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r THE SALINA JOURNAL MEWS SUNDAY, MAY 18, 1997 AH DEATHS & FUNERALS V MOCK EXPLOSION Floyd R. Beard Floyd R. Beard, 67, Salina, died Saturday, May 17, 1997, at his home. Roselawn Mortuary, Salina, is handling arrangements. William Edmunds Sr. MARION — William Edmunds Sr., 80, Marion, died Thursday, May 15,1997, at his home. Mr. Edmunds was born Jan. 9, 1917, at Marion and was a Marion resident since 1946. He worked at the Mack Welling Lumber Co., retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Church of Christ and Veterans of Foreign Wars, both of Marion. Survivors include his wife, Virginia of Marion; a son, William Jr. of Marion; a stepson, Melvin Honeyfield of Marion; four daughters, Paula Edmunds of Rochester Hills, Mich., Becky Vannocker of Hillsboro, Debbie Schmidtberger of Altoona, Iowa, and Nancy Edmunds of Marion; a brother, Robert of Marion; a sister, Delores Ottensmeier of Marion; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. The service will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Marion Cemetery, the Rev. David Branson officiating. Memorials may be made to the Veterans Hospital, Wichita. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm, Marion 66861. Gertrude L. Klein Today's oWtutrtai SALINA Floyd R. Beard Elsa F. Lassman KANSAS BURDETT: Gertrude L. Klein CLAY CENTER: Merle "ButT Young HERINGTON: David M. Tiny" Timpson HILL CfTY: VWHam Wayne Owen MARION: William Edmunds Sr. MINNEAPOLIS: Adda Mae Stelter OAKLEY: Lena NeIKe TESCOTT: Jesse Eugene Morrtcal BURDETT — Gertrude L. Klein, 89, Burdett, died Friday, May 16, 1997, at Hays Medical Center. Mrs. Klein was born Gertrude Saxton on May 7, 1908, at Burdett and was a lifetime area resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women, both of Burdett. Her husband, Charles "Roy," died in 1986. Survivors include three sons, Randall of Atwood, Allen of Rozel and Lynden "Lyn" of Hays; two daughters, Nila Walker of Hays and Neva Klein of Wichita; a sister, Edith Saxton of Burdett; eight grandchildren; two stepgrand- children; and 10 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Burdett, the Rev. Rob Sehmutz officiating. Burial will be in Browns Grove Cemetery, Burdett. Memorials may be made to the church. (' Visitation will be from 10 a.m. [ to 8 p.m. today at Morell Funeral Home, 1021 N. Broadway, Larned 67550, and from 10 a.m. until the service time Monday at the church. Elsa F. Lassman Elsa F. Lassman, 95, Salina, died Friday, May 16, 1997, at Kenwood View Nursing Home, Salina. Mrs. Lassman was born Elsa T IMMIGRATION Immigrants benefit U.S., study says Non-Americans may be adding $10 billion to economy each year By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Immigration raises the cost of public services in areas with large numbers of immigrants, but the influx of non- American residents benefits the U.S. economy overall, a study released Saturday said. Immigrants — both legal and illegal — may be adding as much as $10 billion to the economy each year and have little negative effect on job opportunities for most citizens, the National Research Council said, "It's true that some Americans are now paying more taxes because of immigration, and native- born Americans without high school educations have seen their wages fall slightly because of the competition sparked by lower- skilled newly arrived immigrants," said James Smith, chairman of the panel that produced the report. "But the vast majority of Americans are enjoying a healthier economy as the result of the increased supply of labor and lower prices that result from immigration," said Smith, a senior economist at the Rand Corp. based in Santa Monica, Calif. Immigrants may add as much as $10 billion to the economy each year, Smith said. The study came under immedi- at£ fire from Rep. Lamar Smith, R- Texas, chairman of the House immigration subcommittee. He accused the authors of overemphasizing the positive aspects of immigration and minimizing the cost. Baggett on Dec. 22, 1901, at Glencoe, Okla., and was a Salina resident for six years, moving from Wichita. She was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ladies Aid Society and Senior Citizens Club, all of Wichita. Her husband, Otto, died in 1972. Survivors include four sons, William "Gene" of Lawrence, Lawrence of Vienna, Va., Murle of Joplin, Mo., and Keith of Salina; a brother, Roland Baggett of Illinois; three sisters, Dorothy Leberak and Wilma Vis, both of Waupun, Wis., and Cleo Brinkman of Carmichael, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Culbertson-Smith Mortuary, Wichita, Pastor John Niermann and Chaplain John Pool officiating. Burial will be in Wichita Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wichita. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the mortuary, 115 S. Seneca, Wichita 67213. Jesse Eugene Morrical TESCOTT — Jesse Eugene Morrical, 2, rural Tescott, died Saturday, May 17,1997, at his home. Geisendorf-Rush Smith Funeral Home, Salina, is handling arrangements. Lena Nelke OAKLEY — Lena Nelke, 89, Oakley, died Friday, May 16,1997, at Logan County Hospital, Oakley. Mrs. Nelke was born Lena Dickman on April 24,1908, in Sheridan County and was a lifetime resident the the Oakley and Angelus area. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and Altar Society and Daughters of Isabella, all of Oakley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Conrad H., in 1986; and an infant daughter, Elizabeth. Survivors include two sons, Conrad J. of Phoenix and Leonard of Westminster, Colo.; a daughter, Mayetta Riener of Harrison, Ark.; two brothers, Henry Dickman of Grinnell and Joseph Dickman of Overland, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Oakley, the Revs. Roger K. Meitl and Bill Surmeier officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Angelus. A rosary and wake will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Kennedy-Roster Funeral Home, Oakley. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph School or St. Paul's Cemetery Fund, Angelus. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 217 Freeman, Oakley 67748. William Wayne Owen HILL CITY — William Wayne Owen, 75, Hill City, died Friday, May 16,1997, at Hill City. Mr. Owen was born Dec. 5,1921, at Bunker Hill and was a lifetime Hill City area resident. He was in the military for 23 years and was a retired lineman for Norton Decatur Electric. His wife, Shirley Ann, died in 1993. Survivors include four sons, Anthony Frank and Dennis Carl, both of Hill City, Michael Wayne of Salina and Wayne William of Grants Pass, Ore.; two daughters, Julie Anne Webster and Sue Archer, both of Hill City; four brothers, Charles of Monterey, Calif., Billy and Michael K., both of Hill City, and Don of Bogue; five sisters, Vivian Eicher of Liberal, Alice Rome of Hill City, Mable Harris and Ethyl Anderson, both of Bogue, and Velma Jean Anderson of Joliet, 111.; and 13 grandchildren. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hill City Church of God, Pastor Howard Guidry officiating. Burial will be in Fort Riley Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Graham County Public Library. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday at Spencer Chapel, 522 N. Pomeroy, Hill City 67642. Adda Mae Stelter MINNEAPOLIS — Adda Mae Stelter, 77, Minneapolis, died Saturday, May 17, 1997, at Ottawa County Hospital, Minneapolis. Mrs. Stelter was born Adda Mae Hancock on Sept. 22, 1919, in Lucas County, Iowa, and was an Ottawa County resident since 1954. She was a ward clerk at Ottawa County Hospital for 25 years, retiring in 1996. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Ada, United Methodist Women and was a former Sunday School teacher. Her husband, H.L. "Blondie," died in 1987. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth of Minneapolis and Ron of Salina; a brother, Noel Hancock of Longmont, Colo; two sisters, Leila Taylor of Storm Lake, Iowa, and Esther Peterson of Escondido, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shields Funeral Home, 405 Argyle. Minneapolis 67467, the Rev. Gene Langhofer officiating. The body was donated to the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. Memorials may be made to Ottawa County Hospital. There will be no visitation. David M. "Tiny" Timpson HERINGTON — David M. "Tiny" Timpson, 24, Herington, died Friday, May 16,1997, at Geary Community Hospital, Junction City, as a result of a car-farm implement accident north of Herington. Mr. Timpson was born May 8, 1973, in Westerly, R.I., and was a resident of Herington since May 1, 1997, moving from Woodbine where he had lived since 1991. He was a former resident of Muncie, Ind. He worked at Fort Riley for the UNC/Lear Services and was a member of the Christian Church, White City. Survivors include his mother, Lynne Madill of Woodbine; his father, David R. Timpson of Wakefield, R.I.; his fiance, Krista Kaye Giffen of Herington; a sister, Paula Lyn Madill of Woodbine; a brother, Daniel Mark Madill of Woodbine; and his grandmother, Elsie Elizabeth Boldt of West Warwack, R.I. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Christian Church, White City, Pastor Jeff Aenk officiating. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Donahue Funeral Home, 404 S. Broadway, Herington 67449. Merle "Bud" Young CLAY CENTER — Merle "Bud" Young, 81, Clay Center, died Friday, May 16, 1997, at Clay County Hospital, Clay Center. Mr. Young was born Sept. 23, 1915, in Clay County and was a resident of Clay Center since 1972, moving from Morganville. He was a Marine veteran of World War II. He was a farmer and a member of the Morganville United Methodist Church, Clay Center BPOE and Clay Center Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Gladys of the home; two sons, Robert and William, both of Wichita; a brother, Roland of Morganville; a sister, Zola Hildenbrand of Westmoreland; five grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, Clay Center, the Rev. Frank DeFisher officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center. Memorials may be made to the church or Meadowlark Hospice. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday at Neill-Schwensen- Rook Funeral Home, 918 Seventh, Clay Center 67432. The Associated Press An explosive charge blows apart an old French Boeing 747 during Saturday's test at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, north of London. 747 blown up in anti- terrorism test French jet should have survived three blasts in reinforced cargo areas By EDITH M. LEDERER The Associated Press BRUNTINGTHORPE, England — Researchers blew up a jumbo jet on an airport tarmac Saturday to test new British and U.S. technology aimed at minimizing damage during mid-air bombings. It was an effort to determine whether reinforced cargo areas could help a plane withstand terrorist strikes like the 1988 explosion that destroyed Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The initial verdict: A bombproof plane is a long way off, but engineers can partially insulate cargo areas. "We're just making the job harder and harder for the terrorists," said Ken Hacker, a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration research manager. U.S. officials also monitored the explosion's sound to compare it with a cockpit recording of the final moments of TWA Flight 800; the cause of that flight's explosion off New York's coast last July is still undetermined. The guinea pig in Saturday's experiment was an old French jumbo jet wired with four bombs to explode simultaneously under warm, hazy skies at Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome, about 110 miles north of London. As expected, the controlled explosion in an unprotected rear area tore a huge hole in the fuselage, sending up clouds of debris and showering bits of luggage onto the tarmac. But the three other blasts — testing reinforced cargo areas — shattered windows and left a small crack but did not tear the outer skin of the plane. "We're just making the job harder and harder for the terrorists." Ken Hacker research manager lor FAA Engineers, who began assessing damage even as firefighters surrounded the plane, said neither the broken windows nor the crack should have prevented the plane from flying. But Richard Wright, a spokesman for Britain's Defense Evaluation and Research Agency, said: "It will be a long time before we discover the exact effects of what's happened." The retired Air France Boeing 747-100 had been pressurized to simulate flying at about 30,000 feet, and the bombs were about triple the size of the device that destroyed the 1988 Pan Am flight. That bombing, which killed 270 people, spurred new research on improving safety against air saboteurs in both the United States and Britain. The British research agency developed two of the ideas tested Saturday, and the FAA brought the third. In one British test, the cargo container was slightly strengthened and eight inches of foam padded the space between the container and fuselage shell. In the second, a flexible lining similar to body armor was inserted along the walls and floor of the cargo area. Officials from the FBI and U.S. National Transportation Safety Board were on hand for Saturday's test. But NTSB spokesman Peter Goelz said their observations may be of little benefit, given that the Flight 800 explosion was in a different section of the plane. ON THE RECORD HMpttrtNprt Salina Regional Health Center SANTA FE ADMISSIONS — Lela D. Dame, James E. Foust, Mary Franco, Mary Jane Hendrix, Alisa A. Ray and Sherylynn Wiesen, all of Salina; Renne A. Losh, Concordia; Jerry A. Jackson, McPherson; Maxine D. Constable, Minneapolis. DISMISSALS — Maria Calzada, James E. Foust, Debra Hamden and baby girt and Cheryl L. Higle and baby boy, all of Salina; Amanda Graves and baby boy, Abilene; Audrey Pingel and baby girl, Beloit; Karen Tanger and baby gin, Bridgeport; Opal Ohlde, Clay Center; Karfiyn Champlin and baby girl, Concordia; Ruth Vodraska, Ellsworth; Angela Joyner and baby boy, Jamestown; Arlene C. Hannebaum, Minneapolis; Betty L. Lawrence, Norton; Quentin Patee, Osborne; Stella M. Patee, Osborne. DAILY PICK 3 3-4-4 KANSAS CASH 3-5-6-15-29-32 Estimated Jackpot $425,000 POWERBALL 14-24-25-29-31 POWERBALL 36 Estimated Jackpot $11 million LOTTERY SCENE Category 4866 BOY: Jarvis and Alisa Ray, Salina 7 Ibs. 5 ozs., born May 16. GIRLS: Richard and Karen Tanger, Bridgeport, 7 Ibs. 8 ozs., born May 13. Lela Dame, Salina, 6 Ibs. 13 ozs., born May 16. Jose and Mary Franco, Salina, 7 Ibs. 12 ozs., born May 16. Renee A. Losh, Concordia, 7 Ibs. 11 ozs., born May 16. Dtstrfct court CIVIL FILINGS — Sondra Leatherman, Eddy Leatherman, L.J. Leatherman and sheila Leatherman Warhurst vs, Michael Lum, D.O. The Leather- mans, as the wife and adult children of Rodney C. Leatherman, deceased, seek a sum in excess of $50,000. The suit claims Lum failed to recognize symptoms of angina and heart irregularities suffered by Rodney Leatherman during an examination on Nov. 14, 1995. Leatherman died later that day at a Wichita hospital. Salina Scale Sales & Services Inc. vs. Randy Dix, doing business as Dix Construction. Salina Scale seeks payment regarding an agreement for defendant's use of a truck and trailer and work on a scale pit that was to be performed. The suit seeks $636.35 for repairs to the truck, $2,224 owed for a lease and a sum in excess of $18,600 required to correct work on the scale pit performed by the defendant. Megan R. Ross and Marilyn J. Lytle vs. Conklin Cars and Toyota Motor Credit Corp. Ross and Lytle seek a restraining order ordering the defendants to return a vehicle leased by Ross and Lytle, that the defendants pay $234.31 for each month Ross remains disabled, along with civil penalties totaling $10,000, and costs. The suit claims Ross and Lytle believed the lease included disability insurance, and that Ross became disabled and was unable to make monthly lease payments. Donald D. Jayne vs. Kennedy and Coe. Jayne, of Key Employment Services, claims a breach of contract against Kennedy and Coe. The suit claims the agreement was that Kennedy and Coe agreed to pay Key Employment Services money if a candidate for employment referred by Key Employment accepted a job with Kennedy and Coe. The suit claims that as a result, Key Employment submitted an invoice to Kennedy and Coe that remains unpaid. The suit seeks a sum in excess of $13,500. First Eagle Funding Corp. vs. Tim J. Banninger and Kathy R. Williams. First Eagle seeks a sum in excess of $1,500 for money owed on a loan. First Eagle Funding Corp. vs. Samuel Hall. First Eagle seeks a sum in excess of $1,100 for money owed on a loan. Sunflower Bank vs. Bryan Hernandez and Spring Hernandez. Sunflower seeks a sum in excess of $15,300 for money owed on a loan, and that it be allowed to foreclose its security inter- est and take possession of a 1991 Dodge Stealth Turbo automobile. Charles Heath Sr., also known as Charlie Heath, and Patricia A. Heath vs. Simon 0. Nelson, deceased, and others. The suit seeks judgment of the Heaths' title to real estate. Security Savings Bank vs. Maximo Guzman Jr. and others. Security seeks a mortgage foreclosure in excess of $30,100. City of Salina vs. Sei Partners, a Kansas Limited Partnership. The suit seeks title to real estate through eminent domain to allow for construction of improvements to the intersection of South Ohio Street and Belmont Boulevard. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. vs. Mike Smith, doing business as Superior Electric. State Farm seeks a sum in excess $50,000 to cover payments it was forced to make for damages to a home at 110 Mount Barbara, and debris removal. The suit claims a fire that extensively damaged the home was caused by faulty wiring done by Smith or his employees. Under terms of the policy, State Farm paid the homeowners, Merle J. Hodges and Melissa Hodges, the sum of $84,250. State Farm also paid $5,000 to the City of Salina for debris removal. CIVIL DISMISSALS — Jerry L. LaPlant vs. Scott A. Clark, doing business as Scott's Floor Covering. Suit dismissed on motion of both parties. Brown Welding Supply vs. Lampton Welding Supply Inc. Suit dismissed by motion of both parties. Lori Wells vs. Robert Prater and Margaret Prater. Suit dismissed by motion of both parties. April Miller and William B. Sorenson Jr., bankruptcy trustee, vs. Eldean V. Kohrs. Miller's suit concerned a claim of breach of ethics by Kohrs, a Salina psychologist, whom Miller said made inappropriate sexual statements to her during a counseling session. The suit was dismissed as the result of a settlement by the parties. The settlement totals $37,000. The agreement states payment is not to be construed as an admission of liability, and Kohrs denies negligence or fault in the case. ivw*^v^^v ^NP^^MV^PW Theodore English McNeal, 29, and Jennifer Lynn Clincy, 26, both of Salina; Joseph H. Wallingford Jr., 22, and Andrea L. Vertin, 21, both of Salina; Randy Ray Jennings, 33, and Shawn Christine Bobbins, 27, both of Salina; Jeffrey Michael Grant, 34, and Debra Ann Presley, 33, both of Salina; William Lewis Beasley, 29, and Hannah May Huiett, 31, both of Salina; Kenneth Dale Gawith, 27, and Marci Rene' Peck, 26, both of Salina; Marvin Eric Falk, 24, Valley Center, and Carrie Lynn Bonebrake, 23, Lawrence; Michael Joseph Baker, 36, and Teresa K. Hammonds, 29, both of Salina; Ronald Arthur Bearnes, 45, Culver, and Carol Lee Mick, 44, Bennington; Jeremy Dekyle Schropp, 20, Assaria, and Michaela Raine Wageman, 23, Salina; Jerold Dean Cox, legal age, and Heather Leigh Haines, legal age, both of Salina; Richard Lex Livingood Jr., 48, and Mary Kathleen Claussen- Correia, both of Salina; Robert Eugene Seller Jr., 28, and Sara Elizabeth McBride, 23, both of Salina; Thomas Edgar Pennington, 27, Salina, and Ginger Marie Jones, 21, Atchison; William Wesley Whitley, 34, and Krista Lynn Jones, 24, both of Salina; Jesus Manuel Lagos, 23, and Melissa Jo Dawn, 23, both of Salina; Alex Jay Sherman, 34, and Melinda Suzanne Hernandez, 22, both of Salina; Paul Glenn Griffith, 32, and Sonja Marie Burch, 23, both of Salina. Divorces FILED — Claude R. Sokol vs. Pamela G. Sokol; Thomas M. Holloway vs. Young Hui Holloway; Sabrina L. Brown vs. Gerald S. Brown. Pofce Hotter BURGLARY — A videocassette recorder, a TRS-80 Tandy computer, a three-door tool chest, about 30 assorted hand tools, a jigsaw, a stereo mixer and a Montgomery Ward lawn mower belonging to Larry J. Wray were taken from 421 S. Ninth between 2 p.m. April 9 and 9:30 a.m. May 10; $900 loss. INJURY ACCIDENT — Dustin L. Bloom, 13, 509 S. Ninth, was treated at Salina Regional Health Center for injuries he received when the bicycle he was riding collided with a car at 7 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Lewis Avenue and Crawford Street. Bloom was westbound on the sidewalk of Crawford when he collided with a car driven by Scott D. Johnson, 27, 907 Pearl, who was northbound on Lewis and turning right onto Crawford. Street swoops* The City of Salina will be sweeping the following areas this week: South Street to Crawford Avenue and Fourth Street to the west city limits; and North Street to Crawford Avenue and Fourth Street to the east city limits. It is helpful if the property owners have the curbs and gutters clean of large items and parked vehicles. Animal shelter These animals were picked up May 15 at the locations listed and taken to the Saline County Animal Shelter, 1960 W. Old Highway 40. Phone 826-6535. DOGS — Black, brown and grey male heeler, 400 block of East Ellsworth; black male Labrador and chow mix, 600 block of North Seventh; liver and white female pointer, 700 block of Commanche. CORRECTION Because of a Journal error, the name of Ellsworth javelin thrower Miranda St. Clair was misspelled in a story in Saturday's edition on the North Central Activities Association track meet. TODAY'S SCRIPTURE "Preserve me, O God: for in tliee do I put my trust." — Psalms 16:1 Matthew Ryan Sanchez Jan. 27,1975 - May 18, Sadly missed by liis family. Henry and Fran Sanchez, Nancy Sanchez, Manny Sanchez, Ken and Pain (Sanchez) Post, Kaleigh, Dana and Meghan Post.

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