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County TO                                              BE DIFFERENT                                                                 Perry drops out
hears                                                                                                                                       By KASIE HUNT                  Gingrich in hopes of stopping

                                                                                                                                            Associated Press                        .
                                                                                                                                                                           Romney Recent polls show Gin-
                                                                                                                    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP)                                  grich gaining steam heading

                                                                                                                 — Texas Gov. Rick Perry will                              into Saturday’s contest. Rom-
                                                                                                                 abandon his presidential bid                              ney has benefited thus far from

                                                                                                                 and endorse Newt Gingrich,                                having several challengers who
                                                                                                                 two Republican officials said                             are considered more conserva-

requests                                                                                                         today, a move coming just two
                                                                                                                 days before the pivotal South
                                                                                                                 Carolina primary as Republi-
                                                                                                                                                                           tive than him competing for the
                                                                                                                                                                           same segment of voters.
                                                                                                                                                                              Perry entered — Former
                                                                                                                                                                            ATLANTA (AP) the race last
                                                                                                                 can front-runner Mitt Romney                              August to great fanfare and
                                                                                                                                                                         Atlanta schools Superintendent
         By BOB JOHNSON                                                                                          struggles to fend off a chal-                             high numbers in about cheat-
                                                                                                                                                                         Beverly Hall knew polls. But his                                                                                     lenge from the former House                               standing quickly standardized
                                                                                                                                                                         ing allegations on fell after a se-
    Calls to the 911 dispatch center                                                                             speaker.                                                  ries of either ignored them or
                                                                                                                                                                         tests but gaffes and other verbal
 average one almost every 10 min-                                                                                   Perry has faced calls in re-                           missteps. them, errors called
                                                                                                                                                                         tried to hide Those according to a
 utes.                                                                                                           cent days to drop out of the race                         into question whether the Tex-
                                                                                                                                                                         state investigation.
    And while that may sound a lit-                                                                              to compel conservative voters,                            as politician who had never lost
                                                                                                                                                                            An 800-page report released
 tle slow, played out over 24 hours                                                                              whose support has been di-                                a race to The his three-decade
                                                                                                                                                                         Tuesday during Associated Press
 a day and every day of the year,                                                                                vided among several conserva-
                                                                                                                             Register/Richard Luken                        career Nathan Deal’s         was
                                                                                                                                                                         by Gov. in elected office office
 the total comes to 55,000.                                                                                      tive of Le Roy. to rally was
                                          Mules Pat and Pete pull an antique sickle bar mower piloted by Ray Whiteley candidates,Whiteleybehind                            ready an open records request
                                                                                                                                                                         throughfor the national stage.
    “That’s what we received last joined by Greg Gleue in cutting an 18-acre prairie hay field Tuesday.                                                                  shows several educators report-
 year,” Angie Murphy, dispatch                                                                                                                                           ed cheating in their schools. But

                                          Mowing effort recalls yesteryear
 center director, told Allen County                                                                                                                                      the report says Hall, who won
 commissioners Tuesday morn-                                                                                                                                             the national Superintendent of
 ing.                                                                                                                                                                    the Year award in 2009, and other
    The call total — she figures                                                                                                                                         administrators ignored those re-
                                             By RICHARD LUKEN               attached. The bar was triggered
 half or more are for true emer-                                                                                                       ports and sometimes retaliated
                                                                            through a gear box engaged as its
 gencies — wasn’t the point of her      LE ROY — Unlike the mecha- wheels roll.                                                                                          against the whistleblowers.
 appearance, but the magnitude of nized behemoths of today, Ray                                                                                                             The yearlong investigation
                                                                               With no mechanical engine to
 the number captivated commis- Whiteley’s mowing outfit was                                  Register/Bob Johnson                                                        shows educators at nearly four
                                                                            speak of, the only noise emanat-
Fifth-graders, from left, Hailei Gregg, Hunter Baughn, Brie-Anna Winner and Katie Weide do the
 sioners.                            considerably quieter.                  ing from his unit was from the                                                               dozen Atlanta elementary and
    Murphy was before graduation activities for the— a pair of
D.A.R.E. dance as part ofcommis-        His “engine” program Wednesday evening at the Bowlus bar
                                                                            teeth of the seven-foot cutting                                                              middle schools cheated on stan-
 sioners Center.
Fine Artsto request a 20 percent 1,200-pound mules — needed only rotating back and forth.                                                                                dardized tests by helping stu-
 increase in the department’s bud- an occasional break from the sti-                                                                                                     dents or changing the answers

‘Life is a choice,’ students told
                                                                               Joining Whiteley was neighbor
 get for 2012, up $126,000 over this fling summer heat as Whiteley                                                                                                       once exams were handed in.
                                                                            and friend Greg Gleue, with his
 year’s $490,000.                    traversed his way around an 18- own mowing outfit, another sick-                                                                       The investigators also found a
    The increase seemed pretty acre prairie hay meadow.                                                                                                                  “culture of fear, intimidation and
                                                                            le bar mower pulled by a pair of
       .           reasoned health
 hefty Murphy By BOB JOHNSON            “It’s a little warm, amid hoops and hollers,draft horses. the audi-
                                                        stage so we’ve Percheron dashed into                                                                             retaliation” in the school district
 insurance will cost an additional been taking it easy,”to give kids a hug or high five, before finally
                          ence Whiteley                                                                                                    over the cheating allegations,
                                                                               “We’re having some fun with
   Character counts, Dan was
 $50,000 and another $6,000 Meers, said. “It’s our little hobbyserious.
                                                        getting .”                                                                                                       which led to educators lying
                                                                            it,” Whiteley joked. “Greg’s kind                                                                                      MCT Photo
 expected for Kansas Public Em-
who makes a living wearing a wolf       The mules were pulling life is like a a wimpMeers said. “You can
                                                          “Your White- of coin,” about it. He needs a                                                                    about the cheating or destroying
            See COUNTY | Page A5                        spend it however you wish, but spend | Page A5 Ray Texas Governor Rick Perry dropped out of the race to be theA5
costume and acting silly, told about ley’s antique sickle bar mower,
                                                                                      See MOWING it wisely      . Whiteley
                                                                                                                                                        See CHEATING | Page
100 Iola fifth-graders Wednesday a small wagon with cutting bar look back and you don’t want to
                                                        Someday you’ll                                            next president of the United States. The news comes just two
evening.                                                have any regrets.”                                        days ahead of the South Carolina GOP primary election.

                                                                                                                               Temps for run
   Meers, better known as Kansas                          The ABCs of success, Meers said, are attitude, be-
City Chiefs mascot K.C. Wolf, was                       havior and character.
the featured attraction at USD 257’s                       “Attitude is a checkup from the neck up,” he said.

                                                                                                                                Iowa inviting
                                                                                                                               look primary update:
annual D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resis-                      “Those who succeed have a positive attitude. It’s de-
tance Education) graduation.             Dan Meers
                                                        veloped by how you think.
   He bounded onto the Bowlus Fine Arts Center                                   See PREVENTION | Page A3

Keystone XL pipeline a no-go
                                                                                                                                    Santorum, Romney tie
                                                                                                                                        By BOB JOHNSON
                                                                                                                                   An anticipated field of a thou-
                                                                                                                                sand runners and walkers, who
                                                                                                                                           By KASIE HUNT and              weren’t authorized to pre-
                                                                                                                                will flee Iola’s downtown busi-
                                                                                                                                          THOMAS BEAUMONT                 empt his announcement, said
                     By MATTHEW DALY                                                                                            ness district early Saturday as
                                                                                                                                             Associated Press             Strawn wouldn’t declare a win-
                       Associated Press
                                                                                                                                        COLUMBIA, in 1905, can
                                                                                                                                Charley Melvin did S.C. (AP) — ner because some votes can’t
   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and the                                                                             be thankful that Melvin chose to
U.S. Congress are back where they were before Christmas,                                                                             Rick Santorum edged front- be counted. Votes from eight of
                                                                                                                                do his dastardly deed in the mid-34 the state’s 1,774 precincts are
                                                                                                                                     runner Mitt Romney by
locked in an election-season tussle over a proposed 1,700-                                                                      dle of the night.
mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.                                                                                              votes in a surprise flip to the missing.
                                                                                                                                   Had the event being commemo-
                                                                                                                                     final tally of the Iowa caucuses,       Although the final tally from
   Republicans hope to again force Obama                                                                                        rated occurred in will be declared the Jan. 3 caucuses remains
to make a politically risky decision, while                                                                                          but no winner mid-day, par-
                                                                                                                                ticipants would battle oppressive
                                                                                                                                     because some votes remain excruciatingly close, the new
he is seeking to put it off until after the No-                                                                                                                                       Weiner said Tuesday
                                                                                                                                heatmissing in the event’s closest picked up,”could give a boost to
                                                                                                                                        and humidity, with both
vember election.                                                                                                                                                          numbers
                                                                                                                                forecast at the Republican of the       afternoon. As in the past, “we ex-
                                                                                                                                     finish ever, upper end officials Santorum and other candidates
   Obama blocked the $7 billion Keystone                                                                                                                                           of people to sign up Fri-
                                                                                                                                discomfort scale during daytime pect a lotto undermine Romney’s
XL pipeline on Wednesday, at least tempo-                                                                                            said today .                         trying
                                                                                                                                FridayRomney had . As is, they day night.”
                                                                                                                                          and Saturdayinitially been dominance over the field as
rarily, but Republicans signaled their in-                                                                                                                                 Cost
                                                                                                                                      run and walk winner — by Southis $12 for primary voters
                                                                                                                                will considered the in somewhat                              the walk. Run-
tention to again to force the issue.                                                                                                                                             Carolina
                                                                                         Register/Susan Lynn                    more inviting votes — of the first ners’ fees are $14 for youth to age
                                                                                                                                     just eight   temperatures pre-       go to the polls Saturday     .
   Rep. Fred Upton, a Republican and chair- Barack Obama                                                                        dicted for the low 70s bypresidential 17, $20 for adults and $17 each for
 These men are ready to leave their inhibitions at home as they participate in Friday night’s favorite
man of the House Energy and Commerce                                                                                                 contest in the GOP 12:26 a.m.           An Iowa GOP source, also
                                                                                                                                Saturday   .                            members of teams.
 race, the drag race. From left to right of
Committee, said he will call Secretaryare Matt Skahan, Brian Wolfe, Nic Lohman, David Toland and                                     nomination contest.
                                                                                                                                   The Iowa — many walkers will
                                                                                                                                                                          speaking on condition of ano-
                                                                                                                                                                           Runners in the third annual
                                                                                                                                         race GOP Chairman Matt nymity, confirmed that the
 Fred Heismeyer. The race begins recommended Obama’s
State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who at 10:30 p.m. on the courthouse square.                                                       be out for a stroll — will cap activ- event will aim for best times of
rejection, to testify at a hearing as early as next Wednesday.                                                                       Strawn was scheduled to an- certified results would show
                                                                                                                                                                                             and 20.44.78 for
                                                                                                                                itiesnounce the certified vote totals 15.40.06 for males29,839 votes and
                                                                                                                                       that start late Friday after-      Santorum with

Put that ego on the shelf, boys
That’s the day after Obama gives his State of the Union ad-                                                                     noon andmorning.on throughout females, set last year.a difference
                                                                                                                                             will go Republican of- Romney at 29,805,
dress before a joint session of Congress.                                                                                            this
                                                                                                                                the evening. Included on condition
                                                                                                                                     ficials, speaking will be the         Sticks of “Melvin Dy-No-Mite”
                                                                                                                                much-awaited “dragbecause fea-
                                                                                                                                     of anonymity         race,” they                  See the first three
                                                                                                                                                                        will be awarded GOP | Page A3
                                         See BATTLE | Page A3
          By SUSAN LYNN                   year a woman’s garter was trans-          The Shirt Shop, 20 W. Jackson,              turing some of the area’s finest        places for males and females in             ferred from one participant’s leg         where participants will have a              men and women dressed in drag.          each of five ages groups, 15 and
  If you’ve got enough of it, Fri-        to another.                               wide selection from which to                   Chris Weiner at Thrive Allen under, 16-30, 31-45, 46-60 and 61
day night is the night to let your                                                                                              County, co-sponsor with Allen and over.
                                                                                                                               Allen County officers
                                             “It’s better than a baton,” said       choose. Doors open at 10 p.m.
hair down.                                David Toland, executive director             Registration to participate              County Crimestoppers for “The              All participants will break
  One sure test is to participate         of Thrive Allen County and one            in the drag race is $5. That also           Charley Melvin Mad Bomber Run from in front of the post office.
                                                                                                                                for your Life,” said total of partic- Runners will follow a course that
                                                                                                                               promoted for service
in the “Drag Race” as a runup to          of the organizers for Friday’s            gains participants entrance to a
the Charlie Melvin Mad Bomber             events.                                   9:30 p.m. pre-party at the Thrive           ipants was approaching 450, with will take them on West to Wash-
Run For Your Life race.                      If you don’t have a thing to           office, 12 W. Jackson. Tickets can          about 200 signed on for the 5-kilo- ington, then Jackson, Jefferson
  Men and women alike are en-             wear — no worries.                        be purchased in advance at the              meter run. The walk will follow a and East to Cottonwood. They
                                                                                                                                        By BOB JOHNSON                                      county’s firing
                                                                                                                                                                       master for the See TEMPS | B6
couraged to dress in a cross-gen-            Dresses, hats, purses, jewelry         Thrive office or Friday night on            3-kilometer course.
                                                                                                                                          range. With Undersheriff Bry-
der manner and then “compete”             and other accoutrements will be                                                          “Registration, including prob-
                                                                                                     See EGO | Page B6            Allen County officers Tim
in teams of four in a relay Last
                            .             available at Elizabeth Donnelly’s                                                     ably a fifth online, has really an Murphy he arranges and in-
                                                                                                                               Beckham and Daren Kellerman structs concealed carry of fire-
                                                                                                                               have won promotion to master arms instruction for citizens.
                                                                                                                               deputies.                               He also has attended training

                 Iola Municipal Band                                                Pekarek finds home at USD 257                 “They’re
                                                                                                                               valuable assets
                                                                                                                                                                                           to become the
                                                                                                                                                                                           d e p a r t m e n t ’s
                                                                                                                               to the citizens                                             specialist in in-
                            — Since 1871 —                                                      By JOE SNEVE                   of Allen Coun-                                              vestigation of
   At the bandstand                                  Jim Garner, director                          ,”
                                                                                                                               ty said Sheriff                                             crimes involv-
   Thursday, July 7, 2011                                          8 p.m.                    When Brian Pekarek was hired      Tom Williams.                                               ing children.
                                    PROGRAM                                                as superintendent of the Iola       “I’m proud of                                                  Keller man’s
   Star Spangled Banner..................................................arr. J.P. Sousa   school district in February, he     them.”                                                       specialty          is
   Americans We — march .......................................... Henry Fillmore          saw an opportunity to “reinvigo-       Earning the                                               crimes having
   Rock, Rhythm and Blues — medley ...................... arr. Jack Bullock                rate” USD 257.                      designations            Tim Beckham      Daren Kellerman     to do with alco-
   Army of the Nile — march...................................Kenneth J. Alford              With a focus on academic          requires an of-                                              hol and is the
   Begin of the Beguine ...................................................... Cole Porter achievement and public transpar-    ficer to have 10                                             deputy’s go-to
Geo whiz kids
   Invercargill — march ................................................... Alex Lithgow
   Hymn to the Fallen.................................... John Williams/Sweeney
                                                                                           ency, Pekarek hopes he can fur-
                                                                                                            Courtesy photo
                                                                                           ther success for the district and
                                                                                                                               years of service with the depart- officer when a driving while un-
                                                                                                                               ment, complete certifications in der the influence alcohol case oc-
                                                                                           the more than beating out
Iola Middle School’s Clara Wicoff took home the IMS Geography Bee championship, 1,300 students rely-
   Men of Ohio — march ............................................. Henry Fillmore                                            several areas, take responsibili- curs. He also is the field trainer
   other finalists Capsule — medley .............................. arr. Jennings           ing Wicoff
10 A Sixties Time in the competition. Zach St. Clair was second and Isaiah on it. and Camryn
                                                                                                                               ties in specific law enforcement for new deputies.
                                                                                  pared to    finalists through writ-
Freimiller tied for third. A group of about 70 students was P. Sousa the 10Pekarek walks hisa talk. A na-
   The Washington Post — march ...................................John                                                         areas and make themselves                  The department has seven
ten test. Wicoff must complete rescheduled for Friday evening.
      Rained out concerts will be     another written exam to determine if she qualifies for the State
                                                                                                   See PEKAREK | Page A5
                                                                                                                                Brian Pekarek, center, visits with
                                                                                                                               available for public service out- Barb Geffert and Marcy Boring at
                                                                                                                                                                       patrol officers, including Under-
Geography Bee, usually held in Abilene, according to social studies teacher Roger Carlin. The                                   the the 257 board office.
                                                                                                                               side USDsheriff ’s office.                                 ,
                                                                                                                                                                       sheriff Murphy two less than
finalists were, front from left, Camryn Freimiller, Caitlyn Dreher, Clara Wicoff, Taylor Heslop and                               Beckham is the department’s the number included in the
Jessica Taylor; and second from left, Micah Grover, Yohon Sinclair, Zach St. Clair, Gus Hopkins                                firearms specialist and range                                          Page A2
                                                                                                                                                                                  See SHERIFF |Iola, KS
   Vol. 113, No. 209                                                                  75 Cents
and Isaiah Wicoff.
  Vol. 113, No. 346                                                                               75 Cents                                                                                          Iola, KS
A2 Thursday, January 19, 2012                                                              The Iola Register                                                                          

Stewart recipient Obituaries
of scholarship    Pauline Perez
                                                                         Pauline Perez, 96, of Humboldt died
                                                                                                                  rio Gutierrez, and one sister, Vadista
                                                                                                                                                                                    He also worked as a parts man for a
                                                                                                                                                                                 Ford dealership and ran Fred’s Auto
   KINCAID — Nikia Stew-           nication.                          Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Allen County         Graveside services will be at 2 p.m.                        Body in Iola for 15 years.
art, daughter of Frank and            The memorial scholar-           Hospital in Iola after becoming ill at      Friday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cem-                              He married Eunice Nadine Ander-
Darlene                            ship is given to a senior          her home.                                   etery in Humboldt.                                             son on Aug. 26, 1942, in Chanute.
Stewart of                         or graduate of Crest High             Pauline was born June 20, 1915, in          Memorial contributions in Pau-                                 She survives at the home. Oth-
Kincaid,                           School who is or will be en-       Neodesha, the daughter of Augustine         line’s honor to St. Joseph Catholic                            er survivors include four daugh-
is the re-                         rolled as a full-time student      and Calletana (Alonzo) Gutierrez.           Church or Allen County Animal                                  ters, Patty Ann Peres, Shoreview,
cipient                            in an accredited college,             She married Felix Perez on Dec. 31,      Rescue Facility (ACARF) may be left                            Minn., Judith “Judy” Lynn Dalton,
of a Doug                          university or trade school.        1932, in Chanute. He preceded her in        at Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel,                              McLouth, Jeanne Baze, Lawrence,
Bruce Me-                          Scholarships are awarded           death in 1996.                              which is in charge of arrangements.                            and Anita Douglas, Bentonville,
m o r i a l                        following the completion              Pauline was a member of St. Jo-          To send a message to the family online                         Ark.; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-
Scholar-                           of a college semester and          seph’s Catholic Church in Humboldt.         visit                                grandchildren.
ship     for                       enrolled in the second se-            She was an avid cook, a strong ad-                                                                         He was preceded in death by four
the    2011-                       mester.                            vocate for animals and dearly loved         Fred Kenison                                                   sisters and a brother.
12 school Nikia Stewart               Scholarship applications        her family, the Kansas City Royals             Fred LeRoy Kenison, 93, of                                     Burial was this morning at the Buf-
year. She                          for the 2012-13 academic           and University of Kansas basketball.        McLouth died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012,                           falo, Kan., Cemetery .
received a                         year may be picked up in              Pauline is survived by her three         at F.W. Huston Senior Living Center                               Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday
$100 scholarship.                  the counselor’s office at          children, Lupe, Juanita (Jennie) Don-       in Winchester.                                                 at Barnett Family Funeral Home on
   She is a 2011 graduate of       Crest High School during           nelly and Polo, all of Humboldt; a             He was born March 10, 1918, in Buf-                         Highway 59 in Oskaloosa.
Crest High School and is a         the last week of March and         sister, Inez Dela Cruz, Iola; and nu-       falo, the son of Frank Asberry and                                Visitation will be one hour prior to
freshman at Allen County           returned to the counselor’s        merous grandchildren, great-grand-          Sarah Myrtle Long Kenison. Fred re-                            services at the funeral home.
Community College, where           office during the last week        children and foster grandchildren.          ceived his teaching certification and                             Memorial contributions to Jeffer-
she is majoring in commu-          in April.                             She was preceded in death by an          taught for approximately eight years                           son County Friends of Hospice may
                                                                      infant son, and a son, Raymond, four        at schools in the Buffalo and Chanute                          be sent in care of the funeral home,
                                                                                                                                                                                 P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.
                                                                      brothers, Bill, Andy, Phillip and Rosa-     area.

Hadassah Bland
   Jerry and Zolene Bland,
                                   weighed 8 pounds, 8.7 ounc-
                                   es and was 20 inches long.
                                                                      Adams Scholarships                                                                       Calendar
                                                                      apps due on April 30
Iola, an-                          She joins a brother, Dawson                                                                                                  Deadline: Notify the Register about calendar announce-
nounce                             King, 9.                                                                                                                    ments at least three days in advance of their occurrence.
the birth                            Mater n al g r and p ar-
of    their                        ents are Donna Good -                 Applications for Herbert       keeping will be awarded
daughter,                          ner and Mar v i n and              Q. Adams and Elberta E.           only to post-high school                               Today
                                                                      Adams Scholarships are            students who enroll in                                    Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, 7 p.m., First Assem-
Hadassah                           Rena Sin clai r, Iola, and
                                                                      available for the 2012-2013       a qualifying bookkeep-                                 bly of God Church, 1020 E. Carpenter.
Moriah,                            pater nal g r and mother                                                                                                       Coterie Club, 7:30 p.m., Roberta Shirley, hostess.
born Dec.                          is Virgin i a Bland , Iola.        academic year for students        ing program at a Kansas
27, 2011,                          Her      g reat-g r and p ar-      majoring       in    teaching,    educational       institution.
at Allen                           ents are Darlene Yo-               bookkeeping and carpen-           Similarly,      scholarships                           Friday
                                                                      try Each scholarship is
                                                                         .                              for students in the field of                               Senior Citizens Card Club potluck dinner, 5:30 p.m., senior
C o u n t y Hadassah               cham, Iola, and Doro-
                                                                      in a minimum amount of            carpentry will be awarded                              citizens center, 204 N. Jefferson.
H o s p i - Bland                  thy Reed, Gas.
tal. She                                                              $1,000 for the first semester     only to those post-high
                                                                      and are available to gradu-       school students who en-                                Sunday
                                                                      ates of Allen County high         roll in a field of carpentry,                             Trivia afternoon, 3 p.m., Iola Public Library meeting room,
                                                                      schools, including students       building construction tech-                            for additional information call the library at 365-3262.

Crest High School                                                     who will graduate in the
                                                                                                        nology or building trades
                                                                                                        curriculum at a Kansas                                 Monday
                                                                         Elberta E. Adams’ trust        educational institution. No                               Mothers of Preschoolers, 9 a.m., Wesley United Methodist

lists honor rolls                                                     established the scholarship
                                                                      following her death in 1995.
                                                                                                        scholarships are available
                                                                                                        for graduate students.
                                                                                                                                                               Church, 301 E. Madison, child care provided.
                                                                                                                                                                  Iola City Council meeting, 6 p.m., New Community Build-
                                                                                                                                                               ing, Riverside Park.
                                                                      She was retired in 1977 af-          Although the number of
   COLONY — Crest High                Fourth grade: Noah Ash-                                                                                                     USD 257 school board meeting, 6:30 p.m., Iola High
                                                                      ter 44 years as a teacher,        scholarships to be awarded
School honor rolls for the         more, Evan Bain, Zachary                                                                                                    School lecture hall.
                                                                      22 years of which were            each year and the amounts
first semester of the 2011-12      Beckmon, Anna Culler, Allen
                                                                      in Wichita. Scholarship           of each may vary from se-
school year are divided into       Geary, Jerrick Jones, Kimberly
                                   Madrid and Chesney Sprinkle.       awards to date have totaled       mester to semester, the goal                           Tuesday
three sections: Students                                              more than $157,000.               for the 2012-2013 academic                               Allen County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., Allen County
making all A’s; Principal’s           Fifth grade: Breyanna Benja-
                                   min, Regan Godderz, Hayden            Teaching      scholarships     year is to award two schol-                            Courthouse commissioners’ room.
Honor Roll, requiring a 3.5                                           will be available to students     arships each in the three                                American Red Cross office, 9-11:30 a.m., Emprise Bank.
                                   Hermreck and Vicky Rodriquez.
grade point average, with                                             who in the fall of 2012 will      fields.
                                      Sixth grade: Gagy Adams,
no grade lower than a C;
and the Honor Roll, requir-
ing a 3.0 GPA, with no grade
                                   Bradlee Bennett, Chad Clas-
                                   sen, Alexis Goldner, Austin
                                                                      be at least a junior in a four-
                                                                      year university in Kansas,
                                                                                                           Deadline for submitting
                                                                                                        applications is April 30.                              Coming events
                                   Hendrix, Kaitlyn LaCross, Aus-     and who are attending or          For additional information
lower than a C.                    tin Louk, Tavyn Springston and     will be admitted to a uni-        or to obtain a scholarship                             Saturday
   Crest Middle School and         Caleb Stephens.                    versity’s school of educa-        application form write to                                Cornet Chop Suey, a Bowlus Cultural Attractions Series
Crest Elementary School’s             Seventh grade: Miranda                                                                                                   Event, 7:30 p.m., Bowlus Fine Arts Center, tickets may be
                                                                      tion, its equivalent title or     Clyde W. Toland, trustee
first semester honor rolls         Golden, John Harman, Jor-                                                                                                   purchased by calling the Bowlus at (620) 365-4765 or at the
                                                                      are in a teacher education        of the Adams Scholarship
are divided into two sec-          dan Hendrix, Adam Montague,                                                                                                 door event night.
                                                                      program as defined by the         Fund, P.O. Box 404, Iola, or
tions; Students making all         Shelby Ramsey and Preston                     .
                                                                      university No scholarships        telephone (620) 365-8006. Ap-
A’s; and students making           Utley.                             are available for graduate        plications are also available                          Monday
all A’s and B’s.                      Eighth grade: Hunter Frazell,                                                                                              Legislative update, 6 p.m., Community National Bank
                                                                      students.                         from guidance counselors
       Crest High School           Kyle Riblett, Lupita Rodriguez,                                                                                             meeting room. Sen. Jeff King, Rep. Bill Otto and Kansas
                                                                         Scholarships for stu-          at high schools in Iola, Mo-
        All A Honor Roll           Garrett Sipe, William Starr and                                                                                             Board of Education representative Jana Shaver will attend.
                                                                      dents in the field of book-       ran and Humboldt.
   Jayden Bowen, Chelsey           Dylan Young.
Brooks, Arli Hendrix, Suzanna                                                                                                                                  Jan. 29
Lea, Jory Ramsey, Shayla Ste-
phens, Katrina Strickler, Jesse
Boone, Callee Callaway, Haley
                                   Misc.                                                                                                                          Artist reception for Rick Bushnell, 2 p.m., Mary L. Martin
                                                                                                                                                               Art Gallery, Bowlus Fine Arts Center, free admission.

Freelove, Kyle Hammond, Jor-
dan Morton, Brytton Strickler.
                                   Happy Hearts meet                  the 7 p.m. Feb. 20 meeting        crusaded for national health                           Jan. 31
                                      Six members of Happy            at the North Community            care. Resigning as labor                                  An evening with Carrie Newcomer, Creitz Recital Hall Se-
Emily Frank, Erica Holman,
                                   Hearts Family and Com-             Building.                         secretary when Harry Tru-                              ries, 7 p.m., Bowlus Fine Arts Center, tickets may be pur-
Landon Stephens, Madison
                                   munity Education Unit met                                            man became president, she                              chased by calling the Bowlus at (620) 365-4765 or at the door
Covey and Regan Morrison.
                                   Monday night in the North                                            was replaced by two men.                               event night.
      Principal’s Honor Roll                                          DAR meets                         Her personal life was com-
   Trevor Holman, Tessa Jones,     Community Building.                   Cofachique Chapter of
Katie Haen and Brianna Scovill.       Ann Houk gave the pro-                                            plicated by her husband’s                              Feb. 4
                                                                      the Daughters of the Ameri-
             Honor Roll            gram “Just Say Cheese.”                                              mental illness who was insti-                            Allen County 4-H Day, 8 a.m., Bowlus Fine Arts Center.
                                                                      can Revolution met Tuesday
   Cole Bowen, Chris Brallier,     According to legend, cheese                                          tutionalized several times.
                                                                      at First Baptist Church in
Sarah Price, Carollynn Brad-       was discovered 4,000 years                                           Her daughter also faced de-
shaw, Kurston Gilliland, Kattya    ago when an Arabian mer-                                             pression and mental illness.
                                                                         Donna Houser reviewed
Madrid, David Womelsdorf,          chant journeyed across the                                           At age 80, Perkins taught at
                                                                      the life of Frances Perkins
Clayton Miller, Erin Steedley,     desert carrying a supply                                             Cornell University.
                                                                      from “The Woman Behind
Paige Tush, Lyndia Bradshaw,       of milk in a pouch made                                                  The next meeting will
Krystal Cooper, Brooklynn                                             the New Deal” by Kristin
                                   from the dried stomach of a                                          be in February at the Hum-
Gray-LaCross, Austin Green,                                                    .
                                                                      Downey Houser said Perkins
                                   sheep, goat or other domes-                                          boldt Public Library.
Tiffany Jackman, Madison Kel-                                         was born in 1880 and had ties
                                   tic animal. The lining of the      to the suffrage movement.
lar, Braden McGhee, Rene Ro-
driguez and Codi Vermillion.
                                   pouch, combined with the           The Triangle Shirtwaist           Food commodities
                                   heat of the sun, caused the        Factory fire in 1911, in which    to be distributed
       Crest Middle School
                                   milk to separate into curd         146 garment workers ages 14          Distribution of food com-
          All A Honor Roll
   Second grade: Khloe Utley.      and whey. According to the         to 48 died because the man-       modities at Hope Chapel
   Third grade: Sharyia Trester.   story that is how cheese was       agers had locked the doors        Assembly of God, on High-
   Fourth grade: Gregory Hard-     born.                              to the stairwells and exits,      way 54 between Moran and
wick, Kimberleigh Lansdown            Today, cheese is basically      influenced Perkins to work        Bronson, will be Saturday
and Summer Starr.                  a concentrated source of           for better labor laws. Perkins    from 1 to 2 p.m.
   Fifth grade: Blake Ashmore      many nutrients found in            was Secretary of Labor in            A limited supply of food
and Camryn Strickler.              milk. This makes cheese a          Franklin D. Roosevelt’s cabi-     is available for low-income
   Sixth grade: Makayla Jones.     good source of protein, vita-      net where she promoted the        individuals who can pro-
   Seventh grade: Nate Berry,      mins and minerals. It takes        Social Security Act, immi-        vide identification that they
Laurel Godderz and Karlee          about 10 pounds of milk to         gration reform, unemploy-         qualify for United States
Hammond.                           make one pound of cheese.          ment insurance and welfare        Department of Agriculture
   Eighth grade: Evan Doggerz,        Marla Wilson will host
Julie Hartman, Dal Lacey, Kel-                                        for the poorest. She also         subsidies.
len Ramsey, Colton Strickler,
Kaden Strickler and Emily Web-
      All A and B Honor Roll
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   Second      grade:   Marissa    Continued from A1                  cers, Williams said depu-         Side Bait Shop, Beckham
Lansdown and Tucker Yocham.                                           ties were scheduled to            exercised his specialty
                                   sheriff ’s budget.
   Third grade: Ashton Bain,                                          avoid overtime.                   training in firearms to do
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News from Colony
Calendar                          Mrs.                                 members drew for prayer              ing area of the vo-ag shop.            a replacement until the              Shrine Bowl all-star foot-
   Tuesday-Allen/Ander-           Morris                               partners. The next meeting             Two board members,                   next city election in 2013.                              .
                                                                                                                                                                                        ball game in July He is
son Deer Creek Watershed,                                              is Feb. 8.                           Kloma Buckle and David                 Lions                                the son of Jay and Tammy
City Hall community room,                                              School board                         Milner, were unable to at-                Colony Lions Club Presi-          Bowen.
8 p.m.; Wednesday-Colony                                                  Crest Board of Educa-             tend.                                  dent Gene Anderson read                 Morris Luedke under-
City Council meeting, City        852-3379                             tion members met for their           City Council                           at the club’s December               went heart surgery at Kan-
Hall, 7 p.m.; Jan. 28-fire Sta-                                        regular meeting Jan. 9.                 Colony City Council                 meeting thank-you cards              sas Heart Hospital in Wich-
tion open house, 3-6 p.m.;                                                Members approved an               members approved in De-                from Pearl Wells, Jacob              ita Monday
United Methodist Church                                                amended ANW Special                  cember an ordinance rais-              George, Shirley Payne, La-              Sympathy is expressed
Family Fun Night, 6-8 p.m.,       sion groups will begin               Education Cooperative in-            ing security deposits for              ree Thexton, Doris Moore             to former residents Willena
public invited, cards, videos     studying Acts on Sunday              terlocal agreement. Park-            water customers from $70               and Ethel Beckmon for                Tressler and her husband,
and board games, snacks           through March 25. Contact            ing lot improvements and             to $100, plus a $10 connec-            the poinsettias they re-             Grayden, Yates Center, for
and drinks provided.              McCoy to join or host a              upcoming changes to the              tion fee.                              ceived for Christmas from            the death of her mother,
School calendar                   group.                               school finance plan were                Members also granted a              the club. Other thank-you            Willena Boehm, 81, Ottawa.
   Monday-Scholar’s Bowl             The church potluck din-           discussed.                           water bill extension for one           notes came from Vivian               Boehm grew up in Colo-
at Fort Scott; Tuesday-high       ner and meeting will follow             Dan Buller was hired as           customer, who had 10 days              Barnett for the pizza party,         ny and attended Colony
school basketball at home         the morning services Feb.            high school girls head bas-          to pay the bill or the water           Christmas candle and the             School. She died Jan. 11 at
against Northeast High of         5. A sweetheart supper is            ketball coach, Erin Paulsen          would be shut off. The cus-            Christmas dinner, Delene             Ottawa Retirement Village.
Arma; Jan. 27-high school         at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at the City        as Buller’s assistant, Ben           tomer also cannot request              Lindberg for the poinsettia          Funeral Mass was Monday
basketball at Uniontown, 5        Hall community building.             Vaughn as high school head           another extension for six              and the Christmas candle; a          at Sacred Heart Catholic
p.m.; Future Business Lead-       Men should meet at 3 p.m.            track coach, Christopher             months.                                card from Lion Weldon and            Church, Ottawa. Burial fol-
ers of America contest at         to prepare.                          Dvorak as English teacher               Council members ap-                 Wilma Goodell for poinset-           lowed in Colony Cemetery  .
Cherryvale.                       WWCWC                                and Tisha Hug as middle              proved regular shut-off                tias and Christmas candle.           History
Meal Site                            Working Wonders Chris-            school Scholars Bowl coach.          procedures against others              Barnett sent a donation to              March 1984 — Officials
   Monday-spaghetti with          tian Women’s Council met             Buller will continue his du-         with past due water bills.             show her appreciation.               from the Kansas Depart-
meat sauce, salad, succo-         Jan. 11. Danelle McGhee              ties as middle school social            Those whose water ser-                 The AARP safe driving             ment of Transportation as-
tash, Texas toast, fruit cup;     served refreshments while            studies teacher and middle           vice has been disconnected             course will be Feb. 18 at the        sured Colony officials that
Wednesday-(live band and          Bev Wittmer shared devo-             school sponsor. Paulsen              must pay their bills in full,          City Hall community room             the rest area west of town
Vision cards accepted),           tions from In Touch Maga-            remains as vocational ag-            plus a $25 reconnection fee,           from 8 a.m. to noon and 1            would remain in place.
ham and beans, zucchini           zine by Charles Stanley      .       riculture teacher and Hug            in order for service to be re-         to 4 p.m. Those attending            Many residents wrote to
and tomatoes, roll, Jell-         She read the article “Rest           remains as middle school             stored.                                will be served snacks and            former Rep. Denise Apt
O with fruit; Jan. 27-beef        Assured,” which stresses             math teacher and cross                  A cereal malt beverage li-          drinks.                              asking that the rest area
and noodles, Prince Ed-           the importance of finding            country coach. Vaughn and            cense for 2012 was approved               Cost for the course is $12        remain open, because of its
ward veggies, strawberries,       peace in Jesus Christ by             Dvorak are new teachers.             for Halfway House Saloon               for AARP members, $14 for            heavy use and good condi-
wheat bread, cheesecake.          taking time to rest in differ-          Crest Elementary School           owner and manager Rick                 others.                              tion.
Phone 852-3479 for reserva-       ent aspects of people’s lives.       had 61 students on the hon-          Horn                                      Attendees can receive up             October 1989 — The
tions.                            Members recalled “snowy”             or roll for the second nine             Council members ex-                 to 10 percent discounts on           new U.S. 169 bypass
   For prescription drug          experiences for roll call.           weeks of the 2011-12 school          tended by five years the               car insurance premiums.              around Colony is now
program assistance phone             Twenty-two dinners were           year.                                city’s contract with Green             Anybody 14 and older may             open and resulted in por-
Area Agency on Aging at           delivered for the Harvest               The Parent Teachers Or-           Environmental Services to              attend. For more informa-            tions of old 169 and K-57
Ottawa 800-733-5421.              Feast and 28 fruit baskets           ganization will purchase T-          handle trash pickup. Costs             tion, call Mary Scovill at           being turned over to An-
Christian Church                  were delivered in Decem-             shirts for students scoring          will not change.                       (620) 852-3137.                      derson County as paved
  Scripture for Sunday            ber. Officers for 2012 were          above the state’s Standard              The council also dis-                  The Colony and Kincaid            country roads. The proj-
was Acts 2:37-47. Pastor          elected. McGhee will con-            of Excellence threshold on           cussed, but took no action,            Loins will get together              ect is part of an upgrade,
Mark McCoy’s sermon was           tinue as president and Gen-          state assessment tests last          on ways to control the stray           Feb. 15. Fourteen members            which will round out the
“Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda”         na Gallagher as vice presi-          year. New windows have               cat population.                        attended and the United              familiar west curve near
or “DID, DO and WILL.”            dent. Melissa Hobbs is the           been installed in the high              Councilman Steve Wal-               Methodist Women served               Colony allowing U.S. 169
  The Sons, Brothers, Fa-         new secretary and Cindy              school and proposal of a             lace announced his resigna-            the supper.                          to proceed on a more di-
thers men’s group is begin-       McGhee the new treasurer.            school calendar for 2012-13          tion from the council. May-            Around Town                          rect route south to hook
ning its monthly events at        The sweetheart dinner is             was presented.                       or Neal Wallace, with the                Congratulations, Jayden            up with U.S. 54 just east of
9 a.m. Saturday with the          at 6 p.m. Feb. 12. Program              Pictures were shared of           remaining council mem-                 Bowen, who was selected              Iola. As a result, the rest
movie “Courageous.” Infu-         books were completed and             improvements to the weld-            bers’ consent, will appoint            to play in the 2012 Kansas           area was closed.

H Prevention
Continued from A1                 ple think of you — will take                                                                                     panied by Aretha Franklin’s          deaths,” he said.
   “Your thoughts determine       of itself.                                                                                                       “Respect,” and diplomas                 Piper Moore also was in-
your behavior,” Meers con-           “Bad company corrupts                                                                                         were awarded.                        ventive in her essay, using
tinued. “You can be a buzzard     good character, so choose                                                                                           Five students, one from           made-up texts and phone
or a bee. A buzzard looks for     your friends wisely. Make                                                                                        each fifth-grade class, read         calls to drive home the evils
dead animals to eat,” while       good choices, and good things                                                                                    their winning essays.                of alcohol, tobacco and
“bees look for honey. You al-     will happen to you.”                                                                                                Mia Aronson said she              drugs. “I want to be a profes-
ways find what you look for,         Being a mascot covers the                                                                                     learned “how bad drugs are,          sional volleyball player, so
and it’s just as easy to look     past 27 years of Meers’ life.                                                                                    the evils of tobacco” and how        I won’t drink, smoke or do
for good things in people as it      He was the Missouri Uni-                                                                                      personal and peer pressure           drugs,” she said.
is the bad.”                      versity Tiger in college, spent                                                                                  can affect a young person.
   People who succeed have        a year performing in Busch                                                                                       She pledged to make wise de-            CARL SLAUGH, city ad-
a common denominator of           Stadium in a bird outfit for                                                                                     cisions.                             ministrator, told the students
making character a high pri-      the St. Louis Cardinals and                                                                                         Jaden Channel said she            they would be successes in
ority, he concluded.              for the past 22 years has been                                                                                   also learned it was wise to          life if they set their stan-
   “Character is who you re-      K.C. Wolf.                                                                                                       stay away from drugs, alco-          dards high, stuck to their
ally are. My mom and dad al-         “Old mascots never die,                                                                                       hol and violence and that “al-       commitments and strove for
ways told me that if you take     they just smell that way,”                                                                                       cohol can harm every organ           excellence. He enforced the
care of your character, your      Meers said with a giggle in                                                                                      in your body.”                       message to stay away from al-
reputation —what other peo-       explaining how even a sum-                                                                                          Kassy Shelby used a hand          cohol, drugs and tobacco, and
                                  mer outfit made of mesh                                                               Register/Bob Johnson       puppet, to the delight of her        encouraged the students to
                                  quickly raised a sweat when          Nic Zimmerman, a Jefferson Elementary fifth-grader,                         audience, to get across the          exercise and be careful with
                                        he was sequestered in-         with the help of Don Meers found out what it was like to                    same points. She pointed out         eating habits to avoid obesity.
                                        side.                          be dressed as K.C. Wolf — Meers’ role at Kansas City                        peer pressure can be good as            “I hope the lessons you

                                            In a much-awaited          Chiefs games — Wednesday evening.                                           well as bad.                         learned from D.A.R.E. will
                                        portion of Meers’ pre-                                                                                        Dalton Kerr introduced            stick with you,” said Jared
                                        sentation, he called Nic       how he dressed before games          merman gyrated and took a              his presentation by noting           Warner, Iola police chief.
Continued from A1                       Zimmerman, a Jeffer-           and appearances by putting           bow.                                   that his grandfather, a heavy           Ford noted that the
                                        son Elementary fifth-          the costume on young Zim-                                                   smoker, died from cancers            D.A.R.E. program, with its
of 34. Ron Paul finished
                                        grader, to the stage.          merman.                                D.A.R.E. instructor Mike             and emphysema he developed           eighth year just completed,
third with 26,036 votes.
                                        With animated coop-              “I think I’ve found my suc-        Ford led the fifth-graders in          from smoking. “Tobacco is a          was a cooperative effort of
   In a statement, Romney
                                        eration, Meers showed          cessor,” Meers said, as Zim-         the D.A.R.E. dance, accom-             leading cause of preventable         USD 257 and the city of Iola.
called it a “virtual tie.” The
former Massachusetts gov-
ernor praised Santorum’s

                                        H Battle
mance” in
the state.
rum, a for-                             Continued from A1                    avoided environmentally sen-       submit a new application once           The proposed $7 billion             TransCanada says the pipe-
mer Penn-                                  “This is not the end of the       sitive areas of Nebraska — a       an alternative route for the         pipeline would pass through         line could create as many as
sylvania                                fight. Republicans in Congress       route that still has not been      pipeline is established. Com-        Montana, South Dakota, Ne-          20,000 jobs, a figure opponents
s e n a t o r,                          will continue to push this be-       proposed. But in an unrelated      pany chief Russ Girling said         braska, Kansas and Oklahoma         say is inflated. A State Depart-
and other Rick Santorum                 cause it’s good for our country      tax deal he cut with congressio-   if approved, the pipeline could      en route to Texas. It is a dicey    ment report last summer said
GOP can-                                and it’s good for our economy        nal Republicans, Obama had         begin operation as soon as 2014.     proposition for Obama, who          the pipeline would create up
didates are                             and it’s good for the American       been boxed into making a deci-     He said TransCanada will con-        enjoyed strong support from         to 6,000 jobs during construc-
vying         to                        people,” especially those who        sion by Feb. 21.                   tinue to work with Nebraska          both organized labor and envi-      tion.
attract vot-                            are out of work, said House             The deal required that the      officials to determine the saf-      ronmentalists in his winning           Obama said his decision
ers seeking                             Speaker John Boehner, a Re-          project would go forward un-       est route for Keystone XL that       2008 campaign for the White         does not “change my admin-
a more con-                             publican.                            less Obama declared by that        avoids the environmentally           House.                              istration’s commitment to
s e r v a t iv e                           Republicans are looking to        date that it was not in the na-    sensitive Sandhills area, which         Environmental advocates          American-made energy that
alternative                             drive a wedge between Obama          tional interest. The president     he said should be completed          have made it clear that ap-         creates jobs and reduces our
to Romney,                              and two key Democratic con-          did just that Wednesday, gener-    this fall.                           proval of the pipeline would        dependence on oil.”
who         fol- Mitt Romney            stituencies. Some labor unions       ating intense reaction from all       But Assistant Secretary of        dampen their enthusiasm for            To underscore the point,
lowed Iowa                              support the pipeline as a job        sides.                             State Kerri-Ann Jones told re-       Obama in November.                  Obama signaled that he would
with a sol-                             creator, while environmental-           “This announcement is not       porters that if TransCanada             But by rejecting the pipe-       not oppose development of an
id victory                              ists fear it could lead to an oil    a judgment on the merits of        submits a new application for        line, Obama risks losing sup-       oil pipeline from Oklahoma to
in        New                           spill disaster.                      the pipeline, but the arbitrary    a different pipeline path, it        port from organized labor, a        refineries along the Gulf of
H a m p -                                  The plan by Calgary-based         nature of a deadline that pre-     would trigger a new review           key part of the Democratic          Mexico. TransCanada already
shire, the                              TransCanada Corp. would car-         vented the State Department        process.                             base, for thwarting thousands       operates a pipeline from Cana-
s e c o n d                             ry tar sands oil from Alberta,       from gathering the informa-           “We cannot state that any-        of jobs.                            da to Oklahoma. Refineries in
contest of                              Canada, through the pipeline         tion necessary to approve the      thing will be expedited at this         Yet some unions that back        Houston and along the Texas
the race.         Ron Paul              across six U.S. states to refiner-   project and protect the Ameri-     time,” she said. “We would           Obama oppose the pipeline,          Gulf Coast can handle heavy
   The Des                              ies on the Texas Gulf Coast.         can people,” Obama said in a       look to information that is out      including the United Auto           crude such as that extracted
Moines                                     Obama was already on re-          written statement. “I’m disap-     there to the extent we can. It       Workers, Service Employ-            from Canadian tar sands —
Register first reported the             cord as saying no, for now, un-      pointed that Republicans in        is a new permit application so       ees International Union and         the type of oil that would flow
certified caucus totals to-             til his administration could         Congress forced this decision.”    the process would have to be         Communications Workers of           through the Keystone XL pipe-
day  .                                  review an alternate route that          TransCanada said it would       started over again.”                 America.                            line.
A4 Thursday, January 19, 2012                                                       The Iola Register                                                                 

  Basic tax reform
  should be at top
  of election issues
      Mitt Romney said a day or        the rate is 15 percent — or
   so ago he thought his tax bill      about half what the average
   amounted to about 15 percent        working guy or gal must pay.
   of his income and, maybe, he’ll
   make his tax return(s) public          THIS IS NOT a criticism of
   in April.                           Romney and his accountants.
      In his campaign presenta-        As was observed previously,
   tions he has said he favors         anyone who doesn’t take ad-
   leaving the present tax laws        vantage of the lowest applica-
   in place. Those statutes tax        ble tax rate isn’t smart enough
   dividends and capital gains at      to be president.
   15 percent — and define capi-          It must certainly is a criti-
   tal gains broadly enough to         cism of a tax structure that
   include investment income,          taxes the income of the very
   which formerly was consid-          rich at about half the rate the
   ered ordinary income and car-       other 99 percent of the popula-
   ried a 35 percent tax rate.         tion pays.
      None of the candidates for          While there are political ex-
   the Republican nomination,          planations for this gross injus-
   current or recent, have pro-        tice, there can be no moral jus-
   posed raising those rates or        tification for it. Such grotesque
   changing those definitions
   back to the pre-Bush (G.W., that
   is) level.
                                       inequality not only makes a
                                       mockery of democracy, it also
                                       is one of the factors pushing
                                                                             How Obama lost the middle
                                                                                                                                                                      “ But the moment I truly
      Those rates and definitions      the whole nation, rich and               Thomas Frank does more than
   are part of the reason the na-      poor, deeper and deeper into          make a living writing books that
   tional debt and the annual fed-     debt.                                 are nearly equal parts social com-
   eral deficits are as high as they      The United States of Ameri-        ment and political comment. He                                                                understood that the
   are.                                ca has the wealthiest economy         stimulates our thoughts, and
                                                                             some place, some time may help
                                                                                                                                               Bill Roy                    Dems had blown it
      They also explain, in part,      on earth. It has the capacity to
                                                                             the good guys beat the bad guys.
                                                                                                                                                                           came during the de-
   the Occupy Wall Street move-        pay its bills. It only lacks the
   ment.                                                                        Frank grew up in Mission Hills,                                                            bate over health care
                                       will to do so.
      This is a conversation the          Reform of the tax structure        Kan., graduated from Shawnee                                                                  reform.
   nation needs to have in earnest     should be the primary issue           Mission East High School and at-
                                                                             tended the University of Kansas        books addressing the move of the                           — Thomas Frank, author of
   as the time to elect a president    this fall. And the debate should                                                                                                             “Pity the Billionaire”      “
   for the next four years draws       be about the system, not the          and University of Virginia before      Republican Party to the far right.
   nearer.                             personalities of the candidates       achieving his terminal degree, a       Frank also had the advantage of
                                                                             Ph.D. in history at the University     having fellow liberal commenta-                  cialized medicine,” especially
      To set the stage, go to your     or the wealth of particular
                                                                             of Chicago. He appeared at the         tor Michael Kinsley writing the                  President Harry Truman in the
   favorite research medium and        families.
                                                                             Unity Temple on the Plaza this         review.                                          late ’40s. And, Democrats have not
   look up U.S. income tax rates          This isn’t about class war-
                                                                             week to introduce his new book,           In this book, Frank is trying                 always lost, evidenced by the suc-
   over time. You will discover        fare, it’s about wacky decisions
                                                                             “Pity the Billionaire.”                to explain how the voters who so                 cess of Medicare and Medicaid,
   that the upper tax rate in 1998     made by lawmakers. Above all,
                                                                                Frank gained national recogni-      overwhelmingly elected Barack                    programs put in place by Presi-
   was 39 percent; in 1986 it was      it’s about fairness and practi-
                                                                             tion with his 2004 book, “What’s       Obama president in 2008 became                   dent Lyndon Johnson.
   50 percent and in 1980 it was              .
                                       cality It is not fair to tax the
                                                                             the Matter with Kansas?” Frank’s       so angry by 2010 that they cap-                     But, “President Obama’s strat-
   70 percent. During World War        ultra wealthy less than the
                                                                             book was the antithesis of an          tured the U.S. House, and with Tea               egy in 2009 was the reverse of
   II, the rate shot up into the 90s   average wage earner. It is not
                                                                             1896 Emporia Gazette editorial by      Party obstinacy obstructed nearly                Truman’s. He would get the tra-
   and there was a luxury tax in       practical to tax an enormous
                                                                             28- year-old William Allen White,      all legislation for two years.                   ditional opponents of health care
   addition. (Americans back           part of the wealth the economy
                                                                             who accidentally gained national          The explanation is simple:                    reform on board — the AMA, Big
   then had the quaint notion that     produces at the lowest rate on
                                                                             recognition by angrily denounc-        Obama was elected as a populist                  Pharma, insurance lobbyists —
   a war should be paid for while      the books.
                                                                             ing Kansas populists as lazy los-      and has governed as a plutocrat.                 and do the deal as an act of con-
   in progress rather than two or         Confronting this cardinal is-
                                                                             ers.                                   He forgot his constituency and                   sensus. All the corporate and pro-
   three generations later.)           sue should be at the top of the
                                                                                The editorial became a popular      was adopted by Wall Street.                      fessional “stakeholders” would
      The upper rate today is 35       political agenda as we endorse
                                                                             election piece for successful presi-      He not only accepted Repub-                   be taken care of. No one would get
   percent. But, as Mr. Romney’s       a program of work for the next
                                                                             dential candidate William McKin-       lican financial remedies put in                  their suit ruffled.
   case demonstrates, for those        four years and elect a president
                                                                             ley, supporter of the Gilded Age.      place by former Goldman Sachs                       Frank recalls the “Town Hall
   whose income consists primar-       to carry it out.
                                                                             Forever after, White was a power       CEO Henry Paulson in October                     Summer” of 2009. Ordinary folks,
   ily of return from investments,                  — Emerson Lynn, jr .
                                                                             in the Republican Party, although      2008 (the Bush TARP program to                   with clever Republican prompt-
                                                                             his politics changed greatly with      refinance investment banks, and                  ing, were blind with rage. “Don’t
                                                                             the advent of President Theo-          stimulus package), he made them                  let the government touch my
                                                                             dore Roosevelt. White supported        his own by putting Wall Street                   Medicare!”
                                                                             Teddy Roosevelt as a third party       favorites and participants Larry                    There it is. Obama sold out to
                                                                             candidate in 1912, and assured the     Summers and Tim Geithner in                      Wall Street with crony capital-
                                                                             election of Democratic President       charge of program to save Wall                   ism, and in the view of the misin-
                                                                             Woodrow Wilson.                        Street banks and bankers, whose                  formed, established a costly pro-
                                                                                The matter with Kansas — and        greed and shady practices had                    gram of government medicine.
                                                                             many other states in 2004, and         precipitated the worldwide finan-                That was the Democratic burden
                                                                             today — was people were voting         cial panic.                                      in 2010, and in spite of the recent
                                                                             volatile, hot-button issues rather        But that was far from all.                    spectacle of crazy Republican de-
                                                                             than their own economic inter-            Frank writes, “But the moment                 bates, may remain the burden in
                                                                             ests. Abortion, guns, and race         I truly understood that the Dems                 2012.
                                                                             were winning elections in what         had blown it came during the
                                                                             Frank saw as bait-and-switch pol-      debate over health care reform.”                   P.S. This week the Wall Street
                                                                             itics.                                 Yes!                                             Journal conjectured the endorse-
                                                                                Frank arrived in Kansas City           Frank reviews how Democratic                  ment of Kansas Secretary of
                                                                             with the prestige of having “Pity      presidents had pursued universal                 State and Latino nemesis Kris Ko-
                                                                             the Billionaire” featured on the       health care throughout the 20th                  bach may lose Mitt Romney Colo-
                                                                             cover of the New York Times            century, and how they always                     rado, New Mexico, Arizona and a
                                                                             Book Review (Jan. 6). The split        confronted health care’s special                 couple of other states in Novem-
                                                                             page also featured two other new       interests and their calls of “so-                ber. Viva la Raza!

Next year soon enough to act on Kobach’s voter ID measure
   Kansas’ legislators have re-                                                                                     play before the November election.               of whether the changes were nec-
turned to Topeka for the 2012 leg-                                                                                     There’s no evidence to show                   essary, they’re on the books now
islative session and are ready to                                                                                   our election process is, or ever                 and should be enforced.
conduct the state’s business. As            Legislators have enough serious issues to deal with                     was, in danger of being corrupt-                   But legislators have enough se-
far as we know, not one of those          during the current session. They should focus on the                      ed by voter fraud. But Kobach ran                rious issues to deal with during
legislators — 125 representative          real work rather than waste time dealing with the voter-                  for election on a platform that                  the current session. They should
and 40 senators — earned his or           fraud boogeyman.                                                          promised to make our elections                   focus on the real work rather than
her seat by way of voter fraud.                                                                                     safe from illegal voters and, by                 waste time dealing with the voter-
   We like to think they and their                                                                                  golly, he’s going to do it.                      fraud boogeyman.
supporters are honest Kansans.         registrants on Jan. 1, 2013, and      isn’t saying. But there’s no reason       The secretary of state managed                  January is soon enough to im-
   Certainly, we haven’t heard any     thereafter. That’s soon enough.       to think Kansas’ presidential elec-    to get the voter ID and proof of                 plement proof of citizenship for
of the candidates they defeated           Kansans this year, for the first   toral college votes are any more       citizenship through a compliant                  voter registration.
cry foul by way of voter fraud.        time, must show a photo identifi-     susceptible to voter fraud than are    Legislature last year. Regardless                        — Topeka Capital-Journal
   The same holds true for county,     cation when they go to the polls to   our state officeholders, legislators
city and school district elections     vote. That law is on the books and    and local government officials.
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   Roddick is out of Australian                                                                                                                                      NFL playoffs down
     Open because of injury                                                                                                                                            to four teams.
              Details B2                                                                                                                                                    Details B2

Red Devil
teams lose
to Pirates
County Community College’s Red
Devil men cannot break into the
win column in Jayhawk Eastern
Division play The Red Devil wom-
en had a rough outing against No.
14 Independence Community Col-
lege’s Lady Pirates Wednesday
   First, Allen County’s women
lost 66-42 to host Independence. It
was the first time back to ICC for
ACCC head coach Mark James.
James had served as an assistant
coach for the Lady Pirates until
last year when he had an assistant
coaching job at Pittsburg State.
   “I love the fact that our girls
wanted to win this game so bad-
ly on my behalf,” James said. “I
                                                                                                                                                                                 Register/Jocelyn Sheets
think that unnecessarily added
pressure which hurt us in the         Iola High seniors Drew Walden (left) and Jerrik Sigg (right) sign letters of intent to play baseball for Allen County Community College
long run.                             next year and in the middle is ACCC head baseball coach Val McLean at Tuesday’s signing. Standing behind the trio are (left to right)
   “As frustrating and disappoint-    ACCC assistant coach Brett Lisher; Walden’s parents Becky Walden and Bill Walden and Sigg’s parents Peggy and Mitch Sigg.
ing as it is to be beaten in this

                                      Walden, Sigg sign with ACCC
fashion, I believe this will ulti-
mately help us grow as a team.”
   Independence’s women jumped
out quick and led 33-15 at half-
time. James said the Red Devils
“played hard for 40 minutes and             By JOCELYN SHEETS                   Sigg is being signed as an out-        last season, losing twice to Pitts-       outs and issued 23 walks.
                                           fielder and Walden as a catcher.          burg in the final doubleheader.             Walden hit .277 with 13 hits in-
refused to quit.”
                                        Drew Walden and Jerrik Sigg             “This is our hometown college          Pittsburg and Columbus tied for           cluding one home run and three
   Rackell Goldson fired in 12
                                      have played baseball together          and it is the place to be. Allen          the SEK championship at 13-3 as           doubles. He had 10 RBIs and six
points for the Red Devil women.
                                      since — well, forever it seems.        County has a strong baseball pro-         Iola and Fort Scott tied for third.       runs scored
Ebonie Jones added 11.
                                        On Tuesday the two Iola High         gram and I’m happy to be a part              Sigg earned first-team All-SEK           Over the summer, the two play-
   Twelve players scored for Inde-
                                      seniors signed letters of intent       of it,” Walden said.                      honors while Walden was named             ers were on the Iola AA American
pendence. Kelby McGrath and Ka-
                                      to play Allen County Commu-               “I think my defensive skills be-       to the second team.                       Legion baseball team which post-
mri Anderson each had 10 points
                                      nity College baseball next year.       hind the plate are my assets. Also I’m       Sigg led the Mustangs at the           ed one of the best records (36-14)
as the Lady Pirates’ leading scor-
                                      Walden and Sigg helped lead the        working to improve my hitting.”           plate with a .403 batting average.        in the Iola American Legion his-
                                      IHS Mustangs to a team best sea-          For Sigg, Allen County is a            He had 27 hits which included six             .
                                                                                                                                                                 tory The Indians qualified for the
   The ACCC women fell to 1-4 in
                                      son last spring.                       good start for his college baseball       doubles, three triples and three          Kansas American Legion state
Jayhawk East play and 6-11 over-
                                        “It’s always great to sign talent-   career.                                   home runs. He drove in 22 runs            tournament.
                                      ed players from the local schools.        “Allen County has always been          and scored 25. Sigg drew 13 walks           Sigg was named to the 2011
   Allen County’s men are yet
                                      Jerrik and Drew are very talented      a strong baseball team and it’s a         and he was 11 of 12 on stolen base        Kansas Amateur Baseball Asso-
to win in five Jayhawk East out-
                                      athletes and very good people,”        good stepping stone for me,” Sigg         attempts.                                 ciation (KABA) All-League team
ings. The Pirates notched only
                                      said Val McLean, Allen County          said. “I have good speed in the              When he wasn’t patrolling cen-         and Walden to the second team.
their second conference win beat-
                                      Community College head base-           outfield and my defensive skills          ter field for Iola, Sigg was the ace      The teams were selected by KABA
ing the visiting Red Devils 62-48
                                      ball coach.                            are good.”                                on the mound for the Mustangs.            coaches.
Wednesday   .
                                        “Both young men bring good              Both seniors are undecided on          He went 5-2 with a 3.28 earned run          Sigg is the son of Mitch and
   The Red Devil men are 0-5 and
                                      skills to our program. We expect       a college major.                          average (ERA) and had three com-          Peggy Sigg of Iola. Walden is son
6-10 overall. They played with-
                                      them to step in and contribute to         Iola was in the Southeast Kan-         plete games. Sigg allowed 46 hits         of Becky Walden and Bill Walden
            See RED DEVIL | B2        our team.”                             sas League title hunt to the end          but had a team-leading 44 strike-         of Iola.

                                                                                                                       McGruder leads
                                                                                                                       K-State over Texas
                                                                                                                          MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) —                 after Will Spradling made one of
                                                                                                                       Rodney McGruder knew he might             two foul shots to make it 81-78.
                                                                                                                       have cost his team dearly when he            On the Wildcats’ next trip down
                                                                                                                       stepped to the foul line in the clos-     court, Angel Rodriguez missed
                                                                                                                       ing seconds and sent a pair of free       a pair of free throws and Mc-
                                                                                                                       throw clanging off the rim.               Gruder, a 76 percent foul shooter,
                                                                                                                          That’s why he threw down a             missed his two. Sheldon McClel-
                                                                                                                       transition dunk before the final          lan’s dunk at the other end made
                                                                                                                       buzzer with such authority   .            it 81-80 and, after Spradling made
                                                                                                                          “I tried to take my frustration        one of two free throws, Texas had
                                                                                                                       out,” he said. “I felt like I let my      the ball back.
                                                                                                                       team down.”                                  “Our guys didn’t flinch,”
                                                                                                                          Hardly  .                              Barnes said. “We had a chance to
                                                                                                                          The reality is the Wildcats            win it.”
                                                                                                                       would have been lost without him.            Instead, they fumbled it away   .
                                                                                                                          McGruder scored a career-high             Freshman guard Myck Ka-
                                                                                                                       33 points and helped shut down            bongo lost it near midcourt, the
                                                                                                                       Texas star J’Covan Brown on               ball wound up in the hands of
                                                                                                                       Wednesday night, leading No. 25           McGruder, and he slammed home
                                                                                                                       Kansas State to an 84-80 victory          that transition dunk to put an ex-
                                                                                                                       despite its lousy foul shooting.          clamation mark on the victory    .
                                                                                                                          The focal point of the team fol-          “Just trying to be aggressive,
                                                                                                                       lowing the graduation of Jacob            you know?” McGruder said.
                                                                                                                       Pullen, McGruder struggled with           “Frank told me to be aggressive
                                                                                                                       the weight of expectations early          before, and I’ve been working on
                                                                                                                       this season. But the junior for-          shooting a lot of shots. It just fell
                                                                                                                       ward has been sublime since late          for me tonight.”
                                                                                                                       December, averaging 22.7 points              Jamar Samuels had 14 points,
                                                                                                                       over his last seven games.                while Spradling and Thomas Gip-
                                                                                                                          “I told you guys, I’m worried          son had 11 each for Kansas State.
                                                                                                                       about inflation, I’m worried about           McClellan finished with 19
                                                                                                                       taxes, I’m not worried about Rod-         points for Texas, taking some of
                                                                                                                       ney McGruder,” Kansas State               the pressure off Brown. Kabongo
                                                                                                                       coach Frank Martin said. “I told          had 14 points, and Clint Chapman
                                                                                                                       you guys that.”                           added 11 before fouling out in the
                                                                                                                          Brown, who came into the game          closing minutes.
                                                                                                                       leading the Big 12 in scoring, fin-          Kansas State threatened to put
                                                                                                                       ished with 22 points for Texas (12-       the game away early   .
                                                                                                                       6, 2-3). But the junior guard was            McGruder hit his first five
                                                                                                                       just 8 of 28 from the field and 4 of      shots, three of them three-point-
                                                                                                                       14 from beyond the arc.                   ers, and Samuels asserted him-
                                                                                                                          “I think this is a whole new           self in the paint as the Wildcats
                                                                                                                       experience for J’Covan,” Texas            pushed out to a 36-21 lead.
                                                                                                                       coach Rick Barnes said. “He’s got            “When he hit the first couple
                                                                                                                       a big bulls-eye on his back, who-         threes in the first half,” Spradling
                                                                                                                       ever plays us.”                           said, “I knew he was zoned in.”
                                                                                                                          Despite his struggles, Brown              McGruder was also getting
                                                                                                                       still rallied the Longhorns down          it done on defense, frustrating
                                                                               MCT Photo/Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle   the stretch.                              Brown on the perimeter and forc-
                                                                                                                          He hit one of his threes with          ing the Longhorns’ other guards
Kansas State’s Rodney McGruder (22) goes up for a shot against Texas during the second half of
                                                                                                                       53.6 seconds left, drawing Texas          to score. But the complexion of
Wednesday’s Big 12 Conference game at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. K-State held off Texas,
                                                                                                                       to 80-76. He added another basket                         See K-STATE | B2
B2 Thursday, January 19, 2012                                                              The Iola Register                                                        

  Roddick out of                                                   Giants, 49ers rich in rivalry
  Australian Open                                                     SANTA CLARA, Ca-
                                                                   lif. (AP) — Erik Howard’s
                                                                   memories of the play re-
                                                                                                                                                                            that year. The defense made
                                                                                                                                                                            a good play on the ball. They
                                                                                                                                                                            had a perfect hit. It doesn’t
      MELBOURNE,        Aus-     court. It’s hard to con-          main vivid more than two                                                                                 really change your life. I’m
   tralia (AP) — Andy Rod-       centrate when they’re             decades later.                                                                                           too positive a person to let
   dick’s attempt to win his     having injury timeouts.”             The      former      Giant                                                                            something like that dictate
   first Grand Slam title in        Roddick looked lethar-         will never forget fight-                                                                                 your life.”
   nearly a decade ended         gic in the second and             ing through blockers to                                                                                     Steve Young, who re-
   today at the Australian       third sets, rarely chasing        knock the ball out of Roger                                                                              placed Montana that game,
   Open when he had to           down shots and walking            Craig’s hands, forcing the                                                                               said there was talk about
   retire from his second-       slowly between points             fumble that helped lead                                                                                  whether they should hand
   round match because of        with his head hanging             New York to its second Su-                                                                               the ball to Craig or run a
   a right hamstring injury .    down. He threw his rack-          per Bowl title and ended                                                                                 bootleg. They went with the
      The former No. 1,          et into the wall at one           the San Francisco 49ers’                                                                                 handoff.
   whose lone major singles      point and argued with             quest for a third straight                                                                                  “Then in the end, we ob-
   win came at the 2003 U.S.     the chair umpire after a          championship.                                                                                            viously called the running
   Open, was trailing Lley-      video replay showed that             That play from the NFC                                                                                play,” he said. “And forever
   ton Hewitt 3-6, 6-3, 6-4      one of Hewitt’s shots —           championship game on                                                                                     more, whoever won the dis-
   when he called the train-     originally called out —           Jan. 20, 1991, is among the                                                                              cussion, or what to do, was
   er to his courtside chair.    actually hit the line.            most famous between the                                                                                  on the hook.”
   He then walked over to           The            30-year-old     teams and is one of many                                                                                    Montana never started
   Hewitt and shook the          Hewitt, who has won two           being recalled leading into                                                                              another game for the 49ers
   Australian player’s hand,     major titles and was a fi-        Sunday’s conference title                                                                                again, missing most of the
   unable to continue.           nalist here in 2005, will         game.                                                                                                    next two seasons with in-
      “It’s a miserable, ter-    play 21-year-old Milos               But it is far from the only                                                                           juries and then leaving to
   rible thing being out         Raonic of Canada in the           postseason moment the                                                                                    finish his career in Kansas
   there compromised like        third round.                      teams share. The Giants                                                                                  City .
   that,” Roddick said of           Top-seeded         Novak       and 49ers met six times in                                                                                  Lott and Craig also left
   his attempt to play with      Djokovic advanced ear-                                                                    MCT Photo/Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
                                                                   the playoffs between the                                                                                 after that season and by
   the injury “I wanted to       lier today, overcoming            1981 and ’94 seasons with            New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning reacts after                the time the 49ers won
   see what I could do. You      an early service break            the victor going on to win           hitting Mario Manningham for a touchdown in Sunday’s                their fifth Super Bowl title
   don’t really have much        against Santiago Giraldo          the Super Bowl in four of            NFC divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field in Green               following the 1994 season,
   time for clarity in that      in a 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 victory at     those cases.                         Bay, Wisc. The Giants defeated the Packers, 37-20.                  it was a very different ros-
   situation. He’s a tough       Melbourne Park.                      The rivalry featured Hall                                                                             ter.
   guy to play ... he knew          Australian Open cham-          of Fame players like Joe             with the Giants providing       got his helmet on the ball.            “It was kind of the end
   what was going on.”           pion Serena Williams              Montana, Jerry Rice and              the stiffest obstacle. Both     It popped loose and Taylor          of that era to a certain de-
      Hewitt said the injury     notched her 500th career          Ronnie Lott on San Fran-             teams started the year 10-0     recovered at the New York           gree,” former Niners offen-
   was “a nightmare for          singles victory when she          cisco, and Lawrence Taylor           before losing the week be-      43 with 2:36 to go.                 sive lineman Guy McIntyre
   both of us.”                  beat Barbora Zahlavova            and Harry Carson for the             fore a highly anticipated          “The thing I remem-              said. “Those guys were the
      “Obviously          he     Strycova 6-0, 6-4 to ad-          Giants.                              Monday night matchup.           ber the most was the si-            ones that started it all when
   stretched    something,”      vance to the third round.            There were great plays            The 49ers won that game 7-3     lence was deafening in the          you think about it.”
   Hewitt said. “It’s not        The left ankle she badly          and memorable moments                at Candlestick Park, earn-      crowd,” Howard said. “It               The Niners had gotten
   easy for the person up        sprained two weeks ago            through the years, but the           ing them home-field advan-      was so loud in there and the        the better of the Giants ear-
   the other end of the          wasn’t an issue.                  most famous came in the              tage for the rematch seven      fans were so excited. The           lier in the rivalry, winning
                                                                   only previous conference             weeks later.                    Super Bowl was in their             the first playoff game of

H K-State
                                                                   championship game be-                  San Francisco led that        grasp. Then to all of a sud-        the Bill Walsh era 38-24 fol-
                                                                   tween these teams follow-            game 13-9 early in the          den have a turnover at that         lowing the 1981 season, one
                                                                   ing the 1990 season.                 fourth quarter before Leon-     stage of the game and it’s          week before Dwight Clark
                                                                      “You were playing leg-            ard Marshall knocked out        over. It’s such a vivid mem-        made “The Catch.”
Continued from B1                close range made it 36-32         ends: Montana and Jerry              Montana with a crushing         ory .”                                 The playoff run to San
the game changed with 8½         with 4:22 left.                   Rice and those guys,” How-           hit from behind. Gary Rea-         Seven plays later, Bahr          Francisco’s second title fol-
minutes left when McGrud-           Kansas State finally end-      ard said. “That team was             sons then had a 30-yard         kicked a 43-yard field goal         lowing the 1984 season also
er picked up his second          ed a nearly 7-minute score-       always at the top of the             run on a fake punt to set       as time expired, sending            started with a win over the
foul and took a seat on the      less drought when McGrud-         league in the standings. We          up Matt Bahr’s fourth field     the Giants to a Super Bowl          Giants, 21-10.
bench.                           er checked back in and            knew those would be big,             goal to make it 13-12.          they won 20-19 over Buf-               The Giants eliminated
   The Longhorns launched        scored with 1:48 left in the      exciting games. Those were             The 49ers just needed to      falo.                               the 49ers in the wild-card
a 19-2 run to take their first   half, putting the Wildcats        the games that you live for.         run out the clock to seal the      “I got over that on that         round with a 17-3 win the
lead of the game.                ahead 41-40. Victor Ojel-         You carry them with you              win. But on a first-and-10      same day,” Craig said this          following season and then
   Kabongo got it started        eye’s put-back in the final       forever.”                            from the Giants 40 with less    week. “It was no big deal. It       launched their own Super
with a field goal and Chap-      minute sent the Wildcats             The 49ers were shoot-             than 3 minutes to go, Craig     was just a loss that we had.        Bowl run with a division-
man scored the next seven        into the locker room lead-        ing for a third straight Su-         ran up the middle and How-      It wasn’t meant to be for us        round win over San Fran-
points before McClellan got      ing 43-42.                        per Bowl title that season,          ard shed his blockers and       to go to the championship           cisco the next year.
into the act. His shot from         The game went back and

                                 forth the entire second half,
                                 neither team able to put to-
                                 gether a run like they did
                                                                   Ravens respecting Patriots’ Brady
  calendar                       in the first half. The biggest
                                 lead after the break was
                                 seven points.
                                                                      OWINGS MILLS, Md.
                                                                   (AP) — The Baltimore Ra-
                                                                   vens’ defense intends to
                                                                                                        grow and mature. As you all
                                                                                                        can clearly see, I am not the
                                                                                                        same guy I was back in ’09.
                                                                                                                                           Nothing is more impor-
                                                                                                                                        tant for the Ravens on Sun-
                                                                                                                                                                               “We’ve got our hands
                                                                                                                                                                            full this week,” Lewis said.
   High School Basketball           If ever a mid-January          spend much of Sunday                 I am definitely 20 pounds       day than stopping Brady      .      “You watched what they
          Mid-season             matchup was critical to a         afternoon harassing New              lighter, too.”                  The first step in getting that      did last week against Den-
         tournaments             team, it may have been to         England quarterback Tom                 He’s smart enough to         done is to make sure he has         ver. Just the way they came
        At Pleasanton            Kansas State.                     Brady and burying him in             know a war of words isn’t       very little time to throw in        out and ran their offense —
      Boys’ Semifinals              Martin’s team stumbled         the pocket.                          necessary just four days be-    the pocket.                         how efficient he was, how
  Uniontown vs. Humboldt         at the start of Big 12 play          Until that time, the game         fore the AFC title game. So        “You have to pressure            many different receivers
     Boys’ Consolation           for the third time in four        plan evidently is to smother         this is what Suggs decided      Brady,” linebacker Jarret           he hit with the ball. I think
  Crest vs. Prairie View         years, though part of that        him with praise.                     to say about Brady this time    Johnson said. “If you let           that offense, period, is play-
      Girls’ Semifinals          had to do with the schedule.         Ravens linebacker Terrell         around: “When it’s all said     him stand there, he is going        ing at a very high level.”
  Uniontown vs. Central          The Wildcats faced highly         Suggs got into a shouting            and done, they are going to     to kill you.”                          Let the compliments fly  .
  Heights                        ranked teams Missouri,            match with Brady in 2009 af-         speak about three quarter-         Ravens coach John Har-              “We’ve played the Patri-
     Girls’ Consolation
                                 Baylor and Kansas in suc-         ter the quarterback appeared         backs: Johnny (Unitas), Pey-    baugh couldn’t find any-            ots several times, and the
  Crest vs. Humboldt
                                 cession, all of them expect-      to be demanding a penalty            ton (Manning) and him.”         thing bad to say about the          games always come down to
         At Cherokee
                                 ed to contend for the title.      flag for a late hit. More re-           Baltimore       linebacker   Patriots’ star.                     being classic,” Lewis said.
     Girls’ Consolation
  Marmaton Valley girls vs.         The result, Martin said,              ,
                                                                   cently Suggs suggested that          Ray Lewis narrowed the             “He may be one of the            “Brady is one of the greatest
  St. Paul, 4 p.m. (West         was some wounded pride.           Brady’s two Super Bowl wins          field, saying, “You’re talk-    elite quarterbacks ever to          quarterbacks of all time and
  gym)                              Perhaps beating Texas          were “questionable” and that         ing about arguably one of       play the game,” Harbaugh            there is no better mind in
       Boys’ Semifinal           will help to heal it.             he continues to receive pref-        the two best quarterbacks       said. “He’s big, he’s accu-         football than (New England
  Marmaton Valley boys              “We’ve been walking            erential treatment from of-          of all time.”                   rate, he throws the ball hard       coach) Bill Belichick. So with
  vs. Frontenac, 5:30 p.m.       around like a bunch of            ficials.                                The Ravens have plenty       and throws a catchable ball         all of that being said, here is
  (East gym)                     young kids that lost their           Suggs abandoned the               of reasons to respect Brady .   at the same time. He moves          our opportunity  .”
     Jr. High Basketball         dogs,” Martin said. “You          grudge Wednesday    .                The cold facts are that he      around fairly well in the              Brady, similarly, has de-
  Parsons at IMS 7th, 8th        can’t win games if that’s            “There is no beef,” he            threw six touchdown pass-       pocket, all those things.”          cided it’s wiser to say nice
  boys, 3:30 p.m.                how you feel. When you’re         insisted. “I guess the gen-          es last week in a 45-10 rout       In four regular-season           things about the Ravens
                                 zoned in and you’re emo-          esis of that, it was the inci-       of Denver and is 4-1 lifetime   games against Baltimore,            than to give them added in-
             Friday              tional, it’s still hard as heck   dent in ’09 where I almost           against Baltimore — the         Brady has helped the Patri-         centive to come after him
   High School Basketball        to win. If you’re walking         hit him below the waist.             lone loss coming in the 2008    ots generate 24, 27, 27 and 23      Sunday   .
  Yates Center at Hartford       around like you lost your         I’ve gotten over it. There’s
         Mid-season              dog, you’ve got no chance.”       where it all started, but you
        At Burlington
                                 H Red Devil
                                                                                                               Class of 2012
  Iola boys vs. Sabetha,
  5:05 p.m. BHS gym              Continued from B1                 Bruce Adams added 12
   Consolation Semifinals        out starters Terrell Shears       points.
  Iola girls vs. Paola, 3:30
                                                                                                              See us
                                 and Mychael Anderson.                The Red Devil men and
  p.m. (BMS)                     Shears injured his ankle          women host Labette Com-
         At Cherokee                                               munity College’s teams Sat-
                                 in practice Tuesday and
  Marmaton Valley teams,
                                 Anderson is out because of
                                 health problems.
                                                                   urday The women’s game
                                                                   tips off at 6 p.m. followed by
                                                                                                             for your
   High School Basketball
                                    Independence rolled to
                                 a 30-23 halftime lead. The
                                                                   the men at 8 o’clock in the
                                                                   ACCC gym.
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                                 Pirates outscored the Red            Allen County women (15-27
          Mid-season                                               —42) (FG/3-pt): Jones 2/1-4-3-11,
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         At Pleasanton           17 points to lead the Red         0-2-0-2. TOTALS: 9/5-9-16-42.
  Crest, Humboldt, Union-        Devils. He had three steals          Independence women (33-
  town teams, TBA                and four assists. Terrence        33—66) (FG/3-pt): Carey 2/1-4-
                                                                   0-7, Ryce 1-0-1-2, Curtis 2-2-2-6,
   High School Wrestling         Williams and Thomas Dan-
  Iola at Eureka Invitational    iel each controlled nine re-
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  6 p.m., men 8 p.m.             by Tony Criswell with 15          son 2/2-0-2-10, Mosley 2-3-0-5,
                                                                   Riabencheko 3-0-3-6. TOTALS:
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                                                                     State News
Group objects to immunization standards
    By DAVE RANNEY                 did not “… want any per-
    KHI News Service               sonal names published in
                                                                                                               Look at me. Do you really want your child                      Polio in Kansas
   TOPEKA — Parents who            association with the bill.”
object to state laws that re-         She referred instead to                                               to be in a wheelchair? Do you really want to                  The post-World War II polio
                                                                                                                                                                          outbreaks that preceded the
quire childhood immuniza-          the group’s website, which                                               risk that with your child?                                “   vaccine developed by Dr.
tions are expected to testify      states, “We believe it is                                                                     — Polio victim Elva Suderman, left       Jonas Salk hit Kansas and
before the House Health            medically, ethically, and                                                                                                              the nation hard, with about
and Human Services Com-                                                                                                                                                   20,000 people a year
                                   scientifically irresponsible                                                                                                           nationwide contracting the
mittee this week.                  to mandate vaccinations                                             Health Departments, said         cases had been confirmed.         paralyzing disease between
   “I want to hear what they       without also providing un-                                          House Bill 2094 would cause         Hunt said outbreaks of         1945 and 1949. By 1953, the
have to say,” said the com-        restricted exemptions for                                           the immunization require-        whooping cough were be-           number of victims had
mittee’s chairwoman, Rep.                                                                              ment to become a toothless       coming “fairly regular” in        jumped to 35,000.
                                   medical reasons, religious
Brenda Landwehr, R-Wich-           reasons and reasons of con-                                         recommendation.                  Kansas.                           Elva Suderman, 76, of
ita. “I want to be fair.”          science.”                                                              “Our concern is that a lot       “Right before Christmas,       Hillsboro, is living testimony
   The parents, part of a             The website claims it is                                         of times, parents don’t real-    we had about 30 cases of          to those frightening times.
                                                                                                       ize they’re behind on their      whooping cough that were          She contracted polio in 1948
group called Kansans for           unconstitutional to have an                                                                                                            at the age of 13.
Vaccine Rights, support            exemption that applies to                                           kids’ immunization or that       clinically confirmed,” said
House Bill 2094, which             one set of religious beliefs                                        they’re even due,” Ponce         John Hultgren, who over-          “I remember waking up one
would create an exemption          and not another.                                                    said. “So when they’re told,     sees the Dickinson Coun-          morning and having trouble
                                                                                                       ‘You need to go get this         ty Health Department in           getting out of bed,” she said.
for parents who do not want           In testimony before the                                                                                                             “When I did get out of bed, I
their children immunized.          committee last year, Hig-                                           done,’ for some it’ll be a lot   Abilene. “The first case          fell to the floor. I couldn’t
   Already, state law ex-          gins said that she and her                                          easier to just sign a note       happened to be a teacher,         move.”
empts children who are             husband had been told they                                          that says you don’t want         so we had to set up vac-
                                                                                    Don Ratzlaff/KHI                                                                      Suderman said she spent
medically fragile, home            weren’t eligible for the re-                                        to. It wouldn’t matter what      cination clinics in all the       the next two and a half
schooled or belong to a re-        ligious exemption because         Elva Suderman of Hills-           your religious beliefs are.”     schools in the county .”          months in a Wichita hospital.
ligious denomination that          they were Catholic and the        boro was struck by polio             Kansas Department of             In June, six whooping
opposes immunization.                                                as a young teenager and           Health and Environment           cough cases were con-             “When I got my eighth-grade
                                   Catholic Church “… has no                                                                                                              diploma, I had two crutches
   House Bill 2094 would ex-       teachings that mandate or         ever since has been con-          Secretary Dr. Robert Moser       firmed in Dodge City .            and braces on both legs,”
pand these exemptions to           oppose the use of vaccina-        fined to a wheelchair.            also is scheduled to testify        Earlier this week, the         she recalled. “By the time I
include a parent’s personal        tions for disease preven-                                           against the bill.                Finney County Health De-          got to high school, I’d
                                                                                                          According to a recent         partment confirmed two            practiced so hard I was down
beliefs.                           tion.”                            a paid lobbyist. So we’re go-                                                                        to one brace. I spent that
   The hearing was sched-             According to minutes           ing to take the time to hear      KDHE report, 398 children        cases of measles.                 whole summer going up and
uled for 1:30 p.m. Wednes-         of the committee meeting,         it, but I have not been sup-      — about 1 percent of the            Hunt and other health of-      down stairs, getting ready for
day  .                             Higgins also said: “Disease       portive of this in the past       state’s public-school kin-       ficials say these outbreaks       school.”
   In Kansas, children are         prevention is an individual       because, frankly, I’m old         dergarteners — opted out         likely would have been            Today, Suderman can’t walk
required to be immunized           responsibility and an in-         enough to remember polio.         of the immunization re-          worse if more families had        or stand.
against chicken pox, diph-         dividual decision for each        Vaccines have put a halt to       quirement last year: 287 for     been allowed to opt out of
theria, tetanus, pertussis,                                          a lot of diseases that I don’t    religious reasons, 111 for       the immunizations.                “What I tell people is they’re
                                   unique child. It is a decision                                                                                                         only one plane ride away
polio, measles, mumps, ru-         reserved to the parents who       want to see come back.”           medical reasons. At least           “These really are risk-        from being exposed to polio,”
bella, hepatitis B and men-        should work with their doc-          Time restraints pre-           82 percent of the state’s        versus-benefit decisions,”        she said. “Most developed
ingitis before or shortly          tors to make the decision.        vented the committee from         kindergarteners were fully       said Dr. Melinda Wharton,         countries are polio-free, but
after being allowed to en-                                           working the bill last year,       vaccinated.                      referring to the hearing on       there are still some that
                                   Admission to school should                                                                                                             aren’t — Nigeria and
roll in a public or private        never be used to force chil-      Landwehr said.                       Charlie Hunt, state epi-      House Bill 2094.                  Pakistan being the bigger
school, a licensed preschool       dren to receive vaccina-             Several health officials       demiologist at KDHE, said           “Vaccines, like any medi-      ones.”
or a licensed day care facil-      tions. When you support           are expected to testify           his office is gathering data     cal intervention, do have
                                                                                                       on the roughly 17 percent        adverse events associated         Suderman said it is hard for
ity.                               this bill, you are standing       against the bill.                                                                                    her to understand why some
   Enforcement of the law is       up for life, for individual          “Vaccines are safe,” said      of kindergarteners whose         with them. We know that,”         parents would not want their
left to local school districts.    liberty, for freedom of con-      Dr. Dennis Cooley, a Topeka       immunization status is un-       she said. “But when we            children immunized.
Some districts — there isn’t       science, for parental rights,     pediatrician, chairman of         clear.                           compare these risks to the
                                                                                                          “We suspect that some         benefits, there is no ques-       “Look at me,” she said. “Do
an exact count — require           and for true and unrestrict-      the Kansas Blue Ribbon                                                                               you really want your child to
kindergarteners to be im-          ed consent.”                      Panel on Infant Mortality         school     districts   either    tion in my mind, both as a        be in a wheelchair? Do you
munized before they enroll,           According to the group’s       and president of the Kan-         aren’t enforcing the policy      parent and as a physician,        really want to risk that with
while others allow a 30-day                                          sas Chapter of the Ameri-         or that they’re allowing         that the safest thing for my      your child?”
                                   website, more than 700 peo-
grace period. Some choose          ple have signed a petition in     can Academy of Pediatrics.        longer periods for being in      children is to protect them       By 1955, field trials had
not to enforce the law.            support of House Bill 2094.          “When a parent sends a         compliance,” Hunt said.          from vaccine-preventable          shown the Salk vaccine was
   Immunizations are avail-           Landwehr wouldn’t pre-         child who’s not immunized         “We are anxiously awaiting       diseases, which still oc-         successful in preventing the
able at county health de-                                            to school, they’re putting all    the arrival of that data.”       cur in many parts of the          illness.
                                   dict whether the bill would
partments across the state         get out of her committee.         the other kids at risk, espe-        The anxiety, he said,         world.”                           In 1957, the small southwest
and at most primary care              “I’ve had quite a few leg-     cially those who for various      stems from recent in-               Wharton, who grew up           Kansas town of Protection
doctors’ offices.                  islators ask me to work this      reasons can’t be immunized        state outbreaks of mea-          in Kingman, is deputy sec-        made national news after
                                                                                                       sles, whooping cough and         retary of the National Cen-       every resident under age 40
   Kansans for Vaccine             bill,” she said. “These are       — a child in chemotherapy,                                                                           had     been      vaccinated,
Rights Director Erika Hig-         people (Kansans for Vac-          for example,” Cooley said.        mumps.                           ter for Immunization and          making it the first city in the
gins declined a KHI News           cine Rights) who have a              The Kansas Chapter of             “Our concern is that ex-      Respiratory Diseases, a di-       United States to be “100
Service request for an in-         lot of concerns. They don’t       the American Academy              emptions tend to cluster,”       vision of the national Cen-       percent protected” against
                                                                                                       Hunt said. “So when vac-         ters for Disease Control and      polio.
terview, noting in an email        have a bunch of money be-         of Pediatrics represents
that members of the group          hind them. They don’t have        more than 90 percent of the       cination rates fall to a rate    Prevention.
                                                                     state’s pediatricians.            that’s not sufficient to sup-

 “ sponsibilityprevention is an individual re-                                                                                          Veterans hurt by
                                                                        “In a way, I think it’s un-    press transmission, every-
     Disease                                                         fortunate that our vaccines       body in that community is
                and an individual decision for                       have been so successful, be-      put at risk, including those
      each unique child. It is a decision reserved
      to the parents who should work with their
                                                                     cause now we have parents
                                                                     who’ve never seen a case
                                                                     of measles or chickenpox,”
                                                                                                       who’ve been vaccinated be-
                                                                                                       cause no vaccine is 100 per-
                                                                                                       cent effective.”
                                                                                                                                        mental health cuts
      doctors to make the decision. Admission                        Cooley said. “People tend to         The KDHE report noted             By DAVE RANNEY                fall through the cracks,”
                                                                                                                                            KHI News Service              said Robin Cole, who runs
      to school should never be used to force                        forget that these vaccines        that in 2006 the state ex-
                                                                     weren’t developed because         perienced a widespread              TOPEKA — Recent cuts           Pawnee Mental Health
      children to receive vaccinations. When                                                           outbreak of mumps that           to    community     mental        Services, a Manhattan-
                                                                     these were innocuous dis-
      you support this bill, you are standing up                     eases. They were developed        was kept in check by high        health center budgets are         based center that serves
      for life, for individual liberty, for freedom                  because these were dis-           rates of vaccination. It also    harming veterans and their        a 10-county area that in-
                                                                                                       warned that in 2008 the          families, a center director                            .
                                                                                                                                                                          cludes Fort Riley “These
      of conscience, for parental rights, and for                    eases that caused and can
                                                                     cause some very serious           United States had 140 con-       said Tuesday .                    people include veterans
      true and unrestricted consent.                                                                   firmed cases of measles, the        “When community men-           and their families.”
                                                                        Michelle Ponce, execu-         most in any year since 1996.     tal health centers are not           Cole testified before the
                                  — Kansans for Vaccine Rights   “   tive director of the Kan-         And in the first five months     funded at appropriate lev-        House Committee on Vet-
                                                                     sas Association of Local          of last year, 118 measles        els, there are people who         erans, Military and Home-
                                                                                                                                                                          land Security She said that
                                                                                                                                                                          former servicemen and
                                                                                                                                                                          women also have access
                                                                                                                                                                          to mental health services
                                                                                                                                                                          through the U.S. Depart-
                                                                                                                                                                          ment of Veterans Affairs,
                                                                                                                                                                          but their family members
                                                                                                                                                                          may not and often are unin-
                                                                                                                                                                             State-funded grants that
                                                                                                                                                                          help mental health centers
                                                                                                                                                                          offset the costs of caring for
                                                                                                                                                                          the uninsured have been
                                                                                                                                                                          cut from $31 million in 2007
                                                                                                                                                                          to $10.8 million in 2012.
                                                                                                                                                                             Cole and Sheli Sweeney
                                                                                                                                                                          of the Kansas Associa-
                                                                                                                                                                          tion of Community Mental
                                                                                                                                                                          Health Centers asked legis-
                                                                                                                                                                          lators to restore part or all
                                                                                                                                                                          of the grant money    .
                                                                                                                                                                             “That $10.8 million pool
                                                                                                                                                                          is what we use to serve peo-
                                                                                                                                                                          ple who walk in our doors
                                                                                                                                                                          uninsured,” Sweeney said.
                                                                                                                                                                          “Many times, these are
                                                                                                                                                                          young soldiers and their
                                                                                                                                                                             Sweeney said the Depart-
                                                                                                                                                                          ment of Veterans Affairs
                                                                                                                                                                          provides mental health ser-
                                                                                                                                                                          vices in Topeka, Wichita
                                                                                                                                                                          and Leavenworth.
                                                                                                                                                                             But “in many parts of
                                                                                                                                                                          the state these services are
                                                                                                                                                                          not available,” she said.
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                                                          NEED PAINTING?                    NEEDED: Night Support Person,           Licensed day care in Iola has full/
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                                                          CALL SPARKLES                     to work 3-4 nights a week. For more     part-time openings, any age, SRS
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     al                                                 Brenda Clark, Humboldt              information call 620-365-3373.          approved. Call for more information
    Inc.     e vice
            Sr                                                                                                                                                                                      16 W. Jackson, Iola • (620) 365-3125
                                                            620-228-2048                                                            620-228-1928.
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• For all your real estate & auction needs •               Help Wanted                      Assistant to Office Manager and
                                                                                                                                                                               Certified Public
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mon.-Fri. 8-5; Sat. by Appt.
                                                                                            Warranty Administrator: IMMEDI-         Little Sailor’s Day Care, 2 full-time
       (620) 365-3178                            DRIVERS: CDL-A Teams, $5,000               ATE OPENING to qualified person         openings, contact Hayley 620-380-           Accountants
       John Brocker, broker                      Sign-On Bonus! Industry leading            for full-time position. Some book-      1111.
     Auctioneer: Jack Franklin                   pay, benefits! 2yrs CDL-A/Hazmat,          keeping and posting experience
                                                                                            along with basic computer opera-
                                                                                                                                                                                     Help Wanted                                  Help Wanted
                                                 able to obtain security clearance/                                                 Licensed day care has opening
       Public Notice                             passport. Dyno Nobel Transporta-           tor skills preferred. Detail oriented   available, transport provided to
                                                 tion: call Monday-Friday 8-5, 1-888-       person with good work ethic. Auto-      school, SRS approved, 620-365-            Local company has openings for the following full-time positions:
I will not be responsible for any                598-7259 x19.                              motive background a plus but not
debts other than my own, Alan R.                                                                                                    7678.                                                           ASME/AWS Welders
                                                                                            necessary. Health insurance plan,
Ingroum.                                                  Public Notice                     401k, vacation and holiday benefits.                                              Qualified TIG welders for tube and pipe. Applicants must pass
                                                                                                                                    Licensed day care has openings                              weld test. Wages up to $18.92.
                                                                                            Apply in person at Merle Kelly Ford,
                                                                                                                                             SRS approved
                                                                                            Chanute, KS, EOE.                                                                                      Designers/Draftsmen
                                                                                                                                        Transportation is available                   5+ years of experience in detailing utility boilers,
                   PUBLIC NOTICE OF BID                                                     PART-TIME BACK UP DELIVERY
                                                                                                                                             620-365-8212.                          heat exchangers and pressure vessels. Knowledge of
   Murray Company is soliciting bids for the surveying, testing/inspection,                 PERSON, to be available on call,          Merchandise for Sale                          AutoCAD, heavy industrial construction and ASME
   earthwork, asphalt paving, drilled piers, rebar, concrete and structural                 must have Class A CDL license.                                                        fabrication required. Project management, 3D Modeling
   steel for the Replacement of Allen County Hospital Project.                              Fill out application online at www.     MAKE OFFER: Highland Cemetery                              and field experience is preferred.
   Pre-qualification form is available through Tim Moore with Murray.              or send resume        Block 1, Lot 34, Space 1, call 620-                                 Radiographer
   Bids are due in Allen County Clerk’s office on Jan. 24, 2012 @ 2 pm.                     to Diebolt Lumber, 2661 Nebraska        434-5543.                                 Should have current certified industrial radiographer cards for
   Bids may be faxed, mailed or hand delivered. Delivery information is                     Rd., LaHarpe, KS 66751, 1-888-                                                    RAM and documents of radiation safety classes. Knowledge of
   included with Bid Instructions.                                                          444-4346.                                      MIKE’S GUN SHOP                     elliptical exposures on tubing and radiographing a variety of
   Bidders should contact Sheldon Streeter or Tim Moore at 913-451-1884                                                                    Thursday-Friday 9-5
   or or                                                                                                                       piping sizes, using IR-192 or SE-75 is preferred.
                                                                                                                                            Always call before                                                        Send Resumes to:
   Murray will evaluate all bids received and award based on the lowest and
   best bid provided. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids
                                                                                                   CLASSIFIEDS                               620-363-0094.                                                    Chanute Manufacturing
   and to waive any informality or technicality in bidding. Allen County,                            WORK!                                  Help Wanted                                                          A Unit of Optimus Corporation
   Kansas, Allen County Hospital and Murray Company are an EOE.                                                                                                                                                      1700 S. Washington
             (Published in the Iola Register January 10 through January 24, 2012)                                                                                            EOE                                       Chanute, Kansas

      Autos and Trucks                                   Services Offered                                                                                                      Poultry and Livestock                      Poultry and Livestock

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       Service Department
                                                                                                  • Coordi i ofresources and accessi servi  ng       ces
                                                                                                                                                                                            Early Consignments Include:
    Now Open Sat. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.                                                                       li        ie     nt
                                                                                                  • Bilng and fl m ai enance
                                                                                                  • Regul com m uni i w ih f ii t ensure delvery of
                                                                                                          ar          caton t am les o                    i                   250 Black Cows 3rd Period, 4-7 yrs. (from 1 ranch), Bred to
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      IOLA MINI-STORAGE                                                                                                                                                           Gas, KS • 365-6968
        323 N. Jefferson                               3 Sales & Service Of                                                                                                 • Sale Every Friday @ 12:30 •
 Call 620-365-3178 or 365-6163
                                                     Commercial Refrigeration
     SHAUGHNESSY BROS.                                   & Ice Machines                                                                                                        Special
      Carpentry and painting
                                                    See our ad on the
                                                   back inside cover of                                                                                                          Calf &
    service Siding and windows
   620-365-6815, 620-365-5323
                                                                                                          Fostering a Feeling of Safety and Love
                                                                                                                                                                              Yearling Sale
                                                                                                      For children in foster care, or families in crisis, hope is
                                                           Help Wanted
          or 620-228-1303
                                                                                                                                                                              Fri., January 20 th
                                                                                                 vital to the healing process. We at KVC Behavioral HealthCare                  @ 12:30 p.m.
                                                                                                    often are the only lifeline for hundreds of people in need.
   STORAGE & RV OF IOLA                          Thanks to being awarded a
 WEST HIGHWAY 54, 620-365-                       5-year, 21st Century After School
                                                                                                            Be a part of something bigger than yourself.                      Expecting 1500 head                     Partly
                                                                                                             Family Services Coordinator
 2200. Regular/Boat/RV storage,                  Grant, the USD #258 Humboldt
   LP gas, fenced, supervised,                   School District is seeking a quali-
                                                                                              Apply your experience and sound judgment to the recruit-                                Also Friday
                                                 fied applicant for a 21st Century Af-
                                                 ter School Program Project Direc-            ment, MAPP training, licensing and establishment of sup-                         Hosting KAA
                                                                                              port groups for family foster homes and extend your
                                                 tor/Administrative Assistant. This
                                                                                              involvement by providing ongoing support through home                             Livestock
          REPAIRS                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tonight, partly cloudy   .
                                                 is a part-time position that will start
                                                                                              visits and crisis response. This is a position that requires
     35+ years experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lows near 20. East winds 5
        620-365-5923                             ASAP. The position reports directly
                                                 to the Superintendent of Schools.            flexibility, an understanding of culturally relevant and sen-
                                                                                                                                                                                Auctioneer                            to 10 mph.
    SUPERIOR BUILDERS.                           As written in the grant, hours are           sitive services, organization to facilitate paperwork and a                        Contest                                 Friday, mostly sunny     .
   New Buildings, Remodeling,                    somewhat flexible (32 hours per              caring, compassionate nature. Position is located in Chanute,                   Starts @ 1:30 p.m.                      Highs near 40. East winds 5
                                                                                              KS and requires travel in a few counties in SEK. Candidates
  Concrete, Painting and All Your                week) and the rate of pay is $20 per
                                                                                              must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Social Work
   Carpenter Needs, including                                                                                                                                                                                         to 10 mph.
                                                 hour. This is a limited term position
                                                                                              with KS licensure and 2 years’ child placement experience.
     replacement windows                                                                                                                                                                                                 Friday night, mostly
        and vinyl siding.                        determined by grant funding and                                                                                                 Pets and Supplies
                                                 job performance. Job description
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cloudy in the evening then
         620-365-6684                                                                         Please submit your resume and application at
                                                 and applications are available at the                                                                                      CREATIVE CLIPS BOARDING &                 becoming partly cloudy      .

         PSI, Inc.
                                                 USD #258 District Office, 801 New                                                                                          GROOMING Clean, Affordable.               Lows 15 to 20. Northwest
                                                 York St., Humboldt, KS 66748. Ap-                                                                                          Shots required. 620-363-8272              winds 5 to 15 mph becom-
 Personal Service Insurance                                                                                                                                                                                           ing north 15 to 20 mph with
                                                 plication deadline is January 20th.
                                                                                                                                                                            Golden       Retriever/Maremmano
             Loren Korte                                                                                                                                                    Sheep Dog puppies, 5 female, 3            gusts to around 25 mph af-
    12 licensed insurance agents to              CNA. Windsor Place is taking                                                                                               male, first shots & wormed. Free to
            better serve you                     applications for a full-time day                                                                                                                                     ter midnight.
                                                                                                                                                                            good homes, ready in 2 weeks, 620-
  IOLA      HUMBOLDT MORAN                       shift CNA. Every other weekend                                                                                             365-7663 Monday-Friday 8-5.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Saturday, sunny Highs
 365-6908      473-3831      237-4631            off, wage increase after 90 days,                                                                                                                                    in the mid 30s. Northeast
 Life • Health • Home • Auto • Crop
                                                 semiannual bonus program, health                                                                                             Apartments for Rent                     winds 5 to 15 mph.
         Commercial • Farm
                                                 insurance benefits and 401K avail-

                                                                                                                       DRIVERS - PT
                                                 able. Come see the “worthwhile                                                                                             318 NORTH ST., 1-BEDROOM,                    Saturday night through
                                                 work” going on at Windsor Place,
 General Repair
                                                                                                                                                                            appliances included, no pets, 620-        Monday      night,    partly
                                                                                              Touch and enrich the lives of children and families with
                                                 600 E. Garfield, Iola, EOE.                                                                                                496-6787.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cloudy Lows near 30. Highs
 and Supply, Inc.                                                                             KVC Behavioral HealthCare, a non-profit organization                             Real Estate for Rent
                                                                                              providing medical and behavioral healthcare, social services
                                                 Healthcare provider is looking                                                                                                                                       50 to 55.
                                                 for an experienced BUSINESS
                                                                                              and education for children. We seek safe, punctual, friendly
    MACHINE SHOP H REPAIR                                                                                                                                                   NICE 3-BEDROOM, $550 rent,                   Tuesday, partly sunny
                                                 OFFICE MANAGER. This position
                                                                                              drivers to transport children in foster care. Acceptable
    CUSTOM MANUFACTURING                                                                                                                                                    $550 deposit, no smoking, no pets,        with a 20 percent chance of
                                                 shall be responsible for daily and
                                                                                              driving record must be maintained. Must be at least 21 and
             Complete Stock of Steel, Bolts,     monthly bookkeeping, insurance fil-                                                                                        620-365-9571.                             rain. Highs near 50.
                                                                                              have a valid driver’s license.
                Bearings & Related Items         ing, collections and receptionist du-                                                                                                                                   Tuesday night, mostly
                                                                                                                                                                            MORAN, 632 N. SPRUCE, 2-BED-
                                                 ties as well as some light marketing.                                                                                                                                cloudy with a 30 percent
                (620) 365-5954                                                                                                                                              ROOM DUPLEX, $375 monthly,
                                                 Experience with medicare/medicaid            Please submit your resume and application at
  1008 N. Industrial Road H Iola                                                                                                                                            $375 deposit, 620-363-2007.               chance of rain. Lows 30 to
                                                 is preferred, but not necessary. Only
                                                 qualified applicants need to submit                                                                                        3-BEDROOM, 2 full bath, fire-             35.
                                                 resume via e-mail to: busoffman-
   HOLLOWAY                            , this is a full-time
                                                                                                                                                                            place, LR, FR, privacy fence, $995
                                                                                                                                                                            monthly, 620-365-5577.                      .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Wednesday, mostly sun-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ny Highs 45 to 50.
                                                 position with benefits package.
   & SONS INC.                                                                                                   Now Hiring                                                    Real Estate for Sale                              Temperature
  HEATING & COOLING                              Part-time INSTALLATION MER-
         (620) 365-3142
                                                 CHANDISER wanted for Hall-                         Benefits Available in 30 Days                                                Allen County Realty Inc.             High yesterday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Low last night
                                                 mark, to work on an installation                                                                                                      620-365-3178
        1021/2 W. 1st, Gas                       team at Walmart stores within an 85           Gates Corporation is a worldwide leader in the                               John Brocker ........... 620-365-6892     High a year ago                             25
    •Sales & Installation                        mile radius of Iola, KS. To apply, visit      production of hydraulic hose. We are a growing                               Carolynn Krohn ....... 620-365-9379       Low a year ago                              22
    •Custom Sheet Metal                                 company and are looking for only the finest                                Jim Hinson ............... 620-365-5609              Precipitation
      •Free Estimates                                                                           employees for our manufacturing operation.                                  Jack Franklin ........... 620-365-5764    24 hours ending 7 a.m.                      0
  24 HR EMERGENCY SERVICE                                                                                                                                                   Brian Coltrane.......... 620-496-5424
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Total year to date                      trace
                                                                                                                                                                            Dewey Stotler............620-363-2491
                                                                                                        Experienced Maintenance                                                    Def. since Jan. 1                         .85
                                                                                                        Electrical Position Needed                                                                                                Sunrise 7:35 a.m.
                                                              Dental                             Must have background in industrial wiring, PLC’s &                         11 SUNFLOWER LN., 3-BED-
     DALE’S                                                  Assistant                          AC/DC drives. This is a 12 rotating night shift position.                   ROOM,      1.75-bathroom, open
                                                                                                                                                                            floor plan & large fenced yard,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sunset 5:30 p.m.
SHEET METAL, INC.                                    Experienced Full-time
                                                    Dental Assistant needed
                                                                                                 Please apply in person. Applications will be taken                         $110,000,    620-228-8023     or                       us on Facebook
                                                                                                             Weekdays 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.                            
HEATING                          COOLING                for busy clinic.                           Applications must be completed in the facility.
                                                    Competitive salaries and                            GED or high school diploma required.                                3-BEDROOM, 2-bath, garage,
   Sales – Service – Installation                        full benefits.                                                                                                     shed, low utilities, near school,
                                                                                                Pre-employment background checks & drug screen required.
           Free Estimates
                                                      Send letter of interest                                                                                               $60,000, 620-228-1502 or 620-228-
         Custom Sheet Metal                               & resume to                                                       Gates Corporation                               1499.
 Duct Cleaning – Seamless Guttering
                                                     CHC/SEK, PO Box 1832                                                    1450 Montana Road
 365-3534 or 1-800-794-2662                           Pittsburg, KS 66762                                                       Iola, Kansas
   211 N. Jefferson Iola
             Visa, Mastercard
                                                             or to:
                                                                                 Equal Opportunity Employer                                RECYCLE!                                                                 The Iola Register                                          Thursday, January 19, 2012   B5
Passive-aggressive mother-in-law
   Dear Carolyn: I need a       Tell Me                         way you run your house-            When I like someone a lot
better way to handle my         About It                        hold, then visit on her turf;      I tend to clam up and not
mother-in-law. She’s pas-                                       if she refuses to childproof       show my true self. When
sive-aggressive, gives the                                      because “you should teach          I am not interested, I am
silent treatment, doesn’t                                       your 2-year-old not to pick        comfortable with myself
understand that she’s not                                       up knives left on the floor,”      and I attract guys really
the victim all the time (ev-    Hax                             then visits are mostly at                .
                                                                                                   easily How do I get over
eryone else is just mean,                                       your house or kid-friendly         this? — Relationship sabo-
etc.), complains about not                                      venues, like parks or chil-        teur
seeing her grandkids but        thinks everyone else is the     dren’s museums.                        Answer: Everyone has
then always has something       problem.                           Also, have distracting ac-      this problem to some de-
better to do than actually         This is one of those “you    tivities planned, since busy       gree.
spend time with them (and       can’t stop her, you can only    people are much less obnox-            And the solution is uni-
the cycle continues).           hope to contain her” situa-     ious than bored ones (this         versal, too: Put yourself in
   Usually I just roll my       tions.                          goes equally for kids, needy       situations where you get
eyes at her behavior and           Devise a plan that takes     adults, eye-rolling adults         to know people over time
move on. However, it’s get-     her various land mines into     and fed-up adults who bot-         and through a common ac-
ting worse, and my hus-         account and works around        tle up their frustration till      tivity. That will give you
band lets his frustration       them. It sounds like work,      they snap).                        natural conversation top-
build until he snaps at her,    but most of the effort is in       Combine these steps             ics and things to do in the
which is not productive.        setting up your approach        with the basics of keeping         silences, which will push
As my children get older (5     well enough to make the         visits short, avoiding con-        you through awkward
and 2), I don’t want them to    times you interact with her     tentious topics, and acting        stages. Choose an activity
learn that her methods are      more relaxed.                   as a gentle buffer between         you enjoy enough to lose
appropriate.                       Start by determining         Grandma and grandkids,             yourself in, and you’ll be
   So what to do? And what      a visit schedule that’s as      and it might be possible to        yourself without knowing
sort of conversation with       close as you can get (with-     keep Grandma in your kids’         it.
her will work? — Grandpar-      out losing your mind) to a      lives without its becoming             Even better, it will turn
ent acting like a teenager      complaint-proof frequency  .    a drain.                           your attention from seeing
   Answer: She has already         Then, choose terms for          Dear Carolyn: The guys          people as prospective dates
made clear that a “con-         the visits that help you        I like the most don’t seem         to just seeing them in ac-
versation with her” won’t       avoid predictable conflicts.    to like me as much, and the        tion, which will help both
work; she’s not receptive to    For example, if she’s al-       ones who do like me, I can’t       of you see each other more
constructive criticism. She     ways on your case about the     bring myself to like back.         clearly .

Don’t let allergies deter exercise
   Dear Dr. Donohue: My         Dr. Paul                          Dr. Donohue regrets              an order form of avail-
grandson wrote down his         Donohue                         that he is unable to an-           able health newsletters at
symptoms. Can you help                                          swer individual letters,           P.O. Box 536475, Orlando,
him? He is 15 and plays soc-                                    but he will incorporate            FL 32853-6475. Readers
cer.                                                            them in his column when-           also may order health
                                To Your                                                                                            DAILY CRYPTOQUOTES - Here’s how to work it:
   “Dry throat; irritated                                       ever possible. Readers             newsletters from www.rb-
throat during hard run-         Good                            may write him or request 
ning. Makes me want to          Health
puke. During most days,
stuffy, itchy nose.” — P.       since high school.
   Answer: Your grandson           I’m not asking him to
doesn’t mince words. He         give up mouth-breathing
                                                                 Sudoku is like a crossword puzzle,
comes right to the point. I     entirely, only to limit it.      but uses numbers instead of words.
bet he is mouth-breathing          Secondly, I believe he has    The puzzle is a box of 81 squares,
when he runs hard. Almost       allergies. The stuffy, itchy     subdivided into 3x3 cubes of 9
everyone mouth-breathes         nose strongly suggests           squares each. Some squares are
when running. It’s the only     allergic-induced nasal con-      filled in with numbers. The rest
way to get enough air into      gestion, which obstructs         should be filled in by the puzzler.
the lungs. However, some        nose-breathing. I have a         Fill in the blank squares allowing
                                second suggestion. On a          the numbers 1-9 to appear only
nose-breathing intermixed
                                                                 once in
with mouth-breathing will       trial basis, he might want
                                                                 every row,
keep the mouth and throat       to try an antihistamine          once in ev-
from drying out and keep        like Zyrtec (cetirizine). It     ery column
the throat from being ir-       doesn’t require a prescrip-      and once in
ritated. The nose filters in-   tion and isn’t expensive. It     every 3x3
coming air and moistens it.     comes in 5 mg and 10 mg          box.
The mouth does neither.         tablets. Tell him to start       One-star
                                with the 5 mg tablet. Have       puzzles are
   Your grandson has to
                                                                 for begin-
practice      nose-breathing.   him take it one hour be-
                                                                 ners, and
It’s not natural for runners.   fore he runs. The medicine       the difficulty
First, while running, he        reaches peak levels in an        gradually
slows down his breathing        hour. One tablet takes care      increases
rate by inhaling every two      of a full 24-hour period. It     through the
steps and exhaling on the       doesn’t make most users          week to a
next two steps. He should              .
                                sleepy If, after a couple of     very chal-
try to take as many breaths     tries, 5 mg doesn’t work, try    lenging five-
                                10 mg, once a day  .             star puzzle.
through the nose as pos-
sible. He has to make this
a habit. If he does, mouth
and throat won’t dry out        HAGAR THE HORRIBLE                                                       by Chris Browne
and won’t become irritated,
and he won’t feel like puk-
ing, a word I haven’t heard

   302 S. Washington, Iola
    365-5861 or 365-2111
    Stop by or call Kevin.

ZITS                                             by Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman                    BLONDIE                                                by Young and Drake

BABY BLUES                                                         by Kirkman & Scott FUNKY WINKERBEAN                                                          by Tom Batiuk

HI AND LOIS                                                        by Chance Browne                BEETLE BAILEY                                               by Mort Walker
B6 Thursday, January 19, 2012                                                                               The Iola Register                                                                                        

Payday lending businesses under scrutiny
  McClatchy Newspapers
                                                                                                                                      You end up getting on a debt treadmill. It’s
Richard Cordray convenes                                                                                                            sort of like quicksand. You get pulled in and
his first field hearing today                                                                                                       you can’t get out.
in Birmingham, Ala., as the
director of the new Con-                                                                                                                             — Stephen Stetson, Arise Citizens Policy Project
sumer Financial Protection
Bureau, the site, setting                                                                                                      stores.                                      for a few hundred dollars,
and subject matter couldn’t                                                                                                       With the momentum                         that are guaranteed by bor-
be more appropriate.                                                                                                           from today’s field hearing,                  rowers’ coming paychecks.
   In the city that witnessed                                                                                                  Alabama may well be tug-                       A customer who seeks
some of the bloodiest con-                                                                                                     ging at the welcome mat the                  a $500 payday loan would
frontations of the civil                                                                                                       industry has long enjoyed.                   get the money only after
rights era, Cordray will                                                                                                          “We’re very excited about                 writing a check for that
hear testimony on the pay-                                                                                                     the possibility of the fed-                  amount plus finance charg-
day loan industry, which                                                                                                       eral government exercising                   es, which the lender would
has acquired a reputation                                                                         Sid Hastings/MCT
                                                                                                                               some regulatory control on                   hold — typically for about
as one of the bad boys of the                                                                                                  these dangerous products,”                   two weeks — until the bor-
                                  St. Louis resident Mike Basler, left, signs petitions of-                                    Stetson said.                                rower’s paycheck comes
commercial credit world.
   Assailed by some for en-       fered by Rachel Cramsey, also of St. Louis, before an                                           Industry representatives                  through.
ticing low-income custom-         event at the Old Federal Courthouse in St. Louis Mon-                                        say such criticisms are un-                    The lender then cashes
ers into a cycle of repeat        day. Cramsey was part of a group of volunteers circu-                                        warranted. In fact, most                     the check to pay off the
borrowing at high inter-          lating two petitions, one calling for reform of payday                                       customers are satisfied with                 loan and interest. If the
est rates, payday lenders         lending practices in Missouri and another calling for                                        the product, said Jamie                      borrower’s paycheck isn’t
have drawn the ire of state       an increase in the state’s minimum wage.                                                     Fulmer, vice president of                    enough to pay back the loan
regulators        nationwide.                                                                                                  Spartanburg, S.C.-based Ad-                  and the fees when due, the
Their penchant for setting          Seventeen states and the                    Policy Project, an anti-pov-                   vance America, the nation’s                  lender usually extends the
up shop in poor minority          District of Columbia have                     erty organization in Mont-                     largest non-bank provider                    loan or “rolls it over” by
neighborhoods has made            outlawed      high-interest                   gomery, Ala.                                   of cash advance services,                    simply having the borrow-
their business model a tar-       payday loans, which allow                       “We’re the Wild, Wild                        with 2,600 stores in 29 states.              er pay the interest charges.
get for civil rights activists    cash-strapped workers to                      West for lending products                         Among providers of                          But doing so means the
as well.                          borrow against their next                     down here,” Stetson said of                    short-term credit — such as                  fees keep accumulating,                       would force lenders out of
   Industry supporters say        paychecks.                                    his home state. “It’s really                   car-title lenders and pawn-                  making the final payoff                       business and drive borrow-
payday lenders provide                                                          anything goes.”                                shops — state-regulated                      even more expensive.                          ers to unregulated Internet
much-needed        short-term        IN MISSOURI, communi-                        Ninety-three of       Ala-                   payday lenders provide the                     “You end up getting on                      payday lenders with much
credit to consumers who           ty, religious and civil rights                bama’s 1,105 payday loan                       most transparent, easy-to-                   a debt treadmill,” Stetson                    higher rates.
are largely underserved by        groups are trying to collect                  stores are in Birmingham,                      understand terms and con-                    said. “It’s sort of like quick-                  Fulmer plans to attend
banks and who can’t bor-          92,000 signatures to force a                  a city still reeling from a                    ditions, Fulmer said.                        sand. You get pulled in and                   the Birmingham hearing.
row cash from friends and         statewide ballot initiative                   declining tax base and the                        “I would challenge you to                 you can’t get out.”                           He said he was encouraged
family .                          that would cap interest on                    loss of thousands of steel-                    find a more fully disclosed                    Fulmer said capping                         that regulators, consumers
   When compared with al-         payday loans at a 36 percent                  industry jobs. Last month,                     product in the market-                       interest rates on payday                      and industry representa-
ternatives such as bounc-         annual percentage rate.                       Birmingham city council                        place,” he said.                             loans was a bad idea be-                      tives would have a forum
ing checks or paying re-             “This is a Missouri issue                  member Lashunda Scales                            Used mainly by people                     cause lenders couldn’t be                     to discuss the importance
connection fees on utilities,     that our Legislature has                      persuaded her colleagues to                    who don’t have credit cards,                 profitable at the 36 percent                  of credit access for low-in-
they argue, short-term pay-       not been able to solve,” said                 impose a six-month mora-                       payday loans are small,                      annualized rate that many                     come workers and how best
day loans — which often           David Gerth, the executive                    torium on new payday loan                      short-term loans, usually                    states have adopted. That                     to provide it.
demand repayment within           director of Metropolitan
weeks — are a good deal, de-      Congregations United in St.

spite interest rates that can     Louis. “We know that vot-
                                  ers want it, so we’re taking                                                     Twin Motors
run upward of $15 to $20 for                                                                                          Ford
every $100 borrowed.              it to the ballot.”
   Years of attacks by con-
sumer advocates, unfavor-              IN   ALABAMA,    which                                                     Year Old”
able court decisions, tighter     has more than four payday                                                       Sales Manager
state regulations and the re-     lenders for every McDon-                                                         Ba rn ey
cession have taken a toll on      ald’s restaurant, the indus-                                                    Ba rn et t!!
the industry After reaching
              .                   try faces no major state-
a high of more than 24,000        wide attack, thanks to a
                                                                                                           Trucks                                                                                     More Trucks
in 2006, the number of pay-       powerful lobbying presence                                                                                                                                    150                       at,
                                                                                                                                                                              2005 Ford F- Su per C rew L ari 4x4,A uto 5. V 8,40/20/     4L
day loan stores fell to 19,600    in the Legislature, said Ste-                     2011 G M C Sierra 1500 C rew C ab,A uto 5.
                                                                                                                             3L                                               40 Seat,H eated L eatherSeats,L ocalT rade,O nly 47K ,N i .$
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ce!      18 995
                                                                                    V 8,L eather & L oaded,1 O w ner,L ocal T rade,O nly
in 2010, according to re-         phen Stetson, a policy ana-                       25K M i ...........................$
                                                                                            les ...........................      32 488
                                                                                                                                                                              2005 Ford Explorer XL T ,A uto V 6,L eather,R ear A /C ,3rd R ow
ports by industry analysts.       lyst with the Arise Citizens’                     2010 Ford Expedi on XL T,4x4,A uto V 8,R ear
                                                                                                                                                                              Seat.............................$ ,
                                                                                                                                                                                   .............................     8 250     or $    219         a.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             m o.w . c.
                                                                                    A /C , 8 P assenger.......................      19,488                                    2005 D odge D u ran go SL T,H em i 4x4,L eather,R earA /C ,3rd R ow
                                                                                    2010 Ford F-150 C rew Plati u m ,4x4,A uto 5.
                                                                                                               n                4L                    V 8,
                                                                                                                                                                              Seat.............................$ ,
                                                                                                                                                                                   .............................     8 995 or $        239      a.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        m o.w . c.
                                                                                     P - oonroof N av. P ow erB oards,1 O w ner, M ust See!....
                                                                                        M       , ,                                         ...$   32,875                     2005 C h evy Trai     lBlazer,4x4,E xt. A uto V 6,3rd R ow Seat,L ocal
                                                                                    2010 Ford Explorer Eddi Bau er, 4x4, A uto                       V 6, L eather,
                                                                                                                                                                              T rade............................ ,   9 650 or $        250
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        m o.w . c.
                                                                                    R ear A /C ,3rd R ow Seati 20K M i ...............$
                                                                                                             ng,     les ...............            23,899                    2004 Ford Expedi on Eddi Bau er,4x4,A uto 5.
                                                                                                                                                                                              ti      e                  4L                        V 8,Q uad
                                                                                    2010 Ford F-                               at,
                                                                                                      150 C rew C ab L ari 4x4, A uto V 8, C onsole                                                     10,995 or $239 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                                                                                                              Seats,P ow er3rd R ow ,D V D .....
                                                                                    Shit,H eated & C ooled L eatherSeats,25K 1- w ner,W O W ! $
                                                                                      f                                        O             .  ,       31 988                2002 C h evy 1500 Reg.C ab,A uto V 6,85K M i ......$7,495
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         les ......
                                                                                    2010 Ford Explorer XL T,4x4,A uto V 6,3rd          R ow ,R ear A /C ,26K                  2000 Ford F-                    at,
                                                                                                                                                                                          150 Su perC ab L ari 4x4,A uto 5.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4L              V 8,L eather,
                                                                                     M i ...................................................$
                                                                                       les ...................................................       ,  20 899                             ...............................................$
                                                                                                                                                                              L ocalT rade................................................ ,       5 995
                                                                                    2010 Ford Escape XL T,FW                                                ,
                                                                                                                             D ,A uto V 6,L eather,M oonroof T rai
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                                                                                    T ow ,21K L ocal1- w ner,N i ! $
                                                                                                      O        ce! .         19,495 or $339 m o.w .a.c.                       100K M i ................................................$ ,
                                                                                                                                                                                      les ................................................         8 995
                                                                                    2009 Ford F-250 Su perC ab XL T , 4x4, A uto                         V 10, P ow er        1999 Ford F-     250 Su perC ab XL T,A uto 7. ,D i 120K M i
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               3L    esel,   les,
                                                                                    W i               .......................................$
                                                                                      ndow s & L ocks........................................           17,988                  ce        .............................................$
                                                                                                                                                                              N i T ruck ..............................................    ,   11 988
                                                                                    2009 Ford Flex L i i
                                                                                                      m ted, L eather, N avi on, D ual M oonroof,
                                                                                                                           gati                                               1994 Toyota T- Regu larC ab,4 C yl. 105K
                                                                                                                                                                                            100                 ,                           ...
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          M i...
                                                                                                       les ...................................$
                                                                                     Q uad Seats,32K M i ....................................           23,988
                                                                                    2009 Ford F-150 Su per C rew XL T ,4x4,A uto 5.
                                                                                                                                  4L                         V 8,P ow er                                                      Cars
                                                                                    Seat,Sync,T rai T ow & M ore,40K 1- w nerM i ........$
                                                                                                  ler                  O       les ........             24,977                                                          m ted,A uto V 6,L eather,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  2011 Ford Tau ru s L i i
                                                                                    2009 Ford Flex SE,A uto V 6,7 P assenger,R earA /C ,Factory P rogram                                           P rogram C ar,32K M i ..............$
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       les ..............      23,988
                                                                                     C ar,33K M i .................$
                                                                                                les .................        20,988 or $349 m o.w .a.c.                                                      ck
                                                                                                                                                                                                    2011 Bu i L u cern e C XL ,A uto V 6,L eather
                                                                                    2008 Ford Edge SEL ,                     A u to V 6, P ow er Seat, Sync, 34K                                   & L oaded,31K M i W ow !..........$
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   les,    ...........         21,488
                                                                                       les .........................$
                                                                                     M i ..........................          19,995 or 339 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  2010 Ford T au ru s SEL , A uto      V 6, Sync, 57K
                                                                                    2008 Ford Ran ger XL T,4 D r. SuperC ab,A uto 4.
                                                                                                                ,                  0L                  V 6,O nly 18K                          M i ....................................$
                                                                                                                                                                                                les ....................................      ,18 488
                                                                                     1- w nerM i B argai !.......$
                                                                                       O       les,    n! ........           15,988 or $265 m o.w .a.c.                              2010 M ercu ry M ilan Prem iere, A uto                    V 6, L eath er,
                                                                                    2008 Ford F-250 Su perC ab XL T,4x4,A uto V 8,P ow er W                     ndow s
                                                                                                                                                                i                             ,      les ...$
                                                                                                                                                                                     M oonroof 36K M i ....         17,988 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                     & L ocks.................................................          16,988                     2010 C h evy Im pala L T , A uto
Tight squeeze
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               V 6, P ow er Seat, W i ow s &

                                  S terlin g 6 C in em a                            2008 Ford F-150 C rew C ab L ari 4x4,A uto 5.
                                                                                                                    at,         4L
                                                                                     B ed C over& M ore,1- w ner..............................
                                                                                                                                                         V 8,L eather,
                                                                                                                                                                                   L ocks,37K M i ..........$
                                                                                                                                                                                                les ..........      13,988 or $249 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                                                                                                              2010 Volk sw agen Beetle,A uto 4 C yl. P ow erW
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ,                     ndow s/L ocks,Fuel
                                  •                                         •
A young skunk, after noc-
                                                                                    2008 Ford F-                    at,
                                                                                                150 Su perC ab L ari 4x4, A uto,5.
                                                                                                                                 4L                       V 8, L eather,      Saver,29K .....................$
                                                                                                                                                                                         .....................      16,988 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
                                  • Beauty & T h e                          •        B & W B all,N i T ruck,L ocalT rade $   16,995 or $349 m o.w .a.c.
                                  • Beas (G )                               •
turnal ramblings, sought                                 J u l N ois
                                                          oyf         e                                                                                                                            n        n
                                                                                                                                                                              2009 C h rysler Sebri g Tou ri g,A uto 4 C yl. L ocal T rade,56K
                                  • 2D :4:t                                 •       2008 Ford Edge SEL , A uto                                                                                                      10,995 or $239 m o.w .a.c.
                                                         ( -13)                                                                                                                 les .........................$
                                  • 3D :(1:                                 •
                                                                                                                              V 6, P ow er Seat, Sync & M ore, 31K            M i ..........................
daytime refuge under the                                  1:      20
                                                         ( 40)- 4: -
                                  •                                         •                                                20,995 or 349 m o.w .a.c.
                                          05                                           les .........................$
                                                                                     M i ..........................                           $
                                                         7: - 9:
                                                           10 50*                                                                                                                                                   u
                                                                                                                                                                              2009 Ford M u stan g G T Prem i m ,A uto V 8,L eather & Shaker
                                  •                                         •
front porch of Bill and
                                  • U nd erwor :                            •                                                                                                                                                                  21 488
                                                                                    2008 C h evy Silverado 1500 Reg.C ab,A uto V 6,N i W
                                                                                                                                     ce                         ork O r                                les ...........................$
                                                                                                                                                                              1000 Sound System ,24K M i ............................
                                  • A wakening (R)                          •
Misty Hobbs’ home, 1021                         ld       W arH or e 2D
                                                                   s                 R un A round T ruck,58K ..................................$
                                                                                                              ..................................        11,988
                                  • (2: - 4: - 3 7:                         •
                                                         ( )                                                                                                                                           m ted, A uto
                                                                                                                                                                              2008 Ford T au ru s X L i i                         V 6, 7 P assenger, L eather,
N. Jefferson Ave., early          • 7:15)9: 45                              •                                                                                                                                       13,988 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
                                                           40                                       150                    at,
                                                                                    2008 Ford F- C rew C ab L ari A uto 5. V 8,L eather,B ench
                                                                                                                                     4L                                                 ......................$
                                                                                                                                                                              1 O w ner.......................
                                  • 20 - 35*                                •                                                                           22 888
                                  • E xtr ely L ou d                        •
today, only to find the                                                                    O            les ................................$
                                                                                    Seat,1- w ner,87K M i .................................   ,                                                 bu
                                                                                                                                                                              2008 C h evy M ali L T , A uto                   ,           nd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         6 C yl. P ow er W i ow s & L ocks,
                                  •       em                                •       2008 C h evy Tah oe L T,A uto 5.                                                                                                12,995 or $269 m o.w .a.c.
                                  • & Incr ibly                             •
opening in lattice work                                            id
                                                         D evil Ins e
                                                                                                                   3L     V 8,R ear A /C ,7 P assenger,N ew                                     ..............$
                                                                                                                                                                              L ocalT rade,36K ...............
                                  • C los (PG -13) 3 (R) - 4: -             •                                                                           21 995
                                             ed                                       res,                          .......................$
                                                                                    T i SuperC lean,M ust See!W ow !.......................
wasn’t accommodating.                                                                                                                                                                        on
                                                                                                                                                                              2008 Ford Fu si SE,A uto 4 C yl. M oonroof,C ertii P re-O w ned,
                                  • (1: - 4: -                              •
                                                                                                                                                    ,                                                        ,                fed
                                  • 7: - 9:                                 •
                                                         ( 10) 45
An Iola animal control of-              20) 10                                      2008 Ford F-250 R eg. C ab XL , 4x4, A uto           5. V 8, P ow er
                                                                                                                                          4L                                                             14,288 or $259 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                                                                                                              6 Year/100K W arranty..........
                                  •                                         •
                                                           30 40*
                                                         7: - 9:

ficer was expected to deal
                                      00 50*
                                  • R ed T ails                             •
                                                                                    E qui ent & B radf Sti                les .............$
                                                                                                       ord ngerB ed,70K M i ..............      ,       22 988                2007 Ford Tau ru s SEL ,A uto V 6,G reat SchoolC ar.....$6,995
                                  • (PG -13)                            3   •                        150
                                                                                    2008 Ford F- Su perC rew XL T,A uto 5. V 8,P W ,P L ,L ocal
                                  • (1: - 4: - 7: - 9:                      •
with the stuck skunk later                                                                                                                                                                               n
                                                                                                                                                                              2007 C h rysler 300 T ou ri g, A uto                                  f
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               V 6, L eather, B eautiul B lack
                                       35) 25 10 55*
                                                                                    T rade,R olli L ock B ed C over..$
                                                                                                ng                  .. ,     18 988
                                                                                                                                or $               331
                                                                                                                                             m o.w . c.                       C ar...........................$
                                                                                                                                                                                   ...........................      15,488 or $279 m o.w .a.c.
in the morning.                   • Movies for 1/20-1/26                    •       2008 Ford Ran ger Su perC ab XL T Sport,4x4,A uto 4.
                                  •                                         •
                                                                                                                                       0L                           V 6,
                                                                                                                                                                              2006      C h evy     Im pala,         A u to    V 6, L ocal    T rad e, 70K
                                  • 4 No Pass Movies                        •                                                12,450 or $269 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                    P ow erW i                    ..$
                                                                                             ndow s & L ocks,86K ...
                                  • * Friday & Saturday Late Night          •
                                                                                                                                                                                                         10,488 or $225 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                                                                                                                les .........................$
                                                                                                                                                                              M i ..........................
                                  • ( ) Saturday & Sunday Only              •
           Register/Bob Johnson                                                                     ti
                                                                                    2008 Ford Expedi on EL XL T ,4x4, A uto 5.
                                                                                                                             4L               V 8, R ear A /C ,
                                  • 2 up charge on all 3D Movies            •        8 P assenger,73K M i ...................................$          20 988                2006 Ford Fu si SE,A uto V 6,P -Seat,P W ,P L ......... 7,995
                                                                                                                                                                                             on                                ........

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                                                                                                        les ...................................       ,
                                                                                                                                                                              2005 Ford 500 SE,A uto V 6,L ocalT rade,N i O nly 73K .$8,995
                                   $   50

                                                                                    2008 Ford Escape XL T ,4W                                             nd
                                                                                                                              D ,A uto V 6,P ow er Seat,W i ow s &                                                        ce,          .
                                                                                     L ocks.........................$        13,495 or $279 m o.w .a.c.                       2005 Ford 500 SE,A uto V 6,P retty R ed C ar.............$6,995

                                                                                            .........................                                                                                                      .............
                                                                                    2007 C h evy 1500 Reg.C ab,4x4,A uto V 8,N i L ocal T rade,O nly
                                                                                                                               ce                                                        ac          x
                                                                                                                                                                              2005 Pon ti G ran d Pri G T , A uto V 6, L eather, Sunroof, 61K
                                                                                     57K M i .....................$
                                                                                           les .....................         15,945 or $299 m o.w .a.c.                         les .........................$
                                                                                                                                                                              M i ..........................        10,495 or $219 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                    2007 C h evy Equ i ox L S, A W
                                                                                                      n                                                   nd
                                                                                                                                 D , A uto V 6, P ow er W i ow s &                                           s,
                                                                                                                                                                              2003 M ercu ry G ran d M arqu i A uto           6L
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             4. V 8, L eather, P ow er
                                                                                    L ocks.........................$
                                                                                          .........................          12,995 or 279 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                                                                              $                               Seats......................................................$ ,
                                                                                                                                                                                    ......................................................         4 995

                                                                                    2007 Ford F-150 R egu lar C ab XL , A uto                        V 6, O nly 33K                   n                         ve,
                                                                                                                                                                              2003 L i coln T ow n C ar Execu ti L eather &                          ce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        L oad ed , N i
                                                                                      les .........................$
                                                                                    M i ..........................           13,995 or $259 m o.w .a.c.                       L ocalT rade,74K M i .....................................$ ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 les .....................................         8 995
                                                                                                150             n
                                                                                    2007 Ford F- Su perC rew K i g Ran ch ,4x4,L oaded &                            You
                                                                                                   les,    ................................$
                                                                                    K now It,49K M i W ow .................................             26,988
                                                                                    2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL T,A uto V 6,C ar &                       T ruck A ll

                                                                                    In O ne,72K ...................$
                                                                                                 ...................         14,995 or $299 m o.w .a.c.
                                                                                    2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL T,A uto V 6,1 O w ner,L ocal
                                                                                                                   ce                 les,    fed  O
                                                                                    T rade,W e H ave A ll T he Servi R ecords,61K M i C ertii P re- w ned,
                                                                                    6 Year/100K W arranty...................................$
                                                                                                             ...................................  ,     16 988
                                                                                    2006 Ford F-250 Su perC ab XL T , 4x4, D i Spray In L i
                                                                                                                             esel,        ner,
                                                                                     B & W B all,R eady T o P ull.................................$
                                                                                                                  .................................     17,988                2501 N. State, Iola • 800-407-TWIN 620-365-3632
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                                                                                     B edli 57K ..................$
                                                                                                150 Su perC ab XL T ,4x4,A uto 5.
                                                                                                                             17,995 or $325 m o.w .a.c.
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