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Mary Sue Zeimet, St. Joe, Bride In May 28 Nuptials ST. JOE - Mary Sue Zeimet became the bride of Robert F. ' Nelson, Saturday, May 28th in a double ring ceremony at St. Joseph's Catholic church with Rev. Leo C. Schumacher officiating. Acolytes were Nicholas Capesius and John nig. Organist was Kathleen Plathe. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Zeimet of St. Joe. Mr. Nelson is the son of Mrs. Henry Zwick, Chicago, ni. and Mr. Gunnerd A. Nelson, Temple City, Calif. The bride, given in marriage by her father, was attired in an exquistely fashioned gown of shadow lace over satin. The slim skirt was enhanced by a garland of satin roses. The skirt fell into a carriage back. Her headpiece of lace petals featured crystal and seed pearl trim. The train length tulle veil a single red rose. Her jewelry vli worn," a gift from the groom was a flower pendent. Sandy O'Brien was maid of honor, and Kristine Plathe, was bridesmaid. Bestman was Henry Zwick Jr., of Chicago, HI., brother of the groom and Donald Leedy, Lawrence, Kansas, a friend, served as groomsman. Ushers were David Zeimet, St. Joe brother of the bride and Anton Schroer, Lawrence, Kans., a friend. In charge of flowers were Mrs. Florian Neuroth and Mrs. Elizabeth Zeimet. Reception was held at Johnny's Steak Harbor at Humboldt with 150 guests. Mrs. Robert Zeimet and Mrs. Edward Ruhnke were in charge of the cake with Mrs. Fred Rice Jr., and Mrs. James Schuller were in charge of the punch. Mary Kay Neuroth was in charge of the registration of guests. In charge of the gifts were Janet Erpelding, Marlene Schneider, Georgia Thul and Ann Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Neldon went to Wisconsin on their wedding trip and will make their home in Lawrence, Kans. The bride, a graduate of Gar ri- gan high school and was employed at the First National Bank, Ft. Dodge, Mr. Nelson is a graduate of Northwestern University, Evanston, m. and is doing graduate work at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans, Among the pre-nuptial festivities honoring the bride was a linen shower at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Milford Plathe. Hostesses were Kristine Plathe and Sandy O'Brien. JWUrry-Go-Round '*•*><!< come involved in war with U. S. True, the Moscow line has been hardening toward the United States, but not sufficiently to indicate a major change in the coexistence policy. - o- --MEDICARE SNAFU-When medicare becomes effective July 1, you can look for new fireworks. Top officials of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare are almost panic-stricken for fear they won't be able to handle medicare patients. The reason is that an amazing number of hospitals will not have qualified to serve these patients, either because of poor sanitation or their refusal to comply with civil rights requirements. In Mississippi, for example, only 2 1/2 per cent of all the hospitals in the state applied for the medicare program. Most of the others either refuse to accept Negro patients at all, or to do so without segregation. In Texas, only 300 out of 700 hospitals will be listed for medi- care treatment. The Surgeon General, Dr. William Stewart, appears complacent about the whole problem. But with only several weeks to go before medicare goes into effect, it now appears the program will be stymied in many areas of the country. And if that happens , all the storms we already have witnessed may seem mild by comparison. - o —POLITICAL CAMPAIGN— FUNDS- President Johnson has sent Congress a bill aimed at regulating one cause of Doddism big campaign funds. An important section of the bill was added after the Dodd scandals hit the front pages - the section requiring members of Congress to report all gifts and outside income over $100 received by them, or any member of their family. Inside the Justice Department this has become known as the "Dodd Section." The bill, of course, is not as strong.as it should be - but a tough bill probably would never get through Congress. I'ts simply a fact of political life that costs of campaigning now are so high that ordinary men can't afford to run for office unless they can raise large funds for expenses such as TV time. ,;,Thiis the whole system of political contributions needs to be overhauled, perhaps requiring TV and radion stations to contribute free time to candidates as a public service. Meanwhile, there are other cases of possible Doddism that Congress ought to investigate. For example, Congressman Harold Cooley of North Carolina last, year used his chairmanship of the House Agriculture Committee to pass a sugar bill which will cost American housewives an .extra $700 million'a year and will pay out millions from HISJORrS SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS flly Dl"OW Pta WASHINGTON - President Johnson is now injecting his own political know-how into the chaotic Buddhist vs. Catholic military confrontation in South Viet Nam. In the past, LBJ has personally directed all of the military bom- ing . of North Viet Nam. No bombing mission took off without . his okay of the targets. This was because he did not •always trust military judgment on.bombing targets in the north. Regarding the South Viet Nam political situation, however, the President kept hands off; left this •to Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge. Now he has reversed this, is giving as much attention to the political chaos as he did to military targets. He supported Lodge in his earlier advice to crack down hard with military force against Ky's opposition. But simultaneously he urged that Ky bring the Buddhists and key civilian leaders into his administration. This technique of the carrot and the stick now is making some progress, but hasn't diminished anti- American sentiment in the big cities, nor is it likely to. Military reports received at ,!the White House continue to be 'favorable, The United States lias put such overwhelming numbers of troops into the field that the Viet Cong has no choice but to avoid head-on battles, However, the more troops the United States puts in, the greater the civilian anti-American sentiment. LBJ continues to tell Con* The Continental Congres* appointed Thomas j«ffenon, John Adamft, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert R. Livingston to draft a Declaration of Independence, June 10, 1776. American Marines captured Btlleau Wood, Jane 11, 1918. The United States and Russia signed a mutual aid agreement, Junell, 1942. The American Army embarked for Cuba, June 12, 1898. Schmelllng knocked out Loute, June 12, 1936. The U. 8. Department of Labor was established, June 13, 1888. Hawaii was organized as a territory, June 14,1900. President Roosevelt froze German and Italian funds, June 14, 1941. The Magna Charter, the Great Charter, was issued by King John of England, June 15, 1215. The first robot bomb struck London, June 16, 1944. in sugar benefits to countries picked by Cooley, though some of them previously did not export sugar. In writing the bill he listened to the sugar lobbyists, and they in turn collected over $350,000 in lobbying fees for persuading him to favor their clients. Later a testimonial dinner was arranged for Cooley. The sugar lobbyists, of course, contributed liberally. - o - —SCORE FOR JACKIE— The horse set of New Jersey isn't too happy about having Jackie Kennedy ride with them. They say Mrs. Kennedy and her children attract too many photographers and that this turns the Saturday hunts into publicity shows. But when the New Jersey Socialites barred the widow of the late President from hunting on Saturdays, Mrs. Gil Slater got a call from the former Secretary of the Treasury, Douglas Dillon, stating that if they barred Mrs. Kennedy from riding, the club could not hunt over his land. Since Dillon owns the choicest hunting area in northern New Jersey, that ended that. Jackie can now ride to the hounds on Saturdays. - o - —TAX LOOPHOLES— President Johnson could finance the Viet Nam war with- outh raising taxes, simply by closing the oil loopholes and compelling the oil companies to pay their fair share of the tax load. This is the view of Treasury experts, who estimate that the. 20 top oil companies alone escaped paying $6 billion in taxes during the 1955-65 period. The taxes these 20 companies managed to avoid would finance the entire Viet Nam war for eight months. Of course, every cent the oil companies do not pay must be made .up by less privileged taxpayers. Even the smallest business and the lowest wage earners, for example, pay 20 percent of their income in federal taxes. Yet the 22 largest oil companies paid only 4 percent of their income to the U.S. Treasury in 1964, according to the latest available figures. Though the oil companies try to suppress information about their tax payments, this column has learned that five oil companies - Atlantic, Marathon, Richfield, Sinclair and Sunray paid no federal taxes at all In 1964. - o —OIL DEPLETION ALLOWANCE— The most glaring tax loophole is the 27 1/2 percent depletion allowance, which gives oil companies a tax rebate on the cost of every barrel taken from the ground. The argument is that the owner should be permitted to write off the declining value of his well. However, he can go on taking the deduction long after he has recovered his Investment. The figures show that, for the average oil well, the owner deducts from his taxes 19 times the original cost. Other "golden gimmicks" have been less advertised. George E. Allen, the oil-rich pal of Presidents, once confided that the intangible drilling and development allowances were even more lucrative than the depletion allowances. "Almost no one outside the industry knows about the intangible allowances," chuckled Allen. While other corporations are socked the full 52 percent corporate tax rate, oil companies end up paying a few percentage points. In 1963 it rose to 5 percent. But in 1962, as in 1964, the rate for the top 22 companies was an average 4 percent. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spry, Judy, Joyce and Bill spent the Memorial Day weekend with relatives and friends at Anita, la. Terry and Brenda Meyer, children of the EuClarie Meyers spent the weekend with their grandmother, Mrs. Ella Meyer. Mrs. Nettie Lavrenz, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lavrenz and Harold attended morning worship services Sunday at the Trinity Lutheran church, Algona. They were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Groen, in honor of their daughter, Christine's confirmation, who was one of a class of 25 confirmed during the worship service. The Glee Bullocks, Milton, la. spent Memorial weekend with her sister, Mrs. LorettaWaltmanand with other relatives and friends. thurtday, 9, 1966 (la.) Upp*f DM M*1M**I Mr. and Mrs. Owen Hopkins, Fredricksburg were weekend guests at the J. L. Miller home. The ladies are sisters. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Llchter, West Union, became the proud parents of their first child on Saturday, May 28. A baby daughter made her debute at the Memorial hospital, West Union, weighing in at 6 Ibs., 13 oz. She has been named, Lori Rae. Proud grandparents are Dr. and Mrs. M. I. Lichter and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lovstad. Proud great grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Howie, Mason City and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller, Algona. gressional friends that the war will be over in 1967. If it isn't political reports indicate that he will have an extremely difficult, time getting the American electorate to approve either his policies or him personally in the!968 election. . - o - —NEW CHINESE DANGER— The most disturbing development in tl\e Far East has been a reversal of -intelligence es-. timates regarding Red China and war; hitherto U. S. intelligence estimates have stated that the Chinese would not enter the Viet Nam war and could not be provoked into doing so. But the latest estimate placed on President Johnson's desk is to the contrary. He has. been warned that the Chinese communist position is changing and' that China could intervene, This reversal is based upon domestic troubles inside China plus loss of face from Chinese setbacks in Indonesia and elsewhere in Asia, plus all of Africa except for Guinea, and Cuba. ' Pts believed by. our intelligence experts that the Chinese leaders are becoming desperate and might look for an involvement with the United States to solidify their position'at home. The situation may not oeasbad as they believe, however, One important (actor which is found to restrain the Chinese is the attitude of Soviet Russia, As long as Moscow is opposed to war and refuses to support Peking, Peking is not liltejy to be* don't swelter! switch to electric air-conditioned comfort! Algona Municipal Utilities Mr. and Mrs EuClaire Meyer attended the marriage of Dennis Hammerstrom and Janice E. Leopold at the St. John's Lutheran church at Redwood Falls, Minn on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Herrick and family, and Mrs. Betty Miller and family left Monday for Okoboji for a week's vacation. Memorial weekend guests at the Walter Steward home were their children and families, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Steward and family, Hazelcrest, HI., Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stewart and boys, Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Steward, Madrid, la. Perry Steward, Muscatlne, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller, Darrell and Joyce, Estherville, Karen and Tlmmy Steward. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Schaeller, Darcy and Kathi spent Sunday at Ledyard, where they attended the 10th reunion of the class of 1956 of which Mrs. Schaeller was a member. The George Beckers and the Floyd Sills enjoyed a picnic at Tuttle Lake Park on Memorial Day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Don Mitchell accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Al Offenheiser, Iowa Falls, left early Sunday for a months vacation at the Mitchells Island Cott-.. age in Canada. 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It must be met and faced with determination and single purpose. Let us not rely on sure forgiveness. Instead, we should seek strength to do right, to be right, and not ' have to live so often with the hope for forgiveness. these Special Weekly Church Messages brought to you by the following PUBLIC-SPIRITED BUSINESSES: HUTZELL CITGO SERVICE Floyd Hulzell, Service Station Roy R. Hutzell, Bulk Plant - 295-2362 ESSER DRY CLEANERS FREE Pick-up and Delivery Phone 295-2827 — Algona, Iowa ZENDER'S Clothing for Men and Boy* POST MOVING and STORAGE Local & Long Distance Phono 295-2275 - Algona, Iowa PIONEER HI-BRED CORN CO. Herb Hedlund, Production Manager Ptrry Collint, Experimental Mgr. METRONICS, INC O. B. Harme* "Super Speed" Tool* FARMERS SERVICE CENTER, Inc. Merton Ron, Mgr. 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