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The Oskaloosa Independent from Oskaloosa, Kansas • Page 10

The Oskaloosa Independent from Oskaloosa, Kansas • Page 10

Oskaloosa, Kansas
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P. 10 THURSDAY. MAY 24, 2001 THE OSKALOOSA INDEPENDENT Two fruit tours scheduled this summer ittuarie: Friendship meals for senior citizens May 28 through June 1 Monday: Memorial day. No meals served. Tuesday: Fiesta ranch chicken, rice pilaf, Japanese style vegetables, California pasta salad, roll, and strawberry parfait.

Wednesday: Baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, stewed tomatoes, carrot-raisin salad, roll, and pineapple. Thursday: Beef and noodle casserole, Brussels sprouts, red gelatin with fruit cocktail, roll, and lemon bars. Friday: Menu not available at press time. Meals are served at noon in the senior center of the Delaware Township Hall, Valley Falls, and at the Hannah Apartment Complex in Oskaloosa. For information call 945-3714 or 863-2411.

on his changing fruit production and marketing strategies. The June 6 tour will start at Gary's Berries at 10 a.m. and then proceed to the Rees Fruit Farm where lunch (approximate cost of $5) will be offered before a tour of the Rees Farm and store. Gary's Berries is located approximately 6 miles east of Topeka on Hwy 24. Look for his sign on the north side of the highway and follow signs south to the farm.

Rees Fruit Farm is about 4 miles west of Gary's Berries on Highway 24 at the junction of US-24 andK-4. To allow plans to be made for food and drink, confirm your intention to participate in either of these tours by calling Christy Nagel in the KSU Horticulture Department at 785-532-6173. Dothistroma needle blight It's time to consider options for controlling Dothistroma needle blight of Austrian and ponderosa pines. The blight infects pine needles in May, but symptoms don't really appear until fall. By that time it is too late to adequately control the disease.

Scout trees now to determine whether or not control measures are needed. Look for excessive needle drop on the lower third of the tree canopy. The Kansas Fruit Growers Association and Kansas State University Research and Extension have announced two summer fruit tours this year. Summer fruit tours provide the public with an opportunity to visit commercial fruit growing operations and are specifically aimed at fruit producers or those interested in producing fruit commercially. This year, one such tour will be held in Jefferson County.

On June 6, tour participants can pay a visit to Gary's Berries at Grantville and to the Rees Fruit Farm near Topeka. Gary Starr and his family grow strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and pumpkins at their farm. Their main production centers around strawberries using an intensive annual strawberry production system, with raised beds, plastic mulch and drip irrigation. Rees Fruit Farm has been in the family for about 100 years. It is the largest commercial fruit farm in Kansas.

Rex Rees and family produce apples, peaches, cherries, grapes, plums, strawberries, blackberries, and other fruits and vegetables. Their farm store is open year-round, and is renowned for its cider slush. Rex will give an update DONOVAN JAMES ECK Donavan James Eck, 31, Lawrence, died May 16, 2001, at a Lawrence hospital. Mr. Eck was a telecommunications engineer at The University of Kansas campus in Lawrence for two years.

He had worked for the Capital Electric Co. in Kansas City and as a construction engineer for the North Kansas City Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He was born July 1 1, 1969, in Fort Carson, the son of James Joseph and Donna Louise Colvin Eck. He graduated from Jefferson West High School in Meriden and earned a bachelor's degree in engineering at Kansas State University in 1993. He lived in Ozawkie before he moved to Lawrence.

Survivors include his parents, James J. and Donna L. Eck, Ozawkie; a brother, Eric J. Eck, Ozawkie; two sisters, Jamie D. Reece, Olathe, and Joey D.

Eck, Ozawkie; and grandparents, Mary Eck, Meriden, and Clara Colvin, Topeka. Graveside inurnment services were May 18 at St. Aloysius Cemetery in Meriden. Barnett's Meriden Funeral Chapel was in charge of David Hallauer Jefferson County Extension Agent Agriculture 4-H and Youth KSU Research and Extension email: Affected needles will be marked by small, one-eighth-inch brown spots bordered by a yellow halo or they will show a Tialf-leaf symptom in which the outer half of the needle turns brown while the half nearest the branch remains green. If you just have a few trees with the disease, apply a Bordeaux mixture in mid-May and again in mid June.

Be sure to cover the needles thoroughly. If your sprayer cannot reach the top of the tree, at least make sure you achieve good coverage of the bottom half of the tree where most of the needle blight infection occurs. Table Cover $12.50 paper $14.50 plastic The Independent 607 Delaware Oskaloosa Get up to $300 Cash Back or 6 Months Flo InterestNo Payment! MARIAN M. WATSON Marian M. Watson, 80, Lawrence, died May 14, 2001, at Providence Place Nursing Home, Kansas City.

She was born Sept. 2, 1920, in Nor-tonville, the daughter of Ralph H. and Elizabeth Baur McCoy. She was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy Waves, serving from 1944 to 1946.

She worked for Southwestern Bell in Kansas City, until her retirement in 1984. Mrs. Watson was a member of the American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 Auxiliary and VFW Alford-Clarke Post 852 Auxiliary, both in Lawrence. She attended West Side Presbyterian Church and was a member of its Dorcas Circle. She married George D.

Watson Nov. 3, 1948, in Liberty, Mo. He died May 31, 1972. Survivors include a sister, Joan Binkley, Topeka. Funeral services were May 18 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. The family suggests memorials to West Side Presbyterian Church, sent in care of the mortuary. Don Reynold 774-2650 Winchester, KS 66097 MONUMENTS. INC. 785-354-7005 785-843-2484 3 201 S.

Topek Topeka, KS 66603 811 E. 23rd uwrence, KS 66044 Meeting for the Oskaloosa Youth Encountering Christ each Sunday 4 to 6 p.m. OYEC room, 31 3 Jefferson, Oskaloosa (rear entrance) For more info call 863-31 1 0 Experience Christ's love at FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 402 Liberty at Hamilton Oskaloosa (1 blk N. of Courthouse Square) Worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m.

Sunday Youth Programs-Middle School Call for schedule Telephone: 863-2592 41-tfd PUBLIC NOTICE Install a qualifying high efficiency York central air conditioner or heat pump between April 1 and May 31, 2001, you can earn up to $300 cash back. Or if you qualify, get FREE financing-no payments and no interest for six months. Bonus: FREE 5-year parts labor on selected models. Itffp i Call Superior Comfort today for a free estimate. Ask about the savings with high-efficiency equipment Delnes Zero-Turn tisw and Used Units Esioostrations SUPERIOR COMFORT HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING Nortonville 877-219-1426 rOWMEPAIlTSCSHK CEMETERY MONUMENTS JIM BRAUM MERCER FUNERAL HOME REPRESENTING MONUMENT DESIGN 785-945-32231 PUBLIC NOTICE (Published in The Oskaloosa Independent May 10, 17.

and 24, 2001)3t NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS TO: TERRI HALSETH, AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRA- TORS, DEVISEES, TRUSTEES, CREDITORS AND ASSIGNS OF EACH OF THE DEFENDANTS AS MAY BE DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSES OF THE DEFENDANTS; THE UNKNOWN) OFFICERS, SUCCESSORS, TRUSTEES, CREDITORS, AND ASSIGNS OF EACH SUCH DEFENDANTS AS ARE EXISTING, DISSOLVED OR DORMANT CORPORATIONS; THE UNKNOWN EXECUTORS, DEVISEES, TRUSTEES, CREDITORS, AND ASSIGNS OF SUCH OF THE DEFENDANTS AS ARE OR WERE PARTNERS IN ANY PARTNERSHIP, THE UNKNOWN GUARDIANS, CONSERVATORS, AND TRUSTEES OF SUCH OF THE DEFENDANTS AS ARE MINORS OR ARE IN ANYWISE UNDER ANY LEGAL DISABILITY, Defendants. You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in the District Court of Jefferson County, Kansas, Case No. 01-CV- 48 by Michael and Alice Shughart praying that an installment sale contract be canceled for the purchase of certain real property located 215 E. Main Meriden, Kansas, and you are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 21st day of June, 2001, in the District Court of Jefferson County, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition.

Michael and Alice Shughart Oskaloosa XroHJoo The Nortonville Sons of the American Legion recently conducted the annual 16-and-under fishing derby May 12. The contest began at sunrise and prizes were awarded for biggest bass, catfish, crappie and most total pounds. The weigh-in began at 4 p.m. for the 42 boys and girls who attended. Ritchie Page, Nortonville, brought in the biggest bass of the day at 5.75 pounds.

Stephen Lane, Valley Falls, caught the biggest catfish at 4.25 pounds. Sam Gerety, Nortonville, caught the biggest crappie at 1.7 pounds. David Williams, Oskaloosa, won the title of having the most pounds of fish by weighing in at 21.5 pounds. Door prizes were given to all who participated and a fish fry was held with more than 225 pounds of fish caught. PAT educators attend St.

Louis conference Educators involved in the Parents As Teachers program in Jefferson County school districts attended the 10th annual international conference in St. Louis in late April. The four-day professional development conference helped instruct educators who work with parents and their young children. County schools have been supporting the PAT program since 1990. It provides guidance to families and helps parents learn about early childhood development.

Sponsored by the Northeast Kansas Education Service Center, PAT has served 207 families this year. It employes six parent educators. PAT works on the philosophy that "babies are born to learn and that parents are their first and most influential teachers." The regional office can be contacted at (785) 887-6711. Mowers 36-46-tfc City-wide 45-1 tc MEANS CONSTRUCTION Bldg. Sites Basements Misc.

Dirt Work TERRACES WATERWAYS PONDS BRUSH CLEARING (913)796-6478 James B. Means, McLouth Kramer Agency Insurance Ozawkie, Kansas (next to Post Office) 876-2493 office Homeowners Commercial Lines Farmowners Auto W.A. Kramer W.J. Kramer 876-2445 876-2489 23-tfc HEETCO Oskaloosa and Lawrence, KS No Tanks To Buy For Better Gas Service Call Collect 843-4655 6-tfc OSKALOOSA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 785-863-3334 Oskaloosa, KS 66066 Rick Smoots Dump Truck Service Marcus Woodhead, Driver (913) 796-6095 -Home (785) 691-5081 Mobile 25886 Fairmount Road McLouth, KS 660S4 Rick and Debby Smoots (913) 796-6461 Garage Sales Contact: Terry or Peggy Reiling (785)863-2152 No charge to include your sale. Sponsored by Oskaloosa Chamber of Commerce Food workshop for childcare providers A workshop for childcare providers wanting tips for getting children involved with food preparation will be held Saturday, June 2, in Oskaloosa.

Barb Stueve, a food program coordinator with NEK-CAP will present the two-hour workshop starting at 8:30 a.m at the Jefferson County Health Department. The workshop will offer activities in food preparation for all ages along with ways to incorporate cooking projects into menus for the day. "Children learn to work together and become aware of a variety of foods," Stueve said. "And children enjoy eating what they have made." 1st Presbyterian Church Jefferson Cherokee, Oskaloosa (12 block West of Hwy. 59) Serving all of Jefferson County Sun.

School 4 til 9:15 a.m. Worship ............10:30 a.m. Phone 863-2773 42-eow-tfc CHURCHES FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF OSKALOOSA Bible Study 10 a.m. Worship Services 11 a.m7 p.m. Youth Group 6 p.m.

Paul A. Reed, Pastor, 863-2328 Countryside Baptist Church Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 1 1 a.m. Youth Meeting 6 p.m. Evening Worship 7 p.m.

Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. Ch. Ph. (785) 863-2038 Oskaloosa Concrete Inc. Concrete Construction Driveways Sidewalks Patios Free Estimates (913) 796-6998 or (913) 796-6337" KING'S CONSTRUCTION Earth Moving, Ponds, Terraces, Waterways, Brush Clearing, Tiling, Tile Terraces FLOYD KING DAN KING E.O.E 863-2534 KENT KING Oskaloosa, KS 47-tfc ROBBINS HARDWOOD FLOORING fi Third Generation of Poor Professionals Installation Repairs Sanding Refinishing Free Estimates BRYAN ROBBINS 407 Westview (913) 796-6273 McLouth, KS 66054 Midwest Interior Design 316 Washington, Oskaloosa (785) 863-3027 Carpet, Vinyl, Wallpaper.

Levelour Blinds Artie Owen, Consultant 11 -tic I Courtyard Floral Gifts 31 3 Jefferson Oskaloosa 1-888-383-3455 (785)863-3455 Delpha Forshee, Owner DONNA J.K0L0JAC0 Insurance Agency Selling All Lines of Insurance 610 Liberty Oskaloosa, KS 66066 785-863-3400 FAX 785-863-3444 19-tte Cart Btrectorp 37-47-Uc IftTmtoCktComfortabU' 41-31-7tc U.S. A. Service 47-37-110 .1 Life Savers of the (Published in The Oskaloosa Independent May 10, 17, and 24, 2001) 3t IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, KANSAS PROBATE DIVISION In the Matter of the Estate of WILMA C. SMITH, Deceased CaseNo.01P30 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59 NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The State of Kansas to All Persons Concerned: You are hereby notified that a Petition dated April 27, 2001, has been filed in this Court by Annie Annis, creditor of the Estate of Wilma C.

Smith, deceased, praying that the Court appoint an administrator of the estate, preferably an heir of the deceased, but no heir is appointed, then Ronald Schneider, a duly licensed attorney residing and practicing in Lawrence, Kansas, should be appointed as administrator. You are further advised that the Petitioner in this matter has requested administration pursuant to the Kansas Simplified Estates Act, and if such request is granted the Court may not supervise administration of the estate and no further notice of any action of the executor or other proceedings in the admnistration will be given except for notice of final settlement of the decedent's estate. Should written objections to simplified administrar tion be filed with the Court, the Court may order supervised administration to ensue. You are hereby required to file your written defenses to the Petitioner of Creditor for Letters of Administration under the Kansas Simplified Estates Act on or before June 6, 2001, at 9:00 a.m. in this Court in the City of Oskaloosa, in Jefferson County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard.

Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the estate within four months from the date of the first publication of this notice as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited they shall be forever barred. Annie Annis, Petitioner Prepared by: Ronald Schneider 10386 900 Massachusetts, Suite 601 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785)841-2040 Attorney for Petitioner SEDLAKAGENCY Winchester, Ks. 66097 Fire-Auto-Life Ins -Real Estate Ruth Dan Sedlak, Brokers 913-774-4444 Winchester, Ks. Dan and JoAnn Sedlak Realtor Associates 913-774-2055 Winchester.

Ks. Crushed Rock Hamm Quarries Rock-842-3236 Office-597-5111 Perry, KS 66073 tfc Improvement Construction Service Electric Heating AC Plumbing (913) 796-6168 McLouth JIM MOORE CONSTRUCTION CABINETS Residential Light Commercial Box 111 McLouth, KS 66054 (913)796-6871 (913)796-6215 1-tte Oskaloosa Flower Shop 524 Liberty Ctw C1 'ni 1 Oskaloosa, KS 66066 863-2888 Marilyn Noble, OWNER Floral Design Balloons Catering Weddings Anniversaries Funerals is i 1 1(1 5 Thank you on this Memorial Day and every day. Katie Barnett Barnett Funeral Oskaloosa and Meriden.

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