Mary Kerf obit 9-19-1921

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Mary Kerf obit 9-19-1921 - in Up Tomash (33); and Fred Burnett (34) and...
in Up Tomash (33); and Fred Burnett (34) and Mamnile Keer (22). Officer Al. Burger has found a stiay Hereford. The owner may j have same by calling at the po lice station, pioxing propeity, aue be scheduled paying for this notice. 9-21 Injuied auto victims at the university hospital are impro\mg daily, and the lecovery ot Messis Abiamson, Vorheis and Huru now seems neaily assured. to ai- Mr ^ R Morford found Old attend- Man - s creek floo . ded 0er lts bank5 bndges with water tour | feet deep m some places on high- w a j s and bridges, making tiavel · impossible. He tried the Well- to · man Road and tn e -\vmdbam road, the t an i failed to get by. English ! nv er waa also out of its tanks places, so he turned his auto- and mobile around, and returned home by the same route that he took, ia starting from Iowa City. Iowa Citv's fiist screen door for I a store has been removed. It was in ft a her put in the Epeneter amusement hall 45 ears ago, about 1S75, and was never taken off until during the present improvements that teinient will be in Oakland cemetery. cemetery. Mrs. Kerf was born In Bohemia, and came to this country 60 ago. SuivMng are thr^e of her si\ children. l i . r husband passed Blbuj away 17 years ago, and two daughters and one son preceded her death, also. The survivors are: Mrs. Barlara Prybil, Iowa City; Joseph Kerf* of Iowa Citv; and John Kei f, of IMS Angeles, Calif. Mrs. Kerf was a woman ot excellent qualities, and a large circle of friends will tender sympa- f hy to the bereaved family. Rev. E. C. Brooks and family are removing from Tiffin to North English, bidding Iowa City and Johnson county goodbye as re i gretfully as many mends are saying goodbye to them. Rev. L. G. Rohrbaugh, university university pastor at Iowa City will be Mr. Charles Epeneter, the oldest' supply pastor at Tiffin the coming after- son of the departed pioneer owner, s i s making, at j Nlg ht schoolg ^ Iowa clty are to be instituted probably. Coun'y ! Supt. \V". N. Leeper will discuss the matter tonight at the court house, in lus office, with all who were care to be there at 7:30. The cele- law provides tor the opening of be present' such schools, if ten sign to attend even- Mr. Leeper has ten applicants al ready and maybe 15 more ambi- tious foreigners, or others who cannot attend school in the day time, because of their labor, may when the new enterprise is Le- instituted. M. L. Beaton, James L and C loyde Shellady are home from Minnesota, where they their vacation, and herd an interesting interview with Ar?"TM" ^'gus-eyed game wardens. The Iowa Cltv xnnrods "put on the party." It cost them $174 and some armament, armament, as reported in the dispatch- es from Aitkin last week Railway mail service clerks are badly needed by Uncle Sam. and he nrav get some good ones, as a result'of an examination conduct- l e d here Saturday by James Berrj and Daniel Barry, under the au- of the postoffice department Between 2D and 30 candidates 'want jobs. Results of the tests known and months, Mrs. Mary Kerf died Sunday Sept 18th, at 11:30 in the morning. She was 87 ears of age. The funeral will be held Tuesday ' afternoon, at 2, from the home of her daughter-in-law. Mrs. Anna Kerf. 113 E. Church St , Rev. Her- Bruechner will officiate. In- year. The aged Methodist clergyman has been pastor at Tiffin during the last two years. Mr. Brooks was formerly pastor | of the North. English Methodist church, and he BO endeared himself himself to that town's good people, that they have been urging him, when he shall hare quit the pastorate, pastorate, to make his home with them. In 1S70, his first year in the Conference, he led his church at Laramie City in a building enterprise, enterprise, that being the second Methodist Methodist church built in the then territory of Wyoming--ene being dedicated but a few weeks earlier, at Cheyenne. Pioneer Labors of Pastor The new colony of Greeley, Colo, was also included in his work that jear. and during Aug ust, 1870. he skirmished around among the cacti and sage-brush, and found 17 Methodists, whom he organized In^o a class. Thus, he secured the first church oigan ization in what is now Greeley. This year, he concludes his Istry by leading in the erection of one of the handsomest and most convenient country churches in Iowa This was built to replace replace the one destroyed by fire, in Februan, 1920 It cost about §14,000, all of -which has been collected and paid, save about §400. When the flames destrojed the eailier church and its nearby parsonage, Mr Brooks narrowly escaped burning to death For weeks he lay in the University hospital here. The departure of Mr Brooks takes from Johnson county a fine, old man, whom everybodv loved, regardless of sect or creed, and his highly-esteemed familj will al so be missed greatly. _ Good luck will be theirs in then- old new Iowa county home, if the wishes of fi lends are cijstallized info happiness. DUROC-JERSEYS SELL THURSDAY B B C F F I f

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  1. Iowa City Press-Citizen,
  2. 19 Sep 1921, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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