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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas • Page 9

Salina, Kansas
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McPfierson Counfy Operators To End Ambulance Service McPHERSON a homes here have extended their Dec. i deadline for ending ambulance services so a study of the situation can be made. But funeral directors throughout the county, not just in McPherson, will apparently end private ambulance service operations when the city and county act on results of a study to be made by the Kansas Ambulance association. Presently (here are (wo funeral homes operating ambulances at McPherson, and one each at Lindsborg, Marqiiette, a ton and Mountlridge. Deadline Is Extended For Study Representatives of the KAA offered the survey at a meeting of the city and county commissioners and the ambulance operators.

The survey will determine needs in the county, where calls originate, where patients are taken, where ambulances are needed, a proposed operating cost statement, needed legislation, a proposed subsidy and the amount of equipment needed. The' survey will also study the possibility of state and federal aid for service in the Kanopolis reservoir area. Funeral homes at McPherson had originally planned to end ambulance service Dec. 1, and other operators in the county planned to quit Jan. 1.

30-Day Study The survey will take about 30 days, and service will be extended until the survey is completed and a decision is made, Louis Olson, operator of Olson's funeral home at Canton, said. The cost of providing ambulance service is the major factor in the decision to end service, Olson said. He said (he quality of service provided by a county-operated or county-subsidized ambulance service would be a factor in his decision about ending service. The Salina Journal NorfWesf News Ralph Gage, District Editor Beloit Hospital Transfer Okayed BELOIT Stockholders of the Community Hospital corporation have authorized transfer of ownership of the building and grounds to the county. The corporation was formed in 1928.

It is a non profit organization a.nd the outstanding slock will not be redeemed. It has never paid a dividend. Residents of Mitchell county voted Tuesday to build and equip a new county hospital and convert the present hospital into an extended care facility. Meet Wednesday The county commissioners, the hospital board's executive committee, representatives of the Mitchell County Health Facilities Planning council and the Great Plains Lutheran hospital association, which has been offered a lease to operate the new facilities, will meet here Wednesday. The missioners must name a 5-man board of trustees to administer the county hospital facilities.

The commissioners plan to name two Beloit residents and three members representing other parts ot the county. Other items anticipated at Wednesday's meeting include arranging a timetable for transfer of ownership and operaiion of the present hospital to the county, preliminary discussion of hiring an architect, and consideration of plans to qualify the county for federal funds under the Hill-Burton act. Shutter Will Click am MINNEAPOLIS--High school students here will have their pictures taken again. The pictures were first taken some time ago, but the company which did the work lost the negatives. Stuffed Bird Lures Hunters RUSSELL A handful of hunters have banged away at the pheasant sitting beneath the sign which reads "hunting with permission And although the sitting bird is loo easy a target lo miss, none of the hunters has taken it home.

The bird was stuffed by Richard Killian. He attached a note saying "The joke's on you. I'm stuffed. Don't take me so I can fool someone else." Salina Company Buys Elevator DELPHOS The Wright-Lorenz Grain Salina, has bought the Delphos Milling Co. from Ray Manuel and will begin operating the business Dec.

1. The firm will be renamed the Deiphos Grain Co. Virgil Michels will be the manager. Michels presently works for the Farmers Elevator and Feed Co. at Lincoln.

Topper's Chili Tacos Pizza TOPPER FAST PAIN RELIEF The BEST for LESS! Hill City Man Gets A Deer HILL CITY Russell Hull, rural Hill City, bagged the only deer in the county with a bow and arrow. Hull shot a 250-pound buck shortly before the archery season ended. Hull was sitting in a tree when he spotted the buck. It was running away from the tree so he climbed down just in time for the deer to turn and run right toward him. It was about 20 yards away when he fired.

Moundridge Doctors Plan Open House MOUNDRIDGE There will be an open house here Sunday from 2 to 5 pm at the new medical building on North Main Street, built by Drs. W. E. Kaufman and V. J.

Loganbill. The facility was built to accommodate four doctors, but the suites for the other two will be completed when the need arises. The central part of the building consists of an open work area for laboratory and nurses, the prescription department, and the bookkeeping and record office. The outer section includes the doctor's offices, examination rooms, X-ray room, treatment room, and rest rooms. On the second floor are a conference room, nurse's lounge, and storage and mechanical room.

Paul Wilcox (left) and Woodrow Hood, get reaty to pour concrete at new Simlo Inc. site at Con- cordia. Firm will build grain driers. (Journal Photo) Ellsworth Church School To Celebrate Anniversary ELLSWORTH St. Paul Lu-l theran school, 7 miles north of here, will celebrate its 40th anniversary with special services at 10 am Sunday.

The Rev. Delbert Schulz, a graduate of the school who is presently coordinator of curriculum materials for the Board of Parish education of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, St. Louis, will be the speaker. The morning service will be followed by a fellowship meal at noon in the church basement. 1 The morning service will be followed by a fellowship meal at noon in the church basement.

St. Paul Lutheran Church has operated a Christian day school Irrigation Meeting Set At Abilene ABILENE A county crops and irrigation meeting is scheduled at 1 pm Monday in Sterl hall here. Tom Orwig, county agricultural agent, said four extension specialists from Kansas State university will speak. The speakers are ard Wilkins, agronomist; Jack True, engineer; Lynn Schulyer and Russell Herpich, irrigation engineers. Cast For McPherson Play McPHERSON "Beyond the Horizon," an American classic by Eugene O'Neill, will be performed Dec.

10-11 by the McPherson college department of drama under the direction of Loren Reyher, assistant professor of English and drama. The cast includes Gene Czaplinski, Gloria Hull and Jerry Lasater, all of McPherson. Norton Council Considers 'Backwoodsy' City Custom NORTON There was a lot of talk about whistling at a recent city council meeting here. Specifically, the question is, should the city blow its fire siren every noon? The councilmen said there have been complaints the siren This Year Have The Best Serve HILLTOP FANCY TURKEYS Available In Salina at Austin Food Market or Pick-up at the Farm, 7 Miles South and 14 Mile East of Lindsborg. HILLTOP TURKEY FARMS McPherson, Kansas is loo noisy.

Diners said is "back- woodsy" for Ihe city fo blow the siren to tell folks it's noon, especially when everyone has a walch. There was a suggestion the city signal the lunch hour with chimes, instead of a siren. The fire department explained the siren has to be tested, so it is blown every noon. "They don't blow the fire whistle at McCook," one councilman responded. No decision was reached It's Christmas At Belleville BELLEVILLE Christmas has come to Belleville.

The city's Christmas lights were turned on Thursday night and merchants unveiled their Christmas windows. ADVERTISEMENT BUNIONS Relieves pain fnst. pressure, Boothen and ctmhionsthojwruiilivonpot. Ank for the Bunion Church Names Interim Pastor LINDSBORG David E. Haglund takes over as interim minister of the First Baptist Church here Sunday.

Mr. Haglund is a graduate of Bethany college. He was minister at a Baptist church in Rochester, N. more than 30 years before retiring. Since his retirement, he has been doing interim work in Kansas churches.

since its beginning in 1878. The present school building, the third building the has built, was.erected in 1925. At first, the church's pastors taught at the school. A fulltime teacher was hired in 1908. The school presently has 47 students, 19 more than last year.

At one time the school had an enrollment of more than 80 students. Sandzen Gallery Plans Reception LINDSBORG The Sandzen Memorial gallery at Bethany college will sponsor a coffee following the faculty recital by professors Joyce Priess and Robert Davis at 3 pm Sunday. The gallery. will also have a new show Sunday, a one-man show by E. J.

Tomasch, Kansas State university. Prof. Tomasch is recognized for his work in figures and painting. Garry Ball, instructor in art at Clay Center Community high school, also has a one-man show at tha gallery. Buy Winona Food Market WINONA Mr.

and Mrs. Robert Washburn are the new owners of the Modern Market and Lockers here. Former owner, R. E. David, said his plans are undecided.

Washburn has been in the trucking business and his wife has worked at the foodstore. Flood Control Group To Meet At Marion MARION Officers of the servation association; Lew Par- Neosho-Cottonwood Flood Control and Water Conservation association will be elected here Monday. The associa i annual meeting will be at 10 am at the administration building at the Marion reservoir dam site. Speakers will include Richard Palmer, resident engineer for the Corps of Engineers project; Col. George A.

Rebh, engineer and Myron DeGere, head planning engineer for the Corps at Tulsa, Okla. Morrie Bolline, stale conservationist for the Soil Conservation service, Salina, will give a progress report on watershed projects in the area. Others expected at the meeting include Dwight Metzler, secretary of the Kansas Water Resources board; Sen. Glee Smith, Lamed; George Lister, president of the Missouri Arkansas Flood Control and Con- I Whatever the cost, Whatever the claim, You cannot buy a Better diamond than A Helzberg 1 Certified amore, vice president of the Mississippi river flood control association and Robert Docking, president of th? Arkansas Basin Development association. Tescott Juniors Schedule Play TESCOTT The junior class at Tescott high school will present "Everybody's at 8 pm Friday.

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