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4. ~ I I II II II Jewell County Memories J~ I i i 100 Years Ago The 15th chiM was born to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Medcalf of Smith county. Do the Jewell county Medcalfs pro- pose to let Smith county skunk us like that7 Block, the horse buyer, expects to spend $10,000 among Jewell county fro'mars during the next few months. O.M. Chilcott has bought a ranch in Wyoming. Shell Hill will be installed as county~ treasurer next week. Lewis Bevington, Earl and Fred Evans and Raymond Harrison all plan to attend the State Agricultural Col- lege this year. 80 Years Ago Ed Hanson said, "I have got nine boys and two girls. No, we don't have to hire any help on our place Ezra Topliff is cutting corn fodder for the Clovers. Every bed in Dr. Hershners' new 20 bed hospital, Esbon, is occupied. Allen township has two standard schools, Rosedale and Vicksburg and two fine churches. Formoso has the largest enrollment in history this year or 109. The Kackley post office was robbed. The safe was forced open and $50 was taken. The robbers also took jewelry from Henry Johnson's store in the same building. 60 Years Ago LaRdy Clingman, 16, was taken ill with infantile paralysis last week and died at Asbury Hospital. The disease had affected his throat. LaRdy was the second of a group of seven men and boys who left Jewell Aug. 14 to work harvesting peaches in Colorado to be- come ill and die. Charles Thompson died at Grand Junction after a brief illness. LaRdy reached home Aug. 25 and six days later became ill. Randall High School opens with an enrollment of 41. Nine reported to the first football practice. An unfortunat~ football accident prevented George Barsch from report- ,ng for induction into the Army the next day. Top townships in the Jewel i County Third War Loan Drive so far are Cen- ter, $45,868.75; Buffalo, $42,274.75; Esbon $22,087.50; Brownscreek, $17,742.50; Prairie, $17,138.75; Burr Oak, $11,341.75. 40 Years Ago Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Blecha, own- ers of the Dreamliner Motel. have re- cently joined the Best Western Motel Association. Clyde Reed, official weather ob- server, reports 2.34 inches of rain dur- ing the past week. The Excelsior Club and the Y.W.C.A. Burr Oak, will sponsor a Fall Fashion Show Sept. 12 at the high school. Local models will style clothes from Troudt's Clothing Store and Su- I~rior3tyle Shop. Dr, and Mrs. RogerFedde loft Sat- i~#, IJ ii ii urday for their home in St. Paul, Minn., where Roger will instruct at a college. Roger received his Ph.D. last June. Elvis Presley's "Girls, Girls, Girls" is now showing at the Ute Theatre. The new telephone company work- ers are busy cutting trees in Lovewell along the length of the line. We are beginning to have hopes of getting the new dial phones installed this fall. 20 Years Ago John Huntsinger was named new manager of Mankato's Boogaart's Store. Greg Nesse is the new meat cutter. Jewell County has lost 149 resi- dents since 1983 The population is now 2,464. Paul Lange was honored on his 101 th birthday. Baby contest winners at the For- moso Fall Festival were Terah Isaacson, Nanette Dunstan and Darla Strnad. Jo Kriley will open Lollipop Lane Pre-School in Esbon. Top winners in three flights at the Second Annual Ladies Open golf Tour- nament in Mankato were Doris Haywonh, Virginia ,Rightmeier and Deanna Jeardoe. Twenty-five panici, pated. 10 Years ABe A fuel trailer being pulled by a pickup'jackknifed and flipped on its side on Highway 36. Causing the accident were locked gears duringshift- ing. The pickup was driven by Angela DeVore, Topeka, and it belonged to her parents, Eugene and Connie Dunstan, Jewell. The accident, which happened a mile east of Mankato re- sulted in the highway being closed for approximately three hours until the gas and diesel could be covered with foam to keep it from igniting. The publication date has been changed for the Jewell County Post to Thursday. Roberta Holdren and Mary Saint, owners of Jewell Variety, have been in business eight years. Margaret Coison was surprised Tuesday morning when her bosses and coworkers at State Exchange Bank honored her with a birthday party. One Year Ago A new roof is in the works for Jewell gymnasium, Ryan Roofing, Salina, submitted the lowest bid for the reroofing and the USD 278 Board ac- fepted the bid at the September meet- rag. Ron Kelley's resignation as super- intendent in USD 278 district was ac- cepted by Mankato School Board. He was.continue as superintendent in the Jewell-RandaL1 district. Mankato Chamber will host Fall Fest Oct. 26. - , A total of $5,000 ~vasdonated at the benefit held for Blake Davis at the Jeweli-White Rock football game in Burr Oak. ---- 2003, SEED WHEAT CLEANING ii i Seed wheat cleaning and treating is available at the. Midway Co-op Conditioning Plant , Lebano.,- Kan. Treatment- Divldend- Extreme Call for your appointment NOW! 785-389-5311 APPOINTMENT REQUIRED! We will be handling sunflowers for *,~ storage this fall! ~, MID-WAY CO..OP CONDmOIIlll6 PLANT Lebanon, Kan. 785-389.5311 J i ii i i i Mid'AntePica, Thursday, Seppmber 11, 2003 Mankato High School students make decisions during the Jewell Oounty Landjudging Contest recently at the Bud Hills' farm. Participants are (from left) Jeff Zadina, Eric Rothchild; Dustin Waite, Neal Bonjour, Eric Ost and Jennifer Waugh. Mankato was the only participant in thecontest. several days in Wichita with Mike, Aiana and Misti M~is. Leon' and Delores Haney, Yuma, Ariz., have been visiting in the area, calling On Joan Albertson and Glenn and Phyllis Hofts. Ilene Auranil's brother, Orville Fangmeyer, and Danny have been vis- iting the Aurands. Merlyn and Jean Farlee'celebrated their wedding anniversary with supper and visiting with the Dana Johnsons and the Jim Hurleys. Vida Boman accompanied ~;heila Blanding and Vickie Osborne to meet Pam Schmit and Nancy Larson and attend a pink and blue shower honor- ing Rebecca Asuncion at Hays. Before entering the service, Jeremy von Rossum, West Des Moines, Iowa. has been visiting his grandparents. Glenn and Helen Aurand. Kent and Ila Swartz spent the week- end in Kansas City and attended the Cossart-Cowley wedding on Saturday in the Old Mission United Methodist Church. Heleh Aurand:visited with Enola . Bovlan in Scandia Stmday afternoon. Calvin and Oleta Hobson have re- turned from an extended trip to the upper Michigan Peninsula, Mackinaw Island, Sault Marie and Door County, Wisconsin. They visited friends and relatives en route They also attended IIIIIIII II I It bli--epu-+'c visiting overnight before going on to Manhattan to the K-State football game Saturday. By Mrs. Alvin Petersen Bill, Jodi and Conrad Hoffman were ........................... weekend guests of Florence Elliott. Bill and Evelyn McClure stayed JosieandJenniferlsaccsonjoinedthem Sunday evening.. Mike and Amy Landgren, Hastings, were guests of Butch and Donna Noble. Vida Boman was a guest at the Tim Davis home where they celebrated the August and September birthdays of ]~rica Davis, Lawrence, Chad Osborne and Leo and Kayla Blanding. Others present were the Blandings, Paul, Vickie and Brat Osborne, Monica Davis, Hutchinson, and Jackie Groves, Manhattan. James and Elaine Spafford, St. Louis, were Monday visitors of Calvin and Oleta Hobson. Ward and Ilene Aurand attended the Aurand Reunion in Lewistown, Pa. They have visited Dean"~d Viola McGowan and Ruby and Wil~aJ3arry in Superior and the Paynes and Sorsens at the lake. Florence Elliott and Virgima Petersen visited Dean and Viola McGowan. Marge Seybold and Calvin, Char- lotte and Paul Seybold had dinner to- gether to celebrate Paul's birthday. The 8+12 Bridge Club was hosted by Ila Marie Van Nortwick in Belleville. Myrna Joy was an extra guest. The next meeting is with Mary Agnes Johnson Oct. 7 Rex and Mae Sandell called on Frank and Emma Berggren Labor Day weekend guests of Elden and Betty Evert were Lorraine Evert, Mr. and Mrs. Ron Hallagin, Kristi and Breanna, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kniep, Paige and Kara, Mr. and Mrs. Ron Evert and family, Andy Evert and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Evert and Krystal. Jim Beam, Littleton, Colo., visited Clarence and Joyce Beam. Labor Day weekend guests were Ric and Lin Beam, Denver, Brett, Sara Sims and Andrea and Liz, Gretna, and Bill and Terrie Myers, Brandon, Zac and Jake, Sterling, Colo. Virginia Petersen was a Labor Day guest of the James Levendofskys and the Daryl Riekes at the Levendofsky farm. Ron and Wilma (Pequette) Hendersen, Longmont, Colo., have been visiting in the area and attending family reunions. Arnita Garman has been here too. Velma Garman was a coffee guest of Arnita and Wilma and her sister, Lucille Johnson, Glen Elder. Others visiting them were Leon and Deloros Haney and Joan and Kenry Eggers. Council considers block grants Jewell County Record 785-378-3191 Ohlowa, Neb. www.midamerica-feedyard.com Don Koester, Mankato mayor, pre- sented informmiondxom NOrth Cen- tral Regional Planning commission regarding block graff~ whe't~' council met in regular session, last week. A meeting was set to prepare a list of organizations and individuals who might assist with ideas for community improvements for which to apply for Mr. and Mrs. Dana Johnsen have grants. The planning meeting is set for Sept. 30 Five council members and visitors Karen Faye, Larry Thornton and Mark Colson attended. City Attorney Darrell Miller was present. A building application for Marlene Neilson, 202 E. Spencer, to construct an addition to an existing structure was approved. Miller asked for an executive ses- sion to discuss legal issues. No action resulted from the sessions. Applications for a street mainte- nance worker were reviewed and Loomis was instructed to fill the posi- tion. i -] We have office BeloitSpecial Education Cooperative supplies! Jewelf, Mitchell and Lincoln Counties PO Box 547, Beloit, Kan. 67420 The staff of the KIDS HRST ~ will be conducting a screening in ....... Mankato on 800-228-4532 T~ough Mid.Amedca's strength and long-term commitment to our local cattle feeders and corn producers we .are pleased to announce: High Moisture Advantage This is a new program that is beneficial to our corn producing customers. Participants in our High Moisture Grain Bank Program will now have the option to sell to the feed yard, additional high moisture corn under the same agreement that so many of our local clientele have used in pmyms. Add value to every bushel you deliver. e Shrink & moisture level: no shrink up to 18 percent moisture, corn will be reduced 1 percent per point between 18-22 percent. a Corn will be unloaded quickly and easily through an auger system on cement. a Additional bushels of corn +that will be purchased are based upon the head count that you will be feeding. CALL 1-800-228-4532 FOR PROGRAM DETAILS ON Friday, Sept. 12 USD No. 278 Adminstration Building, 301 N. West Street. Mankato, Kan. For children experiencing diffzxdty in the developmental areas of: Hanqng and Vision Communicatton "Gross and Fine Motor Skills Se~-hdp Social-E~al, Cognitive Skills. Parents having any questions concerning their child, ages birth through five years may call the Beloit Special Education Cooperative TOLL FREE at 1-888-738-5275 before noon on Thursday, Sept. 11 to make an appointment for your child. Approximately one hour will be required to complete the screening. i IIO|-|FI-!tlV! High Moistere Advantage '~'n/sh/ng R?st "at M/d.Amm/ca Feed Yard, Sunflower plant plans move forward The committee working on the sun- flower processing plant met last week in Jewell to learn of the organizational work, which is the next step of progress. Leon Boden, president, conducted the meeting. Several members had met with a lawyer who specializes in coop- eratives Jerry Sternadel, who wrote the fea- sibility study, will continue to provide support during the organization and informational meetings to be held later this fall and winter. Garden club has lily lesson Day lillies and lilies were the focus of the lesson, presented by Jeanie Blair at a recent meeting of Mankato Garden Club. Blair told members that lillies are hearty and bloom for weeks. A total of 14 members answered roll call with a school memory Octoberfest was discussed Hostesses were Blair and Gayl Hancock. The next meeting is Oct. 7 with Maria Hulbert and Nancy Suderman, hostesses. JEWELL COUNTY RECORD 4 Nelson takes 1st land judging Jared Nelson, Mankato School, took first place in the County Land Judging and contest recentl3 Completing the top 10 spots were Dustin Waite Nell Bonjour, Jason Nelson, Eric Jennifer Waugh, Jeff Zadina, Zadina and Erick Rothchild. Mankato was the only county to compete. Awards were provided by ell County Conservation District. + County 4-H fair results on Posting Kansas State Fair suits on the Internet as soon as become available eliminates lays for 4-Hers and their families, $ Jim Adams, K-State Research Extension associate development, who is sas' 4-H presence at the fair this The web+ address is:htt www.oznet.ksu.edu/ksfair/. These are 4-H member,, ell County Be sure to watch for the results following Jewell County are exhibiting entries in the sas Sate Fair in Hutchinson. Arts and crafts: Tracy Bohnert, J Buser, Crystal Mitchell and Mark tars. Fashion revue: Club banners: Webber Wide Formoso Willing Whitemound Building. Shelby Barrett, Sarah Banman, B ohnert, Jackie Bouray, Scott Dooley, Laura Harris, Jensen, JoAnna Jensen Kendra Kriley, Elizabeth Wilson, Foods: Jacki Bouray, Jami Jackie Jansen, Rebecca Hoel, Jones, Crystal Mitchell, Dean, Shelby Barrett. Food tion: Jason Nelson. Clothil tion: Shelby Barrett, Judy Wildlife: Kristen Unruh. Cameron Shipley. Vegetables: Nelson. Home environment: Lorence. Crochet: Shelby Devin Jones, Brittany Joerg. plot display: AJ and Tyler Woodworking: Amanda Fleming, son Shipley, Tyler Eilert. Scott Dooley. Knitting: Wilson. Boys Scouts sign up, A Boys Scout Sign Up Party is set for Monday, 5:30 6:30 p.m. at the Mankato City All boys first grade on up come to attend and sign up Scouts. Currently there is a third and more volunteers and members needed. Horn and Jewell County LTC ' + Area newspapers were read. Craft played and Thadd class was held in the afternoon with The Winfield Blue Grass residents making pink cows. vai was enjoyed after supper. A Labor Day program was held on attending Saturday. The video "Country Fair and Gwen West. Memories" was viewed. Those who won game Pastor Dan Daniels, Jewell Chris- Aletha Logan, Ruth Roe, tian Church, held worshipservice. His Thelander, Lela Huntsinger, children, Noah and Hannah, were also McCorkle, Jewell Sweet, John present. The sermon was based on Opal Davenport, Monsolete Matthew 6. Guests attending were Cleo Wilson, EvaWaugh and Roma Grout, Fern Pair, Gwen West, Grout. Guests attending were Donna Johnson and Bob and Ada Leom Grimm. Eldine Neill. Helpers were Bible Study was on Joseph. The Crangle, Phyllis Lange and vi " deo, W.aconda Springs and Cotton- Wood. wood Ranch," was viewed in the after- noon. Visitors this week were Edith Love entertained with har- Huntsinger, NancyMcCorkle,Ji~! monica music. She also read poems Connie Herndon, Jean and and told stories. Guest attending was Herndon, Dan and Janice Nancy McCorkle. Robert and Ada Grimm. A game of Balloon Tennis was Stellmacher and Sheila Ridings. Mankato Fall Fest Organizational Meeting!!! Tuesday, Sept, 1 7:30 p.m. Mankato Farmway Credit Bellmdlle 81 Uv tock Soles Belleville, Kan. Cattle Sales every Friday at 10:30 a.m Results from Sept. 5; large run Butcher cows-$37-$49.50, most $~k3.00 to $48.00 STEERS HEIFERS 320 125.25 295 122..00 360 121.50 311 118.00 401 118.00 350 117.00 439 115.50 380 113.00 465 114.50 - - 385 1,12.,50 493 109.00 397 112.00 509 110.75 401 116,00 556 106.85 426 107.50 560 106.00 458 105.00 594 . 105.50 486 102.50 600 ~ 104.50 492 603 104.75 523 93.35 606 105.50 568 97.25 620 105.10 670 95.75 657 100.00 681 95,50 670 99.50 758 98.00 1,115 93.85 829 95.95 For more information or to consign call: Sale barn at 785-527-2258 or Barry and Angii Kort, owners at 785-527-2870 -+ We appreciate your business//