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L, :) No. 18. wreck of a Rock Is- train occurred about 11:45 Monday evening, Oct. rding to George Metrics, la., di- SUperintendent, it was to Chicago freight and the last 24 cars derailed. The first 25 Stayed on the track and not damaged. There no injuries to person- It. Voss was in charge operations for Is thought that one of Cars in the fast freight off the track four west of Formoso. .the train hit the JUst west of the For- the cars were A freight car was on the siding at elevator. It was Four cars were into the Formoso el- and one car was jam-. unqier the feed room. thought that the ele- Would fall down if removed. Tues- Was planned the car cut up and remov- to keep the dam- elevator at a rain- railroad cars were over an area of ap- one-half mile. cars were carry- Mustang cars. Oth- Were filled with oil Canned fruit, lumber, debris was scatter- the area and cars were bad- A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL CJ)UNTY MONITOR, AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. 12 PAGES - 2 SECTIONS "htT @ The picture above was snapped just north of the Formoso Elevator. The oveftorned freight car shown behind crashed into the elevator. The following are (left to right): Dale Fronk, United Adiustment Co., Sallna; George Frisbie, i Gypsum, owner 0f F'risbie Construction Co.; Ben Freed, manager of the Formoso L'Jevator; Bob Maher, Courtland, owner of the Formoso Elevator. In At the meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Mon- day noon, Oct. 10, in the sun room of the Correll Hotel, several interesting topics were discussed. George Jen- sen, president, presided. Al- though the official meeting of the Chamber of Com- merce is the first Monday in the month, meetings are held each Monday noon. Every person, who is interested in the continued development of Mankato, is cordially in-t MANKATO, KANSAS Commerce an interesting report on the meeting of the Council which he attended in Salina last week. Sunday closing, wage and hour, and the Poli- tical Action Committee were items discussed at this meeting. The Political Ac- tion Committee is an organ- ization, which is non-parti- san. lls function is to en- courage businessmen to take a part in politics and to run for public office. The "Kick Off Breakfast" vited to any of these meet- for the Boy Scouts Fund ings. Drive was discussed. It will W. R. Waugh, who is a]be held Saturday, Oct. 15, member of the Retail Coun-lat' 7:00 a. m. at the Correll cil of the Kansas State Hotel. Chamber of Commerce, gave OCTOBER 24 LIONS CLUB PAINT NIGHT On the evening of Sept. 29, the following attended a Lions Club zone meeting at Burr Oak: President Melvin Blecha, Virgil Beougher, Dale Crangle, Ray Dietz, Vernon Hamilton, Jon Men- husen, Jack Waldron and Ed Walker. The first of our bi-month- ly October meetings was held last Monday night. Dis- Mankato City Council The Mankato City Council met Tuesday evening, Oct. 4, in the City Office. Present were Mayor Gayly Cristman, Councilmen Cleo Hiltgen, Doyle Alcorn, Arch Weaver- ling and Gene Meeker, City C[~erk Finlay Munro, and City Superintendent Cliff Hancock. A representative of the O'Brien ManufacturingCo.. was present and explained some new sewer cleaning equipment. Supt. Hancock was instructed to secure in- formation on other equip- ment of this kind. Cecil Korb visited with the Council in regard to employ- ment on the city crew. No ,action was taken at the present time. I Bills were read and ap- trier Governor Paul Boston and a friend, Ed Palmer, both from Salina, were our guests A new member, John Per- due, was accepted, the mem- bership initiation being ad- ministered by Governor Bos- Freed is the manager , ton. !proved. Eleveator. Our next meeting, Oct. 24,i A discussmn was held on will be paint night. Members new signs, etc., on the one- of Courtland is Lloyd Bradley, Mankato Rock Island Depot Agent, L, are to bring brushes or roll- way street in front of the They were busy shown looking at a dam ;a d freigbt car which was carry- yrs. The dinner will be at M,mkato schools. surveying the dam-- ing a load of new M.':sta ,gc. 6:30 and the painting' of the making arrange- ,,., meeting hall will follow. MANY THANKS repairs. George Gypsum, owner It is hoped that many --l-wish to thank the'kind fr6m this area will friends whoi remembered me sbie Construction his crew at Formo- to go to work. recently done !ling job on the were waiting insurance company Rock Island to give go sign on the job. carried insurance Grain Dealers Mu- ing to Bob Maher, the elevator, they bushels of wheat ratio in the storage Which was damaged Wreck. They plan t() temporary leg at This will make for them to dump the pit, elevate it to and s.till use the] tanks These, rere recently install- 100,000 bushels and damaged They can grain from the leg tanks They these temper- made in a few George Voss of Des Metrics, Iowa, division superintendent for the Rock Island. A Hills Construction Co. dozer can be seen in the background worldng on the grade for the tem- porary track. for the $25,000 first being offered by Lions [n tei'nation.al in the World 'Essay Contest. Lion Wes,tin, County Super- ntendent, has complete in- formation, entry blanks, etc. i with cards and letters dur- ing my second stay in the hospital, also those who vis- ited me. All was deeply ap- preciated. ---LeoVis Gates. daily practice sessions. Mike Grout and Eddie Wilson played good games on off- ense and defense. They have been consisten,tly steady players in all games to date. Rock Island con- a shoo-fly Tuesday. track, which around the dam- Linfc The Mankato Cougars lost a 21-7 football game to Lincoln on the Lincoln grid- iron Friday night The Leo- pards scored a touchdown in each of the first three quarters and the kicks for extra point were all good. Mankato scored i, ts only touchdown and extra point in the 4t, h quarter. In the firs half of the i game, Lincoln dominated the play. Walter scored in the first quarter on a four yard run and drove 12 yards for a tally in the second quar- Ralph Ozmun is big and fast. Wi.th better offensive blocking, this Cougar would break for some long runs. Mike Dodd, freslunan safety man, is showing im- proved play in each game. He is another boy with great potential. Coach Dreiling is t sing more underclassmen in every game and they are showing great promise for the future. "Chuck" Zadina, Thursday, Oct. 13, 1966 IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, WE'RE FOR IT ..... The annual Boy Scouts "Kick Off Breakfast" for the Boy Scouts Fund Drive in Mankato will be held in the Sun Room of the Correll Hotel at 7:00 a. m. Saturday, Oct. 15. All parents, busi- ness men and friends of scouting are urged to attend this breakfast. Dale Crangle is the chairman in charge of this year's drive. The quota for Mankato is $744. In or- der to raise this money, a large number of vohmteer helpers is needed. Each per- son will only be asked to make a few calls. Mankato has a fine scout- mg program and needs this money to make certain the quality of the training re- mains high The scoutmas- ters are Ray Hell and A1 Kale. The cubmaster is Ver- non Hamilton. Wayne Blaylock was in charge of making arrange- ments for the "Kick Off Breakfast". A. T. Kramer and Melvin Btecha made up the list of prospects and rat- ings. Gerald McAtee is in charge of General Solicita- tions. Mike Stout will take care of the Special Solicita- tions. The audit chairman is Richard Diamond. Joe Nold of Concordia, the scout representative of the Piconda District in the Cor- onado Council, will be pre- The contractor on the new postoffice in Mankato has been busy the past week. The excavation work for the footings has been completed and the workmen started pouring the footings Tues- day. Jean Fearing of Burr Oak did the excavation work for the footings. According to Kenneth Van Tilborg of Cawker City, the contractor, some local workmen will be hired in the future to work O sent to explain the Boy Scouts program. The Piconda District consists of five counties and Joe spends his full time in this area super- vising this fine pr()gram. There are 32 counties in the Coronado Council. The bud- get. for the fiscal year start- ing Oct. I, 1966 for the Cor- onado Council is $125,080.50. In order to meet this budget it is important that each scouting community "do its part" by raising a "fair share" of the total budget. The Lions Club, which is the sponsoring organization for the Scouts, needs the help of everyone to make this drive a success. OttL ing is a great investmertL Youngsters, who have b n: trained in this prograr :: have a 1000 to one charley i reach adulthood witlloUt costing the community cent for correction or: ishment. , Mankato has always its obli ',ations and it pected that the quota be met by the votu ee ,. work:n's who solicit the:: funds for this fine Clarence Rupp, disc [of legislative research, If [sas Farm Bureau, land raised on a farm tn MCu., ..... Phcrson county ncaar ridge. During the ten years lowing his graduation the University of :i 1931, Rupp operated paper at Scranton vertising nmnager ilene Chronicle and and promotion KFBI Radio in Wichita : : He returned to work and was tor of the Abilene Chronicle before Kans:'.s Farm Bureau in 1946 ~ .:i.: Rupp joined the staff director of infm 19,t6 ahmg with on the building. At the pre- sent, his regular crew is do- ing the work. In the picture above, Iyle Rafferty, local postmaster. and Mr. Van Tilborg are shown on the site of the new postoffice. It is being con- structed on the lot just south of the McCarthy ware- house. The postoffice department will take over the completed new building April 1, 1967. duties for Farm Bureau tual. He was made of legislative ~1"~ 1948 and has beenl tercd leg Farm Bureau since ter. In the third quarter Reece ran one yard for their MANKAT0 B TEAM SHOWS GOOD last touchdown They place- sophomore back, who has 'ca, was finished kicked all three extra points. I seen little action this year, PROMISEINLINCOLN 6AME MONDAY for the Rock Island Most of Lincoln s big gainsmade a sparkling tackle on I . , ~ 8) going east to were made on end runs, a kmkofL Sam ,.olson and egular run Tues- In the fourth quarter, Mike Jerry Rourke, sophomore The Mankato "B team 1Mankato had trouble mot- The Rocket Grout ran 33 yards with a linemen, are getting more was defeated by Lincoln ing. . , the ball consistently on which went west recovered fumble to place aggressive in each contest. 19-6 on the local gndn'onl o|fense. a. m. Tuesday the Cougars on the score- Mankato started grade foot- Monday evening. Lincoln, The football program at ball a few years ago. The had a total of 190 yards]Mankato is lookiug brighter was detoured damage. It was Hugh Deakin of Council Bluffs, Iowa, roadmaster for the board. Eddie Wilson made tgh Nebraska to Rock Island, is shown (left) visiting with Bud Hills, the the extra point on a line underclassmen on this year's gained on offense. Mankato's all the time. A large number the Union Pacific owner of the Hills Construction Co. LeRoy Eaton is shown plunge, squad had the benefit of total yardage was 134 yards, of boys are gaining exper- ! Rock Island had on the cab of the Hills Construction Co. caterpillar. After the start of the se- this early training. This[54 rushing and 80 passing, ience on the grade, "B", andI He served on cond half, the Cougars play- grade school football pro-IPasses from Fred Rose to varsity teams. It is particu [ her's committee ance crews from ed an improved brand of gram is going to pay off in|Mike Dodd were good for larly encouraging to see the lment problems between Council and Phillipsburg, on the supervision of Pete Bar-I Sand Co. crews did an ex- ball. They were able to con-future high school teams, f70 yards and a Fred Rose tO fine potential shown by the[ 1954 and Gore: clay, manager, had a dozer icellent job of clearing the t ain the Lincoln running There is no su'bstitute for ex-/Marvin Loomis pass gained grade school youngsters and[ mlttee on eco mt erie Working. Too, th y relief derrickfrom helping build .up lhe ,g 'ade area and getting the temper- attack better and were able perience. 10 yards.The Mankato the underclassmenin high[ment in 1961:1 Lincoln made 15 first ,;core was made on a Rose to school. " has b en serving ana anomer pmce {)1 .lV\ to generate more offensive i)odd pass, which was good on the mb . . -, . ., larv track ready for the trams downs to nine for Mankato. zen's advisory s c ..... :,..eqmpment was oemg u,;c(l " " ..... WEATHER -~uit~LtUt.;tlUllM.U., t ..... I..~rl +h. ,~,~w M,v~>m .... I I~) ru,~ on scheoule, starting Mike Rourke, fine Man-Lincoln had a net of 268 for 60 yards, the Legislative nt i De '" .............. ....... ' ' ' u t_y H hway, -from the damaged frci},ht Tuesday mgh!. "l{ro, ,repmr t.to quarterback, injured yards gained. They made 271 According to Coach Larry school finance of car.. anu lne Alsop s ~ " Iwork on the emvator me his ankle in the St. John s yards rushing and lost three lDreiling, the following boys Clyde Reed, official wea- two years, and 0nl Bellewlle had .... [Frisbie Construction Co. and game, the week before. He yards on passing. Mankatolplayed good ball: ther observer, reports a high mittee investig tin8 e ul Ed WalKel (ounly cag~ q "pmen.t on the job. : -;-. i . "1 Ben Freed and Bob Maherwasnt able to carry tim gained 185 yards, 131 rush-[ Defense: Marvin Loomis, temperature of 88 on Sun-!ment ratio reports: i Were neer was (m Ihc sctw (ff ~ . building up the , " : ,' .": e their helners will pro- ball with his usual speed ing and 54 yards passing. ]Mike Conner', Mike Dodd, day, Oct. 9, and a low of 41 land 1965. /or ~ - the accioent early Tuesday ' ' '- ., clearithe temporary morniw The c,)unty hadlteed rap dly: ,The :repa, r and drive and had a hard Allen Powell, 220 lb. lRodney Rafferty, Dick Mun- Monday, Oct. 10. Rupp is activeiat g t.h ....... u :' .,, - tworK was nanmeu emt. em-time maneuvering when tackle, was injured and un-lsey and Tony Patrick. thodist Church atl lh L 7-F c'Herpmars ano a .. !g remove merchan- two . ~ ~ .... ; , , /ly and wzthout confusmn. Apassing. In spite of this able to play. Steve Rose, re-I Offense: Chuck Zadina, Pastor and Mrs. Barry O1- hattan Chamber C[ rein d dta ,line on tile leD tne lOl ~ amaged cars. Bud . " g . .: . /largc number of spectators handicap he completed some serve lineman, broke hislMike Dodd, Jerry Rourke sson, Steven and Mark of mercy.' :::' Ira l )win county emp oye(s , Hills had four piec- ( " g " .. ,' ..':'|were at the scene all da} nice passes to Russell Lange collarbone in ra,ctice lastland Fred Rose. Beloit were Thursday even- Mr. and Mrs. equi ment on the lob were doing me worK: Stats/ T ,,.,on ,, o, P P - - ' "'o'' ,-." ...... as ........ s ........- and Melvin Kilts. week. [ Rocky Rothchild blocked ing supper gues.ts of Ralph in Manhattan and Were two D-W 15 Vestal, Virgil..M nler, uU.[ sults of the wreck. Lange, who played end Mankato goes to Clydela Lincoln punt. one D-8 dozer; and any Spatz, mn Lo>an anal Russells. Mrs. Olsson visit- ents of two child and quarterback, played a Friday night Thispromises[ The Mankato boys played ed with her grandmother, Jo and Janet Sue. The were be Doyle Shoemakm y - "" I Mr. and Mrs. Elven Leece fine game. Thin sophomore to be a real good game. The]good ball against a heavier Mrs. Hagbard Brass, who by LyRe Eat Althou h was a d sas of o y - g " -' " "" .... I L vewell were visiting has the potential to develop teams both defaaCed Leba- / and more experienced squad, has been the Russell's house Mr. and Mrs, trous wreck, the Rock IslandI with friends and transac_t..ot into a great high school foot- | For. the most part, the de- ' sL. Mrs. Brass returned .t of ] the county worgmen u , . Ib s'ness in ManRiRo Friday. r, If he coritinues [fense played well arid Con-her home in Lindsborg rday ;Bud Hills and Alsopl : work hara in |raineu the Saturda' Steve :':'' '~ :' : ,~ ....... '.~, i :,/m