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V* ne A fire has neen built under em- ployes *t the Civic Auditorium. The building was cozy today because custodians started heating plant. the big gas Gifts for the Band .Lyndon R. Street, director of the School of Music at the College of Imporla, has announced the receipt of band equipment as a gift to the school by E. H. Rtckabaugh of Emporia. The equipment includes an upright I flat tub*, drum repair kit and drum accessories »nd other items that will be useful in equipping the band. f ai removed from I wo Jim* where e ^vas killed in action in 1945. Mrs. Rlondy received the Asiatic-Pacific and Victory medals and the Presidential Unit citation which was awarded t<? the Fifth Marine division, of which Private Rlondy was a member. W«dn«sday Impecti Schools Sol Dice, state high school supervisor from Topekt was in Emporia today inspecting rural high schools with County Superintendent Evelyn A. Jones. Mr. Dice will remain in inspections. Coyote Bites the Duct At least one coyote that has been getting chicken dinners In the Henry Plott poultry yard east of Emporia, has had his last taste of fowl. He -was killel Sunday morning by J. S. Patton, Santa Fe employe, who with the consent of Mr. Flott was hunting squirrels. Patton was sitting under- a tree watching for squirrels when he spied a coyote making his way toward the Flott chickenyard. The coyote definitely was not alerted, and unsuspecting, for he came close to Mr. Patton without seeing him. Patton blazed away and soon finished the chicken dinner fan. Weather Man Payi Visit Snowden D. "Frosty" Flora, Kansas' famed weather man, a meteor- ologlst at the U. S. weather bureau office at Topeka, was an Emporia visitor Tuesday. Mr. Flora conferred with Harry Bishop, Emporia weather man, and inspected the records here. With Jack Mohler Agriculture, Mr. Flora is the author of a recent valuable book, "Climate of Kansas." tl Are Classified Lyon. county draft board members have classified 91 of 1.599 registrants. Of the group 45 are in Class 1A, subject to military service^ 33S are in farmer-bracket classified as 2-C; one registrant got married placing him in the 3A classification; one alien is in the 4 C classification and five men are classified at 5 F. No draft quota call has county. been received for Lyon Drouth Is Broken A fine .35-inch shower, accompanied by thunder and lightning fell at Emporia Tuesday night Another .15 fell this morning. I was the first measurable moisture in four weeks. Weatherman Harry Bishop said the rain dampened top soil, but that he doubted whethe the moisture went down far enough to bring up much unsprouted whea seed. Farmers hope a soaking rain will follow the shower which cracked the dry spell. »lng Ions his will or and will he of written A the of and and A G'rsm* In. Color Colored photographs of persons "mugged" and fingerprinted by police is the newest thing in identl- iication. according to R. Rlcheson, Emporia police investigator who attended an International Convention for Identifications last week In Denver, Colo. Richeson said color photography now is being used In some cities for purposes of identification of police characters and for tracng cars involved in hit and run accidents. Makes a Youth Study Miss May Bell Howard, 1425 Lawrence, a former Emporia High school teacher, has returned from t 9-months' trip in the western part of the United States. Cities visited include Spokane and Portland, Wash., Whittier. Calif., and Ban Diego, Calif. Miss Howard made a study of the activities of men's and women's clubs in connection with the encouragement of speech, art and music talent among youths. With the weather today remind ing that winter is not far behind, employes at the Lyon county courthouse were having a haxd time keeping warm In the drafty old building that houses the county's offices. Maybe it wasn't cold, but there was a lot of talk about "red flannels." and Treasurer Bob Roth even went so far as to build a fire in his office, using a ro'ded up paper and an ash tray in an effort to beat back the cold. set, Open House Tuesday The annual fall open house for the parents of the students In Lowther Junior high school will be held Tuesday at 8 o'clock at the school. A short program Is planned In the auditorium after which the parents will be divided into three groups for a social period. The open house at junior high has grown to be one of the most enjoyable and profitable events of the school year. All parents are invited, according to A. Kirk Ramy, principal of the The thing that ails this world is the people on it. For instance look at that glass of tea; first a guy heated water to the boiling point to make the tea. then he put ice in it to make it cold. When he served it the customer asked for lemon to make It sour and then he put three teaspoons of sug-r in It to make it sweet. The people are just never satisfied. Volunteer Help Eight Emporia High school Key club members pitched Into help their elders put over the Town and Country Smoker Wednesday night. Running the check stand at the auditorium were Dale Smith. Gerry Day. Walt Stoeppelwerth, Robert Young, Don Gadbery. John Brockhouse, Robert Lawrence. and Brooks Becker. Key clubbers also plan a rummage sale Saturday morning in the Frank Smith Motors show room. the Is on All by j Friday Need a. Farm Dog? Emporia police report they have [ four or five good dogs interned in i the city pound which would make fine farm chore dogs. The dogs may be obtained from police. Caps for Freshmen Freshmen men at Emopia State college are getting their first taste of campus initiation this week. The process is both costly and painful. K-club members—football, basketball and track lettermen—are sell- Ing bright yellow little caps for which each freshman Is expected to plunk down $1.25 and wear wherever he goes. Failure to take advantage of this bargain gets the yearling a swat across the britches with a hefty wooden paddle, manned by a husky football player. Emporia. Horses Score Horses of the Newton stables in Emporia have been taken to Wichita for the opening of the horse show there Tuesday night. The horses came back from Salina Sunday night with two first places, two reserve championships, one third and one fifth place ribbon won In the 4-day horse show there. Mrs. Ike Newton won the Women's Fine Harness class with her mare, "Goldie Stonewall." The Open Fine Harness class was won by Newton's trainer. Art O'Connor. driving Bargain at 51 The 1949 duck hunting stamps are i on sale at the Emporia postoffice. | The stamps are light blue with three | ducks in flight. "They're a bar- ; gain.' remarked a postal clerk this morning. "Where else can you buy three ducks for a dollar?" Political Report The western states seem safelv according to a letter received in Emporia from D. W. Polkinghorn. who with Mrs. Polkinghorn, is touring the Pacific Northwest and California. The Polkinghoms will spend a week or two in Pasadena, _ - - , , _ • • I Calif., before recurnlng to Emporia. She'Il Probably Win An Emporia housewife who bet for the first time on a footbail j parley was asked why she chose Cornell over Harvard. "Why. that's simple." she replied. "Everybody knows Cornell has the best school yell In the country." Long-, "I wish somebody would take me "Beautiful Betty Denmark" , The * u L* he circus -" moaned Milt Navrat. Newton walk-trot horse. "Flashin- 1 ? fflce e( ? u '-P m ent dealer, this morn- Stonewall," won reserve 3-gaited Kansas stake. in the ing as he watched a circus truck go own the street. "It's been many years since anyone took me to a circus." Cadet Wade Myers, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Myers, 909 State Crime Record Fines assessed in Emporia police court last month totaled 5453.60. has been recognized for his leader- i Fort y-three arrests were made and ship and ability at Wentworth Mill- 3 . 7 convlc tlons were recorded In po- tary academy. Lexington. Mo. and has been picked as one of the ranking cadet officers of the Corps. In s special order issued by Major Don Thompson. Instructor of Military Science and Tactics. Wade was advanced to the rank of first sergeant. He was also assigned to Company A. Scribes Out Jn Force The campaign kickoff of Randolph Carpenter. Democratic candidate for governor, brought a bevy of Kansas newsmen to Emporia again. Among those who covered the address in the Civic auditorium were Alvin McCoy of the Kansas City Star; Virg Hill, of the Topeka Capital, and Jim Peterson, of the Wichita Beacon. Marines Are Here The Marines moved into Emporia again today. S-Sgt. W. A. Perkins, of Kansas City, has set up headquarters at the Emporia postofftce and will be on the job through Friday to provide information about the Leathernecks to all young Em- porians who are interested. Medals to Mother Mrs. Edna Riondy, of Emporia, has received from Headquarters Marine Corps, posthumous awards made to Pvt. Frank Riondy who •was buried In Emporia with military honors last spring alter his body hce court. Police made 190 Investigations and handled 2.422 office calls. Classifications of offenses during September Included three breaking and entering. 10 miscellaneous thefts, five for drunkenness, one for driving while Intoxicated, nine for speeding and one stolen car. Scores an Eagle Paul Higgins, of Lawrence, state trustee for the Fraternal Order of Eagles, presented the Emporia aerie of the Eagles lodge with a large golden eagle Wednesday night which will be used In the" ritual ceremonies. The state organization awarded the aerie for the ship gain In lodges of Kansas. eagle to the Emporia largest June member- T-J _«• -E7- I Rates xt a. Cadet James Elliott Mosher. son of Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Masher. 1728 Mayfair, a student at Culver Military academy, has been awarded a gold losenge for maintaining high citizenship ratings throughout the 194748 school year. To be qualified for a gold award the cadet must have had all "excellent" ratings for the semester. D. Running a. Fever Homecoming fever is running high at the College of Emporia to- day. The students are building decorations vying for the honor of

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  1. The Emporia Weekly Gazette,
  2. 14 Oct 1948, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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