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A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWE LL COUNTY MONITOR, AND TIlE FORMOSO NEW ERA. Vol. 75; No. 43 TWELVE PAGES - 2 SECTIONS MANKATO, KANSAS THURSDAY, APRIL 7,1966 IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNT Y, 0 Iio . J : :~,:~=:=:, :::;:~::~::::::::.~::=v ~>, z~ :~::,~-. :, ,~=:~:::>{ 5.(; .;':i up teachers, board members, school personnel and inter- ested persons of Unified District no. 278. This study was made following a report made by the State Depart- ment of Education which Last fall special planning nomics, business and a committees were appointed lsmall meater - 1~,195 sq. ft. to make a study of planst A mathematics - science for a new high school plan~ center including mathema- rhe committees are mad~ f ics and science rooms and ~:fice complex - 3,650 sq. "A social science and lang- uage rots center including! history, foreign language, English and teachers office area - 4,100 sq. ft. Left to right: Harold Topliff, Clyde Reed, Jim Gunter, Mrs. Ehvyn listed the following de- Industrial arts and voca- Duitsman, Mrs. Jim Gunter, iVirs. Meh'in Bowersox, Melvin Bowersox ficiencies in the present tional agriculture center in- Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn Top- club work in 1,')64. Improvement 1 plant: Inadequate sized cluding industrial arts, me- liff and theiy son, Harold. Mrs. Toptiff has been an Harold co: rooms for science, t4cping, chanical drawing, drivers were recognized by the Extension Homemaker s years of 4-H, industrial arts, home eco- education and vocati'onal Mankato Commercial Club Unit member for many Jewell county, nomics and language; no agriculture and teachers of- on Thursday evening, Marc, h years and has also served pleted 4 years appropriate space for rice area - 7,750 sq. ft. 31, during the Farmer s considerable time on the agriculture and auditorium, speech, counsel- A physical " educationNight program The Man- Home Economics Advisory Jewell. While ing and for basketball; in- center, which includes an kato Chamber of Commerce Committee. ' tional agricu!tu~ adequate artificial lighting indoor gymnasium, boysrecognizes one farm family Bc>tl~ Mr. and Mrs. Topliff the state award in ,in mose of the rooms; poor i dressing facilities and girls each year for outstanding have been active in 4-H club was also regionaI~ acoustical situation for halls dressing facilities - 14,150 leadership service to Exten- worK, serving as comnmnity er. Si)tce gradu~ and classrooms; need for sq. ft. sion, 4-H, and community, l aders for a number of high school, he ha i adequate building for auto Custodial maintenance Mr. and Mrs. Topliff oper- years,ed ll/.~ years of Co mechanics, woodworking, center including closets- i mechanical drawing and 420 sq. ft. ate a sizable farm of 1120 Both of them have served at ~ansas :~tate acres in Brownscreek town- several terms on the County It is difficult general shop; need for re- This is a total net'area of ship, which is a general crop Extension board, all of the achieve placement of windows; ira- 49,550 sq. ft. and a struct- and livestock farm They The Topliffs are active services that Left to right: Mary Frances Flentie, Mrs. Edna Kindler, Miss Phyllis Horalek proved library to include ural mechanical service and have received the Kansas m,'zmbers of the Christian have given ot thei: Miss Phyllis Horalek, i The viewing of exhibitsr Harrison, Odessa, West materials center rem6deled circulation area of 16,519 Bankers Award for soil con- Church in Jewel[ ity and county. State Board of Agriculture,[ prepared by Callie s of Jew- IWalnut' Whitemound, Man- and re-arranged for more sq. ft bringing the total servation. Their son, Harold, Elwyn one of the ear- [ The Mankato Marketing Division, Topeka,]'ell, Dre!ling s of Ma,-.kato, l kato, Progressive, West Side conducive study atmosphere gross area needed to 66,074 also received the scholarship ly producers of certified Club is proud presented a demonstration [ Halstead s Shoes of Man- [ Matrons, and Brownscreek. and separate from study sq. ft. presented by the Jewell crop s. ed and has beenI chance to honor[ on the use of bulgur and lkato, Johnson s Variety of Blue seals were received hall; your present building Modern education requires rolled wheat at the Annual Burr Oak, and R-K Shopper by Highlanders, Esbon, Live can not accommodate your! that more space, better fa- County Conservation Dist- awarded the State Certifiedl have contribut i Spring Tea of the County of Mankato gave the ladies & Learn, and Country Cous- enrollment for today s edu-]cilities, diversified cur- riot for his outstanding Soil Seed Growers award, pre-/their community Extension Homemaker s an idea of some of the new I ins. cational needs. [ricutum and modem equip- Conservation program in 4-}t ~y the Kansas Croplothers and Jewell Units at the Mankato Arm- spring fashions and fabrics Mrs. Glenn Kindler, chair- A survey of the presentl ment be provided.~ ------ ory on March 29 at 1.00 p.m. available in the county, man of the Home Economics enrollment of the unified] In 1956, 27 units of study Funeral Services For MAUNDY THURSDAY UNION GOOD One hundred twenty unit I The tea was planned and'Advisory Committee, presid- district indicates, a high,] were. offered to Mankato~ ~ ]COMMUNION !FRIDAY SERVI~ -* ch ' organized by ttolmwood, t ed at the Tea Mrs John school enrollment m 1966 ofl high school students. In ]Town & Country, Montrose]Abel and her accompanist, 145; 1967 - 170; 1968 - 175;11966, 47 units of study will Flora Rebecca (Stidham)[ : ea MISS rloraleKprepare , I Modern Homernakero, and Mrs. Gene Johnson, led the 1969 - 193; and 1910 - 204. be offered, making more Graham, formerly of Esb(!n,] The E. U. B. Church and[ Union Good passea away at Seattle,r fruit cobbler, meat loaf Mankato Units. ~ group singing. Mrs. Dow The planning committees,[ rooms and additional space - ' :l ttarmon3 Methodist Churchn vices ~ill be h~! pecan pie, chocolate unbak-I The presentati( n of unitt Stansbury, Chairman of the with the above facts in] necessary. The present Washington Apri! l; Funeral[ will particii ate in the Sac-I p.m. to 2:U0 P;i serves ior ivlrs t~ranam WIU ~ ~ r ed cookies, cole slaw andt seals for accompl}~'~hments ] 1965 Standard of Excellence mind, determined that in or=l building was built in 1937 "~ . rament of ti~,ly Communion] Baptist Churchi : bierroche or cabbage burg-[during 1965 was made. Gold,C6 h 'tttee; : :; nted the !tier t0 offer a proper educa-] when requirements be hetd at the Krame . Fun at Harmony Meth istl the services ers, all using rolled wheat or [ seals were preoented to Jew- lseals to the units, tional program of a modem] fewer, eml Home ~ Mankato a.! Church, Thursday, April 7.1 hour instead oft bulgur. ' I ell Homemakers, Holmwood, [ high school a new facility[ With these facts in mind,uz:oOt~urlat p: m.wln~aturaaY oe in Aprnme Serving wilt begin at 8:00] the past. All mini~ was necessary. This was de-[ the board of education is i p.m. and end at 10:00 p.m.I community will! Esbon Cemetery, ~, " termined after a study of the~ proceeding with a bonc~ ~ We wilt have an Upper p atin~ in this S~ "~ ~'~ "l [ Discussion was held on I WILL YOU HELP? present facilities, visitation] election for the purpose of Mrs. Graham was thei Room ' Con~,numion Service! Keta(1 Sales Co~ k.t[)l t OUrlctt work to be done at the City[ Jewell county has receiv- of other,facilities, and the] purchasing a site, construct- aunt of Harry White, Jewellil with Communion serviced nouneed that m ------ I Park. The Park Committee ] ed a communication from curriculum to be offered. ] ing and equipping a new Miss Dorothea White, Man-I every 20 minutes. Come! will close at I2!i " II will meet with City Superin- [ the American Red Cross The planning "committees ~ high school. The bond elec- hattan; and the late Mrs. L.I when you can luring this their employees lne l~anKato L.lty L, ouncl !. " n" Hancock who will ril) tenae t Iheadquarters stating a need ,arrived at the following]tion is not to exceed E. Weltmer of Mankato. period and b~ seated in the their luncll hour I sanctua) ~ "Ih met ~luesaay evening, "~Pll ]be in charge of tiae mainten-t for certain chapter-produced needs: $950,000.00. The board has[ ~ " 3. ' e ushers will attend the s~i o,/'no p m, at me tAty tea - ark " " I" " vA "" " " - n call"~ ance at t e p I items uur mlawestern areas Administrative center in- I taken an option on the Ed! Mrs. A. R. Guy was able! escort you to the ' Upper stores will re~, mayor ~ayle t~rlstma - " . ed the meetin to order with[ City Clerk Munro report- need 20,000 d tty bags, eluding counseling area andl Loomis propertyeast of to come home from the Room" at the Prot)er time p.m. ~,-o .- ) ed on a meeting he attendedlwhich will be filled by the health site with a space of] town. Belleville hospital Monday. --- - ~ ouncilmen A K weaver-I "] "'" "rn Cleo) at McPherson concerning Red Cross with toilet articles 1465 sq. ft. l A notice of the date and ling, ~oyle /~lCO r ' " Hilt,en and Euoene Meeker, power rates. It was ajeed for servicemen overseas. Resource material center] polling places of this bond CitffClerk Finla Munro and that the city join the Kan-l Our Jewell county goal is including library - 1525 sq. lelection will be announced City Superintendent Cliff [sas Association of Municipal 200 of these oags. fnis is ft. l in the legal notices of next I' 101| I{ Hancock present [ Utilities. This is a Very good our chance to serve, through Student Activity centerl week's Jewetl County Re- ,the "revious] rganizati n whose members the Red Cross program and including dining, study, and!cord. Permission has been v . I cities which o erate their [ help support our servicemen kitchen areas - 3300 sq. ft. 1 received from the State De- months meetings were reaa ] own utility systems in Vietnam. Applied and Fine Arts [ partment of Education to and approved. "-'" : was held onI Would you donate money center including arts and proceed with this bond elec- Verl Michael and Leo Par- ]. t~lscusslon ~ ] to nurchase material for crafts, music, home eco- [ tion. th in- me new parking ~ot a~ u,~ ,- sons were present at,e ] qh rNn netic)n was[ these bags? Are you able to i: vitation of the Council. Ten- time I participate in making the Ma ka o Io "l I l 't " HaYe tative plans were discussed taken at m ', !ba~s9 Please mail vour con- with' them on the possibility Discussion was nel0 on . ~ ~,~,~ tr;~, ~inn ~,-,fn ~,Th~ ovw~,ila" .11 them for street, water and the airport mmmnL' ~ms ' ' " ] -will-startedin th' 'r ansas oouot,or call rl, t NeW I)0$lf ffl(e sewer line improvements. WOrK De " ~ [ ~ ~cr7,~ ,- ,- wo a ~A~'~ No action was taken at this I near future i our'D]sas 'er aairman, ) Bills werereau ann ap time. " . - Mrs. Bud Hills w ThediscussedSWimmingandpoOlsignedlease proveu. ] Plans to acquire a new l parking and movement of as ' - B" ~ lv~envin ~owersox post office building in Man-[ postal vehicles. DWl h Murra has been TWO ~vit~, r~- ] "g t Y '-'="NY ~eceives rromouon ' kato have been announced! The Postmaster General hlr to o crate the pool GIN AT HARI~O " ,-- ! ed p - "H twe~vin t~owersox received by Postmaster General Law, said the building will be for the 1966 season As the lnr.~nutn~* ,~nu,~. " Thu worct rsflay, warcn 31 ot rence F. O Brien. constructed under the De- school summer program will involve using the pool for six weeks, this was also dis- cussed. Robert Bund, a represen- tative of Beecroft, Cole & Co was present and dis- cussed the bond issue for the street project on the north side of the Senior Cit- izens Homes. Floyd Briggs has resigned his position of taking care of the city dump grounds. No replacement has been hired at the present time. Mel Mayse gave a report on progress of the street survey. This survey is to be made next week. Beginning Easter Sunday lan opening with the South- "The new builidng," Mr. partment's Lease Construe- the Summer Schedule forI western Bell Telephone Co. O'Brien said, "is designed tion program, with the Harmony Methodist Church l at Manhattan. Melvin re- to carry out the Post Office government's capital invest- begins. Morning Worship is/ ported Monday, April 4th as Department's objective of a merit limited to postal scheduled for the hours of/ plant foreman for the com- more efficient postal service equipment. While leasedto 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Church[ pany at Manhattan.~ combined with improved the Government, the build- ing will remain under [ private ownership and the Airman Jack Waugh ar- rived Sunday from Stewart Air Force Base; New York on a 15 day leave for a visit at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Waugh Easter Egg Hunt Merchants will provide sacks of eggs. Each sack The Annual Easter Egg will be' redeemed for 5c sponsored by when it is returned to the merchant, whose name is I on the sack. school is out before moving to Manhattan, The Bowersoxs have made many friends during their twelve years in Man- kato. They have been active in community affairs. Mel is serving his second term as president of the Mankato Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Bowersox, Dorothy, is the~ school nurse for unified district no. 278. During his terms as the president of the Chamber of Commerce, Mel has been a very active and efficient fis term, construction, therefore, is being authorized only when it is demonstrated that the need is urgent and no other alternative is available." The building in Mankato will be located at 103 South owner wil pay local real estate taxes. Plans and specifications for the new building, as welil as bidding forms and other :pertinent data, will be made available to prospective bid- ~" ders at an early date, at Volunteer Helpers: Front The site option will be Baek Row: Mrs. Alton assigned to the successful bidder, who will purchase the land, construct the building and lease it to the Department. which time the Department will advertise for bids. Commercial. Preliminary plans call for 2,745 square feet of floor space, with an! area of 5,800 square feet for: Commercial Club Meeting George Jensen, the former is the new Mike Stout was elected the new vice-president at the meeting Monday noon at the Correll Club Room. A total of 1,445 were given to 1,105 Jewel! Coun- tians during the fin~t i~~- munization clinics March 31 and APril 1, 1966. At Mankato, 852 per,:;ons received 1,122 dosages and 323 ,immunizations were ad, ministered to 254 Jewell re- sidents. clinics are Row: glrs. John Abel, Mrs. Melvin Kale, Mrs. Clyde Reed. Two children immunizations against diph- theria, tet:mus, whooping cough and smallp'Jx will be offered at the seco, d clinics. Polio will be offered again in June. Residents, who attended tlae first dlinics, are request- ed to bring immunization record to the second clinic. a signed slips will clinic. Carl county helped merits, said:' the aid vin