Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on December 8, 1966 · Page 18
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"ft** 9'•"MM fr *>••*•>•»• CtfA qssutii Coutity Adv&t M;^, yii iHrJ^^if ~lt 31 KMivkU mlt , MKI THURSDAV, Did I, i' ..' .*.. Jt£ LH ^±4. 1, t...?. i ilr.ii/x^.'- ii,i i i gtip The republican surge irt thfe November etodion has had the effect of encouraging s prospective candidates for the election' of \ 1968, . . <• . Also Hughes will be. running: for.U, S. oil , . ' senator and will be oil , the state ; giving encouragement to 1 tttb& who f ! to run against him ttiift yeir. i The senatorial race poiei ,i • for prospective repUbllcih cin<iia*te«; but - the feeliHg is now that Hughes will Hkve ' run his course by I960 atid cAh be beiten, ALSO ENCOURAGING is the ftct the ; ropublicdH sweep brought hew ind more v glamorous names into the repUbllctii pre«. idential picture. This can.me^H i lot to ! state and local candidate* .for 4uite often, '' as witness the laHdslideiri 1964 -^ the pres- Jdent carries whole tlbketi ih with Mini. : . , ' . The Goldwater era i* effectively ended '< and lie will have ho real influence iti. .fo6 , selection of the candidate., Atao. in Io|W^ the race made by Murray indicates Hughes. c$n ; be, beaten. Murray was .not a popular, Joyri- didate and made several ' campaign "injis- ,; takes. 4 ir \ ( ^ r «.' -^, •.. I'.' .Nixon is also out of ,ihe picture, find Wiiile able and dedicated has been spooked '- by circumstances, not entirely His fault; But he is a team player and will be helpful. > i*k \ ft^ » f^^nt *««••/•*»« ft *ngt lit *• V"i«*»W»' • * i, ' r > |j> •+, , t . . BIGGEST MYSTERY now is the intention of Senator Hickenlobpfer,' whose,, term expires at the end of the next election,; He has been in the senate since 1945 and is credited with an excellent record. He ; is , also popular and well known in lowk. ' ' It is believed Hickenlooper could have the nomination if he wants it, though/ sev- ' era! have lightning rods Up 'just in case he doesn't. These include David &anjey; ,Mus> catine, Don Johnson, former, hattotuu Legion commander, West Branch; atiid James , fbrmer, congressman, Cedar Ra* pids, Others may develop as the slon of the legislature unfolds and either bounces men to the forefront or drops them into political liriibb. WHILE THfe SENATE race waits there w a wide open field for governor. Hughes $iii, not run 'for, a, fourth term — he must ga uji or out. This means a. democrat in Wife two years Will seek to win support. , (r . -Mentioned at this stage of the game Is, RoHert Fulton, present lieut.-gov&rhor W)B Had a marrow squeak in being reeleoti ed.this foil, and Paul Franzeniburg, of Coft- riS, present treasurer reelecteid in the 1966 election. On the republican side Robert K. Beck is itching to make another run after his narrow defeat for the homiiiatibh by Miir- ' r'a> 1 . >Also Stanley is considering the goy'er- nor race. Statfe Senator Max Mills, who rtoftrly upset Fulton, is still in the senate . arid has a potent forum to advance his ideas. ... ••;': ' : . : < ' : " '. .-',;. ' ' THERE ARE OTHERS also in the offing. Senate Ledder Robert Rigler, is •one. Also when Maurice Baringer, Oelwein, was elected speaker for the 1967 session he automatically becomes a potential prospect. The coming hassiles in the legislature , will 'have a marked effect on the political for1.unes of everyone concerned. Hughes is vitally affected because he must deliver on his promises and faces an astute and pb- ter.t republican force. Governors i usually lose face as their length of service expands. He is thus under the gun in more ways than one. Actually the races for the 1968 election will start on January 1, 1967. For politicians it will be an interesting year. Is the test unfair? A< , One of trie problems, in licensing! by 'the state through boards arid conuiiissions 4s shown i ( cosmetology in the recent /controversy .over, y examinations/ *' * / , i' -*'^' \ In a test given last August' 190, out. pf 720 taking the test were failed. ;• This was 26 per cent and caused ,some questioning 1 about the fairness of the test and . ability of the person tested to .understand' the (question. , \ ' i', r ' / * , Th"e test questions were "revised gs a result of the large number failing in;' AU^- ust and in November a new te«t,wa< gt^n. There were 482 taking the' November 'test and 263 failed, or 55 per cerit. double ihe percentage of failures in August! 1 ' • ;' . ' '•.i i . ' »'''«.' %V IU > M, 'i M v ,'i ! ! ; ALL; THOSE TAKING the tests were *•- ' • ___ l_i 4i» ___ i_._i_*_.i'-.'i-_«.'>. 2«_-- j_f_i ' Jc_ . of cosmetology arid accredited by the state/ .bocks approved by the state.vi /' "'t, ' »•, ! !•' And strangely enough 174 df^tyioieibe- ihb re-examined had 122 failures.' It'is l of course understood that ffbrnetinies a^atu- deiVi is just too thick-headed tb; pass.' i But when those being re-examined fail jn such a large number it would indicate something fa There is Wo appeal until "anotherle^t. . else 1S wrpng. ,, . •«•••, ,,. tf they are qualified they should be passed. ) \ Usually those who fail in one test bone up hard for the second go-around and'have had experience in what the tests include _* JF J »_ _ A A _ _ A t .'. . * trap students. ' ,Some of this may be the result of what many professional groups call "up-grading" the' profession, f which in, the parlance of the public sometimes means keeping newcomers out so those who are in, can have a bit of a monopoly and less competition. There have been some complaints that tho-ie already estabu'shed. in ther-tra^heve put pressure on the board of examiners to limit the number of hairdressers entering, the" Held. Th'e association of cosmbtbtbgy schools charges the board determines the number who can pass even before the examination is given. •!' ONLY PURPOSE of a state examihar tipli board is to be certain those Who are licensed have completed normal require- mfnts in the profession, It is not to determine the number of practitioners in the field. , v p • To-deny a license for the profession's selfish, interest is not only wrong but unr fili^ ta\the students, \^»en they failed the test the student was barreri from oractic- aml what to study up on. EITHER SCHOOLS are not teaching sat the examiners consider important or exaniiners have written t, nit^pCpkinfi trifles < designed Costly t^ they are qualified they should be passed. /," Under fire is a section of the tesi on anatomy, bacteriblbgy, the nervous system aiM| bone structure. Mos,t failed these tech- ni<al\medical questions. The examiners are under the state department of health, That department should a look-see into the examination ques- •• ' ' Patrol Cars used by the highway patrol should air conditioning, to (to^lj^'pliiiap :th£se cars are used as officesi by the Piitrol- nwn. They are in them hour .after hour, aiyl in the summer with the sun befting [down that can be disagreeable. ' ; > , The offers made to the state executive <$mei| for hew cars wi«i air conditioners w<jre Reasonable, 9 lot better than tti^ nv- erage citw^ii eouW ge(. Tfcip only proWein be equipping oJo^r car| *U|1 lit;i^e, i Apyway the average citizen stopped by patrolman would much rattier have « cool and comfortable man than one who is hot irritated. The recent decision of the state prinl- board to take bids on printing prases use by the state recalls the uproar,of ie 15 years ago when they were bfc)ine<$ the legisJature. At that time a committee of the s^nite id several of these small duplicating >ses in departments. There was no ac- ng for the press nor for the product. ; least one ins^ince it was 'd^aovered m departjnent was prM^;jjpj|r^t |f sgnds of pjeces seeking pay increases better status for the'd^iE^nelit. The departments wer^ dliwiiig tons of ' from the state printing ward for no, re§&o^ was ever givea nor was re any fciikl of superviskw as to what printed. bwigtt for piirtifflj ftwpiBf for ote wm ^1pw«4 by the what was termM aj da for the department was printed by the hundreds of thousands without even showing UP in the budget of the department, When this was uncovered by the committee the legislature took steps to ban the duplicating printing devices. It was found the cost of operating them far exceeded what the printing would have cost on a bid batis. . .„, ,N9W ilgeen^ the dqor is being opened again and the printing board is ambitious to do the printing for the legislature of bills and journals. , _ Ja the past the new bills and the day's proceedings were picked up at 5 p.m. daily and were printed during the night and placed on legislator's desks the next morning. In many cases the printer was hard pressed to make it during rush times, but the private printer never failed. It i|i doubtful any government printing agency pan come up with comparable serv* at anywhere near the cost. Red China The vote on admitting Red China to the United Nations lost by a bigger vote tlib year than last. Actually the proposal was to |jve lied China the place now held by,Nationalist China and kicking the latter out. The vote this year reflected a change of, heart by come small nations who viewed Red China's actions in Viet Nam and other areas such as Indo China with distaste. Many small nations which formerly supported Red China 'have gained enough stability tand experience In the world to change their position. They became disil- i • AftiertCan agriculture England's Welfare state (M«.) Democrat) dwcllets in general teem uhaware of significant changes taking place in American agriculture. They should pay more attention, to such developments which will affect them in terms of both food costs and international retettoni, In ft seme, this country's huge and noUbly efficient machine for producing food and fiber is in the process of shifting gears. After a lohg. period of holding back to avoid letting farm surpluses; get oiiiof hand, the farmers are 'noW being Urged to in- creasb their output Of major crops. This reflects tiWo factors. One is that there are, substantially lower stocks of dairy products, wheat-and feed grains tha.fi iri the recent past. Another is-that, as rising world food needs become increasingly evident, there is more and mare talk of using American agriculture all-out as a Weapon to fight world huttger. Farm Income in, the United States How stands at record levels on a per farm basis. Gene Futrell, an Iowa State University economist who special- istes in this area, 'predicts that 1967 farm income will equal or perhaps even surpass this year's, He feels that rhcderats production irticreases in feed grains, wheat, soybstos, hogs, milk and cattle are warranted, But he also notes the danger that rising farm prices mey be inflationary, artd warns that production increases should be made "prudently and in line with expected demands." That advice, sound at - any time, is particularly apt at a time wiheti the .national: economy appeafs to.be in for someihing of a slow* down. Whatever happens, however, farm product exports are likely to go rising. They .went up atoout $600 million this year and are expected to go higher in 1966-67. If national policy shifts to place emphasis on turning U.S. agriculture loose against world hungeir, farmers may experience an unprecedented boom. not n inflatidii (CP.WoodilH Sheldon Mail) For years, the U. S.'has "i.... .. ed" creeping inflation. The planners tell us itjs p gopd for us. M it is like a rattlesnake that goes his way Uititil Int^r/erred with, then ife rattle warns. Now the rattles of inflatibh are heard on .all;sides'.';/ ! -'v;.//,-',,-; .' ' ; ^:. - '.';: Writing in the August issue of The Reader's Digest, W. L. White discusses "The Rising Risk of Runaway Inflation." He explains how foreign e^ntries can clean He says: - ; 'iDwiiii' ftiok;»f v our country's history; gold has served as a valuable alarnv system — and has given, ..the', dtizeh a check on, his government. If ; the government was ^extravagantly spending more than it took in . ... a citizen cotild, protect him- self against inflation by ing and getting gold for his paper money at any bank. These •Withdrawals could constitute a sterniw arning,, to gov-eirniment ahd banks to put their affairs in •.order. ' •-' •". - '•' :.- ••''-. •.- • • .' "Today 'the American people him longer, have this .protection, or this check on government ex- travagsirica; Our dollar is illll distantly linked to- gold, .since oiir Treasury will still redeem its paper money by selling gold bkrs abroad at the rate .of 35 papfeir dollars per ourica. But on: ly foreign banks or foreign governments may buy these bars. An American citizen violates the ' law by buying, .selling or owning bile; And even this distant link to gold is weakening as, with our price inflation, our gold stocks dwindle." Is admitting tb tiredness begiiiiiihg tb be called sin? (Dorothy Rtid in West Dos Moines Express) It just occured.to me^tlie other day that apparently the only sin left is that of admitting that you are tiired and want to rest a few day, '':,;• .•;..; . : , •,,•'.-.. : Who would dare, in .this day a nd, :,age,,> refuse '•.'.:to' iWork^on^a^ . •••• : - -i^".. ~ jf* ^--.v^'A rv-iiy*:tv1J..-W.*<^i'-*rfW i A.^.*'.*'i i iw« committee, go to a party or club, . or work on a drive, by admitting that they were "just too tired?" No, we have to think up some other excuse. ; « A friend of mine said recently, "I would give anything for a day of complete rest and quiet —just be by mysfelf for a ; whole; day, but 1 can't seem to doit." I had always supposed that she.just loved dashing• madly from one thing to another every day in the week and have always admired her stamina. , We have all kinds of weeks, such as National Pickle Week, 'National Library Week, etc., so it^ seems to me that we might a£ well add another National V^feek — say a National Rest Week. This might change the-entire 'stats' of the nation. Wliio ktiows, maybe patients would be allowed to rest for a week after njajbr surgery just like they did in the "olden .days? Blame tax'"boost on war? (Paul Smith in Rock Rapids Reporter) Col. T. R. Mikesch said last week that half of the 800 lives which will be lost' in highway crashes, in Iowa, this year, could have been saved if those in the oars involved had been using seat belts. . Mikesch should/ know what he is talking about—he 'is the commander of the state highway patrol and has first hand access to all of the records detailing what happens when highway accidents occur in Iowa. We know that there are a lot Half of lives could be saved C, P. Woods in Sheldon Sun It is a good bet that before very long the nation will be told that taxes must go up to meet the cost of the war in Viet Nam. However, when tax increase comes, Viet Nam will not be entirely to blame. Far from it. A large part of the blame can be laid directly at the door of the expanding cost of welfare state, In a penetrating article in The Reader's Digest on federal spending, Henry Hazlitt, the well-known economist and columnist, reports, that, "in the cash budget for the fiscal year J967, total national defense ex? penditures are estimated at 101.4 billion. Npndefense sp$nd- irig comes to $83.6 billion. . . . defense costs in this H year period (Prior to J967) have risen only 120.5 billion wjhile non- defense spending has increased ^y $52 b|lHm" For 1^7, npn. defense speading is $1? billion more tjiaji in 1965, 123! billion more than jn 1963, and §32 billion more than in 1961. As Mr. Hazlitt eonetedes. ". . .don't let anyone tell you that we need to levy $5 billion or so.of ijKfea)?- e4 tsixes to 'prevent inHgtion 1 or to pay for the Vie$ Nain war. The money Is f mtfs$ fcnjy W pay for th« extravagant Great Society progrgjiis of tile last group fooled of people who just will not use seat belts. They have a thousand reasons—none of which are very valid—but they won't use seat belts. We suspect that it is a perverse attitude to the effect that "no one is going to tell me what to do," There are people like that—people who would rather risk their lives than have someone tell them they ought to use seat belts, With that type of person there is no answer—just let them go along their merry way, Those of you who respect your necks and Want to keep them in healthy condition—use seat belts when you go out in your car! few years." This may seem-like a harsh indictment of humanitarian goals allegedly inspiring much of the current social legislation — until it is realized that the spending policies of the federal government are slowly, but steadily, spreading impoverishment, rather than curing it. The third (W. C. Jarnagin in Storm Lake Register) George Mills, a political writer; for the .Des Moines Register, seems' tb have taken the place of his old buddy Cy Clifton. George writes from a non-partisan standpoint. However, we think he is somewhat inclined to favor the Democratic party. Just; a wee bit, that is. But he wrote brie the other day that we think sized up the situation prior to the recent election. He declared that "pork barrel" promises on the part of freshman Democratic congressmen didn't lure the voters. SeemsL that the custom at Washington, when the adminis- -traitibn decides to grant a federal hand-out, is to notify the Congressman from the district to Which, the same will go. Then the congressman makes the announcement. Nothing new about this. The Republicans did it too, as friends 'of former Congressman Charley Hoeven will admit. But we think that the custom was overdone in the. months preceding the election. So many federal grants .were announced, involving the taxpayers money, that it actually became more or less amusing. . As George Mills says one release mentioned the name of the congressman 16 times. We think George is right .in pointing-out "that"Iowa-voters*-oan- not be cajoled into supporting a congressman just because he claims credit for having brought a bunch of/federal money into the district." t Prestige dropping X. '' (Don Reid in West Des Moines Express We have always had a lot of respect for the Supreme Court. We were brought up that way. Still, if the present Court persists in its odd ways, we are afreid it will lose much of the prestige built through the years. Particularly obnoxious is the decision that lets criminals go free if it can be brought out they were not fully appraised of •their "rights" at the time of arrest, trial and sentence. Whether or not the criminal was guilty seems to have no bearing on it. It makes it pretty hard for the peace officers and presenting attorneys to obtain a conviction. It seems like a proper interpretation of the law would show fully as much respect for the rights of the victim as for the rights of the murderer. We live in an odd world when this is not the case. (C. P. Wood* in Sh«ld6n Son) Great britain is several years further down the road of the total welfare state philosophy than the United States. And according to news reports, it is now entering a period of crisis lihat even the most adroit political maneuvering can no longer avoid.' Prime Minister 1 Wilson and his, government have imposed a wage-freeze program, and. he has told trade union leaders he would invoke the law of the land to prevent sabotage of the govern memt's wage-price policies. It is expected that the present effort to stabilize the eeonommy of Britten will lead to substantial unemployment next year and the shelving of some cherished plans for social advancement in. Britain. It remains to be seen whether England can stave off national disaster and devalua- (C, P. Wood* in Sheldon Mail) Marian's troubles with its packing plant tend to make us think there are only two parties management and la- The charges and counter- chj^ges, the blackjacking, the aj^ts, thje legal penalties, are weil : pubMoized. ;Mp|. publicized is the reaction of a third group, the conscientious Harlan citizens, who, hoping to bring industry and pros- p^y to their town, put in a gr$alt dleal of money, work and their own precious time, to secure; {tods plant for their com-, mixed ejnpjtionis tihey they see how comfliunjity worjfe haye been, hand- tio%6f the pound. As the United States continues to expand its own inflationiary welfare program, it might pay for our voters and our poufaci 4 ans to take a second/look at the impending ordeal confronting the people of Great Britain. We are on the same collision coutse with debt, taxes and inflation.. Hbpeful (Paul Smith in Reck Rapids Reporter We certainly hope a lot of ttie "far-out" ideas which have been started % the national admin- istraition in the past few years, are slowed down or stopped completely. We. are for helpihg the under privileged, and all^of that—but if it takes $10 wortih of political appointees time, to get .a dollars worth of aid to someone who needs it, We tlhink changes are needed. LEGAL NOTICES IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LORIN H. LARSQN, Deceased. Probate No. 904* NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, Of APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS* TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF LORIN H. LARSON, .Deceqsed: You are hereby notified that on the 25th day of November, 1966, the last will and testament of Lorin H. Larson deceased bearing date of the 27th day of June, 1960, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Florence M. Larson was appointed executor of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought In the district court of said county within 9ne year from the date of tn« IHXXVJ publication of , this notice, or thereafter be forever barrecj. Notice is furthfF given that. 9.H. MH«m Indebted to said estate are requested, tp make immediate payment to the uniJer- signed, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, -duly qu|henj- tlccjted, for pllowance; ansj upless to filecl within six months fronj tng siecqncj publication of this notice (ynjes« "pjhjjv wise allowed or paid) such claim sh.qll thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 25th doy of November, 19-66. Florence M. Larson Executor of said Estate* LuVerne, Address A L G 0 N A K O S S U T M C 0 U M TV A D V A N « • Published by »he Advance Publishing Co., Mondays and Thursdays, offices and shop, 124 North Thorington St., Algona.lowo. 50511 ., Editor and publisher, Duane E. Dewel, Managing Editor, Julian cnriscnmes. NATIONAL NEWSPAPER ' ADVANCE SUBSCRIPTION KATI " One Year In County and to nearest post office outside of County —J5.0O S'x months in County and to nearest post office ——.-- i,2n , Year outside County, and to other than nearest outside P.O.s _---»/.OO \ AH rights-to matter published in the Algqna Kossuth County Advance • are reserved, Including news, feature, advertising or other, and reproduc- tlon in : any manner is prohibited except by written permission. of thj» publishers of the Algona Kossuth County Advance In each instance: 'All manuscripts, articles or pictures are sent at the owner s risk. BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL Insurance Investments ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lanes of Insurance 206 East State St. Ph. 295-3176 BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All .Lines of Insurance .. 109 North Dodge , Ph. ^295-2735, : , '• 2L BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 6 North Dodge St. Hail Insurance Ph. 295-5443 Home—Automobile—Farm KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $102.000,000 worth of insurance in force., A home Comoony. Safe, secure. Lola Scuffham, Secy. HERBST INSURANCE AGENCY For Aiitb, House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms Ph. 295-3733 Ted S. Htrbst RICHARD A. MOEN Renresentinc FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern one-ftdp Insurance Service Business • Home - Car -Life 295-5955 P.6. Box 337 Sundet Insurance Aflency Complete Insurance Service 118 South Dodge 'Algona, Iowa Phone 5-2341 RICKLEFS A GIELAN INSURANCE AGENCY All Types of Insurance Ph. 295-55W or 2953811 ALGONA - . ; •• . .^ i- ,, . Ontnmetrlsts Dr. HAROLD W, ERICKSON Eyes Examined, Contact lenses, Hearing Aid Glasses. 9 last State Street Phone 295-2196 Hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Saturday Afternoons Chiropractors DR. D. D. ARNOLD Chiropractor 120 N. Moore ,Mon. - Wed. - W. 9 a.m. - 5 p.tn. Phone - 295-JMW DR. M. R. BALDWIN Chiropractor . Qf f ice.Phone,- , Res. ^ 295-2378 ' 295-3306 Office Houra: Mon. - TUes. - WfC - Fr!a»? ' 8:30 -5:(W) , Thursday and Saturday 8:30 Farm Management CARLtON Nrm MANAOEMENT COMPANY ia*/ t N. Dodfl* Ph. 2tS-2S«1 DR. DONALD J, KINGFIELD Optometrist Visual Analyst! and Visual Training Contact Lenses So. Harks, Algon» Phone 395-3743 Or L. l, SNYQfR 113 East State St. mi IMI7U LEON H. LAIRD Farm Management Good management is Good Business 820 So. Harriet Phone 295-3810 ., Doctors JOHN N. KENEFICK, M. D. Physician and Surgeon "218 W. State Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Ph. 295-2814 MELVIN G. BOURNE, M. D. Physician & Surgeon 118 No. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Ph. 295-2277 DAN L, BRAY,JM, 0. M.D, Clinic Bldg. J09 W, State St. Algona, Iowa Office Ph. 295-2828 JOHN M, SCHUTTER, M. D, Residence Phone 295-2335 DJAN f. KOOB, M. D. Residence Phone 295-5917 Physicians and Surgeons 220 N, Podge, Alisona Office Phone 991.2401 Dentists DR. J. *. HARR|« JR ( lit- tIROY I, ITtOHMAN §t. Ml KQHUTH CPMNTY Delia Welter. Attorney for sqid Executor Alqona, Iowa Address Date of second publication

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