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C A aOIISOLIOATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JIWIL L COUNTY MONITClI AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA IF IY'S FOR JBWELL, COUIm/Ty, WE'RE FOR IT No~ 45. 12 Pages - I kcikms Mankoto, Kansas ~ew teachers visited Friday, April 14, with They are Clint Who will teach Band Music in the Schools next year, Dunn, who will he High Principal and of supervision in School next graduated from l State in the spring of taught one year at Kansas High School been teaching the last at Satanta, Kansas Clint is married. Mrs. Poppe are shown Dunn is a graduate High School. He bachelor's degree Hays State and his degree from Emporia the past ten years he has been the 8th grade teacher, principal and coach at Satanta, Kansas. Wayne is married and they have two children. They are TamS, 6, and Diana Kay, 3. Wayne is the son of the late Laverne Dunn and Mrs. La- verne Dunn of Cimarron, Kan- sas. He is well and favorably known in this county. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Dunn and Diana Kay and TamS are shown be- low. The board of education and Supt. Conner are real pleased to have signed these two fine young teachers for contracts in Unified District 278 for the coming year. The citizens of this area welcome these two fine families. They were both looking for housing Friday and will be moving to Mankato af- ter the close of this year's school term. spring before being ~' ; it might pay to graze a few acres of wheat while the grass is Clyde C. Reed getting started. If the wheat price keeps breaking wilb cv grass that was not ery shower we get that might last year is makingbe a good way to harvest ,~ome Pasture up,~er air:. :'d wheat. Sudan grass, of course, The snow last Decca- makes good summer paslure. helped these pas- Rye is a good early pasture and if planted on summer fal- pasture is ex- maintain il .~ nd as it needs about of ferd: " ~ " !'~r Careful management. haq s r ",'v.~. -2 that is over 20 and i,~ ~!i- c l;- If brome is last a long ti ~e and it must have a make a , ,'c'5,~ h during the year. If eat it off c'o,"~. tb,y taken out or the be dam~ge:l w!~o.e- take several years never cooke back t,~ Usually cat- Come c~f b:': "~ i)y growth in any plant When ~-:~, tap over a long period the roots die at the and thus shorten top growth r~t~r~s long enough that the ground can use it. is a heavy feed- i'er~i~i 'or :" '" lj every year Its value fact you can got frmu it o',l feed cattle in the therefore cc,ld to what it costs to in the dry lot, ass reacts to graz- as does bro e to have some it will gradually lese productive the place of the Many native ome rest thle low or other good ground it will make a tremendous amount of grazing. Sweet clov- er has gotten a good ,start and is ready to graze. It doesn't matter how close you graze it Native grass that was plant- ed a year ago could be sprayed anytime to kill volunteer sweet clover. The sweet clow:r ~ure does need to be sprayed out as it will hurt the grass stand. It takes a pound of 2, 4-D per acre. While you are spraying the nodding thistle is a good time to spray the sweet clover. New seeded native grass should not be sprayed until about June 1. If it stays warm and we have good moisture it could be sprayed 2 weeks ear- lier. IT'S THE WATER YOU KEEP THAT COUNTS! V.F,W. Auxiliary Ladles Are Sponsoring Magazine Program The V.F,W, Auxiliary Ladies are sponsoring their annual Magazine Project, The corn- missions they receive will be used to nurchase hospital equipment, The salesman, who calls on you, will have identifi- cation to show she is selling under the soonsorship of the V,F.W. Auxiliary, Mr, and Mrs, J. R. Harrison Of Pueblo, Col0. who were here to attend the funeral of his I ster, Cora Sirley, last week, vl|Ited his nephew, William C, Jones. at Formoso and other rslat/v , at Jowell. NOTICE--USD No. 278 Kindergarten Enrollment Enrollment for Formoso At- tendance center will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 1907, at 9:30 at the Formoso Gym. Enrollment for kindergarten for the Mankato attendance center was held Tuesday, Ap- ril 18, 1967. If you did not en- roll your child and they will be in this class, please call the superintendent's office, FR The annual district meetings of the members of the Jewell- Mitchell Cooperative Electric Co. Inc., serving the rural ar- eas of Jewell, Mitchell, Smith and Osborne Counties, will be held on April 24, 25, 26 and 27. A planning committee of the members has a good program scheduled for each of the meet- ings. They are as follows: Monday, April 24, 7:30 P.M. Beloit Municipal Bldg. Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 P.M. Osborne High School Gym. Miss Carolyn LeClair Pageant Contestant The Concordia Jaycees wish to announce the selection of Miss Carolyn Jane LeClair of Mankato, Kansas as a contest- ant in the fourth annual Miss North Central Kansas Scholar- ship Pageant. a Miss America Preliminary. The theme of the Pageant is "It's more than a Pageant" and will take place on Saturday night, April 29. 1967, at 8:00 P.M. at the Con- cordia High School AuditorS- tim. Carolyn Jane LeClair is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray- mond LeClair of Mankato. Kansas. She's a 1966 graduate of Mankato Higl~ School. Car- olyn was elected the outstand- ing girl leader in her senior class. She is attending Fort Hays State College. She is sponsored by the Mankato St. Theresa's C.Y.O. Carolyn will be competing with 10 other young ladies for winner's $400.00 scholarship contributed by SaUna Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. and the Boo- 3rd Grade Brownies The Brownie meeting was opened with the Flag Salute and Brownie Promise. Tammy McCammon and Theresa Scar- er held the flags for us. Lunch was served by Corlene Lunge and Mrs. Lunge. The girls en- Joyed playing two new games. They also sang some songs. Pot holders were made by the glrs and we adjourned with the Brownie Tunnel. We want to thank Mrs. Lunge for helping at the meeting while Mrs. Jan- sen was away. --Reporter, Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Fearing returned last week from San Antonio, Texas where they had spent the winter. The Fearings rent an apartment during their stay in the Texas city. Their son, Dr, Olin Fearing, and fam- ily live in San Antonio where he is a professor at Trinity friends ?iversity. The manYappy to the Fearings are have them back In the home town, '/ Thursday, April 1N7 8-3102 or call at the rado school office for enrollment blanks. Students who will be eligible for kindergarten next year are to be five years old before November 1. 1967. Bus trans- portation will be provided to and from school for country students. As we have to plan for our class for next year, please help us by enrolling ynur student now, " At The Jewell county Livestock Association plans to have a tour Monday afternoon, April 24. All livestock producers are invited to attend. The following is an outline of the tour: STOP NO. 1: Fred Bohnert - Cattle Feeding and Swine Far- rowing. STOP NO. 2: Hales and Nor- man Greene - Cattle Feeding. STOP NO. 3: Robert Shelton - Cattle Feeding and Feed Mix- ing. Refreshments will be serv- Census Bureau Hires Local Residents For Civil Defense Survey Three Jewell County resi- dents are among the approxi- mate 70 Kansas residents hir- ed by the U. S. Bureau of the Census as interviewers for the Home Fallout Protection Sur- vey which the Bureau is con- ducting throughout the State for the Kansas Civil Defense Division, Department of Pub- lic Defense. Guy A. Lutz, Director of the Census Bureau Regional Office ed at this stop by Cooper Feed Company. STOP NO. 4: Harley Zimn er - Ewe Flock and Feeder Lambs. STOP NO. 5: Mankato Pack- ing Plant. Guided tour through the packing plant - Representa- tive of packing plant. STOP NO. 6: Dinner at the Buffalo Roam Steak House (Dutch), A representative of the pack- ing plant will wind up the tour by talking about the buying Mankato Jaycees To Organize' Young men of Mankato voted recently to organize a Jay- cee chapter here. At a special meeting in the Correll Coffee Shop, attended by nine men, it was decided to complete organizational plans for the new group immediate- ly and start arrangements for affiliation with the state and The United States Jaycees. Other business conducted was the election of temporary officers who will serve until formal elections take place procedure the plant plans to use and a question and answer period, I think we can plan to be on the way home by 0:30 or 7:00 p.m. We will have two points of assembly. One group will leave from the Courthouse parking lot in Mankato at 1:00 p.m. and the entire group will leave the park area in Jewell at 1:30 p.m. This should be an interesting tour and we hope that a large in St. Paul, Minnesota. an- sometime next month. Among~ nounces that the following per- those selected was Allen Smith, I Wednesday, April 26, 7:30 sons have been selected to call Secretary. P.M., Smith Center Armory at homes in Jewell County: The new Jaycee chapter will Bldg. Mrs. Ray Dietz, Mrs. John meet next Friday, April 21, at Thursday, April 27, 7:30 Fuller, Clarence Meeker, Man- the Correll Coffee Shop. This P.M., Mankato Armory Bldg. kate. There will be entertainment.i All interviewers wear offi-is an open invitation to all young men to attend the meet- drawing for electrical prizes, cial red, white, and blue ing. "We feel that every Man- special drawing for children's badges identifying them as U. kate young man can benefit prizes, and refreshments, along S. Census Bureau officials, from membership with the with the regular business at Each has taken an oath to Jaycees. It gives us a meansLeft to right: f-~ each of the meetings, keep confidential all informa- of improving our community Kale, Jeannette Grout, An advertisement appears tion he or she obtains, and ourselves. Any interested Louder. elsewhere in this paper giving Householders. both renters person can get more details or more details of the local mem- and home owners, are asked st free transportation to the next The Jewell County Memorial her meeting, few easy-to-answer questions Auxiliary to Post 7830 sponsor about the way their houses are ed and presented the Young built. And. in a way, they are America Speaks and Acts Working with one of the mar- ducting last night's meeting. Scholarship Award Program i~ eels of our electornic age. The outlined the local, state and the Mankato High School, Mr. newest, most modern comput- national phases of the Jaycees. John Paul Jones' American er at the Census Bureau takes Smith Center Jaycees" PresS- Government and Americ,m the information a householder dent Morse Boucher concluded History classes entered and gives about his dwelling, an. the meeting with an outline of five students will receive prizes alyzes it, and if the dwelling activities conducted by his from the local Auxiliary at has a basement, calculates the chapter during the past year., the annual high school Class degree of protection against Morse mentioned that his chap Night in May. gaarts Supply Company of Con- cordia. Other scholarships in- clude let runner up, $150.00: 2nd runner up, $50.00: and Miss Congeniality $25.00. In addition to the scholar- ship awards, the new Miss NCK will receive many items of clothing from Concordia businesses and an all expense paid trip for her and her chap- erone to Pratt, Kansas in July where she will compete in the Miss Kansas Pageant. Spotlighting the entertain- ment will be Mrs. Mimi Frank Wycliff, who will present the lovely contestants and who will serve as Mistress of Cere- monies. Mimi is the former Miss Mimi Frank, who was Miss Kansas in 1906. Mimi will also perform with two special- ty numbers. Also spotlighting the activi- students were three Carol Mohlcr, Jean- I fallout that basements afford. The computer's figures are mailed directly to the house- holder, so that only he and his family know the amount of protection their home base- ment offers. He receives, also. a booklet prepared by Civil Defense suggesting ways to improve the protection is base- ments. Householders without base- meats receive another type of Civil Defense booklet with ex- tensive information about ways they might protect themselves against fallout. At the completion of the Sur- vey, totals will be provided for the state, each county, and each municipality. Together with similar figures for pre- viously designated public fall- out shelters, they will provide a complete picture of available heRer space, information that is needed by State and local officials to plan fallout protec- tion for every resident. number will turn out for it, The Association is also plan- ning to sponsor a bus tour to the Fort Hays Roundup April 28. The bus will leave Mankato at 5:30 a.m. and should retu 'by 0:00 p.m. Those interested in attending should contact the Extension office as soon as' possible so we will know how possible so we will know for bow many to plan transpor- tation. --Edwin Marr, Sec.-Treas., Jewell Co. Livestock Ass'n, Mohler, Steve Rose, Kldso John Paul Jones, and nette Grout and Steve Rose: two Seniors, Linda Louder and Elaine Kale. Steve Rose won let place ap- plication and his questionnaire compete for Department prizes. The first place application from each department will be announced in June. The nation- al winner will be announced in August in New Orleans.' There will be $1,750 presented in national scholarships. --Publicity Chairman. are: Willard schramek; Er. nest Mack on the baclflwe digging the footing: Joe Prick. ett; and Mike Stout, managee of Boogaarts Store in Man. kate. , part in a District Camporee 'at Camp Pike at Pike's Monu- ment near Republic, Kal~as. It is expected that about ~0 scouts from the Piconda Din. tract with headquarters in Con. cordia will attend this three day Camporee on May $, ~ and --Reporter. Robert John lrlck , Jr, Mr. and Mrs, Robert Er/ek. son of Mankato. Karts. are the proud parents of a baby born April 5th. He has been named Robert John, Jr. The little fellow was blessed with 14 grandparente. Thor are: Grandparents - Mr. aJad Mrs. Emery Hobelman, ha, Nebr. and Mr. and M2I. LeVern Erickson. Suporio~. Nebr.; Great Grandparee~J - ties will be Miss Sharon Loom- is, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Locals of Mankato Kansas. Sharon will step down from the throne and present the New Miss NCK with her crown. Sharon will also per- form with two specialty num- bers. Dist. 9 W.C,T.U, Spring Workshop The Dist, 9 Spring Workshop will be held at the North- branch Friends Church on Ap- rll 26. Miss Mabel Dunham will be the State Officer in charge of the meeting, Regis- tration will begin at 9:45 a.m. and the afternoon service at 1:30 p.m, There will be a cov- ered dish luncheon at noon with rolls and drink furnished by the Northbranch Union. All W.C.T.U. members plan to at. tend. --Ruth Glover, Pub. Dir NOTICE The American Fire Equip- ment Co. will be here Satur- day, April from 9:00 a. m. to 6:00 p,m. to fill all kinds of fire oxtineulshers at the Man. kate Fire House. This is a~ annual service, the'Manksto i Jawall County Farm Bureau tar completed over forty major projects: most of which were in the field of Youth Welfare and Community Development. Chairman of the Smith Cen- ter extension group is Morse Bencher. Other Smith Center members attending the meet. ing were Dale Scott and Don Haresnape. Musk Thistle Responsibility The musk thistle population in Kansas has rapidly become a serious economic problem and a threat to valuable Kan- sas grassland. Everyone in- volved with the problem of musk thistle foresees the need of legal action to control the rapid snread of the weed. The musk thistle season is here and it is necessary therefore that determination of respon- sibility of eradication and con- trol by farmers, weed super- wsors and county commission- era be considered. A meeting of county commas- The Juniors, sioners, county attorneys, weed The regular monthly meeting supervisors, county engineers, ,Toe Prickett, of Simpson, of the Jewell County Farm and county agents from eight contractor, started work Men- Bureau was held Thursday ev- north central counties was held day on an addition to the Boo- ening, April 13, 1907. Those March 30 in Clay Center to gaarts Store in Mankato. The present were President and discuss uniformity of legal ae- footings were being dug when Mrs. Edwin Mart, Mr. and tion, plus other specie of the the above picture was snapped Mrs. Ray Smith, Mr. and Mrs. musk thistle threat. The men above (left to right) Bill Logan. Mr. and Mrs. Clo- Musk Thistle is a relatively Boy Scout Troop 36 mar Sipe, Mr. and Mrs, Ralph new invader in Kansas but be- Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry cause of its tenacious seed Several boys of Boy Scout Kindler, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson producing characteristics and Troop 36, Mankato, were inter- Keeler, Harold Totten, Cleo mode of travel has rapidly viewed by the Board of Review Hiltgen, agent, Monsolete Tru- moved across the state and the during the scout meeting on bey, secretary, and Richard question of the responsibility of Thursday evening, April 13th. Cross, area fieldman. Old and control and eradication be- Members of the Review Board new business wae discussed, comes increasingly important, were Alton Kale. Chairman. Ray Smith, policy chairman, Land owners and persons sup- Paul ROberts, and Wayne Blay- announced a Policy Meeting creasing land are legally re- lock, institutional represents- 'will be held on April 25th at sponsibile for the control and tive. the Farm Bureau office at 8 eradication of musk thistle in- Members of the local troop p.m. All Farm Bureau mere- festatioas on land under their who were interviewed for Scout burs are urged to attend. This Jurisdiction. Information on ap- Rank advancements were Ad- will be a very interesting proved chemicals and other rian Meyer, star rank, and meeting methods of control may be ob- tained from Don Median, Weed Jerry W. Campbell, life rank. Supervisor. Jerry is also Senior Patrol Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Howard Don Modltn, leader of the local Boy Scout and family of Sabetha visited Weed Supervisor troop. Patrol leaders serving Sunday at the home of his Jewell County. under Jerry are Danny Hunter mother, Mrs. Elsie Howard, and Fred Rose. Assistant Pa- Ray A. "Hi" Parsons returned trol leaders serving with Danny home with them. Hi, who re- CARD OF THANKS and Fred are Cary Hiltgen and- Cently returned from the hos- ---" Steve McAtee. pital after undergoing surgery. I wish to thank friends, rein- The loon| troop meets each Will take treatments at Topeka. tires and pupils for the flow. Thursday evening in the local He will stay with Gerry and erso cards, letters, visits and V.F.W. Hall under the leader- family at Sabeths and drive ~.hldnesess while I was in the ship of scoutmasters Raymond back and ,forth. Friends can ~0spital. Your thoughtfulness Hell and Walter J. Campbell. write him in care of Gerry will always be remembered. During the weekend of April Howard. Sabetha, --Mrs. Gerald Dempsey. 8th, 15 members of the local troop and their leaders enjoyed CARD OF THANKS Mr. and Mrs, Doug Ramsay a two day camping trip at the ---- took Mrs. Gerald Carlton of Boy Scout area at-Lovewell Thanks to my relatives, I Formoso to the University of Lake friends, and Dr. Plowman for Kan|u Medical Center Sunday The Mankato Lions Club cards, visits, flowers and liftsl to see her five year old son, eponsors the legal troop and have leased for the past esver- while I was in the ho~tal and[ Jo , r. .auy under, al a ,a a on the since coming home, It will went back sur ry, Gerald is dw ys be rem mbe e& Jst aylaI at the hospital with mouth 81de, of Lovowell kel --Mrs, MAtt Jo,a' , I bo , kava ,am ,t ,tl S t ma.t U am ..wmI )