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/ 1 RONALD REAGAN AND FIRST WIFE, actress lane Wyman, with their first-born, daughter Maureen. Photo is signed "To Our Sis, Jane, Ronald," followed by a scribble. On back of picture, Jane tells Lulamae that "baby put her personal mark on... notice." Reagan (Continued from page 1) that Reagan showed to his sister, who died in 1948 at age 31. With the passing of Lulamae, the cherished scrapbook be- came the property of Marvel's grandmother, Mrs. Ben Imhoff, and with her passing about 15 years ago, -Marvel came to possess the prize. Featured in this issue, ac- companying this article, you see but a few of the many prized pictures in the scrap- book, along with two of the many letters writtenby Reagan his own his "Sis" Lulamae. As the years go by, needless to say, Marvel Trotter's prize possession will become even more cherished and valuable. Priceless, to he sure, beyond value! Correction In last week's Independent, the county bus transportation schedule contained one error. Under Table 1, Route 3, the bus will run the first and third Thursday of each month, in- stead of the first and third Tuesday. This is the route from Ortonville to Clinton, Johnson, Graceville and back. Seamen Schnaser Rnishes Navy Basic Navy Seaman Recruit Brian J. Schnaser, son of James and Diane Schnaser of OrtonviUe, has completed recruit training at the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Ill. He joined the Navy last Oc- toher, 1980. RONALD REAGAN'S MOTHER, Mrs, Nellie Reagan, at left, with Lulamae. Kindergarten Pre.Screening Set for April to-detect as early as possible any physical and/or develop- mental difficulties. While the screening is ayailable, it is not mandatory. There will he addi- tional information forthcoming. Ortonville School District No. 62 is in the process of planning this year's preschool screening program for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 1982. If', the school census shows that persons who have a child " ....... between the ages of 3% and 4 years of age will he receiving a letter in March that will explain the screening. The date has been set for Apr. 6 at Trinity Lutheran Church's educational building in Ortonville. Problems that affect educa- tion don't always start aRer a child enters school. They may start as early as infancy. The school district is required " by law to provide this screening County's 4-H Speech Event This Saturday The annual Big Stone, County 4-H Speaking Contest will he this Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Ag Service Center in Ortonville, beginning at 1:30 p.m. All 4-H'ers are eligible to participate. There will be two age divisions. The Junior Divi- sion is for 4-H'ers who are 13 and younger. Their topics are: "Fun in 4-H" and "Why My Friends Should Join 4-H". Jun- ior Division speeches are 3 to 5 minutes in length. Senior Division speakers are 14 and older. Their topic is "4-H in Action." Senior Division speeches are 5 to 7 minutes in length. All participants will receive ribbons and awards. First place speakers in each division will earn a plaque donated by KDIO Radio and second place speak- ers receive a $5 award. All other speakers will receive cash awards based on their ribbon placing. Blue ribbon speakers will earn $3 and red ribbons, $2.50. Top speakers in each division will participate in a District Contest at Appleton Feb. 26. Girls' Grade Cage Policy Explained Any parent who doesn't re- ceive a letter of notification before Mar. 31 should contact the school. There has been some legiti- mate complaining this year about the Bellingham 5th and 6th grade giris' basketball team not playing games. The reason that they are not, is that there are no teams for them. to play. None of the schools in the Pheasant Confer- ence allow 5th and 6th graders to play other schools. The boys have been playing Marietta and South Dakota schools. The girls can't, since these schools have girls' basket- ball in the fall. The solution to the problem is to either follow suit and have all 5th and 6th grade basketball on an inter- mural level for both boys and girls, or have the grade girls - -practice and play in the fall. The school would appreciate CLASSIFIED ADS hearing comments from parents BRING QUICK RESULTS on this natter. \\; RONALD RFGAN AND BROTHER. The President is at right, at age 8 months. At left is his brother, Neil, at age 3. This photo was sent Lulamae by Reagan's mother, Mrs. Nellie Reagan. h   - "-7 =--- 'J ,/..LZ /,,.  ., ,--  ---'" r  r=... ,/./ PERSONAL RONALD REAGAN tt'iltl, written to Lulanae are shown here, reduced in size. Dates of writing are 5-3-38 MAUREEN REAGAN AND /MOTHER, Jane Wyman, at poolside in California. Written across picture are 1he words "To Auntie Lulamae, from Maureenie and Morale." and 2-23-38. REAGAN'S FIRST MARRIAGE. You see the President with first wife, actress Jane Wyman, in photo personally autographed Iy Reagan and wife, presented to Lulamae on her birthday. I Larson Named To Take Part In Project 120 Naomi Larson, daughter of the Claude Larsons of Belling- ha, will be attending Project 120, the week of Mar. 1 through 6. Project 120 is a study of state government sponsored by the Urban Concerns Committee. Twenty-four state students par- ticipate each week, to study government through a class- room study, attend sessions of both houses of .the legislature and the Supreme Court, and meet with their Senator and Representative. The week is full of learning experiences ranging from a tour of the Capitol to a tour of the Museum of Science. Boschwitz Stronger Health Voice in Ag Policy Senator Rudy Boschwitz will have a stronger voice in agri- culture policy during Reagan's administration because his head agriculture staffer was appoint- ed Chief Coordinator of the 1981 Farm Bill at the Dept. of Agri- culture. Randy Russell, agriculture le- gislative assistant for Bosch- witz, will report directly to Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Dick Lyng and Secretary of Agriculture John Block until the farm bill is signed into law. Speaker CWC County Gets Wetlands Pay Near $20,000 Big Stone County Treasurer's Office was recently presented a check for the Fiscal Year 1980 revenue sharing payment ac- cording to Al Radtke, Wetland Manager for the Benson Wet- land Management District. The money provided by Pub- lic Law 95-469, covers lands in Big Stone County administered as Waterfowl Production Areas by the Secretary of Interior through the Fish and Wildlife Service. The amount of $19,837.00 re- presents full payment for the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 1980. These funds can he expended for any governmental purpose and are to he distributed to those local units of government which have incurred the loss of normal real property tax re- venues due to the existence of Waterfowl Production Areas. MARKETS Feb. 9, 1981 Wheat ............................ 4.31 Soybeans ........................ 6.93 Flax ............................... 7.80 Rye ................................ 2.90 Oats ................................ 1.99 Cam ............................... 2.90 'Sunflowers .................... 10.30 Feb. 11, 1960 Wheat ............................. 3.61 Soybeans ......................... 5.75 Flax ................................ 5.90 Rye ................................. 1.83 Oats ................................ 1.31 Donna Dunlap guest speaker at Christian Women's Basket Brunch" on Feb. 19, at 9:30 Matador. Mrs. Dunlap, a tional speaker, mental health shall. She and has Lloyd, have three Special feature is esting demonstratio ing wheat for given by Mary Beverly Prior will vocal selections A free nursery is the Assembly of Please use the side Jackson St. (just and go downstairs. nursery information I tained by calling! 839-3296. All area women this brch, and servations by calli 325-5371 or 2168 by Monday, Tuesday ......... Wednesday ...... Thursday ........ Friday ........... Monday ......... The Ortonville, Corn ............................... 2.00 Page 8 Wed., Sunflowers ...... 8.20 per 100 .... [] Filler Paper 200s wide or narrow Theme Book 3 Stdel, 120 ct 99 . Or Theme Book 7 100 ct, 8 x IOV 89' Legal Pads Scratch Pads 8V2 x 11 4 x 6 4 9 ,..x ruled Or File Folders ENVELOPES Letter Size Letter or Legal Size Yellow Or BATHROOM T,S, SUE Colgate , Toothpaste 79* v 109 VALUE VAR R