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,a I n . i|1, . I I Classifieds Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 or comeqo 148 E. Third in Superior or 111 E. Main in Mankato to place your ad. For Sale: In Stock Toys 10% off O JOHNDERE 1890 Idaho, Superior, Neb., 68978 402-879-3276 * 1-888-251-0212 ww. oregon trailequipment, corn 16-47-5c SEVERAL GOOD, clean, used re- frigerators and several used big- screen HD TVs with warranty. Dick's TV, Mankato, Kan., 785-378-3123. 16-30-tic MILEAGE BOOKS for sale from Su- perior Publishing Co. Help keeptrack of travel expenses for the I.R.S. 16-3S-tip HOT TUBS by Nordic, in stock and ready for delivery at Dick's T.V, and Furniture, Mankato, Kan., 785-378- 3123. 16-28-tfc SAVE UP to 65 percent on over 100 pianos during Mid-America Piano's sounds of the season sale in Manhat- tan! Grand pianos from $2,888, verti- cals starting at $888! www., 1-800-950-3774. "STEEL BUILDINGS: Four only 45x82, 50x100, 51x180, 60x300 (will split). Sell one for balance owed1 Free deliv- ery! 1-800-411-5869, ext. 590. 16 IN-ROW Starter and Foliar Fertiliz- ers. Highest quality. 100 percent or- thophosphate. Last year's prices through 12-31. Delivered direct to your farm. Call or text to: 1-402-430.7727. 21-Feed and Seed SHREDDED CORN stover bales for sale, $40 per ton, net wrapped. Jim Zoltenko, 785-278-5405. 21-49-tfc HAY FOR sale. 402-469-4860. 21-48-6c BIG BROME bales. Net wrapped. $45 per bale. Call Cleo Thayer 402-772- 2387. 21-48-2p SMALL SQUARE alfalfa ,brome and prairie hay bales. Always shedded, extra good1 Call Rex Freeman at 785- 545-6049. 21-44-8p 22-Vehicles i987"00DODGE Dakota, 4x4, $i,500. 402-200:0139. 22-49-3p 1997 FORD Contour, red, 4-door, new tires, new battery. 402-879-1082. 22-48-3c SELL YOUR classic car, truck or motorcycle online. Call this newspa- per (402-879-3291) or call 1-800-369- 2850 to place your ad on the national web site for only $25. Your ad runs until your vehicle is sold! 22 24-Real Estate LAND FOR sale: Taking bids, North 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of 32-4-6, Nuckolls County; 47.96 dryland, 31.11 pas- ture, stock pond. 2091 Rd 3900, Edgar, Neb. 68935. Phone 402-225- 2290. 24-49-4c FOUR BEDROOM, three bath house for sale in Ruskin, Neb. 402-621- 0243 24-46-4c 906 EAST 6th, Superior, Neb. One and a half story,, four bedrooms one bath. Partial unfinished basement, large garden, fruit trees, one car de- tached garage. Lots of updates, Ask- ing $34,500. Phone 402-879-1405. 24-45-tip FARM FOR sale in Nuckolls County Nebraska: Part SW1/4 part of North 1/2 Section 33, Township 1, Range 7, at $4,500 per acre, 225 acres. Con- tact 402-463-1110, Kipp Pfeiffer at Midwest Farm management. 24-45-6c FARM FOR sale in Nuckolls County Nebraska: NWl/4 of Section 14, Township 3, Range 6. Selling 140 acres at $2,300 per acre. Contact 402-463-1110, Kipp Pfeiffer at Mid- west Farm management. 24-45-6c BANK ORDERED salet Table Rock Lake - Missouri lake lot with deeded slip $27,900. Call 1-800-525-3140 now! 26 - Notice GUN SHOW: Dec. 11-12. Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 9-3. Topeka Kansas Expocentre (19th & Topeka BLVD). Buy-sell-trade. Information: 563-927- 8176. 26 Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick them- selves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. Save on Pens & Pencils Priced 20% OFF Contact Larry 785-488-2145 office 785-577-4409 cell i i i t t 36-Thank You THANK YOU to our wonderful family for having a surprise 50th anniver- sary party. Many thanks to our grand- daughter Emily for singing. Thank you to all who came and sent gifts and cards. Connie and Calvin Hayes 36-49-1p THANK YOU to all who sent cards, gifts, and visited me when I was in the hospital following my knee surgery. Thank you to the nurses and doctors. Calvin Hayes 36-49-1c THANK YOU to all who came, helped, donated food and pies for the Vestey Center Thanksgiving dinner. Every: thing was great. Thanks again. Kellei Bruns and family. 36-49-1c I WANT to thank the doctor, nurses and EMTs, friends and family and Pastor Jocelyn for her visits while I was in the hospital. Bill Drake. 36-49,1 c Obituaries Paul Dietz Paul Dietz died Nov. 24. He was born in Ionia on Sept. 15, 1915. to John and Elsie Dietz. He grew up on a Kansas farm and became a farmer. He later moved to Oregon. After a brief move to Arizona. Paul's final employment was with the State of Oregon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Dicta; sister, Olive Applebee; and brothe,r-Donald Dietz. Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Dunn, Tualatin, Ore., and Mrs. Don Barnes (Cathy), Salem Ore.: two granddaughters; three great-grandchil- dren; and a brother, Howard Dietz Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jason Lee Cemetery, Silverton. Ore. Dorothy Kerwin Dorothy Alice Kerwin, 90. West Orange, N.J.. was a Kansas native born Jan. 31, 1920, in Jewell County to Alvah and Aura Murphy Kimbrough. She died Dec. 1. She attended Jewell County one room elementary schools and gradu- ated from Mankato High School in 1938. After earning a teacher's certifi- cate at Fort Hays College, she taught in Jewell County's rural schools. World War II developed and the call for work- ers in the defenses industry was pub- lished. Alice joined the work forces of Boeing Aircraft at Wichita. working there until the end of the war building B-29's. Alice moved to Brooklyn, N. Y.. joining her husband, Joseph Kerwin. as he returned from overseas duty with the United States Army. Alice was preceded ia death by her parents, Alvah and Aura Kimbrough; husband, Joseph Kerwin; brothers, Robert and Merle Kimbrough; sisters, Faith Howard, Grace Beebe and Amy Teagarden. She is survived by her son, Michael Kerwin; two grandsons, Matthew and Christopher Kerwin, and her sister, Ruth Ellen Price. Funeral services were held at Pleasantdale Presbyterian Church, West Orange, N.J. Saturday. A cel- ebration of life service were held at 10:30 Tuesday at the Melby Mortuary Chapel, Mankato, with Pastor Tessa Zehring officiating. The interment fol- lowed at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Man- kato. Wyona O'Connell Wyona Dee O'Connell, 71, the daughter of James William Houdek and Delphene Olive Lahodny was born Aug. 25, 1939. in Belleville. She died Monday at the Mitchell Cou,nty Hospi- tal. Beloit. She graduated from Cuba High School in 1957. She continued her schooling and received her LPN li- cense from Neosha County Commu- nity College, Chanute. Wyona worked for many nursing home facilities across the plains and retired from the Jewell County LTC facility in January to babysit her great-grandchildren. She enjoyed working with the eld- erly and loved caring for her grand- children and great-grandchildren. Her hobbies were crocheting (She hand 'made blankets and gifts for her fam- ily.) reading, watching WWF wres- tling and old westerns. Many years she worked beside her father, raising horses and feeding bucket calves. Wyona was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her children Buck Beam, Narka, Mrs. John Kemmerer, (Jan) Jewell, John Beam, Beloit, Jay Beam, Cuba, Tim Davis, Jewell; grand- children, Amanda, Jake, Joel, Justin, Lynae, Josh, Jarrod, Jessie, Dustin, and Taylor: and I I great-grandchil- dren. Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Jewell Chris- tian Church.. There will be no burial as Wyona chose to donate her body for research at the KU Medical Center. Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, Belleville, was in charge of arrange- ments. More than 200 books were donate by Rock Hills FBLA, FCCLA, and FFA members for a local book drive. Members made several baskets bf books which went to Jewelt County libraries including Burr Oak, Jewell, Mankato, and Formoso. Members wanted to im Nement a community service project which would encourage reading at all age levels, especially parents and older sibling reading to young children and children reading on their own. During the month of December, all children are encouraged to visit their local library and choose a book to take home compliments of the Rock Hills FBLA, FCCLA, FFA chapters. FCCLA. and FFA Jewell Co. Memories 120 Years Ago Breakfast and supper by lamplight these December days. Narrow escape from Indian sum- mer this week. Billy Edwards has made a fish pond with a windmill to keep it in fresh water. Dandelions are blooming in Walter Fritz' s garden. A party of scientists are attempting to reach the north pole in a balloon. The Jewell Republican reported when Marion Bell went to church he took so much pains to blanket his little mare that he forgot to tie her. When he came out. she and the buggy were gone. The next day he got a message from Mankato that she was at the. Warner Hilhnan farm. her old home. She made the trip without damaging a thing. Emerson Fisher rides to his school in the Humphrey district every morn- ing. It would be good for his health to walk. but Emerson doesn't teach school for his health. 110 Years Ago Little Helen Schmitt has whooping cough. One d.a this week she fell off the horse block while coughing and broke heTarm. ,c, Mrs. D. L. Palmer, assisted by Mrs. Mabel Kramer and Mrs. Kate Palmer, gave a luncheon this week. It was such a Swell affair that it required two days, the guests coming in sections, like ex- cursion trains. J. S. Fisher presented his grand- daughter, Miss Florence, a beautiful $750 piano for Christmas. It arrived on yesterday' s train. Bertha Mclntyre, teacher, reports the average attendance at Pleasant Ridge school is 17. In Randall, Guy Burger and V. K. Townsdin have purchased Charley Thompson' s restaurant. 100 Years Ago J. N. Craven, our new merchant from Orleans. Neb., is here and in charge of the store bought of Medcalf and Ohlinger. His filmily Will possibly move next week. The Jewell County Republican is being printed this week on anew press, Tommy Francis has the scalps of 30 skunks go far this winter. A fine audience gathered Tuesday evening to hear the violin and piano recital presented by the pupils of Miss Florence Fisher and Miss Carrie Hughes. Howard Stapleton is showing the East Buffalo folks how to make money on 80 acres. He is getting things fixed up just about right, Elmer Sanders marketed four May pigs Monday that lacked just 15 pounds of weighing 1.200. The Scientific American describes a typewriter that operates without noise. If there is such a typewriter, we should like to see her. 90 Years Ago TI A, Berry said, "I know half a dozen women who have bought autos with their butter and egg money." Dave Oplinger brought in a turkey that weighed 31 1/2 pounds. It brought $10.08. Married, Dec. 7. Miss Ida Colson and Mr. Ralph Arasmith. The bride is daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Victor Colson. Ralph served his country !0 months in the army during WWI. People are beginning to use butter as a substitute for nuccoa. 80 Years Ago Two of the 19 students on the high school honor roll are boys. The Superior Good Samaritan Center is seeking applications for: Full or Part-Time Medication Aides or Nursing Assistants For more information, contact: ' (-%... .-. .-1 Ann Hobson, RN, C, DNS KJUt)U ,,. Qc00-I.F -carom ltan at 402-879-4791 / k. CN ,,-,C') i . , ' l Y J bOClet2 1710Idaho, Superior[Neb.,68978 S 402-879=4791 tual Opportunity Employer, M-F-Vet-Handicap, Drug Testing 47-6C Five hundred and fifty-six people attended Sunday school in Jewell. The Evangelicals led with 25 I. Married: Miss Thelma Pantier of Mankato and Mr. Byron Jones of Jewell. Mr. and Mrs. losiah Emmert will observe their 63rd wedding anmver- sary on New Year's Day. Mr. Emmert is 86 and Mrs. Emmert is 80. The Olen Meekers will be mowng to Canada next spring where they have bought a farm. Arb G abe is president of the county organization of the American Legion. Milford Hale is adjutant and Milo Cook is finance officer. All but one land owner has ac- cepted the offer of the highway depart- mentfor right-of-way/for Highway 14 north of Jewell. The route as surveyed will be followed despite rumors to the contrary. Sunday picture shows in Mankato were stopped by a decision of the state supreme court. 70 Years Ago Ray Byers has nod fled the city coun- ' cil of his intention to quit at Jewell's night watchman, sc that he may accept a position as deputy sheriff under Ben Switzer, sheriff-elect. B. M. Palmer was appointed to replace Byers as the new watchman, A force of about 60 WPA men is working to cut down the hill and straighten the county road near the Fred Bechtold farm, which is located 4 miles west and 5 miles north of Jewell. They have a tractor for power and do considerable blasting. A rock crusher is on the ground, which will be used.a little later to break up the rock for road surfacing material. Additional Red Cross membership contributions reported this week bring the county total to $577.75. 60 Years Ago The highest athletic award at the' University of Kansas, the Ormand Beach memorial award, was present to Wade Stinson, outstanding senior half- back from Randall. Stinson was cho- sen for the award by the votes of his teammates at the annual football ban- quet. The juniors of Jewell High School were favored with good weather and drew a large crowd for their class play "Hobgoblin House," a n,: ,,,, .,, edy in three acts, was the play pre- sented, 30 Years Ago An ice storm consisting of sleet and freezing rain hit the area and lasted the entire weekend. Events scheduled for the weekend had to be postponed be- cause of the icy streets ana : ' .. There were so,- _ ,,x limbs broken from the ice, which formed on the branches. Margaret (Mrs. George) Hunting- ton celebrated her 105th birthday Sun- day, Dec. 7, in the Long Term Care Blue Valley Lutheran Homes Society, Inc. The Care Home: is seek/rig a full-t/me day shift RN all shifts C.N.A.'s and a part-t/me Dietary Aide Includes every other weekend and every, other holiday The Courtyard Terrace: is seeking a part-time Dietary Aide Benefits are health, dental and life insurance, flex spending and pen- sion plan for full time. Wages based on experience. Double pay for holi- days. Differential pay for evening, night and weekend shifts. Attn: Ardith Maschmann 220 Park Avenue Hebron, NE 68370 402-768-3900 Fax 402-768-3901 An Equal Opportunity Employer 48-2c Thursday, December 9:2010 O THE SUPERIOR EXPRESS 7B members that donated two or more books for the book drive include (back row. from left) Lizzie Cox. Beth Menhsen, Emma Menusen, Regan Jeffery, Mikaela Klos, Maci Hancock, CorbJn Greene, L andon Reed. Brittany Joerg, Blair McMillan. Jessica Freeman, Qiana Little, Maddie Warne. Bethany Jeffery, Mitchell McMilian, Zach Duffy, Jarrett Christie, Blake Walter, Kyle Fleming, (front) Allison Thompson, Shelby Smith, Ashley Lorence, Chelsey Greene, Darien Bohner1 Jessica Hancock, Katie Hesting, Brice Ost and Kevin Carman secuon o1' the Jewell Comity Hospital. Her daughters, Neita Jones and Fern Hines. came to be with her. They brought a birthday cake. which was decorated with pink roses, blue forget- me-nots and butterflies. Jewell County is next in line to have a soil survey book printed. The soil samples have all been taken, and it will now be compiled, however it will still be approximately two years before books will be printed. Jewell County Sheriff Don Heskett is attending a five weeks basic sheriff's training school at the Kansas Law En- forcement Center in Hutchinson. The Farmway Credit Union office in Mankato was moved to the new building on the corner of Commercial and Jefferson Sts. on Saturday. James Thiessem the new manager of the branch office, was on the job Monday in the new location with Mrs. Lorraine Simon. secretary. 10 Years Ago Dale Underwood. Esbon. reported his truck missing Sunday around 10 p.m. The truck had been parked in a shed about a mile west of Esbon. The Jewell Day Care and Pre-School are well into the first year of operation located in the Jewell Community Cen- ter. Jacque Williams is director of the facility. Jewell County Commissioners agreed to raise wages for county em- ployees by 25 cents an hour for hourly employees: $455 per year for full t me salaried employees: $227.50 pet" year for half time salaried employees. Delmer Rothchild. Downs. received his Purple Heart 30 years after he was wounded in Vietnam as an infantry- man. One Year Ago The second annual Christmas tour of Jewell homes will be held Saturday. This year there are eight homes and a church included on the tour. Volunteers have completed.the re- modeling of the interior of Burr Oak Community Cefiter. The room which was once used tot welding classes is now a meeting room. Eighty-fifth birthday card shower honored Doris Hancock. The three angel trees in Jewell County are located at Guaranty State Bank. Burr Oak: City Library, Man- kato; and Guaranty State Bank, Jewell. Buford Tucker celebrated his 95th birthday. He who guards his lips guards his life. but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin. In a play put on by the third and fourth grade classes entitled "Elfis and the Sleigh Riders" Zane Colson channeled 'q"he Kinq" in a hilarious story about friendship. Elfis' band members Stanley, played by Austin Beck, Bix, played by JacksonChance. and Jerry Lee. played by Jalen Basart. helped get the" crowd rockin' with fun songs and hilarious irr personations. ; : The lobby at the Mankato Community Center is decorated for the holidays with a variety of Christmas Trees. The trees were decorated by various-community and school clubs, churches and organizations. This project encourages viewers to vote on their favorite tree,