The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 27, 1963 · Page 6
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 6

Ottawa, Kansas
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Wednesday, March 27, 1963
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..- V-'u.. -J4 fv.'* OTTAWA HERALD Wednesday March 27. 1963 Show Skills In Window I Display i By SHARON HUSTON ! During 4-H week 18 Pottawatomie Valley 4-H club members i; proudly wore their green 4- H pins which was another indication that these "4-H'ers" had k some definite projects to com- ?plete ; within the next year. Our window display, in Lane Hardware Store, features some of the many things which our heads, hearts, hands and health can do. In our window, were miniature cardboard animals, article's "of sewing, woodworking, entomology displays, scrapbook, books and safety and health posters. Now we are all looking ahead to fair time when we experience a feeling of anxiety, all hoping that our exhibits will be the best. PLUG FOR 4-H — Achievements of Potta watomie Valley 4-H Club are represented in window display during National 4-H Week. May Find U.S. Strange After A Visit In Jamaica fe? Si*»A-.i IjVfrv* >«•-.;. ;-**••• • ''fcttv-v 'frv:: jg-fKlfrf* ^-V, J^VWM, rV*"- -*'jj^v:«-t. fe. •»lr*- ,^-» •'-&?*" ••' Lowell Slyter, Paola, International Farm Youth Exchange delegate to Jamaica, writes of his experiences. Lowell, 20, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Slyter and a student at Kansas State University, Manhattan.— The Editor. By LOWELL SLYTER I went to my last of the 14 parishes of the island early this month, knowing that I have acquired ideas and habits of Jamaican life that will, no doubt, be a part of me for years to come after I return to that seemingly remote place called U.S.A. and home. Many sights that at first seemed strange to me have now become quite common, such as children going to school at all hours of the day, even though school starts at 9 a.m.; the donkey carrying produce to market, or the lady carrying water on her head. Surprisingly enough, you can carry more weight over a longer distance on your head than in your hands. Try it some time. One of the questions that came to my mind this morning as I saw an American tourist driving on the right-hand side of the road, which is the wrong side here, was: "How long will it take *ihe to get so I can drive on the .right-hand side again without first having to stop and think if I'm right or wrong?" I was warned by former IFYEs that at times I would have doubts about the experience. On some occasions I was positive I couldn't stand any more of the "waiting" that is so much a part of Jamaican life. I've often wondered why I was impatient for a university lecture to be over. They only last an hour! If nothing else, I have learned patience. I think of the many times I've given the same talk so that I know it sounds canned. like any normal person, I was FFA Boys Win Awards WILLIAMSBURG - Two members of the Williamsburg High School Chapter of the Future Fanners of America will be given awards by the East Central District National FFA Foundation for outstanding accomplishments. Dale Collins, high school junior, will be honored for outstanding accomplishments in farm mechanics, and Phil Piersol, also a junior, will be given an award for outstanding accomplishments in swine production. Phil's total swine program for 1962 was 137 hogs. His production records show that he weaned an average of nine pigs per litter. His vocational agriculture program has consisted both of swine and beef cattle. Announcement of the awards was made by C. C. Eustace, supervisor of the state board for vocational education. The awards wUl be presented at the state FFA convention at Manhattan in April. LOWELL SLYTER always tickled to find a stack of letters from home waiting for me whenever the mail was kind enough to catch up with me. Yet, the old saying, "That the most important time is now, the most important place is where you are now, the most important people are those you are with since you will never be here with the same people at the same time again," is still true. I only hope I have helped io build a better road of understanding as an IFYE. Meanwhile, life goes on here in Jamaica as it does in the rest of the world. Yesterday, a neighbor's prize filly broke its shoulder and had to be shot. The family dog had pups in my host mouther's linen closet last night. The prize sow is due to Utter today. There is cane to cut but,there has been too much rain to get into the field. As one farmer said, "The rain is from above so we are thankful." I think they complain a lot less about their problems than we, who have more modern facilities. The farmer may not have electric lights, running water or a telephone but he is a friendly, warm-hearted, kindly fellow. I have found their homes always open to me as an IFYE. With all our differences, there are many similarities. They, too, enjoy their home, family, friends and their belief in a supreme power. They want to give their children all that they possibly can in the field of education and advancement, just as any parent would. No doubt, when I return to the rush of American schedules I'll often wish I could relive my 6- months stay here as an IFYE. I am looking forward to seeing you and telling you some of my jxperiences in person in just a ew weeks. Before returning home, all 33 of the winter dele- jates will meet at the 4-H center in Washington, D. C., for an evaluation of experiences. The jroup will represent 13 foreign countries visited and some 16^ years of foreign service (each person giving 6 months) on the )art of our group alone. Probably our experiences will vary considerably, but we hope as a group, and individually, we lave been able to contribute much in the field of human relations and a better understanding be- ween our country and theirs. Liquid Manure K-State Topic One of the major current interests of livestock producers, the handling of liquid manure, will be one of the topics discussed at this year's agricultural engineering day program April 9 at Kansas State University in Manhattan. "With the increased interest in confined livestock production systems, particularly hogs, farmers are looking for ways to handle waste with the least effort. The handling of liquid manure is one method of doing this," Leo T. Wendling, Extension agricultural engineer at K-State, said. He is one of two speakers to discuss this subject. Melville W. Gray, Kansas State Health Board; Topeka, is the other. HDU Notes Use House Plans In Study j Of Housing For Life Span The lesson "Housing for th Life Span," was given by Mrs H. E. Stonequist at the WeUsvill unit meeting at the home of Mrs William McLaughlin. Each person brought house plans of her own home. Mrs Stonequist told about .the four groups of housing: early years crowded years, middle years ant aging years. Each person was asked in what group she is at the present time and, With these four groups in mind, what improvements or changes would she make in her lome. A report on me advisory committee and the last meeting oj he 4-H club was given by Mrs. Phillip Jacboy. Mrs. A. L. Frisbie and Mrs. George Sherman will help with he next well child clinic in Ot- awa. On the suggestion of Mrs. Stan lichee it was decided to make a scrapbook to send to a foreign ounhy. Mrs. H. E. Stonequest was elec- ed courtesy chairman. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. L. D. Cole. Harmony Homes — Met at the ome of Mrs. Truman Milton, loll call was answered by giving urrent events in international re- ations. A short business meet- ng was conducted by Mrs. Evert Burgess. Members were ask- sd to contribute pictures for a crapbook to be made and sent ' India. Rosemary Crist gave the lesson n furniture arrangement. Smock- pillows were shown by Mrs. Clifford Fritts. Several spring ats were shown which were made at the hat shop. Fifteen members, eight chil- ren and two guests, Miss Crist and Mrs. Margaret Emerson, attended. Friendly Neighbors - Met tt the home of Mrs. Loyd Neal with Mrs. Charles Neal, assistant host- The lesson, "Housing for the Life Span," was given by Mrs. Jesse Edgecomb. She showed arrangement before and after remodeling. Roll. call was answered by 11 members, each with information about a foreign country. Monaco, Costa Rico, Iran, Old Mexico, Haiti, Argentine and Peru were some of the countries. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Clyde Todd on April 9. The lesson on health insurance will be given by Mrs. Ernest Gentry. Better Living — Met with Mrs. Ralph Egidy. The lesson, "Health Insurance," was given by Mrs. jawrence Chandler. Those who attended the spring tea gave reports. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Mark Rockers, Jr. Busy Corner — Met with Mrs. John Burkdoll with 21 members answering roll call. The lesson given by Mrs. Erma Schhoke was on "Health Insurance." Assisting Mrs. Burkdoll was Mrs. William McClintic. The next meeting will be with Ethel Watkins with Mrs. Leland Monroe assisting. A lesson on the of furniture ar- was Silver — rangement given by Rosemary CSrst at the home of Mrs. Ben Barnes. It was voted to send $2 each to the Heart Fund, Cancer Fund and Polio, Fund. /Ten members, four guests and six children were present The next meeting will ba April 11 *t ft* (MM tf lira, Archie MendeU. OK — A yeast bread demonstration was given by Patricia Abersoldi The lemon, "Housing lor thf Ufa Span," wai given by Mrs. S. B, Weklner, Jr. At the dose of the meeting a silent auction was held.. Mrs; Charles Mavity, Jr., was hostess, with Mi's. Gab* Motelet Assisting: i Eighteen members and one guest wert present. The next meeting will be April 9 with Mrs. James War. nock. , Rantoul — Met at Fellowship Hall with 19 members present. Roll call was .answered with Irish jokes. Rosemay Crist gave the lesson on furniture arrangement. Plans were made to attend the spring tea and serve on the clean-up committee. The Herald pays |5 every week for the best news tip turned by • reader. in Change Now to The GAS That doesn't "Use - up" so fast Ottawa Skelgas John Martin, Mgr. 505 N. Main PH. CH 2-3958 all signs point to a better hog market m Kansas City... One of the best signs you will find to establish a true price on butcher hogs is activity in the alley. The 30 different buyers, including packer buyers located in Kansas City, plus order buyers representing packing plants on the west coast, create the activity, and furnish competition to set a true price. THESE ARE THE FACTORS THAT MAKE A BETTER HOS MARKET. K. C. Livestock Market NOW SEE WHATS NEW AT YOUR CHEVROLET DEALER'S * .»•• •j*~ £ *S for Fast Results I READ and USE 0HEWANTADS ^REGUlARLYf jCH 2-4ZOQ Registered Polled Hereford Linn Co. P.H.A. C Al C George Harper Production ^/ALC Dispersal 12:30 P.M. Monday, April 1 At Mike O'Connor's New Sale Pavilion Mound City, Kansas 80 Lots — 97 Head 22 Bulls — 26 Cows with Calves — 15 Bred Heifers — 17 Open Heifers. Harper Ranch's Sensational Sire, O Rex Mixer 152, will sell! Offering comprises great bloodlines; CMR, ALF, EER, LAMPLIGHTER, HDR, ZATO, GOLDMINE, PRINCE DOMINO. Also selling a few fine well-bred Horned Herefords! For catalog write: FULKERSON SALE SERVICE, LIBERTY, MO., or HAROLD WEST, Sec'y., Mound City, Kansas. CORVAIR MONZA SPYDER Public Sale Will sell at Public Auction located at 749 Tremont Street, Ottawa, Kansas on Saturday. Mar. 30, '63 at 1 P.M. 7 ROOM HOUSE AND 2 LOTS — Possession soon after sale. Taxes all paid. Good house. Good location and close to school. TERMS $3,000 DOWN DAY OF SALE — Balance when abstract is approved by the buyer. If you want to see the property before sale day call: C. L KENT, OWNERS Topeka, Kansas, — CEntral 4-3672. Auctioneer: Claude Myers. Phone: 918, Centropolis. SNUG—As no armchair ever was. Sporting too /TURBO-SUPERCHARGED—Or translated, SHARP—A full range of special gauges for an —with a flair as fitting a* its twin bucket seats4Mp?ow! A smooth 150 bp-worth of punch. expert view of engine performance. SUPER SPORT SHIFTY-Two crisp shifts to pick from-3- SAYS "WHEN"-Takes guesswork out, putt I^UCIfDAI CI* •peed or 4-speed*, both floor*mounted. accuracy into every shift. , If B f If 1» li IT 1 MOORE CHEVROLET-OLDS, INC 412-418 South Main St. Ottawa CH 2-364Q

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