Hutchinson News, May 3, 1984

Hutchinson News

May 03, 1984

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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - May 3, 1984, Hutchinson, Kansas 'Project Mailbag' goes west where Greeley did Hutchinson News Thurs., May 3, 1984 Page 2 By Linda Mowery-Denning Harris News Service INDUSTRY - In late May of 1859, American journalist Horace Greeley boarded the Leavenworth and Pike's Peak Express stagecoach en route to Denver. One of the stops he made was Station 8 in Industry, a small town on the Clay-Dickinson County line. There, Greeley ate a meal of bacon, greens, applesauce, pie and bread. On Tuesday, that meal, served in a tent so many years ago, was recreated for the 125th anniversary of the L&PP. About 275 people gathered in Industry to greet a stagecoach, provided by Old Abi- lene Town, and an old-time spring wagon. "We wanted to recreate this as closely as we could," said Cindy Is-sitt, business manager of the Dickinson County Historial Society. "It also fulfills one of the articles of our constitution - to teach history to the community." The Industry celebration was part of "Project Mailbag," which was conceived earlier this year by Fred and Marsha Magley, a farm couple from Bird City. The project has since snowballed from Cheyenne County to other parts of Kansas and several counties in Nebraska and Colorado. In the project, a homemade can- vas mailbag containing greetings to Colorado from Kansas officials is being carried through more than two dozen counties by horse, stagecoach, wagon and other modes of transportation. Mail continues to be collected as the project moves along. "So far, she's running on schedule and that's all we can hope," Mrs. Magley said. She said bad weather had been the chief problem since the trek started last Saturday near Leavenworth. Mrs. Magley said the Industry celebration was one of the biggest planned along the 689-mile L&PP route, which also passes through ROLL OUT THE BARREL - Barton County Community College students Brett Lowe, of Great Bend, left, and Jason Schenk, of Abilene, roll their beer kegs for all they're worth at the keg roll relay contest Tuesday on the BCCC campus in Great Bend. The winners of the four-person team contest each got a set By Rick Dunaway of four pilsner beer glasses, while the second-place team members each got a black-and-gold beer mug from the co-sponsor, Kummer Wholesale. The BCCC Student Senate was the other sponsor of the competition, which was part of the Springfest Week activities. Cloud, Mitchell, Jewell, Smith, Phillips, Norton, Decatur and Rawlins counties before it enters Colorado. The major celebration will be May 11-13 as the project goes through Rawlins County and then back into Kansas and Cheyenne County. Organizers are expecting as many as 1,500 people at a buffalo barbecue on May 13 in St. Francis. The mailbag will be carried into Colorado the following day and on May 18 the journey will end in Denver at the office of the Rocky Mountain News newspaper, which also is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year. Scott County newspaper delivers first issue By Harris News Service SCOTT CITY - The first issue of the Scott County Times was distributed Wednesday. The editor is Leroy Wilson. The first edition - 16 tabloid pages - featured color photography, a sunset scene and picture at Lake Scott that accompanied a story about planned renovation at the state park. Wilson was editor at the Scott City News Chronicle for two months prior to the beginning of the Times. Stephan to challenge Legislature By Lori Linenberger United Press International TOPEKA - Citing a lack of checks and balances, Attorney General Robert Stephan said Wednesday he is challenging in court the Legislature's method of changing regulations state agencies use to carry out the law. In a news conference, Stephan .said he has asked the Kansas Supreme Court to invalidate all resolutions passed by the Legislature this year and last that change or repeal administrative rules and regulations, which are used by state agencies to carry out the law or exempt people and agencies from it. "I would tell anyone for whom these resolutions apply not to lose Stephan any sleep (waiting for them to take effect) because they are unconstitutional," Stephan said. Stephan said the Legislature's method of revoking, rejecting or changing rules and regulations "is a case of the Legislature overstepping the boundaries separating the three branches of government and ... violating the constitutional requirement that all laws it enacts must be presented to the governor for signature or veto." Currently, the Legislature uses concurrent resolutions to modify rules and regulations. Both the House and Senate must approve the resolution, but it is not presented to the governor. "There are probably a number of special interests that find this the easiest way to get around executive oversight - they go over and lobby to the legislators," Stephan said. Stephan said he informed Gov. John Carlin, House Speaker Mike Hayden, R-Atwood, and Senate President Ross Doyen, R-Con- | The Almanac cordia, of his intent to file the action with the high court. The two legislative leaders sent Stephan a letter Wednesday saying they welcomed the court review to determine whether the Legislature is overstepping its authority. "I certainly don't anticipate that the governor will object to our purpose in filing the action, nor do I believe he would in any way disagree with our conclusion," Stephan said. "It was simply felt necessary that, as chief executive, he be included ... for the purpose of the court issuing an order to ignore the Legislature's invalid resolutions." In February, Stephan issued a legal opinion to the Legislature saying its manner of acting on rules and regulations was unconstitutional and advising of options, including passing regular bills on which the governor could act. An ad hoc committee appointed by legislative leaders to review Stephan's opinion recommended the Legislature continue its practice. [The Hutchinson News United Press International Photo TODAY IN HISTORY - On May 3, 1979, Margaret Thatcher became the first woman prime minister of a major European nation as her Conservative Party won the British general election. She is seen outside No. 10 Downing Street on her arrival to officially take up residence. By United Press International Today is Thursday May 3rd, the 124 th day of 1984 with 242 to follow. The moon is moving toward its first quarter. The morning stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn. There is no evening star. Those born on this dqte are under the sign of Taurus. They include Italian political philosopher Nicolo Machiavelli in 1469, French perfumier Francois Coty in 1874, Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in 1898 and folk singer Pete Seeger in 1919. On this date in history: In 1494, on his second expedition to the New World, Columbus discovered Jamaica. In 1841, the island of New Zealand was proclaimed a British colony. In 1919, U.S. airplane passenger service began when pilot Robert Hewitt flew two women from New York to Atlantic City. In 1968, the United States and North Vietnam agreed to open peace talks in Paris. A thought for the day: British novelist Edward Lytton said: "The easiest person to deceive is one's own self.'' (USPS 254820) 316-662-3311 Published daily and Sunday at 300 West Second Richard E. Buz bee-Editor and Publisher Richard D. Popp- Assistant to the Publisher, Advertising Director Jim Hitch-Managing Editor Department Hoo4mi Ntwti Mike Welch, assistant managing editor; Robert Lyster, sports editor. Circulation) Gary Dickson, director. Madge Warner, business office manager; Rex Chrlstner, city circulation manager; Clarence Eales, mailing room foreman. AdvertUtnai Fred Hipp, retail sales manager; Louise Fooshee, classified manager. Product Ion i Robert Nlcklln, composing room foreman; James Beasley, computer director; R. C. Robinson, D. E. Mangels, pressroom foremen. 243 tueecrletlen Infeimetioni Single copy: 25c dally; 50c Sunday. Mall Tn Kansas: Year �76.W, plus tax. 6 months Ml.74, plus tax. 3 months 122.03, plus tax. Mall Out of State: Ytar m.QO, t months $51.30. 3 months 27.10. Mall subscriptions not accepted In carrier delivery territory. Suggested Home Delivery Rates: City Zone and Retail Trade Zone': S5.M month plus tax; city routes. 15.15 month plus tax; suburban routes. Rest of Kansas: I5.*D month plus tax. "Retail Trade Zone Includes Ness, Hodgeman. Rush, Pawnee. Kiowa. Edwards, Barton, Stafford, Pratt, Rice, Reno and McPherson counties plus parts of Ellsworth, Harvey. Sedgwick and Kingman counties. Second class postage paid at Hutchinson, Kansas 67504-01*0. COMMING Soon to Hutchinson Dnnc a ???? a A Real VALU Wesleyan dinner gets results By Harris News Service SALINA - President Marshall Stanton's candid and earnest address to a group of Salinans last week is giving Kansas Wesleyan a glimmer of hope for improving | its short-range financial stability. Stanton said the col-1 e g e ' s trustees have received positive results from follow-up calls to Stanton those attending the April. 24 dinner. Not only are regular con- tributors continuing support, but donors from years past are renewing their commitments, and first-time pledges are being received. At the dinner, Stanton told of the college's serious cash flow problems, loss of credit, meager endowment and enormous debt. "I see candor as a fundamental component of credibility," Stanton said Monday. The follow-up calls have just started, so Stanton is hesitant to make predictions. He did say, however, he was optimistic the college would reach its short-term need of $750,000. Stanton said that amount is needed to meet current expenses and deficits from the two previous years. BASEMENT REPAIR Call us for good news when you get those rainy-day blues. Other Special Service*: Level Settling Homes Window Wells  Plastering All Types Concrete Repair Waterproofing Basement Walls Bernard Construction Co. 662-7151 or 669-8606 Hutchinson, Kansas AMERICAN WATERBED GALLERY 1 MILLION DOLLAR SUPER SALE Itiisf io|u,ion kit-JkaWB^P#aY (King, Oueen, or ^Lw^M ^m Super Single siie) j1095 Oueen Super Single size) Cover _ ,iif*k,J*>� roversoble comforter ^^�bOK and matching set W �* sheets. ^fT^T m Reg. $139.95 (King or Oueen) $299?5 Reg. $649.95 w/li^liis Reg. $599.95 Price Includes: headboard, frame, deck, riser, mattress, heater, liner, fill A solution kit. $299^ ^s^P' mmmmt mm mm complete Price Includes: headboard, frame, deck, riser, mattress, heater, liner, fill A solution kit. 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