The Bellevile Telescope 11 May 1939

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The Bellevile Telescope 11 May 1939 - HOLD THIRD SPRING LAMB SHOW FRIDAY Exhibitor...
HOLD THIRD SPRING LAMB SHOW FRIDAY Exhibitor Will Compete With Other Counties at Kansas City. The third annual spring lamb show will be held in the 4-H building at the fair grounds in Belleville Tuesday, May 16, at 9 o'clock, according to an announcement issued from the county agent's office Tuesday. The U. S. Department of Agriculture and Kansas State college are cooperating in sponsoring the show. Produuers having lambs in good flesh and weighing from 75 85 jiounds can exhibit a pen of five at this show. The lambs will bo placed by an ex))eiienced lamb grader and the top pen taken to the state show where they will compete with pens from other counties. The lambs will be graded, sold and slaughtered. School Election at Munden Brings Tie Tabulation of ballots cast in the Munden election Tiiesday for a proposed rural high school district revealed a tie for proposition No. 1, which provided for the establishment of such a district. The second proposition on the ballot, which pi'ovided that bonds of the district be issued and sold for purchasing a site, building and equipping a rural high school building, was carried by near 15 votes. Nearly 550 votes were cast, according to unofficial returns. The board of county commissioners will meet as a canvassing board tomoriow (Friday) to make the official tabulation of the ballots. According to law, the second proposition, which would issue and sell bonds, cannot be enforced without passage of the first, on which it is contingent. Residents of 62 Vi sections of Rose Creek, Libei'ty, Freedom and Fairview townships were eligible to vote in the election. FUTURE FARMERS ENTERTAIN PARENTS Annual Parents' Banquet Was Given Yesterday by Ag Students. giving the owners an opportunity Neai-ly a hundred high school students and their parents attended the annual Future Farmers Parents' banquet yesterday (Wednesday) evening in the high school gymnasium, when members of the vocational agriculture class and their instrnctor, W. R. Russell, entertained mothers and fathers. Principal address of the evening was given by Lowell Houghton of Concordia, retired farmei' and secretary of the Production Credit association, who commend- i in the meantime. A";;*.'.,,""'- "^""".'••' Adams is urging to see how their lambs dress out. Exhibitoi's showing the top four pens will be eligible to go to the state lamb show at Kansas City on May 18 and 19. Transportation will be furnished by the farm bui'eau and most of the meals-dui'ing- the-two days-w-ill-be. furnished by the cooperating agencies. Tours will include the packing l>lants, Midwest Wool warehouse and the Consumers' Coopei'ative Union Plant in Noi-th Kansas City, Mo. Cbunty Agent H. J. Adams is urging every lamb owner to participate in the show. MR. BLANCHARD DIES Five Generation Span Broken by Death in Topeka. Funeral services will be hold at 10:;{0 o'clock this (Thursday) morning at the Methodist church n Belleville for, Henry M. Blanch­ ed the P^uture Farmers upon theii' participation in a program of "learning to do, doing to learn, learning to live, living to serve." Homer Alkire spoke for the parents in responding to the welcome voiced by Harvey Snapp, and Stanley Baxa, a member of the senior class, gave a short talk, telling of his four years in vocational agriculture. Music was furnished by the quartet. Installation of officers of the organization for the 1939-40 school term concluded the progi'am. New Rural Electrification cooperative association. The lines, for which complete specifications • must now be drawn, will form a network in Republic, Cloud and Washington counties. The wire received in Belleville yesterday quoted a message sent to the public utilities commission as follows: "After many months of intensive work on the part of farm' men and women, county agents and REA field workers, our examining division is prepared to recommend allotments to the following projects construct lines into tlie following counties." The total recommended allotment was for $1,300,000 for irojects in Republic, Norton, \'emaha, Reno, Pratt and Butler counties. Make Allotment Soon The message from John Carmody, REA administrator, indicates that an allotment will ! made within the next few the specifica- as a means of finding out how he is progressing as a shepherd. EXAMS'FORIRADED SCHOOLS THIS WEEK i Rural School Grades Mailed Yesterday by County Superintendent. tions for the local project must prepared and submitted to lublic utilities commission and REA for approval, to be followed by a call for bids. Under the project, electric lights and power will be available more than 500 homes in Republic, Cloud and Washington counties. The maps indicate that the will branch in four directions Belleville, reaching toward i corner of the county. A will reach into some 14 townships in Cloud county on ard who died Tuesday morning [-Members-of-the T.--0.-0 .-tL.- lodge|-Qj^.pg^.g-..jj.g..p,.egijg„^^^^^ Hal Rams- will be in charge of services at the grave in Belleville cemetery. The 83-year-old pioneer of Belleville died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Earl Simonds of Topeka, after an illness of seven months. With his deirtli a family group of five generations was broken. Surviving are five children, N. E. Blanchard and Mrs. Gretta James of Belleville, R. E. Blanchard and Mrs. Earl Simonds of Topeka, and Juss Blanchard of Carbondale, Colo.; 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. \ t PURCHASES ICE PLANT C. E. Harbor of Belleville and S. MacFarland of Herington last week purchased the interest of L. R. Delk in the Belleville Ice Plant. field; vice president, bottom;,treasurer, Mahlon Morley; secretary, Gerald Tallent; reporter, Victor Swenson; and watch dog, Glenn Spafford. Retiring officers .are president, Harvey Snapp; vice president, Mike Al- kiie; secretary, Charles Lacey; treasurer, Elwin Scofield; reporter, Hal Ramsbottom; and watch dog, Stanley Baxa. COLWELL HEADS DRUGGISTS • F. M. Colwell of Belleville was ele'cted chaiman of the Republic County Druggists' association, which held its annual business session at noon Tuesday at The Elliott. Mrs. C. B. Miller of Topeka, secretary of the Kansas Pharmaceutical association, was in Belleville for the meeting. R. L. Jenkinson was named to of line in Washington county included, Prepare Additional Mileage A telegram received last authorized the local association to proceed with preparation maps for another 125 miles of in both Republic and counties, to be known as B of the project. This will be submitted to Washington for approval as soon as blueprints are complete, in an effort to provide service for the additional mileage along with the project. Yesterday's wire indicates absolute approval of Section A the project as submitted than a month ago. Mr. stated that the Rural Electrification Administration was

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