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Sidney Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Sidney, NebraskaOptimism up ivs rain revives drying crops there was a general note of optimism evident among Farmers Grain men and weather observers in this area after showers the past few Days resulted in accumulated moisture count of More than a half Inch Over a wide Section of the Panhandle said Lyle Burton assistant county agent Here a it was far from a deluge but this moisture gives us another Hance Quot he reported crops looking much improved Over a wide area in Sidney the total of three showers Over the past several Days resulted in .01 total. Both the weather station at the Airport and Dave Ells Federal observer reported 25 of moisture which fell be-1 tween Midnight saturday night and five sunday morning at Potter George Coulter reported 61 total for the past few a Days and .28 for the sunday morning Shower. Here As elsewhere crops Are reported to be looking much better As a result of the moisture. Don Dey Ermand of Dalton said the sunday morning storm left .33 of an Inch of rain at Dalton and said the storm was general to the West of town with reports of some moisture As far West As Scotts Bluff. The moisture from sunday mornings storm brought the total of rainfall in the Dalton area to 73 for the past few Days. Wheal South of town is looking especially Good or de it Ermand said. The gauge at the Farmers elevator at Gurley measured a Quarter Inch of moisture sunday morning however there were reports of heavier rainfall West of town and in some cases up to a half Inch. Long Polc reported 20 in sundays fall said the accumulated total amounted to 45 in that area. All crops in that Section were said to have responded Well to the moisture $1 million to be spent for upping minuteman approach roads in county Juk sees no Freedom loss in 1964 plan june 1, 2potter Rodeo scheduled for two big Days Potter a the 10th annual Potter Rodeo has been set for saturday and sunday june 1 and 2, at the Potter Rodeo grounds sponsored by the Potter Rodeo assn., the event annually attracts some of the top cowboys in the nation and this year will be no exception. On hand to keep the action Lively will be Mike Cervi Sterling Colo., Rodeo Clown and Brian o Neill Colorado Springs announcer. Both men were at the Potter event inst year. Furnishing the Stock will be the Summit Rodeo contractors of Laramie Wyo. On both Days the activity will begin at 1 30 . And will include such events As calf roping Bull dogging buil Riding bareback sad a lie bronc Jack pot girls barrel race and kid steer Riding. Cash prizes will be awarded in addition to a trophy donated by the ranch hand Sterling. Climaxing the two Day program will be a saturday night dance at. The Potter legion Hall. Jaycee Barbershop singing qua Lelle con Les i is in june or Paul Adkinson who Heads up the Jaycee committee planning to stage a Barbershop Quartetti singing Conlest Here on sunday june 23, said three singing organizations have entered the Competition so far and that Many inquiries Are coming in from around the area. The three registered so far include the Alley cars a Many a group from Potier. The blend ties a Quartetti representing the Lee stores in Sidney and the shy Guys from Cheyenne Wyo. This last group represents the Cheyenne chapter of the spd13sqsa, the organization dedicated to the preservation of this Type of singing. Entry deadline is june 1, according to Dickinson and at least ten or twelve singing groups Are expected to be Here for the show which will be at the Junior High auditorium the can can dancers from the mrs Jaycees in Sidney will entertain and there will be other Surprise entertainment features added there will be a menus division and a women a division with identical prizes for each. A travelling trophy will be awarded to the outstanding group which Wil have Washington C. A commenting on enactment of feed Grain legislation president Kennedy said today in part that a Congress has assured Farmers that if they approve the wheat referendum on tuesday they will be Able to Plant feed Grain on wheat acres or wheat on feed Grain acres. Farmers needed this information to vote intelligently. This program gives the Farmer the Freedom to farm at a profit Freedom to Plant his allotted acres in accordance with his Best judgment and Freedom from disastrously Low rep. Harold Cooley of the House added a wheat Farmers Are being told that if they vote Down the present program Congress will pass a new a pie in die sky Type of wheat program for the 1964 crop. This is pure demagoguery. I Hope that no wheat producers will be polls for the wheat referendum will be open in Nebraska from eight . To ten ., tuesday to provide ample time for All wheat Farmers to vote. The late evening hour will make it unnecessary for Farmers to leave the Field in the daytime unless they choose to do so. The largest vote in the history of the wheat referendum series is ltd a a leg rapt second class postage paid at Sidney Nebr. Send change of address n Post office Box 219, Sidney Nebr. Subscription rates $8 per year inside 50 mile zone $9 outside 50 mile zone $8 per year by Carrier single copies 10 cents. Established in 1873�?western Nebraska s oldest newspaper Sidney Nebr., monday May 20, 1963volume 89�?no. 115 2 youths badly Hurt in a wreck the Rodeo is Rca-approved., ,. Members of the Patter Rodeo Assn to be won Thice times to 2a>n per Quot a two car Accident just South of the county Road intersection with Nebraska Highway 19 at Lorenzo at about 9 30 saturday night sent two Young men to the Hospital in serious condition and totally destroyed a 1958 car involved m the Side shipping incident. Cars were driven by John Dorman of Sidney 18, and Richard b. Robinson also 18, of Kimball. Passengers in the Dorman Auto were Rodney King 18, Sidney and Kent. ,. Richards 18, Sidney both serious Antici Patch in Cheyenne county i by Hurt in Tjie mishap a passenger and throughout the nation. The Nebraska wheat growers assn., in session at Ogallala today reaffirmed it stand favouring a a yes Quot vote in the referendum. Bennie Herbolsheimer of Potter said the association thinks approval of the 19g4 farm plan will give the wheat Farmer More Rattler than less Freedom. I in said it was agreed at today a wheat grower session that a a a not vote will not Lake the government out of farming but it May to Koj you this presumably was so aimed at wheat Farmers who Are taking the position that they will lose Complete free decision and action in wheat producing if the referendum is approved. Are Dick Stull president Phil Crantz vice president George Whitney treasurer Dewey Larson Kenneth Merscheim and Cliff her a Bolds Heimer trustees. The late Kenneth Stines was Secretary of the association. Bond trip Story to to in Post Juno 16th june 16 edition of the Denver Post is set for the Sidney High school band Mexico City trip coverage in the Empire Magazine Section according to word received from Bernard Kelly Empire assistant editor and author of the article the layout is Complete and a a looks wonderful a the feature written from a Sidney Community Angle will have a color photo of the marching band plus six Black and White pictures. Pictures known to be included arc one of the a a a jail at the band parents carnival and of the a parcel table. Since the Story features the entire Lyncy area and their support of the and trip residents will be especially interested in the article menant ownership individual trophies will be awarded to winners along with Cash prizes of $25 and si5 for first and second in each division i Benny Hockman is in charge of an added activity called the a a a afterglow party which will be open to the Public this year there after a Buffet supper All singers will1 gather to put on on Impromptu singing Iest. Dick Baliman is in charge of registrations John Mason will have charge of staging the affair and Jerry Svobodny will head the judges and prizes d vision. It David r. Roberts 48-year resident of Peetz locality in the Robinson car was Rhett to i Boson 16, brother of the drive who was from Kimball neither of i the Robinson boys was Hurt. John Dorman was examined at memorial Hospital treated for bruises and released safely patrolman Felix Koenig who investigated the Accident said both cars were heading South when the Robinson car attempted to pass the Dorman Auto. The Robinson car went out of control went off i the left shoulder of the Road then veered Back onto the Highway and j collided with the Dorman car on i the right Side where both cars left the Road. The Dorman car rolled one and one half times Landing on its top. Both passengers were thrown out of the car the Driver remained with the car the patrolman reported seat belts he said would probably have saved the passengers being injured. Physicians for the injured boys reported both in serious condition monday Rodney Klug is suffering from a severe head injury a fractured Skull and multiple fractures. His doctor reported his condition As extremely critical. Kent Richards was moved to a Cheyenne Wyo Hospital after receiving emergency treatment Here the doctor in Cheyenne said he 800 Miles slated for work in three states As defense a essential the defense department is preparing to spend close to $9 million for the upgrading of roads in a Tri state area where minuteman missile launching and control Sites Are now being constructed. The timetable Calls for first bid i Calls to be made in june it we i hours in the Hospital Learned monday through the site activation task Force command United states air Force at Warren air base Cheyenne Wyo. The bids will be called by the Bureau of Public roads through the state Highway departments of Nebraska Wyoming and Colorado. It is considered Likely that the bids will be split up into a number of contracts so that Small contractors will have a Chance at successful bids a satan spokesman said the roads will be upgraded to specifications calling for tolerance of 18,000 pounds actual weight for legion poppy sales May 25 in five towns Frontier boardings reported now at 87 manager Dale Kindred of Frontier airlines reported this morning monday that 87 persons have boarded Frontier planes at Sidney so far this month. With the quota figure at 95 at the s Date this leaves boardings s Short of the quota. Or Kindred said this is much better than the figure for May 1962. But is still Short of cab requirements David r. Roberts 72, of Peetz died Friday at the veterans Hospital in Cheyenne where he had been taken three Days previous. He had been ill about one month or Roberts a Farmer had re sided in the Peetz Community for j Bas a dislocation and facture to the the past 48 years. J spine which has resulted in an funeral services will be held tue it apparent injury to the Spina Cord Day Mav 21, 2 In the Evan-1 causing Complete paralysis of the a Chical United Brethren Church 0wer extremities the doctor said at Peetz. The Rev. Raymond Scott Jap bad i10pes that the patient might will officiate with burial in Sunset Bave some return of partial co memorial gardens in Sterling Colo j has general condition is re military graveside rites will be con Tec As Good ducted. The Gehrig and son fun-1 patrolman Koenig estimated eral Home is in charge. Damage to the Robinson car at minuteman missile construction display was the Center of attention for the crowd at armed forces Day at the depot on sunday. From left i. James Dvekar u. S. Air Force major Paul car roil corps of engineers and Cape. Charles Freed u a. Air Force. U. S. Army photo a a. Large crowd pleased with rides displays alarmed forces Day the Bright red memorial poppy will be in evidence in towns throughout the area on saturday May 25. At that time members of the american legion auxiliary and volunteers will be on the streets of Sidney Lodgepole Dalton Potter and Gurley. Chappells Sale will be on tuesday May 28. Residents wiil be asked to pay what they wish for the memorial poppy As a tribute to dead and disabled servicemen. Mrs. Esther Swanson chairman of the Sale in Sidney explains a by accepting one of Diese poppies we Aid the living victims of the past three wars while honouring our dead. The poppy grew in the battlefields of France and Belgium where american servicemen have fallen during two world wars. A five year life with Normal maintenance it was announced. The heaviest vehicles now being used or to be used in the minute Man installations will not exceed 18,000 pounds. The roads Are part or state and county systems and Are the mein approach arteries to the missile launching and control Sites in Southeastern Wyoming southwestern Nebraska and northeastern Colorado. Complete specifications of the upgrading work have not been disclosed butt is known that the work will include Road widening major travelling programs and some hard surfacing. Three counties in Nebraska Banner Kimball and Cheyenne a Are involved. Banner county will get 79.16 Miles of upgrading at an estimated Cost of $>70,561 Kimball will get 14s.21 Miles at an estimated $1,018,204 and Cheyenne county will get 160.60 at an estimated $1,108,554. Southeastern Wyoming will get 213.70 Miles of the upgrading at an estimated Cost of $3,686,640. Two counties in northeastern Colorado Are included. Logan is to get 105.90 Miles at an estimated $1,330,888 and Weld 87.90 Miles at an estimated $988,336. The exact total mileage in the three states in 799.58, and the estimate on the work totals $8,803273. A satan emphasized that this is upgrading work arid has no connection wry any it ltd repair or maintenance projects which May be scheduled in these areas by the states or counties themselves. The bid Calls in june will involve Nebraska Road mileage in Banner and Kimball counties. Another Call in july is expected to embrace mileage in Kimball and. Cheyenne counties. Later this year a in the years following the first. World War the poppy came to be a and from september to nov 6joan of Lorraine next play the family has designated a memorial to the e. U. B Church. David Roberts was born june 11, 1890, at Towyn Wales Scotland the son of or. And mrs Robert or sets he came with his parents to lie United states in 1907, when they settled in wave. Neb in 1915, the family moved to the Peetz Community or Reber s was married Augusi 1g, 1922, in Sterling Colo. To Lena Jane Storts. He was a world War i Veteran and a member of the e. A b. Church and Peetz Post 135, american i Quot a on. Survivors survivors include his widow Lena four sons Robert go Willard co Odonald d., of rpm a Texas and Ras d and William both or peer zone daughter. Mrs. Seriy j. Meick or Gallup n a and four grandchildren $200, and said the loss of the Dorman car would probably be in sex Cess of $1,000 the officer said that no charges have been filed As a result of the Accident but that the investigation is not yet Complete. Weather parly Cloudy through tuesday. A few widely scattered showers monday afternoon and evening. Good weather and at least two innovations b. Ought out a Good crowd for the annual observation of armed forces Day at Sioux army depot sunday. A crowd of More than two thousand people gathered at the depot Between the hours of noon and 4.30 to ride the trains and buses to watch the k is ride the fire trucks and to enjoy special demonstrations by the National guard and to see displays of minuteman construction markups. And other special displays the City a is unmarred by acc a deat or mishap. As 2,151 people thronged d splays and took rides 1,080 were noun cd on the train rides 81.9 took advantage of the bus ride offers and 589 youngsters Rode the fire truck around the depot area. Camera fans were welcomed to the area and untold thousands of pictures were taken of the displays the crowds and the demonstrations. A civil defense display was attracting a lot of attention with shelters shown along with a display of supplies and equipment that would be necessary to Stock a shelter. A novel display was the closed circuit television which the crowds found fascinating with the Novelty of Heing Able to see themselves on the screen a display showing the step by sted construction of a minuteman missile installation interested the crowd and proved to be one of the highlights of the Day. The Sidney unit of the National guard moved to the depot Early sunday morning and conducted a regular training session prior to the armed forces Day Celebration. Recognized As natures tribute to the War dead and it was soon adopted As the legion and auxiliary memorial Flower a mrs. Swanson added a a a the poppies you will Wear on poppy Day have an even greater significance than the Flowers which bloomed on the battlefields of Europe. These memorial poppies you will be offered have been made in hospitals and work shops where the suffering of War still the disabled veterans who make these Flowers Are Able to gain a dual Benefit from their work the poppy program gives Many men their Only Opportunity to support themselves and their families and it offers them a productive pastime with which to combat Long Premium Book to be available july 1 Ember additional Calls will be issued covering worx in Cheyenne county and in. Logan and Weld counties in Colorado. This work is not scheduled to get under Way until the Spring of 1964. The heaviest vehicle used in the minuteman program is a Hauler and installer which carries the minute Man to its a nest and then stands on end to Emp lace the missile in the silo. Heaviest vehicles now being used Are the ready mix Concrete trucks some of which Are capable of carrying seven cubic Yards of Concrete. However Here will be heavy vehicles used to service and maintain the missiles once they Are operational satan said. The minuteman Complex to support Warren air base will include 260 missiles ninety of which Are to be in Western Nebraska. Kenneth c. Stine a native of Potter Kimball retains its Oil production Lead test ski amp emotion is etched on mrs. John Elwell face even indicated in her hand As she a nods during the dedication of her while Armor in Quot Joan of Lorraine the Panhandle players production slated for this weekend. Mrs. Elwell. A talented Veteran of All aspects of Quot Little theater Quot work has not appeared in a play since she charmed audiences with her Meg portray-1 m her role a this weekend s or crib Tion is As different from Meg As the proverbial night and Day. J a a a a shows Dep a of feeling caught at rehearsal with a a Ratchet up piano Berch subbing for an altar. Regardless of the props however. Mrs. Elem a a dedication was compelling As were the other lines she spoke during sunday nights rehearsal. Friday and saturday May 24 and 25 Are production nights with curtain time Sot for 8 15 In the senior High auditorium. Telegraph photo thanks to Kimball county s production Ca pacify a he Panhandle of Nebraska continues to be the spot-1 get Are i in the s Are s Oil Patch but red Willow county in Southwest Nebraska has been press no hard for the loud k bats 7 610 298 Barre s of Oil produced in 1962 a More than one fourth of n l a up or firtion in the Sti e red w p a Fin shed at 6 972,465 barrels Banner held third place the same As the year be Fop with 4.98s.099 barrels and Cheyenne was a fourth with 3 755,808 Che Enne court produced Oer six billion feet of dry Gas to easily to d the Lead in that department red Willow s sleep it Hoir u f cd produced Well Over five Mill on barrel.-, of Oil last Vear for almost one fourth of the Nebraska total a 1 the Cheyenne county fair Board met again last week at the 4-h s building at trip to fur serve Gas x ther Iron out de Aiu for the big a a a Cheyenne Conn Quot of Quot it r Aad fort Sidney Days Celebration who he will be Stayert Nai i t 11-14. Lowery Linde Board Secretary said the Premium Book production is progressing on schedule and the Book is expected to be available for mailing to interested be sons on july 1. Copy went to the printers on May 23, which is to it full month ahead of the usual Date for the Kenneth c. Stines 35, of Potter died sunday night at memorial Hospital. He had a been in ill health for the part year. Date of funeral services is pending but rites will be held in the first lutheran Church at Potter. Printing Start the Leves More the Rev. Benjamin Warrenburg than a month for printing of the will officiate with burial in Potter Premium Book and will get the i cemetery. Craig mortuary is in Book to users in plenty of time charge. To be of most value or. Windelt Kenneth c. Stines was born april a said. J 17, 1928, at Potter the son of Evan the merchants is sold and Ethel Davis Stines he was a out As far As space is concerned a lifetime resident of the Potter com Wilh Many local merchants plan Unity. Eng displays. The Extension clubs have been accorded the use of six he married Jackie Young on sept. 4. 1953, at Potter. Or. Stines spaces in the building since space was employed in Potter As a school throughout the entire area is at bus Driver and bartender. A Premium Preble is appointed to Sidney Council this car. Driven by John Dorman of Sidney was involved in an Accident at Lorenzo saturday night which sent two Sidney Young men to hospitals with serious injuries was not seriously hurl. Driver of the car photo Cen Lerv survivors survivors include his widow Jackie three daughters Amber to seven Tami Lea five and Melody Jean four years eight Sisters mrs. I Lillian grooms Mound min Laferris Preble a former member mrs. Helen Ross Sepulveda Calif. Of the Sidney City Council has mrs. Doris Thomas and mrs. Lynn been appointed to fill out the in i Snail both of Sidney mrs Ruth expired term of Kermit l. Moore Miller or Scottsbluff mrs Merle who died recently. A Morrison and mrs. Jean Hixon. The appointment will become of both of fort Morgan and mrs Max festive May 27 at the next regular a me Hays of Sterling Colo. Two meeting of the Council. Brothers Maynard of Granada Mavor Dean Wilson said that Hills Calif. And Ronald stationed Preble s appointment was in flue in the Panama canal zone with the cod mainly by experience As a fifth army Headquarters civilian former City official. Contingent

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