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4B THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS Thursday, November 28, 2002 i Historic home gets help Jewell County LTC (Continued front Page I) and mu,.. ',crc cniocd. *lhcrc wcrc 14 ,hmiors 24 Sclfior m:l wachcrs in attendance ?' : In l')99'l'urhcr'>; li,,I ',,,ilc dcd and he llKlrricd t;lilt]ci , about  ,, cal lalcr. In December 1911 lhc I't' u,:rs sold the house to J.H. Nollcr fir $10,000. I]e- tween the years of |ql t l 1916 the house sold five limc,, In t!)17 JB, Dykes purchased Ihe house hr $6,000. .O, Rodgcrs, editor and ) m:r of ttle Monitor Newspaper, owned the house sometime during the 1930s. In later years the house was owned by a Mrs. Anderson, who it was said, converted the house into apartments. The most recent owners where resi- dents of Canada. The Esteses love their surround- ings and home in Mankato. "We just enjoy being able to take a walk around the town and the quietness is great. It is just a great place to make our home." This view of the Tt,ner house, now undergoing restoration by Bruce and Myrna Estes, Bend, Ore., shows the front entrance, second story step-out area and third-floor balcony. The third story will be restored as a "grandroom" and the second story, once apartments, will be three bedroom suites. The Estes come to Mankato to work on the house as time allows. This is the third house they have restored. i i i iii i ii NOTICE All Jewell County offices and solid waste facilities will be Closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in obser00nce of Thanksgiving 1 I l---ll " ........................... 1 Jack Smith told about the summer Berry. work he and Marilyn did in Yellowstone Park. He showed resi- dents a video of animals and scenery in the par. Two videos were shown, "Red Skeiton" and "A Backward Glance Along The Way." Laura Fricker, Harmony United Methodist Church, led worship ser- vice. Visitors were Donna Johnson, Fern'ePair, Ada and Robert Grimm, Doris Kitts, Pearl Louder and Dan Dempsey. Residents viewed a video, "Navajo Code Talkers," which told of the im- portant part the Navajos had during World War II in coding war messages. Later in the day residents viewed and talked about Norman Rockwell paintings. Virginia led Bible study about Solomon's Temple. Shirley Simmelink, Nancy Ander- son, Sally Engel and Katherine Allen from the Jewell Trinity United Meth- odist Women led a program of poems, readings and music for Tuesday Hap- penings. Julie Kennedy assisted in activities. Residents started making scrap books using pictures donated by Fern Harris. Thadd Hinkle and Rosalie Menhusen led music. Communion was served by Thadd. Eight residents met for a spelling bee. In the evening Darlene assisted in relaxation exercises and hand and arm massages. Fourteen residents in addition to Doris Kitts, Fern Pair and Linda Crangle attended the games. Ann Tedrow and Faryl Lange assisted resi- dents. Robert and Ado Grimm attended worship service with his mother, Eliza- beth Grimm. Nancy McCorkle visited Irene McCorkle. Dorothy Clark enjoyed visits from Elsie Gabe, June Saint and Rosina Anderson. Joy Hancock, Mary Powell and Eva and Verl Mendenhall visited Lena Irene McCorkle enjoyed a visit from Bobby and Howard Reed. Janice Gordon and Wilma Helm called on Eva Waugh. LaVae and Ruth Glover visited Merle and Ruth Roe. Louise Powell visited her sister, Cleo Wilson. Pearl Louder attended worship ser- vice and visited residents on Sunday. Grant program due date extended The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new deadline of Jan. 15 for the submission of proposals for funding under the new Private Stew- ardship Grants Program. The previous deadline had been Dec. 2. This program will provide a total of $10 million in federal grants to private landowners to implement conserva- tion projects for endangered, threat- ened and other at-risk species. On Oct. 1 the Fish and Wildlife Service issued a request for proposals and announced final implementation guidelines for the fiscal year 2002 Pri- vate Stewardship Grants Program. The extension gives applicants an additional 45 calendar days to become familiar with program requirements. The Private Stewardship Grants Program provides assistance on a com- petitive basis to individuals and groups engaged in voluntary conservation ef- forts on private lands that benefit at- risk species including federally listed endangered or threatened species or other at-risk species. Under this program, private land- owners and groups working with pri- vate landowners are able to submit proposals directly to the Service for funding to support these eftbrts. The Fish and Wildlife Service expects to announce the projects selected to re- ceive grants by late winter, 2003. Contact U.S. Fish and WildliJb Ser- vice, Branch of Recovery and State Grants, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser- vice, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 420, Arlington, VA 22203. USD #104 White Rock Schools -December Calendar Dec. 2- EL[ Meetir;g at Btrr Oak. Dec. 3- Middle Sch(:,.! Basketball at Jewell, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4- "Be Your Best seir' (K-5), 8 a,m. PTL Meeting at Concordia, 1 p,m. Site Councii Meeting at Burr Oak, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 - High School Bas,etball Preseason Tournament at Jewell. North Centrai vs White Rock (A Girls- A Boys}, 3 p.m. Dec. 6- High School Basketball vs Mankato at Burr Oak, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7- High School Basketball Preseason Tournament at Jew@. Kensington vs White Rock (A Girls- A Boys}, 3 p.m. High School KMEA Choir and Band. Elementary KMEA Choir at Hays. Dec. 8- KASB C()nventi(m Dec. 9- Scholars Bowl at Pike Valley. Board of Education Meeting at Esbon, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10- High School Basketba!l Preseason Tournament. Jewell vs White Rock at Burr Oak (A Gids- A Boys), 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12- Board-Staff Christmas Supper at Burr Oak, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13- High School Basketball at Red Cloud, 6:30 p.m. Dec, 16- Scholars Bowl at Jewell. Middte School Basketbal vs Mankato at Esbon, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17 - K-!2 Christmas Program at Esbon, 7 p.m. Dec. 19- End of Semester. Middle School Basketbal! vs Southern Cloud at Esbon, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 20- No School. Teacher Workday. High Schoo! Basketball at Jewell, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 22 - No Practice Dec. 23 through Dec. 31 No School, Christmas Vacation. 24 through Dec. 28  No Practice Sponsored by Guaranty State Bank & Trust Company FDN Esbon, Kan. *,  .:,-x,_o-3663 ** Burr Oak, Kan. 785-647-6621 (ONVI: NffN ItY I ()(Y,,fED AT THE CROSSROADS ()t (L)MFORT AND VALUE. CFI. ' C0m , Singles Loads with mile: ASK ABOUT OUR SPOUSE TRAININ( Farm Bureau Safety Poster winners who were recognized at the group's annual meeting are (from left) Megan fr Lindy Broeckelman, Kevin Garman, Kasha Pate, Tanner Peroutek, Corbyn Broeckelman, Shelby Brocekelman u,,. Cassie Stafford. DAR elects 2003 officers The nominating committee pre- sented a slate of slate of officers, del- egates and alternates to members when the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met re- cently. The committee's report was ac- cepted and these officers were elected by unanimous ballot: Brenda Dooley, regent; Doris Alexander, vice regent; Patricia Kemmerer, chaplain; G!ada Isaacson, recording secretary; Eilene McDill, corresponding secretary; Janis McDill, treasurer; Peggy Spafford, reg- istrar; Sherry Koster, historian; Bethany Roe, librarian; Janelle Greene, Brenda Dooley, Sherry Koster, state conference delegates; Eilene McDill, Doffs Alexander, Patricia Kemmerer, Anita Beaudin, Glada Isaacson, Faryl Lange, alternates; Brenda Dooley, con- tinental Congress delegate; Peggy Spafford, Mary Boyd alternates. Janelle Greene, regent, presided at the meeting attended by 13 members and one guest. Pat Kemmerer, chap- lain, presented devotions and these re- ports were presented: Faryl Lange, President General's message stressing membership; Sherry Koster, national defense report; June Dempsey, Indian minute and Indian version of the 23rd Psalm; Korean War Commemoration Spot, Doris Alexander. In other reports, Commemoration of the rededication of the Fort Jewell Monument will be in the DAR Daugh- ters newsletter magazine advertisement section; Campbells labels and canceled stamps were collected for community service. The program was The American Legion Poppy and the VFW_._u  Poppy, The Doughboy of W/II, " I Video, "What is a Veteran," by Faff Lange. Recycling the junk mail we re ivt each year was stressed. The Jan. 13 program is Ortman. on "Current Expectations of Ability in Public Schools." are asked to bring or old story book for "show Beloit pole vault pit fails The pit they have now s It's not long enough, ith enough, and beginning il pole vault p Illegal not just for for practice as well. The pit needs enlarged there is no more room at location inside: moved at a cost of $12,500. school district board has not have the money. Century Farm winners were recognized at the Jewell County Farm Bureau annual meeting Oct. 30 in Mankato. Winners are (from left) Sandra France, Ferne Harris, Charlotte Waiters, Don and Mary Modlin, Norman Greene, Daisibel Mclntyre, and John Dillon (for Walt Dillon). Not pictured is Margaret Hayman. tsn ..n.ct to CRP Participants CRP participants are reminded'that the final date to Hay-Graze CRP acreage previously released for the Emergency drought conditions is Saturday, Nov. 30, 2002. 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This was nity service projects After the food drive, the November meeting at tion. the meeting and Ashle flag salute and 4-H pledge. Roll call was a bers, Officers and leaders A note was read from Deanna thanking members for helping A thank you certificate was members partici care Tuesday Happening Jackie Jensen Christmas activities comm in craft projects will make to decorate the fire station C tree and for the friends Switzer, a long term care Mt. Joseph, will receive gift from the club. The members names for our JoAnna and Jackie Jensen, and Jami Bouray conducted member ceremony for Ashley  and McCaela Nelson. Clifford Masse2 Members voted to save tabs for Ronald McDonald H aluminum cans for medical five-year-old boy in has had a transplant. JoAnna Jensen gave a drawing project. Jami demonstration of a leaderS walk. gave talk on the first showed a Joy Jonson, had published 4-H calendar. McCaela NelsOt Hangman for recreation. _,,1. Jacki and Jami have N.,",. I birthdays. JoAnna was host ana refreshments .... $1 The junior leaders meet t.,;,a P Jewell and the next club meeu" Dec. 11. 402.879.3g! or 1