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'Jewell Co. Memories' Threshing Bee edition Continued from page 7 be driven on the roads. The newly developed vehicle was said to offer the railroads new flexibility when making inspections. The Wichita Beacon reported ex- pectations of an oil play in Cloud and Jewoll counties were getting a boost when it was learned leases were being taken on 70,000 acres of land. Joseph Lloyd was sitting on a chair fishing in the I-larlan County Reser- voir. He raised up suddenly and slipped ,into the water. He attempted to swim Out bUt sank beore getting out. He was burdened by hip boots, overalls and a jacket. H&A Motors was a Chrysler auto- mobile dealer Formoso. July 8, 1976 The First National Bank building at Mankato was listed on the national register of historic sites. The red brick structure was erected in a 1897. It had been owned by the Fair family since 1893. Nursing school graduates included Beth Jeffery, Ronda Andrews and Loreita Esslinger. It was reported Jewell County's population was 5,929, a loss of 61 from the previous year. Dixie Pettit was among 20 students froni Kansas State University touring England. Nix. And Nlrs. Harold Beam were preparing to observed their golden wed- ding anniversary at Esbon. Barbara Roe, a senior in textile sci- ence at the Kansas State University wasworking in the Rush county exten- Sion Office. The Jewell County wheat harvest had neared the hallway point. Yields /,vere running 40 to 50 bushels to the :acre. ..... ,Mrs. A. R. Jacobsen died at the Jewell,County Hospital. "Mel Brown started construction of ~ia new home south of the Francis Frye homer in Mankato. Raymond Seems relocated his bar- bcr shop to the former Jewell County Co-op gasoline station. The building had a canopy over a double drive which caused the barber to post a sign on one of the pillars which read "Drive-in Barber Shop." Seems lost his former shop to a fire. A' story published in the Hastings Tribune reported the Webber black- smith, Frank Herrmann, fixed every- but broken hearts. His father, Paul, established the shop in 1908. Paul's four sons grew up in the shop. July 11, 1996 Candace Durant retired after serv- ing i9 years as the Jewell County dis- trict court clerk. , E|do.n. Wil!iams w as servilagas gen- eral chairman of the Jewell Old Set- tiers celebration. An exchange student who attended the Jewell school during the 1982- 1983 school year, Sayurin Taira, re- turned to visit in the Wayne and Marky Grindol home. While here, her special food request was for chicken and noodles. The previous year Gretchen Spiegel visited her in Japan. July 13, 2006 Gasoline stationsowned by Phillips O!l,and Gas at Mankato and Jewell were sold at public auction. The Marikato station was built by Johnny Jone~ in the 1950s. The business was operated by George and Marlys Jensen from 1984 to 2004. Rex Weaverling, Howard Herrmann and Boyd Silsby were re- spofisible for the restoration of a Gibson Model.D tractor that was given away at the threshing bee. Jewell Co. Memories July 2, 2006 Patsy Warner, Burr Oak, became the manager of the Jeweil County Friend- ship Meals program. The owners of the White Rock Acad- emy announced plans to open the Esbon facility in August. The FormosoCommunity Church was operatifig a fireworks stand in Mankato. Proceeds were to be used to construct new steps into the church, Mai Ball, 85, a rural Jewell County mail cahrier for 28 years, died. Oddballs, misfits and orphans would be the featured tractors at the 29th annual antique farm machinery show and threshing bee. In keeping wRh that theme, a Gibson Model D tractor would be given away to the winning ticket holder. July 4, 1996 Michael Garst was named Randall postmaster. An open house was held to mark the change in ownership of the Burr Oak elevator. Nearly 100 people attended the event. A picture taken during the open house featured John, Eddie and Sue Tucker, Darin Barnes and Mike Harris, A 50th wedding anniversary cel- ebration was planned to honor Harold and Edythe Francis and Lynn and Feme Harris at the Burr Oak Senior Citizens' Hall. A former Randal resident, Seleise Barrett, was named the program ad- ministrator for the Spanish Via Satel- lite program at Kansas State Univer- sity. The program was serving schools in 17 states. Robin Griffeth was re-elected presi- dent and Clark Coco vice-president of the Jewell Unified School District l~lo~ird. Other members were Leon Baden, Wayne McElroy, Van Taylor and,Allan Wanldyn. Sandra Meier, 51, died,. ........ July 1, 1976 Stanly Ozmun, manager of the Mid- way Co-op Elevator at Mankato, re- ported the new truck scales with an 80- foot deck were completed prior to the start of the wheat harvesi. The first load of wheat was brought into the elevator on June 19 by Milford Fall. The wheat harvested near Ionia made 30 bushels to the acre. Nell Lienberger delivered the first load to the Jewell Elevator the same day. Darus Henningsen and Evan Berg caught a turtle which measured 15 inches across, was 18 inches long and weighed more than 40 pounds. It was the fifth turtle Dams had caught that summer. Philip Menhusen and Chuck Murphy were pictured holding posters they had made advertising the carnival that was to be held July 3 on the fair- grounds. Also pictured with them were Fredrica Murphy, 4-H leader, and Carmen Korb, vice-chairman of the PRIDE group. Clarence Smith, Jewell County Highway Department engineer, was chosen as the outstanding rural county engineer for the enth'e United States. He was honored at a national conven- tion held at Salt Lake City. Carl Westin, mayor of Mankato, cited Lucy Wiley and Edna Walker, members of the Golden Years Club for their service assisting the aging. After 28 years of employement by the Jewell-Mitchell Rural Electric Co- operative, Ken Tubey retired. At the time of his retirement, he was serving as line foreman. July 5, 1956 An oil well was being drilled on the L. M. Beard farm in Erring township. Though the drilling operation had only been underway a week, the prospects for finding oil were said to be good. The work was expected to take another four or five weeks. The 42-year-old sister of Robert Meyer, the Jewell County attorney, was among those lost when a TWA plane went down in Arizona. An eight-unit motel was being con- structed at US Center Park near Leba- non. Jeanine Groenwold and Jack Seamans were married at the Grace Evangelical Church at Hastings. The couple planned to live at Haysville as the bridegroom was employed by Boeing at Wichita. Mrs. Wm. Spiegel reported the best sweet cam in the county was tasseling in Anna Wolfe's garden. JeweU's Heinen Implement Com- pany advised, "Harvest is over, all ac- counts are due." Since the rains came, the wheat that hadn't been cut is too weedy to cut. Sewing instructions were given to members of the Randall Cheerful Chief 4-H Club. Sharon Lienberger, Joaune Abram, Sharon Hart, June and Jeanne Gifffitts attended the meeting. Moth- ers attending the meeting were Vir- ginia Lienberger, Doris Abram and Margaret Hart. Fern Griffitts was the instructor. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Math were remodelling their farm home near Narka when the found some old coins and papers hidden behind the plaster. Included was bill from a Hubbell lum- ber yard for the materials used to build the house and a post card mailed from Bear Grove (wherever that was) in 1882. Several of the coins were minted in the 1860s. Ice cream was on the menu when the Brownscreek Garden Club met for breakfast. The five guests consumed a two-gallon freezer of ice cream. July 2, 1936 Harold Blacker's ton-and-a-half Chevrolet truck loaded with 85 bush- els of wheat upset on a slippery road. It was raining at the time and Harold ran offthe gravel onto a slick place and the truck skidded and shot for the ditch. Fearing a fire, Harold extricated him- self from the smashed cab in about a minute. In Odessa township the Democrats and Republicans flipped a dollar to see which party should name the trustee. The Republicans won. The Democrats then named the clerk and treasurer. Ed Applebee had started his thresher the prior week and S. W. Rouse started his on Monday. Missouri Pacific Railroad officals were in Jewell proposing to save a little money by cutting in half the train ser- vice on the Burr Oak Branch but JeweU businesses doubted crippling business activities along the branch line would prove to be a permanent benefit to the railroad. Sam Wolfe injured his hand while harvesting. Being too busy to have it cared for he worked a day and a half with one hand and while doing so got part of a fmger on the other hand OnthenightofJune25anumberof pinched off. The first injury became new Lee tires were stolen from Frances infected. Peroutek's service station at Esbon. Lost Saturday night in Jewell, a Sheriff Roe mailed cards giving a de- packagecontainingapairofmen ssilk scription of the tires and shortly hose and handkerchief. If found call thereafteer received a call from the .Mrs. W. E. Sanders. sheriff in Washington County. A resi- Berg Henninger lost a black sweater dent of that county had new Lee tires on his car and the serial numbers had been effaced. The owner of the vehicle was taken into custody and housed in the Jewell County Jail. It was later learned he was on parole from the Kansas pentinary, having been con- victed of auto theft. E.D. Fisher shipped five cars of Forty-one cars of wheat left the alalfa hay which he had baled direct Jewell elevators in the first seven days from the windrow. It was thought to of the harvest shipping season, Man- have been the first time anyone in day a special train was sent to Jewell to Jewell County baled hay directly from position additional cars for loading, a windrow. While some yields had topped 30 bush- A petition with 900 signers was els to the acre, 15 to 20 was the sent from Randall to Judge Pickle ask- norm.There were many fields of bound ing for the parole of Head Hutchinson. wheat and threshing rigs were at work Fred Gray added his name to the in the shocked fields, liste of invalids by falling from a lad- MarieChaney improved her beauty der and breaking the arch of his foot. shop by installing a suction fan which The E. L. Gray Implement Cam- helped lower the temperature of the pany unloaded two carloads of wag- room and brought in fresh air. ons. July 2, 1926 The Mayview Ladies Aid was plan- Mrs. G. J. Schumacher discovered ning an ice cream social with a large a rattlesnake in her bed and called Mrs display of fireworks and music by the Topliff for assistance. The two women Jewell Band on July 3. killed the snake. Chas Meeker went to his house Open 7 Days a Week with Same Day Appointments Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30 a.m. to Noon 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday - 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday - 7:30 to 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday - 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Blue Cross Blue Shield and Medicare Provider John Tyler D.C. Mankato, Kan. 785-648-0080 785-378-8047 NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING Thursday July 14, 2016 JEWELL COUNTY RECORD 12A Jewell County Historical Society purchased this years antique tractor to be given after the tractor pull Sunday at the east of JeweU and Jas. Motes lost a Antique Farm Machinery Show and Threshing Bee held July 16 and 17 in Mankato. The 1950 Farmall C tractor brown suitcase containing child's complete with the two bottom plow was purchased from Dean Larson, Leonardville. He restored the tractor, which clothes on the Jewell-Beloit road. included mechanical and repainting, to its current condition. Dean, who lives west of Leonardville, purchased the tractor June 30, 1916 from Larry Dettmer, also of Leonardville. Larry buys, sells and restores antique tractors, and bought the tractor from The City of Jewell installed two a gentlemen in Upland about five or six years ago. Jewell County Historical Society has invited both men to the horse fountains near the south comers Threshing Bee to see their previously owned tractor on display. of the community's park. The governing body of BUFFALO TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 4, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Jewell Fire Station for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. Detailed budget information is availablefrom a Township Officer and will be available at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits of the 2017 budget. Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation. 2015 2016 Proposed Budget 2017 Prior YearActual Actual Amount of Est. 'Actual Tax Tax 2016 Ad Tax Expenditures Rate* Rate* Expenditures Valorem TaxRate* 1,341 0.315 0.315 5,639 1,3800.299 0.315 0.315 5,639 1,380 [ 0.299 Nathan Greene Township Officer 0 General Debt Service Road Funds Spec. Road Noxious Weed Fire Protection 1,510 Totals 2,851 Less: Transfers 0 Net Expenditure 2,851 Total Tax Levied 0 Total Assessed Valuation 0 2014 0 0 0 0 Current Year Estimate of Expenditures 2,080 2,080 0 2,080 1,380 4,375,446 2015 0 0 0 0 'Fownship Ass. Val. only Outstanding Indebtedness, Jan 1 G.O. Bonds Other Lease Pur Princ Total *Tax rates are expressed in mills. Board Certified Health Care Providers ADA Certified 0 5,639 XXXXXX 4,616,976 3,084,074 2016 0 0 0 0 Andy Walker, M.D. Nolan Beavers, M.D. Marily Dunstan, A.P.R.N. Dianne Kramer, A.P.R.N. Bryan Houchens, P.A.C. Services Acute Inpatient care, Swing beds, Outpatient care, Pediatrics, Hospice, Crestvue Cottage Apartments, 24 Hour Emergency Room Diagnostic Laboratory, Digital Radiology, EKGs, CT Scans, MRIs, Halter Monitoring, Stress Testing, Venous and Carotid Doppler Studies, Echocardiograms, Annual Health Fair Participant, Women's Health Clinic and Kan Be Healthy Clinic Rehabilitation Diabetic Eductation, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy Jewell County Hospital - Providing a friendly, caring environment Serving our patients and community Jewell County Rural Health Clinic Jewell County Hospital 102 South Center, Mankato, Kan. 66956 100 Crestvue, Mankato, Kan. 66956 785-378-3511 ; 785-378-3137 carrying his big toenail in his pocket. A mule had stepped on it. The government was in the market for 62,800 horses. July 5, 1906 Harry Roquet installed a soda foun- tain at Jewell. For the first time in history an air ship circled the United States Capitol Dome. Senators and Representatives rushed to the front of the building to view the sight. Burr Oak and Ionia were figuring on new railroads. CON :i NMENTS .... =::: ::: i EOR OUR ::.: 6730 W Kellogg Drive~SUii~::#~ Wichita, K.5 67209 I .................... I :~harly Cummlngs~Diredor :i~i:: ii~,O-,496-7108 i ~;i: ~iI i ::i :: :~ ~ ~ ~ ~:! ~ s m s. ~ ~ ~ n ~m !:!~ ~ r~ ii ::: i::i~i~:~; i~g ~ ~ ~!~ii:: ~i~i!ii~:Gi~i~ i I I would appreciate your vote in the August 2 primary election for District #3 Jewell County Commissioner. I have served as Jewell County Commissioner for the past 4 years and with the new districting, I would be proud to serve as County Commissioner for the new District #3. Thank you for your support and I look forward to continuing to serve Jewell County as County Commissioner. Paid for by Mark Fleming - Karla Fleming, Treasurer NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The governing body of GRANT TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at Nancy Higbee Residence 801 Omio Rd. for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the pro/~osed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. Detailed budget information is available from a Township Office and will be available at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits of the 2017 budget. Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation. Funds General 3,524 Debt Service Road Noxious Weed Sped al Mach Totals 3,524 Less: Transfers Net Expenditure Total Tax Levied 2015 2016 Prior Year Actual Actual Actual Tax Tax Expenditures Rate* Rate* 1.208 1.059 0 3,524 2,260 iTotal Assessed Valuation 1,870,289 Township Ass. Valuation on y Outstanding Indebtedness, Jan 1 G.O. Bonds Other Lease Pur Princ Total *Tax rates are expressed in mills. 2014 0 0 0 0 "1.20~ 1.059 Current Year Estimate of Expenditures 5,000 5,000 0 5,000 2,260 2,134,966 2015 0 0 0 0 Proposed Budget 2017 Amount of Est. 2016 Ad Tax Expenditures Valorem TaxRate* 9,679 2,260 0.969 9,679 0 9,679 XXXXXX 2,333,393 2,163,918 2016 0 0 0 0 2,260 0.969 La Vernia Peters Township Off'wer NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING The governing body of WALNUT TOWNSHIP JEWELL COUNTY will meet on August 2, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. at John Dillon Residence for the purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed use of all funds and the amount of ad valorem tax. Detailed budget information is available from a Township Officer and will be available at this hearing. BUDGET SUMMARY Proposed Budget 2017 Expenditures and Amount of 2016 Ad Valorem Tax establish the maximum limits of the 2017 budget. Est Tax Rate is subject to change depending on the final assessed valuation. Funds General 3,492 Debt Service Road Special Mach Totals 3,492 Less: Transfers 0 Net Expenditure Total Tax Levied 2015 2016 Proposed Budget Prior Year Actual Current Year Acttral Actual Tax Estimate ofTax Expenditures Rate* Expenditures Rate* Expenditures 3.243 4,500 2.797 3.243 4,500 2.797 0 0 3,492 4,500 12,772 4,000 4,000 xxxxx 12,772 4,000 12,772 4,000 2017 Amount of Est. 2016 Ad Tax Valorem TaxRate* 2.548 2.548 --dValua on I I I Township 1,233,606 1,430,047 1,569,574 Outstanding Indebtedness, Jan I 2014 2015 2016 Other [ ~ "0 "0 Lease Pur Princ [ -0 -0 "0 Erma Dillon, Total [ O" 0 ~ Township Offwer *Tax rates are expressed in mills.