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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 20, 1965
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4-Algona (lo.) Upper D*j Moint* Tuesday, April 20, 1965 Farmers Advised To Forget Crops, Take Summer Vacation Once in awhile, even in the midst of serious problems, someone comes along with a bit of humor that can bring a chuckle even under the most trying of problems. Such an article appeared recently in The Minneapolis Sunday Tribune, written by a Minnesota farmer, and we think our readers will appreciate it. To the Editor: People all over the United States have been pouring in advice to the White House on how to solve the problem of food over-production. All the way from the village street sweeper to the car salesman to the top economists in Washington, they have been telling the farmers how to run their business. Being a member of a minority group —the so-called "average" farmer — I offer a suggestion. I propose that this summer all farmers join the farm organization called the "Fisherman's Club" and we all take the summer off and have a real vacation. We would not plant a crop. We could take that long awaited fishing trip in northern Canada or Alaska, or visit a western park or the relatives from Washington down to California. This not only would solve the surplus food situation, but it would also take care of the congressmen's headache, daylight saving time. We farmers could enjoy that right along with the sportsmen and leisure class of the country. Yes, let's enjoy this summer before the Great White Father in Washington sends the two billion of us farmers to the reservation of "Suburbia." When this happens then the supermarkets can keep the customer supplied with imported Australian beef and hold their own homegrown beef for a real profit. Of course, we will be given tepees in the QUESTIONS BUSSING ALL Britt News-Tribune - Even if the present state administration claims to the contrary, we still aren't convinced that school bus rides for private school children is constitutional and the proper thing to do. For one thing it is another measure that is of greatest benefit to urban areas, and that's where the voles are. In looking over Hancock county school districts, it appears that few students will benefit. There may be some in the Kanawha vicinity that attend the Christian Reformed School or near Wesley that go to St. Joseph's grade school. HIE. Call Street—Ph. 295-3535—Algona, Iowa Issued Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DES MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor RUSS KELLEY, Advertising JACK PURCELL, Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N.Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA One Year, in advance, Semi-weekly $4.00 Single Copies lOc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year, in advance, Semi weekly S6.00 No subscription less than 6 months. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST cities, and the rest of you folks can be expected to support us until we learn a new trade to compete for the jobs you city folks have. If we don't get a job we can swell your relief roles because this Great Society can't afford to have any poverty. This farmers' vacation idea should have merit, too, for the small-town businessman. If the farmer neither plants nor harvests a crop, likewise he will not need machinery, gas, seed, fertilizer and all the hundreds of other items that normally keep a small town going. So, the businessman could also take his summer vacation, all summer, instead of only a few hours of daylight saved at the end of the day. This in turn will eliminate the need for bankers, and other money-lending agencies that reap a profit off the farmer. So they, plus the grain handlers, might as well take a vacation, too. I'm not sure what this would do to your jobs in the big cities and to the big financial Interests In the East. However, you must have it pretty well figured out how to get along without the farmer, because you have been slowly but surely whittling his numbers down until only the old ones hang on. No young man in his right mind would attempt to farm today. This method of handling over-production might also raise the "image" of the United States in the eyes of the foreign countries. We wouldn't have any food to ship to them, so they wouldn't have to blame all their internal troubles on us and we could easily slide out of the picture and [ust tend to our own business at home. Then our embassies and libraries In other countries wouldn't be smashed up. — Bert Sommerdorf, Brownfon, Minn. Howejver, iLja another measure passed by this legislature that is going to take money out of the pocket of the property taxpayer or out of the state aid fund, and the legislature hasn't even looked at how the state is going to raise the rest of the money it needs. Our State Senator John Buren said last week that the senate killed four bills that would have taken more property taxes. We think he should look at the school bus bill in this light also before it comes before the Senate. "!*' '•• . ' LET ALL RIDE BUSES Grundy Center Register - There has been agitation for many years against permitting school pupils who go to parochial schools to ride in public school buses. That quest.ion is given higher rating in the present legislature and It appears sohie solution will be arrived at. The people who object to parochial school pupils to ride in public school buses are largely those who are opposed to parochial schools in general. The children that go to a parochial school are no different than public school children. They may be neighbors in their homes, they exchange visits in their homes and grow up on friendly terms. There is no danger of one group contaminating another and their should be no danger in them riding together. The families who send their children to a parochial school pay the same share of school tax as others and they are entitled to some return for the school taxes which they pay. Transportation costs for carrying parochial school children in public school buses may increase school transportation costs some. Ths increase would be largely offset, if not entirely eliminated, as parochial schools help to save some teaching expense in Public Schools. Inasmuch as the parochial schools save teaching expenses in our Public schools it is only fair to give parochial school pupils free transportation in our public school buses. They are paying for their ride through taxes which their parents pay. * * * Nothing is opened by mistake more often than the mouth - Onawa Sentinel. FOR AND ABOUT TEENAGERS Boy Doesn't Know Her THE WEEK'S LETTER: 1 have a very serious problem and can find no solution. My very dear and best friend fixed me up with a blind date about six months ago and has left me in the dark 1 have been going with the boy ever since and we are ihmkiru: (if j-'ettint; married next .summer My problem is my aye • The MM 1 love thinks I am one year oliiei tlian I really am. 1 .1111 iifraitl 1 will lose him if 1 tell him the truth. What should 1 do? Should I tell him the truth and face the possibility of losing him? It wouldn't be a problem in the first place if she had told him the truth about my age " OUR REPLY: If'this boy loves you, one year will make no difference at all to him. However, your a.L'e is important to both of you if you (both of you) are loo younj; to tlul married If you knosv tins boy well by C. 0. Smith True Age enough to marry him, your relationship should be on such a sound footing trvat you should have no trouble being honest with one another. This is important. Marriage brings on a number of dual responsibilities and these responsibilities can be fully met only by a couple who have established the type of "working partnership" that is essential to a successful marriage. Be sure you are old enough to accept the responsibilities of marriage before you make the big step. If you are too young and, if the boy really loves you, he will be willing to wait—and it will probably be best for both of you if you become "engaged" next summer and delay setting a wedding date II >ou have i trtnxr problem »ou win! lo dlicusv or »n obicrxlloo lo nulr addrrfct *our Irltrr lo IOK %NI> Mini T II I \ Mil US IO.MMIMTV \MI si in KIMv rut ss SIHMCI: I H \M\KOMT. KV IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE 10 YEARS U20YEAES AGO IN TMI FHOM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES April 21, 1955 - o George Butterworth Sr., Swea City, one of two living charter members of Lodge 600, A.F. & A.M., was honored for 50 years membership in the organization in special ceremonies at the Swea City Masonic Temple. - o - A total of $1,400 was assessed in fines in 4 liquor cases by Judge G. W. Stillman in the district court. - o Two Kossuth County students at Iowa State College were to serve as receptionists for the Friley-Hughes Hall open house. Jerry Beamish, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Beamish, and John Teeter, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Teeter, Burt, were to greet visitors during the day. Friley- Hughes hall was believed to be the largest single dormitory on any college campus, containing 640 rooms and housing 1420 men. - o Patty, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Muckey, Algona, was the third mumps victim in the family, everyone having had them except Mrs. Muckey. | -o-'" Mr. and Mrs. Dale Schroede'r of Lone Rock were the parents of a baby daughter born April 12. Great-grandmothers were Mesdames'Orie Hurlburt, Kate Schroeder, Fenton, Martha Rath, Lone Rock, and Henry Weiner, Burt. Great-grandfathers were Henry Wiener, Burt, and Orie Hurlburt, Fenton. - o - From the Sexton news: "If you want to see what your neighbors are doing on the other side of town this summer it might be a good idea to gang up on Fred Jennings. He is planning on putting all the empty lots in town into corn. When it gets to 12 feet everyone will be isolated with a private hedge around their yard." - o - Corrine Zwiefel, Portland township, was to be confirmed in a class of 27 at the Methodist church in Titonka. - o Algona high's Bulldogs combined a 19 hit attack and a two- hit pitching performance by Bill Fain for a 21-0 slaughter of Humboldt. The lop-sided score was probably an all-time high for a local club in a regulation game. Top hitter for the locals was Schuller; others were Cook, Bob Harms, Loren Nelson, Meyer aaci Bob Slobe, St. Cecelia's Blue Knights, who led most of the way, fell to Corpus Christi, Ft. Dodge, 6-5. - o The Band Mothers, Lakota, held their regular meeting, with Mesdames Wilson Brack, Arlo Erdahl, and Robert Hamilton as hostesses. The new bass clarinet which the mothers bought had been completely paid for at this time. - o Sharon Wichtendahl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Edwin Wichtendahl, Fenton, had been selected by the womens Auxiliary of Fenton, to attend Girl's State Camp at Cedar Falls. Sharon, member of the junior class at Fenton high school, took an active part in several activities and held various offices in the L-otts Creek 4-H club. Jerry Reimers, son of the Ed Reimers, Fenton, was chosen by the Legion to attend Boys State at Camp Dodge. He, too, was a member of the junior class and had taken an active part in all sport activities at the school. AGO IN THI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES April 19, 1945 A considerable variety of weather had been enjoyed when the high was 62 and the low 28, intermingled with April showers and snow flurries. The first 14 days In Kossuth county were rainy and no work In the fields. Farmers and city folks were anxious to get into the fields and gardens. - o - Technician 4th Grade George 0. Jorgenson of Fenton had been awarded the bronze star medal for meritorious service In the campaign hi Germany. - o - Another "singing mouse" had been captured in the Mrs. Elsie Cady household, with the aid of a local postal clerk. It took four women and the one man to capture the mouse, who was then transferred to a cage where he ate and slept in utter contentment. Why the singing variety haunted this home, no one knew and the mice didn't tell. - o - Mrs. Allen Hinckley, Burt, was ill at her home with pneumonia, but was recovering satisfactorily. - o Mrs. Mike Coyle, Ottpsen, entertained several boys at a theatre party hi honor of her son Bernard's 16th birthday. Attending were John Coyle, Jr., Wayne Frye, Deanne Telford and Virgil Enockson. - o Mr. and Mrs. Perry Phillips, Irvington, received a letter from their son, Staff Sgt. Clifton Phillips, stating he was still at Agna, India, near New Delhi. He said the thermometer had been standing at 125 hi the shade and they would have about six months of that kind of "weather. A class of two girls and three boys were confirmed at the Lutheran church in Fenton. They were Mary Bierstedt, Ruth Fauerby, Francis Culbertson, Harlan Eimers and Jimmy Jentz. - o - Doris Dehnert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dehnert, LuVerne, enlisted in the marines and left for Chicago where she would go by troop train to Camp LeJeune, N. C. She was a 1942 graduate of LuVerne high school. Her brother, Arlo, was in the navy. Elton Elston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Elston, Algona, was a navigator on a B-24 that Dew over Washington while the body of President Roosevelt was taken from the depot to the White House. He said he felt it a great privilege to know that he had a little share in the final tribute to the President. - o - Viola Struecker, R. N., a former Seneca resident, who had come home to attend the wedding of her brother, Victor, was enjoying a month's vacation with home folks. Viola enlisted as a navy nurse and was to leave the latter part of the month for training at Great Lakes. - o - Among those who attended the post-nuptial shower at the Louis Schumacher home northeast of Algona in honor of Mrs. Henry Geilenfeld were Mesdames C. E. Kollasch, Theodore Keene, Casper Keene, Alfred Meyer, Earl Sheppard, Roger Elbert, Arthur Heldenwith, Louis Braatz, Margaret Gingerich, Mrs. Potter and Mrs. Rosa Schumacher. - o The situation with respect to U. S. supplies of fats and oils was extremely serious and was causing great concern to the government. At a meeting in Washington, government agencies agreed on a quota for 1945 of 322 million pounds of fat salvage -100 million pounds more than was recovered in 1944. iillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllllflllji READER COMMENT CROSSWORD PUZZLE COMMENT ON TICKETS Editor, Upper Des Moines: I suppose the traffic ticket handout is| necessary, but having just got one for a dollar for parking a few moments in- an alley, I would like to make a few remarks. I probably had the ticket coming, as it was against the city law, even though in the alley only long enough to dash in and out of a store. But I would like to ask a couple of questions. How come that all the trucks in the country can park for hours at a time in the alley behind a row of stores, next to the city parking lot, and never get bothered ? They block all regular parking traffic and in some instances when trucks are wait- BEWARE OF THESE PITFALLS IF YOU'RE ABOUT TO RETIRE MfMOi TO: All Men About To Retire FROM: A Retired Man SUUiCT: Your Wife's Pantry The purpose of this message is (1) to notify you that the most urgent job you will see when you come home with your pension will be to bring order to the chaos in your wife's pantry, and (2) to warn you to forget it. You will find in this strange, womanly abode which all these years has given you room and board that nothing is crying so loudly for your organized mind than the shelves where your wife stacks — or dumps — the food. The handling of trash and garbage, the cob-webs, the method of sweeping and bed-making — all these will catch your attention. But not with the impact of the miserable pantry. You will approach the pantry job with one of several organizational charts in mind. One may be to place all cans and boxes of the same size on the same shelf. One may be to place canned goods on Shelf A, packaged goods on Shelf R, and bottled goods on Shelf C. A third may he to place all meats on one shelf, all vegetables on another, all desserts on a third. Whichever chart you choose, it won't work. Your wife will be buying a large economy size this week, a small expensive size next week, and this particular commodity will be ROIIIK from shelf to shelf like a yo-yo. Or she will buy beans in a can one week, dried beans in a box the next; tomato juice in a jar today, in a can tomorrow. Ami she will want you to explain why you thought the chicken-vegetable soup belonged in the meat shelf instead of the vegetable. Why the chili was in the vegetable instead of the meat. And what was your reasoning on the spaghetti sauce? You will need a sound defense for your decision on placing, among other things, the flour, sugar, pancake mix, rice, salt, dog food, snacks, and cereals. How you arrange things won't matter much, no matter how you do it. Your wife tonight will stick the bottle of vanilla back beside the peanut butter as she's been doing for 20 years. She'll maneuver the coffee back up to a shoulder-high shelf because she's not going to bend over twice a day for it. She'll keep buying tuna until she has a case of it because you chose to place the tuna cans behind the salmon cans and she didn't know she had any. You can rearrange the pantry shelves after every weekly shopping trip. You can lecture your wife all night long. It won't do any good. She found out 20 years ago that you can't keep a pantry organized, and had enough sense to stop trying. She manages all right with her system, and as you try to improve on it she is going to get into her head the first little doubt whether you are really as bright as she always thought you were. When, in hopelessness, you give up the job, your first critical moment of losing face at home will have come This will be bad. But it will get worse if, in attempting to recoup your prestige, you decide you'll organize her pots and pans a litlle better. ACROSS 1. Roller* 6. Above 11. Walt for 12. Of the cheek 13. A selling again 15. An opera singer 16. Likeness 18. Oer. title 19. Make choice 21. Deters 23. Horse's foot 25. Title of a knight 28. Sweet, thick liquid 28. Partly dark 32. Epoch 34. Unadorned 35. Small villages 39. Uncooked 40. Sleeveless garment: Arab. 41. Pushed, as a boat 43. A prison 45. Sprites 48. Lands 50. Mottled horse 61. Forays 52. Rob DOWN 1. A dreaded conflict 2. Presidential nickname 3. Caller 4. Kind of cheese 8. Word of vague meaning: Bib. 6. Part of "to be" 7. Youth 8. A garnish fora sandwich 9. Show partiality 10. Across: prefix 14. Shield: var. 17. Oklahoma city 19. and ahs, of delight 20. Hawaiian food 22. Thrash 24. Material for fire LAST WEEKS ANSWER —» HHQQ anna school 29. Kind of fish 30. Liberlah tribes 31. Evergreen tree 33. On top 35. Biblical name 36. Manila hemp 37. Native of New Zealand aaarai ann na m raanoa aaaa 38. Under. garments 42. Egress 44. Guided 46. Greek letter 47. The sun 49. Steamship; abbr. 1234 40 48 16 14 12 42 8 18 29 4* 10 ing they line up along the streets aad block out others from parting spaces or keep others in the spaces from backing out. Isn't there any ordinance on this? And the parking in front of the postoffice is supposed to be a five minute limit, but you can even find cars there with their DOORS LOCKED and staying there for a half or more hours without any bother or tickets. Maybe the police force can explain this, too. Mrs. L. F. Algona FROM FAR NORTH go the Upper Des Moines: Greetings from the Upper mid- west where it doesn't snow much. After seeing the pictures and reading the stories about the snow, we are glad we moved up north. It may be cold here, 20 - 40 below, but at least we don't have the snow that southern Minn, and northern Iowa have. After showing the pictures to the fellow workers in the Times here, it was hard for them to believe that it snowed that much farther south. We are getting the paper hi good shape and enjoy it very much. But one request, Please can't you staple the sack on the end, instead of in the middle ? It's sure frustrating to open, and it usually tears a piece out of the paper. Lewis E. Heifner Thief River Falls. Minn. Professional Directory INSURANCE A. J. (Arnie) Ricklefs Hospitalization Health & Accident Life - Auto - Fire - Hail 2 E. State 295-5529 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 295-2735 BOHANNON INSURANCE SERVICE 5 N. Dodge 295-5443 Home — Automobile — Farm Polio Insurance Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life — Hail — Tractor Phone 295-3351 • MIKE SMITH, Mgr. 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 Same Location — 118 S. Dodge Complete Insurance Service Phone 295-2341 DOCTORS G. BOURNE, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 J. N. KENEFICK, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office Phone 295-2353 Residence \c» UOI.IH.S Vi:.\us M HUM i-ridr. Send ">Uc la rein (no il»m»i), lu Pent. CSl'S Ho i 1671. Grand (>»lf»l Sliilluii. Kit* Ysrk 17. N. V. JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M.D. Residence Phone 295-2335 DEAN F. KOOB. M.D. Physicians & Surgeons J20 No. Dodge, Algona Office Phono IWi-VlW »\CMJCiK'C 1'hOUC -'JJ-O'Jl? INVESTORS INVESTORS DIVERSIFIED SERVICES, INC. Donald V. Gant Phone 295-2540 Box 375 Algona, Iowa QENTISTS DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E. State Phone 295-2334 OPTOMETRISTS DR. L. L. SNYDER 113 East State Algona Telephone 295-2715 Closed Saturday Afternoons DR. HAROLD W. ERICKSON Eyes 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. C. M. O'CONNOR Visual Analysis & Visual Training — Contact Lenses 108 South Harlan St. , (Home Federal Bldg.) Phone 295-3743 Chiropractor DR. M. R. BALDWIN Office Phone Home Phone 295-2378 295-3306 Office Hours 8:30-5:00 Mon. -Fri. 8:30-12:00 Sat. A.M. W. L. CLEGG, D.C. Sawyer Building 9 East State Algona, Iowa Office Hours by Appointment Office Ph. 295-5677 MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service Factbilt Reports Farm Mgmnt, CABLSON MANAGEMENT COMPANY 12'j N. Dodge Ph. ?£5 ZtSi

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