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Ruthless, Money-Grabbing Lot— How White Traders Rob the Red Man (Last of a series) TOHATCHI, Ariz. (NEA) There are over 100 white traders federally licensed to sell groceries and goods inside the Navajo Indian Reservation. A few of them are sadistic. Some of them are dishonest. Many of them are thoroughly despised. They are, in general, a ruthless, money-grabbing lot who have for years overcharged and underserviced their patch-pocketed clientele. The list of their misdeeds is a tragic affront to fundamental decency. Some examples: An Indian boy who ran up a $4 bill at one trading post here was confronted for immediate payment. When he said he didn't have the money he was beaten, knocked down, kicked and left bleeding in the dirt. A man who lost his job asked a trader if he could stall a payment on his truck until he found other employment. The trader hit him with a chain, resold the truck and sued the Navajo for the former balance due. A fast-talking book salesman sold a set of used encyclopedias to an illiterate Navajo woman whose oldest child was six. The books were appraised for $50. The woman signed a contract for $150. There are worse cases, some unprintable. It has been going on for a century at this reservation and it is going on right now. Families who make $100 a month arc buying eggs for 95 cents a dozen, gas for 50 cents a gallon, and hamburger for 79 cents a pound. Indians object, naturally, but protests are useless. In mostfi' cases Navajos are totally dependent on white traders for their very existence. In the remote regions here, trading posts are monopolized community centers. The trader is the only merchant, the only postmaster, the only buyer of cattle and handicrafts and the only pawnbfoker. He gives credit on welfare and Social Security checks. When the checks arrive each month in his post office, he lets the recipients touch them only long enough to endorse. Then they all go into the traders till. When a check doesn't cover a bill, a Navajo trades in jewelry, rugs or wool and receives, on the average, 20 to 40 per cent less than value. If the Indian complains, he is banished from the siore. Such banishments, moreover tiardly worry the trader. One Indian more or less makes little imes Herald, Carrol), la. Friday, Nov. 24, 1967 difference to most of them. Some of the merchants on the reservation ring up $500,000 worth of receipts annually. "As usual," say the Navajos, 'only the Indian suffers." On the surface of it, actually, the suffering seems unnecessary. The land, after all, is Indian land and therefore it should be simple enough to outlaw white traders and then set up all Navajo grocery posts. But it isn't that simple. Not nearly. Explains tribal official Leona Cole: "One trouble is that most Navajos aren'jt capable of handling their own"businesses. We've had a number of them try to set up shops, but few have suceed- ed. "I suppose in part it's because the Navajo philosophy is basically noncompetitive. They are slow and easy-going. They are not scramblers. So, unfortunately, their record in the business world hasn't been good." Indeed not. In 100 years of trying, the Navajos haven't developed enough locally owned establishments to fill up a small shopping center. And it's not because the stores aren't needed. The reservation is 25,000 square miles in area and critically wanting for 100 more gas stations, 60 more restaurants, 40 more markets and 90 more laundries. "But it takes money and it takes initiative," says Miss Cole. And she admits sadly that most Navajos are lacking in both resources. Part of the fault for this, cer tainly, can be traced to U.S. miscalculations. The Washington policy of paternalism has long stifled normal Navajo drive and replaced it with torpidity. Government schooling has been especially guilty. They teach sights and sounds of modern living, but fail miserably to equip Indian youngsters o assume an active part in the 20th century. Government handouts have also contributed, indirectly, to the enduring situation. Since 1868 federal money has been used primarily to keep Indians alive rather than make them self-sufficient and independent. Thus it is for the Navajo. He was confused and defeated by free enterprise 100 years ago and in a very real sense he is still confused and defeated by free enterprise today. His lot remains impossible. "All we've done in the past century," says one Navajo sadly, "is create an unfortunate hybrid. An Indian who is educated enough to know he's in bad shape, but not educated enough to do much about it." t 'Vft"/: V^sPPS: -- 5 * X V - v \ .* X"'**&•<'" ,' , , ?';<Sfif#'^ "4 X V 2? ,.u % -.\'\ * , ' '•"'«% "' ' '' i'"" ,^"' ^ j ?"• * .• "• ^tf" "" ^'^•''' / ' #• x^' ' >-> <' ^ A ' i Families That Make $100 a month . . . and live in homes like this are often duped into signing contracts that keep them broke forever. Joint Meeting for Manning Clubs (Times Hernia wows Service) MANNING — A joint meeting of the Woman's and Zetetic Clubs was held at the Manning City Library Monday evening. Mrs. Fredda Hinz, librarian, gave a "Look at Books", in which she displayed and reviewed many of the c u r r e n t books now available to patrons of the library. Refreshments were served by Lenore Jensen and Hazel Meyers of the Zetet- ic Club; Gladys Schmidt and Harriet Gross of the Woman's Club. Hilda Petersen was hostess to the Birthday Club at her home Saturday evening. Antonia Hinz was a guest outside the club. Marie Kinney won high at cards; Lola Livingston, second. Mrs. George Peters, Mrs. Orla Peters, Mrs. Ed Knaack, Mrs. Herman Frahm, Mrs. Ben D. Joens and Mrs. Merlin Struve attended the 40th birthday anniversary of the Denison Wa-tan-ye Club Monday evening, Nov. 20. A d i n n e r was served 'to Wa-tan-yans from Denison, Manning, Fort Dodge and Carroll in the Denison Lutheran Church. Panel Discussion at Mariners Club (Times Herald News Service) MANNING - Glen Jensen, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wiese and Mrs. Bob Hudson took part in a panel discussion of "Our Church, What We Expect from It and What We Can Contribute to It" at a meeting of the Mariners Sunday evening at the Presbyterian Church. The program followed a business session conducted by Mrs. Willis Hill, first mate. William Opperman led devotions. A r e p o r t was made on the UNICEF party, for which the Manning Creamery contributed milk. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Tank were elected pursers for the coming year; Mr. and Mrs. Hudson will be log-keepers; Mr. and Mrs. Jensen, first mates; Mr. and Mrs. Hill, skippers. Officers will be installed in January. Chefs were the Bill Sibbels and Sam Wieses. The Junior High Fellowship of the Presbyterian Church met Sunday evening. Curtis Stribe gave a Thanksgiving devotion; and the lesson on the "Offertory" was presented by Paul Hargens and Steve Mohr. Supper was served to the group by Mrs. John Edgerton and Mrs. William Volquartsen. New Musical Seems Sure to Be a Hit By BOB THOMAS (AP Movie-Television Writer) LOS ANGELES (AP) -The stage is bare except for a pair of baby spotlights which Robert Goulet focuses on a bouquet of flowers. He snaps the shutter of his camera, and the image of the bouquet flashes in full color on a screen at the back of the stage. He chooses another angle, Churches Welcome You to Services Sunday TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH 9th and Adams Streets Carroll, Iowa Theodore H. Kampman, Vicar Mrs. K. K. Holley, Organist Sunday- Sunday next before Advent 7:15 a.m. Holy Communion 11 a.m. Morning Prayer and Sermon, Jeff Beneke, Server; Church School; Coffee hour in undercroft, Mrs. Kampman, hostess. Wednesday— 7:15 a.m. Holy Communion IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Lidderdale, Iowa M. J. Ludwig, Vacancy Pastor Messrs. A. L. Daenzer and Leslie Lase, Teachers Sunday— 8:30 Communion Service 9:45 Sunday School and Bible Class 7:30 A.A.L. Meeting in Fellowship Hall Monday— 8:00 Sunday School teachers Wednesday— 8:00 .Fellowship Club Thursday— 8:00 Choir Rehreasal Sunday, Dec. 3— 8:00 Worship Service 9:45 Sunday School and Bible Class 7:30 Installation Service ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH A Church of The Lutheran Hour 19th and N. Highland Dr. Carroll, Iowa Harold W. Kieck, Pastor Arno Sundermann, Frank Knutzen, Organists Saturday- No confirmation classes or Junior Choir Sunday— 8:00 a.m. Morning Worship 9:15 a.m. Sunday School and Bible Classes 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Monday— 6:30 p.m. The Finance Board Wednesday— 7:00 p.m. The Senior Choir 8:00 p.m. Circle Board Listen to "The Lutheran Hour" every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. on KCIM. Listen daily to "Portals of Prayer" on KCIM at 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. We cordially i n v i t e you to worship with us. ASSEMBLY OF GOD 1002 N. Main St. Carroll, Iowa Rev. Maxine Rogers, Pastor Sunday— 10 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Morning Worship 7:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service Wednesday— 7:30 p.m. Mi<5-Week Service I Thank You Dear God: request. No names of friends for you to bless— Because I think that even you Might sometimes like a prayer that new; Might like to hear somebody pray Who has no words, but thanks to say; Somebody satisfied and glad For all the joys that he has had, And so I say again, "I thank you, Lord." FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 927 North Carroll Street Carroll, Iowa Rev. Allan Peterson, Pastor Mrs. Charles Ryan, Organist Miss Kris Evans, Asst. Organist Sunday— 9:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Devotions by the pastor, KCIM, Carroll 9:00-a.m. Sunday Church School 9:00 a.m. Adult Bible Class 10:30 a.m. Church Service with The sermon preached by the pastor. Special music by Miss Kris Evans. Cry-Room and attended Nursery available during the worship hour. All are welcome to worship God with us. 6:00 p.m. Sundays after Masses or at 2:00 p.m. or by appointment HOLY SPIRIT PARISH Carroll, Iowa V. Rev. Leo F. Lenz, V.F. Pastor Rev. John Thomas; Rev. Jerome P. Cosgrove, Assistant Pastors Masses— 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. Sunday Masses at St. Joseph Church 6, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 12 noon Sunday Masses at SS. Peter and Paul Church 7:15 a.m. Weekday Masses at St. Joseph Church 6:15 and 8 a.m. Weekday Masses at SS. Peter and Paul Church 8:45 Sunday School and Bible Class 10:00 Divine Worship God willing, ' Pastor Nordmeyer of Watertown' will preach the sermons in both congregations 2:00 Children's Christmas practice 7:00 Walther League Monday— 7:30 The Finance Board Tuesday— 7:30 S.S. Teachers meeting Wednesday- Si 45 Jr. and Sr. Classes 9:00 The movie "Martin Luther" will be shown in the church This is the same POTLUCK SUPPER and FAMILY NIGHT PROGRAM. Hosts: UPW Circle No. 4. Program by Leo and Helen Loxterkamp Monday- Si 30 p.m. Girl Scout Troop 124 Tuesday- Si 30 p.m. Girl Scout Troop 70 Wednesday— 7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir rehearsal 8:00 p.m. Sunday Church School staff meeting Junior Choir Re- Today I thank you.' kneel to say "I For once my prayer holds no Saturday— 9:30 a.m. hearsal Sunday Dee. 3— Advent Sunday. Lighting of the first candle in the Sanctuary Advent Wreath. Holy Communion Service ST. LAWRENCE CHURCH 1607 North West Street Carroll, Iowa Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry B. Karhoff, Pastor Revs. James C. McAlpin and Eugene Walding, Assistant Pastors Masses- Sunday 6:00, 7:30, 9:00, 10:30, 12:00 noon. Weekday Masses 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 a.m. Frist Friday Masses— 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. Confessions- Saturdays, before Holy days, on Thursdays before First Fridays — 2:30 to 5:30 and 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.; before week day Masses Baptisms— FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Carroll, Iowa 1620 N. Adams Rev. D. Merle Hill, Pastor Mrs. Bruce Fuller, Church Secretary E. A. Vaatveit, John Erickson Chancel Choir Directors Roger Hansen, Junior Choir Director Mrs. Don Severin, Organist Mrs. Robert Malone and JoEllen Severin, Assistant Organists Sunday- Si 15 and 10:30 a.m. Family Worship services. Sermon title "Victory Sunday". D. Merle Hill, Pastor, will deliver the sermon at both services. Marvin Larson will be Worship Leader. A nursery is provided at the 10:30 a.m. service. Parents with small children may worship in the Youth Center at both services 9:15 a.m. Church School 5:00 p.m. Jr. High MYF 6:00 p.m. Sr. High MYF Monday— 3:45 p.m. Brownies 8:15 p.m. Board of Trustees Tuesday- Si 45 p.m. Jr. Girl Scouts Saturday- Practice for Church School Christmas program 9:30 a.m. Pantomine group movie of some 15 years ago which was shown in theatres throughout the Christian world Thursday— 7:30 Adult Information Class GRACE BIBLE CHURCH Glidden, Iowa William Clevenger, Pastor Sunday— 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship 7:30 p.m. Evening Worship Wednesday— 7:30 p.m. Bible study and prayer meeting and narrator, grades 4, 5, 6 10:00 a.m. 4 and 5 year olds 10:30 a.m. Grades 1, 2, 3 Teachers are asked to be present also ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Saturday- No Confirmation Classes Sunday— 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Sunday School Monday— 7:30 p.m. Church Council meeting PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH Glidden, Iowa M. J. Ludwig, Pastor Saturday— 1:30 Lidderdale Classes Sunday- Si 30 The Lutheran Hour over KCIM 8:30 Divine Worship with Communion at Lidderdale FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Scranton, Iowa Robert Mix, Pastor Saturday- No Confirmation Classes Sunday— 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Worship Service ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH South Fifth Avenue Coon Rapids, Iowa Rev. M. P. Mueller, Pastor Saturday— 9:00 a.m. Senior Confirmation Class 10:00 a.m. Junior Confirmation Class Sunday— 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Worship Service Tuesday— 7:30 a.m. ALCW General Meeting Wednesday— 8:00 p.m. Bethel Series Thursday— 8:00 p.m. Church Council meeting FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Coon Rapids, Iowa Rev. Mark C. Sullivan, Minister Sunday— 1st Sunday of Advent 9:30 a.m. Church School 10:45 a.m. Worship Service 5:00 p.m. Junior High MYF 5:30 p.m. Senior High MYF ARCADIA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Arcadia, Iowa Rev. Clarence Newquist, Breda, Pastor Harlan Flink, Lake View Lay Minister Sunday— 9 a.m. Morning Worship Services 10 a.m. Sunday School Rev. Newquist, pastor of Wheatland Presbyterian Church, conducts services the second Sunday of each month, with the lay minister, Harlan Flink, conducting services on the other Sundays. ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH Arcadia, Iowa Rev. Edward F. Heinicke, Interim Pastor Sunday— 9:00 a.m. Sunday School and Bible Classes 10:00 a.m. Divine Worship SACRED HEART CHURCH Templeton, Iowa Rt. Rev. Msgr. A. W. Behrens, Pastor Rev. Kenneth Seifried, Associate Pastor Masses— 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Sunday Masses 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. Weekdays 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. Holy day Confessions— On the hour 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Vigils of Holy days, as well as First Fridays. Baptisms— At the convenience of parishioners takes the photo, and it appears on the screen. Then he substitutes a rose and photographs it. The image of the rose lights up the stage. Thus the imaginative opening scene of "The Happy Times," a new musical having its formal opening at the Ahmanson Theater of the Music Center this week after a week's delay because of technical problems. It was worth the wait. The show seems certain to add one more hit to the perfect string of musicals directed and choreographed by Gower Champion. The show is derived from the Broadway comedy of the same name which in turn came from a book by Robert L. Fontaine. The setting is a small French- Canadian town to which a successful photographer returns for a visit with his uninhibited family. The screened flashes of his photographs are carried through the show with marvelous results, adding beauty to the otherwise stark setting and providing warm evocation of memory. The show opens at. New York's Broadway Theater Jan. 2. Making his first return to Broadway since his sensational debut in 1960 with "Camelot," Goulet has a role ideally suited to his talents. As the wayward son Jacques, he creates a character that is warm and robust. Composer John Kander and lyricist Fed Ebb have provided songs he can belt, notably the title tune and "Being Alive." David Wayne occupies costar billing as Grandpere Bonnard, the unreconstructed patriarch who collects photos of naked women and courts a nearby widow. He provides humor and spice and is made up for an indeterminate age, possibly as a sexagenarian. Of equal importance to the plot is Bibi Bonnard, the boy who seeks to follow the footsteps of a dashing uncle. He is played with amazing stage presence by Mike Rupert, a student at nearby San Marino High School, who sings, dances and looks like a teen-age Ray Bolger. The weak link in the cast is Willie Burke, through no fault of hers. She is a lovely aotress with a fine voice, but her role as the schoolteacher-sweetheart of Jacques lacks the" definition of the colorful Bonnards. FALL FATAL WAUKON (AP) — Emil Hanson, ,53, injured Thursday when he fell from a horse on his farm* northeast of here, died later in the day at a LaCrosse, Wis., hospital. Churchwomen Pack Yule Boxes AUBURN — Christmas boxes for servicemen of the United Presbyterian Church were packed by the 21 members of the Merry Marthas of the church who met at the farm home of Mrs. Keith Kent. Mrs. Carl Bruns led in devotions and Mrs. Kenneth Finley gave "A Different Kind of Thanksgiving" as the program. Mrs. Leo Brinker and Mrs. Zillah Spafford had charge of entertainment. Mrs. Kent and her co- hostess, Mrs. J. L. Hanks, served refreshments. Mrs. Emil Fetsch entertained the G. N. Club at her home Tuesday afternoon. Pinochle was played at two tables, with Mrs. Herman Schelle, Mrs. E. A. Heim, Mrs. Catherine R e i 1 i n g, Mrs. John Van Lent and Mrs. Ed Reiman winning prizes. Refreshments were served. Mr. arid Mrs. Edwin Ellerbrock and family, Mrs. Mary Ellerbrock and Joe Elsasser, Auburn, and Mrs. Helen Andrews, Lake City, were entertained at dinner Sunday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lenus Schulte and family at Carroll. The birthdays of Mrs. Mary Ellerbrock and her grandson, Jim Ellerbrock, were observed. Mrs. Grace Barto entertained Read the Want Ads the Amity Club at her home Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. F. L. Barto was an additional guest. Bridge was played at two tables. Winners were Mrs. F. L. Barto, Mrs. Selma Buttolph and Mrs. Anna O'TooI. Refreshments were served. Buy Bonds where you work. AID workers do. Monday— 7:00 p.m. Father-Son Banquet Reverend Robert Barnett, Assoc., Pastor at Perry Methodist Church, will speak Wednesday— 9:00 a.m. Prayer Group Thursdays' p.m. Activities Hour 7:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal ST. ROSE OF LIMA CHURCH Denison, Iowa Rev. Jerome B. Koenig, Pastor Rev. Dale Reiff, Asst, Pastpr Masses: Sundays— 7, 9 and 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. Weekdays— 8:15 a.m. Holiday Masses— 7 and 9 a.m. and 6 and 8 p.m. Confessions: Saturdays— 4 to 5 and 7 to 8 p.m. THE WHEATLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH "A Friendly Church in a Friendly Community" 4 J /4 miles West of Breda, Iowa Clarence W. Newquist, Pastor Saturday— 9:00 a.m. Communicant Class I 10:00 a.m. communicant class II Sunday— 9:30 a.m. Church School 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Sermon: Worship! What is it? The Junior High Choir will sing the Anthem Thursday— 7:30 p.m. Bible Study Group A Hearty Welcome Awaits You at All Services COME AND WORSHIP GOD WITH US American public health specialists work in Pakistan—for America and for mankind. Health and sanitation- advisors for AID (Agency for International Development) have inoculated hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis against cholera, and have helped train many in modern prac- Savings Plan where yo« wodc. You'll walk a bit taller. Nevr Freedom Shares Now, when you join the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Montb Plan, you are eligible to purchase the new type U.S. Sayings Notes—Freedom Shares. They pay 4.14% when held to maturity or just 4y 2 years. Get all the facts where you work or bank. US. Savings Bonds, new Freedom Shares AID employees undergo personal discomfort often. Because they care. And because they care about America, many of them also purchase U.S. Savings Bonds. Do you care? Invest in America and youc future by buying Bonds where you bank, or joining the Payroll The U.S. Government dote not pay for this odvfrtiaemtnt. It it yrtttntul at a pubiia tervicv in eooperativ* with the Traaiury Dtportm»9t a»d Tht A4»»rlMi»a

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