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8B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, July 3, 2003 Joseph Cook lo.ed by Memorial services at I I a.m., June 26, 2003, in the Asbury United Joseph Brady Cook was born Sept. Methodist Church, York, Pa., the Rev. 30, 1910, and died June 22, 2003, at the David McCullough officiating. York Hospital, York, Pa. He was 92 Graveside services will be held in years, eight months and 22 days of age. the Ionia Cemetery, Ionia, Kan., at 10 Born on the farm in Athens Town- a.m., July 2, 2003, with the Rev. Dan ship, Jewell County, Kansas that was 4)aniels officiating. homesteaded by his Cook grandpar- MemorialsmaybemadetotheIonia ents, he was the second of nine chil- dren born to Albert Elmer Cook and Lucinda Inscho Cook. Left to mourn his passing are his wife of almost 65 years, of the home, Gwendolyn Cabbage Cook; his sister, Ella May Cook Philyaw, Chillicothe, I!1.; his brothers Robert Royal, Man- hattan, Kan., and Donald Otis, Okinawa, Japan; nieces and nephews; and countless friends and neighbors. Preceding him in death were his parents, his brothers, Oliver Hazzard Perry, Leland Wilbur, Leonard Elmer, Roland Defile, and his sister, Twila Beth. Joe, as he was called by all who knew him, grew to manhood on the farm still known today as "The Cook Methodist Church, Ionia, Ken., and/or to the Asbury United Methodist Church, "fork, Pa, Etzweiler Family Funeral Home, York, Pa., and Kleppinger Funeral Home, Jewell, Ken., handled the ar- rangements. (Paid obamwy ) Gerald Koops Gerald E. Keeps, 72, Downs, died June 29. Funeral services were yester- day (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. at Dis- patch Christian Reformed Church with burial in Dispatch Cemetery. Domoney Funeral Home, Downs, was in charge of arrangements. Paul Reinert Place." He attended the Ionia, Kan., 100 Years Ago John Bloom says he wouldn't give a man a cent to insure him for .25 bushels per acre on his 80 acre field of wheat. The new push headers are attract- ing much interest. Mrs. George Vance is making 50 pounds, of butter a week from seven cows, without a seperator. Farm help is getting to be one of the serious problems in this country. 80 Years Ago The Mankato-Jewell Sunday School picnic will be held at the Gift Grove, two miles south of Mankato. Ionia Rural High School District patrons will vote July 12, upon the proposition of issuing bonds for the sum of $35,000 for the purpose of building and equipping a high school. James Russell is using his com- bined harvester and thresher for the second year, and he considers it is a good kind of a machine. It leaves all the straw on the ground and requires only three men for the entire job. The East Buffalo ice gang cel- ebrated the 4th of July. There were 160 present. Something going all the time, grade and secondary schools, graduat- Paul E. Reinert, 47, died June 22 at ing from high school with the class of the Thayer County Medical Services, plenty of ice cream and cake, and 1928. He then pursued advanced Hebron, Neb. fireworks. The boxing match of schooling, graduating with a bacheior He was born Aug. 23, 1955, at DempseyandGibbonatShelby,Mont., of science degree from the Kansas State Beloit, the son of Joseph A. and Mayme will be tame compared to the one staged between old Elyea and Herbert AgriculturalCollege, Manhattan, Ken., (Tucker) Reinert.. Stapleton.Mrs. Howard Stapleton won in 1933. Paul was an avid fisherman and did ....... Joe was an active participant in welding for construction companies, the obstacle race; John Kemmerer and school and community sports, and he Survivors include his mother, .... ..... Mrs. Clarence Bartsch winners of the maintained this interest throughout his Mayme Reinert, Esbon; a son, Joseph three legged race; Lewis Jorgenson lifetime. " Reinert, Salina; a daughter, Stephanie and Elden Dyas of the sack race. The He taught the seventh and eighth McLain, Salina; three half brothers, Work continues on the renovation of Jewell City Park. Here, Dick Edwards, Piowman home was an ideal p!ace for grades in the Ionia school system for Eddie Hall, Smith Center, Victor Hall, Jewell, installs electrical wiring in the gazebo. New playground equipment is such a gathering. The many gas lamps three school years from 1933 to 1936, Seattle, Wash., and Burl Hall, Leba- visible inthe background, gave a fine light and a lantern hanging non; a half sister, Karen Bradley, vehicle were trapped. George Sills, at the top of a windmill made Jewell While at the same time serving as gradeschool principal. Downs; his companion, Mary Finke, ("~lFIIIIIPI"I"Ih111~"~ l~I,'~,~Ar~ Mankato, was transported to Salina City electric lights look like lightening bugs compared to those. Joe was united in marriage Sept. 3, Deshler, and her children, John Sun- ,,~v~tx~.~ttv~to~. x ,~ .v o Regional Hospital. Leta Sills and 60 Years Ago 1938, to Gwendolyn Cabbage ofday, Lincoln, Neb., Richard Sunday, leweli Co .... McDowell were taken by Jewell Charles Keeler reports a winter Burlingame, Kan. The marriage was Superior, Neb., Anna Sunday, Utica, , - ....... "Y County EMS to Jewell County Hospi- barley yield of 30 bushels per acre. solemnized at Wamego, Ken. Neb., Robrta and Amber Finke, tat. Members of the Mankato Volun- Jewell County just celebrated the From 1936 to 1942 Joe was em-Deshler, Nel~;-'andgne grandchild. Traffic teer Fire Department and rescue squad 100th birthdays of five people. If you ployed by the United Telephone Co. in He was precededln-de~th by hisAndrew JosephMorris, Englewood, Kansas as groundman, lineman, father, Joseph A. Reinert. trouble-shooter and exchange manager. As an interesting side note, he kept his telephone-pole climbing spurs and used them throughout his lifetime, keeping his and neighborhood trees neatly trimmed. Services were June 26 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Esbon, with Father Allen Scheer, officiating. In- terment was in St. Elizabeth's Catholic Cemetery, Esbon. Frances Sarchet He was employed by the Caterpil- lar Tractor Co. in Illinois, and later in Pennsylvania, from 1942 to ! 973. His assignments variously included fac- tory accountant, job analyst, retirement supervisor, personnel services man- ager and retirements benefits manager. He retired in 1973, credited with 30 years of service with the company. Joe was granted military leave from Caterpillar during World War II to ment with Maxine T. Brillhart, to Ken- Frances M. Sarchet, 78, Grand Is-, neth G. Novak and Lenna K. Novak, S land, died June 13, at the Skilled Care 1/2 of the NW !/4 of Section 2, Town- Unit of St. Francis Medical Center. ship 4S, Range 7W. Memorial services were held at St. Wayne Fogo, Connie Blankenship, Leo's Catholic Church. The Rev. Jack William P. Blankenship, Joyce Palmer Rademaeherofficiated. and Roger L. Palmer to Mark R. Mrs. Sarchet was cremeated. Pri- Underwood and LauraA. Underwood, vate commital services were at NWll4andN1/2ofSWll4ofSection Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. 34, Township 2S, Range 9W. A rosary was recited at St. Leo's Shirley J. Fischer, formerly Shirley volunteer his service to the United Catholic Church. J. Eilert, and Rex Fischer to Melissa States Armed Forces. He served in the Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Durant, Lot 3 and S 1/2 of Lot 2, in Army Air Corps for three years with Home was in charge of arrangements. Block 9, original townsit~ of City of duty assignment of instrument flight instructor, Central Flying Training Command. For a number of years after retire- ment Joe enjoyed helping with the an- nual apple harvesl in local Pennsylva- nia orchards. This afforded him op- portunity to relive his youth when he helped his father nurture a large apple orchard and reap the harvest from their efforts. Joe was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church, serving as Sunday School Treasurer for47 years. He was a charter member and past president of the Springetsbury Lions Club, and he actively maintained hik- ing trails near Pennwood, a camp for special children with mental handi- caps. Joe and Gwen spent countless hourL and traveled countless miles, visiting cemeteries, courthouses and long lost relatives, all over the United States and in Canada, searching for elusive an- cestors. He researched and wrote a Life History of Oliver and Elizabeth Cook, his grandparents, and he re- searched and wrote a similar history of Gwen's Cabbage. family. Both writ- ings were requested by and provided to several historical societies and to the Library of Congress. Scant weeks before his passing, Joe and Gwen attended the annual alumni reunion in the annex of the United Methodist Church, Ionia, Karl. He seldom failed to attend this annual func- tion, always held on the Memorial Day weekend, where he enjoyed visiting with relatives, classmates and friends both at the church and in the Ionia Cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m,, foi- I I I II Ilfll [Jl[ I I Mrs. Sarcbet was bom Oct. 19, 1924, Mankato. in Superior to August and Monica Criminal (Lukasiewicz) Knothe. State of Knasas vs. Donald New- Survivors of the immediate family ton, Concordia, giving a worthless include her husband, Milian "Toad" check. Sarchet; two daughters, Mrs. George Sawyer (Judy), Albuquerque, N. M., and Mrs. Mark Augustine (Monica), Wichita Falls, Texas; a son, Mike Sarchet, Ogallala and a sister, Phyllis Knothe, Tucummcari, N.M. Also sur- viving are six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Sarchet received her educa- tion in S perior and graduated from Superior High School in 1942. She received her L.P.N. license in Pueblo, Colo. She married Milan Sarchet on June 22, 1943, in Tacoma, Wash. She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church and St. Loo's Altar Society. She also did volunteer work at the Veterans Hospital, the Red Cross" Bloodmobile, St. Francis Hospice and St. l. .o's Altar Society. She enjoyed reading, baking, sew- ing, playing bridge, dancing and doing aerobics, She was preceded in death by a brother, Rex Knothe. Child fii'e play accounts for five percent of residential fires, yet causes 40 percent of residential fire-related deaths among children. As many as two-thirds of child fire play victims are not the playing children. More than 60 of all child-play home fires gm m a bedroom or living room where children are often left alone to play. More than three-quarters of these fires are started by children playing with matches or lighters. I Auction will be held at the home at 211l N, Ja,a dl, Kan. Thursday, July 10 7 p.m. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Jewell Original Town Block forty (40), Lot six (6) and west half (W1/2) of lot five (5) GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Three-bedroom home with 2 1/2 baths, (master bedroom has full bath), front room, kitchen with oak cabinets, dining room with oak comer cabinets, utility room, built-in intercom, two-car attached garage. Full basement with den, bedroom, bath, largo family room, concrete storm shelter, large amount of storage cabinets. There is an entry into basement from the .arage. A termit contract will go with house. Thehome is in very nice condition. TERMS: 20% of purchase price as down payment, the balance will be due upon closing on or befo August 30, 2003. Possession will be upon closing. TAXES: Will be pro-rated to close. 2002 taxes were $1,224.08. All statements made day ofaucttonaucoon take precedence over printed matedal. Thummel Real Estate and Auction is acting as transaction broker. To view the home, contact Wayneat 785-428-3680. Auction conducted by Thummel Real Estate and Auction Beloit, Kansas 785-738-5933 III I ul ul II were called to the scene. Accident in- want to belong, then do it in Jewell Colo., speeding, 80-55, $194.vestigated by Kansas State Highway County. Sally Ann Hayden, Jewell, improper Patrol. 40 Years Ago passing of school bus, $359. June 25 at approximately ! 2:10 TheFirstNationalBankofMankato Eloise A. Owen, Hamilton, over- a.m., on Jewell County Road X, eight is celebrating its 80th anniversary. weight 2,000 lbs., $119. miles north from Mankato and one and Jewell County Women's Republi- Regiser of Deeds one-half miles west, Jessica Barnes, can Club silver anniversary meeting UMB Bank; as trustee under agree- Burr Oak, driving a ! 997 Oldsmobile, will be held at the Correll Club Room. was heading west when a c :er came Joe's TV. Service of Esbon, has from the north ditch. Barne said she RCA air conditioners for $166. tried to miss hitting the deer but lost Newell'sMobilServiceadvertises: control and rolled the vehicle. The "notjustafillingstation, but a service Mankato Volunteer Fire Department station." was called to put out a fire in the The Jewell Mitchell Cooperative vehicle. No injures were reported. Electric is now offering an appliance Accident investigated by Deputy AI- repair and wiring service to all mere- icy: bers. " June 26 at approximately 1:10 a.m. 20 Years Ago atmilepost 17 on K-128, Tyson Kline, Helen and Ivan McMillan, Burr Smith Center.drivinga 1987 Chevrolet, Oak, will celebrate their 50th wedding was northbound. As she crest a hill her anniversary with an opelrhouse. vehicle hit a coyote. No injuries but Judge Wahl has over'ruled the re- damages exceeded $500. Accident in- quest of Lila Baker for a new trial. She vestigated by Alley. was found guilty of the murder of June 27 at approximately 3 a.m. at Milford Fall, Ionia. milepost 228 on South K- 14 highway, Milton Underwood, Esbon, brought Christopher Hutchison, Abilene, was in the first load of 1983 wheat.to the Limited Civil south bound on K-14 highway when a Loren Bonham dba Bonham Re-deer jumped onto the roadway striking Midway Co-op Elevator, Mankato. Wheat came from the Ionia area. pair vs. Keith Higle, Jewell. his vehicle. No injuries were reported. Brodstone Memorial Hospital vs. Accident investigated by Sheriff est. The Montrose grain elevator was Larry G. Hood, Mankato. Damages exceeded $500. sold to C.E. Hendrick and his brother Paul, both farmers in the Portis area. It Civil June 28 at approximately 9 p.m. at will be managed by the son of C.E., The State Exchange Bank vs. Den- milepost 196 on Highway 36, one-half nis Paul Manning and Daphnewest of K-112, Robert L. Westgate, RussellHendrich.Russell'ssister, Mrs. Broadwater Manning, Esbon. Jewell, driving a 1997 Ford, had deer Kelly Burgess, is a Jewell resident. Accidents strike his vehicle. Accident investi- 10 Years Ago June 24 at approximately 12:15 gated by Officer McEntire. Damages Xymax 2001 directors expected to p.m., a tandem-axle truck full of wheat exceeded $500. have the Montrose plant in full produc- rolled at the K-128 and H road inter- June 30 a 1997 GMC registered to tion after Christmas, 1993. section. Owner of the truck was Steve James Richard Bartholomew, The City of Esbon was hit by light- Boehner, Glen Elder. Accident was Mankato, was parked with parking eningcausingminordamageandpower investigated by Sheriff Kim Ost and brake set. The brakes did not hold and outages June 17. The lightening struck Greg Aspergren. No injuries were re- vehicle rolled across the parking lot west of the bqnk. ported, and struck a parked 1991 Ford pickup The June 30 issue of the Jeweil June24atapproximately 10:05p.m. registeredtoNormanSmuck, BurrOak. Coianty Post asked, "When will wheat on US 36 and Lincoln Street.,Mankato, Accident investigated by Officer Baird. harvest start?" The answer was given Leta Sills, Mankato, driving a 1983 July 1 at approximately 4:20 a.m., by Brett Kirk, Jewell County soil con- Mercury, was east bound. A 1998 at milepost 28 on K-128, Jerry Elton servationist. He said,"Harvest should Kenworthsemi-truckdrivenbyKevin Conn, Jewell, driving a 1987 start between July 4 and 6, if it doesn't W, McDowell, Agra, was west bound. Oldsmobile had deer come out of the rain." Sills made a left hand turn in front of ditchstrikinghisvehicleinthedriver's Kyle Barrett, 30, Jewell, was in- the truck. Both occupants of the Sills door. Accident investigated by est. jured in a motorcycle accident near f Geisler 908 East 6th Street Concordia, Kan. 66901 1-800-783-3360 www.geislerroofing.com Fully Insured and Bonded Residential and Commercial Free Estimates/Financing Available We can help you with the Insurance Claim process Since 1980 I I IIIII I11 IIII Ill JEWELL cOUNTY day on Randall Saturday evening. Stiff winds caused Barrett to slip off the roadway onto the gravel. He lost control of the cycle and was thrown off as the cycle slid sideways. He suffered broken nbs, damaged vertebras and abrasions. Re- cuperation time is predicted from three to six months. Rain and strong winds continue to create havoc for the nearly ripe wheat crop and the young and tender spring crops. One Year Ago In the northern part of Jeweli County the harvest has been a surprise for most of the farmers. Yields are higher than expected.. Gerald McMurray's combine caught on fire two miles south and six miles west of Jewell. Terry Mayhew, Jewell, is a new deacon in the United Methodist Church. Marysville, Virginia Douglas .Terry, was it tending a meeting. Travis En parents, Harold He is staying in and just finished a ing with a Word was York, Pa., died. Ionia Alumni wife were here dinner. He School in 1928. were July 2 at Bob Switzer, "speaker at church Marihugh will iting his mother, Ella He brought his at Waconda Lake. Little Rock, Ark., brother, Chris, Paradise mother'sweddin.g. By Ave Knarr Smith were County Marjorie Hartsel had supper with ng, g' =n ~ Mr. and Mrs. Rick Hartsel and family, Concordia, at the Baptist church. Lynell Sheahan entertained the D.D. Bridge Club. Freda Denio, Jamestown and her daughter, Maralyn Licklight, Colorado, played with the group. Ne- vada Vetter will have the July 9 meet- mglnez Clark began therapy on her shoulder in Beloit. Mr. and Mrs. Galen Thacker were hosts to a birthday party for Katheren Tickle in Salina. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dahl, Jerry and Curtis, Webber; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Knarr and Joel; Ava Knarr, Angela Riddeck, Marvin and Mariah and Michael Tickle. It looked like a lake North of Salina Sunday morning. The Thackers had 2 1/2 inches of rain. Farmers in this area are trying to get the wheat cut. Some is too green and other places, it's too wet. Michael Tickle is visiting his grand- mother, Ava Knarr. The Je ing met at Jeweli members AreaA Shirley Wickman, Ionia Harvest is progressing in this area with reports of yields and test weights above average. Roger Fedde and Harold Shoemaker went to Mankato on Thursday morn- ing to help with the wheat binding in preparation for the Threshing Bee July 19 and 20. Chase Wagner, his family, grand- parents, great-grandmother, and other relatives, celebrated his seventh birth- business Site rewere.I told report in the ager. Betty area committee were discussed talking doll and Maxine might.' from the Area, Silver Haired discussed the SRS may give. SRS wil Wickman the Citizens Utility warns against gave hints of Kansas is with prescript American Act. The nation in for Gardener." The ored Sept. 16 at Salina. A ing was advertise in for the highest bus. ~THE RED ROOSTER Cafe COMMERCIAL BUILDING corner of Commercial and three-store fronts. COMMERCIAL BUlLiNG, two store fronts, on mercial and Jefferson. E) TWO-STORY HOME, 2 112 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath,ca', detached garage. Price reducedlll ~ THREE-BEDROOM, 1 1/2 bath, detached garage, THREE-BEDROOM, detached garage, 1 1/2 bath, large family room. THREE-BEDROOM modulehome, real nice, corner lot. Gerald Zimmer AattoP & Real Estate East Highway 24 Beloit, Kan. Call Tom at Friday, July 11 - Saturday, July 12 Looatlon: 610 West 8th ~ NOTE: All shop, garden, lawn equipment and 1986 Ford F-150 will sell Friday, July 11, 5:00 p.m. All antiques, collectibies, and household will sell on Saturday, July 12, 10:30 a.m. For a complete sale bill go to m~.com Vlhiclu: 1986 Ford F-150 pickup, 50,000 miles, autamalic, 351 engine, bed liner with little rust TOis, ~ & P~ S~N}Ik~: 2 wheal car dolly will down straps; Shovels; Rakes; Hoes; Garden hose; Good hand tools; Electric chain saw; Drop cords; Gas cans; trunks; Alum. ladders; Hand saws; HP bench grinder; Ski110" band saw; Sears metal cabinet with drawers; Several other metal and wooden cabinets; Ryobi wood lave; Master Craft 10" tabiesaw; Circular saws; Wood clamps; New Portable CB; Shop vac; Gas grill; Electric smoker; Small 2 cycle tiger; Bird houses; Wind chime; Car ramps;" SnoBurst : cycle snow blower; Craftsman 15,5-42" cut dding lawn mower; MTD~ hp rear ttne tiller (used 3 seasons); 3'x4' pull bol~nd yard cart; behind 0rass thatcher. Other Rams too nurnerous to mention. !l~kllles, Coll~"tibles, & ~ Early 1900's Coors Picture on tin; Old wooden music box w/several spools; Italy lamps; Large recliner; 4 drawerrfiling cabinet; Tornado vacuum; Water fall vanity; Full metal bed w/box spflngs ma~trass; Luggage; Few Quilts; Magnavox & Zenith 19" color TVs and others; Chest of drawers w/mirror; Rugs; cabinet; 01d pictures & wall hangings; Largo paito set w/4 chairs; 4 Vitamaster electric tread mill; Card table w/4 chairs; Several boards; Small electric appliances; Small Monarch tin; gal. Western crock; Several other small crocks including Hen on nest; Large run of kitchen supplies; Folding stand; Several Dehydrators; 18 qt. electric roaster; with covers; Turkey on nest; Stelm ware; Glass baskets; Pressed Germany; Nippon; Mixture of small lamps; Thumb print; Lamps; glass; Salt cellars; Coke glasses; 2 entertainment centers; for 12; Cobalt blue glassware; Large Oak china cabinet w/3 glass including 2 captain chairs; Oval parlor table; ~; End tables; HIda-a-bed; Book cases. Many moce old] Sellers: Merle & Laura Tm: Cash. Nothing removed until settled precedence over printed material, Not responsible in case,