It's Springtime the Time
To Elan and Plant a Flower
Garden or Vegetable Garden It's also Clean-u- p Time
Mayo Begins Course
In Human Relations
Suzanne Adams To
Direct Dance Revue
Cadet Polly Made
Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky, Thursday Evening, April 28, 1955
Volume No. 48.
burg Post No. 5829 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
United States of America met
in regular session on April 4,
1955, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, and
WHEREAS, the Hoover
to reduce Veterans Administration hospital and medical
care for veterans and to limit
compensation for service con
nected disabilities for veter- answas presented at the said
Jenkins Music Groups Realignment of Posts
of Internal Revenue
Some ninety to one hund- Reports Wm. M. Gray
New Pastor Of
Church Of God
Rev. Ralph B. Wilder of
Suzanne will direct the An extension course in HuMr. William M. Gray, DisLynch, Kentucky is the new red pupils of the Jenkins High
West Point, New York
Dance Revue entitled, "Stais man Relations for Supervistrict Director of Internal RevPastor of The Church of God School are in Corbin this week
Cadet David W. Polly, son of of Tomorrow, to be sponsor ors Personnel was begun at
in Whitesburg, Ky. Rev. Wil- attending the. Southeastern enue, announced today a reMr. and Mrs. Lindsay Polly, ed Friday, May 13th by the j Wheelwright, April 18, by
Kentucky Music Festival. alignment of posts of duty in
der, wife Betty Ann, and
and tMayo State Vocational School,
Whitesburg, Kentucky, was Whitesburg
old son, Ralph Wayne Some sixteen bands and more Kentucky. This move is in
recently made coach of his Professional Woman's Club with an enrollment of 86 d
arrived from Henderson, Ky., than twenty choral groups furtherance of the reorgani- -j
Woman's Club for the'pervisory personnel from
j zation of the Internal Reveto begin their Pastoral duties will be participating in this
Cadet Polly, a first classman benefit of the Whitesburg land Steel Company.
here in Whitesburg. They festival. John Griffy, Direc- ' nue Service which has been
(Senior) at West Point, was Park. The performances will The course has as its objecinvite all friends and visitors tor of Music at Corbin High underway for some time, is
made coach by virtue of his be held at Whitesburg Grade
tive the promotion of better
to attend the services at The School, is Festival Manager in conformity with the genhaving played on the company School auditorium. The morn- working relationship between
r, eral plan proposed to
and is assisted by Clyde
Church of God.
an underclass ing production will begin at supervisors and other em- team during
Congress by National reprePrincipal of the
Rev. Wilder and his family
year and having taken a 9:30 and admission will be
sentatives of the Internal
are staying temporarily at the
course on the coaching tech- 15c for grades; 25c for High ployees. Thebeen members, into
Revenue Service, and is made
niques of cross country. His 01,1 rtlA ICn P. nlHr T'nO
home of his sister and brother-in-laThe Thursday program con- to give better basic service to
Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Post No. 5829, and,
squad consists of 10 men ana night performance will begin
sists of vocal music 'with pro- the taxpaying public.
H vfl nn
Dorsey on Madison St. in
are scheduled to run twelve
Participa- WHEREAS, the Hoover Whitesburg, until their furn- visions for solos and ensemble
Heretofore, taxpayers have
class Individual Class
meets this season. Should his 35c and 75c.
Commission's recommendation ishings arrive from their form- groups in the forenoon. Sev- frequently been required to
the most wins in of Hazard will participate in tion.
W. Maurice Baker, Lexing- to reduce hospital and medi- er home. Mr. Frank Dorsey is eral choral groups will per- contact several officers of
the twelve company regiment, the evening performance.
ton, Head Teacher Trainer of cal care, and compensation the Circulation Manager for form in the afternoon with the Internal Revenue Service
go on the Brigade fi
Very colorful and charactit will
- for veterans that have been
the major portion of the cho- when their problems were
nals of the Corps of Cadets
eristic styles of dancing will Trade and Industrial Educa- disabled
ral program coming at 7:00 such as could not be resolved
in service met with in Letcher County.
n be presented including Indian, 'tion, University of Kentucky
Polly is a participant ;..;
o'clock in the evening. Fri- by an officer located in the
Vine hppn SPOIirPfl 'DV tne scnooi the unanimous disapproval of
iiidiiv eAucfcuxiwuiiu atuvr tjauanese. lowijuv.
day's program consists " of field. Each of the new posts
said Whitesburg Post No.
to teach the course.
ties at the academy. He is
WHS Speech Class
instrumental music with solos of duty will be staffed by spe5829, and,
tive in the German Club and Jersey Bounce, Radio City
and ensemble groups perform-in- g cialists in every type of FedClub. He' precision,
television tech- - City Council Votes
the Weight-Liftin- g
THEREFORE, be it Re- Entertains Rotarians
in the morning and bands eration, thus enabling more
is the automotive officer in niques and modern boogie.
giving their annual program nearly complete service to
To Construct Sewage solved by the members5829 the Four' members of
the Ordnance Club, and in adTwo performers m the reof Whitesburg High School on Friday
Whitesburg Post No.
evening in the Coreach
dition, he sings in the Cadet vue, Kay Daniel and Jeanie Disposal Plant
the Veterans of Foreign Wars Speech Class, under the direc- bin High School Gymnasium. the public at plan office.will
Nolan will appear on the According to information re- that they go on record as de- tion of Mrs. W. B. Hall, prebe located as follows:
Prior to his appointment to Huntington television show on
Buildfrom Mayor Arthur nouncing and disapproving the sented to the Rotary Club on
the Academy by Representa-lMa- v
lhth at 12:00 n.m. CST. ceived at a called meeting on recommendation of the Hoover Tuesday, April 26th, a very
Chorus rehearse ASHLAND Federal
ing, 1645 Winchester Avenue
Coun-trT..- i, Commission.
entertaining and informative on Thursday and Friday from (Post Office Box No. 210).
o f the Whitesburg Ballet Corps .'Tuesday night the City
1:00 to 3:00 P. M., with the
- Be it further resolved that program.
!cil voted to construct a modCeni- tdvm
offQ v u
final program to be given on BOWLING GREEN State
plant loi a copy of this resolution be
tral Building, 1033
State College and ut th SmitWtern Kfintiic on sewage disposal
After being introduced by Saturday in the Corbin High
was graduated form Whites- ky Music Festival. This year the city of Whitesburg. Maur spread at large on the record program chairman, Dr. B. C. School Gymnasium at 2:00 Street.
burg High School.
they will perform on Friday ice Miller, specialasked to give book of the Whitesburg Post Bach, Mrs. 'Hall cleverly pre- P. M. All bands will parti- COVINGTON U. S. Post
No. 5829, a copy be sent to
the city has been
At present, he holds the
speaker, Miss cipate in a parade at 10:00 Office & Court House Bldg.,
definite figures of the cost of Kentucky Senators, Honorable sented the first who did a
rank of Cadet Sergeant.
on Saturday afternoon at
A. M.. Saturday- - Adjudica- fice and Scott 105). (Post
Alben W. Barkley, Honorable Roberta Jenkins,
mg the past athletic seasons, i:oo pan. in the Corbin Gym
humorous monologue, "Mandy tors for the festival are:
he was a member of the West Their performance wiU again cordng to the Mayor, toward Earle C Clements, and Hon- Goes To A Wedding".
Conorable Carl D. Perkins,
Point Wrestling Team.
be televised during the Finale hospital, now well
Following Roberta's speech Steere, Donald Ivey, Russell Adams, Craft, Webb
m gressman of Kentucky, SevenUpon his graduation in June on Saturday afternoon.
Six completion, wiU participate
was an oratorical declamation, Aukerman, 'Comer
1955, Cadet Polly will re members of the WWtesburg this project to the equivalent th District, all of Washington. "The Defense of the Negro"; Ernest Lyon, William Tanvat-- Reunion Com.
I At a meetine held at the
about $60,000. Thus the D. C.
ceive a Bachelor of Science anrl TTnarH Hnllp urn"!! martini. of
done by Harold D. Cook.
er and Mrs. Lois Adams Mil- Daniel Boone Hotel last Sat-"- '
Degree and be commissioned (pate. The public is invited to need for early approvement of
ler. The festival conductors
, enterproject. The cost of the
Congress of the
Charles Day then
a aecona ueutenanx in xns. attend these periormances,
are Robert Chenoweth, At- jurday the following permanto
House of Representatives
tained the Club with a clever lanta. Georgia and Edward ent committees was electee
The clubs ask your cooper- - plant to the
Washington, D. C.
carry out plans for the Adams,
reading, "A Henpecked Coon". Hamilton, Knoxville, Tenn.
ation m helping in every pos-I- J
April 11, 1955
Craft, Webb reunion to be
In Negro costume and dialect,
sible way to raise enough
of cigarettes daily,
The Jenkins instrumental held at a later date: Chair
he portrayed well the part of
funds from this performance .Pother special meeting of the Whitesburg Post No. 5829
music is under the direction man, Ben A. Adams, Flema henpecked man.
to buy playground equipment
u d Qon to Veterans of Foreign Wars
Bert C. Bach was ably in- of Andrew Jackson McCarty, ing; David A. Kincer, Dave L.
for our new park. It is a pro- t h e Whitesburg, Ky.
troduced as the last speaker Jr., while the vocal group is Craft, Dock Webb, Mrs. tt. a.
O. C. James, valedictorian ject m which everyone is
on the program and he pre- under the direction of C. V. Adams, Mayking; Burdine
' and ,at Gentlemen:
of the graduating class at terested and one in which we,uu 'f " ti .
I am in receipt of the reso- sented his speech on the Snapp, Superintendent of Jen- Webb. Sergent: Frazier
High School, 'all must help. Tickets
u as I
lution adopted by your Post ' 'Foundation
Program for kins Schools who is also Pres- Adams, Dean of Lee's Col
has been given the Annual now on sale, ads are being!8
on April 4th concerning the Schools. This was the speech ident of the Southeastern lege: Wardie Craft, Van, Ky.;
Award of the Reader's Digest sold. We will appreciate yourjtne
This plant has long been recommendations of the Hoov- which won third place in the Kentucky Music Association. Hillard Kincer, Neon, Ky.;
for students who cooperation.
er Commission in connection Regional Public Speaking
All musicians and interest- Fred Kincer, Cromona, Fiby their successful school) We wish to thank Suzanne needed fo tns
to!tein now in "seis anSat with Veterans Hospitals and Contest and first place in the ed persons in and around nance Committee; Bill Adams,
promise of attain-'fo- r
her generous assistance
a medical care for veterans.
Letcher County School Ach- Jenkins, Whitesburg, Neon Dave L. Craft, Alfred Adams,
ing leadership in the com-.heus in our Communitv.and ?an no lon&T sY.e.
I appreciated receiving your ievement Day.
'growing town like wnitesmnnitv if ,.rac onnfiiinr.fvi tr UIUICI.L.
and other n,earby points are Ed Kincer Program committee
views very much, ana you
Mrs. Hall concluded the urged to attend as much of Bill Adams, D. B. Franklin,
aay oy jason TTtl
xioiorooK, prin-- , ,Mrs Adams has been teach. burg.
may rest assured that I will program by speaking briefly the program as possible. Cer- Mrs. C. B. Adams. M. L.
a!r"n James will receive an, ing and directing colorful re- - Party Given Honoring
certainly always vote to pro to the Club about the educa- - tainly many of the people of Webb.
dtals for the
t fiye ars W. C. Dixon
tect the interests oi the vet- tion of our youth today and this area ought to journey to A meeting is set for Sunhonorary subscription to the in whitesburg and in sur.
Mr. W. C. Dixon df Hazard erans on every opportunity quoting the following from Corbin on Saturday for the day, May 1st at 3:00 o'clock
Reader's Digest for one year roundin citis she has stud.
guest at a afforded me.
Harold O. McLain:
parade at 10:00 o'clock and (CST) at the Mayking Reganri pn pnpmvpd
the past two summers in was an honored
"Boys and girls are men the
Concert at ular Baptist Church to fur
.Editors "in recogni- New York and has attended reception given for him at the
With best regards,
and women in cocoon. You 2:00 P. M.
ther the plans.
tion of past accomplishment the International Dance Con- home' of Mrs. I. N. Lewis on
md in anticipation of unusual ventions there. This summer Sunday, April 24th. Those
Carl D. Perkins (Signed) do not know what they are
sroinir to become. Their lives WOMAN'S CLUB SPONSORS FOOD
achievement to come."
she will study in Hollywood in attendance included
are big with many possibiliThe Reader's Digest Assoc- and attend the Dancers In- Fitzwater of Richmond, Ind.;
United States Senate
ties. They may make or un- SERVICE, TOURISTS COURTESY
iation has presented these ternational Convention.
I.r. and Mrs. Arthur Dixon,
Committee of Finance
Hib- make kings, change boundary SCHOOLS, CLEAN REST RCOMS DRIVE
awards yearly in senior high
of Whitesburg; Mr. and
April 11, 1955
lines between nations, write
schools throughout the Unitert Dixon, Cornettsville, Ky.;
Whitesburg Woman's Club ian. Pictures to be made when
books that will mold characed States and Canada to the Walter Kreis Dies
Mrs. Rex Farmer and Martha Whitesburg Post No. 5829
ter, or invent machines that is sponsoring food service, the campaign starts and from
of Hazard; Mr. Veterans of Foreign Wars
highest honor student of the After Long Illness
training time to time as the program
will revolutionize the world., tourists
and Mrs. Roy Crawford of Whitesburg, Ky.
to O. C. James
Yesterday I rode horseback schools and clean public rest continues.
community of Whitesburg; Mr. and Mrs. Gentlemen:
Merit awards may be given
who is the son of Mr. and Mrs Whitesburg was deeply sad- Joe Reynolds and family of This will acknowledge re- past a field where a boy was room campaign for Letcher
Jackhorn, Ky., dened to hear of the death of Whitesburg; Mr. and Mrs ceipt of your resolution cf plowing. The lad's hair stuck County, Mrs. Pearl Nolan, such places which meet all
Tip James of
was made possible through Walter B. Kreis at Mountain Frank Towery and family of April 4th concerning the out through the top of his president of the Whitesburg cleanliness specifications.planOther surveys being
Home Hospital, Johnson. City, Crockett, Texas; Mr. and Mrs, Hoover Commission's recom hat. His form was bony and Woman's Club, said today.
the cooperation of Mr.
and his teaching staff. Tennessee on Saturday. Mr. James A. Mullins and family, 'mendation to reduce Veterans awkward one suspender only The food service schools as ned will cover garbage hand-to Kreis had been confined to Cincinnati. Ohio: Mr. and i Administration hospital and held his trousers in place. planned will be held in June (ling, sewer systems and pnThey selected O. C. James
and vies, water supplies, and
His bare legs and arms were while a general clean-u- p
receive the award, designed the hosppital several months Mrs. Edwin R. Lewis and medical care
public rest room drive eral community sanitation sur- - but his death was a great family, Kingsport, Tenn. and
I beg to assure you that I brown and sunburned and
to stimulate scholarship, cmHe swung his is planned to begin first week.veys.
He Mrs. I. N. Lewis, Martha shall do everything in my
zenship, and continued
to many friends.
power to retain the Veterans , horses around just as I pass in May and to be a continuing ' This clean up campaign and
tact with good reading after ; .,ras a native of Warthurg, Hunsucker, Whitesburg.
hospitals in Kentucky, and I ed by, and under the flapping program for a period of five drive for clean, decent, public
Tennessee, but had been hv
rest rooms, win ds a tine con- ng in Letcher County for sev PROBLEMS OF FOREIGN thank you for sending me brim of his hat he cast a quick months, Mrs. JNoian said.
half-basTo begin this campaign, tnbution to the health of the
years where he was in
glance out of dark,
Postmasters League eral coal mining business and STUDENTS DISCUSSED c your resolution. yours,
ful eyes, and modestly re- surveys will be made of the community, because it means
J Benjamin Schmoker
To Hold Convention at one time was an employee New York City, general sr
(Signed) turned my salute. His back following: service stations, so much, not only as an exAlben W. Barkley
turned. I took off my hat food service establishments, ample to home folks, but also
in Lexington, Ky. of Elkhorn Coal Co. Funeral retary of the Committee or
and sent a 'God Bless You' and all public rest rooms by for the tourists who stop in
The Kentucky State Branch services were held in his na Friendly Relations Amo
Bud Hanks Dies
Tuesday. Foreign Students, visited th;
down the furrows after him. the Woman's Club Health our county. It will also mean
of the National League of tive Wartburg on
Who knows? I may yet go Committee with the guidance better health for everyone.
He is survived by three bro- week at the University of At Vicco, Tues.
Postmasters will hold their
Kentucky to discuss various Bud Hanks, age 47 years, a to that boy as a banker and of Beryl E. Boggs, sanitarian Environmental
state convention in Lexing- thers and two sisters.
Those from Whitesburg at- problems with foreign stu resident of Vicco, passed away borrow money ; or to hear him of the Letcher County Health is everybody's business. Why
ton, Kentucky at the Phoenix
tending the fungal services dents and advisors of these at his home last Tuesday fol- preach; or to beg him to de- Department, also the health not everybody join in and
Hotel, May 2nd and 3rd.
or he education division of the state work at it since there is so
lowing a long illness. He is fend me in a
were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ki:i-c- students.
Every Postmaster and Postmuch to be done on the var- unhast-enehealth department.
survived by his wife, Callie may stand with pulse
and daughter, Karen Kreis
al Employee is invited and
Service stations and other ious projects which so badly
Gross Hanks, one son, Walter
Miss Hester Day and Estill
in white apron ready to
urged to attend the convenNOTICE
WOMAN'S CLUB MEMERS
Hanks and one daughter, do his duty while the cover public rest rooms will be in- need more attention? There
Blair and Willard Kiger.
Placards are many ways that all gorups
is placed over my face and spected monthly.
The April meeting of the' Irene Hollan.
There wEl be speakers from
in DON'T PAIIi TO READ AI) Woman's Club scheduled to Funeral services were held night and death come creep- reading, "btop! Are You Help- and civic organizations much-needthe Postal Department
Vicco Presbyterian ing into my veins. So I beg ing To Keep This Rest Room help to promote the
meet Saturday nigh , April at the
Washington with us as well ON PICTURE PAGE,
improvements to make
"PEOPLE CAX DO
30th at the home of Mrs. Sam Church on Friday at 1: 00 p.m., you, Rotarians, be patient and Clean?" will be placed in all
as from the Regional Office
ofpublic rest rooms by the this area, a more healthful, degenerous with the boys and
in Cincinnati. Inspectors will ANYTHING." THIS AD IS Collins, Sr.. has been post- with Rev. Ottis Pigman,
be present to answer our SPONSORED BY OUR KY. poned until next Saturday ficiating. Burial followed in girls. You are dealing with Club's health committee and- sirable, in which to live. comsoul-stuthe health department sanitar- munity
cemetery near Hazard.
night, May 7th.