The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on March 11, 1964 · Page 34
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The Saiina Journal And Northwest News Ralph Gage, District Editor Over The Backyard Fence Boyd Names Manager For His Campaign Former Salinan Hall-Filled Glass Really No Insult Old Reamsvitle Mill Mill, now standing-in Smith Center city park, was built in'1879 by German native Charles B. Schwarz in Reamsville, Original mill was 54 feet high, with spread of 60 feet on wheel. Sail cloth -was used for fan blades' arid tail wheel ten -feet in i/oh After 11 years, success Mas a sweet taste "in- more- than-'one way for a Kansas State Uh'iveV- »ity staff member." -/' Dr. Charles V. Hatf, of the KSU horticultural staJff, develop «d the Crimson Sweet watermelon, a round melon "averag ing 25 pounds. Seed On Trial In its first fieldscale production year, 1963, Hall distributed 35 pounds of seed to commercial companies for seed increase and a few pounds to growers and experiment stations for trial. This year he has sold more than 200 pounds of seed, which he estimates will plant 600 acres and produce 1,200 . to 1,500 melons an .acre. This is a possible production of 72,000 melons or 9,000 tons of melons'. Seed germination tests have averaged 90 percent. > Disease Resistant The blocky, light-green melon with dark stripes and bright red flesh has'small seeds, high sugar content and fine texture. Hall's objective is •'his ' 11-year research • project — which he accomplished — was to produce a refrigerator-size melon resistant to anthracnpse and fusarium wilt, diseases which in- some years have wiped out melon I crops. Kansas growers have enough! At K-$tate seed to..partially, supply, local markets this year,, and'' addit- tional.seed his been sold to commercial -melon producers and seed companies from Massachusetts to California and Florida to Oregon. Small labels with the'name Crimson Sweet on a map of Kansas will be distributed to growers this ; summer so purchasers can identify the melons. "Dear Ruth" Causes Much Activity CHAPMAN - "Dear Ruth" is causing a lot of activity among Dickinson County Community high school juniors. "Dear Ruth" is a 2-act play, and the cast and production staff were selected recently. Those in the cast are Susie Schwab, Judy Stnmkv Velda Schmidt, Mark Myers, Ron Stull, Jim Carton, Jody Duffy, Richard Moore, Dan Hoffman, Carolyn Lee and Phyllis Krehbiel. Student directors are Kathy Harris and Donna Frobardt, •' The play will be given April 10 and 51 in the high school auditorium, , " . diameter kept big wheel facing wind. Kerosene engine was installed in 1914. Moved to Smith .Center in 1938, mill-was partially destroyed by^fire in 1955. It has been rebuilt with donated money and labor. (Journal Photo) Pick Musicals For Lindsborg's Summer Theater . LINDSBORG - "The King and 1" and "Guys and Dolls" will be the productions of Lindsborg's summer theater, Broadway RPD. Auditions for the musicals will be Friday from 7 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to noon and l to 3 pm. The auditions will be .in the basement of the band shell in Swcnsson Park. H. Jay Thompson, Broadway RFD director, said these auditions will be the only ones for the summer productions. All ?ersons interested in auditioning for leads or chorus parts shoulc be prepared to sing a number from these or other musical shows. Other Openings There also are openings for a few straight dramatic pans and for technical crews, Thompson said. Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I" will be presented June 5-6 and 12-13, and Frank Loesser's "Guys and Dolts" on July 17-18 and 24-25. Elmer Copley, professor of voice at Bethany College, will be featured as the king of Siam TOPEKA ~ Melvin H. Clingan, Johnson County businessman, and former Salinan has been named stale campaign manager for McDili "Huck" Boyd, candidate for the Republican nomination for governor. "He is a young man of great ability," Boyd said when he made the announcement Wednesday at his state headquarters in Topeka. "His knowledge of administrative problems and the needs of state government are impressive." In accepting the campaign manager's duties, Clingan said, "I regard it as a privilege to help Huck Boyd in his campaign tor governor. "I have known him for the past four years and have been greatly impressed with his high intelligence, deep sincerity, complete honesty, and his great ability in the fields of organization and administration. He has the qualities that I believe the people of Kansas need and want in their next governor." Clingan, 34, i s president of Holiday Homes, Inc., a residential building and land development firm. Saiina High Grad He is a native Kansan and attended public schools in Saa, graduating from Saiina high school in 1947. He was a 4-year Summerfield scholar and graduated from the University of Kansas in 195! where he was president of the All - Student Council. Clingan has been in business In Johnson County since his discharge from the Air Force in 1955. Active in Republican politics, he has served as co-chairman of the finance committee of the Johnson County Republican Central Committee and was a former precinct committeeman of Prairie Village. He is married to the former Athelia Sweet, Kansas City. The Clingans have three children and live at 5345 Mission Woods Ed., Shawnee Mission. By Mrs. Leo Opal Wt can't seem to shake the. hubit. We have beeti using a chest rub for colds so long that Little Brother won't go to bed without a sniff first. * * * Guests are not to be insulted when they find a half-filled glass o * anything served to them at our house. U P so many spilled full glasses that Mrs. Opat glasses are automatically onlv half filled. ' ° * * * It appears they will have to put traffic signals on the golf courses with the increasing si'c if the convoy of motorized golf carts. I'm no golfer but I thought the idea of the game was to get some exercise. * * * We feel that this past weekend we were in the company bnefly of some of the he=t young people around, those we don't hear enough about The Senior Girl Scouts and' band members in town made us feel young and reminiscent, but I'm sure to them we seemed ler- ribly ancient. Some new friends explained their visit in spite of the bad weather. "We had the kids 'farmed out for the day' so we just had to come anyway." How well we know. * * * The 4H'ers struggling with talks and demonstrations for County Club Days don't lack a practice audience around here. But I'm afraid they will become rattled without the familiar background noise ot home. * * * Quote (from a very interest- jjing person, I'm sure): The 40- •'jhour week has no charm for | me. I'm looking for the 40-hour i' day. Norton Delegates To Back Gold water Kansas Oil Off TUI.SA, Okla. (AP)-U.S. oil production declined slightly last week as drops in several states more than offset an increase in Oklahoma, (he Oil and Gas Journal said Tuesday. Average daily production last week was 7,605,750 barrels a day, down 8,700 a day from th provisos week. Most of the decline came i Louisiana, down 9,no barrel a day to an average of 1,506,530 Texas, down 9,200 to 2,643,400 Wyoming, down fi,£00 to 368,70( and Kansas, down 1,850 to 300 140. Hunter HS Play Friday Night HUNTER _ The Hunter high school senior class will present a 3-act mystery-comedy. "Dark Mountain", Friday at 7:30 pm in the school gymnasium. The play, directed by Rutl Christiansen, English instructor includes a cast of 10 members of the senior class. Colby Organizes For Boys' Home ( Punks Haircuts "Bug" Area Barber CHAPMAN — "Beatle haircuts? Why these young punks change their hair' styles every three months." Bud Childers, retiring after 60 years of cutting hair in Chapman, hasn't given any Beatle haircuts. "I don't' think they'll last," he said. Childers, looking back on his years of barbcring, refused to guess how many haircuts he'has given, but he did comment on some changes which have taken place in barbering. "H used to b« all done with •hears, 1 ' he saki. "I was the first here to have power clippers. Thty sounded like « threshing machine " Cliilders said the first power clippers he had were driven mechanically. ' . Shaving Lost Art "Of course, there's no shaving done now to speak of," he said. "Young barbers won't shave customers at all and some of us old ones don't like to. "There weren't any flattops then, either," Childers mused. "Everyone wore Hollywood styles." When his assistant leaves for the Army later this yeai-, Childers is going to close his shop for good. He doesn't plan to work part-time and is going to let his license expire. To Speak About Crop Production In Russell Nurses Get Pay Increase At Norton Hospital NORTON — Nurses and other employes at the Norton County Hospital are getting a salary increase. The new salary schedule amounts to about a 10 percent increase. The schedule, adopted by the lospital beard this week, is the r irst staff salary adjustment in three years. Nurses had met with the board previously asking consideration of a new salary schedule and expanded holiday and vacation benefits. No Vacation Change The schedule adopted did not change the vacation or holiday policy, but upped the starting salary for registered nurses from $315 to $350 a month. It also granted six-month raises of $5 a month until a top of $400 is reached- The previous ceiling wns $350. "There has been a critical shortage of nurses at the local hospital for some time," said Leland Archer, board chairman. "Mrs. Wray (Mrs. Margaret Wray, nursing superintendent) has been unable to attract nurses with the old schedule. We hope the new schedule will improve our situation." Other salaries were raised eight to 10 percent on the average for older employes. Consideration was given to merit and seniority. Hussell — A crop specialist from Kansas State University will be in Russell March 12 to advise farmers on their problems. Dr. Jack V. Baird will discuss forage sorghum varieties For grazing, feed or silnge, fertilizer use or, dryland crops, alfalfa seeding and hybrid sudan varieties. The 7:30 pm crops school is one of a series of Extension educational meetings. Previous schools include a concrete improvements school, far m m an- agement meetings and a tax school. Kirk Baker, Russell County agent: said a Stubble Mulch field day and a spring crops tour are planned for May and June. The programs are sponsored Jy the County Agricultural Extension Council. COLBY — Officers were elected and a board of directors named Tuesday night at an organizational meeting for a non-profit corporation to operate a boys' home in Colby. *, Ch|.-les Cay ton, chairman, said committees were named to set up plans and write bylaws for the corporation. "We intend to start in a large house in Colby," Cayton said, "but plan to have a new building later." There will be facilities for up to eight boys at the start. Officers are Cayton; Keith Wlioughby, vjc-e- chairman; Margie Ebright, secretary, and Dale Harkins,. treasurer. Twenty-four Colby and area residents were elected to the board o f directors. Colby citizens have been working for the boys' home for more than a year. ~ Bonds ~ Insurance RALPH VVEIGEL Phone TA 7-2906 153'/i No. Santa Fe A Financing Plan for Ever}' Need Norton County's delegates to the district COP convention will back Sen. Barry Goldwater, but Goldwater is slipping jn Jewell County, In other are political activity, an Abilene man has been selected an alternate to the National GOP convention, and more candidates have an- noi'need in the area. The Norton County Republicans elected de-legates to Uie district convention in Dodge City Saturday, with the recommendation they support delegates to the national convention committed to • Goldwater for the GOP presidential nomination. Norton's Delegates Norton County delegates to the district convention are State Sen. Keith Sebelius, State Rep. J. C. Tillotson, Oilman Bishop, Leo Schulze, District Judge William B. Ryan, Mrs. Lawrence Smith, Mrs. Dcnzel Lofgreen and Vcrn Whitney. Delegates to the state convention in Topeka April is, are Bishop Tillotson, Mr. and Mrs. Waymen Delp, Warren Bullock, Ray Farewell and Marvin Stein, ert. The Jewell County GOP has i chosen an uncommitted delegation to the convention. County chairman Calvin James said Goldwater senll- meat In (he county has weakened in Uie past six months. Jewell's Delegates Jewell County delegtes to both conventions are James and L. P. Durkee, both of Jewell; LeRoy Barringer, Webber; Mrs. Catherine Bycrs and Mrs. Evelyn Harris, both of Burr Oak; Mrs. Bet-nice Howard, Mankato' and Ray McElroy, Randall. James is treasurer of the Republican State Committee. Barringer is state representative from the 85th district. Henry B. Jameson, Abilene, was selected as an alternate to the GOP national convention in San Francisco in July. In Minneapolis, Ottawa County Sheriff Fred Hawkins announced he will be a candidate for re-election. Served 14 Years Hawkins, a Republican, has served in the sheriff's offce for more than 14 years. He has been underseriff for eight years, and has been elected sheriff three times, plu s serv- At District Convention ing as sheriff for four months of an unexpired term. The register of deeds in Republic County, Helen A. Lane, announced she would seek the Republican nomination for reelection to the office. Only One Candidate . Poll books in McPherson j close Friday, and the deadlin* for filing for city finance commissioner is 4 pm Friday. So far only one candidate has filed for the position. McPherson voters will decide (he fate of a proposed $40,000 bond issue for purchase of land to be used as a park. Another question on (he ballot deals with raising the levy limit for th« recre atcooinsin.ims i on recreation commission. Mel Torme Sues Judy LOS ANGELES (AP)-Singer Mel Tonne has sued singer Judy Garland for $22,500. 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