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Alvin Fall, Sr., is shown at the foot of a htrge tree, which is located on his farm % of a mile north of the pond on Highway U, Just east of the Port of Entry. The tree has a cireunfference of 28 feet. The height can be estimated by noticing the relationship between Mr. Fall, who is 6 ft. and the top of the tree. e Mrs. Marshall Bishop Word was received here of the pasing of Mrs. Ewily John- ston, 81, of Vailejo, Calif. Mrs. Johnston was born in Custer County, Nebraska, the widow of the late James L. Johnston, and mother of the late Mrs. Walter Eiseman of this com munity. Survivors of Mrs. Johnston are four daughters, Wanda Lamb, Napa, Thelma Luft officiating. Burial was at Mendocio, Calif. At one time the Johnstons lived in Sin- clair Township. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Blauvelt, Mr. and Mrs. Chrissle Ahrens, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Iliff Banks and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Blackstone enjoyed a dinner Thursday ev- ening at the Buffalo Roam Steak House in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Blauvelts' and Chris- sic Ahrens' birthdays. Mr. and Mrs. Oren Free Mrs, Jprry Vader entertain- ed with a Fashion 220 party Tuesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Stone visited their daughter, Phyl- lls, at Ingalls Saturday and SUnday. Mrs. W. A. Andrews visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Smith, of Mankato Fri- day, Mr. and Mrs, Marshall Bis- hop called on her mother, Mrs. Edith Clark, and Mr. and Mrs. enfold Van Schoiack of Burr Oak Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Hower were Friday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Blackstone and Jerry. The oc- casion being their ~th anni- versary. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Black- stone sad Jerry spent Satur- day with Mr. and Mrs. Corwin Seamans and little son of Wa- mego, MANKATO LIVESTOCK COMMISSION CO. REPORT We had a good run of live- stock and plenty of buyers on the seats. The market looked about steady with a week ago. There seems to be a little more demand for the green 700 to 800 Steers and Heifers and the market has been a lit- tle stronger on this class of cattle. Cows sold mostly from $15.00 to $17.30. A few Light Cows sold from $18.00 to $18.90 and a set of Whiteface Steers weiChlng 343 Ibs. sold for $29.90. 12 Whiteface Steers weighing 460 Ibs. sold for whiteface Steers weighing 1170 lbe, jold-for $22.50. A set of Black Heifers weighing 400 lbs. ~ld for $~.10. 17 Black Heifers we|ghing 520 lbs. sold for $24.S0.. A set of Whiteface Heifers weighing 680 lbs. sold for $23.10 and a set of Black Heifers weighing 700 lbs. sold for $23.95. Fat Hogs topped at $19.00. Lar~er consignors were Claude Snyder, L~onard Ritz. Gaff Colson, Hulbert Bros., Pid Jones, Melvin Boyer. H. R. James, C. Mehl, Glen Goldsberrv, Bill Eberle, Keith Corm, Mart Dempsey, La- verne Dempsey, Henry Hes- kett, Harvey Fogo, Ralph Swearlngton, John Peters, L. Garman. Bob Johnson, Rus- sell Oplinger, Marvin Eber- hart. If you have cattle to sell, call us. We have good buyers wantimt cattle. Consign your stock early so we can adver- tise them. We are a certified auction, and your stock is in- sured when it leaves the farm. See you in the auction Frlda~AIL McCLINTOCK Simpson, Karts. BOB ISAAC Mankato. Kans. LEGISLATIVE NEWS By Rop. Arden Dierdorff A flood of new bills and ~earings on major proposals highlighted activities here in Lhe legislative halls this past week. Over 150 bills were they|r intereStcovered ,w, kinds of sub- ~, our area as Jects and doubtless only a few will pass beth branches before the legislature adjourns about April 1. With the deadline for intro- duction of individual bills out of the way, we should be able to get down to the business of acting on those we have to look at and we certainly need to do just that if we are to complete action on many of the major proposals. Committee rooms are pack- ed from early in the morning to late afternoon each day for hearings on such major isues as turnpikes, assessment pro- cedures, llquor-by-the-drink in hotels and restaurants, chan- ges in the school foundatior, finance program, fair housing, pay raises, reduction in in: come tax, reduction in with: holding tax rates, interest or state inactive funds, home- stead exemption, and many other bills. Certainly no legis- lator can say he hasn't been able to hear beth sides of the issues involved. Only time will tell what will eventually be en- acted into law. What to do about the state's highway needs has generated a lot of interest. Whether re- venue bonds should be used to finance new toll roads or whe- ther to increasq gasoline taxes to raise more money for free highways are chief topics of discussions. Last Monday, a bill to create a new Kansas highway authority to issue bonds for super highways was Harkins, Concord. Ruth Young of Vallej0, and Zella Oranskog. Fort Bragg, Calif.; 8 grand- children; 5 great grandchil. dron; two sisters, Mrs. Will Dannefer, Omaha. Nebr., Mrs. Addle Swaveland, Tope- ka; and a brother, Lee, Pal- mer, Nebr. The funeral was held Feb. 2 at the Wigins Fun- eral Home with Rev. Ernest moved this week to Hastings to make their home. Mr. and Mrs. Iliff Banks at- tended a dairy meeting in Lin- coln, Nebr. Friday. Olive Hill Missionary Society met Tuesday afternoon at the church for quilting. Mrs. Hat- tie Ahrens was hostess and Mrs. W. A. Andrews had de- votions. $29.00. I0 Black Steers weigh- ing 512 lbs. sold for $28.00, 42 Black Steers weighing 4?4 lbs. sold for $28.00. 15 Black Steers weighing 560 lbs. weighed out for $26.95. 10 Mixed Steers weighing 776 lbs. sold for $24.20. 10 Whiteface Steers weighing 800 lbs. sold for $24.40. 11 Black Steers weigh- ing 700 lbs. sold for $25.00. 28 m dumped into the House and introduced in the House. This Senate hoppers Tuesday as bill is Governor Docking's ap- the deadline for introduction proach to the construction of of individual bills for consid- super highways. His proposal vration in the 1967 session ]was designed to implement passed. This brought to nearly his recommended construction $00 the number introduced in of a turnpike that would link the two branches since the legislature convened in Janu- iary. It is impossible now to sift out those measures of ma- As we are quitting farming we will sell at Public Auction located 14 miles North ot Mankato, or I mile South of state line on Highway 14, 5 miles West and mile North of Superior, Nebr., or 7 miles North, 5 miles East and 1 miles North of Burr Oak, Kansas, beginning at 12:30 p.m., on Lunch Will Be Served By Oak Creek Community Center Wichita with Tulsa, Oklahoma, by way of Docking's home- town of Arkansas City. Just what package of new highway construction will eventually pass is anybody's guess. Many more hearings are scheduled. I cannot believe that this legislature will pass any legislation creating a new state highway authority con trolled by the Governor with ~oorWer to sell revenue bonds highway construction. , Discontent with the valuation Of' property throughout Kan- sas was very evident at thc hearing last Monday before the House Assessment and Taxa- tion committee. Changes in the present law doubtless will be made so that a more uni- form' schedule can prevail throughout the state. The issue of the sale of liq- uor-by-the-drink in hotels and restaurants appears to be dead before it gets off the ground. Just what changes in the school foundation finance act will be made remains in doubt. After a hearing Thurs- day, it was announced that the Senate Education Commit- tee would start on a new bill. School people want more state aid with fewer strings attach- ed but about the only point el Holstein milk cow (n( w milking) 5 yrs. old 2 Brown S.wiss-Shorthorn cross, 4 yrs, old Brown Swms-Angos cross, 4 yrs. old Brown. Swiss-Angus cross, 3 yrs. old Holstem-Angos cross, 3 yrs. old 13--Some of these are Angus, some Hereford and Angus cross, 4 yrs. old Purebred Angus bull (not registered) go d breeder, 4 yrs. old. Holstein-Angus cross heifer calf, 2 mos. old 7 mixed sows, to have third litter of pigs start-ing April 27, vaccinated Hamp boar, 2 yrs. old, good breeder Some large timber, 8"x8" and 9"x14", 15' to 80,' go d, some other lumber Some tools and o lds and ends 1949 Dodge pickup motor Drop-leaf dining room table Dinette table and 4 chairs Platform rocking chair 1958 Sewmor portable sewing machine Youth bed and mattress and other beds Baby high chair 1963 Electric clothes dryer Rite-Way milking machine Terms: cash. No property removed until I | 1955 500 Case diesel (PS, live PTO and hy- draulic) 2-2 way hydraulic hookup, good 1955 WD 45 Allis-Chalmers, gas, good 1954 Gleaner self-propelled combine, 14-ft heared, new rattles 12-ft. John Deere tandem disk 8-16 IHC plow, pull-type on rubber Allis-Chalmem 2-row mounted cultivator Allis-Chalmem 2-row mounted lister John Deere plantem (3 units which mount on tool bar) John Deere corn disk, 2-row pull type 7-ft Ford semi-mounted mower John Deere 41-ft. elevator I AND OTHERS ]949 2.door Lincoln sedan, good tires and motor 2-row IHC corn disk Kitchen table Library table Pink standard size bathtub with fixtures Baby bed D(mble bed slats 1951 self-propelled case combine ttled for. Property at blddePs agreed upon to date is that expenditures for special edu- cation will be taken out of the ;budget limitations. Action on the bill to boost legislators' pay allowances was completed today (Friday) when the House passed Senate Bill 86. The bill would increase the daily expense allowance from $15 to $25 a day: in- creases pay for months not in session from $50 to $100 per month, and provides for pay- ment of mileage for onetrip home per week while the legis. lature is in session. There was little or no comment on the bill when it came before ,the House Thursday, The matter was resolved in party caucus- es held earlier in the week when a majority of both par- ties voted to /ess the bill. The final vote was 79 yes, 41 no. I opposed the bill in the caucus and I voted "NO" on the final roll call. Again it was the legislators from the urban a~eas that favored the pay raise. The measure now goes back to the Senate for concur- rence of a minor amendment and then goes to the Governor for his signature. I believe it |s unlikely he will veto it. The Senate on , Thursday passed out the bills reducing the state income tax from 2~ to 2 per cent on the first $2,000 of taxable income and reduces the rate of withhold- ing on state income tax from 15 to 10 per cent of federal withholding. Both will, in my opinion, pass the House with- out any trouble. What will be done on grant- Ing a homestead exemption to persons over the age of eS re- mains in doubt. Thereis in- when bid off. Not responsible for accidents. I IIII II creasing sentiment to give some relief tO our aged citi- gens. Will try to be in touch with you again next week. Mrs. Ray Fordham returned home Sunday evening after spending a weak with Mr. and Mrs. Gene Outer at Boulder, olo. |crlvner.Boogaart AnnounCe Juliding and Expansion Plane Oklahoma City, Okla, -- Ex- pansions in production and warehousing .at its Smith Con- ter, Kan. facilities have been announced by Scrivner-Boo- gaart, Inc., Oklahoma and Kansas food distributors, The Oklahoma City-based company is expanclitig its ice cream production by 100 per cent and is constructing a 78,000 cubic foot addition to its frozen foods warehouse there. The ice cream ~oduction in- crease results from an expan- sion of the distribution area for the company-made Best- yet Ice Cream products. Be- ginning in mid-March, Bestyet ice cream and sherbets will be distributed through retail food stores served by Scrivner-Boo- gaart in Oklahoma. The com- pany serves 122 contract and affiliated Redbud stores in Ok- lahoma and southern Kansas. Heretofore, BestYet ice cream products were distribut- ed only to the Boo~aart's and Bestyet stores in Kansas and Nebraska served by the corn- pany's Concordia, Kan. subsid- iary, Boogaart Supply. Construction began this month at Smith Center on a 65 x 60-foot modular steel freezer designed to increase the company's frozen foods storage capacity at Smith Cen- ter, to allow greater variety i in stocking. The freezer will store frozen goods at -10 de- grees F., but is capable of -20 degrees F. temperatures for ice cream storage. The $90,000 construction con. tract includes some rer~odel-i ing and installation of aadedI materials handling equipmen.*~ in the present Smith Center i warehouse. Work is by a local Smith Center contractor. Manhattan -- With a twinkle in his eye, a 94-year-old Man- hattan resident said he built the first grandstand for foot- ball fans at Kansas State Uni- versity "out of the goodness of my heart." It was more than 60 years ago when Emil C. Pfuetze started the "first stadium" project in the early 1900's. Today, K-State is going jzWzt,L Thursday, Page 6 D0ug Page, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jam is shown above with the deer he shot thls with" a bow and arrow, ahead with plans to build a Pfuetze said ' new $1.6 million stadium cials" had the northwest of the campus that moved from its Would seat 34,000 fans with ex- cation to the pansion up to 55,000 seats. It was a warm Sunday af- ternoon in early fall when Pfuetze, who owned a lumber yard in Manhattan, started on the grandstand. In those days, football was played on a site which is now Bluemont Grade School, locat- ed a few blocks east of cam- pus. Reason for building the grandstand, Pfuetze said, was that "I got tired of going to the games and standing there looking over the shoulders of the spectators." The grandstand, erected on the south side of the school lot, faced north. It was 16- feet wide and about 80-feet long. It could seat approxi- mately 300 persons, he said. Pfuetze said he had a "stack of stuff that wouldn't move" at his lumber com- pany. So, he decided to put it to good use. and build the grandstand. Pfuetze, who was graduated from K-State in 1890, rustled up some 1 by 10's and some number-two yellow pines. He said he and three carpenters finished the stand in about a week. field south of the morial Stadium used until in 1924. When asked hoW J .~y he received stand, Pfuetze "I didn't get didn't cost and I got a lot of of doing so." Final drawings stadium are completed tlon could get her I, with cept for dlng--by mid-July, The stadium is be ready for the the 1968 season State plays University on Dear Boyds, I' am enclosing subscription for for another year. I the home paper Will and I were needless to s~iy, ber of years. Mrs. W. P. 1650 W. 2M tiarber, City, As we have moved to Red Cloud, we will see at Auction at the located 7 miles North and 2 miles West of Esbon, Karts., g the State Line South of Red Cloud, Nebr., 1 role South, 2 4 miles South, and % of a mile East, or 5 miles West and South of Northbranch, Kans., on--- Commencing at 1 O'clock 1948 Ohev. Ton Pickup, new Wagon Sea mud grips, new battery Panels. 30 Steel Post& Ferguson Model 20 Tractor, newtric Steel Posts. Pump tires, A-I new. 1/2 h.p. Electric Fergusen Cultivator Gas Barrels. 3 sets Horse Col,lars. Vise. 2-row Lmter, 3-point es. Fencing Tools. 2x14 Flow, 3-poir t Van Brunt 10x12 Drill, steel box, exU'a good IHC 2-row Go-Dig Hay Rack on steel, good 4-ft. One-Way, 3-point 36" Wagon and Gears, extra good 12' IHC Dump Rake 3-section llm-row IHC 5-ft. Mower Fresno Scraper Stalk Drill 15 Pieces of Horse Drawn Mach- inery Several Tons of Old Iron 60 Bales of Alfalfa Hay I Smooth Mouth Horse die, extra good. Bridle. Fork Grease Guna Tackle. Battery 14" Plow Lays, new. Stove. Wood Heating pile of Coal Many cellaneous Itenm. CONSIGNED BY IHC Self-Washing new motor 15-ft A-C Straight 2-16 Moline Plow on 6-ft. John Deere C rubber, good 15-ft. Spr ng Tooth Platform Scales 275-gal|on Gas Tank 6 50-gallon Barrels TERMS--CASH. Nothing Removed Until MI Property At Bidder's Risk After Bid Is Off. OWNERS SLIM & ED MONTGOMERY, Auetiom rs. BURR OAK STAT