On the Record The Salina Journal Friday, September 28,1984 , Page 9 Deaths & funerals F.Y.I. Mrs. Fannie A. Gruber HERINGTON - Mrs. Frannie A. Gruber, 96, died Thursday at the Lutheran Home, Herington, where she had lived for 3% years. Mrs. Gruber was born July 9, 1888, in Herington. She moved to Hope in 1909 and lived there until moving to the Lutheran Home. Mrs. Gruber was a housewife and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Lyons Creek. Her husband, Fred, died in 1952. She is survived by a son, Melvin, Hope; three daughters, Mrs. Marie Schlesener, Hope; Mrs. Rosalie Schimming, Denver, and Mrs. Ruth Ebel, Hillsboro; a sister, Mrs. Marie Meyer, Thousand Oaks, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 20 great- grandchildren; and seven great- great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be announced by the Carlson Funeral Home, Hope, where friends may call. Memorials may be made to the church or the Lutheran Home. Virgil B. Vincent CONCORDIA - Virgil B. Vincent, 82, Concordia, died Wednesday at Osborne County Hospital. He was born July 1, 1902, in Courtland. He was a resident of Concordia for 45 years and was a retired livestock buyer. His wife, Elsie, died in 1977. He is survived by a son, Howard, Concordia, four grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, Concordia. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Knights Templer I Foundation. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Judy Lee Phillips HAINES CITY, FLA. - The funeral for Judy Lee Phillips, 39, Haines City, Fla., who died Sept. 22 in Haines City, was Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, Haines City. She was cremated. She was born May 15, 1945, in Ottawa. She spent most of her youth in Salina and moved to Haines City in 1971. Mrs. Phillips was an active volunteer for several charities and a homemaker. She was a nurses aid for Heart of Florida Hospita, Grain Haines City, and past-president of the Women's Circle of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Herbert William, of the home; and four children, Dawn Rene, Michelle Lee, Deniece Lynn, and Monet Verann, all of the home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William L. Robinson, Salina; a brother, William E. Robinson, Hays;, and a sister, Sandra K. Reinhardt, Haines City, Fla. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Haines City. Delmar E. Jeffers MINNEAPOLIS - The funeral for Delmar E. Jeffers, 54, Minneapolis, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Minneapolis First Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Larre Eschliman officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery. Mr. Jeffers, a farmer and stockman, died Wednesday at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of the Presbyterian Church ?nd the Prairie Long Rifles. The Shields Funeral Home, Minneapolis, is in charge. Mrs. Hazel Wolfe JEWELL - Mrs. Hazel Wolfe, 78, Jewell, died Wednesday at the Hill Top Lodge Nursing Home, Beloit. Mrs. Wolfe was born March 17, 1906, in Hollis. She was a school teacher in Jewell County for 38 years, and a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Jewell. She is survived by her husband, D.H. Wolfe, Jewell; a son, Donald, St. Charles, Mo.; a brother, Ralph Burke, Beloit; and three grand- chilren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Trinity United Methodist Church, the Rev. Kelvin Hiet- mann officiating. Burial will be in the Wallace Cemetery, Jewell. Memorials may be made to the church. Friends may call at the Kleppinger Funeral Home, Jewell. J. Harvey Dougherty PLAINVILLE - J. Harvey Dougherty, 78, Plainville, died Wednesday at Plainville Rural Hospital. Mr. Dougherty was born May 8, 1906, in Codell, and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was an oil Livestock Metals field truck driver. He is survived by his wife, Edmae, of the home; two sons, Arthur, Tucson, Ariz., and Ronald, Salina; two daughters, Zelda Chambers, Hoisington, and Elaine Hrabe, Plainville; two brothers, Lester, Greenville, Calif., and Dale, Plainville; four sisters, Muriel Thurston, McPherson; Elsie Kleinschmidt, Plainville; Eunice Pooley, Natoma, and Ada Toburen, Clay Center; 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Plainville Christian Church, the Rev. Wendell Sack officiating. Burial will be in the Plainville Cemetery. Friends may call until the service at Mosher's Funeral Home, Plainville. CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading Thursday on the Chicago Board oi Trade: 5,000 bu minimum; dollars per bushel Open High Low Last Chg. WHEAT Dec 3.46'/4 3.48 3.44'/» 3.47% +.01 Mar 3.55 3.56 3.53 3.55'/4 +.01'/I May 3.51 V, 3.54 3.51 3.54 +.02 Jul 3.37 3.38'/> 3.37 3.38V4 +.01 Sep 3.42'/2 +.01 Dec 3.54'/i +.01 CORN ' Dec 2.81 V, 2.82 2.80 2.81 V, •'Mar 2.85 2.85% 2.83'A 2.85 +.OOV, May 2.88V1 2.88% 2.86V. 2.88V. +.00% Jul 2.89 2.90% 2.88'/4 2.90V. +.02 Sep 2.82 2.83'/i 2.82 2.83Vi +.01'/i Dec 2.74V, 2.75V, 2.74V. 2.75 +.01 Mar 2.82 +.01 OATS Dec 1.75'/4 1.75V, 1.74VS 1.75V, +.01 Mar 1.74/4 1.75 1.74 1 /, 1.75 + .01 Vt May 1.72% 1.75 1.72% 1.74V. +.02 Jul 1.71 1.72 1.71 1.72 +.01 SOYBEANS Nov 5.98 6.07 5.97 6.07 +.11% Jan 6.09' 6.17 6.07 6.15 +.09 Mar 6.22 6.29V, 6.20 6.29V, +.10 May 6.31 6.39 6.29V, 6.38% +.11V, Jul 6.36 6.43V, 6.33V, 6.43 +.11 Aug 6.34 6.43V, 6.34 6.43V, +.11V, Sep 6.26 6.29 6.25 6.28 +.03 Nov 6.24 6.26 6.22 6.26 +.04 CHICAGO (AP) — Grain and soybean futures prices were mostly higher Thursday at the close of trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. At the close, wheat was 1 cent to 2 cents , higher with the contract for delivery in December at $3.47% a bushel; corn was unchanged to 2 cents higher with December at $2.81 Vt a bushel; oats were 1 cent to 2 cents higher with December at $1.75V, a bushel; and soybeans were 3 cents to 11% cents higher with November at $6.07 a bushel. KANSAS CITY (AP) — Wheat futures Thursday on the Kansas City Board of Trade: Open High Low Settle Chg. WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum; dollars per bushel • Dec 3.72% 3.73 3.72'/4 3.72% Mar 3.70% 3.70% 3.70 3.70% +.OOV, May 3.58 3.59V, 3.58 3.59 +.00% Jul 3.48 3.48% 3.48 3.48% +.01'/4 Sep 3.53V, +.01V4 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) • Wheat 76 cars: % higher to 5V, lower: No. 2 hard 3,91 V,-4.00; ' No. 3 3.73V4-4.20V,n; No. 2 red wheat ' .' 3.46'/4-3.50V,n; No. 3 3.43V,. Corn 11 cars: Unch to 2V, lower; No. 2 white 4.00-4.20n; No. 3 3.75-4.15n; No. 2 yellow 2.82-3.14n: No. 3 2.72-3.13n. No. 2 milo 4.20-4.32n. No. 1 soybeans 6.20-6.30n. Bulk mids hoppers 85.00-86.00. Salina terminal, Thursday Hard wheat—$3.62 down 3« Corn—$2.69 unch Milo—$4.05 unch Soybeans—$5.81 up 10« Country elevator composite, Thursday Hard wheat—$3.41 down 3« Corn—$2.64 unch Milo—$4.00 unch Soybeans—$5.71 up 104 NEW YORK (AP) — Selected world gold prices Thursday: Foreign — London morning fixing $344.00, off $2.10; afternoon fixing $345.25, off $0.85. Paris afternoon fixing $343.33, off $1.67. Frankfurt fixing $345.01, off $0.44. Zurich late .afternoon bid $344.90, off $1.10; $345.40 asked. Domestic — Handy & Harmon $345.25, off $0.85. Engelhard $345.65, off $0.85; fabricated $362.93, off $0.90. NY Comex gold spot . month Thursday $343.80, up $1.60. Republic .National Bank $343.75, up $1.25. NEW YORK (AP) — Handy and Harmon •pot silver Thursday $7.490. Engelhard silver "$7.490; fabricated $8.014. The bullion price i for silver earlier In London was $7.440. CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange: Open High Low Settle Chg. CATTLE 40,000 IBs.; cents per Ib. Oct 60.50 60.90 60.50 60.85 +.13 Dec 62.95 63.60 62.95 63.35 +.33 Feb 63.60 64.20 63.55 64.15 +.48 Apr 65.00 65.65 64.90 65.35 +.40 Jun 66.00 66.40 65.95 66.40 +.40 Aug 64.10 64.40 64.10 64.40 +.20 Oct 63.05 +.25 FEEDER CATTLE 44,000 Ibs.; cents per Ib. Oct 64.00 64.20 63.75 64.05 —.12 Nov 65.95 66.45 65.85 66.35 +.13 Jan 67.75 67.95 67.65 67.90 +.10 Mar 68.45 68.55 68.40 68.60 +.15 Apr 68.47 68.50 68.47 68.65 +.18 May 67.40 67.60 67.40 67.60 +.13 HOGS 30,000 Ibs.; cents per Ib. Oct 45.25 45.25 44.10 44.17 —1.08 Dec 46.60 46.60 45.95 46.20 —.47 Feb 48.75 48.80 48.05 48.52 —.28 Apr 46.50 46.50 45.70 46.05 —.50 Jun 49.25 49.60 48.95 49.12 —.60 Jul 49.70 49.90 49.10 49.75 —.25 Aug 49.00 49.00 48.10 48.10 —.95 Oct 46.40 Dec 46.20 PORK BELLIES 38,000 Ibs.; cents per Ib. Feb 62.50 62.62 61.40 61.92 —.70 Mar 61.80 62.10 61.10 61.57 —.43 May 63.10 63.25 61.80 62.25 —.75 Jul 63.20 63.50 63.10 63.62 —.48 Aug 61.70 61.70 61.70 61.50 —.55 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Livestock Market quotations Thursday: Hogs: 3600; Barrows and gilts moderately active, steady to 50 lower, instances 75-1.00 lower; U.S. l-2s 210-250 Ibs 46.00-46.50. near 150 head 46.75; U.S. l-3s 240-270 Ibs 45.5046.00, over 270 Ibs scarce; Sows under 350 Ibs 1.00-1.50 lower, over 350 Ibs 50-1.00 lower, 300-650 Ibs 37.50-39.50. Cattle and Calves: 200; Light supply cows; Other classes not tested; Cows few breaking utility and commercial 37.75-40.00; cutter and boning utility 34.25-37.75; Conner and low cutter 33.00-34.50. Sheep: None. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) —.Quotations for Thursday: Cattle 2,500: Trading moderately active. Feeder steers and feeder heifers steady to 1.00 lower. Feeder steers, medium to large frame 1, 300-500 Ib 62.00-68.70; 500600 Ib 62.50-66.50; 600-700 Ib 59.50-65.00; 700-1000 Ib 59.40-62.40: one package 1215 Ib 53,00. Feeder heifers, medium to large frame 1, 300-500 Ib 52.00-54.50; 500-800 Ib 51.7556.70, one package 700 Ib 61.60. Hogs 1,200: Trading moderately active. Barrows and gilts steady; 1-2 210-260 Ib 45.50-46.00; one package 203 Ib 44.50; one package 267 Ib 45.25; 2-3 one package 281 Ib 44.50; one package 370 Ib 38.50. Sows 300500 Ib steady to 25 higher, over 500 Ib 1.00 lower; 1-3 300-500 Ib 37.50-38.25; over 500 Ib 40.00-40.50. Sheep: Not enough to test market. DODGE CITY (AP) — Western Kansas feedlot sales: Trade rather slow. Slaughter steers and heifers steady to firm. Inquiry and demand fairly good. Sales confirmed on 2,400 slaughter steers and 3,500 slaughter heifers Thursday. For the week to date 43,400 head confirmed. Slaughter steers: Choice 2-3, few 4 11001200 Ib 59.50-60.00; choice with end good 59.00-59.50, few 1200 Ib Holsteins 54.50. Slaughter heifers: Choice 2-3, few 4 9751025 Ib 57.50-58.50, mostly 58.00-58.50; few choice with end good 975-1050 Ib 57.50-58.00. Sales FOB feedlot net weights after 4 percent shrink. ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Quotations for Thursday: Cattle-slaughtger 250, feeders 50. Slaughter cows 1.00 nlgner than .week ago. Slaughter cows, breaking utility and commercial 34.00-38.00, high dressing 38.25-41.25. Hogs 2,600: Barrows and gilts steady; 1-2 200-260 Ib 45.50-46.00; 1-3 250-270 Ib 45.0045.50; 2-3 310-360 Ib 39.00-40.00; 1-2 package 194 Ib 44.00. Sows steady to 50 lower; 1-3 300-450 Ib 38.00; 450-500 Lb 38.50; 500-650 Lb 39.00-39.50 Sheep 50. No test. Hospital admissions Asbury — Joshua M. Bishop, 757 S. Santa Fe; Roselena A. Curtis, 1207 N. Seventh; Jonathon R. Doddridge, 243 Seitz; Richard H. Fosbinder, 913 Willow; Christopher W. McWhorter, 737 Fairdale; Mrs. Christopher McWhorter, 737 Fairdale; John W. Haist, Miltonvale. St. John's — Rosemary Green, 917 N. 13th; Virgil Jackson, 1107 W. Ash; Mrs. Henrietta M. McNabb, Ellis; Mrs. Kenneth Schoshke, Brookville; Mrs. Miles Ellwood, Marquette. Hospital dismissals Asbury — Mrs. Michael L. Bess and baby boy, 523 S. Fifth; Mrs. Larry P. Cleaver, 816 Rainbow; Philip L. Crickenberger, Rt. 5; Forest R. Davidson, 426 Otto; Mrs. James L. Farrell, 604 E. Ash; Daryl M. Moore, 134 N. Ninth; Harold C. Nesmith, 440 S. 12th; Mrs. Robert O'Neal and baby boy, 870 Osage; Mrs. Paul Richard and baby girl, 816 Choctaw; Field (Continued from Page 1) would do nothing to increase production from the gas field. The current glut of natural gas on the market is unlikely to disappear in the near future, according to Hal Hudson, KPL spokesman. Residential and industrial consumers have cut back their consumption in recent times as part of the nation's conservation effort. In addition, most power plants — which at one time were among the single largest consumers of natural gas — have converted to other energy sources such as coal and would not be interested in switching back to gas, Hudson said. The absence of demand for Hugoton gas is evident by the "allow- ables" set by the KCC. Every six months, the KCC takes estimates from Hugoton producers of how much gas they expect to draw from the field. The KCC then sets "allowables" for each company, attempting to balance the production among all producers with rights to the field. Under that system, only 235 million MCF (thousand cubic feet) was produced from the field in 1983, down sharply from the early 1970s when production was more than 600 million MCF, according to KCC figures. KPL would like to use more Hugoton gas and less of the more expensive gas from other sources, but the KCC won't allow it. If Mesa Petroleum — KPL's supplier — were allowed to produce more of the Hugoton gas and sell it to KPL, it would be taking more than its share of the "allowables," Haden said. That would interfere with the rights of other producers, who, although they aren't mining the gas, still have a right to the untapped resource, he said. The effect of the infill program on the consumer's pocketbook is also a point of debate. KPL says its customers would face a 13 percent price increase if infill-drilling is approved. Cities Service contends there would be minimal effect on consumers, noting that KPL's current contract with Mesa expires at the end of this decade, and the price of gas will then increase anyway to much higher levels. KPL buys some of its Hugoton gas for as little as 28 cents per MCF. But an appraisal report conducted for Mesa Petroleum projects that the price will rise to more than $5 per MCF by 1990 when contracts expire. Hudson disputes the $5 projection, although conceding that the price of gas from old Hugoton wells likely will rise by the end of the decade. Gas produced and sold within the state of Kansas is not regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and producers generally can seek as a high a price as they desire. However, Hudson predicted KPL likely would go to court with its producer if Mesa demanded the $5-per- MCF rate. Cities Service also cites other benefits of infill-drilling. If all the Hugoton producers sank an additional well, a tremendous boost to the state's economy would result, particularly in southwest Kansas, Corrections Because of a Journal error, Mary Maley was misidentified Thursday as vice chairman of Salina's Heritage Commission. She is a member and former chairman of the commission. Esther Errebo is the commission's current vice chairman. •fr 4r £ Information provided The Journal was incomplete on one of the Salina Central High School homecoming queen candidates. Laurie Brown is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Brown. the company says. "The Hugoton infill project offers a unique opportunity to the state of Kansas and its residents to substantially increase its reserve base and receive a strong boost in its economy," according to David A. Hentschel, Cities Service chairman. Almost one-third of the additional revenue from the infill project would be returned to state and local government and Kansas residents through the state's severance tax, income tax and royalty payments, according to a Cities Service position paper. The company also cites other studies that project a $14 billion infusion into the state's economy under an infill drilling program. KPL questions that view, saying the economic boom would be limited only to southwest Kansas, while nearly all of the state would feel the effect of higher utility rates. The issue gets a mixed review from the Southwest Kansas Irrigators Association, whose members rely on natural gas to fuel their irrigation pumps. Eugene Shore, state legislator from Johnson and vice-chairman of the irrigators' energy committee, warns that higher gas prices could force some farmers out of business. "We haven't made a decision (on endorsing or opposing infill-drilling)," Shore said. "It all hinges on what kind of exemptions irrigators get." Although gas from the old Hugoton wells may seem relatively cheap at 60 to 80 cents an MCF, that price is still five times higher than it was just a few years ago, Shore said. Those price increases since the advent of federal deregulation of gas prices have added as much as $1 a bushel to the cost of production of irrigated corn, Shore said, and any additional increases could bring an end to irrigation. Irrigators at times must pay as much as $3.80 for natural gas, Shore said, a level that is financial disaster. "At $3.80, I just take the motors off and take them into the house" Shore said. While higher natural gas prices are a definite drawback to infill- drilling, the benefits of drilling as many as 4,000 additional wells must also be weighed, Shore said. "A lot of us are royalty owners, too," he said. "On the surface, it looks good; our state needs a shot in the arm." Although the current application is limited only to Cities Service, a KCC decision in favor of infill-drilling likely would set the standard for other producers as well, Haden said. Weather Mrs. Calvert L. Smith and baby boy; Arlo B. Cochrun, Russell; Patricia A. Pauley, Gypsum; Mrs. Michael D. Scheibler and baby girl, Bennington; Mrs. Roy W. Shannon, Lindsborg; Mrs. Padriac J. Shea, Lindsborg; Willard J. Watt, Manchester. St. John's — Christopher Anderson, 1500 E. Ellsworth; Staci Krier, 307 Raymond; Leslie A. Gravatt, 832 S. Fifth; Ray B. Keller, 824 Charles; Kenneth Olson, Marquette; Mrs. Mabel Campbell, Miltonvale; Mrs. Leo Foltz, Abilene; Mrs. Forrest M. Moore, Hunter. Births Girls: Mr. and Mrs. Christopher McWhorter, 737 Fairdale, 6 Ibs., 8 ozs., born Sept. 27. Boys: Roselena A. Curtis, 1207 Seitz, 7 Ibs., 14 ozs., born Sept. 27. Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Garretson, 141 Augusta, 8 Ibs., born Sept. 26. District Court Charged — David Conway, 20, 207 S. Third St., No. 1, charge of felony theft for allegedly stealing $230 from Wal-Mart while working there. Divorces Filed — Sheryl L. Loder vs. Douglas A. Loder; Susan Marie Carr vs. Terrence Eugene Carr. Granted — Cathy C. Wann and George J. Wann; Donnajean Tipton and Robert Leroy Tipton; Sylvia Ann Odette and Ronald Vincent Odette; Donna M. Lawson and Stanley Lawson. Dismissed — Linda Sue Kinderknecht vs. Mark Alex Kinderknecht. Separate maintenance Granted - Elaine K. Hersh and Allen R. Hersh. Police blotter Theft — 2450 S. Ninth, four video-cassette recorders taken from Wal-Mart; $2,248 loss. 70!) Ralph, car stereo taken from car belonging to James Butts, 709 Ralph; $160 loss. Brookville, three-horsepower motor taken from John Lill's yard; $125 loss. Car wash cancelled A car wash scheduled for today in the Gibson's Discount Center parking lot by the Marymount College of Kansas Association of Nursing Students has been cancelled because of adverse weather and other factors. Block (Continued from Page 1) debt. "All they did was give these farmers a longer rope to hang themselves with," said Adolph Vopat, a Wilson farmer. Several farmers, many of them wearing American Agriculture Movement hats, wore black armbands to Abilene. "It's a protest against interest rates and the low-interest loans our government gives to other countries — countries that compete against our farmers," said Jim Nelson of Jewell. Following Block's speech, Darrell Ringer, a Democratic candidate for Congress from Kansas' 1st District, criticized Block and the administration's new loan plan. "Another loan to a debt-ridden farmer is about as much help as (giving) more water to a drowning man. We need a price, not a pacifier," said Ringer, a Quinter farmer who earlier this year filed for bankruptcy. Not everyone, however, was critical of Block's speech. Flippo said the secretary's talk had offered him a bit of hope. "Maybe (the Reagan Administration) doesn't understand the farm problem as good as we'd like, but they're better than we had in the past — and that's worth a lot," said Flippo, who five years ago participated in an American Agriculture Movement tractorcade to Washington. Later, Block traveled to Manhattan, where he appeared at Kansas State University's Ag Media Days. He said the farm economy still had not followed, the rest of the nation in an economic recovery, but he was optimistic conditions would eventually improve in rural America. "We're going through a wrenching change today," he said. "It's in the process and everybody knows it. We're trying to minimize the severity of the impact on the farming community.... "There are problems, but we're trying to minimize them and bring agriculture through with as little pain as possible. "We (still) need to bring interest rates down and expand our markets ... President Reagan had made a good start, but President Reagan can't finish the job alone." Block cited polls that showed Reagan with a comfortable lead over Democratic challenger Walter Mondale with voters in rural America. "I'm careful not to get too excited," Block said, "but it looks good." i/Abuse (Continued from Page 1) said. More than half the allegations received by the GAO were referred to four agencies — the Social Security Administration, the Defense Department, the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Health and Human Services. One snitch, however, had the GAO looking under its own. rug. This caller reported correctly that workers in an unidentified GAO unit were performing administrative duties for a private concern during work hours. The GAO refers complaints to the inspector general of the affected agency. Some agencies, including HHS and the Pentagon, also have their own waste, fraud and abuse hot lines. The inspector general of HHS didn't have to go very far to verify one complaint reaching his office from the GAO. It was against an unidentified subordinate who took long lunches and breakfasts and planned business trips "for personal convenience." Some of the hot line cases go far beyond a mere loss of taxpayer time and money. "An informant complained that a VA mental hospital was mistreating patients by forcing them to stand out of doors during inclement weather, cleaning bathrooms only once a week and in an economy effort serving leftovers instead of fresh food specified on menus," the report said. Sen. James Sasser, D-Tenn., who conceived the hot line, said proudly that the device had proven to be a "valuable tool" and "has been more successful than anyone thought when it was launched." In a statement, he invited whis- tleblowers to call the GAO at 1-800424-5454. In Washington, D.C., the number is 633-6987. EXTENDED OUTLOOK Sunday through Tuesday No rain expected with a warming trend. Lows, 30s to low 40s Sunday, rising to the mid-40s by Tuesday. Highs, mid-50s to mid-60s Sunday, rising to the 70s by Tuesday. ZONE FORECASTS Zones 1, 2, 4 and 5 — Mostly cloudy today. Highs, 45 to 50. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy tonight and Saturday. Lows tonight, mid-50s. Highs, about 50 Friday. Zones 7, 8, 10 and 11 — Partly cloudy today. Highs, low to mid-50s. Northerly winds 15 to 25 mph. Mostly clear tonight. Lows, low to mid-30s. Increasing clouds Saturday. Highs, mid-50s. •ZONE 1—Cheyenne, Rawlins, Sherman, Thomas. ZONE 2—Wallace, Logan, Greeley, Wichita, Scott. ZONE 4*— Decatur, Norton, Sheridan, Graham. ZONE 5—Gave, Trego, Lane, Ness. ZONE7—Phillips, Smith, Rooks, Osborne. ZONE B—Ellis, Russell, Rush, Barton. ZONE 10—Jewell. Republic, Washington, Mitchell, Cloud, Clay. ZONE 11—Lincoln, Ottawa, Ellsworth, Saline, Dickinson, Rice, Marlon, McPherson. PRECIPITATION TOTALS 24-hour rainfall to 7 a.m. Thursday (Latest 24-hour NWS totals available for all sites) Durham .83, Brookville .52. Wakefield .52, Kanopolis Dam .50, Ellsworth .47. New Cambria .40, Russell .38. Huscher .29, Concordia .20, Clyde .20, Beloit .15, Belleville .05. ELSEWHERE IN KANSAS Thursday's highs-lows to 6 p.m. Belleville 52-36, Beloit 50-41, Chanute 51-47, Coffeyville 5347, Concordia 50-40, Dodge City 50-42, Emporia The Forecast for 8 p.m. EOT, Friday, Sept. 28 60 High 9O 9<J Temperatures Showers Rain Flurries Snow FRONTS: Warm w Occluded Stationary ' National Weatner Service NOAA U S Oeot ut Commence 50-48, Garden City 4840, Goodland 56-39, Hill City 55-39, Hutchinson 4944, Pittsburg 5045, Russell 4841, Topeka 5245, Wichita 5346. SALINA WEATHER At City Airport, 9 p.m. Thursday: Temperature 50F; Barometer 30320 in.; Wind N 7 mph; Relative Humidity 86%; 24-hour Precipitation to 7 p.m. .56 in. Thursday's High 51; Record is 101 in 1911. Thursday's Low to 9 p.m. 42; Record is 32 in 1903. Today's Sunset 7:18; Tomorrow's Sunrise 7:24. 24-hour Precipitation to 9 p.m. (Journal gauge) .45 in. Broadcasting of local, state and regional weather conditions continues 24 hours a day on NOAA Weather Radio WXK-92 on a frequency of 162.400 MHzFM.
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