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Fredericksburg News, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1951, Fredericksburg, Iowa THE FREDE Official Newspaper For The Volume 62 No 13 October 1951 Barker Buys Share In Building Grocer Eddie Barker has chased the of Mrs Frances Austin in the store and apartment building on Main street which houses three major businesses These are Barker's Food The News and Grocery The Thome estate retains its share in the j seniors that really gets around Barker said he will close his he and Jack CLASS REPORTERS RECORD SCHOOL The Bomb 5 Seniors The senior class is having a lot of fun as usual We have the carnival to take care of before basketball games start As yet our plans are very vague On Thursday our school tures came They are almost as good as our graduation pictures and certainly took a lawless Allan is one jt our store on the corner lor approximately two months ing the time he ho Last Monday he and Jack members of the ericksburg Boy's 4-H tion team won first in the state will complete a full-scale contest Qn Tuesday the state program which will give one of the most up-to-date shopping centers in northeast Jn connection with the purchase and modernization Barker is holding a big stock clearance sale and in an advertisement in the News announces a closing winners all appeared in a show Part of the Iowa demonstration was televised Wednesday morning Mr guard has asked all those inter- ested in work to see him It sounds like fun Basketball started for the girls on Monday The day we've been out sale Friday and Saturday Be patient boys only He will be open both Betty Phyllis The store will be closed as Nancy and of Cynthia Borcherding are the iors that are going out- Thc ciass is typing for I and accuracy but we're thinking of changing the ion of accuracy During this month while the juniors are having play practice the seniors are having a course in vocational guidance under Mr Edwards We have everything Trom girls going to Iowa to lake to boys going to Ames 4-H Boys Win in State youths were prominent at the Waterloo Dairy winning even more honors than listed Insl week The county demonstration consisting of Allan Ike and Jack Borcherding of he Fredericksburg won honors Their demonstration was on cleaner and taster ing They alfao cave jt at a joint demonstration event with youths fi om anri his first-year her for won second place m Mad wen also placed second wilh h i K and Allan Ike Wilh his hosi- er The boys pay to their Jim who is now ing Iowa Dean Barnes Hired as Extension Director Dean former youth in and Shelby and extension director in county until taking the was to begin work today county ex- director lie succeeds Benson MM vcd in World War Two lie born and raised on a in Cherokee whore he was outstanding in club work He is a of Iowa Slate college 4-H News The Cadets held their meeting fll Kay kes homo Tuesday evening Oct 2 Sixteen members and 4 present The new members Shirley Landou Mary Lou anil Welcome to the Cadets Kills We held the election of officers They arc as follows Vice Jo Ann Pat lone Klotz It was decided the new members will plan the gram for the following year Our project is sewing Karene Nieman was named Flag Barbara Music Chairman and Mardella Guenther Librarian Our record books were returned We had all blue books and one red one Barbara Mikes Long Time Record Book went to state At the close of our meeting we had an initiation of new bers The purpose and principals of the 4-H organization and the different the people who are and how far the organization has were some of the things explained to the girls Georgia Mikes sang and Marlene Klotz sang the Field Each new girl was presented with a Clover Corsage After this Mrs led in Action and we enjoyed some lively games The hostess and her ther served lunch at the close of the evening Cynthia Reporter Mr and Mrs R L Mueller en- at three tables of cards Thursday evening Prizes went to Mr and Mrs and Mrs Kenneth Steege Out of town guests were Mr and Mrs Max Davia of Sunnier Leo Scharnhorst A sign decorated the rear quarters of Dean Garrels Members of a Wedding Party Bride Dick Joan Flower Joyce Frances Hayungs Drag Huessner you know who the Freshmen class of 1952 so we can get our revenge We have some good ideas already Reporter 7th and 8th Grades Thursday our pictures came to the joy of some and the sorrow of but in spite of it all we still enjoy looking at them Our October decorations are going up with help from the Oct- ober committee who are Karen and Ralph Shinstine The 8th grade arithmetic are studying marked selling price and banking In 8th grade English we are having parts of speech 7th and 8th 6 weeks spelling tests are over Boy is that a re- are collecting seeds We are den in the We were happy get our tional Studio a few weeks tures back In numbers we are reviewing BURG NEWS And County We are waiting breathlessly for f nf 1 ne We Ony have 2 OH our charts which get a red dot if we talk when we aren't supposed to fai first grade is ahead of 2nd grade The is beginning to think that school is composed primarily of birthdays We helped Greg Ellison his on October 4th and we en- joyed his treat of candy bars This we have been dis- cussing things we should do to to keep healthy and the ways we help at home We have enjoyed playing in our store and plan to leave it up for awhile SPORTS NEWS No games were played in the past week although one baseball lief Those who got 100 per cent one soft ball game were in 8th grade are as Thursday the girls let David j ball team was to play Lawler's to take home courses Cynthia Juniors week we all received our individual school pictures A lot of us didn't look as good as we thought we hut what we expect It seemed that wo ran out of pictures to ex- change before we even Rot started Last week waa end of tha six and you know what that means We Will get the results of all our hard work about Wednesday when they hand out our report cards Thc students had a little tion when the teachers went to 1 Teachers Meeting on day Everybody seemed to find plenty to do that day Some even went down to Cattle Congress Jack one of our juniors won a first on the team demonstration he was a member of at Cattle Congress On Tuesday they appeared with line other stales in the National Show Barbara Reporter Sophomores As you all know this is the ill a new six rust think only thirty more weeks of school a whole the six weeks teals were average We fid our report cards Wednesday ning I Imagine somo will be very anxious to get them and then some might not be so overjoyed to get them In our subjects this six weeks we arc having about the same as last six weeks except for different topics In Physiology we arc studying the In parallels and In English we are learning to make reports The girls in home ec arc ing plans for redecorating the home cc room The school pictures are here at as a whole they turned out pretty good Thc girls basketball season starts Monday We all ordered our shoes and socks and are ready to dig in We arc hoping to give you exciting action this season Ramona Reporter Freshmen The Freshman are no longer green We are now initiated high-school citizens On Friday we started out with a big strong gunnysack which ed all our books It was carried to every class In our midst we had the following we do mean Little Red Riding Helen Negro Wanda Blind Sandra Mr and Mrs Albert Robert Koerth and berry Finn and Tom Gerald and George The Baby of the Freshmen i-y Time to Retire and Gary Baseball Player the part Melvin Old ther JoAnn The Baby Dick The Typical Teenage Denny Strong Alden The Roger Chief Robin and Karen Douglas Judy nable was the only one in the 7th grade We have our October Program set up as October Dennis Destival Report on Christopher Darlene After Gary Spooks and James Report on of Avis Report on T Carol Report on Fire Violet Judy In 7th English they arc having story telling which is suite in- The 7th grade arithmetic class are studying and they seem to be enjoying them very In 7th geography class they are different trees in ferent countries We listened to the World they were real exciting Dennis Reporter Ass Reporter 5th and 6th Grade In reading wo read about a big tree It was Interesting After every unit we have a quiz In geography wo studied about the Southern States Then we had a test Now we arc studying about the Central States In health we study about the Paris of our body In we arc studying about Common and Proper For arithmetic we have been reviewing substruction and Thc girls have writing the boys P T Then boys have writing when the girls have P T In spelling we have a test over the Cth Sharon Reporter 3d and 4th Grade The interest in our room is tering around on experience ex- cursion which we hope to take soon On Thursday eleven thers responded to letters ten requesting them to come to discuss the transportation and guide problem In a very short time we had seven cars promised and all seemed interested in going as helpers Friday each row of children wrote letters to plants which they wish to visit They chose the best one from each row to be sent Those whose letters were second best were given the privilege of addressing the Donna Young was sent to the Post office to buy envelopes The arithmetic classes are about finished with reviews and will be glad to take up new work Spelling Tests were given and a few children wrote perfect lists Those children were not the ones who had studied the hardest It is much easier for some Next six weeks we plan to publish names of those making the gest improvement 1 st and 2d Grade In first grade reading we are Friday we made a birthday calendar of all the boys and girls birthdays in j team The boys also were to play a baseball game with Lawler The games were until Tuesday Oct be- cause of a muddy diamond at The girls are looking forward very much to the starting of practice which will begin Oct 3 Thursday morning all the players ordered there needed supplies from a Sporta salesman for the Doming year Being thai the is not complete II will not be in until two more weeks Hetty Reporter Another of the new ers this year at burs is Miss Helen above She teaches the Miss is a graduate ot Iowa State ers and this is her first year in teaching Her home town is Elgin STORY HOUR NEWS The first Story Hour of Season was held Oct 6th in the Assembly Room of the School House There were nine little boys and girls present The session started with the Pledge of to the Flag Then we had a short story about our Flag and spent the der of our time playing games and listening to records and ries We hope to have more children with us when we meet again next Saturday October 13th at at School House all children of mer and kindergarten age are welcome to come to Story Hour Those in charge next Saturday are Mrs Ray Mrs John Dawson and Mrs Wm Mrs Henry and Mrs Ed Dedor and Joan were New Hampton visitors on Monday Here's Little Stories Around Town About People You Know RECEIVES PURPLE HEART the room In 2nd grade reading some of us are in our new Are The rest of us are trying to get ready to begin them Mr and Mrs Elam Jr have received word that their Billy had been awarded the Purple Heart Billy has been in Korea the first of June and had not slept m a bed until he was wounded and taken lo a pital 25 miles from the front lines He has been released from the hospital now and will soon join his Division Mrs Ernest will fly lo to gel ted with her new Mr and Mrs Rollis Mueller andi Mr and Mrs Mar Davis the Cattle Friday Vickie Mueller spent the end wilh her Mr and Mrs Alfred Mueller Mrs Louis Rich wont to Des Tuesday to spend several days at the home of Miss Georgia On Wednesday she at- tended a meeting and luncheon of the Des Women's at of which she is u member On Oct thru she attended the State Conference of the Iowa Welfare Hotel Savery Mrs Rich is Chairman of the saw Co Welfare Board Mrs Grace Sumner was hostess at a Bridge luncheon Monday with 8 guests pating Present from burg were Mrs Louis Rich and Mrs John Rich Among others present were Mrs Claude son arid Mrs Wm and other friends from ner and Waverly Mrs Keeling who has been visiting her son-in-law and Mr and Mrs George Gardner at returned home Thursday night Mr and Mrs Ralph Gardner met her in Mason City Mr and Mrs Benjamin son of Hazel came Friday evening to visit at the home of Mr and Mrs Winne Ellis Mrs Mikelson is a niece of Mr Ellis and was married September 1951 Miss Pearl Dayton accompanied by some of the plans to take her school pupils to Wednesday where they will tour some of the Industrial Plants of the City Mr and Mrs Werner ding and daughters visited with the J M Bruce family at Greene Sunday afternoon next week Loot to art we made of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Angus Mr and Mrs Leon Bucknell family of Mr and Mrs C M Caswell of Nashua and Mrs Alta were Sunday lors at the home of Mr and Mrs Floyd Waggoner Mrs Lena Hubbard and Mrs Dawson were Tuesday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs John Dense Mr and Mrs Truman Stokes and Sharon Ann spent Saturday evening m New Hampton Miss Nona Herrick and Mrs Earl Leach Fuday in Sunday dinner guests at tho Henry Kammeyer home were Mr and Mrs Lester and family ot and Mr and Mrs Eri and family The dinner was in honor of the day of Mrs In the afternoon all went to the home of Mrs Amelia to help her celebrate her birthday Mrs Roy Schoonover and Mrs Allen Purdy were hostesses day afternoon to the Women's Circle of the Baptist Church at the home the Hornier Mission lesson was in charge of Mrs Percy Bruns assisted by Mrs Arlan and Mrs N R Davis It was announced at the business meeting that if anyone still has or ding they wish to contribute to the Kansas City flood they may leave them at the rch basement by Thursday after- oon Mr and Mrs Dwight son and daughters of Va came Sunday to visit her ents Mr and Mrs Homer Hadley and other relatives They also ex- to visit his parents at and her law and Mr and Mrs Ray Berg at Minn Stanley Richardson and ny who are attending College at Iowa came and spent the weekend at the home of their Mrs Lela and Mr and Mrs Don McFarland They re- turned to Iowa City Monday and family at Frederika Mr and Mrs Frank Marr at- tended the funeral services for Mrs Fred at New pton Monday afternoon Friends of Mrs Matie Fay will be sorry to learn of her falling last Thursday while putting on storm windows at the home of Mrs Louts Rich She bruised Mr and Mrs Wayne I herself quite although no and Mrt Don Germann ot were and Is con- loo were Sunday dinner gUMU fined to her home Per 5 Cents Per Copy 4th Term Assured for Contest Slated For Seats on Council Social Events AMVET AUXILIARY NEWS Amvet Auxiliary met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Shirley Melugin with Rebecca gy Margaret Hennor and Ruby Thorne as A project for supplying mas gifts for Service men in the Knoxville to give to their families was discussed and accepted Each member is asked to contribute a gift suitable for a mother or not to exceed or These are to be brought to Edna Feldick before October 24th The Annual Pie Day for and their Auxiliary will be Oct A contribution of 60 cents per member will be taken from the funds On October 23rd the District meeting will be held in Mason City with a School of Instruction Any member wishing to attend please notify Etta Morf and make reservations before the 19th The membership Drive is now on Anyone wishing to pay their Auxiliary please contact the Membership Gertrude Mikes All are asked if to help us get a 100 per cent thereby winning a phy We now have a new 5 year old orphan at the Annie mcyer Home at Iowa Thc next Sewing Day will be October 24th at the home of Blanche Ellison Please or send carpet rags of any color The next meeting will bo at Margaret Mueller's wilh Marie and leen as The door prize wax won by Edna SHOWER Mrs Don assisted jy Mrs R M Brandenburg and Mrs Sturgis ed 25 guests at a miscellaneous shower Saturday afternoon for Wiss Beverly ter of Mr and Mrs Waller Miss who has icon working the Relief Of- fices in is be soon lo P F C Joe son of Mr and Mrs A J McNally of New Hampton Mr is stationed at Alaska PURCHASES HOME Mr and Mrs Carrol Smith have purchased a home in la Thc house was owned by VIr Mrs Smith is the former Janet daughter of Mr and Mrs Allan Purdy LEGION AUXILIARY The regular meeting of the gion Auxiliary will be at the Town Hall with the following Luclla Helen Alvina Mattke and Martha ANNIVERSARY Their Wedding sary was by the Rev Mrs Wm Ullerich lasl day wilh a family dinner in the parsonage All the Children and their were present for the Mr and Mrs Victor E Ullerich and Allen of Mr and Mrs C Billic and Ro- of Mr and Mrs Kenneth Michael and Teddy of Mr and Mrs E Zeitz and Linda of and Waldo W Ullerich of Cedar Rapids Iowa ENTERTAINS FOR BROTHER Mr and Mrs Henry Kerssen entertained at a birthday dinner Saturday evening in honor of her brother Jack Herrick Other ests present besides Mr and Mrs derrick were an uncle and VIr and Mrs E B Merriman of who are on their way California where plan to make their home OFF TO CONVENTION Mr and Mrs Henry Kerssen will leave Thursday or Friday to attend the national implement dealers convention at Enroute they will visit the Rev Carl Speicher and wife at Dennison Rev Speicher was the Baptist minister here some years ago His wife has not been in the best of health recently A visit to another former Baptist man the Rev and Mrs U E at Mt is on the itinerary for the homeward trip The Kerssens expect to be gone about two weeks Mrs Ernest Wagstaff expects to leave Waterloo Thursday by plane for where she will visit her son Jack and 6 for 5 Posts Open on New Park Official Due A fourth term in office as mayor for Dr and a race for the five council positions are indicated for ericksburg No contests are slated at the balloting November 6 for park comissioner or for treasurer Stanley present park declined to seek re-election Arthur Claxton has Uled C F present town has filed for with no which is a nice endorsement The open door to another term as mayor also is a vote ol con- for Dr who has been the town's No I dignitary since and who lias been the leader in progressive ments for council Robert who was an unsuccessful candidate the last Henry oil who has been on the council for some Rollis also an oil who is among the new members of the implement seeking his first term on the insurance who has served on the council and meat market who is new to the city race Mikes is a cousin of Frank who did not file Davis is a son of R who has been on the cil for perhaps the past 10 but did not file The third man going off the council it Van who is now on the board and did not deem II advisable to be in dual civic capacities j Locals INJURED IN FALL Dennis son of Mr and Mrs H H fell one day last week while climbing trees In the school and injured his shoulder and back quite badly Denny says he is going to quit being a monkey and the trees Mr and Mrs Stanley Ellison for dinner guests her Mr and Mrs Cleo Ike and family from Kansas City and Mr and Mrs Ed Mattke Mr and Mrs Mattke companied by Mr and Mrs Leo Drape were in Fayette Sunday afternoon fo see Mr and Mrs Cleo Mattke and family at the L E Campbell home Miss Betty Lammers and friend of spent Tuesday ing with Mr and Mrs Stanley Ellison and Tom Mr and Mrs Cleo and children from Kansas came Thursday evening and spent the weekend here and with her Mr and Mrs S E Campbell On Saturday they attended home coming in Fayette Mr and Mrs George Wilson of Superior spent the end at the home of her sister and their families Mr and Mrs Schoonover and Mr and Mrs Fay Stone Mr and Mrs Guy Schoonover and Donna entertained at a ner Friday evening Guests were Mr and Mrs George Wilson of Superior Mr and Mrs Fay Stone and Mr and Mrs Will Nieman Mr and Mrs George Wilson of Mr and Mrs Guy Beverly and Mrs Wilbur Schoonover and spent Saturday at the home of Mr and Mrs Rollis Mueller Mr and Mrs Verne Hucke of visited Mr and Mrs Geo- rge Hucke Sunday Anniversary dinner guests on Sunday of Mr and Mrs Ed were Mr and Mrs Glen Mirs and family of Mr and Mrs Don and Mr and Mrs Carl Eisele and Mrs Doretta Gitch Mrs Chas Mr and Mrt Carl Mikes and Carla Jo were Monday evening supper it UM R T
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