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2-Algdtnt (Itt.) Uppar DM Moin«« Tuesday, July 3, 1962 THESE WOMEN! By d'Alessio MR. HOEVEN CHANGES HIS MIND IKE AND THE MILITARY BUDGET One of the curious aspects of the current effort to come up with some type of a farm plan for this country for next year and the future, is the thinking of Congressman Charles Hoeven, a candidate from this district (Iowa 6th) for re-election this fall. Mr. Hoeven, after the defeat of the Kennedy-sponsored farm bill in the House recently, has proposed a continuation of the present voluntary feed grain program. The strange part is that last year Mr. Hoeven VOTED AGAINST THIS PROGRAM. However, the program has worked better that its critics had predicted, and it has also proved popular. Thus, Mr. Hoeven has evidently decided that what he was against last year he is "for" this year, especially when most of the farmers in his new district have sort of taken to the program. But the program for 1962 was continued into this year only; if no new legislation is passed, or if this program is not continued, there is going to be no program at all for next year. The administration's efforts were based on an attempt to establish a long-range program, not one that was a stop gap, year to year. Yes, we think the voluntary feed grain program last year and this has been quite effective; it has reduced the feed grain surplus by 10 million tons for one thing. It must be fairly good; even Mr. Hoeven is now for it. Next ihing we know, he might even be suggesting fhat he thought it up. LIQUOR ISSUE BACK AGAIN Exchange — We hoped when we were given mild beer and liquor stores for the heavier drinks 27 years ago the issue was settled for good. There has been less liquor disturbance over the liquor law that we have, than during any previous time within the past 60 years. Some dissatisfaction in late years has been expressed because of the limitation of our present liquor law. Demands have been becoming more persistent to get the liquor program in Iowa expanded to permit the sale of liquor by the drink. One candidate for governor in Iowa this year has had the courage to made a /(q'uor by the drink proposal as his major issue in the campaign. If the candidate wins we may stilt not get liquor by the drink but the chances are if we should have a liquor by the drink governor we would have a legislature that could be expected to lean the same way. If liquor by the drink wins or loses in the governorship race, we hope it will be by a wide enough margin to bury the proposal for many years to come. Wet and dry issues make troublesome bedfellows in any campaign. Ippcr prs ^ 111 E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535— Algona, Iowa Second clan pottage paid at Algona. Iowa Issued Tuesday in 1962 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER. Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor MERLE PRATT. Advertising Mgr JACK PURCELL. Foreman ' Past President Eisenhower threw something of a bombshell at a recent dinner when he declared that "I personally believe that the defense budget should be substantially reduced." He added a little to this general theme, here and there, at a Republican fund-raising event in Washington. Ike's remarks caught members of both parties somewhat by surprise. In fact several of his own parly members were somewhat stunned. Both parties had amiably gone along with an increase in the defense budget for the coming year of $2 billion. When nearly 60'r of the total national expenditure, however, goes for military purposes, direct or indirect, we are inclined to agree with Ike that maybe somewhere some of the fat could be trimmed. Neither Ike, nor anyone else, would advocate a weakening of total national strength. But somehow or other it seems next to impossible to maintain common sense in financial matters concerning military expenditures. Ike sort of hinted that there is a considerable segment of big industry today that is doing pretty well from "defense" contracts, and that they may yell about their taxes on the one hand, but they are all for getting the contracts that cause the taxes on the other hand. He also said that he believed in "strength, but not strength loaded by hysteria." Now that Ike is no longer in the White House, he can speak quite freely. While president, he had the various units of the armed forces pushing hard for big appropriations all the time. Now he can sit back and more or less say what he thinks about the whole thing. Coming from a past president, and the biggest military name in the country today, we are inclined to think he must know what he is talking about. "You mean to say you hit the same one? But didn't you knock that tree down LAST week?" SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Here were the office rules which were posted in a large Chicago mercantile firm about 75 years ago. In today's age of the 36 or 40 hour-week, time and a half, paid this and that, and unemployment insurance, it makes interesting reading: FROM THE FILES OF THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES JULY 7, 1942 » • * An Algona woman, Mrs Joe Bestenlehner, received a very nice gift from two of her sons who were overseas. Her sons, Don and Sig Wood, sent her a dozen beautifully hand embroidered Irish lace handkerchiefs. The Wood boys had been stationed in Ireland since early in 1942. Two Algona women, Mrs Jessie Edwards and Mrs Charles Heard, were injured during a retailers Victory Parade here Wednesday. The women were riding on a float in the parade. The float stopped on loose gravel and the two ladies were thrown to the ground. Mrs Edward suffered bruises which made it necessary to take her to land, Paulette Goddard, Raymond Masscy, Lynne Overman, Robert Preston, Susan Hayward, Charles Bickford and Martha O'Driscoll. With a cast like that and DeMille's direction, it must have been a smash hit. Homes Change Hands, Owners At Whiffemore Whittcmore — Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kollasch purchased the Dora Besch residence last week and plan to move to town when the Dr. Lens- ng family vacate the home. The __ u „..„,„ T h J 'ri L f nsing family have P" r '| patient'in'sT.'\nn"nospi'tar'foliow" Brocsder, Mr. and Mrs. Dwil Simpson and family, Mr. and Mr: Garland Bradley and Jerry, Mi and Mrs. James Drone Debra an Brian, Ardyth Thomason all of A gona, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Larso and Becky Brandow of Lone Rock Mr. and Mrs. Harold Feyc and Mi and Mrs. Fern Drone and Barbar of Whiltemore, Mrs. Allen, th former Ardylh Drone, graduate from St. Anthony's School o nursing at Carroll, and is employ ed at El Camino Hospital a Mountain View. Mr. Allen is an x-ray technician at the same hos pital. 101) Hear Recital Mary Carol Genglcr and Eileen O'Brien were presented in a piano diploma recital by the Sisters o the Presentation in St. Miclfticl's auditorium on Wednesday evening June 20, with about 100 in attend ance. Following the recital a reception was held at the home ol Mr. and Mrs. Edmund O'Brien Those present at the reception were Mrs. R. J. Vaughn, Mrs. Frank Foley, Kathy Roth, Barbara Elbert, Mrs. Charlotte Mergcn Mr. and Mrs. George Winkel, Miss Loretta Fandel, Rosalie Hyink Alice Elbert, Miss Marcelia Fandel, Joan Keene, Mrs. J. M. Fleming, Miss Ella Burke, Mrs. E. J. Capesius, and Coletta, Mrs. Robert Gengler, Mary Carol, Jeanne and Marilyn, Mrs. Clem BiseniiiF, Mrs. Maurice Fickbohm and Mary Ann, Mrs. Catherine Origer, August Roeber, Mr. and Mrs. Fern Drone and Barbara, Mrs. Kathleen Duffy, Philp Kinsey and Mrs. Lydia Bisenius, of Whittemore and Mrs. Veronica Slagle and Nancy of Emmetsburg. iOYEARS ' tut FROM THE FILES OF THE ALGONA UPF'EIl DES MOlNES JULY 8, IS52 « » * Louis ('ink, who lived on a fnrn three miles southwest of Wesley had a close call Wednesday evening when a bolt of lightning knocked him out as he grabbed a screen door at his house during a storm. It wns apparent that the lightning bolt struck high up on the house, followed an eaves spoul and grounded through the door. Mr Cink was unconscious for about an dour and a half before he was revived by Dr. Snook of Wesley. * /» • There was plenty of moisture in Kossulh county. A total of 4.06 nches of rain had been recorded icre within the past week, and 2.06 inches of the total arrived during a storm that lasted from p.m. Sunday until 11' a.m. the oliowing clay. A brilliant lightning display accompanied and the thunderstorm rain Sunday Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Erase and Family of Brighton, Colorado, were Tuesday supper and over night guest at the home of Miss Ekla Baas, Mr. Erase was a former teacher in St. Paul's Lutheran school. Wayne Hanover son of Mr. and Mrs. William Hanover Jr. is a the hospital aand Mrs Heard re- 1. Employees will sweep floors daily, and dust ceived a cut on her nose, furniture and shelves. 2. Employees are to fill lamps, clean chimneys and trim wicks daily. Windows are to be washed once a week. 3. Each clerk is to bring a bucket of water and and a scuttle of coal for the day's business. 4. Whittle your pen nibs carefully before commencing the day's work. 5. Office hours are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, except the Sabbath. 6. Male employees who are single will be given one evening off each week for courting. 7. Any employee who smokes, uses liquor in any form, gets shaved in a barber shop or plays billiards will give his superiors in this firm considerable reason to suspect his worth, intentions, integrity and honesty. 8. The employee who has performed his labors faithfully and without fault for a period of five years and who has been thrifty and has conducted himself as a gentleman will be given an increase of five cents a day, provided that a just return in profit from the One JieacUine in th.e I/DM read— "Fourth Sanely Observed ' iti&e". which was good news. Favorable weather prevailed on the Fourth of July and an estimated 9,000 persons attended programs, rides and concessions at the fairgrounds >iere. Hundreds of persons brought picnic lunches and ate them on the grounds. A patriotic pageant, un der the direction of Mrs D. P Smith, was presented and one of the featured performers was Gordon Winkel, who is now Kossuth county attorney. Gordie also did a good job in bicycle races which were held during the two-day event. Others still living in thi< area who wheeled their bikes to money-winning finishes in the races included Dick Godfrcdson, John Elbert, Lament Wellendorf and Robert Winter. Only Wellendorf stayed in the speed game. He later became a jet pilot and during the past two years has been manager of Kossuth Speedway, site of local stock car races. * * * Sgt. John MeEvoy of Scott Field. 111. visited his mother, Mrs Katherine MeEvoy, here Saturday and Sunday. Sgt. MeEvoy was "in the radio tower division of the air the speech sent to all newspapers. The speech j corps and enlisted two years ear- was mailed out in a large government envelope, ner free of postage. If only 1000 of those letters busi ness permits it. SENATOR MILLER & SPENDING Grundy Register - Our U. S. Senator Jack Miller made a political speech before a group of Republican women in Washington recently. The entire speech was printed and copies of chased the Leo Morman home near the swimming pool and will move there after Superintendent and Mrs. Leo Morman and family move to West Des Moines, where Mr. Morman has accepted a position. Hosts to Visitors Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Drone of Emmetsburg. entertained at St. Michael's last week Tuseday in honor of their daughter and husband Mr. and Mrs. Hichard AJleji of Mountain View, Calif., wHd were visiting relatives here and at Ames. Those in attendance from this area were Mrs. Effie Teeter and Donna, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd ing a farm accident last week. Mrs. Harold Zimmermann was a medical patient in St. Ann's hospital the forepart of last week. Mrs. Leo Nurre entered the Iowa City hospital Wednesday for surgery. Sunday afternoon visitors at tiie parental home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kollasch were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Miller and family, Mr. artd Mrs. Andresv Miller and family of Algona, Rev. Lewis Kollasch of Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Norman •Lane and family of here. Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Milo Kollasch and family of Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Nick Reding of here. light. A few low spots around the area were under water, but fair veather was expected to return nd dry them up rapidly. High smperature reading during the eriod was 85 degrees July '4 and uly 6, while the low was 55 egrecs July 7. » » * Milton Mat-low of Lone Rock was recovering from a severe case of mumps, which had kept him bedfast for two weeks. During that time, Merril Marlow took care of the farm and a group of friends and neighbors put up 640 bales of hay and cultivated 40 acres of corn. The Kossuth county board of education met Monday night to study requested changes in the proposed redistricting map of the county. No final approval of the map (or changes) was given by the board. In most instances, ac-| cording to Wes Bartlett, board, member from Algona, the changes] concerned fringe areas of proposed] school districts. It was hoped all details could be worked out at ncxlj meeting. * * * An iirea farm hand turned nnl missing after July 4, but was! found the following evening byl authorities at Waterloo who had! been alerted by Sheriff Ralph! Lindhorst. The man was a parolee! and had been a good worker until I he forged a pair of checks, using I his employer's name. He then I wrote a worthless check, signing I his own name and the sheriff add-1 ed things up, checked transporta-l lion routes and found the man had made it to Waterloo, He was also I wanted for stealing a Golden | Lion, owned by the. local Lions lub and used as a bank for fines I assessed against members. The man had taken the lion from the wlel, emptied the change out of t and given the animal to a local child, who turned it in to local authorities. The man was returned to Algona by Sheriff Lindhorst | ',o face charges here. * * * Bill Hilton, employed fbr th-i >ast four years by Marv Clements n the local Sinclair station, became lessee of the station durinc U« ...„„!_ r»*ii i i . _° he week. Bill had previously seen employed at Dutch's Super ervice here. • • « Fire destroyed two business )laces, damaged a third and aused several families to flee rom their homes at Fenton at 7 .m. Thursday. Firemen from Vhittemore, Lone Rock and Burt ssisted the Fenton department in battle against the blaze. The Riddel and Hartelman garages ere gutted, with only the walls eft standing, and the Newel Hard- vare building was slightly damag- d. The latter building was saved ue to a fire door between it and he Widdcl garage. OFFICE SUPPLIES - Business orms, office furniture, filing quipment' and supplies, at the Jpper Des Moines Pub. Co., Alona, across from new Municipal arking lot. Professional Directory INSURANCE You Can Address Questions To Him At BOX 66 KALISPELl, MONTANA Under 21 •A By Don Holllgon had been printed and sent through the mails as ordinary mail is prepared for distribution, Kiu»\v buw Jong the "new" bridge, which spans the ruer on McGregor street at the west edge NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives Inc 404 fifth Avi-. New York 18 N Y the COM would have been in excess of $2000. That is what it would have cost our senator j °' Algona, has been in use' 1 -\lmost he had paid for the printing and distribution' 20 years Workmen began tearing ' ..-. . SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA One Y.-ai m adi.m' i- Both Aleon,, p.u,, is , • . i , - .. *4 00 Single Co|,,t-J ""'.',.„.,!.,, !»•, >,„,- $600 lOc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year, ni advam L Both Algoiid u.iiHit, in L-o'i hi n " No subscription U-s» than ,, n,,;,,,,'^ ' >C< " " *' "" OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST of 1000 copies of his political speech. But the Senator didnt put out (hat amount. Uncle Sam had to pay the bill. s speech Senqtor Miller is expressing In thi alarm at the high Washington and he cpst of government at lays the plqme on the administration in Washington. A Senator who requires his government to pay for the printing „ ,. ,. and distribution of his personal political propa- liaraiy ganda places himself in a poor position when he criticizes the qd.rr)ini*tration for iff. spending. down the old bridge in preparation for construction of a new 240 foot span 'the present bridge* and also were to change the channel of the river in order to connect two bends in the river. Cost of the project was expected to be $29,000 How much bridge and channel reconstruction Dear Dan: I'm a girl of 19 and I want to know if it would hurt my reputation to date this man in the office where I work. He's about 26 very neat and good looking. The main problem is that he's now in the process of getting a divorce. (All of the trouble was his wife's fault.) He's dated two other girls here and they had such nice times they're only sorry he doesn't ask them out oftcner. I live with mv grandparents and when I asked them about this, they flew off the handle. Is there any harm in a date with him? — Nice Girl. Dear Nice Girl: While the dating wouldn't hurt your reputation it wouldn't do it any good. Divorced men, whether or not they're to blame, always have a strike on them and some parents and grandparents just don't approve. You have to live day by day with your grandparents and if they say no, you'd better say no too. * * * Dear Dan: I'm a wonderful swimmer, love the water and am ath- Jctic but I feel as self-conscious as any girl could in a bathing suit. It isn't that I don't have a figure because I do - a good one. Neither is it because I'm a shy girl of 14 or 15. I'm IB and have always fell ' this way. Many times I've missed out on beach parties and things like that because I knew a crowd would be there and I'd be observed Is there something I can do to get over this feeling? It isn't natural and it's beginning to worry me. — E. S. ! Dear E. S.: The trouble is mental and from what you wrote, there is no trouble. You know you're missing out on fun that this "rob" A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs Hospitalization Health & Accident Life — Auto — Fire — Hail 2 E. State CY 4-4529 Chiropractor ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines of Insurance CY 4-317U 2() « E. s ,. )le BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lii'.es of Insurance Automobile - Furniture Lonn Dr. D. D. Arnold Over Penney's Oflice Phone — CY 4-3373 Hours: 9:00 — 5:00 Open Friday Night Monday— Wednesday—Friday Dr. William L. Clegg 521 E. State St. Hours: 9:00 — 6:00 thru Sat 9:00 — 9:00 Friday Ph. Off. CY 4-4677 Res. CY 4-3469 DOCTORS 7 N. Dr,d«c • Phone CY 4-JT BOHANNON INSURANCE " SERVICE i N. Dodge Phono CY 4-4443 Home - Automobile - Farm Polio Insurance KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth nf ,n- urance in force. (JY 4-r,'j(j Lola Scuffha Sec'y HERBST INS. AGENCY Go.irl. Au V',, Houst1 ' Household Coocio, ,,Hl Many Oth,r forms. I none CY 4-3733 Ted S. Herbst Farm Bureau Mutual Ins.~Co7 Affiliated with harm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) ... Llf(; - Hail - Tractor you re missing out on fun, that this "problem" ' "hone CY 4 3351 Don Stark Mar \\n\u ll In (Inminolo iir,,, Vr,,.'.. n it — ,- iJianv, mfil. , -- ...... - . -,is unreal and yet you allow it to dominate you. You're the one who s ----- ..... — going to have to make the decision and as long as you don't have two heads or five legs, enjoy yourself. PRINTING - No job too big; No job too small ! Envelopes Letterheads Statements Handbills Booklets Checks Ruled Forms Labels Business Cards Mailing Inserts Shipping Tags Wedding Announcements Business Forms Tickets Programs Complete 6»rvi£t With Letterpress Offset, and Planeography Equipment (Qpality With Economy) Upper De§ MQin§§ Pub. Co, Across From Now Ps«flfin§ 10* - Algffna, | 9 wq T- llL-UV.\ 200-300 Ibs., topped at $14.10; picking sows, 270-360 Ibs., $1375; veal calves, $14; no. 2 new wtule corn, 83'2 cents; no. 2 yeljow corn, 70 cents; i\o. 2 mixetj corn, no \ yellow corn, 72 cent.,, extra eggs, 30 cenU; sweet cream, 31f cents, and hens, over r> Ibs., It) cents. « * • July 6 set a rt.cord. u cut her uisc, in Algona, according to Weatherman Harry Noju- The IflW that 4?y was 51 degrees aruj according to reconjs it wa* an aj}- time low. About 70 of un inch of tain fell Sunday evening, the onjy moisture during the period • » * I'Hlleil Cm) M. pc&liJfc'b greatest (weren't they all), "Heap The Wild Wind" was slated to .show at the Call Theater here In featured were John Wayne, Kay Mil- Dear Headers: About five times as many girls as boys have ap plied to date for the two $300 college scholarships. Why? I don't know Remember, this isn't a contest. Merely write and tell us about yourself, your hopes, ambitions, financial limitations and such and you just might wind up with $300 by mid-August that can be credited to your college fund. You don't have to be the class brain but you do have to have a financial necessity. Time is beginning to become a" factor so if you're going to apply, you'd better do so right away. * * t Dear Dan: Are braids out of place for a girl of 16? I wear my hair quite long and sometimes 1 like to have it in braids My boy friend always gives me a strange look when I dress like this and I want to know if you think I'm embarrassing him? — Hrem!* Dear Hrt-nda: 1 wouldn't know about the embarrassment because if boys aren't embarrassed over some of today's hair styles two braids shouldn't shake up a guy that much. He's probably surprised Is that the right word? * * u Dear Dan: J work in a drug .store as cashier and I've gotten to know a number of the steady customers. There's this young man of about ^0 who has become quite friendly to me and I'm wonderina if I should accept a date from him if he ever a.sks. I've got a feelin he's .. going to ask. He doesn't know my name yet but he does know ' a lot aoout me because we've talked. — Getting Anxious. »r Gcttuig Aj)*ious: Accept a date, I say. However, don't let it ' 1 ' plt U up after you 8 et throuh W01 ' k " de »,.,„„, ... , . , • • , " -- -«• ——•• j«" fe -,i uiiuugii wuin uc'ais. Accept the date for the following night after you've been asked and have him come by the house to meet your folks. And before accepting you d better got an okay from your parents. They might not agree with (TATI FARM MUTUAL •UIOMOBIlt ' ROCK-BOTTOM RATES Harold C. Sundet CY 4-2311 DALE W. LOCKWOOD Tne Equitable Life Assurance Society Of The United States Burt, Iowa Phone 2 01 RICHARD A. MOKN Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern One-Stop Insurance Service Business — Home — Car — Life Phone CY 4-4955 P.O. Box 337 Algona, Iowa MELVIN G. BOURNE, M. D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St Office phone CY 4-2345 Resident phone CY 4-2277 J. N. KENEFICK. M. D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office phone CY 4-2353 Resident phone CY 4-2614 CAHOL L. PLOTT. M. D. 110 N. Moore Street Practice Limited to Surgery Office Hours by Appointment CYpress 4-4864 Office CYpress 4-4331 Residence JOHN M. SCHUTTER. M. D, Residence Phone CY 4-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M D. Residence Phone CY 4-4917 Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office Phone CY 4-4490 OPTOMETRISTS DH. L. L. SNYDER 113 East State AJgona Telephone CY 4-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons JOHN T. TlK Lutheran Mutual Life Ins. Co. "An old Line Legal Reserve Co." 114 So. Main Box 412 Algona, Ja. Ph. CY 4-4539 Farm Management CarUon Farm Management Company 12 Vt N Dudge Ph. CY 4-2S9J Dr*. SAWYER and ERICKSOW _ Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses| Hearing AM Glasses 9 East State Street Phone CYprew 4-2196 Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed Satwday Afternoon* PIU C, M, Q'CONNOB Visual Anaylsis & Visual Training Contact Lenses J08 South tjarlan St. (Home Federal Blda.) PHONE CY 4-3741 DENTISTS PH. KARL H. HOFFMAN Office m Home Federal Bldg. Office phone CY 4-4341 PR. J, B. HARRIS. JH. At 622 E. Sl.u ** Phong CY 4-23SJ4 Credit Bureau Of Kossuth County Collectrite Service FacabUt Reports Phune 2M-3182 — Algona, lu.

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