Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on November 1, 1941 · Page 9
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November 1, 1941 STERLING DAILY GAZETTE, STERLING, ILLINOIS Page Nine News of Whiteside, Carroll, Ogle, Lee, Bureau and Henry Counties ERIE NEWS Mr*. Phens 1S8 Newton Community Club Meets Thursday With Mrs. Fred Slocum Mr? Frrd Slocum w n» !••><- «-- r to h* Newton Community r'r.ib Thursday afternoon when IT mernhns were pre.«ent and two -. >!'or-> Mr*. Elmer Hofmenter of Spr;r,£ H;i! and Mr* Elna Swamon of Proptw- town. Thf preside:!' M;< Far! k Grorkrr, presided. Thr roll call 'which was "Thr ad\an:a»:' % > "'. disadvantages of rural llfr" rr.adr ft very Interesting part o{ thr rro- fram. The result was decidedly In favor of the advantacrs. Mrs. Hofmeislti. who is I aimer |fleMwoman of Whlte.side county. •poke on "Food for Defense" and 'The National Farm Program." The committee in charge, of the entertainment, Mrs. Etui Crocker. Miss Hattie McCarl and Mrs. Kenneth Flnnicum. conducted a contest, the ) Winner of which was Mrs. Harris Blai'inaker. An Intellectual quiz was followed by a period of social conversation which concluded with refreshments served by Mrs. Dubert 1HU. Mrs. Harry Eddy. Mrs. Harry .Clark, Mrs. Tom Finnicum. Mrs. 'Ray Ewers and Mrs. Robert Fln- nicum. Entertain Guests ,At Hallowe'en Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Everett Barkman and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Barkman and their families of near Erie entertained at a three course dinner ( »nd Hallowe'en party at the Everett 'Barkman home Friday evening. The Hallowe'en colors and symbols were attractively combined In the decorations of the tables and rooms. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hawk and family, Mr. and Mrs | Kenneth Burns and son. Mr. and tin. Arthur Scott and daughter. Mr. '«hd Mrs. LeRoy Graham and son. Mr. and Mrs. Kmmett Burns and family and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Feas- tat and family all of Fenton town- and Miss Mary Jane Possley of To Attend Diamond Jubilee of Church -lira. Henry Possley plans to leave .Monday for Chicago where &he w be joined by her sister, sister Ama- bltia of Cicero, on a trip to Charles- burf . Wls., to vWt their father, Mar- -ttd-Oebhvdt, and their two broth- 9 *Ti and two slaters for a week. On Tuesday they will attend the diamond jubilee of St. Charles Catholic church. This will be of partlc- 'tilar Interest to Mrs. Possley as she •nd Tier seven brothers and sisters ««• all baptized and confirmed in that church and all except one o! them were married In the church. 21 1 Acre Farm Sold -'-•• The 311 acre farm In Fenton |~township formerly known as the ' Bert Thompson farm has been pur- thaeed from the Fidelity Life com lty of Fulton by Harry .Clark, who KttdM on the 8. C. Given farm. '.The present tenants of the farm, ttw Martin Rose family will move ) |o a farm in Carroll county in the •print and the Clark family will ' then take possession of their new Move into New Home Mr. and Mrs. Gerald SidJinger, 'Who moved this week into their new •kerne, are the first of the several families, who are building new 'kernel in Erie to occupy the home The house which is built on a lot L «djoining the home of his parents M by 34 feet In size contains lour rooms and a bath. It is paint- ad white, has blue shutters and a kluf roof. Kord Klub at Dixon 14>«. M. B. Kenwood, a former , ««mber of the Kill Kare Kard Klub. janieetalned the club at her home fei. Qixon Friday afternoon. Mrs. Clifford Klendworth won the high gore at the three table* of "500. Th*-«*cond high acore was won by Mre. Will Luning and the traveling Kirkiand and Mrs. Charles Ylthrow were substitute*, Brotherhood Dinner 'for, K. Musk of Fulton wUJ be the, fUMt epeaker at the dinner meeting 6f the Erie Community Brotherhood «t the Baptist church Tuesday eve- Nov. 4. In order that all be given an opportunity to '•toad the evangelistic meetings'at the Brie Christian church the din- S will be served at • o'clock and Meeting will ctaat at 7:30. :>j. Bridge Hostess ""tin. M Backer entertained her krldje club Friday afternoon. The Bfarh eeore winner at the three ta- We of cards wa» Mrs. Earl Scott. Mre,'K. L. Franci* won the second Mfh honors and Mrs. Howard Eddy the traveling prite. Mre. R. W. was a «uhtUtut«. • Junior Class The Junior clas* of the Erie Community high school will pr«l«ant the three-act melodramtlc farce. "Laughing Gas." under the direction of Mias Hazel Payne at the ~ -achao) auditorium. Friday evc- Nov. Tat i o'clock, frtetc of the first of the week dtdnl affect violet* as d Pojsley reports picking a of them i& the Vood* near; fWMilly, Officers in Command of Bendix Air Plant Col. Roy M. Jones. United States air corps* <left>. and Maj. Peler • Beasley'(center^, with Tony Grlmaldl. CIO representative, as Col. Jones took over the Air Associates plant at Bendix. N. J. Attendance Report At Burke School; Party for Pupils Miss Valrrla Possley. teacher of the Burke school, reports the perfect attendance for September and October as follows: Jim and Jack Willis, Evelyn. Shirley. Chester and Lila Lee Van Damme. Donald Hamilton. .Dorothy and Phyllis Jacobs and Larry Beal. Donald and Marvin Ewert were perfect In attendance for October. Donald Hamilton and Shirley Van Damme received grades of over 90 in the bimonthly examination and the grades of Donald Ewert and Jim Willis were over 84 per cent. A Hallowe'en party was enjoyed at the Burke school during the hour of M-hool Friday afternoon by the pupll.s and teacher. Valeria Possley of Erie. Jack Willis was the winner at pinning a tall on a- black cat while blindfolded. A game of fortune.s was also enjoyed. The party closed with a treat from the teacher. Mrs. Charles Brown Is Hostess Thursday to Off icers of 0. E. S.' Mrs. Charles Brown entertained 11 ladles at a 1 o'clock dessert luncheon Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Brown is conductress In the Erie chapter of Eastern Star and the guests, with the exception of her assistant conductress. Mrs. J. N. Westwlck, each hold the office of conductress in their respective chapters. Following the luncheon was 1 a discussion regarding the work of that office. The ladies have taken the name of the Esther Gielow club in honor of the grand conductress. The guests were Mrs. Helen Bjork- mun of Aledo. Mrs. Ethel Lorenson of Milan, Mrs. Mildred Shantz of Rock Island, Mrs. Helen Boyes of Moline, Mrs. Florence Long of East Moline. Mrs. Vivian Ketner of Silvis, Mrs. Bessie Cass of Colona, Mrs. Llda Parpab of Geneseo, Mrs. Irene Anderson of Cambridge and Mrs. Clara Mead of Port Byron. Hallowe'en Favors For Rock River Pupt The teacher of the Rock River school near Erie, Mrs. Matilda Sallaz of Erie, and the pupils entertained the mothers and their children of pre-school age at a Hal- lowe'en party at the Friday afternoon. A play. "The Witches' Pumpkin," was presented by the pupils, after which games and contests were featured. Winners In contests were David Hayen, Ver» Lee Voss and Dorothy Driessens. Refreshments ""followed" and the children were given Hallowe'en favors. Erie Briefs Mrs. John Miller, librarian at the Erie library, 'attended a library conference^ jt Rockford^Tiursday^ She accompanied librarians from Viola, KelthslAirg and Sterling. Mr. and Mfa, E. C. Ferguson' and Mr. and Mrc. Edward N. Ferguson and son Tommy of East St. Louis, III., were arrivals Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. C. Ferguson's sister, Mrs. Minnie Mason.. They will also vUlt In the homes of Mr. Ferguson's brothers, J. A. Ferguson and Cleve Ferguson near Erie and with other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Willcox and children Robert and Ruth of Chicago were callers Friday morning at the home of the former's grand' mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Willcox In Erie. They were enroute to Maton City. la., to visit hU father. Ora Willcox and family and Mrs. WU1- oox accompanied them there for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ru&chill and son Larry of Mediapolis, la., came Friday afternoon to spend the weekend in the home of her aunt «ud grandmother, Mrs. Fred Fenton ,and Mrs. Venia Gibler. Mrs. Robert Eddy spent Thursday in MorrUon with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Slager. Mr. and Mrs. John Bennett of Morrison were dinner guests Thursday of her sUter, Mrs, Ira SchaeSer and family. Mrs. Willis Coburri of Erie accompanied her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Bealer of Rock UJaiid to Blue Island Friday morning where they will spend the weekend in the homes of Mrs. Coburn'6 aon and daughter. C. M. Coburu and Mire. Alien Johtuon. MILLEDGEVILLE Reporter, Mr*, Gerald Lanfhlln Offte* Phvnt SI TMK CLAifelVIKD *!>& Auxiliary and Legion To Sponsor Program On Armistice Day The Ameru-an Legion auxiliary met Thursday evening In the home of Mrs. L F. Buxton in Mllledge- ville with Mr.v C. F. Moon, the new president. ntcMdlnf: The meeting opened with the ling salute and song "Amenca" by the group. The .secretary's report was given by Mrs. Paul Knox, one new member. Mrs. Lawrence Taylor, was announced. It w«.s \oted to have a program at the high .vhool on Armistice day by the auxiliary and Legion to which the public us invited. Mrs. Charles Noll and Mrs. Moon save a splendid report on the Fteeport meeting which they attended. After the business meeting. Hal- lowo'en game.s and slums were enjoyed. Mrs. Robert Colcman won in the apple -contest and Mrs. A. H. Wagner won in the disc Refreshment* were served by the hostess assisted by Mrs. Harry Bowders and Mrs. Paul Burns. M. D. Frederick Rites On Friday Afternoon Funeral services for M. D. Frederick were held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock from his late home in Mll- ledgeville. Dr. W. S. Bell officiated. Mrs. Jame.s Cheeseman and Mrs. Llovd Schryver were in charge of the" floral tributes. Mrs. Aloriza Shipman was usher. The casket bearers were James Cheeseman. Lloyd Schryver. Alonza Shipman. Albert Peters. Hanry Geerts and Howard Hollowell. Burial was in the Bethel cemetery, west of Milledgeville. Honor Visitors Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Glenn entertained the following at their home in Mtlledge*lle Wednesday at a dinner honorlnr Sgt. Wayne Ma- glll of Camp Forrest. Tenn.. and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Olllman of Port Arthur, Tex.: Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Maglll and daughter Bernice and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Foltz and daughter Janet Sue of Sterling and Mr. and Mrs. David Glenn. Locate in Washington Word has been received from Mr. and Mrs. William Baxter, who left for the west recently, that they are located at Longview, Wash., where Mr. Baxter has work in the Memorial hospital thete.- Eighth Grade Party The students of the eighth grade at.MWedgeville and members of the faculty enjoyed a Hallowe'en party in the school Thursday evening. .Margaret Goblins, Wifches and Ghostly Figures at Hallowe'en Parties At l 1 .;,'- 'M' •*.'.*••-, hlnrk cats ami £. -if -••:•. ;:C'K<"<. "who will e*t 'i . <'.!•:.'• natch out" wrre ;.:'.: Jfrc" Tli rsday evrnln« r.rn'.r ,-' M; and Mis. Harry ••(; x»:-.r:i tlif pupils of the :. r:; «:'. had a Hallowe'en par- tv. M 1 . r:~. r::r c.i:r.r in costume, and nwk'-d n:\ti HaHowe'm Rames were pip;. rd. runipkir.t. corn and leaves wnr u-fri '.<•". (k-rnrations. In charge fil thr r\r!:inc wrrr three RiiK Su- /aiitif A: i .rir:'-rr. . !ran Anclrr.'-en and Mary Lou Johnson Lunch was In keeping nith the spirit, of the party. Another party where ghostly company was kept was at the home of Mr. and Mrs. I M. Lewis when their daiiRjiter Ervene was hostess to 11 Hallowc'eners. Games and lunch made up the evening. Guests were: Ala Marie Fisher. Marilyn Splaln, PhyllLs Jrown. Marjorle Larkln, Joan \Villianis. Elizabeth Ann OoniRam. Joyce Broer. Mary Lee U. S. Worship Torpedoed and Sunk The United States destroyer Reuben James, which was torpedoed and sunk In the North Atlantic west of Iceland. The 20-year-old warship normally carried a crew of 120. Forty-four men are known to be safe. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wfihl and visited other Walnut rela- tlves. Beverly. Rcnwick went to Urbana Walnut Card Clubs Entertained Thursday Mrs E A. was hostess to ;wlth her sister, Gertrude, at the university and to attend the homecoming festivities. Miss Anita Atherton who attends Stephens college at Columbln, Mo., is home for the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Atherton. Mrs. Alcie Norden and daughter the Kit K»t Klub Thursday evening. Alice and Mrs. Laura Frederick vls- with four tables of bridRC being in ited Mrs. William Gallcntlne at the play. High -score prize was won by Spring Valley hospital on Thurs- Audrey Kiser and second High'day. Mrs. Gallentlne is im- by Mrs. ChBfles Lauritzen. Mrs. E. M. proving. Myers and Mrs Charles Miller wcrej club guests. Tallies, favors and < lunch appointments carried out the; Hallowe'en motif. j Mrs. Valda Blondin was hostess t«' the S. V. club Thursday evening. Three tables of bridge were In play. High .score prize was won by Mrs. Melvin Kaslen and consolation by j Miss Frances Ross. Guests were,Mrs. I _. . . . Hasten. Miss Ross. Mrs. Erwin Mat-'OOCIOl AttCmOOn Ot tes. Mrs. Wesley Broer, Mrs. Leonard _, .. , -. Brown and Ml&s Lorene Peach. Re- PhllatheO OUCSt Ifreshments were served. j Members of a bridge club enjoyed I dinner together Thursday evening at I a local cafe In Walnut and after- I wards played auction at th: home of Arthur Shearburn. High score j TAiPIOQ NEWS teporter. Btlen H. fH*o4a— Phaaa ILJ Day Meeting Friday The Philathea society of the Tam- 1^*! ™ ™^J^^ M *-;t£ homeof toT-Joe Voun.. The 'jor and a going away prize was „.. en to Mrs. Harold Kerchner, who Is leaving next week with her parents. se S n was dis " t me checkers jMr. and Mrs F. A. Perkins, and her | conuck Mrs Garnet Price. Mrs. sister Mrs. Laurence Anderson. o )Joe Youn , nd Mrs Glen Wrolen spend _part of the cold weather In were ta charge or the gameSt Fo i- lowing the games refreshments were served at quartet tables. The committee in charge of refreshments was: Mrs. J. E. SlrouAs, Mrs. Nels California. Mrs. Arthur Kranov Entertains Club The October meeting of the Neigh- Pierson and Mrs. Lily Tonkinson. The guests were: Mrs. Ralph Mc- Keniie, Mrs. Lottie Foy. Mrs, Neva 'Denison, Mrs. W. C. Johnson. Mrs. borly club was held Thursday after- i Alex McCombs. Mrs. Bollne Olson noon at the home of Mrs. Arthur and daughter Joan, Mrs. Roy Cas- Kranov. with Mrs. Nettle Kelgwin' sens, Mrs. Delbert Sanders, Miss Roe as assistant hostess. Mrs. Virgil j Davy, Mrs. Homer Burns. Mrs. C. E. LanR conducted a brief business' Crone and daughter Linda Kay. meeting and roll call was answered I Miss Eileen Osborne. Mrs. Ralph Iwith "My Funniest Mistake In j Foy. Mrs. Margaret Scott, Miss Mar! Housekeeping." The social hour was'garet Osborne, Mrs. Gus Johnson, >pent In Hallowe'en stunts under Mrs. Maynard Peterson and Mrs. the direction of Mrs. Elmer Hoge Wayne Rose, and.Mrs. James Reed^Refreshments were served. Guests "weye Miss Carrie Hammerle, Mrs. Etra Gulther, Mrs. Ben Guither and Mrs. Emma Miller. POLO NEW* JatepUM U» Luncheon ond Program The regular meeting of the Ideal club was held at the home of Mrs. Arthur Stoner on Friday. A 1 o'clock dinner was served by the ho&te«s. Roll call was answered by words commonly mispronounced, and the book "Mexican Touch," by Ed we Moser was interesting reviewed by Mrs. Elliebeth Rowland. Hostess to Class Mrs. A. O Swenson was hostess to the members of the Service circle class of the Presbyterian Sunday school at her home Friday «ve- mn».. Refreshments. - in - keeping with the Hallowe'en *e*x»n, were served by the Hostess during the social hour. — — — ^. Polo Briefs Dr. L R Mi-Daniel 1 flew his plane to Rochester. Minn., Wednesday to attend a surgical clime. Mrs. Frfd Becker U visiting relative; in Roaring Springs and Altoona, Pa. Mr*. Roy Beck vuiied Duton friends Thursday. Glenn Wendle. of. Sterling.-wa* a Tuesday evening, dinner guest in the home of Mr. and Mr*. Lemuel O*- te-rlioudt. . Method to Kill Trees Will be Demonstrated A tree killing demonstration will be held on Thursday, November «, Attend Party Dressed In Foreign Costumes Members of the Tampico Girl Scouts and their captain, Miss Edna McKenzie held a regular meeting Thursday evening In the music room of the Tampico grade school and at the farm of Vernon Searl of j attended the affair dressed as chil- Searl's Ridge, according to an an- dren of other lands. A short pronouncement made by Paul V. Dean.! gram was enjoyed including group Bureau county farm adviser. This singing accompanied by Miss Mc- meeting is a part of the forestry program being carried on in Bureau. The demonitratlon, which will start at 1:30 in the afternoon, will show how to kill undesirable trees and bushes in pastures with sodium ar- senlte. . --------- ----------------At District Meet Those from the Women's Society for Christian Service of the Walnut Methodist church who attended the west group meeting of the Joliet- Dixon district in Princeton Thurs- Olen Melton, Mrs, Anna Poppino, Mrs. Harold Hall. Mrs. Alcie Craig, Miss Dorothy Mau, Mrs. Howard Smith. Mrs. Oilie Atherton. Mm. C. M. Hatland, Mrs. I. M. White, Mrs. Elmer Lang ford, Mrs. Lafe Fordham, and Mrs. Arthur Shearburn. WRC CoTo 7 Benefit Brewer Relief Corps of Walnut gave a benefit card party Thursday afternoon at their hall, with five tables of bridge and four tables of pinochle bring in play. Bridge prizes were won by Mrs. Charles Odell and Mrs. Jennie Livey and pinochle prizes by Mrs. William Reeder and Mrs. Creed Sidebottom. Mrs. D. B. Wallls was awarded the special prize. Lunch w%« served. Clinic for Cripples The next Bureau county, crippled children's elinie. with HBr. Hugh « Cooper as examining physician, will be on Thursday, November t, at the hospital in Princeton. Hours will be from g to U noou. Appointments should be nude at leact five days in advance U poatibte by the patient or his family physician. Write to the nurse in charge or telephone 661, Princeton. WolnuTiriets Rev. and Mr*. A. J. Bichop of Galena tpeat Thursday evening In Walnut and visited at the home of Mr. and Mn C, M *ni«ht Mr. and Mr*, Quince Walker of Je*fcup, Iowa, apeol the p**t week *,. Kenzle; guitar selections by Doris and Marjorie Bumphrey; vocal solo by Marilyn Temple; and tap dance by Marilyn Woods. x The members then formed In the shape of a horaeshoe and gave the Girl -Scout rules and honor and sang a troop song and Invested Marilyn Woods and gave her the Girl Scout pin. The girls then Rue,«sed which country each one represented after which they read articles pertaining to the various countries. The party was in keeping with the program planned in observance jQl Girl Scout -week, Missionary Society Meets with Mrs. Jones Mrs. Elmer Jones was ho*less to the Missionary society of the Tampico Church of Christ at her home northeast of Tampico Friday afternoon. There was a good atten- ance of members and Mrs. Clarence Jones was a guest. Mrs. Ransom Egert was the leader. She read portions of*Er>hesians and Corinthians for the Scripture lesson and the lesson topic was "The Philippines." All present took part in the lesson and in conclusion Mrs. Lloyd Pratt offered prayer. In the absence of the president, Mrs. F. E. Rcinagle. the business Mission was conducted by the vice president, Mrs. Harry Rice. The hosUe* served a nice lunch during the social hour. Tampico Briefs Mrs. D. E. Springer, Mrs. Herbert Ackerson and Mn. William May attended the district meeting of the Woman's Society of Christian Service held at the Methodist church In Princeton Thursday. Mrs. Jennie Beardtley of Los Angeles. Calif., and Mrs. Minerva Van De Mark of Manilas were Thursday afternoon and evening gue»U of Mr. and Mrs. James Arnold. Irene Clayton, home economic* instructor In th« local high «choo). attended a state home economics meet tog in Chicago Thur*day and Fnday. Ur$. A. D, Nic&ok* returned to her home in Elgin. Neb. Wednesday ;centerville schools st a Hallowe'en after .^pending some time vi.Mtlng her son-in-law and daughter. Rev. and Mrs. D E Springer. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Montooth of Peoria were Thursday evening dir.- nrr guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Montooth. KOOPPOLE NEWS Reporter, Muriel BurgeMO Funeral Rites for Mrs. Edd Morse Friday At Home of Mother Funeral sen-ices for the late Mrs. Edd Morse of Hooppole. who pissed away at the Princeton hospital Wednesday morning, were held at the home of her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth 1:30 o'clock and at the Zion Evangelical church at 2 p. m. Friday. The R;v. Grant Graver, pastor of the Zion Evangelical church. ofTlclated at the sen-ices, and was assisted by Rev. N. J. Broadway, pastor of the Calvary Evangelical church of Hooppole. Mrs. T. J. Sprague and Mrs. Edison Mathis sang "Sometime We'll Understand." "Under His Wings," and "Nearer My God to Thee." They were accompanied at the organ by Miss Juanlta Mathis. Mrs. Grant Graver and Mrs. Florence Wilson had charge of the flowers. Pallbearers were Wallace Hoefler. Myrltrr countryman, Arthur Spath, Ira Hedrick, Rollin Sonuriers and Carl Goembel. * large crowd attended the services from this community, and many from a distance. Birthday Surprise Billy Price, eleven year old son of Mr. and Mm. Beckham Price. was honored at a surprise birthday party at the home of his parents Wednesday afternoon. He received many gifts from the 15 children present. Hooppole Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Roy Brown. Carrol, la., spent a few days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Brants. Mrs. Otis Wendllng of Joliet ie visiting at the home of her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Edward Hilger. . Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Poleon of Savanna are weekend guesU at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wolf. •epwter. WUtta» 111 Will Send Donation To Pork Ridge School A program on art. In charge of Mrs. George Yager, was given at the meeting of the Country,club Friday afternoon at the home of Mn. D. O. Baylesr near Prophets town; Mrs; Yager read an article on Mellon's paintings. Roll call was answered with something pertaining to art in the home. It was decided to send a donation, to the Park Ridge school for girls. A report of the county convention at Rock Falls was given by Mrs. Emil Faulk. at which time local clubs were urged to help the soldiers at Camp Grant. There were 10 .members and one guest, Mi&s Kathryn Raser, present. Report on District Meeting of W. S. C. S. Mrs. May Brown led the devotionals at the meeting of the Woman'* Society of ChrUtian Service of the Prophetstow* Methodist church Friday afternoon at' the home of Mrs. Martha Lowry. There were 26 ladies present. A report of the sub-district meeting- of~the~tf ott=" et -Dixon district at Princeton on Thursday was given. Those who attended that meeting were Mrs. F. E. Breed, Mrs. Augusta WUdman, Mrs. Grant WUdman, Mrs. date Seeley. Mrc. Frank Chapth. Mrs. William Lament, Mrc. J. T. Beldin and Mrs. John Sibley. . Joint School Party At Bjtntoit Street The Benton Street school, south of Prophrtetown, taught by Mice PauUae M»tt. ant«rt*iaed the pw» UM! tMfhen of Out Ueo cad party Thursday evening at the Benton Street school. There were 40 present, including Miss Letha Boon and Miss Ruth Fassett, teachers of the Leon and Centervllle schools respectively. Hallowe'en games, stunts and a witch walk were enjoyed, after which refreshments were served. King's Heralds Hold Party on Thursday The King's Heralds-held u Hal- lowe'en party Thursday evening In the Prophetstown Methodist church. There were 15 present, including the leaders. Mrs. Marvin Hamilton and Mrs. Arlyn Dorathy. Donna Vey Melton. Shirley Ping and Mary Catherine Cocking are new members. Barbara Upton received the prize for. having the best Hallowe'en costume. Games were played, after which refreshments were sen'ed. Prophetstown Briefs Bob Fenn arrived from Inglewood, Calif.. Friday for a visit of two weeks with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. K. N. Fenn. Bob, who attended the California fliers school the past 14 months, recently passed his examinations and received his license as an airplane mechanic. John Frey and Miss Virginia Powell of Sterling and Miss Harriett Cady attended the Michigan-Illinois football game and homecoming celebration at the University of Illinois on Saturday. They, will attend the homecoming dance in the evening. K. N, Fenn spent Friday In Chicago on business. LANARK NEWS •eperter, Fereat Theaipaei •MM, irr-O Otte* Lanark Cagers to Open Basketball Season On Home Floor Nov. 25 Lanark cagers will open their basketball season on Tuesdty, Nov. 25. on the home floor with Lena. The schedule for the remainder of the seaeon follows, with all games Ming played on Tuesdays and Fridays: Nov. 28—Stockton, there. Dec. 5—Milledgeville, here. Dec. 2—Byron, there. Dec. 13—Thomson, there. Dec, 16—Polo. here. Jan. 6—Lena. here. Jan. 0—Mt. Carroll, here. Jait 13—Byron, here. Jan. ift—Chadwick. 'there. Jan. 20—Orangeville. here. Jan. 23—Shannon, there. Jan. 27—Polo, there. Jan. 30-Milledgevll(e, there. Feb. ft—Thomson, here, Feb. 10—Mt. Carroll, there. Feb. 13—Chadwick, here. Feb. 17-fitockton, here. Feb. 20—Shannon, here. Feb. 24—Orangeville, there. Legion to Sponsor tanark PTA ProgrdrrT Duane I. Wilson, principal of the Savanna high school, will be the speaker at the meeting of the Lanark P. T. A. Monday night. The program on the theme. "Enrichment of Child Life Through Better Citizenship," is sponsored, by the Lanark American Legion. , Wilt r. tteete Church Services CHURCH OF CHRIST — Bible school, 8:30 a. m. Communion, 10. Morning worship led by Rev. John Hallock. 10:15. Senior and junior ^hilsjUaiiJ^^eayor^JLllLjk-Jp&^Mr. and Mrt. "Harold Dronenberg. leaders. Church board meeting. 7:30, Thursday evening. The pastor will be at Bloomlngum Nov. 3 to ». but .will be back for Sunday service*. The public it cordially invited to attend these services. New Bedford Briefs Q. K. Talbott and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Talbott of Manito vtiii«d at the home of Mr. and Mn. John Oish Wedneaday. The former U an uncle of Mr*. Guh and at the ate of O enjoys good robust health. Wayne Draper left Wednesday for Monroe. Wit., attar a three weeks •lay at baa*. LYNDON NEWS t*T, Mm. J. H. Oe' Photst M»rrlsoB 75* Lyndon Seventh Grade Pupils Sponsor Pet Show At School on Thursday A pet show «»\ h*icl Thursday evenlne under the direction of tha Lyndon seventy srarie class. Thfi pet* were entered in their places hv 7 o rio( k and remained on exhibition until 7;M) p m. then werfi lined up (or the judging, passing the Judge's rhnirs In this order: Dogs, pheasants, chickens, pigeons, ducks, pigs, kittens and cats First, second and third awards were made in each class. Following this, all pets which had received first award ribbons, were again taken past the Judge's chairs when the grand prize of all pets was awarded. Tills was followed by a floor show consisting of stunts and tricks of the pet«. viz., drinking pop and milk from bottles, sitting up and speaking, playing ball, shaking hand. etc. Tickets were sold and a small entry fee charged. Receipts amounted to $9.49. All prize winners were awarded ribbons. The audience was well pleased with the pets entered and lavuh in congratulations to the seventh grade class. The show was a project of the seventh grade reading class and putting it on wan a part of their school work. They are to be commended for the splendid manner In which they managed the show. Keith Renner was general chairman of arrangements and had the following committee's to assist him: Larry Fisk, Gwendolyn Fritz and Melton Howard, helpers; Larry Fisk, Shirley Zimmerman, and Betty Jane Upton, announcers; Audrey Gardner and Larry Fisk. tickets; Ernest Johnson, ticket seller: Marilyn Harrington. Gwendolyn and Betty Upton awarded the ribbons. Judges wore: Mr, Emmons. Mr. Redenbo and Mrs. Oehlsen. These are the awards: Dogs, first, Richard Ackeoerg; second. Ruth Bernhafdy; third, Gwendolyn Fritz. Pheasants, first, Douglas Chamberlain. Chickens, first, Lela Johnson. Pigeons, first. Owen Woodard. Ducks, first, John HUdebrand. Pigs, first, John HUdebrand. Kittens, first, Donna Overley; second, Melton Howard; third, Larry Fisk. Cats, first, Bettylou Heldenrelch; second, Marjorie Overley; third, Gordon Knlskem. Homeliest pet. Shirley Zimmerman's dog; forst behaved. Audrey Gardner's dog; best behaved, Bev/ Jane Upton's dog; prettiest pet, Patricia Chamberlain's cat; smallest pet, Marjorie Taylor's kitten; largest yet, Richard Ackeberg's dog; most unusual pet, Douglas Chamberlain's pheasant; loudest pet, Eilien Knis- k«m'« dog; best trickster, Marilyn Harrington's dog. Grand prize, Richard Ackeberg's dog. Mrs. C. E. Bowen of Lyndon Is Hostess The Lyndon Birthday club met at the home of Mrs. C. E. Bowen on Thursday to honor Mrs. Bowen'* natal day. Ghosts met the gue»ts at the door with cold hand shakes. There was a Hallowe'en contest which was won by Mrs. Marie Bowen. The afternoon was spent in pinochle when Mrs. England won high and Mrs. Marie Bowen low. The hoste&s served a supper with Hallowe'en colors and symbols as the decorations. Thcsae were preeent: Mrs. O. B. Redenbo. Mrs. W. E. Mlley. Mrs. C. E. Wllklns, Mrs. «. 6. Harrlman, Mr*. Wilmer England, Mrs. C. E. Bowen. Mrs. Marie Bowen. Jeanne Moore, Leona Lip* .pert and Betty Jane Bowen. Pinochle Hostess Mrs. Harry Puk entertained her pinochle club at two tables .Friday afternoon when Mr« Earl Martin scored high. Refreshments were served. Hallowe'en Party at William Prowont Home Mr. and Mrs. William Prowant arfd Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Handel entertained a group of friends at a Hallowe'en party Thuraday evening at the Prowant farm, east of Chadwick. Games appropriate to tha season were enjoyed during the evening. ' Guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Doty of Rock Fall*, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stover. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Livengood of MilledgevlUt, Mr. and Mrs. Marlyn fichrtiner. Mr. and Mrs. Harlen Handel, Mr. end Mrs. Lloyd Handel, Mr. and Mrs. James Morgan. Mr. and Mrs. George Doden, Mr. and Mr*. Harold Prowant, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Clevidence, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Doden aad Mu, Clayton KauJ. J Chadwick Briefs Mr and Mrc. W. J. Ochreirier are expected to return Aunday from a business trip to Wheaton. Minn. IVrconi earning leei than U.OOO ft year own two-third* of ail ttoe motor cart in the United mates. INSUIAIOE Metier Be !•!• The* *eny Ml

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