Washington Evening Journal in Washington, Iowa
20 May 1963

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20 May 1963

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Washington Evening Journal (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Washington, Iowa Personal message from god religion in America by Louis Cassels United press International a pastor once startled his con negation by asking a How Many of you would like to receive a personal message from god to guide you in Deal my with your problems and help you make sense out of life a a after some hesitation nearly every hand was raised. Very Well said the pastor. Quot ill Tell you where you can mid such a message Quot he reached into the pulpit and held up a Bible a you May have to read this Bolk fairly extensively before you encounter the message that is addressed especially to you Quot he said. A but i can guarantee thai it you read it faithfully. God will speak to you through it. Just As genuinely and personally As if Ile had sent you a Telegram Basic fact that Paster was neither a fanatic nor a fundamentalist he was trying to communicate a Basic fact of Hristian Ltd Eri once on which there is a sink ing degree of agreement among liberals and conservatives protestants and catholics ancient Church fathers and modern theologians a the Bible not Only tells us How god sought his people in the past it is also a Means by Winch he seeks us out says prof. Robert Mcafee Brown of Stanford University not Only an god s demands and promises brought Home to us. But god himself Speaks to us As we Lake the Bible so piously it i for this reason that we speak of the Biblo As Tho word of god have no answer Why god tile holy spirit should choose to communicate with men through the a ars of an ancient la it of which contains a Little hit of everything from authentic history to Folk myths and from sub Lime hymns of Praise to passionately erotic love Meins is a question that Christian cannot answer they eau Only affirm that it happen and invite Kip ties to try for themselves Wyeth or it be so some people unfortunately try to reduce the great mystery to an absurd kind of magic they open the Bible it random Stab their fingers at a verse and expect therein to Lind god s instant a a answer to whatever is troubling them at that moment. The notion that divine guidance is dispensed in such a mechanical Penny in the Slot manner is an insult to god and puts the Bible on a Par with a ouija Board. Less blasphemous but equally ineffective is the casual kind of a scripture nibbling Quot in which the Reader jumps around from one part of the Bible to another without plan or purpose Reading perhaps a psalm tonight a Chap ter from one of the gospels tomorrow night and one of St. Paul s letters next week or next month. Must be studied or. Frederick. Grant a Lead ing biblical scholar of the episcopal Church says that who would hear a the voice of the lord speaking through tin scriptures must be willing not merely to read Tho Bible but to study it seriously and systematically. We Are frequently advised to read the Bible with our own my Sonal needs in mind and to look of a or answers to our private says or Grant. Quot this is Good As far As it goes. But be tor still is the advice to study the Bible objectively and write Down what it teaches summarizing the thought in our own language but without regard a first of All a to our own subjective needs Quot let the great passages fix themselves in our memory let them stay there permanently like Bright beacons launching their powerful shafts of Light upon lits problems a our own and everyone so As they illumine now one. Now another dark area of human life this we should do first making sure that the meaning we derive from the lest is the one Fiat is really there and not our private Wishful substitute a following Uch a method we discover that the Bible does a speak to our condition and meet our needs not just occasionally. Or when some emergency arises but continually the foregoing advice is from or Grant s Superb Little Book. How to read the Bible Quot which is now available in a Collier paperback at 95 cents it production record a or. And mrs David Baird show their two sets of twins born less than to months apart in port hueneme Calif. Two sets of twins that close Are believed a recon a a old twins Aie Donna left and Diane. The new ones ate Michael and Marie. Injures right foot in mowing Accident by Rith Gideon Bethel. May of we Are sorry to report i red Seh Rocker had a right fend Accident while mowing his Lawn last week on his Riding Mower. He managed to get to the car and drove to the Louie Schroeder Bomi where his Niece loan took him to the doctor or Mccreedy sent him on by Ani balance to mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Where surgery was perform re. They Are in Hopes circulation can be restored in his toes i am sure he will enjoy hearing from his friends Ruth and May Gideon called on mrs. Alvin Shaw recently mrs. David Miksch called at the Gideon Home last tuesday morning. Mrs Miksch had the North Side of Tho barn on her farm re shingled last week. The repair was needed due to the Hail storm several years ago. Rose Anne Payne received a number of gifts sunday evening at tin Gideon Home in Honor of her third birthday homemade ice Cream Anil cake was served. Rose Anne s dish of ice Cream was top red with a fresh Strawberry picked that Day from our Patch others hat enjoyed the evening with Rose mine were her parents. Or. And mrs. Bernard Payne and brother Bandy and grandpa and grandma. Or. And mrs Walter linger it celebrated a Little Early As her birthday is May 15. But grandma is away teaching during the week and your writer will be at finding general Assembly in Des Moines wednesday. Or. And mrs. Mac Wallace and mrs. Glen con a re called at the Gideon Home sunday afternoon or and mrs. Mac Wallace Call cd at mercy Hospital in Iowa City to see Fred Schroeder and Grace Stone last thursday evening. Miss Emma Schroeder who broke her hip several months ago. Has been staying with her sister Betty in what cheer. She was to come Home the Day her brother Fred bad his foot Accident. She had her Check up at Iowa City and returned to what cheer. Mrs. Milton Ehrenfelt of Kalona was a mothers Day guest at the Ray Niffenegger Home. What a Cookin edited by Helene Dillon we May live without poetry music and Art it May live without conscience. And live without heart we May live without friends it May live without Hooks but civilized Man cannot live without Cooks. Mrs. Gee. E Brown of Winterhaven Florida recommends to is casserole dish. She says it will make 8 generous Servings. Ham Chicken and cheese casserole 11 cups thin Spaghetti 1 Inch pieces �?~4 cup butter 2 Tablespoon minced onions 4 ounce can mushrooms Drain cd 1 i clip cooked diced Ham i cup cooked diced Chicken a a Teaspoon Salt. Teaspoon celery Alt Pepper to taste i cup sour Cream i cup creamed cottage cheese i cup shredded Sharp cheese Cheddar Cook Spaghetti until tender. Rinse and Drain. Saute onions an 1 mushrooms in butter. Add Ham Chicken and seasonings and heat through. C Combine sour Cream and cottage cheese with Spaghetti add Ham an Chicken mixture and toss together lightly pour into Well buttered casserole and tor w 1 t i cheese. Bake in moderate oven until serving temperature. A few minutes under the broiler will in Rove cheese makes it Brown and bubbly. This recipe for fruit punch will serve 30. Fruit punch with sherbet i pint fresh Orange juice i pint canned pineapple juice 1 pint fresh Lime juice 2 quarts Ginger ale i quart Orange ice blend fruit juices. Add Ginger ale and pour Over Orange ice. Very Good whipped Cream cake does t this sound delicious the recipe is from mrs e it. Mckenney of Winterhaven. Florida. Whipped Ream Ake i cup whipping Cream 1 Teaspoon Vanilla i1 cup sifted cake flour 2 up ii 1 cup sugar 2 Tablespoons baking powder Teaspoon method whip Cream until stiff. Drop in unbeaten eggs one at a time Aud sugar beating filter each addition add Vanilla. Bake in loaf. Or layers. Frost with cooked White k ing Sprinkle with Coconut if desired. La you Are fond of Avocado you will like this dip to serve with Legato chips or Salty wafers. Avocado dip i Large Avocado i Tablespoon Lemon juice i to Hies xxx n Worcester s h 1 r e sauce Teaspoon Salt i Tabu spoon grated onion 1 a Teaspoon garlic Salt Teaspoon Cayenne scoop Avocado out of Shell and Sprinkle with Lemon juice at once. Mash Well and mix remaining ingredients. Whip with egg beater until smooth and Fluffy. Refrigerate covered. Serve with paprika. Quot these thing chiefly do i desire to bake and sew and make a lire. A Garden plot to Plant and tend. The frequent visits cd a Friend Long useful years with Joys to share health to life Send. Home Calm Faith and attend senior play at Keota school by mrs. Boyd Sanders Keota May 15 or. And mrs. Lloyd Walker and or and mrs. Harry Turner of Washington were guests of the Bill walkers and attended the senior class play on tuesday night Iii which their grandson Dave Walker was a member of the cast mrs. Robert Mclaughlin and son John of Temple. Texas came saturday for a Surprise visit with mrs. Mclaughlin a parents or. And mrs. Eugene Martin. Or. Mclaughlin and sons Matt and Joel will come May 19 to be Here for graduation of which Delores Martin is a member of the graduating class. On sunday or and mrs Robert Crone and family of Des Moines visited in the Martin Home. Monday or. And mrs. Eugene Martin and or Robert Mclaughlin and John attended funeral serv ice s for mrs. Martin s aunt. Mrs. Hermon Johansen at Rock Island. Or. And mrs and Sheet enjoyed a Call saturday evening from their son Paul Sheetz and family who called to wish mrs. Sheet mothers Day greetings. Gan Dill returned to his work at West Bester on tuesday after being at Home since thursday with injuries received when he lost ins balance and fell Between two anhydrous ammonia tanks cutting his leg and injuring a wrist or. And mrs. Cloy be Dill and Cheryl visited last thursday evening w till or. And mrs. Charles Rull and family at Washington or. And mrs. L. J. Powell of Wellman were guests of or and mrs. Lewi Powell tuesday evening and attended the senior Cia play a girl shy Quot in which their grandson Dong Powell was a Mem her of tin cast. Fewer members in billion Dollar club a new York up a while business Confidence took its grand false plunge last year the billion Dollar sales club achieved its sharpest corporate membership increase since 1956. I he mythical club of billionaire Industrial concerns took in seven new members without scratching a single 1961 participant lifting membership to a new Peak of 60 firms with record aggregate sales of almost $147.4 billion is. $128.8 billion a year earlier. Of the seven new members. Re Public steel and american motors were reinstated after boing temporarily stricken from flu Rolls in 1961 the five other entrants were All making their debuts. Burlington industries the a Don s largest textile company qualified for membership at least partially through its acquisition of Erwin Mills during the year i graph. Monsanto chemical. Eastman Kodak and u. S. Rubber made the Grade almost entirely through internally generated sales increases. All the now members came from the ranks of manufacturers whose membership now numbers 51. The non manufacturing Lull Ion Aire membership remained unchanged at nine. There were no changes in Posi a turn among the top item Pora a a dolls and All showed sales increases except the a amp in which i suffered a slight decline. General motors took lust place with a huge 28 per cent or s i billion sales jump. Rounding out the big to in order were Standard Oil Telephone Ford a amp a general electric scars Roebuck. Soony Mobil u. S. Steel and Texaco. A look at the Complete list showed 54 members with sales increases Over 1961 and Only six general dynamics. Boeing Martin Marietta and Sinclair Oil. There were some Radical position shifts within the lit. North american aviation and Lockheed Rose six slots each while Shell Oil. Ism and Firestone gained four positions each. Because it sold a subsidiary. American tobacco tumbled to places Down the list despite a minor sales increase on an adjusted basis. General dynamics dipped in positions and Boeing and Union Carbide four apiece. Oil with to members remained the Industry with largest representation in the club As it has for Many years. Other Large participation came from the store chains with eight members and from the aerospace Industry with six aircraft and three electronic participants. The Auto food processing and chemical industries boasted four members apiece no other Indus try Lias More than three members enrolled. 27 graduated at Academy Here in 1895 by Bruce Cowden Many of you will remember f r 0 in personal experience tile Washington Academy which stood where the Myca is now other have heard about it and May to interested because von like to read about Washington historical items i can t give you for certain Tim exact number of years the school functioned but am pretty sure it was started about 1875 and ceased in 1910. For a number of years after the Academy finished its Ca reer the building was used for pub lie school purposes and then a torn Down to make Way for tile Myca that was Between 1920 and 1925. Some of the bricks in Tho old building were used for the garage that stands immediately South of the Myca the town still has a reminder of the Academy in the Tow ii clock now in the court House Tower that originally sounded the hours from the Supalo of the Academy. Those facts about the building and the school seemed appropriate in starting a Brief piece abut the Academy commencement in 1895, when the school was going Strong. There was left in my room the other Day a Large envelope filled with printed things about that occasion Given me by mrs. Elsie collard. They had then a gift to her from a next door neighbor the late mrs. Jessie Dougherty who was a member of the class which was graduated that year. She was a daughter of Winfield Smouse. Who was one of the Best known and influential citizens washing ton Ever had at her death mrs Dougherty willed most of her Large estate to Washington institutions. She was a very Public spirited person and a woman whose Friendship i enjoyed very much in her late r years. The Smouse a n j Dougherty Home on South Iowa Avenue has now been converted into the captains table a popular eating place it was very kind of i canard to let me have the of these Academy relies of 68 years ago that Academy commencement was held on june 6. 1895. Lipping and a program Booklet in the envelope from mrs. Conard concerned the 10th anniversary reunion of that class held Here in 1935. A rather remarkable fact in connection with the reunion was that after to y East All mein hers of the class but one were living. And the one who died was killed in an Accident Only a few weeks before the reunion included in tile package from mrs. Conard was a copy of the Academia of May june. 1895 this school Magazine gave All sorts of fact about the commencement of that year including Short sketches of the various members of the graduating class. Tho commencement address that year was delivered by Granville g Bennett. A Pioneer lawyer in Washington. Who had achieved prominence in his Prole Sion else where. Prof s e Mckee of Pitts Burgh first principal of the Aca Demy was Here for the commencement. J f Matthews was t i principal in 1895 theres a program leaflet for the commence ment in the packet the 27 Grad nates that year were Hugh me a leery. Ralph Livingston. Lama Springer. Jessie Smouse. Ida bail by Laura Moore. Etta Samson. Charles Truesdale. Ralph Atchis on. Howard Hamilton a Arrie sen fold m a y in e Morton. Etic i 1 Smouse Emma Mccall Charles Hughes Willard Lect. Izui White. Jennie Welch. Katheryn Wilson Myrtle Pearson. Fred Palmer Josie Sowash George Lemon Mal tor Brown. Bessie Sowash. Frank Ross. Robert Dougherty most of them were from the Washington Community. There were Only two courses in those Days the Classi Cal and s c 1 e n tit in. A business course a added later. Several members of the class remained in Washington or returned Here Atte r going away for More schooling and became prominent in the lit of this Community others became prominent elsewhere. Most of Tho girls married and lived the rest Ai their live in this Community that 40th anniversary reunion in 1935 must have been quite an occasion. In e r i t i n g considerable space in the journal but was saddened by news received Only a few Days before of the death of Charles Hughes youngest member anti the Only one not living until the evening journal Washington. Iowa in t i 11 kill a editor and business a Miner William Shannon vie president advert is i Tiff director Charles Morris news editor brine Cowden contributing editor Howard Hazen production superintendent published afternoons except sunday. Christina and july 4th. Entered As second class matter under act it get March ii is at Post office Washington Iowa United press reused wire members Inland a nil it pres Assn Iowa i la 11 v press ass�?Tn., now a press Asj a. Audit Bureau of circulations Rural subscription rates 3 months b months a a 4.7a i year outside Iowa 3 Mon los 3 no 6 in on t ii Ltd a a $ i i year a $10.00 per year by Carrier in Washington �?---$20.00 per week by Carrier in Washington 4 0 then he lived at Wenatchee. Was where he we As an attorney and mayor of to e City i death was due to intone received in a fall Down stairs he had been planning to attend the class reunion Here. He was from Louisa county having lived at Columbus Ltd and in its. Aii but nine of the 27 in the class attended the reunion held at the Myca fittingly in Tho building that stands where the old Academy once stood Quot Here was a banquet followed by a program. Greetings to the class at the reunion came from president Franklin i. Roosevelt. Governor Clyde herring congressman Edward c Eichor and mayor r l. Lytle. These were All printed on the first Page of the journal Ako a picture of the class taken the year they were graduated. My Carri thanks to mrs Conard for loaning me these clippings and program and i in glad mrs. Dough try passed them n to her neighbor so that they could be made available Cor me to in sped and comment on Here. I Hope mrs co Nard will permit me to keep tile old Academia for a few More Days As i would like to use something about what Wain it. Especially the advertisements. They help show How lit Quot was different in Washington o8 years ago from what it i today Bear hug St. to. Up a a Quot Friendly 1.250,000 Pound squeeze is part of the indoctrination Given to freight cars of the future at the new Ace industries research Center Here. The Lengthwise squeeze is Only one phase of an extensive series of torture tests a new car is subjected to to determine its ability to withstand the bumps bunt and Bangs that can be expected in freight Tram service. Professional directory attorneys Loi is j. Kehoe a attorney Jeffry bldg. A phone of 3-3991. Livingston. Day amp Bates a attorneys a Robert Day a Robert Bates a abstract dept in office 204 West main St. A phone 3-2147. George f Morrison a Gifford Morrison a Ira Morrison a lawyers. Phone of 3-2802 213 South Marion ave. Morr Ison. Morrison. And Lloyd Edmond i. Morrison jr., James e. Lloyd. It to me is at Law-211 w. Washington St. Rhone of 3-2924 John c. Owen a attorney. 119v-West Washington South Side Square. Phone of 3-2874 Siew vat amp Shearer a actor runs at Law Richard v Stewart Paul v Shearer a tract dept. In office 225 West main phone of 3 2159. Dentists Dale e. Garrels. D d s. A dentist. Room 202 journal building. Mondays wednesdays fridays. Call any Day of the week for appointment phone of 3-3163. Osteopaths or. P. L i tier osteopathic physician journal bldg. Phone of 3 3303 rectal diseases. Optometrists John u Lemmon. O d eyes examined fitted visual training corrective Eye care especially for children at Logan jewelry. Phone of 3-2015. Or r. Q Eastland a phone of 2 4802 downstairs across from journal bldg. Closed wednesday i. In and thur Day a in. Contact lenses Cash $30. To $500. Joe Paloska asses a Crumb. A. The Stieve Kuttin a -i?0 Honey doll an Fer yer information i m 6ckj\a r Marky her important question so ahead k ump n it front Ota truck now please pc t map. Hone yeom i act a a sum n Cut. Isery Portal by Ham Fisher also consolidation Loans one Stop service meanwhile Back Home with All the excitement stemming from Cape canaveral mrs. Hattie Cooper astronaut Gordon Cooper s Kotlier Sticks by her to set in Tecumseh okla and at cooped s Home in Taylor Lake Village. Tex., w Ife tidy gets lie Gills gaga Lett and Jan ult to school Bible offers you a ramblings evening journal Washington Iowa monday May 20, 1963 confidentially on your signature a Auto financing time loan inc. Quot your lending neighbor Quot Charles Jeffrey mor. 112 e. Washington St. Dial of 3-4791 a step a hazardous drop from the helicopter Dixie and Gimme Are rescued by a fishing boat amp a amp Good evening i i 155 Dugan miss chateaubriand Dixie Dugan caught Jed and i were expecting you we be been heading about you on the radio by Mcevoy and Striebel

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