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[THE SALINA JOURNAL NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1996 AH DEATHS & FUNERALS T CAMPAIGN '96 dbert J. Berger HERNDON — Robert J. Berger, 72, Herndon, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1996, at St. Joseph Hospital, Etenver. Mr. Berger was born Jan. 27, JJ92J5; at rural Herndon and was a lifelong resident of the area. He had been a farmer, was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and nights of Columbus 1845, both of e'rndon. ,was preceded in death by his _, Louise Marie, in 1989 and a $Mark Alan, in 1973. Survivors include a son, Kevin MJfJSays; three daughters, Debbie Escher of McCook, Neb., Roma |'f Settler of Aurora, Colo., and •*"—*•— Brown 6f Atwood; three „.,-..,; 'S, Clarence of Champaign, ! Iu\,\liaVern of McCook, Neb., and fpaleiof Thornton, Colo.; a sister, ^Marsha Barenberg of Arvada, Co- yj).;"and 13 grandchildren. ' < The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday .at St. Mary's Catholic jdChUfch, Herndon, the Rev. Dami- JXn Kichards officiating. Burial J will'be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. vn'l 'A;vigil will be at 7 p.m. today followed by a Knights of Columbus ^jpsary at the church. § A''memorial fund has been es- blofshed in his name. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to p.m. today at Williams Funeral ;6V0e, 109 N. Second, Atwood and after 5 p.m. today at the iXtrCh. zjjft E. Boese 'MARION — Ezra E. Boese, 72, lon» died Thursday, Oct. 24, j'at St. Luke Hospital, Marion. . Boese was born Oct. 19, at Inman and was a lifelong isjldent' of Marion County. He ras 'an automotive technician at Irv Schroeder Motors for 17 years. (l|e-was a member of Eastmoor jtfnited Methodist Church, Mari- li'He" was preceded in death by a son, Bob, in 1969 and a great- grandchild. Survivors include his wife, Ann of tolarion; a son, Larry of Valley Center; a daughter, Vickie Hajek Qf'iJost Springs; a brother, Andrew ,>pklahoma;: seven grandchil- and a great-grandchild, funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. j Saturday at Eastmoor United {Methodist Church, Marion, the < Rev. John Goering officiating. 1 Burial will be in Marion Ceme- ! Itery. J [ Memorials may be made to the } thjirph. t r .yifsitation will be from 10 a.m. j Ito 8/p.in. today at Zeiner Funeral frqnie, 205 Elm, Marion 66861. Candidates discuss county expenses KANSAS COLBY: Eula E. HERNDON: Robert J.Bergef LINCOLN: Albert Walker MARION: Ezra E. Boess County commission candidates don't know where to make cuts By DAN ENGLAND The Salina Journal RUSSELL: Earl M. Rogg OUT OP STATE Dr. Carl Segerhammar, thousand Oaks, Calif. eta C. Dix ! P#ILLIPSBURG — Fleta C. Dix, b2, PhiUipsburg, died Wednesday, t>ct.'-23, 1996, at Phillips County } Retirement Center, PhiUipsburg. • "Mrs. Dix was born Fleta C. jNedrow on Aug. 20, 1914, in Phillips County and was a long- <ij&e resident of Rooks and Philips counties. She was a home- •jnafcer. Survivors include a daughter, S r u>.Miller of PhiUipsburg; a •Martitner, Jerry Nedrow of Kirwin; «\wo sisters, Valeria Wiehl of ?Smith Center and Virginia Capps ?Sf Kirwin; and two grandchildren. f The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. ^aturday at OUiff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, PhiUipsburg, Pastor Fred .con officiating. Burial will be in ih Rock Cemetery, Rooks Coun- Mr. Rogg was born Feb. 24,1914, at Bunker Hill and was a resident of Russell since 1958, moving from the Pioneer community southeast of Russell. He was a farmer-stockman and a member of St. Marys Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Rotary Club, all of Russell, and AGCO board of directors. Survivors include his wife, Estella "Gobble" of the home; three daughters, Patricia J. Ludes of Great Bend, Barbara Maloy of Boulder, Colo., and Debra Dale of Mahtomedi, Minn.; a sister, Mae Dumler of Russell; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Russell, the Rev. Charles Steier officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Russell. A vigil will be at 7:30 p.m. today followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary at Pohlman's Mortuary, Russell. Memorials may be made to Russell Regional Hospital in care of the mortuary. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary, 610 N. Maple St., Russell 67665. Alvin "Joe" Schoendaler GRINNELL — Alvin "Joe" Schoendaler, 69, Grinnell, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1996, at Gove County Medical Center, Quinter. Mr. Schoendaler was born July 6,1927, in Wallace County and was a resident of the Grinnell area since 1942. He was a Marine veteran of World War II and an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a retired farmer and mail carrier. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Grinnell, 3rd Degree Knight of Columbus and Grainfield American Legion Post 301. Survivors include his wife, Peggy of the home; three sons, Ronald and Steven, both of Grinnell, and Stanley of Olathe; a brother, Arsenius "Stan" of San Jose, Calif.; three sisters, Josephine Schweitzer and Dolores Swank, both of Penole, Calif., and Rita Fisi of San Pablo, Calif.; and six grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Grinnell, the Rev. Roger K. Meitl officiating. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery with military rites. A wake will be at 8 p.m. today at the church parish hall. Memorials may be made to Gove County Ambulance Service or the church. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the parish hall. Koster Funeral Home, 217 Freeman, Oakley 67748, is handling arrangements. Candidates for the Saline County Commission, the State Board of Education and Saline County sheriff answered questions at a local forum Thursday mostly about how much control the boards should have. The forum, sponsored by the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters, was attended by about 25 people. All county commission candidates said they didn't know how expenses could be reduced. They all said the county's roads and bridges needed to be repaired, which costs money, and the county's growth demanded a growing budget. But Deane Allen, 3832 E. Country Club, the Republican candidate for the county commission's 2nd District, did say he thought the 11.5 percent growth in the county's budget was too much. T CELEBRITY "Having been a teacher, it's amazing how we seem to find the money when it's necessary." Chuck Culley Democratic candidate for the 3rd district county commission seat "Having been a teacher, it's amazing how we seem to find the money when it's necessary," said Chuck Culley, 802 Scott, the Democratic candidate for the 3rd District. "I don't know if we could cut expenses, but we could find better uses for the money we do have." The candidates spilt with their opponents on whether they would like to see a joint city-county planning staff. Allen said he would, while his opponent, Dean Seim of Gypsum and the Democratic candidate, said there's "no way he would support that." "I think there are too many problems with the rural county," Seim said. Culley said he could see some benefit in working with the city in development issues, but his Republican opponent, Doug Forsberg, As- saria, said he thought there were too many differences between the city and county to work together. Dennis McClintock, 2219 Kensington, Democratic candidate for sheriff, said it would be difficult to reduce expenses, but he would be open to the idea. However, he also would ask the commission for an increase in additional manpower to help cover the county better. "There have been times I've been out to an area all by myself," said McClintock, who was with the sheriffs office for 10 years before leaving to become a corrections officer. But Glen Kochanowski, 2379 Edward, the Republican candidate for sheriff, said he would make adjustments to get the most from the people already working. "No true administrator is going to say 'I have enough,' " Kochanowski said. "He is always going to want more people." Board of education The candidates for the State Board of Education traded barbs over certain forms of local control. Republican Scott Hill said sex education should be turned over to local control, while Democrat Eloise Lynch said the only thing that would hurt the children is them not having the education. Hill and Lynch also disagreed with how much control parents should have in the schools. Hill said just because children leave home to go to school shouldn't mean that parents shouldn't have a say in how they are taught. "The idea is ludicrous," Hill said. "We need parents to be involved." Lynch said she agreed with that but thought that involvement was better than parents attempting to take control of education. "I would ask my candidate how often he is involved with his children," Lynch said. "How much time does he spend with their education?" Esquire's 'Dream Girl' is just that—a dream By The Associated Press NEW YORK — She's got the requisite tousled blond mane, the pouty lips, the bedroom eyes, the killer body. Allegra Coleman, touted on the cover of the new Esquire as "Hollywood's next dream girl," has it all. There's just one problem: There is no Allegra Coleman. Coleman is a figment of writer Martha Sherrill's imagination — a faux phenomenon created to poke fun at the endless dance between celebrity interviewers and celebrity interviewees, a twisted two-step recorded in scores of glossy magazines (Esquire included). The real joke: The girl behind the bogus starlet, 20-year-old Ali Larter of Cherry Hill, N.J., is now fielding calls about her show business career. Her biggest role so far: Allegra Coleman. Her suitors reportedly include a cable TV network and a well- known Manhattan agent. "When you think it through, it's perfectly logical," said a laughing Edward Kosner, Esquire's editor in chief. "I think she's going to get a little career. Isn't that the ultimate irony?" Perhaps. But then Larter IS quite convincing as Coleman, "the star Quentin Tarantino dumped Mira Sorvino for ... the drop-dead beauty around whom Woody Allen recast his yet-unnamed fall 1997 release," as Esquire contributing editor Sherrill writes. The eight-page spread is a picture-perfect parody, complete with doctored photos of Coleman with boyfriend David Schwimmer of "Friends," with Tarantino at the Golden Globes and with Pauly Shore in a scene from "Jury Duty." Sherrill deftly parodies the breathless, first-person style ordinarily devoted to Gwyneth Pal- trow or Matthew McConaughey: "She complains that she has no friends in Hollywood, yet her press agent gives me a list of twenty- three people to call about Coleman. "I am not allowed to call her family. Especially, I am not allowed to bother her mother, who is in a three-year retreat in the Dordogne, at a Tibetan Buddhist Center." Coleman was hatched while Sherrill was interviewing Steve Martin for a profile tied to his "Sgt. Bilko" movie. Neither was particularly thrilled — Martin was flogging his film; Sherrill was on assignment. They discussed the inherent dopiness of the celebrity profile. Wouldn't it be great, Sherrill thought, to invent your own celebrity? A star was born. The unknown Larter, who's done commercials for Diet Coke and Star- burst, was selected because "she looked almost like someone from 'Melrose Place,'" Kosner said. Larter has already cashed in on her own instant celebrity — an appearance on "Good Morning America," an interview on the local ABC-TV affiliate, a story in Sunday's Times of London. • File photo "Allegra Coleman" is touted as "Hollywood's next dream girl" in the November issue of Esquire. The catch? "Allfgra Coleman" is a fictional "celebrity" portrayed by unknown aBtress Ali Larter. Dole / Did gambling on Perot fail? Memoriais may be made to HOS- Dr. Carl Segerhammar oice, ^Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to i p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the chapel, 1115 Sec- fond, PhiUipsburg 67661. v %ula E. Hockett L • COLBY — Eula E. Hockett, 91, -Goffiy, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1996, at Citizens Medical Center, Colby, •JVlrs. Hockett was born Eula E. RijjSseU on May 3, 1905, in Sher- ni^ij County and was a Colby resi- df»jj for many years. She was a re- tif«id laundry cleaner and a mem- b$wof Colby Chapter Order of Eastern Star 442. I'fjjie was preceded in death by her'husbands, John Cornett in 19J2, and Dale Hockett in 1979; and a Son, Robert L. Saunders. Survivors include a son, Larry G^aunders of Silver Lake; two daughters, Barbara J. Lee of Colby affifBoiinie Trompeter of Brew- st|ir| eight grandcnildren; and 14 gi$at-grandchildren. i f Jie funeral wiU be at 2 p.m. Satu;p^y at Kersenbrock Funeral OJfapel, Colby, Pastor Francis I$kv£rth officiating. Burial will b$Jn Beulah Cemetery, Colby. ;;^Eemorials may be made to the f or Progress Center in care of Colby bank or the chapel, sitation will be from 9 a.m. p.jn. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.M, Saturday at the chapel, 745 "•^ •-- club Drive, Colby JSJSBLL — Earl M. Rogg, 82, il, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A memorial service for Dr. Carl Segerhammar, 89, Thousand Oaks, will be Monday at Samuelson Chapel, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. Dr. Segerhammar died Tuesday, Oct. 22,1996, at his home. . Memorials may be made to Synod Office for scholarships at Pacific Theological Seminary, California Lutheran University or Bethany College, Lindsbqrg, Kan. Albert Walker LINCOLN — Albert Walker, 88, Lincoln, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1996, at Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln. Mr. Walker was born Aug. 19, 1908, at Lincoln and was a lifelong resident of the area. He had been an elevator manager and farmer. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, south of Lincoln. Survivors include his wife, Pauline of the home; a son, Craig of Lincoln; two daughters, Linda Plinsky of Osage City and Sandra Stewart of Springfield, Mo.; a brother, Lloyd of Lincoln; eight grandchildren; and seven great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, south of Lincoln, the Rev. Gerald Radtke officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church. Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. today and 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hall Mortuary, 111 E. Elm, Lincoln 67455, and from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. FROM PAGE A1 by The Hotline, a political news service, said this week that they expected Clinton to win — every single Democrat and every single Republican, too. But if it is easy to see why Dole felt he had to take action, it is harder to see why he decided to send his campaign manager, Scott Reed, to Dallas to try to persuade the fiercely independent Perot to fold his tent. Perhaps it was the advocacy of Reed, who has a reputation as a political gambler. Sen. Connie Mack of Florida, a staunch Dole backer, was one of the few Republicans who ventured a theory. Without audible fervor, he said, "Any time you can pick up a few points here or there it's worth the effort." Indeed, in Mack's state and in Texas, two of the four biggest states, late polls suggest that if Dole could pick up the votes of all the voters who currently support Perot that might be enough to swing the states into the Republi- can column. Dole leads narrowly in Texas, and Clinton narrowly in Florida; Perot is at about 6 percent in each. But there was no known reason for Dole to expect that Perot would quit the race after having laboriously and expensively won a position on the ballot in all 50 states for his fledgling party. To do so would not only deprive him of the limelight he so enjoys but would doom the Reform Party before it had contested its first election. Perot is faced with the prospect of polling less than 10 percent of the vote Nov. 5, less than half of the 19 percent he took in 1992. But the feisty Texan is not one to shrink from long odds. And despite the disingenuous comment of Elizabeth Dole on television Wednesday night to the effect that the Perots and the Doles were good friends, Perot was infuriated when the Republican nominee sought successfully to have him excluded from this year's presidential debates. He is still angry. Not surprisingly, Perot on Thursday dismissed the effort to get him out of the race as an absurdity that was completely irrelevant to the campaign. Even if Perot, for reasons unknown, had decided to stand aside in Dole's favor, there is no reason to suppose his backers would have followed him, sheep-like, into the Dole camp. They support Perot, after all, because they have already weighed the major-party candidates and found them wanting. And even if Perot had wanted his name off the ballot, in many states he could not have accomplished that. In some the deadline for withdrawal has passed and in others, little short of death can remove a name from the ballot. Finally, there are strategic considerations. A presidential candidate who trails badly entering the final days of a campaign has one supreme task: convincing the electorate that he still has a chance, can still catch up, is still worth supporting. If he cannot do that, many of his backers will stay at home, which is why politicians seldom concede that they are about to lose. What Dole did in dispatching Reed to Dallas makes that job a great deal harder for him, and cannot help others on the Republican ticket. Although some Republicans suggested that Dole had intended to keep the approach a secret and had been victimized by a leak, many more characterized the whole enterprise as a fool's errand and argued that no one could have thought something so startling could be kept quiet at the peak of a campaign. "He didn't quite sign his own death certificate with that little maneuver," said a Republican state chairman in the Midwest, "but he certainly told the whole world how sick his campaign is. I'm sure he did it in good faith. But in this part of the world Dole is 15 points down and Perot has only 5 percent, so it's hard to see what we gain, and our House candidates are in agony." ON THE RECORD Hospital report Salina Regional Health Center PENN ADMISSIONS — None. SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Faye E. Longbine and Richard L. White, both of Salina; Bobbie J. Weeks, Abilene; Lynda Kay Winiecki, Abilene; Eric Larson, Chapman; Hazel M. Crawford, Clifton; Dorine J. Kuhlmann, Smith Center; Loren Keith Burd, Wilson. DISMISSALS — Georga A. Butler, Carrie C. Baler and baby boy, Rosemary Barthelemy, Austin W. Freel, Robert M. Peterson and Guy R. Ryan III, all of Salina; Donald E. Kalivoda, Concordia; Jewell L. Snelling and baby girl, Ellsworth; Dorothy A. York, Healy; Brandon E. Stephenson, Lindsborg; Christine M. Fabrizlus, Minneapolis; Southworth baby girl, Solomon. Births BOY: Chris and Michelle E. Day, Salina, 8 Ibs. 4 ozs., born Oct. 23. GIRLS: Jennifer A. Peterson, Salina, 7 Ibs. 13 ozs., born Oct. 23. Mark and Lynda Kay Winiecki, Abilene, 7 Ibs. 15 ozs., born Oct. 23. District court CHARGED — James Robert Hay, 18, 2202 Wesley, charges of burglary, felony theft and forgery in connection with a burglary at 109 Baker. Taken was $1,566 In cash and $420 in jewel- THURSDAY'S DRAWING DAILY PICK 3 7-3-0 LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 ry, belonging to Robert Benfield. Hay also had a forged check on the Farmers Credit Union of Mankato from the account of Kenneth West. Bradley Wayne Hulen, 27, address unknown, charges of felony theft and criminal depravation of property in connection with a vehicle taken Oct. 9 from 1108 N. 10th. Robert William Gaylord, 25, 306 S. College, charges of cultivating marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of school property, possession without tax stamps and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with an incident March 13 at 306 S, College. Clarence W. Carr, 40,1007 N. 10th, charge of habitual traffic violations in connection with a traffic stop Oct. 18 in the 1200 block of West Republic. Lester Ray Smith, 31, 127 N. Ohio, charge of habitual traffic violations in connection with a traffic stop Oct. 21 in the 900 block of Riverside. Eldrige Bell Jr., 26, 1307 Pawnee, charge of aggravated battery in connection with a burglary of a car belonging to the Salina Airport Authority, while it was parked in the 100 block of South Santa Fe. Taken was a two-way radio, beacon light and 35mm camera; $1,715 loss. Francisco Javier Anchondo, 31, 1705 Beverly, charge of robbery for the holdup of a cab driver in the 1600 block of Beverly on Oct.18. Taken was $10 cash and a pack of cigarettes. Shawn Wayne Smith, 19, 304 S. Santa Fe, and Alfred Kidd, 19, 821 N. Second, charges of two counts of burglary, two counts of felony theft and two counts of criminal damage to property in connection with the burglary of a vehicle belonging to the Kansas Department of Transportation at 1100 N. Third on Oct. 8, and burglary of another vehicle belonging to Robert Scheller, 437 Missouri, on Oct. 11. Taken in the first burglary was a laptop computer, software and hand tools valued at $4,316. Stolen in the second burglary was $1,368 worth of stereo equipment. SENTENCED — Roger Crooks, 42, 337 S. Seventh, one year in prison total on eight counts of felony theft for money missing from the accounts of the Masonic Temple between December 1994 and November 1995; two- year probation granted. Amy J. McManes, 19, Montezuma, seven months in prison for theft and seven months for conspiracy to commit theft, in connection with checks used to buy more than $1,000 in items from two Salina stores; two-year pro- bation granted. Shawn Satterfield, age and address not available, 13 months for possession of methamphetamine and one year, concurrent, for possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident in Salina; two-year probation granted. Christopher Blake Brown, 34,701 N. Fifth, 13 months in prison for one count of felony theft and seven months on each of two other theft counts, to run concurrently with the first count, for stealing lawnmowers and an air conditioner from Salina residences; two- year probation granted. John Henry Sims IV, 36,676 Duvall, 15 months total sentence for possession of cocaine, possession without tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident Dec. 25 at his residence; two-year probation granted. Animal shelter These animals were picked up Oct. 23 at the locations listed and taken to the Saline County Animal Shelter, 1960 W. Old Highway 40. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Brown and black male cocker spaniel, Crawford and Halstead; red male spaniel mix, State and Halstead; red and black female pomeranian, Brookville area. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "But he that is joined unto the Lord is one spirit." — Corinthians 6:17

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