The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 4, 1966 · Page 11
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WHEN THE WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT was passed in August of 1920, it seemed to many people the perfect solution to most of the country's problems. For years the gals had been crusading and they vowed that once they received the right to vote, they would • quickly clean up the messes the men had made in the government. It didn't work out quite that way. Women Voters turned out to be too much like men voters. But even if our votes haven't changed the world during these 46 years, it is possible for the votes of women to change a whole society. A good "for instance" of this is brought out in a story I clipped a while back. It was written by Sally Glenndinning in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and it's about James Haley, United States Congressman of Sarasota. - o - HALEY IS CHAIRMAN OF THE OLDEST committee in the U. S. Congress, the Committee on Indian Affairs. In 1959, a small group of Indian women from a tribe on the California border came to see him in Washington. They were members of the Hot Water Indian tribe whose land holdings included one square mile in the rich resort city of Palm Springs. They lived in huts with dirt floors, and they sought to better their lives. - o - A FIVE-MAN TRIBAL COUNCIL was responsible for signing the 25-year land lease agreements with businessmen who had erected magnificent buildings on the Indian land. When the time for signing the new lease arrives, they will take our council leaders and get them drunk so they do not know what they are signing, one of the Indian women said. - o - HALEY REMINDED THEM THAT they had an election coming up before time for the lease-signing. "Women have the right to vote," he said, "and the records show that in your tribe the women outnumber the men." The women kept their secret well. The men in the tribe were more than a little surprised when the voters elected a five-woman tribal council 1 - o - THE RESULT WAS THAT every member of the Hot Water Indian Tribe - about 125 all told - now receives a guaranteed income of more than $18,000 a year from the new land lease arrangement. Every new baby born during the next 20 years will get the same annual income. They wanted to make Haley a full member of the tribe as an expression of gratitude but he had to refuse the tribe membership and persuaded the tribe to make him an honorary chief instead. - o - HAD HE ACCEPTED FULL MEMBERSHIP, he would have been entitled to start collecting the $18,000 annual tribal benefits immediately. It would have been a pleasant form of social security to be a member of the Hot Water Indian tribe, but it certainly would have put him in hot water with the other members of the U. S. Congress. - o - BY THE TIME THIS CQ.MES OUT Jn. toe .UDM, J jycp.ect .tojje in Algona in person! That is if the good Lord is willing and "the crick don't rise". It will be the first trip back since we moved here nearly four years ago. Each summer I've hoped to get back, but never seemed to get the job done. This seems to be the year, but how we are going to do all the things we hope to do in the little over two weeks and still allow six days for travel time, I can't imagine. Anyway, I hope to see as many people as possible - especially you. - o - DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 31 through August 6, people having birthdays include Andy Gotten, J. D. Leaneagh, Jim Colwell, David Cogdall, Marilyn Deal, Kimberly Thuente, Jeanne Dau, John Levy, Clara Shilts, Susan Nitchals, Kathleen Ballard, John Faulstich, Ronald Hejlik, Sally Steele, Mary Helen Cassel, Bertha Sundet, Glenn Strayer, Rick Watson, Sandra Nagel, Kathy Buchanan, John Gilbert, Theo Logan, Judy Sigsbee, Muriel Sigsbee. Couples having wedding anniversaries include Mr. and Mrs. Bob Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Zeigler and Mr. and Mrs. Harold McNertney. - o - THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS FOR Coconut Lemon Sours: 1 cup unsifted cake flour 2 tbsp. granulated sugar 1/8 tsp. salt 1/2 cup soft butter 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 1/2 cups (about) flaked coconut 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. grated lemon rind Combine flour, granulated sugar, and salt in mixing bowl. Cut in the butter until mixture is thoroughly blended. With floured hands, press over bottom of an 8 or 9 inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Meanwhile combine remaining ingredients; mix thoroughly. Spread over baked pastry. Return to oven and bake 30 minutes longer. Loosen around edges while warm. Cool in pan. Cut into squares or bars. Makes 16 squares or 20 bars. GRACE County A.S.C. Elections In Townships, August 22 Richard I Anderson, Chairman, Donald J. Bllig and George W. Wolf members of the Kossuth County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County Committee, announced today that each township will be the area where elections of ASC community Committees will be held on August 22, 1966. The elections will be by the polling place method from twelve o'clock noon until 9 p.m., in the usual township election place. The Chairman reminded farmers that the elections will choose three committeemen and two alternates for each community, The chairman, vice chairman and third regular mem- ber'of the elected ASC committee will also serve as delegates to the County Convention to be held soon thereafter, where farmers will be elected to fill vacancies on the ASC County Committee. ESTABLISHED 1865 AtOONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 1966 VOL 101 NO. Wesley Girl To Texas Town In Church Work Finn Is Head Of Kossuth C-D Council Mayor Bill Finn of Algona was appointed chairman of the Kossuth Civil Defense organisation during a meeting of the county League of Municipalities July 25. Other officers were also named. Jim Mallory, LuVerne mayor, was named vice chairman and other members of the council are Sheriff Ralph Llndhorst; A. M. Kollasch, county supervisor; Marvin K. Austin, Lakota mayor; Jack Richter, Wesley major; George W. Kockler, Bancroft Farmers eligible to cast ballots in the election will be those who are eligible to participate in one or more of the national farm programs which the committeemen help to administer locally. The farmer may be an owner, tenant or sharecropper. Persons not of legal voting age who are in charge of the farming operations on an entire farm are also eligible to vote in the elections. Eligibility to vote - or to hold office as a committeeman - is not restricted by reason of race, color, creed or national origin. Major activities administered under the supervision of ASC Committees in Kossuth County in 1965 include: ACP program, Feed Grain Program, Wheat Program; price support Loans and Purchases; the lamb and wool program; and sugarbeet program. mayor pro tern; George K. Nelson, Swea City mayor pro tern; Lawrence Stevens, Ledyard councilman; and Arnold Hansen, Fenton. The council is slated to be in charge of operations for protection of life and property In the county If a disaster should occur. A Civil Defense director will be hired by the county to head the council. A 20-cent levy per person In the county will be necessary for use as an operational fund. With an estimated 25,314 persons in Kossuth, the amount needed is $5,062.80. The council also a- aopted a Civil Rights resolution as per federal requirement, making It possible to receive a similar sum from federal government sources. "Kotrath CoMty'i Favorite Newspaper" 30 New Vehicles To Owners In Past Week Thirty new motor vehicles were licensed In Kossuth county daring the past week at the office of County Treasurer Rosella Voigt, as follows: Chevrolets- Julia M. Johnson, Algona; Melvin Madsen, Armstrong; Gordon B. Garrison, Swea City; Peter H. Jensen, Fenton; Pioneer Hi-Bred Co., Algona; Orville J. Besch, West Bend; Elmer Hagedorn, Elmore, Lawrence Goecke, Elmore; Holland Jurgens, West Bend. Rambler - Donald D. Elchorn, Elmore. Fords - Glenn Gabriel son, Sexton; Hazel Koppen, Lakota; Claude Slagle, Algona; Francis McGregor, Bancroft; Raymond Sorenson, Ledyard; Potter Distributing Co., Algona; M. G. Bourne, Algona; August Kllnk- slek, Lakota; James Laabs, Fenton. Plymouths - Floyd Bacon, Algona; Frank Weber, Convlth. Volkswagen - Hugo Miller, Elmore. Oldsmoblle - Donald Hutchison, Algona. Dodge - Dennis J. Bradley, Algona; Duane Schnell, Algona. Pontlac - Arnle L. Meyer, Algona; Charles Berlnger, Algona. CMC - Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona. Honda - David Harner, Swea City; Ronald Dltsworth, Algona. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS OMVI Charge In Mayor's Court An Algonan, Luther Fairbanks, Jr., was bound over to district court after he waived preliminary hearing In Mayor Bill Finn's court this week on a charge of OMVI. The charge was filed following a mishap here July 15 on North Jones street when his auto went out of control and hit a pole and tree, completely demolishing the vehicle and sending him to the hospital. Others who paid fines and court costs In mayor's court were Russell L. Shaw, Algona, $10 speeding; Jam es F. Schumacher, Algona, $10 careless driving; Marlin L. Helmers, Algona, $5 operating a motor vehicle on a public sidewalk; and John F. Will, Algona, $5, failing to stop. HELEN LICKTEIG WESLEY - Lay Apostolate Helen Licktelg, daughter of Albert and the late Rose Licktelg left July 31 for San Antonio, Texas for a three weeks training session as an Extension Lay Volunteer and will proceed from there to her mission in Nixon, Texas, where she will work as a parish worker. Miss Lickteig received her Mission Cross and a copy of the New Testament at a departure ceremony during the 10 o'clock Solemn High Mass, celebrated by Rev. Dominic Lickteig in St. Joseph's Catholic church July 24. She is a graduate of Garrigan high school and has been working for the past six weeks as a summer volunteer in Sioux City. ^~^^^» v -^•^- -^ LOCALS MRS. WADE SULLIVAN will be joined by her daughter, Sheila, --at Okoboji this week, where both • are guests at the Knudson cottage. Mrs. Knudson is Mrs. Sullivan's sister. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. MacDonald of Algona were also to be guests of the Knudsons. DICK PALMER, local high school teacher, and four high school juniors, Tom Snyder, Steve Waller, Larry Munger and Clint Young, will leave Friday for the east coast on one of the trips made annually by Mr. Palmer with undergraduate students. They expect to spend several days of the trip at a Rhode Island resort. A TRIP TO THE west coast was concluded last week by Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Shumway, who are now home after visiting their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Howe at Berkeley, Calif. RECENT GUESTS of Mr. and Mrs. Don Armstrong were his sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Cottington of Council Bluffs. TWO GRANDCHILDREN of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Peirce are their guests this week. They are Rebecca and Richard, children of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sheridan of Waterloo. Their daughter, Mrs. Sheridan, was recently here for a week and the children remained for a longer visit. MR. AND MRS. Russ Waller and son Jack left Monday on a vacation trip into Montana and Idaho, via Glacier National Park. MR. AND MRS. Jack Purcell of Algona were chairmen of a Sunday picnic at Clear Lake held by members of the Mascia Club of North Iowa, an organization of deaf persons, i DUPLICATE BRIDGE winners July 18 of the club here were Mrs. Harold Gilmore and Mrs. Don Hutchison. Other winners were Mrs. Roy Coslow and Mrs. Harold Jacobson, both of Britt; Mrs. Phil Diamond and Mrs. John Snere; Mrs. H. M. Smith and Mrs. J. C. Everds. Transformer Burns LONE ROCK - July 26, during a heavy rain and electrical storm, a transformer a half-mile south of Lone Rock burned up. The area was without electrical power' from 3 to 10p.m. while necessary repairs were being made. HURRY-This Tremendous Offer Ends Aug. 8! DISCOUNT ON ALL NEW 1966 BUICKS - PONTIAG -CADILLACS WIN CASH PRIZES When your phone rings, answer it by saying 'SCHULTZ BROS. 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