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Call Kevin Fuller. picked 402-236-8745. 21-25-2p 105. 16-16-tfc WE BUY damaged grain, grain vacs available for cleanup. 316-640-3203. from $12.95 a 21-24-4p or call 1-800- agent. 16-10-tic .EMEN: stocksalt bags. 402-879- 16-49-tfc brands of soft- 16-2-tfc useful for at The 16-40-tfp nyl letters make yours cus- Publishing -3291. We also ,r trucks. 16-12-tfp in stock or will Publishing 16-20-fir Express and It Record Classifieds loo v=rs Ago Alfalfa is' ready to cut. Hands are Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 making $2 a day. We think that this is the coolest or come in to 148 E. Third in Superior or June on record. '111 E. Main in Mankato to place your ad The present oat crop will make a horse forget he ever had to eat wheat straw. HANDICAPPED-ACCESSIBLE 36-Thank you Hon.F.W.Bevingtonisattendinga homes and extra additions. Menke and Associates, a Wardcraft dealer I WANT to thank the Nebraska Heart specializing in custom built acces- Institute of Lincoln, Brodstone Me- One-hundred-forty persons have sible housing. Tax credits, may be morial Hospital and Webster County graduated from Jewell High School. available. 800-383-9090. Hospital; also, the EMTs, doctors, 80Years Ago and nurses for their excellent care. A special thank you to my daughters The big dam in the Edwards pasture and their families and especially north of Jewell went out during Sun- Kenny, WandaandJanele.Thanksto day night's rain. A gap about 20 feet Pastor Lehr and my neighbors and wide was torn through it. Thiswasone friendsfor their prayers, cards, calls of the finest ponds in the country and and visits. May God bless each one. furnished water for a pasture that now has more than 100 head of stock. It was Jean Henry. 36-24-1p also stocked with fish. The dam is I WISH to thani my family, friends being rebuilt this week. NEW NK 5418 (x418) medium matu- rity concep-cruiser bronze grain sor- ghum seed In stock. Cruiser advan- tages over Gaucho: Not as hard on the seed as Gaucho; needs less mois- ture to activate-seven times more water soluble than Gaucho; better aid to local programs was signed. The cropemergence;betterstands;Ionger proposed 2004 Health Department lasting control; 7.9 bushels better budget was reviewed. The health de- yields. Cruiser controls wireworm, partment is working on revising the seed com maggots, white grubs, flea bio-terrorism plan to include small pox beetles, corn leaf beetles, chinch documentation. bugs, corn rootworms, and southern billbugs. Also, NK Trudan 8 Hybrid Sudangrass-the only sudangrass low in prussic acid and is an excellent feed for horses and cattle. Bargen Agri-Builders, Route2, Superior, Neb., 402-879-4881. 21-23-2c BIG-ROUND alfalfa prairie hay bales. Also, baler twine and net wrap for sale. 402-236-8618. 21-19-6c 10 Years Ago Turner Apartment Building, Man- kate, was being razed. Eaton Auto Body was a new busi- ness in Mankato. Don and Mary Modlin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with reception at Burr Oak Senior Center. Haley Rose Barrett was born to special session of the legislature in the Susan and Ferris Barrett, Wichita, June ' interest of flood sufferers: ' 1. and relatives, 'the Lawrence-Nelson Some men are very gallant and oth- administration, faculty, staff and stu- ers are making the girls in the barber dents (past and present) for all the shop wait their turn to get their hair cards, gifts and words of congratula- bobbed. tions I received on my retirement. A Floyd Mays have built a new special thank you to the Jensen broth- chicken house for their large flock. ers for their outstanding program and A good store building for sale in to all others who participated in the Mankato,40X100feet. Partofitistwo "roast". It was certainly a day to re- stories. Two cellars, electric lights, member. My family and I have many city water and cesspool. Located on fond memories of the 36 years at halfblockwestofFirstNationalBank. Nelson High School. Wayne Gumaer See I.N. Chilcott, owner. and family. 36-24-1c The country town girls aren't hav- WEWANTtothankeveryoneforhelp-ing fun visiting the cities now days. ing us celebrate our birthdays and our Theircity sisters are wearing red, green, blue and other colored shoes and these 60th wedding anniversary. Gerald and Virginia Lienberger. 36-24-1c styles haven't reached very far into the short grass country. I WOULD like to thank Patsy Busey Mr. Laurence Dial, Mankato, for the flowers, prayers and support formercountysuperintendent, andMiss before mysurgery, Connie Rohan for Iva Bernice Smith, daughter of Mr. assisting at home after surgery and and Mrs. Frank Smith, Formoso, were cookingourmealsandDr. Lesiakand married at Concordia. They are at- the nurses at Brodstone Memorial tendingsummerschoolatEmporiaand Hospital. Yours truly, Kathy Roeder. willreturn toliveatMankato. Mr.Dial 36-24-1 p is to be the principal of the grade school THANK YOU to Dr. Barth, Jason, Dr. the coming year, Blecha and the staff at Brodstone 60 Years Ago Memorial Hospital for your excellent A washing, damaging rain, with care. A special tharks to family and hail in some sections, fell on Jewell friends for the flowers, cards, visits County. In some places rain amounts and phone calJs. Your thoughtfulness reported topped three inches. During will always be treasured very much. the storm, the long-covered historical Phyllis Ross. 36-24-1p well within old Fort Jewell, the first well to be dug in the townsite of Jewell, Jewell County caved in. Tl3.e surface earth over the well fell about eight feet, revealing the collln $flionerl meet well as it looked to the Jewell Militia of Approval was given at the Jewell 1870 who had organized to repel an County Commissioners' meeting for expected Indian attack. expansion of the area occupied by the Francis Boiler, 13, son of Mr. and Jewell County Health Department. Mrs. Boiler south of Glen Elder, was The department will use thedown- run over by a disc while he and his stairs lounge room. brother were working with a tractor In other health department items, outfit. Oneofthe boys legs was ampu- Woerner reported contracts were re- tated atthehospitalinBeloit, butdeath ceived for county school districts, occurred that afternoon. which were signed by commissioners. StaffSgt. and Mrs. Lewis Reece are A universal contract from KDHE for parents of a daughter, Mildred Marie. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Reece and Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Stone, Mankato, are the grandparents. Tech. Sgt. and Mrs. Robert Bagby announce the birth of a son, Robert Dale. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Bagby of Jewell. Bagby is in the U.S. Army and is now in North Africa. Miss Ruth Ward of Harrison Town- ship, who has been teaching in Con- cordia schools for several years, has resigned and will teach in the elemen- tary grades in Manhattan schools next year. 40 Years Ago A Memorial stone has been do- nated to be placed on the grave of Payroll dated May 15 and bills dated through June 9, 2003, were paid: Gen- eral, $46,508.40; Noxious Weed, $16,366.83; Appraiser, $4,669.37; Spe- cial Bridge, $ i 00; Tower, $44.70; Am- bulance Equipment, $758.79; Special Highway, $7,443.72; Road and Bridge, $63,219.94; Public Health, S10,613,31; Ambulance, $9,666.86; Solid Waste, $7,746.10; 911 Fund, $10,974.87; Pay- roll Clearing, 65,296.43. Total 22-Vehicles 243,409.32. Robert Schultz. Schultz was buried at over- Jim Foster, general superintendent, Mt. Hope Cemetery a few weeks ago. poolsl 1993 CHEVROLET S-10 Blazer, discussed rocking projects. He also His remains had been found near ', ladder Tahoe LT, two-door, four-wheeldrive, asked the commissioners about pur- Webber in 1920 and had been held by Percent financing, burgundy, power windows, locks, chasingandinstalling911 signsforthe JeweilCountyauthoritiesuntilrecently dl Call 24 cruise, tilt, excellent condition. 402- class A rock roads, which would be when it was decided to bury the re- 800-852-364-2207. 22-23-3c approximately 182 signs. The corn- mains. The donated stone came from missioners gave approval. Foster re- ! Kayak r demo homesites (70,000 plus free Kayak 877- our web sit at 1989, 2-door Grand Prix with moon roof. Asking $950. Call 402-756-1656 (after 6:30 p.m.) 22-23-2p HOSKINS AUTO SALES DRIVE A LITTLE AND SAVE STEEL SIDING A LOT Brands Highway 6, Hastings Ave. Windows Hastings, Neb. lED Three freshman at Jeweil High School have perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks: Erica Barrett, Eric Bourbon and Jaci Novak. For all dirt work needs, contact Joe Doyle Construction, Webber. Webber Alumni had 65 present for the alumni banquet at the Leslie Hotel, Superior. One Year Age Moriah Wagner captured 'Jewell County Junior Miss 2003 title. Robert and Patricia Kemmerer were honored as Kansas 4-H Family of the Year. With their six children, 11 grand- children, and three great-grandchildren, the family has contributed a combined total of more than 325 years of 4-H service. Mankato Pharmacy observed 25th anniversary. Betty Owens Graveside service and burial will be Saturday, June 21 at 11:30 a.m. at Burr Oak Cemetery for Betty June Merritt Owens, Gainesville, Fla. Ms. Owens, 76, died Nov. 21, 2002, at Alachua General Hospital in Gainesville, Fla., at the age of 76. She moved to Gainesville in 1958 from Colorado Springs, Colo. She was a registered nurse and worked at Alachua General Hospital, was direc- tor of nursing at Gainesville Convales- cent Center and worked at Gainesville Nursing Center and Palm Garden nurs- ing homes in Gainesviile. Survivors include daughters, Ellen Kay Amerson, High Springs, Fla.; June Etta Catto, Castle Rock, Colo.; sons, Douglas Lee Owens, St. Augustine, Fla.;.John William Owens, Newberry, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren. A celebr.ation of life service was" held Nov. 24 at Milam Funeral Home, Gainesville, Fla. Iva Crumley Iva Viola Crumley, 100, died June 6 at Heritage Care Center, Red Cloud. She was the daughter of William and Myrtle Belle (Anderson) Aubushon, born Oct. 24, 1902, in Web- ster County, Neb. Viola moved to Kansas with her family as voung girl. She received her formal education attending rural schools in Smith and Jewell counties, and graduated from the Northbranch Friends Academy with the Class of 1921. She married Frank Crumley April 27, 1924, in Jewell County. They farmed in Jewell County and Viola taught rural school for a number of years. After retiring they moved to Red Cloud, where her husband, Frank, preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 1961. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and was a Cons~'uction 400 Mohler Positions: or = to: rnorial 23-2 10th 68978 Phone 402-463-1466 Phone 402-743-2255 22-10-ffc 23-Recreational 1973, 21-FOOT HOLIDAY camper, new refrigerator, water heater, uphol- stery and awning, very clean. 402- 879-4082. 23-23-3c 1974 DODGE motor home. 402-879- 4113. 22-21 -tic 24-Real Estate THREE-BEDROOM home, two baths, two-car garage, fenced in backyard, 100x140-foot lot, located in,Edgar, Neb., $15,000 or will consider your offer. 24-23-4c SUPERIOR ACREAGE with three houses for sale. Call 785-647-5991 or 785-647-6741 after dark. 24-13-ffc 26-Notice GUN SHOW-Saturday, June 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 15, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Overland Park, Kans., Convention Center (exit 79 off 1-4355) 6,000 College Blvd. More guns than ever! All military get in free with ID. Information at 563-927-8176. This newspaper available on the internet at http// ported that his department will be work- ing on a bridge by Randall. Darrell Miller, county attorney, dis- cussed the postage machine. The commissioners, Miller, Tom Porter and Larry Haskett viewed the fence between sections 15 and 16 of Calvin Township and it was found to be satisfactory. Junior leaders meet Jewell County 4-H Junior Leaders met recently with 12 members present. The meeting was called to order by Tracy Bohnert, president. It was reported a bus has been char- tered from a Great Bend bus line for the upcoming exchange trip to LaPlata County Colorado July 9-14. Thegroup will leave early Wednesday morning and return late on Monday evening. A preciation gifts of wheat weavings have been ordered from Dianne Gardner for host families. The group just completed,a fund- raising project by selling Tupperware, Stanley, Watkins and Pampered Chef. The group will sell concessions July 20 for the horse show from noon to 4 p.m. and will sell funnel cakes each Mr. and Mrs. E.V. Sams, Alva, Okla. The Sams are owners of Alva Monu- ment Co. The stone weighs 500 pounds, is two feet by three feet and is six inches thick. June clearance sale at Korb' s Thrift Furniture, Burr Oak: wrought iron twin bed and springs, $14.95; table lamps, $4.29; drop leaf table and four chairs, $98.95; three piece bedroom set, $129.95; lots of wallpaper, 29 cents a roll and up; three piece set of luggage, $15.22; two piece living room state, $69.95. "Have more for less". Mr. and Mrs. Carl Westin moved from Formoso to 727 N. High St., Mankato, the former Howard David property. Ranch Bowl, Mankato, held the first annual nine-pin tournament. Entry fee $1.50. Bowl Monday through Friday, 5 to 8 p.m., after league. Lee Junker, manager. Louis Birdsell, 11, died and his father is being held in the county jail after a family disturbance at a farm home near Jewell. A coroners jury investigation ruled the cause of death of the boy was from natural causes. 20Years Ago evening of the county fair. Plans for White Rock Heritage Day celebra- fall are to sell frozen butter braids, tion held in Burr Oak draws a large pies, cookie dough and candles next crowd. fall. The group will also be making plans to host a group of youth from Somerset County, N. J., next summer and Jewell County will be sending an exchange group to New Jersey in 2005. The group voted to help sponsor the upcoming Market Animal Prospect Show June 21 at the Jewell County fairgrounds in Mankato. The next meeting is Oct. 8 when officers will be elected. Attending the meeting were Jared and Jason Nelson, Laura Harris, Brennan Boyles, JoAnnaJensen/Caleb Ramsey, Julie Heel, Devin Jones, Crys- tal Mitchell, Tracy Bohnert, Josh and Joey Buser; sponsors Bob and Pat Kemmerer; county agents Deanna Sweat and Gary Tordrup, and guests Briana Heel, Deanna Mitchel, and Sandy Nelson. MHS 400 meter relay team of Mark Fleming, Gary Colson, Paul Fleming and Brian Simmonds took third at state track meet. The Murray Real Estate office opened at 102 1/2 N. Commercial, Mankato, Carl and Aaron Murray. Aaron also has an office at his home in Mankato. A total of 130 bicyclists stayed over night in Mankato. They are part of 250 members of Bike Across Kan- sas. Disney's "Sword In the Stone" showing at the Ute Theatre. Age 14 through adult, $3 admission; children $1.50. The Rev. Kelvin Heitmann is the new minister of the Jewell County United Methodist Parish staff. The other two parish ministers are Gary Appleton and Ralph Jarboe. Pink Lady for the Webster County Hospital where she volunteered over Thursday, June 12, 2003 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 7B Rain improves county landscape The fields and pastures of Jewell crop has emerged, compared to 28 County are looking good--the best in percent last year and 30 percent for the several years--for this time of year. average. Sorghum condition is rated After three years with only limited 68 percent, good; 27 percent, fair, and rainfall, farmers are glad to see the 2 percent excellent. moisture that has finally arrived. The Sunflowers are reported to be 3 I wheat is beginning to ripen and mile planted, compared to 23 percent last planting is in progress, year and 37 percent for the five year The Kansas Agricultural Statistics average. Sunflower condition is rated Service report indicates wheat condi- 35 percent, fair; 62 percent, good, and tion'as 30 percent, fair; 40 percent, 3 percent excellent. good; 13 percent, poor and 5 percent, A total of 75 percent of the first very poor. A total of 37 percent of the wheat is cutting alfalfahas been harvested corn- turning color, compared to 36 percent pared to 72 percent last year and 86 last year and 42 pert:ent for the five percent for the five year average. Pasture and range conditions con- year average. Insect infestation reports indicate tinued to improve and are rated 8 per- 70percentofthewheatwithnone, and cent very poor, 19 percent poor, 37 22 percent with light infestation. Corn percent fair, 27 percent good and 9 condition is rated 57 percent good and percent excellent. 34 percent fair. Stock water supplies also improved A total of 70 percent of the soy- and are rated 4 percent very short, 15 beans have been planted compared to percent short, 78 percent adequate and 54 percent last year and 69 percent for 2 percent surplus. Hay and forage the average. Forty percent of the crop supplies are rated 5 percent very short, has emerged, compared to 37 percent 17 percent short, 76 percent adequate last year and 51 percent for the five and 2 percent surplus. Topsoil mois- year average, ture in north central Kansas is rated 83 Sorghum is 50 percent planted, com- percent adequate and 17 percent short. pared to 47 percent last year and 56 The subsoil moisture in north central percent for the five year average. Kansas is 26 percent adequate, 62 per- Twenty-four percent of the sorghum .cent short and 12 percent very short. .1,500 hours of service. She was a mem- ber of the Friendly Service Sunday School Class and worked for 12 years for the Red Cloud R.S.V.P. program. Preceding her in .death were her parents, her husband, a son-in-law, Elmer Hart in 1977; ftur sisters, Theda Mclndoo, Carrie Winsiow, Ethel Herren and Irene Skelly. Survivors are a daughter, Willa Nell Hart, Holton; a son, John A. Crumley, Red Cloud, Neb.; four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were June 10 at First United Methodist Church, Red Cloud, with the Rev. Richard Fairb,anks and the Rev. Mike Lehr officiatihg. Interment was in the Red Cloud Cemetery with the Simonson-Williams Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Ronald Neilson Ronald L. "Butch" Neilson, 59, Salina, died Sunday, June 1, 2003. Butch'was born Sept. 10, 1943, near Formoso in Jewell County. He was a machinist and maintenance en- gineer at Great Plains Manufacturing. He was a member of the Salina Antique Car Club and vice president of Central City Street Rods. He was a member of the Ford Crown Victoria Club for 20 years. He married Kathy Hooper on Dec. 23, 1971, in Salina. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Roland Neilson and the former Virginia Irene Miller, and sis- ter, Marilyn Jean Barr. Surviving besides his wife, Kathy of the home; are two sons, Ronald Jr. and his wife, Julie, Texas; Mark and his wife, Debbie, Falun; a daughter, Michelle Chapman and her husband, Jeff, Manhattan; a brother, John D. Neilson, Solomon; and four grandchil- dren. The funeral was June 7, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina, with the Rev. Cam McConnell, officiating. Organist was Mrs. Johanna Waiters; soloist, Cheryl Bergman. Cas- ket bearers were Leroy Brooks, Norman Puckett, Derreld Francisco, Ron Barr, Larry Neiison, Roger Neilson, Perry Dean Kenley and Rodney Thompson. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association of Salina Regional Health Center Cardio Inten- sive Care Unit. (Paid obituary) Mary Persinger Former Hastings resident, Mary Marie Persinger, 89, Hurricane, Utah, died June 7 in Harbor. Wash., on San Juan Island. Services will be today (Thursday) at 1 p.m., Butler-Volland Chapel with the Rev. Jim Miller officiating. Burial will be in Juniata Cemetery. Mary Marie Persinger was born April 16, 1914 in Republic County, near Lovewell to Earl and Effie (Os- borne) Imler. On March 19, 1930, she married Alva Persinger in Belleville. He died Dec. 9, 1989. They lived in Republic County, until 1946 when they moved to Juniata. They resided there for nearly 40 years before moving to Hastings, Neb. In March of 2001 she moved to Roche Harbor, Wash., to live with her daughter, Mrs. Richard TroBaugh (Darlene). The final five months of her life; she lived with her son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Jeanelle Persinger. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Juniata. Mary Marie Persinger was preceded in death byher parents; tbur brothers, two sisters, her husband, a son, Eugene and one grandchild. Survivors include one son, Marvin, Persinger, Hurricane, Utah; two daugh- ters, Mrs. Richard TroBaugh (Darlene), Roche Harbor, Wash., and Mrs. Jack Kincaid (Shirley), Kansas City, Me.; a brother, Boyd Imler, Superior; two sis- ters, Elda Everts, Newton, Kan. and Nita Janssen, Juniata; 10 grandchil- dren and numerous great-grandchil- dren. IIII Place a Classified A d in The Superior Express and have the same ad at no added charge the Jewel/ ...... buy. eofl send or carl us place, at ' 148 E. Third Street P.O. 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