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ZIP MAIL SORTER: Whatever became of the postman who braved all that rain, snow and sleet? He's being mechanized when it comes to Zip Code reading. This Zip Mail Translator (MT) is due to begin appearing in post offices nationwide this year. It spots code numbers and with computerized memory …

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MOTHERS HONORED: "Your Hospital Cares" is evidenced by the special treatment given to all mothers in St. Anthony Hospital on Mother's Day. Trays were prepared with Mother's Day placemats, cards, napkins and a red carnation. Pictured are the oldest resident of St. Anthony Nursing Home, Mrs. E…

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HELP IN CLEANUP: Members of the Audubon and Red Oak National Guard units helped open Audubon's annual cleanup campaign by making house-to-house pick-up of trash and rubbish. The Red Oak unit furnished trucks and drivers, and the Audubon detachment contributed trucks and manpower, too. Among …

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REIGN AT CARNIVAL: Steve Garbier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve A. Garbier of Carroll, and Mary Tigges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Tigges of Dedham, both freshmen, were crowned king and queen of the Kuemper High School Spring Carnival Wednesday afternoon. The court, comprising candidates fr…

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CLUBS BANQUET: The Carroll High School DECA and VICA Clubs sponsored an employer-employee banquet at the Elk's Club Tuesday night. Those standing at the head table include Joe Russell, Trades and Industries coordinator; the speaker, Joe Moore, Des Moines, consultant for the state; Rich Jenki…

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$3,000 TO ST. ANTHONY: Pledges for the new St. Anthony Hospital, soon to be completed, continue to come in. Wayne Weeks, manager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company office in Carroll, is shown handing a $3,000 check to Robert Blincow, hospital administrator. The check is part of North…

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ONE SERVICE AT HOSPITAL: Pediatrics care is only one of the ways St. Anthony Hospital serves the needs of the Carroll area. Some members of the pediatrics staff and patients are shown, including (from left) Mrs. Roland Liekteig and David Billmeier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Billmeier of Car…

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CAR HITS MALL STORE: A car police said was driven by Fred Emil Maasen of 517 Nameless Street, Manning, jumped the curb, ran over a parking meter and struck the front of Dearduff's Men's Wear shop on the east end of Westgate Mall early Thursday afternoon. Maasen was unhurt, and only minor dam…

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JOURNALISTS ARE INITIATED: Kuemper High School journalists were honored at the annual publications dinner Wednesday night at Joe's Executive Club. Initiated into Quill and Scroll, national honor society for high school journalists, were (standing, from left) Kathy Cawley, Molly Burgess, Wand…

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TRYOUT FOR NEW TRUCK: Audubon volunteer firemen got their first chance to try out a new $13,000 farm fire tank truck Saturday afternoon when fire of undetermined cause destroyed 500 bales of hay on the Alton Madsen farm east of Audubon. The new truck (left) was paid for by funds levied for f…

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PLANT TREES: Six ginkgo trees were planted Monday in the new parking area along the former Fourth Street as a part of the city's central business district urban renewal project. The trees were planted by a crew from Carroll Nurseries, which included Jim Daniel, Leonard Sandrock, Henry Daniel…

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ART SHOW WINNERS: Michael Blake (left) of Audubon, and Kathleen Schiltz, Carroll, were the top artists exhibiting in the annual Sidewalk Art Show in Carroll Saturday. Blake had the best display, and Miss Schiltz the best in show. They are shown with their winning entries. Warren Morlan (seco…

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AWARD WINNERS: Essay winners on the topic of mental retardation were presented cash awards Thursday evening by Mrs. Virgil J. Baumhover, left, at a meeting of the Carroll County Association for Retarded Children. The winners are (from left) Joni Hinze, Manning, first place in the county; Jea…

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ON WASHINGTON TOUR: Four Carroll area women were among 96 Farm Bureau Women's leaders on an educational tour of the nation's capital this week. They are (from left) Mrs. Horace Graves, Harlan; Mrs. LeRoy Olsen, Dow City; Mrs. Vernon Anthony, Westside; and Mrs. Calvin Rasmussen, Scranton. The…

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WINNING RACERS: Pinewood cars were judged and raced at the monthly Cub Scout Pack No. 113 meeting last night in the Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall. Winning entrants for design and performance pictured are (from left) Teddy Stanzyk, first in design; Craig Osborn, second in design; Matt Ti…

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SCIENCE WINNERS: Eight out of 97 entries in the annual fifth and sixth grade science fair at St. Lawrence were awarded blue ribbons. Shown in front of two of the winning projects, "Ecology: The Science of Relationships" and "Sunflowers — A valuable Crop," are winners Steve Feld, Kristy Daege…

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HARLAN CHAMPS: The Harlan Cyclone golf team members proudly display their first-place team trophy won in the Tigers-Knights Invitational golf meet held at the Carroll Country Club. Members of the winning team, who posted a four-man team total of 306 to best runner-up Audubon by five strokes,…

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EXPRESS APPRECIATION: Four members of the Kuemper High School student body returned to Boone Thursday to say "thanks" for the hospitality the people of that city gave Kuemper students when they became snowbound there on their way home from the state basketball tournament in Des Moines last m…

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EXTENSION SERVICE COFFEE: The Carroll County Extension Service acquainted area club presidents and program chairmen with a new program service, "Independent Study Programs," at a coffee Wednesday morning at the Extension Office. The service, developed by the Cooperative Extension Service of …

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PROCLAIMS 'ART WEEK': Present as Carroll Mayor William S. Farner signs a proclamation designating April 18-24 as "Art Appreciation Week" are (from left) Warren Morlan, chairman; the mayor; Jewell Jung, Chamber of Commerce president; and William Doan, retail chairman. The Retail Bureau will s…

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JACKIE IS A HOSTESS: Jacquelyn Jochims of Carroll, now an elementary school teacher in Kansas City, was the hostess at the Iowa Auto Dealers Convention banquet in Des Moines. Pictured with Miss Jochims are Clark Peters, left, president of Peters Motors, Inc., of Carroll, and Warren McEleney …

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CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT TOP INTEREST OF THE JOHN DOSTALS: John and Norma Dostal, who moved here a year ago from Fort Dodge, want to develop a sense of responsibility and empathy in their children. They take their four children on regular visits to nursing homes. Mrs. Dostal reads with her chi…

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SPRING CLEANUP: Yard workers come out in force during pleasant weather. Melissa and Katie Wells, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Wells, spruce up the yard of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Holley, 111 West Ninth Street.

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FIREMAN 50 YERAS; NOT READY TO RETIRE: Fifty years as a member of the Lake City Volunteer Fire Department is the record of Floyd Wellington, who joined the department March 4, 1921. Wellington has seen the fire-fighting equipment at Lake City grow from a Model T Ford and a hand-drawn horseca…

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SCHOLARSHIP WINNER: Anna Mae Mayer, a senior at Kuemper High School, has been chosen as the recipient of the Carroll Elk's Lodge No. 1637's 1971 college scholarship. Presenting the scholarship check is Joe Dalhoff, Elk's Exalted Ruler, left, as Henry Schoenjahn, chairman of the Elk's scholar…

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ARCADIA VISITORS: Members of the second grade class of Ar-We-Va community school at Arcadia were in Carroll Monday for a visit in connection with a social studies unit they have just completed. The class and their teachers are pictured above in the Westgate Mall, which was one of the stops o…

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SPORTSMAN'S PARTY PRIZES: Carol Rowedder, left, and Lois Testroet, right, employees at Iowa Public Service, are shown displaying some of the 200 prizes to be awarded at the annual Carroll County Wildlife Conservation League Sportsman's Party to be held in the Carroll High School gymnasium at…

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LAUNCH CANCER CRUSADE: The kickoff meeting for the 1971 April Cancer Crusade was held Thursday evening in the Holy Spirit School cafeteria. Forty-five captains with 5 to 12 crusade door knockers working with each captain will be contacting people in Carroll County. The fundraising drive will…

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CITATION FOR GIVING: Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hackett are shown receiving a World Parish Citation from the Rev. Dr. Ernest F. Martin (right), which was awarded to the Carroll United Methodist Church by the Rev. Dr. Alfred E. Wilken, Sioux City District superintendent, in appreciation of full partic…

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SELECTING THE WINNERS: Carroll County hog producers competed in the annual Market Hog Show Tuesday night. Judge for the event was Dean Christian, livestock serviceman for the Oscar Meyer packing plant in Perry. First-place winner was Ward Salisbury of Glidden, pictured here with his top hog.

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LESSONS ON CHILD SAFETY: Lessons on child safety at home, in the school and at play were graphically demonstrated in a series of programs presented at elementary schools in Carroll on Monday. "Mr. McFeely" is shown above with a large group of youngsters at Holy Spirit School. The same progra…

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MRS. LAHEY FINDS CHALLENGING IN CONTINUING HER EDUCATION: Education is a vital part of the life of Mrs. Fern Lahey, assistant vice president of the Carroll County State Bank. Since moving to Carroll in the summer of 1961, she has taken an adult education class in homemaking at Carroll High S…

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ALL-SEASONS PARK SHELTER: Phil Thein, Carroll park superintendent, is shown outside the recently winterized shelter house at South Side Park. Mr. Thein and John Maze, park commission employee, utilized their spare time during the past two months to winterize the shelter by installing a new c…

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BASKETBALL RECOGNITION: When Carroll placed two teams in the recent state high school basketball tournament, it marked continuation of a tradition of cage excellence established here in the early '20s. The Holley semi-pro team, shown here, took on all likely opponents throughout the state wi…

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WATER AND WASTE CLINIC: Naomi Schank, left, housing equipment specialist, Iowa State University extension service, and Ted Willrich, Extension Agricultural Engineer at ISU, were the speakers at a Water and Waste Clinic held at the Elk's Club in Carroll Wednesday. The two are shown talking to…

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DERBY WINNERS: Winners in the annual pinewood derby races held Monday night by Cub Scout Pack 102 at St. Lawrence Hall, shown with their cars, were (from left) Jim Rutten (third place), Mark Heinrichs (first place), Trent Steffen (second place) and Brian Wagner (best design). At center front…

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EXOTIC BREED CATTLE SALE: A Limousin cross-breed heifer, shown here, brought $5,500 at the first annual production sale of exotic breed cattle offered by the Garst Farms, Coon Rapids, here Monday. There were 120 registered buyers from throughout the United States and Canada and a large numbe…

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Mrs. Eileen Muhlbauer, R.N., shows surgery's new Gomco suctions. This piece of equipment provides explosion-proof intermittent gastric suction, and is used during some types of surgery. Another Gomco suction has been ordered also for use in the new hospital.

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HAPPINESS: A WIN AT STATE: The Carroll High School cheering section at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines erupted with mixed emotions in the final seconds of Carroll's 54-50 win over Rockwell-Swaledale when it became apparent the Tigers would continue on the trail in quest of the Cla…

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READIES RACER: Brian Wagner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wagner, is busy with his sandpaper as he gets his pinewood racer in shape for the annual Pine Box Derby at 7:30 Monday, Mar. 22, in the St. Lawrence gym. Brian is a member of Cub Scout Pack No. 102. Parents and guests are invited to the race.

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SCENE IN CCT PLAY: A tense scene shapes up in this rehearsal of the Carroll Community Theater's "Third Best Sport," to be presented March 27 and 28 at Carroll High Auditorium. The principals are (from left) Mrs. Richard Happe, Mrs. Ronald Schechtman, Mrs. Kenneth Ebner, Dr. David McCoy and C…

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NEW CAR MISSING: Audubon police Saturday still were waiting for word on a $3,600 automobile stolen early Friday in a break-in at Conklin Ford Sales. Thieves forced open a back door and took the keys to a 1971 car in the sales lot. Police Chief Bill Shaw (right) and Salesman Don Tessman (left…

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PLAN TRIP TO TOURNEY: A special meeting was held late Thursday to discuss plans for the trip to the state tournament by both Carroll and Kuemper high schools. Those in attendance were (from left) Jewell Jung, Chamber president; Louis Prenger, Chamber public affairs division; George Fair Carr…

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PROJECT '71 IS LAUNCHED: Kuemper High School seniors apply a redesigned 1971 Carroll Chamber of Commerce membership decal to the front door of Mary Lou's Beautique, 221 West Fourth Street. The work is the first fundraising event for the Project '71 scholarship drive at Kuemper. From left are…

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READY FOR CAMPAIGN: "Roll Up Your Sleeves" is the theme of the Carroll County Red Cross fund drive scheduled this month, according to the poster being held by Dr. Eleanor Roverud, county president. With her are the co-chairmen for Carroll, Mrs. David NcCoy (left) and Mrs. Robert Q. Christens…

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SUPER STARCH: Problem seems to be getting all the legs in one basket. Frozen wash is a common winter sight in northern regions of the United States.

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SCOUTS HONORED: Given special recognition at the Girl Scout Dad-Daughter box social at St. Lawrence Yender auditorium Sunday night were (top photo, from left) Paula Severin, Caroline Tan Creti, Jan Friedman and Barb Jessen, all graduating senior Scouts; Sherry Grade and Jan Casey received th…

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BIG ITEM FOR AUCTION: A 3,000-pound steer, donated by Clyde McCollough, will be one of the items to be sold at auction on the church grounds Wednesday, March 10 at 1 p.m. to benefit the Vail Presbyterian Church building fund. Among the other items to be sold are antiques, furniture, livestoc…

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CARROLL COUNTY STATE BANK ADVERTISEMENT: Sharon Gute's experience puts you up ahead in Banking Service — part of the 100 years behind our banking reputation in the Carroll community. Businesses keep track of their inventory … a reflection of how business is doing. We feel our people are an i…

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SECOND IN STATE MEET: Todd Pettitt, at left, and Jeff Jensen, a pair of 12-year-olds, are shown with their second-place trophies for doubles competition in the statewide prep bowling meet. Both Pettitt and Jensen are sixth graders at Carroll Community School. The two Carroll boys rolled thei…

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JAYCEES TO REORGANIZE: A meeting has been called at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce office in Audubon to reorganize the defunct Audubon Jaycees. A preliminary planning meeting was held last week with state and national Jaycee officers on hand. Those present included (from left)…