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7A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, June 2, 2016 Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 or come to 148 E. Third in Superior or 111 E. Main in Mankato to place your ad. 21-Feed and Seed CERTIFIED SEED oats, $6 per bushel. Nupride 8261, glyphosate tolerant soybean seed. Joel Masch- mann, 402-200-0004. 21-8-15p 24-Real Estate HOUSE FOR Sale: 202 Summit Ave, Webber, Kan., near Lovewell Lake. Completely remodeled. New plumb- ing, electric, heating, air, vinyl siding and windows. Comer lot with de- tached garage. 785-753-4098. 24-9-ffc 26 Notice THE NUCKOLLS County Immuniza- tion Clinic (for ages two-months to 18 years) will be held the second Wednesday at the Brodstone Memo- dal Hospital Specialty Clinic. Use the north entrance for the Superior Fam- ily Medical Center, Superior, Neb., from 2-4 p.m. Bring immunization records. A $5 donation per child is requested. Please call ahead for ap- pointment, 402-879-4432 Ext 290. Sponsored by Brodstone Memorial Hospital. 26-41 -oamc 30-Musical Instr. Late-model Kawai studio piano, pol- ished ebony cabinet with practice pedal, like-new condition, on sale for just $3,288 this week only at Mid- America Piano, Manhattan. 800-950- 3774, piano4u.com 30 36 Thank you A HUGE thank you goes out to the people who helped us with the flag project up atthe Oxbow Motel... With- out your knowledge, expertise and helping hands this project would have never became reality. Peggy Duey... I don't know how I would have pulled this off without you. Your knowledge of the cemeteries is beyond incred- ible. Mary Statz... You are one of my true friends. Than k you for you r knowl- Marjorie Divel Hartsel,1939, was the oldest graduate at the Jewell High Alumni banquet Saturday. Burr Oak Weather Larry Gillett, NOAA observer Temperatures High for the week ........................ 84 Low for the week ......................... 53 Precipitation This week .................................. 1.43 In May ...................................... 5.05 Year todate .............................. 11.88 Daily highs and lows May 25 .................................. 79 60 May 26 .................................. 77 53 May 27 .................................. 80 54 May 28 .................................. 68 54 May 29 .................................. 76 54 May 30 .................................. 84 56 May 31 .................................. 81 58 Athens-Ionia alumni reunion held The Athens-Ionia school reunion was held at the Ionia United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall Sunday with 30 graduates, attendees and guests present. Three people who were graduates of Athens Rural High School or at- tended Athens Grade School were present. It was decided that Lois Wierenga Wise, Class of 1936, is likely the oldest living graduate of Athens Rural High School, but unfortuantely she was unable to attend. A 70 year graduate of the Ionia Rural High School, Neva Stites Shoe- maker, Class of 1946, was in atten- dance. There were four graduates of this class. The oldest graduate of this MembersoftheJewell High School Class of 1966whoattendedalumni activities are (back row, Hutchinson, Diane McCune Brown, Coni Seamans Grennan, Dennis Grennan, (front row) Nola from left) Tom Kadel, Bill Menhusen, Jim Nulty, (middle row) Marilyn Bourbon, Carl Knarr, Steven Everson, Randy LaCoe and Steven Heiman. the rain of May 7 and 8. A large sign was painted on the top of the Schutte garage at Lebanon with an arrow pointing north as a guide to aid aviators flying in North Central Kansas. Sheriff Snyder was called to Esbon to arrest two men on a charge of house- breaking. They were accused of enter- ing the house on the Frank Vance farm and stealing the only loaf of bread and a small wallet containing six dollars. The bread and wallet were found dis- carded under a bridge. The Jewell Lumber Company had unloaded a car of blacksmith coal. When a 'radius rod broke on the Jenkin's Hatchery delivery truck, the driver, Carl Meeker had a narrow es- cape. The vehicle was crossing a bridge when the rod broke. The top was smashed, two tires blown out, the ra- diator bent and the windshield broken. Mrs. Ellen Gish, 91, of Athens town- ship was seriously ill and family mem- edge, support and helping hands, school in attendnace was Mary Tucker bers had been called to come. Tina Albrecht, Garrett and Alanna... Fiene, Classof1945,andthisclasswas H.M. Wheeler's d~ep well in his You have become my best friends 100 percent represented as she was the over the last few years. Your helping only graduate that year. pasture was failure. At a depth of 237 hands were beyond thanking. With- The 60 year class was also honored, feet and still in the shale salt mud was out you all we would not have been but none were able to attend. The mem- struck and the hole abandoned. able to pull off placing 900 + flags on bers of this class were Larry Ahlvers, . . . Thedrilling boss, Mr. Boler, boasted ' Graduates and attendees of the Ionna Rural High School and Ionia Grade School who attended the Athens Ionia School reunion at the Ionia FellowshiPt H vceHall ........................... that lewell'~ new wells were fedbv a the front lawn. Taking nine hours to deceased; Glenda Lee Bartley, de- Sunday, May 29, were (back row, from left) Ed Wright- 1959 high school; Wendell Meyer- 1949 high school; Roger Fedde -1953 high school; Le a ( a " ) q'~ ~mlare mile water shed wh~ile complete. Jim Woemer... Thank you ceased; Beverly Hake VanWey; Mary Frost - 1963 rade school; Neva (St tes) Shoemaker- 1946 h gh school" Leon Boden- 196 b gh scl~c?pl, (front row) Kath een (Loom s) L tt e 1953 h gh schoo ; M~,u,,,~ h,d vir,,~llv nn wzter~he.d for supplyklgthelast of4he,150 flags. Edith Holloway. deceased; Diane Marth&lStites) H0ll&'ff~ 1958"grade school; Mary (Tucker) Fiene- 1945 high Sbhool;VV~(3[ ' ---~-' ............. a (A]c~(fi)'ThUmr~eT- 1949 high sch'661," ~'fid :.fo~'fifi 0qose) K'b~t~r'" ~r,a h~,~ t,~ on ,-n,-~ tn;h~White Rnt~k needed to finish the project. I thought Menhusen Simmelink; Jerry Rose, - 1957 gf&de schctiSt .................. ,-v ~, ...................... purchasing 750 would have been deceased; Ed Simmelink, deceased, valley to obtain water at a cost of enough, but you came through for us. Joann Rose Koster, St. Augustine, braska on Tuesday camebackWednes- Chas. Ruggles, the new manager of $100,000. With such a big watershed, Locomotive Gazette... For running Fla., and Oral Smith Broadbent, an awesome story and promoting the Scottsdale, Ariz., came from the great- project. Superior Express... For do- est distance. nating the lamination of all the lists of There are no 50 year graduates of cemetery names and running the list Ionia Rural High School as the School of names in your paper. Again, thank closed in the spring 1960. The Ionia you for all the help. It was a very Grade School closed in the spring of humbling project and many beautiful 1969 afterconsolidation with surround- moments over the last week. Tom ing schools occurred. and Vicky Gamer, Oxbow Motel. One former teacher, Wanda Alcorn 36-22-1p Thummel, was present at the reunion. She taught music at the school from 1958 to 1960. Jewell Co. Memories Julia Powell 120 years ago The Jewell Hardware Company lost Julia Ann Powell (nee Thompson), a colt to lighming. It was in Frank peacefully died on Friday, April 15, Bevington's pasture. 2016, at the Sandalwood Manor Nurs- The Mankato Review ceased publi- Graduates and attendees of the Athens Rural High School and grade ing Home in Wheat Ridge, Colo., at cation. The subscription list was ab- school who attended the Athens-lonia School Reunion at the lonia Fellowship the age of 89 years. She is survived by sorbed by The Monitor. Hall, Sunday, May 29, were ( from left) Oral Smith Broadbent (1937), Alethia her son, Judge Daniel Paul Powell, of The Rev. Kerr of the Ionia circuit Rannebeck Loomis (1939) and Leon Boden (1955-1959). The Athens Rural Alamosa, Colo.; her granddaughter, preached at the Jewell Methodist High School closed in the Spring of 1943. Chelsea Maclntyre, and great-grand- Church The brethren of Ionia circuit daughter, Serena Culliton, both of have a man who will do them good if and Morganville but it was daylight A Marshall county boy pulled 17 Ortonville, Mich.; and by her grand- they let him. before they arrived. The tomado formed wolves out of one hole. son, Bradley Maclntyre, of Whitmore The Hockman and Grimm store had near the Jewell-Cloud county comer. Otto Haggart's cave caved in. Lake, Mich. 15 styles of straw hats to chose from. Good wasliboards were selling for Jas. Flinn's rye is heading out and Julia was preceded in death by her The young peaches are as big as 10 cents each. the wheat is following in close pursuit. father, CharlesThompson;hermother, buckshot and the plums and cherries Dr. F. W. Way located at Randall Corn planting was in full blast in Pearl Frances Thompson (nee Eilers); hang thick on the trees, with plans to practice both medicine early May. Some were listing while her son, Bryan Charles Powell; her There is water enough in the ground and surgery, others were checkrowing. It appeared daughter, Lori Frances Powell; and by to put wheat into the head. Mr. Fay said Samuel Corbitt's mother arrived in there would be a large acreage of corn her daughter, Jeri Sue Powell the wheat is two weeks earlier than Jewell County from Illinois. She was planted in these parts. Maclntyre. Julia was born on Dec. 30, 1926, at ever before. 77 years old and it was reported she In lauding the prospects for a large R. E. Bunch was using his Jersey made the trip alone, crop this year, the editor observed the her family's homesteaded farm in heifer as a lawn mower. Six cans of good lye could be pur- mullberry had been slighted but it is Jewell County, Kan. She was a 1944 The county will look better when chased for 25 cents, getting there just the same. graduate of Tamalpais High School in the farmers convert the dead trees into Prior to mid-May Qf 1896 the postal Chas. Wood was doing country Mill Valley, Calif. Julia worked for firewood, servicewasabletodeliverdailypapers blacksmithing. many years as a mortgage loan proces- The man who doesn't have all the twiceadaytoJewellpatrons.Achange The Hillsdale correspondent re- sor, first in her ancestral home of pieplant piehe wants isn't treated right in the train schedule meant that both ported, "We mulched about an acre of Mankato, Kan., and later with the Mortgage Institute Company of by his cook. theeveningandmomingdailieswould potatoes and the prospects at present A man with a good wheel hoe can be delivered in the morning,are that the oats and wheat seed with Westminster, Colo.Sheproudlyraised dofourtimesasmuchworkashecould The cut worms and potato bugs the straw will be too much for the her four children as a single mother in do with the common hoe and do it were getting at their work and it was potatoes and too thick to produce a the home she purchased in 1961 in better and easier, said there were lots of them. cereal crop." Northglenn, Colo. She was a wise and The Gaylord Post Office robbers J. Johnson set out about 900 apple 100 Years Ago loving woman, whose children were were sentended to 10 years in the pen. trees and a large number of other fruit A silk parasol or a gate frame mesh her life blood. Her wit and sense of humor were enjoyed by all with whom The storm unroofed Musser Bros.' trees.Thewetspringwasgoodfornew bag were suggested graduation gift big corn crib. trees, ideas. she came in contact. She will be sorely The tornado that tore through the ll0 Years Ago A health tip advised bathing and missedinthislifebyfamilyandfriends North Central Kansas community of alike. Some Smith county boys climbed changing socks everyday would do A celebration of the life of Julia A. St. Joseph left 11 persons dead, three onto a roof so they could hear the more than anything else for hot, tired fatally wounded and 25 others seri- program being presented inside the feet in the coming summer months. Powell was held at the Horan and ously injured. The cyclone took the building. One lost his grip and went Brown'sCreektownshipwaswork- McConaty Funeral Home, at 9998 people unawares. A heavy rain was through a skylight falling 12 feet to the ing on a plan to consolidate all the Grant Street, Thornton, Colo., on Sat- expected but they were not looking for floor. That was one interesting feature township schools into one. urday, June 4, 2016, at 11 a.m. 13d. acyclone.CouriersweresenttoClifton that was not on the show bills. Everything that was blown to Ne- Parkview Haven Skilled Nursing Home Deshler, Neb. Full-Part Time Afternoon-Night Shift CNA-MA Full Time Day Shift RN Full time benefits include dental, life, disability, health, retirement. Afternoon-night shift differential, add on for experience. For information and an application, call Judy at (402) 365-7237. q day while en route to Oklahoma. The 80-foot tall flag pole in the Jewell Park had to be taken down as the flag chain had become caught in the pully at the top. While taking it down, the pole fell and broke in another place. The girls who had new togs looked like they had been out wading and forgotten to put down their clothes. You can't hurry summer much. When she gets good and ready nobody can stop her. County Agent Folker predicted there would be 500 acres of sweet clover grown in Jewell County for pas- ture. Sweet clover pasture was said to be growing in popularity every year. With three printing offices in Mankato paying taxes to support the home schools, the Mankato High School Class of 1916 with a beautiful spirit of loyalty and appreciation sent a commencement order off to an eastern mail order house. Abe Martin predicted the automo- bile would never replace the old party wheel horse. N. R. Forshay of Hardy bought the White Way Cafe at Jewell. Miss Clara Sapp refused re-elec- tion to the principalship of the Mankato grade schools. Chance Johnson was fined $5 for unlawful automobile driving on the streets of Jewell. The newly organized Jewell Camp- fire Group with 23 members joined with the Boy Scouts to entertain Miss Lula Coyner and the Camp Fire Girls from Mankato. Leslie Lee Sanders, quite well- known in Jewell, is holding tabernacle meetings in Randall. His trial in dis- trict court was scheduled for the June term. Crappie and catfish were the most plentiful variety offish being caught in the Jewell Reservoir. The county health office quaran- tined 13 Ionia area residents for a mild form of smallpox. After a personal investigation of the our city bastile, we confess we would have no desire for the city to furnish us a free bed. A carload of bridge plank is being hauled out to the Limestone country where bridge work is underway. Residential, Agricultural, & Commercial Title Insurance -Escrow & Closing Title & Lien Searches-Abstracts Ideal Title has the Nuckolls County documents of land patents from mid-1800s from U.S. Homesteads to the present. Title LLC 354 N. Commercial Superior, Neb. Phone 402-879-4341 idealtitle @ yahoo.comj I the Metz Packing Company business at Esbon, has taken rooms over the Farmers State Bank. J. R. Payne has been appointed manager of the Formoso Telephone Company. The telephone company at Cawker City is rebuilding its lines and some are being put underground. The cable is laid in a ditch about 20 inches deep and covered with a half tile. The tile will protect the cable from spades, graders, plows and other sharp instruments. The copper wire is fully insulated and en- cased in pure lead. Since fertile eggs would not keep in hot weather and under federal and state law it was illegal to sell rotten eggs, the State of Kansas had designated May 22 to 27 as Old Rooster Week and a drive was on to encourage all farmers to sell their old roosters. The Metz Packing Company was paying 7 cents per pound for old roosters. W. W. Nixon and Wesley Harbison were attending the state GAR encamp- ment at Dodge City. It was said a well-built tractor cost- ing less than $1,000 could replace three good work horses but it was notthought there was sufficient work for one of the machines on farms smaller than a half section in size to make the investment profitable. The two Jewell banks closed from noon until 2 p.m. on account of the annual meeting of the Jewell County Farm Bureau underway in that com- munity. H. A. Mankar, who had been too busy to buy his auto tag, was fined $5 and costs in police court for failing to do so. H. L. Wyatt, the Standard Oil man, had a new 35 horse oil truck. It was said the truck could go anywhere a team could except out to pasture. J.W. Clark lost a mud chain in the vicinity of Scarbrough hill. Advertisement: Want to trade a pony for a good typewriter. Might have been a good deal but the would-be trader failed to put his name on the advertise- ment. 90 Years Ago Jewell's Vance Hotel was being offered for sale at public auction. Listed on the sale bill were 150 quarts of canned fruit, jellies, pickles and pre- serves and several dozen empty iars. The editor observed superiority of county patrolled roads over roads that are not patrolled was easily seen after he predicted the Jewell wells would be permanent. Mankato was considering the pros- pect of drilling 800 feet deep in search of water. Claud Reynolds was serving as sec- retary for six Jewell County organiza- tions. It was deemed newsworthy that Hop Jordan had a new 2-row lister and two 2-row cultivators. 90 Years Ago The Randall Enterprise ceased pub- lication. Lack of advertiser support was given as the reason. It was a busy time at the R. L. McDaniei farm with two professional sheep shearers there. They were shear- ing 40 to 50 sheep a day with 170 old sheep to shear. They did not plan to shear the 181 lambs. Fleeces were run- ning 10 to 15 pounds. Three hundred sheep make a regular bedlam when they are all talking at once but every lamb knows the bleat of its own mother, i D. F. Stanley, mayor of Mankato, reported that in spite of no rain, there was an increase of 40,000 gallons of water in the city wells. Val Welden reported a well on his property suppos- edly dry was cleaned and the next day water rose to a heighth of 40 feet. Anna Carlson called the 16 unbobbed women who met in Jewell the horse and buggy club. It was thought work would begin before fall on the north-south road through Jewell County which we now know as Highway 14. Shoppers were advised this was the last week they could buy chocolate ' covered peanuts before summer weather put a stop to the sale of such treats. Gee. C. Peck expected he would be allowed to sit up on May 25 for the first '" time since undergoing surgery on May 11. 80 years ago House cleaning had reached the stage at the C.C. Whimey home where Mrs. Whitney had to send a painter up a ladder and through a second story window to get a dress that she could wear to the Chamber of Commerce banquet. The business people of Jewell were , planning to distribute 45,000 marbles free of charge. All children younger than high school age were eligible with a marble hunt starting at 3 p.m. Satur- day. GOVERNMENT AUCTION TUES., JUNE 7 Bidding stert.s tc~ dose ~. ', ,~"' c .... ,~ CD~, IluctloIt,* 27S+ Items selling without reserve! including: tractors, grader, loader, dump trucks, ambulances, traiters & more. 866.608.9283