Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on May 18, 1939 · Page 1
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ESTHERVILLE The Friendly CSty in • Great Farming Section—Close to Iowa's Great Lakes. Historical Itept e«»ir Vindicator and Republican Emmet County's Own Newspaper—Published Every Tuesday and Thursday Make Me***. Wu». •art A4 <««tMa« VOLUME LXX ESTHERVILLE, EMMET COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY, MAY 18, 200 EXPECTED AT COWTY BflJmHET Church Conference Here Lutherans Next Week Many Congregations Will Attend Sessions Which Open Sunday Morning at Roosevelt Auditorium Some three years ago a group of pastors and evangelists representing five Lutheran Synods formed themselves into a committee with the purpose of furthering the cause of sound biblical evangelism. \ These ends have been resulted in a-Ttoid-winter conference in Minneapolis for three consecutive years. Last summer a conference wagjield, atJEagte. Qrss&Jpwa^in: August. "ThTs~will be continued this year on the dates of August 27, .Sept. 3. The conference of next week will be the first one in Estherville sponsored by this voluntary group but if the interest will be what is expected it may become an annual event. There are possibilities that-it may grow to\ large proportions, because - Estherville is a central point for many strong Lutheran communities. ' The conference' next week will open Sunday morning_ at- the Roosevelt school auditorium with divine services at 11:00 a. m. Rev. J. M. Halvorson of Minneapolis, traveling evangelist for the Lutb- , ern Free Church will be the preacher. The choir of "the Wallingford Lutheran church directed by Alfred Ness will sing. The speaker scheduled for the afternoon at 2:30 and the.evening at ^:00 is Rev. J. O. Gisselquist of Minneapolis, member of the Norwegian Lutheran church of America anil traveling as evangelist under the auspices of the Hauge Lutheran Inner Mission Federation. Prom Monday until .Friday all .sessions will be held at the city hall auditorium 10 to 11 a. m. will - be devoted to meditation, prayer and testimony, led by various laymen.The period 11 to 12 will.be devoted to studies in types, Bible characters and missions, Rev. Jos. Stump of Minneapolis, member of , the United Lutheran. Church and independent evangelist will share these periods with Rev. J. M. Girte member, of the United Danish .Lutheran church and a missionary to the Santals in India. Mr. Girte will also, speak at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday. . : The 2 o'clock 'afternoon session vnOe- be used by Sev. Gisselquist who wffl speak'in: tKe generic theme' Living the Christian Lffe.,7 At , S.p:&'ev«r7aay^UMn'«4n.^ evangelistic messages on the'genT eral theme^'T^ , C^anenge''bi/^Q» FORMER LOCAL RESIDENT DIES IN GERMANY Mrs. Chas. M. Martinsen receiv e9 word yesterday of the death of 'her father, Otto Hoffman, 80, who passed away April 23, at his home fin Wildbad, Germany. Mr. Hoffman went to Germany eighteen years ago. He had been •employed by C. R. I. & P. railway company for nearly thirty years before leaving here for Germany. Surviving besides his second wife and daughter Ruth in Germany are a daughter Mrs. Martinsen and a brother, Mr. Emil Hoffman of Estherville, also a son at Sac City and a daughter at Alliance, Neb. V.R, Saturday Poppy Day (.American. to Sell Flowers to Disabled Veterans Aid as Saturday is "Poppy Day" when in former years members of the American Legion Auxiliary will sell the little red flowers tnade by disabled veterans of the World War. Proceeds of the sale (go to the makers of the flowers and to the charitable undertakings of the local Auxfjjary unit. Mrs. R. R. Tillea and Mrs. C. Nichols are chairwomen of the drive which has the backing of local civic bodies. Girl members of the junior department of the American Legion Auxiliary will do the actual selling. Mayor Enters proclaims the day as. follows: WHEREAS in the World War of 1917-1918 the young men of Estherville gave their service to (£he defense of the United States in an exhalted spirit of patriotism and some were-called upon to sacrifice their lives in that service WHEREAS many others were called upon to sacrifice health and strength with resulting suffering and hardships to themselves and families which .continue on this day; WHEREAS the ntemory of these patriotic sacrifices should ever be kept fresh in the minds of patriotic citizens while fullest aid should be extended to those with­ in.the reach of human aid and whereon .the wearing of - memorial poppy both honors the dead and aids the disabled and dependents. THEREFORE, I, Fred Ehlers, mayor of the city of Esthervuie, do hereby proclaim Saturday,"] May-27, Poppy Day in the city ot Estherville and urge all citizens to observe the day by wearing American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Poppy. F. J. EHLERS, Mayor Spellers To Give Broadcast Eight Emmet County High School Winners to Be Heard Tomorrow at 4 p m. Over WOI .The.r/evt^ting^s^pcw^^S^ o'clock twill be _ given.,to_, evangelistic messagefMiy £*astori f Conra£, ' -(Continoed^Pat^Egnt) FLOYD PALMER GETS JUNIOR COLLEGE AWARD graduating; mare- naerf^a-member .of cW l>a.^ select Eight Emmet county spellers who ranked highest in a recent contest of high school pupils will go to Ames tomorrow (Friday) to broadcast over station WOI. Mrs. T. C. Mann will pronounce the words to the young folks who will be divided into two teams. First team is comprised of Margie Johnson, Armstrong; Ruth Maniece, Emmet Consolidated; Jean Rasmussen, Gruver; Virginia Hartman, Gruver. On the second team are Alice Handehmd, Dollt- ver; Helen Andreasen, Ringsted; Doris Saunders, Ringsted; Wanda Lilland, Emmet Consolidated. Vernon Anderson, superintendent of the Emmet Consolidated school and Mrs. Andrew Johnson will drive cars. All will be guests of Marie Sorum, county superintendent, at a 12:45 p. ra. luncheon at the Memorial Union. They will be taken on a tour of the campus at 1:40 p.m. by Prof. Earl Chapman. The broadcast starts at 4 p. m. V.R. EHLERS ATTEND MOTHER'S FUNERAL AT STORM LAKE Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ehlcrg arp at Storm Lr.ke today to attend the funeral of Mr. Ehler's mother, Mrs. F. J. Ehler's nr., who died suddenly Monday evening at her home in that city. Service* were held at 2 p. m. at the home and at 2:30 from the Lutheran church The deceased woman would have been 78 years old on Nov, 1. She is survived by her husband, one daughter Mrs. Leo Boethcher of Belvidere, S. D., and six *on.«, Henry of 'Newell. William of Faribault, Minn., Fred of Eatherville. George of Goodhue, Minn., John of Kendalvitlc, III., and Cart of Garland, Neb. V.R. Must Show Interest Future of Club Buildings Rests With Fanners and Business Men DeviceShows Violations Estherville Police Find Cars Average 29 Miles Per Hr. | In City Limits The police department took secret speed test Wednesday afternoon of the speed of cars on the outskirts of Estherville on Central avenue. The apparatus which registers the speed of cars is connected by two wires which are laid across the street a short distance a part. While the test was being made forty cars passed over the wires at an average speed of twenty- nine miles per hour. One car was traveling forty-six miles an hour. FOUR AND HALF MILES SNOW FREE ROAD ARE BUILT Road building equipment of Emmet county has been moved to Emmet township for the construction of a mile of "winter" road between sections 17 and IS west of the river. One and a half miles of this type of road was made the first, of the week ha Estherville township, a mile between sections 28 and 27 and* half mffa bstwean etiona «S and «L - „ jT , Prior to the SMtogBa- ton»4l*to^?f The agricultural committee of the Chamber of Commerce ami the 4-H club committee of Emmet county met with farmer* Ual night at the city hall to decide their next move toward the building of a 4-H club house on the old fair grounds, eaat of town, which the board of aupervisor* of the county will allot to them. It is anticipated that nothing further will be started, however, unless the farmers and buaine**, men as well as the general public of the county show enough interest and enthusiasm to warrant the fact that a club house ta wanted. To .Construct Three new buildings will have to be constructed to house the 142 baby beeves being fed now by 4-H club member*. There were 30 baby beeves in 1937. An increase this year of 60 litters over the 12 in 1937 in the market pig project will requite considerable show »*». Two of the three buildings, which w2i each be twenty-six feet by one hundred and twenty feet will house the baby beeves; the other the pigs. It is estimated that these three, •building* will cost 12^00. Improvements up to $8,000 will have .to be made later. Special CoaaaaitUe Members of the special building committee which were appointed at a previous meeting are Lawrence Jensen, George Robb, Wayne Vallie, Kenneth West, Mac Ellis, Jess DeVoss, M. A. Balkema, and John Greig. Mr. Greig is cfcatr- !wan of the agricultural committee of the Chamber of Commerce. Thia construction would solve the problem of the axpause of put- ing cp and tearing down taste-every your. Palo Alt© and DkUaaoa _ ,4.l'jH..r shritar teflgjmr ~ is Em 4-H Clubs Celebrate May 26 Annual Event Had Been Postponed From April To Be Held at Armstrong on Friday Evening, May 26 orm- Meter*" Approximately 200 Emmet county 4 -H txi>» and gtrta will ceiefcrat* on,Friday, May 2a In the way of a county banquet b»;iig hrld at. the Methodiat rhunrh at Arm atrong «t 7:15 o'clork. The Imr.- que* "rigtoaUy actiwtui*.! for April 10 wa* pompon**! <»n account of anow and had r»«<!> The theme of the it»r.>|n<-t w>!l be KEA. Table* will lie .Iwrntr.I w J th miniature highllne* an»< <•!•><-- trieal equipment and ar',i«-l«'« illustrating the hiatwy «»f litfV.-.nff Both hoys and girU rlut. i.a.l.-r- will be ree»gniie<l, and wvrml < II membera will receive rw<4Tnit»<iri« for nccorapli»hmcr>«» during the year. Toaaf Trvgran Toaatmaater, IJIhan TiremW; Pole*" Delmer DeVota; ''lji»e«" Virginia Voetinann; "Tran»fi ' Lester Rwaenherr; Verna MrKean. General rYrnrram and Xmunition: Lillian TsrevoM, rcunty 4 If girla president presiding; fnvnea- tion. Rev. J. S Hotrhing*; Gmup Singing. Mrs. T. C. Burton; Intrn- duction of Guett*. Lillian TireroW; Solo, "Four I>e«f (Tnver- 4 f>ar lene Logan; Reeocnlttori of Ciri* Committee and Leader*. Mr> K E. Logoe; ReeognitW>n of B«y« Committee and leader*, f* <' Bomtfckaen; Intrwiartion of i>ut.- sUnding 4 -fl Girla. lira. rv ,n»ld Pro, Home Agent. Introduction of Outataading 4 M Boys. M. A. Balkema, county area t; dub Pledge. Led by roomy 4-H girla and boya otTieera. Game* peried, 0. C. Bonnwk***!. Mrs. Harry Benson and committee from Rural Youth. Obtnmftteea making hanqW preparattona are aa follow*: Far­ oes, Emmet, EHaworth, lAncnln girls clubs. Invitatkma, Denmartt. 12 Mile Lake; PWe Carda, Kath errille and Center cluba; IWora- tiona. Emmet hoy» <rluh. Swan Lake boys and gfaris rluha. Room Committee: Ralph MiU«-'. chairman. Errin Lar^>mbrrt. Lawrence Evan*. Harvey l.utnlj. John Watts. Ru'-N Wichtern, Mavis Haahr, Mildred Shulu, <>r trade Smith. Evelyn lvewn; a-l viaor, Edwin HkKean Hosteaa Committee: Otad>-« I>« Voas. chm., Mavia I-aRu^. Mar jBi-ie ElVratnn, Ruth prrYu*'-". Delbert Ell I*. Ralph SUK**». Robert Nielsen, Mr. Frank llct- chinaxm, advJaor. Dinner . will be served by th~ ladks aid of the Armatroog Meth- Mr. and Xra, L, 1*. Bo4 »pborn toned today to tnair boo** in Oto MaJaasa, ]gn> Bedenhors. • «f titoirt* Hawy Loag, anrf MM^na EaaWrllU

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