WEATHER VIEW la Fair and Warmer Snowfall March 21 made .15 in. precipitation at Deseret 6 inches at Oak City Spring Buds Were Nipped Rulon Dutson is chosen Conservation Farmer -1956 Give Polio Shots April 18 May 16 Jaycee Wives Slate fashion Show April 10 Volume 47 Number 38 Thursday, March 28, 1957 Single Copy 10 cents Delta, Utah $3.50 A Year in Advance Lament Bennett Heads SUT Assn. LAMONT BENNETT Lamont L. Bennett, superintendent superinten-dent of Sevier District Schools is the new president of the Southern Utah Teachers Assn. He was elected elect-ed at the association's annual convention con-vention which closed Saturday at Richfield. Mr. Bennett succeeds Dean J. Isbell, Richfield High School, who automatically becomes second vice president. Other officers are Richard Bell, principal of Fillmore Elementary School, first vice president; Merlin Christensen, Delta Junior High School and Clair Erickson, Ephraim Junior High School, members of the board of directors. The new board members replace Garth Beacham, Monroe, and D. A. Allred, Delta High School. Holdover Hold-over board members are Don Knight,- Cedar City, and Joseph Foy, Panguitch. Next year's annual SUTA convention con-vention will be. held at Snow College, Col-lege, Ephrain. Emergency Feed Dead Line The local office of the Farmers Home Administration has been advised ad-vised that the dead line for approving appro-ving applications under the Emergency Emer-gency Feed Program is March 29, 1957. Golden Wedding Party Friday At Sugarville Mr. and Mrs. Isaac H. Losee, residents since 1912, will be honored honor-ed at a party Friday night, March 29, in the Sugarville Ward recreation recrea-tion hall, at 8 p. m. The occasion will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary, and their many friends are cordially invited to attend. The couple requests re-quests no gifts, please, With them for the happy event will be their sons and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Losee, Mr. and Mrs. Lorin Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Losee, Mr and Mrs. Eugene Losee, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Losee and Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Losee, of Delta, and Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Carnell of Salt Lake City, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smith, of, Dugway. Open New Class Thursday to Sew A new class in practical sewinf commences Thursday at 7 p. m., s' Delta High School, with Mrs. Mar genne Rowley, instructor, on the Adult Education program. The course will be ten weeks with two-hour class each Thursday night. The first half of the timr will be a demonstration, and the second hour will be spent sewing. Births This Week. To Lloyd and Luana Nelsor Warner. Delta, a boy, 6 lbs. 14 oz., March 25. Mrs. Nina M. Watts was a medical medi-cal patient at Delta hospital Saturday Satur-day to Wednesday. Carl Bennett was at the DeltF hospital Tuesday overnight foi medical care. Deon Gillen, Oasis, had surgery at the Delta hospital Saturday. Gold and Green Ball Saturday Leamington Gold and Green Ball is an event Saturday night, March 30. and everyone is cordially invited in-vited to attend. The theme and decorations portray por-tray M.I.A. as a valley of hope and peace, and a festival in the valley forms the floor show, at 10:30 p.m. The stake orchestra will furnish the dance music. Masquerade Hall At ISaker Friday "Masquerade Ball", sponsored by the Mt. Wheeler Whirlers square dance club, will be held Friday night, March 29, at the Baker Hall, Baker, Nevada. Everyone is cordially invited to be there. Tickets will be fifty cents per person, and there will ba a door prize and best costume prize. Of Local Interest Mr. and Mrs. M. Ward Moody and Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Moody were In San Francisco last week and had their first experience with an earthquake, when th e temblors shook the city. E. L. Moody said he and his wife were in their ear when he first noticed the car shaking, so much that he peered around to see who was jumping on the rear bumper.. They and Ward Moody returned to Delta Sunday, and Inez Moody remained for a longer visit with her daughter and husband Olive and Ross Esplin, at Albany. Mrs. George (Sarah) Church celebrated her 71st birthday on Tuesday, and was honored at a family dinner Tuesday evening at the home of her son, Wallace Church. Present were all of her family here, Mrs. Deona Black, Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Finlinson, Mr. and Mrs. Lathel Callister, Mr. and Mrs. Ned Church, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Church, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Church, and husband, George N. Church. The sons not home, George, at Salt Lake City, Dwight, Tonopah, Nev., Ray, Los Angeles, and Jim, San Francisco, all sent greetings to their mother. Visitors lately at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bishop have been their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Aldus Chappell and family, fam-ily, from Logan, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Vir-gil Hilton, from Clearfield, and Mr. and Mrs. John Koiter, from Vernal. The Koiters were making a trip by car to St. George and California and will return to Denver, to visit their daughter, Mary Hopkins. Mrs. Koiter was in good health, although al-though she is in a wheel chair while the leg broken in an accident acci-dent last year is mending. Mr and Mrs. Rulon Callister and daughter Janet were weekend visitors visi-tors in Salt Lake City. Hew Leamington i -,. ' t 7 ' X--. i ' i k t Leamington Ward sustained a new bishopric recently, when the jvard was reorganized Sunday, Tebruary 17, by June W. Black, president of Deseret Stake. The new ward leaders, shown jere, are Glen Harder, first coun- j I - V f Ready Costumes N f - , , , J I - - ' . i . f - ' t " ' I 1 - , V .. . , -ri : , ;:'; V '; Costumes are being cut and made by mothers of Delta Junior High School girls for the annual dance review Friday, April 12, in Palomar. Dances for the review will in JUNIOH HIGH NEWS Jr. High Dance Review The Physical Education Departments Depart-ments of the Delia Jr. High School are presenting their annual danc review on April 12, 1957. This review re-view will be held in the Palomai Hall and .will 'begin at 7:30 p. m. It promises to be one and one-half hours of excellent entertainment so keep this date in mind, ; Dances .are being composed by students of the Delta High School Modern Dance Class. The students in this class are: Jean Ogden, Carol Ann Morrison, Judy Bishop, Lynda Mills, and Varla Owens. There will be couple dances presented by the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. The ninth grade girls' dances are being composed by Ju'.ie Chesley, Joalyn Stapley, Caryl Bishop, Sharon Hardy, Jill Tippetts, and Karen Roberts. Kathlyn Nielson, Margaree Owens, Ow-ens, Dwight Cluff, and Darrell Ross will take everyone on a trip to the Never-Never Land. The following people are in charge of props: Mr, Cluff, Mr, Floyd, Mr. Jacobson, Advertisements: Mr. Pratt, Mr. Robins; Narration and Narrator: Ladd Black; Programs: Gay Ogden, Darlene Fullmer; Lighting: Bryce Billings. Fire Tlireatens Elome Saturday Fire threatened the home of Mrs. . T. Twitchell, 459 West 4 South, Delta, Saturday morning. The blaze apparently started about the chimney flue in the kitchen, and was burning the ceil ing when discovered. Mrs. Twitchell was unaware that her home was on fire until her daughter, Mrs. Bessie Webb, arrived ar-rived and found smoke and flames. The Delta Volunteer Fire Department Depart-ment was called at 10:30 a. m., and had the fire out before much damage was done. Word Bishopric I t i - i ... - ... . . , Photo by Wanda Beckwith j selor, front left, and Richard Niel- i son, bishop, at right. Standing, left, Burton Hansen, clerk, and Welby i Lovell, second counselor. - I for Dance Revue by clude moder dance, composed by Delta High School students, couple dances by the 7th, 8th, and 9th graders, and specialties. The Physical Education Departments Depart-ments of the Delta Jr. High School, Services Held For Infant Girl March 25th Funeral services for the infant daughter of Bob and Donna Faye Sampson Oppenheimer were conducted con-ducted Monday at 1 p.m. at the Nickle mortuary. The baby girl died shortly after birth Sunday, at the Delta hospital. Survivors are the parents, grandparents, grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs, George Sampson, Sam-pson, Delta, and Mrs, Mildred Oppenheimer, Op-penheimer, Kanosh. Theodore Vhitaker, bishop of Kanosh LDS Ward was in charge of the services. "In the Garden" was sung by Deona Black and Margaret Callister, with Thelma Black as accompanist. The opening open-ing . prayer was by Bishop Harold Jensen, Sugarville Ward. Speakers were Austin Johnson and Bishop Whitaker. Mrs. Black and Mrs. Callister sang "Sometime "Some-time We'll Understand." Gerald Sampson gave the closing prayer. Burial was in the Delta cemetery ceme-tery and the grave was dedicated by William Turner, Kanosh. Friends and members of the fam lly from out of town who attended attend-ed the services were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd George, Mr. and Mrs. Adria Ahlstrom, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Watts Mr. and Mrs. Bill Turner, Bishop Ted Whitaker and Boyd Watts, Kanosh, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Samp son Salt Lake City, Mrs. Helen And erson, Kearns ,Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Sampson and Mrs. Geneal Bean Mldvale. Collect Cash For Heart Fand The sum of $521.89 was collected collec-ted in the recent drive for the 1957 Heart Fund. Delta Lady Lions, Mrs. Donna F. Sorenson, president, were in charge of the local campaign, and thank all the workers who assisted and made the house to house calls, and those who gave so generously. Delta F. F. A. News Wednesday. March 20, the Delta FFA held their regular monthly meeting -and the following boys were installed as officers for the coming year. Howard Clayton as resident; Elwin Johnson, vice president; pre-sident; Dean Baker, secretary; Paul Peterson as treasurer; Gary nnllicfpr ronnrtpr' T?alrh Nichols J historian, and Carl Webb, Sentinel I The film, "Times A Waiting" was shown for the balance of the meeting. Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.. Warren Cook, State Sentinel, will be here to meet with officers and go over the chapter records which will be entered in the State Convention Record Book contest. On March 2S - 30th, Elwin Johnson John-son and Howard Clayton will at- i tend the State FFA Convention in ' in Salt Lake as official delegates; fijerald Finlinson and Robin Hales 1 1 will attend as State Farmer Can- didates; and Cuman Cropper, Dean I Baker, Jay May, and Stephen Pear- son will accompany the group, janiCe Western and Judy Petty wm be present "for the Sweetheart Contest and banquet on Saturday afternoon and evening. Jr. High School Photo by Wanda Beckwlth directed by Miss Shirley Bowman, aided by Douglas V. Allred, are In charge of the review. Sister Named as Mother of Year Twelve women, chosen from 12 districts throughout the state, are candidates for the title of Utah Mother of the Year, and one will represent the state in the Ameri can Mother of the Year selection in New York City, Mrs. Geneva Black Stout, of Moab. is one of the twelve final ists, chosen from the Eastern District. She Is the wife of Emerald V7 Stout, Moab teacher and fruit grower, and is a sister of June W. Black, of Delta. Mrs. Stout Is a mother of six children, outstanding church worker, wor-ker, accomplished soloist, and chorus director as well as organist. She has been active in 4-H Club work, P.T.A., scouting, and other community projects. She is president of the stake Primary at Moab, has a daughter who has fulfilled an L.D.S. mission, and has a son serving a mission at this time. Insect Control Topic of Meet Control of insects in home and garden will be discussed by Dr. George S. Knowlton, Extension en-tnmnWist en-tnmnWist Fridav evening at the meeting for garriners in the Delta Seminary. The meeting is the third one to be held here as a short course on beautification of home grounds, conducted by the Extension Service Ser-vice and Utah Associated Garden Clubs for west Millard. Dr. Knowlton will talk on plant diseases also and how to maintain a strong and healthy flower garden. gar-den. Form 4-H Club For Tractor Maintenance Twelve 4-H club members and v,oii. nnrent attended an organ izational meeting of the Tractor Maintenance 4-H Club Wednesday evening, March 20. in the Farmers Supply Company's showroom. xTmhor! of the club will learn how to care for tractors and other machinery of Alfred Lake ana o,m ttrmwirk. Mr. Lake recently xttended the 4-H leaders tractor orogram training meetings at Beaver, Bea-ver, Utah. Safety in the operation and main enance of tractors was demonstrated demon-strated by films and discussions. n- nevt meetir.s will be held at the same place Wednesday April 3 at 8 p. m. The subject of discussion will be 'What Makes An Engine Run". Members of the newly formed prnup are as follows: Lyndon Callister. Cal-lister. president; Harvey Ross, vice president; Allen Ogden. secretary-treasurer; secretary-treasurer; Stanley Moulton, reporter- Allen Earney, Gayle Bunker. Newman Callister, Gary Barney. Lonnie Hales, Kay Moody,. Scott Nickle J. Ward Spendlove, Dave Stanworth. Ronald Webb and Richard Rich-ard Warnick. Yard Tucker, who has been at the Holy Cross hospital in Salt Lake City ten days for medical care, returned to Delta Monday. SS Conservatlem r3S"SH Rulon Dutson, Leamington, Utah, was chosen the Conservation Farmer Far-mer of the year 1956 in the Millard County Soil Conservation District by the Millard SCD Program Committee, Com-mittee, consisting of Spencer Niel-son, Niel-son, Clead N'ielson, and John M. N'ie'son. Mr. Dutson, a long-time farmer at Leamington, has devoted much of h'.s life to improving his farm lands, his home, and. his farm buildings. He signed a cooperative agreement with the Millard Soil Conservation District in June 1951. Delta Elenu VTA Meets April 3 Dolta Elementary School Parents Teachers Assn. will meet Wednesday, Wednes-day, April 3, at 7 p. m. In the school auditorium. A program on safety for school children will be given, and a short skit will be presented. WMRC Sponsors Dance April 6 West Millard Riding Club wishes fo remind everyone that they will -ponsor another dance at the Woodrow Hall on Saturday night, April 6. A western string orchestra will !urnish the music and a good time is guaranteed all. Square Dance Saturday Night The square dancers invite everyone every-one to join them Saturday night at Oasis Ward recreation hall for a lively evening of square dancing. DELTA HIGH S C MI O O L NEWS CALtNDAH Ot AtllVllltS Music Festival Friday the 29th at Milford F.F.A. State Convention 29 -30th Junior Prom April 19th C.S.U. Assembly C.S.U. brought their traveling assembly to Delta High School on Thursday, March 21st Pinky Lee was master of ceremonies. cere-monies. A trio in which Chloeen Callister sang, sang three different songs. A group of girls presented two dances, and a boy and girl also danced. There were three male vocal solos and a skit. Everyone enjoyed the assembly, and DHS has invited them to come back again. KSVC Tolent Show Radio Station, KSVC, held a talent tal-ent show, Thursday, March 21st on which any of the students of Delta High School could participate. Many students responded, and a very good program was presented It was rebroadcast Friday from 2:30 to 3:30 and again Saturday from 3:00 to 4:00 p. m. The program consisted of the following: an accordion solo, Diane Di-ane Hanifin; solo, Mario Sagers; an accordion solo, Kennith Morten-sen; Morten-sen; a trio, Carol Morrison, Judy Bishop, and Nedra Fullmer; a quartet, quar-tet, Lorene Black, Judy Bishop, Carol Morrison and Kay Bassett; saxaphone duet, tarland Richard son and Owen Gonder; Linda Walker, Wal-ker, piano solo; Larry Bake played his guitar and sang; Phill Bennett, a solo; and Rebecca Bake, a reading. read-ing. All the numbers were exceptionally exception-ally good, but of course there could only be three winners. First place went to Larry Eake, second place went to Kenneth Mortenson, and third place to Nedra Fullmer, Carol Morrison, and Judy Bishop. The three top place winners received re-ceived $5.00 in cash as their prize. Delta can be proud of the cooperation co-operation of the students, and their fine talent. Win Honors at Speech Meet Friday and Saturday, March 22 nd 23, nineteen students from Delta H'gh School attended the eion Six Speech and Drama Fes-'ival Fes-'ival at St. George. Students were entered in debate, oratory, humorous humor-ous readings, dramatic readings, pantomme, and radio speech. Six students won top honors in I a large tiela 01 compeuuon ana my .Morrison ana ui.iii uc-will uc-will attend the State Forsenic and bate; Ronald Morr.s and Diane Drama Festivals to be held in Cluff. pantomine; Mary Warnick April. : These students and the divisions they will be entered in are: Doro- Chosen Mr. Dutson's farm consists of 113 acres of Irrigated crop land and 149 acres of range land. With technical and farm planning plan-ning assistance from the Soil Conservation Con-servation Service, Rulon prepared a conservation plan for his farm which called for the installation of the following practices on his lands: land leveling, relocation of field ditches, small irrigation structures, struc-tures, rodent control, improved water application, irrigation water management, noxious wend control, con-trol, conservation crop rotation, and fertilizing. He also planned to reseed some of his ran;;e land and to properly manage all of it. Since the agreement was signed, Mr. Dutson has leveled 59.7 acres of land, built 3,185 linear feet of ditches, constructed or installed 52 irrigation structures, built 973 feet of pipe line for stock water, seeded 5 acres to pasture, constructed 100 linear feet of diversion dike, followed a very good crop rotation, fertilized his farm land to keep it in high production, and applied his irrigation water so as to obtain the proper amount of water for his crops without wasting any irrigation ir-rigation water. Mr. Dutson's activities on his farm have 'been expfriniental and scientific. He has conducted ex-perl ments to determine proper amounts am-ounts of different kinds of fertilizers fertili-zers to apply for maximum yields under his specific conditions. He has used an experimental approach appro-ach in determining l ow to use his irrigation water mn:t efficiently. One of the outstanding enterprises enter-prises on his farm is his beef feeding feed-ing project. He feeds all of the crops produced on the farm to livestock live-stock and returns the manure to the land to maintain or build the fertility of the soil. He has an efficient beef feeding setup which consists of cinder to' :ck sheds, excellent ex-cellent concrete fr 'ding troughs and mangers. Water is piped to the Cattle and is available at all times. Mr. Dutson takes an interest in his neighbors, and has discussed the conservation proTram with many farmers in tv3 District. All of the buildings on his farm are attractively built end have high utility value, and a e well maintained. main-tained. Congratulations, R.ilon, on heing Millard County Soil Conservation District's outstanding conservation farmer In 1956. Ileltaei Wicifi Did On New He 'ssjcjI Bids on a new two-teacher school at Garrison were o. "w i recently in the Millard Schoo' District office at Fillmore, and Dar t! L. Hansen, Delta, was awarded for $34,250. Estimated time f is 130 calendar days, a modern structure v, heating and genernti Woods a:ul Woo . Ci'y, was the arch Three other contract bids along with Mr. the contract r completion Fl'ins call for it'i automatic ; equipment. :. Fnlt Lake ectural firm, its : ubmitted K .r.- :!. Mrs. Otis Corbet t returned to Delta this week from a visit of two weeks in Les Ang ies with her aunt, Mrs. Louie Rest. and Dorothy Morrison, in raaio speech; and Bryce L:i.:n5, oratory, W'