Precipitation at Deseret was .63 inch Mcrch 3 - more since Delta Totalled .4 inch in1 rainy sessions Z7 Give to the Red Croc, in March 4-H Club Week March 2 - 9 Across Nation Volume 47 Number 35 - Thursday, March 7, 1957 Single Copy 10 cents Delta, Utah $3.50 A Year in Advance t t.,;.-,: , Train and Track Go Differenf Vays , Delta Plays Cedar Fri Night at Beaver r. -"Wvi V-' i S I p J I I MRS, MOLLIE Early Deltan Dies in California; Rites Held in Delta on Tuesday Mrs. Mary Ann (Mollie) Jacobs, 91, died Thursday, Feb. 28, in Torrance, Cal., of causes incident to age. She was one of Delta's early settlers, and of late years nad been spending winter months in California. She was born Oct. 9. 1865, at i Beaver, a daughter of David and Eliza Limb Law. She was married to Seth E. J-cobs July 24, 1888, at Beaver, and later in the St. George LDS Temple. The couple lived in Torrey and Panguitch before moving to Delta in 1908 to help settle the new farming country. Mr. Jacobs died in 1944. Survivors are three sons and a daughter, Chess Jacobs, Ogden; Vern Jacobs. Burbank. Cat.; David Jacobs, and Mrs. Armileen Lee, of Torrance, Cal.; 23 grandchildren, 45 greatgrandchildren-, one great-t'.L-at-grandchild; two sisters. - Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 1 p. m. in Delta Third Ward by Eishop E. D. Harris. Prelude and postlude music was played by Sharon Rawlinson, and the opening prayer was by Le Grand Law. Elden Sorenson sang "In The Garden", accompanied by Margaret Gardner. Speakers were Bishop Harris and Clyde Maxfield, who paid tribute to Mrs. Jacobs as a devoted wife and mother, good friend and neigh bor. Her long years had been filled with valued service to her family and her community. Ward Moody sang "Going Home" accompanied by Miss Gardner. The closing prayer was by Frank Law. Burial was in the Delta cemetery. under direction of Nickle mortuary. Sterling Bennion dedicated the grave. Pallbearers were Seth Jacobs, Mark Pewtress, Bobbie Jacobs, Eddie Lee, Dennis Russell and Dennis Den-nis Chamberlain, grandsons and greatgrandsons of Mrs. Jacobs. Glen Jcf fery Is Now in Germany Landstuhl, Germany (AHTNO Army Pvt Glen E. Jeffery, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Orvil F. Jeffery, Delta, recently arrived in Germany for duty with- the 46th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. Jeffery, a medic, was last stationed stat-ioned at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The 1956 Delta High School graduate entered "the Army in August and completed basic training train-ing at Fort Hood, Texas. Last week Harry Crane had a visit from his nephew and wile, Mr. and Mrs. Lee, of Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. Lee trucks from coast to coast, and Mr. Crane said he drove the biggest deisel true tractor ever seen on Delta streets. Mr. Lee noted quite a growth in Delta since he was here before, 20 years ago. JACOBS .ir- . i To Report Mission CLAR Elder Clare Bishop, son of Mr. and Mrs. Heber Bishop of Hinckley, returned home Feb. 25, from the Southwest Indian Mission, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints He was released Feb. 22, two years service, the last as district president. after . year Elder Bishop will make his report re-port Sunday in Hinckley Ward, at 7:30 p. m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. Open House on 83rd Birthday Mrs. Eliza Western Cropper will celebrate her 83rd birthday Sunday, Sun-day, March 10, and will be honored I I ;; i X , ' i II. ... .,,..:, E BISHOP I Deseret. Friends are invited to calli"IS ll taSpCr between 2 and 6 p. m. Mrs, Cropper was born in Rose Valley, Lincoln County, Nevada, and came to Deseret as a child with her parents, Samuel and Sarah Anne Wood Western. She was married to Lloyd Cropper, Crop-per, and they, were parents of eight children, of whom four are now living. Mr. Cropper ? died in 1944. Mrs. Cropper's life has been fill ed with loving service to her fam ily, friends and neighbors. Congrat ulations and best wishes from a wide circle of friends are extended to her on her birthday. With her Sunday for open house will be her sons and daughters, Mrs. Vilate Maxfield, Mrs. Rachel Cahoon, Melvin (Matt) Cropper, and Lester Cropper, all of Deseret, and their families, and the niece, Mrs. Max (Evelyn) Robison, Delta, , and granddaughter. Mrs. Newell (Venice) Knight, Jshe raised. Deseret, whom In Opening Game Tickets Are on During the past week things lave straightened out in the bas- I etball picture, and the situation ' is becoming a little clearer. Friday night, March 1, Delta ventured to Millard where they clipped the Eagles' wings with i 56-42 victory. Cole again led the babbits to their win by dunking ) from the field and 2 from the foul line for a total of 20 points. Barben followed with 12. While the Rabbits were beating Millard, Parowan was stretching Us win streak to 7' straight by beating the Milford Tigers. FINAL TEAM STANDINGS Team . W L Ptc. Parowan 7 1 .875 leaver 5 3 .625 Delta 5 3 .625 Milford : 3 5 .375 Millard - 0 8 .000 , Beaver beat Delta In the play- off Monday night at Fillmore 51-50 to take second place. With Delta and Beaver ending 'he Season in a tied position they clayed a tie-off game last Monday -it Fillmore to decide which team and . what floor the region 10 tournament would be played on. Delta lost in the final seconds 51-50 51-50 and will be . the third place team from ,the Millard Division. Beaver, by virtue of their victory, will be hosts to the two-night tourney.. , . During the same night (Monday) (Mon-day) Dixie beat Cedar City '41-38 to enter the state Class B Tournament, Tourna-ment, and Cedar will be second place team in the Dixie Division. Hurricane is third. Leo Ekins was high point man for Delta in the game with a total of 21 points. He was followed by Steele and Cole with 8 each. FRIDAY'S GAMES Delta will open the tournament by playing Cedar City, with the game beginning at 7:30 p. m. on the Beaver court. Beaver will take on Hurricane in the second game. The loser? of the games the first night will not enter the tournament the second night. The winners of Friday's fairies wi'l play Saturday night in the last game (9 n. m.) with the winner getting a berth in the Class B Tournament to be held in Provo March 13 thru 16. Parowan and Dixie will play in the first game Saturday beginning at 7:30 to decide which team is first in Region 10. Both are in the state meet by virtue of winning their respective divisions. Ticket Information The ticket situation is going to be a little complicated for the I meet on account of space in the i Beaver gym. According to Principal Allred at , DHS there will be 175 tickets on rvlta anA will nnt he 1 i..1V I V. 1UI V L uw ..... - - ' sold to anyone else. Delta will buy their Tickets at Beaver between 6:15 and 7:15. After 7:15 all un sold tickets for Delta will then be sold to the public. Tickets will be 75 cents each. After the Delta- Cedar game the hall will be clear ed, and Beaver and Hurricane fans will enter the halL Only if there are any seats left after the Beaver-Hurricane Beaver-Hurricane game starts will Delta or Cedar fans be admitted. Tickets will not be sold or held at the Delta High SchooL Former Deltan Frank L. Byron, 85, Deltan for many years and former owner of the Gem Cafe, died Feb. 24 at Casper, Wyoming.'Vhere he had resided since leaving Delta ten years or so ago. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Chesley had word of Mr. Byron's death from his son Billie, . in whose home Mr. Byron had an apartment irviroc upra rAnditrtwl Feb. 28 at Casper, and burial was in thec"Ption of their experiences to cemetery there. Births This Week To Phil and Muriel Jensen Lar-sen, Lar-sen, Delta RFD, a girl, 8 lbs., on March 2. I To Heber and Fern Nielson Tip- petts. Delta RFD, a boy, 7 lbs. 6 oz., March 3. To Ralph and Eda Peterson Christensen, Oak City, a girl, 7 lbs.1 man's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mor-1 Mor-1 8 oz., March 4. gan May, at Sutherland, of Region 10 Play Sale at Beaver Kiwanis Slate Annual Talent Show April 5 Kiwanis of Delta and West Millard Mill-ard are sponsoring their annual Talent Show Friday, April 5, at Delta. Anyone wanting to compete in the show may register at Tri-state Lumber Co., Thorpe Waddingham's office, or Delta Cafe. There will be two divisions in the show, Junior, up to 12 years of age, and Senior, 12 years and older. First place winners from last year are ineligible to compete this year. Schools Schedule Spring Vacation March 14 & 15 Millard County schools will be closed for a spring vacation on Thursday, March 14, and Friday, March 15. This is the first year a spring vacation has been included in the school calendar. The purpose of the vacation, according to Sup't. Golden P. Wright, is to provide a period when parents may schedule doctor and dental appointments, make 'family trips, attend the Class B - basketball tournament, and engage in other miscellaneous activities, without interference with regular school attendance. Parents are urged to utilize this neriod for the purposes listed above in order that the school attendance at-tendance of their students ', may otherwise be regular. . 1 List 1 957 Soil ISank Programs The final date for signing Con-ervation Con-ervation Reserve Contract under the Soil Bank Program has been extended from March 15th to April 5. 1957. Farmers who plan on entering into a Conservation Reserve Re-serve Contract must make their request prior to that date. Under the Acreage Reserve Program, Pro-gram, farmers who have under-Dlanted under-Dlanted their allotment and who have planted spring wheat in the vears 1954 through 1956, have until March 8, 1957 in which to sign an agreement placing such acreage in the Soil Bank. Preserving Wheat History Farmers are advised that under the Wheat Allotment and Market !ng Quota Program that if they do not intend to plant their wheat allotment, or place the unplanted acres in the Soil Bank for 1957, or release the underplanted acres for redistribution, make a request to preserve acreage history by sign ing a form for this purpose which will be furnished at the Millard County ASC Office. Mont B. Robins, Manager Millard County ASC Office On Job Training For USAC Senior Logan Dale Workman, a graduate grad-uate of Delta High School is among eight senior accounting students at Utah State Agricultural Agricult-ural College who are under an on-the- job training program recently instituted at the college. Mr. Workman is serving his internship with Ernst and Ernst, national accounting and management manage-ment firm in Houston, Texas. Following Fol-lowing the completion of their internships at the end of winter quarter; the eight seniors will sub mit reports containing a full des Prof. V. D. Gardner and Prof. Lee Senquits, internal auditor at USAC, both of the division of business administration. The cooperating employers will submit appraisals of the effectiveness of their work and of their ability to work in effective harmony with associates. Dale's wife Darlene Workman, and their infant daughter Lynn?, were with him in Houston until last week, when they returned to Delta and are visiting Mrs. work ij f' 1 v - r I I" ff ' ' " ' ' lt ' , . .' - i u ' - . - t . This scene, taken Monday morning, morn-ing, shows the Union Pacific R. R. wrecker, from Milford, lining up the -scattered units, caboose-and cars, of the Fillmore-Delta local that rolled about our peaceful countryside Saturday afternoon when the "dinky" was returning to Delta from the Fillmore run. The cause of the mix-up is undetermined, un-determined, and is being investigated investi-gated by U. P. officials at this time. No one was hurt, but some faces were reddened, no doubt. The crew was reported flabbergasted flabber-gasted when they found the train bounding about, and no track. S It has been said that this was Jhe biggest little mess ever noted In the area, which covers wide territory. Two cars were toppled over besides the two at an angle shown on the picture. However, all is well and in running order since 2:30 a. m. Wednesday. Gold and Green Hall Saturday , Oasis Ward cordially invites the oublic to their annual Gold and Green Ball, scheduled on Saturday liight," March 9, in the new ward Hall in Oasis. Their theme is "Young Love", parried out effectively in program ind decorations for the event. Bud's Band will provide the lance music, and there will be a floor show. Mrs. Leah Mortensen had long iistance calls Sunday from her two sons, Pvt. Keith Mortensen, at Camp Carson, Colo., and Elder Craig Mortensen, in the Western States LDS Mission at Clovis, N. M., to wish her a happy birthday in March 4. Give, and give generously, the Red Cross in March. to Leonard Yodak Honored at Annual UCIA Meeting Honor came to Leonard Vodak of Delta, Friday, March 1, at the Utah State Agricultural College in the annual meeting of the Utah Crop Improvement Association where he was awarded a $200.00 check for the winning of the Better Seeds contest sponsored by the Utah Crop Improvement Assoc. One hundred dollars of this award was on the basis of winning the counties, the other hundred dollars on the basis of winning the State contest. Mr. Vodak operates a farm in the Delta area and has successfully grown certified seed during the 1956 season. Other people from Millard Cou nty at the meetings of the UCIA in Logan were Ward Moody, Crop Improvement representative from this district; Lloyd Warner, Crop Improvement Supervisor also lo cated in Delta; Alma Christensen, farmer; Leo Burraston, commercial i r . j 1. spray operator; w?onara vuuan.. and County Agent Rickenbach. A panel discussion was conduc ted on use of defoliants on small seeded crops by Mr. Rickenbach. Assisting him were Leo Burraston. : innarA VndAk. Vernal Willie, OI i Brifzham City and Wayne Larsen, of Box Elder county. This discussion discus-sion lasted one hour. Some pertinent pert-inent and valuable information was obtained by this discussion. ft it George F.Sims Died Feb. 27 of Pneumonia George Frederick Sims, 42, of Gandy, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, at a Salt Lake hospital of pneumonia. pneu-monia. Most of his life had been lived in west Millard, where hei ranched. Inst year he received wide publicity for the vast underground under-ground cavern he had discovered on his ranch and opened to the public. Mr. Sims was born July 8, 1914, at Murray, Utah, a son of George Gatch and Estella Snyder Sims. He married Velma Overstreet May 1939, at Fillmore, and they made their home at Gandy. Survivors are his widow, five daughters and one son, Ellen, Ver-na, Ver-na, Betty, Mary, Dorothy and Robert, Ro-bert, all of Gandy; his, mother, Mrs. Estella Rawlinson, Gandy; brothers and sisters, Oscar L. Sims, Henderson, Nev.; John Sims, Murray; Mur-ray; William H. Sims, Chula Vista, Cal.; Thomas E. Sims, Baker, Nev.; Philip A. Sims, Ely, Nev.; Mrs. Mabel E. Timm, Provo, and Mrs. Norma E. Bates, Gandy. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 2 p. m. in Delta Third Ward, by Bishop Merlin Terry, of Baker, Nev., ward. The opening prayer was by Howard Christensen, Christen-sen, of Bicknell, Utah. Music was by Mrs. Dean Bake, vocal solo, and Garrison Relief Society Singing Mothers, two hymns. Speakers were Golden Hyde, of Gandy, Tharol Larson, Delta, and Bishop Terry. They expressed the high regard held for Mr. Sims by all who knew him. He was a valued member of his community, honest and industrious, good friend and neighbor. The closing prayer was by Glen Van Tassell. Burial was in the Delta cemetery, under direction of Nickle mortuary. Dean Bake dedi-i cated the grave. Pallbearers were Lawrence Field BETTER SEED WINNER Leonard Vodak, Delta, (left), is , F. Stallings. Eden, association pre-presentei pre-presentei S200 check for winning swent (center). At right Is ITot. I35S Better Seed contest of Utah,D. C Tingey of Utah State Agri- Crop ImprOTement Association. Making presentation is ueorge Photo by Wanda Beckwitb Vin First Place In Essay Contest On Citizenship Judy Bishop of the Delta High School and Patsy Ann Pratt of the Delta Junior High School were first place winners in essay contests sponsored 'by the two American Legion Auxiliary Posts 117 and S3 of Delta. Miss Bishop is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Bishop of Delta, and Miss Pratt is the daughter daugh-ter of Mr. and Mrs. Dana R. Pratt of Hinckley. Other winners were Dixie Dutson second place winner in the high school, Karen Roberts second place winner in the junior high and and honorable mention to Barbara Bishop, Linda Walker and Jolinda Alldredge, of the senior high. The presentations were made at a special meeting held in Legion 89 hall Monday night. Cash awards were made to the winners by Mrs. Lucille Stephensen, president of 117, and Mrs. Elaine Shelton, president pre-sident of 89. The subject matter of the essays was "What It Means to be a Citizen." Citi-zen." Besides the cash awards of $5.00 a piece the winners also won the right to compete for regional honors. Mrs. Mildred L. Jensen of Richfield, Rich-field, was the guest speaker for the evening. The annual High Priests banquet will be held Thursday, March 7, at 7 p. m., in Deseret stake house, with a featured speaker on the program. Mrs. Otis Corbett left Delta on Wednesday for a visit of several weeks in California with her daughter daug-hter and family. ing, Joe Elldredge, Reed Turner. Max Robison, Kenneth Beck and 'Chad Soor. 5 V -" cultural College.