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THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 30. 1996 AB DEATHS R FUMERALS V CONGRESS Emil H. Bose SMITH CENTER — Emil H. Bose, 87, Smith Center, died Saturday^ Sept. 28,1996, at Smith County Memorial Hospital, Smith Center. : Mt. Bose was born July 4, 1909, at Athol and was a lifelong Smith County resident. He was a farmer and member of St, John Lutheran Church, Athol. Survivors include his wife, Esther of the home; two daughters, Sharon Bell of Gaylord and Carol Eller of Smith Center; two brothers,, Elmer of Lenox, Iowa, and Floyd of Smith Center; a sister, Mary Henkel of Ralston, Neb.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Pastor Katherine Yarnell officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church or the hospital. Visitation will be from 9 a.m to 9 p.m.'. today at Simmons Mortuary, 116;W. First, Smith Center 66967, and; one hour before the service Tuesday at the church. Samuel W. "Sam" Brett CLAY CENTER — Samuel W. "Sam" Brett, 95, Clay Center, died Saturday, Sept. 28,1996, at Presbyterian Manor, Clay Center. Mr. Brett was born Jan. 12,1901, at Clay Center. He farmed and operated a gasoline tank truck in Clay County for several years and then worked for Hutchinson MFG. Co. jn Clay Center. He was a member ' of Clay Center United Methodist Church and the Modern Woodmen. His wife, Gertrude, died in 1986. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Neill-Schwensen-Rook Chapel, Clay Center, the Rev. Robert Baer officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. .Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 918 Seventh, Clay Center 67432. Geneva L. Collins ^Geneva L. Collins, 83, Salina, died Sunday, Sept. 29,1996, at Salina Regional Health Center. Roselawn Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements. Today's obituaries SAUNA Geneva L. Collins Harry J. "Feathers" fiedlk&r KANSAS BELLEVILLE: Vera E. Dressier BELOtT: Margaret Cotter CLAY CiNTER: Samuel W. "Sam" Brett ELLSWORtH: Leonard Harbacek HIcfflNQTON: Roy C. Diep&hbrbck IONIA: Waldo Wilson LINDSBORQ: Richard D. Gibson McPHERSON: Erma Dolores Herrold SMITH CENTER: Emil H. Bose STOCKTON: John Smith, Ruth Anna Qroner WICHITA: William E.Trussell, Bemlce Nina Hlnkson Belleville. Mrs. Dresslar was born Vera Nesmith on Aug. 9, 1912, at Belleville and was a lifetime area resident. She was a sales clerk and department supervisor for J.C. Penny Co. She was a member of Eagles, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and Central Christian Church, all of Belleville. Her husband, Bud, died in 1982. Survivors include two sons, Edgar Eugene of Nashville, Tenn., and Jack Bascon of Wellsville; two daughters, Barbara Taylor of Queen Valley, Ariz., and Elma "Beanie" Fiser of Belleville; two brothers, Eugene Nesmith of Belleville and Ole Nesmith of Palm Desert, Calif.; a sister, Dorothy Barleen of Klamath Falls, Ore.; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tibbetts-Fischer Chapel, Belleville, Robert Hovorka officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Belleville. Memorials may be made to the hospital or its long-term care unit. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 1104 20th, Belleville 66935. Richard D. Gibson Margaret Cotter BELOIT — Margaret Cotter, 72, Beloit, died Sunday, Sept. 29,1996, at Mitchell County Hospital. Harrison Funeral Home, Beloit, is handling arrangements. Roy C. Diepenbrock HERINGTON — Roy C. Diepenbrock, 71, Herington, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1996,- at Herington Municipal Hospital. Mr. Diepenbrock was born March 1, 1925, at Herington and was a lifelong area resident. He had worked for Segal & Steely Construction, farmed and was a retired Southern Pacific Railroad conductor. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Lyon's Creek. Survivors include his wife, Emmy of the home; two sons, Gary of Lincolnville and Lynn of Duncan, Okla.; a daughter, Connie Barlow of Toronto; a brother, Dale of Herington; a sister, Alice Mae Dittman of Hope; and seven grandchildren. ': The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, the Rev. Allen Woelzlein officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Donahue Funeral Home, 404 S. Broadway, Herington 67449, and one hour before the se.rvice Wednesday at the church. ^A prayer service will 'be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, the Rev. Alan Stahlecker officiating. , Vera E. Dresslar BELLEVILLE — Vera E. Dresslar, 84, Belleville, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 1996, at Republic County Hospital Long-Term Care, ON THE RECORD LINDSBORG — Richard D. Gibson, 83, Lindsborg, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1996, at Lindsborg Community Hospital. Mr. Gibson was born Nov. 20, 1912, in rural Craighead County, Ark., and was a resident of Lindsborg since 1992 moving from Flint, Mich. He was a retired journeyman tool and diemaker and attended .Trinity United Methodist Church, Lindsborg. He was a member of Retirees Club Local 1292 of Grand Blanc, Mich., Flint Rock and Gem Club, McPherson County Gem and Mineral Club, and American Association of Retired Persons. Survivors include his wife, Ciena of Lindsborg; a son, Richard Ingram of Golden, Colo.; a brother, Robert Lee of Cash, Ark.; and two sisters, Nina Moody of Frankenmuth, Mich., and Verla Bullard of Jonesboro, Ark. A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, the Rev. Wayne Montgomery officiating. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. in McPherson Cemetery, McPherson. Memorials may be made to the church or American Cancer Society. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hays Funeral Home, Washington and Lincoln Streets, Lindsborg 67456, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Ruth Anna Groner STOCKTON — Ruth Anna Groner, 90, Stockton, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1996, at Phillips County Hospital Long Term Care Unit, Phillipsburg. Mrs. Groner was born Ruth Robbins on April 5,1906, in Weeping Water, Neb., and was a Rooks County resident most of her life. She had operated a photo studio and was a member of Stockton United Methodist Church. She also was a member of Order of the Eastern Star for 60 years and served as a 4-H sewing and cooking leader for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles in 1985; and T NEGOTIATIONS a son Charles O. Survivors include a son, LeRoy Stephen of Phillipsburg; a daughter, Lana Odle of Stockton; six grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Stockton United Methodist Church, the Rev. Tim Ault-Duell officiating. Burial will be in Stockton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church, Hospice or the long-term care unit. Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton 67669, and from 9 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the church. Leonard Harbacek ELLSWORTH — Leonard Harbacek, 80, Ellsworth, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 1996, in rural Ellsworth County. Mr. Harbacek was born July 26, 1916, at Holyrood and was a lifetime Ellsworth County resident. He was a farmer and stockman. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose, in 1972. Survivors include his wife, Florence of Ellsworth; two stepsons, Ermon Beagley of Sterling and Leon Beagley of Russell; four step- grandchildren; and a stepgreat- grandchild. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Parsons Funeral Home, Dr. John Snook officiating. Burial will be Palacky Cemetery, rural Ellsworth County. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the funeral home, 307 N. Lincoln, Ellsworth 67439. Erma Delores Herrold McPHERSON — Erma Delores Herrold, 82, McPherson, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1996, at Memorial Hospital, McPherson. Mrs. Herrold was born Erma Osborne on March 18, 1914, in McPherson County and was a lifelong area resident. She was a homemaker, farmer and member of Church of Christ and Centennial Missionary Society, both of McPherson. Her husband, Joyce, died in 1989. Survivors include three sons, Vaughn of Littleton, Colo., Ralph of Hesston and Gary of McPherson; a daughter, Delores Dotson of Mission; a brother, George Osborne Jr. of Inman; a sister, Mary J. Fitzhugh of Santa Ana, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at McPherson Church of Christ, Glen Elliot officiating. Burial will be in McPherson Cemetery.O Memorials may be made to Maude Carpenter Children's Home, Wichita. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid, McPherson 67460. MR. REDIKER Tuesday at Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, Salina, the Rev. Patrick Buss officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the funeral home, 401 W. Iron, Salina 67401. Harry J. "Feathers" Rediker Harry J. "Feathers" Rediker, 65, Salina, died Sunday, Sept. 29,1996, at Salina Regional Health Center. Mr. Rediker was born April 27, 1931, at Herington and had lived in Salina since 1978 moving from Hope. He was a retired car inspector for the Rock Island Railroad and chairman of the Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen, Herington. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jane Marie Rediker, in 1992. Survivors include his wife, Joyce of the home; two sons, Terry Harrington and Kelly Rediker, both of Salina; three daughters, Debra Hansen of Satanta, Kim Chaput of Salina and Katrina Faunce of Solomon; a sister, Jennie Anderes of Elmo; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth, Salina 67401, the Rev. Loren Houltberg officiating. A private inurnment will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to Kansas Lung Association. The body was cremated. There will be no visitation. iers debate effectiveness of current session Democrat, Republican leaders square off in campaign debate By JIM DRINKARD The Associated Press John Smith STOCKTON — John Smith, Stockton, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1996, at Solomon Valley Manor, Stockton. Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton, is handling arrangements. William E.Trussell Bernice Nina Hinkson WICHITA — Bernice Nina Hinkson, 93, Wichita, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1996, at St. Joseph Hospital, Wichita. Mrs. Hinkson was born Bernice Lathem on July 19, 1903, in Mitchell County moving from Plainville. She moved to Wichita last year. She taught school for 14 years in Mitchell County and Plainville. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Salina; and Retired Teachers Association. She was secretary-treasurer of the Civil Service for eight years and state treasurer of Civil Service for four years. Her husband, Charles, died in 1965. Survivors include a sister, Helen Lawler of Wichita; and a brother, J. Duke Lathem of Wichita. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. WICHITA — William E. Trussell, 61, Wichita, died Saturday, Sept. 28,1996, at his home. Mr. Trussell was born July 28, 1935, at Randall. He was a Pizza Hut Corp. real estate asset development manager. Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann of the home; two sons, Shawn of Overland Park and Shane of Lenexa; two daughters, Lucinda Spengel and Sheri Lindsey, both of Overland Park; two stepsons, Donald Breckenridge of Tulsa, Okla., and William Breckenridge of Fort Collins, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Jan Breckenridge of Greeley, Colo., and Jill Linville of Hoi- comb; a sister, Naomi Flewelling of Courtland; eight grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m in Jamestown Cemetery, Jamestown. Memorials may be made to Hospice Inc., Wichita. Broadway Mortuary, 1147 S. Broadway, Wichita 67211, is handling arrangements. The stepgrandchildren were misidentified in Sunday's edition. Waldo Wilson IONIA — Waldo Wilson, 71, Ionia, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1996, in an automobile crash near Ionia. Mr. Wilson was born Nov. 1, 1924, in Jewell County and was a lifetime resident of the area. He was a farmer and member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. His wife, Colleen, died in 1976. Survivors include two sons, Kevin and Kirk, both of Ionia; two daughters Andrea Rooker of Topeka and Amy Arasmith of Jewell; and three grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ionia United Methodist Church, the Rev. Kendol Utt officiating. Burial will be in Ionia Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the cemetery. Kleppinger Funeral Home, 409 Broadway, Jewell 6949, is handling arrangements. WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — In an unprecedented campaign debate, Republican and Democratic leaders clashed cordially Sunday night over taxes, Medicare and the record of the OOP-controlled Congress. "We have delivered genuine welfare reform ... We had common sense health reform... We're going to have immigration reform," said Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott. "We have delivered for the American people," he said as the first GOP-led Congress in 40 years was on the verge of wrapping up its work. House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt countered Republicans "tried to cut Medicare to pay for tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, they tried to cut school lunch and student loans." In addition, he said, the GOP tried to "raise taxes on working Americans." Lott, of Mississippi, and Gephardt, of Missouri, were joined by House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia and Democratic leader Sen. Tom Daschle of South Dakota in colonial WiUiamsburg, Va., for the 60- minute debate shown live on PBS. The clash occurred a little more than five weeks before Election Day. Moderator Jim Lehrer set the stakes in the opening moments of the encounter: "The outcome of those (elections) will decide which party will control Congress" in January. In the debate's final moments, Lott said a renewed Republican majority would try again to pass tax cuts and balance the budget. Daschle touted the Democrats' "Families First" agenda, which stresses modest measures to improve health and pension coverage for Americans. For the most part, the congressional leaders discussed issues they have disagreed over since the day Gingrich took the gavel as speaker in January 1995. They rarely if ever raised their voices, though. And whatever their personal feelings — the relationship between Gephardt and Gingrich is particularly strained — they ad- dressed one another by their first names as they sat facing each other at wooden desks. The debate briefly turned pointed near the end, though. Gingrich accused the AFL-CIO of spending millions to defeat Republicans this fall, using "dues money that is coerced" from its members. Daschle instantly retorted Republicans had invited polluters into the committee rooms last year "to figure out ways" to make the air and water dirtier. Gingrich, architect of the 1994 GOP House takeover, countered the Democratic claims on Medicare by saying the official trustees' report noted the giant program is "going broke," and Republicans were trying to save it. The GOP prescription, he said, would raise spending per beneficiary from $4,800 to $7,100 over seven years — a "big increase." Daschle, too, criticized Republicans for proposing Medicare cuts to fund tax cuts for the rich, then turned his aim on their record on education. He said the GOP proposed "the biggest cuts in the history of our country" then detailed a long list of programs the GOP had taken aim at. In addition, he said, they "advocated the abolition of the Department of Education. I believe that's an extreme proposal." PBS aired the debate as part of its "Democracy Project," and across the country, candidates for local House or Senate races staged debates in the preceding hour. The setting for the leadership debate was the historic House of Burgesses in colonial Williamsburg, the seat of the first representative legislature in the Western Hemisphere. The presidential campaign hovered in the background throughout. Lott and Gingrich touted GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole's call for a sweeping series of tax cuts. Daschle referred to Clinton's own smaller tax cut in return. Gingrich and Lott worked to deflect the persistent Democratic attacks on GOP spending priorities. Lott said "wasteful Washington spending" was one of the issues that Republicans were determined to deal with. And when Daschle challenged Gingrich to back off his call for abolition of the Education Department, the GOP speaker rebutted with sharp criticism of the agency's bureaucracy. Road / Kansas has two scenic byways FROM PAGE A1 Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Shirley I. Jewell and Leigh C. Kershaw, both of Salina. DISMISSALS — Karla J. Arpin and baby'girl, Sitzman baby b9y, Mary E. SpldelT and Sarah E. Woolsey and baby-girl, all of Salina; Bernice N. Chris- rn£n,'Bennington; Venus Glotta, Con- pqtdia; Ella Mae Golden, Junction City; Jared E. Robison, Scandia. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "As for God, his way is perfect; the work of the. Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him." —H Samuel 22:31 Chrysler, UAW reach agreement General Motors is the last big automaker to settle talks with union By The Associated Press AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — The United Auto Workers union reached a tentative agreement Sunday with Chrysler on a new national contract, leaving General Motors as the only Big Three automaker still without a deal. UAW President Stephen Yokich said the contract was similar to the one reached Sept. 16 with Ford, but he declined to release details pending a meeting with union leaders later this week. The Ford contract is a three- year deal that guarantees the automaker will maintain at least 95 percent of its 105,025 UAW jobs. Yokich had indicated earlier he thought the Ford contract should set an industry "pattern" Chrysler and GM could endorse. "Is there a pattern that's been set? The answer's yes," Yokich said. The Ford deal also gives a $2,000 lump sum payment in the first year, followed by 3 percent raises in the second and third years. Yokich appeared with Chrysler Chairman Robert Eaton at a news conference at the automaker's world headquarters to announce the surprise agreement. As late as Friday, union and company officials had indicated the talks were still at the subcommittee stage. But both sides said talks intensified over the weekend, even though there was no immediate threat of a strike. "We never faced a strike deadline as such," Eaton said. "We worked together very, very well. There was not a lot of emotion, but an awful lot of negotiation on both sides." Yokich, who has broken many UAW bargaining traditions in this round of Big Three talks, said the union recognized it needed to do things differently. "We're in a competitive market, a worldwide market," he said. To qualify, the roads must be paved and able to handle tour buses and large recreation vehicles. The applications include mile- by-mile evaluations of the proposed routes. Clearinghouse officials will evaluate each mile of the proposed route, rating its scenic attributes, and make recommendations to the Kansas Scenic Byways Advisory Board. The board, which met last week to start considering applications, will make the final designation. Two highways in Kansas have been designated scenic byways — the Flint Hills Scenic Byway, a stretch of K-177 from Council Grove to Cassoday, and the Frontier Military Scenic Byway, which runs along the eastern edge of the state. The Frontier Military Scenic Byway starts at K-5 near Leavenworth and continues on Interstate 435 south to U.S. Highway 69 and Alternate Highway 69 to the Oklahoma border. The Flint Hills byway is considered a pilot project for the Kansas scenic byway program. The frontier military byway, originally a military road dating back to 1838, was designated a scenic route by the 1990 Kansas Legislature. Divine said Bucher, Willis & Ratliff received a $383,000 contract from the Department of Transportation to operate the clearinghouse. Roads designated scenic highways are marked on official state maps. The program is designed to preserve the scenic aspects of the roads, enhance the area with turnouts, interpretative signs and overlooks and promote the route for the traveling public. "It's a grassroots activity," Divine said. The applications are made by local residents, groups or governments. A possible disadvantage of the designation could be increased Kansas scenic byway applicants include: • 45 miles of K-140 in Saline and Ellsworth counties. • 16 miles of K-232 along the east edge of Wilson Lake in Ellsworth, Lincoln and Russell counties. • 48 miles of U.S. 83 in Logan and Scott counties past the Chalk Pyramids and Monument Rocks. • 16 miles of K-8 in Smith County. • 392 miles of U.S. 36 stretching from the Missouri border to the Colorado line along the counties on the northern tier of Kansas. traffic. But Divine said residents might consider that an advantage if they desire more tourism. Divine said the clearinghouse advises applicants to have community meetings to discuss zoning, ordinances and concepts involved with scenic byways. In areas where no zoning exists, those making the application should make sure property owners along the proposed route know about the effort. The program could eventually include other designations such as: •A scenic back-way designation for unpaved roads in scenic areas. • Roads with scenic places that don't have scenic significance along the route. • And roads that aren't scenic but have sites of historical or cultural interest. For more information about the program, call the clearinghouse at 1-800-684-6966.

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