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5-13 comwoni GROVE Odden STATS HISTORICAL SOCIETY KsJ03IAL B'JILDINj TCrZKA, KS. 66613 eoooqoo oooooooooooooococ some MEPIIJIBIICAK PUBLISHED DAILY EXCEPT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY NUMBER 91 MONDAY, MAY 10, 1982 COUNCIL VOLUME 109 1' tmJt fc. Thatcher Convenes War Cabinet, Report British Troops Prepared To Land London (AP) British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher convened her emergency "war cabinet" today amid signs that Britain is prepared to land troops on the Argentine-occupied Falkland Islands. The British Foreign Office said London will do all it can to reach a negotiated settlement in the crisis. But informed military sources said a ship with 2,500 British troops and paratroopers is only hours away from the Falklands.

At the United Nations, Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar said today he sees reason for hope that Britain and Argentina will reach a peaceful solution. For a third day, he's holding separate talks with British and Argentine officials. Supports Reagan Proposal Denmark (AP) Reagan got a word of support for his nuclear arms reduction proposal from an old foe today. Former President Jimmy Carter speaking in Denmark -called the pitch for reductions in arsenals of nuclear missiles and warheads an excellent move. But Carter said he'd rather see the administration pursue the "SALT Two" arms pact with the Soviet Union.

The Kremlin leveled a thinly veiled attack on the United States today at the opening session of an anti-nuclear war conference in Moscow. Soviet Premier Nikolai Tikhonov never mentioned the U.S. by name. But he said war hysteria is being whipped up by what he called proponents of the cold war. American evangelist Billy Graham will address the Soviet-sponsored church conference Tuesday.

May Leave Cabinet Washington (AP) Reagan may suffer his first cabinet defection. White House spokesman Larry Speakes said in Chicago today that Energy Secretary James Edwards is "considering" a post as president of the Medical University of South Carolina. But the "Washington Post" said Edwards has already told the White House he's leaving. President Reagan will return to the White House this evening after a day of speeches in Chicago. He'll visit a black high school, attend a Republican fund-raiser and give a speech to the YMCA in which he'll call for more volunteerism from the private sector.

Eighth graders at USD 417 attendance centers will be guests of the National Honor Society chapter Wednesday at Council Grove high school. The annual event gives the soon-to-be freshmen an opportunity to tour the building, visit classes, meet high school staff members, etc. The Braves' boys golf team was one of the favorites in today's Class 4A regional tournament at Clay Center. The top two schools in the event will advance to the state tournament. Members of the Council Grove tournament team are: Neal Dellett, Jeff Schraeder, Steve Keplar, Jarrett Franklin, Kyle Hickman and Brian Bolen.

The Council Grove Invitational freshman-sophomore track meet is scheduled Tuesday. Field events are to start at 2:30 p.m. --C. M. INJURED IN ACCIDENT SATURDAY EVENING Louene Miser received a bump on her head and complained of neck pain following an accident about 7:45 p.m., Saturday, at the intersection of Hockaday and South Mission streets.

She was admitted to the Morris County Hospital. According to the police report, Lori Steere was traveling on Hockaday. She reported that Miss Miser pulled out in front of her from a stop sign, and Lori Steere was anable to avoid a collision. Damage to the 1972 Steere pickup truck and the 1976 Miser two-door sedan was listed as more than $300. Russell Metcalfe, Dunlap, and Jimmy Wishon and Patrick Steere were passengers in the Steere pickup.

Local Students Receive Two Ratings At State Council Grove high school forensics students received two ratings Saturday at the State Speech and Drama Festival at Kansas State University. Shawn Pearson and Rex Matthews earned the top honor in improvised duet acting, and Carla Proehl in prose interpretation. They were awarded gold medals. Earning certificates for "II" ratings were: Billy Shade and Mary Jane Matthews, duet acting, and Miss Proehl, poetry interpretation. More than 40 high schools competed in the state festival.

BREAK THREE FROSH, SOPHOMORE RECORDS Council Grove high school athletes broke three season freshman-sophomore records Friday while competing in the Cottonwood Valley League track meet. They were: Tiffani Thompson, girls long jump, 15-5; girls 440-yard relay (Thompson, Christy Hunter, Shelly Swenson and Teresa Pattison), 57.3; and Wayne Burton, boys shot put, 36-4 'A. TO AID VETERANS Lowell R. Kraum, veterans' service representative of the Kansas Veterans' Commission, will be in Council Grove Tuesday, May 11, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the court house.

Veterans, their dependents or survivors who wish his assistance with matters pertaining to veterans' benefits may see him then. MEN'S EVERYWHERE GOLF TOURNAMENT A men's everywhere golf tournament is scheduled Wednesday evening at Council Grove Country Club. Participants must sign up by 5 p.m., with tee-off set for 5:30 p.m. Rex Harmon Dies Rex Harmon, 80, died Saturday at the Morris County Hospital. He was born Jan.

8, 1902, in Latimer to Horace and Clara Belle Glazier Harmon. Harmon, who had been a minister for the Church of Christ, had lived in Council Grove since 1968. He was a member of the American Legion, and had served in the Army during World War II. He was married to the former Eva Griffis. Surviving relatives include his wife; one daughter Ruth Peacock, Guymon, and two grandchildren.

A graveside service is planned Tuesday at Elmhurst Cemetery in Guymon, Okla. Kendall Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to the family, with a decision to be made later on what the funds will go for. Santa Fe Trail) League Track Titles To Marion, Six New Marks Six Cottonwood Valley League track records were broken or tied here Friday as Marion captured both the girls and boys championships. Centre was the runner-up to the Warriors in the girls division, with Berean Academy pushing Marion in the boys race.

Council Grove ended up fourth in the girls standings and sixth in the boys, division. The new CVL records were set by: Pontious, Centre, girls shot put, 37-2 (old mark 36-534 by Beth Wiens, Council Grove, 1981); Goering, Berean Academy, girls mile run, 5:47.03 (old standard 5:47.9 by VanBuren, Marion, 1975); M. Nickel, Berean Academy, girls 300-meter intermediate hurdles, 50.22 (new event); Stahl, Chase County, girls 880-yard run, 2:29.9 (old record 2:32.8 by Vasholtz, Herington, 1980); and the Marion boys 440-yard relay team, 45.2 (old mark 45.9 by Centre, 1978). M. Nickel, Berean Academy, tied the girls high jump record when she cleared 5-2.

She shares the CVL best with Funk, Hillsboro, who cleared that height in 1976. The team scoring: Girls Marion, 135; Centre, 122; Berean Academy, 89; Council Grove, 45; Herington, 36; and Chase County, 35. Boys Marion, 152; Berean Academy, 120; Centre, 107; Herington, 59; Chase County, 56; Council Grove, 30. CVL champions in each event, and Council Grove and Centre athletes placing in the top six: Girls Discus 1. Pontious (C) 102-5, 2.

Hunter (CG); High Jump -1. M. Nickel (BA) 5-2, 5. Koencny (C), 6. K.

McDiffett (CG); Shot Put 1. Pontious (C) 37-2, 6. Oborny (C); Long Jump -1. Burkholder (M) 16-0'4, 2. K.

McDiffett (CG), 3. Thompson (CG), 4. Costello (C), 5. Klenda (C), 6. S.

McDiffett (CG); 100-Meter Hurdles -1. Nickel (BA) 17.4, 3. Tajchman (C), 6. Nowak (C); 880-Yard Relay 1. Marion 1:53.3, 2.

Centre; 100-Meter Dash 1. Snelling (M) 13.05, 2. Costello (C), 4. Meyer (C), 6. Klenda (C); Mile Run -1.

Goering (BA) 5:47.03, 2. Pattison (CG), 5. Gutsch (C); 440-Yard Relay 1. Marion 53.91, 2. Centre; 400-Meter Dash 1.

Burkholder (M) 1:02.26, 3. Meyer (C); 300-Meter Intermediate Hurdles -1. M. Nickel (BA) 50.22, 2. Tajchman (C), 5.

Tyler (CG), 6. Schild (C); 880-Yard Run 1. Stahl (CC) 2:29.9, 3. Bevan (C), 4. Nielson (CG); 200-Meter Dash -1.

Costello (C) 27.88, 2. Meyer (C), 4. Silhan (C); Two-Mile Run 1. Swartz (M) 13:35.2, 2. Gutsch (C), 6.

West (CG); Mile Relay 1. Berean Academy 4:26.38, 3. Council Grove, 4. Centre. Boys Javelin -1.

Herrmann (H) 159-2, 4. Smith (C), 6. Wolgast (CG); Pole Vault 1. Wiebe (BA) (Continued on Page 2) Mattie Rioth Rites Mrs. Mattie Elizabeth Rioth, Ottawa, passed away Saturday at an Ottawa nursing home where she had lived for five years.

She was 91 years old. She was born Dec. 19, 1890, at Delavan to John R. and Bertha May Tebow Stephenson. She grew up in Delavan and lived in Council Grove for several years before moving to Ottawa in 1974.

She married John Rioth Feb. 25, 1915, at Wilsey. He preceded her in death, as did an infant grandson, John M. Rioth Jr. Mrs.

Rioth was a member of the First Baptist church in Council Grove, where she taught various Sunday school classes for many years. She also was a member of the Nimble Fingers Sewing Club here. Survivors include: two sons J. Marion Rioth, Ottawa, and Lawrence Harold Rioth, Sedalla, one sister Mrs. Josie Wigle, Wilsey; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, at the First Baptist church, Council Grove, with burial to be in the Wilsey Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 o'clock, tonight, at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Ottawa. She will lie in state after 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, until service time at the First Baptist church. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist church, Council Grove. GROVE, KANSAS (Birthplace of the Harry Nickoley Harry Nickoleys To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Mr.

and Mrs. Harry Nickoley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday during an open house at the Dwight city building. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. It will start at 7 p.m. Hosts for the event will be: Mr, and Mrs.

Loren Nickoley, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Burgerhouse and families, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Nickoley and family, and Jamie Nickoley.

-y WHITE CITY STUDENTS TOUR COUNCIL GROVE Third grade students from White City were in Council Grove Friday to tour historical points of interest. Shirley Briggs was the tour guide, and Anna Rees and Lucia Walker were hostesses at the Seth Hays Home. Included in the group were: Jim Hooper (teacher), Danny Bixler, Babbett Britt, Tricia Britt, Douglas Diekmann, Sven Helms, Mark Kosechequetah, Jenny Laude-mann, Stephanie Laudemann, LeAnn Lawrenz, Rebecca New--bury, Michele Wildman, Karen Holm; Mrs. Ron Britt, Mrs. Audrey Kosechequetah, Mrs.

Keith Diekmann, Mrs. Jerry Britt and Todd, Mrs. Ron Laudemann, Mrs. Darrell Maybee, Mrs. J.

L. Wildman and Michael, Mrs. R. C. Schweitzer, Mrs.

Richard Holm, Mrs. Rebecca Newbury and Mrs. James Palmer. MORRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL NOTES Admitted: Sunday Flora Griffiths of White City, Evelyn Combs and Aileen Welch; Saturday Steven Griffin of Parker, Stella McClintock and Louene Miser; Friday Rex Harmon, Guymon, and Mary Ludwig. Dismissed: Sunday Steven Griffin, Parker; Saturday Lloyd Hanna, Wilsey, and LaVina Holmes.

Transferred: Sunday Aileen Welch to Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center, Topeka; Friday -Mary Ludwig to St. Francis Hospital, Topeka. HIS BROTHER DIES THIS MORNING Earl Potter, a brother of Clark Potter, died this morning in Topeka. Funeral service will be at 9 a.m., Wednesday, at Parker-Price Funeral Home, Topeka. Memorial contributions should go to Southwest Christian church, 5747 Huntoon, Topeka.

ATTEND CONVENTION Mr. and Mrs. Larry Long were in Chicago last week to attend the True Value Hardware convention. Dies Today Aileen "Rick" Welch died this morning at Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center, Topeka. She was admitted Sunday to the Morris County Hospital and then transferred to Topeka.

Additional information and funeral arrangements are to be announced later by Kendall Chapel. LAURIE LEFFLER ELECTED DELEGATE FROM KANSAS Laurie Robidou Leffler, Ameri-cus, a. junior majoring in elementary education at Emporia State University, was elected one of three delegates from the state of Kansas to represent Kansas students in the field of teaching at the National Representative Assembly for Student National Education Association to be held in Des Moines, next spring. The election was held April 30 in Topeka, where delegates from colleges throughout the state of Kansas attended the Kansas Representative Assembly for SNEA. Laurie currently is president of the ESU chapter of SNEA.

She also was elected vice-president of Region 2 in the state at the April 30 meeting. Kansas Student National Education Association is parented by the Kansas National Education Association for those already in the teaching field. Riverside BIdg. On National Historic Register Mr. and Mrs.

Floyd L. Adams and Mr. and Mrs. Duane S. Adams have received word the Simcock HouseMark's Apartments, now known as Riverside Apartments, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places March 11.

This property was listed on the Register of Historic Kansas Places June 30, 1979. In revealing the listing, the present owners acknowledged with full credit the research and history provided to them by the previous owner, Mrs. Lee Marks, who still lives in the building. Originally enacted in 1977, the State Preservation Law was amended in 1981 to widen the range of state or local goverment activities affecting historic properties that are subject to review by the State Historic Preservation Officer. Implementation of the Protective Measurers pf.

the Kansas Historic Preservation Law affect only those buildings, structures, sites, objects and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places or the Register of Historic Kansas Places. The program of registering these places recognizes' that the importance of heritage conservation and preservation is not only what it means from the past but that the inspiration of past achievements is relevant to motivate achievements of the present and future. CRYTS EXPLAINS CAUSE HE IS FIGHTING FOR Little Rock (AP)-Wayne Cryts says the cause he is fighting for is bigger than some people think. The 35-year-old Puxico, farmer is jailed in Arkansas for civil contempt of court. He has been in the Pope county jail at Russellville since April 28, when he refused to tell federal bankruptcy Judge Charles Baker of Little Rock who helped him take grain involved in a bankruptcy case.

In a weekend interview, Cryts said he is fighting for more than just a farmer's right to reclaim grain from a bankrupt elevator. Said Cryts, "There are private property ownership rights they cannot take away from you without due process of law and the chance to go into the court." Cryts took 31,000 bushels of grain from an elevator at New Madrid. That was in February 1981 six months after owners of the James Brothers Elevators, based in Corning, began bankruptcy proceedings. Cryts moved the grain to an elevator at Bernie, and the following July, he moved the beans again. Farmers who support Cryts say bankruptcy laws should be changed so that a farmer doesn't lose money when an.

elevator where he has stored grain goes bankrupt. And Cryts noted that farmers are not the only ones who suffer because of bankruptcy laws. MRS. ERNEST PHELPS TO HAVE SURGERY Mrs. Ernest Phelps, formerly of Delavan, is a patient in the Herington Municipal Hospital.

She will have surgery there Friday, May 14. COURTHOUSE VISITORS Recent visitors at the Morris County Courthouse included: Pearl Hoch, Joann Kahnt, Richard Claypool and Leslie Comp, White City; and Richard Forsberg, Burdlck. Braves Win CVL Golf Crown, Dellett Medalist Council Grove swept the top three medalist spots Friday at Herington, en route to winning the Cottonwood Valley League golf championship by a 75-stroke margin. The Braves also won the Herington Invitational title, and took the top four individual positions in that position of the competition. In the CVL meet, Neal Dellett carded a 74 to take medalist honors.

Steve Keplar was second with a 76 and Jarrett Franklin third with a 76 (lost playoff). In the six-man standings used to determine the league placings, Council Grove posted a 481. Centre was the runner-up with 556, followed by Herington at 558, Marion 595 and Chase County 780. Other results and scores posted by Council Grove and Centre golfers: Two-Man 1. Council Grove, 152 (Dellett, 35-39-74, and Jeff Schraeder, 38-40-78); -2.

Herington, 166; 3. Centre, 191 (K. Herbel, 50-42-92, and Suffield, 52-47-99); 4. Chase County, 210; 5. Marion, 216.

Four-Man 1. Council Grove, 329 (Keplar, 40-36-76; Franklin, 41-35-76; Kyle Hickman, 44-43-87; and Brian Bolen, 45-45-90); 2. Centre, 365 (Nickel, 43-47-90; Olson, 49-46-95; D. Herbel, 45-46-91; and Riffel, 44-45-89); 3. Marion, 379; 4.

Herington, 392; 5. Chase County, 570. Non-league schools competed with CVL teams in the Herington Invitational portion of the tournament. Dellett was medalist, followed by Keplar, Franklin and Schraeder in the next three spots. The top three teams, plus Centre placings, in the meet: Two-Man 1.

Council Grove, 152; 2. Emporia, 162; 3. Herington, 166; 6. Centre, 191. Four-Man 1.

Osage City, 325; 2. Council Grove, 329; 3. Ernporia, 336; 5. Centre, 365 Six-Man --1. Council Grove, 481; 2.

Emporia, 498; 3. Osage City, 514; 5. Centre, 556. ACCIDENT FRIDAY NEAR ALTA VISTA Kevin McBee, Pittsburgh, and Orval McBee, Fort Riley, were taken to Irwin Army Hospital, Fort Riley, to be examined for possible injuries, following an accident about 2 p.m., Friday, 11 miles north of Council Grove on K-177 and then one-quarter mile off the highway on a county road. According to the accident report, Kevin McBee was driving a 1973 two-door and was westbound on the county road.

He went off the road, into a ditch, back across the road, into a field and collided with a culvert. Damage to the vehicle was listed as more than $300. REPORT $10,000 DAMAGE IN TRUCK VANDALISM Approximately $10,000 in damages and stolen items has been reported by Kopptronics, Kansas City, after a truck it owns was ransacked about one mile north of Alta Vista, in a field off K-177. The incident happened sometime between 6 p.m., Wednesday, and 8 a.m., Friday. Besides damage to the truck and its tool boxes, tools and batteries were stolen.

The Morris County Sheriffs Department is investigating. LINNEA ANDERSON SALE An auction of furniture, tools, antiques and collectibles and miscellaneous personal property will be held by Linnea Anderson at the home in White City Saturday afternoon, May 15, at 12:30 o'clock. Lee and Tim Remy will be auctioneers. SMALL CLAIMS COURT Frank Litke has been awarded a judgment against David Henson in small claims court. Amount of the judgment was $200 plus interest, and $5 costs, to recover the purchase price of two guns purchased from the defendant, which were stolen.

HAIR SPRAY BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)-Sprayed hair doesn't have to look that way, says Patrik Moreton, a hair stylist. "I like to use an aerosol spray on hair, then run my fingers through the hair. This loosens the hair so that you have the body and the durability but not the set look," the stylist said. "Like anything in excess, too much spray is bad," he added.

Shell Northern Israel Israel (AP) Schools and shops in northern Israel were open today after local residents spent the night in bomb shelters following Palestinian shelling of the area. The Israeli cabinet met in special session today to talk about the first raids on northern Israel in 10 months, which followed Israeli raids on PLO targets in southern Lebanon. Lebanese officials said at least 16 people were killed and 58 others wounded in Sunday's raid. Israel reports no casualties. Mr.

and Mrs. SIGNS INTANGIBLES, EXCISE TAX BILLS Topeka (AP)- A pair of bills repealing the statewide intangibles tax and allowing cities and counties to reimpose it as a local option excise tax were signed into law Friday by Governor John Carlin. The controversial intangibles tax was repealed in the waning hours of the 1982 Legislature. That came after the state Supreme Court ruled in March that cities, counties and townships could not vote to reduce or eliminate the tax on an individual basis. The bill signed Friday eliminates the three percent tax on interest and dividend income.

However, the companion measure allows local governments to reimpose it as an excise tax. Since 1977, 25 counties, 114 cities and 169 townships have voted to reduce or eliminate the tax. According to the bills signed Friday, local governments must decide by June 15, whether to reimpose the tax as a local earnings tax. In the cities, counties and townships where the tax is put back on, taxpayers will have until Aug. 1, to file the tax return with their county treasurer.

Allen, MacLaird Ike Champions Darren Allen won the discus and 100-yard dash, and Elizabeth was a gold medal winner in the 330-yard intermediate hurdles to pace White City high school to sixth place finishes in both divisions Friday at the Eisenhower League track meet, at Manhattan. They boys scored 37 points and the girls 24. Allen broke his own school and senior record in the discus, with a toss of 153-8 (old mark 150-11). Miss MacLaird lowered her own school and sophomore standards in the 330-yard hurdles (50.17 old best 51.8) and 100-yard hurdles (17.55 old mark 17.7). She was fifth in the 100-yard event.

Allen's winning time in the 100-yard dash was a personal best, 10.37. Others placing for the Huskies were: Girls MacLaird 2nd in high jump (4-10) and fourth in long jump (15-0'4). Boys Allen 2nd in shot put (44-11 White City meet record); John Love 4th in long jump (18-10 Huskies meet record) and Richie Albrecht 4th in javelin (139-9 White City meet mark). Other White City meet records were set by: Ken Kuntzman, 120-yard high hurdles, 20.61; Love, two-mile run, and Mark Herpich, 330-yard intermediate hurdles, 54.14. Members of the Huskies' track squad have broken 62 meet records to date this season.

SUIT FILED HERE Gary Allen and Tom Alexander have filed a recovery of money suit against Duane Davis in district court. The plaintiffs ask for $2,704.99 plus interest due on a promissory note. TAMMY HALL IN EMPORIA HOSPITAL Tammy Hall has been admitted to Newman Memorial Hospital, Emporia. She is in room 269. MM Vrain Chance Of Rain Tonight (Headings at office of Corps of Engineers Council Grove Reservoir) Maximum and minimum temperatures for the weekend period ending this morning were 81 and 49, with the 8 a.m., recording being 62 degrees.

High and low readings for the 24-hour periods: 8 a.m., Saturday 76 and 49; 8 a.m., Sunday 80 and 59; and 8 a.m., today 81 and 60. Reservoir pool elevation is 1270.41 feet above sea level. Surface water temperature is 59 degrees. High and low temperatures a year ago were 72 and 36, with 1.35 inches of rain reported. FORECAST MORRIS COUNTY High this afternoon was to be around 80, with tonight's low expected to be in the low 60s.

Scattered thunderstorms were to move into the area by tonight. Tuesday's highs will be in the 70s. KANSAS Highs today were to be in the 80-85 degree range. Scattered thunderstorms were to develop in western Kansas today and spread eastward. Overnight lows will be in the mid 40s northwest to the low and mid 60s east.

Tuesday's highs should be in the mid 60s northwest to the upper 70s elsewhere. EXTENDED FORECAST (Wednesday through Friday) Highs will be in the mid 60s, with lows in the 40s..

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