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Children To Be Happy Require Discipline and Firm Courage Fisher Column Fisher, the outspok- Idaho columnist, ks a well novelist, ,one of his best being the book about Mormons, "Children o,f ." He is ,a former profes- S'at the University of Utah lives at Hagerman, Good- .'ounty, idaho. Note: Opinions ex- in the column are stri=t- of the writer, and have ing to do with the policies Cheney Free Press.) re.cL:t article in a naga- with nlillio,n.s of subscr'ib- the title, "Wild Youth: e Pro,blem." And the question, "Why is it the nations with rapidly standards o,f living now hrvesting a tragic of violent, restless anti- children?" In the firs,t these nations do not h'ave improving standards ." That is a myth that brainwashed into peo- . For favored groups income more than the money but standards of living a lot m-ore th, an d,ollars 8ollars. the moral and spiritual the standards have deteriorating the mere get hold of the mater- things The author tells teenagers in Sweden church windows on day because the was delayed. Four girls in France each a slip of paper on was written I will kill I will steal I will be I will have a lover. one did kill herself, one and one thumbed rides with six motorists. so it is over the world. editors of this journal, brainwashed with crap that nowadays pass- psychology, asks, Why, ,? It is a question to there is an easy simple child, especially in his but during al years, needs  he rmtling ese on arhh, whol,esome motler and love, a symbol of aulhor- He emes into the with a biank mid. He the slow lmrd way that is a .society wiCh rules if he lives in R he is to obey the-rules. If lucky tr :his parents he to 4i, stnguish between is social'ly right ',omd so- rrorg. Arid While learn- he 1,earns seg dicip- self,central. American children these things today? 80% of those I have observing for 20 years. of them learn that parents are crooks (in small ways maybe) for hear their parents talk. mbout it. If the parent is lbol of right and then where on is the child to find it? Daddy in Washington- they hear about the Bak- and various shysters, and deadbeats in If the parents nG.t self-disciplined--if rant and screech at one before their child. as most parents I h-ave do--where the is the symbol of self- pline? In the newspap- covered from the first to the last with the rec- of persons breaking the On the horrible TV iran,s? ask he editors pthet- wiping a tear away-- this nation harves&ng crop of vi.olent,, rest- ati-social children, when great society!) more people have two cars two TV's who had cheap bourbon? The we ,are tod, is in the of youthful hooliganism, ,and moral a- Then obviously a lot o have ailed in ttmir hen obviously nmre and People havre ctrildren with .having e'1.dren is a And it 'has rmthing to 4o in pro,portion to .as many child- raising hell, sh,ootig larents, raping littSe girls Veell4o-do ,h,oues as from homes. Remembea" what said, tlat this no, ca is -- go con- that mizens of have fulltime j,bs, not hey have to have the bu because tley wmat more. Madison Ave- and eve Big in Washington ad his of "experts" tell to consume more. d what about the child- won't even mow home; and Ma tearing off to her lob at ten minutes of eight (and late as usual) so she can get that sterling gravy boat c.r that mink stole or God knows what. Are these images of discipline, self-control, and authority for the watckfM children? You know what a big joke that que.tion is. And after daughter has been laid and confesses the sa@sad story and Junior has drawn a gun on a cop, Ma weeps o,t of oceans of self-pity and mar- tyrdom and wails to anyone who will [isten, "1 know it isn't my fault[ I've worked hard and I've done every- I thing I culd think off" [ For Ma. And Pa, br.ooding[ over his ulcer an a table.spoon I of whisky, says, Thank God I] dont have any more- D,o you l realize how re'any parents thank iGod nowadays that their chil- dren will soon be gne from home? Por brats. Children h:ave a deep hunger, a deep need as large as their being, for authority and se,Lf-control --not brutal treatment, not be- ing slmuted at, but a gentle, firm loving authority--Pa and Ma, and rules, gertly but in- flexibly enforced, N, at they shah control their passi, ans anc devel'op good habtspick up th,eia" clothes, do their part o,f the clores--and they are hap- pier children under such loving d'isciplirm and guidance, firm trot just. So why do the editor ask such stupid question:s? Because, I suspect, they have been brain- washed with the "educati,orml S  " p ychology that the httle dar- lirgs should be a.llowed be gr,ov up like an unprurned apple tree. All right, go take a look at an un'pruned apple tree. P. S. The distaff rad tlvis and said, "You're away behind. The great society architects are z_,ow telling them they need three cars." East Cheney. By Anna Phillips High prizes Satm'day eve- ning ,at East Oheney Grange hall ptnoh.le paty went .to John Barer an, d Mrs. Muriel Cree, 2rid went to Jo,h,n ,Fr- gu,son ,and Mrs. Ivy Cordill door prize to John Porgey, the traveling prize to Ed Spllchal. This Priday evening the grange and 4-H club will enjoy a joint Chrism, as peogram, exchange .of gifts and reaty. Everybody wel, come. Bring exchan,ge gift and some trea0:s. Adult gifts 50 cents, children not over 25" cents. Mr. and Mrs. Emery Balb, Mr. ald Mrs. Jack Curtis and Lu Anne, Larry Bbb n,d Reid Sa,ario were Surrday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Oran Lambert of Spokane. Mr. arid Mrs. Clarence Davis spen, t last Sunday with their dau,ghter, Mrs. David Buddrius and amil,y of Almira. Mrs. ,nn:a Philllips was Sun- day dinner guest f Mr. 'and Mrs. Chester Phillips and Johrmy. Mr. and Ms. Fred Baird joined them hter and were evening visitors. Mr. anld Mrs. Ed Spliehal and Mr. arid Mrs. oe La,bish attended the Oaholic dinner ,at the Oheney city hall last Suraday. The La:bishes spent Stmday evening with Prank Ludwig and sister Mrs. Celia IC.,e,l'ly. Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Spancer of Oareywood, Idaho, were re- cent overnight gues of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bawn,. Mr. and Mrs. Jack artford and family of Four Lakes mad Coleen McLean of Vall, eyford were reeent guests f Mr. and Mrs. George Stroup. Mrs. Celia Kelly returned home after spending more than a week with her son-in- }w and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Shrew, Wayne and Ro_ie ,and accompanied the Shaw family to Seattle and Bremerton. LAND BANK LOANS cotIt A Larid Bank Loan glva you fininclng with low in- terest rates.., long terms . . and you may pre-pay at any time, any amount without penalty. Come in soon for the facts on Land Bank Loans, i FEDERAL LAND BANK Which Man Did Not Advertise With Us? up their own brush their teeth, or their books; and no- is fo blame but Pa, around with an ulcer to get up his in- so he can move .from a home to a $50,000 ASSOCIATION SPOKANE C. R. Stifling 4304 E. Mission e 00pa==gie 00ews By Joanne Green YULE PROGRAMS @ Iyler News e By Wanda Stengle Ira Shea attended a demo- ARE ANNOUNCED cratic reorNantiaztion meeting The Christmas prog.ram at held at the Civic building in the Spangle Christian church Spokane S:atu'rday afternoon will be held Dee. 20 at 10 a. where he was one of the m. Vesper services wi:H be the speakers Saturday afternoon. same a,fternoon at 4 p. m. ,here will be caroling follow- ing vesper services. Every ane is welcome. The Rebekah Christmas par- ty is set for Dec. 27 beginning with a potluck at 1:30. There will be games and entertain- ment foil,owing dinner. The West Libert.v grade school (?hristmas program will be Dec. 22 at 7:30 in the Span- gle gym. This program will in- clude grades 1-5. Everyone is welcome. 4-H MEMBERS GIVEN AWARDS Eight 4-H members and nine mrents from the Hoe and Gow club were :hormred in: Spokane Sa'turday at the Rid- path Motor Htet at the annual hincheon sponsored by Sears- Roebuck Found.atin. Each member was either a 1M:ue rib- bon winner in Garden or food preservation. Six counties were represent- ed ,and guest speakers were two Ganzaga university stu- deats who recently had return- cd from a year's sludy ha Italy. The ollowing members wlho attended an,d received a tro- phy and blue rkbborkwere Marl lyn Sievers, Judy Co,rnmess,ew Becky and Darrell Flai,g, Den- nis and Jane Iauguest, Gary and Barry Zehm. They were accompanied by their to.aden's and parents, Mrs. Louise Siev- ors, Mrs. Pa,mela Oornmes,ser, Mr. ,and Mrs. Harvey Rau,guest, Mr. and Mrs. Le,o,nard Zebra, Mr. and Mrs. Ren Ftaig and Mrs. Elsie Wittwe.r. Those not able to attend but who also will receive the rib- bon and lrophy are Dwight Zebra and Dick Rasn,ussen. ATTEND PARTY Mr. and Mrs. Greg Anderson, Tammy and Steve attended a Christmas party at Geger Air Force Base Sunday. Santa flew in by jet plane with treaCs for the children. Also there o en- tertain were Captain Cy, Wal- laby and Jack..Cookies a,nd co- coa were served to all. PERSONAL MENTIONS Mr. anld Mrs. Jack Johnson of Tonasket visited at the Do,n Johnson home over the we,ok- end. On Saturday both families traveled to Pul'l.man to attend the wedding of Judy Johnson. Miss Nn,cy Johnso,n will re- turn to To,nasket wihh her par- ents for t,he holidays. Nancy stays with her brother Don an,d attends EWSC. At the ladies adult P. E. class meeting Wednesday eve- ning the ladies presented Mrs.. Ross with a small gift to strew their appreciation %r all the time she put in on the cNss. There 'are terat.ative plans to The officers of the democratic central committee were elect- ed. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Shea in- staIled the officers of the Ado,ms County Pomona Grange at Lind Saturday e,veniag; also the officers of the four sub- ordirmte granges. Last Wednesday night Cam- pus Elementary presented its Christma, s program. Taking part in the pl, ay were Verrmn start a new cla,ss in 'March. The Liberty Bells ppeared on Starlit Stairway Saturday evenirg. They PNeed third in very tou'gh competition. Mr. anld Mrs. Bob Neave and son of Kennewiek visited at the Ron Green hme Tuesday eve- ning. The deadline for getting food, clothing, furniture, ec., to the ,high school fr the reedy family is Dec. 21. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dill and family will fly from Al, aska to be with the Brewer ,family at Christmas. The Liberty ,high sc,h.ol de- bate team lost its first debate to Medical Lake by a very small margin. The tean includ- ed Gayle Roeeks, Janet Bovea, Randy Rohwer and Jackie ttahner. The tea,m is eached by Mrs. Ross. Santa Claus will visit at West Liberty grade school and then be at the service club hall or the pre-sehool children on Dec. 23. The exact time is  not Jr11 orn. There were about 60 people attending the Eastern Star Cbristmas party Sunday after- noon. The party began with a deli.cious potluck dinner. Mrs. Joa'nne Whittner was master of ceremonies and Mrs. Grace Byers ptayed the piano. The children sang, danced n,d r.e- cited. To conclude the pro,gram Sa,nta treated all the child.tenn. Mr. and Mrs:. Hugh Hart at- tended a pc,thick Christmas party for lhe worthy m, atrons and patrons in Spokne Sun- day afternoo,n. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Allen visited with Mrs. Jo Linn in Pullm:an on Sun, day. Mr. and Mrs. Art Byers, and Mrs. Nettie Mitl atterded a farewell party for Mr. arid Mrs. Zaeharia Marroqun and baby Sunday af, ternoo at the home of Mr..and Mrs. O,lliver OPcn of Spokane. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Becker of Let,sure World, Long Beach, CaIif., were guests o,f their cousins, Mr. and Mrs. avld Girsberger, this past week. Mr. and Mrs. arold Allen ,and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gs- berger .and Keith Givsbeeger were Sunday isiors of Ms. Jo Linn of Pullman. An enjoy- able day was spent there. Guess the weight of our ham and take it home (Christmas Eve.) COME SEE THE HAM If you think it's big You should have seen The Pig Jacks,n and Kay Ham cast as town.speope. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Jackson a'nd children, Mr. alnd Mrs. Arlie Abteman, Mrs. Ia Jack- sn, Mr. and Mrs. Jollm Ham and Mrs. Wilma Plo,tts of Che- ney. Last Tuesday mght Sue Ham was courtesy candklate f, ov J,oh's Daughters' intiadon at Cheney. Mrs. Wes Ableman spent the weekend in Spoka,ne. Sun- day afternoon h,e visited her husband at St. Lukes hspital, returning to Tyler in the eve- ning by bus. For those wishing to seaad Christmas cards, the present a,d,d'ress of Mrs. Lola Lamph- ier is 5634 E. Oommeree, Cen- tral nursing home, Spokane. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Shea Mrs. Don Shea attended fun- eral services or Mrs. Mimaie Loomis of Oheney 'last Mon- day. The Sbea amilies attended the Nazarene chnrc,h of Che- hey Friday, Saturday ad Sun- day evenings to hear Eangel- ist Douglas Clem of the Crest- line N,azarene cahureh o Spo- kane. Mr. and Mrs. George Trued- son, Mr. and Mrs. James Brad- Icy of Spokane were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Grace Michaeison and Mr. I.slie Brawn. Thursday evening, Mrs. i Last Grace Miclaelson drove to, Spoka,ne to visit Mrs. Clarence Brown .at Sacred Heart hospi- tal, where she had surgery Monday evening, Dec. 8. /r. a.nd Mrs. Jack Brwn and children drove to Elk, where they were Sunday din- her guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Flowers. Craig and Bill Grub were Sunday ca!lore at the Bill lo,s- enau residence. Mr. arid Mrs. Start Pierce of Cheney were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Harris. Steve and Gary Ahleman were overnight guests of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ableman last Saturday. Their parents drove down froan Oheney for Sunday eve- ning dinne-'. Mr. and Mrs. Glen B ewick and children we.re Saturd,ay dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Keith. They  visited several hours Su,Rday after- noon before returning to Sprague, whee Mr. Bewick's parents reside. 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