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RUBELLA DATE MAY 8: May 8 has been set for the "Rub Out Rubella" campaign throughout the county, Howard Johnson, project chairman, announced Wednesday. Plans were finalized Tuesday at a meeting of 50 representatives from various towns, schools, medical and civic personnel. Schedules for each…

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INSTRUCTION FOR CENSUS: Instruction in how to take the census was given Monday by Mrs. Ed Marz (standing) to a group of enumerators who will be working in Carroll County. Among the women were (from left) Shirley Sunderman of Carroll and Kathy Kretzinger, Ruth Bolger and Joy Annear, all of Co…

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SCHOOL FOR CONTRACTORS: Among 29 contractors attending a school conducted by the Soil Conservation Commission Monday and Tuesday in Carroll were, from left: Henry Rosener, Wall Lake; Roland Thorpe, Carnavon; Joe Schweers, Carroll; Dan Pemble, Scranton; area engineer Lowell Kleckner, Denison;…

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PONY EXPRESS: Two of the "Pony Express" riders who participated Friday in the first lap of a ride from Sioux City to Camp Sunnyside north of Des Moines were Bruce and Jerry Wright of Lake View. On hand also were Jack Dettman of Sac City, and Arnold Miller, far right, of Lake View. Miller, se…

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FIRSTS IN SPEECH: Carroll High School speech students who received first places at the state speech contest Saturday at Kuemper High School included, seated left to right: Lee Ann Pomeroy, Rhonda Nissen, Kathy Swearingen, Rosemary Hensel, Debbie Sides and Lois Martin; standing (Coach Mrs. Ro…

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KC BALL TO AID FUND: H. J. Kienapfel, right, purchases a ticket for the annual Knights of Columbus dance from William J. Keenan, KC dance chairman. The dance will be held Thursday, April 2 at the Starline Ballroom in Carroll with music provided by the Paul Moorhead orchestra. Proceeds from t…

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NEW PLANT EXECUTIVES: Robert Rayunas (second from left), general manager of the new Electronetics plant here, spoke to the Carroll Rotary Club Monday night. He was accompanied by Engineering Director Horst Genger (second from right). Shown with the men are President Fred Witt, left, and Ray …

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SPECIAL GUESTS: High school students were special guests of the Farm Bureau women at their recent smorgasbord supper. Included were (left to right) Barbara Broich of Carroll, Maja Belopeta of Yugoslavia, Matti Isannainen of Finland and Therese Isaac of France. The smorgasbord is held each ye…

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LETTER TO PRESIDENT: John Fasbender, president of the Kuemper High School student council, mails a letter to President Nixon in which the Kuemper students and faculty commended the president for his statement that he will take the case of a select group of Catholic educators "to the public" …

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FIRST 'LILY DAY' SALE: Saturday, March 21 will be "Lily Day" in Carroll, the annual fund-raising event for the Easter Seal campaign. Fifth and sixth graders from Holy Spirit school will be conducting the sale, beginning at 8 a.m. until late afternoon, with headquarters at Western Auto. Lange…

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GET READY FOR CONTEST: Completing judges' comment sheets that will be used Saturday in the southwest Iowa district of the Iowa High School Speech Association's contest at Kuemper are, from left, Shirley Thelen, Vicki Gach and Becky Stalzer. More than 900 contestants are expected to take part…

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CHANGES IN RAILROAD: The former Chicago Great Western tracks running through Carroll have been abandoned. The Great Western merged with the Chicago & North Western Railway Co. and railroad officials agreed to run all their trains through Carroll over the North Western tracks. The tracks …

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MRS. RUCHTI OFFERS GRILLED FISH RECIPE: A former Lake View resident for many years, Mrs. Gene Ruchti has devised several methods of cooking fish besides the regular pan-frying style; one of which she describes as a "homemade concoction," cooked on the grill. Formerly Marilyn Bruggeman of Car…

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DISTINGUISHED MUSIC CAREER TO END SUNDAY: A career that began 32 years ago will come to an end Sunday when Miss Louise Florencourt plays the organ at Holy Spirit church masses for the last time. She has served as choir director and has made major contributions to the field of sacred music fo…

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LUCK OF THE IRISH: Two of Carroll's genuine "Sons of Ireland," Charley Morrissey, left, and Robert Kelly, drew the winning numbers for the St. Patrick's Day Irish Sweepstakes Lucky License Number Promotion, which begins Friday. Special Blarney Bucks worth $300.00 will be give to 12 winners b…

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GREET STATE COMMANDER: Iowa Department Commander of the American Legion, Donald H. Harmeyer of West Point (third from right), was a guest Tuesday night of Maurice Dunn Post No. 7. On hand to greet him were (from left) LuVern C. Olberding, Eighth District vice-commander, local commander Don D…

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AUDUBON FATALITY: This is the auto in which Pfc. Richard (Ricky) Briggs, 18, of Audubon (inset) was injured fatally Sunday night when it went out of control and overturned seven miles northwest of Audubon. The car came to rest in a ditch. Young Briggs was thrown from the vehicle and crushed …

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SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION: Dr. Robert L. Langendeld (far right), exalted ruler of Carroll Elks Lodge No. 1637, presents scholarship recognition to three area students, winners of the Elks scholarship contest for high school seniors. Their entries will be advanced to the state contest. Left to …

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OLD-TIME PLAYS BACK: Oldtime melodrama that recalls the presentations in rural "opera-houses" and traveling tent shows will be seen in Carroll again tonight when Carroll Community High School stages three one-act plays in the auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited. Right off the cob, …

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ARCADIAN'S 2ND AWARD: Sgt. Richard A. Broich (right) of Arcadia receives his second award of the Air Medal at Phan Rang base, Vietnam, from Col. L. J. Campbell Jr. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Broich, Sgt. Broich was honored for outstanding airmanship and courage under fire as a C-13 Provide…

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March 4, 1970: MUSIC DRIVE: Mapping plans for the membership drive of Carroll Concert Association, President John Malett, left, points out the residential areas of the city to Ralph Ledin, Allied Concert representative; Mrs. Paul Conner of Glidden, out-of-town membership chairman, and Mrs. A…

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PLANT NEARS COMPLETION: Workmen have begun enclosing the building that will house the Carroll operations of Electronetics Corporation in the industrial park at the west edge of the city. The land and building costs for the plant will be approximately $1,000,000.00. Electronetics, which will …

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WORKERS RETIRE: Two long-time maintenance employees in the county engineer's office were honored at retirement ceremonies here Saturday night. Martin L. Schmeiser, county engineer, center, is shown presenting gifts to Earl Hagerty, Carroll, at left, who retires this year after 40 years servi…

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MRS. L.L. AKIN IS F.H.A. GRANDMOTHER: Mrs. L.L. Akin, wife of the Rev. Akin, has been chosen F.H.A. Grandmother of the Month for February. She was crowned by Pat Bohnenkamp, vice president, and was presented with a bouquet of roses by Edna Kokenge, president. Mrs. Akin, who will be 83 the fi…

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FARM FIRE: Fire of undetermined origin destroyed a chicken house and two small buildings on the Mrs. Anna Greving farm, three-quarters of a mile west of Willey Thursday afternoon. Firemen are shown above as they battled to keep the blaze away from a nearby corn crib. The Carroll Fire Departm…

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PLAYBOOKS TO DIRECTORS: Playbooks for "Mary, Mary," the first stage production scheduled for the recently formed Carroll Community Theatre, were given to the group's board of directors Wednesday evening for them to review. Officers of the organization, pictured from left, are C. E. McIlvain,…

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MAKING A SPACE SUIT: Pre-schoolers John Colshan (back to camera), Mary Beth Wieland, Becky Nobiling, Beth Brincks (in space suit) and Carol Hulsing (partially hidden) are shown how to fashion a space suit from boxes and aluminum foil by Judy Sturm, Mrs. Martha Millender and Kristy Drees duri…

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PROJECT '70 IS LAUNCHED: Kuemper High School seniors have launched the kickoff for Project '70, a project to raise $2,000 to provide four members of the senior class with college scholarships. Letters asking support for the project will be mailed to businessmen in Carroll and surrounding com…

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KUEMPER SCIENCE FAIR MARCH 14, 15: Monica Balk is busy working on her project, "Stimulation in Infancy," which she plans to enter in the Kuemper Science Fair. (Kuemper Charger photo)

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MARKET BLASTED: Marvin Rehbein, owner of Marv's Market in Vail, inspects damaged carcasses in his new beef holding cooler at Vail, dynamited late Thursday night. Damage was estimated at $15-20,000. Rehbein said Iowa Beef Packers strikers have been harassing his drivers. He has been buying be…

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CHAIR BLAZE: The charred remains of an upholstered chair were removed from the Leonard Schirck residence at 1410 North Carroll Wednesday afternoon. The fire caused extensive smoke damage.

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GUN SAFETY IS SHOWN: Harland Pomery (extreme left) demonstrates gun safety and marksmanship as his part of the Webelos Scouts demonstration on camping at Pack 113 Blue and Gold Banquet Tuesday night. Standing at rear is Webelos leader Ray Schonberger. Other Webelos are (left to right) Rodney…

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CLUB SIGNS VOLUNTEERS: President Fred Witt of the Carroll Rotary Club goes over the list of club volunteers who will work in the St. Anthony Hospital coffee shop Saturday nights. Looking on are Mrs. Gene Rampelberg, center, vice president, and Mrs. L. A. Smith, president of the hospital Auxiliary.

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RECEPTION FOR SENATOR: Senator Jack Miller (R-Iowa), center, was entertained at a reception Friday evening hosted by the Carroll County Republican Central Committee. Among those on hand to greet the senator were, from left, County Supervisor Leonard Rupiper, Templeton; Mrs. John Edgerton, Ma…

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VALENTINE 'TREATS': Residents of St. Anthony Nursing Home had Valentine treats Thursday when the holiday visiting committee of the Hospital Auxiliary made the rounds of all the rooms, distributing heart-shaped cookies, candies and cupcakes. Auxiliary members Mrs. Henry Steinkamp (left) and M…

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ANTONIAN GRADUATES: Nurses' caps were received by 32 students of the Antonian School of Practical Nursing, during recent ceremonies at the school. Sr. Mariquita, director, presented the caps. Students participated in a candlelighting ceremony to signify the passing on of nursing traditions. …

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RULERS AT MARDI GRAS: The royal court of Kuemper High School's Mardi Gras celebration, crowned Tuesday, includes, left to right, Michael Frank, sophomore; Dennis Schultes, junior; Darwin Brincks, freshman; John Fasbender, student council president and crowner; Mardi Gras King Jose Senni and …

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HEAD REALTORS: Officers elected at the organizational meeting of the Carroll Multiple Listing Service Tuesday morning at Tony's Restaurant were, from left, Frank Hoffmann, chairman of the board; Robert Pudenz, secretary-treasurer; and L.H. Comes, president.

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SCOUT WEEK LAUNCHED: Cub Scouts of Pack 100, Holy Spirit parish, receive congratulations from Mayor William S. Farner, noting that Feb. 7-13 is National Boy Scout Week, and the 40th anniversary of Cub Scouting. Pack members will attend mass together with their fathers on Sunday, Feb. 8, and …

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NEW SCOUT CHAIRMAN: The Audubon Boy Scout program has a new chairman. C. H. (Chuck) Stolz, a furniture dealer, has been named chairman of Scout Troop No. 103 Committee. Stolz (left) succeeds Dr. R. L. Bartley (right), who has headed the Scout program in Audubon 16 years, during which 35 boys…

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BIERL'S NEW STORE: Under construction on the east edge of Carroll is the new Bierl's Parkway Furniture store, shown in architect's sketch above. It will contain about 25,000 square feet of selling and warehouse space and is expected to be open sometime in March. The entire stock of Bierl's S…

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DISCUSSES PROJECT: R. A. Wright of Carroll (right), an early financial backer of the project, discusses with Dr. William G. Murray of Ames a project to establish 'Living History Farms' in Iowa. Dr. Murray described his plan at a Rotary Club meeting here Monday night and asked cooperation fro…

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SAMPLE OF SWEETS: Maja Belopeta (center) offers a sampling of sweets from her native Yugoslavia to her host mother, Mrs. Clarence Schweers. At left is her American 'sister,' Beth Schweers. Both girls are seniors at Kuemper High School, where Maja is a student under the Youth for Understandin…

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LUNCHROOM STUDYING: Seniors take advantage of the cafeteria during their study mods. The cafeteria is open for study throughout the day except during lunch mods.

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BATTLE FLAMES: Firemen, left, battle a stubborn blaze at the Lockhart Automotive Company building at the corner of Seventh and Main streets early Friday. The blaze caused heavy damage to the interior of the structure and windows were broken by the heat. Two alarms were sounded; the second af…

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NEW PLANT GOING UP: The steel framework for the 125,000 square foot industrial facility being constructed in the industrial park at the west edge of Carroll is being put in place this week. A week earlier the construction workers were fighting sub-zero temperatures while unloading the steel …

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BAND TUNES UP: Part of the Carroll High School stage band rehearses for two appearances this week. They will perform as a group, and along with the CHS high school band, in a concert Thursday night at the school auditorium beginning at 8 p.m. The public is invited to the free musical present…

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STANDBY GENERATOR: A new generator was put into place in the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. building in Carroll Tuesday morning. The new emergency generator will enable the telephone company to operate its equipment in case of a general power failure. A portable unit mounted on a trailer th…

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JANITORS ARE A CREDIT TO KUEMPER HIGH SCHOOL: Clarence Reinhart, Hugo Wessling and Joe Determan form a line of Kuemper's most diligent workers — the janitors!! (Kuemper Charger Photo)

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C. OF C. ELECTS: Newly elected directors of the Audubon Chamber of Commerce include (from left) Ben Kardell, Charles Sornson, Dean Axland and Everett Johansen. Outgoing Audubon Chamber of Commerce President Kessler received a plaque in recognition of his service.

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SCOUT PROJECT: Boy Scouts of Troop 123, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will launch a light bulb sale tonight to raise funds for equipment and summer camping. The door-to-door sale will continue for three weeks under direction of Lloyd Thede, Scoutmaster. Showing off their wares a…