Quit Claim Deeds:
Tamara Studt, fka Tamara A. LeDuc to Jared A. LeDuc, the southwest quarter in block 7 in east Concordia, an addition to the city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas except the east 66' thereof and also except the south 30' thereof and also except the west 66' thereof, according to the recorded plat thereof.
Charlene M. Kindscher to Brian Andrew Kindscher and John Kelly Kindscher, south 76 feet of lot 17, south 76 feet of lot 18, block 12 in Elmhurst, city of Concordia Cloud County Kansas. See record.
Madeline L. Nelson to Robert Swanson, all that part of the south half of the northeast quarter of 21-5-3 west of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas which lies north and east of the north line of Kansas Highway No. 28.
Kenneth G. Novak and Lenna K. Novak to Novakland, LLC, southwest quarter of northwest quarter 12-6-5, 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas, see record; northwest quarter of southwest quarter of 12-6-5 of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; northeast quarter of southeast quarter of 11-6-5 of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record; southeast quarter of northeast quarter of 11-6-5 of the 6th P.M. Cloud County Kansas, see record.
Lenna K. Novak and Kenneth G. Novak to Lenna K. Novak, southwest quarter of northwest quarter of 12-6-5, 6th P.M. in Cloud County, Kansas, see record; northwest quarter of southwest quarter of 12-6-5 of the 6th P.M., Cloud County, Kansas, see record; northeast quarter of southeast quarter of 11-6-5 of the 6th P.M., Cloud County, Kansas, see record; southeast quarter of northeast quarter of 11-6-5 of the 6th P.M., Cloud County, Kansas, see record.
Eugene A. Sicard and Terri M. Sicard to Derrick Melton and Jessica Fiser, the east 150 feet of the west 450 feet of tracts 1, 2, 3 and the east 150 feet of the west 450 feet of the south half of tract 4 in the southeast quarter 15-5-3, see record.
Garrett Farha and Amber Farha, fka Amber Hein to Debra J. Grove, lots 1 and 2 in block 12 Elmhurst addition an addition to the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Andrea L. Jones to Brandon J. Wilson, all of lot 8 of block C in Foster's addition to the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas accordig to the recorded plat thereof and lot 1 of block A in Erickson's addition an addition to the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Marian D. Group to Edward Jackson and Patricia J. Jackson, the east three fourths of lot 13 also described as the east 33 feet of lot 13 and all of lot 14 in block 131 and including that portion of vacated 7th Street adjoining said lots on the south in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof.
Linda Joyce Cox fka Linda Joyce Desaire and Max Cox to Galen G. Deneault and Deborah M. Deneault, the east 44 feet of the west 66 feet of lot 12 in block 75 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Pamela Jean Schierer to Galen G. Deneault and Deborah M. Deneault, the east 44 feet of the west 66 feet of lot 12 in block 75 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas.
Ruth A. Riley to Harry S. Riley, an undivided 1/3 interest in and to all of the northeast quarter of Section 30-TNS-7-RNG-3 west of the 6th P.M. excepting therefrom, see record.
Carmelo Mallia, trustee and Carmelo Mallia and Roslita Green trust to Carmelo L. Mallia, a tract of land in the southwest quarter 10-6-4, see record; west half northeast quarter 4-8-3, see record; east half southeast quarter 4-8-3, see record.
Theodore C. Samuelson, trustee, Betty A. Samuelson, trustee, and Theodore C. Samuelson and Betty A. Samuelson revocable trust to Matthew A. Kueker and Paige K. Hendrixson, the north 66 feet of lots 17 and 18 of block 81 in the city of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof; and a tract of land in the south half of lots 17 and 18 in block 81 in the original town of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas according to the recorded plat thereof, see record.
Transfer on Death Deeds:
Ellen R. Seifert to Ellen Seifert revocable trust, southwest quarter of northwest quarter 36-5-2 of the 6th P.M. excepting a tract, see record; southwest quarter of northeast quarter of 36-5-2 of the 6th P.M. excepting a tract, see record; northeast quarter of southwest quarter of 36-5-2 of the 6th P.M. excepting a tract, see record; northwest quarter and southwest quarter of southeast quarter of 36-5-2 of the 6th P.M. excepting a tract, see record; south half of southwest quarter of 36-5-2 of the 6th p.m. excepting a tract, see record.
Ellen R. Seifert to Ellen R. Seifert revocable trust, east half of southeast half of 23-5-1 of the 6th P.M. Cloud County, Kansas, see record.
EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY
BY H.E. SMITH
The Heroine of the Curfew
Jasper's hand had not lost its cunning, nor his arm its strength. The tender, soft form was swung and dashed to and fro. It was bruised by the brazen sides and tortured by the unshapely tongue. But she slung to and caressed the cold, cruel thing. Let one stroke come and a thousand might follow—for its fatal work would be done. She writhed her white arm about it, so that at every pull of the great ropes it crushed into the flesh. It tore her, and wounded and bruised—but there in the solemn twilight, the brave woman swung, and fought with the cruel curfew; and God gave her the victory.
The old bell-ringer said to himself, "Aye, Huldah, my work is done. The pulleys are getting too heavy for my old arm. My ears, too, have me at last. I dinna hear one stroke of the curfew. Dear old bell, it is my ears that gone false and not thou. Farewell, old friend."
And just beyond the worn pavement a shadowy form again went flitting past him. There were drops of blood upon the white garments, and the face was like the face of one who walked in her sleep; and the hands hung wounded and powerless at her side.
Cromwell paused with his horsemen under the dismantled Maypole before the village green. He saw the man who was to die at sunset standing up in the dusky air, tall as a king and beautiful as Absalom. He gazed with knitted brow and angry eye but his lips did not give utterance to the quick command that trembled on them, for a young girl came flying toward him. Pikemen and archer stepped aside to let her pass. She threw herself upon the turf at his feet and held bleeding and tortured hands to his gaze, and once more poured out her prayer for the life of her lover; with trembling lips she told him why Richard still lived—why the curfew had never sounded.
Lady Maud, looking out from her latticed window at the castle, saw the great Protector dismount, lift the fainting form in his arms and bear her to her lover. She saw the guards release the prisoner, and she heard the shouts of joy at his deliverance; then she welcomed the night, that shut the scene out from her envious eyes, and sepultured her in the gloom. At the next matin bell old Jasper died; at curfew toll he was laid beside the wife who had died to his youth, but the memory of whom had been with him always.
Register of Deeds
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