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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - February 23, 1977, Sioux Center, Iowa See City guard talks beneficial Butch enthusiastic a so zen Yida Fth Over the development cd committee s report at a meeting held last week temely h Edmer Vale pin alms with to dts extensively smeared than any other organization in american history. Yet. The society is already by far the largest the r strongest the most extensive the most influential and we think the most effective voluntary anti communist organization anywhere in the world. What is More important we believe our membership is the finest. Body of men and women on Earth today.". Lifetime membership dues Cost a Flat $2,000. Regular annual membership in the Home chapter costs $48 for men and $24 for women. After taking a dosage of that you began to wonder if those men walking around with i such worried looks were waiting for Tail gunner Joe Mccarthy to enter the Roon. His lifetime membership had expired some Twenty years prior however. Eventually rider got up and delivered a ? 95-minute attack on the attack on the family r and thee . Every aspect of our lives would be ,. Affected immediately by e..," she said. It would completely centralize control of. Our lives. The name of the game is total control. It is one of the most deadly proposals of this Century. Five minutes after Congress gave it to the states with Little or no debate Hawaii ratified it another 20 a states did so within a year. This was pure rider explained that National women s groups censored All objection to e., and went out of her Way to criticize the lieutenant governor of Tennessee. He had endorsed e.. So that women could have such rights As becoming it governor in the state of Arizona. There is no such office in r Arizona. She had. Herself smeared someone else for something that did t pertain to her topic All in the name of the War against e.. A native of Ohio. Rider explained that an ofic a m a i is Karl Marc Uthe. A realism Adinow it appears in ref tent wished to continue a dialogue in the months " a i in essence the Sioux Center Community had asked the guard if a specialized unit such As that of a helicopter outfit might be considered for the area. Boone and Dubuque Iowa Are the Only areas in the state maintaining a similar organization Clousing and others stressed the fact that n West Iowa had no such facility and that a comparable guard unit would Benefit the entire area. The guard acknowledging the latter said that they agreed that n West Iowa was without such a component but indications were that their hands were tied that such a move was dependent upon other Levels i.e., the Federal government. All of this meant that any move by Sioux Center in this direction would be fruitless at this time. Still the group said they were More than pleased with what they Learned from Gen. May and other guard officials concerning the Community and n West Iowa. I think that a Strong rapport Between us was gained said Phil Vermeer. It s True that the Type of unit we inquired about cannot be pictured in our immediate future but it s equally True that we Are All still interested in the guard and want to continue working with them and looking at other possibilities. We had no reason to believe the guard Felt Vermeer a former guardsman himself said he Felt confident that the unit direction for Sioux Center would hold Strong. There s Many Many persons who want us to pursue the possibilities he said that although the Community wished to establish a unit in Sioux Cente later proposals were inclusive of the Sioux county area. He said that a viable unit one that was made up of All people from the area would be a Long lasting organization. We do envision such a unit As being a top notch outfit Clousing said and the indications we received from our neighbors was that of support they said that they saw a guard group As benefiting the entire Rensink said he viewed the guard visits with optimism. We Are definitely going. Ahead and continuing Are Fine association with the guard. We know that we Are in agreement on Many things and that will see Botasi Desalon Way in the a snowy owl anyone Sioux Center news wednesday february 23,1977 Paige. 4 by John Van Dyk in recent weeks a puzzling and appeared in a local paper. At least not a few people in the Sioux Center area wondered Why anyone would want to know the whereabouts of a snowy owl in North West Iowa. Anyone sighting a snowy owl the and read please Call Gordon Brand or John Van could it be that these two Fellows Dort profs mind you were brazenly soliciting information about the precise location where they might approach one of these magnificent creatures and callously shoot it Down As a collector s for some showcase in the biology room or is it possible that they lost a valuable owl and Are now searching High and Low to retrieve it perhaps they Are looking for an escaped pet ingenious Hoigh these suggestions May be they miss the Mark entirely. It so happens that Gordon and i Are birdwatchers or As the common parlance goes nowadays birders. In our spare time we study the rider who is on a lecture circuit of the american opinion speaker s Bureau then moved on to the subject of the child and family service act of 1975. She said the project would spend $2 billion in its first three years alone and that children would Start going to Day care centers at age two. She said the 71-Page e.. Bill claims to strengthen the family by creating a partnership Between Federal state and local governments and the but according to rider the partnership is not a partnership at All. It is total government domination of the parents. She compared it to a romans christians relationship whereby the government is getting fat off our while posting display cards listing the government s rights and those of parents she commented excuse me for getting the cards a Little crooked but that s a Little like the the government holds a lion s share of authority for deter. Mining regulations procedures establishing controlling and monitoring local programs providing the funds and deciding control of All services. The Secretary of health education and welfare hew is the Petty dictator of the program and the whole scheme is crooked. It s socialism. The Secretary interferes with local decisions and operations and approves state next rider asked How. Many of us can afford More taxes?1 Why should the govern a ment interfere with our children How much local control do we have none. The whole Bill is a lie it does t affect High or Low income people just the ones Between $8,000 and $30,000 pay the axes. It is an. Attack on the family a " in Ohio schools you can teach witchcraft but Don t you dare Pray 1 in proverbs it says As the Twig is Bent so grows the tree How is the government to Bend our Twig it is All a direct attack on our values our attitudes and the family. Even our right to religious Freedom is under attack by e.." r another area of attack was the supreme court. Every Law in every state is turned Over to Congress and All questions of  constitutionality go to the supreme court. Unelected justices have the final say and that is dictatorship. There will be government control Over every aspect of our lives in the name of e.-that s 1 scare tactics deceit paranoia. You could say it was a gathering of anarchists and give Ceasar that which belongs to Ceasar but the fact remains that the local chapter of the John Birch society had no immediate plans to Over throw the govern ment or any other physical action. Everyone was simply urged to get involved to prevent a e. and to provoke its rescinding. In its. Secretive Way Hje Oce to impression that it is very unhappy with the present state of condition America but that America is still the greatest nation on Earth. And i suppose the commies in t want us to break off nto separatist factions either too bad you weren t there Tail gunner Joe-you1 missed a Good show Birdlike in this part of the state keeping an especially Sharp Eye out for rarities and unusual occurrences which we report to the Iowa ornithologists Union and the Audubon society. As a recent article in the Des Moines Register explained this Winter snowy owls have invaded North Central Iowa in larger than Normal numbers. This Large White Bird Only reaches Iowa Seldom by. Its haunts Are the cold Polar Tundra where it feeds on rodents. Ornithologists Are interested in finding out More about their move ments in Winter and Are eager to receive All the information Amateur birders can Supply. The snowy owl is one of the rarest owls in Sioux county. There Are at least five kinds of owl that occur Here More frequently. Most common Are the great Horne d owl and the screech owl both of which can be found within the City limits of Sioux Center. Then also both the Long eared and the Short eared owl regularly appear in this area As do the barred owl and the burrowing owl. Occasionally an owl about As rare As the snowy shows up. For example just a few weeks ago i found the diminutive saw whet owl close to the Dort Campus. It is the smallest of All our local owls no bigger than a Starling and exceedingly uncommon in this part of Iowa. This Winter we Learned two snowy owls were sighted in the Vicinity. One was discovered about five Miles West of Sioux Center on december 15 and identified by or. Newel the local conservation officer and a week ago i received a Call from a gentleman in i Wood. Who had spotted a snowy owl near Ellsworth Border. Minn., just North of the Iowa Many others have called to report the presence of a Large White Bird As the and stated. These however turned out to be White pigeons so common in Sioux Center. If you see a Large White Bird in the area and you Are in doubt about its identity then remember the following features which characterize the snowy owl it is a very continued on Page 10 it when you Bank by mail with us can t get out to the Bank today no problem. For your convenience you can \ mail in your deposits to us. V just Send us your checks along with the savings or checking account deposits slips and Well mail your receipts to you right away. And savings account earns big interest 24 hours a Day 365 Days a year. 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