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"SERVING Volume 50 Number 37 strollin 3 round town DELTA. UTAH Population 1703 City Water and Sewer Electric Service Surfaced Streets Churches, Civic Clubs, Bank Veteran's Groups Hospital, Library Municipal Swimming Pool Municipal Airport CAA Station Volunteer Fire Department MILLARD COUNTY Population, 9,365 Grazing and Industrial Lands Alfalfa Seed, Honey, Poultry and Turkey Raising Stockraising, Dairy Farming Ducks, Geese, Pheasants Deer, Cottontail Rabbits Trout, Bass, and Catfish Mountain Recreation Boating, Picnic Facilities A Great Place To Live! WEATHER I High reading for the week ending end-ing March 8 was 70 as recorded on March 7. March 3 with its reading of 19 was the coldest day of the week. FARM SECTION We call your attention to a special spe-cial feature "The West Millard Farm Section" found in this issue of the Chronicle. We hope that this will be an annual spring feature. feat-ure. The section is made possible by U. S. Steel, Ortho and local fertilizer fer-tilizer dealers and farm implement companies. Our heartiest thanks to our local advertisers of this section. DSA WINNER D.S.A. winner of Delta, Colorado is Dale Little, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Little of Delta, Utah. Dale moved from here to Colorado six years ago and since that time he has been very active in civic affairs. af-fairs. He has served the Delta, Colorado Col-orado J.C. Club as president for two years. His many friends of Delta, Utah send him hearty congratulations. congratula-tions. PHOTOGRAPHY Registration for a Photography class to be taught by Ed Harris will be held at the high school, Monday night, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. If enough register the class will start March 21. Mr. Harris will instruct on the use of the camera, how to use flash and other lighting, light-ing, how to take home movies and edit pictures after they are taken and ho wto compose pictures. NAVY M. K. Jones, Chief Aviation Machinist's Ma-chinist's Mate, U.S. Navy Recruiter, was in Delta Tuesday. Chief Jones is from the Navy Recruiting Station Sta-tion in Provo and will return to Delta the afternoon of the first Wednesday of each month, at the Post Office. WE'RE LATE We're late, we're late We're sorry we are late; We've kept you waitin' Waitin' at the gate. Pictures mailed Monday Well before five; We have been waiting For the cuts to arrive. Can't have a Chronicle Without a picture or two. For being patient. Our THANKS TO YOU! Survival Training Going Great Guns The third lesson in the Survival Training Class, sponsored by the American Legion, was held Monday Mon-day night with 60 boys In attendance. attend-ance. Instructors for the lesson were Don Corry and Norman Sjost- rum. Adj. Corry talked on functions j of firearms and ammunition. Legionnaire Leg-ionnaire Rex Jensen assisted in the discussion and demonstrated the proper ways to carry a gun. Com. Sjostrum gave an interesting account ac-count on the definition of ballistics. Instructors for next week will be Leo Burraston on "General Gun Safety," Van Warnick, "Sights,", and Verl Ailen, "Positions Used In Shooting." Next week's lesson will end the series of indoor classes.) Saturday, March 19, weather per-( mining, the boys will practice at the rifle rane. Plans have been maae lO noia me practice in lac basement of the Odd Fellows Hail, if the weather is inclement Two more indoor classes will be held for the same group of boys. Information will be reviewed, tests given and certification of the class will be made. Sir Z7 THE PEOPLE OF DELTA AND THE GREAT PAHVANT Thursday, March 10, 1960 Delta Rabbits Will Play Enterprise at Parowan Saturday This Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. DELTA will play unbeaten ENTERPRISE ENTER-PRISE at the Parowan High School gym. There are 300 seats available for Delta students and fans. Prices are 50c for students and $1.25 for the adults. This game is a play-off game and is scheduled to determine pairings pair-ings of teams at the State "B" finals. It also will determine the winner of the two divisions of Region Reg-ion Ten, And, too, remember that we go to State next week. Town ieen Eldean Greener, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Greener of Hinck- 4 - '! Eldean Greener ley, Utah, is a well-liked senior a-round a-round our high school. She ranks high in scholastic a-chlevements. a-chlevements. Her favorite classes are chemistry and business. She has taken all the business classes she could take in high school and plans to attend L.D.S. Business College Col-lege after she graduates from high school. She enjoys reading, listening listen-ing to records, and many sports. During the summer she spends much of her time horse back riding rid-ing and also likes to hunt, swim and roller skate. She believes that the attitudes and spirit of both students and teachers have improved greatly this year. All students, from sophomores to seniors, know and like Eldean. She always has a smile for everybody; every-body; and her pleasant personality, combined with her sense of humor, has gained her many friends. Good luck, Eldean! May your ambitions carry you far. r 3 . . 1 Lee Welch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bee Welch, is the winner of $15.00 for correctly identifying Keith Dalton and finding the 7 clues last week. Drawing was held at Hatch's City Cafe. Next week's boxes will be placed at D. Steren's Co, Mercantile Mercan-tile Dept.. Guality I.G.A. Foodliner and Morris Supply. Hinckley. Mission Cnll .Elder Albert H. Jeffery, son of the late Mr and Mrs. Edgar W. Jeffery has received a call to fulfill ful-fill a two-year mission in the Gulf States Mission Field of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Jeffery Is a Delta High School graduate. Upon graduating he worked in Nevada for two years, after which he served two years' in the Armed Forces. Much of his time in the Armed Forces was spent in Germany. Receiving his! discharge he has since owned and operated a service station in Provo. ' A farewell testimonial will be held in his honor at Delta First Ward Sunday, March 13. 7:30 p.m. Elder Jeffery will enter the mission home March 21. 1 Delta, Utah Copy 10c ELDER ANTOINE R. IVINS Member, First Council of Seventy Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Two High Church Leaders to Speak Here March 19-20 Two prominent leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints (Mormon) will address a two-day conference of the Church's Deseret Stake Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, in Delta, Utah. The visiting officials are Elder Antoine R. Ivins, a member of the First Council of Seventy and Elder Casper H. Parker, a member of the General Church Welfare Committee Saturday evening meetings will be for leaders of the local congregations. congre-gations. Sunday's general sessions, open to the public, will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Stake President June W. Black, Delta, will conduct the meetings. Elder Ivins one of the seven-man council assigned to the world-wide mission work of the Church, has a wide background of experience outside out-side the United States. As a boy of 15. he lived in Colonia Juarez, Mexico. Elder Parker is a director of the famed Church Welfare Plan. All conferences held in 1960 will focus emphasis on youth develop- ment as part of a special cnurcn-j wide parents and youth program launched early this year by Church President David O. McKay. Conferences are held four times each year in the nearly 300 stakes (regional divisions) of the Church. Church leaders regularly tour the 50 missions throughout the world where more than 6,000 young mis-j sionaries are engaged in proselyting proselyt-ing activities, each paying his own expenses for a period of two- to three years. Republican Confab, Fillmore, March 11 The Millard County Organizational Organization-al Convention of the Republican Party will be held in Fillmore at the Court House Friday, March 11, 8:00 p.m. At the convention, delegates dele-gates of Millard County for the Republican Re-publican Party State Conventions, will be elected. County Chairman, Vice Chairman. Secretary and Treasurer Trea-surer and a County Central Committee Com-mittee to serve for the ensuing 2 years will be elected, also. Other party business will probably be considered at the convention. State Chairman Vernon Romney, Vice Chairman Helen Brown and Executive Secretary Clifton Kerr, together with other officers and potential candidates will be pres ent. Members of the outgoing Republican Repub-lican County Central Committee are Jim Nickle, Chairman; Rebecca Kimball, Vice Chairman; Verrue Theobald, Secretary. Lena Steele has filled the secretarial duties since Mr. Theobald moved from Millard County. Second Health Forum Slated The second of a series of Health Forums will be held at Delta High School auditorium Thursday, March 24. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. is designed Dr. Evan A. Beckstrand will mod-' for all people who wish to attend erate the ranel of Millard County and cannot come Monday or Tues-doctors. Tues-doctors. All panelists will discuss day. different phases of cancer, after. Delta Elementary School: which questions will be submitted 1st and 2nd grades Monday, from the audience in written form, March 14. for answers. 3rd . and 4ih grades Tuesday, The doctors and their topics for; March 15. discussion will be: Dr. Ronald Summer, Sum-mer, Breast Cancer: Dr. Robert Des-pain. Des-pain. Cancer of Female Organs; Dr. M E. Bird, Cancer of the Lungs; Dr. Dean C. Evans, Lukemia; Dr. M.A Lyman, Cancer of the Gastro- Cox, Cancer of the Oral Cavity. Z7 VALLEY' $4.00 a year in advance Funeral Services Held in Sandy Funeral services for Edwin Fran cis Bishop, 72, former resident of Hinckley and Delta, were conducted Monday in Sandy First Ward Chapel, Cha-pel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He died of a heart ailment March 2 at his home at Sandy. Mr. Bishop is survived by his wife, Lillian Clark Bishop, six sons, three daughters; 45 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, John Avery, Clark, Don T. and Lay-ton Lay-ton Bishop, Delta; Heber, Provo; half-sisters, Mrs. Lula Cropper, Hinckley; Mrs. Irene Skeem, Buhl, Idaho; half-brother, Milo, Hinckley. Planning for the school lunch week were (front row, left to right) Mrs. Eathei Skeem. High School hot lunch center director; Miss.Gert- iUae Westeirn, principal of Delta elementary; Mrs. Phyllis Bennett, principal of Hinckley elementary; Mrs. Elenore Roberts, principal of :n7 - r i t t -s " ." : ... f . - . J ' oca! Slot Lunch Centers xfend Public Invitation The Utah School Lunch Program is a live, nutritional education program pro-gram administered to develop desirable de-sirable food and eating habits in children and youth and, indirectly, to improve food habits of all members mem-bers of the family. Our individual school lunch programs pro-grams are dedicated to: 1 Provide a learning situation by which a child gains both education and social experiences. experi-ences. 2 Provide nutritionally balanced and well-prepared lunches which will supply the kinds and amounts of foods children child-ren need. Therefore, I do hereby designate the week of March 14-18, 1960 as UTAH SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK George D. Clyde, Governor What Is School Lunch Better meals build better families fam-ilies through feeding children at school a well-balanced lunch. The government, through scientific research, re-search, has outlined a type of lunch consisting of M pint milk, two ounce protein food, 34 cup of fruit and vegetable, and bread and butter. To provide an opportunity for parents and the general public to visit and participate in the school lunch program at the regular adult price of 30c, we cordially extend an invitation to you to be in attendance attend-ance during the school days as outlined out-lined below: Schedule: Senior High day March 14, Monday. Mon-day. Junior High day March 15, lues- dav 5th and 6th grades and all other visitors Wednesday, March 16. Principal Gertrude Western states that if it is impossible to attend on the above dates all are welcome whenever it is possible 1st grade Monday, March 14, ecwaiion lated for Uiah Water and Power Board to Meet Here; Ladies' Entertainment Planned By Athena B. Cook Dedication of the D.M.A.D. reservoir Saturday marks the successful conclusion of the greatest irrigation project carried car-ried out in Millard County. The reservoir is the project, long under consideration, of Delta Canal Co., Milville Irrigation Co., Abraham Irrigation Co. and Deseret Irrigation Co. Participating agencies are the Utah Water and Power Board, Millard County Soil Conservation Conser-vation Service, and Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Conserva-tion Committee. The ceremonies will be conducted Saturday at 1:30 p.m., at the dam site, four miles northeast of Delta, on the Sevier River, and the public is cordially invited to attend. If the -weather is inclement Saturday, the program will be presented in Delta High School auditorium. But in any case, the dedicatory prayer will be offered at the damsite. The program will open- with invocation in-vocation by Wallace T. Jeffery, Sutherland elementary; Mrs. Len- ( ' ore D- Anderson, school district,. . ... . J 'MfS. MlHS tO Delta Jr. High School; Mr. C L. Bennett, principal. Delta High; Mr. Max J. Robison. Mayor of Delta. and Mr. R. Hinckley. P. Swensen, Mayor of with Mrs. Betty Judd, teacher, as hostess. 2nd and 3rd grades Tuesday, March 15, with Mrs. Blanche Crafts hostess. 4th, 5th and 6th grades Wednesday, Wednes-day, March 16, Mr. Dwight Moody and Mrs. Elenore Roberts, host and hostess. Hinckley: Kindergarten Monday, March 14. 1st and 2nd grades Tuesday, March 15. 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades Wednesday, March 16. Elder Henderson Mission Iteport Elder William (Bill) W. Henderson, Hender-son, recently returned from the New England States Mission, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Latter-day Saints, will give his report Sunday, Sun-day, March 13, at 7:30 p.m., in Delta Del-ta Second Ward. He was released Jan. 29 after two years service in the mission field. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Henderson, former Deltans now at Monticello, Ltah. Hs par- 3 ! 'I I . X i ents will be in Delta for the Sun- er. dav night program. Mrs. Steele requests no gifts to Elder Henderson will visit in j her open house but would welcome Delta and then go to Brigham ' all friends. The Chronicle join her Young University at spring quarter many friends in wishing her "Hap-to "Hap-to resume his college studies. py Birthday." of D.MAD. Saturday at 1 vice president of Melville Irrigation Irriga-tion Co. Recognition of visitors will be by M. Cutler Henrie, president of DMAD. Introductory remarks will be by State Senator Thorpe Wad- dingham and Gilbert Searle, SCb engineer. Speakers will include Jay R. Bingham, Salt Lake City, director of Utah Water and Power Board; J. A. Libby, Salt Lake City, Soil Conservation Service; Ward Webb, Lehi, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee; Marion Si V I lihcOrUQ iH n Yfiaf UIJjCl f C Ulll I CC1I Mina Steele will observe her 75th birthday Friday, March 11. An open op-en house in her honor will be held at her home, located at 327 W. 200 S., Sunday, March 13, between the hours of 2:00-6:00 p.m. A family dinner party will be held at the home of Mrs. Ruth Steele Friday, March 11. Mrs. Steele was born March 11, 1885 in Circleville and married James A. Steele Dec. 23, 1905. They lived in Circleville for a short time then moved to Panguitch and lived there until 1912, when the family moved back to Circleville and purchased a store and hotel. They lived in Circleville until 1921. The family moved to Ogden that year and lived there until 1928, when they came to Delta and purchased the Millard Hotel. Mr. Steele died Feb. 22, 1943 and Mrs. Steele operated the hotel a-lone a-lone until 1947 when she sold to Eb Stapley. Mrs. Steele is the mother of four daughters and one son. Daughters are Velta White of Boulder City, Nev.; Freida Whicker, Hinckley; Gwen Carroll, Hinckley; Pearl Haw-ley, Haw-ley, Delta. Her son, Ray, was killed in an accident June 7, 1954. She has 12 grandchildren and 9 greatgrandchildren. great-grandchildren. Mrs. Steele has long been an ac- 1 Mrs. Steele tive member of the LDS Church. She has been secretary to the First Ward Relief Society for two years, served that organization as President Presi-dent for two years and numerous years as work director and 13 years as a Relief Society Visiting Teach- rceservoir :30 p.m. J. Hess, Malad, Idaho, whose comp any constructed the dam, and Dudley Dud-ley Crafts, former president of Deseret Des-eret Irrigation Co., and former attorney at-torney for the four companies of DMAD. The dedicatory prayer will be by Pres. June W. Black, of Deseret Des-eret Stake, Chti.-ch of Jesus Chirst of Latter-day Saints. Members of the Utah Water and Power Board, and their wives, will be among the special guests at the ceremonies, and the board will hold their regular monthly meeting at Delta after the ceremonies. The out-of-town guests will be entertained at luncheon at noon, in Delta First Ward, and will then attend at-tend the program and dedication. After the ceremonies, while UWP board holds its meetings, in First Ward, the ladies will be entertained in the ward Relief Society room. Ed Harris will show films of points of interest in Millard County, Coun-ty, and some of the construction work at the dam. LaVar Owens will speak briefly on his experiences as a farmer in west Millard. He and his daughter Janeal will play a violin duet. Hostesses for the entertainment for the ladies are Mrs. Cutler Henrie, Hen-rie, Mrs. Quinn Shepherd, Mrs. Roger Rog-er Walker, Mrs. Russell Styler, wives of the presidents of the four water companies of DMAD, Mrs. N. S. Bassett, wife of DMAD secretary, secre-tary, and Mrs. Thorpe Wadding-ham, Wadding-ham, wife of DMAD attorney. Tours of the reservoir, conducted conduct-ed by DMAD officials, will be a featured part of the day's program. The dam will now impound 11,000 acre feet of water, and was completed com-pleted at an estimated cost of $260,000. Kanab Is Site for SUTA Convention, Saturday, March 12 Dr. Harvey L. Taylor, vice-presi-' dent of BYU will give the keynote j address at the Southern Utah Teacher's Tea-cher's Association convention to be held in Kanab on Saturday, March 12. I Dr. Taylor will talk on, "Achieving "Achiev-ing Standards of Excellence While Dealing With Young People." Other guest speakers will be Dr. Allen West, UEA executive secretary who will talk on Russian school standards stand-ards in comparison with our schools; Senator Orval Hafen will talk on Teacher Welfare; Julia Kane on Stimulated Supervision in the Field of Social Studies, and Dr. Bruhn, President of Dixie College, will discuss concepts of geology and geography of Southern Utah and will show slides. Invitations have been extended to 800 teachers from ten southern counties to attend the convention and make a tour of Glen Canyon Dam. The schedule of events will be registration from 9-10 a.m. at the Kanab school; 10 a.m. to 12 noon will be the address by Dr. Taylor; and lunch at noon. The afternoon session from 1-2 p.m. will be held in four sections with other guest speakers discussing their various topics. Officers of the SUTA planning the convention are DeMont Howell, president of the association, of Ephraim; Merlin Christensen, vice president, of Delta; Richard Bell, second vice president, Richfield; and Stanley Black, secretary of Ephraim. Last year a similar convention was held at Delta. Get Your Dog Licenses How; Deadline, March 15 Section 2-19 of Delta Revised Ordinances Or-dinances published in 1956 and still in effect reads, "It shall be unlawful for any person to suffer or allow any dog owned by him, in his possession or under his control con-trol to run at large within the corporate cor-porate limits of the City. (Sec. 2-20) Any dog running at large within the corporate limits of the City away from the premises of its owner and not secured by a leash or in the immediate possession and control of its owner may be impounded im-pounded by the Dog License Collector Col-lector of the City or any police officer." City Council is urging all residents resi-dents of Delta to observe this law and to bear in mind that the deadline dead-line for the sale of dog licenses is March 13, 19G0. Upon purchasing purchas-ing the dog licenses, the owner should provide his dog with a suitable suit-able collar with a metallic plate or check attarhed to it with a number num-ber corresponding with the certificate certifi-cate of registry. Dog licenses for female dogs are S5.00. Spayed females and male dog licenses may be purchased for $2.00, provided that the applicant for the spayed female dog license presents a certificate in writing stating that the dog has been spayed. Delta City Policeman, Clark Cook. will be among the police officers of the state enrolled in the "Police Academy" at Camp Williams, Mar. 14. Tony Ca'lister wlii enroll April 14.