Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on January 4, 1972 · Page 4
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Estherville, Iowa
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Tuesday, January 4, 1972
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It Happened in Emmet County •4 ESTHERVtLLE DAILY NEWS, TUBS., JAR 4, 1972 Pake 4 A Review of Area News: Thursday, April 1 — Estherville Ambassadors congratulated Mr. and Mrs. Norman Blass of Blass Skelgas and Appliances on the recent remodeling of their store. Monday, April 5 — The Rock Island roundhouse, once a beehive of activity in Estherville, succumbed to the bulldozer. The Estherville Junior High will embark on a series of "mini-courses" on a trial basis, it was announced. Tuesday, April 6 — D.E.K. Rural Electric Cooperative honored B. B. Shreckfor his long service as manager in Estherville on the occasion of his retirement, then appointed J. Bruce Bosworth manager. The city council voted to begin annexation of over two square miles on the north and east into the corporate limits. Wednesday, April 7 — The Town & Country Kiwanis Club was organized with Leonard Anderson named its first president. The Ambassadors welcomed Gary Bell, new manager of Land-C Lakes, and Stuart Myers, new manager of Riverside Sinclair. Monday, April 12 — Mrs. Laura (Zip) Kenny, postmaster at Dolliver, was given a Superior Accomplishment Award from the post office department. Wednesday, April 14 — Congressman John Culver made a whirlwind trip through the area as part of the reorganizational efforts of the Emmet County Democratic Central Committee. Thursday, April 22 — Wayne Cooley, executive secretary of the Iowa Girls Athletic Union, was the main speaker at the Graettinger Athletic Banquet. Iowa Lakes students marched on the administration office and presented a list of complaints to the administration over the firing of teachers to meet budget deficits. Mrs. Kenneth Johnson and Mrs. Mike Maloney of Estherville were receipients of awards from the Sioux City Diocesan CYO. Friday, April 30 — Hazel Amdal retired after 35 years of service with Northwestern Bell Telephone in Estherville. Monday, May 3 — Community groups and organizations have joined together to plan an observance of "Make the Scne Green" here this week. Wednesday, May 5 — Robert Knox resigned as Emmet County Sheriff to accept the post of executive vice president of the Estherville Chamber of Commerce. He succeeds Larry Jacobsen who resigned earlier in the year. Mrs. Randy Shierk has been installed president of the Jaycee Ettes. Other officers are Mrs. Lyle Belling, secretary, Mrs. Doug Campbell, treasurer, and Mrs. Bill Heyl, vice president. Camp Out Trailers, a new firm, has been opened by Greg Olney, Fritz Rosendahl and Tom Davies. Thursday, May 6 — The City of Estherville received payment from the Office of Emergency Planning for repairs made to public facilities stemming from the 1969 flood in the amount of $10,952. Bruce Barnes has beeninstalledpresident of the Estherville Jaycees. Contrary to a rumor that property assessments in Emmet County have risen as much as 25 per cent over the past year, County Assessor Wayne Lynch said that they have risen very little if any. Friday, May 7 — Bob Knox and Fritz Rosendahl have been chosen to represent Estherville on the See Iowa Tour. The U.S. Postal Service is seeking an improved building for the Graettinger office. Monday, May 10 — Fire Monday morning destroyed a barn, garage and other buildings on the Otto Larson farm north of Wallingford. Tuesday, May 11 — Pat Donovan, 23, has assumed ownership of Donovan Motors, purchasing the firm from his father, Edwin J. Donovan. Thursday, May 13 — The Estherville Day Care Center plans to open June 14. Mrs. Dale Signs was welcomed as co- owner of the Estherville Shoe Store by the Ambassador Club. The Emmet Coun- here. Jim Matre of the Estherville Post Office announced that the mail embargo has been lifted with the end of the rail strike. Mrs. Ray Schaper was elected VFW Auxiliary president. Thursday, May 20 — The new filter equipment has arrived for the city pool and will be installed in time for the opening this summer. . Friday, May 21 — Steve Bunge was named valedictorian and Ellen Boone salutatorian of the Estherville High School graduating class. Monday, May 24—Four boys won wheels in the Estherville Bike Days promotion. Karen Moodie, 23, Ayrshire, died in an auto accident Saturday morning south of Graettinger. Tuesday, May 25 — Harry Haburn has been appointed manager of the Ericks on- Holiday Stationstore on Central Avenue. The city has begun vacation procedures in *»"I«/»OCT.»V.V #» v/.uu. xirc annuel VSUUII - me ciiy HUB ueguii vacation procedures in ty Board of Supervisors has named Riclp- order to make additional land available arri Da hi sheriff to nnmnlato the nn&vnV \ira*nn nvnonotnn ard Dahl sheriff to complete the unexpir ed term of Bob Knox. Monday, May 17 — Ambassadors recognized a new department in the basement of Hoye Rexall Drug. Robert Manthe, formerly of Estherville, has been named associate director of development at Drake University. Tuesday, May 18 — The city council has voted to set the wheels in motion for a library bond election. Wednesday, May 19 — Frank Vedder was elected commander of the VFW Post for Wadco expansion. Wednesday, May 26 — Students at the ELCC have engaged in a series of vanda­ lisms in recent weeks, the latest incident occuring Monday of this week. Damage has been extensive to dormitories. Thursday, May 27 — E. L. Book has announced his retirement from the Coast- to-Coast Store where he has been working 17 years. Friday, May 28 — The last class of St. Patrick's School graduated Wednesday night By Hal Boyle The New Year--A Time to Remember NEW YORK (AP) - At the advent of a new year, we look before and after. It is a time to make modest or vast new plans for the days ahead, but it is also a season of remembrance, a time when the heart lives again in its past. Your own mind and heart have much to recall if you can look back and remember when— On Monday while doing the laundry housewives spent most of the day talking to themselves with their mouths full of clothespins. A juvenile delinquent was a kid who started smoking cornsilk cigarettes behind the barn at 15. Few communities ever voted down a bond issue to build a new school building. Education was held to be the best answer to tne challenge of the future. Someone in the house always buttered the inside of a metal pail before taking .it to the corner saloon to be filled with AILY NEWS beer. The butter was supposed to cut down the amount of foam. Business secretaries wore long skirts and white blouses and usually had a pencil stuck in their hair buns. A young teacher sometimes secretly dated a member of the high school football team, but if her principal or the school board found out it would costher „her.ijob. ', •» ,. .... . • ••• Superstitious kids -walked carefully along the sidewalk for fear that if they stepped on a crack they'd break their grandmother's back. There were more walrus mustaches than there were walruses. You knew you were in a cultured family if all the girls in it could play the piano or footpumped organ. When a son or daughter of an Immigrant family graduated"froiri- v fii8* school, his diploma was framed and hung on the living room wall. If you were middle-aged and wanted to look elegant, you wore rimless eyeglasses — like President Woodrow Wilson's. You could make a child happy for days by buying it a ten-cent red rubber ball to play with. Any girl seen blowing cigarette smoke through her nose in public, it was widely felt, would end up in hell pretty soon. Automobiles were still so scarce that when one driver met another he would squeeze on the rubber bulb of bis big brass horn to salute him. If a girl in a small town went to the public library more than once a month, half the people suspected she was an intellectual and the other half simply realized she was still looking for the right boy. A fellow felt embarrassed' if'his minis-' ter saw him coming out of either bowling alley or^a pool hall. „.,^r; ,,' u> Those were the days— remember? ; yiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiu An independent newspaper published I "Monday through Friday," except prin- 5 cipal holidays, excluding February 22 and § Veterans Day. Second class postage paid I at Estherville, Iowa. = AILY NEWS Published by the Estherville Daily News, Division of Mid-America Publish- 5 ing Corp., 10 N. 7th St., Estherville, Iowa 51334. § Subscription rates: City of Estherville, Armstrong, Ringsted, T e r r i 1, | Graettinger and Superior, delivered by carrier, 60 cents per week; $7.80 for § 3 months, $15.60 for 6 months, $29.70 year. By mail in Emmet and border- I ing counties; $15.60 year, Zones 1-8, $19.50 year. | Fred E. Williams, Publisher; Stan Brotherton, Managing Editor; Richard = Myers, Advertising Director; Gladys Streiff, Business Manager; Donald | Stoffel, Production Manager; Randy Shierk, Shopper Manager. | Member of Associated Press, Iowa Daily Press Association, Iowa Press g Association. | Photos submitted to this newspaper will not be returned by mail. How- | ever, they may be picked up at the Daily News Office. 5 BMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiimiiiiiiuiiiiHiifi BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Today is Tuesday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 1972. There are 362 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1948, Burma became an independent republic. On this date: In 1642, the mathematician who discovered the law of gravity, Sir Isaac Newton, was born in Lincolnshire, England. In 1936, the Nazis ordered military training for the children of Germany. In 1946, Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur invited 30 leading American educators to help set up a democratic school system in Japan. In 1964, Pope Paul VI arrived in Jerusalem to begin a tour of the Holy Land. Ten years ago: The United States and South Vietnam announced a broad economic and social program to raise South Vietnamese living standards. Five years ago: British speedboat racer Donald Campbell was killed when his jet powered boat flipped over and sank in Lake Coniston in England. One year ago: Egypt acknowledged that Russian soldiers were manning missile sites in Egypt and six had been killed in an Israeli air raid. RIP KIRBY • t A Pentagon Papers Ignite (EDITOR'S NOTE: Associated Press editors listed the Pentagon Papers as the number three story of 1971) During his last days as President Johnson's Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara commissioned a study that ran to 47 volumes and contained 2.5 million words. The subject: Vietnam. The top- secret study was worked on by 35 researchers who gathered material dating back to the Truman administration. It was called: "History of the United States' Decision-Making Process on Vietnam Policy." The New York Times, which labeled the study "The Pentagon Papers," published the first article in a projected series on the study June 13. A second article appeared the following day and with President Nixon's agreement, Atty. Gen. John Mitchell asked the Times to voluntarily stop publishing the papers. Mitchell said further disclosures would "cause irreparable injury to the defense interests of the United States." The Times went ahead with a third installment, and the government went to court in New York and won a temporary restraining order blocking the Times from further publication of the papers. On the day a hearing was to begiji on this action, the Washington Post started publishing its own version of "The Pentagon Papers." The government then won a court decision which stopped the<Post, too. The legal battle was soon in the U.S. Supreme Court, which not only agreed to review the cases but extended its usual court term to make a prompt decision on a matter in which the government's executive branch — for the first time in history — was attempting to restrain newspapers before publication. On 1 June 30, the high court ruled by a vote of 6 to 3 that the Times and the Post jyere free to resume publishing articles based on the secret study of Vietnam. H Then, Daniel Ellsberg, 40, who had helped compile the study, surrendered to U.S. marshals, said he was the source of the leak, adding: "I felt as an American citizen ... I could no longer cooperate in concealing this information from the American people. I took this action on my own initiative, and I am prepared for all the consequences." On Aug. 16, Ellsberg pleaded innocent to charges he illegally possessed and copied classified Pentagon papers. '. j\ Familiar Landmarks *<•"» Where Are ¥au?*' - ;* c, -~m Every so often wet throw a real snap into this games Nearly-everyoneThEstherville- should recognize this artwork. If you can't get it, look on this page tomorrow. the small society by Brickman BBB 05* - • to n ^ifZfe BQiicATlOHAL- aP^ .... \ ToPAY/ i Syv4>c«t«. Inc. /-4 ARCHIE BEETLE BAILEY ^ King Fe.lure. Syndicate, Inc., 1971. World right! reierved. f "I did something wrong, didn't 17" "Looks like the Johnsons are showing home movies of their kids again." Esther Maid Grade A Dairy Products Will Brighten Your Day, Too! i

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