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Bulletin-Journal, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1966, Independence, Iowa Iowa Coop 800. Iowa 52S40 Serving the Ever-Growing Independence and Buchanan County Trade Area VOLUME 101 NUMBER 39 IOWA SEPTEMBER 30, 1966 2 SECTIONS 24 PAGES Broader Summer Playground Program To Be Studied By City's Community Council 4-H COUNCIL 4-H council co-chairmen for Buchanan county are Nancy and Kent The council met Monday evening and discussed for the 4-H leaders banquet which will be held Oct. 11, at the First Methodist church in The council also discussed the coming year's activities of the National 4-H club week is now being Merchants Dollar retail and is being staged by participating chants to say for your Many outstanding shopper's specials will also be offered during Dollar with participating merchants to have an identifying sticker on their Dies From Injuries In Auto Crash Funeral services for Raymond L. 58, will be at p.m. Sept. 30 at the White Funeral The Rev. Charles MHI will officiate and burial will be in Wilson Mr. Strempke died Sept. 26, in as a result of injuries received in a car cident Sept. 22 near He had made his home in Seattle the past 11 months and prior to that was an Independence Both he and Mrs. Strempke were employed at the Mental Health He was born Oct. 20, 1907 at the son of Gustave and Emma Kelm He married Loretta Farmer June at Wa- He if survived by his one four Mrs. Marvin Fontana park near will Cedar Mrs. Joseph be the site this weekend for the Mrs. tega district John Boy Scout troops from Fayette and dence and Mrs. James Buchanan counties will check in on Sept. 30 after 6 p.m. On Saturday the individual patrols of each troop will compete in Scout craft The competition will continue throughout the The evening gram will feature a campfire at which new members will be in- Each troop will perform a skit to provide the entertainment for the All Cub Scout packs All roads lead to dence Oct. 15, for a unique afternoon planned by a group of local a big free auction and the cade of Participating merchants will be giving to customers Sept. 30throughOct. 15 with an to be given with each dollar spent on A limit of of has been set on any one purchase to allow everyone an equal opportunity to accumulate enough to bid on will be the only legal tender for the The of will star Amazing Mr. and his troupe of His program of magic and illusion will include who escapes iroma tightly sealed box and is stabbed with gleaming daggers and A Walley will be another The program will start at 3 p.m. on Main St. according to Jerry chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Boy Scouf Camporee Af Fontana The weather Thursday morning took a turn for the dismissing any doubts local residents may have that fall Is Skies which had been clear In the hours soon became gloomy looking when dark clouds moved in. Cold northerly winds had been blowing at a rather brisk pace all night Wednesday and in- creased In velocity Thursday Daytime temperatures during the past week have been on the cool but comfortable side and nights have been A shower Monday dropped inches of rain on the The high temperature for the week was 70 degrees Wednesday and low was 40 degrees Although there has been no general frost to many of the county's trees are beginning to take on their fall colors and shed a few Following are the weather figures recorded this week at the Mental Health official weather station for Buchanan Date High Low Sept. 26 59 40 Sept. 27 65 42 Sept. 28 70 47 Members of the Independence Community council Monday night voted to set up a study committee to investigate the possibility of broadening the council's summer playground As suggested bv council the program would Include recreation for agers in the areas of ball or softball and other Also to be studied Is a return of weekly teen-age dances on summer After a committee Is appointed the study will be made and given later to the com- munity Monday night's meeting was the first of the 1966-67 Members also voted to request the city cil to construct shelter areas In city a project studied by the previous city council in 19C5. Thv summer playground program sponsored the community council attracted some 000 the past Games and crafts In the program are mainly for children of grade school and junior high playground reported day night that interest by children continued high in and that the program about broke Other major projects of the com- munity council on which work will begin soon are the Christmas Ing contest ami the adult education Hoover requested all tions belonging to the council to send In the name of their 19GC-C7 as soon as possible on forms recently out and to In- clude the membership Wright Murder Trial Set For October 24 October 24 has been set as the date for Robert 45, erly of near to go on trial for murder in connection with the death of Lester Hoover on Jan. 18, 1958, at the George Wright farm near Under an indictment dated more than eight years ago Wright was accused of shooting Hoover who wort to the George Wright lann of help in cutting Hoover and Robert Wright were in the George Wright house alone and when Hoover came out he had apparently been He was followed by Wright who allegedly fired a rifle through a car windshield at Mrs. Hoover ran from the car with her Wright then allegedly fired several more bullets into Hoover who was found to have been shot four Wright was judged Incapable of aiding In his own defense In a dis- court trial here in 1958, and was sent to the men's at Anamosa to undergo ment In the ward for the criminally Last month County Atty. Harlan Lemon was notified by reformatory officials that Wright possesses and factual appreciation of his total situation and is considered to be mentally competent to stand and Kenneth Martinson are court appointed at- for Board to Meet The Buchanan county Farm reau board of directors will meet at the REC on Oct. 3. The session will start at 8 p.m. START AIRPORT earth moving equipment of the Dale Upham Construction Co. of West Union Is pictured as grading of the Independence Municipal airport landing strip base got under- way Wednesday The base for the hard surfaced strip Is exported to be completed this week and rock and a seal coat applied In the Grading Started On Landing Strip Base Grading and preparing the base for a hard surfaced landing strip at the Independence Municipal airport site got after- noon as heavy equipment of the Dale Upham Construction Co. of West Union moved in. The city is paying approximately for the work on the by 150 foot landing strip which is expected to be finished about Some drainage work Is also being done by a Another expected to be raised by the airport advisory committee through public donations will be applied to rocking the runway and applying a seal coat next The city council and airport advisory committee are working gether to get the delayed project moving without federal assistance which Is hoped for Some state aid is also Also surviving are 12 grand- one Royal of one Mrs. Mabel He was preceded in death by his Pallbearers will be Jack Dale Carl Robert Archie Workman and George County have been invited to bring their Scouts between 10- 11) to the Camporee to see Sept. 30, is the ing in lira for paying county property On Sunday after church es without Mrs. Evelyn the Scouts will again compete in county reminded various taxpayers that after that date a The camporee will close with pre- alty of three-fourths of one percent sentation of patches and per month will be attached to all Co-chairmen for this Scouting unpaid event are Bob dis- Taxpayers may call at the activities and Dr. office in the Buchanan county R. courthouse or mail their checks in payment of Courthouse office The public has been Invited to stop hours are 8 a.m. to p.m. in anytime to visit the camporee Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. grounds and the to 12 noon f 100 FOR J. N. Harber from president of the Buchanan county for Retarded accepts a check for from two representatives of the Independence Jaycee Ettes donated to the Dr. John F. Loeck Special Education school Tuesday Mrs. Hoger Miller past Jaycee Ette and Mrs. Nelson Wehner present the check as John association vice looks Mrs. Wehner and Mrs. Robert Tekippe were co-chairmen of a fit card party held in May to raise funds for the Mrs. Harber and McDonald were installed as new officers of the association Tuesday night in a meeting at Dr. Loeck Still Checking Accident Here Two accidents were reported to the Independence police department this A mishap at a.m. Thursday still Is under investigation by lice A parked car owned by James was struck by a truck owned by Edward Martin Identification of the driver of the truck was not established as of Thursday The Scott car had Two cars received minor age In an accident at p.m. Wednesday on 2nd Ave. NE at the entrance to the Fareway store Ing According to the police report Mildred Mae was turning Into the parking lot when her car was struck by one driven by Daniel Robert 17, The Cameron car had damage to the left rear fender and Hart owned by the Rev. Charles M. had damage to the right front headlight and Nancy Lee 19, of Oelwein was charged with failure to have her car under control following a one- car accident at p.m. 11 miles south of According to the accident report Members fo Meef 78 State Farm Bureau President To Speak at County Meeting on Page 2) J. Merrill president of the Iowa Farm Bureau will the featured speaker at the Buchanan county Farm Bureau annual meting to be held on Tuesday Oct. 18, at the Gayla room in according to Ronald county Anderson has served as dent since 1963. Prior to this he had served five years as a state Farm Bureau director from District 5 in Central He wai elected to the board of directors of the American Farm Bureau Federation In 1963, and as a representative of that board serves on the National Livestock and Meat A native of he operates a 400 acre livestock and grain farm near Newton in Jasper A graduate of Iowa State he served as a 4-H club agent in Page and county extension director in Wayne and ties before entering the Air Force in World War serving in the In 1947 he became cultural representative for the stock National Bank of He has served as county Farm Bureau voting and as a member of the state F arm Bureau resolutions and livestock J. MERRILL ANDERSON He also has been a member and chairman of the state extension advisory council and a member of the board of directors of the Iowa Sheep and Wool ers The meeting will begin ner at 7 p.m. Tickets are now on sale at the Farm Bureau off Ice here and In the townships for per Also at the meeting there will be an election of county officers and adoption of the Tour Of Hurricane Part Of Summer Vacation FARM to the ferm home near Norra where an Independence High school Junes spent the The trip was part of the American FleM service It was quite a summer vacation for an Independence .an ocean trips through three European a tour of New York even a day battering by a The summer to remember was the experience of James 17- year-old Independence High school who was an exchange student to Sweden under the American Field service Melvin left Waterloo by plane June 20 for New York City and then de- parted the next day on the ocean liner for his visit of more than three months that tered in the home of his host and Mrs. Harald who live near Norra Sweden on a small The docked July 1 at Holland and vin continued his journey by train to Norra Rorum where he was met by Mr. and Mrs. Jonsson and their 19, and 14. During the summer months Melvin worked with the family on their chicken and cattle helping brine to the hay and other Language c lasses aboard ship during the Atlantic crossing helped take down this The summer also Included a two week camping trip with Sven plus several visits to Copenhagen and a tour of A week stay In Stockholm with an evaluation of the trip concluded the visit and Melvin returned to Rotterdam by He departed again on the after encountering a hurricane for three days arrived at New York City Sept. 12. After touring the city Melvin returned to It was the first trip outside the United States for son of Mr. and Mrs. Amel 114 8th Ave. An athlete and National Honor society he found very Inter- esting the school and home life of his Swedish and Sven attends a technical school at 30 miles from home and is Interested cars and Kerstin playing the the study of Engl Ish and Both take an active interest In aging the family of worked in the fields during the said were all together again in the evening and watched ion or played life was not too different except that fa mil in Sweden go out together entire family traveled a they spend evenings together at AH EVENING AT typical The independence youth also found picture of the Harald Jonsson Swedish the food to his is Sven James Melvin of Mrs. and on Page 2) Kerstin fc tatUs W
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