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Evening Journal Farm Edition (Newspaper) - April 2, 1948, Washington, Iowa
Washington Iowa evening journal Friday april a 1948 editorials Friday april 2, 1948 it series like an impossible dream but we ran make our Little world a place where righteousness Peter 8 18 a new Earth in which dwell eth righteousness. This Issue of the journal is being published by six students from the state University of Iowa school of journalism jews Bill Zima Chuck Smith Jim Doolittle Ruth Mason advertising Frank he Olowach John Barbour All fool s Day is gone for this year. Those who Are late with their jokes May find themselves greeted with Quot april fool is passed you re the biggest fool at too chances Are Many of us would put on another face if we could see ourselves As the new Speed cameras see us. A picture taken at one one thousandth of a second captures fleeting grimaces which the Eye Seldom sees. Too the Golden Rule forbids us to deny the rights to others which under the same circumstances. We would claim for ourselves. Has the committee on in american activities Ever heard of this too the Sun is now up More hours than it is Down. Late risers May not give a darn but sunrises Are often prettier than sunsets. Not Many poets since Homer have written about Quot Dawn the perhaps modern Rhy mesters Are late sleepers. Too radio quiz programs notwithstanding not Many persons Ever learn the Art of answering questions. One should answer the question partially and Bounce Back to the Asker a part of the question so that the conservation becomes a two Way affair. In this was the subject is kept open. But teachers and quiz masters require Complete answers and habits built up from childhood Are hard to break. Too if your news is dished up with an Odd flavor today and the next two Days place the blame on the six Crew members of the University of Iowa a Community journalism class Here on a Field trip. Field trip that a the same As a Field Day except it lasts longer. No More pencils no More books. No More teachers embarrassing questions until next tuesday. We have the feeling we re going to like Washington. The journal staff has Given us a Fine Welcome residents have grinned kindly driving a truck or bus it takes him 3/6 seconds to get moving straight ahead and 4.9 seconds for a left turn. All of which does t prove very much except that Many Hooters Lack 3 seconds of patience. Those persons probably beat their wives if dinner is i second late. Too Many Home owners who would t think of keeping a Skeleton in their closets keep trash in their basements. Home and farm fires Many of which started in trash filled basements Cost u. S. Property owners More than two billion dollars last year. Dirty basements also give lodging to disease carrying rats. These rats like dark places such As is offered by stacks of Wood placed by the Wall but they steer Clear of material stored in the open. There is always the temptation to think the basement the least viewed part of the House can be cleaned some other time. Fire extinguishers and open buckets of Sand should be kept Handy for Small gasoline or kerosene fires even though the basement cleaning is put off. Too today there ave probably More students enrolled in the colleges of this country than at anytime before in this nation s history. To us that seems to be a wonderful Opportunity for the Young people of this generation to prepare themselves for the future and to prepare their children. God willing for an atomic future. But one question bothers us. Just when is a Man educated when he recites freely from the classics when he is Able to work an arithmetic equation without difficulty when he can Civ struck buildings build Bridges and push a Tunnel through a Mountain if a Man can answer Quot yes to each of these questions Well Grant he a probably an educated gentleman. However there Are other ways to become educated. What about the Man who decides to live his life according to the doctrine of the Golden Rule in t he educated he s the Man who can Hunt Birds not with a gun but with a Book and camera. He s the Man who can look at the most forlorn individual on Earth and see something besides sin. And he a the Man who can look deep into a mud Hole and see something besides mud. We repeat. In t he educated regardless of the Way a Man is educated its not what he knows but what he does ifs not when he acts but How he acts and not what he is but what he s going to be that determines whether or not he s educated. Too Farmers Are taking to the Fields once again. Predictions As to crop yields always reminds us of the remark one old timer made when we asked Quot think it s going to rain a he took a big bite of chewing tobacco turned one weathered Eye in our direction and grunted Quot any darn fool knows its going to rain the department of agriculture is making guesses about the 1948 Corn yield however and these guesses vary almost As much As opinions about the weather. The official goal set is 90,700,000 acres which state Farmer committees Fefel is too High. The departments Bureau of agricultural economics thinks Farmers will Plant 86 million acres the lowest in Joe Paloska me. Deel by Ham fishes a grab your partners Dunker s Ever since Emily gave the Post stamp of approval to doughnut dunking devotees from coast to coast May practice their Art without fear of being social outcasts. According to the National dunking association Quot nonprofit non political organization formed in 1939 to spread Good cheer and Good Fellowship through dunking Quot Emily says its Okay to swish the sinker As Long As the whole Isnit submerged. That is the we of a. Free from the persecution of a one of our most precious privileges a the Ida has pushed ahead with an official handbook describing the genteel Art of dunking the Dunker s handshake and the Dunker s dance As created by Arthur Murray. Upon the doughnut nut to keep the Eye upon the Hole. In Cleveland a lady psychologist urges the Little woman to Start the Day with a poem read to her husband at breakfast not Burns though that would be a Toast. When they passed us on the sidewalk and the weather Bas almost been on its Best behaviour i 5b years. Last year the crop dropped to 86,424, part of that Odd flavor we mentioned my be due Hon acres but that was largely because of Spring to our upbringing. Only two of our number Are 1 floods. The Good Earth May have something to iowans the others claim respective birthplaces in Illinois Virginia North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Too you be probably heard the definition of the smallest fraction of a split second the time it takes for the fellow behind you to toot his Horn after the traffic Light turns Given. However an extensive Survey of Highway traffic shows that when the Light turns Green it takes the average Motorist Only 2.4 seconds to get going. If he makes a left turn it takes 1.3 seconds longer. If he a say about the anticipated yield. For the seventh straight year Farmers Are being called upon to Plant More heavily than Good land use would dictate. If recommended soil saving measures such a crop rotation and changes of land use from crops to pasture or no production at All were fully accepted Corn acreage could be Cut by about one fourth. But the world food situation does t give the land any rest. The weather is always a Gamble gasoline supplies for Midwest tractors May be tight and the Rains May still come. The Farmers however Are working not guessing. Because of the approval of Public dunking Bakers Are planning to introduce a newly patterned half doughnut called a a Dun veretto a the association reported. The Dunk Erette. According to the club. A has been created expressly for the practitioners of dunking who wish to conform with the dictates of there Are nine types of dunkers according to the association. They include the despondent Dunker who turns to dunking when life seems dark. He Calls dunking his Quot escape from the troubled world. Acting As though he were ashamed to Dunk is the sly Dunker. The romantic Dunker never dunks alone. He generally chooses a companion of the other sex and teaches Hor the finer arts of dunking. The sophisticated Dunker has a slight air of arrogance about him. He a gives the impression that because he dunks he is better than his fellow Man. Grandly flourishing his Dunk in a kingly manner is the dramatic Dunker. The athletic Dunker dunks 12 times for his daily dozen. I with the habitually Hen pecked air is the timid Dunker. He lacks the courage of his Dunk fearing he May he jailed fined or pos Sibly executed for dunking. Whenever he feels like celebrating the joyous Dunker turns to dunking. The slightest jails starts him celebrating. The scholarly Dunker knows the Complete background and facts and figures regarding dunking. He knows that the important thing is not to keep the Eye to be sure most of the italians Are opposed to communism but after All. Who Are they against so few. It is found that Low Grade Coffee ran be made into a Superior shampoo and if the sales slogan turns out to be a from bean to bean remember where you saw it first. C. Wyse purchased this place for a Home. Sell it with a classified of you re looking for better furniture this year chances Are that you la find it eventually but right now shop carefully. Table lamps this year will be taller and floor lamps will be fewer according to present Market forecasts. Al Al there comes the time and this May he it. When it must be said of the world politicians Quot do you boys play any other games Quot o. E. S. Of Wayland realizes Nice sum from Benefit party by mrs. Ezra Wittmer Wayland. March 31 a the Eastern stars report a Nice sum realized from their Benefit party j at the Hall monday evening. Mrs. George Haberman received High score prize for pinochle mrs Fred Reid High in Bridge James Tschantz door prize and or. Kermit Jones received Tho cake which was sold on chances or. And mrs. Jim Watts of Keota. Or. And mrs. Gordon Rhum of Iowa City were sunday visitors in the c. E. Rhum Home. Mrs. Paul Rainier of Adrian. Mich., came monday to spend some time with her Mother. Mrs. Frank Magdefrau who sustained a broken limb and other injuries last week when struck by a j car Here. Willis Magdefrau and family of Belle Iriaine were Here on sunday. Charlie Zear is a patient at the University Hospital in Iowa i City where he is receiving treatment for his Eye. Tie carpenters started to remodel the late d. C. Goldsmith House saturday. Or. And mrs. C. Tractors Are like wives they give you a rough time once in a while but you always like to take care of them for every tractor service repair jobs factory trained Mechanic modern shop equipment genuine John Deere parts full line of John Deere implements Farmers implement co. 210 n. Marion ave. Phone 787 ramblings and remnants head had become separated from the rest. Or. Hay was called to investigate and drove his horse and buggy to the scene. The dirt Road was too Muddy for a car. He took most of the Day for the trip. Market just West of tile old Jour a Nal office on East main Street. He left his engine running and went into the Market coming out a few minutes later with a package of meat in his hand. He had something else on his mind and forgot All about his ear standing at the curb and walked East to Ward his Home. I stood and watched. He went on Home and just As he mounted the Steps to his front porch he happened to \ remember the car. He took the package inside and came Back to drive the car away just As apparently a flustered As he always was. Late or. The Coroner of Washington county was to me one of the most interesting persons i knew while getting and writing news for the journal. He never knew How he cooperation and his characteristic Way of doing things. Brass tack facts a amp it tile jiul air gig i m qom is Cha that afternoon i was on my Way Horne in the East end a. Riv i. When or. Hay drove up in front George w hav a for years ��ros8 the Reet from the court of his Home on East main Street George a Hay tor years House and the three of us started a mock Parfit of the Library. He to Alk out of Hie Patterson looked up and Down the Street res ence to look into the hang an j saw that no one was in sight my. E aties had found the Man s an j then said. Quot come Here. Bruce nutty when they entered the front Kaiui ill show you helped make life Worth living for immediately a lilt the lifted the Flap from the Back me with his Irish wit his unfair in buggy and took out the ing cooperation and his Char Acman 8 Skull showing me a Bullet As we walked Down East Hole drilled neatly through the Washington Street we passed the i forehead. Then he took it into place where the Steak House is the House for Safe keeping and now located. There was a shoe to show some of his doctor shining stand there and or. Hay friends and took it Back the next happened to glance at his shoes morning to put with the rest of he was born in Ireland and used to Tell other people of Irish or scotch Irish descent who were born Here that he was different from them in that he came to America with his clothes on and they did no to. Or. Hay was a big Man powerful and impressive. He had become Grey prematurely and was dignified and imposing in appearance. He liked to do things his own Way and in his own time and others could make the Best of it. But no one Ever took offence if that he did was sort of unexpected and surprising. I recall several incidents that might interest readers of this column. And saw that they were rather the body Scuffy and we Ith the comment Quot i need a Shine Quot he walked into the place while the sheriff and i waited out on the sidewalk. When the doctors shoes were shined we All proceeded a couple one Day the Coroner was presiding impressively at an inquest and had stood up to swear a witness pushing Back his chair. Unknown to him the fading chair o Ocks further to the Patter had folded when he pushed it Back and when or. Hay sat Down Tjie seat of the chair Wasny to where his death was sudden from a heart attack before he had reached beyond late Middle nge. He had been to the county Hospital i and was walking Home one saturday night when he was stricken his death was quite a blow to me personally. Or. Hay was one of a group of Washington men who formed a Canadian land company and bought several Hundred acres of wheat land in Western Canada on which they did Well. I enjoyed hearing him talk about that investment and the trips he made to Canada. He was a Man of deep religious convictions and took an Active part in the work of his Church the United presbyterian. He had earlier been a member of the second Church before tile two congregations were merged into the present Church and was one of the elders. Son House. I happened to be in the sheriff s office one afternoon when word came that Cam Patterson a Washington lawyer who was practically retired at that time had taken his own life by hanging in his own Home which was the Fine old Brick House on East Washington Street that is now the Home of mrs. Marsh w. Bailey. Sheriff r. H. Mccarty picked up or. Hay. Whose office Wras the suicide was in a far Corner of a dark Hall the House has been completely remodeler since then and there a no Entrance Hall now. The Man had placed a rope Over the hinge of a door and stepped off a chair. Or. Hay simply lifted the body so that he could take the rope off the hinge and limn carried it across the room All by himself and Laid it j Ort a Couch. I had never realized until then How Strong he was. Another incident has to do with a suicide a Man had been missing for several weeks in the South Par of the county near a Ayland and one Day some boys found his body in the w oods. The he supposed it was and instead of sitting on the chair he sat Down quite forcibly on the floor. He was so big and so dignified that the incident almost floored me too. For in those Days i guess i laughed rather easily. But the Coroner Wasny to phased a bit. He unfolded the hair. Sat Down and resumed the inquest As though nothing had happened. Few men the evening journal Washington Iowa elder. Shannon to co.,�? publisher r. E. Shannon managing editor Dave r. Elder business manager Bruce c. Cowden editor. Charlet Morris news editor w. J. Sha Ripon advertising manager Max Marble Plant superintendent published afternoons except sunday. Entered As second Clar,.-, Catter on j Der act of March 3 1879 at Post of face. Washington. Iowa. Uniter press leased wire member Inland Dally press ass n Iowa daily press Assn Iowa press Aason audit Bureau of Cettei Lallon subscription rates could have taken such an incident i a Quot we by Carrier a Quot Quot cd As he took that one. It merely7 illustrated his calmness and his unhurried serenity. Or. Hay was inclined to be absent minded at times. I saw him drive his Model t Ford car in front of the Dankwardt meat per year by Carrier in Washington $12.50 by mail in lows 3 months $2.vt i months $3.75 i year $7.00 outside lows 3 months $2.50 6 montns____________________44.st i year $8.00 All subscriptions payable Nad Vance. Lubrication engineers say a car lubrication is very similar to preventive Medicine. When practice without proper knowledge skill and technical training it becomes a hazardous operation. Even ears supposedly alike often differ Iii lubrication requirements. Saph lubrication Means the right lubricant in the right amount in the right place in the right manner at the right time. Omit Only one of these factors and a Good lubrication Job is possible Only by Lack. That s Why oar manufacturers Are very definite in their lubrication specifications. Why its much to your advantage to bring your car to us who know and Pollow these specifications. You can get to lubrication at most any place at most any Price. But there is a great difference Iii the jobs you get. Eliminate tile Dang or. Get the com pm pop factory specified Job listed at right and take a a Luck a out of Imbricate on. Q. Mace motor co Washington. Iowa Happy you Are when you know that your car has Complete lubrication april service suggestions factory specified lubrication 1. Complete 1.000 mile lubrication a using factory specified lubricants. 2. Wheel bearings lubricate with special lubricant 4664. Twice yearly. Extra charge for rear wheels if removal required 3. Transmission a Drain and refill with Correct seasonal lubricant a 5.ooo mile or twice yearly operation. 4 differential a Drain and refill with Correct seasonal lubricant a 5,000 mile or twice yearly operation. 5. Air cleaner and breather Cap a clean and service. Check Brake fluid. Shock absorbers. Oil filter. Engine Oil
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