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   Opinion-tribune (Newspaper) - January 14, 1976, Glenwood, Iowa                                The Blizzard if 75 Remember DEFT OF HISTOHY A ACHIEVES StS MOlflEfctA If the little bit of snow that fell on Glenwood 6 seemed an residents should stretch their memories to a year when the worst blizzard in over a decade struck the Snow began falling early Friday and continued until early the next with winds gusting up to 40 miles an When the snow and winds were left with nearly a foot of snow and many hours of scooping ahead of During the brunt of the hotels and motels in Glenwood were filled to ca pacity with stranded motorists and locallyemployed outof High school Principal Robert Blasi was contacted by the rescue posse at Friday and asked if the high school cafeteria could be opened to stranded Nearly 25 persons spent the night in the Coffee was served and wrestling mats were laid out for lodgers to sleep All in Glenwood fared better than many surrounding Few power out ages were reported and street crews moved efficiently to clear the Crews worked until 6 Friday and were back on the roads at 5 Glenwood schools were clos ed but were in op eration again on while many surrounding school dis tricts were still shoveling Cleanup costs were es timated at for Glen The sheriffs department was called to assist 30 stranded persons during the No serious injuries or deaths occurred in the Mills County Sheriff Merle Brown was in volved in another kind of The sheriff was called early Saturday morning to the Vince Hilton residence in Henderson when Hilton went into With the assistance of a neighbor woman and Special Deputy Bruce Brown helped deliver Hiltons Opinion 2OO YEARS OF FREEDOM Tr bu ne TWO Sections Volume Number 2 January 1976 Price The Weather Date High Low 6 37 6 7 711 trace 8 12 7 0 9 29 6 0 10 38 17 0 11 44 13 0 12 46 26 0 The Steve Bartles Are Baby Winners Dont Forget Registrations The auto clerks office is issuing a reminder to Mills County residents who have not yet purchased 1976 auto Reg After the first penalty date 5 per or will be added onto the cost of a At the beginning of each following another 5 per cent will be added to the After March car owners may also be ticketed for failure to have current Walkathon Volunteers are being so licited for the annual Mothers March Against Birth sponsored by the March of The held each Jan collects donations to be used in medical health education and community Mothers March Chairman Janice Hughes reports that volunteers are needed and anyone interested should call The mothers walkathon will be soliciting contributions doortodoor 18 through Drum roll The winner of the First Baby of 1976 contest is Stefanie Renee who came in under the wire 3 at a whopping nine 11 and onehalf Born in Grape Community Stefanie is the first child of Glenwood residents Steve and Karen who reside at 304 Locust Bartles is an employe at Glenwood Tractor Grandparents are and Donald and and Joy Stefanies greatgrandpar ents are Meta Omaha Alice and and Ralph As the official contest Stefanie and her parents will be the recipients of gifts of merchandise and serv ices from 15 area merchants and There were other new babies who gave it a good but missed being first by a few Joel Eugene son of and John was born And on two Glenwood babies were born Jo Marie daughter of and Michael Insley and and Roger Heaths new daughter Patricia The business and gifts are Helen Ords worth of drycleaning Hinman and flowers for mother Pizza a pizza Rupes steak dinner LaRue Johnson and Johnson baby set Mills County State savings account Hurst Seed a baby blanket Coat a sleeper Altcknisc baby shoes Mivtu Highlander worth of drycleaning Kiddy Kover sleep set Boycr Hard gift certificate Warrens sturler spoon and fork educator set Wrights H x 10 baby portrait Mills Savings and Loan 410 savings Caucuses 19 The Mills County chairmen of both political parties iirizc residents to attend precinct caucuses this Democratic Chairman How ard Palmer Too many people underestimate the im portance of political involve especially at precinct and county Republican Chairman Frank Allen reported that partici pating Republicans will have an opportunity to respond to pre pared questions on highway paramutual betting and land use Both parties will through the 19 who will represent them at the county convention and what issues are of major concern to Iowa caucuses are the first held in the Social Service News Handyman Merritt Arnold is available to help elderly and disabled people in Mills Coun To request his phone The Social Security repre sentative will be available from to 19 in the community room at the Board Approves ReducedPriced post Office wols Lunches for Glenwood Students Appointments Taken Next Week Schools in the Glenwood School District will soon offer reducedprice lunches for stu dents whose family income falls between freelunch and full price lunch The policy was adopted Monday at the regular meeting of the school The reducedprice lunch program came about as the result of recent legislation requiring all schools taking part in the federallysubsidized New Physician To Begin 2 Enzo and Martha Capizzi are shown in the above OpinionTribune photo touring the school board office last Seated at the typewriter is secretary to the Johnnie Standing at right is Lenora school board of The office of Glenwoods new physician will be open to patients it was announced Martha Capizzi will conduct a fulltime private general practice at the clinic at 101 Next a secretary will be on duty in the office to assist persons in setting up appoint ments for next A native Capizzi recently completed three and onehalf years of specialty training in Iowa She and her a sales representative for Medical Laboratories have two Miria is study ing to be a medical secretary at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids and Mama is a freshman at the University of The Capizzis were in Glen wood last Friday to secure housing and make a tour of their new They visited Glenwood businesses and met many of the communitys professional They will be moving to Glenwood the last week of January and will make their home at Hillside Village Apart lunch program to offer the reducedprice The lowerpriced lunches will cost students 20 cents per WE HAVE two choices Eugene Nasal road Either we approve it or get out of the lunch Nasalroad expects consider able bookwork with the pro We wont lose money with this its all Its just the complicated book keeping that will be We have to keep separate the number of free the number of reducedprice lunches and number of regular he And we have to protect the students Nasalroad commented while school officials attempt to keep free lunch students there is no way to keep the student himself from DeLashmutts Killed in Fire The brother and sisterinlau of a Pacific Junction resident were among the casualties 10 when an explosion and tire destroyed the Pathfinder Hotel in and John Wesley DeLashmutt were residing in the downtown The who were both died of smoke Born in Pacific DeLashmutt lived in the Mills County area before moving to Fremont in He is survived by three daughters by a previous mar Louise San and Lois Also surviving is a Clay Pacific and three Earl Council Bluffs Max Jaekson and Grey ford both ot North Funeral services were yes terday at Peterson Interment was in Glenwood ID LIKE TO see us go to all free the superinten dent It wouldnt cost that much Some board members ex pressed dissatisfaction with the Im going to vote against it out of board member Rex Coatney The income level for the reducedpriced lunches is con siderably higher than for free A family of four qualifies for free lunches if its income is less than per The figure for reduced price lunches will be Six thousand dollars separ ates the sevenmember family income levels for free lunches compared with for Theres no doubt well have staff members Nasalroad He estimated that a minimum of 15 per cent of the students will be AFTER THE Glenwood plan detailing the program to be offered locally is submitted to the Department of Public information and applications will be sent to the home of each Income information will be studied by the schools princi pals and they alone will determine who is eligible for reducedprice Extenuating such as medical ex penses and other sizable expenses may be taken into consideration if available fam ily income is IN OTHER the board unanimously accepted a bid for the new school The Superior based in and local Ford dealer Bill Nissen submitted the low The Superior bus body and Ford truck will cost Nasalroad remarked that some dealers suggested op tions on the buses to save but federal and state regulations require specific equipment on school and alternative equipment is not THE TR1YEARLY Fire Marshalls report on Glenwood schools also was discussed by the Few orders were given in the report and the high BOARD APPROVES Continued on Page 12 Charged After Police Station Ruckus Four separate charges have been filed against a Glenwood man following an incident Friday night in which a wall in the city hall building was Kenneth Leon was charged with assault with intent to do great bodily malicious injury to a disturbing the peace and resisting the ex ecution of Etter has been released on bond amounting to The charges stem from a disturbance in the Glenwood police station involving his John and Fred John Etter and Miles were allegedly involved in an ar gument at Rupes Inn when officers Larry Davis and Steve Mauer When the two men began to they were removed from the premises and taken to the police station for Kenneth Etter was not in volved in the but was at the police station with his According to police Etter became beligerent and uncontrollable as police questioned his brother about the disturbance and began shouting and cursing at the Before being handcuffed by Etter allegedly threw a folding damaging the west wall of the city council Htter is currently on a years probation following a con viction for the burglary of Perkins Service Station in In that the Glenwood OpinionTribune spends nearly per year on postage we naturally keep a close eye on postal rate increases and You will remember that the recent rate increases of 20 or more was put Into effect just a couple of weeks ago and that this has brought more problems to the already heavy burdened There is much more to the mail problem than meets the Im sure nearly everyone has wondered at times why it takes a letter seven days to reach a destination that should take only then at other times it will arrive in two the next time it may not even make it at I will say that our third class mailing is handled very I will give the credit for this fine service to our local post office employees and Postmaster Ross Many times I feel that our local postal staff is not the ordinary They realize the importance of seeing that the Town and Country Shoppers are distributed on Its always rather yet that we receive the Bellevue Guide nearly a week after it is A distance of 10 But I guess they do have a river to I have watched closely since the postal service was changed over to the socalled independent business I have also noted that they have tried to make it a going business and I must say the harder they the more messed up they hi the first dont forget that the postal service has been run and financed by the Congress almost since this nation A change over to i independent business basis was an impossible which they are finding out very Rate Increase Or hi regard to the business world of our nation knows very well you can price yourself out of Now a great share of people will pay this rate increase but some wont and those who wont are corporations that spend plenty of money for The companies that spend the most are the people who use third class These people are going to find other ways to combat the postal price Lets suppose that a local dress shop wants to send out a 4page flyer to the Glenwood circulation The cost of just the mailing will be per With the possibilities of new independent delivery services this cost can be cut 50 or you can see which way the dress shop merchant would send his In Council Advertising Distributors has been in operation for several years and at last report was carrying the Council Bluffs Shopper in addition to flyers for Penneys and several other An article in last weeks Wall Street Journal made note of what many of the large users of mail services have and will be going to another form of With this it will give you some idea of what will happen to future rates of the postal They will be higher and we will have less Paying Its Own Way Ou the other 1 still have no idea why the government thinks the postal service has to pay its own 1 dont know of any government service that so why does the government think this one service must hi my I think we should Congress to hold the line on mailing charges and vote the needed to support a good postal Its a good investment and I will here and btart pointing up the billions that have been wasted around the world on projects that brought us only ill t   

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