Funeral of Mrs. Sarah C (Robbins) Johnson

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Funeral of Mrs. Sarah C (Robbins) Johnson - visitor in lola Thursday. The Colony high...
visitor in lola Thursday. The Colony high school . track team placed third in the county meet held In Greeley, May 8. kincaid high school won first place in the scholarship contest held in :WeldiB a few weeks ago. Colony's wihs were: Clifton Brown, Algebra, second place; tied; Paid Smith, agriculture,, first;! Henry Buck, agriculture, agriculture, ttdrd; jMarguerite Beard, Constitution, first,, tied; : Dorothy Mize, clothing, fi^st; Ola Twichell, clothing, second;! Gordon Molesworth, Molesworth, English m, third, tied; Marguerite Marguerite Beard, EngUsh m, third, tied; Clifton Brown, general science, science, third; Paul Smith, geometry, third; Alice TJ'aylor, physiology, third; Hale Hamilton, typing I, tied for first; Marguerite Beard, typing I, second; Ada IMosing, typhig It, third; ; Vera Bain, world history, tied for firat. The Anderson comity farmers union union will hold a meeting at the Mt. Zlon schoolhouse. northeast of Lone Elm, Thursday night. May 19th. Addresses will be given by E. F. Scheifelbusch, president of the farmers union creamery, and; Jake Cripe, : state representative. All farmers are invited to attend. Baccalaureate: services will be held on May 14, at eight o'clock p. m. in the auditorium. The Rey. E, N. Phillips will give the sermon. At eight o'clocjc :in the evening of May 17, the commencement exercises exercises for the class of 1933 will be held In the high school auditorium. Dr. Thomas Butcher, president of the K. S. T. C. of Emporia, will speak on the subject. "Schools Cost Meii- ey—Why Have Them?" All are invited invited to be present. Thursday, May 18. at two o'clock In the afternoon high school graduation graduation exercises ' and"^ class program win be given. The Rev. H. E. Mini- kan will make a short talk. At eight o'clock that cvoning the senior class will present a program. On Fridoy, May 19, clans picnic6 will be held] celebrating the lust day of school. Remember that the public Is welcome welcome to any of the exercises and programs. The^funeral of Mrs. Sarah C. Johnson was held in the Methodist church at two-thirty o'clock Thursday Thursday afternoon, with jnany friends, in attendance. The church was beautiful with many flbral offerings. offerings. The invocation was made by the Rev. H. E Millikan. pastor ol the Colony United churches, and ;n quartette, Ralph Jones, Mrs. M. M. prown, Mrs. R. S. Brooks, and R. S. Brooks, accompanied at the piano piano by Mrs. E. Ni Ptilllips, sans beautiful Jiymns. The- Rev.: Millikan Millikan read the text which was the first ten verses from the fifth chapter chapter of n Corinthians, after which the Rev. E. N. Phillips, former pa?- tor of the Christian church, led In prayer. A brief obituary was read by the Rev. Millikan. The Rev.'C. J. Knox, Methodist minister at Perry, delivered the address whicli jras truthful and touching to Mr«. Johnson's many friends who knew and loved her. . Following the sermon sermon Dr. Ba&com Robbins gave a eulogy for his sister, after which the quairtette sang "Crossing the Bar." Mrs. Johnson was laid to rest in the Colony cemetery. Pal', bearers were Dr. C. W. Jackson, A. L. WlUey, Lew Kent, W. J. Stanford, Stanford, Edgar Foster, and Walter Hull. The following relatives attended attended the funeral: Mrs. Johnson's oldest son, E. G. Johnson and family, family, of Topeka; another son, W. T. Johnson and family of Lawrence; her daughter, Helen K. Dixon and children, of Kansas City, Mo.; hei brothersi Rev. Dr. Bascom Robbins. of the Bethany hospital in Kansa.i City; the Rev. Dr. Grant A. Rol>bins, Rol>bins, of the Watson Memorial Methodist' church in Independence. Mo.; her husband's brother, T. C. Johnson and family, of Mapleton; Miss Josephine Hilton of Haskell Institute and Loren s. Minckley. I.AHarpe; and a host of other friends. Mrs. Johnson was bom in 1863 and passed away -at. the home of her son, W. T. Johhaon, in Lawrence, on Tuesday, May 9, In April 1886 she came to Colony and until 1931 when her husband passed away. For foui- years she assisted In editing (ho Colony Free Press and was ever loyal and brave. She joined thx Methodist church when she won ten ynnrs of age and ever remained true to its teachings, She was veiy Interested In the Women's ForelBii Missionary society and was a capable capable Sunday school teacher, 4Shc! was revered by all who knew her and will be long remembered, They've Stood the Test of Time EsUbllshed 1906 Williams Monument Works Works 301 So. Wash, loU. Kaa.

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  1. The Iola Register,
  2. 13 May 1933, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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