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I! # COUNTY RECORD "Thundey, May II, 1967 Page S - Section I CONGRESSMAN " 1st District, Kansas REPORTS from -IIN I~umber Of Federal Employees Continues To Rise On September 20, 1966, Presi. dent Johnson issued a "freeze order" on civilian employment by the U. S. Government. Un- der that order it was indicated that the Administration was rolling the Government's civil- ian payroll back to the level of July 1966. However, instead of holding employment at the July leve , the Administration has actual- . ly increased the number d Government employees by a total of 108,910 since the date of the "freeze order." 1 29 In a statement on Apri , 1967, Hen. George Mahen (D- 'rex.), Chairman of the Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expendl- tures, released the latest fig- ures on civilian employment reported by executive agencies of the Federal Government, as follows by Month. Employ- ment, and Increase: October 1066, 2,798,212, 24,- 488; November 1966, 2,634,940, ~6,726', December 1966, 2,842,- 528, 7,588; January 1967, 2,848,- 249, 5,721; February 1987. 2,864,626, 16,377; March 1967, 2,882,634, 18,008. This 108,910 increase since the September executive order comes on top of an earlier in- crease in the civilian payroll Of 35,077 employees during July, August, and September 1966, This means that 144,587 civilian employees have been added during fiscal year 1967, in direct contradiction to the terms of the Administration's "freeze order." Based on the estimate that each new civilian employee costs the Federal Government It minimum of $6,000 per year, ,ha Federal Government is now paying about $868 million Sl~tlally to meet the payroll of additional civilian employees WhIGh the Administration itself all recently as last September lald It did not need. Home Town ome Tewner Monday morning, May let. / ltunny but a rough chilly south w/nd, Temperature report at Super/or 'at 7:30 a.m. - 34 de- lit(Ha| - and in some places near here thin ice reported on Water left standing outside lut night. This evening the t mperature is expected to below l| degrees and freezing ~mperatures tonight. If it Oomes It can be hard on the :wheat and gardens. Quick vhanse from Saturday when it was hot and uncomfortable in , the car riding to town with car "windows open. Mrs, LSIa Van Meter and Mrs. Gladys Van Meter spent Friday in Concordla where Le- la Van Meter had a medic'al hack-up. Here s hoping Lela will be feeling up to par again lOOn, Bob and Mary Erlckson and their new b by boy spent Sat- urday n/ght and Sunday at home of Mr. and Mrb. Henry Topliff. We know Henry sad Leone are really enjoying Warren brought her tal re. oorc e with her and played back a letter from her daugh. tar, Charlene Warren, telling of her activities in state home extension work among various clubs and some of her many duties as state president for Extension Homemakers Clubs for the state of Washington. The Needle Craft members all enjoyed having Mrs. Ethel Loomls of Mankato as our guest. The hostess gift num- bers were passed out and Mrs. Ida Ross held the lucky num. bar, drawing a useful gift, a napkin holder. Several mere- :bars commented on the busy atmosphere of growth evident in Mankato and appreciation of the return of Dr. Schlotter- back and the opening of his clinic. On the homeward trip we paused on the hills to over- k2ok the scenery through the hills after we left Highway 14 and came down the rock road past Ed Montgomery's. There is a mile of. road here going north where one can slow the car and looking westward. catch a view of Kansas hills that extend to the horizon. When the sinking sun shines on them, they stand out with a beauty all their own, to a nature lover. Before reaching this point we took the turn around the circle that leads close to the south side of the lake where a clear view is given of the cabins and trailer houses on the north side of the lake. Stopped a moment at the monument to early pio- neers, then back to the main road again. Slowed down for one more look at the view from the hills west of Fred Ross', which is entirely differ- ent, showing east of lake and the home country along White Rock and Republicani valleys to the northeast. One hears the wish, voiced by many, to travel and see moun- tains and scenery in other re- gions, which in itself, is an enjoyable thing to do, but when the travel is completed. there is nothing so restful and peaceful to come home to as the "Hills of Home". Getting back, we disposed of our load at the Fred Ross, Emmett Rothchild, Henry Topliff, Delia Heldt and Chat Warren homes and all t'elt it an enjoyable James B, Pearson Reports From The United States Senate .-----. Lowering The Voting Age Bills have been introduced once again in Congress to low- er the voting age in Federal elctlons to 18. and address, including zip cooe with remittance to cover the cost which is six cents each. The envelope to the Postmast- er Should be plainly endorsed "First Day Covers 8 cents Boy Scout Jamboree Card." t, Harry Colson - Obituary Harry Edwin Colson, second child of Elmer Hewitt and Mary Alice (Rose) Colson, was born December 3, 1880 on the Colson homestead in Odessa township west and north of Ionia, Kansas. He departed this life April 28, 1967 at the Mitchell County Hospital at Beloit, Kansas, at the age of 86 years, 4 months, and 25 days. Harry's schooling was from the rural schools around Ionia and the two-year high school in Ionia. Around this issue swirl many On May 17, 1903 he was unit- pros and cons, and politicians ed in marriage with Flora Em- look into the future, knowing ma Hoffhines. To this union that by 1970, over 54 percent five children were born: Mary of the people in the United Beatrice (Mrs. Glen E. King), States will be under 25 years Wichita, Kansas; Willard Clyde old. of Wenatchee, Washington: El- Those who support these ]a Evelyn of the home: Arnold measures argue that the men Jay of Ionia: and Alvin Elmer Who are old enough to fight in of Atchison. Vietnam are old enough to Harry lived In and around vote. These young soldiers are lot is all of his life. Besides also legally held accountable his farming activities, he sere- for their actions, led on school boards, township "Furthermore, these aden-boards, operated a grocery cotes note that the idealism lstore, was a member of the and enthusiasm of youthful ilndependent Order of Odd Fell- voters could prove to be an owe nearly 51 years, and active invigorating force in the con-fin anything that was for the duct of public affairs. Because I betterment of home. church. of their improved educational and community. His grandchil- opportunities, the youth of ldren and great grandchildren America is better equipped to were a great joy to him. exercise the franchise than at Preceding him in de~th were any other time in our past. his beloved wife; his parents: In addition, it is maintained an infant brother. Arthur; and their participation in politics a grandson, Edwin Jay. can prove to be an important Surviving him are hi~ ~ivc part of citizenship training and children; three daughters-in that the practical application i law Rose (Mrs, Ah, in Col of theories learned in the class-isoni Helen, (Mrs. Arnold Col room can be of benefit to all, son)' Carrie (Mrs. Will~rd Lastly, the proponents of this IColson) ; a son-in-law. Glen E. legislation note that our limited iKing: his sister. Eva C,lson. experience with 18 year olds',who still lives on the original voting in two states of the!homestead: 6 grandchddrc~..~ Union proves that such a sys-igreat grandsons; cousins: ne tern can work both smoothly Iphews: nieces: and a host oF and satisfactorily. I friends. Opponents maintain that be-i Funeral services were con- ing old enough to fight does Iducted at the Kramer Funeral not mean that an individual is fHome, in Mankato Km~sa~. politically and socially mature. ~Monday. May 1 at 2:00 p ~. day, well spent. Next meeting In general, they say, 18 year lwith Rev David Trot, of Io~ia to be with Katherine Warren olds lack the maturity of officiating. Burial was in the May 26th. judgement and experience that IIonia Cemetery near hmi~. Chat Warren spent Saturday wise decision-maklng de- Kansas with gravesidc services at the home of his son, Ivan monde. IbY the I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 320 here the men folks Mor over h se n Warren, w e t e i dividuals of Glen Elder, were busy cleaning up the observe that lowering the vet- I Musicians were Mri . Bob bris from the recent fire tha ing age could have a harmful ,Rose and "Mrs. LeRo3 Rose destroyed their hog house, lw effect on college education by ,with Mrs, Gm'rett Pbilli0s ac an was fortunate in being able encouraging strenuous politi-Icompanying them at the piano. to reclaim the metal farrowing cal activity, thus disrupting 'Casket bearers ~ere ,I()hn crates that were somewhat the orderly processes of higher ~ergman, Bob Wilson, Way~c for a number of sows ready to stark b,ack and white co ors. The Kra cr~ m farrow. They were also for- Rather, it is a complex andlwas in charge of the service. tunate In having removed . subtle blend of grey shadings hundred weaning pigs from that demands careful study. CARD OF THANKS this house just a few days be On balance, however, it ----- , fore the fire, only losing one should be clear that the flag- We wish to thank everyone sow and three small pigs, that burners and bearded thrill for the cards, flowers, visits, were younger, drug addicts are not repre-[food and prayers during the, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stansbury sentatlve of American youth, illness of our father and since came through town Sunday On the contrary, the vast ms- his death, Your acts deeds and picked up Mrs Delia jority of our young people are of kindness were greatly ap Held, and all went for a visit responsible citizens who only preciated and will be remain- to their sister's home, Mrs. ask for thc right to participate bared, Eunice Haney, andhusband in in public affairs which --The family of Republic. They came back by vitally affect all our lives.Harry E. Colson, way of Webb r for a short visit _ .... ."--'T-""" -.. at the Starr Vale home r,ostsl Recognition For l|th ttemttves ~rom a olscanee Mrs. Bruce Avers and'Saunie World Boy Scout Jamboree who attended the funeral set- visited Sunday afternoon at vices of Harry E. Colson were: tlmC, V. Warren home, In the Senator Frank Carlson an. Mr. and Mrs. George W. evening Mr. and Mrs. Warren nounoed today that the Clti. Blume, Scott City: Mr, and drove un to Ivan Warren's to zen's Stamp Advisory Comm/t- Mrs. W. J. Ewan. A%vood; ~v- s~end ti~e evening tee had approved his proposal elyn and Altha Hoffhines, wt- r ....... ' ~r Mrs. Delia Heldt visited Sat for postal recognition for the ehlta; Mr. and Mrs. L ry u day afternoo with Mrs, Alto 12th World Boy Scout Jam- Aikins, Larry, Edwln and Mi- Lovewell and' found her much boree. Postmaster General cl~ae], and Kenneth Aiki~s of improved. Lawrence O Brian accepted Chanute: Mrs, Glen Colson, Fred Ross and Chester Van the recommendation of the Ka . as City, Kans.; Mrs. Osa Meter drove to the Jamestown l Committee and made the an- Sam om Ludell, Mr. end Mrs. neighborhood this past week W_ nouncement for the Post Office Heaston, I,d)anon: Mr. get a load of sheep for Fred s t Department. and Mrs. Lonnte Spiker, Silver ptMtt~re, Chester has a ntce~ As one who has been ac- Lake; Mr, and Mrs. William flock of sheep tn the pasture tively involved in Boy Scout Colson. Wamego; Mr. and cl l to Lovewell and they era'. work for many years, I am Mrs. Ah'in Colson and Lynn of tainly are the real "weed get- deeply grateful for the action Atchison; Mr. and Mrs, Glen tars', They are an interesting of the Post Office Depart E. King nf Wichita: Willard animal to watch as whatever ment, said the Senator. "I Colson of Wenatchee, Wash,; doe , they all do, and the know of other organization and Mrs. Gene Barrett, Ran- lambs playlng are, a constant which has done more than the doll, eou ce of amusement, Boy Scouts to help the youth of the United States and to pro- Viola Joeee- Obituary this new baby, their firs~ great m.... a.. cam.. is volun- mote international understand- ---- grandchild, as well as his par: tear' leaders, trees committee ants. --,. ...... v ingse'nator Carlson pointed out Viola Mac Culver, daughter of George and Elizabeth Cul- Mrs, Alta Loveweil who members, Scout mothers, in- ...... ~ - d ferreted friends, Previous ex- that an eat/mated 20,000 Boy ver, was born in Jewell Coun- spent tour clays m me urn - .,.... ..... i. ,. parlance in Scouting is not ne- Scouts from nearly I00 nations ty, Just north and West of ;; le'; ;V; overed o"be atst with the day will be camping in Farragut White Rock, Kans., on May 13, State Park, Idaho for the Jam- 1883. Her childhood was spen( home again since Thursday at- t'ca n i'older" a n -n- bores. The postal tribute is in in that locality. Much of her ~j~Tn'S~meo~n/:uc~h~e~ sMa~ ing'session;, fees, equi'p'ment keeping with the tradition in youth was spent traveling with -" " "" "It lists, and other pertinent /n- which the host country pays her father, by covered wagon, ontKlren, Krom MOrrOWVl are ........... formation are now being dis- tribute to the world-wide or- in her early adult life she lived myra| wnn ner mr a .wnue .... overs he s'ren-'h tributed to local Girl Scouts. ganizatlon at each world Jam- or near Formoso, Kansas. unto sne rec r c gt . At one time she was an assist- o. v w.,.,.,,, . Day camp for Lebanon and borer. --""" "" "'"'" ....... '"" Mankato will be held in the The United States will issue ant to the postmistress of For. ear, oH of/ames, memoers ............ R 6-cent commemorative air moso. I~qtt MJI~IM'I|a I~.wtft ~l.k tn Man w-artKato L;I~y -"ark ,June o-~ kate last Friday. Supposed to from 9 a.m.4 p.. mail postal card on August 4, On Oct. 39, 1910, at Klnsloy, k,..n ,,t..~.m...-..-.-., n'h. The girls will pay $I of the 1967, at Farragut State Park. Kansas, whe was married to r Vamp fee, which will be match- This card ts valid for postage Walter Jones. They made their a,N,w .,, ,, ,:,,, ed by trees funds or sponsoring to Canada and Mexico. in addi- home in Sheridan, Wyoming noon mea to me home oz mrs ....... groups. G ris are asked to re- Uon to all points in the United for several years, later moving Ten8 van wey ann surp sea ,-.. re, .... ,.,. 4.... turn their registration and $I States and its possessions. It to a farm near Billings, Men- .re, .i.... ,,-e.#..,,, ........ ,,,. wulbort by may be used to send messages itna, They returned to Kansas and a good visit for an "" .... to other countrtes by affixing early tn 1917, and in 1918, co, the afternoon meetingIv. adhesive stamps to meet the moved to Beauregard Parish was called to order by ourI - - requ/red rate. Louisiana. In December, 1936, prest4ent, Ruth Rothchfld. Thai Come In and sam Our Mere- Collectors desiring f/ t day family came back to Kan-] secretary s report was read, l erlal Pbnfs, W~sths, Flowers ,cancellations should send their sac, but returned to Lou/sianaJ lad old and new busi.no?.dis,.Jead Iprays, Wall- orders to the PostmaKar, INO. After the death of pond Of. No program nan mmnl umr it Gifts. 4111 husband. Walter, in 1950, sbe[ plainly lndicath the full name pr 4mM, but Mrs: Kathe. I .... ,,, Coette d'Alene, Idaho 63814, moved to F d)on, i where she made her home un- til hel" death on May 2, 1967 at the age of 63 years. 11 months. Five children were born to this union. One, her first daughter, Lets Elizabeth, was killed by lightning in 1922. Sur- viving her are: her son, Riley Glenn, and his wife, Pearl, of Esbon; her daughters, Flora Lucille, and her husband, 31aude Frost, of Esbon; Viola Louise and her husband, Har- old Souza, of Santa Clara, Calif.; and Cyrena Frances, and her husband, Joe Henni. gan, of Lake Charles, La.: three grandsons and four granddaughters; and many ne- phews and nieces,, Early in her life she became Those attending the funeral of Viola Jones from a distance were: Mr, and Mrs, Royal Culver of Dodge City, Kans.; I Mr. and Mrs. Roy Campbell. Holly, Colo.: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Campbell, . Lawrence, Karts.; Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Rice, Concordia, Kans.: Mr. and Mrs. George Campbell. Beaver City, Nebr.: Mr. and Mrs. William Campbell, Mr. Donald Campbell. Almena, Kans.; Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Altsman. Wheat Ridge, Colo.; Mrs. Darrell Mintzmier, Mr. Kenneth Campbell of Norton, Kans.; Mrs. W. C. Jones~ For- moan, Kans.: Mr. and Mrs. John E. Scott, Jr., Mankato. Kans.; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pew: Kenneth L. Studer, speeding, $I0.00 and costs. Dean R, Thornton, speeding, $15.00 and costs. Dee N. Hardisty, speeding, $10.00 and costs. Richard D'. Beck, speeding, $30.00 and costs. Jewell County District Court Case No. 8218 - James Huff Jr., d-b-a-Jewell Plumbing & Heating vs. Carl O. Loomis and Lucille Loomis dismissed on March 30, 1967 by Plaintiff, Regular Motion Day for May is May 9, 1967. Office of the Co. Sup't. "If you think before you speak, somebody else always a member of the Methodist eli, Mankato, Kans.; Mr. and gets the first word in." Church and transferred to the' Mrs. Clayton Hughes, Formo- Visitors included George Cor- Esbon E,U.B. Church after so, Kans.; Mr. Forrest Liven. del, Burr Oak; Mrs. Helen, M. moving to Esbon. Her faith good, Belleville, Karts. Enghoff. Superior, Nebr.: Pete was a great comfort to her Dinner was served to the Bureman, Republic and Jewell throughout her life, and es- family and relatives in the Count,',' American Legion re~ gall so during the past basement of the E U B Church . . ,- pec y : .." .. presentat~ve, Belleville, Ric,- few years. .... at Esbon by thle2;n~ttes of ~:ne ~rd Watson. Formoso; Paul Memorial servmes were nela cnurcn ann corn . Y' Roberts, Prin., Mankato High at 10:00 a.m. May 5, 1967 at .......... School. the E.U.B. Church in Esbon. dm . e| "The rising militancy of Music was provided by Mrs. [ ~||rTnJ[~||~J~ teacher-professional organS- Ted Thummel, soloist, and ~v~e~sav~@~ zations is causing increasing Mrs. Harry Kindler, pianist. I I :onccrn over the possibility Pallbearers were George H rtn,. n,nn I that t,,aehersmay be losing Campbell, John Elmer Scott, IIQ ~;;11111 '1~14 ' the support of tim public. They Raymond Griffith, Earl Sapp, u may lose ~ore than they bar- Clifford Hawkins, and Bruce$ diciel Cesesl, J gain for uhenever they sub- Corrick. Dors(y C. Secrest. transpor-[ stitute force for friendly per- Interment was beside her ting alcoholic liquor in open/ suasion." --Richard Barnes husband and daughter at Wood contai~mr. $50.00 fine and costs.[ Kennan, Excc. Sec'y. NEA's Lawn Cemetery. DeRidder,~ Kenneth R. Barleen, illegalJ Commission on Professional La., after memoridl services muffl.er, $5.00 and costs. [ Rights and Responsibilities. there. [ Lee R. Bowman, speeding,~ Included in a group from ----------- $40.00_ fine and costs. J Courthmd dining at the Buffalo Roam Thursday Raymond tand-Scandla District. He has iy successful in coaching. 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