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4-Algona (la.) Upper Det Molnet Thursday, September 8, 1966 LET'S CHEER UP There are an increasing number of prophets of "gloom and doom" in the land; too many we would say. The stock market zooms up and then jiggles down, and while some are in a position to let the market figures elate or depress, most of us don't have that to worry about. Crop prospects around the nation are excellent, and food is one thing we can't get along without. It is true that between Mr. McNamara and Mr. Rusk we seem determined to impose ourselves on a world that would just as soon have us mind our own business, but time can change those conditions, too. Maybe one of these days President Johnson will get the message that he has been getting some bad advice, and he isn't a man to hesitate in changing directions in a hurry. Only a couple of years ago our prophets of gloom and doom were pointing a trembling finger at that giant in Europe — Russia. But it seems that the Russian bear has given way today to the Chinese dragon as our big overseas worry. Twenty-five years ago it was Germany and Japan. In a year or two we'll have federal regulations governing safety features in motor vehicles in effect, and maybe traffic accidents will take fewer lives, provided the cars aren't ' built to do 120 MPH with ease. Time has a way of smoothing out a great many wrinkles, just as it can also produce them, and when you stop to think about it there's a great deal to be optimistic about, so let's not let the "gloom and doom" boys get us down. FAIR FARM BUDGET ACT A group of 17 members of Congress, friends of agriculture, are sponsoring a "Fair Farm Budget Act" that hasn't received much publicity as yet. The purpose is to show that the 7-billion dollar annual appropriation for the Department of Agriculture does a great deal more than finance a farm program. Of the total budget of over 7 billion, only $2.6 billion went to support farm income. The remaining $4.6 billion went for programs that benefit every man, woman and child in the U.S. For example, $100 million goes for milk for school children, $202 million for the school lunch program, $100 million for food stamp outlays for the needy, and $1.6 billion for the "Food For Peace" program, which pro- babfy is a lot more effective overseas than the 50 to 60 billion spent on armaments in the aim of making friends out of foes. Under the bill proposed the Agriculture Dept. budget would be broken down into two categories, one showing expenditures for farmers, and the other showing expenditures for consumers, businessmen and the public at large. It would do a lot to remove the impression in city minds that a farm program is responsible for all increases in the cost of living. 33pper Uea Moines HIE. Call Street— Ph. 295-3535— Algona, Iowa Zip Code 50511 Issued Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor ADVERTISING Russ Kelley Denny Waller JACK PURCELL, Foreman pBfSSl s c c flssodfliiony D D NATIONAL NEWSPAPER I AS( NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N.Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA One Year, in advance. Semi-weekly SU.nO Single Copies JOc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year, in advance, Semi weekly . .Slim) No subscription less than 6 months. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST THE SWASTIKA Chicago Sun-Times - THE IRON CROSS is being sold hereabouts in souvenir shops and worn by kids who don't know what it was. It was a German decoration awarded variously for bravery ond brutality. The swastika, so far as we know, hasn't yet made the shops, but it has made the scene of recent civil righfs demonstrations. If its new wearers don't know that about the swastika, it's time they did. Under the swastika Hitler and his fellow monsters in Germany plotted and executed history's most barbaric campaign, to make the Germans masters of the world and to exterminate their opponents. They enslaved Europe and started a world war. Directly or indirectly they killed 30 million men, women and children, 12 million of them far from the battlefields, in mass shootings, forced labor camps and the gas ovens of Belsen, Dachau, Auschwitz and other concentration camps. That's what the swastika is. Surely some of its present wearers are the children or grandchildren of men and women who fled Europe to escape it, or of soldiers, who fought against it. We do not advocate a law that would prohibit its display. We do suggest that its adherents study themselves, their motives, and history. A GOOD GOVERNOR Grundy Center Register - The campaign for governor of Iowa this year is shaping up much the same as did the campaign two years ago when Harold Hughes was a candidate for a second term. The republicans two years ago chose a candidate who many of them believed could defeat the Democrat Harold Hughes. They picked Attorney General Hultman, who they regarded as one of the most effective public speakers in Iowa. Iowa people heard much of him as their attorney general and there was little criticism against his administration. With so many points in his favor, many republicans believed that with Hultman they could win back the governship. The polls showed Hughes to be the favorite, but many republicans believed the polls were wrong. Candidate Hultman also believed the polls were wrong and that they would be shown up on election day. The polls showed they were much more than right about the governorship race, as former republican" Iowa gave the democratic governor a better' thqn two-to-one win over his opponent. All but two of Iowa's ,99 counties gave the democratic candidate for governor a majority. Even dependable Republican Grundy county gave the democratic candidate a majority over 1000. We believe that Harold Hughes has made as good a governor the past two years as he did the two years before and that he will win again by a wide margin. The first statewide poll published in the Des Moines Register justifies the above statement. SIGN OF THE TIMES Emmetsburg Reporter — Two 22-year-old Estherville men have admitted driving a car into 17 mail boxes on a rural route to cele- brpte their graduation from college. They are old enough to have driver's permits, marry, have kids and vote and make a living (we hope) but still not old enough to know better than smash up 17 mail boxes. How stupid can you get? Somebody passing by whacked the outside rear view mirror on our car the other day and smashed it, in broad daylight, while the car was parked on Eighth street half a block from our office. A farmer friend of ours parked his car at the fairgrounds for the recent 4-H and FFA show and when he returned to it to go home somebody had broken off the car radio aerial. Five teenagers, three boys and two girls, smashed a window trying to break into a house in our neighborhood, got scared, jumped in a new-looking car and raced from the scene in Sunday traffic. These are just a few more signs of the perverted sense of pleasure and amusement of some of the younger people of today. It seems that a Russian ship, passing through a loch off the Scottish coast, reports a strange sea creature breaking the surface and following it for a half hour, perhaps the Loch Ness monster the crew says. There should be a law against serving vodka at sea. THE WEEK'S LETTER: "1 have been going with a boy for five months. Before we met, In- had been going steady with another girl. They broke off seven months ago. The whole time he- has been going with me, he goes to see his old girl, too. He hasn't been seeing me as often as he sees her. He even rides her around in his car. Recently, 1 was informed he had taken her out on a date. When he called me the next day, I acted as if nothing had happened. I didn't want to ask him about the date because it would only start confusion. 1 have thought of quitting him, but I really like him a lot. Some of my friends say I should give him a dose of his own medicine. He gays that he loves me. 1 asked him to stop seeing the girl and he told me For And About Teenagers 1 he went only to see her mother. Last week, 1 got another shock. He is supposed to be- going with the girl's sister. 1 need advice!" OUR REPLY: Talk about confusion! He is going with you, yet he dates this girl, only because he is going to sou her mother, while he is ri-ally supposed to be going with lu-r sis*.>i. Get down off the merry-go- round. Tin: ouds arc high that Lie situation will only continue to grow worse. Find 'yourself a guy who isn't so veiWtilc. " you how* o rtfnoge problem you MOnt fo ' diKUII, or on observation lo moke, oddreit vou l«lt«r | 0 fOR AND ABOUT TEENAGERS COMMUNITY AND SUBURBAN PRESS SERVICE rRANKFORT. KV. "I agree (hat some of the new cars today don't have the materials they had In the old days, but you have to admit . . ." from HISTORY'S SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS The colonies were named United States of America by the Continental Congress, September 0, 1776. Radium was discovered, September 10, 1898. Canada proclaimed war on Germany, September 10, 1939. The last battle of the American Revolution was fought at Fort Henry, Wheeling, West Virginia, September 11, 1782. Francis Scott Key scribbled a rough draft of the "Star Spangled Banner", September 12, 1814. Howard Huges flew 352-388 mlles-per-hour for a new world landplane record, September 13, 1935. Great Britain and Its colonies adopted the Gregorian calendar, September 14, 1752. New York was occupied by the British, September 15, 1776. Darlene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Goetsch, LuVerne, was honored with a gathering of relatives at the home of her parents, as she was nine years old. Guests were her grandmother, Mrs. Anna Goetsch, uncle Arlie Goetsch, aunts, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Behnkendorf, Bancroft, and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kraft, Richard Kraft and Jerry Jones of Kanawha. - o - William (Billy) Orthel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Orthel, Titonka, arrived home from Camp Fontonet, France, on a furlough, after which he was to go to Ft. Sheridan, m., to receive his discharge from the Army after two years of service. '" " '"' A number of neighbors of Mrs. Robert Wilson were entertained at a two o'clock coffee and another at 4 o'clock to get acquainted with Mrs. Wilson. The Wilson family had moved to Liverm ore in July. - o - Two Kossuth county 4-H boys, James Bierstedt, Whittemore,and Robert Fritz, Wesley, won awards during judging of livestock at the Iowa State Fair. Fritz received a blue ribbon for his entry in the 4-H lightweight fat lamb division and Bierstedt was fifth in the Abder- deen Angus heifer class and 7th in the 4-H' baby beef Abderdeen Angus class. - o Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kayser and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Reding, St. Joe, accompanied by Mr, and Mrs. Robert Reding, Algona, spent several days at Clear Lake vacationing. FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES Sept. 4, 1956 Fire swept through the Smoke Shop, well-known Algona business place, causing an estimated $13,500 damage to contents of the structure'and unknown damage to the building itself. The blaze was discovered at 9:30 p. m. by an unidentified passerby. The ^Algona fire department answered 'the call immeolately and .battled the fire for^TlfZ hour*?. The fire evidently started somewhere near a partition bet ween the front and rear portions of the building, and may have been caused by an overheated compressor motor. - o - Theresa Busherfeld, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Busher- feld, Whittemore, left for Des Moines where she had recently taken her examination to enter the services of the Waves. Miss Busherfeld was a 1954 graduate of the Presentation Academy and had been employed at the Geelan Store for the past year. She was to report to Bainbridge, Md. - o - Second Lt. and Mrs. Jerry Leaneagh, Heidelberg, Germany, were parents of a daughter, Joan Margaret, born Aug. 21. Mrs. Leaneagh was the former Helen Schmidt of Lone Rock. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Tschetter, Algona, left for Kalona, la., where they would make their home for the next school year. Mrs. Tschetter, the former LoisRieb- hoff, would teach kindergarten in .the new grade school there. Calvin would again attend the State University of Iowa where he was a junior. He, with other University students, would drive back and forth to Iowa City. - o - Jerry Beamish, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Beamish, Algona, and Gerald Voigt, son of Mrs. Carrie Voigt, Fenton, were among 121 college students receiving diplomas at Iowa State College. Beamish received his degree in aeronautical engineering and .Voigt in industrial education. Another area youth, Harold Nelson, Ringsted, graduated with an agricultural business degree. - o Jerry Ostrum, Tom Zittritsch and Mark Seeley, entertained a group of young people at a party at the Call Park shelter house as a farewell courtesy for Dean Hendrikson, who with his parents, was moving to California. Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Skilling we re chaperones. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch, Korene and Judy, and Mrs. Geo. Mix, Portland twp., left on a trip to visit friends and relatives in the Dakotas and Nebraska. Mrs. Ed Blumer, Algona, entertained the members of the Happy Birthday club at a potluck luncheon at her home. Mrs. C. M. M:Quiston was admitted as a new member of the club. FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES Sept. 10, 1946 A freak tornado completely destroyed all the buildings except the house at the George Reding farm In Garfield twp. Mr. Reding was looking out the window when he saw a dark cloud suddenly begin to descend on his place, turned and shouted to other members of the family to get into the basement, then turned back to the window and found his barn, crib, granary, hog house and other outbuildings gone. His corn was leveled and the soy beans, which were cut and shocked, ruined. - o - Eugene Murtagh was the golf champion of the Algona Country Club, He defeated Don Smith, St., one up in 18 holes in the championship final. Twentythree years before, the same two men had played for the club championship and Smith won,one up in 18 holes. - o - Supt. 0. B. Laing of the Algona public school system said there was a total enrollment of 870 from the kindergarten through high school. There was a slight decrease in high school enrollment but an increase on the kindergarten level. - o - The "weather talk" was about all the rain that had fallen in the past week - 4.36 inches of it 1 It was equivalent to 118,387 gallons of water for each and every acre in Kossuth county and was over 200,000 gallons of water per square city block. High temperature reading for the week was 90, and the low 48 degrees. - o- W. J. (Bill) Holdren of Algona was one of a number of promising football candidates who had turned out for the squad at Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls. Dick SkiUing, also of Algona, was another member of the squad and played guard. Both young men formerly played with Algona High. - o - Lewis Scheppmann, Irvington, had decided to tear down the house on the old Cunningham farm and completely rebuild it, making it all modern. The Scheppmanns planned to move there by March 1. - o Glenn Dyer, Ledyard, returned from a motorcycle trip to Washington, D. C., where he visited his brother Joe. Glenn expected to leave soon to enter the law college at the State University. - o - From Odds and Ends-"Seems a local firm, in making long distance calls, had on one or two occasions been asked if they had a priority ... and having CROSSWORD PUZZLE LAST WEEKS ANSWER .M 11 13 15 16 17 18. ACROSS 1, Chum 4. Juan's cousin 9. Biblical lion 10. Insomniac's "dream" Flagpole Bargains Slander Place in a row Keel-billed cuckoo Glacial ridge 20. Tennis term 21. Pagoda 22. Swords 25. Covers compactly 26. One kind, of camp Shoemaker's tool 32. Author Stout 33. Affirma- live for 4 across Narrow inlet Stupidly imitative Lanterns Mediterranean island 41. Astringent fruits 42. Rock 44. Slip 45. Weighed, in a way 46. Common suffix DOWN }. A film formed on copper 2. Asian peninsula 3. Biography 4. An addition of sorts: abbr. 5. Girl's name 6. Transaction 7. Do a tailoring job 8. Corkscrew, for one 11. Lath 12. Like flowers 14. See 20 across 19. Keeps 23. Dangers 24. Familiar verb 25. 3.1416 26. British streetcar 27. Dinner 28. Armpit 29. Mails 30. Window cleaners 31. Maid 36. Rigel, for one 37. Malignity 39. Away from storm 43. Verbal ending 29. 34. 35. 38. 40. Ib 17 211 55 40 'i. 25 lit Ift 22 il 10 IV l Ib 16 Z4 44 4b 20 it 14 30 14 51 m WIDEN WARS WHAT SINGLE WOMEN FACE WHEN RETIREMENT COMES It is suggested that all of you single women of retirement age who read this read it in the same way you used to read "Forever Amber" — out of sight. As a single woman you might tentatively place your retirement in the following brackets, which you can expand or modify according to your particular case: AGE At long last you've got to tell the truth about it. You can't dodge it, unless you're going to cheat yourself. S*o, if retirement is still in front of you, go to your boss or your personnel officer and confess. He won't tell. And .he'll tell you how to set matters straight' Retire,' if you can, at least a month or so before your retirement date. It will enable you for the rest of your life to say you retired early and prevent anybody from pegging your age. HOUSING You'll usually be a misfit in a home community of couples and kids, and foursomes at bridge. An apartment, for you, is a better bet. COMPANIONSHIP None is waiting for you, except among other single retired women. So make some by becoming an enthusiastic expert in some one field — art, bridge, antiques, state history, rose culture, book collecting — but I wouldn't bother with bird-watching and hiking clubs. Pick one thing and stick by it. Marriage would be your best companionship. If this interests you then go where eligible men of your age (widowers always, never bachelors) are likely to go. MONEY Single women are living in retirement with dignity on as little as $150 a month. But not with Cadillacs. If you have any substantial money keep two things in mind: (1) Single older women are regarded as soft touches by professional fund raisers, for playgrounds, church projects, welfare programs and such. So misplace your checkbook when a smooth-talking man comes around. (2) Single women have more cause than any other older poeple to leave their money behind to some cause that will memorialize their name, such as "The Mary Jones Home for Retired Career Women." Married people have children to carry on the memory of them. Single women have mainly nieces and nephews . . . who forget. JOBS The U.S. Government Poverty Program and the country's current education boom have opened up many jobs for older single women, particularly those who can teach or lead. Ask your Congressman and your State Legislator. For Hit GOLDEN YEARS 36-pogl bootl.l, lend 50c in coin (no tlampt), to Dtp*. CSPS, Bon 1672, Grand Cinlrol Stolion, N.w York, N.Y. 10017. priorities for other things connected with building, the firm said sure, they had a priority , . . "Number One." This was 0. K. for a time or two until the local phone manager ran across a number one priority and checked into the matter. The catch: Number One priority was reserved for only two men in the country, President Truman and General Eisenhower. The local business man, when informed of the-situation said, "We sure got our calls through in a hurry, though." - o Helen Wlnkel, daughter of Attorney and Mrs. L. A. Winkel, left for a month's visit with friends at Boston, Mass. She graduated from Mercy hospital, Des Moines, in August and had been nursing at the Kossuth hospital, where she would resume work on her return home. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kinseth, Bode, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with open house. 150 callers throughout the afternoon and evening were served a lunch and visited with the honored couple. - o Grace Lichty, LuVerne, returned home after spending nearly three months at the home of her sister, Mrs. Beatrice Harrison, and other relatives at St. Agatha, Canada. - o James, 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kennedy, Seneca, broke both bones in his ankle when he was knocked off the blade of a. road grader that was leveling up the diamond and cutting weeds at the school. The blade jerked up as it went over a piece of sod and knocked James off, and his foot was pulled under the blade. j Professional Directory INSURANCE A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs Hospitalization Health & Accident Life - Auto - Fire - Hail 2 E. State 295-5529 ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines Of Insurance 295-3176 206 E. State BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY General Insurance 7 N. Dodge 295-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge 295-5443 Home — Automobile — Farm Polio Insurance HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto., House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone 295-3733 Ted S. Herbst KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. Phone 295-3756. Lola Scuffham, Sec'y, RICHARD A. MOEN Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern One-Stop Insurance Service Business — Home — Car — Life Phone 295-5955 P.O. Box 337 Algona, Iowa SUNDET INSURANCE AGENCY Complete Insurance Service 118 So. Dodge - Algona, la. Phone 295-2341 ,,™^^ :*:*:*:*:*:*s^ DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E. State Phone 295-2334 DR. J. G. CLAPSADDLE Dentist At 112 N. Thorington Phone 295-2244 for Appointment i*:*:*:*::::::::::::::*^^ OPTOMETRISTS saw:*::;*:::*^^ DR. L. L. SNYDER 113 East State Algona Telephone 295-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. HAROLD W. ERICKSON Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses — Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Phone 295-2196 Hours: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. DONALD J. KINGFIELD Optometrist Visual Analysis and Visual Training Contact Lenses 108 So. Harlan, Algona Phone 295-3743 WftWftWSW:*:^ Chiropractor :W:W:W::::::::::^^ DR. M. R. BALDWIN Summer Office Hours Mon. - Tues. - Wed. • Fri. 8:30 - 5:00 Thurs. - Sat. — 8:30 - 12:00 Friday Evenings — 6:30 - 8:30 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service Factbilt Reports CARLSON F»rm MANAGEMENT COMPANY 121/1 N. Dodge Ph. 8S3-ZS81 __ MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.D, Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Of fjce Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 J. N. KENEFICK, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Phone 295-2614 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M.D. Residence Phone 295-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M.D. Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algeria Office Phone 295-2408 Residence Phone 295-5917

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