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, I~ I AL d Jk J ~IIJIL~JlL &,dllZ ...."" ! 13 It seems we are surrounded Jus' Thinkin' value than the individual? by contention. Is there a loss of honesty or It feels like it is everywhere, integrity or fairoess when one at every level of our society person or group of persons If we were to be honest, is intent on satisfaction-of even within ourselves. What is its goal, regardless of the root of this troublesome consequences, to themselves dissatisfaction? Is it possible or others? As much as we are we are unaware of what we able, it seems important to be honestly need or truly want? honest with ourselves about We may think we are pretty ~,~:~ our true need? Do we need clear on what we want or that important? Do we think the new or better thing, or are feel we need. Are the things less of ourselves if we are not? we looking for security, safety, we work toward acquiring, There are things that are "satisfaction and a feeling of whatever theymay be, reallyhelpful to have. They may well-being witflin ourselves, going to give us the end result keep us safer, enable us toand this is the means we we are seeking? Do we want keep in touch with each other choose to try to achieve that the thing, or are we reallybetter, or allow us to be end? Are we searching for looking for the feeling we better informed. These are something external to fill an think it will give us? Do we internal need?. good things. But, should they o want the new gadget or latestaffect how we value and We all have legitimate greatest new thing, or the respect ourselves and otherneeds, and wants. How and feeling of being accepted or individuals? When did the in what way we address them up to speed with the current acquisitioh become of more and attempt to satisfy them trends and fads? And why is can make all the difference. ' What do we need or want and m why? G.b .__. Topper Red Hatters On the Go... Simple but searching questions, it just may take some ~5) Red Hatters will be driving to Mackinaw May 18 for luncheon thinking, _ reservations at 11:30a. M. Tait Luncheon-meeting will be held at the Depot Tea Room, 301 N. Main St., Mackinaw. Please make reservations before that date = with Sandra Ohler, 792-5986, or Patsy Garlits. 792-5816. The grouP will car pool from the American Legion parking lot no later than 10:15a. Submitted By - Pat Straumann Noah's Ark Found? Chinese and Turkish evangelical explorers say wooden remains they have discovered on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey are the remains of Noah's Ark. Leland Bahn. 88, of East Peoria The group claims carbon dating proves passed away Tuesday April 13. the relics are 4,800 years old, dating to 2010 at his residence. Funeral Services were Friday April 16 at around the same time the ark was said the Remmert Funeral Home, East tO be afloat. Peoria. Internment was at Fen- Yeung Wing-Cheung, from the Noah's dulac Cemetery with full military rites accorded. His Wife - Wilma Ark Ministries International research' and Parents - Edward and Lydia team that made the discovery, said: Bahn preceded him in death. Mr. Bahn was born October 11. "It's not 100 percent that it is Noah's 1921 in Kenney the son of Edward Ark, but We think it is 99.9 percent that and Lydia Bahn. He married this is it." Wilma Baker on May 13. 1948 in Piggot, Arkansas. Wilma preceded ;'There's a tremendotm amount of solid him in death on May 14. 2008 ovicreriGe that the structure found on ;Survivors Included - ~ons. - We guar.antee the lowest price for the highest quality r monuments & craftsmanship stnce 1 HICKOX DR. - Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon - After Hours by Appt. Mount Ararat in Eastern Turkey is the David of Bakersfield, Missouri and Ronald and James of East Peoria; legendary Ark of Noah," said Aalten. Daughters - Patrieia (Dale) Beck- Representatives of Noah's Ark Minis- ett and Marcia (Dale) Beard of tries said the structure contained sea- East Peoria: Brother Lloyd, Verneil (Kathryn) Bahn. and eral compartments, some with wooden Vernell (Dorothy) Bahn - all of Mt. Pulaski: add several Grandchil- qualified people beams, that they believe were used Sandra Ohler's daughter dren. Great-Grandchildren,and to house animals. The group of evan- Veronica ives just a few miles Two Great.Great.Grandchildren. . .... gelical archaeologists ruled out an from Elmira, New York. Mr. Bahn served as a Staff Ser- Buffalo -Wllhamsvllle - Ilhopohs established human settlement on the Elmira is famous for being geant in the United State Army the stlmmer home of Mark from 1942- 1946. He servedin Ger- | 7-364-4828 or 217-341-6453 grounds none have ever been found Twain (Samuel Clemens) for 20many and Japan. ~--_ above 11 000 feet in the'vicinity, Young yeai's. Safldra took this photo said 0fthe obelisk by his gravesite. Team member Panda Lee described The gravesite and an enclosed gazebo on the col-[ ~ ~ Dena Manlev visiting the site. "In October 2008, lege catullus where he wrote I climbed the mountain with the Turk- some of his .,b, ooks, including " ish team. At an elevation of more Tom Sawyer' were the only than 4. O00 meters, I ~aw a structure Twain sites Sandra and Veron- [ I'l i/ I built with plank-like timber. Each plan~ ica found. Sandra added, "But, //~ ~ I on the news that night, Hal HoI- rd was about 8 inches wide. I could see brook was in town to celebrate [i ~ Generation Memorial Specialist ,enoo 0roo, o, aoc,0ntcon ,r c,,on I 1 predating the use of metal nails." Twain." Hours day day9 "3 Local Turkish officials will ask the cen- tall,Nte'"two f tthoms.the obeliskTwoiSfathoms,12 feet Men - Fri - 4. 0 tral government in Ankara to apply for the depth river boat captains " Sat day UNESCO World Heritage status so the called "Mark Twain". The mon- I ur - 9'12 " site can be protected while a major ument was placed there by his --~ A H s By Appointment archaeological dig is conducted, surviving daughter, Clara. ., ' " ~,i~~I~ ~' '' " . : / ......~.L . ~" Free 8 Lincoln & Logan County's Only Locally Owned Monument Company .