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SENTINEL TRIBUNE ON Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Page 2 OBITUARY Gerald Elmer Gertner Gerald Elmer Gertner, 68 died June 19, 2011 in Edmonds, WA after a six month battle with pancreatic cancer. Jerry was born on March 23, 1943 in Slayton, MN to Alfred and Estella (Rachuy) Gertner. After graduating from Westbrook High School in 1962, he entered the U.S. Air Force. He had train- ing at Keesler AFB, Mississippi in Ground Communication Equipment. Jerry served active duty until July 1965 and was hon- orable discharged from McClellan AFB, Sacramento, CA in 1967. He married Joeldene Anderson in 1964. They had two children. He married Joyce Elaine Gadberry in 1973. Throughout his lifetime he worked in California and Oregon prior to moving to Juneau, AK in the early 1980's. Jerry was a Diesel Mechanic in Juneau working on tour buses, fishing boats and many years for Capital Transit where he retired. Jerry retired in 2001 when his wife became ill. They continued to travel when possible and had made their home in Yuma, AZ and Port Susan, WA. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, shooting, and meeting new people. Survivors include his children Kym (Mike) Mauseth, Juneau, AK and Kevin (Berta) Gertner, Engelberg, Switzerland; five grandchildren; stepdaughter Tracy (Steve) Howard; three step- grandchildren; one step great grandson; mother Estella Gertner, Highland, CA; two brothers, and two sisters; and his dear friend Dorothy (Dottie) Brunner of Alberta, Canada. Preceding him in death were his father; wife Joyce in 2008. aotf Corner By Digger Phelps i!iii!!! r The recent spell of hot weather has brought out lots of golfers early in the day, and kept the course pretty vacant in the heat of the mid to late afternoon. The Glow- Ball event held last Friday night hosted some 56 golfers who enjoyed a unique night of golf in some rather call conditions. Thanks to the ladies for hosting this event for the fifth consecutive year, and to Dolly for organizing the event. Thanks also to Kay and Gary DeBates, Bruce and Joan Jorgenson, Craig and Deb Jans and Steve Kjorness for their help in vol- unteering for this event. The leagues are all two weeks into the second half .-find most are still quite close, with almost all teams within five points of the lead. Leaders are as follows: Early League 1 Gene Lindaman and Gary DeBates - 24 Early League 2 - Arnie Teichrow and Denny Erickson - 21 Intermediate League - Kent Erickson and Russ Fay - 23 The Member Guest tourna- ment will be held over the coming weekend. As of this writing there were only sev- enteen teams signed up, so there,s still plenty of room. Sign up in the clubhouse for your Saturday tee time, and the Sunday time will be determined by your flight. This includes a meal and a special event to be held Saturday night. There is a work-day sched- uled for Thursday with both inside and outside projects to be completed. If you have a chance, come out and help out. Lunch will be provided. Projects include everything from tree-trimming, painting, cleaning, and general clean- up. This day will help out in Dwayne's absence, as well. We understand that Dwayne has been transferred to Rochester for further tests this week, and we'll keep hoping and praying for a resolution to his condition. Quote of the week - "You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank as to praise him for playing by the rules." Bobby Jones Keep your head down and we'll see you on the course!! 7/22 82/69 90/72 Partly cloudy Partly with a stray cloudy, thunder- chance of a storm, thunder- storm. 88/67 Scattered thunder- storms possi- ble. 85/6O Isolated thun- derstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s. ./iii :, 82/60 Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s. Trigg Eugene Herding Travis and Laridee Herding of Storden would like to announce the birth of their son, Trigg Eugene. He was born on June 10, 2011 and weighed 71bs loz and was 21 inches long. Grandparents of Trigg are Gladys Herding of Storden and Warren and Betty Dibble of Westbrook. I@ Weekly Sctence byDoLJglasZclark A Tale of Two Theories We're well ware of Charles Darwin anl his theo- ry of natural selection which he published in his landmark 1859 book, On the Evolution of Species. But he was not the only one to develop this theory. Similar ideas were also being developed during this time by Alfred Wallace, a self-educated naturalist from Wales. Starting in 1848, Wallace spent four years in the Amazon on an expedition he had organized to collect specimens for rich collectors and museums. As luck would have it, his return ship caught fire and sank. He spent the next ten days at sea in an open boat before being res- cued. Unfortunately, almost all his specimens were lost. And though he was disheart- ened and vowed to never travel again, two years later he was off to the East Indies on an incredible odyssey that would consume him for the next eight years as he amassed over 125,000 speci- mens. During this time he identified the dividing line between Asian and Australian fauna which is known as the "Wallace Line", prompting some to dub him the father of biogeography. In 1855, Wallace put together some of his ideas and discoveries in a paper that outlined the principles of evolution. Darwin was ini- tially unimpressed after read- ing the paper, but it did prompt him to start putting together his own book on evolution. In 1858, Wallace sent another paper to Darwin. Although he was weak with malaria, he had experienced an epiphany regarding natu- ral selection: that because populations would always outgrow their food supply, hunger and famine was unavoidable, but those that were best-suited to deal with such a situation would sur- vive and pass on their good traits to future generations. Darwin could no wait no longer. He took Wallace's paper and an outline for his Notice to Walnut Grove & area subscribers & readers A drop box for various news items is located at the... Mercantile 501-859-2600 next to the Walnut Grove Post Office. Hours: Monday- Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For your convenience there is a toll-free number at our Westbrook Office 1-800-410-1859 FOR ;ALE If you have questions or .... would like to place an ad or order printing please call the above number. book along with some of his previously-unpublished writ- ings and presented them jointly to the Linnean Society in London. A year later, with Wallace still in Malaysia, Origin was finally published. When Wallace eventually found out that his paper had been published without his knowledge, he was happy to have been included with the more-famous Darwin. Wallace would return to England in 1862 and finally go to meet Darwin. Some have tried to claim over the year that Darwin stole ideas from Wallace or that there was a conspiracy to deprive Wallace of the credit he was due for his contributions to evolution, but these are with- out merit. Wallace was to be one of the most loyal defend- ers of Darwin's Origin. He wrote Darwinism, which explained and defended the theory of natural selection and became his best-known work. And while today we consider them cofounders of evolution, each had their own approach. For example, Darwin emphasized competi- tion between members of the same species to survive and reproduce, while Wallace emphasized species adapta- tion as a result of environ- mental pressures. Throughout Darwin's life they remain on friendly terms, correspond- ing and discussing evolution until Darwin's death in 1882. 1) True or false: Wallace wrote the book Darwinism. 2) The division between Asian and Australian fauna is called the a) Darwin Division b) Darwin- Wallace Region c) Wallace Area d) Wallace Line 3) True or false: Darwin stole ideas from Wallace. 4) Natural selection is a key mechanism of 5) Some consider Wallace the father of Answers on page 7 Copyright (C) 2011 Weekly Science Quiz All rights reserved. CLASS..LFIED ADS 00ALL 274-6136 OR 1 -800-410- 1859 COLLEGE NEWS Southeast Technical Institute Spring semester President's List Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, SD has announced the Spring 2011 Semester President's List. These students have demonstrated outstanding academic performance in the classroom and in their labo- ratory setting. In order to become eligi- ble for the President's List the student must be a full- time student and have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the semester. The student achieving this recognition at Southeast Technical Institute from the area is Cynthia Lintner, Hartford, SD, STI Program Network Administrator. Lintner is a graduate of Westbrook High School. COTTONWOOD COUNTY COURT July 8-15, 2011 Speeding: $120.00 Harlen Eugene Harris, Lakefield, MN $130.00 - Rudolph Searles, Jr., Aurora, CO $220.00 - Louanne Rue Grams, Windom, MN, Paul James Anderson, Rapid City, SD $280.00 - Christopher Alan Friesen, Windom, MN Driving w/o valid license: $180.00 - Samuel Alejo- Diaz, Austin, MN; Ana Demey Rodriguez Marquez, Mt. Lake, MN Seat belt: $105.00 Randall Stanford Grams, North Port, FL; Cary James Bartsch, Windom, MN; Laura Kristine Romsdahl, Butterfield, MN Require/Permit offense by another: $180.00 - Brandon Lewis Hernandez, Windom, MN Careless driving: $180.00 Susan Renee Hanson, Butterfield, MN Unlawful passing: $130.00 - Tong Shirh Stone, Eden Prairie, MN Issue dishonored check: $179.00 - Donna Marie McFadden, Mt. Lake, MN Driving after suspension: $280.00 - Alex James Peiffer, Windom, MN; Francisco Javier Garza, Mt. Lake, MN; Scott Allen Mathiowetz, Mt. Lake, MN FaUure to stop:S130.00 - Larry Dean Steinhaus, Springfield, MN Come enjoy an evening at the Circus ECFE Open House will be held Monday, August 15 at 6:15 p.m. at the Westbrook City Park. All families welcome with children birth to five years old and not yet enrolled in Kindergarten. Come for food, crafts, activities, balloon animals, face painting, fun, and more. This event is free to the public. Sentinel Tribune available at Oleson's Mercantile Hoyt Oil & Convenience Bubai Grocery Store Thrifty White .... Pharmacy Maynard's Grocery ExpressWay Shady Drive-Inn Area news briefs Fulda Free Press - Three members of the Fulda FFA Chapter, participated in the 2011 National FFA Organization Washington Leadership Conference. Michelle Hart, Mallory Pagel and Kendra Schettler were part of the forty-three mem- ber delegation from MN that traveled to Washington in June. Lamberton News - The lone egg factory buildings which stood for over 50 years on a hillside of Co. Rd 6just north of Lamberton are now gone. The two barns were constructed by Lamberton Hatchery owner, Laurel Nyberg in the early 1960's and had cages on the interior for laying hens. After Nyberg's death the barns were owned by various egg produc- ers. Slayton - A financial crisis threatens the future of Tracy Kid's World. The pre-school and day care needs to raise $125,000 by Sept. 30, or fred a buyer to acquire the facility for its appraised value of $600,000. Failure to raise the funds could mean foreclosure and forced to close. Tracy Headlight Herald - Discussion was held at the last school board meeting as to the realignment of the Community Education department with the year-long absence of Director Ryan Beers. Taking up part of the duties will be James Wajer, who will also be teaching in the sixth grade classroom. Windom Citizen - Regional fiber-to-the-home system has finally reached the ground breaking state. SW MN Broadband announced this week that it will hold a ground breaking cer- emony July 22. The project involves the communities of: Jackson, Lakefield, Heron Lake, Round Lake, Okabena and Wilder. 00mcnn minnesoto Clossified flduertising networh i ii 411.1Vll:l [ li:l i1 ] :l LVi 4:i,! I ATrN: COMPUTER WORK Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 part time to $7,500/mo. full time. 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