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i ii i ,e IEWELL COUNTY ~RECORD i Thursday, Mar. 12, 1981 I l Ill IIIIIII News Of ESBON And Vicinity Sponsored By The Progressive Esbon Merchants Page 2- Section 2 I I t I I III _ I --- II II I I I I WHITEMOUND E,H.U. meeting to finalize the pur- afternoon. Mrs. Bonnie Benoit was chases. Hope more of you Mildred Kattenberg and hostess for the Whitemound members can come next time. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Peterson and Jenna Lea were Sunday dinner guests of Ernie Kat- tenbergs. Fred Heller was moved back to the Mankato hospital. Linda Manchester Highby will be released from the Navy March 11. Her husband has been out for some time. They have a young son. Linda was formerly an Odessa com- munity resident and is the daughter of the Clyde Man- chesters. Linda was always an ambitious, friendly young lady and held the respect of all who knew her. They live in San Jose, Calif. Ethel Thomas and Lona McCleery were Thursday dinner guests of Mable Marl- hugh. Mr. and Mrs. Courtney DeBey and family visited Lona McCleery Friday eve- ning and she showed her slides from Hawaii. Mrs. Nettle Seems was a Friday dinner guest of I~ma McCleery. Congratulations to Howard and Ann Callaway on the arrival of their baby son March 6. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Callaway are the grandpar- ents. Lona McCleery called Ruth McCleery Kauffman in Ari- zona and found they were well and enjoying themselves. This is Lenten Season, a time for evaluation of each of our lives. Doreen Stones gave a talk at the Over 60 Club and made us aware of many of the secret sins we like to gloss over and forget, Easter is a time of beginning again for- giveness of sins by Christ's Death on the Cross, and a new beginning. What will we do with Jesus? Neutral we cannot be. I wonder if Governor Carlin would have vetoed the death penalty if it was his family murdered as the one they told about on TV this week. Marcus Findley spent the weekend with his grandpar- ents, the Ed Clarks, while his parents were in Kansas City. The Clarks met the Findleys at Satins Sunday afternoon so Marcus could go home. Odessa plans to start on the church basement to refinish it and fix it up as soon as they J can get the materials to- gether. it. A trip to Abilene is planned in April. In her report Edna said we had received the grant money for our equip. ment. They will be calling a E.H.U. meeting February 26. Dues arq also~lue. Esbon is to The meeting opened with the be the host for the March 26th group reading the Home-' meeting, at 9:30 a.m., for the maker's Creed. Mrs. Pearle county. Please bring cookies Blattner guessed the guess and turn out. There will be a box. Six members answered lady there who is taking Mark roll call of their choice; there Intermilrs p!ace. There are were four children present, hostqssesl, already appointed. Mrs, Thelma Beam acted as Hosts for Apr'il 1st will be secretary and gave a tress- Tony and Berniece Lorence, urer's report. Mrs. Earlene Ors Hills, Edna Kindler and Bronson gave a council Ethel Keyes. No further busi- report: Spring Tea to be hess, so the motion was made March 30 at 1:30 at Trinity and seconded we adjourn. Methodist Church in Jewell; --N.H., Reporter there will be a style revue, art and craft display and entries USD #276 CALENDAR due March 20. A 5-minute Monday, March 16: Band Safety Report was given by Clinic at Lebanon; Mrs. Thelma Beam about Cloud County Business what would you do if you Contest at Concordia were in a hotel fire. Mrs. Thursday, March 19: Hearing Norene Dietz reported the Tests, K-12, 8:10 a.m. KEHC News. Mrs. Beam reported on the PRIDE meet- PRIDE MEETING ings she had attended. Mrs. A PRIDE meeting was held Blattner led the lesson on March 4. The date for the "Windowsill Gardening and Octoberfest was tentatively Vegetable Gardening." Do planned for October 24. Items you talk to your plants? Does discussed were possibilities of it help? Two problems of getting atrophycase, making growing plants indoors are a new Esbon sign on 36 lighting and watering. Next Highway and continued dis- meeting will be with Mrs. cussion on library and pre- Earlene Bronson March 19. school building. The dance Mrs. Ione Shipley to give the that had been planned for St. lesson. Patrick's was cancelled and a --PRC committee was appointed for ideas on a fund raising pro- Norman N. Smith of Den- ject. Different clubs were vet came Thursday morning appointed to be the judges for to visit relatives and help his the Yard of the Month award. dad, T. R, Smith, celebrate his The next meeting was sched- birthday, uled for March 18 at 8:00. mimN SEmO~S of Seniorettes was held March sa-= 4 at noon. The weather was IL _ . and welcomed rain and snow w~;I I i, iJilla sO the attendance was only 24 Mrs. WIIImr Obetq members and one guest. Mrs. Michael Ritter visited Mike Esther Ault. The drawings for the day were held before the Youngs Friday and Saturday. business meeting. They were Sunday dinner guests of as follows: door prize, Ida Mae Henry Kellers were Mr. and Peroutek; Sarah Baker, Mrs. Milton DetwiLer and family, Mr. and Mrs. Gary grapefruit and oranges; soap, Ritter and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Edna Kindler; 2 dozen eggs, Mike Young, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loretta Ault. The meeting was called to order by Vice Clark and Marcus Findley. President Thelma Lamb. Min- Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Obert utes were read and approved visited Ernie Kattenbergs and the treasurer's report Friday evening. given and accepted. Edna Mr. and Mrs. BOb Katten- Kindler gave a report on the berg served ice cream and trips that are scheduled for cake for Kerry's birthday the Senior Citizen Bus, A trip Thursday evening. Those at- to Grand Island is scheduled tending were Mr. and Mrs. for March 31 -- sounds like a Roger Alien and family, Mr. fun day. They were wanting and Mrs. Ernie Kattenberg, some from this area, so if Mr. and Mrs. Duane Hughes you,re interested, check into and Preston, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Peterson and Jenna, Kevin Peroutek, Scott Siem- son and Mildred Kattenberg. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Obert visited Dr. and Mrs. Charlie Luke and Ryan Wednesday Esbon and Whitemound "Frosty" Hello, everyone -- A bad penny always returns so here I am. I had hoped someone else would take my place while I was gone so I could resign. I have been reporting since 1946 and felt someone else could do a better job. We arrived home Thursday after- noon after spending the pre- vious weekend at the home of Claude's niece and family, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Welch. We really enjoyed being in their home. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Frost, had just left the Sunday before after being there 10 days. We drove to Oklahoma City on Monday and stayed until Thursday morning with Mrs. Gerald McCorkle and her children. We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to those who lost loved ones while we were gone. There was so much sickness everywhere but with this beautiful morn- ing, it makes us forget. We are glad to hear that Mrs. Anita Hooton is home from the hospital as is Mrs. Gary Kindler and baby daughter, Krystal Joy. James Thummel and Paul Beam played an instrumental number for the church special at the UM Church Sunday morning. How thankful we are for the young people who share their talents with us. Mr. Leland Frost took Michelle and Becky Burgess to the Good Samaritan Center in Superior Sunday to visit Mr. Charles Frost. The Claude Frosts and Jacque visited Miss Mollie Jones there and also visited Charles Frost. Mrs. Micky Pietela return- ed to her home in Texas Sunday after spending 3 weeks at the Gary Kindler home, helping care for Tif- fany, Joshua and Zachery while Mrs. Kindler was in Kansas City with Krystal Joy. They came home Friday. Miss Cindy Corrick of Beloit and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Wiehl, Staci and Stephen of Smith Center were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Corrick. A large crowd attended the' carry-in dinner at the Union Chapel Church Sunday eve- ning and then even more attended the evening ser- vices, beginning the Lenten Services. Rev. Loren Silsby is the speaker. Special music was in charge of Mrs. Gary Shipley. The Silsby Quartet (Earl Silsby, Melvin Silsby, John Beam and Merlin Alex- ander) rendered several num- bers. Teressa Shipley and her father, Mr. Overmiller, sang a duet. The congregational sing- ing was good, too. Rev. Silsby will speak again tonight and Tuesday evening. Persons from Lebanon, Esbon, North- branch, Guide Rock and Dis- patch were there. Miss Linda Marihugh, daughter of the Edgar Mari- hughs, is leaving for Dallas today by airline on an all- expense paid trip by the First National Bank of Dallas for a personal interview at the bank. Linda will graduate in May. There have been several changes in our postal service IffDEPEIfDEflT BAffK LIKE TO DEAL WITH TOP MANAGEMENT Pert Of Owning Anything Is Protecting It WE CAN BE HELPFUL! "SAPP INsuR)kNCE AGENCY, INC. Who doesn'tl And that's the nice thing about do- ing business with a home-owned, home-operated bank. You talk to the folks who can make on the spot decisions.., dedicated only to serving your interests and those of the community. The State Bank OF ESBON Deposits Insured up to $100,000 by F.D.I.C. Established 1900 ~ Esbon, Kansas in Esbon. Quentin Ault has retired as our postmaster and Mrs. John Frost takes his place and Kenneth Dodd will be the assistant. Max Ball retired as our rural carrier and Dwight Frost takes his place. We have been pleased with our mail service in the past and are sure we will continue to have excellent service. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ship- ley made a business trip to Sweetwater, Tex., a week ago. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Shipley drove to JeweU a week ago Thursday and were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Andersen. Mr. and Mrs. Mel- vin Shipley were Sunday vis- itors. We are sorry to learn that Mr. Andersen is not well. Mr, and Mrs. Bruce Corrick spent Saturday afternoon with the Claude Frosts. The Esbon Government Class, under the direction of Mr. Walker, will go to Topeka Tuesday. This is sponsored by the Esbon Lions Club. Mr. Harold Beam, Sr. was honored with a birthday party at the home of his son, Johnny and Thelma, Saturday eve- ning. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Adamson and Becky and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Radford and Ranae of Kansas City, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Beam of Smith Cen- ter, Brenda Beam and Brooke Schmidt of Hays, Brian Beam, Cara Dinkel of Lebanon, Betty and David Fogo of Beloit, Yvette Peroutek, Ed Beam of Hays. Happy birth- day, Harold. Norman Smith returned to his home in Denver Sunday evening after being here to help his father, T. R. Smith, celebrate his birthday on Thursday. Mrs. Leo Manns of Red Cloud spent last Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Reinert. Last Monday evening Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Reinert and Shells spent the evening with Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Reinert and family and helped Amy celebrate her birthday. Refreshments of ice cream and cake were served. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Reinert and Mrs. Bertha Adams of Tipton spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Reinert. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Quy o! Denton are the proud parents of a baby girl, Leslie Nicole. The little miss is a great- granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Love. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cailaway on the arrival of a baby son Friday evening. The mother and baby will come home from the hospital today. Mr. Emmett Callaway at Concordia is seriously ill in the hospital. His son, Don and family, came last week as did his sister, Mrs. Lottie Mc- Cracken of Humiston, Ore. Mrs. McCracken is staying with Mrs. Ila Callaway and the two ladies drive back and forth to the hospital. Mrs. Josephine Frost spent last Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Bennie Reinert. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sanderson of Burr Oak were also callers at the Reinert home. I would like to have all ladies of the United Methodist Church in Esbon to attetld the Ladies Aid meeting on Thurs- day, March 12, at 2 p.m. We have lots of old and new business to attend to and decisions to make. Please come. . @ Ionia Area Mrs. Orlo Van Way Mrs. Sybil Finch was a Monday dinner guest of Mrs. Ruth Van Wey in honor of her birthday. These ladies have been good friends for a num- ber of years and both live alone. I'm sure they had a good dinner and visit. Jim Finch was home from his work in Oklahoma over the Dr. J. M. Andersen OPTOMETRIST OFFICE HOURS: Tuesday 9:00-S:00 120 N. Commercial Mankato, Kansas Phone 378-3220 weekend. Sybil took him to meet the bus Sunday evening' and then spent the evening with Mrs. Nellie Schrotenboer of Cawker. The Ionia UMW sponsored the Tuesday Happenings at the Long Term Center at the Mankato hospital. Five mem- bers, Mrs. Lola Totten, Mrs. Marguerite Miles, Mrs. Paul- ine Simmelink, Mrs. Elsie Railsback and Mrs. Irma Van Wey represented the UMW and furnished entertainment. Mrs. Elsie Railsback and Mrs. Marguerite Miles gave read- ings. Mrs. Lola Torten showed films of some of their trip which they had taken in eastern states, Texas, Colo- rado and some of their own home and her lovely roses. These were shown after the group sang "America the Beautiful" which we all de- clared that America really is beautiful. The group sang several favorite songs with Irma at the piano. We all came home thinking this was an afternoon well spent as the ones attending really acted as though they enjoyed the afternoon so much. The really big news is the wonderful rain that we re- ceived last Tuesday and Tues- day night. It just came so nice -- rained all night and not one bit got away. After the terri- ble dust that we had the past month, the inch of rain was really welcome. Glen Thomas was a Monday evening visitor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kincheloe. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Schlaefii enjoyed supper at the Ingle- boro at Smith Center Friday evening. They were cele- brating Peg's birthday. Mr. Virgil Slate and Mr. Merle Schreuder were the carpenters who did the re- modeling of the south room on the Ionia church. It looks real nice and will be a nice im- provement to our church. Mrs. Elsie Railsback was a pleasant caller at the home of Mrs. Ruth Van Wey last Wed- nesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Bud Zadina and Steve were visitors on Saturday evening. The Ionia UMW will be serving at the Boiler Black Velvet Production Sale on March 19. We would appre- ciate the donations of pies. Thanks. I am sorry that the name of Jennings Borger was omitted from the men who prepared and served the men's and boys' breakfast at the Fellow- ship Hall on February 27. I can only write what was told me and these things are sure to happen. Peggy Colson furnished special music for the worship hour Sunday morning. Marcia Colson was song leader. Brian Cockroft and Alan Van Wey were ushers. It's real nice to have these young folks have part in the worship hour. Mrs. Margaret Rose return- ed to her home last Sunday after having ear surgery at Salina. Margaret enjoyed several visitors during her stay. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Simmelink had visited her Wednesday and Tammy Lee, Ethel Hull and several of her Glen Elder friends. Orlo and I called on the Roses at their home Thursday afternoon. Margaret was glad to get~ home and happy to know her surgery was a success. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rails- back have been helping Helen Colson at the tavern since Arnold entered the hospital. We were glad to know that Arnold was able to come home Friday. Mrs. Karen Moyer and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Simmelink were up to Grand Island last Friday to visit Wendell. They said he was getting along real good after his back surgery. Mr. Harry Moyer, who had been at the Veterans Home, was able to return home with them. Mrs. Goldie Pate and Mrs. Ruby Sutton have visited their brother, Clifton Ault, at the Beloit hospital several times the past week. Orlo and I visited him Thursday after- noon. March 20th is the 68th wedding anniversary of Bert and Lula Alcorn. I'm sure they would enjoy cards from friends and relatives. They are at the Hill Top in Beloit. III _ ,, " & ESBON OIL CO. MOBIL PRODUCTS TANK WAGON SERVICE Phone 725-3683 .... I . L J t I" Congratulations to a wonder- ful couple. The regular meeting of the Just Us Club was held at the home of Lila Baker February 25. Kathy Konzem of Beloit demonstrated aerobic dancing for the group. They are hoping to have enough people interested to commence a dancing class when school takes up in the fall. There is no age limit. Anyone interest- ed should contact Lila Baker. The next meeting will be held in the home of Peggy' Schlaefli March 25. Plans for a garage sale and other business will be discussed. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Leonard and Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Dietz enjoyed dinner at the Sports- man Care Sunday noon. They went on to Beloit and spent the afternoon with the Lynn Dietz family. Jill Frost, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Alcorn, spent the weekend with them. Jill was a visitor at church Sunday morning. Mrs. Wilma Van Wey and daughter, Bobble of Downs, were welcome visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Wilson Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Dietz visited in the following homes in Beloit last Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Denzil Knight, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bartley and Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Dietz. Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Sim- melink visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Rose Sunday afternoon awhile., They went on to Downs and visited Maurice's cousins, Esther and Marie DeBey. Montrose Mrs. Edwin Holdrsn The Montrose Home- makers E.H.U. met Wednes- day, March 4, with a coopera- tive meal for members and husbands at noon. The regu- lar meeting in the afternoon featured a lesson on Garden- ing. The community was shock- ed to learn of the death of Mr. Roy Thomas, 68, at Jewell County Hospital on Friday, March 6. Mr. Thomas had been there for observation and treatment for several days and passed away in his sleep. The community ex- tends : sincere ~sympathy to Mrs. Thomas and all his family. The Thomases oper- ated the cafe and service station in Montrose most suc- cessfully for many years and had retired about a year ago to take things easier. He was an avid gardener and loved the outdoors. Funeral ser- vices were held Monday at 10 a.m. at Montrose United Methodist Church with Rev. George Sills in charge. He was taken to Perrin, Mo., for a service and burial in the Perrin, Mo., Cemetery. Mrs. Jim Eggers, New Port News, Va., arrived Saturday, called here by the death of her stepfather, Mr.. Roy Thomas. She flew to Kansas City where Mrs. Thomas' sister, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Walker, Kansas City, Mo., met her and brought her to Montrose to be with Mrs. Thomas. Janie will accompany her mother home from Mis- souri to spend a few days before returning home. Mr. and Mrs, Melvin Boyer and Mrs. Mary ~Iane Isaacson w.ere Thursday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Verne Demp- sey. Miss Katie Harper cele- brated her 8th birthday Sat- urday afternoon by taking several little girls from the second grade at Mankato USD 278 to a skating party in Superior. The group had a wonderful time. Mrs. Lucy Bledsoe, Beloit, called to see Mrs. Agnes Cusic Thursday afternoon. Mrs. George Balch returned to her home in Woodward, Okla., on ~rhursday after spending some time here with her husband and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Balch. Miss Ethyl Dempsey was a Sunday afternoon guest of Mrs. Cecile Gardner. Mrs. Maxine Dempsey at- tended a surprise coffee for Mrs. Nelva Boyer at their new home Friday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Walt Holdren and girls and Mr, and Mrs. David Wilcox and daughters, Jewell, were to see Mr. and Holdren and Jacobs. Mrs. Jane J~ Roger, Jewell, callers and Mr. and Hodgins, Belleville ning guests. Mrs. Ila Wh spent Sunday ing Mrs. Icel Hae Mr. Hallie Moser is now a resident County Hospital, kato, following months at Good Center in Su is happy to be closerl and friends and will stop to visit. Mrs. Lulu Jacobs word that her ,Paul Sheahan, Ft. Colo., had un( serious surgery at Valley Hospital, Ft. on Monday morning. there were correct a lem caused pressure. Paul surgery well and the team was most is the son of Mr. Bernard Sheahan, Ft. and cuperates Mr. grandfather once and Mrs. Dale kato, are parents born February 28 at County Hospital, He has two brothers come him home. ents are Mr. and Murray and Mr. Rex Freeman. Mrs, Means, Jewell, grandmother. Village Geergene We forgot to week that Ranae and visited with Grandma Hillman at Friday. Monday we went kato to have worked on. She's a time with them. Tuesday it was day so we called " Wednesday it was s ing but made a kate anyway. En to Mrs. Charlie Lov,e Terry Freeman"~ Judy Wednesday. Newell Bossen Rokes of Haddam Friday. I was so them. Kenneth and sto ago Ranae and see t Shelli stayed with Wright Friday Annete stayed Saturday night. Sunday Ranae ping at Hastings with and Kenneth Dodd Ault. She reported great time. Aunt Ruby sat with Dustin Sunday. David and Ranae Cliff SaturdaZ We went to day afternoon for. shot. I Renita, Shelli and to Comptons' Sunday noon for a few KRISTAL JOY Tiffany, Joshua and would like to birth of their new Kristal Joy, at 5:45 a.m. Sh, pounds 7 ounces inches long. Proud are Gary and Kris Esbon. Grand and Mrs. Harry Esbon and Mickey Dallas, Tex. ents are Mr. and Mrs. Kopperud of Minn., and Emma Esbon. WITH A CHECK.UP Herd Health Successful livestock producers have to be gent, progressive businessmen. The Implementation of preventive medicine grams can greatly increase profitability. More portanca should be placed on starting with a has animal and keeping it healthy. Contact the Esbon Veterinary Clinic or your veterinarian to discuss your special productlo~ lams.