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!!:i A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY MONITOR, AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. 12 Pages - 2 Sections MANKATO, KANSAS, THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 1966 :~COrding to Slick Deines steel. On top Lf the cement, ,,.~an for Abbott Construe:[insulation is p iced and tilis '~Co, good progress is be- is topped with a tar and gra $~.l~ade at the Mankato vel roofing material. The ~itlg Plant If the good roofing is wh~lt is heing in l~er continues he expects] stalled at pre:ent in the low .:~llStructure to 'be enelosedlrool' area. This covers the of Jl~bUta week If ice freezers, and eook, rs lt). resent, workmen are la,'A. fj/~lling the roof on the low I The high roof covers the ~area, The Serrault Roof-Ikilling area & the tnezzanine. ~CO. of Salina is the sub. [The workmen are getting Z?Ctor on the roof The/ready to pour the concrete building is covered ]in that area. ~ Cement, reinforced with] Part of the cement floor in the basement has been pour- ed. Ilills Construction Co. has started work on the lagoon system, which will be used for (lisposal of the wastes from the phmt. This plant is being co~l- strutted sound from a struc- tural standpoint and is modern in every detail. The superintendent for Abbott I Construction Co., Chef Kline, I is ill at his home in Salina &] hasn't been working this [ week. [ ( ood Progress Is Being Made on The Mankato Packing Plant. The tbOve picture shows the north side (rear) of the Packing Plant. IERS AT CASH IN MANKATO DEC. 20th Winners at the Cash in Mankato Tuesday, 20th were: Fred Paxson, ,, :~i~0: Mrs" Llyd M' Falk' L~.$10.00: Mrs. Ray Burn- '~-Q' Jewell. ~. , ~ Stores were packed at: ~9, m. when the winners announced and traffic IL~,/ good all day in Man- Tbusiness houses. ,o r )utln " i s Wallpaper and Gifts, i'~tly made a contribution ~llc~ Children's Rehabilita- IIm:,J nit at tbe University of ~'~aS Medical Center. By Clyde C. Reed In nuary are mostly for those we know. health" can save lives. By our beautifully wrapped Donors are needed in large._ packages, we instill joy in the nm~fl)ers to supply the amount season, on birthdays, anniver- of blood needed for accident saries and special occasions, victims aud numerous illness- But what about the someones es. To this we've added the we do not know? What about casualties of Viet Nam. a gift that not only preserves: Plan now to give when tbe i a spirit of happiness;but Bloodmobde comes to Man- more important, a life. kate on Jan. 5, 1967 from 9:00 No one knows how many a. rn. to 1:45 p. m. Appoint- have life in 1966 because pep- ments can be made by calling pie were generous in 1965. i I"R 83757. l:~iease make an It is easy to criticize the]appointment soon and the man financially wealthy who sooner, the better. fails to give 0f his abundance MANKATO 7TH AND 8TH GRADE TEAMS DEFEATED AT DOWNS The Mankato 7th and 8th Grade Teams lost to Downs on their court Thursday, Dec. 15. The score of the 7th Grade game was 26-19 and the 8th grade contest ended 37 to 24. Gerald Cox is the junior coach. The box scores: Mankafo 7th, 19; Downs, 26. fg ft f tp M. Peteete 2 22 6 R. Willard 2 03 4 R. ~imon 1 02 2 M. Cortner 0 13 1 C. Hiltgen 0 12 1 A. Meyer 2 11 5 Totals 7 51319 Mankato 8th, 24; Downs,37. fg ft f tp W. Coffman 0 05 0 J. Dewey 0 01 0 B. Hansen 2 04 4 M. Simon 3 03 6 R. Hancock 6 23 14 Totals 11 22024 Merle File stopped at the "Record office Friday morning and subscribed to the paper for the coming year for his father, J. H. File He is send- ing the paper to him as a Christmas gift. The Files Give in the northeast part of Jewell County. L. M. Jeffery of the North- branch neighborhood, whose mailing address is Guide Rock,: stopped at the Record office Friday morning and renewed his paper for the coming year. Monday be a day off. i The courthouse, banks, post- ~oft'ice and all other govern- ment offices will be closed. Lawrence -- The names of 596 persons who have com- pleted requirements for de- grees from the University of Kansas since the June 1966 Commencement have been an- nounced by James K. Hitt, registrar and director of ad. missions. K. U. holds but one Com- mencement a year and their names will be recorded in the June 1967 program. However, they already have their diplo- mas, and many of them "marched down the Hill" in the June 1966 exercises. '['he Graduate School award. ed more than half the degrees, 327, including 46 doctors of philosophy, 9 doctors of edu- cation, and 3 specialist in ed- ucation. The remainder were master's degrees. The School of Education conferred 87 I)achelor's degrees and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 79. A graduate of Cbemieal En- gineering is Philip Walfrid Westiu of Mankato. Mr. and Mrs. Carl DeHaven and Paul Hackathorne of To- native grass seed is drilled in the county. on a larger scale will ~lStart until Jan. 1. Grass Will then be available. ers who expect to get a Seed from the Soil Con- ~i}~ation District will be no- li~7'.~1 as to when seed will be ~.lable. ~,faay be done from" Dec. 1 ~l)ril 30. lanted D~terways should be p ~,~Onth Brome grass and ~rn wheat planted now will r~;" early in the spring. ~Orne grass, for best re- p'S, should be fertilized in ~3"~iY. The dry subsoil does- I~_ k encouraging for brome |~'*.~ Production next spring, 0i] bank grass will produce ly next spring because subsoil moisture. Grass |~ Is in the soil bank and is |,.~:g to be grazed next year [Q ~!cl be mowed this winter. [~,~e grass isn't mowed, the [~,~e won't graze it even next [~ They get an area down [~J e ground and then wont |t~ the area that is full of [,~a~s. In general, soil bank ~aS.Will carry a large nurn- ~i~dot cattle the first year. If k,,esn't rain by spring we SUre need the grass. that is to be planted .................. poke will arrive Christmas needs to be plowed Mr. and Mrs. Bob McCune eve at the home of her parents, It ought to be done and daughters, Leslie and Re-. Mr. and Mrs. Ed L0omis. Mr. It will rain one of bin and her sister, Dixie and Mrs. DeHaven will go and we need to be Reece, and a friend, Pruden- from here for a visit with his it, rio Caldron. arrived this week family at Sedgwick, Kin.% YOU to spepd Christmas at the ly- and Paul will stay with his COUNTS ;and the, hell- Left to right: Leland Bartley, Esbon and John Perdue, Mankato at the Deer Checking Station at Frontier Station in Mankato. Leland shot a 4-point white tail, which weigh- ed l l0 lbs. field dressed. John killed a 4-point mule deer, which weighed 100 lbs. field dressed. Many persons are sending the Jewell County Record to friends and relatives for a Christmas Gift. A partial list of the gift subscriptions were printed in the Record last week. The rest of the gifts are printed below (this list is l up to Wednesday morning): Milford Johnson, Manza- nola, Colorado and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Johnson, Salina, Kansas by Bessie Johnson; Margaret MeFarland, Ionia by Bert Alcorn; Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Rightmeier, Riley by the Mullins; Mrs. Doyle Re- mus, Glen Elder by Leone Aleorn; Charles Holdren, Jew- ell from Florence Holdren; Henry Heller, Lebanon from Milton Underwood; J. H. File, Courtland by Mr. and Mrs. Merle File. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Par- sons, Bliss, Idaho by Corn Launchbaugh; Warren Han- cock, Denver, Colo. by Joy Long; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Elniff, Randall from the Srand kids, Steve, Pam, and ~harla; Dale Thronson, Eagle Creek. Oregon from Mr. and Mrs. JOhn Thronson; L. E.i Hancdcl~, Esbon from Mr, &~ Mrs. R. R. Black, Miss Lucflle Vance, l~orest Park, Illinois from Mr. and Mrs. Greg Thummel; Kathryn Claycamp, Arlington, Va. by | MANKATO WEATHER According to Clyde Reed, the official weather observer, the high for the past week was 64 degrees Saturday, Dec. 17. The low for the week was 23 degrees Friday, Dec. 16 and Saturday, Dec. 17. The week before the high was 56 degrees on Tuesday, Dec, 13 and the low was 2 degrees on Saturday, Dec. 10, On Wednesday, Dec. 7, we received .05 of an inch of moisture. CARD OF THANKS The Olive Hill Missionary Society wishes to thank all who contributed records and money toward the record play- er which was purchased as a Christmas present for the County Farm. May each of /ou be richly blessed. P. C. Mendenhall of Esbon xas accompanied by his ne- phew. Howard Fisher, of Cal- ifornia when he visited in Mankato Friday. They stopped, . i at the Record office lor a ws- it. Howard, who formerly liv- ed at Esbon, recently retired from the real estate business. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Junker and Vickey plan to spend Christmas at the home of her 3arents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy McCoy, in Tulsa, Okla. Mrs. Roy Reager left Mon- day for Denver where she took a plane for California to spend Christmas with her daughter, Margaret. Mrs. Fay Myers of Silver- ton, Ore. called at the Record office Tuesday to renew ber subscription for another year. Mrs. Myers and her husband 2ame to spend Christmas with her father, Robert Korb, Sr., at Burr Oak. ~rs. L. H. Stafford reports tha~ her brother, Art Betts, i had a gall bladder operation Me. last week, Mankato defeated Clyde 71 to 59 on the local court Friday night. Coach Miskimon's ca gers played excellent ball in downing the previously unde- feated Clyde team. The Clyde club is leading the Solomon Valley league with previous Mr. & Mrs. Emil Claycamp; Miss Eunice Russell, Superior from ttelen Parkhurst; ttow- ard (;ehrett. Greenville, Miss., M. T. McCammon, North Kansas City, and Leonard Stephens, Goodhmd from Clarence Black; Vita Riggs, ttaysvillc, Kansas from Bob and Clarence Black; Mrs. Clinton Rector, Colorado Springs from Mr. and Mrs. Wint Smith W.L. Kier, Cochranville, Pa., Mrs. Charles Kier, Wash- ington, Kansas, Dr. Robert Schuster, Minden, Nebr.; and ,lira Powell, Ilays, Kansas by Mrs. Perry Kier; Mrs. Eva Wilson, Jewell by Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Terrill; Mrs. A. S. Wierman. Ft. Collins, Colo. Santa Claus and his large Sleigh will be in Mankato on Thursday, December 22 from 4:00 p. m. until 6:30 p. m. and from 7:00 to 8:30 p. m. tie will take all the kids for The opening, the flag salute, [ was by Den 2 -John Huntsing-I' er, Roy Wakefield, Duane i Beougher, Dennis Kennedy and l Richard Bartholomew. Thei program was skits by Den 1 and Den 2. Den 1 presented a doctor skit, sewing up Santa's toy bag. Cubs in the skit were Roger Rightmeier, Stephen EI- kins, Jerry Harder. and Mar- tin Neeper. Den 2 presented an outer spaceman skit, *'Happen- by Laura Switzer. ing on Mars", with Santa [ . . Jessm tiaras, Colorado: Claus. Cubs in the skit were Springs from Martha Harris; Duane Beougber, John Hunt- C. R. Briggs, Williams, Colo. !singer, Dennis Kennedy, Roy by W. E. Tobias; Ralph Min-: Wakefield and Richard Bar- ard, Concordia by Pete tholomew. Jean Hamilton led Julian; Roy Phillips, Esbon the Cubs in a Chl'istmas card by Mrs. Paul t,'rost and Mrs.. game for recreation. During Walter Marihugh; : Myr~.]shoW and tell, the Cubs gave Cordel, Scandiaby George|tbeir parents gifts that they Cordel. ]had made in their den meet- Mr. and Mrs. Ldnnif~ Bas-lings', ~ ':;:!~ art, Superior, Mr. and Mrs. Awardg were presented to Dennis l{asart, Mankato, and ~he following:Cub Scouts: Re- Mr. and Mrs. Adrion Shad get Rightme/er, wolf badge duck, Norton by Roy Basart; $nd gold arrow; Stephen El- Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Fieldkins, wolf badge and gold ar- by Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Field. row; Jerry Harder, wolf badge; West' Alexander, bear badge and gold arrow; Rich- Farm Bureau Women's ard Blair, bear badge and gnld District Meeting arrow; Dennis Kennedy, lion The Annual Meeting of the Farm Bureau Women of the East 6th I)istrict will be Jan. 3, 196~, at Stockton, Kansas. The meeting will begin at 9:30 A. M. and should be over by 3 P.M. Let's have our County have a good representation at this meeting. Any Farm Bureau woman, wbo would like to at- tend, may notify the Farm Bureau office in Mankato by December 30, 1966, in order that transportation arrange- ments may be made. We will expect to leave the Farm Bureau office at 8 a. m. on January 3. already? But what then? I mean it's not everyday you step into the Jewell County Courthouse and find two adults engaged in a furious game of )addle ball. No, only on that annual ocasion, the 4-H Jun- ior t,eadet's Christmas party. That evening, Dec. 8, started off with a few games by the Formo~'~o Willing Workers l'olh)wed by a film, "Ride 'Era Cowboy". Next came the gift exchange in which many use- ful items were given and re- ceived such as pacifers, baby rattles, and make-up kits. What ['olh)~ed were the two most important items on the agenda, refreshments, and all-out horseplay, including a grueling and dangerous (for 10nlookers, that is) game of paddh, ball bet~een Jim Gun- ter and Mary Francis. ..... Dale Switzer, Jr. Reporter. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Tyler, Glenda and Judy attended the golden wedding anniversary open house for Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wassemiller at Oakley, Kans. Sunday Mr. Wassemill- er is Mrs, Tyler'S brother~, badge; John Huntsinger, lion badge; Keith Hamilton, silver arrow; Martin Neeper, silver arrow; Marty Rafferty, gold and silver arrow; and Mark Blew, silver arrow. A tie clasp and cuff links set was presept- ed to Cubmaster Vernon tiam- ilton by Jack Blair on behalf of the members of the Pack. Den 5 had the closing, a can- tile light service. Each boy re- cited scripture from the Bible as he lighted a candle. Boys in the closing were Darrell Beougher, Jimmy Murray, Scott Neilson, Ricky Hancock, Scott Nelson, and Duane Nel- son. The Cubs then sang "Si- lent Night". Virgil Beougher will be the Cubmaster for Pack 36 this year. There are 19 boys re- gistering on the new charter. Wayne Blaylock is the Insti- tutional Representative of the Lions Club in Mankato. Jean Hamilton played Christmas music on the piano before the Pack Meeting. Newell Alexan- der led the group in the sing- ing of Cbristmas songs. The World Friendship Fund offer- ;ing was taken and $2.26 was collected. The Pinewood Der- by races will be at the Janu- ary Pack Meeting on Jan. 19. Each boy should take 50 to his Den Mother for the pur- chase of a Derby kit. Den 4: won the attendance lantern for having the bighest percent of members of their Den pre- sent. R I C H A R D--Jo$-E P H--K R A U S Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kraus, Jr. of Hays, Kansas are the proud parents of a son, Ric- hard Joseph, u'ho was born December 16. The grandpar- ents are Mr. and Mrs. John Smies of Courthmd and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Kraus of Pretty Prairie. The great grandparents are Mrs. E. H. Smies of Courtland, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kraus of Pretty Prairie and Mr. and Mrs. Cole of ArlingtonA IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, WE'RE FOR rr ::: 'O I victories over St. Johns, Glasco, and Downs. In the I"B" team game, Clyde nipped Mankato 47 to 46. Coach Miskimon has select- ed Melvin Kitts as the defen- sive player of the week. The Mankato Cougars will be idle [n blankets to the County Home Monday in time for Christmas. These gifts were made possi- ble by the generous contribu- tions of the members of the society and friends in the county. The committee in charge of purchasing the gifts and delivering them were Mrs. Vera Dye, president of the Olive Hill Missionary Society, Mrs. Mabel Davis, treasurer, Mrs. Orpha Fogo, secretary, and Mrs. Wilma Andrews. Sunshine Circle Club 7" The Sunshine: Circle, Club met with Mariann Neeper on l)eccmbcr 14. The meeting was c~tlled to order by our president, Bernice Carter.,, 14 meml?ers~ answered roll call with i.~ome outstanding thing that 'you re, member about Christ;mas. After the business meeting, Mary Lagergren had some contests which were won hy Sada May and Pat ftunter. Ruby Scarrow guessed the guess box. "After a lovely lunch, we all adjourned until December 19 when we~ are to have a family Christmas din net' at Clara tiancock's home. On January 10 Sadie May will have the next meeting. -- Elsie Zadina, Secretary Mr. and Mrs. Milton Rafter- ty, Dale Jean and Ronald of Springfield, Me. will arrive Friday to spend Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Frink, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Marshall. Mrs. Frink's mother, Mrs. Ed Winkel, of Cawker City, Kans. will spend Christmas with her daughter, Mrs. Ed Frink. until Tuesday, January they go to Glasco. The plan to practice several during the holidays. The box scores: Mankato "B", 4~; Clydew Sam Colson ~ 6 LeRoy Moser 4 ~ i Jerry Rourke 5 0 5 Ed Wilson 5 ~ 1 Chuck Zadina 1 ~ Jack Dean 0 0 1 Totals 17 12 84@ Mankato "A", 71; lyde |l,':!i:. J. C. Clegg 5 3 3 1| Mike Rourke 6 5 Melvin Kitts 4 4 3 1|:,: Ralph Ozmun 2 4 Russell Lange 7 3 4 ~? Sam Colson 1 2 8: ;~ Totals 25 21 EXTENSION SWINE ',~/ DEPTH SCHOOL ..... Sixteen Jewell County producers attended the Swine Depth School held Mankato Nov. 30, Dec. 14. ~ i The school cons|sted Swine Nutrition, Swine Production and Breeding. ,: ,''rd' Those attending the were: Bill Thomas, Warne, Verlan Broyl~, ald Ault, Bill Wilson, Dale! haffy, Ted Thummel. Keefauver, E. I. Jacobs, Fred Bennett, Doyle Totten, Jay Gillett a:a Shipley. MANY THANKS ..... ~, I wish to extend thanks to relatives who remembered mesa rously on my 9ffth bt~ I especially thank fills i ing organizations for membrances: P. l~. O, hood, the Modern i l~ Club, and the,, Junioi, My memory book I S,~"-= ing with precious il@i of good will and bless each one of;.~,.Ydii-'o -- Mrs. Frank t (Mamie) Nor,cz: Tampering ,with drants to obtaln w sonal purposes is is subject to city has furnished ~' dispenser for thia' This privilege has in the past and hopes that there are' abuses of this -- Mayor Gayle Mabel and, Amos Tuesday to drive to nadino, Calif. to mas with their husband, Mr. and Griffith. The Mankato Freshmen basketball team defeated Smith Center 55 to 51 on the local eourt Monday night. This was the fourth consecutive victory of the season for :Coach Don Anderson's unde- feated club. Monday night's contest was a thriller. With the score tied, 51-51 and a minute to go,! Mike Dodd was fouled. He made both free throws. Smith Center came down the court and missed a shot. Eddie Beck got the ball and was fouled as he dribbled into the front court. He converted the two free throws to make the final score 55-51. The Cougars were 13 points down at half time and had to make a real comeback to win. Coach An- derson has seh, cted Eddie Beck as the defensive player of the week. The box score: Mankato, 55; Smifh Ce~nter, 51. D. Wirtz 2 0 5 4 F. Rose 2 0 5 4 G. Diamond 5 2 0 12 M. Dodd 6 6 4 18 E. Beck 5 5 3 15 L. Blew 1 0 0 2 M. l,,)empsey 0 0 1 0 'rptals 21131855 The Mankato ,: team, coached son, defeated on the Delphos court, Dec. 12. On 15, the Freshmen:: to Downs and team 61-50. Coac~ selected Fred fensive player In the Downs ing to Coach Dodd played In scoring 35 55 per cent of attempts and 21 rebounds. The box scores; Mankato, 46; D. Wirtz F. Rose G. Diamond M. Dodd E. Beck L. Blew M. Dempsey Totals ~ Mankato, 61; D. Wirtz ........ ~ F. Rose G. Diamond M. Dodd E. Beck L. Blew M,