The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 7, 1961 · Page 6
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 6

Ottawa, Kansas
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Tuesday, November 7, 1961
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6 THE OTTAWA HERALD Tuesday, November 7, 1961 Wellsviiie News Brownies' Investiture At School By BERNICE HOLDEN The investiture service for Brownie Scouts was Wednesday after school in the multi-purpose room. Mary Baldwin and Diane Moore announced the pro- pram and introduced Brownie leaders and helpers. The flag ceremony was exe cuted by Kalhy Morgan, flag bearer, and guards, Marcie Layton and Susan Bourgeois. A horseshoe formation was used, Jackie Daniels, officer of the day, gave the signals through the ceremony and dismissed the guard. All present joined in the pledge of allegiance The new Brownies were introduced by the older Brownies. Each new Brownie slated her reasons for wanting to be in Scouts. Mrs. William McLaughlin invested the girls in her second grade group. These were Judy Baldwin, Mary Breckemeyer, Cindy Bivins, Connie Hall, Sandra Hagen, Charnell McAuley, Carol McLaughlin, Melissa Nabors, Jolene Phillips. Karen Rhoades, Linda Shields, Susie Stonequist, Arlene Tomlinson, Sharon Warren and Joaquein Willis. Susie Stonequist was pinned the pin her mother received as a Brownie. Susie's mother is Mrs. H. E. Stonequist. Mrs. Joanne Baldwin invested Susan Finch, Loretta DeMersse- man and Leila Winkleman, all new third grade Brownies, and Lois Matile, of the fourth grade group. The older Brownies sang several songs, including one of welcome. Mrs. Mable Daniels and Mrs. Joanne Baldwin had charge of the court of awards which followed. Girls who had been in Brownie work one year received world pins and membership star. Girls who had been in for two years received second membership stars. Attending the service were several mothers, brothers and sisters of the girls. Refreshments were served. Seniors at W.H.S. had planned a hayrack ride for Wednesday night, but because of rainy weather changed their plans and went in cars to Baldwin Lake for a wiener roast. Everyone met at the school at 6 p.m. Accompanying the group as sponsors were Barbara Cole and Mr. and Mrs. Will E. Jacobs. For entertainment, Mr. Jacobs played his guitar and all joined in group singing. A good turnout was reported for the W.M.S. cafeteria supper and bazaar at New Hope Baptist Church. Mrs. Ray Eversmeyer, president of the W.M.S., appointed the committee in charge. Gross intake was approximately $290. The net amount cleared will be approximately $250. Ross Gault showed slides of his trip to the northeastern United States, Canada, Novia Scotia and Great Britain at the Kiwanis meeting. Mrs. Hannah Meedcr, who is at the Gardner Medical Center, was able to hold her great grandson, Alan Dale Meeder, before he and his mother returned home from the Medical Center. Mrs. Meeder i« showing improvement. The baby, Alan Dale, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Meeder, Edgerlon. He was born at the Gardner Medical Center Oct. 2, and weighed 7 Ibs. 14 oz. at birth. He, too, is getting along satisfactorily. Alan Dale has two sisters, Debbie Lee and Cindy Ann His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ar- "Sunday In New York" Not For Her Students By WALTER R. MEARS WASHINGTON (AP)-'This is no play for 16-year-olds," said the ady, school principal from New Jersey after marching 146 teenagers out of the National Theater during the opening of "Sunday in New York." Fer a few night's mass minutes, Monday walkout stole the scene from comedy. Principal the Broadway-bound Margaret Walsh of Sayrcville, N. J., who brought the youngsters to Washington on their senior class trip, told a reporter later, "We just came out because it was the right thing to do." The exodus came about 10 minutes before the curtain fell on the EDIE DOES 'THE TWIST' — Edie Adams, wearing bold beaded costume she values at $75,000 and which she'll wear for her Las Vegas night club opening, goes through a gyration as she demonstrates the dance called "The Twist". Family cat at left sneaked in to see what was happening; during rehearsal at Miss Adams' home. Plan Study Of Education KANSAS CITY (AP)-The Ford Foundation is making a one-year survey of higher education in Kansas to determine how colleges can best serve the expected doubled enrollment in the next decade. | Invited by the Kansas Board of Regents to give advice, the foun-, dation offered its services free in making the first study of its kind. The regents will hire some consultants with the $15,000 provided by the last Legislature, and will ask the 1962 budget session for another $15,000, Whitley Austin of Sanlina, regents chairman, said. "We want quality education within the state's resources and ability to pay," Austin said Mon- jday.-. v *,"We desire to eliminate waste. We want to re-examine our entire program for the future needs of the state." Youth Faces Slaying Charge ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - A 16- year-old boy from neighboring Elwood, Kan., faced a juvenile court hearing today in coneclion with a fatal attack on a filling station attendant in St. Joseph. Officers said Carroll Wayne Goacher admitted the attack Friday morning. S. R. Puckett, 67, died several hours later of head injuries inflicted by a tire tool. Goacher was quoted as saying he didn't know Puckett and pulled into the filling station only because he had a tire going flat. He said Puckett accused him of caus ing trouble at the station the pre vious evening and swung at him with his fists. Officers said the boy took Puck ett's billfold, containing $6 to $7 Carrier Fire Kills Four WASHINGTON (AP) - Flames flashed through the machinery room of the hard-luck U.S.S. Constellation, taking the lives of four men and injuring nine others as the sleek new aircraft carrier cruised on its trial run. The Navy said the ship—hit by major blaze in drydock that dlled 50 men last December— uffered only minor damage in Monday's fire. The blaze broke mt when fuel oil apparently was accidentally sprayed onto a hot iteam line. The Constellation, newest and argest of the Navy's carriers, was due to arrive in New York onight after its cruise off the southeastern U.S. coast. The dead were identified as: Bennie Crews, machinist mate first class, Neptune Beach, Fla.; Louis F. Lynch, fireman, Passaic, N.J.; Alfred Steinbuch, Broklyn, N.Y. a civilian employe at the New York Naval Shipyard, and Eugene Miller, a civilian not further identified. All the injured were Navy enlisted men, none in critical condition. Kansas City Couple Killed MIAMI, Okla. (AP)-An elderly Kansas City couple was killed by a car in Miami Monday night shortly after they were married They were Harry S. Angle, 73, and Mrs. Georgia Dickerson Angle, 73. After getting married at a chapel, the couple registered at a motel and walked across the street to a restaurant for dinner Th Angles were hit by the car as they walked back to the motel The driver was Robert Linn, 21, of Commerce, Okla., police said. 4-State Talk On Renewal Rayburn Has Restful Day BONHAM, Tex. (AP) - Sam Rayburn's doctor said the House speaker, ill with cancer, was stronger and spent a restful day Monday. His condition remains serious. Dr. Joe Risser said Rayburn, 79, was visited by his sisters and by Miss Alia Clary, his Washington secretary for 42 years. JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Problems of urban renewal were discussed Monday at a meeting of 245 persons from 41 communities of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The meeting was sponsored by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce and many of the delegates represented their local chambers. Walter Mueller of Washington, director of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce workshops, urged local chambers to take more interest in improving their own cities. first act of the show, a comedy about sex. On the sidewalk outside, the principal told a show official, "It was my duty to bring them out." The principal was in tears, the show official said. The youngsters giggled and chattered as they boarded two chartered buses for the trip back to their hotel. "I had no idea what the play was like," Miss Walsh said later. "I thought it would be a nice evening. I had called the theater and they knew it was a school group coming. I'm sorry." The walkout signal came after a scene in which Pat Stanley and Robert Redford embrace and talk about sex—while the stage lights go down. When the lights went on again revealing Redford and Miss Stanley in bathrobes, the school children filed from the $1.75, second- balcony seats. The audience, necks craned, stared up to the balcony as the youngsters paraded out of the auditorium and down the long stairs to the exit. David Powers, press agent for the show, said dialogue after the blackout scene reveals that nothing really happened while the lights were off. "It's the most normal little sex comedy you've ever seen in your life," he said "Something like 'The Moon is Blue.' " Bank Robbed Of $44,000 KANSAS CITY (AP)-A bandit robbed the suburban Hickman Mills, Mo., bank of about $44,000 Monday night as two bank em- worked late on the bank Ottawa Roller Rink Public Sessions Wed. and Fri., 7:30 to 10:00 Sat. nights, 8:00 to 11:00 Private Parties Mon., Tues., and Thurs. 2nd and Main CH 2-9704 ployes books. Early today police in Chanute, Kan., reported they had arrested a man who fit the description of the bank robber. Gerald R. Goe, 30, a teller, was j leaving the bank for the night j when he was accosted by the bandit. Mis Sylvia Hamilton, the cashier, still in the bank, said she saw the man put a gun to Goe's head, so she unlocked the front door and let them in. The employes were tied up. Miss Hamilton said the bandit inadvertently locked himself in the bank vault by pushing a gate shut while trying to reach some money. But he broke the gate open. After the man left, Goe used fingernail clipper from his pocket to cut Miss Hamilton' bonds. She freed him, and police were called. Wed. and Thurs. SPECIALTY C/ioco/afe - Marshma/low Roll Only 39c Dick's Pastries 320 S. Main CH 2-3820 Approve Fund* For^Hospital JOPLIN, Mo. (AP)-Approval of a $325,250 federal grant assure* that construction of a new osteopathic hospital in Joplin can start in January, an official said Monday. E. L. McAllister, board chairman of the Tri-Statc Osteopathie Hospital Association, said financing of the $650,000 hospital will be completed with $100,000 in gifts and a loan of $225,000. The hospital will provide 41 beds. Construction will take a year. NOW SHOWING Box office opens 7:00 p.m. Feature at 7:55 Only LOVE POSSESSED,,. AND BETRAYED HER! Nathanial Waits To See His Dad HOLLYWOOD (AP) - Week- old Nathaniel Patrick Crosby is awaiting his first glimpse of his father, Bing Crosby. Bing is due back home this week from London where he is making a picture. The baby was taken home from Queen of Angels Hospital Monday by his mother, Kathy Crosby. chie Meeder and Mr and Mrs. j George Riley, all of Edgerton. ; He has two great grandmothers,! Mrs. Meeder, and Mrs. Edna! Hume, Edgerton. j Mr. and Mrs. M}lo Hill arrived in Wellsviiie Tuesday evening for a visit through Friday morning with relatives and friends. Mr and Mrs. Hill drove from Panorama City, Calif., to visit their daughter at Oak Grove, Mo., and their son at Lamar, Mo. from here they planned to return to Oak Grove, and will begin the return trip home next Thursday. 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