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Garden City Telegram (Newspaper) - March 8, 1980, Garden City, Kansas Amp to psf St y3deaths i blinds la Ort Hren Jesse Sbarber shop. A a Middle aged resident of downtown Ulysses. As the Barber pole turns first to hear the news and views in i we do y St a it writer Ulysses when Young Jess Collum was seeking a career he left Kansas to become an electrician and came Home a Barber. Collum is As enrolled in an electricians school at Chicago. He was hallway through the school when his physician advised him to learn an indoor Trade because of his medical condition instead of coming Home. Collum stayed in the Windy City and transferred to Barber school since then Collum and his trusty set of clippers have been inseparable Collum had his work Cut out for him As a student Barber he Learned the Trade in the heart of Chicago s skid Row where the school was located his a subjects Quot were bums whose hair he Cut for free owner Jess Collum gives customer Tom Cox Johnson a Good Pat of Talcum powder after his haircut. Oei Inis its been 27 years since he left Chicago and clipped his first lock at the tiny shop on Ulysses main Street Collum has witnessed Many changes in the town s personality in that time he has watched the powerful Gas Industry influence the area and facades of neighbouring stores change like chameleons he classifies the Barber shop As a Middle aged Quot survivor of Dow Ntow n Ulysses Collum also survived another personality trait of the town and Many other towns which Hurt fellow members of his profession Ulysses. Which once supported six Barbers now supports two. The chair which another Barber once occupied in Collums shop stands empty Collum also Cut his work week from six to five Days business slowed considerably in the 190 is when trends turned to from strictly above the ear styles to Long locks on males being a Barber in Ulysses made it necessary for Collum to learn to Cut All kinds of Sty Les from the die hard Crew Cut styles to the Tad Collums two sons still sport the styled cuts Collum cuts his own hair in Standard f fashion w Ith sideburns and a dab of hair tonic Jess s Barber shop is not the place to go if you re looking for frills a Good haircut is his business and that is the focal Point of the shop. There s no fancy decor just tradition mirrors Are filing deliberately from three of the shops four Walls a pain Ting is sandwiched Between two of them it is a painting of place where Collum could enjoy fishing his favorite Hobby All sorts of magazines occupy another Corner the Only greenery which adorns the shop is starts of vegetable and i Low or Plant which will be planted in his Home Garden later this Spring Collum has been Able to preserve another characteristic typical of a Barber shop it is a Haven for men to loaf and Chat whether they need a haircut or not a the Only reason i take the newspaper is to see who gets lie says Light i v it s Only natural for a Barber s shop to Fie that Haven Collum says Barbers have been a talked to Quot since the Days of the first Barbers the egyptians Collums personality nurtures that characteristic a Jovial Man. Collum loves to joke and Swap tales As much As his customers yet it is Clear it is his Basic policy not to mix politics and religion with customers he also expresses deep concern for the welfare of Ulysses which Fie believes Quot is the Best town of Western Kansas a i really like barbering Quot says Collum Quot you meet a lot of interesting people you hear some of the ties fishing stories and i be probably told my share too Quot Collum dispels the belief i Fiat Quot you can t do two things at once Atter watching him. It seems the scissor clips run rhythmically with his colourful conversation Collum can expect customers at any moment because his business relies solely on walk ins he used to Fie Able to count on certain customers religiously every three weeks now. Most get a Cut w Hen the mood strikes them customers come from As far As Colorado for a Cut a sizable portion of ins Trade is travellers now matter where they Conn from. Collum greets customers with a Friendly hello then the ritual begins. He swirls a Cape through the air and around his customer then delicately whittles away the extra hair. Each Cut is topped off w Ith a brisk Pat of Talcum powder or a splash of toilet water after a junk sweep with his soft w Tusk Brush across his customer s Neek and the Broom across the linoleum it s time for another to step up and be trimmed Fop elects officers skipper prexy members of Garden City s newly organized chapter of fraternal order of police officers elected officers at a meeting Friday night Eddie skipper Garden City police officer was elected president. He will to assisted by James Kerby vice president Roger Schroeder Secretary Steve Grindle treasurer David Rupp conductor. John Larson guard Mark Reha. Dan tone Gas and Kent Newport trustees skipper said saturday the remainder of the meeting was spent discussing objectives of the chapter and other items such As finding a location for a Lodge. Besides focusing on items which handle on the Job concerns. Skipper said the group Hopes to play a More Active role in the Community. Officers Are considering participating in Benefit drives and the like. Quot we re not the striking Type we re not a Bunch of Guys saying we want. We want we that would take us out of the graces of the skipper said Quot we just feel we needed something we Haven t had a place to air our grievances. We also thought we should Fie More involved Iii the Community because we Are members of the skipper said the group a did not Sanction nor drive Quot for chief Richard Colwell a dismissal last week Quot we Felt there should Fie a reason Given but even though we realize that the City commissioners do not have to give one Quot he said there Are 2u Garden City police of flyers who be joined Fop skipper said there Are several who Are undecided it they will join the group will meet every other Friday at 7 jul . In Homes of members until a Lodge is found he said another area police Force is watching Garden City s Progress forming the Fop chapter Dodge City officers Are considering joining several Garden City officers Are planning to meet with Dodge City representatives soon Connally confident for South Carolina by Lek Byrd associated press writer South Carolina republicans turned out today for their first presidential primary with John Connally hoping to pop out of the candidate cellar and Ronald Reagan vying to keep Dixie a heart from turning tickle George Bush while withdrawing a last minute Media attack on Reagan wanted to stay close enough to Dampen the standby interest of Gerald r Ford and Sharpen the gop Battle into a two Way contest Between himself and the former California governor. The South Carolina balloting was the first of four deep South contests in four Days with Florida Georgia and Alabama coming up tuesday. Reagan a Strong showing in the Region four years ago revived a faltering Challenge to Ford and led him to a near upset of the incumbent president this time Reagan comes in As a hard charging rum runner but former Texas gov. Connally declared on election eve Quot in a going to carry this at stake were 25 National convention delegates and perhaps More critically momentum for the Battles next week. The polls opened at 9 a m. Est and were to close at 7 never before had the South Carolina gof conducted a primary nor had there been any election on a saturday in the state democrats will begin selecting their delegates at precinct caucuses starting in a week with Reagan former in. Ambassador Bush and himself the Only serious contenders on the ballot Connally has dipped into his dwindling Treasury for All he dares while devoting most of his last three weeks on the South Carolina hustings after dismal showings in Iowa. Arkansas and new England another poor result could finish him for Good especially if viewed in Light of All the help he a had from sen. Strom Thurmond and former gov. James Edwards two of the most powerful political figures in the states history still Connally defiantly asked a Why should i think that if i Don t win. In a going to collapse�?T7�?T�?T he predicted instead. A if we carry South Carolina As i anticipate we will Well run very Strong in Alabama Georgia and got the momentum Reagan his own Campaign strapped Minnie e. Allison Minnie e Allison. 89, died thursday at Plainville Rural Hospital in Plainville she was the Mother it mrs j la Flora Lee Walton. 1319summit funeral will be at 2 p in saturday at the United methodist Church. Plain Ville burial will be at Plainville cemetery family suggests memorials to the Church Carl g. Heinitz Lakin Carl George Heinitz. 59. Died thursday at St Catherine Hospital born feb 9, 1921. At Wilson he moved to Kearny county Iii 1945 from Garden City a Tanner. Or Wilson was a member of the United methodist Church. Lakin and eagles Lodge. Garden City he was a Veteran of world War ii. Serving in the i s army infantry he was married to Dorothy May Weber dec 21. 1945. In Garden it its in addition to his wife of the Home. Or Heinitz is survived by a son. Robert. Lakin a daughter mrs Carol slate. Lakin two Brothers Herman. 2521 b. Garden City and William. Leoti five Sisters. Mrs Bertha nose Conway Springs. Mrs Rachael Dalhart. 919 n 9th. Garden City. Mrs Leah Smith. Seattle. Wash. Mrs Lydia Birzer Dodge City and mrs Elma dais Marion and six grandchildren one son Larry Lynn. Preceded him in death april 19. 1988 a brother. Paul preceded him in death in 1959 in he funeral will beat Loam most monday at the Lakin United methodist Church w Ith the Rev Loren Chapman officiating. Burial at Lakin cemetery a memorial has been established in ins name with the heart fund contributions Mav in sent Iii care of the Philip is White funeral Home Garden City friends May Call until 9 p in sunday at the Phillips White funeral Hom Betty Pennington Dodge Chw Betty Pennington. 73. Died Friday at Dodge City regional Hospital she was the sister of mrs Ann Depperschmidt 1408 e Laurel. Garden City other survivors include one son Jerry. Dodge City three Brothers another sister and two grandchildren Rosary will be 7 30 sunday at Hulpieu Swami funeral Home. Dodge City funeral w ill be at to a Iii monday at the sacred heart Cathedral. Dodge City. Msgr George a Husemann of relating burial at Maple Grove cemetery. Dodge City friends May Call until 9 saturday and sunday at the funeral homers. Edgar Ray Cimarron funeral for mrs Ruth Ray. 74. Will be 2 p in monday at the first Hristian a lunch Iii it in Arron mrs Ray died Friday morning at the heritage Home of Cimarron born Ruth Zandine sept 8. 1905. At Wilson minty she married Edgar Ray june 3. 1953. At Raton n m she was a lifetime resident of the Cimarron Community mrs Ray was a member of the first Christian Ltd Hutch. It Marron survivors include the husband of the Home one son. James Stocker. Dodge City one daughter. Mrs Betty Ila itch. Garden City three Brothers. Dan Zandine. Bristol. Colo. And Robert and Tom Zandine. Both of Springfield duo. Live grandchildren and six great grandchildren burial w ill be in Cimarron cemetery friends May Call rom noon to 8 p in saturday and from 9 a Iii to 8 p in sunday at Burkhart a Gray county funeral Chapel and until service time monday at the Church family suggests memorials to the Church building fun Glenn Vav. Jewett former Garden Chian Glenn w jew it died february 17 at Joplin to born be 21. 1907 at Kansas City to. He married Goldie l Bates no 9. 1930 or Jewett was a Garden City postal employee i rom 1935 1945 survivors include Bis wife. Several nieces and nephews funeral was Fob 20 at Galena burial at memorial Park cemetery. Joplin wins District legion contest Brad born. A senior at Garden City High school won first place in the seventh District american legion oratorical contest thursday in Dodge City the son of the Rev and mrs Floyd born. 2011 Eugene ave., will compete in tin state oratorical contest next wednesday Iii dorm ice born will compete against the winners from the six other districts in the state for a $500 first place prize Ruth in Merriwether. Hutchinson placed second Iii thursdays com petition at Dodge born gained the right to compete in the District Competition when he won first place Iii the local contest spoil sorted by the Harry la Renick american legion Post Leticia Laremore daughter of mrs and mrs Luther Laremore 007 e fair took second place in the local contest Brad born Hutch Juco won t renew prexy s pact Hutchinson. Kau a the trustees of Hutchinson Community College announced Early today they will not renew the contract of College president David Cothrun. Cothrun 49. Has been president at the 2.500-student Campus the third largest of Kansas 19 Public Community colleges for the past three years he said today he probably will explore Job offers outside of education Don Miller trustees chairman emerged from an hour Long executive session alter Midnight and read a 2g-Page statement announcing the action the Board had held two previous closed door meetings covering about seven hours on the contract question Miller termed the action a Iii the Best interests of the College but a difficult decision Quot Miller said the Board s greatest concerns were the president s a Overall leadership particularly in decision making the consistency of actions and the morale of acc administration and faculty he refused to give specific examples of Board dissatisfaction with Cothrun Cothrun told reporters he believed a a difference in style Quot was the principal reason for his firing Cothrun came to Hutchinson from new Mexico military Institute succeeding or a la Hiland who for 17 years was the school s president trustees set Tor monday a meeting to begin the search for Cothrun s successor group seeks funds for Halfway House for Cash. Agreed South Carolina was a a bellwether Quot for the rest of the South and he too. Stumped to the wire Friday night before heading into Florida on the West coast. Reagan a ousted Campaign manager. John p. Sears huddled with Ford at the former president s Mojave desert Home in California and declared afterwards. A emr Ford could be nominated if he decided to run a Ford for his part said he has yet to make that decision although Thomas Reed head of the new draft Ford National committee declared things Are a moving very Bush also whipped Between Florida and South Carolina telling reporters in Greenville s c., a i think Well Surprise some people in today a balloting a new organization of Garden Cit urns is establishing a Halfway House As a residential treatment Center for those recovering from alcoholism or other chemical addictions the Western Kansas foundation for alcohol and chemical dependency it wok it is a non profit group to be in Corpora ted under the Laws of Kansas wok is negotiating for a property near downtown for the planned House initially intended to accommodate up to 12 male residents the House will serve As a temporary residence for individuals referred by inpatient treatment centers such As Valley Hope. Norton the House is intended to serve persons who have completed a full time treatment program residency at a Halfway House allows these persons to resume their Normal life in the Home Community it provides a supportive atmosphere of living in a Small group setting where gains made in the treatment can be consolidated and put into practice the organizers say a the Halfway House replaces ones former drinking buddies with a set of new acquaintances and friends who support the change that the chemically addicted person is trying to said a wok spokesman the new organization is seeking financial support for its Endeavor this includes some tax monies donations and a local membership drive the foundation expects to offer additional services once tie Halfway House is established representatives appeared fief Ore county commissioners earlier this week to make a request for funds commissioners reserved action until the Halfway House is purchased when they will consider the wok Appeal for financial support those interested in the wok project May secure further information by calling the foundation s president Judy Dunn at 275-5159

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