Belleville Telescope (Newspaper) - April 16, 1992, Belleville, Kansas April 8 9 10 11 1 2 13 14 15 Weather H 74 64 aa m 45 63 86 I 41 42 4/ 4;i 30 Skios P P Cloudy P Cloudy P Cloudy Cloudy P Cloudy Republic County May Pursue Grant To Help Pay For 911 Installation Story On 9A i ' I Junior Hig Show Science Fair Projects Watch For High School Results In Next Week's Issue Story and Photos On Page 12A President Chamorro Visits Kansas And Tells of Progress In Her Country Story On Page 8B 20. of 14 THE BELLEVILLE 0740 09h^- 50C a 1(1 AREA NEWSPAPER OF CENTRAi KANSAS AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA 122nd YEAR No. 30 REPUBLIC APRIL 16, 1992 20 Pages In Two Sections Escaped Convict Wanted By Secret Service 14 Years Captured In Belleville An convict wanted by the L Secret Service tor 14 years was apprehended in Belleville Tuesday morning by the Belleville City Police and Republic County Department William Charles 69, as arrested at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday alter walking up to the drive-in window at First National Bank in Belleville and cashing a tax check believed stolen in Law enforcement officers alerted that Hollingsworth could lie wanted by the Secret Service after he to cash the check at National Bank in refused On a checked at lusi and stopped 1 oi ill just as he was walking away from the hadn't even gotten the money in my and there you Police Chief Rav Hoi NEW SECOND DISTRICT COMMISSIONER Robert Raney is congratulated Monday by District Magistrate Judge William Thompson after taking his oath of of will serve as a com- missioner until January 1993 when the winner of the November general election takes Raney said when nominated he does not plan to file fo run for Longtime Belleville Doctor Named 1992 Kansas Family Doctor of the Year told Police Officer Print and Sheriffs Deputy Steve Zukowske assisted in apprehending the Hollingsworth first gave officers a talse name and showed a false Smee said after he gave officers contradictory Hollingsworth was taken to the Republic County Sheriffs Office for further Smee said they noticed a second false identification among his and the U.S. Secret Service division in Wichita was immediately notified that a man believed to be Hollingsworth had been Hollingsworth was held in Republic County Jail until Special Agent Philip Huttig arrived from positively identified Hollingsworth from fingerprints and a scar on his left Huttig told local officers that he has been working on the Hollingsworth case for eight Hollingsworth indicated he had been sought for 14 since he walked away from a federal Smee said officers believe Hollingsworth arrived in Belleville alone Tuesday morning in an beat-up He was with local and did not resist Huttig indicated to local officers that federal bank fraud charges would be filed against Hollingsworth in connection to the Tuesday morning incident in Check Federal arrest warrants are active against Hollingsworth for possession of stolen mail and escape from a federal Huttig said officials believe the man had been involved in mail fraud scams since 1949. Secret Service officials said Hollingsworth uses numerous names and Herbert D. a family practitioner in Belleville for 34 has been named the 1992 Kansas Family Doctor of the Year by the Kansas Academy of Family Dr. Doubek and Dr. Chaney moved to Belleville in 1957 to open a medical practice as Dr. Doubek continues as an active part of the Republic County medical com- Complete Article Appears On Page 7B today in practice with Robert M.D. He also has a wide range of local and state including helping to train medical students in the residency program and serving on the hoard of directors of the Republic County He has been a professor on the teach ing staff of the University of Kansas Medical Wichita the past eight A more detailed article on Dr. award and his achievements can be found elsewhere in this edition of 1 he Groundbreaking Ceremony Friday To Kick Off Medical Arts Center Construction A groundbreaking ceremony for the North Central Kansas Medical Arts Center is planned for April 17 at 3 p.m. at the site for the new clinic just east of Republic County The event is being hosted by the North Central Kansas Health Care Chairman Edwin G. said the ceremony is open to the Special guests will be county officials and mayors city officials of all Pair Sentenced For New Year's Eve Battery Against Belleville Man County members of the hospital board of and supporters of the Construction Clay hopes to begin as soon as weather An adult and a juvenile were sentenced in separate hearings Friday and Monday for their parts in a New Year's Fve attack on a Belleville man at a private Cass will spend 90 days in Republic County Jail and pay a fine for misdemeanor battery against Matt District Magistrate Judge William Thompson allowed Reynolds to begin serving his sentence on the day in May he completes coursework for the semester at Cloud County Community He also ordered Reynolds to pay Peoples National Bank will be closed April 17, 12 to 2 p.m. for court probation and to reimburse the county for the services of his court-appointed He is prohibited from attending any social event or entering any place of business where is must submit to random urine and breath testing at his own and perform 40 hours community service He is also restricted from having any contact with or any members of his immediate Scott 15, of was sentenced Monday by Thompson for misdemeanor battery in connection with the same incident against Shea was placed on two years supervised with a warning from the judge that he will be committed to a Youth Center if he violates any laws during his He was also ordered to 40 community spend one day with an inmate at the pay obtain an alcohol abide by a curfew set by the pay all court and reimburse the county for his court-appointed The judge ruled Shea may be placed on an electronic monitoring devise at his own for 30 days if deemed necessary by the court services Shea was also ordered to have no contact with the victim or members of his NOTICE All Republic County will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 17, 1992. adv. WILLIAM CHARLES HOLLINGSWORTH otten identification in these He allegedly approaches private residences with religious tracts or appearing to be delivering While appearing to leave the in the Hollingsworth is mailboxes for including Social Security checks or U.S. Treasury such as tax He allegedly steals the checks in one city and travels to a different city to cash tlie The Secret Service said his usual technique is to sign the name in very small and to second endorse the check with larger handwriting using a first initial and a short last He usually cashes the checks in a small or medium-sized Hollingsworth will approach a teller and them that he is caring for a sick or friend and that the payee cannot physically travel to the bank or is waiting in his car In Hollingsworth ly had a ID with his attached in the same name and of the check believed stolen in To Serve Time Huttig said that Hollingsworth had seven years left to serve on a sentence when he walked away from prison in 1978. Hollingsworth was taken back to Wichita by Huttig to face federal char They were escorted to Salina by tJie Kansas Highway they were met by Secret Service agents continue the trip to Crash in South Dakota Kills Grandson A young boy participating in a Bible quiz bowl competition was killed Saturday in a accident about 10 miles north of the Dakota Nolan 10, of was pronounced dead at the scene of the on US Highway 385. Nolan is the son of Allen and Julie Bottger of and of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bottger and Mr. and Mrs. Walt all of Nolan was one of eight passengers in a minivan driven by Joseph L. The driver apparently looked away from the road and State Trooper Fred Braddock said the van left the road and flipped Gloria 11, another passenger in the died about an hour after the Two other were taken to a Nebraska where they remained hospitalized early this The driver and one child escaped Nolan was a member of the Calvary Assembly of God and the Juvenile Faces Battery Charges A 17-year-old Belleville juvenile has been charged in two separate cases in Republic County District Court alleging criminal damage to property and misdemeanor He will appear for his first hearing on both cases before District Magistrate Judge William Thompson on April 24 at 3:30 p.m. The first suit alleges two counts of criminal damage to property for damage to two area mailboxes on March 15. The second case filed against the youth alleges misdemeanor battery against Patrick R. in connection with an April 4 incident at a private party south of Buxa is an bowl team was one of his activities guess there wasn't anything in the Bible he didn't a family friend said this He was a fourth grader at Central School in a Cub and on tennis and soccer He was also an avid baseball card and a member of the Old Timers Baseball Along with his parents and grandparents he is survived by a Funeral services were held in Al liance at the Calvary Assembly of God Church Wednesday Rev. Don Owen Burial was in Alliance Republic County Agent Seriously Hurt When Pickup Hydroplanes Near Clifton Republic County Extension Agent Robert W. Gilbert was injured Friday April 10, when his pickup hydroplaned and overturned on Highway near 44, his 40, and daughter 19, were caught in a heavy downpour when the accident at about 8:45 p.m. three miles east of the county The 1989 Chevy pickup began to hydroplane on a bridge and went out of control just past the The vehicle left the traveled through a creek bed and said the Kansas Highway Gilbert was thrown from the vehicle but the women remained Two other vehicles came upon the wreck and assisted the Gilbert and Mrs. Gilbert were transported by Clifton ambulance to Republic County Hospital in where they were Teresa was taken to Republic County Hospital by Clyde and she was treated and Mrs. Gilbert was released Gilbert remained hospitalized early this week for observation and treatment of a severe facial laceration and The pickup was a total Closed To Traffic During Upgrade for Detour The Kansas Department of has closed a 31-mile stretch of Highway in Republic and Washington counties to all but traffic while the road undergoes major Construction on is expected to continue until the end of the Until the improvements are completed most traffic will be detoured north on by way of and will be made for local access to said Anita licit of the public information office at Improvements to the section of will include the removal of concrete drainage culverts and road will become a detour route for when a major reconstruction project next that all traffic on a 25 mile section of between the city of Belleville and will be detoured on said KDOT began routing traffic off of and onto Monday April 13.