Wednesday, September 26, 1973

Opinion Tribune

Location: Glenwood, Iowa

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Opinion Tribune (Newspaper) - September 26, 1973, Glenwood, Iowa GHfi Homecoming Festivities Glenwoods 38th annual Home coming festivities appear all set for a big weekend for GHS alumni and other The traditional homecoming emphasizing the 73 theme Worlds will kickoff the busy twoday schedule of events at Friday Schools will dismiss students after the morning classes so they may join the Hot lunches will not be served in the Glenwood schools Fri All cars will be cleared from around the as well as Vine and Chestnut from First to by according to the Glenwood po Highway traffic will be detoured two blocks to the Parade chairman Carl Hurst expects another jimdandy par ade with between 75 and 100 including at least seven Parade participants are re minded that all entries must be registered at the north office building of Stanley ChevyOlds between 8 to Marching numbers will be given out at this time and are to be placed on the drivers side of the Reunion classes may appear in the parade if they con tact the parade Par ade entries floats will be div ided into six categories commer juniorsenior high school and Student kindergarten through the sixth will assemble for the parade on Fourth and Vine Streets all oth ers will meet at the football entering from the south gate Boys and girls with in costumes and on bicycles will line up on 2nd from Vine to heading The parade route will be around the beginning at the northeast There will be no parking around the square during the ex cept by which may be made by calling Hurst Seed Senior citizen parking will be permitted on the northside of the as space permits and if reservations are A list of parade winners and prize money will be left at the Ben Franklin Store immediately after the REUNIONS The 50year Honor Class of 1923 will serve as host at the Alumni Banquet in the Metho dist starting at Saturday Graduates and spouses of the classes of 1962 and 1963 will hold re unions and parties sometime dur ing the homecoming The Outcasts Party non grads will be held in the cour tesy room of the Mills County State Bank on Friday beginning at 4 The members of the Class of 23 will meet on Friday at 6 in the basement of the Christian Church with Dor sey Roll phone 5274234 in charge of The Class of 1938 will hold their 35th reunion at the Van Pelt Ranch on Saturday beginning at 5 Graduates of 1943 will meet at the Sundown Supper Club on Saturday evening with Betty Hunt in charge of The 20 year class reunion 1953 will meet in an open house at the Don Bishop home following the banquet on Saturday Reservations may be made with and Myron 527 The Class of 58 will hold in formal gettogethers in the cour tesy rooms at the fire station Friday after the game and Sat urday evenings with a dinner at the Baptist Church Saturday The Class of 1962 will hold their reunion Saturday night with Dick LaRue in charge of res Conttnued on Page 2 Lackluster Interest In City Election Lackluster interest in the up coming City Election appears a far cry from the redhot race as nomination papers are trickling in to the City Clerks So one candidate has filed for park one for mayor and four persons have en tered the race for three city council County Engineer William Stone filed nomination papers for Mayor Tuesday Incumbent Mayor Harold Rad ford was expected to turn his pa pers in to the clerk Tuesday No one has filed for the First Ward Councilmans Heres how the City Election 6 ballot stood Tuesday MayorWilliam old Coiincilmen 1st Ward None 2nd Ward Herman Inman and Ron Bales 3rd Ward Gene Schatz Member at Large Larry Kruse Park Commission er Gene Schatz and Kruse are incumbents with three of them appointed to fill vacan cies on the council following res ignations in the past Radford is seeking his third term as City Clerk Nancy West said Tuesday she expects more pa pers to come in before the Thurs day 5 deadline for Nominations will be turned over to election Coun ty Glenn on Pony Creek Park Attendant Retiring Kelly Pacific Junc has been named the new at tendant at Pony Creek ef fective when Ora Bene dict The Mills County Conservation Board announced the appointment this week and said that and Bartles would be moving to the park around the first of the They credited the Bene dicts with serving the park very well in the past few Iowa 51534 September 1973 Price 15c Per Copy Three Sections Volume First Of Its Kind In The State Mills County Landfill Opens Monday Electrical crews put finishing touches on lines running to the Mills County Landfill located midway between Glen wood and as members of Nishna Sanitary proprietors of the private discuss next weeks School Officials Reject Lone Bid On Dirt Work With only one bid that well over the engineers Glenwood school offic last week declined to give the green light to a dirt con which would kickoff the new elementary school McLaren Construction of Shenandoah had the lone bid of which was far from the engineers estimate of The project called for exca vation and fill work on the new school between Vine and Linn and included a large amount of replacement dirt and School officials say they were surprised that only one bid was received last since six firms indicated interest in the They say that their engineers plan now to negotiate with the construction firms in hopes of resolving the differences in the estimate and that possibly a different approach would be used in preparing the site for con A decision is expected within a week or two and school of ficials say they plan to proceed with contracts for the The business of solid waste disposal in Mills County is ex pected to pass into the hands of a private the Nishna Sanitary next week with all towns and county dumping grounds to be The Mills County Sanitary the first of its kind in is scheduled to go into operation accord ing to Philip Located on a 49acre tract of five miles east of Glen wood a mile south of 34 the landfill will serve all resi dents of the county plus the Town of Tabor in Fremont Coun Eight cities and towns and Mills County representatives have signed a 5year contract with the Nishna Sanitary Service to operate the exclusive of any and all other dump The new landfill conforms to state health regulations and en vironmental while present dump grounds have been ordered to close before Incorporated cities and towns will pay per month per family to maintain the under the contract In gate fees will be as follows A ratio of 70 to the 30 to the contractor will apply to all commercial Residents wishing to deliver their own refuse will be charged an entry fee at the site with the schedule of 75 cents for all station wagons and pickups trucks and other similar size ve and up and for semitrucks Local collectors have indicated they will continue to operate as Continued on Page 2 Saturday Deadline For Property Taxes The office of the Mills County Treasurer will remain open til noon on Saturday for payment of second half property 1972 payable this become delinquent noted County Treasurer Robin Iowa fihoppcr Returns Next Week While the newsprint situation is still tight the OpinionTribune has contracted for a monthly quota of White Roll This will enable us to again serve Mills County and the north half of Fremont County with the ad vertising service that has proven to be popular over the past four Continued on Page 2 Homecoming Royalty ip J i K J Bb C1 I T V Rescue Units Free Driver From Crushed Cab Glenwood and Council Bluffs rescue units worked for nearly two hours to free a Bowling man from the crushed cab of a semitruck after It collided with a tractor on 129 northwest of Glenwood last Two men were hospitalized in the intensive care unit in Mercy Hospital in Bluffs following a Wednesday afternoon collision of a semitrailer truck and a seven miles north of Pacific Junction on Arthur Bowling was later listed in satisfactory condition with a left knee a cut elbow and multiple Weymer was pinned for about two hours in the crushed cab of his trans with Glenwood and Bluffs rescue units working with airjacks and hacksaws to free State troopers said he ap parently fell asleep at the while heading for Omaha with a load of refrigerated and his truck collided with tractor and backhoe operated Harold Likin of Pocohantaj who was employs senger Electric of ForT contractors on the highway rest area northwest of fered head injuries Continued on coming Royalty Seniors at Glenwood Community High who are can King and from 1 to Karie Kathy fluffington and Pat Marty Barry Blast and Dennis The winners will be announced ition Saturday night in the high school 0T Photo