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May 13, 1938

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Friday, May 13, 1938 THE IRONWOOD TIMES SEVEN giiiiiiiiimiiiiitiiiiitiitniinninmiiiiiiiiMniiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiniiiniiiiuiitiiiiiiiitiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiinMiiiiimQ TOLD IIV A FEW LINES Items Concerning People and Events Gathered From § Many Sources I ii QimmniiiiiiiimmMiiiifiimiiHimiHiiiimiiinutiiimiiiiiiiiiii Miss Angelina Bandettini, Lake street, spent the week end in Calu met. iiitiiiiiiiiiiitiiitiiiiiiMiininiiiiiiiMiiiiiiR Mrs. M. W. Fitzpatrlck of Cumber land spent the week end with her mother, Mrs. Mary Pautka. Misa Olivia Holemo of Rhinelander spent Mother's Day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Holemo, Michigan avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Val Phillips, Aurora street, have returned from a trip to Washington, D. C. and other eastern cities. The Ironwood high school Junior promenade, "Mid-Ocean Magic" will be held tonight from 9 to 1, In .the gymnasium. Miss Naomi Bedford, high school art instructor has charge of the decorations. The firm of Jussen & Trier, suspended its business Friday. B. E. Jussen and John Trier, members of the firm were engaged in business here more than 40 years, it being the oldest business partnership on the Gogebic range. Approximately 300 persons enjoyed a Mother's Day program and social, Friday night, sponsored by the Kalevas at their hall. A. Aaltio of Duluth gave an interesting talk in honor of mothers. A musical program was given and lunch served. The St. Ambrose junior class gave its annual promenade Friday night at the Elks club in a spring setting entitled "Maytime." A local orchestra furnished music for dancing from 9 to 1 o'clock for 72 couples. The grand march was led by Clarence Kane and his queen Mary Louise Carey. Friday night Sergeant Fred Ennls of the Wakefield detachment o£ the state police addressed a group of about 75 boys at the Memorial building on the subject of bicycle safety and the laws and ordinances regulating the use of bicycles. The group was urged to observe all traffic rules in order to avoid accidents. Approximately 400 girls attended the annual Girl Scout rally at the Memorial building Saturday. The rally "Hobby Trails" opened at 10 o'clock and concluded at 3:46. Troop awards were presented together with singing, games, knot-tying contest, and movies. Elaine Ross of Bessemer and Nancy Houk of Ironwood tied for the honor of health queen. Miss Rose Marie Lukach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Reltch, Bessemer, and Chester S. Shouldice t son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Shouldice, 124 West Frederick street, were married in the rectory of the Holy Trinity church at 8 p. m. Saturday night by Rev. C. J. Petranek, The bride wore a navy redingote over a print dresa and navy accessories. Her flowers were a shoulder corsage of American beauty roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Jewell Kiik, bridesmaid, wore a suit of navy blue and beige. She wore a corsage of tea roses and sweet peas. Leslie Tregembo was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Shouldice will make their home on Norrie street after May 15. They are now on a honeymoon trip in Lower Wisconsin. Sunday night a large crowd attended the presentation of "The Forgotten Man", in the Presbyterian church by the High School Christian Endeavor society of the Ashland Presbyterian church. This play, under the direction of Mrs. Roy Murphy, portrayed the rightful place that the Christian religion has in working out life's problems. Each charcter presented .a worthwhile portrayal of a great theme. The musical numbers, under the direction of Miss Jones of the high school faculty of Ashland, helped to lend a setting for the play. Mrs. O. Winter accompanied the singers at the organ. Misa Doris Broadhurst played a violin number, accompanied by Mrs. G. F. Coons, during the offertory. After the program lunch was served the Ashland players by the poung people of the local church. At 8 o'clock Saturday morning in St. Michael's church, Misa Agnes C. Stanczak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stanczak, 105 Shamrock street, became the bride of John Kreska, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Davidovich, Verona. Rev. Charles Szygula officiated. The bride wore a white satin gown and a veil which fell from a small cap. Her flowers were roses, liliea of the valley and snapdragons. Miss Frances Stanczak, her maid of honor, wore acqua taffeta with white accessories and a veiled turban and carried roses and snapdragons. The bridesmaids. Miss Sophfe and Bernice Stanczak, wore acqua satin and green chiffon, respectively, with veiled turbans and carried snapdragons and hyacinths. Dorothey Stanczak, a little flower girl, wore a blue taffeta dress with pink and white accessories and carried roses and snapdragons in a small basket. Albert Ruby was best, man, and Frank Lesinski and John Piasecki were ushers. Mr. and Mrs. Krfeaka will make their home at 43 Third avenue, Ramsay. Mrs. Maurice Freedman is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Strimling, In Chicago. Miss Shirley Taylor, Hil street, spent the week end in Minneapolis with Miss Jane Watson. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Hadwlck, of Madison, spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hadwick, Fair grounds. The basket social, planned by the Epworth League of Grace Methodist, church, has been postponed until a later date. Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Lyons and sons, Robert and Roger of Duluth, spent the week end at the home of Mrs. Caroline Johnson. Mrs. N. C. Ruddell, 100 Coolidge avenue, will leave Sunday for Duluth to rehearse for a concert in which she will appear next Friday night. Saturday, May 21, the Young Woman's Sewing club of the Grace Methodist church will hold a fancy work and bake sale from 3 to 7 o'clock. Lunch will be served and a quilt made - by the club members will be on sale. Another in a series of golden Jubilee entertainments will be held tonight at 8 o'clock at the Masonic Temple by Masons, their wives, Eastern Star members and their husbands. Moving pictures, a program and lunch will be the evening entertainment. Frank X. Barnard, of Green Bay, arrived Wednesday to join the staff pf the Daily Globe as reporter. He was a former member of the Green Bay Press-Gazette staff. The Senior Guild of St. Ambrose church held their regular business and social meeting Tuesday afternoon. Thirteen tables of cards were in play in the Knights of Columbus hall, honors going to Mrs. Theresa Dickman at contract, Mrs. Charles Wanek at auction, and Mrs. Mike Kacsir at five hundred. Mrs. Richard Banfleld waa luncheon chairman. The residents of Sunset road of the Ironwodod Homesteads held an informal dancing party Tuesday night in the community building. A small orchestra furnished music for the entertainment. Wednesday evening the Dancing Club, composed of high school pupils, met in the community building, and enjoyed dancing from 7:30 to 9. Lunch was served following the entertainment. Saturday afternoon at one o'clock the Luther L. Wright high school will hold a track meet. Stambaugh, Iron River, Bessemer, Wakefleld, anl other district schools will be represented. The public is cordially invited to attend. < Walter C. Janson, who for the past 11 years was managing editor of The Daily Globe, has Joined the staff of the Eagle Star at Marinette. He is now located their as managing editor. Mrs. Janson and daughters wfll join Mr. Janson early this summer. A Suomi college campaign meeting was held Tuesday night in St. Paul's Finnish Lutheran church. Dr. V. Nikander, president of the college, spoke. Another speaker was Dr. O. H. Pannkoke, also of the college faculty. Dr. Pannkoke spoke in behalf of the campaign which is now underway to raise a fund of $75,000 for the erection of a new building on the college campus at Hancock. Lunch waa served by the Young Ladies Sewing club. Chairman John B. Chappell of the Gogebic county board of Supervisors has appointed the following as members of the county board committee on unemployment, authorized at the last meeting of the board: W. W. Woolward, of Ironwood, chairman; R. E. Garvey, Ironwood; Leonard Carlson, Bessemer township; A. W. Colberg, Wakefleld; Patrick Kelly, Watersmeet; Norbert Achatz, Bessemer; Roy Bedell, Wakefleld; Albert LaGrew, Wakefleld township; William Leppanen, Ironwood township. The committee was authorized by the county board in an endeavor to seek employment for single men of the cocnty. The Rev. Andrew Sikorski, pastor of the Sacred Heart church at Montreal, was honored at a farewell reception, Monday evening at the Hamilton club in Montreal. Father Sikorski has been transferred to Muskegon. Approximately 200 persons attended the reception. George W. Sullivan Introduced the speakers, Rev. J. B. Moriarty of this city, Rev. Paul Boshold of Saxon, Rev. Michael Toomey of this city, and Rev. Edward Kubiak, Fr. Sikorski's successor. Other speakers were Supt. J. E. Murphy and O. M. Schaus. Fr. Sikorski gave a brief speech. The Lincoln high school boys' quintet sang a group of songs. Lunch was served by the women of the Sacred Heart parish. Mrs. John Kirby and Miss Lea Ellen Meade poured. Completion of Ironwood's water reservoir on Mount Zion, will be observed with a dedication program, according to plans being made by the city commission. Louis Nims, state WPA director who was here with Governor Murphy, said that if lie is given sufficient advance notice, he will come here for the occasion. The final concrete work on the exterior is now being completed. The interior la completed with the exception of applying a waterproof cement to where reinforcing metal comes through the walls. The reservoir will hold 2,500,000 gallons of water. The inside will be scoured with a chlorine solution to make the tank sterile. The public will be invited the day the water from the Spring Creek pumping station is turned in. Mrs. Carl Palmquist, Michigan avenue, spent the past week in Ann Arbor. Mr. and Mrs. Kaijala and children, Norrie street, spent the week end in Ishpeming with relatives. Arthur Ahonen has returned to Seattle, Wash., after spending some time with his parents here. Rev. and Mrs. Herman Matero, Curry street, have as their guest, Rev. Jacob Heikkinen of Detroit. Mr. and Mrs. James Paulos, 126 East Aurora street, have as their guest, Mr. Tom Karaholos of Chicago, Circle No. 2 of the First Methodist church has postponed its potluck supper, scheduled for today, until a later date. Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Eidemiller, Lawrence street, had as their week end guest, Mrs. Eidemiller's mother, Mrs. E. W. Adams of Negaunee. Mrs. Henry Coffman and daughters Carolyn and Rae have returned to their home in Chicago after spending the past two weeks with relatives. Rev. C. J. Swanson of the Grace Methodist church, returned today from Duluth where he was in attendance at a ministers' conference since Wednesday. Mrs. A. E. Erickson addressed a mothers and daughters banquet held in the gymnasium of the Ontonagon high school on Monday night. Her subject was "Mothers and Daughters". Mr. and Mrs. Edward Johnson, Mrs. L. P. Johnson, Mrs. Henry Lindbloom and daughters, Mrs. Henry Coffman and daughters have returned from Minnesota where they spent a few days. Rev. C. A. Brostrom, Gust A. Erickson, Mesdames Albert Stenstrom and N. Albert Nelson are in attendance at a conference of the Woman's Missionary society at Maniatique this week. Mrs. Stenstrom is secretary of the Superior conference while Mrs. Nelson is delegate from the local society. L. W. Van Slyck and John Kraemer, delegates from the Ironwood Rotary club attended a district convention at Antigo, Wis., Monday and Tuesday. Among other members of the club who attended were Everett Kearney, G.. N. Olson, Joseph Lloyd, C. M. Humphrey Sr., and C. M. Humphrey, Jr. A large crowd attended both performances of the pageant "Lea Saison" presented by the girls gymnasium classes of the Luther L. Wright high school and Junior college Tuesday and Wednesday night. The pageant was written and staged by Miss Florence Betlach, girls' athletic director. The cast, which appeared in costume, was made up of 482 girls. A pre-nuptial shower was given Wednesday night In honor of Miss Inez Banfleld, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Banfleld, Florence street, at the home of Miss Marjorie Johnson by employes of the Kresge dime store. Prizes at cards were won by Miss Eileen O'Leary at bridge, Miss Marcella Jlvery at five hundred and Miss Stacia Bulkowski at flve hundred rummy. Miss Banfleld will become the bride of John Dedo in June. Marie Gendron Ruddell, 100 Coo- idge avenue, has been chosen from a large number of. candidates, as guest soprano with a quartet which will sing with the Duliith Symphony orchestra, Friday night, May 20, at Duluth. A chorus of 250 voices and an orcehstra of 85 musicians will appear in the same concert. Others in the quartet are Beatrice Green Olson, contralto, Mr. Dodson, tenor, and Mr. Johnson, bass. Beethoven's 'Ninth Symphony" will be sung. Saturday, May 28 is the final day for candidates to flle nomination petitions for places on the Ironwood board of education for the election of two members at the annual election to be held June 13. The terms of Dr. F. S. Carpenter and C. W. Holt terminate this year. Candidates must have signatures of 50 qualified electors on their petitions. Registration days will be May 14 and June 4 between 8:00 a. m. and 12:00 noon and 1:00 p. m. to 8:00 p. m. at the four polling places in the city. On week days voters not now registered in the precinct in which they reside may register at the office of Secretary A. B. Johnson at the Luther L. Wright school. A mother and daughter banquet will be held tonight at 6 o'clock at the Salvation Army citadel. A program has been arranged. Mothers of Ironwood Junior college students, faculty wives and wives of members of the board of education attended a tea given in their honor yesterday afternoon. Tea was served from 3 to 6. The body of Ted Hanson, 33, who was drowned in the Black river Friday, April 15, was found Tuesday morning by Edward Engstrom, The body was found half a mile downstream from the bridge on the Black river road leading from Bessemer, to Ironwood township. The clothing on the body had caught on a rock 15 feet out in the stream. The body of his two children were found two weeks ago. Funeral ser vices for Mr. Hanson were conducted Wednesday at Hillcrest cemetery at 3 o'clock by Rev. W. A. Roycraft, and Rev. Walter Peterson. Joseph Champion, 43, former Iron wood resident, died Sunday at the Veterans hospital at Milwaukee. He was born here in this city. In 1917 he enlisted in the army at Houghton and served 22 months overseas during the World War. Following his dischjarge firom the army he went to the Copper country and lived at Dollar Bay where he was employed in a Copper mill. Surviving are his wife and four children, Bernice, Myrtle, Jack and Jean; his mother, Mrs. Lila Champion living on Ayer street, three brothers, Reginald and Henry of Ironwood and John of Muskegon, and three sisters, Mrs. Ed Link of Irouwood, Mrs. K. P. Cullen of In- dianopolis, and Mrs. Harry Jankoviak of East Jordan. Friday, May 27, the Order of De- Molay of Ironwood will hold a dance in the auditorium of the Memorial building in connection with their conclave. DeMolay's from Duluth, Hibblng, Superior, Ashland, Marquette, Escanaba and Iron Mountain will be in attendance. The dance committee consisting of A. Harold Ladin and Thomas Harris, have engaged a Wisconsin Orchestra to play from 9:30 to 1:30. The ceiling of the auditorium will be decorated with 1000 gold and purple balloons; the gold being used as the background with a large purple D In the center, with Indirect lighting. The patrons for the evening will be Dr. and Mrs. S. F. Carpenter, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Holt, Mr, and Mrs. Norman Dahlin, Dr. J. D. Reid, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Dear, Mr. and Mrs. Byron Davey and Mr. Walter Olsen. Parish Players To Present Play Next Friday Evening Friday night, May 20, The Parish Players will present "The Passing of the Third Floor Back," under the direction of Miss Mary Germaine O'Neill. Miss Mary Cashman in the role of a little slavey, and Frank Mlchela, in the role of a stranger, have the leads. Others in the cast are: Mrs. Sharpe, landlady in a London boarding house, Miss Eleanor Liiliquist. Miss Kite, a maiden lay of 40, Miss lone Ross. Mrs. Thompklna, a shrew, Miss Carolyn Wurl. Mrs. Dehooley, ot the nobility, Miss Mary June Liiliquist. Major Thompklns, retired, Charles Peerenboom, Vivian, daughter of the Thompkins, Mrs. Carl Sandell. Joe Wright, retired book maker, Jerome Darrow. Samuels, a Jew, Frank Hudson. Larcom, his jackal, Frank Dwyer. Christopher Penny, struggling young artist, Albert Michela. Tickets arc now on sale and may be purchased from any member of the cast or at the door. Roderick Hedlund Dies Roderick Hedlund, the twenty-two- year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hedlund, 616 East McLeod Avenue, died Wednesday night at the University hospital at Ann Arbor, The Hedlund boy was for the past six years a sufferer of diabetes, and was a patient at Grand View hospital at different times before being sent to Ann Arbor several weeks ago. Roderick Hedlund waa born in this city and graduated from the Luther L. Wright high school. Besides his parents he is survived by four Bisters, Mrs. Frances Cvengros, Eleanor, Louise and Betty. The remains arrived this morning and were taken to the Chappell Funeral home. Arrangements have not been competed for burial. Caution Given Motorists Concerning License Plates Leon D. Case, Secretary of State, liaa renewed his caution to motorists against haphazard attaching of license plates to their motor vehicles. Records of the department of state over many years show that thousands of plates are lost in the early part of each license year, indicating that those who are going to loae plates, lose them shortly after they attach them to their cars. No definite count of the number of platea actually lost is possible. Some, of course, are stolen; others are mutilated in accidents. A set of duplicate passenger or commercial plates costs $2; municipal duplicate plates cost 25 cents. Dealers pay $15 a pair for their first three sets of plates, and $5 per set thereafter, but subsequent duplicates do not indicate losses, but rather the desire to equip additional cars with dealers' plates for demonstration purposes. In 1937, the department of state collected $52,307.75 from the sale of duplicate plates. The 1938 total will probably reflect the drop in registration. Though collections from this source for the first three months of 1938 totalled $29,299.50, the total for the corresponding period of 1937 was $35,841.25. Leon D. Case Addresses Auto Dealers In City Last Evening Secretary of State Leon D. Case was the principal speaker at the Curry Hotel last evening when he addressed a meeting of the Gogebic county automobie dealers. Frank Carney, director of the motor vehicle division accompanied Case on his trip to the city. Discussion of titles, auto financing, and licensing were among the principal items brought up at the meet- Ing. Do you member that crazy Merry- Go-Rouud. It must have broken down for good. Auditor General George T. Gundry, who on page four of this week's issue of the Times reports on the results of the tax sale held in each of the eighty-three counties of the state. Special Services At St. Luke's The rite of confirmation will be observed by St. Luke's Lutheran Church on Sunday morning. The following catechumens, most of whom have completed a two-year course of instruction In the chief parts of Christian doctrine, will be confirmed: Dorothy Carlson, Junerose Franseen, Amelia Hezcko, Clifford Beh- rondt, Irwin Olm, Kenneth Olm. The pastor of St. Luke's church, the Rev. Arthur F. Fergln, explains the confirmation ceremony as administered in the Lutheran church as follows: "It is a rlto by which baptized children publicly and with thetr own lips renew and confirm tho vow made by their sponsors at baptism and confess their adherence to the teachings of the Lutheran church. The rite is preliminary to the admission to the Lord's Table, and as such It signifies the entrance of the catechumen into communicant membership in the Lutheran church. Its educational value lies chiefly in the course of instruction preceding confirmation and in the solemn vow which Is made to continue in the faith." Sleight PTA Elects Officers Officers were elected by the George N. Sleight and Central Parent-Teacher associations Monday night. Mrs. Swen. Ekstrom was re-elected president and Mrs. E. A. Manthey re-elected vice president of the Sleight group. Misa Ethyl Lawrenson waa elected secretary and Bernard White named treasurer to succeed John Hubbard. Mrs. S. F. Carpenter gave a report on activities at the state Parent-Teacher conference at Battle Creek which she attended last week. Mrs. Norman Thomas, the speaker for the evening, gave a talk on "The Cultural Benefits Derived from our Foreign Neighbors." Betty and Ann Makara, whose family came to this country from Czechoslovakia, sang a song in their native language and danced, wearing the costume of their country. Other numbers included a speech by Emma Maurina of Hurley, selections by the DeMolay chorus, piano duet by Mrs. G. F. Coons and Mrs. Harry Trezlse of Wakefleld. Lunch was served with Mrs. Charles Dudra and Mrs. A. R. Brninerd as hostesses. The Central Parent-Teacher association elected Mrs. Arthur Trezlse president, Mrs. Carl Brostrom, vice president; Miss Wanda Christopherson, secretary; and Joseph Dedo, treasurer. The speaker of the evening was Rev. A. G. Eklund, pastor of the Mission Covenant church, Phyllia Larson gave a readiug; vocal solos by Eslie May, accompanied by his daughter, and piano selections by Miss Thelma Olson, Mrs. R. E. Held- einann waa program chairman. Mrs. Leslie Rowe and Mrs, Chester Wiley were hostesses. Sentenced in Hurley Clement Rondeau of this city received a one to five-year sentence in the Wisconsin penitentiary at Waupun last Monday when arraigned in Judge Trembath'a court at Hurley. Rondeau pleaded guilty to operating an automobile without the consent of the owner. Parts of the car ho was driving were also missing. Gone With The Wind Mother: "Tommy, the canary baa disappeared." Tommy: "That's funny. It waa there just now when 1 tried to clean it with the vacuum." So Why Complain Bingo. "How's your new boarding house?" Stingo: "The rooms are juat tolerable, the table is so-so, but the gossip is simple great." Insomnia Rastus: "What's de mattah, Mose? Yo' ani't act!n' lak yo self.' Mose: "All's got Insomnia. Ah keeps wakln 1 up ev'y two or three days." «. Our SALE Enables you to purchase any article advertised at the regular price and you get another one for only 1 cent. Come in Tomorrow and take advantage of this great Ic sale and save larmacf Opposite St. James Hotel. 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