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2-Algona (ta.) Upper Des Moinat Tuesday, October 9, 1962 TROUBLE IN MISSISSIPPI By every yardstick of democracy, anyone scholastically eligible and with the necessary funds and finances, is entitled to enter a college or university. Private schools have enrollment limits and waiting lists. State-financed schools have no such limits for in-state student applicants. Thus, the desire of a 29 year-old Negro, James Meredith, a native of Mississippi to enter the University of Mississippi, as a transfer from an all-Negro college in Mississippi, was perfectly legal, constitutional and in keeping with the democratic concepls of the nation. Yet, two men are dead, others are injured, hundreds of Federal marshals are on duty, national guard outfits and regular troops were moved around the country, and the trouble may not be over yet, as a result of one person's desire to enter Old Miss. But there is one thing that is not so clear. Just why did Meredith pick the University of Mississippi to take his political science course? There are literally hundreds of universities and colleges, some not too distant from Oxford, where no opposition would have developed. Most people would prefer a more congenial scholastic surrounding; paying approximately $95,000 a day to maintain Federal marshals, National Guardsmen and regular army troops is not exactly our idea of selecting a congenial university. There are still a number of unexplained questions as to why Meredith chose to make his pass at Old Miss, knowing full well what would happen. Did he simply feel he had to have the political science course at Mississippi - or did some group put him up to it? * * * THE KIDS AND TV A child psychologist said that a series of tests he has made has tended to show that children shun products advertised on their favorite TV program. Twenty percent of the children tested did not want to use any of the products advertised on their favorite programs, said Glenn W. Thompson, in a talk before the American Psychological Association convention. He conducted his test among third grade pupils. How often have you been watching a program which contained advertising from the XYZ cigarette company, while smoking an ABC cigarette? Or have you ever had the experience of quaffing a glass of PDQ beverage while watching a commercial from the DBF brewing company? There is merit in most forms of advertising, the advertising which intrudes the least meets in varying degrees, but it still seems to be that with the best reception and produces the best results. That is why newspaper advertising, week in and week out, has a superior pulling power. It is there, it does not intrude but gets the message across, it carries prestige, and it is invited into the home by the nfiewspaper subscriber. * * + SCARCITY OF PROFESSIONAL MEN Grundy Register — There are more people living in Grundy county now than there were twenty-five years ago. But there are fewer professional people in the county now than there were then. In the earlier days there were doctors and dentists in nearly every town in the county. Grundy Center had six M.D.'s in the late thirties. Now there are only half that many. There was a a doctor in the town of Dike, where there is none now. The town of Holland hoc a doctor. Wellsburg had as many as three anc four doctors at one time, and a dentist. Now there is but one doctor and no dentist Conrad had as many as three doctors at one time and now they have one. The number o' dentists has been reduced by half. In the older days, doctors and dentists had to wait for patients. Now patients have to wait for doctors. The number of lawyers has also decreased substantially. Dike had a lawyer, as did Wellsburg and Conrad where there now is none. Many teache-s were without jobs and now there are not teachers enough. There is also a depressing shortage of ministers. There are now seven churches in Grundy county without a minister. The shortage of professional people is not due because of income and salaries. Doctqrs and dentists from an income standpoint never had it so good. Our lawyers are working shorter hours and their incomes are substantially higher. The salary of teachers and ministers has more than doubled and tripled during the past t Upper 5K-s 111 E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535—Algnna, Iowa Second clan postage paid al Algona. lows 25 years. With such a substantial increase of income for professional people, why is the supply running so low? * * * WHAT THEY MEAN! Exchange — For those having business in the nation's capital city, you will want this article and refer to it often. The terminology briefly explains those mystery words often coming from Washington. "IT IS IN PROCESS" - So wrapped up in red tape that the situation is almost hopeless "WE WILL LOOK INTO IT" - By the time the wheel makes a full turn, we assume that you will have forgotten about it, too. "A PROGRAM" — Any assignment that can't be completed by one telephone call. "TO ACTIVATE" - To make carbons and odd more names to the memo. "TO IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM" - H.re more people and expand the office. "UNDER CONSIDERATION" - Never heard of it. STRICTLY BUSINESS- "Come now, Miss Furby, my language isn't THAT strong I" TAX PENALTY COMMENT THE FROM THE FILES OF ALGONA UPPER DES OCT. 13, 19.12 * * * A map on page one showed clearly that Kossuth county farm- cers were going to have somewhat of a problem getting soybeans combined, With a total 54,510 planted in 1942, there were n the county at Farmers owning combines cooperating to get the job done as Editor, Algona Upper Des Moines I am wondering why the County of Kossuth did not see fit to notify PROM THE FILES OF THE ALGONA UPPER DES MOlNES OCT. 14, 1952 • * < A call for bids for construction of the new Kossuth county courthouse had been issued and they were to be received by the board of supervisors until 2 p.m. Nov. 18. At that time, all bids were to be opened and read during an open meeting. No exact figure was available on the total cost of the proposed structure, but a $400,000 bond issue to finance the cost had been passed several years earlier, so taxpayers had actually been paying off the bonds before construction of the building. • * • T. J. Rcilh was named president of the Titonka Chamber of Commerce during a recent meeting there. Loren Willemssen was elected vice president, Fred Thacker, secretary, and Clarence Schutjer, treasurer, of the organization. • • • The Chevrolet garage at Swea City had been sold to Lloyd Jansick and Leonard Peterson, both of Truman, Minn. War, Gedrge E. Spbngberg, 75, died in a Ft. Dodge hospital Saturday morning. He was a former railway mail clerk and was survived by, his wife and a son. • * * Algona was faced with another major problem. This time it appeared that the city was going to wind up spending about $400,000 for a new sewage treatment plant that the State Department of Health claimed was necessary. There was no definite action taken during the council meeting here Thursday evening. • * * A Marathon man, Edward Ellis, 77, was killed instantly when the auto in which he was a passenger struck the side of a westbound Milwaukee passenger train a mile north and five, miles west of Whlt- temore Wednesday morning. Parts from the auto were strewn along the railroad tracks for a great distance. ; •••.'. • • • « H ' Algona's Bulldogs won, their fourth game in five starts by getting past Clear Lake, 13-0, Friday night. Jim Scanlan and Bill Hutchinson scored TDs for the locals who had a 3-1 conference mark. K«M Motor Co. bclnj \av) bidder on a truck, for the Jtrset dept., was accepted. . • City Clerk was authorized to attend a meeting at Dos Molne 1 !. City Attorney was authorized to draw up an Ordinance to vacate the alley In Blk. 40 O. P. /S/ Dr. Cameron C. Shlerk Mayor ATTEST: /S/ David A. Smith City Clerk GENERAL Shlerk, Salary $ 112.50 Smith, Salary 223.55 Shlerk, Expenses - D. M. .. 20.20 la. State Bank Whold .. 25.90 Koch Broi., Supplies 38.99 NW Bell Telephone 19.15 Shierk Expenses-Spencer 20.80 STREET Burtls, Salary 143.70 Frambach, Salary 131.60 Helmers Salary 129.70 Lashbrook, Salary 169.25 Pergande, Salary 167.61 Prew, Salary . 148.00 Scobba, Salary ...... 9622 Wibben, Salary 124.70 Shlerk, Expense 8.40 la. State Bank, Whold 112.20 Algona Treo Service Service . 70.00 NW Bell, Phone ...' 11.85 Ready-Mix, Concrete 4441 B. Wibben, Sidewalks 8640 ROAD USE TAX E. Aldrlch. Supplies 18.40 Anderson Consfr., Contract .. 5,569.95 H. E. Ahlman, Asphatr 17629 Brayton Radiator, Repairs 13.80 Cities Service, Gas 95.26 Laing's Plbg. Contract 1,417.25 as nossible wi.h thP a , nnh rrachine P ry I was es he iob could reauire 00 combos Sheriff Halph Limlhorst was ;atured speaker at a Lions club MOINES taxpayers," "as "they" have" in"the mec |, in6 at , fSw ? a City , Iast i veek ' MOINES past, that taxes must be paid for "' Sn f° • . ^P 10 was law en / or "the last half of 1961, before Oct ment ' lncludl "g man y of his 1, 1962. I went to the court house to pay my second half tax on Monday, Oct. 1 and paid a penalty. I was told that the announcement about last half tax was put out over the radio, but was not published in any newspapers, as in the past. I feel that this is a most inadequate way to inform the tax- public of the due date and Moulton, Chuck Hinken, Bob Will- 75-YEAR CLUB Principal figures in the 27th annual meeting of the Hardin County 75-Year Club were John L. Butler; Leo Knight; M>s Lillie Ruhnke of Eldora; Frank' Jackson, 91, the oldest member present; Mrs C. E. Greef; Ben Harris; and the Rev. Dewey Lampright. '•''.'.' Council Minutes own personal experiences as a law officer in Kossuth county. * * « The headline — "A Sad. Sail Story" certainly fit this story, which appeared on page one of the UDM: Four Algona duck hunters crouched in duck blinds near Union Slough early last Saturday morning. The men were Frank The City Council mot Sept. 26, 1962 with Mayor Pro Tern, Finn and the fol- COUNCIL MINUTES lowing Council members: Peirce, Stoffan, Muckev & Andreasm. Absent: Elbcrt, Mayor Shierk. Minutes ot previous meeting were approved. ' Cigarette permit granted to Skelly Service Station. dill Dau's request to install windows in the west wall-of his-new building was approved. Building Code requires that no oxtenor openings can be had In a wall closer than five ft to thc lot line unless approved by thc Cpuocil. N. la. Asphalt, Appl. Service Reding's Gravel, Gravel PUBLIC SAFETY Bookelman, Salary .... Bulten, Salary Hutchison, Salary, Jorgenson, Salary Mittag Salary ElberJ 1 , Salary Kohl, Salary .... Voigt, Salary la. Slate Bank, Whold I Trust & Agency, Pension NW Boll Telephone Siccj Co:, Material Beechcr Lane, Material Kossuth Motors, Repairs Sanitation Baas, Salary Lccck Salary III" Courtney, Salary . NW Bell, Telephone ...III" Ready-Mix, Concrete H. Barton. Easement R. Groen, Easement II A. Obrecht, Easement I H. Smith, Easement Fairbanks Excavating, Sewer I" E. Helmers, Labor O'Brien, Service I SEWER RENTAL" Gronbach, Salary Lcmkco, Salary la. D. M. Natl. Bank, Interest" la. State Bank, Whold NW Bell, Telephone Spencer Grocer, Supplies RECREATION O'Brien, Hauling PARKING" "METERS" Grocn Salary Riley, Salary "~ Sands. Salary la. State Bank, Whoid'IIIIII Trust & Agency Pension ._ Groen, Painting _I 528.00 245.60 217.33 157.70 157.65 166.21 154.08 15.00 20.00 144.77 99.00 11.32 21.05 2.35 14.50 11.78 93.37 93.37 93.37 13.50 23.70 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 1,064.10 IQ.OO 1.25 133.70 180.69 123.75 25.50 11.85 63.00 189.55 32.36 106.99 47.00 2.12 43.63 »„ penalty involved - 1 did not hear U m y self Over the air , T ° m C °° per ' huge ° ver the flock of If the P enaltv accrues as of Oct. Canadian honkers, wending their 1, then the court house should be wa V to the south. The flock head- open Saturday afternoon and Sun- ed straight for the hunters, who • open Saturday afternoon and Sun- e straight for the hunters, who i tie local \\ar Bond committee day so the folks can get in to pay counted at least 100 geese in the as set to sonsor a bond r fi vas set to sponsor a bond rally nd auction Saturday on State treet here. The bond sale .\yas o be in the form of an auction in vhich donated merchandise, in- iuding poultry, livestock, groceries and meats, were to be sold as without penalty. Don Clark LuVerne, Iowa P.-UVPAWS time at the Jim flight. Just as the geese got wichin range of thc foursome, the entire flock veered off, with the result that the four hunters didn't get to fire a shot and carne home empty-handed. Professional Directory !! INSURANCE Mr and Mrs K. D. James (lie , ..___ „„ „„ uutu u 0 11 S p3Wp3W l IIIIU UL 111C U 1111 an additional premium to persons Hale home in Clarinda, one of the ,>ir arm i>irs K u Jam< purchasing the largest number of few places where pawpaws are to was the late Bob James, well- bonffs. As an added' attraction, be found. knO wn Algona druggisU returned — Saturday from a three-week vaca- 5 GENERATIONS tion during which they visited the Five generations spanning 107 Ozarks, Hot Springs, Kentucky, years includes Grundy county's Chicago and spots along the Miss- oldest resident, Mrs Minnie Harcn, issippi river in Iowa and Minne- Mrs . D. Meester, Mrs Chris Fla- sola, ter, and Scott Allen Flater. All ... One of Algonu's few remaining veterans of the Spanish-American -'"••""* «»u uu uuui^U CILL1 CHlll/II. the widely-known Wilson & Co. six- horse Clydesdale team was to be here to put on an exhibition. To say that some persons wore going all out in an effort to contribute scrap to variety of drives „.. „ being held in the area was putting were reunited Sunday at the Gru'ri- it mildly. One Algonan, Craig dy Hospital. C.'r» U U ~~, :..!_! L -._._ . . 1 . I A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs Hospitalization Health & Accident Life — Auto — Fire — Hail 2 E. State CY 4-4529 Smith, might have started a trend with his latest donation. He took Issued Tuesday in 1%2 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH. News Edi'.nr MERLE PRATT. Advertising Mgr JACK PURCELL. Foreman 'UNDER ACTIVE CONSIDERATION" - We're \ thc bumpers off his car and in looking in the files for it. "TO NEGOTIATE" - To seek a meeting minds without knocking together of heads "RE-ORIENTATION" - Getting used to work ing again. "RELIABLE SOURCE ' - The guy you just met , "INFORMED SOURCE" - The guy who told the guy you just met. "UNIMPEACHABLE SOURCE" - The who started the rumor originally. "A CLARIFICATION" - To fill in the background with so many details that the foreground goes underground. ' WE ARE MAKING A SURVEY" - We need stalled 2 x 4's in their place, then Q r.; turned the bumpers in to a scrap guy more tune to think of an answer. Let's spread the NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives Inc 404 K:ftli Ave, New Y,,ik IB N Y SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA Vi ? l on Mt (((I AREA . $.=,. Single i/op.i-!, " ' ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE 'i^S'nin^r^,;^ 1 ^: 1 ''',^ - - »•-» OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST 'NOTE AND INITIAL" responsibility for this. "LET'S GET TOGETHER ON THIS" - I'm os- iuming you're ns confused as I am. 'SEE ME, OR LET'S DISCUSS" - Come to my office, I'm lonesome. "GIVE US THE BENEFIT OF YOUR PRESENT THINKING' We'll listen to what you have to soy as long as it doesn t interfere with what we have already decided to do. 'FORWARDED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION You hold the bag a while. •APPROVED, SUBJECT TO COMMENT" Redraw the D - - - - thing. * * * American women are the best yessed women anywhere. ! drive. I ... i Uhile on the subject of scrap — I the Algona JayCees, working under the direction of Gene Hood, chairman, turned in a total of 80 tons Monday — swelling the total collected for shipment here during the week to 157 tons. Gov. George Wilson was featured speaker at a dinner held at the hotel here Thursday evening. Lt. Gov. B. B. Hickenlooper was slated to appear here Monday noon during a meeting of the Rotary club. It was apparent the political pot was really beginning to boil as the November election date drew near. You Can Address Questions To Him At BOX 66 KALISPELL, MONTANA Under 21 * 7* X, •' ..; , ? ;V'A column fw teen-agora _>, :; • By Dan HolUgan ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines Of Insurance CY 4-3176 206 F. State BLOSSOM INSURANCE AGENCY All Lines of Insurance Automobile — Furniture Loan 7 N. Dodge CY 4 2735 Chiropractor Dr. D. D. Arnold Over Penney's Office Phone — CY 4-3373 Hours: 9:00 — 5:00 Open Friday Night u Monday—Wednesday—Friday Dr. William L. Clcgg 521 E. State St. Hours: 9:00 — 6:00 thru Sat. 9:00 — 9:00 Friday Ph. Off. CY 4-4677 Res. CY 4-346} DOCTORS BOIIANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-t 14: Home — Automobile — Far n Polio Insurance IT'S TME TO TAG CRYSTAL CLEAR KEEPS OUT COLD HOLDS IN HEAT , Saves up to 40% on fuel pon't Itl cold weather catch you unprepared. Hovt a warm, cojy hom« oil w.nter long Get FI«»-O-Glouffom your Hqrdwor* or lumber Dealer NO W Hm ft 3* *i«i fc 48" *!(Hb$ over your Screen Porches, j Breezeways, Windows & Doors with FLEX-O-GIASS : SQ E4sy—Anyone Can Do It i C«.U So tittle-Antuue Cut youth, was picked up by the men and returned to Algona. Here it was discovered the auto hail been stolen at Klmore a few hours ! earlier and the hoy wa.i put in jail availing officers from Minnesota He admitted to Sheriff Art Cugley that he had taken the car and intended to drive it ! Algona where it was to be left • • » Xi-dinling lo records at liie auditor's office in the courthouse here, a total of Hi .soldiers from Kossuth county had applied for ' absentee ballots for election. • « * Vrs (rosslcv, who lived casl of l.uennurc suffered severe injuries when he fell from a step ladder while gathering walnuts A doctor was called after the mishap and U was found the man had a broken a leg and fractured several ribs He was taken lo a Ft Dodge ho.-pital lor treatment Dear Dan: I'm a Jewish girl of nearly 17 and have a very serious problem. I respect my parents and our religion but at times I feel like I want to die. I can't ever date a non-Jewish boy and if my father even as much as sees me talking to one, 1 get bawled out and accused of doing something evil. The only boys I can date are Jewish boys and there are less than a dozen in my school and most of them aren't my type. You can see my social activities are just about dead. Is there some way I can talk my father into letting me date boys who aren't Jewish? — Sarah. Dear Sarah: I'm afraid there isn't. Your religion is very strict and while you may condemn your father today for his sterness, tomorrow you may know better. You have a touchy problem and one that can only be settled within your family itself. * * * Dear Dan: Just what is personality? You hear about a girl or a boy having a good personality and I'm just curious as can be to know what it is. — Just Curious. Dear Jusi Curious: Personality is hard to define. If a girl has a warm smile, has no trouble making friends, can keep up her end of thc conversation and is well liked, she's supposed to have a good personality. A shy girl, a girl who doesn't attract the boys and a ' ' KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insur ance in force. CY 4-3756. Lola Scuffham, Sec'y IIERBST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Househol Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone CY 4-3733 Ted S. Hcrbst Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life — Hail — Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 Don Stark, Mgr \ couple of Algunu men. who received a call from a friend w hose- car was stalled near Hurt, went to thc scene and found a partly wrecked auto in the ditch just south of the Kossuth town The . c i , . . avjiiaiii.jr . <» *»nj 5111, a gu i vvnu uucan L ailtaui me Muy3 (111(4 ct Uiri j. . ,1!" , a who seldom dates, will condemn herself and say she doesn't have any WI ,WS!io«T tt •mime Murun ROCK-BOTTOM RATES Harold C. Sundet CY 4-2341 personality. tnat ' s true but as as Dear Dan: I'm a sophomore girl and I want to invite this junior boy to our next dance but the trouble is that we've never met. He's seen me at school and smiled at me a couple of times but we've never actually had a conversation. Would it still be all right to ask him to be my da,te? — S. O'N. Dear S.: This is onp case where it's permissable for a girl to phone aS h. i "i ft' a boy ' Cnances are y° u mi 6 n * Bum up the works by asking this boy in J Dt_' iL'It. no t'Cr»n 'tKrii it fli« /-) -i n/-r» L-/-» n'ttm t-»i rv» '\ rtlim-m .-. nil rn« II. i— L: .— DALE \V. LOCKWOOD The Equitable Life Assurance Society Of The United States Burt, Iowa PJione 201 person about the dance so give him a phone call. Talk to hj| first name basis as if you've been friends for a long time. 1' you'll get a "yes" answer. him on a m sure RICHARD A. MOEN IVCpI cbciHing FEDERATED INSURANCE Dear Ijaii: One of my best friends is engaged awl wants me to be -• - jridcsmaid. Dan, my mother is against this girl even if she hasn't Hie .\ov. u c i,, n e anything wrong. The girl Is marrying a very nice young man Anyway, my mother said I can't be a bridesmaid. Should 1 tell my girl friend too reason or just decline as best 1 can? — Hyping. Dear Hoping: 1 think you should tell her the reason without being unfair to your mother. Vour mother must have her reasons but you say the girl is good a,nd is marrying a good young man so if yuu can't be a bridesmaid, you shouldn't Jjet the L1 Business — Home — Car — Life Phone CY 4-4955 P.O. Box 337 Algona,, Iowa JOJUN T. TIRLEBEJN Lutheran Mutual Life Ins. Co. "An old Line Legal Reserve Co," 114. So. Main. Qox, 412 Algona, la. Ph. CY 4-4539 INVESTMENTS Dorullira lljustrom ol Algtina 1 wa.5 one of seven candidates for the title of Miss Wesley an al Da- I kula We i chell, S. ej an U. F«r Canyine ftgX*Q.6lASS. The Name Is Printed Alpng The Edge. STUUAGK CAJJlMfcTS, Di-ar Dan: 1 often find myself disagreeing with you but you know something'.' You say just about the same things as my father dow and 1 think he knows what's best for me so from n<jw CD I'm goJmj to try Dear Friend: Thanks. * * * Dear Dan: My buy friend and I were fooling around on the sofa last at M.t- night am he broke my watch. I've already got it in the jewelry store but should 1 tell my parents? My boy friend is going to pay for the - repairs. — Edith G. * * * You'd better tell them because they may notice it MUTUAL FUNDS & INSURANCE Dion Leayerton CY 4-4930 Algona „ farm 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 2l« W. State Street Office Phone CY 4-2353 Resident Phone CY 4-2614 CAROL L. PLOTT, 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 GY 4-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M. D. Physicians & Surgeons 220 No, Dodge, Algona Office Phone CY 4-44'JO Residence Phone CY 4^017 OPTOMETRISTS DK. L. L. SNYDEH 113 East State Algona Telephone CY 4-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons Drs. SAWYER and ERICKSON Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East State Street Phone CYpress 4-2106 Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. C. M. O'CONNOR Visual Anaylsis 4 Visual Training Contact Lenses 108 South Harlan St. Utame Federal Bldg.) PHONE CY 4-3743 DENTISTS 1>H. KARL R. HOFFMAN Office in Home Federal Bldg Office phone CY 4-4341 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau County Service Factbilt Reports

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