The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan on October 20, 1939 · Page 5
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FRIDAY, OCT. 20. 1939. THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. PAGE FIVE SCOTTVILLE News From Mason County's Second Largest City, Agricultural and Dairying Center MRS. FRANK BARCLAY, Correspondent (Telephone: Office, No. 1; Horn* 126-F-14.) First Typist—First Typewriter Newlyweds Return Plan to Resume Home after Trip Church Pro ^ ram Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller returned Wednesday evening from a few days' wedding trip spent in Woodland and other points in Michigan. The marriage of Sylvia A. Knowles and Robert Miller took place Saturday. Oct. 14, at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, with Rev. R. R. King reading the service. They were attended by Vera Miller, sister of the groom and Willard Knowles, brother of the bride. For her wedding gown Mrs. Miller had chosen a pink taf- fi-tu and satin gown with silver slippers and accessories to harmonize. She wore a corsage of pink flowers. Her attendant wore a dark shade of pink taffeta with white slippers, i ; Following the wedding a dinner was served at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mr.s. L. T. Knowles, where pink Junior church at the Methodist Episcopal church, which was discontinued in the summer, will be resumed this Sunday, at the usual hour, 11 a. m. Mrs. Elon Morton will have charge of the Junior church this winter. All children are invited to attend. New Auto Store Opens on Oct. 28 The We.steni Tire Auto store located in the former Peoples' State bank building will be open for business Saturday, the grand opening date being set for Oct. 28. TO SHOW SLIDES Congregation of the Grace Evangelical church will enjoy a rare treat Sunday evening at the 8 p. m. service when the Rev. Erne Taylor will show slide pictures of missionary notes and drafts. Business training is the introductory course in our commercial department. We have already given careful attention to the 'proper method of writing checks and are now learning to reconcile with bank statements, the balances we show in the check stubs. There are 43 members in this introductory class indicative of a large increase in tommercial students in the coming years. Pioneer Sketches Of Mason County In a world that abounds with typists wo rarely, if ever, wonder what the first was like. Here she is, Mrs. Charles Fortier, of Milwaukee, daughter of C. Latham Sholes, the man who invented the typewriter. Mrs. Fortier is shown with her first machine as guest of the New York league of business and professional women at their celebration of 100 years of women's progress. and white were used in" the I work in Africa. His collection decorations ancl autumn leaves | is said to be a very interesting to complete the decora- one used to complete the decoration in (,he house. Guests' at the wedding dinner included members of the Frank Miller family ancl of the L. T. Knowles family ancl Mr. and Mrs. Francis Tallcmist. During the afternoon the bride and groom left on their honeymoon trip. For her traveling dress Mr.s. Miller chose a dark blue crepe chiffon. They returned Wednesday and will go to housekeeping at once on the former Charles Eppard farm in Eden township. Both Mr. and Mrs. Miller have grown up in Mason county. The bride is the daughter of Mr. ancl Mr.s. L. T. Knowles of South Custer and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller of South Custcr. Both ure graduates of Scott- I ville high .school and have a I ho.st ol friends who extend ' congratulations. , Facility of School ! Guests at Dinner Members of the high .school • faculty wen- entertained at. a; chicken dinner at the Bob Becl-j ker home in Riverton Wedncs-1 day evening. A very delicious| dinner was ,-erved and ^all^en- : Joyed a delightful time. "Attend-"] ln« were the Misses Iviaxine Gull- j oway and Marian Ranger. Arnold j C.iri.son, M. II. Fouracrc, II i Hansen. John DcIIorn, Dick Murcas. J. C Tanner and M Stilr.s. Scotlvillc Locals Mr.s. Roy Nel.son, -who Ls a patient at the Paulina Stearns hospital following, a major operation, is doing nicely. The Nels Carlson family have recently moved from Fresoil. Route 1, north of Scottville to the former Olowach farm jusi north of Amber Station. . „ , , r , , Mr and Mrs T M V Tov re- Fred Knowles and iVll . UI1U i\ll «T. J . t)*-ly OUA I( -l-D«*-iflrnr t)l o i-l-i 1-^11 t-n • ceived word Thursday of the lBcntle> - Plajhou.se. birth Wednesday of a daughter to Dr. ancl Mr.s. L. W. Elder. The baby has been named Lucia Williams Elder, and mother and baby are at Overlook hospital, Summit. New Jersey. Plans are completed for the annual chicken dinner .sponsored by the St. Helena society of St. Jerome'.s church. The' dinner will bo .served Sunday. Oct. 22. at Community hall, serving to begin at noon. The public is cordially invited to attend. Scottville School News KINDERGARTEN The new room helpers chos- k are: Closet doors; ind Roger Harvey. Paints: Larry Wils'on. Beads blocks: Bobby Raspotnik yuA '9p- Kenita Doreen hearing the story of Pigs, the children it out and so that everyone would get a turn it was gone through again. The children were surprised SCOTTVILLE around on morning. "Happy Birthday" vas for Kenita Bentley last She was five Oct. '9. Many children have absent on account of there were only present. sung- week. come a member of their class. Dolores has transferred from Lincoln River school. Room duties are being done I this week by the following people: Boards, Wayne B'evans; 'erasers, Zema Blundell; plants, 'Buddy Martin. ^ FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADE The following children have jroom duties this week: Lowell Hankwitz, Gordon Stockhill, ! Dora Jean Friese, Donald Meri rill, Victoria Niemiec and Dorothy Herreman. | The exhibit table is covered i with features -brought in since • hunting season began. We have I a phonograph and several rec- jords from the kindergarten Among the names recently found eligible for the honorary membership list of Mason County's Historical society is that of Mrs. Julia Genson, widow of the DEPARTMENT laie Samuel Genson. The latter came to the county with his parents in 1864. Mrs. Genson was born in Hull's Prairie, O., on March 20, 1861, and came here in 1881. She married Mr. Genson at the home of the late James Barnes in August of the same year. Mr. Genson's parents had homesteaded 160 acres on the northeast corner of what is now Sugar Grove cemetery and here the young couple tooK up their home. They were needed there as health and eyesight had failed the parents. The Sugar Grove school land and the cemetery acreage were both given to the township by the original owner. As a pioneer housewife Mrs. Julia Genson made soft soap Friday the 24 Tin- leaves been SIXTH AND colds. in history 14 of ; ,students are studying about i George Washington. We told SEVENTH GRADE the Sixth grade VISI Interesting Day Planned by Club The Scottville Literary club will meet, at 3:15 p. m. Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. M:LX Jenks when the group will go for a tour of the Star Watch Case Co. of Ludington. Following the tour all will enjoy dinner at the Stearns hotel Any members not planning to go are asked lo notify Mrs. Jack Mac-Arthur or Mrs. R. C. Orth who are arranging reservations. 'Christian Parents' Subject of Sermon •rs CATHOLIC MISSIONS (Kcv. Gordon Grunt, rector) Hiverton: Mas.s-~8:30 a. m. Scottville: "Mass 10:30 a. : METHODIST (Rev. R. K. King, minister) Sunday .school lo a. in. Junior church - 11 a. in. Morning worship -H a. m. Kpworth League—0:30 a. m. GRACE EVANGELICAL (Itcv. !•;. F. Khoath-s, minister) Sunday .school—10 a. m. Morning worship—11 a. m. Young People's service—7:lf> p. m. Evening service—8 p. m. Slides on missionary work in Africa shown by Rev. Erne Taylor. Prayer service -Wednesday 8 p. m. children waxed colored j ; stories that we "knew about him and intend to do more, (and read others from books. The Sixth graders are studying about Marco Polo for geography. In arithmetic the Seventh i the has begun to study FIRST GRADE The first graders are making ~~ i individual "Week" books, from •IN" | free-hand drawings of what mot her does on each day. We AGRICULTURE Soil types and milk testing are the two ideas that have been foremost in the minds of the agricultural studjgnts at Scottville high school during the last two weeks. Last week the boys studied the soil types on their farms. The first step was the making of a soil-type map of the farm, after which each of the most important soil types on the farm were studied individually, in connection with this work a field trip was taken Thursday by the 10th grade class to the Hansen farm iy 2 miles north of Scottville, to study the Nester loam and. the Munuscong sandy loom on that farm. Representative samples were taken of each soil so that they might be analyzed in the laboratory at a later date. The week before, Mr. Burrell Lydic, milk-tester for the Mason -Oceana Dairy Herd Improvement association, was the guest of the agricultural classes. His purpose in visiting the . . class was to present a demon- i working-, stration on official milk testing foreman and to tell the class about his ™°" work in the association. The pupils and teacher agreed that his lectures were both interesting and educational. This visit was in accordance with the activities being undertaken by both agricultural classes at that time. Mr. Lydic's demonstrations were preceded by demonstrations and studies of milk testing during the early part of the week. Out of the day's discussion there came a suggestion that the students organize a periodical testing- of cows on their farms, the testing to be done m class. This undertaking- would be for the mutual benefit of the community as well as the individual. Mr. Lydic suggested that possibly a Junior Dairy Herd Improvement association might be formed by the boys to parallel the activities of the adult association tor which he works. The only difference would be that the boys would do their own testing, weighing and figuring- of rations instead of having an official milk tester do it The milk testing work is continuing- now and the boys are beginning work on soil acidity and the use of lime at present time. from meat scraps and lye bleached from hardwood ashes. She made apple butter in a huge brass kettle, still in existence. Since there was no well on the farm water had to be carried from a nearby spring. The family laundry was carried to a creek when the weather permitted. The water was heated in a big cauldron kettle and the clothes scrubbed one by one on a washboard, then boiled in the kettle. Two children were born on the farm. They are Mrs. May Olson of Minneapolis, Minn., and Warren Genson of Ludington. Kindly and helpful in her dis- j position, Mrs. Genson responded to every call and they were many, in aiding those early settlers both in sickness and death. In her capacity as neighborhood nurse she brought many babies into the W9rld without a doctor's aid, sometimes two generations of the same family. Mi's. Gen.son knitted, socks and mittens, crochetted lace, spun yarn, pieced quilts and gathered wild fruit. The fruit i f icers were elected by the I members of the class: Gen- ieral superintendent, Ivan An- 'derson; publicity manager, Cor- iliss Kortge; safety engineer, Frank Claveau; shop foreman for drawing, Howard Rohrmos- er; shop foreman for wood- Frank Bailey; shop for metal, Guy Huffman. A period of six weeks constitutes a term in office. After the first six weeks of service of each school term, all of the above named officers will again be elected in an open meeting during a regular meeting of the class. , CORLISS KORTGE, Publicity Manager. SENIOR CLASS The Senior class is starting early to raise money for their trip next spring. They have several money making ideas, one which is now being used, that is each class member was given a box of Christmas cards to sell. Other money making ideas are selling candy, sponsoring a movie, and sandwich salej. STUDENT COUNCIL Student Council member at large will be elected by the student body on Friday. At a meeting this afternoon the members of the Student Council decided to have an all-high school hard times party on vJCt. ol. in jugs and jars. She was one of the few fortunate pioneers to own a sewing machine and many children went to school clothed in garments made by her nimble fingers. One exciting experience which , was a credit to her courage came j when she decided to shoot a bear I which was attempting to invade the Genson garden. Stationing her oider daughter, May, in a safe place to watch the bear's movements, Mrs. Genson hurried to the house to load Mr. Genson's muzzle loading rifle, a task that required time. Mrs. Bruin and two cubs bered into the garden and May screamed, "Here she comes, Mai Here she comes!" This sent the bears scampering as effectively as a shot. If Mrs. Genson had shot and only wounded the beat the family wonders what miglft have happened. While Mrs. Genson's health is far from good she is spry and active enough to assist m the housework of her son with whom she lives. She is still interested in quilt making and fancy work and last year exhibited a hand crocheted bedspread which took first prize at the Western Michigan fair. Always interested in civic betterment and community Christianity, she was for many years a Sunday school superintendent and teacher. She was president of the "Willing Workers" Aid society which flourished for many years at Sugar Grove. Except for a short residence in Huntsville, Ala., and in Lake county, Mrs. Genson has spent nearly 58 years in this county. Freesoii Friends will be pleased to learn that Mrs. Homer Coon, of Detroit, formerly Bernice Howell of Freesoii was honoree at a recent shower given by Mrs. George Moore, her sister-in-law, also a former Freesoii resident. Mr. and Mrs. Clare Tubba visited relatives in Grand Rapids Sunday. Bernard Tubbs, who came from Lansing to spend the week-end at his home here, returned with them. STAR H^r ** ***(Hb^» SCOTTVILLE SATURDAY ONLY DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM THE JONESES STRIKE IT RICH! ..AND MAKE THE WILD WEST WILDER! went to the gym last We have traced pretty autumn leaves to decorate our room. We hope to wax .some very soon. In language we have been FREE METHODIST (Rev. Ray Culkins, minister) Sunday school—10 a. m. Morning worship—11 a. m. Evening service 7:30 p. m. Prayer meeting—Thursday telling stories about animals since we are still working on our A, B, C, animal book. The two reading classes have chosen names for their classes. One is the "Silver Class" and the other "Black Beauty Class." Those receiving stars every { day last week were: Theresa jWeippert, Marilyn Listing, Bob- atlby Leonard and Catherine iBriggs. Because of this, they I are permit.ed special favors this week. We have discussed room duties ancl nearly every first grader has a room duty to perform. ancl an Indian girl. This story contained several health rules. The princess wore the clothing of the Navaho Indian. She i explained the meaning of the on her queer string of 'ads and those on her belt. Visitors during the past week MANUAL ARTS Hello folks! The "Handy Chiselers" are back again for members Some of our old have left us but we also new members entering our class. This year we have 19 members in the morning class and 11 members in the afternoon class. We are going to use the pu- •pil-personnell plan and organ- i n °w a short day. poems program for ancl Durham is a Sixth grade. Jones school new She in at 18 p. in. is cordial- these scr- The subject of the sermon at the 10:30 o'clock Mass at St. Jerome's Catholic church this Sunday, Oct. 22, will be: "Christian Parents." In this sermon the Rev. Gordon Grant will .describe the qualities that should distinguish Christian lathers and mothers, The general public ly invited to attend vices. To Repeat Lesson for New Members The first lesson of the year, the lesson on "Color," will be repeated next week by the leaders of the Extension club for the benefit of new members. It will be given at 7:30 p. m. Wednesday evening, Oct. 25, at Community: hall. All new member are forged to be present and any /one desiring to take the courses this winter will be welcomed. 2 p. m. Preaching .service—3 p. m. Prayer service—Wednesday 8 p. m. Mrs. Earl Olmstead Hostess to Club SUMMIT.—The Center Summit extension club held its first meeting of the year at the home of Mrs. Earl Olmstead on the evening of Oct. 11. with nine members present. The lesson on "Color the Master Key to Beauty" wius presented by Erma Olm- .-•itead and Grace Hawley, club leaders. Later in the evening Mrs. Olmstead treated with popcorn and apples ancl Mrs. Hawley treated with grapes. The next meeting will be held with Mrs. Mary Broder. This meeting is to be'an all-day meeting with potluck dinner, Nov. 8. The lesson will be "Fashions in Bed Spreads." All members are asked to come. SECOND AND The second and room has taken on e'en aspect with ii GRADE third grade the Hallow- We had Columbus jof stories tions. Dorothy pupil in the came from Amber. ' j COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT j The commercial department got off to a good start this I year in the new room in the I west wing of the school. This the all room adjoins Iso that now are «° th typing room commercial in one lasses at Much has been said of the pupil-personnel plan and it has been tried out in several systems. The class will be governed directly by members of the class, working under the direction of the instructor. The following of- BAND, CHORUS, ORCHESTRA (Plans are rapidly taking (shape for a concert which is i to be presented sometime in November. The concert will feature both the chorus of 80 voices and the band of 45 members. The program promises to be well voiced and en..^^ tertaining. The band and have chorus, under the baton of Mr. Styles, will present such numbers as the overture, "Princess of India," march, "God Bless America" and negro spiritual "Deep River." Total enrollment of students taking music, numbers JED SF8IHO BVIKSTOS : KEM BOWEU &0R6B JUW CA81SOH —Added— THE PATH OF DOOM ol thm girat action epic OVERUND.WlTHK!J_CARSOriL* *A COLUMilA\ r CHAP1II HAT close to 150. There are 85 in chorus, 45 in the senior band, 30 in the junior band and 30 in the orchestra. New mem- 'bers this week are Phillip Schwass, Patty Reader,' Alex Andersen Jr., and Ardath Slagle. —Also Cartoon & Traveltalk— Shows 6:45-9:15. Admission 25c-10c MATINEE SATURDAY 2:00 p. m. Children 5c-Adults 15c Last Times Tonight—Double Feature Program "Dancing Co-Ed" With Artie Shaw £ Orchestra and Lana Turner —Added— Colored Cartoon and Chapter No. 5 Overland With Kit Carson Serial Shows 6:45-9:15. Admission 25c-10c •/N^NXXXV^%^W^»XW*N^^^ l *rf 1 ^^»^X^*^NyN^N^Xy^ Coming Sunday-Monday-Tuesday Spencecr Tracy in "STANLEY & LIVINGSTONE" Matinee Sunday 2:30 p. m. "Swing It Professor" With "Pinky Tomlin" ANNOUNCING 3 NEW STUDEBAKERS •5 1 * 1 * .;. *.'..;.,{.,;..;. „;,,;, f j, # .;< ,j..;,,;,.;..«..;..;,.;. *.,«..;«.;<.;..;.,;«,•«,;...., Order Your Coal Now Before Winter Sets In Marnc Lump, Furnace and Range. Also Pocono Lump. Loading Livestock Every Tuesday. - CATTLE - CALVES - HOGS Call us before you sell. Mason County Co-Operative Inc. their own ideas. Some very clever and unusual pictures were the results. These pictures have been used to decorate the bulletin board. A Hallowe'en sketch on the blackboard was done by Janet Lattin and Eldonna Hlssong. Several children enjoyed hikes through the woods over the week-end. The\e hikes resulted in some hazel nuts to add to pur nut collection, also some Michigan holly. The third graders are glad to have Delores Graham be- shall soon learn the control of the number keys and then begin a drive for more speed. It appears that there will be some speedy writers in this year's group. j Business principles is a class ! that combines the study of 1 commercial arithmetic and I business law and economics. i We are studying money prob- I lems and various substitutes ! for money. In connection with this material we are discussing the Negotiable Instruments law that governs the use of all, Phone 34 Scottville. Saturday Night ANEW "A NEW: WILL CONTINUE AS USUAL. FOUNTAIN BUSINESS MEN'S ASSOCIATION Fountain Illustrated: Commander Coupe, Champion Club Sedan, President Cruising Sedan of 1940! The line that's ahead in new lower prices . . . new eye appeal, new roomy comfort, solid safety and long-lived economy! S TUDEBAKER follows up its record- breaking sales of 1939 models by offering you three remarkable, new, sure-shot success cars for 1940! A new Studebaker President!... A new Studebaker Commander! ... A new and finer Studebaker Champion! Even in the very low-priced Champion, you pay nothing extra for Studebaker's sealed-beam head lamps, steering wheel gear shift, planar independent suspension, non-slam rotary door latches, front-compartment hood lock. Drive a new President, Commander or Champion—now! See why Studebaker is the head-line of 1940. Use your present car as part payment on a new Studebaker; easy C. I. T. terms. BALTZER'S SALES CO.—TEL. 235 Cars on Display and Service at Bertr am & Cross Garage — 403 S. Wellington.

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