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January 2, 1973

Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa · Page 3

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Rose Parade Appearance Spirit Lake's Vance Myler made his third Rose Parade appearance in four years Monday, this year riding a new animal named 'Stone Walls Mr. Nylons'. The three-year-old stallion has been raised by Myler since it was six months old and has been in two other parades, the Rodeo Days parade at Cherokee and the Veteran's Day parade in Spirit Lake.—Photo by Spirit Lake Beacon LeRoy Dahna Services Scheduled for Thursday LeRoy William Dahna, 60, of Estherville died of cancer Jan. 1, 1973, at Holy Family Hospital. Services will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Estherville Lutheran Church with the Rev. Oscar Engebretson officiating. Interment will be made in East Side Cemetery. Mr. Dahna was born May 7, 1912, at Estherville to Mr. and Mrs. William Dahna. He was educated in Estherville schools and married on Sept. 20, 1934, to Virginia L. Hansen in Jackson. A lifelong resident of Estherville, he operated 4;he Hoffman Garage and later worked for the Tobin Packing Co. and for John Morrell and Co. for 24 years. He retired in 1972 because of ill health. He was a member of the Estherville Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, The World at a Glance Set Record INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Attendance at the Harry S. Truman Library New Year's Day set a record and a library official said, "1 think it is just the beginning." Dr. Ben K. Zobrist, library director, said 3,598 people toured the library's museum exhibits Monday. The previous daily high since the facility opened in 1957 had been 2,000, he said. At the former president's grave in the library courtyard, officials said, there were at least 8,350 visitors Monday. Truman, who died in a Kansas City hospital a week ago, was buried late Thursday. Thousands have come to the graveside daily since Friday. "Mr. Truman always wanted a low profile during retirement," Zobrist observed. "Now he is before the world once again and people are taking a renewed interest in his life." 93rd Congress WASHINGTON (AP) House Democrats gearing up for renewed battles with President Nixon face divisive struggles of their own today as they meet to organize for the 93rd Congress opening Wednesday. An effort to formulate a party position on the best means of bringing the Vietnam war to an end is the major problem to be resolved at a pre-session caucus of all House Democrats. The Democrats will elect their leaders for the new Congress, but Speaker Carl Albert faces only token opposition and Rep. Thomas P. O'Neill of Massachusetts is unchallenged for majority leader. Satisfactory HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Actor Edward G. Robinson, 79, is reported in satisfactory condition Monday at Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was admitted Saturday night for a series of tests. Robinson, famed for his movie tough-guy roles, had not been feeling well for some time, according to a hospital spokesman. But the nature of his illness has not been determined, the spokesman said Monday. Dogfight TEL AVIV (AP) - Israeli and Syrian war planes battled today, and the Israeli military command said its pilots shot down one Syrian MIG21jet. The Israelis said the dogfight occurred about 1 p.m. when Syrian planes attempted to intercept Israeli planes on patrol. The Israelis said all their planes returned safely. A Lebanese military source reported two Syrian MIGs downed over the Lebanese mountains northeast of Beirut. An English schoolmaster said he witnessed the downing of one of the planes. In Mourning SAN JUAN, P.R. (AP) Puerto Rico's governor-elect canceled festivities for his inauguration today as the island joined the U.S. sports world in mourning Pittsburgh Pirate outfielder Roberto Clemente. The 38-year-old Puerto Rican athlete was declared dead in the crash Sunday night of a plane taking off with relief supplies for earthquake victims at Managua, Nicaragua. He had a lifetime batting average of .318 after 18 years with the Pirates and he won four National League batting titles. Former Graettinger Man Dies in Ames Hospital Kenneth D. Swift, 56, a former Graettinger resident, died Dec. 30 at Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames. He had been in failing health since October. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Snyder Funeral Home in Ames with rites at 10:30 a.m.at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Ames. The body Advice PASADENA, Calif. (AP) Pat Nixon has this bit of advice for the nation's football widows: "Get in there and join your husband; that's what I do." Mrs. Nixon took part in the Tournament of Roses parade here Monday- She told newsmen that, when the President, who is an avid football fan, is prevented by his busy schedule from seeing a game, "I make it a practice to try to keep up with what.is happening." will be brought to Graettinger for burial in St. Jacobs cemetery with graveside rites Wednesday. Mr. Swift was born Oct. 4, 1916, in Graettinger, son of the late Mr. and Mrs, Joe Swift. He received his education in Graettinger schools and at Estherville Junior College. In 1941 he was married to Gladys Elsenbast at Immaculate Conception Church in Graettinger. After service in the U.S. Navy in World War II, Mr. Swift returned to Graettinger to operate the Skelly Oil Station until 1957. He then went to Ames and was employed by the Iowa Highway Commission until last fall when he opened the Swift Real Estate Office in Ames. Survivors include his wife, Gladys; one daughter, Mrs.Shar­ on Annis; two grandchildren;and three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Tompkins, Mrs. Lorretta Gammon and Mrs. Dorothy Spies, all of California. ESTHERVILLE DAILY NEWS, TUES., JAN. 2, 1973 Page 3 Nixon Locked Out PFC. LARRY A. KTBBIE of the U. S. Marine Corps left New Year's Day after being on leave at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Kibbie, Estherville. He will return to Camp Pendleton. He entered service June 7 and had basic training at San Diego in truck driving. His address upon Ms return will be Pfc. Larry A. Kibbie, Company B (REIN), 9th Motor Transport Battalion, First Marine Division, FMF, Camp Pendleton, Calif. 92055. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Nixon, a surprise visitor to the White House on New Year's Day, is said to have found himself locked out of his own Oval Office Monday morning. Nixon, once expected to spend the entire holiday weekend at Camp David, Md., apparently upset security duty rosters— and other things— by returning from his mountaintop lodge Sunday night. Although there is evidence that a few aides anticipated the quick return from Camp David, one White House official reported that when Nixon appeared at his Oval Office at 7:30 a.m. on New Year's Day he discovered, after futile wrestling with the doorknob, that routine security precautions were keeping him out of his own inner sanctum. By all accounts, it did not take Nixon long to find a White House policeman—a uniformed member of the Executive Protection Service— who came up with a passkey. PM Most long distance station rates are cheaper after 5 p.m. on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday. Call when its cheaper. (§) Northwestern Bell Theft MILAN, Italy (AP) - Countess Wally Toscanini, daughter of the late conductor Arturo Toscanini, has told police that burglars have stolen memo- rablia left by her father. She said that jewelry and furs, paintings, art objects and $85,000 in cash also were taken. Police said Monday that the countess was in Venice at the time of the robbery. Common Market BRUSSELS (AP) - Nine flags flew outside the headquarters of the European Common Market today after Britain, Ireland and Denmark joined the world's richest trading club. There was little fanfare to mark the enlargement of the European Economic Community on New Year's Day. Virginia of Estherville; two sons, Ronald Hansen, Fairmont, and Raymond Dahna, Estherville; four daughters, Mrs. James (Betty) Loewenberg, Edina, Minn., Mrs. Darlene Olson, Estherville, Mrs. Merlyn (Lorraine) Thornburg, Estherville, and Mrs. Dale (Donna) Port, Norfolk, Va.; 23 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Tena Bugg, Fort Dodge, Mrs. Esther Lee, Estherville, and Mrs. Mabel Brady, Estherville; three brothers, Glen Dahna, Vern Dahna and Francis Dahna, all of Estherville. Preceding him in death were his parents, five sisters, one brother and one grandson. Friends may call at Reese- Henry Funeral Home in Estherville after 3 p.m. Wednesday until 9 a.m. Thursday when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state. Arts-Way Earnings Up ARMSTRONG - Net earnings showed an increase for second- quarter sales for both Arts-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc., and its subsidiary, Weigh-Tronix, Inc., according to unaudited figures released by the companies Dec. 27. Ending Nov. 30, 1972, the second quarter figures showed 43 cents per share as compared with 21 cents per share for the same period a year ago for the consolidated net sales. In releasing the figures, Arthur Luscombe, company president, pointed out that they include results for both Arts-Way and Weigh- Tronix. Consolidated net sales for Nov. 30, 1972, were $3,121,926 with consolidated net earnings of $227,516. Corresponding figures of 1971 were net sales of $1,975,009 with net income of $109,343. Luscombe said over-all performance by Arts-Way this year had been helped by an encouraging farm economy but pointed out that sales are subject to seasonal variations and that quarter- to-quarter comparisons are not necessarily reliable indications of trends. The company manufactures feed mixing and grinding equipment for livestock and poultry producers. Weigh-Tronix, Inc., manufactures electronic weighing devices and systems for agricultural machinery and a wide variety of industrial uses. Mrs. John Weir Funeral Set Wednesday Mrs. John (Florence) Weir, 75, Estherville, died Jan. 1,1973, in the evening at Holy Family Hospital. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Reese-Henry Funeral Chapel of Estherville with interment in East Side Cemetery. Friends may call at Reese- Henry at any time until time of services Wednesday. FURNITURE & CARPET FLOOR COVERINGS NEVER * BEFORE * PRICES! PROGRESS \ HURRY HURRY* HURRY /SORRY. . .\ * NO DELIVERY AT * THESE LOW PRICES * ... Bring Your Trucks and * Trailers! In Case of Need * Delivery Can Be Arranged * * For At a Nominal Fee. **** ** 100 CL0SE0UT ITEMS ALLCLOSEOUT ITEMS SOLD STRICTLY AS IS. NO REFUNDS. NO EXCHANGES. ALL ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE! ONCE A YEAR ONLY! SPECIAL CLOSE-OUT PRICES REGISTER FOR THE 3-BIG PRIZES 1st PRIZE Round Trip Air Fare For 2 People to . . . HAWAII OR EUROPE or Winner Can Choose Cash. 2nd PRIZE Round Trip Air Fare For 2 People to . . . 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