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II Gg .teaburfl, RflflUtar'^ij^^jtoburfl^ H.f. Wednesday, June 27,1973 Media Group tflum Picnic 0n Aug, 6 MiJDlA — Media Community 01% wiemlbeire, t/t a meeting Jume- 21 at Media- United Pfes- bytofian Ohtaidi, sdteduited the group 's (annua! pionfc lor Aug. 8 laifc 0 p.m. aft the stmngtast Pmk shelter. Mrs. Marguerite Howell, Vales Cttty, fa spending a lew days vfcswJng Mrs. ©Won White. House guesite last week ait the F. H. Gmhiaim home were Mr. and Mm. G. L. Chewning, Mr. and Mfs. Norfoert Mueller, Cory and Kelly, and Stephen drowning, all of Corpus Christi, Tex. Mrs. Jasper Shoemaker joined Mms, Quite Ferguson, Colusa, MM had Greewwiay and Ernest Ferguson of Peoria, and Miss June Ferguson, Belvidere, at Nmvoo tar a 1 birthday dinner June 23 In honor of Mtas Ferguson. Wins, h&o (iPoge) Sullivan, Denver, Colo., is visiting with heir sisteavfoi-ilaw and family, Mr. and IMrs. (Penny Heap and other ifolendis and relatives in tihe area. She arrived June 22. iMr. and Mm. Carl Shelton and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley/Walker amended a Mediia-Wever High School 1953 class reunion ait <Jhe Macomb Holiday Inn June 23. Miss Mary Ann Davis will be at (Lake Calhoun near Galva for five weeks as assistant director of a Camp Fire GMs camp. She is the diatigibter Of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis. Alums at Alexis Choose Officers During Banquet Al/EXIS — Mrs. Harriet Reynolds was elected president of ilihe Alexis High School Alumni Assn. dinting itfte organization's annual banquet June 23 ait the high school. About 115 meimbens and guests attended. Other new officers are Mrs. Karen Olson, vice president; John K. Elder, secretary, and Don Hall, ftraasurer. (Don Hai, aisisocitttlon president, welcomed members of the Class olf 1973 Into the association. Members who were graduated more than 10 years ago and who tave never missed a banquet were honored. They included Mrs. John (Anna Belle Shar*; er) Elder, Mrs. Howard (Joan Eider) Sporry, Mrs. Roy (Sheila Devlin) Pres 'Siley, Hall and Mrs. (Barbara Weight) Hall. Michigan Family Visits Little York LITTLE YORK — Rev. and Mrs. Ted Grandqulst, Tim and Sue, Rapid River, Mich., were guests June 22 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Simpson. Also visiting the Simpsons were Joyce Patterson and Jasper Lloyd, both of Reynolds. Congress Holds Trade Deal Trump Card By JOHN HALL WASHINGTON (UPI) - tentien foreign leaders: American summit has humps. At- The two Washington Window Leonid I. Brezhnev, general secretary of the Communist party, climbed both of them when he was here. Ho spent most of his time on the mountain with President Nixon, which is where foreign leaders ordinarily do business in the United States. But Brezhnev also spent an extraordinary 3% hours with representatives of Congress— and that is the second hump in the summit. Congress has given away a lot of power to the executive branch in foreign policy, but it still holds the trump card on Brezhnev's desire to sell Soviet goods in the American marketplace. He can sell practically nothing if Congress does not approve a bill giving "most favored nation" trade concessions to his country. And Congress has made It clear it will grant no such concessions until Brezhnev grants a few elementary civil freedoms— particularly the freedom to leave the country—to Russia's 2 million Jews. Brezhnev Finds Fact That is why Brezhnev had members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and other members of Congress in for vodka and caviar at Blair House last week. That Is why he spent all afternoon with them and that is why he spent the afternoon talking about substantive Issues, not just exchanging pleasantries. Brezhnev has recognized a fact that some American presidents have refused to recognize: That the presidency is not the only source of power in the United States. Congress must play a part ultimately In bargains—hot only trade, but on a number of other Issues in which the Constitution assigns it a role. European leaders, for Instance might be advised to keep Congress in mind when they discuss with Nixon the con-. tinuatlon of U.S. troops in Europe this fall, in view of the backing Sen. Mike Mansfield, Mfont., is receiving for his campaign to bring half the troops home. The same applies to countries bargaining for more foreign aid. Vietnam Changes Roles In the years during and after World War II, congressional attitudes were not a major factor in summitry because they nearly always coincided with presidential viewpoints. These were the heady days when presidents and key members of Congress consulted frequently and arrived at common decisions in advance of international. diplomatic arrangements like the Marshall Pirn and the Truman Doctrine. But the Vietnam War has brought about a fundamental parting of ways between the executive and legislative branch- cs that apparently neither side is wlllihg to settle behind the scenes. • There is a certain twoheadedness about American foreign policy in the 1970s, and it is just something that foreign leaders wilt have to get used to. Is this' duality necessarily wrong? Perhaps it does bother Henry Kissinger to havej Congress order an end to the bombing of Cambodia while he is trying to achieve a negotlat* ed peace—removing his "bargaining chips" as they say. Another Point , But it can also be argued that! it is useful to have Congress applying pressure of lis own on negotiations. Its Insistence on American withdrawal from Indochina might produce a greater willingness on the part of South Vietnam and Cambodia to come to terms with their adversaries. Its pressure for disengagement km Europe can bring about a greater willingness among the NATO allies to begin sharing a greater burden of the defenses. And, in the,case of Brezhnev and the trade bill and Soviet Jewry, Congress is playing the classic parliamentary role of human rights advocacy, however troublesome that may be to Brezhnev and Nixon In their quest for detente. Mrs. Doris Haynes, Geriaw, was visited June 22 by her daughter, Mrs. Joe Watson, and grandchildren, Tom and Nancy, Rocklin, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gofctler and Saibrina, Colur d' Alame, Idaho, have returned home after visiting with Mrs. Gotfeler's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Bellinger, and other relatives here. Private Issue Stamp Idea Catches On Across the Nation By MORT REED The private-issue commemorative stamp idea is begin" nlng to catch on fast. Especially the limited-edition series designed expressly for the "Plate Wock" stamp collector. Complete Body and Paint Work Done SPECIALISTS Make of Domestic or Volkswagen GALESBURG VOLKSWAGEN, Inc. 2181 Grand Ave., Galesburg 343-5191 AUTHORIZES Money Clips The Pike County Illinois Historical Society is another of the many such organizations initiating the practice of issuing private commemorative stamps annually to herald a nationally recognized event. Their first stamp was issued June 20 in honor of Pig Day. A continuing celebration held each year in PittsfieW, 111. Pike County Is located between the Mississippi and the Illinois rivers and is one of the three U.S. counties to vie annually for top honors in the production of pork. Here the citizens are glad to accept full responsibility for the origination of the phrase, "Hogs are beautiful." WARREN WINSTON, one of the leading promoters of the Pig Day stamp, informed me it is the intention of the Pike County Historical Society to issue new designs every year at the same time in limited editions. Just as with any stamp collection, a private issue contains 50 stamps to the sheet with a serial number from 0001 to O500O imprinted in the upper left corner to facilitate a plate block number as PIKE COUNTY. ILIJWIJ 1973 PIKE COVNTTV^ ILLINOIS PK3QAY 1973 6 o ^ J-flKfi COUNTY, ILLINOIS J PIKE COl 'MTYr 'tLlNOlS PIG DAY Julyl3< HOLMES COUNTY ANTIQUE FESTIVAL 1373 " MILLERSBUEO, OHIO * KNOWN FOR VAlUfS June 28™- 29-& 30™ imp 8"xlO" Living Colo C Babies •—> children — adults — groups of each person singly 88tf, plus _- r Group! $1.00 per person, plus one 500 handling. $ Select from finished pictures in radiant black and white and living color. Sfc Sonus quality "Guaranteed Satisfaction." «i« Fast delivery — courteous service. H» Limit — one Special per child. 50^ 1 Special handling. r PORTRAIT *Plus 50V Handling • Senior Citizens Invited Photographer Hours: 10 A.M. to 1 P.M., 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. Friday to 7:30 P.M. — *BRING Saturday to 4:00 P.M. FRIEND shown. The difference between private and federal issues is the 2 and one-half x 8 and one-half inch header at the top of the sheet describing the event being celebrated. Pig Day stamps are limited to 5000 serially numbered sheets and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested collectors may write Mllo Pearson Jr., Chairman "Pig Day" Stamp Committee, Pleasant Hill* 111. 62366 or directly to the Pike County Historical Society, P.O. Box 91, Pittsfield, 111. 62363. Each sheet sells for $1 plus 16 cents handling and postage. A stamp issued by the Holmes County Antique Festival Committee commemorating the spinning wheel was one of the first private issues to be made available to the public. And at this writing practically all of the original 5,000 limited-edition copies were either sold or spoken for. THEY WItL BE continued on sale up through the dates of the festiva\ Oct. 6 and 7, 1973 at $1 per sheet of 50 along with one free wooden nickel plus the normal 16 cent postage and handling charge. Interested readers may write Extension Group Chooses Officers MAQUON - Mrs. (Robert Baiey was elected cfoafanan of Uho (Maquon Homomjakera Extension Unit when mombers met June 19 at the home of Mrs. Robert Shenaut, Knoxville. Others elected were Mrs. Rich a-rd Shenaut, first vice chairman; (Mrs. David Bailey, second vice chairman; Mrs. Ivan Miller, secretory, and Mrs. George Dundle, treasurer. Mrs. Miller presented the lesson on purchasing a mattress. Children enrolled in Maquon United Methodist Church's Daily Vacation Bible School presented a program June 22. Mies Geneve Thurman gave the .benediction, and Miss Karen ; Kleine aad Robbie Bird were in ;charge of music. Miss Carol; IDcubet was responsible for re- 1 fresh meats. Average daily attendance was 58, a church £>pokesman report* 1 ed. Mr. George Irving,' Chairman Stamp Committee, T.O. Box 23, Millersburg, Ohio 44654. Keep your stamped self- addressed 10-inch business envelopes coming in. Word has just been received from the ARBC Headquarters in Washington that order blanks for both issues will be shipped by June 28 In time for the deadline. Blanks for the Carson City Dollars are expected about the same time. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS 113 E. MAIN - PHONE 3434510 Building a new home? Or maybe just updating a few things in your present home? Remember w© are more than a paint store. And our aim is to please you our customer. We give expert guidance on building a color scheme, for one room or the whole house. Call us for a no obligation the home showing of our • Custom Draperies • Bed Spreads Carpeting • Wallpaper • Paint • Kirsch Rods A complete service, expert Installation on Draperies and Carpet. 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