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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 10, 1965
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(le.) tnvrtdery, Jtm« 10, 196$ wet De$lome$ THIS ONE PAID OFF Indtorwlo tribun* - Remember ihe heol- *d arouments fhot proceeded fHe congr«j$ion- ol decisions to grant substantial tax relief to corporation* ard individuals ? At the urging of the late President Kennedy, Congress first voted an investment credit tax effective in 1962, designed to stimulate greater spending for plants and equipment. There was strong opposition to any cut in taxes on the ground! that we could not afford a reduction in Income at a time when the national debt wai ol an all time high. Economists within the Kennedy administration contended that a tax reduction of substantial proportions would stimulate the economy to such a degree that it would actually result in increased, not decreased, treasury income. Such a theory wai not an easy one to sell In Washington, but when the economy showed signs of lagging Congress decided to give it a try. The results, of course, have been nothing short of sensational, and a new economic theory has been proved correct. The Investment credit measure was followed by a bill that completely reformed the depreciation rules affecting the writeoff of machinery and equipment used in businesses, resulting In considerable tax savings. Capping it off wai the massive income tax cut for both Individuals and corporations, effective the middle of last year. We are now reaping the benefits of these tax savings, as the longest continuous period of peacetime prosperity shows no sign of slowing down. A recent issue of U. S. News and World Report pointed out the tremendous economic boost the tax relief measures have given our economy, and the fact that actual tax savings have exceeded the expectations of most everybody. Total savings for the year 1965 will probably exceed $17 billion, more than $11 billion of this coming back to individual taxpayers, the rest going to corporations. This extra cash in the hands of taxpayers and businesses has meant increased spending for all sorts of consumer goods and services, business expansions and new plant and equipment outlays. The high level of business activity has meant that wages have been good, profits have been high, and dividends have been paid at a record rate. As a result, government revenues are running higher than expected. Tax collections, even at the new lower rate, are yielding more to Uncle Sam than were the old, higher rates. In short, everyone seems to have benefited by the tax relief measures, and there are few now who would not agree that those who proposed them were right. There's one thing certain about flattery . . . it's not done with mirrors — The Adair News. Upper $e« 111E. Can Street-Ph. 295-3535— Algona, Iowa Issued Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DBS MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor RUSS KELLEY, Advertising JACK PURCELL, Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL As(Tbc NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N.Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA One Year, in advance. S«mi-we«kly -----Single Copies ___-„„_„_„..-.,..... .„„_- .__ lOe SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year, in advance. Semi weekly ------ ...... ..S0.00 No cubscription lew than 9 month*. OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST VIET NAM DEBATE town Foils Citizen — Although American servicemen are fighting and dying every day In Viet Nam, there seems to be no sense of urgency or war in the United Slates. There has been no Congressional declaration of war, not even the use of the word "war" in- tofar as American troops are concerned. But the most striking thing about this situation Is that there are wide and deep divisions of opinion within the country on the notion's handling of the Viet Nam crisis. Unity and bipartisanship in foreign policy have been the hallmark of the country during wartime, but not so today. Not even the most ardent supporters of our conduct of the Viet Nam war (?) ore happy with the affair. We teem to be following a path deemed to be one of necessity rather than one of moral right. And In order for a war (there's that word again) to be popular, it must be moral and proper. Strange things have been done in the name of morality and religion. Most of the anti-war sentiment today Is being generated on the nation's college and university campuses. Our role In Viet Nam is not a popular one with the Intellectuals. While some left-wing subversive elements are undoubtedly adding fuel to these fires, there Is no reason to believe that the campus protesters are motivated by Communist leanings. Neither is there reason to believe that these protesters represent the majority of the campus populations. With all due respect to the dissident factions, some of their utterances have been grossly unfair to those In charge of our foreign policy and to themselves. When terms such as "Fascist" are hurled at the administration, there is cause to wonder about the motives of the objectors. Some of those most at odds with our policies In Asia uttered not a word when the American embassy and barracks were bombed by the Viet Cong. Blood and savagery has not been peculiar to only one side in the conflict. But still, the debate over Viet Nam is a good and healthy thing so long as it remains fair, objective, and based on factual information. Although Congress recently appropriated an additional $700 million for the conflict, it still has not declared a state of war. This may sound to be only a hollow formality, but the Constitution reserves that right for the Congress and until such action Is taken — indeed, if it is ever taken — this country can only benefit from a free and frank exchange of ideas and opinions on our Viet Nam policy. MAIL PROBLEMS Renwick Times — It appears to me that the U. S. Postal Department instead of raising postage and trying to figure out a way to get our dollars should see what can be done for better mail service to our towns. Sorry the only picture to appear in this issue will be the graduation picture since the pictures were mailed from Mason City Monday afternoon but did not arrive by Wednesday for publication. This meant several long distance phone calls to locate the cuts which proved hopeless. • Then It was to call Mason City and have another picture made and drive over after it. This also means working all night due to the poor service. SOFT, HIGHLY PAID DRiVE Grundy Center Register — When Sonny Listen dropped on his back in the ring at the world's championship fight he expected to collect over a half a million for his dive. The advertised fight was no contest. It was a fake and the boxing fans of ihe world were made the suckers, especially those who paid $100 for a ringside seat. The prize fighting sport has never before received such a backseat as result of the fiasco at Lewiston, Maine. No wonder that real boxing champions like Tunney, Dempsey and Joe Lewis were horrified at the boxing fraud. The sporting fans would have been pleased if both Sonny and Clay had taken a nosedive together. Congress should prevent similar fraud upon the public in the future. • * » Never get mad at somebody because he knows more than you do. After all, it isn't hii fault — Glenwood Opinion Tribune. FOft AND ABOUT TEENAGERS by C. D. Smith Going Steady With Boy In Army THIS WEEK'S LETTER: "I like a boy who is 18 and in the Army. He's borne for two weeks and I see biro a lot. He comes to our school every day during lunch time just to s«e me. He brought me home one afternoon and we've been riding around a lot. My parents found out and were very angry with me. I guess I should have told them, but they disapprove. This boy says he lUces me and wants me to go steady and wait for him two years. I like him an awful lot but I know my parents won't allow this. What should I do? I am 15 years old." OUft REPLY: You are, at 15 years, too young to agree to going "steady" with any boy, even if your parents did approve. Even were you older by two or three yean, you would be unwise to go "steady" with a boy who is In service and will be away. If you had been going steady, for some time, with a boy who enters the service, and you continue to go steady, this is one thing. But, meeting a boy who is just home for a few days leave and deciding to go steady, is something else. You can't go steady with someone hundreds of miles away. You just don't go with anyone while the boy U away. You should have talked with your parents. You should do so now. You will be under their guidance and direction — and subject to their authority for some time yet. Life will be more pleasant for one and all if you seek their counsel and follow their wishes. 9> "No change . . . Respiration average, temperature normal, disposition lousy." 10 YEARS AGO IN THI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES June 9,1955 Enough rain had fallen in seven days to raise the two-week total to 6.07 inches, according to Weatherman Stu Albright. High for the week was 84 degrees, with a low of 50. - o - A $1,300 allotment to the Algona Ground Observer Corps to construct a 25-foot lookout tower on top of the fire station had been granted by the Algona city council. The construction of the building was to be done by members of the corps. - o - Algona's municipal swimming pool was opening for the summer season with HowieStep- henson as pool manager, and lifeguards, Don Cook, Marcia Stillman, Sheila Sullivan, Jackie Vander Waal and Bill Dewel. - o - A family picnic was held for Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arend, Burt, who were leaving on a trip to Europe. They planned to visit relatives in Luxemburg and would attend the ordination of a nephew to the priesthood. They also planned sightseeing in some other countries before returning home in August. - o - A storm with the violence of a twister struck in the Titonka area and did considerable damage to barns and other buildings in a short time. A barn was wrecked on the John G. Rippentrop farm, a barn at Heiko Bruns, barn and outbuildings on the Alfred Boeckholts and Henry Stecker Jr. farms were destroyed and a machine shed and barn destroyed on the Etta Fahrenholtz farm. - o - Lone Rock took over undisputed first place in the Kossuth County League standings, retaining its perfect record and giving Bancroft its first loss with an 8-7 verdict. Dreyer and Bollinger of Lone Rock hit two home runs each, - o - M/Sgt, and Mrs, Gordon Dimler and children, Dennis, Debra and Douglas, born in rrankfurt, Germany, were enroute home by plane to visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dimler in LuVerne and Mr. and Mrs, Earl Buckingham in Eagle Grove. Gordon had served three years in Germany and his new assignment was Ft, Bragg, N. C. - o - Donald Priebe, Ronald Mortenson, Gerald Geitzenauer and Dick Hiatt, Fenton, were among those inducted in the US. Navy at special exercises held at Spirit Lake. The boys were to take their basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrich, Lone Rock, entertained at a surprise dinner in honor of the Edw. Bla-ichard's 25th wedding anniversary, » o - Kenneth Kaltved, Swea & Eagle twp., severely cut his leg while riding his bicycle and eight stitches were required to close the wound. Five Kossuth county students, William McNertney and Gene Saunders, Bancroft; Dean Melne and Eleanor Fleming, Whittemore; and James Carman, Burt, received their degrees at the University of Iowa's spring commencement. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wagner, St. Joe, took their daughter Elaine to Omaha where she enrolled for a 3-month course at the Electronic Radio and Television Institute. She was a 1955 graduate of St. Joseph's high school. - o - Forty-three Algona Girl Scouts enjoyed a 4-day camp at Dolliver Park in Lehigh. They were accompanied by Mrs. Richard Norton, Mrs. Helen Mikes, Mrs. Wm. Ankenbauer, Mrs. Russell Pickett, Mrs. N. J. Kelley and Mrs. Geraldine McKean. - o - Two girls at Bancroft had been hurt by swings - Arliss Dorr received a bad blow on the back of her head and Roxey Ann Arndorfer received a badly bruised eye and face. 20SDS AGO IN THS FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES June 7,1945 Through the cooperation of people in Kossuth county in a magazine campaign sponsored by the Legion Auxiliary, it wasposs- ible for the Auxiliary to purchase six portable wheel chairs. The chairs were to be housed at Algona, LuVerne, Bancroft, Swea City and Titonka and would be loaned, without charge, for use to anyone in those communities. - o Inez, daughter of Mr. andMrs. H. M. Harris, and Harriett, daughter ef Mr. and Mrs. Harry Keith, both of Algona, were among the graduates at Mornlngside college. - o According to the records of Weatherman Harry Nolle, the mercury reading of 35 on June 3 was toe lowest June day temperature ever recorded here. The nigh for the week was 74. - o Bond buying In the 7th War Loan had struck a new low for the drive daring the first part of the week. While the county during fte previous week was slightly ahead of the state average, it had dropped below average the following week. - o According to word received from the public relations section of the 16th armored division, Pfc. Richard A, Cowan, Algona, son of Mr. and Mrs. H, R, Cowan, had been awarded the combat Infantryman's badge for campaign participation in Czechoslovakia. He was a rifleman in the infantry. - o Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wolf and Patricia, Portland twp., went to Carroll and attended graduation exercises at St. Anthony hospital where Mary Lee Wolf was one of the graduates. - o Official word from Washington in regard to tire production and the care of tires: "The governors of the 48 states had been asked to take steps to re-establish the Victory Speed Limit - 35 miles per hour - because tire wear is 50% greater at 50 miles an hour than at 35 miles; also citizens were asked to recap tires at the right time so it would be possible to keep vehicles on the road. - o - Pfc. Richard Groen left for his camp, Harlingen Field, Texas, after spending his furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harm Groen, Burt. - o Mrs. Betty Murtagh-Kruse and Jean Murtagh, both of Algona, left for Washington, D.C. where they were to be employed for the summer. They stopped at Chicago for two day's to visit Barbara Haggard who was a student at Northwestern university. - o Diana, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schroeder, Lakota, had been brought home from the hospital at Blue Earth following an'"operation j for' appendicitis. -•-.;.. :.— o - •'.'..• i'- The fire truck was called at midnight Saturday to the farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Wolf, LuVerne, to put out a blaze that started on the roof of a brooder house. Ten of the 50 turkeys in the brooder house were killed. - o - Jeanlne Studer, Wesley, entertained at dinner Rosalie Alne, Mary Lou Haverly and Rose Studer, honoring Rosalie, who was to leave with her brother and wife, U. and Mrs. Leonard Alne for Washington, D. C. - o "Credit An Algona the 0. P. A." discharged veteran, said he bought a topcoat for $25, a suit for $29.50, paid $5 for a hat, $5 for a pair of shoes, and got a pair of socks for 35$, all prices similar to what he paid before the war. - o Mr. and Mrs. John Schallin, Letts Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Don- CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1. Lettuce 4. Rodent 9. River-bank stairway: India 10. Guerrilla tactic 12. Vex 14. Inside 15. Bone: anat. 16. Suburban land plots 18. Weaken 19. Scattering 22. Tellurium: sym. 23. Gang 24. Moved, as by a dray 26. Negative vote 28. Dessert 29. Conspicuous hills 32- Pen name of Lamb 35. Near to 36. Invigorates 38. Actor: Ayers 40. Shore bird 41. Music note 42. Shakespeare's river 44 Wrote 46. Venerate 48. Apple center 49. Requires 60. Half-ems DOWN J. Not ornate 2. Rowing- implement 3. Deadlock 4. A pasty cement 5. Mystic word: Hindu 6. White yam 7. Celestial bodies 8. Landed property 9. Poltergeist 11. Desired 13. Female pier 17. An easy job: si. 20. Rave 21. Wrong 25. Far: comb. form 27. Yearnings 29. Clayey 30. Not level 31. Slants 33. Buries 34. Apart 37. Anger 39. Made, as cloth LAST WEEKS ANSWER ,• MfflQBQ as smraa 43. Born 45. Negative, ofNCO 47. Road: - abbr. IE 19 4? $ 20 16 19 10 44 29 w 14 w 49 19 w 8 w ^ m <& HOW TO USE YOUR MONEY TO KEEP CHILDREN CLOSE T here's no need for you to be upset by this story, now. It involves bribery, dishonesty, and the crass business of buying your children's attentions — if you want to regard it so. Naturally you wouldn't stoop to such things. And you don't have to. So there! The story involves a plan by which one retired couple has achieved what nearly every retired couple yearns for: more loving visits by their children. The Smiths started their plan two years after they retired. Until then there had been no visits home by their children. There were three of them, all married and with children, and all living in different parts of the country. The Smiths wrote the children duplicate letters. Next summer, they said, they would like to see the whole family together for once. On a specified date they wanted each child to bring his or her family back home for four days. There wasn't room at home for all of them, so the Smiths would reserve six rooms (two for each child's family) at a nearby motel for this period. And the Smiths would pay the bill. Also for the four days they would pro vide picnic or buffet dinners for the clan. The children came, and a lovely time was had by all. Total cost to the Smiths: $542. Three months later the Smiths wrote another duplicate letter to the children. It was time they began disposing of some of their household things they no longer needed, they said. Anyway, they might eventually move into an apartment. So, starting Janutry first they were making three equal collections of the first thinp ihey wanted to distribute—chin*, linens, vases, eilver, and thing! like that. v The following year the Sffiltfi children all picked up their collet' tions. They weren't too large because the Smiths intended that the loot last for at least five years. So, on the last night before each child and family left, the Smiths gave him or her an envelope containing $200. Not a check, but 40 five dollar bills. The child would be inclined to hoard the check for some purpose back home, but would spend the five dollar bills for some fun on the way back. The Smiths thought the fun would be the better mental association for a trip to visit "The Old Folks." The third year of the Smiths' plan is now under way. By the year's end they figure they will have spent about $3,100 with the $200 cash for each visit. Total cost to the Smiths: $850. The Smiths reason that the costs are low. They aren't rich. Their savings, at the start, were $14,000. But they have an adequate retirement income and their home. To take $5,000 out of the $14,000 won't hurt. They don't need the $14,000 anyway. And they know nothing more meaningful that $5,000 would get them. H.w GOLDEN YEARS M-poy* hookUl now r*odr. Send SOe in coin (no ilompt), lo CSPS Box 1172. Grand Central StatioB. Mow York, 17, N. T. aid Radig and family, Lone Rock, Mrs. Mabelle Reimers and family, Algona, had visited with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schumacher, Whittemore,, Sunday. successive year. The trailer is used several times each week on trips Into Illinois and In Iowa, but the robin simply rides along, sitting on her eggs. ROBIN A traveling robin has built her nest under a dynamite truck trailer at Bennett Explosives, Inc., in Manchester, for the third The female chimpanzee usually bears a single baby, which reaches maturity In about nine years If a female, and 12 If a male.. 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 Rureuu Mutual Ins. Co. Affiliated with Farm Bureau Auto (with $10 Deductible) Life — Mail — Tractor Phone 2!(5-:i:«51 MIKK SMITH, Mur. IIEKItST INS. AGENCY For Auto, House, Household Goods, and Many Oilier Forms. Phone 295-37;)3 Ted. S. llerbst KOSSUTH MUTUAL INSURANCE ASSOCIATION Over $74.000,000 worth of in- ui ance in force. Phone 295-3756. l.nla St ufdiani, Sec'y. IU< IIAIU) A. MOEN liepre.senling ••KMKKATKI) INSURANCE Modern One Stop Insurance 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 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 Kill South Marian St (Home Federal Mldg ) Phone 295-3743 Chiropractor DR M. R. BALDUIN Office Phone Home Phone Bu.sinrss Home - Car — Life Phone 2!tf> 5U55 P O HCIX ;i(V Altfoiia. Iowa M MM I l\sril.\NCE AGENCY Same l.oiation I Hi S [)od(>c Complete Insurance Service Phone ^95-2341 DOCTORS MKI.VIN <i HOI UNK M D. Office Hours 8 ;tO - 5 (K) Moil Fi i B 'M 12 00 Sal A M lid N Mooro St Office I'luint 1»J5 M45 HfMilciu'i' I'tionc 2;).°> '22T J N hl-'M-.h H K M II l'h> SK ian & Stu ^t-on '2IH U M.ilf Slncl JOHN M si lit I II K M KIM.It in i I'lioiii l\i:i J l.J 1)1 \\ I KOI HI M I) I'll \ Ml I.ill- &. .Sill ^COIli _^o \u I lie ip Al^ulu I if Mi i I 'ti«M, .">:. i l''il S.iw\ci Hmhlmg 'i K.I.-.I Stale Algona, Iowa Office Moult, t)\ Appomi Office Ph L'95-yC/Y MISCELLANEOUS (. rt-dit Bureau of Kossulli ( oinilv ( (lilt I I ! Ill \, I , ,. > I- .11 Illlll Id |»>l Is Farm Mgmnt. M A N A I. I MI N I I,

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