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THESALINA JOURNAL GREAT PLAINS SUNDAY, APRIL 29. 2001 B3 DEATHS & FUNERALS Effie A. Cronn SMITH CENTER — Effie A. Cronn, 86, Smith Center, died ^April 28, 2001, at Smith County ^Memorial Hospital. , Simmons Mortuary, Smith 'Center, will be handling arrangements. Daisy L Diers SHELL KNOB, Mo. — Daisy L. Diers, 94, Shell Knob, died April 8, 2001, in Red Rose Inn, 'Cassville. Mrs. Diers was born Daisy L. Pounds on Jan. 25,1907, in Concordia, Kan., and had lived much of her life in northern Idaho. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by 'her husband, August Benjamin, in 1986; a daugliter; and a son. Survivors include a son, Gerald of Shell Knob; eight grandsons; and several great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held in Greenwood Cemetery, Hunter, Kan. ' The body was cremated under the direction of Williamson Funeral Home, 'Shell Knob. Dorothea Erikson VICTORIA — Dorothea Erikson, 84, Victoria, died Friday, April 27, 2001, at Hays Medical Center. Mrs. Erikson was born Dorothea Hawkinson on March 9, 1917, in East Providence, R.I., and lived in Victoria since 1988, moving from Tucson, Ariz. She was a World War II Navy-Waves veteran and a •homemaker. She was also a .member of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Tucson and Victoriia Meal Site. Survivors include her husband, Henry E, of the home; a son, Roger A. of Tucson; and ,three stepgrandchildren. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Cline's Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays 67601, the Rev Bill Miller officiating. A private in­ urnment will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to 'the Evangelical Covenant Church of Tucson, 551 North Camino Seco, Tucson. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary The body was cremated. SAUNA Levi E, Hill KANSAS CATHERINE: Alfr6ciJ ."A.J." Leiker ELLIS: Matjorie Anne Luea EMPORIA: Allen "Al" Dale Welch LARNED: Ralpii Hertel MINNEAPOLIS: Viola Lavina Shields " SMITH CENTER: Effie A. Cronn VICTORIA: Dorothea Eril<son WOODSTON: James Roscoe Williarns OUT OF STATE Daisy L. Diers, Shell Knob, IVIo. Paul E. Neville, San Diego Esther L. Lange Rollins, Aurora, Mo. Ralph Hertel EARNED — Ralph Hertel, 70, Earned, died Monday. April 23, 2001, at his home. Mr. Hertel was born March 24, 1931, south of Victoria and lived in Earned since 1974, moving from Victoria. He was a retired farmer and welder. Survivors include three sisters, Felicitas Dinkel of EUis, Sally Walters of Victoria and Bernice Hillman of Cawker City The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, the Rev. Frank X. Grinko officiating. Burial will be in St. Fidelis Cemetery. A vign service will be at 7 p.m. today at Cline's Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria 67671. Memorials may be made to St. Fidelis Cemetery or Masses. Visitation wiU be from 6 to 9 p.m. today and 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Monday at the mortuary Levi E. Hill Levi E. HiU, 98, Salina, died Friday, April 27, 2001, at Salina Regional Health Center. Ryan Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements. Alfred J. "AJ." Leiker CATHERINE — Alfred J. "A.J." Leiker, 85, Catherine, died Friday, AprU 27, 2001, at the Ellis Good Samaritan Center. Mr. Leiker was born April 28, 1915, at Munjor. He was a Santa Fe Railroad engineer in Kansas City, Kan., for 32 years, retiring in 1975. He was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church and St. Catherine Knights of Columbus. Survivors include his wife, Ottila of the home; two sons, Alfred of Catherine and Derald of Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Joyce Crane of Shawnee and Patricia Vandenberg of Kansas City, Kan.; five brothers, Alphonse of Kansas City, Kan., Edwin and Clarence, both of Hutchinson, and Eugene and MUton, both of Hays; two sisters, Benita Boos of EUis and Normal Jean Fox of Golden, Colo.; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. The funeral wUl be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, the Rev. Michael Suchnicki officiating. Burial will be in St. Catherine Cemetery. A Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. and a parish vigil service at 7 p.m. today at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine, Hays 67601. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice or for masses. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Marjorie Anne Luea ELLIS — Marjorie Anne Luea, 78, EUis, died Saturday, AprU 28, 2001, at Hays Medical Center. Mrs. Luea was born Marjorie Anne Strohmeier on March 6, 1923, at Hays. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella of EUis. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E., on July 25, 2000; and two grandsons. Survivors include two sons, Gary of Ellis and Larry of Abilene; a daughter. Donna Honas of Ellis; a brother, Fred Strohmeier of Grand Junction, Colo.; two sisters, Laura Polcyn of RusseU and Louise Depperschmidt of Ness City; five grandchildren; and six great- grandchUdren. The funeral wiU be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Ellis, the Rev Kevin Weber officiating. Burial wiU be in St. Mary's Church Cemetery A prayer service wiU be at 7 p.m. today at Wasinger Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, EUis 67637. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation wiU be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral chapel. Paul E. Neville SAN DIEGO — Paul E. Neville, 69, San Diego, died Wednesday, AprU 25,2001, at San Diego. The funeral wiU be at 10:30 a.m. Mountain time Tuesday at Koons Chapel, Goodland, Kan., Dr. Chet Ross officiating. Burial wiU be in Goodland Cemetery Memorials may be made to the PaiU NeviUe Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home, 211 N. Main, Goodland 67735. Esther L. Lange Rollins AURORA, Mo. — Esther L. Lange RoUins, 79, Aurora, died AprU 9, 2001, at Aurora. Mrs. RoUins was born Jan. 31, 1922, at St. Paul, Minn., and was a former resident of Salina, Kan. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leo C. Lange; her second husband, Paul A. Rollins; and a son, Alan P. Lange. Survivors include a son, James A. Lange of Ossining, N.Y.; a daughter, Janice L. Foutch of Aurora; a sister, Audrey AUum of Tualatin, Ore.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchUdren. The service wUl be at 3 p.m. Friday at Roselawn Heights Memorial Chapel, 1920 E. Crawford, Salina 67401, Pastor Rus­ seU Glaser officiating. Inurn­ ment wiU be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society There wiU be no visitation. The body was cremated. Viola Lavina Shields MINNEAPOLIS — Viola Lavina Shields, 97, Minneapolis, died Thursday AprU 26, 2001, at the Minneapolis Good Samaritan Nursing Center. Mrs. Shields was born Viola Lavina DoUins on Nov 3,1903, at Paris, Texas. She had been a resident of California for many years serving as a minister in the Oakland and Almeda, Calif., areas. She moved to Salina in the 1980s and then to Minneapolis. Survivors include two sons, Albert of Lindsborg and WiUiam of Clear Lake, Calif.; two daughters, Faye Dudley of HedvUle and Doris Jackson of Salina; 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchUdren and great-great-grandchUdren. The service wUl be at 1 p.m. Monday at BrookvUle Cemetery, BrookviUe, the Rev Kevin Putman officiating. Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Minneapolis. Visitation wiU be from 1 to 4 p.m. today at Ryan Mortuary 137 N. Eighth, Salina. Allen "Al" Dale Welch EMPORIA — AUen "Al" Dale Welch, 84, Emporia, died Friday AprU 27,2001, at Vintage Manor, Emporia. Mr Welch was born May 11, 1916, at Scranton. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad for 32 years and owned the bar and restaurant in Hartford. He was a member of the Topeka Moose Lodge and was an Army veteran. His first wife, Floretta, died in 1985. Survivors include his wife, Brenda of Emporia; two daughters, Saundra Long of Bennington and Coeta Paris of Texas; a stepdaughter, Lisa Strawhacker of Emporia; a brother, Dean of Topeka; a sister, Maxine Haynes of Texas; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchil­ dren; and 11 great-grandchildren. The funeral wUl be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hartford United T SOY FUEL T GAMBLING Legalized slots? Dorft bet on it There's still a chance the bill could come back, but it's not likely By KATRINA HULL The Associated Press TOPEKA — Supporters gambled that a $206 miUion hole in the state budget had improved the odds for House approval of slot machines, but they came up short. The House voted 73-49 Friday against a proposal that would have permitted slot machines at dog and horse racing tracks. It was offered as an amendment to a bill correcting technical flaws in the state budget. Supporters had hoped that $60 million — the estimated revenue to the state from slot machines — would entice some House members who normally oppose gambling. "We have citizens in the state of Kansas who gamble. We don't want them to gamble, but it's happening," said Rep. David Huff, R-Lenexa, the amendment's sponsor. "Why do we have a blinder on? We don't have to raise taxes. We have an opportunity to bring $60 miUion into our state." But Rep. Bob BetheU, R- Alden, urged members to vote against the proposal. "It's a voluntary tax on those with hope in their hearts that they'll get rich fast," Bethell said. "This is hope built on something that will not only take their hope, but take their opportunity to succeed in life." Huff said he believed the debate over slots is over for the session. Rep. Ted Powers, R-Mulvane, sang, "Good-bye slots," when the tally appeared on the House's electronic vote board. House Speaker Kent Glasscock, R-Manhattan, wouldn't declare the issue dead, saying many proposals come back repeatedly But he added, "Forty-nine votes, that doesn't seem to be a very strong endorsement." The Senate voted 23-17 earlier this year to reject a slot machines measure, But Friday's proposal was different. It included the Eureka Downs horse track in Eureka, and Anthony Downs, which has both dog and horse racing, in Anthony Both run limited racing seasons. Like the plan the Senate rejected, the House proposal provided for slot machines at Camptown Greyhound Park, outside Pittsburg; Wichita Greyhound Park; and The Woodlands, which has separate dog and horse tracks in Kansas City, Kan. Huff said the machines would raise as much as $240 million a year — of which 25 percent, or $60 miUion, would go to the state. Huff's proposal did not designate how the state would use the money But Rep. Joe McLeland, R- Wichita, said the estimate didn't calculate what the state would have to pay to prevent crime related to casinos or lost wages for people addicted to gambling. However, Rep. Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, said Kansans already gambled at Indian casinos in the northeastern part of the state and at floating casinos in Kansas City, Mo. If slot machines were legalized. Burroughs said, the only difference would be that Kansas could keep the profits. "There's plenty of sin to go around," he said. Methodist Church, Hartford, the Rev Gary Harms officiating. Burial wiU be in Hartford Cemetery with mUitary services by BaU-McColm Post 5 American Legion, Emporia, and Lowry- Funston 1980, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Memorials may be made to Hartford Manor in care of Roberts-BIue-Barnett Funeral Home, Emporia. Visitation wiU be from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. James Roscoe Williams WOODSTON — James Roscoe Williams, 96, Woodston, died Saturday AprU 28, 2001, at Park View Care Center, Osborne. Mr. WiUiams was born Sept. 27, 1904, near High Point, Mo., and lived in the Woodston area for 57 years, moving from the Densmore area. He was a farmer and spiked for the Missouri Pacific RaUroad for many years. He was a past member of the Masonic Temple and received the degree of Master Mason. His wife, Edith Mae, died in 1990. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Vanderlip of Woodston and Donna Ives of Beloit; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. The funeral wUl be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Smith-Moore- Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. First, Stockton 67669. Burial wiU be in the Stockton Cemetery Memorials may be made to the Woodston United Methodist Church or Park View Care Center Visitation wiU be from noon to 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Americein farmers looking at soy fuel Making diesel fuel from soybeans would revive sagging market By PHILIP BRASHER The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Farmers are turning to an old idea — making diesel fuel from crops instead of petroleum — to rev up their income. Biodiesel goes back to Rudolf Diesel's first engine in 1895, which burned peanut oU. Now, farmers think biodiesel could prop up coUapsed soybean prices, and they are pushing Congress and states this year to require or subsidize use of biodiesel as a fuel additive. "We think the time is right for the product," said Ron Heck, who farms near Perry Iowa, but the Industry "nedds a kick- start." Truckers and railroads do not want the fuel to be required, while environmentalists fear the push to use biodiesel wUl slow the switch to cleaner energy sources such as natural gas. Biodiesel, which can be made from restaurant grease as weU as vegetable oil, costs three times as much as regular diesel, so it is only used, as an additive. Even then, adding biodiesel in small amounts raises the cost of fuel by several cents a gaUon, depending on the blend. Legislation expected to be introduced soon in Congress wovdd provide biodiesel with a break from federal fuel taxes simUar to that already provided to ethanol, a gasoline additive made from corn. Biodiesel production eventu- aUy could reach 2 biUion gallons a year — about 8 percent of the nation's current highway diesel consumption. — if it is subsidized to the extent that ethanol is, according to the American Biofuels Association. Meanwhile, a bill that has passed a series of committees in the Minnesota Legislature would require all diesel sold in the state to contain at least 2 percent biodiesel. The Minnesota legislation "has the potential to serve as a model for a national program or simUar programs in other states. The industry is very hopeful," said Jenna Higgins, a spokeswoman for the National Biodiesel Board, The trucking and railroad industries say the proposal would drive up their costs and contend it has not been proved that biodiesel can work in all engines and weather conditions. Airlines have joined the fight out of concern a biodiesel rule would indirectly increase the price of aviation fuel. "It would be like the truckers going to the legislature and saying we've got excess capacity, why don't we mandate that everything be hauled on trucks?" said John Hausladen, who represents Minnesota's trucking industry ON THE RECORD Animal shelter , These animals were picked up April 27 at the locations listed and taken to the Salina Animal Shelter, 329 N. Second. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Chocolate spade female Labrador (blue), 2300 block of Melrose; black and tan male Rot­ tweiler, 100 block of South Clark; buff female Cocker with purple collar, 1300 block of East Iron; black and tan male Yorkie with black collar, 1300 block of East Iron.; white and liver male German shorthair puppy, 400 block of South Connecticut; black, grey and tan male Austie mix, 400 block of South Connecticut; yellow female Labrador, 5100 block of East North. Marriage licenses Bryan Mykel Rageth, 22, and Lucinda Dawn Spurgeon, 21, both of Salina; Robert Joseph White Jr., 22, Fort Riley, and Michelle Shalee Richardson, 17, Salina; Charles V. Gaddy Sr., 36, and Jasmine Renee Letourneau, 24, both of Salina; James William Clark, 19, and Irlobyn Anne Somers, 18, both of Salina; John David Timson, 25, and Jonelle Lynn Berry, 25, both of Salina; Dustin Eugene Glavin, 20, and Tori Nicole Trumpp, 19, both of Salina; Shannon Christopher Cummins, 23, and Sarah Kathren Alderson, 20, both of Salina; Reymundo Moreno, 23, and Maxine G. Garcia, 31, both of Salina; Vernon William Weeks, 25, and Billie Jolea Deshazer, 30, both of Salina; Josh Brian Zsuzsics, 20, and Raelynne Elizabeth Tolson, 17, both of Salina; Thomas R. Claman Jr., 43, and Patricia A. Steele, 42, both of Salina; Don Martin Muir Jr., 31, and Darcy Rae Whitcher, 28, both of Salina; Brent Allen Rider, 22, and Monica Renee Crum, 21, both of Salina; Jason Drew O'Neal, 35, Salina, and Melana Diann Braaksma, 28, Clay Center. Divorces FILED — Susan I. Griffin vs. Larry C. Griffin (filed Feb. 15); Bobby W. Griffiths vs. Christa L. Griffiths (filed Feb. 20); Melisia Stallings vs. George A. Stallings (filed March 12); Marilyn M. Walker vs. Charles M. Walker (filed March 14); Paul N. Livengood vs. Melissa A. Livengood (filed March 23); Cynthia S. Austin vs. Russell D. Austin (filed April 2); Jay R. Copeland vs. Malissa D. Copeland filed April 5); Asny J. Vanhorn vs. Mark A. Vanhorn (filed April 6); Lori K. Mays vs. David E. Mays (filed April 6); Cynthia E. Ogans vs. Phillip E. Ogans (filed April 9); Joann C. Davis vs. David W. Davis (filed April 9); Shannon Foster vs. Ronald Foster (filed April 10); Thomas E. Salwasser vs. Melody Jean Salwasser (filed April 12); Michelle L. Greene vs. Marcus 0. Greene (filed April 12); Richard G. Graham II vs. Michelle L. Summers (filed April 16); Gregory L. Adams vs. Arleeta L. Adams (filed April 16); Ionia Belk vs. Fred Belk Jr. (filed April 17); Patrick Gerard Martin vs. Selinda Kay Martin (filed April 23); Alan Collette vs. Kristina Collette (filed April 18); Candle S. Arnold vs. Steven R. Arnold (filed April 18); Carol A. Goodwin vs. Gary A. Goodwin (filed April 18); Kimberly K. Sunderlin vs. Douglas Allen Sunderlin (filed April 18); Brenda Mae Jackman vs. Marshall Ray Jackman (filed April 18); Douglas B. Barksdale vs. Odener 0. Barksdale (filed April 20); Karyl Ann Hedberg vs. Mark Allen Hedberg (filed April 20). GRANTED — Adriana Jorden and Christopher Kelly Jorden; Dwayne C. Pearce and Stacy S. Pearce; Brian K. Norris and Linda G. Norris; Jana Michelle Fritz and Barry Adam Fritz; Shawn L. Chavez and Alfonso Chavez IV; Susan Kay Otte and Joel Luther. DISMISSED — Jason S. Bell and Sarah C. Bell; Angela Bartlett and Thomas W. Bartlett. Annulments FILED — Jennifer J. Pugh vs. Kelly J. Pugh. GRANTED - David L. Warner and Denise A. Warner. District court CIVIL FILINGS — Todd Jadlow vs. Wacky Fun Factory. Jadlow seeks a sum in excess of $16,000 for damages pursuant to a claim of fraudulent conduct. The suit alleges Wacky Fun Factory promised, Jadlow that there would be an exclusive distributorship for its vending machines in various McDonalds stores throughout Kansas contingent with Jadlow purchasing the machines but that such a distributorship was not available. First Bank Kansas vs.Timothy K. Comfort and others. First Bank seeks a mortgage foreclosure in excess of $47,700. First Bank Kansas vs. Bonnie J. Jones and others. First Bank seeks a mortgage foreclosure in excess of $41,100. First Select vs. Marion A. Bina. First Select seeks a sum in excess of $5,400 for amount owed on a credit card. First Select vs. Antoinette Boor. First Select seeks a sum in excess of $5,000 for amount owed on a credit card. Michael Gibbens, special administrator for and on behalf of Isadore J. Espinosa, deceased, and Dennis Ray Espinosa, individually and on behalf of all heirs vs. Royal Crest Living Centers of Salina, Inc., doing business as Holiday Resort of Salina. Gibbens seeks a sum in ex­ cess of $75,000 for pain, suffering and wrongful death resulting from negligence of employees of the defendants. First National Bank vs. Gary Poague. First National Bank seeks a sum in excess of $2,800 for amount owed on a credit card GMAC Mortgage Corp. vs. Raymond E. Zaragoza and others. GMAC Mortgage seeks a mortgage foreclosure in excess of $11,800. Discover Financial Services vs. John A. Luck. Discover Financial Services seeks a sum in excess of $3,600 for amount owed on a credit card. Salina Housing Authority vs. Sarah Purdham and Perry R. Purdham Jr. Salina Housing Authority seeks a sum in excess of $4,800 for rent owed. Rebecca Bonilla vs. Athena Bonilla. Rebecca Bonilla seeks a sum in excess of $5,400 for balance due and interest on a loan for a Chevy pickup. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Inc. vs. Darren K. Wilson and Michelle M. Wilson and Conseco Finance Servicing Corp. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage seeks a mortgage foreclosure in excess of $54,000. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage vs. Jesse S. Velasquez, Dora L. Velasquez and the Saline County Commissioners. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage seeks a mortgage foreclosure in excess of $115,000. gfflrUBDAY'S DRAWmCg DAILY PICK 3 5-7-1 WINNERS TAKE ALL 1-2-23-26-31 KANSAS CASH 5-8-9-18-20-22 Estimated Jacl<pot $100,000 POWERBALL 1-11-20-34-39 POWERBALL 37 Estimated Jacl<pot$'i6 million TODAY'S SCRIPTURE And observe what the Lord your God requires: Walk in his ways, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and requirements, as written in the Law of Moses, so tliatyou may prosper in all you do and wherever you go. — 1 Kings 2:3 (NIV)

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