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8A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Humanities council speaker at Lawrence-Nelson Dale Clark presented a program on "A Young Man's Journey on the Orgeon "Frail". Wednesday at the Lawrence-Nelson Elementary School. His presentation was about an emi- grant group in of about 1,000 people who left Independence, Me. in 1843, traveling to Oregon guided by Marcus Whitman. The group included more than 100 women and 600 children. During the next 25 years, more than 350,000 emigrants made the 2,000- mile journey in this huge voluntary migration. i Davenport By Carol Lowery The monthly birthday party was held at the senior center Thursday. There were three birthdays celebrated. The homeschobled children from this area gave the program, Lydia Reinke played a piano parfait. Shayla Meyer played the violin. Rachel Reinke played classical piano. Isaac Nielsen played the piano and Jordan Under- wood did mime drama. Jerry and Sharon Littrel took his mother, who had come from Wauneta to Lincoln. to have knee surgery on Thursday. Janet Voss hosted relatives and ifriends on Saturday evening for her husband. Allen's. 60th birthday. Don and Arlene Vorce were in McCook for the weekend meeting her brothers, Don, and Marcy Wiechman, Longmont. Colo.. Alvin. and Lois Wiechman. Salina, and Richard, and LaVonna Wiechman. Marysville, for their annual birthday celebration hon- oring twins Arlene and Don. Don Vorce was asked to bring his accor- dion. The girls. Edna Johnson and Carol Lowery helped Arlene Vorce celebrate her birthday early, The three are the onginal country girls. Edna Johnson attended hospital guild meeting at the Thayer County Hospital in Hebron last Wednesday morning. District I 1 of the American Legion Auxiliary postponed the meeting which was called offwhen the weather took them for a change. It now will be on March 27 at Milligan with dinner at the local cafe. Burning, Davenport and Shickley schools are now to be known as the Eagles. They will be having football, basketball and track together. Marty Ficken Jr. came from Iola. Texas. and visited his grandmother, Annie Ficken. for several days. He left on Saturday morning to go to Ames. Iowa. to visit his brother, Joe, for several days and then will return to Annie's. Friday evening Annie Ficken. Marty Ficken and Deloris VanSkiver had their everfing meal at the cafe in Strang. Blythe Wegener, Kearney, and Lucy Wegener. Hebron, visited Satur- day with Cleora Ficken and fixed din- ner. LaVerne and Irene Hartman at- tended tile funeral for Donna Kruieger at St Paul's Lutheran Church in Hastings last Wednesday. She was a special friend. After the burial, lunch was served. Matt. Leisa. Kinzley and Camp- bell Keim brought pizza to Shirley Keims home on Friday evening. Dennis and Zola Johnson attended the open house honoring Keith and Virgene Gunn at tile Church of the Plains in Edgar on Saturday alter- noon. The Gunns were celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Book Club met at Mariam Kimbrough's home last Monday evening. Ten members attended The book discussed was. "Still Alice." Mariam served lunch. Friday Dale and Sallie Pfeifer met Bill arid He len McCoubrie in York for Iunch. Abb Miller. Britney Walburn and Irene McKenna from Bruning-Daven- port went to Peru to attend the honor Choir. Their music teacher. Mr. Liesher. accompanied them. They sang in a concert and returned home last Tues- day evening. Cheryl Walburn attended the con- ference speech meet held at Harvard. Bruning-Davenport won first in tile conference. Katharine Keim, widow of Myron Keim. died Friday evening. She had Crowl Tree Tree removal, Trimming and p Removal -x Insured / Reasonable rates | Free estimates ..,) Phone 402-879003608 ............ r ii ' 'n i r ' M&R Bookkeeping and Tax Service 454 N, Bloom Street P,0, Box 424 o Superior, Neb. 68978 402-879,4764 mrbkkeeping@h0tmail,c0m Marilyn Peterson Thursday, March 4.2010 been living in Omaha with her son, Lon, Survivors are Lon and Roger and their families. Services were held at Christ's Lutheran Church (m Wednes- day morning. Harold Gerberding joined Barb Powers for lunch on Friday. Nathaniel Powers of Deshler was a weekend guest of his grandmother Barb Powers. Rich and Wanda Moiser went to Omaha on Friday /'or a doctor's ap- pointment and then met Nancy and Owed Mosier of Lincoln and Lance. Angela, Erin and John Mosier of Omaha for an evening of swimming and pizza. Saturday Rich and Wanda were entertained at Erin's Dance class. After eating lunch with the Lance Mosier family, they returned home Kelly was in Texas with the UNL base- ball team. A surprise carry-in dinner was held at the Davenport Community Building on Saturday for the 35th anniversary for Bruce and Gina Freitag, Byron. Many relatives turned out for this spe- cial celebration hosted by their chib dren. Duane and Deb Miller went to San Antonio. Texas, on Feb. 18. Duane is a member of the Swine Commodity Advisory Committee for the American Farm Bureau Federation. His commit- tee of 16 members, along with the other commodity advisory committees. developed recommendations for the AFBF Board to consider. The Millers visited tile Alamo, the Riverwalk. and a country music show: They returned home on Sunday, Feb. 21, Maylin Day, Hebron. celebrated her first birthday with a supper party at the home of her parents, Josh and Kelli Day. Her grandparents. Tim and Deb- bie Lowery, Colton and Morgan, and Gerica Miller and friend. Shane, Hastings, all attended. Many other relatives Wished Maylin a happ birth- day. Davenport Senior Senter Menu Monday, March 8: Tator-tot casse- role, mixed veggies, Danish petite, pineapple and oranges. Tuesday, March 9: Ham ball Parsleyed potatoes, green bean casse= role, ice cream. Wednesday, March 10: Chicken with wild rice soup, cheese salad sand- wich, tropical fruit, cookie. Thursday, March t1: Hamburger gravy over mashed potatoes, peas and carrots butterscotch pudding. Friday, March 12: Pollock wedge, Bistro bakers, corn, sliced peaches. I I I I Guide Rock By Sandy Larkey Gary Derr came from Campbell for lunch with his sister, Jan Cole. Then. James and Faith Cole came from Scribner for the weekend with Jan. On Feb. 23, Carol Anderson and Jan Cole helped Keron Bailey celebrate her birthday by having a coffee hour with her. Coffee hour at the senior center SAVE included the monthly birthday party though nobody with a February birth- day came to the party. Lenore Weber Wanda Langer, Jeaniece Montgom- ery, Caroldene Williams. Lee Doughman, Gertie Heller and Sandy Larkey shared dark chocolate bundt cake, two kinds of chocolate brownies. and a butter-pecan-coffee cake. The serving table was decorated with a red tablecloth, rose-print napkins, and a floral arrangement. Lee had made the bundt cake and served it on a "crystal" plate stand with a "crystal" goblet hold- ing a white "whipped cream" style topping to spoon over the cake. The table looked attractive and made the food taste even better! If you had a February birthday--or even if you didn't--should have been there! The elevators have been pretty quiet the last week or so. Ely's said the only thing they really had going was plan- ning their pancake feed. The Community Club Soup Supper was not well attended because of the weather, it was just a nasty day, cloudy with a bit of "snizzle" all day long. They did. however, clear more than $200. Pity more people didn't show up; they had a real spread of goodies. There was a choice of chili or chicken noodle soup, hamburger buns with roast beef. turkey breast, spiced ham and two kinds of cheeses and several pans of brownies. On Feb. 24. The Guide Rock Cem- etery meeting was held with Bob Bencken. Billy Wernecke. Bud Fisher. Keith Hartman. Don Schiermeyer and Marvin Hartman attending. The meet- ing was called to order by president Bencken. the last minutes were read and approved. The treasurer's report was given and a morion was made by Bud Fisher and a seconded by Bill Wernecke to approve, approved unani- mously. The southwest end of the fence was repaired and a part of the northwest put in. Thanks to Bob and Billy. A motion was made by Bud Fisher" and seconded by Don Schiermeyer to call for bids on a new mower approved unanimously. Mar- vin Hartman came aboard as a new member and accepted the presidency Memoriams were given to the cem- etery m the names of Pauline Gay Darwin by Andy and Senga Jensen. and by Ken and Keron Bailey, in memory of George and Ellen Sholtz by Barb Sholtz Blecha and family, and in memory of Bill Sholtz and Shirley Sholtz Gleason. Tile men' s breakfast was held at the Baptist church on Saturday, Feb. 20, with men fi'om Superior, NorthBranch. Mankato and Guide Rock attending. Daisie and Keith Hamnan visited the Red Cloud Nursing Home Feb. 19 Daisie plaed music and Keilh gave the devotion. "We get a big blessing vismng with the pe(]ple.'" Daisie said Not much news this week. I am threatening to have Dave write a poern for the column if people didn't get oul and start doing things I can write about- -but Idon't think anybody is irnpressed with that threat. we figure no news is goodt news'? Jason Jensen (foreground middle) helps Andrew Brittenham (right) input information as part of the CHIP(child identification program) at Superior High School on Friday. In the background, Mason Ely records Christian Freeman's voice pattern as part of the program. The CHIP program utilizes a video interview, finger and "toothprints," a DNA cheek swab and still photograph for identification purposes if a child is missing. The program is sponsored by local Freemasons each year. "weekend guests of Barbara were Vicky SlSCO Your local authorized retailer 138 E. Fourth St. Superior, Neb. 68978 (402) 879-3705 Nora By Helen Gebers i Steve and Diane Gebers attended a surprise 35th wedding anmversary din- ner honoring Bruce and Gina Frietag at the Daven port Community Center Sat- urday noon Sue Williams visited her parents, Art and Pat Soundy. in Hastings Thurs- day. Joan Schiermever and Pat Frahm accompanied Julie Meyer and Mary Ann Meyer to a fish fry at Lawrence Friday evening. Marvin and Virginia Lewis. Don and Helen Gebers. Steve and Diane Gebers. Dave and Sherry Gebers and Ron and Nancy Hofts attended the girl' s district basketball championship- game at York High School Friday evemng. Norman and Rosella Lunzmann were Thursday evening visitors of Don and Helen Gebers. Sunday afternoon visitors of Don and Helen were Charlie and Eleanor Stiles. Murlene Schleufer visited her another. Beulah Ray Saturday after- noon. Week-nd guests of" Barbara Stutzman were Cori Bennett. Brandon an4 Katelsn and friend Chandra of _ McPherson. Kan.. andLauraandAlexis Folkerts of GreatBend. Saturday they attended a wrestling meet at Adams Central High School. Kit Wagner took part in that meet Sunday dinner and N E'T W O R K AIITlt0RIZEB RETAILEII Digital Home Advantage offer requires 24-month commitment and credit qualification. 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The team which now has a 20-3 season record will open the tournament at 3:45 this afternoon (Thursday) against Tri-CounD at Lincoln High School. There was a great turn out for the Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department pancake and pork sandwich feed held Saturday. Husker football players and KU volleyball players were in atten- dance. Jesse Wentworth of Red Cloud was a Friday visitor of Stephany Black. Megan. Jordan and Rosalie Black and Gage Goring were Saturday wsi- tors of Bob Black prior to attending the fire hall pork feed and auction. Bob and Lana Black were Sunday night visitors of the R} an Black fam- ily. Ryan Black was a Friday visitor of Steve Imler. We had some nice weather and the thaw was stam ng. Then this area awoke Monday to another covering of snow. Dalen was a weekend visitor of Megan Black. They went to.Juniata for a Saturday night dinner. Highland By IvaLee Jacobitz Uyvonne Knehans and Muriel Follmer attended a dinner at a Nelson cafe Wednesday with other members of the Red Hat Group. Thursday, Muriel. Uyvonne. Donna Jensen and Ivalee Jacobitz supper together at a Nelson cafe to honor Uyvonne on her birthday. Markandrew Von Gunten. Faith and Andrew were Saturday supper guests of John and Donna Jensen. Diane Wehrman, Connie Porter. Betty Mazour. Joann Hurt. Peggy Cassell and Ivalee Jacobitz attended the LDCCW meeting at Lawrence Sa- cred Heart Church Saturday morning. Mallory and Kaden Kleen. and Chase Ostdiek spent rime with Gary and Bernita Ostdiek over the week- end. Dared and Kristen were Sunday dinner guests of Bernita and Gary when they came to get Chase. Drew :Cassel) spent the weekend witia Don and Peggy. Dennis Follmer was a Friday sup- per guest of his mother. Muriel. Kathy Follmer. Betty Adamson and Lacy Follmer. Lincoln. Neb.. visited Muriel Friday:evening. Mark Follmer, Karessa and Kately n came Friday night for the weekend. Saturday, Mark, Muriel and Evie Olsen went to Grand Island to attend tile Southwest High School Chorus. Kel sey Follmer sang with the group m competition. Ivalee Jacobitz took supper to share with Terre. Evan and Emily Tuesday. Sunday afternoon visitors of Ivalee were Jeanette Wolfe. Jaycee Markee Jacobitz and Jared Wolfe. Dan called on Ivalee two times. Peggy and Denny Cassell and Ivalee Jacobitz were among others attending the card party at Sacred Heart Catholic church Sunday evening. Those with high scores were Jean Anne and Ken Himmelberg. Lila Mertens and Mike Buresh had low. Extra prizes were won by Bernadine Karmazin and Ken Himmelberg. Eldrick and Elsie Grummert at- tended the soup and pie supper at the benefit gven for the people of Haiti Sunday afternoon. Oak By Phyllis Schmitt Aside from the normal activities at the First Community Church. there will be achurch board meeting Wednes- day night. Ladies Bible Study Friday afternoon, and men's breakfast Satur- day morning. There will be a benefit for Bob Gri frith at the Davenport Com- mumty Building on Sunday I don't know about an}one else. but I've enjoyed watching the Winter Olympics the last two weeks. We should be proud of the USA athletes. Philip Sears and Verla Snyder have returned to Oak after bein one a week. Verla was in Wichita-w[th Lee and Margaret S n yder and Phi li p helped his brother. David, and family move from Michigan to Oklahoma. They saw Andy Snyder and friend, Chris- tina. while in Wichita. Don and Lola Biltofl attended bas- ketball games this week. The Lawrence-Nelson boys played at Sandy Creek last Tuesday night, and the Lawrence-Nelson girls played in Beatrice Friday night. Phyllis Schmitt was a breakfast guest of her daughter, Dixie Drohman, at a Deshler cafe last Tuesday. Donna Gillan helped in the kitchen at the Yale Meyer funeral last Tues- day. Last Wednesday, she attended Bible study and picked up Anders after school and had baked him a birthday cake. That evening, she, along with Brent, Cheryl and Anders Jensen went out for supper to celebrate. Thursday morning was coffee time, and she went to Superior in the afternoon. Last Wednesday noon, the Nelson Red Hatters, the Ruby H'Attitudes, met for lunch at a Nelson cafe. Among those attending were Donna Gillan, Gerry Eckles and Phyllis Schmitt. Lola Biltoft and Doris Ahrens played dominoes at Pat Brusseau's home last Wednesday night. OnThurs- day, Marllyn Mosier accompanied Lola to Hastings where they met Emma Skinner and Alberta White for lunch. Janell Hanson visited Pauline Hanson on Thursday. On Friday, Alfred and Janell took Pauline out for breakfast, then went on to Superior where Alfred and Glen Mueller were working at the Sullivan farmhouse. Janell treated Pauline and Glen to lunch at a cafe and the women went shop- ping. Friday morning, Phyllis Schmitt attended the surprise birthday coffee honoring Pat Boozikee, at the Ruskin cafe. It was planned by her husband. That evening, Phyllis attended the fish fry at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hebron Donna Giltan and Terri Oltmans went to Lincoln. Neb., Saturday morn- ing. In the afternoon, they met at the clubhouse at Jessica Shelburn's apart- ment building for a family gathering where Barb Glaserjoined them. They ate supper out and were overnigh't guests of Jessica. On Sunday, they met Brady Oltmans for lunch, then attended Drew's basketball game, which B rent. Cheryl and Adders Jensen also attended. Upon returning home. Donna attended the fundraiser soup supper at the Nelson auditorium. Claudia Hanson and Angela Garver visited Pauline Hanson Saturday. On Sunday, Pauline and Phyllis Schmitt ate dinner out in Chester. Later in the afternoon. Alfred Hallson visited his mother. Gaylen and Jackie Cox attended grandson. 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