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GRESSMAN Dole Kansas from ;HINGTON Dole Reports ton _____ Rampant Inflation" steals from every- and old alike, but those who ;lye or other fixed in- Inflation has swept in because of policies of Administration and Congress. When of the Members of vote year after year billions of dollars our Federal Gee- takes in, there is an increase in the of money and bank our production and services. takes away put- by increasing of living and other services. In 1939. had a purchasing 100 cents. By 1965 it to 44 cents ;the cur- is 42.1 cents. I~oteworthy that of this 57 cents, 53.1 cents during the years Democrats controlled In the only two and 1955) in which power of the Republicans Congress for the which ended during 5, Congress increased benefits by 7 But even with this in- purchasing power dollar dimin- what it was in 1954 The following table Social Security in- Congress legislated to ensioner., to maintain 'chasing power in re- ,the decline in the the dollar. Thetable shows: Year; An. nual Pension; Purchasing Po- wer of dollar compared to 1939 dollar worth I00 cents; Real Value of Pension. 1940, $499.20, 99.9 cents, $496.20; 1950, 870.00, 57.8 cents, $,502.86; 1952, $930.00, 52.3 cent $486.39; 1954, $1,082.00, 51.7 l cents, $649.06; 1968. $1,140.00, 48.1 cents, $548.34; 1965, ;1,220.0, 44.0 cents, $537.00. Since 1961, the average an- nual inflation has been over $10 billion. Except for Federal income tax, inflation takes more purchasing power away from the American people than any other item. As this trend continues, the problem grows more serious. It is ur- gent that steps be taken im- mediately at both the legisla- tive and executive levels to stop multi-billion dollar Feder- al deficit spending which lays the foundation for inflation. Webber Homemakers E.H.U. Webber Homemakers E.H.U. met with Mrs. Will Gunn April 11. President Mrs. Leslie Jens- by opened the meeting by members repeating Extension Homemakers Creed. Roll call was answered by 14 members. and one guest, Mrs. Toby Kramer of Mankato. Red Cross drive planned. Discus- sion on Hastings meeting April 16. Mrs. Faye Vestal made motion for Unit to have lunch- eon at Hotel Leslie in Super- tar after which members will );an to visit Homes, Hospitals, etc. Mrs. Clarence Jensby gave interesting lesson on win, dew treatment. She also gave brief pointers on the canning meeting she had recently at- tended. Next meeting will be May 10 at Webber Church in Fellowship Hall. This will be a meeting, for both Webber and Harrison units. Mary Frances Holdren will give the demon- stration. Motion made to give offering to show appreciation for use of church. Motion car- ried. Mrs. Will Gunn served delicious refreshments. --Mrs. Harry Webbor, P.R.C. White Rock Hustlers 4-H Club The March meeting of the We will donate $10 to the new hospital at Mankato. Rhonda Bailey, Brian Howard, Gary McMains, and Carl Waugh were admitted as new mere- bers. It was decided to have a skating party the Thursday be- fore Easter. We took in $95.41 on the Heart Fund drive. Brian started the program with a project talk on gun Safety. Carl Waugh gave a music appreciation talk on "Home on the Range". Becky Terrill demonstrated how to make a padded hanger. Heath- er Korb read a poem by Jesse Stuart. Jim Gunter showed us how to make out record books. Refreshments were served. The monthly meeting of the White Rock Hustlers 4-H Club Was held at the Christian Church on April 10. Roll was answered by "A tree I know". A committee was appointed to figure out a way to raise mon- ey. Minutes were read and approved. It was announced aVec 1 report of the Junior of 4-H. "Battle Hymn of the Republic" was sung by the group and led by Becky Peteete. Jerl James gave a project talk, "Reading for En. Joyment". Warren Helnen gavq a demonstration talk on plant- Ing tomato seed. Lisa Nelse gave a demonstration talk on making a needle book. "How to Make a Garden Kit" was dem- 0/;strated by Dannie Dempsey. A recreation talk "Keeping Our Water Safe to Use" was given by Tena Davis. Tennes- Ernie Ford's recording of Red Roses for a Blue Lady" was played for music appre- ciation by Jennifer Young. A; very impressive ceremony hon- oring Mrs. Butch Holdren was presented by Dale Switzer, Jr., Jennifer Young, Jenny Dark, Juanice Reed,, Jeri James, and Lisa Nelson. Mary Frances Holdren as Ship Cap- tain and Teacher gave hints on giving project talks and dem- that there would be a gun club onstrations. Meeting was ad- this year. We will have our 4-H Journed by repeating 4-H Sunday services at the Nazar- Pledge. ene Church on April 30. Gayle Waugh started the program with a project talk on horses. Cathy Terrill had a parliamentary talk on commit- tees. Troubadour Days was the subject of Cheryl Decker's music appreclatlon talk. Lorle Gates gave a "People-to-Peo- ple" talk on Italy. Other .,o- gram was given by Brian Ho- ward on "How tb ,ga1,,te the Flag", Mary Francis Holdren told us how to n-evare and give a talk. Phll Howard had a game. Wefreshmentq were served by Yvonne Terrlll. Cathy Gates, Reporter. F, ormose Willing Workers 4-H With Auctioneer Bob How. land and Clerk Kathleen Kin- sey bidding was high on the box suppers at the Formoso Willing Workers 4-H meeting Monday, March 6, at the For- moso Gym. Girls had decorat- ed boxes filled with goodies which the boys bid on. Jeff Keeler bid on one box and had two girls. The members enjoy- ed square dancing before the meeting, Dale Henry Switzer, Jr. called the meeting to order with the repeating of the Flag Salute. Becky Peteete led the White Rock Hustlers 4-H Club was held at the Christian Church on March 13. Roll was called and minutes were read. group ,in singing "Down in the and approved. Gerry Waugh Valley . There were 18 mere- gave a council report. It was] hers, two adult leaders, 12 decided that we pay the way[ parents and special guests, Mr. for a representative to Rock and Mrs. Butch Holdren, pre- Springs. Sharon Garman gaveI sent. Roll call was answered a treasurer's report. Our club with naming of members fav- Jroject is People-to-People. orite food. Dale Switzer, Jr, rl ARMORY BUILDING -- MANKATO 7:30 P. M. Registration 7:00 P. M. No. 4 ineludu all Members living in Jewell County and all tlmf territory bring eMt of Jewell County) .---Jeri James, Reporter. Union Rural Life Sunday Service A Union Rural Life Sunday Service Is being sponsored by the Oeurtland Area Ministerial Association on April 30 at the Courtland High School at 3:00 ;).m. 4-H groups will partici- in the service and there be a dedication of seed soil. The guest speaker for this service will be Mr. I AVAILABLE FOR 5hmkatt CONCORDIA AND SALINA AREA NON-PROFIT GROUPS Here's a qreat new way favortite chore- ,\ or or= Just save :'CirCle Star" caps from e e lance Im im ,ur Pepsi bottler will donate cent for every cap you turn in. m glm m m Im Gerhard Giescben, Acting President of the Central Luth- eran Seminary of Fremont. Nebraska. The public is invlt- .d. I ag Jm Core Slrley - Obituary Cora May Slrley, daughtez of William and Amy Harrison, was born August 25, 1878 near Kirksville, Iowa and passed away April 5, 1967 in the Web- ster County Hospital. in Red Cloud, Nebraska at the age of 98 years. She came to Jewell County ~vith her parents at the age of ~'our and spent th.e remainder ~f her life here. She was converted and Join- ed the Wesleyan Methodist Casket bearers were Oliver Burks, Glen Hudiburgh,"Gale Haffleld, Lewis Taylor and Otis Thompson. Interment was in Pleasant View Cemetery, Montrose, Kans. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sin cere thanks to our relatives and friends for the many kind- nesses and expressions of sym- pathy extended to us during the illness and death of our sister and aunt. --The family of Cora Sirley. Mathlas Moravek - Obituary Mathias William Moravek Church when a young woman was born at Esbon, Kansas and attended services faith- August 19, 1688 to George and fully until ill health prevented Frances Moravek. He lived on her attendance. In January, 1921, she wa~ united in marriage to Arthur Sirley. Mrs. Strley leaves to mourn her departure one brother, Ray, of Pueblo, Colorado and a number of nieces and nephews and other relatvies. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters. Her greatest interests were in her home and her church. Services were held at the Wesleyan Methodist Church at 2:30 p.m. April 6, 1967 with Rev. W. D. Buckley officiating. Music was furnished by Mrs. Madelyn Gardner, Mrs Judy Doyen, and Mrs. Lola Wilson. III a farm near Esbon during his childhood and young manhood. In 1912 he was united in marriage to Anna HaJny. To this union were born two chil. dren, a son, Kenneth, and a daughter, Ira. The family moved to Red Cloud, Nebraska in 1936. They were greatly saddened by the death of Ira (Mrs, Guy John- son) in October of 1943. Besides this daughter, "Mike" was preceded In.death by both parents and one bro- ther, George. Mike suffered several heart attacks in later years, recover- ed, and finally passed away at the Mary Lannlng Memorial Hospital at Hastings, Nebraska on April 9, 1967 at the age of I 78 years, 8 months, 21 days. He leaves his wife, Anna, of Red Cloud, a brother, Frank, and two sisters, Mrs. Albina MacE;roy and Miss Verna Moravek, all of Lebanon. his son, Kenneth of Guide Rock. Kenneth's three childrt,n. Ruth (Mrs. Ted Schomburg), George and Frank. and l~a's d,,u~h- tel Jacqueltne (Mrs. James Wilson) and five great grand- children. Services were held at the Evangelical United Brethr,~ Church, Esbon, Kansas Wed- nesday. April 12. 1967. at 2:3f p.m. with Rev. E. L. Enyeart officiating. Music was furnished by Mrs. Ruth Scholnburg. pianist, and George Moravek, soloist, and -randson of the deceased. Pallbearers were Bill HaJny. Nolan Hatnv. Hilton Frost, JI WlCI,L COU)ffY RI0COIW Thursday, April 20, 19(ff Pqe |. 8NUmt 1 II Merley Klndier, Adolph Lor. ence and Curtis DlezL Simonson Funeral Home od Red Cloud, Nebr. was in charge of the arrangementll. Mr. and Mrs. Harold .4Jlrena visited last weekend at tlm home of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ahrens and Elaine in Manhab tan and attended the K.S.U.- Missouri baseball gamu. IIIIII Mr. and Mrs. McDfll Boya and Mrs. Mabel Noel Of Phil- lipsburg and Mr. and Mn. F, W. Boyd, Jr. were guests for a birthday dinner for McDiU Sunday at the home of his mother, Mrs. Frank W. Boyd, Sr. I Ill II STARTING AT 8:00 TI MANKATO, K. NSAS IIII "Where You Get The Best Food For Jr.,era" I I I '1 II ,,, | FI HOW TO REDEEM YOUR CAPS: 1. Only Pepsi-Cola "Circle Star" Caps will count. 2. Organizations may turn in their "Circle Star''. Caps to .the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co., 604 N. 9th, Saline, Kansas, or Con- cordia Warehouse, 9th and Lincoln, on Saturdays between 8:30 a.m. and 12 Noon until Promotion is discontinued. 3. The Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. will issue credit slips to each Imf- ticipating organization on Saturdays between 8:30 a.m. 12 Noon, and at end of promotion will issue one Check te cover credit for dips. m am m, am m am m m m am m am mare am ,..- am am a m:,.W: Mm4 Please Send Me A "Circle Star" MAIL TO: BOTTLING CO. OF KANS ,S, 604 N. 9th YOUR NAME ............. . ..... STREEI" ............... .............. CITY ...... ........... -ONE ........ 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