||Back of the microphone
and the transmitter, back of the program and the business office, is the vision
of service. Mr. Butler, with a great heart full of love for humanity, lives with
that vision before him. You have seldom heard his voice, but day after day you
have felt his vibrant spirit.
of that home, that father and mother who are trying to bring up a family of good
American citizens," he will say when some question of policy comes up, and
somehow that settles any problem.
Mr. Butler wouldn't want us to say much about him, but let us simply write that
we know him as a man full of sympathy and understanding, a dreamer of great dreams,
and a tireless worker for the rights of everyday folks, the family and the fireside.
In the picture
on the left he is holding the volume of Prairie Farmer for 1841, the year this
paper was founded, ninety years ago.