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/" Office located at 109 E. Main, Mankato, Kansas 66935 mail at Webber, Kansas and Superior, Nebraska A feature of The Superior Express sevenmiles and two miles and Dewey of rural Man- in an accident road. Doud was a 1993 Dodge ling west. collided in to remove 2ounty the westbound mad transferred Salina. broken pel- was he is in inten- with a bro- and bruises, the hospital. Fire Depart- Doud from his Marie was making a in Mankato. Newton, was and 1975 Chevrolet Denny's Auto Mankato. a 1989 Ford pa~- Fairbury, Ounty arrested Jewell County is being cattle were re- Oak, He was Garman Mankato, to preserve and year mound. flowers and started reading flowers and who had I decided to Deborah. in Iris has found their eel- the best in her The planted the Statice, :s Breath, Cond of Ireland. Buttons. f'md it Zinnias as dried work real ! .are usually start- but she es starts. "I'm more flowers my out of to pick is in the to tw~ whenever I didn't do as rains just as well. I'll buy some of dried flower cut flowers and brought herun t ou the room. are dried mndlike sub- the moisture flow- works inthe into beau- and cen- take the grown. She was driving an '82 Yamaha mo- torcycle in the Lovewell State Park areaearly Saturday morning when a vehicle drove left of center, blinding Sehiermeyer and caus- ing him to lose control of the cycle. He hit the pavement. Neither Sehiermeyer nor his passenger, who were traveling approximately 400 feet west of the marina, could identify the vehicle. Both sub- jects were transported to the Nu- ckolls County Hospital in Supe- rior by the Superior Volunteer Ambulance. Last Sunday morning Charles Self, Grand Island, was traveling two miles south of US 36 high- way on a county road, when he attempted to pass Christopher Belden, Burr Oak, and they col- lided. Belden was on a Ford trac- tor, pulling a baler and was mak- ing a left turn. The '88 Interna- tional truck, belonging to Grand Island Contract Carriers and driven by Self, collided with the baler. There were no injuries to either driver. Kelly Racy, Abilene, was fol- lowing a vehicle as she traveling south on K-14 highway in Jewell last Sunday morning. When the vehicle in front of her started to turn left it startled Racy and she veered left to attempt to avoid a collision. As a result, the 1991 Ford she was driving went into the ditch and hit a sign post. Rock available for Jewell County rural residents The Jewell County Road De- partment is operating a rented rock crusher on the Rex Headrick prop- erty west of Jewell this week. Rock is available for county roads at no cost to those willing to haul it. With the recent weather condi- tions so many rinds are in need of rock the county truck crew is sev- eral weeks behind. Those inter- ested in helping the hauling may contact the county engineer. The rock crusher is valued at $175,000. The county is renting it for two weeks at the cost of $9,000. The 1993 Dodge pickup, driven by Eldon Doud, collided with a 1993 4x4, driven by Dewey Underwood, Thursday morning at a county road intersection seven miles west and two miles north of Mankato. The Jaws of Life was used to remove Doud from his vehicle. Scandia garage sales Sattu-day ......... Scandia will be the site of city- wide garage and sidewalks sales this Saturday. More than 30 fami- lies and several downtown busi- nesses will participate. See the ad on page 2B of this issue for more information. displays her creations at the ing, stainglass, and running. The Farmer's Market, held every fall Wames organize the "Run For at Mankato, and recently at the The Gold", three-mile run, two- Jefferson Street Mall. The name mile walk, and a children's one- for her dried flower arrange- mile run, held during the Jewell ments is, "Hearts Content." County Threshing Bee. "Crafts Mrs. Wame and her husband, are my therapy. They are a nice David, have three children, release and I plan on keeping up Chase, Megan and three-month- with them. As my children get old, Mattie. She is a speech and older, they enjoy doing the language pathologist and enjoys crafts right along with me," said her other hobbies of woodwork- Wame. Deborah Warne, Mankato, enjoys her flowers year round by making dried flower arrangements. She grows, cuts and brings in her fresh flowers to be dried from her garden. She uses a room in her basement to make wreaths, swags and baskets from the flowers. 98 years fttrniture store to close Tibbetts Bros., Inc., Belleville,constructed the present store build- has announced the Kramer Furni- ing in 1925. Tibbetts purchased ture and Floor Store will be clos- the business from George and hag in the near future. Steve and Kathleen Kramer Nov. 1, 1984. Terri Melby will remain in Man- kate to manage the Kramer Fu- The present manager, Steve nerai Home and will be selling Melby said, "I'm sorry to close a monuments, business that has been part of a The Kramer family started the community of 98 years, but due to furniture Store in 1895. The store increasing cost of freight, mini- originallywaslocatedinthebuild- mum orders and inventory, the ing to the east of the present loca- day has come to close the store don on east Main Street. They while the inventory is current." Jewell County disaster assistance office opens Disaster assistance is available now! A disaster application cen- ter will be open in Jewell County today (Thursday) and Friday. Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. Any Jewell County resident who sustained damages from the recent storms and floods may be Host open house at conservation district office The Jewell County Conserva- tion District will be hosting an open house in honor of their 50th year Friday, Aug. 27. Historical information and pictures that were taken of many historical sites through the years will be dis- played. The district will furnish re- freshments and some door prizes. Other prizes have been donated by county businesses. For more information see the ad elsewhere in this issue. Jewell County Hospital Report eligible for state and federal disas- ter assistance. Before going to the armory to report non-agricultural flood dam- age a control number must be ob- tained by calling 800-462-9029. When applying for disaster as- sistance aperson must have avail- able their social security number that of their spouse; address zip code of damaged prop- eny, directions to the damaged property, a copy of their insurance policy, current address, gross fam- ily income, insurance information and a telephone number where they can be reached during the day. County board receives estimate for road repairs When the Jewell County Commissioners met Monday morning, Richard Franklin, county engineer, was present to discuss bad roads and bridges. Action to quickly correct these problems was discussed. An agreement with Jewell- Mitchell Electric relocation of a line, south of Jewell City was Admissions approved. Aug. 12 to Aeute-Marjorie AnestimatefromJ.H.Shears Moser, Mankato. for repair of the Lovewell Lake Dismissals road was discussed. It appealrs Aug. 14 from Acute-Marjorie the road was damaged when Moser, Mankato. Cencon installed a telephone cable. Mankato Weather Vivian Reed, Burr Oak, asked Roger Thelander, observer about repairing the asphalt road High Low west of Burr Oak. The commis- Aug. 9 93 59 sionersreporteditisonthelistof Aug. 10 93 67 roads to be repaired. Aug. 11 92 71 Chas Fogo, a director of the Aug.12 90 67 Kyle Railroad, reported on the Aug.13 90 65 Aug. 3 meeting. 90 65 The commissioners approved Aug. 14 Aug. 15 95 68 an application fof housing reha- Moisture for week-l.06, bilitation and home buyer assis- Moisture year to date-33.92, tance needs. Thursday, August 19, 1993 Price 35 Subscription rate in Kansas $12.71 per year, $12.00 in Nebraska, Other stated $18.00 Send Kansas Subscription Orders to P.O. Box 258, Webber, Kansas 66970 Aug. 14 was the first official (emergency medical service di- as well as this ambulance, Diana day of operation for the Jewell rector) desire to cut down on Abell, head Burr Oak EMT, said County Ambulance stationed at emergency response time, and "The call for the ambulance still Burr Oak. In the first three days that we now have the EMTs to should be made to the Jewell of operation, it answered four help with it, we are able to have County Sheriff's Department." emergency calls, this ambulance here. There is still a need for "first responders," at the satellite am- The ambulance is a satellite The EMT volunteers who bulance in Burr Oak. "If you are of the Jewell County ambulance have trained for five months, interested in volunteering con- service based at Mankato. The gave various reasons for their tact Diana Abell," added ambulance is stored at the Burr service, such as, "I like to help Cosand. Vernon Morris and Lisa Oak Fire Station and four others, because they were there Hombussel, are the other two trained Emergency Medical when I needed help so now I Burr Oak, EMTS. Saturday, h Technicians are ready to serve want to help. There is a real barbeque and a dance will be the community. Cheryl Cosand, need for this. All it takes is one held at Burr Oak to aid in fur- one of the four said "This has accident to see the need for nishing the ambulance with a been seven months in the plan- this." cellular phone and other needed ning. Thanks to Dan Switzer's In calling for an ambulance, equipment. i! : :i:; i !ii! ~ :~ J ii~I ~ ~ i~ Burr Oak emergency medical technicians (from left), Cheryl'Cosand, Diana Abell and Vernon Morris, are ready for any emergency which might arise. Lisa Hornbussel is also a Burr Oak EMT. Grand opening of Jefferson Street Mail In Mankato The Jefferson Street Mall will Thursday aftemoon a John Russell and his nephew, Joe haveits grand opening Friday and Deere tractor belonging to Arden Ordich, Superior, were combin- Saturday at 116E Jefferson, Man- Russell, Webber, was destroyed ing in a wheat field just west of kate. by fire while parked in a field.The this location and saw the smoke. Threwillheadrawing for door Mankato Volunteer Fire Depart- When they arrived at the field, the prizes and refreshments will be ment responded to the fire call tractor was aiready gone and the served, south of the Lovewell Lake bridge field of stubble was on fire. See the ad on page 2B of this on K-14 highway and one-quarter The cause of the fire has not issue for more information, mile west. been determined. This 4430 John Deem tractor, owned by Arden Russell, was destroyed by fire in a field southwest of Lovewell Lake bridge on Highway 14 last Thursday afternoon.