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4-Algene (lo.) Upptr D*t Molnw Thursday, Od. 14, 1965 STRICTLY BUSINESS by New Immigration Bill Congrsis has now passed a new immigration bill, which while not changing the totals to be allowed to enter the United States from other countries, does make some basic changes. Under the new law about 290,000 persons a year will be allowed to enter. Under previous law, tome 260,000 a year could enter. But It seems there are tome peculiar twists to the new law, |ust coming to light. We'll wager the law in its entirety was of such length that not too many members of Congress read It all the way through. It seems that the revised law gives a bigger break to a different class of nationalities and to those with relatives here, which may be to the good. It also switches the lineup so that our oldtlme friends In western Europe and Scandinavia have fewer immigrants. A larger number will be permitted from Italy and the Mediterranean and such places as Japan and China (how they would get out of China is not explained). Also, the law removes bans on epileptics and mentally retarded relatives of U.S. citizens. We are a bit Inconsistent. On the one hand we have a Poverty Program, and a Job Corps program, to train and find jobs for unfortunates, and we are trying to stem thi do of mental cases in every way possible; then we turn around and Increase immigration quotas, Including loopholes for mental cases from abroad. Maybe they know what they're doing in Washington but sometimes you wonder. He's Reelection Candidate Orundy Register — No need to ask whether our U.S. Senator Jack Miller will be candidate for reelection next year. The many speaking engagements he has been filling In Iowa the past few months Is proof that he doesn't want Iowa voters to forget him. We hear little of our other senator in Washington and we are sure that many Iowa people have forgotten his name. He may try to get re-acquainted with Iowa people if he should run for office again In 1968. Have Dump Trouble Too I Ortonvllle (Minn.) Independent — This writer's favorite season Is in full bloom these days, with Mother Nature dressed In her very best. As we drive around this area's country- ,&lgasttt ** lllE. C*U Street=Eh, Zip Code 80511 low* iMued Tuesday and Thursday by THE UPPER DEB MOINES PUBLISHING CO. R. B. WALLER, Editor & Publisher DON SMITH, News Editor RUSS KELLEY, Advertising JACK PURCELL, Foreman NATIONAL EDITORIAL As(sbc NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE American Newspaper Representatives, Inc. 404 Fifth Ave., New York 18, N.Y. SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN TRADE AREA One Year, tn advance. SerrU-weeJUy M-<* SinfU Copies We SUBSCRIPTION RATES OUTSIDE AREA One Year, In advance, Semi weekly ...$.00 No cubccripUon lew than. 0 month*. OFFICIAL Cm AND COUNTY NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST side, we can't recoil seeing more beauty anyplace — and we are again reminded that Nature certainly has favored Ortonville, shaping It Info one of the prettiest of all small towns to be found anywhere. Certainly, one of the most beautiful approaches into our city is that from the South, as you enter from the area of the Granite View Farm on Highway 7-75. It has been brought to our attention that In this very vicinity, not far from the highway, Ortonville's new city dump is being planned. Truly, It is hard to vision this beautiful countryside being marred with the eye-sore, and odor-sore, of a city dump. It is our sincere hope another location can be found — one more removed from a beauty spot and more remote from a highway leading Into town. Mew Election Schedule Indianola Tribune — Next year lowans will have their first chance to test the new primary election date established by the 1965 session of the General Assembly. Primary election day, which heretofore has been the first Monday in June, has been shifted to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in Sep. tember. Thus, instead of a five month interval between primary and general elections, we will now have about two months. Because of the election date change, revised schedules have been established for filing nomination papers, the holding of caucuses, and all associated activities. Generally speaking, those deadlines that formerly fell In late March or early April have now moved to June or July. County and state political conventions will be held in the late summer Instead of early summer. There has long been a feeling that the spring schedule of political activity was too early to gain the participation it should have. Proponents of a later date have felt a change would stimuate attention. Likewise, the long wait between the primary and general elections, In this age of Instant communications, has led to unnecessarily long and expensive campaigns. The new schedule should lead to campaigns that will be snappier, more interesting, and less expensive than those of the past. On the other hand, a lot of activity will be compressed Into the months of August, September and October. It will take more than one year to get acquainted with the new schedule, and there will no doubt be some problems. It will be Interesting to see how the voters react to this change. DOESNT MAKE SENSE Exchange — People In the Middle West, far removed from the seat of international statecraft and diplomacy at Washington, are by no means lax about reading current history with its political overtones. We can hardly understand the tortured reasoning by which our government continues to play big brother with the Indonesian government, while nursing bruised shins in return. Latest maneuver is a decision to renew for five years "atoms for peace" assistance to President Sukarno's militant, Communist lined government. Peace still is a nice sounding word, and its procurement is worth both money and effort, but there are limitations on how many cheeks a nation may turn for voluntary smiting. With Indonesia we have passed the limit. Not only will we continue providing nuclear assistance to Indonesia, the recently completed reactor at Bandung was built with a $350,000 U.S. grant. There is an agreement for inspectors of the Atomic Energy Commission to check, periodically, to see that the actions are peaceful. Sukarno's distain for pieces of paper has been demonstrated before. These visitations could be cut off abruptly. The difference between peaceful and military uses of nuclear energy are only of degree and Intent, Training Indonesian scientists in nuclear science, in view of Sukarno's efforts against Malaysia and his expressed greater designs for conquest, is highly questionable. So long as we reward the bad boys of the juvenile nations — what can be offered as a bonus to those who behave? FOR AND ABOUT TEENAGERS by C. D. Smith Parents Say 'No' to Sunday School MOTHER, \/ ~1 SUNPAY THE WEEK'S LETTER: "I have been reading the article "FOR AND ABOUT TEENAGERS" for e long time I have a problem I hope you can solve. I have been going to Sunday School for several months to a church near where I live I met a girl at Sunday School. My parents found out about her and they do not like her and have stopped me from going to Sunday School. I like Sunday school. and not just because of the girl I think it is interesting. 1 told this to my parents but they still say I can never go back to Sunday School but must go where they say until 1 grow up. I'll soon be 18. Don't you think 1 should be allowed to go where 1 want 9 What should I do? I like this girl very much and 1 cannot quit her as easily as rny parents think What should I do?" OUR REPLY: Examine your conscience very thoroughly De lermine if you have been honest with yourself and with your par- ents. Have you, perhaps even sub-consciously, been using Sunday School as an excuse to see this girl? Would you not still use it as an excuse if such were possible? Your parents should have no objection to your going to Sunday School. Isn't there another church in your town which offers you the same opportunity to attend Sunday School? Have you investigated this possibility? Have you discussed it with your parents? If your parents object to the girl, they have a reason. It maybe nothing more than the fact they do not feel you should become too interested in any girl. See if you can. by approaching your parents sensibly ami matter-of-fact, find the reason Be prepared to look at things from "their side of the fence" — remember they have a responsibil ity tn do not that which makes you happiest Inn .that which is best for you It you have a teenage problem you want lo discuss 01 un ob»ervaiion to makw qdJicia vour 'a"vt 10 FOR AND ABOUT TEENAGERS COMMUNITY AND SUBURBAN PKESS SERVICE FRANKFORT KV. ci ry POST P m "There's a Mr. Occupant out here complaining about being deluged with circulars!" from HISTORY'S SCRAPBOOK DATES AND EVENTS FROM YESTERYEARS Mali Ifari was shot by a firing squad, October 15, 1917. The Gregorian Calender was introduced in Europe, October 15, 1582. October 16, 1940 was Selective Service Registration Day The U.S. mint was established in Philadelphia, October 16, 1786. The Chicago subway opened, October 17, 1943. Congress demobilized the American Army, October 18. 1782 Alaska was ceded to the United States, October 18, 1867. Germany withdrew from the League of Nations, October 19, 1933 The Louisiana Purchase treaty was ratified, October 20, 1803 C " ptured Aachen » flrst m *)°r German city, "Old Ironsides" was launched, October 21, 1797. An electrical Incandescent lamp was invented by Thomu A. Edison, October 21, 1879* 10 YEARS AGO IN THI FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES October 13, 1955 Common head colds became prevalent during the week as the weather turned handsprings. High for the period was 83 degrees, while the low was 31. Almost half an inch of rain had fallen. Cooler temperatures were predicted. - o - Algona high school's four anxious Homecoming queen candidates were pictured on the front page. They were Karen Shirley, Marilyn Seller, Elaine Branson and Barbara Bourne, all seniors. - o - Shirley Doocy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Doocy, Ledyard, broke her ankle while skating at Elmore. She was the third one in the family to suffer a broken bone, and Delores, a senior in high school, broke her finger while playing ball. - o - Relatives in Bancroft received word that Father R. J. Quinn of the diocese of Sioux City had been appointed to the rank of Domestic Prelate with the title of Rt. Rev. Monsignor. Father Quinn was a graduate of St. John's high school in Bancroft. - o - A number of friends went to the home of Lydia Schwietert, Burt, for a late birthday observance. Attending were Elva Boettcher, Elsie Lockwood, Beth Miller, Lefie McMullen, Clara Reynolds and Celia Scott. - o - Gordon Burt, Seneca, was honored at a farewell party before leaving for induction into the service. Enjoying the party were Lyle Culbertson, Jim Kennedy, Robert Wilberg, Robert Kennedy, Jerry Boevers, DouglasGuerdet, Emory Preston and Jack Looft. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Widdell and Mr. and Mrs. Frank McFall, all of Fenton, left for a sightseeing tour of scenic northeast Iowa. - o - There were three new arrivals in Titonka homes during the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Ubben were the parents of a baby daughter, Kathleen Ann; Mr. and Mrs. Ted Dunmire, a baby daughter; and Mr. and Mrs. John Spear, a son. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Kudy Hikinian, Wesley, attended a surprise silver wedding anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Nick Klein at their home near Livennore. About -JO relatives and friends attended. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kelley, Ottosen, were entertained at dinner at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelley at Sexton, the occasion being the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kelley. - o - Ann O'Brien, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tim O'Brien, Algona, and a sophomore at Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, was appointed secretary of the Student League Board, student governing body at the college. - o - Cresco Chums began the-new 4-H year with a meeting at .the home of Rosemary Kramer, Delores Eisenbarth assisting. New officers were installed and the following were initiated as new members: Catherine and Karen Zaugg, Karen Schiltz, Diane and Sharon Schneider. - o - Mrs. Frank Flaig, Lone Rock, was honored at a birthday party at the Roger Jensen home. Guests were Mesdames Frank Flaig, Mrs. Dean Jergenson and Barbara, and Mrs. Harvey Jergensen of Algona, Mrs. W. G. Flaig and Tena Jensen. - o Algona's Legion post was presented an award from the state department for contributing most toward highway safety of any post in the state. Two of the more recent projects which helped to win the award were a teen-age driver's club and sale of highway safety flares for cars. - o Richard Hansen, formerly of Whittemore, was promoted to the position of executive editor of Successful Farming magazine. FROM THE FILES OF THE UPPER DES MOINES October 11, 1945 When it came to fishing, Bobby Kain, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kain, was a little puzzled as to why his parents would go to northern Minnesota to fish. At the Plum Creek dam north of Algona, Bobby caught a 10 Ib. northern pike. The fish was 32 inches long, and Bobby caught it with a makeshift pole, 10 ft. of line, a large hook and no leader. He landed it with the assistance of his dad and his twin brother, Dickie. - o - Algona high school's football team collapsed, in the face of an Eagle Grove team that was inspired by playing at its own Homecoming game, and the Eagle's sent the Bulldogs home on the short end of a 13-0 score. - o - Two Whittemore boys, Duck Steier, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Steier, and Cletus Salz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Salz, signed contracts with the Brooklyn Dodgers for tryouts In the spring. - o - From Odds and Ends - "Wel- COME DEPT. to Mark Charles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Beringer, we extend a welcome ... as usual, North Phillips street came through with another boy ... must be the climate out that way." - o - A. J. Christensen, Swea City, sold his cafe to the Buell Johnsons. Mayor Christensen, who had been proprietor of the cafe for about 20 years, made no definate plans for the future. Mr. Johnson was the second World War n veteran to buy a business in Swea City. Arnold Anderson (also a veteran) purchased the Linde grocery and meat shop a short time ago. - o - Lt. John 'Blumer/ son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Blumer, LuVerne, received his honorable discharge from the army and was at the home of his parents. John entered the army in 1942 and was a pilot of a fighter plane. - o - Major Deb Hall, brother of W. A. Hall of the Algona Implement Co., was to join the local organization as soon as he was released from service. Major Hall had been overseas 31 months and on 33 missions as an Air Force Pilot. - o - The "token strike" of Northwestern Bell telephone employees, brought the first touch of any of the national labor unrest to Kossuth county. Local phone operators were not "mad at anybody" but conformed to the union strike order. Irma Lee Deal, chief operator, and Marlta Best- enlehner, assistant chief, handled the switchboard from 1 to 5 CROSSWORD PUZZLE LAST WEEKS ANSWER ,— ACROSS 1. Canasta play 5. Heads of monasteries: abbr. 9. Region 10. Nothing more than 11. Attempted 12. A support 14. Consumed 15. To go to bed 16. Jumbled type 17. Scorch 19. Lion's abode 20. Song of praise 22. Suitable 23. Hebrew letter 24. Forbid 25. Slope 26. Cant 29. Trouble 30. Wall border 31. Buddhist monk 32. Certain railroad car 34. Limb 35. Spring month 36. Grieves over 38. Fasting period 39. Ostrich- like bird 40. Heroic song 41. Young boyj DOWN 1. Swallow- like bird 2. One of the Great Lakes 3. Sheltered side 4. Father 5. Fossil resin 6. Comedian Lahr 7. Plaiting 8. Private 11. Bark of mulberry tree 13. Even: poet. 15. Male sheep 17. Fragment 18. Female fowl 21. Made toflt 22. Game of chance 24. Not good 25. Chin or cheek feature 26. Jolt 27. Ancient manuscript mark 28. Wooden pegs 29. Botanist Gray 30. Greek letter 33. Variety 34. Fibbed 36. Moist 37. Ceremonial cup 14 20 29 32 3$ 1234 7/,S 678 35" 38 40 21 n 33 18 30 (5 26 10 11 24 39 41 21 37 19 34 27 31 13 28 THE GOiDf/V WARS IN RETIREMENT, Wire FINDS A NEW CAUSE TO BE JEALOUS VV/'ives, ranging as they do from TV shrews to sweethearts, aren't always fun to come home to in retirement. Some husbands, in fact, had fa ther the Army would draft them. This week a husband spoke out on the matter: "My name must remain anonymous for obvious reasons," he said. "But my problem surely is not mine alone. Thousands of other husbands must share it. "1 found on retirement, after • strenuous career, that I was too close to the every-day activities at home. I had looked forward to retirement, hoping it would furnish me the leisure and freedom of mind to read, keep up with current affairs, listen to discussions . . . and thus update myself in my general education. "However, things have not worked out well. It seems that while I prepared myself for what I wanted to do in retirement, and how I would use the spare time, my family did not. This particularly applies to my wife, who feels frustrated that she cannot share with me a new life of serenity that my financial security has produced. "She keeps asking: 'What do I get out of your retirement?' And she stresses the fact that her daily duties have not changed. She naturally feels her sense of responsibility in managing the home, but when I offer to take over some small chores she shrugs me off. She says I am not capable of doing housework, and that I would only make her job worse. "What can be done about this endless jealousy of a wife . . . and the friction it causes at home?" Well, a man could go back about ten years and start over. It might take this ,long to condition a wife to her husband's retirement, especially if she is inclined to be jealous of the benefits — exclusively his own — that he will get at 65. This jealousy is far more prevalent than most husbands suspect. Many very good wives quietly burn in resentment over the one- sided blessings of retirement. In the main, the husband is to blame when friction moves into his marriage after retirement The pension bf HIS. The ment. The pension is HIS. The Social Security is HIS, and his wife shares in' it only because she has him. The retirement is HIS, as tribute at the retirement party, his gold watch, and service certificate prove. The husband who comes home with this small-boy complex — as many do — is going to run into a buzz-saw. Because the woman who married him as an equal to share, and who thinks that over the 40 or so years of their marriage she has contributed some overshoes, some meals, and a bit of tender-loving-care to HIS pension, is going to rebel, even if silently, at the proposition that she is to be the underpriv ileged partner of his retirement. So for ten years or so before retirement a smart husband would start talking in terms of OUR pension, OUR retirement, and making plans for retirement that — as all their previous life together—includes them both . . . New GOLDEN YEARS 36-pog. booklet BOW ready. Send SOc in coin lo D.pl. C»PS, car* of lhl» ntwipapcr. to Box J872. Grand Central Station. K»w York 17* If*Y> p. m. while the "Strike" was on. - o With a presidential citation, a French flying cross, the Oak leaf Cluster and the Distinguished Flying Cross, Col. Luther Fairbanks reached his home in Portland Twp. Oct. 6. He was in the 8th Air Force and two years in the European theatre. He piloted a B-17 bomber and served in England, France and Germany. Clare Wingert from Wesley didn't follow baseball or the World Series too closely. However, one day Clare was talked into an investment in the pool on the game score total - he drew "5" and it won. The next day, Clare was back, took another number, and again drew "5" - and for the second straight day, he won I Only one person out of 100 in Finland is illiterate. INSURANCE A. J. (Arnle) Ricklefs Hoapitalization Health & Accident Life - Auto - Fire - Hail 2 E. State 295-5529 ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY J. R. (Jim) KQLP 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 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. R1CHAKU 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 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. DONALD KINGFIELD has taken over the practice of Dr. C. M. O'Connor, at 108 So. Harlan St. Patient records and case histories will be maintained in the office. Chiropractor vrnmnrnmrnmrn 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 m ~ f * J ,^~ mJBSSSSaC MISCELLANEOUS Credit Bureau of Kossuth County Collectrite Service Factbilt Reports MELVIN G. BOURNE, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 118 N. Moore St. Office Phone 295-2345 Residence Phone 295-2277 INVESTORS DIVERSIFIED SERVICES, INC. Donald V. Cant Phone 295-2540 Box 375 Algona, iowa CARLSON Faira MANAGEMENT COMPANY mj N. Dodg* Ph. 235-289J J. N. KENEFICK, M.D. Physician & Surgeon 218 W. State Street Office Phone 295-2353 Residence Phone 295-2614 JOHN M. SCHUTTER, M.D. Residence Phone 295-2335 DEAN F. KOOB, M D. Physicians & Surgeons 220 No. Dodge, Algona Office Phone 295-5490 Residence Phone 295-5917

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