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0A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Obituaries Lorena Bradley Lorena D'artene IThontus) Bnu.ttey was bom m Earl and Ruby q'homa_s o;1 Sept. 18, 1932, in Bun-Oak, Kan..and went to be with the Lord on May 19. 21)15+ in Spring- Iield, Mo. l~trena Dadea graduated from high school in Esl~m, Kan+, with the Ctassof 19~L She then began a career with Southwestern Bell Telepht,ne Co. in March 1952 at Smith Center. She moved to Notion. Topeka. Mission. Kant.., Cil y, andthen rr, tved to Sedalia, Mo.. in 19~9. After a few years she .settled in at Springfield, Mo. She held many Ix~sitions while at Southwestern Bell including operator, service ~L~sis- tanK. mlx;rt s clerk, plant assigner, calf- mate assigner and frame attendant. She retired t~,m Southwestern BeB Dec. I I. 1992.wilh40yearsofservice, She was a long-time member of the Tele- phone Pioneers. After retirement ~he held a hmg lime Imsitkm al Wal-maa on S. Campbell in Spdngfidd. She was a great m~ her who worked hard .'It her job all the while rai.~ing her chiMrea by her|cir. Shealways pm her family first, t'~tm church to ~.'hool activities, she w~.; always dlere for her children. L~rena Darlene helped with bee twogr-,,nddaughters who hhe klVL'*`[ den rly. She attended ~uth Haven Bap- tist Church in Springfield. Mo.. for many years until her health changed. She was a chapter ntentl~r of E;istem Star in Kansas. Loreaa Darlene'.,+ favorite things, to ~+ were listening to the Scums of the Piuneen, Band fnml the Te lephtme Pio- neers, going to Silver [)oHar City. e~- l'~'cially ;11 C'hN~lltl~.'g lime. playittg Binpct whi[,, al the n.-hahi litalion c~:~. ter and wat|:hing +'Wheel cd' Fonun,'.'" She enjoyed ~.L~s =dtin',.' ~,illt tier t~,nt- ily anti lr.'r gmndd~Lugllk'ts, ]~o mailer ~.-hat the circum~tance~..',he :i~wavs hada smile and ~E=s inn f'~r.~onality. S~te wfllbe raised by her filmily a nd t'ri,Ms_ She was ~reccded ;n death by her paren|s, Earl and Ruby "Fh, m+as. her older brother Glenn l'hom~s and younger hnahe r "rhtm.,as Lorena Darlene is _~ur~.ived by two sisters, D~h"is Smith. Jev,'ell. Kan.. and Margay[ Pierce, Hastings. Neb_ She i~ al_-at survived by her .~m. Brad Br:al- ley, and partner, Jeff.Spfingfiehl. Mo.. her daughter. Rohyn Bradley, Sr~ing- fetid, M~ heat practice, and ~. J,'u'IK.qe their pet,; Io prevem thi~ des a'q,'dnl~ di~_se.'+ Rabies is. a preventable d,,,ca~,e ?h.q is always deadly and L'al'~ |alert iui- marts. To prcven~ the ll]'ll~r~.k'I .Or the disease, it is inl~wlunl to ~,aCCLnate all animals that have regula~ human con- tacl. This includes WI~, ~|,ch ,i~ d,~L:.,. ealS an~ fel'~ls, horn,,, and an) Li',e- stt~k that ha_~. hulnart O~lllt~Ll ~t a'. Oi high value. If you are hitteit h) an animal, wash the wound mlrned|ateT~ with s~p and water, seek m~cal a~'- tendon and ~pon the bite Io).ou~ kx'al heaith or animal cont~l de~rtment_ "h is important to wmember that animals need periodic Ix~:sters of ra. hies vaccine thmugbout their [i ft_',+. Sa Ld Dr. ]ngrid Ga.mson, state public health vetennadan with the Kansa,~ Depart. mere of Heall h and Env~ronmenl."Vac. cinating animals ag aia.~t rabies, nol o|]]~ protec ts our pets, but our fa miix s ~t~x'" In addition Io vaccination, it is ml- po~tam tc watch for signs of rah~es such as changes in animal bcha,~ior. C.mmc, n signs mr rabies :,nch|de v.'iM animals aetin$ unafraid of p~p le. cain, animals acting aggressive and hostile, mabilily 10 swalhw,, increased s:|liva- lion+ ,,eiz~res and paralysi.~. [f you notk.~ any aniinal~ exhibib inn signs of rabies, keep your dislance and ~nlal animal cnnlt~d. [n lhe an animal ha,~ been exposed to rabies. conuact your veterinarian for advice. KI)A DAH worb. to promote pub- hc health and safety hy w|+rking wiih Kan,~,i, fa rme r s ai]d ram:her,, Ic, pt'OleCl animal hcahh and en,~]ire a safe f~d ~,lppl_~ "What bapImns in western Kansas at- feels everyone here and vice versa." Citizens' suggestions coming out of the meeting included that water is und~alued and that landow~ts who build we|Is and irrigate should pay for the walcr they use. Ore participant ~htthat using water froma well has an impact on water availability for othm's in tM area. Other suggestions included the need for more Imbli~ education about water issues, including how much it takes to grow the food supply and greater flexibitity to use recycled wa- ter from operation s such a-,;wastewateT Lr~atmenl phmls, NickG uetterman, who fm-m~, [2.{X~O acres with his father and heuthets i~ Johnson aml Miami eounties~ said their biggest waler challenge is [intety rain- fall, "Our shallot claypan s~tiis are an+ torsi ring. We' re either three days away from a ft~x~d or l(I days away front a drought,'" sa id Guetterman, who serves as a planning ~cam member tbr the Kansas River area. The rantily mem- bers grow con). soy~lealts and wheal and have a h~f callle operation. One way w~: relain m~=istat in our farm's soil. he ,~id. i~, hy not ti'din~. '+Since 1990. ,~e've bern ItX) percenl no.till." Guetterman mid ~ater I~licy can encourage h~tcr steel are|hip of the land which could reduce runoff into streams and rivers. "+1 think me hinges+ water issties we ,'ate are quality related, not quantity," said RiekMiller, agriculture agem with the K-Sla[e Rc~areh and Extension John son County office. Wilh the dyers that run ~rough that part of [he state. coupled w i th rainfall and other surface water, there is mually an adequate supply. "The issue is keeping poilu|- ants out of the water like sediment and fertilizers," he said. Miller. a facilitator at the De.~to mr.'cling, said he and K-Slatecolleagae Dennis Patton work with /ohnson Co]rely sRwmwaler and Hill~ale I,ak ut ~3.) ol" whom live cn the rcservalion and 80[I in the service area in Be,ran and I~miphan cot|nile| in Kan,,a,~ attd Richardson Cotmty in Nchra, ka Kclle> >.aid good walcr tx)liey can :linpro~,e the quality and quantity of x~ alcr ax atlablc ~,I the area. and that he laLcs tliic ~,nnpie approach, inchidMg li,,'q hs ing Ix'.'i~+lid ,ine's It11ait_~_ 11 .~o~i d~m't h~ c enough water IO ~ro~ ~ ci-op that u~2s a Itn] of il, li',ea d,,ift plant It.'" hc said. addklg 1hal he v.~,ild like to ~e ~ I,mit or an end IO |n]~+m,m ae~d chcntical u_~ in Ihe :t~a. "[=dLv..ati.Cql. awarel~ss, conscrva- t=o|',." ~hoL|ld he the IhrL't.' pri~.~ril|cS+ he ',ald, a~.l~tng "human eonsideralions Jii,I irthal water righls are a mnst he+ hue an} ,.saler, are transferred, (~C .~4~-% car ~ I',,ion [--.a gtX'al |,taM. bul who v, |~i p,+h,:L" It "' Olher pitH|c |panl ,,nggcstion~ fr, ml th,lt nt~.~'ting in~:l~d='d pr~tviding belier pobll~- cd,=cam,n ah~t|~ u~'ater for chil- drcT~ atld cidnlls a complete xtop it+ ir[i,~atlon III Tit+rlhea+t ~aitsas'~ i'cqLnr- IBg nl~'lt:F'~ L~n all ~ ell,,: nlCOrl~=raling ~el]heod prole~.-ll~in plan'~ to IL'ducc .~ofdai]3uiali~n. :rod End|]ring that I1~ le~,~ v+ate! u,,d, ihc its,, a lando..ner pays. al'~tl ~.lce x er.q.,L Re~Mvn?lM. Agricultural, & Comw, aLl'Cqat FntTe In.~ur,lnce E.~row & Ck~ln8 Tllle & t_~en ~'arChL_'S ~ Ab_~lr,~-ts Ideal "lilho has the N uckolls County docLm~_,nt~, of land pa'~L~hl [1"O1,'= i mal-)80Os h'~m UE,. | tornc.~lea~s to Ih present, DEAL ,X, Title LLC N_ Comrn0t~il ,~ .~,u~flol'. N, nb, Phone 402-870-4341 idealtitle @ yahoo.com_ The Regional Goal Leadership Team has reviewed the public's sun- gcstions and will present draft goals at a May 20 Kansas Water Authority mli~g in Gtoeasburg. By July, lbe recommended goals and KWA feedback will be pOSled onli~ for pubtk' conni1enl. In August, the KWA will trg'et to define the finM goals. The goals are expected to be incorporated into the vision and pre- seated to the governor and sfale leg|s- tature by winter 20|5. This ]rear is tmttea', but drot ht effects ar= =+till lingering Profong~ and record-sening heat has ct~at~ a hismricald.rought in many areas of the United States. This has affected different facets of thP_ horti- culture industry, but nm ai] the effects have hecn negative. ,=as,on Griffin is direclorofthe John C. Pair Horticultural Center of Karmas Slate Univ~'sity, T~ center, located ~ar Wichita, works to introduce and evaluate woody landscape plan1 mate- rial for the regkm. Griffin said the seasonal drought. rapid temperature changes, scorching "summer heat and [~pelual drying winds make this facilily aa ideal loca- tion to stress test woody plants+ (n the past two years, the importance of this research was made evi~nl_ The weather pattem provided an opportunity to observe the effects of heal and drought on mature, estab- lished landscape planls, said Griffin. The s~ss 1(St W;LS a real-world sitaa- lion a grecnhou_~, growth chamber and artificially induced drought could replicate. According to the National Wealher Scrvioe Office in Wichita, 201 I and 2012 recorded some of the warmest temperatures in weather hisiory. The 2011 summe was the hottes[ on record with 92 day~ above 91) de- gt~'~s, 53 of which were above I LV.] degrees.This set the all-timemcord for number of days the 1era perature was at or above I{X) dcgn.-cs. The following yea~ was ra~ differ- ent+ as 2()12 became the warmesl cub endar on record with an a'.rerag ~iem- pCmlure of hi degrees. i-be a~nnual p~c~ ipilatiort foe the area aim~ tell bdow average by 13 inches over the Iwo-year period_ Results from the stress testing ~howed that IO slx'*.'ific lines sI~KM atxtve the resl. as they survived the e~.trcme climate with liule or no servab~ elleelS. '+White I am nearly certain Ihal .~mlewkere a~.'ro~ the te~.ion ~tricke,t by this dnaught, readers will be able to poim in Jut incidence where each of the folluwing (trees) has t~ti~d:' Gt/ftin suid."Howevcr, when well-e.stahlished and otherwise healthy, each of the spe- cies pertbrmed admirably and dcseme consideration in a~as with regular periods ofexLe.~ded heat anddnmghC" ILe~ue of Extrao~inaO' Trees I. Pistacia chii)n~;is (Ckmcse pSstaehe} Witha USDA Hardine.~s Zuae 6.this is a widely a=sed landg:al~ t r~.' m I)ht~- nix that thrives in the contincalai cli- O|ale of the southe m Great Plai~L~ where rapid temper:flare shifts are common. Fall color can range from none, to yellow,, io ,+range, Io brilliaui red and ~0mc with hues of purple. This tree can be invasive. (n the so,lhem p|aiw, from Kansas through Texas, Chinese pJstach can be lbuad inv'~gling fence rows, ahanduned fields and empty orb, an k+L~_ Fonuna[ely. the species is dioecious (can be male or female), which makes selecling seed- less trues rather simple. Mate trees with brilliam red fallcolor and agn~w th habit that lends it.ll to nursery pro- dution would be desirable. 2- Accr sacchan|m ICaddo sugar maple) Onginuling fro|n a disjL|nct sugar maple population in western Okla- homa, the Caddo sugar |napie's genes make it one of the kmghesl shade trees in heat and drought prone areas and grow well in soils with a pH ol'upto1~_ D ari ng drought conditions wh,n oLhcr sugar maple cullivu~ wcrc scow'heal and 62r ing. ~c (.add~P sugar maple was able to p,a~h a m|d-~,umrrg.r flush v[ gtt>~th P[aB]~, ha~,c pczlc~mied welt as fal north as Am,. (~d, ~td as far south as t),dkt~ "[be I-,c~c,tu] ,rod abundant cu|ti- ~'ars or >u~a/ mapJ; already on the marke~ art-" picri]} ghuughl tolerant for rmlsl ILk'attune. b~t thns partncula-r cul- LLYar IS tml) a~ allablc m a niche mar+ ket. Rcgtot,al ma.r k,:t opportunities for growers in ~:onstMenll} drvagh~ prone areas toadd Caddo s~tg~ maple to their offering. 3, Accr tna~ atum | Shdnt,.mg mapr) This maple ha~, no uh~-rved pest probMms, a purple ft~sh of spring growth, gorgeous Iali color and is droughl tttleram Ithas dcFmndablecold hardiness and r,.'h.~hl lat] color. The size is appr,]p, lat to! suburba.~ lots awJ the lree, JJe not ;[Dle%~]r. V ig~nv~ gTO,~ th g~Jin g into fall eat'It be damaged b). an (arb tree/e m more mild climates, whe~c the planLs pro. duce a late ~ummvr flush otgTO~, lh and fail m prOl'JCrly harden off, 4. Chkmanlhus rev.ts0-s IChinese fringet~e) Widely r~-ognized for its iucred- ible bloom and excellent bask charac- ter|talcs+ this tree's leaves remasned dark emerald green du~ughom t~ growing sea.,e..m despite the thy. hot condit ions.Otto local nut-|try mam.'om+ mented that in the middle o[tbedrought+ this was the onty plant inht~ fieJds still pushing new g~-owlh. Be a~ase that clonal propagation can he t'ru.~Uat|ng. bul il can be done. 5. Heptacodium m+.coniocdes (seven-son Ilower) The bark of nhns flee iS. e~e-catch. inn; its tlowe[s light op the ~a~d~'ape the firsL weck of September m Wichita a~ arc visited by more spe, L'leS nf pollinators Ihan can be counted. "['he sepals k~ep the slv.~v.' going for t~, o to tluee more weeks when lhe~, change to a wsy pink. )Ls dark en|rald-green leaves persisted thro~tglt exceptional I mograpldcs a11 of rural America [,,xst year Michael Perry and Angel Guzman, ownets of Aqua Shield R~mf- inn and Constrl~iion in Hugvton pur- eha.~d the hun3warc |lore m nea~y Stantun County. They brought i n Nancy Hines a~; manager. SM had been work- inn tor Michael and Angel at Aqua Shield befim~ that time_ Nm'v,:y grew up ahmg the Sewattb Meade County line near the niral tom- + 1, nmnities of Kismet and 1 lains. 1 laths isalownoF],]7! po~)plc and Kismet is a town of 487 people. Navy gr-d~J0aled from Southwesl- em Heighls and go1 a business man- agement degree. She n]oved away tbr a time to teach math and science, httl after school cutbacks she returned lo Hugo,on Io 1"1 closer to family, Then she wCnL Io work for lmr brother-in- law, Michael Perry al Aqua Shield. In 2OL4+ she became manager al Stanlon County "l'rl~ Value. The slore is ku.'ated in Stanlon C~.]unt y's cot|nly.9al which is Jtdmsoa City. a comtuunily of ],524 peopIe. For decades there had been a hard- ware store and lumber yard in Johnson City, but it timed in 2~K~3. That meant residents had 10 travel more than 20 miles to the 110a~st MOre to get hard- ware and building materials. inveslors sol lose,her, put. chased the huildin~, rerr~llk~J and l.41p.~+led il ~-'; Stanton Counly TPae Value. C, tn[l'ac(t~.r Gary Adains was fl~ k~ad investor and president uf the conq-mny. In 2(~).'i, Sial|ton County "rrt|e Vuiue was aanicd the |;Jm:rgil]g Bus|ires.,, of the Year by the Kan~a~ Snta|[ I:l.usiness De~,.elop,alenl Center. .q, ]it ~(K}~, Gary Adams wasnained Kan- .ms Small Business Parson of the Year. By 2013. Gary was ready for a transitioit. H( apprtmched Michael |~rr~ arm Angel (;uzman about pur- cha_sing the business, w')~-ich they did. Nancy Hines became m:inager shur~ly thereafter. The store is named Stanlon Counly because it is the on|y hard'v, are More or knuberyard in the cnurdy. )I is a mutg- pl~t~|-~C M0rc s~rv iU [2 the C< |el inu nil,," s needs. "'WE arc almt=.~l ~ ,ale.Mejp shop." Nancy said The sh~re otter., pr(rhv.'ts Irq~ln apph;|nce, io wntk ~ar- Cus- tOlncrs van b,l~ die io~ds rind ,,tiprllies one m|ill eMk:ct Irom a I) p|,'ql hard. , arc ~t=m.'. htll lhc} go Far be)oBd lhul_ lherc av' ~,t|~_ ~arden ~,ktpplic~+ holi- da) decora~ Id.ll'~, ~-s, en ha,,ic ek'clriL'l~.n ~er~ [*.'*`'% THUMMEL REAL ESTATE AND AUCTION, LLC Real Estate For Sale - Jewell, Kan. S0~ Broadway 1t~ home ks| 3 ~ 2 h~ths, 1,3,,~ ,~r~ le~ a~la 2 car ~he~ 9a- r-~j~. "lhem ~;e Su~ hntsi~O hase~r~ ~ a fami~ ~. a0~lk~.~ [P~r~Or~, ~.~rk rc,0~ and uSlily area. Rusa la~g~ k~i. go0d s~'a0e+ haa~o:;I ~rs, :enlra[ h~al,ai and a ,T~. 0~ ~ pa~/a~r linisJ~. PRICE RE[XJCED I~00.~ Broadway T~isa2 s~q~ hon'e m~ a targe ,0n'et 101. Tl~m a=~ 3 I~l~o~'r~ (a~ We walk in IOS01S.)2 b~l~ end a secorgllk:~'sun morn. -r~m i~ a la~90 ~r~ r~an meh a fimpra~, a MI I~seme~ nea ~ new C2~, I~l g00d st'/~gles. 1"hem ~s a co~md fa~'~t pcrdx a 2 ,tc dela0.hed garage and a car/am PRICED REOUCEID SM/O00.O0 418 Delaware l~s rs a ~rge 2 story home ~th 3 bed- lecEt ~lh V,clona~ ~cot a~O a o:~'~'ap- amonr~ p~r~h. The home ~s a parlml 0am- n'~nr. Steam I~al Ihr0h~ho~ ~ c0nlral av 0nl~ n"'.'lk~0t T~ hOo~-fal~,~a ~.II. xl+ ~. lot v,~ rnatum tins lot shade aoda bea,a,i, ,,deck CON'I'g~CT ~N [lING 217 Pead T~is Ixx~ has 4 bBOooms, MO bUlbS ar~J 1,g01 ~+,~Im ~ ~ ~ ~. (m a large ~caef k~, atem is ~ ~ed 9ar~ a~ caq~o~; la~ I~o~l-in gardeo and trail 'a~/am.a, Tha secoM 0oct has ce~lral heat- air, ~a~e bed~on~and a la~E balhmorn, THUMMEL REAL ESTATE AND AUCTION, LLC I~ Tl'mrnmet, B~er.&~iove~ Vermin Ko~man, S~le~man CrY) ~, Off~e. Fax (78S) ~T~7, MoVie (785) 738-24~ * Email: wdkko~man @ nckn,o~,m Roger and Pare K~er. SaJo~man (7~) ~ ~ Home 0'~) TJ@O067 Mobile Entail: ,T~r@ nc~,coa ?h,..,r$O&y Ju~y 9 20z,~ THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 9B In a~]dl[tk)f] LO ~llmg apphan~/e~_ tb ~P.ffe otlcr.~ apph~cg ~er~l,:e ~d u ,u]d h;.t ~ I ~, v i'a:a[zng ,ent|]auon. ilnd a.i ( i.'~.]ndLLL~pn ulgg tee hrii4~ Lan~ ~iJtL~- tt is h~.-a~.'d m tazTn counffy. Stun,on CounL~ True Valu~ olfcrs iv, e>k~:k f~'d, pet t,sal and ,ork h.~t,, '~*.'r" s no milk mid bread, bul lh store does trove drink~ ~ snooks. With the chm~gsng denu>graph~c~ of western Kansas, the Hisl~m+c popu- lalion has g~wn rapidly, Stanlon County Tcu Value has kcpL ~ p~e_ Nancy Hines is Hispanic and speaks Spanish as 00 two oOmr of the store emp~tyces, ptus the two HVAC spe- cialists who are also Hispanic. That means five ofth~ 10company emp*oy- ecs speak both English and St'mnish. In the end, it is aboul serving cus- Iomers. ~id Nancy. "riffs is a tight- kt~il cumin unity, and they |il~e s0pport- ing a homlown st0-1'~," She said. "'Cust0mts come Fast," said long- time einployee Tom Spcuccr. "'In abig box store, you have Io fend for yo~r- sel f.'~he said."l n oursmall town stores, w lake pride in being knowledgeable and meeting and greeting every cus- Ionlur,"~ Calendar and tll for taking of cool season lawns B~ Jt, nae Ryan Do ~,ou ha'~ a cca]l seasun lawn'? If ~,ciur law rib. KenBi ky blL|egr~LsS or tall tewu~, then >c'.. you do! Lawn care. such as fectil |.,.i ng and w ~.x.,d |real ments. ~ill '~ary der~ndin on when yaur tuff is. ac'tl~l) growing, eerie-season t~trf gca,.,.e,. Up.w, best in ctxtlcr ~ eathe* in the srctng -and fall. and go ~inllaUl d arms the D,~t ,;ummt:r weather. AgEn- eral calendar or timeiine for nlaiitle- nan~e of }'OUt ct'gd-season Ittrt- for h)v. s, For all lawn tyl'l~,'s, Mar~h is the lime 10 spot i~x'at imy hroadleaf ~ ccds. Be ,,u~ IO Ireal tm a day that is warmer than 51) de_r.'e~, and avoid irrigalion v, ilkm 24 ~)urs of app[icatKm. Whcit the redbud tree'-s ave in fiLll hh~uli. It i'h rime to apply crabgrass pie x c rite r. Thix usuall) Is mid -,lured until +Fa-nng green+up the lot k,v, Ing yia. Spray k, ~d.lcal v, (ed.s. ~"~.en If ~.~) ifllfe small. Jt ns much easmer I~ ctmtrol broaOlcai v.eeds i3111 [11 I:ai~ than ,n d~ sp~i~$. S,mil~ tO lhL" M~'ch treatment+ he sure ki spray on da}+ that a~ at leasl ."i(~. degrs, ant[ be sure to t-o]dow the label k>t applicahou ral@+. Cranberries, blueberries tasty', of benefits More is being diso~,red all the time about the mort, tonal value and health I:mnufits of two po]ular lypes of berries ~ cran berne| and blne~rrie',. 12t's starl with the bhmberries. The big news them is two new southern ,highbush varieties+ "Guptmt" and Pearl, +that produceprodigim~squan- titi~ of plump, flavorful berries early inthe fTesh-m~rket season of April and May, The~'s hoen a ]imit~ acreage of southemhighbush bkmberries becau_~ frankly, they're a bit lacking in vigor and can be hard to grow. But the ARS scientisls developed new hybrids from so.them highbush gcrmplasm that's more amanahle to the growing condi- tions of the southeastern United States_ Tim res01tant two new varieties are =tow finding their way into crop [-Lelds and nurseries. In 2C02, for the first time, den]and for fresh btuebemes ovc~lc~k thai ,ll frozen blueberries nalionwide_ S|nce then, dg~ fresh berri~ have ne gt ~en ap their lead, with Americans gob- bling~p I.I pounds per per|or, in 2Oli1. compared to just 0.6 lxmnds of the frozen berries. Mg:higan. Maine, New Jersey and other northern states still lead the na- tion in production of U.S. cultivated blueberry Im',,Juetion. valued at $590 million, bm the year-roarM demand opened a window of oppodunily for southern growers, especially the early-dig"alan fresh market_ In trials, "'Gup~on" ~"Pear]+` flowered in mid to late March and w~ I-ady for haT- ve~l alxmt 2L days be fore lh eartiesl ripening rabbitcye varieties, which tmlil now have been the pr~lominam type groum in the South. Turning our altenlion 1o cranbe~'- ries, these "power fruits" have deft- nitely come a Ions way since the '60s, when 1hey mostly turned up at the tradilional l'hanksgi ing feast. These days, we' re u-,~d tolo~ing dricd.sweel- ened cranbemes into c~r luoch bags, and with good reason; they're ric5 in fiber, low ia sodium, and a Knurl source of vitamin C and polassium. 'r~y'm al,so full of intriguing natu- ralcompo.nds called phylochemicals, naturally occarring plant compound_s |)tat ct,n~d have health belWfilS. ARS SCleallst~, are lak|ng a closer hx~k al the ph~ t~h. heroical potenhal of what's called "pomace"--the stems, skins awJ pulp that are Icfl when plump ctanbeffics ~ pf~'s~ Io make jttiee or canned pmd~ts_ Thal'S because cranberry processo~ are interested i~ finding new. value-added uses for the_~ byproducts, As a general r01e+ run your pen through eve~ uther word you have writlcn: you have no idea whaL vigor it will give }'our slyle. The peesent ]etterisa very lo~g one. simply because I had nd leisure to make it shorter. I 1 __ Envelopes Flyers . Sale Bills Stationery Invitations . Programs Business Cards Announcements Carbonless Forms Computer Stationer'/ Continuous Forms Graphic Oesign o Brochures Large or For A/l Yo.r Printi g Needs. ,... uporiof Publishing' C_,o. 148 E. 3rd Street St perior, Neb. 68978 402-879-3291