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i .. 0 18 Pages in Three Sections 23 SUPERIOR, NUCKOI.I-S COUNTY, NEBRASKA THURSDAY. JUNE 7 1973 Price: 10 cent~ Rodeo dates July 20-21-22 rnances each will again stock of the Co., of Delia, the annum] beth Association the Southwest (SCA). S( of Nuckolls County ~a record amount in annual Nebraska Society fund to Mrs. A. County have reached Last year raised $1,137. dunng i fund drive the Seal Society children acetyhme Monday State Bank the community Bureau of In- Patrol and Sheriff's office the during the hours. disabled a i on the side of the plastic They then a door to the used acetylene in the the vault the main safe to the money. Jim Voorhees boxes were in the parked Plans e is around the haven't checked it's just one 17. gift selection, will publish a ler's Day gift next week. The distributed to all subscribers 8,000 additional Superior trade point for the guide to be in Friday and their Father's Wishing to ad- section advertising Express office has been of- Board of information arrest and con- for of school other city and ?. has cost owners 3. dollars have been at the high This past at the ball out and several report having broken. The 1973 rodeo will draw contestants from 20 states to compete for over $6,000 in prize money. Promotoers of the rodeo expect the new dates and the approval of beth the URA and SCA should make this year's rodeo the best ever. The Bob O'Neal band will play for a dance following the rodeo Friday evening. and adults therapy; tran- sportation to medical facilities and special schools, day and resident camping; equipment such as wheel chairs, braces, and walkers; medical evaluations: and much more. Handicapped Nebraskans seeking help should contact their county Easter Seal committee or the state office at 3815 Dewey, Ave., Omaha, Nebraska 68100. behind the bank with the keys near, the abandoned ambulance. left in. It was later found in a As authorities search for the ditch along a county road half burglars, busines has returned mile east of town. The burglary was discovered by Fairfield Postmaster Robert L. I-loins as he reported for work at the Post Office next to the bank. The actylone bettles used to cut the hole in the safe and vault door were stolen from a Fair- field business. Three bags of pennies were found stashed in some bushes Severe weather has kept area been against a rolling door was residents restless thc past few found some I0 feet from the days. barn. to usual at the bank. , It was reported that two Mr. and Mrs. Frerichs were Bank President Jame Engle tornado clouds were associated attending the dairy princess said the bank's bending com- with the thunde~torm whichcontest at Syracuse and weren't pany would replace the safe and passed over Superior Saturday home at the time of the storm. vault doors and together with evening. A total of 1.89 inches of However, their children were the Federal Deposit Insurance rain were recorded Saturday. and said a terrible whirring Corporation would make good Observers watched onecloudnoise accompanied the storm and rattled every window in the the losses to customers, north of town but it apparently Authorities said the burglary never touched ground. Another took place after 1 a.m. as they cloud was seen south of town could account for the am- and it may have been respon- bulance up until that time. sible for damage at the Gene Frerichs farm just south of the east river bridge. A strong wind at their farm took the tops out of four large Lake inflow exceeds forecasts; level reaches flood control pool trees around the house and piled the limbs in what the Frerichs Unusally wet weather has not The |arge inflows to Waconda termed two neat piles. The front only reduced the need forLake resulted in the filling of door oftheirhomewas blocked irrigation water but has f'filed the conservation pool for the by two big limbs found under Lovewell Lake. According to a rwst time on May 16. report released this week by the Bureau of Reclamation, Swanson, Hugh Buffer, Harry Strunk, Harlan County, Lovewell and Waconda Lakes are in the flood control pool with releases being made as directed by the Army Corps of Engineers. June 1st the level at Lovewell of 1,582.84 some two feet above the top of the conservation pool. Harlan County was some .45 feet above the conservation pool. Precipitation has been above normal this year at all but Enders Reservoir. With 12.22 inches recorded through May 31, precipitation is 143 percent of normal at Lovewell. The inflows to Merritt, En- ders, Norton and Harlan County were below the normal forecast for May. Inflows to Harry Strunk, Kirwin, Cedar Bluff, Webster, Swanson, Bonny and BOx Butte were near normal. The inflows exceeded the wet year forecasts at Sherman, Hugh Buffer, Lovewell and Waconda. Among the business firms having windows shot through Sunday were Mid-Nebraska Oil Company, Western Auto and the Dairy queen. The 40 ball parks lights will cost at least $5.00 per light to replace. Two weeks ago Gene Aurand and Sons of Hardy offered a $1,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of those responsible for vandalism. The Social security representative will be in Superior at the Security National Community Room today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. house. About 9:30 Saturday evening, the storm overturned two hog houses at the Kenneth Corman farm northeast of Superior. The which were described as having nearly the force of a tornado completely destroyed high tuition cards due July 1 county announced cards for s are not payment. The eighth graders were given cards before school closed. Students in grades 10-12 inclusive will get their request card from their local school Superintendent. All requests must be in by July 1, so the budget can be figured. The Superior-Courtland Diversion Dam at Guide Rock has been diverting flows from the Republican River into the Courtland and Superior Canals since May 3. On May 14 the first irrigation release for the season was made at Harlan County. The initial release to the Lawer Courtland Canal was made from Lovewell Reservoir on May 23. the awning on the west side of the house. Two large trees about 30 feet from the house were broken off about I0 feet above ground level. There were also several trees damaged in the pasture. Ironically electrical wires which ran through the damaged trees were not hurt. Every door in the Frerichs barn was opened and one eight- inch cement block which had one of the houses and severely damaged the second. One beg was killed and another injured. One of the hog houses was lifted some 10 or 12 feet into the Temperature High during week 86 LOW during week 46 Precipitation Total this month 2.33 To date in 1973 16.94 To date in 1972 12.05 Normal for June 4.57 Normal to July I 13.11 students 9-12 need to send a requesting tuition BURN MORTAGAGE. The mortgage on the east building of the Superior Eagles Club was recently paid. Sunday it was burned by Alvin Carlson, left, first president of the club, and State President AI Bendig of Arlington, Neb., at the club's 21st anniversary party. The charter mem- bers and past presidents were also honored. Express Photo air before it struck a tree. About three p.m. Tuesday a storm moved across Nuckolls County from the west. Although there was no damage and very little rain associated with the storm at Superior, heavy rain was reported south of town and a tornado cloud moved across the county passing near Nelson and Angus. The storm sirens sounded at Nelson and people at Angus were warned to take cover. However, the tornado ap- parently did not touch ground. Rainfall reports have been quite varied but heaviest reported to The Express came from the area between Hardy and Byron. Farms in that area received 3.75 inches Saturday evening, .60 on Sunday and 1.25 Tuesday for a total of 5.60 in. Need $612 to operate The drive to purchase a heater for the Superior swimming Pool reached its goal Monday evening and the heater was ordered Tuesday. Delivery is expected in about three weeks. However, an additional $612.56 must be raised before the heater can be installed and put into operation. Because of the current financial condition of the park beard, the entire installation and operation cost must be met before the beard will approve the in- stallation. Three large donations received this week put the drive past the mark needed to pur- chase the unit. The Mrs. The Fraternal Order of Eagles observed their 21st anniversary of the club Sunday. State President and Mrs. Al Bendig of Arlington, Neb. were special guests. _ One of the important factors Sunday was the burning of the mortgage on the east building of the club. Burning the mortgage were Mr. Bendig and Alvin Carlson, the first president of the club. Melvin Smidt, president of the Aeris was master of ceremonies. All charter members of the Aerie and of the Auxiliary were recognized as were the past presidents of each. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Carlson were also honored as past state presidents and among the first instigators of the organization. Mrs. Clarence Pursell received a 20-year pin for being pianist for the Auxiliary since its beginning. Present officers were in- troduced. Mrs. Arlene Andersen of Guide Rock is the Auxiliary's president. )m Gerald Parker, owner of Parker's of Aurora, has an- nounced that Tom Mason of Superior will take over the management of the department store located on the northwest corner of the square in Aurora. The new manager is a native of Superior where he attended school and was graduated from the high school. Superior will soon have another new business building according to an announcement made by Winebar Plumbing and Heating, Inc. 1"ne firm will build a 70'x120' steel building on a two and one- half acre tract of land just east of the Martin Implement Company on East Third Street. The building will house an expanded shop area, bath boutique and showroom. There will be an additional 35'x60' showroom for either another business or the expansion of the Winebar firm. Plans call for a 60'x120' paved parking lot. The new building will mark the fourth location for the firm which was started in Superior by W. H. Winebar in 1938. The business was first located on east Third Street, later it moved to a location on east Second Street. The firm has been located at 207 Central the past eight years. The present 46'x130' building has been leased to Mid- Nebraska Vocational Services for use as a rehabilitation workshop. The new building, of steel construction, will be white with rawhide trim. It will have a black brick and glass front. Richard Winebar has operated the business since the death of his father. Valley Construction Company of Superior has the general contract for the new Cuckler steel building. Remember Farmers The final date to certify your acres of corn, wheat, milo and set aside acres to be eligible to earn money under the 1973 feed grain and wheat program is Monday, June 25. Jaycees contributed $800 and the American Legion and Lions clubs each contributed $100. A total-of $2.~}0 must be raised for the project sponsored by the Snickerdoodle Extension Club. The heater will cost $1,800. Installation and cost of gas line to operate it are estimated at $500. Operation the first year will be approximately $100. A total of $1,792.43 has been raised thus far. Contributions to the fund include the following: Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Steinke $I0.00 Mr. and Mrs. Owen Christensen $10.00 Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Peterson $5.00 Mr. and Mrs. David Shuck $10.00 Mr. and Mrs. James Pouios $5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sullivan $i0.00 Dr. and Mrs. Mike Moore $10.00 Clara Buchleiter $25.00 American Legion Auxiliary $20.00 Estle Teachworth $5.00 Valley Home Club ~ $5.00 Jar collection $30.43 Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Thomas $5.00 Mrs. Jaycee.s $800.00 American Legion Post $100.00, Lions $100.0o Mr. and Mrs. Don Fintel $20.00 Laurence Leece read the was let to K. J. Smidt for an history of the club. With the addition on the back of the assistance of H. M. Larkin of present building, the cost being Hastings it was decided to sign $42,000. By the time it was enough members to institure a completed another $25,000 was Fraternal Order of Eagles in borrowed to keep in operation. Superior. On Dec. 10, a letter dame from Grand Worthy President Wetherald stating that he certified a new Aerie be instituted in Superior. The charter was issued on May 9, 1952, with 62 charter members being on the list. A note to Dorothy Seever was signed to buy her cafe equip- ment and a building was rented from Jack Galbreth, which is the northwest quarter of the present building. In the fall of 1952 and the spring of 1953, the women organized and was issued a charter on June 9, 1953, with 58 signing the charter. The Aerie purchased the other half of the building, known as Carlson's Plumbing and after three years, this was paid for. On July 7, 1966, a contract In November, 1969, the club had the opportunity to buy the apartments on the corner. This note was paid in January, 1971, and they then had the op- portunity to buy the Cope Cleaners and equipment for $55,000. The mortgage to Mrs. R. J. Stephenson on the east building was paid Jan. 2, 1973, and this was the mortgage which was burned Sunday. The membership has con- tinued to increase and now stands at 722 Aerie members with 117 Auxiliary member. The club also sponsors the Golden Gloves for the youth in the west building of the club. A ham dinner was served by the Auxiliary following the afternoon meeting and a dance was held in the evening. e rora He attended Wesleyan University in Lincoln where he majored in accounting and business administration. For the past eight years he has been working for the Nebraska State Auditor's office. Married, he and his wife, Marilyn, have two children. A son, Philip, 2 and a daughter, Amy, a year old. Mrs. Mason, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rathbun, is a graduate of a Kearney hair dressing school. She operated a beauty shop in Superior for about five years. Mr. Mason is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Claude Mason of Superior. Mr. Parker managed the J. C. Penney Store here for many years.