Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on March 4, 1965 · Page 11
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 4, 1965
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Seen at the 4H-.M'">H'I i I i i i 11 ||. As 'everybody knows, who has beeti reading this column, 1 have always ;been against censorship and lately • 1 have been gaining some stitiftatlttal support. Ben Kern, movie critic for the Min- neatiolis Tribune, had a column on the subject recently, tti ; part, this is what he had to say and it coincides with my own Views. "Well, I don't happen to believe in censorship, any censor* ship at all. not even of hard-core pornograPhv, because J feel that anyone, be he 6, 16, or 66, will find his own hard'Core pornography (live variety) in the alley, behind the barn or somewhere, and the censors' labeling it as something snecial is going to give it a lot of allure that it called .'Love'. "Through self-imposed censor* ship the film industry put a stop-watch limit oft the length of celluloid kisses (the exact limit eludes my memory). This was.done, to avert outside censorship and escape the wrath of the blue-noses. "AS TfMl went on. however, it became apparent that one doesn't purify or even sterilize the silver screen \vith a stopwatch. There were other aspects to the problem. "For examole, men had a Way of making indecent overtures to women, and sometimes even vice versa, and this fact of human existence- found its way into o'>r literature. •"With the 'talkies' it began to find its way into our movie scenarios, too, although the overtures were curiously unverbal. The playboy would get Connie Bennett- or Joan Crawford as far as the door to a room. "It!s a little like the old days of Gilbert and Garbo, except doesn't inherently possess. I that, as a Catholic priest; the I feel that everyone deserves ReV..Thomas J. Garvey, remark- at least one look, before he shuffles off this mortal coil, at whatever temptation he is expected to bs resisting. My prediction is that he will quickly be disenchanted, if it is bad art. The human entity quickly adjustsi itself to ethical shocks but never to the tiresome, the shoddy; the fraudulent. "A clergyman remarked to me, 'If you quote me .on this I'll deny it, but I found Never On, Sunday hilarious'. "Of course he did, because it was good art. Melina Mercouri played a prostitute as a complete human being. One felt better equipped to face life, • and even th,e mysteries of eternity, after having .seen her in the role. ,; Mr Kern continues: "Back in the days of the silent movies, ^John Gilbert and "Veun§ LevtfV' and "Slack Like Mi" apeni Sunday at Ihe Algona Gretai Garbo furor ..\irith a lot of overlpng created quite a kissing and smooching in a film ed to me, 'This day of the yardstick is past," "What we now have is a revulsion against a couple of badly concaved and badly made movies, both of which tijesome- ly belabor, .in an effort to be funny, man's unfortunate biological propensities to make indecent proposals to women, et cetera and vice versa. "The Catholics, whose Legion of Decency is a badly maligned and misunderstood organization (partly because of its name, I suppose), are going strong for educating their "members up to the best in film art, and I hope they succeed: "Moira Walsh, a film reviewer for 'America,' a Catholic'pub lication, for 15 years, sets forth a cinematic philosophy: ' . . . What a shockingly large proportion of films communicate subliminally to audiences is a superficially pleasurable but stultifying, collection of myths, Peter Fonda'and Sharon Hugu. cny, two impetuous collage *to< dents, fall in love in Metro-Gold- wyn-M&yer's frank and touching drama, "The Young Loveri," produced and 'directed by Sam* us I Gbldwyn, Jr. Nick Adams and Deborah Wslley also star in the timely 'and controversial film dealing with the problem of near-tragic pre-marital rela tions on today's college campus es. ' •• .''..,>'•• add. With the daily newspapers stads, Fenton, and Tom Henry, i ALGONA (Iowa) ADVANCE—3TO HAV6 50tH YEAR filled With detailed descriptions son of the Simon Henrys, Al of rapihgs. killings and sexual igona, Feb. 13, at Algona. Mrs. deviates, all of which are avail-j Wilberg was matron of honor. able td youngsters in the home:: Terry Wilberg, 3, daughter of and with the comics and paper the Jerry Wilberg's, had a ton- backs that are on sale for a pit- silectomy Monday at the hos- tance, I can't see why there is;pilal at Estherville. such a furor about censoring the i Mrs. Carrie Jensen, Seneca, movies? After all, no one is com- 1 and the Ole Pedersens, Fenton, pelled to attend a questionable wore Wednesday guests at tlen- Show. And the price, 75c to QOc.ry Loofts. locally, certainly precludes most! The Ronald Johannesens, juveniles. The public is quick ! Swe « City, were Wednesday to discard the mediocre and it ; S liests of the David Loofts. will soon sicken of the "sex an- ; , r he Marhn Wegeners attend- gle." Let's let well enough a-! ccl tlie funeral for Wilfred Muel- lone. Farewell for Seneca pair j is surprise j Seneca — The Donald Cronks | were given a farewell surprise; party at their home Tuesday by; neighbors. Cards were played j at seven tables with prizes being won by the Paul Bernhards, Mrs. Robert Fortney, Ervin Vot- ler, 54, Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran church at Ringsted. The Muellers were former Seneca residents, tenanting the P. II. Jensen farm south of the Hlakjer Lutheran church for a number of years. THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1965 Algona Library Four Cottiers Mothers & Daughters club met Feb. 1.1 at Marilyn Bjustrom's with Irene Bjus- Iroiri co-hostess. ftoll call was a candy exchange. Plans are bo-' ing made for the 50th anniversary of the club which will be April 6 at Van's Cafe. Bach member is asked to bring a homemade article at 50c value, bake or sowing for the March' France. meeting, or pay $1. The Mafch meeting will be at Ifefie Mold' ren's March II with Betty Fisher co-hostess. PARIS TRIP — Mr and Mrs Eugene Rath of Missouri Valley were among 1.40 Standard Oil- ers and their wives who excelled in a 1964 sales program and won a week's trip to Paris, Many moves in the St. Joe neighborhood St. Joe — The John F. Red- The story liour for pro-school children will begin on Wednesday morning, March 3. at 10 o'clock for one hour. This will continue for six weeks. Saturday. Feb. 20, the third annual doll show was held in the Children's room. Aoproxi- 1 mately 100 girls uu to tlic ae/i ,,, „ „. . 'of sixth grade attended with teler, Mrs. Fred Johannesen. The, m 8 s moved to the Rancy farm their dolls. Each girl showed I Cronks were given a purse of Opening Hours: Mon., Tues., Thurs., 1:30-6 p.m.; 7-8:30 p.m.; Wed. 9-11:30 a.m.; 1:30-6 p.m.; 7-8:30 p.m.; Fri. 126 p.m.; 7-8:30 p.m.; Snt. 9-11:30 a.m.; 1:30-6 p.m. money. Present were the Gene Bolligs, Robert Lynches, Cecil Baldwins, C. 0. Baileys, Kenneth Bolligs, Robert Binzens, Ervin Vottelers, Robert Fortneys, Frank Meyers, Clarence Menzes, Thursday thru Saturday "Witchcraft" 7:00 and 9:50 "Horror Of It All" 8:30 —Saturday matinee at 1:30 '.'Tomboy And The Champ" plus 6 color cartoons-. —Sunday "Black Like Me" 1:40 -.5:30 9:15 "Young Lovers" 3:30 - 7:30 —Monday • Wednesday "Black Like Me" 7:30 "Young Lovers" 9:30 south of Livcrmore from the her doll and talked about her Kayscr farm north of St. Joe. | costume. Every girl received a The Raney farm was vacated by the Herb Raneys who have moved to Livermorc. The Roger Bormans moved from the Stattle- man house in St. Joe to the Paul Bernhards, Fred Johanne-1 house vacated by the John F. sens, Bill Bernhards, Mrs. Al- Redings. The Stattleman house is SATURDAY. MARCH 6 ONLY ! MATINEES ONLY AT 1:30 . ALGONA IN THE BEST 4-H AND FFA TRADITION! COLOR CANDY MOORE BEN JOHNSON JESSE WHITE and CHAMPY. the An.qus ADM. 75c — KIDDIES ONLY 35c PLUS 6 COLOR CARTOONS illusions and wishful thinking.' "Miss, Walsh, suggests that some proposed film study clubs on a large 'be implimented scale.' . "Few clergymen seem to be in favor of broad censorship. For example, Rabbi Max'Shapi- fred Petersen and the Everett Withams. Unable to attend included Joe Crowley, the William Dorseys, Elmer Withams and Wayne Lynches. The Cronks were to move Friday to the farm east of Armstrong vacated by for sale. The Ralph Kennes are gift; girls who had clone 'the sewing of the doll's costume received another gift. Mrs. A. Eason told of the origin of the Raggedy Ann and Andv dolls and the Kathv Krusc dolls. She had those dolls to show. A doll display belonging to Mrs. Eason moving from the house on the ( is on display in the Library now. Erpelding farm on the edge of There are now six new maga the former's brother, who has retireid. St. Joe to their own home in zines on the library shelves: For- Livermore. The Alvin Eroeldings , tune, Esquire. Christianity To- formerly lived on the Erpelding day, Current History. American farm. They moved last fall to Education (replacing School Life) FAREWELL PARTY Melvin, their own .farm at St. Joe, Minn, 'and Show which is retracing The Cletus Salzes are moving in-, Theatre Arts as its publication to the Erpelding house vacated has been suspended. > '. . . available ir markets throughout North Central Iowa . . . The Jerry Breeses were given a farewell party at their home at the Lewis Breese farmstead Tuesday. They left Thursday for California and expect to find employment at Anaheim. Jerry is also making plans to continue his education and get a degree in electronics. He has been helping his father on the farm by the Kennes from the N. J. Weydert former Friders farm. TROJANS MEET Following is the list of 21 new non-fiction books: The Ability to Love by Allan Fromme; The Light Within Us by Albert Sch- Kohlhaas. The club voted a farewell gift to Mrs. Norma Morgan. Marvin Kohlhaas was king candidate at Fun Night. The annual county 4-H Day will be much afraid of any kind of cen- 1 doing secretarial work at Sen-!held April 3, in Algona, with the ro, of Teninle Israel.' said, 'I am and his wife, Sandra, has been St. Joe Trojans 4-H club met weitzer; Children for Adontion Feb. 25 at Alvin Berte's. Pledge by Pearl S. Buck; Current Finan- to the flag was led by Allan cial Aids for Graduate Students by Bernard Maxwell; Heart Attack: Are you a Candidate by sorship. Lam much opposed to tral m 'S h school. Present were getting into that. I feel that man the Elmer Hannisches, Claude needs freedom of expression. Johnsons, Raymond Gardners, And, then — who is the cen- . Bob Hanmsch and Dwane Johan- sor? "In general, the bad seem to nesen. At cards prizes went to Claude Johnson, Mrs. Raymond following committee for the display window: Marvin Kohlhaas, Denny Berte, Mick Berte, Tom Arthur Blumenfeld; The Bridge by Gay Talese; Textiles by Norma Hollen; Swing Easy, Hit Hard by Julius Boros; Help! I'm a Prisoner in a Chinese Bakery by Alan King; On the Contrary by Sidney Harris; Forever Old, SHIPSTADS ^JOHNSON ICI FOLLIES MARCH 30 Thru APRIL 18 MINNEAPOLIS ARENA McGuire, Ray Erpelding and Forever New by Emily Kim- be worse" V and the "good "tetter ' gainer, . E1 ™ er Harinisch, and They were than before. The variety of Mrs. Lewis Breese. good,'however, : has 'bee'rt far S lven a P urse of monev more exciting and equips one with a far broader view of foreign lands, attitudes, and mankind at large. Therefore— I feel — it leaves one human being better equipped as a human being than was possible in 'the good old days' of narrower standards." This, in part, is the "meat" of Kern's article. I have this to The Kenneth Andres had the Ole Pedersens, Tenton, as guests Sunday. Mrs. Carrie Jensen and the ENDS SATURDAY "WITCHCRAFT" PLUS — "THE HORROR OF IT ALL" SUNDAY-WEDNESDAY MARCH 7-10 ALGONA 2 BIO FEATURES ON THE SAME PROGRAM! THERE IS A MOMENT WHEN THE REST OF THE WORLD CEASES TO EXIST SHOWN SUN. 3:30-7:30 MON.-WED. 9:30 sisnnmo PONOA'trflUGUENY 2nd BIB NIT! THECOLOROF MON-WED- 7:30 ONLY Art Claussens, Swea City, went to Bradgate Sunday and were ; guests of the daughter and sister, the Gene Madsens. The Ted Jensens and Henry Loofts had Financing meetings at their home. Wednesday evening attendants were the John Streuckers, Wendell Rausches and Lyle Newells. At Henry Looft's were the Kenneth Andres, David Loofts, and Mrs. Calvin Vaudt, Calvin Vaudt and the Marlin Wegeners were unable to attend. The Henry Loofts spent last weekend with their son, the Dick Loofts, Minneapolis. The Marlin Wegeners have made several trips to the Estherville hospital visiting the letter's father, Ernest Mueller, who had surgery on a foot Tuesday. He expected to be released from the hospital Friday. Mrs. Anna Presthus, Algona. Martin Wilberg, Fenton, and the Henry Loofts went to High Lake Thursday and were guests at Christena Vahldick's. Sunday guests at Bertha 01 son's were Mrs. Joe Ellens, Mrs Bertha Brighten and Mrs. Edith Anderson, Ringsted. The Cecil Baldwins and Tom my Nielsen were Sunday guests of Mrs. Stella Nolan and her nother, Mrs. J. 0. Pedersen, for Vfrs, Nolan's birthday. The Fred Johannesens and Jerry WUbergs attended the wedding of Ingred Teresko daughter of the Virgil Finne WED 46 YEARS The Willie Thilges family had he Bormanns Feb. 25 for the 46th wedding of Mrs. Thilges's >arents, the Nick Bormanns, ~,iverniore. Attending were the Albert Thilgeses, Jim Bormanns, lalph Bormanns, Edmund Frideres, Algona, Alfred Bormanns, Bancroft, Merle Laubenthals, Whittemore, Norbert Knechts, Bill Bormanns, and Christine and Ted Schmalen, West Bend. Cenneth Erpelding. The 4-H bas- <etball tournament will be Mar. was led by Steve Berte. brough; Catherine the Great by ^oe Oldenbourg; How Children .5 at 7:30 p.m., and juniors and '.Fail by John Holt; Paper Money eniors Mar. 16, both teams of the United States by Robert playing LuVerne. The 4-H Pledge jFriedberg; The Thousand Days 'by John Raymond; The Angel of Hell's Kitchen by Bernice Offenberg; The Joan Baez Songbook by Joan Baez; Designs and How to Use Them by Joan B. Priolo; We Are Not Alone by Walter Sullivan; Men of Ancient Iowa by Marshall McKusick; The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler. Need Printing? Call the ADVANCEI PERFORMANCE TIMES Eves., Tues, thru Frl. 8:15 P.M. . Sots.: 2:30 and 1:10 p.m. Suns.: 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. PRICES: Rinkside and BOX $3.7$ RESERVED SEATS: 53.75 — S2.7S $2.00 - MAIL ORDERS OPEN I TO: • Enclose MINNEAPOLIS ARENA self-addressed Stamped envelope 55408 2900 DUPONT AVE. MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. . EncloMd ii Check Money Order Totaling ________ .. $ --- '^.ij._.lor ----- !,r-*of Mali at $ ---------- each ---------lit choice — O«»t and Tim* ___________ i _____________ . ______ 2nd- choice — Date' and Time ____________ i 1 _______________ ____ NAME I... _______ I- ____ _ ............ ____ 1. .................. ADDRESS — ....... ... ................... _____ ...... ____ .... CITY AND IONE _ r ................. ... STATE .......... Clarence Erpelding, Colorado Springs, Colo., is visiting relatives and friends. 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