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Cherokee Courier (Newspaper) - August 14, 1969, Cherokee, Iowa Something to interest every member of the family the Cherokee courier published daily except sunday monday tuesday wednesday Friday a saturday volume 33 official City paper a Washta. Quimby and Cherokee Cherokee Iowa. Thursday August 14, 1969 official county paper number 29 Marcus fair dates August 25-27 three Iowa girls who teach in Kuwait Are Lorraine Thomas Davenport Janet Waterbury Pauley Schaller and Jan Knight Cher Okee. The girls Are shown at a Marine Ball in Kuwait. Teaching in Kuwait an adventure Loho Back there by auf. 31. Also returning to Kuwait will be. Janet Waterbury Pauley. Schaller who with her husband will also take on teaching Dillies at the same school. By Mildred Smith it is always a pleasure when someone who has visited or lived in another country stops by to share a few of their experiences with those of us who must find our adventures within the confines of the Continental United states. Jan Knight a graduate of Washington High Cherokee is currently spending a part of her summer vacation Here. Jan has spent the it ast school year teaching in Kuwait a 6.178 Square mile Arab state along the Northwest coast of the persian arabian Gulf. She taught All subjects in the Laud Grade class of 17 with eight nationalities represented japanese British egyptian Iran. Kuwait american and Lebo Nese. She said there were 37 nationalities represented in the school. This ethnic mix causes no great difficulty. Says Jan. As All speak English fluently by the time they reach third Grade. Kuwait has a population of approximately 500.000, with about one half of these foreigners. A one time British Colony the country became fully Independent in 1961. This Small country is the world s second largest exporter and fifth largest producer of crude Oil. Reserves Are estimated at More than 70 billion barrels or one fourth of the world s total. The government has utilized its enormous National income from Petroleum to create a welfare state and guarantees free medical care education and social Security for All. There Are no taxes except custom duties. If you plan to move there to avoid our Ever increasing tax Load Jan warns that summer temp Vautres often reach 125 degrees but from late october to March the weather is Ideal. She hastens to add that All offices Are air conditioned. You May still see moslem women in a Sabaya a Long Black veils and the men wearing Dis Lulashi Long White gowns or dress like garments. Even the Little moslem girls who come from the traditional moslem Homes come to school veiled. Jan plans to return to Kuwait for her second term of teaching in a school of 600 students including pre school through High. This is a private tuition school where the american system of education is used. The school is for the foreign student and has mostly american or British instructors. She finds teaching Here really interesting. Pupils Are taught arabic As their foreign language. Jan says if you Are really interested in knowing about this unique country secure the 1969 May Issue of the National geographic. Jan widened her horizons while in Kuwait by doing a bit of extra travelling. During Christmas vacation she went with a group of 18 to visit Russia and was in Moscow at the Tiv of the Winter festival. From her Kuwait Vantage Point lilt also visited Israel including tire holy i and. She Swient the month of july travelling in East Africa exploring by bus. Train and on foot in the company of friends who Are peace corp volunteers in Central Africa. She included Uganda. Tanzania Kenya in her travels. She was in Nioba at Tho time of Tom Mboya a death. On this trip she met a doctor who is a Good Friend of or. And mrs. Weimers Cherokee and w to has often visited in the weimers Home spending Christ a is with them several times. This encounter came about quite acc Dently and to Jan this really illustrated the trite statement of Quot How Small our world is Jan will visit parts of Europe Enro Ute Back to Kuwait. She has a Guys dolls tryouts tryouts for the Cherokee Community theatre s fall production of the Broadway musical Quot Guys and dolls Quot Are scheduled for next week. Director Bill Grawburg announced that tryout dates Are aug. 18, 19, 21 and 22. The vocal music room at Washington High school will be used beginning at 8 . Each evening. All area residents have been invited to tryout of parts in the musical. The production Calls for 30 men and 21 women with six men vocalists and two women vocalists. Norman Meyer will be chorus director. Guys and dolls will begin a four Day run oct. 18-21 at the immaculate Conception High school auditorium. By Mildred Smith it s fair time. Again. The 33rd annual Marcus fair begins a three Day run aug. 25-26-27. Opening Day monday is entry Day with Booths and buildings open to receive exhibits from i to 8 . There la be band concerts Ball games state attractions water Ballet and tractor in addition Tom wide variety of exhibits. The Murphy attractions rides concessions and Side shows will be on hand throughout the fair. A Hometown Ball game at 3 . Will highlight the monday afternoon program. Evening entertainment will be a three town band concert featuring band members from Cleghorn Marcus and Remsen. This will be followed by the Ever popular youth Parade under direction of fran Zembsch or Vina Scott and Linda Peterson. Divisions include fairy ale characters television characters trikes bikes pets Small floats and costumes. Judging of Swine and in the big tent and of agricultural and homemaking exhibits will begin at 9 . Tuesday. Judging of baby Beeves at 2 . And a Little league Ball game Cherokee is. Marcus at 3 Pun. Will round out the afternoon entertainment. Stage attractions at 6 30 followed by the tractor pull at 7 . Plus a water Ballet at 8 30 highlight the entertainment for the second evening. There will be four weight classes and a hot Rod class in the tractor pull. For More information on this crowd drawing feature Contact Marvin Simons Roger Nelson Lee Simons Dean Berger Lawrence Wurth Bill Berger or Arney Fey. The tractor pull will feature the Cooterville trolley. The water Ballet to take place at the swimming Pool will feature local swimmers. Activities wednesday begin with Sale of Swine at 2 . And Sale of baby Beeves at 3 . The fair concludes with an evening of entertainment by the Browning family show Well known favourites who will brine you an evening of music entertainment by a single family songs and Harmony on a variety of instruments accordian Marimba piano Etc. Horseshoe tournaments each night of the Marcus fair will also draw its share of fans. Entry clerks who will be helping you with your exhibits in the various divisions Are baby there is Many a gloomy face among the Young boys of our acquaintance these Days despite the Beautiful August Sunshine. Soon the Carefree Days of fishing fighting swimming and lolling in the Sun will come to an end and once More All the restless boys and girls will be caged in the schoolroom. Dreaming in sad contemplation of the beginning of soon the Carefree Days of fishing fighting school at immaculate Conception on August 25 is this to be sixth grader Jamie Hanson son of or. And mrs. Lawrence Hanson 741 w. Willow Cherokee. Jamie does no to really mind school it is just that it seems to be starting Quot awful Early this year. A sentiment echoed by Little boys and their mothers All Over this land of ours. Courier photo know your Antiques is one of the new courses being offered in this years adult education series. Mrs. V. J. Eller Broek will coordinate the class with guest lecturers specialists in their a paring at each session. Among those who have adult education plans Complete the Complete program for the adult education series to begin Here sept. 14 appears in this Issue of the courier. All classes will be held on thursday night beginning sept. 18 except where otherwise listed. The exceptions Are water color technique to be held on tuesday with the first class set for sept. 16 at room 2, Washington High. Miss Dorothy Skewis former head of Art department Buena Vista College will be instructor. Miss Skewis has Given lessons and exhibited Here so should be Well known to All who Are interested in the Art Media. There will also be one wednesday night class. Quot How to conduct a Rey Satory president elect of the Iowa state education association will be teaching this class. Upholstery with or. And mrs. Lawrence Johnson will be held two nights to allow More people to take advantage of the course limited to to students each night five to be taught upholstery and five to be taught caning. This class will meet wednesday and thursday night at the Home of the been contacted to speak Are Ralph Welch president of the Iowa bottlers and mrs. William Blyth Cherokee. Time will also be allowed for those attending the class to show and discuss their collections. Courier photo Beeves Marvin Simons purebred Swine Henry door or. Market Swine Ray Roether Flowers mrs. Harold Peterson and mrs. Verner Johnson. Baked goods mrs. Harold Ladenthin and mrs. Jack Brady. Canned goods mrs. Wilbur Shef stad and mrs. Joe Alesch or. Fancy work and sewing mrs. Frank Hewicker arts and crafts mrs. Charles Krekow Corn Charles Krekow grains and forage crops vegetables and fruits mrs. D. C. Drefke. Fair Board officials and officers Are president Paul Ogren vice president. Roger Nelson Secretary Marvin Simons and treasurer j. O. Whealon. Carl Letsche Frank Hewicker Glen Kirchoff Ray Roethler Paul Ogren Roy Johnson Wendell Rainboth Walter door Charles Krekow Dean Berger Vernon Grauer Harvey Miller and Walter Nielsen. The Marcus fair traditional features some of the Fine St exhibits to be seen anywhere. Come along and see for yourself. Area graduates from Wayne state Wayne Wayne state College graduated 224 students wednesday morning the largest number at any commencement in Wayne history. Of the 224graduates, 203 received Bachelor s degrees 21 master s degrees. The year s total of 520 graduates also is a Wayne record. Or. William Anderson superintendent of schools in Sioux City addressed the commencement audience and the Wayne High school band provided music under direction of Donald Schumacher and Ronald Dalton. Graduates from this area included Donald Templemeyer Cleghorn master of science in education in physical education Cindy Beers Holstein and Joann bleakly Cherokee Gary Meyer Cherokee All Bachelor of arts in education. Eugene Anderson jr., Cherokee Bachelor of arts. Johnsons North and East of Larrabee. You May indicate your Choice of nights when you Register. Registration will be held at Miller Mcculock Bell insurance office 122 East main Street Friday sept. 5 from i to 4 pan and from 7 to 9 . And again on saturday sept. 6 from 9 toll . Tuition is $4 for each course except where otherwise noted. For instance registration for the water color course is $10. The upholstery registration fee is $5. Most of the Art courses require a $10 fee to More adequately cover the costs of the classes. Beginning Oil painting with Fred Schmidt of Northwestern College Orange City and advanced painting with William Cook son director of Art department West mar College be Mars will each require a $10 registration fee. Questions regarding enrolment May be referred to mrs. James Harten chairman or mrs. John Cook Secretary. Other advisory Board members Are mrs. John Poggenklass Paul Goeb Tom Boothby mrs. W. C. Brine Gar c. K. Eckels mrs. Laurel Fuhrman Miles Helman Richard Kinkead Mildred Smith and Robert Swanson. Make it with Wool contest rules set Whiting a poetry Book a Book of poetry written by the son of a Cherokee couple is now appearing on Book stalls along the East coast. Nathan Whiting son of Lester and Marguerite Whiting Briggs Park Villa today autographed books in Boston to Mark the occasion of publication release. The Book is titled Quot while courting the sergeant s publisher is Randall press Cambridge mass. Some of the poems Are of Iowa origin. Others reflect his background in Illinois. Whiting 23, has attended Oklahoma state and the University of Iowa. He now lives in new York. The District n make it yourself with Wool Competition will a gain be held in Cherokee at the caravan country Kitchen. District ii includes the following counties Lyon Osceola Dickinson Emmett Sioux o Brien Clay Palo Alto Plymouth Cherokee Buena Vista and Pocahontas. You May enter in any one District choosing the nearest or most convenient for you. Mrs. Harold Johnston Cleghorn District ii director reports the Quot make it yourself with Wool Quot fashion show is an educational program aimed at encouraging Young adults 10-21 years of age As Well As adults to construct Well made garments of american Wool and Model them with appropriate accessories in local regional Competition. In addition to developing sewing skill and fashion and fabric knowledge contestants gain poise self Confidence and Good sportsmanship. The District ii Competition will be held nov. 15. A few Competition rules the sewers should be aware of Are fabric must be loomed or knitted in the . And the actual manufacturer must be named. Wool fabric May contain no More than 5% of a non Wool fabric. A bonded Tricot lining is acceptable. Contestant must be a u. S. Citizen and the age groups in Iowa Competition Are sub Deb 10-13 years juniors 14-16 seniors 17-21 and adults. Your age As of Jan. I 1970 determines the class in which you will participate. Only juniors and seniors Advance to state and National Competition to be eligible for the trip to Europe and scholarships. This year Pant suits and Pant dresses Are allowed. An ensemble consisting of a coat and dress must be entered separately. Those who Are interested in this state program should Contact stores in their areas who handle Wool Yard goods Extension Home economists Home economics instructors or your District director for entry forms and details How to enter. Through these annual competitions girls Are acquainted with the Many advantages of wearing Wool and the ease with which it can be made into Beautiful garments. Quot make it yourself with Wool Quot conducts nearly 400 fashion shows each year for approximately 50,000 spectators. These fashions shown keep the name and High Quality of Wool before the Public and help promote the Sale of Wool fabric. Apportion fines to 13 schools auditor of state Lloyd r. Smith reports that in compliance with chapter n of the code of Iowa an audit of the clerk of courts and two justices of peace in Cherokee county shows that during the year ending dec. 31, 1968, 972 cases were Haft died and $20,455.98 in fines were collected. Auditor Smith reports that the cases handled and fines collected were As follows fines collected by clerk of court $7,301.80, fines collected by Justice of peace Rollin k. Stonebrook 607 cases $7,704.48. Justice of peace Paul Fishman 363 cases and $5,449.70 in fines collected for a total of $20,455.98. Auditor of state Smith reports that the county treasurer s fines fund is As follows fund balance Jan. I 1968, $15,398.24. Fines received this year and balance of 1967 $20,930.18. Total to account for $36,328.42. The $16,101.80 was apportioned among 13 school districts in Cherokee county. Some of the larger amounts apportioned is As follows Cherokee Community $ 7,001.80 Marcus Community $ 2,925.00 Aurelia Community Meriden a leghorn Community Willow Community Section 762.40 of the 1966code of Iowa reads As follows Quot if a Fine is imposed and paid before commitment it Snail be received by the Justice and paid Over to the county treasurer within 30 Days after receipt $ 2,392.00 $ 1,726.40 $ 1,619.80 labor Day Celebration open House for Aurelia couple an open House honouring supt and mrs. Carlos Bryan Aurelia on their 30th wedding anniversary will be held at the Fellowship Hall of throned i Thodi t Church at Ai a on a Lay aug. 17 from 2 to o . I. Jul and relatives Are invited. Sutherland will hold its 32n labor Day Celebration on Moi Day sept. I according to Legio commander Harry Brink. Plan for the annual event Are compleat except for list of Talent for the Amateur show. More contestant Are Welcome. Anyone wishing t enter May Contact or. Brin prizes will be awarded Wii ners of the contest and All kind of Talent Are acceptable. Rides concessions and foe stand will be available during the afternoon and evening. There i be a band concert performance by the Tiger ettes a base a game two dances one for tee agers and one for old timers a Amateur Talent contest and a Ca door prize. The Tig Erette Drill team of 1 girls will perform at i . 01 timer baseball game is set to b Gin at 1 30 . Followed by to is. Germantown soft a game at 3 . Band concert is scheduled flt 7 . And the Talent show to pc Low at 8 . The dances begin at 9 a 4

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