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| I Courthouse News Jewell County ii ii i I I v. C~dine Berry to Pau-im A. Joerg and Katie J. Bowers. N65 feetof Lots 7, 8, and 9; S 75 feet of l.x~ 7 and 8; and S 75 feet of the W 40 feet of Lot all in Block 48, original, townsite of Mankato, except a ceitain m~. Robert E. Davidson toFnmk Vcxdek and June Vculek. W 68 feet of Lots 6 and 7, in Block 2, original townaite of , i SEI/4 of Section 16, in Towr~.ip lS, ~i .~theTW; NI/2 NEI/4 of Section 24, El/2 of Section 24, l~ng E of the ndlroad fight of way; all m Town- thip IS, Range TQV; SEI/4 of Section 25, Township IS, Range 7W. RichardSchlaefli,lmsbandofGloda D. Gmman.Schlaeffi, f/k/a Gloria D. Gmman to Leah R. 14~. Lot1,2 md 3, in Block 1, Lewis Third Addi- the City of Webber. tion to the city OfBurrOak andthe El/ MawjZadinaandVickieZadiuto 2ofthe~ alley adjacent thereto Feliksa|sles S 82 feet Of Lot 12, aad oatheWtoLoes 1, 2, mul 3 in Block 1, theS82feetoftheE30feetofLot 11, Lewis Third Addition to the City of allinBlock40,originaltownsiteofthe Burr Oak; and part of Lot 17 and 18 City of Mankato. and the vacated alley adjacent on the E DuaneH.StronpandFaithLStro~, in Block 1, Lewis Third Addition to to Angela Everhart and German the ~ity of Burr Oak. : Fernandez. All of Lot 11 and 10~ Glofia D. GatmmvSchlaefli, wife except a certain part, all in Block 47 in original tovmsite of the City of Man- kato. Sherali Rae Donovan and Patrick J. Donovan to Patrick J. Donovan and Sherail R. Don~an trmteu ~ the Donovan Living Trum~ An uadi~dad I/2 interestin, Lots 11, 12, 17, 18 in Section 6, Township 3S, Ran~ 9W, except a tract and an endivided 1/2 interest in N1/2 of NEl/4, except the E 20 acres of Section 7, Township 3S, Range 9W, and an ondivided l/2inter- est in SW 1/4 of NEll4 and Lola 1,2,7 and 8, all in Section 7, Township 3S. Ran~'Gae-- "~" Green to Raeona G. Green, trustee of the Raeona G. Gt~m Trust. An undivided 1/2 intae~ in Lots 11, 12,17, 18 in Section 6,Town- ship 3S, Range 9W, except a tract and an undivided 1/2 inte~st in Nl/2 of NEI/4, except the E 20 acres of Sec- tion 7, Township 3S, Range 9W, and an undivided 1/2 interest in SWI/4 of NEI/4 and Lots 1, 2, 7 and 8, all in Section 7, Township 35, Range 9W. Cecil Dean Kile and Eleanor E. Kile, husband and wife, to Cecil Dean Kile and Eleanor E. Kile, as tenm~ in common. NEI/4 ~EI/4 al~ the SEI/4 NEll4, except the N 5 am~s in Sactloa 13, Towmh|p IS, Range 7W; WI/2 of Richard Sehlaefli, f/k/a Gloria D. GarmantoLzahH~. Lots 1,2and 3, in Block 1, Lewis Third Addition to the City Of Burr Oak and the El/2 of the vsc~tted alley adjacent thereto on the W of Lots 1, 2, and 3 in Block 1, Lewis Third Addition to the City of Burr Oak; and part of Lot 17 and 18 and the vacated alley adjacent on the E in Block I, Lewis Third Addition to the City of Burr Oak. CHada~ State Of Kansas vs Susan L. Baker, 22, Bun Oak. Charged with domestic violence. Stste of Kamas vs Karyn Mohler, Fonnoso, giving a wotthleas check. Aeeldmts ~. 6 at approximately 5:30 p.m. at milepmt 228 on K- 14, Michael Bran- don, ~ankato, driving a 1989 Pontiac, hit a deer. Investigated by Alley. No injuries. Damages ove $500. Nov. 7 at approximately 7:!5 p.m. at milepost 254 on K- 14 Jerod John,qm, Milford, Neb., driving a 1998 Ply- mouth hit a deer. Investigated by Al- ley. No injuries, Damages over $500. Nov. 7 at approximately I 0:15 p.m. on County Road V .3 miles east from 90 road, Stefanie Sawyer, Bun Oak, driving a 1994 Oldsmobile, was bead- in41 west when caught the soft gravel iii on the north side of the road, over corrected, lost control and ended up in the ditch. Accident investigated by Alley. No injuries. Damages over $500. Nov, 8 at approximately 8:15 p.m. at milepost 212 on US36, John L. Fischer, Seandia, driving a 2001 GMC hit a deer. Accident investigated by Alley. No injuries. Damages over $500. , Jewell By Roberta Holdren Wayne andBrendaClarl~ Manhat- tan, visited her aunL Rosina Ander- Kill. Dinner guests of Jerry and Janice Bmadbent were Ed, Vicky, Sarah and Trey Harris, Many, La.; Mike and Gina Shamburg; Jeff and Leah Heiman and Mike Heiman, Beloit; Frank and Thelma Shelton, Jewell, and Jay Dee Broadbent, Billings, Mont. Mike, Kim and Katy Stoeber, Salina, and Bdan Menhusen were week end guests of Junior and Carol Menhusen. J~k andJeanine Seamans were in Wood River, Neb., Sunday for the baptism of three great-grandsons. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Loganbill were recent visitors in Jewell. They toured the Palmer Museum and were compli- mentary of the work done to make the museum worthy of visiting. Several from Jewell attended the Phlay "Proof' at the Salina Community eater. A large crowd attended the Bill Thompson sale. Jewell received the first snow of the winter Saturday afternoon, how- ever, it melted rapidly, but made one believe winter is not far away. Roberta Holdren, David and Jan Wilcox and Brandon Sims visited Edwin and Ruth Holdren, Montrose. Mr. and Mrs. Oene McJntyre vis- ited Daisibel McIntyre and Ardith 'Wilson. The Ionia United Methodist Church held the annual supper and bazaar Saturday evening. Several from Jew- ell attended. Mankato Professional Pharmacyi Tbepupulation ofJewellincreased over the weekend as pheasant hunters + Latest in ladiesand mens colognes [ fromdifferentpartsofthecountrymade their appearance. Jewell is fortunate .~>" .4-,Netop~m~ [ to be able to accommodate many +Christ nu~.. gifts by TJ'$ and Tenderheart I visitors. Jack Seamans had surgery at the ]~ 4" Christmas ~reenleafCandles | hospital in Beloit Wednesday. "0" Assortment of Rtts,f~U StO-- Cand]f l Mr.andMrs.BillEdwards, lllinois, are visiting in the area. I nkqto Profmionql'Pherme I| Navy Seaman Recruit Scott A. Higie, son of Theresa A. Higle, Beloit, 1~ N. Commor0itl ; I~ankato, Kan. [completedand Keith U.s.L" H![le,Navy JeWell,basic trainingreCentlYat 785 37e.3183 Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. TAX LEVIES FOR 2003-JEWELL COUNTY KANSAS, VALUATION 34,151,090 - POPULATION 3,610 Rate expressed by miles per $1,000 valuation STATE General Fund ,600 Kansas Educational Building Fund .600 State Institutions Bufldin~ Fund .300 TOTAL 1.500 COUNTY General 18.238 Road ami Bridge 28,072 Special Bridge 2.498 Health 2.577 Appraiser's cost 2.174 Noxious Weed 1.499 Ambulance 2.684 H~pital Maintenance 5.998 Employee ~its 24.511 Bond and Interest TOTAL COUNTY 89.295 CENTRAL KANSAS LIBRARY SYSTEM General ,1.294 Employee Benefits .000 TOTAL 1.2% HRE DISTPJCTS Hardy Fire District #1 Jewell County Fire District #4 Burr Oak Fire ~ #5 Courtland Fire District #12 Formoso Fire District #6 Athens Center Fairview Ionia Jewell Laurel Hill Pleasant Prairie Rosemound CEMETERY DISTPdCTS Wallace #12 Cemetery District 5.194 3~47 4.000 2.500 4.449 4.702 4.204 1.443 3300 2.206 1.576 1.719 5.862 1.471 .527 2.443 .186 1,295 1.291 I 1930s teen tells of summer in Kansas it was during the summer 1931 when a teenage boy decided to make trip to Jewell County to see hi~ relatives who lived in the Jewell area.. His mode of transportaJion was hitch hiking. Victor Schumaker, Coshocton, Ohio, was ready to enter his senior year in high school and was off on an adventure of a lifetime. The important part of *.his ad- venture is that Victor decided to record this trip and his stay in Jewell County in a diary. His diary was found recently by his niece, Kathryn Smart of Ohio. She decided to share it with others. Kansas Bound, June 12,1931: Started out at 7:30 and reached Columbus at noon. Stayed several hours and pro- ceeded to Springfield. Slept on cement floor in filling stations. June 13: Started at 7:30. Reached In- dianapolis in the morning. Went 60 miles out of the way to go see Perdue at Lafayette. Hood preventiondams. Came back to Indianapolis State House and Soldiers Monument. Five traffic lights in the city. People are more courteous than in cities farther east. No speed limits. Slept in barn Saturday night. June i 4: Started at 7. Reached Terra Haute at noon. Went to Marshall and was stranded for four hours. Picked up by a sailor from Washington, D.C. Went to St. Louis, 150 miles. Mammoth bridge across the Mississippi. Crossed at night. Took us an hour and a half to cross the city and seldom stopped at stop signs. Worst traffic Vve ever seen. About I0 cops to the busy corners, turn left on white lights. Four lane roads. Slept in Tourist cottage outside of St. Louis. June 15: Walked to St. Charles. Came past big park. Roller coaster-crossed Mis- souri over toll bridge. Took bath in creek. Got ride to Columbia, Mo. Slept in barn loft. June 16: Washed in creek. Got fide to Kansas City. Went thru tunnel on Street Car. Packing houses here. Got ride to Topeka. Saw largest tire in world. Trav- eled overgraveled roads. Went thru State House. Very beautiful. Brown, red, grey, .white and colored marble, cream walls, high dome. Slept in barn Tuesday evening. June 17: Got ride to Beloit. Walked part of way to Jewell. Saw truck of wheat overturned in middle of roed. Hit first of wheat country. Slept under the stand at Bohnerts. June 18: Went to Jeweli to Zipses (Oliver Zipse and wifeCaroline Bohnert Zipse). Picked cherries. Went around town. Met some people. \ June 19: Picked cherries.',,,Went to Carl Bohnerts. Pitched two load'S.of hay and loaded one. Hands were tender. Went hunting for Jack Rabbits. Didn't get any. Saw about 10. Went back to Zipses. June 20: Picked cherries and mulber- ries. Came up to the farm Saturday after- noon. Did some chores. Went out riding. June 21: Loafed around most of the day. Tried to milk. Watched them play tennis. Rode around. Hunted for eggs. June 22: Picked mulberries. Did a CITIES Ben Oak ~m ~m0so Jewell General 17.210 14.099 52.362 23.197 Library 2.000 .000 15.524 5.537 Noxious Weed .000 .000 .000 .000 Emp. Benefits 16.413 .000 .000 15.839 No Fund Warrant .000 .000 .000 .000 Sp Street Mainten..0(30 .000 .000 .0(30 TOTAL 35.623 14.099 67.886 44.573 UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT Mank~ I~ndail Webber 17.689 64.399 .000 3.903 6.296 .000 .424 .000 .000 15.478 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 ,167 .000 .000 37.661 70.695 .000 USO104 USO27S USO2~ General 20.000 20.000 20.000 Sup. General 8.883 12.080 21.812 Capital Outlay 3.998 4.000 3.253 BQnd & Int. .000 .000 .000 TOTAL 32.881 36.080 45.065 UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTS ~02a7 us0333 us0426 us0427 General 20.000 20.000 20.000 20.000 Sup. General 14.595 10.161 11.131 15.462 Capital Outlay 3.996 3.969 2.003 .000 Bond & Int. .000 7.861 .000 .000 Soecial ~ment .000 ~3~ .000 .000 TOTAL 38.591 42.297 33.134 35.462 TOWNSHIPS Cem. Gem Allen .000 1.335 Athens.000 .173 Brownscreek .000 .491 Buffalo 000 .175 BuffOak 000 3.690 Calvin.0(30 .212 Center.000 .182 Erring:169 .087 Esbon .000 .901 Grant .000 .000 .000 lonia Jackson Limestone Richland Sinclair Vicksburg Walnut Washington Whitemound few chores. Helped wash. 100 degrees. Goes up to 102 degrees in the shade. Wind is hot. June 23: Watched Andy (Bolmert) paint the wheels of the cars. Went fishing for gophers. Built a drive into the barn. Located a job. Shocked some oats. Met somc~rls. Killcdamillionants. Contin- ued warm today. June 24: Looked for letters from Coshocton. Disappointed. Went goose- berry hunting with Bessie (Bohnert) and Andy (Bohnert). Went down to Flossy Roushes. June 25: Worked hard today. Drove tractor pulling combine and scooped wheat. Took two loads to town. l.,eamed to harness the horses. Continued hot from 98 to 104 degrees in the shade. It was 100 degrees by 7:30. June 26: Drove tractor and scooped wheat all day. Got up about five. Hot best part of the day. Andy (Bob.next) went to the band concert at Jewell. Went with Bessie Bohnert and Violet Dabinnus. Must watch him a little closer. Slept out. June 27: Drove tractor and scooped. Drove teams hauling wheat. Continues hot. Andy (Bohnert) wanted me togo for a ride with him and others. Stayed at home and behaved. Uncle Oliver (Zipse) came down and helped me. Were done before noon. Went to Uncle Oliver's for dinner. Went back to the farm in the evening. Tried to milk. June 28: Loafed around all morning. Fed the cats garlic. Found a guinea nesL Went on Apecoria and played golf. Weather continues hot. Got back at 5. Went to some neighbors. Shot rabbits. Came back home. Andy (Bohnert), Vio- let, and Vernon (Stone) were there. Made ice cream today. Ate and ate and ate. Must write a letter in the morning. Carl has all my stationary. He is working all day at Flossys. Full moon tonight, so bright you can read easily. Now 11, temp has dropped to 86. Goesupto 104inthe shade in the daytime. Am getting sleepy. Can hear the combines working late into .0~ .000 .717 .0(30 .000 .000 .000 .0(30 .404 ,000 .860 .000 ~98 .0(30 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.886 .000 .000 1.557 .000 .000 .000 .000 Thursday, Novetnber 13, 2003 JEWELL COUNTY RECORD] the night. Cutting wheat. Some even work all night using several shifts of men. This is the end of the diary, it was simple but it showed a touch of what life was like during the summer of 1931 on a Jewell County farm through the eyes of a eastern teenage boy. Remember the observation of Wil- liam James that the deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. Borrow a box of puppies for an afternoon and take them to visit the residents of a retirement home. Stand back and watch the smiles. This winter the weather service will issue watches and warning, when a watch is issued, stay tu .ned. ~ ~9 media for further bulletins. But when a warn- ing is issued, take the necessary ac- tions to prepare for deteriorating con- ditions. Hunting Signs available [11 at the Superior Express Ill and the Jewell County III News Offices Ill Jewell County Memories 100 Years Ago W.B. McDill. Beloit, will soon take possession of the farm he bought in Athens township. Jim Rowe is feeding 35 steers and Bob Wildman, 100. "This is Uncle Sam's week to re- member the fellows who waded mud and lived on sow belly four years for his sake." - J.C. Republican. Mrs. George Dempsey is teaching at Hardy, Neb. 80 Years Ago Fire consumed the farm house oc- cupied by John Hayes and family, 2 1/2 miles north of Downs. Hayes was able to get upstairs and carry both children to safety, but the house was completely destroyed. The fire was the result of attempting to fill a gasoline lamp from a gasoline can. The fumes from the gas were carried across the room to a lighted coal oil lamp which resulted in the explosion of both lamps. Alfred Moon has been appointed lineman for the MutualTelephone Co., Burr Oak, succeeding Earl V. Wheeler. Sweet cider for sale at Gavin's Store, Jewell City. Bring your jug. Stewart McMinimy, 17, was fatally shot while hunting near the Menhusen Pond. He was hunting with John Ruggles, 16, and Browning Ruggles, 14. Browning had taken the gun from his shoulder when it discharged, hit- ting Stewart. Miss Ada Colson is the new book- keeper and advertising manager of the Waconda Springs Sanatorium. Ten carloads of stook, nine of cattle and one of hogs, were marketed by members of the Beeler family, Jewell County, at Kansas City recently. (Be- loit Call) Athens won both basketball games from Mankato; boys 10-23; girls 19- 25. 60 Years Ago Edgar Young, a former county com- missioner, died at his home in Randall. He helped build the Rock Island rail- way line from Omaha to Phillipsburg and he taught school in Jewell County. The second annual Jewell Corn Show will be Nov. 19 and 20. Mrs. Clara Keeler celebrates her 90th birthday. Mrs. Keeler is one of five widows of Civil War Veterans still living in Jewell. Jewell ~ounty Selective Service Board called the following men to re- port for induction at Ft. Leavenworth: Vernon Dyas, Jewell; Donald Switzer, Formoso~ James Frank Terrill, Esbon; Elton Smith, Guide Rock; Dale Hale, Randall; Raymond Ault, Jewell; Derold Siebert, BurrOak; Robert Standerw~k, Mankato; James McCormick, Burr Oak; Oliver Basart, Montrose; Johnson Fuller, Formoso; Robert DeBey, Cavtker; C!elanfl Harlow, Burr Oak; Leland SWltzer, Lovewell; Clifton Ault, Jewell; Edgar White, Burr Oak; Oran Hancock, Mankato; Robert Mooney, Mankato; Hubert Mitchell, Mankato; RichardWhelchel,Mankato; Randolt~ Marshall. Northbranch: Tho- mas IHohler, Formoso; and Dwight Van Fleet, Mankato. 40 Years Ago Jewell County 1962 agricultural income is 17.4 million. The county ranked 17th in the state in total agricul- NOTICE TO AT&T GlffOMBB Effective November 15, 2003, the AT&T Payphone Use Service Charge, for prepaid card calls placed from a public or semi-public payphone, will increase as follows: Current Charge New Charge per Message per Message Unit Option Card 2 units 4 units The new payphone service charge corresponds to AT&T's inter- state charge. Please visit our website at http://www.consumer~tt.com/prepaldcard/ or call toU-free for additional information. AT&T Residential Customers 1 800 361-4470 199~ C1wwobt ~I0, 4.3, V6, automlic, 88,000 miles ............................... tNJ l!196 Focd !:-150 XI.T, S-cab, sharp ... $5,69~ 1994 Cllewolet S-10, 4x4, extended cab, rea~ sharp ................................... S~,tm 1994 Cllewobt S.,19, 4x4, extruded cab .............................. $8,996 1990 FoM P, Blglf, 4x4, 5-speed ....... 1988 Ford Ranger XLT, VS, 4x4 ......... CALL I~ 8ebam, 4x4 ............................... $1,200 lft4 0odge 3/4 Ton, nice older tntck. $1,295 500 a.a tural income. third leading hog county An organizational meeting Mankato Quarterback ( Correll Coffee Shop. New Altar Society Mrs. Mary Kriley, Mrs. Hawkins, Mrs. Rosalie Betty Johanek. Mr. and Oak, were honored with a ding Anniversary open house. A farewell party was ard Sipe at Odessa Church. listed in the army. T','o Girl Scouts Olympics: Karen Spiegel and Pumarlo. Shelly Harris, a hood chairperson, will mg. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thomas, kato, celebrated their 25th Anniversary. "Flashdance" was showing at Ute Theatre, Mankato. Halstead Shoe Store, Red Wookboots, $62. Jewell County Nutrition Site kato, celebrated fourth Gerald Boyles presented a Veteran's Day musical site. Evan Hanson was honored year member of the VFW 7830 by Post Commander Moser at the Veterans Day The new Jewell partment building was total cost of $58.517.37. was the deputy weed director. 10 Years Ago Approximately 300 kids and I heart toured old Jewell County Jail and about the same number scary trip Saturday evening. Mankato will pin) to Tipton, 38-34. Mankato Lumber ter, owned by Mark sponsored agrand opening. mas open house. A retirement supper was Jim Rehmert. One Year Ago Jewell County Hospital proved contracts with Dr. Calderon and Dr. Rina Mina. Jewell County Wilb~ Becker, is a patient LGH Medical Center West, Neb., recovering from mined in a highway accident. Elizabeth Grimm 103rd birthday. "Here Comes ",he Judge," stick comedy, was presented dents at Jewell High School. Republic By Mrs. Alvin Petersen Guests of Bill and Evelyn were Mr. and Mrs. Carl pedal, Neb. Calvin Hobson vi mann at the Belleville Center. Bob Burge is home from tal and recuperating. Jim and Evelyn Hurley Clyde to help a gins Koch, celebrate with his parents, Jess and Koch, and brother, Bradley. week with ] and friend, Blake, Wichita, were day to Sunday j Farlee joined them for supper. Dean and Deanna tended the Meyer reunion in and that evening were watch grandson, Alex, play ball. Calvin and Oleta Hobson the group at the Do birthday. end guests in Wichita at the the Scott Moreheads. and Wanda Adams Jessica birthday at her home with her mom, Pat. Jennifer weekend Rex and Mac Courtland chicken and Jack and Ethlyn Smith per for Marlin and Kent and Jean Smith to birthdays of Judy and Jean. Pam Schmit, Wichita, eral days with her mother, Vid~ Darrell in Branson. show in Lincoln, Neb. The city sponsored Party for all the little lin~len their and to Peoria, attend the wedding Jim Shaffer, While there they tended a Frew reunion at 8-12 Bridge Club was Jean Charles. Darlene Jensen additional Sue, st. Dec.2 at Scandia.