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   Arlington Progressive (Newspaper) - March 11, 1971, Arlington, Iowa                                COOP DISCOUNT DA YS MARCH 1819 ARLINGTON VOLUME 4 NUMBER 33 March 1971 IOHA ONE SECTION 8 PAGES 10t PER COPY LOCAL PRAYER DAY WELL ATTENDED ARLINGTON Special World Day of Prayer was held at Johns Lutheran Church inArling ton on March 1971 at Sharon Bur president of the ALCW of Johns welcomed eighty people and led them in responsive reading for the World Day of The Joy to the World was sung by everyone following with prayers for the world given by Marian Vi ola VernitaThomp son and Clara Marilyn Bliss of Lamont played the music she composed to the story of The taken from the Bible while Kay Busse of Strawberry Point narrated The Special music was sung by Roberta Smith and MaryJane Lam phier of Arlington by their Scriptures were then read by Ruth Matthew 25 3440 and Vivian Acts 2 Curtis from the United Methodist Church gave the message on Relating our vision to com mittment and Suz anne Dallenbach read Isaiah 58 69 and Audrey Garetson read Colossians 3 917 follo wed with the responsive reading led by Sharon These individuals expressed prayer intentions Aria Sch Wanita Opal Beulah Sham baugh and Pat The Lords Prayer was then sung by everyone to the tune of the West Indian Our offering on this World Day of Prayer will help make real dreams of people the world over for new and abundant Sharon Burrack gave the closing prayer followed by everyone sing ing the hymn The Day Thou Is Pastor Fasse gave the Benedic tion and lunch was served by the The helpful ushers were Ila Mae Diane Marilyn and Sharon Members of these four chur ches attended World Day of Pray er United Church of United and John What About Me STARMONT BOARD IN BUSY SESSION STARMONT Special The Starmont Community School Board of Education met in regular ses sion at Marsh 8 at the offices at the Starmont High All Board members were Communications were read re garding budget limitations for school from Marvin State Comptroller and from the Straw berry Point City COUP11 regarding street The Board vo ted to pay the street assessment in full and not spread it over a ten year period requiring payment of 7 one of the ele mentary principals presented ten tative plans for moving grades 5 and 6 into a form of continuous progress The Board ap proved the plan Green reported briefly on sketches being drawn by the arch itect for the votech addition to the High School The Board discussed admin istration progress on efforts to more fully unite the Junior and Senior High School coaching staffs into one group so as to improve the Starmont Athletic Tentative costs for a heat and smoke detector system as recom mended by the company carrying the schools tire insurance was Further study is being made before final action is taken as this represents quite a large Makeup days for snow vacation was set by the Board on the follo wing basis provided we dont miss any more school the year will be extended for students through May Teachers will finish work on June Action was taken to eliminate one bus route and one shuttle from the Lamont Plans for remodeling the ele mentary section of the Strawberry Point building with the addition of acoustical flooring carpet to the area was This will permit the Strawberry Point cen ter to move completely to a con tinuous progress approach start ing next The school nurses salary was set at Principals were of fered contracts at an increase of pay of for the twelve mon th Cooks contracts were A base of per month was set which is a per month in Alma Grimm was offered the position of district lunch supervisor to work out the Starmont High School Dorothy Fry was offered the posi tion as unit head cook at the St rawberry Point One cook is to be eliminated at Senior High and a halftime cook at the La mont All bills presented were allo HONOR EDUCATOR Gene Dir ector of Adult and Continuing Ed Northeast Iowa Area I VocationalTechnical was recently elected to positions of leadership in two state organiza tions that relate to the Area Sch ools of The position of Ad ult Education Director at Area I has been filled by Gardner for the past four Gardner was elected to the position of PresidentElect of the Iowa Association of Area Commu nity Colleges and Vocational Technical The IACCVTI represents the faculties and ad ministrative staffs of the fifteen Iowa Area Total member ship in the organization is in ex cess of 900 certified He also was elected to the posi tion of Chairman of the Iowa Area School Adult Directors Associa The Adult Directors Asso ciation meets monthly for plan ning and discussion of various Adult Education The group is also involved in con sulting with various state agen cies in the development of new pro grams and services that are made available through Adult Education to the citizens of Don Rundle Will Chairman County Coffee Day Don Rundle of Oelweinhas been appointed official chairman for Fayette County to coordinate plan ningfor Coffee Friday or March 26 or He will be assisted by Richard Reed of The announcement was made by John of Wash ington and Edward of Ced ar State Cofiee DayCh airman for the Iowa Restaurant Participating restaurants will spark this community activity by serving Coffee on the Friday or March 26 or Patrons will be invited to drink a Restaurant opera tors will not accept payment for the provided a donation is made in a special container pro vided for funds to help Iowas mentally retarded Rundle We are look ing forward to serving many cups of We feel that the people in our county will want to help raise funds for this worthy Retarded children need special care and Funds received will be turned over to the Iowa Association or Retar ded In a por tion will go for research or pre Participating restaurants will be identified by window banners and We urge all residents to make Coffee Day on Friday or March 26 or 27 a big CORN SOYBEAN CHAMPIONS NAMED Results of the 1970 Fayette Co unty Master Corn Growers Con test showed as the with a yield of bushels per acre of 15 moisture Schmidtke also had the top yield in Other contestants and their yi elds included Harold bushels Robert Haw Roger West Ralph Edwin Harold Russell Lock William Leo George Church Carnival LAMONT Special The Ros arie Sodality of Marys Cath olic Church in Lamont will hold a Carnival Sunday March Activities will start at in the parish There will be fish co untry card and a lunch There will be a door prize given away at There is something for Youre On March at 8 the Fayette County Farm Bureau legislative committee will host an open house for state sen ator Floyd Gilley and state repre sentative Maynard Menefee at the Farm Bureau Everyone in Fayette county is invited to hear reports from our legislators and to tell them our own feelings on legislative West and Clarence Results of the 1970 Fayette County Master Soybean Growers Contest showed Roger in top place with bushels per Others in the contest included Russell Clarence Rub and Harvey After deciding to sponsor the Fayette County Corn and Soybean Contests in 1971 Earl Fay was elected to continue as president of the Fayette County Master Corn and Soybean Growers in a place to grow Kenneth chairman of the Farm Bureau legislative com says Lets fill the build   

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