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THE JOHNSON PIONEER JOHNSON, K Page 10 - Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004 lans !:? Fifth grader Cesha Figgins bumps the grade played Meade Saturday, Oct. 2nd at girls home defeated. for interviews; * John Andretti, race W ball as teammates are ready to help. The fifth SCHS, winning both matches, sending the Meade Cross Country Has Schedule Change/Prepares For League Schedule change: the Stanton County Trojan Cross Country team will be going to Dighton on Thursday, Oct. 7th to run at 4:00 starting with the JV boys, varsity boys and finally the girls race. This meet will replace the Lakin meet for the high school runners, while the middle school runners will still attend Lakin. Please come out and support the Trojans on October 14 at 5:00 as the Trojans host the League meet at Stanton County Prairie Pines Golf Course. Going into the High Plains League meet the Trojan boys' team is undefeated at this time and the girls have always finished in the top three at each meet. Both teams are raked #1 in the State 2A classification. Kids Moran Accepts Intern Appli Congressman Jerry letters of reference. The may send them to Moran today announced cover letter should ex- gressman that heis acceptingappli- plain their interest in the Hutchinson cations for 2005 spring internship and the goals "My own semester Congressional they hope to obtain from public serwce internships in the Wash- participation, with a Congress ington, D.C., Hays and Applications can be ternshipin Hutchinson offices. In- obtained online at: 1974," Moran tern responsibilities in- w w w. h o u s e. g o v / hope is that clude assisting Congress- m o r a n k s 0 1 / able to gain man Moran and his staff internweb.htm or byin tt gressional internship is to calling (202) 225-2715. For more give young adults the In order to ensure timely contact Con opportunity to participate receipt of the application, Moran at in the field of public ser- students are encouraged or visit his web vice. Applications for to fax their applications w w w. h o u s e.] spring internships are due to (202) 225-5 i 24. If stu- moranks01 / by November 19, 2004. dents are unable to fax w w w. h o u s Spring semester intern- their applications, they moranks01/>. ships are flexible but gen- erally run from mid- Kansas 4-H'Nearing January to mid-May and are paid positions. To apply for an intern- 100th Anniversary ship, students should sub- Imagine, being 99 and SpaceTech. mit the completed appli- still going "4-H's cation form, along with a strong...strong in teach- educational cover letter, resume, col- ing the nation's young designed for lege transcripts and three people citizenship, lead- ages seven and up, A Cooking To Air Smoky Hills Public belts on school buses, in- Television will begin air- October 17-23 is the straints. $7,000 total - SafeGuard cluding Monroe- ing Kids a Cookin' on National Association for * Five states - New seats with lap-shoulder Woodbury Central Oct. 2 at 9:30 a.m. The Pupil Transportation's York, California, Louisi- belts can be installed on School District, Central show will air regularly on (NAPT) annual National ana, New Jersey and School Bus Safety Week. Florida - currently have a new bus or as replace- Valley, New York; Saturday mornings in merit seating on newer Palmdale School District, that time slot, according As parents and educators laws regulating the use of buses. Several schools Palmdale, Califomia;and to Les Kinderknecht, across the nation remind seat belts on school are setting the standard Heritage Christian Smoky Hills senior pro- children to use caution by installing lap-shoulder School in Indianapolis. ducer. when boarding and riding the school bus, it is im- Window Condensation Not Always Bad portant to note that 23 million children still ride wall below the window, bottom of each window's school buses without lap/ damaging the wall finish giass, with the V opening shoulder belts every day. and insulation, upward. This will create The following people The engineers have a trough that can collect are committed to advo- several suggestions to and hold a window's caring for safety belts on help when wet moisture drops until they school buses and are windowsills are a regular evaporate. If you have a humidi- *** The battles that count tier to counter winter's aren't the ones for gold Moisture that con- denses on windows at night and disappears by midmorning is usually not harmful, according to housing specialists with Kansas State University Engineering Extension. Except during summer, that kind of condensation is common when outdoor temperatures are lower than those indoors and when indoor humidity is higher than the humidity outside. "Foggy" windows be- come a cause for concern only if so much moisture condenses that it rolls down and collects on the windowsill, the engineers said. Sill moisture can damage varnished and painted finishes. It also may find its way into the car driver, Mooresville, North Carolina * Dave Lear, senior di- rector of transportation, KinderCare, Portland, Oregon * Clifford Berchtold, director of school trans- portation, Monroe- Woodbury Central School Dist., New York * Ron Young, chief of operations, Heritage Christian School, India- napolis, Indiana * Sherilyn Thacker- Smith, director of trans- .portation services, Palmdale School District, Palmdale, California * Julie King, marketing and public relations, IMMI, Westfield, Indiana * Every day, millions of parents who strictly enforce wearing seat belts in their personal vehicles put their chil- dren on buses with no re- normally dry air, keep your home at 30-40 per- cent. * Be a regular exhaust fan user when generating moisture in the kitchen or bathroom. * Try leaving drapes open at night. Drapes make windows cooler at night, increasing conden- sation. * If all else fails, apply adhesive, plastic, V-type weatherstripping to the IIIII buses. * 1999 - California en- acts law requiring lap- shoulder belts for new school buses purchased after January I, 2002 * Seven more states - Kansas, Missouri, Wash- ington, Nevada, Tennes- see, Virginia and Wiscon- sin - have pending legis- lation regarding some type of restraints on school buses. * After 30 years of the same restraint laws on school buses - no seat belts - many other states are also considering leg- islating safety belts on school buses. * On average there are 26,000 sdhool bus crashes each year, result- ing in 9,500 injuries and 10 deaths to school bus occupants - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). * 84% of parents across the U.S. think that lap- shoulder belts for school buses should be man- dated on school buses. Many parents do not realize that school bus seats with lap-shoulder belts are even available to school districts. At pen- nies a day for each child who rides a school bus --- LEARN TO R COaD A BOOK Fon A CHILl3 Special Presentation by Nina Sipes Thursday, Oct. 14th 10:00 0.m, Stanton County Public Library Free baby sitting provided. For more information call 493-4700 or 492-2303. Featuring: Trego Great Ideas For Christmas, Birthdays And Other Special Occasions! Certified seed available in 2004: Jagalene Thunderbolt Jagger TAM 110 Trego TAM 111 Ciearfield Above Excellent Test Weights Despite all the Rain! Trego, a hard white winter wheat, is known for excellent yields, shattering tolerance, good grazing abilities, and fair wheat streak tolerance. The Kids a Cookin' program features chil- dren and adults preparing easy and nutritious reci- pes. The program is part of Kansas State University's Family Nu- trition Program and is produced by K-State Re- search and Extension. Smoky Hills Public Television reaches 55 Yield.. Bu./Acre CSU Dryland 3 yr. Avg SW KS 2004 rego 47.0 54 Jagger 43.4 45 TAM 110 52 ership and life skills, serve urban, Such is the case and rural Kansas 4-H, which is cel- McNally, who ebrating National 4-H that county and Week Oct. 3-9, 2004 and Extension offices making plans to kick off cally work its 100th anniversary cel- gram ebration atthe 2005 Kan- mittees sos State Fair. agents, The youth develop- munity ment program currently plan local 4- H serves about 140,000 and events. youth in Kansas, said Pat 4-H McNally, 4-H youth de- volunteers to velopment specialist local program serving as interim state and with larger leader, such as the "Community clubs re- geology trip ph main a staple in our state, career but are only part of the longtime Avg. FAST and CONVENIENT LOADING! Seed Sales: Sipes Seed Sales, Inc. (620) 493-4693 or (800) 334-4501 Custom Cleaning: Sipes Seed -- (620) 493-4791 medals. The struggle within yourself--the invisible, inevitable bat- ties inside all of us--t t's where it's at. --Jesse Owens counties in central and western Kansas. The station was awarded the 2003 Kansas Station of the Year award research-based programs teers. The by the Kansas Associa- offered," McNally said. friendly learning tion of Broadcasters, She cited county- wide ence typically making it the first.non- project clubs, such as one about 500 commercial station ever on space technology" 4-H youth in to receive the award. school enrichment also are For tno i f rrnati pt j& ts, as hatcl fig ! portunitres as abut Smoky Hills Public chicks in a classroom, the Television, interested Programs also includeYouth Exchange( persons can visit http:// after-school programs, program, and www.pbs.orglshptvl . day and residential Kansas 4,H More information about camps, Venturers, which traveled to Ja the Kids a Cookin' pro- offers an annual adven- Australia this gram is available at:ture trip, and topic-spe- Travel h t t p : / / cific camps, such as Continued Tough on Crime 1. County Attorney 22 years 2. Prosecuted murder and drug 3. Accepted in the FBI 4. Argued cases in Supreme and Appellate Courts in Kansas cases 1. Served as District Judge for 5 in Judge Wilson's absences 2. Attorney for 4 school districts 3. Solo practice in southwest 35 years (office in Johnson 4. General Counsel for Pioneer Electric Cooperative 19 years Elect DISTRICT ~r Family & Community 1. Lifetime resident of southwest Kansas (born / raised in Syracuse) 2. Married 37 years, wife Jeanie; 3 children 3. Lifetime member of United Methodist Church 4. Big Brothers/Sisters Board Member Democrat/Re 1. There are no Democrat or Republican laws in our state. 2. There are only Kansas laws. 3. Party politics is not a basis for selecting judges. 4. Legal experience is the factor. An Experienced Candidate for a Serious Job. Grant-Haskell-Morton-Seward-Stanton-Stevens Counties Paid political advertising, paid for by Tomson for District Judge, Perry Rubart-Treasurer