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00stcrn r-ninth Year Official City Paper Coldwater, Comanche County, Kansas 67029 Thursday, Apri[ 4, 1974 Officie[ County Poper No. 38. Scouts to R00rmond Parcel IIl00. Wed[ Pratt Dies Suddenly Ser00ces to Begin Cub Scout and Scout will be recognized for WOrk in the Cub Scouting programs in 1973. District Appreciation will be held Saturday, 6, at the Pratt municipal evening begins with the and their families bring- a Covered dish supper for all at7 p.m. program beginswith an im- e opening ceremony at 7"45 program highlights are recognition of Cub Scout, and Exploring leaders; of the units earn- the Gus Palmer award for excellence; and the of 100 percent Boyls , unit leaders. Leaders and farilies will be entertained the evening by vari- and comedy groups. Scout leaders in Coldwater were Garth McMillen aquot, Elizabeth Crowley Earline IR athbur 7arlene Reed. leaders were Norman Harry Thomas. S inday will fall Since the very early the Christian church, this the great event of the commemorating the resur- and the ful- of the promise of salva- all people. ancient time, churches ltars have been decorated Occasion; candles have and, in the medie- of England, the or paschal candles were f huge dimemions. They eld in gigantic brass or Candlesticks and reached a height of as much as feet. sunrise services* hunting Easter eggs* attendin ch;.rch to- Lad the, sometimes frivo- of new "Easter Will be outward evi- of the 2, O00-year conti- the Christian celebra- Christts resurrection and reality. It is a time to Our faith in Him who mankind in the ways e and brotherhood and ful- ise of eternal life. TRACK FOR 1914 6, Saturday, Medicine '00-leave at 11"30 Thursday, Minneola ave at 10=30 Friday, Meade 1"00, Tuesday League at xn Heights meets will include boys and girls. OF THE WEEK ran into each door of the psychia- Ce. I! said one, "yOu corn- trig?,, that " replied the be here." your visitors. Raymond E. Parcel died sud- denly at the hospital inBuffal% Okla., on Tuesday April 2, 1974. The family will have a private burial service. A memorial service for Mr. Parcel will be held on Saturday, April 6, 1974, at 1:30 p. m. at the Coldw ater United Presbyterian church with Rev. Floyd Start officiating. Democrats to Have Meeting Comanche county Democrats will initiate delegate selection procedures at 7:30p. m., April 16, t974 in theColdwater Vet- erans Memorial building. The county convention is a prelude to the congressional dis- trict convention on May 4, 1974 where delegates to the 1974 con- ference on Democratic party or- ganization and policy will c se- lected. The conference, December 6-8, 1974, at Kansas City, Mo., will be attended by state delegations to adopt a permanent charter for the national Democratic party. All Democratic party public conventions and meetings at all levels "shallbe open to all mem- bers of the Demo:.ratic party, regardless of race, sew age, color, creedt nationaAorigirb re- ligior b ethnic identity, economic status or philosophical persuasion." All Democrats in Comanche county are in-ited to attend the April 16 meeting in the Veterans Memorial buildingB Ccldwater. Celebrates 99th Birthday Sunday, March 31st Mr. and Mrs. Charles Uhl, Tony, Mike, Randy, Corey I Kathy Baker, and A my Price of Pioneer Lodge were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Will Uhl for dinner. They were celebrating Mrs. Prices 99th birthday. Her granddaughter, Mrs. ]er- nard(Norma Jean) Friend, called from Salida, Colo., to wish her a happy birthday. Those calling in the afternoon for birthday cake and coffee were Esther hant and Mr. and Mrs. Alva Swindler of Pratt Kans., Mrs. Mabel Hadley and Mrs. G ladys Wood Medicine Lodge, Homer and Amy Ring, Rowena Snyder, Ivan Booth, Fay and Velma Smith, and Leslie Smitlb Wilmore, -G loyd and Mary Had- ley, LeeiRoy and Martha Cline Sharon Osler, Martha McCauley Lucy Parcelt Glen and Pat Hess* Kevin and Daniel Hess of Cold- water. SECOND ALBUM NOW AVAILABLE Richard Bea Liberal Kans. j and son of Mrs. Inez Beanof Coldwater has now published his second album of Christian songs. It is available in Coldwater at Hooferls Grocery. Included in the album are The Old Rugged Cross* Reach Out to Jesus* and The King is Coming. Proceeds from the album will go to assist in the work of the Ken Moore Evangelistic Associa- tion of Liberal. Sunday is Palm Sunday! The ColdwaterMinisterial A lli- ance has invited Rev, Dick lob. binsj Associate Director of the United Methodist C hutch Program Council in Wichita, to be the speaker and resource person for its specia 1 services Sunday through Wednesday of next week. The services will be held at the Pres- byterian church at 7:30 each evening April 7 through I0. Rev. W3bbins is a gifted indi- vidualwith manyresources avail- able to provide a very profitable week of spiritual emphasis in the Coldwater community. He will be used in the local high school on Monday through Thursday for assembly programs and informal discussions. The various churches in the communitywill be providing the worship leadership and special music for this Holy Week series. The Presbyterian church wilt be leading, on Sunday evening, the Assembly of God on Monday, the Friends and the Christian church on Tuesday and the Methodist on Wednesday, You are asked to attend and to invite others to attend these spe- cial Holy Week services. Attends Post Graduate Seminar The 26th meeting of the Mid- west Cancer Conference con- vened March 29 at CenturyII Civic and Cultural Center in Wichita. E 1even outstanding scientists from throughout the country were present to discuss current concepts in the clinical management of cancer. Physicians from the midwest spent the last tnvo days discussing new treatment modalities* diag- nostic techniques and recent sci- entific developments in cancer. Specialists from the east and west coasts spenttheir time telling lo- cal physicians og the most recent advances inthe treatment of can- cer, The latest advances in the treat- ment of leukemia and lTmphoma were also presented to the midwest physi ci a ns. E.R. Prue, M. D., Coldwat- er attended the two day p,st graduate seminar. The meeting is part of the con- tinuing program of professional education sponsored by the Kan- sas Division of the American Cancer Society. April is the month for the an- nualCancerFund Drive and Mrs. Madeline Vance, the Comanche county chairmarb has about 70 volunteers lined up for the coun- ty and will get their packets de- livered to them this week. It is hoped that the donatiom will be generous when these workers corn e toyourhome or place of business. UNDERGOES EYE SURGERY IN WICHITA HOSPITAL J ames Herrington of Coldw ater underwent an operation in Wesley Hospital in Wichita Tuesday of this week for the removal of a cataract on one eye. He expected to return home after only a brief stay in the hos. pital. John McMoran was taken to the Greensburg hospital last Saturday for treatment. At last report he waS improving in health. 'l/a" Cummings, Cafe Operator 51 Years A surprise birthday party was planned by a grcap of quilters of the Christian church and Mrs. Marie Swisher for Mrs. Grace Cummings of this city and was held in the educational building of the church Wednesday after.a noon, March 27, in honor of her 88th brthday. Irs. Cummings is shown in front of the serving table holding a large birthday card designed by Mrs. Swisher. On the back the many guests registered. At the left is a ,1money chest" for Mrs. Cummings provided by her friends along with birthday cards. For severalyearsshehasbeen a mem- ber of the churchs quilters. Light refreshments were served. Mrs. Cummings was born March 21, 1886in BloomingtonIll. Her father, Emil Trummel passed away six months after she was born. Her mother Mrs. Emma Trumme and three sons* Louis* Ord, and Alva Trumme and daughter, Grace, came to Cold- water in 1888, two years after the railroad arrived here. Mrs. Trammel cooked at Bob C allaway's St. Nicholas Hotel four years and in 1892 she and her children moved to the Sombart ranch where she worked for many years. "Ma", as her many friends call her, conducted a cafe in Wilmore sixyears, until 1929, and for the next 45 years was in the care business in Coldwater, finishing out 51 years of continuous opera- tion of the CUmmings Cafe, a record likely not equalled else- where in Kansas. Mrs. Cummings retired in 1960 and has continued to llve here. She has been blessed with good health and up to last fall even moved her own yard. "But," she says, "I m giving that up now." Mrs. Cummings has three chil- drer seven grandchildren and fourgreat grandchildren. A son, Stanley lives inChicag% Charles Clare inGreensburg and a daugh ters Catherine Shelley makes herhomewith her family in Lake Tahoe, Nev.. (Western Star photo. ) Cantata to Be Presented April 11 The CommunityChoir will pre- sent the cantata !'Jesus Is Com. ing, " written by John Peterson, on Thursday evening April II, at 7:30p. m. atthe Christian church. The choir is directed by Mrs. Ron Haynes with Mrs. Truman Selzer at the organ and iron Haynes at the piano. The public is cordially invited to hear this presentation and to shareinthe worship service as the choir sings of the Second Coming of Jesus. ATTENDS SEMINAR IN COLORADO Mrs. Don (Loretta) Frazier cashier of The C oldwater N ationa 1 Bank, spentthree days in Denver last week attending the Seminar for WomenManagement sponsored by the University of Colorado. Mrs. Frazier was one of 30"wo-' men in the United States selected to attend this seminar. She said the classes were informative anc the classes were interesting and informative because the instruc- tors were highly qualified. Mrs. Frazier returned Wednes- day evening, March27, via Con- tinental Airlines. NOTICE No more motorcycle riding on land owned or operated by me. 38-40 c BOB BASNETT Tell the Star your news. Comanche County [ Hospital Notes I A dmtutonl. March 27, Lorena Betzer, Pearl C arri ck March 28, Birdie Condra March 30, Glenn Hosier April 2, Barbara Willard Dtlmtuak. March 29, Evis Hawk March 31, Georgia Darroch Aprill, Paris Alley (transferred to Wichita ) April 2, Glenn Hosier HOME FROM HOSPITAL Mrs. Georgia Darroch returned home Monday of this week from the Comanche County Hospital where she had been recovering from an accident. Sh _%11 over a chair one night in her home and fractured two o1 her lib.. NOTICE Trap shoot Sunday, April 7tlb northeast of the golf course in Protection. Sponsored by Protec- tion J aycees. 38c. PRE-EASTER SPECIAL Dont miss the three day pre- Easter special atNormas Style Shoppe Thursday, Friday-, and Saturday. The horse woul have a good laugh today if it could see motor- isis adjusting their shoulder har- nesses.