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   Opinion Tribune (Newspaper) - September 29, 1976, Glenwood, Iowa                                Homecoming For Too Outlaws Band Together Yearly Pictured are the 1976 Homecoming King and Queen selected last week by their They left to John Deb Kirk Betty Ron Reisner and Julie The Homecoming royalty will be announced Saturday evening at the scheduled to begin at 8 hi the high school Complete details regarding the including the royal court and information on the parade and Outcast dinner and dance can be found in the doublepage Homecoming ad in the second Mills Bicentennial Commission Donates s To Museum The annual Homecoming celebratiori in tra ditionally the biggest com munity event of the by its very definition excluded sev eral That until when a group known as The Outcasts was formed to remedy that The group was formed by i two Glenwood men who were not graduates of Glenwood High SchoolJohn who was then editor of the and a veterinarian who now resides in THE MEN observed that Glenwoods Homecoming cel ebration far outshines most other high school observances and they both felt a need to arrange some activity in which nongraduates of Glenwood High could An Outcast as was never The partic ipants meet soley for the purpose of planning the groups one activity the annual dinner and Although the festivity is termed a the activities entertain ment and suggest a more lighthearted TICKETS for the first dinner sold for and as a tickets were for Glenwood The first and every year the dinner proved to be a major attraction for grads and nongrads Ah estimated 110 persons attended that first held in the old teen center at city Successive dinners also were held until when Rafael Roure was instrumental in moving the activities to the National Guard where the increased area made possible a larger attendance and more Among the first guests were 27 persons who graduated out of One guest had graduated in England another in IN ADDITION to the dinner and the Out casts decided no Homecoming activity would be complete without The first king and queen were Lyndal Livengood and Mary now gave the new organization a financ ial boost that first year by purchasing several tickets for The Outcast royalty is not announced until the day of the Former kings and queens select the royalty each according to Fanny 1968 Candidates are judged on community Their duties consist of coordinating the following years dinner and During the first few entertainment at the dinner was provided by local which included Dale a Glenwood graduate and banjo player known professionally as The Iowa Farmer and his ragtime piano Dick Troutman also was on hand to play the IN the group made the move from local talent to with the appear ance of Mavis and of Old Home bread commercials Foy said their appearance was one of the highlights in the Outcasts tenyear The following KMTV weathergirl Carol Scott was on hand as a celebrity An estimated 300 persons atten ded that about three times as many who enjoyed the first This there will be a mixture of local talent and outside Lisa Plumbs dancers will perform along with the Second Mary land a quasiRevo lutionary group from THE OUTCASTS in clude a broad spectrum of peopleanyone who didnt graduate from Glenwobd High and who now resides in the There are no officers as such and any treasury is whatever is left over after the party costs are dispensed Foy said the group never plans to have leftover funds in the but if it the money is donated to a worthy The first was donated to the Mary Jane Miller scholarship The following a substantial amount was raised to contribute to a family in which a member was stricken with a terminal FOY SAID ticket sales are steady this year and it looks like another big event for the people who began as out Foy stressed although the dinner was held for nongraduates who felt left the event has turned into just a big party for Past kings and queens are 1967Lyndal Mary Edwards 1968John Fanny Foy 1969Cookie and Gloria Wilson 1970Mike Mc Joan Campbell 1971 Wally Sandy Peter son 1972Jack Cheryl Ross Rafael Liz Biggs Marvyn Barbara Fry zek 1975Burton Dick The Mills County American Revolution Bicentennial Com mittee 20 donated to the Mills County Historical THE DONATION was part of the the group realized from the sales of commemorative mem orial plates and the Ghost Towns of Mills Coun ty The check was presented to Feme president of the Mills County Historical by Helen the Commissions The money has been desig nated to purchase display cases for the Paul Rowe Indian Bass presented a report of the financial status of the at the meeting at the farm office of Otha Wearin in ACCORDING to the was raised through the sale of the commemorative from the sale of the coins and was realized from the sale of the The Commissioners also voted to loan the Mills County Federated Womens Club up to to assist in the publishing of a complete county cemetery Betty a mem ber of the Federated estimated at the meeting that publication costs would be around Advance or ders for the record indicate that the cost would be returned in she Repayment the loan will be donated to the Mills County THE COMMITTEE mem bers also voted to allow Allen author of Ghost Towns of Mills County to retain proceeds from the sale of his all returns were placed in the Commissions Ten copies of the book will go to the Glenwood and Malvern public libraries with directions to keep the returns from those The Commission also voted to give six memorial plates to the The sale of the iHjtil 0e present stock is Windup activity at the meeting also included the expression of appreciation to several persons who donated time and effort during the Bicentennial THANKS were expressed by the president of the Commission to who cared for most of the accounting and other details to Wearin for special assist ance in ordering and planning projects to Wearin for special projects to Genevieve Glenwood librarian and to Collins Drug for assistance in the The Commission also ex tended appreciation to Ona McNay of Silver City for assistance in Opinion 20O YEABS OF FREEDOM Tribune Volume Number 39 September 1976 Price I5c Taxes Due Registration Deadlines For 2 Election Are Hearing For Voters Some wouldbe voters may have a rude awakening 2 if they havent registered or if their registration has been voided by failure to vote in a fouryear period or a change of address or Registration by post cards must be made by County Auditor Glenn Johnson Post cards may be obtained at the Mills County Auditors Electors may mail a request for the cards or pick one up in REGISTRATION in person may be done through 5 Electors may register either at the auditors office or through one of the mobile ballots rilled out Johnson So the office has collected 47 service personnel ballots and 12 ballots from college students and other absent Registration must be com pleted before an absentee ballot can be Service Activities Set For Fire 39 register by mailing their Johnson stresses that per sons requesting absentee bal lots include their or ward or precinct if with their All registered voters have received a pink copy and an identification Voters who feel they may have invalidated their registration by changing names or failing to vote within a fouryear period should check with the PERSONS wishing to register but unable to contact the auditors officer person should contact one of the following mobile registrars Kenneth 5279817 Virginia Pacific 6223675 Alan 5279464 or 527 3000 Alice 5274615 Ellsworth 6248920 Diane Mal 6249020 Susan 5273487 or Marcia Vander The following persons are permanent mobile registrars Democrats Jeanerfe 5274527 and Hilda Repub licans Myrna 5279194 and Douglas THE AUDITORS office this week will set up an electronic voting booth in which persons may become accustomed to the voting This in addition to the county a dozen candi dates are seeking the presi dency in The first half of property taxes for 197576 assessments is due the County Treasurers office Beginning a one per cent penalty will be attached on the Helen secretary of the Mills County American Revolution Bicentennial presents a check to Feme president of the Mills County Historical The money was part of the proceeds gathered this year from Commission Pet Raccoon Mauls Mills County Child A 20monthold rural Mills County girl remains hos pitalized after she was at tacked and mutilated 23 by a which was being kept as a family Paula of rural Council is listed in good condition at Omahas Joseph Authorities say the raccoon gnawed off the childs left ear and her right both feet and left hand were severely She was lying in her crib when the animal attacked Her and Will transported the girl to Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs around mid from where she was rushed by Pottawattamie County Ambulance to the Omaha According to Mills County Sheriff Merle the parents heard a commotion in the girls bedroom and found the fullgrown raccoon attacking Brown said the animal is now being kept at a local The Kreps reside in a mobile home south of Highway 370 in Mills close to the Pottawattamie County st May Be Here ntrol is Too Initiates New Return Policy Jills County Board of ors has ruled out an dust control pro spite the urging of tment of Environ iQuality and local on rockcover am would simply according to iWilliam Stone and Ehairman Walter THE does have a program that is solving the dust problem on some county admittedly Stone said the county is involved in a program to put an asphalt layer over the most heavily traveled Last 10 Vi miles or road were covered and this an additional dozen rock road miles will be covered with According to the this is the most effective way of achieving dustfree road sur faces while staying within the countys road The cost is per THE ENGINEERS office is attempting to include all areas of Mills County in the Roads near Continued On Page 3 The Glenwood Public Li brary is initiating new policies regarding the number of books each patron is allowed to checkout and book The new checkout policy allows each person to check out a maximum of 10 Children may now check out a maximum of five books at a Exceptions to the policy are that only one book off the new fiction shelf may be borrowed by children who ride buses to the library can check out two The checkout policy for magazines and art prints will remain the Beginning the library will start a bookreturn policy whereby overdue books of any length of time may be returned without a fine being levied against the The Finefree hour will be every from 3 to 4 p Books must be taken to the circulation Fines already charged against a patron will not be National Fire Prevention Week will be observed locally with planned activi ties ranging from an open house to rides on the fire The Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department will begin the national observance with spec ial church services for firemen THE FOLLOWING an open house will be held at the fire station on South Walnut The activities are open to the public and guests are urged to bring a covered The department will have samples of its equipment on display for guests to view during the open Dinner will begin at Following awards will be presented to the winners in the annual fire prevention coloring sponsored in conjunction with Glenwood The top three winners in the poster judging will advance to state ON OCT the fire department will conduct in spections of public buildings to check for fire Kindergarteners through fifth graders will have an opportunity to ride on the fire The Children will be picked up at their schools and transported to the fire where they will be given fire After schoolage children have been given the firemen will transport pre THE GENERAL public is asked to participate in 7s which will include home fire Operation EDITH Exit Fire Drills in the Home will begin at with the sounding of the tornado Families should prepare a route of escape and participate in the drill when the alarm is Members of the fire de partment ask that families participating in the drill identify themselves by turning on their porch Firemen will tour the streets following the drill to determine how many local families take On local firemen are urged to support the Rams football team by attending the game at On free movies for children will cap the weeks STUDENTS IN the ele mentary grades will be given inspection blanks with which to conduct safety inspections of their own Participants will be given free tickets to movies at the Rex The teachers will collect the inspection cards and make out a From these individ ual teacher the fire department will submit a final report which will be entered in state The Pacific Junction Fire Department is planning to observe Fire Week with fire truck rides for the school kids and refreshments and a program at the fire station 8 At that the winners in the Pacific Junction coloring contest will be In rides will be given 6 with a film presentation at with refresh Charge Filed in Bomb Scare Steve is in Mills County jail pending a preliminary hearing on a charge of false report of a Bond has been set at Thomas was arrested 23 by Glenwood stem ming from an incident 8 in which was reported to be hidden at Glenwood Community High The school was evacuated for more than two Political Rally Planned The American party will sponsor a rally tonight Wed SHACKELFORD nesday at 8 for American Party vicepresidential can didate Rufus The rally will be held in the Mills County State Bank Verlyn candidate for the Congress in the Fifth also will be on the Shackelford shares a ticket in November with Presidential candidate Tom President of six family Shackelford has sat on the executive boards of eight organizations and has been awarded the Liberty Award from the Congress of Freedom on five The public is invited to attend the rally and ask questions of the High Bids Rejected School Negotiating of Schools Eugene Nasalroad is disappointed but still optimistic over bids received 23 for the proposed artauto body addi tion to the Glenwood Com munity High All of the bids for the building structure were con siderably higher than the limit on the Nasalroad the lowest bid submitted was plumbing and heating bids also were re but none will be approved until a bid on the building is Nasal road The board has 30 days to accept or reject The back the proposed completion date of the Nasalroad now says it Is not realistically possible for the id be completed in time for the start of the second semester in architect Carrithers is conferring with the bidders to determine whether any extras may be trimmed from the base cost of the Nasalroad said it is being considered to brick only two sides of the We want it where the brick is visable from the road and we have to make some effort to match the But we cant get too hung up on Nasalroad said an estimated to could be sheared from the cost by bricking only two sides of the Nasalroad will bring board members uptodate on the bidding at the next school board 1   

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