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COUNTY RECORD Thursday, August 7, 2003 Express and Record Classifieds Phone 402-879-3291 or 785-378-3191 or come in to 148 E. Third in Superior or 111 E. Main in Mankato to place your ad ARMY National Guard has 3etskills career on track. We offer college money, steady at 800-432-2447 or visit gb.army.mil. WELDING Institute, Inc. Become a certified pipe Earn top pay in ian~ For Sale 2x6; 2x8; lx6; lx12; lx41 after 6 p.m., 785-378- 16-33-2p .~ cattle business, my brand. Ralph Wilton, evenings. 16-33-3c squares of Heritage 16-32-3p FOR sale. Kenny Corman, 16-32-3p wreaths s, canning tomatoes, dill, apples, sweet corn, new ~lgplant Produce and Pump- 402-879-3340. 16-33-1c 20-inch front till Snowblower, 24- 785-428-3332. 16-32-2c LAWN MOWER, like cut, 14 1/2 h.p. Briggs 1 engine-S750; Futon, new, mixer, $50; drop leaf Ed and Pat Wright at 16-31 -tfp WIND break trees and Austrian pines. 14 foot. Choose now for Prices as low as Roger Bofiling, Byron. evenings. 16-30-6c HOMEOWNERS WANTED!!! Kayak Pools is looking for demonstration homesites to display our proven (70,000 plus customers), "Mainte- nance Free" Kayak pool. Save thou- sands!H'CALL NOW! 877-529-7625 or visit us on the web at www.kayakpoolsoftherockies.com. (Year-end close ouflH) 17-Electronics DIGITAL BIG screen TV. Take on small payments, good credit required. 800-398-3970. 17-32-2p 21-Feed and Seed CERTIFIED, REGISTERED, seed wheat for sale: 2137, 2145, Jagger, Karl 92, Wesley. Btends available on request. Cleaning bin run. Call Calvin Bohnert, Jewell, Kan., 785-428-3558, ce11-785-738-7589. 21-33-6c RON TICE Seed is taking orders for. ,certified seed wheat. Bulk only, rea- sonable prices. Jagger2137, Karl 92, 2145, Trego. Call 785-738-3111 or 0165. 21-33-8c LARGE ROUND bales grass-brome hay. 785-753-4041 or 785-753-4351. 21-32-2c ALFALFA SEED for sale. $1 per pound. Eldrick Grummert, 402-225- 4197. 21-31-3p 22-Vehicles 1974 CHEVROLET BLAZER, 4- wheel drive, runs good. $1,000 or best offer. 402-879-3763. 22-33-tfc 1979 CHEVROLET PICKUP, 1/2 ton. Runs good. Good school tt~ck. $1,000 or best offer. 402-879-3763 22-33-tfc 1997 CHEVROLET PICKUP, 30,000 miles. 261/2 foot, fifth-wheel Prowler, good, clean, ready-to-go. 402-879- 4494. 22-33-1 p 30-Musical Instruments SNARE DRUM, case and stand. $50, 785-378-3492. 30-33-3c ALTO SAXOPHONE, good condition. 402-756-7417. 30-32-6c TRUMPET, ENTERTAINMENT cen- ter, 402-879-3307. 30-29-6c 36-Thank you A VERY SPECIAL thank you to Dr. Blecha and all of the staff of the Brod- stone Memorial Hospital for the ex- cellent care I received while a patient there. Also, thank you to everyone for the cards, flowers and visits. It was very much appreciated. Mel Diehl. 36-33-1c THE FAMILY of Ellis Pettit wish to express their deepest appreciation foryour prayers, thoughts, cards, food and memorials before and after her passing. A special thank you to the staff of the Good Samaritan Center in Superior for their kindness in canng for Ellis and her family the last four years. 36-33-1 p THANK YOU for the cards, visits, _prayers and concern during my re- cent surgery and since returning home. Wayne Dunn. 36-33-1c THANKS TO my f,3mily and many friends for cards, flowers, visits and balloons while I was in the hospital, the many people who have helped me since returning home, the EMTs for getting me to the hospital, the nurses, aids and staff for the super care, and Dr's Blecha, Leibel and Jason for getting me up and going again. All these kindnesses and con- cerns are greatly appreciated. My specia) thanks to all! Reva Conger. 36-33-1 c White Rock Board approves budget County joins others in budget woes (Continued from Page 1) consulted on this matter. Jim Vaughan, solid waste director, received a letter from KDHE stating new rules and regulations for the C&D Landfill will go into effect early in 2004. Shannon Meier, EMS director, re- ported 37 ambulance runs for July with $15,549 billed and collections of $10,843. The alternator went out twice on EMS 4 last week. The EMS garage door spring broke and Meier had to make repairs to the doors. Meier also reported the IV pump for EMS 4 went out and had to be sent in for repairs. Meier is looking into the cooperative purchasing program for discounts on supplies. He told about the helicopter class. Grants for providing training for ore-hospital training life support was discussed. Meier plans to see if he can utilize the grant. Payroll dated July 10 and Aug. 7 and bills dated Aug. 11 were paid: General $91,556.31; Noxious Weed 5,645.35;~ Employee Benefits 90.95; .Ambulance 20,889.81; Special High- way 7,024.88; 911 7,962.25; Special Bridge 19,414.51; Road and Bridge 92,239.22; Public Health 19,492.30; Appraiser 7,841.37; Ambulance Equip. 758.79; Solid Waste 23,138.25; Pay- roll Clearing 131.401.45. Total is 427,455.44.. Boyd Silsby from the Jewel l County Historical Society, stated that the soci- ety appreciated the help in the past and would appreciate any help for next year's budget. Jim Foster, general superintendent, presented an agreement for inspection of bridge hinge pins for project 45 C Olive Hill grown chickens. 402-225-2105. t6-24-tfc -MEN: stock salt pound bags. 402-879- 16-49-tfc All brands of soft- 800-544-9092. 16-2-ffc lIFT certificates, useful for now available at The 16-40-ffp vinyl letters make snap. Have yours cus- Superior Publishing 402-879-3291 We also and letter trucks. 16-12-ffp in stock or will Superior Publishing 16-20-tfp DirecTV system in- Subscribe to ticket' get four months Access 225 plus Digital quality picture imited time offer. 800- State fair prices video, price list 800- Center Showcase, orontheweb Jlifespas.com. ]ROS. Supply, Newton, , Fax 316-283- lrrangements now to 3uy "Blu-Jet" fertilizer nimal acres needed. PPED-ACCESSIBLE extra additions. Menke a Wardcraft dealer t accessible credits may be avail- S: 40x8x8 or Camlock doors with pe- hardwood floors will $1,650-$2,650. 785- on to our web site at mry.com for complete specs., pricing. LDING sale! Strong, ver- Visit us on the America-one steel .=1 Building, Extension 79. materials. Steel starting at $32 per Call for cata- In Kansas: Hoys, and Louisburg, 800- delivery avail- 1994 FORD F-150, club cab pickup with Tommy lift. Automatic transmis- sion. 402-879-3501 or 402-879-3925. $3,000. 22-28-tfc HOSKINS AUTO SALES DRIVE A LITTLE AND SAVE A LOT Highway 6, Hastings Ave. Hastings, Neb. Phone 402-463-1466 Phone 402-743-2255 22-10-tfc 23-Recreational 14-FOOT ALUMINUM boat and trailer with 1983 15HP Evinrude motor, low hours. Two padded seats. Wayne Peterson, 402-226-2321-evenings. 23-32-tfc TRX 250 EX $2,999 HONDA BEST ON EARTH Garbers 402-729-2294 23-33-1c ~974 DODGE motorhome. 402-879- 4113. 22-21-ffc 24-Real Estate THREE BEDROOM, owner financ- ing, low down, $395 per month for 17 years, new paint and roof, new cen- tral air, 402-830-3760, 402-746-2993. 24-33-2c SUPERIOR ACREAGE with three houses for sale. Call 785-647-5991 or 785-647-6741 after dark. 24-13-tfc 26- Notice SOCIAL SECURITY disability claims; Sauoders and Saunders, Attorneys at Law. No recovery - no fee! 800- 259-8548. BREAST CANCER survivors. You may be at risk for osteoporosis. If interested in a community and home- based prevention study through Uni- versity of Nebraska Medical Center, call 402-472-7366. By Rosemary Hasemeyer The budget, as proposed and pub- lished, was approved by White Rock Bethany Melby, Mankato, was a School Board members at Monday's' visitor during the Sunday morn,~g nights meeting in Esbon. worship service at the Olive Hill A budget hearing was heid prior to''~hurcfi" Ushers w-ere Ken Winslow the board meeting with no audience and Roger Wilton. present. Superintendent Bill Walker The township meeting was held at discussed the budget and explained the home of Robert' Harvey. Cheryl that there will be no change in the mill Russell attended. levy and in the next year and that the Darren Thompson was promoted to mill levy may go down over 1.726 more. During the regular board meeting routine business was conducted. Text- book waivers and a transportation re- quest from the Lorence family were approved. Summer employment contracts were approved, for Sheila Tucker, Clifford Barnes and Yancey Walker; assistant high school volleyball coach contract approved for Mary Sawyer. The superintendent's report in- cluded these items: First day of school dates of other schools in the league. Audit completed to be reported on by a Mapes and Miller representative in September. Presented Kansas State Depart- ment of Education 2003 Adequate Yearly Progress Report results: 2003 reading targets set by the state is K-8 51.2 percent and 9-12 state is 44 per- cent; White Rock elementary tested 76 percent and White Rock Middle School tested 84 percent, and White Rock High School tested 71 percent. In mathematics the state target is set at K- 8, 46.8 percent and 9-12, 29.1 percent; White Rock elementary tested 88.5 percent, White Rock Middle School tested 75.9 percent and Wfiite Rock High School tested 63.6 percent. It was decided to lock in the natural gas prices at $5.97 a decatherm which is a 28 percent increase from last year. Bids were accepted from American Boiler and Machanical for water soft- eners at both attendance centers at a cost of $4,976 for the Esbon building and $5,044 at Burr Oak. Student projected enrollment was reported as 136. The board approved the school bus maximum speed limits: Kansas high- ways, 65; freeway, 70; urban areas, 30; county roads, 55, except as provided in special hazard exists that require lower speed for compliance with KSA 8- 1557 and amendments thereto, the lim- its specified in this subsection or estab- lished as authorized by law shall be maximum lawful speeds. The policy handbooks were ap- proved as presented and the "Home Rule" was adopted. Board members present were Bill Wilson, Lorie Yelken, Ray Mizner, Wanda Frasier, Ken Garman, Jim Reed. Absent was board member Lesa Peroutek. - Car of the Week 1996 Ford Explorer XCT 4x4 4-door V-6 auto, power windows and locks, tilt, cruise, cassette aluminum wheels, 100,000 miles s4,750 IIHayes Auot Sales] 11 Superior, Neb. - (402) 879-4439 II I Todd 402-879-3860 " Calvin 402-879-31 8 I exterior I stain and COMPLETE EXHAUST SYSTEM INSTALLATION manager of the Midway Coop Eleva- tor, Burr Oak. Darren has been em- ployed there for five years. Gary Hanna, Riley, was a Tuesday evening visitor of Jim and Marlene Stone. Pauline Hanson, Oak, visited Zelda Schuster. Anya and Allison Thompson were overnight guests of their aunt and uncle, Eileen and Mick Jahn, Kearney. Donna and Gary Hanna, Riley, were last Tuesday overnight guests of Vera Dye. Wednesday they went toHastings where they attended an auction. Vera accompanied them. Ruth Hale, Juniata, visited Dee Ross. Visitors in the home of Twila Cool were Jerry Co~l, York, Corey Underwood and Jill Whiteley, Tonya and Walker Cool, Superior. Armona Stineman, Kimball, and hergrandchildren, Ricky and Samantha Nelson, Lincoln, Neb., were Sunday afternoon visitors of Iiliff and Lena USD 278 board has special meeting At a special meeting Monday, Su- perintendent H. Dean Schultz rc viewed. the budget for fiscal year 2004 with the members of the USD 278 Board of Education. During the regular board meeting the budget was approved as presented. Mei Brown was present to thank the board for the use of the old gym for.the 4-on-4 basketball tournament July 19. He reported that Scott Brown had a successful tournament and has suc- cessfully found adequate posts for the basketball goals. Bondsman, Steve Shogren, George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, discussed the potential bond election for district building roof repairs. A contract with George K. Baum and Co. for financial advisory and campaign management services for the bond election was ap- proved. After an executive session to dis- cuss nonelected personnel, Schultz rec- ommended an increase in hourly rates for all returning classified employees of 30 cents and that classified contracts be sent out Tuesday. The board voted to approve these recommendations. Pike Valley will lease the district handicap accessible bus for the 2003- 04 school year. There were two 10- mile transportation requests from Pike Valley to enter USD 278 district to ' pick up children. One request was denied because it was submitted after the July 15 deadline. One request was approved because of confusion of the patron as to where .:he paperwork should be submitted. Neil Becker reported he had been in contact with Ken Garman from USD 1 04 regarding a meeting for the Jewell County Educational Cooperative Com- mittee. USD 279 will also be contacted and a meeting date and time will be established. The facilities supervisor contract for the coming school year for Bob Roush was approved in the annual amount of $1,000. An increase of $1,250 to Schuitz's half-time superintendent's contract and DaleTrne's elementary principal con- tract for 2003-04 were approved. Brenda Flinn was hired as Mankato High School assistant cook. Discussion ensued regarding estab- tanks I Center, Neb. Jj clip & save 4020-01 (Steuben Bridge). The in- spection has to be completed every two years with Jewell County provid- ing 20 percent of the funding. Foster had a request from Ronald Jehanek to bury waterline along section 9 Odessa to section 5 of Odessa and the commis- sioners approved this request. Foster reported that the New Holland tractor moweris being repaired. He discussed bridge and road projects. The agree- ment for inspection of the Steuben Bridge was approved and signed. Kim Ost, sheriff, reported the jail is currently full with four prisoners and he has three other prisoners housed at Bellevillc. A,itlv,.i)il.~ has been placed at the Juncli~m Ctty facility. Other prisoners of the county are in custody in other counties. Those prisoners will be sent to this county after the other counties finish their cases. A need to appoint another doctor as coroner was discussed. This would make a doctor available when needed. The sheriff department budget was discussed. Linda Woemer, health department director, reported the number of visits for July. She reported $12,591.95 in collections for July 2003, versus $4,406.88 in collections a year ago in July. Personnel was discussed. Carla Waugh, county clerk, re- viewed abatement number 1362 and 1364. She reported that abatement number 1363 was voided, It was de- cided to sign abatement number 1362 and 1364. Gloria Schlaefli, Jewell County Record/News, discussed the 2004 p.roposed county budget with the commissmners. Judge Bingham dis- cussed prisoners. 3146 : E)263I Banks. Paul and Linda Hutchinson were among other who helped with the Va- cation Bible School at the Superior Church of Christ.the past week. A total of 72 Children attended. The program was held Sunday evening. Gary Hasemeyer was a Sunday af- ternoon and evening visitorin the home of Jim, Jeanne and Todd Keifer near Guide R6ck. Sunday dinner guests of C~raid and Jacqueline Boyles at a Superior cafe were Ken, Susan, Landon and Austin Winslow and Bethany Melby. Marabeth Olson and sons, Frank- fort, were Thursday and Friday house guests in the home of Herbert and Carolyn Alley. Bonnie Langer took Vera Dye and Phyllis Doyle to the Webber Home- makers Breakfast at Lovewell Lake. Zack and Megan Widget, Kearney, are house guests this week in the home of their uncle and aunt, Darren, Jes- sica, Anya and Allison Thompson. Jim and Marlene Stone visited in the home of Norma Imler, Juniata, Saturday. Dennis Dye, Hebron, visited his mother, Vera Dye. Callers the past wet~k in the Hasemeyer home were David Watters, Randolph, Neb., and Gloria Havens and her granddaughter. Mankato ' The Farmway Credit Union Build- ing is undergoing redecorating. New wallpaper was applied and new carpet- mg will be installed. The south side of Dick' s TV, Furni- ture and Appliances, has been remod- eled. A new doorway was installed and Rick and Trent Lehrling are paint- mg the two south entrances. The front of the Jewell County His- torical Society Museum building is getting a new look. It was sand blasted this last week and tuck pointing is being done this week. Lyle Dauner was honored by fam- ily, friends and co-workers with coffee and cake at the Mankato Professional Pharmacy and a surprise party held at Critters helping him celebrate his 50th birthday. Alberta Diamond spent the week- end at Coming with her daughter and family, Pam and Kenneth Kramer. They went to Emporia joining other family members, Denise and Robert Kneisler, Mayetta; Belinda Kneisler and Matt; B fidget and Aaron Tannahill, Soldier and Kenneth Kneisler and his new bride, Christie. Wayne Dunn, who had surgery re- cently, is recovering at home. Jack and Jeanie Blair spent the weekend of Aug. 2 and 3 visiting their daughters, Barbara and Mary, and fami- lies at Rose Hill and Mt. Hope. They stayed at Jack's sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Loibl, Wichita. Mary May's son, Jesse Ost, has moved to Hays to attend college there. A,1 Inc. Collision Repair & Auto Sales Jeff Guilkey, Owner 133 East Third * Superior, Neb. * 402-879-3559 Christian Gleaners meet Mankato Christian Church Glean- ers met Aug. 4 with 13 in attendance. Routine business was conducted Rose Damon, Gayl Hancock and Bemeita McElroy were appointed to the nominating committee for the com- ing election. A birthday card was signed for Berniece Sl~irley for her 92nd birth- day. Hancock gave the devotions and program. Thadd Hinkle gave closing prayer. Marjorie Moser furnished the lunch which Audrey Hamilton served. qlb lishing an insurance committee for the Vet Rep visits Aug. 27 2004-05 school year, the pu~ose of Russell A. Sharff, Disabled Veter- which is to research opttons mr me ans' Outreach Program Representa- district employees for the 200~-05 tive will be in Mankato Aug. 27, 9:30 school year. Board member Steven to 11 at the Courthouse, to work with Little agreed to sere as the board all veterans seeking employment in representative on this committee, the public or private sector. Jewell County Memorie 100 Years Ago George McClung and Miss Glenna White are planning to attend the Kan- sas City business college. George has been helping at The Republican news- paper this summer. Climbing markets and climbing~ crops make people in this part of the world feel that proslSerity of a very substantial sort is coming their way. Wm. Collie and family of Ionia will be soon moving to Jewell. New prairie hay is coming in at $4 a ton. Cy Grimm saw a pack of eight wolves in his ~t,bble !ie!d 80 Years Ago Brown's Creek seems to have the ho,~r ,ff paying her taxes more com- pletely thatt any other townshipin Jew- ell Coumy. The Boy Scout stand did good busi- ness at the Old Settler's celebration. They sold 2,250 ice cream cones, us- ing 55 gallons of ice cream; 1,200 bottles of pop; 70 pounds of ham- burger steak in sandwiches and 70 gal- lons of lemonade. Esbon got a three inch rain; Burr Oak and down the White Rock, from three inches to five inches are reported. The Oak Creek Old Settlers 53rd anniversary will be celebrated in the Van Dergiesen Grove four miles north and four miles west of Cawker City. John Alcom, formerly of Mankato, is now at Fairbury with his skating rink. The Randall grade school will use the former grade school building. The new rural high school will use the hotel building, the former printing office and one of the lodge.rooms until the new high school building can be built. 60 Years Ago A fire, believed to have started from lightning, destroyed the hatchery build- ing at the big Metz Packing and Mer'chantile Co. plant at Mankato. The hatchery contained 18 incubators of 2,400 egg capacity and one big Robbins incubator of 32,000 egg capacity. There were 4,000 hatching eggs in the build- ing at the time of the fire. Four men called for induction from Jewell County are Farrel E. Stoutimore Mankato; Floyd K. Olena, Otego; Marlen L. Noble, Mankato; and Homer R. Fiero, Mankato. Homer Steele, 7, son of Mr. and Mrs. Talamage Steele, became ill of infantile paralysis last week. He was taken to a Wichita hospital. Lola Loomis Totten, whose hus- band, Lt. Harold Totten, is in service overseas, will teach at Mankato High school next term. She has rented an apartment in Mankato and employed a lady to care for her children and keep house while she is teaching. 40 Years Ago Linda Smith and Kay Jones, Jeweli High School twirlers, attended amarch- ing clinic at Wichita University. There were a total of 948 entries at the Jewell County 4-H Fair. Best groomed boy top honors went to Harold Topliff and Gary Kindler; clothing- Paula Ruthburn and Pat Intermill; foods-Joy Kindler and Ruth Blattner; Dewey Underwood and Paula Rathbun-all grand champions. Roscoe Birdsell'shome and its con- tents were destroyed in an early morn- ing fire. The house was located six miles west and three and one-half miles south of Jewell. The Montrose HDU members had a swimming party at the pool in Man- kate Wednesday afternoon. :':~ Y,~ '\go o( ~,, : stemsofMan- kate and Manhattan announced head- quarters will be located in Manhattan. Owners Mr. and Mrs. Dick Judy, who will soon move to a home near Man- hattan. Tumbleweed Bar, Burr Oak, was broken into. Money, totalin~ $400 in change, was removed from several ma- chines inside the bar. Entry was gained . through the back door. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Freddies Fun Center, Mankato. Boogaarts, Mankato: ground beef, 89 cents a pound; Big Chief tablets,59 cents; typing paper, 200 ct. pkg., 89 cents; cake mix, 79 cents; Peter Pan bread, 69 cents a loaf. 10 Years Ago Gene Goldsberry, 61, well known former Jeweil man working as a secu- rity guard at the Frank Carlson federal building in downtown Topeka, was killed while on duty. The trial for the man accused of the homicide is due for trial Aug. 5. Goldsberry was the son of the late Lee and Hazel Goldsberry, Jewell, and a graduate of Jewell High School. Ernest Childers, 33, Esbon, received first and second degree bums while, working on a wheat truck at the Randy Gass" farm north of Esbon. Gass and Childers were trying to start the truck by putting gas into the carburetor when it exploded. New employees at Brdoke State Bank are Carol Wakefield," part-time teller and bookkeeper; and Rachel Engel, teller. Kenneth Eilert, Mankato, competed in the Su0flower State Games in Lawrence. He won a gold medal in the long jump; silver medal in the 200m dash and bronze medal in the 200m dash in the 35-39 age group. One Year Ago Oct. 26 is the date set for the first Mankato Fall Festival. Because of the hot weather, Man- kate Swimming Pool has delayed clos- ing. They will extend operation through ~borDay weekend, weather permit- ting. Drought conditions force early cattle sales as pastures suffer. USD 1 04 tax payers get good news, mill levee decrease is in order this year. Obituaries .Larry Billenwillms Larry D. Billlenwillms, 67, the son of Ralph F, and Olive (Miller) Billenwillms, was born Jan. 13, 1936, on the farm north of BurrOak. He died unexpectedly at his homenorth of Burr Oak, last Wednesday. ' A lifelong residentofJewell County, he received his formal education at- tending rural schools and the Burr Oak schools. On March 28, 1964, he mar- ried Sandra Lea Read at Des Moines, Iowa. This union was blessed with two sons, Stevcn and Scott. They made their home together farming north of Burr Oak. For six years, Larry and Sandy owned and operated Billies Bar & Grill in Burr Oak. Pre'ceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Sandra, on March 26, 1999; and an infant brother. Survivors include his sons, Steven Billenwiilms, Burr Oak, and Scott Billenwillms, Byron; and six grand- children. Services were held Saturday from the Northbranch Friends Church with Pastor Kenneth Smith officiating. Interment was in the B urr Oak Cem- etery with the Simonsen-Williams Fu- neral Home of Red Cloud in charge of arrangements. Eleanor Belden- Calahan l~ieanor Belden-Calahan, 77, died Aug. 7 at Mitchell County Hospital, Beloit. She was born to James EIIsworth and Mable (Smith) McCorkle, Aug. 29, 1925, southeast of JewelL She attended several country schools in Jewell County. She at- daughter, Laurie Mercer, Grand Junc- tion, Colo.; two step-sons, Wycke Calahan, Colorado; Scott Calahan, Missouri; four grandchi tdren; s i x step- grandchildren; four great-grandchil- dren; and one step-great grandchild. The celebration of life was Aug. I 1 at the Burr Oak Cemetery, Burr Oak, with Pastor Daniel Daniels officiating. Inurnment was beside Harold Belden in the Burr Oak Cemetery. Melby Mortuary, Mankato, was in charge of arrangements. Robert Darling Robert (Bob) Edward Darling, 86, died Aug. 9 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Ser- vices were in Nice, Texas, Monday. He was born near Randall in Au- gust 1916 and raised in the Randall area, graduating from Randall Rural High School in 1934. He was preceded in death by his wife. Survivors include a brother, Vaughn, Wichita, and a sister, Marcelle Mahin, Salina. Jewell County LTC Friday Virginia read the local news- paper and the residents made butter- flies from wallpaper, ribbon, flowers and pipe cleaners. Saturday coffee was held with ev- eryone enjoying cookies and visiting. The video "The Honeymooners," star- ring Jackie Gleason was viewed in the afternoon. Sunday's church service was held by Pastor Jim Rice, Trinity United Methodist Church, Jewell. The ser- -* men was based on John 6:25-35. Doris Kitts accompanied on the piano. Guests tended her junior year in Ft. Lupton, attending were Gwen West, Fern Pair, Colo. She married Harold N. Belden ~ Doris Kitts and Eva Sanders. May 9, 1943. They lived south of Monday's Bible study was based Esbon, then bought a farm northwest of Burr Oak in 1944. They lived there until they moved to Burr Oak in 1979. Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband in 1984. She married James Calaham in 1986. They moved to Denver, Colo., in 1988, where they lived for five years, then moved back to Jewell. James died in 2001. Besides working on the farm she worked as a waitress at the cafe in Burr Oak, at the laundry at the Jewell County Hospital, drove the Star Route Mail truck from Concordia and was librar- ian at the Burr Oak and Jewell librar- ies. Besides her husbands, she was pre- ceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Eldon and Ralph McCorkle. Survivors include her two sons, Gale and David, both of Burr Oak; three brothers, Henry McCorkle, Burr Oak; Clarence McCorkle, Ft. Lupton, Colo.; Kenneth McCorkle, Osborne; a sister, Helen Libhart, Pueblo, Colo.; a step- on 2 Kings "Fall of Jerusalem". Old songs were sung In the afternoon. Tuesday exercise and devotions were held. The video, "Singing In The Rain," starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds was viewed. Springtime Jingo was played and Thadd Hinkle led music Wednesday. Ice cream sundaes were served. Amanda Black called numbers for games with Linda Crangle and Phyllis Lange assisting. Blackout winners were John Sipe and Harry Hanson. Guests also playing were Nancy McCorkle, Shirley Wood, Alice Park, Eva Sanders, Doris Kitts and Dorothy Leonard. Those who visited residents this week were Pastor JiM Rice, Nancy McCorkle, Jim and Connie Herndon, Eva and Verl Mendenhall, David and Carol Mendenhail, Lynette and John Huntsin~er, Brenda Enyeart, Mark, Chelsea and Brayde Wagner and Sheila Ridings.