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Great Bend Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - October 7, 1961, Great Bend, Kansas couxrr I V WILSON RESERVOIR ROADS ARE still in the planning stages, but they'll look like this when the project is completed. Mid- December 1961 is the deadline for access planning on the project which is scheduled for completion by 1966. Heavy lines on the map show relocations; shaded lines indicate county highways and fine block lines ore township roods. Roads serving farm families will be given top priority while those access roads across the reservoir will come next. Russell County commissioners have asked residents interest- ed in roadways to meet with them to discus planning and recommend necessary changes. (Map courtesy Russell Daily Racial Barriers Vanish For IF YE During Japanese 4-H Convention Editor's Note: Mary Jo Maul- [Her I was, a former Barton Coun- er, Olmitz, an International 4-H member, representing all Farm Youth Exchange delegate the rural people of America in a to Japan from June to Decem- far away land that is often con- ber writes of her experiences for isidered opposite from mine. And the readers of this newspaper. Mary Jo, 22, is the daughter of Mr. anfl Mrs. Erwin J. Maul- all I could see were the similari- ties. The different colored skin, hair, and eyes, and the different er, and a 1961 graduate in home language wasn't even noticed as economics and journalism from jthe meaning was just the same. Kansas Stale University, Man- hattan. She belonged to the Bar- ton County Eureka Homestead- ers 4-H Club for 10 years and The rest of the campfire pro- gram side. more on the lighter members presented skits, stunts, and dances that were was The was an officer in the KSU Col- typical of old Japanese culture. legiate 4-H Club. The IFYE pro gram is a part, of the state 4-H club program of Ihe Kansas Ex- tension Service, Kansas State University, and the Kansas 4-H Foundation. ;Many told tales from old Japanese history in a very modern setting adding greatly to their enjoyment. Every campfire program in- cludes a lot of singing and this ione was no exception. In addition This, then is Mary Jo's story: old Japanese songs and a sing- ing contest between the Yama (mountain) and the Umi they reserved a portion for songs from all over the world. Of course, the IFYE's from the United States were asked to sing a typical Am- erican song. So when we sang a "Am I really in I ask- ing ed myself for the tenth time as I (m1 pinched myself harder. There was a blazing campfire, the sound of ocean waves beating against the fine sandy beach, a cool ocean breeze and thousands of stars shining. In this setting more than 800 Japanese 4-H members and lead- ers and two farm youth from Am- erica sat with their hands grasped 4-H song that had a familiar med- ody, I think they also felt the sim- ilarity. They certainly acted like they did. At this time we also had the in a friendship circle and sang in opportunity to hear our fellow Japanese a song familiar to every jIFYS's from Brazil and -Taiwan, American, "Auld Lang IFormosa sing songs from. their Why wouldn't a lump come into native lands. The two delegates my throat as I realized that this campfire program to close Japan's National 4-H Convention was just like many of the campfire pro- from Brazil and the six from Taiwan have been here since March. Just before the closing ceremony JIAC Jlldll.v Hi luc laiupj-iL n_ grams I had participated in at of the campfire, I found mysdf m 4-B camps back home in Kansas. A GRADUATE of Fort Hays State College, Sybil J. Henry, Bushton, has joined the FHS the midst of a typical Japanese folk dance. Of course, I wasn't'as graceful as all the Japanese girls, but I could do all the basic steps as many of the members had eagerly taught them to me the day before. During the opening ceremony of this four day national 4-H event which, is the highest reward for Japanese 4-H members, I could see the great enthusiasm which all the members and leaders have for the 4-H program here. After a short orientation meeting, the representatives from each of Ja- pans 43 prefectures marched be- hind their respective banners to the site of the opening ceremony. Since the weather is very hot .and humid here, the entire convention was held in a very beautiful Ja- panese garden surround'ng a Shin- to Shrine. As we approached (he site (we were marching hehinc1 a banner which said America on it) I could 'see 4-H flags from each prefec- ture waving in the gentle breeze. ousnron, nas oinea ine rru Y cation. A graduate of Bush- cerem8onies were ready to-be- ton grade and high school, ojn Thjs impressive setting also Miss Henry received her iadded greatly to the enthusiasm bachelor of science degree jof evervbody attending, from FHS in 1959. She has A 4_H boy and gjri then raised served as a private duty and the japanese flag and everybody staff nurse at the Ellsworth sang Japan's national song. Then Veteran's Hospital; a night supervisor of the nursery and public health nurse at Valley welcomin? speech by the mayor of the host town and var- iou? 4-H officials, the 4-H mem- Baptist Hospital, Harlington, jbers made their proclamation that Tex., and assistant supervisor jthe convention wi'uld be a big suc- cess and their best opportunity to exchange ideas with each other. ot Hadley Memorial Hospital, Hoys. Miss Henry is a mem- ber of the American Nurses' Association. 6CH.DEN BELT Pratt UFD Goal PRATT Dr. F. G. Freeman, chairman for the 1961 United Fund Drive, says that a feual has been set, which is more than the asked-'nr amount last year. Agencies particpating and their amounts' include: Boy Scouts Girl Scouts Red Cross Salva- tion Army and CROP 100. CROP dirt not participate in the 1960 drive but conducted it? own. Dighton To Vote On Water Bonds DIGHTON Oct. 25 is set aside for a bond election to get EVER WONDER how one man feels about communism? Well, Clelland Cole, outspoken editor of the St. John News, has this to say of the subject: As one little guy, in a little towni speaking his piece, I'd like to be on record as holding in com plete contempt, and despising as trash, any person who would toler- ate communism, or pretend that we can accept it as part of our way ofr life in America. America will either take her stand swiftly, militantly, be against communistic thinking completely, or be absorbed by the stinking, crawling, cancer of com- muoism. It isn't smart and it isn't sensible to be wishy-washy to- wards an deadly enemy. It's stupid." Speaking of a clipping from a Scott City newspaper in 1886 relates that J. C. Starr, who retired then, started work at the overwhelming salary of p'e r month. Things have changed a mite since then. Depositors at a Dighton bank may have to keep away from one corner unless they plan to play teeter-totter. Seems an old cistern, long abandoned and covered, began to make itself known right after the contractor finished the work. Right now the harried builder is pumping ce- ment under the erring corner in an effort to raise the building. A Mexican at Juarez bet his buddy couldn't shoot an apple off'p his noggin.. Lacking a winesap, the enterprising one placed a b e e r glass atop his pate and bade the soused marksman to split the seam. The aim was a trifle south the end result that the 'William Tell" act failed and the j glass holder was buried the same day. I am sure the members carried the opinion all the jobs were done this proclamation oul tu the very by the same person. north of Dighton and pipe motorist's buggy. into the mains. I (Continued on Page 2-A) We were then introduced and expressed our greetings from the 4-H'ers in the United States, Bra- zil and Taiwan Several Japanese 4-H songs were sung to conclude the ceremonies. On the more educational side of the I had the opportunity to watch many demonstrations which really expressed the mem- bers enthusiasm for improving their way of life. Several of the demonstrations showed' how t o make labor saving devices with the materials all Japanese farm ers have on their own farm. Most of these labor .saving devices are very expensive for the Japanese Iu Iaces win be from g rural people to buy. Many to g demonstrations also stressed the j need for an improved diet for the} The to jlrill wells family. One afternoon of the convention was devoted to juding contests just like we have at county and state events in Kansas. These were divi- ded into the areas of family and home improvement, crops and livestock. It was quite a challenge for me to participate intthis event and see how their foods' compared to ours. There wre also many discussions and lectures and time for singing and folk dancing to complete the program of this na- tional event. As an International Farm Youth Exchangee, I am considered a grass roots ambassador and here at this national 4-H Convention I was really at the grass-roots the rural youth of Japan. "The Youth of Toflay are the Leaders of Tomorrow" is just as true in Japan as it is in America. The youth that I met at this conven- tion are truly going to be the leaders of the new Japan. In my next visit with you, I Feller said he read in a Boston newspaper about the Great Bend- er whose car hooked another's and pulled it several blocks. News get around, it seems. Automatic computers are getting mental tests to determine their "gray Suppose a short circuit would either give an IQ of 200-plus or a minus seven, whichever way the current hap- pened to be traveling, AC or DC. A long, hard winter may be in the a few oldtimers up in northern Kansas. A full- TIGER CHEERLEADERS-Leading the-Fort Hays State College cheering section this year from left, Patricia Thiele, Scott City; Sharon Seery, Hays; Jane Schnoebelen, Lewis; Barbara Warner, Lamed; Patricia Potter, Stafford; Louetta Wilken, Modoc, and Janet Finley, Llttl.toty Colo. __ GREAT BEND TRIBUNE AREA NEWS Section 1 Sunday, October 8, Rubens Painting May Be In Priest's Hands! ELLSWORTH The Rev. Em- mett Coler, priest: at St. Bernard's Catholic Church, may have a mil- lion dollars worth of oil painting in a purchase. The pastor's find is believed to be a Rubens. The priest and a friend are in New York where art experts are scrutinizing ihe painting. His story began in August When he purchased a painting at. a Mc- Pherson auction to get a frame that strurk his fancy. A young man tried to buy the painting for but the priest, somewhat an art Youth Conclave For La Crosse LA CROSSE A regional con- ference for Kansas' Youth Assoc- iation will be held here Oct. 19, sponsored by the Kansas State High School Activities Association in Topeka. At least 300 people are expected to attend. Brice Durbin, assistant executive secretary of KSHSAA and Wanda May Vinson, director of the Kan- sas Youth Association, will head up the conference. Principal speaker is to be Dr. ally signed his works in the lower i M- C. Cunningham, president of ig'hl hand corner and thai he cus-; Fort Hays State College. totnarily included a red scarf in his here indeed was (he scraf. The scene depicts Midas' judg- ment in determining .the sweet mu-1 sic of Pan and Apollo characters in mythology. Three people, seized by a fever, offered Faiher Coler each to "buy in" on speculation of the canvas' probable worth. The offers were refused. The original owner, Mrs. Sarah fancier, had 'by then decided Conn, had told relatives that look over the old canvas under better light. Artist friends suggested the owned Rubens but examina- tion of a painting proved nothing. Meanwhile, considerable interest priest remove the canvas and lookjhas been generated by the priest's UIJ ill UIC1II ixaiioao. n. enough funds for enlargement of _own ratuesnake slithered all ov- p0ijer Cawker city before a shotgun blast ended its career. Mayhap the varmint was looking for the chance to replace a windshield viper on over his strange find. They found the frame put together with square nails. On the back was the in- scription "Antwerp, Father Coler called a friend in New York who suggested he bring the find to the big city for a closer scrutiny. Meanwhile, John Seitz, artist at Ellsworth, found that Rubens, the Flemish master, had been in An- twerp until 1600 and had then left for Italy. He had been declared a master painter at 20 when he was still a struggling artist. Sister Leonida at Marymoynt College in Salina looked over the painting and said that Rubens usu- discovery and he has already had more than a share of excitement. La Crosse Hi res Two LA CROSSE Tom Yeradl, cur- rently employed by the Rush Coun- ty highway department, has been hired as superintendent of public works for the city of La Crosse. Betty Storm, city clerk, is temp- orary city manager. She replaces Leroy Trafton, who moved to Syl- van Lake, Mich., to accept a simi- lar post. Lane County Has New Historians DIGHTON Lane County's His- torical Society has elected foro the coming year and has ob- tained permission to hold session! at the building near the city water tower. Loren Hahn is association presi- dent; Mrs. Raymond Tillotson It vice president; Mrs. Joe Hanna, secretary; Mrs. Dale Jewett, trea- surer; Robert Jannison, H. S. Edmundson and Raymond Til- lotson are directors. Cite Driver After Liebenthal Wreck LIEBENTHAL A pickup truck was wreckf-d and a passenger car damaged in an accident in Lieben- thal. James GotUchalk, La. Crosse, has been cited with failure to re- duce speed to avoid an accident. He suffered facial cuts and his truck was "totaled" when it smashed into the rear end of a later model auto driven by Andrew Herrman, Liebenthal, as Herman was turning left from highway US- 183. Students From Edwards, Ellsworth, Hodgeman, Lane, Ness, Pawnee, Rice, Rush At Fort Hays HAYS Students from the Gol- den Belt area have helped to swell the ranks of the plus attend- ing classes at Fort Hays State College this semester. By county and city, the enrollment includes: EDWARDS COUNTY Belpre Peggy Breitenbach, Karen Mead, Wayne Mead, Mar- garet Warner, Lester Derley, Wil- liam Stapleton, Grace Keller. Kinsley Vicki Brodbeck, Don- na Jenson, Helen Delander, Ray-, lene Price, Clayton Goehring, Ken- neth Brown, Dayle Husted, Larry i. L. t nCUIl JDIUWII, uuaicu, juauj win tell you about the family We Lockwood, Lee Pool, Verlin Sch- of the Japanese family I am now _ ._ _ living with on the northern island of- Hokkaido. Sayonara, Mary Jo Mauler Yeggsters Busy In 2 Counties MACKSV1LLE Burglars with a ven for lumber, soft drinks and a high school education knocked over the high school safe for then hopped over to the Home Lumber Company where, some tools and 75 cents in change was taken. Afterwards, between and was taken from a soft drink ma- chine at the English Grain and Supply Company. During the same night an in- truders knocked a hole in an in- terior wall and entered a walk-in vaiilt at the Byers post office and grocery, '.'-here was filch- ed. Later, ihe busy thief or thieves hit the school and hal'pcd themselv- es to by peeling open a safe. Pratt County Sheriff Walter Mc- Clauskey and Undersheriff Bill Wise of 3! afford County are of roeter, Priscilla Morgan, Ruth De- lander, Gerald Behnke, Leland Brodbeck, Julie Riisoe, Donald Herron, Rodrick Clausen, Lou Jean Brown, Charles Wood, John Wire, Gerald Richards. Also Niki Lin Lewis, Charles Nikols, Edna Delander, Lydia Kel: ler, Vivian Lippoldt. Lewis Jane Schnoebelen, Ja- ry McLean, Richard Smith, Rich- ard Hager, Dennis Campbell, Ter- ry Campbell, Mike! Ary, Larry Bel- cher, Marlin Butler, Dema Mc- Christy, LeRoy Sawyer, Evelyn McLean. Offerle Verda Strohwitz, Em- it Gall. Trousdale Carol Cain, Donna Stewart, Martha Stilts. ELLSWORTH COUNTY berg, Robert Brejcha, Gloria Diz- mang, Colleen Guy, Jimmy Diz- mang, Bruce Siemsen. Kanopolis Conception Maga- na, Ester Bettenbrock, Phillip Me- sa, Sharon Schneide, Gloria Sch- neider. Lorraine Ronald Soeken. Wilson Harry Grubb, Larry Branda, Peggy Olds, Galen Hubbs, Linda Baker, Robert Soukup, Fre- derick Meier, Dallas Moeller, Ke- vin Foran, Rodney Whitmer, Ro- bert Funk, Diane Burns, Robert Vopta, Jim Zamrzla, Terry Lingo, Dennis Kepka, Gary Cunningham, Kenneth Branda, Elvina Karban, Karen Whitmer, Donald Hull, Flor- ence Cook. HODGEMAN COUNTY Hanston 'Larry Dixon, Mar- jorie Querbach, Patricia Hailing, Sandra Holmes, Sharon Horyna, Lawrence Karf, Jan Sperling, Lois Price. Jetmore Anita Lang, Linda Overton, Lana McKibbin, Carl Bamberger, Nancy Behrenbach, Charles Bamberger, Daniel Church, Althea Beltz, Roma Cole, Shirley Bamberger. LANE COUNTY Burnett, Mar- tha Steffens. Dighton Norm a Gibson, Rita Hallbick, Myra Krentzel, Rozan Marhofer, Valda Smith, Everett Haug, Harold McReynolds, Shirley Evel. Bazine Theirol Schaben, Ger- ald Yeager, Marceilla Brown, Stanley O'Brien, Janet Daryl Filbert, Ray Widiger, Ken- neth Hinnergardt, Willetta Witt- man, William Cole. Beeler Jerry Hanzlick, Clyde Goodman, Max Sculley, Vesta Ten- ny, Palsy Thomas, Ray Whipple. Ellsworth Elizabeth Roth, Heath, Gale Gibson, Timothy Kip Frank McAtee, Barbara Patter- son, Roberta Gray, Donald McCoy, Nancy Householter, Gail Kohls, Dave Knorr, Annette Morss, Pa- tricia Leuty, Lewis McAtee, Con- nie Fox, Dale Fox, Brian Boston, Allen Jirik, Janey Weinhold, Nor- ms Rogers, Janice Teske, Ranee Headley, Patrick McAtee, John Anderson, Jerry White, S h a r o n Kriorr, Ester Wel.k, Louis Bruba- ker, Rose Hochman, Everett Kohls. Holyrood Becky Vance, Allen Guy, James Vance, Richard Sack, Robert Sekavec, Lila Frevert, Lyle Yager, Glenn Yager, Vernon Bre- jcha, Michael Sill, Gayiene Stolten- penberger, Joan Mack, Glenda Morris, Carrol Bryant, Kenneth Boone, Stanley Bruns, Lora Ris- leyt Oren Ashby, Gordon Mull, Lar- ry Thomas, Sydna Lyman, Bar- bara Towns, Norman Thomas, Phyllis Bryant, Jerry Lyman, No- ra. Hooper, .Elsie Johnston. Healy Vicki Lewis, Jack Kern, Marilyn Cramer, Connie Cramer, Judith Clark, Holland Ste- wart, Billy Graves, Janet Bucha- nan, Patrycia Herndon, Jo Ann Ming, Gloria Kelch, Norms Jew- ell, Gary Brooks. NESS COUNTY Arnold Lyle Giess, Rayona Sunley, Luella Squier, John Stull, Lester Applegate, Joyce Philip. Ness City Rodney Barrows, Donald Hass, David Harris, Karen Hermon, Thomas Reed, Lois Lit- zenberger, Kenneth Hertel, Carla Rodeman, Verlyn Leiker, Wilmer Riser, Lois McCoy, Peter Marcus, Jerry Michaelis, David Schuler, Linda Daniels, Sharity Benkula, James Borger, Myron Stecklein, Carol Schaben, Leon Rupp, Thom- as Rohr, Glenis Schuler, Rodney Rupp, Reva Rodeman, Franklin Nelson, Dorcas Cole, Kenneth Stiebben. Ransom Mary Horning, Vel- ma Luetters, Susan Luetters, Carl Thieszen, Judy Kraus, Armin Stei- ner-t, Larry. Sullivan, Kathryn Blocksome, Lois Harkriess, Vera Buxton, Reginald Buxton. PAWNEE COUNTY Burdett Carol Lipp, Elizabeth Norris, Marvin Saxton, Diana Olsen, Beverly Ellis, Amy Graves, Grover Bauer, Gerald Cooksey, Danny Mary Rucker, Jane Shank, Sharon Bauer, Myrna Fox, Roger Stanley Hin- nergardt. Linda Fairbairn, If a Nelson, Mary Meckfessel, Conrad Peterson, Robert Appel, Kenneth Nelson, Kay Price, Loren Arnold, Bonnie Appel, Charles Aldrich, Thyla Aldrich, David Welch, Den- is Charles Mechfessel, Nellie Peterson, Ruth Drake. Larned Larry Olsen, Karen Biggerstaff, Mary Carpenter, .Za- Sandstrom Dennis Shank, Suppes, Dennis Urban, Francia Stremel, Carol Reinhardt, Margie Schugart, Nor ma Basgall, Marlenft Miller, Bonnie Cooley, Ronald Berens, Margaret Bieber, Dennis Kleweno, DeLoris Scheuerman. La Crosse Eugene Zimmer, Bill Ohlemeier, Karen Cunning- ham, Robert Sidlow, William Scha- fer, Sharon Schneider, Jan Smith, Donald Richardson, Robert Nagel, Ernest Zimmerman, Eleanor Da- vidson, Robert Ochs, darmen Robb, Arlyn Schupman, Gfen Cun- ningham, Victor Suppes, Harriet Becker, Jim Elias, Rudolph Luff, Mary Whitley, James Sanderson, Carla Juvenal, Cathy Whittey, Ca- role Mullen, Louise Hopkins, Vir- ginia Bornholdt, Eudella Jilg, Mol- lie Georg, Lawrence Hailing, Mary Schmidt. Also Edrie Foster, Kiszie Nickel, Gertrude Renner, Roger Gray, Gail Schwindt. by Murphy, Neil Meckfessel, Myra McCracken Larry Eisenhour, Franz, Nelda Ford, Ronald Bry-jjoyce Eisenhour, Glenn Reifsch chary Perez, Melvin Murphy Jr., Dennis Rice, Wesley Nicholson, An- drea Young, Connie Conard, Nan- cy Tompson, Patrick Seeman, Ha- roId'Young, Judith Weisensee, Ri- chard King, Dave 'Eakin, Judy Richardson, Marilyn Boese, Bar- bara Warner, Larry Miller, Kay Richardson, Galen Howell, Harry North, Max Schroeder, Erwin Hanken, Larry Kershner. Also Beverly Howell. Elizabeth Rabenseifner, Clayton Meyers, Ca- rol Suhler, Robert Cline, Carolyn Christian, Quentin Mohlcr, Rich- ard Scott, Duane Miller, Donald Conard, John Dipman, Dean Campbell, Edith Rodemacher, Hel- en Tharp, Helen Norton, Alice Clarkson, Shirley Schweitzer, Pa- tricia Taylor, Merle Ream, Grace Ditus, Lois Dechant, Ester Beer, Lucinda Real, Blanche Logan. Rozel Vergie Ideker, Charles Winkler, Robert Hagerman, Der- ryl Franz, Richard Balman, Bob ant, Melvin Franz. RICE COUNTY Bushton Nina Maddux, My- ron Behnke, Martha- Springfeldt, Ronald Huebner, John Hinzman, Mary, Springfeldt, John Godfrey. chase Robert Reynolds, Merle Dupont, James Martin, Deanna Link. Geneseo Paige Scbuttleworth. Little River Gerald Porter, David Pickering, Mary "Rutherford. Lyons _ Judi Poland, Judy Ad- ams, Bryon Welch Jr., Sondra Met- claf, Stephen Fuller, Margaret Kottmann, Beverly Taylor, Keith Johnston. Sterling Herbert Stange, Jon Justus. RUSH COUNTY Alexander Dale Schwindt, Wil- liam Bannister, Gary Yost, Mary Lyda, Larry Janke, Lois Hender- son, Winston Georg, Ruthetta Ir- vin, Joyce Bromlow. Biso'n Joan Seuser, Ronald neider, Patrick Higgins, Lovona Peters.. M. D. Buxton, Chartes Wal- ker, Janice Stull, Lennie Higgins, Marian Barnes, Arlen Werth, Jesse Showalter, Clifford Gilbert, Kellye Hart, LeeRoy Schuckman, Victoria Zeiler. Nekoma Mary Ryan, Robert Collins, Nancy Collins, Billy Price, Donna Drake. Otis Roger Steitz, Loii Wag- ner, Darlene Tuzicka, Judy well, Shirley Lebsack, Joseph Stoi, Ida Haning, John Stoss. Rush Center Richard Wond- er, Gary Romeiser, Margaret Nel- son, Norman Contrd, Dianna Ml- segadis, Larry Bortz, Wendel Folk- erts, Gary Lyda, Ernest Hemken, Paul Jones, Leon Graver, Fred Hagerman Jr., Yvonne Miiegadii, Neva Tammen. Timken Ivan Fechuec, Ev- elyn Brazda. Edmund Oborny, Mel Holopirek, Maynard Do- rothy Jones, Doloret Oborny.
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