The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on February 27, 1963 · Page 1
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OTT HERALD VOL, 87 NO. 87 OTTAWA. KANSAS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1963 7 CENT3 TWELVE TOPEKA (AP) - Defending state champion Wichita East drew a first round bye in the Campus regional tournament, the Kansas High School Activities Association announced today. The Wichita team will see its initial action Friday, March 8, when it plays the winner of a game between Wellington and Campus. Wyandotte, last year's second place winner and Class AA champion 5 of the last 6 years, also drew a first round bye. It will play Friday, March 8, against the winner of a game between Bishop Miege and Washington' of Bethel. Immaculata, defending state Class A champion, will open defense of its crown Tuesday, March 5, against Shawnee Heights in the Effingham regional. There will be eight regionals in Class AA and eight in Class A. Winners qualify for state final meets March 14-16. The Class AA tournament will be at Wichita and Class A at Hutchinson. The regional pairings announced by Brice Durbin, the association's executive secretary: Shawnee Mission North—Ottawa vs bye; Sumner vs Shawnee Mission West, 4 Tuesday; Fort Scott ys Argentine, 6:45 Tuesday; Shawnee Mission North vs Olathe, 8:15 Tuesday. Campus—Wichita South vs Arkansas City, 6:30 Thursday; Derby vs Winfield, 8 Thursday; Wichita East vs bye; Wellington vs Campus, 9:30 Thursday. Great Bend—Hays St. Josephs vs Liberal, 6:30 Thursday; Mc- t Pherson vs Garden City, 8 Thursday; Hutchinson vs bye; Dodge City vs Great Bend, 9:30 Thursday. Manhattan — Salina vs bye; Junction City vs Newton, 6:30 Thursday; Washburn Rural vs Emporia, 8 Tuesday; Manhattan vs Topeka West 9:30 Tuesday. Parsons — Coffeyville vs lola, 6:30 Thursday; Chanute vs Independence, 8 Thursday; Parsons vs bye; Altamont vs Pittsburg, 9:30 Thursday. Shawnee Mission East — Wyandotte vs bye; Bishop Miege vs Washington (Bethel), 6:30 Wednesday; Ward vs Turner, 8 Wednesday; Shawnee Mission East vs Rosedale, 9:30 Wednesday. Topeka—Hayden vs bye; Lawrence vs Seaman, 6:30 Tuesday; Atchison vs Leavenworth, 8 Tuesday; Topeka vs Highland Park, 9:30 Tuesday. Wichita North—El Dorado vs bye; Wichita Southeast vs Wichita Heights, 6:30 Wednesday; Wichita West vs Kapaun, 8 Wednesday; Augusta vs Wichita North, 9:30 Wednesday. Semifinals will be Thursday and finals Friday at Manhattan, Shawnee Mission North and To- A Time To Jump For Joy 4-2 Record For County Cage Teams There was a lot of jumping, by cheerleaders, players and fans, last night Williamsburg cheerleader Nancy Bethel! is off the floor. See how Franklin teams as area high school basketball teams jumped into district tournaments. And you fared in stories and pictures on Pgs. 2, 3 and 7. (Herald Photo by Gene Ramsey) know some Williamsburg Panther must to have jumped up and scored, because Six Franklin County high school basketball teams set out last night on the trail leading to state titles. Four of them, Williamsburg, Pomona, Lane and Wellsville, stepped forward. The other two, Princeton and Richmond fell by the wayside. A crowd of around 1,200 watched games at Lebo where Pomona beat Olpe, Williamsburg nailed Lyndon and Lebo upset Waverly. Louisburg showed off its fine gymnasium before varying crowds as Princeton lost a squeaker to Gardner, Wellsville beat Louisburg and Stanley poured it on LaCygne. Closer to home, at Richmond, the Lane Lions were kings in a match with Welda, Greeley wrested a close one from Quenemo and Richmond failed with Westphalia. The action resumes at 7 tonight at Richmond with Greeley tackling Westphalia at 7 and Lane challenging top - seeded Melvern at 8:30. Semi-finals will be Thursday night at Louisburg and Lebo. Pomona and Williamsburg will be in another showdown at Lebo at 8:30, their fourth match of the season. Top-seeded Osagt City and Lebo will start tiM session at 7. At Louisburg, Gardner faces top-seeded Spring Hill at 7 and Wellsville meets Stanley at 8:30. (Detailed reports and pictures on last night's action are on Pgs. 2, 3 and 7) The Weather COUNTY FORECAST -Considerable cloudiness through to* morrow with scattered light rate changing to snow tonight. Lows tonight near 20. Highs tomor* row 30 to 35. High temperature yesterday, 38; low today, 26; high year ago today, 13; low year ago today, 3; record high tbla date, 73 In 1932; record low thU d*tt. 13 below zero In 1B34; hourly temperatures, 24 hours ending 8 a.m., today: 0 a. m 13 8 p. m. 10 a. m 17 10 p. m. 11 a. m. Noon 1 p. m. 2 p. m. 3 p. m. 4 p. m. 5 p. m. 6 p. m. 7 p. m. 8 p. m. .28 .32 , 34 , 34 , 34 32 30 27 .21 11 p. m. .......M .25 Midnight .......30 ~ 1 a. m. .......M 2 a. m. .......31 3 a. m 33 4 a. m. .......M 5 a* m. ••••••.34 6 a. m ...34 7 a. m .34 8 a. m M Prescriptions—Raney. CH 2-3091 Adv. Sickening Fingers Of Flu Reach Out By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The wave of Asian flu and influenza-like respiratory,-ailments is waning in some areas, but is continuing its slow westward movement across the nation. "The latest and about the only recent trend is westerly," said a spokesman at the U.S. Public Health Service's Communicable Disease Center in Atlanta. 1 The CDC said outbreaks of influenza-like illness have been confirmed in 29 states and the District of Columbia. Asian flu has been confirmed in the District of Columbia and 17 states, * * * including Kentucky, whose health department repprted late Tuesday .that the .Asian^virus had been isolated there. On the other hand, school authorities at St. Louis said absenteeism is declining. City health officials noted a drop in hospital care for flu patients. North Carolina officials said Asian flu cases are increasing in the western portion of the state and decreasing in eastern sec tions. About 2,000 new cases were reported Monday and there are indications the 5-week-old epidem ic will hit a peak this week. . * * * Some Ottawans Ailing But Nothing Abnormal The flu bug and colds are continuing to make their way around Ottawa homes and schools, but officials in most of the city schools report fewer absent students this week than in previous weeks. The exception is Garfield School where Principal Don Hoglund reported 40 pupils out yesterday and 41 today. Other grade school officials said today that the number of flu cases and colds are not above normal for this time of year. Two senior high school teachers and one secretary were nursing the flu today, according to W. P. Shepard, principal, but less than 20 students were missing. All the teachers and office staff of the junior high were at work today and the absent list was reported as normal. To Open Bids For New Store Bids for construction of the new Safeway Supermarket building, to be located at 9th and Main, are to be opened on March 27, at 3 p.m.; at the North American Hotel, it was announced today by E. V. Skidmore, local architect who is the designer of the structure. The architect said it is hoped that construction can begin shortly after the date for opening the bids. The building, which will be owned by Mrs. G. C. Fredeen, 109 E. 9th, will have 10,000 square feet of floor space and will have parking space for 50 automobiles. Skidmore said plans are now being sent to 12 bidders. Tally's Toot The real male basketball fan is the guy who cannot tell you, after a game, whether the head cheerleader is blonde or brunette. Men, If Your Feet Hurt try the Real McCoys at Paines Bootery. Adv. DONT PUT IT OUT! - Fireman Jerry Foote, 709 S. Locust, watches while shell of house owned by J. R. Hutchins bums on North Elm this morning. House caught fire and burned a year ago today while Hutchins was gone. Siding and parts of building that could be salvaged were sold, Shell of building was burned intentionally today after Hutchins asked fire department to stand by. The fire last year was attributed to an over-heated wood stove. (Herald Photo) And Smile With Caution It's difficult to be serious when you have a 42-21 halftimc lead and are on way to winning. Wellsville Coach Al Williams and his Eagles could afford smile during intermission in dressing room. Eagles beat Louisburg, 69-61. Players, from right, are Gary Rader, Bill Coughlin, Don Good, Dave Beasley, Delon Jacoby, BID Coffey, Charles Moore, Otto Myrich and Jacob Bellinger. See Wellsville cheerleaders' reaction to victory on Pg. 7. (Herald Photo) May Knock Out Kansas Industry Lure TOPEKA (AP) - A bill that would knock out one of the state's lures for new industry may come up for debate in the Kansas Senate today. The bill would eliminate tax exemptions on buildings leased by cities to new industries. It touched off a major battle in the Senate Tuesday. THe bill was approved by the Assessment and Taxation Committee, but it came under fire from a group led by Sen. Paul Lamb, R-Caney. They lost a bid to remove it from the calendar and send it to the Committee on Industrial Development. Son. Clark Kuppinger, R-Prairie Village, who teamed with Sen. Frank Hodge, R-Hutchinson, to parry the attack, labeled the measure "the most important piece of legislation to come before the Senate this session." Hodge said it involves a .najor policy decision. Lamb said Chambers of commerce have invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in attracting industry to cities in Kansas, using tax-exempt property as a lure. He said this was done under a 1961 law permitting cities to own buildings and equipment for lease to industry. "If we pass this bill, we have brought industries in under false reprecentation," Lamb said. Kuppinger said the 1961 law was "Kansas's first major stride toward socialism." The bill also would eliminate exemptions on property of educational, religious, or charitable organizations when it is leased for profit. Dr. Hudelson Candidate For Board Of Education Dr. John F. Hudelson, 404 W. 4th, announced today that he is a candidate for one of the board of education positions for School District No. 30. He is a life-long resident of Franklin County and a graduate of Kansas State University, Manhattan, in both business and veterinary medicine. Dr. and Mrs. Hudelson have three children, all of whom attend Eugene Field grade school. Three board positions are to be filled. Thus far only one other candidate, Vern Chesbro, has announced for the board of education. There are two candidates for Ottawa finance commissioner, J. R. Cheney and Lyle Hanes. Deadline for filing is noon Saturday, March 9. Primary election date, if a primary is necessary, will be Tuesday, March Dr. JOHN HUDELSON 19, and the city election will be held Tuesday, April 2. Kuppinger said later he favors corrective legislation before more in lusfry comes to the state on a tax-exempt basis. "If we don't do it this session, it might be too late," he said. "There will be too many industries, too many jobs involved." He said established industries feel cheated and some have threatened to leave unless given similar advantages. The Senate advanced 17 bills for final passage. Six would place state historical parks under the administration of the State Historical Society. Each operates as a separate state agency. Receiving tentative approval was an appropriations bill for op. eration of state penal institutions for fiscal 1964. It contains money for moving the Women's Industrial Farm from Kansing to the Atchison children's home and children from the home to the Kansas!' Neurological Institute at Topeka.' The women's farm would converted to a minimum prison. Also advanced was a bill permit seating of alternate ^ in criminal cases upon death serious illness of a close ,i of a juror. ~~ T " V '-

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