Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on November 13, 1967 · Page 4
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my VEINS" Concert l *& , JM^hMMfa-a^^a-Jii^c^ _.-.^_.,-. ^^.- ^ M . .^ . w «M American holiday there if none more typically American than Thanksgiving, it is a legacy of the Pilgrim fatheri, in 1«21 after the first harvest, Governor Bradford & MfMichuaetti declared a day of general thanksgiving at Plymouth The colonists went out Into the forest and shot wild turkeys in preparation for a feast. Friendly Indiana heard of tile celebration and came to the settlement bearing deer, Together the colonists and the Indiana aat down to give thanks for the harvest. Twenty.three years later the governor of the Duteh colony of New York Issued a thanksalvlnf proclamation, Our ing the American Revolution, Congrots annually recommended a day be set aside as an observance off national thanksgiving. Then In 17W President George Washington issued a proclamation appointing November 26, 17tt, as a day for the whole country to give thanks for the adoption of the constitution. This was the first Thanksgiving proclamation Issued by the president. • Thereafter it was observed irregularly until 1958 when proclamations appointing a special day for thanksgiving were issued by governors of the various states. As a national religious festival celebrated on the same day throughout the country, Thanksgiving Day officially dates from 1863. The family, the Church and the Nation owe their very existence to God. Each should occasionally call its members together to thank the bountiful and provident God for blessings received. Because we are at once members of a family, of a Church and of a Nation, we might on Thanksgiving Day this year express to Almighty God our gratitude for the blessings which each of these institutions bring into our lives. November is the month of Farm-City observance. We need to get through to each other a message of understanding. We may think we are doing so but when we read in the face of good crop abundance that the Chicago consumer price index more than doubled the national increase and that the director of labor statistics in Chicago blamed much of the increase on new taxes and "higher cost of food following a poor growing season in the midwest," obviously we are not gettin gour message through so that farm and city know the facts and do not put the blame where it should not be. Farmers were asked to raise more to help avoid a world food crisis but the weather and international politics being what they were we came up with more grain than we could sell, or wanted to give away, to maintain the prices farmers expected. The world food crisis is still here but we are not getting at it in the right way. First of all we must realiie we cannot feed the world from here. We cannot raise that much and it would cost too much. And if we gave it away we demoralize the agriculture that should be developing in the countries where people are hungry. The USDA says that we could have surpluses of grain in the U. S. until 1980. And if we cannot sell it or give it away and people are hungry in our world what is the answer. Seems like it is the right time for citizens of town and country to sit down together to work out ways to increase export markets, markets with less bog down of quotas, allotments and regulations. Seems like it is the time to decide what and how much control of crop land is really necessary, whether or not there should be support prices at an average of market level for a time at least and give farmers freedom to decide how best to raise what crops are needed. We probably will hot lick the distribution problem in a hurry, but we will arrive at some solution of the problem and not blame one another for our difficulties. Perhaps together we can slow down the expansion of government and inflation. This is vital for the future.of our country. ' As I think more about stopping government spending measures, I feel we must do more than just that. We must as citizens get at rolling back the network of encroaching controls. Public involvement in decision making is imperative if we are not to be overwhelmed by the technological and social changes of our time. Computers are making decisions once made by humans, we face serious alternatives. Responsible choice depends upon our knowledgeable awareness, our public involvement. In this day of cybernetics and technology let us not drift into being a robot with government pushing the buttons to make us perform. Let's on this Thanksgiving Day, think back and thank the good God who directed our stalwart forefathers who created a government based on the theory that you and I have the God-given right and the ability to determine our own destiny. They, our forefathers, shaped a government, bound it with a constitution and said that its only function was to be a watchdog over man's freedom. • •. " • •Jamaey Russell Lowell once said when asked how long he thought our Republic would endure. "Our Republic will r*!2?? I? 119 a§ * ht P^P'* k ««P »•»• Meet of the men who founded it. .. . Yes, on this Thanksgiving Day 1987 we have much to be thankful for and we have a challenge to accept to preserve the freedom and the dignity and the pride of our United States of America. Then let all of us, whateve rour procession be .Doctor, lawyer, farmer, merchant, chief, whatever religion we profess, remember that we are Americans, thank God for mis and get together to preserve what we have. We have not yet turned into supermen or cyborgs (men-machine). We are still God's creatures. He will push our mechanism buttons if we ask Him and trust in Him. He will help us fen to life the dying flame of responsible citiienship. A citiienship that is net afraid of public involvement. Alpine, lewe Carpet "Party-Clean" Wrthtut Wetting August is a vacation month, but if carpet cleaning is one of the jobs to be done, we have a suggestion. We recommend . HOST, the new method of cleaning carpets without wetting. Use carpet immediately after cleaning, Borrow our remarkable HOST Electric Up-Brush. It's easy. Clean walk-areas-^only $5.95. READ'S FUtNITUM . Phone tfti Hand U^.TVpwrmU.theijk be swyd after the pngnm. 12 w. (Ml*!* ftadirt Le* ' fc^^A* fcfjlM H ft Ifc^^dfe^ ^aji^^fc* fiLt^k *fc- d^r- «*A4i H *fc*£^^S „. > iiisnjr nroVi o uorena nOafiL vxin uoage wov< a> mar, Bapf Helen Schwletett and Mr*, i* *e tend teacher it Burt AaT_ajl— £LjjL^^Jt^^^^y| s i^^j^ A A, a, ijyJLj^-l , IM8FW £OlWl£I)Gn iVVnt «0 •wlOOIii. ' ., t Fort .Dodge. MeHe tttwtetert Butt WSOS number* Drtmn*l, MM. . Airt OPERATOR *r Mm Sftiiyr (Haifa* i,,i €0HI* tfi* ' ,. * the Lutheran flfr M«ltodM diutdi NOY, tfafc/Miti* 6*1^* rweft Betti Miller, EUt« tett stty«d for A Jaw days Winter, France* derchet, Mil' •nd PMiMa fiorrwietert crime <ired Landfi, Lulu Mawoott, froffi Dee Motnes to be with Settna CUfton, Mary SMeZ h*flath€r. TV PatM Dana* Luren* Sodwbcrg, Edna came from Ames after school Smitti, Rowcna Ryereoo, and Lopwa and Helen uMied J«my Riebhoff. Mrs. , Emll Mn. Meiiiter at the Health Nlelani of Peterewi ww the MM ^v wl Mji^MvJP Center ei Frtendhip Haven and atoo stopped on (fie trip Mtflg Key to the fhorne to viatt the Cecil -'•'-- Mra, George BUiot THE SINOINO boys of Monterrey, 30 boys from South of the Border, will open the Kossuth County Community Concert series Thursday night, Novl 16 at 8 p.m. in the Algona high school auditorium.* * Ranging from ages 8 through 12, this Boys Choir is now on its' third annual tour of the United States. These gifted boys come from an economically depressed part of the city of Monterrey and the money earned on their tours goes to help in the school program. - The Chamber Sungen chorus Inodaons and WlUart Stows of Sww City school sang sev< toi HumboMi ertol numbers. Guests for a turkey dimer "H* H. J! Lacy* were week" Sunday at Carl Reynold*' end guests in Milwaukee at were the Herman Buastes, of 'her daughter the Tom Hry- iFairmont, Ves Robinaons, cays. Werner Struckera and Dan The Merle Richards, Brttt, wWe supper guests Nov. 8 of Etta Holdren. . Ivy Circle of the WSCS will r isor Fellowship night at Burt Methodist church Nov. 19. Debbie Laws, foreign exchange studtent to ft/G, Buctatan wti one of four spefckert «4 an income tax workshop at Webster City 2. He spoke on pnottcal ns in farm tax returns. Algona attorney* attending the workshop were Joe E. Lynch Jr., L. W, Nttch- ttls, Delia/Welter, H. P. Frt efedt. Verb McClure, B. C, Me Mahqn, James McMahon. type in 1931 *nd 1« aUd w«rk< ,lng in letter preat production. OOUHO«^Snak« gourts measuring more than 40 indi- es long^ were Mated Ihia year byMre HuktahBtppw.Pwry, Only I Wtiki Til OhrhhMS Officers for Burt Lutheran Aid elected Burt—Aid of St. John's Lutheran Church met Nov. 7. Hostesses were Dorothy Me- Fariand, Elizabeth Radag and Lydia Sdiwietert. Rev. Edwin Bishop gave a taik on Attitudes Abont Money. The program topic was The Grace of living. Members voted for iflhe first Tuesday in the month for the permanent date of meeting instead of the first Thursday. The Aid will toave a bake sale at 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at Cunningham Tea Room. Officers elected for the new year are Pres., June Bterstedt, vice, Iva Jurgens, sec., Patsy Eiimerts, treas., Esther Mailer. Bertha Willrett gave a report of the L. H. F. S. Auxiliary meeting at Fort Dodge Oct. 17. Mrs. Dwayne Nelson was a guest. Phyllis Manna and Clara Reynolds will sent the overseas Christmas packages. VETERANS SUPPER | : There were ' 30 ! piresent at thfe Veteran's day potUuck supper Nov. 7 at the Burt Legion 'hal. Both the Legion and Auxiliary had short business 'meetings after the supper. The book, Need a Lilt, was received and presented to the Burt school library. This book explains what 'scholarships are available to tihose who plan to attend coll- ege. The quarterly county;", Auxiliary meeting wilH be (• •held in Wesley Nov. 14. The - 8th district president, MraT Elmier McDorman, Lake Mills', will be present. Seven attended! the sewing meeting at Etta Howard's Nov. 8. The iLions dub dinner committee Nov. 20 is Luelia McfWhorter, DorotJhy Becker, Inez Bergman and Genaveve Spry., Auxiliary members axe to ibring coffee couports before Dec. 15, the deadline date.: GIRL SCOUT PLANS ^ A leaders and committee Christmas caroling, and Burn- • held Wednesday at Darlenc Herfick's. Leaders and com- mitttee present were Dorothy Becker, Iva Jurgens, Vlrgima Frves, Lavina Devine, Burnadine Opheim. Plans were made for the future for hei- ghborihood chairmen and for The Ohahiber Singers chorus img of the Greens in which all three 'troops will take part. Mfs. George Fuller of Clear Lake, member of Mason City Council, assisted! with future plans. The North Iowa annual Girl Scout meeting for leaders will be an all day meeting Nov. 17 at Hotel Hanford, in Mason City. and Orion, and the Odey Chertands. The Terry Struck- ers, Rutland, were atoo guests. The Burt school teachers were 'happy so many parents came to visit school during Bduc&tJHfl week. ' Supt Harry Haven »nd Switzerland last summer will Ronald Jurgens will attend tell of 'her trip. A 6:30 pot- town Assn. of School Boards luck supper will be followed in Des Moines Nov. 16. H v by the progrttm. A 'letter was received from Ivy and Gladys circles will Supt. Quintard reporting ail have a Joint meeting Nov. 15 teachera in Burt schools are certified to teach the positions they mow hold. School will close at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving vacation and resume at regular time Nov. 27. The .school band concert be at 8 p.m. Nov. 16 with at the Burt Methodist chulrdi. Janice circle will meet Wednesday in the church. The Good Will truck comes to Burt Nov. 15. Leave material with Mrs. J. L. Miller. U.P.W. meets Nov. 15 with ihctttesees Evelyn Maiwddey, Dorothy Becker and Leona MIIT YOUR PRIINDS QUALITY ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY Algona, lowe •JITHSTONES lei children... ;husbind and Iwil*... or grindchildrin. 1 6C - A PLACE YOUR ORDERS EARLY t WiHgMi Jewelers The November the Burt Blue Birds 4-H dub will 'be held at the Bulr t school instead of at the home of Leri- miioe Walitmain who is hostess. 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