The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan on October 12, 1939 · Page 5
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The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan · Page 5

Ludington, Michigan
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Thursday, October 12, 1939
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THURSDAY, OCT. 12,1939. THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. PAGE NORTH RIVERTON.—Beautiful in all its appointments was the 8 o'clock wedding service Saturday evening at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran church, uniting Miss Gehcvieve Gerbers, ..laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gerbers— Gerbers and Reinold Thurow, son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Thurow. The decorations in the church were in pastel shades and white wedding bells formed a canopy under which the bridal party mt before the chancel. Basket louquets of flowers tied with pastel shades and potted lants of harmonizing colors, to- ether with large potted ferns r ecorated the rostrum. The bride was lovely in a gown ';' white silk marquisette fash- ( ned in princess style with high • Dck and tiny pearl drop buttons ' 'osing the back from neck to the bridal party slowly walked to the vestibule, Miss Bedker playing the recessional wedding march from "Midsummer Night's Dream." The bride and groom stood in the vestibule, their attendants at either side, and received the best wishes of the ifriends and guests as they left the church. Following this a reception was held and a wedding supper served at parish hall adjoining the church. The hall was beautifully decorated in pink and white. Two long tables with the bridal table joining them on one end in the form of a "U" were daintily appointed in pink and white. Twin candelabra, holding pink and white nut baskets as favors, made attractive appointments. The bride's table, especially lovely, was centered by a four-tiered wedding cake decorated in pink and topped by a miniature bride and groom under a lacy arch. This was a gift from the bride's grandfather, Louis Englebrecht. Covers were placed for 85. Those seated at the bride's table were the .bride and groom, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gerbers, Mr. and Mrs. William Thurow, Mrs. Carl Thurow, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mr. and Mrs. Gus Rahn Have Golden Wedding aist line. Long sleeves with i Thurow, Mr. and Mrs. John ice inserts and a long flowing ,-ain also with lace inserts add' 1 to its beauty. She wore white '.itln sandals. A necklace of latched pearls completed the i isemble. The bridal veil was I white tulle in coronet style • id waist length. She carried ) i arm bouquet of white gladioli nd feverfew tied with white ulle. • Mrs. Leo Beaker, sister of the >ride, was matron of honor, her : ress being rose pink taffeta, .loor length, made with bolero ' icket and full skirt and trimmed 'ith narrow wine colored velvet 'ibbon. She wore wine colored = o .... . elvet slippers and matching uc-I worded telegram from Mr. and essork-s and carried an arm Mrs. William Goldschmidt of Motyka, Gerald and Carol Gerbers, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wilson and Rev. and Mi's. William Opitz. Rev. Opitz spoke the invocation and offered the toast. The dining room and arrangements for serving were in charge of Mrs. James Pleiness. Misses Eileen Mavis, Beatrice Kief and Nellie Mae Bedker, Mrs. Ella Paap and Mrs. Estell Brown had charge of the kitchen. Moving pictures were taken during the evening while the bride was cutting the wedding cake and during the viewing of the many lovely wedding gifts, among them being an especially NORTH RIVERTON.—Saturday was a day of great rejoicing at the Gus Rahn Sr. home when children, grandchildren, neighbors and friends gathered to celebrate Mr. and Mrs. Rahn's golden wedding anniversary. The program began with a 2 o'clock wedding dinner. The large spacious farm home was a bower of flowers in baskets and vases artistically arranged. Two ong tables joined centrally by a shorter table were beautifully decorated in white and gold. Tall white tapers dotted with gold stars, in twin candelabra were placed at intervals. The white table linen and napery were dotted with tiny gold stars and the three-tiered wedding cake, iced in white and covered with iced roses with gold leaves, was flanked on each side by tall twin tapers and urn vases of golden baby 'mums and lavender winter asters. Narrow gold crepe paper bands ran the length ol all three tables and gold crepe paper nut baskets with tiny gold bells and white place cards with the names written in gold ink marked each place. Favors were a tiny pair of golden slippers joined together, for each of the honorees' own children, a single ding festivities in Hinter Pom- ern, Germany, 50; years ago and were present at this joyous event were Mrs. Minnie Mavis, Mrs. Emma Bedker and William J. Thurow. Rahn. Song, "When You and I Were Young, Maggie"—Dorothy, Helen, Eleanor and Alice Rahn. A German selection was sung as an encore and repeated by the entire assembly, Rev. Opitz leading. Reading—Margaret Schmock. Violin solo—Max Rahn Jr. Reading, "Grandma's Glasses" —Robert and Donald Rahn. Piano solo—Vivian Burmeister. Song—Janet Rahn. A toast was proposed by Edwin Schmock, grandson, expressing the sentiment of all the grandchildren. Fred Burmeister, son- in-law, toasted the in-laws and William Rahn, son of the honorees, gave a toast for the sons and daughters. Rev. Opitz spoke of the great pleasure a golden wedding brings and the good example it is for young people who are living in a time of divorce evil. He concluded his remarks with a final blessing on the aged couple. Refreshments of ice cream, cake and coffee were served the reception guests at especially appointed tables. Mr. and Mrs. Rahn received a collective gift from their children and many remembrances from friends. Congratulations County Meeting Held by W. C. T. U. Meetings to ele.ct members to community committees, which will assist in the administration of the 1940 Agricultural Conservation program, will be held Friday evening, Oct. 13, at 8 p. m., according jto an announcement made this week by Loyal L. Bagley, chairman of the Mason County A. A. A. committee. "At these meetings, the three members and two alternates of the 1940 committee, and delegates to the county convention will be elected," the Mason county chairman said. Delegates from each of the communities in the county will meet Saturday ,Oct. 1.4, at Scottville and elect the County Triple A committee for 1940. Every interested farmer is urged to attend the meeting in Meetings are the following his township, scheduled at places: Amber township, Amber townhall; Branch-Custer, Custer Odd Fellows' hall; Eden, Eden townhall; Grant, Pelton's school; Freesoil, Freesoil town- hall; Logan, Locke school; Pere Marquette - Summit, S u 11 o n school; Riverton, Riverton townhall; Sheridan, Sheridan townhall; Sherman, Mills school and Victory, Victory townhall Relatives Arrange Birthday Surprise for Mrs. Reinoehl CUSTER.—Mrs. J. H. Reinoehl was happily surprised Sunday when a group of relatives came with well filled baskets to enjoy a birthday dinner with her, her birthday having been on Thursday. A delicious co-operative • dinner was served with a oretty decorated .birthday cake made by Mrs. William Saxton of Ludington being a feature. The afternoon was spent in visiting and social chat, Mrs. Reinoehl received several nice gifts, those present were the^ honor guest, Mrs. Reinoehl, Mr. Rei- noehl, son John, an4 daughter, Catherine, William Saxton St. J of Eden, Mr. and Mrs. O. J. • Saxton of Rlverton, Mr. ana • ", Mrs. William Saxton, daughter:,' 4 Virginia, and sons, Waynejand xf ;, Billy, Mr. and Mrs. Bytoft -< Coriklin and son, Billie, Mr. * • and Mrs. Edwin Moline and.,,, daughter, Nancy, and son, Rog- , er, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Quinn, • sons, John 'Jr." and Mickfe, all " of Ludington and Mrs. Mabel McKenzie of Custer. Freesnii Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Tubbs were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Hallburg of Scottville. Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Tobey were Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Bagley and family of Sherman. golden slipper for their in-laws' and best wishes were extended and a white slipper with a tiny them at the close of the after- gold auquet of white and pink car- utioii.s tied with blue tulle. Her iead dress was a half wreath of irge white Marguerites. Is Maid of Honor Mrs. Harold Wilson, friend of .he bride, was maid of honor. Milwaukee, who were unable to be present. Out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Orin Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wilson, all of Shelby; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Yeager of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Her gown was of blue taffeta Walter Thurow of Fairview. ;vith tight bodice with black velvet ribbon trim. With it she jvore silver sandals and match- g accessories. Her arm bou- iuet was of white and pink carnations tied with pink tulle and about her head was a half wreath of large white silk . The bride's mother wore a j dress o[ navy blue silk crepe | with matching accessories and : Mrs. Thurow, mother of the i groom, chose a gown of lavender Are Popular Mr. and Mrs. Thurow were both born in Riverton and are popular in the community. Mrs. Thurow attended Center Riverton school and graduated from Ludington high school in the class of 1934 and from Alba Academy of Beauty Culture in Grand Rapids in 1937. During the past year Mrs. Thurow has been employed at lin's Beauty Shoppe. Shelby. Mi-. Thurow attended East taffeta with matching acces- I Riverton school and is a well series. Both wore corsages of button 'mums and rosebuds. The men attendants were Leo known young man in the community, having been in the state conservation employ for some Bedker. brother-in-law of the } time. He is also known for his bride and Carl Thurow, brother > interest in pedigreed dairy stock of the groom. They wore con- j and association with 4-H dairy club endeavors. eethlehem LoWreran charch and' active in the Walther league. They have the sincerest best wishes of the entire community :h'e groom. Both wore silk ! for a happy future. ises of pastel shades with Following a week's honeymoon, and large they will be at home to their friends on the groom's farm in ventional dark business suits and boutonnicres of white carnation*. - * -• The flower girls were little Kay Beth Woverink. cousin of the bride, and Edith Thurow. niece of the dresses matching accessories and large ribbon bows in their hair. Each . carried a basket of white glad- i East Riverton. ioli, baby breath and lavender I asters. Miss Nellie Mae Bedker at the organ played "Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin as the party entered. The flower girls preceded the bridesmaid, who was followed by the matron of honor and lastly 'the bride came to the chancel and were met by the man and groom. After they were seated a duet, "With My Savior Through tne Shadows I Will Follow" was sung by Mrs. Norman Gerbers and Mrs. James Pleiness, accompanied by Miss Bedker. Rev. William Opitz addressed the bride and groom, choosing to speak from the . psalmist's words, "Except the Lord build the house, they build in vain," admonishing them to build their new life together with three pillars, "Faith, Hope and Charity." Both are devout members of bird perched on the edge, for each grandchild. Covers were placed for 44 including the honorees, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Rahn Sr., their children, Mr. and Mrs. Max Rahn, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rahn, Mr. and Mrs. William Rahn, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Rahn, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Rahn Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Schmock and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burmeister; their 19 grandchildren, Beverly, Janet, Allen, Robert, Loren, Donald, Karen, Max Jr., Sharon^ Dorothy, Helen, Alice, Eleanore and Ruth Ann Rahn, Vivian and Bruce Burmeister and Edwin, Billie and Margaret Schmock; Mrs. Minnie Mavis and Mrs. Emma Bedker, sisters of Mrs. Rahn; Rev. and Mrs. William Opilz, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Groth of Victory. Mrs. Henry Groth of Ludington, sister of Mrs. Rahn, and her family were unablo to attend. The sumptuous five-course dinner was capably supervised by Mrs. Frank Suschel and served by the Misses Mildred and Gladys Laude, Eileen Mavis and Donna Wicklund. The waitresses wore white scalloped aprons with gold star trimming and gold crepe bows in their hair. Rev. Opitz spoke the invocation. Following dinner a reception was held when 30 persons in- ! eluding close neighbors, relatives and the older members Of Bethlehem Lutheran church spent a .pleasant afternoon - .with-: -the noon by the departing guests while Mrs. Otto Rahn softly sung "The End of a Perfect Day," playing her own accompaniment on the piano. Gust Rahn and Miss Augusta Lux frew up together in Hinter Pomern, Germany. On Oct. 4, 1889, their marriage was solemnized in Buda Evangelical Lutheran church. Rev. L. Shultz officiating. In November of that same year they sailed for America, coming directly to Ludington where they joined Mr. Rahn'; sister, Mrs. Henry Groth, sharing her home until they became established. On June 6, 1898 they moved to their present farm home in East Riverton. Here they have lived the past 41 years enduring the first hard years of the pioneer. Ten children, six sons, Max William, Otto, Carl, Fred and Gus Jr. and four daughters, Olga Hattie, Minnie and Elsie, came to bless their union. With th exception of Olga who died h infancy all grew up to man an womanhood h o r et, Tragedy touched their lives in the suddei death of their son, Fred, member of the U. S. Marines during the World war and the death of their loved daughter, Minnie, a few years ago. Devout and active members of Bethlehem Lutheran church since coming here, Mr. and Mrs. Rahn have a record of peaceful living, never having had a trouble honorees. A program of recitations and "nstrumental numbers was en- oyed during this time. Numbers ncluded: Recitation, "Down to Grandma's"—Loran and Allen Rahn. Guitar selection — Donald Plays Recessional After the vows were spoken Buck School Several from here attended the auction sale at the John Eppinger farm last Wednesday. The baseball team from Reed school was defeated by the Buck school team when they played at the local grounds last week. Schaner Bros. of Weare threshed beans for F. Bickford, C. Westbrook and A. Poe last week. Fair yields and a good quality of beans are reported. Many farmers are having difficulty in drying their beans so threshing can fie done. Potato fields are yielding well and the crop Is of fine qual- I ity. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Munson entertained relatives from Grand with arty* nteighbtfrr' Th'ey a'rb" spending their last years in contentment, enjoying all the comforts they so richly deserve, surrounded by the love of their children and grandchildren, many of whom live close. Those who enjoyed the wed- -'li ORDER this *' R/apids Sunday. THE MAN WHO SAID "It's A Cold Cruel World! 1 V I. £ 5- F Never Burned GRENADIER COAL v a li r a o 81 Q' d I. e GRENADIER COAL HAS BEEN THE UNANI- MOUS CHOICE OF COUNTLESS, LUDINGTON' FAMILIES FOR YEARS. IT QIVE$ MAXIMUM HEAT AT MINIMUM EXPENSE! Dan Soli and Co. PHONE South end of Washington Ave. bridge. PHONE 721 "Once Coaled by us—Never Cold Again" 721 A Californian wouldn't think of eating Florida oranges. On the same basis, Michigan housewives are requested to use Michigan Made Beet Sugar. It has no superior—is unsurpassed in quality. It is raised and refined by Michigan farmers and wage earners who depend on you for support. Michigan Made Beet Stigar is ideal for every sweetening purpose. Stand by Michigan! The Department of Agriculture of the State of Michigan says: "The difference between cane and beet sugar is purely a figment of the mindl" Every 100 pound bag of foreign refined sugar bought in Michigan means that one American worker loses a day's work! Buy Michigdn Made Beet Sugar and this cannot happen! Be specific. Get Michigan Made Beet Sugar. Demand it. Take no other. QUALITY GUARANTEED in the following brands: GREAT LAKES RED ARROW PIONEER HOUSEWIFE'S FAVORITE BIG CHIEF Available in S Ib., 10 Ib., 25 Ib., and 100 Ib. Backs. ' " : For sale ut all srocera. FARMERS AND MANUFACTURERS BEET SUGAR ASSOCIATION, SACINAW, MICHIGAN A GOOD STEER ON TENDER, TASTY BEEF.. Planning a roast tonight? ..A tender juicy steak? ..Come to your A&P market! Let our expert butchers prepare just the cut you prefer. Buy with confidence! For every cut of A&P meat Is GUARANTEED! A&P meats are chosen from Government Inspected selections . . . kept at controlled temperature right up to the moment you buy . . . expertly cut and trimmed for you by our master butchers, to insure fine full flavor! Whafs more, because we buy direct, they're thrifty, too! Tonight, serve A&P guaranteed meat! SAVE! MONEY! Copyright, 1939, A*P O*. 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