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• • • • • the doctors no longer had hope for the her husband had lived in. For many it would have been recovery, his parents, family mem-a sad trip. Her husband and father of her five children around the baby's crib in a wasn't along for the trip. He died last year. as easy for the tears to flow as the We still remember the phone call we received a into the crib and took the newborn into few hours "after his death asking if a funeral announce- slowly begat to sing "Jesus loves you for ment could be published in The Express. Though it was so..." With tear stained voices others a sad time, the family's faith continued unshakened. joined in the love song of hope being Though she shared tears that evening over the tele- youngster. SOng offered more than just hope for the phone, we also shared laughter as we remembered the was a strong expression of the father's good times and experiences we, had when they lived in is now calling upon to help overcome Superior. with the loss of a loved one. In this uncertain time, we regret so many Ameri- week a family friend from the 1970s cans have lost hold of the faith which sustained and a brief visit. She has taken a month away carried their ancestors through times of adversity. That na to visit the communities she and faith in God is still needed today. S. Truman has long been associ- "the buck stops here." But where stop? government spent $1,381 billion and billion in taxes during fiscal 1992. taxes per capita totalled $3,801. being spent per capita, the state ranked When federal spending was compared to Kansas ranked 18th with $3,981 col- K spent. Though ranked 18th, federal ansas as a percentage was only 97 per- national average. It was 93 percent in per capita (ranked from 1 to 10) were New Mexico, Mississippi, North Dakota, West Virginia, Alabama, Maine, Montana, Virginia, South Dakota and Idaho. The 10 states receiving the least federal spending capita (ranked from 41 to 50) were New York, Wisconsin, Nevada, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Illi- nois, Connecticut, Delaware and New Jersey. Though we apparently receive more than we send to Washington, we continue to be firmly convinced that spending must be reduced. President Clinton has proposed $246 billion in tax increases be accompanied with $100 billion in spending cuts. If adopted, this plan will mean higher taxes for every American. there are those in both states who be- For far longer than was reasonable, states have :s should receive a larger share of the looked to Wash!ngton for "free money. It isn t free strre]ates i'e--ceiving the most federal spending canand doWeforSh°uldnourselves•t expect Washington to do what we From Our y Files s Ago with a live wire and was knocked Blanche Goodrich, county su- Franz Langer and Jim Davis. lease to the ground. .. . perintendent, reports 16vacancies Twenty Years Ago o Jonn _ Ivol Stever went to t enras.Ka remain in the rural schools. She A combine accident claimed ewnen City to take over me managerlat asks teachers with certificates who the life of Arthur Hoeltin , horses, duties of the local Hesteds stores, exoect to teach to notify her I wrone , " sets of har- Fifty Years Ago . "Virginia Martin assi'sted'with ""Tlae'""Superior Insurance Farmers are busy harvesting the cooking for harvest hands at A,,encv will soon move to a new • Ernest this area s best ever wheat crop. the McFarland home the -ast J" .......... d ............. e OlilCe m Me ~ecurlty iNauonal me[reme ¥~elds oi 50 uusnels per acre are w k ee . Bank Building. The space was common. ' Forty Years Ago f rm " ~ployeeof Mrs.C.E.Shaw, surgicaldress- In the army now are Richard occupied by Dr. H. H. sl~a Power..ingehairman, desiresalargegroup Meyer, Jack Long, Robert Mrs William Stichka won the ~and knee of workers to hedp fi!l [he q.tmta. Whartman, Rayraond Driggs~ and' (Die bzd in contest and LeRov t.ntingatthe .Th.e .WOtK wjll.:b Po! aoove Junior Etter. • ' mkethe ieeatin,,cont,*statthe m contact McGrath's hardware store.The old mill race bridge on ~'~vFour~le~eleb~on, Sunerior south Bloom was moved to a new Debra Lorimer Kronbe wili ~,./k~ ... _.1.1 .-... -- ]l locationnorthwestofBostwick.It ,,r,d,,t,.fro,~,~'~,~hr~k~I,,h te ecrlon~ isa ood bridge and should serve v .... 1"i="t~'"~I~ n'" tel lec .lon i II g odistaosp'ta Sc oo of ursi g, M. for another hundred hears K J m II • • • o aha. She will join her hus- Smidt was the mover, band, Lt. Bruce Kronberg, in rang as I walk, I get at lease one piece of gravel r n idSe;o dt r lnhw pe t e2d, A I ask a. matter how careful I am, how fight I fasten my co • . To, * ........ kindofsocksIwear onem,ainofsa Amana es American Legion. Omer officers .. :,.t xears e go . ... , *----- * __^ ur.o,.:..,.,., Lee upenor uremen answerea to In ITI • • t • i Ul~ vv g;HUCH vv a~t.,l~v., y walk. Sometimes, R sposslble to shake t ..................... calls the first 12 days of July ~'al~l " • Wllllalns~ I.)lCK ;~UttOI1, lx.oo~Lt . . .-' " nothave to stop and remove lL There are ~r ..... ~:mm~t R,~¢~ Tee .qa~eEd Meekms joined the Farm- taring enough for me to take the time to Andrew Tnrdnm ers State Bank staff. m order tobe able tocontinue without damage -al--d n'e Stine- n*-an and Ben _ Kitty Kohn, Jackie m .h "-- " . Shaw were married at the Meth- Brent Poa r sClpate s ti ne orldfullofimperfeefions, itisimposs blenot odist Church, Nelson, June 28 t eoras a po . , of them during the span of our walk here. We LaVera Schmidt and Yale Meyer Grand Islar~d. ~_ 'ention by keeping fight watch on our behav- were married in Rosemont Juner'an oa.t ury, a recen!g_raau- • , ll_ee of the wrong crowd. These measures will 28. ate nignway pa o r on g . take to fasten my shoe, but still they can be as Thirty Years Ago, has teen ass g - !tu and gain entrance unnotiea d at first. Some of Work has started on the new perker. .........v-^-ked tgnifieant enough to push aside and be ket~t from building for St. Paul's Lutheran .~t't-°UlSt"~_m~s~erTJim ati • • To b waivers on veteran p, ._ onsh~ps w~th God and man. There are those Church, Byron. e completed re,, ,w,, zta.,,,.~r.cdc~ l~att'g ma- =_sonalityoratfitudewhichmustbedealtwithby in 90 days, the structure will cost *.'"; ....... "_L-'_'ZS ote we are able to function without causing $100,000. . .. JsO£?ngs.Ue career wm enuatte , . lr own happiness or of those in our immediate Three of the players m me un- "_ . . day ballgame between Me Minne- Five ears Ago Y W_alking, it is not always conv lient to stop to sota Twins .and,_aBllalv imeor: j rmC v c SthUvp r:rO ho la dria ng 0| RY/IV~I In th~ ~am~ w.a-a t~k|no t|m~. m~t tO tormer ~uperlor oa p y , pro e p late atti" -tu"e - Kant, Jim Hall and Russell Snyder. to protect the gyrn sium.noor. d .... , __._, __ ,__ _~_ __A__ • " held for Claude Ola Meyer was nonorext on ner 11 pay offintl longrunbecau r¢lationships Funerals weren ......... ' • u~e and Bucknell, Abble lv~cr~tnney, Mrs xu.~ux v ~u~ y ,me and comfort will not be forfeited. . " " Editor's by Bill Blauvelt ing Rita and Iwent to McPherson for a funeral, once did we see a truck parked in a field. By the lracks the combines Ssed was in All alon the way and tractors were leaving, we understood why. We also understood e tields ready for harvegt hnt little wheat had why the farmers had also brought thetr tractors to the harvest nero. nCOmmon to see several machines parked at Though the summer of 1993. has brought lots ot w .ea.mer One field wecounted six John Deeres, another related problems, we need to make the most ot weather condiuons t combines , we will probably never see again. ;s appeared to old We wondered if the I find it exhlarating to drive through the country and see water : time waiting for'dry weather to ready flOwing in every creek .and draw: The pondsare full and the grass not have been used for recent harvests, so tall it is hard to see me catue m many pastures. in startiw, the harvest we wondered if Yesterday this newspaper received an invitation to join in the thefarmers° normally rely' on had moved "mud stomping fun of Brewster's Dec Middleton Days." I don't .,:_, know if the event promoters were thinking about the season when diu not aDr~ar ~¢wwl In nlaP q the "'they described the celebration but mud stomping is appropriate. :r, in othe----- s i ust-- d ov--e Wi[h rain forecast continue this W,eek, mud stomping may be an aPl ared to be muddy,appropriate d .escnpUon for this week s Nuckolls County Fa.m Mud Me Pherson paI r repi eA on a G rman- stomp'mg fun m 1993 sounds better man me aust eaung excitement rubber Caterpillar style tracks that been we experienced in 1991. _ ..... arvest wheat in McPherson County. Though the number of visitors at.Lovewell .sta .r' .art was was pleased with his $210,000'ma- down this past weekend, we understana tho wno ma. me par only four inches of clearance, could -found it a new experience. High water me i eieve 18 percent moisture and was able to° partially flooded the mart.ha .parCh" g lot..w)m a thll tank of,rr.aln A 1, n,,.time farmer ramns flooded, boats were t eing munclaea direeuy from me Parrang to feel first one of"th machine- "and . 'lot. number of visitors enjoyed playing in the water covering the je mudand stiilcontinue forward. With the : asphalt lot. Pressure per s uare inch on the soil was There ularbeachareawasnearlydesertedbutmey°ungsters Walking. Nor combines apply several enjoyed pl ying on replacement beaches surfaced with buffalo " grass. And we are told the ram soaked sod made for great needed this year, availability is not "barefooting." • _ _ . troy 12 of the n achines for sale in the- : Friends from the Des Moines area stoppea oy me.newspaper Year. ' office one evening this week to visit- With n° water °r e!ectricit.y in run in some fields Saturday afternoon "their home for a week or more and most ousmesses ciosea, mey amount of wheat harvesledwe decided it was time to visit Nebraska frienas. Tliough combines were running, not We just as well make the most of it, for Summer 1993 will be Joe and Fern Beckius were honored on their 60th wedding anniversary. Work is progressing rapidly on the ansas Minerals plant east of Mankato. One Year Ago A record 369 runners entered the Superior Firecracker Run. Rudy Streit is harvesting vine ripened tomatoes from the plants growing in his Guide Rock green- house. Justin Wieland, Oakley, en- tered the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs• The PRIZE WINNING NEWSPAPER ~/~l)mslm ~ Amo¢latl(m Superior Thursday, July 15, 1993 38 By David Bargen with devastating effects. Before Many rail against the idea of our ism" either have no understand- For most of our history as a World War I, Woodrow Wilson military fighting in distant lands, ing or the word or hold an ab- nation, America has had to vowed to keep America neutral, of defending foreign peoples, surd view that defense of our na- wrestle with a decision between Americans felt comfortable stay- They curse it as a frivolous tion is wrong. In Korea and two foreign policies. One is iso- ing out of the fighting between waste of American lives. Some Viemam was well, we sought to lationism(the other is popularly Britain, France and Russia (the even take such arguments to uphold an honorable policy of known as internationalism (I Triple Entente) and Germany, even more ridiculous lengths, containment of communism, prefer to call it forward de- Austria-Hungary, and Italy (the declaring our involvement in which we accomplished in spite" fense). Isolationism calls for Triple Alliance). However, neu- World War II was wrong, de- of gross mishandling by our America to draw back its mill- trality became impossible when scribing it as part of "the stupid- leadership in both of those wars. tary, abandon allies and strategic German s~bmarines persisted in ity of 100 years of aggressive Forward defense is the positions abroad, and park the sinking American ships• And nationalistmfostered by conniv- "ounce of prevention that planes and ships at the borders when Germany tempted Mexico ing interests only too ready to makes isolationism's ,pound of of our nation, all ready to defend to invade the United States, neu- sacrifice the flower of American cure" unncessary, thankfully. our country not in Europe or trality could not be maintained, manhood on the alter of Mars Even though to a few it may Asia or the Middle East, but at That act, along with the sinking for their own selfish ends" as I seem the United States' battles our borders. Isolationism calls of the Lusitania cruise ship, saw it recently stated, abroad are meaningless, nothing for no involvement in alliances forced America into the war it Before you are tempted to be- could be more shortsighted and and a general "drawing in" of fought so hard to avoid. By the lieve such pious ranting, take a further from the truth. We must the country-- don't look out, look inward only• America has tried isolation time the U.S. did enter the fray, trip to Abilene, Kan., and visit keep the fight abroad to insure it was a world war, requiring the Dwight D. Eisenhower Mu- that war never darkens our many more lives and material to scum and Library. Read a bit shores, that our economy is not finally win and restore peace, about him, take in his museum, severely threatened, that our After World War I, America or simply muse on him for those lives are not put at risk. It is once again ran back to its isola- who perhaps knew him well. much easier to fight a conflict tionist roots. Through world You will soon learn of the iron- while it is small and more man- treaties, nations radically re- clad integrity, honesty, honor ageable, before it becomes a duced their militaries and the and compassion that was Mr. major war. Isolationism's legacy United States turned inward Eisenhower, our 34th president is resting on the bottom of Pearl again, trying to forget the rest of and commander of the Allied in- Harbor: the USS Arizona which the world. As history began to vation of Europe in World War is now the grave of those who repeat itself in Europe the Unit- II. Then ask your self whether went down with her. It is a fool- ed States clung to its isolationist Eisenhower "connived" and en- ish, obsolete, and dangerous for- ideal until Japanese warplanes joyed sending troops into battle, eign policy which invites defeat Editor: over Pearl Harbor, bombed that He did not. No sane person and whose merits have atr~dy Am enclosing my check for defeatist ideal out of the mind of could, twice produced two world wars. another subscription to The Su- America. Now, instead of stick- The only interests America For you see, it could be argued perior Express. I also want to ing its head in the sand, this ha- fought for in World War I, II the United States' reluctance to express my appreciation for the tion had to face the world, and and since was the interests of all become engaged earlier in the fine job the Express does in re- boldly, in order to safeguard our Americans, to save lives, to pre- two world wars to end them may porting the news and events of territory and our interests, serve democracy and ultimately have actually prolonged them. Superior and surrounding area. " The foreign policy the United to safeguard our nation's bor- We must never fall back into The people of South Central Ne- States has wisely adhered to ders. Those who would brand that trap! And as the sole super- braska and North Central Kan- since World War II is interna- American international involve- power of the world today, there sas are quite fortunate to have tionalism, or forward defense, ment since W. W. I as "national- is noreason that we should[ such a fine newspaper. Catholic Church Services 11 [I [J St.'s Church ~ ~ Superior, Neb. & Father Frank Machove¢ .q re a Phone 402-879-3735 ~1 "1 Mass Sehcdtde 'l] U] 'Cl Daffy Masses 7:30 am. Saturday ................. 6 p.m. ~d ~Ir1~1 "j~ Sunday ................... 8 a.m. • -'~,,'~ ~,~ • Nelson-Sunday ...... 10 a.m. Mankato's First our Redeemer Baptist Church Lutheran Church Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Lutheran ~x Highway East 36 Church In America ll~mkato, Kan. 505 N Kanmm ~ Church Superior, Neb. 913-37S-~655 Home 913-578-3622 Michael Osberg, pastor Rev. Carroll G. Everist Sunda- Sunday Y ~, ,,4~,,, ~,,s4,-,,.,! ~n ~m Morning Worship.. 8:45 a.m. ...... i-=m" S dayschool M rnlngV~ rs lp ..... 1 . . ........ Church Of Church of Christ ,, The Nazarene East Fourth Street • 740 Igast 7th Phone 402-879-4067 ' lh~. Leland S~Ith Ken Falrbrother, minlster 0t~e P]bo~ 402-879-4391 ._.. . . weanesaay Night ; A.. ~1~,~.~1~Ildlay ^ ^" .~ ... Youth and'Adult Bible Study ..... 7:30 Morning Service ..... 10:50 a.m ....... .'--'--" .... Ch~drm', Set, nc~ Ftna w~k r~h M~th worsmp ~ervaee ......... ~:~o a:m. ..... Sunday School I I a m r~venmg %~1~1 .... i~v....o p.m. Evening Servlee'::::::::::6~30 p:m" Prayer Meeting, l,,ad~' Oulzzlng ~ to Cod shou/d be • and Teen Blble Study ...... 7 p.m. as reou/ar as our heortbe~t Tnmsportattlon and Nursery a -- • ~ " ~ " Webber United Little Blue Methodist Church Christian Weblmr, Ka~ J • Feliowshtn • ~ O1~ 913-361-2664 r I~ . Old Pleasant View School Crslll HauschlM, pastor at the Junction of • Highways No. 14 an~ Nol. 4 Sunday Pastor and Mrs. David Sellers Worship 9"30 a.m Wo , .. , 2":"": ......... :..'.... " rshlp Service, S mdaylOa.m. ~unaay :~enooz ....... lu:~o a.m.Early Prayer Monday 6.3n ~ • • Bible Study,' ~" "" ...... • Flr~t and Third WednesdayWednesday .............. 7i~0 p.m. Of Each Monm Chtkiren's Bible Study, ~' Wednesday ........ 7:30 p.m. . Oli~ve ~I~ Evangelical UilurCll Lutheran Church Pastor Leater Snyder &m---t-- a~ a Phone 402-879-4480 Sunday Phone 402.279-3205 Sunday School .... 9:30 a.m. ST. PAUL LUTHERAN Worship ............ 10:30 a.m: ' Hardy, Neb. Located five miles south andWalter Laughlln, pastor two tulles west of Superior Sunday Worship ........... 9 a.m. l~'o¢lalml~ Chr~t Since ISTe, SundaYFellowshipSChOOlHour.and ..... 10 a.m. United First Methodist Baptist Church Church N Commercial' 448 N Kasmlm Street k~:: ~J Superior, Neb. Rev, Larry Michael-Rush C ~! i 8undlay Service Smad~ ~, ~ Church School ..... 9:30 a.m. Church Study.O:30 Worship ............. 10:45 ~m. Worship ............ 11:00.a,m. I I am originally from Guide Rock and wish we had better Centennial coverage of the Guide Rock area Lutheran Church news but I thoroughly~enjoy your reporting. With the many fine events and projects going Phe~ 402-8794157 on in Superior you and the pet- ' Paul Albrecht, pastor Wedae~hF pie of Superior have much to be Family Night ........................ 7 p.m. proud of Thank you • s=tu y Worship ............... . .......... 6:30 p.m. Ron McNichols , s~ , .. :. • LaJunta, Colo~ Worship ~vtce'......:,¢':;!::....9 a.~; ............. Sunday School-BRde Class .. 10 a.m. Editor: w, o h-- b, ma t mch~me~ on/0~8 Radl~ Bloodmobile chairman, Lela Huntsinger and Kathleen Allen, Jewell County Red Cross chair- First • • man, have once again had a great bunch to work with towards ex- Presbyterian • ceoding the goal for the Blood- mobile visit in Jewell County last Church week. It is a great tribute to the Sixth and N Central spirit of Jewell County when we can surpass a Red Cross Blood- Phone 402-879.3733 mobile collection goal of I00 units. A total of 107 units of R~. Jen'y I)ean, pastor blood were collected here last Sunday : week at the Bloodmobile at the high school. Worsh/p Se ,r~_ ce .... 9:30 a.m. Many people deserve indi- No clafldrensSunday school vidual recognition for their blood nlnlun" donations and each is to be thanked for helping our eomrna- First t2o !ty nity, as important as donors are,12hur though, the volunteer workers• Oak, Neb. who donated their time, and the Jonathan rol=ton; l stor businesses which gave services Phone 40=.2= -22 and supplies helped to make this bloodmobile visit's success pos- 8umlay sible. Sunday School ......... 10:40 a.rr~ First time donors were Corey Morning Worship ....... 9:30 a.m. Freeman, Phyllis Briggs, Brenda Williams and Thelma Shelton. , Midweek Bible Studies Reaching gallon goals were Bible Centered r Wayne Dempsey, Betty James Nondenominational and Mary Rothchild, one gallon; Marie Means, Earl Buckley and Salem Delilah Pate, two gallons; Rex Freeman, three gallon; Lloyd C. Lutheran Church Johnson, Lester Chilcott and l~t~ Daisibel McInt~yre, five ~allons; Phone 402-225-4207 and Robert Swztzer reoewed his Hlghway 14 North six gallon pin. Volunteers who helped were Superior, Neb. ' June Butts, Miola Griffeth and Michael Oaberg, pastor Amy Arasmith, typists; Lesa Wright, Thelma Shelton and Sunday Jeanine Seamans, donor aides; Sunday School ..... 9:30 a.m. Ann Colson, Pat Wilmeth, Worship ............. 10:45 a.m. Shirley Burroughs and Lillian Seamans, canteen workers; Martha Leinberger and Evelyn Living Faith Edwards, bag assemblers. " Dorothy Borger served as Fellowship hostess, vital signs were taken by Word of Faith Church Rosemary Doxon and Lorraine - SIS N {~atml " Frye was registrar. Jewell County Pant Bmzy. pastor • Phone 402,e7g-3a 14 EMS personnel, EMS Director Dan Swit er and Vern Morris, Adultwomhtp ..... ' ........... lO:80a.m. EMT trainee, were on standby. Children's ChtUr3a .......... 10:30 a.m. Volunteers unloading and set- Adult Worahlp ....................... 5 p.m. ting up were John Huntsinger, ermar n's Church ................. 5 p.m. Lyndon Booz, John Flavin, Doug w=dn ta Youth Rap ............................. 7 p.m. Thomas and Gerald McAtee. Ad t bleSmdy .................. 7p.m. Loading were Richard Chtldrm', Study ........... 7 p.m. Rightmeier, Bob Shoemaker, , Dave Jensen, Terry Ortman and Bob Freeman. Union Church We appreciated ail who helped in any way throughout the day, ofHardy especially Jay Diamond, who Hardy, Neb. kept everything running Pastor Dale Buasinger smoothly, Kier's for the ham and Phone 402-279-3495 cookies and Mr. Terpening for the use of the school. "Sunday Mrs. Huntsinger, whoisareg- isterednurseattheJewellCtamty Sunday School .... 9:30 a:m. Hospital, has served as B ood- Worship ............ 10:30 a.m. mobile chairman for 19 years. The next bloodmobile will be in January.