The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on February 18, 1967 · Page 1
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The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa · Page 1

Humboldt, Iowa
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Saturday, February 18, 1967
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HISTORIAN OEPT OF tOWA OK8 KOINES 1A 50319 •t- 1 VOLUME 107 NO. 32 HUMBOLDT, IOWA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1967 10 CENTS Close quarters •) The two trucks in the top picture are shown parked In the Humboldt fir* station. They are at far apart as they can get. By taking turns, firemen can enter both trucks. It is not possible to walk between the trucks from front to back. The danger It ever present of •omeone being crushed between the trucks as they hurriedly leave the station on a fire call. The fire department boat Is shown In the picture below. It It stored In the south street department building. In case of a drowning, firemen would have to move whatever It collected around the boat before pulling It away. The proposed new Humboldt municipal building would eliminate crowded conditions and provide for the storing of all fire department equipment at one location Independent Photo. ( H' Awards to 72 Humboldt junior high school students , Brent Hart, son of Mr. and Mrs, Leonard Hart and Humboldt junior high Student Council president, presented the "H" Awards at the semi-annual junior high assembly Tuesday morn- Brotherhood Tea guest speaker to be Bud Phillips Bud Phillips, manager of Model Clothing Company In Ft. Dodge and a member of the Jewish faith, ''rill be the featured shaker at ' t St. Mary's Ladles' Society Dual Brotherhood Tea to be |d at the Humboldt Trust and iVings Bank Community Room liSO p.m., Sunday, February hilllps, president to the Ft. ge School Board and YMCA jd, has a distinguished rec- in community activities. He '" urrently serving a second .year term as national dl- r of the Foundation for Aca- i Achievement and Is a past 'ent of the Iowa Association ool Boards; a past national or of Jaycees; and is a er of the Board of Control Iowa High School Athletic ' tton, of the Ft. Dodge llty Chest, and Council Ding. i the recipient of the Jay- inguished Service Award, rinner of Toastmasters ests; and of the Lions rounlty Service Award, » has also been the chair- —erous community or- ing, February 14. He was assisted by Terry Mealiff, student council secretary and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Mealiff, and by Mrs. Tom Valen, Humboldt junior high secretary. Of the total 72 students that received awards, 29 were ninth graders, 27 eighth graders, and 16 seventh graders that had just become eligible for the award. The seventh grade students received letters while most of the winners in the upper two grades received pins to complement letters won previously. Seventh grade winners were Tim Berhow, Charles Bisbee, Dyle Erickson, Ronald Halsrud, Kelly Greene, John Larson, Dave Linn, Janlne Mersch, Dave Musselman. Grant Nelson, Sue Olson. Richard Schulte, David M/Ww Schulre, David Sorenson, Roger Stone, Dennis Stoner, and Kevin Tellier. Letter winners from the eighth grade were Jane Cram, Ann Fish, Ronald Hutchinson, John Locke, Gary Pedersen, Debra Pride, and Gary Seward. Three ninth graders earned letters. They were Keith Downey, Randy LaBounty, and Beth Marchant. First pin awards went to eighth graders, Marc Burkhart, Debra Christensen, Barbara Dodgen, Mike Hansen, Mark Hull, Sheryl Kleiss, Lester Lines, Robert Miller, Martin Moore, and Kenneth Wind; and to ninth graders, Paul Anderson, Marilyn Blomker, Jim Dodgen, Mike Hamilton, Laurie Hanson, and Dan Smith. Second pin winners included eighth graders, John Blanchard, Bob Damstetter, Karen Foster, LeeAnn Hanson, David Hart, Robert Johnson, Diana Mangle, Mary Mekemson, Bill Rasmussen, and Terry Stanford; and ninth graders, Randy Dowllng and Wayne Miner. Ninth graders that earned third pins were Gail Ernst, Connie Nelson, Stewart Olson, and John Uirich. Some active ninth grade students earned a fourth pin award, They were JimDodd, Carla Eastman, Martha Good, Brent Hart, Lynda Lines, Terry Mealiff, Ma- llnda Mickey. Nancy Moklestad, Don Parsons, Connie Rasmussen, Jerry Sande, Jim Sayers, Hugh Stone, and Rick Traw, During the program, three junior high students, Terry Mealiff, Louis Lee, and Dennis Wellen, gave the speeches that they will present at t state speech coo. test later, They were Intro- Yo-Bo-Cho finale Monday, Feb. 20 The final performance of the Hutnboldt Community High School pops show, "VO-BA-CHO," was postponed last Wednesday evening due to bad weather. It has been rescheduled for 7:30 p.m., Monday, February 20, in the junior high auditorium. All tickets purchased for Wednesday's performance will be honored on Monday evening. Cole Porter's "AnotherOp'n- Ing, Another Show" will open the show. The stage band will perform "1 Wanta Hear Swing Songs," and the Chorallers will follow with "When You Wish Upon a Star" and "September In the Rain." A comedy duet of Jane Coddington and Cynthia Johnsen are scheduled to give their rendition of two old western songs. Humboldt's answer to the Tijuana Brass, the"Humboldtana Brass," follows with "Green Peppers." "Blowin' in the Wind" and "Cest Si Bon" feature the Chorallers. Each section of the stage band Is spotlighted In the number "Introducing the Band" by John LaPorta. Peg Johnson and Julie Hankins close the first portion of the show with a dance routine to "Side by Side." Part II of the show is a satirical vignette entitled, "Freshman Dance." The Chorllers and combo depict what really happens when the freshmen class gets together for their first dance. "Walk on the Wlldslde" by the stage band opens Part III of the show and Sheila Rodriguez, assisted by her father, adds a touch of beauty to the set aj the Choraliers sing ''Black is the Color of my True Love's Hair." Lynn Westfall is the featured soloist on the vibes as the band plays "Gig For aGliost." "Queen Bee," one of the finest numbers written for stagehands, is next on the program. Julie Hankins and Peg Johnson return to the stage with a dance routine to "Caravan," The bossa nova, the most recent of Latin American rhythms, provide the background to the Choraliers version of "Girl from Ipanema." The "Expressionists," a local folk song group, sang the beautiful "It Was a Very Good Year" and several stage band members are featured with solos in the swlng'n arrangement of "Almost Like Being in Love." "Jamaica Farewell" and '"S Wonderful" also feature the Choraliers. The band plays Billy May's arrangement of "That Old Black Magic." One of the most beautiful selections to be heard on the program was the "Sound of Silence" by the Choraliers. They were assisted by Jackie Sayers on flute, Bonnie Gochenouer on vibes and Mr. Hall on chimes. The last number performed by the stage band was a tune entitled "Mopsy." The Choraliers will close the program with "Put on a Happy Face." There are some tickets still available for the flna] performance. They may be purchased at Wind's Bootery or at the door. Anyone that missed the first performance, may come and see the finale beginning at 7:30 p.m., Monday, February 20, In the junior high auditorium. Board remains intact Patroni of the Humboldt Cooperative Creamery Association re-elected Murry Fort and Hugo Kuehnasf to the board of directors at their annual meeting Thursday night. At the organization meeting of the board of directors following, officers were re-elected. First row, left to right: Marshall Norman, director, Rutland; Carroll Ernst, secretory, Humboldt; Hartley Mackintosh, president, Livermore. Second row: Hugo Kuehnasf, vict president, Humboldt; Don Peters, director, Gil more City; and Murry Fort, director, Gilmore City.- Independent Photo. Annual meeting gets report on increased creamery sales lumboldt ConnerAtlvp rv*/n*»i-nrt s«i»<f4•*«***.«ti mim^^A /-M*.. *».t»h..M«***«f a Zion Lutheran purchased city block; will build Zlon Lutheran Church of Beaver Township and 306 N. Taft St. resolved at a recent Voters' Assembly to purchase one city block on llth Avenue North from the Humboldt Industrial Commission. New facilities will be constructed on this site. When the facilities are built, the 306 N. Taft St. property will be sold. The present membership of the church is 539 baptized members, of which 339 are communicants. The congregation's total contributions for 1966 vere, $34,500.00, of which $12,000 was designated for Missions and charities, and $5,000 was earmarked for the Building Fund. New 1967 elected officers now In office are Elder, Marvin Kuehnast; Trustee. Roy Binger; Chairman, Dale Kunert: Vice Chairman, Phil Lonning; Assistant Financial Secretary, Carroll Ernst; Stewardship Committee, Roger Day; Education Committee, Bruce Gunderson; Evangelism Committee, Art Wolf; Cemetery Committee, Leonard Lehman; Welfare Committee, Leonard Kirchhoff; Nominating Committee, Emll Kuehnast; and Auditing Committee, Don Kuehnast. Mrs. Ola littoi bvriid at Hinboldt Funeral services for Mrs. Ola Button, 76, were held at 1 p.m., Thursday at the Brown Funeral Chapel in Lohrvllle with interment in Union Cemetery at Humboldt. Mrs. Button, a former resident of Pomeroy, died early Tuesday at Stewart Memorial Hospital, Lake City, where she had been a patient since December 27, There are no Immediate survivors. Her husband, Robert C. Button, died In 1958. For the past 15 years, she had lived at Lohrvllle. Two of her slsters-in-lav, Mrs. Blance Stewart of Lohr- duced by Eugene Smith, head of the junior high dramatics department, Terry Mealiff spoke on "I Speak for Democracy,' 1 Louis Lee gave, "Charles," and Dennis Wellen gave his interpretation of "Democracy is What You Make It." ville and Mrs. Bernlce Gehrt of California, are former Humboldt residents. Mrs. Button was a member of Ruby Chapter, Order of Eastern Star at Pomeroy and the American Legion Auxiliary. Albert Morehouse urges support In a call from Albert Morehouse to the Humboldt Independent this morning, Mr. Morehouse urged the support of the' voters of Humboldt for the proposed Humboldt Municipal Building. Mr. Morehouse has been in the Mercy Hospital at Fort Dodge since February 17 and will vote an absentee ballot for the proposal, he said. He regards the proposal as most important for Humboldt. Mr. Morehouse sat up Friday morning for the first time since entering the hospital. The Humboldt Volunteer Fire Department will begin distributing brochures from house to house this week end explaining the municipal building proposal. The Humboldt Cooperative Creamery Association held its annual meeting Thursday night at the Legion building basement. In the financial report given by the creamery manager, Helmer Hovland, gross sales during 1966 were reported at $1,187,794.66, an Increase of $48,913.52 over 1965, Highest sales year in the last nine years was in 1963 and totalled $1,256,642.63. Deferred dividends, which were $7,252.34 in 1965, increased to $9,251.75 in 1966. Hartley Mackintosh of Livermore, chairman of the association's board of directors, presided at the meeting. He Introduced the featured speaker of the evening, Don Warren of radio station WHO, Des Moines. Re-elected to the board of directors were Murrv Fort of New Cub Scout Pack to hold first meeting Newly chartered Cub Scout Pack 33 of Humboldt will hold its first meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 22, at the Taft Elementary School gym to organize under the supervision of den mothers, with the organization to be basically geographical. During the evening, information will be given to all adult leaders. Dens are organized with eight or less boys and two leaders. There is no limit to the number of dens in a pack. The regular meetings will be held the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Taft school. Boys, 8-9-10, that were unable to attend the charter night of the pack, but are interested in Cub Scouting, are urged to attend this meeting vith their parents. To explain Social Security benefits The Humboldt County Association for Retarded Children will meet at 7:45 p.m., Tuesday, February 21, at the Taft Elementary School auditorium in Humboldt when George Ripogle from the Social Security office in Ft. Dodge will speak on "The Social Security Benefits for the Retarded." Gilmore City, southwest district, and Hugo Kuehnast, Humboldt, southeast district. Other candidates nominated by the nominating committee were John Anderson and John Nilles of the southwest district and M. V. Erickson and Kenneth Larson of the southeast district. Ralph Nichols of the Tri- County Dairy Association of Whittemore reports that imports of foreign cheese were depressing dairy farmer prices. Mr. Mackintosh asked for a straw vote on daylight saving time and there were a forest of hands held up in opposition to daylight saving time. Jim Erickson and Judy Erickson, son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Erickson of Humboldt, creamery patrons, provided organ music during the dinner. Guests introduced included Lester C. Mealiff, farm representative of the Humboldt Trust and Savings Bank, and Mrs. Mealiff; Ray Lindhart, who provided the public address system, and Mrs. Lindhart; Gordon Kirchhoff, Humboldt, Dairy Herd Improve. rnent Association, and Mrs.Gor- don Kirchhoff; Mr. and Mrs Ralph Nichols of Whittemore; and Mr. and Mrs. Chase McLaughlin of the Humboldt Newspapers. Presented junior Ugh awards The seml-gnnuol Humboldt Junior High School awards •stemely was held Tuesday morning, February 14, at rhe junior high auditorium with student* receiving "H" Award* on the bat it of participation In extra-eyrrlculor activities, tfholorihip, and cjtlsenship. ' Afffflf. the eighth gradtr. that roceivtd o.wtrt'i war* 10*0 Id Hutch in ten, third fro* right, ten of Mr. on** Mr*. L. J. Hutchlnton; AM Flth, second fro* right, dovfhttr of Mr. and Mr«, Don Fish; «»d Jane C.a«, Iff light, doughtor of Mr. and Mrs. Dol Mr C.o«. Terry MoollH, for left, ttu^oot COM- cil secretory ond dough*. ,f Mr. «^ Mil. U**< MeoliM, onnogncod tho »U M .« while Iron! fort, *ird fro* lo*, Itit*>»t council pendant ood to* g| Jlf, oft*! Mi.. U***fJ Hort, pntiM *. .word, MI., T«* ¥•!•*, MM Mjk tec-etory, it thown t.cond fie* Wfe.,l*fc,«**•*

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