Published in the Iola Register on Nov. 8, 2012.

Courthouse 11-8

LEGAL TRANSFERS
Warranty Deeds:
Janet G. Morrison to Janet G. Morrison, Trustee of the Flying J Trust, a Tract of land in the SW Quarter of Section 21, Township 6 South, Range 3 West of the 6th P.M. in Cloud County Kansas, less two tracts. See Record.
Edwin R. Fuller and Sandra K. Fuller to M. Rex Fuller and Charlotte L. Fuller, Lots 5, 6, and 7 in Block 45 North Addition to the City of Miltonvale, Cloud County Kansas.
Anderson Farms Inc and Richard P. Anderson, President to William R. Weaver and Patricia J. Weaver,  Section 31, Township 7, Range 2, all of the NE Quarter and the North one half of the SE Quarter. See Record.
JCS Quality Properties, LLC to Michael G. Stueder, the East 66 feet of the West 110 feet of Lot 2 in Block 56 in the City of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof.
Angela R. Martin to Angela R. Martin, Trust No. 1 and Angela R. Martin, Trustee, Section 20, Township 8, Range 5, all of the NW Quarter.
Marlon S. Bergin and Karen M. Bergin to Wheat Stalk, LLC, Section 13, Township 8, Range 3, all of the NE Quarter; SE Quarter of the NW Quarter; NW Quarter SE Quarter and East one half SE Quarter.

Quit Claims Deeds:
Joleen Fisher to Rentals for Retirement Inc.,  Lots 9 and 10 in Block 64 in the City of Concordia; Lot 8 in Block 48 in the City of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof; and Lots 28 and 29 in Block 138 in the City of Concordia, Cloud County Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof and that portion of vacated Seventh Street adjoining said lots on the South thereof.
Melvin D. Steinle and M. Elizabeth Steinle to Gerald H. Gallagher Revocable Trust dated April 28, 1993 trustee and Mary Jane Gallagher Revocable Trust dated April 28 1993 Trustee, all of Lots 4, 5, and 6 in Block One of C.I. Gould’s Addition to the City of Jamestown, Cloud County Kansas.

Transfer on Death Deeds:
Harvey G. Melby and Betty J. Melby to Steven G. Melby and Lydia M. Steinlage, Section 19, Township 8, Range 3, all of the NE Quarter.
Boyd D. Thoman and Linda L. Thoman to Jeffrey Boyd Thoman, Kevin Wayne Thoman and Kathleen Ann Farmer,  The West half of Lot 5 and all of Lot 6 in Block 77 in Concordia, Cloud County Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof.

Trustees Deeds:
Betty Jo Lowman, Senior Trustee and Citizens National Bank KFA  Cloud County Bank & Trust Corporate Trustee to Thomas O. Zugelder, all of Lot 18 in Block 27 in the City of Concordia, Cloud county Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof.
Frances Lee Harbaugh Trust to Joleen Fisher, Lots 28 and 29 in block 138 in the City of Concordia, cloud County Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof and that portion of vacated Seventh Street adjoining daid lots on the South thereof.
Gerald H. Gallagher, Trustee and Mary Jane Gallagher Trustee and Gerald H. and Mary Jane Gallagher Revocable Trust to Stephen D. Mossburgh and Tanya L. Mossburgh, Lost Creek Estates, all of Lots One and Two in Lost Creek Estates, a part of the NorthWest Quarter of 5-6-3. See Record.

EARLY HISTORY OF CLOUD COUNTY


ANASTASIA’S GHOST
By H.E. Smith

How well I remember that dismal November night. Some vague presentiment of evil weighed upon my heart, as I sat alone in the twilight. There was nothing apparently to make me gloomy. On the contrary, I ought to have been more than usually cheerful; had I not received a delicious promise from Katie Nelson that very afternoon?
It seemed to be odd, to be sure, that a gray-haired widower like myself was to marry this girl of eighteen. Her mother had been a housekeeper in our family, but died soon after Katie’s birth. It happened that she was adopted by us, as we had not children of our own. My wife treated her kindly, but without much warmth of feeling. Anastasia was of such a peculiar disposition that I actually believed she was jealous of this infant.
Poor Anastasia! She warned me solemnly on her death-bed never to marry again, and threatened to rise from her grave in case of such an event. Katie was in her tenth year when my wife died. I sent her away to a boarding school; and, as business called me abroad, did not see her again until my return, eight years afterwards. I was somewhat bewildered to find a lovely woman, instead of the little girl I had left in short dresses. Of course you can guess the sequel. I fell in love with this charming adopted daughter. There was something in the frank tenderness of her manner that completely won my heart.
It was evident that she was deeply attached to me. I could not help seeing how much higher she valued my society than that of my nephew, Charles Raymond, who had accompanied me from abroad. She never addressed him except in monosyllables and would flush all over with embarrassment if he but entered the room. With me, she was always self-possessed, and so talkative and sociable that I could not help pitying Charlie. He was really quite good-looking, and I used to wonder sometimes at her antipathy. Poor fellow; how I dreaded to tell him of my approaching happiness. It would be a great blow to his hopes, for he had expected to inherit my fortune.

Register of Deeds
Judy Lambert
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