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A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY MOHtl'CH~ AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. IF I~"S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, WE'RE FOR IT 2 Sections - 14 Pages Mankato, Kansas Thursday, March _30, 1967 how youi" voice lines are separated and con- the party at the nected to central switching the telephone line? equipment; and batteries that much equipment is furnish talking current to tele- to make phones phones. "Narrators will explain how learn about these and the ringing machine works and fascinating sub- many other items that are part Mankato's Telephone of the telephone system." Wednesday, Ap- In addition to tours of the according to John building, a number of special manager for South- telephone exhibits will be set up. Among them will be a House will run display that enables visitors to 12 a.m., 1 to 5 and 6 hear their own telephone voice. It, on Wednesday. "Our Telephone Open tIouse will be taken on a has a definite educational and behind-the-scenes entertainment value," Schmitz to see telephone said. "And there will be free in action," refreshments and souvenirs. see the cable We hope parents will bring telephone lines their entire family for this the frames where chance to see something differ- ent." ~tout, storo~manager Cultural Arts Program Super Market, Meeting Held March 22 Kans., was among .... aart's and Best- A meeting March 22 was store owners, man- held to organize classes for the department managersCultural Arts Program. Clm;s who attended es for drawing and painting. 28 seminar on Im creative writing, creative mu Your Supervisory ic, sculpturing, ceramics, pho- Business. It was held tography, flower arranging. Center, Kans. and landscaping "were discuss- .m. to 5 p.m. session, ed and a toll taken to deter- by Boogaart Supply,mine interest in each of thesei Kans., was fields. Possible location of the i by Ray Henry Asso- classes and instructors were consultants, discussed. the Peterson Care If you feel you might be in- Center. forested in taking one of these films and question-classes you are urged to call periods were in either Mrs. Evan. Hanson or, the all-day seminarMrs. Gayle Cristman for addi- and moti tional details. The Mankato City Election will be held Tuesday, April 4th. Polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Voters will cast their ballots in the basement of the Mankato Cam munity Building. The Citizens Party held its caucus Thursday, March 23, in the Community Building. The officers of this party are: Roy Basart, chairman; Mary Lagergren, vice chairman: Monsolete Trubey, secretary; and Joyce Caylor, treasurer. They nominated the following candidates for the city elec- tion: Mayor: Gayle A. Cristman. Councilmen: Doyle H. Al- corn, Dale L. Seirer, Eugene Meeker, Cleo D. Hiltgen, and Alfred Ross. I i i ii State Spelling Bee May Jewell County will send a best speller to the 1,tth annual State Spelling Bee at Topeka May 6. The winner will emerge from the county spelling con- test in Mankato Monday April 3. Eligible spellers from spell- ing preliminaries for the state position are Joni Hansen, Sher- ry Buckley and Dixie Pettit, Burr Oak; Karen Louder, Pa- tircia Cady and Keith Roe, Mankato: Rex Lienberger, Randy Yancey and Gregory Barrett, Randall; Ray Winkel, Judy Birdsell and Jim Bird- ~II, Athens; Marsha Willmeth, Becky LcCoe and Rosanna Slate, Jewell; Sherri Dietz, Kathy Heiman and Connie Tucker, Ionia; Becky Foutz, Peggy Nebel and Dennis Fla- vin. Esbon. i Police Judge: Clarence P. Meeker. The Conservative Party met Thursday night, March 23, in the Club Room at the Correll Hotel and re-elected Chas. W, Ramey as its chairman. Rod Weltmer was re-elected secre- tary. The following were nora-, Inated for city offices as can- iidate~s for the April 4 else, lion: Mayor: Carl Westin. Councilmen: Bob G. Newell, A. R. Weaverling, George G. Jensen, John R. Ross, and Leo P. Dreiling. At the present time, Gayle Cristman is serving as mayor and the councilmen are A. R. Weaverling, Doyle H. Alcorn, Dale L. Seirer, Eugene Meek- er, and Cleo D. Hiltgen. PLEASE CHECK YOUR" EXPIRATION DATE D The expiration date is stamp- ed on each copy of the Jewell County Record. If your date is 3-67, this is the last copy of the Record you will re- ceive until your subscription is renewed. With the last copy of the month, in which the subscrip- tion expires, the paper is re- moved from our addresso- graph file. We appreciate the fine co- operation of our subscribers and welcome renewal and new subscriptions. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Fiero of Milton, Ore. and Mrs. Law- rence Jones were Wednesday dinner guests of Mrs, Edith Oat. t row, left to dght: Delton Blecha, Darcl Debra Jensen, Jackle Ouellette, Mike Metz- row, left to right: Kimberly Sandeli, Lyn- Beverly Wlrtz, Corlene Lange. the cloudy weath-t Mankato Chamber of Com- ual Easter Egg merce. 1 City Park in Man-I The youngsters were divided1 a large crowd Sat-] into groups, according to their[ :n )on, March 25. ages, Every sack had,a name l is sponsored by the stamped on the outside. The[ Front row, left to right: Barbara Lange, Lance Newell, Jay Jenaen, Kevin Jansen, Sharon Hesket, Danny Hesket. Back row, left to right: Dennis Kennedy, Chert Kennedy, Elaine Wirtz, Diana Hesket, Debts Hesk- el, Lynnette Wilson. sack, when presented to the merchant, was worth 5 cents. The kids cover the area in a short period of time and it doesn't take long for them to get up town and turn in their 4~ sacks. Flnlay Munro, Cliff Hancock, Bob Shoemaker, Henry Dia- mond, and Leo Dreiling were helping with the-Hunt. They hid the sacks and supervised the event. to right: Bob Shoemaker and Leo D eU , Im.ckSmu elm be Nm the variou qo ready for the Faster Hunt in lark. A Uoup of the youaMtem at the Eutor F4B Hunt. Henry Diamond elm be M oa the of the picture. Left to dght: Jim Gunter, Herman Popp, Paul Dutton, Harley Zhnmer, V. E. M'cAdams, John Hart, Otle Cunnlngham, Melvin Joerg, and Harold Knarr. Pictured above are some of the Jewel County Lamb & Wool Association members who attended the annual meet- ing Tuesday evening, March 21. Midwest Wool Marketing Cooperative and the Jewell County Association sponsored a lamb dinner for those attend- ing. The Association members had the opportunity to hear Mr. Paul Dutton, Dutton Sheep ii i i Unified School District Elections April 4th The elections for school board members in the four Unified School Districts in Je- well County will be held Tues- day, April 4, The polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Three members will be elected to the six member board in each Unified District. In the Burr Oak Unified Dis- trict 277, three board mem- bers are being elected. In this district, the voters in each area select a board member. Arnold Ross is the candidate in area one and the voting will take place at the Valley View School House. In area two, the voters will cast their ballots at the Oak Creek School House and Gerald Boyles is the candidate, In area three. Donald Diehl is the candidate and voting will be done iq the Northbranch School House In the Mankato Unified Dis- trict 278, Clarence Loomis is a candidate for position num- ber one; Don Walker is the candidate for position number two; and Quentin Leece is the candidate for position number three. All voters in the Unified District vote on all three posi- tions. There will be only one polling place in the Unified District No. 278. That will be in the gymnasium at the Man- kato High School, In the Esbon Unified District No, 276, Vaden Davis, Jr. is a 'candidate for position number one: W. L. Peroutek for posi-: tion number two. and Meryl Schoen for position number three. All the voters in the! district will cast ballots for the three positions. There will be two polling places in this district, at Chandler School House and Esbon Legion Hall. This is an at large election and voters can cast a ballot at either polling place. Monkato Scores 12 Points In Sterling Relays Coaches Larry Dreiling and John Jones took the Mankato Track Team to the Sterling Relays, with the exception of the seniors, Saturday, March ,25, and the Cougars scored 121 points in the Class "B" Divi- sion. Leon Hell, a sophomore, won the half mile with a time of 2:06. Russell Lange, another sophomore, placed 3rd in the broad jump with a leap of 19'7%". The mile relay team of Mike Dodd, Eddie Wilson, Chuck Zadina. and Russell Lange, placed third with a lime of 3:41. Eddie is a junior. Chuck and Russell are sopho- mores, and Mike is a fresh- man. The Mankato Seniors were on their Senior Sneak. Several of these boys are fine track- men. When the whole squad is together, Mankato will field a strong track squad. The Ster- ,ling Relays attract a large number of quality athletes from a :large area. The under- classmen made a strong show- ing and showed a lot of poten- tial for future meets, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tyrell and sons, David, who attends Concordia Junior College, and Vance, who attends Hays State Collego were guests for dinner Easter Sunday at the hmne of her Imrents, Mr. and Mrs. ,w.ll Davis. Commission Company, St. Jo- seph, Missouri; Mr. Herman Popp, Midwest Wool Market- ing Cooperative and V. E. McAdams, Extension llve- stock specialist, talk about lamb and wool prices and the sheep industry in general. It was reported by secre- tary-treasurer, Harold Knarr, that the association shippe~ 2600 lambs last year and mar- keted 33,000 rounds of wool a., DR. W. E. SCHLOTTERBACK WILL OPEN OFFICE IN MANKATO APRIL 16 ...___ Dr. W, E. Schlotterback will open his office in Mankato Monday, April 10th, His clinic, which is being remodeled, will be ready for use by that time. It is located across the street south from the Mankato Apart- ment House He will have his last appoint- ment in the Republic County Clinic at Belleville April 1st, This will give him the next week to get ready to receive patients at Mankato. At the present Mrs. Schlot- terback and the children will remain in Belleville, The Schlotterbacks are investigat- ing housing facilities in Man- kato and the family will move as soon as definite arrange- ments are made. Dr. and Mrs. Schlotterback and children are welcomed back to Mankato with open arms. He is a wonderful doc tar and they are topnotch citi- zens. The people of Jewel] County are certainly happy they have decided to return to Mankato to make their home. Annual Meeting Of Jewell Co. Teachers~ Ass'n. The annual meeting of the Jewell County Teachers' Asso- ciation will be held April 3, 1967 at 1:45 p.m. The executive officers of J.C.T.A. are: Miola Griffeth. See'y-Treas.; Jimmy Downing, VicePres.: and Norman Walk. er, President. The program will be as fol- lows: Invocation, Orville Hafner Burr Oak Public Schools. Music Selections, Mankatc Music Department, under the direction of Dorothy A. Libben. Instrumental Instructor. 1. "trombone Solo, "Diamond", Roberta Meyer. 2. Alto Saxo- phone Solo, "Saxophobia", Su san Kier. 3. Clarinet Quartet, "Quartet in F", Max Smith, Bob Walker, Sarah Jane Rus- sell, Sherry Beck. Address, "Problems of the Future". L, M. Weltmer, At- torney, Mankato, Kansas. Presentation of 1967 Spelling Winners. Carl A. Westin, Coun- ty Superintendent. Presentation of Cash Awards by Mike Stout, President, Man- kate Commercial Club. Adjournment. Business Meeting, Norman Walker. Presiding. Annual Meeting of the Jewell County Livestock Association to bQ Hold Tuesday, April 4 The armual meeting of the Jewel County Livestock Asso- ciation will be held in the Ar- mory in Mankato b~ginning at 7:30 p.m, Tuesday, .April 4. Mr, George Ahlschwede. Ex- tension meats specialist will be the speaker for the evening. Mr. Ahlschwede's presentation will be on the dressed meat trade, meat quality, and syn- thetic meat substitutes. A business meeting will pre- cede the guest speaker's pre- sentation, at which we will need to set up committees for this year and to discuss the 1967 program, I am sure that this will be a very educational program and all members and their wives are urged to attend. -Edwin Marl See.-Treas, \ A ilrouP of Jewell County members are shown eating at the Frontier Cafe, Tuesday, March 21, at the annual meetin8 of the Lamb and Wool Asso- ciatinn Meeting. In the foreground are: Benny Kemper, Esbon, left, and Harold Knarr, Jewell, right. Behind Benny are Ernest Blattner and Harry Kind- ler, Esbon. Behind Harold are Verle Mendenlmll and Albert Schaffer. well as providing several wool bags for association members. The Association elected Har- old Knarr, Jewell, as presi- dent for 1967. Benny Kemper, Esbon. was secretary-treasur- er, and the following members to thp Board of Directors: O. R. Cunningham, Webl r: Vaughn Prather, Randall Verle Mendenhall, Manka : and Ernest Blattner, Esbon. The Association plans to ship sheep regularly every three weeks again this year. NOTICE The Jewel County Historical Society will have a meeting beginning with a covered dish supper at 6:30 ~turday even- ing, April 8, at the Mankato National Guard Armory.. The business meeting will include election of officers. A program "Discover Kansas Through tho Eye of a Camera" will be pre- sented by Mr. and Mrs. Orval Wagner, McPherson. The To- peka Daily Capital, Kansas City Star and other newspa- pers featured the Wagners' work on their editorial pages in February. A welcome is ex- tended, to every one to attend the society's cvcning's pro- gram. NOTICE The Jewell County Women's Democratic Club will meet Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Glenn Hale. All Democrat women, who are interested, are invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs, Fred Hill and family of Cawker City and Miss Janis Fair of Salina spent Easter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Fair. Mankato Delegation Will Attend Bus Hearing A delegation from the Man- kate" Chamber of Commerce will attend a Bus Hearing in Topeka Thursday, March 30, at 8:00 a.m. before a State Senate committee. Rep. Arden Dierdorff spen- sored a bill in the house, which requires the .nearest bus llne to service any county seat in the state that doesn't have bus service, This bill passed the house by a large majority and is now in commRtee in the Senate. If this bill passes, Bus Ser- vice will be available in Man. kato~ If it doesn't, prospects are dim for getting the lines to bring a bus through this area. At the Chamber of Com- merce meeting Monday Start. Icy Ozmun offered to take a. car to Topeka Thursday and the following volunteered to go with him: H. R. Rhea, Melvin Blecha, Jan Menhusen at~l John R. Ross, Smith Center is going to send several carloads to the hearing and it is hoped arrangements can be made locally, before Thursday, for other carloads from Mankato to attend, Diana Oat I Cathy Gates Diana Oat and Cathy Gates[ This was an honor as 43 pages of Burr Oak served as pages served each day and only one for Representative Arden Dier-] telephone page, dorff March 13 and 14. [ The girls enjoyed very much Each girl served as[ serving as pages in the House te!ephone pa.ge for one day,I Pf Representatives. Alene Framer, left, and Jer- ry Campbell, right, who are pictured above, served as pages in the House of Repre- sentatives at Topeka Monday arm Tuesday, March 20.21, Arrangments for Alene and Jerry to get this fine exper. lenee at the State House were made by Arden Die.oHm, presentative for this district. Mrs. Walter Campbell and Mrs. A, T. Kramer took the young people to Topeka day, March 19. and fl, ey ro- t u~n ~dr ~uesd~ e v~l~, March 21. !:! t