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Emmetsburg Democrat, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1939, Emmetsburg, Iowa On Merits As A Newspaper EMMETSBURG IOWA FRIDAY OCTOBER 13 1939 FIFTY-FIFTH YEAR Next Tuesday Will Be Held R Bohn Farm Mallard A Large Number of Palo Alto County Farmers to Enter Contest Ex- Large ance October 17 is ed as the day for the Palo Alto county corn husking contest to be conducted on the Roy Bohn farm at the south edge of Mallard lowing is a list of those who have already signified their intention of entering the contest to determine the county Elmer Ducomman Curlew Max Hopkins Curlew Anthony Gehrt Mallard Joe Girres Elbert Powers Osgood Nick Thomp son Laurens Leo Christensen West Bend George Davis Curlew Clint York Curlew Clarence Benkema Cylinder Arnold Metzger West Bend Vincent Saltz Rodman Roy Bohn Mallard Frederick bron Mallard Rueben Berkeland Cylinder Carl Berkeland Rongsted Edmund Jensen Ted Cylinder G w Gilbert Mallard Elmer Johnson and Cornie Jurgens West Bend Kermore Hotel Cook Returns to Position Miss Nettie Robinson manager of the Hotel Kermore kitchen will re- turn this week end from a three weeks vacation spent visiting and friends at Mason City Minneapolis Cedar Rapids and Creston Miss Robinson has been an employe in the Kermore hotel duing the past five years and is widely known for her excellence in planning tasty menus for the more's dinners parties and The manager Carl Gauck more than welcomes Miss Robinson after her well Her Sister Passed Away in Illinois Mrs Charles Brewer who lives near Cylinder received word day October 2 that her sister Mrs Hans Heuers passed away at BeMdere m Mrs Heuers was a former resident of Emmetsburg Mrs Brewer was unable to attend the funeral Her many friends in this vicinity extend sympathy to her in her bereavement upon her return earned vacation Mrs Jack Scott Died Last Week At Home of Her Daughter in This City Was er for Nearly 45 Years Mrs John Scott 74 daughter of a pioneer Scottish family passed away at the home of her daughter Leslie Brewer Took Large Lighting Order Former Banker in this city of last week Dies in Illinois Remains of Charles Frye Brought to Emmetsburg for Interment Former Rodman and Emmetsburg Banker Charles J Frye a former dent of Rodman and later of Em- passed away Saturday at Western Springs Hi Funeral vices were held at the tional church at Western Springs Monday The remains were then sent to Emmetsburg where Tuesday afternoon short funeral services were conducted in the Foy Funeral Home Rev George Ingle pastor officiating Inter- cemetery ment was in Evergreen south of this city Mr Frye had been in poor health for several months He was iously ill for only a week his death resulting from a heart attack His daughter Mrs Mildred Myerly was called to Western Springs by his death She accompanied the re- mains back to Emmetsburg Charles Johnston Frye was born at HL on January 16 1870 He was a son of the late Smith and Rebecca Frye He his youth on the home place near orla In he journeyed to Iowa locating on a near On February v 14 1894 Frye was united In riage to Fenn Mr and Mrs Frye remained on the farm until 1896 when they moved to Rodman He operated a general store In 1900 accepted a the Hodman bank In: that capacity until 1914 moved to In this city Mrs Wm Dunigan Thursday afternoon She had been in poor health for the past ten years Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at o'clock in the Episcopal church with the pastor Rev A L Schrock of Spencer officiating Interment was in Evergreen cemetery south of this city The Foy Funeral Home of Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements Fall bearers were Harry Wm T and ders Margaret Agnes Grier daughter of the late Mr and Mrs David Grier was born November 2 1864 at Cresco The Grier family came to Palo Alto county in 1876 Mr Grier with the late Martin Coonan operated one of the first drug stores in Emmetsburg About fifty-two years ago she was united in riage to John Scott in this city The Scott family lived in Emmetsburg ever since their marriage Mrs Scott was the owner and manager of a well known millinery in Emmetsburg for about forty-five years She retired from active business about five years ago Since A card received by the Charles Brewer family of near Cylinder from their son Leslie Brewer stated that he was in New York attending the and looking after business ters He also made a business trip to Baltimore While in that city he received an order for lights for one hundred street cars He re- ports that this has been one of the best business years for his com- pany Still Plenty Time to Enter Sub Contest in Cash Prizes and Commissions Awaiting Those Who Take Part in Subscription To Use City Water For Locomotives The Rock Island railroad pany is installing a water crane east of the Iowa Public Service com- pany plant in this city After its erection the company will use city water for their locomotives The Emmetsburg Democrat and Thursday Reporter Subscription Campaign which opened last morning is getting off to a fine start The campaign scheduled to last eight weeks offers residing in Emmetsburg and surrounding territory a fine to earn extra money during several weeks It is that in prizes and commissions will be paid active workers during the campaign Every candidate who does not win com- I one of the fine prizes will receive Sunday at both Masses in the sumption church Very Rev W F Mason announced that there will be held Thirteen Hours Devotions on Sunday October 15 In the morning there will be three Masses and o'clock The o'clock Mass will fae a High Mass with music by the St Mary's high school choir The devotions will be closed in the evening at o'clock with benediction Rev Louis Lynch of Cherokee will preach at the evening service Johnny Goodson Drew With Ferrar A news report from the Van Meter Community club carries the an- that during the recent Bob Feller celebration Godden Elected a liberal commission on the sub- secured There are no losers every worker is paid in ect proportion to the amount of effort they put into the work There is stm ample opportunity for energetic men and women to enter the campaign and win a fine prize -All that is necessary to en- ter the campaign is to fill in and mail or bring the enrollment card Johnny Goodson of Ruthven fought a draw with Pret rar Des Moines negro It was the main event of the evening Attend Ducam At Important Meeting of Youth Addressed By Bishop Heelan Large At- tendance her daughter Mrs Wm Dunigan linois She is also survived by a husband John Scott a daughter Mrs Wm Dunigan of this city a son David Scott of Galesburg linois She is also brother M C Grier of this city our district court reporter and by seve grandchildren Four grandchildren are daughters of David Scott a Galesburg The other three ar Jimmie Dunigan of this city Mrs Maurice Brennan Emmetsburg anc Mrs John Hall Manning Four great-grandchildren also survive be was business engaged iri the banking with W E G Sounders both men operating the Commercial Bant Iri Mr and Mrs Frye moved to Western Springs where Mr engaged In the estate He was tor almost until the time of death The deceased is by lire Prye two daughters dred Myerly of Rodman and Marguerite Rapid v City B two sons Frye Tork City and Leslie Frye Springs There are grandsons All of the sons and a a of Iowa at at the Reports Very Successful Sale The committee that had chargi of the sale In Em Saturday reports tota receipts of 70 per cent will Of this amoun be sent to the ifr Prye was among the most Palo Alto here and Iowa headquarters of the while 30 per cent win be in the high school fund The ey kept in Emmetsburg will be ex- pended for glasses for grade dents who cannot afford to chase them In the matter of sates the grade pupils were high with a total The eighth grade was second the grade third and the with Gordon and erickson were the top boy men while Bonnie and ricia Lalng were the two high girls business houses donated prizes to the campaign workers V I arid Mrs A A Theile and J A lee who charge the drive wish to express their thanks not only to the many neb but also merchants who the and that patronized the drive ao Corn Hp 2 Corn Xo 2 yellow Oats No 2 white Soybeans Ko 2 Barley Wo i Succeeds Gene Other Officers Named Tuesday evening at the annual meeting and election of officers of post of the American Legion of this city Earl Godden was named commander to succeed Gene Carney Other cers elected were as Chas Knouse vice-commander Melvin Band adjutant Joe Hand lain Wm Salisbury anns Jack Higley historian The executive committee consists of P J Bough Leo Shea and Roy Ryan During the past year the local chapter had a membership of 59 This year it is the intention post to increase the membership to 100 The members present at day evening's meeting also for their meetings As the public knows the East Side school ing where meetings are usually held was recently sold to the pital board to be converted into a new hospital It will be necessary following the winter months to find another hall for the regular ings Wednesday Messrs Earl Godden and Gene Carney attended a dis- American Legion conference at Fort Dodge Manager which is ted in the Old Post Office ing in Emmetsburg if you choose you may phone 30 and a will call and explain all de- tails of the work All entries should fae made at the earliest sible moment We are sure that everyone in this want to take one of these two ers In entering the campaign you will be authorized to write sub- for both Every home is hence a potential customer You wiU be paid for your work whether you win a prize or not enter today? NOT Subscribers are invited to see that their favorite candidate receives their subscription as early in the campaign as possible Subscriptions turned in by the candidates will earn a great many more votes if they are reported be- fore Wednesday October 18th In addition to the regular ule of votes candidates will re- EXTRA VOTES for each in subscriptions ed before that date Immediately after October 18th the number of votes issued goes back to the ular schedule which does in- clude these extra votes If you want to see that your sub- scription does the most to help Beat Indians Last Friday On the Local Lighted Field By Score of 14 to 0 An Interesting Well Played Game Parish Starred for Locals By Tom Branagan With John Parish sophomore left halfback sparking the offense the warriors of aurg high school rolled over the Spirit Lake Indians in a Lakes Conference struggle on the local field last Friday Parish counted on a thirty yard run in the fourth period and set up the stage for the first score In the last few seconds of the first half He was injured on the latter play and was taken from the game However with the goal line only a few yards away Bud Nelson hard-driving fallback hammered over for the first er Pat Hand Irish quarterback both points after touchdown The game another star for the locals in the person of Kenneth Edge center who proved himself a while backing up the line His pass defense and offensive work were equally brilliant Several tutes including Red Houts and Clarence Halstead midget back also showed up well burg should not be lacking in re- serve strength this season erly Indian halfback was easily the shining light for the visitors and once past the line of Locals Play Spencer Emmetsburg High School will play its third Lakes Conference game on the field this evening when it meets the strong Spencer grid team The game is scheduled to commence at 8 p 10 has thus far defeated Bock Rapids by a score of IS to 6 and Spirit Lake by a score of 14 to 0 to remain with the top of the heap in Lake Conference circles The locals also played a scoreless iic game with Spencer has likewise had a fine record this season They defeated LeMars 33 to 0 Sheldon 14 to 0 and were held to a scoreless tie by Algona Admission to the game is for students and for adults Win Iowa for was the theme of the fall convention of the diocesan union of Catholic youth organization held in Fort Dodge Sunday To improve their individual organizations and to im- bibe inspiration and enthusiasm from contact with the other youth groups of the diocese was the tive which impelled these 1400 Sisters young men and Young Men Leave For Bancroft Camp The following local young men left this week for Bancroft where they have entered the CCO camp at that Patrick Weir Harlan Hesseling Morton Murphy Merle Young mer Price Paul Kane Earl F Nally Bernard Sheehan and Thos Kelly Jr Will Again Head Soil Conservation Other Officers Are Re-elected in Last Week's Winners in Each Township Arfe Here Presented Following a series or township elections held by the AAA in Palo Alto county last week Lawrence D Brennan of was re- elected Palo Alto county chairman of the group George L of Rodman was renamed man while D w Joynt burg Bertel G Berkeland and Nels Christensen of Curlew were renamed on the country com- Edmond Heelan as Celebrant the Missa Recitata at Corpus Christi opened the proceedings The mon was preached by Rev ius J Berger chancellor of the diocese At o'clock the first general session was held at the Junior high school auditorium with the Ducam Director Rev Paul J Wagner of Trinity College Sioux City pre- siding Miss Jean Ryan a graduate of St Mary's Academy of this city and prefect of the sodality at st Joseph's nursing school in Fort Dodge opened the meeting with mental prayer The Rev C p pastor of Sacred Heart welcomed the Ducam con- to Fort Dodge The next speaker Bishop Heelan mentioned his deep gratification at devotion of the The Spirit Lake team put up a stubborn defense during the first half and Emmetsburg was not able to go beyond their thirty yard line until the last few seconds when Parish made his sensational run and Nelson scored However Emmetsburg seemed well on the way to scores several times but costly fumbles and eventual Spirit Lake recoveries set them back each time The Spirit Lake boots too were much better than those of burg although several times nox Spirit Lake kicker was rushed badly by the Emmetsburg line Continued on Page Five Garage Destroyed Thursday evening of last week fire destroyed the Andrew son double garage and damaged a car that was in the structure The Sre was discovered about p m The fire department was called to the scene and extinguished the blaze The origin of the fire is not known Edw Goeders Wed Tuesday Morning Bride Is Daughter of Mr and Mrs H J Steiner erly of This City Mr Merle Goyette son of Mr and Mrs Goyette of Spencer and Miss Mary Elizabeth Steiner daughter of Mr and Mrs J Steiner of Spencer were united in marriage at 8 o'clock Tuesday morning in the Sacred church at that place wife the Rev Father Wendl Ing They were attended by the sister Miss Frances and a of bridal couple John Anthe all of During the ceremony Mrs of Emmetsburg ered several vocal solos marriage was served at the home of the bride's parents at 3rd enue room arid able were attractively decorated In the bride's chosen and whtte with a ing- topped with bride and groom the piece After the happy left on a on some candidate win a prize you will want to see that it is reported before October 18th Inuring the campaign you wiH receive a remarkable bargain for subscriptions to these two fine ers or either one individually These bargain prices apply only during campaign so you should take advantage of them by sub- scribing from one of the candidates Subjects for Essay Contest Announced Subjects for the essay contest which will be one of the Fire Pre- vention Week Activities of St Academy Emmetsburg have been announced Pupils In the mentary grades will write on What I Can Do.to Prevent Fires students way choose either Fire Prevention or Safety Rules for Fire Prevention for their discussion The prize ners will be announced next week he loyalty and oung people of urged them to show their love for their Blessed Mother especially by the devotion of the devotion through which many of their fathers kept the faith through long when they had no op- for Mass and the Clarion Choristers Elected Off jeers The Choristers of St Academy met Friday October 8 to elect officers The organization's leaders lor the year president Margaret Jean othy Mary Secretary of Booth To his hundreds of attentive teners His Excellency described an incident of his recent audience with the Holy Father Pius xn which was of special Interest to Ducam members He presented to His Holiness Bishop Heelan said an account told by newspaper clippings and pictures of the Mary Day bration of the Ducam in Sioux last May The Holy Fother showed a keen pleasure in the story of this great spiritual rally commenting This is what bring glory to God and of the future The officers for this year elected at the April convention in were Installed and received from His Excellency The constitutions as revised at the las convention were read and approved Miss Dorothy WUlman of the central office at St Louis was Introduced and the opent Saturday in ctty adjourned for the noon recess at meetings were held for priests Brothers and Sisters student gates and parish delegates At the last general assembly un- der the of the ful and dynamic Miss WHIman the remaining business of the day was dispatched with speed and cy and the central Idea of the program for the year was outlined and discussed The social hour for the delegates In the Knights of Columbus Han which concluded the day's program brought to a successful ana Mot the delegates home by attain Reports a Business Boom in New York Orville Frye who came to Em- devotion of the the fore part of the week his diocese and to attend the funeral of his father the late Charles Frye informs the that he is now employed in the loan department of the Life Insurance company in New York City He returned to Gotham the day following the neral Orville informs us that In- dustry and business in the east are on the He attributes of the betterment in condi tions to the temporary effects o the present war in Europe Local Hatchery Sold to Creery New Owner Is in Charge of East Main Street Store Resident of Hartley Lloyd Creery who during the past year has operated a hatchery known as the Peterson and Creery Hatchery at Hartley has purchased the Interest the Woodley chery in this city Mr comes tp Emmetsburg well Suddenly of Heart Attack Last Friday Night ed in France Funeral on Monday Edward B Goeders well known Emmetsburg World War veteran 3 died suddenly in this city at a late hour Friday night it is believed that a heart attack is for his death His lifeless at an early in his line of work and will give as expert service as did the former Before cating at Hartley Mr Creery was engaged in this type of work at Spirit He attended several short courses In this line of work at the Iowa State College at Ames Hence he Is thoroughly experienced In the latest methods Mr Creery will take possession at once The hatchery will be known as The Creery Robert Meeker who has been local ager for the Woodley company wUl move with his where he employed the Hatchery at that businessmen Creery local and wiah him place body was discovered hour Saturday Funeral services were held at o'clock ajn Monday in St Thomas church The pastor Rev M Nerney officiated at a low requiem Mass There was a large ance Interment was in St John's cemetery where military honors were bestowed upon the deceased veteran Active pall bearers were six Jerome Goeders De- Wayne Gohr Gerald Card Thomas Goeders George Goeders and Eu- gene Goeders Honorary pall ers were six of his veteran George Kliegl Vernon Gard Jos Hammes Robert Carney Mart Thompson and John Kajewski The Foy Funeral Home of Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements Edward Barney son of Nicholas and Mary Goeders was born at Algona in April 2 1887 He was over 52 years of age at of his passing When Edward was two years old his parents purchased The following are the results of the elections in the various ships of Palo Alto The last two names in each group were elected first and second alternates TOWNSHIP COMMITTEES James Degnan William P Broderson Andrew A Anderson William Johnson Peter Kirschbaum Fay D Fine Jos A Lynch John J Wagner John marynski Harvey Eckert D William Joynt Albert H Ryan Joe A Joyce Edward J Brennan John Gurm L man Norland A J Soldow man Blass H Montag Fern Geo L Tom P Ford p Fogarty Montag Francis f John Great Matthew Robert F Burns William F gins Edward J Ernest J Johnson James H Currans G J Carver Ernest A McMillin Carl G Hansen Barley J Brady Bertel G land Oscar Solberg Carl F Herman J Huskamp John D ber Lost Theodore W manson Martin Simonson R Knutsen L H Thoreson Peter J Duus Lawrence D Brennan Fred Darrah Matt P High man Hansen Dale Johnson Rush Nels Christensen E J Johnson Roy Paine Eddie White Jesse R Cross Silver Alfred Lyons T A Hoben Fred Brattmiller Joe An- toine John Swanson Lawrence Edward A Anderson P Hickey Alfred T a farm near Cylinder He lived with his parents in that ty until the United States entered toe World War He enlisted in the army at Emmetsburg on May 10 1918 and served as Corporal of Company H of Division of the Infantry of the ward spent about a year In France seeing active service He was discharged from the on June 26 1919 Following from France Edward spent some time with his parents engaged In army He later came where for the to MB ng years he was engaged in Palo county road construction work and In other tasks Edward leaves to mourn his death his aged father Nicholas Goeders five brothers and three His mother passed away in September 1918 The brothers who survive are John and rs of hear cylinder Tony ers Mason City Bert Armstrong and Leo At- P The sisters are Hiss Susie Reuben f Charles A stefer of Fenton away in fatal tot an wreck Buckley George H Hypes S Calentine Alfred McCombs M L Murphy Ed Herke John Carney Michael Phelan West Allen B Carter Joseph V Montag Harry A ey Walter McConnick Peter J Schmalen Coats Stolen From Jahn's Dept Store A J Jahn owner of Jahn's store In this city ed Saturday that two fur owned by Marshall Swift and Com- pany of Mason City and valued at were stolen from the store during the business rush Saturday There have been no but it is believed that two strange women who were In the store at iie time might have perpetrated the robbery It Is reported that one of the women asked to try on dresses while the other waited The coats were on display on a rack ward the back of the store It not known how they were remored The women under suspicion have not since been seen Annual Red Cross October 25 The Democrat has been requested to announce that the annual ing of the Pato Alto ter of the American Red Crow be held fa the Emmetsburg High School auditorium at p m Wednesday October 25 Newell of this city is county Stereos ton of Mr Win Stew of this city Ml for Da the regular
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