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1 Delta Third Ward Sustains Hew Bishopric Volume 45 Number 33 Delta, Utah, Thursday, February 3, 1955 $3.50 a Year in Advance ' ' " " ' " : " Kyi ; w o( 1 .t - : - w f . ' r 'if "-- - S I h ' j v ""V I I " , : j ; lV , - 1 ' " & A' ' j ' ' , - i. f , , , , $ E. D. Harris, at center, was sustained as bishop of Delta iUird waia. Cliurcn 01 Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at ward conference Sunday night. E. L. Moody, bishop since the ward was re-organized seven years ago; was released. U P Aariculiural Improvement Car Visits Delta Monday, Feb. 7-Invite all Every Millard County resident who wants beautiful home surroundings sur-roundings will want to attend the sessions of the Union Pacific Agricultural Agri-cultural Improvement Car when it visits Delta on Monday, February 7. Theme of this year's car is '"Home Grounds Improvement for Better Living." Scheduled starting times for the meetings at Delta are 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. High school students will attend the morning meetings; the later sessions ses-sions are open to the public. The car's annual tour through Utah Is sponsored jointly by the Union Pacific railroad company and the Utah State Agricultural College Extension Service.' Two experts on landscaping and care of flowers and other plants will accompany the car to this county. Kenji Shiozawa, assistant professor of landscape architecture at USCA, and Grant Harris, USAC Extension forester, will discuss such subjects as landscaping fundamentals, fund-amentals, lawn planting and care, Polio Victim Honored At Dixie Assembly Ross Eagar Day, in recognition of the former Dixie College student stu-dent who was stricken with polio two years ago, was noted with an assembly at the school presented by classmates and friends. During his three years at Dixie, Ross served as studentbody Commissioner Com-missioner of Amusements, as a member of the dance orchestra, and participated in dance revues and assemblies. He was stricken with a severe case of polio two years ago and has been hospitalized hospita-lized since that time. Since then students have presented an assembly as-sembly each year which was recorded re-corded and sent to him. Last Friday's assembly, the third such to be presented and recorded, was under the direction of Miss DeOnne Sorensen. Included in the program were vocal solos by Lynn Harrison, Val Garner, and Glenna G. Frahner; trumpet solo by Gay C. Christen; male vocal quartet composed of Darrel Graff, Wendell Wen-dell Gray, Gary Clifford, and Norman Nor-man Baker; reading by Winona C Stanley, and a medley of piano stylings by Clark Chadburn. Master Mas-ter of ceremonies for the program was Brent Lovell. Portions of the school movie were shown to the group depicting Ross at the drums while a member of the dance orchestra. Friends, faculty and classmates recorded messages to be delivered to Ross thi Friday by a group of his special friends. Faculty and studentJ are looking look-ing forward to Ross's return home on March 17. For the past year he has been at Rancho Los Amigos, respiratory center at Hondo, just out of Los Angeles. Sgt. Ray Jeffery who has been home on a twenty-day furlough visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Jeffery, left Delta Saturday Satur-day to return to Camp Gordon, Ga. He will be released from the service ser-vice there on Feb. 11. and at the same time Scott Sheriff, or Oak City, will be released. The young men, who have spent much time together at Camp Gordon, plan to go to Lansing. Micru after their release and drive home a new 01dsm-jb:ie for delivery to Ray's aunt, Mrs. Mabel Schick. tr A F Stephenson is a ia- tient at the LOS hospital, where she had surgery last week. She is making a good recover)', the fam-; 12- reports. i Counselors with Bishop Harris Har-ris are Evan Christensen, at left, first counselor, and Charles Ahl-strom, Ahl-strom, at right, second counselor. counsel-or. Clerks, standing, are Stanley Erickson. Albert Skidmore, and Verrue Theobald, finance clerk. disease and insect control in all types of plants, bedding plants, perennials and annual flowers, house plants, shade trees and wind breaks. Wesley D. Soulier, Union Pacific agricultural agent for Utah, will accompany the car through its entire en-tire three-week tour of 14 Utah towns. The agricultural car has become a familiar landmark in Utah during dur-ing the last few years. It is specially speci-ally equiped to handle large audiences, audi-ences, containing its own power unit, air conditioning, heating equipment, projection room and special two-way loudspeaker system sys-tem for question and answer sessions. ses-sions. This year's subject of improvement improve-ment for home grounds follows such topics in past years as dairy production, insect control, livestock, live-stock, and disease control in crops. Films, exhibits and USAC Extension Ex-tension Service publications will aid the experts in teaching ways to beautify Millard County homes. Wanner Nights And Deeper Snow After six straight days of below zero temperatures the weather began be-gan to climb, a storm began to brew, and Wednesday we have plenty of snow. The storm is general, gen-eral, slow but steady, and wet. CAA at Delta airport reports 24 degrees temperature at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, after a minimum of 20 Wednesday morning. The snowstorm, snow-storm, after a start Tuesday, got down to business about 3 a. m. Wednesday, and by afternoon there were 6 inches at the airport, and drifts. Weather Saturday was 9 below at Deseret, 10 below at CAA, and clear. Sunday was 2 above, and it has been overcast and warmer since. Jolly Sti tellers Postpone Party The annual birthday party of the Jolly Stitchers, planned for Friday night, has been indefinitely postponed, on account of the ill-nessof ill-nessof their member, Mrs. Luella Nickle. Helta FFA Chapter News On Jan. 5 a chapter meeting was held during first period in the auditorium. All members were excused ex-cused from class to attend and 79 of the 82 members were present The officers took the Green-hands Green-hands through the official Green-hand Green-hand ceremony. After they received recei-ved their pins, Max Nielson and Monte Palmer gave committee reports, re-ports, and two Elms on Forest Conservation were shown. Thursday Jan. 20. a roller skating ska-ting party was held in the Hinckley Hinc-kley roller skating hall. Both the FFA and the FHA members were in attendance. There was a good turn out and everyone enjoyed a good time. The - committee in charge consisted of Dean Baker, chairman. Merrill Maxfield, Step-han Step-han Searle, and Ronnie Van. Plans for the annual FFA banquet ban-quet are now under way and supplies sup-plies have been purchased. This banquet is a Parents and Sons party and is one of the high lights of the year. The date has been set for Ffb. 24 and all parents and sons who are members of the FFA are urged to attend. Committees have been appointed to carry out the various details and everyone has been working hard to make this banquet a success. Deseret stake presidency, June W. Black, Jay Nelson and Verdell Bishop, effected the reorganization. re-organization. Released with the Bishop Moody were his counselors. coun-selors. Merlin Christensen and Eldro Jeffery. and Cleo Whicker, ward clerk. Fine Floor Show At Polio Ball The March of Dimes Ball Saturday Satur-day night in Deseret Stake House brought in around $125 on the annual campaign for funds to aid polio patients and further research. There was a good attendance, in spite of the cold weather, and contributions were made at the door instead of regular admissions An especially fine floor show was presented as a tribute to Mrs, Rebecca Schena, who is making a valiant fight to recover from the aftermath of the polio attack she suffered in November, 1952. Miss Loabelle Black directed the floor show, which was presented in song and dance in four phases of Mrs. Schena's life, youth, her high school days, when she was a school teacher, and now. Mrs. Marvel Clayton wrote the script, which was read by Mrs. Loa Black, and modeled on "This Is Your Life", presenting Mrs. Schena. Those who took part in the pro duction were Suzanne Smith, first dance; Loretta Overson, Phil Brun- son, Janice Hansen, Leland Over-son, Over-son, Joyce Davis, Jackie Orton, Irene Hopkins, Bob Ireland, as the Junior Prom dancers, piano ac companiment by Susan Nielson; the trio, Thelma Black, Beulah Barney and Barbara Welton sang "School Days" with new words a-bout a-bout Mrs. Schena as a school teacher. tea-cher. The Harmonaires, Joyce Davis, Chloe Gardner, Rosalind Edwards, Martina Carling, Ina Rae Damron, Barbara Black, Ferrell Willden and Emmogene Nielson, sang "You'll Never Walk Alone", with Phil Moody as soloist, and Maxine Reeve Re-eve as accompanist. This was followed by an interpretative inter-pretative dance by Loabelle Black. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starley, the March of Dimes chairmen in Millard, Mill-ard, and the Kiwanis, who sponsored spon-sored the ball, thank the performers perform-ers for their excellent entertainment, entertain-ment, and the public for their fine support. Crafts Named As President At the annual meeting of the Deseret Irrigation Company held Monday at Deseret Dudley Crafts was named the new president, with A. T. Black, Harold Morris, Harold Skeem and Leslie Webb as the directors. Peter Peterson was retained as the secretary. A review of the water outlook was discussed and unless conditions condi-tions change very materially there will be a poor water year for 1955. 40,000 acre feet are all that is in the Sevier Bridge reservoir at this time. Couple Mark 53 Years Wed William J and Lida Melville Webb, Hinckley residents for many years, celebrated their 53rd wed ding anniversary on January a, with informal visits with friends and relatives, and a family dinner. They received many congratulations congratula-tions and gifts. With them for the occasion were sons and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Webb and Mr. and Mrs Meron Peterson, of Hinckley: Mr. and Mrs. Grant Peterson, of Oasis; and Mr. and Mrs. Arjaan Dekker. of Delta. Unable to he home for the day were Mr. and Mrs. Don Webb, who recently moved from Beaver to Salt Lake City, and Mr and Mrs. Wayne Bry ant, of Tooele Mr. and Mrs. Webb are lifelon? residents of Millard county, with Mr. Webb born in Deseret, and Mrs. Webb in Fillmore. After theit marriage in W2. Mr. Webb filled an LDS mission, and about 1DCC the couple moved to Hinckley tc farm and d!ry. and have lived there since. Colorado River Week Opens February 13 "Colorado River Week" a week set aside to call attention of the citizens of the nation to the need for the Colorado River Storage Project will be observed in four states beginning February 13. The week is sponsored by the Upper Colorado River Grass Roots, Inc., a citizens group pushing for support of the river project. Colorado, Col-orado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyo niing will join in observance of the week. During the week, citizens can show their support of the great river project by becoming Aqua-lantes Aqua-lantes (water vigilantes). Aqua-lantes Aqua-lantes will contribute $1 or more to the nation-wide education program pro-gram being sponsored by the Grass Roots organization, and also will help by letter-writing and by learn ing the facts of the project. The Colorado River Storage Project Pro-ject now is before Congress. It calls for a series of dams along the Colorado River and its tributaries tribu-taries in the four states. "People need to know how vital this prect is to all of us of the West," said Calvin K. Snyder, Den ver, chairman of the 4-state or ganization. "Once our citizens re alize that this is a project to help them and their state, as well as the entire nation, I know we'll have their support." Citizens can become Aqualantes now by writing to their state Aqualante head quarters. Head quarters offices are Colorado 1301 Welton St.. Denver; New Mexico Box 1301, Albuquerque; Utah "Aqualantes", State Capitol Cap-itol Bldg.. Salt Lake City; and Wyoming Room 210 Capitol Bldg. Cheyenne. The project has been opposed by people who are misinformed or who have selfish motives. The Grass Roots organization was form ed to combat false information against a project that is vital to the future of the four states. 40 YEARS AGO .... IK0A1 THE FILES . . . From the A. C. Nelson School Oasis raised $15 for the starving Belgians last Sunday. Sims Hawlev has purchased a new Buick auto to be used on the mail line between Oasis and Fill more, whic makes the fifth car purchased since taking the mail contract less than a year ago. A pocketbook was stolen from Geo. Cahoon Saturday night, and after the thief had removed the cash, he threw the purse down still containing several checks, and Johnnie Baker, having found it, returned it to its rightful owner. N. L. Petersen and wife are re-icing re-icing over the arrival of a fine baby girl at their home. Sutherland Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ward Rob- ison, a fine baby girl. Mother and babe are doing fine. Wallace Clark has qualified as constable. He is at present trying locate the guilty party who has been flooding the roads. Delta A baby boy was bom to Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Steele Saturday night, Jan. 30th. Mother and child are reported well. Oak City A purse of $75 was raised here Sunday, Jan. 20th, to aid the suf fering humanity of Belgium. Ve as a nation should feel proud to live in a land of peace and plenty, enjoying ourselves at our different vocations without fear of a Kaiser or a King's desire to destroy our lives, our homes, our alL Let us be glad we were able to help the needy. 10 Years Ago The President's Ball was held at Topaz on January 30, with 215 attending at-tending from Delta, and 43 from other towns in the county. There were 700 dancers on the floor at one time, the largest crowd ever held in the center for that purpose. The Fort Dougias band furnished the music and refreshments were served. The hall was profusely decorated de-corated with pictures of the President Pres-ident and American flags. THANKS FIREMEN . . . Kelly Hawley of Oasis, wishes to thank the Delta Volunteer Fire Department for their f.ne response when the siren called them to fight fire at his home Sunday at 10 p.m. He appreciates their prompt and efficient action, which limited the damage from the f re around an overheated r.ue to about J'-C.OO. Delta First it 1V S t Im( t ,r M - i .... ; Y - Vv'? 1 7 . " f ' j 3 -4 i-,- ..- .''44 jt- t . ' r ... ,H 'S . s " . - - r - First graders at Delta elementary elemen-tary school, in Mrs. Thelma Seegmiller's room, combined their efforts and won top honors hon-ors at the school for the room that raised the largest amount for the March of Dimes. Dale Villoughby Places Second In Speech Meet Dale Willoughby represented the Delta FFA chapter at a speech contest Jan. 8, sponsored by the Isaac Walton League of America. He talked on the subject of "What are our Problems In Utah in Water Resource Management." He placed second in the contest against members of 4 other FFA chapters, 5 members of 4-H clubs and 5 members of the Boy Scouts. As this was Dale's first speech contest we are proud of him and have hopes of his representing the chapter in our regional speech contest. David Seeiniller On V Honor Iloll David Seegmiller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Seegmiller, Is listed on the honor roll of the BYU for the autumn quarter. To qualify for this a student has to complete 15 hours of work. David has been on the honor roll several times while attending the Y. He is a junior at the school and is majoring in chemistry. At Stale Music; Committee Meet Miss Gertrude Western was in Salt Lake City Saturday to attend a meeting of the state music com mittee held in the state school of fices there. Millard School District has two people who are members of the state curriculum committee. Miss Western is serving on the music committee and Mrs. Thelma Seeg miller is on the art committee. They received their appointmnts through the state department of education, and their term of ser vice is for a period of four years Mr. and Mrs. Evan Gardner returned re-turned to Delta Monday from a visit at the LDS hospital with their mother. Mrs. Maline Gardner, who is recovering well from surgery on her foot a week ago. Members of her family have been with her, and many friends have called and sent messages, which all contributed to her good progress. Mrs. LuHla Nickle was taken to the LDS hospital Saturday, seriously seri-ously ill. Her sons. James and Albert Al-bert Nickle, accompanied her, and her daughter, P.osabeth Kenning-ton, Kenning-ton, from Tooele, Joined them at the hospitaL Mrs. Nickle's condition condi-tion was termed "critical," and her many friends here are awaiting further word. She was apparently in good health Friday. The report from the hospital Tuesday was that Mrs Nickle was slightly Improved. Im-proved. Mrs. J. Avery Ehop spent the past weekend in Salt Lake City with her daughter. Mrs. Garn Erown. and family. Mrs. Erown had broken her left arm near the shoul der in a sledding accident, and Mrs. Bishop helped in the household. house-hold. Mr. Bishop made the trip to Salt Lake Monday and brought Mrs. E.ihop home. Graders Lead March of Dimes Gov , ii - n ; Their award was a handsome picture, presented to them by Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Starley, the chairmen of the Millard March of Dimes. The smiling children then presented the picture to Miss Gertrude Western, principal, princi-pal, for the school. List Events In Deseret Slake Leamington Gold and Green Ball Saturday, Feb. 5. Eagle Scout Banquet, Feb. 10. Hinckley Gold and Green Ball, Friday, Feb. 11. Sugarville Gold and Green Ball, Saturday, Feb. 12. Stake Rose Prom, Friday, Feb., 18. Sutherland Gold and Green Ball, Tuesday, Feb. 22. Delta First Ward Gold and Green Ball, Saturday. Feb. 2G. Top Billing To Three Deltans In CSU Events Delta students who ore attending attend-ing the College of Southern Utah at Cedar City will receive top billing bill-ing in three major furthcoming attractions there. Taking the leading role of this year's opera production, Sigmund Romberg's "The .New Moon" is Miss Virginia Rose, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Heber Rose. President of Fi Rho Omega sorority, Miss Rose has been verv active in musical activities. Two Greek tragedies are being prepared to be presented next month to celebrate th opening of the almost completed library-audi torium building. Delta students will he starred in both productions. Miss Earlene Steele, daughter of Dayla Steele, will play the title role in "Antigone". Dale Workman, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. II. Workman, will be fea tured in "Oedipus Rex" playing the part of Corinthian. All three students are active in both academic and social func tions at the college. Square Dancing Thursday Xight Boots and Bows invites all the square dancers to Delta First Ward Thursday night, for another session ses-sion of square dancing. Newel Day. from Fillmore, will brave the snow-swept roads to be there and call. Square Dancing Class Saturday A square dancing class for beginners be-ginners will bet-in Saturday night at 8:30 in Delta First Ward, with Newel Day, of Fillmore, as calier. This class is for new members nrt so all of those who danced last winter and would like to take a brush-up course. The class needs 2S couples as active dancers to be successful, and continue, so all who want to learn square dancing are urged to Join now. Mr. and Mrs. Welis Wood were in Salt Lake City Saturday and Sunday, and visited Mrs. Wood's mother. Mrs. Joseph Jones, a patient at the LDS hospital for the past two weeks. Mrs. Jcnes is slightly improved, and Mr. Jones is in the city with her. if y The Delta elementary school raised a total of S292.53 for the March of Dimes, and of that sum the first graders shown here had raised S37.50. The sum grew from nickles and dimes, earned and saved in various way to help other children. Delta Elementary School Gives To March Of Dimes The Delta Elementary School has just completed a very successful drive for polio funds. Mrs. Seegmiller's first grade was the winner of the picture given by March' of Dimes chairman W. J. Starley for the room that raised the largest amount. Their contributions contri-butions totaled $37.50. Mrs. Dut-sons', Dut-sons', Mrs. Finlinson's, Mrs. Knight's and Miss Western's rooms were close contestants for the honor. hon-or. Mrs. Seegmiller's boys and girls carried on many and varied projects pro-jects which enabled them to raise the money. Children shined daddy's dad-dy's shoes, helped mother with the dishes, let the dentist pull "that loose tooth" and so on, all for the purpose of getting those extra dimes and nickles. On Friday the boys and girls each brought a mysterious looking look-ing package for the "Fishing Pond." Tickets were sold at 5c each and everyone fished until there were no more carp, suckers or bass left. Mr. and Mrs. Starley came to the school Friday. The entire student body met in the auditorium and Mr. Siarley presented the picture to the first grade. They in turn presented it to Miss Western and the school. The total amount raised by the Delta Elementary School was $292. 53. Congratulations to the boys and girls of the school for a splendid job well done. Dates Scheduled To Obtain 1S55 License Plates Lynndyl Friday Forenoon February' 4th Ijeamington Friday Afternoon February Feb-ruary 4th Hulden Tuesday Forenoon February Febru-ary Sth Scipio Tuesday Afternoon February Febru-ary 8th Delta Thursday All Day Feb. 10 Delta Monday All Day Feb. 14 Delta Thursday All Day Feb. 17 Delta Thursday Afternoon Feb. 24 Hinckley Saturday Forenoon Feb.12 Sutherland Saturday Afternoon February 12th Oasis Tuesday Forenoon February ljth Deseret Tuesday Afternoon Feb ruary 15th Meadow Monday Forenoon Feb ruary 21st Kanosh Monday Afternoon February Feb-ruary 21st Oak City Thursday Forenoon February Feb-ruary 24th Please bring your 19j4 Tax No tice showing where you wish the car attached. Sherman and Donna Sheriff little it Lehi. are announcing the arrival of a baby boy Jan. 22. Grandpar ents are Mr. and Mrs. Fera Little, Delta, and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Sher- ff, Lynndyl.