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2—Algona (la.) Upper DBI Molnit Thursday, Jan. 26, 1967 y$ — wet fle$10tne$ INTERESTING SUGGESTION When a new legislature meeti, one can expect just about anything in the way of proposed new lows to be introduced. So it !§ in Des Moines. One proposed new law that takes the unusual twist is legislation that would require Class B and C beer permit holders to redeem empty beer bottles or cans for not lest than 2 cents each. We've seen kids scavenging for pop bottles, which they can return and redeem for cash, and suppose the legislator's idea is that beer containers might be collected in the same manner. Only requirement would be that the label would identify the empty beer bottle or can as a brand sold hy the retailer, nnd if such was the case the retailer would find it mandatory to pay cash for the returned containers. Refusal would moke the retailer subject to a $100 fine on conviction of refusal to pay. We realize that the author of the bill had in mind keeping the roads free of litter. However, we find it hard to believe that persons buying beer themselves are going to carry back empty cans and bottles for a refund, but maybe they would and we'd really pity the poor retailer. Such a law would of course result in a higher cost for the beverage; somebody would have to pay the freight, and w« are quite certain it would not be the brewers. Perhaps the next move will be a proposed law to allow a refund on empty cigarette pactcages > too. THE GARBAGE THROWERS There are times when college and university administrators must throw up their hands in supplication for a merciful end to their problems. And of course the problems arlie from actions of the students, If that term can be applied to air who enroll In colleges and universities today. Down at Fort Dodge there are 36 Community College students who were housed on the fifth floor of a hotel there, dormitory style, due to a lack of other living quarters. Several of.them were the recruited members of the school basketball team, which regardless of scholarship attainments is making a good record on the basketball court. The other night the hotel found that a garbage-throwing bee had taken place. Garbage wqs thrown down an elevator shaft and another collection of same deposited on the defck of the hotel. Evidently some student did not have a high regard for the desk clerk, poor fellow. Since then all of the 36 students have been requested to leave, and have done so. Boys will be boys, it is true, but occasionally a college student turns out to be an extremely young boy mentally who perhaps would still be in a more proper element If he were back in grade school. Klgar t>0 Mcin&e HIE. Call Streot-Ph. 295-3535-Algona. Iowa Zip Code 80811 Issued Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor ADVERTISING Denny Waller R U8 s Kelley JACK PURCELL, Foreman NATIONAL NEWSPAPER AFFIIIAU MtMIHK NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N.Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA One Year. In advance, Seml-sveekly 85 00 Single Coplei „ "..."..l~. io« SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year, In advance, Semi-weekly §700 No «ub»crlpUon leu than 6 months. •-•••«v OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST AN AILING PRESIDENT? The editor of a Minnesota v/eekly newspaper managed to "gate-crash" the appearance of President Johnson before the present Congress when he delivered his State of the Union message. The publisher, Lem Kaercher of the Ortonville, Minn., Independent, had some interesting comments in his newspaper fo moke on the fact that despite all security precautions and no authorized credentials he was able to get into the press gallery and of a distance from the President that would make it easy for any assassin to fire a successful shot. But that is beside the point. Here are his comments, no punches pulled, as he watched the President deliver his message. What is the present state of President Johnson's health? We wonderl Never have we observed such a change in a leader as was obvious, last Tuesday even- Ing, when he delivered his State of the Union Message. The President was not the same man that he was when he delivered his message two yean ago. Then h« was confident, vigorous, forceful, convincing, In hli method of delivery. Tuesday evening, h« had no drive. At limes he could scarcely be htord. We were peering over the shoulders of tome of the press that evening, noting the lottlngi balng made on the advance copies of mi message, which each had. A woman, who represented the Denver Poit, for Instance, scribbled) "Very weak. Sarccley h»ar." In another part of the message wai thin "An ailing man." Whether or not these and other noticeable weaknen were mentioned In their press reports, we do not know. You will recall that the President suffered a severe heart attack at one time. Since then h« has been hospitalized on at least three occasions for operations, and about a year ago, for palm In the chest, aggravated by a levere cold. While there Is every evidence at this early data, that h« Is gunning for re-election two years hence, we have grave doubts that his health will be with him that long. The President may have been playing the old sympathy game - playing "underdog." Bidding for sympathy on the grounds that he has been attacked ummercifully by an unfavorable press. His own liberal Democrats, _too, have wheeled on him. He now faces a Congress, from which his dream of a Great Society, may become a nightmare. Despite his leadership with the Vice President, in the matter of Civil Rights, witness the numerous demonstrations protesting that the Government has not gone far enough, fast enough. "Biting the Hand That Feeds Them." Very noticeable, too, was how he was almost begging Congress, pleading with them, complimenting them, to keep their good will. Ha, not riding herd as he did before apparently has decided to sit back aw.hile' and reit placing responsibility more on the Con- gross and, especially upon the opposition party. But of the War, the President, was firm! There can be no further doubt about It, right or wrong, we are in Vietnam to stay until It It won, So let'i hurry and get It over withl We don't want another Presidential election, |n which the slogan wasi "Don't Change Horiei In the Middle of the Stream," Remember? Bob Splagel editor of the Mason City Globe- Gazette, recently reprinted a quota from the Waihlngton (D.C.) Post in which it had been figured out that it costs $332 000 to kill one enemy loldler In Vietnam. This led columnist Art Buchwald to suggest that a less costly solution to the war might be to offer anyone who deserts from the other side a $25,000 home, free education for his children, color T-V and a few other inducements* * * * On* of the more sensible laws proposed for Iowa Is one that would protect ordinary cltlzeni or professional people from being sued for damages offer voluntarily giving aid to an accident victim, Lending a helping hand at present, It seems, might result and has re- lulted In suits for civil damages. Governor Reagan of California is making one of the most interesting experiments in recent history. He proposes a real cut in governmental budget. How this comes out, and what happens to his proposals, will be most Interesting. THE WEEK'S LETTER: "I am a girl, 15 years old. I like a boy who is 17 years old. 1 have been going with him for quite a while. Lately, he has become very jealous and can hardly stand it If I talk to other boys who are merely friends of mine. We are not going steady, at least he has not asked me to go steady. But, we do date each weekend and see very much of each other. I want to know if you call that going steady, if the boy has not asked you to go steady. J would also like to know if you think it is right for him to act as he does toward me, even though we are not going steady! I would like to go steady with him very much, but don't you think I should wait until, or if, he asks me to go steady before I tell anyone we are? I mean, all my friends think we are because we date so often." For And About Teenagers ] OUR REPLY: Your friends think you are going steady because there Is no doubt of the fact. You are together every weekend, and more frequently, as you indicated. But, you haven't made any formal agreements. You haven r t even admitted to one another that you have developed a pattern of being together as much as possible. There is no obligation on the part of either of you. If you have been going together for some time, it should not be too difficult for you to talk things over and decide just where you stand with one another. M y«u hgv, a |,,nojf probltm you non | ^ diKUll, or on oburvolion lo mglit. oddrtii yeu ItH.r )« fOI AND AIOUI TflNAOEIS COMMUNITY AND iUIUIIAN PMSS SCIVICE "You certainly don't act like 'the friendly tavern keeper' they're always talking about on radio and television." from HISJORY'S SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS PROM YESTERYEARS Thomas Edison was grunted patent for an electric Incandescent Inrnp. Junuury 27, 1880. U. 8. aviators bombed Germany for the first time, January 27, 1943. Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, January 28, 1933. The first woman governor of u state, Miriam A. Ferguson, was Installed as governor of Texas, January 29, 1925. Hitler repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, January 30, 1937. I "" nd8 from i, John Jay presiding, held Its February 2 la Groundhog Day. ZOYEfiRS AGO IN TMB FROM THE FILES 0? THE UPPER DES MOINES Jan. 30, 1947 Iowa's worst blizzard of the winter struck Kossuth county with savage ferocity, dumping 6 1/2 Inches of snow on the area In 24 hours, and blockading all highways. The storm was especially severe In that it came after almost a week of near-spring weather, and. practically all snow had melted, away. Between Algona and Bancroft, reports in- icated that about 75 cars were stalled in drifts on highway 169. Winds between 35 and 40 miles an hour were recorded on weather instruments. - o During the blizzard, a night fire caused a loss of about $3,000 on the farm of Curtis Qulnn, three miles southwest of Whittemore. The hog house was completely destroyed, with 40 hogs, some of them weighing as much as BOO Ibs., burned. - o Mr. and Mrs. Frank Foley, Edward Farrell and Gene Slavon, all of Whlttemore, left for Richmond, Calif,, where they would visit Mr. and Mrs. Francis Farrell, They planned to be gone three weeks. - o Mrs. MHch Taylor of Algona was honored at the Fenton church at a post-nuptial shower. A lice program was given and many lovely gifts were received by the honoree, Mrs. Taylor was the former Lorraina Wlllrett of Fenton. - o Mrs. L, L. Lease, Wesley, was brought home from the Kossuth hospital In Algona where she had been a patient for several days. She had slipped on ice as she got out of her car at her home, and both bones we re broken above the ankle. Her leg would be in a cast for several weeks. - o Mrs. John Weber and Mrs. John Schulz were co-hostesses to the Irvington Women's Club. Mrs. Perry Phillips, club president, presided. Beth Annls, A'gonali- brarian, presented the major part of the afternoon's program jiving interesting facts about the library and a short book review. - o Lou, little daughter of M -. and Mrs. M.irtin Wilberg, Seneca, fell on the stairs of their home cutting a loag gash in her chin with three clamps required to close the wound. - o Bob Cummtngs and R. C. Johnson's turkey farm in Swea twp. tocam? a scene of activity Mon. when approximately 3,500 poults, first to arrive this season, were placed in their brooder houses, where they will be kept until 10 or 12 weeks old. The poults were the brown broad-breasted type and were hatched at the Swea City Hatchery. - o Jean Rich of the Four Corners area, started work in Algona typing income tax reports. She was staying with the Wm. Draytons. - o Carol Jean, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Ranns, and Dale Alan, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wood, son of Mr. and M.rs. Leonard Wood, all of Luverne, were baptized in the Lutheran church by the Rev. Lewis Wittenburg. - o - Mr. and Mrs. "Conrad Alig, Whittemore, entertained the Neighborly 500 club at their home, with George S. Elbert and M)'s. Fuchsen winning high prize, Mrs. Bertha Elbert and Mrs. Harvey Schmeling, low. Eva Baessler drew travel prize. - o Lars Skaar returned to his home at Ledyard following a month's visit to Norway. It was his first visit back since he left there more than 20 years ago. . o Dr. and Mrs. E. J. Capesius and their son, Mark Franklin, age Z 1/2, were getting settled in their new apartment in the former Dr, Fox building at the corner of State and Williams, which Dr. Capesius recently purchased. He succeeded Dr. Fox in the veterinary location, coming here from Fenton. A farmer from Portland twp. loaded up a nice, big hog to bring to the Algona Sale Barn, hooked on hlstraller, secured the endgate, and drove to Algona. Ha backed up to the unloading chuta, went around the took down the endgate - and lo, no hog I He said that in case anyone found the animal, he could be left, in a crate, near the Chrome Cafe, even if after dark. 10 YEARS OF PEOPLE & THINGS AGO IN THI FROM THE FILES OF TH2 UPPER DES MOINES Jan. 24, 1957 Kossuth county-often referred to as the home of the Meat Type hog - showed how Its'done at Sioux Falls. Claude Slagle, representing Western Buyers of Algona, was the only one of 70 buyers attending the conference, to correctly grade test all six animals which were slaughtered after the Judging and their carcasses checked with the buyers' judging on the hoof. - o When the Algona telephone would be completely converted to the dial system, both the police and the fire department would begin use of a short wave radio system, both for police intercommunication, station to patrol car, and from the transmitter in city hall to firemen for fire calls. . o Several St. Benedict residents were on the sick list - Mrs. Roman Thill submitted to surgery at St. Ann; Mrs. Ed Lickteig also had surgery; and Mrs, Arthur Rosenmeyer was at home recovering from bruises and broken ribs received In a car accident on New Year's Day northwest of St. Benedict. - o Mr. and Mrs. Orvllle Ruby and Audry, Lakota, moved into their newly built home and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ruby and family moved from Elmore into the house vacated by his parents. The new house was built on the farm just east of the farm buildings. - o Lament Wellendorf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wellendorf, Al- goni, arrived from French Morrocco, Africa, where he had been stationed for several months, having been sent there from Italy. After a three weeks leave, he would be assigned to the Sioux City base. Lamont had been in the service two years. - o Pictured were one of the snappiest sets of cheerleaders In the area, and the rightful pride of St. Joe - Patsy O'Brien, Jean Becker, Bertha Barte, Kay Ann Frideres and Alma nig. - o After a short reprieve from winter's cold blasts, the temperature dropped to six below zero, the lowest mark of the week, High temperature was a "balmy" 39, but only a trace of snow fell during ths seven day period. - o - Burt's boys and Titonka's girls reigned as the 1957 basketball champions of Kossuth CROSSWORD PUZZLE LAST WEEKS ANSWER .M ACUOSS 1. Public notices 4, Taste 7. Ooze 8. of hnbeus corpiiK 10. Change 11. Foretell 13, Censures 15. Amplification factor 16. Beverage 17. Roman money 18. Man's nickname 19. Affix 20. Ancient Briton 21. Mine entrances 24. Devoutnesi 25. Belonging to me 26. Cover 27. Noah's boat 28. Enclosure 29. Place 32. Compass point 33. Youthful 35. Rub hard 37. So. Pacific island group 38. Browns in the sun 39. Greedy 40. Man's name 41. Cherished animal DOWN' 1. Volcano of Sicily: var, 2. Property transfer 3. Coverlets 4. Aquatic birds 5. Extinct wild ox 6. Sow 7. Astringent fruit 9. Hubbub 10. Behave 12. Faded or shabby 14. Of the healing 1 art: abbr. 18. Minced oath ID. Used up 20. Spanish hero 21. Accumulate 22. Straight 2J. Writing fluid 24. Parasitic herb 26. Gold coin 28. Short- winded 29. Boundary 30. Property owned absolutely 31. Affirmative vote 33. Roman goddess Part of a church 36. Propeller 34 ^ 10 21 2S 21 25 ^ 40 Ji n 3D y/ 14 at & 31 20 34 IB 2) 30 Sidelights from a History Notebook Wolfgang Moznrt wns born January 27, 1756. He could piny the harpsicord when he was three years old. When he wns six ycnrs old, Wolfgang's father, court musician In Snlz- burp, .Austria, took the young prodigy and an older sister on continental tours. Wolfgang Mo/art's genius overflowed Into all kinds of music. His Inst work, liequlm. wns composed as he lay dying — at the age of thirty-five. * * * "Ahoy, ahoy" wns an experimental telephone greeting, rather than our traditional "hello". On Jnnunry 28, 1878, nt New Haven, Connecticut, the first telephone switchboard and exchange was Installed. It had eight lines and served twenty- one subscribers. * * * Henry VII. of Knglnnd, first of the Tudor kings, was born January 28, 1457. He married Kliznbeth of York. When the British adopted the French deck of playing cards they chose Klizabi'th to be depleted ns queen (she carries white roses, symbol of the House of York), and her son, Henry V111, ns king. "We want no war of conquest . , . war should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed." These are the words of William McKJnley, 25th President of the United States. McKlnlcy was born at Nllea, Ohio, January 29, 1843. He became president in 1897. In September, 1901, while welcoming guests to the Pan- American Exposition in Buffalo, he was shot by an assassin. He lived nine more days, until September 14, 1901. * * * "These are the times thnt try men's souls." These words, the bnttle-cry of the American j Colonists, cnme from Thomas Paine, an English author. During the retreat of Washington's army through New .Jersey, after the 'loss of New York'to the British, Paine snt by a lonely campfire and composed "The Crisis" which became an important part of the literature of the Revolutionary period. * *' * "If the fires of freedom and civil liberties burn low in other lands, they must be brighter In our own." — Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States, born January 30, 1882 at Hyde Park, New York. county following the wind-up of one of the closest tourneys In history at Tltonka, Burt annexed Its second consecutive title by edging Tltonka, 46-44, and Tltonka grabbed the girls crown with a thrilling 38-33 verdict over Whlttemore, - o The Fenton Woman's Club met at the home of Mrs, Clayton Dlts- worth with Mrs. E. W. Ruske assisting hostess. Mrs. Romalne Welsbrod and Mrs. E. J. Frank were In charge of the program. Mrs. Welsbrod Introduced Mrs. Lewis Ferguson of Algona. Mrs. Ferguson, a German war bride, gave an Interesting talk on how holidays and festivals were observed In Germany. - o John Cotton spent the weekend at the parental W. J. Cotton residence in Lone Rock. Ho was named president of the winter quarter class of the Farm Operations Division at lowaState College. - o • Jim Goetz of Ft. Meade, Md;, home on furlough, was honored at a family dinner at the home of his aunt, Mrs. Helen John- son, Wesley. Guests were Mr, and Mrs. Leo Goetz, the Martin Hitmlltons and E. L. Johnsons and their families. - o- Now vehicle sales In the county hit the highest peak registered for several months with a total of 50 registered In the county treasurer's office during a two-week period. - o Mr. and Mrs. Francis Wolfe and family of West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. George (Jake) Baas and family and Don Grandgenett of Bancroft were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul' Ludwig, Whittemore. It was the Ludwig's 20th wedding anniversary. - o Mrs. Fred Wlenberger, Seneca, who was a patient at Holy Family hospital at Esthervllle following surgery, was at home and recovering satisfactorily. LUNKER Young Glen Luchtel, son of Mr. and., Mrs. Don Luchtel of Milford, caught a 9 lb. walleye recently while fishing 'tiirough the Ice on Emerson Bay on Wast Okoboji. |#*:*:*:^^ ( Professional Directory J ^i^!:!^^ DOCTORS --^^^^ .•:*w*:*:*fcW^^ S#:#:S#:*:*^^^ MELVIN O, BOURNE, M.D, DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Physician & Surgeon Dentlit " 8 N. Moore St. At 622 E. State n «ff Ce Ph n? e 295 ' 2345 Ptlon « 2«M334 Residence Phone 295-2*// , DR. J. 0. CLAP8ADDLE Dentist At 112 N. Thorington Phone 295-2244 for Appointment J. N. KENEPICK, M.D. Physician it Surgeon 210 W. State Street Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Phone 295-2814 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M.D, Residence Phone 285-2338 DEAN F. KOOB, M.D. Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algeria Office Phone 295-2408 Residence Phone 295-5817 SWft*^K^*^^ INSURANCE &:W:%::::::::::::::y^ 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 205-2739 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 6 N. Dodge 29W443 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 U8 So. Dodge - Algona, la. Phone 295-2341 OPTOMETRISTS : : : : m%%%:::aw:%^ DR. L. L. 8NYDER 113 East State Algona Telephone 295-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. HAROLD W. ERICKSON Eyea 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 ^ Chiropractor DR. M. R, BALDWIN Summer Office Hours Mon. . Tues. . Wed. . Frl 8:30 . 5:00 Thurs. - Sat. - 8 ;30 . 12:00 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Cpllectrite Service Fa.ctbilt Reports CAHLSON Fwro MANAGEMENT COMPANY lltt N. Dodg* Ph. ««9-ain

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