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I Jewell County Memories i 100 Years Ago The new manual board is now in place for the Jewell telephone system and Miss Ollie Brummmer has been installed as "hello girl." Miss Ruth Knappenberger has charge of the toll line. The Mankato fair and also the sol- diers' reunion was knocked out by the weather. Allie Crawford is putting in the stone basement for a new barn. A horse buyer shipped out two cars of horses this week. Rain began falling on Sunday night and didn't quit until Wednesday night 80 years ago Dr. Ault is kept busy these days vaccinating hogs for cholera. Charley George traded the Salem store to R. H. Boyce for the noah barber shop in Esbon. The wheat drills are steaming straight ahead. The school of religious instruction started in Jewell Schools this week. All but three families in the district ccx)perated. The organ was installed at the new Meth(xlist Church building, Jewell City. Die Lovseth assisted Perry Stinson in moving fi'om Scandia to Randall. Mr. Button ~ted as judge of live- stock at the Lovewell Community Fair. He reports that they have some excep- tionally fine stock in that community. 60 Years Ago Silk flags were given to the Jewell and Mankato schools by the G.A.R. in honor of the two Civil War Veterans residing in Jewell County, William Nixon of Jewell and J. P. Fair of Man- kate. Crandall Drug Store; "Cook's out- side white paint - $3.25 a gallon." The Montrose G. R. Girls and Miss Bonnie Kadavy enjoyed a picnic and were joined by Mrs. Ralph Jacobsen, Mrs. Bert Kelly, Mrs. Don Bangs and Mrs. Frank Dempsey and drove to Mankato where they attended a picture show. The Ionia football boys and the Ionia softball girls went to Burr Oak and played ball with the Burr Oak teams. Ionia was defeated in both of their games. Fred Kemmerer lost the first joint Mankato children from child care facilities, kindergarten and Head Start were on hand for "safety day" in Mankato City Park. One of the attractions was the Mankato Fire Truck. Other attractions included a service dog and vehicles from variousemergency servtces. The event was planned for fire safety week. of h~s index linger ot his left hand while attempti ng to remove a clog from a heavy ensilage blower tube. As Ferd took hold of the tube, the wind caused it to shift. 40 Years Ago Betty Moon was crowned home- coming queen and the king was Gor- don Murray for MHS. Earl Vaughn died. He became edi- tor and owner of the Esbon Times newspaper in 1906. He retired from journalism in 1956. The Dean of the KS.U.'s new School of Commerce, C. Clyde Jones, will be the speaker at the Jewell County Farm Bureau annual meeting. New pastors Charles and Patsy Durham and baby arrived at Noahbranch. Get a full set of Goodyear tires for iii i iii ii Mankato Fall Festival , "A Fall Celebrabon" Saturday, Oct. 25 10 a.m..- 5 p.m. "stuff the Bus" 10 - 10:30 a.m. "Races" School supplies and 3 legged gunny sack races, foot races, (oDd pantry items pumpkin spitten contest, toilet paper i 10:30" 12:30 p.m. Chili Cook Off throwing~rontest 10:30 - 12:30 p.m. Pie Contest 12:30 - 2 p.m. Free movie "Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas" 12:30 - 2 p.m. Games at VFW Hall $48.50 at Jensen Texaco Service. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Lagergren cel- ebrate their 50th Wedding Anniver- sary. Mankato Livestock Commission Co., Vail McClintock and Bob Isaac, hold a horse sale. 20 Years Ago Hospice Public Meeting was held in Jewell County. The Jewell County Steering Committee is Ann Appleton, Carla Ost, Shirley Jacobs, Lynda Bass, Walter Campbell, Rev. Gary Appleton, Pearl Stephens, Joy Campbell, Vir- ginia Lance, Joan Wilson and Mirian Neilson. Pastor Lloyd Jordan retired from the pastorate of the First Baptist Church. Kenneth Edmiston will serve as in- terim pastor at the Mankato Church. Dupaco purchased the remaining house lots in the Johnson Addition from the City of Mankato in return for what was owed for improvements, sewer, etc. Twenty-fifth Wedding Anniversary open house is held for Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Becket. Paul E. Gemaehlich, 23, Smith Cen- ter, was found dead in a pasture West of Jewell. The victim died of apparent gunshot wounds. A 23-year-old sus- .pect, Donald Mal!ory, Jewell was taken Into custody: ~ ..... :": .... g 10 Years Ago Mankato's Pine Haven received a $130,000 grant from the Housing and Urban Development department to be used for improvements to the Pine Tonya Shamburg will be compet- ing in the 1994 Miss Kansas USA pageant at the Miller Concert Hall, Wichita State University. Brian and Anita Joery, Basehor, announce the birth of daughter, Brianna Daniclle. Randy and Kim Shadduck are par- cnts of a baby girl, Haleigh Nichole. J Janes FCE donated their time and talents to paint the front exterior of the Palmer Museum. Melody Underwood participated in the Glaso Fun Run. She ran the mile in 6:35 and won the 15-21 age group and women's overall run. Underwood was 91h overall among all runners. One Year Ago Kansas Representative and Man- kate native Laura McClure was named Economic Development Director for Osl:,orne County and has began her new duties ,, he Dentonm Church was~estroyed by fire. Melvin Shipley and Matthew Shipley, Lebanon, entered several swine exhibits at Kansas State Fair, which included Matthew's spotted Poland China gilt which took grand champion and a spotted Poland China boar which took reserve grand cham- pion. The White Rock High School land judging and hqt~esite evaluation teams took first place at the Annual Jewell County Land Judging and Homesite (~OtlIPg;I Be especially courteous and patient Commissioners sell old patrol vehicles The Jewell County Commissioners accepted bids for the sale of two county patrol cars at Monday's meeting. A bid of $600 from Rodney Zeigler was ac- cepted on the 1994 Chevrolet Caprice and abid of $1,355 from Shirley Minear was accepted for the 1995 Chevrolet Lumina. In other business to come beforethe county board: Doyle "Hooley" Alcorn was ap- pointed as Jewell County's voting del- egate for the KWORCC and KCAMP annual meetings to be held in conjunc- tion with KAC. Frank Langer will serve as the alternate voting delegate. Lancer was nominated for KCAMP Board Member Election. Jim Foster, general superintendent, had the Emergency Relief Project agreement for project 45C-4086-01 to 07 tbr commissioners review and sig- natures. This was signed. Lynn Scarrow, county treasurer, disct,ssed personal property tax war- rants. Sheriff Kim Ost discussed the sta- tus of the used furnace and air condi- tioning unit for the jail area. It was decided to get qu~es for:a new unit. Ost reported the jail is now housing only four prisoners. The commissioners viewed road and bridge projects in Grant, Washington and Center townships. t Thursday, October 9, 2003 Mankato JEWELL COUNTY RECORD " Mankato JH beats Pike Valley 34-14 Vernece Robinson, Desert Hot Springs, Calif., is visiting with Roy and Rose Damon. Venece is Roy's sister. Roy and Rose Damon, Wilma Underwood and Vernece Robinson attended a surprise birthday party for Fred Lagergren, Edmond, Okla. Mankato Football Homecoming Queen was Kesley True, daughter of Dale and LindaTrue. King was Cortney Alexander, son of Deb Boyles and Wes Alexander. They were crowned at the Mankato-Eastern Heights foot- ball game Friday night. Dinner guest of Jack and Jeanie Blair were Rick and Becky Blair, Guthrie Harris, Gayle Wilson, Ron, Carole and Lucas Simon, Mankato, and Becky Novak, Haddam. After lunch a group toured the yard. Northbranch By Ruth Clover A Girl Scout group from Mankato and Burr Oak attended the church ser- vice a week ago. They presented some information and led in saying the flag salute. One of the members, Allison Warner, was given a pin by the pastor for finishing a study about the Friends Church. Also visiting in the meeting were two Russian girls who were stay- mg in the homes of Dan German and Brad Jeffery. This week the Buckley family had chargeofthe service. All of the family of Earl Bt,ckley were present. Roger led the singing and sang two specials. Four of the small children sang a song together and S herry Buckley Willeaon gave the message. Sherry's daughter sang the closing number. The Buckley family ate dinner to- gether in the church annex and then at 3 p.m. were joined by many relatives and friends for a birthday surprise party for Earl. Cake and punch were served to a large crowd. Mike and Marva Wallace, Salina, were guests of his parents, Glenn and Betty Wallace. Janel and Nick Sisson, Newton, vis- ited her grandparents, John and Erma Dillon recently. Jim Parsons, Scottsdale, Ariz. and Lyle Parsons, Copan, Okla. and their sister, Leona Franso, Clay Center, were here to visit with the Buckley family and Parsons relatives. Jim was an overnight guest of John and Erma Dillon. John and Erma Dillon were in Wichita Saturday to attend the wed- ding of a friend's daughter. They were overnight guests of Steve and Lori Dillon. Friends Women will meet at the church Thursday at 2 p.m. Rosetta Je fiery is hostess and Joyce McNichols is program leader. preseni. Vaughan advised that an out- standing balance of $4,585 on solid waste accounts will be placed on the tax rolls. No other comments were voiced. Commissioners in attendance at the The Mankato Junior Hi rolled up 301 yards of offense in~ 14 victory over the Pike Valley i thers Oct 2 at Mankato. According to Mankato Juniorl football coach Trevor Roifs, the cars scored touchdowns in abouH way imaginable. A Lee Simon was the first score of the game two would hook up again at the first half for another making the score 22-6 at The Coug 10-) Anderson caught a Simon danced into the end zone for the conversion. on conversions on the formance by our kids," said Rolfs. kids came ready to play." In the second half, tinued to rack u! Christie scored on a 41- per midway through the third and a Simon interception touchdown sealed the deal as the thers tried to make a final push. Rolfs said, "Simon had a estrous game defensively tackles, 2 forced fumbles, I recovery and 2 interceptions. these interceptions went for down." Rolfs talked about his s and said, "Our special teams sli bit by allowing the Panthers to kickoff back late in the second Our special teams could have better as well as our defense. lowed too many yards in the half." Rolfs analyzed his team "The kids are playing just need to be more physical sively." ACcording to Rolfs, some youn! Brockelman, both about 5' 1", lbs. came on for us tonight and fantastic on defense in pass That's what being a seventh all about. Learning the game proving as the year goes on. proud of all the kids on both the ball. We worked hard to some more of our offensive with plays that take a lot oftimi~ the kids executed them beautifull time to take another step." The leading tacklers for the with Pike.Valley were Mitch 11; Simon, 9; Neat Jeffery, 6; Winslow, 6, Christie, 6; Brockelman, 2; Core3 Suderman, 1 and 1 fumble and Lance Anderson 1. Overall the Cougars ther fumbles and had 2 both by Simon. Christie rushed 15 times yards and a touchdown. 13 times for 55 yards and 1 down. Jeffery had 5 carries yards, Suderman 2 for 9 Brockelman 3 for 10 1 tbr 4 yards. Simon went 6 for 11 passing 12:30,2:30 p.m. Artwork display 2 - 4 p.m. Games and booths Haven Homes. with older people. The Jewell County Solid Waste meeting were Frank Lancer, Stanley yards. ' , [ hearing was held with Jim Vaughan Colson, and Doyle Alcom. ~ Christie had 3 receptions 2-4p.m. Horseshoes 2-4p.m. Oldstorejailtours Mankato Professional Pharmacy J f~m fr~ yardsand2touchdowns.Jeffery 4 p m - 5 p m Parade receptions for 15 yards and had 2-4pm Carandmotorcycleshow k " .... [ kfor vie [ would like to express my thanks ceptionfor3yards. 9 i'm LPm:lC-:nl: ;ean:mPl:nYt" " 12 ids parade at 4" be in cstume let,ArmoryI. Leo a W ca/'/d/os ms.i[/the cards and calls of sympathy to season. They will travel south tOJ,play The their Cougars Jewell arecounty now 3-1 rival rrlvmg early received for the loss of my brothe evening(Thursday)whentheyta 9p.m.- a.m. Dance I New shipment of Greenleaf [ Jewell-White Rock at 6:30 p.m. ,, , Soul Preachers' , , [ ] S ahJrday, Oc/..18 ]llYurkindexpressinsffriendshiplJ ............................ Closed will remain in my memories. FSA News 1251V. Commerc/c#A4c/r;h,oto, Korz.785_378_3183 IL Vivian Reed J ~ Enrollment for the 2004 Direct i -'"- '-'~'='=- Counter-cyclical Program has I ATTENTION gram delayed because local FSA office information. 1-ransPortation Lime" not yet have computer softwar Orsign.up was to have begun C I and letus do the driw'ng for youI Local FSA office personnel will t producers when they are prepar~ 1 Jewel/~sinvitedtusethe~ Transportation. FLU SHOTS thesign-up.Theyexpeetthisto! [ CO~h'c third week of October. [ ~nia, Jewell, Randall. This is the second year of il mentation of the 2002 Farm Bill 5uperiorAuction House** | on, Burr Oak, N- h Blanch ducers must sign contracts an,, J SA~s~l'e'~//:l'ie, under the DCP. Approved DCP Simpson. tracts may accept 2004 advance c I HASTINGS: Nov. 6-towns sSe~'~gg?~sb oft payments as early as l~cember. We regret to anno,,ce the untimely death of owner, Larry McCont, [ Mankat ~ ab'v e listed;rTps-" Now available for Final 2003 DCP direct On Sept. 28. The regular schedule of auction service will ] ~'urther information, were recently issued to producers. Annual 2003 CRP payments ~m~ripsare~ance~edbecausearequire~minimumnumber~mserva~i~'shaven~beenmade. dewell County Rural Care Patients also recently issued. Afew continue until fi~rther notice. Thursday, Oct. 16,1 p.m. East edge of Superior, Nebraska on Hwy 8 open for Deliveries: 10 a.m.-4p.m., Aug. 17 through Aug. 20 indoor facility, Seating available , Easy parking , Lunch stand EARLY LISTINGS: VEHICLES (Selling at 6 p.m.): 1982 Chevrolet 2-ton long-box pickup., 1988-1998 Chevrolet long-box toppe~ 2001 Chevrolet grill guard, EQUIPMENT (Selling at 5:30 p.m.): 1956 Case 400, runs good, good rubber, new paint and decals. ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES: (Trailers beginning at 1 p.m.) Porcelain Diamond 760 Motor Oil sign; Porcelain Gargoyle Mobil Oil Gas sign; Porcelain Shell Gasoline sign; Dresser base; Kerosene lantems; cream cans; Steel implement seats; 15 small iron wheels; Cast iron hog troughs; Old tin washing machine;Oak table leaves; Child's stroller; Egg baskets; Double tubs; Tr~uler loads of primitives and antiques coming in. HOUSEHOLD: (Selling at 6:30 p.m.) Whirlpool refrigerator, good; Washers; Dryers; Table with four chairs; China hutch; Tnree-piece bedroom set; Wooden shelves; Hide-a-Bed; Drop-leaf ta~ with two chairs; Rye fans; Two wooden desks; Microwave; TV-Sylvania; Foot stools; Lamp stands; Five lamps; Entertainment center; New and nearly new beds; Queen, Single and Double box spdng with mattress sets and headboards; Much of this inventory was purchased within the last year and is in excellent shape! OTHER: Cattle panels; Chain hoist; Equalizer bars; Large quantity of hand tools; Wheel barrow; Stepladders. Come prepared for two auction rings between 5 and 7 p.m. MANY ITE~ NOT LISTED, MORE COMING IN DAILYH[ ~OME4RZ F! STAYL4rE!II For information, appointments and pick up.s: Pat McCord 402..879-3082 and Bob Danehey, auctloneer 402-756-4276 (with answer machines) Howard Parish, Dale Uhrmacher, and Lynette Bartley assisting. "Am, ;l ;,,c)u/*,'om~ec;ts m~o~ the day o/sale take precedence over any other wrdten matter - : ~ i i i i i L J EWELL C ORN S llow Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 9, i0 and 11 Theme: "T/Mnks for the Memories" THURSDAY 8-11 s.m.-Enter exhibits, JeweU Commu- nity Center 5-7:30 p,m..Soup Supper, JHS Audito- rium (free will donation). Marie McAtee, Chr. Exhibits Open 3:30-8:30 p.m. SATURDAY 8 a.m.-3 p.m.-Exhibits open Community Center 8 a.m.-Fun run entry fee $10, meet at Bank Corner (four mile run) 9 itm.-One mile run, contact Dan or Gayle Daniels, 785-428-3323 FRIDAY 4-5:30 p.m.-Exhibits open 7 p.m.-JHS Football at Agra 9 a.m.- Register for parade at High School. Floats: School and Organizations, Antique Cars, Classic Cars, Horses, Unusual Entries (Prizes: lst-$25; 2nd-$20; 3rd-$15; all other-S10 Ribbons will be awarded to the other entries) 10 a,m.- CHILDREN'S PARADE (Line up at Jewell Lumber Co.- prizes for everyone!) 10:30 a.m.-CORN SHOW PARADE Following Parade: Free barbecue at High School 12:30-3 p.m.-Fun and games, City Park (Washington St., near the bank. Entertainment by Ken Benedick) 3:30 p.m.-Road Rally - Entry fee $5, Prize Money 5-7 p.m.-Senior Class Potato Bar at High School 8 p.m.-JHS Auditorium, Admission $2 adults, $1 K-12 .... M/e, mr~es Limited Supply have not certified to wildlife food of other practice completion. producers will need to complete bility prior to receiving the final F ment. celttBttlt. ""''" Credit Union I Thursday, Oct. .... Treats and Drinks In the lobby at Farmway Credit Union Beloit - Lincoln - Mankato - Osborne *50 Savings Bond Age 13 and over at the Farrnway Credit Onion in Beloit, Lincoln, Mankato and Osborne Sign up for: Stuffed Animal drawings for children, ages 12 and FARMWAY CREDIT UNION 200 S. Hersey 113 E. Lincoln 102 N. Commercial 128 W. Main Beloit, Ken. Lincoln, Ken Mankato, Kan. Osborne, Ken. (785) 738-2224 (785) 524-5134 (785) 378-3134 (785) 346-5908