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Cherokee Courier (Newspaper) - January 23, 1969, Cherokee, Iowa Number 4 something to interest very member of the family the Cherokee courier pud shed daily except sunday. Monday. Tuesday wednesday. Friday a saturday volume 33 official City paper a Washta Quimby and Cherokee Cherokee Iowa thursday january. 23, 196q of in i Al county paper plan new Iowa Indian displays for museum 1 a Eft la he ail ? Job i i \ Story of Man in Iowa will be told in permanent display cases now being researched and set up at Sanford museum from the archaeology finds Here in Northwest Iowa. The Simon sen Bison kill site near Quimby was a highly significant find giving oldest evidence of Man in Iowa. By Mildred Smith permanent displays interpret ing tin Story of indians of North Wpm iou i from Hunter to historic Tim Are being prepared at Sanford museum when finished the display will not Only interpret the research that i. Gone on in this arca hut will Tell the continuing Story of Iowa beginning with the earliest geological times up through and including the incur Quot Ion of the red Man or Dale Henning depart my in of anthropology University Ltd i Nebr Oka of offered with member of the Sanford museum in connection w till this Indian exhibit presently underway. Henning was guest speaker at the Jan to meeting a it of Northwest Iowa archaeological society and remained i the scene to Aid the museum staff in selecting material interpretation Label identification and classifications or Henning and his wife. Amy Ware co directors of a digging operation during the Mill Creek study in 1963 and have Lieen involved it All excavations except the Simon in Rison kill site. The museum a also been involved in every major excavation in this area since the museum was founded excavations have included tile Phipps site Wilmek site it near Sutherland Kimball my Dixon site and the Beal site those excavations my studio have yielded much information to ire incorporated into the Dis plays Reav in the planning stage they will form an exhibit unique to Iowa a display that tit ter prots our own indians indians twit inhabited North we t Iowa in pro historic time tire cases will Trace the development from Early Hunters at about 9,000 years ago to Woodland which began Here at about 500 r c. And through great Oasis and Mill Creek culture which probably began at 800 and through i Onota beginning about 1100 a d Henning Points out that excavations Hove reveal i that tile great Oasis. Mill Creek and on a it to Peoples occupation probably overlapped for a period of two to three Hundred years. People of the Onota culture i re in Northwest Iowa. He says. When the first while Man arrived. The Lawny and perhaps tip Oto people were Onota defendants other tribes that lived in Northwest Iowa at earlier his a irk Contact were the Omaha my time biotin n lilies who Cain in from Minnesota mrs Margaret Midland actin director at tile museum report. Cases that will he interpreted in1 tide Simonsen. Turin site. Vvs xxii and indians. Mill reek indians Onota great it it Asis indians up to historic geology displays from beginning land in pcs Are completed the Indian canes will Cut Artinise the Story of Kows with emphasis on human aspects we in Northwest Bina Are extremely fortunate in having two ites which furnish the earliest evidence o man1 presence in Iowa to Date tin excavation and presen it Ion of the artefacts from the f sit ire of importance to scientists who Are devoted to unravelling these. Refs of human life tin museum displays will in Terp Tat those findings for us pottery term the great oat culture found in the Mill Creek excavations by mrs. Dale Henning gives an inside into the 700-900 a. D period of Indian occupation of our land. A courier photo in 1966 this extensive dig was carried on along Mill Creek with Dale Henning in charge. Both Woodland great Oasis cultures were found. These and Many other finds from similar excavations Are being incorporated into permanent displays at Sanford museum to Trace the Story of our area from pre historic times. A courier photo checking artefacts and archaeology finds from Sites in Northwest Iowa. Margaret Midland acting director at Sanford museum Dale Henning dept of anthropology u. Of Nebraska my Lester Whiting geologist plan the display cars now being Arran Yrd at the museum to Tell the continuing Story of Iowa porn beginning to the coming of Man. Less than half our farms Are owned by operator adult education elects officers election of officers and the format for the 1969 adult Edu Caplin Wen feature s of tile Jan. 16 meeting of pie Cherokee com Trinity adult education advisory Board. Mrs. James i Rutin Harten was elected chairman. Serving with mrs Harten will lie or. A a in a Secretary Paul Woelich treasurer and mrs James Poggenklass vice president new members of la Hoard Are Miles Lielman Libra inn at Wash ton High Charles Eck Sel. Wilson in or intended and mrs Laurel Frt Irman a cite mrs Harten chairman appointed the following committees registration mrs John Cook. Miles Lehman and Bob Swanson. Brochures mrs Vav c. Bring or. Mrs Mildred Smith Arni mrs Laurel Fuhrman. Next meeting will in fell 27, 7 30 at Sheffield. The Board is open for suggestions for new classes and other suggestions from the Public. Only 41.1 per cent of the total farm land in oui county is owned by the operator according to the latest census figures Reol ased by Iowa annual farm c census 1967. Number of farms is listed at 1,306 with an average acreage of 272 acres. There arc 5,705 persons living on farms in Cher Oke county Cherokee counts is about raid was Iii Eoina o Ison is us other Northwest Iowa counties Buena Vista Lyon of Brien Plymouth. Pocahontas Ami Sioux have More farms but have a greater land area within their county lines. Largest average farm Sie k claimed by Clay county with 279 acres. Smallest farms with land leverage of 210 in Sioux. Dickinson county with 844 farms arid an average size farm acreage at 230 has 3,072 persons living on f inns til s count it six Bias 111 pm recent of its land Iii Chi by the operator. Plymouth county Lias the largest percent of land owned by the operators 44.3,the farm count has continued. To no ones Surprise to go Down average number of farms in the state of Iowa in 196165 is list my As 168,075 in 1966, 149.277, in 1967, 115,509 in this period of time average size of farm has increased from 205.6 to 233 7 statewide tile average acreage owned by the operator has also dropped from 17,635.395 in 1961-65 to 17,216,951 in 1967. I a ranked second in Corn production for Grain in 1967 head a Only by Illinois second in All cattle and calves on hand january i 1968. Texas was first. Iowa was first in Cash receipts from farm marketing and government payments for 1967 in livestock and third in total of livestock and crops. The Iowa annual farm census crop Ami livestock production data for i a arc compiled by counties and published yearly. Based on reports from individual Farmers As collected by the county a uses Tom of Iowa. Iowa contributed 25 percent of Hie hog live we Gilt to the 11 s. Production 22 percent of the pop Corn 20 percent of the and 15 per ent of the soybeans. Cherokee county had 132,741 acres of com harvested for ail purposes for an 88 Bushel yield per acre. Lutyi Olod Only by Buena Vista and Pocahontas in Northwest Iowa. Acres devoted to soybeans equalled 65,332 for an average per acre yield of 30 5 Topping All 12 counties in Northc t Iowa. Cherokee county Farmer marketed 217 773 hogs and 105,695 Grain fed cattle top county in Northwest i it a in hogs Market cd y is Sioux with 361 642, rattle honors were also Given to Sioux with 188 132 cattle marketed county Farmers own 3,253 tractor 742 combines 882 Corn pickers 471 haters 345 Field forage harvesters and 930 motor truck including pickup. 4-h leaders recognition fete a dinner and program in Hon or of 4-h leaders will lie held at the hotel Sheffield at 7 p in thursday Jan 23. Sponsored by the Cherokee county farm Bureau the annual event is in the form of a Quot thank you Quot to the tandems for their work in the Community and with the Conn Tyr a youth. Twelve leaders will receive special recognition for years of service speaker will lie Booth Wall Antonc communications department of Iowa farm Bureau de Moines permits building permits dropped from 51 in 1967 to 37 in 1968, says Barnett Hester City director of Public works. Of the 37 permits last year 9 were commercial with a Cost of $358,800 12 were for new Homes at a Cost of $231,300 8 garages Cost $5,750 and 8 additions at $28,150, making an Overall Cost of $624,000. In 1967, total Cost of the 51 permits was $648,600. Orientation meet for supervisors recently elected supervisors rom Northwestern Iowa count some tips for making their jobs easier Lier last week. Tile occasion was a Day Long orientation session con Lue cd by i la Lin Isth i Extension As social in local government at Iowa state University am persons attending the Iowa stat University Extension activity were Alvin Hanson Edward Nelson Aud even Rel will cutt. Buena visit a county Al Bort Peterson Abe Leonard i it Jolson and Harvey Miller Cherokee county Roy Smith Dickinson county Arnold Moho no Fred Pluger and Abe Miller. Plymouth county Richard Bush to Aromas county and Joseph Gunderson Leroy Stokes. L h gosh and mar Vin Nutzman of Sac county. Quot its important to try to re late Tho various kinds of activities you la to doing through the course of a year Quot the specialist told the supervisor representing six counties at the thursday meeting. Quot if you tie together such activities As budgeting financial procedures and personnel procedures and see How they Are inter related it will help you in your a added main topics covered were duties of the county supervisor other elected off res and their responsibilities boards and com missions county finances ire pit ions with cities and towns ooh in and citizens groups Lindstrom Aid two other mini lit orientation is ions w ill be held in Northern and a Tern i ova in til next few week it Hie will 1 at m i on Ltd my on a i ill i Tili t tie til i it to lit be in 6t i for details Contact your counts Extension Ofir la write in it la i 1 Joy it t Merit programs .321 bearish u Hull Iowa state urn Vee a Amo Iowa 50010 bottler to speak at historical meet Phat or and i i Par than \ a a played in i Tot \ wig i it til to non tin Che. La i Quot a Curdy if. To it i if 11it Ieie a at Sauk a my run i met aul is 1 Ai 27 8 pm. A 11 pm i vhf ii to if in i a i f pre shut of i it a i Animo Bot Herr will present the p name i rid it a f 1 i d if it on a Holt i representing f i tier it Kib l til it a Thi s nil t. Atli it deferent tunes and r is v it a h i a to Ltd a i St re in i f Quot in g in it i in that in a \ Bav e then used by la i i Ilar it i of Cherokee and Olla r Lor ii old time doctors meeting is Ripen to All interested persons. In St Joseph s Ilo Spital s. Cd. Mrs Bill least Foley is in the St Joseph s Hospital Sioux City when she a to submit to major surgery on Jan. 21. Friend can write to Hor at St. Joist Phi Sas she is expected to he confined for an extended Jeriod plan textile Short course a Spring refresher course a or textiles lot Homes and let Niec will begin in Cheroke Fin Fly a it the farm Bureau my eting room. Liis will he a three Day scrip held from i to 3 p Iii Caf ii Day. Fob 5-12 arum 19 homemakers a invited to the three Day Sinai course sponsored by the Sioux City area Extension service the sin Nell Scott my Dorothy George Extension Home economist Iii la Rokee Plymouth and a it Quot Al Bury counties will he identifying t tiles improvement to w pro Lugt t my equipment Ria first meeting will locus Jii i die and then uses on Yard a foods realy to Wear my Home lure things inter Ting local fad and figures from the 1968 consumer Survey will he discussed the la Nell Scott will Point out several new and improved fiber on the Market the characteristic and uses of fibres will be reviewed. How to become a Hettie consumer of Titi a Wall summarize the fun St Days advil ties t Podos to he included in follow up meetings scheduled for feh 12 and 19 includes fabric finishes care and sewing techniques. To enrol in tire three Day textiles for Homes and families Short course cull 225-2107 or writ Theda Nell Scott. Extensor Home economist. Writers plan workshop class arrangements have i Wen made with or Earl debt Chocker to Ltd induct a series of meetings with those interested in writing in a workshop Type class this a lass Wall rued the third monday of ondi month tie ginning Fob 17 at my Cherokee com. Trinity Center or Likhte Necker visiting pro fest a a of English and economic it Buena Vista w Ith a pm d in journal int and literature from University of Austria taught the to week adult education it Bentiv Ltd writing cont the work is nip class is sponsored by the cute Roskoe writers but is of Jinn to nil interested. You need not to a member to attend the class Cost will he deter nine a by number of students attending class is expected to ext a id through june if Intro St Ltd Call or write Mil ired Smith. Cherokee courier or Laurel Fuhrman. Koi in radio. Cancer society in area Nee representatives from 13 North West Iowa county chapters of the american cancer society me exacted in Sioux City thifs Ley. Jan 30, for a one Day Ama 1 it Ade pm inning meet my or Elmer s. Swenson Sioux City. Chairman Ltd Fth we of Btry county chapter Ait no Meed that the meeting would Start with Registe Altun at 9 30 a in at the Biltmore restaurant Quot the purpose of the meeting. Or Swenson said Quot is to review plans for an extensive education and fund raising Effort in april which will involve to task Force of Mot than 15 xxi Iowa volunteers Quot chapter it eluded will be Buena Vista Cherokee. Lay Crawford. Ida Lyon Monona Urlon Osceola Plymouth Sac Sioux and Woodbury Rise ii Ion design photon a pits i s Ben Laposky a included in a travelling exhibit Bein Quot Cir Lari ated in Scotland by the cont. Oil for in Ems and Galien Thi exhibit tilled Quot integration common denominators in Sci i la and Art a a was fit f Bown at the City Art gallery. Aberdeen Scotland sponsored both University of Berden the Quot vib Coefie serendipity Quot Haw. An International exhibit Bown at Hie Institute of contemporary arts in Lemdon last year and which also included Airn of that a All tis is being re related in the United states by tin Smith on inn institution. It is on display a the smithsonian during january in Washington and will be at the jewish museum. Now York in March it will in shown in other american cities later. Other examples of Laposky a a electronic Art were in thex Nehmens in Art arum technology organization s a Liovvi exhibited during december and january at the Brooklyn museum new York George Huebchen guest soloist for so Winter pop concert George Huo Sehen. Director of instrumental music at the Willow Community school Quimby will he guest soloist with the storm Lake High school concert bind when it presents its Winter pops concert thursday Jan 23 at 8 . In the Junior High auditorium hurs Rhen. A native of Holstein will Solo with die hand on i. Baritone euphonium he attended Luther College Decorah and Loe Elvod his . Der a from Colorado state College Greeley. Ile a 1mvi with tax the Pillege bands while on tour he also attended Ami taught at the International music Camps at International peace Lindens i d the largest Musi a Camp in the nation. Cattle on feed gain in Iowa fifteen percent More cattle arum calves than a year earlier ire Ltd a Grain be i for Slaughter Marks in Iowa Aero dog to tin Iowa crop and livestock to wining a Rvin a cold weather and Snow in december caused heavy Early movement of cattle from stalk f i i is into feedlots lits year the heavy nov ment to january. The 2.213,000 rattle on Fel Mer ased seasonally 38 pc re fit from october i to january i compared with 29 percent for Tho same period a year earlier. Gram fed cattle marketed for Slaughter during the oct i in 31 period an estimated at 1,111,000, Down 2 percent from tins a a re so in 1967 hut up 7 tier Cut from the last Quarter of i j monthly marketing were 375 too m october .371.000 in Novemb r and .365,000 in dec in Lier if of eders Reiker tfx intentions to Market Grain fed cattle or carried out Rev irked ii will total 970 000 during the january March Quarter. Cattle and calves placed on Grain feed during the last quartet totalled 1.72.3 000, up ii per cent from comparable 1907 and 1966 quarters placements for each of the past 3 months were october 121,000 november. ,000 in december. 714.000 another decline in Iowa farms the number of farms in Iowa de. Lined 3 percent Dunnis 1969 and a further decline of 3 percent i expected for 1969, according to Tho Tow i crop and lived k reporting service. Average is of farm increased since farm land Are i did not Chan a significantly average value per acre moved up to $370 for it a 150 a year earlier. A 6 percent increase. A loss of 4.000 Iowa farms occurred in 1968 so the state now has 113.000 farm. Land in farms of 31,500,000 Rcpt is unchanged from last year the average size of farm in 1969 is 241 acres compared with 235 in 1968 value of farm real estate at la 4 billion is up about 6 percent compared with $11 8 billion a year earlier the match 1, 1968 Index of average value per acre for All Farmland in Lowry Stihll at 155 percent of the 1957-59 average up 8 Points from a year earlier. Laposky Art continues to tour the world

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