"/NK in my VE/NS" By MARIAN INMAN MONDAY, NOV. 1, 1 W« - ALOONA, I6WA We live in an age when we alhiost worship security and demand protection against every'possibility of loss of income of failure to maintain our living standard at its present level. This is in many ways unfortunate because such protection or security often holds us back from taking full advantage of our opportunities, which our forefathers always enjoyed under a system of free enterprise. We must have the courage to take, the risk for what we believe is right. Wt cannot substitute security for courage, at more «g- grestive ptople will ttkt over all wt posses* and. make slave* of us. In slavery we will find the true state ef security — no worries about where we are going to eat or sleep or work. We will have everything but liberty, freedom and the right to make the most of opportunity. : If we cannot have all these things and security too, how much better it is to have courage with freedom than slavery with security. v We need enthusiasm to help us make bur daily tasks more, palatable. But ever •» often our enthusiasm buds need refueling. We find it hard, really a tough proposition to get hold of this elusive stuff enthusiasm which stems to evade us as readily as quicksilver: Reading surely helps. And probably the wisest reading is that which includes both the maga- lines of general interest aa well as well-eelected articles in one's own .field. Conversations with fellow.workers helps, if there is e sprightly exchange of ideas instead of endlass argument. This often leads to a renewed spirit of achievement. And we must try to act enthusiestic and we'll actually grow to feel enthusiastic. « • ' We can find the meaning of enthusiasm in the word itself. It is formed from two Greek words meaning in and God. Enthusiasm is either God or spirit inside us. Not something to be put on like a topcoat. So the reeding of a good book, perhaps a talk with our priest or minister, a family get-to-gether, may get to the heart of our lag of enthusiasm. Surely zest doas not come from anything outside. And it is more valuable than capital, for it makes capital. Don't fight enthusiasm or it dies. We can wsely check on our enthusiasms as we would the gasoline supply in our car. They are the fire of the soul. The celebrated Chinese Philosopher Confucius had some rules of life that are as timely today as when we wrote them long ago. , Confucius said, "The rule of life is to be found within yourself, Ask your constantly, "What is the right thing to do?" Beware of ever doing that which you are likely, sooner or later, to repent having done. It is better td live in peace than in bitterness and strife. It is better to believe in your neighbors than to fear and distrust them. I The superior man does not wrangle. He is firm but not quarrelsome. He is sociable but not clannish. The superior man sets a good example to his neighbors He is considerate of their feelings and their property. Consideration for others is the basis of a good life, a good society. • . Feel kindly toward everyone. Be friendly and pleasant among yourselves. Be generous and fair." It has been said that nobody grows old merely living a number of years; people, only grow old by deserting their ideals. NoV. is youth simply a matter of ripe cheeks and supple knees. Youth is a temper of the will; a quality of the imagination, a vigour of the emotions, and a freshness of the deep springs of life. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up' enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Whether seventeen or seventy, if there is in one's heart the love of wonder, the childlike appetite of what's next, and the courage to play the game as the rules are written, that person is young. "Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing." Oliver Wendell Holmes once ,said, "To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old." I couldn't agree with him more. And even,if my birthday cannot hold all the years candles, I still like birthdays and after awhile one forgets another year is added. Happy birthday to me. • The moment we feel ourselves getting moody and miserable, we should seek Divine support by prayer, and then set ourselves a task at once. Something that will compel us to exert ourselves, and we'll be surprised at the relief it will afford us. We need to especially employ ourselves in doing good, and softening the sorrow of others: for while we are taking a thorn from the botom of another, we will lose the one which rankles in our own. Occupation cures one half of life's troubles, and tend: to soften the remainder. So be happy. Be enthusiastic. Sing at your work. Think of others before you think of yourself. Make the most of small everyday moments. Be peaceable. Be cheerful. Be true. See you at me election polls November 6th. Remember that's a date. wance Ex-Lone Rock man director of motor hotels Married at Whittemore Washington, D. C.—Marriott Motor Hotels, Inc., has announced the promotion of Angus Cotton, II, from district manager of .their motor hotel Sirloin and| Saddle restaurant to director of food and beverage for their growing chain of motor hotels. Mr. Cotton joined the Marriott organization in 1963 as food and bayerage manager of the Twin Bridges Marriott outside of Washington, D. C. His experience in the food field goes back 20 years to Iowa fairs. After graduating from the university of Iowa in 1949, he apprenticed in the National Restaurant Assn. training program. In 1955, he was training director for the N.R.A. program and general manager of one of the nation's largest restaurants. He joined Fred Harvey in 1955 as traveling manager and in 1957 managed the Old Spiniing Wheel ... a 500-seat restaurant in suburban Chicago. ; . Prior to coming with Marriott n 1963, Angus was a regional manager for Fred Harvey, in :harge of restaurants in Chicago, Milwaukee, Kansas City and St. Louis. During World War II, he was attached to the Corps of Royal Engineers of the British Army in Burma and India. He and his Beverly, a totmi UMlft. manager, afe i erate travelers, studying foreign foods and service in South and Centra! Ameriei* Europe and the dirtbbein, They have three children and live in Bcsthesda, Md, He is the son of the Angus Cottons, LOne Rock. RIVERDALE CLUB MEETS Riverdale Friendly club met with Alice Steele, Nov. 2. Caro lyn Weydert was assisting host ess. Thirteen, members and three guests were present. The nex mesting will be a Christmas panty, Dec. 7. HOME THEATER Arlene Kooker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kooker, Emmetsburg, and Marvin J. Os1> wald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schmit, Whittomore, were married Oct. 30 at St. Paul's Lu 1 - theran church, Whittemore. Rev. Jleo Kautsch officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride was escorted by her father. Maid of honor was Shirley Kooker, sister of the bride, Best man was Gayle Meyer. Ushers were Delbert Ostwald and Allen Hockett, Ottumwa. Soloist .was Doris Blass, Sioux Falls, S. D., accompanied by Reuben Butzke, Whittemore. A reception was held in the church parlors following the ceremony. Wanetta Campbell, Em metsburg, had the guest book. Mrs. Elmer Ostwald and Mrs. Dolores Hockett served punch. Janice Shany and Mrs. Eugene Elbert poured coffee. Mrs. William Ostwald and Mrs. Hans Blass cut the cake. Host and hostess were Mr. anc Mrs. Delbert Ostwald. Waitresses were Mrs. Dale Bell, Mrs. Gene Walker, Mrs. Calvin Long, Suz anne Blass, Jeanie Christensen and Barbara Helnen. Janice Roe ber, Mary Christensen, Mrs Gayle Meyer, Mrs. Harlan Lain AV.VUV, S«rl«lHH-85Z IS* tub* (overall dial.) 295 tq. in. picture RCA VICTOR Color TV Home Entertainment Center • Rectangular RCA HI-LITE Color Tube • Powerful 25,000-volt Mark I Deluxe Color chassis • 8-speaker stereo sound • Solid State FM-AM and fl\ ' Stereo radio , • Solid State 75-watt poak power amplifier . / • Mark I Studiomatic chancer, 4-piece Feather Action Tons Arm, Studio Strobe, diamond styfus V , :. s Radio & TV e Sprit* It busy, ttm« l» *•!«•«•« 9H tots you p»a«t ••filer e FaJllleW. are flrm and dry Spring IMdt areoftw. ALGONA • Winter freezing Improve* o Sell twtins in fell give* e Fertlltaer deliveries aro Mire te get your fertilizer o« o Hlght form* of nitrogen/ plhosphate* ill*,, •tor* Mfely In the soil through winter Come see us for first class mixed bulk and bagged fertilizer, ammonia, pesticides, custom and Cental; applicator service, soil testing and crop planning. Soil Testing - Prices _J ^^ „*& *. HtMf. " " ^^ *•" *• ***" * i Algona Flour & Feed "Taylor's Prescription-Made Fertiliier" South Phillips Algona Photo by Glenn's Studio iriger and Mrs. Clarence Harms helped, with the'gifts. Kitchen waitresses were Mes dames Melvin Ostwald, Willis Struecker, Melvin Lauck, (Jus Bernihghaus, Richard Jurgens Harlan Wehrspann, Timothy Clean. Oust of town guests came from Minnesota, Michigan, South Dakota and Iowa. Afiter a honeymoon to Hot Springs, Ark., they are at home n Emmetsburg. The bride is a graduate of Em-' metsburg schools and is employed; by Super Valu .at Spencer,?-? The "groom is a graduate of the Whiittemore Lutheran schools, is in, the Air National Guard and is eniiployed as foreman at the Emmetsburg Democrat-Reporter. Women Looking for Bright Ideas TRUCKERS W«s !i»ve the Truck Operator**Triplicate Freight Receipt Rooks to comply with Rule MT-54 of the Iowa State Commerce Commission. - SOLD BY — ADVANCE PUBLISHING CO. Algona. Iowa First Cub Seoul meeting at Burl Cub Scout pack 48 of Burt will hold its first fall pack meeting this Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Burt school Gym at 7:30 PM, The Cub Scout program is * ,».V i offered to all boys age eight nine, and ten and. the pack al ways welcomes new boys. This first mooting will be an orien taition and reorganization ses sion. All boys in attendance must be accompanied by their parents as the Cub Scout pro- grain is one for the entire family- Farmers Service Center — OF ALGONA — Proudly announces . . . MR. CLYDE HALL DANCE BENEFIT BELMOND FOR Cub Rhyth TRAINED CHECKERBOARD SERVICE MAN Clyde, a former firmer and trained serviceman, is well qualified to: 1. Provide you with the latest management, disease prevention and feeding research information. Help you in keeping records so you can find out for yourself the results that can be obtained Liy following Purina's Four Checker Program. 3. Provide you with regular on the farm delivery service. INVITE YOU TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS NEW SERVICE BY FARMERS SERVICE CENTER AND THE RALSTON PURINA COMPANY, THE WORLD'S LARGEST FARM FEEDING RESEARCH CENTER. Farmers Service Center South Phillips Street Algona, Iowa yyyy^^^ From your earliest memories, Christmas has always centered in your home. As a child you probably dreamed of pink and gold castles in the sky, aUhough today your dreams have become decidedly more practical. 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