Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 27, 1976 · Page 5
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lowans Get Chance to Reenact Historic Pony Express Ride ByPaulHoIley Riders were paid $25 per Iowa Dally Press Ass'n. Timej Herald, Carroll, la. c week and Were required, DES MOINES — lowans Tue$day, April 27,1976 J according to advertisements with a spirit of adventure will of that day, "to be expert have the chance to reenact the across Iowa safely. riders and prepared to risk historic Pony Express mail The riders will carry letters death." ride in June. from the governors of each The firm of Russell, Majors A small group of horse state the ride will pass and Waddell, who organized enthusiasts from the state of through and 318 commemora- Washington, sponsoring a Pony Express ride from Mount Vernon, Wash, to Valley Forge, Pa., is inviting all horse owners to take part in the ride. The group, called Pony Express '76, has run into financial difficulties but hopes to make the 2,800-mile nonstop trip in relay fashion in 12 days — from June 22 to July 4. The ride is set to cross Iowa along U.S. Highway 30 on June 29 and 30. Riders and horses will be exchanged at 33 relay stations at 10-mile intervals across the state. _ Ed Redfern, deputy director of the Iowa bicentennial commission, said the commission will work with the state department of transportation and the highway patrol to make sure the Pony Express ride gets live postcards. The postcards will bear a double cancellation, one from Mount Vernon on June 22, and the other from Valley Forge on July 4. Pony Express 76 is selling the postcards for $25 apiece on a first come-first serve basis. Other postcards with the double cancellations are available at $5 each. Persons interested in participating in the ride may contact Pony Express 76, Box 1860, Mount Vernon, Wash. 98273. The original Pony Express lasted only two years, 1860 and 1861. The 1,966 mile route was from St. Louis to Sacramento. Delivery of the mail took 80 riders, 40 from the east and 40 from the west. Each rider rode 75 to 100 miles and carried 20 pounds of mail. Delivery was expensive at $5 a half ounce. the Pony Express, fell into debt because of the high operating expense and finally went bankrupt. But the spirit of the Pony Express lives on in those people who want to try it again for the bicentennial. AMERICAN WINS IN MUNICH MUNICH (AP) - Diane Walsh, 24, native of Washington, D.C., was chosen first prize winner of the International Piano Competition here. The prize consists of $2,500 and engagements this season and next in Germany and Austria. No first prizes were awarded in any of the other competition categories — violin, organ, bassoon and wind quintet. Miss Walsh will perform a solo recital in the Young Concert Artists series in New York at Hunter College Playhouse on May 4. Iowa Liquor Sales Near $100 Million PWP Installs Officers — Joe's Steak House in Denison provided the setting for the candlelight ceremony of the 1976 installation of officers for the local La Gente Libre chapter of Parents Without Partners. The officers and guests are (left bottom row): Jeanne Daniel, Carroll, director of public information; Virginia Yockey, Vail, secretary; Marilyn Roecker, Denison, director of activities; Donna Kelso, Carroll, director of program and education; (left top row) Maxine Pithan, Denison, vice-president; Henry Gross, Jefferson, membership director; Dick Wright, Ames, district supervisor; Erwin Grote, Carroll, treasurer; Bill Overas, Des Moines, associate zone administrator; Dick Meyer, Denison, director of newsletter and Bob Kurth, Glidden, president. Astrology «• . Sun Dancers by Thorn Me An Cushioned leather innersoles Natural wood platform Sundancers by Thorn McAn. You can choose from a variety of styles on platforms of natural wood. Or with a comfortable flexible wedge. Or even in an Exersple® design. All with cushioned leather innersoles and reinforced straps of-real, leather. Sundancers, woven by hand for beautiful feet. Ellerbroek's Shoes WestgateMall Carroll ARIES (March 21-April 19) Be as tolerant and patient with loved ones and your family today as you will be with persons who mean a great deal less to you. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Don't let a misunderstanding that should have been long-forgotten affect the way you'll deal with an old friend today. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Be content with what you have now. Don't be too concerned that another has more. The grass really isn't that much greener in her back yard. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Too many self-doubts today will limit your chances of success. Don't write yourself off before even trying. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Usually you're quite optimistic. Today, you're likely to be overly impressed by negatives. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Avoid a friend who is always willing to share what you have, but never what's hers. She could really turn you off today. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) You'll do well today as long as you don't run into serious opposition. Should things get tough you're apt to look for an easy out. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Don't ask someone to do something today that you'd refuse to do yourself. You'll get the same answer you'd give. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) You're better at managing your own affairs today than you will be at manipulating others. Mind your own business. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) It will be difficult to keep peace at home today if either you or your mate bring up an ifc 1 spurgeons Save on new window fashions in easy care Fiberglas 2 $ n or 5.97 pair * »' i'N Reg. $6.99-7.99 pr. This Week Only save 20% to 25% when you buy two pairs from our new Spring collection of exciting decorator prints by Town and Country. 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DES MOINES - Retail liquor sales in Iowa are edging toward the $100 million mark. A report issued this week by the state beer and liquor control department shows that sales for the fiscal year ending last June 30th totaled $96.9 million, up $6.3 million, or 7 per cent. Thirty of the department's 207 retail outlets each sold more than $1 million worth of liquor. Topping the list was one of the Des Moines stores with sales of $2.7 million. The department is presently handling 839 different items of distilled spirits including whiskies, gins, vodka, rum and cordials, plus 645 different wines. Most, if not all of the listed items, are stocked in the larger state stores. The 33 "wine cellar stores" carry a full stock of wines. Wine sales have increased 128 per cent during the past seven years. This upward trend continued last year with 1,358,000 gallons purchased, an increase of 79,000 gallons over the previous year. Whiskey accounted for 59 per cent of total distilled spirit sales in Iowa last year. Seven years ago, 69 per cent of all spirit sales in Iowa consisted of whiskey and American whiskies alone commanded more than 58 per cent of the market. Today, American whiskies have only 42 per cent of the market in Iowa. Sale of imported whiskies, mainly Canadian and Scotch, have grown from 13 per cent of the spirits total to more than 17 per cent. Vodka has been an even bigger gainer, rising from a little more than 15 per cent of the market to more than 20 per cent. Iowa, according to the beer and liquor department, ranks 44th in per capita consumption of alcoholic beverages with 1.34 gallons. Per. capita consumption in states, like Iowa, with a liquor monopoly, is 1.55 gallons, while per capita consumption in "open states" is 2.04 gallons. The report notes that Iowa, which ranks 24th in total population, ranks 24th in the country in alcoholic beverage revenue. 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