The Manhattan Mercury from Manhattan, Kansas on May 3, 1993 · 2
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Manhattan, Kansas
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Monday, May 3, 1993
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A2 Monday, May 3, 1993 LOCAL The Manhattan Mercury Riley County Wants long-term paving program Staff Reports Riley County hopes someday to develop a permanent pavement management program, one that ' would maintain county roads on a regular basis. But before such talk can be taken seriously, the county must play catchup tp get roads that are in sickly shape up to par. This year's county road situation has been called the "biggest road disaster since my time in Police ; Juvenile Detention Reports A juvenile detention was reported in reference to a child in need of care. Subject was released to foster parents. Two juvenile detention reports were filed in reference to shoplifting. Taken arid recovered was a pair of exercise tights from JC Pen-ney's, Manhattan Town Center. Juveniles were released to parents. A juvenile detention report was filed in reference to a child in need of care. The juvenile was released to a parent. A juvenile detention' report was filed in reference to a minor consuming alcohol, in a clubr Subject was released to mother. Accidents At Tuttle Creek Blvd. and Poyntz Avenue. Involved was Bertha M. Nelson, Independence, Mo. and Vincenzo A. Libonati, 2495 Woodside Drive. A passenger, Katherine E. Libonati complained of neck pain but declined treatment. At 500 Sunset Ave. Involved Courts Civil Courts Food-4-Less vs. Leanna R. Leslie, for recovery of money. The case was dismissed. . Mike L. Frazier, vs. Nora Y. Fulkerson, and American Standard Insurance Co. of "Wisconsin, for personal injury and recovery of money. The case was dismissed. Capitol Federal Savings and Loan, vs. Lee C. and Deanna M. Overly, for mortgage foreclosure. The case was dismissed. Food-4-Less vs. Steven J. Rosembaum, for recovery of money. The defendent was ordered to pay $424.19 plus interest and costs. Stan Hayes Enterprises, Inc., doing business as Poyntz Pantry Dutch Maid, vs. Sheila I. Gooch, for recovery of money. The defendent was ordered to pay $322.93 plus interest. Manhattan Milling Company, Weather Monday, May 3 Accu-Weather forecast for daytime COLO. Liberal 74 I I Colby 1 73 ?! Kansas City 67 '1 r v nn ',:.,:. Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Sunny Pt. Cloudy Cloudy Via Associated Press GraphicsNet , 1993 Accu-Weather, Inc. The Accu-Weather forecast for noon, Monday, May 3. Bands separate high temperature zones for the day. 50sf FRONTS V COLD ' WARM .-STATIONARY HL E3 S3 LTD EZ3 KU3r , -A U-J -SV w V . ... y. HIGH LOW SHOWERS RAIN T-STORMS HURRIES SNOW ICE SUNNY PT CLOUDY CLOUDY Via AmociMsO Pnil Riley County" by public works director Dan Harden, a 19-year county employee. The county's informal policy of road repair calls for maintenance of 10 percent of the county's 120 miles of roads per year. This would, in effect, cover all county roads in a decade. But Harden said today he can't remember the last time the county stuck with that plan. Tight budget years have forced the county to neglect several of its roads. If was James H. Counts, Jr., 500 Sunset and Michelle L. Graf, 340 N. Delaware St. Graf suffered minor injuries but declined treatment. At 52 Pillsbury Drive. Involved was Mary A. Smith and Richard W. Smith; Ann M. McWhorter, 907 Vattier St., Alyson L. Lowe, 226 Boyd Hall, and Shanna N. Dieball, 124 . Oakview. Roger Smith suffered minor injuries but refused treatment. At Allen Road and Tuttle Creek Blvd. Involved was Stuart C. Curtis, Dodge City and Tyce Younge, 92812, Kearney. Clair and Mary Curtis suffered minor injuries and declined treatment. Hit And Run Accident At 628 Tuttle Creek Blvd. Involved was an unknown hit and run vehicle and a parked and unattended car owned by Karen Nichols, 2340 Henton Road. Arrests Michael J. Clark, 24, 1022 Garden way A, for battery. He was vs.. Duling Optical Corp., for dant was ordered to pay $8,8443.89. " Food-4-Less vs. Delorah J. Rich, for recovery of money. The defendsnt was ordered to pay $1,037.70 plus interest and costs. Criminal Courts State of Kansas vs. Brian E. Thompson, 3120 Winston Place, for minor in possession of alcohol. The defendent will appear at 10:30 a.m., May 24, in Division I Court. State of Kansas vs. Marina Brock, Junction City, on one count of insufficient funds. The defendent pleaded guilty and will make restitution. Sta.te of Kansas, vs. Jeffrey J. Mullen, 143 Bethany, for one count of possession of marijuana and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. The defendant pleaded not guilty to conditions and high temperatures Wichita 71 l OKLA. O 1993 Accu-Weathsr, Inc 0 S W Salina 70 Topeka 69 i . X A V I the county is to adhere to any sort of management plan, he said, it ' will first have to get to the point where it can think about implementing a plan. The succession of freezing and thawing over many years has led to large potholes in many roads in the county, many of them north of Manhattan. Commissioners are Jin the process of applying for a grant to pay for one of the worst of them, Fancy Creek Road, near Randolph. ' released on $300 bond. Heather Sickman, 20, 1413 Cambridge 13, for DUI. She was released on $500 bond. Michael S. Craig, 23, Lenexa, and Jefferson M. Dirks, 19, Dodge City, for disorderly conduct. Both were released on 55300 bond. Benjamin Kibro, 34, 1230 Yuma St., for battery and two counts of child abuse. He was released on $1,500 bond. Roger Melvin Marks, 21, for DUI. He was released to military police on $500 bond. Dennis E. Wilson, 30, Emporia, for misdemeanor checks. He was released on $600 bond. Notices To Appear Khristiane Willingham, 18, 231 Ford Hall, for consuming cereal malt beverage in a drinking establishment. Raymond L. Felker, 25, Fort Rileyfor possession of open container of alcoholic liquor in a public street. ' Stephanie J. Anderson, 20, Shawnee, for consumption of cerejnalt beverageina tav: em."""" - - both counts and will appear May 10. ' State of Kansas, vs. Rex A. Moore, 1834 Hunting, on one count iinsufficient funds. The d efendent pleaded guilty and wai5 ordered to make restitution. Ma rriage Licenses Chad Richard Gagerberg, Lak Quivira, and Jana Lee Cruce, Evergreen. Clinton B. Hamilton and Beatrice L. Champman, both of Manhattan. . Births St. Mary Hospital Brenda and Ryan Blanton,' Manhattan , a boy, Rocky Zane, born April 29. Lorrie and Mark Boggs, Wamego, a boy, Matthew Aaron Boggs, born April 29. KANSAS: Tonight, partly cloudy. Lows from the mid-40s to lower 50s. Tuesday, partly cloudy. Highs in 70s. MANHATTAN AREA: Tonight, mostly clear. Low 45 to 50. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday, mostly sunny and warm. High 75 to 80. South wind 10 to 20 mph. KANSAS EXTENDED: Wednesday, little or no rain. Lows in 50s. Highs in 70s. Thursday, chance for showers or thunderstorms. Lows in 50s. Highs in 70s . Friday, chance for showers or thunderstorms. Lows in 50s. Highs in the 70s. FOR THE RECORD: Maximum temperature 68 Minimum temperature 47 Precipitation.... 1.61 May to date 167 Surplus for May 1.31 Yeartodate 9.11 Surplusfor1993 ..2.10 SUNDOWN -SUNUP: Tonight. 7:20 Tuesday 5:24 Tuesday 7:21 TUTTLE CREEK DATA: Elevation..... 1,081 Outflow 12,000cfs Water temperature 54 KANSAS TEMPS: Belleville 50 47 Beloit 53 48 Chanute 63 54 Coffeyville 65 55 Concordia 50 48 Dodge City 58 36 Emporia 55 51 Garden City 62 34 Goodland 64 . 34 Hill City 61 35 Hutchinson 59 45 Pittsburg 71 55 Russell . 56 39 Salina 51 48 Topeka 57 51 Wichita 53 50 Vandals still not found after Victoria Cherrie Staff Writer WESTMORELAND Area residents are still wondering who van-dalized Moodyville Cemetery, about three miles northwest of the town. And it doesn't look like there will be answers any time soon. A recent inquisition of suspected vandals has led investigators nowhere. The inquisition was the first for the county in about 10 years. The process is a rough equivalent of a one-person grand jury. In most casesprosecutors must ask a judge for subpoenas for people or documents but a judge's presence OBituanes Minnie Sylvester Minnie Sylvester, 92 Leonardville, died Sunday May 2, at the Saint Mary Hospital. She was born March 4, 1901 at Lowell, Ind., and was married Dec. 16, 1926, at Creston, Ind., to Herman G. Sylvester. He preceded her in death Feb. 16, 1986. She was" also preceded in death by one grandson; Neal Sylvester, one granddaughter; Dulcie Flohr, two brothers and two sisters. She was a member of Leonardville United Methodist Church. "" She is survived by two sons; Warren Sylvester, Riley, and Gary Sylvester, Leonardville; three grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Leonardville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elbert V. Nelson and Pastor Kevin Larson officiating.! . Burial will be in the Riley Cerne-" tery in Riley. . A memorial has been established for the Leonardville Nursing Home. Friends may call" any time at the Holmes-Pfeifly Funeral Home in Riley. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to" 8:30p.m. Mildred I. Stone Mildred I. Stone, 74, died Saturday, May 1, in the Manhattan Nursing Home. She was born May 10, 1918 in Hudson, Colo., and was married to Herman Ward Stone April 1, 1944. He preceded her in death in 1992. She was a homemaker and an area resident most of her life. She is survived by one son; Gary Stone, Washington, five daughters; Dixie Blalock, Lincoln, Neb., Lola Weller, King-wood, Texas, Ellen Butterbaugh, Corpus Christi, Texas, Wanda Klozenbucher, Manhattan and Conni Talley, Lenexa, two brothers; Lloyd Henry and Kenneth Henry, both of Greenleaf, three sisters; Opal Siebenhar, Hanover, Norma Goodman, Salina and Verna Oentrich, Barnes, U1V1 Ci Waddell&Reed FINANCIAL SERVICES FRED FREEBY Seniof Account Executive 913-537-4505 555 Poyntz Suite 280 Colony Square Manhattan The Manhattan Mercury P.O. Box 787 Manhattan, KS 66502 (913)776-8805 The Manhattan Mercury (USPS 327-820) is published every afternoon Monday through Friday and on Sunday morning except Christmas, New Years Day and Labor Day by the Seaton Publishing Co. Inc., E.L. Seaton, President, at Fifth and Osage, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. 35' per copy 75' Sunday BY CARRIER $7.45 per month A "PAY BY MAIL" f. Available in advance at the following rates: 3 months 22 35 6 months '44.70 1 year '89.40 Mail Subscriptions These rates do not apply where carrier or motor route service is available. In Riley, Pottawatomie, Marshall, Clay, Geary and Wabaunsee counties: 3monthS 2737 6 months 1 year, ou. Elsewhere In Kansas, the U S. and U.S. APO and FPO'103.79 per year. Second class postage paid by The Manhattan Mercury. POSTMASTER; send address changes to: Manhattan Mercury, P.O. Box 787. 318 N: 5th. Manhattan, KS 66502. The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all the local news printed in this newspaper as well as all the AP Dispatches. Represented nationally -by Landon Associates, inc., Chicago, Member of the Kansas Press Association, Inland Dally Press Association America Newspaper Publishers Association and the Audit Bureau of Circulations. during the inquisition is not required. Once subpoenaed, people must testify under oath. "The inquisition didn't result in enough'evidehce to charge anyone with a crime," said Jeff Elder, Pot-tawatomie County attorney, "tlriless significant information comes to light we just don't have enough evidence to charge anyone. . About eight months ago, vandals snuck into the cemetery, toppled 60 gravestones dating to the 19th century, and partially dug up a child's grave. Damage to the stones, some more than five feet tall and weighing more than 400 pounds, was estimated at about and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at Christian Church, in Washington, with Pastor Wendell Sack officiating. " Burial will be at the Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Ward Funeral Home, Washington. Irene M. Stewart Irene Marguerite (Parsons) Stewart, 97, died Friday, April 30 at Heritage Village, Wakefield. Mrs. Stewart was born July 17, 1895 in White City. She grew up in Manhattan where she attended high school, and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in home economics. Irene Stewart worked for many years at Cole's Department Store in the children's department. She later worked in the agronomy department at K-State as a seed analyzer. Mrs. Stewart was a member of First Methodist Church, Manhattan's Women's Club and Methodist Church Circles. On Feb. 16, 1918, she married Everett Emerson Stewart in Salina. He preceded her in death in 1938. A son, Robert E. Stewart, also preceded her in death in 1990. Mrs. Stewart is survived by three sons; Kenneth Stewart, Wichita, James L. Stewart, Topeka and Everett E. Stewart, Rialto, Calif., two daughters; Vivian Hanson, Wichita, and Janice Romano, San Diego, Calif., 22 grand children and 25 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday at the Latske Chapel of First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Omer Tittle officiating. Burial will follow at the Highland Cemetery in Junction City. The family will receive friends fyisiMiiiiiiifiMs Tax-Free Investors Ranson Capital Corporation Introduces The Kansas Insured Municipal Fund Limited Maturity This insured municipal fund offers you triple tax-exempt income from an insured portfolio of Kansas municipal bonds. Managed by Kansans for Kansans Ranson Capital Corporation You will also receive benefits of: Monthly Dividends Credit Safety Reinvestment Options Intermediate Term Portfolio Steve Harrison 555 Poyntz, Colony Square 537-3700 S Edward D. Jones & Co. Mmtr Ntw Yorit Slock ExehanQt. tnc. ind Scumt InvMlor Protection Corporation A portion of the Fund's dividends may be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax. The insurance relates only to the prompt payment of principal and interest of the securities in the portfolio and does not remove market risk to share price. No representation can be made as to any insurer's commitments. The terms of the insurance are more fully described in the prospectus. Please send me a prospectus containing more complete information including , charges and expenses. I will read it carefully before I invest or send money. Edward D. Jones & Co. P.O. Box 1244 Manhattan, KS 66502 Name Address CityStateZip inquisition $2,000. In what has become a slow process to repair the damage, county officials have restored some of the gravestone bases and will soon try to reset some of the stones. " Although Pottawatomie County Sheriffs Department officials can't prove who did the damage, they think it was probably a teenage Halloween prank. ' , - Elder said the testimony was transcribed and will be reviewed by officials still investigating the case. "It's very frustrating," Elder said. "If anyone knows anything they should contact the sheriffs department." 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday at the Edwards-Yorgensen-Meloan Funeral Home in Manhattan. Memorial contributions may be given to First United Methodist Church, Manhattan, left in care of Edwards-Yor-gensen-Meloan Funeral Home. Mabel Irene Price Mabel Irene Price, 88, Junction City, died Friday, April 30, at her home. She was born April 27, 1905 in Fort Wayne, Ind;, and married the Rev. Wesley G. Price, Feb. 2, 1925, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He preceded her in death in 1945. She then married Thomas Hicks Oct. 2, 1946 in Manhattan, who also preceded her in death. Mrs. Price was also preceded in death by a daughter, Gloria Price, one son, Donald Price; one grandson, Bobby Price; one brother, Roy Dirr, and one sister, - Leifa DamonvShe moved toJunc tion City in 1932. Mrs. Price was a practical nurse at Irwin Army Community Hospital until she retired in 1968. She was a member of Episcopal Church of The Covenant and was a volunteer at St. Martin's Gate. She is survived by one son; Nedrick Price, Junction City, two daughters; Barbara Ruth Fisch, Rhinebeck, N. Y., Jan Irene Ward, Norman, Okla., 15 grandchildren and 20 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Mass-Hinitt-Alexander Funeral Home and burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Junction City. Donations to a memorial fund may be given to Geary Community Hospital. . Spring Sidewalk Fabric Sale IVeisncr's Sew (Snips 776-6100 314 Poyntz Mon.-Sat. 9:30-5:30 Thurs. til 8:00 Your Elna-White Dealer ; Vogue Patterns '5 each VmV Si w- -&: w t J I

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