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^^ JStli flNSE j Established November 9, 1891 H, B. RJamusSen Editor aiid~ Publisher Rasmussen, Business Manager Entered M 2nd cla»» mollor at the post office »t Austin, Minnesota, under the act of March S, _ _ Issued Dally Except Sunday The Herald b as been for 67~yenrs~and still is a newspaper for Austin and community, fair and impartial to all, seeking always to promote the best interest of agriculture, labor and industry, catering to no demagogues and showing fav- j)ritism to no group, firmer individual. Member of the Associated Press The Associated Press is entitled excTusivciylo" the use for republication of all the local news printed In this newspaper as well as all AP news dispatches. To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life. — Romans 2:7. Without a belief in personal immortality, religion surely is like an arch resting on one pillar, like a bridge ending in an abyss. — Max Muller. A Basic Pride Quite a few who examine American life closely today wonder whether our people, generally speaking, take a sufficient pride in achievement. As a nation we continue to get high marks for ingenuity, resourcefulness, technical mastery. Yet there is evidence in a good many places that as individuals some Americans show little interest in, or respect for, solid accomplishment. Dr. James R. Killian, President Eisenhower's top scientific adviser, took note of this matter recently when he said Americans need to develop a higher regard for learning and a fuller pride in achievement. What counts, he said, is the importance Americans attach to the "factor of excellence" in our society. Disquieting signs exist that a lot of us don't worry nearly enough about excelling in the things we dp, whether it's running a business, making a product, trying a law suit, clerking in a store, holding down a government job, or keeping house. - There are at least a couple of things involved in this. One is how we as individuals feel about trying not simply to do what we may vaguely define as "our best," but to meet clear standards of excellence. If we do not think it is good or necessary to succeed by that test, then our pride of accomplishment is indeed sadly limited. The game of getting through the day, the week, and the month, of drawing pay for routine effort, is one that may lure us all at times. But nothing great was ever built "or sustained that way. The day -that becomes the American's general philosophy of life, the Russians can -lick us without firing a shot. The second thinrt is how we look uoon others who excel. Do we resoect them for their attainments? Or do we trv to downgrade and belittle them, to treat them with suspicion because they are "not like us"? If we should ever, as a people, seriously entertain the idea that to be super* ior in any endeavor is to be odd, to be deserving of scom and ridicule, then we might as well fold up our tents. For this world will prove too tough for us. More than ever, the race today is to the swift. We not only had better be swift, but if we wish to gain that end we had better learn to think well of those among us who already are. We're Still Staggered When you look at that new flag, it really hits home. Alaska, the 49th state, is no longer a proposed addition to the U. S. A. Its place in the union is a fact. Even with all the mental preparation we've had, this thing will still take some getting used to. Texas isn't the biggest state any more. Surely the statute of limitations must have run out on a lot of Texas jokes. California doesn't have the highest mountain in the country now, either. Mt, Whitey has to bow to Alaska's Mt. McKinley, some 6,000 feet higher. Alsaka, clearly, is going to steal the superlatives in many a field. Know any place colder? Perhaps the hardest adjustment is realizing that a mammoth area today, part of this country, is detached from the other 48 states by some 1,500 miles. Kind of like building a huge addition to your house at the back of your lot 100 yards from the main place. Just give us a little time, you Alaskans, and we'll digest this thing. After all, it's the biggest bite we've ever taken at once. Opinions of Others SHORTER WORK WEEK? White many Americana advocate still a shorter work week than the prevalent 40 hours spent on most professions and jobs, one European country's population refuses to cut down Its working hours. The industrious Swiss overwhelmingly rejected a recent move to give the government the right to reduce their weekly working hours from 48 to 44. They voted against the reduction by 586,188 votes to 315,910—a majority of 270,278. Their argument . . . was that the government would use the privilege to meddle in affairs that should be settled between workers and employers. There are many arguments on the advisability of a shorter work week in the United States. A four-day week, for example, would give Americans more leisure time. Proponents advance the theory that a shorter week would create employment for more persons. Conversely, a 32-hour week would create more problems for employers who would have to train the additional help. Certainly there is much to be said on the inefficiency which would result in such a transition . . . One argument which certainly seems valid is against a shorter work week for reasons of the soaring, cost of living. To cut the work week to four days would mean that the worker would have to be paid the equivalent wages of five days' work for only four days labor. At the same time the employer would be forced to raise the price of his products or commodities to meet the wag* Increases . . . Then there's the argument that many Americans already are blessed with too much leisure time. This theory merits full consideration. America's choice spot as a world power has been accomplished only through the hard work of our ancestors. — DAILY SUN (San Bernardino, Calif.) Never let man imagine that he can pursue a good end by evil means, without sin- ing against his own soul! Any other issue is certain.—-Robert Southey. 4 AUSTIN (Minn.) HERALD Monday, Jan. 12, 1959 POT POURRI YOU NOTICED in the curren issue of Life Magazine a picture of four Air Force members, each with a bare-foot forward, after being "footprinted"? The picture has local interest since the man a the extreme right is Airman 2-c Roger Deyo, son of Mr. and Mrs Emery Deyo 'who live on Austin Rt. 5. Deyo is the youngest mech anic in flying status at Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio. He and the three other men in the picture demonstrate the new sys tern which all airmen will even tually be footprinted as well &• fingerprinted for purposes of iden tification. Since airmen's feet often go unscathed in air disasters because they are clad in bulky fligh boots, footprints are probably evei more valuable than fingerprint! for identification purposes. LOOKING FOR a good pen pal? We have a letter from Toshiro Tabata, a 20-year-old student in Japan, who says he is anxious to correspond with people in thi area. He says: "I am writing this letter as I wish to make some friends in your country through, correspondence Don't you think it's a good idea if we would understand each oth er by exchanging some stamps cards or news and information a bout school life, daily activities or even world events? 'It was said that our Japanese world view is narrow. Maybe il is true. That's why in the past our fathers and mothers made many mistakes. But we youth want to associate with different people of different countries and widen our views." Toshiro adds that he is one of She tens of thousands of Japanese members of the Youth Council for international Contact, which has he purpose to promote good will and friendship throughout the world. His address: Mr. Toshiro Ta- tata, Sayo Ito, 2-5-2 Kamiyap Cho, Kitaku, Tokyo, Japan. Toshiro's command of English very good, judging from his etter, and correspondence with lim would probably be very interesting. He's inviting you to write. THIS IS the centennial year for >ne of Mason City's most famous citizens, Carrie Chapman Catt, he leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. Many today can still remember when the idea of women voting was hooted with derision — by women, as well as men — and the suffrage movement was a fav orite target of comedians and cartoonists. They can probably also remember, chanting as a child: I should worry, I should fret Lawrence Gives His Views on Tenure for Presidents By DAVID LAWRENCE WASHINGTON — Sen. Thomas C. Hennings, Jr., (jD-Mo.), has proposed a constitutional amendment which would do away with the two- term limitation and let a president be elected for as many terms as the people desire. This is a recognition at last that the two • term idea was a mistake, as many of us pointed out at the time it was proposed. But Sen. Hennings doesn't go far enough. The problem today is not how to Increase the influence of a president in his second term but how! to achieve a responsible system j Of party government so that thej American people can fix respon-j slbility at any time and turn out! the incumbents of both the execu-! tive and legislative branches simul-1 taneously. What America is suffering from; today is divided government. For; a period of eight years, the United States has not had the same party | in control of both houses of Congress as it has had in the White House. Solves Nothing To remove the two - term limitation on the presidency solves nothing. It would leave it to the people to decide in each case whether a' third term is desirable. Although] the Democratic party iu its 1912 j platform bad favored a single term for. presidents, Woodrow Wilson wrote, in February 1913, just before bf was inaugurated president, that four years was "too long • term for a president who is Imposed upon and does not lead" and that four years was sometimes "too short." ! Wilson leaned toward the pria-1 ciple of cabinet government, with direct responsibility to the people; M ISTaaaTSa and othr English-' speaking commonwealths. Sooner! or later, be predicted, the United i Stole* would have to find a way to hold the executive and the leg- ialaUv* branches together respon- •ibto to the people. i A* it is now, members of the must go before the people! $W9 ye*r| and face tht' f voters. Yet they may be blamed for the failures of a president who is a member of their party. The Chief executive himself, however, escapes any discipline by the electorate in midterm — he retains his full power to continue for two years amore the policies disapproved by the people in a Congressional election. Division Can Hurt Divided government in a crisis could bring a serious situation for America. In an atomic age it could slow up the action that should be taken promptly to avert a catastrophe. But even in peacetime the damage done by a divided government is considerable. Today the Democratic party is iu complete control of both houses of Congress by an overwhelming majority, but in the 1960 election the people will not be voting on (he record made by (he Democrats in Congress iu the next two years. The people will be voting for or against the record of the man in the White House, who happens to be a Republican, though (he legislative body on which he depends for the fulfillment of big program is of (he opposite party. How can responsibility for mistakes be clearly fixed under such circumstances? Another fault in the present system is that the Congressional and presidential elections must be held have been unstable. The Canadians, on the other hand, have maintained a continuous stability. The late MacKcnzie king served as prime minister of Canada for 21 years with but a brief inter- rupion. There was no cry of dictatorship, because at any moment he could have been voted out of office If the people go willed U. The Congress today operates as a separate entity, yet the minority party members claim the right to a share in the making of White House policy, while the majority party feels there is an obligation on the part of the president to "consult 1 with its committee leaders constantly. Stresses Weakness The leadership fight this week, moreover, in the minority party in the House and Senate, and the split in the majority party over what the rules governing debate in the Senate should be, together emphasize the weakness in the present system. For the American people have no opportunity to hold either party directly responsible for the important decisions made in these controversial matters. This correspondent has long believed that presidents should have legislative experience aiid be chosen from either house of Congress and that the men in I should marry a suffragette, If she should die, why I should cry, Then I would marry any other guy. Mrs. Catt died at the age of i8. If she had lived, she would lave been 100 this month. An interesting article in the Mason City Globe Gazette, tells about her association with this Midwestern area. Her family moved to Charles !ity, Iowa, when she was seven Mason City as principal of the ' high school. Her first speecli for ^Philadelphia suffrage was made in Marshall "My Word! Black Ink! Federal Md Cute NEA Service, Int. Labor Leaders Anxious for Bill to Curb Rackets By VICTOR RIESEL •.•» * • •»•-.•*•••• ..._««w__u Jk^»Wll.ln*V»lf 41* U £S\*A 0V1JCU ¥ A0IVI All I* J I am about to reveal one man's could have left unseen by other secret — and I hope he will for- doors, but they stayed as corre*. give me. But there is a new artist pondents crowded in to interview among us who paints strong, color- Rayburn on the new session, ful landscapes to escape the turn ult and tensions of the day. And tense, jam - packed days they -—"——j j*.«»« . f*Mwib>«t4. vtiA^ 0 HUltJ kt*\*V VHUV ATAViHlJJ YT dltlitV* m, KvvVl* are, for the artist, is Mr. Labor strong" anti • rackets law. Meany'a '-'—" " " physical presence was obvious cor himself, George Meany. My scouts report he does most of. ; his oil and brush work late at night. He has little time for painting in a day filled with problems ranging from telling off Anastas Mikoyan and Jim Hoffa to administering the intricate affairs of the world's most influential labor movement. So it surprised many observers last Monday to note that the daylight - burning Meany tore himself away from his national headquarters across from the White House. He rode through heavy traffic away across town to Congress for a mere 15 • minute talk with the boss of the House, Speaker Sam Rayburn, who can push laws through Congress mighty fast — if he wisiies. Persona? Visit Meany could have saved himself a much - needed hour simply by getting "Mr. Sam" on his private phone. Yet the leader of American labor joined his congres- « —---»*» *<ik* \f\Jllfcl CO' sional lobbyist, former Rep. Andy TOUR MONEYS WORTH' Health Doesn't Come Free By SYLVIA PORTER ... m hi wiu become ..... - "->•" *.^"is, onu uuapii.aia aiuncu, completely emcieni — me 10 ° f US must com P ete with industrial and size of a typical hospital bill to a bed patient need- commercial concerns to get the a typical American family would ......... ng medical care in 1959 — employe skills and everyone of us is a potential need, hospital case. If you do become a hospital patient this year .and If you don't have adequate Insurance against the soaring costs, you'll find the psychic shock of the bills to your pocketbook nerve almost as great as the physical shock of an operation to your body. For the cost of medical care as been skyrocketing in the past ew years, has risen far more than he overall cost of living. Measured by the official consumer price ndex, the cost of living has increased about 23 per cent since 1947-49. Simultaneously, the cost of medical care has jumped 44 per cent. Room Rates Doubled Hospital room rates have more than doubled. General practitioners' fees have climbed 39 per cent. Dentists' fees have gone up 34 per cent. Surgeons' fees have •isen 26 per cen ^ Only the pace of (he rise in transporlaton costs has topped the pace of the rise In nieili- cal expenses. The cost of medical care has gone up much more than the cost of food, housing, apparel, etc. If you have not been ill recent- y or had an enforced "rest" in /ears old. Upon graduation from " — "" *""" Iowa State College, she went to the hos P ital > vou ma y regard your \& n rtstn /"*Ii__ * . « _ .. SPlf OQ TnA "R t Ofiftv«al T?aeav*tTA Qnnl ;elf, as the Federal Reserve Bankit in a superb study of medical costs and the 1920 when ratification of the 19th amendment was completed, and —... *.{,«. n w.o tuauc ill iViarSHall- —-~™ «..« u*tv town, Iowa, in 1887. It was one value of nea ' tn insurance, "a sup of hundreds which were to follow erman — perpetual strength in until the dramatic moment in P er Petual motion," Costs Zooming „„„ „„;, tumyieiea, ana •^ u ' 1 even if y° u have escaped women were granted the right to the misfortune of a hospital ill Conviction that women should have the power to vote first came to her at the age of 13 when she was amazed to discover that while her father and hired man went to the polls, ther mother stayed home. At^one time early in her career, if Carrie did- national election if he is right or to turn him out of office if he is wrong. Time for Election The time ior an election is when- at stated dates. There is no op-j toe leadership positions in Con- portunity within the four-year term I S re *« should be iu line for the of a President to uphold him in a presidency. The Congress should —"—-' -'--" ' also be subject to removal at any time by the people but with stated elections otherwise to be held every two years. The cabinet should be made up of mem- ever a specific issue has arisen bers of the majority party in Congress. The whole plan would certain- which the people may wish to decide without the complicating dr- : — r — ..—- ^...... cumstances of concurrent state'ly tend to make both the Presi- elections. This is the most demo- • dent and members of Congress cratic method yet devised and, by more directly responsive than they means of it, parliamentary gov- j are today to the will of the voters eraments have managed to satis-: and would give the American peo- fy the public will. | p i e a much more direct voice in There are, of course, all kind* | their government. of jwrti*n»eutary systems and | (Copyright, 1859, New York Hersome, like the one in France, aid Tribune Inc.) ber n't quit talking about the time, no man would marry her. Later, she had the satisfaction of pointing out to her father that he was wrong twice in his prediction. Her first husband was j Lee Chapman, former Mason City I newspaperman. After his death she ; married George Catt, an engineer | and contractor. SOME DAY you may be riding ion highways covered with plastic-. The Shell Oil Co, announced it is having definite success with the development of a new super- tough plastic-and-asphalt concrete paving. First commercial application was made recently at San Francisco International Airport where three and a half acres of a new jet maintenance base received a i half-inch overlay of plastic pave- I ment. | The company says plastic pave- :ment is designed to meet the jet ! age — that is withstands the weight of new super bombers and passenger planes, withstands without damage the searing blasts from jet engine exhausts, and resists solvent action from spilled jet fuel and cleaning solvents. The new paving can be formulated in hot-mix asphalt plants and applied with conventional paving machines. The company claims its tests show it a natural for highway resurfacing where heavy traffic is encountered, and will materially reduce the thickness of paving needed for highway construction. have been rising, and hospitals staffed, completely efficient — the and talents they be a shock. The answer, then? The answer is, of course, health insurance. Right now, about 70 million people own insurance policies protecting them against hospital expenses. Right now, about 55 million subscribe to more than 80 Hospital costs have been zooming because their own "housekeeping expenses" have been increasing. As improvements in diagnosis and treatments have shortened the average stay of a patient, the average per day cost of handling a patient has gone up. The higher turnover in patients Increases a hospital's overhead, and the hospital's patients pay that overhead. Hospital costs have been climbing because our rapidly growing population is using more hospital services than ever before. Today the annual admission rate to hospitals is 12 per cent of our total population against 8 per cenf a generation ago. More Services Hospital costs have been rising because hospitals are offering more services than ever before — more diagnostic and treatment services, more private and semi-private accommodations, more out-patient service — and it costs money to perform all these new and ex panded functions. And actually, none of (he statistics I've quote tells the whole tale. For the official medical care Index measures price changes only of the same quantity and quality of items bought by clly families In 1947-49 — and WR're not buying the same quantity and quality of medical care as a decade ago. A patient may pay hundreds of dollars just for the use of a life-saving machine that wasn't even in existence in 1949. Again, to quote the Philadelphia Bank, "You can't pay bills Blue Cross Plans operating through the nation and in 1957, Blue Cross paid about $1 billion in hospital bills. But, M'hilc this represents ness, you surely are aware of the zooming costs of one and, although you agree with the Philadelphia Reserve Bank that "health isn't free," you surely have grumbled a few '.'whys" about the bills. Here therefore, are a few of the "whys": Hospital costs have been ballooning because salary and wage levels • 1 1 < < < < ? 1 i { ! 5 e c wiui iiiuex. numoers — ana although I can't prove it, I'm positive the rise in the cost of medical care averages out to a lot higher than 44 per cent. No Signs of Relief What's more, there are no signs whatsoever that the rising trend is ending. And even if it were ending — and all our hospitals were modernized, adequately Weather or No ACROSS 4 Organ parts 1 : .r,,i 5 Ship channel Answer to Previous Puzzle \» N t= » i e = A A T, TE s- *•'• R o > r A 5 ?? 1 U - N *•(= j<i> " S ' X Eer pi t> A N »•*' S warm*,- 6 Enzyme TgNA|T|oHelA/vlelelg S of -vind 9 Health resorl 12 Sea eagle 13 Region 14 Footlike part 15 Aardvarks 17 Silkworm ; 8 Crosses 1 9 Region of ancient Greece addition 24 Steal 27 Profound 29 Wading bird 52 Turkish decrees 54 Gully 86 Simplest 17 Take revenge !8 Aperture 19 Location 11 Lair 12 Males ;4 Decimal units 6 Run 19 Speak 3- tnow 6 Before 7 Toward the sheltered tide 7 Withered 8 Sample 9 Enthrall 10 Persian fairy 11 Continent l(i Whispers 20 Fleshy fruit 22 Birds' homes 31 24 Edges 33 25 Russian city :<5 26 Weather 41 device 4.' •J8 Talk idly 45 30 "Gloomv Dean" \l li IIS i J JF Ji, 4 9 Indian weight _ 0 Helen of Troy's mother DO\W 1 Dread 3 Italian river 3 Preposition % JJ * 5!) I/ U. 1 7T JS •" 1 ^ c. 1 T A i 5- 1 A. M U f J A" a, c «J T T r -• I N e E ii. SBf - i ' 0 b A R A 7 E S N !»• T T £ E j T 1 "'> • "" 1 1 t ^^ L *I •2 — 1 *. IT 4 = 51 S n tA •af a j=? 'y £ Observed 46 Is indebted Restrain 47 French father Thoroughfare 48 Far (prefix) Made Iwijjw 50 Story entries 51 Japanese Of birth - outcasts It shows 5:! Repose which wi>y fifi Garden thewindblows vegetable 5 s 15 ¥~ i ^ 15 iu 'ii 1 ft n 31 ^ 8 /i 3J 1J Al tt •"ft rf ? 1 U HI ID r r r r 5? )? great progress over the conditions of past decades, there still are immense gaps in the insurance, there still arc millions utterly without protection, (here still arc few who can financially survive a catastrophic physical illness. It is against this background that the demand is persisting that Congress help by developing what the Democratic Advisory Council called for only a month ago — a comprehensive "health insurance" program. (Distributed 1959 by The Hall Syndicate, Inc.) Biemiller, in a personal visit. They "Mr. Sam" said that the on- precedented visit sprang from th« fact that Meany wanted > "good, "What chance have these kids got? Even before they finish school, women lead 'em around!" My Answer By BILLY GRAHAM QUESTION — I recently saw a picture one scene of which was a minister with a dying friend. The friend asked for help because he was "afraid to die." All the minister (old him was not to be afraid, that death was just like' passing from semi-darkness into light. Is (hat all it is? — F. G. ANSWER - Not .having seen the picture to which you refer, I ...•w f *^vu« v i»w fTiuv;u juu J cJcr 1 — v..*- t wiv-ijv 11 au uui i uwcu can only say that what one would throu e h the embankment of a can- say to dying person would depend largely whether that person was a Christian or not. For the Christian, death is but a transition from this world into the presence of Christ where we will be for ! all eternity. For the unbeliever on the other hand, death becomes ;a terrible realization that the One who has been rejected is actually the Lord of Glory. The time we spend in this world is infinitesimal compared witii eternity. As God gives us the deaths, and death of the body and an eternal separation from God in a place Jesus called Hell. Remember, I did not say this — it is the clear and inescapable teaching of the Bible. 3 Minutes By JAMES KELLER ONE LITTLE RAT One little rat caused a dike to collapse in England recently. After the rodent had burrowed robation of Rayburn's sudden attention to labor bills in the hourg before the Congressmen themselves had begun trying their new offices for size. Why all this maneuvering? Th* answer is in the strategy devised at a meeting of a ipecial four- man AFL-CIO steering committed appointed by labor's high command to meet head • on the whol» problem of racketeering befor« it tore labor apart, Want Anti-Rackets Bill The four - man group — Meany, Walter Reuther, George Harrison and Al Hayes — met last on Dec, 16. The report is they decided to tell their political partners thai! they wanted an anti - rackets bill brought up and pushed through early in the session. They wanted a law on the books. Then i* would be up to the authorities to prosecute. Once the law is there for all to see, the labor leaders plan to tell the McClellan Committee to fold its tenacious probes and silently go away. The labor leaders feel they just can't take another full year of scandal - tainted headlines. True, most of the exposures ripped the lid off Teamster locals but the public wasn't exactly reading it that way. The storie* of the looting of treasuries and multi - billion dollar welfare fund* hit the headlines with punching- bag rhythm. For more than two years now, there has been no union organizing. For over two years crime has replaced virtually all else as conversation pieces and conference agenda inside labor. Ike Keen on This On« Like all strategies, this one has some fuzzy details because t h * other side has some ideas of its own. The other side is not exactly inconsequential. Facing the president of the AFL-CIO is tho President of the United States. Eisenhower is keen on this on*. As the President's opinions «r» translated by his labor aide da camp, Jim Mitchell, they add up to three big differences with organized labor -. meaning t h e r « will be one big fight in Congres*. First, the President wants a very detailed system of union financial accounting of all funds written into the new laws. Furthermore, the President wants his secretary of labor to have governmental subpena power to demand such an account* ing and to back up the right to examine all books. Labor will fight this. Secondly, the White House want* a law forbidding more than racket, eering. The administration wants a bill which would cut the power of unions, such as the.Teamsters, by banning the use of organizational pickets in front of plants in which they have no members. And thirdly, the White Hou»« wants to wipe out the secondary boycott — which punishes a firm doing business with a struck firm. When you hear the noise, you can bet this is what they'll be ba^ tling over for months. (Distributed 11959 by Hall Syndicate, Inc.) (AH Rights Reserved) BARE FACTS COSHOCTON, Ohio (ffl — An «cape from the county jail her* may have been more embarrass, ing for the escaper than for his jailers. They said he fled whilt taking a shower. 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But God is and that al, water began seeping through Slowly but surely, the original trickle became a sizable stream. Soon one bank collapsed and a — ». u «L,, a , „,., 40-foot break-through let the water Ouc Vear "''.'.'.','.'.'.','.'.'. u.iio pour out in torrents. JVIAIL—ALL OTHKR ZONKS Three million gallons of water j escaped: the canal was drained!^ for 7 miles; more than a millionjoucvear opportunity to hear the Gospel and to believe we should take that opportunity, accepting Christ as Saviour and Lord and then living for Him. When death comes, the glories of Heaven will be ours. As I have said in a previous column, if we are born twice we can only our physiial birth, which all have experienced! then there is the new birth (spoken of as being born again >, when we accept Christ. Jesus said: "Ye must be born is what counts. "To them iliat love God. all things work together iuik> good."' i Romans 8:28) Inspire me to see iu the small- again." 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