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.t t ˘ A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY ~IONil~)I~ AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. IF I~1"'S FOR JEWELI COUI~TY, WE'RE FOR IT 3 Sections - 16 Pages Menkato, Kansas Thursday, March 2, 1967 to right: Steve Rose, Carole Ozmun, Jean- Grout, and Eddie Wilson. meeting of Sun- Legion Auxiliary sponsors one State and Boy's girl. Boy's State meets from be held again this June 4 to June 10, 1967 and University ini Girl's State is held the follow- Jeannette Grout l ing week. Ozmun have been These programs operated by to attend the girl's the American Legion and Aux- ~nd Steve Rose iliary have been a ~reat bene- Were selected to re- fit to schools and communities boys. by providing positive leader- Lions Club ship training for youth. The for one girl and students se]ected this year The Mankato Cham- should represent their school is sponsor- well and be much benefited by and the American the experience. The Mankato Cougars won third in the district tourna- ment at Concordia Friday night by defeating Linn 79-68. Coach IVliskimon's club finish- ed the year with a fine 14 wins and 6 losses season, This is the best record the local high school has made in bas- ketball for several years. The surprise team of the tournament was Clifton. On the basis of the season's re- cords for the teams Clifton was seeded fourth. Wednesday night the Cardinals won from Notre Dame as the dopsters predicted. Then, Thursday night Clifton upset the number one seeded Mankato club 55- 44 and Friday night, in the finals, Clifton defeated the number two seeded team, Clyde, 54-44. The Cougars have five play- ers, Mike Rourke, Ralph Oz- mun, J, C. Clegg, Melvin Kitts and Mike Grout, who are sen- iors and played their last high school game Friday night. Yet, the habit of winning is expect- ed to extend over to next year's club, Two sophomores, Sam Colson and Russell, saw a lot of first team action this year. With these stalwarts back and several capable players coming up from the second team and freshmen squad, Coach Miskimon is eX- pecting to have another ex- cellent club. Don Anderson and Max Liby are the capable assistant basketball coaches. The coach selected J. C. Clegg as the defensive player of the week. The box score of the Man- kato-Linn game: fg ft f tp J. C. Clegg 1 2 5 4 Sam Colson 4 11 4 19 Mike Rourke 10 3 3 23 Ralph Ozmun 2 5 3 9 Melvin Kitts 0 6 1 6 Russell Lange 5 1 5 11 Mike Grout 3 2 2 8 Jerry Rourke 0 0 0 0 LeRoy Moser 0 0 0 0 Totals 252923 79 MANKATO LOSES TO CLIFTON $5-44 The ~ankato Cougars were up~et Thursday night, in the semi-finals of the District Class "B" tournament, by Clifton, who scored a 55-44 vic- tory. The box score: J. C, Clegg 3329 539 Sam Colson O 1 5 9 Mike Rourke Ralph O,mun ~.! ~ ~ Melvin Kitts Russell Lange 030026 Mike Grout Totals 16 12 17 44 t FI~ And Game Personnel Attend 4-H Camp During the week of Feb. 13- 17, approximately 140 employ- ees of the Kansas Forestry, Fish and Game Commission traveled to the Rock Springs 4-H Ranch near Junction City to attend the 4th annual In Service Training School. Personnel attending the ses- sions included Law Enforce- ment Officers, Game Refuge Managers, Park Superinten- dents, Fisheries personnel, In- formation & Education Die. and Maintenance Die., Game Biolog t. Bergstrom, Refuge Manager for the Kan- Fish and Game at Lovewell Reservoir, placing an aluminum leg band on a live during the 1967 spring banding operations. and story by M. G. Hesket, State Game The School was designed to provide uP-to-date information on Conservation and Wildlife Management: techniques. In- structors consisted of technical personnel from the Commis- sion's staff, plu.~ many persons from outside the department who are specialists in various fields. Among those conducting the classes were Nyle Miller, Kan, sas State Historical Society, Topeka; Edward Kozicky, Olin Mathieson Corp., East Alton, Illinois; and Melville Gray, Kansas State Department of Health, Topeka. first three '.veeks~-vice. local persc reel of[ The Lovewell Unit is one ot 'orestry, Fish and[nine study sites throughout the Lissio j, unaer the[State and 19~7 marks the,se- /Iarvin Schwilling,[ cond year of the handing pro- .th~roject leader, en-Jr-gram. The Lovewell umt has ! ˘ live trapping and[slowly increased wintering TheSe ~ Waterfowl on the[populations each year with an ~d tO [F~S, Unit. [estimated 44,000 waterfowl .~ards were trapped[wintering in 1966-67. The in- _ dik~' to determine the[creased knowledge of water- so ar~- . ~l and mortality of[fowl distribution and mortality ator visited Rus- Quarter Horse Nebr. up the tour Larry Mc. Korb, Gayle and Becky Ter- Baylie, Cheryl Howard, Ed the Hazel Kiehl, pro- arranged the the members important char- quarter horses. trainer at the r. McCord s Sen- taodel. He pointed mt points in the of a quarter rein- form on a well horse. The young horses and points to horses. safety precau- McCord was to keep horsee ily night March 4, 7:30 p.m. at the Burr Oak High School. The leaders are sponsoring a gains they are offering throughout this complete shop- would become effective July 1, 1967, provides a 5.4 percent increase in benefits to 1.4 mtl- • The annual Farmers Night, sponsored by the Mankato Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Armory in Man- kate at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 7th. John A. Miller, agronomist at Farmland Industries, Inc., at Kansas City since 1950 will be the guest speaker. He is a native of Missouri, graduated from Missouri University and did graduate work at Missouri State College and Missouri University• After teaching vocational ag- riculture several years, he spent 15 years in the Soil Con- servatlon Service. During his service in CCA, Miller has written the Co-op Fertilizer i Handbook and numerous ag- ronomy booklets. He is co- author of the Agricultural Am- monia Handbook, chairman of the agronomy committee of the Ammonia Institute, and president of the Missouri Soil Fertility Council. Miller's 240~tcre farm was recently annexed by Kansas City. Crops are corn, wheat, alfalfa and bluegrass for pas- ture and for sodding lawns. Free tickets for this event may be obtained by returning the coupon, whic:, is beini printed in this week'| Record~ to the Mankato Chamber or. Commerce. Too, all bu~ places in Mankato have Free tickets available. In order to determine the number, who will attend, tlut co.mn Ittee wants the coupons returned or the tickets picked up by March 4th. In addition to enjoying a de- licious meal, those present will get to hear an informative and interesting talk by Mr. Miller. Every farmer in tim county is cordially invited to attend. Jewell County Delegation Attends Water Hearing A delegation from Jewell County, accompamecl by some from Republic County, attend- ed a hearing in Topeka before the Committee of Water Re- sources of the Kan,,;as House of Representatives. They were there to oppose House Bill No. 1148. This bill would give the City of Superior the authority to obtain water for mumcipal purposes by taking ground wa- ter from Jewell County, Kan sas• The Jewe]l County delega- tion opposed the giving of Jewell County water rights to anybody. One of the major problems, of this county and other rural counties has al- ways been shortage of water. Every drop of water available in this county is fiee~ied for local farmers and cities. The bill has been tabled in committee and that is where it is expected to stay. The members of the Jewell County delegation at Topeka con,~isted of: Neal Harris, Vic'Tullar, and Ray Dietz, county com- missioners; and Alvin C. Fall, Jr., Nell Leinberger, Ralph] Anderson, Lauren Roe, andI Garrett Phillips. The last five] men are members of the Jeu] ell County Planning Board. There are nine members of that board. This mea,~,'~, a ma jority of the board members were in Topeka protesting the bill. Free Measles Immunization Program F~ Jewell County George Fisher, health educa- tor in the immunization section of the Kansas State Board of Health, was in Jewel[ County last week making arrange- ments for a free measles im- munization program in the county• The tentative date has been set for the second or third week in April. When de- finite plans are completed, complete details will be publi- cized. Mr. Fisher contacted Dr. C. W.. Plowman and Dr. W. E. Schlotterback. Both of these gentlemen will cooperate with this program. Too, he visited with Mrs. Bob Coffman, school nurse in Mankato and Mrs. Shirley Jacobs, a nurse at Jewell. The immunizations will be given in two places, at the Mankato Grade School and at the Jewell High School, Every child, from 12 months to 12 years old, will be given free shots• A permit, signed from the parent, will be re- quired. For the school children, these permit blanks will be sent home a short time before the clinic date. For pre-school children, the permits will be available when the parent brings the child in for the shot. By law, every child is required to have a measles shot when he or she starts to school. This is a ood oppor- tunity for all children to be immtmi~d against measles. Marvin E. Chllcett Club Agent. FHA Assistant Supervisor Marvin, previously of Pitts- burgh, Pa., is the son of Mr. Marvin E. Chilcott started and Mrs. N. G. Chileott. He work Monday, Feb, 27, as the graduated with a B. S. in Ani- FHA assistant county super- mal Husbandry from Penn- visor for Jewell and Mitchell sylvania State University in counties. Marvin is shown June 1962. He moved to the above, right, with Walter farm north of Mankato with Campbell, FHA supervisor for his wife, JoAnne, in 1962 and Jewell and Mitchell counties. ~as operated the farm the last Marvin replaces Garry Keel- five years. They have two er, who recently went to children, Keith, 6, and Donna, Washington county as 4-H 4. J Hospital Fund Committee Local Bowllnq Teams Compete Held Meeting Thursday In State V.F.W. Tournament The committee in charge of Three bowling teams, re- the Hospital Fund Drive met presenting the Jewell County in Fellowship Hall at the Me- V.F.W. Post No, 7830, were in thodist Church Thursday morn- Abilene Sunday to compete in ing, Feb. 23, the State V.F.W. tournament. They discussed the progress There will be five weekends of the fund raising drive and of bowling and this was the se- made plans for the future, cond weekend• The members of the corn- The Mankato teams were: mittee are: Virginia Rightmei- er and Jean Blew, co-chair- Lyle Richtmeier, Gerald Mc- Atee, Don Walker, Art Berg and Eugene Meeker; Jack Morris, Newell Alexander Rex Freeman, Duane Stroup, Melvin LaRue; and Ralph Hamilton, Verle Hedges, Car- roll Collins, Lowell Hancock, ,Max Ortman. The team of Morris, Alexan- e Left to right: Chas. L. Fogo, Steve Brue, Tom Miles, Bill Jackson, Harry Swope, Will Hyman, Curt Erlckson, and Roy Blauvelt. ing at the courthouse Thurs- day, Feb. 23. Tom Miles, act- ing chairman. Harry Swope, secretary, Chas. L. Fogo. treasurer, and Roy Blauvelt were members of the Hospital Board a~tending. Robert May- The Jewell County Hospital this organization operate the Board held its monthly meet- Jewell County facility. Construction is proceeding according to plan with the es- timated completion date No- vember 1, 1967. Will Hyman, a representative of the American Hospital Simply, met with the board to show them samples er, the hospital board attorney, of various enu{pment. met with the group. 7" At the Thursday meetini Curt Erickson, executive dlr-|the board ordered ector of the Great Plains Luth- eran Hospital Association, was present and he was accompan- ied by 2 of his area directors, Bill Jackson and Steve Brase. This organization operates a large number of hospRals in" this area including Smith Cen- ter, Belleville, and Minneapolis and the board plans to have equipment, telescope wall tains, sterilizer, and an x-ray machine. Because of the war situation, delivery on ecmip- ment is running slower than normal. The board nl~n~ to "order all of the equipment in plenty of time to make certain it is here before the comple- tion date. S servicemen as well as their as the result of an increase in The expiration date is stamp- Roderick E. Weltmer attend- families made great contflbu- Federal retirement benefits ed on each copy of the Jewell ed ~e Kansas State Bar As- tions in the attempt to keep such as social security." County Record. If your date sociation meeting in Hays on the world safe and free, Their The third bill will increase is 2-67, this is the last copy Saturday, Feb, 25. The meet- nation called and they re- the income limitations of VA pensioners by 20 percent. Of the Record you will re- ceive until your subscription ing was concerned with Estate sponded with utmost devotion Earlson said. "This means Is renewed. Tax and Estate Planning. The and duty. This response was - State Bar Association recog- many years ago and America that a single veteran who is With the last copy of the nizes that these two fields of has reaped the benefits of law have become so compli- their sacrifices. However I cated that special Seminars such as these are vital to those actively engaged in the prac- tice. Mrs. Weltmer and their three children accompanied Mr, Weltmer on the trip to Hays, fear that in many instances these men have been forgot- ten. For that reason I am to- day introducing three bills. The first bill elin~lnates the income limitations for veteran pensioners who have attained The school board of Unified in schoOl administration. District 278 has re-hired Bill Mr. Roberts graduated from Conner and Paul Roberts for high school and junior college, the coming year. Mr. Conner at El Dorado, Kansas. Paul is the superintendent of Uni- then spent four years serving fled District 278 and Mr, Re- in the Air Force. After his re- berts is the principal of Man- turn from service, he attendedI kate High School. In the pic- Pittsburg State College and re-*, ture above Mr. Roberts is on ceived his bachelor of scienceI the left and Mr, Conner on the degree in 1957 and later earn- right, ed his master of science de~ This is Mr. Conner's third gree m school administration. year as superintendent of schools here. He is an exper- ienced administrator and his previous exl~erie~nee in school construction has been valuable during this period when a new high school building is under construction. He received his Bachelor of Science and his Master of Science in school Paul has been a member Of the Mankato faculty for ten years. Since he has been serv. ing as principal, Paul has done additional work at Pittsburg in school administration. Most of the present teachers in the Unified District have returned their signed con. tracts. A teacher has until der, Freeman, Stroup, and La- administration from South- March 4th to accept or reject ~tue is leading the scoring at- western State at Weatherford, a contract. By the time next tar the second week with a Okla. In addition, Mr. Conner week's paper is printed, the ~otal of 3099 pins, with handi- has done graduate work at the March 4th deadline will have ~caps figured. ~t noon Sunday, University of Colorado, Fort been passed and a complete ]Ralph Hamilton and Gerald Hays State College, and Era-I list of the faculty for the corr/- ~VlcAtee were leading the dou- voria State Teachers CollegeI ing year will be printed~. ~les with 1302 pins, with , ~andicaps 'included. NoTICI~ kovewell Invitational - ~ Calf Roptn~ Club bein~ form- Tournament March ~-1| grd Grade Brownies ed. Anyone interested meet at The 3rd Grade Brownies met on Feb. 20: They were guests Of the Junior Girl Scouts. We wish to thank the girls for a very nice time. --Reporter, the Frontier Cafe. Saturday. March 4, at 7:30. Willie Ross. who has been busy working on the Jewe]l County Hospital, has been off work the past week. and under the care of the doctor. The Lovewell Invitational Basketball tournament will be held March 9 and 10 at Love- well. The competing teams will be composed of fifth and sixth graders. Lovewell, Furnwso, Montrose. and Mankato will participate in the torn'hey,