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: 4C THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, June 7, 1973 and Mr. and Mrs. Myron In- termill were among others attending the Lovewell Alumni By Mrs. PrestonGunn banquet held in Mankato Mr. and lVhrs. Calvin Hobson Saturday evening. and Elaine were in LincolnRussell Roe of Ottumwa, Thursday on business. TheyIowa, and his daughter, Mrs. also visited Mrs. Joe Calder at Wojcik of Granite City, Ill., the Lincoln General Hospital returned Monday to their homes and Mrs. Will Lunt at the Bryan after a few days' visit with Mr. Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. and Mrs. Dale Crispin and other Merrill Tucker of Ventura,relatives. Calif., visited Mrs. Atha Mrs. Edith Smith left Stenson Wednesday afternoon. Thursday morning for her home Derek Fager, four-year-oldin Lincoln after a few days' visit son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell with her brother, Tom Fager of Bennington, Neb.,McKeown, and Mrs. McKeown. spent last week with his Mr. and Mrs. Dale Crispin grandmother, Mrs. Emma and Mrs. Eleanor Crispin were Stenson. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Friday evening supper guests of Ayers and family returned Mrs. Violet Graham of Derek to his home in Ben- Superior. Mr. and Mrs. Myron Intermill nington Saturday and spent the weekend with the Fager family. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Gunn. Belinda and Jim and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Smith of Camarillo. Calif., were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gunn at a care in Mankato Sunday noon. Mrs. Glen Aurand and Karen and Mrs. Elvin Steier and Cammie were in Lincoln Thursday on business. Mrs. Ivan Van Meter and Mrs. Von Van Meter and Vonda went to Rock Springs Ranch Saturday to bring Denise Van Meter and Diane Blackburn and Libby Erickson of Courtland home. The girls spent last week at 4-H camp. Preston Gunn is a patient at the Nuckolls County Hospital in Superior. Sunday callers in the Ethel Simmons home were Mr, and Mrs. Don Simmons and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Simmons of Belleville, Debbie Simmons of Wichita and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Lindberg. Mr. and Mrs. Clare Sims of Overland Park. were houseguests of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lauritzen several days last week. They also visited Ethel Simmons. Steve Gunn attended the wedding of Dorothy Olsen and Lyle Anderson at the United Methodist Church in Concordia Sunday afternoon. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hobson, Leon and Elaine were Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hobson and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Herpich of Manhatten. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. E Ayers, were Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Ayers of Wray, Colo.. and Miss Dorothy visited Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kendall and Kristin and Mr. and Mrs. Wade Kuhlmann and son in Manhattan Tuesday. Mrs. Anna Graham of Superior and Mrs. Dale Crispin attended a pink and blue shower for Mrs. Eddie Van Meter in Republic Sunday af- ternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Ross and sons attended the Ross reunion held in Webber Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Thomas and family of Superior and Mrs. Dix Hansen and Brooke called Thursday evening at the Paul Rathbun home. Lynette McKeown went to the Don Hurd home in Formoso Sunday to stay a few days with Roxann Hurd. Mrs. Keith McKeown, Dwayne, Susan and Lynette attended the wedding Saturday of her niece. Nancie Bauer, to Chris Likens in Clay Center, Kan. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Czirr, Ruth and Billie left Thursday for their home in Washington, Ind., after a few days' visit here with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mueller of Nelson called Sunday afternoon at the Paul Rathbun and Ruth Rathbun homes. By Mrs. Paul Biackstone Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ferguson and Paula Jo of Osage City, Kan., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Burge Memorial Day. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Mc- Cammon and Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCammon of Lincoln were guests of Mr. and Mrs. INSPECTING A SOIL SAMPLE obta'ined at a depth of 23 feet below the ground surface are (from the right) Kenneth Doe, geologist with the Soil Conservation Service, Clarence Ostdiek, Little Blue Natural Resc~rces District Supervisor, and Cliff Andrews, SCS drill operator. Soil tested at site of planned The soil samples are being taken at the site of a planned road structure between land owned by William Hoelting and Ralph Kometscher, three miles south and one and one-half miles east of Lawrence. Geologist Doe, after looking at the soil material in these samples, can determine whether the underlying soil material is adequate to assure a safe dam. Doe looked at material from this dam site that Mrs. David Demaray of Burr Oak Tuesday evening. I am short of news this week. I was unable to use my phone at all Monday forenoon because of the storm Sunday night. Webber Ayers of Tescott, Kan. Mr. and Paul Pettit Sunday afternoon, Mrs. J. Z. Ayers took Dorothy May 27, for a steak barbecue. Ayers to her home in Teseott, Sunday afternoon. May 26 guests in the Hubert Simonsen home after the alumni banquet included, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Tallent of Yankton, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bartels of Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Madson of Omaha, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Duncan of Riverside, Calif., and Mr. and of Aurora, Colo., and Mrs. visited with Mrs. Vance Ellis Mrs. Calvin Hobson. Mrs. Chester Stuck of Superior were from California. Tallant, Mrs. Madsen, Mrs. guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Both- Bartels, Calvin Hobson and Burge Tuesday evening in well and family were dinner Hubert Simonsan were mere- honor of Mr. Burge's birthday, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tom bers of the Hardy High School. Later in the evening Harold Sorensen at Hardy. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Ayers Ferguson of Denver, Colo., and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sisson, visited Mrs. Atha Stenson Dale Burge of Lag Vegas, Nev., Mr. and Mrs. Jess Wilson, Mr. Sunday evening, visited with Mr. Burge via and Mrs. Dale Crispin. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. :--: ............... telephone to wish him a happy Ollie Crispin, Mrs. Eleanor birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Me- Crispin and Mrs. Anna Graham Cutcheon and Terry and Rev. were dinner guests of Mrs. and Mrs. Tom Korb and Mark Violet Graham in Superior By Mrs. Ella Summers were dinner guests of Mrs. Ceta Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. LeslieShellhase McCutcheon at a care in Mrs. Dorothy Sloan, Lucille of Tuscaloosa, Ala., called Superior Memorial Day. Graham and Mrs. Dale Crispin Wednesday morning on Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Petit ofcalled on Mr. and Mrs. Jess Mrs. Raymond Leece. Mankato hosted a cooperative Wilson last Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Both- Mark Intermill left Sunday supper at their home Monday for Manhattan where he will evening for the following well and family spent Saturday attend summer school at the guests: Mr. and Mrs. R. E. evening with the Glen Edwards college there. Mr, and Mrs. H. L. Anderson of Omaha and Mr. and Mrs. Grove called Tuesday on Mrs. Ella Summers. Miss Terry Richard and Alvin By Mrs. Harold Bothwell Charlie Dye of Superior called on Mr. and Mrs. Jess Wilson Wednesday. Mr. Dye recently returned from visiting his children in Texas, Arizona and Western Kansas. Mr. and Mrs. David Bothwell and children and Mr. and Mrs. Mr.andMrs. PaulBlackstone Harold Bothwell enjoyed a and Mr. and Mrs. Fay Vestal of cookout supper Sunday evening. Superior had supper at a care in Mr. and Mrs. Myron Superior Memorial Day. The Ferguson of Denver called on remainder of the evening was Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sisson spent at the Vestal home. Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mrs. Clarence Behrends Ferguson and Mrs. Lula called at the home of Mr. and Hendricks of Courtland, Kan., Mrs. Gordon McKee in Superior Mr, and Mrs. Myron Ferguson Wednesday morning where she Webber of Glasco spent Saturday and Sunday at the Johnson of Palm Desert, Calif., family at Hardy. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Hansen of Mrs, Dorothy Sloan and Wichita Falls, Texas, Mr. and Lucile Graham, who have been Mrs. George Hundevadt of visiting friends and relatives in Mankato and Mr. and Mrs. Lyle the Webber and Superior McCammon. After supper Mr. communities, left Saturday Johnson showed colored tildes morning for their home in Lag of their trip to Africa and India. Cruces, N. M. They were dinner Mr. Johnson is a retired vice guests of Mrs. Anna R. Graham Marvin Webber home. was obtained as low as 40 feet below the suraface. The Soil Conservation Service will not design or recommend the building of large dams on sites or soil materials that are unsafe or unstable. Ostdiek is particular familiar and interested in this road structure because it is only two and one-half miles west of his home, and the Little Blue Natural Resources District is planning to assist Nuckolls road structure County w~th some of the con- struction costs. George Kucera, county commissioner from Nuckolls County, says the dam would replace a bridge that is badly needing repairs and will also act as a floodwater detension structure. This structure would intercept drainage from almost 5,000 acres of land and thus do a lot to prevent downstream flooding. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Segner, After the governor vetoed LB Mrs. Ira Hamnmen and Mr. and 472, I went back and took Mrs. Otto Zastmer of Friend, another long seriouslook at it. I Neb., were guests of Mr. and found that because of the 19.72 Mrs. Floyd Sisson Sunday. Mr. mill qualifying levy which the and Mrs. Guy Allington of bill would impose, that there Superior called in the evening, were only two school districts in Mr. and Mrs. Clarence mylegislativedistrict, Kearney Behrends were dinner guests of and Superior, which would not Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Roperbe paying in more money to the Saturday evening, state than they get back in state Mrs. Harold Bothwell went to aid. In this case, the bill was Lincoln Saturday, to attend a plainly stacked against school meeting of the DAR State Board districts where most of the of Management. property valuation is farm property. The bill presumes Legislative report that a high valuation per pupil By Senator Gary Anderson means a higher income, but that 37th District is a presumption that clerarly The 1973 session of the discriminates against farmers. legislature is over. At 4:09 p.m. I also became concerned last Friday afternoon, we in- about the faet that the one group formed the Governor that we of people who would be paying more under LB 472, but who had completed the work of our would get absolutely no tax 90 day session and that we were ready to adjourn till next relief in return were renters. January. There had been many Again, I thought of our farm stormy days in the session, none area and the large number of more so than the last day. young farmers who rent rather The last week of the session than own their own farms. consisted of only one working These are the very farmers we day, but it surely contained a need to encourage most, yet LB full week's worth of action. It 472 would have done nothing for them except increase their saw two attempts each to over- ride the governor's veto of LB taxes. 472, the school aid bill, and the My desire to see the passage of two other key pieces of governor's changes in the legislation also entered into my capitol construction bill. The decision to vote against the last day also saw the passage of school aid bill. I had written a two percent income tax cut, a Governor Exon a letter on new homestead exemption for Thursday asking whether he the low income elderly, a liquor would sign LB 10, the tax cut pricing bill, and a measure designed to protect the fuel measure, and LB 114, the in- acquistion rights of independent creased homestead exemption oil distributors, for low income elderly. The The two attempts to override governor answered by saying that he would veto both of these the governor's vetoes produced a situation which I think is the bills if the school aid bill with its massive spending increase was ultimate test for the legislator passed. for there is no time when he I was convinced LB 472 was feels more alone than the moment he has to push the not a good school aid bill in many respects and I also "yes" or "no" button on hotly wanted the tax cut and the new lobbied, highly controversial homestead exemption this year. issues like these where one or two votes make the difference My vote could have passed the school aid bill, but now that between passage or failure of Governor Exon has signed both the bill. The school aid iss-= ,s t, eone LB 10 and LB 114 into law, I Mr. and Mrs. Clare Roe called president of United Air Lines. Friday evening, which most " rectly concerns Monday evening on Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Gall Hudiburgh Mr. and Mrs. Jess Fullerthe people in our district. LB Mrs. Dale Crispin. were guests at a dinner in the moved last week from their 172, which adds $20 million of Mrs. Anna Graham, Mrs. Ila annex of the Friends Church at farm into their new mobile revenue sharing money to our Calloway and Janet Calloway North Branch Sunday, May 27. home in Hardy. current school aid fund, had C_) were Thursday evening supperThe dinner was given in honor I.~ri Bothwell, Shelly Purcell, drawn my full support. guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dale of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Willcut Linda Frerichs and Rhonda Although I have been a Crispin. Mrs. Elsie Hilyard and and Mr. and Mrs. Ron Willcut of Doyle attended the 4-H camp at proponent of increased state Hazel and Mr. and Mrs. BruceGreenleaf, Idaho, who were Rock Springs from Wednesday aid, my reaction to LB 472, Stewart of Tulsa, Okla., called visiting relatives in this area. until Saturday. whmn would provide the 50 Mr. and Mrs. Raymond percent state funding of in the evening at the Crispin The Willcuts are cousins of Mrs. Garton took their grand- education costs, had never been home. Hudiburgh. Mrs. Dorothy Sloan and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Bush, children, Tim and Lisa Balty, enthusiastic. I did not vote on - Lucfle Graham, who have been Mike and Lora Jean of Lebanon, who visited them the past week, general file and on final reading visiting for a week in the Dale K an., were dinner guests of Mr, t Burr Oak Saturday.From voted an unenthusiastic yes t there the children will return to after it became obvious it would Crispin home and with other and Mrs. Richard McCutcheon their home in Scottsbluff. relatives, returned Saturday to and Terry Sunday. pass. an ive their home in Las Cruces, N.M. On May 29 Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McCammon were guests at a Henriksen and Darcie of dinner given by Mr. andMrs. R. Courtland and Albert HeRman E. Johnson at a cafe in Mankato Cemetery of Byron were Sunday dinnerin honor of the 97th birthday of guests at the Erich Heitman Mrs. George Hundevadt. M~[~[le~ and home. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Blackstone Mr.andMrs. Raymond L~ece were coffee guests of Mr. and ~[~it:el~l Hard of Hearing L E E R'T N a Hearing Tests toenterthestate-widefourth.,