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Bulletin-Journal, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1955, Independence, Iowa m STATE HISTORICAL CF IOWA IOWA County Volume 90, Number 17 April 29, 1955 Three Sections Section A Home Show to Be Held Friday Through Sunday Vaccine to Be Given to County Students triday There was enough Salk The lollipops will be polio vaccine on hand this week to accommodate 950 Buchanan county first and second grade dents in the largest mass ation program ever to be held in the according to Dr. J. F. president of the Buchanan county Medical The St. church parlors in have been set up for the which will take place 8 a. m. and All first and ond grade students in the those at Lamont and will receive the tion in The vaccinations at pre- planned for have been postponed until due to Dr. Knipfer being called out of The vaccinations will be given Monday morning in the nurse's quarters at the school beginning at 8.45 a m. The program at Lamont will be on Friday as The schedule for the ations is as a. 9 to 10 a. m and Hazleton students a. students north of highway 20. 10 a. Brandon and Rural dents south of highway 20. 11 a. theran and Immaculate tion and Hawthorne and Lincoln The six doctors who have charge of the inoculations in In- dependence Dr. J. F. Dr. Nelson Dr. James Dr. P. J. Dr. B. B. Sells and Dr. H. A. holder of At Dr. R. L. Knipfer will have charge and Dr. L. A. Ford will be in charge at A number of mothers and other ed persons also be on hand to help with the There is no charge for the of first and second grade students and all in- eluding doctors and assistants will be After the youngsters have re- their vaccination at the Independence they will be treated to a carton of milk and a lollipop in an outer The milk will be purchased through the school lunch and donated by the Independence donated by the Independence Junior Chamber of All equipment and supplies will be furnished free of charge by the Buchanan county cal association and the People's hospital in The Salk vaccine will be furnished free of charge and is to be used only on first and second grade students at this At a later when the vaccine is more it will be available to the public to be sold by the Dr. Loeck stated that at the present time the Medical society has been urged to the vaccine just to the ages most to This age group between five and 10 years of unit of the American Legion aux John M. Young Dies In Crash John M 26, a former ol was April 25, in a accident near Neb. eral services will be held at 2 April 29, at the Tawcett Funeral home in and will be in the Tremont Mr. son of Quay and Delia was born Sept. 3, 1928. at lie graduated from Winthrop high and IOWA State Teachers in 1950. At the time of his death he was music Instructor in the schools at Melbeta and Neb. He joined the armed forces in 1951, and was in the Second infantry division in He was dis- charged in 1953. He is survived by his Mr. and Mrs. Quay Young of three Mrs. Claude Catt of Mrs. Delbert Hocken and Miss Eloise both of and his Mrs. John Young of Prayer services were held April 27, at the Local Jaycees Pledge to Youth Center Vote to Back Community Council On New Project At the regular meeting of the Independence Junior Chamber of held Tuesday night at the Youth members voted to contribute at least to the new community center youth center in Independence The building proposed is the did Court House building located on the court house block in first Rev. W. H. Kettlitz and Elmer of the Community interviewed the Jaycees and the plans which are ing discussed for the Kettlitz told the group that plans are to furnish one room downstairs for a an- other for a meeting room and a room for a soda The upstairs would be furnished for a game room and The Independence city cil has agreed to purchase the old court house from the Buchanan county board of supervisors for and other The building will be redecorated and new lighting and heating facilities will be in- The Community Council the group that money will be needed to buy furnishings for purchase and equip the soda members present at the meeting expressed their approval of the plan for the new ity center and voted to give them the backing they The pledged Tuesday night was a minimum figure and will un- be raised when it is learned what the actual cost of the furnishings will Another item of business at the meeting was a contribution to the Jaycee cub scout Following the bers placed six new trash cans which had previously been chased and on the streets Dne of the cans was placed by he city one by the post of- one on each bank corner and Funeral home at Neb and the body was returned to Winthrop Tor funeral wo at the intersection of ham street and highway 20. TWO OF THE NEW HOMES ui Independence are pictured Applications to build six horned have been made since the first of the The home in the top photo is one that has been and the one m the bottom photo is The home that is completed belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and the one still in the building stages belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Merchants Have Display Booths Home to be held in Independence will begin Friday night at the Dreamland e fairgrounds in The show will be held Saturday and Twenty-nine local merchants have rented booths at the and will have dise on They Buchanan county play of electrical Lane Insurance on hand to explain insurance and provide a to Independence Garden Miniature modern home and Gene's Electric and Carburetor engines and lawn State Farm Mutual Insurance on fire and auto Cage of forming Will give free Road Atlas every Kaye dryer air set and other Oliver M. Greenley Window roofing samples and board Chapman Lumber Co. different kinds of lumber car windows anc Rotary lo Sponsor Night Party The Independence Rotary club members will sponsor an all-night party for the juniors and seniors of the Independence high May 30. The as in the will be a climax to the which will be held at the Hotel According to Rudy chairman of the the group will be entertained following the dance at the with a movie at the Malek The movie will begin at a. m. and will last until about a. m. After the the group will be escorted from the theater to he golf club by members of the highway he sheriff's office and the police At the golf club they will be served hot chocolate and Await Meeting to Decide High School Fire Damage mill Brown and door Home com- window The Independence school board this week was still waiting for the date to be set for a meeting of the insurance company adjusters and the Miller Con- struction Co. representatives at Journal on Thursday He Mid he thought the ing be held soon and that any delay had been un- The Independence school dis- cold pop and will enjoy dancing and other Prizes totaling will also be given away at the golf At approximately a. the group will be escorted back to Independence for a breakfast in the banquet room of the Hotel From the time the students head for the movie at a. until after the breakfast at a. the party will be supervised by Rotary club Purpose Of all-night party is to entertain On which time the fire loss at the had fire insurance coverage senior high school the night of Feb. 23 will be The meeting was expected to be held several weeks ago but of on the high school building which was hit by of unknown on Feb. 23. Until the amount of damage and it was reported by the Miller loss have been determined and agreed upon by the adjusters and hired to assess the fire damage and to make an sis replacement that the project is hard thing to get tied This was the report made by a Miller Co. official to the Annual Spring Concert of Ladies Musical Group to Be Held Tuesday The annual spring concert will presented at the St. John's chool auditorium on Tuesday May 3 by members of Lhe Ladies Musical ous numbers of the Ladies cal soloists and small groups will be featured on the Officers of the one of the oldest in this week extended an to interested persons to attend the concert which will be open to the The tram will begin at 8 p. m. Tuesday There will be no admission The spring concert of the local musical group coincides with the of National Music veek which begins May 1 nd ends May 8. The Ladies Musical society was founded in in 1884 and this ear is observing its 71st Following the program planned at the society's soring Praise the Bach Palestrina Para- the school the district can not be reimbursed by the ance It was reported the Miller has contacted a number of sub- contractors to obtain their bids on replacing the building and contents that were destroyed or damaged in the The cost jof figuring the bids by various companies has required able the local school i was told The fact that the walls of the building still stand though the interior is in shambles has made the job a most it was The school board has been an- Rogeis to meet with the adjusters Come Back to j to decide on the amount of m- Coughenour surance money due the district Tune with ln order that the board can go French Wilson ahead en replacement Vocal high students now are Miss Helen Mrs cd m the Jefferson built Mrs. John Eagle sun sash and louvred Miner Implement and Elm Park Heating and washer and water Meyers water system Century West Side Lumber plywood combination Crestline window un painted Orris Gas and Floor and wall counter- top built-in Pella water Rock Island Mill Building VanEtten Plumbing and oil Moncrief gas furnace unit and conversion oil N. B. col- or glass asphalt Sewage Plant Improvement at Institute Set tow Bidder on Project Is the Welden Bros. Co. Debussy i piano Barger j Mrs. Lou Mrs i Donald Mrs J C Smith Wolfe and and gas burning gas wa- ter Holland bf houses and properties for information on G.I. and Coast to G. E. sweeper and radio automatic washer and gas Tabor's Hardware town kitchen display in three Building Williamson A low bid has been received from the Welden Brothers Co. for sewage treatment plant ments at the Independence Mental Health The Welden one of six companies bidding on the sewage plant project at the local submitted a total bid of Money for the plant ment project previously had Ven appropriated by the state Actual approval of the low bid is expected to be made bv the legislative interim Local institute authorities ex- that the present sewage treatment plant will be used and when the new plant is completed the modern system will be of sufficient size for the entire in- sewage The bids on the sewage varied from the low I to a hich bid of Furnishing and Building Ideas The latest ideas in home ing and furnishings will be on dis- play this week-end at the to be held at Dreamland ballroom at the fairgrounds in l Hours of the featuring many displays and will be April 29, from 7 to p. April 30, from 2 to p. and May 1, from 2 to p. m. provided by local chants will be awarded every hour at the Persons visiting the exhibition should register for the free In addition many exhibitors will also award prizes at their individual Chuck Marshall and His Tune Toppers will provide ment each Admission to the show is Flowers will be provided by the Independence Garden An information booth will be set up by the Senior Chamber of sponsors of the visitors may obtain mation about new home Purpose of the show is to create interest in a housing project in according to Ed secretary of the Printed programs will be furnished by the Security State All families who plan to remodel redecorate have been invited to the show and see the newest in building Merchants have rented booths and who wiir have ing the show Dick Buchanan county R. E. Chapman Lumber C. C. Cowell Davis Paint bin Gates O. M. Holland Iowa Public Service Garden Kaye Electric and Lane Lindsay Soft Water Lockhart Steel Building Miller N. B. Orris Gas and Rock Island Mill Eugene Tabor Van Etten Plumbing and West Side Lumber and Wolfe and In addition to the dis- plays will be set up outside the pavilion by Ballou Oil Don Dunlap and and Johnson Ward's Hatchery has donated toward expenses of the Mr Hart but they do not plan to prepare a booth Birthday Dinner A birthday dinner that ed Mrs. Ralph Kimball was ved in the Kimball home by Mrs. Beldon William originally for junior high Durbin Heating gas Other firms bidding Leary daughters and Lipport Those Co Co and the and Mrs. ical Constructors I Mr and The wet c on the following i Roth and Karen Lee items for improvement of the I Qf Kansas Mr. and sewage plant Bar screen and grit Mfs E A McNutt of Cedar i Lindsay Automatic Water removal primary and Df and NQ has been hired Mrs Wilda the board which has Newton 7oughenour hire an architect after bers have decided what is to in G Piano solo Maurice Mozart Junior Music club I softeners Will give month's supply of soft water to three winners each Davis Color cards and gift will give five prizes Iowa Public Service rock filter and control Kimball and and The tJ w tion wet sludge outside wag a made manholes and Mic I and decorated by Mis The letting held Apul 19 On Feb. 24 the board j built-in oven and table top ed it favored a plan to build a horus Musical ML J. r. shown above M he stored the poliomyelitis vaccine fn his refrigerator after bringing it from Des Moines last Dr. and Mrs. Loeck were in Des Moines when the by and brought the Buchanan county supply with Enough vaccine to inoculate MO county WM contained in carton on top of the solo Rita Mozart Music club Heart at Thy Sweet and American Rich James Tl Vamson and a with i is Saying i His Pr Edward in G Chopin Frank ner Prince and the Young Princess from and Ralph Mrs Newton Ralph Mrs Newton To Waring choral arr. You Dance The Sea Bell of the On Page 2) burner other and 88 on the present Jefferson 98 4_door sedan senior high school building at least for the Legion May 2 The next regular meeting of and rug samples Don Chief 4-door and Station Wagon Furniture store two with floor the American Legion Tidball Post No. 30 will be held Monday May 2, at the Legion hall in New officers will be elected for the year 1955-56. W. W. to Speak to Rotary The guest speaker at the department vice lar noon of thc wS ent with a will speak to INDEPENDENCE FIREMEN are shown above as they hurriedly The district conference of Qn a rainy moved a tractor away from the burning garage on the Glenn be held and how saving is son farm west of Otterville The fire burned the machine shop to thc causing over American Legion will May 5, at sary for our
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