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SALINA JOURNAL NEWS THURSDAY. OCTOBER 10, 1996 A7 DEATHS & FUNERALS I Bern ice Fay Becker ENID, Okla. — Bernice Fay I Becker, 85, Enid, died Thursday, I Oct. 3, 1996, at the Greenbrier I Nursing Home. Mrs. Becker was born Bernice I f]ay Maxey on Jan. 23,1911, south- I east of El Reno and was a resident I of Enid since 1973, moving from Salina, Kan., where she had lived I since 1937. She was a homemaker and helped her husband build the Becker Monument business in 1851, retiring in 1973. She was a member of Calvary Baptist I Church and Garfield County I Choral Group. *' She was preceded in death by a Ispn. - ir Survivors include her husband, John of the home; a daughter, Cindy McCosh of Beverly, Kan.; a brother, Hillis Maxey of Fullerton, Calif.; two sisters, Odessa -Vogt of Enid and Hilda Casey of Athens, Texas; two grandchildren; 'and two great-grandchildren. ] The funeral was Monday at the Calvary Baptist Church, the Rev. Lawrence Gresham officiating. I burial was in Enid Cemetery. ', Memorials may be made to Hospice, Circle of Love or the church. Ladausau-Evans Funeral Home, '2800 N. VanBm-en, Box 3501, Enid ?73703, handled arrangements. Irene Clara Bondy ! ROCK FALLS, 111. — Irene Clara Bondy, 78, Rock Falls, died Tues- Iday, Oct. 8,1996, at Rock Falls. ! Ryan Mortuary, Salina, Kan., is handling arrangements. Donald C. Brokaw ! BELOIT — Donald C. Brokaw, |90, Beloit, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 11996, at the Hilltop Lodge, Beloit. ; Mr. Brokaw was born Oct. 10, 1905, west of Glen Elder and was a lifelong resident of the Beloit area. He was an Army veteran of World ( War II. He was a farmer, retiring |in 1966, and a member of the American Legion, Glen Elder. ! He was preceded in death by his Iwife, Leaola, in 1991 and five grandsons. ' Survivors include a son, William Lyle Sr. of Beloit; two Idaughters, Christine Brokaw of Lafayette, Ga., and Addie Scott of Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, JFrancis of California; a sister, Ava of Washington state; 13 grandchil- Idren; 24 great-grandchildren; and |a great-great-grandchild. | The service will be at 2 p.m. Sat- iurday in Glenwood Cemetery, -iGleri Elder, the Rev. Mike Clark [officiating. ] Memorials may be made to American Lung Association or [American Heart Association. !' Visitation will be at the Harri£on Funeral Home, 302 N. Hersey, ;Beloit 67420. I Clara Cerny ! NARKA — Clara Cerny, 93, Nar- Jka, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1996, at |her home. > Miss Cerny was born April 6, !l903, at Hazen, Ark., and was a [lifelong resident of the Narka [area. She was a sales clerk for ^General Merchandise Stores and a member of Narka Ladies Auxil- liary and Munden W.F.L.A. ;' Survivors include a sister, Olga |Cerny of Narka. • A memorial service will be at !lO:30 a.m. Saturday in National [Cemetery. | Memorials may be made to the family. ! The body was cremated. ! There will be no visitation. [ Tibbetts-Fischer Funeral Home, 1104 20th St., Belleville 66935, is handling arrangements. [Laura Louise Earl [ WOODSTON — Laura Louise |Earl, 70, Woodston, died Tuesday, lOct. 8,1996, at the Osborne County [Memorial Hospital, Osborne. [ Mrs. Earl was born Laura ]Louise Ballard on Aug. 4, 1926, in irural Rooks County and was a life[long resident of the Woodston [area. She was a homemaker. ] Her husband, Robert O. ( died in '1991. 1 Survivors include a daughter, [Linda Thompson of Woodston; [four sons, Charles, Frank and 'Robert, all of Woodston, and Don !of Washington state; two brothers, [William Ballard Sr. of Alton and [Robert Ballard Sr. of Stockton; ]two sisters, Candice Dryden of IT ENVIRONMENT KANSAS BELOIT: Donald C.Brokaw HILL Crm Anna Mane fefSmeef JEWELL: Zona Smith • NAfiKAt Clam Getty PHILLIPSBURQ: Elsa Margaret , • e • SMITH CENTtR: Maty Frances Steinman SYLVAN GROVE: Martha Siebenbom WASHINGTON: Esther R. Stone WOODSTON: Laura L&uise Earl, Chlorene "Chloe" Pauley OUT OF STATE Bernice Fay Becker, Enid, Okla , Irene Clara Bondy, Rock Falls, III. Dr. fcichardW. Porter, North Branford, Conn. Robert Q. Thompson, Superior, Neb. rural Stockton and Ellen Grimes of Manhattan; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, Stockton, the Rev. Tim Ault-Duell officiating. Burial will be in Grant Cemetery, Alton. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today and before the service Friday at the funeral home, 723 N. First, Stockton 67669. Elsa "Bernadine" Merklein PHILLIPSBURG — Elsa Margret "Bernadine" Merklein, 89, Phillipsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1996, at the Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg. Mrs. Merklein was born Elsa Margret Keating on April 14,1907, at Beloit and was a longtime resident of Phillipsburg. She had been an elementary teacher and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church and Business and Professional Women. Her husband, John W., died in 1967. Survivors include a daughter, Pauline Lotz of LaPlace, La.; four grandchildren, including two whom she adopted, Mary Kathleen Bachman of Wichita and Capt. John Merklein of Fort Hood Air Force Base, Killeen, Texas; and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, Pastor Don Swanson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Phillipsburg. Memorials may be made to Phillipsburg City Library. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Friday at the chapel, 1115 Second, Phillipsburg 67661. Chlorene "Chloe" Pauley WOODSTON — Chlorene "Chloe" Pauley, 86, Woodston, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1996, at the Solomon Valley Manor. Mrs. Pauley was born Chlorene Davis on Oct. 11,1910, at Goodwin, Mo., and was a lifelong resident of the Woodston area. She was a homemaker and co-owner of a grocery store. Survivors include a daughter, Joleen Strutt of Morland; a son, Gale Pauley of Los Angeles; a stepson, James Pauley of Canyon, Texas; a brother, Jim Davis of Cape' Coral, Fla.; three sisters, Wanda Stockton of Boulder, Colo., Opal Bieberstedt of Eagle Point, Ore., and Virginia Palomino of San Diego; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; and five step- great-grandchildren. The service will be at 10, a.m. Saturday in Ash Rock Cemetery, Woodston, the Rev. Tim Ault-Duell officiating. Memorials may be made to Solomon Valley Manor or the charity of the donor's choice. Smith-Moore-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton 67669, is handling arrangements. Dr. Richard W. Porter NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. — Dr. Richard W. Porter, 83, North Branford, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 1996, from a heart attack on an Amtrak train returning to his home from Washington. Dr. Porter was a native of Salina, Kan., and was a resident of North Branford since 1992, moving from Greenwich, where he had lived for 37 years. He was a re- tired aeronautical engineer and rocket scientist for General Electric, working there for more than 50 years. He had played the clarinet for the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra. He developed the first tracking equipment for fire control radar used on the B29 __ aircraft and was UH> head of the Hermes Rocket project to develop the first U.S. liquid fueled rocket. He led a team of GE scientists and Army Intelligence officers behind the Soviet Army lines at the close of World War II and brought to this country Dr. Wernher von Braun and the German rocket science group that developed the German V2. He was vice president and head of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Committee on Space Research, chairman of the Geophysics Panel for the Air Force, a member of the NASA AIBS Planetary Quarantine advisory committee and chairman of the international relations committee for the National Academy of Sciences. He received the Engineer of the Year Award, Distinguished Service Medal from the Air Force and was author of "The Versatile Satellite." His wife, Edith Kelly, died June 9,1996. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Porter of Fairfield and Susan Porter Beffel of Reston, Va.; a son, Thomas Andrew of Burlington, Vt.; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, Greenwich. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clasp Homes Inc., 246 Post Road East, Westport 06880. Allen Swann-George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 6160 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, Md. 20745, is handling arrangements. Martha Siebenborn SYLVAN GROVE — Martha Siebenborn, 94, Sylvan Grove, died Friday, Oct. 4,1996, at Sylvan Grove. Mrs. Siebenborn was born Martha Kahle on Feb. 9, 1902, at Wahrenholz, Germany, and was a resident of Sylvan Grove since 1955. She was a nurse, a midwife and a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Sylvan Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emil, in 1928 and a son, Siegfried, in 1962. Survivors include a daughter, Marly Heine of Sylvan Grove; a brother, Wilhelm Kahle of Hildesheim, Germany; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Sylvan Grove, Pastor Robert Wilson officiating. Inurnment will be later in Wahrenholz, Germany. Rodrick & Minear Funeral Home, Second and Maryland, Sylvan Grove 67481, is handling arrangements. Zona Smith JEWELL — Zona Smith, 84, Jewell, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1996, at the Mitchell County Hospital, Beloit. Mrs. Smith was born Zona Butts on Nov. 26, 1911, at Jewell and lived most of her life in the area. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Mankato. Survivors include her husband, Peter L. "Pete" of the home; a son, Larry of Wichita; two daughters, Mary Snelgrove of St. Paul, Minn., and Linda Perdue of Albuquerque, N.M.; three brothers, Lewis Butts of Topeka, Tom Butts of Arvada, Colo., and William E. Butts of Jewell; two sisters, Myrtle Keller of Sunbury, Pa., and Lucile Ozmun of Jewell; and six grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Theresa's Catholic Church, Mankato, the Rev. Ken Lohrmeyer officiating. Burial will be in Jewell Cemetery. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday at the church. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Foundation or Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Visitation will be at the Kleppinger Funeral Home, 409 Broadway, Box 371, Jewell 66949. Anna Marie Spencer HILL CITY — Anna Marie Spencer, 88, Hill City, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1996, at the Graham County Hospital, Hill City. Mrs. Spencer was born Anna Marie O'Brien on Feb. 14, 1908, at Scranton and was a resident of Hill City for 50 years. She and her husband were the founders of Spencer Chapel in 1947. She was a registered nurse and a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hill City. Her husband, Rex L., died in 1976. Survivors include a son, William "Bill" of Topeka; two daughters, Kay Michael of Lakewood, Colo., and JoAnn Sonterre of Aurora, Colo.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hill City, the Revs. Donald McCarthy, Bill Kilian and Howard Guidry officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Hill City. A Scripture service and rosary will be at 7 p.m. today at Spencer Chapel, 522 N. Pomeroy, Hill City 67642. Memorials may be made to the church. Mary Frances Steinman SMITH CENTER — Mary Frances Steinman, 95, Smith Center, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1996, at the Smith County Long Term Care, Smith Center. Mrs. Steinman was born Mary Frances Long on May 30, 1901, in Smith County and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a homemaker and a member of the Oak Creek Christian Church, Lebanon. Her husband, Harry, died in 1966. Survivors include nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Smith Center, the Rev. Doug Donovan officiating. Burial will be in Oak Creek Cemetery, Lebanon. Memorials may be made to the Oak Creek Christian Church. Visitation will be until 11 a.m. Friday at Simmons Mortuary, 116 W. First, Smith Center 66967, and an hour before the service Friday at the church. Esther R. Stone WASHINGTON — Esther R. Stone, 64, Washington, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1996, at the Washington County Hospital, Washington. Miss Stone was born Aug. 27, 1932, at Haddam. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ, Morrowville. Survivors include a brother, Francis L. Stone of Lincoln, Neb.; and three sisters, Josephine Graves and Ellen Patterson, both of Washington, and Margaret Nespor of Morrowville. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Pastor Wendell Sack officiating. Ward Funeral Home, 115 W. Second, Washington 66968, is handling Arrangements. Robert G.Thompson SUPERIOR, Neb. — Robert G. Thompson, 54, rural Superior, died Monday, Oct. 7, 1996, at his home. Mr. Thompson was born July 20, 1942, at Tulia, Texas, and lived most of his life at Superior. He farmed and collected miniature toy tractors. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and Eagles Lodge 3101, both of Superior. Survivors include his mother, Carrie M. Thompson of Superior; a brother, Billie D. of Superior; and a sister, Bettie Kay Isaacson of Dodge City, Kan. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel, Superior, the Rev. L. Patterson Culligan officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel, 750 N. Commercial, Superior 68978. Debate / Tax cut's effect is disputed •r FROM PAGE A1 IFlow restrictions in Grand Canyon become law [Interior secretary says protection has been given to Colorado River By The Associated Press PHOENIX — Marking a "sea change" in the way the nation's dams are operated, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt signed new regulations Wednesday giving en- vir9nmental concerns precedence over power needs in managing the Colorado River's flow through the Grand Canyon. The landmark measure, restricting a power cooperative's ability to send wildly fluctuating amounts of water through the Glen Canyon Dam, is expected to serve as a blueprint for dam operations across the United States. "We have now provided protection to the Colorado River," Babbitt said. "This marks a sea change in the way we view the operation of large dams. We have shown they can be operated for environmental purposes as well as water capture and power generation." The order follows six years of research into the environmental changes caused by the Glen Canyon Dam since it began operating in 1963, turning what was once a red, muddy river into a clear, green waterway. The studies, including a manmade flood last March, concluded that the canyon's ecosystem had been choked by three decades of extreme daily fluctuations in water releases from the dam, along with the absence of natural seasonal flooding. The artificial flood returned nutrient-rich sediment to the river, reviving old beaches and creating several new ones. It also revived habitats for endangered fish to breed in some of the backwaters. Because the flood was so successful in reviving the canyon's ecosystem, a major deluge will probably be released every 7 to 10 years to mimic the floods once caused by melting snow in Colorado's mountains. "This hereby mandates that we will flood this river in perpetuity for the benefit of all parties," Babbitt said. Under the new regulations, dam operators cannot increase the hourly flow by more than 4,000 cubic feet per second, or decrease it by more than 1,500. The biggest impact is expected to be felt late at night, when power consumption is at its lowest, and at peak usage in midafternoon. "This economy is overtaxed, over-regulated," Kemp said in making the case for Dole's plan to cut taxes 15 percent across the board. Kemp said the economy was growing a feeble 2.5 percent a year under Clinton. "Bob Dole and I believe we can do a lot better." Gore, in turn, said repeatedly that Dole and Kemp were offering a "risky $550 billion tax scheme" that would "blow a hole in the deficit and cause much deeper cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, education and the environment." Gore promoted Clinton's plan for targeted tax cuts to help low- and middle-class families pay for college. Kemp countered that government should not engage in "social engineering" by picking winners and losers through its tax policy. In any event, Kemp said it was "four years too late," for Clinton Jo be promising middle-class tax cuts. Kemp fudged when asked if he agreed with Dole's call for a repeal of the family leave law. "I wouldn't have voted for it; it is in place," Kemp said. The law is popular with working women, a critical constituency, and Gore sensed an opening. "It shouldn't be repealed — it ought to be extended," the vice president said. Much of the debate was spent on nitty-gritty policy differences, but Kemp and Gore also took time to offer their views on race relations — and what each agreed was a worrisome decline in civility throughout society. For the most part, the policy fights tracked the positions staked out by Clinton and Dole in their first debate Sunday night. Kemp, for example, said Clinton and Gore were practicing "demagoguery" in trying to frighten older Americans by claiming that Dole's budget plan would require devastating Medicare cuts. But Gore did not budge. "The word scary has been used," he said of the Republican position. Dole was criticized by some Republicans after the first debate for not attacking Clinton on administration ethical lapses. Moderator Jim Lehrer of PBS opened the 90- minute debate by asking Kemp if he agreed with the critics. "In my opinion, it is beneath Bob Dole to go after anyone personally," Kemp said. Gore thanked Kemp for that answer, and from there the debate Quotes from viewers "Both these guys have a more sincere command of the issues and probably fewer character detriments than their respective bosses. It was a greatrun-up for2000.... It would be difficult to call a winner in this particular debate. There weren't any knockdown blows scored." Mark Wllloughby marketing director in Parker, Colo. "I thought thatAl Gore connected more with people of my generation, talking about the future and new programs and new ways to solve problems.... Kemp didn't convince me that the tax cut is going to reduce the budget deficit. And none of my Harvard professors seems to think so either — even the Republicans." Avery Gardiner economics major at Harvard University proceeded politely, at times studiously, even though the two men differed sharply over many issues. "The problem with the foreign policy of this administration is there is none," Kemp said. "We have learned over the years that weakness is provocative." Gore begged to differ, saying the administration had brought peace, however tenuous, to Bosnia and Haiti and was working to end bitter conflicts in Northern Ireland and the Mideast. "President Bill Clinton has shown tremendous courage, vision, wisdom .and leadership," Gore said. DIM THE RECORD Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center PENN ADMISSIONS — None. SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Shelby Bien, Edith Flanders, Susan Serio, Mary Taylor and Dwight Wqodall, all of Salina; Vilas Cormack, Abilene; Opal Godfrey, Abilene; Mary Kate Kuntz, Abilene; Vera Higgins, Concordia; Minnie Henning, Gaylord; Robert Staab, Hays; George Mason Bandre, Hillsboro; Willis Bredfeldt, Lyons; Vernon Hackerott, Wichita. DISMISSALS — Debra Everett and baby girl, Delicia Timm and baby girl and Raymond Zavesky, all of Salina; Mason George Bandre, Hillsboro; Robert Peterson, Abilene; Naomia Johnson, Navarre. Births BOY: Shelby F. Bien, Salina, 5 Ibs. 12 ozs., born Oct. 8. Police blotter INJURY ACCIDENTS — Karen Angela Detrixhe, 25, 807 Willis No. A, and Jennifer Christiancy, 15,609 Yale, treated at Salina Regional Medical Center as the result of an injury accident at 10:19 a.m. Monday at Fourth and Ellsworth. A car driven by Dextrix- ie and a car driven by Katherin Fletcher, 44,409 Maple, collided at the intersection. Christiana was a passenger in Fletcher's vehicle. Darlene D. Thompson, 30, 243 S. College, was treated at Salina Regional Health Center for injuries received in a collision at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of 11th Street. Thompson was injured when the car she was driving south of Eleventh Street and a car driven by Steven J. Kiggans, 23, 301 S. 11th, collided. Terry R. Watkins, 43, 242 N. Kansas, was treated at Salina Regional Health Center for injuries received in a collision at 10:52 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Santa Fe and Elm. Watkins was injured when the car she was driving and a car driven by Billie G. Francis, 15,1209 N. Santa Fe, collided. THEFTS — A computer, toolbox, tools and software belonging to the Kansas Department of Transportation taken from 1100 N. Third between 5:30 and 10:30 p.m. Tuesday; $2,900 loss. Currency belonging to Phan V. Pham taken from 1103 Indian Rock between 9 a.m. Oct. 2 and 9 a.m. Wednesday; $1,800 loss. A 1964 Orange Chevy belonging to Mike D. Patterson taken from 1108 N. 10th between 3 p.m. Tuesday and 2 a.m. Wednesday; $550 loss. Animal shelter These animals were picked up Oct. 4-8 at the locations listed and taken to the Saline County Animal Shelter, 1960 W. Old Highway 40. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Black, tan and white male mix, 700 block of Birch; black and tan female mix with green collar, 4200 block of Fairchild; black male Labrador with red collar, 2300 block of Kensington; black female chow mix with tan collar, 4800 block of Wasserman; yellow and white male chow and Labrador mix, 400 block of Russell; white and black male chow Dalmation mix with black collar, 1600 block of Beach; brown and white female terrier mix, 2200 block of Planet; black and tan female Labrador and basset mix, 1400 block of Winona; white and black female terrier mix with pink collar, 400 block of West Cloud; black neutered male Chihuahua with black collar, 400 block of West Cloud; blond male Pomeranian, 900 block of North Ninth; red female chow, 1200 block of Hartford; liver tick male German short hair with chain collar, 800 block of Willis; black and tan female German shepherd with chain collar, 1600 block of West Crawford; gold male vizsla with orange collar, 2200 block of Edward; white neutered male Labrador, Falun; yellow male Labrador, 1300 block of Midland; red male pitbull with chain collar, 1500 block of West Crawford. CATS — Orange male with short hair and white and purple flea collar, 700 block of Sherman; black and tan male with long hair, 1000 block of North 12th; black and tan male with long hair, 1000 block of North 12th; orange tiger male with medium hair, 400 block of Indiana; gray and white male kitten with long hair, 1900 block of Dover Drive. WEDNESDAY'S DRAWINGS DAILY PICK 3 2-0-4 KANSAS CASH 4-13-20-24-30-34 Estimated Jackpot $740,000 POWERBALL 2-14-16-21-33 POWERBALL 27 Estimated Jackpot $24.2 million LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866, TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves." — Matthew 7:15

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