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m David Jensen, back to camera; shoulder showing. NATIONAL FFA i WEEK, FEB. 19-26 ~{+77' ::: : ,iO!:ii! i!iiiii:il : i ;i:i:i::i'il Vocational agriculture stud- ents in Manka'o High School will join Future Farmers of Am- erica members throughout the nation in activities to focus at- tention on the importance of ag- riculture during National FFA Week, Feb. 19-26 "AGRICULTURE Is More Than Farming' is this year's FFA Week theme. The farm boys will undertake a campaign to inform the general public about the importance of the agri- cultural industry to America, the growing need for farming, and of the numerous and wide vari- ety of opportunit:es that exist in :~ the broad field of agriculture for young men wko have a back- BOY SCOUT DISPLAY IN STATE EXCHANGE BANK WINDOW ground of farm experience and training. There is such an abundance of food in America that people are taking farmers for granted. Ac- tually, farming is now and al- ways has been our largest and ' BAKE AND FOOD SALE most vital industry, and it is be- coming increasingly important V. F.W. without expanding population. in our area, particularly, most FRIDAY, FEB. 18, STARTING AT 9:00 of the businesses, and most of the jobs, are basicly dependent SPONSORED BY V. F. W. AUXILIARY 7830 upon surrounding farms for their existence. Take away the farms, and for till practical ptlrposes you would destroy the entire i community. ANNUAL PANCAKE SUPPER Locally, members of the Man- kato FFA Chapter plan to place SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 1966 in store windows ex- : Sponsored and served by Methodist Men All tke paneak you can eat with coffee and 60e World's Day of Prayer Day of Prayer will be Rodney Imler, head and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Saint. Mankato Eager Beavers: Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ozmup Northbranch Busy Bees - Mr, and Mrs. Johnny Dillon, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Winslcw. plaining FFA Week. The chap- Odessa: Mr, and Mrs. Marion ter has purc ha~x:d a quantity of Atwood, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick FFA calendar~ which will be Deibert. distributed free to the business[ Webber Wide-Awake- Ran- establishments dall Cleveland, Mrs. Dix Hansen, blembership m the FFA is Mrs. Paul Rathbun. made up of students of vocation- Whitemound Builders - Cur- al agriculture ::n high school, tiS Dietz, Harry Kind, er, Mrs. The organization's activities are Stanley Marr. designed to help develop rural White Rock Hustlers: Mrs. leadership and good citizenship, and to stimulate the students to better achievement in their study and work t~ward success-: ful establishment in farming or other agricultural occu~aations. The Mankato FFA Chapter has .49 members. O;ficers are: Jerry Grout, President: Doyle Ruth- child, Vice President; Max Free- man, Secretary; Mike Grout, Treasurer; Keith Garman, Re- porter; Rodney Cline, Sentinel; and Delmar Roberson, Advisor. The national Future Farmer organization has approximately :450,000 members, with 9,000 local chapters the 50 States and Pherto Rico. Membership, in Kansas totals 6695. FutureFarmers choose the week of George Washington's birthday each year for the ob- servance of National FFA Week. Although usually recognized as a Revolutionary War General and our first President, Wash- ington's first love was the farm. He was one ofthe first in the nation to practice contour plant- ing, crop rotations, fertilization, and other suit censervation and improvement methods. COURTHOUSE CLOSED TUESDAY; FEB. 22 Lester Bausch, Mrs. Glen Fear- ing, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gates, Mrs. Noel Runyon, Mrs. Boyd Silbsy, Dale Warner. The Extension Office and 4-H leaders wish to thank the banks of Jewell County for very gra- ciously sponsoring these 5 4-H In-Depth Leader Training dinner meetings at the steak house. HEART FILM A Heart film, "The Three Vil- lains", was shown to the public~' at the V.F.W. Hall, Friday, Feb. 11. The film was on high blood pressure, coronary heart attack, and stroke, and was shown by Mr. Kent Smallcomb of Minne- apolis, area representative. Mr. Smallcomb explained the differ- ence of the heart diseases and gave a talk on how the Heart Association was organized. Kan- sas joined in 1949. Emphasis was put on research, education and community service. Th~~ V.F.W. :Auxiliary 7830 sponsored the program CARD OF THANKS l We want to say Thank You to all our ma.ny friends and rela- tives who called, ent food, mon, ey and flowers at the time of ou little SCOUT WEEK I)ISPI,AY IN WINDOW HEAKI SUNDAY, FEB. 20 ", ' ict canvassed by Mank Lesi,tential " ", chool Kayett s and V. F. W. Auxiliary Business District canvassed by same at SPONSORED BY V. F. W. COLONIAL CAFETERIA SATURDAY, FEB. 26 - CHURCH START SERVING 5:00 P. Burr Oak Barber Shop is now