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Marion Sentinel And Linn County Farmer Newspaper Archive: September 22, 1960 - Page 1

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   Marion Sentinel And Linn County Farmer (Newspaper) - September 22, 1960, Marion, Iowa                                A NEWSPAPER WITH YOUNG IDEAS THE BOARD of directors of the Marion independent school district held a reor ganization meeting Monday night at the high The board was increased to seven members at last weeks The top picture shows John on the collecting the ballots after the board took its first The bbttom picture shows the oath being administered to the newly elected board members by Morris board secreta with his back to the members of the board include who was Lowell Gordon Harstead and Harold Other board members are Merrill John Andrea and Norman Smith was elected president and Andrea vicepresident at the reorganizational CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERED 4 ORDINANCES MONDAY Several ordinances were consid ered by the Marion city council at its special meeting Monday Among them rescuing property be tween 17th and 19th streets and 6thand 7th site of the old freight from light to heavy Attorney A representing Builders Mateial and presented the The coun cil gave its second and third read ings and passed redimix con crete plant will be located on the ordinance authorizing a slight increasein the natural gas rate paid by customers of the Iowa Illinois Gas and Electric This ordinance was giv en the second The in crease to about 11 cents a month for a heating ordinance rezoning the Bjornsen located north west of 10th street and Indian creek from Rl to R2 was given first Council man Vincent Hatt voted against accepting the first giv ing as his reason the need for quality housing in the which ie called for by The council discussed sanitary sewer problems in two areas of the street between 14th and 15th avenues and in the area of 4th and 5th streets and Cen Issue Permits For 5 Homes Building permits for five new homes were among those issued from the Marion city clerks of fice during the past They went to James building at 2465 1st estimated Russell building at 1875 Country club estimated Alma building at 393 9th estimated Jan building at 2710 and 2740 McGowan estimated costs of and Other permits issued include Ralph 1120 A ga estimated Ralph 943 18th re estimated Tonys 1340 D estimated Leon 2330 10th enclose estimated Lovina 1213 llth re estimated Raymond 1160 5th finish upper estimated Florence 500 13th estimated SPEAKS TO JHOUP Lawrence office of the department of the Navy Washing spoke on Trends in Accounting at a rncpting of the Cedar Rapids chap ter of the National Association of Aiiounliints Tuesday in the ShriiitimMonUcrfie hotel at Cedar tral Both situations were referred to the city for The extension of 3rd avenue east to 35th and connected was discussed by the Several bills were allowed by the for the Green engineering firm for done on contract in con nection with the joint Marion Cedar Ruiids sewer project to Thomas McGowan to cover over sizing of McGowan boilcvnrd and to the Blahnik Construction company for the first installment on con struction of the addition to the A resolution approving the for mal contract between the city and the Midland Construction com Enrollment Af Is 595 Children total of 595 pupils are enrolled in the Albur nett community schools this according to Superintendent Tjris total includes 140 in high schfejj junior high and 373 in are 190 grade students attending in Alburnett and186 There are 59 in 47 in 1st 55 in 57 in 59 in 48 in 5th and 49 in There are 42 7th graders and 36 8th The high school enrollment includes 43 36 31 jun iors and 30 pany covering paving program 2 was The engineer was instructed to prepare a plat and schedule of assessments for a storm sewer to be built in the area of the Fair lawn west of south llth ordinance apnrovlng the Building Officials Conference of America building code for Marion was given second Post Office Job Open at Marion The Marion post office has an nounced an examination for the position of A starting rate of pay is per annum with automatic yearly increases in pay plus excellent sick group insur retirement and other ben Applications are available for these positions at the post office in County Bond Sales Are 48 of Quota Sales of US savings bonds in Linn county during the first 8 months of this year have totaled according to a report from the treasury This amounts to 56 per cent of the countys quota for the Bond sales during August totaled The Marion Sentinel AND LINN COUNTY FARMER Volume 80 THE SENTtNEL September 1960 8 AREA REZONING DRAWS NUMBER OF PEOPLE TO COUNCIL MEETING Y Y Lists Fall Gym Schedule The Marion branch YMCA gym schedule for this fall has been announced by Paul exe cutive It is as follows Monday BoysGym Boys Gym 7th Boys Gym 8th Swim Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids 9th Boys Gym 9th Mens Gym HiY Clubs Mens Tuesday Girls Gym Girls Gym 7th Girls Gym 8th Girls Gym 9th Girls Cheerleading Class Womens Keep Trim YMCAChurch League Volleyball and basketball Wednesday Boys Gym HS Boys Gym 3 4 Boys Gym 5 6 Archery Club HiY Club Mens Gym Thursday Womens Keep Trim Volley ball Womens Badminton Baton Lessons Girls Gym 3 4 5 ftittr Baton Lessons Baton Lessons Ballet Beginners Ballet Men Volleyball Friday Men Club Men Club Boys Gym 9th Boys Gym 10th Boys Gym Family Night Saturday Boys Gym 8th Boys Gym 3 4 Boys Gym 5 6 Boys Gym 7th Boys Gym 9th Men Girls Gym 3 4 Girls Gym 5 6 Girls Gym 8 9 Boys 8 9 Boys Open A SHUFFLEBOARD tourna ment is now in progress on the court located in the ion city square The top pic ture shows three of the con They from the Floyd Mayor GeorgeBrewer arrd Sid The bottom picture shows Jack who as judge of the Photos by Kay Gee Camera Mart Granger and Molly Costello snent Tuesday at Richland with Whites sister Andrew Store Survey Set A survey of Marion retail mer chants will be made by the Re tail Merchants Bureau of the Chamber of Commerce to deter mine their views on adding store This was decided Tuesday morning at the Cafe at a meeting called by Donald Bal The majority of those attend ing the meeting opposed add ing any additional evening open such as At the present time Marion merchants stay open Friday eve chairman of the parking will include a survey in the letter asking mer chants views on parking parking out of the restricted zone and other Name Vice Chairman for Marion Cedar Rapids United Fund Drive Robert president of Souvenir Leul has been nprTxl camnafrn vicechairman of th 196061united Fund of Cedar Ranids and Yaw who has been nntv in TInited Fund since its incep tion in and in the Commun ity Chest prior to Hint on this years solicitations review a past president of tho Advertising Specialty National a vicepresident of the Lukes hospital and n member of the Chamber of Yaw also served as of the pattern gifts section In the United hos pital fund ViveChairman Yaw pointed out that the goal for this year represents an increase of over last years or approximately of Our United Fund participating agencies deserve the congratula tions of said be cause in the face of rising costs and increasing demands upon their they have assumed the initiative in holding the line on funds sought from the United Fund to less than a AUTHORS ARTICLE Maria is author of an entitled Art Develops Mental which appears in the September issue of School a publication for persons teaching Area Concerned At Intersection Ofi Blairs Ferry A crowd of about 25 Interested in various greet ed the Mnrion city council when its meeting started Monday The largest group of about n were interested in the application for rezoning of about three acres of land north east of the intersection of Blairs Ferry Road andMarlon boulevard The application was mnde by the Park Avenue Realty company and wns supported by the owners of the property George Robert and Paul as well us other On the olhor owners of properly adjacent to the us well as some living several feet appeared to object to the The Mnrion planning and zon ing commission had recommended that the piece of land be rezoned Cl with the added restriction that no drive in res taurant be located on the The realtv represented by Attorney Robert asked that the land be rezoned C2 commer without Zoning of land surrounding thn property rannes from R3 residential to 11 light After hearinir those for and a gainst the annlication and thor oughly dscussinir it amonpthem the council indicated they wanted more time to studv the Councilman Vincent speaking for the indicated that the council mifirht possibly go along witli the planning groups but there was no guarantee that this would hap The council did indicate that it would make a decision on the matter at the meeting next Mon Another irrnun of res idents of tin Fnlrlnwn drive area south 11 Hi asked the council to consider their of providing chil dren In the area a direct ac cess to the Starry Presently the youngsters have to make a lengthy detour to reach the The group asked that a sidewalk be constructed linking the area with the Mayor George Brewer told the deloeation that the city was re ceptive to the providing problems of financing could be worked The mayor told the group he would appoint a commit tee of councilman and residents of the area to work out a The delegation aopearcd to re ceive this idea PII Young spent the weekend at with his par and Name Chairman for LinnMar St Josephs School Sets Scheduled for November 5 Open House Elect School Directors Thompson and Max Bachman were elected to the Alburnett community schools board of education in the last running for a three year received 52 Ken neth Etzel received a write in vote for this running for a one year received 45 He was opposed by Marvin who received 8 Morris Neighbor was candidate for treasurer for both the short and long received 48 votes for the short term and50 votes for the long A total of 54 votes were cast in the Alburnett school ATTENDS Thorins seaman ap prentice son of and Robert McBride of 1430 serving the Arnold iFbnll attended the third an nual Pacific festival held in San 9 to THE MARION PISTON a flight held a competition last Sunday in Marion for model plane The picture above shows a group of the boys preparing one of the planes for The picture at the left shows one of the club Merlin operating his which can be seen at the top of the Photo by Kay Gee Camera Mart More than ten booths are be ing planned for tho Linn Mar fail sponsored hv Hie Music Staff club of the Marion rural independent Committee chairmen for the to be held 5 at the rural school are Christmas Don Dukck and Glen Morris Unsold Mur ray and Don Beck baked jams and Arling Hughes fresh pro Clarence Burns gift Larry and John Combellick white ele Davis fish Clifford Wilkins Thanks giving party Jack Jones Maurice Mitchell cards andgift George and pub Pete Floor chairman for the event is Walter Reorganize Board At Rural A reorganization meeting of the Marion Rural school board was held Monday Rudy Novak was named chair Board members Arling Leo Bauer and Nor val Box were The new Josephs at 1430 Mth will hold open house this Sunday from noon until five The public is The Ladies guild will serve a ham dinner and hold a bazaar in conjunction with the open Construction of the new addi tion began last January and wns ready for use with the beginning of the fall school It in cludes a multipurpose room cap able of seating over 600 in addition to its many other will serve as a It also in cludes eight large and The original school of classrooms was opened in 1955 with an enrollment of The present enrollment has reached approximately The school will be officially blessed and dedicated by Arch bishop Binx of Dubuque on Octo ber Name Judges For Rapids Art Show The Cedar Rapids Art associa tion has announced thnt judges have boon named for their biiuv minl Iowa art The judges are Frank Seiber head of the department of art at the State University of Iowa Paul professor of State Teachers colcgi1 and George art Des MoimS Reg ister Jane Warner is a patient at Lukes hospital where she is re ceiving treatment for and Thomas of Jowa Citv snent the weekend with their son and his and Al Willinm   

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