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B TH SUPERIOR EXPRESS 00:',)rn00oso ?y 'v C;ordanier t q :;: information: The smallest! ,,  t e v.)rld is the Pandaka pygmes. ,t , ,ertain creeks in the Philip- , .i r:aches an average width of .., ahs of an inch, and the aver- .gtt of seven-sixteenths of a , is .o bigger than an ant, arid it , ty the tiniest creature w|th a ,ackbone that has ever been iaolat. Fhe slender body of this fish is virtu- ally transparent and the oaly clearly visible features are its comparatively large eyes. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Field Jr. vis- ited Ruby Stafford at the Belleville Health Care Center where she is a resident. The Fields also visited Gerry Osborne who is a resident of the Good Samaritan Home, Superior. HowarC visited Claire Osborne at his apart- ment in Superior the same day. Mr. and Mrs. Chet Hansen, Man- kate, visited Bradley Keeler. Also visiting was Taylor Clark. Bradley also) stated that his cousin, Ruby (Shackelton) Kissinger, for- mcrly of Montrose, died in Arlington, Va. last week. She was Bradley Kccler's cousin. Ann Keeler and Carol Rogers vis- ited Rosie Fintel, Superior Katherine Grimes hosted a luncheon at the cafe in Mankato Tuesday. Her guests were Ann Keeler, Carol Rogers, Marilyn Eaton and Margaret Colson. After lunch, Ann and Carol visited at the home of Katherine and Gordon (h i rues. Mankato. Garry Keeler, Baldwin City, vis- ilctl his mother, Ann Keeler. Iradley Keeler, Ann Keeler and KARL members belect Hurley as vice-chairman Allen Hurley, a farmer from the Repablic area has been elected vice chairman of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership (KARL) pro- gram Other officers are Jay Armstrong, M uscotah, chairm:m; Warren Weibert, Oberlin, secretary; and Gary Cotterill, Cherryvale, treasurer. KARL is an intensive two-year st udy and training program for emerg- ing leaders of the agricultural industry and rural communities of Kansas. Class members training includes 10 in-state sc miners, a national study tour to Wash- i,gtc)n DC and a 10-day international l,dy tour. Since 1990, KARL has helped 150 Kansans improve their leadership skills. Each two-year class includes 650 hours of training lot participants. The two-year cost per adult udent is $11.000 ,:)f which 82100 is stippdiled by donalions ThunKlay,/d118, 2002 I Ill II II III I I IIIIIIII i I Carol Rogers ate dinner in Belleville and visitea' Agnes Cusie at BeUeville Health Care Center. Charles Jacobsen visited Ann Keeler and Carol Rogers. Ann Keeler and Carol Rogers were supper guests of Nelson and Mema Keeler, Mankato. Jane Belt was a supper guest 9f Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Huber. " Gloria Massey had lunch with Becky Huber, The Wednesday morn- ing Bible study met at the home of Becky Huber. Attending were Phyllis Hurd and Gloria Massey. Other visi- tors of the Hubers were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grimm, Shelley Gusik, Nancy Howell and Phyllis Jones. FCCLA members attend Wichita Leadership showcase Members of Mankato Chapter of FCCLA participated in events and re- ceived recognition when they attended. State Leadership Showcase in Wichita last week, Attending wereoChandra Hawel, Abby Ost, Tiffany Jansen, Brooke Serge, Melissa Hulbert, Brandy Burkhart, Amanda Zadina, Casey Neweli, Gayle Wilson, Nicole Jeffery, Ericka Melby, Reba Liggett, Janel Bowersox, advisor Brenda Dooley, sponsors Teresa and Harold Terpening. Hawel, Ost and Jensen competed in STAR events where they presented the "Safety First" project completed by the chapter. The project was presented this school year at the elementary school and Head Start. The girls worked with the sheriff's office, highway pa- trol, transportation director at the school, Farm Bureau and the internet for information and prizes. The "Safety First" team received a silver medal for the presentation and an award from the state for completing the state form in service projects. Ost and Hawel received state rec- ognition for completing all five "Power of One" units. Ost was recognized for applying for a state FCCLA scholar- ship. Advisor Dooley received awards as the "Spirit of Advising" for District C. Burkhart participated in the 'spot- light on projects' session where she demonstrated and answered questions conceming the making of complete visuals for presentation. Hawel, Jansen and Ost were part of the FACTS track session, explaining and answering questions on how they developed the "Safety First" project, and answered questions. Brooke Serge and Melissa Hulbert were voting delegates, electing two Kansas members  as national officer candidates and updating the by-laws. KDOT [ Approved Field Office Laboratory Trailer 16-foot x 8-foot Type C Laboratory Cerification No. 2-78-249 Excellent Shape This trailer will be sold by sealed bid to the highest bidder on Monday, May 13 at I p.m. at the Jewell County Commis- sioners Office, County Courthouse, Mankato, Kan. If you are interested, please have your bid in before I p.m. on J Monday, May 13. Mark your envelope "Laboratory Trailer | Bid". (We reserve the right to reject any and all bids). ! Jewel/County Highway Depa#ment (785) 378-4050 HELP WANTED FULL TIME Housekeeping and Laundry Position at Jewell County Hospital Mankato, Ken. Full benefit package Contact: Deanna Freeman, Administrator 785-378-3137 Good food from our chuck wagon Good Company. Good Entertainment Denim is Accepted TICKETS COST $5 Committee: Marilyn Walker, Gina Jeffery, Deanna Underwood, ! k Kathy Wiest, Judy Ost and Sue Tucker (785) 647-6361 i T iii iiii ,,i ul, iiiii I  I i/r i L.st Day to purhau ;ickets Is -- !L--..L=. Wnesday, May 1 .'- ""' Rick and Trent Lehrling, local contractors, are giving Midway CoOp Station, Mankato, a face lift. Windows on the front of the building were filled in with concrete block and small windows installed in the center of the wall. The Interior of the building is being remodeled by Forrest Dewey The station is located on Highway 36. Mankato alumni Kepuvnc plans year's events By Mrs. Alvin Petersen The Mankato alumni committee Bill and Shirley Roe, the Harrell Roes, Heather Ost and Marguerite Motet were in Manhattan to attend an awards ceremony. Josh Roe was elected student president of Ag Council, Florence Elliott returned Saturday from Hays where she had stayed sev- eral days with the Bill Hoffman fam- ily. Magazines available at the Rae Hobson Memorial Library include: Newsweek; Reader's Digest; Family Circle; and Taste of Home. Several children's magazines are also avail- Guests of Clarence and Joyce Beam several days were Tim, Peg, Sara and Robin Beam, Littleton, Colo. Guests of the Dana Johnsons were Mr. and Mrs. Seth Dixon, Concordia, and Mrs. Tracy Dilling, Saline. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Smith were in Keamey to view the Gateway Arch. Dinner guests of Kenny and Josie Simms were Douglas and Jim Simms. Republic UMW Republic United Methodist Women met at the church, April 4, with 12 able. members and two guest. Nancy Tice Dean and Deanna Hobelmann vie- and Dorothy Hawkins, shepherdess ited the Greg Hobelmann family, Smith Center. Guests of Bob and Vera Burge were Randy and Pat Rodie and Paul and Jana Chase. David and Valita Williams, Wichita, were guests of Glenn and Phyllis Hefts. Members of the Robert Brown fam- ily were supper guests of Carrie Ander- SOIl, Dinner guests of Darrell and Marlynn Birrell were Darrel and Michal Herde, Katie and Ashley Phelps, Kim Bin:ell, Erin and Laura Robertson and Scott Birrell, Burlington. Virginia Petemen visited Kay Rieke and children. Dean Hobelmann conducted the ser- vice at a mission church. Faith Free Lutheran, Bertrand, Neb. To celebrate her birthday Kenny and Joan Eggers joined Glenn and Phylls Hefts for supper. Vide Boman accompanied Pam Schmit home to Wichita and stayed several days. She was with the Leo Blandings to celebrate Kameron's 6th birthday. Other guests were the Paul Osbornes and Tim, Jan and Monica Davis. i I Far.mway ......... Cred,t Un,on Mankato April 22 through April 27 White Rock Tuesday, April 23: Middle School Track at Beloit, 9:30 a.m. Varsity Golf at Mankato, I p.m. JV Golf at Lebanon, 2 p.m. High School Track at Downs. 3 p.m. Friday, April 26: High School Track at Beloit, 10 a.m. Mankato Tuesday, April 23: High School Golf a t Mankato. Thursday, April 25: High School Track at Belleville, 9 a.m. High School Golf at ' Downs, 3 p.m. Friday April 26." " High School Track at Beloit, 10 a.m. Jewell Tuesday, April 23: High School Track at Downs, (Waconda East Relays), 3 p.m. Jr. High Track at Beloit, 9:15 a.m. Friday, April 26: Beloit Relays, 10 a.m. , ,, , , Stop by and let us help you with: Visa Cash Advances, Safe Deposit Boxes, Money Orders, Official Checks, American Express Travel Checks, Credit Life Insuran/:e, Credit Disability Insurance, Photocopies, Fax Service, Check Cashing, ATM Cards, 2 FCU ATM's in Beloit, Savings Bonds, Night Depository, Direct Deposits and Deductions, Payroll Deposits and Deductions, Notary Service, Share Certificates, Loans, Credit Counseling, Life Savings Insurance, Treasury Tax and Loan Depository, Drive Thru in Beloit, _ Voice Response Unit, Internet Member Access.  from Morrowville. Mary Agnes Johnson, president, .welcomed everyone and opened with pra.yer. Followed by the Purpose. De- votmns on friendship were given by Shirley Roe. Roll call was answered with a garden hint and flower seed exchange. Each was asked to furnish one dozen cookies for the prison ministry in Hutchinson. The unit received an invitation from the Scandia UMW but declined be- cause of the community benefit for Ellen Wilkins. A thank you from Merlyn and Jean Farlee for the gift in Memory to Mar- garet Farlee was shared with the unit. It was announced that Jenna Roe has applied tbr METOUR. Joyce Beam announced the confir- mation class would be going to Wichita for the youth rally this month. Betty Bouray showed the quilt blocks purchased for the unit. The unit will provide coffee treats for the Spiritual Retreat Saturday in Belleville. Plans for the t'o for the May Fel- lowship Breakfast May 2 were final- ized. Shepherdesses Nancy and Dorothy talked about the reading program: Re- sponse: Outlook and the School of Missions in July and October. i !/I met recently and announce plans for the annual banquet May 25 at the Na- tional Guard Armory. An open house, hosted by 1952 graduates at the "old high School" is from 2 to 4 p.m. Registration and hospitality time at armory begins at 4 p.m. with the pro- gram and meal beginning at 6:30. Scholarships will be awarded at the banquet. Donations for these scholar- ships can be made to Karen Morris Ross, IVlankato, or Verla' Graham Houser, Mankato. Contact Ross for scholarship applications.S I FSA News By Dale Kovanda, Nuckolls FSA Director Housing programs offer loam The Rural Development Office, Hays, which serves this area of Kan- sas, has these loans available: 100 percent low-interest financ- ing. To qualify for a 502 Loan the gross income must be below 80 per- cent of the county median income. Applicant must have acceptable credit history. Must have six-month job sta- bility or two years if self-employed. Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resi- dent. Guaranteed Loan. Must possess legal capacity to incur the loan obliga- tion. Gross income must be below the state median income. Must have ac- ceptable credit history. Must have six- month job stability or two years if self employed. Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident alien. Homeowner loan or grant for house repair or modification. Must own and live in the home. Gross income must be below 50 percen t ofthe county median income. Must be a U.S. citizen of a legal resident. All loans are at 1 percent interest rate. Term is determined on the borrower's ability to repay, but not to exceed 20 years. Grants are to be used only to remove health and safety haz- ards. iii I ii I I Spring Special!!! Fencing material on sale: Red Brand 2. barbed wire (regularly $35, now $32.50) 6 foot T-post (regularly $2.50, newS2.09) Sale runs through May 1 Colson Plumbing & Hardware Ionia, Ken. (785) 786-3623 [{"_-i (located in the old school) NOTICE The City of Mankato is taking alplicatlons for PART-TIME SUMMER EMPLOYMENT, for the 2002 season. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Interested applicants can obtain an application at the City Office 202 E. Jefferson Mankato. Karl. Completed applications need to be returned to the same address, by no later than Monday, May 6. For information contact the City Office, 785-378-3141. Olive Hill By Ruth Hasemeyer For special music during the Olive Hill Church worship service hour, Gerald Boyles played his guitar and sang thre songs. Clarabelle Hajny, Jewell, was a visitor. Ushers were Chad Fogo and Roger Wilton. Jacqueline Boyles, hosted the mem- bers of the Olive Hill Missionary Prayer Fellowship at a Mankato care Mon- day. There were nine members present for the luncheon and a business meet- ing following. Julie Harvey, Mankato, daughter- in-law of Robert Harvey, had surgery at the Mitchell County Hospital, Be- loit,Thursday morning. John and Rob- err Harvey were with her. She is now convailil]g at her home. Mary ohler, Superior, a former resident of this community, had foot surgery at the Mary Lanning Hog-- pital, Hastings. She is now home and has been in lots of pain. Matt, Melissa, Harley and Wyatt Schuster went to Beloit Sunday morn- ing and attended church with her fa- ther, Monte Bean. Later they had din- ner with him in observance of his birth- day. Jerry, Micbelle and Kennedy Cool, York, were Sunday visitors of Twila` Tonya and Walker Cook. Donna Hanna, Riley, was a Satur- day visitor of her mother, Vera Dye. Joining them for supper were Robert :and Kathy Dye, Beatrice. Harold and Lorna Mankato to attend a track grandson, David Harris, in the meet. Visitors of Wilma Elsie Uplinger, Sheila Korb, Mohler, Lola Noble Lee Wester, Sharon McCune, Mankato. Richard and Gloria G Schlaefli were dinner guests and Jacqueline Boyles at a cafe. Pauline Hanson of Zelda Schuster. Sunday Zelda visited in the home Tonya and Walker Cool and guests, Jerry, Michelle and Cool. .,,Dee Ross joined Dora Mr. and Mrs. Charles cordia, for dinner. Charles brother. Mitchie and Cheryl tended the surprise birthday 1 Wanda Belden at the Nazarene Annex, Callers the past Haseme, and Miranda Ward, Ann Rogers. Iiliff and Lena Banks were evening visitors of Roy Blauveit, Superior. Courthouse News Jewell County Register of Deeds Michael W. Nebel and Ann L. Reinert, as agents for Ann L. Reinert and Dennis Reinert, Sandra K. Bartley and James' L. Bartley Jr., Patricia B. Whitley and Scott Whitley, Peggy L. Mendoza and Michael P. Mendoza, Michael W. Nebel and Linda J. Nebel, Mark A. Nebel and Susan Nebel, and Nanette M. Kraus and Brian W. Kraus to Douglas L. Benoit and Chad E. Benoit, E 1./2 NE 1/4 in Section 10, Township 3S, Range 10W, except a tract containing five acres and SE 1/4 in Section 10, Township 3S, Range 10W, except a tract. Charles D. Cook to Lynn McDaniel, Lot 3 and S 1/2 of Lot 2 in Block 7 in Godfrey's Third Addition to the City of Burr Oak. Esbon Elevator Inc, to Frost Hying Service, Inc., Frost Flying Service, Inc. to Esbon Grain and Fertilizer, Inc., two parcels of land in the Town of Esbon located in the East Half (E/2) of Sec- tion Three (3), Township Three (3) South, Range Ten (10) West of the 6th p.m., Jewell County, and a tract of land in the North Half of the Northeast Quarter (N/2 NE/4).of Section Five (5), Township Three (3) South, Range Nine (9) West of the 6th P.M., in the Town of Otego. Robert W. Grimm and Ada Mohler Grimm to Rebecca J. Huber and Gloria A. Massey, a part of NE 1/4 of Section 21, Township 3S, Range 6W, part of the NE 1/4 of Section 21, Township 3S, Range 6W, and part of the NE !/4 of Section 21, Township 3S, Range 6W; all in original townsite of Formoso. Mark H. Swiderski and Rhonda R. Swederski to Donald Maynard and Renate Maynard, tract in NW 1/4 of Section 22, Township 3S, Range 8W and part of Lot 7, Klasinn's Addition in Mankato. Darrell E. Miller and Gall L. Miller to Mark Colson, Nicholas Colson and Mitchell Cosand. E 1/2 E 1/2 in Sec- tion. 4, Township. 3S, Range 8W. Jeffrey D. Pierce and Catherine C. Pierce to Rome N. Grout and Jerry E. Grout, trustees of the Roma N. Grout Trust, all that part of Section I 1, Town- ship. 2S, Range 8W, lying south of White Rock, .... Joseph F. Black and Constance J. Black to Gerald J. Zimmer and Teresa A. Zimmer, the S 86 feet of Lots 7, 8 and 9 in Block 28 in the original town of Jewell. Howard Callaway and Ann Callaway to Shawn Frost, SE 1/4 and the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4, all in Section 14, Townshi p 3S, Range 10W. Gloria E. Marples to James A. Marples, a tract of land in Esbon, com- mencing at a point 783 feet south of where the south line of railroad and the east line of Grand Avenue intersect. Accident April 6 at approximately 6:25 p.m., at milepost 223 on Jewell County road 0.6 north from Highway 36, Cory D. Odell, Scandia, driving a 1988 Ford, was headin vehicle hit ditch on west rolled. No inj cident investigated by Traffic Todd R. Se fur harvester license $304. Stephan Saathoff, ing, 78-65, $48. Pauline S. Miller, ing, 75-65, $84. Motori Kagawa, speeding, 78-65, $102. Melinda W. Ost, MankatO, ing, 73-60, $107. Chris Fredrick Gower, ter, speeding, 79-65, $108. Marriage License Merrill James Standley Louise Morgan. Limited Civil Benj vs. Quanita Williams City of Mankato Utility Connects. Cerissa CollinS, Monroe No. 8. Talkin' By James Vaughan, The Jewell County Department now has a shredder. This im equipment was funds provided by the KansaS mentof Heaith and These grant funds from the tipping fees that are l by the state on every t, taken to a landfill. By using this piece of e Jewell County will reduce t burn by at least 50 percent. brush and limbs will no burned. Starting items should be brought and placed to the east per. Wood chips will be any Jewell County to use them at no The chipper can up to 12 inches in remember that branches, limbs must Any items larger than 12 stillneed to go the burn pit. Report shows outlook for (Continued equate supplies compared ce S1 nt the previous week. shortages are reported in a but are the shortest in the districts.Feed 6 percent short, 92 and 2 percent surplus. Topsoil moistun cent very short, 50 percent adeq rated 34 short and 17 percent Notice of lease letting to interested The City of Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas, the owner of the described real estate located in Jewell County, A -act 0 pamre tend  e west one- of Sec xen, Towrs principal me,lien, (W 1/2 Sac. 16, T3S, RSW of 6 , lying n0ah, east and sa 0 the Mankat0 C_ caJrse and  1', lease Said lease statl be f0r cash payment, and stall be  the 2002 .rnrner bids stll be f0r a t0tal, amual stated ( Seal bids 11 be rece in  01 0  City/altn.la.  Mankat0, 0f Metal0 resaves the right to rejea any 0r a bids. i Jewell Citywide Monday, April 22 Items wiUbe picked up at normal locations througho00 day. Small should bebagged.Call the city Office 785-428-3600 if you have any