PAGE SIX EDITORIALS THE MALVERN LEADER, MALVERN, IOWA, OCTOBER 23, 1947 THE MALVERN LEADER MUM ronnty's Homo Nrwspnprr Slnr<> 187-T Stops IVIipn Your Time Is Ont F. A. Wortman, Editor and Publisher E. D. Hering, Managing Editor zens. And th*y might well make an Important contribution to our country — as many of that race have done already. "Knlrrc'd In thr- Post Offlm at Malvprn. Iowa, as Pf-cond rlass mail matter nnd-r Act of Congress of March 3, 1S79. OFFICIAL PAPER FOR MILLS COUNTY All of the Official Proceedings of the Hoard of Supervisors *r* printed In fnll in The Leader as are" aJ«.o the mlnntffi of the Malvsrn to*n council. The Leadpr also nervps «R official paper for the school districts and other towns of Mills county which do not have a lornl newspaper ^ "^^Subscriptions Payable in Advance One Tear Sit Montlis Tlm-c Months $2.50 *>•"•« flf)c M"K'«<*W ".".»» 00 Two Yrnrs *'•"" Advertising Rates Display Advertising 42c per column Inch; 5 cents an Inch additional for composition. Resolutions -------Clarified Ads ------Local Reader Ads - - - - - Ohltuary Poetry Card of Thanks ------- F.c a line lOc fi line lOc a line 5c a line EOc ^EDITORIAL Of Intprpst to most church members just now Is tho campalpn by Dr. E. Stanley Jones, a Methodic missionary to India for many years, to unite all protfstant churches In a national assembly. Wlillf! his plan would retain present denomination-:, t>!••>• would become autonomous branches In th" a-wtnhly. Th" point of Interest Is that (here has been a quiot pnimenlcal movement !.i Malvern for many years a« "-.r.; . iii/!<-iis [pel that a single Btrong Jhiir. h would serve the reliplous needs of the community brtter than the present three churches whirh'mitst spend so much of their energies in the simple (hut necessary) job of keeping their doors open. The results of the recent religious census showed that there is plenty of work to keep three separate rhun-h'-s busy. On the other hand there is a creat body of sound evidence that up to the present time the three rhiirchrs have left a great many people nut of their sphere of Influence and perhaps comhinine the three denominations in n single strrmp, ('numerous church would meet the local need more fully than do the three at present. This latter possibility would be conditioned on n human element which perhaps is the cause for our rhurchps' lack of progress now — a tendency to (livid- on non-essentials and to want the other person to cure for the tough jobs. Possibly the single church could overcome this. R. I. dob GnpHt* of Mrs. Ken .fitrksoti Mrs. Ben Jackson entertained the Rural Improvement club at her home last Wednesday. Twenty-eight members and eight visitors answered roll call. Guests Included Mesdamcs Louise Jackson, Darlene Powers, Dorothy Williams, Barbara Peeger, Betty Noah. Arthur Thleschafer, Phyllis Pontow and Nellie Wheeler. Following a short business session a musical program was en- Joyed by all. The hostess and her helpers served delicious refreshments during the social hour. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Paul McMahlll Nov. 12. Hlllsdnle Church ROT. Ray Myers, Pastor Sunday school, 10 a. m. Church, 11:15 a. m. Ben Jackson and Forrest Bloomer attended the Tabor-Malvern football game In Malvern Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Bryant and children were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Willis Lorlmor near Shtnandoah. Ben Jackson, Forrest Bloomer, Earl Harman, Myron Jones and Edward Jackson attended the 4- H baby beef sale at Shenandoah last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Grndle and Mr. and Mr». Orvan Grudle -were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schwank In Omaha. Arletgb Shepard and sons, Ty»e and Dick, made a business trip to Valley, Neb., Friday. Mayo Bags visited last week with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Throckmorton In Council Bluffs. Mrs. Paul Noah visited in the home of her cousin, Miss Maude Rlst, Monday. Miss Miriam Seegrer was taken suddenly ill Monday and waa rushed to the Edmnndson hospital and underwent an appendectomy that evening. At this -writ- Ing. Tuesday, she was doing nicely. Mrs. Mary Sawyers and Mrs. C. M. Culver drove to Beatrice. Neb.. Tuesday to visit relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bufflngton left Monday for Buhl. Ida., -There Is no sundry by which a new id< a ran grafted 10 a cln«e,l mind." — Advertiser's I"i- "When our hatred is violent. It dinks us bo- neat li those we hate." — Houchefoucauld. By a curious coincidence Mills county had examples both of racial prejudices and of interracial cooperation last week, perhaps the more curious because the county is BO very much of a single race that wo have little opportunity to learn of race problems. The affair at Pacific Junction, while the mayor of that community held that no racial prejudice •was involved, reminded us that there are many who have no liking for that part of our constitution which guarantees equal rights to all citizens. We are not unduly pessimistic but we believe there Is fully as much racial prejudice In Mills county — where seemingly none should develop — as in most other places. In contrast a group of singers from a Missls- Blppl school. Rust college for Negroes, gave concerts in Malvern and Glenwood and were courteously, even warmly, received. Folks who heard them liked their music for the colored folk have a gift for aong which adds charm to their concerts. Nor were the singers kept from public places and they had no difficulty finding sleeping accommodations. During the visit of the Rust college group we discussed the educational situation for colored people with one of its members. Rust is supported by northern people and she said: "Mississippi's schools for white students are poor, too. In neglecting schools for colored people they have also debased their other schools." Perhaps the thing that bothers discussions of racial prejudice more than anything else is the tendency for those who fivor "keeping Negroee in their place" to think only of the colored folk who have been bad or have failed to develop their possibilities. That is, those same characteristics in white folks are condoned but considered a damning feature when found in Negroes Wo'have no answer for our problem of racial prejudice. ISiU we feel that if we permitted Negroes to develop ill a sympathetic, congenial atmosphere, they would make good average citi- However, in the law suit which followed the inrid.nt at Pacific Junction (which was tried at fJlenwood Thursday morning) the issue was not that of racial prejudice but of unlawful assembly which, in non-legal parlance, means mob action. This, we feel, is of more basic importance and \vhil<> we may applaud the defendants Involved for their zeal in desiring equal rights for members of a. minority nice, we must recognize that, their method of obtaining such rights is highly dangerous. For law and order depend upon legal procedure and citizens should recognize that "due process of law" is fully as much protection for the minority as the majority. So if we do not like a public official (be he a small-town mayor or marshal or the president of the U. S.) we should not try to take mob action against him, but should take legal action to see that he enforce laws properly or else answer charges of malfeasance of office. Mob action will not correct social Ills and we have sufficient faith in our courts to believe that they will bring justice in every Instance if we use them with sufficient zeal and Intelligent effort. Kntcrtnln nt Family Dinner In Honor of CliicvtM Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Culver and Mrs. Mary Sawyers entertained at a family dinner compliment- Ing Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Culver of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. G. M. Culver of Santa Rosa, Cal. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Culver of Murray, Mr. and Mrs. Raj- Heals, Joan. Margaret and Kay. Mr. and Mrs. Hob Heals ami son and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Culver and two sons of Hed Oak, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde McLain of Hastings and Miss Lizzie Madden of Tabor. In the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Homer Snodgrass and son of Corning and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Lang and Miss Klva Ooiiglas of Emerson called. Mrs. Leon Laird of Sioux Falls, S. D.. have been visiting her Bister and Mrs. Warren Gailord and family and other relatives and friends near Tabor. The Hotary dinner at the church last Thursday evening was enjoyed by Rotarlans and their guests. The ladies served 7G plates. Mrs. Clayton Bower underwent a major operation last Thursday In the Hamburg hospital. At this writing she Is reported doing nicely. Confirm a Sale Send a Shoe In Bible times the shoe was evidence of a contract for the transfer of property. Book of Ruth 4:7. Hence throwing shoes after the bride and groom indicates the, transfer of the daughter to a husband. NO PASSING AROUND OF SHOES WHEN YOU SELL YOUR GRAIN TO US. OUR WORD IS A CONTRACT! Bates-Collen Elevators Phone 5021 or 4551 (Re».) Elevator* at Malvern, Strahan, Clark, Sidney \ I 5 There are few human disagreements but which could be resolved with a little courtesy and tact and there Is practically no harmony but which lack of courtesy could destroy. H T CO MiMILiY I FOLLOWING THE LEADER • An advertisement in The Toldeo Chronicle caught our eye this week — for the American Legion Stag and Fish Fry. In smaller type at the bottom of the ad was the cryptic statement: "Usual Entertainment." • The Leader's Want Ad department, after a little sound detective work, missed a profitable want ad a couple of weeks ago. Fred Cozad found a woman's purse and so brought it in to advertise It. But after search Frank Blggerstalt's fishing license was found in it and Corp. Heezalyre, who happened to be in on the affair, at once suggested that deductive reasoning be invoked, after which he concluded that possibly the purse belonged to Mrs, Biggerstaff. So Mr. C. contacted Mrs. B., the purse turning out to be hers and she was most pleased to have it back. SIGNS OF THI SEASON.. A nip in the air tells you it's lime to move back indoors. The football season is well underway. The leave* are beginning to turn and thcre't an aroma of ripe applet •nd sweet cider in the air. The youngsters are back in their classrooms . . . books purchased and assignments made... the days grow shorter, the hours spent at homework lengthen, So, before the family settles back into its winter routine, here are a few tips on that all-important subject of good lighting: • Provide lamps equipped with at least a 100-wall bulb, • diffusing bowl and a light-colored shade. • Keep lamps and fixtures clean, as dust and dirt cart rob you of as. much as 50 percent of the tight you buy. • Remember that light colored walls, ceilings and lamp »hode» reflect more light than dork ones. • fvoid extreme contrasts . a tinaje bright light in on •Iherwise darkened room. • Ploc« your wetk within a 34 10 30-inth fodivt ei the t«jnp ... don't II* en iht Hoar when iludyino,, IOWA pewu * mm HItl jtJUl i tt HILLSDALE NEWS lltllsdulc Observes Harvest Honie Suinlay Sunday was Rally day and the annual Harvest Home. The weather was perfect and there were 42 out for Sunday school and more for church services. Uev. Carltou of Des Moines gave the morning, message. At noon a bountiful dinner was served Avith Mrs. Wayne Hilton in charge. At 2 p. m. a short program was presented. ' Kathleen Hilton gave the welcome and the group sang. Former residents gave short talks and Rev. Myers told how other countries gave thanks to God for their harvest. Rev. Carlton gave the afternoon address. The choir had a special number. Then the congregation sang "God be With You" and Hev. Myers dismissed the group with prayer. The church was decorated with vegetables, fruit and flowers, the dining room made gay with fodder and bittersweet. Look for this insignia Buy., your electrical appliances the 8A.FE way. You can always be sure of getting the best — and he sure of getting equipment backed by the nation's leading manufacturer of electrical appliances — by getting the QE insignia on the things you buy. 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