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On the Record The Salina Journal Monday, December 30,1985 Page 9 Deaths & funerals Victoria A. Silvers Victoria A. Silvers, 62, 1661 W. Republic, died Sunday, Dec. 29, at Asbury Hospital. She was born March 18, 1923, in Mulberry. She was a homemaker and had lived in Salina for 19 years. Survivors include her husband, Fern of the home; a daughter, Judith Wilson of Wichita; a son, Vernon of 2108 Fairdale; and three grandchildren. The furieral will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan Mortuary, the Rev. Thomas S. Glenn officiating. A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mulberry Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Salina. Bertha L. Smith BELLEVILLE — Bertha L. Smith, 80, Belleville, died Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Republic County Hospital, Belleville. Mrs. Smith was born July 1,1905, in Ava, Mo. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Herman, preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Gene of Belleville; a brother, Horace Walker of Miami, Okla.; five grandchildren and a stepgranddaughter. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Zion Cemetery, south of Talmo, the Rev. Gary Brewster officiating. Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart Funeral Home, Belleville, is in charge of arrangements. Gertrude DeWaard DOWNS — Gertrude Vanderiet DeWaard, 95, Downs, died Friday, Dec. 27, at the Downs Nursing Center. Mrs. DeWaard was born June 21, 1890, in Smith County. She was a retired teacher and a member of the Christian Reformed Church, Dispatch. Survivors include a brother, Dan Vanderiet of Downs; and two sisters, Mary Huiting of Fair Oak, Calif., and Mrs. Charles Birza of Denver. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the Christian Reformed Church, Dispatch, the Rev. Richard Devries officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Luke Society. Domoney Funeral Home, Downs, is in charge of arrangements. Bertha Lyne SUPERIOR, Neb. — Bertha Lyne, 97, Superior, Neb., died Saturday, Dec. 28, at the Broadstone Memorial Hospital, Superior. Mrs. Lyne was born Oct. 6, 1888, near Mount Clair, Neb. She was a homemaker and had farmed with her husband, Philip, near Weber, Kan. She was a member of the Reformed Presbyterian Church. Her husband died in 1975. Survivors include a son, Mark of Topeka; two daughters, Eva Harris of Coalfax, Calif., and Phyllis Guiliano of La Habra, Calif.; two brothers, Sam Gilchrist of Durango, Colo., and Robert Gilchrist of San Diego, Calif.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home, Superior, the Rev. Ralph Joseph officiating. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, near Superior. Oil reports Cleta Faye Bennett ABILENE — Cleta Faye Bennett, 69, Abilene, died Saturday, Dec. 28, in Halstead. Mrs. Bennett was born June 12, 1916, near Enterprise. She had worked in the Enterprise Grade School cafeteria and had been a bus driver for the Chapman School District. Before retiring she had been associated with the Chisolm Trail Souvenir Shop in Old Abilene Town, Abilene. She was a member of the Enterprise United Methodist Church. Her husband, Oliver, died in 1972. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Malouf of Sacramento, Calif.; a brother, Ralph McNeal of Irving, Texas; and two grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Martin Funeral Home, Abilene, the Revs. Mark Anderson and Gerry Sharp officiating. Burial will be in the Abilene Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Ruth Under SYLVAN GROVE - Ruth Linder, 92, formerly of Sylvan Grove, died Sunday, Dec. 29, at Rooks County Nursing Home, Plainville. She was born March 18, 1893, in Sylvan Grove. She was a member of the Sylvan Grove Presbyterian Church. Her husband, Arthur, preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Robert of Plainville; a sister, Pauline McKay of Yuba City, Calif.; and a grandchild. The funeral will be at 10 'a.m. Tuesday at Sylvan Grove Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Tom Henstock officiating. Burial will be in Sylvan Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the Stiles-Parson Funeral, Home, Wilson, and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. MaybellA.Britt JUNCTION CITY — Maybell A. Britt, 90, Junction City, died Saturday, Dec. 28, at St. Joseph Hospital, Wichita. Mrs. Britt was bom May 12,1895, in Solomon. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Virgle, died in 1979. Survivors include four sons, George and James, both of Wichita, Joe of Junction City, and Guy of Desoto; a sister, Fern Blanken of Junction City; 16 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mass-Hinitt- Alexander Funeral Home, Junction City, Brother Donald Campbell officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery, Junction City. Memorials may be made to the Geary Community Hospital, Junction City. Friends may call today at the funeral home. Ralph M. Davis PORTLAND, Ore. - Ralph M. Davis, 69, Portland, Ore., died Sunday, Dec. 22, at the Kaiser Hospital, Portland. Mr. Davis was born Feb. 5,1916, in Kansas operators announced 92 new locations, including 30 wildcats, and completed 104 tests during the past week. Drilling completions for the past week as reported to The Independent Oil & Gas Service: Chcymna County Magnus OH & Ggs, No. 1 Roesener, 12-3- 37W, C SW NE, WCfield, oil well. EMU County D-Oil Inc., No. 4 Dreillng, M1-17W, NE NW NE, OWWO Lieb NW field, salt water disposal well. • Chief Drilling Co. Inc., No. 1 Keller, 28-11- 20W, NE NE NW, WC field, dry and abandoned Kennedy & Mitchell Inc., No. 43-587 Lang, 29- 13-17W, NE SE SW, Younger field, dry and abandoned. Yost Oil Operations Inc., No. 1 Goetz, 26-14- 16W, SW NW NW, Dreiling SE field, abandoned location. • Hanhoff OH & Gas Co., No. 4 Herl, 13-14- 18W, 1527'FSL & 811'FEL, SE/4, Munjor No. field, 55 barrels of oil and 25 barrels of water a day. R.P. Nixon Operations, No.l Irvin, 17-14- 19W, SE SW NW, Kraus field, 28.6 barrels of oil and 101.4 barrels of water a day. National Cooperative Refinery Association, No. 6 Roth, 15-15-18W, NE NE NW, Leiker field, 52.31 barrels of oil and 6.47 barrels of water a day. Black Diamond Oil Inc., No. 2 Legleiter, 36- 15-19W, 100'S, C SE NE SE, Zimm SE field, dry 'and abandoned Ellsworth County Derrick-American Oil Inc., No. 1 '&' Stol- -tenberg, 22-16-10W, SW NW SE, OWWO Stol- tanberg field, 25 barrels of oil a day. ' Gave County Falcon Exploration Inc., No. 2 Brookover, 22- 13-30W, SE NW SE, Gave NW field, abandoned location. ' RFP Exploration Co., No. B 1-4 Coberly, 4-15- 28W, SE SE SE, WC field, abandoned location. Graham County Petroleum Management Inc., No. 1 Patterson 'B', 10-6-21W, NW NW SW, Pioneer Ext field, dry and abandoned. Williamson Drilling Inc., No. 1 Warren, 12-721 W, NW SW SE, Lesage West Ext field, oil well. Williamson Drilling Inc., No. 1 Moore Trust, 6-8-21W, NE NW SW, Buckner Ext field, abandoned location. Kenyon-Hardman Oil Co., No. 1 'A' Kenyan, 7-B-21 W, 122'N, C NW SW NE, Luck NE field, dry and abandoned. Brougher Oil Inc., No. 4 Napue, 4-9-21 W, NW NE SW, Morel field, salt water disposal well. Damar Resources Inc., No. 1 Grecian, 30-10- 21W, 1720'FNL I 920'FWL, NW/4. WC field, dry and abandoned. lagan County Donald C. Slawson, No. 1 Pinkston 'N', 5-11- 33W, 10'W, C SW SE NW, WC field, dry and abandoned. Marlon County Lucky Strike Exploration Inc., No. 1 Thole, 6- 20-4E, 1790'FSL & 1790'FWL, SW/4, WC field, 10 barrels of oil a day. McPherson County Homer Krehbiel Sr., No. 4 Glen, 14-19-2W, 37'E, C NW NW NW, Rltz-Canton field, 7 barrels of oil and 200 barrels of water a day. Homer Krehbiel Sr., No. 2 Wain, 6-20-1 W, 2340'FNL & 864'FWL, NW/4, Ritz-Canton field, 7 barrels of oil, 100 barrels of water and 10 mcf of gas a day. Petro Energy, No. 3 '£' Stucky, 27-20-3W, ISO'S, C SW NW SW, Voshell field, oil well. Petro Energy, No. 1 Stucky-Rupp, 14-21-2W, 430'FSL A 1220'FEL, SE/4, Wlnsinger Ext field, oil well. Rooks County Black Diamond OH Inc., No. 1 Irwln, 31-6- 20W, SE NW NE, Hotter field, dry and abandoned. Black Diamond Oil Inc., No. 1 'B' McMahan, 33-6-20W, NW NW NW, Todd SE Ext field, dry and abandoned. Despain Energy Association Inc., No. 1 'C' Stamper, 32-8-17W, NW NW NE, OWWO Doplta East field, 25 barrels of oil and 300 barrels of water a day. R.P. Nixon-DBA R.P. Nixon Operations, No. 1 Nut), 32-9-1BW, NE SW NW, Williams No. field, 175 barrels of oil and 75 barrels of water a day. Energy Three Inc., No. 2 Bartos, 22-9-19W, SW NE NW, Jelinek SW field, salt water disposal well, Russell County Stelnle OH Operations, No. 1 Haselhorst, 15- 13-14W, SW NW NE, WC field, temporarily abandoned. Brougher Oil Inc., No. 8 'B' Mills, 33-13-15W, NE NE SE. Gorham field, oil well. Solar Petroleum Inc., No. 77-30 "A" E. Miller, 30-14-13W, NW SE SE, Hall-Gurney field, 9.87 barrels of oil and 104.13 barrels of water a day. Hutchinson OH Operations, No. 2 Boxberger, 5-14-14W, NE NW NW, OWWO Gorham field, oil well. Yost Oil Operations Inc., No. 1 "SWD" Brandenburg, 20-14-14W, SE SW SW, OWWO Gorham field, salt water disposal well. Exxon Corp., No. 8 D. Josephine, 7-15-13W, 535'FSL & 685'FEL, SE/4, Trapp field, dry and abandoned. Saline County Volgt OH & Gas Co. Inc., No. 1 Gerald Karber "Twin", 28-16-1W, SW SW SE, Gypsum Creek Ext field, 5 barrels of oil and 685 barrels of water a day. Thomas County Energy Exploration Inc., No. 2 Nichols, 36-10- 32W, SW NW SE. Campus NW field, dry and abandoned. Trego County Edmiston Oil Co. Inc., No. 3 Huck, 36-11 -21 W, NE SE NE, Nicholson field, dry and abandoned. Triple H Oil Operations, No. 1-7 Morton, 7- 13-21W, SW SE SE, Riga NW field, 5 barrels of oil a day. Glen Elder. He farmed in the Beloit and Glen Elder areas before moving to Portland in I960, where he worked for the Oregon Building Maintenance and Dick's Janitorial Service. Survivors include his wife, Emily of the home; two sons, Thomas and William, both of Portland; two daughters, Barbara Perry and Rebecca Davis, both of Portland; three sisters, Dorothy Davis and Clara Carlson, both of Salina, and Ethel Fulton of Eureka, Calif.; and five grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the McDonald Funeral Home, Beloit, the Rev. Bob Logan officiating". Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Glen Elder. Friends may call at the funeral home. Economists expect 1986 to be better . WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy, which disappointed a lot of people in 1985, is likely to perform slightly better next year, many forecasters say. The economists see 1986 as a year of moderate growth with continued mild inflation, falling interest rates and an unemployment rate stuck about where it is now — in short, a year much like the one just ending. But economists are handing out these predictions with some warning notes. For one thing, the economy is now in the fourth year of recovery from the 1981-82 recession, considered old age as recoveries normally go. Analysts now don't see the forces that normally trigger recessions, but they say the dangers of a downturn are likely to intensify in 1987. The year now ending was not kind to the forecasting profession. When it began, many economists were expecting growth to be in a range of 3.5 percent to 4 percent, a solid rate that would be strong enough to further reduce unemployment. The optimism stemmed in part from the fact that the United States was just ending its strongest growth in three decades, a torrid 6.6 percent increase in the gross national product in 1984. But 1985 turned decidedly weaker. According to preliminary estimates, the GNP grew just 2.4 percent last year, the slowest pace since the last recession. U.S. manufacturers were hampered all year by a strong dollar, which sent the country's trade deficit soaring as foreign goods poured into the country and U.S. manufacturers found their overseas markets drying up. With the dollar now on the decline, many economists express the belief that 1986 will see some rebound in growth. Information sought about burglary The Salina Police Department has announced a recent burglary as the crime of the week for Salina Crimes- toppers, a non-profit organization that pays cash rewards for information that helps solve crime. Between 9:35 p.m. Dec. 5 and 7 a.m. Dec. 6, someone pried open a door to the storage and supply room of the Green Lantern Car Wash, 120 N. Broadway. They then pried open a coin box and removed an unknown amount of money. Those who have information about this or any other crime can call Salina Crimestoppers at 825-2000. Tipsters may receive cash rewards of up to $1,000 and are not required to give their names. FROZEN FALLS — Visitors to Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River gorge east of Portland, Ore., are treated to a frozen spectacle. Search finds source of statue's copper skin By The New York Times NEW YORK — The solution to one of the Statue of Liberty's last remaining mysteries — the source of its green copper skin — has been found at the end of a trail that led from Staten Island to a defunct copper mine on a Norwegian island in the North Sea. The discovery of the mine as the source for the copper had confounded history buffs for decades and capped 20 months of detective work that involved a pair of copper tweezers, Bell Laboratories scientists, a French mining company, scattered historical records and Norwegian government officials, who now plan to make the mine into a museum. The finding is considered especially important because of the 100th anniversary dedication next July 4 of the statue, which is in the midst of a multimillion-dollar renovation. American officials, historians and others have been engaged in an effort to learn as much as possible about the distinctive national symbol, and virtually all of the other major details of the statue are known: the French workshop where it was made as a gift for the United States, the architect, the sculptor and the origin of other structural parts. The details are to be included in official histories that are planned for the anniversary. "This is a missing link in the history of the statue," said Kay Lande Selmer, a Staten Island singer and music therapist whose ancestral home is near the mine in Norway and who helped solve the mystery by bringing a sample of copper to Bell Laboratories. "It completes the puzzle, and now the people in Norway have an extra reason to be proud." The sleuthing also marks another example of an expanding craft in whjch science and technology are being used to reveal historical secrets. Increasingly, the application of modern machines and techniques is coaxing new information from museum pieces, paintings, buildings, old writings, archeological relics and historical cloth. "This is a prime example of science and history working hand in hand," said Carole Perrault, who is compiling a history of the statue for the National Park Service. As far back as 1941, Park Service officials expressed keen interest in finding the source of the statue's exterior. About the only people who had an inkling of the copper's origin, it now turns out, were some residents of Karmoy, a small, rocky island in the North Sea off Norway. For your information Hospital admissions Asbury — Alvy R. Benson, 2523 Simmons; M. Lucile Brown, 649 E. Prescott; Geneva A. Kaiser, 611 S. Second; Jamie L. Stonebraker, 256 N. 12th; Dorse E. Childers, Esbon; and Kimberly L. Taylor, Solomon. St. John's — Ronald R. Drummond, 2062 Haskett; Matilda L. Leiker, 900 Elmhurst; Agnes Jilka, 224 E. Minneapolis; Robert E. Karber, 622 Carl; Vera M. Yelik, 1215 Andrew; Dale Staab, 2349 Hillside; and Leola Pearl Kendall, Herington. Hospital dismissals Asbury — Donna M. Desbien and baby boy, 662 S. Ninth; Jonathan Lee Morris, 1333 W. Cloud; Diane S. Gordon and baby boy, Longford; Sandra K. McAlexander, Hope; andMarjorie J. Palecek,Munden. St. John's — Ronald R. Drummond, 2062 Haskett; CHristopher Heinrich, 420 N. Broadway; and Daric W. Donley, Ellsworth. Police blotter Burglaries — 719 Bishop, Union Station Cafe, money, cash register, trash can and other items; $530 loss, $200 damage. 155 S. Fifth, Burgess Cyclery, two bicycles; $408 loss, $125 damage. 120 E. Diamond, Daddy's Restaurant, coins; $100 loss, $100 damage. Huddlin' (Continued from Page 1) have people throwing rocks and people throwing water? At each other? We've done rappelling, we've done rock climbing, we've talked over and over and over again about safety. Do you see how throwing stuff at people on a rock like that could hurt somebody?" The two accused pleaded to a lesser crime by describing the small size of rocks and the negligible amount of water thrown. "Does it make it any less?" Chief Cheryl Leavitt said. "Does throwing little bitty rocks make it any less? ' ' It didn't, they answered. Chief John Karath asked the boys what should be done with the guilty pair. "I think you should make the people who were doing it stay down (from the rappel site,)" one of the boys said. After much discussion, the boys reached a consensus: The rock and water throwers were scratched from rappelling, as was a boy who was sent back to camp for swearing. From that, the huddle discussion shifted to a boy who admitted killing a tarantula earlier that day. "I don't think he should be able to go anywhere, 'cause if he sees another one he might kill it," one boy said. The others agreed. The boy who dispatched the spider showed his displeasure with being restricted to camp for 24 hours. "Please get that threat off your face," another boy told him. "It's not a threat." "Yes it is." "You're trying to kill me because I killed this one bug," he said with tears in his eyes. "I'm restricted from everything." "Aw, you're just mad for nothing," another boy said. Goldberg jumped in: "You were mad yesterday. Were you mad for nothing? In this situation, what would happen if we gave (him) his way? What would he get out of it? How do you get your way?" A boy answered: "By doing what you're supposed to do. By earning your responsibilities." Around the circle, heads nodded. "You're going to need to figure out something to do for (your behavior)," Leavitt told the boy who killed the spider. "Which is going to mean handling your responsibilities for what you do." The chiefs guided the huddle to a close, after giving everyone a chance to talk. There would be another chance for discussion that day. After dinner, the boys and chiefs gathered for powwow, a time set aside after the evening meal for reflecting on the day and relating the events to life at school and at home. The main topic at pow-wow was the previous day's hike: an exhausting eight-miler through the Chisos Mountain Basin. A late start that day, coupled with an unintentional detour down a wrong trail, brought the weary party into camp well after sundown. For the second night in a row, the boys had to pitch their tents in the dark. "The first night in the dark is tears and screaming, usually," Leavitt said. "They've done it before. They know they'll get them up eventually." Next: The pow-wow and what Passport attempts to teach. Topeka man kills wife, self TOPEKA (AP) — The bodies of a Topeka couple were found in their apartment in what police described Sunday as a murder-suicide. The bodies of Gene Schmerbauch, 47, and his wife, Karen, 37, were found in their apartment Pet of the week weather Journal photo HOMELESS — This housebroken, 2-year-old neutered male cat is ready for adoption at the Salina Animal Shelter on State Street Road. Shelter hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 5:30 p.m. Monday though Friday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. EXTENDED FORECAST Wednesday through Friday Little or no precipitation expected. Highs Wednesday and Thursday in the 40s, warming to the upper 40s and low 50s Friday. Lows Wednesday and Thursday in the teens to low 20s, and in the 20s by Friday. ZONE FORECASTS Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11 — Partly cloudy today, highs in the 50s and southwest winds becoming northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph and gusty. Partly cloudy tonight, lows 20 to 25. Partly cloudy Tuesday, highs in the 40s. Zones 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 — Partly cloudy today, highs 50 to 55 and south winds 10 to 20 mph. Partly cloudy tonight, lows 20 to 25. Partly cloudy Tuesday, highs 40 to 45. ELSEWHERE IN KANSAS Sunday highs-lows to 6 p.m. Belleville 43-14, Beloit 47-15, Chanute 44-20, Coffeyville 49-21, Concordia 45-18, Dodge City 52-23, Emporia 47-20, Garden City 55-19, Goodland 51-21, Hill City 52-13, Hutchinson 49-21, Pittsburg 44-21, Russell 53-16, Topeka 43-17, Wichita 43-20. t/for 7 p.m. EST, Mon.. Dec.3O.-v20 ^^^^-^ FRONTS: Warm Occluded -w Stationary Srtoweis Rain Flurries Snow N«ton*i WMIhef Seme* NOAA. U S Dw>l ot Commerce SALINA WEATHER At City Airport, 9 p.m. Sunday: Temperature 32F; Barometer 30.02 in.; Wind S 11 mph; Relative Humidity 76%; 24-hour Precipitation to 7 p.m., none. Sunday's High 50; Record is 67 in 1929. Sunday's Low to 9 p.m. 18; Record is minus 7 in 1983. Today's Sunset 5:17; Tomorrow's Sunrise 7:49. 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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