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23 Jul 1964

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23 Jul 1964

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Western Kansas Press (Newspaper) - July 23, 1964, Great Bend, KansasPage 2 Western Kansas press great Bend Kansas thursday july 23, 1964 West Kansas overnight or. Evert a. Larrson new chief of staff Larrson appointed new chief of staff Larned the appointment if or. Evert a. Larrson As chief of staff for the state Security Hospital has been announced by or. Hardy a. Kemp superintendent Larned state Hospital. Or. Larrson who has been chief of staff of the Crim Hospital Trenton n. J., began duties at Larned last week. Or. Larrson has an outstand ing professional background in the Field of forensic Psychia according to or. Kemp. He was in charge of the new Jersey psychiatric criminal unit Inal division new Jersey state i for 17 or. Larrson has Highway improvements told a two mile creeper Lane on surfacing on k-14 from Lyons either Side of us-281 Between great Bend and Hoisington has been included in the High Way construction program for the next 12 months As outlined South Rush 8.0 Miles grading and Bridges on us-183 from the Pawnee county line to Rush Center 0.8 mile Over director i Lay surfacing in Lacrosse Scott 11.9 Miles grading by Addison Meschke of highways. Use of creeper lanes was suggested last year following a i and overlay surfacing on k 4 series of fatal accidents in the from the Lane county line West Lake Barton Vicinity. Estimated Cost of the project Accord ing to Meschke s report is a major project in the area will be the continuation of interstate 70 with plans for 48 Miles of High Type surfacing to Complete the four Lane route from Colby to Hays and 25 Miles of grading and Bridges from Hays to Russell. Right of Way will be acquired to close the 10-mile Gap that will re main Between Russell and Dor Ranee. Highway department figures estimate the 13.2 Miles of Grad ing and Bridges on 1-70 from the Russell county line West at 17.7 , signing and interchange Light ing from the Trego county line East to Hays also 8 Miles grading and Bridges from the Ellis county line East to Russell million 4.1 Miles grading and Bridges East and West of the us-281 interchange at Russell other area plans announced were Ellsworth 10.6 Miles Lane 12.0 Miles grading and overlay surfacing on k-4 from the Scott county line East one killed three Hurt by explosion Sakeeney Man is dead and three Are hospitalized As the result of a propane Gas tank explosion at Sakeeney Kan. Dead is Dale Dewitt an employee of the service station where the explosion occurred yesterday. Under Hospital treat ment Are Vernon Deitz Doyle Garrett and Dell Surprise. Deitz has a broken leg Gar rett has leg and head injuries and Surprise has lacerations. All Are from Sakeeney. The men were filling a grading and Bridges on k 45 j propane tank mounted on a from a Junction with us 40 Northeast of Ellsworth North East to 1-70, 1.5 Miles grading on k-232 from the Wil son interchange with 1-70, North and Northwest Ellis mile surfacing on k 247 from a Junction with 1-70 South to Ellis 1.3 Miles grading and surfacing on k-255 from a Junction with i 70 South to Victoria 2. 7 Miles grading Bridges and surfacing on us-183 from a Junction with 1-70 Northwest of Hays South Logan 2.1 Miles grading and surfacing on us-40 from Oakley East 0.4 mile grading and surfacing on us 83 in Oakley and South Trego 6.5 Miles High Type surfacing signing and lighting from Ogallah to the Ellis county line Russell 0.9 mile grading and surfacing on us-281 from the 1-70 interchange North to Russell 8.2 Miles grading and Bridges on k-232 from Lucas Southeast to the Wilson Reservoir 1.4 Miles grading and surfacing on k-257 from Gorham South to an interchange with 1-70, Thomas 1.7 Miles Grad ing Bridge and surfacing on k-25 from Colby South to an interchange with 1-70, Gove 0.4 mile High Type surfacing and signing from the Logan county line East Logan mile High Type surfacing signing and lighting from the Thomas county line Southeast to the Gove county line Pawnee 1.1 Miles Grad ing and surfacing on us 56 also Short Section on us-156 in Larned 0.8 mile overlay surfacing on us 56 Broadway in Larned 12.0 grading and Bridges on us-183 from a Junction with us welding truck when the explosion came. The tank was blown across the station drive Way and struck a parked car. Cause of the blast is not known. Soviets say wheat not shifted Washington up the soviet Union has assured the United states that none of the american wheat it is buying is being shifted to Cuba it was disclosed today. The United states will continue however to Check on this a spokesman said. State department press officer Robert j. Mccloskey said soviet embassy official Georgi Kornienko visited the state department tuesday and said allegations that his country was Tran shipping u. S. Grain to Fidel Castro were Stan Laurel treated for diabetes North Hollywood Calif. Laurel the thin member of the famed comedy team of Laurel and Hardy was in Valley doctor s Hospital today undergoing treatment for diabetes. Laurel whose roly poly part Ner Oliver Hardy died in 1957, probably will leave the Hospital his Alexander in two or physician three or. Stearns said tuesday. The comedian said he expected to go Home Friday. Laurel s wife told newsmen her 73-year-old English born husband has had diabetes for 16 years. In 1955, Laurel suffered a stroke from which he taken Post graduate study in criminal psychiatry and Legal Medicine and has taught Foren sic psychiatry to nurses medi Cal students and medical Resi dents. Or. Larrson was born in Sweden. He came to the United states at the age of 21. He graduated from the Bethany Academy and Bethany College Lindsborg Kansas and continued his studies at the univer sity of Kansas medical school receiving his medical degree in 1934. He completed internships at Mercer ., and at Philadelphia pa., hos Pital of contagious diseases. Or. Larrson was in private medical practice for two years in Trenton n. Before joining the psychiatric staff of the n. State Hospital in 1939. He was in the armed forces for three years during world War ii practice ing neuropsychiatry returning to the n. State Hospital and heading the criminal unit following the War. Or. Larrson is a member of the american medical association and the american Psychia tric association. He and mrs. Larrson have a 16 year old son and or. Larr son indicates that one reason for returning to Kansas at this time is his son s desire to study Medicine at Kansas University. Grain trading sets record Washington up ing in commodity futures especially grains established records in both volume and value during the year ended june 20, according to the agriculture department s commodity Exchange authority. The year s trading in 18 regulated commodities totalled More than 12.7 million trans actions valued at an estimated billion. The previous re Cord of 11.5 million transactions valued at 3 billion were established in 1961. 13 candidates for pork Queen Wichita Kan. Up thirteen candidates compete at Wichita today for the title of Kansas pork Queen. The Winner will spend a year representing the Kansas Swine improvement association at fairs feeder sales and breeder meetings. She also will be Elig Ible for the National Queen con test to be held next fall at the International livestock show. Wichita Kan. Up a California company is the apparent purchaser of 721 houses in the Oaklawn subdivision in Southeast Wichita Fred Mann Kansas director for the fed eral housing administration Cha said today. Of cow Creek is re told in Lyons saturday by Doris Mortimer Tribune press staff writer Lyons More than 200 per sons attended the picnic com the s j properties co. Of Mem rating the 100th Annivera South Gate Calif., bid Mil sary of the Battle of cow lion for the property. Mann Creek held saturday at Lyons. U 1 it j i said so far As he knew the bid seventeen direct descendants i would be accepted. If so the children and grandchildren of Sale would be closed at Topeka the latter part of next week. The subdivision is located near the Boeing Plant where employment has been Cut Back sharply since the subdivision was platted in 1951. More than units were built within a few months. Railroad merger to be studied St. Louis up spokes Man for the St. Louis san Francisco railway co. Said to Day that its Frisco line had been engaged making a very preliminary traffic study to de Termine what interest if any Frisco might have in a possible merger with the Chicago great Western Railroad the Frisco spokesman said that its study has not progressed to the Point where any conclusion could be thus the spokesman said the study has been suspended in View of the present Chicago great Western Chicago Northwestern a Chicago report said merger of the two railroads into a mile system appeared approval bound. Would link the the proposal roads into a system spanning the nation s Corn Belt from Kansas City mo., to Duluth Minn. Floyd Breeding will return Washington up former u. S. Rep. Floyd Breeding today announced that he was resigning his Job in the u. S. Department of agriculture to return to Kansas and take a More Active part in the election campaigns. Breeding who was Defeated for reelection to Congress in 1962, announced that he was giving his personal endorse ment to Harry Wiles of St. John for the democratic Nom men engaged in the Battle at tended the picnic and visited the site of the Battle. Other special events including a plane ride Over the Santa be Trail parts of which can still be seen a Spe Cial display of relics in the court House museum and visits to Points of historic interest a round Lyons. A Basket dinner in Workman Park highlighted the Days activities. Mrs. Homer Ryland of Odessa to whose father Tho father Joshua Carmichael fought in the Battle of cow Creek was the featured speaker. Arthur Hodgson Little River a member of the Rice county historical society was Mas Ter of ceremonies. Descendants of the men in gated in the Battle were introduced. From Urich mo., Kansas City mo., pleas ant Hill mo., and Odessa to. B. H. Carmichael a brother of mrs. Ryland travelled the farthest from his Home in Cleve land Ohio. Kansan descendants travelled from Manhattan Ogden Wichita Valley Center and Westmoreland. A 50 year reunion of the Battle was held in 1914. Three survivors attended that reunion. One John r. Kerr Independence to. Said at that time it May boy scout service scouts Mike Duby and David Liska told the history of the Buffalo Bill s Well and history of the surrounding area to visitors Tak ing part in the 100th anniversary of the Battle of cow the Well is located four Miles West and one South of Lyons just one mile South of the father Padilla Cross. Mas w. Carmichael and grand j be som Honor to open the highways of a desert land but the greatest Honor of All be Longs to you old settlers who came after us and fought to establish Homes in the homeless and apparently hopeless coun try. You Are a great people. God bless and help three Lyons citizens or. And mrs. Glover Mcpherson and Elmer Enders were present at the 50th reunion and again at sat search is on in Bucklin area nation for governor., since his defeat in 1962 Bucklin. Kan. Up duties searched today for a 21 year old Man in the attack of a Detroit worker who was abandoned at the Bucklin Hospital tuesday night. Bruce Mcdonald 20, was taken to the Hospital by an unidentified Man who said Mcdonald fell from a truck. The Man disappeared. Mcdonald later told Ford county sheriff Jim Davis that he had been hit from the rear by David Mcbride 21, believed to be from somewhere in Texas. Mcdonald was in fair Condi Tion today suffering a com Pound Skull fracture seven broken ribs and a broken shoulder. Mcdonald said he and Mcbride had been driving together and got into an argument some where Between Meade and lib eral Kan. Mcdonald said he was struck when the two got to a Bucklin Motel. The victim said that was the last thing he remembered until he regained consciousness at the Hospital. Mcdonald was believed to have been working with a travelling paint Crew near Plains Kan. Bucklin marshal Walt Breeding has served As a special wheat consultant to the Secretary of agriculture and has made a number of world j Tours promoting the Sale of american wheat overseas. Breeding said in his announcement that during his travels he has found great sup port for president Johnson and is confident that the president will carry Kansas in november. Together with this face is the distinct probability that Kansas voters will Send a democratic governor to Topeka. I have High regard for All candidates on the democratic ticket for governor however i consider it vital to a november Victory that my party select a candidate most Likely to win the Confidence of All Kansas voters democratic Republican and Independent. For this reason then in the Best interest of my state. I give my support to the very Able Harry Wiles of St. Breeding added. Breeding himself was considered As a potential candidate for the gubernatorial Nomina Berends thought the Man who brought Mcdonald to the hos Pital was the head of the 10 Man Crew. Sheriff s officers went to the hotel where the Crew had been staying but All had checked out and disappeared. Claflin cafe to be enlarged Claflin plans have been announced by Wayne Burris to expand the Little Kastle lunch located at the West Edge of Claflin. Burris said work will begin this week on foundations for a new building which will be moved in adjacent to his present restaurant building. When the new dining room and Coffee shop Are completed the present facility will be used As a banquet room Burris said that the work should be completed in three to four weeks. Crash kills one Burdette Kan. Up 59 year old Jetmore Kan., resident Gerald w. Service was killed tuesday night in a one Tio n this year but withdrew his j car Accident a mile West of name from consideration. Here on u. S. 156. North to us-156, j was believed to have recovered Rice 0.7 mile grading and fully. Intensive economics training three participants in the economic education workshop at fort Hays state College study the trends of american Economy major wars. From left Are Lester Adams Hoisington Imogene Rasek great Bend and Kenneth Kaiser Hoisington. The three week work shop which ends july 31, provides an Opportunity for students to understand Basic economic principles together with a Means for communicating these principles to students on an elementary and secondary level. T fort Hays state photo Urdas. Mrs. Ryland and her brother b. H. Carmichael grew up knowing three of the men who engaged in the father Thomas Carmichael Oscar Galloway and Ike Gray. It was through the Aid of notes hastily written by Galloway that mrs. Ryland put together the events leading up to and following the Battle. Her father was about 18 years of age when he joined a Wagon train headed West with supplies. Most of the men had joined the train in 1864 to avoid join ing an army other than their Choice. Their train included 26 wagons loaded with supplies such As shoes bees Wax am munition dried beef and dried fruits the trained moved West Ward heading for Santa be n. M., and made Camp on the eve Ning of july 17 four Miles West of Lyons now stands. Members of an eastward bound Wagon pulled into Camp and warned of a possible in Dian attack. It was decided that they would wait for other trains to catch up As a defense against attack. The following Day other trains pulled into the Encampment and told that army wagons loaded with munitions were approach ing. The train arrived on july 20. An eastbound train manned by mexicans arrived and told of sighting what is now known As the Walnut Creek massacre. Guns were issued and guards were established. The next morning the men were awakened by the whoop ing of indians circling the Encampment. Not interested in munitions or supplies the indians were after the mules. The indians tall big men Cir cled the Camp for some time just out of Rifle Range and then re turned to the Banks of cow Creek. It is interesting to note that j the site of the Battle offered no natural Protection for the men. The ground was level and there were no Trees. Reports Tell of Bushes along Walnut Creek but no mention was Ever made by the men of Trees a Long cow Creek. Drinking water was badly needed and two men lost their lives attempting to go to cow Creek for a Supply. A third Man lost his life attempting to retrieve a pet mule which had strayed away. These were the Only casualties on the train. It is not known How Many indians lost their lives As they Rode strapped to their ponies and if wounded were carried away. One Indian attempted to crawl into the Camp and turn Loose the mules and was shot. He was the Only Indian casualty of which there is any record. The Battle lasted six to nine Days depending on the length of time the various trains were at the Encampment. The men succeeded in digging a Well and thereby getting badly needed drinking water. Sensing that the men had water and supplies the indians retreated. After waiting until they were sure of safety the trains broke Camp and continued on their Way. They came upon the site of the Walnut Creek massacre where they buried the dead they found. At the 50 year reunion the three survivors of the Battle were Able to pinpoint the site of the Well they dug and the approximate site of the Graves of the men they buried. The father of mrs. Ryland and Carmichael taught school for Many years in Odessa and was not married until he was 56 years of age. He has four living children. great Grandfather fought indians Young Martin Ryland Beamer looks at the Flag marking the site of a Well dug by the men engaged at the Battle of cow Creek As his grandmother mrs. Homer Ryland Odessa mo., right and her brother b. H. Carmichael Tell him of the Battle in which both their father and Grandfather fought. Martin s Mother mrs. Larry Beamer left journeyed with her Mother to Lyons saturday for the 100 re Union event. Tribune press staff photos All the Young sheriff wants is your blood by Doris e. Wilson Tribune press feature editor Elbert Stroble 3 a is too Young to fully realize the important part blood donors played in saving his life. But his parents or. And mrs. Raymond Stroble of Seward do and they Are eternally grate District court the honorable Wesley e. Brown judge of the u. S. District court for the District of Kansas will give the address at dedication ceremonies for the Barton county District court facilities. The program will be Gin at 4 . Today. The ceremonies have been arranged by the Barton commissioners and the bar association of the county. Following the Brief ceremony of the county bar association will conduct guests on a tour of the facilities. Congress oks uranium Sale Washington up the House has approved and sent to the White House legislation authorizing the u. S. Sale of 000 additional kilograms of uranium and 491 Grams of Plu j conium to members of the european Atomi Energy Community final congressional approval came tuesday by voice votes. Form agreement North Bergen Up Jersey giants of the at lactic coast football league have agreed to become the offi Cial farm club of the new York jets of the american league. Under the joint agreement the jets will provide the giants with players and in return the new yorkers will have first claim on any giant players. Full twelve hours after birth Al . On oct. 2, 1960 the attendants in the Nursery at St. Rose Hospital noticed that this infant was not coming along As the other new born were. There was a noticeable tinge of yellow to his skin. Tests were made and it was determined that the 12 hour old baby had a blood Factor of Oab incompatibility. It would be necessary to completely Drain the baby of the enemy Factor and replace it with a compatible Type. Only fresh drawn blood would do the Job. Any delay would result in immediate death. Went out from the red Cross blood sub Center for emergency conors. The Calls were answered. Medical statistics show that an infant is born with one pint of blood. To save life it was necessary to perform four draining and four transfusions before Hii blood was completely transposed today. Elbert is a healthy Young lad. Almost four years old. Who has Gay old times playing sheriff with his younger brother John Al most 3, and Betty almost 2. Betty was born without the blood difficulty and John was just on the borderline but neither required Nedical assistance. Elbert s parents Are grateful for the blood program in great Bend executed by the red Cross office. Grateful for the Doc Tor and nurses who moved so quickly and surely in saving their son s life. This is a Case in Point. But Only one of Many. Friday the red Cross blood Mobile will be stationed at the eagles Lodge Between the hours of 9 . And 2.15 . After this visit it will not return to great Bend until october. Between now and then As sure As the next breath Yon take blood will be needed Many times. Won t you please see that the local blood Bank does not run Short by calling the red Cross office go 3-6762, for an appointment to be a donor on Friday newspaper

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