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   Floyd Valley News (Newspaper) - September 19, 1963, Lemars, Iowa                                rdMeBATULATIONSra BEST WISHES' �fc* �  ^ Blue'^^'BiwnypOn Y^^   50th Anniversary t','.....*f�........... Floyd VcfiHey le mars, jowa; thursday, september 19, 1963 1 m M ii .: A busy Le Marsymerchanti has: fjlarleda'one-man;.'campaign to ijiakfeifplks Jrien.dlier. He's greet--jibisifriends and customers with'; pjl extra - smile and ^ when they *oijimention'it, he explains why. I^Tcels^jLe-: Mars rbusiness- men i to get'so wrapped up in their Ml) problems," theyjre forgetting [lo bo as'neighborly as they used For liis pa''t, he'd' like to have "Smile and Say Hello'' week, 'get everyone back-/into that rientliy"habit. One week" of prac-i&Siish't �� too much ?: to,- train a '*ir long habit, he figures. '  , open hou.se Sunday at the fiWells Blue Bunny milk plant jiises to be a whale ' of an fent For one thing, the Wells ftare preparing .to take care Pup to 10,000 guests during the : hour event, beginning at 10 fin.' and running to six o'clock , evening. Mai's nearly twice the, crowd le.: county fair pulls on' .Tues-sy evening (usually the biggest i!r. night) and the state highway strol has been alerted to assist ilh the traffic on the state high-i|ys leading to Le Mars Sunday. le Mars is mighty proud of the iof this home"' grown in-^ y, and it's nice to have folks om alhover the four state area il Wells Blue Bunny 'folks serve Tie vi?it our town :to''seethe .......rt^7~f/ I liope some of thfem- will find time to drive around out :eets a bit, take a look at the simar campus, and the evi-i of growth there, and "visit" The town's looks made a. good ision  on   casual  (visitors, I've heard repeatedly, � and it on Sunday, too, particularly (olksMake their usual care to ,the,;lawn mowed and remem-*|ti,''Smile and say hello" to strangers they see. DON BRODIE NEW pHOOL BOARD HEAD At their first meeting since the nt school elections, niembers [the Le Mars Gomrnunity School rd of Education Tuesday eve-J named Gordon  Brbdie  as sident. Dr. C. L. ;Hagen has as board president'the palit l/IrSi Ethel Mauer was elected chairman of the board. TWO NIPCO EMPIX)YES UNHURT IN  COLLAPSE OF CHEROKEE COUNTY BRIDGE UNDER WEIGHT OF BIG BOOM TRUCK Bill Kocdani and - John Gotto Drop 25 Feet into Creek Bed Two Le Mars men in the cab of a Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative boom truck dropped 25 feet into a creek bed early Tuesday afternoon when a Cherokee county road bridge collapsed under the weight of the vehicle. Bill Koedam, the driver, and John Gotto escaped injury. Damage to the 1962 International truck was minor, a few dents and broken hydraulic hose. The bridge was a steel and wood structure across Mill creek about four miles southwest of Larrabee in the Cherokee vicinity. Mr. Koedam said the bridge collapse was "like air going out of the big tire." The bridge and boom truck .slumped into the creek bed about 1:30 p.m. The bridge, which had been in place for many years, had a four-ton load limit. Weight of the truck was 15 tons. It was reported the load limit sign was folded in two like a book and turned sideways in a ditch. Examination revealed the sign was peppered with rifle and-shotgun holes, leaving the numerals illegible. NIPCO officials said today work is underway to get the .truck out of the creek bed. "Bulldozers ai-e being used to slope a grade from the road down 'to 'tlie' ditch level. ;?It was hoijed^the truck would be 'Extricated by late this afternoon. Life's End ILOCAL lAAllKtT'S _ iLarge'vEggs...........33 jMediim Eggs J.-.lii-i--^^ .23 Grad&Lge. ....,.:.--.....23 |\der Grades and Pullets - .15 ...........i.....,L:.^:�i?H63 "Beans ...:::.:r:':i:t.:.. 2.38 ;!ii..-.,::..:j:6-n.ir2.TO JOHN NIGGELING RITES SET THURSDAY MORNING Funeral services for John Nig-geling, 58, Remsen native and former major league baseball pitcher, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic church, Remsen. The Rt. Rev. F. T. SehUltes will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Fj'iends may call at the Fisch funeral home, Remsen, after ^'p.m.'W(*dne.sday-. ' Mr. Niggeling- took his life by hanging in his room' at'tfie Grand Central hotel here some time late Sunday night or Monday morning. My pretty one SET CHURCH RECEPWONS' FOR WESTMAR STUDENTS A number of Le Mars churches have planned receptions Thursday;   ^        thundershowers are in for Westmar college stu- ^^^.^^^.^ --^^^^^^^^ be cooler with occasional showers. CAR ACCESSORIES evening dents. Events include; 8 p.m, reception at Calvary EUB; 7:30 service at Church of the Nazarene; 6:30; reception at First Baptist; 6 o'clock family night supper and s^j-qlejV at pew'S reception at Grace Lutheran; 8 p. m. reception at First Presbyter- Police received a report Tues-ian;, 7:^30 evening prayer followed day that $114.worth of car acces-by r^'eption at St. George Episco-' sories  were stolen from Pew's pali'7;30 reception by young adults Used Car lot on highway 75 north, at St, John Lutheran, and 7 to 10, Thefts' from used cars parked on open house at St. John United the lot included hub caps, radio Church of Christ parsonage.       I antennas and cigarette lighters. - � .   WINGED VISITOR ==r..Bob Perrili, junior biology ma4 jbr afWestmar college, feeds his hummingbird "Susie"." "saturated'sugar vO.afer from-a glass tube wrapped with'; red clotFi. The ruby-'hroated female bird was discov-'* , ered lining.. again|t''^a-.clovv^ntown barbershop windowj, ,_lajl \^ednesdaYj_, '  v     ,     ,    �  be numerous visitors from oiit- of'town Sunday, andsa good safety record will be one,.way tOiSayiwelcome^tovLevMars. i-xJC- . % J. '      - '44i\ Weekend Food Specials Advertised today in the Daily Sentinel and Floyd Valley News for your weekend shopping in Le Mars . .  check all the ads cnrefully and save! Prices advertised today are good Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Swift's Premium Blade Cut Roasts Plymouth Maid Ice Cream Beet Sugar _.......... , , Folgers Coffee ^ Swift's Brookfield BuHer : . Robin Hood Flour   .. - Hi-C Orange Drinic........- No. 1 Fancy Jonathon Apples U. S. No. i Red Potatoes     _  - U. S. Choice Round Steak .    ------- :^vToka^ ;Grapeis;'..;-4......i-^,-- ~,-------- Columli^ra Sliced Balgbn    !:------- Apricots - -......--- Skinless Wieners......... Swift's Premium Ham Strained Baby Food SHOP IN LE MARS FOR BETTER BUYS! ______ lb. 45c . Va gal. 49c -     10 lbs. B9c 2 lb. can $1.09 - _ lb, 39c _ 10' lb. bag 79c - 3 cans 69c Vi bu. $2.39 - 10 lb. bag 39c - _ lb. 79c - - 2 lbs. 25c � -...... . M%9c 4 cans $1 2 lb. bag' 79c - lb. 39c - 6 cans 49c new Al Maser of the First National bank in Le Mars appeared Tuesday evening before the city council in connection with the bank's application for a permit to remodel its exterior, in connection with the proposed enlargement of the pi'o]3osed enlargement of the b;mk's facilities in the adjacent area formerly occupied by Cnr-tnen's Dress shop. Mr. Maser explained that plans called for surfacing the old brick exterior with a .smooth white stucco coat, and installation of an 11-foot marauee to shelter the sidewalk on the east and north sides. Indirect illumination under the modern mnrquee will provide light, ho nxplniiied, and Ihe black BOYD EN FIRM IS LOW BIDDER ON HOSPITAL'S LAUNDRY ADDITION Expect Conslriirtion To Star! by Oct. 1 Van Ommeren Construction of Boyden, submitted the low bid on Sacred Heart hospital laundry project Tuesday afternoon. Plans have been completed to build a 60-by-34-foot new laundry, extending north of the present building. The present laundry, after a storage room and wide corridor are taken off, ^ill Ije used for n  mnintenance v?'orkshop.- Along with construction, the ambulance drive will be'wicferiedtahd'i rep.nved, and a canopy put over the entrance. It is expected the contract will be signed soon and work begun by Gel. 1. Supersweet men McCabe, Wilcox contest winners Robert W. McCribe, sales manager at the Supersweet Feeds plant here, has been judged Super-sweet's most outstanding sales manager. Supersweet will bring McCnbe to its Minneapolis home offices next month to receive a trophy, which will be displayed in the Lo Mars sales office for the next fi.scal year. Also making the trip to Minnea polls will be Alan Wilcox, one of the salesmen whose performance during the fiscal year ended Sept. 1 helped McCabe earn po.s.se.ssion of the traveling trophy. Wilcox has been awarded an engraved, walnut mantle clock for being the top Supersweet salesman in the Le-Mars area. During their two-day holiday in Minneapolis, McCabe and Wilcox and their wives will be treated to a full schedule of banquets, receptions, tours and special entertainment. They will be joined by 11 other salesment from throughout the Midwest, The contest winners will join Supersweet top management for an honor council meeting at which each of them will voice their ideas feeder finance, service, promotion, training and feeder meeting programs. Supersweet's policy of receiving advice "directly from the field" and then acting upon it is said to be one of the reasons for its marketing success. � McCabe, who lives at 062 Greenwood Ave., began with Supersweet in'1954,as a salesman at Albert Lea Minn. lii March 1957, he moved to Estherville as sales manager for eastern Iowa. ?,; He ; is a former professional ^basiEiball. player.   After   several marquee will contrast with the. white stucco. The present glossy black front' on the north will be removed and" salvaged, he added. ; In addition, the bank plans to; install a drive-up deposit window for the convenience of its custom^: ers. This will open on the alley nt the west end of, the building, to the rear of tl^ Koenig office building, he explained. Mr. Maser said it is planned to. begin work immediately on the exterior of the structure, while the; weather is good. The work of rer. modeling the interior will get underway later this winter, he in-i dicnted. After a number of question.s from the council .members, the application was approved. It had' won the approval of the city plan-, ning commis.sion the previous evening. A RELATIVELY ROUTINE MEETING FOR COUNCIL In addition to approving the' building permit for the First National bank (see other story)*, members of the city council Tuesday evening gave tentative ap-roval to the building permit sought by the APCO Oil Co. for its new station on the site of the old Carolina Terrace. Council members also took care of a number of routine items. Class B beer permit and bond was apr proved for Elmer Braband, doing business as Butch's Recreation, ij-,-,Qlass ,B beer pemiit renewals, were also okayed Yor''SH'anee'.s'and* the Swfeet 16. Permission was granted to hire a drag line for a. few hours work at the gravel pit located at the city dump, to stock pile gravel for the city's use, as was done last year. The preliminary plat of Kramer's addition, just south of 12th St. .SE, and cast from Central Ave., was accorded tentative approval. A resolution was approved ordering the Iowa Public Service Co. to install four new street lights, and relocate a fifth. The new lights are to.be at the city park entrance, at the new rest area just east of town on No. 3, at the intersection of Greenwood Road and Green-, wood Ave., and in front of the new \nonvent east of Gehlen grade school. The light now located there will be moved to Third St. SE. to a new intersection near the city-cemetery. WELCOME O. p. SKAGGS TO WEDNESDAY PAPER This week 0. P. Skaggs are loining other grocers by extending their wdekend specials to Thursday, and are publishing their big ad in Wednesday's Daily SentineL Food ads today are good Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Shop them and save. SALES MANAGER Robert W. McCabe, at left, and salesman Alan Wilcox of Le Mars have been avk^arded top honors by the Supersweet organization. Mr. McCabe is shown with a traveling trophy, as Super-sweet's most outstanding sales manager. Wilcox received a mantle clock as'top Supersweet salesman in the Le Mars area. Both men and their Wives will make a holiday trip to Minneapolis as guests of the company. years of class D. professional ball in the Wisconsin .state league, he moved to Albert Lea, where he played vseeondjbaseman for 10 years in the^SdutKern Minnesota semi-professional league. Wilcox,- who- lives at 526 Central Ave. NEi has been selling Supersweet feeds in Le Mars since November 1961. ~ � ' Sept. 19 - Mobile chest X-ray unit in Le Mars, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 - Safe driving clinic, 11 a.m. Gehlen gym. (Public invited.) Sept. 19 - Westmar city church reception (tent). Sept. 20 - LCHS: Homecoming, 2 p.m. coronation and pep rally; 3 p.m. parade; 7:45 p.m. football game follosved by dance. Sept. 20 - Mobile chest X-ray unit in Le Mars, 9 a.m. to noon. Sept. 20 ^ LCHS football. Fort Dodge St. Edmund here. Homecoming. Sept. 21 - Westmar football;: Northwestern at Orange. City. Sept. 22 - Westmar,president's? reception for freshmen, 3-5 p.m. . Sept. 21 - Gehlen-football, Canton Academy here. (Dad's Nfght).ii Sept, 22 - Wells' milk proces-f sing plant grand opening and open; house, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.'   

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