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From the files of The Superior Express Eighty Years Ago Forced by the increasing demands of their growing business, the Zona Berg and Son Music and Furniture Company is now occupying the entire lower floor of the Kesterson building at the corner of Third and Central. The Superior visit of the Concordia Kiwanis Club, accompanied by the Concordia Municipal Band will be re- membered for a long time by the Kiwanis and the public at large. Lack of sleep is said to have been responsible for a road accident south of Clay Center Monday morning. Howard Clark and Billy Hutcheson, employees of the local Golden Rule storewere involved. This week the Southern Nebraska Power Company has on display a Derby Trophy cup given by the Storz Electric Refrigeration Company and which was won in a sales campaign of General Electric Refrigerators. Seventy Years Ago Henry Grummert entertained his threshing crew and their families at an ice cream supper in the Superior park Friday evening. The McKee Sale Company will hold it's first sale next Monday in the sale barn, known as the old Peddicord horse and mule barn in south Superior. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Martin and four children left for Denver where they will make their home. Ed Short, Arapahoe, arrived Fri- day. He will be athletic coach in the Nelson School. Attending a picnic at the lake near Bostwick Friday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Keith Bradrick, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Hinkson, Keith Robinson, Helen Oswald, Lois Shafer and Helen Reno. Fifty Years Ago Superior Public Schools began en- rollment with 10 more than last year. Thomas Babe, vocal instructor in the Superior schools, received his master of arts degree in music at Colorado State College at Greeley this summer. Ruth Spring was one of 13 gradu- ated from the Vocational School of Practical Nursing at Keamey. Mrs. Raymond Garton received body bums Friday afternoon when a pressure cooker exploded while can- ning beets. She is a patient at Brodstone Hospital. The Rev. Loren Noren, Baptist mis- sionary of Hong Kong, is here visiting his mother, Leota Noren and other relatives. Forty Years Ago Geraldine Schultz at Nora. Funerals were held for Martha Matson, 102, Hannah Christensen, Raymond Porter, Josiah Diehl and Beulah (Mullias) Larsen. Thirty Years Ago Rep. Virginia Smith announced the temporary suspension of a controver- sial postal service ruling that would have prevented rural carriers from crossing state boundaries to deliver mail. The Mt. Clare picnic will be held at the Fire Hall, Guide Rock, Labor Day. Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Charring hosted 23 neighbors for a fish fry and covered dish luncheon to honor Mr. and Mrs. Chester Bargen, Nelson on their 40th wedding anniversary. Norma Young, to be married to John Rust, was honored at a bridal shower hosted by Sheryl Scripter, Chris Wagner and Esther Waddle. Twenty Years Ago With the Lost Creek channel cleaned and straightened, workmen have be- gun setting piling and pouring con- crete for Superior's new 15th Street bridge. An ordinance closing Superior's two parks to public use between the hours of l0 p.m. and 6 a.m. has been ordered drafted by the city attorney. Mrs Aiven Renz was honored on her 90th birthday. Sixty-six relatives were present. Funerals were held for Edith Stineman, Guy Bruce, Cecil Imler and Ruth Stacy. Ten Years Ago Volunteers are helping Ron Meyer construct a staw-bale house• Allison Kintigh, Webber, was pic- tured with a skink she took to Carol Warueking's fourth grade class for show and tell. Five Years Ago Richard and Janene Bagley have owned the Superior Dairy Queen for 25 years and were recognized recently by the corporate office. "An average of 175 people attended the pool each day this summer," Bev Czirr, Superior pool manager said. Traveling to Colorado for the sa- lute to American Veterans Motorcycle Rally were Steve and Jocelyn Shroyer, Jeff Christiancy, Kelly Baker, Terry and Glenda Kermoade, Arlo and Ave Petersen and Perry and Rhonda Free- man. One Year Ago Meg Gifford, Los Angeles, is pro- ducing a short film "Paint it Black." A Superior Express employee posi- tioned an umbrella over her computer as the 8 a.m. thunderstorm brought heavy faln and pi, oduced leaky roofs. The sublime and the ridiculous are often so nearly related, that it is diffi- cult to class them separately. One step below the sublime, makes the ridicu- lous; and one step more above the ridiculous, makes the sublime again. Republic By Mrs. Alvin Petersen Mark and Loisann Brown and Glenna Brown met Adam and Miranda Smith in Salina for lunch• and a short visit. The Smiths were on their way home to Urbana, Ill. Libby and Emma Landgren, Hastings, stayed several days with their grandparents, Butch and Donna Noble before the start of school• Ward and Ilene Aurand were week- end campers at Harlan County Reser- voir with the Sodbusters camping club. Bob and Shirley Gunn were last Saturday guests of Jason and Melissa Spitler, Cole, Hudson and Luke. Last Sunday they celebrated their wedding anniversary. Virginia Petersen joined them for a cafe dinner. Weekend guests of Steve and Charlene Spillman were Sam and Charla, Clay Center, Kan. Luke Spillman was here for a'few days of visiting• Dean and Deanna Hobelmann vis- ited Matt, Lisbeth and Brian Hobelmann in Omaha and also attended Dakotafest held at Mitchell, S.D. Jim and Evelyn Hurley have been celebrating their 60th wedding anni- versary. They had supper in Hubbell with Jean Farlee, Ralph and Mary Jane Hallack and Mary Agnes Johnson• Last Sunday they celebratedwith mass at 11 a.m. and a catered lunch at the Treasure Tree for family and friends. Attending a party in Wichita with Blake and Marilyn Nicols were Jean Farlee, Verlyn and Julie Farlee, Randy Thayer and Jimmy Shepek. Ward and Ilene Aurand called on Jack and Tom Smith last Tuesday evening. Mary Agnes Johnson, Tracy and Marilyn Dilling were guests of Seth Dixon at Concordia• Having coffee at the cafe were Glenna Brown, Jean Charles, Phyllis Hefts, Susan Fry and VirginiaPetersen. Schiermeyer descendants gather at Ruskin community center Descendants of Carl Gotlieb and Anna Marie Elizabeth (Bromelmeyer) Schiermeyer met at the Ruskin Com- munity Center, Aug 7. Mr. Schiermeyer was born in Prussia in 1834. After three enlistments in the Prussian army, he achieved the rank of colonel. He received his release from the Prussian army in 1874 and immigrated to the United States and farmed in the Deshler-Ruskin area. He died in 1903 and is buried in the St. Peter Cemetery northeast of Ruskin• Families of four of his children were present at the reunion. Families of William and Mintaie, hosting and present for the event were: Lorena and John Overing of York, Aletha and Bill Biggs, Lincoln, and Lin and Jean Schleif, Fairbury, all members of Ida and Henry Schleif' s family. Members of Mete and Ed Blobaum's family: Joan and Bob Sund, Coon Rapids, Minn., and Dolores and Stan Brooks. Stillman Valley, II1. From Eric and Minnie Schleif' s family: Virgil Schleif, Nelson. Descendants of Bill and Martha were Eileen and Alvin Weber, Adams, Carolyn, Joel, Becca, Jonathon and Zachary Odum, Raymore, Me., Danylle and Norm and Jordyn Houston, Eldora, Iowa, Gerald and June Schiermeyer, West End, N.C. - Descendants of Louise and Frank Meyer's family: Ron and Lois Meyer, Superior, Jeanne Reiman, Lawrence, Neb., Jeanne Siebert, Lincoln, Neb., Everett and Ella Meyer, Hastings, DeEtta and Kenneth Knorr and David Meyer, St. Francis, Kelly Meyer and Leslie Kaas, Fairbury. Descendants of Fred and Elsie's family: Verlin and ,, Lure Schiermeyer, Santa Clarita, Ca- lif., Allen Schiermeyer, Nelson, Arlet Schiermeyer, Superior, Curt Schiermeyer, Nelson, Fern and Timo- thy Anderson, Lake Crystal, Minn., and Sharon Schiermeyer, Superior. Families of Ernest and Anna de- scendants of Esther and Martin Spring were: Dorothy Ray of Omaha, Dianne Burge. Columbia, Me., Ruth and John Wright, Lincoln, Neb., and Deb and Doug Drake, Clay Center, Neb. Families of Caroline and Fred Vorderstrasse descendant of Dorothea Heller was Rolla Heller, Lincoln, Neb. Families of Henry and Amelia de- scendants of W.H.F. and Minnie were: Kenneth and Joan Schiermeyer, Lawrence, Neb., Todd, Jennifer, Grant, Alexia and Dillon Schiermeyer, Fairfield, Bill and Jo Heft, Hastings, Richard Hell, Hastings. Also attending were Eldrick and Elsie Grummert of Nelson• The next reunion will be held on Aug 4.2013, at the Ruskin community center• Hosts will be the families,of Louise and Frank Meyer• SHS hosts-Heartland in dual golf meet The Superior girls golf team hosted Heartland on Monday at Superior Country Club. Team scores were Heart- land 245, Superior 272. Individual scores for Superior were Kori Tinkham 57. Kirsten Studer 61, Kohl Hiatt 74, Taylor Wittke 80, Paige Jensen 89. Individual scores |br Heartland were Paige Mesfl 54 (medalist), Jen Yoder 58. Sam Boardman 63. Kim Stort 70, Kaitlyn Quiring 72, Lydia Quiring 76, Kaela Lindstrqm 78. I School Menus i i i Superior Schools Breakfast - Monday - No School. Tuesday - Yogurt and cheese, or cereal, toast, juice and fruit. Wednesday - Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, juice and fruit. Thursday - Donut or cereal, toast, juice and fruit. Friday - Yogurt parfait or cereal, toast, juice and fruit. Lunch Monday - No School. Tuesday- Chicken and noodles or beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, fruit, rolls. Wednesday- Crispito or hot pocket, green beans, fruit, macaroni and cheese. Thursday - Fish treasures or breaded beef sticks, parsley potatoes, frtiit, chocolate cake. Friday - Nachos or hamburger with bun, cooked carrots, fruit, banana bread. ill Ill Vestey Senior Meals Program Monday - Closed Tuesday - Hot dogs, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, tomatoes, plums. Wednesday - Bbq meatballs, baked The last day of summer for the students of the Superior school found Pat, Ken and Ron Shaw fishing and wading in the Republican river. Down- stream Frank Clye, Steve Higer, Jim Hughes and Mark Ga(rels were play- ing a game of river football. New teachers in Superior grade school this year are Libby Lafleur, Jean Schwab, Ruby Vavricek, David Berens and Fred Myers. High school teachers are Vernon Rempe, Greg Uhrmacher, William Nielsen and Pat Avey. The Oak school has 20 enrolled and Nora 13. Verla Snyder and Eula Pedersen are the teachers at Oak and Bey Beavers was cast as a piano teacher without a sense of humor in the film. HOURS: Wednesday and Friday  1:30-5:30 p.m. :'i;":' Thursday, 3-7 p.m. if" Saturday W 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nifty-Thrifty Shop 410 1/2 N Central , Superior. Neb, Happy 85th Birthday | Wednesday, Sept. 14 II ftelp CZar@ Samsula Celebrate her birthday I With a Card Shower. Cards may be sent to | Clads at P.O. Box 632, Deshler, Neb. 68340 / The children of Claris are also hosting an [ Open House in honor of Clads' birthday at St Mark s Lutheran Church in Ruskin, Neb. I[ On Sunday, Sept.ll from 2 - 4 p.m. I I] Everyone Welcomed! p Thank you We moved to Nebraska when I was almost 10 years old. Salem Lutheran Church, the Nelson and Superior communities welcomed us wiffi open arms. I am now in my 50s and here of late, the communities have lost some of their loved ones. You all found a special place for Morn and our hearts especially with the death of her husband and our dad, Pastor George Feistner. She made the difficult decision at that time to stay in Nebraska and have you all as part of our family. We want to send out hugs to all of you but especially to all of you that have losta loved one within the past year. They also held a special ce in our hearts. Feistner Grueber Lynette • , il .o' Maureen and Ralph Clark Celebrate 50 years of marriage potato, cheesy broccoli, tropical fruit, peach cake. Thursday - Beef tips with gravy, mashed potatoes, beets, yogurt fruit salad. Friday - Beef brisket, augratin po- tatoes, peas, lemon pudding salad. Thursday, September 1, 2011 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 3A Superior senior Kori Tinkham misses a putt on the ninth green Monday, when the Cats hosted Heartland in a dual meet. - - I Your news is important to us We'd like to include your family news in the Superior Express. The addresses are P.O. Box 408 for mailing, delivery to 148 East Third Street, telephone: 402-879-3291, fax: 402-879-3463 or e-mail: tse @ i Spark Your Engines! Check out the Advocare 500 September 4, 2011 7:30 pm ESPN Since, 1993; AdvoCare has been a: world- c/ass nutrition comp.any specializing in health , and wellness, weight management, vibrant energy and sports performance. If you are interested in any products or just have questions please contact me. Sarah Virus Independent Advocare Distributor THANK YOU To all who helped make the first three "Nebraska Cycle" plays a success. To the volunteers who so graciously offered their tinge throughout the process. To the casts of all the plays, who worked so hard to bring their characters to life. To our audiences, who continue to enjoy and support the arts in Superior and South Central Nebraska. We were sold out for all four performances in Superior, and apologize to all of those who we had to turn away! A.P. Andrews and THE SUPERIOR COMMUNITY THEATRE To Our Friends Perhaps you sent a lovely card, Or sat quietly in a chair, Perhaps you sent a funeral spray, If so we saw it there, Perhaps you spoke the kindest words, As any friend could say: Perhaps you were not there at all, Just thought of us that day, Whatever you did to console our hearts, We thank you so muchwhatever the part. Words cannot express the feelings of gratitude we have towards the staff at Parkview Haven in Deshler. They are truly "angels of mercy." We would also like to thank Dr. Blecha, the clinic, hospital staff and hospice nurses for the care and kindness shown to morn over the past 2 1/2 years. Your thoughtfulness will never be forgotten. Knny Jensby Cindy, Lonnie Hedstrom Carla, Gayle Eitzmann Christy, Kevin Madsen and families NASCAR ENDORSERS: Mark Martin #5 David Starr #95 Richard Petty 7-time Champion Hendrick Motorsports Pit Crews: for #5 and #24 Saturday, Sept. 10 I Sgl00ri0r I Open house 2-4 p.m I hblislngg0. I Ini°rmaO°nalMi9%S8udaYsaS:ptember4"2011 Community Hall a00-Memoriai r4 ,4,, - ,ar,.,.r, kT,00h. ,,_,_.. 520E. lOth. P.O. Box 187. Superior, Neb.68978 • Phone: 402-879-3281 Daily Sevices: Cardiac Rehab. Stress Tests, Lab, X-rays, New 3.1) Fall Rdd gtg Immrams, Ultrascunds, Bone Density Tests, Psical, Speech and Occupa*naJ Therapy, Dopplers and Ethos, New 16..slice CT scan and MRIs now done in,housel Medical Center available mon A CARD SHOWER TUESDAY WEDNESDAY Your presence is your gift is requested for David Platt on his 50th birthday Wednesday, Sep. 7 Cards may be sent to him at 4918 Valley Station Rd Louisville, Ky 40272 [ Senior Citizens Sales... WttAT A I00UPEI00OR IDEA! Friday, Sept. 2 For hot deals on quality merchandise and personalized service stop in at L, Every 1st Friday of the month. FINALLY! being over 55 good thing 4 11 18 25 CONTACT YOUR LOCAL PHYSICIAN FOR REFERRAL TO THE SPECIALTY CLINICS AND SERVICES 5 Labor Day 12 19 OB-GYN ' Dr. Fish 26 OB-GYN Dr. Fish 6 BHI - Nuclear General Surgery Dr. Barth 13 BHI - Nuclear Infectious Disease Dr. Iailita Bllemlii= S VeCey ,11a,m, i 20BHI- Nuclear General Surgery Dr. Barth Trlea=at 27 BHI-Nucear m 'biil i I,i,i;i !i BMH Echo ' NHI Dr, Fdesen Hastings Ortho t = Dr. Bohlen Ovmatm  6 p.m. f Wa.Cingtoa 7 8 BMH Echo BHI-Dt.Harsen Pacemaker Checks Ceral N. Orth0 . Lesiak B Pr(mure Clinic Ig CceItyCn¢, un, s6p.m, 1 W[ Urologists: Hasngs Ortho 14 ,.. 15 o,.=,. a Dr. Aberls Diabetes Support Immu Cliaic,24 p.m. Group 6 pm nnet Sti0r Faly Metr Brodstone West CmW Conference Room lW=i,Sup,N OvmatAnon lxn  r/9.,1810 for appdn,ent 1050 Washin0n 1 Miracle Ear 22 NHt-Or. Chat.dui & Central Neb. Ortho pacem=checks Dr. Lesiak Ek's Place4,,Itre. Neb. 0:30 zm, lWon 28 29 Pulmonologist Dr. Ganatra Ovms/ 6tn 1 Wasltee Ugists Dr. Hated u i[:-I/:t i ! i i'll Specialty Clinics Diagnostic Services Schedule Souh Central Behavioral Services: For appointment, call 402-463-5684 Positive Solutions; Peggy Meyer. LCSW For appointment, call 402-879-4432 Ext. ! 54 i SATURDAY Ideal Market Senior Savings 2 NHI-Nudear 9 16 NHI Nuclear 23 Vascular Dr. Goettsch 3O NHI-Nudear 3 10 17 Car Seatlnspection Panida Parking L0t 9amt01 pm Snacks & O0or Prizes 24 ,[=l-',I=-I,,]i¢. t,']ii[¢l.l|[,I .'I/'t[, 00oca,,yo.r0000a00cia,00ee00xsee- ent:ra National Ban Superior, Nebraska • 402-879-3271 t'%"