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fL373 L'IL D;PI'. gL)Ng(Ui,:;, ILL 6i ' o i PRESS NEWS' J-OUR?,/AL (USPS 088-820) Vol. No. XV, New Series No. 30 Canton, Missouri 63435 Thursday, July 25, 1985 / Lewis County Deputy Jerry Callow. front, and Juvenile POSed with a pick-up load d harvested marijuana. Law 7S-IO0 marijuana plants Tuesday afternoon from a Officials harvest Canton River Heritage marijuana crop by_Dan $teinbeck IIIII I For the third time in two years, Lewis County Sheriff's Department officials harvested illegal anarijuana crops for several hours Tuesday afternoon. Deputy Sheriff Jerry Callow said there was evidence the 75-100 estimated plants, each five to six feet tall, have been cultivated and were wild plants. "There was some (chicken) wire around them. You could tell they had been weeded when we first started to watch them in April," he said. The plants were discovered behind a cornfield south of LaBelle by an sought by the cultivators, because of chemistry in the plant that would have been mature for hashish, a derivative of .marijuana. Callow, fellow deputy Fred Daugh- try, Juvenile Officer Steve Waters, and two members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol spent several hours driving around the scattered locations in the field collecting the plants. Callow said the plants had an estimated street value of $1,500 each. The State Patrol said Operation Cash Crop 85 is still in effect. People may use this program to call a toll free number to report marijuana plants. The number is 1.B00-BAD-WEED (or ). All calls are kept eonfiden- anonymous farmer, who tipped off law. tial. enforcement officials. The law officials had been watching the plants since then, looking for the cultivator(s), and finally decided to harvest the plants before the planter(s) came back and retrieved the marijuana. Callow said in another month, the plants would have reached the peak The marijuana collected Tuesday was expected to be destroyed by fu'e at an undisclosed place and time. A police harvest last year of marijuana netted a similar amount of the illegal weed near Williamstown. An earlier one near Durham did not net as much of the illegal weed. Culver-Stockton academic divisions reorganized Days this weekend City-wide sales and a number of activities will compose River Heritage Days this weekend in Canton. The festivities begin Thursday with horseshoe pitching in Central (Bicen- tennial) Park, Bingo in the park, and a fmhing derby at the Canton riverfront. These events will continue Friday and Saturday. Both bingo and horseshoes will be 2-4 p.m. each day and the fishing derby runs until noon Saturday. A quilt display and contest will join the Friday activities, with entries on exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Canton Legion Hall. A kiddie pet parade will kick off events Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and will be followed at 10 a.m. by frog jumping, egg toss, and a tcycle race and other kiddie events. Also at 10 a.m. is the first of two official open houses of half-century businesses in Canton. Lewis County Motor Company begins their open house at 10 a.m. and Canton State Bank begins theirs at 1 p.m. Bicycle races for eighth graders and younger, and ninth through twelth graders will begin at 1 p.m. at Culver- Stockton College track. A canoe race from Canton to LaGrange will begin at 2 p.m. at the Canton riverfront. Neck medals will be awarded for all events, except the car display, at 4 p.m. at the park. The Canton Athletic Association hog roast will begin at the Hampton Lane Ball Park shortly aftra-. Other foods and crafts will be available for purchase during the festivities. Many of the Canton merchants are having special River Heritage Days bargains to be reviewed by the public. Canton Chamber merchant members will have cards available for the members of the shopping public. Each person eligible may fill as many cards as they want, but each customer may receive only one card or validation sticker of that business per visit. Cards and stickers will be available only during the days of the River Heritage promotion, and only to those 18 years or older. Each customer must try to get as many of the M merchant stickers on the card as possible by vlsiti the various businesses. Those that collect all of them have a chance to enter the completed cards in a drawing for one of 10 prices of $100 River Heritage Bucks, spendable at any Cha business through August. Cards drawn that do not have all merchant stickers will be awarded the percentage of the River Heritage Bucks based on the percentage number of card spots filled. A drawning of the names will be held Aug. 3 at 2:30 p.m. in Central Park for the winning cards. When Culver-Stockton College stu- chairman and anticipate that this dents return to Canton in September, arrangement will allow Culver-Stock- COU N'FYWI DE they may find a bit of a surprise ton to make optimum use of its waiting for them in their academic teaching resources, 'said Reuling. T 11 1 area of study. A reorganization of the Dr. James Walter, professor of e er' in rehearsa college's five academic divisions over education, is the only change in is in its "Gypsy Love Song." of a successful "The Fortune Teller" is being Riverboat directed by Bruce Spielbauer, with through Michael Kramme assistant director, dates and Todd Leftwich technical director. nights s. The Golden Eaglemusic director, Jf ...... :ekerson, will sing a role in the production, and piano accompaniment will be by Rosemary Lloyd, who accompanied for last year's production of "The Merry Widow." Others featured in the show include Todd Leftwich, in a major singing role, Carol Kendrick, Bruce Spielbauer, and Chad Dobbs. Reservations for "The Fortune Teller" may be made by phoning 288-5273. underway "The Fortune Herbert Will open for a Ist. Carol be featured as and the to include Victor Herbert SUch favorites Tramp', and the summer has consolidated the divisions into only four areas: fine arts, humanities, natural and behav- ioral sciences, and applied arts and sciences. Walter S. Reuling, dean of the college, said several rteme 6Fen- rags prompted college officials to rethink the academic organization. "We looked at the nature of each division and tried to decide what helpful relationships would develop with certain faculty members working together," said Renling. "I look forward to working with the new division structure and the new division heads. He will chair the Canton Historical Society to meet division of applied arts and sciences. under the division of fine arts; history, sociology, English, foreign languages, religion and philosophy, and journal- ism make up the humanities division; and biology, chemistry, math, physics, computer science, and psychology are classified as the natural and behavior- al sciences. Walter has been a member of the C-SC The Canton Chapter of the Lewis 7:30 p.m. faculty since 1977. County Historical Society will hold its The meeting will be at the , Education, physical education, and regular meeting on Tuesday', Aug. 6, at Senior Housing. :liness administration are incl  ..........  ......... ,o, ............... ., -*'On of * applied ar a ....................... '' ..........  ..... "  ..... ....  sciences; music, art and theatre fall Lewistown clubs to h01d blood drive The Lewistown Lioness Club and of I and 6 p.m. Beta Sigma Phi sorority are sponsor- The blood drive will be conducted at ing a community blood drive to be held Highland High School, Highway 6, on Monday, July 29, between the hours Ewing. No appointment necessary. LaGrange receives *381,000 Development Grant essor appointed degree in May from North Texas State University in Denton. He received his master of music degree from North Texas State in 1982, and his bachelor of music and bachelor of music education degrees from Central Missouri State University in Warrensbarg in 1976. For the past two years, Ring has been teaching at North Texas State University as a teaching fellow. He has also taught music to high school and grade school students. He has won several honors for his compositions. He is a member of the American Society of University Com- posers, the National Association of Jazz Educators, and the Music Education National Conference. has been of music He will th fall. aPpointment, of the college, us from an in graduate State" composi- well for within experience we look of groups of music "Competition for these funds have been great and Mayor Lloyd Gantt, Water Superintendent Robert Farr, the city council, and Fred Starnes, Gardner-Denver plant manager, are all to be congratulated on their united dfort and hard work to see that this grant 'has become a reality," said Fretwell. Representative Estil V. Fretwell (D-First District) has announced the approval of a $381,000 Industrial Development Grant for the City of LaGrange. The funds are designed to aid in the creation of new and expanded industries and will be used for additional water storage for the city. Highland senior pictures Aug. 8 Senior pictures of the Highland High proofs are returned. School class of 1986 will be taken at the Seniors will be notified by mail of school beginning Aug. 8. A $10 deposit their appointment time or they can is required at the time of the sitting, contact the Highland school office for The deposit will be refunded when all more information. Woods Restaurant in operation Woods Restaurant, located at the operate a business by the same name site of the former Owl's Nest inKahoka. Restaurant, opened for business The restaurant will feature breakfast Monday in Canton. biscuits, a daily noon buffet, a The restaurant is being run by Boyd Wednesday night buffet, a Friday and Patty Woods of Kahoka, who also night buffet and a Sunday noon buffet. I I I I Illllll Illllll ather, record s atCo. Fair are Week drew the week. Undoubtedly mile on the the fair, of Combine said most of at the fair  wll. She at this Year's and fair. possible to children aad season ttes were includes Illinois, Now Jma Came the the fair were Buddy Davis who came from Hanau, Germany, and Mike English who came from Schwetzingen,- Germany. Other registration contest winners were: oldest man attending, Robert Freeman, 104, Prairie View Rest Home (who signed his own name); oldest woman, Ethel Sweet, 86, LaBelle; family with most children, Jr. McKenzie family, Lewistown, with eight children present; longest mar- ried couple, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Bader, married Oct. 29, 1927; and most recently married couple, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Whitaker, LaGrange, married July 12, 1955. All registration winners, except the longest and most recently married couples received *5 cash prizes. The Baders received a Sunday dinner at the Golden Bell Inn in LaBelle and the Whitakers received a $20 slmpping spree at LaBeile Foods. Mrs. Searle said one of the reasons the Combine crash was such a draw was extensive advertising in the northeast quarter of the state, in western Illinois, and in southeastern Iowa. Line of cars heading to fair Traffic was backed up in the eastbound lane from Lewistown REA to the Lewis County Fairlpmands. approximutely one mile. for the combine crash. The emwd set a record fe a single fair event. Attendance was overall on the rise rids yur, for nearly aUof the fair events. A host of tailers In the foregrmmd temporary g for some of th.. exhibitors and booth employees. Addltimml Lewis County Fair pictures are on pages 2C. 3C, and 4C. fL373 L'IL D;PI'. gL)Ng(Ui,:;, ILL 6i ' o i PRESS NEWS' J-OUR?,/AL (USPS 088-820) Vol. No. XV, New Series No. 30 Canton, Missouri 63435 Thursday, July 25, 1985 / Lewis County Deputy Jerry Callow. front, and Juvenile POSed with a pick-up load d harvested marijuana. Law 7S-IO0 marijuana plants Tuesday afternoon from a Officials harvest Canton River Heritage marijuana crop by_Dan $teinbeck IIIII I For the third time in two years, Lewis County Sheriff's Department officials harvested illegal anarijuana crops for several hours Tuesday afternoon. Deputy Sheriff Jerry Callow said there was evidence the 75-100 estimated plants, each five to six feet tall, have been cultivated and were wild plants. "There was some (chicken) wire around them. You could tell they had been weeded when we first started to watch them in April," he said. The plants were discovered behind a cornfield south of LaBelle by an sought by the cultivators, because of chemistry in the plant that would have been mature for hashish, a derivative of .marijuana. Callow, fellow deputy Fred Daugh- try, Juvenile Officer Steve Waters, and two members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol spent several hours driving around the scattered locations in the field collecting the plants. Callow said the plants had an estimated street value of $1,500 each. The State Patrol said Operation Cash Crop 85 is still in effect. People may use this program to call a toll free number to report marijuana plants. The number is 1.B00-BAD-WEED (or ). All calls are kept eonfiden- anonymous farmer, who tipped off law. tial. enforcement officials. The law officials had been watching the plants since then, looking for the cultivator(s), and finally decided to harvest the plants before the planter(s) came back and retrieved the marijuana. Callow said in another month, the plants would have reached the peak The marijuana collected Tuesday was expected to be destroyed by fu'e at an undisclosed place and time. A police harvest last year of marijuana netted a similar amount of the illegal weed near Williamstown. An earlier one near Durham did not net as much of the illegal weed. Culver-Stockton academic divisions reorganized Days this weekend City-wide sales and a number of activities will compose River Heritage Days this weekend in Canton. The festivities begin Thursday with horseshoe pitching in Central (Bicen- tennial) Park, Bingo in the park, and a fmhing derby at the Canton riverfront. These events will continue Friday and Saturday. Both bingo and horseshoes will be 2-4 p.m. each day and the fishing derby runs until noon Saturday. A quilt display and contest will join the Friday activities, with entries on exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Canton Legion Hall. A kiddie pet parade will kick off events Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and will be followed at 10 a.m. by frog jumping, egg toss, and a tcycle race and other kiddie events. Also at 10 a.m. is the first of two official open houses of half-century businesses in Canton. Lewis County Motor Company begins their open house at 10 a.m. and Canton State Bank begins theirs at 1 p.m. Bicycle races for eighth graders and younger, and ninth through twelth graders will begin at 1 p.m. at Culver- Stockton College track. A canoe race from Canton to LaGrange will begin at 2 p.m. at the Canton riverfront. Neck medals will be awarded for all events, except the car display, at 4 p.m. at the park. The Canton Athletic Association hog roast will begin at the Hampton Lane Ball Park shortly aftra-. Other foods and crafts will be available for purchase during the festivities. Many of the Canton merchants are having special River Heritage Days bargains to be reviewed by the public. Canton Chamber merchant members will have cards available for the members of the shopping public. Each person eligible may fill as many cards as they want, but each customer may receive only one card or validation sticker of that business per visit. Cards and stickers will be available only during the days of the River Heritage promotion, and only to those 18 years or older. Each customer must try to get as many of the M merchant stickers on the card as possible by vlsiti the various businesses. Those that collect all of them have a chance to enter the completed cards in a drawing for one of 10 prices of $100 River Heritage Bucks, spendable at any Cha business through August. Cards drawn that do not have all merchant stickers will be awarded the percentage of the River Heritage Bucks based on the percentage number of card spots filled. A drawning of the names will be held Aug. 3 at 2:30 p.m. in Central Park for the winning cards. When Culver-Stockton College stu- chairman and anticipate that this dents return to Canton in September, arrangement will allow Culver-Stock- COU N'FYWI DE they may find a bit of a surprise ton to make optimum use of its waiting for them in their academic teaching resources, 'said Reuling. T 11 1 area of study. A reorganization of the Dr. James Walter, professor of e er' in rehearsa college's five academic divisions over education, is the only change in is in its "Gypsy Love Song." of a successful "The Fortune Teller" is being Riverboat directed by Bruce Spielbauer, with through Michael Kramme assistant director, dates and Todd Leftwich technical director. nights s. The Golden Eaglemusic director, Jf ...... :ekerson, will sing a role in the production, and piano accompaniment will be by Rosemary Lloyd, who accompanied for last year's production of "The Merry Widow." Others featured in the show include Todd Leftwich, in a major singing role, Carol Kendrick, Bruce Spielbauer, and Chad Dobbs. Reservations for "The Fortune Teller" may be made by phoning 288-5273. underway "The Fortune Herbert Will open for a Ist. Carol be featured as and the to include Victor Herbert SUch favorites Tramp', and the summer has consolidated the divisions into only four areas: fine arts, humanities, natural and behav- ioral sciences, and applied arts and sciences. Walter S. Reuling, dean of the college, said several rteme 6Fen- rags prompted college officials to rethink the academic organization. "We looked at the nature of each division and tried to decide what helpful relationships would develop with certain faculty members working together," said Renling. "I look forward to working with the new division structure and the new division heads. He will chair the Canton Historical Society to meet division of applied arts and sciences. under the division of fine arts; history, sociology, English, foreign languages, religion and philosophy, and journal- ism make up the humanities division; and biology, chemistry, math, physics, computer science, and psychology are classified as the natural and behavior- al sciences. Walter has been a member of the C-SC The Canton Chapter of the Lewis 7:30 p.m. faculty since 1977. County Historical Society will hold its The meeting will be at the , Education, physical education, and regular meeting on Tuesday', Aug. 6, at Senior Housing. :liness administration are incl  ..........  ......... ,o, ............... ., -*'On of * applied ar a ....................... '' ..........  ..... "  ..... ....  sciences; music, art and theatre fall Lewistown clubs to h01d blood drive The Lewistown Lioness Club and of I and 6 p.m. Beta Sigma Phi sorority are sponsor- The blood drive will be conducted at ing a community blood drive to be held Highland High School, Highway 6, on Monday, July 29, between the hours Ewing. No appointment necessary. LaGrange receives *381,000 Development Grant essor appointed degree in May from North Texas State University in Denton. He received his master of music degree from North Texas State in 1982, and his bachelor of music and bachelor of music education degrees from Central Missouri State University in Warrensbarg in 1976. For the past two years, Ring has been teaching at North Texas State University as a teaching fellow. He has also taught music to high school and grade school students. He has won several honors for his compositions. He is a member of the American Society of University Com- posers, the National Association of Jazz Educators, and the Music Education National Conference. has been of music He will th fall. aPpointment, of the college, us from an in graduate State" composi- well for within experience we look of groups of music "Competition for these funds have been great and Mayor Lloyd Gantt, Water Superintendent Robert Farr, the city council, and Fred Starnes, Gardner-Denver plant manager, are all to be congratulated on their united dfort and hard work to see that this grant 'has become a reality," said Fretwell. Representative Estil V. Fretwell (D-First District) has announced the approval of a $381,000 Industrial Development Grant for the City of LaGrange. The funds are designed to aid in the creation of new and expanded industries and will be used for additional water storage for the city. Highland senior pictures Aug. 8 Senior pictures of the Highland High proofs are returned. School class of 1986 will be taken at the Seniors will be notified by mail of school beginning Aug. 8. A $10 deposit their appointment time or they can is required at the time of the sitting, contact the Highland school office for The deposit will be refunded when all more information. Woods Restaurant in operation Woods Restaurant, located at the operate a business by the same name site of the former Owl's Nest inKahoka. Restaurant, opened for business The restaurant will feature breakfast Monday in Canton. biscuits, a daily noon buffet, a The restaurant is being run by Boyd Wednesday night buffet, a Friday and Patty Woods of Kahoka, who also night buffet and a Sunday noon buffet. I I I I Illllll Illllll ather, record s atCo. Fair are Week drew the week. Undoubtedly mile on the the fair, of Combine said most of at the fair  wll. She at this Year's and fair. possible to children aad season ttes were includes Illinois, Now Jma Came the the fair were Buddy Davis who came from Hanau, Germany, and Mike English who came from Schwetzingen,- Germany. Other registration contest winners were: oldest man attending, Robert Freeman, 104, Prairie View Rest Home (who signed his own name); oldest woman, Ethel Sweet, 86, LaBelle; family with most children, Jr. McKenzie family, Lewistown, with eight children present; longest mar- ried couple, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Bader, married Oct. 29, 1927; and most recently married couple, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Whitaker, LaGrange, married July 12, 1955. All registration winners, except the longest and most recently married couples received *5 cash prizes. The Baders received a Sunday dinner at the Golden Bell Inn in LaBelle and the Whitakers received a $20 slmpping spree at LaBeile Foods. Mrs. Searle said one of the reasons the Combine crash was such a draw was extensive advertising in the northeast quarter of the state, in western Illinois, and in southeastern Iowa. Line of cars heading to fair Traffic was backed up in the eastbound lane from Lewistown REA to the Lewis County Fairlpmands. approximutely one mile. for the combine crash. The emwd set a record fe a single fair event. Attendance was overall on the rise rids yur, for nearly aUof the fair events. A host of tailers In the foregrmmd temporary g for some of th.. exhibitors and booth employees. Addltimml Lewis County Fair pictures are on pages 2C. 3C, and 4C.