Belleville Telescope (Newspaper) - April 5, 1951, Belleville, Kansas 4. Circulation THE BE 16 PAGES In Two Sections MEMBER OP A of Cownty NEA NEWS SERVICE YEAR - No. 33 REPUBLIC 5, 1951 5 CENTS tfl Clubs from Five Counties Here 4-H Spring in Belleville This Week Feature 8 Events Winning Club Groups from Each County Will Vie Here For Entry in State Approximately 400 4-h club contestants from five north central Kansas counties will be in Belleville April 7, for the 1951 district 4-h to be held in Belleville high school and Republic county clubs are and leaders are expected to Swell the attendance at the week ' end Eight events to be featured in Saturday's district 4-h festival are one-act folk and model All sessions are open to the h. J. Republic County 4-h yesterday in announcing details of the One-act plays from the five counties will be judged by Helen M. home demonstration agent for Ellsworth Talks and demonstrations will be judged by Mildred home demonstration agent for Cloud Louis Ottawa county will be judge of folk games and model Musical events will be judged by the Washington high school music Awards to participating clubs will be made in the high school auditorium here afternoon at 3:15. Ribbons for high ranking clubs from the five on Page 8) OFFICE Offices now occupied by Eugene Nelson in the Peoples National bank building are the same in originated his insurance Belleville in 1023. was same year that Belleville Loan was with as He moved later to the Building and building on the west side of the square when it was completed in 192(5. He has continued his insurance business although he retired as secretary in 1941, and reopened his own office in the original fire slight Slight damage to the house roof and damage to several trees resulted a fire Tuesday at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Ed on North K Mrs. was burning according to a report by Ray Henderson of Belleville fire when wind blew fire into a large cedar Sparks from the tree evidently ignited the roof of the Norris Henderson but the fire was extinguished by the fire in Final Meeting County Teachers Will Elect Officers at Last Session of School Year Free Clinic Being Held Here Today Crippled clinic will be held today on the ground floor of Republic county sponsored by the Republic County Medical society and the Kansas Crippled Children for the free diagnostic clinic will begin at 9 No registrations will be made after 12 Miss Cora county welfare director stated that children from Republic and counties will receive free examination and Doctors conducting the clinic will be Dr. P. L. president of the county medical Dr. Paul Carson of and Dr. M. E. of Others assisting will be Miss Mrs. Charles Mrs. Art county health Miss Albina Mrs. Oscar Robert Mrs. Bob Mrs. Robert R. A. secretary of Miss Anita physical Miss Evelyn social Mrs. district Miss Leota and Mrs. Alice Dr. C. V. Haggman of Scandia is chairman for Republic CHAIRMAN HERE Clarence Malone of state chairman of the Christian Rural Overseas Program will be in Belleville today for a meeting at the Farm Bureau office which all persons interested in the food relief program are urged to The meeting is scheduled for Thursday April 5, at 10 INSTALLING TRAFFIC LIGHTS T of Belleville's new control at the two of M street square was begun fixtures are City I. Lane reported Wiring is now approximately a week required to complete the if weather Pinal meeting of Republic County Teachers association for the 1950-51 school year will be held April 9, at 2 o'clock at Belleville high school Mrs. Thressa county has Election of officers for the coming year will be the principal business ofthe and its many phases will be the subject of an address scheduled by Dr. William F. Mrs. Kelly Program will also the Rev. Wade clarinet Kackley Paul Loretta Nina Janice piano Joyce Sothers and Sylvia chorus Odell Business meeting will follow the Two Accidents on Week's Record No Injuries Reported In Mishaps Damage to Cars Is ete Plans For 14 Farms Major Soil Conservation Practices Applied during 3-Month Reported Two automobile accidents occurring in Republic county Saturday caused vehicle damages totaling but no injuries according to the week's traffic mishap in the office of Sheriff Charles An accident involving a 1951 Hudson sedan driven by Leo J. Ryan of Nortonville and a 1941 Dodge pickup truck by William Thomas of Belleville occurred March 31, at 5:30 Thomas was driving on highway about four and a half miles from Belleville city He had started to make a left-hand according to a report of the time Ryan had pulled into the left-hand lane in to pass the Both vehicles were traveling The front bumper of Ryan's automobile struck the Dodge truck before Ryan was able to turn his car off onto the shoulder of the Damage to the Hudson was estimated at to the right front right front fender and chrome finish on the right Herman of was driving south on highway about three and a fourth miles south of Belleville on March 24, when he dozed at the according to the report filed with Sheriff Peterka by The 1949 Dodge sedan crossed to the oast side of the road and crashed into a Front end and frame and left side of the car body were damaged to the extent of Batterman The accident occurred at 8:00 a.m. TWO SETS OF TWIN CALVES The Mahaska Two sets of twin calves were born March 23, at the farm of Paul Compton four miles east and one north of Both sets were mixed one heifer and one One set was born to a registered Hereford and sired by a grandson of Onward The other twins were to a grade The registered Hereford is owned jointly by Paul Compton and his The Hereford calves were found Saturday morning by Dwain Compton who believes they were born six or eight hours after the other GETS AMATEUR LICENSE Keith Edwards of Belleville has received his Class C amateur radio license with call letters assigned as Authorized to broadcast on amateur Edwards explained yesterday that is a of the Radio club of NOTICE Pursuant to Senate No. 4, enacted into law by the 1951 sas State which hei came effective on April 1, 1951, requiring the County Superintendent of Public Instruction to publish notice of the disorganization of all school districts that have been closed for three years immediately preceding September 1, 1950, and which were not holding school on November 1, 1950, duly and acting County Superintendent of Public Republic do ndw declare the following closed school districts to be automatically disorganized as of 1951: Common School Districts No. 5 No. 10 No. 24 No. 32 No. 36 No. No. 45 No. 49 No. No. 58 No. 64 No. 70 No. 77 No. 78 No. 94 No. 97 No. 1Q2 No. 106 No. 107 No. 110 No. 119 T Mrs. County of Soil conservation farm plans on 14 farms including a total of 2,888 acres have been completed in Republic county since January 1, according to the report to supervisors prepared by Roy D. U. S. Soil Conservation service representative Approved crop rotation was the major conservation practice applied to the largest acreage in the farm Contour farming ia the major practice ranking rotation of hay and pasture being included in plans for a large percentage of farm plan acreage Farmers with whom the Republic County Soil Conservation district completed farm plans during the first three months of 1951 Fred Swoyer and L. R. 438 J. H. 200 S. A. 200 Stephen 280 Joe I. 160 Edson 210 H. A. 120 Jerry 200 E. R. Cousins and 400 Roland 200 Conrad 80 Bernard J. 160 A. M. 80 Mrs. F. E. 160 Five additional farm plans are partially Mr. Crist Five new applications for assistance from the district were received during his summary bringing to 38 the number of applications on file covering farms for which plans have not been With the grass seeders ready for seeding of waterways and other acres to grass will begin as soon as weather the work unit conservationist points Tree planting also is to get under way MOVE CITY WATER CRANE Water crane at the southwest corner of the square in a source of water for bulk is being this week to a new location in front of the old power plant building which now serves as the city according to W. L in location of the water was begun Monday and should be completed by the end of the week When bulk water supplies will again be Mr. Lane YOUTH INJURES HAND Norman Formoso high school injured his right hand so severely while working on the planer in the manual training shop there that amputation to the first joint on the three fingers was He was Belleville for emergency Four Schools Report s at Festival Ratings at Music Festival Glee Club Are Large Groups from Ranking Highest Fs to 8 Soloists Solo and Ensemble Winners Will Enter State Festival at Emporia Rated highly superior in 12 categories at the district music festival in Concordia last Friday and Belleville high school musicians were particularly outstanding this year for solo according to results reported high school instrumental music who also has been in charge of vocal music here since resignation of Miss Entered in four large group events at the Belleville ranked highly superior for band and glee and superior for glee club and robed In the smaller Belleville's cornet trio rated highly superior as. did the Seven vocal soloists from Belleville high school who ranked at the top with highly superiors are Dean Betsey on Page 8) Class Wins Judging Contest Training Group Here Maltes Highest Score In Duroc Picture Judging Scandia high school musicians rated three IPs one III at the district festival in Concordia according to Mrs. Glen music glee club was rated The Scandia rated includes Elaine Margie Barbara Laura Kay Rasmussen Peggy Scandia's clarinet Barbara Kenny Glenn Kirk and Pauline rated The rated includes Patsy Lois Erickson and Glada Rated II among Courtland entries at Concordia were glee triple double quartet and two vopal Soloists were Paul Freeman and Charlos The double quartet includes Howard Charles Paul Harlan Delton John Arnold and Gerald In the triple trio at are Geraldine Sylvia Darlene Barbara Virginia Neff and Betty The Courtland rated Geraldine Sylvia Marcia Dicke and Beverly Courtland's mixed chorus also was rated Entries at Concordia from Republic and their high vocal solo by Janet Millen mixed sextette III and trio In the mixed sextet are Janet Millen Myma Jo-Ann Barbara Allen Millen and Merlyn The trio includes Myrna Joyce Parker and JoAnn members are Janet Verlene Jean Mona Harms and Wilma The triple trio at Republic i includes Arnita Verlene Jean Mona Deloris Wilma Lois Shadduck and Joyce 1 Agenda's rating I at Peggy Vera Juliana Pat Anderson and Lela Don Other Agenda sentries were rating as Pat * * nuB solo Highest score for veterans groups in the 1951 National Duroc Picture Judging contest was made by one of the three farm training classes in according to class Nineteen members of the class according to Mr. In the which was based on was done after class members had studied three views of each Preceding the the class was briefed in judging procedure by Carl vocational agriculture instructor at Belleville high Instructor Woolsey pointed Average score top seven men in the Belleville group was 507.3 out of a possible 570 Members of the winning team who finished in the top seven and their Milan 622 Erskin R. 521 Vernon 509; J. 504; Lester B. 601; Wilbur D. 501; and Robert B. 493. total of 53 groups entered the contest this making your winnings an especially great stated the United Duroc association announcement received this A summary of the contest will appear in the May issue of Duroc The Belleville class received honorable mention in last year's C. OF C. MEETS MONDAY April meeting of Belleville Chamber of will be held Monday April 9. Percy H. C. of C. yesterday that efforts are jeing made to have a of the Office of Price Stabilization at Wichita here for Monday's to discuss Regulation Seven of the new OPS affecting local A special meeting of the Chamber of Commerce Zip committee has been called for tomorrow night at the Chamber of Commerce 10 Report April 12 For Ten Republic coupty youths have received orders to report in Kansas next April 12, fbr physical Mrs. Glen clerk of Republic county selective reported this The group which will leave next Thursday for physicals Hay Gene Dean Kopsa and Charley Gene aid Keith William Warren Louis Ivol Trimble and Eugene Edward Corley and Robert Walter SELL SCANDIA STORE The Dr. C. V. Wires have sold their in. Scandia to Charles Johnston of Salina who thp Dr. and Mr. had been in ship the past 86 8t6n has been manager lift Vera Folsom the In Seven Towns Councilmen and Police Judge Named in Balloting Held Tuesday were held in seven Republic county towns in which councilmen and police judge were Results of the polling are listed Glen Hanel was elected mayor of according to City Clerk Jerry Councilmen are Frank Ed Wes Harold Fleming and Charles Police judge is Harvey Official count of votes was not to be available at Cuba until Wednesday At officials elected M. D. Oliver A. F. H. J. O. E. G. R. E. police In the councilman Blackburn and M. L. according to City Clerk Edgar and the DOst went to Blackburn by drawing Mayor of Republic is N. J. as a result of Tuesday's Councilmen Victor L. W. Louis Harold Fred Roy Gardner is police Results of the election were reported to The Telescope by Miss Josie city reported the following results of the Scandia William Carl Charles Fred Rex Lester police Wes Splichal was named mayor of according to City Clerk Gene Councilmen elected Frank Laurn D. Rex John John Palecek elected police Agenda vote tabulations are as M. V. Frank S. Charles L. E. P. Frans F. E. John F. police Election results were received from Robert City Narka city clerk Mrs. Georgia Bever reported that Roy Baker was elected mayor of Earl Lester Otto Joe Police judge is Joe 70 Attend Third UNESCO World Affairs Institute Shall We Do Communism in the United was the subject for discussion at the third World Affairs institute conducted March 30, at the music room of Belleville high About 70 persons attended the public forum held under joint auspices of Republic County Council for UNESCO and State Panel participants were Mrs. E. F. Barnett of Mrs. C. E. McClure of and Professor Herbert Institute of Kansas State Members of the panel reviewed the general background of communism in the United discussing the number of communists in this their activities and what steps have been taken to limit these Conclusions reached by the Mrs. Barnett called for an effective fight against communism by first strengthening by treating each person as an by giving minority groups a sense of equal opportunity and discussion group recognized a well-informed public as America's greatest security against Mrs. Barnett A committee to prepare the fourth in the series of World institutes was appointed by Mrs. H. J. Republic county chairman of The meeting will be held in TWO SUBMIT RESIGNATIONS Two resignations were submitted to the Belleville board of city commissioners at their meeting yesterday according to Lester P. Mrs. G. H. Faulkner presented hier resignation as city Mr. Neal and G. H. Faulkner tendered his resignation as power plant Both to be effective April 16, were taken under the mayor said yesterday IS K-STATE WRESTLER Duane Rieke of Republic was a member of the Kansas State wrestling squad this season which finished second in the Big Seven wrestling won by the Oklahoma squad who went on to win the national A member of the varsity squad the past two Rieke won match this year and lost Ho will be a top in the 130-pound next agriculture Kansas ON HONOR koLLAf Russell Staley of is the 837 whose future and Annual Event for Be HeW in High School Gymnasium Belleville Future Farmers of expects to have 150 at its banquet tonight in the high school gymnasium when members are hosts at the annual event for their Arden Krohn will as master of ceremonies at the Carl vocational agriculture instructor and stated Invocation on the program will be given by R. E. superintendent of program feature group singing led by Willis and accompanied by Nelson of guests by Eddie welcome on behalf of by Kay from parents by a Chapter Dewey vocal presentation of chapter farmers by Larry presentation of state farmer Mr. in Arden State farmer candidates from Belleville chapter are Eddie Dewey Richard Childs and Larry Announcement of those receiving the state farmer degree will be made in May at the state convention of Future Farmers of America in Edward one of six candidates from Kansas for the American Farmer will also be introduced Mr. Beyers said Winners in the American Farmer contest will be made known at the national convention in Kansas City next Serving banquet in the high school gym will be students in the home economics class under direction of Miss Viola vocational DES JARDINS TO HOSPITAL a member of The Telescope staff since last has resigned his position at the advice of his physician to undergo hospitalization for an indefinite Jardins at one time suffered from rheumatic and since that time has had reoccurrences of his rheumatic and arthritic Canvass Every House In Cancer Campaign Approximately 50 women met at the Building and Loan office yesterday morning at 9 o'clock for final instructions regarding distribution of supplies in the finance and education campaign of the American Cancer Mrs. Paul Fahrbach is chairman Solicitation of residential districts in Mrs. Fahrbach will until every home has been Members of the KiWaniS will solicit for the cancer fund business Orville cancer of tbe has Firms will probably be contacted Friday Noble although plans are not yet Drives began at Scandia on Monday with a meeting at the Lutheran church and on Tuesday at the hall in Meetings were sponsored by local home demonstration units and Mrs. Fahrbach attended showing cancer Munden's drive is scheduled to start April 11. DIES IN COLORADO Mrs. C. E. of died March 29. A former resident of Mrs. Wray is survived by three and one She was a sister of Mrs. E. E. VanAken of Belleville who left Friday for to attend Extend Enrollment In Three Townships Road conditions following the recent inclement weather have resulted in extension of the Blue Shield enrollment deadline until in Scandia and Norway H. J. Adams stated The enrollment was completed as of March 30 in Belleville Belleville Fairview township and Grant Those not contacted to date in who are interested in the prepayment hospital and medical are instructed to apply at the Farm Bureau office are still being The drive in this county is sponsored by Republic County Tarm on toWnsend program ' 1 is of pictures to be by Mn and Mrs. John Dart at of Townaend club 2 4n the Birthday ISSUE BUILDING PERMITS Four building permits and a permit to erect a neon sign were issued by Belleville city commissioners at their meeting April 4. R. H. 1015 Twenty-third received a permit to enlarge his residence at that address by enclosing porch and making it into Change will also be made on the entrance of the Approximate cost will be Lumber 1615 M is provided in a building permit issued by the commissioners to Orville A partition in the office will be moved making the office 20 by 56 The building and west end of the lumber shed will be covered with asbestos shingles and front of the building also will be Cost is estimated at by Mr. Robert 1111 Eighth received a to move a frame brooder 8 by 12 from 1203 Eighth street to the above A frame garage is to be erected at 2602 0 street by Charles of according to the cost is at Republic Hotel received a permit to install a 4 8 feet rectangular neon Contracts With 20 Teachers Belleville Board Renews Contracts for 1950-51 At Meeting Monday Night Twenty contracts with teachers in Belleville city schools were completed at Monday's session of the board of Employment of a grade school principal leaves four vacancies at present in the | grade school and five in the high school according to R. E. George former member of the Belleville faculty who is now on the high school faculty at has been employed as Belleville grade school principal for the ceming He will succeed C. N. Van Dyke who has resigned to accept the pastorate of Central Christian church in The Officials of New Government Chosen Tuesday Without Opposition as Mayor from City at Large Voting Is Light Six City Council School Board Positions Filled with 585 Ballots bonor roll of will bfi another feature of Mr. of Arts and the committee of Crown of stated - the fall for- tne whe 18. 1940, held three pastorates before coming here to join the school faculty in 1947. Contracts for high school faculty completed R. E. H. B. high school principal and mechanical Carl vocational Kenneth coach and American Mrs. E. C. Nelson instrumental Miss Viola vocational George general science and Robert English David coach and social Grade school teachers who have signed contracts for 1950-51 Mrs. Evelyn vice-principal Mrs. Carrie first Miss second Miss second Mrs. fourth Mrs. third and fourth Miss Grace fifth Robert seventh Mrs. George eighth Mrs. Blanche Four high school faculty members who did not accept renewal of contracts are Joe R. algebra and Charles Jasper typing and secretarial and Mrs. Jasper English I. Not accepting contract renewal in the grade school are Mrs. Alta Mabell Miss Lois Carpenter and Miss Roberta HURT IN THURSDAY FALL Fred Ewens is in Belleville hospital as the result of injuries received last Thursday when he fell from a boxcar in the Rock Island yards According to his report to hospital Mr. Ewens Was repairing the roof on a boxcar when the wind caught the sheeting with which he was lifting it in such a manner that he was thrown from the Mr. Ewens received a fracture of the upper third of the left femur arid a fracture of the right PURCHASE Reihhold H. Philipp of Hiawatha assumed Saturday of Knedlik Ice Cream parlor in Formerly plant superintendent of Hiawatha Dairy Mr. Philipp purchased the interests of Omar Knedlik in the concern here in a transaction completed last Mr. and Mrs. Philipp and their three children have moved here from MRS. DIES The scandia Mrs. 80, died at the home of Mrs. following a long Surviving are three Mrs. John Mrs. Ellis and Mrs. Ella and two Carl Swyhart in military on the island of Earl Funeral services vaere held April 8, from Funeral borne and Amana Lutheran with the Rev. N. H. Pearson In- nate - March 3> terment was in. mroh so Belle Crest I Gall 97.-Adv. i John E. Skelton is mayor of Belleville as the result of balloting in Tuesday's regular city Elected to two-year posts on the city council are Royal first A. F. and F. F. third One-year men were voted to R. G. first George F. second and Gerald third new members of the of education for four years are Robert Dr. P. L. Beiderwell and Orville Paul Fulcomer was elected treasurer of the board of education for the two-year Unofficial election indicate that a majority of voters disregarded party designations in Tuesday's electing nominees of the Peoples party and six Citizens party A total of approximately 585 votes were comparing with 857 votes at the election in 1949 and 448 at the 1950 city election when one commissioner was Voting by wards first ward 280, second ward 261, ward 94. Registered voters in three totaling 1,354, first ward 579, second ward 614, third ward 1^1, according to figures obtained from Mrs. G. H. city Take Office This Month City of Belleville begins operation of itp municipal facilities this month on the ager form of government with officials elected Skelton and the six be formally qualified and assume their posts at the next regular meeting of the city City Attorney Fred Emery stated Retiring members of the city commission are Lester Neal and Harry Mr. Skelton being the third commissioner who now becomes mayor from the city at New members of the board of education will assume their positions at the first meeting in Retiring of the board are Frank G. R. H. Supernaw and James H. Luman Miller's appointment as school board treasurer also expires at that Election returns as the result of the unofficial pending the official canvass of ballots tomorrow are listed Mayor - John E. Skelton 494. City councilmen from each ward for one-year R. G. Christie 107; C. A. Lindahl 97. Second George F. Hall 202. Third Gerald Tallent 74, Louis Cook 17. City councilmen from each ward for two-year Royal Henderson 127; Joe Kieffer 79. Second Art Hanel 160; Hugo Peters 88. Third Fred Goodrich 49; James Ball 34. Justice of the elected with largest number of write-in D. C. Hoover 23, Toley Tallent 4. Constable elected for two M. Ward 406; Louis King 372. Board of education elected for four-year t e r m Sloan 338; Dr. P. Beiderwell 320; Orville Noble 278; Luman G. Miller 262; Glen Segrist 222; John Van Gundy 209. School board treasurer Gene Fulcomer 335; Clifford D. 220. Write-in voting heaviest in the second an unofficial report yesterday Frank Munger received nine votes for the one-year term on the council in that ward where six other names were written irf for the Royal Henderson received four write-in votes for mayor in the second five others receiving a smaller number write-in votes for that Four write-in votes fdr mayor were reported in the first IN POLICE COURT Charles Hartzler of was fined on March 28, for speeding on M according to records in police Weather Report Official figures recorded by S. weather bureau High ol daj 48 la T H 38 Clew M 34 '