Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on May 23, 1939 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 23, 1939
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PAGES TWO KOBStmt COUNTY AftVAKCB. AL60NA. IOWA Dickinson Is Commencement Speaker at Burt TWENTY GIRLS AND BOYS TO BE GRADUATED •Burt, May 22—!Thc schools will close this week Thursday, and graduation exercises will be held that evening in the school auditorium. L. J. Dickinson, former U. S. senator, will deliver the address. Other program numbers will include: Invocation, the Rev. Thoburn Spelcher; introduction of valedictorian and salutatorian, Supt. M. C. Bowie; presentation of penmanship and English awards and of diplomas, E. R, Woltz, school board president. This year's class numbers 20 members, eight boys, 12 girls: Arnold Andreason, Phyllis Brooke, Mary Beth Coffin, Gordon and Rodney Glddings, Maxine Graham, Albert Haase, Lois Lavrenz, Harold Long, Evelyn McChane, Dorothy McDonald, Mabeline Miller, Virginia Patterson, Zelpha Rae Pratt, Harold Presthus, La Vonn Ringsdorf, Norma Scott, Klnb Smith, Naomi Van Setenberg, Geo Volentine. ^.Baccalaureate services were held Sunday evening in the school audi torium, and the Rev. J. M. .Doms Presbyterian pastor, delivered the sermon, the Rev. Thoburn Speicher, Methodist pastor, reading the scripture and offering prayer. A mixed chorus sang. Final event of the school yeai win be an all-day community picnic at the schoolhouse this week .,,<?*"• A bal1 game between the All-Stars and the Manure Spreaders will be played in the morning, and after picnic dinner races and other contests will be held At 2:30 the high school ball team will play the Bancroft parochial team. Rhode Islanders Visit Here- Mrs. Effie Elvidge. daughter Mrs. Louis Berg, and the latter's son and daughter, all of New Providence, R. I., visited Wednesday at C. B. Chipman's and William Elvidge's. Mrs. Elvidge is .Mrs. Chipman's aunt. From here the easterners went to Jeffries, Minn., to visit other relatives. | MEMORIAL DAY REUNION FOR CQRWITH >.. Cprwltb, May 22—Plans have Been completed for a Corwith reunion on Memorial day. Invitations have been sent to 415 graduates of the high school, including some in the first class In 1897. The Elmer Wilson post of the Legion will be in charge of the morning program. A .procession will form at the schoolhouse at 9:30, and the march to the ceme- tery will ;be led ;by the Corwith band. Corwith's only remaining Civil war veteran, A. A. Johnson, 97, is expected to be first In the procession, with the Spanlsh-Amer- erican war veterans, and widows, the Legion and the Auxiliary, the Boy Scouts, the school children, and citizens following. The Rev. Von B. Elbert will give an address at the cemetery, and a male quar- tet, Albert Rust, Terry and Emory Long, and Harry Caldwell, will sing. From 10:15 till 10:30, Hank Cook, of KGLO, will conduct a broadcast here. The graves of veterans of three wars will be decorated, and at noon a picnic dinner will be held in the Stilson 'Memorial park, to which everyone is invited. Prom in honor of the .birthday of Mrs Straley's mother, Mrs. W. E Brace. Patrolman In School Talk— The Legion Auxiliary sponsored a talk on highway safety (especially on bicycle-riding), at the schoolhouse Thursday afternoon. A patrol officer spoke. Bni-t Teacher Will Wed— Leona Bahe and Pearl Wilson .entertained Friday, evening: at a shower for Marguerite Bueghley, Burt teacher who is to be married soon. Jfew Awnings on Mate Str— The Pratt drug store, the McMullen grocery, the bank, and the cream station were all equipped with new awnings last week. Burt Girl Gives Concert- Mrs. B. W. Brooke went to Sioux City Friday to attend a concert given by her daughter Dorothy, student at Morningside. 12:46 till one o'clock, Cook wil again conduct a broadcast and wil interview persons attending. There will be no afternooi speech, contrary to the custom 01 former years, ibut the time will be spent at visiting and renewing acquaintanceships. The Corwith Business Men's club is sponsoring the reunion and the broadcast. LEDYARD H, S, GRADUATES 17 BOYS & GIRLS Friendship Club Has Party- More than 40 persons attended a monhtly meeting of the Friendship club at Mr. and Mrs. Harold Grover's Thursday evening. Others on the entertaining committee were Erna Baars, Esther and Ruth Hodgson, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Godfredson. Rebekahs to Titonka Meeting- Eight Burt Rebekahs attended a meeting at Titonka last week Monday evening: Mrs. Lillian Sheldon, E. 0. Chipman, daughter Vera, Mrs. M. L. Vinaas, Mrs. Mary Steward, Mrs. Henry Gettman Mrs. J. P. stow, Mrs. Paul Macauley. Other Burt News. Mr, and Mrs. George Schroeder Ames, came Thursday for the week-end at the parental J. H Schroeder's. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Koestler, Montowac, Wis., left Friday, after a few days here with Mr. Koestler's mother, Mrs. Berha Koestler. The Lewis Wid- dels Readlyn, were dinner guests Friday at the Rev. Mr. Richmann's. Mrs. James Patterson, of Colo•ado, and her daughter. Mrs. Darene Froiy, Boulder, Colo., were dinner guests Thursday at J. H. Graham's. Mrs. Patterson is the former Mrs. Mark Stoddard, who lived here some years ago. Margaret Morness returned to Chicago last week Monday night, after the week-end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. I. Mor- ness. Mrs. R. W. Raj-ward, of Chicago, and a son have been visiting the Ledyard, May 22 — The annual commencement exercises were held in the high school auditorium Wednesday evening, and the program follows: Processional, Miss Reaney. Invocation, Rev. Carl Hammer. God of All Nature, Girls' Glee club. (Presentation of Key, Lurene Lloyd. Acceptance of Key, Edna Dontje. Honor Award, Irvin Beenken. Presentation of Speaker, Supt rranner. Youth's Objectives and How to of Senior Class, Mrs. "Woman's Birthday Honored- Fifteen members of the Birthday Circle, with a few friends, were entertained at Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Straley's, Fenton, Wednesday —„ . ^ «%.._n TioiLing cue William Garmans. Mrs. Hayward is Mrs. Carman's sister. M. M. Chipman took his wife to Armstrong Wednesday for a few days with her sister, Mrs. R E Gabriel. Mrs. Carl Bahling returned last Wednesday from visits with relatives at Greenfield and Des Moines. C. B. Chipman attended a funeral directors' convention at Des Moines Wednesday. Mrs. Maurice Coffin, Milwaukee, and her baby visited last week at C. S. Coffin's. The Sewing Circle met with Mrs C. S. Coffin Thursday. J. H. Graham was sick last week. Reach Them, Mr. Hamilton, of the Mason City commercial school. End of a Perfect Day, Miss Reaney. Presentation Supt. Granner. Presentation of Diplomas, Worden. Benediction, Rev. Carl Hammer. Recessional, Miss 'Reaney. The graduates are Lurene Lloyd, president; Fern IStenzel, vice; Jean Nelson, secretary! Howard Nitz, Cecil Lan'german, Lyle Priebe, Irvin Beenken, Paul Henrichsen, Kathryn Sprout, Lyla Priebe, Ivadel Peterson, Joyce Corhus, Maureen Tuttle, Lois Reese, Marcus Langerman, William Bauman, Marcus Rippentrop. Following the commencement ixercises the seniors received .their •elatives and friends in the gymnasium. Members of the school board are sort hotel. Last summer she was a hostess at the Cave, and her position-will be similar this summer. 'Miss Verio will leave this week Tuesday with friends from Bancroft for a trip by car in the west. The party will visit Denver, the Carlsbad Caverns, Old Mexico, Salt Lake City, the world's fair at San Francisco, and Yellowstone park, all In six weeks. After that Miss Verio will be at the golf grounds at .Clear Lake.' - Miss Resher win attend'summer, school at the-State Teachers college, and Miss Galagan will be at home at Rockwell. Miss Smith will attend summer school at Drake university, and Miss.Kessler will spend the summer with a brother, Doctor Kessler, and his family In South Dakota. Methodist Aid Has Picnic— The Methodist Aid had a picnic at Mrs. 0. C. Sprout's Thursday. Devotions were led by Mrs. Sprout A bake sale held by Mrs. Thompson, Mrs. Troff, and Mrs. Burrows 5 m v d $2>56 ' The next meeting will be held June 1, In the church — — - — v uiiu J., 4*1 LUC \JlJUIvH basement, with Mrs. Troff and Mrs. Burrows as hostesses. The food sale committee will be Mrs. Halvorson, Mrs. Bashara, and Mrs Brack. School Lets Oat Friday— The schools closed Friday, but because a few days had been lost on account of bad roads no special exercises were held, and the regular school work continued till Friday. All of the present faculty have accepted contracts for next year except Mary Ellen Galagan, thirds-grade ,teacher, who has accepted a "-junior high 'ixjsltion at Arriistrong. Other Ledyard News. Mrs. Gerald Warner, of Algona, was here Thursday, and her mother, Mrs. Rosa Moulton, accompanied her to Algona for a short visit. Alfred Barslou and Nick Reynolds were business callers at Ames Thursday. JUNE BRIDE-ELECT VERNE HONOREg AlffiSHOWER p A.BJJ Lu Verne, May 22—Corlnne Hub- Bard was honored with social courtesies by friends last week. Monday evening a group had a picnic supper at the town park, and after supper there was a towel CLASSIFIED COPY — WE HAVE a library of classified copy on practically all lines of merchandise or service. Special copy prepared in campaign form without extra charge. Tell us what you wan.t We'll have it prepared.— Advance Pub. Co. 20tf shower. .Thursday Kleta Ptaley, LaUrine Olson, Harriett Seattle, Louise •Lours, and Verla May Huston gave a miscellaneous,Shower at Mrs. F. I. chapinan's. TVenty-flve womea attended, and the principal entertainment was preparation of a life history of Miss Hubbard, using pictures from magazines. Alarm clocks led the honoree to hiding places of gifts. Miss Hubbard will become the bride of Ernest Hltzhusen, Carterville, early in June. She has taught the fifth and sixth grades In the public schools here this year. •Edw. Junkermeier, Ledyard, and a daughter were guests at F. C. Fritzemeler's last week Monday evening. Progressive Clnb Has Picnic— The .Progressive.,.Woman's club held. Its''annual 'picnic'at the 'town park last week Tuesday evening. It was planned by Mrs. A. D. Burtls and Mrs. P. C. LIchty, and some 20 members attended. Corinne Hub- Dard, member who is to be a June bride, was presented with a dish. Two Sisters In Hospital- Mr, and Mrs. S. R. Baker spent Mothers day at Fort Dodge with two daughters, both hospital patients: Mrs. Olive DeWItt, West Bend, who has since been discharged, and Marjory, who is convalescing from appendectomy performed May 14. Former Residents to .Return— Mrs. Lillian Hesse, Des Moines, has purchased the A. L. Look acre- age, and with her son Norman will live ihere.' She operate! a cafe at Des Moines, but plans to tell It. she Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hints Sr., pioneer residents here. Grandson for tM ,B«ls«lmaiii-^ A son was bora to.Mr. and Mrs. Roy Buenger, Welt Bend, last week-M&nday, This is the second child, the other a «IH. Mrs. Buen- gef, who was Helen Hanselman, Is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Hanselman here. cials of the Northwestern. , •Mrs. Genevleve Keller ... and.. Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Keller, Davenport, were recent visitors at the Arnold Sanders home. rlage. "i ni teacher and Mrs. u Eagle Grove evening, and tahst **;safety meeting spj^ft southern company, 8pe ni Parents. Mr. NINE SENECA SENIORS DIPLOMAS LAST WEEK Seneca, May 22—Commencement exercises were held In the Seneca school' gymnasium Jait week Tuesday evening.' fhe prdgrain was: processional, Miss'Madden; Invocation, the Rev. Mr, Sande; vocal solo, John Long; address, Supt. F. G. Stlth, of EsChervllle; class song, juniors; awards; valedictorian, Loretta Crowley; salutatorian, Harriet Olsen; presentation \ of class of 1939, Supt. Slagle; class members — Helen "Burt, * Loretta Crowley, Merlin Dotson, Roy Homann, Betty Kennedy, . Robert Lynch, Keith McKean, Harriett Olsen, Maurice Smith; presentation of diplomas, O. R. Patterson; benediction, the Rev. Mr. Sande. School Pcnlc Thursday— The annual school and community picnic was held at the school- house Thursday P., '& I" 6 grade 2U tne-forenoon . Rlngsted team at Part of the afternoon Sen «» girls the Rlngs'ted""team byoj-i Stt^-MS^ summer vacatlonjaturfay'' Two Scarlet Fever" The Curtis Olsen been quarantined for scar Alyce and Gerald Olacn victims. Mr. Olsen and, lord are quarantined out, scarlsii The Seneca high school. enjoyed- a skating party , strong Thursday evening J. H. Welfare, president; Leon Worden, L. H. Junkermeier, Walter Hans, James Lloyd. Teachers' Plans for Vacation- Members of the faculty will spend their vacations as follows: Supt. and Mrs. H. M. Granner, son Baryl, will leave June 1 for Iowa City, where Mr. Granner will attend summer school. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Anderson also expect! to attend summer school. Mr. and! Mrs. John Holt, son Jack, wil spend the summer at Ames, where Mr. Holt will be in school. Miss Reaney expects to spend the time at her home in Waterjoo and with a sister at Hudson. 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