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Lutherans plan annual soup day The annual Lutheran Soup Day will be held in Mankato Wednesday, Jan. 28. Serving will begin at ll:30 a.m. and continue through the supper hour. The menu will include chili, vegetable beef, chicken noodle and oyster soup, along with sandwiches, pie and drinks. Home delivery will be available. Will hold mid-winter VF meetings Friday The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary for the Department of Kansas will be holding their Depart- Friendship Meals Jan. 19 through Jan. 23 Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Baked pork chop, sweet potatoes, green beans, cinnamon applesauce, brownie, Wednesday: Roast beef, potatoes, gravy, broccoli, Jell-O cake. Thursday: Turkey tetrazzini, peas, peaches, garlic bread. Friday: Pizza, tossed salad, pine- apple, cookie. Meals delivered by Catholic Church. Fmrninghonoat ment Mid-Winter meetings in Lawrence Friday through Sunday. All lol I-lays State Local students are among the 1,167 named by Fort Hays State University to the Deans Honor Roll for the fall 2014 semester. The list includes undergraduate stu- dents only. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60 education. Among those named to the honor roll was Eric Austin McFarlane, a 2012 graduate of Rock Hills High School and a senior majoring in organizational leadership; Hannah Iolene Mahin, Courtland, a senior majoring in elementary educa- tion; Jarred Michael Stindt, Republic, a 2011 graduate of Republic County High School and a senior majoring in agricultural education; Joshua Michael McDowell, Lebanon, a 2012 graduate of Smith Center High School and a junior majoring in justice studies. CCCC announces fall 2014 honors list Cloud County Community College . has announced the names of students on the Fall 2014 presidential honors list. To be named to the honors list, students must be enrolled in a mini- mum of 12 hours of college coursework and achieve a minimum 3.6 grade point average. The following students have been named to the list: Hannah Smith, Jewell; Bowe Behymer, Glen Elder; Steven Gunderson, Beloit; Travis Huber, Courtland; Kody Molzahn, Esbon; Andrea Peterson, Courtland; and Sharon Shamburg, Beloit. Jewell Co. Readers to meet Monday The Jewell County Readers will meet at the Randall Library at 2 p.m. Monday to discuss The Worst Hard Times. Marilyn Johnson will lead the discussion• Year-in-review Continued from page 1 Simmelink, daughter of Chad and Jen- nifer Simmelink, and Miley Havens, daughter of Julie McEntee and Larry Havens, showed generous hearts with their donations to the Burr Oak Com- munity Library building fund. To- gether, the youths donated $290, which was matched with the Thanksgiving Challenge for a total donation of $580 ! Frank Shelton retired form CPI at the end of the year. Sealed bids for the playground equipment located at the former Jewell elementary school were opened. After reviewing the bids, the city council accepted the highest bid on each piece of equipment• Bob Johnson and Mike Harris stepped down as managers of J&amp;H Service, and their sons, Jerod Johnson and Guthrie Harris, took over the busi- ness. LaVemia Peters, Formoso postmas- ter, retired effective Dec. 31. She served as the postmaster in Formoso since October 1993. The Jewell County Resource Coun- cil asked for help. The council wants to put books back into the hands of chil- dren who live in Jewell County. Jewell County lost funding for Dolly Parton' s Imigination Library program. The Jewell County Resource Council agreed to be a sponsor for the program, but needed funding to participate. Kole Vance and Aaron Underwood. Highlander's Club meets in Red Cloud The Highlander' s Club women met Jan. 8 at a cafe in Red Cloud for lunch• Beth Walker was hostess. Alyce Gillett, president, called the meeting to order• Eleven members and two children an- swered roll call by stating their favor- ite winter pastime• Secretary's report was read and approved• Treasurer's report was given• For old business, the hostess calen- dar was handed out. For new business, it was approved to pay the $5 to the Esbon community for the calendar• A baby quilt was discussed• lone Shipley and Jean Davis will be in charge of quilt materials• The women had lunch at the cafe and the hostess had mini-loaves of banana bread for them to take home. The next meeting will be FeK 12. Jeri Shute will be the hostess• Burr Oak Community Club holds Jan. meeting Thursday, January 15, 2015 The Evangelical Lutheran Ladies were entertained with a music program by Gayle Molzhan and her piano students, Jan. 7• Pictured (from left) are Sam Underwood, Gayle Molzhan, Jacob Underwood, Jaclyn Yelken, (front) Eli Vance, for serving at 5 p.m. Those attending will bring griddles for cooking the pancakes• Future events to be sponsored by the Community Club will be a soup supper March 15 and a baked potato bar April 19. Plans for those events will be made at the February and March meetings. Peggy reported that at the last meet- ing of the Jewell County Transporta- tion Committee it was stated that to date $29,000 had been raised to be matched by the grant. Sue Tucker will once again contact the Rock Hills High School counselor concerning the scholarship applications members are encouraged to attend to learn the latest on the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary programs. The Department VFW and Ladies Auxiliary will also be recognizing the Voice of Democracy winners in the seven districts and selecting a depart- ment winner. The department winner will receive a paid trip to Washington D.C.. the first week of March to attend the National Awards banquet. Harmony UMW. holds pledge nrice Rosalie Menhusen led the Harmony United Methodist Women members in a special pledge service during the Jan. 7 meeting. The service gave members an opportunity to promise to pray for and give money to the missions and missionaries UMW supports. Rosalie shared information about specific mis- sion projects and the missionaries that serve God through the projects. During the business meeting con- ducted by Elaine Heskett, president, it was announced interested in partici- pating in the legislative event in To- peka Feb. 8 and 9 needed to register before Jan. 15. Those who have participated in the reading program are to submit their list of books read, Plans were made for the annual dinner to be held March 21. All UMW members asked to attend the UMW Sunday and installation of officers planned for Jan. 18. Pike exhibit opens Kansas Day at Pawnee Indian Museum Pawnee Indian Museum State His- toric Site will commemorate Kansas Day by opening the special exhibit, "Zebulon Pike: Southwest Expedition of 1806-1807," on Jan. 29. The Friends of Pawnee Indian Museum will serve refreshments from 2 to 4 p.m. Admis- sion is free for the day. Pawnee Indian Museum is located at480 PawneeTrail, near Republic• For more information, call the museum or visit their website at In 1806, explorer Zebulon Pike and his small party convinced the Kitkehahkl Pawnee to lower the Span- ish flag-al raise theAmerican flag• The historic event is commemorated in this special exhibit• Artifacts, paint- ings, maps, and photographs related to Pike's visit with the Pawnee are fea- tured, including a musket ball mold believed to have been left behind by the explorers• The exhibit runs through April 30. The Museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Satur- day. There is an admission fee for the museum. Kansas Historical Founda- tion members and children five and younger admitted free• The Pawnee Nation was the domi- nant power of the central plains for hundreds of years• The museum tells I III 4-H News I The Mankato Eager Beavers met Jan. 11 in the basement of the Mankato United Methodist Church• Vice presi- dent Anastasia Willetts called the meet- ing to order. Valencia Willitts, Riley Westgate and Faith Reinert led the flag salute. Roll call was "Name the 4-H projects you are enrolled in?" and was answered by 18 members, three lead- ers, six parents and one guest• Katie Reinert reported from last 4- H council meeting. The theme for this year's fair is "A Century of Celebra- tion." For the program, Anastasia Willetts gave a parliamentary procedure on amending a motion. Sam Underwood gave a health talk on what healthy foods you should put on your dinner plates and what proportions of food to take. Emma Reinert gave a demon- stration to make a perfect six point snowflake. Waude Underwood talked about how to load a trailer. Whitley Frost led the song, "Old McDonald." Following the meeting, the group made snowman crafts and will deliver them to Long Term Care. Jewell County Memories 120 years ago Warren Miller picked 68 turkeys. That breaks the record in Jewell City. There are very few families in Jew- ell who need any help to get through the winter• The Jewell City Schools are having a good year. Louis Worick, Jewell, has been sick for three weeks. He started in with the mumps• D. R. Seymour still stands by his prediction that 1895 will bring us a big the story of a Pawnee village that may have existed as early as the 1770s. The most remarkable feature is the museum's centerpiece -- the exca- vated floor of a large Pawnee earth lodge. The museum is one of 16 state historic sites operated by the Kansas Historical Society. I farmers to patromze it. 90 years ago Wednesday Was the coldest morn- ing of the season -- two below. Corn money is beginning to circu- late. The Brubaker elevator sold at auc- tion for $3,200. The Citizen's State Bank was the purchaser. The third Mitchell County oil well will be put down near Cawker. If Iowa and Illinois would step out for the Community Club Scholarship corn crop• tbr 2015. Mr. Bidge Pool, a young man in Glenny reported she had set up a page for the Burr Oak Community Club on Facebook. She has several pictures and two videos posted and has been getting positive comments on the page. With no other business brought forth, the meeting was adjourned. At- tending the meeting were Cheryl Hillman, Wait and Peggy Wilson, John Brown's Creek Township, shot his thumb off by the accidental discharge of a gun. One firm in Jewell has already bought 1,500 turkeys this season• In about one year we will see those people now leaving Jewell County re- turning and buying their old farms • back at about twice what they are now selling for. of the ring, corn would always be a dollar• Barney Menhusen, Mankato, hit a man with his car, knocking him down. When he jumped out to see what he had done, he found that the injured man was his own father. The car was going slowly and the injuries vere not se- vere. If cold weather waited until every- body was ready, it would wait for Au- gust. Milt Bartholomew: More spread- Peggy Wilson called the Jan. 8 and Sue Tucker, Bob Hines, Sandra It is a "fowl" trick to scatter dead meeting of the Burr Oak Community 'i=k. 'i'=- .... ff---Gim-,,BamX.. _C:_,._=. , .... ,:^- adw-., and an ,, ers have been sbld iri Sewell than at any ........ : .......  ..........  ........ B ll, et-,3 uLt,,tt U4no ; u.r , .... cmc,,Jcn.u. 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Workers should come at 4 p.m• to get everything ready A suggestion that someofthe youth Students named to organizations might be willing to take Deazl's list at over decorating the Gazebo Park at Christmas time was presented by Bob Bthany College Hines. The suggestion will be taken More than 180 Bethany College Pancake-Sausage Supper students have been named to the dean's list for their academic performance doring the fall 2014 semester• To qualify for the list, students must be enrolled full,time and earn a semes- ter grade point average of at least 3•5• Among the students named to the dean's list is Katia Matter, Jewell, a theatre and communications major• Sunday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Burr Oak Community Center Burr Oak, Kan, Proceeds go to Community Club Scholarship Fund last night and considerably bruised. The horse shyed at something• This has been the best poultry week of the season• Turkeys come in by the wagon load every day. A big steam grinder has been grind= ing wheat for Robertson all the week. They knock Out 500 bushels per day. The farmers around Jewell are very tired of going from 15 to 30 miles to mill. If the Jewell mill can be got going again i t will cause much satisfaction, and we think there will be a general disposition among the merchants and is to walk• If you want to have any fun with an automobile you must live in the country. There are more young mules being fed in Jewell County than I ever saw fed before. 80 years ago While other sections were getting million dollar snow we got about 25 cents worth. The train got three car loads of pick-up stuff from Burr Oak to Randall. Farmers can ship one cow or one pig at ar load rates. Free will offering m ! l Reminder ,, | "The Home on  I the Range Cabin" Sorry - by El Dean Holthus ]Thursday, Jan. 15, NO Third Sunday Buffot 7:30 p.m. | at the Little Theatre, In January at |Rock Hills Junior-Senior I I: I l-- .-- .- f--,£A I J High School IL3.,s Mankato, Kan. 1 r Mankato Thank You Soup Day Lutheran Thank00 to the City of Mankato and the Mankato Volunteer Fire Department for the wonderful retirement reception. The plaque from the department, the words of tribute and certificates of recognition from the City of Mankato, Kansas State Firefighters Assn. and the State of Kansas were greatly appreciated. A special note of gratitude to our citizens of Mankato and rural Fire District 4  for the cards, gifts, and your pres-  ence at my reception.  It has been my privilege to have }. ! been your fire chief. And l know our : -' deDartmont i left in ood hands. P •  <: .... Jy. j t,... , Thank You Thank you everyone for the telephome calls, cards and lovely flowers that made my•95th birtla- day special. = ,- Alethia Loomis • We would like to thank all Of those who donated and contributed to my mother Helen Hayden while She is battling cancer. Thank you all for your support and prayers during this time to help my family get through this rough time. Thank you for all the cards that were sent also. It means so much to my mother. Can't thank you all enough. Thank you so much. Sadie Hayden and Family L3.15 Thank You I wish to thank all family and friends for cards, visits, phone calls, flowers, emails, and prayers while in the hospital and home. Each gave me a big lift. Also, to Rod Rose, Gerry Sharp, and the Beioit Meth' odist minister, who visited me often and gave me so much support. May God Bless all of You. Neva Shoemaker 3.15 2-' Tt, ank YoU ] Thanks to all Our family, relativesl/ and friends who helped us celebrate] and make our 50th wedding anni-[ versarv special. J wednesday, THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3B A man with a government job thinks- _-5 . , the Depression is over. One turkey pool in the north pariof "' the county sold 2,000 turkeys.. = River dams are being built at Osborne and Alton with federal funds .... : , Carl Brown, Jeweli, hears of a man who asked to be hanged on Monday / because he had heard that Friday was  = an unlucky day. := Lyle Dugger, Ionia, has been ac- ;'-Tr cepted in the Army and is to take up - -"' cooking as his special study. We are glad to report a light rain, which lasted about two hours. . • City water is now installed in the '.: telephone office in Randall. ,7: 60 years ago • ,.  Chet Hanson, Mankato, lost his foot- -" ing on a hay baler platform and fell into ...... the machine• The baler plunger was in • - the down stroke at the time and as it ::' ;: came up, Mr. Hanson was able to extri- :'.'; cate himself. He suffered five broken ribs and severe bruises to his shoulder• " ' The group which has been drilling the oil test on the Gooch farm five miles north of town, reported the well ;' was abandoned after the drillers had gone to a depth of 3,847 feet. ": .... The weather was four above zero at ' ''' 7 a.m. That makes a person shake the lead out of his pockets while doing , chores. * :"' The gravel" pit by the lake is a busy ' place. Some gravel is going as far as Burr Oak. The county puts it on the truck for 45 cents per cubic yard. :" Little Patricia Wiedenhaft daugh- :"' ter of David Wiedenhaft, Ionia, was rushed to the doctor last Saturday for the removal of a marble from her throat. • Patricia is recovering from the acci- ' dent. Don Fetrow, Formoso, has received "'" his discharge from military service and " " is visiting home folks here. A TV set was installed this week at the County Farm as aChristmas present . to the residents there. Money for the ' set was raised by popular subscription. The weather has been dry and a few • ' :' snow flurries. It has been like a Spring day today. - John Loomis has been to St. Joe ' ' with two loads of fat steers -- $26.25. He has one more load to go to Kansas City, then the boys can go for a trip to ' (" help pay for taking care of cattle• " '1 r " 40 years ago According to Gail Colson, Mankato Continued to page 7 Simon on Pratt CC dean's honor roll To be on the dean's honor roll at Pratt Community College, a student must be full time students (at least 12 credit hours) and must have a GPA. between 3.5 and 3.99. Listed on the most recent dean's list - is Latisha Simon, Mankato. . UTE T, EAtER • Friday, Saturday & Sunday Jan. 16, 17, 18 • 7:30 p.m. Unbroken Aftera nearfatalplane crash in WWlI, Olympian Louis Ampemni spends a har- rowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before ha's caught by the Japa- nese and sent to a prisoner of war camp. Alter the Japanese have him, they send him to a refugee camp, only to face daring challenges head on Rated PG-13 for war violence in- cluding intense sequences of brutalily and for brief language. .= Mankato, Kan. • 785-378-3172 I Notice of 13th Annual Meeting Jewell County Resource Council Tuesday, Jan. 27 • 11 a.rn. The Buffalo Roam Steakhouse East Highway 36 Mankato, Kan. Crazy Hat and Cap its best Contest Friday, Jan. 16 _ . DJ Kenny Rhea ., Everyone and Karaoke  _ Welcome "" 8 p.,'77, until close "" Superior VFW 118 South Central Street • Superior, Neb. 5014 ( JANUARY SUNDAY SPECIAL January 11, 18 and 25, 2-7 p.m. B u),- one00z-za---00 BOB'S INN AND HUNT BROTH£R$ PIZZA _ 119 E. Jefferson, Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3201 ,/