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A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY MONITOR, AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, WE'RE FOR IT. 2 Sections - 16 Pages Mankato, Kansas Thursday, July 22, 1976 HOME OF PACKING CO FFA MEMBERS TO APPEAR ON TV Two Mankato FFA Chap- ter members will appear on TV to promote safety during National Farm Safety Week. Channel 4 will carry the safety week promotion on "Good Morning America~ at 8:25 Monday, July 26, and on the noon news Tuesday, July 27th. National Farm SafetyWeek runs from July 25-31 this year. This week is intended to call attention to and reduce agri- cultural hazards according to the National Safety Council and the U. S. Department of Agri- culture. This attractive sign wel- coming visitors to Mankato ~as PUt up last week on the highway at the east edge of the city. Another just like it will be on the west side. The Chamber of Com- merce commissioned Joyce Palmer (Mrs. Roger) of Man- kate to do the painting of the ir It's Fair time again! And 4-H'ers all over Jewell this meansthree of the most exciting days of whole summer. August 5th, the dates of the County 4-H Fair, are when these busy young Will bring the verybest work to the fair- to display and to be for excellence. Foods, clothing, woodwork- crops, gardens, poultry, and crafts, home ira- forestry, rocketry - all interests 4oH'ers have devoted to for the past year - all will have their place. Evening events during the Fair include anopen All-Youth Horse Show on Tuesday even- ing; a large Bicentennial Par- ade preceding the Night Show on Wedlm~; and the livestock sale Thursday even- Ing, as the concluding event of the Fair, The 4-H'ers, andthe adults who have worked with them over ~e past year, invite you to find time in your busy schedule to come to the fair- grounds, and see the products of their efforts and their work. -Wanda Thummel, Fair Committee Chairman signs. The colors are done in Scotchlite and are reflective at night. "A Royal Welcome To youm is on a blue and black background, and the letters of "Mankatom and the Dubu- que logo are red. Joyce a former art teacher at Osborne and a graduate of Kansas State College at Pittsburgh, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lor- en Fogo of Burr Oak. She is to be congratulated on the ex- cellent work she did on these signs for the Mankato Cham- ber of Commerce. NCK IIONOR ROLL The following Practical Nursing students attending the No~th Central Kansas Area Vocational - Technical School have made Honorable Mention for the fourth nine week period of the 1975-76 school year: Loreita Esslinger, Mankato, and Beth Jeffery, Burr Oak. Mrs. Ted Isaac is in the awnee Mission Hospital, Kansas City, Kans., where she underwent surgery today (Thursday). Mayor Carl Westin of Man- kate has received Bicentennial greetings from the mayor of the London Borough of Har- row. They came in a letter dated July 5th, 1976, fromHis RED CROSS SWIMMING TO HOST FUN DAY This is a notice that on Saturday, July 24th, at their regular time the Red Cross lessons will hare for their last day a "Fun Day.~' If your child didn't experience learning to swim, it has been a great ad- venture for them to be exposed to water. The age and frequent swimming makes a great deal of difference in their fear of water, so perhaps next year their progress will be terrific. They will receive their cards on "Fun Day~ If they have passed all the require- ments. If they didn't we ex- plain that they have all work- ed very hard, but sometimes they are not strong enough swimmers to meet all the re- quirements of thetestingpart. We have had a fantastic group of children this year, andthey have worked very hard, you should be very proud of them. The enrollment for RedCrnas lessons was 180 students. I'd like to thank all those who have helped with tim Splashers, Marta Leonard Jackie Leonard, and Diana Eaton. The Red Cross instruc- tors have done a wonderhd Job, trully an exhausting Job, and to them a big thanks to Gila Peterson, Char Mueller, Debby Jansen, Beverly HiR- gen, Becky Terrill, Faith Stroup, Debbie Snider, and to the Water Safety Instructor, Carrie Weltmer. We appre- ciate all the cooperation from these people, and from the stu- dents, and parents for getting them to classes. -Mrs. Betty Tyrell, Jewell County Red Cross Water Safety Chairman. - l ack row, left to ri t'' I ~!0yd Scarrow, Dennis B[e?t: row, left to right: Barbarai skel, Emma Jean(Frtnk)Raf- (Hancock) Winkel, Llllian ferty, Shirley (Hancock) ~ren Underwood, W.rarne ' (Carter) Moss, Marllyn(Love) i Smith, Cheryl (Hedges) Blan- Eolson, Paul Wagner. Fr nt Myer, Sandra (Guffin)Bow- I ken. S. CLASS OF REt ION July 3, 14 members of of 1956 gathered for reunion. evening began with a at 5:30followed by dinner. Warren Under- master of ceremonies, everyone. After- all in attendance told a about their life, both ~nd bad, since we left A letter was read Voss and Rich- had devised a for us all in the way and games. Winners Winkel, farthest Martlyn Myer, old- Paul Wagner, ~st child, Lillian Moss, most weight. Yasmer told of some memories of our class. Penner had afewtales Thank you both for our evening with us. a short informal busi- ness meeting R was decided we will definitely have another reunion in 5 years. Paul Wag- ner and Lillian Moss were "elected" to be in charge. A lot more time was spent visiting before the members departed, most to the Eagles in Superior. On Sunday a picnic was held at the Ross Hancock home for class members and their families. A lovely time was had by all at this reunion. Those"of you who missed it, we really missed you too, and plan on seeing you all in 5 years. Those in attendance were: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Rafferty (Emma Jean Frlnk), Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith (shirley Han- cock), Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Moss (Lillian Carter), Mr. and Mrs. Warren Underwood, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Voder (Peggy Malsbury), Mr. and Mrs. Warns Colson, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Berg, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Scarrow, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Winkel (Barbara Hancock), Mr. and Mrs. Ben Blanken (Cheryl Hedges), Mr. and Mrs. Myron Bowshel, (Sandra Guffin), Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Myers (Marllyn Love), Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Basart, Mr. and Mrs. Low- ell Yasmer, Mr. and Mrs. Erich Penner. -Picture and story by Lillian Moss. Mrs. Blanche Martin of Poyallup, Wash., sister of Mrs. Dale Crangle, visRed in the Crangle home this past week. Mrs. Eldon Deadrick cf Platte, S. Dak., was an over- night guest. Mr. and Mrs. JeffOgle and Joshua of Festus, Me., came last week for a visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. BUd Hills. Brenna Ogle had come earlier for a visit with her grandparents. Manhattan - Amo new scholarships in home eco- nomics at Kansas State Uni- versity, Manhattan, announced Dr. Ruth Hoeflin, dean of the College of Home Economics, is a Rose Straka Fowler scholarship for Barbara J. Smith, daughter c/ Mr. and Mrs. RaySmith, Route2, Man- ksto. A 1976 graduate of Man- ksto High School, she will en- roll in the KSU College of Home Economics. Miss Smith was named a State of Kansas Scholar, won the Betty Crocker Homemaker Award, and was Salutatorian ct her graduating class. Mrs. Merrill Douglas of Guam, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Boyles at Courtland since May, is employed as an R.N. at theJewell CountyHos- pital. Her husband, Richard Douglas, a native of Ridge- wood, N. J., is assistant man- ager of McDonalds on the is- land of Guam, one of the lar- gest McDonalds in the world. Mrs. Douglas is a grad- uate of Courtland High School and the Asbury School of Nurs- ing in Sallna. She and her hus- band have been in Guam since August 1973. She will return to Guam next month. Pearl Stephens, director of nursing at the Jewell Coun- ty Hospital, states that we were very fortunate to have Mrs. Douglas as an R. N. this summer. Another employee at the Jewell County Hospital in the business office is Carol(Mrs. Gale) Jeffery. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Low- ell Hancock of Esbon. Carol attended Cloud County Com- munity College in Concordia and is a graduate of Vocation- al Technical College at Be- loit in business. Worship the Mayor Cotmcillor A. J. Lovell, B.E.M., I.S.M., The Mayor's Parlour, Civic Centre, Harrow, Middlesex. The letter follows: Dear Mayor Carl Westin, Recently I received a let- ter from one of your citizens, Mrs. Sally Malcom, (an ex- resident of Harrow), telling , me about Mankato. On the occasion of your Bicentennial Year I would like to send to you and all your fellow citizens greetings and good wishes fromthe res- idents of the London Borough of Harrow. This will be agreat occas- ion for you in your capacity as Mayor, and I feel sure that the celebrations planned to be held during the first weekend in September will be of lasting memory both to yourself and to all the citizens of Mankato. Once again, rny very best wishes to you all. Yours sincerely, A. J. Lovell Mayor of the London Borough of Harrow KATHY IN)WELL RECEIVES GILLAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Kathy L. Powell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle D. Pow- ell, Mankato, has been award- ed a Carol Gillan Memorial Journalism scholarship for the 1976-77 school year to Cloud County Community College. Miss Powell was graduated this spring from MankatoHigh School where she was an honor student and active in drama,. Journalism, music and student senate. She had published in the Kansas City Times a short feature story about the North- branch Academy, a Jewell County school established by Quakers in the early 1870's. She will maJor in psychology and journalism at the Concor- dla Juco. The Glllan 1 emorialJour- nalism scholarship is given annually to a Cloud County stu- dent who plans a career in Journalism. The scholarship honors the memory of Carol Gillan who served on the CCCC yearbook and newspaper staffs in 1966 and was a journalist at the time of her death. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wllsman visited over the weekend at the home of their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Dar- rell Weaverling in Topeka. Their granddaughter, Amy WeaverHng, came home for a visit with them and her other grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. 'Arch Weaverling. Merrill Douglas, R. N., on I the Jewell County Hospital. duty at the nurses station at "M~KATO FFA MEMBER ATTENDS NATIONAL CONFERENCE Craig Clark otthe Mankato FFA Chapter at Mankato High School is attending a National FFA Bicentennial Conference in Washington, D.C., this week. The week-long Wash- ington Conference is being held st the National FFA Cen- ter near the Nation's Capital. The FFA Conference pro- gram is designed to improve leadership skills, develop an understanding of the national heritage, and prepare FFA members for more effective leadership roles intheir chap- ter and community. The Con- ference is also a forum forthe exchange of FFA Chapter ac- tivity ideas among members from across the nation. Besides the training ses- sions, the 1976 program in- eludes visits to Mt. Vernon Plantation, the National Are- hives, Smithsonian Institution Arlington National Cemetery, and several other historic monuments and memorials in and around the Capitol. A highlight of the Confer- ence was a Thursday morning visit to the office of Congress- man Robert Dole of Russell. Later participants attended a Capitol Hill luncheon featuring a ~uestlon and answer period with Congressmen, and Wash- ington leaders In business and industry. Clark, 17, isthe sonofMr. and Mrs. Robert Clark of For- moso. His vocational agricul- ture instructor is Dave Both- well. LADLES SWIMMING Monday, July 26th, will start the Ladies Swimming at 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. We have only a few signed up; so please if you are interested let us know by the first morning, Monday, July 26th. We would like at least 15 for a turn out, to make it more enjoyable. It you are interest- ed, but have small children, we may be able to arrange a sitter who could take them tothe park during your swimmingtime, if we have enough enrolled. -Thank you, Mankato Swim Pool. Mr. and Mrs. Milford Ost spent the weekend visiting Rev. and Mrs. Mike McGulre and Angela of Lathrop, Me. Mike is serving the Lathrop, HeR, and Turney Parrishes as well as Chaplain in Clinical Pas- toral Education at General Hospital in Kansas CRy. Audra is office manager at SCA Ser- vices also in Kansas CRy. Carol Jeffery pictured at l the Jewell Coe~ Hospital work in the business office ofl .... . : .... Craig Clark (left) of Man- kate is greeted inWashington, D.C., by Mike Jackson(right) of Tipton, Indiana, National Secretary of the Future Farm- ers of America. Craig is at- tending the week-longNatlonal FFA Washtngtcn Conference program. FALL SPORTS SWIM PARTY There will be aswimparty at the Mankato Pool on August 3rd beginning at 8:00 p.m. for all high school athletes (boys and girls) who will be par- ticipattng in fall sports (foot- ball and volleyball). There will be coaches, as well as life guards to supervise thlsac- tivity. Following the party their will be refreshments in the park. KARL HESSER CANDIDATE FOR SHERIFF Karl Hesser announces that he will be a write in can- didate for the office of Jewell County sheriff on the Demo- cratic ticket. Karl is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hesser of Man- kate and a 1972 graduate of Mankato High School. He spent 3 years in the U. S. Army and is now employed as custodian at the Mankato grade school. He will appreciate thevote of the Democratic voters in the August 3rd primary. NOTICE Physicals will be given for all high school athletes (boys and girls) at 1:30 p.m. August 6th at the downtown clinic in Mankato. "This will bethe only time that the school will pay for physicals during this school year.~ Athletes who are planning on being out for "any sport~ this year should pick up a physical card at the high school after August 1st, or at the fall sports swim party on August 3rd. These cards must be completed and signed by your parents when you take your physical. A urine speci- men is also required, and to help speed up the physicals it would be wise to bring this with you. If it is impossible for you to be here at this time please contact Jean Blair at the high school or Don Hague and we will try and make arrange- ments for you. If you take a physical and do not participate in any sport, you will be re- quired to pay for your own physical. -DOn Hague, Activities Director Mankato High School