Courthouse 7-19

District Court
LIMITED CIVIL
Dismissed:
The case of Kansas Gas Service vs. Nicki J. Pearce, Glasco, has been dismissed without prejudice.
The case of Credit Management Services Inc. vs. Bradley Czapanskiy, et al, Clyde, has been dismissed with prejudice.
The case of Credit Management Services Inc. vs. Jeffrey Cleveland and Audra Urban et al, Concordia, has been dismissed with prejudice.
Settled:
Cloud County Health Center received a judgment of $337.85 plus interest and costs from Curtis Lee Appleby, et al, Scandia.
Portfolio Recovery Assets LLC received a judgment of $881.47 plus interest and costs from Sherry Negale-LeDuc, Concordia.
Portfolio Recovery Assets LLC received a judgment of $831.56 plus interest and costs from Richard E. Nelson Jr., Jamestown.
Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. received a judgment of $3,473.58 plus interest and costs from Patricia A. Sleffel, Concordia..
Filed:
Portfolio Recovery Associates seeks a judgment of $1,596.58 plus interest and costs from Michelle L. Brummet, Miltonvale.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $863 plus interest and costs from Diane E. Kooser, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $1,636.75 plus interest and costs from Deanna Brown, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $785 plus interest and costs from Ronald D. Lagasse, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $706.74 plus interest and costs from Douglas Trimble, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $756.05 plus interest and costs from Raul Nevarez, Concordia..
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $2,878 plus interest and costs from Daniel A. Reddick, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $263.07 plus interest and costs from Lindsey Hines, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $274 plus interest and costs from Cody Doupnik, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $222.57 plus interest and costs from Mary F. Thrush, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $2,096.50 plus interest and costs from Harold Clinton Crane et al, Clyde.

SMALL CLAIMS
Settled:
Mike Strang received a judgment of $701.10 plus 12 percent per annum interest and $56.50 court costs from Taylor Wren, Concordia.
In the case of Josephine Huyghebaert, Miltonvale, vs. Raymond Cote, Miltonvale, and Brown Electric, Concordia, the Court ruled that Defendants do not owe any money on plaintiff's claim. Judgment debtor was advised of rights of appeal.
Filed
Ronald Crotinger seeks a judgment of $4,000 for damages to rental and loss of rent from Carol Hatfield, Concordia.

TRAFFIC
All Subtypes from July 11-17
The following people received fines for speeding: Ruth N. Amador, Savanah C. Sladek-Barr, William E. Spiegel, Brett L. Jackson, $203; Lucas W. Applebee, $248; Justin P. Gilpin, $369, deferred adjudication; Moshe UM Halioua, $557, deferred adjudication; Cynthia M. Marson, Archie E. Voorhees, $179; Joshua D. Ross, $149; Veronica Reyes, Juan Romero, $185; Laura Lynn Jackson, Kyle S. King, Jared O. Melton, Danny G. Morris, Joan R. Ramsey,  $143; Steven J. Thiem, $161.
The following people received fines of $10 for failure to wear seat belt: Racheal N. Cairns, Dallas Ray Nease (four times), Randy William Ryals (twice).
Receiving fines for other violations were Stafen M. Guevara, restricted driving permit, operating motor vehicle with non sibling minor passengers, $198, deferred adjudication; Jeremy F. James, transfer of ownership of vehicles, $128; Juan Romero, operating a motor vehicle without valid license, $100; Paula Wente-Glasgow, improper driving on laned roadway, $273, deferred adjudication.

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Correction Deed:
Donna Brillhart and Max Reynolds to Randolph N. Halfhide and Gayle M. Halfhide, lots 8, 9 and 10 block 10 Spaulding's second addition to Glasco, Cloud County Kansas, subject to all reservations, restrictions, easements and rights-of-way of record and all other visible easements.
Warranty Deeds:
Roger K. Colby and Mary Jean Colby to Zachary U. Garst and Kendra A. Krier, a tract of land in the northwest quarter of he southwest quarter of section 2 in township 6 south range 3 west of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas 57 rods x 35 rods. See record.
Matthew A. Dorman to Douglas J. Dorman and April M. Dorman, lot 9 in block 118 in the city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas subject to easements and restrictions of record.
Opal J. Shrouf to Gregory L. Biery and Terry E. Biery, lots 34 and 35 in Heller's Addition to the city of Clyde, Cloud County Kansas.
Linda S. Cripe to James S. Reynolds and Mechelle R. Reynolds, lots 30, 31 and the west 12 feet of lot 32 in block 138 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas and also including a strip of land 9 1/2 feet wide abutting said lots along the north side of 7th Street.
The same being that portion of 7th Street as originally platted that was vacated by City Ordinance No. 85, all according to the recorded plat thereof.
Quit Claims Deeds:
Donna I. Huffman and Larry K. Huffman to William Mark James and Donna James, lot 12 block 78 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Arlen Appleby to Marsha Smith, an undivided quarter interest in and to lots 1, 2 and 3 in block 175 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
BY H.E. SMITH
JULY 30, 1875
An Old Soldier
Gottlieb counted the days with haggard restlessness, a slow fever consuming his veins, pain gnawing at the very sources of life. While daylight lasted he dragged himself about the streets in search of food, at least, for Mother Bates's little brood. When he returned at night Christine was romping with the children. The old woman, whose wrinkled brown face, framed in a black hood, was a landmark on the thoroughfare where she vended fruit, recklessly dispensed apples at the evening meal, observing Gottlieb sharply the while. Little Molly, bright-eyed and saucy, with a ragged shawl pinned over her head, was making money in the slush and mire. Fear of the police kept Christine from joining in street-sweeping. Sleep refused to visit Gottlieb's weary senses. What visions came to him in the night? On Tuesday morning Mother Bates said:
"You come to the dispensary, my man." "What's the use? It's all the old wounds and the fever." Then he added, with sudden tears in his eyes, "God bless you, good woman, for taking us in. Tomorrow, I draw the pension." Thus did he identify himself already with the Swedish maiden.
Mother Bates scoffed loudly at sentiment, then paused at the foot of the staircase to wipe her own eye on her gingham apron. Gottlieb was out all day. When he came back he gave his hostess a fifty-cent bill, with no other explanation than that he obtained a "job" in a warehouse despite his one arm. Excitement robbed him of all appetite for food. He spent a second night with wide eyes fixed on the ceiling, counting the hours, delirium creeping over his senses. If he could only last until tomorrow! He would last, even if he crept to the goal on hands and knees. Desperate resolution made him face the day; desperate energy took him, pallid and trembling, to his post, and brought him back at dusk to sink down speechless on Mother Bates' pallet. The fire of life only burned in the sunken eyes. When Christine sat beside he bed, he was quiet; when she moved away, a spasm of anxiety distorted his features. Billy ran for the doctor; Molly hushed the other children; the baby hid his head in Mother Bates' lap. The doctor was out.
"So I went for him" said Billy, glancing curiously and half nervously at the sick man. The noise of the street reached this quiet room only in a distant murmur. A step was heard on the stair. Mother Bates moved uneasily.
Judy Lambert
Register of Deeds
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