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Larned Briefs
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Trail Center open

LARNED — The recent government shutdown has not affected the Santa Fe Trail Center, which is owned and operated by the local Fort Larned Historical Society.  
The museum, which is two miles west of Larned on K-156, is maintaining its normal operating hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.  
The scheduled Tired Iron Show Oct. 12-13 will go on as planned.

Altar Society’s sale
set for Oct. 11-12

LARNED — Sacred Heart Altar Society will sponsor an A-BC SALE (Anything But Clothing and Shoes SALE) from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 11 and 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 12 at the Sacred Heart School gym.
All proceeds benefit the activities of the Altar Society.

Welcome Inn board meets

LARNED — The regular monthly meeting of the Welcome Inn Leisure Center Inc. was called to order by President Charles Wonsetler at 12:45 p.m. Oct 2.
In addition to Charles Wonsetler, the following board members were present — Jim Forrest, treasurer; Karlene Meckfessel, financial secretary; Betty Tauscher, secretary; Pat Birzer, historian; and Roger Haberman, reporter. Absent was Ben Appel, vice-president.  Bobbie Sharrock, Mona Marie Wysong and Byron Stilts were guests.
Jim Forrest gave the treasurer’s report. All bills were allowed.  As usual, we spent more than we took in for September.
The Welcome Inn board was very pleased with the results of garage and bake sales Sept. 21.  It was suggested that a “Thank You note,” be put in our weekly What Nots.  Haberman will use the thank you note. Betty Tauscher put in the October Welcome Inn newsletter relative to these sales and also add a couple of items.  
The next carry-in dinner is scheduled Oct. 13 with Bobbie Sharrock and Edith Winkler being the hosts. The carry-in dinner held on Sept. 8 with Betty Tauscher and Charles Wonsetler hosting, had a large turnout and a lot of food.
The meeting adjourned at 1:55 p.m. and will meet again on Nov. 6 at about 12:45 p.m.

Quilting Bees meet

LARNED — The Quilting Bees Guild met Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church with sewing at 5 p.m. and meeting starting at 7 p.m.
It was noted that Janis Fairchild did not win the prize for the State Fair anniversary block although she did enter and win various other projects.  Announcements included the Christmas Party Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck and an optional gift exchange, the Quilting Diva Sale on Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., a Quilt Show at the Dane Hanson Museum in Logan starting Oct. 23, and the upcoming workday on Oct. 12 beginning at 9 a.m.  
Discussion was held and the group decided to once again have the quilting meetings the first and third Tuesdays with workdays on designated Saturdays.
Ann Hicks announced a youth fundraiser for summer camp on Friday Oct. 25 from 5 until 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to the Soup Supper prior to the last Larned High School football game.  Donations accepted. Hicks also announced the March project for the 100th anniversary of the Jordaan Library will be a 12 ½ inch block using the anniversary theme. The general public is invited to participate.  Name and city are to be on the front of the block.
More information will be forthcoming in the next few months.  
Merlene Baird held a demonstration using a CD on “Threads, Bobbins, and Needles”. The next meeting will be on Oct. 15 with sewing at 5 p.m. and the meeting starting at 7 p.m.  The fat quarter drawing “Harvest Moon” will be awarded.
Show and Tell participants were:  Ann Hicks, several baby quilts, 4th of July quilt and Valentine wall hanging; Alice Clapsaddle, quilted “Santa” throw and a denim apron; Diann Morell, “Buzz Saw” quilt in purples and white constructed for the Welcome Inn, and three-lined receiving blankets in pink, blue and green patterned fabrics; and Colleen Wolf, “Boy” child’s quilt.  
For additional information call 285-6033.