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ITORIAL & OPINION Press-News Journal, Canton, Mo., Thursday, November 7, 1985, Page lb s past, present, future Kansas City team. has been riddled this illness, surgery, and family Up and Down There areseveralinteresting drama- that have at times tic events coming up in the area. the Countryside CantonHigh's "Murder on Center Thanks to the concern and Stage," runs Friday and Saturday. of the remainder, and ,. Highland dramatists are presenting to "shdever" and cover "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" missing, things have gotten [)avid Steinbeck the following weekend. Rehearsals are beginning for the Golden Eagle -- Christmas Show which opens Dee. 5, Lgetting close to the holiday favorably. We're getting sick of shows and Culver-Stockton College will i Sad amongst all the other and specials about disasters, divorce, present their second play of the fall find numerous "drives" broken homes, missing children, sex season, beginning Dec. 5. for everything, including abuse, pornography, AIDS, drug busts, disease. Campaign hag ladies, and violent crimes of every This Saturday is Buddy 'Poppy Day that people are more apt conceivable nature. It's hard now-a- in Canton and LaGrunge, conducted by k their pockets (if not their days to find any "entertainment" on the LaGrange-Canton V.F.W. Funds !st Christmas time. We urge non-cable television. Fortunately, derived from the sale of the symbolic and support the there is still something left for the paper poppies help both In the IS which you are Interested, sports fan. community and to maintain the game time, know to whom _ nationwide rehabllitation service of the you are giving. It's also, The 1-10 Showme World Series is now V.F.W. If you aren't aware of the a time for seams, bogus history. In case you missed the symbolism ofthepoppy, you should solicitations, and schemes to outcome, were visiting on the moon, or know they are dedicated to the mouey, under anesthetic for the past month, memory of the men who fought and -- Missouri won. While this area is died in the poppy fields of France in "season" we've largely Cardinal territory, the Royais World War L The poppy has become commenting about the had some local rooters who were the symbol of all those who have given Mlows. To date, we've seen probably pleased and surprised at the their Hves in the nation's wars. Wear .aaJjlj_  on which to comment come-from-behind victory of the your poppy proudly. ,opu Ji But it isn't always the verbal "lift." Let this be the time you give 7]C,e"][ comments that tell the story. Many them a boost. Simply by saying "I times it's the faces I see. The most was thinking of you" or "Thank you [TILL: .. glum outlook can be changed by for " you can make someone's e l 1 'lolSt.,=slOX having received a card or letter. The day. Who knows? The spirits you lift . !- faces that are so frequently sober are may be your own! .tl suddenly shining and smiling. I've Sincerely, i Ffom Our Readers seen how uplifting letters can he for Mary Earlywine :,10.  people. And especially affected are the Postmaster  II young people and the older folks Lewistown among us. (Not that those d us in the 'C middle don't like cards and letters Staff of Press-News, l,  aster at Lewistown since too!) I've been privileged to share in Enjoy your paper so much. My :71-  year I have found I have tj  opportunity to observe first "My aunt sent me this card from husband and I would rather read it Florida" and, most recently, "This than any other. I was raised in Canton o, ,' s effect mail can have on picture is of a quilt I helped to and left there in early 50s. Mother's t letter mail that people o1' applique and bind. My daughter sent side are still there and we visit , k bsiness oriented -- in the picture in her letter to me." relatives at least once a year. The s , bills -- and typical The U.S, postal Service is observing "Backward Glances" are especially [31 run from "No mail for me National Card and Letter-Writing interesting to me for they bring hack That means no bills!" to Week Nov. 3-9. The theme this year is so many memories. Canton will always get enough money out of "Lift Spirits -- Be A Pen Pal." A card he my home. and "Mary, if you or a letter can indeed lift spirits! I feel Mrs. Joe Stevenson me anything but bills, then sure that each of us can think of (MarilynDaniels) me anything at all!" someone we know who could use a Stewartsville, Mo. Illl Illl the lottery). A recent ruling by the Cole .County Keeoin= in Circuit Court upholds the legaHt);of -- l " " "-'=="- the pari.mutuel amendment, but touch opponents still say they will seek a final ruling by the state Supreme . Court. A final ruling is welcomed by racing by advocates as well, because it -el3atof Jock Danfo00h me,,eJJ finally would resolve the ClUes- tion. Will anyone spend $,50 to $60 million problems to build a Missouri race track when Heat or eat? the amendment allows county resi- nar;-mutuel dents to hold an election banning Winter threatens to bring a terribly pari-mutuel in that area? unacceptable choice to millions of lff= ,,- ]g The probable answer is "No." disadvantaged Americans, "Heat or t S : law Investors will be far from enthusiastic eat" - that .will be the choice, unless I.Mce Missourians approved about building an expensive track with Congress turns back an attempt to cut -letting last fall, communi- the possibility that voters later could food stamp benefits for families that make betting illegal. The only sure also receive help with their heating I the state have been vying solution would be a new constitutional bills. 1 /k,lnct to host the rust race m :[tevident from all this interest amendment that takes out the county In Missouri, more than 88,000 of the people are excited about the option, poorest households--many of them of big-time horse racing. Can horse raci/tg succeed in elderly and handicapped individuals qkIMely, it still may be a long Missouri under provisions that require stand to lo6e an average of $15.80 per the horses are running, the state to take a minimum six month forbadly needed groceries. J[e hold-up? Mostly, it's percQgt tax from the amount bet? Nationwid more than 5 million low Once again, most observers say income households are threatened with" "'r constitutional amendment "No" The- amendment gives- the the loss of $14.80 per month. "  l voters has some technical Legislature the power to change it, al These are homes where putting questions that make it those studying horse racing in other decent food on the table is a struggle iEst up the race tracks, that is sometimes lost. These are states have found a lower tax rate 1 you might be interested in (around one per) an import homes that fear the biting cold of L =t some of these problems factor in getting a if. tr,k ,on winter  it threatens health and e of the horse racing and solidThefinanc[alLegislaturegrOudis !s-e  :;[ s':i  i  finances.',puts intolerable pressure on household l'qendments at the same time these issues during the 1988.[o0, These households will be saddled ber create a conflict in the ]" '"-"'-es horse racing? and the new racing commisSmn is with even heavier burdens if the working hard.to develop the proleds Senate Agriculture Committee gets its .amendments have altered 'gambling section of the it supports. It seems like,a loand way. In:ldget legislation and in the ] Constitution in different complicated process, but its impot pending'larm hill, the committee U --.qllgamendment s are passed "from the beginning. If things go again .4nod stamp benefits. By ly, the one with the smm)thly in the months ahead, .H's changing the way food stamp benefits :J i: Jri prevails (m this case, possible tlmt we 11 see horse raciN;:in are calculated, the committee would cut benefits in households that receive i Missouri by 1987.  energy-aid' in the form of payments to In Bristol, Va., most teachers are their utilities. AN THE the books. One teacher says For several reasons, I am strongly she tltinks something is needed like lOaPOSed :to this cut in the nation's AN Mchfey's that children can follow as argest nutrition program. First, RI guidelin for their own behavior. Congress created low income energy MeGuffey uses .plumic charts that assistance in 1980 with the clear intent using a 19th century teach, children to sound out words by that energy aid not be cotmted against Readers -- that learning the pronunciation of each benefits under other income mainte- instills the virtues of letter d the alphabet. It also uses nance programs. The idea, of course, was that it makes no sense to give help the work ethic. School letter grouping recognition. the McGuffey Readers According to one teacher, who feels with one hand and take it away with others do not have. use of the readers is "Moving the other. forward" rather than back, McGuffey Second, the committee proposal can lesson in everything, be reversed without violating the in the readers Readers teach the rewards of good fairness, punctual- behavior. "Everyone was religious budget guidelines set by Congress in back then -- they were idealistic -- August, the guidelines that the Senate Americana, these you could talk about God then." and House are now trying to meet. slped a nation - not "F'ne Canton Public Library invites Third, programs for the poor should but the full set from you to come down and see MeGuffey's be the very last place we look for a New Fifth Electric Reader and new round of budget savings. The 11 6th grade. Here are winter heating season is a time when great grandparents used McGuffey's Rhetorical Guide or Fifth good nutrition is especially important hour. No Reader. to good health. Moreover, the proposed no newfangled ram- cuts would fall most heavily on states expet -- like Missouri with cold winters. mean business! I joined with seven other Senators to kids learned their canvass for the votes we need to First published in protect these households. I believe were the backbone of there is a good chance that we will and Rithmetic. Cifi prevail. It seems to me that there is love a nestalgic look simply no good argument for forcing time, the the choice of "heat or eat" in homes o[ the illustrations, the where household finance is a daily of the texts, struggle. YISTEImFJM[S PlaURES This week's photo is M,'tlie junior ;.Jeamette Engendorf Fourner, Coach Albert Brown, Nancy Gamm high basketball team of Cton High Jdnet Engendorf James,' Mary Brown Stack and Sally Bayne Savage. School, 1949-50. Identifl is as Golden, Marilyn Lewis Riley. Kathryn Janus Garner of Canton follows: first row, I to r, Jdnn Parr, Second row, I to r: Dottle Clark submitted the picture. Billie Jean Clark BronMqe, Peggy Gorrell, Dorot' Houmnan Kennedy, IIII ----II I III Bockward Glances Pearl Plank I 20 YEARS AGO The Canton Press-News November It, 19M5 A. V. McRoberts of Canton was one of two men that received special honors at the recent meeting of the Culvcr-Stockton College Board of  T-,uea. Mr. McRoberts was elected Emeritus Trustee in recognition of his meritorious service to the C-S Ann Fretwell; Monticello, both Lewis- town High School graduates, were initiated into Cardinal Key, a national honorary service organization, at a breakfast held at the HolidaY Inn at Kirksville. Miss House will complete her senior year at KSTC, the winter quarter, and Miss Fretweli will complete her junior year at the end of the fall quarter. 50 YEARS AGO The Canton Press.News November 14, lJ,$ Beulah Kerr, 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Kerr, died in Community Hospital Tuesday morning d injuries received when she was st by a car near Bland school house Monday mol'n. governing body. Dr. J. Clare Hanna of A, J. Sherwood, city engineer, has Kansas City was also named Emeritus accepted a job with the Maxon Trustee. Construction Co., builder of the Canton m Four Lewis County students are among nine Culver-Steekton College students selected for listing in Who's Who in American Colleges and Uni- versities. Thayer Tomlinson, Kae Smith, Bill Alberty and Dianne Wilson were the area students chosen. A Saturday morning Class in Swahili has been initiated on the C-S campus. Under the instruction of Jim Oleche, a student from Kenya, Africa, 13 C-S students are studying this African language. About 500 parents are anticipated for the 1965Parents Day at CulverStock- ton College this Saturday. Mrs. Robert Matthews and Mrs. Albert Brown attended tbe 12 state Mississippi Valley rq0onal conference of the General Federation of Women's Clubs at Iowa State University at Ames Nov. I and . Mrs. Matthews was elected seereturY of the region. Miss Olga Bays, registrar at Culver- Stockton College, has been elected vice president and president-elect of the Missouri Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers at the organization's annual meeting at Stephens College in Columbia: Mrs. Lets Gibbons is picturedon her first day as mail carrier outof the Canton Post Office. She is the first woman to carry mail in Canton, Shown with her is Eston Moon, the regular carrier, who made the rounds the first day. As a result of the retirement of Godfrey Nickerson, and the sub,quit promotion of Ruby Jobs to fireman- laborer, Mrs. Gibbons was appointed as a part time laborer-custodian on Oct. 9. Lewis County JounmsI November ll, tIM5 Electric sweepers, a large coffee- maker and electric fans have been stolen from Bluff Springs Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. John White of 'Alexandria celebrated their Sbth wedding anniversary Nov. 4. Lyon Grange met in a postponed meeting Oct. 28. The officers to be installed for 1966 are: Harlan Edwards, master; John Reruns, over- seer. Other offices to be filled by Ella Gruber, Melvin Gruber, Everett Tripp, Viola Spurgenn, Wildo Tripp, Roberts Shannon, Art Shannon, Edna R/dgely, Dolly Fishback, Betty Rainbolt, Mary Edwards and Art Shannon. Nancy House, Lewistown, and Judith Locker, at a large increase in salary. Mr. and Mrs. Babe Brumbsngh have moved from the north end of town to the Kle property on Third Street. Miss Ella Jones returned home Tuesday from St. Louis where she had been to buy new goods. Mrs. Robert Stow kept store for her. The Oyster Prairie community Women's Club sponsored a canning dem..otration Nov. 6. This is the first Women's Club to be regularly organized in Lewis County, and it has a membership of 33. Mrs. Price stun, 66, a widely known and lifelm resident of Lewis County, died in Blessing Hospita| b[ov. I0. The Catholic school building at the west end of  Street has been sold to persons from Monroe City who will remodel the building into modern apartments. The'stere room recently vacated by the Jones and Marks Clothing Store, is being conditioned for the use of the Corner Drug Store. C. E. Oldham, 62, of Meyer, 111., died shortly after his momobile overturn- ed on him near his home Friday. Early Tuesday while at the home of his brother, Samuel, while both were at work in the wood shed, George Tuley, 67, suddenly fell dead without warning. I0 YEARS AGO 'le Lewis County Journal November 13, 115 Alva Kirldmm, 52, of Ewlng, was hit and instantly killed by a freight train shortly after 8 Friday evening a short distance from his home where he lived alone. His mangled body was found by section hands as they went to work Saturday morning. Despite.the blizzardy weather on Saturday afternoon a large crowd gathered quickly at the J. S. Shaekleford home to lend assistance in saving the home from destruction by fire. Durham Dave Ralston and family are leaving soon to take up their residence in Lewistown, he having disposed of his business here to James Dillard. Mr. Ralston was depot agent at Durham until that'office was disoontinued. Durham H. H. Axel has sold his grocery and meat business to J. T. Lumen. Mr. Axel has not as yet deci0eO just what he will do. Durham The mail route to Williamstown has been changed from Lewistown to Canton, The new route will come >y way of Benjamin. Now the next thing Williamstown wants is a gravel road either from Canton or Monticello. James Rogers happened to what might have been a more seriou, accident Monday, if his father hadr/t stopped the team very quickly. He wa riding in the manure spreader when it suddenly flew into gear catching hi clothes and jerking him under the drum and quite a )aceration of the thigh resulted, Melrose This week the last number of the Knox City News was issued. The- paper was issued from the office of the Lewistown Record and Mr. Stinsov gave up the struggle after two years' effort to get the paper on a paying basis. Never in the history ot journalism has there been as poo icking as at the present time due tt' Phe greatly increased cost in . every, thing that enters into the making of newspaper. More papers have eithe gone out of business or consolidatec with another paper in the State o Missouri the past year than in an3 other 20 years in the state's history. 70 YEAR AGO The Lewis County Joarnai November 12, 1915 Prof. H. R. Brayton of th( department of physics and chemistr was in Chicago Saturday a week ago He spent a half day in a chemical supply house, collecting apparatus ant chemicals for the laboratory a Canton. Christian Universi% At a meeting of the school board las Saturday Walter Henry was electe( clerk of the board in place of GenrE, T. Barnes, resigned. Mr. Barnes ha= been clerk of the board for many year= and resigned on account of other dutie taking his time. Word was received here this weel that Mrs. Lucy Young, a forme resident of this county, living on th, farm where Alex Kaster now lives died at the home of her daughter, Dr Evalyn Young at Bristow, Okla., ox Nov. 8, aged 80 years. 10e YEARS AGO The Lewis County Journal November 13, 1885 essrs. Niggersman and Sayers o St. Louis have rented the Wolflin Purl House at Canton and will pack purl there this winter, paying the bus market price for hogs. The people o this county will be glad to learn tha this advantage and convenience i again extended to them this fall, a last; and now that the price of porker is looking up a little, let us have pea, and plenty, with an occasions settlement of old accounts. Died: at his home in Canton Nov of typhoid fever, James S. Thumper aged 48 years. After the funer -service the remains were interred i the new cemetery at Canton. Th flmeral precession is said to have bee. one of the largest ever seen at th place. At this writing we have in course erection of new dwellings, one by Jn, Martin of this place, one by John Lonl our successful drug and mill man, or by James Haldoman, Jr., and one I Mr. Maddox of Clark Co., all to l occupied as soon as oompleted. LaBei ITORIAL & OPINION Press-News Journal, Canton, Mo., Thursday, November 7, 1985, Page lb s past, present, future Kansas City team. has been riddled this illness, surgery, and family Up and Down There areseveralinteresting drama- that have at times tic events coming up in the area. the Countryside CantonHigh's "Murder on Center Thanks to the concern and Stage," runs Friday and Saturday. of the remainder, and ,. Highland dramatists are presenting to "shdever" and cover "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" missing, things have gotten [)avid Steinbeck the following weekend. Rehearsals are beginning for the Golden Eagle -- Christmas Show which opens Dee. 5, Lgetting close to the holiday favorably. We're getting sick of shows and Culver-Stockton College will i Sad amongst all the other and specials about disasters, divorce, present their second play of the fall find numerous "drives" broken homes, missing children, sex season, beginning Dec. 5. for everything, including abuse, pornography, AIDS, drug busts, disease. Campaign hag ladies, and violent crimes of every This Saturday is Buddy 'Poppy Day that people are more apt conceivable nature. It's hard now-a- in Canton and LaGrunge, conducted by k their pockets (if not their days to find any "entertainment" on the LaGrange-Canton V.F.W. Funds !st Christmas time. We urge non-cable television. Fortunately, derived from the sale of the symbolic and support the there is still something left for the paper poppies help both In the IS which you are Interested, sports fan. community and to maintain the game time, know to whom _ nationwide rehabllitation service of the you are giving. It's also, The 1-10 Showme World Series is now V.F.W. If you aren't aware of the a time for seams, bogus history. In case you missed the symbolism ofthepoppy, you should solicitations, and schemes to outcome, were visiting on the moon, or know they are dedicated to the mouey, under anesthetic for the past month, memory of the men who fought and -- Missouri won. While this area is died in the poppy fields of France in "season" we've largely Cardinal territory, the Royais World War L The poppy has become commenting about the had some local rooters who were the symbol of all those who have given Mlows. To date, we've seen probably pleased and surprised at the their Hves in the nation's wars. Wear .aaJjlj_  on which to comment come-from-behind victory of the your poppy proudly. ,opu Ji But it isn't always the verbal "lift." Let this be the time you give 7]C,e"][ comments that tell the story. Many them a boost. Simply by saying "I times it's the faces I see. The most was thinking of you" or "Thank you [TILL: .. glum outlook can be changed by for " you can make someone's e l 1 'lolSt.,=slOX having received a card or letter. The day. Who knows? The spirits you lift . !- faces that are so frequently sober are may be your own! .tl suddenly shining and smiling. I've Sincerely, i Ffom Our Readers seen how uplifting letters can he for Mary Earlywine :,10.  people. And especially affected are the Postmaster  II young people and the older folks Lewistown among us. (Not that those d us in the 'C middle don't like cards and letters Staff of Press-News, l,  aster at Lewistown since too!) I've been privileged to share in Enjoy your paper so much. My :71-  year I have found I have tj  opportunity to observe first "My aunt sent me this card from husband and I would rather read it Florida" and, most recently, "This than any other. I was raised in Canton o, ,' s effect mail can have on picture is of a quilt I helped to and left there in early 50s. Mother's t letter mail that people o1' applique and bind. My daughter sent side are still there and we visit , k bsiness oriented -- in the picture in her letter to me." relatives at least once a year. The s , bills -- and typical The U.S, postal Service is observing "Backward Glances" are especially [31 run from "No mail for me National Card and Letter-Writing interesting to me for they bring hack That means no bills!" to Week Nov. 3-9. The theme this year is so many memories. Canton will always get enough money out of "Lift Spirits -- Be A Pen Pal." A card he my home. and "Mary, if you or a letter can indeed lift spirits! I feel Mrs. Joe Stevenson me anything but bills, then sure that each of us can think of (MarilynDaniels) me anything at all!" someone we know who could use a Stewartsville, Mo. Illl Illl the lottery). A recent ruling by the Cole .County Keeoin= in Circuit Court upholds the legaHt);of -- l " " "-'=="- the pari.mutuel amendment, but touch opponents still say they will seek a final ruling by the state Supreme . Court. A final ruling is welcomed by racing by advocates as well, because it -el3atof Jock Danfo00h me,,eJJ finally would resolve the ClUes- tion. Will anyone spend $,50 to $60 million problems to build a Missouri race track when Heat or eat? the amendment allows county resi- nar;-mutuel dents to hold an election banning Winter threatens to bring a terribly pari-mutuel in that area? unacceptable choice to millions of lff= ,,- ]g The probable answer is "No." disadvantaged Americans, "Heat or t S : law Investors will be far from enthusiastic eat" - that .will be the choice, unless I.Mce Missourians approved about building an expensive track with Congress turns back an attempt to cut -letting last fall, communi- the possibility that voters later could food stamp benefits for families that make betting illegal. The only sure also receive help with their heating I the state have been vying solution would be a new constitutional bills. 1 /k,lnct to host the rust race m :[tevident from all this interest amendment that takes out the county In Missouri, more than 88,000 of the people are excited about the option, poorest households--many of them of big-time horse racing. Can horse raci/tg succeed in elderly and handicapped individuals qkIMely, it still may be a long Missouri under provisions that require stand to lo6e an average of $15.80 per the horses are running, the state to take a minimum six month forbadly needed groceries. J[e hold-up? Mostly, it's percQgt tax from the amount bet? Nationwid more than 5 million low Once again, most observers say income households are threatened with" "'r constitutional amendment "No" The- amendment gives- the the loss of $14.80 per month. "  l voters has some technical Legislature the power to change it, al These are homes where putting questions that make it those studying horse racing in other decent food on the table is a struggle iEst up the race tracks, that is sometimes lost. These are states have found a lower tax rate 1 you might be interested in (around one per) an import homes that fear the biting cold of L =t some of these problems factor in getting a if. tr,k ,on winter  it threatens health and e of the horse racing and solidThefinanc[alLegislaturegrOudis !s-e  :;[ s':i  i  finances.',puts intolerable pressure on household l'qendments at the same time these issues during the 1988.[o0, These households will be saddled ber create a conflict in the ]" '"-"'-es horse racing? and the new racing commisSmn is with even heavier burdens if the working hard.to develop the proleds Senate Agriculture Committee gets its .amendments have altered 'gambling section of the it supports. It seems like,a loand way. In:ldget legislation and in the ] Constitution in different complicated process, but its impot pending'larm hill, the committee U --.qllgamendment s are passed "from the beginning. If things go again .4nod stamp benefits. By ly, the one with the smm)thly in the months ahead, .H's changing the way food stamp benefits :J i: Jri prevails (m this case, possible tlmt we 11 see horse raciN;:in are calculated, the committee would cut benefits in households that receive i Missouri by 1987.  energy-aid' in the form of payments to In Bristol, Va., most teachers are their utilities. AN THE the books. One teacher says For several reasons, I am strongly she tltinks something is needed like lOaPOSed :to this cut in the nation's AN Mchfey's that children can follow as argest nutrition program. First, RI guidelin for their own behavior. Congress created low income energy MeGuffey uses .plumic charts that assistance in 1980 with the clear intent using a 19th century teach, children to sound out words by that energy aid not be cotmted against Readers -- that learning the pronunciation of each benefits under other income mainte- instills the virtues of letter d the alphabet. It also uses nance programs. The idea, of course, was that it makes no sense to give help the work ethic. School letter grouping recognition. the McGuffey Readers According to one teacher, who feels with one hand and take it away with others do not have. use of the readers is "Moving the other. forward" rather than back, McGuffey Second, the committee proposal can lesson in everything, be reversed without violating the in the readers Readers teach the rewards of good fairness, punctual- behavior. "Everyone was religious budget guidelines set by Congress in back then -- they were idealistic -- August, the guidelines that the Senate Americana, these you could talk about God then." and House are now trying to meet. slped a nation - not "F'ne Canton Public Library invites Third, programs for the poor should but the full set from you to come down and see MeGuffey's be the very last place we look for a New Fifth Electric Reader and new round of budget savings. The 11 6th grade. Here are winter heating season is a time when great grandparents used McGuffey's Rhetorical Guide or Fifth good nutrition is especially important hour. No Reader. to good health. Moreover, the proposed no newfangled ram- cuts would fall most heavily on states expet -- like Missouri with cold winters. mean business! I joined with seven other Senators to kids learned their canvass for the votes we need to First published in protect these households. I believe were the backbone of there is a good chance that we will and Rithmetic. Cifi prevail. It seems to me that there is love a nestalgic look simply no good argument for forcing time, the the choice of "heat or eat" in homes o[ the illustrations, the where household finance is a daily of the texts, struggle. YISTEImFJM[S PlaURES This week's photo is M,'tlie junior ;.Jeamette Engendorf Fourner, Coach Albert Brown, Nancy Gamm high basketball team of Cton High Jdnet Engendorf James,' Mary Brown Stack and Sally Bayne Savage. School, 1949-50. Identifl is as Golden, Marilyn Lewis Riley. Kathryn Janus Garner of Canton follows: first row, I to r, Jdnn Parr, Second row, I to r: Dottle Clark submitted the picture. Billie Jean Clark BronMqe, Peggy Gorrell, Dorot' Houmnan Kennedy, IIII ----II I III Bockward Glances Pearl Plank I 20 YEARS AGO The Canton Press-News November It, 19M5 A. V. McRoberts of Canton was one of two men that received special honors at the recent meeting of the Culvcr-Stockton College Board of  T-,uea. Mr. McRoberts was elected Emeritus Trustee in recognition of his meritorious service to the C-S Ann Fretwell; Monticello, both Lewis- town High School graduates, were initiated into Cardinal Key, a national honorary service organization, at a breakfast held at the HolidaY Inn at Kirksville. Miss House will complete her senior year at KSTC, the winter quarter, and Miss Fretweli will complete her junior year at the end of the fall quarter. 50 YEARS AGO The Canton Press.News November 14, lJ,$ Beulah Kerr, 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Kerr, died in Community Hospital Tuesday morning d injuries received when she was st by a car near Bland school house Monday mol'n. governing body. Dr. J. Clare Hanna of A, J. Sherwood, city engineer, has Kansas City was also named Emeritus accepted a job with the Maxon Trustee. Construction Co., builder of the Canton m Four Lewis County students are among nine Culver-Steekton College students selected for listing in Who's Who in American Colleges and Uni- versities. Thayer Tomlinson, Kae Smith, Bill Alberty and Dianne Wilson were the area students chosen. A Saturday morning Class in Swahili has been initiated on the C-S campus. Under the instruction of Jim Oleche, a student from Kenya, Africa, 13 C-S students are studying this African language. About 500 parents are anticipated for the 1965Parents Day at CulverStock- ton College this Saturday. Mrs. Robert Matthews and Mrs. Albert Brown attended tbe 12 state Mississippi Valley rq0onal conference of the General Federation of Women's Clubs at Iowa State University at Ames Nov. I and . Mrs. Matthews was elected seereturY of the region. Miss Olga Bays, registrar at Culver- Stockton College, has been elected vice president and president-elect of the Missouri Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers at the organization's annual meeting at Stephens College in Columbia: Mrs. Lets Gibbons is picturedon her first day as mail carrier outof the Canton Post Office. She is the first woman to carry mail in Canton, Shown with her is Eston Moon, the regular carrier, who made the rounds the first day. As a result of the retirement of Godfrey Nickerson, and the sub,quit promotion of Ruby Jobs to fireman- laborer, Mrs. Gibbons was appointed as a part time laborer-custodian on Oct. 9. Lewis County JounmsI November ll, tIM5 Electric sweepers, a large coffee- maker and electric fans have been stolen from Bluff Springs Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. John White of 'Alexandria celebrated their Sbth wedding anniversary Nov. 4. Lyon Grange met in a postponed meeting Oct. 28. The officers to be installed for 1966 are: Harlan Edwards, master; John Reruns, over- seer. Other offices to be filled by Ella Gruber, Melvin Gruber, Everett Tripp, Viola Spurgenn, Wildo Tripp, Roberts Shannon, Art Shannon, Edna R/dgely, Dolly Fishback, Betty Rainbolt, Mary Edwards and Art Shannon. Nancy House, Lewistown, and Judith Locker, at a large increase in salary. Mr. and Mrs. Babe Brumbsngh have moved from the north end of town to the Kle property on Third Street. Miss Ella Jones returned home Tuesday from St. Louis where she had been to buy new goods. Mrs. Robert Stow kept store for her. The Oyster Prairie community Women's Club sponsored a canning dem..otration Nov. 6. This is the first Women's Club to be regularly organized in Lewis County, and it has a membership of 33. Mrs. Price stun, 66, a widely known and lifelm resident of Lewis County, died in Blessing Hospita| b[ov. I0. The Catholic school building at the west end of  Street has been sold to persons from Monroe City who will remodel the building into modern apartments. The'stere room recently vacated by the Jones and Marks Clothing Store, is being conditioned for the use of the Corner Drug Store. C. E. Oldham, 62, of Meyer, 111., died shortly after his momobile overturn- ed on him near his home Friday. Early Tuesday while at the home of his brother, Samuel, while both were at work in the wood shed, George Tuley, 67, suddenly fell dead without warning. I0 YEARS AGO 'le Lewis County Journal November 13, 115 Alva Kirldmm, 52, of Ewlng, was hit and instantly killed by a freight train shortly after 8 Friday evening a short distance from his home where he lived alone. His mangled body was found by section hands as they went to work Saturday morning. Despite.the blizzardy weather on Saturday afternoon a large crowd gathered quickly at the J. S. Shaekleford home to lend assistance in saving the home from destruction by fire. Durham Dave Ralston and family are leaving soon to take up their residence in Lewistown, he having disposed of his business here to James Dillard. Mr. Ralston was depot agent at Durham until that'office was disoontinued. Durham H. H. Axel has sold his grocery and meat business to J. T. Lumen. Mr. Axel has not as yet deci0eO just what he will do. Durham The mail route to Williamstown has been changed from Lewistown to Canton, The new route will come >y way of Benjamin. Now the next thing Williamstown wants is a gravel road either from Canton or Monticello. James Rogers happened to what might have been a more seriou, accident Monday, if his father hadr/t stopped the team very quickly. He wa riding in the manure spreader when it suddenly flew into gear catching hi clothes and jerking him under the drum and quite a )aceration of the thigh resulted, Melrose This week the last number of the Knox City News was issued. The- paper was issued from the office of the Lewistown Record and Mr. Stinsov gave up the struggle after two years' effort to get the paper on a paying basis. Never in the history ot journalism has there been as poo icking as at the present time due tt' Phe greatly increased cost in . every, thing that enters into the making of newspaper. More papers have eithe gone out of business or consolidatec with another paper in the State o Missouri the past year than in an3 other 20 years in the state's history. 70 YEAR AGO The Lewis County Joarnai November 12, 1915 Prof. H. R. Brayton of th( department of physics and chemistr was in Chicago Saturday a week ago He spent a half day in a chemical supply house, collecting apparatus ant chemicals for the laboratory a Canton. Christian Universi% At a meeting of the school board las Saturday Walter Henry was electe( clerk of the board in place of GenrE, T. Barnes, resigned. Mr. Barnes ha= been clerk of the board for many year= and resigned on account of other dutie taking his time. Word was received here this weel that Mrs. Lucy Young, a forme resident of this county, living on th, farm where Alex Kaster now lives died at the home of her daughter, Dr Evalyn Young at Bristow, Okla., ox Nov. 8, aged 80 years. 10e YEARS AGO The Lewis County Journal November 13, 1885 essrs. Niggersman and Sayers o St. Louis have rented the Wolflin Purl House at Canton and will pack purl there this winter, paying the bus market price for hogs. The people o this county will be glad to learn tha this advantage and convenience i again extended to them this fall, a last; and now that the price of porker is looking up a little, let us have pea, and plenty, with an occasions settlement of old accounts. Died: at his home in Canton Nov of typhoid fever, James S. Thumper aged 48 years. After the funer -service the remains were interred i the new cemetery at Canton. Th flmeral precession is said to have bee. one of the largest ever seen at th place. At this writing we have in course erection of new dwellings, one by Jn, Martin of this place, one by John Lonl our successful drug and mill man, or by James Haldoman, Jr., and one I Mr. Maddox of Clark Co., all to l occupied as soon as oompleted. LaBei