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POST-TRIBUNE. Jeflwon City. Thursday Afternoon, September M. 1H1 New School Climax of Education Drive in RV District Dedication Set Saturday Of Modem $275,000 Plant EUGENE (Special)--The sleek silhouette of a modern $275,000 school building breaks the horizon atop a hill oni Highway 17 just east of Highway 54 near Eugene today. It marks what may be considered the final chapter in the growth of American education in Cole County's R-V district.

The beginning of the story goes back to 1949. At that time in Missouri the educational system had long outgrown the nostalgic value of the one-room school There were many of these poetic schools in Missouri. There were 19 in what is now the R-V district. Each marked an important portion of rowin in the! growing up in minds of hundreds of Mis- prove education in the Eugene sourians. But the fact was they were just not providing the kind of education young Americans needed.

So, in 1949 Missouri passed the education reorganization law. Under this law school districts could combine and build larger schools. The law combined the 19 schools in the Eugene area into the Cole County RV District. The schools were located at Eugene, Waterloo, Glendale, Central, Spring Valley, Pleasant Grove, Oak Grove. White Oak.

Teal, Pleasant This was the first effort to improve education in area. It met with the first failure Under the direction of Superin tendent of Schools B.A. Rogers was 1 schoo! Valley, Mary's Home, Sanning, failures, the board sat PJeas'ant Ball. Ambrose, Centen-without recommendations the board made up of Theodor Engelbrecht, E.M. Schell, 0.

Graham, John Ott, Raymond Schu te and Frank Kempker--turne around and made another recom mendation. The proposal combine three one-room into a single, large school at Bra zito. This time criticism erupte so hotly and quickly, the idea wa abandoned even before it was pu on the ballot. In the wake of two rapid fir quietl ti Modern R-V Missouri Draft Coll 471 for November State Selective Service headquarters Mid Wednesday Missouri's draft quota for November will be 471--an increase of tober. over Oc- reported the pool of 25-year-olds available has been almost exhausted and some draft boards may have to dip into the 22-year-old age group to fill their November quotas.

All boys drafted In November will go into the Army. nial, Osage Bluff, Gageville 1957, when the mem Spring Garden. Make Addition Almost immediately the school board recommended to make additions to existing schools at Eugene and Spring Valley, and to build new schools in Brazito and Mary's Home. bers drafted a proposal calling fo a $40,000 bond issue to build a addition to the elementary schoo and high school at Eugene. Failur number three greeted the news.

The board turned right aroun and put the issue back on the ba" lot the next month. The voter Congratulations "I Wo happy to had a part in the construction of your beautiful New School. BRUCE ALLEN EXCAVATING -Eldon, Mo. Call EX 2-4125 1 Best Wishes on the Dedication of Your Modern New School ELDON CONCRETE Eldon, Mo. Phone Ex.

2-5161 This sleek over where 19 school building on Highway 17 near Eugene takes about $275,000 and sits on 20 acres which allow for expansion one-room schools left off in 1949. The school cost in the future. (Photos by Ward Degler) Pastel Beauty New U.N. Library In Honor of Dag UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) --A motion to name the new U.N.

library after the late Dag Ham- marskjold was approved Wednesday by the General Assembly's 100-nation administrative and budgetary committee. More than two dozen delegates representing almost all political persuasions and parts of the world except the Communist bloc favor the idea. No formal vote was taken in order to avoid any stated opposition. The committee action now goes to the General Assembly for lina-1 approval. The front hall of the Cole R-V School lets in sunlight through floor to ceiling windows.

Walls are decorated with pastel blocks which set off the simplicity of design. urned right around and defeated again. After simmering: and planning or several months, the board came up with a new proposal. In May, .958 the voters of the area sound- defeated a $235,000 proposal to wild a new school and gymnasium Highway 54. They defeated the proposal again in June, once more July and finally washed it down drain the next March.

Defeated Almost a year later the board came up with another proposal This one for 8240,000 to build 3 new elementary and high school on Highway 17. It was defeated. But. There was a glimmer of hope. It looked to the board as if the opposition might give in for the sake of getting proper educational facilities.

The proposal was returned to the ballot on March 5,1960. The measure was passed. And last month the new school was occupied by wide-eyed youngsters who still find it difficult jetting used to something as beau- as their new school. The school will be dedicated at 8 p.m. Saturday with a dinner and plenty of speeches.

The governor will be there and so will officials rom the State Department of Education. And after the dedication the ward can tackle new problems such as getting a gym and an agriculture building at the new school. Packed (Continued from Page 4) Congratulations We art happy and pleased to hove installed the Sound System in the new COLE R-5 SCHOOL COMMERCIAL SOUND EQUIPMENT Columbia, Mo. We Drilled tht Well and Installed the Pump for the New COLE R-5 SCHOOL tad Bui Spencer Drilling Co. ITTERVILLE, MO.

Ex. 2-5424 CENTRAL DAIRY JJJ Provides The Energy They Need! Central Dairy Milk and ice Cream Served in the Cole R-5 School Cafeteria tion over resolutions governing 1 the organization and rules of the House, creation of committees, 1 or 1 authorization of special committee investigations. In this second role, it is like other legislative committees and may consider or not, and report or kill, resolutions introduced and referred to it. In 1959, the first year of the 86th Congress, the committee received 190 resolutions, considered 59, reported 22, tabled 30 and deferred action on seven. (The resolutions considered and tabled included 29 resolutions promoting the establishment of a national fuels policy.) Following Chairman Smith's loss on the reorganization fight, he opened the floodgates on resolutions the committee had never considered before, many of which were opposed by or embarrassing to Speaker Sam Rayburn and his followers, forcing the eight pro- Administration members to kill the proposals.

The committee in 1961 received 249 resolutions over which it had original jurisdiction, considered 222, reported 22, tabled (killed) 103 and deferred action on 50. (The resolutions considered included 47 fuels policy resolutions, of which one was reported.) Smith Feb. 21 said some of the Smith in June told reporters, "We were much more fruitful before we were packed. We were less obstructionist," Smith has given every Indication that he intends to press his attack on the new "obstructionism." His liberal opponents are readying their rebuttal, and the ensuing statistical warfare should be interesting--if confusing--to behold. (Copyright 1961 Congressional Quarterly Inc.) proposals before are silly," and helped sidetrack House gave me a do it any more." the "in Committee the past I them, but the mandate not to After pro-Administration blocking the members a flood of count Drug Attempts To Trick Cancer MADISON, Wis.

(AP)--The cancer control drug used in the treatment of House Speaker Sam Rayburn attempts to trick a hungry cancer ceE into accepting a chemical which looks like food but is really a poison. The drug is 5 Fluor-Uracil. Dr. Charles Heidelberger, 40, of the McArdle Memorial Institute for Cancer Research: at the University of Wisconsin, directed the scientist team which developed the drug in 1954. He said it is a deterrent to further cancer growth rather than a cure.

The drug has undergone extensive clinical applications at the University of Wisconsin under the direction of Dr. Anthony Curreri, professor of surgery. He said the drug has proved satisfactory in the treatment of a number of kinds of cancer, but has some side effects such as changes in blood pressure and blood cell Beat WhLs ffOitt CONTRACTOR DAVID SCHRIMPF 515 Swifti Hwy. Dial 8-2398 We are pleated io have applied the ROOFING on the New COLE R-5 SCHOOL Congratulations on the Dedication of Your New School Missouri Builders Service Jaycee Drive Dial 6-7733 Our ry Best Wishes to you on tht dedication of your new COLE R-5 SCHOOL Thank you for letting us have a port in the construction of your New School. We are proud to have served you.

GEORGE L. ALBERTS Commercial and Residential Construction All Types of Floor Covering and Ceramics Jefferson City Dial 5-5042 t..

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