The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on February 27, 1963 · Page 9
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4-H In Franklin County To Observe Ross By ROSS NELSON All 19 4-H clubs and 500 4-H members are getting ready for National 4-H Week, March 2-9. Last year, 17 of the 19 4-H clubs participated in the annual event. The majority of the 4-H clubs have a window display and at least one story about 4-H. One club arranged and held a community meeting; other clubs participated in community meetings and various other items. This week is the time for 4- H members to "tell a n d sell" 4-H. Anyone 8 to 20 may be a member of 4-H. Those interested may contact a 4-H c 1 u b linear them, visit with your friends who are in 4-H or stop by the extension office in the courthouse for more information. The committee has spent a lot of time preparing for this week. Mrs. .George Santarpia, with the assistance of Dennis Mclntire and Carolyn Mages, has arranged with KOFO for three talks and some spot announcements. Janice Milliken spent considerable time on banners, grace cards and stories. Connie McClure contacted the seven service clubs in Franklin County to have programs during this Week. Mrs. Raymond Houston has contacted the 19 4-H clubs for stories about then- 4-H club. There will be a special Herald edition one week from today. Loretta Alexander and Harry Peckham have been working on the businessmen's coffee which will be March 2, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., in the basement of the municipal Auditorium. Each businessman is invited to attend and visit with the 4-H members during this coffee break. I know those who can spend a few minutes will enjoy visiting with the 4-H members and to get acquainted with them. THe committee, each 4-H club and members are working to make this week a success. We hope each of you will learn more about 4-H by the end of the week. If you have any questions feel free to contact a 4-H member, 4-H club or one of the extension agents. TV Channel 13 will have some pictures of Rock Springs Ranch March 2, 12:30 to 1 p.m. Those who have visited Rock Springs will enjoy seeing this film. This will be a good time for others to see what Rock Springs Ranch looks like. Laff-A-Day © Klnj Fetturw Syndicate. Ine, 196S. World rlfhti reserved. "Arc you sure this is the engine? Sometimes it's in the back, you know." Firsthand Reports Highlight International Relations Study Officers Beaten MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. (AP) —A city policeman and Sheriff C. L. Bishop were badly beaten by two youths in a fight that left the Barber County sheriff's office a shambles Tuesday night. The youths then loaded Patrolman Otto Smith and Bishop into Smith's police car and drove to Dodge City where they were stopped and jailed by Ford County deputies. Smith and Bishop were hospitalized. An all points bulletin issued by an undersheriff who discovered the disordered office at Medicine Lodge alerted Sheriff Jimmy Davis at Dodge City, 135 miles northwest of Medicine Lodge. Davis identified the fugitives as Robert Nichols and Max Millie, believed to be California itinerants. Smith had picked them up in Medicine Lodge for questioning, Davis said. Mrs. Edna Mae Adams spoke and showed slides on France at the Friendly Neighbors Unit meeting. The Adams family lived at Verdun, France, while he was in military service. Mrs. H. N. Trabert and Mrs. Gene Kendall were in charge of the lesson on international relations. Mrs. E. T. Stansbury reported on civil defense and distributed several booklets. Mrs. Rosalie Osburn will conduct a class on medical self help for all interested people in the Williamsburg area. The unit met at the home of Mrs. Jesse Edgecomb. Mrs. Vida Green was assistant hostess. Tcqua — Met with Mrs. L. A. Green. The free choice lesson was slides of Germany shown by Edna Mae Adams. They were taken while she was with her husband during his stay in the service there. It was decided to take the medical self help training course to be held each Tuesday in the Legion Hall for 10 weeks. Eight members and one guest, Mrs. Maude Timberlake, were present. Progressive — Met with Mrs. L. B. Paine with Mrs. Glenn Fitch and Mrs. Robert Bundy as assistant hostesses. Fourteen members and one guest attended. The unit voted to assist with the heart fund drive on Heart Sunday. A report by Mrs. Lewis Spencer on the civil defense workshop was given. Mrs. Glenn Fitch gave the lesson, "And Thereby Hangs a Tale," a discussion on colloquial expressions. Mrs. E. C. Heathman was hostess and Mrs. Fred Heathman, Jr., co-hostess for 14 members, three guests, Miss Crist, Mrs. William J. Wright and Mr. Richard Hughes, and two children. Princeton Workers — The dining room and its varied uses was one of the rooms discussed by Mrs. Leon Burrichter in her presentation of the lesson, "Housing for the Life Span" on Feb. 20. Old Mexico was chosen for the unit to study as a result of the international relations committee meeting of the county workshop, attended by Mrs. Roy Schaub. The white elephant auction which will be held next meeting was planned. Program books were filled out. Mrs. Roy Schaub and Mrs. Dwlght Keas were hostesses. Greenwood — Held its "unit choice" meeting in Ottawa on Feb. 20. Thirteen members met at Colbem's for lunch and later went to Carnegie Free Library. Nell Barnaby, librarian, conducted a tour and a discussion of books and library faculties. The next meeting will be March 20 at Mrs. Orville Flager's home. To Release New Wheat To Seedmen A male-sterile Bison wheat is being released jointly by the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and the Agricultural Research Service, USDA, to bona fide plant breeders of hybrid wheat, Dr. C. Peairs Wilson, director of the KSU station, announced this week. Plant breeders developing hybrid wheats at other state experiment stations, federal research scientists, and commercial company plant breeders each may request seeds of the new male-sterile Bison. The new male - sterile Bison was developed in research at K- State's Fort Hays Branch Station by Dr. J. A. Wilson, collaborating with Dr. W. M. Ross, and recent ly continued by Dr. R. W. Livers who succeeded Wilson when he went with a commercial seed com pany. Male sterility in wheat is a kej requirement in the developmen of hybrid wheat. Wide release o the new wheat material will per mit a broad attack on the research that still must be don before hybrid wheat can be made available to wheat farmer: Male - sterile plants pollinate< by ordinary Bison wheat set see< ated in developing male-sterile jlants of many existing wheat varieties simply by backcrossing. Material that restores fertility hat usually contains varying characteristics of the wheats in its pedigree. Wilson developed a restorer for Bison male-sterile wheat.; the Nebraska Experiment Station recently announced another; and Livers found another probable restorer. Wide research by interested plant breeders should result in superior wheat hybrids for farmers in a few years, Director Wil son said. NO DOLLS - Actress Jill St. John, who once told interviewers she shunned dolls as a child in favor of toy cash register, is starting new Hollywood role— and may be heading for new life as single girl. Some movie observers say she'll file for divorce from Woolworth heir Lance Reventlow before long, reportedly because of her interest in career and his in auto racing. Here she displays an outfit she'll wear in "Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?" normally. Other common wheats are expected to behave the sam way, so no difficulty is antici THE OTTAWA HERALD Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1963 Name South' Holstein Officers IOLA, Kan. (AP)-Paul Setter of Humboldt has been Delected president of the Southeast] Kansas Holstein Association. - '*• Raymond Baker of loir was named secretary - treasurer and Ivan Strickler, also of lola, sales marketing representative. The association will hold its 1963 show in Independence April 30. Don't Forget! You Are Invited To. . . •BURCH DAY 1 Friday, March 1 Beginning at 9 A.M. DENNIS AUTO CO. 315 W. Wilson COLLAR and SENSE Fire At lola IOLA, Kan (AP) — A fire de- troyed a building being remodeled for use in a hardware and lumber business at Tiqua, Kan., Tuesday. Damage was estimated at $2,500. Modernettes - Had 11 members present at the home of Mrs. Dwight Haworth. The lesson on freezer foods was given by Mrs. Raymond Smith. Roll call was a food exchange. Mrs. Darrell Mullen appointed a committee to organize the unit to help with .the heart fund drive. Work and Fun — Color scheme, background and arrangement of objects are the three important things to remember when a homemaker is developing a comfortable home, according to Rosemary Crist who gave the lesson on furniture arrangement. Roll call was answered by telling "What Piece of Furniture I Would Like to Buy Next." It was announced that the spring tea would be held March 15, A white elephant sale will be held at the March meeting at the home of Mrs. Virgil Smith. Would Fit Seat To The Sitter From Your Full-Service Bank CREEP FEED EARLY LAMBS so you'll be able to market them as early as possible, preferably in May. A simple ration containing 60 Ibs. of cracked corn, 30 Ibs. whole oats, plus 10 Ibs. soybean meal, will give good results. If you have only a small number of lambs, it may be more economical to purchase commercial creep rations. s There will be fewer spring lambs this year indicating good prices in April and May — probably better than year-ago levels. SOIL COMPACTION PROBLEMS can be greatly reduced by plowing with both rear tractor wheels out of the furrow., Some plow setting adjustments will be necessary to do this. Aside from less compaction, there are other benefits to be gained. A level tractor is more restful for the driver. Shifting equal traction to both wheels reduces wear in the differential and wheel bearings. Fuel consumption is also improved. The driver may have some difficulty at first holding the tractor the right distance from the furrow, but this can be overcome with a little practice. CALVING TROUBLE this spring can be prevented by proper late winter feeding. Cows underfed during pregnancy may drop lighter calves. Get the protein level up. Feed 1.5 to 2 pounds of 40% protein meal per day and increase roughage where needed. After calving, energy feeding is siost important. Unless protein and energy requirements are properly met after calving, animals will be slow coming in heat. Conception rate may be low too. SHARPLY LOWER BEEF PRICES are cutting profits out of feeding. Market is not expected to improve soon. Don't hold heavy cattle for market improvement. Take a least cost ration for calves and aim for sales in the fall or kite summer. WASHINGTON (AP) - Aside from her fingers, what part of a secretary's anatomy gets the most wear? That's right, and Rep. Tom Steed, D-Okla., is concerned about it. "You have only to look down the hall to see they're not all the same size," Steed says. His remedy would be to provide the Capitol Hill girls with a choice of chair sizes. Steed, chairman of the Legislative Appropriations subcommittee, is a sort of housekeeper for Congress. His subcommittee must approve whatever Congress spends itself, for curtains, watercoolers, garages, office help, furniture and what-have-you, That's where Steed's concern with the comfort of the secretarial help comes in. A* loaf as ww furnitaw must be bought, Steed said, there might as well be two or three styles of stenographers' chairs, and different sizes. "Nobody can do a good day's work if they have to sit in a strained position," Steed said. Dr. George W. Carver, the Capitol physician, agrees with Steed on providing a variety of chair sizes and shapes. "I think it's a good idea," Calver said. "After all, anything you can do to get more work out of a stenographer is all to the good." More seriously, he said, "You can't take a wman who weighs 200 pounds and have her comfortable on the same chair a 00-pound stenographer sits in." The Herald pays |5 every week for the best news tip turned in by « readv. Guaranteed Interest Paid on Certificates of Deposit issued for one Full year. For your convenience THE P E OP L E S NATIONAL BANK has a supply of Soil Samnle bags. They are FREE ... we invite you to come in and get what you need. After you have filled The Sample bag. take it to your county airiciil- tural agent for soil testing. Meet Your Friends at "The Friendly Bank' The Peoples National BANK OF OTTAWA Chartered in 1871 l ••ttrii) biMi M'tnfomiUM hclltvtJ to W icnnta W •Y DOANE AGRICUUTURAU SERVICE. INC., ST. LOUIS. NOW SEE WHATS NEW AT YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER'S Four kinds of sport—all super Want to make spring come in a hurry? Just pick a new car with whatever you hanker for in performance and sporty trimmings—like bucket seats, 4-speed shift,* lots of horses—and start driving it now. Chevy's got a lot of sport in four entirely different kinds of cars. First, the Jet-smooth Impala Super Sport with your choice of 7 different engines that range up to 425 hp and that include the popular Turbo-Fire 409* with 340 hp for the ultimate in smooth, responsive driving in modern traffic. Optional equipment, including new Com- fortilt steering wheel* that adjusts to your convenience, makes it as super a sport as you'd like. There's the Chevy II Nova, also available in an SS version. Special instrument cluster. Front buckets. All-vinyl trim. Distinctive SS identification. Fourteen-inch wheels and tires*with full wheel disks. Three-speed shift or Powerglide* with floor- mounted shift console. Or the Corvair Monza Spyder with complete instrumentation, special identification, and an air-cooled Turbo- charged Six. And for a real wallop, see the stunning Corvette Sting Ray, winner of the "Car Life" 1963 Award for -Engineering Excellence. All told, four beautiful convertibles, four handsome coupes. You'll get a four-barrel kick just looking them over—and a whole lot more fun out of driving one I 'Optional ct extra cost. Top—Corvette Sting Ray Sport Coupe and Corvair Monza Spyder Club Coupe. Below—left, Chevrolet Impala SS Convertible; right, Chevy II Nova WO SS Convertible. (All four available in both convertible and coupe models. Super Sport and Spyder equipment optional at extra coat.) See four entirely different kinds of cars at your Chevrolet dealer's Showroom MOORE CHEVROLET-OLDS, 412.4IB South Main St. Ottawa CH 2-3640

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