Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 30, 1976 · Page 10
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Jjhftwrffor Published by the Studenti of Carroll High School Vol. 23 Carroll, Iowa, Carroll Times Herald, Friday, April 30, 1976 No. 31 Art Fantasia Scheduled On May 1. the annual sidewalk art show will be held in downtown Carroll. The exhibit is sponsored by the Carroll Chamber of Commerce. Weather that day and the number of entrants will determine if the show will be held inside, outside, or both. This art fantasia is open to anyone and is divided into two divisions — adult and student. There is no entry fee and the show is open to all amateur artists. Most entries will be offered for purchase. Ribbons are to be awarded for first and second places in both classes. The best art-work in the show — of either division — will receive a ribbon and a cash prize. Judging will take place according to these classifications: 1) oils and acrylics, 2) fabric art — macrame, batik, etc., 3) water color, 4) pottery, 5) three dimension — sculpture, 6) drawing and sketches. Judges for the show are Mr. Doug Palmer, who is president of the Art Educators of Iowa Association, and a high school teacher from Central Webster Community School. Twelve to fifteen Carroll High School students will Marathon Dance Sponsored The A.F.S. will sponsor a marathon dance on May 15th which will last from six p.m. until midnight. The dance will be held in the Carroll High Auditorium. Entertainment will be provided by records and the Golden Comets. Judges will pick the best dancers of those that last the entire time and prizes will be awarded. The dance will also be open to those who wish to just dance instead of participate in the marathon. Advance tickets will be sold on May 5. 6 and 7th, in the lower hall during noon hour. Advance tickets will be sold for sixty cents for couples and forty cents for singles. Tickets at the door will be seventy-five cents for couples and fifty cents for singles. Refreshments will also be sold. Thoughts for the Week If you're wrong, admit it. If you're right, stick with it. the days lost worrying over past days wasted add more days wasted. Do something, anything, to stop waste. It's a great life if you know when to weaken. To lost a good friend is to die a little too. Three cheers for the one, who having nothing to say, proves it with silence. exhibit their art in the show. This enables them to become involved in art competition and also gain experience in art showing. CHS students also are involved in the traveling art show. Five students from Carroll High had their works of art chosen out of the 300 works submitted. There are five traveling shows that go to various schools around the state. The program is sponsored by the AEI. We would like to congratulate the five students who had art accepted. This is an enormous honor for them and for our school. They are: Holly Evans, sophomore, water color: Lori Loneman, sophomore, pencil drawing;'' Deanna Patton, freshman, linoleum print; Paula Hoehl, freshman, pen and ink drawing; Jeff Bowers, freshman. Unoleum print. Newsbriefs Humanities Class Goes to Minneapolis Humanities students left at 7:00 a.m. Monday morning for the annual Humanities trip. The class attended various cultural events in Minneapolis during their three day stay. Mr. and Mrs. George Fair acccompanied the group on their trip. They arrived home early Thursday morning from their excursion. Humanities is taught by Mr. James Knott. The class is held three time a week. They will only meet five more times this year as the seniors' last day of school is on May 12th. Newspaper Staff to Receive Quill & Scroll Awards The newspaper staff will celebrate the ending of another year and receive their awards at a dinner next Tuesday. The dinner will be held at the Pizza Hut again this year and will begin at 5:00 p.m. Ten staffers are scheduled to be presented their membership cards and Quill and Scroll pin. Although freshmen are not eligible for Quill & Scroll they will be honored. Hi-Recorder staff will also say farewell to their advisor, Miss Farrell, who. will not be returning next year. Sports Action for May's First Week Carroll girls' track has a meet in Schaller on May 3rd; while the boys' track team goes to Audubon on May 4th for the Wheeler relays. In golfing action, the girls travel to Denison on the 3rd of May and the boys have a home meet with Denison on the same day. On Tuesday the boys play a conference meet in Audubon. Swing Choir I & Stage Band to Festival Both the CHS Swing Choir I and CHS Stage Band will participate in a contest in Fremont, Nebraska the weekend of the 7th and 8th. They will stay over one night. Most competition takes place on Saturday. Swing Choir I is'directed by Mr. Roger L. Hansen and the Stage Band is under the leadership of Mr. John Erickson. Senior of the Month Jerry Dentlinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Dentlinger, has been chosen as April's Senior-of-the Month. Jerry's present schedule includes: Accounting, Practical Language, Industrial Arts IV, and Building Trades. Much of his free time goes to practicing golf, as he has been a varsity golfer for all four years of high school. As a sophomore, he qualified for the state meet held in Iowa City. Jerry was also involved in basketball and C-Club his sophomore year. Jerry is uncertain about his future plans. However, one possibility is to continue working in Carroll at Penneys, where he is currently employed. April's Senior-of- the-Month. Jerry Dentlinger. New Selections in the Library Have you ever missed a movie that you wanted to see? Are you looking for something exciting to do in your spare time? Or do you just enjoy a good book? These are all good reasons to stop into the library and look over the many books and magazines at your disposal. Also, there are many new books that just arrived and will soon be on the shelves. First of the new books is "Bless the Beasts and Children," by Glendon Swarthout. It was once a movie. The book dwells on nine boys, who were cast-away offsprings of parents, and their adventures at a summer camp. "Lisa, Bright and Dark," by John Neufeld is another paperback soon to be available. It was an NBC-TV "Hallmark Hall of Fame" drama. The novel tells of a young girl's journey toward the strange world of madness. Ann Head is the author of "Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones." The story involves a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy who are thrown together in a marriage. Joining the number "one" bestsellers in the library are "Alive" and "Centennial." "Alive" deals with a plane crash in the Andes and its survivors. Those who are bookworms or those who aren't will enjoy reading all 1086 pages of "Centennial." James Michener writes about the U.S. land and people, and the adventures and experiences of our legendary west. "Fog" by Mildred Lee was selected for Best Books of the year by three separate organizations, the New York Times being one. The story is of the first faint gropings of manhood in a 17-year-old boy named Luke Sawyer. The bestseller by Richard Bradford, "Red Sky At Morning," tells of a boy whose Coming Events 30* " * The. Dove will be shcHwn orHtrTrom. May 1 — 7-8-9 B's track — Jefferson 3 — G's district track: G's sectional golf 4 — Wheeler Relays — Audubon; B's conference golf — Audubon 6 — 4:00 p.m. J.H. B's Carroll Relays 7 — G's sectional golf; G's district track: B's sectional golf: B's district track 8 — Fremont Swing Choir and Jazz Band Festival 10 — 4:00 p.m. J.H. G's Carroll Relays; G's district track: 6:30 p.m. Band Picnic 11 — Tiger Relays — Guthrie Center; G's district track 13 — Senior practice; 7:00 p.m. Senior dinner 14 — Band — Orange City; G's conference track — Manning; B's-G's sectional golf 15 — B's-G's sectional golf 16 —8:00 p.m. Baccalaureate 17 — 6:30 p.m. Rotary honors dinner 18 — 8:00 p.m. Commencement 20 — 7:00 p.m. Athletic Awards Picnic. Staff Co-Editors: Roxanne Ohde and Lynette Hansen Photographer: Eric Niceswanger Sports Editor: Rita Harmening Exchange Editor: Cindy Franz Cartoonist: Susan Jones Reporters: Virginia Watson, Becky Blincow. Susan Skinner, Sheila Witt. Mike Peterson. Tim Rhoades. Brenda Wuert.z. Elizabeth Jones and Jennifer Larson. Staff Advisor: Miss Farrell ' No Accurate Record on How Many Elderly Persons in Iowa By Robert Kolarik (Drake University Journalism Student) DES MOINES - Finding lowans over age 60 is a lot easier than finding the total number of them. In 1976, the most accurate accounting of the numbers of various groups within the 50 states is the last federal census taken five years ago. "We don't really know how many older lowans there are," said Gary Miller, statistical research analyst for the Iowa Commission on the Aging. "About all we have to work with are projections." Miller's group was created by the Iowa Legislature in accordance with federal regulations to coordinate various programs for older citizens. As a guideline to what "old age" is, the commission uses age 60. The commission helps channel available state and federal funds to various programs for the elderly. The number of the state's elderly is important when applications are made for federal funds for special projects. "It gets hard to figure sometimes," Miller said. "Wh.en getting funding from the federal government, the amount is usually divided between the states on a father is in the war. so he is sent to live with his mother in New Mexico. It is at this time he begins the process of growing up. "I Never Loved Your Mind" is ; a mad, funny, serious novel th'at explores the relationship of two teenagers working in a hospital, living in a commune. The author is Paul Zindel. Byron Carmichael didn't especially want to be a winner or a loser — he just wanted to be somewhere in between. You may read about him. his friends, and adventures in "Don't Play Dead Before You Have To." There are also three new hardback books — "Love is a Missing Person." by M.E.- Kerr, "Green, Green My Valley Now," by Richard Llewllyn, and Paige Dixon's book, "May I Cross Your Golden River?" 21 — B's conference track — Lake City 22 —G's state track: B's-G's district golf 25 — Semester tests 26 —Semester tests 27 — Teacher's records 28 — Report cards: B's-G's state golf; B's state track percentage basis, with the state having the highest number of old people getting the most money." The last census showed 470,392 persons over age 60 residing in Iowa, out of a total population of 2,824,396. Since those figures are dated, two government projections have been made in an attempt at updating. The Iowa Department of Health, Miller said, in 1975 estimated the number of older lowans at 508,500, while in 1974. the Administration on Aging of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare estimated'that'there were 490.000 elderly residents in Iowa. "The problem is," Miller said, "there is a difference of 18,500 people. "Who's to say which is closer? The next federal census is another four years away." While the commission uses age 60 as the turning point in a person's life, the U.S. government does not keep comparative statistics for states until a person reaches age 65. According to the 1970 census of the number of residents age 65 and older, Iowa ranked third nationally, with 12.4 per cent of its population over that mark. Florida led with an elderly population of 15 per Times Herald, Carroll, la. Friday, April 30, 1976 10 cent, and Arkansas was second with 12.5. Miller said most of Iowa's elderly live in what he called "rural small towns." "By that," he said, "I mean those towns with populations of 500-2,500 in a farming area. Usually the towns are kind of like going out of business, with the business districts closing and the younger people moving to the city or out of the state." Miller said most of the elderly are concentrated in the southern one-third of the state. "We've, noticed that they tend to be in areas where there was a lot of coal mining at one time or another," he said. "However, most of the old people in the towns are either people who have lived there all of their lives, maybe running a business there in the past, or have moved in off a farm in the area." Miller said that the Administration on Aging has noted in studies that the small towns have, in one way or another, been a "home to them." Why do the elderly continue to live in small towns? Miller said he thinks there are two possible explanations. "First, I think the old people want to live in a familiar setting, and second, I think it is economically impossible for a lot of them to move. After all, it's cheaper to live in a small town than in Des Moines or Cedar Rapids." Miller also said he thinks a lot of elderly who move out of the state to retire eventually move back because the cost of living here is lower than in other parts of the country. DON'T GO ON A MET UNTIL YOU READ THIS BOOK. It's (rue. Rend fur it: Nutrition, Pueblo, Colorado 810011. 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