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Kuemper Charger Published by the Students of Kuemper High School Vol. 6 Carroll, Iowa, Saturday Oct. 10, 1959 No. 5 General Science Students on Tour Of Sewage Plant- Thirty nine general science students recently got n first-hand view and detailed' explanation of the city sewage disposal plant near Ocoma. The trip was planned to tie in nicely with their study of water p.nd waste disposal. Mr. Leo Clark. City Engineer. showed them the plant and proceeded to explain how the sewage disposal operation is similar to that of digestion in the human body. The students came back grateful, well informed, and convinced that Carroll was not lacking in a well equipped sewage system. Back in school, the students recently received a demonstration table for use in class for which they arc most grateful. Demonstrations make class more interesting and. at the same time, serve to illustrate and varify, the physical principles of science. One of their major demonstrations so far was the effect of atmospheric pressure on a tin can. They found that by boiling water in the can. turning off the source of heat, and then sealing the top of the can. a vacuum is created and the inward force exerted by atmospheric pressure brings about a collapse of the can. In addition, Sister Mary Medard's two classes have generated oxygen, distilled water and tested the accuracy of thermometers. The realm of heat is now being studied by the students. Instructors in general science are the Rev. Robert Condon and Sister Mary Medard. Vincent Lenz Heads Latin Club Vincent Lenz, a third year Latin student, was recently elected consul (president) of the Latin Club, Amici Latini, for this school year. Other officers elected were: Praetor, Rosemary Balk; Quaestor, James Goetzinger; and Judy Rothmeyer was named reporter. All four students are juniors at Kuemper. Various students in the mixed class of juniors and seniors were ineligible because of other offices they are now holding in the school. Sister M. Pauline, Latin instructor, conducted the first meeting. One of the many things the Latin Club will do is draw up a Constitution. This is the third year Kuemper has had a Latin Club. The purposes of the club are: 1. To establish interest in the Latin language and in Latin literature. 2. To become acquainted with Roman heritage in American government and in our daily life. 3. To train for leadership. Comments Given on World History Why are we taking world history? Is it of any value to us? These are some of the questions asked by freshmen and here are some of the answers given by others in the class: Martin Wuebker: "I like history because it is an opening up .of the past and a guide for the future. In it we learn hosv the alphabet that we use today originated and about the first laws. Therefore history is important for a good future." Marvin Schreck: "Freshmen his- SCHOLAKSH1P SEMIFINALISTS . . . Judith Relbold and Stephen Viiiitveil have been named scmifinalists jn the 1959-60 National Merit Scholarship competition, (he Rev. Leo Lenz, principal of Kuemper High School, has announced. From the number of Kuemper students taking (he test, 89 rated above the national average. Judy is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Reibold, 1422 Simon Avenue. At present, she is a postulant at St. Rose Convent, LaCrosse, Wis., the mothcrhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. Stephen is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Vaatveit, 209 N. Main Street. He is a member of SS. Peter and Paul Church. Both winners rank in the upper ten of their class. (Charger Photos) Complete Staff For Kuemper's Yearbook Final appointments have been made of staff members, for the Kuemper yearbook, the Lance. In addition to co-editors Sandra Sch- Uniforms for Kuemper Girls Due October 12 The problem of what to wear to school everyday will soon be solved for the Kuemper girls. On Oct. 12, they will be seen in the traditional Kuemper uniform. It will consist of the regulation navy blue jumper, white blouse, white anklets, and any suitable school shoes in colors, black, white, brown, or gray. When sweaters are worn with uniforms they must be white or navy blue, open clown the front, without a collar, and long sleeves. Novelty weaves and styles are not permitted. Hair ribbons are the only ornament allowed in the hair and they must be white, navy blue, or black. All jewelry except wrist watches and a religious medal and chain are a violation of uniform regulations. If the uniforms are kept clean and taken care of over the weekend it should be a rare sight to see a Kuemper girl out of uniform. Proficiency Aim of Junior Orchestra The Junior Orchestra at Kuemper, directed by Sr. Cecilienne, is a training group whose aim is to develop proficiency on their instruments so that they will later be able to join the Senior Orchestra. This group learns basic training in rhythm, styles and harmony. The members are Jerry Abbott, Kathleen Nieland, and Shirley Quandt, violins; Margaret Maher, Patricia Vasos, and Teresa Leonard, violas; Agatha Loew, cello; Charlene lory is a necessary subject in high >™ey, string bass, Janet Schwabe, flute; and Darlene Wessling, per- school because it gives us an idea 'of how the ancient people lived, cussion. As a result of their present worked, and enjoyed themselves. I efforts these students are hoping to be prepared to join the Senior Orchestra at the beginning of the From this idea we have a standard of comparison of our own times." Patricia Rupiper: "Freshmen leisman and Diane Drees are the freshmen class editors. Faye Schroeder and Judy Macke: sophomore class editors, Joan Lenz and Judy Vasos; junior class editors, Mary Lou Bierl and Donna Stoolman; senior class editors, Florence Ferlic and Dorothy Sondgeroth; Donna Koren, Mary Duffy, Jane Reynolds, and Lynn Schwarzkopf, activities editors, and advertising editors, Sue Neary and Karen Schroeder; music editor, Linda Stangl. The theme selected for this year's book is "Kuemper for Christ." The colors of the cover will be the school colors — red and gold, upon which will be imposed the school seal. This year members of the staff are endeavoring to give a wider over-all school picture coverage with less accentuation on departments as such. Annuoi Marian Procession Held The Annual Marian Procession was held this year at Kuemper on Wednesday, October 7. At approximately 2:15 p.m. the procession formed on First Street with properly attired acolytes leading the student body. Seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshmen, r e- spectively, fell in step singing the Lourdes Hymn when the procession started. The procession proceeded one block on First Street and :urned on East one block to Bluff Street, where it continued to the rotto on the south side of Kuemper. At the grotto the singing ceased and the rosary was recited, lead the senior class. Immediately following the student body sang 'Holy God." The procession is held every year in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary during October, the month dedicated to the Holy Rosary. Good Counsel Club Enrolls 97 In Member Drive This year, 97 girls of the three upper classes at Kuemper hav< responded to the membership driv< ot the Good Counsel Club. Initiatec last February here at Kuemper the Club is of nationwide renown and popularity. Its purpose is two fold: information and inspiration on the topic of religious life. Goo< Counsel work has a special mes sage for three classes of girls those looking forward to marriage as their vocation, future caree women, and finally, girls with a definite interest in religious life. Prospective members have a choice of moderator from among faculty members who assume re sponsibility for the meetings. Mod erator and members agree on a time and place for the monthly meetings which are geared to mee the needs and desires of the re spective members. Unique among the various organ izations at Kuemper, the Gooc Counsel club meets outside o school time; there are no dues re quired for membership. Freshmen girls have not, as yet, been invitee to join; plans for accepting them early in the second quarter are be ing considered. Past activities have includec studying the true meaning of "vo cation," specifically'-a religious vo cation; contacting different orders of Sisters to obtain information anc pictures; question boxes for perti nent problems; open house at St. Angela Convent for GCC members Future agenda intends to bring before the girls biographies of successful and happy religious and a panel discussion by mothers who have daughters or sons in religious life. Girls who assisted with the circulation of membership questionnaires were: seniors, Joan Lenz, Judy Testroet, Jane Reynolds, Mary Lou Bierl; juniors, Kathleen Lux, Charlene Hoffman, Betty Odendahl, Mary Linda Lafferty, Linda Neary; sophomores, Teresa Leonard, Patricia Vasos, Margarel Maher, Ruth Halbur, Judy Beng fort. second semester. Students Attend DCCW Convention Four students accompanied by Father Thomas Donahoe attended :he fourth annual convention of the Sioux City Diocesan Council of Catholic Women held in Sioux City. They arrived in time for the second session of the day which be- Patricia Kupiper: *reslimen ..,, pan at 1:30. The convention theme history is one of my favorite sub-1 are learning about our alphabet | was »y oum Tod'iy" jects, for it is very interesting, i and democracy and where it orig- T ' h v R ' ' . , „ s of appreciate today." his- the The Weekly News Review keeps us | inatecl and why." in touch with world affairs, while' Levan Vogl: "By studying history itself gives us an idea ofjtory we learn to how people lived in the past, and j modern .shows us the contrast between their j lives and ours." Lyle Fangman: "In history we learn things about today and things j ing is a long, long process at Ste- about yesterday. \Ve learn that we i yens Institute of Technology, have many things we wouldn't | Freshmen ic-arn about the opera- have had if there hadn't been peo-1 lion of the slide rule by watching i "Youth'^Today"" pie before us to make them." | faculty members manipulate an Audrey Sporrer: "In history we I eight-foot model. LKAHMNG THE LONG WAY HOBOKEN, N. J. (AP) -Learn- The Very Rev. Msgr. Joseph E. Tolan of Sac City, who is the Diocesan Youth Director, presided at a workshop on Youth. A panel discussion on Home and School was led by Father A. W. Behrcns, Diocesan Superintendent of Schools. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Nicholas Wegner, director of Boys' Town in Omaha, spoke to the convention on the theme of the convention, Baby Heels Rate High For High Schoolers Here, Shown in Duffy's Window Pert little heels, smart little bows are wha t < have made the young ladies fall in Jove'with the "Gem" pattern by Trim Tied, shown here as dis- l> 1 a y e d at Duffy's Boot- cry. Stylish Ji u b y Louis Jiccls, this cute p u in p r o in e s in black Doeskin and black polished call, it'h halfway between Woolworth's and Penney', here in Can'oll. Oh, yes, it's jubt $9.95. Adv. at Inilfy's JSootery, vn Aiiaius {street Students from Kuemper High attending were: Mary Ann Hackfort, Diane Drees, Donna Koren, Ronald Reicks. Homecoming a Great Success Homecoming festivities for 1959 have ended, but the memorable spirit prevails. The day's events started with an assembly of all students to partici pate in crowning the royal t y, Queen Rosalie Tigges and King Larry Brown were crowned by Mrs. Ray Wernimont and Mr. Leo Fitzpatrick, respectively. The royal court consisted of Princesses Joan Lenz, Florence Felic, Mary Lou Siepker, and Jane Reynolds, anc the Princes Tom Schleisman, Dale Wenck, Dan Martin, and Dennis Gute. Following the crowning a parade was held, starting from school and ending on Adams Street, the site for the pep meeting. Leading the parade was the America Legion Color Guard. Kuemper High School Band in full dress uniform, followed. The royalty, riding in convertibles were next, after which came the eight class floats. The first prize winner of these flaots was the senior boys entry. The theme of the float featured the slogans, "Doz we do it," Vel I Guess," "It's a Breeze," "If Lux with Us," "The Tide Will Turn.' Second prize went to the senior girls. Their entry was a floral arch of triumph and a Kuemper Knight overpowering a Holy Name Rambler. Third prize float winner was the junior boys. Their float contained a large train engine representing the idea, "We'll Choo Choo over the Ramblers." The five other floats were all displays of hard work and great origi nality on the part of the students. Kuemper came through with flying colors at the game, dominating the Rambler, 27 to 6. Following the game, the Homecoming dance, held at the school auditorium was a festive conclusion to Kuemper's 1959 Homecoming. Everyone was dressed in colorful attire and all were sporting excited greetings and happy smiles. At 12 o'clock midnight; Kuemper High School's celebrating came to a close. It was truly a day filled with excitement! Michael Hausman Elected Head of Kuemper's CSMC Election for the Catholic Student Mission Crusade was held this past week. The offices of president und vice president are held by seniors. A junior is elected for secretary, while a sophomore holds the office of treasurer. Each homeroom also elects a representative. Those t'lucted were: President- Michael Hausman; Vice President -Jane Reynolds; Secretary—Mary Fangman; and Treasurer — William Underberg. Homeroom representatives are: .senior homeroom 202, Mary Kay Conk-y; 204, Karen Kaus; 2(H>, Ei- Tigges; 208, Shirley Junior representatives are: homeroom 201, Linda Hugeback; 203, Janet Goecke; 205, Rosemary Balk; 214, Kalhy Lewis; and 250, Jack Schleisman. Sophomores are represented by Dennis Danner, 101; Bernice Sturm, 102, Robert Ocken. 103; Karen Rutten, 104; and Tom Dolezal, 106. Elected by the freshmen were James Tigges, 35G; Mary Jo Hulsing, 450; 452, Richard Conley; Carol Leonard, 455; Joleen Wiskus, 456; and 458, Mary Meehan. The C.S.M.C. is an organization for the betterment of the spiritual Qualities of Kuemper students. It is a national organization of which Kuc'n!i>er is a Ploy to Be Staged Nov. 13, 13- KHS Casting for 'Teahouse of August Moon' Casting for the play "The Teahouse of the August Moon" will be completed next week at Kuemper High School, Sr. Margaret Mary dramatics director, has announced. The play will be staged Nov. 13 and 15. Meantime, the student directors ore busy with preliminary arrangements. Patrick Moehn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moehn is business manager; John Koenig, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Koenig, is to be house manager, and Lynne Schwarzkopf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. Schwarzkopf, is student director. Sr. Margaret Mary says that this is "one of the most charming plays to come out of World War II, and while essentially it is a comedy, it is also a forceful but gentle reminder that the conqueror often conquers everything but the culture and simplicity of the vanquished." Patrick Moehn The story is by Vefn Sneider and played 1,027 consecutive performances on Broadway. It was re- Lynn Schwarzkopf written as a play by John Patrick, formerly a radio and film writer. The November play dates are on John Koenig Friday and Sunday evenings, and the staging will be at the school gymnasium. Ar-We-Va School News Published by the Students of Arcadia, Wcstsldc and Vail Vol. 4 No. 4 —WESTSIDE— PHOTO DAY Individual photographs of sen iors will be taken beginning at o'clock Wednesday, October 14 Parents of students are invited attend school that day to assis their children in the selection o pictures. AT SUMMER SCHOOL Many Ar-We-Va teachers aware of the fact that continued study in their fields of teaching makes them more capable teachers went to summer school and are enrollec in classes this fall. Merlin Rosteisjiundt, principa and eighth grade instructor in the Vail Public school, who holds B.S. Degree from Parsons, spent the summer at the State University of Iowa working toward the completion of a Masters Degree in the field of Elementary School Administration. Edna Wenzel, who holds a B.A degree from Drake University studied "American Writers" this summer and is presently enrollec in "The School and Community," a course being offered by Drake's Community college this fall. Mrs Wenzel is seventh grade instruc tor. Rosemary McDonnell, sixth grade instructor, studied "World Resources" this summer, and is presently enrolled in "School and Community." Opal Henney, fifth grade teach er, is also studying "School am Community" this fall. Marjorie Edwards, another fifth grade instructor at Vail, studiec political science, a course offeree by Omaha University.^ and eco nomics course offered' by Drake University this summer. She is presently enrolled in "School and Community." Martha Winey, fourth grade in structor, studied economics anc 'Audio Visual Aids" the summer of '59. She is now attending Saturday classes in conservation and political science at Drake. Eva Bilsten, second grade in structor, widened her concept 01 subject matter this summer by en rolling in a course in the "Com munication Skills," and author in "American Writers." Ruby Bagwell is presently en rolled in the "School and Com munity" course. She is second grade teacher at Vail. First grade teacher, Dorothy Buck, completed a course in "Crime and Juvenile Delinquen cy" this summer. Glee Boeck, kindergarten teacher, completed the "American W ters" course this summer and is taking "School and Community 1 now. Roger Mahnke, principal and eighth grade instructor in the Arcadia Public School, who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Buena Vista, spent the summer at ;he State University of Iowa working toward the completion of a Masters Degree in the field of Elementary School Administration. Rita Wiebers, sixth, seventh and ighth grade teacher, studied eco nomics and "American Writers" the summer of '59. She is present- y enrolled in an evening class entitled, "Myth and Culture." Dorothy Krock, fourth grade instructor is attending Saturday classes in "Global Geography" and "Audio Visual Aids." The summer of '59 Mildred Kas- )ersen, third grade teacher, stud- ed "Shakespeare," "Americ a n Writers," and 'Mass Communica- ion." She is presently attending Saturday classes at Drake in 'Science in Conservation," and "Advanced Principles and Practices in Elementary Education." Hazel Dillehay, second grade instructor, has completed courses in 'Shakespeare," "American Writ- ;rs," and "Advanced Principles and Practices in the Elementary school" also. Ethel Phelps, first grade teach- r, completed a course in "Global Jeography" the summer of '59, and s studying "Social Psychology" and "U.S. History" this fall. Mr. Charles 0. Tomlinson, prin- ipal of the Ar-We-Va High School, vho holds an M. S. Degree from )rake University, attended the University of Tennessee in Knox- Hie, Tenn,, the summer of '59. n "Guidance and School Personnel ,'ounciling" and "Diagnostic Tech- iques of School Counciling." Mre. Ruby Pontius, mathematics and chemistry instructor, who re ceived a fellowship from the Na tional Science Foundation Institut for the summer ef '59, attende< Carleton College in Northfield Minn., where she, along with a se lect group of the nations scientist and mathematics, concentrate on "Calculus" and "Recent Ad vances in Chemistry." Mrs. Pon tius is presently enrolled in th television class, "Modern Chemis try," being offered on Continenta Classroom at 6:30 a.m. to 7 o'cloci on Channel 4. James Schupp, English and Dra matics instructor in the high school, who holds a B. A. Degree from Wayne Teachers College studied English literature, Libra ry science, and educational princi pies the summer of '59. Ila Mae Nilson, kindergarten teacher, studied "American Liter ature," social studies, "Children and Books," and "Child Develop ment" last summer. She is taking Astronomy" and "Communication Skills" in Saturday classes this fall. Leah Henkenius, first grade in structor, attended a summer ses sion at Iowa State Teachers Col lege. Here she completed 'Human ities II," "Lower Elementary Cur riculum II," and "Beginning Golf." She is attending Drake's night class in "School and Com mu,nity," and is studying "Sec tionalism in American History" in a Saturday class. Betty Schupp, second grade teacher, studied 'World Civiliza tions" and completed a physica education course last summer. She is presently completing "Children's Literature." JUNIORS SELECT PLAY 'Me and My Shadow," a three act farce comedy, has been se lected as the junior class play Mr. James Schupp, dramatics di rector, announced last week. Casting has been completed and the play is now in rehearsal. Interpreting the role of Roy Har rington, a young attorney, is Ron aid McDowell. Arleen, his wife, is characterized by Lois Pfannkuch Kay Wiebers plays the part of Ar leen's mother, while Susan Fish er, the dumb maid, is played by anice North. Bruce Douglas, a young doctor will be characterized by Jim Pol lock. Marie Allen is cast as Geor gia, Harrington's neighbor, anc Betty Ragaller interprets the role of Shadow, a mysterious Hindoo girl. Juhl Peterson portrays the par of Hickson, county sheriff, anc Gary Magill is cast as Saba, an East Indian Mystic. Mr. Schupp, a graduate of Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne Neb., has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Education. His major? are speech and drama; his mi nor English. While in college Mr. Schupp hac major roles in Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors," "Madwoman of Chillot," "Play Boy of the Wes tern World," "Sabuna Fair," "Dia M, for Murder,' "The Matchmak ers," and "The rivals." He was technical director for "Dial M. for Murder," and "The Admiral Chritton." He has ap peared in a number of radio anc T.V. productions, and assisted in the children's theater production of "Little Black Sambo." TB X-RAYS In response to the invitation ol he Crawford County Tuberculosis and Health Association and the ounty Medical Society all school -/ersonnel of the Ar-We-Va public schools ' will take a chest X-ray Monday, October 12. The mobile unit will be in Arcadia from 1:30 to 1:45, in West side from 2:15 to 2:45, and in Vail from 3:15 to 3:30. HOMECOMING QIJEEN Shirley Mease, Carol Whiting, and Mary Lou Noack will reign over Ar-We-Va's homecoming Friday, pctober 16. Ar-We-Va's Rock- its will tangle with the Lake View 'leven on that date. FOR HIS POOCH PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) — Like most 10-year-old boys, Richard ohnson is mighty fond of his dog. Richard was on a high flying wing when his pooch Toby came angerously close. Rather than hit Toby, the boy jumped out of the wing in an effort to slow its nip- ion. Richard broke both arms in he fall. The daily newspaper .is the fa? orite advertising medium of the eople. Every year, U.S. newspa- ers publish more than 300,000,000 lassified ads — roughly two for very man, woman and child in nation. Six Women Join Christian Mother Society at Breda (Times Herald News Service) BREDA — Six new member; joined the Christian Mother Socie ty at services held at St. Bernard church at 2:30 Sunday afternoon The Rev. J. P. Hausmann was ii charge of the services. New mem bers are Mrs. Louise Fasbender Mrs. Cletus Determan, Mrs. Nor bort Koester, Mrs. Norbert Mei ster, Mrs. Harold Uhlenkamp, Mrs Louis Wittry. The services were followed by the rosary and bene diction. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Neumayer Compton, Calif., were recent visi tors at the A. J. Neumayer home Mr. and Mrs. Leo Heisterkamr were guests at a dinner Sunday at the George Ickle home at Inde pendence in honor of the 40th wed ding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs Ickle. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Dermody lefi Friday for Garden Grove, Calif, for a visit at the Glen Briininj, home, and to attend the World Scr ies at Los Angeles. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Peterka, Uti ca, S. D., Mr. and Mrs. John Vav ra and .daughter, Patty, and Mrs Anna Block, Yankton, S. D., spenl the weekend at Mr. and Mrs. R. J Stark's home. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Clark and family of Storm Lake visited Sun day with Mrs. Lucy Heisterkamp and family. Teddy, small son of Mr. and Mrs Urban Schulte returned Sunday from St. Anthony Hospital where he had undergone an operation for a ruptured appendix. Theodore Bundts Honored at Party on 60th Anniversary (Times Herald >"cws Service) WALL LAKE — A surprise part> was held Tuesday afternoon in the Jerry Bruns home in honor of the 60th wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs. Theodore Bundt. Addi tional guests were Mr. and Mrs Otto Nomsen, Mrs. Minnie Vogel Mrs. Ed Wolterman, Mrs. Richard Olerich, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Nutz man, Mrs. Minnie Meyer, Mrs Roy Frank and Renee Rohde. The afternoon was spent socially. Lund was served at the close of the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stock, Chri.' Stock and Mrs. Dorothy Schmidt were Saturday evening dinnei guests in the Luther Stock home at Early. The dinner was for Mrs Mary Anderson and Grace Rora Daugh, Des Moines, who were weekend guests in the Stock home. Mrs. A. A. Blum entertained the Contract Club at a dessert lunch eon Tuesday afternoon. Prizes were won by Mrs. M. G. Mackey, Mrs. Ernest Westering and Mrs. Louis Pagel. Mrs. L. G. Ballard was hostess to the Tuesday Club and Mrs. Frank Schroeder at a dessert luncheon Tuesday afternoon. Prize winners were Mrs. Frank Johnson, Mrs. Emma Swanson and Mrs. Harry Weed. Fort-Nightly Club Meets in Westside (Timed Herald News Service) WESTSIDE — The Fort-Nightly 21ub held a regular meeting at the lome of Mrs. J. P. Meehan. After :he Club Collect and Pledge of Al- egiance, Mrs. Ralph Bilstein Sr., gave the opening prayer, followed >vith group singing. Fourteen mem- >ers answered roll call with a mis- eading advertisement. The two main items of business were col- ecting pennies for the "penny art und" in Des Moines, one of the annual club projects, and making additional plans for the coming an- liversary program. Mrs. Paul ampbell and Mrs. E. 0. Schuman were in charge of the program. They spoke on "Be Careful Vhen you Shop for Home Appliances," and "Do you buy on Im- ulse?" The hostess served lunch. 'he next meeting will be Oct. 14 at the home of Mrs. Paul Campell. Roll call will be a Halloween irrangument. Mrs. Fred Kruse and Mrs. Ver- Cold Wars Are Alike Whether Large or Small By WILLIAM L. RYAN Associated Press News Analyst Little or big, cold wars are all alike. To be an able cold war statesman, a man has to learn how to look reasonable without budging an inch. What he says to his adversary, in effect, is: "I propose to give in to one or the other of your more reasonable demands. In return I ask that you do something I already know is impossible for you. All this will get us nowhere, in reality, but it provides something to talk about, and while we're talking, at least we're not fighting." In the Middle East's own cold war, Gamal Abdel Nasser of the United Arab Republic has demonstrated the application of this basic cold .war rule once again. It is not peculiar to him. It's common to all cold war participants. That master of cold war politics, Nikita S. Khrushchev, applies the rule over and over again in the big East-West contest. In Cairo, Nasser shows himself to be an astute student of modern cold war tactics. In an interview with Wilton Wynn of The Associated Press, Nasser expressed willingness to let a United Nations commission carry out a Security Council resolution providing for freedom of shipping for all the Suez Canal, including Israel. This sounds attractive. Israel has been trying to force this issue to a showdown. But what is the price? Israel, says Nasser, must accept internationalization of Jerusalem and the 1947 U.N. plan for partitioning Palestine. The Arabs went to war in 1948 rather than submit to that program. They lost. Israel occupied territory which otherwise might have been Arab. She also took half of Jerusalem, ancient citadel of Zion, and set up a capital there. Obviously, Israel will not surrender voluntarily on either of these issues. Neither Israel nor Nasser, who still must be considered the main voice of the Arabs, seems to make much of an attempt to get down to reality in talking about how their 11-year-old state of war might be ended. But Nasser has put a finger on one thing which might help prepare the way. In his package proposal, he asked that Israel cori- ccde the right of Palestine refugees from Israeli territory to choose whether they will return to their former homes or accept payment for their losses^ If Nasser had confined his proposal to swapping the Suez concession for the Arab refugee concession, it would have a chance ol getting somewhere. Tied in with the other demands, the proposal remains just talk. It's possible something could be accomplished if the refugee question could be settled. Few of the million refugees, it is certain, would choose to return to their old homes under Israeli rule. But for the sake of their dignity, they want to have the choice between that and- compensation. The pay- .nent would be costly, but far ess so than a new war, or even he never-ending threat of such a war in the Middle East. The refugee question is the key problem 'n the search for stability. The idea of such a swap is sound and logical. Only Nasser, cjmong the leaders of the Arabs, strong enough to bo able to ifford logic in that ever-perturbed ilice of the world. LuAnn Gehlsen's 5th Birthday Noted (Tinii-.s llcrulU News Srrvli-o) WESTSIDE _ Mr. and Mrs. ,<;iiis Gehlsen were, hosts for a Mcnic dinner Sunday in honor of lie fifth birthday of their (laugher, LuAnn, which was September 'ird. Their guests were from Manon Jensen were hostesses at the) i,j llg . Manilla, Denison, Carroll, Venison Hospital Monday. Pamela Slender, daughter of Mr. nd Mrs. Johnnie Stender, obsurv- d her fifth birthday Saturday aft- rnoon. Guests at the Stender home ere Mrs. Dora Kruse, Mrs. Hernan Lamp, and Mrs. Walt Rothmeyer and daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Noack were n Des Monies Friday on business. aturday they attended the football < the iionuToir l>lv'"un<\"Mr&''Ru ama at Iowa City. jbcu-l Gtmeu aud Sharon. ' Mobile. Ala. Sunday evening Mr. und Mrs. Verio Madman attended the. wedding of Jolene Clausen and Larry I^ek at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gehlsen, Lanicu and LuAnn, and Mrs. Bertha Cienzer of Manning spent the weekend at McLean, 111., at

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