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7A JEWELL COUNTY RECORD Thursday, July 14, 2016 Thursday, July 14, 2016 T ........ JewellCounty." The McCracken family settled in the mechanism of a combine. His little • The M.M. Snyder children andtheir Section 28 in Prairie Township, five toe had to be amputated. F]'I],.j cousin were involved in a big wreck on miles south and two east of Jewell. After losing its bank building and K.~J(~Ui,,L6£, J. Ibl UOIf,,I,,ll,~ J..~l~7,1~ It7,1.,4,,I,,I,,!,,I.,]11,, thehighwaywestofJewell.Therewere Here the famous McCracken Ranch equipment in a big fire, The Union - /~ 6" T 77 ~ v i B • ) eight children'in the automobile with was established. The family lived in a State Bank of Formoso decided to or Jewett u ounrv lvzemomes theoldest, Curtis Snyder at the wheel, tent for weeks after first settling on close. It was a Fair bank and D. K. J "" They were making a 50 mile pace Plum Creek. Then a house, part dug- Balch, the cashier was sent to the First when the driver lost control and the out, part log, was built. Later a modern National Bank in Mankato which was July 1886 passed, he was expected to return to ............. T - farm home was added to the ranch, under the same management. In the The young prairie chickens are big Jewell County. vemcl.eneaoa~vexlo~tme~aae~ wad Travelers on their way across the 1930s practically every town in Jewell enough to fry. Agangoflazy, loafmg gypsies went tn -y ,,,, prairies seemed to find their way by county saw a reduction in the number • • hurt. Curtis was jammed m me cnest instincttotheMcCrackenRanchwhere of banks. By July of 1936, only Jewell Fat hogs sold as high as $4 this throu.hJewellCoun~theotherdavin .......... • ,,,,t, ana one gm naa a oroKen collar oone. they were welcomed, and Mankato had more than one bank. ..... automobiles paid for by the silly bunch A smaller one "ot a cut on her head Perry McCracken moved to Jewell The cornerstone of the present Wallace, Haggaret and Yapp will ............ n--'for thesame - - ~ ..... " .............. wnog~veupgo~umo ~y.. The rront and top ot Uae car was oaaly City in 1921 and conducted a dairy Jewell County Courthouse was laid in snip zo cars or caule oy special [ram .... fake fortunes that are told to every- demali.qhexl a.~ it hit the embankment business. He was set to be familiar and a public ceremony the evening of July, [rom Jewen. bodywhoisfoolenoughtocomeacross ti' en-tffrn l half around friendly person as he made his daily 15, 1936. The current courthouse was By the: second week of July the with" the money. " • w r ~i" ~ rv .... w 11 Several weeks ago Mrs. A. H. Miller rounds to the homes of his customers, built 49 years after the first courthouse ne spape ea toy dose eo Je e ~;~ ~,'U'n H-II dauohter of Mr .......... ...... _ h__wL .... ,_ ..... ,. __.~ ............. ~, • mstamamonoanaasearcntanedto He was born Oct. 29, 1863, inwas constructed in Mankato and those uouJRy uet~ t;t hr.,at ill Ul~ ~tat;X, mlu ffered a severe • • . . .. and Mrs. Watt Hull, su . reveal the lost stone While dressmg a Oquawkie, Ill. peoplepresent for thelaying oft he first 150,000 acres of corn that lOOKS [me, -- ....................... with -' er - " .... .............. Imstorttm¢ warn sac went out chicken for me noon meal, she touna a A county-wide attack on grasshop- cornerstone were honored when the nesloes a mlulon Dusnels olcorn in me t..o,-h,~.~ ~-,~m ~h,~ normal institute to ,, . • , ..... , • - - __:L ,, "-" ............. snarraer m the cmcKen s gizzard. It pers were proving themselves to be a second one was laid. A free public . the Jewell reservoir. She slipped down .... ,4 th, ct ....... 1 .... from July must have been hot wlmout the embankment, turning" her foot and • V." . . wash- destructive menance to the growing dance concluded the ceremonies. .... its settmg while Mrs. Miller was crops began In 1936 Mrs. Hattie Bennett was benefitofalrcondltlonlngorevenelec- r,--ot...,, h.,.. ;. her ankle She .......... " o...~,.~ ,.v ,~...,.o .. • ,,.. n,~.,.~ ..,.I .o., ,.~,~. thrnwn Into "-i- fan- Th ...... r .......... at.. ,,,s .................... h the-f'trst week of July, the Jewell the Jewell County poor commissioner U I., a b; C tCllll.~ /ltUlU |U[.,'~|t~.lly ..... t..,,.k ..... n will not be able to ......... .... the chicken "ara with me aim water. reached 108 degrees in me shade at , ow °,.°; .... "! fall . ? ......... Connty Commissioners purchased 100 andinchargeofWPAplaygroundpro- ..... s ....... . _ __ ] nere me young ChiCK picked It up toy . tons of bran to be used as a base for grams. By mid-July a recreational A drawing for this Farmall Model M Pedal Tractor will be held this year ~x,t.ua,. Plow umbrellas were sellmg for $I "ri" BertSmithwasplowingunderrows _^^t. $ ,.__ ......... grasshopper poison and the federal project was underway inMankato, one during the Jewell County Threshing Bee. of corn hoping that action would pro-• .... ,, •l'lurteen nunurea ana eighty ran- ovemment affreed to furnish 30 bar- was starting in Jewell and one was tect the rest of his corn from cinch -..jm.y :,, ~,,~o. ....road crossings were eliminated last r-els of poison.- planned for Burr Oak. Alex Francis, ........... TheFrigldan, eFonntalnatL.'ranuan yearinconstructionoffederalaidroads. George Cordell was apvointed by Mankato High School coach, was hugs. cAncn pugs were sam to de me ~ a ¢.h-;. ~ ~t-re was said to do .......... • • "" ""'-'" ° " Man roans nave oeen relocatea m malnpestsofJewellCountyfarmersln .... ¢,r,hecomfortoftheresidentsof . Y ..... the commissioners to supervise the county recreatlonal supervisor. , oo~ .......... oruer to mtss me rauroaas, distribution of the bran and poison in At Jewell the program planned to oou. Jewell than Congress could do. Corn- 'rh,. hid m~t, t~l~-a ~t,.am shovel • n " ,, - ..... ~ ............. the Jewell area. offer flee piano lesson on Monday and Wdd plums and grapes were pie ta- munity residents were invited to come ;, .... t nf On July 9, the comissioners were Thursdays. Other opportunities in- ful in Jewell County. in and try our cold drinks, they are ~_.s~l~on'w.o~wr':..~e~tw~en a-c'able"b~ke still trying to locate a supply of poison eluded woodcraftclasses and story tell- ...... July 1896.. good all the way down." . letting biTshovel and crane fall Oncelocated, the plan was to trt ck it to inggroups, sewing knitting, tennisand Little 1.lean r reamer nau a cnerry ........... Since July 12 County Agent Hull across the car The track was blocked pit in hiS ear roy two weeks oerore ur hoa.o ; t a ;. h,,nain ome 30barri - . • , , , Jewell County. The poison was a so- tap dancing classes• H h .......... " ................. ~' ~ . "roy more man six nours until a wrecker dium arsenate formula. Instructions for Four baseballteams wereorganized ug es cnlorerormea aim anu took it ers in corn fields to stop devastation by cnnld crime from Fairhnrv The ~team applying had been published by the at Jewell.Softballequipmentwasavafl- out. chinch bugs In cases were the barriers .................. " ......... "-" r % II ....... i" " .. . shovel operator had a close call. Farm Bureau• The mixture would be able for the girls. Croquet sets, volley- Lo y a e ers tOOK wnem to t~eio t ..... h-ilt in time it was re,~rted little ...... "- -i'l ....... r-- . ~rmnmenreporteuneavyramsrromdistributed from five Jewell County ball equipment, tennis nets and other tO 1111 . or no damage was done However, Uae • "lint Me r am " " w '1 "" . • Esbon all the way to the Colorado hne. towns. Included Jewell, Esbon, games were to be provided if interest e c e to?e el ~o ty bugs were stud to have done more ~,~.,,~. ,,.,, th.o,. ;.,-ho~ tO help his brotlae stack oats a .... ;, ogg than the" had done in - Formoso, Mankato and Burr Oak. warranted. ' VanDeventer ..... mresnea' 'nls oats.'- .......... with an inchofrain on Monday and ....... Earlier that year the commissioners A new midwest marketing plan for .............. v ...... .,'.--- • _ . anomer lncn on Juesaay corn in me supplied poison sorghum valued at poultry was being implement in July of Jney we gneo zo pounus to me ousnei. ankato let a conlract toy a Oeen ....... .... " mnla area lOOKed me uest ever. $1,900. 1936. Under the plan, poultry was di- Charley Vance was busy mowing well The expectation was that salt o sunflowers, water' would be struck at about 500 -, .... All the buildings at the Gray Ser- vided into three classes. Previously I s~" W"ll~"°h°n hi°i ....... _ re ............ • esteemedcltmenofJewelloccurredatThedeath°fPerry McCracken, an vice Station were being painted in poultry was sold by the pound and the Welcometothe 39th Annual Jowell I ,,u. v teet Accoraing to me ptan, me an.ers • • fwheat !1 f, inM Kil ks • preparation ofbringing the station into farmer received no premium for qual- -- "" "- o a sa e c ney stac ,would rim out a big place and fill it *he r'"n"^rnia h^ "ital The capped and tied before the rain. His with cement After it hardened the" " ~'" "" " • ,,~v • theSosverignServiceSystem.Anum- ~ ity birds. -- -- I a-didn'tfareasw 11 • , • McCracken family ranch was men- ber of large independent oil concerns . July12,1956 County Historical Society o .... e . . . f wouldbore through it thus shutting out tioned in the early Jewell county his- had pooled their buying and distribur A Ford station wagon was outfitted I vance sum a tree ouncn o .... wa'er written ...... winsorand Antique Farm Machinerv I tory by tScarbrough, tion interests and formed the Soverign with small flanged wheels whichcould - I hogs, a carload to Edwards and Baker train tourino the ......... • . oe.,,. .........= terry wmt:racKen was one oi elgflt -- [i at$2.80. Hehadnear 100 fine sboats .... t wh,'~t belt of Kansas over the ............... group. Each member had to meet striet be lowered to allow it to be driven on ~ Show and Threshing Bee " :i .., • . ~ • v. ~"" "" Cnlloxen tile Iamlly settleo m Jewell anu meir orooa sows iert. . Santa Fe and Rock Island roads was to Count,, in Octoberof 1870 Man,,hard standards, the railroad tracks or raised so it could ! Grandma Brannigan was Utrown onAu,, 7 .. --" - .-- W.W. Plowman got his left fooi in Continued to page l2 Affordable Tree Service of NCK 7110HRoad, [ .... ,_ ...... L__ ,._ a ,._.,,. ............ ] . - _ snips were encountered by the family Hum a ouggy anu nau uc~ umtu uau~y " -'-wellelevatorshi'-'-*" tlaetlrst ..... , ......... _ in in to ota*ooooom--as' I bruisedbythe wheel running over tt ..... ¢ to26 wheat on Julv 6 The ton ...... " [ Esbon, Kan. 66941 : expThe lW( aS s'Lm fngg u h?asreI rtedthusfarw Sbushels Welcometothe 39thAnnual RIAN COCKROF'r 785-786-3837:: crop, while corn was never so promis- The Jewell editor observed "More [ Jewell County Historical Society [[[ • • , fever and was buried near the Republi- lng In July A large percent of the corn .... mobile accidents ha--~n around " • I E., \Xlilllli-/,.q ttz Antique Farm Machinery Show ........ Ruggles' ............... auto . . vv~ can River Inlateryearshis gravec°uld I and Threshing Bee [lllll m mc ..... *',an an,, omer commnnitv in - - " - .~,.,.vo,.., ] ] not be located Hen threshed 8OO bushels " to Welcome of,oo, qua.tyw.ea< .ea ot30 III tl lC7 bushels to the acre. ~ III ankato Carpet & July14,1916 ~ 39th Annual The farmers are becoming more B ,, ..... We hope to see you at the I II /lllftllllllll UPhol$|ery Cleaning /11 aurayandSunday, Y interested in fall pigs as fall pigs seemed m T 111 ,.. =, " " -- " ' Jewell Count : to obtain a better marketing price. Hogs l j ewell t.ounty i nresnln£ Dee., I haifhadbeensellingf°rar°undnineanda Icents on the home market whichI Come" " ' Ill '"'"'"'""' , MartyZadina,(785)378-3704 I1 [1 July 16 and 17 ~1=1~1~ ~=• made for some of the times when they10urCommumnj. I 'atein | Dhill;n I --..ros,.In9 Bee i sold below the cost of production.1 lXGVll I, ttorneyL-, elir I IIIIIIdlOtaW [ fll IIg4,1111 "i i ' Among those selling fall pigs were 1 $~ Att~rn,~w ,-t I ~u. I n..urney eli LelW m I Welcome ® Heating Emmet Hong, John Hong, Will • : Haggart, John Wolfe, Edgar Applebee, l ................. , JohnNoller, HenryDibel, S E Young, ~' an ato, ao. and Cooling LLC W. ur ra m, Jo etors0on., . 0an.anion _ Slattery and Ed Applebee. |~l ~, -. ...... ~ ~" "~-~~°'-'~-- ~~~ MiSs'-~Marie, Edwards and Lilly •II .... c~.,~ ~n t ~ II CO~._.._ ...... [[ o ing Sup-eriofand Mank i6 r6.;s 38-' 21BO ............ Karstetter wereconductinga kinder- |[ -- .....-., " .... 7:.= .... . . __ il Threshing [[ garten class at the Jewell school house II Iowoll I "t alntv 'l'ttro hino Roo II for two hours each day. The classhad |1 tl~ ...... ~ ..... j .... ~-'~ ..... ~o. I I 18 pupils. II o_.___, .... ., o___ _,__. ,__,_ • o, -, II 785-335-2508 Plan to attend the Gavin'sGroceryadvertisedhaving [[ ,3atul-uay UIIU ,3uIIuay, July IO I / II .... ,, ........ < receivedabigshipmentofClydeflour, II .. ,,," ,.,,, ". ,.;., II 39th Annual Jewell all made from old wheat.IICome see all the new and different exhibits! II Come join us at the t;o t--un'y Historical Will Sellers rented his half section II II and was getting ready for a clean-up II _ I /Y. H . iill l /IPll:l I H : II sale.Afterthesale, he planned to leave II u, ,, il 39th Annual Threshing Bee II Society Antique f°r the m°untains" After the h°t weather ILocal weather I it and Antique MachineryWe're going to Show have "ll Farm and Machinery Tk ..k= -- Show Bee High and low temperatures t< ,,,_, .... ._ ..__ II July3 ...................................... 82 62 II eluu,,le tu tile lu io II II July 4 ...................................... 66 6oII _.--__ II a great time! July5 ...................................... 92 65 [J nty I nre= nlny II Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 July 6 ...................................... 96 69 . • II " " July7 ...................................... 91 64 II y-sunday. July 16-17 II Randall Farmers Co-op Union II Citizens Josh Burks July 8 ...................................... 94 66 [[ ~hta f~¢tivih'~! [| |l 785-428-3644 July9 ...................................... 90 70 II ............................... II Elevator & Service Station II _ tatm AnAn _v 09N. Co,um us,: KenGarst, Jewellweatherobserver, II _..- ..... . . . -- II - .......... reported 1.65 of precipitation for the II nlelr UlSDOSal LLI II , 785-739-2312 II a Jewell, Kan. 66949 - " " BettyBecker, Mankatoweatherob- , ,,=,,. . JewellBranch: 785-428-3444 server, reported 1.33 of precipitation II 785 85 5- 45-5945 CP=ll-tP=xt" II Jewell Coop Station: 785-428-3328 II for the week. IJ TI Welcome to the 39th Annual Jewell County Threshing Bee Saturday and Sunday July 16 and 17 White Rock Electric, LLC Mankato, Kan., 785-545-6953 Come join us at the Jewell County Threshing Bee. Come see all the new and different exhibits! Invites you to the Jewell County Threshing Bee Come join the fun! Mankato, Kan. 785-378-3942 has something for everyone. There's SO much to see and do! 414 E. South, Mankato, Karl. • 785-378-3187 Pasture Clearing Rodney Payne, 785-545-5141 The Jewell County Threshing Bee and Antique Farm Machinery Show is always an adventure - Come see what's new this gear/ ~nn 409 • 785-428-3221 Bruce, Stan & Broadway, Jewell, Kan. Welcome To Jewell County . 39 Annual Antique Farm Machinery Show and Threshing Bee 514 W. South St., Highway 36 - Mankato, Kan. Phone: 785-378-3930. Fax: 785-378-3190 or Toll Free 1-888-378-3930 Saturday & Sunday, July 16 & 17 : 810 N. Commercial, Mankato, Kan. • 785-378-3283 ~: Member of American Agricultural Law Association AMER.ICAN AGRICULTURAL LAW ASSOCIATION Law Office Kay Prather, Attorney at Law Licensed in Kansas and Nebraska