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! : li; No. 36 A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY l~O,Hil~R, AND THE FORMOSD NEW ERA. IF I~r'S FOR JEWELI COUNTY, WE'RE FOR IT 2 Sections - 12 Pages Mankato, Kansas Thursday, February 16, 1967 :i , Front row (left to right): .Richard Bartholomew, Selrer, Rebecca Smith, Deidra Blecha, Judy and Roberta Smith. llaek row (left to right): Mrs. Boyd Silsby, Cliff Oscar Warner, Bob Newell, Renee Silby, Mrs, John Bartholomew. crowd attended John in Mankato Satur- Implement Co. of made arrangements fine day of entertain- for farmers and their ~in this area. Were two Free Shows Theatre, one in the and the other in the At noon, the Man- Beavers 4-H Club 4~0 lunches. Mrs. Boyd Silsby, club leaner, was in charge of the arrangements for the lunch. All the mem- bers and their parents furnish- ed the food and helped with the serving. Bob Newell paid the 4-H club for furnishing and serving the meal, which was free to all who participat. ed, Rev. James Millstead, the other club leader, helped with this project. I )nt row 0eft to righ0: Todhl Sill)y, Teresa Barbara Smith, Darei Blecha, Tummy Me- and Clay Silsby. ~ek row (left to righ0: Mrs. Dale Warner, Warner, Rev. James MilIstead, Mrs. Ray Smith, Glen Tyler. The above leaders, parents and members of the Eager Beavers 4-H Club served the lunch John Deere Day. Mrs. James Wilson and son, worked but weren't available when-the pie- were snapped. ,Ugh New Belolt Waugh has been se- the new secretary- for the Beh)it Chain- He will take first of March. Al- had been president resigned to take the mana- Albert and his wife and Albert, a captain, is high- to do a real good Jewellettes The Jewellettes met for their regular meeting Feb. 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the Montrose school lunch room. 17 ladies were present for the business meet. ing. Those who wish, may at- attend a meeting sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Commission April 19 at 3:00 p,m. at Caw- ker City. A valentine and handker- chief exchange was enjoyed, followed by visiting. Mr. and Mrs, Bangs served a very tasty lunch to the ladies and the school custodians, who al- so meet at this time. Our next regular meeting will be at Burr Oak April 5. This will be the election of officers for next year. --Reporter. Miss Sherry Fearing of Kan. sas State University was dis. missed from Memorial Hospi- tal in Manhattan Thursday afternoon after receiving treat- ment for a severe allergic re- act/on to penicillin. Mrs. Glenn Fearing returned l~ome Thurs- ,day evening after spending several days with Sherry. ' Jerry Modlin graduated from the Brown Mackie School 9f Business, Salina, February 8. She has accepted a Civil ~ervice position as stenograph- er for the State Highway Com- mission with offices in the State OffbmfBldg.. To i~ka, Bhe began work Monday, Feb- ruary 15. manager. AI- High School is a brotherof of Mankato, Kansas -- Dr. Zimmer, Dean of College, Lindsb~)rg, announced this week who were listed List for the first 1966-1967. List is corapris- with a scholas- average of 3.25, or of a possible four average. tsoh, Mankato, Is of the Dean's List, ;he daughter of Mr. R. Wilson. 0U aestone Valley 4-H Lbers wieh to thank of Jewell County I it possible for each to receive a copy sas 4-H Journsl Valley 4-H Club, Mrs. Virginia Rightmeier and Mrs. Merle Blew are co- chairmen of the County Hospi- tal Fund Drive. Their co- workers have been busy the past several days and have been receiving a good re- sponse to their drive. The total collected through Tuesday, Feb. 14, is printed on the first page of the second section of this week's Record. The volunteer workers, who are doing the work on this worthy drive, deserve the con- gratulations of everyone. They -are: Harrison, Holmwood and Burr Oak Townships: Virginia Wrench, Clarice Decker. Limestone Township: Mr. and Mrs. Russell Walker, Chet Hanson, Alma Zadina, Ray Smith. Montana Township: Mrs. Charles Russell, Richland Township: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wilson. Washington Township: Mer- na Keeler. Center Township (Rural): Dorothy Leonard and Vera Thompson. Esbon and Whltemound Townships: John Sink and Grog Thummel. Grant Township: Mrs. Mel- vin Boyer. Mankato (Residential): Bon- nie Newell, Audrey Hamilton, Barbara Alcorn, Pat Czirr, Frances Weaverling, Mary Gunter, Peggy Seirer, Eleanor Moran, Libby Crangle, Eve- lyn Warne, Elizabeth Nichols, Colleen Lehrling, Helen Rus- sell, Jo McCammon, Janlce Perdue, Lorraine Simon, Jan Beougher, Donna Silsby, Es- tella Taylor, Vc~rla Paterson, Velma Berg, Pearl Stephens, Lois Rose, Vera Walker. Jane Murray, Marjorie Hulbert, Joyce Bradrtck, Dorothy Mun- ro, Ruth Kier, Millie Hills, Geneva Hfltgen, Faryl Lange, Joan Rehmert, Joan Chilcott, Aletha Loomis, L, tlolla Yas- mer. Louise Park, Jean Blair. Bertha Mae Howell, Jean Mayse. r:awrence -- One of tlle na- tion's oldest active newspaper- women, Mrs. Frank W. Boyd of Mankato, Feb, 10th became the first woman to receive the William Allen White Foun- dation's Award for Journalis- tic Merit given to a Kansas editor. Clyde M. Reed, Jr., publish- er of the Parsons Sun and a former recipient of the award, made the presentation to Mrs. Boyd at the annual Kansas Editor Citation Luncheon held during White day activities at the University of Kansas. Mrs. Boyd was the 14th Kansan honored by the Foundation. Wes Gallagher, general man- ager of the Associated Press, was the Foundation's national citee and delivered the annual White Lecture. Mrs. Boyd. the senior mem- ber of Boyd Family Publish- ers, celebrated her 90th birth- day in December by working a full day, as she does every weekday, on the Jewell County Record in Mankato. .Active in the newsRape~ business for more than 60 years, she and her husband, Frank W. Boyd, published the Phillips County Review in Phllllpsburg before his death in 1947. One son, Frank Jr., publish- es the Mankato paper; anoth- er son, McDiU, the Phillips County Review; and a grand- son, Robert, the Hill City Times. Grandson Richard is editor of the Phillipsburg pa- per and another, grandson, James Logback, is active on the Hill City paper. This award was another in a long list of Mrs. Boyd's achievements and honors,. which include the following: She was organizer, first president and now is honorary president of the Kansas Press Women, a group which hu recognized her as "Newspa- perwoman of the Year". Last July the National News- paper Association cited her as the outstanding newspaper- woman in the non-metropol- itan field. She was the first person to The Unified District 278 bus drivers had just received their tuberculin shots. They are (left to righ0: Henry Diamond, Edgar Isaacson, Rev. Buck- ley, Lawrence Sanders, and Rex Kennedy. Jewell County Tuberculin [was endorsed by Dr. C. W. ;estlng program sponsored by iPlowman, Jewell. Special ef- the Christmas Seals sales was I forts were made so all chfl- held in two' centers. Jewelltdren who will be entering and Mankato, February 7. I school next fall were contact- This projram, for better he~.th [ ed. All high school freshmen Left to right: Mrs. Bob Coffnum, Mrs. Gerakl James, Formoso, and her children, Jonl and Jeff. Joni had Just received her Tuberculin shot. ! receive the distinguished ser- vice award in journalism from her alma mater, Kansas State University. Boyd Hall at: K- State is named in her honor and she was the first woman president of the K-State Alum- ni Association. Both the Kansas Press As- sociation and the Northwest First on the 1967 schedule Kansas Press Association have for many Kansas 4-H'ers is named her honorary preal, the county 4-H Club Day. dent. The JeweU "County event is Creative Writing Magazine Saturday, February 16. has honored her as an "Edl- Top-place winners in each tot First Flfght". of the sections of the contest The Golden Rule Foundation will represent Jewell County elected her as Kansas Mother at a regional 4-H Day, Satur- of the Year in 1965. day, March 11, in Beloit. In 1959 she was named Kan- The public is invited to at. san of the Year by the Native tend both county and regional events and see 4-H'ers present Sons and Daughters. Five Kansas governors have ;heir talent. Being in the audi. appointed her to state peal- ence is an excellent way for tions on various boards and youth and parents not connect- commissions, ed with 4-H to learn aboui Mrs. Boyd also has been ac- this educational youth pro. tire and held offices in such gram of the Cooperative Ex. groups as the National Fader- tension Service. atlon of Press Women, Kan- Demonstrations and illus. sas Federation of Women's trated talks, 4 to 10 minutes Clubs, Business and Profes- in length, are one section of sional Women's Club, PEO the contest, Sisterhood, American Red Model club meetings, 3~ Cross, Kansas Crippled Chil- minutes in length, reveal to dren's Commission, American the spectators how the mere- Cancer Society, Kansas Tuber-bars conduct their business culosis and Health Assn., Karl- CREATIVE CULTURAL AR.T sas State Historical Society, National Library Assn., and other civic, professional and women's organizations. During her years as a writ- er, she has been widely quoted in newspapers throughout Kansas and the United States. Her column, "Chatter", still appears regularly in tha Jew- ell County Record. She has long been interested We have received many re- quests to have this article and .in education and provides scholarships to women in journalism at K.U., K-State and Wichita State University, Members of Mrs. Boyd's family planning to attend the luncheon included her sons, Frank and McDlll Boyd and t.heir wives, and Frank Boyd s four children, Robert of Hill City: Mrs. James Logback and husband of Hill City; Ri- chard Boyd and wife of Phil- [lpsburg; and Elizabeth BoydL a graduate student at K,U. form printed again due to the fact it was missed by many of the readers. If this form has been completed once, it is not necessary to do so a second time. In cooperation with the Kan- sas State Cultural Arts Com- mission, we are working to or- ganize a group who would be interested in such an organlza- tion. Below are the different kinds of art that will be ,~f~- ed. Place a check mark on the line opposite the types o~ ar~ you would be interested in working. Write your name, phone number and address on the blank lines, Then the~ day of the week most convenient to attend. Send this form to either Mrs. G. A. Cristman or Mrs, Evan Hanson, Mankato, Kansas. This is for any one, man, woman or c.hfld,, iQ~ JeW, ell County Or surrounding ter- Pacldng Plant Officials Here Officials of the Mankato and Mrs..Charles Moritz and Packing Plant were in Man- children, Tom and Carol, Mr. kate Friday and Saturday. and Mrs. Ted Acton and Mr, They were at the plant look- and Mrs. John Troy of Oma. ing over construction progress ha; and Mr. and Mrs. Richar~ and spent considerable time W. Long of Wheat Ridge, Col- looking for housing. They erado. rented one of the apartments W.R. Waugh, president of in the Dean Walker fourplex the Mankato Commercial De, and will need additional houa- volopment Association, Bud ing before the plant opens. I Hilis, A. T. Kramer, Bob New, The following officials and Jell, directors of the Assoola- members of their famillesJUon, and other local directors were here: Mr, and Mrs. Mfl-Jand stockholders were 8hew- ton Petersen, Jr., Mr. and Jing the packing plant offkhds Mrs. Bernie Rothschild, Mr'. J around town. a meeting, program and recrea- tion each month. Project talks and public speaking, on general 4-H top- ics. make up another part of 4"~n~ers-- "-'" interested in dra- matics present one-act plays in another division of the event. ' Musical games, typical of those played at monthly meet- ings and parties, provide color and music for the audience. Costumes add glamour to the dances. In the music section, 4-H'ers may take part in chorus, band, orchestra, vocal ensemble, in- strumental ensemble, vocal solo, and instrumental solo. The talent section includes dance, novelty or stunt, and dramatics. The new year will bring a flurry of activity for the 4-H'ers who are preparing for their county and regiona~ 4.H Days. Corsages ................... Arrangements for every room .................... TRICKS FOR THE HOMEMAKER: Interior decorating ......... Creative cookery ........... Sewing and fashions ........ MUSIC: Classical ................... Popular . ................... Folk ....................... WRITING: Fiction ..................... Nonfiction .................. Poetry ..................... Prose ....................... )ANCING Ballet ...................... Tap ........................ Round ....................... LANDSCAPE ................ PHOTOGRAPHY ............ , TIME: Morning .................... Afternoon .................. Evening .................... Name ........................ Phone No ......... ... .......... Address ...................... . .........**.........*......, Day .......................... : THANK YOU. " I would Uke to thank every- one ioJr the cards and g~ts I received and the food brought to our home during my recent stay in the St, Joseph's Hes- pital in Concordia. --Mrs. Wendell MOOr. Zg SaUna spent Thursday and Friday in the Don MedUn ritory. FINE ART: Oil paint ................... Watercolor ............... .. Pastels ..................... Charcoal ................... Ink ......................... Pencil .... ............ ...... SCULPTING: Clay ....................... CASTING| Piaster .................... ,Liquid Pinstio ................. Ceraml~ ........... : ........ I~LOWER .ARRANOEMEN~ Center pie s ....... ........ participated. This schedule will he repeated each year. Teachers, other scbool pel~- sonnel and others took advan- tage of this service too. This represents a substantial finan- cial savings for many, Kansas requires tuberculin testing for all schoot p#rsonnel every third year and Unified Dis- tricts can require testing more often. Mrs. Mildred Brsnn, DLstrict Public Health Nurse, supervised this , gram and will return for reading of the tests Tuesday, February 14. Should.alw tive results show up, x-rays will be suggested and the ]~ sas Tuberculosis Associat/o~ will furnish $5.00 towards th/~. At Jewell 119 received tnst~ and 145 at Mankato. --Carl A. Westin, County Superintend,mr Volunteer workers at the Tuberculin Teethq CUnie in Mankato Feb. 8. Front row (left to rl.llht)~ Mrs. Bob Coffman; Mrs. Mildred Braun, SaUml, Public Health Nurse for the State Board of Health; and Lucy Wiley. Back row (left to fight): Mrs. Herald Thompson, Mrs. Berntecg Klssln&~r, Carl Westin, and Mrs. Ray Dletz, I UB SCOUT BLUE AND GOLD BANQUET m The Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet will be held in the Mankato Community Building Thursday, Feb. 16, at -~:30 p.m, The Cubmaster. Vir- gil Beougher, is in charge of arrangements. The Cub Scouts will be hon- ored and presented awards for their fine work. In addition the Boy Scouts will have an Introd.ctton Ceremony for the Webelos, who will be going into Boy Scouting, Raymond Hell, Scoutmaster, will be in charge of this part of the pro gram, CITIZENS PARTY MEETING u A meeting of the Citizens Party will be held February 16, 1967 at 8:00 P. M. in the City Hall Building. Officers will be elected at this M}eeting. Everyone interested is wel- come to attend as there are ~several important items that need te be taken care of. Members of Council and Mayor will be present to an- swer questions. --Roy Basart, Chairman 35t2 Elsa Studt, Sterling, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Schuster, Nampa, Ida., Ralph Ahrens and family, Waldo Reece and four children and Marion Kuhl- man of Fruitland, Ida. were guests at the Clare Schuste~ home last week. I Osborne C~,unty F. U. ~,@P Holds Meeting for This Are __.... The annual meeting of the Osborne County Farmers Un- ion Co-op for this area was held in the basement of the Community Building Thursr day, Feb. 9th, at 6:30. Approx- imately 85 persons were esrv- ed a delicious dinner by the Mankato Eager Beavers 4-I[ Club. Stan Ozmun. manager of the local elevator, made ar- rangements for the Mankato !meeting. The mixed chorus of the i Mankato High School present- ed several fine musical num- bers. Charles E. "Ed" Souh gave a report on the hl~- lights of a recent trip to ida to visit a fertilizer plat~, Mrs. Soash accompanied ]~. Ed is the director for this at. ea for the Osborne ~otmt~ * Farmers Union. John Martin showed graphs and talked o~ the trend of storage, sales, etc. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Suchs. : land won the prize for being the couple present, who had been married the longest (4~ years). Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Booker won the prize for be!r~ the couple present, who had been married the shortest otl of time, The annual meeting of tlw )sborne County Co-op will be held at Osborne March lath. ~b~rold Ensley, the well knbwo sportsman and radio and '~ ~ersonality, will be the g~Nt speaker. Left to right: Jim Gunter, county agent; /hiram , Knarr, Jeweil; Dale Countryman, Eebon; Mrs. Har- old Khan', Jewels; Leo Jecobs, Jeweil; Rlmsona Bird and her mother, Mrs. Delbert Bird, Eebon; Lee Shirley, Mankato; Mrs. Leo Jacoba, Jewell; and Keg McRe3moids, extension economist. The pie- ture wu snapped at the Buffalo Roam, Thursday, Feb. 0, where a Farm JaM Home bhumaemmt Sclmol w,. beinS i tured abo~ve are ec le The next three sessions will Pie P P :~ participating in the first ees- be held on the following dates ~ / sion of the Farm & Home February 16- Cost ]g~tl~/ Management Short Course tions, Business Centers .and held at the Buffalo ROam last Filing Systems. Yhtlrsday. March 2_- V.o,~e of ~nfl- .... Those attending had the op- hess aria ~'am~ty pen0mg, : p0~tuaLty to d/aeuu with the March 8 - Ma~e,,ment ~ '* Extension Eeonomlst some of Farm and Home Labor, i .... the many la~l~u d Farm[ We still have ~ In the'" ,/~' a Home Sustain Credit..... [,e ol for morn,"