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Jefferson Herald (Newspaper) - October 13, 1960, Jefferson, Iowa 2 Sections OCTOBER 13, Elerick resigns from city councilman from the second announced at the regular meeting of the city council Tuesday that he was resigning from the for his he is that he is moving out of the second ward and will not be eligible to serve on the He is moving into the third said he planned to move as soon as probably within the next two or three new councilman from the second ward will be appointed to fill out the three-year vacancy which will be left by is in his second term as He was appointed in mi to fill out the term of Earl He was re-elected to a four year council accepts work on city council at their regular meeting Tuesday night passed a resolution to accept work on the sanitary sewer extensions in the north part of town and okayed a partial payment on the storm drain project in the northeast of resolution passed by the council will permit a payment to the Construction company of Des Moines for the sewer amount of the payment is 90 percent of the total construction costs on the According to the city must withhold ten percent of the total cost for 30 days after accepting the The total cost of the project is council accepted the work on the recommendation of and consulting council decided against paying 90 percent of the total construction costs of trie storm drain even though the contractor submitted a certificate of Jon pointed out that while the major portion of the work been a headwall has yet to be constructed and fences put storm drain is located along the south side of the Chicago and Northwestern railroad right-of-way near the new Franklin Manufacturing told the council that the contractor had worked out an agreement with the farmers along the ditch so they could harvest the corn along the fence rows before the fences are put council agreed to make a partial payment of with the remaining portion of the 90 percent payment to be paid when the is makes in the North Jefferson elementary school pour out of one of the exits as they take part in a fire drill which was part of Fire Prevention Week activity this The drill was conducted by the Jefferson fire department Wednesday All three schools took part in it. The North school emptied in 1:13, the South school was out in 55 seconds and the high school evacuated the building in 1:20. There are 500 students in the North 230 in the South school and 510 in high Van Pelt asks Court to new Van defendant in a suit for damages filed by Wilbur Sanders for his Lois this week filed a motion to require the plaintiff to recast the a motion to strike one of the two counts and another motion to case involves an accident near Grand Junction on highway 30 Oct. 8, 1958 in which Lois Maxine Sanders allegedly sustained permanent She is asking actual damages and punitive damages on each of two named as defendant is Larry Martin Van the son of Paul Ven to the petition filed by the Lois Maxine was a passenger in a car being driven by Veleta The petitioner claims that a pickup truck being 1 driven by Larry Van Pelt at a high rate of speed as they were traveling west on highway 30 near Grand petition alleges that the Van Pelt vehicle slowed down after passing the McKinley car and then speeded up again and pulled over into the left hand lane when the McKinley car attempted to McKinley car again attempted to according to the and the Van Pelt vehicle again pulled over into the left lane causing the cars to plaintiff charges the defendants on two counts in her One claiming recklessness and the other claiming Van in his motion to require the plaintiff to recast the claims a multiple pleading in the petition and asks that the petition should be recast into a single also moves that the count by the farmer north of looks over his 1960 bean crop as he waits for a sudden fall rain shower to The 1960 bean harvest is just about finished with reports of a better than a increase over Farmers who haven't completed their bean harvest are being held up by rains which fell Wednesday night and Before the the weather was nearly perfect for recklessness be stricken as recklessness applies only in a situation where the guest is riding in the automobile of the host Van Pelt claims the petitioner is using the same theory for recovery in both He also states that negligence does not allow punitive damages against Van Pelt also filed a motion to strike several portions of the plaintiff's claiming that the incident is an overtake and pass situation and that several statements made by the plaintiff are church has new is nearing completion on a new addition to tlie Greenbrier Methodist church in Greenbrier township with plans now being formulated for a redecoration project on the inside of the new which was started last includes a new a study and a It also provides an enclosure for the steps of the basement of the has been extended under the now cost of tJie project is Much of the work was done by the men of the redecoration project on the inside of the church has been estimated to cost approximately Work will begin on the project as soon as final plans are examines new council members turned their attention Tuesday night to the upcoming Christmas examined samples of Christmas decorations for the streets of They plan to spend approximately on new decorations this plans call for new decorations on the business intersections and lighted trees on the courthouse Farm Bureau meeting set Nov. 2 annual meeting of the Greene County Farm Bureau will be held Nov. 2 at 6:40 p.m. at tlie Jefferson high school H. L. of Iowa Farm Bureau will be the guest are on sale at the Farm Bureau drive for retarded children Greene County Association for Retarded Children will conduct an educational campaign for retarded youngsters in the county during according to an announcement today by Mrs David Bradley of president of the county Bradley said the county campaign will bo part of a statewide drive headed by Thomas of Des executive vice-president of of the campaign will be to acquaint the general public with the needs of the estimated 16,300 mentally retarded children of school age in of every 1,000 children in Greene approximately 30 are mentally retarded to one degree or Mrs Bradley needs of these children and of their parents often are so great that the only possible way they can be met is through community support and Mrs Bradley for classes being for adult which are scheduled to start Nov. 21, are being sought by the Adult now being considered by the council include Alteration of Home Management of Time and Advanced Clothing and Home and Foreign would appreciate persons interested in attending the classes to indicate their second and third choices of tNs above suggestions and to any others they may have for the and suggestions should be returned to the Jefferson high school homemaking department by Oct. 20. classes will be held for a period of ten considering new public R. E. by request of the Churdan city appointed an investigating committee for the proposed public library in five were named at the council meeting held Oct. 4. are Ellen Mrs Ada Fredia Mrs Ferris Meyer and Mrs Edna Beecher is also a member of the new committee was commissioned to draw find costs and put the facts before the city council in the near permits home building tops fall weather is The total contract value of all Although year's home a construction in Jefferson during ing shows a definite rise What appears to oe a to wiJi new 1D59, it is still far below the peak residential building boom commercial building leading tiie home building period in Jefferson Jefferson as Building In- list of nesv construction for the when 53 new resident permits Floyd McCain issued the sixteenth new permit since the indicated value of T h of the the constructed in residence construction Poh War ten period now totals and tde breakdown of indicated value of is since 1946 shows double the amount spent values of commercial 19,16 residence construction .so far this year 1947 to Commercial 1943 1959, seven new residence this year includes the new 1949 were issued by tlie Manufacturing Com- 1950 total indicated the Farmers Co-op 1951 of a now service and 1952 total construction costs imd repairs to four 1953 permits issued by Uie city in- stores and one 1954 so far this year issued for 1955 some This figure in- eous building to date show a con- 1956 permits issued for new com- tract value of as compared 1957 new new with a total of spent 1958 1959. 1959 council closes books on rejected sewer final chapter on the proposed city-wide storm sewer which was dropped by the city council because of the number of was closed Tuesday night at the regular meeting of the city council okayed a submitted by McClure and consulting engineers of who drew up the preliminary plans and assessment pointed out to the that the was work done up to the time the project was He said the original estimate of engineering costs for the project was approximately but added that the final engineering fees would have been figured on the total construction costs of the Estimated cost of the project was assured the council that in the event all or any part of the original is the council will a proportionate discount on engineering is. of ho if names of jury panel for October nomes of persons living in Greene County have been drawn to servo on a jury panel for the October Term of tho Greene County District according to an announcement today from Ronald clerk of the district Honorable William C. Hanson of Jefferson will preside over the October Term of drawn Jay Fern Irene Harry Ethel Margaret Marjorie Earl Ray Sadie Paul Zola Everett mond Harold Helen Virgil Ist Frederick F. Albert Madonna 2nd Evelyn Lillian Alvin 3rd Henry Anna Jack E. Alien No. 1: LeRoy Merle No. 2: Rosella Frances No. 3: Charles Gladys Gladys Dean Mrs Will Mrs John Mrs Mark Charles Clarence Alan Mildred IS d w i n Anna Faye Earl Beverly Wanda Helen Hyde practices one of the four goose calls she will use when she competes in the National Goose Calling contest to be held this weekend in Missouri call of the wild will echo throughout western Iowa this weekend with at least one Jefferson representative joining in on the daughter of Mr and Mrs Herb Hyde of is entered in the junior girls division National Goose Calling contest which will be held Saturday and Sunday at Missouri will bo the first year the 12-year-old sports enthusiast has competed in tlie annual But she has been practicing for two years and feels she has a chance of making it to tho eliminations will be held Saturday with the finals on Nine girls in tlie 16 years and under class will compete Sunday along with the national Susan Strain of for national First prize is a polaroid will duplicate the calls of four species of geese in a 45 second She will imitate calls of the Canadian and Front winner of the contest will be judged on accuracy and father can vouch for daughter's ability in calling the elusive She has called for him this Since the season opened last eight Canadian weighing between 8 and 12 two Blue and one Snow have been received the engineering contract for the revived If the engineering went to another the full engineering fee would be went on to explain that a good portion of the engineering work done by McClure and Culver on tho original project would he almost useless if a storm sewer project was to bo undertaken sometime in the referred to tho assessment stating that would have changed and properties would have exchanged hands by the time another schedule could be offered to have the plans and schedules on the original project sent to city hall for The council decided to leave the materials with the engineering firm for safekeeping with the understanding they may be picked up or referred to at any total cost of engineering foes for the proposed project now stands at was paid earlier to McClure and Culver and Stanley enginnering firm of Muscatine was paid for work done previously on the explained that the was for work liis firm had previously done in an area included in tho storm sower project and would have boon discounted from the total engineering fee if the project had gone requests must be in Greene County ASC office this week reminded farmers plan to do conservation work this year thai they must submit their request in writing to tlie county ASC request bo made before the conservation practice is if farmer is to receive help from the government advise farmers to do conservation work this year to contact the ASC office to see if may be for the is still available for such work as spreading installing contouring building erosion dams and other conservation they weatherman recorded ideal week of weather of the period ending Oct. 9. Area rains began falling Wednesday and continued holding up the last of tho soy bean harvest in the for tlie are for tho 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. They are taken by Dirk area 38
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