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VOLUME 107 NO. 16 HUMBOLDT, IOWA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1966 10 CENTS HUMBOLDT CALENDAR-NOVEMBER 1966 DtKalb official — — ••- ^ spoke on trip to Czechoslovakia OLD HOUSE ON RIVER ROAD NOVEMBER, 1966 6 7 3 9 10 11 12 13 14- 1S> 16 17 18 19 2021 2223242520 27 28 20 SO Queen Linda Place rei HHS komecoming activities Jim Forrester of DeKalb, 111., manager of the seed production department of DeKalb Agricultural Association, spoke at the Tuesday evening meeting of the Humboldt Rotary Club. Mr. Forrester spoke on his recent visit to Czechoslovakia as a member of the Feeds-Grain Council. Mr. Forrester said the European country had been living on its depreciation since 1846 when the Communists took over. Building is almost non-existent and scaffolds are used on the exterior of buildings to keep the bricks from unrepalredbuildings striking people on the sidewalks below. Mr. Forrester said the Czechs spend 45 percent of their Income for food. In the United States, 18 percent of the family Income is spent for food. "If the Czechs ate one-half as good as we do. it would take 100 percent of their earnings," said Mr. Forrester. Former President Kennedy was revered in the European country, reported Mr. Forrester. People there kissed the Kennedy half dollars that he passed out. Mr. Forrester said he was greatly concerned that the United States has five percent of the world's population and 50 percent of the material goods. Two- thirds of the world's three billion go to bed hungry every night, he said. The DeKalb official forecasted that in the near future, "we're going to pay farmers for producing Instead of for taking land out of production." Also guests at the meeting were Willis Holston art Joe En- ntB of Humboldt. The guests wer« introduced by Albert MorthouM. Mr. Forrester opened -MS' rem 1966 homecoming queen's court Miss Lindo P/oc«, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burl Place of rural Humboldt, center left, was crowned as the 1966 Humboldt High school homecoming queen by Rick Kuhlman, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Kuhlman, center right, during the pre- game homecoming activities in the high school gym Thursday evening, October 27. Attendants to the qut«n arc, left to right, Miss Margaret Hauck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C/artnct Hauck; Miss Jan* Edge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cent (Duke) Edge; Miss Sand/ Heim, daughftr of Mr. and Mrs. Roy H«lm; and Miss Linda Medlang, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V«rn«/( M*d- long.—Independent Photo. $3,000 in prizes and Miss Linda Place, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burl Place of rural Humboldt, was crowned as the 1966 homecoming queen of Humboldt Community High School by Rick Kuhlman, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Kuhlman of Humboldt. during the pre-game homecoming activities held at the high school gym Thursday evening, October 27. Attendents to the queen are Miss Margaret Hauck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hauck, escorted by Ron Thompson; Miss Sandl Heim, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Heim, escorted by Phil Lanning; Miss Linda Medlang, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Vernell Medlang, escorted by Steve Lowe; and Miss Jane Edge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene (Duke) Edge, escorted by Jon Hart. Queen Linda Place was escorted by Ron Julius. Bill Dodgen was the master of ceremonies for the evening's activities. He gave the welcoming address and introduced the speakers for the evening, Clyde D Mease, superintendent of the Humboldt school system, Leo McElrath, football coach, and Dale (Demps) Christensen Humboldt, Class of 1941, all-state fullback. Mr. Mease stressed that "we are all a part of what has gone on before us," and welcomed the aCwLOf Humboldt high tQ a day planned to open the doors of recollection and to let them enjoy with the student body and toot- ball squad the success, spirit, and heritage of the school. ••Success has been defined as 'never letting down,' and as •never letting up.' I W™* 1 •« that success on the football field this year has been defined as never letting the opponents have downs and keeping the team SP Buf Doin introduced Hum- boMt Coach Leo McElrath by saying that he had changed his name from "Leo the LionHeart, ed» to "Willy the Wildcat War- rior'' since the squad was scheduled to Play the Clear Lake Lions *-- thfik. JjoinfififlmJng, game. wv ^. ^^ ^^ rumors of of and Al Blanchard, DougDeSmidt, Les Fevold, John Hadar, Kent Haynes, Jim Hurst, Rick Kuhlman, Bruce Maach, Doug Marso. Randy Meyer, Terry Moss, Steve Rasmussen. Bob Short, Jim Vincent, Mike Worthington, Herb Zinnel, Craig Danielson, Larry Fevold, Geoff Mickelson, Mike Oberman, Pete Relnertsen, Steve Sandberg, Dave Smith. Dave Stockdale, Tom Thomas and Jim Williams. "Homecoming is not a success unless we win. The game is more important because the conference championship is riding on the game," the coach concluded. The featured speaker for the evening was Dale (Drmps)Chris- tensen, who stated that no other team can compare with the present Humboldt team. "Comparing the teams that I played on to this team would be like comparing a 1941 car to a new, 1967 model. The team and coaches are that . r:h better. "We ca' A proud of not only the team, but also the whole student body-that they could absorb the success and confidence that they have and conduct themselves on the level that HHS does. "This team is different, there is no super-human effort nor high scores, but they have shown that they are able to hang on, to come from behind, and to make the big play when it is needed. It is a team that is a team, it acts as one. "Credit must also be given (or the fantastic work that the cheerleaders have done to build enthusiasm and to keep it rolling. It is easy to cheer when you are ahead, but this team would maintain spirit anytime. "To me, the most enjoyable part of the game is to watch Herb Zinnel and his wrecking crew go to work on defense. Everyone knows that the good Lord shortened up Herby's legs a little bit and that he is usually the last one on or off of the field, but he is always on ttie_bQttojn of the pile when a play comes near him. '"However, this is a team, and it is difficult to select any one This is team is doing one vital thing, installing a winning spirit. They came back after a 2-6 season last year to win the conference championship." The evening was concluded with the coronation, a pep skit and the bonfire provided by the Wildcat Boosters Club. ewr been In. Thought for the week given by Fred Hall was: "If .the people that sleep in church were layed end to end, they would be more comfortable." Weather Date 24 25 26 27 66 72 79 low 29 32 35 44 pre wind sun SW clear N clear SW clear NW clear More than $3,000 in cash prizes and commissions will be awarded in the trade expansion drive for subscriptions to The Humboldt Republican and The Humboldt Independent. First prize will be $800 cash, awards of $500 for second, $300 for third, $100 for fourth, $75 for fifth, and a special prize of $100 to the contestant bring- ing in the greatest number new subscriptions. All campaign contestants who do not win one of the major prizes will receive twenty percent commissions on all revenue obtained for both new and renewal subscriptions. The trade expansion campaign is designed to Increase the cir- culation coverage of the Humboldt Newspapers. in the trade area to better serve the community. The campaign opens Monday, November 7, and will continue about five weeks. L. C. Sobotka of the Eastern Iowa Circulation Company, Oxford Junction, Iowa, will have Vision screening test results announced Farm Feeder Days a combination of events Boyd Short, chairman of the pre-school vision screening program, announced today that 10 percent of the 65 children tested Monday and Tuesday at the Humboldt County Courthouse In Dakota City showed a need for professional help. The test, administered by volunteers bained by Humboldt County Nurse Donna McCormick, took about 15 minutes per child. Each child was familiarized with the process used in the test with the use of E cards outside of the testing center. Volunteers that worked with the familiarization section of the program were Mrs.ElwinHodgesandMrs. W< B. Tigges, both of Humboldt, The actual testing program was conducted by Mrs. Elnar Hansen of Humboldt. Mrs. Orville Knutson of Dakota City, and Mrs. Clarence Norman of Rutland with the use of the Shellen E illuminated eye* chart donated to the county nurse by the Humboldt County Crippled Children's Society. Each child ter;ed received a coloring chart certificate of achievement. The program was brought to Humboldt by the Humboldt-Dakota City Lions Club ' Greg A. Robertson, son of Mrs. Shirley Robertson of Dakota City is five rather than eight as was stated in the Wednesday, October 26. issue of the Humboldt Republican. With the opening of Farm Feeder Days a week away (November 5, 6, and 7), the three-day event is a combination of activities that is attracting wide interest. The deadline for entries in the queen contest is Monday, October 31, according to Dale Hanisch of the Hanisch Mfg. Co., chairman of the queen contest. Approxlmatley 15 queens are expected. Several of the queen contestants will appear on KQTV, Fort Dodge, from 4:15 to 4:30 on Wednesday, November 2. The contestants will be judged Saturday evening, November 5, following a dinner at Johnny's Steak Harbor, The announcement and coronation of the queen will be during the program following the beef barbecue at the Humboldt Cornbelt Livestock Exchange Sunday afternoon, November 6. Approximately 15 convertibles are needed for the queen contestants in the parade to be held Saturday, November 5, at 10 a.m. Persons with convertibles that can be used are requested to contact Mr. Hanisch. Erik Eriksen, chairman of the parade committee, reported Thursday there were 47 confirmed entries in the parade including the Humboldt Junior and Senior High School bands, and the Boone Valley, Twin Rivers, and Gilmore City-Bradgate senior high school bands. Also in the parade will be floats, comedians, Montana ranchers, saddle clubs, organization and commercial entries. A professionally prepared beef barbecue will be served from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. November 6, at the Humboldt Cornbelt Livestock Exchange. Prizes to be received by drawing from among those at the barbecue will be a fat steer, Westlnghouse refrigerator, 50,000 Gold Bond Stamps, and a Motorola color television. Featured on the Sunday program will be Chester H. Lauck, Executive Assistant to Chairman of Board, Continental Oil Co. Mr. Lauck is "Lum" of "Lum and Abner" of radio and movie fame. Also on the program will be country and western stars of the Star-Lite Jubilee, WOI-TV. Ames. There will be a beef judging contest with six prizes to be awarded. George Linton/ division manager of the Agrico Chemical Co., will be master of ceremonies at the Sunday program. The three-day event will conclude with the sale of 4,000 head of Montana cattle at the Humboldt Cornbelt Livestock Exchange on Monday, November 7. person_as -,-T- r -nr- - Bwrawn* K'l^Sfcrs m with rath." Mi minor injuries, injuries that would keep some players out of the garni, but not the men we have this year. They want to Symphony orchestra to appear ii Hu«holdt J»V'*V--^~V j e J. itball squad to team members jw?!u4* "I m season, The St. Olaf College QrchtHra, shown above, will appear 9t th$ Hum- f atiltabyttemselvesl boldt Community Junior High School auditorium at 8 ^"' *•*•<** Novem- '4011yoSrseU project! btr 9, under fh. sponsorship of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church o Huraboldt. -., *. WKW ; rtf J Df D J glJ gfrg/jW ,„„, 70 ««••"«•« WIU present a repertaire consisting of the finest music in the ftfW of Oichnttg, often featuring works of Scandinavian origin. looking tor a perfect And »ore to come. " • Injure for Hum-, 8 H bright. This The en/ire Orch*sfra will sptnd January J967 in Norway studying music and musical culture as part of St. Olaf's Interim Abroad program. Living in Oslo, they will attend lectures, rehearsals, and performances by leading Norwegian musicians and enstmb/«*. They will alto rehearse with selected Norwegian artists fitting in witli the various orchestra sections. They will give concerts in Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen and Stqvgnger, Norway. Charge at tne campaign. He will assist all candidates In every possible way during th# five- week drive. Mr. Sobotka had charge of the circulation drive of the Humboldt Newspapers two years ago. Only a limited number of candidates will be accepted as contestants. Persons who desire to try for the prizes must enroll before the quota Is filled. Subscribers in the trade area will benefit from the can which provides an op to subscribe to the Hun Newspapers for two years for $9.00. This is a saving of $1 to $3, depending upon the location of the subscriber. There is not entrance fee of any kind. Simply fill out the entry blank which will be found in the advertisement which appears on pages 8 and 9. Sign the application form and bring it to the Humboldt Newspapers office. Prizes will be awarded according to the vote standing at the close of the campaign. The worker receiving the highest number of votes will receive the $800 cash first prize. Remaining cash prizes will be awarded to the next highest candidates in order. Votes will be tabulated as explained in the advertisement in this issue. There will be no losers in the subscription campaign. All workers will be paid for the efforts they put into their work on a commission basis. More details for the trade expansion drive can be obtained from the double page ad. Ambition, energy and perseverance are the only requisites of success on the part of the contestants. The contest has proven reputable by many years of successful expeiience. There are no strings, no hidden meanings, no sharp practices in the con* test. Everything is down in black and white, and is printed where all may see. If you cannot be a contestant for the prize money, you can get in on the savings when a contestant calls on you. You are invited to participate In the contest and share in the benefits. Will Clan passed away Will Claus of Livermore passed away Friday morning at Friendship Haven at Fort Dodge following a lengthy illness, Fun. eral services are pending at th* Sievers Funeral Home in Humboldt. There are seven child* ren in Mr. Claus' family.