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.. 8B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, July 18, 2013 The Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Jewell Co. Memories Esbon, hoste a reception for Sister Mary Stanislaus Porter who celebrated Continued from page 5 her 50th year as a Sister of St. Joseph. She graduated from Jewell Rural High ful for the fine crops already saved. School in 1934 Sayin. g the best people on earth live in 10 years ago Kansas is no exaggeration. Mankato Poolhosts midnight swim. 80 years ago This harvest has been the best in Two things unevenly divided, rain years. and money. A harvester is a man who earns his Boyd Silsby and other Jewell County Historical Society volunteers, appetite.. Red raspberry fruit ice cream this make a few adjustments to the antique week. It'stherealfruit--no imitation, grain binder before binding wheat to Put a slice of onion on a bee sting, be threshed at the Jewell County ""100 pounds of ice or more at the ice Threshing Bee. 0 house dock only 60 cents per 100 Lace doilies in colors 10 cents. Q The potato crop will be a little short. 60 years ago Sunflowers are beginning to bloom and corn is beginning to tassel. Sum- mer is here. Most farmers would like to mow the roadsides, but the piles of mud in the weeds almost make it impossible to get by with the job. Cantaloupe 2 for 29 cents. Daily fresh bread for 11 cents a 4 loaf. Buy this new deluxe range for only 245.95. 40 years ago Stock car races Saturday, July 22, in Belleville. Local drivers will thrill the crowd with their daredevil driving on the world's fastest half-mile dirt track. Adults $2. Children $1. Raymond Mcdill of Mankato sold 5 black steers at the Mankato Livestock - .Commission on Friday. They aver- aged 506 lbs. and sold for 44.20 per 100 to Herb Klug of Nebraska. Band-Aids for 49 cents. Strawberries 2 16 oz. pkgs. for 77 cents. The hot comb styler for $19.99. - Hamburger helper 1 box for 55 cents. Alka-Seltzer 25 tablets 49 cents. 20 years ago Clouds of doom didn't develop into th :l .tential storm that was expected M ay morning in Mankato. Resi- dents .were keeping close eye on these dark, dangerous looking clouds as they " arrived in our area. Fortunately they moved on almost as quickly as they came. Mankato is having a sidewalk sale Friday and Saturday. Evan Michaels will assume the manager position at the Midway Co- op Elevator in Mankato to starting July 28. Water is running bank full and plus in some creeks and rivers in Jewell County. Flooding waters are greatly affect- ing Jewell County. Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord Rothchild celebrated their 50th wedding ann,ver- sary. Lois Stinson, 95, a former Randall resident, died at Salina. Peggy (McNabb) Best, 66. died. She was a Mankato resident. Clara Carlile. 96, died. She was long-time Jamestown resident and the ~:' wife of the editor of the Kansas Opti- mist newsPaper Jn Jamestown. The Jewell County Bank merged with the Traders State bank in Glen Elder and the Tipton State bank in Tipton to become Farmers State Bank. SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY[ . Plan to attend the 36th Annual hWell County reshing Bee Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 Darrell E. Miller, Attorney Mankato, Kan. 785-378-4010 Come join all the htn and interesting sights at the 36th Annual Jewell County Threshing Bee! Saturday & Sunday July 20 & 21 Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3211 Alma Tyler celebrated her 88th birthday. Lowell (Bucky) Hancock cel- ebrated his 80th birthday. The City of Formosa council voted to have untagged and inoperative mo- tor vehicles removed from city prop- erty. The resignation of Jewel! County S heriff's Deputy Shane Fuller was re- ported by Sheriff Kim Ost. Bob Newell. 72, died. He was a long-time Mankato resident and owned the John Dgere dealership for 28 years. The Jewell County Hospital board terminated the contract of Dr. Judith Butler. Up to three inches of snow fell in Bicycle riders stopped in Mankato parts of Jewell county. for lunch at Critters Thursday riding Gaylord and Iva Rothchild cel- from Denver, Colo., to Lansing, Mich. ebrated their 60th wedding Anniver- Wheat harvest for Jack and Randy sary. Dean is in full swing in a felid west of The county road department went Ionia. Fields are reported to be the best to a four day a week work schedule. in years. The trial period would run through Sue Walton does duty selling fire- October. works from the Ute Theater stand in Cindy DeLeon accepted the job as Mankato. Farm wives answer calls for Randall city clerk. "meals on wheels." Dale and Lesa Wright celebrated Company representatives get assis- their 30th wedding anmversary. tance from volunteer staff members as new playground equipment is as- Moriah Wagner, Mankato, was sembled at White Rock Elementary names as Kansas Junior Miss, 2003. School. New equipment will also be TheannualFamilyFunNight, spon- installed at Esbon Middle School. sored by Jewell County 4-H families, Work continues on the renovation raised $3,700 for the county's 4-H oftheJewell City Park. DickEdwards, clubs. Jewell, installs electrical wiring in the Ericka Meiby, a Mankato High gazebo. New playground equipment is School student, was off to South Af- visible in the background, rica on a mission trip as part of the Mark Fleming, Formosa, was se- Ubuntu University program. lected by USD 278 board members to The first "Put KidsFirstFoodDrive" was held to benefit the Jewell County fill the vacancy created by the resigna- tion of Linda Bowersox. Food Pantry. Jim Ross was appointed to serve the Marry Rafferty, 45. died. He was a unexpired term of Wayne Dunn on the 1975graduateofMankatoHighschool. Mankato City Council. Velva Wesselowski, 88, died She White Rock School Board mem- was a Jewell resident. bers voted to purchase new playground Mankato Pool hosts midnight swim. equipment. This harvest has been the best in Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hesting cel- years. ebrated their 50th wedding anniver- Boyd Silsby and other Jewell sary. County Historical Society volunteers. Gall Kincheloe, 63, died. He was a made a few adjustments to the grain graduate of Ionia Rural High School. binder before binding wheat to be Dale and Lisa Wright, Jeweil, cel- threshed at the Jewell County Thresh- ebrated their 30th wedding anniver- ing Bee. sary. Bicycle riders stopped in Mankato A tour-wheel all -terrain vehicle for lunch Thursday They were riding was stolen from the farmstead of Milo from Denver Colo., to Lansing, Mich. Matousek along Highway 36 west of Wheat harvest for Jack and Randy Mankato. He had parked the vehicle Dean is in full swing in a field west of and when he returned an hour later it Ionia. Fields are reported to be the best in years. was gone Randall CityCouncilmembersap-Sue Walton did her duty selling fireworks from the Ute Theater stand proved a contract with Wasteco for in Mankato while farm wives answer trash hauling calls for "meals on wheels." The annual Pike Trail League In- strumental Clinic and Concert was held Company representatives were as- at Mankato Junior and Senior High sisted by local volunteers when new playground equipment was assembled School. at the White Rock elementary School. MONUmV MaKeRs.Bucm.Pace LtGHrS.PLAQUeS Providing you with customer satisfaction, quafity products and outstanding customer service. Marysville Concordia Holton 785-243-2466 Toll Free: 1-866-543-2466 Welcome to the Jewell County e Come join in the funt. Saturday & Sundav July 20 & 21 of The Jamestown State Bank RANDALL, KAN. 66963 Member FDIC 785-739-2212 The Jewell County Threshing Bee , has so much to offer[ It's fun for all ages- Come j6in us? @ Calvin Bohnert Seed 1851 H. Ave. Jewell, Kan. 66949 785-428-3558 New equipment will also be installed munity center on the south side of the at Esbon middle school, square in Jewell. The 2011 Jewell County 4-H queen Kyle Fleming'and I)on Nevins as- Work continues on the renovation Darrell and Nancy McCorkle vis- and king are Ashley Lorence and Brett sisted Lloyd Johnson, amemberofthe of the Jewell City Park. Dick Edwards, ited Sioux Falls, S.D., with their son, Boyles. Mankato Volunteer Fire Department, Jewell, installed electrical wiring in John McCorkle. Brittany Joerg and Alya Houghton at the grill as he cooked hamburgers prepare to cut the two birthday cakes and hot dogs for the Relay for Life. the gazebo. New playground equip- Pastor Laura Fricker Smith, the for Randall's 125th birthday party last ment is visible in the background. Rev., and Mrs. Vernon Snider of the Ran and Pat Zentz were in line for Nebraska man drowns Monday at Jewellcountryparish are among more Wednesday evening, supper served at the Mankato park Rock Hills FBLA members who during the Relay for Life. The youths Lovewell Lake. The body of a 41-year than 700 United Methodists who are participated in the national competi- from the Lutheran Church served the old man was found in Loveweil Lake gathered at the bicentennial center in tion at San Antonio, Texas, were Alex food. about 6:30 p.m. Monday. Salina to "Focus on the Flame," on Smith, Courmey Cable, Beth Men- The Kansas Department of Health Plans are in the final stages for the making disciples of Jesus Christ. husen, Joe Bauman and Justin Pate. andEnvironmentsampledrecreational second Jewell County Relay sched- Rural Fire Distric lqo. 3, Esbon. Those attending the Randall 125th uled June l3 at the Mankato track and received a new $222,000 fire truck, birthday celebration preferred to eat manly known as blue-green algae and football field. Mankato High School graduatedtheir evening meal in shade. The vol- warned visitors to Lovewell Reservoir Eight Jewell County contestants 28 seniors unteer firemen had placed the tables ofthe potential dangers associated with will vie for the title 2004 Jewell Court- Bill Loomis, Max Burks and Jerry and chairs on the cement slab in the an algae boom. try Junior Miss on Saturday, June 7 at Richecky were sworn in as Jewel l City Randall Park. p.m. at Mankato Junior-Senior High Council members. The Joe Eilert family stopped tbr School. Contestants are Gayle Wilson, GeorgeandEdithChaputcelebrated Students from pre-k through sixth supper in the wheat field, Friday Ericka Melby, Lauren Jeffery, Reba their 50th wedding anniversary, grade played a game during the cam- evening, with harvest in full swing. Ligget,Ciara Collins, Kelsey True, Orema Pitts, 67, died. She was a munity vacation Bible school.l~eld last Tommy Watts, Smith Center, will Shawna Robbins and Nicole Jeffery. Jewell County resident, week at the Mankato Christian School. preform at this year's Jewell County Members of the Mankato Eager Geraldine Osborne, 78, died. She Reported to the Jewell County Fair. Beavers 4-H Club assisted VFW and was a long time area resident. Sheriff' s Department. the slashing of The 2011 Jewell County 4-H queen Auxiliary members with placing Bud Platt, 82, died. He was a Burr three tires in Mankato and king were Ashley Lorence and American flags on veterans graves m Oak resident for many years. . Midway Co-op elevator staffmem- Brett Boyles. the Mount Hope Cemetery, Catholic Fifteen women gathered at Tnntty bers at Mankato reported wheat cut- Brittany Joerg and Alya Houghton Cemetery,and West Lutheran Cem- United Methodist Church Thursday to ting is probably about 80 percent com- cut two birthday cakes for Randali's etery for Memorial Day weekend, assemble and tie quilts for missions, plete. 125th birthday party. Schools in Jeweli County finished Five were complete and several others The Dunstan family prepared to Rock Hills FBLA members who move to another field near Formosa participated in the national competi- up the school year last week. Activities are near completion. They plan to con- at White Rock School in Burr Oak tinue the project Thursday with the lastWednesdayduringharvest.Russell tion at San Antonio. Texas were Alex Thursday afternoon featured a tug-a- quilts to be given to Wichita Urban Dunstan lead the procession behind Smith, Courtney Cable, Beth Men- the wheel of the semi-trailer truck and husen, Joe Bauman and Justin Pate. war contest. However, the rope broke, Ministries. so no winner was declared. Loreita Dunstan followed with the cam- Those attending the Randall 125th TheCity of Formosa is now accept- One year ago bine. birthday celebration preferred to eat ing applications for the city clerk posi- Singer, songwriter Tommy Watts, Mankato County Club hosted thetheir evening meal in shade. The vol- tion. Smith Center, willperformatthisyear's annual Father's Day open golftourna- unteer firemen had placed the tables Thummel Auction held in the cam- Jewell County Fair. ment. and chairs on the cement slab in the Randall Park. This year at the antique farm ma- with his truck to pull it out. When he He does not make" preliminary chinery show and threshing bee, the pulled, thetreefellonhiswife'slegand sketches before starting to work on a guest chainsaw artists will be Blair broke it. As she was laid up at Christ- log. Smith. mas time that year she wanted Blair to "It's really funny and hard to ex- Blair lives on a farm in northwest carve a Santa for her as a yard orna- plain, but I can see what I'm going to Iowa. His wife, Robin, hasl~amalarge ment. Thus started his carving artistry, do," he said. partofhiscarvingcareer.Hehasbeen ForthenexttwoyearsBlairworked Blair works with different woods carving for about nine years. Around around the house carving different but pine is among hts favorite because northwestern Iowa Blair is known as things out of wood. In the last few he can Finish it easily using various the "Hopecarver." years, he began entering competitions, techniques from painting to burning. "I believe everybody deserves to be Chainsaw carving is a past time for Maple is another favorite because of goodatsomethingandthisiswhatl'm Blair. While working full time as a its character. good at. You have to love it, beeanse truekdriver, Blairhasref'medhisskills With a log in front of him he will it'sphysicallydemanding.It'snotonly and developed a market for his work. pick up one of his 11 chamsaws and physically demanding, but my brain Throughout the year he attends county begin taking off wedges of wood and runs a thousand miles an hour, boeause fairs and other events, carving ani- stripping the outside bark. He will I'm trying to think what it's going to reals. Eagles are his favorite, though switch saws and start gouging out look like when it's done," he said. customers are attracted to the bears, chunks, forming openings through the Blair starting to carve with a "Faith is an important part of our wood, change saws again and begin to chainsaw was the resdt of an accident, lives and Blair feels his ability to craft shave off slices of wood. Bit by bit the His wife, while using a chain saw, got sculpture using chainsaws is a God- shape that Smith saw before starting it stuck in a tree. Blair hooked up to it given talent," Blair said. begins to emerge. He will use several Welcome evenyone ro Jewel.[ County Tbnesbmq Bee " mplement Inc. Your John Deere Dealer 3160 US 24 HWY Beloit, Kan. 785-738-5744 i i Welcome To Jewell County Plan To Attend The -- ..... 36th Annual Antique Farm Machinery Show and Threshing Bee Saturday-Sunday, July 20-21 There s lots to see in the Mankato City Park! 514 W. South St.,Highway 36 - Mankato, Kan. Ph one: 785-378-3930. Fax: 785-378-3190 or Toll Free 1-888-378-3930 Come join us at the 36th Annual Threshing Bee and Antique Machinery Show We're going to have a great time! Randall Farmers Co-op Union Elevator & Service Station" 785-739-2312 Jewell Branch: 785-428-3444 Jewell Co-op Station: 785-428-3328 techniques to f'mish the carving in- cluding burning, sanding, grinding, painting, spraying and other finishing touches. Some of the things you may s him carve are frogs climbing a morel mush- room, a rooster perched on a stump, a bear crawling through a log. Blair carves at some of the biggest fairs, town celebrations and art events in the upper midwest. He also interacts with the crowd and is more than happy to talk to children and try to give good advice to them. He has been invited to the national chainsaw carving champi- onship. At 1 p.m. daily there will be an auction held in the park on the showmobile. Selling will be a carving Blair completes at the threshing bee: His business is called B & R Chainsaw Sculptures. Welcome to the Jewell County Threshing Bee There s alwavs something, old and somethin ne v to seer Brian "Coekroft" Affordable Tree Service of NCK Ionia, Kan. 785-786-3837 785-614-1982 785-282-0738 Join ~ for free entertainment ~~~~ at The Jewell County Threshing Bee and Antique Farm Machinery Show C .fl l'l @ Saturday 8, Sunday, July 20 & 21 Your Archer 0i/Dealer. Car Truck Tractor Repair and Trium 803 11 Rd Esbon, Kan. 785-786-3771 Come check out the entertainment, antiques, exhibits, food stands, threshing machine, sawmill and all the other attractions at the " ' Jewell Count reshmg Bee. Guaranty State Bank and Trust Conipany Member FDIC Esbon Kan.. 785-725-3663 -- Burr Oak, Kan. 785-647-6621 Beloit, Kan. 785-738-3501~ Jewell, Kan. 785-428-3241 Toll Free 888-738-8000 E-mail: customerservice @, www.guaranO/ E. Third St., Superior, Neb. 68978 E-mail: tse @ su Jewell County Threshing Bee has something/br everyone. Come see what it has in store for you! Farmway Credit Union Your Sax III s tn~tllt:d Io 50 (X)O Martkat Belil I "e0' I Lincoln Osborne Credit I_ nion Adminislrali ....... I I us, Government A~encv I I i Welcome to the , Saturday & Sunday, July 20 & 21 810 N. Commercial, Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3283