Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 1, 1966 · Page 18
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 1, 1966
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County Advance ' THURSDAY, DIC, 1, Railroad still fouiidattoii (Pat ielmond f * * * . ** f ' l has whip hand „ •('',' i A a* riughes^ $ik hav^ niahy, nte- * appointments to moke'during^the com- , «. 6 session of iHe^J^iilkiW^; ^d he;]SvlU in niiany cases bVrequired to appoinl republicans. According to, law all boards and eamn- missiolttt are to-partisan, For instance, in a three^niin fcoai'd'hioit ri\ore than two.'Can be, political party,,? 1 ,, avoided tBy, it a - pros- ng^Ms^party, affilia- IWKI ,wiiiuii;,m'aKee,iHm eligibtefj]'"('/»' tv ' • ' - k^Mi^B^^^/^l^B^^k mm,pw^r-ih hlside^lin^ Mh tha leW , Wiir'alftd^tiiiost ^bVef ! liiors,hav'e'held back on. apooihthients until the end of ttte session' Just tB\hiaka sui-d the a'ppblnitge in«thfe i%-- J1 " 1 alort,g \vltih\th% governor's ptt> i l \ i " fh'the legislature is a &t5£iplfi,g Stone t6 ' appoititm&nts. The legislature 'dft&s net pay enough for a full tims j'ok. those ft cirri Wf- giilfil districts or who sense defeat in tiba next eleoticn are anxlb<;is for appoinitme-niLs. These are most coasiloiis of tha powar of the governor to appotait and for that rea." son avoid at all costs g'olng against anylfhing in lelSlEtion the governor .desires, He has hand. . Hughes has a divi'decl legislature. In <' the senate the democrats have a majority ' of only 3 — 29 rf to >t 32. In ,m.ainy instancss 1 it J takes a two-thirds^rtiajbrity approval -yote 'to confirm the appointment to a board or commission. Thus all such appointments must have 41 votes to confirm, which means nine republicans will have to go along with all Che democrats. ' IN MANY CASES senators and mem- - bers of tlhe house of representatives eye appointive positions. Many of these jobs are for aix r year terms. They can maintain government employment at a good salary and 'have the trouble of running for office. TERMS EXPIRING now ,11- generally e Wads by Governor Efba, who hanldd republicans. In theSe boards and cuMttmis- sifths'.thc exp'ifaiti ! '6h 'd'ates ate staggered, hence iri the two terms Hughes has boon governor ha has replaced many reipaWicams With democrats. „ • Now in order to keep the bipartisan balance' required by law he will have, to name republicans, „ If I/he governor appoints members of IHc legislature he can be reei:onably sure of cohfirmation, Rarely, if ev&r> has the sea- atc'Tejected a representative, and never in memory has the senate ever rejected a senator for .appointment. The club atmosphere of the legislature is such that senators go along with the aip: ponntment without question — in fact have confirmed without investigation of senate appointees. Thus Hughes can have two advantages — one in naming republicans keeping them in tine with his proposals, and second in having them confirmed if he names legislators. • ti • ' Tdo old to spank Men and women students af Grinnell ' .college who staged a test of the ban against room visits are a bit on the wrong sia& *, Whether they know it or not they are '" hot mature enough to take the risks involved 1 in such a practice. ,' Whether the women students have the «igh% to'svisit men in their rooms, or vice •I versa, is a matter not for the students to -decide but for the administration of the school.: , 1 vVi ^ , '-: t" ; )THE RULES against such visits are ; wtiie, 11 ; They are adopted because the older heads in the administration are well aware of the pressures on the 'youngsters today arid have had a long and in many eases an unhappy experience -on which, to base the • 'judgments , ,' , , '"' Also the adminiistration must answer, not to the students, but to their parents for the kind of school they are running and the , _.behavior pattern on the campus. Itiiyould be, enlightening to know what the parents of .these youngsters stressing t for room visits would have to say about the > practice. \ Chances are few would approve. / ' IN A V/AY the college administration is a bit; responsible as standing in lieu of parents to those; enrolled in the school. 4 ' It if sccepted that those who pass over the , lino of accepted moral behavior must leave title school, The school must maintain this f .or lose its students, for parents just won't send their children into such an atmosphere. ' Parents object not because they have forgotten their youth — but because they remember, and know the problems ,and pitfailk: and strains of the younger generation. .Whether the students admit it or not — tlheir parents were young once. Few are those who have not seen some unhappy sequal to disobedience of moral requirements. And they know the temptations of just living without having opportunities for going past the point of no return without being conscious of challenge and consequence. THERE IS TOO MUCH pressure these dftys to grow up too soon. There'are too nuny marriages of youngsters in their teens Wlw have no idea of what they are getting into. '• w - -•'-' -*--"' •s---- —'VAMJ-' The Grinnell students are wrong and down in their hearts they kniow it. They are just going through the protest of youith a- gainst'authority. And psychologists have often commented that when youth acts this way it is because 'they subconsciously want strict guidelines and are much relieved wheni,they are refused something they know instiotivedy is wrong. They really don't want to win. What they are unconsciously doing is protesting ' growing up, seeking to turn back to'the tantrum days When they didn't have the responsibility of making decisions, ;"' They're -too old to spank, tind too young for reason. They must learn to.observe the rules of life as they gradually get their freedom from parental and college authority. For with freedom must come responsibility to others as well as themselves, a a lesson they have yet to learn. It is not,unusual, in fact almost uni- " yersal, that state boards and commissions expand their power sometimes to outrage. ous limits. ' The state cosmetology board is under fire for failing 26 per cent of applicants fot r. hair-dressing licenses. All were graduates ,\ qf schools of cosmetology, 1 ''l The tests included questions in anatomy, bacteriology, the nervous system and J bone structure, At first glance these would ' peem rather far removed from necessary qualifications, Commentary An enlightening commentary on the situation in Washington is contained in a memorandum circulated to aU employes of the gpvefpnent panting «*#<**• Included was the following: ^'It is incumbent upon ea«h and every one of us to take reasonable Tneasures for our own )»l^p^otedion. "Employe? who report for duty or leave tine m<# Mlw daylight hours «houJ4 try uftmt eyer possible to move with group* »f tfl^^^;- »j* »°* ^ <*J» WP^yt te WfJte ®*e sfr&b ajolje alter djrk. "Pmpioyes should not walk down alleys *. or nari'pw TPifsagB'Wiays at afly time and ffecwiWi ^iv» seripus oon&ideraiion to eating |JS|f*fW^ ^^? WWf^*flW*W* AM >A "K W ftol possible to gxiarantee thft in m$m Wfc^ observes ^e pre^utioflf will be frei& ojf yioleoce but tfej^ steps wUJ m duce t^ f m»tmm the possibility of wjwy or property loss,," Tfee government prinifing office Is only blocks from .the Capitol j situation in Washington is not too much ^ worse than in many areas'of big cities. * Perhaps the supreme court decisions on the civil rights of persons accused of crimes has something to do with the increase in crime. Those who turn to violence no longer fear the police and courts. The police are handicapped in their work and the law as interpreted by the supreme court has put a shield around defendants to a ridiculous point. Districting The state bar association is in the process of drawing new lines for judicial districts in the state. The proposal will be placed before the next legislature, The proposal is designed to equalize the load of cases in district courts. One proposal would separate Kossuth county from its long-time association in the 14tb district and tie it in with Hancock, Winnebago, Cerro Gordo, etc. The change is not viewed with any e«r thuf iaam among Kossuth attorneys beoause it Would disrupt long associations and ac- among lawyers in the old 14th. Photo as;*, Are eonfeSSiOftS tool o! taW enfofceniSrtit dtfi^ersH It was agreed by proscuting attorneys at the fall of loWa Cb'-jhty Attt_ . rec6rtily ftt Cedar ftapitts, a oft theif ftV, „ -_ . tHanever thit ctlme ttOfiS,^, and that barring the impojiibilty that they should be caught Wd' haned, .their clianeei M; coftvicted of a felony are WbeM«um*dbythehigh cotrt-t th*t »uch confessiofM must often be obttmod by thirxkte- metfwdi;bUt " ' ^ '* """ J "*T" W know This is desigri£d tx> prewnt switoliyig of or sltejrstions by iteensgers to, iadi- c*tc tto^y ajre older ttwan ftjey regiUy aj-e^ «> buy beer, etc. Tfef Double wt& pliptos, es^jiy if fa^mn, W we Ultr XwBct - L f An astute Interrogator like Winy mi., , own Sheriff Bob Blfrckef, \vkhout -„ -,-,--, _-, —-. , It has 1 long Iteen a ;i§M;*e*. fcikltelort to «WMpinent or the ed by Wright Cotinty Attorney qu ircment that a su* P e«tTe ad- . slightest Amount of "rough eftltff" Dewayae Knctfhaug, thai* ircofr vised of his right* to legal COM* i- could la^ mote often' thtti; ftot feissi&M af'en't dead they hava ,*! and that such counsel Will be obt*in Incriminating confeMlon3 at least bS&h SSfloUSly \*-pllh^d. provided by tihe tiMhty If tha ac- when no more thin olrcumttttn- Because of U. S. Supreme cuScd danhot afford the expense, tial evidence pointed to the sus- Coutt doasicms handed down in . In [the Sttplfehie/C^u^'sropinltt.l* ' pect, ,; the past year dr., two, DO mutfo hoW&vetf, sutoh emphasis mtM t>e It w«t not infrequently simply emtohasis hy>3&nplafeed oh a» ,; liven Ihis advice/Mat Jt k;a a caifc Of the accused "gsitihg it surimg that* a su'S'p'k'C have'coun- A rare c*te.,thkt finds ft *u*p&et off his chest"; but it to,«M«tn- stl at hind before submitting to ^coiifcsaing bsfote being counscll- dividual who will indulge his any quefcttomrtg that criminal •« ed by a lawyer to,fchield himself conscience if counsel has advis- co/ivictioils'haVeldwin^leditttJin^.KVytith prcuactiye r silence. >^ ed him, "JUst say nothing; and alarming'^iegree. One county attorney pointed they'll, nev&r be able ,to pin ,r Proposed now is a drivers license of similar to those used for credit cards by oil gomwnies and so forth. The idea is gko to 'h«ve the photo of the driver on; thj& flourishes more than ever baf ore as criminals are turned loose tions have fallen off from five to cisiong wojld witiha.it question as much as 5.0 per cent in theiar, j have gone fres today, because his respective bailiwicks. .Accused guilt-; was established by a con- through courtesy v of the critical persons of virtually unque-tio.i-, fessioh readily obtained by quits- Court decisions. The public is al able guilt have to be freed time ^ttoning batore* the criminal coa- aftftr time baciausei thp iir«,t ,Salted with Counsel. '- U T thing bgal counsel tells them is, ,s,| j Bvery county attorney can find "Say nothing!" •> , . in his owh files Similar cases. It ready ^paying . an increasingly high p||ce for tihe over-scrupulous protection being rendered to individuals 'suspected of crime. Thankful for many things ''> * i', ' * a small town offers people Hunting rules (M. B. Crabb* in Eaglt Grey* Eaglt) Last week a friend commented to us that tihe people of Eagle Grov6 do not promote the (own like they could easily do and "brag up" r the good things We have here. Rather, they complain about the things they don't like and wind up running down the ,town more than they compliment Jt. •\-;:,r-;-> ! '.'., : . : .. •',•,••/•':.•.- Mullinig this over in the spirit of Thanksgiving Day and expanding it further we decided that we personally have much for which to be thankful. In udditiom to the normal things like our family and good life, we are thankful for Eagle Grove. ' ' -; We are thankful for the sincerity and friendliness of the peo- ule we have found here and for the many friends ws l have made here. We are thankful 'for a wonderful school system to give our children the finest education available in a good community in Which to guide them in adulthood. •\rrriri'>ft4fi'>f •: '.b-itviKHff ;.^v"?r We are thankful for an agres- sive and imagin4tiye' busiriess oonununiity which constantly seeks to improve itself, assuring' the town, and us, a bright future. v We are-even thankful for the person who criticizes the town, not .because he doesn't like it but because he wants to improve it, aiid especially thankful for those individuals who gave freely of many hours of their time to make those improvements become a, reality. A gr&at deal of criticism is published in this column, on the state and national level but this again, is in the interest of improvement. As a journalist and a citizen we are thankful we heve the right to publish honest criticism Without fear of retribution. y We are thankful for the free choice to Uve in a state which contains some of the most productive areas in the world anid among the people who make it •'**>''•'• ••'.'•' ' . '. : ' :' , '••" .'•'"' I We are awed When we gaze at our national flag and realize it is the emblem of all the honor ^ and glory of tlie greai.test r nation the world has ever known; We are thankful we are among the small percentage >of-theHvorW's population privileged to live ,- here.'v; .*•"•/ ••'.'.''"'•". ; ; .:' '• : .". ; ', ; ' I Yes ji we .criticise and do our , share of complaining but not because we are ungrateful. , (Dcnisen The .advent of the hunting season and two recent gun accidents in'Iowa move us to use the columns of, this newspaper to urge all parents to teach and insist on gun safety. There is no way that we can overemphasize the education of yovmg people in the practice of simple rules of safe hunting and gun handling. The rules that we have printed and taught through the columns of this newspaper are as follows: (1) Never hunit alone. (2) Never cross a fence without first unloading your gun. (3) Never allow your gun to be pointed at anything that you do not expect to .kill. (4) Always carry your gun on safe until it is on the target and take the safe off only when you are, certain that there is no danger of hitting another object or person. , (5) Keep firearms and ammunition where they cannot be reached by children, preferably under lock and key. y (6) Never shoot across a road- Benefits young j|e<iple most (7) Always ask , permission, to hunt and inform the owner and tenant where you will hunt and how long. '.. •': -V, •':'..;•;., .'••„•. ;.. ' • (8) .Obey .all the laws controlling hunting, -especially those uv volving, firearms in an automo- '"' ' iC. P. Woodr in ' Strong as our market system si —"and great as its accomplisih- ments have been iii the past -r- , it is nipt impregnable. It can be engulfed, even :by those with the bast intentions; for many times those who heed the superpro- ductiveness of the market system the most seem to understand it the least." / The greatest 'beneficiaries of the United States ffe* enterprise, free market economy are the young people, who ;haye to get started in life. They do not realize that without private enterprise aiVii property ownership there would be no real freedom ,' of choice for the individual—he would depen4 on the state for employment. >•'«. • Strange as it may seem, in a nation that takes pride in bo«st- . ing of its academic freedom, little of the bread and butter principles of economic* titwt speH freedom of opportunities, and the right to profit by ones own efforts, are taught in our schools and colleges. How many high schools and college students, for example, realize that representative government cannot continue to ex- isit'itt this country unless the in^ dividual retains the privilege of 'making his living without regard to political considerations? How many can see that gjoy- ernment ownership and domination of industry must be continuously resisted, not because industry is sacred, it can be controlled, but because the freedom of the individual is inseparable from the future of private enterprise? Hovf many realize that so long as representative government is thie system desired by U_. S. citizens, H is imperative that the people be constantly informed of the part private enterprise 'and private employment play in maintaining that system? ! Jf the basic principles of economics on which our nation was founded were stressed more in 'our schools, young people would ga|n greater respect for, and appreciation of, the privileges and PBportunities they enjoy under 0% representative form of government. They would acquire love for a country that gives them freedom. , (9) Be sure of the jtarget before you pull the trigger; Know identifying features of game you ' '' ' '' This is a choice? IJnf air (Bill Maur.r in Sun) (Ntil Maurtr i Sun) Out in Indiana a man.was Uv- ing with a woman wilh three kids, then got in worse trouble and went to court because of some traffic tickets. The judge s»i4 he'd let him off on the traffic tick* if he married the lady. Name your po»on, is the name of the g»me. Renunds the baUfUn«er of the youug Uwreas mao, sinfile, and ripe for the service. The More than 'half a million Iowa taxpayers would be affected i| action is taken on a suggestion n»4e l>y Pr, Jamei Papke, PUTT dw University 0cowoiiwst, to the Iowa Tax Study Advisory Com' mittee appointed by Gov. Harold jowam now deduct the amount th*y h*ve paid in federal income taies §$ they figure how much thiy owe in, 6t»te inconve luxe*. Pw*» suggest* either Uraltog lower* put that the deduction oveuue collected in income taxes by $15 mil- Sftt of transportation ^ f^^^^^St_ySi (C. P. Wood, Anyone der the ( lean raiiroads that rail i ^ syatetti ih this eAuhtoy'is due JD 4 surprise. , , As'a result of the development of new types of, equipment, aggressive 1 bu&iness-gelting ma* Igement' policies and the inherent ecohomics of mass-freigh movement, the rails .are in al likelihood entering a period , of their greatest service, to the na ' --. . The Association of American Railroads reported recently thai the railroads hauled nieiarly 2.4 million n'ew mobryehicles in the Urst half, of 1968. They.antici pate handling some 4.7 > million new. vehicles by the end of this year. Traffic growth has. been aitiributed to the '-railroads steadily expanding fleet of auto- giant, spsc Iff modern u ' a of -Ah eAchd* ofty -standard or smaller MtfB8. , . ^3te the intro'dudioft M to* auto-rack cars ih ld&0. Wte toil ahiare '6! the a,uto shipment rtidf- has jumped ffofti 0.9 to 40.2 one facet of modern technology. ^,. , , ., * , :, InevitaMy, the, d'ay Will reiurn When tHe rails Ml a^surtie their Ml ahd rightful place ih the ttianSportajttbn picture — wtofen every 'form of transport, is permitted 1 'Uttder equitable tax/and regulatory .policies to" fill the trart&port role for Which, each is best suited. • . i . (10) Hunt. only -with. companions who practice these rules. Leave any party where any ,pf : the rules are violated, especially if any of»the party .has been drinking. ;.. y-..''. -- ; y •.>,•• '• s-..",Ti>ere are other basic rules, but if those listed above ; are strictly followed there is little danger of an avoidable accident spoiling your hunting fun. We believe that youngsters who are properly taught to abide by these simple rules will make good sportsmen and better citizens. Assessing blame ••(Neil Maurer in • Laurent Sun) J. Merrill Anderson, president of the Iowa Farm Bureau, had some good advice for housewives last week in his report to the 48th annual convention of the organization he heads. Instead of picketing grocery stores, the farm leader pointed out, they should "strike againat excefisive government spending." He said this is the reel cause of rising prices—in ill ureas, not only find. "A* farmers/' he continued, "we wonder why housewives are protesting at a tune when—for $ lower percentage of their weiefc ly wage than ever before in. history—the food industry is providing (hem with better quality and a foreater auantitv of food." iPT"^ IK 99V ir^p^Tr* ^^HWMWFTJJ^ *aw w^v^t* It it trm? th§t AjnefM?i)''i con* sumen enjoy t*» be«em» of the man i4vwced food J ^ and distrUwtiofl «y»- go to the service oin to war. The local nan, faoweyer, felt l?F*Vf ?? W^Mpy^ 5flflWr*JJ p^HiiroWnBs aP^B|W ^ w 1st the state to pick up » tidy mm, but i» our opinion it is *n uaf wr proposal, There is already too -------- Soa^tto)giswrongui(Jmooun*ry.Th» too ow** Uke ih,e person photoed. I'd rather gift," b# more, r*ther tb»n ti.<w» for t»xe« paid. wt >.ii* mm $mm# motm inijt if faimnat" te ^&K7% flIHJf ^f ^WfWWw ••P^. flVa^MVJM^ -Jauft ^Lflfte^hflAa^a^flAi AV DaMnSTttii S tSSWn& r^BW^ffiBl ^ ^& ^^& BW^p^P^^^ w^G^^^ MIM ^^W^V^M^nt ^fl^tfuK^tf " -*•**•* l www * p^w^y«^^p^w ^^wpflifl^* NATIONAL NEWS s($bc ADVANCI MiaiCairrWN 'RATI On« Y«or In County ond to«neor«t post office outside of County -r- Six months In County and "to nearest post office .--—---Year outside County, and to other than nearest outside P.O.s All rights to matter published In the Alaona Kossuth County Advance are reserved, including news, feature, advertising OP other, and nproduc- tion in any manner I* prohibited except by written permlsslori of the publishers of the Algeria Kossuth County - Advance in each nstance. *n manuscripts, articles or pictures ore sent at the owners risk. »•••••••••»»•••«••••«««•••••»•»•««•>•*•«•"••»••« BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ' DIRECTORY - Insurance Investments ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All lines of Insurance' 208 East State St. Ph. .295-3178 BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance 109 North Dodge Ph. 295-2735 , BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 6 North Dodge St. Polio Insurance ' Ph. 29^5443 Home-^Autompbile—.Farm Chiropractors DR. D. D. ARNOLD Chiropractor ^ , 120 N. Moore , Mon. -Wed.,- IH. 9 a.m. - 5 p.Bt Phone 295-5*71 DR. M. R. BALOWIN , Chiropractor Office Phone R*s. Phon* 295-2378 ., 295-3306' Office Hours: Mon. - Tues. - Wt<l - Friday 8:30-5:00; r/ ; Thursday and Saturday 8:30^12.00 KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $102,000.0001 worth of Insurance in force. A Company, Safe, secure. 'Lola Scufflum, Secy. - Farm Management HERBST INSURANCE . AGENCY For Auto, House,. Household Goods, and Many Other Forms Ph. 295-3733 Ted S. Htrfcwt " RICHARD A. MOEN Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern on«*t0f> Insurance Service Business • Home * c Car • life 295-5955 P.O. Box 337 " Sund*t Insurance Aftncy Complete Insurance Service 118 South Dodge - Algona, Iowa Phone 8-2311 RICKUEM A OIILAN INSURANCE AOENCY AH TvMf ff (invranc* Ph. » 5-SSJf tr »54ill ALOONA CARLSON MANAIIIMINT COMPANY llV» N. Dedf* ati-ani LEON H. LAIRD Farm Management Good .management is Good Business 820 So. Harriet Phone 295-3810 Doctors JOHN N. KENEPICK, M. D. Physician,and Surgeon 218 W. State Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Ph. 295-2614 , MELVIN 0. BOURNE,<M. D. / Phvsidan & Surgeon 118 No, Moore 9t Office Phone 295-2945 Residence Ph, 295-2277 DAN L, MAY, M, D. ^ M.D. Clinic Bidg. 109 W, State S*. Algona, Iowa ________ Office Ph. 295-2828 O^AiWlM *i lf*^?? H JOHN M. 5CHUTTER, M. D. Eye* Examined, Contact Lenses, Hearing Aid Gla««si, 9 East SUte Street Hourt 9:00 a m v to 5 00 p.m. doted Saturday AfternooM Residence Phone 295-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M. D. Residence phone 295-5917 Pto^cianr and Surgeww JPJ2.N, Dodge, Algona Office Phone if 5-2401 W». OONAUO J, « ;' . • AnalvfU and . . Visual Training Contact Uwei JOS So Hw1»n, Algoni Phoi* W18748 OK, 4- •, HARRIS JR. Dentist «25} R State St. H3 BMt state St. •>« LIROY i. IT^OHMAN SPHTti Dentist 111 N. Moore St. iSWBpWl t VvpHNmR rn.

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