Busy Saturday Made For Restful Sabbath

Saturday night is when the ole home town comes to life.

At least that’s the way it used to be. Some communities have even attempted to mimic those good old days with similar affairs, recalling times of seven decades and longer ago. Yet, as admirable as the efforts are, there is little similarity to what it was like when Saturday was truly the big day in farm towns.

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Survival Depends On Patronage

“We are not busy.”

That’s a bad statement, and a terrible feeling, if one is in business and finds such to be the serious predicament. A customer said those words to us more than a year ago, and the comment stuck like a thorn and stayed with us. We’ve thought of it many times since.

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Childhood Friendships Last Forever

Oh, where have all of our ole girl friends gone?

Alice, Bernice, Bertha, Bessie, Blanche, Edith, Effie, Ethel, Grace, Goldie, Helen, Ione, Laura, Lee, Lucia, Josie, Marie, Minnie, Shirley, Stella, Viola and a few others we can picture in our mind, but sorrowfully have forgotten their names. We miss them so.

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Cow’s Sudden Death Is Somber Reminder

Death is just a  breath away.

The finest line separates here and hereafter.

That was again brought to bear on a record-nice Saturday afternoon. One minute the most ideal cow, perfect in type, condition, age and ready to calve within days, was calmly devouring lush hay. Minutes later she was on her side in uncontrollable convulsions. Every imaginable lay maneuver was attempted, but she died almost
immediately.

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Cow’s Sudden Death Is Somber Reminder

Death is just a breath away.

The finest line separates here and hereafter.

That was again brought to bear on a record-nice Saturday afternoon. One minute the most ideal cow, perfect in type, condition, age and ready to calve within days, was calmly devouring lush hay. Minutes later she was on her side in uncontrollable convulsions. Every imaginable lay maneuver was attempted, but she died almost immediately.
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