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Juco Faces Dragons in Crucial Tilt I .,... Garden City — only team with tmich of a chance to jwtteh Dodffe City in the Western Division Jayhawk Juco I Conference basketball race — faces a showdown battle I tonight. I Coach Dale Headers' Broncbusters play at Hutchin- Iso'h JC in a key league battle. Garden must win to keep I its hopes alive for a share of the division crown. High-flying Dodge is a 6-0 in the conference and 16-1 overall. Garden has a 4-2 league record and could possibly grab a share of the crown if Dodge falters. Deerfield Cops League Reserve Basketball Title TAN FARE By Walt D KENDALL — Deerfield High I pulled away in the final half here Thursday night to down host Kendall 33-21 and win the championship of the Western Arkansas Valley League tournament for I B : leam basketballers. Shallow Water dropped Cool- |5dge 57-32 to win third place in I the four-team, two-night tourney. Pierceville and Manter are also WAVL members. But their enrollment is not large enough to [ have B-teams. In the title game, Kendall led I 8-5 at the end of the first period and 13-10 at intermission. But the Bobcat reserves went ice- I cold and made just four points I in'each of the final two frames. Deerfield led 21-17 at the final [ turn and pulled away steadily. I The winners had a 15-10 field- l goal edge and converted 3 of 12 I free throws. Kendall hit just 1 of 13 at the line. Danny Novack led the champions with 8 points. Larry Graham added 7 and Wayne West 6. Gale Louk paced the losers with 6. 'Inclement weather kept the size of the final-night crowd down. Only about 200 fans showed up — smaller than Wednesday's opening-night crowd. Coolidge and Shallow Water were tied 12-12 and 19-19 at the [ •first two stops in the third-place game. But the winners had a id-point scoring bulge in the third to pull away, leading 3727 at the final turn. Shallow Water was paced by Duane Phillips with 19 points. D. L. Miller added 10. Carl Nobles led Coolidge with 9 points and Dave King 7. Another feature of final night was the annual WAVL free-throw tourney. It included varsity cag- ers from member schools. Th« two finalists from Wednesday night were Jim Zubeck of Deerfield and Pat Barrett of Coolidge. Each shot 25 times Thursday, alternating blocks of five shots. The two were tied going into their final five shots. Barrett shot first and missed his 25th attempt, finishing 20x25 overall. Zubeck then hit all of his last five to win th championship with 21 of 25. DKKRFIKLD — D. Novack 4-0-4-8; West 3-0-0-6: J. Cox 1-0-2-2; Floivr 2-0-2-4: T. Cox 2-0-0-4: Graham 2-110-7: Dyer 1-0-0-2: L. Meyers 0-0-0-0; Skuggs 0-0-0-0: Miller 0-0-0-0; Brownlee 0-0-0-0. Totals 15-3-8-33. KKNDALI. — RlshPl 2-0-2-4; Louk 3>0-2-6; J. Reynolds 2-0-5-4; E. Reynolds 1-1-2-3; Thompson 2-0-1-4; Wright 0-0-0-0; Finlay 0-0-0-0. Totals 10-1-12-21. Deerfield Kendall .. B 8 12 S3 4 21 District Ma* Tourney Starts Action continue* this »vtn- Ing et the Garden City High School gymnasium In the •nnu«l Western Kcnses District Wrestling Tournament. First round matches were this afternoon, and grappling resumes this evening at 7 p.m. To be determined this evonin.fl are the top two boys in each of the twelve brackets, those who will meet in the finals tomorrow night. Fourteen teams are Invlolved in the two-day event, which runt through two Saturday sessions. Afternoon bouts «tart at 1 p.m. with the finals slated for 7 p.m. Hutch has a 2-3 conference record and is virtually elliminated. But the Blue Dragons could practically take Garden out of the race with a victory tonight. Other three conference teams have little chance now: El Dorado is 34, Arkansas City 1-4, and Pratt 1-4. Garden takes an overall 10-8 record into the Hutch Sports Arena tonight. The Busters have won five in a row since losing to Dodge. Included was a 73-68 decision over Hutch here on January 24. Moadort will probably start his usual five tonight: 6-7 frosh Bill Morgan; forwards Kent Martin and Willie Shine, and guards Richard Smith and Louis Horton. Hutch is 11-5 overall. Other losses have been to Parsons (7066), Chanute (91-85), Pratt (91»0), and Dodge City (87-72). The 15-point beating at Dodge last Saturday was one of the worst in recent seasons for Hutch. The Dragons will be trying to rebound from that one tonight. Coach Sam Butterfield probably will go with the same starters who opened here last month. Postman is 6-5 frosh Ed Tucker of Topeka. Tucker may play at a forward spot tonight in an effort to overcome his foul troubles. Forwards will be Dick Myers (6-4 Peaibody frosh) and Larry Benson (6-3 Herington soph). Guards will be Bob George (5-10 Colby soph) and Randy. Elmore (6-0 Stafford soph). Scott Teams Win in Meet SCOTT CITY _ Scott City teams won iboth contests here Thursday night during an elimination round of the annual Scott City tourney for seventh and eighth-grade basketball teams. In th* seventh-grade division, Scott's B-team downed Dighton's B-team 21-18. The winners led 5-2 and 9-8 at the first two stops. They were tied 15-aII at the final turn. Scott was outshot 6-7 from the field but converted 9 of 22 free throws to win it. Dighton hit 4 of 16 at the line. Miko Fouqutt led the winners with 6 points and Tony Hall paced Dighton with 13. Dighton B was thus eliminated from the tourney. In the seventh-grade division today, Scott B plays Leoti at 2 p.m. and Scott A faces Wallace at 7 p.m. Those are semi-finals. Thursday night in the eighth- grade division, Scott B eliminated Dighton B 17-6. The losers were blanked in the first half. Scott led 4-0, 4-0, and 10-2 at the stops. . Th* winner* had a 7-3 field- goal edge and converted 3 of 15 free shots. Dighton missed all 19 free-throw ,chances. Martin, Wendler, and Cochran all hit Dighton field goals. Dwayne Case led Scott with 6 points'. Semi-finals in the eighth-grade division today match Scott B and Leoti at 3:15 p.m., and Scott A and High Plains at 8:15 p.m. New Yoifc Jets Sign ROM Bowl Quortoritack NEW YORK (AP)—The New York Jets of the American Football League announced today the signing of Mike Taliaferro, Illinois' Rose Bowl quarterback. He is the 12th rookie signed by the Jets this year. Taliaferro was picked by both the Jets and the New York Gi- League as a future draft choice in 1962. sports s/o/e FRIDAY Basketball: Garclpn City High at Hays in West Central Ka'npos Lrf-aKHf Knme. Rnr.lnn City Juco at Hutrhin- scm In Western Division Jan-hawk Juco Conference game. I Basketball: Four gatneo today in Flnney Ounty Rural Grade Schools , League. Shallow Water at Lincoln, Friend at .Trnnle Barker. Thconl at Plymell. Knlvejln nt Piercevtlln. Basketball: Three frames In rvc- reational league play nt Bon Urlins- Ify Gym. Ingalls vs. Garden City Jaycees at 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Comity Jaycem vs. Hrnkle Drilling at 8:30 p.m. School Faculty vs. Oswalt Industries nt 9:30 p.m. Bnstlcetball: Telcg-iwni-area jrainfn: Clmarron hosts M>'arie: Ulysses «t Liberal; Elkhart nt Lakln: Holcomb hosts Johnson; Syracuse at Satantn; Scott at DUIiton; Deerfield at Shallow Water: Plf-rcevllle at Mrm- ter. Basketball: Second of three daya of atmun' Scott City tourney for fBVeiitli and elpht-prade teams. Four games today. In seventh-grade division Scolt B plnvs Loot I nt 2 p.m. and Scott A plnys Wallace at 7 p.m. In eighth-grade division. Leo)I plays Scott B at 3:15 p.m. mid Scott A plays High Plains at 8:15 p.m. These are semi-final guinea. Bc-wllng: No league bowline at Garden Bowl (i* city men's and women's championship tourneys continue. Twelve tennis of women bowl at 7 p.m.. along with 4 rots of men's doubles and singles. At 9 p.m. nnoth- er 18 sets of :nen's singles and doubles compote. Wrrstllnfr: First of two days of annual district hlgli sc.hoc-1 wrestling tournament at high school gym. Fourteen teams taking pnrt. SATURDAY Wrestling: Final day of annual district hlffh school wrestling tournn- ment at high school gym. Bowling: Junior League nt 9 a.m., Prep League at 1:30 p.m. Both at Garden Bowl. Bowling: Start of second weekend of first annual Endurance Classic at Leoti Lanes. Men bowl 16 games each, women 10. Bowling:* Next-to-lnat day of nmiual city men's and women's tourney at Garden Bowl here,. Fourteen s^te women's doubles and singles bowl at 7 p.m. and four more ««ts at 9 p.m. Basketball: Three games in recreational league at Ben Grlmsley Gym. Santa Fe Motors of Deorfield vs. Best Seed Co. at 7:30 p.m. Fuller Brush vs. Lnkln 3nycf.es at S:liO p.m. Dicks' Dairy vs. Garden City Jaycees at 9:TO p.m. I Basketball: Finals of three-night j tourney at Holcomh for ninth-grade 1 teams, being played on round-robin basis. Satanta vs, Syracuse at 7 p.m. Holcomb plays Lakin for tourney title at 8:30 p.m. Basketball: Finals of annual Ulysses tourney for ninth-grade teams. Sublette vs. Ulysses for third place at 6:30 p.m. Liberal vs. Hugoton for championship at 8 p.m. Basketball: Finals of annual Scott City tourney for seventh and eighth grade teams. Title same in eighth- grade division at 7:15 p.m.. with third-place game at 3:15 p.m. Title game in seventh-grade division at S p.m., with thiird-place game at 2 p.m. Basketball: Garden City Junior High eighth and ninth-grade teams play double header at Dodge City. Tip-off at 6:30 p.m. Dighton High Coach Quits DIGHTON — Guy Conner, head basketball coach at Dighton High for four seasons, has announced he is resigning the post. His resignation is effective at the end of the season. He will stay on as assistant football coach, golf coach, guidance counselor, and teacher. No replacement has been named. Conner is a graduate of Fort Hays State College. His first team here in 1960-61 was one of the best in Dighton school history. He replaced Robert Gumm as Hornet coach. That fMton his club snapped out of the mid-season doldrums to win 6 of 7 games in a streak. Although the squad finished third in the tough Western Kansas Education Assn., it swept through the district tourney at LaCrosse. The Hornets then dropped both starts in the regional tourney at Hays, losing each game by three points. The team finished 14-9 overall. In 1961-62 his Hornet team slumped after a good start, winning only 3 of its last 12 games. That season they finished 9-12 overall. Last winter Dighton was 5-13 in basketball. This winter the Hornets won their first three, then lost four of five. But the squad has now won four of its last five, is 8-5 overall — and in contention for a share of the WKKA crown. Greot Plains Leogu* Liberal, Eagles in Finals ULYSSES — It will be Liberal .against Hugoton here Saturday night for the championship of the annual Ulysses tournament for ninth-grade basketball teams. Those two clubs won their semifinal contests Thursday night, both games resluting in narrow margins. Liberal nudged Sublette in * four-point thriller, 41-37. Hugoton put on a big rally lor a three- point, 46-43 decision over Ulysses. Saturday's title clash is set for I p.m. It will be preceded at 6:30 | j p.m. by the third-place game matching Sublette and Ulysses. Another good-sized crowd was on hand for the Thursday doubleheader. No games are scheduled tonight. Liberal led Sublette by about four points most of the way, although the gap narrowed at times. Scores at the ends of the periods were 9-5, 19-1$ and 26-25. The winners had » 16-13 field- goal margin and converted 9 of 16 free throws. Sublette made 11 of 23 at the line. Ed Cox led Liberal Dennis HUM topped Sublette wittt 15. Ulysses led Hugoton 9-8 at the end of the first period and by 3228 at the final turn. Hugotou held a 19-7 intermission margin. But Hugoton won it with an 18-11 bulge in the fourth frame. With, three minutes to go, Ulysses led by five points—'but the Tigers missed their shots and lost the key rebounds. Hugoton won the game on free shots, for it trailed by 16-17 from the held. The winners converted 14 of 25 free throws, Ulysses just 8 of 20. Ronnie Ak'x.nder led Hugoton with 20 points, and 6-3 Charles Patton added 10. To^s for Ulysses were Erni • Wood with 21 points and Koger Bnlton with 13. Scott City Leads Traveling Bowlers SYRACUSE - Schwanke Amusements of Scott City holds the lead after five weeks of action in the far-flung Great Plains Traveling League for Southwest Kansas'bowlers. The eight-team league bowled last Sunday at Garden Bowl in Garden City. Ne\t stop on the monthly itinerary will be at 1 p.m., CST, on Sunday, February 22 at Hilltop Lanes in Syracuse. Towns represented are Garden City, Scott City, Leoti, Syracuse, and Dighton. Scott has two tains entered: Schwanke Amusements and Claycomb Firestone. Syracuse also has two: Marx Bakery and Hilltop Lanes. Two also hail from Leoti: Knights of Columbus and Leoti Lanes. Garden's lone entry is the Garden Bowl team. Only squad from Dighton is Dighton Bowl. Tht Itagu* bowls at 1 p.m. Holcomb Gets Tourney Win HOLCOMB—One game was played and another forfeited here Thursday as the first annual Holcomb tournament for ninth-grade basketball teams completed its second night. Host Holcomo defeated Syracuse 44-28. Satanta forfeited its scheduled game 'with Lakin. Driving conditions in the Satanta area were hazardous Thursday. The tourney is being played on a round-robin basis each of the four teams play every opponent once only. Final standings will be determined on an overall win-. loss basis. Thursday's two games had originally been scheduled Monday. They were delayed then because of the big snowstorm. Th» HwM-night tourney winds no Saturday.' Satanta mixes with Syracuse at 7 p.m. Holcomb faces Lakin at 8:30 p.m. That game will be for the title — for each has won its two games here. Holcomb led Syracuse the fun route Thursday: by 8-7, 25-13, and 34-20 at the ends of the periods. The winners had a 19-11 bill: ge in field goals and converted 6 of 10 free throws. Syracuse made 6 of 9 at the line. Top scorer for Holcomb was Alan Rupp with 13 points, Ken Golay scored 12 and Ralnh Adams 8. Archie Oliver led Syracuse with 11. Garv Baldwin and Glen i Hess each added 7. Weather Halts Cagers Again Inclement weather and hazardous road conditions plagued Garden City Junio High's eighth-grade basketball schedule again Thursday afternoon. The Baby Buffs were to have entertained Liberal's eighths on Monday. Both A-team and B-team games were scheduled. They were postooned to Thursday because of the big snowstorm. Thursday the games could not be n'aved, either: bad driving conditions again around Liberal. Whether or not the twin bill will be made up later or canceled has not been determined. Coach Don Powell's Garden club will comoete in the annual West Central Kansas League tournev for eighth graders at Lamed the week of February 16. If Garden loses its opening- round game in the tourney, it probably will reschedule Liberal in a make-up later that week. But if'Garden wins and continues to play in the toumey, the Liberal contests will be cancelled and dropped. Co/feae laskotbofl By TH! AftQCIATfD PRESS NYU 103, Holy Cross 83 LaSalle 75,. Manhattan 62 New Hamp. 103, Vermont 81 St. Francis, Pa. 83, St. Vincent 76 Navy 97. Delaware 72 Florida State 57, Funnan 48 C'-iinsoii 83. Georgia 81 (ot) Geo. Wasim. 81, Win. aud Mary 77 No. Texas St. 68, Tulsa 65 San Francisco 64, Sau Jose State 47 Gonzaga 77, Idaho St. U. 64 CST on the fourth Sunday of every month. Bowling is on a scratch basis, with no handicaps allowed. The Peterson point system is used. Under the Peterson system, a team gets one point for each win it scores, plus another point for each 100 pins it knocks down. At the monthly session, each team bowls six games: two games each against three different teams. The league bowl? at each member house once for every team that house has entered. In other words, the eague I goes twice to Scott, Syracuse. i and Leoti, and just once to Garden and Dighlon. Last week's trip to Garden completed stops at each of the five houses. Repeat trips now round out the lea true season- Bowlers go back to Syracuse this month, to Leoti in March, and end the season at Scott City in April. Elliott Dickey of Garden City is president of the GPL, and Syracuse's Raymond Oliver is secretary. Vice president Is Gene Biel of Leoti. Some of Southwest Kansas' finest bowling talent makes up the eight trains. Top individual game of all so far was the 280 bowled by Gene Biel of Leoti on his home lanes the second week of the season. Best six-game series by an individual was 1.9*0 pins bv Bill Fry of Scott City. That's a sparkling 209-plus average per game. At season's pnd. the chamolon- | ship- team will get a handsome jtrophv. Members of the top i squad also get individual trophies. Trophies will alto go to the two bowlers with the season's best individual game and the top individual six-game series. Schwanke's Scott City club has won 20 of its 30 games, knocking down 26,353 nins. It has 256 pin points to add to its 20 points for winning 20 games — giving it an overall Peterson point total of 285. Standings for the other seven clubs with Peterson points listed: 2. Leoti Knights of Columbus 279; 3. Scott City Claycomb Firestone 274; 4. Syracuse Marx Bakery 274; 5. Garden City Garden Bowl 273; 6. Syracuse Hilltop Lanes 271; 7. Dighton Bowl 270; 8. Leoti Lanes 261. Knights Squad Members Listed St. Mary's School here has Its i so\cnth and eiPhth-s-rade cagors working mit regularly — but the Knights still have not scheduled additional games. Ladisladio Hernandez Is coaching the Knights for the first time. He has replaced John Wahlmeier as copch. The Knight seventh graders have a 2-3 overall record. They lost their first three starts but have won their last two. That club has lost twice to Lakin's 7(hs (35-47 and 11-24), beat the Pierceville 7ths (37-23), and split a pair with the seventh graders of Dodge City Sacred Heart. St. Mary lost the first game 22-27 and won the second 33-24. j Members of the seventh-grade j team are Dennis Garcia, Glen Brungardt, Donald Dreiling, Duane Hccke, Bernard Bergkamp, , Gary VVhiteliiirst, Eddie Geier, ! William Bergkamp, Frank Gar- 1 cia, Ramon Servantez, and Mike Bayer. The Knight eighths arc 1-4 overall. They lost their opener to Lakin (45-17), then beat that team in a return game (24-22). But the Knights have dropped their Inst three: two to Dodge City Sacred Heart (33-20 and 468) and one to Pierceville 8lh (33-30). Playing on the eighth-grade squad this winter are John Strasser, Steve Garcia, Raphael Servantez, Richard Enriquez, Jorge Munoz, Larry Brock, Bernard Halm, Mike Quint, Gary Scheutz, Steve Schnurr, Mark Ortiz, Robert Goscha. Larry Dechant, and Larry Goscha. In addition to those 10 games, a combined St. Mary 7th-8th team scored a 37-8 win over Jennie Barker School. Other practice games have been pJay- ed with fathers of the team members. Leoti Meet in Second Round LEOTI — More action Is scheduled at Leoti Lanes Saturday and Sunday during the second of four weekends of the first annual Endurance Classic bowling tournament. The colorful moet has attracted keglers from throughout western Kansas and eastern Colorado. It winds up on Sunday, Feb. 23. Men bowl 16 games and women 10. Scoring is on a handicap basis. Bowlers may enter up until the •final weekend. Current leader In the men's division is Leoti mechanic Lloyd Neyer. He totaled 3,418 pins las* weekend including 208 handicap. He averaged a scratch 201 per game. Neyer's top game was a 269, best of the tourney so far. Dale Taylor of Tribune (3,299) is second and Bob Brewer of Olney Springs, Colo. (3,273) is third. No women bowled on opening weekend. Thayne Smith THE KANSAS Scott Air Leads In Team Division Scott City Air Service continues to lead the women's team division of the annua) city bowling tournament under way at Garden Bowl here. That club has a total of 2,737 pins, including handicap. Coca- Cola is in second place with 2,656 pins. That squad previously had been reported in a lower position — but a recheck showed it with a higher total than at first. Cinderella Pools (2,646) is third, and Mel Krebs Construction (2,592) fourth. Tied for fifth are Security Oil and Santa Fe- Ettes of Deerfield, each with a 2,587 score. Ed Biernicki is the new Class A singles leader. He howl°d a 5BO scratch three-game series and added 58 pins handicap for a 648 total. Dan Ratzlaff (632) is second and Les Cline (624) third. Class A doubles leaders are Harold Nusser and Earl Proffitt with 1,246 pins, including 101 handicap. Loren Doll and Bob Maxwell of Ingalls (1,235) are second. In Class B, the .singles leader is Jim Ellis with 668, including 99 handicap. He is followed by Earl Kleeman (662), Dallas Tien (653), Loren Doll (652), Roscoe Courtney (638), and Jer- aid Nelson (627). Class B doubles leaders are Les Cline and Merrill Sauvain with 1,290, including 227 pins handicap. They are followed by Richard Murray and Ted Porter (1,261), Roscoe Courtney and Darrell Leatherbury (1,255), and Bob EUis and Jim Ellis (1,229). The tourney continues over the weekend, with final action at 1 p.m. Sunday. BEGINNERS TRAINING LEAGUE! STARTING ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR WOMEN A SHORT 15 WEEK SEASON TO ACQUAINT NEW IEGINNERS WITH LEAGUE IOWLING. HAVE ROOM FOR MORE IOWLERS. Contact The Garden Bawl Before Wednesday, Feb. 12th Phone BR 6-7551 GARDEN BOWL Ntftb Hijbwty 13 GwtftR City, Ki. One of Kansas' finest possessions is its outstanding roadside park system. It consists of more than 165 individual parks, and they attracted more than four million visitors last year. Most of the parks offer all the facilities a weary traveler could want — restrooms, picnic tables and shelters, fireplaces, shade, fresh water and grills. Even cut wood is provided for fireplaces. There's another distinction about Kansas' roadside parks. Overnight camping is allowed In all those which have toilet facilities. This is unique! Kansas is one of five states which allow camping in roadside parks. This brings much praise in the form of letters and notes written on registration blanks provided at each park. There are few complaints. Some remarks are humorous. On* Ohio woman once wrote that the water in a park near Hiawatha was no good. It seems ther family camped at the Hiawatha US-36 park every year on their vacation, and always had the same experience. When they put cream in their coffee, the cream would sour. She blamed it on the park's water. The brand of toilet paper at the parks was changed several months ago, when many complained that that being used was "too rough." . Although Kansas roadside parks are probably the finest in the nation, they are constantly being improved. New Interstate 70 roadside parks in Ellsworth and Ellis counties, for instance, will have flush-type toilets and electrically heated rest rooms. There will be another fine innovation. Some of the famous limestone "post rock" in that area are being salvaged from highway rights-of-way for fencing in and around the parks. The "post rock" is rapidly disappearing from the Kansas scene, and it will be nice to have some of them preserved for the viewing of farure generations. Signs explaining past uses of the "post rock" may be erected in the parks by the State Historical Society, too, in .coopera- taps Giftrifon City Telegram Friday, tobnMrf 7, W4 Hugoton Eagles Defeat Sublette HUGOTON — Tough Hugoton High led the distance here Thursday night to drop the Sublette Larks 67-55 in a non-conference basketball game. It was postponed from Tuesday because of inclement weather. Hugoton led 11-7, 29-20, and 4936 at the stops. The Eagles had a 27-21 edge from the field and each squad hit 13 free shots. Pete Hall paced Sublette with 19 points and Rod Watt added 17. Skip Messerly scored 11. For Hugoton, Mike Swafford scored 21, Bob Kittle 13, and Phil Parker 11. Hugoton now has an 11-4 overall record; the Eagles play Dodge City St. Mary toniglht. Sublette is now 9-6 overall. The Larks skrp play tonight and entertain Greensburg Tuesday. Thursday's B-team preliminary went to Hugoton by 68-31. SUBI.KTTK _ Watt 6-5-4-17: Metis 2-0-2-4: Hall 6-7-4-19; Wright 1-0-1-2- Meaner]y 5-1-2-11; Gill 1-0-1-2; Winter 0-0-1-0. Totals 21-13-15-55. IIUGOTON — Kittle 5-8-4-1:!; Swafford S-5-4-21; Kirklaml 3-1-4-7: Parker 4-3-0-11; Swim 1-1-5-3; Gooch 2-0-1-4; Thomas 1-0-0-2: Belaworth 3-0-1-6. Totals 27-13-19-67. Sublette 7 18 10 19 55 iKoUw 11 18 30 18 «7 tion with the Highway Commission. The parks also will have "toadstool" picnic shelters and telephones, along with all the other usual park facilities. The park on the eastbound lanes in Ellsworth County also includes a unique natural "toadstool" rock. It alone should prove quite an attraction to motorists. * * * A person who writes about th« outdoors in Kansas must lean heavily on the able shoulders of Kansas Forestry, Fish and Gam« Commission personnel. The men who make up this large organization have been cussed and discussed, ridiculed and praised by sportsmen for many years. I had the opportunity last week of visiting with just about every man in the fish and game organ* ization. They were kind enough to invite me to their annual Department Training School at the beautiful Rock Springs 4-H Ranch south of Junction City. It was a pleasure to share part of one day and an evening with the many game protectors, biologists, park superintendents and department heads of the agency. To a man, they offered me their aid and assistance in my outdoor work. They are a fine, dedicated group of men, doing a tremendous job. More of our citizens, and especially our sportsmen, shuld lean on shoulders a little more. They like to be of help, if you'll give them a chance. * * * SHOTS AND SINKERS — Game protectors report fishing good for channel cat and crappie on lakes and streams in the state where ice is breaking, or there is a patch of open water. . . . Leon Hopkins, Lincoln game protector, apparently didn't care for the late hours of talk (and noise, he says) by other protectors at the state meeting. He took his bedroll out of a dormitory and spent a night in my new El Dorado pickup-camper. . . . Small world department: One of the game protectors at the annual meeting was Bud Cullins, Sedan, a native of Peabody. He was a college roommate of mine in 1048, and we hadn't seen each other since that time. . . . I've discovered that winter camping is fun, most of the time. I spent enjoyable nights in parks at Marysville, Rock Springs and Hiawatha last week. Another night was only partially enjoyable. While camping in a roadside park at Walton, my camper ran out of butane, which fires the furnace, at two in the morning. Five blankets didn't keep me warm, but kept me from freezing. . . . Crapple are hitting well, it's reported, at the Parsons city lake on jigs and live minnows, and a few big ones were taken last week at the heated dock at Toronto. . . . Speaking of crappie, Mrs. Paul Doub, Neodesha, has been presented a trophy for catching the largest crappie at the Toronto dock last year — a two pound, seven ounce dandy. Another trophy awaits the top catch of 1964. . . . I hope to see many of you at the Wichita Sport, Boat and Travel Show, Feb. 11-16. SEAT BELTS Installed 7 Af) Most Pr. Only i eOT Corf ALLEN'S SAFETY CENTER •14 N. irk A WORLD OF MEDICINE IN ONE STORE... From the Seas of Japan COMES AGAR, AN ESSENTIAL INGREDIENT OF MODERN MEDICINE.., . . . and your druggist is the man who is trained to know how to use its vital properties to work for your healtn, just as he uses th.» other treasures of the world for your benefit. Norris Drug Storo

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