Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 7, 1976 · Page 9
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More Iowa Women Are Entering Politics By Chris Wagner (Drake University Journalism Student) DES MOINES - More and more Iowa women are entering politics. In 1965 six women were in the Iowa Legislature. Last year, 14 women were elected to the legislature, including four senators and 10 representatives. Rep. Joan Lipsky, a Republican from Cedar Rapids, said one reason she decided to go into politics was because she felt women were not being adequately represented in state government. Rep. Mary O'Halloran, a Democrat of Cedar Falls, doesn't think women should be asked why they go into politics. "Men are never asked why they go into politics. Why should women be asked that question?" O'Halloran said Iowa is a very progressive state because it has passed several laws recently that have reduced discrimination against women. She cited a rape reform law that makes it illegal for a woman's past to be used against her in court and a law that increased the inheritance tax exemption for widows. Iowa also has passed a law that prohibits discrimination against women when applying for credit, and was one of the first states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. "Iowa has one of the strongest and largest women's Fred Reyes of the STORM LAKE HEARING AID SERVICE Announces HEARING AID SERVICE So that we can better service our users, we will be available for Hearing Aid Service the second Friday of every month starting Friday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the City Hotel, This will be a continuous service for the Carroll and surrounding area. If you have difficulty hearing, we invite you to come in for a Free Hearing Test. (No Obligation). Better Product . . . Better Service Box 396 Phone 732-3775 STORM LAKE HEARING AID SERVICE political caucuses in the country," said Rep. Diane Svoboda, a Democrat from Amana. Svoboda attributed the strength of the 5,000-member caucus to Roxanne Conlin, who is assistant attorney general and was chairman of the caucus from 1971 to 1975. "She was a very strong and powerful leader who really unified us," said Svoboda, a member of the caucus. Iowa's female legislators feel strongly about many issues, including women's rights, conservation and Watergate. Sen. Minnette Doderer, a Democrat from Iowa City, is an advocate of women's rights. "Women must prove their competence to get elected, but men don't have to prove theirs," said Doderer. Doderer is interested in environmental issues and is president pro tern of the Iowa Senate. She ran for lieutenant governor in 1972 and lost but said she learned a lot from the experience. Sen. Elizabeth Shaw, a v Republican from Davenport, said the hardest thing for her to realize was that she couldn't be a perfect wife, mother and legislator at the same time. "I had to make some sacrifices like seeing my family less and having a messy house once in a while, but it was worth it in the long run," said Shaw. Shaw, who also practices law in Davenport, has worked to get more state funding for private schools. Another advocate of women's right is Rep. O'Halloran. "1 am primarily concerned with preserving and protecting women's rights as human beings," said O'Halloran. She said women have trouble being accepted in politics because politics has traditionally been a male-dominated field." O'Halloran is chairman of the House Energy Committee. O'Halloran expressed concern about the effect Watergate has had on today's youth. "I think today's young people have become very cynical and apathetic about politics as a result of Watergate," said O'Halloran. She said a lot of responsibility rests on today's politicians because they are the ones who must be good "role models" for future politicians. Don't miss this sale on a Styli$h Family Room Group * SOFA * LOVESEAT * ROCKER * CHAIR Compare at regular list price of $ 699 Timei Herald, Carroll, la. Q Wednesday, April 7, 1976 7 "If we set a poor example for young people by being corrupt and dishonest, how can we expect them to be any different?" said O'Halloran. Rep. Svoboda is concerned with agricultural issues since she represents a rural area. She is on the House Agricultural Committee and has supported a bill that would preserve the family farm by limiting the land that corporations can buy. The first women to be elected to a stale public office in Iowa was May Francis, a Republican picked as superintendent of public instruction in 1920. Carolyn Pendray was the first woman to be elected to the Iowa House in 1928. Pendray, a Democrat from Maquoketa, was an advocate of women's rights and public education. Pendray was also the first woman to be elected to the Iowa Senate in 1932. What advice do Iowa's female legislators have for women following their footsteps? "You must plunge into politics and (you) cannot stop to analyze your chances or you will never do anything," said Doderer. Shaw said it is important for a woman to be involved in local politics before she runs for state offices so she will have some political experience and will be known in her community. As Iowa women become more active in all areas of state government, Rep. Lipsky said she would not be surprised to see a woman run for governor of Iowa soon. This finely crafted furniture features: * The deeply tufted naugahyde upholstery reverses to a nylon plaid * Elegant coordinating straps on arms and back * Wooden arms and sides enhance the rugged good looks. EXTRA BONUS • buy the group and get 3 matching tables FREE! THE FURNITURE STORE Factory Direct Buying Fine Furniture u ' s A ' '., _ • i i»» b-r-r-e-a-t Reasonable Prices $/\LE Lake CHy, Iowa 8:30 - 5:30 Monday - Saturday Cad 464-3156 for any evening Classified Ad Information Dial 3573 All copy for classified ads and clas silled display ads must be In the I Times Herald by 9 a.m. day of publication Monday through Friday. CLASSIFIED DISPLAY Per column Inch $1.70 Additional Insertions 11.50 CLASSIFIED CASH WITH ORDER One day, per word lie Three days, per word 26c Six days, per word 38c CARD OF THANKS 20 words or less $2.50 Over 20 words 10c per word Want Ads Card of Thanks Announcements STYLE SHOW April 12 8P.M. St. Lawrence Gym $1 Adm. CARD OF THANKS May God bless all the wonderful people who were so kind and thoughtful at the death of our mother and for the spiritual bouquets, food and prayers. A special thank you to all the priests who made our loss so much easier to bear. Family of Mrs. Geo. Berger 3-69-ltp You haven't begun to read today's paper until you have read every ad on this page. CARD OF THANKS My sincere thanks to everyone who remembered me with prayers, flowers, cards and gifts during my stay at the hospital and since I returned home. Everything was greatly appreciated. Mrs. Clara Stangl 3-69-ltc Announcements PANCAKE SUPPER Wednesday, April 7th 5:00-8:OOP.M. Fellowship Hall First United Methodist Church 1620 North Adams Sponsored by Senior UMYF Price: $1.50 6-66-7ip NOTICE: YOU'RE invited to attend a cooking demonstration of preparing Lenten food the easy way using microwave ovens, Friday April 9th ... 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. ... at Walters Appliance Center in Carroll. 6-68-3tc Want Ads work wonders. • If you get the Times Herald by Mail • You don't have to Miss a Single Issue • And we don't want you to. Here's a quick and easy way to avoid the inconvenience of having your paper stopped. Check the label on your paper now. Look at the top of Page 1. Your name and address are printed there. The' number to the right is the expiration date of your paper. (For example: 12-31-75 would mean that your paper expires Dec. 31, 1975.) If your paper is close to the expiration day, right now, before you forget, make out a check for renewal. Rural Mail Subscription Rates Carroll & Adjoining Counties. . ... 1 year «20.00 6 mos. '11.00 '6 mos. J 6.00 DAILY TIMES HERALD Phone 792-3573 CARROLL CABLE TV is celebrating spring with a FREE INSTALLATION OFFER fora limited time only Jointheexciting world of Cable TV today 12 action color channels including a 24 hour color weather, music and information channel. CALL 792-4800 CARROLL CABLE TV Personals HAPPY 80th GRANDMA HAPPY 21st MOM & DAD — from the kids. 9-69.1 Ip "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CYNTHIA" From The Elders 9.69-11C Investments 11 Legal Notices IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR CARROLL COUNTY NOTICE OF PROBATE OF FOREIGN WILL, OF APPOINTMENTOF EXECUTORS, AND NOTICETOCREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Clara Elizabeth Melser Deceased. TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF Clara Elizabeth Meiser Deceased: You are hereby notified that on the 6th day of April, 1976, the last will and testament of Clara Elizabeth Meiser deceased bearing date of the 26th day of June, 1973, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Bruce A. Meiser was appointed executor of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought in the district court of said county within six months from the date of the second publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 6th day of April, 1976. Bruce A. Meiser Executor of said Estate 5351 Streamview Dr. San Diego, California 92100 MinnichS. Neu Attorneys for said Executor Carroll, Iowa 51401 Alfred J. Klocke Clerk of the District Court Court House, Carroll, Iowa Date of second publication 14th day of April, 1976. April 7,14, 1976 ORDINANCE NO. 37 An Ordinance permanently designating three public places for the publication by posting of ordinances and amendments. WHEREAS, Section 362.3 of the Code of Iowa, 1975, as amended, provides tha.t If a city has a population of two hundred or less or in the case of an ordinance or amendment to an ordinance to be published in a city in which no newspaper is published, a publication required by the city code may be made by posting in three public places in the city which have been permanently designated for such purpose by ordinance; and WHEREAS, the City of Lanesboro, Iowa, has not heretofore permanently designated three public places for the publication by posting ot ordinances and amendments; NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS ORDAINED by the Council ol Lanesboro, Iowa, as follows: Section 1. That the following three public places in the City of Lanesboro are hereby permanently designated as the public places at which ordinances and amendments to ordinances may be published by posting In lieu of publication in a newspaper, all in accordance with the provisions of Section 362.3 of the Code of Iowa, 1975, as amended: CityHall Farmers Cooperative Elevator Building Commercial Savings Bank Section 2. All ordinances and resolutions, or parts thereof, In conflict herewith be and the same are hereby repealed, to the extent of such conflict. Section 3. This Ordinance shall take effect and be In force from and after its passage, approval and publication, as by statute provided. Passed and approved this 5th day of April, 1976. Edgar E. Hunt, Mayor Attest: Paul Zimbeck, Clerk April?, 1976 7.5% Interest per annum on thrift certificates that require only a $1,000 deposit for a 24-month period at Mid-States Enterprises, Inc., Hwy. 30 & Carroll Street in Downtown Carroll. Phone7*2-1250. 11-35-1tc Business Services 14 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the City of Lanesboro, Iowa, proposes to sell to Russell and Naomi Streeter, the following described real estate, towit: That part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 85 North, Range 33, West of the 5th P.M., Carroll County, Iowa, (also a part of the public park as shown on the plat of the Town of Lanesboro), described as follows: Commencing at the Intersection of the Southeasterly line of Park Street and the Southwesterly Line of Park Lane; Thence South 43 degrees 23' East along the Southwesterly line of Park Lane 20.0 feet to the point of beginning; thence South 43 degrees 23' East 180.0 feet; thence South 46 degrees 28' West 158.0 feet; thence North 2 degrees IV West 239.8 feet to the point of beginning. Public Hearing will be held April 15, 1976, at 7:30 o'clock p.m. at the Fire Hall located in Lanesboro, Iowa, to hear comments from any interested person or groups concerning the proposed sale. Any person or group may submit written comments concerning the proposed sale to Mr. Paul Zimbeck, City Clerk, Lanesboro, Iowa. Comments should be submitted on or before April 13, 1976. Detailed Information regarding said proposed sale is on file in the office of the City Clerk, Lanesboro, Iowa, and available for public inspection. Published on order of the City Council of the City of Lanesboro, Iowa. Paul Zimbeck City Clerk April 7,1976 DEN'S UPHOLSTERY &REFINISHING Located in Willey, Iowa For all types of upholstery & refinishing. Specialty In automobiles. (EXPERIENCED) Open 8:00 A.M. to6 P.M. Mon. thru Sat. Bus. Ph.: 792-2374 Res. 792-4654 u-68-2ip Now digging . . . . . .trees,flowering . shrubs, evergreens and honeysuckle. Visit our 20 acres. CARROLL NURSERY 14-66-tfc CRANE SERVICE available in this area. Call 659-3004. Midwest Marketing Industries, Glidden. Iowa. 14-130-ttc KIRBY—KIRBY NOTICE —Protect your interests! Do business only with your local Authorized Kirby Sales 8, Service Man. Over 20 years servicing the area. Ph. 792-3334 or 653-5192 Arlo Pfannkuch 14-69-3tc For all chain saw sales service call or see REINART SERVICE 7th 8. Hwy. 30 Ph. 792-2126 (lowaSmall EngineCenter) 14-240-UC JACOBSEN TRAVEL AGENCY 225 E. 5th Phone 792-4431 Paul Fricke, Manager 14-tfc PRINGLETAX SERVICE, INC. Across from Holiday Station NEW OFFICE HOURS: 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. Monday thru Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Saturday No appointment necessary Call 792-3805 for appointment "No tax return too small" Bill Comito, Mgr. I4-52-33IC LET THE DAILY TIMES HERALD HELP YOU AT YOUR FARM SALE

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