Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 19, 1966 · Page 20
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4-ALOONA (lew.) ADVANCE THUHSOAY, MAY 19, 1966 ' "INK in my VEINS" PV MARIAN INMAN •eeeeeeeeeeeeeaeaeeeeeeaeeoeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaeeoee* Our congratulations to Miss Margaret Durant upon receiving the very special honor from Iowa poetry circles. We are very proud oi this wonderful talent in our midst. I wit interested in the story in the Picture Magazine •ection of the Sunday paper to read of the "Comeback of Horatio Mlger." my brother* and I read Hit ttoriet with great interest though I am sorry to say wo never kept oar Alger books. Then at we grew older there teemed to be much criticism of hit stories because of the success of his heroes to overcome every obstacle and either because of this or our reading tastes changed, we lost interest. 1 recall reading just a few years ago that the saying "do as 1 say and not as 1 do" certainly held true for Horatio Alger, Jr. This writer of books for boys who was so popular a generation or so ago could turn out novels at a tremendous rate. Once he wrote a tall-length book in only two weeks. His stories dealt with success and related the rags'to-riches rise of poor boys to financial leadership. (. The boy Heroes in Alger's books were strong characters, aggressive and full of courage. The article went on to say that Horatio Alger himself was a miserable, timid and discouraged'man. He was unhappy because be could never write a really good book. Hit horoet always won financial success but he himself was a peer man and died penniless. Ho worked hard at his writing* tor a poar living and hit own life contracted in every detail with the life of the boys he wrote about. How nice if he could have known when he was alive that hit books would become collectors items and that scholarships in his name would be awarded by a society in his name. . .:j - '.•'•,We<wait too many times to give the flowers and the thank yous until after people are gone. Let's start a club for ourselves and each of us resolve to try to appreciate people when, they are living. When they are gone irom us, tney couldn't care less. I believe that really deep down in most of us there is an appreciation and admiration for the creative impulse. We admire individuals who are capable of makmg or doing things but,we do not always express our admirat;on, and many times. in this day and,, age we are blinded by earning power rather than by the creative impulses,within the individual. Basically most 'of us admire those who can make things and especially those, who can make something useful out of their lives. Let's remember to say so while they are with us. The third Sunday in May was designated by a Congressional resolution, passed in 1940 as Citizenship Day or "i Am An American Day." The'original act spsdfies the day as a public occasion for the. recognition of those persons who have come of age, or become naturalized citizens during the preceding twelvemonths. "THE AMERICAN WAY" She held her precious "papers" close to her; . At last, at last she was a citizen. The nightmare of her past a fading blur, And yet her manner was disturbing when She flared at me, her anger partly pent, "Free spgech, free press, I know, but is it right To print such stuft about our President?" She read me something she had clipped last night. "The people are his conscience prodding him," ; ; So 1 explained. "He needs our rough disputes | Lest acquiescence turn his vision dim; Au4^ r ' He is the nourished tree, we are his roots. We must let him know when we must disagree And he must pause to listen, even he." ; —Christian Science Monitor We who have had our American citizenship as a part of our heritage take it pretty much for granted. At no time in our history has it been so important to be good Americans first and good farmers, bankers, doctors, businessmen, any profession second. Our citizenship is not a passport giving us the right to shelter under the welfare tent of the state. Rather we should consider it a share certificate in a going enterprise, the biggest and best of all enterprises. And this great enterprise will b». only as successful as we who are share-holders remember ths 3 R't of citizenship, rights, respect and responsibilities.. .'•/.' • The eagle is a symbol of victory. It also has this remarkable peculiarity among birds: When a severe storm occurs, all other birds either hide from the storm in any convenient, natural shelter, or they try to fight it as long as their strength will hold out. The eagle, however, neither fights nor runs away; he soars above it. And here; is a story on the lighter side. A young woman who was filling out an application form puzzled over the line, "Are you a natural born citizen of the U. S.?" Finally the answered, after much pencil chewing, "No. Caesarean." Resolve today to be a more alert citizen. Resolve to tackle every task every day as if it were the most important, of your life. We'll all reap dividends. '. IN DOWNTOWN ',' / MINNEAPOLIS EXTRAORDINARY. . yet inexpensive the AIL NEW HOTEL / Coiwith Mr*. Harry L Miss Lena (kigel and' Mi*. John Zimmerman of Renwick were Saturday guests at the home of Mrs. Dora Dean. The Corwith-Wesley Music mothers held their final meet* ing of the school year in Wesley on May 3. The following officer^ were elected for the new year- Mrs. Charles Widen, president; Mrs. Kenneth Wagner, Vice; Mrs. Simpson, sec., and Mrs, Robert Reibsamen, treas. After the business meeting a short tribute of appreciation was given John Kromer for his instructions these' past 5 years. Mr. Kromer has resigned his position here and has accepted a position in When' toil, ill. Sunday guests at the Vefrton Gray home were Mr, and Mrs. Meint Huseman and family, Mrs. Arnold Gray of Titonka. Afternoon callers were^Mr. and Mrs. Vern Rafdol and family and Mr. and Mrs. Lolyd Gray and family of Titonka. Mrs. Perrie DeGfoote Visited Saturday afternoon with Mrs, Paul. De-vine. , $»' Mrs. Addle Graham/o%M£son. City spent the weekend, witlrher daughter and husband, Mr, and Mrs: Donald Dean. Mr. and Mrs.. Carrol Cram vi sited Sunday with his mothefj Mrs. C. E. Cram at Lqhr : yille!5|l Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gla Pamela Guenther and Leoharxl Tebben were Sunday dinner guests »flhe Myron Cram home. Mothers Day victors at the home of Mrs. Ethel Beef were Mr. and Mrt. Robert Beer and daughter of Gaftiet, Mr. ' arid MM. Maurice Devine and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nail and Jim. Mrs. Maurice Devine, Mrs. Jim Devine, and Mrs. Ethel Beef visited Wednesday in Mason City. . , Mrs. E. Thurman Gaskill, F, ft.D., Corwith, has been named 'a member of the family test group of Farm Journal magazine according to Miss Gertrude Dicken, women's editor. Mrs. Gaskill and her family are One of 500 members-families of ihe group. The families are selected for their special skills and interests in some phase'of farming, homemaking or com- munity work. Tney ife locgfcjd across the country. Family Test Group members help the edl* tors of the national farm magazine by acting as a sounding board for editorial ideas, and by reflecting local opinions, problems artd customs. This service supplements travel and farm visits by the 38 editors of Farm Journal and helps to make the magazine more useful and timely for its three million reader*. These families also test products of the farm and in the home. . : >-". ..';•".., '.'.-. Jackie Shipman of Des Moin es, Trudy Shipman of Clarinda and Mr. and Mrs. Roland Shipman of Ames were weekend guests at the Jack Shipman home.- '•.. .. " ••' Mr. and Mrs. Don Hartshorn of Des Mpines Visited 'Saturday at the Donald .Deanhotne.. . 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