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The Valley Falls Vindicator July 11,2013 Page 5 Items reprinted from the files of The Farmers' Vindicator end The Valley Falls Vlndicator~Complled by Joann Hefty 65 years ago.., volunteerleaders checked in at Camp Jayhawk June 16, for the first week of July 14, 1948 Fred Koons, son of Mrs. Lillie the summer camping season for the Koons, is working with the Forest JayhawkArea Council, Boy Scouts of Service of the government this sum- America. Over 1500 boys will partici- mer as a smokejumper in an area pate in a camping program at Camp near Missoula, Mont. It is understood Jayhawk during its nine-week season that during September their work this summer. Twelve Valley Falls Cub Scouts will be explained in an article in the and their fathers participated in Saturday Evening Post. Smokejump- ing was developed to speed fire-sup- Webelos Day activities at Camp pression action on small fires in the Jayhawk June 22. Attending were remote, roadless areas of timberland Doug Simpson, Rubble McLeod, Gary protected by the Forest Service.When Gentry, Brad Shaffer, Clark Royer, hired, smokejumper candidates are Dennis Heller, John Heller, Harold put through a month of instruction Royer, Bob Shafer, Marvin Gentry, at the training base northwest of Robert McLeod and L.T. Buening. Missoula. Baker's Quarry has recently in- The American War Dads Auxiliary stalled a new primary crusher with will have an all day meeting July 19 a crushing capacity of 300 tons per hour. The primary crusher is pow- at the home of Mrs. John Wettig. All Valley Falls members are asked to ered by a 375 horsepower engine come and help entertain the Topeka which has been reduced to about 250 members. Mrs. Julia Wright, presi- horsepower. Crushers at one time dent of the Topeka Chapter and also were more or less stationary, but the National vice-president said they Baker operation is now all on rubber have invited as special guests the tires and can be readily transported. Foreign War Brides from Topeka and In order to meet road specifications have chartered a bus for their trans- the rock produced is traveled through portation, an auger device which is flooded by Leavenworth County residents water under high pressure to remove on rural route two, McLouth, are small particles. Operators of the threatened with loss of mail service, quarry are Max and Bert Baker. according to Elmer Lange, one of Donna Bilderback was crowned about 11 farmers who would be af- Dairy Princess of Jefferson County fected. The road along the county Friday night. She will be eligible to line and into Leavenworth is in very enter the district contest at Tongan- bad condition.The pest office officials oxie. want to reroute to take advantage of "The bottle" a small oil painting better roads. This would force some by Valley Falls artist Ed Frakes was of the residents to go a mile or more among the 75 selected from 1,200 to for their mall. be shown at the Mid-America Art The REA staking crews have been Show at the Nelson Art Gallery in through--a small beginning but Kansas City. leading perhaps to electric service in the not too distant future. (Pleasant 35 years ago... View) June 29,1978 Mr. and Mrs. James H Shuler of A Kansas City man and his son Kansas City are the parents of a drowned in Lake Perry June 21when daughter, Rhonda Ann, born July 8. the father attempted to rescue his A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. son. The body of Robert Frost, Sr., Frank Burton June 30 to whom the 39, was recovered Friday in the area name Frank Dee has been given, known as Paradise Point. The body of his son, Robert Frost, Jr., 20, was 50 years ago.., recovered Saturday. June 27, 1963 A quorum of the Valley Falls city One hundred and seventy-eight council approved application for three Scouts and Explorers and 20 adult police department employees under CETA (Comprehensive Employee Training Act). A CETA representa- tive from the Kansas Division of Reservations bei ng Employment was present to explain taken for barn tour the program. "Exploring the World Around Us" The Jackson County Barn Tour is has been selected as the theme of the "Going West" this year to Circleville annual 4-H Fair parade to be Aug. 1 and Soldier located in northwest in Valley Falls. Marcia Leonard has Jackson County. served as chairman for the parade, There is a choice of dates: Satur- sponsored by the Valley Falls Saddle ~da~ Oct,: 5 or O0t: 12. ......... " ....... :~ The tSur is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with people meeting at the Cir- cleville Community Center. The cost is $45. To reserve a place by July 31, call 785-364-4991. The group will travel on the Barnes Brothers Highway (Hwy. 79) to Cir- cleville, named for the famous Barnes Brothers from Ontario, Kan. The tour group will visit barns with hand cut beams and pegs dating from the 1880s. It will visit century farms and frontier farmsteads on hid- den byways in the Glacial Hills and the Flint Hills and explore a unique 1927 dairy barn beside the original homestead. Owners will be available and tell their stories. A brisket lunch with all the trim- mings will be held at the Red Rock Resort Ranch. Entertainment, sur- prises, treats and water are includ- ed. The event is sponsored by the Jackson County Historical Society. For information and tickets contact: jacohistsoc@gmail.com or 785 364- 4991. Club, for the past nine years. An emergency and rescue service has evolved over the past two years from what was once an outdated oxy- gen pump to a unit which is capable of rendering first aid in almost all sick and injured cases. The unit is operated by Pat and Susan Metzger and Mark Senn, emergency medical technicians, with the support of the volunteer fire department. The nec- essary equipment is packed in a "62 Dodge panel truck located at the fire station. The operators consider their initial purpose as providing first aid and operating an ambulance as sec- ondary. Mr. and Mrs. Russ Gilmore, Valley Falls, are the parents of a daughter, Lindsay Jo, born June 13. Mr. Gilmore is a teacher and coach in the Valley Falls school system. 20 years ago... July 15, 1993 The Jefferson County commission- ers have picked Aug. 17 as election day to seek approval to build a jail and law enforcement center. They propose to issue revenue bonds to be paid using 1 percent county sales tax. The beard believes the bonds will be retired sometime between seven and 10 years, although the bonds will be issued for a period of 15 years. The architectural firm will meet within a few days with department heads a;nd personnel from the sheriff's department and county ambulance to review the building plans. The gates at Perry Lake dam are closed to minimum flow to help re- lieve flooding downstream and will probably remain closed for several weeks.Perry Lake is now at 911 mean sea level, almost 20 feet above normal pool. Lake manager Frank Funk said with normal rainfall we can hold it for another six weeks. All boat ramps are closed, but the two marinas are coping and providing what services they can. What has become a fun place to wade may become a sad place for a number of new tree seedlings. Memo- rial Tree Park in Valley Falls is under water and probably will be that way for a month or more. The park is lo- cated on Corps of Engineers land and is part of the Perry Lake flood control land now being used to store water. Tom and Kay Reich, Las Vegas, Nev., announce the birth of a son Joseph Carroll, June 2. Aaron and Crystal Riley, Meriden announce the birth of a son, Caleb James, born June 30. Thank you ... I would like to take this opportunity to thank the personnel of the Valley Falls EMS District No. 11, Jefferson County EMS and ambulance service, the Valley Falls Fire Department and Nortonville Fire Department for com- ing to our assistance after the July 4th fireworks accident. I also want to thank the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department personnel, Valley Falls Po- lice Department, and the many other medical personnel who assisted. We also want to thank everyone for their calls, concerns, and prayers. The Valley Falls Chamber of Commeme Paul Heinen, Chairman Scott Heinen, Co-Chairman We want to express our gratitude to the local medical personnel, Jef- ferson County Ambulance crew, Nortonville Fire Department, Police Chief Josh Pence and the Jefferson County Sheriff's officers, and all the people who helped in any way following the explosions and fire at the July 4 fire- works display. We have a caring community and your response proves it. We wish for everyone's speedy recovery. District No. 11 Fire and Rescue John Gordon, Medical Director and Fire Chief With a combined 54 years of rural clinic experience, each of our doctors is a Board Certified Family Physician providing care for patients of all ages from newborns through end-of-life. Whether our patients are in our clinic, hospital or nursing home, they receive top-quality medical care and personal attention from our experienced physicians and staff. Family PracUce I Obstetrics I Geriatrics I Palliative and Hospice Care 24/7 0n-Call Service I Surgery Assistance I Hospital Care and Visits In-0ffice Emergent Care (fractures, lacerations, etc.) W'e a~ ~cc~ting new paae~cs at all our locations. Office and hospital-based medicine. Medical Clinics ~ ~ w~ a $out" Health Center ~b ~gs~m Valley Falls I.~ Mon,, Tues., Thurs., Ffi. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wed. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. I Sat. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. OB Care Preventive Medical cnnic: Mon. 1-5 p.m. Wound Care Clinic Available Urgeflt Care Health Needs Provided* 785-~45-3263 Winchester Hours: Men., Thurs., Ffi. 9 a.m-5:30 p.m. Tues. 9 a.rn.-8 p.m. I Wed, g a.m,-Nean Prm~lfd~ ~ Clinic:, Tues. 1-5 p.m. Urgent Care Health Needs Provided* 913-774-2150 Nortonville Sour= Tues. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. I Thurs. 9 a.m,-1 p.m. Prevenffi~ Medical Clinic Available 913-886-2110 0skaloosa I.ic~r~ Mee. 1-8 p.m. I Wed. 1:30-5:30 p.m. Thurs. 9 a.rn.-Noon I Fri. 9 a.m-5:30 p.m. Preve~te Medical Clinic Available Care Health Needs Provided* 785-863-4125 *gr~ent Care:. Injury or illness? 24-hour answering earvice/7 days a week. We sente St Francis Health Center and suwounding hospitals. Our clinics are busy, but never too bray to care for outpatients when they are in nee./ 45-03-4k == ~;i!~ii! !!!ii~/~i~!z~!ii Any information about these and other photos that have run in this section is encouraged and welcome. Mail: PO Box 187, VF, 66088; or emaih vindicator@ embarqmail.com i~!!i~;~iiii!~i~ii!iii!iiiiii;;~i~i~!i!!iii;~i!iii~;~i~i!~;~;~ii!i;~i~iiiii!~iiiiii~il!i~!iiii[i ~;~]~]~;~;~;~;~;~ ~iii;!!!ii !!!iii!i!!i!!!i!~!i!i!;iii~:iiiiiii!ii!!;iii;il~ i i!i!ii!i!!iiiilil ii!ili:!!i ~iiiiiiiiii!ii!i~!i ~i;iiiii; ~!!i!!~ii!!!iiii!ii~!!ii ~ii;i ~i!iiii ~!iiiii!~!iii ~i!!~!: i iiiiiiiiii!i!~!iiii~:~ii ~iiii~iili ~iiiii~ ~iiii!i!iiiiiiiiiiiii~ilili!~ii District Court Cases filed- Lhnited civil: Jefferson County Fire District No. 11 has filed for debt collection against Debra Brock, et al; and Bonnie S. Carruth. Westar Energy vs. Ryan E. Liewer, debt collection. Credit Management Services vs. Levi E. Masqua, debt collection. Emergency Medicine Care vs. Charles A. Fiehler, et al, debt collection. Bruce Tillery has filed for debt collec- tion against Alicia A. Burch, et al., and Teresa Matney, et al. Community Healthcare Systems vs. Mark L. Fitzgerald, et al, debt collection. Leavenworth-Jefferson Electric Com- pany has filed for debt collection against Jamie Coffman, et al; Kenneth Claypool, et al; Eric N. Ivies; and Kandi White, et al. Civil: Brian K. Lane vs. Stephen Mark Cretsinger, landlord/tenant dispute. Bank of America vs. Joyce D. Jolley, et al, mortgage foreclosure. Domestic: Michael L. Gritz vs. Michelle M. Hop- kins, visitation, custody. Johanna B. Gritz vs. Michelle M. Hop- kins, visitation, custody. Karen L. Fowler vs. Russell Lee Smith, protection from abuse. Lori E. Robinsonvs. Rusty D. Robinson, divorce. Criminal: State vs. Thomas Wayne Coan, distrib- ute or possess with intent drug parapher- nalia, possess certain substance, driving while suspended, transporting an open container. State vs. Monica L. Irwin, possess cer- tain substance, liability insurance cover- age required, renewal of registration. State vs. Crysta Lynn Nick, giving a worthless check. State vs. Kristopher N. Lane, domestic battery. State vs. William Roonebaum, bat- tery. State vs. Johna D. Petitt, viloation of protection order. State vs. John Webbe Hoyt, flee or attempt to elude, interfere with a law enforcement officer, driving under the influence, liability insurance coverage required, reckless driving. State vs. Jonathan E. Clare, interfer- ence with a law enforcement officer, failure to stop at accident. State vs. Michelle K. Peck, interference with a law enforcement officer, obstructing apprehension of prosecution. State vs. Kyle Allen Hance, purchase, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor, transporting an open container, unsafe turning or stopping. State vs. Reedy Edward Fultz, interfer, ence with law enforcement officer. State vs. Anthony C. Kizziah, domestic battery, disorderly conduct. State vs. Aaron S. Purinton, burglary, theft of property or services. Register of Deeds -- TOD, Jo Ann Hofstra to Nathan E. Hofstra, et al, a tract in the NW4 of 15-8- 18. QC, Dwayne V. Marsden, et ux, to Marsden Revocable Trust, a tract in the SW4 of 16-9-20. QC, Bret W. Stotts, to Linda Lou Stetts, et al, lot 1, Moon Addition, Winchester. WD, Lloyd R. Bledsoe Estate to Davis P. Southiere, lot 7, blk. C of Fitzsimmons North Addition, Oakaloosa. WD, Joyce Marie Bledsoe to Davis P. Southiere lot 7, blk. C of Fitzsimmons North Addition, Oskaloosa. WD, Robert A. Harrington, et al, to Tamara I~ Perry, a tract of SW4 of 7-10-17, Meriden. QC, Dane Dale Courtney, et ai, to Dan D. Courtney, SE4 NE4 of 30-9-19. TOD, Dan D. Courtney, et al, to Bradley J. Courtney, et al, SE4 NE 4 of 30-9-19. WD, Eldeen D. Shifter, et al, to Harvey Shifter, et al lot 58, blk I of Lakeside Vil- lage Campgrounds. WD, Kelly E. Phillips to Aaron L. Cook two tracts NE4 of 34-7-17. WD, Nell W. Westphal, et ux, to Zane R. Peak, et al, a tract in the SW4 of 34-10- 19. TD, William K. Bruns Trust, et al, to James R. Moore, lot 208 of Lakeside Vil- lage, Lakeview Heights. WD, Gayle E. Madden to John Sloop, a tract in the SW4 of 2-9-18. WD, Brett E. Robertson, et al, to Brett E. Robertson, et al, a tract in the NE part $2 of the 6-9-20. WD, NeilW.Westphal, et ux. to Michael S. Dailey, et al, a tract in the NW4, SW4 of 34-10-19. WD, Neff W. Westphal, et ux, to Benja- min J. Kabus, et al, a tract in the SW4 of 34-10-19. TOD, Dorothy Sue McClung to Andrew Scott Redriguez, lots 11 and 12, blk. C of Fitzsimmons North Addition, Oskal0osa. QC, Tamara L. Lutze, et ux, to 2hmara L. Lutze, et vir, lots 34 and 35, blk. F of Lake Shore Estates. WD, Robert J. Schneider, et ux, to Monte A. Cutshall, et ux, a tract in the NW4 of 34-7-18. WD, Bank of New York Mellon, trustee, et al, to Dwayne Depriest, part of blk. E, Fitzsimmons North Addition, Oskaloosa. QC, Ready Revocable Living Trust, et al, to Maxine V. Ready, lots 4, 5 and 6 of blk. 18 in Newells Addition, Oskaloosa. TOD, Maxine V. Ready to Ronald D. Rankle, lots 4, 5 and 6 of blk. 18, Newells Addition, Oskaloosa. WD, Charles A. Bennette, et al, to Jacob Brunker, a tract in the NE4 of 28-9-20. WD, JoAnn Schiefelbein, et al, to Ronald L. Griffith, et al lot 4, blk. C, O-- e WD, Tresa V. Gonzalez, et al, to Court- : ney L. Weis, et vir, a tract in the NW4 of -~); Eye Clinic 1-11-17. O.D, Jeannette Holland, O.D. Heath Holland, Sheriff's D, JP Morgan Chase Bank us HW 59. P.O. Box ~8. O~1oo,, K~n,~ ~06~ awarded lot 2 of South 20 Acres Estates. : Phone: 785.853.2000. Fax: 785.863.3]33 W]~),,.Rey Evans, et al, to Robert Long lot 3 of ~airie View Subdivision. WD, Roy E. Evans, et al, to Robert Long, a tract in the NW4, SE4 of 29-10- 17. 403 NW Lyman Rd. [ ~:~ ] WD, Diana L. Sabatino to Charles ...... ~ Sabatino, lot 12 of Cain Subdivision B. Topeka, Kansas I Lake i 785-235-6550 I CHIROPRACTIC / WD, Shane P. Golden to Michael R. M-F: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. I WELLNESS CENTERI Kocolowski, et al, a tract of the NW4, NE4 ] of 3-11-18. [ topekavisioncenter.com Dr Lance Eisenbarth WD, Michael L. Nickels, et ux, to Houk ............ ] JAMES lqLBERTH, D.C./ Land Holdings, two tracts inthe N2, NE4 34YearsinPractice / f919" [ "Learn to I~e a Long, Healthy, Pain.Free Life" i w, Michael L. Nickels, et ux to Jana ij~ [ Lee Farmer, et al, a tract of the NWFR4 Chiropractort To of 310.19 I First Tuesday of Every Month at 6 p.m. I AvailableTues. &Thurs by Appt. I I Free@O tot lic- t toReg ter t awardedSheriff's D, Beneficial Financial waSlot 29, blk. E of Lake Shore Es- 504 Plaza Drive, Perry I I Visit 0ur Website for More Information: ~ tates. ]I wwW'DrFilberth'cOm / wD' Aneita J" Figgs t Matthew ~'800==832==0558 ~] 603 Cedar St. o Perry, KS 66073 ] Weishaar, et al, lots 18 and 20 ofWilliams www'backdctrsue'cm.c 785-597-2400 25-35-ffc] Additions, Nortonville. Bruce L. Tillery D.D.S., P.A. Ann Frakes R,D.H, Vicky Russell Valerie Pfeffer Mon. & Tues. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. e Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday 8 a.m.-Noon 8th and Walnut Valley Falls, KS Sheriff's reports-- June 27: Jacquehne Tuffiey, Oskaloosa, reported a theft. June 27: Haley Patterson, Oskaloosa, reported criminal damage to property. June 27: Officers responded to a re- port of illegal trash dumping on the 4700 blk. 81st Street, rural Meriden. June 27:Officers responded to a re- port of a disturbance on the 8300 blk. Call Lane, rural Grantville. June 27: Officers responded to a re- port of a disturbance on the 100 blk. Oak Street, Perry. June 28: Officers responded to a re- port of a disturbance on the 9300 blk. Delaware Drive, rural Ozawkle. June 28: Harvey Johnson, Lenexa, re- ported a theft. June 29: Officers responded to a re- port of a fight in progress, Locust Loop, Lake Perry. June 29: Jerry Bragg, Meriden, re- ported a theft. June 29: Officers responded to a re- port of a battery on the 200 blk. N Union Street, McLouth. June 29: Sharon Cobb, Oskaloosa, re- ported a theft. June 29: Officers responded to a re- port of shots heard on the 9000 Wellman Read, rural McLouth. June 29: Officers responded to a re- port of a fight in progress on the 10700 blk. Perry Park Drive. June 29: Route 92, Oskaloosa, report- ed a theft. June 29: Officers responded to a report of a theft on the 1000 blk. Oak Street, Valley Falls. June 29: Officers responded to a re- port of a theft on the 2100 blk. Ferguson Read, rural Perry. June 30: Officers responded to a re- port of a battery on the 100 blk. E Main Street, Meriden. June 30: Officers responded to a re- port of a disturbance on the 200 blk. W. Lucy Street, McLouth. June 30: Robin Allen, rural Ozawkie, reported a theft. June 30: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office recovered stolen vehicle. July 1: Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on the 9700 blk. Dela- ware Trail South, rural Ozawkle. July 1: Officers responded to a report of an assault on the 2900 blk. Detlor Read, rural Grantville. July I: Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on the 200 blk. W. Agnes Street, McLouth. July~l:~ Officers responded t~ ,& report of an attempted burglary on the 3700 blk. Park Drive, rural Grantville. July 2: Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on the 13200 blk. Stitz Read, rural McLouth. July 2: Fred Rogers, rural McLouth, reported criminal damage to property. July 2: Officers responded to a re- port of a battery on the 1300 blk. Walnut Street, Oskaloosa. July 2: Officers responded to a report of a noise disturbance on the 400 blk. Sycamore Street, Oskaloosa. July 3: Officers responded to a report of a theft on the 300 blk. S. Union Street, McLouth. July 3: John Bryson, Oskaloosa, re- ported a theft. July 3: Officers responded to a report of a theft on the 10700 blk. Perry Park Drive, rural Perry. July 3: Officers responded to a report of a theft on the 14300 blk. US-59 Hwy., rural Winchester. July 3: Officers responded to a report of a disturbance on the 100 blk. N. Union Street, McLouth. July 3: Officers responded to a report of threats on the 13800 blk. US-24 Hwy., rural Perry July 3: Officers responded to a report of a noise disturbance on the 200 blk. E. Main Street, Meriden. July 4: Officers responded to a report of shots heard near Front Street and Barton Read, Grantville. July 4: Officers responded to report of a battery on the 13900 blk. of Railroad Street, Williamstown. July 4: Officers responded to a report of criminal damage to property on the 2000 blk. 114th Street, rural McLouth. July 4: Chris Harem, Williamstewn, reported a theft. July 4: Officers responded to a report of criminal damage on the 200 blk. E .Front Street, Perry. July 4: Officers responded to a report of a fight in progress, Worthington Loop, Lake Perry. July 4: Officers responded to a report of a noise disturbance on the 100 blk. Timber Lane Drive, Ozawkie. July 4: Officers responded to a report of a noise disturbance on the 16700 blk. 27th Street, rural McClouth. July 4: Officers responded to a re- port of a noise disturbance near Liberty Street and Herkimer Street, Oskaloosa. Officers also responded to to the following calls for service: abandoned vehicle .................................. 1 alarm ............................................. 5 animal call ................................... 11 check welfare ................................. 5 citizen assist ................................ 16 domestic disturbance .................... 2 felony warrant ............................... 1 juvenile call .................................... 8 keep peace ...................................... 2 misdemeanor. ................................. 1 missing person ................................ 2 restraining order violation ............. 2 See Court Page 6