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8A THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, March 19, 1992 A Burlington Northern worktrain is in Superior this week for replacement of the railroad's branch line crossing over a creek in East Superior. A large crane was brought in to drive the pilings for the new bridge. One observer estimated the bridge being replaced may have dated to the 192Os. The railmed has been able to utilize a siding bridge to get around the construction site. PUBLIC AUCTION We will sell the Iollowing property at public auction at the farm located 3 miles East, 3 miles North, 1 mile East and 3/4 mile North of Republic, Ks. or 1 mile South, 1 mile East and 1/4 mile South of Byror, Nebraska, on: MONDAY, MARCH 30 Auction begins at 9:30 a.m. Sharp NOTE: Tractors will sell at 12:30 and good machinery at approx. 12:45, be on time, a real nice auction. TRACTORS 1967 John Deere 4020, diesel tractor, 3 pt., 2 hyds., wtd., new rear tires, 5644 act. hrs., slick; 1959 John Deere #630, gas tractor w/3 pt., hyds., roll a matic, new rear tires, A-l; 1942 John Deere "B" tractor; set of 18.4 x 34 clamp on duals, like new; MACHINERY Gnuse, 3 pt., 7V= ft. rear dirt scoop, heavy duly w/hyd, dump; Krause 18 ft. field cultivator #1501 w/harrow attach. & hyd. fold wings;. Wood Cadet #72, 5 ft., 3 pt., pto shredder; IHC #10, 16-8 grain drill w/lert., rubber press, hyd. lift, white box; tHC #360, 24 ft. fold up spdngtooth w/harrow attach; IHC #480 tandem wheel disk, 18 ft. w/spring fold wings; John Deem 16-8 model "B" grain drill w/seeder & good disks; John Deere #78, 3 pt. rear blade 611= ft.; 2 wheel field sprayer w/110 gal. fiberglass tank w/booms & controls; 2 - JD 14 ft. RWA tandem wheel disks; Dempster 4 row, 3 pt., rotary molboard lister; JD #5 sickle mower, 7 f:.; JD 3 pt., 4-14 mid. plow; JD 3 pt., 3-14 mid. plow; JD model "A" 2 wheel manure spreader; JD #500, 12 ft. rod weeder; Graham Hoeme 10 ft. pull type chisel; 2 wheel heavy dutytmtler w/8 x 13' bed; JD 5-14 pull type plow w/hyd, lift; 4 wheel hay trailer w/tricycle front end & 8' x 16' flat bed; JE' 4 section pull type rotary hoe; JD 4 section harrow; JD 4 row pull weeder; 10 ft. pull type landerr Gisk; 2 single disks; 12 It. springtooth; assort, of springtooths; 3 ssc. harrow; old drag; combln  'fn on 2 steel wheels; wood flare box trailer w/4 wheel chassis; assort, old axles & wheels; AN]IQUES AND COLLECTABLES High whez,, wood wagon w/lx, good shape; wagon tongues; assort, of harness; pair of saddle begs; 3 walking plows; 2 - JD 5 teeth'cultivators; Deem Mansure seeder; Deere & Mansure check row planter; Van Brunt 12-7 drill; Deedng Ideal 5 ft. mower; 3, 1 row cultivators; assort, old wagon paas; assort, double trees, single trees & etc, 24 old machinery wheels & assort of dms; gdndstone; 2 Maytag washing machines: wood childs sled; copper boiler; 30 gal. Red Wing crock w/crack; 30 gal. cast kettle; 12 tin seats; 10 gal. cream can;wood wringer; Golden Rod oil can; 7 egg baskets; Conoco sign; 3 wood chicken crates; cast kettle; kitchen cabinet w/lrosted glass doors; wash board; wood rocker; 3 pattern back chairs; coal shovel; Atlantic wood stove; tin match box; wood high chair; tea kettle; cross cut saw; set of bells; sad irons; 2 wood'planes; old pump; tags, i.e.: 2 - 1931 Nebr., 1927 Nebr., 1935 KS.; 3 dolls; doll head; 6 Valentines; German religious cards; assort, post cards; assort, of other Valentines; checker set; JD grain binder book; Case thresher book; JD "B" book; quilting irames; jars; MISCELLANEOUS Acetylene welding outfit w/bottles; I/= hp. portable air compressor; new solid state #907, elec. 110 veil fencer; IHC #88, 110 volt fencer; Super 21,12 volt fencer; 6 sheets 4' x 15' H.D. tin; 21 cedar posts; 10 cedar posts, 6 ft.; 29 - 16 ft. wire cattle panels; 18 ft. pipe fence gate; 450 elec. fence posts; 100- 5% and 6 ft. steel posts; 20 new 51/= ft. steel posts; assort, used pipe & iron, flat & angle; big round bale feeder; rolls used barb wire; roll cribbing; assort, elec. fence wire; 6' & 7' stock tanks; assort, of used tires & wheels; merry go round; chicken feeders, etc.; barrels; 4 duck pens; 3 pt. draw bar; endless belt; JD 630 muffler; Remington 19" chain saw; 6 - 12 volt battery charger; 50 watt bug lighl; elec. heater; creeper; Handyman jack; assort, of oil; 6 ft. alum. ladder; 6 ft. wood step ladder; air bubble; B & D 3Is" ddlt; 2 pipe wrenches; 1/=- socket sets; open & box end wrenches; set of speed wrenches; 3 crescents; V2" Craftsman swivel ratchet; anvil; handsaws; tree saw; post vise; rechargeable screw driver; sledge; spade; jabbers; shovels; scythe; hammers; brace & bits; hand sprayer; log chains; grease guns; assort, of other tools & misc. Items too numerous to list; Delta Wing bicycle; exercise bike; LumbQr: 17- 2x8s, 18 ft. ;2x6s- 14 & 16'; ig. assort. 2x4s- 8 to 14'; 4x4s; timbers; 10- 2x8s- 10 ft.; 4 planks 18 & 20 ft.; pile of 1" barn siding; ig. assort, of other lumber, all good and has been in shed RUDOLPH AND ESTHER MARQuART, Owners PH 913-237-8668 Terms: Cash Lunch: On Grounds AUCTION CONDUCTED BY LARRY LAGASSE AUCTION & REAL ESTATE, INC. CONCORDIA, KANSAS PH: 913-243-3270 OR 243-3839 Larry Lagasse Lance Lagasse Bob Thummel Concordia, Ks. Ames, Ks. Be/oil, Ks. Johnson addresses Kiwanis Club Tom Johnson, Superior" Volunteer Fire Department public relations representative, spoke to the Superic Kiwanis Club Friday. Hewas assisted by Leo Zadina, Region 13 Civil Defense coordinator and Todd Kroeger, fire department member. Emphasis of the program was to encourage business people to have a plan for sheltering people in their business should a storm occur during business hours. Johnson pointed out the need for firemen to know where Ple would be sheltered. man conducting search and rescue following a storm need to know where to find store em- ployees: and customers. An upeoming Kiwanis ac- tivRy will be Kiwanis Club Day ou the KRFS radio station. The Kiwanis Club members serve as disk jockeys one April afternoon and evening. Judge faces suspension (Continued from Page IA) The co,uission said the use of the word '*nigger" was "insen- sitive, injudicious and demon- strafed an absence of active awareness of and concern for the sensitivity of African-American people." In an incident in Saline County District Court, Coady lectured a man who wasn't making child support payments. The man had said he quit work because of a disagreement with a supervisor. Coady told him, "You're in such a situation that if somebody insults you, you just go on and do it and take it. You know, black people have done it for years, and you are at the place where I suppose that you can be treated like a nigger, and you just have to take it just like the black people have had to." The commission's report said the issue is not whether Coady is racist or had an inadvertent slip of the tongue because public con- fidence in a speaker can be dam- aged by inappropriate public lan- guag.e even ff the speaker's in- tent m pure. How did we 9 learn habits. By Mel Rhcads Did you ever, while relaxing in your favorite chair, ponder such things as who invented the paper clip, the safety pin, a flashlight battery or a pair of scissors? Along the same line, I was trying to relax, without much success, when I got to won- dering: How did we ever learn to do certain things? How did we ever learn to: Use the wheel? Lick our fingers to turn a page? Wink? Scratch an itch? Eat an olive: Now that's one that took courage but, probably not as much as: Eating Limburger Cheese? How did we learn to: Make sugar out of nearly everything? Use money? Eat meat? Is it true, some chinaman burned his barn and a pig to learn to cook meat? I not only wonder how we learned, but why we learned to?: Smoke tobacco? ,?,at frog legs? Suck a lemon? Pickle cucumbers? Some other rather dubious bub we learfied to do: Chew gum. Eat luteflsk. Pickle herring, but am I ever ad some obviously intelligent Swede learned to do this, for I truly enjoy pickled herringl What ever possessed the first daring parson to: Eat a tomato. Ride a horse. Use a flag of truce. Build a boat. Milk a cow. Doesn't it seem peculiar that, at one time, in our ancient history, some character crawled up a tree and threw down a coconut, spent days trying to shave the hair off, crack the shell, then had the stupidity to try the coconut milk and eat the meat? I'm sorta glad about most, sorry about some and hope people are still stupid-brave- courageons-inquisitive enough to continue what we call progress I Reading gives us breadth, but study gives us depth. MUST BRING IN THIS'ENTRY FORM. Drawing April 4th Menke Drug 336'N Central, Superior, Neb. 402-879-4234 C( PUNTRY STORE 548 N BLOOM SUPERIOR, NEB (Formerly Shop Qwik) ..... i: b The Canfield brothers' shoe store in Burr Oak. Business owner's son shares of Burr Oak booming in the early By Gloria Garman Through two world wars and the Korean Con- flict, from black buuoned-up shoes, to colorful pumps, the Canfield Shoe Store saw lots of changes. The Canfield Shoe Store, Burr Oak, opened it's doors about 1904 and stayed in business until 1959. For more than 50 years the store served the commu- nity with the same owner-salesman. Richard Canfield, Burr Oak, son of the long- time owner, Adelbert Canfield, recently shared some memories, "Father aod his brother opened the store on the west side of main street. It was located where the bank building is pres- ently located." Canfield Bros. Shoe Store had lots of competi- tion and company in its' be- ginning days. Richard said, "In the early 1900s, Burr Oak was a boom town. The population exceeded 500 people and there were lots of businesses in Burr Oak." According to the adver- tising in the 1909 Burr Oak Herald papers, there were two banks. The Jewell County National Bank an- nounced a capital of $100,000. The Burr Oak State Bank charged 6 percent interest on loans. The White Hardware Company advertised high- grade sewing machines for $23.45, a six-hole range for $26.39, and sandwich hand shellers for $6.50. Tegley also had a hardware store. T.S. Mendehall was a jeweler and optician, H. A. Modlin could fix carriages and wagons, and C.H. Morris owned a livery barn. The latest in 1909 building materials could be bought at the Chicago Lumber and Coal Co. or from F.E. Burke. Other business advertised in the 1909 Burr Oak Herald included G.W. Howard, woodWorker, Burr Oak Furniture Co., Fearing Model Studio, W.E. Jones Insurance, Burr Oak Shoe Store, Miller Cash Store, Carhill Grocery, McCammon-Shores Re- alty Co., Lynn & Co. Drug Store, Smith Clothing, and Modlin's Millinery Store. Convis Merchantile Co. sold men's shoes for $3.68 and $9.98 bought a man's suit. Green Grocery sold canned peaches for 25 and canned corn was 3 for 25. Burr Oak had three medical doctors, Hawley, Kirk and Skinners, and a dentist, W.L. McCormick. Olney Music Company sold each. The ad read, "Piano knocking on your door." Th( oysters in season. W.W. Moore and E.J. Terrill were ment business. The Burr Oak Herald's $1.50 for a year. The just installed a new Junior Linotype, the its' kind in Richard membered, thought worked to crated, back other and and socialize." . The Canfield Shoe Store later Canfield Shoe In 1912, Richard didn't loose a Richard Canfield ness with the moved the who le with the stock still inside." In north. "Father, and later mother employed a high school I store in my high school The shoe store carried shoes and Richard added. "As the times Father tryed to keep up older, faithful customers needed." During the late 1930s Richard population was shifting to the cities. He shared, "I decided to go to college and not go into my business." Adelbert Canfield died in 1968 after closing the store. After living and working in eral years, Richard returned to because of his mother's poor health. Sl same year. He decided to retire m Burr Oak. madehis par( 's a nicer pace of life here and nice, It's home." 22 attend first youth group meeting scripture reference. A meal afterwards was provided by parents. The next meeting will be April 1 at 4:30 p.m., at the Methodist Church. No video this time, live music. Parents are welcome: Twenty-two gathered for the first meeting of the Guide Rock Youth group. They ranged in age from fifth through 12th grade. A Chrsitian music video was viewed. The song lyrics were discussed afterwards to see the life application and Time To Apply SPRING THE PREMIUM SPRING LAWN FOOD LAWN FOOD LAWN FOO0 WITH CRABGRASS WITH BROADLEAF PREVENTER Mcme a , heaW, WEED CONTROL thick green lawn Cormls over 3S IxoadleM Prevents germinatbn d 75.3-8 plus 3% iron crabgrass , Uniform feeding weeds Slow-roleased feeding of 15-b. bag covers 5,000 Slow-released feeding of 20-4-10 plus 2% ken for sq. ft. 25-3-3 plus 3% iron f(x faster green faster green 20-b. bag covers 5,000 .15-b. bag covers 5,000 sq.#. rlt. $8.99 $5. I0 $6.20 BUY ALL THREE APPLICATION PRODUCTS 50(X) square foot SPRING FEED CRABGRASS SPRING FEED WEED KILLER $18.99 BIG GREEN PREMIUM (Free Use Of Spreader W#h Product Purchase) GARDEN LAND ALL-PURPOSE GARDEN FOOD ... $3. 75 Hartman gathers to March Sunda 35 met at the home Daisie birthday of March 5, 6, Marvin and March 11 and neth Hartman, Attending Ida Hartman, Richard Hartman, Derek Hartman Summer, Colleen Duane Jr. Dale Marvin and all of Kathleen Phyllis Hartman, Terry, Arlene, Wiley and Don, Brian and Grand Island; and Jerimiah Shanna Troudt, Janice, Heather Hartman, Carl Keith and Daisie Guide Rock. Keith received Kenneth Hartrnan Fort Collins, Hartman family, Leslie and Lona Oak lll