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ITHE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3. 1996 A5 DEATHS & FUNERALS T COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS (Dale F. Auldridge BELOIT — Dale F. Auldridge, 184, Beloit, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 11996, at Mitchell County Hospital, | Beloit. . Mr. Auldridge was born Nov. 21, Il911, at Beloit and was a lifelong [resident. He managed a grocery [store until retiring in 1990. He was la member of First United [Methodist Church and Senior | Center, both of Beloit. Survivors include a son, Gary of [Solomon; a daughter, Sharon I Meier of Wichita; five grandchil- Idrfen; and two great-grandchil- Idr'en. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sat- [urday at First United Methodist [Church, Beloit, the ReV. Bill [Brazil officiating. Burial will be in JElmwood Cemetery, Beloit. Memorials may be made to Se- Inibr Center or church. Visitation will be until 9 a.m. [Saturday at Harrison Funeral I Home, 302 N. Hersey, Beloit 67420, land then at the church. I Helen Luella Decker OAKLEY — Helen Luella Deck- |er, 63, Oakley, died Wednesday, I Oct. 2,1996, at Logan County Hos- |pital, Oakley. Mrs. Decker was born Helen I Luella Willems on Oct. 16,1932, at I Colby and was an Oakley resident I since 1961, moving from Canton. [She was a homemaker, a member I of, United Methodist Church, Unit- led Methodist Women, both of Oak- Ley, and Square Dance Club. Survivors include her husband, [Elgin of the home; three sons, IJdhn of Burlington, Colo., Russell I of;' Wellington and Randell of Col- Iby; two daughters, Charlotte Mc- ICrary of Augusta and Renee [Fitzgerald of Oakley; two brother^, Henry R. Willems of Princeton and John D. Willems of Good- I land; and nine grandchildren. £The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. J Saturday at Oakley United Mfethodist Church, the Rev. James Brackett officiating. Burial will be ] iri-Oakley Cemetery. iMemorials may be made to Lo| g4h County Hospital or church. ^Visitation will be from 2 to 9 Ip.jm. Friday at Koster .Funeral Htfme, 217 Freeman, Oakley 67748. ?: Donald Hobbie KANSAS BELLEVILLE: Eloiso Johnson BELOlf f Dale F. Auldridge CONCOflDlA: Tommy P. %ate bOWNSt peter J. Yunk -• • - QALVAi Fefrel Howerton . HEHINGTON: Walter J, SfllSbury HILLSBORO: Cheyenne Jaoklyiie Moss, Linda F. Plett OAKLEY: Helen Luella Decker TIPTON: Donald Hobbie OUTOFSTATE Bonnie D. Terrell, Beltori, Texas — Donald Hobbie, 88, lTft>ton, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1996, at Parkview Care Center, Os{ borne. SClark-Gashaw Mortuary, Os, is handling arrangements. ' ' •'' • - • • Fprrel Howerton "GALVA — Ferrel Howerton, 75, Galva, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 19BJ6, at Memorial Hospital, McPherson. ;Mr. Howerton was born Nov. 19, 1920, at Agra, Okla., and was a resident of Galva for 33 years, mov- iiig from Davenport, Okla. He was a 20-year veteran of the Army Air Corps. He was a retired school VtCRIME teacher and administrator. He was a member of Galva United Methodist Church. A son, Michael, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Wilma of the home; a son, Leland Ferrel Jr. of Manhattan; a stepson, Ronald Ostlund of Walton; his father and stepmother, George and Thelma Howerton of Yukon, Okla.; a brother, Kenneth of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ball & Son Funeral Home, McPherson, the Rev. Dale Ellenberger officiating. Burial will be in Empire Cemetery, Galva. Memorials may be made to Galva United Methodist Church, Galva Senior Center or charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson 67460. Eloise Johnson BELLEVILLE — Eloise Johnson, 70, Belleville, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1996, at Belleville Health Care Center. Mrs. Johnson was born Eloise Bender on May 10,1926, at Sutton, Neb., and was a longtime resident of Belleville. She had worked for Peoples Bank, was a member of First United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, all of Belleville. Her husband, Leonard E., died in 1992. Survivors include a son, Mark L. of Heath, Texas. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Belleville First United Methodist Church, the Rev. Paul Morris officiating. Burial will be in Belleville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today and Friday at Bachelor-Faulkner-Dart-Surber Funeral Home, 1329 19th, Belleville 66935. Cheyenne Jacklyne Moss HILLSBORO — Cheyenne Jacklyne Moss, daughter of Rusty Jay Moss and Stephanie Witherspoon Moss, was stillborn Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1996, at Salem Hospital, Hills- boro. Survivors besides her parents include her grandparents, Larry R. Moss of Manhattan, Marilyn J. Plus of Hillsboro and Bruce and Diane Witherspoon of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and her great- grandparents, Helen Bostick of Hillsboro, Edith Moss of Manhattan, Florence Witherspoon of Coffeyville and Robert and Marcia Kalen of Leawood. A private service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Haven of Rest Cemetery, rural Hillsboro. There will be no visitation. Linda F. Plett HILLSBORO — Linda F. Plett, 80, Hillsboro, died Wednesday, Oct. 2,1996, at Salem Home, Hillsboro. Hillsboro Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. Tommy P. Ryals CONCORDIA — Tommy P. Ryals, 58, rural Concordia, died Tuesday, Oct. 1,1996, at his home. Mr. Ryals was born Nov. 13, 1937, at Sabin Parish Noble, La. He was a retired Air Force technical sergeant and a Vietnam War veteran. He was an aircraft-maintenance instructor for Lockheed Aircraft International in Saudi Arabia for the past 17 years. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 588, Concordia. Survivors include his -wife, Barbara A. of Concordia; three sons, Jim, Chuck and Jerrod, all of Concordia; two brothers, Jack of Mansfield, La., and William of Converse, La.; four sisters, Dorothy Gamelin and Marjorie Paul, both of Converse, Clara George of Mansfield and Francis Jones of Mooringsport, La.; and four grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Chapel, Stanley Morrison officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Concordia, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 588. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home, 325 W. Sixth, Box 606, Concordia 66901. Walter J. Salsbury HERINGTON — Walter J. Salsbury, 94, Herington, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1996, at Herington Municipal Hospital. Mr. Salsbury was born Nov. 16, 1901, in Republic County and was a residenfof Herington since 1974, moving from Burlington. He had been a farmer. His wife, Esther Marie, died in 1972. Survivors include a son, John of Herington; a daughter, Lois Ann Arb of Emporia; two brothers, Arthur of Lawrence and Albert of Topeka; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great- great-grandchild. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Puryear-Brockmeier Chapel, Herington, the Rev. Hugh Floyd officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Stringtown Cemetery, Burlington. Memorials may be made to Lutheran Home Mini-Bus Fund. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral chapel, 112 S. Broadway, Box 505, Herington 67449. Bonnie D.Terrell BELTON, Texas — Bonnie D. Terrell, 71, Belton, died Monday, Sept. 30,1996, at Temple. Mrs. Terrell was born Bonnie D. Dodson on June 25, 1925, at Jennings, Kan. She was a homemaker and a member of the Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph, in 1967 and a son, Benny. Survivors include two sons, Billy of North Richland Hills and Robert of Corsicana; two daughters, Beth Jones of Round Rock and Brenda Terrell of Troy; her mother, Delia Dodson of Oberlin, Kan.; four sisters, Violet Foster of Brighton, Colo., Norma Richards of Oberlin, Ila Mae Macy of Alta Vista, Kan., and Frances Corange of Tribune, Kan.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, Pastor Paul Livingston officiating. Burial will be in Oberlin Cemetery. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 121 N. Penn, Oberlin, Kan. 67749. Peter J.Yunk DOWNS — Peter J. Yunk, 59, Downs, died Tuesday, Oct. 1,1996, at MitcheU County Hospital, Beloit. Mr. Yunk was born June 15, 1937, at Downs and lived most of his life in the Downs and Tipton areas. He was a teacher, a musician and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Downs. A son, John, died in 1989. Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Conway of Osborne; a son, Raphael of Hot Springs, Ark.; three sisters, Madeline Fatten of Columbus, Ohio, Caroline Sumpter of Superior, Neb., and Rosemary Dreiling of Victoria; six brothers, John, Marvin and Gene, all of Downs, Raymond of Hutchinson, Fred of Osborne and Ron of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and eight grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Downs, the Rev. Roger Hough officiating. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery, Tipton. Memorial Masses may be given in his name. Domoney Funeral Home, 817 Morgan Ave., Downs 67437, is handling arrangements. Brooks & Dunn gain fifth award Host Gill captures song of the year award; Strait wins best single By The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn, both struggling solo artists before teaming up, won their fifth consecutive Country Music Association award for best vocal duo Wednesday night. "We're going to be a duo for as long as you let us be a duo," Dunn said as he accepted the trophy. With the victory, Brooks & Dunn succeed the defunct duo The Judds, who won the award from 19881991, as country's preeminent duo. In other awards handed out early on, George Strait got best single for "Check Yes or No," and Junior Brown's "My Wife Thinks You're Dead" won best music video. Song of the year was "Go Rest High on the Mountain" by Vince Gill. Gill, host of the 30th annual Country Music Association awards show, led nominees with seven, opened the program and introduced 14-year-old LeAnn Rimes to sing the evening's first number. The crowd shouted in approval after the Dallas-based teen-ager sang "Blue," her Patsy Cline 7 indicted in theft of combat gear vehicles valued at $13 million were taken frbm military base By The Associated Press IMADISON, Wis. — The largest known theft of combat equipment from a military base, including a Vietnam-era Sheridan tank and njqre, than 100 combat vehicles, ledTtp the indictment of seven civilians Wednesday. ;|"This was not a crime of opportunity," said FBI agent Michael Sahtimauro. "This was a very sophisticated scheme to remove property, to manipulate the system and corrupt individuals." The tank, 17 armored personnel carriers and other vehicles valued at ;$|3 million were stolen from Forl'-McCoy, a 60,000-acre training bas£- in western Wisconsin with 2,300, civilian employees and about 200-military personnel. ' '!We have no evidence that any of Jnese items have got into the harids of extremist groups or militia- 'groups," U.S. Attorney Peg Lautenschlager said, announcing 1# jjgunts of theft, conspiracy and T&M.F WAR REVIEW The Associated Press A World War II Sheridan tank Is shown being removed from Fort McCoy near Sparta, WIs., In this surveillance photo taken during FBI and Defense Investigation Services probe. bribery. Instead, the highly prized vehicles were sold to museums and collectors. Although no missiles or other weapons were stolen, launchers for TOW anti-tank missiles were mounted on some of the armored personnel carriers. Each carrier would be worth an estimated $350,000 to collectors. Also stolen were Jeeps, an airport runway snow blower, a crane, other heavy equipment and trucks. Most of the equipment has been returned to Fort McCoy. The^ indictment named two civilian employees at Fort McCoy who allegedly accepted $38,000 in bribes and forged documents al- lowing the gear to be trucked away; two military surplus dealers; a military museum operator; and two other men. Lautenschlager said the scheme was masterminded by Leo Anthony Piatz Jr., 37, Hudson, owner of Tony's Military Surplus. None of the men were taken into custody. baffled by sarin gas poisoning By The Associated Press <•• ''. ''" ~~ WASHINGTON — The Pentagon remains baffled that no sol- die,rp appear to have died from sarin gas poisoning at the end of the jpersian Gulf War despite evidence indicating thousands may have' been exposed, a senior defense official said Wednesday. "The primary known symptom is, death," the official told reporters, speaking on condition he not tfe named. "This is really lethal stuff." But he added, "We don't have any examples at this time of anybody dying from exposure." The Clinton administration, sharply criticized for its handling of the Persian Gulf War syndrome issue, has ordered a sweeping Pentagon re-evaluation of the matter even as the CIA completes work on a detailed wind current study that could show how many troops may have been exposed. In a separate initiative, Defense Secretary William Perry is considering a program to inoculate all 1.5 million active-duty service members against the germ warfare agent anthrax. At the center of the nerve gas controversy is the March 199,1 de- molition by U.S. Army troops of Iraqi rocket shells the military now knows contained sarin nerve gas. As much as two tons of sarin may have gone up in the demolition of weapons in an open pit and a bunker called Khamiseyah. "Khamiseyah, in our judgement, is a watershed in this search for an understanding of Persian Gulf veterans' illnesses," said the senior official. "Khamiseyah is the first event where we now can place American troops in the known presence of chemical agents." Despite persistent reports of unexplained ailments among Gulf sound-alike hit that made her an instant star this year. Dolly Parton, Randy Travis, Collin Raye and Tracy Lawrence also performed. Parton sang a medley of country music classics from her latest album, and dedicated "Behind Closed Doors" to the late Charlie Rich, who had the first hit with the song. "Blue" lost to "Check Yes or No" in the best single category. Rimes was also up for the Horizon Award for most promising artist, against Terri Clark, Wade Hayes, Shania Twain and Bryan White. Garth Brooks competed with Gill in the race for best entertainer, along with George Strait, Brooks & Dunn and 1995 winner Alan Jackson. .White and Raye joined old hands Gill, Jackson and Strait in the best male vocalist race. Twain, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Pam Tillis and Patty Loveless were up for best female vocalist. McBride's "Wild Angels" and Loveless' "The Trouble With the Truth" were up for best album. The CMA show, televised on CBS, is one of three in the industry's pantheon. The Academy of Country Music stages its show in California in the spring, and the fan-voted TNN Music City News Awards are presented in summer. Road / Intersection to be safer for traffic FROM PAGE A1 "People are people; anything inconvenient, they're not going to try to come," Mar said. "I don't see how I could hang on as long as I did. It's hard, believe me." At Suburban TV and Appliance Center, 1900 S. Ninth, customers had to park across the street at Alco during July, said the store's manager, Virgil Kinklaar. "There's a lot of people who called who won't even use Ninth Street, much less try to get into the parking lot," Kinklaa^ said. "Now we have both entrances open." O'Leary credited the contractor, J.H. Shears' Sons, with keeping the street open by working in three phases. He said business owners were understanding. "I can't say enough about how everybody has worked with us. They had some difficulty, as anyone does who has construction in front of their business," O'Leary said. "We tried to take every opportunity we could to make it less inconvenient. I've heard they suffered a little bit, but they hung in there and did a super job." The project will replace the Y- intersection at Broadway Boulevard and Ninth Street with a T-intersection. Unlike before, drivers moving south on Ninth Street can turn north on Broadway Boulevard, and vice versa. The 4-lane Ninth Street will expand to 6 lanes at the intersection, with two northbound lanes, two south- bound lanes and two left-turn lanes onto Broadway Boulevard. There will be five lanes at Broadway Boulevard at the intersection, with two southbound, two westbound and one lane to turn north onto Ninth. "It was essentially a very inconvenient intersection before," O'Leary said. "The design had been done 45 years ago, when it was a rural area and a rural highway system. "I think we just outgrew it," he said. "It was becoming more and more of a potential hazard, and there was a lot of congestion, especially during heavy traffic peri-- ods on Saturday afternoons and Sundays." The Kraft Manor parking lot will have four entries and new curbs. New medians will be landscaped by the city's parks and recreation department and lighted. A wet spring and late summer put the project behind schedule, but the contractor's decision to use an asphalt instead of rock base allowed work to proceed after rains. All that remains of the project, O'Leary said, is half of the Otto Street intersection, and about 600 feet of Ninth Street. "Things will move along quickly now," he said. "The nice thing about phase 3, from the contractor's perspective, he'll be able to work outside the flow of traffic altogether." ON THE RECORD War veterans, the Pentagon has said repeatedly it has found no evidence of a "Persian Gulf War syndrome" and no medical evidence of gas poisoning. Only last June did defense officials realize from Army reports as well as United Nations weapons inspections that what was intended as a routine postwar demolition of conventional weapons may have let loose a lethal gas cloud. As the CIA studies wind and weather patterns prevailing the day of the demolition, officials fear the number potentially exposed could reach ,100,000. Hospital report Sallna Regional Health Center PENN ADMISSIONS — None. SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Opal L. Anderson, Karen D. Brack, Gerald C. English and Lorraine E. Robb, all of Salina; Shirley M. Alstatt, Lindsborg; Dorothy Claussen, Lincoln; Evangeline F. Cole, Brookville; Janet R. Croisant, Beloit; Julie C. Fonseca, Clay Center; Joe Glenn, Clyde; Clyde R. Heart, Enterprise; Esther Norden, Kensington; Robert E. Peterson, Abilene; Kelly Elizabeth Tolle, Gypsum. DISMISSALS — Jamie N. Lovullo, Vicki Miser and baby girl, Robin Roots and baby girl, all of Salina; Lori A. Herrman, Concordia; Bernice McAtee, Ellsworth; Patty Miller, Enterprise; Ruth G. Pinnick, Lincoln; Esther G. Rohrer, Hope; Haley Jean Swanson, Durham; Louanne L. Weber, McPherson; Claude L. Wingard, McPherson. Births GIRLS: Burton and Karen D. Brack, Salina, 7 Ibs. 8 ozs., born Oct. 2. Jennifer J. Owens, Salina, 7 Ibs. 9 ozs., born Oct. 1. Chris and Leslie A. Williams, Salina, 8 Ibs. 10 ozs., born Oct. 1. PoHce blotter THEFT — A 1986 Ford F-150 pickup belonging to Royal Tire was taken from 684 S. Broadway between 4:45 p.m. and 5:20 p.m. Tuesday; $1,000 loss. Animal shelter These animals ware picked up Oct. 1 at the locations listed and taken to the Saline County Animal Shelter, 1960 W. Old Highway 40. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Tan and white male mix, 800 block of West Iron; black and tan female rottweiler, 1100 block of State; brown brindle male pit bull mix, .,100 WBNESDAY'S DRAWINGS DAILY PICK 3 5-1-0 KANSAS CASH 5-7-10-22-24-34 Estimated Jackpot $500,000 POWERBALL 13-14-16-19-37 POWERBALL 25 Estimated Jackpot $16 million LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 block of North Columbia. CATS — Black, tan and white neutered male with short hair, 1400 block of Winona; orange tabby male with short hair, 100 block of South 11th. CORRECTION Because of a Journal error, a story in the Sept. 24 edition erroneously stated that the sale of Salina radio stations KSAL and KYEZ to John Vanier, owner of Salina- based Eagle Broadcasting, has been approved by the Federal Communications Commission. The application for transfer of. ownership is still pending. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Woe unto the wicked! It shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be given him." — Isaiah 3$ 1,,

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