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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, September 18, 1962
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2-Algono (la.) Upper Des Moines Tuesday, September 18, 1962 tipper Desfllomes WHO RUNS PLOWING MATCHES? When three Republican candidates for reelection were invited fo speak, last Thursday, at the state plowing match program held at Atlantic, and no Democrats at all were invited, the obviously one-sided situation resulted in considerable publicity. In fact the one-sided narrowness on ihe part of whoever sponsors the match might be a benefit in disguise for the Democratic nominees. Most folks like to see a spirit of fair play in their politics. Most of us who are Democrats have no malingering hatred for a Republican, and most Republicans are perfectly willing to break bread or slurp coffee with a Democrat. But the plowing match arrangers felt different- '*' It would be interesting to know just who made the decision to invite Republicans only. We always thought of plowing matches, like corn husking contests, or community celebrations, as non-political events, and if you did invite a candidate of one party you are usually careful to invite the candidate of the other party as well. * * * WHOA, THERE, SENATOR U. S. Senator B. B. Hickenlooper, speaking at a Country Club gathering in southern Iowa last week, is reported in the press as making the following assertion: "Latin American countries lost confidence in the U. S. after the faulty political leadership which resulted in the Cuban fiasco at the Bay of Pigs." The Bay of Pigs fiasco, Senator, was the final climax of a plan that was approved and developed in the closing year of the preceding administration. President Kennedy on taking office could have forced a cancellation of the whole thing, but did not. It proceeded as it had been planned long before he took office, and came to a dismal failure only a few months after he was in office. If there is any blame to be placed for the "fiasco" let it be placed where it properly belongs, on the original planners. We seem to be playing a game of tic- lac-toe with the Russians in nuclear testing. What happens when both sides run out of squares? — Suffolk County News, Sayville, N. Y. *mir. * * • * No man is ever paid for what he knows— only for what he does with what he knows. — vVashington (Mo.) Missourian. * * * One thing bad about freedom of speech is when a citizen can't think of anything to say ho says it anyway. - Dodge City (Kan.) Globe. * * * Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of repeating old ones. — The Onawa Sentinel Upper pi's 111 E. Ci.'.l SUTI-I P> i. CV 4-:',5:C) .VK"Mii. Iowa Second class postage paid al Algona. Iowa Is.suf'd Tuesday in 19H2 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. R WALLKR. Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Kdit,>r MKR1.K PRATT. AilvtrtK.riK Mgr JACK PURCELL. Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 K::l, A\r . \< A Y.,iU IB, N Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA 1 ••<• "> r.,1 : . .,,1 , ,. 5.. 00 illlJjM- ( r.,. , - 1(J .. SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA OFFICIAL CITY ANDiCOUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST IT'S A GREAT OLD SPORT Probably no athletic event requires more teamwork, strength, ability, courage and alertness than the king of autumn sports — football. And few sports have had as lively a history. Football is an ancient sport. The Spartans played a game called "harpaston" back about 500 B. C. In this game a ball was kicked, passed or carried across the opponent's goal line, according to one encyclopedia. The Romans had a similar game, called "follis." It used something akin to a modern football, made of leather and inflated with air, but propelled by foot in soccer-style. Medieval Italy had "calcio", 27 players on a team, with a line and backfield formations. In 1823 at Rugby, a famous boys' school, one of the players decided to be different and disregarding the rules calling for kicks only, he grabbed the ball and carried it in his arms across the goal line. The score was not allowed, but it set the pace for the modern game of football. By 1863 the game of Rugby had become very popular, and from it modern football developed. Early in the 19th century, Harvard and Yale developed the sport, and the first intercollegiate game of football was played Nov. 6, 1869, between Princeton and Rutgers. In 1880, Walter Camp, the father of American football, persuaded the rule makers to reduce team size from 15 to 11, to allow play from scrimmage, 2nd to install a quarterback for the purpose of calling plays. Alonzo Stagg was the man who pioneered in setting up eligibility rules and enforcing them with amateur standards. So, as you cheer on your favorite football teams this fall, remember, you are following a sport that had a similar interest for the Spartans of 500 B. C. * * * ARE WE MISSING THE BOAT? Britt News-Tribune — The Iowa Tourism Promotion council is starting a program to call attention to Iowa's attractions for tourists. In its first issue of its promotion folder they gave these facts on the importance of tourists to local economies. "Tourism is a 41 billion dollar per year industry. It is reported that Iowa is the last state in the union to start a Tourism Promotion program. In I960, 8,000 out of state tourists crossed STRICTLY BUSINESS *» "What's on your mind?" 20m tops. Total amount collected was not known, but when the UDM went to press the pile was still growing. Movies slated to show at the New Call here were "Men Of Texas", with Robert Stack, Brod Crawford, Jackie Cooper, Anne County 4-tt girl leaders and committee members re-elected Mrs Henry Looft of Seneca township as chairman of the county committee again at the annual organizational meeting held here Sept. 17. Mrs Wayne Keith of Plum Creek township was renamed vice chairman and other committee members slated to serve during the following year were Mrs Ralph Thompson, Burt, Mrs Ralph Nichols, Whittemore, and Mrs Swen Larson, Hebron. * « » The final stock car races of the 1952 season were held at the fairgrounds Sunday. Sponsored by the American Legion, Moose and VFW here, The largest crowd reported was smaller than the smallest crowd during 1951. Financially, the sponsors .didn't do at all well — and it was doubtful if races would be held in 1953. A record number of persons were served chicken dinners Wednesday evening by the Good Hope WSCS at their annual event. Besides the 396 paying customers, 45 servers and helpers ate and enjoyed the always-tasty meal. They got away with 81 big chickens. * * • A Ilolstein dispersal sale of one of the most widely-known dairy herds in this entire area was slated to be held Oct. 8. R. B. Berninghaus and Son of West Bend listed 40 head in their sale ad in the UDM. The herd had won many awards during receni years. * * * What were patrons of the Algo- yard line to avert a shut-out for Algona late in the game. • BURT By Mrs. Al Hlnckley Mr and Mrs George Wolf of Alg° na were Sunday callers in the R. Willrett home. Wednesday eve"'"6 visitors at the Willretts were Mr an , d Mrs Ernest Haack and Mrs claus Wibben of Livermore. St. John's Lutheran Aid met Sept. 6. A special missionary devotion was led by Mrs Eugene Meyer, aided by several members. A report of the District L.W.M.L, convention was given by the delegates.' President announced Burt society would be host to a Christian Growth workshop Sept. 18 St. John's Aid accepted an invitation to a guest day at Lotts Creek Sept. 21 Fall LWML Zone Rally will be held at Fairville church, Cylinder, Oct. 10. Mr and Mrs Merwyn Cunningham called at the home of Mrs L. L. Richman, Fairmont, Monday evening. Mr and Mrs J. L. Miller spent the weekend with the Owen Hopkins, Fredricksburg. FROM THE FILES OF THE \LGONA UPPER DES MOINES SEPT. 22, 1942 * * • According to Weatherman Harry Nolle, frost, which nipped at everyone in this area during the wee hours Sunday night, did little damage to anything that was growing. The official low reading here was 35 degrees, lowest for the entire summer — and it arrived just a day or so before the official opening of fall. The high mark during the week was 88 degrees Sept. 16. « * • Frank Vera, well-known Algo- nan, handed a communique to the UDM. It was addressed to the , Gwynne, Ralph Bellamy and Leo na Theatergoing to see during^the ' '"" Carrillo, and "Smart with the East Side Kids. Alecks" 10YEARS IN 7»4S FROM THE FILES OF THE ALGON'A UPPER DES MOINES • • • SEPT. 23, 1352 Authorities here were looking next week? Here is the bill of fare: "Clash By Night", with Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan and Marilyn Monroe: "Fort Defiance", with Dane Clark; "When I Grow Up", with Bobby Driscoll; "Dreamboat", with Clifton Webb and Ginger Rogers; "Here Conies The Groom", with Bing Crosby, Jane Wyman, Alexis Smith and Franchot Tone; and "The Enforcer", with Humphrey Bogart. About five actors and actresses there that certainly don't have any equals ten years later. # * * Members of the Kiwanis Club from Algona attended the Iowa- Nebraska District Convention at AMBULANCE SERVICE Families living throughout this area may call any Blake Funeral Home with complete confidence. \Iigh quality service and moderate prices are provided at each. blake THE ORDER OF THE GOLDEN) RULE uuAi. i was addressed to the f ' ""u« was thoueht to he a Fort Dodge Monday afternoon and Algona high school football team for wha . 1 ™ a , s tho " ght , ., be , a evenins Wes Bartlett was one and read like this: "Frank Vera Sroup o children who shatteredI a ,7™"* ™* Bartlett was FUNERAL HOMES HOMES AT TITONKA til VERNE CORWITH WESLEY RENWICK Phone TUrner 2-3322 Lu Verne Professional Directory : loaned the Algona football team his delivery truck to go to the football game at Clarion. When the truck was returned, one tire Bartlett was one of the candidates for governor of fhe two-state area — and we be- Iowa per day. We must develop a program that •will stop them and keep them in Iowa for a time. Every industry in Iowa will benefit from Tourism Promotion. The farmer, the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker. Tourism will help bring additional industry to Iowa. In Kansas they found the average tourist family spent S25.07 per day. The Federal Department of Commerce found that 24 persons stopping a day in a community will leave approximately $100,000.00 per year. Tourists are tax contributors —not tax consumers, for schools, relief, etc. The state of Michigan states that for each dollar the state spends on touris) promotion the state receives $9-4.00 in tax returns. * * * A NEW POLITICAL SCANDAL Grundy Center Register — A few months ago GOP leaders in Congress believed they were getting political pay dirt when the Sol Estes operation was brought to light, and it believed the Democratic administration were to blame for it. When investigation brought out the truth that the Estes operations had their origin under the Eisenhower administration and that they : this area. N'ibby Thilue- window in the par- of Elead ,. . . . . . Wegner. The window, valued at lleve he 6 ot elected. $75, was broken when the culp- was blown out, tube ruined and rits threw stoncs a 8 ainst il - !t no gas was in the tank and the re P° r tedly had been broken in down the car Jbattery so run wouldn't start the If the boys will the game came forgiven." nine places. next morning, tell Frank how The Algona police department out all will be pistol team wound up in first place •••••- at the Izaak Walton Field Day * at Emmetsburg Sept. 14. The four-man team, Al Boekelman, Jim Egli, Al Wagner and Ray Krebs, scored 721 of 1200 to take the title in .38 calibre shooting. A The American Legion post here decided at a recent meeting to donate the brass cannon on the courthouse lawn and ilie cannon and cannon balls in Rivcrview highway patrol team placed sec- cemetery to the government for ond in the meet, scrap. The two memorials of another war had been on their res- The Algona JayCecs held a paper drive in town recently and wound up with a net of $147 for theff efforts. Apparently raising funds for some worthy project, the club had another such drive slated in the future. V it * Webster City's Lynx had to go all out to post a 13-6 victory over the Algona Bulldogs in a loop game at Webster City Friday night. Dick Fraser grabbed a pass and scored from the eight A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs Hospitalization Health & Accident Life — Auto — Fire — Hail 2 E. State CY 4-4529 ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines Of Insurance CY 4-3176 206 F. State pective sites for many, many years. Now it was hoped the metal from them would nelp '"-nd World War II. A total ol 70(1 teachers from three counties, Kossuth, Palo Alto and Emmet, held an institute here Monday. Featured speaker at the session was Ur. Ernest Horn of SI'I. You Can Address Questions To Him At BOX 66 KALISPELL, MONTANA BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance Automobile — Furniture Loan 7 N. Dodge CY 4-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-t 143 Home — Automobile — Far n Polio Insurance Dear Dan: I'm 14 and I'm allowed to date. I've dated this boy several times and I want to date him every Saturday but then when Saturday rolls around, my parents tell me to wait until next Saturday. What should I do? — No Date. _ „ „., , ua . Dear No Date: Wait until next Saturday, like your parents suggest- test turned out to be one of the ecl - l don ' 1 know vour P roblem but perhaps they think you're doing too finest pitching duels ever seen in much dating. KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. CY 4-3756. Lola Scuffham, Sec'y St. Joe anil Lolls C'rcek met in a baseball game — and the con- HERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone CY 4-3733 Ted S. Herbst (if . i were brought to light and s'opped under the i Joe and Kuecker of Lotts Creek' I)car Dan: We J ust started 8 oin S steady and we have a question. were the raiders The game went When y° u ' re at a dance and a bo . y asks a 8 ' rl who ' S e ° ing stead y to Kennedy administration, the Estes scandal as a political asset cooled down and it has lost public interest. Lately another national scandal has come to light in Washington. Former Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey in the Eisenhower administration is charged with having made enor.nous profits through nickel contracts with the U. S. government. The investigation showed that the M. A. Hanna Company of which Humphrey was the major stockholder had made a profit of $39 million from an investment of $4.5 million in supplying nickel under contract to the U. S. government. For a cabinet member to make huge profits in dealing with his government is bad and dangerous practice and it is never done openly. That Humphrey scandal may be used by one party to offset the damage, if any, against the olher party. Both sides would be well advised if neither of the scandals was made a po- l.tical issue. PRINTING - No job too big; No job too small I Envelopes Letterheads Statements Handbills Booklets Checks Ruled Fomii Labels Business Cards Mailing Inserts Shipping Tags Wedding Announcements Business Forms Tickets Piogrums Complete Service With letterpress Offset, and Planeography Equipment (Quality With Economy) Upper Des Moines Pub. Co, Across From New Parking Lot — Algona, Iowa 11 innings before St. Joe won. Highlight of the game «;..-, the fact that Thilges whiffed li.'i opposing batters. He also scored the winning run in the eleventh when he readied first on an error and was cha.ied home when Patterson belted a triple. « • « Joe l.>iich, Sr. was president of the Algona Club during the annual meeting and election of officers Vice president was Dr. Karl Hoffman and Craig Smith was secretary. Harry Holmes was re-elected treasurer and directors were VV W. Sullivan, M. J. Pool. ,J. E. Lynch, Lloyd Robinson, D. p, Smith, J D. Lowe, W. t' French, F. E. Kent, Albert (iraiuow Kohlhaas, T. H. Holmes, Timm, A. II. Borchardt Hoffman and K. J. Smith. Ralph .Miller win. installed as commander of the American Legion post here recently. Other officers were John Kuhlhaas and Arthur Hagg, vice commanders, Henry Becker, adjutant, Hoy McMahon, finance officer. Roy Brown, chaplain, Marc Moore, sgt.-at-arms, officer, and ii;n. I n dance, does she have to get permission of her steady? — Only 15. Dear Only 15: Of course, you don't have to get permission from your steady. The boy wanting the dance should ask you for a dance and you should excuse yourself from your boy friend's presence and that's all it takes. * « * Doar Dan: I'm nearly 20 and I've got a serious problem for you. My girl i former girl) is 18 and last month got back from a nursing home where she had her baby. You see, we dated for about a year and then she broke up with me to go with this guy who is 25. He's the iiaini'd father of the baby but he skipped out before it was born and no one «'ountry knows where he is to this day. My former girl is a good girl, Dan, and never did a wrong thing be-i fore in her life. She just got mixed up with the wrong guy, that's all. AS far as we're concerned, I know we could make a go of it this time but my parents say if I ever date her, I'll have to find a new home. My mother is sympathetic but she figures if a girl has a baby and isn't married, she should be tarred and feathered and run out of town. My father is entirely unreasonable and says the girl is worse than a tramp. I feel that I'm nearly an adult, I'm on my own with a good job and John that 1 should be allowed to date this girl. She comes from a fine fam- Fred ily and if 1 don't start dating her, she won't have a friend in town. — f. K. Dear T. K.: A girl having a baby without benefit of a name to give the infant isn't necessarily a tramp. A guy who breaks into a hardware store and then gets caught isn't necessarily a burglar either. If Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life — Hail — Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 Don Stark, Mgr. tun rum miiu»l AUTOMOBILE vniBuci tow un ROCK-BOTTOM RATES Harold C. Sundet CY 4-2341 DALE W. LOCKWOOD The Equitable Life Assurance Society Of The United States Burt, Iowa Phone 201 Ur. RICHARD A. MOEN Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern One-Stop Insurance Service Business — Home — Car — Life Phone CY 4-4955 P.O. Box 337 Algona, Iowa second chance. Don't your parents realise (his girl has paid the supreme price already? I'm not saying you should turn against your mother and father but because we are human, we dp make mistakes. It can happen in any family and they should consider that fact. JOHN T, TIELEBEIN Lutheran Mutual Life Ins. Co. "An old Line Legal Reserve Co." 114 So. Main Box 412 Algona. la. Ph. CY 4-4538 INVESTMENTS Dear Dan: Don't laugh. I'm a high school graduate of 18 and I'm Joe Lynch, service t rouD led with near baldness. My hair has always been thin and now (-•len Haney, huor- j t ' s getting worse and I'm afraid I'll soon be completely bald. The trouble is that I'm getting a complex and not going out or doing anything. Can a doctor help? — David G. Dear David: A doctor can help if only to bolster your sagging con- MUTUAL FUNKS & Don Leaverton CY 4-493U ^Algona * * * a doieii trucks Farm Management Uiih a doieii trucks and pick u|js, manned by plenty of willing fidence. See one today. workers, the Algona JayCeus real- * * * ly went to town collecting scrap Dear Dan: Sometimes my boy friend is broke when he shows up metal Monday and Tuesday. The for a date and he refuses to accept a loan from me so that means we club received a wonderful res- Stay home. This isn't fair, is it? — Grounded at Home. IJODSC from persons living here IH-ar (jrouuikjl: No, it's not fair but at least your boy friend has and cooperation was reportedly principles even if they do somewhat spoil your evening. Farm agsiBe Company 12 H N Dodge Ph. CY 4-289J Chiropractor Dr. D. D. Arnold Over Penney's Office 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 4-4G77 Res. CY 4-3469 DOCTORS MKLVIN G. BOURNE, M. D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office phone CY 4-2345 Resident phone CY 4-2277 J. N. KKNEF1CK, M. U. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office Phone CY 4-2353 Resident Phone CY 4-2614 CAROL L. I'LOTT, M. D. 110 N. Moore St. 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. KOOli, M. U. Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office Phone CY 1-4490 Residence Phone CY 4-4U17 OPTOMETRISTS l)U. L. L. SNYDEH 113 East State Algona Telephone CY 4-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons Drs, SAWYER and EUICKSON Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Phone CYpress 4-2198 Hours; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Saturday Afternoons I)Jl. C. M, O'CONNOR Visual Anaylsis & Visual Training Contact Lenses 108 South Harlan St. (Home Federal Bids.) PHONE CY 4-3743 DENTISTS IJR. KARL R. HOFFMAN Office in Home FederaJ Bldg. Office phone CY 4-4341 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service Factbilt Reports Phone 294-318? - Algona, la.

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