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   Arlington Progressive (Newspaper) - July 9, 1970, Arlington, Iowa                                IINCTO VOLUME 3 NUMBER 50 THURSDAYJULY 1970 IOWA 50606 ONE SECTION 12 PAGES PER COPY Not but three Cookout Kings win celebration One of the popular features of Arlingtons big 4th of July Celebration was the Cookout King Contest sponsored jointly by the Fayette Cou nty Farm Bureau and Peoples Natural Gas For a couple of hours while the contestants were preparing their goodies for the vis it of the judges there was the most tantalizing aroma you ever lent a nostril to coming from the cookout When the judging was Arlingtons Jim Lein emerged the winner of the poultry David Jellings was the champion beef barbequer and Paul genial man ager of Oelweins KOEL turned up the winner in the pork All three of these gentlemen are now qualifed to journey to Des Moines and take part in the Cookout King contest during the State In the top photo we see Paul David Jellings and Jim Lein all rig ged out in their cookery The other fellow is a and he won in the novelty class but due to the fact that he had no compet ition he will not be nvited to the State Fair We had a sample of each of the tasty delights these fellows turned out and they were really Thats Sonny McFarlane in the 2nd photo and the last two photos are of Jim and his prepared for the RECORD CROWDS ENJOYED ARLINGTONS CELEBRATION ARLINGTON Special When you have a reputation for putting on a good show and the weather is on your yoja cant much help drawing the and thats what happened right here in Arlington on the 4th of Estimates of up to visitors during the day would seem to be no and comments of many of those visitors indicate that the crowds went home satisfied that they had spent a pleasant Under the guidance of Arlington Businessmens Club Bobbie everything went a long smoothly and except for a few minor pranks and small hitch here and there the whole show was a Bobbie gives her commit teemen and ladies most of the cre dit for the success of the but she was one busy gal herself that Well give you some of the win ners of the various events in this weeks issue of the PROGRES SIVE and well try to have the rest of the results in next weeks pa We would have to put out a special edition to list all of the winners and the good things that happened that day if we put them all in one The day started with a Trap Shoot at the football but we havent latched on to those results as We were there though and really surprised at the good turnout for the shoot We were also quite sur prised to find that some of the local blades are pretty durn good We did get the results of the 4H Livestock Show and well give you those first In the Beef heavyweight Liz Murrell came in first David second Joyce Greis Lightweight John first Loren second Mark John James won Grand Champion and Jerry Brink won Showmanship in the Beef In the Dairy Tom Ham lett and John Turner tied for first place with Matt Hamlett taking second honors and David Rodas placing John Turner won Grand Champion honors and David Rodas won Showmanship in the Dairy Hogs were but Jim Derr won first place with his market pen of If we find there were other winners in that class well print them next week In the Sheep Mike Mur rell took top honors with his pen of Dwight Mauer took second honors while Gene Bond won the white ribbon for In the in dividual Sheep contests Mike Mur rell came through with another blue ribbon while Dwight Mauer won the red ribbon and Dennis Cor des showed the third place Steven Daisy took top honors in the Horse division with his pretty little pony and he was one proud little fellow as he accepted his blue ribbon from Floyd co chairman of the Livestock Show along with Don Several hundred people viewed the show and it was a good one all the way with the young showmen handling their animals in expert There were an awful lot of handsome steaks on the hoof at the show and it will have to go down as another success for the area Next well give you the winners of the big parade divisions and we continue to be amazed at the a bility of the local clubs and bus iness places to come up with such fine looking The Good Will Club of Arlington took top honors with their float and they really deserved Town Country Cafe took top honors in the Horse di While Curl Harbor won the blue ribbon in the novelty Fairfield 4H Club won the blue ribbon for the kids Red Ribbons were won by Joes float Roy horses Valley novelty Putnam 4H White Ribbons were won by Help ful float ABS Breeder horses Als novelty several ties in the kids we know you are patiently waiting to find out who won all of the fine prizes the Arlington Bus inessmens Club give away to close out a successful day at the football Rodney Schumaker of Man chester won the quarter of Kathy Pierce of Arlington won the half of Al Straw berry Points genial won the Patio Gas Philip Batchelder of Strawberry Point won the Polaroid Jim Wescott of Arlington won the rod and reel and the canned ham win ners were Opal Sherman of May Frank Peake of Strawberry Fred Boehmke of Cedar Charles Barti of AREA ONE OPEN HOUSE A BIG HIT Over people toured the Area One Campus and viewed new educational A large crowd was on hand to witness the dedication of the Trade and Indus trial Building and hear the dedica tion Maurice Barin State Treasurer of comment on the need for Career Education in He added that Northeast Area One is a good example of avocationaltechnical institution serving the needs of its residents who choose a course of education other than traditional general Visitors who attended the Open House and dedication ceremony came from the following states South Da North and as well as from all over NOTICE The classes of Arlington High School 19001931 will have a reunion July 12 at noon in the Town Country Cafe in Arling One person who is visiting America whose residence is in partici pated in the Cindy Graduates Miss Cindy Lee dau ghter of McFarlane and Beverly McFarlane of Ar Iowa was graduated from Ellsworth Community College in Iowa with an Asso ciate of Applied Science Degree in Fashion Friday May State Sen ator James Potgeter of Steamboat gave the GUEST SPEAKER ARLINGTON Special Guest speaker at John Lutheran July will be Student Pastor Robert He is a student at Wartburg He will conduct both the and Worship Ser Robert is the son of and Harold Dick Funk of Edgewood Oust what Dick Gene Burns of Straw berry Jim Gallagher of Haz Mace Reyerson of Arthur Schlee of Randalia and Tegan of Strawberry You can see by the home towns of these winners that folks came from all over the area to enjoy the Youll find a whole bunch of candid photos in this and we were supposed to have a profes sional type photographer here tak ing pictures of the winning floats and such but we never saw the guy so he must have had something more important on his Oh yeah We cant forget our United States John That busy guy always finds time to spend an hour or so in Arlington on the 4th and this time he brought his lovely wife and handsome kids with We were i honored to have them as luncheon guests and a pleasant visit before John had to rush off to be the guest of honor at a baseball game in Culver and the kids and their baby sitter left for the Culver summer cottage in McGre All in it was a very suc cessful nothing is a success without people and Bobbie asked us to thank all of you people who helped to make this Arlingtons most successful day and a special thanks to all of you folks who took the time on a busy day to come and enjoy the hospitality of a bunch of dedicated small town Almost and wed get killed if we left this juicy little tidbit out The country fel lers walloped the town fellers really good in a couple of slopitch softball games during the after The first game was won by the farmers by the lopsided score of 31 to 10 and then just to prove it was no fluke those guys pro ceeded to lambast the town guys by a score of 26 to and that game closed at the end of the 4th in I New Job For Beth FAYETTE Special Elizabeth Arlington has been a warded a departmental assistant ship at Upper Iowa Student assistantships are awarded each year to outstanding upperclassmen during the previous academic have shown exceptional ability in their major area of study and are in good academic standing Miss Streicher is the daughter of and Ralph NOTICE Hey The wading pool is open at Arlingtons Cmon   

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