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   Belleville Telescope (Newspaper) - April 5, 1951, Belleville, Kansas                                4. Wmmm^^mmm Circulation ^ ^nsas WeekUea THE BE 16 PAGES In Two Sections MEMBER AUDIT'BUREAU OP CIBCUI^ATIONS A Consoiijdation of PourteenlRepu     Cownty N^spapers NEA NEWS FBATURE SERVICE KIGHTY-FIRST YEAR - No. 33 jELLEVILLE, REPUBLIC COUNTY, KANSAS,  THURSDApl^RIL 5, 1951 PRICE: 5 CENTS tfl Clubs from Five Counties Here Saturdaq �District 4-H Spring -Festival ScKeduIefl 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 Saturday, April 7, for the 1951 district 4-h festival, to be held in Belleville high school building.     Jewell,   Smith,    Marshall, � -jy^shington and Republic county ,  ('^SI clubs are participating. Par-4 Xents and leaders are expected to Swell the attendance at the week ' end event. Eight events to be featured in Saturday's district 4-h festival are one-act plays, band, chorus, ensembles, talks, demonstrations, folk games, and model meetings. All sessions are open to the public, h. J. Adams, Republic County 4-h leader, er^iphasized yesterday in announcing details of the festival. One-act plays from the five counties will be judged by Helen M. Loofbourrow, home demonstration agent for Ellsworth county. Talks and demonstrations will be judged by Mildred McCalvey, home demonstration agent for Cloud county. Louis Cooper, Ottawa county agent, will be judge of folk games and model meetings. Musical events will be judged by the Washington high school music instructor. Awards to participating clubs will be made in the high school auditorium here .Saturday afternoon at 3:15. Ribbons for high ranking clubs from the five coun- (Contlnued on Page 8) OCCUPTES^ORifelNAL OFFICE Offices now occupied by Eugene L.' Nelson in the Peoples National bank building are the same in which_,he originated his insurance _agen�V in_ Belleville in 1023. That, was the" same year that Belleville Buil(|nig ajiti Loan was organized, with KhiwATelson as secretary. He moved later to the Building and i', v-'lli" Loan's building on the west side of the square when it was completed in 192(5. He has continued his insurance business there, although he retired as secretary in 1941, and I'eooiitly reopened his own office in the original location. fire i)Ama(;e slight Slight damage to the house roof and damage to several trees resulted fi'om a fire Tuesday at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nor-ris on North K street. Mrs. Nori-is was burning trash, according to a report by Ray Henderson of Belleville fire department, when wind blew fire into a large cedar tree. Sparks from the tree evidently ignited the roof of the Norris home, Henderson said, but the fire was extinguished by the fire department. R.C.T.A. in Final Meeting Mondai] County Teachers Will Elect Officers at Last Session of School Year Free Clinic Being Held Here Today Crippled chikii-en's clinic will be held today (Thursday) on the ground floor of Republic county courthouse, sponsored by the Republic County Medical society and the Kansas Crippled Children commission. Registi-ation for the free diagnostic clinic will begin at 9 o'clock. No registrations will be made after 12 o'clock. Miss Cora Catt, county welfare director stated that children from Republic and suri-ounding counties will receive free advice, examination and diagnosis. Doctors conducting the clinic will be Dr. P. L. Beiderwell, president of the county medical society, Dr. Paul Carson of Wichita, pediatrician, and Dr. M. E. Pusitz of Topeka, 'orthopedist. Others assisting will be Miss Catt, Mrs. Charles Henson, Mrs. Art Beardsley, county health nurse, Miss Albina Evans, Mrs. Oscar Ranard, Mrs, Robert Butler, Mrs. Bob Ward, Mrs. Robert Smal-ley, R. A. Raymond, secretary of KCCC, Wichita; Miss Anita Matthews, physical therapist, Wichita; Miss Evelyn Crotts, social worker, Wichita; Mrs. Imogenc Haser. KCCC district nurse. Scan-dia; Miss Leota Macklin, Wichita; and Mrs. Alice Ball, Wichita. Dr. C. V. Haggman of Scandia is chairman for Republic county. .--�-- C.R.O.P. CHAIRMAN HERE Clarence Malone of Topeka, state chairman of the Christian Rural Overseas Program (CROP), will be in Belleville today (Thursday) for a meeting at the Farm Bureau office which all persons interested in the church-sponsored overseas' food relief program are urged to .^ttend. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday morning, April 5, at 10 o'clock. . INSTALLING TRAFFIC LIGHTS T rihstfkUatton of Belleville's new traiiic control liehtB at the two ilttersections of M street withkthe ci!?l�thDU8e square was begun 'fues-" "     'All fixtures are here, City r-W. I. Lane reported yes-afr Wiring is now beingr done,, -ftUiand approximately a week li":^be required to complete the �tion if weather permits.. Pinal meeting of Republic County Teachers association for the 1950-51 school year will be held Monday, April 9, at 2 o'clock at Belleville high school auditorium, Mrs. Thressa Kelly, county superintendent, has announced. Election of officers for the coming year will be the principal business ofthe session. "Mental Health" and its many phases will be the subject of an address scheduled by Dr. William F. Splichal, Mrs. Kelly said. Program will also include: invocation, the Rev. Wade Hickman; clarinet quartet, Kackley school, Paul Johnson, Loretta Johnson, Nina Hammer, Janice Florell; piano duet, Courtland, Joyce Sothers and Sylvia Johnson; chorus numbers, Odell school; instrumental, Court-land. Business meeting will follow the program^_^ Two Accidents on Week's Record No Injuries Reported In Mishaps Saturday; Damage to Cars Is $925 ete Plans For 14 Farms Major Soil Conservation Practices Applied during 3-Month .Period Reported Two automobile accidents occurring in Republic county Saturday caused vehicle damages totaling $925 but no injuries resulted, according to the week's traffic mishap I'ecords in the office of Sheriff Charles Peterka. An accident involving a 1951 Hudson sedan driven by Leo J. Ryan of Nortonville and a 1941 Dodge pickup truck dnven by William Thomas of Belleville occurred Saturday, March 31, at 5:30 o'clock. Thomas was driving on US81 highway about four and a half miles from Belleville city limits. He had started to make a left-hand turn, according to a report of the accidentj-and -at-the same- time Ryan had pulled into the left-hand lane in ,.ortisr to pass the truck. Both vehicles were traveling north. 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 road. Damage to the Hudson was estimated at $150 to the right front door, right front fender and chrome finish on the right side. Herman Batternian of Fairfield, Neb., was driving south on US81 highway about three and a fourth miles south of Belleville on Saturday, March 24, when he dozed at the wheel, according to the report filed with Sheriff Peterka by Bat-terman. The 1949 Dodge sedan crossed to the oast side of the road and crashed into a ditch. Front end and frame and left side of the car body were damaged to the extent of $775, Batterman reported. The accident occurred at 8:00 a.m. TWO SETS OF TWIN CALVES (By The Telescope's Mahaska Corr.) Two sets of twin calves were born Friday, March 23, at the farm of Paul Compton four miles east and one north of Mahaska. Both sets were mixed twins, one heifer and one bull. One set was born to a registered Hereford and sired by a grandson of C.K. Onward Domino. The other twins were to a grade cow. The registered Hereford is owned jointly by Paul Compton and his son, Dwain. The Hereford calves were found Saturday morning by Dwain Compton who believes they were born six or eight hours after the other set. GETS AMATEUR LICENSE Keith Edwards of Belleville has received his Class C amateur radio license with call letters assigned as WOCTL. Authorized to broadcast on amateur frequencies, Edwards explained yesterday that he' is  a   member' of the Amateurs' Radio club of Haddam. -4- NOTICE Pursuant to Senate Bill No. 4, enacted into law by the 1951 Kan-, sas State Legislature, 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, I, duly elected, qualified, and acting County Superintendent of Public Instruction, Republic County, Kansas, do ndw declare the following closed school districts to be automatically disorganized as of Julyl, 1951: Common School Districts No. 5 (Stony Point), No. 10 (Crescent), No. 24 (Pleasant' Valley>, No. 32 (Oak Creek), No. 36 (Yiptor)^ No. �41 (Willow Dale), No. 45 (Pine), No. 49 (Lawrence), No. i62 (Washington), No. 58 (Prairj'e Flower), No. 64 (Prairie Rose), No. 70 (Mt. Vernon), No. 77 (PAirie Dell)^ No. 78 (Warwick!, No.^91 (Little Brick), No. 94 (Dry Uke), No. 97 (Blue Mound), No. 1Q2 (Triumph), No. 106 (Union Ri(fte), No. 107 (Beulah), No. 110 /Mount Erie), No. 119 (Island).   T (Sighed) Mrs. ,'frhreBsa Kelly, County Superintendent----\ of Pubjic Instruction. *' -Adv. 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. Crist, U. S. Soil Conservation service representative here. Approved crop rotation was the major conservation practice applied to the largest acreage in the farm plans. Contour farming ia the major practice ranking next, rotation of hay and pasture being included in plans for a large percentage of farm plan acreage completed. Farmers with whom the Republic County Soil Conservation district completed farm plans during the first three months of 1951 are: Fred Swoyer and L. R. Moore, 438 acres; J. H. Griffin, 200 acres; S. A. Bergstrom, 200 acres; Stephen Chizek, 280 acres; Joe I. Kelley, 160 acres; Edson Holmes, 210 acres; H. A. Childs, 120 acres; Jerry Koukol, 200 acres; E. R. Cousins and Son, 400 acres: Roland Bechard, 200 acres; Conrad Erik-sen, 80 acres; Bernard J. Tarkow-ski, 160 acres; A. M. Thompson, 80 acres; Mrs. F. E. Jones, 160 acres. Five additional farm plans are partially completed, Mr. Crist reports. Five new applications for assistance from the district were received during March, his summary indicates, bringing to 38 the number of applications on file covering farms for which plans have not been completed. With the distrfct's grass seeders ready for use, seeding of waterways and other acres to grass will begin as soon as weather permits, the work unit conservationist points out. Tree planting also is to get under way soon. MOVE CITY WATER CRANE Water crane at the southwest corner of the square in Belleville, a source of water for bulk users, is being moved, this week to a new location in front of the old power plant building which now serves as the city shops, according to W. L -Lane, -city-manager-,-Shift4 in location of the water cran^ was begun Monday and should be completed by the end of the week When bulk water supplies will again be available, Mr. Lane stated. -4-  . YOUTH INJURES HAND Norman Hoard, Formoso high school student, 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 required. He was brought'to Belleville hdspital for emergency treatment. -4-- Four Schools Report s at Festival Ratings at Music Festival Band, Girls' Glee Club Are Large Groups from B.H^. 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 Saturday, Belleville high school musicians were particularly outstanding this year for solo i*at-ingsl according to results reported by_Nelson King, high school instrumental music instructor, who also has been in charge of vocal music here since resignation of Miss Ruth. Reichley. Entered in four large group events at the festival, Belleville ranked highly superior for band and girls' glee club, and superior for boys' glee club and robed choir. In the smaller groups, Belleville's cornet trio rated highly superior as. did the girls' sextet. Seven vocal soloists from Belleville high school who ranked at the top with highly superiors are Dean Vanous, Betsey "rhomasson, (Continued on Page 8) -�- ^ets Class Wins Judging Contest On-Farm Training Group Here Maltes Highest Score In Duroc Picture Judging Scandia high school musicians rated three IPs an4 one III at the district festival in Concordia Friday, according to Mrs. Glen Erik-son, music instructor. Girls' glee club was rated II. The Scandia girls' sextette, rated II, includes Elaine Johnson, Margie Lervold, Barbara Cooper, Laura Moe, Kay Rasmussen an8 Peggy Johnson. Scandia's clarinet quartet, including' Barbara Cooper, Kenny Cardwell, Glenn Kirk and Pauline Cardwell, rated II. The girls' trio, rated III, includes Patsy Nelson, Lois Erickson and Glada Thompson. Rated II among Courtland entries at Concordia were girls' glee club, girls' triple trio, boys' double quartet and two vopal solos. Soloists were Paul Freeman and Charlos Hedges. The boys' double quartet includes Howard Tebow, Charles Hedges, Paul Freeman, Harlan Johnson, Delton Pounds, John Ness, Arnold Appleby, and Gerald Nystrom. In the girls' triple trio at Court-lahd are Eula^i Nondorf, Geraldine Smith, Carolin6 ftr�. 8t6n has been manager ,     ----- g^Andenoft-U^-^vaiii^' Matf>-4ifaT-Wire>-.' has: lift U(jft�jiie' plsnff III, Vera Folsom HI, Anedra to? the fat* In Seven Towns Mayor, Councilmen and Police Judge Named in Balloting Held Tuesday City'elections were held in seven Republic county towns Tuesday, in which mayor, councilmen and police judge were elected. Results of the polling are listed below: Glen Hanel was elected mayor of Cuba, according to City Clerk Jerry Havel. Councilmen are Frank Mottl, Ed Veroda, Wes Klima, Harold Fleming and Charles Andrews. Police judge is Harvey Kauer. Official count of votes was not to be available at Cuba until Wednesday night. At Courtland, officials elected are: M. D. McComas, mayor; Oliver Johnson, A. F. Engwall, H. Sanders, J. O. Hyde, E. G. Blackburn, councilmen; R. E. Johnson, police judge. In the councilman race, Blackburn and M. L. Van-Gundy tied, according to City Clerk Edgar Lindblad, and the DOst went to Blackburn by drawing lots. Mayor of Republic is N. J. Habiger, as a result of Tuesday's election. Councilmen are: Victor Fisher, L. W. McClure, Louis Pequette, Harold Sankey, Fred Stromberg. Roy Gardner is police judge. Results of the election were reported to The Telescope by Dar-ryl Garman. Miss Josie Robison, city clerk, reported the following results of the Scandia election: William Moe, mayor; Carl Hammer, Neal. Cady, Charles Freed, Fred Evert, Rex Ward,, councilmen; Lester Richards, police judge. Wes Splichal was named mayor of Munden, according to City Clerk Gene Hiatt. Councilmen elected are: Frank Houdek, Laurn D. Hiatt, Rex Stransky, John C, Horak, John Clark. Bill Palecek w^s elected police judge.  Agenda vote tabulations are as follows: M. V. Kesl, mayor; Frank S. Anderson, Charles L. Denk, E. P. Blad, Frans Anderson, F. E. Lisher, councilmen; John F. Anderson, police judge. Election results were received from Robert Blad, City Clerk. Narka city clerk Mrs. Georgia Bever reported that Roy Baker was elected mayor of Narka. eoimciimeTr-are^-?ail -McK^n^FTI Earl Dart, Lester Dettman, Otto Holechek, Joe Novotny. Police judge is Joe Raster. _ 70 Attend Third UNESCO World Affairs Institute "Whate Shall We Do A-bput Communism in the United States" was the subject for discussion at the third World Affairs institute conducted Priday, March 30, at the music room of Belleville high school. About 70 persons attended the public forum held under joint auspices of Republic County Council for UNESCO and .Kansasi State college. Panel participants were Mrs. E. F. Barnett of Belleville, chairman, Mrs. C. E. McClure of Republic, and Professor Herbert Mac-coby. Institute of Citizenship, Kansas State college. Members of the panel reviewed the general background of communism in the United states, discussing the number of communists in this country, their activities and what steps have been taken to limit these activities.  Conclusions reached by the panel, Mrs. Barnett stated, called for an effective fight against communism by first strengthening democracy, by treating each person as an individual, by giving minority groups a sense of equal opportunity and security, "The discussion group recognized a well-informed public as America's greatest security against communism," Mrs. Barnett said. A committee to prepare the fourth in the series of World Af-. fail's institutes was appointed by Mrs. H. J. Adams, Republic county chairman of UNESCO. The meeting will be held in September. TWO SUBMIT RESIGNATIONS Two resignations were submitted to the Belleville board of city commissioners at their meeting yesterday (We4nesday) morning, according to Lester P. Neal, mayor. Mrs. G. H. Faulkner presented hier resignation as city clerk, Mr. Neal said, and G. H. Faulkner tendered his resignation as power plant superintendent. Both resignations, to be effective April 16, were taken under advisement, the mayor said yesterday afternoon. 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 to\irnament won by the Oklahoma squad who went on to win the national title. A member of the varsity squad the past two seasons, Rieke won �ne match this year and lost two, Ho will be a top  contender, in the 130-pound ^lass next year. "He i& ':majoring in:_general agriculture at' Kansas : State.     '~7r:':^:-:~::r::\:- ON HONOR koLLAf K.U. -Paul Russell Staley of IjCunden is amonp the 837 whose naihes ap- future and wijil tr�nwln Annual Event for Far-? entsWm Be HeW in High School Gymnasium Belleville chapter, Future Farmers of America, expects to have 150 at its banquet tonight (Thursday) in the high school gymnasium when members are hosts at the annual event for their parents. Arden Krohn will ser\'e as master of ceremonies at the banquet, Carl Beyer, vocational agriculture instructor and F.F.A. sponsor, stated yesterday. Invocation on the ban.^uet program will be given by R. E. Butler, superintendent of schools, Tonight's program wii). feature group singing led by Willis Nays-mith and accompanied by Nelson King; introduq((||pn of guests by Eddie Swiercinsky; welcome on behalf of F.F.A. by Kay Klaumann; response" from parents by OrvHle Childs; a talk, ,"Our Chapter Accomplishments," Dewey Brubaker; vocal solo,'Kay Gleason; presentation of chapter farmers by Larry Walters; presentation of state farmer candidates, Mr. Beyer; address, "F.F.A. in Emergency," Arden Krohn. State farmer candidates from Belleville F.F.A. chapter are Eddie Swiercinsky, Dewey Brubaker, Richard Childs and Larry Walters, Announcement of those receiving the state farmer degree will be made in May at the state convention of Future  Farmers of America in Manhattan. Edward Pachta, one of six candidates from Kansas for the American Farmer degree, will also be introduced tonight, Mr. Beyers said yesterday. Winners in the American Farmer contest will be made known at the national F.F.A. convention in Kansas City next October. Serving tonight's banquet in the high school gym will be students in the home economics class under direction of Miss Viola Olson, vocational home-making instructor. DES JARDINS TO HOSPITAL Bill DesJardins, a member of The Telescope staff since last August, has resigned his position at the advice of his physician to undergo hospitalization  for  an  indefinite b':,"iif,- \}"'''W'l7'''ZA'^i -per-iod,-mrid-AVar-H^^etera��r-Des4^�Xr^.'rj^f^ Jardins at one time suffered from rheumatic fever- and  since  that time has had reoccurrences of his rheumatic and arthritic condition. -:->-:- Canvass Every House In Cancer Campaign Approximately 50 women met at the Building and Loan office yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 9 o'clock for final instructions regarding distribution of supplies in the finance and education campaign of the American Cancer society. Mrs. Paul Fahrbach � is chairman for^Republic county. Solicitation of _ residential districts in Belleville'began yesterday, Mrs. Fahrbach said,vand will coii-tinue until every home has been contacted. Members of the KiWaniS   Igpe of Libetal Arts and Sciapcps tonight's mwtinft the committee of Crown     t^e Uhiveiiitjr of Kansas^ XaW' stated yeateoiiia*;^   " - ^jg years, [rlgnce, for, the fall wmaAet:^ A' "^^^^IgSSg^  r^nce, for- tne fall' semesterT, A' iJanl'OV, gfileylUito wa�^6i\e7^84T? Por^ proifipfrirfiible ambulan.ce stir^^pts whe inadB iai."A'*�tBde& service, ^hons 18. Bachelor-tiiulk. 1940, held three pastorates before coming here to join the school faculty in 1947. Contracts for high school faculty completed arfe: R. E. Butler, superintendent; H. B. Dickson, high school principal and mechanical drawing; Carl Beyer, vocational apiculture; Kenneth Guthrie, coach and American history; Mrs. E. C. Houdek, Latin; Nelson King, instrumental music; Miss Viola Olson, vocational homeipaking; George Saip, general science and chemistry; Robert Manley, English III; David Wright, coach and social science. Grade school teachers who have signed contracts for 1950-51 are: Mrs. Evelyn Redden, vice-principal and--first grade; Mrs. Carrie Whipp, first grade; Miss Haz^l "ountirjmian, second grade; Miss librende Lowe, second grade; Mrs. l&iy Johnson, fourth grade; Mrs. ibrb DeVore, third and fourth grade; Miss Grace Woodford, fifth grade; Robert Feasel, seventh fcrade; Mrs. George Mendenhall, eighth gfade; Mrs. Blanche Adee, kindergarten. Four high school faculty members who did not accept renewal of contracts are Joe R. Engers, algebra and geometry; Charles LawBon, English; Jasper Sawatsky, typing and secretarial training; and Mrs. Jasper Sawatsky, English I. Not accepting contract renewal in the grade school are Mrs. Alta McDahiel,"Miss Mabell Miller, Miss Lois Carpenter and Miss Roberta Stonequist. 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 here. According to his report to hospital authorities, Mr. Ewens Was repairing the roof on a boxcar when the wind caught the sheeting with which he was working, lifting it in such a manner that he was thrown from the car. Mr. Ewens received a fracture of the upper third of the left femur arid a fracture of the right hip. PURCHASE KNEDLIK'S Reihhold H. Philipp of Hiawatha assumed manag:ement Saturday of Knedlik Ice Cream parlor in Belleville. Formerly plant superintendent of Hiawatha Dairy Products, Mr. Philipp purchased the interests of Omar Knedlik in the concern here in a transaction completed last month. Mr. and Mrs. Philipp and their three children have moved here from Hiawatha. MRS. SWYiHART DIES (By The Telescope's scandia Cort.) Mrs. Huliiah Swyhart, 80, died at the home of ^ler daughter, Mrs. JohUiNondorf of'Scandia, following a long illness. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. John Nondorf,. Mrs. Hfizel Ellis and Mrs. Ella Diilican,. -Belleville, and two sons,.Gai>t. Carl Swyhart in military seirvice on the island of Guam, *�d Earl Swybart. Funeral services vaere held Wednesday, April 8, from Bachalor-Faulkner-Dart Funeral borne and Amana Lutheran church, Scandia, with the Rev. N. H.  Pearson officiating.   In- nate ,     ,,       ,    - , March 3> terment was in. Riverview-ceme- mroh so Belle Crest Milk-Delivered tri^gSi   I ydor home. Gall 97.-Adv. Apru   �     i John E. Skelton is mayor of Belleville as the result of balloting in Tuesday's regular city election. Elected to two-year posts on the city council are Royal Henderson, first ward; A. F. Hanel, second, ward; and F. F. Goodrich, third ward. One-year terms-as-council- men were voted to R. G. Christie, first ward; George F. Hall, second ward; and Gerald Tallent, third ward. .Three new members of the board' of education for four years are Robert Sloan, Dr. P. L. Beiderwell and Orville Noble. Paul .Gene Fulcomer was elected treasurer of the board of education for the two-year term. Unofficial election tabulation-? indicate that a majority of voters disregarded party designations in Tuesday's balloting, electing scvert nominees of the Peoples party and six Citizens party candidates. A total of approximately 585 votes were cast, comparing with 857 votes at the city-school election in 1949 and 448 at the 1950 city election when one commissioner was named. Voting by wards Tuesday: first ward 280, second ward 261, thii-d ward 94. Registered voters in .the three wards, totaling 1,354, include: first ward 579, second ward 614, third ward 1^1, according to figures obtained from Mrs. G. H. Faulkner, city clerk. Take Office This Month City of Belleville begins operation of itp municipal facilities this month on the mayor-council-man-i ager form of government with officials elected Tuesday. Mayor* Skelton and the six new-CouiLcilmea-wHI be formally qualified and assume their posts at the next regular meeting of the city commission. City Attorney Fred Emery stated yesterday. Retiring members of the city commission are Lester Neal and Harry Ferguson, Mr. Skelton being the third commissioner who now becomes mayor from the city at large. New members of the board of education will assume their positions at the first meeting in .A.u-gust. Retiring members, of the board are Frank G. Spurney, R. H. Supernaw and James H. Lewis. Luman Miller's appointment as school board treasurer also expires at that time. Election returns as the result of the unofficial tabulation, pending the official canvass of ballots tomorrow (Friday), are listed below:  Mayor - John E. Skelton (Peoples) 494. City councilmen (one from each ward for one-year term)-First ward, R. G. Christie 107; C. A. Lindahl 97. Second ward, George F. Hall 202. Third ward, Gerald Tallent 74, Louis Cook 17. City councilmen (one from each ward for two-year term)-First ward. Royal Henderson (Citizens) 127; Joe Kieffer (Peoples) 79. Second ward. Art Hanel (Citizens) 160; Hugo Peters (Peoples) 88. Third ward, Fred Goodrich (Peoples) 49; James Ball (Citizens) 34. Justice of the Peace-Two elected with largest number of write-in votes, D. C. Hoover 23, Toley Tallent 4. Constable (two elected for two years)-Robert M. Ward (Citizens) 406; Louis King (Citizens) 372. Board of education (three elected for four-year t e r m s)-Rober. Sloan (Citizens) 338; Dr. P. L.' Beiderwell (Citizens) 320; Orville Noble (Peoples) 278; Luman G. Miller (Citizens) 262; Glen Segrist (Peoples) 222; John Van Gundy (Peoples)   209. School board treasurer (two-year term)-Paul Gene Fulcomer (Peoples) 335; Clifford D. Maka-lous (Citizens) 220. . Write-in voting was. heaviest in the second ward, an unofficial report yesterday indicated. Frank Munger received nine votes for the one-year term on the city^ council in that ward where six other names were written irf for the post. Royal Henderson received four write-in votes for mayor in the second ward, five others receiving a smaller number of, write-in votes for that post. Four write-in votes fdr mayor were reported in the first ward. IN POLICE COURT Charles Hartzler of Jackson, Minn., was fined $10 on March 28, for speeding on M street, according to records in Eelleyille police court. -� Weather Report Official figures recorded by U, S. weather bureau instruments. Char. High J.OW Pre�. ol daj  48 la T Pt.cidy, H    38 Clew ^.....i\ M     34        ' -A.   

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