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J well Coun4:y Groundbreaking Held Friday Record Mankato Housing Project Mankato's Housing Project A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY MONITOR, AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, WE'RE FOR IT. No. 47. 2 Sections - 16 Pages and Supplement~ 1Mankato, Kansas Thursday, Apr. 23, 1981 rge Crowd At Easter Egg Hu,nt- crowd of young- kindergarten and pre- age through the sixth gathered at the Man- Park Saturday to take part in the Easter Egg Hunt, by the Retail Mer- l of the Mankato Chain- :Commerce. first drops of a wel- began to fall about after the signal to given. All the sacks picked up and the hurried up town them for nickels in 2:30 p.m. a free show at the Ute Theatre. GOLF CLUB annual meeting of officers April p.m., at the club- Children with parents and| court in the City Park forI Snyder, chairman of the friends waiting on the tennisJ instructions from KeithI Retail Merchants committee. Owen, left, son of Mrs. Eddie Owen, first boy to bring his to the Record office after the Easter Egg Hunt and Peggy Stouffer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Stouffer, was the first girl. The second youngsters to bring their sacks to the Record office to redeem them for nickels were left to right, Craig Dewey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dewey, Betty Pletcher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Pletcher, and Casey Enyeart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Enyeart. n Improvements Silsby started Friday[ walk in front of the Farm I tearing up the side-[ Bureau Insurance Co. office I on East Main St. By noon Saturday Daryl Daugherty and his helpers, Arthur Cockroft, Gary Garman and Darrin Beale, had completed the new sidewalk. Bud Elkins of Alsop Sand CO. delivered and poured the cement. Cleo Hiltgen and Paula {Mrs. Mark) Miller were overseeing the project. J. E. Moon, on the step ladder, was putting the fin- ishing touches on the new canopy recently added to the front of the LoomiS Building &. Electric store on Commercial' St. last week. Mrs. Clarence (Aletha} Loomis is pictured in front of the store. RABIES IN AREA Dr. Harry Johnson, D.V.M., of Esbon, called the Record Wednesday to alert pet own. ers of increased incidence of rabies in the area. There have been verified cases of skunks with rabies in Esben, Belleville and Beloit, he stated. Dr. Johnson said people should be sure to get their dogs and cats vaccinated, and be on the lookout for skunks. He said the rabies outbreak is probably due to tbeoverpop- ulation of skunks thisyear. HART FAMILY SHOW The Jewell County Fair Association has signed The Hart Family Show as the musical entertainment for the 1981 Jewell County Fair. The Hart Family will present their show on Wed- nesday evening, August 5. The range of the music of The Hart Family Show is as endless as time itself. While being a great country music group, they display equal talents for every type of music from classics and standards through the "Mammas and Papas' "period styling to Gospel to the more popular songs of today. The Hart Family will provide music that will entertain the young and old alike. Mark your calendar on August 3-6 for the Jewell County Fair and reserve August 5 for The Hart Family Musical Show. Lawrence Mosor is pictured in front of the old buildings on the corner of Center and East Jefferson Sts. which he was tearing down for the city. The property was purchased recently by the City of Man- kato from Kay Mart (Mrs. Ed) as a site for a fire station. Helping Lawrence were his wife, Marjorie, their sons, LeRoy and Fred and wife, Jackie, Alva Tyler and Mr. located in the northeast part of town on North Clinton St. between E. Webster and E. North Sts. Present for the ceremony were State Senator Neil Ara- smith of Phillipsburg, State Representative Keith Roe of Mankato, city officials, mem- bers of the local housing authority and representatives of the contractor, Devco, of Lincoln, Neb. Chairman of the Housing Authority of the City of Mankato, Herald Thompson, turned the first shovel of dirt, followed by Mayor John Tyler and other city officials, Sen- ator Arasmith, Representa- tive Roe,,other members of the, Housing Authority, Mike Arter, project coordinator representing Devco, and Carl Schreiner, superintendent of construction. The project is being developed under a turnkey procedure funded by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. A contract with the Devco Corp. of Lincoln, Neb., calls for design and con- struction of 24 units and a community building in the amount of $998,1}24 with completion date in December 1981. There will be 20 one bed- room apartments and four two bedroom units in duplex and four-plex buildings around the central adminis- trative and recreational build- ing. They will be of wood frame construction with brick veneer on concrete slab. Forced air heating and air conditioning is planned for each unit. Off street parking and land- scaping of the grounds is planned. The development will cover a two block area bounded by E. Webster St. on the south, N. Clinton St. on the east and E. North St. on the north. Chamber 4 Commerce Meeting The regular meeting of the Mankato Chamber of Com- merce was.held Monday noon, April 20, at the Buffalo Roam Stoakhouse with the presi- dent, Kenny Sells, in charge of the business session. Keith Snyder introduced his guest, Marc Cleveland, district manager for Gambles. Keith reported over 600 sacks of candy were given away at the Easter Egg Hunt and every child received at least one. He reminded the retail merchants of the monthly meeting April 28 and reported the Sidewalk Sale for Satur- day, May 2. Rod Weltmer was compli- mented for his selection of the free show after the hunt Saturday. Ralph Waugh reported the Mankato CoUntry Club Tourn- ament Sunday, April 26, for members. and Mrs. Walt Holdren. C. R. Thompson, who lives two doors east, the first house east of Dr. Lyle Ellis' chil~ practic office, told the editor he remembered when Bert Sehlagle had a laundry in that location, also a barber shop with a lady operator. Thomp- son also recalled the feed barn, owned by Alec Nun- nally, where farmers who Participating in the ground- breaking ceremony at the new Housing Project in Mankato Friday afternoon were left to right, standing, City Council- men Cleo Hiltgen and Richard Diamond, State Representa- tive Keith Roe. Housing Authority Vice Chairman Floyd Nickell, City Adlrdnis- This sign has been erected by Devco Developers of Lin- coln, Neb., who have the HAS OPENING SALE Rich Doyle, center, who held an opening sale last week in his shop, "Doyles Repair Service," located in the east half of the former Lehrling's came to town could leavetheir horses and buggies, which was located east of the build- ings being torn down, now owned by Dr. Ellis. He remembered, also, there was a butcher shop in one of the buildings owned by Jake Allen, father of the late Dr. Dorothy Allen, who rode horseback all over the country buying cattle. trator Don Hamilton, Mayor John Tyler, Housing Author- ity Chairman Herald Thomp- son, who turned the first shovel of dirt with a gold spade, City Council members, Karen Ross and Stanley Ozmun, State Senator Neil Arasmith, Superintendent of Construction Carl Schreiner for Devco, Housing Authority Secretary Mary Boyd, and in front, Housing Authority Member Doyle Alcorn, left, and Project Coordinator for Devco, Mike Arter, right, son of Architect Dean Ax-tor, Devco president, who was not present. Icontract for the design and] City of Mankato. construction of the low income I public housing project for the Garage on East Jefferson St., is being congratulated by Keith Snyder, left, chairman of the Retail Merchants COm. mittee of the Mankato Chamber of Commerce. Doyle's son, Jeff, who is a junior in high school and who helps his father in the shop, is pictured on the right. The Deyles moved into town last fall to the former John Truitt property on 36 Highway on the west side of MUSIC CONCERT THURSDAY, APRIL 23 The Elementary Spring Music Concert is to be pre- sented by students in grades kindergarten through 6 on Thursday evening, April 23, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Elementary Gym (old Jr. High building). Mrs. Glenna Rose, vocal music director, and Mr. David Carlson, director of bands, have prepared a program consisting of 5th grade band and 6th grade band selections and vocal presentations by students in grades kinder- garten through 6. Parents and other inter- ested persons are encouraged to attend the concert. MANKATO CITY REPORT Connects: Megill Truck Lines, Inc., RFD #3. Disconnects: Neva Sink, 204 E. Main; Alvin Surmeler, 306 E. Jefferson; Young & Cooper, RFD #3. Mankato, and are in the process of remodeling the house. Mrs. Doyle (Marty) teaches nursing at Cloud County Community College in Concordia. They have a daughter, Debble, who is an 8th grader. Doyles Repair Service is an authorized service center for Briggs and Stratton, Teeum- seh and Poulan automotive machines and saws. The community welcomes this new business to Mankato. ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR AT CAWKER CITY Dates have been announced for the upcoming arts and crafts show to be held at Cawker City April 24 and 25. The event promises to be of considerable intorest to area residents. The show, which will be held at the Country Lane store in Cawker City, will feature arts and crafts demon- strated by more than 20 contributors. Showings and demonstra- tions will include wheat weaving, macrame, oil paint- ing, beading, china and jew- elry painting, ceramics, fabric picture frames, African vi- olets, leather tooling, wood- working and needlecraft. Exhibitors demonstrating their crafts will be from Cawker City, Glen Elder, Downs, Tipton, Hunter, Leb- anon, Osborne, Wichita and Winebester.