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Giving it the 'college try' Beta Sigma Phi, a national college sorority, made its third annual donation ($300) to Concerned Inc. and executive director Mel Dawson through treasurer Linda Hovick on Monday, Feb. 27. The proceeds are raised through cheese ball sales. "Three-hundred dollars Is a lot of cheese balls," Hovick said with a smile. The sorority has contributed to the Halloween dance, Iowa Western Community College and Concerned Inc. among other causes. 48 YEARS AGO February 27, 1941 Portsmouth - The mothers of St. Mary's boys and girls basketball teams en- tertained them at a dinner Monday evening in the Le- gion Hall. Rev. N.A. Gaul and coaches Gene Petersen and Michael Leinen were guests at the dinner. Three local pilots, Clarence Lacey, Alvin Reuschenberg and Olaf John- son of Kirkman went to Des Moines Monday where they took the tests for their private pilots license. County engineer Joe Camery has submitted his .yearly report for 1940, show- mg that the county spent a total of $202,184.21 from the maintenance and construction funds. The average cost of maintaining and construction of roads on 982 miles was slightly more than $205.00 per mile. F.D. Curttright has been hired again to direct the Harlan Municipal Band. The city is buying a new bass An old Chinese proverb says "The longest journey begins with a single step" So take the firsl step. Begin your IRA now, even if it's less than the maximum allowed. An annuity, incidentally, makes the best IRA. Because only an annuity guarantees a retirement income for as long as you live. A Jackson National Life flexible premium annuity also offers the benefits of: No sales charges No service or administrative fees with minimum annual deposit Safety (Jackson National is rated "A+" (Superior) by A.M. Best) Tax-deductible deposits, if you qualify for a no-oblipUon look at thla auperior IRA plan, call me todayl SCHMITZ INSURANCE AGENCY ROBERT SCHMITZ 1113 7II1, P.O. Box 588 HARLAN, IA 51537 755-5405 CALENDAR OF EVENTS March 4 - Harlan Toastmasters weekly meeting, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Mickers Restaurant. March 5 - Pancake and sausage supper, country music begins at 2:30 p.m., serving 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Ir- win Community Building, sponsored by Green:ridge Steam and Gas Antique Club. March 5 - Family Religious Education program at St. Michael's, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., free babysitting in the library. March 6 - AI-Anon support meeting, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., St. Michael's Catholic rectory. Tuesday meetings are held at United Methodist Church, and Friday meet- hags at St. Michael's. March 12 - llth annual Boys Scouts first aid meet, noon to 4 p.m., St. Joseph's Hall in Earling. March 13 - Irwin .Bloodmobile, II a.m. to 5 p.m., Ir- win Community Building. March II - Harlan Toastmasters, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., MickeI's Restaurant. SHELBY COUNTY EXTENSION CALENDAR March 4 - KMTV 4-H Spotlight shines on Shelby County, 6:30 a.m., KMTV Channel 3. March 5 - Family Fun Day, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Veterans Memorial Building. March 6 - Private pesticide applicator training, 6-8 p.m.. Harlan National Bank. March 7-- Tractor safety course, 7-9:30 p.m., Harlan American Legion. IWCC HARLAN CENTER CALENDAR March 6--Word Processing, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $45, Har- lan Community HighX3chool room 204, eight ses- sions. horn, cymbals and bass drum equipment. 20 YEARS AGO February 27, 1969 Dennis Woodin, Harlan, is new president of the Shelby County Pork Producers Assn. Other new officers are Kelly Doonan, Harlan, vice-presi- dent and Lee McLaughlin, Defiance, secretary-treasurer. The Pork Producers have 160 members. Three couples living at the Baptist Memorial Home are celebrating a re- markable total of 195 years of married life this month. They are Mr and Mrs Andy Pe- tersen, 62 years; Rev. and Mrs J.E. Christiansen, 65 years; and Mr and Mrs Lawerence Olson, 68 years. The Harlan Community Chorus has scheduled 21 acts for its "Say It With Music" variety show Saturday evening at Veterans Audito- rium. Master of Ceremonies Darrell Kelley will present the acts. An operetta spoof, "Speak Up", will be per- formed by four chorus mem- bers, Jack Noble, Guy Hams, Mary Finley and Prue Fredrickson. 10 YEARS AGO March 1, 1979 Defiance - Seventy-one persons contributed 67 pints of blood at the Red Cross Bloodmobile visit last Friday. The Defiance Community Club arranged for the visit, the first one in 10 years. Sandy Heller was chairman for the day. March's calendar girl, Julie Coenen (Don), Harlan, is pictured dreaming of warmer days as she stops to smell the flowers at Flowers by Ran in Harlan. Earling - Portsmouth 'B' and Defiance 'A' teams worn championship trophies Sun- day night at the CYO girls' basketball tournament finals. Portsmouth, coached by Bernie Hayes, Thelma Schoemann, and Shirley Mumm defeated Panama in their title game. Defiance jumped to a 15-point lead and held off Earling, 70-66 in the 'A' final round game. Shelby-Tennant School News 2-28-89 ATHLETIC BANQUET The Booster Club will meet in the lunchroom, March 5, at 7 p.m. Final plans will be made for the Spring Athletic Banquet, March 6, beginning with a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m. in the lunchroom. Ath- letes in basketball, wrestling, track, and cross-country will be honored. The community is urged to attend. KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP MARCH 6 Parents of next year's kindergarteners are reminded to take their child's birth cer- tificate to kindergarten round- up, March 6, at 2 p.m. Let- ters have been sent to the 14 children regarding round-up and the scrning,which will be held on April 17 from 9- 12. Children are eligible for next year's class if they are five years old by Sept. 1, 1989. HOMELESS PROJECT Remember to help the so- ciology class with their col- lection project for the home- less. The following products needed: clothing, linens, per- sonal hygiene products, paper products like paper cups, and canned goods. There are drop boxes at AvoHa High School, George's YBR, and school lobby. Please help the less fortunate by making your do- nation before March 6. Dates to remember: Wednesday, March 15 - school starts at 10:15, because of Harlan IA teacher in-service. Tuesday, Ma will be ent4eacher be held from 2-7 Friday, March Tuesday, March 28" spring vacation. SCHOOL Monday, March on bun, pickles, pears, milk. Tuesday, March and meatsauce, bread, mixed pie, milk. cheese, tator shortcake, milk. Thureday, patty on bun, cheese sticks, Friday, March and cheese litth mixed fruit, EARLING CABLE TV SUN SPOT OUTAGE We are approaching a sun spot outage period! takes place when the orbital positions are such satellites and the sun are in one line. The earth station then receives TV signals the more powerful sun spots and from the Unfortunately the sun spot signals will cause outages beyond the control of the cable cam These outages should last 6 to 10 minutes after 3 p.m. and will continue to occur through We repeat, there is nothing wrong with your system or television - it is sun spot activity. Mutual Services, Inc. EARLING, IOWA LET MYRTUE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HELP YOU GET in SHAPE with EXERCISE CLASSES for Men & Women classes begin the week of March 13 LET MYRTUE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HELP with an exercise class designed especially for people Body ToninE- Combine Body ToninE & [ Senior Stretch & Tone l Emphasis on strengthening & stretching. Low.Impact Aerobics. (emphasis on general flexibility & body toning) 6 am - Monday, Wednesday & Friday You can participate in both Body Toning & Low-Impact Aerobics for a total cost of $30 for a 6-week session. Certified Aerobics Instructors. Classes will be held in Myrtue Memorial's Aerobics Room. t For more information or to register, I contact Myrtue Memorial Hospital s I Physical Therapy Dept. at 755-5161" I -- 00.'MYRTUE / Memorial Hospital 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays Myrtue Memorial Hospital Aerobics Rooms - $20 for 6-week all Myrtue Memorial Hospital's Therapy at 755-5161 for more information or to register. Classes will begin MONDAY, MARCH 1 m m m 1 _00.'I00YRTUE Memorial 1213 Garfield Ave. Horlan, IA (712) 755-5161 4:15 pm* - Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. & Friday $30, 6-week session * free babysitting available by appointment Low-Impact Aerobics - r Emphasis on cardiovascular fitness & conditioning 12:05 pm - Mon., Wednesday & Friday 5:30 pm* -Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. & Friday $30, 6-week session * free babysitting available by appointment 1213 Garfield Ave. Harlan, IA (712) 755-5161