Arlington Progressive

September 14, 1967

Issue date: Thursday, September 14, 1967
Pages available: 22 - Used by the World's Finest Libraries and Institutions
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Arlington Progressive (Newspaper) - September 14, 1967, Arlington, Iowa REWARD For information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for breakins in the town of Arlington early 7 PERSONS HAVING INFORMATION ON THESE BREAKINS SHOULD CONTACT THE FAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE IMMEDIATELY AND CALL ARLINGTON 6332415 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS REWARD IDENTITIES WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL A CROWD of several hundred at the National Shorthorn annual picnic Sunday at the Louis Dempster farm near Arlington included lr Ervin Jack Frank and Louis Bob and Rodney Menu featured pit barbecued some 400 and done to a Hills and Prairie Meet HIGH SCHOOL ARLINGTON if V n Northeast Iowa M INDUSTRY IOWA FARM COOP AGRICULTURE ARLINGTON UME I NUMBER 8 PRICE PER COPY IOWA SEPTEMBER 1967 50606 TWO SECTIONS18 PAGES INS CLUB POSSIBILITY IR ARLINGTON may soon have a Lions lonal affiliated club if plans ly in operation have their All that stands py right now is the banding of 15 to20 potential mem that should present no great problem continues to show Us poclivity for progressive While a Lions Club would pro bably never add materially to Ar lingtons financial such an activity would show others that we are willing to participate in worthwhile projects that bene fit others than That is the creed of Lions Club members and affiliated Lions Clubs all over the and the world for that matterto aid the The In ternational Association of Lions Clubs have the most ambitious pro gram in existence for training seeingeye dogs and for the train ing of a blind person to use these fabulous animals as their In most cases this service and the us are provided free to the blind person if they are unable to afford this important service The tremedous cost of this ac tivity is paid for by the individual member in that a portion of his yearly dues is channeled to the In ternational Association for just that no member is ever assessed extra money other than his dues for his clubs char itable Each club plans and promotes activities of its own to support local charitable and so cial Dean state District Iowa for the Internation al Association of Lions Clubs will be In Arlington all day on 15 to talk to anyone interested in joining a local Present plans also call for an open meeting for all Interested persons to be held at the Colony Inn at Moore and other This Handy Sales Tax Chart and Save For Future Reference SALES TAX INCREASE SOON Iowa sales tax increase on many services will go into effect The accompanying table provides a handy tax breakdown for amounts of up to noun ol Salt ol Sail of in P5 M5 fW 45 L75J Mf77 45 774 23 5 15 45 27 IS K 1044 31 iJLl IS 1 R K I 1714 51 I K 1774 i ol Salt ol Salt ol Sato Tax 5544 2 08 5245 5275 5345 IOWA SALES TAX Effective October Lions Club members from various Iowa communities will be there to answer questions about the for mation of a local Coffee and donuts will be served during a social Moore will make the Progressive office his unof ficial headquarters during his Fri day so anyone interested can contact him either in person or by The number is 633 ladies Except for social the Lions Club memberships are open only to men This writer was once a member of Lions International and belong ed to a club in a town not much larger than and I can honestly say that 1 really enjoyed the activities and the bimonthly meetings of that There were ly 50 members in that and even though the dinner meet ings were held at noon we had near ly 100 attendance at each We also enjoyed a lot of social activity where the wives were in and I know personally that our club did a lot of good in area programs for the The most refreshing aspect of my member ship in that as I is that it was the one club Ive ever belonged to where alcoholic beverage was never used to stim ulate the MICHAEL DOYLE KILLED NEAR LAMONT Michael of Manches ter was killed 7 around noon at the Dean Parrls farm near He was driving a tractor down the lane and as he turned the corn er the tractor tipped over and pin ned him beneath The tractor was running and all the wheels spinning when he was Doyle was working for the Jasper Construc tion tiling Company of Manchester and Dyersville and was on his way to the Doyle is survived by his mother and Ed Doyle of also 2 brothers and 2 RECEPTION HELD FOR LARRY STRIECHER An informal reception was held in the Lutheran Church basement 2 to honor Larry Stretchers return He showed some of his slides he had He will be re turning for overseas THIEVES SPEND BUSY NIGHT IN ARLINGTON Whoever said that crime doesnt pay didnt reckon with an unkown number of thieves who spent a cou ple of hours In Arlington last Wed nesday night and drove off with a load of loot valued at several hun dreds of Speculation dif fers on whether or not the bandits in Wednesday nights forray were the same ones who burglarized two local business places just last July those same two business places were among the six that were hit in last weeks Following is a list of the bus iness places entered and their respective losses are as follows Andersons Tavern Approx imately in money taken from the cash juke box and pool in bottled whisk in cigarettes and candy and a broken door and Seed orffs in change from the cash in six canned hams and all of the fresh meat in the display case and damage to three doors which were broken Belschner in silver from the cash a two crow bars and damage to the rear Felco Service in change from the cash register and a pop machine and approximately in tools as well as a jim mied B H in a wrecked but not opened safe and a jimmied rear Newton Motor CoTwo bro ken doors and the tumbler broken off the safe but not In view of the fact that neither of the safes damaged we re actually officers investigating the breakins theorize that the thieves are not experienced safe but they do think they knew what they were doing otherwise because they got so much done in a limited space of Fayette County sherrifs deputies Bill OLaughlin and Norman McCauleyand Hichard special agent for the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Invest igation are investigating the rob Investigation and a study of the items missing did reveal some in teresting and humerous facts of the They are as follows At Andersons the thieves must have anticipated some hangovers from all of the booze stolen be cause they took along a whole card of bromoseltzer They also must have been pleased with Weldons selection of cigarettes because they left behind a pack age they evidently didnt like and had stolen someplace else at Seed orffs the thieves evidently took time to wrap the meat they proving that they were at least neat tho not A sadistic quirk also appeared at Seedorffs be cause one of the marauders had neatly sliced off the end of a large watermelon and jammed a large pair of scissors right up to the hilt into the juicy center of the It was also quite evident that th robbers didnt care for bacon because they re moved a couple of good sized slabs from the display case and left them lying on the floorami at todays They must have visited U II Market towards the last when they were thirsty and hungry from all the carrying they had done till then for they downed a quart of milk and ate a few slices of lunch meat right on the That they were an enterprising lot was evident by the fact that they entered Belsch ners primarily to get the crow At that must be a ssumed because there were much more valuable items there than the radio ami the Somewhere on Thursday evening you can bet thai someone enjoyed a succulent chainsmoked their favorite brands of downed a few highballs secure in the fact that they had the cure for any resultant and after the steaks it is conceivable that they sat down for a friendly game of poker using the more than in change they gathered in their Wednesday night One thing for sure you can bet that there are many in Arlington who hope they clicked on the got tln goldarnedest hangover on the booze they ever had and developed cancer of the lungs from all of those TRY YOUR FOOTBALL SKILL Some forty area merchants ami professional men are sponsoring a ten week series of football con designed to test the winner picking talents of any and all read ers of the The first which appears in this lists weekly prizes of and to three lucky win ners each with an added bo nus prize of to the first con testant expert enough to pick all twenty winners in any weeks con The contest is very There will be twenty games listed each week on any entry All the contestant has to do is circle the team he thinks will win each of the twenty In the event that any one or more of the listed games are canceled for any that game or games will be counted as a winning game no matter which team was In the event that two or more contestants pick the same number of winning teams there will be a tiebreaker score in each weeks On this weeks entry blank you will note that the tiebreaker score will be decided by the OelweinStarmont The contestant simply picks the total number of points he or she thinks will be scored in that game and enter that score in the space provided on the entry In the event that there are more than three contestants with the same number of winners in any weeks the three contestants picking closest to the tiebreaking score will win the In the event that two contestants pick the same tiebreaking the two prizes involved will be totaled and split between the two we would suggest that you get your entries to the postoffice be iore that time each En tries arriving with a postmark later than the postmark on Friday will not be ;