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Cherokee Courier (Newspaper) - July 31, 1969, Cherokee, Iowa Something to interest every member of the family the Cherokee courier volume 3j published daily except sunday monday tuesday wednesday Friday a saturday Orn Chat. City paper and Cherokee Cherokee Iowa thur Dav july 31. 10m official county Parer number 27 practical nurses graduation August 8 vhf a retd Ward Rose land sch mrytle Japen Donna Vanorr Werff l Ynda Feld Hacker Betty Casey a a a / or a a Neer Noe Mary me Knoef Irene Bloom amt mar an Cun Oniey Gerane to Ettson a Nib myer a a a a i. Naatje a Voia a the Patny Clark i Noa a or re Marca ret Cora in rat a Oison f a str actor co Ord a Ator instructor id c Jerba be Iowa Conne Nelson Gene eve Stratton Joyce in Taejon graduation exercises for the 18 members of the 1968-69 class from the Cherokee school of practical nursing will be held at the Community Center Friday August 8 with mrs. Milfred Rosendahl consultant for health occupations University of Iowa As speaker. Public is invited to the Grad Afton ceremonies and the reception to follow. Salsbery photo let s go to the fair by Mildred Smith its Here what a Here the fair. What fair the Cherokee county fair. When August 4-5-6. Your entries axe due August 4. Arentt you ready no in a not ready but i m getting there. Did you remember to take your Art entries in one week Early on july 27? of sure. Good. Now gather up your canned goods fancy work fruit and vegetables Flowers baked goodies and get yourself Down to the family crafts building on August 4. Lois Kudrle you know that tall Gal with the Pencil in her hair will Tell what department to take your entries to. Laurel Fuhrman and lots of other Friendly folks will be on hand to Aid you too. Alvin Peterson Aurelia fair Board president Gunnar Oster Ling vice president and Ronald Harmon Secretary along with the bord have put in Many Long hours of hard work and planning for a bigger and better fair. Good Bunch do it if anyone can. Show window of agriculture is the Way Herb plam Beck describes fairs like ours. Good description i think. Fra and 4-h entries will be coming in that Day too so watch out for those big trucks. Are 4-h entries due then too yer. They sure Are and those in the Home economic or girls 4-h building too. Sounds Kinda exciting. Quot is and then there Are All kinds of programs you know. You done to say. Tell me about it. Bright and Early at 8 . Monday August 4, judging of 4-h Home economic exhibits begin. Also judging of exhibit in the family crafts building and of Swine sheep Dairy and other agricultural projects. Also at 1 ., ladies Day program begins with mrs. Harley Mclain sharing her a adventures in Iowa foods a mrs. James Montgomery with a Flower Power and exciting a salad combinations by Ruth cars tens. How can you take All that in you can to. Just have to choose what is the most interest ing to you. There is also horse shoe pitching at 6 Followed by Quim by band performance at the grandstand to begin the evening program. At this time the 1870 4-h fair Queen will be crowned. You mean we have a Queen sure do. One of 1he 14 Queen candidates will be crowned and earn the right to represent this county in state fair Competition. Are they cute girls of course they re cute the it Are All members of 4-h and Cherokee county hand raised following the crowning die fort Dodge lancers drum and Bugle corps will perform. Drawing for prizes follows. The evening Enda with a teenage dance. You mean i might win a prize sure do you get a ticket As you come through the Gate to Deposit in boxes sitting around the area. Drawing for 45 hams 15 each evening will be made at the conclusion of each grandstand performance. What a scheduled for tuesday Well now remember the exhibits in All departments Are open for your viewing All three Days. Judging of beef steers baby beef Market heifers and purebred beef heifers will begin at 8 05 . There is a tractor pull scheduled to begin at 1 00 And kids Korner program at 1 30 Also during the afternoon die top 4-h educational presentations will be Given in the family crafts building. There a Horseshoe pitching again at 6 The evening program begins at 6 30 With the Cherokee band and various musical groups performing. Then at 7 15 the 4-h girls will be presented in a dress revue in costumes and dresses they be made themselves. At 8 00 The Kitty Well s grand Ole Oprey from the stage. Another drawing for prizes and a teen age dance will wind up the tuesday evening entertainment. Wednesday will feature a cookout sponsored by the farm Bureau and the Halter class horse show at 12 30 At 2 There is to be a 4-h style show in the family crafts building. The livestock Sale starting with beef is set to begin at 4 Horseshoe pitching at 6 Evening program begins at 7 30 With Cherokee High school entertainers. And then the horse show by the Cavalier 4-h club. This is always an exciting show and it is put on by our own 4-h members. The evening again concludes with a i awing for prizes. Think i la buy a season ticket it All sounds Good to me. Me too lets Contact one of the Queen candidates and buy ours that Way their club will get 10 percent of the proceeds. Hey that sounds alright. Saves Money too. Pre season fair Booster buttons bought before August 2 Are $1.25 and will admit you to All three Days of the fair. Bought after August 2 the Blue and White buttons will Cost $2.00 for All three Days or $1.00 per Entrance. Kids under 10 Are free. Fair Booster buttons huh lets go 3 conservation Farmers named three Cherokee co my farms have been selected for their completeness in applying soil and water conservation practices according to vere Corring ton chairman of the Cherokee county soil conservation District. The Mcwilliams farm operated by Melvin Robinson of Quimby and managed by Joe Timmins the Lewis Shea farm operated by Joe Eisenmenger of Cherokee and Whitfield and Darrell Adamson farm of Cherokee have All been chosen to rep resent Cherokee county in a program of recognition to Spon sorry by the Sioux City chamber of Commerce and the Jour Nal Tribune publications. These three farms comprising a total of 1,280 acres of Farmland in Cherokee county have a combined total of 12 Miles of terraces seven erosion control dams 13 acres of grassed water ways 840 acres of contouring and 15 acres of wildlife practices. These farms will be compared with three farms in each of five other counties in Northwest Iowa and those farms among them judged to have the most Complete conservation program will receive area honors in a Day of recognition at Sioux City in november. The eighteen students of the Cherokee school of practical nursing will Complete their year of training within the next two weeks with graduation ceremonies in their Honor set for tilday August 8 at 8 Mrs. Mildred Rosendahl. Consultant for health occupations. University of Iowa will deliver the commencement address for the class at the Community Center. Services Are open to the Public. Graduating will be mrs Winifred Ward. Cherokee Kathy Schmidt. Correctionville Ann Hansen Cherokee Roselund Fisch Granville Loma Den Hartog Sanborn mrs. Margaret Schramm Ida Grove Linda Florke Cherokee mrs Linda Feldhacker Cherokee. Also Donna Vander Werff Orange City Retha Olson Linn Grove Betty Casey Ida Grove mrs. Irene Bloomquist Quimby mrs. Myrtle Tjaden. Storm i Ake mrs. Mary Veenhof. Storm mrs. Ruth Myers. Marathon mrs. Marion Gunsolley. Eviden mrs. Viola Witte. Ida Grove and mrs. Geran Goettsche Holstein. The Cherokee school of practical nursing was set up and organized by the Cherokee Community school under the adult education program ind is approved by the Iowa Board of nursing. For the past two years the school has been merged with Western Iowa tech vocational area Xii. This the third practical nurses class have As their motto Quot there is no higher purpose than human class Flower is the red and White Carnation. Class colors Are red and White. A reception honouring the graduates will follow the graduation ceremonies. This event Wii be sponsored by the alumni the classes of 1967 and 1968. Members of the class will take their state Board examinations in october and upon passing this will become licensed practical nurses. Mrs. Genevieve Stratton . Is coordinator for the school with mrs. Joyce Gustafson . And mrs. Connie Nelson. . As instructors. As this class prepares for graduation on the completion of the course the final selection of the fourth class the students for 1969-70 have been announced by mrs. Stratton. Named to attend the 1969-70 term Are miss Shirley Bouse rna. Orange City mrs. Barbara Brown Washta miss Doris but Jick Eagle Grove miss Susan Clough. Storm Lake mrs. Lou Conover mrs. Virginia Poppa both of Holstein. Also miss Lavonne Dorweiler Algona miss Ardell Erickson Sanborn mrs. Shirley Larson Cherokee mrs. Karen Loucks. Larrabee miss Marirose on Ken Pocahontas mrs. Margaret Robson Schaller miss Marcia Hartog. Miss Peggy Saunders Albert City mrs. Thelma Tucker Sturm Lake miss Greta Veen Stra Sioux Center miss Judy Weber Marcus mrs. Nelda Willey Hornick mrs. Loma Woltman Cherokee and miss Lou Zonnefeld Sanborn. Classes will begin sept. 8. A town Hall meet draws full nouse there was a full House at the Community Center monday evening As interested citizens at a Quot town Hall Quot Type of meeting to discuss this City a needs and to determine what Steps should be taken for a solution or for betterment of this Community in which we live. On hand to answer it a at least give the audience a Down on what had taken place at previous meetings were representatives of the action committee representing the chamber of Commerce Board of education. Farm Bureau. Flood control committee. Cherokee City Council Jaycees. Planning and zoning commission retail and Trade commissions and attorney Joe Gnelson Moderator. Microphones were available for those speaking from the audience. Many preferred to write their questions to be read by Nelson and discussed by the i it Anel. Questions were Many and varied with floods school needs and expansion of the business District the main topics under discussion. The feasibility of building a Dike to protect the town or dams pm Mill Creek or Little Sioux River or other flood control measures were discussed. Some were concerned that plans for flood control was too shortsighted not comprehensive enough dealing Only with the immediate area rather than encompassing entire watersheds. Why not build on or enlarge cherokees present school facilities was the Core of the questions asked concerning our school building program. Or. Irene Wiemers president of the Board of education explained this procedure was too costly. Would still not be adequate to meet the needs. Some a building on Quot is planned she said. She also reminded the assemblage that each new Issue demands an increase in funds is costs Advance. Questions asked reflected the deep thought that Many had Given to the problems of growth for our county and its county a eat such questions is Are there plans for Low rent House a units to he built Why in t More Effort put Forth by businesses to beautify their surroundings what a holding up expansion of our business District is the tax Structure too High would a dam Benefit More area than a Dike Why Burden All people of the town with Cost of protecting 20 percent of the population in the flood area at what stage is Highway 59 and Tiow will it affect our City another meeting to further discuss these questions and eventually to formulate some Concrete action is set for aug. 11 at the Community Center. You Are invited. Attends funeral relatives from a distance to attend the funeral of Oliver Hunt Washta. At Correctionville saturday were or. And mrs. Gary d. Peterson. Albuquerque. N. A. Mrs. Wayne Wieland. Manitou Springs Colo. Or. And mrs. Lloyd Smith Susan. Patsy and John and or. And mrs. Richard Smith of grand Island neb. Also or. And mrs. Gary Schultz North Liberty. Mrs. James Mclaughlin Monti cello and mrs Van Miller. Waterloo la. Swine entries top beef in fair livestock show the Cherokee county fair this year will experience a drop in 4-h and Fra livestock exhibits. The miscellaneous projects however show an increase. Baby beef steers gentiles now total 116, a drop from 149 in 1968. Market heifers Are also Down 27 entries for this year compared to 33 a year ago. Purebred beef heifers never a big class Are Down to six for this year s show compared to 8 of the previous show. Swine projects also show a decline. This year 45 pens for a total of 128 animals Are registered. In 1968 the fair Drew 59 pens for a grand total of 167 individual hogs. Dairy project shows a slight increase from 8 to 14. Lambs will be the same for a total of nine. F fourteen horses Are entered for showing in the Halter class. The miscellaneous projects will be on exhibit in the commercial building. This will include 19 Garden projects 15 entries in photography plus several entries in electrical woodworking climatology and entomology. Judging of Swine sheep Dairy and other agricultural projects will begin at 8 05 monday aug. 4. Judging of baby beef steers beef Market heifers and purebred heifers will begin at 8 05 tuesday aug. 5. Halter class show is 12 30 Aug. 6. Livestock Sale begins at 4 Wednesday beginning with beef. All livestock and agriculture entries Are to come in sunday aug. 3, 1 to 9 Sergio virile friends Here Sergio Bermudes of Brazil was in Cherokee this past weekend visiting friends he made while living Here As International Exchange student. He visited the Jay Yaggy family his Host parents during his St a Here for the 1963-64 term. Sergio will graduate As valedictorian of his class in Law school on Dee. 23 from the University of Rio de Janeiro. South Meriea he plan to Start Post graduate work in february following his graduation. He hat also been doing work for the . Embassy in Rio de Janeiro. Sergio came to the United states this time is one of 87 students attending a seminar or International Institute of and economies relations held at Harvard sponsored by Harvard and Columbia universities. When plans called for the group to go sight seeing in Washington. D. A. Sergio got permission to leave the group and visit his Cherokee friends for n few Days. He will rejoin his group in Washington . And also spend a few Days with Clark Yaggy who lives in nearby Richmond. Plan Organ Tower chains dedication a dedication service of the Schulmerich Organ Tower Chimes will be at the congregational United Church of Christ Aurelia on sunday aug. 3 at 2 The Chimes Are made possible by the designated memorial gifts of the loved ones of our departed members and friends. Beside participation of the congregation and local Talent a special program of Organ and sacred numbers will be presented by mrs. John c. Pit stick of storm Lake. A Coffee hour will follow the dedication service. The Public is invited to this service. To re evaluate farm property farm property will be reviewed and reevaluated according to a statement issued by Harold d. Zarr Cherokee county assessor. The revaluation is now underway according to the following statement during the 1969 session of the Iowa legislature House file 781 was passed and signed into jaw. One change As a result of passage of this Bill is that All property is to be revalued and the new valuations applied Jan. 1. 1971 instead of Jan. 1. 1972. In order to comply with this Law personnel from this office Haw for the past few weeks been rechecking and reviewing property in the towns of Cherokee county and Field assessors will Start very soon measuring and checking farm buildings. In order to accomplish this we will follow this procedure the county has been divided into 4 areas of 4 townships each. The Bill Bryant family will measure and Check Type of construction of the buildings in Spring. Cedar Cherokee and Afton townships. Dale Taylor and Bryon Campbell will do the same in Liberty Marcus Amherst and Sheridan townships. In Rock Tilden grand Meadow and Willow town ships Elmer Fischer and Clifford Johnson will measure and Cheek the buildings and in Pitcher Pilot. Silver and Diamond townships the Wesley vol Kert family will be checking the buildings. Then in order to have Only one judgment on buildings All Over the county Vernon Peterson. Assistant assessor will visit each set of buildings in the county and will apply the Obst it Lessence and depreciation to each out building and Grade and Cheek the House. It is our belief that in following this method will result the fairest valuation of farm buildings we have Ever had in Cherokee county. We have almost 2.250 Rural building cards in Cherokee county so of course this project is going to require considerable time. That is Why we will he starting very soon. Die cooperation of property owners and tenants when these Fieldyen visit your farm will he greatly appreciated

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