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Jewell Record News (Newspaper) - September 29, 1983, Jewell, Iowa 2 Hamilton ecord ews The Areas Most Widely Read Newspaper IOWA Volume Number September Section Hamilton County Hospital accredited for three more years The Hamilton County Public has been accredited for an additional three years by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of I The accreditation process began in the late 1960s when surveyors were invited to visit the and review performance and services using professionally developed The has maintained its accreditation since that time with periodic resurveys by the The last inspection was in early June of The surveyors consult with the professional and administrative staff to discuss virtually every aspect of hospital This evaluation and consultation results in a valuable educational ex aiding in efforts to provide quality In a for Robert Chief Executive Of We have every right to be proud of this accomplishment because accreditation means that our efforts to provide high quality health care have received profes and national Maintaining accreditation is an ongoing process and requires con work and planning by hospital and medical Everyone who has had a part in this effort is to be Branstad hosts conference on volunteerism DBS an effort to im prove quality living through strong volunteer Governor Terry Branstad and his will host the Annual Governors Con ference on Volunteerism in conjunc tion with the Volunteer Advisory Council and the Governors office for Volunteers on October The theme for the conference will Lend a Con ference participants will focus atten tion on new and innovative ways to utilize volunteer resources and pro grams across the The goal is to provide information and assistance for individuals who are or work with volunteers in the following areas senior community volunteer handicapped and The Nominations Committee of the Hamilton County are seeking persons who would like to run for the 4 positions that will be available for Directors of the Hamilton County Fair The Directors whose terms expire this year are Richard Sterling Keith McCoullough and nominations sought The election will be held as a part of the annual meeting which will be held on October 17th at the Ed Prince Building onthe Hamilton County The nominating committee is headed by Lewis Chair with members Merle Harvey and Gerald We have our own brand ot greatness in that comes not from huge cities or spectacular geographic but a greatness that comes from lowans Branstad The service of volunteers is critical to maintaining the superior quality of life we enjoy in this Fostering a spirit of volunteerism and charity wherever possible is a priority of my During difficult must inherent goodwill of our people on helping each Michael trainer and con with Creative Interchange Consultants Arl Texas will be the keynote speaker at the Murray is a member of the faculty at the University of in the Volunteer Management He also works with business systems and In the top the Iowa Community Betterment Dorothy Van Horn and Smokey Smock with their escort Beverly examine scrap books and posters of Jewell projects on display in the Montgomery Memorial Bottom photo shows Tom Craig and Rusty Hockman with not shown Ann as they present the combined project of to the our new rescue paid for entirely by communities Ann Marcalus also announced that in the project to secure a physician for a Doctor Lowry had signed a commitment to come to Jewell and begin practice in TOO year old maple has bitter taste A special meeting of the Jewell Ci ty Council was held on September at in the City Those present were Mayor Loren Van Langen with Rininger and Willis answering the Mayor Wally Cooke was Others present were Dick and Diane Chuck Russell Ed Shearer and Dave City Russ ex in detail the problem ex isting at the Barkema property in connection with the paving Although a waterline lies on the Barkema this according to Atty Deppe is not the The problem lies in damage already suf by the at the hands of the year old maple valued by experts at was cut down The tree stood on Barkema property and not that of the The expert in valuation also stated that he estimated the tree to have a potential additional lifespan of 32 years and this would be valued at per year for its shade and esthetic A great deal of discussion was held most of it leaving a maple tree with a bitter taste in the mouths of coun cil Stan Boggs indicating Russ Henry and Loren VanLangen I ask each of you and the City Engineer if we had any problem with this and each of you told no Boggs also suggested that the city pave up to the Barkema leaving gravel around the Barkema property as punishment to the VanLangen to Dick Barkema I clearly and distinctly remember your telling me that you did not want that tree It has been four years ago when I told you it would cost you to get it out and you said you wanted it response you are a Boggs at is point broke in and lets get on with the problem and enough of the Assurance were given by Atty Charles Deppe that litigation would be placed by should there be no agreement reached between his clients and the As allowed by law the council then went into Executive session in order to discuss their At the end of the no decision had been reached and the problem awaits fur ther With deadline at this Thursday for nomination papers for the City Council only Hilpipre and Cooke had taken out nomination Some discussion has been heard about the possibility of women candidates in this election but at this time none have This could be you cant get there from The shot is of progress on the paving pro ject on Park Forms for curb and gutter should be going into place soon providing the weather Iowa Farm population drops 2227 percent last decade rural farm population dropped between 21and 27 percent between 1970 and depending upon definition used for a farm The Census changed its definition of a farm reside it for the 1980 Willis an Iowa State who is interpreting the newly released 1980 Census In a farm resident was con any person living in rural territory with at least in sales of farm or those on places of 10 acres or more with or more in sales of farm In a higher dollar figure for farm used to define rural farm Con inflation and change during the the change in definition was Goudy But it complicates interpretation of precisely what happened during those 10 Using the 1980 there were people in 1980 in the rural farm This number represented percent of Iowas Under the 1980 he rural farm population declined percent from the figure obtained in 1970 with the old Goudy Thats a loss of rural farm All 99 counties lost rural farm in habitants during the Goudy Polk and Scott counties had the largest pro portional each losing more than 40 percent of its rural farm If the 1970 definition of farm is us ed for both and then the loss of rural farm residents was slightly lessa loss of per or Using that 98 counties still lost rural farm but Davis county gained 141 farm Under the 1S80 Dubu que County had the largest number of farm Rural farm residents accounted for the greatest proportion of total population in Adams At the other Polk County had only percent of its population in the But with its sizeable percent equalled nearly Most of what was lost in rural farm population was gained by the rural nonfarm which in to assist fund raising A fundraiser will be held in the South Hamilton area Saturday mornings in October at the Montgomery Memorial Tickets will be sold in advance by South Hamilton Fourth Graders at the cost of per Tickets Notice Lana Hamilton County of Elections notifies the residents of Hamilton County of the upcoming Municipal Elections which will be held in the cities of Hamilton County on November Nomination papers and affadavit of candidacy for these elections may be obtained from the city clerks office or from the county auditors Nomination papers must be filed with the City Clerk by on September may be used by children andor adults of any Following is a schedule of the movies being shown October a film about a boy with Cystic Fibrosis It was a Short Charlie Brown Youre the Charlie October Johnny Hes Your Charlie Brown Life is a Charlis October Johnny Youre Not Charlie Brown A Charlie Brown October Halloween Costume costumes judged Its the Great Charlie Brown Preschoolers may be dropped off for movies without a parent or guar dian provided that they have a note pinned to them with their name and a telephone number of someone to Any unused tickets may be considered a donation and tax creased 21 Goudy The rural nonfarm population was in This consisted of people living in incorporated or unincorporated places of fewer that residents or in but not on farms nor in ur he Rural nonfarm residents accounted for 28 percent of the states population in Louisa County had the largest pro portion of rural nonfarm Only Black Hawk and Polk counties had less than 10 percent of their residents liv ing in rural nonfarm Using the 1970 definition for both the beginning and end of the decade also changes the number of rural nonfarm Goudy con In there were rural nonfarm residents using the 1970 an increase of or Seventeen counties had no residents classified as urban in sum of their rural farm and rural nonfarm inhabitants equalled the total Just five Osceola and more rural farm that rural nonfarm residents in 1980 under the new definition for farm Goudy Ten years 36 counties had more rural farm that rural nonfarm helps locate hay The list of available hay and other roughages will include the producers address and telephone the type of and the amount and ap proximate said hay and roughage also will be monitored in surrounding states and All livestock producers who are in need of and those who have hay or other roughage for are urged to contact our office as soon as the official The Hamilton County Office is located at 1921 Superior Street in Webster Iowa telephone number Is 5154321563 and the office hours are to
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