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SUNDAY • SEPTEMBER 15,2002 • THE HAYS DAILY NEWS AS Deaths Margaret Mary Staab HAYS — Margaret Mary Staab, 84, died Friday, Sept. 13,2002, at St. John's of Hays Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since July. ' She was born Dec. 19, 1917, in St. Marys to Nicholas and Emma (Schulie) Bucholz. She married Clarence C. Staab on April 24,1934 in Catherine. He died March 8, 1968. She was a cook at the Mecca Hamburger House in Hays for 23 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays. Survivors include a son, Clarence "Eddie," Hays; two • daughters, Cornelia Raymond, Reno, Nev., and JoAnn Nulton, Wichita; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two infant children, Mary and Clarence Joseph, and by two sisters, Agnes Witten and Barbara Jones. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brock's North Hill Chapel, 2509 Vine, with Father David Metz officiating; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays. No visitation is planned. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. Marie A. Thompson HILL CITY — Marie A. Thompson, 91, died Thursday, Sept. 12,2002, at Dawson Place Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 30, 1910, in Lebanon to William Sherman and Mary (Stanfield) Arbuthnot. She married Rex C. Thompson on June 12, 1935, in Hill City. He died July 28, 1994. She was a homemaker, teacher and lifetime area resident. She was a member of Bogue United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, TPM Club and Graham County Hospital Auxiliary. She was a 4-H Leader for the Bogue Blazer 4-H Club for many years. Survivors include three sons, James, Bogue, Thomas, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Robert, Greenleaf; a daughter, Janice Booi, Cullison; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell and.Richar^ Arbuthnbt, a sister,'':': IJorMea. Austin, and a grandson,' '' '; : Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Bogue United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sam Owen officiating; burial in Wildhorse Township Cemetery, Bogue. No visitation is planned. Spencer- Stinemetz Funeral Chapel, Hill City is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are suggested to the church or nursing home. For obituaries 24 hours a day, go to: obits.hdnews.net online obituaries brought to you by: NSIDE c.s. POST a Co. • 17 W.I 1TH ST. • 768.628.3000 RROCENA*BYCSPOST.COM Leslie 'Les' Housier PLAINVILLE — Leslie "Les" Housier died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. Services are pending with Moore-Overlease Funeral Chapel, Plainville. lavona I. Reynard WAKEENEY — Lavona I. Reynard, 80, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at her home. She was born Feb. 27, 1922, in Croft to John and Kesiah (Spung) Gillmore. She married Wilbur Kollhoff. She later married Dale Reynard. She worked in a meat-packing plant and cooked in various restaurants. Survivors include a son, William Kollhoff, Royce City, Texas; a brother, Cleo Gillmore, Parker, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Vernon Kollhoff, three brothers, Elza, Claude and Virgil Gill-,more, and two sisters, Esther Thornton and Alberta Saighman. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wildmead Cemetery, Nickerson, with the Rev. Dave Landis officiating. No visitation is planned. Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney, is in charge of .arrangements. Memorials are suggested to Trego County-Lemke Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit, WaKeeney. Ronald Ray Carlson OBERLIN — Ronald Ray Carlson, 59, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at Hays Medical Center. He was born June 24, 1943, in Oberlin to Raymond and Esther (Olson) Carlson. He grew up in Oberlin and graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1961. He was a meat cutter and had lived in McPherson and Salina before returning to Oberlin. He was a member of Oberlin Covenant Church and Lions Club, Oberlin. Survivors mclude a son, Todd, '. : erby, and Rebecca is mother, OrJer- lin; a sister, "Joyce Hartz'dg," Oberlin; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father and a son, Timothy Allen. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Oberlin Covenant Church with the Rev. Heidi M. Wiebe officiating; burial in Oberlin Cemetery Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, and from 8 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the church or Lions Club. Nicholas A. Arnold LONGMONT, Colo. — Nicholas "Nick" A. Arnold, 82, died Thursday, Sept. 12,2002 at Boulder Com 1 munity Hospital. He was born and raised in Hays and lived in Hays until 1985, when he moved to Longmont. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Spirit of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Don Willette officiating; burial in Longmont Mountain View Cemetery. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at Howe Mortuary Chapel, Longmont. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the mortuary. Memorials are suggested to Catholic Social Services Fund, Spirit of Peace Catholic Church, 1500 Hover, Longmont, CO 80501. Albert Davis HILL CITY — Albert Davis, 92, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at Dawson Place Nursing Home. He was born May 6, 1910, in Chicago to Fremont Alton and Elizabeth Matilda (McCarrel) Davis. He married Margaret "Maggie" Katherine Rohr on March 8, 1930. She died Sept. 12, 1980. He married Vera Fabricius on Feb. 15,1986. He was a farmer and stockman and longtime area resident. He was an original member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Parish and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a Fourth Degree Knight and a member of the Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Hill City; a son, Cleon, Hill City; nine grandchildren; and 12 great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Mershon, and a son, James Lavern. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hill City, w. Fathers Donald McCarthy and Bill Kilian officiating; burial in Memo rial Lawn Cemetery, Hill City. A rosary will be at 730 p.m. to day at the church. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today a Spencer-Stinemetz Funera Chapel, Hill City, and from 9 to 1C a.m. Monday at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Mary Elizabeth Maternity Home, Hays, or to Masses. Byron M. Dillow FREMONT, Neb. — Byron M. Dillow, MD, 62, died at the Fremont Area Medical Center Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002. He was born in Beatrice, Nebraska, on Sept. 8, 1940, and was 'aised there, graduating from Beatrice High School in 1958. He raduated from the University of Nebraska and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. He then graduated from the Nebraska Col- iege of Medicine in 1965 and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honorary. He served his surgical residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and then served in the United States Air Force from 1970 to 1972. In 1972, he moved to Fremont. Dr. Dillow was a member of the Presbyterian Church, Fremont Rotary Club, Fremont City Planning Commission, YMCA Board of Directors, Venture Club, and the Fremont Rod and Gun Club. He was a past president of the Nebraska Chapter of the American College Of Surgeons, was certified by the American Board of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, was a nominee for Trustee of the University of Nebraska Foundation, and a Life Member of the University of Nebraska Alumni Association. He married Sara Rhodes in Beatrice, on Sept. 12,1962. He is survived by his wife, Sara; a daughter, Ann Crowley and her husband Dr. Timothy, of Hays; sons, David Dillow and wife Gwen, St. Louis, Missouri, and Dr. Jeffrey Dillow and wife Beth of Leawood, Kansas; six grandchildren, Megan and Blake Dillow of St. Louis, Missouri, Claudia and Louisa Dillow of Leawood, Kansas, Alexander and Samuel Crowley of Hays; his father-in-law, John Rhodes and wife, Janet, Beatrice, Nebraska; his brother-in-law, Rev. Dr. Ronald P. Byars and sister-in-law Susan Rhodes Byars of Richmond, Virginia, and two nephews. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Stephen Brownlee and Don Botic officiating; burial at Ridge Cemetery. The casket will remain closed. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15. There has been a memorial es- ^tablished to the Byron M ;.Mb,'SBpiiaing Development! J ,for,.me r 4nternationaj G^ .tjenter.at'.the University Of.^e-, braska, in care of University, of Nebraska Foundation; PO Box 82555, Lincoln, Nebraska 68501. Lattin-Dugan-Chambers Funeral Chapel, Fremont, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements. SECURITY: Airport hiring effort kept quiet CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al Doors on the lower levels of the motel sported signs that reflected the various tasks will be conducted: a computer-based aptitude test, physical dexterity, color vision, hearing and drug screening. All of the tests are required in addition to background checks that include a credit check and proof of residency. Typically, Rosenker said, anywhere from five to 10 people are on site to conduct the assessments, with each person performing different tasks involving the applicants. Rosenker said the new agency typically tries to keep assessment sessions low-key so as not to attract attention. She said she was surprised to hear of the yellow caution tape being used but said they hire local security companies to accompany the screenings. "We try to keep it less than obvious," she said of the assessment tests for prospective employees. "But yellow tape is not less than obvious." Hays Regional Airport manager Terry Urban suspected that the Holiday Inn occupants were connected to the TSA hiring effort. But he was unsure how many screeners would be hired to fill the Hays slot. He was among those who questioned if the 33 positions Rosenker said would be hired would be for Hays only or for the entire region, which could include airports at Dodge City Great Bend or Goodland. His question was prompted because of the number of flights at the Hays airport. Hays has two round-trip flights to Denver and two to Kansas City. That's four flights going out and four flights coming in to the airport. Flights leave at 5:30 and 7:30 a.m. each morning, and then arrive again at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. The afternoon flights depart again shortly after passengers are able to get off the plane while boarding passengers get on. The two planes return to Hays at about 10 p.m. each night, but no security is on hand then because the planes don't leave until the next day Currently, security is handled by •tment and .sageforexp $S of%:i.'|g«f ..^WiV^fl^nient^fflfi^s —' • —-- - federal government for its costs. TSA is scrambling to hire people to fiU the screening jobs that are available. They are spending plenty of money to get the job done. This week, the agency, a branch of the Department of Transportation had 1,231 advertisements listed on the Internet jobs board Monster.com. The 60-day job postings each cost $305. Although it's likely a package deal was put together, if the agency had paid full price, the cost would have been $375,453. Screeners, the basic job that involves routine frontline security and protection of air travelers, will be paid anywhere from '"• $23,600 to $35,400. In addition to the salaries, screeners will be eligible for federal retirement pay. The jobs are being offered on a first-come, first-served basis because of the staffing deadline that ' TSA faces. The agency is urging people to apply for the jobs online. Applicants are notified immediately if they meet minimum requirements. Those requirements include U.S. citizenship, a high school diploma or GED or at least one year of work in security or aviation or with Xray technician work. At least part of the cost of paying the screeners will be borne by airline customers, who will pay a surcharge on airline tickets. Although the initial hiring for Hays has been set at 33, Rosenker said that is more than what will be there over the long term. "We always start out with more because of attrition rates," she said. Exactly when the screeners will start work is uncertain. Rosenker said she never knows more than a week in advance. The Hays employees, she said, are not scheduled to start next week, "It will be before Nov. 19," she said, referring to the deadline for airports to have screeners in place. Anyone hired must complete 40 hours of classroom training in addition to 60 hours of on-the-job training. Training will continue once employees are actively working. When training is complete, screeners will be required , to check baggage for explosives. Some airports will check bag- [age.fQrexplosixe^lo^fp^clfj . have' . Other IT' 'i:\i\r'.if \;\\ i • , iu ...... v Guard was pulled out of airports. "We have an armed officer for every departing flight," Urban said. "And, I might add, doing a darned good job." ir"i,r,T ff^-jvp.,;-m-nijijrmjw .11 on baggage .they might have. A certain percentage of -the passengers will be randomly selected for a secondary screening at the gate, a process that The city is reimbursed by the Rosenker said already is in use. IA2 ', September 21 • 8:0 Ellis County Fairgrounds • Hays, Kansas EVENTS: 30 Bull Riders (Top 10 to the Finals) Mutton Bustin' • Calf Scramble With Special Guest Clown & Funny Man Greg Herell! $ 10 General Admission Kids 5 & Under FREE Special appearances by: Miss Rodeo Kansas - Valerie Wurtz Miss Rodeo Kansas Princess - Adfa Cox Miss Pawnee County Rodeo - Shawna Charteir Miss Pawnee County Rodeo Princess -' Jenea Skelton Miss Triangle Rodeo - Jo Charteir Miss Rodeo McCracken/Ellis County - Carlee Parke Ellis County Rodeo Princess - Tianna Sanderson Brought to you by and many local sponsors Today is Sunday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2002. There are 107 days left in the year. The Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, begins at sunset. Today in History By The Associated Press Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. IS, 1821, independence was proclaimed for Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador. On this date: In 1776, British forces occupied New York City during the American Revolution. In 1789, the U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department of State. In 1857, William Howard Taft - who served as president of the United States and as U.S. chief justice - was born in Cincinnati. In 1917, Russia was proclaimed a republic by. Alexander Kerensky, the head of a provisional government. In 1935, the Nuremberg Laws deprived German Jews of their citizenship and made the swastika the official symbol of Nazi Germany. In 1950, during the Korean conflict, United Nations forces landed at Inchon in the south and began their drive toward Seoul. In 1963, four children were killed when a bomb went off during, Sunday services at a black Baptist church in Birmingham, Ala. Mathematics Activities Encourage your students to cut coupons from the newspaper, At the end of one month ask them for the total amount of money they could save if they used all the coupons. Ten years ago: Washington state Sen. Patty Murray defeated former Congressman Don Bonker to win the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Brock Adams. : Five years ago: Two of the nation's most popular diet drugs - dexfenfluramine and fenfluramine - were pulled off the market because of new evidence .they could seriously damage patients'hearts. One year ago: President Bush ordered U.S. troops to get ready for war and braced Americans for a long, difficult assault against terrorists to avenge the Sept. 11 attack. Beleaguered Afghans streamed out of Kabul, fearing a U.S. military strike against their Taliban rulers who were harboring Osama bin Laden. Today's Birthdays: Actor Tommy Lee Jones is 56. Movie director Oliver Stone is 56. Actress Wendie Jo Sperber is 44. Rock musician Mitch Dorge (Crash Test Dummies) is 42. Football quarterback Dan Marino is 41. Actor Danny Nucci is 34. Actor Josh Charles is 31. Singer Ivette Sosa (Eden's Crush) is 26. Britain's Prince Henry is 18. Thought for,Today:. "My heart is a lonely hunter that hunts on a lonely hill," "Fiona MacLeod" (William Sharp),'Scottish author and poet (1855-1905). Newspapers in Education,Sponsored By: Bankof America. 1200 E. 27" 1 It's never too late to learn! Very informative. The hands-on aspect is a big plus. It is so much easier to understand and remember when you're able to utilize applications as you learn them! 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