Picking Bee Rock Falls, Iowa
HELPING HAND—A group of 21 neighboring-farmers pooled their efforts to pick corn on the Vern Studer farm, two miles east and a quarter mile south of Rock Falls. Studer suffered a broken leg in a freak accident when a tire he was inflating exploded. With Studer in the bedroom of his home are Wilbur May (left), Emm,ons Cannon and Lon Whipple. -HERE AND THERE- News of Your Neighbors in North Iowa and Minnesota GARNER—Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Steven of Emmctsburg were recent guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mcrriam here. MESERVEY—Johann StadUand- er is a patient at the University Hospital in Iowa City. GARNER—Henry Hcdclens, Garner Garner electrician and farmer, has returned returned to Iowa City for a checkup on his eyes. MESERVEY — Larry Suntken, Fella, spent the weekend at his home here. NORA SPRINGS—Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vala and son, Gary, Charles City, were Sunday dinner guests in the Ruben Moos home. Also visitors in the Moos home Sunday evening were Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Farnan and three sons who were enroute to their home at Clear Lake following a weekend trip to Dubuque. MESERVEY—S. P. Fischer who has been a patient at the Belmond Hospital, returned home this week. NORA SPRINGS — Mrs. W. B. Trowbridge of Yeringlon, Nev., called at the D. K. Tatum home here last Thursday afternoon. A former Sheffield resident, Mrs. Trowbridge was visiting old friends in Iowa enroute home after attending attending the national P.E.O. convention at Indianapolis, Ind. She is the Nevada Nevada state president of the P.E.O. OSAGE—Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Voorhis wore hosts Sunday evening evening to .10 friends. Group met for dinner downtown. Picking Bee for Farmer i Bedridden Although he has been bed ridden with his right leg in a cast for over a month, Vern Studer who farms 280 acres two miles east anc OSAGE—Sheryl Moon, Nashua,!a quarter mile south of Rock Falls CHESTER— Mrs. Kenneth Larson was called to Vivian, S. D.. Her mother, Mrs. Richard Smith, is seriously seriously ill there. spent the weekend at the home of Miss Mary Margaret Tesch in Osage. NORA SPRINGS— Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Daneliff, accompanied by their son-in-law, Johnnie Paulsen, and daughter, Mary Jane, Marble Rock, drove to Cedar Rapids Sunday. Sunday. Mrs. Paulsen and Julie had been guests in the Vincc Henderson Henderson home at Marble Rock since last Thursday evening. KANAWHA— Mr. and Mrs. Anton Pannkuk have returned home from a two weeks' trip to Dexter, Minn., where their son, Henry, and family family live. OSAGE — Miss Eileen Casey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Casey, was hojlcss at a party Sunday evening. GOODELL— Mr. and Mrs. Anton Benson, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Hanson Hanson went to Kanawha Friday night to attend (he Lutheran Church ba- zar. KANAWHA— Guests at the John Gooclridge home recently were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ehrhardt, Mr. and Mrs. Art Ehrhardt and son, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Ehrhardt and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Pergonde, all of Humboklt and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Prelip and son. CHESTER— Da rrall Grouse underwent underwent skin grafting for severe has at least one thing to be thankful thankful for—and that's a helpful boost from 21 of his neighbors. Monday the farmers banded together together on a corn picking bee on the Stucler farm and before the clay was over cleaned up Sluder's 80-acre tract. Equipment used included nine pickers, three elevators, 20 wagon wagon boxes and several tractors Wives of the farmers prepared dinner dinner which was served in the Studei farm home. Studer was injured Sept. 23 at a Rock Falls filling station when a tire he was inflating on a farm .vagon exploded driving the wheel against his leg. Studer suffered a compound fracture and was a patient for 30 days in Mercy Hospital Hospital in Mason City. He said the cast will not be removed until Dec. 3. Farmers who participated in the project Monday were: Wilbur May, Orvillc Hesse, A. V. Wilkins, Lyle Moore, Marcus Seidel, William Lindsay, Emmons Cannon, Melvin Cannon, Lawrence Garl, Wayne Milhous, Clem Gorkowski, Carsten Bahnsen, Otto Everding. Richard Estal, Glen Calvert, C J. Clausen, Lon Whipple, Geralc Wetter, Frank'During, Everett Ingersoll Ingersoll and Elmer Swanson.