Courthouse 2-15-13

District Court
CIVIL
Filed:
Deutsche Bank National Trust seeks a judgment of $33,590.33 plus costs, interest and fees from Jason B. Kreiter, Concordia.
HSBC Bank USA seeks a judgment of $51,261.55 plus interest and costs from Bernard M. James Jr., et al, Concordia.
Judith R. Siedhoff seeks a judgment of in the amount greater than $75,000 plus costs and any other orders tat the Court deems just and equitable.
Central National Bank seeks a judgment of $139,497.65 plus all costs of insuring, maintaining disposing, processing personal property collateral and such further relief as the Court deems just and equitable from Threads for Him LLC, Kristina Edin and Christopher D. Edin, Concordia.

LIMITED CIVIL
Settled:
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $290.40 plus interest and costs from Scott Hale, Concordia.
NexTech Wireless, LLC received a judgment of $1,631.49 plus interest and costs from Barbara Millikan, Miltonvale.
Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC received a satisfaction of judgment from Debra Dyke, Concordia.
Filed:
Midland Funding LLC seeks a judgment of $800 plus interest and costs from Kristina Hillman, Concordia.
Scott Condray, Chartered seeks a judgment of $8,652.22 pus interest and costs from Jessica White Dahl, Belleville.
Portfolio Recovery Association LLC seeks a judgment of $15,583.66 plus interest and costs from John L. Hubert, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $3,235 plus interest and costs from Kurt Lee Kalivoda, et al, Concordia.
Equable Ascent Financial LLC seeks a judgment of $5,427.76 plus interest and costs from Annie B. Carter, Lawrence.
Tom's Music House seeks a judgment of $4,014.18 plus interest and costs from D.J. Birdwell, Hastings, Neb.
Tom's Music House seeks a judgment of $294 plus interest and costs from Brandy Franklin, Fairbury, Neb.
Tom's Music House seeks a judgment of $577.17 plus interest and costs from Jennifer Couse, Plainville.

CRIMINAL
Leah Ingram appeared Feb. 13 and was found Guilty and convicted of Giving a Worthless Check. She was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $160, restitution to Etc. Express of $83.50 and an administrative handling fee of $10. Defendant's sentence shall be suspended upon full payment of all costs and fine by March 13 at 9 a.m. or Defendant shall reappear before the Court at that time.

TRAFFIC
All Subtypes, Feb. 6-Feb. 12
The following people received fines for speeding: Andrea Auten, Abbey E. Broesch, Grady M. Carl, Monica Renae Fladung, William L. Hamilton, Mary V. Jackson, Marcus E. Johnson, Larry Kilmer, George V. Meyer, Lynn Pelan, Victoria M. Rauch, Joshua K. Rogers, Jose E. Roman, Christopher Schneiders, Chistopher G. Smith, Anthony L. Trotta, $143; Carol Ann Bisnette, $266; Melissa S. Buescher, $224; Shelby L. Fraser, $367; Dionicio C. Gutierrez, Kelly C. Passot, $173; Vicki L. Hite, $198; Jenni L. Knutson, Jitendrakumar J. Patel, $191; Justin M. Shuler, $167; Jenna S. Wise, $179.
Receiving $10 fines for failure to wear seat belt were Jennifer M.S. Cashman, Tyson B. Cashman, Kimber Leanne Dunagan, Leticia Garcia, William James, Freddrick C. Keller, III, Frank A. Miller, Millard Pace, Richard L. Padgett, Gina T. Ryals, Walter Stimatze, Sandra M. Tate.
Receiving a $60 fine for failure to wear seat belt (14-17 yoa) was Dalton Lee Forshee.
Receiving fines for other violations were Matthew L. Emerson, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $298; George V. Meyer, driving on right side of roadway required, $75; Pamela L. Pivik, vehicle liability insurance coverage required, $400; Walter Stimatze, Failure to yield at stop or yield sign, $173.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Warranty Deed:
Phillip R. Plush and Kathleen A. Plush to Federal National Mortgage Association, the north 64 feet of lots 23 and 24 in block 84 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
By H.E. SMITH
My Night in a Stage Coach
In that home I was St. Nicholas himself, for it was I who brought home in the night the brave tree with its spreading green branches; it was I who planted it firmly in the middle of the wide parlor; it was I who found the infinite variety of toys, cakes, bon-bons, and glittering baubles which covered it; it was I who placed the ever-beautiful image of the Christ-Child on the topmost bough; I who lighted the many-colored tapers; and I who, at the auspicious moment, suddenly threw open the folding-doors and let in the children to behold the glory of that wondrous Christmas miracle.
In my frequent journeyings through the State, I had seen many places which I wanted to get away from quickly, but I never saw another that I wanted to turn my back upon so much as Tamaqua. It was not in any manner a pleasant place, and besides, if these nephews and nieces of mine were to have a Christmas treat at all this year, 1856, I thought I must go home as fast as I could travel. I had come to Tamaqua in a stage—not to Philadelphia, exactly, but to the next railroad town, and that was distant I knew not how far.
I arose shivering from the dreary breakfast, and hunted up the landlord of the inn. He was easily found, and was no better or warmer looking a man than his accommodations promised him to be. I paid his extravagant charges, and then informed him that I wished to reach as quickly as possible the nearest railroad station, and to take the first train for the east.
"The nearest station is at Illium; Illium is 22 miles distant; you cannot get there before night, if at all." All this was spoken reflectively, and with deliberation.
"If I get there by 10 o'clock tonight can I make the eastern express!" "Yu can, but I doubt if you can get there at all." "Why?" I asked. He was not a man to waste words. He only said: "The stage won't go—on account of the storm.
"Are you sure of that?" I ventured to ask. "Quite sure," and he closed his lips with a snap, as if he knew all about it. "Who owns the stage?" "I do," he replied. "And I won't let it go, because the road lies over that mountain yonder; it runs close to the edges of precipices several hundred feet  high, it is rough and slippery, the snow is deep now, and getting deeper every minute, and I don't believe any horse could pull through it."
Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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