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   Atllas of Pocahontas county Iowa (Newspaper) - December 11, 1969, Pocahontas, Iowa                                 im lis^ss:— .  ..ä-.t:.  - t  bldg/  '-niiKj, lüv/A, 50310  IT _JL  pr  A-  Record-Democrat  Official County  IXXXV!  Pocahontas County's Home Paper  POCAHONTAS, IOWA. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1969  V '  Official Cit^  16 Pages this Issue  NUMBER 44  The Quip of The Week  r(i)l)U' who wait lor tlicir sliip to Wime in usually fimi it iv lianLship.  Weathèr...  Hi  iXH-onibor 3----48  lX^cnil)or 1----35  r>t^conibcr 5----33  December 6 .... 32  Decomber 7----32  l>cccmber 8____28  December 9____29  •Dec. 6 IVj" snow - Dcc. 7, 5Vj" OhscrvLT. Robert Ahlrich.s  Lo Proo.  25 12 23  28 ».13 15 ».M 15 10  Auction Saigs  Furniture Auction /Ml of the Annn Mario Hnl>-bon hou.ielwia Horns will 1» sold nt auction Kil., Dec. 12, nt 1:00 p.m. at the hoiLse one block oa.st of the Pnlnier State Bank. Bob WiiK^rden and L,. F. Wes-.scls are the auctione<'rs. An ad appears In this week's Record-Democrat.  Household Auction A hoti-whold atiction to .settle tlic estate of J. R. (Raj-) Jdin-Kon will be held on the property located 1 block south of the oa.-st main busincw -street In Pomcroy Sat., Dec. 13, nt 1:00 p.m. Bob Winegnrden and Jay Arnold are the auctioneers. An ad appears in this week's Ri«cord-Dcmocrat.  CottlnQtmi Auction Garth CSottingt«» -will hold a farm auction on the fann 3 niOcs north and 7 west of Molr lard, 5 south and 1 cast of Ayrshire, 1 south and 4 west Cui> lew or 9 north and 1 east of Laurens Mot.. Dcc. 15. at 12:30. A listing altars (^«vhero in this issue. Jim Hitrvey and Jay AriKdd are the aui^tioneers.  Jones Farm Auction CUÍfoid Jones wUl hold a complete closing out farm salo 3 miles east and ajutli of Plover or 1% north of Rolfe or 7 miles cast and 'i mile north of Havelock Tue.-;., Dec. 16, at 1:00 p.m. Jay Anwld and Bob Winegarden are the auctioneers. A UÄng appears elsewhere in this issue.  BcTBStrom Farm Sale Francis Bcrgstrom will hold a closing out tarm sale Thürs,, Dec, 18, at tíKí farm 4% miles cast rf Mallard or 8 miles SW oí WesfScaJd or 4 miles north and 2 cast rf Plover. Jay Am-oia and Jim Harvey are the auctioneers. An ad aKicars In this issue of the Record-Democrat  Area Housing Short Course Iii January  Do ym intend to biiild or remodel? Carefiú planning Is a must. A three day short course is scheduled for January 7, 14. and 2L This is Üie last series to be presented in the Ft Dodge E-Ktenslon area. Registration is ji.OO a coigáe wWd» covers liandout materials, crffee, etc. Registration Is dt» in ti»e Pocahontas Oounty Extension office lÄfore December 30. Call 2316. TTio hours each, day are 9:30 a,m. to 3:00 p.m. Enrolkcs may bring a sack lunch or eat at a restaurant .  The January 7th meeting wlu be heW in the R.E.C buHdlng In Jefierscm. The 14th and 21st meetings wiU be held in the Hdme State Bank in JeSetsm-Naomi Shank, extension ivous-{ng specialist and Fired Roth, extension engineer, will conduct (he program whldi includes:  Jan. 7, Housing you can afford; coMdlnatic« of house and site; living areas; a discussion of three pSms avaOable tt> piós-pective h(Kne builders.  Jan. 14, House Foundatíons; storage, year rowsl comfort; utilities, flooring, éom, «to-dows; plaster or dry waD.  Jan. 21. A pand ot ^tooal tradesmen, sinj^ers. buHders, etc.; olso Ä tour ot a home un-¿er consttuctton, a new ham«. __In iwmadded OB*.  M®¥ies and Treats for ChiMrei Dyring Santa's Visit Satirday  j Grades Christmas Cenfentiial Program Dec. 17  A CJiristma.s program by, grades kindergarten through ^GCQIfll^gf T^  Draftee  Coins Go on Sole  PICTURED are soloists for Handel's "Messiah," which will be presented as a joint project of Pocahontas Community and Pocahontas Catholic Schools, The musical will be held December .16 at 8:00 p.m. in the Community School auditorium. In the back row, left to right are Brian Johnson^ Mary Greth n, Chuck Turner, Cindy Nedved and Dave Steams. In the front row are Ruth Erickson and Dolores Peterson, Mary Grethen and Cindy Nedved are students at PC and the other students are from Pocahontas Com-munitv. (R-D ohoto)  Handel's '^Messiah' Project of Two  I  A Quiatmas program, Handr' _ ^  el's "Messlnlj," \viU be the joint JayCeCS SpOnSOr project of Pocahontas Catholic . ' i rv x j and Pocahontas CSommunity Annual UUtlfOOr Schools Tuesday, December 16,: t • r^ j. i.  8:00 D.m.. in the Cbmmunitv -LuiTnunir l^ntCSt  School auditorium. The public is invited to attend.  The chorus from cach school will combine, to sing the traditional Messiah choruses and solos, plus a few familiar Christmas carols, such as "Joy to the World" and Birthday of a King." Directors of the choruscs are Sister Joyce Brogin, Pocahontas Catholic, and Mr. Gary Koellimr. Pocahontas Community.  The Pocahontas Community band, directed by Gary Currie, will begin the pn^gram with the selections, "La Fete Do Noel," "Greensleeves," and the "Overture" to the Messiah itself. In addition, the brass choir will accompany three of the choral numbers.  Soloists for the program were chosen fiom the two schook by audition. Mr. Veryl Kroon, Pocahontas Community art teacher, has created several enlarged paintings vrtiich will serve as stage settings.  A "first" in the history of PocalKintas, this will be a program of variety and beauty. The prepaiatl(His for it have been a sthnulating and «diallenging experience for both students and directors,' acccading to the  The Pocahontas Jaycees arc I again sponsoring a Christmas outdoor lighting contest. Cash prize.s of $10, first, and $5, -sccond, will be awarded in each of two categories, religious and festive.  Residents in the rural area, as well as in the city, are eligible for thi? contest, according to the Jaycees. Entry fee is one dollar and entrance deadline is Saturday, December 20,  Winners will be annoimced December 24.  Hospital Council Elects Officers  The IXstrict Hospital Council tnet at the Orange CJty Municipal Hospital recently. Election of dfficers was held and, Mr. Robert Joens, administrator of Osce<^ Community Hospital in Sibley, was elected president for the 1970 year.  In addition to Mr. Joens officers elected for 1970 were for vice-president, Mrs. Hden Van Gelder, administrator of the Orange Qty Municipal Hospital, Orange City, and secr^ary-treasurer. Mr. Jim Shipley, administrator of Focahimtas Com-TOiintfv TTomituI In BocnhontBB.  eight will be presented Wedhes day, December 17, at 9:00 a.'m. in the Pocahontas Community School gymna.sium. It is open to the public and everyone is urged to attend.  Miss Kay McGill and Gary ICoeUing of the Community School music department arc the directors.  Recognize Two for Service in Cancer Society  George Buckwalter of Laurens was recently awarded a 20-year certificate of service to the American Cancer Society at a meeting in Des Moines. This was the only 20^year award given in the state this year. Mrs. j Deltxirt Johnson of Pocahontas , received a five-year certificate at the state meeting. Mrs. John-I son has served as co-chairman of the "cancer crusade in Pocahontas County for; the past five years.  ___ ________ Mr. Buckwalter and Mrs.  ____i' Johnson wen? recognized at a  1 board meeting ot the American "Bowls Hifirh Game. rC^'«»'^ society December 3 a1  a luncheon at the Chow House. Foiu^een members were in attendance and Mrs. Jaclc Bouma of Pocahontas conducted the business meeting.  Mrs. Robert A-shman has beer named crusade chairman for the town of Pocahontas this year and Mrs. John Hodges is the Laurens chairman. Oxair-man for the Pocahontas business ll^nntiniied an back Daeei  Is loint Local Schools  Centennial commemorative coins will go on sale at loca ijanks Friday, Decemijer 12, a( 9:00 a.m., according to centennial cochairmcn, Gary Bunu and Leo Pattec.  Coins will have a value of fifty cents in trade at local business establishments. They are wrapped in ten dollar rolls and in each roll there is one coin stamped "First Issue."  The coins are redeemable for value at the local banks through June 15. 1970. It is anticipated that many coins will be saved as souvenirs of the centermial.  There are $KOO worth of coins, or 5,000 coins, of which Richard Michael Broich ol $250 are "First Issue" coins. New Ulm, Minn., formerly ol  Pocahontas, was the Pocahon GRASS FIRE . County lone draftee for De  ! comber. He left Mondaj' foi Pocahontas Volunteer F^re- basic training at Fort Lewis men vwre called to extinguish Wash. Richard is the son of Mr a grass fire along the railroad and Mrs. Walter Broich of Nev tracks Wednesday, Dec. 3, about Ulm, formerly of Pocahontas 1:00 p.m. I (R-D nhoto)  I Jyiige Syspends Shimoii's Seilten®®, Assesses $1000fine  Jon Shimqn, 19, of Rolfe wa; sentenced to eight years in the Men's Reformatory at Ana-mosa Monday for a term not td exceed eight years and the sentence was tiicn susperided during good behavior and the  defendant was committed to the --------  Bureau of Adult Cbrrection Ser-' ^ vices (formerly the state board of parole).  It was recommended by th< court that the Bureau refrair frorrt transferring the defendant to any other state through thf  farilitiec r»f <hi» Tnfor-cfnt-a  bond until sentencing Monda; by District Judge Murray S Undenvood of Spencer.  Charges against Sliimon wen filed following the deaths ol David Harter, 15, and Danie  .Tans5»»n IG hoth nf Palmer  Postmaster Mayo Urges Early MailiiiE of Cards  Hie Pocahontas post office will be open from.8HX> a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays ai^ from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (m Saturdays during this CSiristmas season, announces Postmaster Charles Mayo. There will not be vdndotv service aa any Satmv day afternoon.  Postmaster Mayo inrges everywie to mail Christmas greetings this week. "The  focaiKmras posi onice now serves about S600 people," Mr. Mayo said, and the postal employees have an Immense Job "t holiday time..  He asked the iniblic to cooperate by shopping early, mailing eariy,,and usiijg zip codes. "If mall mm during Christmas card wedc, De<»mber 8 to 13, we can pttvait a last minutié ^ In ^ niaQs." be -Med. — Hmxo la no 5 cent» »£e ft* «w va  MAvJIa M.1M «ÉMm AH * ffrw MIÌL  Christmas cards require 6 cente. If they are sealed or have writing in them, they require 6 cents per ounce. If they are unsealed and have no writing In them, the cost is 6 cents for the first two outjces.  Special Ed Classes Prop^ Dec. 14  The s|)eclal education classes oi Focahcmtas Oounty win pro-sent a Christmas iMOgram Sm»-dsb'. Dec. 14, at 2:00 p.in. in the Focahoitas Community SdKxji gymnasium. Santa will be tiiere with treats for the diildnm. Coffee and cookics will be served after the ptogtsun. Eveiyone la welcome.  ■ilie North Central R^iaUUta-tico Ofeoter <A Tatt Dodge Wfll  Kmi»^ «MHMwnlMa» AM ib«ut  Ebia (Mrs. Edward) KenI rolled the highest single game of tl» season for the lady bowlers, throwing a 262 game Tuesday, Dec. 2, during the Hit and Miss league action.  Mrs. Kent, who bwvls for Bert Hanson Realtors, had games of 154 and 126 to go with her 262, for a ttree game series of 542. It was her second 540 plus series in a row, because the previous week she-bawled games of 212. 181 and 153 for a 546 series.  Mrs. Kent counts the 262 game as her career high. She carries a i41 average in the Hit and WQss league, tiie only league she bowls in. 9ie has been bowling for: 20 years and has carried as hi^ as a 145 average in league play.  Mr. Kent is tiie Pocahontas aty aerk.  Northwestern Bell Advises Fs^ihilies on Vietnam Calls  Families wlio have relatives stationed In Vietnam are advised by Nfflrthwestem Bell Manager H. C. McCunn to plan ahead if they wish to talk with them dtnring tho holiday season.  "In most instances it is easier for a serviceman to call IwMne than for his family to try reaching him In Vletmm. That is wby sendcemen oro encouraged to nc^ tfaelr families in advance if th^ eaqpeot to tele-I>hoM bome, partictdaily around ttie holidays," MeCunn said. "The heavy coooentxatlon  of M> nuor ttotHM in ft nnall  Hunters Bag Three Deer  Area hvmters: had a good _______________________  several days hunting when they pact. Until arrangements car went to the Mt Pleasant vicin- j be made by thé Bureau, for the ity for deer and brought home ^ defendant's employmwit and he auree. They left FYjday and re-1 has signed the necessary proba-tumed home Monday. j tion papers, he is to remain ir  Men in the party were Rich- Pocahontas County. He was ard Mefferd of Gilmore C5ty, further ordered to pay a fine oi Norman^ Welander of Pome- S1.000 and court costs, roy,'Phillip Carlson, and Fred Shimon was found guilty ol Frevert and sons, Allen and manslaughter in district court in Bruce, of Pocahontas. November and was released wi  Two Kill Deer Out of Season  Some school students in tlii; area will be having venison fbi their noon lunches, according f< a report from conservation of ficers in the vicinity.  Loo Oiristensen of We^ B«id and Larry Tolan of Fonda shol deer out of season, according tc authorities, and each were fined 5100 and costs. The meat, which was already in, their deep freezes, was confiscated  aruY tiii-TiAil /v.ro*. ir^  T)if North Polc'.s di.stinguJ.sl>-cd citizen, Jolly OIo St Nick, will spend Saturday in Pocahontas, according to word recciv-I ; ed tJirough Chamber of Com-I j mcrco officials. He will be «1 I ; hand all day to greet all tho I ; kiddies of the area and to prc-I ; side ovc r the free kitldics* I : movio at the Rialto Theater. I i He will hand out sacks of ] i treats inimodiately following I ! movies which £ire scheduled at i 10:00 a.m. ar.d''^:00 p.m. The : carti»n carnival i.<; especially designed for the younger sef" : and is limited to children ot eighth grado age or younger. I i Both fiJ'.T!s will Ijc identical araj treats will be handed out fol-: lowing both shoivs. / ■  I Uacal retail stores will be J. open this Friday evening, tlwn J beginning next Thursday, Dec. _: 18, will remain open every even-] i ing through Saturday, Dec. 20, J.' until nine o'clock. They will be open Monday, Dcc. 22, and ' Tues., Dec. 23, until 9:00 p.m. ^ and will close Wednesday, Dee. ' , 24, at 4:00 p.m. They \vill also ' i close at 4:00 p.m. December a . i and will be closed, of course, ; on Christmas and New Years Day.  I Four Juveniles j Steal Items [¡Valued at $mOO  ' Four Pocahontas County Juve-? niles, ages 16 and 17, were ap-f prehended December 3 and 4 by 1 the county slieriff's department , for stealing merchandise from I business places in Pocahmitas ' and in other county towns. The ! thefts have ijeen occurring since i the summer months. They haw? : been turned over to the local juvenile probation officer.  Their loot, some of which is pictured below, was valued at I SIOOO and has been recovered from the homes of tiie four youths. Some had been resold and tliis, too, was recovered. Tools valued at $200 had been returned to owners before this picture was ta&en.  This case has not cleared up all of the recent thefts oi this kind, according to authorities, ' and other possibilities are still under investipation- (R-D rihntnV  ! Pl..  f f'.   

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