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test at Shelby HS track, speech Area school news Chocolate heart, merit -- -- . --h O ., ,. , tests news at AvoHu The Herlan (Iowa) News-Advertiser BY BECKY BUCK FOUR QUALIFY AT DISTRICT Y--Thirteen persons, along with Mr attended the district speech Saturday, March 1. Four of received one ratings which to participate at the state speech 22 at Boone. Karen Schutt, interpretive Anderson, interpretive poetry; humorous declamation; and dramatic declamation. rnice Schumacher, dramatic Jean Boettger, dramatic declare.; humorous declam.; Debbie Davis, declare.; Sheryl Schnack, original Short, oratorical declare.; Les speaking; and David Schneider, TRACK STARTS girls reported for track Monday, are as follows: Paula Messerschmidt and Yvonne scher, will attend the Drake Relays March 15 in Des Moines. QUIN-COUNTY TRYOUTS Tryouts for first chair players for the Quin- County Music Festival were held Saturday, March 8. Those trvin out from Shelby were Jean Volkens, alto sax; Bob Jensen, B-flat clarinet; Dennis Linn, French horn; and Pat Petersen, flute. REPRESENTATIVE FROM TARKIO A representative from Tarklo College at Tarkio, Mo., met with several interested students on Friday of last week. F.N.C. HOLD MEETING The meeting of the F.N.C., originally. scheduled for last week, was postponed because of bad weather. The club held their re-scheduled meeting March 6 with the Avoha F.N.C. as their special guests. SECRETARIES' WORKSHOP Mr Milvoy Kantor attended a meeting in Des Moines Feb. 28 for the Board Secretaries' Workshop. BAND AND VOCAL MOTHERS The band and vocal mothers will meet Wednesday, March 12, in the band room. Third grade will be entertaining for the mothers. Third grade teachers are Mrs Williams and Mrs Stevens. Ehlers, Ronda Manz, Mary Pat Messerschmidt, Phyllis Best. Julie Boeck, Vicki Kern, Debbie Davis, and LaRee Ehlers. Sandy Schuster, Jill Linn, Judy and Marilu Schafer. their coach, Mr Keith Ritt- m Harlan News Advertiser MARCH 4, 1951-- of Harlan, Iowa Democratic state ited with President Truman in C. on Thursday of last week. He the president "in the best health Since he entered the White House- me as if he is all ready for the ore told'newsmen that Mr Truman when urged to run again. of the Shelby County Cross chapter has been or collecting 1,303 pints of blood period, 1951-1952. This has Mrs Ralph Hays following a on Wednesday of the past week. as chairman of the blood first started in Shelby county in and Mary A. Goeser, both ave been named by the Shelby as delegates leadership conference to be 12, 13, and 14, according to E. Thorngren, Shelby director. News Advertiser MARCH II, 1952-- and three juniors were tapped Honor Society at Harlan high afternoon. The three students he junior class were Barbara and Patricia Schell. Those were Leonard and LaVerne Wunder, Ed Christensen, Don , Clara Pedersen and Helen Jansen. who last year were selected for officiated in the ceremony. who served as chairman, and David Knapp. taken place in bulk plant service stations during the past have advised Clarence Jacobsen so he has sold his Cities Service L Service to Chet Haase. Jacobsen will Cities Service gas station Avenue. Harry Hansen and Jim of the H and H Service station I Avenue have been appointed agents Vacuum Company. Hansen and the Mobilgas Bulk plant Chat Haase. Hansen and :onUnue to operate the H and H s have been held recently in community in an effort exists there now. now reached the critical stage classroom space will not ac- all the school-age children in those communities. A tentative plan, in af being worked out, calls for the a consolidated district, to include and some of the adjoining rural News Advertiser MARCH 5, 1942-- at the time of each purchase the coupon for that week will be torn out. In this issue C. D. Petersen announces that he is reopening his monument shop which has been closed since last October. He has engaged an experience cutter, Sam Smizer, who will come here from Washington to take over the work. 27 YEARS AGO from Harlan News Advertiser --MARCH 12, 1942-- Alice Ann Nielsen, daughter of Dr. and Mrs A. L. Nielsen, freshman student at Grinnell College, was recently honored by being elected to membership in "Tassels." She was one of ten freshmen girls who received such honor. The recognition is given only to freshmen students of high scholastic standing. A new ruling affecting the production of war crops-namely flax and soybeans, has been released by the AAA office and will affect some farmers in the county. Specifically, the ruling states that for every acre planted to the two crops, the farmer may plant an additional .3 acre to these crops providing that additional acreage is matched by an equal amount of new seeding and legume crops and that the farmer stays within the soil conserving acreage alloted to his farm. The Botna Grocery store was sold at auction last Tuesday. Building, fixtures and stock all went. Building and fixtures purchased by a group of local men and will be rented to some one who will stock the shelves and it is expected that whoever comes in will take over the post office and Botna will go on as usual. Mr Collinson has owned and operated the store the past 8 years and has now bought a farm in Minnesota and will Lots of news from Walnut H S BY CINDY GOETTSCH CONCERT WALNUT -- On Wednesday evening the Walnut Concert Band and the Vocal Music Department presented a joint concert. The band played "The Star Spangled Banner," "Ave Verum Corpus" by Mozart, "Sonatine for Band" by Erickson, "Kentucky 1800" by Grundman, "L'Avalanche" by Heller and Buchtel, and Arlue Pierce then presented a saxophone solo. The next pieces were "Habanera" by Chabrier and Davis, "The King and I" by Rogers, "Up, Up and Away" by Webb, con- cluding with "America the Beautiful." The band is under the direction of Gerald Dollen. The Vocal Music department, under the direction of Mrs Tom Stevenson, was next on the program. The Boy's Glee sang "Love Is Blue" and "Exodus." The Girl's Glee, accompanied by Connie Keller, sang "Blue Star" and "The Sound of Music." The Mixed Chorus sang "O, Clap Your Hands," "Hava Nageela," "Impossible Dream," and "Guantanamera" with Shari Walter and Susan Erickson on the Bongos. The next concert will be in April. Zolk of the Marcella Beauty was awarded first prize, gold trophy, in her hair styling Central States 'Beauty Show at Omaha, Sunday, Monday and hairdo was a Cadet Roll. Her Manning Walker also of Shelby. started this week on the job many sugar rationing books sizes of the families who Present books for sugar as soon as , effect. It will probably when the sugar books are the maximum sugar purchase will per I week. There are 28 weeks in each book and CALENDAR FOR MARCH March 12 -- Music Parents; 17 -- Billy move onto it as soon as he can arrange it. 37 YEARS AGO from llarlan News Advertiser --MARCll 17, 1932-- Choate Assembly; 18 -- Band Festival, Harlan; 20- Boy's basketball tournaments; 21-22 -- State Speech Contest at Boone; 28 -- Music Parents Carnival. SENIOR CLASS MEETING The senior class voted on the places they want to see when they take their Senior Skip Day to Kansas City in April. General Motors, Federal Reserve Bank, and Proctor & Gamble were voted as the places to go. DANCE BAND Monday morning the high school dance band met to practice pieces for A Pop Concert. 1 Q TUESTS Last week the freshman took I Q. Tests. The tests were two hours long and administered by Principal Garry Bennerott. SENIORS RECEIVE PICTURES Many of the seniors received their senior pictures in the last couple of weeks. They have all been waiting patiently for them. FFA MEMBERS IN STATE MUSIC At the monthly meeting of the FFA chapter, the president asked for volunteers for the State FFA Band and Chorus. The volunteers were: for band, Paul Marsh, Bobby Kixmiller, Freddie Goettsch, and Mark Harmson; for chorus, Jim McDermott, Paul Mueller, and Garry Byram. DISTRICT DECLAM The Walnut students did very well at the district declam contest held at Massena Saturday. The group received 12 ones out of 15 entries. Students going on are: Shari Waiters with "Willie the Worm"; Barbara Richter with "Dark Victory"; Debbie Petersen with "Defiance of Dona Maria"; Marsha Caddock with "Death Disc"; Willa Rieck with "I Speak for Democracy"; Barb Davis with "Good-by to a Shamrock"; Patty Sievers with "A Cat Named Sleepy"; Janelle Drake with "The High- wayman"; Linda Nash with "Wild Grapes"; Julie Murphy with "The Sleeping Boy"; and Gloria Nash with a book reading. The students are coached by Mrs Clara Kries and Mr Edwin Lippincott. W-CLUB The Girl's W-Club went to Romeo and Juliet Thursday evening. The bus driven by Bill By a considerably higher than normal vote Donohue left at 4:30. When they reached Omaha, for school elections, voters of the Harlan In- they ate at Bishop's, and from there continued on dependent District, went to the polls Monday to to the "Center Theatre" where they saw the select two members of its board of directors, and movie. a treasurer. James Gregor Ne!son, dairyman, and David K. Brown, publisher, were named to take the positions upon the board vacated by Edgar Larson and Dr. A. L. Nielsen. J. J. Norgaard was elected, without opposition, to succeed himself as treasurer of the board. Dr. A. L. Nielsen was a candidate to succeed himself, and Dr. Frank Maassen was a fourth candidate: Rev. Chas. J. MeAniff, pastor of St. Michael's Catholic church, returned home Friday after treatment and an operation ad- ministered in Chicago, made necessary by a physical condition of long standing. Frederick Kraschel, senior, won first place in the oratorical section of the sub-district declamatory contest held at Avoca last Thur- sday evening. By virtue of this victory, Frederick will take part in the pre-district contest which will be held sometime during the week of March 21. 37 YEARS AGO from Harlan News Advertiser --MARCtl 10, 1932 The annual school election of the Harlan Independent district will be held next Monday, March 14, with the polling place at the superintendent's office in the Central school building. Candidates for places upon the board are: Dr. A. L. Nielsen, who seeks to succeed himself; Dr. Frank Maassen, James G. Nelson .qHOWDOWN00 BIG ACRE  p,o,:,T HAYMAKE, /1 a00.SSTO00 PT- Ig, Cut, condition and windrow or swath /I' your toughest, tallest hay crop. This .J--- big, auger-header windrower has a " 12-foot cut, builds a big windrow for baling efficiency. Built rugged for dependable performance...with pull- type economy ........... r;  r - IN ENDURANCE " .AND WINDROWING'" PERFORMANCE HESSTON 500 The big auger-header windrower that gives outstanding performance...and easiest operation. Trim Steering for one-hand control...hydraulic vari-drive for efficiency. Ask for a demonstration. _ S--]   i there'm something  bout a and David K. Brown. Two candidates will be elected. J. J. Norgaard is a candidate to succeed himself as treasurer of the district. Jacob Bauer's general store will be reopened to the public Saturday of this week, in a new building which will replace that destroyed by fire several weeks ago. The "Drive in Safety" campaign got away to a good start last week and several cars are now carrying O.K. stickers on their windshields. The Larson Tire & Battery Service and the Petersen Battery Service stations have been signed up on the campaign and cars can be tested and ok'ed by them also. GATEWAY SYSTEMS INC. 910 CHATBURN AVE. PHONE BY PAT CAMPBELL Y-TEENS GIVE AWAY HEART AVOCA --The Y-Teens held their last meeting Feb. 12. It was the Father-Daughter meeting. Chili was served for supper and the entertainment was a skit written and put on by Y-Teen members. On Valentine's Day the Y-Teens gave away a heart full of candy. Chances were sold during the week for the giant size heart of chocolates. Connie Kock won the heart at the drawing Friday noon. NATIONAL MERIT TESTS Eight Juniors at Avoca took the National Merit Scholarship Tests Feb. 18. The tests enable a student to compete for scholarships. The test was taken during the morning and the students taking the test found they didn't have much brain power left for the rest of the day. DECLAM CLINIC Saturday, Feb. 22, the Conference Declamation Clinic was held at AHS. Students from Missouri Valley, Griswold, Lewis Central, Oakland, and Avoca participated. About 12 students from AvoHa took parL The District Declam Contest was scheduled for March 1. COMING EVENTS March 10-11 -- Defensive Driver Education at Oakland. March 14 -- Girls State Semi-Finals. March 15 -- Girls State Finals. March 18 -- Fifth S.W. Iowa Conference Band Clinic at Avoca; Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Avoca gym. March 19 -- S. W. Iowa Conference Dinner Meeting at Council Bluffs. March 21 -- Boys State Tourney Semi- Finals. March 22 -- Boys State Tourney Finals; State Speech Contest. March 24 --East Pott. Edu. Assoc. dinnel meeting at Oakland, 6:30 p.m. March 28 29 -- State Music Contest, solos and ensembles, Class B. JRS. IlAVE BAKE SALE The Junior class held its second bake sale Saturday, Feb. 22. Another bake sale and a car wash are planned for later. All money goes toward the prom. Freethrower on T -C girls" team to state by SARA MILLER Fifteen Forensics members attended district speech contest at Massena, Ia, March 1. The results were as follows: Oration -- Nancy Tighe, I: Lois Voge, II; and Rie Roden- burg, III. Humorous -- Dennis Jensen, I; Becky Smith, I; and Sarah Miller, II. Dramatic -- Nancy Blots, I. Interpretive Poetry -- Barb Witt, If; Interpretive Prose -- Karen Lyman, I; Patti Bertelsen, II; and Kathy Kiltpaek, II. Expository Address -- Richard Kundel, I; Gary Barrier, II. Extemporaneous -- Dennis Jensen, I; and Richard Kundel, I. Radio News -- Karen Lyman, I; and Roger-Dollen, IV; Original Oratory -- Dalyn Grap, I; and Nancy Tighe I. The seven members who received 'T' ratings will attend the state contest at Boone March 21. ! FORWARD TO STATE Pat Helm, a junior on the T-C varsity basketball team, will. shoot freethrows at the Iowa State Girls Basketball Tournament, March 15. She won this honor by winning the sectional contest making 22 of 25, and placing second at district, shooting 23 of 25. Pat is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Merel Helm, rural Persia. The entire team will leave for the tour- nament Friday noon and return Saturday, March 15, after the finals. ROTC FILM Doug Kenealy, a 1965 graduate of Tri-Center, showed a film on Army R.O.T.C. to junior and senior boys, March 4. He is a member of the Brigade Staff. He explained the four-year program and upon graduation a member is commissioned as a second lieutenant under the army program. Doug is a senior at Iowa State University and will graduate this spring. PRINCIPAL CONVENTION Robert Raver, Tri-Center's high school principal, attended the National Principal's Convention. in San Francisco last week. It was a five day convention. I MOVING? Be sure to Jet us know your new address. Please enclose a complete address label from one of your recent issues. we have KENT farrow-ease "Maybe he'll call home tonight!" Helps solve farrowing problems Kent Farrow-Ease provides you with a low-cost way to combat the stresses of farrowing time. You feed it 50-50 with your corn. Contains Neo-Terramycin and high levels of vitamin and minerals for control of baby pig scours and to fight the Metritis-Mastitis complex in the sow. Easy to feed  available in granules and cubes. Hog men throughout the Midwest are raving about Farrow-Ease. Try it with your next farrowings. 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