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A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY MONITOR, AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. Vol. 75; No. 46. MANKATO KANSAS Thursday, April 28, 1966 IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, At Co cord" Janet Kay Herbin, Jamestown, Miss Norfl~ Centrat Kansas 1965 'placed the crown on Sharon Kay LGo~is, Miss Ne>::)C,::~,'~:~ Kansas of 19116 at ~Coneordia High School. Auditorium Saturday~ nigh~. 'i?:eture, courtesy Coneordid Blade) Exceptional talent, poise and beauty won Sharon Kay Loomis of Mankato the title of Miss North Central Kan- sas, entry into the state pag- eant, and a $300 scholarship in the third annual Jaycee- sponsored Miss North Cen- tral Kansas Scholarship P~;g- eant held at Concordia Sat- urday night. The 19-year-old pageant winner is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Loomis of Mankato. She has had training in tap and bal- let dancing and 12 years in- struction i:] [;i~:~ A ~'ter graduating fc~):, ; a~ka~.o High School. :-;, " ,~ ~ trend- ed Hastings (< :~, ~, Has- tings, Neb ~; 1 s ]~uw a student at ;~:c:~ ";b, Si te College. Miss 1,o~,mi ; ',~1:: title winner, v.i',i u~:'r ~,~ Miss Kansas Pa'.~4mt ~.{ PrJtt in 'July. Price-to r:: ki::,~{ this t~ip, she v:i?I :ecoive numerau:', ?,i{::s !";~'~ Cor,- cordia re!oil [r~s Her ~ransport~t;<)~ to t;" Miss Kansas Pagea:4 will be fur- nished by the Jaycees. In the talent competition Miss Loomis presented two of Carl Sandburg!s poems from his book, "Chicago Poems." Watercolor sketch- es painted by the contestant and related to the poems were shown during the read- ings. Her many friends in Man- kato and JewelI County are extremely proud of Sharon They are pleased with her victory at Concordia and wish her success in the com- ing State Pageant at Pratt in July. Retires towns in which they have !Ned wish them every hap- ~iness in the years to come. Fhe Wolfes have been ex- :ellent citizens and will :ontinue to boost for all the worthwhile activities. The Mid-West Lumber Eo. is fortunate that Loren will continue to serve as ~resident of the board of directors, where the corn- ')any will have the benefit of his experience. Meetings To Discuss Election Loren J. Wolfe is resign- ing his position as general manager, of the Mid-West Lumber Co. May 1st, 19.~6. He will still be president of the Board of Directors of A meeting will be held at ~he Mankato High School Osborne for 25 y::'a::~ befor~ Gym, May 3rd, at 8:00 p. m. coming t,') M,~,: ~, ~ 1~5 to discuss the school bond to tak~ Iris p,':se:~ p.~sition. 'issue proposed by School S Two Long Established Businesses Merge To Form R-K Shopper, Inc. @ Kier Grocery He has b.:,cn ~;: ~,dent of District No. 278, which will the I(an::~s !.~ ~ ~:'nen'," be voted on May I0. Associati,m; a ~:~,: ,b; a>d has May 4th, at,8:00 p. m. Any all prospered under his fine served on .'.:ch, :q boards resident of the district may management, city couucil~, 4 ,d h:s been attend either place, depend- Loren started as a helper officers in r, vm~crous other ing on the convenience to in the yard at Smith Center organization,s, the individual. IM on May 1, 1912. H~ then Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe have All patrons of the Unified a Y went to Bellaire from Smith three daughters: Edith Seyb School District No. 278 are moved of Wichita, Alice Tote ofurged to meet- " Merriam, Kansas; : and Bar- ings, ,for the new The Perry Kier purcha~:,d a Produce Business in the ;'M of 1916 and operated t ; the building, now occt ;,~. by the American l.=~,i . Perry's father had,const~: ed this building. Perry went to Wor!d W:. I the spring of 1913 cmd ~: turned in the fall of 19i5 ~': resumed his produce business. Perry and 1Vhs Perry Kier, who was acCw in the store, until a ~'v. years ago, added grvcv~'ic~ in the early 1920's and n:.ov- ed' to the building that i now occupied by the Man- kato Laundry. In the late 1920's, Perry The present high school, which will serve Unified District no. 278, is accredit- ed by the State Department of Education as "standard" and next year will offer a total of 47 units of credit, compared with 27 units in 1956. This improvement has been accomplished with the addition of more dedicated teachers and a fine group of students, who are eager and i ,eh to right Mrs. Perry Kier, Gerald Kier, and Mrs. Gerald Kier. Inc a fine One-Stop Shop-iwhen Mr. A. L: Hale bought bought the Co-op Creame;y, ping Ccutur. This fine new the store. Mr. Dalton came to Man- which was located on the ce>ter is holding its Grand kato in the early 70's and present lot, occupied by ttvc Openml; April 28-29-30. A R-K Shopper, Inc. In 1932, t,~:,o-coi0r eight page section started the store soon after his arrival. It continued un- the Kiers built the grocery in the Jewell County Record der his ownership until stoi'e just east of th. cream- ery. Gerald Kier has been this week gives details of about 1895, and then be- associated with the stor~e &is shopping center and the came the property of Ray- since returning from college meny fh~e bargains they are nolds and Co. Dr. E. L. Ray- at,Kansas State in the earij~ offerin;, during its Grand nolds, who practiced med- 40s. The store was operatec Op ~ai~g. We congratulate icine in Map.kato, was the in the same location untii the Kier, Hale and Ramey principal owner. It continued the new R-K Shopper was L'amilies upon their past under his direction until willing to obtain a' broad educational background. The school has been encouraged by the State Dept. of Educa- tion and by the North Central Association of See-, ondary Sch~mls and Colleges. i The high school was first liminary " ports that facilities this great advanl to graduate Central because it entering not have accredited by the North Central Association in 1916J and received a 50 year cer- We tificate this year. Other facts in schools in this area belong- ing the ing to the North Central munity and Association are Belleville, support the Beloit, Smith Center and bond Osborne. During the years District 278 1967 to 1970 all member Each high schools are to be given Unified an extensive evaluation. We ceive in the are to be inspected in the brochure school year 1967-68. It ap- school bond i ~ pears from their recent pre- tail. Kansas Educator Named I pLEASE Professor at Penn College vantage of cause the high and must ments. proposed be possible to hensive State tion. This is ing given Kansas. Mrs. Glen (Edith) Glover Each sul of Emporia, Kansas has to please oeen appointed assistant expiration professor of Education at on the up~r William Penn college, and Iaer of your constructed on the former su~c .s.:,~s and wish them about 1912 or 1913 and was plans to join the faculty this If your location of the Kier Grocery. cotadtmed prosperity in their :sold at that time to W. O. summer to teach remedial 4-66, {he lat,~ R-K Shopper, Inc Weeks. This ownership con- reading, according toDr. you will Perry's parents, tinued until September of Donald E. Schultze, dean of subscripl Mr. and Mrs. Wayma~ Kierl Hale Drug Store 1923 when Mr. Hale pur- instruction. . Expire moved to Jewell County For over ninety-two years chased the store. An elementary principal mailed to {from Gentry Co Mo. in the 1870's. They had a cauntr5 the establishment known as In 1915, Mr. Weeks ob- the past 13 years, Mrs. are asked tol store on White Rock knowi; the Itale Drug Store has tained a Rexall franchise Gtover has conducted work- piration da C, as the Reubens store. They been doing business con- and the store has been a Slmps nine years aad has each montll i tinually in Mankato. It is Rexall store for the past 51 taught in the Kansas State tion whicl later moved to Mankat0 cme ~;f the real pioneer years: ~'eachers college laboratory month bef, r~;i where they ran a feed store business hvuses of the town; In 1962 this store was sold :scho~,k moved fro: a': and produce add the pioneer drug store to Charles Ramey but re- ~, ---.i The Hale Drug Store a~ ~ of J~ v,elt Cou:~ty. Originally tained the name 0f the Halt Her B. Sci. and M. Sci. de- ~rees ~e!9 ea(ned at the Mr. and 1~ ii; ~e Itier Gr~cePy t~ve::be~ k"~store w~ ,~;:O ~'~' KansaS'State "lea~lters col- el~ a~'~ HI succeisfully ol~erated ]for John Dalton he storebeeam~r s ~, imany years. They have been having been of the corPoratior: iege, and she will receiveMr. and two of the leading business 1874 by the late Mr, Dalton known as the R-K Shopper, :he ,'Educatzon Specialist de- firms in Mankato for many and it had been owned by inc. Charles Ramey and greedlovertnerewillth~SreplaceSUmmer.Dr. MrS,Mir willwedding years, Now, they have merg- two other companies be- [ Gerald Kier are the present ~am Dusenbexy who resign- day, May ed into the R-K Shopper, tween ~hat time and 1923,[ owners~ ed to join the faculty oI Central Missouri State Col- home lege at Warrensburg, Mo. aer bust fhis fall Mrs. Glover will Marvin {,each the lower elementary Formoso. and reading methods gifts courses, and will supervise Lhe elementary student tea- Junior chers. Her husband will be Sign-up employed on the mainten- ance staff of Penn. He for- The J~ merly worked for the rail- ball road. The family include~ held at th~ Lwo children and is affiliate~ 2:30 with the Friends church,lowell Mrs. Glover is the daugh- Nigible. ter of Mr. and Mrs. Johr, a Jewell Beam of Mankato. 11013 ,Vlankato Grades Compete at Smith Center Invitational Dr. ----- open The meet held at Smitf from 1:30 to Center last Friday was ex- May 14, ceptionally competitive witt rabies. All i several new records bein~ established. The competin[ License. teams were Smith Center Beloit, Belleville, Downs, Os oorne, ~Kensington, Lebano~ ~Ir. and ]nd Mankato. Jnderwoot The Mankato girls finish .10th ~'d 4th of seven teams. Thos~ ~arning points were: Mr. GIRLS, 8th GRADE: lerwood JoAnn Murray, 1st, Ball!0th Throw, and 2nd, 220 Sunday, yd. Dash. home April Merrill, 3rd, Broad Jump. Guests in GIRLS, 7tb GRADE: Judge & Kathy Blackwood, ls~, 5~ this yd. Dash. Mrs. Sarah Jane Russell, 5th, 75 yd. Dash. Mrs. bIankato, 1st, 220 yd. Re- Mr. and lay. and sons, Diane Rourke, 3rd, BallJeffry of Left to right: Mrs. A. L. Hale, A. L. Hale, Mrs. Charles Ramey, Charles Throw. Ramey. Mankato, 5th, 440 yd. Re- lay. of immunizationsare nee