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• i - Woonsocket News Woonsocket, South Dakota Published Every Thursday Oliver F. Freed, Publisher Bernice Freed, Associate Member 1961 South Dakota Press Association National Editorial Association SUBSCRIPT/ON RATES In South Dakota One Year .............................................. $4.00 Two Ye, ars ............................................... $7.00 Outside South Dakota One Year ................................................ $5.00 Two Years ............................................. $9.00 Single copy I0c. Single copy mailed 15c Second class postage paid at Woonsoeket, South Dakota -i i i i i Ill t t rtr fur t " t t " Decision To Be Ignored The American Press When a law is passed, or a court decision made, which is re- pugnant to the majority of the American people, history show that it is usually ignored. That is what we would expect to hap- pen in the case of the decisioT of the U. S. Supreme Court con- cerning the recital of prayers in schools. Why the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear this case is beyond our under- standing. The case was one oi protest against the fact that the Board of Regents of New York state had recommended a non- denominational, 22-word prayei which might be said in public schools. But the fact that the Suprem£ Court did decide to hear the case, and did rule that it was against the Constitutional guarantee el religious freedom to permit pray- ers of any kind in public schools, could bring up innumerable ad. ditional questions for the court to answer. If it is against the Constitu tion to say a prayer in schools or in any state assembly in or- der to enforce separation of church and state, is it legal to have "In God We Trust" on treasury coins, can Congress and the Supreme Court still be open. ed with prayer, should we con tinue to permit courts to "swear in" witness on bibles, should we throw out our national anthem, and had we better invalidate the Dec!oration of Independ e n e e which speaks of "a firm relianc Ot the protection of Divine Pro videnco" ? Endless questions arise whey the courts most recent decisior, is considered. Fortunately, however, as we were brought up to understarS things, the majority " of the pea ple in this country are still the arbiters of such matters rathei than the high court. So we as sume that a decision which is entirely unrespected by the pea pie will be impossible to enforce and we can just forget it until the day, which we hope will hey er be, when government storm troopers break into the schooh and drag a pupil off to jail for reciti,g such anti-American lines as: "Almighty God, we ac- knowledge our dependence upon Thee, and we beg Thy blessings For Sale: Alfalfa - Sweet Clover AI! kinds of Forage Seed All Brookings Tested FARM SUPPLIES Fencing, Posts, Butler Bins, All at reasonable prices Farmers Elev. Co. Forestburg, S. D. | i= i PROGRESSIVE AGGRESSIVE MARKETING Free enterprise competition at livestock markets assur- es producers highest pos- sible prices for their live- stock. BUY . . . SELL . . . and Wednesday at your "friendly livestock auc- tion." Palace City Auction Co. Mitchell, S. Dak. Harlan Runestad, Owner Phone WY6-5911 Licensed and bonded for your protection Member of the State and National Livestock Associa- tions TiUotson Bros. and Marcel Reisch, Auctioneers i upon us, our parents, our teach ers and our country." This was the prayer that caus- ed all the controversy. Meanwhile, we suggest that in. creased public attention be given to the actions of our highest court--a court which seems to de- light in ruling in favor of com- munists and a court which, one day, approves the distribution o  obscene books and then bans the recital of a simple prayer. Redemption Through Suffering By Rev. D. E. Hostetter In Luke 24:46 we read, "And thus it behooved Christ to suffer." Forgiveness of sins, if it merely r, zeans remission of penalty, might be achieved without sacri- fice. But if forgiveness of sins means really delivering another from his sin, that never can be accomplished without pain. When tte nation has given itself over t, believe a lie -- to write liberty on its banners and slavery on haman lives -- death of that na- tion is inevitable if there are not found men and women who are willing to pour out their lives that they may preserve it from death and redeem it from sin. When the church is threatened with apostasy, endangered, cor- rupted and degraded, there is no hope for it through painless preaching. It lives only as willing men pour their lives out into the church for the church. We n(,ed to let mankind know that sin ts wrong and that be,.must seek fo"- givene. The blood of the mar- t>rs is the seed of the church. "No redemption is possible with- oat suffering." The superintendent of t h e Inebriate Asylum at Binghamtoo, N. Y., bore testimony to this truth v, hen he said: "Some men are sent here under compulsion al- most driven by their friend._ and no such man is ever cured N(, man has ,ever gone from this :sylum cured of his inebriacy un- less there was someone -- a wife, :, mother, a maiden, a sister-- ,yo prayed for him, hoped for lfim and wept for him at home." The great redemptive power in life is the power of a suffering heart. No church can be lifted up into a higher plane of holiness xcept by  prophet who feel. in his soul the pain, shame and humiliation of all that s false nd evil in the church. No child was ever saved by an unsuffer- :,n mother: no nation by unsuf- fering patriots; no church by unsuffering saints: and we say it reverently -- the world could .Jt be saved by an unsuffering God. He might take off the pen- ,lty; He might let us off; but He cannot pour His own life into w, so as to make us in .truth the sons of God, unless He pours Himself into us through a wound- cd, riven and broken heart. The crucifixion was not an ac- cidem, an incident, an occasion. It was not something artificial, wrought by God for an artificial end. It was, in the very nature of the case, that the human race could not be saved by a Redeem- er who did not go down into the race, share its experiences, know its life, feel pressed by the burdeu of its degradation. INvin Lake - Flliott Mrs. LIoTd S. $obn,qon Sunday afternoon visitors and supper guests at Martin Uhres were Mrs. Anna Larson, Mrs. Harold Trygstad and Mr. and Mrs. George Bens, son and fam- ily, all of Madison. Douglas Meyers, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Meyers under- went surgery for removal of a growth below his jaw and from which the roots extended and were twisted around the tubes (.lear around to the other ear. This was done at a Sioux Falls i espital on Thursday and he was able to come hime on Friday• Luther League Family Night was held at Trinity Sunday eve- ning with Nancy Christopher in charge. Devotions by Marcia I, lagel and glimpses of B ib le Camp were given by Jill Selland, Joan Flagel and Dale Holland from Junior Camp and Curtis Uhre, Redney and Delmar John. san and Nancy Christopher. The ..... . .. IT TAKES PERFECT BALANCE RESOURCES LABOR RE: BUSINESS The National City Bank of New York, which knows pretty well what good business is, has this to say: "Business depends, in the end, upon the enterprise and ambitions of people; upon their willingness to work in order to raise their standard of living; upon saving and investment; upon research and technological progress; upon good management of public and private affairs; up- on cooperation and understanding to maintain fair and equitable terms for the exchange of goods and services; and finally upon peace, order, stability." That forthright statement reminds us that "business" isn't a small isolated group of owners or managers. Under our way of life, it takes just about everybody in the act to keep the wheels moving. Nobody can "put" the needs of business first or last. But when you talk business, you're talking about the economy. And, the needs of the economy---simply anoth- er way of saying the needs of millions of working Ameri- cans--are first, by natural law, logic and necessity. Letters To The Editor: Editor of the News: 1 want so very much to thank everyone who has sent cards, letters, gifts, and flowers since I've been hospitalized. I want too, to thank you for all the nice th"ngs so many of you have beer. doing for my family. I intend o get much stronger, but never will h've the strength to write that number of individual thank you notes,-much as I'd like to do it. Your notes assuring me that you were praying for me have been such a comfort, •and have thoroughly convinced me of the power of prayer. Twice in the past two weeks, I walked through "The Valley of the Shadow of Death" and each time I awoke l: the middle of the night know- ing instantly that I was better. My first thought was that almost everyone in Woonsocket must have been praying for me. If a group of people, each praying to God in their o separate and individual ways, can accomplish such a thing, why should anyone worry aboat the future? Thank you all and God bless you, Bernice Beddow following officers were elected: president, Curtis Uhre, vice pres- kIent, Marcia Flagel, secretary, Craig Uhrc, treasurer, D e hnar Johnson, ushers, Teddy Nelson and Larry Mathis, program com- mittee Maurine Uhre, chairman, Florence Uhre and Eunice Bre- lnd, social committee, Mr. and Mzs. Ed Selland, chairman, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence R. Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Hjelm, nominating committee, Donna Utre, chairman, Amanda Chris- topher and Jeanette Brewick. Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Brooks of Letcher visited Sunday evening at the Bob Meyers home. g / Lane... Betty L. Hein Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Snares, Jr were dinner guests of Mrs. Annie tlarmdierks Monday. They are leavinfor their home in Hono- lulu, Hawaii Friday. Walter Deneke, Lynda, Stench and Georgia attended a picnic supper at De Smet at the Lew Swartz home Saturday. Others there were Mrs. Irene James, Mr. and Mrs. Harold James and family and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Erickson and family of tIuron. Thee. Pawlowski and Mathilda I-" ,wlowski called at the Annie Harmdierks home Sunday. Word was received by Mrv:. Stanley Gorss last week that her aunt, Mrs. Norris E. Williams, had fallen and broken both wrists. She was in the hospitai one week, but is now at home and will have her arms in casts tar eight weeks. Her address is Route 2 - Box 2261, Mesa, Ariz. Clover Leaf Extension Club will meet at the home of Mrs. W. McDowall on August 7th. Mem- bers please note change of date. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Suther land and family and Mrs. Loda Marsh of Sioux City, Ia. called at the IIerb Frier home Sunday afternoon. They also visited oili- er relatives near Storla. Mrs. Marsh is an aunt of Mrs. Frie,. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wallin and Ricky, Alice Frier, and Dan- iel Kearney of Sioux Falls, Mr. nd Mrs. Baizer Fuerst, Jr. and family were dinner guests at te lterb •Frier home Sunday. David Kearney who has been staying at the Fuersts and Friers for the past two weeks returned to his home in Sioux Falls with them. Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Martens ae leaving this week for an ex- tended visit with relatives in P, wa and Illinois. Jeff Digerness of Parkston is spending this week with Wesley Pawlowski. O N. W. of Town.. Mrs. Walter Gensichen Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kobriger spent Sunday evening at the Glen Grassel home ia Forestburg. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Callan spent Friday evening in Mitchell with Tuna's mother and visited with alr. and Mrs. Mike Callan of Ft Dodge, who were spending the week end there. Mrs. Henri Kobriger attended a party Friday afternoon at the Wm. Hinker home. Robert and Elizabeth L a r s on spent Saturday night with the Walter Gensichens. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schlim of Madison spent last Sunday eve- ning at the Henry Kobriger home. I Wintering grounds observa tions indicate that the downward trend in the continental water- fowl population has reached the lowest point in 11 years, accord- ing to the Department of the interior.--Sports Afield. Roofing Co. PAINTING Interior mad Egterior Siding - Roofing Woonsocket Ph. PY6-3985, Woonsocket Bob Cumflngam ii THE MANION FORUM Revolution Restricts Freedom (Editor's Note: Dean Clarence Manion taught constitutional law at Notre Dame University for years, later received an ap- pointment in the Eiseahower Ad- ministration which he resigned.) * $ * * When we talk about "revolu- tions" we usually think of wars, bloodshed and violence. But often the most effective revolutions in- volve none of these. In 1933 a rvolution took place here in the United States and it has proceed. cd from then until now without interruption• This 1933 revolution produced an entirely new set of American governmental urinal- ples. Basic pre - suppositions that were universally accepted in 2930 have been thrown into the political ash can. Ideas that ware then politically abhorrent have ow been embraced by both major political parties. Here are just a few of them: compulsory Federal old-age insurance; fore- ign give - away programs; Fed- eral regulation of labor, prices. w:ges, farm and industrial pro- auction: laws made by interna- tienal agreements rather than by Congress and the state legisla- tures; Federal contempt for con- stifutionally established states' rights and responsibilities. These are among the revolu. tionary political principles fabri. cted and congealed during the white heat of continuing crisis and emergency. These princi- ples are now frozen hard into our political system because b o t h major political parties have of- ti,:ially adopted them. But in 1932, neither political party men- ti(med such principles in their ha- tic,hal political platforms. T h e only such platform that included these ideas was the Socialist plat- form. Obviously. any princioles pro dated in panic are obviously un- re!table. Nobody can think calm- ly and constructively ]n the mid. die of. a cyclone or while he i fi,hting a forest fire. The watch- word of all such emergencies i' net deliberation, but action. If you are driving along a quiet Nghway at night, doing better thn sixty, and suddenly a stray cc;w looms up directly in front of you, there is no time for reaso,- ing: You must act. What .ou do is to react, immediately and stbconseiously to lon training ,d experience with brake and steering wel. Since 1933, the American ship (-state has been frantically and ccntiruously careening past first o,e threatening obstacle a f t e r another. Critical emergency has been continuous. But during the whole time crucial decisions have been made that have changed the whole course of history. Both the phraseoloey and the physiol- ey of liberty have taken a te, rible beating. Liberty and its @00000000@ E By Dean Manion c unterpart, freedom, hae been systematically divided, dis. jointed and dismembered. The series of crises brought forth the great Atlantic Charter declaration that freedom is cata- logued numerically; that there is not simply one freedom, but four, namely, freedom from fear, freedom from want, freedom to worship and fredom of speech. What we need now is not enum- eration of various freedoms and diverse liberties, but a simplified unification of liberty that our Yorefathers envisioned and tha we successfully used for over t hundred and fifty years. Liberty was no mystery to our American forefathers. They knew that in a self - governing country, liberty must be universally un- derstood or it is certain to be hopelessly destroyed. They set out the definition in the Declara- tion of Independence so that it is clear and understandable, the broad basis of man's relationship tc God: to government and to his fellow-man. In 1912 Woodrow Wilson said: "The history of lib- erty is the history of the limita- tion of governmental power." He added that a concentration of governmental power is what al- ways precedes the death of hu- man liberty. Thus, when government gets more powerful, human liberty shrinks; and when governmental power bet.omes absolute, human liberty disappears. Man is free ohly when and where he succeeds in limiting and controlling tim power of his government. A clear definition of liberty then is this: strict, enforceable limitation up- on government. All men every- where have the same God-given riohts, but for thousands of years men were without effective means cf enforcing these rights. By virtue of our ConstRutional !imitations upon governmental power, the United States made t:istory when the provision for the enforcement of the God - given lights was included in our funda- mental law. WOONSOCKET NEWS Woonsocket, S. D.- Thursday, August 2, 19 What have we been the life or death of liberty !933? What has happened tO :iberty of the American the wage - earner and to liberty of all of us? What happened when the earnings American workers are ed to clear the jungles of or Thailand? To what "he American revolution of serve as a softening what the Communists are yet to come? Is this the consolidation of control the Communists arran Czechoslovakia as a their conquest fo that and all the other captive tries now behind the Iron B, mboo curtains? This much we do know: sure way to defeat is to preserve American To do this, we must begin tO verse the 1933 revolution; must begin to return to :he powers that have been away from them and we begin to free our citizens the operation of the emergency restrictions own freedom. Let us return to the of liberty that will encom freedoms, and not be an enumerated list of four. For your PAINTING. and PAPERING needs.' call WILLIE R. WEBEIg My new papering are here. Free MEN Train for Law Jobs. City, County, State Federal Investigation es. Urgent need for trained to fill these permanent pay jobs. You can your training at home if can qualify. For terview send name, phone and time at home Box 571 Auburn, Nebr. RAINBOW BALLROOM LANE, S. DAK. Good Food Beverages DANCE SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 MAX HARGEN and His DANCE BAND Music with a smile in the Hargen style Ferguson Service 3 MILE CORNER FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT WHEEL BALANCE ON THE CAR TUNEUP SERVICE - ALL MAKES We have brake shoes and parts for most models on hand Generator repair and exchange service General tractorrepair Having procured the services of an A-1 mechanic, Bob formerly of Wessington Springs, ,we are able to handle and a wider variety of service, especially motor overhauls. DON'T FORGET THE MEADOWS CAFE Eat while you wait