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!!!I Afr " dly mn . . . Proceedings of Board of Education jr~s note: The following was originally international lines except Russia fly American Superior Public SchoolsandHuber ~==~ as an editorial from Radio Station planes? DistrictNo. If Hig.hsmithCo. Toronto, Canada Its author is GordonWhy does no other land on earth even consider Nuckolls County Houghton Mifflin Co. a Canadian. putting a man or woman on the moon? Superior, Nebraska IBM Corporation 1,000.00 24.42 46.92 54.00 States dollar took another pound- French and British exchange the lowest point ever known T. declined there by 41 percent since 1971 is time to speak up for as the most generous and r the least appreciated people in all the 60 years ago, when I first started to I read of floods on the Yellow Yangtze. Who rushed in with men to help? The Americans did. helped control floods on the Nile, the Ganges and Niger. t of the Mississippi is and no foreign land has sent a dollar Japan and to a lesser extent Britain lifted out of the debris of war by poured in billions of dollars billions in debts. t those countries is today paying even remaining debts to the United the franc was in danger of collapsing 'leans who propped it up was to be insulted and swindled of Paris. I saw it. are hit by earthquakes it is States that hurries in to help. is one of the most recent So far this spring, 59 American been flattened by tornadoes. helped. Plan, the Truman Policy, all billions upon billions of dollars into You talk about Japanese technocracy and you get radios. You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles. You talk about American technocracy and you find men on the moon, not once but several times...and safely home again. You talk about scandals and the Americans put theirs right in the store window for everybody to look at. Even their draft dodgers are not pursued and hounded They are here on our streets. Most of them unless they are breaking Canadian laws, are getting American dollars from Ma and Pa at home to spend here. When the Americans get out of this bind...as they will...who can blame them if they said "the Hell with the rest of the world. "Let someone else buy the Israel bends. Let someone else build or repair foreign dams or design foreign buildings that won't shake apart in earthquakes. When the railways of France, Germany and India were breaking down through age, it was the Americans who rebuilt them. When the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central went broke, nobody loaned them an old caboose. Both are still broke. I can name to you 5,000 times when the Americans raced to the help of other people in trouble. I don't think there.was outside help even during the San Francisco earthquake. Our neighbors have faced it alone and I'm one Canadian who is tired of hearing them kicked around. They will come out of this thing with their flag high. And when they do, they are en- titled to thumb their nose at the lands that are gloating over their present troubles. I hope Canada is not one of these. Regular meeting: Monday, JamesE. Bell 49.95 Nov. 12, 1973. Kollmeyer's Sporting Members present: Leslie Goods 553.35 Alexander, Harold Braun, Laidlaw Brothers 268.86 Donald Meyer, Joe Schaaf, Lincoln Tele. Co. 115.76 Richard Scripter. Members MacMillan Publishing253.62 absent: Marshall Vale. Ad- Math-Master 35.95 ministrative staff present: Dale McKnight Publishing 79.30 D. Mooberry, Superintendent of Modern Methods, Inc. 188.48 schools; David W. Wetters, National Geographic secondary principal; Charles Society 276.80 W. Denson, elementary prin- Nebraska Office Service cipal. Company 36.55 The regular meeting of the ProtexSystems, Inc. 100.00 Board of Education, District Psychological Corl~.20.55 No. 11, Nuckolls County, Sargent-Welch Scienti- Nebraska was called to order by fie Company 198.25 President Alexander at 7:30 Scholastic Magazines35.00 p.m., in the Board Room at the Social Security high ,school. Bureau 4,96496 It was moved by Meyer and Standard of America seconded by Scripter to approve Life Insurance 153.57 the minutes of the last regular Stephenson School meeting (Oct. 8, 1973) as Supply 3,756.52 printed. By Roll Call:Ayes 5; Tom's Music House17.56 Nays O; Motion carried. University of Neb. 8.00 It was moved by Schaaf and Yankee Hill Brick seconded by Braun to approve Company 135.05 the General Fund claims Zender-Bloser (October 1973) and Certified Handwriting 30.56 and Non-Certified salaries Total Claims $65,899.42 (November 1973) as submitted It was moved by Braun and by Superintendent of Schools seconded by Sehaaf to adjourn Dale D Mooberry and to issue the meeting - 10:23 p.m. By Roll warrants to pay same totalling call: Ayes 5; Nays 0; Motion $63,899.42. By Roll Call: Ayes 5; carried. Nays 0; Motion carried. The next regular meeting of Local Bills the Board of Education will be Mrs. Max Crispin of Webber visited her mother, Mrs. Ruby Norris, Thursday. The American Legion Auxiliary was in Thursday afternoon to play Bingo with the residents. Friday afternoon visitors of Lew Edgar were Opal Hall of Webber and Muriel Blair of Superior. Mrs. Earl Perry of Guide Rock was in to see Cecil Dazey. Mrs. Loren Noren from Hongkong and Mrs. Robert Noren of Superior were in Friday morning to visit their mother-in-law, Mrs. Lepta Noren. Rev. Ted Dodd was in Friday morning to hold Sunday school for the residents. That af- ternoon several ladies came to help with craft in which Mrs. Jennie Lambrecht showed the residents how to do decopage. Many items are being made in craft for the sale which will be held Nov. 27. Alfred Hansen of Ruskin was in Saturday to visit with several of the residents. Sunday visitors of C. C. Marr were Noel and Micheal Swihart. Rev. Peter Trucano of Hardy came Sunday to visit with many of the residents from the Hardy community. Mrs. Agnes Braun of Superior is a new resident at the Center. Thursday, November 15. 1973 The United States now im- ports oil and gas at a rate of $7 roots. Extra soil taken up with billion a year, according to the roots will help to retain the Frank R. Milliken, president, fine "hair" roots which absorb THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 5A Transplanting ornamental By Darrell D. Hosie Evergreens must have a lot of County Extension Director soil around the roots and should Fall is a good season for be taken up with a ball of soil. transplanting ornamental trees Deciduous plants should have and shrubs. Just be certain the this rootball also, if the trunk plants are dormant, diameter is greater than three Balled and burlapped plants inches or if they are considered can be transplanted earlier in difficult to transplant. the fall and later in the spring Don't allow plant roots to than bare root plants. Decidous become dry. If they dry out, trees should be moved onlyeither during or following after their leaves turn color and transplanting, death will drop off. probably occur. Select the planting site To help hold the soil on plant carefully. Consider where a roots and to conserve moisture, plant would look good andwrap the football in burlap. where it will grow successfully. This may be kept on the plant Make sure that your plant can when it is transplaned. Just adapt to any changes in sun, loosen it at the base of the tree shade, wind exposure and soil or shurb and pull it back slightly moisture, after it is in the ground. Avoid such common mtstatces If the plant or tree being as placing plants too close planted is barerooted, be sure together to get quick screening the soil is firmly pressed around effects, setting young trees and under the roots. under windows or crowding the Fill in the hole about three- walls of buildings, quarters full, pour in water and Provide enough space above then finish filling with soil. and below the ground to allow Prune the plant or tree to for future spreading and growth compendate for the roots in dig- of the top and roots of the plant, ging it up. Crowding may deform it, stunt Covering the ground near the its growth or kill it. plant with a mulch, such as pine When digging up a decidous needles or bark, helps conserve tree or shrub, avoid injuring moisture Don't forget if roots of the new transplant dry out, watering will be necessary during the winter. Now newspapers in those that is gloating over the erosion of the dollar build its own airplanes. on let's hear itI other country in the world have a Tr~ual the Boeing Jumbo Jet, the istar or the Douglas 1O? lWhy don't they fly them? Why do all Nebraska of men working summer days Nebraska's ripened is the image most of the wheat her- But "her- But there are many smug, self-righteous Canadians. And finally the American Red Cross was told at its 48th annual meeting in New Orleans that it was broke This year's disasters...with the year less than half over . .has taken it all and nobody has helped. been in use for 20 years when Nebraska Territory was created in 1854, most settlers still used the scythe or the cradle. Reapers simply were too expensive. During the 1569-1870's the office of the City Clerk and the bunches. The bunches were tied door of the Municipal into bundles, sometimes with Auditorium on Oct. 18, 1973. twine, often with straw. The The minutes of the meeting of a blizzard aided by reaper became common. This squaws. .in the machine cut headed-out plants an unusual event and deposited them on its that long-ago season, platform, which was unloaded Nebraska periodically by a man on foot. weather (standard Later a self-loading feature of farm conversation) threw stalks to the ground in by the Oct. 12, County News in an interview Alexander Motors B & S Tire Market Bill Morris Ford Certified Payroll Coast to Coast Druba's Gambles Gas Service Co. Laura Jensen Gary Kile Henry straw-tying art was learned who recalled thatwith some difficulty. ary harvest. (TheBundles were arranged in newspapers of tipi-shaped shocks (heads to the State Historical top), a dozen or so bundles in a prime source ofeach. Bundles might also be for historical stacked in huge mounds in a L) Apparently it had central location. In either case, early in the fallbundles were later fed into the Beckman: 'Pall! threshing machine. Sometimes Not really cold. the threshing operation, which $ 89.23 held on Monday, Dec. 10, 1973 in Kennecott Copper Corporation. moisture. 4.18 the Board Room of the high Use caution to prevent cross-infection of 1,475.73 school. Also, a tentative agenda Proceedings Of Kurley Kone any time during normal school Drive-Inn 17.70 business hours at the The City Council Lee's Champlin Superintedent's office. City Hall, Superior, Service 15.58 Dale D Mooberry Nebraska, Oct. 22, 1973, 7:30 Leslie's T.V Secretary p.m. Service 15.90 Board of Education Regular se~ion of Council Pat McCord 175.00 Nov. 12, 1973. was called to order by Mayor Marguerite Moret 25.00 Alexander with the following Mu~let's 139.95 ..... Councilmen present: Kile, William Nielsen 13.80 News From Long, Meier, Robinson, Studler, Nobles Plumbing 690.63 Good Sa maritan Weerner. Non-Certified The meeting was publicized Payroll 7,580.50 Center by posting notices of said l d's Tire Service478.78 meeting, and the then known Safeway Stores 6.63 By Mrs. Jim Butler agenda in the window of the Superintendent's Account 225.00 The Center is once again Superior Clinic 10.00taking on a new look for the 37,168.41 for this meeting may be 128.33 reviewed at the Superin- 50.00 tendent's office after Thursday, 15.53 Dec. 6. 1973. 182.38 Thursday, Dec. 6, 1973. 20.00 These minutes are public 21.30 records and may be reviewed at ' find their engines began in mid-summer, con- a little stubborn tinued into the colder months. but for cold,-Pah[ The self-binder, a tremendous cold is!" improvement over the reaper, this first appeared in Nebraska before for John Lain- 1880, first using wire, then twine of Cedar to tie the bundles. Lammers, a Simffar advances were made figure in the history in threshing-the process of Nebraska and the removing the grain from the children, brought straw. Earliest Nebraskans and the first threshed grain with the hand machine to the flail, an ancient staff-like in- to Beckman. strument. Laborers beat the harvest, Beckman kernels from the straw, then to blizzard in separated the two by win- and the harvesting nowing. Machines developed to Lammers and do this were called threshing by machines or separators. time (were) faced Horses most often furnished snow storm. We the motive power for threshing of oxen on the machines used in the 1870's. The two span of horses ordinary machine required s machine. It was from eight to twelve horses to snow was on the move and a large crew to men stood around service it. By the 1980's huge I wouldn't work so steam engines were used to haul hired some indianthe separator, though horses Pitch grain bundles were still needed to pull bundle wagons (hayracks) in tran- sporting shocks to the machine. =t cold that Beck- Before 1920 internal- Iced in those first Nebraska prairie,combustion tractors began methods were replacing steam for heavy duty threshing operations. By the but even the first -.;a 1930's the tractor-drawn he said, were better '""-" grain from straw combine (which combined he did the first year reaping and grain-separat'mg: :for himself,ka refined the operation stm further. The self-propelled in Nebras combine soon afterward history is the story processes and became the ultimate harvesting Although reapers, grain by using for power, had weight today OR MONAOEX is a tiny help curb your de- food. Eat less-weigh dangerous drugs you nervouS. No se. Change your life MONADEX costs supply and $S.00 Smount. Lose ugly fat be refunded with SSked by: Filled machine. MIKKELSEN PHOTOGRAPHY Weddings Portraits Anniversaries Graduation Open Tuesday Through Saturday Closed Mondays 122 Phone 879-3090 East4th Superior, Neb. I I 7O Superior-Deshler 45.50 Thanksgiving holiday, with new Superior Express 56.00 decorations. Superior Light, Water Monday the residents enjoyed and Sewer 697.46 playing bingo in the afternoon. Superior MachineShop 9.13 That evening Sunday school Superior Motor Parts 24.14 was held for the mentally Herschel Underwood 198.25 ~tarded. Valley BuildingCenter 57.26. Visitors Tuesday were Mr. Winebar Plumbing 422.50and Mrs. Arthur L. Larson of Gerald Wooters 20.00 Hastings and Clarence L. Out-Of-TownBills Gharring of Nampa, Idaho, Allen's of Hastings 14.15 came to see Mrs. Rebecca Art Jennings 105.00Corman. Baker & Tayler Tuesday morning, a residents Oct. 8, 1973 were read and ap- proved. Mayor Alexander appointed C. R. Graham to fill the unex- pired term of E. E. Chard as a member of the Aging Acti ties Advisory Committee. Moved by Kile, seconded by Studler that the appointment be confirmed. Yea: Kile, Long, Meier, Robinson, Studler, Woerner. Mayor Alexander appointed Company Mrs. A. J. Kleinsasser as Blue Cross-Blue assistant director and secretary Shield of Aging Activities at a salary of Brodhead-Garrett $2.00 per hour effective Dec. I, Bro-Dart, inc. 1973 to fill the vacancy created Canning Truck Service by the resignation of Julene Charles W. Clark Sullivan. Moved by Woerner, Company seconded by Studier that the Charles E. Merrill appointment be confirmed. Yea: Kile, Long, Meier, Robinson, Studler, Woerner. The application of Frankie D. Hall for a permit to break the curb at the rear of 1155 Idaho Avenue was read. Moved by Long, seconded by Robinson Publishing D. C. Heath & Company Del Chemical Co. Dick Blick Co. Dietze Music House Education Service Unit No. 9 Finney Comvany Gaylord Bros. Inc. Ginn and Company Hastings Welding Higgins, Higgins, that the application be ap- proved and permit granted. Yea: Kile, Long, Meier, Robinson, Studier, Woerner. The meeting adjourned. Fredrick Alexander Mayor George L. Whitney, jr. City Clerk. lc It was dark outside and a man in a major city knocked on his neighbor's apartment door. "I'm going out for a newspaper," he said "Cover me." KEEP YOUR CAR LOOKING GOOD Return new car ap- pearance and luster with our expert wash and wax spray finish. 901.52council meeting was held with Mrs. Mary Krause, ad- 663.20ministrator. Many different 86.20 events were discussed and 11.25 several suggestions given. That 38.46 afternoon the Circle A from the Bethany Lutheran Church of 119.25Ruskin entertained the residents after which they 394.20served lunch of coffee, juices and homemade cookies. Five 377.26lap robes were also made and 169.09donated to the Center by these 216.29ladles. 16.00 Wednesday afternoon many of the residents enjoyed two 214.83movies, "Colordao River" and 44.10 "Rocky Mountains." 6.52 Guests of Margaret Sullivan 33,11 Thursday were Mrs. ROy Wilson 6.30 and Glen Whalen of Omaha and Mary Walz of North Platte. best picture The ARCTURUS E4742W /tr Modern styled lowboy console features ~ dramatically contoured base fram'e. Genuine oil finished Walnut veneers on top. Decorative front, ends and legs of richly-grained simulated wood=== qi.l/i~ll~yI material. Power SentrySystem..-I| Zenith One-button Color Tuning. =.= Automatic Fine-tuning Control. "design average I Superior s Servicing Dealer" Aura Wash THIRD & COLORADO flu and other infectious illness By Mary Frances Holdren County Extension Home Economist Members of the family should avoid unnecessary contact with the patient. :One of the most important Always wash hands objectives in home care of a thoroughly with soap and hot patient with an infectious water both before and after illness-whether he is a each contact with the patient. youngster with mumps or anin instances of highly con- adult with "flu"--is the tagious illnesses, keep a prevention of cress-infection, coverall apron or smock in the Other members of the family patient's room to be worn while should be protected from the in the room. Remove it before illness from which the patient is leaving. suffering, and the patient must It even may be necessary for be protected from other in- disposable masks to be worn fection while his resistance is over the nose and mouth while low. in the patient's room. These To protect the patient and the should be disposed of in the family, take these basic room, ideally in an ordinary precautions: paper bag that then can be removed to a covered trash container or an incinerator. The patient's personal laundry, bed linen, towels and other washable items used in the sick room should be washed separately using plenty of soap or detergent and hot water, 160 degrees or higher. It never should be mixed with the rest of the household laundry. Wash a thermometer with soap and cool water after each use, using friction between the thumb and finger and rotating thermometer. In cases of highly infectious diseases, provide reading material, toys, puzzles, or games that can be disposed of after use. A number of in- fections can be passed by contact with items the patient has handled. Bicycle accidents in 1972 caused 1,000 deaths and more than 102,000 injuries, according to statistics released by The Travelers Insurance Com- panies. The heart specialist rushed out of his study and called out to his wife, "Get me my medical bag at once!" "What's the matter?" she asked. "some fellow just phoned and said he couldn't live without me." "Just a moment," she said gently. "I think that call was for me." CALL 477-1264 Lincoln for information on WINTER ROAD CONDITIONS Nebraska State Patrol I III I I II ). We will sell the following to the highest bidder, locat.ed 2 blocks north and 5 blocks east of the mum street m Edgar, Neb., at 1. o'clock, on IIII I IIII IIIIIII i III III I I [ Natural gas kitchen stove Kitchen table and chairs Dining room table, buffet and chairs 3 Complete bedroom suites 2 Wool rugs and mats Kitchen utensils I I I I I I Power lawn mower Steel wheel bon'ow Electric table saw Cm bide tank and hose Other articles too numerous to, mention. I Terms: Cash. All articles at bidder's risk when bid off. No property removed until settled for. Not responsible for accidents. Wendell G. Lee, Executor A. H. Kottmeyer, Auctioneer Wendell Bohling, Clerk