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Belleville Telescope (Newspaper) - March 8, 1951, Belleville, Kansas YEAR - No. 29 OF Total in 1951 Rain This Week Pushes Precipitation Well Ahead Of Same Period Last Year Block Unearthed at Cuba Recalling Names and Pastimes of Early Days Many centuries Arab British became interested and the tains found that they had a A Consolidation of County Newspapers MARCH 8, 1951 Will Carry Tanks Express CENTS deal of time on their hands and history records the invention of games which required playing Traders brought these games into the courts of Now Is Adequate Warmer Temperatures Result in Greening of Wheat Over Most of Kansas Nearly an inch of which fell here the first two days of March brings the moisture total to date for 1951 to 4.15 That figure compares with 1.36 inches during February and the first week of March in 1950. Moisture records indicate that four-month fall from September through in 1950 recorded 6.12 inches of precipitation in The corresponding four final months of 1949 recorded 6.16 Above normal temperatures during last week and part of and recent precipitation have resulted in a rapid greening of wheat and spring growth is reported to have started over much of the Surface soil moisture is now regarded as generally adequate in all parts of Kansas except in extreme northwestern Following are the daily weather figures recorded in Belleville during the past High Low of day 46 22 bloody games of later assumed political proportions as well as social whatever England her colonies followed so card decks were packed among family sions destined for the new territorial acquisitions across the card games became part of American mores and Further proof of this point may be discovered in the history of Republic In 1873, the town of Cuba was a major portion of the residents being of Bohemian Research shows that they were good who worked hard and had faith in in their and in Pastimes included square native and card I Research reveals that cards slowly A monument to that effect was infiltrated into the Every recently found on the farm of European no matter how Lawrence It is a marble was not without its social I 14 inches long and six card Gypsies carried their inches The inscribed square fortune telling decks into the realm is now in the possession of Fred of Charles I of The ' from Page ISSUE BUILDING PERMITS Three building permits and two sign permits were granted Monday March 5, the board of city commissioners at their Buffs in Today Lose Final Game Friday at Marysville to Place Sixth in N. C. K. L. Belleville high school Buffaloes Class B Tourneu Results Listed Cuba and Agenda Place Fourth In Three Competitions Class B basketball tournaments Date March 1 March 2 March 3 March 4 March 5 March 6 March 7 57 50 74 65 43 36 19 23 34 24 18 Cloudy Clear Clear Clear Clear Clear AWARD TO TELESCOPE A 60 Distinguished Service Award was presented Friday to Belleville The which carries the Great Seal of the State of reads as State of Kansas through The Kansas Industrial Development Commission to give special recognition to manufacturers by continued operation for a half century or have contributed materially to the and general economic Welfare of hereby Telescope this citation for The award is signed by Governor Edward P. Arn and by H. E. Zoller of and Maurice E. Eager of 50 at Third UNESCO World Affairs Meet Approximately 50 people attended the second World Affairs in Republic held Friday according to Mrs. H. J. chairman of the local UNESCO This institute was under the joint auspices of the Institute of Citizenship and the county UNESCO During the session in the Belleville high music members and discussion leaders reviewed methods used by groups in other states and Major topic for second World Affairs meeting was the question There an Answer to World A brief historical background of Communism was given by members of the Institute of Citizenship along with the discussion of its theory and Members attending the afternoon meeting then analyzed the ways and means of fighting Communism in the United States and in The evening's panel discussion pointed out that European people must be taught to help themselves through diversified means of Support will be guaranteed by the United States but it is ijot to be accepted as a gratis retribution by the receiving countries must be General answer to the leading that of combating world was can think better on a full so give him the tools and teach him self-sufficiency through democratic The other element stressed was that of an informed Members of the institute emphasized that an informed public can keep the The third World Affairs Institute will be held March 30, in the Belleville high school music according to Mrs. FILM AND STAGE SHOW films featuring a toar of Europe and the importance of Soil to the general welfare of the nation will be sponsored by the Gould Farm Supply next Tuesday March 18, at the high school Other feature attractions on the which begins at 7:30, wi 1 be radio ballad Free will be served after the stage TO PRESENT FILM TONIGHT of is the title of to be shown in at the Motor company motion picture is to be 7:30 in 4n Ford program Aia Salute were defeated by Marysville last 1 involving Republic county schools Friday evening at in i Haddam and Linn their final scheduled game of the 1950-51 were concluded last Courtland placed fourth in the The Buffaloes trailed I Mankato tourney which was won ville by one point at the i Cuba ranked fourth score being 23 to 22. David ' and Haddam second at the Haddam Buff estimated that the | tournament where first place went Buffaloes were hitting around 35 to In the Linn per cent during the first half of I won by Agenda placed the Marysville forged ahead i in the second half for a final tally of 48 to 36. Throughout the N. C. K. league Belleville high Scandia and Republic teams were defeated in the first round of the Mankato Class B forwaid Dennis Lowry was high public lost to 50 to 56; point Minneapolis in League Final in the North Central Kansas league put Minneapolis in first Concordia and Beloit being tied for second Scandia was downed by 32 to 68. Mankato tourney finals ranked and Hanover defeated 71 to 42 in finals of the tournament Belleville finished sixth in N. C. won K. two wins 49 to 48, to place I for teams in the Beloit regional | Denzel to erect a garage at 2721 N A. A. to erect a temporary building at 2730 N Clyde to build on a frame building at 1108 twenty-seventh Melton Motor to erect a neon metal sign at 1514 M Clyde H. to erect a rectangular wooden sign at 1915 N SAND ON SOUTH K A gravel surface on O street in the new Town and Country addition was completed by the city street department last City Manager W. I. Lane reported Workmen now are applying sand on south K street from the end of the oil mat south to K junction with he said SCOUT TOTAL With a number of solicitation cards still not turned total collections to date for the 1951 Friends of Scouting drive are Royal chairman of the Coronado Council campaign here announced The chairman urged those still having cards out to turn them in at the luncheon meeting of Belleville Lions club tomorrow so that a final report can be made to the Salina Let Contracts for Two Jobs ASKS ALLEY CLEAN-UP Belleville's city street department is preparing to grade all alleys in the City Manager W. I. Lane said All he by clearing away accumulated trash and debris in A number of vacant lots in the city also are in need of a spring the city manager suggested in connection with plans to improve the appearance of the 239 AT TUESDAY BANQUET Two hundred and thirty-nine persons attended the annual Board banquet sponsored by the Republic County association Tuesday March 6, Mrs. Thressa county superintendent of reported yesterday This is an artist's conception of the powered YC 124B heavy transport the Douglas Aircraft Company has contracted to build for the Air Capable of carrying a light army the 22,000-horsepower sky giant is scheduled to roll off assembly lines at Long in the spring of 1952. In the view of the note the bunks built to accommodate crew Resurfacing At East County Surface to Scandia Included Bids for 13 miles of long term improvements on highway in Republic county were among those approved March 2, by i the State Highway One of these projects calls for 5.8 miles of single asphaltic surfacing and roadside seeding west from the county Plan Irrigation Clinic at Four To Report Superior Next Thursday For Induction Quota A short course on irrigation is Four youths Republic be presented at the Lower Re- ty are scheduled for army Valley Irrigation Clinic tion next March 12, March 15, at cording to information obtained city from Mrs. Glenn clerk of The arranged by the Republic county Selective Service bers of Commerce of Superior and will feature speakers who i Members of Monday's induction are national figures in their group are Ernie Lee Frint of give the best information j ville and Armand Kay able on farming with | Donald Lee Kolman and Robert Farmers from Republic j Lynn all of Frint particularly those from the volunteered for induction at this sas Bostwick are urged to Mrs. Price pointed out in advantage of the March 15 ir- nouncing the rigation County Agent H. J. ' Ten other youths registered in Adams stated The Republic county have been notified event at Superior will provide in- to report on March 15, formation of value to all persons for Selective Service physical anticipating he pointed j Included are Elwyn Clayton County Farm Bureau Charles William had p to hold an irrigation James Arthur clinic of this kind this Mr. i Clarence Otto Adams said j Donald since speakers at Superior are to j ence Robert leaders on the subjects gene Robert they will we have decided Leland let the March 15 event take | ence 200 Attend 27th Lions Banquet Representatives from Clubs in Seven Towns Here for Night In ITote Proposal for New Type Of Municipal Government 357 to 272 Elect in April Two Councilmen in Each Ward and Mayor Will Replace Three Commissioners Two hundred Lions and their ladies were served last Wednesday night at the twenty-seventh annual Ladies Night banquet of Belleville Lions club in the high school Lions clubs of Glasco and Lincoln were represented among the John P. president of the Belleville presided as master of ceremonies Wednesday Keys for obtaining new club memberships were presented to H. S. Anderson and Roy C. Rist of the Belleville club by C. W. of Lions district who also spoke Judge W. D. Vance of Belleville and the place of a separate meeting in this Morning program at next tournament this placed sixth in but lost very close improved Playing at Agenda defeated Barnes Wednesday 50 to 48 in an overtime following night Greenleaf downed 67 to 39. In the game to determine third and ton won from 59 to 53. i The championship play-off saw Play Osborne Thursday Belleville Buffaloes arc to play Osborne in the Beloit regional tournament this afternoon at 3:20 p.m. Class | 7 points in an overtime pairings include eight 1 for a final tally of Clyde with finals Saturday night at 8:15. i Greenleaf 60^ Final Summary of the i - - Marysville game Friday The squad was by the Marysville team by a score of 28 to 43. During March 5, game at the Buffaloe squad lost by a five second margin and a lucky shot by the opposing Score was 32-31 in favor of Red Cross Quota for County With a quota of to be met in Republic county for the 1951 American Red Cross fund final organization for the annual canvass is expected to be completed this week Cecil chairman of the Republic County Red Cross said Miss Tracy field representative for American Red is meeting here this with groups to organize the fund drive in both rural town Present indications are that the canvass will be in full swing by March 15, allowing two weeks for completion by the March 31 deadline observed throughout the PLAN NO MORE HUNTS All wolf hunts for the rest of the 1951 season are now officially according to Virgil chairman of the American Legion and wolf hunt Sunday's March 4,, was to muddy IN POLICE COURT Only one traffic violation was heard in Belleville city police court this week by Police Judge On March 2, Frederic Enrollment For Voluntary Plans Opening date of the county-wide Blue Shield enrollment in Republic county will be March 30, according to an announcement made this week by H. J. county Republic County Farm Bureau is sponsoring agency in this Communities indicating an in- I townships of and Meetings of leaders and volunteers for these communities will be held to organize the Belleville and Washington volunteers will meet at the Chamber of Commerce room in Belleville on Tuesday March 20, at 8 Fairview and Munden workers will meet at Munden school March 19, at 2 and Wayne and Grant volunteers will meet at Wayne school at 8 o'clock Monday evening for instruction and distribution of enrollment Seven per cent of Republic County's total population is now enrolled in the Blue Cross or Blue Shield hospitalization according to Mr. Blue Cross members in Republic county number 727, while there are 574 Blue Shield Blue the prepayment plan for hospital today has 440,000 members in and has reached its present standing in only eight Blue the companion plan Blue is now in its fourth year with more than 240,000 Belleville hospital is a member hospital and there are four participating physicians in the Adams Thi ten day solicitation on March 30 is the first membership campaign this area since of last At one Mr. it was impossible for individuals to join this insurance plan unless by a concern with five or more Under the present everyone is eligible to enroll except of age and - on Under by Dr. H. E. chairman of the department of agronomy at James Robert and Paul Phillip MRS. DUANE CRABB DIES Mrs. Duane 34, of Topeka died Tuesday morning at St. Francis hospital The former William i Brummett of Concordia were ' introduced as past district governors of Lions Charter members of the Belleville club present were Dr. V. E. L. Nelson and Judge Principal address Wednesday night was given by Garland T. Scott of Theme of Mr. Scott's address was personality in He is general agent for Bankers Life Insurance company of Nebraska in southeastern Kansas and northern He was introduced J. evening been taken to the hospital O. R. H. Super- S. E. Arbuthnot and Roy C. for a base and asphaltic surface treatment on the - San Ore Construction company i of was low with a total ' for the two- jobs Roadside seeding on the first ject will be accomplished by Deer 1^ j Go About Getting Landscape of Neodesha j will be the topic of an Besides her she is and Arden Krohn and Jimmy on a quotation of address at 1:15 by Ivan D. vived by two Claudia high school To Surface Detour Soil Conservation Service and Marilyn and a appeared in the John H Alsop of Wakefield was engineer from all of the her Invocation was given the Rev. low with a bid of 380 for the James Mrs. Ella Campbell of | S. E. The Rev. Myrle A. light type surfacing on the detour tendent of the agriculture four Mrs. Freda extended the welcome on The detour will start at Cuba I station at North Abrahams of Overland Mrs. behalf of the with Mrs. E. ing eight miles north and east from speak on Crops Should Hazel Jones of U Mrs. | V. Kalin responding for the there 1 the same date was for 11 5 the subject of and Mrs. Helen Nelson of Fritz Mrs. George of resurfacing on Experience Under will and a Champ Campbell C. Dooley provided music on the detour in Washington county be- conclude the beginning at of She was a Organo during the ginning on county secondary road 2:30 in the Panel leader of Dr. and Mrs. C. A. of two miles north of will be John C. extension tO Attend John Alsop was low bidder at for University May 4, 1916, at 820. form of city government was adopted for Belleville at the special city election held here The proposal submitted as the result of petitions to the city carried by an unofficial margin of 85 A total of 629 votes were 357 in fayor of discarding the com form of municipal government and adopting the and 272 against the The voting by tallied was as first 8o second ward 161 third 28 no. Total number of ballots cast in each first 250; second ward 277; third ward 100. Election Is Next Step Next step in setting up the form of government will be the election of six councilmen and a mayor at the regular city election in Under the councilmen and mayor normally are elected for two-year At the initial election here next three one from each of the three will be elected for two-year and three will be elected for one-year A mayor from the city at large will be elected for a two-year CALLING ON NEWCOMERS Welcome Wagon Service in Belleville is now under Mrs. Golda local reported this At the present courtesy calls on behalf of cooperating Belleville merchants are comers Mrs. Lindquist Her calls are designed to GREEK CHILD Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Jorgensen ka at assisted by three Mrs. Crabb was a member of the Republican Valley Eastern Stir at Belleville and the ' A will be Methodist Mr. Crabb A for daily vacation Bible courtesy of Superior and Omaha operates the Crabb DentAl schools was conducted the of Belleville have financially ChaS of The clinic atori in Topeka where they Christian church m Belleville a is being sponsored by those two three years ago Sf 1tflWX"'pl5e''?epre\e^^^^^^^ according to an announcement Chambers in cooperation with the FUnerAl services will be held sWe this week by Mrs. Edna In- University of Kansas tomorrow afternoon the chairman of State Nebraska and the Wayne Methodist | Topeka and Wichita directed the Plan for War - I IS TRUSTEE I Bible school workers from churched The adoption of Helen Mrs. Jorgensen is for a period of one year and the adoption may be renewed at ex- i tion CAR AND CALF COLLIDE Luman editor of The in Cloud I has become a member and Republic of the board of trustees of The Rev. James minister On March 4, Allen White Foundation of of the Methodist reported rth University of that 70 persons were enrolled in In return for a mately two and nf the conducted from 9:30 personal history and a west of the 1937 Chevrolet til 4 o'clock ture of the child was sent to the driven by Harold established foster Correspondence is carried on with the child's family through the Foster Mrs. Jorgensen Since its inception 14 years this plan has cared for more than 60,000 MRS. AT 82 Mrs. Maggie Dorman died 2 at her home in Belleville at the age of 82. She had come to Republic county with her family when only a year settling near Following her husband's death in 1937, she made her home in Survivors include three daughters and a Mrs. Iva Harding of Mrs. Grace Kolman of Mrs. 3LUE ROCK SHOOT SUNDAY McCracken of i subscription from citizens of the commun It is reported struck a calf as it crossed established m The to the designed to widen the scope MEET HERE office of Sheriff H Peter the journalism school by Seven towns in north central ka S developing Kansas are to be represented at a realistic teaching material in the meeting of the North Central h nnf histories of actual Kansas Trapshooting league in L problems in the operation of Belleville on March 18. Unaware radio Damages to the Chevrolet were I other | C. Of C. MeetS i Monday Night PROMOTE COMMUNITY HALL The A for a new community begun at and funds being secured by and Ralph Dorman of Funeral services were held March 4, at Wesleyan Methodist The Rev. Willard assisted by the Rev. Wade Interment was in Hawks Seven New Houses Nearing Completion Seven new houses being completed in Belleville by Douglas G. that more than has already been The movement has been in progress for about two The type of material to be used and size of i the structure have not yet been ' X-Ray Unit Back For Final Checks Tuberculosis mobile unit 1951 CITIZEN'S CAUCUS The Citizen's Caucus of the return to Salina now Inarch 9, for a final check in the open for to chest x-ray Mrs. E. A. announcement being mide in this Belleville survey week's Two Belleville announced this ' ' Persons whose were un- satisfactory mechanically or those who require will again be x-rayed at Those not have an tnade visit of. now only with A ay on * real estate LoOise H. and Fred Colwell are showing the now nearing to prospective Jack superintendent of on the t also ia conducting inspection ot have 6. of tractor on 1b ft - in which the ing next Monday March 12, ster boasts that he is in the Chamber of Commerce of the The ment is substantiated by a clipping An up-to-date report of the 1951 from a Fort Worth paper ' membership drive will be made in the Midget Gloves Fight connection with sponsored by the American the secretary said Legion of that Ray fought in the main event of the He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Clark of Fort Mrs. Clark voters of the City of is the former Miss Martha and School District No. well of I will be held at the High School Friday March YOUTH IS 16th at eight o'clock for the Kenneth Gerald 23-year- pose of nominating a Citizen's old son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester ticket as Florea of died March | Three Councilmen from each of 1 at the family Death the three One Year attributed to suicide by Dr. H. D. Councilmen from each of county I the three Two Year Services conducted by | One Mayor from City at Robert Thomas at the Florea home Two Year on March 3 and was in j Two Justices of Two Year Two Two Year Three Board of Four Year One Board of Two Year from each of Year 1 ' William E. W. M. Ward Belleville TWISTER STRIKES SHED Tne A twister a machine shed on the bf Mr. and Francis on highway two ftast W the 6arly Friday 20x40 from its promote good will and to acquaint facilities for Describes Success Of Cuba's Season Cuba high school has completed one of its most successful basketball seasons in recent Coach Kenneth P. Morris reported this games and lost 8 the second team winning games and losing 6 Cuba first team scored a total of 1,274 points in 24 games for a 53-point-per-gamo Its opponents scored 1,-040 points in 24 games for a 43-point High point man for Cuba this year was the team Don who scored 500 points for the season with 69 per cent of his free throws This is an average of 21 points per Coach Morris points Lang has been outstanding in basketball at Cuba high school for four the coach a total of 1,474 points or an average of 16.2 points per game in 91 basketball He has made good 280 free throws out of 486 for a 91-game average of 58 per Other outstanding scorers on the Cuba team have been Ray Reynolds with 235 points and Don Baxa with 220 Cuba will lose three of its 20-man squad by including Don George Bednar and EGG AND CHICKEN PRICES Prices received by Kansas farmers for eggs increased 5.7 cents from mid-January to average 37 cents on February 15, according f to the U. S. Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Kansas State Board of This month's increase followed a sharp decline the preceding month and prices to a level nearly 10 cents above a year Kansas farmers received average of 23.5 cents per pound for thickens in the agencies up 3 cents from January 15 and more than 8 cents above the 1960 TO READ LEGION HISTORY History of E. Gordon Post No. 133, of the American will be read by Mrs. K. during the Legion's birthday on the evening March 15, according to Virgil Members of the auxiliary and the Legion will the thirty-third birthday of the American Legion post here with a pot luck supper and special Greeting cards for St. Patrick's Day now on display at The Telescope of
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