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Jewell County..... Work Proceeding On Man,kato's Public Housing Project Record ~oNne~s~;!e~t;o~ hpiili~ntS tei:ndavt: dA/retc~a~ tiw~l~ ~ de~::l~umthasasbelteced, income public housing project selected to consider applica- well lighted entrance porch A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY MONITOR, AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, WE'RE FOR IT. 90; No. 52. 2 Sections - 16 Pages and Supplements Mankato. Kansas Thursday, May 28, 1981 Mankato City Council Acts On Firehouse Proposal a special meeting on 20, the Mankato City made final review of for the new fire- be built at the corner and Jefferson. Ap- was given to the pro- posal submitted by Mid-West Lumber Company. The build- ing contract will be signed at the regular council meeting on June 2. Proposals submitted by eight companies were con- sidered at two special meet- ings and one regular meeting of the council. Construction of the metal and brick building should be completed before October of 1981. HS Athletic- Annual Athletic uet was held on Friday, 15, in the Mankato High Commons and Little It was an evening seemed to enjoy, coaches and athletes to and supporters. Julie and Wiley Alexander the group before ~meal with a,vocal duet of n Denver s Annie s accompanied by Kevin the guitar. A buffet meal, prepared by the Paradis, sports director and FM, the featured speaker at Mankato Athletic Ban- Banquet ladies in the crowd was cer- tainly enjoyed by all who attended. What a feast! Mr. Keith' Roe, master of ceremonies, directed the eve- ning's events. Mr. Roe, a former student and athlete at Mankato High School, intro- duced each of the coaches and the speaker for the evening. Mr. Vernie Hendrix, director of athletics, awarded the Senior Letters and the Mike McCammon Memorial Award. The recipients of the McCam- mon award were Tammy Johnson and co-winners, State Representative Keith Roe was master of ceremonies at the Mankato Athletic Banquet. Chuck Murphy and Randy Peterson. Chuck Murphy, senior athlete, presented the annual award to those who support Mankato High School athletics to Mr. Pete Owen. The football team presented a plaque to Mr. Johnson for the help he has given this past season. Mr. Ron Paradis, WIBW Radio and TV Sports Dir- ector, served as speaker for this year's banquet and did an outstanding job. He kept the audience laughing with his wide assortment of jokes aimed at several of the coaches and administration of MHS. His talk revolved around what participation in athletics could do for the athlete in his later year~ as a productive citizen. Mr. Par- adis talked about the impor- tance of athletics to the com- petitive person and wove throughout his talk that there are times that a person's accomplishments and their opinions of themselves should not be taken too seriously and that one should have time to reflect on other things of life. The evening was a success and the athletes of Mankato High School would like to thank those who attended the banquet and also supported them throughout the year. State Golf TOURNAMENT RESULTS For the second year Man- kato was represented in the State High School Golf Tourn- ament which was held at Halstead on May 18 and 19. According to Coach Don Anderson, "The weather conditions were very bad as reflected by the scores turned in the fn'st day. The second day of play the local team showed much improvement, moving up several positioAs in the final standings." Mankato's first round total was 374 and the second day's total was 334, which was the third best score turned in that day. Team results: Halstead 641; Logan 656; Claflin 668; Hum- beldt 680; Lincoln 689; Pea- body 694; Caney Valley 700; Yates Center 794; Mankato 708; Cbeylin 715; Ness City 719; Jetmore 777. Individual medalists: Bill Homer, Valley Heights, 147; Bret Tallbott, Halstead, 152; Russell Mildward, Chase Co., 153; Jeff Wallgren, Logan, 154; Tim Hickert, Cheylin, 154; Todd Stanton, Logan, 156; Eric Sexton, Halstead, 156; Kevin Collins, Lincoln, 157; Randy Dean, Mankato, 157; Eric Beran, Claflin, 161; John Kasmierski, Pittsburg Colgan, 161. Mankato team results: Kevin Groves, 104-106, 210; Todd Bradrick, 97.109, 206; Brian Murray, 105-90, 195; Jeff Doyle, 105-84, 189; Ken- ton Thompson, 90-86, 176; Randy Dean, 83-74, 157; Team: 374-334, 708. Mrs. Claudia Harbaugh o San Diego, Calif., visited last week at the homes of her aunt, Mrs. Esther Ault, and cousins, Gerald and Quentin Ault. which faces on East Clinton St. between Webster and North Sts. The concrete floor slabs have been poured for several of the buildings in the com- plex, which includes five four- plex (one bedroom units) and two duplex (two bedroom units) buildings, plus a central community and administra- tive structure. Dennis J. Lyon, consulting architect of Garber and Work, ferred with members of the local housing authority. A temporary office has been set up in the Mankato city building until the project is completed this fall or winter. Jane Murray has been hired as a part-time secre- tary. A number of persons have requested that their names be put on a waiting list; however, applications will not be made until three months prior to the comple- tions. The public will be notified well in advance of that date. The architect's drawing of one of the fottr-plex buildings and the floor plan of a one bedroom unit are printed in this issue of the Record. They were supplied by the devel- oper of the project, Devco of Lincoln. Neb. The construction is wood frame, brick veneered with gabled roof of steep pitched Pre-School Graduation Exercises "The Learning Tree" elms posed for a picture after they had received diplomas and lollipops. They are, front row, left to right, Scott Beden, David Meerer, Glen Gram- Twenty pre-schoolers received diplomas at a grad- uation exercise Wednesday evening, May 20, in the Little Theatre of the Mankato High School. Cindi (Mrs: Robert) Herbig, teacher of "The Learning Tree Class," presented each student with a preschool dip- loma which described the stad, Natalie Moore, Bridget Kneisler, Joshua Lippold, Tisha Dewey, Lisa Dethloff, Chad Brown; back row, Chris Kibbe, Cheri Anderson, Chad Sauvain, Jason Johnson, degree as "Bachelor of Tales." Each received a popcorn lolli- pop,.(rd~,tree 9~ that&rage. Janeile Lange, high school senior, played the procession- al and recessional march "Pomp and Circumstance." Mrs. Herbig presented a trophy to Lori Duffy, high school senior who has been an Micheie Decker, Angle Bran- don, Jarod Herbig, Sonia Trafton, Debbie Cash, Chris- topher Johnson and Jon Carl- son. assistant the past year. She also thanked Pam (Mrs. Larry) Moore fo~ing. The class gave the teacher a scrap book of the year's events which had an original drawing by each child. The year ended with a picnic in the Mankato City Park. and a protected porch and patio at the rear, accessible through sliding glass doors from the living room. The buildings will have forced air, gas heating sys- tems and will be air condi- tioned. Each unit will be provided with an electric range and no-frost refrigerator-freezer. All appliances will be GE brand with local service avail- able through Loomis Building & Electric Co. The community building will include an office, storage space, laundry, general activ- ity room With enclosed kitchen and public rest-rooms. There will be off-street parking areas for at least 30 vehicles, screened trash col. iection areas, a gai'den plot and underground sprinkler system. The entire area will be' landscaped with a screen planting of Austrian pines along the west side. Concrete walks will be provided be- tween buildings and concrete curb and gutter and walk on the west side of Clinton St. CIRCUS COMING TO TOWN The circus is coming to town. According to Don Snyder, Chief of the Mankato Volunteer Fire Dept., Ford Brothers Circus will perform two shows here on the night of June 19. These shows are being sponsored by the Fire Department. This is a full three ring circus which performs under the traditional big top. Bill Bingham and Ed Mog of Salina and Keith St, Pierre of St. Charles, Ill. were in Jeweil and Cloud Counties last Wed- nesday looking after business and visiting friends and rel- atives. Keith and his wife, the former Helen Mog, hadb~en ~ to Lawrence the previous Monday to attend the corn. mencement exercises. Their daughter Ann was a member of the graduating class. Another daughter, Debbie, attends school in Illinois. r Johnson, winner of McCammon Memor- for girls, receiving the certificate from Athletic Director Vernie Hendrix. "FOUR-PLEX PERSPECTIVE Hendrix presenting McCammon Memor- for boys to co- MEMBERSHIP AWARDS ~hattan -- Membership awards are 90 Kansas Farmers of America at the 53rd annual FFA convention, May at Kansas State Uni- Manhattan, said Bob state FFA secretary and in- of adult and eccupa- education at K-State. silver and bronze awards are being to chapters that at least 100 FFA membership in enrollment. topped the state this reaching 216 percent in the gold era- mmmmr. ~ winners, Randy Peterson, left, and Chuck Murphy, right. blem division are Marion, Hill City, Mankato, Washington, South Barber (Kiowa), Sa- betha, Council Grove, Wa- baunsee, Erie, Norton, Pow- hattan, Riley County (Riley), Hiawatha, Valley Heights (Blue Rapids), Russell. Wa- Keeney, Natoma, Wamego, Girard, Kaw Valley (Topeka), Linn, Plainville, Royal Valley (Hoyt), Garnett. South Haven, West Elk (Howard), Kensington, and Labette County (Altamont). These chapters achieved 119 to 216 percent membership. Tadhi ~sby was home last week from Kansas State Uni- versity visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Buyd Silsby. She is taking architectural engi- neering and has a position with a Manhattan firm this AG PROFICIENCY AWARD WINNERS Manhattan -- Twenty-one awards for agricultural pro- ficiency are being presented at the 53rd annual Kansas Association of Future Farm- ers of America convention, May 27-29, at Kansas State University, Manhattan. These awards honor the FFA members who excel in the many diverse areas of agriculture, said Bob Broeck- elman, state FFA executive secretary and instructor in adult and occupational educa- tion at K-State. Among the winners is Randy Dean. Mankato, diver- sifted livestock production. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ar- no|dy have returned to their 568 GRADUATE AT EMPORIA STATE SPRING COMMENCEMENT Emporia -- Renita E. (Dempsey) Williams. B.S.B., Route 1, Formoso, was among the 568 Emporia State Uni- versity students who received degrees during the spring commencement exercises May 15 in Welch Stadium at Emporia State. Of the 568 degrees granted. 16 were associate degrees, 455 were bachelor's degrees, 94 were master's degrees and three were specialist in educa- tion degrees. Students grad- uating with honors had earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. Margaret Glades, Kansas Board of R agents member from Yates Center, was eom- home in Mm~mto ~ spend- meneement speaker. The ing ~ time*in Joplin, M~ .graduaum and ti~ speus~ were guests of the Emporia State Alumni and Endowment Association at the traditional graduation breakfast May 15. The breakfast speaker was R. Doug Lewis, a 1968 graduate of Emporia State and now an executive search consultant in Houston, Tex. VO-TECH HOUSES SOLD The two houses constructed by the NCK Vo-Tech Car- pentry-Cahinetmaking class were sold Saturday evening at public auction. Successful bidders for the east house were Ralph and Inez Vohs, Edmond, Okla. for $50,000. George and Nadine Balch, Woodward, Okla. were successful bidders for the west house for $48,000. The intend to locate their house in the Courtland-Formoso area. Considering the present high interest rates, Vo-Tech Carpentry instructors, John Lackey and Ron Underhill, were pleased with the house sale prices. The new owners have until August 15 to get their houses removed from the" Vo-Tech campus site. VOLUNTEERS TO BE HONORED Topeka -- The following Jewell County Heart Asso- ciation volunteers will be honored at the 32nd Annual Meeting and 18th Annual Delegates' Assembly of the American Heart Association, Kansas Affiliate, Inc. in To- peka on Friday and Saturday, Vohses intend to move their June 5 & 6. house to a location in the Vivian Ost 202 E ~-~,,~ County fund raising volun- . teers for the Heart Associ- ation will receive the Chal. lenge Goal Award for having met or exceeded their Chal- lenge fund raising quota for the 1981 fund raising year. The Award will be pre- sented by Ray E. Allen, M.D., Liberal, president of the Kan- sas Affilia~, and Alexine Larson, R.N., Wichita, Board of Directors Chairman, at the meeting in Topeka. Those attending heard for- mer American Heart Associa- tion Chairman board of Dir- ectors, Judge Richard H. C. Taylor, Hanover, Virginia, speak at the Friday evening formal banquet and saw a new Architect's drawing of one of the five four-plex buildings of Mankato's housing project, showing the front entrance of each of the one bedroom units. Please Check Your Expiration Date " The expiration date il stamped on each copy of the Jewell County Record. If your daie is $-~I, this is the last copy of the R~ ' you will~ receive until your~r subscription is renewed. With the last copy of the ~ month, in which the sub- scription expires, the p~p~ is removed from the ~. president of the Kansas Affil. Og~ea file. ppr~ate the late, M. Roger Fedde, Ph.D, ~tion of our Kansas State Universtty in- ~ebd te r~ It~y Z. nw