The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan on October 26, 1939 · Page 8
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THE OPEN FORUM THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. . __ Readers are invited to use this column to express their Ideas upon VBVUC ancstloni and topics of general interest. Letters printed under Oun hcaduig will be understood to represent the opinion of the individual „ Wntor nttHer than that of The News. Letters involving racial or religion! If* fii™iIS,*F?,^»?l,C :l 'f onal attacks will not be accepted. All communication; K SHOULD NOT EXCEED 200 WORDS and must be signed by the nam am i address of the writer. rlf>r-i i his viewpoint. We doubt that Mr. Ferris or anyone else will have further occasion to brhig up the same matter. If he does, mere will br -rounder over fhe News office and it won't be only from him.) FreesojjL I bclieve that this kind or neutral- ndvcd con 'll y - win cause Gei ™any to cease to !he^a?Ste Mem I ! B ™ kin iil«¥lnV^iT"Vhp""hn«nH'nr'« : iiri\V tS T ;icnce in the Woi 'ld war Germany ™mc fiini-i • hasplla! dllve ' ^founcl tliat it could not defeat a was thinking in mv own mind ', ..nibm-if inn ,,r Trm-in,-,^ TP,.,,,^ what a coincidence it was that \" bt cUtei S atS ' these two worthy projects .should :*'"-£ \ nr- presidenrs oninion the be under way at the same time ' re ,\ „,, ofp ,i 1( "Pinion tin. nnrl fVint T.,|1«,, din,, „ ,.„ «,^,« i*'-J-'»> 11 Ui 1,111. Robert McMantis, English instructor in the Freesoii high school, was absent from school i Tuesday, because of illness. [ Seven hundred and fifty ; Norway nine trees •'•'ere nlant- ed on the high school grounds Tuesday by a group of boys. Repairs on the Methodist church chimney were iriade Tuesday. , Rev. &. n. jttayie attended a Methodist district meeting in Traverse City Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bruesch and family visited in Ludington Tuesday evening. Mrs. Walter Fugufe and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Halberg and family of Ludington visited the Joseph Mulinix home on Sunday. . . | Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Maynard and sons of North Free- soil were Monday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Tubbs. Walhalla Mrs. Mary Newing, Arzie Newing, Mrs. Esther Bacon. Miss Virginia Olson and Irvin Bacon, all of Flint, were week-end guests of THURSDAY, OCT. 26, 1939. Mr. and Mrs. Ora Smith at their cottage at Long lake. Al. Marzolf of Grand Rapids was a week-end guest of his brother, J. w. Marzolf. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Smith and daughters, Donna and Betty, of Ouster, were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Verle McKenzie. Mr. and Mrs. George Adams of Ludington and Mr. and Mrs. Clare Adams of Fountain were visitors at the Ora Smith cottage at Long lake Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Ida Smith and William Smith left Monday afternoon for Three Rivers. The Paris fish hatchery planted 1,000 large and small mouth bass in Long lake recently. Darr School Tom Smith of Grand Rapids visited the Smith farm Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gunberg and daughter, Mona, of Ludington, were Sunday guests at the Albert Surrarrer home. Mrs. Mike Bolek has been very ill. Mrs. Fred Ewald and brother- in-law Byron Ewald, of Amber, were Sunday afternoon visitors at the H. L. Darr home Mrs Ewald will leave- soon to join her husband in Montana. In England there is a penalty of five yeai^s penal servitude for cutting down a tree on another person's land under terms of a statute passed in 1861. cbjncidence arises in the fact that a'jgrbup of citizens is raising fUnds J to erect a suitable niem- Otial to honor Father Marquette. a man who died 2C4 years ago. While another group of citizens ls,raising money to erect a modern, hospital for the benefit of all who are living today. ^Father Marquette, whose inciu- oty is to be honored, was possibly the'-.first white man to set eyes on the ground where the city of the war and to a slate of affairs in | The other group in :gross seems to seek a neutrality that will isolate us from aiding ; either side and in that way keep : us out of war. Their declaration j of no entanglements with Europe's warring nations seems to ! be a sound policy. But is it? | Their way may keep us out of ! the war directly, but u by our lot be afrai toeV ejrected on the authentic tieathsite of this noble young i Jesuit priest, missionary and ex- i plqrer who passed away at the ! age of 38 and who left his foot- j prints so indelibly imprinted in : the entire Great Lakes region, I lh$n known as the Northwest j Territory. This beloved man lived ' less than 10 years on the North j American continent, having ar- : rived at Quebec from his home .' in France to take up his mission I work in 1666 at the age of 29. He j difed on the shore of Lake Mich- I igan in 1675. With the exception i of-General LaFayette, his ilhis- i trious countryman, he is possibly j the most' respected and honored j man to set foot on the American ' cqhtinent. The homage and respect paid to'this fearless explorer by all familiar with his career after 264 instrates that man of great - wi ' : '-- ' continent will be accelerated and !j will engulf most of Europe. Then, when our position as a world power is again at stake, we will be forced to enter and war in all its fury will continue until one side or the other gives up. What course this nation should take—the president's or the strict neutralitists—-is impossible of correct answer now, but by the only criterion we have, that, of past experience, then we should follow the adage of "An ounce of prevention, being worth a pound of cure" and the president's way- would be a good choice Thank you. RUDOLPH ANDERSON Ludington. j COMPLAINT I EDITOR. THE NEWS: ; I wish to call your attention to '• a news item on the front page of : your paper, dated Oct. 25, 1939. ; in which you tell of a young man a lifetime of 60 iaafri.» complished ,iff ffiSSffffi Raised bTSdbutiSnsrom afl e to way of ac„ .„, is being car- Tied out in connection with the new hospital that is being erected and that every citizen in the county as well as in the entire employer of the person You do not state when a John ?.sted for disturbing- the peace, drunken driving or anv psons,...Atkinsons, Weyen- Walhalla. G. H. YOUNG. NEUTRALITY EDITOR, THE NEWS: What is neutrality? The dictionary defines a neutral as one who is unbiased and as one who takes no part on either side in a contest. The first part of the definition would leave very few neutrals to be found among- the people in this country in regard to the warring nations abroad. If we think that Germany is wrong in seizing Poland and Czecho-Sloyakia, then we are biased against Germany and at least in spirit are not neutral The newspapers and the radio are at present very busy in bringing to the people the opinions of our president and our congressmen in respect to what our country's neutrality policies should be The president and one group of congressmen want to be neutral in action but not in spirit. In my opinion, they believe that Germany j s wrong and therefore the United States should aid France and England, not by becoming an actual ally fnd fighting, but by means that indirectly will aid them and will at the same time indicate to Germany that we do not favor their actions. The president and his group _ total employees are no more i than are en-pioyed on the five •carierries now running. Why give the general run of carferry employees a bad name for the offense of one or two who miss step? is it fair? : I note that for years and years (he carferry employees are .solicited both at home and on the boats for The Salvation Army, ' Red Cross and now for the new hospital. They are good enough to b,e asked for donations but not good enough to prevent from being given a black eye before the public. Most of the carferry employes jure law-abiding, respectable citizens of Ludington or vicinity own or rent homes and spend money Ireely helping support Ludington's .stores, banks, etc but such items as the one referred to will make many of us discontinue subscribing or buying The Daily News. J. H. FERRIS. 303 North Rowe street. (Editor's Note; Mr. Ferris is absolutely right. We agree with him. 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