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black, red WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2007 GREAT BEND TRIBUNE 14 Pages • One Section • Vol. 130, No. 187 • www.gbtribune.com 50¢ DEATHS Murlene M. Stradt, 73, La Crosse Rain soaks Central Kansas By SUSAN THACKER city streets. Chance of showers today standing in some areas, the rain Olivia Lynn Henderson, email@example.com The weather station for Big Bend Meteorologist Robb Lawson with was not always a welcome sight, at newborn, Ground Water Management District the National Weather Service least for wheat farmers. Kansas Larned Instead of playing a doubleheader No. 5 located north of Great Bend office in Wichita said bands of State University Extension Agent Tuesday, the Great Bend High reported only slightly more than 1 showers and heavy rains could be Rick Snell said an inch of rain Donald Dale Simonson, 81, School Panther baseball team spent inch of rainfall. The station near expected to continue into the could be good for corn and “not Great Bend the afternoon sweeping puddles of Radium reported 1.1 inches, and evening Tuesday until sunrise bad” for alfalfa. water off of Al Burns Memorial the stations near Rozel and today. While there is still a 30 per- “The rain’s not necessarily a See Obituaries, Page 3 Field. It was a futile effort, perhaps, Stafford each reported 0.65 inches. cent chance of intermittent showers terrible thing,” Snell said. “But www.gbtribune.com with predictions of more rain yet to But areas received much more today and Thursday, it should not this time of year you hate to get come. rain, in a short time. The National be a repeat of Tuesday’s thunder- too much rain, because of wheat Tuesday’s afternoon storm Weather Service radar detected a storms. diseases.” Rain prompted flood warnings in Barton and Ellsworth Counties, but only swath between Great Bend and Hoisington where about three inch- “The weekend looks dry,” Lawson predicted. And for those who received three inches of rain, replanting may be in High 69, low 55 today. briefly. For about 30 minutes, water es fell in three hours, prompting the At a time when the ground is sat- order. “You never want that much covered K-4 near Claflin, and some flood warnings. urated and there was already water rain at one time.” Details on Page 2 ‘Pattern’ for mercy NBA BASKETBALL Raptors stay alive • Details on Page 7 Fuller sale finalized DALE HOGG/ Great Bend Tribune s No changes Jane Isern enjoys a walk around the Barton County Courthouse Square Tuesday afternoon. planned for Fuller’s PAM MARTIN/Great Bend Tribune She was taking part in the first-ever Change Great Bend operation St. Joseph School students find quilt blocks they made in the finished quilts that will be Something Day, an event promoting health and shipped to U.S. military hospitals and donated to wounded soldiers. Classes worked together fitness. By DALE HOGG to make 60 blocks for three quilts. firstname.lastname@example.org As part of the financing for the sale of Fuller Brush’s par- Quilt project to benefit wounded soldiers Making a ent company CPAC, STAG Capital Partners has pur- chased the 572,114-square- foot Fuller Brush manufactur- By PAM MARTIN email@example.com difference ELLINWOOD — Fabric ing facility in Great Bend. However, company officials scraps, paper, crayons and s Local residents take said Tuesday no changes are thread, imagination, coopera- planned for tion and compassion – mate- steps to improve health the plant’s rials used to make life a little operation. better for wounded soldiers. By DALE HOGG firstname.lastname@example.org The deal On Thursday, three quilts with STAG containing blocks made by Many of those gathered at the Barton County of Boston, is St. Joseph School students, Courthouse Square Tuesday afternoon wore T- part of an 18-year sale-lease- with the help of several shirts emblazoned with such slogans as: back transaction with Fuller. adults, were unveiled in the “Going up? Take the stairs.” The closing of the sale-lease- school library. The quilts “Lose the remote, on purpose.” back took place with the clos- will be sent to a U.S. mili- “Today’s value meal – cheeseburger and green ing of New York City-based tary medical facility for beans.” Buckingham Capital Partners wounded service men and All concluded with the phrase “Change some- II L.P.’s acquisition of CPAC women. thing.” which was finalized April 13. Kindergarten through third Those wearing the pastel-colored shirts were STAG officials said they grades and sixth, seventh and taking part in the first-ever Change Something could not release the selling eighth grade classes used Day, a lunchtime event sponsored by the Golden price. Biblical themes for their 8 Belt Community Foundation and the Kansas “We’re not going any- 1/2-by11-inch white cotton Health Foundation. The goal – encourage folks where,” said Fuller Chief blocks. The fourth and fifth to make minor alterations in their lifestyles to Executive Officer Brady graders used a patriotic promote health and fitness. Gros. theme. “I’m happy with it,” said Christy Tustin, The facility sits on 123.46 “The big picnic” depicts GBCF executive director. “This is really good acres at the corner of 10th and Jesus providing loaves and for a first year.” She expects it to grow next year. Airport roads and is leased to fishes. A block on the patri- Event organizers had 60 low-fat submarine Fuller, a manufacturer of otic quilt bears the message, sandwiches to give away, and by noon, most cleaning products, custom “Thank you for serving our were gone. brushes and personal care country.” There was also be a “poker walk.” Starting at products. Students worked one week the band shell, walkers made their way around Such property acquisitions on the project, said St. the square, collecting playing cards. Afterwards, are not uncommon, Gros said. Joseph Lead Teacher PAM MARTIN/Great Bend Tribune prizes (including the T-shirts, Frisbees and other “It’s to generate funds. It Marlene Clayton, composing items) were awarded to those holding the best costs less than getting a tradi- a rough draft of their designs Students made a rough draft of their design before applying hands. tional loan” because of a sav- before drawing and coloring the final crayon drawing to paper-backed cloth blocks. JoAnn It tied into the KHF’s “Change Something” ings on interest. their final blocks. Roth, a parent of a St. Joseph student, suggested the project health awareness campaign. A grant from the “I’m really proud of them. after reading about the “Quilts of Valor” project begun by a foundation helped to pay for Tuesday’s activi- FULLER They were really creative,” group of quilters in Delaware. ties. she said. During the two-hours, groups of walkers continued on 14 The project fulfilled a reli- field, said JoAnn Roth, par- who volunteered to help with lapped the courthouse. When they were fin- gion class assignment as ent. “It’s a way to help the the project. Community Bank “corporal works of mercy” – soldiers meet needs in their Roth read about the project ished, they sat and ate, and pondered what they could do to improve themselves. providing for material needs rehabilitation process.” “Quilts of Valor” where a Customer Service – of the wounded soldiers. It “It also brings to them “When we heard it on the radio, we were at McDonalds,” said Carolyn Oetken. She and her compliments the programs (students) what freedom is QUILTS Always a Priority that assist soldiers in the worth,” said Trevlyn Detmer, continued on 14 regular walking partner Janet Dowson then Member FDIC CHANGE continued on 14 America, UNITE in Prayer National Day of Prayer Area Wide Events ~ All Are Welcome ~ 11:00 am & 7:00 pm Thursday Thursday. May 3, 2007 • Crest Theatre • 1905 Lakin • Great Bend, KS May 3, 2007 For more information contact: Surrendered Family Ministries at 792-5570 10% Off All BioGuard Pool & Spa Chemicals – Stueder Contractors • 620-792-6044 2 – GREAT BEND (Kan.) 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Activities in the park from noon to 4 p.m. Barton Dance Theatre – 7:30 p.m., BCCC Fine Art Auditorium GBHS places first for the sixth year in a row Quivira National Wildlife Refuge “Peeps and Pastries” birding tour — 8 a.m., meet at the QNWR Visitors Center s Squad qualifies years they have chosen new for coffee and pastries and leave for tour at 8:30 a.m. 10-minute pieces halfway Transportation and tour leaders provided. The free tour is one for nationals through the season that were limited to 20 people. Call the refuge at 620-486-2393 to more challenging and had make a reservation or for more information. At the District National more dimension and fit them Sunday Qualifying Speech better. They also had the Reception for Jean Ann Fausser, opening of fiber art Tournament held at Bethel determination and ability to exhibit — 1 to 3 p.m., Shafer Gallery, Barton County College in North Newton this focus and memorize some- Community College. year, 17 GBHS speech stu- thing new four weeks before Radium City Limits — Noon to 5 p.m., Radium School dents competed. The team the tournament and have it Building. Musicians and listeners welcome. placed first in its sweepstakes polished enough to make it Monday division for the sixth year in a into the final round of compe- Barton Music Endowment Concert – 7:30 p.m., BCCC row. tition. Fine Arts Auditorium; featuring many solos and ensembles They also had a national Danielle Miller placed fifth as well as the Concert Choir and Hilltop Singers; presenting qualifier, three more in finals in foreign extemporaneous many songs from musicals and the "pop" music genre; and seven in semi-finals. speaking. “After all of my admission, $5; proceeds go to music endowment scholar- The national qualifier from hard work, I am glad that I ships. Great Bend was senior Josh made it to finals,” Miller said. Great Bend High School Orchestra concert – 7 p.m., Hafner. He placed first in “Nobody worked harder on GHBS gymnasium. The concert was previously scheduled humorous interpretation for the speech team this year than for April 24. Jeremy Samuel conducts the orchestra. the second year in a row and Danielle. When I required Tuesday received straight ones (I’s) in everyone going to NFL to give Barton Instrumental Concert – 7:30 p.m., Fine Arts finals. at least five to six perfor- Auditorium; featuring Barton’s instrumental ensembles. “That was extremely mances in the two-week peri- Ongoing Activities impressive to have that con- od before the tournament, she Kansas Oil and Gas Hall of Fame Museum — 5944 sistency of scores in finals gave over 20 speeches,” 10th Street, Great Bend. against the top six in the Watson said. Brit Spaugh Zoo — 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, 19th and event,” GBHS speech coach Junior Alex Carlson and Main (Brit Spaugh Park), Great Bend. Free admission. Barbara Watson said. senior Ann Schmitt were in an Kansas Wetland & Wildlife Scenic Byway — From “It’s a true privilege to get eight-way tie for two spots in Quivira National Wildlife Refuge to Cheyenne Bottoms to compete against the funni- semi-finals in dramatic inter- Wildlife Area, connecting two Wetlands of International est kids in the country, so I’m pretation. Carlson said, “NFL Importance. excited about qualifying again was a great warm-up for the Barton County Arts Cente – 1401 Main, Great Bend. this year,” Hafner said. state tournament. I am happy Hours: 1 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. In the humorous interpreta- that I was able to watch some Barton County Historical Museum and Village – South tion event students read a great performances and like of the Arkansas River Bridge at 85 South U.S. 281. The book, playbook, or script and always I had an amazing time COURTESY PHOtOS newest exhibit is “Orphan Trains.” Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 cut down to an eight- to 10- with the team.” p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and minute memorized scene and “The National Qualifying Top: Pictured are members of the Great Bend High School Sunday. act it out. “Josh chose his play Tournament is always a great speech squad. The team placed first for the sixth year in a Fort Larned National Historic Site – Six miles west of at least over a year ago and cut experience. You are compet- row at the District National Qualifying Speech Tournament Larned on K-156. Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. it himself. He acts out over 10 ing among the best, so even if this past weekend. Send items for Area Happenings to P.O. Box 228, Great characters in his 10 minute your results are not as good as Bottom: Josh Hafner qualified for nationals in humorous inter- Bend, KS 67530, e-mail email@example.com or fax 792- scene. He works on the transi- you had hoped, you know that pretation at the District National Qualifying Speech 8381. tions from character to charac- the person that did win Tournament this past weekend. ter and comedy timing of the deserves it,” Schmitt said. performance by practicing it,” Watson said Schmitt has the team. There were also Schlink. Watson said. worked so hard this year and many invaluable freshmen “NFL was a lot of fun. It was MARKETS The team had three more in finals placing in the top six. she was very impressed by her dedication, work ethic, atti- and sophomores who went just to help the team and as a a great experience and the peo- ple were awesome,” Goad said. 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Gresham, Ore., and Ervin Presents spring concert Anthony Brown, Garden City, and Lindsey Cullen, McPherson Virginia Sauter, Oneonta, N.Y. Heather Kiya Richter, McPherson Stradt, 73, died April 30 at the Whalen, Canon City, Colo.; Saturday Johnson, Rantoul, and Erin Jackson, Janelle Cumro, Junction City Rush County Nursing Home and one sister, Ardith Tallman, Hutchinson, will perform the duet. Virginia Sauter, Oneonta, N.Y. in La Crosse. She was born Dayton, Ohio. She was pre- Barton County Community College’s The dance pieces have been choreo- Cecilia Doering, Ottawa Oct. 16, 1933, at La Crosse to ceded in death by an infant Dance Theatre will present its spring con- graphed by the students, Schriner said, John Savage, Bowling Green, Ohio James W. and Ethel Myrtle brother, an infant sister, and a cert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the college’s adding that she also did choreography for Felicia Fisher, Ottawa (Owens) Whalen. A 25-year sister, Helen Wren. Fine Arts Auditorium. The hour-long pro- the concert. A guest artist, Chasley Chandra Skidmore, Goddard resident of La Crosse, coming Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. gram will feature 17 dancers performing Jackson, choreographed one of the selec- Analisa Garcia, Grand Junction, Colo. from Linwood, she was a Friday at the Janousek Funeral jazz, modern dance and hip-hop. tions. Originally from Hutchinson, Amanda Viola, McPherson seamstress at La Crosse Home Chapel, La Crosse, with Admission to the concert is free, but Jackson is a former Barton dancer, who Erin Jackson, Hutchinson Furniture Company. She later the Rev. Tom Frech officiat- free-will donations are appreciated, said will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Sarah Wigger, Pomona worked as a senior companion ing. Burial will be at the La Barton’s head dance coach and dance the- performing arts from a university in Heather Johnson, Rantoul for 13 years at the Rush Crosse City Cemetery. atre instructor Amanda Schriner. Texas this spring. Jennifer Baldwin, Ottawa County Nursing Home. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 The concert includes many group The concert cast includes the following Kelli Henderson, Hoisington She was a member of First p.m. Thursday at the funeral performances, plus three solo perfor- students, listed by hometown: Christian Church, La Crosse. home, with the family receiv- Survivors include three ing friends from 6 to 7 p.m. sons, James W. Queen, Great Memorials may be made to the Bend, Arnold A. Stradt, La Senior Companion Program. ON THE RECORD Crosse, and David A. Stradt, Funeral arrangements provided by Janousek Funeral Home Great Bend; five grandchil- 719 Pine Barton County Sheriff an Angus, were allegedly on a 2006 Pontiac Vibe and Forest Ave. when called at dren; four stepgrandchildren; La Crosse, KS 67548 Someone tried to break into stolen from 401 Second the mirror on a 1992 5:37 a.m. Monday, so the five great-grandchildren; two (785) 222-2517 a house at 447 NW 10 Ave. Street, Great Bend, between 6 Mitsubishi at 1312 Morton occupant was referred to an brothers, William Whalen, Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 2, 2007 Monday morning, but left p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Street. exterminator. when the occupant called the Monday. Two digital cameras were Great Bend Fire Olivia Lynn Henderson sheriff’s office. A window was Great Bend Police stolen from 1920 24th Street Department broken before the suspect Monday reports: A. Loss was $1,290. Firefighters made three LARNED — Olivia Lynn arrangements are pending and drove away in a minivan. A Southard’s building on 16th Someone keyed a 2001 ambulance runs on Monday Henderson, newborn, died will be announced by Coins and jewelry were Street was sprayed painted. Chevy Cavalier at 1215 and received one false alarm May 1 at Wesley Medical Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, taken from a residence at 465 A shop window at 907 Jackson Street, causing $100 caused by a system malfunc- Center in Wichita. Service Larned. NW 10 Ave. that was broken Hickory Street was broken. damage. tion. Another fire report into sometime Monday. Loss was $250. Officers were unable to turned out to be someone bar- Donald Dale Simonson 1925 - 2007 Two calves, a Sharley and Someone broke the tail light catch a bat in a residence on becuing in a yard. Donald Dale Simonson, 81, of Great Bend, died May 1 at Central Kansas Medical Center, wife, of the home, include two sons, Steve Simonson of Pagosa Springs, Colo., and Mortar rounds again strike Baghdad’s Great Bend. He Michael Simonson of Las was born July 23, 1925, at Lyons, the son Vegas, Nev.; two daughters, Debbie Hughes of Las Vegas and Kim Wiens of Great Bend; Green Zone despite security crackdown of Dale and two brothers, Ray Simonson of BAGHDAD (AP) — Mortar rounds killed the four drivers, police said. 2003 vary widely and are believed to be Jeanette Sleeper Marshall, Mo., and Ralph crashed into the U.S.-controlled Green At least 23 tortured bodies also were vastly underreported, in part because of Simonson. He Simonson of Leesburg, Fla.; Zone on Tuesday — the second such bar- found around Iraq — 15 in Baghdad — political pressure. m a r r i e d six grandchildren and one rage in a 12-hour span — and gunmen the apparent victims of so-called sectari- The United Nations has provided close- Beverly Chaffin great-grandchild. ambushed Shiite travelers as part of an death squads. ly watched figures in the past. But last on Sept. 18, A memorial service will be 1948, at Great Simonson at 3 p.m. Friday, May 4, at First attacks that killed at least 44 people Despite the ongoing bloodshed, figures week it said the Iraqi government refused Bend. She sur- United Methodist Church, nationwide. compiled Tuesday from Iraqi govern- to provide it with numbers out of fears vives. He was a real estate agent Great Bend, with the Rev. One of the mortars hit within 100 yards ment reports show that the number of they would paint a “grim picture” and in Kansas and Colorado. He was Gary Brooks officiating. There of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s Iraqi civilian deaths fell nearly 20 per- undermine security efforts. a lifetime resident of Great Bend will be no visitation, as crema- office, an Iraqi official said. The U.S. cent from 1,872 in March to 1,501 in On the political front, a prominent and a graduate of Great Bend tion has taken place. In lieu of military reported no casualties in the two April. The number of wounded also Kurdish lawmaker expressed doubt that High School, Class of 1942. He flowers, memorials are sug- attacks since late Monday. decreased — from 2,702 to 2,334 in the the Sunni bloc would carry through was a U.S. Navy veteran and gested to the Golden Belt Although such strikes on the Green same period. with its threat and withdraw from the attended officers’ training at Community Foundation for the Zone have been common, the latest The death toll for Iraqi soldiers, how- government. Miami University and Oberlin benefit of the Great Bend occurred despite the ongoing U.S.-led ever, rose sharply to 63, compared with On Monday, Iraq’s Sunni Arab vice College in Ohio. Parks Department in care of security crackdown and suggested that 44 in March. The number of wounded president, Tariq al-Hashemi, said in a He grew up in the the funeral home. Condolences extremists have not been daunted by the soldiers more than doubled to 108, statement that he had discussed threats by Presbyterian Church. He was a may be sent and notice viewed nearly 11-week operation. The attacks according to the nationwide figures. fellow Sunni ministers to leave the former member of the Great at www.bryantfh.net. appeared to come from a mostly Shiite The Iraqi army’s toll was still well Shiite-dominated government during a Bend Board of Realtors, Funeral arrangements provided by district. below the 104 American troops who died weekend telephone conversation with Kiwanis Club, Lions Club and Bryant Funeral Home* In areas outside Baghdad, roads were last month. The mounting casualties President Bush. past president of the Great 1425 Patton Road stalked by suspected Sunni gunmen. among American and Iraqi troops comes The official, who is familiar with the dis- Great Bend, KS 67530 Bend Chamber of Commerce. 620-793-3525 At least 11 Shiites were killed and three as they are exposed to more dangers try- cussions and declined to be identified to Survivors, in addition to his Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 2, 2007 wounded after attackers flagged down ing to regain control of Baghdad. avoid alienating either side, said talk of their bus near Iskandariyah, 30 miles An Associated Press tally, however, leaving the government was coming from south of Baghdad. About 45 minutes found that the number of Iraqi civilians two other senior Sunni politicians — Governor closes later, gunmen opened fire on civilian cars about six miles to the north near Latifiyah, killing three people and killed in April was at least 1,648, or just 3 percent fewer than at least 1,701 killed during March. The AP figures are based Adnan al-Dulaimi and Khalaf al-Ilyan — who have complained to the Americans that the Shiites are taking decisions unilaterally. wounding five, police said. on daily police reports and information Those two, along with al-Hashemi, loophole that helped Elsewhere, suspected Sunni militants seized four fuel tanker trucks near Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, and from Iraqi ministry officials. Numbers for Iraqi civilians killed since the U.S.-led invasion began in March are leaders of the Iraqi Accordance Front, which holds 44 seats in the 275- member parliament. arm Tech gunman Turkey’s highest court annuls presidential vote RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The governor has closed a loophole ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — despite Tuesday’s setback skeptical of the government allowing the president to be in state law that allowed the Virginia Tech gunman to pass a Turkey’s highest court halted a from the Constitutional Court, despite its stated commit- elected by popular vote. weapons background check despite having mental health issues. parliamentary vote Tuesday a strongly secular body, and ment to secularism, as well “If we cannot get the Gov. Timothy M. Kaine signed an executive order Monday that looked certain to lead to a urged parliamentary elections as reforms aimed at gaining Parliament to choose a presi- requiring that anyone ordered by a court to get mental health treat- president rooted in political “as soon as possible.” membership to the European dent, we will take this subject ment be added to a state police database of people barred from Islam, a victory for secularists “What we need to cast off Union, because many ruling buying guns. to the people and we will find a who fear the country is mov- and get rid of these shadows is party members made their way to open presidential elec- The order, the first change in state policy resulting from the ing toward Islamic rule that early elections,” Gul said. shootings, eliminates the distinction between inpatient and outpa- careers in Turkey’s Islamist tions to our people,” he said. would undermine their Erdogan said a new presi- political movement. Erdogan “With the decision of the tient mental health care as long as it is ordered by a court. Western way of life. dential vote would proceed in The Virginia Tech gunman, Seung-Hui Cho, was judged men- once spent several months in Constitutional Court, the parlia- Prime Minister Recep Parliament on Thursday. jail after reciting an Islamic mentary democratic system has tally ill and a danger to himself by a court in 2005. He was ordered Tayyip Erdogan responded by to attend outpatient counseling. “We will apply to poem that prosecutors said now been blocked,” Erdogan calling for a constitutional Parliament starting tomorrow had incited religious hatred. added. “To get rid of this block- But because he was not committed to a mental hospital, he was amendment to allow the presi- never entered into the database that licensed gun dealers use to do morning for early elections,” The ruling party has advo- ade and lift the rule of the minor- instant background checks before any sale. People judged as men- dent to be elected by popular he added. “The earliest possi- cated an eventual move ity over the majority, the only tal defectives can’t legally buy guns. vote, rather than by the parlia- ble date for elections is June toward a U.S.-style presiden- door to go to is the nation. Then, Cho, a 23-year-old Tech senior who killed himself as police ment. And he said new parlia- 24 or July 1.” tial system with a more power- we are going to the nation.” stormed a classroom building, legally bought the guns he used to mentary elections could be At the heart of the conflict is ful executive, adding to con- kill 32 Tech students and faculty on April 16. held as early as June 24, a fear that Gul’s party would cerns about a president with an The executive order does not apply to people who seek mental instead of in November as use its control of both Islamist tilt. health care of their own will. After the report is added to Virginia’s scheduled. Parliament and the presidency In his remarks late Tuesday, state police database, it becomes part of a federal database that The goal would be to elect a to overcome opposition to Erdogan said he would push gun dealers nationwide use. government with a fresh man- moving Turkey toward Islamic for a referendum if necessary Virginia already is the leading state in reporting mental health date and resolve a crisis that rule. More than 700,000 pro- on a constitutional amendment records, with more than 80,000 in the federal database. Twenty- has seen the stock market secular Turks demonstrated in eight states do not supply any records, either because they lack the plummet and the pro-secular Istanbul on Sunday, many of technical ability or are barred by state privacy laws. military threaten to intervene. them women who believe Had Kaine’s order been in place a year ago, the background “God willing, Turkey will political Islam would deprive check could have flagged Cho when he tried to buy a weapon go back to its track,” Erdogan them of personal freedoms and from a licensed dealer. Cho did not disclose his mental health told reporters late Tuesday, economic opportunities. problems or the court-ordered outpatient treatment in a form he referring to the economic and Secularists are deeply was required to complete before buying the guns. political stability that Turkey “His lie on the form would have been caught,” Kaine said. had enjoyed in recent years. Convenient Drive-Up MISS DAILY AT 5:10 • 7:00 POTTER (PG) But it would not have prevented Cho from acquiring guns by Earlier, Foreign Minister Window HURRY ENDS THURSDAY! several other means that require no background check in Virginia, Abdullah Gul, the ruling NEXT (PG13) DAILY AT 5:00 • 7:15 including buy-and-trade publications, individual transactions Islamist party’s presidential ARE WE (PG) DAILY AT 5:15 • 7:30 candidate, said he would not DONE YET? HURRY ENDS THURSDAY! among gun collectors or hobbyists, and gun shows — vast firearms bazaars where scores of people sell or swap firearms. withdraw his candidacy 1110 Kansas • 620-793-3576 • Great Bend GREAT BEND CHURCH OF CHRIST A community of believers... Reaching up...Reaching in...Reaching out... on a life-long journey together into an eternal relationship with God. Sunday: Come join us on the journey 1122 Stone GREAT SCHOOLS!! 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President Bush insisted Monday he wants to work with Democrats to Washington D.C. madam Debbie Palfrey began releasing her client list Monday. One of her customers was arrives in Cairo tomorrow for a secu- change pass a bill funding the Iraq war. Of the U.S. State Department official in rity conference about Iraq. are the ones who course he does. President Bush wants to work with Democrats the charge of combating the world sex trade. If you’re scoring at home, that’s three wars we’ve lost in five Diplomacy is not exactly the admin- istration’s strong suit. When you call might be same way a 9-year-old boy with a the State Department, the on-hold have a serious gripe magnifying glass wants to work with ants. years. ABC News said Monday it would music is a telephone message from Alec Baldwin. good idea May Day, it seems, has become an George Tenet wrote in his new expose the clients of Washington New Jersey Governor John international socialist holiday and in book that he didn’t see any evidence D.C. madam Debbie Palfrey this Corzine left the hospital Monday Clenzo Thompson, 45, that planes would fly into the World week. The list includes many admin- after nearly getting killed in a car was arrested in New York America that involves admittedly illegal Trade Center. He also didn’t see that istration officials. Hillary Clinton immigrants insisting — even threatening wreck going ninety miles an hour on City after allegedly robbing Saddam had no chemical weapons. may be forced to campaign on a over — the rights of citizens. It’s the first book ever released in pledge to restore honor and dignity a freeway three weeks ago. His doc- the same Commerce Bank A national spokeswoman for one of the to the White House. tors marvel at his rate of improve- branch twice in three days. Braille before it was released in English. The Republican Party will hold its ment. He drove home going seventy The first robbery ended Hispanic groups said: “If we don’t act, miles an hour. then both the Democratic and Republican Queen Elizabeth will land in first presidential candidates debate at when the chemical dye in the Virginia Thursday to celebrate its the Ronald Reagan Library John Edwards’ wife Elizabeth told money bag exploded and parties can go back to their comfort zones Thursday. There’s no place like it. Of New Hampshire Democrats Monday spooked him, and he appar- 400th anniversary. The colony and do nothing. They won’t have the became successful by selling tobac- all the presidential libraries across her husband will do more for women ently failed to learn from courage to resolve a major situation for co to England, introducing liquor to the country, this is the only one with than any other candidate in the field. that, in that the second rob- millions of people.” Indians and importing slaves. No a popcorn machine in the lobby. That’s ridiculous and untrue. If bery’s money bag also The call Tuesday was for illegals all wonder history teachers only talk Iraq war architect and World Bank Hillary Clinton becomes president, exploded. over the nation to stop working. about the Pilgrims. president Paul Wolfowitz got caught everyone knows that First And three years earlier, That’s finally the point. The Kentucky Derby will be run promoting his girlfriend at work. It Gentleman Bill Clinton will do more for the first time ever Saturday on a must be stopped. As long as neo- for women, but we’ll never hear Thompson had been caught They need to stop working and get out synthetic track surface. The horses’ conservatives are allowed to repro- about it if he can help it. after another bank robbery of the country. safety is the main concern. If any of duce, Peace on Earth will remain an (Argus Hamilton is the host come- after having accidentally They are illegal, for crying out loud. these horses get injured during their inside joke on Republican Christmas dian at The Comedy Store in dropped his ID on the bank Why is it only in America that immi- racing careers the owners stand to cards. Hollywood. He can be reached by e- floor. gration laws are a joke? lose millions in carpool fees. Secretary of State Condi Rice mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.) Grab my bags, boy Because the legal residents of the coun- Michael J. DeWitt, 39, was try allow them to be. arrested for DUI in Fort The fault here lies not with the illegal Wayne, Ind., after he drove aliens. erratically into the parking It’s no surprise they want to be part of lot of an Indiana State Police station early in the morning our culture, especially when we provide and told officers that he was them with all manner of social services there “to get a room.” that are not open to naturally-born citi- A Holiday Inn was next zens. door. The fault lies in Americans who would Police later said they rather enjoy cheap labor than insist that matched DeWitt’s Hummer our immigration laws be honored. That to the vehicle that minutes spokeswoman was right, but not in the earlier had collided with a way she thought. car nearby and left the scene. Our politicians won’t solve this prob- Leave my darling alone lem for millions of people who are legal- A mother — with her two ly living and working and paying taxes in daughters and a family friend this nation. They don’t have the guts to in tow — rushed to a school enforce our laws. in Charlotte, N.C., to defend According to an Associated Press story her 15-year-old son, who had on the May Day observation: “Two large been complaining of bully- demonstrations were planned in Los ing. Logically, a defense by Angeles County — home to an estimated one’s mother might not put 1 million illegal immigrants. Some an end to bullying. groups in the area have called for an eco- (Send your Weird News to nomic boycott and hoped for a repeat of Chuck Shepherd, P.O. Box last year, when thousands of immigrants 18737, Tampa Fla. 33679 and students stayed away from work and or go to www.newsoft- school in a sign of solidarity.” heweird.com.) Solidarity is a wonderful thing. It should be extended to naturally-born w PUBLIC FORUM Americans. Send letters A boycott? Again, a good idea. Let’s extend that too. Support for the military still appreciated via e-mail: Those who boycott school don’t get Dear Editor, I’ve been in the Air Force for 21 years, and am count- back in. To the Military Moms: ing on this being (possibly) my last deployment. Greetings from the desert! Deploying to the Middle East has always been a bit- email@example.com Those who boycott jobs, don’t have This e-mail is to thank you all for the generous dona- ter sweet experience for me. I enjoy the challenges, them. tions you’ve sent to our unit. sense of adventure, and the enormous responsibility of Those who boycott the government can Everyone here at 380 EAMXS greatly appreciated what we’re doing over here (whether or not I agree stop enjoying its services. the box of goodies. We especially appreciate you all with the policies and administration that put us here — Where to write The problem in all this is, Americans — taking time out of your busy schedules (and money out many of us recognize the myriad mistakes of the pre- real Americans — aren’t insisting that our of your pockets) to send snacks to folks you don’t sent administration). the lawmakers laws be enforced and so we are subjected know halfway across the world. My crew and I all have a job to do here, and we’ll do President George W. Bush, I hope this e-mail makes it to everyone listed on the it gladly regardless of politics. 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW to this blackmail and the very thinly- sheet you sent. Thank you! But I still do miss coming home each day to enjoy a Washington, D.C. 20500. 202- veiled threat of violence in our streets. Unfortunately, due to security concerns, I cannot glass of wine with my wife or playing roller hockey in 456-1414 Fax: 202-456-2461. And it will continue as long as we stand elaborate on where we are or what we’re doing. I can the street with my two sons. firstname.lastname@example.org still for it. say that it’s getting pretty darn hot here (108 degrees In my career, I have found the people of the Midwest U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, 109 — Chuck Smith today and climbing!) to be the most gracious and supportive of our men and Hart Senate Office Building, We’re lucky in that we enjoy pretty decent living women in uniform. Washington, D.C., 20510. conditions. Knowing that you all stand behind us and appreciate 202-224-4774. w PUBLIC FORUM Our support squadron is doing one heck of a job to what we do makes being here more endurable. email@example.com make our deployment as comfortable as possible. Thanks for all you do for us! U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, Treasure our elders Many of our armed forces brethren have it much worse — our hats are definitely off to those guys and Master Sgt. Nick M. Grba, production supervisor, 303 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510. 202-224-6521. Dear Editor, what they have to endure on a daily basis. 380 EAMXS sam_brownback@brown- National Nursing Home Week, which is back.senate.gov scheduled to begin on Mother’s Day, May 13, and end May 19, is a special week where res- idents, caregivers, families, staff and volun- teers honor and celebrate nursing facility life. Thanks to all for Kans for Kids program U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, 1st District, 2443 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20515. This week is a perfect time to visit your Dear Editor, Tribune, Eagle Radio, and Hoisington Dispatch; to the 202-225-2715. Hays office, loved ones, friends, and neighbors as many Our heart felt gratitude to everyone who came out on “awesome” Scott Donovan for providing an evening of 785-628-6401. April 18 to support the fund raiser for Kans for Kids fun and entertainment, and to Deanna Ochs for lending firstname.lastname@example.org facilities will be holding special events. Fighting Cancer. Because of your support and generos- her time and talents on the megaphone. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, 2nd If you are unable to visit, please make a ity the record of the past three years was broken! How Floor, State Capitol, Topeka, phone call, send a card, flowers or even an Thanks also goes to everyone who helped both inside blessed we are to live in such a giving and caring com- and in the parking lot in any capacity to make the event 66612. 785-296-3232. email — this special attention will make munity. www.ksgovernor.org someone’s day. Special thanks to Shaney’s, Kaiser’s Shamrock, Tap successful. Kansas senators or represen- Take this time to reach out and let someone Room, Mainly For You Day Spa, Dr. Tyler Schremmer, Last but certainly not least, hats off to Lori Reames tatives: State Capitol, Topeka, very special know that you are thinking about Boxberger Automotive, State Farm (Kathy Burt), and the magnificent crew at the Hoisington Pizza Hut 66612. 785-296-0111. them now and throughout the year. Bailey’s Food Bin, Trinity Baptist Church, Car Quest for all of your hard work and dedication that helped to Legislative hot line: 800-432- This year’s National Nursing Home Week and Becker Tires for your donations to support the live 3924. For e-mail addresses, make “Pizza Nite” the enormous success that it was. see theme is “Treasure Our Elders.” remote radio broadcast by Eagle Radio (KHOK). Cindy Luxem, God bless each and everyone of you! www.kslegislature.org/sen- Also, thanks to Celia Webb, The Lodge, Convenience CEO/president, Express, and Boxberger’s Automotive for providing Duane, Debbie, Sarah and Shane Reif, ateroster/index.html or Kans for Kids Fighting Cancer Foundation, www.kslegislature.org/house- Kansas Health Care Association, door prizes. Thank you to Dr. Durrett and Jane Rice for roster/index.html Topeka help with advertisement, as well as to the Great Bend Hoisington GREAT BEND (Kan.) TRIBUNE — WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2007 — 5 HOISINGTON ELLINWOOD GREAT BEND TRIBUNE GREAT BEND TRIBUNE Town says good-bye to Gwen Christy By PAM MARTIN short prayer service at 2 a.m. the day after the email@example.com tornado in the city office. “I wasn’t sure and she said ‘let’s do it.’” HOISINGTON — She was the “tornado” The Rev. Gary Dassow happened to be pre- mayor, a fixture in Hoisington for years, serv- sent, so he led the prayer, which ended up air- ing eight years on city council and four years ing on CNN. as mayor. Dinkel said he kept Christy up to date, “She was a super person meeting each day. After four weeks, the late to work with,” said nights and stress was beginning to show. Hoisington Council “She had the wisdom to see that and the Member Jim Sekavec. “We tact to tell me I needed support.” agreed on some things and That’s when the city hired an assistant city disagreed on some things manager to get through the worst of the torna- but we were still friends do aftermath. even after we disagreed.” “Gwen made a lot of the tornado (rebuild- Gwenola “Gwen” Christy ing) happen,” Dinkel said. died on Monday, leaving “We had to have someone who believed the behind a legacy of commu- Christy tornado wasn’t a disaster. It was an inconve- nity service. nience and the town would recover.” “She really understood how government Christy was also an active member of the worked,” said Hoisington City Manager Allen Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She was Dinkel. co-founder of the Hoisington Food Bank and Dinkel worked closely with Christy after served as president of the Logan Haus, City COURTESY PHOTO the tornado struck Hoisington on April 21, Library and Historical Society Boards. 2001. She was mayor from 1999 to 2003, Hoisington honored her as Citizen of the Year Ellinwood District Hospital’s new radiology equipment is fully operational. The hospital remod- serving during the bulk of the town’s rebuild- in 1997 and Hoisington Labor Day Parade Grand Marshal. eled an area for the new equipment, which was recently installed after the old equipment ing. Dinkel, who collects pigs, has one she gave failed. They met at 11 p.m. that night, Dinkel said, with Christy telling him to take care of what him that is signed. Something he’ll treasure. needed to be done. Christy was the cheer- leader. “She comforted everyone and told them Christy was responsible for much of the rebuilding, Dinkel said. “I couldn’t have done it without her as mayor.” Ellinwood District Hospital unveils ‘we’ll survive,’” Dinkel said. Christy also gave the green light to allow a Christy’s obituary appeared in Tuesday’s Great Bend Tribune. building, equipment improvements By PAM MARTIN year-old facility began in ous community gifts and sup- Kara’s kids firstname.lastname@example.org October with the removal of asbestos. port will present $65,000,” to the hospital for new radiology ELLINWOOD — With a Upgrades to the hot and cold equipment, Sessler said. The major renovation project near- water pipe system, and to the project was to run three years, ing completion, Ellinwood electrical system are complete. she said, but the old equipment District Hospital will unveil Ductwork was installed for failed, forcing the hospital to improvements on Friday, as future improvements to the buy new digital x-ray equip- host for the Ellinwood heating and air conditioning ment. The foundation will con- Chamber of Commerce systems. The lobby bathroom tinue to raise funds to pay off Coffee. has been remodeled and is now the new equipment. “We’d like to encourage disabled accessible, Sessler A new CT machine was everyone to come,” said Karen said. Work to enlarge the two installed Tuesday morning. Sessler, EDH education direc- laboratory rest rooms into one There are still some ceiling tor. large rest room is nearly com- tiles missing, Sessler said, that The hospital qualified for plete. will be replaced when all of the and sold $200,000 in commu- The Ellinwood Area Health wiring work is complete. nity tax credits, receiving a Care Foundation has been The Ellinwood District total of $285,714 from the holding fund-raising projects Hospital Chamber of Kansas Department of to replace old x-ray equipment. Commerce Coffee will be held Commerce for the improve- “The Area Health Care 10 a.m. on Friday at the EDH ments. Upgrades to the 52- Foundation, thanks to gener- Education Room. St. Joseph students compete in speech contest ELLINWOOD — St. Joseph School students recently gained the opportunity to demonstrate their public speaking skills and take pride in personal accomplishments. On April 12, the students took part in a speech contest spon- PAM MARTIN/Great Bend Tribune sored by Modern Woodmen of America, a national provider Hadleigh and Hayden Gardner hand Hoisington Mayor Clayton Williamson a Kans for Kids of fraternal financial services Fighting Cancer brochure during the organization’s pizza night fund raiser. Debbie Reif, Kans and programs. Similar speech contests took place at all for Kids, announced on Monday the event raised $2,090, including $1,300 from donations, Catholic schools in the Dodge which was double last year’s amount. The Gardner children’s mother, Kara, was 15 when she City Diocese. was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease; she was the second child assisted by Kans for Kids. Students competing in the contest, which was held at St. Joseph Parish Center, shared their presentations on this HOISINGTON HAPPENINGS year’s topic, A Great American COURTESY PHOTO Leader. Thursday p.m. at the Hoisington Knights of Columbus The winners of the local con- St. Joseph School students Addie Billinger, won second place, Hoisington Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hall, 114 N. Main in Hoisington. Funds raised test were Jenna Snell, first Jenna Snell, first place and Connor Birzer, third place, at the — 9:30 a.m. Hosted by the Hoisington for area charities. Players are asked to bring place; Addice Billinger, second school’s speech contest held on April 12. Jenna Snell also Homestead Assisted Living at the facility, 259 snacks to be shared at a snack table. place; and Connor Birzer, third placed first at the Diocesan Contest in Dodge City with a topic W. 6th Street. Monday place. Each received a trophy, of great American leader Oprah Winphrey. Hoisington Knights of Columbus monthly Hoisington Middle School Spring Concert a gold award pin, and their meeting — 7:30 p.m. at the K of C Hall on — 7 p.m. in the HMS gymnasium. The class names will be engraved on the Kayla Schartz. speech on her choice for a Main Street. All Hoisington Knights are choirs and bands will perform several selec- school’s speech contest plaque. First place winner, Jenna great American leader, Oprah encouraged to attend. A meal will follow the tions. Gold award pins were also Snell, went on to compete at Winphrey. She received a per- meeting. Tuesday given to the next four ranking the Diocesan Contest in Dodge sonal trophy, a school trophy, Hoisington Masonic Lodge meeting — Hoisington Swinging Stars Square Dance finalists: Michelle Klepper, City. She placed first at the and a $50 cash prize from meet at 6 p.m. and travel to Claflin for a meal — 8 p.m. at the Hoisington Municipal Jared Oelke, Adam Birzer, and Diocesan Contest with her Modern Woodmen of America. and visit to their Lodge. Auditorium, First and Walnut Streets. The Saturday caller will be Mary Castleberry from Joplin, Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament — 7:30 Mo. ELLINWOOD BRIEF Patten Family benefit dinner doctors also performed a biopsy of her lungs, and USD #431 MENU to be held Saturday sent it off to various hospitals throughout the United States in hopes of finding a diagnosis. At this point, the Mayo Clinic has diagnosed Breakfast Lunch her with Hamman-Rich Disease, or Acute Wednesday Wednesday On Saturday, National Cooperative Refinery Association and the Sons of the American Legion Interstitial Pneumonia; however, this diagnosis is Biscuit, sausage gravy, banana, juice, milk Cook’s choice not 100 percent conclusive. With this uncertainty, ––––––––––––––– Thursday will sponsor a Pig Feed-Bull Fry to benefit the Patten Family of Ellinwood. the family faces a long road ahead, including a Thursday Burrito with cheese, lettuce/tomato, peas, continued hospital stay, more medical tests, and a Poptart, cereal, orange, juice, milk mandarin oranges, chocolate chip cookie, On March 28, Danielle Patten, the 15-year-old daughter of Greg and Rashell Patten, was admit- possible trip to Denver to visit with a specialist. ––––––––––––––– milk-Roosevelt Cook-out An account for Danielle Patten has been estab- Friday Friday ted to Wesley Medical Center with multiple symptoms, including a high fever and respiratory lished at all Sunflower Bank locations. Breakfast pizza, mandarin oranges, juice, Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, For more information contact Rhonda Klatt at milk mixed vegetables, applesauce, roll, milk- problems. Danielle was placed on a respirator and a feeding tube inserted while undergoing numer- 620-786-0594, or Erin Powers, NCRA office, at ––––––––––––––– Lincoln Cook-out 800-362-0499 or 620-793-3111, extension 10. ous tests to determine the cause of her illness. The Drop us Local People Local News Local Views a line 620-653-4113 Competitive Fixed Rate Home via email: Loans That Stay Local email@example.com Second & Main • Box 480 Hoisington, Kansas 67544 www.gbtribune.com 620-792-1211 GREAT BEND TRIBUNE 6 WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2007 AREA BRIEFS Celebrating volunteerism LARNED Scraps to host coffee hour, ribbon- cutting Thursday Scraps, a scrapbooking enthusiasts’ store and coffee shop, will host the next Larned Area Chamber of Commerce Coffee Hour, at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. There will also be a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new busi- ness, which opened April 3 in the old Eggleston Building. The address is 418 Broadway. Tayleene VanNorden and her husband, Dr. Mark VanNorden, are the proprietors of Scraps. Larned Pizza Hut to MARCIA VOELKER/Great Bend Tribune have fundraiser Left: St. Joseph Memorial Hospital held its annual recognition celebration April 23. Volunteers were honored for a combined total of 6,500 hours of service to Friday for RFL the hospital and patients. Pictured, from left, back row: Mark Mingenback, Central Kansas Medical Center vice president, Professional Services; Gerthe Jensen, more than 300 hours of service; Betty Schartz; Helen Haberman, 2,500 hours-plus; Agnes Finger, 1,500-plus hours; and Sister Elizabeth Amman, vice president, The Larned Pizza Hut, on Mission Integration. Front row, from left: Roberta Lane, 300-plus hours; Anne Graner, 2,500-plus hours; Marcia King, more than 3,500 hours; Virginia Best, 300- West 14th Street, will have a plus houirs; Pat Schartz, 1,500-plus hours; Jewel Schartz, 500-plus hours; Leisa Welsch, CAVS, director, Volunteer Services; Sheila Toon, St. Joseph Hospital “fun”draiser night (actually administrator; and Linda Befort, 300-plus hours. all day) Friday. Twenty per- Right: Marcia King, top volunteer, at left, with Leisa Welsch. cent of all purchases made Friday will be donated by the w PAWNEE COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING NOTES store to the Pawnee County American Cancer Society Relay for Life 2007. Commissioners approve St. Federal government contractors You can call Robin Diamond at 620-285-3878 for more information. Joseph Hospital tax-credit workshop set May 24 in Great Bend A free workshop on conducting business other federal agencies. Assistance will be pro- Main Street quest for equipment with the federal government on procurement vided to vendors wanting to register electroni- Sterling Pots ‘n’ actions, hosted by Fort Larned National cally on CCR. By TRIBUNE STAFF way administrator, updated Historic Site of Larned, will be held Thursday, A Dun and Bradstreet number is required Pedals Festival set commissioners about his May 24, at the Front Door, 1615 10th St., Great and can be obtained through CCR. Food and After listening to three department’s activities. Bend. drinks are not allowed in the workshop room. for Saturday hospital officials, Pawnee Changes in the department’s The sessions run from 9 a.m. to noon and Prospective contractors must be registered in County commissioners on five-year plan were dis- again from 1 to 4 p.m. Representatives from CCR, www.ccr.gov <http://www.ccr.gov/> in STERLING — Main April 23 endorsed a tax cred- cussed. the National Park Service and Dennis order to receive awards from federal agencies Street Sterling’s Pots ’n’ it application for St. Joseph Darold Bussard, court- Fitzgerald of Heartland Procurement Technical and also be registered in ORCA, Pedals Festival will take Memorial Hospital of house custodian, discussed Assistance Center of Missouri Southern http://orca.bpn.gov <http://orca.bpn.gov/> . place Saturday, May 5. This Larned, for a CT Scan fire extinguishers with the University will demonstrate these procedures. FedBizOpps, www.fedbizopps.gov year’s festival will include device. Commissioners also commission. Clocks for the A representative of another government <http://www.fedbizopps.gov/> provides the the Pedal to the Metal Car agreed to provide a letter of courthouse were another agency, Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, a public access for notice of procurement actions Show, city-wide garage sale, support for the tax credit. topic of discussion. unit of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will exceeding $25,000 and links to the National pedal tractor pull, Benton’s Mark Mingenback, execu- Mark Wagner, Noxious also be present. The topics discussed will be Park Web site at http://ideasec.nbc.gov, where Greenhouse flower sale, tive director of the Central Weed/Emergency Central Contractor Registration and Online the solicitations and any subsequent amend- youth T-shirt painting and Kansas MedicalCenter Preparedness director, dis- Representations and Certifications ments can be viewed and downloaded for the Super Shopper Sweepstakes. Foundation, Sheila Toon, St. cussed with commissioners Application, Small Business Administration contractor’s use. The Pedal to the Metal Car Joseph Hospital administra- an upcoming meeting about information, FedBizOpps, and using electronic No more hard copies will be mailed or issued Show will be held at the tor, and Liz Trapp, radiology possible future use of the commerce on the Internet to search for Federal for procurement actions exceeding $25,000. northwest corner of Sterling manager at the Larned hos- 700 Megahertz frequency by Government procurement actions. Please plan to attend this informative work- Lake. Check-in will be from pital, spoke to commission- emergency first responders. All interested vendors and contractors are shop. If you have any questions please call 9 to 11 a.m. on May 5, and ers. The State of Kansas wants encouraged to attend in order to procure future Sharyl Cyphers at 620-285-6911 or Linda the show will run from 9 Leon Shearrer, sheriff, and someone from Pawnee projects with the National Park Service or Clarke at 402-437-5392 ext. 103. a.m. to 3 p.m. Prizes will be Scott King, undersheriff, County to attend the meet- awarded for People’s Choice discussed possibly hiring of ing, Wagner said Monday. and Top 10. Interested entrants may a new jailer. Commissioners approved the hiring, at a Commissioners and Wagner also discussed geographic USD #495 MENU bring their name, address, starting wage of $11.43 per information systems. car description, any special hour. Commissioners approved an Breakfast vegetable, salad bar, milk needs, and $15 entry fee to Denise Wood, Community Internet connection for Today Thursday the Main Street Sterling Corrections/Juvenile Justice Wagner’s cell phone for Donut, yogurt, fruit, milk Fiestada, vegetable, salad bar, milk office in the First Group Authority director, discussed about $25 per month. Thursday Friday Insurance building at 136 S. a three-year comprehensive Commissioners also dis- Pancake/sausage on a stick, fruit, milk Corn dog, tater tots, vegetable, salad bar, Broadway or register the day plan for her departments, cussed Camp Pawnee and Friday milk of the show. Dash plaques and commissioners “signed signed a payroll change for Muffin, fruit, milk will be given to the first 50 off” on it. They also signed a Elaine Welch, effective Feb. Lunch entrants. Paddy’s Restaurant JAIBG grant waiver. 19, 2007, moving her to Step Today Read the Tribune will provide lunch at the Kurt Demel, county high- Six. Hot ham and cheese, scalloped potatoes, lake. The citywide garage sale will begin at 8 a.m. Maps listing sale locations will be available for pick-up at the intersection of Broadway 10% OFF ALL LIFT CHAIRS and Monroe. Just in Time for Mother’s Day. For that The pedal tractor pull for special someone who needs that exra lift. children ages 4 to 12 is scheduled for 11 a.m. and People Helping People MPHE 4010 10th St. will be held to the east of Great Bend Broadway on Monroe. 620-793-7828 Registration is at 10:30 a.m. Toll Free 866-794-7828 Tell the world how great Mom is, with a loving Mother’s Day There is a $1 entry fee for Medical Park Home Equipment message in the newspaper. Your Mother’s Day greeting will each child. The tractor pull appear in our Mother’s Day edition on Sunday, May 13! is sponsored by Sterling Farm Supply. Children ages 3 to 12 are invited to paint T-shirts in honor of National Historic LOWEST PRICE on Upper End Your Name: MOTHER’S DAY MESSAGES ORDER FORM Phone: EVER! Preservation Month at Address: Broadway and Monroe from (in the canal) 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dick Wellman’s CDs will also be Hearing Aids! City: State: Zip: available for purchase at the booth. FREE Mother’s Name: Benton’s Greenhouse will Message (maximum 20 words): hold a flower and plant sale at Dysart Park throughout the day beginning at 8 a.m. The Super Shopper Sweepstakes invites cus- Please mail entry form along with check or money order for inclusion to: tomers to earn one entry in a Mother’s Day Messages, c/o Great Bend Tribune, PO Box 228, Great Bend, KS 67530 drawing for a gift basket for or email information including credit card number to firstname.lastname@example.org every $5 spent downtown on Deadline: May 10, 2007 Mark Kind is at the May 10, 2007 the day of the festival. All Alterra Sterling House Alterra Sterling House receipts dated May 5 should every second Thursday EXAMPLE GREETINGS: 1206 Patton Road, be brought to the Main of the month. Great Bend , MOMays standing You are MOTHER, Street booth at Broadway alw ONLY friend a the best moth you for for all your nyo er an and Monroe by 1:30; the drawing will take place at 2 p.m. Thank by me endless and s love a OXOX, nd sup Ala n port! $ 1000 Thanks ne could ask fo d for bein Love, Bob & S ue g you! r. For more information, Add a Photo please contact Alison for only $500 Anderson, executive direc- more! tor, Main Street Sterling, at (620) 278-2099. SPORTS GREAT BEND TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2007 7 NFL Football Prep Baseball Chiefs deal Sims to Hoisington splits road twinbill with Lyons Bucs, release Hicks TRIBUNE SPORTS REPORT Deutsch doubled and tripled while scor- eight earned runs on 11 hits. ing once and driving in a pair. With all the pop the Cardinals LYONS – The Hoisington Cardinal Horesky crossed the plate three Game 1 had in their bats in game one, KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) the NFL for the first four games times with two RBIs. Hoisington 19, game two the pop was gone. — The Kansas City Chiefs trad- next season, for two DUI con- baseball team wasted all their offensive in the 19-8 game one win against Lyons In addition to Horesky and Lyons 8 Hoisington could muster only ed defensive tackle Ryan Sims victions, and the decision to Deutsch, Adam Demel went 4- three hits as they took an 11-0 to Tampa Bay and released draft McBride — who can play on Monday. Lyons earned a split for their home crowd with an 11-0 five- for-4 with two doubles, three Game 2 five-inning defeat. defensive end Eric Hicks on inside or outside — followed inning shut out in the second affair. runs scored and a RBI. Lyons 11, Hoisington starter Matt Tuesday, three days after taking the team’s vow after last season Lyons jumped out to a quick 6-0 lead Carl Hickel and Justin Hoisington 0 Engstrom blanked the Lions the defensive lineman Claude to start a youth movement. in the first after two innings. The Axman both dialed long dis- (5 inn.) first three innings before run- “Turk” McBride in the second Hicks ranks fifth in team his- Cardinals took control the rest of the tance with homeruns for the ning into trouble in the fourth. round of the NFL draft. tory with 44.5 sacks, with a way, scoring 19 runs in the final five Cardinals. Once Lyons started connecting with The Chiefs will get a future career-best 14 sacks in 2000. stanzas. Jacob Deutsch and Cameron Freshman Zach Higgins earned the Cardinal pitching, they did not stop draft pick from the Buccaneers He also ranks 12th in tackling Horesky each went 4-for-5 at the plate. win as he went the distance, giving up until 11 runs had scored in the stanza. in exchange for Sims, who has with 574 — including 284 solo been an overweight, often- stops — with a single-season injured disappointment since best of 118 tackles in 2003. NBA Playoffs they took him in the first round Hicks and his wife, Erica, of the 2002 draft. have been especially active in Stayin’ alive In five seasons, the 6-foot-4, charity work in the Kansas City 315-pound Sims appeared in 59 area, founding the Hicks for games with 36 starts. Over that Hearts Foundation in 2001 to span, he had 149 tackles — 79 assist families of children with unassisted — with five sacks, congenital heart defects. one interception, one forced Their daughter, Shayla, was fumble and one fumble recov- born in 1999 with a heart condi- ery. tion that required several opera- Hicks, who made the Chiefs’ tions. Toronto has to fend roster as an undrafted free agent ““Eric has been an excellent out of Maryland in 1998, has football player for the Kansas off frantic New Jersey appeared in 128 games with 104 City Chiefs and a superb repre- starts over nine seasons. sentative of this organization in comeback to extend He became a full-time starter in 1999, when he appeared in all the community these past nine years,” Chiefs president and series 16 games for Kansas City, but general manager Carl Peterson has seen his role diminish in said in a statement announcing TORONTO (AP) -- It looked like a recent years with the emergence Hicks’ release. “Eric is one of laugher. It turned into a nail-biter. of Jared Allen and Tamba Hali. the best college free agents that Jose Calderon scored a career-high Allen has been suspended by we have signed since 89.” 25 points and Andrea Bargnani added 18 as the Toronto Raptors rebounded from two double-digit losses to stave Prep Golf off elimination and beat the New Jersey Nets 98-96 on Tuesday night. Smith leads Claf lin to title "It took everything and it took every- body," Raptors coach Sam Mitchell said. "They didn't go away quietly." TRIBUNE SPORTS REPORT as Nathan Willis shot an 87 to Game 6 in the first-round series is take eighth and Dylan Demel Friday night in New Jersey. CLAFLIN – Preson Smith also fired an 87 to finish 10th. Toronto point guards T.J. Ford and shot a 77 to win individual Quivira Heights had three Calderon were both hurt in Tuesday's medalists honors and lead golfers finish in the top 10, led game and the extent of the injuries was- Claflin to the overall team title by Sam Swain, who finished n't known. in its home invitational on sixth with an 86. Teammate The Raptors led by as many as 17 Monday. Isaac White was seventh with points in the second half but the Nets Smith won the tournament by an 86. Jacob Behnke shot an 87 got within one in the final minute when two strokes. Teammate to take ninth. Calderon rolled his ankle and lost the Remington Miller shot an 82 to Also competing for Quivira ball to Jason Kidd. Vince Carter then take third as the Wildcats fin- Heights were Kyle Montoya hit a 3-pointer to make it 95-94 with ished with a score of 343. (88) and Jared Behnke (92). 27.6 seconds remaining. Quivira Heights was four shots Others competing for Two free throws by Toronto's Chris behind for second and Hoisington included Trace Bosh and a putback from Mikki Moore Hoisington tallied a 353 to take Hughes (94), Derrick Bartonek of the Nets made it 97-96. Bosh was third. (101) and Kody Cook (102). fouled again but made just one of two, Kolten Cook led the Others competing for Claflin included Danton Hilton (89), giving the Nets a chance to tie or go for Cardinals as he shot an 85 to the win. Carter drove to the basket but take fifth place. Two other Shawn Doyle (95), Ryan Doyle (100) and Trey Holliday (107). Juan Dixon's defense forced him to Cardinals finished in the top 10 give up the ball and Bostjan Nachbar's 3-pointer bounced off the rim as time Prep Track & Field expired. "We give them credit, they deserved to win," Nets coach Lawrence Frank Hoffman sets school record said. "Now we have to go home and defend our turf." The Raptors said Calderon may have TRIBUNE SPORTS REPORT Hickel ran the 200 meter dash in sprained an ankle and he was to under- 23.75, good enough for second go tests. INMAN – Lance Hoffman place. Ford left the game shortly after col- set a new school record by win- The girls finished fifth with liding with Carter with less than 30 sec- ning the javelin throw for 53 points just six points away Claflin at the Inman Invitational onds to play in the first quarter. Ford, from a medal position. on Monday. Hoffman launched Moundridge won the event with who suffered what team officials called the javelin 176 feet, eight inch- 107 points, closely followed by a "stinger," was taken to a hospital for es, 26 feet farther than the next Bennington with 104. Wichita tests. He returned to the arena and was competitor. Homeschool took third with 59 sitting on the bench late in the fourth Hoffman also showed his points and Hutchinson Trinity quarter. Tests showed no serious prob- speed for the Wildcats as a rounded out the top four with a lems but Ford still complained of sore- member of the 4x400 relay score of 57. ness after the game. team and the 4x100 relay which Claflin’s top finish came in Starting for the first time in the series, both took first place. Adam the 4x100 relay. Natalie Zink, Bargnani scored Toronto's first seven Hickel, Grant Miller and Tanner Kelsey Strube, Christen Leiker points of the game. He made all six of Klug joined Hoffman to take the and Megan Kirmer combined to his field goal attempts and all three of gold in the 4x400 relay in a time post a time of 53.89, placing his free throws in the first half. Anthony Parker scored 18 points and AP photo of 3:39.99. Klug, Hoffman, them second. Hickel and Travis Liebl stood Zink followed up her second Morris Peterson added 17 for Toronto. atop the podium in the 4x100 in the 4x100 relay with a pair of Plagued by foul trouble, Bosh strug- Toronto Raptors' Jose Calderon (8) and Andrea Bargnani pressure New Jersey Nets relay in a time 45.12 seconds. third place finishes in the sprint- gled again, scoring 11 points on 3-for- Jason Kidd, right, during first round basketball playoff action in Toronto, Tuesday. As a team the boys finished ing events. In the 100 meter 11 shooting. Toronto took home the victory 98-96 in game five. The Raptors tough defense helped third with 67 points, behind dash she finished in 13.56 sec- Carter scored 30 points for the Nets, fend off a frantic comeback by the Nets in the fourth quarter. With the win, Toronto Bennington with 89 points and onds and ran a 28.70 in the 200. who also got 23 points from Richard puts the pressure back on the underdog Nets to finish the series out at home in New Sterling with 151 points. Kristin Wirth grabbed a Jefferson and 11 points and 10 assists Jersey Friday. Hickel and Miller each bronze in the 300 hurdles in a from Kidd. grabbed a of sliver medal. time of 57.73 and Leiker took Miller took second in the 300 third in the long jump with a hurdles in a time of 43.64, while leap of 15-1 1/4. Prep Tennis Tuesday’s games postponed Ellinwood, Hoisington finish in top five of league meet TRIBUNE SPORTS REPORT tively been rescheduled for TRIBUNE SPORTS REPORT Collegiate. In the false double elimina- Both Hoisington’s Lee Goetz and noon today. The location of tion tournament Ochs lost his first Ellinwood’s Ethan Thomas lost their Tuesday’s rainfall forced the doubleheader could be WICHITA – The Ellinwood boys match before winning his final two. first match. After the loss both won the postponement of several switched to Dodge City, pend- tennis team took fourth with 46 points, Filling in for Zane Ochs in No. 1 their second match to set up an all area sporting events. ing on the condition of the just one point ahead of Hoisington at doubles, Ryan Hoffman joined Turner Golden Belt battle for fifth place. Among those events post- baseball fields. the MCAA League tennis meet at Polzin for a third place finish. Hoffman Thomas would win the epic battle, 9-8 poned were the Great Bend- Further information on Wichita Collegiate on Monday. and Polzin lost in the second round of (7-2). Dodge City baseball double- today’s twinbill will be avail- Eric Degenhardt of Ellinwood the winner’s bracket to the eventual In No.2 doubles Hoisington’s pair of header, the Claflin home able on the USD 428 station, opened his afternoon in No. 1 singles championship from Collegiate. After Neal Ochs and Brad Harting took third boys’ tennis meet along with channel 21. with a pair of wins before falling in the the loss, Hoisington’s duo rebounded place after outlasting Smoky Valley’s the Larned-Russell baseball The Panthers are also championship game to Dippel from for a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Sterling’s team 5-7, 7-5 and 6-2. Ellinwood’s duo and softball twinbills. scheduled to host a make-up Smoky Valley 3-6, 6-2 and 6-2. team. of Corey Detter and Aaron Koetter lost The Great Bend-Dodge City doubleheader with Wichita Zane Ochs left doubles action for Ellinwood’s team of Jacob Roth and their opening match before cruising to baseball games have tenta- West at 4 p.m. on Friday. No. 1 singles and placed fifth at Ross McGuire placed sixth. their final two victories 9-1 and 9-4. 8 – GREAT BEND (Kan.) TRIBUNE — WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2007 His first turkey SCOREBOARD DeJesus, Kansas City, 33; ARodriguez, New York, 33; Phoenix leads series 3-1 Television Jeter, New York, 32; Mauer, Minnesota, 31; MOrdonez, Detroit, 31. Wednesday, May 2: L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 4: Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, TBD, if neces- DOUBLES—MOrdonez, Detroit, 13; THunter, sary WEDNESDAY’S SCHEDULE Minnesota, 13; Granderson, Detroit, 10; AHill, Toronto, Sunday, May 6: L.A. Lakers at Phoenix, TBD, if nec- 9; Mauer, Minnesota, 9; VWells, Toronto, 9; OCabrera, essary BASEBALL Los Angeles, 9; GAnderson, Los Angeles, 9. SAN ANTONIO VS. DENVER ESPN- Philadelphia Phillies vs Atlanta Braves from TRIPLES—TPena, Kansas City, 4; Buck, Oakland, 2; Sunday, April 22: Denver 95, San Antonio 89 Turner Field (Live), 6:30 p.m. Granderson, Detroit, 2; Kotchman, Los Angeles, 2; Wednesday, April 25: San Antonio 97, Denver 88 FOXSM- Los Angeles Angels at Kansas City Royals Crisp, Boston, 2; Blalock, Texas, 2; Punto, Minnesota, Saturday, April 28: San Antonio 96, Denver 91 from Kauffman Stadium (Live), 7 p.m. 2; ISuzuki, Seattle, 2; Cora, Boston, 2; Catalanotto, Monday, April 30: San Antonio 96, Denver 89, San BASKETBALL Texas, 2. Antonio leads series 3-1 NBA HOME RUNS—ARodriguez, New York, 14; Kinsler, Wednesday, May 2: Denver at San Antonio, 7 p.m. TNT- NBA Basketball Playoffs - Denver Nuggets at Texas, 9; DOrtiz, Boston, 7; VGuerrero, Los Angeles, Friday, May 4: San Antonio at Denver, TBD, if neces- San Antonio Spurs(Live), 7; Sosa, Texas, 7; Morneau, Minnesota, 6. sary 6 p.m. STOLEN BASES—Lofton, Texas, 11; Sizemore, Sunday, May 6: Denver at San Antonio, TBD, if nec- TNT- NBA Basketball Playoffs - Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland, 8; BRoberts, Baltimore, 8; JLugo, Boston, essary Phoenix Suns (Live), 8:30 p.m. 8; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 7; Matthews, Los Angeles, 6. UTAH VS. HOUSTON BOWLING PITCHING (4 Decisions)—Beckett, Boston, 5-0, Saturday, April 21: Houston 84, Utah 75 ESPN2- 2007 USBC Queen’s from Charlotte, N.C. 1.000, 2.48; Halladay, Toronto, 4-0, 1.000, 2.28; Monday, April 23: Houston 98, Utah 90 (Live), 6 p.m. Tejeda, Texas, 3-1, .750, 3.82; ROrtiz, Minnesota, 3-1, Thursday, April 26: Utah 81, Houston 67 BOXING .750, 2.57; Schilling, Boston, 3-1, .750, 3.27; Lackey, Saturday, April 28: Utah 98, Houston 85 Professional Los Angeles, 4-2, .667, 2.19; Matsuzaka, Boston, 3-2, Monday, April 30: Houston 96, Utah 92, Houston FOXSM- FSN Presents: Nothin’ but Knockouts, .600, 4.36; Haren, Oakland, 3-2, .600, 1.60; Bedard, leads series 3-2 3:30 p.m. Baltimore, 3-2, .600, 6.09; JoSantana, Minnesota, 3- ESPN2- 1995 IBC Heavyweight Title Lennox Lewis vs Thursday, May 3: Houston at Utah, 8 or 9 p.m. 2, .600, 3.60. Saturday, May 5: Utah at Houston, TBD, if necessary Tommy Morrison from Atlantic City, NJ, 7:30 p.m. STRIKEOUTS—JoSantana, Minnesota, 45; Bedard, ESPN2- Yory Boy Campas vs Eromosele Albert from NHL PLAYOFFS Baltimore, 42; Matsuzaka, Boston, 38; Shields, Tampa CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Miami, Fla. (Live), 8 p.m. Bay, 37; DCabrera, Baltimore, 36; Lackey, Los Amateur Angeles, 35; Sabathia, Cleveland, 35. ESPN- United States vs United Kingdom from Newcastle, England, Noon. MARTIAL ARTS SAVES—FrRodriguez, Los Angeles, 9; Borowski, Cleveland, 9; Reyes, Tampa Bay, 9; Papelbon, Boston, Hockey 8; Jenks, Chicago, 8; TJones, Detroit, 8; Ray, FOXSM- International Fight League Lions vs Baltimore, 7; Nathan, Minnesota, 7. Silverbacks (Replay), 4 p.m. (BEST-OF-7) NATIONAL LEAGUE ESPN2- K-1 from Saitama, Japan (Taped), 10 p.m. BATTING—DeLee, Chicago, .392; Holliday, Colorado, ESPN2- K-1 from Las Vegas (Taped), 10:30 p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCE .385; Helton, Colorado, .384; Rowand, Philadelphia, SOCCER BUFFALO VS. NEW YORK RANGERS .378; HaRamirez, Florida, .364; MiCabrera, Florida, UEFA Soccer Wednesday, April 25: Buffalo 5, N.Y. Rangers 2 .360; JBReyes, New York, .356; Beltran, New York, ESPN2- Semifinal #2 Manchester United Red Devils Friday, April 27: Buffalo 3, N.Y. Rangers 2 .356; Bonds, San Francisco, .356. vs Milan AC from Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (Live), Sunday, April 29: N.Y. Rangers 2, Buffalo 1, 2OT RUNS—HaRamirez, Florida, 26; JBReyes, New York, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1: N.Y. Rangers 2, Buffalo 1, series tied 26; Rollins, Philadelphia, 26; Johnson, Atlanta, 24; 2-2 CJones, Atlanta, 22; Pierre, Los Angeles, 21; DeLee, Friday, May 4: N.Y. Rangers at Buffalo, 6 p.m. Baseball Chicago, 20. RBI—Francoeur, Atlanta, 25; AGonzalez, San Diego, 25; Beltran, New York, 23; CaLee, Houston, 22; Utley, Sunday, May 6: Buffalo at N.Y. Rangers, 1 p.m., if nec- essary Philadelphia, 21; OHudson, Arizona, 21; Holliday, Tuesday, May 8: N.Y. Rangers at Buffalo, 6 p.m., if nec- COURTESY PHOTO MLB BASEBALL essary Colorado, 19; MiCabrera, Florida, 19; Garciaparra, Los Angeles, 19; AJones, Atlanta, 19. NEW JERSEY VS. OTTAWA AMERICAN LEAGUE Thursday, April 26: Ottawa 5, New Jersey 4 Dyaln Frank, a 10-year old resident of Great Bend, took his first turkey last Saturday morn- East Division HITS—Holliday, Colorado, 42; DeLee, Chicago, 38; JBReyes, New York, 37; OHudson, Arizona, 37; Saturday, April 28: New Jersey 3, Ottawa 2, 2OT ing in Edwards county. Frank used a 20 gauge with one clean shot to take down the 20 lb W L Pct GB Beltran, New York, 36; Renteria, Atlanta, 35; Monday, April 30: Ottawa 2, New Jersey 0, Ottawa Boston 16 9 .640 — AGonzalez, San Diego, 34; Rowand, Philadelphia, 34. leads series 2-1 "Jake" from about 14 feet. Toronto 13 12 .520 3 1/2 DOUBLES—DeLee, Chicago, 14; Utley, Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 2: New Jersey at Ottawa, 6 p.m. Baltimore 12 15 .444 5 1/2 13; KGreene, San Diego, 11; Church, Washington, 10; Saturday, May 5: Ottawa at New Jersey, Tampa Bay 11 15 .423 6 Holliday, Colorado, 10; JBautista, Pittsburgh, 10. 7 p.m. New York 9 14 .391 6 1/2 TRIPLES—JBReyes, New York, 5; Weeks, Monday, May 7: New Jersey at Ottawa, Central Division Milwaukee, 3; Amezaga, Florida, 3; DRoberts, San 6 p.m., if necessary W L Pct GB Francisco, 3. Wednesday, May 9: Ottawa at New Jersey, 6 p.m., if Cleveland 14 8 .636 — HOME RUNS—Rollins, Philadelphia, 9; CJones, necessary SPORTS BRIEFS Detroit Minnesota Chicago 15 15 12 11 11 11 .577 .577 .522 1 1 2 1/2 Atlanta, 8; Bonds, San Francisco, 8; MiCabrera, Florida, 7; AGonzalez, San Diego, 7. STOLEN BASES—JBReyes, New York, 17; Pierre, WESTERN CONFERENCE DETROIT VS. SAN JOSE Kansas City 8 18 .308 8 Los Angeles, 12; Victorino, Philadelphia, 7; DRoberts, Thursday, April 26: San Jose 2, Detroit 0 West Division San Francisco, 7; HaRamirez, Florida, 6; Taveras, Saturday, April 28: Detroit 3, San Jose 2 American Legion baseball meeting scheduled Los Angeles W 15 L 11 Pct .577 GB — Colorado, 6; Byrnes, Arizona, 6; Rollins, Philadelphia, 6. Monday, April 30: San Jose 2, Detroit 1, San Jose leads series 2-1 Seattle 10 10 .500 2 PITCHING (4 Decisions)—Maine, New York, 4-0, Wednesday, May 2: Detroit at San Jose, Oakland 13 13 .500 2 1.000, 1.35; Capuano, Milwaukee, 4-0, 1.000, 3.21; 9 p.m. The American Legion Argonne Post 180 baseball organization will hold an informational meet- Texas 10 15 .400 4 1/2 Harang, Cincinnati, 4-0, 1.000, 4.23; Willis, Florida, 5- Saturday, May 5: San Jose at Detroit, ing at 7 p.m. on Sunday in the American Legion Hall, located at 1011 Kansas Ave. MONDAY’S GAMES 1, .833, 5.35; 12 are tied with 750. 1 p.m. STRIKEOUTS—Peavy, San Diego, 46; Hamels, Monday, May 7: Detroit at San Jose, TBD, if necessary Meeting topics will include fund raising, schedules and other matters for the upcoming 2007 Detroit 8, Baltimore 4 Philadelphia, 37; Webb, Arizona, 36; Harang, Wednesday, May 9: San Jose at Detroit, TBD, if nec- season. All parents and others interested in American Legion baseball are invited to attend. Toronto 6, Texas 1 L.A. Angels 3, Kansas City 1 Cincinnati, 36; Wolf, Los Angeles, 36; Lilly, Chicago, essary 33; THudson, Atlanta, 32. ANAHEIM VS. VANCOUVER For more information or questions, contact J.D. Rein at 792-9765 or Steve Sell at 792-5111. TUESDAY’S GAMES SAVES—Valverde, Arizona, 10; FCordero, Wednesday, April 25: Anaheim 5, Vancouver 1 Oakland 5, Boston 4 Milwaukee, 10; STorres, Pittsburgh, 8; Saito, Los Friday, April 27: Vancouver 2, Anaheim 1, 2OT Detroit 5, Baltimore 4 Angeles, 7; Benitez, San Francisco, 7; Isringhausen, Sunday, April 29: Anaheim 3, Vancouver 2, Anaheim Minnesota 9, Tampa Bay 1 Baseball hits Ice Age during April St. Louis, 6; Wickman, Atlanta, 6. leads series 2-1 Toronto at Cleveland, late NBA PLAYOFFS Tuesday, May 1: Anaheim at Vancouver, late N.Y. Yankees at Texas, late FIRST ROUND Thursday, May 3: Vancouver at Anaheim, 8 p.m. L.A. Angels at Kansas City, late Sunday, May 6: Anaheim at Vancouver, Chicago White Sox at Seattle, late WEDNESDAY’S GAMES Baltimore (Trachsel 1-2) at Detroit (Robertson 2-1), Basketball 7 p.m., if necessary Tuesday, May 8: Vancouver at Anaheim, TBD, if nec- essary By RONALD BLUM 12:05 p.m. (BEST OF 7) GREAT BEND RECREATION COMMISSION Chicago White Sox (Danks 0-3) at Seattle (Batista 2- SPRING LEAGUE STANDINGS AP Baseball Writer 2), 2:35 p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCE Oakland (Gaudin 1-1) at Boston (Beckett 5-0), 6:05 DETROIT VS. ORLANDO Ryan Howard had just three homers, Carlos Delgado only p.m. Toronto (Zambrano 0-1) at Cleveland (Westbrook 1- 2), 6:05 p.m. Saturday, April 21: Detroit 100, Orlando 92 Monday, April 23: Detroit 98, Orlando 90 Thursday, April 26: Detroit 93, Orlando 77 GBRC Minnesota (Bonser 0-1) at Tampa Bay (Seo 1-2), 6:10 Saturday, April 28: Detroit 97, Orlando 93, Detroit wins one and Alfonso Soriano none p.m. series 4-0 SOCCER N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 1-1) at Texas (Tejeda 3-1), 7:05 at all: Hitters were stuck in an p.m. CLEVELAND VS. WASHINGTON Sunday, April 22: Cleveland 97, Washington 82 Youth 3rd & 4th grade Girls W-L Pct. April ice age, with home runs L.A. Angels (E.Santana 2-3) at Kansas City (De La Rosa 2-2), 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 25: Cleveland 109, Washington 102 Kewl Kats 4-1 0.800 Jets 3-2 0.600 and scoring in the major THURSDAY’S GAMES Saturday, April 28: Cleveland 98, Washington 92 Monday, April 30: Cleveland 97, Washington 90, Barton 3-2 0.600 leagues dropping to their lowest L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 1:10 p.m. Seattle at Boston, 6:05 p.m. Cleveland wins series 4-0 Thunder 2-3 0.400 Wild Cats 2-3 0.400 levels since 1993. Toronto at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. TORONTO VS. NEW JERSEY Saturday, April 21: New Jersey 96, Toronto 91 Wizards 1-4 0.200 Minnesota at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Home runs fell 20 percent, N.Y. Yankees at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, April 24: Toronto 89, New Jersey 83 Youth 5th & 6th grade Girls W-L Pct. from an average of 2.31 to 1.84 Friday, April 27: New Jersey 102, Toronto 89 Sunday, April 29: New Jersey 102, Toronto 81 Chamillions 4-1 0.800 NATIONAL LEAGUE per game, according to the Elias East Division Tuesday, May 1: Toronto 98, New Jersey 96, New Gunners Panthers 3-1 2-2 0.750 0.500 Jersey leads series 3-2 Sports Bureau. The average had W L Pct GB Friday, May 4: Toronto at New Jersey, TBD, if neces- Bobby Jacks 2-3 0.400 Atlanta 16 9 .640 — Madrid 1-5 0.167 not been that low at the end of New York 15 10 .600 1 sary Youth 3rd & 4th grade Boys Sunday, May 6: New Jersey at Toronto, TBD, if neces- April since 1993’s 1.58. Florida 13 13 .500 3 1/2 sary W-L Pct. Philadelphia 11 14 .440 5 Longhorns 4-1 0.800 A huge cold front left hitters Washington 9 17 .346 7 1/2 MIAMI VS. CHICAGO The Crew 4-1 0.800 Saturday, April 21: Chicago 96, Miami 91 feeling frozen. Central Division W L Pct GB Tuesday, April 24: Chicago 107, Miami 89 Brasil Twisters 2-2 1-4 0.500 0.200 “Being cold, it’s tough to get Milwaukee 16 9 .640 — Friday, April 27: Chicago 104, Miami 96 Mad Dogs 1-4 0.200 Sunday, April 29: Chicago 92, Miami 79, Chicago wins warmed up. Sometimes, it’s the Pittsburgh Cincinnati 12 12 12 13 .500 .480 3 1/2 4 series 4-0 Youth 5th & 6th grade Boys W-L Pct. windy days, the wind blowing Chicago 10 14 .417 5 1/2 Friends 5-0 1.000 Houston 10 14 .417 5 1/2 WESTERN CONFERENCE Barcelona 4-1 0.800 in your eyes, and different kind St. Louis 10 14 .417 5 1/2 DALLAS VS. GOLDEN STATE Xtreme 3-2 0.600 of stuff,” Howard said. “I’ve West Division Sunday, April 22: Golden State 97, Dallas 85 GB Spirit 2-3 0.400 W L Pct GB Wednesday, April 25: Dallas 112, Golden State 99 The Bears 1-4 0.200 never been a quick starter.” Arizona 16 11 .593 — Friday, April 27: Golden State 109, Dallas 91 Cobras 0-5 0.000 Scoring dropped 8 percent, Los Angeles 15 11 .577 1/2 Sunday, April 29: Golden State 103, Dallas 99, Golden State leads series 3-1 Youth Middle School W-L Pct. San Francisco 13 11 .542 1 1/2 from 9.86 to 9.08 runs per San Diego 13 13 .500 2 1/2 Tuesday, May 1, Golden State at Dallas, late Bulldogs 5-0 1.000 game, the lowest since the 1993 Colorado 10 16 .385 5 1/2 Thursday, May 3, Dallas at Golden State, 9:30 p.m., if necessary Shadow Wizards 3-1 3-2 0.750 0.600 rate of 1.58. The batting aver- MONDAY’S GAMES Saturday, May 5, Golden State at Dallas, TBD, if nec- Gunners 3-2 0.600 Pumas 2-3 0.400 age fell from .265 to .256 and Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 2 Pittsburgh 3, Chicago Cubs 2 essary PHOENIX VS. L.A. LAKERS Italy 1-4 0.200 AP photo the ERA fell from 4.62 to 4.12. Milwaukee 7, St. Louis 1 Sunday, April 22: Phoenix 95, L.A. Lakers 87 Rapids 0-5 0.000 Florida 9, N.Y. Mets 6 Tuesday, April 24: Phoenix 126, L.A. Lakers 98 Looking for a cause? The Washington 3, San Diego 2 Thursday, April 26: L.A. Lakers 95, Phoenix 89 average temperature was below Ryan Howard, last year’s NL MVP, has hit just three home runs Arizona 9, L.A. Dodgers 1 Sunday, April 29: Phoenix 113, L.A. Lakers 100, normal for long stretches in so far going into Tuesday night’s game. The Philadelphia San Francisco 9, Colorado 5 TUESDAY’S GAMES Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Phillies’ slugger is part of downward trend in homers during Florida 5, N.Y. Mets 2 Cleveland, Detroit, New York, the first month of the season. Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh, late Walter Scott’s Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, St. Philadelphia at Atlanta, late Louis and Washington, accord- Sanchez, and it didn’t take tion that manager Joe Torre’s PersonalityParade Cincinnati at Houston, late ® St. Louis at Milwaukee, late ing to the place until job may be in jeopardy, and Washington at San Diego, late April Statistics Sept. 6 — the while George Steinbrenner Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, late Q. National Colorado at San Francisco, late Climatic Data NEW YORK (AP) — Major league sta- first in the backed him Monday, the owner WEDNESDAY’S GAMES in tistics through April 30 in 2007 and major leagues also said his $195 million Chicago Cubs (Marquis 3-1) at Pittsburgh (Snell 2-1), Center 11:35 a.m. A s h e v i l l e , 2006, as compiled by the Elias Sports since Randy team’s start was “clearly not St. Louis (Reyes 0-4) at Milwaukee (Capuano 4-0), N.C. Bureau: Johnson’s per- acceptable.” 12:05 p.m. Florida (A.Sanchez 2-0) at N.Y. Mets (O.Perez 2-2), C l e v e l a n d Games 2007 2006 fect game in In Boston, Daisuke 12:10 p.m. Arizona (Davis 2-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Hendrickson 1- had six Batting average 370 366 May 2004. Matsuzaka was overwhelming 0), 2:10 p.m. .256 .265 “Maybe all at times, wild at others, going 3- Philadelphia (Garcia 1-1) at Atlanta (James 3-2), 6:35 What was Anna straight days At-Bats 25,453 24,887 p.m. of snow, with Runs 3,360 3,609 the pitching’s 2 with a 4.36 ERA in his first Cincinnati (Lohse 1-1) at Houston (Oswalt 3-2), 7:05 Nicole Smith's height and weight at the time temperatures Runs per game 9.06 9.86 caught up to month in the majors. Tim p.m. Washington (Chico 2-2) at San Diego (Hensley 1-3), of her tragic death? 10-to-20 Hits 6,526 6,583 the hitting,” Hudson was sharp for the 9:05 p.m. degrees below Doubles 1,400 1,320 Oakland desig- Atlanta Braves: He’s 3-0 with a Colorado (Francis 1-3) at San Francisco (Zito 2-3), 9:15 p.m. normal. The Triples runs 129 136 nated hitter 1.40 ERA in six starts. THURSDAY’S GAMES Anna Nicole Smith Home 681 845 Mike Piazza Then there was the unusual. Cincinnati at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Indians had an HR per game 1.84 2.31 Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m. entire four- RBIs said with a Colorado rookie shortstop Troy N.Y. Mets at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Q. Who will replace Bob Barker when he retires from 3,197 3,422 Philadelphia at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m. game series Stolen bases 423 428 chuckle. Tulowitzki accomplished one against Seattle Walks 2,609 2,540 Still, some of baseball’s rarities Sunday: MLB LEADERS BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Price is Right next month? wiped out, Strikeouts 4,888 4,646 sluggers have the 13th unassisted triple play among 22 ERA Errors 4.12 485 4.62 452 defied the in major league history. “The season isn’t made in AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING—Mauer, Minnesota, .369; VGuerrero, Los Q. Is it true that Elton John's song “Empty Garden” was postpone- trend. The Angeles, .366; Upton, Tampa Bay, .365; Polanco, written in John Lennon's honor? Q. Detroit, .356; ARodriguez, New York, .355; MOrdonez, ments in the Yankees’ Alex one month, especially the first Detroit, .344; Jeter, New York, .344. majors — up from eight in Rodriguez hit 14 homers, tying month of the season,” Howard RUNS—ARodriguez, New York, 27; Sizemore, Cleveland, 24; DeJesus, Kansas City, 22; Sheffield, April last year. the April record Albert Pujols said. “Like everybody says, it’s Detroit, 22; MOrdonez, Detroit, 20; BAbreu, New York, 19. “The first two weeks of the set last year. Barry Bonds had not how you start, it’s how you RBI—ARodriguez, New York, 34; MOrdonez, Detroit, season were miserable,” New eight, moving within eight of finish. You can get off to a slow 26; VGuerrero, Los Angeles, 23; Kinsler, Texas, 22; DOrtiz, Boston, 22; AHill, Toronto, 20; Upton, Tampa York Mets catcher Paul Lo Hank Aaron’s record of 755, start, but as long as you finish Bay, 20; Lowell, Boston, 20; Sosa, Texas, 20. Duca said. “You’re playing in and Sammy Sosa hit seven in strong, then it’s fine.” HITS—Polanco, Detroit, 37; Tejada, Baltimore, 34; How did the child star 12-degree weather and the ball his comeback with Texas, mov- from Big Momma's House feels like it’s a rock when it hits ing within 12 of 600. 2, Chloe Moretz become your bat.” Then there were forgettable a success? When they did play, atten- Aprils. Mariano Rivera had just dance was up 4.8 percent, from one save, blew two and left the 28,955 to 30,356. And much of month with a 10.57 ERA. Chloe Moretz baseball was turned upside Despite A-Rod’s homers, the down. injury-weakened Yankees lost this sunday in Mark Buehrle of the Chicago eight of their last nine games in White Sox threw a no-hitter on the month and ended April at 9- the 18th day of the season. 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PLACE AN AD Phone 620-792-1211 • Toll Free 1-800-950-8742 Fax 620-792-3441 firstname.lastname@example.org Public Notices Announcements Garage Sale-Great Bend Garage Sale-Other Towns Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted Help Wanted (FIRST published in the Great Bend BINGO TONIGHT 1808 Willow Lane HALF PRICE SALE: Brown ACCEPTING applications ACCEPTING applications LOOKING for motivated BARTON County Tribune April 25, 2007)3t IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Argonne Rebels Hall Fri. 5:00p.m.-8:00p.m., and Stapleton Estates, for administrative position. for Administrative Assistant individual for office and Community College is BARTON COUNTY, KANSAS 2- $1000 Progressives Sat. 7:30a.m.-10:30a.m. 1024 West 5th & 1307 We are looking for an position. Must be able to residence cleaning in the seeking applications for an In the Matter of the Adoption of 1123 Main, 7:15pm Stereo equipment, hottub, Toles, Larned. May 4th & individual who is detail perform all general clerical Great Bend area. Please Assistant Women’s KEIRA LYNNE SCHMIDT A Minor Female Child Up to $1200 in prizes baby items, clothes, toys, 5th, Friday 12:00-6:00, oriented and highly duties including: Filing, send detailed information Basketball Coach position. Born: February 24, 2007 home decorations, baby Saturday, 8:00-12:00, Many organized. Position requires Telephone, Copy, FAX, with references to: D-4, Qualifications: bachelor’s 2007-AD-4 BINGO swing, car seat nice items left: Furniture, multi-tasking ability and etc... Excellent computer %GB Tribune P.O. Box degree and experience in NOTICE OF HEARING ON Wednesday at 7:30pm. Collectibles, Glassware, strong customer skills with Microsoft Office 228, Great Bend, KS. related field preferred. PETITION We now have $1000 18NW25 Rd- North FOR ADOPTION Quilting and more! service/employer relations Suite. Customer service 67530 Responsibilities: To: MICHAEL COTTON: progressive bingo. VFW Washington- 3 Families! skills. Potential light travel abilities must be strong. recruitment and training of THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL Post #7428, Hoisington. Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat. 8-Noon HUGE COUNTYWIDE and tremendous opportunity For interview call: COME JOIN OUR quality student-athletes for PERSONS CONCERNED: Show saddle, Loveseat, TV, You are hereby notified that a CASINO GETAWAY - GARAGE SALE for growth. Sunrise Staffing Services, LLC. WINNING TEAM! successful competition; Petition has been filed in the District May 12th and 24th! Golden Picnic table, Canopy swing, Kinsley, Offerle, Lewis, For interview call: 620-792-1004 Wolf Furniture Galleries is public relations and Court of Barton County, Kansas by Eagle- $30.00 with $15.00 Microwave/cart, Clothes, Belpre. Saturday, May 5th. Sunrise Staffing Services, LLS. now hiring sales promotional activities James Cell and Cherie Cell, praying Old dish set, Pans, X-mas Starting @ 7a.m. Maps 620-792-1004 AMERINE Utilities for an Order and Decree of said refunded from Casino. Construction has positions personnel. appropriate for the position, Court that the Petitioners be GB/Hoisington with pickups decor, Lots of misc. available at area locations. Apply at: as assigned by the head permitted and authorized to adopt AMERICAN STATE BANK open for machine operators enroute. Deluxe 3821 -10th Street, coach; monitoring and Keira Lynne Schmidt, as their own, and that an Order and Decree of Motorcoach. 620-792-2458 2706 Williams Friday 1-7, Saturday 8-12 Help Wanted has a position available for and laborers. Drug testing Great Bend supporting the academic a customer service oriented will be required. Call 620- Adoption of said child by said or 620-653-2917 to reserve. MOVING SALE! Military, BARTON County success of student-athletes; Petitioners be made and entered by individual with excellent 792-1223 CUSTOMER Sports cards, Furniture, Community College is budget and records this Court: that the name of said CLEAN CARPET seeking applications for a written and verbal skills. SERVICE/CLERICAL child, upon adoption by said Tires, Miscellaneous. The successful candidate CARRIER MANAGER management and teaching Petitioners be changed to Keira Lynn Residential Carpet cleaning replacement full-time The Great Bend Tribune The Great Bend Tribune responsibilities for 6 hours Cell and they be given all other 3006 Meadowlark Lane Instructor/Coordinator Child must also have computer proper relief. by Wilson's. Two rooms and office machine skills, Circulation Department is has an immediate opening per semester or Fri., 12-5, Sat. 9-12 Care & Guidance for the taking applications for comparable duties. You are hereby required to file cleaned, $60! Additional Antiques, Garden/yard and be detail oriented. for a Circulation Clerk. your written defense on or before the rooms, $25. (620)793-3951 Early Childhood program. Carrier Manager. Partial job description: Position is full-time, ten 17th day of May, 2007 at 1:00 p.m., equipment, Collectibles, Start date for the position is Banking or sales of said Court, which shall convene in NOW ENROLLING experience is a plus. This WE OFFER: Answer telephones, month; salary the courtroom in the County Large variety. August 2007. Qualifications: Competitive starting commensurate with Courthouse in the City of Great FOR SUMMER Masters preferred or is an opportunity to join a process subscription & FALL! 301 Walnut -4 Day Yard professional staff in an salary plus bonus; experience; excellent major Bend, Barton County Kansas at Sale! Thurs.5/3/07 thru bachelor’s degree with excellent benefits; varied orders, receive and post benefits, various minor which time and place said cause will Noah’s Ark Preschool commitment to complete excellent work environment. payments; balance deposit be heard. 2123 Forest Sun.5/6/07 8am til 5pm Please apply at 1321 Main, hours ranging from early benefits; replacement You are further notified that said Puzzles, Clothes, Dishes, Masters within three years. morning to early and cash drawer; generate position starting August 1, child is in the care, custody and Ages 3-K and Degree must be in Early Great Bend, KS. (620-792- daily, weekly, and monthly control of the Petitioners. Pre-K classes Lots of Misc. 8353) Equal Opportunity afternoon. 2007. Call (620)792-9237, Should you fail to answer herein, 3, 4 or 5 days per week. Childhood Education or Employer. REQUIREMENTS: reports. Assist Circulation e-mail judgment and decree will be entered Elementary Education. The Strong work ethic, self- Department in email@example.com or in Court upon said Petition. Call Mona Ewing Instructor/Coordinator will Petitioners 620-793-3451 or starting, valid KS driver's documenting and resolving write to Barton County James Cell and Cherie Cell assist with marketing Do-It-Yourself Ideas license, good driving customer service issues. Community College, 245 BROWN, ISERN & CARPENTER 620-793-7428 activities; develop industry 4000 Sandpiper record, reliable Experience/Educational NE 30 Road, Great Bend, Attorneys at Law partnerships; teach courses TEXAS HOLD’EM Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm transportation, computer KS 67530 for an 1909 Lakin Avenue Fund-Raiser Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm in varying formats, times Requirements: application packet. Persons PO Box 1626 experience, positive Great Bend, Kansas 67530 May 5th Furniture, Kids Clothes, and locations; advise attitude, strong team q High School with hearing or speech (620) 792-5388 Ellsworth VFW Toys, Household items students, serve on college orientation, willing to work Diploma/GED required; impairments please call 1- ALL Real Estate advertised herein 6pm -sign-in and some tools committees and work and learn on the job and some college is a plus. 800-766-3777 or dial 711. is subject to the Federal Fair 7pm -games begin cooperatively with the speak and write English. q Previous experience with Review of completed Housing Act, which makes it 5230 Broadway illegal to advertise any preference, Entry Fee $25.00 Sat., May 5th, 8am-2:30pm Director of the Child **Previous supervisory Windows, MS Office and application packets begins limitation, or discrimination Concessions, First Christian Church, 5230 Development Center on experience is a plus, but Data Input required. immediately. Position open because of race, color, religion, Bottomless cups, matters related to student not required. until filled. EOE with sex, handicap, familial status, or Broadway. SUPER PRICES qPrevious Customer national origin, or intention to Top 3 cash, Recliner, Coffee table, internships and cooperative TO APPLY: commitment to diversity. make any such preference, Prizes to tenth place! activities. Salary Please send resume to: Service Experience limitation, or discrimination. We Lamps, Exercise Round BBQ Set required. DIESEL truck mechanic. Proceeds support equipment, Knick-knacks, commensurate with Great Bend Tribune will not knowingly accept any q Good telephone / people Excellent wages and advertising for real estate which is Austin Seitz and Books, Clothing. Bag sale qualifications and This round barbecue set, Attn: Circulation Director in violation of the law. All persons Ben Kruse experience. Excellent designed to seat eight, is the PO Box 228 skills are a must. benefits. Ness County are hereby informed that all starts at Noon- $2.00 per Area! Call: 785-798-5050 Down Under Sports bag. **After 1:30 p.m. all benefits available. For an ideal place to enjoy an old- Great Bend, KS 67530 qPunctuality, Dependability dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.55 Trip to Australia remaining items are free!** application packet, please fashioned backyard barbecue. OR and Flexibility are required. DIRECT CARE call (620) 792-9237, Fax Add a shade umbrella (avail- Stop by 2012 Forest q Successful applicants will for ADULT MALE (FIRST published in the Great Bend TIDY CLEAN 5327 Quail Creek Drive (620) 786-1167, E-mail able at home centers) and Avenue to complete an Tribune April 18, 2007)3t Professional cleaning for be self-starting, well- Full-time Monday–Friday; IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Friday only 1-7p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org start the festivities early. application.55 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. BARTON COUNTY, KANSAS your residential, business, MOVING SALE! Coffee or write to Barton County The completed table is 52 organized and able to rental property. position now available for In the Matter of the Estate of table, 42” TV, Corner TV Community College, Office inches in diameter, but it may switch back and forth highly motivated, self- VERN F. DUNLAP Reasonable rates. Gina stand, Headboard and of Human Resources, 245 555555555555555 between tasks in a busy Deceased 2007-PR-45 620-617-6546 easily be enlarged. starting but caring nightstand, Trampoline, NE 30 Road, Great Bend, environment. Previous NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL Bus. Opportunities Office equip., Baby items, Boys clothes, Misc. KS 67530-9251. Persons with hearing or speech Round Barbecue Set plan (No. 239) . . . $9.95 COMPANY clerical experience is individual, developmentally facilitating disabled a PERSONS CONCERNED; desired but we will train the adult male to learn skills of You are hereby notified that on 13th day April, 2007 a Petition was filed in this Court by Richard Dunlap, 10TH Street Business for sale. Great Small opportunity for right person. 5949 Paradise Lane (off Patton Road/Anchorway) impairments please use the Kansas Relay Service at 1- Picnic Tables Package 4 plans incl. 239 DRIVERS right person. Hours 8-5, Mon-Fri, daily living, personal meal planning, socializing and duly appointed, qualified and acting Fri. 11-6, Sat. 9-2 Multi- 800-766-3777 or dial 711. recreation. Requires (No. C91) . . . $22.95 occasional (and minimal) Executor of the estate of Vern F. Dunlap, deceased, praying Petitioner acts be approved; account Serious inquires only! Must sell due to health reasons. Family Yard Sale! Furniture, Exercise Equip., Clothing: Review of completed application packets will Catalog (pictures hundreds NEEDED! overtime. We offer a competitive starting salary dependability and the ability to work without direct Send responses to Box A-1, begin immediately. Position of projects) . . . $2.00 supervision. High be settled and allowed; the heirs be kids, teens, adults & much determined; the Estate be assigned %GB Tribune, PO Box 228, open until filled. EOE Please add $4.00 s&h and an excellent benefits to the persons entitled thereto; the Court find the allowances requested Great Bend, KS. 67530 more. (except catalog-only orders) GREAT package. Apply in person School/GED or sufficient relevant experience, SUNFLOWER EARLY at the Great Bend Tribune, for attorney’s fee and expenses are reasonable and should be allowed; Furniture EDUCATION CENTER To order, circle item(s), clip HOMETIME 2012 Forest Ave, Great driver’s license, and send with check to: transportation, telephone, the costs be determined and ordered HOTEL Furniture for sale! Indoor Used Toy Sale Bend.55 good driving and work paid; the administration of the Estate U-Bild be closed; upon the filing of receipts Call or stop by Days Inn Friday, May 4th, 8am-Noon Co. Drivers records needed. Additional the Petitioner be finally discharged as Motel 620-792-8235 1312 Patton Road 3800 Oceanic Dr., Ste. 107 requirement is a positive the Executor of the Estate of Vern F. Dunlap, deceased, and the Petitioner Garage Sale-Great Bend Great Bend, KS. Oceanside, CA 92056 Please be sure to include Top Of The Line Equip. CONSTRUCTION team spirit. We do Nothing over $1.00 be released from further liability. You are required to file your 1221 Bradley your name, address, and the Great Pay Package With SUPERINTENDENT background checks and written defenses thereto on or before Garage Sale-Hoisington name of this newspaper. random drug testing. the 14th day of May, 2007, at 1:00 Saturday, 8:00am-4:00pm Allow 1-2 weeks for delivery. All The Extras! Project Superintendents Competitive wage and o’clock P.M. in the District Court, Cookbooks, Cooking CORNER K-4 Hwy/Odin excellent benefits. New Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, magazines, 75 year old Rd, Hipp Residence Or call (800) 82-U-BILD needed to construct new added benefit: $250 at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, hand-stitched quilt, Corning Friday-May 4th, 1:00pm-?, u-bild.com Call Diana Or John retail developments in bonus, -paid after judgment and decree will be entered Ware, Dishes, Small oven, Saturday-May 5th 7:00am-? Money Back Guarantee Meade and Kinsley, KS. completion of initial training in due course upon the Petition. Antiques, Misc. Occupied Japan items, Today To Find Out More! and paid after completion Richard Dunlap Depression glass, Kitchen Experience in metal of introductory period. Petitioner 1433 -17th, MOVING SALE Brown, Isern & Carpenter Saturday 8-Noon items, Home decor, Assembly Labor and Forklift Drivers 800-747-DSCO (3726) building erection a plus. Apply: Rosewood Services, Attorneys at Law Jewelry, X-mas items, 384 N. Washington, Great 1909 Lakin Avenue Coffee table, Home decor, Bedding, Very nice baby, Doonan Specialized is now accepting applications for Reg. Class A CDL Call 785-862-2100 or P.O. Drawer 1626 Namebrand clothing, Bend; 793-5888. EEOE- Great Bend, Kansas 67530 children & adult clothing assembly labor and forklift drivers. A competitive wage and & 2 Yrs. OTR Exp. fax resume to 785-862- m/v/d (620)792-5388 Toddler bed, Baby bed, and much much more. (Bad Fans, Too much to mention! benefit package is available to candidates who can pass a 3100. weather is not a problem- 555555555555555 CLASSIFIED. 792-1211. AG- Cattle/Livestock No checks. we’re covered!) post offer drug test and physical examination. RED and Black Angus, 18 Apply in person at the plant Monday through Friday 8:00 mos. old. Semen tested, am to 4:00 pm Are you interested in: Lepto-vibro Ivomec poured. Doonan Specialized Trailer, LLC • A starting base pay of $10.50? Rick Pflughoeft at Ellsworth. • A family oriented work environment? 785-472-1033, 785-472- 36 NE Highway 156, PO Box 1988 • Working for a growing organization? 3374 Great Bend, KS 67530 • Working for a flexible employer? (620) 792-6222 AG- Hay,Feed, Alfalfa • Working normal hours with no weekends? Want to buy damaged Program Technician SUNFLOWER ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION Benefit Management Inc. (BMI), a leading health insurance third party administrator provid- grain, musty, moldy, sour, odors. Screenings or USDA, Barton County Farm Service Agency is accepting applications for Lab Tech Trainees at ing services to clients nationwide, has an immediate opening for a claims examiner. This cleanings. 785-726-3503/ 1520 Kansas Holcomb Station. Duties include: assisting with various position is responsible for entering and adjusting claims information using a state of the art 1-800-749-4690 chemical and physical analysis, testing and sampling of computer system, accurately processing claims payments using appropriate coding guidelines, Great Bend, Ks 67530 review and respond to correspondence and phone inquires related to claims questions, audit AG- Horses water, coal, ash, lime, etc; assisting with operating the 620 792-5329 chemical feed, circulating water make-up, wastewater claims history to ensure accuracy of benefits paid and maintain knowledge base regarding 3 year old gelding. Gentle, treatment, boiler chemical feed, reverse osmosis, claim processing policies, procedures and guidelines. broke to ride. $800.00 obo Permanent full-time position 620-793-6585 Instructions for applying are included in the vacan- deionization processes and associated chemistry Qualifications: Must have a positive attitude, enjoy working with people and possess a drive procedures. A min of high school diploma or equivalent WW 2-Horse Gooseneck cy announcement at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov with 2 yrs post high school education with emphasis in to provide excellent customer service. Strong data entry, problem solving and communication Trailer $1,250.00, 4 year skills are required. Familiarity with medical terminology, ICD-9 and CPT codes is a plus. The FSA-675 (Application for FSA County chemistry or biology; or a min of 2 yrs experience old Chestnut Gelding working with related water treatment equipment and $1,500.00 Ph. 620-617- Employment) must be received by May 15, 2007. Benefit Package: Billingual En 8931 analytical testing methods in an industrial environment. • Health, Dental and Life Insurance Plan couraged to FSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer apply Required to obtain State Certification when eligible. • Long Term Care insurance AG- Tractors Drug testing required. Excellent benefit package and • Holiday Pay, Personal Time, Vacation Time 1970 MF 65hp tractor. SUNFLOWER ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION competitive salary. Submit application/resume to • 401(k) w/employer matching Factory loader, New bush is accepting applications for Unit Operator Trainee Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, P.O. Box 430, • Unreimbursed Medical & Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts hog, 6’ blade and other 3 Holcomb, KS 67851, attn HR or e-mail positions at Holcomb Station. Qualifications are preference • Direct Deposit of Payroll point implements. See @ email@example.com with “LAB” in the subject field 512 Washington. for a HS diploma or equivalent with a min of 6 mo industrial • Voluntary Benefits by 5/7/07. EOE M/F/H/V $10,000.00 620-617-3894 experience and pass a Trainability Test. Read, verbal & Qualified candidates should submit a resume to: BMI, PO Box 1090, Great Bend, KS 67530. written skills in English language, physically able to perform BMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. SUVs moderate to heavy labor, work in hot/cold-dusty/dirty areas, Cars TRUCKS in confined space and at heights. Drug testing required. Excellent benefit package and competitive salary. Submit application/resume to Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, P.O. Box 430, Holcomb, KS 67851, attn HR or email firstname.lastname@example.org with “UOT” in the subject field by 5/7/07. EOE M/F/H/V SUNFLOWER ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION is accepting applications for an Electrical, Instrument and Control Technician IV at Holcomb Station to diagnose and repair electrical, instrument and control SUVs equipment. EI&C Techs also interpret mfg schematics, Cars instructions and loop sheets; make corrections to breakers, switches and electrical switchgear; maintain AC and DC low and medium voltage electrical circuit breakers, motors and generators. Perform instrument TRUCKS MIG WELDERS Prefer individuals who have three or more years expe- calibrations, adjust troubleshooting/repairing control loops programmable and logic SUVs rience in mig welding. Must be able to read blueprints, controllers and distributive control systems; and Cars and be able to set up and run production parts. thermography scanning of electrical circuits, rotating MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN equipment; run conduit, size conductors and work within the NEC. 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Hours 48” mower- 23hp 3 bag wrap around front porch, 6 1984 Chevrolet Caprice hour during training, then $7.50 an hour after Classic, 4 door, 109,800 you go into a home to work. ance, coding ancillary service orders, managing medical are Monday - Friday, 8:00 grass catcher 620-793- bedrooms, 2 baths, a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please 2291 basement, fenced yard, miles, new tires, nice car. Pathway is also taking applications for record releases, as well as answering telephones, taking $1,700.00 620-792-4702 submit resume along with oversized garage, 2 CH/CA home health sides. Starting pay is $6.45 during messages and scheduling patient appointments as needed. salary history and Miscellaneous - Sale units, hardwood floors, oak training, and then $8.50 after training is This position works very closely with our RHC Billing references to: 1321 Main, trim. Many nice features! 1990 Ford Bronco II 4x4 ELLINWOOD USD 355 will completed. Must have clean background, Valid Office. 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Full Grown, Female 2 months old Female section to examine some of the recipes that If you are lucky it will serve 4 or 5. have given this region its particular flavor. Generally one or two can demolish this dish. Many of these are staples of the area. These Apple Fritters recipes come from the Web site, By Katie Shortell www.kansasheritage.org and should sound Beat 2 eggs light with pint sweet milk. Add familiar to many of us. Once again, enjoy, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 cups sifted flour, 1 pint and have fun cooking. Don’t forget to share peeled and sliced apples. your own recipes and stories! Beat hard. Bierocks Drop by spoonfuls in hot fat, drain, and by Dale Don dredge with powdered sugar. This past weekend my cousin found my Cornbread stuffing long-deceased grandmother's bierock recipe (courtesy of www.plainsfolk.com) which the Brack clan brought over from We like a good bread-and-raisin-and-apple Schoefeldt on the Volga to Otis, Kan., in stuffing with a roast bird, but sometimes we 1866. We’ve spent a couple of days dis- buy a smoked turkey from the local Hutterite Dachshud, Full Grown Schnauzer, Silver Basset -X puppy, 6 months cussing the reunions when grandmother colony, and it just seems like some other Female 3 years, male Female spent two days making these German bie- taste goes better with the smoked bird. So we rocks. This is not what is sold in the stores adapt the southern standard, cornbread stuff- ice around Kansas. ing, to the purpose. You’ll notice that parts 1/2 Pr Fee This handwritten note by Grandma Brack of this recipe get a little ambiguous, because ion was sent to a granddaughter, probably 40 making stuffing is that sort of affair. Adopt years ago, but in pretty clear handwriting: Batch of cornbread, baked at least a day 1 1/2 lbs hamburger (lean) earlier 3 lbs cabbage 10 slices of white bread, dry Salt and pepper to taste Anout 5 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup Crisco 1 onion, chopped 1 large onion 2 stalks of celery, diced Bake at 375 degrees 25 minutes or until 2 chili peppers, diced they’re brown 10 slices of bacon Cut cabbage and onions fine, put Crisco in 4 eggs large kettle over deepwell (if your stove has Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees Miniature Pincher -X, Adult Domestic Long Hair, Full Grown one) or in a fairly large covered pot. Add salt Assemble the cornbread and white bread, Male, CPI* Female and pepper and steam for about 30 minutes dry them out, crumble in a large bowl. Thank you to everyone over medium heat. While this is cooking — put hamburger in skillet over low heat — break it up with fork Fry the bacon crisp and remove it from the pan. Cook the onion, celery, anc chili peppers THEY‘RE BACK! who worked so very and stir often until it changes color — do not in the bacon fat. Fleas, Flies & Mosquitoes hard to make Paws in fry it, then when cabbage is about done mix Remove the vegetables from the pan with See us for your Flea & Heartworm Prevention Needs ➲ them together and cook in same pot for a slotted spoon and put them into the bread another 20 minutes — then taste if it needs more seasoning, add more to your own taste. mixing bowl. COUNTRYSIDE the Park successful. Crumble the bacon in, too. That’s all there is to the filling. As for the dough, do use the package roll Season with salt, pepper, sage, and unless some of your guests are from Minnesota, VETERINARY ASSOCIATES Everyone who attended mix — I have used it. I’ll try and give you my recipe: I use potato water. Cook one chili. Beat the eggs and mix them in. 2900 Main 792-2551 Great Bend had lots of fun! potato, mash it and whatever liquid is left I Add the chicken stock, making a sloppy use as part of the liquid. Mash potato real mix. fine, and the water should be about 2 cups. Available for Adoption Scald one cup of milk, add to water, dis- Put the mix into baking dishes and bake for about 45 minutes. HOISINGTON VETERINARY HOSPITAL CHTD. at the Hoisington Vet solve. Add one package of dry yeast with 1/2 Bison Stew David McMillon, D.V.M. cup water. Now you have 2 1/2 cups of liq- (courtesy of www.plainsfolk.com) “Your Other Family Doctor” uid, keep them all warm in large pan. Add Ingredients: 1/3 cup sugar, 1/2 cup Crisco, 1/2 tablespoon salt, 1 egg well beaten, and last flour — (it Pound or more bison meat, cubed Flea & Tick Season is Starting Cup or more red wine takes between 8-9 cups of flour). Mix all of Flour FrontLine Applications this and work it well, a little more or less of the flour is ok. 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He said he aerospace company “turned the corner” in tices. rose at the weakest pace in five months in believes the board, which consists of seven new 2006 and is on pace to overtake rival Airbus as McNerney told shareholders that last year March as a surge in gasoline prices left shoppers members, will spend May getting acquainted the world’s largest commercial airplane maker was “a year in which we turned the corner and with little left over for other items. with the candidates and make a decision some- within a year. positioned ourselves for a very exciting The Commerce Department reported Monday time after that. McNerney spoke at the company’s annual future.” He said 2007 is “off to a good clean that consumer spending on all items was up 0.3 shareholders meeting at a time when Boeing is start.” percent last month, the slowest increase since a Virginia company to sell enjoying almost unparalleled success in its Boeing surpassed Airbus in plane orders in similar rise in October. That lackluster gain commercial aircraft and defense businesses 2006, but the European company delivered came even though personal incomes rose by a offshore oil business to Italian and distancing itself from the scandals of more aircraft and held its position as the healthy 0.7 percent last month. recent years. world’s top airplane manufacturer. The spending performance in March was firm After posting a 2006 profit of $2.2 billion Asked in a media session afterward when even weaker when the effects of higher gasoline amid a 15 percent jump in revenue to $61 bil- Boeing would reclaim the No. 1 spot, prices were removed. After adjusting for price RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion lion, the Chicago-based company last week McNerney said: “The math would say end of increases, consumer spending actually fell by Resources Inc. said Monday it plans to sell its beat Wall Street’s projections with a 27 percent this year, beginning of next.” 0.2 percent in March, the poorest showing since offshore U.S. oil and natural gas business to a rise in first-quarter earnings and 8 percent But he declined an opportunity to take a pot- September 2005 when the economy was suffer- subsidiary of Italian energy company Eni SpA for higher sales. shot at the rival airplane maker, whose lengthy ing the aftershocks of Hurricane Katrina. about $4.76 billion. Much of its momentum is due to a flood of delays with its superjumbo A380 sent many The deal with Eni Petroleum Co. includes about 967 billion cubic feet equivalent of natural orders for the more fuel-efficient new 787. The first 787 is scheduled to be unveiled on July 8 orders to Boeing instead. “They have gone through some difficulties Verizon first quarter earnings gas and oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico, about — the calendar equivalent of 7-8-7 — with the the last couple of years, but we’ve had times in plummet by nearly nine 15 percent to 18 percent of Dominion’s total proved reserves. Average daily production in initial test flight planned in late summer. our history where we’ve run into difficulties. The annual meeting was noteworthy for I’m convinced they’ll get through them and percent 2006 was about 503 million cubic feet, Dominion being largely devoid of the troublesome issues they’re going to be the formidable competitor said. that have dogged the company in recent years, they’ve been over the last couple of decades,” NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon The sale is part of the Richmond energy com- such as ethics scandals and CEO turnover. McNerney said. Communications Inc.’s first-quarter earnings fell pany’s previously announced plan to refocus on Boeing helped hasten the end of the ethics “I don’t exult in their difficulties at all,” he 8.4 percent to $1.5 billion as strong showings in its electric generation and energy distribution, clamor by agreeing to pay the government a said.. the cell phone business and the crucial FiOS transmission, storage and retail operations. Internet and TV initiative were offset by the loss Proceeds of the deal will be used to reduce debt, of income from assets the company sold over the buy back shares and to acquire other energy Weekday circulation at daily papers past year. The profit reported Monday also was hurt by a larger-than-expected loss of traditional tele- assets, the company said in a statement. Tyson shows strong profit phone customers to cable TV companies and falls by more than two percent other rival providers, but the bottom line edged most Wall Street forecasts. despite declining exports The profit for the first three months of 2007 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods NEW YORK (AP) — up 0.6 percent. not yet resumed reporting. amounted to 51 cents per share. In the same peri- Inc., the world’s largest meat company, said Weekday circulation at U.S. The Dallas Morning News, The Sun-Times’ parent com- od last year, before Verizon’s spinoff of its phone Monday it swung to a profit of $68 million in the daily newspapers fell 2.1 per- owned by Belo Corp., posted pany had previously been directories business and another asset sale, earn- latest quarter. cent in the latest six-month a 14.3 percent decline to known as Hollinger ings totaled $1.63 billion, or 56 cents per share. Tyson had lost $127 million, 37 cents per reporting period, according to 411,919, reporting for the first International Inc., run by the The latest results included a loss of 5 cents per share, in the same period a year ago. Its profit of figures released Monday, in time since being censured in now-deposed press baron share on the forced divestiture of Verizon’s stake 19 cents per share beat expectations of analysts the latest sign that people are 2004 for misstating its circu- Conrad Black, and is now in a Venezuelan telecommunications company surveyed by Thomson Financial, who projected a turning to the Internet and lation figures. The newspaper known as the Sun-Times as the government there nationalized assets. profit of 11 cents per share on revenue of $6.4 bil- other media for news. is the 11th-largest in the U.S., Media Group Inc. lion. Comparable figures for according to the report. Newspaper circulation has Tyson had sales of $6.5 billion for January- Sunday newspapers fell 3.1 Belo said in a statement that been declining steadily for Delta Airlines emerges from March fiscal second quarter, compared with $6.3 percent for the six months about half of the decline was years amid changing reader billion a year before. ended in March, according to due to a decision to cut back habits and the emergence of bankruptcy with new outlook The company also revised its earnings guid- the Newspaper Association of the circulation area of the other media for news, particu- ance for the fiscal year, saying it expects a profit America, an industry group. newspaper to within about larly 24-hour cable TV news ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. of 65 cents to 90 cents per share. Tyson’s previ- The calculations are based on 100 miles of Dallas as well as and the Internet. waved farewell to bankruptcy protection ous profit estimate was for a profit of 50 cents to reports that newspapers deliv- reductions in third-party cir- However, the average Monday and put down a welcome mat for a 80 cents per share. er to the Audit Bureau of culation. weekday decline of 2.1 per- redesigned logo after surviving a hostile Tyson President and Chief Executive Officer Circulations. Newsday, based in New cent in the latest period was takeover bid during a 19 1/2-month reorganiza- Dick Bond said the company is improving on all Performance was mixed York’s Long Island, had a 6.9 not as steep as the fall of 2.8 tion that saw it shed billions in costs. fronts. among the 10 largest newspa- percent decline to 398,231. percent reported for the six- The board of directors of the Atlanta-based Concerns over mad cow disease led Japan, pers, with several showing That paper, owned by Tribune month period ended in company will now turn its attention to picking a South Korea and other countries to stop imports declines of 2 percent to 4 per- Co., had also previously been October, or the six months new leader to replace outgoing Chief Executive of U.S. beef. Japan is again buying U.S. cattle, cent and a few showing gains, censured for misstating circu- ended in March 2006, when Gerald Grinstein and deciding whether to sell or but only those 20 months or younger. most notably The New York lation but returned to report- the decline was 2.5 percent. Post, which is locked in a ing circulation for the period Many newspapers are fierce competition with the ended in March 2006. That attracting readers and adver- New York Daily News. paper is No. 12 in the U.S. for tising dollars through their Those two papers had the the last reporting period. Web sites, but the growth in largest gains among the major The Chicago Sun-Times online revenues is generally dailies, with the Post’s aver- remains the only major news- outweighed by declines in age weekday circulation ris- paper that had been censured print advertising, which still ing 7.6 percent over the same by the Audit Bureau for mis- makes up the vast majority of period a year earlier, while the statements in 2004 and has newspapers’ business. Daily News rose 1.4 percent. The New York Post, which 792-2128 “Real Estate Corner” COLE BODY SHOP is owned by Rupert Murdoch’s media conglomer- We Want to Repaint Your Car (New technology...Lower Prices) ate News Corp., recently 1101 WILLIAMS WHEN REMODELING IS WORTH IT Email: firstname.lastname@example.org announced that it would dou- by Kevin Keller ~ Keller Real Estate ble its weekday price as of MARMIES OF GREAT BEND Remodeling your that cost to the appraised value of Monday to 50 cents from 25 current home may your home. 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This is a great day for to make some changes to your home and to look at CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Dwayne “the change and starting something new. 4 stars the possibilities that can develop should you decide Rock” Johnson, 35; Christine Baranski, 55; David AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Be careful what you to put some of your talents to work for you. Financial Suchet, 61; Lesley Gore, 61 ask for. Someone will get the wrong impression, leav- matters can be resolved. 5 stars Happy Birthday: Be careful what you invest in this ing you to deal with an emotional situation. Birthday Baby: You are sensitive, loving and kind. year. Back something that you can control, like your Limitations and frustrations can be expected where You are smart, charming and generous. You are a own personal interests instead of someone else’s. An relationships are concerned and having more than crusader for justice and fair play. emotional issue that has been hampering a partner- one love interest is likely to confuse you. 2 stars ship must be resolved. You are a little behind sched- ule but, if you act fast and deal with matters head on, GARFIELD you will get back on track. Your numbers are 14, 19, 23, 32, 36, 41 BRIDGE ARIES (March 21-April 19):You will get a lead that you will have to pursue today. Whether it has to do with learning, traveling or even taking an active role in a group you find interesting, you must follow through. A lifestyle change will enhance your life. 3 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t get pulled into a difficult emotional situation. If you meddle, you will bear the brunt of the blame. Being a good listener can serve you well today and help you avoid trouble. 3 stars GEMINI (May 21-June 20): If you can refrain from letting your opinions lead the way, you will do much better. 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If there is something you can do or someone you can align yourself with to fulfill those dreams, start the ball rolling today. A unique spin will seal the deal. 3 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Follow your own path. Don’t let anyone lead you astray. Take your cre- ative ideas and run with them. Try to maintain as much control as possible without losing the deal. 3 stars SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):You will be privy to secret information today that will enable you to make money. Investments, winnings, settlements are apparent but don’t be too outspoken. Someone will be eager to talk you into doing something that will be FOR BETTER OR WORSE a waste of cash and time. 3 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Money is in the CLOSE TO HOME JOHN McPHERSON GET FUZZY FUNKY WINKERBEAN JUMBLE CROSSWORD THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME by Henri Arnold and Mike Argirion Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. KLUSK ©2007 Tribune Media Services, Inc. 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TRIBUNE — WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2007 WORLD BRIEFLY Bush vetoes troop withdrawal From Phoenix to Detroit to Miami, thousands of people carried American flags in the streets. measure in historic showdown Organizers say immigrants feel a sense of urgency to keep immigration reform from get- with Congress ting pushed to the back burner by the 2008 presidential elections. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush “If we don’t act, then both the Democratic vetoed legislation to pull U.S. troops out of and Republican parties can go back to their Iraq Tuesday night in a historic showdown comfort zones and do nothing,” said Angelica with Congress over whether the unpopular and Salas, director of the Coalition for Humane costly war should end or escalate. Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. “They won’t In only the second veto of his presidency, have the courage to resolve a major situation Bush rejected legislation that would require the for millions of people.” first U.S. combat troops to be withdrawn from In Chicago, thousands of demonstrators car- Iraq by Oct. 1 with a goal of a complete pull- ried American flags, signs and placards, out six months later. including one that read, “We may not have it He vetoed the bill immediately upon his all together, but together we can have it all.” return to the White House from a visit to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., the Rice says U.S. making headquarters of U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Middle progress in terror fight East, including Iraq. despite Iraq violence PAM MARTIN/Great Bend Tribune U.S. officials urge caution WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Trevlyn Detmer of Ellinwood, St. Joseph students Kaitlyn Wondra, Alex Hammeke, Jenna Oelke, over reports that al-Qaida in Condoleezza Rice claimed “considerable progress” in the global fight against terrorism Gavin Vink and Kylie Birzer and the Rev. Charles Mazouch stand with the three quilts created Iraq leader has been killed as she prepared Tuesday to ask skeptical Arab by the school’s 67 students and Detmer. She supplied the materials and technical advice to governments to do more and to underwrite make the quilts, with Dwight and Beth Boese machine quilting the completed project. BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. and Iraqi officials democracy in Iraq. chased reports Tuesday that the leader of al- “There’s been some real progress on some Qaida in Iraq was killed by rivals north of Quilts Baghdad. But U.S. authorities urged caution and warned that even if the claim were true, the death of the shadowy Abu Ayyub al-Masri fronts and in other places the terrorists have continued to challenge democratic govern- ments,” Rice said when asked about a State Department report showing terrorist attacks Continued from Page 1 heat sets the color into the cloth. would likely not spell the end of the terror worldwide shot up more than 25 percent last After cutting fabric strips that frame the movement in Iraq. year. group of quilters had donated 7,900 special blocks, Detmer sewed the blocks together Reports of al-Masri’s death first emerged “We’ll continue to fight that war. We’re mak- quilts to wounded soldiers. A school for the with the strips, added a fabric back and a from the Interior Ministry, which said the al- ing considerable progress,” Rice said. deaf and blind even created Braille quilts for batting filler between the back and front. Qaida leader was gunned down by rivals in his The report Monday said terrorists killed 40 soldiers who had lost their sight. Dwight and Beth Boese, who have a movement Tuesday at a bridge near Lake percent more people in 2006 than in 2005, par- “I felt prompted by the Holy Spirit,” she machine quilting business, volunteered to Tharthar just north of Baghdad, where the U.S. said. machine quilt the comforters together. ticularly in Iraq where extremists used chemical military believes al-Qaida operates training weapons and suicide bombers to target crowds. The challenge was com- Detmer then bound the camps. ing up with a way for the edges. The grim findings on violence in Iraq are Quilts of Valor Project Later, however, ministry spokesman Brig. expected to underscore the difficulty for Rice students to make quilts. Donations of lap- and twin-size The quilts will remain on Gen. Abdul-Karim Khalaf said al-Masri’s “She called me and asked quilts for wounded soldiers will display in the school library as she heads to Egypt for meetings later this death had not been confirmed. Another senior week with Iraq’s Arab and Iranian neighbors if there was a way to get be mailed to a U.S. Military until June 9, when they will official, Maj. Gen. Hussein Kamal, told The kids to make the blocks,” Hospital. The quilts will be dis- be moved to the St. Joseph and outside backers. Associated Press that “we are trying to inves- said Detmer, an avid quil- played at the St. Joseph Parish Parish Center for display tigate and confirm the report.” ter. “At first I thought of Center on June 9 during the during the Santa Fe Trail Other Iraqi officials said word of the pur- Giuliani assails Chavez pieced blocks.” Santa Fe Trail Marker Centennial Marker Centennial Cele- ported death came from an informant and that despite his law firm’s ties to However, teaching all of Celebration and then shipped. bration. efforts were under way to retrieve the body. the students to sew and put “I think leaving them up They spoke on condition of anonymity Venezuelan leader them together would have (at the library) helps them because the information is sensitive. taken too much time. Then she thought of a absorb what they’ve done and the meaning,” WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candi- crayon media technique her quilt group had Roth said. been studying. After learning of the program, Detmer’s United States immigrants to date Rudy Giuliani, whose law firm represents an American subsidiary of a Hugo Chavez- “It’s an old process revisited,” she said. quilting group decided to donate three quilts. take to the streets controlled oil company, said Tuesday that the Detmer cut the blocks and backed them The women are soliciting more lap- and socialist Venezuelan president is dangerous to with paper, making them stiff enough for twin-size quilts to send to wounded soldiers. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angry over recent U.S. interests. students to easily color. After the students They will be displayed at the Parish Center, raids and frustrated with Congress, thousands In a speech to Hispanic small business lead- colored their designs, she removed the paper along with the school quilts, then all will be of people protested across the country Tuesday ers, the Republican brought up Chavez while backing and ironed each block after placing shipped out later in June, comforting wound- to demand a path to citizenship for an estimat- discussing ways the United States could a paper towel over the crayon drawing. The ed soldiers in need. ed 12 million illegal immigrants. become free from its reliance on foreign oil. Change Continued from Page 1 Oetken said. “This fits right Allison declaring Tuesday in.” Change Something Day. changed their dining plans “This is really a good idea,” According to the KHF, the and headed downtown. Dowson said. idea is that small changes in The pair usually stroll Also taking part was a the lives of Kansans can add around Great Bend Middle group of fourth graders from up to big benefits. That’s the School, where they both Jefferson Elementary School. focus of this public motiva- work, over the lunch hour. Great Bend City Council tion campaign designed to Now, they said they may member Allene Owen attend- promote good nutrition and make additional changes. ed, reading a mayoral procla- physical activity among “I’m trying to lose weight,” mation signed by Mayor Mike Kansas adults and children. Fuller Continued from Page 1 was first announced in that Buckingham’s all-cash December 2006. At that time, offer represents an attractive This is similar to the 1989 Buckingham acquired all the premium to our current trad- arrangement Fuller had with outstanding shares of CPAC ing price.” the City of Great Bend when for approximately $42.8 mil- The Company’s global the city issued $6 million in lion, plus the assumption of headquarters is expected to industrial revenue bonds and approximately $6.7 million in remain in Leicester. The used the money to purchase debt. Company has no immediate the building which Fuller then CPAC’s Board of Directors plans to change management leased from the city. Gros said has unanimously approved or current employment levels those have been paid off by the merger agreement. at CPAC or its subsidiaries. Buckingham and Fuller “After careful analysis, our Established in 1969, CPAC bought the facility back from Board of Directors has unani- manages holdings in two the city for $100. mously endorsed this transac- industries. The Fuller Brands “We then turned around and tion as being in the best inter- segment and the CPAC sold it,” Gros said. “It’s est of our shareholders, said Imaging segment, which another way of borrowing CPAC’s Chairman of the develops and markets innova- money.” Board and Chief Executive tive Imaging chemicals, The sale of Leicester, NY- Officer Thomas N. equipment, and supplies at based CPAC to Buckingham Hendrickson. “We believe seven operations worldwide. Our experts can help keep you on the move. Advanced Imaging Partners Our physicians and staff can detect osteoporosis with a bone mineral density evaluation – a quick, easy exam.* We’ll evaluate your risk and work with you to help prevent fractures which can help you maintain your active lifestyle. 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