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Atchison Daily Globe (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Atchison, KansasI 4 Atchison Globe sunday March 31, 1971 maintenance Man retires at Rockwell by Mike Mcdermott Henry Erpelding and his old garbage can retired from the transportation equipment division of Rockwell International last month after nearly 34 years of service but Henry and his dinner bucket go Back farther than that. He purchased the lunch pail at the . Penney store Here when he was 17 years old for 98 cents Complete with thermos bottle. The tin dinner bucket has seen Many thermos bottles since and Henry replaced the worn leather handle but his care and occasional washing of the dirt has kept the lunch Container very usable Down through the years. Care of his possessions if a philosophy of life for Henry who also has a saw his Mother bought him As a boy and Garden tools he purchased soon after he was married. All Are in excellent condition. The official retirement Date for Henry and his lunch pail was feb. 28. The eldest of four sons born to the late Michael a. And Anna t. Erpelding Potter completed eight grades of education in the Shannon Community after the family moved there when he was four years old. During his school years Henry cultivated Corn and Learned carpentry work by Hunting for jobs. You had to Hunt jobs in those Days. They did t come to Henry recalls. The self taught craftsman worked As a Carpenter 12 years before he become employed at Rockwell Ted in october of 1940, then the locomotive finished material co. Employment at Lam evolved from carpentry work Henry helped with on the g and l building today the machine shop area of Rockwell Ted. He was offered a Job in the Plant s maintenance department. In the 33-plus years since Henry the maintenance Mechanic has helped with a number of construction projects at the Plant Here. It was a Small Plant when went to work at Lam. You could count All the maintenance Guys on one says Henry who retired with the most years of seniority on the maintenance Crew. In his younger Days Henry was interested in aviation and considered a career As a stunt Pilot until he met Cecilia Deveney daughter of the late John and Mary Deveney of Jefferson county through a Cousin at a sugar Lake dance. After a couple years courtship Cecilia succeeded in grounding Henry and they were married in a ceremony at Nortonville s St. Joseph Church on dec. 28, 1932. They Are parents of three living children Lawrence j. Erpelding Omaha mrs. Donald Ann Funk Nortonville and mrs. Harold Mary Lou Scheopner of Atchison and grandparents to 11 grandchildren. They Are members of St. Joseph s Catholic Church Here and the family Home which Henry designed is at 606 Green Street. Henry is an avid sportsman and was member of the sugar Lake sportsmen club before losing the sight of his right Eye in a mishap at the Rockwell Plant in 1951. Retirement already Means gardening work at the Green Street Home and some carpentry projects. Mrs. Erpelding said they May do some Short distance travelling if gasoline becomes More available. The dinner bucket which held Many sandwiches fruits and cookies Over the years will Likely become a Flower planter for mrs. Erpelding. Two Jackson count prisoners recaptured Holton two prisoners escaped from the Jackson county jail saturday but were recaptured within an hour. Officers said Carl Geier 24, a trusty prisoner released a juvenile from his cell and they fled together through a window. Holton police reported the escape was about and said the two fugitives were picked up shortly after noon As they walked South out of Holton along some Railroad tracks. Geier is serving time for Bur Glary and grand larceny. Retiring after know your policeman 20 years with Safeway Here an old Friend for Henry Erpelding during his 45-plus years of work was this 98 cent lunch pail purchased at the . Penney store Here when he was 17 years old. The old garbage As Henry Calls it went to the Job with him during 12 years of carpentry work and nearly 34 years of service at Rockwell Ted. Henry and his dinner bucket retired from Rockwell on feb. 28. Globe photo. Student chef for March Debbie Kohlmeyer at the Cash Register makes change for John Wallace Leavenworth during the break at Neka to tech Atchison. Next in linear Christie Copeland route 2, and Raymond Wilk Leavenworth. Analysing food costs is one of the important tasks performed by the student chef. Others include receiving and properly storing food items planning menus supervising food preparation and use of leftovers. Debbie the daughter of mrs. Bernice Kohlmeyer Clay Center is a graduate of the Clay Center Community High school and a second year Quantity foods preparation student. Neka photo. The most anxious Man in prison is the Warden. Annual acs drive opens monday Jim Hosier marketing director at Midwest solvents co. Has been named chairman of the Atchison county unit of the american cancer society s 1974 educational and fund raising crusade which begins april 1. The appointment was announced by mrs. Mary Swendson route 4, president of the Atchison unit. Hosier will Lead an Effort being duplicated during the month of april in communities All Over the country. We have an army of More than dedicated volunteers and everywhere the acs theme is the same we want to wipe out cancer in your Hosier said. Support of research is one Way to achieve that dream but i wonder How Many people hereabouts realize that we could save More lives from cancer right now without any scientific breakthroughs if people cooperated. Cancer is not one but Many forms of a disease that can attack different parts of the body and All age groups. Still there is something in common cancer is most curable when caught Early and treated promptly and properly for this reason As we speak to our friends neighbors business associates during the crusade time Well be teaching them the importance of cancer s warning signals. None of these signs automatically Means cancer but should trigger a visit to a physician. If it is a false alarm there s peace of mind to be gained. If it s cancer a life might be Hosier the 1973 crusade special gifts solicitor has Strong feelings about his role As chairman for the 1974 crusade. My own lifetime i be seen the Scourge of polio conquered and i have every belief that we will do the same for cancer. Each year thousands of people Are saved indeed some americans alive today Are cured of cancer. Hope is in the air. But we need your sup he asked when the american cancer society Volunteer conies to you won t you please learn the warning signals for your own Sake and help support our program for everyone s Sake. We not Only support research we teach people How to help safeguard themselves against cancer we help the medical Community in Many ways and provide ser vices for the cancer assisting crusade chairman Hosier is soliciting Industry Independent business service clubs will be Ladd Seaburg and Jerry Runyan and Pat Wilson. Mrs. Francis Habiger City residential committee chairman for the crusade has named co chairwoman mrs. Bernard Stamper mrs de ceilings mrs. Larry Mears and mrs. Steven Sparks to help her. Hosier and his wife Mary Ann reside at 2213 Milwood drive with their children Shelly Lynn and Lance. Acs City volunteers will meet monday at . In the Community room to kick off the 1974 crusade. Here for that meeting will be Field consultant for acs Tom Ruckens Topeka. On tuesday at 10 . In the Extension office in Effingham acs volunteers will meet with president Mary Swendson and Hosier to initiate the crusade in the Atchison county Rural area of which mrs. Tom Dooley and mrs. Leander Wessel have been appointed township coordinators. Bargains in the want ads. Mrs. Bula Harman the realtor is in California where she has been visiting her Uncle the Rev. Roy Thorpe at Ventura and also or. And mrs. Harry Cartney Atala Medrand or. And mrs. William Stuebinger at Laguana Beach. Insured my Mustang through the Agency that cares and saved so stated Earl Wareham. He said he liked doing business with a Large Independent insurance Agency that could offer a wide selection of options one that was genuinely interested in giving him policy that provided the most coverage for his Money. Whill car insurance is on your mind Call us and ask us to Send you a free rate quotation form. You will be under no obligation and no sales Man will Call unless you so desire. Or come on in and talk it Over with us. Financial guardian insurance Agency inc. Atchison representative Drury Loch Staley Dobbin insurance Bonds Loans 111 h. 5th Complete insurance service 367-1502 Atchison after serving As produce manager at the Safeway store Here for almost 20 Yean Harold Kern Kansas Avenue rolled out his last head of lettuce yesterday according to Safeway manager Larry Plumberg. No i m not at the compulsory retirement Kern said yesterday but this is a Job for a younger Man and i m retiring to slow Down my his Many friends and customers will miss his Friendly helpfulness and cheery but they la see him around. I m staying in town of course and i la be doing something but Haven t made any definite commitments he said. Born and reared on the same farm where his father August Kern was born and reared South of Potter in Leavenworth county Harold Farmed and gardened More than 30 years. He recalls one August Day i was shopping in the Safeway store Here and was talking to Joe Wortman the manager then. I asked him if there would be any work Here for a Farmer during the Winter but told him that when the ducks and geese went North i d be going South Back to the Wortman said i have some College boys who will be going Back to school this fall so i May give you a he did saying Wear a White shirt Black tie and Shine your that was sept. After seven weeks training in the produce department Harold was appointed manager and has been there Ever since. Harold moved his family to town in 1957. His father had retired in 1948. Farming and working full time was wearing me out Andl had to decide which to do. When i asked dad for his opinion he said i would sell out i did lock Stock and barrel within one week. If i had to Back and make the decision again it would be the same. I Haven t been besides Harold the Kern s family includes his wife Irene who is in charge of the hot lunch program at Washington school and two daughters. They Are mrs. Tom Judy Ingels Kansas City and mrs. John Eileen Manning St. Louis. Has hot lunch menu hot lunch at Atchison High school subject to change due to some food shortages milk at every meal and butter As needed for this week monday toasted cheese Sandwich buttered cabbage Carrot Sticks Apple sauce. Tuesday Salisbury Steak mashed potatoes peas and carrots peach dumplings Rolls. Wednesday wieners cheese wedge Macaroni and tomatoes creamed Corn Pine Apple upside Down cake Orange juice. Thursday Porcupine meat balls Green Beans cabbage salad bread Sticks Cherry Crisp. Friday Barbecue beef on Bun oven browned potatoes mixed vegetables cookie fruit. Howard Acheson is sergeant of the night Shin of the Atchison police department. It is his Job to make assignments and maintain Contact with patrolmen. In addition he is first Aid instructor for All men on the police Force. He has served on the police Force for years. Sgt. Acheson is a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Effingham Atchison county Community High school. He lives at 1100 Kearney Street and has three children Bill is married living in Atchison has one child and works As a diesel Mechanic in St. Joe Joyce mrs. John Lindsay lives in Maize Kan. And has two children Rick attends Highland Junior College where he is in pre pharmacy. In his spare time sgt. Acheson enjoys Hunting in Winter and fishing in summer. Long Range forecast Kansas extended out look for monday through wednesday mild with Little or no precipitation monday through wednesday. Highs mostly 60s, lows mostly 40s. Traffic toll Topeka Kan. A Kan Sas traffic death log 24 hours to 9 . 0 for for warns against making wild animals pets Topeka Kan. A a leading Kansas health official said today wild animals especially skunks raccoons and bats should not be handled or even petted and should never be taken Home for pets. Or. Donald e. Wilcox state epidemiologist for the Kansas department of health said this is because most cases of rabies Are found in wild animals. Last year Over 50 people in one Kansas town had to receive rabies vaccine because of a pet Raccoon which was infected with Wilcox said. He said rabies is caused by a virus which is spread when the saliva of an infected animal enters an open wound As in a bite or by entering a scratch or break in the skin. Wilcox said rabies in Man is almost invariably fatal. A reminder Don t kick any stray paper sacks tomorrow. The literary pursuits study group of Paauw studied works of Gertrude Stein at the March meeting and will be discussing Hemingway s a movable feast in april. Annie Bellis is finding retirement really great but her husband also retired Leo Bellis finds he is keeping Busy just trying to make All of son Stevie s basketball games. Both Topeka and St. Joe newspapers have announced increase in subscription prices effective monday. Saint John s military school offers your son a fully accredited school individual attention in Small classes College prep Standard or to tech curriculum a Complete sports programs band Honor . Grades 5-12. Boys of All faiths welcomed. For information Call 19138s3-6w4 or write capt. . Faerber St. John s military school Salina Kansas you should. He stocks almost every Auto part you la Ever need. Or else he can find in within 24 hours. Hell help you find the right part and even Tell you what you need to know to do the Job yourself. For free. And he Sells professional name Brand parts at prices you can live with. He s one of the Friendly people waiting to help you at a bumper to bumper Auto parts store or authorized service Center. If you re looking for Auto parts this is the Man you should see. He s an Auto parts professional. Bumper to re Auto bits store see the authorized bumper to bumper service Center or bumper to bumper store nearest you. Peak Smith Auto inc. 823 main Atchison is. 66002

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