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/ Superior Express Established in 1900 Blauvelt, Managing Edier / PRIZE  I WINNING x &apos;,NEWSPAPER 1972 / J NEBRASKA PRESS Pubiished Weekly by Publishing Company, Inc. 8 148 East Third St. Uperior, Nebraska 68978 l"nursday, June 15, 1972 Class Postage Paid At Superior rates $5.00 pp- year payable in Nebraska and Kansas, Year elsewhere. U.S. Cars Cain follow the selfless example of the Wichita building trades, there would undoubtedly be more work for everybody. And after all, that's what a free economy is all about. The Phillips County Review Accent On The Obvious (From the Sedalia, Missouri Democrat) A team of University of Missouri sociologists has completed a three- year study of small-town elderly-- specifically, 1,716 persons 65 years or more in age living in 63 Missouri communities of 250 to 5,000 population--and has come up with an "index of life satisfaction." Among the findings: --Married couples scored higher on the index than did the widowed, the divorced, the separated or the single. --Those who had Social Security or in the competitive war private sources of income or both had and foreign auto makers higher scores than those on Old Age betroit, with "an assist from Assistance. is making major --Those who reported a decline in Sales of U.S. minis and income since 1960 had a lower life up and, for the first time satisfaction score compared to those sales are down. whose financial situation had not the major importers, changed or had improved. the major German and --Those who reported themselves as leaders, are experiencing "never lonely" had higher scores than buildups which in some those who were "occasionally lonely" forced them to cut prices, or "frequently lonely." and compact sales rise. --Those who classified themselves small cars, Pinto, as middle aged scored highest in life d Gremlin, registered sales satisfaction; those who considered fifteen percent in the themselves old scored lowest. months of the year. --In most cases, good health and total sales amounted to 248,000 high social participation were in that period. Meanwhile, positively related to high life Snall car sales totaled 488,000 satisfaction scores, just as poor health period, down from 502,000 and limited participation tended to be two new American small associated with low life satisfaction Soon to appear, which are tncrease the U.S.-made sales Oldsmobile will introduce fall and Ford a lower- next year. of the deficit in the nation's ;, in part caused by that Americans are today, ore from aborad than selling, reaction of Detroit is a major economic Not only are the jobs of scores: The study was supported by grants totaling $122,641 from the U. S. Public Health Service. Its discoveries are similar to those of a $249,000 study made in Puerto Rico, also sponsored by the Health Service, which reported that young people are happier than old people, healthy people are happier than sick people, people with money are happier than people without money, etc. involved, in the long If the Health Service is willing to : the strength of the dollar is come up with another six-fl grant, e perhaps other teams of sociologists can latest news from Detroit is be found who will be willing to study devaluation of the dollar, these studies. imports higher, has And as long as we're having studies, helped the American it would be interesting to have one that industry, compared the life satisfaction indexes of those scientists who make genuine Forward Step contributions to human understanding compared with those who seem to labor at Wichita should spend an inordinate amount of time analyzing the obvious. moratorium on wage initiated by carpenters, cement masons, iron and teamsters, has for some very worthy reasons. explains Eddie Kandt, 'agent for a Carpenter's local, for labor, "this will facilitate substantial to the public and private o.f construction in our area, turn, will stimulate ad- and thereby create jobs. it is our belief that price of construction costs will new industry to locate in is our home and we do everything possible to its continued growth and Very briefly, these are about this should be the highlights for the response has been lus, and high praise for labor in Wichita is coming sources. Foreman, president of the association at Wichita, believes this decision will construction to save million dollars during the believe that these unions, and their individual earned the gratitude of of the Wichita area." H'. Greene said he feels is the most extensive in the nation to influence in the construction and that it will have a real tln "the continued growth of and the economic stability of point--to create more of vital importance and if industry, govern- other union labor would Our Capital In recent court proceedings in the national capital .various informed groups estimated Washington now contains 50,000 homosexuals. The capital has long been one of the crime centers of the nation and is obviously on its way to becoming one of the havens for homosexuals. The estimate that one of every eighteen persons in the national capital is a homo should concern every American, because of these many are likely to be involved in the federal government. While one does not wish to prosecute or persecute these unfortunates, or abnormals (they often claim they are not unfortunates), American life and American social structure, in fact self- preservation and our national in- terests, are affected by the growth of homosexuality. Thus the trend should be discouraged and attacked in every way possible, as a matter of common sense. Applause During thePresident's recent visit to Moscow Americans were puzzled by the scarcity of applause given Mr. Nixon in his public appearances. In his first appearances the President received no applause. Gradually the Russians began to applaud when the President appeared. Toward the end of his Moscow stay an American questioned a Soviet of- ficial about the initially cool reception. He was told the Russian people wanted to know about the talks, the work and the accomplishments of, the meeting, before they applauded. "The Russian people never applaud for nothing," he reportedly answered. Obviously, the Russians haven't been conditioned by American television MC's, who nightly receive ovations just for coming onstage (for which most are already overpaid). From The Fi/es . . . . . Forty Years Ago Mr. and Mrs. Jens Hoyer were seriously injured in an auto crash near Hardy Satur- day night. Eight young men were in the other car, four of them hospitalized with injuries. J. L. Scroggin of Oak has sold the pioneer radio broadcasting station KFEQ to Interstate Nurseries of Hamburg, Iowa. The station was moved from Oak to St. Joseph, Mo., about six years ago, Mr. Seroggin retaining ownership and management until this time. L. T. Brodstone left Tuesday for New York, to embark for London called by the illness of his sister, the Lady Vestey. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Lyman are opening their third stere Saturday. It will he known as "The Collins Store" and is located in Auburn, NOb. Twenty-five Years Ago Gordon Sheets has taken over management of the Farmers Union Cream Station. It has previously been managed by his father, Cecil Sheets. A break in the oil line caused quite a bit of damage to the Scroggin farm about one and one-half miles from Oak. After the break was repaired, the workers set fire to several thousands of gallons of oil, which had been lost. The resulting fire could he seen from Superior. The Nora correspondent is right on her toes when it comes to news, but we wish she would speed up a little in the matter of cashing her checks. One just came back that we issued her in March, 1938, just a few months over nine years ago. The Claude E. Shaw and Minor Baird Insurance Agencies have announced a merger, the new business to be called the Shaw-Barid-Stubbs Agency. Fifteen Years Ago A large barn at the Buren Reed farm, five miles south- west of Bostwick, was struck by lightning and burned to the ground early Monday morning. Mayor Arabelle Hanna received telegrams from Congressman Phil Weaver and Senator Roman Hruska the first of the week stating that federal funds had been authorized for the government's share of building the proposed Superior sewage disposal plant. The amount was more than 70,000 and represented about a third of the total cost of the project. Dr. Sherwood L. Larson has moved with his family to Superior from Duluth, Minn., and has taken over the practice of Dr. Byron L. Brown, who is soon to leave the city to begin a residency in orthopedic surgery at Memphis, Tenn. Soren Thorpe of Sidney, Neb., injured in an automobile ac- cident near here Friday, May 31, is still unconscious at who live a few miles east of Superior, quitely observed their golden wedding anniversary June 12. Funeral services for Mrs. Lydia Wolfskill will he held at Boulder, Colo., Wednesday afternoon. She died Sunday evening. Mrs. Wolf skill was a former well known Superior resident and was a reporter for the Express for a number of years. Five Years Ago A tornado touched down at the Kenneth Wulf farm three and one-half miles east of Guide Rock Sunday at about 3:40 p.m. The family was away from home at the time. 7rhe Centennial Camp meetings, sponsored by the Nuckolls County Ministerial Association drew capacity crowds Sunday afternoon and 'evening. Rev. Grady Wilson, who is an associate of Rev. Billy Graham, spoke at both ser- vices. Gary Lee Swanstrom, 18, a life-long resident of the Oak community, was drowned in Oak Creek, southwest of Oak last Thursday afternoon. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Swanstrom and a grandson of Mrs. John Erickson of Superior. Jennifer Reinke of Deslder won the National Spelling Bee at Washington, D.C., last week. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Reinke. A severe windstorm hit the Superior community last Wednesday afternoon, breaking trees and littering the residence streets with broken branches. Worst damage was at the new Superior High School building, where the loss was estimated at about $10,000. One Year Ago Megam Moret represented Superior at Cornhusker Girls State held in Lincoln, June 5-11. She was sponsored by the local American Legion Auxiliary Post 103. Ron Springer, a Caterpillar tractor operator for the Kansas- Bostwick Irrigation District, was bitten just above the knee by a rattlesnake Saturday morning when he jumped from the Cat he was operating. A small one-engine Piper airplane crashed in a pasture south of Lovewell Lake between 2 and 3 p.m. Sunday. The oc- cupants of the plane, John Berry and Twila Dunbar, escaped without any apparent injuries. Donald Meyer, owner of the R & M Body Shop, will he the president of the Superior school board for the coming year. He was elected at the boards meeting Monday evening. Brodstone Hospital in Superior. ,QP 0 He suffered a brain concussion, O L717 > tO /f U a bad scalp wound and a broken  ,.,5,  collarbone. Ten YearsAgo 0  O Phillip Hayes, 22, Superior, Q  / was bound over to district court under $1,000 bond at Nelson Monday, for his part of a cattle --dt project--of last Friday night. His companion, Nicholas  Bailey, 15, of Guide Rock, was released to custody of a relative. A class of 36 completed the five-week Radiological Course, conducted in Superior, under the direction of the local Civil / Defense Committee. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Colborn, The 1971 Red Cross fund drive in Nuckolls county has been completed according to Mrs. LeVern Erickson, county chairman. A total of $1,300.21 was raised i'n Nuckolls county this year. I LETTER I I I l To the Editor I I I Editor: We so often hear the statement, "It can't happen here!" Well, it did happen here! On the day that Gov. Wallace was shot an incident took place which went unnoticed by the national news media. That great American hero and close ally of Gov. Wallace, General Edwin A. Walker of Dallas, Texas was arrested and thrown in jail beca u., he was leading a prayer vigil in a city park in the Dallas area. Since then a group of so-called Peace Demonstrators made havoc out of the main street of Portland, Ore., marching down the street in a anti-war demonstration, wrecking plate glass windows, destroying private property, and throwing innocent people into public Capitol News ..... Water Plan Council Will Sort Projects Members of the Legislative much state money will be Council study committee on the requested. state water plan will meet here The senators have said they next month to sort out the water are interested in supporting a projects on the drawing board, combination of water projects-- The committee members some designed to provide have said they're interested in irrigation, some aimed at flood having more state money control and some involved pumped into water resource basically with soil conservation. development in Nebraska. Keith Myers, Nebraska soil They decided last week that conservation specialist with the the only way to convince their U.S. Department of fellow legislators that the Agriculture, urged the senators money is needed to put to have separate priority lists priorities on the pending for each type of project. projects and explain why they But Ziebarth and Kokes, are needed, especially, said that approach In an unusually frank isn't practical in putting discussion, the senators said together a package for political considerations would Nebraska. have to be taken into account "You're talking about apples while the list is being put and oranges," Ziebarth said to together. Myers, "but all we see are The lawmakers originally oranges." asked the State Soil and Water Myers said the Department of Conservation Commission to Agriculture funds soil con- establish the priorities. But the servation work, the Department commission staff said there of Interior handles irrigation were too many subjective projects and the Corps of decisions involved--such things Engineers is concerned with as social objectives, flood control. For example, Jerry Wallin He said the state could short told the committee, is it the itself on federal funds unless it state's policy to encourage divides its projects up along projects in areas where similar functional lines. population is declining and try Kokes said it wouldn't he a to stimulate growth? good idea for the Legislature to Wallin, who heads the corn- say irrigation, for example, mission's comprehensive should have the No. 1. priority planning section, said that type in the state. of a question couldn't be an- swered by the agency without "There are places where they more guidance from the couldn't care less about legislators, irrigation, but flood control is a Senator Rudolk Kokes of Ord major concern," he said. said it is just as important to Kokes also said Nebraska make sure the priority list is must get busy and "tie down" well distributed geographically its water resources with plans, and politically so it can be sold at least, because other areas of to the 1973 Legislature. the nation are casting envious "If we play it right," Kokes eyes at Nebraska water. said, %ve'll have projects all "We need to have enough over the state so when we go projects to show where we're after the money, we'll get it. going to use this water so they People all over the place want a don'tkeep looking at it so much. piece of the pie, and rightfully We may suddenly find ourselves so." without water and then we're Senator Wayne W. Ziebarth of goin to he in trouble," the Ord Wilcox also stressed the ira- senator said. portance politics will play in Senator Maurice Kremer of getting the Legislature to Aurora, chairman of the study provide more state money to go committee, said he recently with the federal and local funds appeared on a program with new being used tofinance water former U. S. Interior Secretary conservancy projects. Stewart Udall. The legislators asked Dayle Willlamson, executive director Kremer said Udali claimed of the commission, to prepare a Congress was going to be list of pending projects and reluctant to provide funds for have it read for the corn- projects whichwouldencourage mittee's July 6 meeting in more farm production in view of Lincoln. survluses. At that time, the lawmakers Iremer said he objected on will compare projects against grounds that farming is the criteria prepared by the "life blood" of Nebraska's commission staff and agaLrmt economy and that the state the political criteria they will doesn't have any other furnish themselves, resources-such as coal and Although the aim is to get oil--to fall hack on. more state money into the He said Udall told him to water projects, there hasn't "stick to that story and shout it been any talk yet about how loud" to Congress. fountains. Police stood by -,..::.$::,:;.:.:z;::::.:;::;::::.;:::':. helplessly. 1 ....-,..t,.: .. "" ..  -r:.;...;.:,:. :.:z:.:.:.:-:.:.:.:.:.::.:.-'.:.:.:,:.:,:%.. k<.... f::...'.... ;....... ..................... < ......... i The police had been to d by I ceRVICES i the man who is running for major of the city and who is rllgll 1: ,- serving as interim major, that they were not to do anything to stop the so-called peace ................. demonstrators... Let the boys have their fun! Let them destroy! Don't bother them! The mayor had told the police if they intervened the city would not pay their legal defense if they should he sued by the demonstrators. Gen. Edwin A. Walker and friend of Gov. Wallace had no protection. The city police moved into the park where they were praying for the recovery of Gov. Wallace and arrested Gen. Walker and took him to the Dallas jail. He was asked if he wanted to call an attorney. He said, indignantly, "Of course not! I don't need an attorney to defend me while praying in a tax-supported city park which has so often seen the marches of anarchists." They locked him up! Gen. Walker, a hero of World War II and the Korean War ! When Jesus Christ needed His disciples the most, they either fled or fell asleep. When America needs defenders too many of her citizens are asleep. Are we willing to give up our religious freedom? Are we ready to give up what our forefather's fought for? Mrs. Paul Blaclmtone Superior, Neb. SUPERIOR BEULAH Reformed Presbyterian Church 5th and Bloom Rev. R. W. Cukey, Pastor The Lord's Day Church School ......... 10 a.m. Morning Worship .... 11 a.m. Evening Worship, 7:80 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting, 7:30 p.m. Catholic Church Services Rev. Edward J. Jaworowski Rectory Phone: 879-3735 Sacred Heart Church Nelson Sunday Mass ........ 8:30 a.m. St. Joseph's Church Superior Mass Schedule Saturday ............ 7:00 p.m. Sunday ................ 10:00 am. Week Day ............ "/:80 am. Church of The Nazarene 740 East 7th Rev. Ted Dodd Sunday Stmday School ...... 9:45 a.m. Morning Service, 10:45 a.m. NYPS .................. 6:15 p.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m.. Wednesday Midweek Prayer Service .... 7:30 p.m. United Methodist Church 448 Kansas Street Superior, Nebraska Rev. Max O. McCamley Sunday Service Church School ...... 9:15 a.m. Worship ........... 10:30 a.m. Nursery Provided First ,Baptist Church Albert J. Kleinsaer Pastor 6th and Commercial Sunday Servien Sunday School ... .9 :00 ._a.. Worship ............ I0:0 Thursday Bible Study and Prayer ............ 9:30 a.m. , , t , OUR REDEEMER Lutheran Church (Lutheran Church In America) Rev. Kent Morse, Pastor 505 Kansas St. Sunday Services Worship ............... 9:30 a.m. Church School .... 10:20 a.m. The Church of Christ Meets at 530 E. 4th St. Kenneth Peterson, Pastor Sunday Worship ................ 9:30 a.m. Sunday School .... 10:30 a.m. Evening Service, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study .: .............. 7:30 p.m. Saturday Youth Meeting.. 7:30 p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME , ! Centennial Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) Ninth and Dakota Streets Martin H. Juengel, vacancy pastor Sunday School, 9:15 a,m. Bible classes, 9:]5 a.m. Service, 10:30 a.m. "GESuNDHEITr'  |11