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The Wheel Las Vegas Rotary Club newsletter, November 23, 1966







Newsletter issued by the Las Vegas Rotary Club

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man000115. Fayle Family Papers, 1895-1998. MS-00404. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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LAS VEGAS ROTARY CLUB GREETS THE WORLD — Pictured is the Las Vegas Rotary's famous curtain LAS VEGAS ROTARY CLUB L U N C H E O N M E E T I N G 12:15 THURSDAY TROPtCANA HOTEL LAS VEGAS, NEVADA Mailing Address P. O. Box 2385 Huntridge Station NOVEMBER 23, 1966 "" W M A v "He Profits Most Who Serves Best" PUBLiSHED WEEKLY BY THE ROTARY CLUB OF LAS VEGAS, NEVADA CHARLIE RANK - J O H N DUPREE C o - E d i t o r s S H E R W I N G A R S I D E Publisher 6 T o d a y . . . The speaker will be Oren Arnold, a noted writer and the founder of the Kiwanis International. Mr. Arnold has written several books on the sub-ject of Kiwanis that now are presented to each new Kiwanian in the Clubs throughout the world as they are in-ducted. We are not only honored having this joint meeting with the Kiwanis Club but also having Mr. Arnold as the speaker. / V e x ? W e e k . . . Pat Head our program chairman for next week the 1st of December promises to have a very good speaker. Pat has done an excellent job in the past arranging programs and we are sure he will come thru again. L a s t W e e k . . . Last week's program was arranged by John Cahlan. The film he ar-ranged for was the Atomic Energy Commission on "Atomic Testing in Nevada". It was a very interesting film and held the attention of the members. Bernie Menke left early evidently he is the shy type. Couldn't stand seeing himself. i H m m r i a n t Dr. Robert Gatewood, a mem-ber of the Las Vegas Rotary Club for the past 23 years, died on Sunday, November 20. Our brother Rotarian came to Las Vegas in 1930 to begin a dental practice which continued until his passing on Sunday. Dr. Gatewood graduated from Northwestern U n i v e r s i t y in 1906, began practicing in Ne-braska and then came to Las Vegas. While living in McCook, Nebraska, Dr. Gatewood held a seat on the city council for five years and also served as council president. He was a veteran of World War I and was discharged as a captain. In Nevada, Dr. Gatewood served as president of the Ne-vada State Denta) Association in 1947. In addition to his mem-bership in Rotary, he was a charter member of the Las Vegas Shrine Club and a past presi-dent. Today, we pause in tribute to the memory of this fine, digni-fied Rotarian, whose presence in our midst for the past two decades had been an exemplifi-cation of our two creeds — fellowship and service above self. Services will be held this aft-ernoon at 2:30 at Christ Church Episcopal with burial following in Woodlawn Cemetery. Dr. Gatewood is survived by his Rotary Ann Bess and his son Bob and his daughter Joan. B i r t h d a y s . . . At the birthday table last week we had five Rotarians represented Messrs. Culley, Dr. Taylor, Wengert, Dr. Mc- Kinnon, Dixon. Seated e l s e w h e r e we had Dr. Wayne Zeiger, Julian Moore and Olie Gardner. Happy birthday youse guys. S i c k . . . Jack Beggs still on the sick list. E x c h a n g e S t u d e n t s . . . This past week two Rotary homes w e r e the hosts of two e x c h a n g e stu-dents from Australia. We wish to lhank our president, Vince Sanner and Ted Brandt. B i o g r a p h y . . . BRtG. GEN. RALPH G. TAYLOR, JR., COMMANDER, USAF TACHCAL FtGHTER WEAPONS CENTER During World War II, General Tay-lor was credited with six aerial vic-tories (four ME-109 and two Macchi 202) and seven enemy aircraft de-stroyed on the ground. Among the General's 15 awards and decorations are the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 10 Oak Leaf Clusters, Soldiers Medal, Army and Air Force C o m m e n d a t i o n Ribbon and Distin-guished Unit Citation with Oak Leaf Cluster. He also is a member of the Order of Daedalians. In the Korean conflict he served as Deputy Wing Commander for Opera-tions for the 4th Fighter Wing which was flying F-86s. He is married to the former Lola Elizabeth White of Durham, North Carolina. Their children are Eliza-beth, 18, and Zachary, 17. Education and Executive Training, Duke University, Durham, N. C., In-dustrial College of the Armed Forces, Command and General Staff College. V!NCE'S VtEW-PO! NT VtNCE SANNER Tomorrow we enjoy Thanksgiving and as individuals we have much to be thankful for. We should remember our service men in Viet Nam as well as those millions of persons throughout the world w h o are not as fortunate as we in this United States. Historically, we have been jointly meeting each Thanksgiving Eve with the members of the two Las Vegas Kiwanis Clubs — and once again we extend the hand of fellowship this Thanksgiving to Kiwanis and their families. Even though our clubs (Rotary - Kiwanis) have different names, our service responsibilities to our com-munity are a sacred trust. May this Thanksgiving Day be especially mean-ingful to you and yours. X m a s P a r t y . . . Maybe this seems a bit early but we want to make sure that every Ro-tary member has more than one oc-casion b e t w e e n n o w and then to be reminded of the date. The party is to be held at the Riviera Hotel, Riviera Room, Thursday, December 15. The party will be from 6:30 to 8:00. Cocktails, no host, Dinner at 8:00. The party wit) be held in lew of the regu-lar w e e k l y luncheon meeting. A b o u t O u r R o t a r i a n s . . . Genial Carl Barbalat, Manager at the Tropicana Country Club, has been a Las Vegas Rotarian for two years and has maintained perfect attend-ance. TYPES OF MEMBERSHtPS 1. Active a. When a candidate is elected to m e m b e r s h i p to fi!l a loaned classifi-cation, he becomes an Active Mem-ber. 2. Additions! Active a. Any active member may pro-pose for active m e m b e r s h i p one addi-tional person from the concern or establishment which he represents, w h o s e classification shall be the same as that of the proposer, but his mem-bership is contingent upon the spon-sor's retention of his classification. If the sponsor leaves the club or gives up his classification, the Additional Active Member must be reelected to Active Membership. b. The club may, subject to the ap-proval of the holder of the classifica-tion, elect to additional active mem-bership in the club any former actvie member of a Rotary club w h o s e place of business w h e r e a t he is actively en-g a g e d is within territorial limits of the club. 3. Senior Active a. Available to one w h o has been an Active Member fifteen or more years, or to one who has reached 65 years of age and has b e e n an Active Member five years or more. This type of m e m b e r s h i p opens classifica-tions to younger men without penaliz-ing Active, older Rotarians. 4. Past Service a. Available to m e m b e r s who, be-cause of retirement from business or professional life, are no longer eli-gible for Active m e m b e r s h i p . To be eligible for Past Service, he must have been an Active Member five or more years, and must have been an Active Member at time of retirement. 5. Honorary a. Granted to an adult male who has distinguished himself by meri-torious service in the furtherance of Rotary ideals. b. He must reside in or be defi-nitely associated with the territorial limits of the Club. c. An Honorary Member is the only t y p e of member w h o cannot hold of-fice, and is not required to pay dues. d. The term of m e m b e r s h i p is the Rotary Year: July 1 to J u n e 30, sub-ject to annual approval by the Board of Directors. OFFtCERS AND DtRECTORS FOR 1966-67 VINCE SANNER President JOE McMURRAY Secretary BOB ROBINSON Director BILL SOUTHARD BILL CARLSON Treasurer WALT MARTINI Director WALTWEHNER TOM JONES DON BROWN GAY PRATHER WAYNE ZEIGER OFF!CERS FOR 1966-1967 President — R.t. RICHARD T. EVANS - Salt Lake City, Utah Governor — District 530 JOHN N. CLAY — 2 3 0 4 Huntington Dr., San Marino, California WILLIAM W SOUTHARD, Jr. — 3 1 ! Parkway East, Las Vegas, Nevada