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7" Opinions The myth of neutrality ality is a nice sounding phrase which is often an anti-God viewpoint when it comes of the role of religion in politics. Even Such a viewpoint ha been shown to be unten- still widely held and believed. is something valued as the position of such as the American Civil Liber- and the American Bar Association. Recent neither organization is neutral but rather instruments of destruction to the Judeo- upon which this nation was founded. recently named 12 persons and organiza- "Art Censors of the Year." Those named City Councilman Steve Exon and the Decency group because of their coordina- t"sting operation" last spring against Omaha who were selling the sexually explicit rap "Sports Weekend," by 2 Live Crew. Others Anne-Imelda Radice, acting chairman Endowmen for the Arts, for vetoing for sexually explicit material, Washington Gardner and the state legislature for ap- labeling for sexually explicit music Oliver North and attorney Jack Thompson for of harrassment" against musicians companies over Ice-T's rap song, "Cop Killer," legal scholar Catherin MacKinnon and novelist Andrea Dworkin for their advocacy of legislation to ban sexually oriented entertainment and to allow vic- tims of sex crimes to collect damages from producers of such entertainment and the Rev. Donald Wildman of the National Federation of Decency for "a lifetime of disservice" to the Bill of Rights. The American Bar Asssociation recently went on record supporting the continued legalization of abor- tion on demand and even went further supporting Free- dom of Choice Act (FOCA). The bill is touted as simply a codification of Roe vs. Wade but in reality is much more. It would effectively restrain the Congress and state legislatures from imposing any meaningful restrictions on abortion including parental and spousal consent and waiting periods. The organization is a major factor in the derailing of Judge Bork's nomina- tion as a Supereme Court justice and was a behind the scenes player in the drama which attempted to scuttle the nomination of Judge Thomas. Both organizations would have us believe they are strong supporters of "The American Way" and support the idea of neutrality in moral issues. Once more neu- trality is shown to be nothing more than a buzz word which really means let's get rid of the God-honoring morality upon which this nation was built. From Our Early Files Ago to have been an overheated flue complete destruc- morning of three in Angus. The a combined office, cream sta- shop. store will SCope of activities Store is , opened in trobel, who has with Mr. Shipp of the Edgar Ehersole, county of schools, and Mrs. W. O. Eber- from Nelson Ebersole will Willet of ' a horse was not badly Ago Des purchased the Bossemeyer Bros. Elevator. Jim Greenfield, will be the local manager. The Binning grocery busi- ness and warehouse at Second and Bloom, will be sold at auc- tion. The Bruning grocery was established in 1928. Mr. Brun- ing is now employed in Defense work in Portland, Ore. Mary Perryman and Lawrence Vandeveer were mar- fled by Rev. William Swartzwelder at the First Pres- byterian Church. Carrie Perry Boyce an- nounced tim closing of tim Supe- rior Modern Laundry. Presiding as presidents of the three upper classes of Superior High School tl3.i+'s year will be Ivan Bowes, senior class, Ver- non VanOrnam, junior class, and Clarke Weir, sophomore class. The frsehmen class will elect second semester so the stu- dents can become better ac- quainted. Forty Years Ago Norman sharer is in a Fair- woman and small son come from the grocery store. to the fight of their car. The boy :his mother , there. She was at the rear of the ear and could see with intentions of parking to the right of her. this, but he had enough stop immediately. I could tell they had ' a lot and the son was convinced his mother not only but she would not ask him to do anything that or distract from his ultimate enjoyment of life. close relationship he was quick to obey without been disastrous for his mother much grief. we have thq same kind of confidence in our heavenly have if we were to devote much time in His we understood He is always interested in our And, I think, we would be if we were used to Voice and recognizing it when He speaks. It would he this position with God, since He is the one the future. We don't. We are as unable to as that young boy was to foresee the coming of the place, ffonly we would learn to listen and obey and confidence how much richer and more would be. bury hospital suffering from a fractured skull received in an ac- cident at the hot rod races in Fairbury. He was driving a hot rod owned by Goodrich Broth- ers, Belleville. Harvesting of the atlas sorgo for+silage at the Bostwick Irriga- tion development farm east of Superior has been completed. The yield was 18.9 tons per acre and worth $10 ton or approxi- mately $189 per acre. Enroute to California, Ed- ward Huskinson died in Arizo- na. He was 70. Dedication of Superior's new mercury-vapor lights will be Oct. 24. Thirty Years Ago Lowell Houhgton and Paul Jones each were awarded the York Cross of Honor, the honor- ary degree, highest in the York Rim of Fremasonry. Lonnie Gourley, former gro- cery store owner at Hardy, has resigned as city clerk at Hardy and has moved to Geneva. Hu- bert Henry was appointed as city clerk. Mrs. J. L. Seroggin gave a baby shower for Scott and Sharon Snyder, twins of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Snyder, Nelson. Bill Darrell has opened a sign painting shop in Superior. He will be in Deshler once a week. Twenty Years Ago Funerals were held for Mrs. Ernest Ferguson, George Whit- ney, Travis Powell and Mrs. Le- slie Swigart. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Studi- er have returned from a three- week visit with her family in England. New officers named for the Nuckolls County Extension Clubs were Arlene Renschier, Mrs. Arnold Hansen, Mrs. Loren Thayer and Mrs. Kenneth Hamel. Joe Schaaf, president of the firemen's association, presentd certificates to Earl Osborne and Gerald Cox who have retired from the fire department. Os- borne served 27 years and Cox 34 years. Ten Years Ago Rain soaked Superior home- coming events. Joni Blackstone was named homecoming queen. Council President Kenneth Stone will serve as mayor for the balance of the term after the resignation of Mayor Harry Robinson. The program"Look Up At The Hawks," will be given in dramatic reading and music by Vivian and Debi Smith at the high school. The program is based on the writing of Ruth Morgan Smith, a former resident. of Bostwick. The Byron State Bank will open a drive-in window next week. Five Years Ago The Nelson Community United Church of Christ selected the Christian Church building as the permanent church home. Ella Summers was honord on her 92nd birthday. The hospital auxiliary do- nated an ambulance cot to the hospital. One Year Ago Bill and Loretta Kimminau celebrated their 60th anniversary at an open house in Maukato. There were 11 first-time do- nors at the Red Cross blood bank this week. The Republican River Valley landowners and irrigators met to discuss organization of a group to work with theBostwick Irriga- tion District. Coach Dave Tadlock called the Superior Wildcats 24-0 will over Grand Island Central Cath- olic a great win for the program. Letter to Editor Editor: On behalf of the Friends of the Pawnee Village we wish m "Thank you" sincerely for the coverage of our Pawnee Ren- dezvous Days. The write-ups and pictures were excellent and we appreciate your taking time to attend. Sincerely yours, Helen Aurand, Treas. Friends of the Pawnee Indian Village Editor's Notebook by Bill Blauvelt 1 doubt fall is here. The vegetation so lush and green ', and turning brown, the nights are much cooler has started. ' earlier this week, I kept a watchful : night on the tbermomet. When we operated a digital read-out thermometers both in the my bedroom. With the car wash, we kept temperature. An unexpected drop below the could have damaged the equipment. for tim fall crops, I nervously watched the Though the frost warning stopped I considered chances were good experience a light frost. plantsam especially late this cool temperatures delayed their planting and storm trimmed them back to ground level. swelling, the plants' exergy was production of leaves. If the frost holds off a few more days, it appears we will have a good crop of sweet potatoes. Because they are so late, I suspect we will let them grow until frost with the hope we can cut the tops off before sunrise. I understand cutting off the tops be fore daybreak will keep the frost created poison from spreading to the desirable pans of the plants. With more than 100 plants, we will have to be fast workers. I was a skeptic when Grandfather talked about his summer and winter blood, but as I grow older, I am coming to understand what he meant. With my summer blood, if the bedroom temperature reaches 76 degrees, I want a fan. At 78 degrees, I absolutely must havea fan. With the arrival of fall, i believe I have had a blood transfu- sion. At 74 degrees, I am most c.c fortable with a light cover. At 73 degrees, I want a heavier cover. It was 70 degrees in the bedroom Tuesday morning and I wanted lots of cover. At 69 degrees it will be next to freezing and I want a pile of blankets. At 68 degrees, I stop adding blankels and turn on the electric blankeL If it takes me that many blankets to keep warm inside a heated house, I never want to experience a winter night in a teepee. i ! The Superior EXPRESS PRIZE WlNIING NEWSPAPER 1991 a  Aseoehlom x "lurtd, Ootober I, 1992 3B SqDedor Publilhlng Comply, 1110. "1411Ellsl'l'hll0 8tml. . Nelxmka 78 Lm_._ 188N 0740-0N9 Km,m S0mutmm w, m NA NEWSPAFq p.o.  2u. wa, Kansas e5e ASDCIATION 8ubscdln rsIM: $12 pM yNr or thNm yurl tot $33 payable In m In Netnskl sml Ksmms, i#uwhl 118 p yw or Ihree yelm lot IRSO. j T . Coverups--a way of life "Coverup" is one of the more popular buzz words ment most often made is money is being lost to lotteries currently going around the nation. There are allega- in neighboring states; therefore, we should have a lot- tions of covemp in the BCCI scandal, the Iran.Contra tery so the money will stay home. Money may well be affair and the savings and loan fiasco. Even ff them are going to neighboring states, but concluding we should coverups in connection with these issues, bigger start a lottery ignores and thus covers up the many coverups are going on all the time with.nary a com- serious problems associated with gambling. For ex- plaint, ample, the fact those who gamble are those who earl One such coverup is in connection to the AIDS least likely afford it, the marion of compulsive gain- plague. Truly the ir@lications of AIDS for those who biers and encouragement of crime either by profes- have contracted the disease or are carriers of the HIV sional criminals or those who turn to crime to support virus are staggering and attempts need to be made to their habit. find a treatment which will either cure the disease or We are told the lottery will help education. The same send it into remission, argument was the rationale for adoption of the Califol:- Yet most attempts to address the problem deal only nia lottery. School officials there have learned it was a with the symptoms. The idea, suggested last week to sham. The legislature, always strapped for funds, sim- require the selling of condoms where alcohol is con- ply reduced educational appropriations. sumed because alcohol lessens inhibitions, doesn't ad- Gambling proponents cover up something else, dress the problem. Neither does the notion of "safe namely the fact most gamblers lose. The odds of course sex" which is not at all that safe. Those who urge depend on the number playing but there is probablya limiting sexual contact to marriage partners are largely greater chance of picking 10 pennies in order of their ignored. Such treatment amounts to a coverup despite dates out of a pocket than winning anything substantial the fact such limitations on sexual activity would effec- in a lottery. Also covered up are the real profitsof tively limit the spread of the disease. It is regarded as lotteries. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in an infringement on personal rights as is the matter of 1986, lotteries provided only 1.9 percent of total state testing for the virus in situations where close personal revenue. By comparison, states earned 29 percentof contact is required, their revenue from sales taxes, 24 percent from federal But that is not the only area where a coverup is aid and 22 percent from ine6me taxes. States have also occurring. Nebraskans will be asked to legalize a state- found revenues gyrate wildly, making them an un- wide lottery system in next month's election. The argn- stable source of revenue. By Phyllis Schoenholz With the cool temperatures it is time to begin enjoying home- made soups and stews, whether we make them ourselves, or enjoy the products of local churches or organizations at their soup suppers. At home or away we need to properly cool down those hatches of soup or stews. Improper cooling and storing large quantities of foods is the number one factor for causing foodborne illness in the United States according to a Consumer Food Safety Update. The following table gives you an idea howlong it would take to properly cool down a 16-inch pot of beef stew from 140 de- grees to below 45 degrees in the refrigerator. Stew Depth: 3 inches, time to reach 45 degrees, 2 hours; 4 inches, 3.6 hours; 5 inches, 5 hours; 7 inches, II hours; 10 inches, 22.5 hours. The thicker the consistency of the food and the larger the size of the container, the longer it will take to cool down. When storing foods for your family or orgamzation it is a good idea to divide it into smaller containers and cool immediately. New potato can take the heat By Doris Stanley The hot, dreaded dog days of summer aren't a threat to the new- est potato on the potato dhipping scene, It's called CoastayChip. Heat stress canreduce the qual- ity of Atlantic, the "most popelar variety now used for potato chips in the Northeast," says Kathleen G. Haynes, aU.S. Department of Agriculture plant geneticist. Sun- baked summer days cause plant tissue in the potato to die and turn brown. As a result, "brown splotches can appear on the chips," she explains. But, Costal Chip survivesthe heat. So, it makes crisp, light- colored potato chips and lots of them, says Haynes. "We named this new variety Coastal Chip because of its spe- cial ability to adapt to the heat stress areas of the East Coast," says Haynes of USDA's Agricul- tural Research Service. "We're hoping this new po- tato will fill the market gap that can occur when growers have problems with Atlantic,*' she said. Another advantage of the new potato is it retains its chipping quality longer than Atlantic after being harvested. Coastal Chip yields about the same as Atlantic. Haynes, located at the ARS VegetableLaboratory, Beltsville, Md., says the new potato is toler- ant to Verticillium wilt and re- sists potato virus A and race A of the golden nematode. All are threats to farmers' potato crops. i Cathonc Church Services St. Joseph's Church Superior. Neb. Fath Frank MachovN Rectory Phone 402-879-3735 m- 00he'ul Chu00+ h om M  :.. Saturday ................ :6 p,m. ";:"C1 ++ Sunday ................... 8 a.m. Nelson-Sunday ...... 10 a.m. Centennial Lutheran Church tMamua Synodl " Ninth and N Dakota 8treeta Ihmtor Paul Albrecht Phone 402-S79-313T " Sunday' Worship rvlee ....... 9 s.m, Shnday 'ho61 ....L. 10 a.m, Bible Class ....,..;...... 10 a.m, Worsh u,ah u:,, at . t each Sundat I , I I Presbyterian. + i Chqlh, Sixth ,1 S Central / one 40:7e-STSS Bew. Jeny Dean; pastor Sundlay Sunday chool .;..9:30 m Worship Service.. 11:00 a.m, First Community +Church Oak, Neb. mo mmier, t, ta= Phone 402-279.3498 Sunday +Sunday SchOol .... ...10:10 a.m. Morn/rig Worsidp ,,.., ....... 9 a.m. Mkiweek Bible Studies Bible C4mtetl + Nmadanomlmonsl Salem , ff.the Church ' Phone 402-225-4207 Blghway 14 North Superior, Neb. ; lv. Wendell !lilgn. , interim pastor . Sunday Suilday School ..... 9:30 a.m. Worship ............. 10:.45 a.m. gl  Living Faith ..... +FellOwshlp Wad of lith CII 818 N Centnd  nu. lpem 4024114 81m4ay Adult Whlp ................ 10:30 a.n Children's Church .......... 1.30 lull Adult Warship ........... . ........... 5 p.m. ll2hlidren's Church ................. 5 Fm. +toum I.. ........................... 7 lxm. Adult Bible Study .................. 7 p.m. Chlldren's Bible Study ........... 7 p.m. +" Union Church of Hardy , Hardy. Neb. ,ltr Dsle Bueainger Phone 402-279-3495 : Wodamday Bible Study .............. 7:30 p.m. d.y 'Sunday School ......... 9:30 a.m. 0nthlp ................. 10:30 a.m. Reformed Presbyterian+ Church Frith and N Bloom Ralph E. Joseph, pastor Phone 402-1579-3167 , Gflce 402-879-3628 : O.nda Sunday School., ......... 9:30 a.m. Worshi p ....... ............. 1o:3o a.n v//tom Alwa welcome .+ Luther:  + +=, + . . Superior. Nbi!:' '":. : ' "+ Sunday +::+:. Morning Worship ,;,:,;'9ard, Sunday School.., .... 10,m. I I /: + : BapUstC, hurch  lnri'Cindl Me Prather : Rev.Nonan T. Prather chure to2,670.sSs4 . Stmdq + Church at tudy. 9:30 a.m. Worship ... ....... 11:00 a.n" Church of Christ 864 llt lmrth Street Phone 40=M!79-4067 Ken lhdtbrother, minist Wednesday Night Youth and Adult Blblc Study ..... 7".30 Sunday Worahtp ervice ......... 9:30 a.m. Sunday School ....... . ..... . I I a.m. erVlee .......... 6:30 p.m. w da,m atama qll t- omn Church Of The Nazarene 740 lrmt 7th Rev.  mlth Oce Phone 402-879-4391 Sunday Sunday School ......... 9:30 a.m. Morn/rig Serdee. .... 10:50 a.m. :" Wednesday Adult Bble Study and Kids' Oulzng ................. 7 p.m.S' Tmmsportlom stud NumerU " Webber United : Methodist Chttl Web, W. ? k.-- Oce 913-S91-2664 Imday anrlhtp ................... 9:30 a.m. day School ......... 8:15 a.m. Flret and Third Wednesday Of Each Month Mina's  Second Saturday of the Month + Olive Hill Chttreh Pastor Luter 8nyder Phone 40870-4480 Suada Sunday School .... 9:30 a+m. Worship ............ 10:30 a.m. Laeated five wales muth mad two ml wmtt of Superior lnll Chrllt mlnm 18711 Allllum wtth Etniti lh Chun:h United Methodist Church 448 N Kansas Street Superior, Neb. Rev. Jerry Heynberk " 8uaday 8erviee Church School ..... 9:30 m. Worship 10:45 a.m. : Evangelical LitUe Blue Lutheran Church Christian in America Fellowship . : Old Plnnt View School ,Phone 40-2792015 st the Junction of ' " - ...... illllhwm No. 14and No. 4 :- ' Hardy, Neb. Worship Se am. Walter Laughll  Early m Sund/.Woshlo ... ........ 9arm Blble Study ........ .,...; ...... p.m. Fell0wsh H6ur ...... l0 a.m. Ch/ktx s B/bl udy, Wednesday ........ 730 p.m. i" I  i +