The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 14, 1963 · Page 10
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 10

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Pomona Ne>wt WSCS Rummage Sale At Ottawa On March 16 By MARY HUDELSON The election of officers and plans for a rummage rale took most of the business time at the WSCS meeting March 7. The rummage sale will be in Memorial Auditorium, Ottawa, Saturday, March 1«. Anyone having material to donate is asked to call any member to arrange for pickup. Mrs. Warren Sellens is in general charge of arrangements. The report of the nominating committee was accepted, and the slate of officers elected. Re-elected were Mrs. Lloyd Robbins, president; Mrs. Warren Sellens, vice president; Mrs. Merle Montague, secretary, and Mrs. Charlie Burch, treasurer. Also, all of the secretaries of commissions were re-elected except secretary of promotion who will be Mrs. Maywood Hougland. One new commission has been added. The secretary of spiritual life will be Mrs. Arthur Shibe. Mrs. James Driver gave the devotions. Reports were made of 49 sick and social calls. The program was about the United Council of Churches and was given by Mrs. James Parks and Mrs. James Driver. Refreshments were served to the 17 members present by Mrs. Edith Thompson and Mrs. Jennie Bethell. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Swallow, Jr. and family, Manhattan, and Mr. and Mrs, Lee Figgins and family were Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Clarence Swallow, Sr. and Elaine. Mr. and Mrs. John Ogle, Quenemo, called Sunday evening. A Thursday guest was Mrs. B. Briggs. The Pomona Lions Club met Monday, March 11, at the Methodist Church. Additional plans were made for the athletic banquet March 25 when 51 high school athletes and six cheerleaders will be the honor guests. Karl Spear, athletic director at Baker University, will be the speaker. Tickets for the event are $2 and may be purchased from any Lions Club member. An explanation of Kansas House Bill No. 337, dealing with school unification, was the feature of a talk by Wayne Angell, state representative, at the Pomona PTA meeting March 11. Questions were answered, and an informal discussion followed his presentation. Following the opening with a piano solo of "The Star-Spangled Banner," by Mrs. Leonard Humphrey, and the flag salute led by the first grade, the secretary called the roll which gave the traveling attendance trophy to the second grade. The nominating committee reported a slate of officers with Mrs. David Stoneking, president; Mrs. Melvin Miller, vice president; Mrs. John Dickey, secretary, and Mrs. Gilbert Stoneking, treasurer. No nominations were | A THE OTTAWA HERALD IW Thursday, March 14, 1963 made from the floor. It was voted to accept the report of the nominating committee. Mrs. Stoneking mentioned the coming convention to which Pomona may send four delegates besides the president. Mrs. Alden Cearfoss introduced Angell. The next meeting, April 1J, will be the last for this yew. There will be an installation of officers and display of room gifts ordered by the teachers with the PTA money. Refreshments will be served by the first grade. Plan Mental Health Center INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP)— The county commissioners of Montgomery, Wilson, Elk and Chautauqua counties have agreed to levy a half-mill special tax and set up an area mental health center in southeast Kansas. Bob Sayers, a member of the board of the Montgomery County Mental Health Association Inc., estimated the levy on tangible property will raise about $60,000 a year. Sayers said inclusion of the levy in the 1964 county budgets will make possible the location of a mental health center in the area next year. The location will be determined by the county commissioners. Operation of the clinic is estimated to cost about $40,000 to $50,000 a year. No building program is planned, since the center would operate as an out-patient clinic. Three Win National Book Awards NEW YORK (AP)-Three widely different books have won the National Book Awards for 1962. The authors are fiction writer J. F. Powers, biographer Leon Edel and poet William E. Stafford. Powers, 45, was born and grew up in Jacksonville, Hi., and now lives in St. Cloud, Minn. He took the $1,000 fiction prize Tuesday with "Morte D'Urban," his first published novel, which deals with a fictional religious order and the ironic fate of a popular priest who is overwhelmed by the buffetings of misfortune. Stafford, 49, was born and reared in Hutchinson, Kan., and teaches literature and composition at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Ore. He won the $1,000 poetry prize with Traveling Through the 'Dark," which as he says is not the kind of poetry that has a lot of modern shock in it. Edel, 56, was born in Pittsburgh! He teaches literature at New York University. The $1,000 non-fiction prize went to him for the second and third volumes of his four-volume biography "Henry James," a scholarly work enlivened, as the judges put it, with psychological insight and narra- The Herald pays $5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. PUBLIC TO ALL PARENTS-and GRANDPARENTS state support of the school budget is QOJ a FAIR SHARE for our kids in STATE r O SUPPORT !LffiL8S2S^£SSSSS HERE ARE THE FACTS ABOUT KANSAS SCHOOLS: fgF~ First, Kansas ranks 45* nationally in stats money for public ^•^ schools, furnishing only 21,6 psr cent* of the total budget from state sources. If Kansas is to meet the national average of 40 per cent school support from state sources—which the Governor says he favors—stati money for schools will have to be double* by the 1963 Legislature. ^•^^ Second, Kansas relies more heavily on the property tax than do ^•W^ 45 of the 50 states. This is the crux of our problem. Additional money for schools should come from sources other than the property tax. Third, Kansas wastes much tax effort. It has 5 per cent of the school districts in the nation but snly 1 psr cast of the pupils. Fourth, Teachers in Kansas this year are being paid $689 less than _ the national average. No parent wants his child to be taught by a teacher whose income is far below the current scale for the nation. Kansas ranks 33rd in teacher salaries, although it is 25th in per capita personal income. •Thit figure includes bend end interest, and building fund (Mymento. For operating expenses only, the per cent is 25.1. This daw net effect the national ranking. These figure* compiled from statistics ef The State Department of Public Instruction, State Property Valuation Department, and Research Department of the Kansas legislative Council. Tfito WftfTC YOUR LEGISLATOR to support additional state money for public schools instead ef increasing property taxes. 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