4-Algono fie.) Upp*«- DM Melntl toesdey, April 27, 1965 IATTPAG ' ^ et De$lotne$ TRANSPORTING THE STUDENTS The question of providing bus transportation to school students, and how broad the extent of the transportation shall be, may be decided for the time being, ono way or another, before this is in print. It it o most controversial subject. If the proposal to allow all students, parochial and private school, as well as public school students, to ride public school buses is defeated, is will not settle the matter, but simply postpone It. About 42 percent of all public school pupils in the state are now transported by public school buses. So as a matter of fact a majority of the kids are not riding buses at all. To transport this 42 percent Is costing about $16 million annually, of which the state contributes about $4 million, according to statistics from the State Department of Public Instruction. In cities of less than 20,000 elementary pupils must live more than two miles from school to receive transportation and high school students are not entitled to any. This is not a strict rule, however, and school boards are given leeway to provide buses for those living closer, if the board desires. In many areas, however, the schools do not attempt to operate their own bus lines. The transporting of students Is handled by private operators who bid on a per pupil basis for the transportation, with the parents paying the bill directly to the successful bidder. Minnesota, for example, has many private operators handling this transportation. Fairmont is a nearby example. Proponents of this system say that the private operation of buses Is more economical than to have It handled through school sources and financed by public funds. State representative Casey Loss some time ago said that he felt perhaps private bus operation under contract might be the most logical solution to the matter. And it certainly should relieve schools of some of the administrative details of which there are many in operating a fleet of buses. It is a pretty expensive operation to have two sets of buses running close to parallel routes. In one area near Algona, there are two public school buses and one parochial bus traveling over the same roads for student pickup, where two public school districts meet. Elimination of public expense In operating a big bus line should bring quite a cut In total school taxes, but might result In on- due hardship In cases of large families pay. Ing individual transportation fees; Which plan would provide the best service for the lowest cost is something that might be Investigated. It is certain to be debated. fcpper Be* f&awe* 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 tOITORIAL M 11 I A I I M I M HI R 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 H-00 Single Copies —— lOc SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year. In advance. Semi weekly $6.00 No cubKrtption leu than 6 month*. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST KEEPING IN TOUCH Our Sixth District congressman, Stan Greigg, is acting as most people would like a congressman to act. He is taking advantage of breaks in the Washington schedules to revisit his district. And his visits are not confined to just Sioux City, his home base, but include every county in his district. Last week he spent an afternoon in Algona and some 40 area citizens took advantage of the visit to see him and discuss matters of special interest to themselves. When a congressman keeps In reasonably close touch with his district, he Is carry- Ing out his duties In congress as it was intended a congressman should. A congressman Is expected to represent the thinking and fading of a majority of folks In his district while In Washington. The only way he can find out what folks want and how they feel is to visit with them when time allows. This may not seem unusual, but there are a great many congressmen who spent their Easter break on sunny Islands down south. Not so with Congressman Greigg; he is keeping In touch. HOPE FOR THE WORLD Almost every Presidential speech, no matter who Is In the White House, Is a composite job. Various advisers and speech- writers participate. Sections which pertain to various departments of the government are cleared with those departments. Sometimes friendly governments are consulted. If the United Nations Is involved, Its officials or the American delegates at the UN in New York are consulted. The skilled observer can usually tell, however) $t1lch sections of Lyndon Johnson's speeches were written by Lyndon Johnson. And In the recent, vitally Important Johns Hopkins speech, the last part was definitely his. In It, after admitting "we have made mistakes," he soldi "For centuries nations have struggled among each other. But we dream of a world where disputes are settled by law and reason. And we will try to make It so. "For most of history men have hated and killed one another. But we dream of an end of war and we will try to make it so. "We often say how Impressive power Is. But I do not find It impressive. The guns and bombs, the rockets and warships, are all symbols of human failure. They are necessary symbols. They protect what we cherish. But they are witness to human folly. "A great dam built across a river Is Impressive . . . the sight of healthy children in a classroom Is impressive. These — not arms — are the achievements which the American nation believes to be Impressive. "This generation of the world must choose: Destroy or build, kill or aid, hate or understand . . . We can do these things on a •cale never dreamed of before." The President's remarks are truly Idealistic and Utopian, but they are the hopes that we ail cherish. When man is willing to discard those hopes and throw up his hands in despair, saying "nothing can be done about it", then we are indeed hopelessly lost, as a nation and as a world. « * * GUCLIBLE UNCLE SAM The General Accounting Office Is one branch of the U.S. government which seems to consistently act as a friend of the American taxpayer. It Is the only unit that we ever hear about, at least, that seems to keep tab on what different governmental branches are paying and what for. Recently the GAO found out that a large chemical concern had been charging $1.72 a pound for powder which had previously cost 90 cents a pound. No review of the cost had been made by the army, and GAO said there had been an overcharge of about one million dollars on this single Item. Action has been taken to try and obtain a refund of the overcharge. We trust that the General Accounting Of* fice continues to account. * * * Success comes before work only in the dictionary. — Odebolt Chronicle. FOK AND ABOUT TEENAGERS by C. D. Smith When To Date—Whom Should She Dote? X START GOlrJe OUT ON PATES... THE WEEK'S LETTER: "I am a teenager. I want to know when I should start going on dates. I want to know what kind of boys I should go out with when I am old enough. I enjoy going to school and to church. Some boys want to go out with me, but I don't want to go with them. There u one particular boy I like very much and I think he likes me. Yet, I don't know if I should go out with him or not." OUR REPLY: When you are old enough to have dates and to go out is a matter to be decided by your parents They also have the responsibility for determining that you go out with the right boys and that you go only to the right places. Dating is not something that you aren't old enough for one day, and then suddenly are free to go where you wish with whomever you wish. Dating begins with supervised — and chaperoned — affairs. Properly, parents will escort their teenagers to early "dates" and pick them up when the party is over. This isn't as farfetched as it sounds because many teenagers are allowed to go to parties before they are old enough to drive. Some teenagers don't think so. but it is a "date" If you ask a boy or a girl to a party-and it remains a "date" even if parents provide the transportation. The best advice we can give is to discuss dating with your parents. You will disagree with them often, as to whom you should date and where you should go on dates. But the more you listen to them and the older and wiser you become, the more you will understand why we suggest you take your problems to them. li you hart a titoagf piobltm y«u wool to di»cui». 91 an eb»»nratlos t« mak.. addm* youi UUti lo FOB AMP ABOUT TEENAGERS. COMMUNITY AMD 8UBUBJAN PRESS 8EHVICE. FKAMKFOBT. KY- "I wdt 10 buty rtadlng your tlant I didn't I** your llop light." The Trovt/tn Safety Strvfet 10 YEARS - FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES April 28,1955 The Algona chapter of the Future Farmers of America held its annual parents and sons banquet. Featured speaker was C. R. Murray, news editor of the Buffalo Center Tribune. Ron Harlan and Harold Bosworth received the Iowa Farmer Degree. Bosworth also received second in the state for his dairy farmer work. - o Sexton was presenting a solid front against the U. S. postal department. Reportedly, the Sexton postoffice was to be closed and a rural route established, but a large number of Sexton citizens did not want things changed and had signed a petition to that effect. - o Almost four inches of rain had fallen during the week, with the promise of more to come. High winds were the general rule for the period, with gusts up to 45 miles per hour. High for the week was 73 and low, 34 degrees. - o Thieves robbed the Farmers Elevator and Botsford Lumber Co. at Bode of $120 during the weekend, the Humboldt county sheriffs office reported. - o - Mrs. Viola Studer, Wesley, received an unusual Mothers Day gift from her eldest son, Robert Studer of Atlanta, Ga., in the form of air transportation to and from Atlanta and to spend two weeks sightseeing and visiting. He was a pilot with Delta Air Lines. - o - f itonka Savings Bank held a grand opening in its new build- Ing and it was a great success in spite of a day-long rain. Over 1100 registered. Suzanne Stokka, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Odne Stokka of Cylinder, had been chosen as Miss Cylinder to represent her school in the annual Band.Fest- ival at Mason City. - o Fenton high school's baseball team remained undefeated and racked up its sixth straight win, an easy 13-4 victory over Grant. Dick Hiatt bur led for the winners. - p Nineteen members attended the April meeting of the Irvington Ideals and delegates were chosen for camp and state convention. Selected were Bonnie Froehllch, Carol Frlderes and Virginia Simons. - o - Russell Medin of Whlttemore had been appointed byGov.Hoegh as county chairman of June Dairy Month. A county committee was being selected to help Mr. Medin in the county promotional program. - o Six Algona teen-agers registered to attend Camp Foster, YMCA Camp on East Okobojl. They were Bob and Joan Post, Tom and Pam Waller, Linda Percival and Patty Cowan. - o - *' The Plum Creek 4-H Boys club held their meeting at the home of Donny Ethrington. Arlen Benschoter and Jim Kain were chosen for camp. 20 IBB AGO IN THI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES April 26,1945 Harry Nolte, weatherman, turned in a report for the week that indicated that in many homes more coal was needed for the bin. While the high was 73, there were several low registers in the 30 column. - o The regular monthly meeting ot OII77IF rU/llI ACROSS 1, Festive 5. A round cheese 9. Absent 10. Additional 11. Strike 12. Herring- like fishes 14. Behold! 16. Obligation 16. Exclamation 17. Bowlike curved line 19. Abounding in ore 20. Exclamation of contempt 21. Faith 23. Price of passage 24. Beast of burden, 25. Craze 26. Stern and surly 28. Botch 31. Edge 32. Male turkey 33. Goddess of dawn 34. Hesitation syllable 35. Eng. statesman 36. Indefinite article 37. Kind of hard hat 39. Secure 41. Drench 42. Bird symbolic of peace 43. Finishes 44. European river DO war 1. Great quantity 2. Milk fish 3.Lfckup, as milk 4. Affirmative vote 6. Not full 6. Flat- bottomed fishing boat 7. Constellation 8. Shooting star 11. Thick slice 12. Waves breaking on shore 13. Foot cover- tag 15. Perform* 18. Demand 20. Symbol of membership 82. Doctrine 23. A cooling device 25. Vaporous 26. Food: si. 27. Having many fissures 28. South African LAST WEEKS • ANSWER ,» raaann awwaa aaaara annaa aaaanra raoan aannra araia HHHH ana nnama Hn niaa n aanrara anaaniw B aaraara fi aarann 29. Lazy fellow 30. Serf 32. Travels by oxcart 35. Happy 38. Gained 39. Turf 40. Hail! 42. Note of the scale >%l 2 J <» ?V55 6 14 17 £1 r *4 IT 18 19 10 r IT Algona Cub Scout Pack No. 29 saw seven cubs given achievement awards for meritorious work and activities in cubbing. Honored were Robert Lampright, Eugene Nelson, George Paine, Jerry Smith, Bill Lampright, Andy Fenney and Larry Fraser. - o Mrs. W. J. Lockwood, Portland twp., spent an afternoon with Mrs. Robert Harvey and details of the Burt Junior-Senior banquet were planned. The women were co-chairmen for the event. - o The United Service Women, Fenton, held their work meeting at the school where they spent the time sewing quilts. 20 ladles attended and lunch was served by Mrs. Raymond Stoeber and Mrs. Merwin Widdel. -o Increasing the country's poultry production was being urgently asked by the War Food Administration and it was hoped farmers would raise a second flock after the first one was out of the way to help fill in the meat shortage, which was expected in the summer and fall. - o Fred nig, St. Joe, was laid up with a broken leg, which he fractured while helping his son Herman with farm duties. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lauck, Whlttemore, had the misfortune to lose their brooder house and 400 little chicks by fire. The brooder house was heated with an oil stove, so it was not known if the stove exploded or what was the origin of the fire. - o Leon and Bruce Benschoter, Whlttemore, were weekend guests at the home of their grMd- parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. 01- sen, Sexton. - o John Orvick and Paul Nltz, Ledyard, left from Algona to go to Ft. Snelling for their physical examinations preceding induction. - o Mr. and Mrs. Merle Culbertson, Seneca, entertained at a ' < . f: I WHERE YOU MAY 6lf A JOB AFTER 65 — If YOU'RE GAME A fellow named Gardner Foster ran into a couple of problems when he retired — money and boredom. He looked around for a job for three months, found one, and five months later converted the job into a business of his own. Now, at 67, he's netting about $5,000 a year and Is having quite a time for himself. Mr. Foster was launched on his adventure at an unexpected place . . . one most retired people don't know about, and wouldn't bother with if they did. It was at a branch office of his State Employment Security Commission. Most states have such commissions, which in effect are free employment agencies, and operate them under a variety of names. City phone books or any state legislator can usually put you in touch. Mr. Foster, according to an Employment Security" official, had been a disbursing officer at a department store. He came to the office seeking the same sort of job because it was all he knew. No jobs of that caliber were lying around. "We began to question Mr. Foster about his other talents, which is our normal procedure," the official said. "He had none we could find, except that he was a nut on yard work mostly evergreens, hedges, trees and such, at it. And he was quite expert "We had a job for a low-priced yard expert. From a small subdivision builder who wanted variety plantings in front of some box houses he was building. Mr. Foster took it for — I think—$12 a day, plus the help of a laborer our office supplied ..." Mr. Foster learned In short order that the money in this business lay in selling the evergreens and trees, not In placing and planting them. He made a commission deal with a nursery and started planting his own stuff. Then he moved to other jobs. It wasn't long before he leased a his home and own vacant lot near started developing his nursery. He became seller and supervisor, hiring labor from the Employment Security office to do the work. "Most offices such as ours have jobs for retired people," the Employment Security man said. "They aren't the best — there's no big money to be had. But they are jobs which people with Mr. Foster's imagination can turn into something good . . ." Among other jobs this particular employment office has found recently for retired people: as housekeeper in a home where the mother became an invalid, as night clerk in a motel, as part- time bookkeeper in a small construction firm, as receptionist in a law office. And there are always jobs as salesmen. The person seeking a job in retirement should probably go first to one of the recognized commercial employment agencies, which usually can be contacted through the want ad section of the paper. If the agency doesn't place people over 65, or has no openings, then the State Employment office — whatever its name — is a good bet M«r GOLDEN YEABS M-pag« booklet BOW nmtf. Send SOe in coin (DO stamp*), lo Dopl. CUV Box 1(72. Qraad Central How To*. 17. H.T. dinner in honor of their son, Francis, who was confirmed at the Lutheran church at Fenton. Guests were Rev. and Mrs. Otto and family of Lotts Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Edgerling, Fenton and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Elmers. Burt had nine families, each of which had four stars on their service flag: the Wm. Batts, Chris Bolies, Robert Voigts,Guy Giddings, Clyde Bristows, Harry Sankeys, Fred Lavrenz's, Mrs. Chas. Schrader and Mrs. John Koestler. ~?-rr.im IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY No. 8694 NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROBATE OF WILL IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Alice S. Fierce, Deceased. TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: You are hereby notified that on the 10th day of May, 1965, at 10 o'clock A. M. at the County Court House in the City of Algona in the above County and State, hearing will be had for proof of the instrument dated October 8, 1957, purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Alice S. Fierce, Deceased. at which time and place said instrument will be admitted to probate unless good cause be shown to the contrary. Alma Pearson Clerk, Said District Court McMahon & Cassel, attorneys Algona, Iowa (31) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR KOSSUTH COUNTY Probate No. 8683 NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF G. R. SJogren, Deceased. TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED ESTATE: You are hereby notified that on the 12th day of April, 1965, the last will and testament of the above named decedent, bearing date the 23rd day of January, 1959, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that the undersigned was appointed executor of said estate. Notice is given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 14th day of April, 1965. Donald C. SJogren Executor of said Estate Algona, Iowa McMahon & Cassel Attorney for said Executor Algona, Iowa Date of second publication 27th day of April, 1965, (89-31) i$i 81 Professional Directory •;•; \*&l*l&&*&%^^ •*..;* •.«>.•>.•.».•>.«.•.••• »*•>.*.•. •!*•*'* ••*">»•.«. X • X s I"*%**'I*X*X*W*X*X*M*K*X%%**vX*J*W***X*I*I"**5*** 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 ,,,...»»>»»illi»iiii i,i,i,i,',',i,'jrji^\i,'",',',i','^V MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.P. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 J. N. KENEF1CK, M-D, Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Phone 295-2614 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M.D. Residence Phone 295^335 DEAN F. KOOB, M.D. Physicians 4 Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office Phone 295-5490 Residence Phone 295-5917 AWz^fftW::?:*:^ INVESTORS INVESTORS DIVERSIFIED SERVICES, INC. Donald V. Gant Phone 295-2540 Box 375 Algona, Iowa DENTISTS DR. J. B. HARRIS, JR. Dentist At 622 E. State Phone 295-2334 OTTO^ETRJSTS 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. ra. 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 X'X'i'X'i'X'X'X'i'X'M'X'X'X'K'X'X'M'X'X'X'i' Chiropractor y»*t*«%*«v"»*«*»*«*»%%*»*»*»%%*»*«**"«*»*f%*»*«w»%%*»%%"t%"»*i 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 Kossutb County Collectrite Service FactbUt Reports Farm Mgmnt. CARLSON Firm MANAGEMENT COMPANY nVt N. Dodgt Ph.
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