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Arlington Progressive (Newspaper) - May 13, 1971, Arlington, Iowa ARLINGTON WELCOMES GARLOCK LINGT VOLUME 4 NUMBER MflY IOWA ONE SECTION 8 PAGES PER COPY 700 MILE SMELTING TRIP TURNS SPRING DAY TO BE Wed nfce to have you OUT TO BE A DELICIOUS SUCCESS BEAUTY CANDIDATE Last Ervle Carl Henderson and Ted Nus drove up to Lake Superior to see how the Smelt were and by the looks of the 600 pounds of the little fishies they brung back with them the darn things must have been running in the We expect al most everyone in Arlington had a feast or two on the piscatorial de and they were STARMONT Special The silver anniversary of the Eastern Iowa Band Festival will Climax in Cedar Rapids this May 15th with the crowning of Miss Eastern Iowa and the announce ment of Championship winning awards slated for in Greene Square on the edge of downtown Cedar will be prceded by a 90minute program of ontemporary Festival Charles Ka cere The entertainmnt will be provided by the Looking a Cedar Rapids All festival events will be Starmonts nominee for the Miss Eastern Iowa title is Sp ring daughter of and Leonard Day of and Robert Ray will ride in the lead convertible in the Ray is the festivals Grand MYRNA HUMPHREY TO GIRLS STATE ARLINGTON Special The Arlington American Legion Auxil iary Post 219 has selected Myrna Humphrey as their candidate to at tend Girls State at Cedar Falls in She is the daughter of and Daryl Ar She is a Junior at Star mont High School where she is ac tive in and is a mem ber of the National Honor She is also a cheerleader and par ticipates in She is also ac tive in MYF at the Methodist Ch Detra daughter of and Duwain Arlington was chosen as Wesley Wes Garlock is the new manager at the Arlington Coop Commission and he brings with him 12 years of experie nce with Wes comes to Arlington from Iowa where he was general manager of Farmers Cooperative Exchange which operated plants in Monroe and Wes and his JoAnn are the parents of five who works for Globe Mach inery in Des Moines who is a medical secretary at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota a student at Centerville College a freshman at Monroe High School and a 3rd grader at Monroe Elementary The Garlocks are Meth They will move to Arlington after school lets out and as soon as a suitable home can be found for the POSTAL RATES 60 UP ON SUNDAY ARLINGTON Special Vin cent officer in charge of the new Arlington Post Off said today that increases in most pos tage rates will take effect May 16 as the new United States Postal Service begins its task achie ving self sufficiency as required by the Postal Reorganization Gaskill noted that general postage rates have not been increa sed sinLe 1967 when Congress pas sed what was to beCome its final legislative act in this He pointed out requests for rate increases were proposed to Congress in 1969 by both President Johnson and Pres ident In President Nixon proposed an increase again in although none of the pro posed increases was acted upon by Gaskill explained that the new increasesauthorized on a temporary basis until the newly created Postal Rate Commission can make recommendations Governors of the Postal Service on permanent raise firstclass letter rates from 6to8 cents an and airmail letter rates from 10 to 11 cents an Post cards will go from 5 to 6 cents each and airmail post cards will go from 8 to 9 cents No changes are made in the ra tes for parcel which is the pr incipal component of fourthclass initial increases will be made in the book rate is classified as fourth The new temporary rates also make changes in other postage rate categories and special service such as special delivery and registered The Postal Service advised the public in February that it intended to make the temporary increases if the Postal Rate Commission did not make the recommended deci sion within 90 days of the request by the Postal Recently the Rate Commission confirmed that it will not be able to make a decision within the 90 and May was sel ected as the date on which the rates would become When the domestic changes go into there will be conform ing increases in letter rates to Canada and If there Is a whole bunch of flowers on early May and a real friendly lady waiting on the many you know that you are in Iowa and that Clara Belschner has recived her first shipment of flower adding to the beauty of Arlingtons Main
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