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   Opinion-tribune (Newspaper) - July 2, 1975, Glenwood, Iowa                                Nominations Open Monday For School Board Member 503II Court Ruling To Have Little Effect At School Although it is expected to affect 95 per cent of mental a Supreme Court rul ing last week against involun tary confinement in mental in stitutions will have little effect at the Glenwood State Hospital administrators there June the Supreme Court in a case brought by Jennings Files Damage Suit After Fall A Glenwood woman injured in a fall on an icy sidewalk filed a damage suit against the city last week in Mills County District Mabel Jennings said she was a pedestrian 1975 on a public sidewalk at about 13 Vine when she slip According to her the accumulated ice and snow on the walk rendered it dan gerous to pedestrian The suit charges negligence on the part of the city in keeping the sidewalk in a safe condi As a result of the Jennings contends she has sus tained a back injury which has caused her to incur medical ex lose time and and experience pain and suf Her John also has asked for a judgment as recompense for the loss of his wifes af fection com and so The suit was filed by Wil liam Smits of the Council Bluffs law firm of Peters Kenneth that is is unconstitutional fora state hospital to against his will and without giving him a mental patient who is not a danger to himself or That decision led to expec tations by some that hundreds of thousands of patients would be released from state and county mental State School Super intendent William Campbell says most patients at that fa cility are not confined against their will and do receive treat This will mean the Supreme Court decision should have only negligible effect on work at the local Ninetyfive per cent of the people we do business with come here Campbell Were talking about a small number of people that are and every one in this facility is under an active professional treatment Campbell expressed pleasure that the ruling will force other institutions to do what should have been done a long time He also mentioned the State School here has been using treatment programs for more than the 25 years he has been involved in administrative work in The Supreme Court ruling came when a 67yearold ex carpenter filed suit after he had been confined in the Florida State Hospital since Doc tors diagnosed his illness as paranoid but Donaldson contended he was not mentally After repeated attempts to secure his release from the 60bed ward where he lived among convicted crimi nals and deranged Donaldson sued the hospital ad The case eventu ally went to the Supreme Nomination papers for the one available seat on the Glen wood Board of Education will be available starting July Voters in the entire Glen wood School District will go to the polls on the second Tues day in September to elect a representative from District the Silver City voting Kelly Sil ver will complete his threeyear term this All applications for his seat must be filed by 5 July Candidates are required only to reside in the Silver City Voting will be at the Glen wood Community High School multipurpose accord ing to Auditor Glenn John who also serves as elec tion Board Takes Levy Action Levies against all taxable property in the Mills County were extended last week by or der of the Board of Supervis The certified budget for the various funds required the extension of levies for the fol lowing County Agricultural County Court State Institution and Mental Veteran 4 H Road Township on County Secondary Town ship AllCounty Indemnification Sanitary Total consolidated tax Since Iowa law requires the Board to pledge the secondary tax construction levy when mak ing tax the group pled ged the levy to the Secondary Road June the Board also agreed to fix the lengths of mileage of tele electric and gas companies of the county and their taxable val These are apread with and school districts according to certifica tion from the state Department of and then spread on the books of the county for the fiscal year Glen woods Volunteer firemen Fifth in a series by Reglna Scbrambling All fires are Most calls are some funny or possibly But most calls are made to help someone who thinks a problem That assessment of rescue work was made by Forrest Frosty May of 1 Hazel after his nine years as a Glenwood volunteer The department trustee serves as captain of the rescue squad when acts as a vehicle He also has been president of the volun teer Since he joined the department in because he wanted to do some thing for the Mayberry has completed Red Cross first aid classes as well as an Iowa Western Community College fire training He attended elementary school at West then graduated in 1946 from Glen wood High From 1951 to he served as a wheeled vehicle field maintenance mechanic with the Army in Now employed by the S Post Off ice as a city letter Mayberry enjoys collecting and refuiishing antiques in his spare A member of First Christian he also belongs to the American the National Association of Letter Car and the Gleawood Golf Corpora Mayberry and his Lois life skills supervisor at the Gleawood State have two children and Lawrence Laurie 21 Jake joined the Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department in simply to Over the the 45yearold trustee and hose squad lieutenant has attended Southwest Iowa fire schools and classes in first aid and He was graduated from high school in then went on to attend the Univer sity of Nebraska for a In he began his sixyear stint in the Air When he isnt working either as a fire man or a railroad yard Taen zler enjoys and hunt A Scoutmaster for two he also belonged to He is a deacon in the First Christian Church and also serves as an officer in a square dance club called and He and his a bookkeep er for Stanley have four children 21 20 11 and The Taenzlers live at 103 Florence Applications are available either from Johnson it the courthouse or from Board retary Lenora 9 to Monday thrtvgh Friday at the superintendent of schools office at 116 Wftlmit At the boards July a new treasurer will be ap pointed for the first In the the school board treas urer has been Don currently serves in that 34th Army Bind to Appear Here Glenwood is one of ten Iowa cities slated for performances by the 34th Army A concert is planned at July at the Glen wood State The bands tour is being made as an allIowa annual field training According to an Army the band members will devote as much time as other units to annual field train but their time will be devoted to entertaining people in hospitals and communities across the Crowds Fill Gibsons for Opening Day ISDNS UNT CIMTIR M Nineteenth century writer Sydney Smith could have been describing Glenwood when he spoke of heat so dreadful that I found nothing left for it but to take off my flesh and sit in my Weather statistics are piled at the Glenwood Pollution Control High Low June 24 87 56 June 25 89 67 June 26 89 69 0 June 27 91 60 0 June 28 90 70 0 June 29 91 69 0 June 30 91 70 0 Walltowall people flUed the new Gibson Discount Center at 16 Walnut on opening day last Assistant man ager Dick ODonnell said more than 300 persons swarmed into the store during its first hour of All shopping carts and baskets were soon and customers were supplied with laundry baskets to carry their Bus iness the first day was described as real good and has been good and steady ever ODonnell Shown above daring ribboncutting ceremonies are left to cashier Bonnie Pamida Vicepresident Herb Glenwood Mayor Harold Chamber of Commerce President Bob Gibson manager Dan Elsas Chamber Executive Vicepresident Dave and cashier Melinda Partially hidden behind Miss Cheney are Pamida District Manager Ron Hammack and OT Photo Opinion VY OWA X I GL6NWOOD IOWAS MOST COLORFUL NEWSPAPER Tribune Volume Number 27 July 1975 Price I5c TWO SECTIONS HDR To Begin inventory Of Streets To Develop City Maintenance Program Durham and Richardson HDR soon will be gin an inventory of all Glenwood streets to develop a main tenance the City Council agreed at a regular meeting June According to Ken Wicker HDR the ini tial cost of the program will be approximately STREETS THROUGHOUT the city will be rated according to their maintenance Af as the Council the street commission must follow through with the neces sary The HDR inventory is slated to begin as soon as In other the Council accepted a low bid of from Roger Otto Motors for a 1976 Dodge chassis for the street The bid was taken on the condition it meets all Other bids were from Don Rhoden ChevroletOlds and from Nissen CLETUS LEPESKA and Lloyd Banks were present at the meet ing to discuss different a representative of the Glenwood Knights of Colum explained a planned fund raising drive in the city during August for the re Banks asked permission to proceed with Subdivisions 5 and 6 in the Jens The Council some type of access road must be built at the housing develop ment before any more sections of subdivisions can be con OTHER ROUTINE Council business included the granting of entrance permits from the Iowa Highway Commission to Leo Weise for a private drive at 1007 Locust and to Lyle Alley for a restaurant drive at 409 Locust Two new street at 249 Florence and 240 Flor also were approved by the Gene Schatz reported on re cent improvements at the citys recreation INSTALLATIONS SO far in clude a new roof on the storage water in the concession a chain link fence on the and horseshoe pitch ing Second and third readings of three ordinances also occupied the Council last Among those ordinances is one adopting a city charter em body ing the existing form of AS IN THE the city will be governed by five coun cilmen two elected at large and one from each of three wards and the All Councilmen will serve fouryear and the mayor will be elected for a twoyear Also adopted by the Council was an ordinance providing for the powers and duties of a board of park commis THREE PARK commis sioners will serve sixyear A secretary and chair man will be chosen from those and the citys treasurer will act as the boards treasurer as The which receives no financial is de signed to have exclusive control of all parks and pleasure grounds in the 3 Charged in Breakins Optimist Club Announces 3 More Contestants For Queen Pageant Three additional entrants in the July 12 Optimist Queen contest were named last Among the nine competitors will be Brenda daugh ter of and Bill Kin cade Chris daugh ter of and Charles Pazderka and Julie daughter of and Lee all of The girls all Op timist Club will be Don Langholz for Miss Kin Vaughn Wasenius for Miss and George Wright for Miss These three three more to be announced next and Karen Dana and Kitty Barnes will compete for the Optimist Queen crown at July 12 in the junior high school All the contestants and their sponsors were guests Monday night at a queen banquet held at At the pageant a panel of three including first Optimist Queen Dana Stan ley will interview each con Each entrant also will be required to participate in a bathing suit competition arid to demonstrate and citizenship winners will re ceive Four queen runnersup will be given plaq Entertainment at the contest will be provided by the tourman Second Hand Rubber Band and by Lisa Plumb and her Tickets for the fourth annual pageant are available from any Optimist Club Adult admission is childrens is CORRECTION Karen Richter is the daugh ter of and James A July 17 preliminary hear ing date has been set for three men charged with breaking and entering and larceny in the Richard Hoyt and Stephen both of appeared Monday in Mills Coun ty Magistrate where their bond was set at and Both are charged with breaking and entering and larceny in the Allen was charged only with larceny in the nighttime and released on The men were arrested June 26 after an investigation by the Mills County sheriffs office and the Malvern The charges stem in part from a breakin at Salyers Garage in a tool and a Model A horn were taken May A June 16 breakin at the Vince Zimmerman home in Malvern also has been linked to the three In that in a window was broken out of Zimmermans car and a 30 30 rifle The Zimmerman home also was and two motor cycle a black and white and a color Motorola portable television were Hydrant Flushing Planned Next Week If the weather fire hydrants in Glenwood will be flushed next July BRENDA KINCADE CHRIS PAZDERKA JULIE MINGO NOTICE The OpinionTribune office will close and Sunday for the Fourth of July We will open at 8 July All banks and the ceuity cinrtbiHSi will alsi take tNi thruJay Ni wail will be delivered Must stores wit be but and will rentals ipei si the   

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