The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 5, 1963 · Page 5
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 5

Ottawa, Kansas
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Tuesday, March 5, 1963
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Legion Oratory Contest Monday THE OTTAWA HERALD E 'uesday, March 5, 1963 * Warren Black Post No. 60, Ottawa, will be host for the eastern area American Legion Oratorical contest to be at Ottawa at 10 a.m., Monday, March 11. The contestants will be the winners of the First, Second, Third and Fourth Legion Districts which cover the eastern half of Kansas. Legionnaire George Lister will be the local respresentative in charge of the contest. He will be assisted by Floyd J. Rogers, Legion Department activities director. The western area contest will be at Russell March 12, and the contestants will be the winners of the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh District contests. The purpose of this contest, and the district contests preceding it, is to develop in high school youth an understanding and an appre ciation of American ideals and the ability to better express themselves. The public is invited to attend the contest. The winner of each district and the winner and runner-up in the area contest receives medals provided by the State Department of the American Legion. Area winners, will compete in the state contest to be at McPherson March 14. The state winner and the state runner-up will receive $350 and a $150 scholarships to the College or University of their choice in Kansas. Judges of the Ottawa contest will be Robert A. Anderson, District Judge Floyd Coffman, Rev. E. E. Caylor, Mike Twedt, Ottawa University debate coach, and Jane Feuerborn, Ottawa High speech and dramatics teacher. In Uniform Army Men Complete Radio, Police Courses L_ PVT. CURTIS REEVES PVT. MELVIN BARNHART Postmasters Nominated WASHINGTON (AP)-President Kennedy has sent to the Senate these postmaster nominations for Kansas: Herbert P. Franz, Goessell; Raleigh J. May, Haven; Robert W. Foster, Sterling; Francis R. Gorman, Chapman; Fred A. Riggs, Cottonwood Falls; Harold D. Brown, Eureka; Clarence E. Zarnowslti, Halstead; Donald E. Plank, luka; E. Maxine Nelson, Lenora; Mabel B. Hoss, Ness City; Daryl M. Ford, Valley Falls. Army Pvt. Curits E. Reeves 3, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emery leeves, Wellsville, recently com ileted the 15-week course in ra lio - teletype operation at the Southeastern Signal School, Fort don, Ga. Reeves entered the Army las filly and received basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. 1957 graduate of Wellsville High School, he was employed bj Gould-National Batteries in Lea venworth prior to entering the Army. Army Pvt. Melvin K. Barnharl son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence C Jarnhart, Overbrook, recenl y completed eight weeks of mili ary police training at the U.S Army Training Center, Fort Gor don, Gae. He entered the Army last Sep ember and completed basic train ng at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo Che 22-year-old soldier is a 195 graduate of Overbrook Rural High School and was employed by Pub ic Works Department in Inde- jendence, Mo., before enterui] he Army. ST-5 David Wittman, Richmond las been transferred from Korea to Viet Nam for 60 days. PFC Donald D. Farrell soi of Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Far rell, 715 Ash, and PFC Grove S. Froggatte, son of Mr. and Mrs Groves 0. Froggatte, Princeton are serving with the First Bat talion, Fifth Regiment, First Marine Division, Camp Pendleton Calif., which recently participated in nine days cold weather training. The training program, enacted at the nearby Cold Weather Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif., included instruction on field sanitation, personal hygiene and the care and cleaning of weapons in extreme cold. Set Water Impoundment Impoundment of the conservation pool in Pomona Reservoir west of Ottawa will not be started prior to fall of this year, it was announced today by the Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Mo. The dam is nearing completion and is operational so far as flood control is concerned, but the impoundment of the permanent poo of water cannot begin until certain construction and clearing work is out of the way. White Space Does Increase Readership of Ads I I I Use IT! Phone CH 2-4700 Asks River Route, KG To Salina KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP)- Svo Kansas farm leaders urged Monday that the Kansas River and Smoky Hill River be made navigable from Kansas City to Saina. Lud Stmad, wheat farmer from Brewster, said such navigation would provide cheaper freight rates for Kansas grain and would lelp bring new industries into the state. Stmad is a member of President Kennedy's national agricultural advisory commission and vice president, of the Farmers Union Cooperative Marketing Association. He and Pat Nash, association general manager, discussed the proposal with Col. Andrew P. Rollins, Kansas district engineer, and Willis Fish, chief of the Army engineers' planning section. Stmad said a committee of farm leaders would be named soon to ask Congress to study the navigation proposal. Col. Rollins said it would have to be a slack-water project involving construction of a series of dams and locks, similar to construction now under way on the Arkansas River. « SyniliCHtt, Inc. 1M.1. WoMil riiihln reaemil •'Aw, how could Jack climb that high up a beanstalk without an oxygen supply?" Wellsville News Revival March 24-29 At New Hope Baptist Gets 10 Years For Art Theft LOS ANGELES (AP)-A man who admits bringing a stolen art masterpiece to California drew a federal prison sentence of 10 years. But the court agreed Monday to review the sentence of William R. Basham to see if there were extenuating circumstances. Basham, 30, of Santa Monica, Calif., pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of stolen property — an Edouard Manet painting worth from $40,000 to $70,000. It was stolen from the University of Kansas Museum of Art. Basham denied anp knowledge of the theft. Pleads Innocent In Child's Death DENVER (AP) - Mrs. Marie Elaine O'Rear, 18, formerly of Nevada, Mo., pleaded innocent Monday to a murder charge in the death of a 7-week-old daughter. Officers said the infant died Feb. 22 of a brain hemorrhage. They said Mrs. O'Rear admitted striking the child repeatedly because the baby cried. Mrs. O'Rear's attorneys succeeded in a plea to have her bond set at $10,000. Bail is not ordinarily permitted in murder cases. Mrs. O'Rear and her husband, Darrell, 21, came to Denver in November from Nevada. Drinking Drivers Target Of John TOPEKA (AP) - Gov. John Anderson renewed his campaign today for tough legislation against drinking drivers. He sent each legislator a copy of a magazine article on Norway which has a mandatory jail sentence law for drivers convicted of driving while intoxicated. Norway has a 15-day jail sentence for drunken drivers, he said. Anderson is supporting a mandatory 5-day jail sentence. The bill has been reported from committee to the house. By BERNICE I10LDEN Rev. Don Shoemaker, Nebraska, will conduct the revival services at the New Hope Baptist Church March 24-29. He is a brother of Rev. R. B. Shoemaker, pastor of the New Hope Church. The first in a weekly series of cottage prayer meetings in preparation for the revival were lues- day night, Feb. 26. Wesley Stevenson was leader for the meeting at the home of Henry Wherry. Mr. Shoemaker gave the lesson. At the cottage prayer meeting $330 Pay Hike For Teachers OLATHE, Kan., (AP) — Olathe school teachers will get an average salary increase of $330 next term if the Kansas Legislature passes a bill allowing a higher tax levy. The bill would allow the school board to raise the tax levy limit $1—from $3.20 to $4.40—for each $100 of assessed valuation. The salary increases for about 100 teachers would range from $275 to $350 a year. The new salary schedule, proposed by a teacher's group, was approved by the school board Monday night. KHRUSH'S CHOICE - Actress Yulya Borisova, candidate for Russian federation's Parlia- mcnt, received votes of Soviet Premier Khrushchev and former Russian bigwig Vyacheslav M. Molotov. Outcome of election was known in advance since candidates were unopposed. The Herald pays $5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. Try B.O.W. EXPRESS, Inc. for Express Service at Freight Rotes Says Ike Killed Too Many Birds WASHINGTON (AP)-Sen. J. William Fulbright, D-Ark., told the Senate Monday former President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave wildlife conservation experts no comfort on a recent Mexican hunting trip. Fulbright put into the Congressional Record a news story which credited Eisenhower with shooting 40 ducks and 30 other birds in three hours. "This may demonstrate that the general's marksmanship has improved," Fulbright said, "but, it's not much encouragement to the people who want to preserve wild life." held at the Gale Sheltons, 0. D. Garrett was leader. Jim Peckham gave the lesson. For the meeting at the home of Mrs. Eggleston, Mrs. Frank Miller was leader and Jack McWilson had charge of the lesson. Mrs. Percy VanHorn was reporter. Robert Cramer, stewardship education chairman of Wellsville Baptist Church, has announced the America for Christ offering held at the church on Sunday, Feb. 24, totaled more than $410.00. Cramer said that additional money could be turned in through the following Sunday. The goal established by the board of trustees for this year's offering was $200. As a result of an automobile collision recently in Topeka, a former Wellsville man was among five persons taken to St. Francis Hospital suffering from shock and nervousness and released. He is Chauncey Corsage, teacher at Shawnee Mission East High School. Corsage returned to his classroom Monday. He is a brother of Junior Corsage, Wellsville, and a twin brother of Chester Corsage, Gardner. Rev. Homer Ganong, pastor of the Wellsville Baptist Church, attended the evangelism and Christian education conference of the Kansas Baptist Convention on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the First Baptist Church, Topeka. Tony Fontaine, converted Hollywood movie and television star, spoke to nearly 500 people at the Wellsville Baptist Church on Monday night, Feb. 25. He told of his early life in a rescue mission where his parents served as directors. As a result of an automobile accident in September, 1957, he became converted and for the past two years has been giving religious concerts. There were representatives from Williamsburg, Quenemo, Ruhamah, Otta wa, Baldwin, Kansas City and Wellsville. Ottawa, Kansas P.O. Box 205 CH 2-5425 Kansas City, Mo. 819 West 25th St. GB 14008 . B.O.W. 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