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   Oelwein Daily Register (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Oelwein, Iowa                             Smiling faces reflect Thanksgiving 1970 by Lee Bonorden Charley Brown thinks happiness is a warn puppy Good grief Charley Brown Havent you hoard of the Kringlen family in Oclwein On the corner of Eighth Ave and Third St SW live Henry and Calhryn Kringlen but thats not all Theyve got 14 children too And we cant forget Burney the dog This is a special family in deed but not just by numbers They would stand out at church just by the predominance of red heads in the family If these red heads have tempers to match the Kringlen roof might rise occa sionally Tomorrow when Thanksgiving Day 1970 is celebrated the Kring lens will have a celebration all their own The father will be home from his roofing work With school closed in observance of the holiday there will be plenty of female help for Mrs Kringlen in preparing the dinner for the family The boys will be asked to watch football or to play out side anything that will keep them out of their mothers way At 7 Jimmy is the youngest of the Kringlens Hes the one that smiles a Jot and who teases his sisters about their boyfriends When many people are looking forward to Thursday to watch football sleep or just eat a lot Jimmy knows what Thanksgiving Day is all about Thats the day we thank God the seven yearold proudly explains Fourth grader John Allen is more practical about Thursday this week Hes nine years old and doesnt like school so hell be happy at home and away from the classroom John Allens twin sister Jean Annette recalls a Pilgrim to be the first person at the first Thanksgiving She giggles a lot and can be expected to work at setting the Thanksgiving Day table at the Kringlens In school Lynn Louise an 11 yearold Kringlen made some tur keys and helped put up a bulletin board that read Lets Be Thank ful When asked what she was thankful for Lynn Lotiise listed President Nixon and my rted hair This may be the first popularity poll the president has won where his competition was hair Kalhy Kringlen is 12 and ex pects to have some friends over for Thanksgiving She would like to have lived at the lime of the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiv ing Day celebration Why It would be different she replied Donna Kringlen is another of the Kringlen Kids which may rival the Katzenjammer Kids in pop ularity if they would ever get in the funny papers Donna is a cooF young teenage woman She wears high leather boots and gran nytype glasses You can expect to find Donna lounging in her bed room and listening to Beatles mu sic tomorrow Shes in the midst of reading The Man of Property and on Thanksgiving Day this will take care of her Marsha teasingly called the Marshmallow by her family is more indifferent to Thanksgiving Day She claims she will remain in town with nothing in particular to do As far as this teenager Is concerned Thanksgiving Day is just another day off school and Marsha likes that Marshas twin sister Maureen is exactly Hf minutes older than her sister With the long weekend Maureen expects to earn some money by babysitting in Washburn at an older sisters place Darkhaired Nancy Kringlen is 16 and pretty This high school junior can remember a special I hanksgiving Day when the young sters went outside and climbed into an old barrel They would roll down a hill in the barrel haying a grand time Hut Dial was four years ago and things have been changed for Nancy This Thanks giving she is giving up barrel rides for a date with a fellow Thats quite a change Mr nd Mrs Kringlen have five children who do not live at home The oldest daughter is married and lives in Washburn Daughter Bar bara 22 has made her parents grandarents with a baby girl Another brother Mike works in Cedar Rapids and then there are Steve Sue and Tom One other son died in an accident Home for the parents of this happy brood was North Dakota until they moved to Iowa Cath ryn Kringlen herself is one of eight children Mrs Kringlen re calls a typical Thanksgiving Day to include cold weather and snow By sheer numbers Mrs Kringlens experience at babymaking and childrearing speaks for itself Prognosticating the weather seems to be an illadvised venture for HAPPY FACES AT TURKEY TIMEA typical TI The center of attention at the Henry nd Cathryn Kriglen residence In a sufferable minority for the girls to endure PkuTed above wSh Mrs chlldren Th Kringlens have 14 of them with five boy corner and Barney the do9 being held by John and Jean on of this veteran wife mother and homemaker She planned a family and gave birth to 15 children If she plans snow on Thanksgiving Heaven help us The Kringlens have had glad and sad Thanksgiving Days in their lifetime One sad one came when son Steve had a car accident and was in an Iowa City hospital The family visited him there on that special day in November They had something to be thankful for then Steve was alive Wednesday afternoon the kids will race home from school That night the family will shop for groceries in their station wagon Thursday morning Mrs Kringlen will wake the teenaged girls and preparations for Thanksgiving Day will begin Nancy will be baking a pie Lynn will peel potatoes Jean will set the table and Barney the dog will run around yapping at all the people in motion By midday the dinner will be ready and the family will set down to eat and give proper thanks for their blessings Its too bad that Charley Brown Lucy Linus and Snoopy couldnt drop by the Kringlcns tomorrow On Thanksgiving Day they would witness much noise and confusion in the household and they might discover a new definition for hap incss At 308 Eighth Ave SW happi ness is a house full of sweet smil ing Kringlen faces Even Barney the dog would agree to that MYSTERY 10424 tin VOL 19 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25 1970 TWO SECTIONS Per Copy lOc Oelwein Iowa 50662 The NEWS in a capsule 9 die in blaze no change in US war CHICAGO persons were killed and six were injured early Wednesday in a fire that swept a threestory apartment and restaurant building on the Near North Side of the dead were children Most of the damage estimated by fire officials at was confined to the top two floors of the building housing the Gate La Margarita and a few other shops on the basement level The restaurant and shops were closed for the night at the time the fire started The cause of the fire was not determined immediately WASHINGTON UP Defense Secretary Melvin R Laird says he will recommend strong counter measures for any North Vietna mese retaliation against captured US troops following the unsuc cessful US commando rescue at tempt v We are considering other ac tions to free the POWs Laird told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the first of several administration appearances on Capitol Hill Tuesday and today Lairds testimony before the Senate panel headed by antiwar critic J W Fulbright DArk was followed by his scheduled appear ance today at the House Foreign Affairs Committee which also had Secretary of State William P Rog ers set as a witness Laird told the Senate commit tee Tuesday that neither the res cue mission nor last weekends bombing raids into North Vietnam represent any change in US pol icy Laird said the Nixon administra tion will retaliate immediately if the North Vietnamese shoot down Bother unarmed US reconnais sance planes use the demilitarized zone for infiltration or shell South Vietnamese cities in viola tion of what he said was an under standing that accompanied the U S decision two years ago to halt bombing of North Vietnam The North Vietnamese deny this was the understanding I would recommend calling off the cessation of bombing should there be major violations of these understandings he added Republican committee members expressed pleasure with Lairds emphasis that the weekend ac tions were isolated events rath er than policy changes But Fulbright said he didnt see how the two moves would help the administrations announced policy of seeking to settle the conflict through negotiation He said the only ways to free US prisoners were to invade North Vietnam or negotiate a settlement Committee members fought un successfully to pin Laird down on the way the weekend actions would help bring peace in Viet nam 2 more casualties By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two more Iowa servicemen have been killed in action in Vietnam The Defense Department announced Tuesday that warrant officer Stanley D Struble son of Mr and Mrs Edward F Struble of rural Castana died in fighting He previously had been listed as missing in action Army Sgt Bruce Halbach 21 also has been killed His parents Mr and Mrs Ronald Halbach of Stacyvillc said Tuesday the Defense Department informed them their son died Nov 19 Mere shreds of detail available about dramatic raid to release US prisoners Survives plane crash OASIS Wi Stanley Goodman 51 of Des Moines was reported in good condition in University Hospitals in Iowa City Tuesday night following Ihe crash of his light plane near here in the atternoon uJhc aircrafta twopassenger Cessna 150 hit the top of a nignlinc utility pole and then landed upside down in a cornfield about a mile west of this Johnson County town The piane was destroyed Goodman managed to walk to a nearby farmhouse and was taken to the hospital He was treated for lacerations a broken arr and other injuries WASHINGTON The Penta gon Tuesday added only tantaliz ing shreds of detail to the prison raid at Son Tay opening fertile areas for speculation but leaving the chief questions unanswered For instance leaders of the commando force an Air Force brigadier and an Army colonel were both stationed at Elgin Air Force Base in Florida Was then the force raised and rehearsed in the states or say in the Canal Zone and taken as a unit to a staging area at the last moment for security purposes It was a rather elaborate op eration said Pentagon spokesman Jerry Friedheim There was metic ulous training and the training oc curred at several places Why isnt further detail provid ed The idea of assaulting a prison camp was disclosed by Defense Secretary Melvin R Laird While surprise is important isnt there room for detail on such things as the size of the camp and eyewit ness accounts from some of the men who took part in a raid that is now history There are some pretty severe security problems involving the men who wentin and the prison ers Laird answered It would compromise intelligence sources and the safety of those This much of the picture has been supplied by official accounts snd questioning in the last two days Army and Air Force volunteers report suggests a force of 40 sped in helicopters across the North Vietnamese delta to the compound at the Red River bank town of Son Tay 20 miles west of Hanoi The raid was a complete sur prise It was 2 am with only a quarter moon A chopper was pur posely crashlanded in the com pound to make sure the force got inside At least 30 missiles were fired at the helicopters There was some ground fire too Somehow a guard tower was destroyed The volunteers fired their weapons when they had to per haps killing some of the compound defenders One volunteer was nicked by an enemy rifle round The force was inside for less than an hour ripping open cells with chain saws cutting torches and lock snips finding crude con ditions but no Americans Be a sane driver DES MOINES WPublic Safety Commissioner Jack M Fulton has issued a plea for safe and sane driving by every iovan during the Thanksgiving holiday Fulton said 13 persons died in traffic accidents over the four day period last year Co Howard Miller chief of the Iowa Highway Patrol said yS mC Wi isSUC tickels the d Our men arc committed to arrest every violator he r New line for Maddox ATLANTA Ga Gov Lester Maddox is going to try his hand as a recording artist and says I hope to become the first exgovernor to sell a million records n3irH3 SaCl Tuesday his recordings will feature religious and KnUmbT With a musical background while he speaks the words and some with a singing group H r 0i ndcr statc aw could not succeed himself was Living costs UD again WWhilc living costs in October took the H lnSXmonUlS thc price report for this figurc in th ly that thc Preliminary report for Teachers reject boards offer INDEPENDENCE Special Teachers here rejectee thc offer of the Independence Board of Ed ucation by a vote of 100 lo 7 The 95 per cent rejection accom plished with 107 of a lolal of 125 teachers voting Independence instructors hart asked for a base salary Thc hoards offer was River stages DAVENPORT iff River stages Lansing 88 no change Dam No 9 152 fall 3 McGregor 78 fall 6 GuMenberg 63 fall lfl Dubuque fait 13 Cash Grain CHICAGO iB Wheat No 2 hard rctl 165Vin No 2 soft red 171 Vin Cnrn No 2 yellow 144Vn Oats No 2 extra heavy white 84n Soybeans No I yellow 2fMn School board switches nights The Ochvein Community Board of Education has decided to switch its meeting night back to Mondays The board met Tuesday evening at the office of Supt Arthur Sensor The board in a vote taken in September decided to meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month but because of several con flicts members agreed to return to the regular Monday sessions Meet ings will be held on the second and fourth Mondays of the month Members approved a guaranteed bid of 129 cents per sallon for propane ns for the Junior High from Northern Propane Co Oel wein Farm Bureau Service Co of fered a 1224 cents per gallon bid but would not guarantee the bid Ace Hardware entered the low id for lisht bulbs it S 107495 Const to Coast the onlv other bidder at The board adopted a resolution for reduced price school lunch policy U is designed by the fed eral and state governments Modi fications include new standards for reduced prices for needy chil dren The guidelines also dictate eligibilities for the program Board members reviewed n stu dent questionnaire concerning the operation of the lush school The 1iifsttons numbered 23 with re nurks attached for the listing of strengths and weaknesses of the school program The administration tlscv provided del ailed listing of expenses of the school bus fleet The expenses in clude gas oil and grease tires re pair parts labor and items such as fire extinguishers fusees seal belts physicals etc The figures did not include depreciation stor age insurance and drivers sal aries Depending on the size of the unit the size of the motor the buses operated at a low of 461 cents per mile vp to a maximum of 1113 cents per mile consider ing the expenses included above Stock Market NEW YORK ffl The stock market was in fine fettle today as it extended the advances of the four previous sessions At noon the Jones average of 30 industrials was ahead 315 points at 77588 Winning issues on Ihe New York Stock Exchange led losers by nearly 2 o 1 Registerland weather Increasing cloudiness with quite strong winds and mild tempera tures continuing Wednesday night lows opper 20s northwest to 30s southeast Cloudy chance cf snow northwest rain mixed with snow southeast and colder Thursday highs 30s northwest to tow 40s southeast Precipitation chances in per cent 10 Wednesday nicjht 40 on Thursday Caution cities towns on dumping DES MOINES Cities and towns on state owned lakes or rivers were cautioned by the Iowa Conservation Commission against dumping snow and accompanying litter from snow clearing opera tions on river or lake ice A number of communities use the ice as a handy disposal place for their street cleaning opera tions in the winter when the snow melts in the spring the lakes and rivers are left with a litter of cans bottles and other debris This can of course lead to pollu lion Roy Downing Superintendent Waters also pointed out that this was against the law Downing said under the code of Iowa the State Conservation Commission has been given the authority to en force litter laws on property un der its jurisdiction NO REGISTER THURSDAY The employes of the Daily Register will celebrate Thanksgiving Thursday There will be no Thursday edition Publica tion will resume Friday Nov 77 We wish you all a happy Thanks giving MYSTERY NUMBER TODAY Is Good For Number in upper left hand on page one of this Issue It your Mystery Number See If you find an MN numbtr In in ad In thlj exactly Ihe same it the number page one Eligibility for prlit li limited U subscribers of Ihe REGISTER prlvr to the time contest was announctrf A subscriber who has the corrtcl Mystery Number cannot Ihe paper lo another perion No or carrier their family may Bring your full paper to thc RRG1STER office no later than 10 am Friday If unclaimed is always Mondays Mystery Number was MN7G8D in Mikes ad Now check hack would ymi have won   

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