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Cherokee Courier (Newspaper) - February 6, 1969, Cherokee, Iowa Something to interest every member of the family the Cherokee courier furnished daily except sunday. Monday tuesday. Wednesday Friday a saturday volume 33_ official City paper a Washta Quimby and Cherokee Cherokee. Iowa thursday february 6, 1969 official county rarer numbers Horal festival to draw 400 students a summer and smoke cast Cross Section of Community approximately too schools each represented by a quartet Are expected to gather at Washington High saturday for the ninth annual Northwest Iowa choral festival. Representing Willow Community schools at the festival will be Monica Leonard Jeanette Keck Debbie Williams and Dan Kohn. A photo contributed quartet from Washington High who will blend their voices with quartets from an estimated too schools for a massed choral con Cert following a Day of rehearsal As the Northwest Iowa choral festival come to Cherokee saturday. A courier photo set joint was band concert the Washington High school band and the Wilson Junior High hand will present their annual joint concert on thursday feb. 6 at 8 . In the Washington High auditorium. The band Are directed by Bob Stephenson High school band director and Norman Meyer Wilson Junior High director. Also during this combined concert several students will demonstrate their abilities by conducting a selection. The Junior band is a 74 piece group composed of 7th and 8th Grade students Only. This musical ensemble will play the following program a the glory of Texas March quoted Chenette Quot porn and dignity grand March Quot a Earl Irons Quot Eltoro Spanish Waltz a Harold Walters Quot Ballet scene from Swan Lake Quot a Tchiakowsky and Quot tenth regiment March Quot a Hall the 76 member concert band is described by its director As the Backbone of the whole band program in the High school. There Are 96 members in the marching band organization. The band is comprised of several distinct and separate units each performing its own function. There Are two 35 member i step bands that perform at Home basketball games and a stage band of 21 members for sign reial occasions arum special programs. The High school band has planned the following program Quot Killian concert March Quot Clifton Williams Quot festive Quot a Vaclav Nelhybel Quot Taras theme Quot Max Steiner from gone with the wind directed by student conductor Cathy Clark. Also Quot tile umbrellas of Cherbourg Quot Michel Legrand directed by student a Inductor. James Harten. Quot Celebration Quot Robert Russell Bennett Quot toy Tiger Quot a Henry Mancini Quot Doc Tor Dolittle selections Quot a Leslie Bricusse. Director by student conductor David Pierce and Kadid Leopper March Quot red Skeleton. Admission charge will he 50c for students and $1.00 for adults. Stephenson says the concert band has reached the highest level o f performance that has Bren reached Here in the past several years and As a consequence the concert will offer the Public a Fine evening entertain ment. Rate excellent in play contest Willow Community school. Quimby received an excellent rating in one act play Competition during the Northwest District contest of Iowa High school speech association at Heelan High saturday. The Willow students presented Quot aria a immaculate Conception of Cherokee won an excellent rating in play Reading with Quot riders of the approximately 150 High school students competed in the event set sea area meet the Des Moines regional office. Small business administration announced Hulay that a loin officer and a manage morn specialist from the Des Moines office will tic in Spencer on wednesday Fob. 12, Small businessmen in the area who Are interested in the various sea programs Are urged to make plans to visit with the sea representatives in the chamber of com Merci off ice in Silencer. Ai it ointments can he made by contacting the chamber of Commerce 6 East 4th Street Spencer Iowa 51201, area code 712-262-5680. Two homemaker meetings thurs. Two meetings of importance to homemakers Are being held today thursday. Here in Cherokee pc he is sponsoring Quot ideas for today Quot homemakers achoo at the Cherokee Community Center with the program beginning at 1 30 . The afternoon will feature fashions new food and fabric care techniques plus door prizes Ami drawing for the grand prize of a Frigidaire Range. In Sioux City today in a program also beginning at 1 30 . Robert Hodges mom Lior of the dietary allowance on world health will give a Public address on Quot fat foods and Phis is being Given in connection with Tri state Swine conference which begins at 9 , the pork casserole contest winners will he named at this time rho Tri state Swine conference is jointly sponsored by than a Extension service the ladies program begins at i 30 p. No. Both meetings lie of n to the Public. Student soloist auditions set auditions for the Cherokee symphony Quot student soloist Quot concert will be held at the Washington High school band room on sunday March 2 at 1 30 . The concert featuring their Young artists will be sunday. April 20 at 8 ., Community Center. Auditions Are open to All High school and College students. Any vocalist or instrumentalist who is interested should Contact his school music instructor or write Cherokee symphony Box 75, Cherokee for an entry Blank. All entries must Fie postmarked by feb. 26. The next concert by die Cherokee symphony will be feb. 23 and will feature John Thomson baritone and Lynn Gross oboist. All students through High school age Are admitted to these concerts wid out charge. Slate cardiac clinic Here Iowa City twelve a rial Field clinics for cardiac a valuation have been scheduled for 1969 b y die Iowa state services for crippled of Wren. These clinics will be located in eleven different areas of the slate to provide an opem Tuni by for physicians to Avail themselves of these Sixx Iii i cardiac patients. Cardiac clinics Are pm to patients under 21 years of age who have rheumatic heart de lease congenital heart discus or who have need of a cardiac evaluation. Examinations Are provided by cardiologists put do dentists medical social and pub Lic health nursing consultant and necessary a Ray Electrocardiography and Laboratory studies Are made. There Ore no fees fur the examinations form for the child from his Phy la Pon receipt of a rpm Errol Simian the a Sec makes an apr intent and notifies the child a parents of the clinic location Ami time to report. Director of the so is or. John c. Macqueen ass Onate Dean of the University of Iowa ollege of Medicine assistant director for medical services is or. Sidney s. Kripe the a re i a clinic will be held in Cherokee on june to with Buena Vista Calhoun Cherokee Clay Dickinson Emmett Ida Lyon Monona of Brien Osceola Palo Aiu Plymouth Pocahontas Sac Sioux and Woodbury included in the area served. Congratulations. Or. And mrs George Lockwood on your 75th wedding anniversary. George and Ruth Lockwood 94 and 93 years of age will Mark this event on feb. 7, 1969. Our county longest married Cou pie we wish them the Best in the year to come a courier photo Cherokee s Community theatre brings together a wide Range of Talent from die area each Lune ii Prest lits a play. This w in s a pit hint lion of Tennessee Williams Quot summer and smoke Quot w i he no exception. Getting together a cast of la u no sin do Battle to begin w till. Liming enough additional people to handle All the St aging costumes publicity. Directing and related activities is also Tough hut the Suee Ess o i the group is re flesh d in ability to pie sent three plays a year to in audience that keeps growing and growing. Tile Quot summer and smoke Quot ast for example brings together a doctor Catholic priest veterinarian Hospital add Numis or Atar High school stud it county Extension director four housewives ii car Salesman and a vocational rehabilitation supervisor tie Hay is a simple love Story of a somewhat Southern girl Ami an up Iritani Cal Young doctor Kaeti is basically attracted to the other hut b. Cause o t their wholly Sustic attitudes towards Lite each Over the course of years is driven away from Lite other. Nit until toward Tho end Doe the do it i realize that tile girl s High idealism is basically right id while she is still in love with him it turns out that neither tin time nor the circumstances allow the two to Conte together. Summer and smoke Quot will open feb. 15 for four nigh5 in the Clr a it it key it Community Center at 8 p in director Jill Buck. Who is i High it Bool English teacher in of Rockef has decided to produce the ploy Quot in the round Quot on the floor of the rent re i main room with sealing on three sides. She explains that ibis Iyih of tips Lution allows the audience to it come More a part it he action Williams wrote this play is year ago lie is also the author of Quot cat i i a hot tin Rod Quot and Quot Boom Quot u of i grads an estimated 767 degrees were awarded at University of Iowa commencement exercises on feb i at to a in. In the u of i fieldhouse. Among the Cand kitties for degrees from this area were Patricia Nielson Aurelia h. A in history Hugh Schultz m a. In journalism Primghar. Couple to Mark 75th anniversary Morningside College Madrigal Singer Are pictured during a concert appearance last season. It is a selected group most of them music majors. The Madrigal singers Are directed this year by prof. Harlan Buss voice teacher in the morning Side music department. They will be featured in special selections during the Northwest Iowa choral festival Here feb. 8. For the second saturday in a Row the Washington High auditorium will ring we Ith music. On feb a Cherokee is to Lim the ninth annual Northwest choral festival an event expected to draw 400 students from too schools in 20 counties of Northwest Iowa the mottling and afternoon hours w ill be client in rehearsal under the Baton of Douglas Mccoven guest director from new Mexico. At 8 p in tile evening of Fob s the massed ensemble will present a choral concert for the Public. A special musical ire it will let a the guest appearance of the Morningside madrigals Sioux City under the direction of diaries Mcclain. Each participating school will tie represented by a quartet representing cherokees Washington High will to Claudia on Nen Marsha Hansen Sherman Hoxie and Jim i ars on. Gary Lent Herman is choral director at washing High school. Willows quartet will is Danny Kohn. Jeanette Heck Debbie Williams and Monica a Tamara Frank Philleo is director Ltd choral music at Willow. Janice Ehrp Gwen Lukins. Jim Dunn and Dan Miller will represent Marcus Community schools. director is or Martin Crandon Sherry Boyd. Meriden Cleghorn choral director Ami Tom Anderson of Aurelia both re i tort cd no represent a t Ion in the choral chorus. President of the Northwest Iowa choral association Ken Van Der Sloot will Hep resent at Fie festivities to introduce the guest director. Gary Lea Thor Man reports that festival will Lac tap d for television by Channel la time for rebroadcast is to announced later. The program by the massed voices will include Quot music when soft voices i it in Quot by kit Gen Butler Quot de Dis Alamos Quot by Juan Vasquez Quot brei lid to Quot by j. S Bach Quot a Senorita serenade Quot by Richard v Hyatt. Quot be followers of the la Nib Quot by Edwin Earle Ferguson and re Quiem Quot by Maurin Drufle this past saturday feb. I Washington High twisted the Northwest Iowa band festival featuring top ranking musicians from m2 Northwest Iowa schools the Cherokee chamber of Ommen traditionally provides Coffee service for the directors ii each event. Director Mcewen is director of choral activities at University of new Mexico and has Sung with die Robert Wagner chorale he is an Arranger and clinician and has directed the Minnesota All state festival for three consecutive years North i St Intra festival spin son went on record As timing very Happy to have Mcewen As director for the ninth annual choral festival. Jabeen quirk proving Helen quirk elementary supervisor for Cherokee schools i reported Quot coming along Fine Quot she broke her wrist Jan 29 and has been confined to St. Vin Hospital Sioux City since that time. Room number is 245 again we Salute or. And mrs George lick woo of i Arr tits cd a remarkable couple Marrit Ltd 75 years As of feb. 7 la has already been established they a our county s longest married couple and Are among tin longest married in Lite state. If anyone has a record to beat theirs we would like to Bear of it. For the past nine years the courier a kept tails on this delightful couple congratulating them each year in print As they a Tell Nice to lick off the anniversaries. Tile event will he marked quietly saddened a bit by the fact mrs. Lockwood is confined to Sioux Valley memorial Hospital wit to ii broken leg sustained in november. Very Independent George has continued to live at Home aume with the help of kindly neighbors and his grandson and morn hers of the family. He has Stead lastly refused to move into a nursing Home or to live with members of the family. Perhaps a resume of their lives is in order again As they prepare to Mark this momentous occasion in tie r lives. Their Diamond anniversary. George and Ruth were married in Spring township Fob 7. 189-t for their honeymoon trip they drove to an aunt s Home at Alta a half Days drive away for the first eleven years of marriage they Farmed in Spring township moving to Larrabee 66 year ago George carried on the in Tjien try and Mason Trade until Well past 70 years of age. Hero Irig he made Many cisterns Ami Cement foundations in this area and pilots out Quot those were the Day when we got $2.50 a Day if we were tills venerable couple at 93 and 94 have made few bows to age. George gets around very Well. An avid Gardener he still works at this Hobby and apologize for it size saying Quot my Garden does t amount to much a needless Afi ology die plot devoted to Garden looks plenty big to most folks previous to her Hosp Tanliza de rugs to add spits of color to their pane. Through the years she pieced Many quilts hut has now quit saying Quot i quit when piecing quilts began to make me Georges favorite occupation a fishing in the in ast Hosp it Many hours fishing in the Little Sioux Iver Anil Mill Creek quite successfully hell Tell you with a glow of Pride. George was dim in new York stall coming to Iowa when he was five with his parents who to right a farm Southwest of Lar Kaliee for $12.50 an acre. The couple Are Long time members of United methodist Church and file Odd fellow and re Ackah lodges and Are still interested in these organizations the Zix a Woods Hod two children and were saddened by the death of a son Froslie Lockwood during the past year. They have a daughter mrs l. Ii. Brownel Monte calif., who visits her parents As often As possible. They have three grandchildren. Including Burton Brown of Sutherland 16 great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren

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