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Page Sixteen THE DAILY REPUBLIC, Mitchell, S. D., Friday, June 4, 1965 McGovern Lauds Development Bill Passage By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. George McGovern, D-S. D., lauded passage in the Senate Tuesday of a bill to authorize regional development programs. He said the bill can be important in the expansion of the northern great plains economy, including South Dakota, if given final Congressional approval and fully used. McGovern noted he had urged regional developnv nt commissions in February. He called attention that the measure, as passed by the Sen ate, provides $15 million dollars annually for as many as four or five regional commissions. "This means that a substantial sum will be available to study and promote our economic i growth potential," McGovern ! said. Hi, Neighbors By LES HELGELAND Republic Newi Service Director Slate Rosebud Motorcade to Start at Mission MISSION — The sixth annual Rosebud motorcade will leave here Sunday, June 6, at 9 a.m. following a free breakfast served at the Checkerboard Cafe starting at 7 a.m. The historic theme centers around the expedition (really a change of station) by Col. John Monroe and his 4th U.S. Artillery in June 1859 and Fort Niobrara which was established in 1879. The route will Include Rosebud, St. Francis, the Louis Bordeau Ranch, many crossings of the Minnechaduza River, an old mill at Crookston, the Sand Hills Museum at Valentine, Deer Park Hotel, state fish hatchery and Fort Niobrara. The tour which starts and ends at Mission will cover about 110 miles. The tour is sponsored by the South Dakota Historical Society, Rosebud Tribal Council and the radio station at Valentine, Neb. Participants should provide their own picnic lunch. John Mundlien Final Services Held at Presho PRESHO — Funeral services for John George Mundlien, 63, Kennebec, were held May 31 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Presho with the Rev. Leland Wendland of Chamberlain officiating. Interment was in the Presho cemetery with the Hofmeister Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Music was furnished by the men's chorus with Mrs. Earl Gregory, pianist. Pallbearers were Charley Myers, Milton Saunders, Vernon Schoenhard, Harold Whitney, Earl Hoelscher and Kenneth Reuman. Honoary pallbearers were George Gloe, Adolph Reuman, Harvey Walters and Beryl Tracy. Mr. Mundlien died at the Chamberlain hospital May 27. CONGRATUL A T 1 0 N S ! Three young men from Repub- liclanri are certainly deserving of the congratulations of many people. I'm referring to William Schroerler of rural Woonsocket, Edward Burian of Kimball and William Walsh of Mitchell who have dedicated their lives in the work of God. All three were recently ordained. Rev. Schroeder was ordained into the ministry of (he American Lutheran Church last week end at Lane and the Rev. Burian and the Rev. Walsh were ordained into the holy priesthood of the Roman Catholic Chunh at the Holy Family Church in Mitchell last Saturday. My personal congratulations and best wishes to these three young men. * * * MORE CONGRATS! — And certainly another young man from Republicland deserves more than just a tip of the hat. As you may have read, Edwin J. Buckingham III of Chamberlain was listed as a "Presi- idential Scholar" and will be honored as one of two South Dakotans at ceremonies at the White House next Tuesday when he and some 120 others will receive special scholarship medallions from President Lyndon B. Johnson. I liked "E. J.s" reference to this high honor in his "Skcet Loads" column in the Chamberlain Register which bespeaks of the modesty of this outstanding scholar. He wrote: "I was very surprised when I received the telegram from the President of the United States informing me that he had named me a Presidential Scholar. Something like that is rather hard to comprehend. For a while I went around saying to myself, 'You're going to the White House where the President will give you an award.' "The answer kept coming back, 'Sure, fella, now why don't we go to the nice psychiatrist and tell him all about this?"' Well, it was true — and EBJ III will receive a medallion from the President. * * * CIRCUS! — A little late, but a reminder that the Woonsocket Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a circus at the old ball park location tonight (Friday) at 6 o'clock and 8 o'clock. The Woou- socket Boy Scouts will benefit from part of the proceeds of this circus. * * * SQUARE DANCERS! — Another affair for tonight — but. List Outstanding Students at Springfield High By Republic New* Service SPRINGFIELD - Students were honored at the annual Awards Day held May 25. The many awards presented included mathematics awards to Richard and Mike Martin with Mary Catherine Martin receiving the Maude Babcock Scholarship. Named as outstanding students were Luann Genant and Gene Halsey, freshmen; Pamela S c h a in b e r and Bob Poelstra, sophomores; David Liiideman and Marilyn De Boer, juniors; and Judy Uken and Virgil Wynia, seniors. maybe this notice will reach some people in time The Redfield Square Dancers .will appear tonight at 8 o'clock at the Armoiir High School gym. These dancers, from the Red- j field State Hospital and School, <who recently appeared in Mitchell, are directed by Mr. and I Mrs. Kenneth Sargent of Redfield. The affair is sponsored by the Douglas - Mix Association for | Retarded Children. Try to get there, won't you? * * * FINE EVENT! - Congratulations to Richard Parsons and the many Woonsocket business- j men. who had responsibilities for presenting the big ( area dairy day in that city this week. Dick was the general chairman. This was the first of six to be held in South Dakota — and a lot of hours went into planning and presenting the day-long event which was filled with entertainment and varied activities. + * * CAR WASH! — Have been asked to mention that the Junior Catholic Daughters of Kimball are sponsoring a car wash on Saturday, June 5 at 9 o'clock a.m. at the Chmela Gas Station. Proceeds will be used to send a girl to the national CDA con- ivention In Chicago. * * * ROAD-E-O—Liked the head lin e in the Gregory Timns- Advocate over the story and pictures of the Jaycee-sponsored Teenage Road-e-o. It read: "You 'Auto' Been There!" + * * FINE EVENT! — Enjoyed attending the recognition event for Bryan Parks down at Platte last Sunday afternoon. The respect which the community and former students have for the veteran Platte High School band director was attest ed to by the large crowd which turned out for the event honor ing Mr. Parks on his retirement after 40 years of service as music director. I think events like this are great! Too often communities have never had the time to "honor" many of their outstanding citizens, longtime businessmen or dedicated public servants — but then stand around to pay tribute after the person has moved away or has died. Congratulations, Mr. Parks, on four decades of dedicated service to your community. I know they have appreciated it very much.... Kidnapper Gels 10-Year Term In State Prison PIERRE (/PI - William G. Baker, 32, of Louisiana was sentenced to 10 yeirs in the state penitentiary on charges of es- icape and kidnaping. Baker waived preliminary hearing here before Circuit Judge Fred R. Winans and pleaded quilty to both charges. He was sentenced to two years I on the escape charge, and 10 I years for kidnaping. The terms ! to run concurrently. i Hughes County Stales Atty. Robert Hofer said Baker will be taken to the penitentiary at Sioux Falls Friday. Baker had been charged with escaping from the Hughes County jail May 9, then kidnaping Buddy Welch, Pierre, and forcing Welch to drive him out of town. Welch subdued Baker and took a loaded revolver from Baker as lawmen closed in on the pair west of Gettysburg. Name Bon Homme 4-H Pie Baking, Speech Winners 'Charley's Aunl' To Be Given al Springs Sunday WESSINGTON SPRINGS — A home talent play, "Charley's Aunt," will be presented Sunday at 8 p.m. at the grade school auditorium with proceeds to go to the summer recreation program. Members of the cast includer Julius Goehring, Jens Christensen, Rod Flanery, Robert Brockman, Al Beckman, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Leischner, Mrs. Albert Fry, Mrs. Gerald Olson and Rose Brodkorb. The play, directed by Gary Holferty, high school speech director, was presented about three weeks ago as a benefit for the Parent-Teacher Association. Elaine Vojtisek of Tyndall (second from the left) was the senior division winner and Bonnie Boersma of Springfield (third from left) was the junior division winner in the Bon Homme County 4-H fruit pie contest held at Tyndall on Wednesday. Miss Vojtisek will represent the county in the state pie contest later this month at Brookings. Alternate in the senior division was Pat Thomas of Springfield (left) and alternate in the junior division competition was Karen Halsey of Springfield. (Republic Photos by Helgoland) Mayors Compete al Woonsocket BIBLE SCHOOL By Republic News Service KIMBALL — The local Lutheran and Presh/terian churches are holding vacation Bible school this week and will conclude with a program at the Lutheran Church Sunday evening. COUNTRY PARSON One of (he interesting sidelights of the big June Dairy Day held at Woonsocket this week was the cow- milking contest which featured Mayor Loren Tiede of Woonsocket, Mayor Newton Tiede of Wessington Springs, Mayor Lewis Aye of Alpena and Mayor Bill Irving of Letcher. But it was no ordinary contest— the mayors had to milk into a soft drink bottle. The upper picture shows Dale Kistler (left), Woonsocket merchant, presenting a quart of milk to Mayor Aye of Alpena (center), who won the contest. Mayor Newton Tiede of Wessington Springs (right), was the runner-up. The lower picture shows Mayor Tiede of Woonsocket in his losing effort. (Republic Photos by Helgeland) G. W. Kallander Final Services Held at Burke By Republic News Service BURKE — Funeral services were conducted at the Union Baptist Church for George William Kallander, 75, on June 1 with the Rev. Clarence Palmer officiating. Interment was in Graceland Cemetery with Reuben Halverson, Lloyd Truesdell, Hugh Jones, John Smizer, Harry Lutt and Emil Olen as pallbearers Mr. Kallander was born Oct. 21, 1889 at St. Paul, Minn., to Mr. and Mrs. John Kallander and died at a Burke nursing home May 26. He moved with his parents to a farm northwest of here which his father drew as a homestead in 1905. In 1944 he moved to Burke and worked with his brothers in the market and grocery.. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Ebba Coonen, Omaha, Neb., and two brothers, John, Gardenia, Calif., and Gus Burke. He was preceded in death by two brothers. "1 wish pi.,,..i- wouldn't rondrinn all politicians so gjjbJy—we owe praise to those who serve us with courage and honesty." Honor Roll at Scotland Led By Sophomores By Republic News Service SCOTLAND — The sophomores led the honor roll of distinction for the final nine-week period with 15 members listed. Sophomores included Janice Baker, James Beecher, Diana Blacknik, Vicki Dangel, Gregory Gemar, William Gran, Pat-j ty Herman, Keith Jerke, Keith! Dean Rettedal, Ricky Rokusek, i Arlys and Kathy Schneider and! Terry Zweifel. i Juriors named were Michael Ackerman, Perry Baltzer, Ja[net Burke, Yvonne Eilnes, Roger H ebbert, Nancy Ireland, Richard Kelley, Alan Rettedal, j Linda Schneider and Donna' Voll. Also achieving the honor were Connie Bettenhausen, Diane Eisenbraun, Diane Gemar, Ruth Hebbert, Lora Lippert, Lois Magstadt, Diane Orth and Orville Weisz, seniors; and Barbara Gall, V. J. Hirsch, Ken-; neth Orth and Sandra Strunk, ! freshmen. LRC Studies Savings, Loan Regulations PIERRE Mi—South Dakota's present laws governing savings and loan associations are very antiquated, the legislative research council committee on state and local government has been told. The committee, chaired by Sen. Robert Hirsch, R-Tripp, has under study a proposed re- codification of the savings and loan association law and also is studying equal pay legislation. Russ Greenfield, Sioux Falls, attorney for the state savings and loan associations, said there has been discriminate chartering of new associations in the past. "There are no strong legislative guidelines for granting or refusing new charters," he said. Greenfield said the proposed model law would give more precise definition of terms, provide minimum requirements a new association must meet to gain its charter and also establish regulations for the industry. A subcommittee was to be named to further study the matter. The equal pay legislation would provide equal pay for women workers who hold jobs comparable with men. A legislative research council staff report said South Dakota had 72,268 women in the state's labor force in 1960, with most of them employed in the clerical, service and professional fields. "Women workers in South Dakota generally receive lower full-time earnings than men primarily because of differences in the types of jobs they hold and in their education and training," the LRC report said. The report said a major factor to be considered in the adoption of an equal pay act is the cost of enforcement. If South Dakota were to adopt such an act, the report added, it is estimated enforcement costs the first year could run as high as $63,651, with estimated costs in following years of $47,251 annually. COMMENDED By Republic News Service HOWARD — Judy Remade, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Remacle, and Francine Dold, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dold, were commended for their contribution to the success of the recent campus production, "The Sound of Music," presented at Mount Marty College in Yankton. Winners of the Bon Homme County 4-H speaking contest who will compete at Brookings later this month was Patricia Thomas (left) of Springfield and Gene Halsey (right) of Springfield. Joyce Finck of Tyndall was named alternate in the senior girls competition. Bonnie Boersma of Springfield was named the winner of the junior division contest. Avon HS Honor Roll Led by Five Students By Republic News Service AVON — Five students received straight A grades for the final quarter of the school year. Achieving the honor were Kristi Borin and Diane Fees, seniors; Joyce Finck and Melvin Thaler, sophomores; and Theodore Pier, junior. On the "A" honor roll were James Winckler, junior; and Carol Van Asperen and Lila Johnson, sophomores. The "B" honor roll included John Bertus, Keith Boese, Tony Eben, Shirley Fathke, Linda Fryda, Larry Oliver, Sandra Pudwill and Mary Roth, seniors; Elaine Burfeindt, Le- A n n Cihak, Ginger Oorlog, Robert Roth and Janice Sell, juniors. Douglas Kozel, David Lorenz, Patricia Meiers, Larry Nelson, June Petersen, Jan Pier, Dale Powers, Sandra Ridgeway and Charles Simek, sophomores; and Diane Brandt, Sandra Eben, Konrad Finck, Robert Hubner, Vicky Marek, Barbara Powers and Twila Walkes, freshmen. i USD Prof to Receive Degree At Indiana U VERMILLION - Charles N. Kaufman, associate professor of management in the school of business at the University of South Dakota, will receive the doctor of philosophy at Indiana University commencement June 14. Kaufman, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A, Kaufman of Parkston, was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma, the highest scholastic honor in business administration. He was graduated from Huron Colegle and received his master's degree at the University. Rustling Said Acute Problem In South Dakota BELLE FOURCHE ffi — Rustling presents the most acute problem facing the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association, says the organization's president, Rodney Larson. The Fruitdale rancher, in his annual address to the association's 1965 convention Thursday, was especially concerned with difficulties in obtaining prosecutions in livestock theft cases. "If there was one problem more acute than all others during the past year," he told members at the opening session, "theft would be that one." Investigation by association agents and county and state officers "has dug up a lot of alleged cow thieves," he noted. "But when it comes time to charge'and prosecute them, every roadblock conceivable is put in the path. And this is where we come in. "We elect the county officials whose responsibility it is to prosecute. We also elect the county and circuit judges who often seem to class cattle thieves with candy-stealing children and pass sentence accordingly." Not only did Larson suggest stockmen review the records of public officials at election time, but he suggested matters be explained to "everyone with whom we have influence." But the best way to improve prosecutions, arson stated, would be to consolidate counties so they would have enough tax base to pay salaries that would attract capable people, as states attorneys as well as all county officers. "This is contrary to our principles of decentralization of government, but I'm not sure we don't have horse and buggy county government in the jet age." Turning to the state legislature's record this year, Larson termed the session "a disappointment to every conservative voter." Taxes were added and increased for needless expenditures and every bill lived or did strictly on political'consid- erations, he explained. In particular, he criticized a 50 per cent sales tax Increase and a broadened tax base "mainly to finance additional state aid to education. Education must remain the responsibility of local taxing districts, he told the convention. "It's the only way to insure careful management of school funds." . . The worst bit of legislation, in Larson's opinion, was reapportionment regardless of state constitutional requirements that it be done only in years ending in Larson urged the association take one of two steps to block reapportionment legislation: petition for a referendum or obtain a court injunction. The choice is to gather 14,000 petition signatures by June 13 or obtain $1,000 or $2,000 to test constitutionality of the legislation. Name 2 Winners in Gregory Road-E-O By Republic News Service GREGORY — Robert Dobesh of Burke and Mary Jane Henrecy of Gregory were the winners of the Gregory County road-e-o held here May 29. The contest was under the sponsorship of the local Jaycees with the Tilton Motor Co. providing the cars. The winners will compete in the state contest at Chamberlain June 5. Most MAA Applicants Do Not Apply Until Care Is Needed Huron Sponsors Entrant in SD Beauty Pageant HURON l.fl — Miss Nancy Erickson will be Miss Huron in the Miss South Dakota pageant in Hot Springs July 17-18, the first contestant the community has had in the annual event for several years. Miss Erickson, a blonde, is a senior at Augustana College. She is the daughter of Oscar Erickson of Huron. "Miss Huron" is sponsored by the Huron Business and Professional Women's Club which also is sponsoring Miss Erickson in their "Career Girl" conies) this weekend at the state BPW convention in Winner. PIERRE f.fl — South Dako-isaid, "come to the office with ta's aged citizens are not ap- the understanding that benefits plying for Medical Assistance will begin immediately upon for the Aged (MAA) until they application." become in need of medical at- "This person is not aware," tention. he added, "that certain eligi- A survey of 12 county wel- ] bilily requirements first must fare offices around the state | be met and the office also showed that the majority of j makes periodic checks to make the applications for MAA are sure the recipient continues to made after the individual be- 1 be eligible for the program." comes in need of a doctor or One worker expressed satis- requires hospital care. faction that the annual income The state program began op- limitation had been raised by erating a year ago this month, the 1965 legislature, although the application pro- "Many applicants had in- cess had been in effect for two conies that were a few dollars months prior to the paying of over the limit and were reject- benefits, ed, although they were in need One welfare worker said of the program, he said, many of the applicants are re- Effective July 1, the annual ferred hy a doctor or hospital income limitation will be $2,100 administrator for a single person and $2,700 In some instances, the hospit- for a married couple. The al calls the local welfare office present allowances are $1,500 in behalf of a patient and re- for a single person and $1,800 quests that a worker come to for a married couple the hospital and take the in- Several workers questioned dividual's application. the need to contact recipients "Some people," one worker of MAA every six months, as presently required. Said one person: "These people aren't going anywhere. A few people need to be checked often, but you watch these people anyway." All the workers querried expressed some concern about the changes due to go into effect next month. They were referring to the change to vendor payments for welfare recipients living in nursing homes and the transfer of some .old age assistance recipients to the MAA program. Each of the workers felt, 'however, that once the changes were made and the recipients became accustomed to them, they would benefit those needing the programs. The local workers agreed that the MAA program was the easiest of the welfare programs to administer "The recipients seem to be 'satisfied and are easy to work jwith," one woiker commented. WS Academy Holds Its First Commencement By Republic News Service WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Nathan Olson was the speaker at the May 31 commencement exercises at the Free Mthodist Church for the first graduating class of Wessington Springs Academy. Olson, an alumnus of Wessington Springs College High School in 1950 and Junior College in 1952, is a professor at Cascade 'College at Portland, Ore. He is a brother of President • Elect Merle Olson and son of the Rev. and Mrs. C. F. Olson, Wessington Springs. I Dr. Wesley L. Knapp, president of Miltonvale Wesleyan College, Miltonvale, Kan., delivered the sermon at baccalaureate services May 30. The academy seniors presented "Papa Was a Preacher" at class night exercises May 28. Also speaking were Esther Karges, valedictorian, and Dan Peppje, salutatorian. 1 Miss Karges, daughter of Mr. •and Mrs. Orin Karges of Stanton, N. D., attended the aca- 'demy for her senior year. Peppie, son of the Rev. and Mrs. E C. Pepple of Fargo, N. D., i attended the academy for three 'years. Dedication of Lake Poinsett Chapel Slated ARLINGTON - The 17th annual open house and dedication of the Lake Poinsett Methodist camp chapel will be held June 6. The program of the day opens with a worship service al 11 a.m. with Dr. Henry Hottman. Bismarck, N. D., delivering the sermon. The dedication service will be a! 2:,W p.m. with Bishop Edwin R. Garrison, Aberdeen, giving the address.