4—Alfena (Itwt) i* M mmM- • 1 ^"1P • A 0 afM /NlC in my VEINS •y MARIAN INMAN ii DM The nicest thing happened to me today. In the midst of the gloom arid the lonliness of a rainy Sunday, my three nice sons and their wives came with food and gifts. They had taken the children to the movie and so with our little Richard creeping about we had a good visit and exchanged letters we had each received last week. At four o'clock two of the Dads went for the children and we had my birthday feast. ' Such a nice surprise and such a happy time. My gift from them it an eltetrie blanket which I will enjoy. Like magic the older granddaughter! had th* dithm den* and whisked back to .th* cupboard and bacause it was chor* tint* and th« forecast of rough weather (hay laft in a flurry of coatt and kitMl to gtt that work done. Then I settled back in the quiet of my home but it was no longer a lonely quiet for memories flew all about me and I savored again the good time we had had and I thought how blessed I am to be so surrounded with love. And so another birthday passes. Now I must write to tell the girls about it and 1 look forward to their letters and cards which will be in the next few days mail. Whil* our dark days of rain ar* gloomy, wo nood the rain, and Mother Nature ii putting the earth to rest for the winter in a nice moist way that will insure u* of fresh growth in the spring. When I was a little girl, my mother always cleaned the attic on cool rainy fall days and what an interesting time it was'for my brother and I. I am not sure how my mother felt about it but we had n good time. Attics are strange wonderful places and with the new style houses 1 am all of a sudden wondering what people do with the things we used to store away. I am sure it is just as well and that it is good to think we have passed them on to where they help some one else. .Perhaps instead we need to get* into the attics of our minds and hearts and dust the cobwebs off our old ideals that have been gathering dust. .Perhaps we need to shake out our old dreams of a brave new world we were going to conquer. Perhaps we'll find again the brotherhood of man that has been stored away in an old trunk. Let's hope we do some cleaning and send out treasures too long stored away. I am sure this will help to take away the depression of a rainy day for we will have helped to make the world a better place to live in. Even though we have had a snow and now rain 1 still look forward to at least a few Indian summer days. I'll be disappointed if we do not get them. It always seems to me that we really du not relax from the rush of spring and summer until after Indian Summer days. As long as it lasts we live in a dream. It is easy to put off chores like storm doors and windows and such. There is no lawn to mow, the garden is finished and we need and enjoy this lull in activities. Every warm and dreamy day is a special treasure. The world seems so mixed up these days. There is so much unrest and rebellion to law and order. There is so much cry for the need to be loved. There is so much lonli- ness with many suffering acutely from the emotional and spiritual emptiness of loneliness. The need to be loved is sort of a basic hunger for something to cling to, to rely upon. I believe that basically this is a hunger for God but we do not think of it as such because God is far away and we have lost faith that He does touch us personally. We have forgotten that we must adjust in life to get our focus off our own need of being loved and toward our giving love, a gift. • V .When we give love, put some one'else first, we'll hav«-love and across this bridge of love we'll come closer to the Person of God. Thinking of my birthday and of the toll the years take from one's appearance, I saw the most amusing cartoon in today's paper. Two dowagers had just stepped out of Mme. Fifi's beauty salon and one said to the other, "What's happened to their know-how? They don't make as good a job of me as they did ten years ago!" Among the many works and sayings of Confucius are these rules of life upon which we can all ponder and we can all follow. "The rule of life is to be found within yourself. Ask yourself constantly, 'What is the right thing to do?' Beware of ever doing that which you ar* likely, sooner or later, to repent of having done. It is better to live in peace than in bitterness and strife. It is better to believe in your neighbors than to fear and distrust them. The superior man sets a good example to his neighbors. He is considerate of their feelings and their property. The superior man does not wrangle. He is firm but not quarrelsome. He is sociable but not clannish. Consideration for others is the basis of a good life, a good society. Feel kindly toward everyone. Be friendly and pleasant among yourselves. Be generous and fair." "The greatest man is he who chooses the right with invincible resolution; who resists the sorest temptations from within and without; who is calmest in storms, and whose reliance on truth, on virtue, on God, is the most unfaltering." Channing. Mayor William finn, Rep. Karl Kiilsholm, Police Chief Al Boekelman and Mayor Harold Gartner, Titonka, attended the Iowa Intergovernmental Committee meeting at the Hotel Kirkwood in Des Moines last Wednesday. The topic of the day was "Our Troubled Teens," with efforts toward creating a better understanding between schools, churches and public officials with these problems. Governor Harold Hughes was the keynote speaker. St. Joe Mn. The George Hams have a son, David Eldon, born Nov. 2 at St. Joseph's hospital in St. Paul, Minn. They also have a 3 year old son Phil. The Ed iBormannis, St. Joe, and the Eldon Hams, Rolfe, are the grandparents. The Ed Hermanns left Sunday for St. Paul for a week at their daughter's. Mrs. Alphonse Berte had her 500 club Thursday after- .no.-m with Mrs. Damain Cent- graft and Mrs. Peter Reding guests. Receiving prizes were (Mrs. Damain Centgrafif, Mm Peter Bormann, and Mrs. E. J. Gales. Mrs. Gales has the club next. (Mrs. John Thul and daughters, Mrs. Milford Plathe, Mrs Raymond Kohlhaas, and Mrs. Sylvester Wagner, spent Tuesday and Wednesday In Dubuque visiting relatives and friends. The Dale Chicoines and David spent last weekend here wdltih Mrs: Chicoines paretate, tihe Harold Redings. Daryl Kohlhaas, son of the Wilfred Kohlhaases, returned to St. John's Prep Seminary, Coilegeville, Minn,, last week Wednesday after the weekend here. K. Li. Kohlhaas entered St. Ann hospital Friday morning after a farm accident. Hie received a cut on 'his head and la knee injury when am. elevator hopper fell striking him. (Mrs. E. M. Gates and Olarr entee Bormahn were in Roch, este)r,;jpui;.^ Thursday with their 'mother' when their father, Mike Bormann, had major surgery. IMrs. Tony Becker came home from St. Joseph's Mercy ho&pdtail, Fort 'Dodge, where she was a patient 28 days. Portland Mrs. Victor Pitch Mr. and 'Mrs. Bernard Mei- stoer went to Fayette where their son Eugene Meister attends college. They attended the football game between Wartburg and Upper Iowa. Upper Iowa won the game. They returned home Sunday evening. iMr. and Mrs. Philip Goetz of Wesley were Thursday evening guests in the 'Bernard Meddler home. They brought Mary Ann Goetz down so she could accompany the Meisters to Fayette. She returned to Oetwein also with the Meist- ers. IMr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson entertained at a dinner in Hheir home Monday in honor of Mrs. Larson's brother, Mr. «nd Mrs. Narvd Mitchell of Pairfleld. duetto *t tire dinn- et were the hortorees, Mr. and Mrs. Ntrvel Mitchell, Mr Mid Mrs. Quif»Un Bjustrom, Mr. «nd Mrs, Otto Hartali and Mr, «nd Mr». Artie Dittihet. Mm. 'Ronald Ortmtti tftd tamtiy of Burt were Sunday evening visitors in the Edmund Larson home. Mr. and Mrs. Phil dwfcon and family and Norm* Harms of Algona were Wednesday evening guests in the parental Jesse Harms home, Norm* i* employed at the Iowa State bank at Algona and rooms with a sister, Mrs. Gary Davis. iMr. and Mre. Edmund Larson were Tuesday dinner gueste in the Otto Harteii home. Shirley Lovstad and Hazel 'Larson met at the home of EMe Teeter in Algona to make out yearbooks,of the Portland Social dub. Effie Teeter is president, Hazel Larsort, vice-president, and Shirley Lovstad sec.-treas. They were all coffee guests •later in the afternoon in the home of Josephine Airend. 'Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Scihwie? tort visited Mrs. Schwietert's brother, Verdeen Baum, re? oently at the veterans hospital in Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Christensen and family were Sunday dinner guests in the home of 'Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hansen of Algona.. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Finley of Arm-, strong and Grandmother Ol- ,ga Vagle of the Turner Rest home at Armstrong were;also dinner guests in the Hansen home. Mr. and Mrs. E. 0. Sohwie- <tert and Mrs. Merle SchMe- tert visited Merle Schwietert alt the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge. Mr. Schwietert was taken at 2:30 Tuesday morning after becoming ser- flously ill. Dr. Bahne Bahnson of Burt accompanied him. A daughter, Patricia Schwtetet, a nurse of Des Moine*, cwne lip Thursday mofniftg to tec- ompany her mother, Mrt. Merle Schwietert to the to* «^u^i "The measure of a man is not how many serve him, but how many he §efve§;" "A free press is ttie unsleeping guardian of every other right that free men prize; it is the most dangerous foe of tyranny . . . Under'dic- tatorship, the press is bound to languish, and the loud-speaker and the film to become more important. But where free institutions are indiglen- ous to the soil and men have the 'habit of liberty, 'the press will continue to be the Fourth Estate, the -'vigilant guardian of the rights of the ordinary citizen." — Sir Winston Chur- Join me for Sunday Crunch State Farm brings,you NFL football on CBS-TV ! (And a better deal on car insurance, too. See me.) JIM ST. JOHN 112 N. Thorington St. Phone: 295-5556 INSUIANCI FACTS ON TNI ARIA COLLIOf The reason 120 acres wete purchased for the ate* aoll «ge ait Emmefcburg is that the state requires that the site be at least 80 acres and hot more than 160 acres. This 'tract of land was actually purchased (or will be, subject to state approval) in two parcels one being slightly lew than 80 acres and having little frontage, and the other about 40 acres involving almost all of the road frontage. The price of $1000 per acre was established by the sur(rounding purchases by the nigh school, hospital and Lu- theran home. During the laat legtetottve session 9& million dollars was allocated as capital outlay money for area schools— this will be meeted out at the next meeting of the board of public instruction. Area, 111 hopes to receive at least $750000 for purchase of land and building. The stole must approve the site before We will rectSive any money. 3-4 mill is budgeted for operation of the area college, however, alt the last school election an additional 3-4 null was approved for equipment and buildings for the .area for a five-year period. The area board &ft afed propose a bond isttie to .the voters of the area for build' ing purposes, but ii muM <Jafry by 60 f>efae*i*^4to 3-4 mill levy must tatty by only 5 percent although it p*»ed by well aver 60 percent. TOe board, however, does m* ifv tend to pass a bond issue. Sihee over 60 percent of the operation of the college comes from federal and state funds the stale must approve all courses and budgets of ithe college. . ED MEYER Pumpkins 7-year old Panv Intlekofer 'grew; some pumpkins this ye'aiv'One weighed 133 Ibs. and another 97 Ibs. 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