Cherokee Daily Times in Cherokee, Iowa
6 Oct 1970

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6 Oct 1970

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Cherokee Daily Times (Newspaper) - October 6, 1970, Cherokee, Iowa I a news digest j by the associated press serving As provisional president Washington a pres since Nasser died sept. 28. 1970 Community service award inner Iowa press Assn. Dent Nixon Back from a nine Day european tour is planning a special report to Congress and Saigon apr vie Cong mortars have killed seven South the nation on the . Commit vietnamese and wounded 52 in a government refugee Camp Allied military spokesmen report As intensified enemy attacks continue for a third Day along the Central coast. Filer Akee Hutlin Santee Merit to peace around the world. No Date has been set for the report but it could come As Early As next week and is expected to include the Prospect of further troop withdrawals from Vietnam Washington a Federal investigators say they have uncovered what appear to be a number at violations in the Wake of a plane crash in the Colorado Rockies that led to the deaths of 30 persons last Friday. Officials say formal hearings on the crash will be held. Washington a after nearly a month of discussion the Senate has shelved a constitutional amendment to abolish the electoral College and provide for the direct election of the president. Cairo a Egypt a Only political party has named Anwar Sadat to succeed the late Gam la Abdel Nasser As president of the country assuring his election by the National Assembly wednesday. Sadat has been Cherokee Iowa tuesday october 6, 1970 to tumm now in it yer vol. 42 number 292 Hollywood a a psychological autopsy will be conducted in an attempt to determine whether a drug overdose that killed singing Star Janis Joplin was accidental or deliberate. Montreal a the Canadian government has promised extra Protection for foreign diplomats following the kidnapping m unday night of Britain a senior Trade commissioner in the country. Quebec separatists arc being Soi it in connection with Canadas first political kidnapping. United nations . Apr declaring that the United nations is still having trouble making ends meet Secretary general u Thant has proposed a record budget of nearly $200 million for the world organization in 1971. Ray Mayne cite gains by gof during their terms by Mildred Smith gov. Robert d. Ray and us. Rep. Wiley Mayne were among the notables in Cherokee monday for the fall meeting of the sixth District federation of Republican women. Approximately 150 persons representing 18 counties of the sixth District in the pre election fall conference and special guests were in attendance. Governor and mrs. Ray arrive Ami inane Sadat named to succeed Nasser in ton i High band City dignitaries and representatives of the sixth District Republican women and proceeded immediately to the c caravan country Kitchen with a police escort. Tells accomplishments with few preliminaries in the form of Quot than yous Quot and acknowledgements gov. Ray waded immediately into the text of his message by calling attention to the program of accomplishment in his administration without a raise in taxes his Campaign Promise of two years ago which he stoutly maintains he has kept. Said Ray Quot the state has lived within its Means yet gave More Money than Ever before to. Higher education local schools to fight alcoholism for the handicapped elderly and needy to combat crime and drug abuse to Aid cities and Quot we have done this Quot Ray said Quot by setting priorities Money not immediately needed one place was shifted to he cited die creation of the governor s econ Cairo apr Egypt a Only political party named Anwar Sadat monday night to succeed the late a president carnal Abdel Nasser assuring his election by the National Assembly we docs Day. Meeting shortly before Midnight the 150-Momber Central committee of the Arab socialist Union unanimously approved the nomination of Sadat by the party a executive committee. Sadat 52, has been serving As provisional president since Nasser died sept. 28. The executive committee recommended that the Assembly meet wednesday to endorse Sadat that his election be confirmed by a nationwide referendum oct. 15, and that the president be inaugurated two Days later. Least controversial named vice president by Nasser in 1969, Sadat was considered by most observers to be the least controversial of several potential contenders for the presidency. One of the others it. Gen. Mohamed Fawzi com Mander in chief of Egypt a armed forces assured the Central committee of the military a full support for Sadat. The executive committee made a plea for Solidarity in the face of a the designs of hostile forces who desire to sow discord in our it moved quickly to replace Nasser it said to discount a reports spread by the imperialist press of the existence of a so called vacuum in a a Nasser a death places a great Burden an the Asu and its various organs to work closely with the new president to further Nasser a ideas a a the statement said. It also said Egypt a Alliance with the soviet Union is Quot a permanent Factor not a temporary convenience a and warned that Israel might decide to renew a military aggression because of the present situation in Egypt. Bolivian president resigns la Paz Bolivia a Cen Alfredo ova no Candia resigned As president today and two generals put in claims to succeed him. Gen. Rogelio Miranda army chief of staff who launched the revolt sunday announced that he was assuming the presidency of a military Junta. He did not name other members. Shortly thereafter a group of officers of the air Force who had remained Loyal to Ovando reported Gen. Juan Jose Torres retired commander of the armed forces was declared a president of the revolutionary Torres was quoted As saying he would be provisional president and would try to avoid a the consumption of the rightist coup whose Leader is Crown Queen on thursday noon Washington High school s 1970 Homecoming festivities will get underway thursday noon with the crowning of the Homecoming Queen. Candidates for the Honor were announced at an All school Assembly monday morning. They Are Sara Sandvig 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Jack Sandvig Jane Zoch 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Maynard Zoch Glenda Berkheimer 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Mike Berkheimer Jane Meloy 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Chuck Meloy and Rhonda file 17, daughter of or. And mrs. Kenneth file. Coronation ceremonies will be held on the colourfully decorated stage of the High school auditorium. Students have been Busy this week selecting a theme for the Coronation and making other preparations. Warren held will be the main speaker. Work on floats students on floats for the Homecoming Parade on Friday. Each class will build two floats. A Bonfire will be the highlight of a Pep rally scheduled for the swimming Pool parking lot thursday at 7 30 . A Pep rally will be led by cheerleaders and Pep band. Queen candidates and football players will give Pep talks at the Bonfire. The annual Homecoming Parade will begin at 2 30 Friday after omy committee inviting private individuals to help apply business techniques to save 23 million Dol la she cited revitalizing the Iowa development commission bringing in Industry and jobs summer youth Opportunity program and establishing tuition Grants for needy students to attend private Coli eyes As other innovative action helping to keep the state on the move. Forward. Quot sitting on hands Quot an advocate of Federal Revenue sharing Ray said Quot we need some balance in Money our state supplies the Federal government the Only thing holding this up is the democratic control led Congress Quot he charged. In contrast to the Spiro Agnew watch we now have a Congress watch Quot he said Quot Congress watch that just sits on its alluding to the Fontius Pilate Label slanted his Way by democratic gubernatorial candidate Robert Fulton Ray urged that name calling and rhetoric not be substituted for positive constructive thinking in the up coming Campaign. . Rep. Mayne spoke during the noon lunch hour and reminded District Republican women that 25 percent of Richard Nixon s plurality in Iowa during the presidential election came from the sixth congressional District. With this preamble he said his reelection Campaign places the president s record squarely on the line. Mayne then lauded Ray saying Quot How fortunate we Are to be represented so capably and graciously by such an outstanding Ile reminded his listeners of the importance of having the Republican ticket headed by a popular responsible Standard bearer As Many voters tend to make their party choices at the top of the ballot and then stay in that column All the Way Down through to lesser offices. Contribute $515 after his speech Mayne was advised that sixth District Republican women were contribut-1515 to his Campaign. Business meeting and reports were conducted during the morn ing hours mrs. James Johnson Cherokee county president was chairman. Dignitaries representing Republican women in addition to county cop officers were state president miss Ann Miletich first state vice president Betty state treasurer an Jun for vice past president mrs. Waudine Mansfield and sixth District vice chairman mrs. Margaret Mcdonald. It was reported that 16 of the county presidents of the 18 counties in sixth District were present. Mrs. Ray captured the eyes of her women constituents with Iowa s Symbol in Silver As a Pendant As her Only jewelry. Noon at the Corner of sixth Street and main. The Parade will proceed Down main Street to Gamble s store then North to the presbyterian Church West on Willow Street past the Cherokee state Bank and right on Cedar Street where it will disband. The Cherokee braves will Host Sheldon sorbs for the Homecoming game beginning at 7 30 . The Queen and her court will be present to reign Over the game and halftime festivities. Following the game Homecoming activities will conclude with a dance from to to 12 . At the Community Center. Quot the spectacle Quot will provide the music. Said the governor to the represent a Tive governor Robert Ray and his wife discuss program highlights with . Rep. Wiley Mayne accompanied by mrs. Mayne Here Mon Day. Scene was sixth District Republican women a session at which both Ray and Mayne spoke. Staff photos Book exhibit at Roosevelt Roosevelt elementary school will Host a comprehensive Book exhibit containing books recently published from preschool age to the adult level. The exhibit on loan from the area Xii resource Center will be set up for four Days oct. 6 -9, in the Roosevelt school multipurpose room and will be open to the Public from i . To 5 . Each Day. This exhibit contains close to 800 titles from some 70 publishers. Parents librarians and teachers from the surrounding area Are invited to attend this exhibit. Annotated indexed Cata logs of the exhibit Are available. Older groups key More 4-h interest Homecoming preparations students will spend this week building and decorating floats for Homecoming Parade to he held Friday after noon at 2 30. Here students Start to construct framework for floats. Each class at the High school will build two floats. Staff photo Hows your pumpkin 207 lbs. Elkins . A mrs. Jesse Hancock has done it again. Last year the Elkins resident grew a pumpkin that tipped the Scales at 210 pounds. This year mrs. Hancock a prize pumpkin weighs 207 pounds. The great pumpkin measures six feet around and stands More than four feet off the ground. Weather Iowa Cloudy tuesday night turning cooler except Southeast Chance of showers Southeast Chance of rain or drizzle remainder of state Low temperatures in Low 50s West to Low 60s East. Cloudy and turning colder wednesday with periods of rain or drizzle continuing except Northwest. Temperatures tuesday maximum a 83 for 24 hours preceding 8 . Minimum a 63 for 24 hours preceding 8 . Reading 63 at 8 . Precipitation for 24 hour period a none by Connie Alquist this week has been set aside As National 4-h week. In Observance of this i would like to Tell you something about Cherokee s older 4-h club a major part of this county a 4-h program. Older 4-h is an organization that provides an Opportunity for All 4-h members of the county to get together for informational meetings or just have a Good time. The club holds eight meetings each year on the second monday of each month. These meetings Are planned by the county 4-h Council. If there is business to be taken care of the chairman of the Council or our 4-h youth Leader Vernon hath presides. Programs for these meetings Are interesting. Speakers from the area give information on careers or present their views on subjects of interest to Young people. One evening for instance a foreign Exchange student from Holland told the group of her experiences in her country compared to the United states. A second program of interest was a talk by Tom Miller editor and publisher of the Cherokee daily times. He gave his View Points on what the Young people of our country can do about some of the problems. Other programs have included a presentation on citizenship by some of the Council members and a talk by three College students about life in today a colleges. In projects members of the older 4-h group also participate in the club s projects. A Winter Retreat last february at the state 4-h camping Center in Madrid provided a Chance for the members to participate in Winter activities and meet other 4-h members from surrounding counties. This past summer a picnic was planned with the Buena Vista county 4-h. We viewed together a filmed collage made by the state 4-h officers for the state conference. Another yearly project is operating a snack stand at the fair. The members work there in two hour shifts and have a Good time while Selling Candy ice Cream and pop. The most recent project is the clean up Campaign which is apart of the activities of National 4-h week. The 4-h members picked up litter along the Roadside ditches and then celebrated their hard work with a Bonfire and Weiner roast. All in All the older 4-h group in this county is very Active. Members or Joy this Chance to be with other 4-hers and to participate in their own activities. Open House for James Clarks Cleghorn or. And mrs. James w. Clark the former Wanda Fuhrman of Cleghorn will be honoured with an open House wedding reception sunday from 2 30 to 5 . At c leghorn presbyterian Church. Or. And mrs. Clark were married july 18 in Havre de Grace my. And Are now residing there. No invitations have been sent and All relatives and friends Are in Republic an symbolism a jumbo elephant awarded sixth District federation of Republican women for highest membership in state was an appropriate Welcome Symbol As governor Ray spoke at the fall conference of gop women Connie Alquist Nixon plans peace offer Washington a president Nixon said today he will deliver a major address to the nation to Vietnam wednesday night and will have a . Negotiating proposal presented at the Paris peace talks thursday. Nixon gave no Advance hint As to what the new . Peace talks offer might be. Speaking to newsmen at a Brief unscheduled appearance the president said he will address the nation at 9 . Wednesday Edt in a nationally televised and broadcast appearance. He added a for the past several weeks within the administration we have been having discussions of our negotiating position. Operation Edith set wednesday operation Edith evacuation Drill in the Home will be staged throughout Iowa and in Cherokee wednesday. Cherokee fire chief James bleakly said fire trucks will be driven around the City s residential area starting at 6 30 tomorrow evening signifying the Start of the Drill. The use of the fire trucks bleakly said will Call attention to Cherokee residents establishing a planned route of escape from their Homes in Case of fire or emergency. Summer s heat Here in autumn heavy Dew in the Early morning disappeared with the warming Ray s of the Sun monday and slowly turned the area into a warm summery afternoon with Only blowing leaves and Trees touched by the Many colors in Jack Frost s Brush As constant reminders of fall. The Mercury reached a High of 83 degrees and fell to a warmer than usual Low of 63 degrees. At 8 . Today the thermometer stood at 63 degrees with no precipitation recorded but huge heavy Banks of Clouds sometimes hiding the deep Blue sky. Suffers neck injuries in Accident Cherokee City police investigated a three car Accident in which one Man was injured at 9 30 . Monday. Cars driven by William Harold Decker 613 North Roosevelt and j Cannie Ann Berglund Larrabee were stopped for traffic that was pulling from a driveway on North second near Cherry Street when a car driven by Donald Medema Sioux Falls s. D. Struck the Decker car pushing it into the Berglund car. Decker suffered neck injuries in the mishap and he was treated by a Cherokee doctor. There was damage to the front bumper and Grille of the Medema vehicle. The entire rear end of the Decker car was damaged and the bumper of the Berglund car was dented

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