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2-Algona (la.) Upper Des Metnet Tuesday, November 27, 1962 IOWA HAS ASSETS When 17 farmers leave the land, it usually eliminates one small-town business. If the small town in Iowa is to grow, job opportunities must be made available for its young people. Some 20,000 people are moving out of Iowa every year. Many of these are our young people. Some are older people who no longer are able to find employment here. There are two answers to our presenf growth problems. One is to keep agriculture prosperous enough to make the so-called family farm a sound and profitable manufacturing unit. Secondly, an atmosphere friendly to industry must be created within the state and in its small towns. Oftentimes private capital will have to be provided for the creation of a new industry. Occasionally other concessions will have to be made to attract industry to the area. Fundamentally, a concerted effort must be made to create something of an industrial transformation in an area which has been predominately agricultural. This has been taking place gradually in Iowa, and it is not as difficult as it would seem, as most men who have farmed actively have mechanical ability which lends itself well to industrial production. Any industry or business, whether it be agricultural production as assembling a tractor, depends upon good management and the desire of those employed if it is to be successful. People in our small towns have never subscribed to or tolerated the "feather-bedding" techniques sometimes found in large industrial complexes. This is one reason that a product which depends upon efficient labor, can be produced economically and competitively in our Iowa towns. The need for more industry is recognized. The manpower is here. If state agencies will give their wholehearted effort toward the location of new industry within our areas, Iowa should be able to hold its own or exceed the industrial expansion going on in its neighboring states. "GRACE" MOVES SOUTH Try praising your wife might frighten her at first. even though it Upper pcs 111 E. Call Street—Ph. CY 4-3535—Algona, Iowa Second clan poalage paid at Algona, Iowa Issued Tuesday in 1962 By THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. H. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher " DON SMITH, News Editor ' MERLE PRATT. Advertising Mgr JACK PURCELL. Foreman ' Our columnist, "Grace", is about to depar for Florida as a permanent resident. So our readers may not fear the worst, the column intends to continue via airmail from Sarasota. We are certain that the sparkling content of her columns will not diminish in the Florida sunshine; who knows, it might even lend a little something, new recipes from Florida, even. One thing for certain, not every paper has a Florida special correspondent. And to those who send little memos and notes to "Grace", we'll see that they are properly forwarded. Our best to Grace and the family in their new home. * * * SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT When it looked for a time as though the two strongest nations in the world might start tossing nuclear warheads and atomic bombs at each other, there was one inwardly consoling thought — if any thought could be consoling in those circumstances. It was simply that we, here, are not in any immediately likely target area. And none is any closer than about 175 miles. We may have our drawbacks, but in a touch-and-go world situation, Kossuth county seemed like a pretty good spot. * * * TOUCHY TRAFFIC TICKETS We have ignored letters received in recent months regarding the issuing of overtime parking tickets, in Algona, but one arrived last week which we are going to reprint. It might well give pause for concern over our present inclination to ticket-ticket-ticket even when half of State Street is empty of cars. The letter follows: "Surrounding towns have co-operation between city govt. and their local business establishments. "Perhaps you could portray to this lovely City of Algona, ways and means — kindness — and consideration — promote good will that helps to maintain good business. We must THINK to keep business at home; don't drive it out of town !" /STRICTLV.BUSINESS by Metattm medicare, were re-elected by overwhelming margins, partly because of their bipartisan position. The president believes the significance of this will not be lost on other Republicans. Sen. Lister Hill of Alabama got murdered politically by the doctors even though he voted with them against medicare. This will not be lost on other southern senators. But regarding school aid and tax reform, JFK will have great difficulty. School aid depends, not on the senate, which has already passed it, but oh Cardinal Spellman and the key votes he holds in the house rules committee. Tax reform depends largely on Sen. Robert Kerr, the Oklahoma oilman, who will never go for any change in the 27- Vfe per cent depletion allowance. So far, Kennedy has shied away from any frontal conflict with Kerr. If he takes off the gloves with his own Democratic obstructionists the same way he did with Khrushchev over Cuba, he may get somewhere. Otherwise, he won't. "Sometimes I wonder how the free enterprise system survives I" Washington highlights NATIONAL EDITORIAL NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 fifth Ave., New York 18, N. Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA Ino Yr-nr in ildvdnic s , no l ' ~~~ SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Yt-HT. in advHiu-i. „ Both Al-inn., papers. HI combination" "per'} ear ..... S7 00 .No sub..«Tipt,on li-.s» II,.,,, B mouth* — -»(.UU OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES V ON REQUEST The letter enclosed a little courtesy ticket from a neighboring city, issued by the Police Department of that city. The ticket was not a summons or notice of a fine, but it indicated that the visitor had parked beyond the meter allowance. It concluded "you do NOT have to appear on this ticket." Probably our police department has as many headaches as anyone, and no more desires to antagonize than anyone else. But we are sometimes overly zealous in the ticket deportment, and this newspaper hears frequent complaints on the subject and considerable anger, too. If the city is crowded it is one thing; if parking space is plentiful it is another. An excess minute is one thing, a half hour another. Sometimes meters are not working at all. There is an element of common sense needed, and without it the business of this community will suffer. Let's please use good judgment in the issuing of overtime parking tickets. * * * A small town is the place where a fellow with a black eye doesn't have to explain how he got it. People already know. - Ellsworth News. WASHINGTON - JFK is using unique kid-glove, mailed-first policy with the Russians over Cuba. The public may not be aware of it, but the Soviet Union is. When the Russians delayed in getting Castro to accept inspection In 1962. the agriculture department estimates that the United States will spend $7.8 billion on tobacco products of which about 3.2 billion will be received by federal, state, and local governments. The agriculture department esti- ". ." f v "«^^*. v.n,,,i lllc cl £i H. uiiui ir ucfjcll LHIL'MI ebu- of missile dismantling, he order- mates that there are 70 million toed the 1st Marine division, with bacco smokers in the United battle equipment, from San Diego States. through the Panama Canal. There was no announcement, but Russian intelligence at the canal is excellent. He also called Sir Ormsby Gore, lung cancer. These were the facts placed before the committee charged with the vitally important question of deciding whether cigarettes cause Note: Garlic is highly recommended for colds, Eat it, and anybody who has a cold will slay away from you. * * * A honeymoon is a thrill of a wife time. .W.VVW.VMV.V.V.V.V.V.V.W;™^ the British ambassador down to Glen Ora, the president's weekend retreat in Virginia, and told him that the Cuban crisis was not over and he was quite prepared to invade. Kennedy knew that one of the best ways to leak information to the Russians is through London. Meanwhile, however, he had employed a reasonable policy in diplomatic talks with the Russians at the UN. He has received reports from the American embassy in Moscow that Khrushchev has his own political troubles from the pro-war group in Kremlin, and he wants to strengthen Khrushchev by giving him some face-saving outs. The public doesn't understand this complicated diplomacy, but it seems to be working. —o— SECRECY ON CIGARETTES Every possible precaution was taken to keep the press away from the first meeting of the surgeon general's advisory committee on smoking and health, sometimes called "The Cigarette Committee." Public Health officials would admit the 10 scientists appointed to the committee were meeting with Public Health Service Surgeon General Luther Terry and representatives of five .IFK'S PLAN FOR CONGRESS JFK is already preparing to ask the new congress to reconsider all the proposals which the 87th Congress failed to puss. He is convinced the new senate, which once vetoed medicare, will now pass it. Of the (il holdover senators. :{;; voted for medicare last session, and all he needs are Hi converts or new recruits. Already White House aides have counted 16 sure votes from the Democrats. In addition, Javits of New York and Kuchel of California, who both previously voted for FROM THE KlLfcS OF THli ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES DEC. 2, 1952 • • » Sigurd Tjirnagcl. buUcrmnkrr at the Germania Creamery at Lakota, reported for work Friday morning and found that a portion of the wood ceiling around a drop cord was scorched and blackened. A wire on a ventilating fan was also burned off. A fire had evidently started due to old wiring in the attic of the building and for some reason had burned itself out without doing any damage other than to the drop cord and fan. It was fortunate the fire did burn itself out because the entire roof and much of the interior of the building was wood. V * * Eighty-two pheasants vvorp donated by Swea City hunters to the annual feed at the Veterans hospital, Des Moincs. A total of 34 Swea hunters participated in the hunt and Ed Bauer flew them to Ues Moincs. Each bird was tagged with the name of the hunter who bagged it. • • • The Kossuth county Rural Women's Chorus was awarded red ribbon Nov. 24 in competition with 40 other groups at the KRNT theater in Des Moines. The trip was made by chartered bus and a total of 600 women made up the choruses that partici padt.c a(m es that participated. » * * Three directors of the Kossuth County Fair Association were reelected during the annual meeting of that organization Monday afternoon. They were 0. L. Thoreson, Swea City, Fred Kollasch, Whittemore, and Cfaude Seely, Algona. Tentative dates for the 1953 fair were. also set — Aug. 19 through 22. Before the minutes of the last annual meeting could be read, it was necessary for the nine men present to go out and round up enough others to make a quorum. A total of 22 finally attended, seven more than the needed 15. * * * Cold weather and a holiday blizzard failed to dim the zest of many children in the area — in fact, at least 2,000 of them visited Santa Claus at his little house on the courthouse lawn Friday. It was the first 1952 appearance here of the jolly old gentleman. • * < Algona's Bulldogs were snowed out of two basketball dates during the week, but St. Cecelia's met and fell to Corpus Christi of Ft. Dodge, 77-50, Sunday afternoon in the public high school gym. The Knights were slated to travel to Whittemore for a meeting with Presentation Wednesday night and the Bulldogs were set to make a trip to Clarion for a meeting with the Cowboys Friday night. * • • By the scant margin of two points, Eagle Grove managed to edge Algona and win the Eagle Grove Invitational Wrestling Meet Saturday. The champs out-scored Algona, 28-26, in the eight-team meet. Algona failed to produce an individual champion, but seven men won points. • • • Algona's Inng-awiiitpil new fire truck was expected to arrive Tuesday, according to Fire Chief Ira Kohl. The truck arrived at Mason City on Thanksgiving Day on a special-type freight car, and after a series of tests, the truck was to be driven to Algona and put into use. » • * Mr and Mrs Patrick Monlag left Nov. 16 for Camp Beale, Cal. where Mr Montag was to be stationed after receiving his basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo While in this area, the Montags spent some time visiting their parents, Mr and Mrs Bob Loss, Algona, and Mr and Mrs Adolpn Montag, near Whittemore. "OFFICE SUPPLIES—Business forms, office furniture, filing equipment and supplies, at the Upper Des Moines Pub, Co., Algona, across from new Municipal parking lot. Algona. GAS-TOONS By JOHN ELBERT "The other station gladly extended me credit . . . right up to the day they "WENT BROKE." We enjoy our work . . . prompt payment keeps us here! ELBERT'S ENCO SERVICE We give King Korn Stamps & the Best Service in Town Phone CY 4-1904 Slate & Minnesota Streets Professional Directory INSURANCE A. J. (Arnio) Ricklefs Hospitalization Health & Accident Life — Auto — Fire — Hail 2 E. State CY 4-4529 You Can Address Questions To Him At BOX 66 KALISPELL, MONTANA (Under '21'\ \ "•• • r \ 'A column for teen-agers j . By Don Holllgon ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KOLP Surety Bonds — All Lines Of Insurance CY 4-3176 • 206 F. State Farm Sale Season Is Here The farm sale season is not far off. Some farmers who have a sale are making their plans now. expect to Let The Upper Des Moines Help You With Your Sale : : The Upper Des Moines will bring the buyers to yogr sale. Nearly |j all Kossuth Area Farmers read The Upper Des Moines and all farmers jj look at farm sales when they see them in the paper. |; list your sale date with The Upper Des Moines. There is no charge for this service. Take advantage of KOSSUTH COUNTY'S LARGEST CIRCULATION. " I 1 agencies. But that was about all they would admit. But this column can disclose that Surgeon General Terry opened the two-day session by explaining he did not want those concerned harassed before they learned the scope and nature of "their responsibilities. You arc tree, he told the to talk any time as an individual scientist to any reporter about your particular field of interest, but please do not disclose the work of this committee, because of the controversial nature of the subject matter. 'lucre are too many economic, public, political, and other factors involved to make any premature judgment, Terry warned. Dr. Terry implied that these factor.-, could have (leva-tinting repercussions on the individu.il and that it was his dope tu avui'l Mich repercussions by covering individual findings in a "Combined .Judgment." How powerful these pressures might be was immediately apparent in the report prepared for the committee by the agriculture department concerning the extent of tobacco as a commodity in the I nited States. Drsir Dun: You know how girl friends sometimes wear each others clothes'' Well, my best friend and I sometimes exchange clothing when we double-date and I'm not very keen about the idea. My things are always brought back wrinkled and 1 always wash and iron anything 1 borrow from her. Should 1 just tell her how I feel or make up some sort of excuse so she svon't get mad? — Helen G. ....... , MJ , t - Dear Helen: You don't have to hurt the girl's feelings. Simply tell government her you don't want to swap clothing anymore and if she puts up an ' 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 Monday—Wednesday—Friday Dr. William L. Clcgg 521 E. State St. BY APPOINTMENT Ph. Off. CY 4-4677 Res. CY 4-346J DOCTORS BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge Phone CY 4-t 143 Home — Automobile — Far n Polio' Insurance ! WHAT TOH.UlO MKVNs lo f.S. Its importance to Amenc mi \%. nculture was di.v IUM <| m Hie following statistic, (muled to the advisor) committee lor l!«,i Growers produced over .' billion pounds for 1111,1 un 5^0,000 farms; 700.000 farm families livelihood was dependent ori tobaci o Tobacco i.s the fourth ranking cn/p MI value, n,, lulling livestock. '•lower.-, got ovc-i M ; billion from the sale ( ,( \_ (l \ lal ( ,, ,„ l:jB1 _ The I nited Stale-. lean.-, the world in the production and exportation of tobacco. It exported liiU million pounds v.dued at hall a billion dollar.-, in 1*1, while importing iiiii million pounds valued at Slli million. iit,i JVL> i.it/ii <. ituui LIJ 0 »T «(./ vivjuiiiig tiitjruiijii; ciliu 11 miu 1H1 lo LIU till argument, tell her that's also the decision of your mother. End of argument. * * * Dear Dan: Last Saturday night I had a party at my house with 15 kids attending. My parents were out of town but expected to he home at least two hours before the party started so that they could help. As it turned out, they had a slighl auto accident and the car couldn't get worked on until the next morning. I didn't know any of this until after some of the kids had slarted arriving. To make a long roup. story short, I went ahead and had Ihe parly and we had good clean fun. We didn't do one thing out of line and when my folks came home, the house was so neat, Mom even asked me if I had cancelled the party. She and Dad didn't mind my going ahead but a couple of our neighbors arc doing a lol of lalking. They knew my parents were out of town and they say things probably went on that wouldn't have taken place if Mum and Dad had been home. Do you think I did wrong in having Ihe party.' We're all kids of 16. — K. H. Dear K. II.: Of course, you didn't do wrong but you didn't use good judgment. You should have asked the parents of one of your friends to fill in for your parents but as long as nothing out of the way took place, don't lose sleep over this. Someone- should tell your gossiping neighbors they'd better change! the subject or jour father will do something they may regret. * « * Dear D.in: I.-, n all right to bring a girl you're dating for the first time a box of candy? Would this make a good impression on her'' — Juy. Dear Ja>: The candy would make an impression on her and her parents but it iiii't necessary and it could lurn into an expensive habit. You're a teen ..ger and aren't expected to come up with such presents i,l this timi:. The best thing you can do to make an impression on the girl and her parents is lo be on time, be neat, be a gentleman on the date and get the girl home when she's supposed to be home. If you qualify on these four points, you'll never need candy or flowers. (Well hardlv ever!; J KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74,000,000 worth of insurance in force. CY 4-3756. Lola Sctiffham, Sec'y HERUST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household Goods, and Many Other Forms. Phone CY 4-3733 Ted S. Hcrbst 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 21a W. Stale Street Office Phone CY 4-2353 Resident Phone CY 4-2614 Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life — Hail — Tractor Phone CY 4-3351 Don Stark, Mgr. rtU FJiM MJTVtl •UIOMOillE WWUMC cow tin ROCK-BOTTOM RATES Harold C. Sundct CY 4-2311 DALE W. I.OCKWOOD The Equitable Lifu Assurance Society Of The United Slates Burl, Iowa Phone 201 PI-:N PALS Mary t'nuk i, n and says she welcomes letters from girls and l"j>.s of i:i and 11 Her address is Route 1, Box 191-C, Osseo, Minn. Dennis Dinkel is a high school freshman and is looking for letters from boys of 11 and 15. His hobbies are reading and tennis. His address is Route 1, Box .V.i, Victoria, Kansas. Pamela Scars wants a girl pen pal of nine or 10. Her address is U;2 North Ninth Street, Brainerd, Minn. Patty McDivitt hve.s at 4fi05 Farrington Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind and wants pea pal.s of 11 and 12, boys and girls. Elaine Brunkcn lues at 470 10th Avenue, Columbus, Neb., arid jays she would like girl pen pals of 13, 14 and 15. She likes to read my-stery stories and she also plays the accordian. Elaine says she will answer all letters. Glen Sailer is i:{ and wants pen pals of his age. He lives at 22 Maeungie Avenue, Emmaus', Pa. Dorothy Fritz is 1.0, four feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 102 pounds .She likes- skating and swimming and pen pals of her age. Write to her ill UD i, BOA Oto, Bdlh, Pa. RICHARD A. MOEN Representing FEDERATED INSURANCE Modern One-Slop Insurance Service Business — Home — Car — Life Phone CY 4-4U55 P.O. Box 3:i7 Algona, Iowa JOHN T. TIKLEBEIN " Lutheran Mulual Life Ins. Co. "An old Line Legal Reserve Co." 114 So. Main Box 412 Algona, la. Ph. CY 4-4539 CAROL L. I'LOTT, M. D. 110 N. Moore St. Practice Limited to Surgery Otuce Hours by Appointment CYpress 4-i«64 office CYpress 4-4331 Residence JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M. D. Residence Pnone CY 4-2335 DEAN K. KOOB, M. D. Pnysiciana & burgeons 2M INO. Doage, Aigona urticu Pnone CY i-i4'jO Residence Pnone CY 4-4U17 OPTOMETRISTS INVESTMENTS MUTUAL FUNDS & INSURANCE Don Leaverlon I'Y 4-4MO Algona Farm Management CaiUon Farm ManagemonJ Company 12'* N Dodge Ph. CY 4.-289J DR. L. L. SNYDEB 113 East State Algona Telephone CY 4-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons Drs. SAWYER and EIUCKSON Eyes Examined — Contact Lenses Hearing Aid Glasses 9 East Slate Street Phone CYpress 4-211)6 Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ciosid Saturday Afternoons 1>R. C. M. O'CONNOR Visual Anaylsis & Visual Training Contact Lenses 10« South Harlan St. (Home Federal BldgJ PHONE CY 4-3743 DENTISTS UB. KARL R. HOFFMAN Office in Home Federal Bldg. Office phone CY 4-4341 MISCELLANEOUS Credit uf Kossutlj County Collectrite Service Factbilt Reports :<J4-31W - AJgoua, Id.

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