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Formoso council orders unk,car removal !~e of the City of Formoso Gov- ~mg Body voted recently to attempt ,. have untagged and unoperational vehicles on city property removed. The clerk was instructed to notify residents with such vehicles to remove them from city property. Present for the March 6 meeting were Vickie Stafford, mayor; Lavernia Peters, Dorothy Sjolander, Ben Free, Robert Grimm and Dean Cline, coun- cil members; and Elaine Watson, clerk. Routine business was conducted. Robert Todd withdrew his request for a long term lease. The two bids received for repair of the native rock water building were opened and both were rejected because they were above funds allotted for the project. Nelson Restorations and Beckman Construction and Masonry had submitted bids. Nelson and Beckman had submitted a bid for re- moval of the old museum building and it was rejected for the same reason. Robert McFarlane declined to ac- cept the position of housing board ad- ministrator. Rick Hudson resigned as public officer. Stafford appointed Hudson as housing board administra- tor and the council approved. Robert Roush informed the council Parents as Teachers By Amanda Anderson Outdoor play It's worth the effort to get your child outside to play every day during the winter, even if it's only for a brief time. There's a sense of freedom and relaxation in outdoor play. Children can run and shout and play hard, test- ing their strength in a way that's diffi- cult to do indoors. Indoor Play If you have a frosted window, take a toothpick and logether etch a design in the frost. Then take a close up photo of the design. Taking the photo will preserve the fun you shared with your child. of progress on the firehouse. The state has inspected the old city well, which is in compliance. However, the meter is not in compliance. A tornado siren check will be con- ducted on the first Monday of the month after the fire whistle check beginning in April, barring bad weather. The tornado siren is a steady blast. The fire whistle is a series of five hi-lo-hi-lo. Peters moved to sign the Kansas DOT railroad safety program papers and it was approved. Resolution 1-03 declaring Formoso a PRIDE commu- nity for 2003 was approved. The party is over and clean-up begins at the Randall Lions Club Pancake Day Saturday. Helping with the event were (fiom left) Don and Shirley Bigham, Gary Cash and Junior Wilson (partially hidden). Kelly addresses Burr Oak chamber meeting Visitors of Gene and Marje Johnson "I believe in kids. 1 believe in the right of every child to have a good education," said Ron Kelley, superin- tendent at USD 279, when he addressed the audience at the Jewell Chantber meeting March 10. Kelley said that in Iris seven years at Jewell, he has found it a terrific place to work and live. He praised JeffTravis as the best principal in his tenure here. He praised the staff, as this is the third year in a row they have not asked for a raise in their dedication to keeping this school open during tough financial times. He had high praise for the Cham- ber, city council and civic groups work- ing together. Good leadership is needed ill our schools and that is not seen every- where, Kelley said. Finances are a real problem to public education; March payment from the state has been de- layed until this week. However, USD 279 is in good shape financially ;:tnd the staff will be paid, Kelley said. The board of education has mall- aged the money well and have used II I I would appreciate your vote and support in the upcoming Mankato USD No. 278 resourceful funding through exchange students and programs with Russia. Travis is working with non-tradi- tional students to aid them in complet- ing their high school education and n~re students are enrolled ill voca- tional education. All of these pro- grams bring more dollars to the dis- trict, Kelley reported. "This district usually has 100 per- cent graduation, while larger schools have a lower ratio," he said. The laptop computers for every student in high school will aid the students' successes in higher education. George Staten, who was present, was recognized for his work in broad- casting and other technology. The state is contemplating an in- terim study on school unification at a cost of $50 to $60,000. Results may never be used. Shirley Varney, vice president, con- dueled the chamber meeting. Allene Spichnan won the door prize. Easter egg hunt plans are near completion. Deb Bohnert is chairman. Permission" was granted by the school to use some of their land for the hunt, since the park is being renovated. Gemstone 4-H may assist as a community project. Movie night for the kids was tenta- tively set for March 29. Jewell Christian Church catered the slnokcd pork chop meal. Tables were decorated for St. Patrick's day. Serv- were Lyle Reece, Mankato, and Harold Francis and Marcella est. Paul and Kathy Chapman, Claire and Peter, Wichita, were guests of Winnie McNichols. Mary and Lewis Ohmstede, Guide Rock, called on Fern Harris. Mike and Sonya Harris were in Colorado a few days. Viola Crane's niece, Judy, visited her a few days on her way from South Dakota to her home in Mississippi. There will be a Community Singspiration March 23 at the Olive Hill Church. Betty and Harold Brown were in Hays to hear their grandson, Kyle, sing with the Fort Hays Singers in a con- cert. Eleanor Calahan is staying with Alice and Dave Belden. Alice takes her toMankatoevery week for therapy. Wylie Knight is a patient in the hospital in Omaha where they did sur- gery on his leg. His family was with him. Geneva Garman is a patient in the hospital in Hastings. Mary Ann Foley, Salida, Colo., came to be with her mother. Gary and Johnny were also with her for the surgery. Kathleen Jeffery spent the week- end in Salina and Manhattan with fam- ily members. Viola Crane and her niece called on Hazel Korb. Relay for Life set for June 13 June 14 is the date set for the second The American Cancer Relay For Life in Mankato. The event is at the Mankato High School Track and the committee is presently seeking volunteers from all of Jewell County to help make this project as successful as last year's first annual Relay For Life. The money raised last year and this year will be used to support the Ameri- can Cancer Society' s lifesaving cancer research, prevention and early detec- tion education programs, advocacy effort and services for cancer patients. The Relay For Life is a fun-filled, overnight event that mobilizes com- munities throughout the country to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones and raise money for the fight against cancer. Teams gather with tents and sleeping bags to participate in the largest fund-raising walk in the nation. Relay For Life volunteer Audrea Berry said, "If you were able to attend last year's event, you know how the community pulled together to make it so successful. If not, put it on your calendar for this year. You won't want to miss the entertainment, the Survivor Walk, the beautiful luminaries, the great food and fellowship." Teams for this year's event are needed. Churches, schools, fire de- partments, police departments, hospi- tals, teens, businesses, civic groups or just groups of family and friends are encouraged to form a team to assist II Schoolboard election, Tuesday, April 1 as a write-in candidate. Tracy Walker This political ad paid for by Tracy Walker ers wore green hats and the salad was shamrock-shaped. Mankato Weather Bill Wood, observer Monday, March 10 37 18 Tuesday, March 11 63 13 Wednesday, March 12 55 28 Thursday, March 13 60 28 Friday, March 14 80 29 Saturday, March 15 ..... 82 36 Sunday, March 16 .i,~ 78 44 Monday, March 17 73 44 Moisture lor week .59 rain. We will sell the tollowing property at the farm located 5 miles South. 2 miles West and Lq mile South of Byron, Nebr. or I mile East and I/4 mile South of Republic. Kans. on: SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2003 Auction begins at 10:00 A.M. sharp LUNCH: On Grounds ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES 1961 Oliver self propelled #25 combine w/12ft, header, shedded, one owner, slick & runs good: 1951 John Deere "A" tractor w/rott-a- rnatic, good tires, shedded, one owner, real good; pr. of steel machinery wheels; 2 row Deere 8, Mansur planter; 2 - DeLaval cream separators; crocks i.e.: 2 gallon; 3 - 1 gal., 1 -10 gal. & 3 - 5 gal. Western Stoneware, 5 & 10 gal. Red Wing, 4 gal. Black Leaf, I gal. jug & 2 gal. Salt Glaze; tg. 2 & 5 gal. clear glass jugs; Marlin #18 hex barrel, 22 cal. short pump action rifle; 2 - well pumps; hay knives; IHC toot box; traps; blow torch; chicken feeders & nests; glass chicken waterers: forge; Ig. cast iron kettle; Rex riveter; 2 egg cases; copper boiler; real old miter saw; OLD TOYS: i.e.: IHC trailer, rake, Oliver tractor w/loader, J.D. plow, spreader, dump truck, boat, dump trailer, old car, all tin & pot metal; rubber car; cap pistols; lever action car; farm animals; doll carriage; Marx Bros. Elec. train, complete w/transformer, engine, 5 cars & track; WWlt era jeep; assort, child's water cans & pails; tin dolt house; tin Sky View Parking Garage; German game; assort, of toys; Ingraham mantle clock; German postal scale; Regina Germany grater; egg scale; wicker baby carriage; Early 1900'sAustrlan parasol in very good condition; treadle sewing machine; lantern; 2 - kerosene lamps; Lipton's Tea can; 7 - Velvet tobacco cans; cream can; tin cake carrier; Dazey #60 churn w/elec, motor; cast skillet; Griswold griddle; Griswold lamb & rabbit cake molds; Scotty dog pencil holder; iron book ends; smoke stands; granite pcs. i.e.: roaster, canner & pans; Ne~i pop bottle; wood spoon & assort, of old utensils; 5 - 1940 school books; 2 - straight edge razors: shaving cup; wash tubs & stand; old kitchen cabinet; steamer trunk; scale w/wts.; ice skates; vases i.e.: 20 - McCoy vases, good; all colors & shapes; McCoy cookie jar Strawberry design; Niloak; Hull- L-1-51/2" & L-12-101/2"; Weller painted 8" vase; Shawnee #485, 533, 494 & Wishing Well; Coronet #210 & 203; USA #809; Fire king vase; assort, of other vases; 1/2 & 1 bu. Baskets; 80cc. Japan figurines; pictures; assort, of Japan figurines; assort, of bird & figurals; Fire king plates, bowls & saucers; green Depression measure cup & 2 bowls; assort, of salt & peppers; 8 refrigerator dishes; Bavaria cup & saucer; white spice rack; assort, of jars & bottles colored & etc.; mini, lamp; Pluto water jug; Egg Shell Georgian 12 plc. Set of dishes; Knowles platters & assort, of pcs.; Ig. assort, of cook books & recipes; assort, of pressed glassware & other collectible items; 1930's 3 pc. wood bedroom set w/poster bed; gate leg drop leaf table; set of 6 chairs; buffet; chrome dinette set w/4 chairs, red & white; assort, of costume jewelry, some old pins, 5 or six com- mon hat pins; very large assort, of nice fancy work, embroidery, tea towels, pillow cases, crochet, apron & etc.; HOUSEHOLD & TOOLS Whirlpool 18 cu. ft. upright deep freeze; Whirlpool 18 cu. ft. chest deep freeze: kerosene heater; portable Singer sewing machine #3207; White sewing machine in cabinet; 2 - baby beds; iron bed; dresser w/mirror; microwave cart; elec. heater; canister vacc.; Kirby Generation III sweeper w/attachments; lamp table; 3 pc. blonde bedroom set; magazine rack; folding chairs; metal shelf;, Ohsooold counter top refrigerator; bookcase; clock; Tudor plate 12 plc. Set of silverware; lamps; picture frames; 2 ash tray stands; coffee maker; toaster; blender; tea kettle; Presto canner; deep fat fryer; canister set; thermos's; skillets; casseroles; cream & sugars; pots & pans; cake pans; waffle iron; assort, pressed glassware; good assort of kitchen & cooking utensils; assort, sewing items; assort, bedding; TOOLS: Craftsman saber saw; Craftsman tap & die set; ext. cords; pipe wrench; portable air compressor; jumper cables; hammers; block & tackle; saws; shovels; sprayer; Buzz O Matic; 2 - post drill & bits; endless belt; elec. motors; assort, of other tools & misc.; 28" set of tractor chains; 300 gal. fuel barrel w/stand; Snapper push lawn mower; rote tiller; portable air compressor; old pickup hoist, complete; JEWELL COUNTY, KANSAS PASTURE LAND AUCTION THE FOLLOWING SURPLUS ITEMS WILL BE SOLD FOR DAN HOBELMANN PH: 785-35/-4403and wil/ sell @ at~amx. 1:00 P.M.: 1988 J.D. 7720 Titan II dsl. combine w/cab & air, Dial A Matic 24 ft. header, bin ext., air flow chaffer & spreader, chopper, adj. fan . from cab, 2,4,94 act: hrs., field ready & shedded; 1982 J.D. 7720 Turbo dsL combine, hydro cab & air, H.D. rear axle, chopper, Dickey John grain loss monitor, hill side divider, adj. fan speed, 24fL #224 header, field ready, one owner, shedded, 3,744 act. hrs.; J.D. #643, 6 row corn head, 34" rows, ear saver, new deck plate, good; 15ft. "v" plow, 3 blades; Ford Industrial 4 cyL propane irrig, engine, complete w/switches & clutch; Ford 300 propane irrig. Engine w/switches & clutches; pickup tool box; 3 pt. wire winder; pto Seed Easy; 2 - 12 volt drill fill augers; hand gas pump; 2 air bubbles; shock pickup hitch; small assort, of other misc.; TERMS: Cash or ck. w/proper ID Bronson Golf & Show ackoqes ;i DOROTHY HOOPS ESTATE - ss,,sRs Auction conducted by: LARRY LAGASSE AUCTION & REAL ESTATE Concordia, Kan. Web site: www.llagasseauction-re.com ~ E-maih llagasse@llagasseauction-re.com Auctioneers: Larry Lagasse, 785-243-3270 Joe Odette 785-243-4416 Josh Frasier, Salina~.,..and Skylar Frasier, Lawrence, are hon~L'~n spring break. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Ord and sons, Maywood, Neb., were weekend guests of Cliff and Glenny Barnes. Cheryl and Morris Hillman joined them for dinner Saturday. David and Tammy Barnes and family, Red Cloud, were afternoon callers. Cliff aqd Qlgpny took Edna Fogo to SaIqna~ for her doctor s appointment. Marilyn Jef~ry and Myrtle Bran- don visited Vivian Reed. Mrs. Henry McCorkle, a resident in the nursing home Beloit, had hip sur- gery in Salina. Henry and son Ardean, Texas, were with her. with the goal of raising money to help those with cancer and to further re- search in cancer prevention and treat- ment. Join the fight by participating on the planning committee, forming a team, becoming a team captain, help- ing to coordinate events, planning en- tertainment, donating refreshments and prizes. The Relay For Life committee met March 10 to coordinate plans for the upcoming event. The next meeting is April 7 with team captains. If anyone is interested in volunteering in any capacity please contact either Karen Figgins, 785-378-3875, or Tami Kimminau, 785-378-3662. I would appreciate your vote and support as a write-in candidate for the AT LARGE POSITION in the Upcoming Jewell USD 279 School Board Election on Tuesday, April 1 (This ad paid for by Robie Smith) We will offer for sale to the highest bidder at public auclton the Ioaow~g descdl)~l fawn at Ihe Weber Church basement in WelYoer, Ken. beginnIng at h30 p.m, on: Wednesday, April 23 LOCATIO N: From the stop light in Superior, Nob.: Two miles south on Webber Road, one mile east, one mile south and 114 mile weal on the south elde. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This farm cellists of approximately 160 acres of good pasture with good fence, mostly new five wire fence end the balance In four wire fence, Has corral and watered with two ponds, has well with submersible pump with electrical hookup, south 80 acres was sprayed with tordow. Excellent location, just 1/4 mile off of hard surface road. Close to Lovewoll Lake, good area for deer and turkey hunting. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: W 1/2, NE 1/4, and NE 114; NW 114 and NW 114, SE 1/4 of Section 13, T-l-S, R-7-W of the 6th P.M, in Jewell County, Kansas. TAXES: The 2002 and all pdor year taxes to be paid by seller. 2003 and subsequent years to be paid by buyer. 2002 taxes were $358.36. POSSESSION: Immediate day of sale with down payment and signing of purchase agreement. TERMS: 25 % down day of sale, balance clue upon delivery of warranty deed and marketable title on or about May 23, 2003. If Title Insurance Is used the cost will be equally divided between the buyer and the seller. All anno~rmemsnts day of sale takeptaeede~e over printed adve~i~eg. M lleensee= of Mikkelsen Real Estate and Auction are aeUng as scum's agent. All flgl~es were d~ from government agencies and court house n~ords, howewt we do n~ gulranWe accuracy, one should seek out your o~m information. Jane Tipton Owner s=" " "'Mikkelsen Real Estate & Auction e Gale Mikkelsen, Real Estate Broker, Auctioneer and Appraiser PO eox 184, Superior, NE 68978 Phone 402-879-4464 * E-mail: mr44608@alltel.net .- Website: mikkel~n-malestate-auctioas.com Choose from 40 Shows Call to customizo~ur trip 1-888-(]00-5577 www.KenlchlUMnn.com 3 Do~s2Hk~hts 30~S2141ghle 2Showlld~ 4PaundldOol ~ zP~b m o~ewm Thursday, March 20, 2003 JEWELL COUNTY RECORDi Fulmer resigns as The resignation of Jewell County Sheriff's Deputy Shane Fulmer was reported to Jewell County Commis- sioners by Kim Ost, sheriff, at Monday's meeting. In other business, Jim Vaughan, solid waste director, reported he had received a permit renewal for HHW, due May 13. This is the year to test water wells at the county landfill. Vaughan found after checking the sites that there was no water. He willattend a Recycle and Compost Works school in Winfield. This will recertify him for HHW. Shannon Meier, EMS director, dis- cussed HIPPA. He presented the com- missioners with a copy of a Notice of Privacy which will be given to all pa- tients, and he also showed acopy of his EMS Policy and sample forms for HIPPA. The commissioners are look- ing into appointing a privacy officer for HIPPA. Judge John Bingham met with com- missioners. Langer called Everett Jacobs of Pawnee Mental Health and left a message that Jewell County is in favor of the proposed amendment to the bylaws. Jewell By Roberta Holdren Senior Citizens meet Friday at noon, Bring a covered dish and join the group. Carole Thompson, Broken Arrow, Okla., and Iris Ozmun, Topeka, vis- ited their mother, Lucile Ozmun. A group from Jewell attended the baby shower for Karen Crockroft at Ionia. Doris Abram and Dorothy Borger called on Ilene Alcorn. Chuck and Tracy Decker and fam- ily, Smith Center, visited Sunday at the home of Joann Deckc.. A bridal shower for Holly Kadel was held on Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Richard and Opal Brandon made their weekly visit to Irene Goff and Ronnie Russell in Beloit. Jack and Jeanine Seamans hosted a dinner for Dennis and Coni Grennan, Columbus, Neb.; Greg, Jenile and Tyler Turke, Wood River, Neb.; George and Mary Seamans, Lincoln, Neb.; Philip and Joshua Seamans, Omaha, Neb.; Joe and Nel Burnham, Ed Seamans Bill Vering, all of Jewell. Charlotte Hansen recently accom- panied her daughter, Arlene, to Wichita where her daughter attended a master' s class while Charlotte shopped. The Doris Slate Greene's family planned and carried out a surprise party for her 70th birthday. The fam- ily ate supper at Mankato and returned to Jewell Community Center where friends and relatiVe's were gathered for the surprise. ~. Mandy Hollaway, Oklahoma, vis- ited her grandparents, Steve and Karen Mclntyre. Glora Heel is visiting Don and Mar- guerite Knoble, Maplewood, Minn. The Knobles celebrated their 50th wed- ding anniversary this week end. Gerald and Marie McAtee attended areunion at Mankato with friends who recently celebrated their birthdays. The Old Jewell Firestation was tom down this weekend as was the former Judy Burchett home on Broad- way. Jewell oldtimers will remember that house as the Gladys Dalrymple home. John Cyr, NCRPC, was to request information on formation form. The agreed to sign this form. Langer signed the ment which had been March 10, 2003. Jim Foster, general su discussed road and bridge Gall Bartley, noxious tor, discussed his contract been reviewed by the Bartley was offered a year contract. Kim Ost invil to attend a meeting March 19 Buffalo recording system for 911 radio traffic. Commissioners in Frank Langer, Stanley Doyle Alcorn. Sand county clerk, was also present. "The empty nest" was the presented by Deanna Sweat agent, when Esbon recently with eight members Roll call was to tell somethin Wanda Thummel, sided. Events announo ell County Health Fair April 3 Guess what was won by Atwood. Mable Marihugh was ess. Dispatch Annual Day of Prayer was 12. Passage was Psalm 2. "The Prerequisite For Peace". Greeters Sunday were Sherri, Christopher and Passage Sunday morning Philippians 4:10-20. Theme Want". Passage Sunday evenin John 135-42. Theme was and Philip: Quick to Share". Stephanie Draayer had children's message Sunday The choir sang Sunday Helen Walter, Downs, Brink, Grand Rapids, Mich., church visitors Sunday Legion, have annual The annual potluck supper Jewell American Legion Post. and Auxiliary was March 12 ebrate the anniversar~ lion of the Post. the Legion meeting. plications have been gtven to and Mankato High. tries is April 1. be given to seniors at each The Auxiliary meeting ducted by Fawna Barrett Onecan was selected and four $100 ships were approved. Two given the Jewell High seniors to Mankato High seniors. tions may be obtained from the: counselor. Deadline 1. Two baby quilts had pleted for Heartbeat Pre ter, Beloit. Several lap completed for veterans. Gifts lowed in memory of Nella and Isabel Stoeber to be respective church women Lynell Sheahan will be April 9. WHEN INDEPENDENCE Is YOUR I/siRing and standing is a challenge, a little lift ,,.s550 b'tarting FEATURING: M/~- ,~.~ Fullpower lift and recline ~*~ Great siring comfort and relaxation Simple hand held control for Comes with side The Reliance 2500 Series son. Applicants must be 18 years of age or Interested applicants can obtain an application at City Office 202 E. Jefferson Mankato, Kan., 66956 Completed applications need to be returned to same address by no later than Monday, April 7. information contact the City Office, CASH SETTLE! Are Bein Aworded Bayer Pharmaceutical pulled Baycol (also called cerivastatin) from the and it is now linked to at least 100 deaths. FDA physicians Baycol to a rare muscle condition which destroys muscle tissue it into the bloodstream. If you or a loved one have taken Baycol" and contact James E. 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