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Carthage Press (Newspaper) - July 21, 1973, Carthage, Missouri New plants in three states Steadley expanding j. Roger Lawrence president Steadley company announced today a major expansion program for the Carthage based Spring manufacturer with new plants in California Colorado and Florida. The new Denver colo., Plant will double the size of the existing facility while the Florida and California operations will represent a major geographical expansion. Additional equipment has been on order for several months w Hile some existing machinery has been undergoing modification in Carthage. Completion dates will depend upon weather and equipment deliveries. However the Florida and California plants will be in operation before the new Denver Plant is ready for occupancy. Florida Colorado and California Are three of the fastest growing regions of the country and additional production capacity is needed to properly service these growing areas according to Lawrence. Steadley company presently has plants in Carthage Denver and Brenham Tex. Press volume eighty nine a number 171 saturday july 21, 1973 Carthage to. Return postage guaranteed . A pot party a officer Gayle Wells left looks on As Carthage police chief James Turner disposes of to pounds of marijuana in fire behind police Headquarters. Street value of the a a grass was valued at $2,000. Numerous pills were also disposed of. The narcotics a some seized with the help of the a a tips turn in a Pusher program a were taken Over the past 18 to 24 months. A press staff photo by Mike Bizelli. At fair acres Elmhurst emergency Generator contracts approved Misc summer commencement there is a fall Street. View is North from Walnut looking toward Oak. Map make snub the Jasper county association for social services inc., which operates both fair acres and Elmhurst facilities has awarded electric motor Supply co., Joplin a contract for emergency generators to be used at both places. Contract was awarded on a bid basis with the Joplin firms the West of the bids submitted last december according to a statement by mrs. Inez Hodges co administrator for both facilities. The association is now receiving bids for rewiring both facilities As Well As for their Interior repainting and redecoration mrs. Hodges added. The need for the generators plans announced had been discussed Over a period of years but the ice storm of 1972 brought to reality the utmost importance for emergency heat and lights for approximately 300 patients she said. Bids were first taken in december 1972, and Mike Pence general manager of the electric motor Supply company made the Low bid. Missouri Southern state College has announced plans for its summer commencement. Commencement for 50 baccalaureate degree and seven associate degree candidates will be held saturday August 28 at 3 . In the Ball room of the College Union building. Fred e. Davis president of state fair Community College at Sedalia will deliver the commencement address. Davis received the Bachelor and masters degrees from Northwest Missouri state College at Maryville. Additional study was done at the University of Colorado and Wayne state University of Detroit Mich. Davis has been a High school principal teacher and coach at Fillmore High school a teacher in the Hillyard vocational school at St. Joseph superintendent of schools Andrew county Savannah assistant director of teacher education and certification state department of education Jefferson City and director of Junior College education state department of education. He became the first president of state fair Community College in 1967. In addition to belonging to Many educational organizations Davis is a member of Delta Kappa and last year was the recipient of the Sedalia chamber of Commerce outstanding citizen award. Or. I on Billingsly will preside at the commencement convocation. The program includes the processional March in e Flat by Robert a. Harris pianist the invocation by William Stanton pastor St. Mary s Catholic Church and a Solo by Mezzo Soprano Sharon Mitchell singing a i get All my life be after the commencement address or. Edward s. Phinney vice president for academic affairs will present the graduating class. Or. Billingsly will Confer the degrees and Arthur Kungle sr., a member of the Board of trustees will present the diplomas. George Volmert registrar has released the following students As candidates for graduation listed by Home town Carthage Margaret Ann Coffee Nila Gail Harrington Margaret Louise Henson Sherrel Wayne Lawhon Susan Alice Neil Jack a. F. Sink and Nancy Karen Watkins. Webb City Gary i a Thomas and William Edward Welch. Sarcoxie a Ruth Ann Bates. Carl Junction Cheryl Dean Culp. Jasper a David Lynn Fred e. Davis Dodson. Reeds a Barry Vance Meares. Diamond a Stephen Charles Taylor. Duenweg Phyllis Ann Hight. Granby a Arthur Coleman Harrel or. Oronogo a Larry Morris Lacey. Seneca a Larry Wayne Elliott and Dee Ann Gallemore. Neosho Jerry Keith Greever and Milton Edgar Hubbard. Pineville Lee Franklin Stout sen Berger. Joplin a Lyle Edward Brennan Donna Colleen Clason Lona sue Cottingham Philip Wayne Doran David Alvin Duvall Robert Eugene George Richard Howard Graff Larry Michael Hailey Frances Faye Helms Terron Lamar Jackson Eileen Marie Johnson Joseph John Kelly jr., Gregory Strong Kissel Kenneth Gene Meistad Sarrah Louise Murray Myrna i a Oviatt Robert Dale Prater Dennis Dwight Reaves James Ervin Roberts David Maurice Shaffer Steven Lawrence stauffer Jack Scott Taylor Judith Dale Thomason Tom Morgan Thompson Jeffrey i. Tynes Martin Evans Weber Walter Hugh Wicklund Thomas Alan Wicks and Bruce Alan Woods. Miami a John i Rry keen Connie Elaine Knight and Ronald Dean Wooldridge. Commerce Roy Junior Carney. Ulysses Kan. Mark Thomas Nelson. St. Louis Ruth Margaret Coffel. By Neil Campbell press staff writer fall Street runs one Block North and South Between Oak and Walnut streets. It is a quiet area with about 25 residents who would normally be described As solid average tax paying citizens. But fall Streeter Are mad these Days and some Are even considering not paying City taxes. Others reportedly talk of seceding from the City limits. Fall Street residents Are tired of losing their identity. An identity loss it comes when a Street is left off the City map and that a exactly what happened to fall Street this year and apparently ifs not the first time mrs. Anna Ferguson 410 fall Street has resided on the Block since 1928 and owns several pieces of property there. She says she can to remember a City map in All that time that has included her Street. A if the City has left us off again then i done to think they should collect any taxes Here since they apparently done to want mrs. Ferguson notes several practical problems that result from the map oversights. A a in a frequently getting Calls from out of towners who can to find where i live because ifs not on the City maps they be been she also thinks the Quality of City services on her Street has been adversely affected by the exclusion. In particular she criticizes the Weed and Brush control on nearby Parsons Street to which some of her property extends. Mrs. Al Proctor 430 fall Street echoes those views. The Weed and Brush situation on Parsons Street is often bad she says. She adds that such areas often serve As Breeding grounds for insects and varmints. She notes however that Parsons Street was recently mowed a for the first time in quite she thinks a maybe we could get better City services on fall Street if we were on the but then Parsons Street which is about the same length As fall Street and not As inhabited is on the map. Mrs. Proctor says she can to understand Why the Street department has trouble with Parsons Street. She keeps her property cleared off and a if an old lady of 70 can do it it looks like the City the office of City Engineer e. S. A de key Glenn says fall Street is on some of their maps and not on others. They did say that a cursory Check shows fall Street unlisted on maps which would be available to the general Public. Mayor John c. Sheldon told the press that the exclusion of fall Street was an unfortunate oversight which would be corrected when new supplies of City maps Are ordered. However this wont be for quite sometime As new supplies Only recently arrived at City offices. Meanwhile miss Pearl glimpse 425 fall Street a Veteran resident summarizes the views of Many of her neighbors. She says a it does no to seem fair for us to be left off that Way. We have rights just like the other a temperature of 136.4 degrees in the Shade was recorded at Al Aziz Ivah Libya in september 1922.�?T ice Cream lovers a making preparations and getting in shape for the Maple Leaf ice Cream social set for thursday aug. 9 from 6 to 9 . Are from left mrs. Kum Montgomery mrs. Mary Ann Buster mrs. Mary Karen Carter and mrs. Christie Justus. Entertainment will be by the Marble squares and the firehouse four. A press staff photo Parade of champions brings Down curtain on fair the traditional Parade of champions and trophy presentation brought to a close the 17th annual Jasper county youth fair Friday night. Officials termed the fair held in municipal Park a highly successful one. Some 300 exhibitors participated in Home economics Field crops and other exhibits in the municipal Park roller skate rink Pavilion in addition to the livestock and major classes. George Kompir. Of Carthage has served As president of the fair for eight years. Freddie Mailes is treasurer. Murray Wilcox and Philip Blankenship Are vice presidents and Rachael Thornton Secretary. Award winners were As follows horse show a sportsmanship awards exhibitor Over 14 years Cheryl Faucett Carthage and under 14, Joe Hilgenberg Carthage trophy by production credit association showmanship award by kiwanis club of Carthage exhibitor 14 and Over Allison Griggs Jasper and under 14, Glen Santy Carthage. Beef showmanship trophies by Carthage Mia Exchange senior Kim Howard Carthage and Junior Gayle Scott Joplin. Swine showmanship awards a by Jasper county farm Bureau senior Rick Silvey Jasper and Junior Ginger Silvey Jasper. Dairy showmanship awards a by Jasper county no senior Ted Probert Jasper and Junior Gregg Flenniken Jasper. Grand Champion Dairy female trophy Darrell Harris Carthage route 3, exhibitor award by associated milk producers inc. Grand Champion shorthorn female Hank Hester Jasper award by Harbison farms Carthage route 2 grand Champion Hereford female Kim Howard Carthage route 2, award by Bridges Hereford farm Sarcoxie grand Champion Angus female Murray Griggs Jasper award by Brightwell farms Carthage. Grand Champion beef steer trophy Terry Scott Joplin on Hereford and grand Champion beef female Murray Griggs Jasper on Angus grand Champion beef Bull Kim Howard Carthage Hereford trophies by Carthage veterans of foreign wars Post. Tractor driving contest trophies senior Larry stump Jasper and Junior David Young Carthage route 2, trophies by la wis implement co., Carthage. Trophy for cleanest stall maintained by exhibitor Doug Shaffer Carthage by ramp a sales Carthage cleanest stall for Dairy department Jeanie and Eugene Sloniker Carthage trophies by ramp a sales and for cleanest stall by exhibitor under to years of age Rocky Rush Jasper with Loren Griggs As trophy sponsor. For tractor driving contest on Friday seniors i Arry stump Jasper and Larry Hartman Carthage route 3, both Blue ribbons Jim Johnson Jasper red ribbon Eugene Hilgenberg Carthage Roger Royer Webb City and Jim Hancock Carthage White ribbons and juniors David Young Carthage route 2, and Jeff Heger Jasper Blue ribbons i Eslie i Lambeth and Carl stump both of Jasper red ribbons and David stump Jasper and Eugene Snyder Carthage White ribbons. In the obedience class of the dog show Friday All contestants were members of Happy helpers and Prairie Flower 4-h clubs both of the Webb City area with awards Given to Perry Bashaw Irish setter Blue ribbon and trophy Colleen fresher poodle Hurt Bashaw poodle Paul Kash austrian terrier Melanie Babbit Scottie and Renee Brown poodle All Blue ribbons Robin Cantrell poodle Tracy Gillam poodle Karia Morgan Cocker and David Giffen Dachshund All red ribbons. An open fun dog show followed the obedience classes

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