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Treynor Record Newspaper Archive: September 25, 1975 - Page 1

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   Treynor Record, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1975, Treynor, Iowa                                I Record tHH Volume 1 Mills Iowa 51551 1 975 40 Keg Creek Rangers Present Fair Proceeds RON treasurer of the Keg Creek Rangers 4H presents a check for to Gary treasurer of the Fair The money represents a part of the profits the 4H club earned at their pop stand on the fair grounds during the Another remains in the clubs and members have not yet de cided where it will be Several ideas have been The pop was delivered each day by the bottling company but the 600 of ice required was picked up each morning by the club at Two cooling tanks were provided by Arlon Bertelsen of Members and leaders provid ed all the Five hundred and fifteen cases cans of pop were consumed by fair The pop was sold for 25 cents a a nickel under most When the club voted to have the pop they also agreed to pay for any they themselves with the agreement with the leaders that there would be a treat in store for all A Pizza party was held at Pizza King that cost them of the Damage to the hay rack they used due to mud and rain cost the club for Treasurer Gary Woods said the donation would be used to help pay for the improvements at the fair 40 Years Ago Tiarks The contract for graveling of the new grade north of town has been but just when the work of spreading the gravel will be started is not and Gronstal and sons and Hoff returned home Friday evening from Minnesota where they spent a week In spite of the absence of three regulars the Quick baseball team closed its season Sunday with a 54 victory over the Treynor town The Quick boys took the lead in the first inning and led throughout the John Kathmann is driving a new Ford purchased the first of the week from the local Ford the Bryant Motor The Club was entertained by Julius Grote Thursday Present were Mesdames Charles Percy Ross Ed Orville Carl Bebensee and Earl Visitors were Johnson of and Miss Maxine met Tuesday evening at the home of Louie Baumann was called to Los by the sudden death of her sisters George She expects to be gone two For Bicentennial Senior Award Bicentennial a nationwide scholarship program for high school seniors who will graduate with the class of is being launched this month by the National of Secondary School One national winner will receive a scholarship and 102 state winners will receive grants under the Winners will be selected first then on a statewide Two graduating seniors will be chosen in each state and the District of Each of the 102 winners will also receive an allexpense paid trip to from January 16 through the 19 to attend seminars and hear noted speakers discuss educational and social issues facing this country The national winner will be selected during the Williamsburg Students taking part in the Bicenten nial Seniors competition must demon strate an understanding of Americas past and possible directions for the future and an involvement in the social and community issues faced by America Competition will include the preparation of a minutelong television script to be patterned after the CBS television networks 200 years ago today Bicenten nial commentary discussing the significance of the minute today and the lessons it contains for the and a current events examination emphasizing issues and events from the past The Hardin Work and Will 4H Club entertained members of the Garner Happy Home Creek Keg Creek Jolly Lewis Loyal Rockford Boosters and the assis tant leaders and committee in the Corn Room at the Chieftain Saturday Special guests were Miss Wyonna Hays and the State Champion 4H canning demonstration Betty Dool and Mary Jane King from East and Miss Louise Home Demonstra tion Reports of the state fair by Gertrude Messersmith and Mary Louise Wells of the champion 4H demonstration The Dionne Quints were believed to be well on the way to recovery from intestinal toxemia which attacked the 112 day old sisters and caused fears they would not The bridge club met at the home of Ingram Friday Steele and Paul Hoff won high and low The heaviest rainfall of the season came Tuesday night when about one and one half inch of rain fell in this section of the state and other parts of the state reporting as much as three Form Bureau Women Plan Nebraska City Tour The West Pottawattamie County Farm Bureau Womens committee has made plans for their annual tour to be when they will be going to Nebraska City and In Nebraska the tour includes a visit to Arbor Lodge State park and a stop at the SteinHart Period House of The noon meal will be at the SteinHart Lodge restaurant where a buffet will be served and ladies can select their own The afternoon will be spent in Brown ville where a two hour tour of shops and home will be There will be no boat Reservations for the tour must be in by 27 either at the Farm Bureau or call Geri Nelson at The committee would like for everyone who has a Proud to Be a Farmers Wife to be sure to wear There will be some available that day for those who havent already received a There will be two meeting one at 8 at Rodenburg Skelly just off 180 at Underwood and at at the Pancake Village at 180 and Madison Avenue Plan now to take the day off and join the Invite your friends to join the Heart Walkathon Will BeOctober4th The Pottawattamie Heart Association has planned a WalkAThon in Council October Several hundred young people will be securing sponsors who will pay so much for each mile the Walker The theme for the WalkAThon is Walk for Heart Health and will begin and end at Roberts in Council Michelee Chairperson for the says that registration for all Walkers will be at the park beginning at with the Walk to start promptly at 9 Grand prizes will be awarded to the top three dollar First prize is a 10speed second a black and white and third a All Walkers will receive certificates for their A traveling trophy will be presented to the school with the highest percentage of Food and soft drinks will be served to all participants at the conclusion of the Since safety is of the utmost sheriff and National Guard personnel will be on hand throughout the and first aid will also be Radio communications will be maintained throughout the All proceeds from this event will go to the Pottawattamie Heart It is hoped that this will become an annual event in Council Surveying the Treynor Scene by Em Krohn These past cool evenings can quickly conjour up thought of long winter a warm a good book and a tub of hot buttered sensibly salted to make it fingerlicking It was thoughts concentrated on the latter that kept me going down the rows in the popcorn husking For the harvest was not easy Ears to the ground in the wind flattened the picking was a back bending In subtle encouragement dad suggested the toetouch routine was good for the I needed that and he added the bit about remember the good old days when all the corn was picked by Assuring him Id leave Elmer Carlsons record I also assured him that I would not willingly volunteer to hand pick our problem plots of pitifully flattened crops this But as I moved on down the rows and got into the rhythm exercise was great the autumn air was refreshing Strange Rumblings From Above by John Scherle Although this may or may not have an impact on our immediate I feel like adding my call for greater jail security to the already gigantic The incident I am referring of is the most recent jailbreak of the two AfroAmericans from the Bluffs Now I am as confused as anybody when it comes to the jail situation in Pottawat tamie Is there a jail Are the prisoners still transferred to other counties Is there a Bluffs jail If there can it hold anyone for more than two hours The of are pertinent only in view of our close proximity to Bluffs and those With the distance only twelve their problems become our problems when it comes to the safety of the In the first Mackie Smothers and Leonard Coleman are not exactly the type youd like your daughter to elope more reasons than I hope no slick defense lawyer will use this as a reason to get them off because of prejudicial press but I dont claim to judge their innocence or And the facts are jail escape two of them And since Pottawattamie County was the chosen one to receive the honor of their crime why shouldnt we be con cerned about whether criminals will remain jailed once they are apprehended The juries will ultimately decide the fate of those held in connection with crimes and the arrest of a person does not always mean they are automatically But when a persons previous record and activities prove that he or she is prone to escape when then additional measures should be taken to make sure that person will appear before the and not pointed take off in selfap the Freedom Train finally arrived in and apparently not without some I had just passed the last Omaha exit when I heard on the radio that the Train would be arriving any second at Union I was really and almost decided to go join in the crowd assembled to welcome the Iron But when I heard the Train would be pulled into Omaha by a diesel some of the attraction left The thought of seeing a good old steam engine actually pulling away in these times was sort of the Freedom Train is also a victim of modern When it was the locomotive was definitely able to pull a load and then But modern grades and heavyduty demands have taken a toll on the old As it pulled into the steam engine was bound for the Union Pacific repair yards to fix up a few problems that had popped up here and brought about by straining the old engine beyond its Instead of letting the Train run the way it circumstances have placed a big mechanical burden on The Train has not been able to build up enough speed to make many of the hills around the and this strain has caused mechanical pro But the bulk of the Train is and ready to accomodate the crowds that are expected to file through during the stay here in mechanical mal functions not the stay should be an interesting Red Cross Annual Meet September 29 at Club 64 The annual meeting of the Pottawat tamie County Chapter American Red Cross will be 7 29 at Club Steve education director of the Omaha Civil Defense will speak and show slides of the Omaha Theme for the meeting will be Red CrossAmerica Partners in the and New Board Members will be service awards will be Marilyn Executive Director of the local chapter said reservations are now available by contacting the Red Cross Chapter House in Council Bluffs or your local Red Cross Board of Directors mem Elsie Taylor At Art Show Local Elsie Taylor is one of six who will be presenting demonstrations in their own at the Talent Tree Gallery at 5021 Taylor will show her weavings at the kindal and the whole project not bad But it was still the smellovision of that hot buttered popcorn that was the prime motivation to carry me through to completion of the And I couldnt Back at the house I and fanned a popper load to prove the effort was not all in Mmmmmmarvelous And just thinking about it now makes me So excuse pop out to the kitchen to pop up a new Join me Womans Church Group Formed A newly organized group for women was held at at Paul United Church of Council The meetings will be held the last Tuesday of each and will be open to all women of all Some of the ideas that were discussed at the first meeting were helping at a farm spaghetti and having a childrens Christmas Anyone wishing to attend the next at at the Edu cational building is more than Refreshments were New Womens Paul United Church of Sharon Burhenne re Lutheran Church Women Served Senior Citizens Lutheran Church Women served the Golden Agers dinner Septem ber 11 at 12 There were fortyfive in Robert Gronstal and Richard Torneten showed their films of British as they hunted elk and mountain Prizes were won by AJvena Emil Edna Freese and Hazel Han It was a delightful afternoon for this rainy Enough If ya it was your own fault Annual Zion Church Chicken Supper drew usual huge crowd to sample the good old home cookin More pics next   

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