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\, |1 No 7 A CONSOLIDATION OF THE WESTERN ADVOCATE, JEWELL COUNTY MONITOR, AND THE FORMOSO NEW ERA. IF IT'S FOR JEWELL COUNTY, WE'RE FOR IT. 2 Sections - 16 pages and Supplements Annual Jewell Antique Farm Ma- Show and Threshing begin this Saturday, hue through July 22 in the Man- Park and area to the both days are !que engines, steam threshers, gas trac- and old cars. beth days a.m. with the old time Ling Bee. The Sunday Service with Bennie the singing ran- , conducting~will begin at a.m. He will be in concert with country and gos- music. tractor and antique each day will p.m. all day Saturday will be catered by Mankato, Kansas Thursday, July 19, 1984 Ill The Mankato Fire Depart- ment has recently acquired a rural brush fire fighter with a rapid response mini-pumper to use in fighting brush fires. Dr. Richard Kimball donat- ed the truck service body, a 1980 FMC with 4 wheel drive and CB radio. The Kansas State Forestry Extension Service and Man- kate City each furnished half the cost of the slide in unit, the tank pump and hose reel. Steve McAtee, director of the Jewell County Emergency Preparedness and the Jewell County Commissioners sup- plied the two way radio com- munication system for the vehicle. This was installed by McAtee and Don Koester and is on the sheriffs office system and other county fire depart- ments. Members of the Mankato Volunteer Fire Department assembled the equipment and Jim Trafton painted the truck. The work of the new fire fighter was completed last week. It is stored in the west side of the City Fire Station. Chamber o/ Commerce Meeting Dr. Richard Kimball, left, the Mankato Rural Fire De- who donated the pickup truck partment, is pictured with for the brush fire fighter to City Administrator Don JEWELL [LIONS CLUB Lions Club met at the K & C Care Thursday evening. Zone Chairman, Carl Westin opened the meeting in ab- The regular meeting of the sence of our president, Rich- Mankato Chamber of Corn- ard Ahlvers. merce was held Monday noon Penny Menhusen gave an July 16, at the Buffalo Roam interesting talk about her ex- Steakhouse with the presi- periences at Lions All State COUNTY COOKIES The Jewell County K-18 Cookies lost to Smith Center, 9 to 4, in their first game of the League Tournament at Scandia on July 10. Shawn Frost, Doug Benoit, John Clark, Mike Schlotterback, JamesKemmerer, and Jon Roberts collected a total of ten base hits. James Kemmerer pitched. He struck out seven, walked three, and gave up seven hits in the game. Smith Center went on to win the championship game by defeating Kensington. Hamilton, center, and Fire Cheif Don Snyder, right. IDELLA JOHNSON, CENTENARIAN, DIES Idella M. Johnson, 101, pas- sed away Sunday, July 15 at the Jewell County Hospital. Her funeral services were held Tuesday, July 17 at the Kramer Funeral Home, burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery. Kramer Funeral Home, Man- kate, was in charge of funeral arrangements. JEWELL COUNTY NOXIOUS WEED DEPARTMENT Don Medlin, Weed Director Glasco won over Cuba to take "Musk Thistle must be Con- WAGON WHEELERS Burr Oak Wagon Wheelers will have a square dance at the Mankato Football Field, Saturday, July 21 at 8:30 to 11:00 p.m. with Rich Gates calling. Richard Martin-114 East Lowder, Jefferson visited Kelly Ayres-716 NorthWest and Sa- Ron and Linda Shulka-302 South Lincoln Commercial group to appear on these two Luverne Schultz-114 South major events each year. High The Fox Brothers say they are looking forward to their personal appearance in Man- kate. Tickets may be picked up at the following Jewell County businesses: Burr Oak State Bank, The Randall Bank, State Bank of Esbon, The Formoso Bank, State Ex- change Bank, Mankato, First National Bank, Mankato, Citi- zens State Bank, Jewell, Es- ben Oil and Curl's Repair, Jensen Oil and Gas, Mankato and J's Jif-e-Stop, Jewell, Montrose Elevator, Den's Electronics Service, Mankato, Midwest Lumber Yard, Man- kate, Ellis Chiropractic Clinic, and Farmway Credit Union. SOCIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE TO BE HERE Gene Lundgren, Represen- tative of the Social Security Administration will next visit Mankato on July 24, 1984. Persons desiring information are requested to call at the Courthouse Basement, be- tween the hours of 10:00 to 12:00. NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING There will be an introduc- tory session on the ovulation method of natural family plan- ning on Wed., July 25, 1984 at 7:30 p.m. in St. Joseph Hospi- tal's dining rooms A & B, sponsored by St. Joseph Hos- pital's natural family planning center; the instructor is Ja- nine Johnson, NFPP. Hope to see you! Marvin Loomis announced the Armory will be closed while the National Guard Unit is at camp. BUYS FLOWER PATCH Barbara Thomas has pur- chased '+Fhe Flower Patch" from Sheryl and John Fogo. Barbara has been managing the flower shop since May 1. Summer hours are 10 to 2 during July and August. Bar- bara may be called at her home if necessary. GENEALOGISTS V-President, Bruce Nutter; 2nd V-president, Leonard Greenburg; 3rd V-president, Clark Foster; Tail Twister, Carroll Everist; Asst. Tail Twister, Dale Park; Lion Tamer, Dale Crangle; Direc- tors, Robert Herbig, Vernon Eaton, Don White, and Reeve Hawkins; Sec. Treas., Bob Switzer. Katherine provided our des- sert in dedication of another year, so in gratitude we rendered the birthday song. Vernon Eaton's name was drawn. Now Wilma can treat play Clyde at 8:30 p.m. on July 18. THRESHING BEE TV PROGRAM A group of boosters for the 7th Annual Antique Farm Machinery Show and Thresh- ing Bee, July 21 and 22 in ankato, were featured on the Lloyd Thomas Farm Program over KHAS-TV Saturday morning. Those who took part in the telecast were Hap Wilson, Rex Headrick, Conley Cleve- land, Jim Hills, Mankato, and subject to a fine and/or penal- ty. William Greenwood, Nox- ious Weed Law Administrator of the Kansas State Board of Agriculture, has given instru- ctions to the district and county weed supervisors say- ing "Any landowner who lets Musk Thistel seed in 1984 must be put on a fall spray program". The spring programs have not been very satisfactory because the last two years the weather conditions have not been favorable for early treat- KANSAS RESOURCES him to a coket Larry McCord, Superior. ment and late treatment Lee Nichols, president of Pres. Gary Appleton sug- (after May 1st) is not getting a the North Central Kansas gested a ladies night in the NCK VO~ECH satisfactory kill on the thist- Genealogical Society, w ill give park on Aug. 23 with a NATIONAL WINNERS les. Excellent control with the program. She will tell us catered chicken supper. There NCK Vo-Tech cam~e_ home 24D or dicamba (Banvel) has where to look and what we was no negative response so from the recent National can find in our own state in its on the agenda. V.I.C.A. Skill Olympics Con- been obtained if the plants are sprayed in th rosette doing research for our ances- Dale Park moved that we test held in Louisville, Ken., tors and their heritage. Lee was asked to be one of the speakers at the genealogy workshop at Topeka in June in conjunction with the Kan- sas State Historical Society dedication. It was necessary that Lee contact many of the libraries, museuml, etc. to get the necessary information she was able to aim) locate I~rm)ns to be contacted for informa- tion. Lee's research responsi- bility covered a large area of the central part of Kansu. This information is the basis for her talk. This will be a program of interest not only to genealo- gists but to anyone who might be interested in finding out more of the history of Kansas. Visitors are welcome. The meeting will be held at our regular time -- 2:00, July 21 at the Paris Room of the Cawker City Library. The N.C.K. Genealogy Society regularly meets on the third Saturday of each month. REMEMBERS EARLY DRILLING Harry Boston was in the Record office last week stating that he remembers an oil well drilling was made west of Mankato in the early 20's. Edna Walker and brother, Russell, when contacted stated there was an unsuc- cessful drilling on their uncle Fred Walker's place a mile south of Don Siemon's resi- dence on Highway 36 five miles west of Mankato. Edna and Russell's father J.C. Walker leased land to the dril- ling company also. support the NCKVTS nursing program with a scholarship again this year. Motion was seconded and carried. Volunteers for the wee pee tournament gate were asked for. The days of July 14-15 are involved with each team play- ing two games each day. Also volunteers were lined up for the Jewell Co. Threshing Bee for July 21-22. CONTEST WINNERS Mid-Kansas Senior Services Nutrition Program is pleased to announce the winners of the "Cooking for One (or Two) Recipe Contest". Of 162 re- cipes entered by 91 partici- pants, seven category win- ners were selected on the basis of nutritional value, ease of preparation and storage, and overall appearance and flavor. The Grand Prize win- ner was Mrs. Eiva Wills, Beioit, who submitted Frozen Fruit Slush, a summertime treat! Category winners were: Armand Paradis, Salina for Liver and Onions with Bean Sprout, Ona Larson, Lincoln for Red Cabbage Kraut; Ann Smith, Herington for Raisin Bran Muffins; Dor- othy Munro, Mankato for North African Carrot Salad; Dorothy Brummer, Cawker City, for Grapefruit Medley; and Mrs. Wilson McMahan, Clay Center for Granola. Cookbooks, containing all re- cipes, will be ready for distri- bution by mid-August. For more information, write or call -MKSS, 2601 Anderson, Man- hattan, Ks. 66502, (913) 776- 9294. with three winners. Gary Dahi, Formoso, won fourth place in the Bricklaying Con- test, which involved forty-two previous State winners in that particular skill. His parents are Norman and Shirley Dahl, and he graduated from Pike Valley High School in Scandia. Robert Baker, Jr., Meriden, Kans. was first place winner in the Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning contest. He was first in a field of forty contestants for this national honor. His parents are Robert and Rose Baker of Meriden, and graduated from Jefferson West High School. Brad Graves, Greenleaf, Kans., won second in the National Industrial Electro- nics Contest in competition with thirty other previous State winners. His parents are Merlin and Betty Graves and he attended Washington High School. Leith Watts is instructor for Plumbing, Heating and Air conditioning. Stanley Creitz and Kevin Vering are instruc- tors for Industrial Electronics, and Don Allphin is instructor for Bricklaying. Director Bob Severance ex- pressed great enthusiasm for the way the students placed. "We are competing with the top students in the nation in this particular contest, and our students did an excellent job". Keith and Doane Sells of Belleville, brothers of Kenny Sells visited him last week. Keith is a twin brother of+ Kenny. stage in the spring. Our demostration plots have given excellent control (nearly 1002) with fall treat- ment of picloram {Tordon). Picloram {Tordon is a re- stricted use herbicide and needs to be applied by a certi- fied applicator. Your county weed director can help you with the proper choice of chemical and time to treat. Successful fall treat- ment can be made until Dec- ember 1st. SCANDIA PICNIC The Scandia Picnic will be July 21 with special entertain- ment by the Street Bank of Wichita. Also featured will be Richard Miller of Lindsberg who built a 9 foot Dala House in 1981. There will be a soap box derby for K-8 graders, a fun run and canoe races besides the regular events, bike races, parade, cake walk, horse-shoe pitching and street dance. For fun run informa- tion call 335-2241 and for the canoe races 374-4354. FEDERAL EMPLOYEES If you're taking a job with the Federal Government, here's some important infor- mation. All Federal workers hired after December 31, 1983, are now covered by Social Security. This means if .you've been working in a job m private industry that was covered by Social Security, you'll have the same protec- tion in your new Federal job. The Social Security credits you earn will be added to your earnings record. c~shotohave one MadisonRaymnd Crouch-423 East ,~h~.~v'~ or see " Lucy McBride-215 North reshing Bee" Commercial 'affable in a of one or seven. A limited are available if you are collec- can not be fifty Complete sets the "7th An- Thresh- n minted for The on sale at on beth Satur- Snyder op Booth. also or t604 N. High. medallions, are the admissions same approx. as a silver dollar mounted in belt ties, or neck- in the fun in to the past. evniaga or r, co-chairman. evenings. V.F.W. and I~ons Club theare in charge of Museum, Phar- ing, K & ;hange Shop.It~ymnd event is sponsored by County Historical Freddies Fun Center-114 E. Jefferson Ron and Linda Shulka-214 W. Jefferson Rick Leece-221 West Jefferson Disconnects MANKATO CITY REPORT Connects Kevin Harris-215 North nation. The Fox Brothers are know worldwide because of their vast number of appear- ances on Network Television each year. Currently they may be seen nightly on the CBN Cabel Network on "Sing Out America" and "Nashville RFD". The Fox Brothers state that after all the traveling for personal and television ap- pearances that it is always good to pull back into Nash- ville for their annual appear- ances at Fan Fair and the Disc Jockey Convention. The Fox Brothers are the only gospel FOX BROTHERS ARRIVING SOON On Wed., Aug. 1, 8:30 p.m. the world famous Fox Broth- ers of Nashville, Tenn. will be appearing in Mankato at the Mankato High School Football field. Plans are already under- way for this spectacular event. This concert is expec- ted to draw in 1000 people. The Fox Brothers perform approximately 200 concerts each year singing to thous- ands of people across the music throughout. are welcome. is log skid- connection draft horse plowing was new last year. number of reser- the Flea Market Exhibitions have there is still more. as before, is show for under 6 The Threshing beth are on sale at the m advance at the [cations: Jewell dent, Reed Campbell in Band in Manhattan the first third place, trolled" Land owners and events of beth daysAdvertising the 7th Annual Jim Hills, left, board of direc- play for the first time this charge of the business ses- week in June. The 220 mem- In a practice game at Downs neighbors have been corn- Antique tractor pull, Antique Machinery and tors member, in front of an year will be 1917 cross engine sion. ber band marched in the Lions on July 15, the Cookies won 13 plaining about those large ~mithing, baker fan, making, foundry ana Threshing Bee July 21 and 22 antique threshing machine on Huber tractor and a 1924It was noted to help sponsor State parade and played the, to 2. Justin Basart, Shawn purple flowered thistles that in Mankato, sponsored by the Highway 36. Jim s wife Elea- Rumley oil pull tractor lent by Debbie Benoit in the Junior Stars and Stripe ForeverFrost, Doug Benoit, Mike are bursting and scattering -~, post rock working, Jewell County Historical nor is in charge of publicity Forrest Pense of Harvard, Miss pageant, for 15 blocks. Now that would Schlotterback, Wynn Alexan- seed over the countryside. threshing, steam lure- Society are Wayne Hap for the event. Nebr. Lyle Dauner announced the seem like a portion of foreverl der, and Kurt Roberts hit for Musk Thistle is a noxious ill, tractor teeter-totter, Wilson, president, right, and Other old machinery on dis- Sidewalk Sale in MankatoShe brought her clarinet and eleven base hits. Shawn Frost, weed and must be controlled. S'Nebraska Draft Horse ...... ation plowing and log July 27 with $200 in Mankato played a solo for us. Thank Justin Basart, Wynn Alexan- K.S.A. 2-1314, is a law inacted Big Bucks to be given away. you Penny. der, and Doug Benoit pitched, by the Kansas Legislature mg exhibition, horse red grinding, rope Wes Alexander gave a re-Walter Campbell initiated They combined for ten strike that puts the responsibility on , flea market ana port on the possibility of a the new officers for 84-85 by outs, two walks, and four hits. the land owner, or the admini- loan through N.C.R.P. Corn- asking each individually what In their first game of the strator of government or cor. Wheat weaving, log mission to the Dubuque plant his duties were. They are: Sub Regional Tournament at porate lands. Anyone falling funnel cakes, road with Western and for expansion. President, Gary Api)leton; 1st Scandia, Jewell County will to comply with the law is