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.ill The Superior Lions Club installed seven of the 1 1 new members at their regular meeting Nov. 1 5 at the Hotel .Standing with their sponsors are (back row): Charles Carter; John Hood, new member; Merle Bouray, new member; y; Larry Striggow; Dennis Hull; Kenneth Hurd. (Front row): New members Stan Elledge, Dean Hall, Ray Adams, Miles Fringer and club president Gerald Carpenter. Absent when this picture was taken were y, Don Shellhase, Mark Frerichs and Pastor John Besore. The local club had the highest number of new of the district, and perhaps the state during October which was membership month. --Express Photo Thursday, November 24. 1983 THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 5A man hunger today Loren Hedstt*0m, Sca0dia,said, the government of reports of a possible invasion of be uncomfortable. Kan., who was among the poor Nicaragua is a threemanjunta Nicaragua by the United States, The most devastating reason peopleof Mexicoand Nicaragua (two Sandinistas and a Hedstrom said that of the three for world hunger is, he said, 15 days in 1982, spoke to the member of an opposition party) groups opposing the San- ownership and control of land congregation of Our Redeemer and nine ministers, four of dinistas, the one which the by absentee owners. He cited Lutheran Church Sunday whom are former Catholic United States is supporting is statistics for 83 developing evening converning the reasons priests, the "rapists, murderers and countries which show that three for hunger in the world today. Hedstrom briefly traced the torturers" who fled to Honduras percent of the people control 80 He also criticized the history of Nicaragua and the at the time of the revolution, percent of the land. American press and the state role which the United States has "Nicaragua is about the size "They are not meeting the department for theirplayed there in the past.of Iowa," he said. "How can our basic needs of the people," he misrepresentation of conditions "When our government talks country be afraid of it?"said, adding the elitest land in Latin America. about protecting 'our' interests Hedstrom went to Latin owners use their products to "The Nicaraguans are there,"he said, "it is speaking America in January, 1982, as a increase gross national product devoted Christians," he said, of the interests of the member of a team of 19 from so that they can establish "in spite of what you read in the multinational corporation who the American Lutheran Church credit, rather than to feed the papers. For our administration are reaping huge profits to listen to what the poor were population of the country. of holler 'Communism' is to there." saying. Since his return he has Other reasons for hunger oversimplify the problem of He said the Nicaraguans ask been reporting what be heard which he listed included South America." only a chance to develop their throughout the five-state area of overpopulation, had weather, "The problem is centuries of own country, to be responsible the Central District, ALC, war and massive expendithres hunger and depression," hefor their own destiny, to solve which he serves as World for military eqmpment. said, adding these conditions their own problems. Hunger coordinator. He said the World Hunger could provide a breeding He suggested that if his "Why are people hungry?" Appeal is necessary to feed ground for Communism, but listeners felt strongly about the may be, he said, a dangerous people now, hut unless people that the Nicaraguan people are matterr, they should write their question, since it forces people0 get involved in the basic not Communistic. senators, to deal with political, economic questions they can't really Rather than a dictatorship, he Asked about current news and religious issues which may attack the problem. ii ~ge 1) citizens have set their hearts is the bank failed, sold because of the collapse of capital wanted to finally brought to successful In February, a travelling the Adams banks. paper over another development. The present salesman reported he had seen Several financiers attempted bank had faced heavy problem is severe but it will be and talked with Felt in New to fill the need for financial withdrawal for six by no means permanent." Orleans. he said Felt was services here. There were l so before the failure. The Express editor counseled, greatly agitated to see him and rumors of banks being formed, m not realized by the conservatism and optimism. As implored for his help in getting and bank charters were even Lity, the bank's i may not have been a Two years "Guide Rock were involved in of the bank Mr. and Mrs. Vince Puyear, Waverly Christian Church. LaCrosse, Kan., are the parents Chuck is the oldest of the two of a daulzhter, born Nov. 17, at boys and the first to enter "full- Hadley Hospital, Hayes. She time" Christian service. Chuck weighed 7 pounds, 9~/~ ounces and his wife, Trudy, have been and was 21 inches long. Her with their first pastorate in name is Jessica Alexandrea. Sutton since 1978. In addition to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smies, presenting the Saturday night Courtland, Mr. and Mrs. Bob message, be will be leading there was a shortage of money, a way to Costa Rica, issued. The Citizens State BanIL Mr. and Mrs. Randy Thayer, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Young, Boll, Fremont. and the late Roy songs for each of the evening he asked the people to not make Large headlines in The Ex- started by Mankato's Fair Republic, are the parents of a Hastings, are the parents of a Puyear are the grandparents, sessions. purchases outside the corn- press ask "Where is Felt?" family, was later to occupy the son, Jeremy Layne, born daughter born Nov. 14 at Mary The greatgrandparentsareMr. Ken, the younger of the two munity or send money to other March 12, The Express editor building which formerly housed Sunday, Nov. 13, at Republic Lanning Hospital, Hastings. She and Mrs. H. E. Jacobson, boys, is the pastor of the local communities. Business activity received a telegram from Felt. the First National. On Feb. 9, County Hospital, Belleville. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and Formoso. Jessica has a brother, church and will be bringing the fell following the bank collapse The former cashier said he was some 30 days after the First weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long. Her name is Brent, to welcome her home. Sunday morning message as of the First State and regularly The Express gave returning to Superior from San National closed, the Superior was 21% inches long. Grand- Keturah Susanna. Grand- well as presiding over each of optimistic reports on the Francisco. A subsequent State bank was chartered. On parents are Mr. and Mrs. Max parents are Mr. and Mrs. Dean the sessions. reported theprospects for improved sales, paper's headline proclaimed: Feb. 26, it assumed the assets of Thayer, Republic, andMr, and Young, Hastings, andMr, and Special music at the services Mrs. Norris Jepson, Shelton. Ray Mrs. Robert Larson, Scandia. the Superior National Bank. were reluctantto The editor wrote: "Let us keep w'FiTl~e~irail~.~ in Omaha, Says ival featuzes will be provided by Terry [allure. However, together and build up )ur Though some have said Great grandparents are Mr. Great grandparents are Mr.Fa Dabney, Huron, S.D., with the ~is absolutely no shattered finances from the By April" 11 Felt had been Superior never recovered from and Mrs. P. E. Nielsen and Mr. and Mrs. Willis Armstrong, xbrother amily assistance of local members of of the patrons of this mass of ruim. Each day brings sentenced to five years in the the bank failure, by late May and Mrs. O. W. Patterson, Superior, Flora Young, ---- , the congregation and songs by ~nd they are fully developments which some wish federal penitentiary far his part the attention of The Express Superior, and Mrs. George C. Hastings, and Elinor Ramsey, The Overcomers' will be the the Fairbrother men. ~ed under the state to see in print but which we in the bank failure, editor was directed to the war in Larson, Scandia. Shelton. theme for revival services to be The community is invited to ~law. First National think best not to publish in On March 26, Adams was shot Mexico. - held Dec. 2-4 at the Superior be a part of the church family ~s organized in 1886 and detail as it will benefit no one after hand to band conflict with - -- Church of Christ. The speakers for the weekend. i~. the leading institution and might not be in the best masked men. It was thought the In recent years Express Mr. and Mrs. Pat Brockman, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weber, St. for the event will be Archie Five wrestlers ..~tv and county. At the interest of the community.' incident was related to the bank reporters have attempted to Lawrence, are the parents of a Paul.~ Minn., . announce the Fairhrother and his two sons, i ls failing, the bank was However, as the investigation failure. However, the family secure information for a story daughter, Brenda Marie, born birth of their son, Todd "Chuck" and Ken. participate at !~sitory for county andcontinued, the editor apparently reportedbe had been receiving about the life of C. E. Adams. Nov~ 5 at thue Mary Lannj~ng Gregory, weighing 9 pounds and Archie and his wife, r)ew.,~h,..=tA~, and also for thebecame less concerned with death threats for 10 years. However, suggested contacts . .... ,,,,s,,. , 10/2 ounces. He was orn Nov. MarguerRe, are the parents of _. Building, Loan and publishing the damaging The collapse of the Superior held considerable resentment _granaparenm ar.eMr, an.a ~rs. 12. Todd has a brother, Kevin, 7 five daughters and two sons. zne junior nigh wrestling ~Company, a forerunner reports: ,Soon The Expressbanks was felt far beyond the and refused to talk about the ~a ~vo.Do~_ ana Mr, ana .z~rs~ and a sister, An gela, 5, to TheFairbrother family spent 17 team traveled to Dorchester to ,~current First Federalreported many irregularities community. Even an alfalfaman or the things he did for ~ornert tsrocgman, all 0~ welcome him. Grandparents years on the mission~ field in wrestle in the Dorchester er ' Lawrence Agnes Menze ano " I ~zation. Depositors schemes resorted to in attempts ~opnia ~voooaa, a~so oz Byron, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis countryin 1968. From 1968 until Only five wrestlers par- ~t~ were confident fullin the bank pap . Many milling firm in Montana was Nuckolls County. ~ . - .... are Mr. and Mrs. Ervm Knelp, India before serving that tournament Saturday. 0L Rion would be made. to hold bank up." Bankers were I . _ | Lawrence, are great grand- Kirchhoff, Hardy. Great 1972, both Mr. and Mrs. Fair- ticiapted in the tournament. ii~ confident they waited coming to Superior from many J-~i UCKOnS m[v nonors mothers. Brenda has a sister, grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. brother taught at Dakota Bible Three of the wrestlers placed in states to mveshgate the m- .. , - me nbers Jerry and Philip to welcome ITonths before filing '~ Jennifer, and two brothers, stitutions" loan papers. The 4 H club . Fred Schardt, Deshler, andCollege, Huron, S.D., and in1972 the top four of their weight Martha Grauerholz, Superior. moved to Lincoln where he division. Bob Core led the team ~iately following the bank had sold loans to other The Nuckolls County 4-H Drohman, Sharon Reiman. her. assumed the pastorate of the with a second place finish. Rex steady stream of banks hut The Express reported Achievement Night was held Horse: Jackie Hatch, ......... Douglas Street Church of Miller placed third and Brian ental bank officials signatures on some of the loans last Thursday. It was a time to Stephanie Shaw, Stacy Rutt- Mr and Mrs Tim Mr. and Mrs. Dale Katbman, Christ. Mter serving in that Martens placed fourth. Jeff bankers began were not authen c: At least one l fi r ch|evi In iRd 4-H Club man. Hagemeier, Hasting= ' are the Lawre_ nee,. me the' .of a +commqnlty f0hr years, they Bushnell and Keith Russell also iin Superior to survey m ............. an listed as a stockholder of ~,~,Abtfi, lt,l~O ~ Photography: Ktm Enckson, rmrents of a da-~hter D~ni,,n= ~ Joseph &hen, ~Nov. 12 ',~xnoved ~ Topl)~sh,. Wa~ partmipated in the tournament. ~dition of the First th n ..... "" ....... e ba k dtscla~med ever were on hand to enjoy the Nmk~ Drohman. Rae born Nov 8 at Mary at Mary Lanning Hospital, where he served as director of Jeff Baker and Tony Holling and, determine the owning any of the bank stock, pancake supper, honor the Public Speaking: Connie Lanning Hospital, Hastings Hastings. Mrs. Kathman is the the McKinley Indian Mission. missed the meet because of ifund s responsibili~.The first federal grand jury to award winners and to enjoy Ruttman. Mrs Ha~emei~ i~ th,~ f,,.~,o~.~ former Darcy Meyer. Grand- They served a brief time, 1981- illness. ~e of the bank closing,be convened in Lincoln in two Teri Hoelting's talk on herSafety: Twila Menke. Linda H~fste-t-t"er.- ........... parents are Mr. and Mrs. 1982, in Hang Kong before John Leininger, coach, had liabilities of years was called to look into the Trinidad trip. ' . Wood Science: Ethan Epley. Gordon Meyer, Nelson, and Mr. returning to help care for Mrs. commented I thought we and capital stock and bank affairs. The following is a listing of the Bike: TwilaMenke. A son, Gregory Joseph, was and Mrs. Irvin Kathman, Fairbrother's parents, placed well with the corn- If of $63,506.38. The state While most of the bank. of- awards and winners! Sheep: Stacy Ruttman, born Nov 10 at Mary Lanning Lawrence. Presently he is pastor of the petition we had." ~. Then as now the state~'lty fund cffers cntained ficials remained in the corn-Achievement, KimErickson, MelindaBristol. Hoepital to Mr and Mrs Danny li , Help S Ve 'iI ,aw me yank persmen[, was Scmemer. tioeidng, ricxson,Pohlmeier is the former Mary rfund was destined to m.un!p', the cashier, a son-in- Dana ,Schleufer' and Dan _Camp Counselor: Teri Pohlmeier, Hastingsl Mrs. ~State Savings Bank mi~!ng and a.warrant issuedClothing: Connie Ruttman. alternate. Lou Alber. Grandparents are mr hisarresL lne cashier, A.C. Dairy: June Tietjen. ]rood-Nutrition: Angela Mr and Mrs Ed zar Alber and ~ltated in the rear portion (Bert) Felt, was in Kearney for "Dog Care and Training: Jantzen, Nicki Drohman, Mr" and Mrs" Gr~z Pohlmeier i~irst National Bank, it a meeting of the state baseball Teresa Erickson. Chantelle Jantzen. Lawrence Ruth'B~n~ert Blue j~lso closed but bank association. ' Law enforcement L and E Camp: 1. Teri Hill ~n~ ~o,.h=r~ ~M+o soon permitted tbe f ..................... - I >" i o ricers were unable to locate Fashmn Revue: K~m Hnelting, 2. Jackie Drohman, 3. Lawrence, are greatgrand- !~tiou of a partition to Felt for several weeks. Erickson, June Tietjen, Jackie Kim Erickson, 4. Teresa mothers I .1the common lobby and He was indicated by the grand Drohman, Vicki Hinz, Nicki Erickson and Dana Schleufer. ' -i~,, '~ of the savings bank.jury on seven counts including Drohman, Amy Epley. mm :~i~.,~t"'" it shared common making, false entries, J'ugglig'n Gardening. and Horticulture'. . ' , L~hip with the First figures, making false Twila Menke, Canine Ruttman, I, I M ~ PJ I I D I and soon was closed, statements, embezzeling and Dana Scldeufer, Angela dant- B=,, n U U v u If r or's financial problems converting notes into cash. He zen. V .. - . .-. . li 'rsperity when the " Nuckolls. County I | , 'Coo rt h o u se " r I I WILL BE CLOSED 1,, 8:30Mu iotand2o3Oa'm" "i Nov. d25 ' .... I After oil ygu d be t,red too, running I 24 an I | all over town iooking for that right gift. I For Thanksgiving I this year you_ can save gas, time, end | " -'" : | energy... Ictus do the work!l | '***'~*******~**~ "I " S 'subscription to....i TUItMW I I lJ.". AN0 RS[N. 0.0. Send a year m nMm= n- I T oP, ------ I The IE U p e tie ! Vtl I I ! COH_AC_ LENS SOLUTIONS I .E XPR ~ I IUU I , -- -- -- I ~ns with actual tissue I . aS' Third Phone 402.879.321 Superior, Nebraska ' J ..... " [market contact solutions damage. . 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