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   Pocahontas Democrat  (Newspaper) - February 26, 1970, Pocahontas, Iowa                                 TP  1 ' Ì ]  Ì1  in  _JL  ®  Rfecord-Democrat  Official County  Pocahontas County's Home Paper  Official Citv  LXXXVil  POCAHONTAS, IOWA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, Ì970  16 Pages this Issue  NUMBER 3  MARCH  w  i ^ 3 4  S ^  m M m iâ  n 23. 24 m M 31  5-  12 ±9  m  F (h  f  45 lé  m u  mm  Cooperative Votes To Proceed With Bálding/Proeram  A special membership meeting of the Farmers Cooperative Co. was held in Pocahontas Monday afternoon. It was called to order by the chairmi^i of the board, George Pirie. Purpose of the meeting was to decide on a building program for the Cooperative.  General Manager Harold  !Cfi<infii»c f>vnl«inpH fr> the  membership about the building program planned by the board of directors, the possibility of building a working type annex,! concrete elevator. The building will be erected on the railroad property adjoining the present elevator building on the westi side. I  Thf» T^rrkorravn rp-1  cognizes the iúgh cost of building and the iiigh interest rate, but present facilities are inadequate, it was explained, and the dryer capacity is low. A new type dryer would do a much better job of dust control, according to officials.  Following a discussion period, the Cooperative members voted to proceed with the building program as presented.  The board of directors plan to meet with contractors and make the final decision on the type of construction and the fpasibilitv of the olan.  •^■"E Y0WMG ««il «Ile«» the quota of diàlltwi month «f  - im^ l«ft ftiMda/ far basic trainlna «t Fflrt l-ew«%. WMh. fiif^i fìN^ Mr. and Mm ila^ WillUiv)« «f PocMOwniwi M •"am «r Palmer; Jeny Fihrinft eoo of Mr. aivf Mm, Nartert Fehr-» «»-fMahMlw; Jan Deacon, ton o€ Mr. aod Mi* Jelm Oeaoan of  --„,y YMtM «f UwrM» Hlflhèat lB|ltoy  OMÈm, dMt dtorlt. ÌMM aàtM  Observe World Day of Prayer Here March 6  The annual World Day of Prayer service is scheduled for Friday, March 6. Here in Pocahontas, the church women invite everyone to join in this worldwide observance at the United Methodist Church at 9:30_a^.yA "coffee" fellow-' ship wDWfoUow the service. This year's theme, "Take Courage," will be celebrated in 25,000 communities on six cpntinents.  World Day of Prayer provides an occasion for participation in a nationwide offering committed to helping others "take courage." This year's emphases are: new religious educational materials for Latin Americans and Spanish-speaking families in this coun-tiy; support of a Secretary for Women's Work of the Near East Christian Council; the dispossessed Sp^ish migrant and Indian American commur-ities. These are part of an Intercontinental Mission, a fund through which Church Womsn United -expresses its concern for others in concrete terms including grants for Christian literature on six continents aj'd grants to Christian colleges in Asia and Africa.  ^herbicides'' Topic for March 4 Adult Parmer Oass  A represeidiittve from F^co win present , tbe progrannu on "Herbicide«" at the «du» isrm-er dasB meettng Wedneiday, Maixsfa 4, at 7:30 pt-m. ^^lundi wfO alK> be fanifdwd l8ifl|yco.  35» frogram w«  ta^ mM «■■ I II«  Business Firms Vote Thursday Night Opening, Begin March 5  Histories Please!  A few weeks ago letters were mailed to organizations In Pocahontas requesting histories of the organizations for the centennial Issue of the Record-Democrat Many of the groups have responded with interesting articles, many others have indicated that these articles will be forthcoming, but many others have made no response at all.  These histories are urgently needed at the Record-Democrat, and every group is asked to submit this information as soon as possible.  Likewise, the request for pictures of early Pocahontas did not bring the response that we had hoped. Please bring any photos of early landmarks or activities to Oils office, and they will be returned to the lender.  Livestock Feeders Association Will Hold Banquet  The Pocahontas County Live stòck Feeders Association will hold its annual membership ban, quet Mcmday night, March 2, aeboitdng to President Roberl Ehibbert of Laurens. The ba» quet will begin at 6:30 p.m. al St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas.  Featured speaker for the program Will be Mr. Stan Schoiler-man of the Peterson Sheep and Cattle Compai^ at Spencer. He will discuss trends in the livestock industry and Cattle-Fax, a computerized reporting system available to cattle feeders.  Darrell Clark, county extension idirector, will also show slides and discuss the carcass show sponsored last summer b> Feeders Association.  Dubbcrt urged all memberf and prospective members tc attend this meeting. Tickets may be obtained from the fol lowing board" members: Fran! Marchant, Gilmore City; El Gerber, Wes.t Bend; WiUiare Boyswi, Havelock; Eldon Peterson, Palmer; Eldon Ham, Rolfe; Richard Lund, Laurens; Del bert Wenell, Laurens; Russel Jordan, Rolfe; Joe Bruch Fonda; Wendell Christensen Curlew; and Kenneth Oirist offers, Pocahontas.  V.F.W. MEETS MONDAY  Tlw Veterans of Foreign Wars Po8tM512 WÜ1 meet Monday evening, March 2, at 8:00 p.m., in SS. Peter and Paul's Hall.  The Quip of The Week  With the zip code, any lettei posted before noon is idelivered the following maming—give oi taJie a few weeks.  Aiirtinn ^aIpc  Schoon Public Auction  Ernest Schoon will hold a public auction of farm maciiin-ery Tuesday, March 3, at 1:0C p.m. at the farm 2V4 miles north of Pabner or 3 miles east and 4'/i south of Pocahontas. Bofc Winegarden and Jay Arnold are the auctioneers. A complete list ing appears in this issue of the Record-Drtnocrat  Wagn«r Farm Sale Ed Wagner will hoid a dosing out iBrm sale on the fartn 9i4 miles north ot Fooda, 9% miles aoitth ot Laurros or 9 mites wm and south ot PocaiK» ta«~QQ Thuraday, March a< l^Am. WioeganleD and Ham-  —"-nee» A  <_ III, .«rf  POCAHONTAS RURAL ELECTRIC Cooperative's president (left), Lloyd Simonson, Emmetsburg, is shown presenting a gold-plated piaque to James E. DeWoif, Gilmore City, In recognition of 25 years as a director of the Cooperative. The presentation tool< place at the monthly meeting of the Board of Directors Wednesday, February 18.  Mr. DeWolf was elected a director in February, 1945. He has served as president and treasurer of the Cooperative. Mr. and Mrs. DoWoif live on a farm three miles south and one mile east of Roife.  The Cooperative, organized in January 1937, energized Its first electric lines on March 18, 1938. It now provides electric service to approximately 2,750 consumers and operates 1,270 milRs of electric lines in its transmission system in PocahontaR and Pain Altn Cniintios  Cub Scouts Meet Monday  A Cub Scout meeting will Ix held at 7:00 p.m. Monday evening in tlie United Presbyteriar Church. Those concerned an asked to note the change ol meeting place.  A training session for Cut Scout leaders and den mothers will be held Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Congrega tional Church at Algona.  Elect Shipley Horn A Tii rp V P  I Centennial Bumper I Stickers on Sale  ' I Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts wil •! cnnvass the city of Pocahontai ' March 9 for the sale of centen  ■ rial welcome kits. The kits in i elude a bumper sticker, wel  I come sign and centennial pin [ I The stickers are now avail ' I able from Leroy Klocko at th<  ■ Western Auto Store.  Money which has been col lected for peddler's permit: should be turned in to Mr Klocko as soon as possible, h<  nrfTi'il  The p.cw slate of officers for 1970 for the lakes area Home Care board of directors includei Jatnes Shipley of Pocahontas administrator at Pocahontas, Community Hospital, as vice president. Virginia IJarringer ol Emmetsljurg is president, Bar bara Thiede of Storm Lake, sec. and Mrs. T. R. Fideler of Spencer, troas.  This board represents a nonprofit organization which train; and places homemaker healti  Plan Annual Birthday Party  All members of the America! ] legion and their, wives and th( I Legion Auxiliary and their bus bands arc invited to attend the organization's annual birthdaj party March 3 at 8:00 p.m. ir the Legion building.  No reservations are necessary according to the committee There is plenty of room anc  i>\/r»rvnno it; nr<yr>d tf» attMlH  I Pocahontas business firms in-vclvcd ii! staying open nights have voted by a near 3-1 margin to stay open cn Thursday nigiits-, '■athcr than Friday nights as in i the past.  Tlie new Thursday night openr-in?; will go into effcct Thursday, March 5, with stores remaining rpcn until 9:00 p.m. for custtv mr-r shopping convenience.  Pocaho-^.tas Chamber of Ccftn-mcrcc officinLs, in making the nnrounccment, explained tiiat tiie main reaso", for the switch I i'i becausc of the many school nativities that fall on Friday nifrlits involvirt? parents and teachers, a.s well as students.  I" the past, tlioflo involved ir Friday night Fchool functions '•T" iiraM'" tc have a night to shop. lit is thought that the move to Tliurs^day nigJit will oiiablc- cvcrj'""o to chop and till ruppnrt the school activi^  M(;;t Pocahontas stores have not been op"n p" any right dur-I ing January and February, the months noted for inclement wea-thci'.  Another poll ef Pocahontas liusinoss firms .'^hcwed that a near majority favor closing Veterans Day.  Five Will Attend Science Symposium^ --t Icwa City  Larry A. Braby, science instructor at Pocahontas Community School, and fo\n- students, Richard McCartan, De-Icre? Peterson, Keith Olson and I.ernard Olson, have been selected tc attend the Iowa Sod-nnce. Engineering and Humanities Symposium on the University rf Iowa campus at Iowa aty March 19, 20 and 21.  Each student will be given the c^portunity to visit two research laboratories of their choice. Small groups will meet, with research scientists in their-offices and discuss careers andl  n cr>loi>fi»H iiriinc  Weather  Hi  February 18____40  February 19____19  February 20____30  February 21____48  February 22____43  February 23____45  TTohrimm/ 94 "ÍQ  Lo Prec.  10  -3 T -A 22 27 23  0«T   

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