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JEWELL COUNTY RECORD County p Meals Sept. 1 through Sept. 5 Closed. Baked fish, rice pilaf, carrots, wheat roll, water- Roast beef, gravy, potatoes, cucumber and on- , wheat roll, cantaloupe. Oven fried chicken, po- s, gravy, broccoli-cauliflower wheat roll, suushine salad. ': Smothered steak, scalloped peas and onions, wheat roll, poke cake. delivered by Jr. Clio Club. 9 day of meal. Center phone UMW youth reports )ny United Meth- heard accounts periences at sum- y met recently. ,lene Cosand, Maddie Warne, and Mikaela Klos attended , Lakeside. Jarrett Christie and attended Camp Hori- Sara Christie, Patrick Christie Meghan Warne also attended a p Horizon. Sara Christi east with the FCCLA on a sponsored trip for Leadership Seminar. meeting. Devotions were by Snider. of Missions was attended firley Snider, Coralyn Kaufman Menhusen. and Muriel Henderson are MexicoMission years. ported on the read- Unit reports are due Aug. West Conference annual is Sept. 19 and 20 at Lyons Methodist Church. Oct. Concordia District United Meth- :Women 30th annual meeting. Smith reported from the Re- magazine. The next meeting% at 7:30 p.m. from Sarah Circle were and Darleen Sobers. scholarship 188 awards Dane G. Hansen Foundation make 188 scholarships available categories to students in 26 Kansas counties for the academic year. The awards offered include: Leader of Tomorrow schol- ps with annual stipends of $5,000 for three additional years ltotal of $20,000 per student. Sat- progress must be maintained Hansen Scholar awards with of $3,000 renewable for one year providing satisfactbry is maintained. Community College scholar- with stipends of $2,000 renew- fional year providing progress is maintained. Hansen Student one-renew- of $2,000. nonrenewable Vocational awards of $1,500. anning to enter the corn- Leader of Tomorrow, Scholar or Hansen Student ,oI and test at locations to Information on allschol- sent to qualifying area Tentative test dates are Sept. 30. qualify for taking a Hansen test, the student should have an active participant in school, y activi- good citizenship, and moral integrity, and be in written and verbal skills. point average must or above on a 4.0 scale. interested in applying for a college award must be s of a high school in the desig- counties of the northwest Hansen area, be currently en- in their second year of commu- with a B average or good character and ip qualities. They will not be take the test. complete the application available at their school. The commnttee will be inter- activi- grades, but require applicants to take the test. who will graduate in the t academic, a~cred- school istered indepen- school in one of 26 counties are eligible Cloud, Decatur, Gove, Graham, Jew- Norton, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Rooks, Russell, Saline, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, and Wallace. THEATER Mankato Kan. Aug. 2941 Showtime: 7:30 p.m. 785-378-3172 Thursday August 28 2003 Local missionaries visit Olive Hill David and Jean Stenzel, missionar- ies now serving in Austria, will be guests at the Olive Hill Church Friday through Monday Sept. 5-8. A potluck supper will be held in their honor Saturday evening at the church and the public is invited to attend. The Stenzels will speak at the Sunday morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. David Stenzel is a native of north- east Jewell County where he grew up on the family farm. He graduated from Superior High School. Trinity hosts welcome for pastor Trinity UMW hosted a welcome party for the new pastoral family, Jim and Melissa Rice, Jeremy and Caitlyn. All Pastors from the community and many from all congregations were present. Sally Engel, UMW president, welcomed all and read a poem. Mary Ann Kibbe and Jan McCollough played two piano duets, which included some humorous situations. Pastor Rice responded with com- Births Matt and Dee Lindamood, Olathe, announce the birth of their son, Jack- son Gilbert, born Aug. 2. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Dewey and Ruth Underwood, Mankato, and Jack and Becky Lindamood, Virgil, Kan. Great-grandparents are Ruth Lindamood and Lonnie and Rosie Henderson, Eureka, Kan. Park sponsors 'Campground Christmas' Lovewell State Park sponsored "Campground Christmas" recently and park employees were pleased with the participation. A total of 16 campsites were decorated in yuletide themes, with lights, holiday cutouts, Christmas trees and a variety of other decorations. First place winners were Tonya and Renae Everson, Clay Center, Neb. Second place went to Jack and Jeanine Seamans, Jewell, and third place win- ners were Barb Nunns and Sara and Tanner Leick, Geneva, Neb. mentsofthewarm welcomehis family Churches sponsor has felt since moving to Jewell. A buffet of desserts was served during a evening of song time of fellowship. Sunday evening the Burr Oak Min- Silsby reunion The 42nd annual Silsby family re- union was held Aug. 10 with a dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the Elk's Lodge in Superior. Officers for 2004 are Violet Lewis, president; Bob King, vice president; Judy Hanson, secretary-treasurer. Next year's reunion is Aug. 8 same time and same place. Attending the reunion were Melvin and Eula Silsby, Virginia Alexander, John and Thelma Beam, all of Esbon; Bob and Nancy King, Missouri Val- ley, Iowa; Don and Marsha Pilger, Madeline Pinkston, Westminster, Colo.; Valerie Puger, Broomfield, Colo.; Orren and Earlene Bronson, Kensington; Lolita and Loretta Silsby, Tammy Alexander, Janet, Amanda and Crystal Noah, Beloit; Vicki Corbett, Osborne; Nils Kandelin, Alexandria, Va.; Danny and Lynn Dempsey, For- moso; Curtis Silsby, Smith Center; Lyle, Julie and Leah Silsby; Travis and TaylorMeyers, Galva; Sherie Sanford, Craig, Colo.; Newell and Doris Alexander, Don and Dona Beam, Boyd and Donna Silsby and Merla Hu, tbert, all of Mankato; Bernice Harris, Harold and Edythe Francis, Tom and Louann Harris, Rick Hams and friend, Carol, Fern Harris, Doyle and Dodie Silsby, all of Burr Oak; Darrell and Judy Hanson, Hardy, Neb.; Dick and Jerri isterial Alliance sponsored a singspiration at the Christian Church, Burr Oak. Pastor Laura Fricker lead the group singing and Pastor Ken Smith made the announcements. Those providing special numbers for their churches were Pastor Laura, vocal solo, Methodist Church; quartet of Cheryl Hillman, Cliff and Glennys Barnes and Diana Ord, Christian Church and Ord did sign language to a recorded song; duet, Janice McCutheon and Krystal Love, Nazarene Church; Curtis Jeffery, solo, Northbranch Friends; Pastor Jack Roe, solo, Nazarene Church; Violette Pinson, violin solo, Olive Hill Church; duet, Pastor and Mrs. Ken Smith,. Northbranch Church; Beverly Frost, solo, Olive Hill Church. Accompanist for group singing was Geneva Garman. Accompanists for specials were Garman, Lola Wilson, Rosetta Jeffery and Gloria Schlaefli. An offering was taken to aid in the work of the ministerial allianc~h includes the youtPt Bible Study, J.A.M.S. After the program a decorated cake made in honor of the 109th anniver- sary of the Christian Church. Fires and burns are the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 14 and un- der. Children, especially those ages Flinn-Swartz relatives gather Ivah Hoard and Evelyn Barrett were hosts to the Flinn-Swartz Reunion at the Randall Lions Den Aug. 10. Those present were Dale and Ivah Hoard, Deanna, Trenton and Crystal Mitchell, Formoso; Vaughn Burk, Verdon, Neb.; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Flinn and Jeff Flinn, Houston, Texas, Cliff and Janice Edwards, Salin'a; Rick and Jennifer Ramsey, Concordia; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Driggs, Downs; Art and Mary Bergstrom, Buena Vista, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. Thaine Woolsey, Hutchinson; Lyle Flinn and Reita Gronewoller, Beloit; Marjorie Moser, Mankato; Bud and Evelyn Barrett, Herrington, and Carolyn and Jimmie Henning, Glasco. Scouts meet, sign up new members Local Girls Scouts will meet for a "Make Your Own Sundae Party and Sign Up Night" Thursday, Sept. 4 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Mankato City Park. This party is to register girls in the organization. Currently in Mankato there are troops lor Brownie Scouts, grades K-3, led by Dawn Garrett, and Junior Scouts for grades 4-6 led by Crystal Cosand and Stacy Smith. All Girls Scouts and those wishing to join are invited to attend. Girls Scouts Troops in Jewell are a Junior Troop, led by Janelle Greene, and a Brownie Troop. For more infor- mation on these groups contact Greene. Randall Coop has annual meeting Greg McMillan presided at the Ran- dall Farmers Co-op Union annual meet- ing at the Jewell Community Center Aug. ! 9. Two board members, Don Bigham and McMillan, were reelected by a unanimous ballot. Other board mem- bers are Steve Mclntyre, Loren Sweat and Jerry Durham. Clark Cowel reviewed the auditor's showing grain sales down. The Farm- land investment was written off this year. Archie Thompson gave the manager's report and i0troduced the employees: Roger l-I'oughton~ Blake Spear, LeRoy Buser, Cary D U"~alI, Dan Waterman, Derek Montague, Rocky Barber, Frank Bolte, Dennis Conn, Carl Gilbert, Dan Higer, Aaron Topliff, Donna Farrell, Sharon Tutlar and Lesa Wright. Cash door prizes were won by Opal McElroy, Ivah Hoard, Ava Knarr, Shirley Bigham, IvaLea Payne, Jill Ramsey, Burnell Lowden, Bob Willmeth, Gene Hedstrom, Curt Saint, George Bartsch and Joe Peters. Each family received a thank you gilt. School Menus Jewell County LTC ii Sept. 1 through Sept. 5 Mankato Elementary Monday: No school. Tuesday: Tator tot casserole, green beans, bread, cantaloupe, lemon krinkles, milk. Wednesday: Cheese pizza, lettuce, strawberry shortcake, milk. Thursday; Mexican skillet dinner, tortilla chips, carrots, watermelon, milk. Friday: Chicken pattie, hamburger bun, potato chips, corn, peaches, milk. Mankato Jr-Sr High Monday: No school. Tuesday: Chicken pattie, ham- burger bun, parsley potatoes, carrots, peaches, chocolate chip cookie, milk. Wednesday: Frito pie, corn chips, nacho cheese, tossed salad, fruit pizza, milk. Thursday: Beef fingers, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, bread, fruit cock- tail, milk. Friday: McRibb pattie, hamburger bun, tator tot, green beans, cantaloupe, banana cake, milk. Randall Elementary Breakfast Monday: No school. Tuesday: Sausage, French toast, juice, milk. Wednesday: Hard boiled egg, toast, juice, milk. Thursday; Ham, hash browns, toast, juice, milk. Friday: Scrambled eggs, bacon, bis- cuits, honey, juice, milk. Lunch Tuesday: Ham or peanut butter jelly sandwiches, potato chips, carrots, apri- cots, cherry-peach crunch, milk. Wednesday; Smothered steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, carrots, rolls, oranges, milk. Thursday: Tator tot casserole, mixed vegetables, rolls, fruit cocktail, milk. Friday: Spaghetti, sauce, peas, bread sticks, pears, cookies, milk. Encourage reading By Amanda Anderson Jewell County PAT educator Raising a reader The American Library Association " says, "Be enthusiastic about books. Be an example for your child, let him or her see you read books too. Keep a wide selection of reading materials at home. Be aware of your child's reading interests, Give books as presents. Begin to build your child's home li- brary. Get to know the children's librarian at your local public library, Use your local library regularly and register your child for a library card. (From the Well-Centered Child.) The local and regional news was read and the butterfly craft project was finished. Saturday morning coffee group met and reminisced about the old Christ- mas catalogs. Many of the residents attended the open house for Dr. Calderon and Dr. Mina. Dorothy Munro made a doll and presented it to Dr. Mina from the LTC residents. Pastor Dan Daniels conducted Sun- day worship service, based on Exodus 20, the "Ten Commandments." Guests attending were Bob and Ada Grimm, Fern Pair, and Lloyd and Donna Johnson. Virginialed Monday morning Bible Study. The video "Discover Hawaii" was viewed. Monday night's discus- sion was on parrots, pineapple and other Hawaiian products. Hawaiian sweet bread was served at the conclu- sion of the evening. The residents squeezed lemons to make homemade lemonade. Hawai- ian leis were given tq +¢~ch resident in observance of Hawaii~a days. Thadd Hinkle led music and Hawaiian music was played. Virginia held resident council and Hawaii's history was discussed. Game winners this week were Aletha, Jeanne, Opal, Lela, John, Mildred, Ruth, Helen and Monsolete. Guest players were Shirley Wood, Dorothy Leonard, Doris Kitts, Eldine Neill and Wilbur Becker. AnnTedrow, Linda Crangle and Nancy McCorkle assisted with the games this week. The residents enjoyed a Hawaiian Luau on Hawaiian decorated patio. Visitors this week were Nancy McCorkle, Marion and Nola Bess Atwood, Julia Allen, Robert and Ada Grimm, Don and Janise Grabast, Jean Fetti ng, Ver~ Walker, Roger and Nanc y Thelander, Loetta Duey, Ray Duey and Brenda Enyeart. Dispatch By Edna Verhage Greeters Sunday were Alfred and Karen Herredsberg. Passage Sunday morning was Isiah 28:11-19. Theme Sunday morning was "Release From Things Perishable." Passage S unday evening was Matthew 17: I - 13. Theme Sunday evening was mmortal, Invlsrble, GodOnly Wise. ' Elders Mike Nyhoff and Russell Jm Groenendyk lead services at Dispatch Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Orlin Hogan and Mr. and Mrs. John Ponstein, Long Island, were church visitors Sunday evening. Happy birthday to Roger Sumpter, Aug. 26; Arloa Byleveld and Jane Simmons, Aug. 30. Happy anniversary to Pastor Harold and Joanne deJong, Aug. 25. IThank you to all friends and family for all yourl thoughts, prayers, phone calls, cards, flowers and memorials in memory of Carol Fleming. Chuck, Chad, Brad and Travis Fleming Don and Connie Schmidt, Carl Schmidt and family Steve Schmidt and family, Roger Schmidt and family Joann Schmidt, Janice McDaniel and family Charlie and Norma Fleming, Dan Fleming and family and Steve Fleming and family r ii Good Neighbor Day Wednesday, Sept. 3 in Burr Oak, Kan The Antique Rose will be in front of the Country Bar and Cafe beginning 9 am Come by and get your free one dozen Nyp, Wamego; David and Kathy Atkins, Wichita; Betty Fogo, Topeka; five and under, are at the greatest risk rosesand pass along the happiness from home fire-related death and in- BobandLeandraSilsby, CawkerCity; jury, with a fire death rate more than Leroy and Violet Lewis, Calloway, Louann Harris Neb.; Chuck and Shannon Schreck and twice the national average. A less acute son, Manhattan; Lynda Schreck and theirPercepti°nenvironment°f danger,and aleSSlimitedC°ntr°labi ,ity°f The+, +,,nAn+i"u+ Rose husband, Emporia; Nell Kugler, Red to react promptly and properly to a fire Clou'd, Neb. . Flura! Designs pnd,Gi!ts: - They also ho~k:l the annual auction ~;omdb~,~4o this+~e+~+,r4~ .............. ....... ~ ~;.,.~ ~ Lr ' ' [ BurrOak /(an . 785647835! "133 y=a n s,.= /f= at=m lain= ~M There will be a retirement reception honoring Med starts at 5 Games start at 6 Ikn corn k the "Master Maze" Cruise Night North Shore Assembly of God Lori Miller Zori 7vlilter wiffnot-/~e ava+la6~for the month +of Se em6e ," she willretu¢n % her normalschedu/~ in ocw6er Senior Center. 119 E Jefferson 10:00 am - Noon Jewell Chamber of Commerce STEAK FRY Monday, Sept. 8 \ Jewell Community Center Reservations needed by Sept. 3 ii ii 100u~ Birthday Opon House to honor Mildred Thummel Sunday, Aug. 31 2-4 p.m Esbon Senior Citizen Center Esbon, Kan. Everyone Welcome!!! We are given many precious gifts as we go through life. Some we are allowed to enjoy for a long time... Others only briefly. But each gift has the power to change and enrich us, To make us better human beings. Hopes and dreams all gone in too brief a lifetime. Peggy left behind a special love... A love that lasts a lifetime. ;ov/nd memory of Peggy Peters August 30, 2001 Dwight Frost Sunday, Sept. 7 2 to 4 p.m. Esbon Senior Center Esbon, Kan i iiiii Fle Patch, t Sponsors Good Neighbor Day + Wednesday, Sept. 3 Doors open at 9 a.m. Stop in and receive a dozen free roses to give to 11 others and keep one 102 S. Commercial • Mankato, Kan. • 785-378-3950 Extended Hours: We are open for lunch on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. Siarling MondayTuesday Sept 1 & 2 We will be open from 5.'3¢ to 9p, m, Coming soon!!! 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