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prop ..... By McDfll l oydr The vrovosal of the gan administration to limit the amount of loans and grants to $4,000 per year has led to loud outcries the poor will be denied access to a college education. Families with incomes of more than $32,500 per year, would also participate in the cost of sending students to college. It would appear that $4,000 per year should be sufficient for a education at most public colleges and universities. If it no one ever got hurt by doing a little outside work while for a degree. Admission to some private schools, with tutition getting up into the $15,000 range, would be difficult, but it always has been, for most students. There is nothing new about that, and the taxpayers Should not be forced to pay such costs; They are having trouble enough already. And there is an alternative. The Navy, the Air Force and the Army, have lucrative grants available for qualified applicants. Even the Army and Air National Guard has a program with benefits of up to $5,040 available. To earn the benefit, the student must join the National Guard, but those who are hard pressed to finance an education do have an alternative. An educational opportunity requiring a little old fashioned effort the part of the student, is probably worth more than one which Can be obtained more easily. As the Polish papa told his son: "You can't expect an egg in your every morning." The Editor's Notes by Mary D. Boyd rthanks to Connie Ford, the TV set and VCR for the the County Treasur- for bringing the news items to the l office last week. Nor- Formoso post- who usually brings is at home with a ankle bone. MDB appreciated the per- of "The Last Sup- by the United Rev. Thad of the Christian who played the part Iscariot. The fine was David Warne. Rightmeier portrayed Dauner, John, the twelve apostles, the story of the room' in the Bible. part were Dale Peter; Gene Meeker, Walter Camp- Boyd Silsby, the Burt Warne, Bob Switzer, Simon Jim Rehmert, An- Russell Lango, Mat- ]~rad Ost, the other not Iscariot and Dale Thomas. Fredrica ably directed the and Scott Neilson the dress rehear- that it could be shown at the Senior Don Koester brought Uy: MIIIicent Word is a lamp unto and a light unto my 119:105. is the Indian's of the 23rd Psalm: Father above is Chief. I am His Him I want not. out to me a rope name of the rope is i and He draws me to grass is green and is pure, and I eat down satisfied. my heart is very falls down, but He again, and draws me good road. Ills hand is it may be very longer, it may long time, He will ~into a place between It is dark there, ~ot draw back, I'll not For it is there the mountains that ~herd Chief will meet the hunger I have felt all through this satisfied. He makes the into a whip, but He gives me a on. He spreads a me with all kinds Ire puts His hand head and all the gone. My cup He fills over. I'tell is true, I lie not. that 'away ahead' With me through this afterwards I will go the 'Big Tepee,' and the Chief Shep- showing.We appreciated Molly Kinsey, high school senior, who played a piano prelude at the church the night of the performance, while we were waiting in the dim light for the actors to take their places in the sanctuary. Afterwards there was a communion ser- vice for the congregation. MDB Thanks to Brenda Enyeart, who stopped to help me pick up the trash the wind was scattering, after blowing the top off the trash container in my back yard last Thursday morning. I'm sorry some of it blew in the neighbors, yards but if Brenda hadn't helped me there.w0j.~' have been more blown away. MDB Saturday morning I visited the Cadette Scout car wash and bake sale at Lloyd's Standard station where the girls did an excellent job on my car inside and out. They were Judy Wagner, Mindy Lynch, Tracy Heskett, Shel- ley Hanson and Wendy Pum- arlo. Their leaders, Pare Wagner and Vonda Pumarlo had charge of the table~ of goodies, cakes, pies, cookies, etc., inside the station. I had to buy some to take to my grandchildren at Hill City, where I was going to spend Easter at the home of my son, Bob. MDB Easter Sunday dawned bright at the sunrise service at the Hill City Memorial Garden with Rev. John Mar- tyn, Jr. of the Graham County United Methodist Parish of- ficiating. We attended the breakfast prepared by the men at the church afterwards, then the beautiful Easter service with Rev. Ralph Jones, the Parish Director bringing the message "He is Risen". The choir, with Jim and Steve Logback and Diane Boyd members and directed by Warren and Bey Stafford, had special music. Other mem- bers of the family attending the service were Bob, Valerie, Suzie, Robyn and Kristin Boyd, Francesand Lydia Log- back. After a lovely dinner Diane video-taped the Easter egg hunt in their spacious back yard and patio, t'hose hiding the eggs and also the younger ones who hunted. Later she showed the taped cassette on TV with a re-run of Lydia's performance at the Miss Man- hattan-K-State pageant which she had taped the week be- forel MDB The daffodils in many Man- kato yards have been especi- ally pretty this spring. I even had a few. Now the early tulips are starting to bloom. The only Japanese Magnolias in town that I know of, in Arch Weaverling and Ralph and Eva Waugh's back yards, are in full bloom and beautiful. MDB LIBRARY NEWS We receive a weekly maga- zine on antiques and collec- tions. We also have several books on antique glass and pictures. We receive the Smithsonian magazine, which is very in- teresting and informative. Come in and browse around, the library has lots of inter- esting reading. NORTON VALLEY HOPE ALKATHON The 18th annual Norton Valley Hope Alkathon will draw several hundred recov- ering alcoholics and drug ad- dicts to Norton for a day of fellowship. Almost 500 per- sons including families and friends attended last year's Alkathon. This year's pro- gram is scheduled for Satur- day, April 27, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The theme for the Alkathon is "Go For Itr'. According to program director Kenneth C. Gregoire, "The theme of 'Go For It' reflects the enthusiasm that recovering alcoholics and addicts express toward the attainment of sobriety and serenity." Gregoire went on to say, "Getting sober is one thing, but staying sober and straight takes something else. It takes an active interest in changing one's life for the better." The day's activities will in- clude musical entertainment, fascinating speakers and spe- cial guests and several sur- prises. The Norton Valley Hope Alcoholism and Drug Treat- ment Center in Norton has treated over 12,000 patients and thousands of family mem- bers since its founding in 1967. The Norton facility is one of 5 inpatient centers and 3' out- patient offices located in Kan- sas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Missouri. For more information con- tact: Thomas W. Nichol, Com- munity Relations Representa- tive, Norton Valley Hope, BOx 510, Norton, Kansas 67654, 913-877-5101. Norma Thomas had the misfortune to slip on the ice while visiting at the home of her daughter, Judy and Les Bruntz at Oxford, Nebr., breaking an ankle bone. She is home with a cast on her leg up to the knee and hopes to be able to go back to work soon at the Formoso Post Office. Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Judy were guests at a dinner Mon- day, April 1 at the home of their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Harper, Katie and Pat- rick, in honor of Patrick's fifth birthday. Easter guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Waugh were their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Waugh, Mike, Jenifer, Erin, Gina and Tracy of Topeka. Rollin Jensen has purchased the Ron Simon house at 309 S. Center. Arbor Day is scheduled for April 20, 1985 at 10:00 a.m. at the City Park pavillion south of the pool. In case of bad weather it will be held in the basement of the City Library. The agenda for Arbor Day will be as follows: Invocation, Pastor Carroll Everist, The Wesleyan Church; Welcome, Richard Diamond, Mayor; Address, Rev. Thaddeus J. Hinkle, Mankato Christian Church; and Singing, America the Beautiful, Carroll Everist. TREE BOARD MEETS The Mankato Tree Board met at the SCS office, Mon- day, April 8 at 4:00 to make final plans for Arbor Day, April 20 at 10:00 at the City Park. Members of the City Tree Board are Carl Westin, Chair- man, Walter Campbell, Sarah Badger, Terri Melby and John Piskac. John Piskac brought up that the Tree Guide was almost ready for publication. The guide is adapted to our area with suggested trees and pro- per planting procedure. It will be available soon. The Man- kato Tree Board is extending an open invitation to the Belleville Tree Board to at- tend our Arbor Day. Congra- tulations to the Belleville Tree Board. This is their first year to be a Tree City. A special thank you goes to Mrs. Alice Kinsey for serving on the Tree Board for the past 7 years. KARl FETROW Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Tyler proudly announce the arrival of their first great grandchild, Karl Fetrow, born on Mrs. Tyler's birthday, Mar. 26, weighing 7 pounds 8 ounces. She is the first born of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Fetrew, Mountlake Terrace, Wash. The proud grandparents are Bill and Marilyn Fetrow of Mountlake Terrace, Wash. LAST CHANCE Musk Thistle, the most pro- lific noxious weed in Kansas can be effectively controlled by chemical treatment in the rosette stage. Most musk thistle plants bolt after May 1, therefore, the month of April is the last chance you have to successfully spray this weed. There are several chemicals approved by the Kansas State Board of Agriculture to con- trol musk thistle and each will kill almost 100% of the grow- ing weeds if applied at the recommended time and rate. None of these chemicals will do a satisfactory job if the plants are bolted or sending up their seed stalk. In the past several years, the month of April has been windy and rainy and only a few days have been favorable for spraying. Consequently, thistles were sprayed too late and many went to seed. If only 50/0 of the thistle crop goes to seed, one may expect the same infestation the fol- lowing year. Fall spraying has advantages in that it gives the landowner more time to treat and he usually has better weather conditions. It is the desire of every county director that anyone who plans to treat this spring get their chemical now and be prepared to spray on the first favorable day. ,esu April 2, 1985, the following were elected to the various postiions as shown: Burr Oak: Mayor, Mike Harris; Councilman: Marvin J. Boyles, Philip D, Cleveland; Robert E. Garman, Robert W. Johnson, and John Tucker. Esbon: Mayor, Dale Under- wood; Councilman: Ray Grif- fith, Eldon Pate, Jim Love, Irma Fogo and Bill Burgess. Formoso: Mayor, Virgil G. Mohler; Councilman: Dean L. Cline, Donald Flenflng, Clare Osborne, Vaughn Stafford and Donald Keeler. Jewell: Mayor, Jack W. Seamans; Councilman: Darrell F. Bohnert, Donald Gregg, Wm (Bill) R. Hutchcraft, Richard G. Mahin and John Zimmerman. Mankato: Councilman: James E. Hills, Stanley E. Ozmun and Don R. White. Randall: Mayor, Robert St. John; Councilman:. Theresa M. Baxa, Max E. Burks, Win. BRET EMERY Mr. and Mrs. Bob Emery of Ottawa Ks. are the parents of a son Bret born at the Law- rence Memorial Hospital in Rank, Darrell Bohrends, and Ed McMillan. Webber: Mayor, Glen Bai- ley; Councilman: Clarence Dove, Clarence Behrends, Ron Konvalin, h;an VanMet- er and Dallas (Chuck) Dia- mond. School District #104: Posi- tion #1, Ronald Reed; Position #2, Delilah Pate; Position #3, Gary K. Kindler; Position #4, Beryl Roberson; Position #5, Dennis Garman; Position #6, Michell Harris; At Large, Gary Garman. Seheel District #278: Posi- tion #4, Jerry L. Kinsey; Position #5, Allen L. Smith; Position #6, Benny Free. School District #2"/9: Posi- tion #4, Michael Nulty; Posi- tion #5, Annette Burks; Posi- tion #6, Rodney D. Rose. Wes Moore County Election Officer WOLF CUB SCOUTS Wolf Pack met April 8 at Lippold's. They made wrap- ping paper and wrapped our gifts. -Cub Reporter Lawrence, Ks. on Feb. 10, , 1985. He weighed 9 lbs. 5 oz. He has a brother Brock 7, and a sister, Brooklyn 4, to wel- come horn. His grandparents are Leo and Betty Zadina of Superior and Lindy and Lorraine Em- ery of Lyndon, Ks. Great grandmothers are Elsie Zad- ina of Mankato and Mac Melloth of Superior and Violet Morasic of McCook, Neb. Bret is the 8th great grand- child of Elsie Zadina and the 5th great grandchild of Mac Mellott. TRICIA EILEEN ZADINA Mr. and Mrs. Kralg Zadina announce the birth of a daugh- ter Tricia Eileen born March 19, 1985 at March Air Base in Sunny Mead, California. Tri- cia weighed 8 lb. 11 oz. Her grandparents are Leo and Betty Zadina of Superior, Neb. and. Leo and Janice Rowand of Aurora, Neb. Great-grandparents are El- sie Zadina of Mankato, Ks. and Mac Mellott of Superior, Neb. Edith Decker of Central City, Neb. and Millard and Betty Rewand of Pittom, N.J. Tricia is the 9th great- grandchild of Elise Zadina of Mankato and the 6th great- grandchild of Mac Mellott. Jarad Herbig JEWELL COUNTY NFO Jewell County ~Ot~tl~y NFO meeting w~ be evening at the ~ffalo ~0~ in Mankato with a ch~gh supper. -Ruth Obert, PRC Grace Jenkins returned home recently from a visit with her sisters Agnes and Esther Jenkins in Long Beach, Calif. They are planning to attend a family reunion at the home of their cousin ROy Dunham in Washington, D.C. in the near future. Another sister, Annie Gallon and her husband and children of Gettysburg, PA. will join them and then visit Anne's son David Tuggle and family in Roanoke, VA. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Martin and Allison spent Easter at the home of her parents, Mr. and ]Mrs. Selby Swoard at Goodland, Kans. Dr. Douglas Fair of St. Francis and daughter, Annie, a high.school junior, flew in Saturday to spend Easter Sunday at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Fair. John G. Bahrl Mo., speed- ing, $20 and costs. Douglas W. Hass, Mo., speeding, $10 and costs. John T. Zimmerman, Jewell, speeding, $18 and costs. Culligan Water Condition- ing, Downs, vs. John Dewey, Mankato, small claims, judg- ment against defendant. Jimmy L. Barnes, Clifton, overweight 3000# over 2nd axle, $150, overweight state tag, $10 and costs. Jeffery D. Shelton, Jewell, speeding, $16 and costs. Charles C. Foster, Washing- ton, speeding, $14 and costs. David R. Allison, Riley, speeding, $20 and costs. Jerrid M. Schubert, Chap- man, speeding, $10 and costs. Brenda A. Kruse, Cawker City, speeding, $30 and costs. Ronald E. Higer, Nebr., speeding, $20 and costs. Doran L. Junek, Cuba, speeding, $10 and costs. Linus E. Sarver, Jr., Os- borne, speeding, $14 and costs. Claude G. Studdard, Jewell, insufficient funds check, made restitution and paid court costs, $85. Marriage License 4-2-85: Neal Boyles, Jr., Burr Oak and Sandra Sue West, Cuba. The Register of Deeds of- fice reports 8,863 acres leased to Benchmark Resources Corp. of Evansville, Ind. this week. COMMISSIONER PROCEEDINGS The Jewell County Commis- sioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on April 1, 1985, with all Commissioners and the County Clerk present. The Minutes of the last meeting were read and ap- proved. The minutes of the Board of Equalization were also read and approved. Pete Stevens, Caterpillar representative was in to have papers signed pertaining to delivery of two new motor graders. Don Modlin was in stating he had hired a man for sum- mer work. A contract 'was signed with the state to spray road sides. The payroll and bills for the month of March were approv- ed and paid: General $33,793.66 Road & Bridge 156,946.69 Noxious Weed 4,744.20 Ambulance 3,346.00 Appraiser 4,222.26 Health 3,827.82 Solid Waste 1,100.69 Election 1,839.41 John Ross moved and Gene Barrett seconded that Wes Moore be added to the author- ization to purchase surplus equipment and present list be updated. Aaron Murray was in and submitted a bid for auction services. Arden Ost was in and sub- mitted a bid for auction ser- vices. Joe Gittlein, Auditor for the County was in explaining ac- counting procedures of the Register of Deeds. Warren Hardin, County Engineer explained culvert bids. Merl Francis, Representa- tive for Big R Manufacturing was in with Warren Hardin, explaining culvert bids. Aaron Murray was hired as auctioneer for the County Surplus Sale on May 4, 1985. As there was no further business the meeting was ad- journed. Easter guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Hughes were Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Chambers, Shannon, Kathi, Shawn and Angola Duvall and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hancock, Todd, David and Scott of Hastings and Mrs. Jim Holt of Guide Rock, Nebr. Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Malinow- sky and Austin Keith of Oklahoma City, Okla. spent Easter at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Keith H~stead. Hospital News LTC NEWS AND EVENTS. Rev. Duane Hoist was guest speaker March 31 at 2 p.m. for Church services. Each resi- dent that attended received a palm branch. Our sympathy goes out to the families of Media Whitley in the loss of a loved one. The Jr. Clio Club sponsored the Easter egg hunt held in the activity room April 2 for Tuesday Happenings. Thanks to all mothers, grandmothers, and baby sitters for bringing so many little ones out to our Easter Egg Hunt. Great fun was had by all. Wednesday Bible Study Group was held by Marcia Stouffer. Rev. Thad Hinkle helped with the music and memorial service for Media Whitely Wednesday afternoon. The U.M. Jr. Choir sang Easter hymns for the resi- dents Thursday afteroon at 4 p.m. Bingo was played Thurs- day afternoon. Pat Greenburg and Lulu Jacobs had the first bingo and Jennie Wilson cal- led out the first black out. Swede Peterson, Luella Yas- mer, Hans Nelsen and Joe Kingsley were the volunteers this week. Adam and Margaret Rose visited Tressa Wilson on Fri- day. Diana Dethloff, Lisa and Barbara visited with Jessie Knight, ERa Gates and Ber- tha Ernst last Sunday. Janice Peters and Edith Woddell was a guest of Eva Zimmmer, Tony Tvrdy, As- trid Hails, and Dora Lee Thompson, Monday. Amy Arasmith came to see Emeline Shively, Monday. Betty Andreason and Hans Nelsen visited Mildred Nelsen and Eva Zimmer, Monday. Slim Sipe and Joe Moore visited Verda Sipe and other residents Monday evening. Florence Headley visited Helen Allen Tuesday. Erma Dillon came to see Merrill McNichoJs 'Phdrsday morning. Alice H~nson and Syrena Hanson were guests of Eme- line Shively Thursday after- noon. Guests of Edith Billing this past week were Darlene So- bers, Margaret Balch, Janice Peters, Ava Cramer, and Joyce Bradrick. FEDERAL LAND BANK ANNUAL MEETING The Federal Land Bank Association of Concordia will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at the Concordia Moose Lodge at 6:00 p.m., according to Roger K. Colby, President of the Association. The Farmer-Rancher own- ed association serves stock- holders in Republic, Cloud, Ottawa, Saline, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Mitchell and Jeweli counties. The members use their own institution to obtain long-term credit required for their farming needs. The meeting's program fea- tures Mark Mayfield. Mr. Mayfieid has spoken before all age groups and has appeared on radio and television in all sections of the country. He has received acclaim for his skill and wit in conducting seminars and addressing an- nual meetings, conventions, commencements, and other affairs. The election of one director and 'nominating committee members will be held as well as a director's report by Dean White, Vice-Chairman. Other directors are Chairman, Paul Buttenhoff, Lincoln; James Nobert, Clyde; DeWayne Black, Beloit; Richard Childs, Belleville; Gerald Hart, Jamestown; and Darvin Ba- con, Bavaria. Easter weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hank Diamond were Denise and Robert Kneisler and sons, Kelly and Darby, Mayeth, Kans.; Be- linda, Kenny and Bridget Kneisler, Jason Ross and Doug Clark, Hutchinson, Kans.; Mary Diamond, Belle- ville, Kans.; and Pare and Kenny Kramer and son, Kyle, Coming, Kans. JEWEIL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, Apr. 11, 1985 Page 1-Section 2 Weather Ina Rightmeier, Official U. S. Weather Observer, reports the following statistics for the period April 1 to April 7, inclusive: Hi LO April 1 ....... 55 28 April 2 ....... 76 37 April 3 ....... 71 47 April 4 ....... 55 43 April 5 ....... 52 34 April 6 ....... 54 3 April 7 ....... 56 30 No moisture the past week. MONDAY'S MARKETS Courtesy of Midway Co-op Wheat ........ 3.29 bu. Mi]o ......... 4.10 cwt Corn ......... 2.71 bu. Soybeans ....... 5.75 bu. FISHING REPORT Glen Elder Reservoir: Wat- er conditions - 52 in the creeks and 480 in the lower end. Walleye fishing is fair off the face of the dam and points on the north side. Crappie fishing is fair with some begin taken in the Mill and Oak Creek areas. Channel cat fish- ing is fair in the rivers. White bass fishing is slow in the rivers. LoveweU Reservoir: Water conditionss - 52 F Walleye fishing is fair along the face of the dam. Channel cat fishing is good in the upper end of the reservoir. Jim Peroutek County Executive Director 1~[84 Wool Payment Sheep producers will re- ceive about $90 million in federal incentive payments on wool and lambs they sold in 1984. The 1984 national average market price for shorn wool was 79.5 cents a pound, 85.5 cents less than the $1.65 per pound support price. Dividing the difference (85.5-cents) by the average market price (79.5 cents) results in a 1984 pay- ment rate of 107.5 percent, compared with a payment rate of 149.6 percent in 1983. They payment rate is the amount required to bring the average price received by all pro- ducers up to the support price. The wool program encour- ages the production of higher quality fibers because the more producers receive from sales, the more they receive in government incentive pay- ments. Producers' payments are determined by multiplying the payment rates (107.6 and 20.2 percent) times the net dollar return received by pro- ducers from wool. Producers will receive $3.42 per hundredweight in federal payments for unshorn lambs they sold or slaughtered in 1984. This payment is to com- pensate growers for wool on live lambs they marketed. The payment is based on the shorn wool payment rate, the aver- age weight of wool per hun- dredweight of lambs and the price of lamb's wool relative to the national average price for shorn wool. USDA Announces Changes In Dairy Price Support Program The national support price for milk will be reduced from $12.60 to $12.10 per hundred- weight on April 1. The current $.50 per hundredweight de- duction from the proceeds of all milk marketed for commer- cial use by producers will end on March 31. It is our hope that this adjustment will bring supply and demand into a better bal- ance. Producers will be re- lieved of the $.50 per hundred- weight deduction required by the Dairy and Tobacco Ad- justment Act of 1983. The $12.10 support price will remain in effect until September 30, 1985. The manufacturing allow- ances used to calculate the new purchase prices are un- changed. CCC-owned dairy products will continue to be offered for sale for unrestric- ted use at prices about 10 percent above the newly es- tablished purchase prices.