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Laurens Sun (Newspaper) - August 18, 1938, Laurens, Iowa The Home Paper For Home Read Over 3000 People VOLUME LV AUGUST 18,1938 NUMBER 12 LAURENS SCHOOL OPENS SEPTEMBER 5 Old New Free Books ( By Supt. Norman The 1938- 39 school for the Laurens Consolidated will open Sept. 5. Something of the plans and preparations for this event may be of interest to Sun It appears at the present time that the personnel of the school for next year will be identical with that of the last school All bus drivers and have been Rather extensive improvements have been undertaken about the The high school room has been redecorated as has the history room and several All the floors are being refinished and many minor improvements and changes have been The courses of study will be very similar to those of other A college preparatory course offers a liberal education in non- vocational subjects and meets all requirements for entrance to A commercial course aims to prepare for business college and for office positions of limited Business commercial commercial bookkeeping and typewriting are the courses Vocational courses include study with practice in agriculture and This year the homemaking course will also be strictly according to Hughes Several additions and and marketing will round out a four year course in that In addition the adult evening school work that was inaugurated last year will be The work in Speech will be expanded by adding a semester's work in the tenth This will be added the second semester this Another departure will be placing the high school schedule on an hour A of the time each day will be allotted to supervised study in the class This general practice GRANDMA KEMP MEETS FAMILY IN A REUNION Grandma Kemp who is 98 years old enjoyed a family reunion last August 14th at the home of her G. F. Three sons and two daughters were present to enjoy the They were Mrs. Annie Putnam and husband of P. L. Kemp and wife of Fergus Mrs. Margaret Stearns of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Kemp and family of Mason G. F. Kemp and family of Other relatives present included Howard Smith and D. E. Kemp and and Miss Evelyn all of Laurens Ball Boys Close Season With A Victory Sunday Laurens closed the season in the east division of the Clay county league last Sunday by defeating Marathon on their home grounds 7 to 0. Dyvig on the mound for Laurens allowed but one Laurens garnered 13 hits off Marathon has not won a game this season while Laurens has lost but Yet notwithstanding this wide difference in the Scoreboard the game last Sunday was a good Booth Live Wires Hold Exhibit The local Achievement Day of the Booth Live Wires was held at Booth School No. 8 on Friday August 12. A large number of articles were exhibited including Ghost of household canister library and room lid spice shoe * j - * i * * v w ( - Home Coming 6LAP TQ YOU WPA FUNDS TO BUILD DAM AT PICKEREL LAKE Marathon The people of this community received good news nice Dahlberg and Lois and the other Good Posture in Household by Eleanor Dahlberg and Dorothy Bernice and Lois will represent the club at the county fair in Emmetsburg August 18. They also gave the demonstration for the Sunshine Circle at the meeting Tuesday ' Mr. a patrolman gave a talk on Highway by the girls after the A total of 35 people were The attendance ' was cut on account of threshing not being completed in the which was greatly Mrs. a member of the county comean be madj e fle as * te a c eor s o a n d - j u d g e d the exhib its and pupi ls e come o me d A i; Tinhe Lunch was served study of unit assignments with the conception that the classroom is a laboratory in which pupils work under a teacher's guidance should more and more supplant the daily In laboratory courses auch as agriculture and homemaking the total time per class per week will be about the same as jk As unit assignments are developed more extensively the dependence upon a single book as a text book tends to However in some courses one text will continue to be New texts are being added which was received by the Republic and is as Congressman Vincent F. Harrington has received word that the President has approved a WPA allotment of $ 1,870 to construct a dam with spillway and perform work incidental thereto at Pickeral Lake Buena Vista The project is for water conservation purposes and is sponsored by the State Conservation The ' property is THINGS TO WATCH FOR Milk that will keep sterile and fresh at room temperature for as long as four a little hydrogen peroxide and potassium iodide is scientifically into the without affecting its A surf auto- Jn harvesting shellf f is l h g h An f a c i i n d d tre i a n t- g this te opening the sealed oil thus obtaining a greater yield of auto starter iich automatically jiggles the while the engine is U. S. History in high school and in music and language in the grade The Laurens school activities program will be carried on much as in the past The extra 1st 9: 00- 11: 25, 1: 00- 3: 25 speech activities for the coming year Grade 00- 11: 30, 1: 00- 3: 30 will be expanded in 3rd rade 9: 00- 11: 35, l: 3: 35 AUTO VICTIMS YOUNG More persons between the ages of 20 to 24 years died from automobile accident injuries than in any other 1 age the U. S. Census Bureau ' New School House In Booth Township Booth township in Palo Alto county is building a new school house in sub- district No. 9 located west of Bud F ilar to the one he built porth 6f only It will be a modern structure with a full basement and plumbing and work will begin The contract was let last F. 0. editor of the Palmer Press mourns the loss of his wife who died She had been more or less of an invalid for a long with heart Besides the she leaves a daughter living in New York and a son living in Fort Mrs. Mary E. Cone left yesterday morning by way of Fonda for where she will spend a month with a BOY FATALLY INJURED BY AUTO ON NO. 17 Injured of Emmetsburg on Highway The Burke boy and a companion were riding bicycles on the paving and carried no The lights of an approaching car blinded Mr. Parks and he did not see the boy until too The other boy was off the paving and was not The accident happened in front of where the Burkes Mrs. Burke hearing the crash rushed Mr. Parks put the boy and his mother in the car and started for but the boy died on the His skull was No inquest was Mrs. W. J. Fagan and Sadie Wigen spent Wednesday in Fort Thinking Straight About Laurens speech and play Declamatory work is being generally discontinued throughout Iowa and competition on the past basis is Athletic activities will more and more center about the Twin Lakes Conference as the teams of the Conference are met in basketball and An effort to limit the 4th to 6th Grade 9: 00- 11: 45, 1: 00- 3: 40 7th- 8th Grades 9: 00- 11: 50, 1: 00- 3: 50 High School 9: 00- 12: 00, 1: 00- 3: 50 The doors are open to pupils from the country at 8- 30 in the Town pupils are expected to arrive between 8: 50 and 9: 00. No playground activities or supervision are before school The ber of basketball games played will varying dismissal times are planned necessitate the dropping of some go that younger pupils may get home teams previously ' | before older pupils are The music activities are being j pils are expected to leave the building ned on the same basis as in previous | and go directly to their homes upon An effort is being made to cure a competent instructor for The only supplies pupils require continuation of the With hi the primary and intermediate hour per day available as a practice period greater progress should be School In order that the school patrons may be informed as to when grades assemble are ed - we append the grades are paper and in the upper grades a pen. In the grammar ' and high school the pupils subscribe to some required type of current events material buy t w i Ta j. e ' both ook and Here's A Drawing Factor Laurens is not limited to one or two drawing It has several of each of them of its own particular value to the community and playing its part in building for better One of standing in a class by both in character and is the Magness Livestock Sales Here livestock has changed hands to a tune value of as high as $ 75,' 000 in a single With a seating capacity of 400 at the sales this institution has attracted as high as 2500 people to a single in other words acres of standing room jammed with The value of to Laurens is brightened by the fact that every dollar of its volume in business means ihc presence of the individual It is in no case a transaction by but in It to put it in a that every transaction at this plaice the other party to the deal to with whatever good impressions this contact may make upon to the advantage of * the radius ' covered by this sales company is no small for it attracts to Laurens in large from distant 100 now and then going even beyond this when we * re considering the ng points its draw ble to credit the Magness institution with a rating well up in the list of worth while There is both a direct and an indirect value here that should not be lost sight of. Movement Benefits all The merchant is not the only one who would benefit by any concentration of the purchasing power of all of the people of the Laurens R. E. George points Speaking of the Sun's BUILD LAURENS Mr. George Application of this idea would have a tremendous effect for good upon the entire Laurens Benefits would by no menas be confined to ( those engaged in nor to the town of Laurens It would extend out in to the territory as a whole and would be reflected in improved conditions for Mr. George is one of those who by but his appreciation of it is greater today than A recent survey of other towns when he made an business trip that carried him into other communities of like sent him back home in the re- v that Laurens was in a class by and well worth sticking to and fighting Laurens produce plant is more f of a factor for An than many of us a Former Resident Dies At Home In Colorado A. G. an old time resident of Laurens died suddenly at his home near July 31st. While the Sniggs family have been away from Laurens for 17 there arc many here who remember The following from the the local was sent to the Sun office by the daughter now Mrs. Dwight K. A heart attack suddenly ended the life of A. well known rancher of Stewart at 1 o'clock Sunday July 31. Mr. Sniggs hud been about his customary farm routine for the day and the coming without was a severe shock to his family and Funeral service was held at 2: 30 o'clock yesterday afternoon from the homo on the known as the Chinn The A. L. pastor of the Federated officiated with the assistance of. J. C. One hymn was sung by C. E. and Mrs. J. B. with accompaniment by Mrs. Leslie Alfred Gustavus Sniggs was born to Andrew P. and Johanna Johnson Sniggs in Hanover 111., Dec. 24, 1804. After his removal to Iowa he married Miss Lucinda Johnson at in that June 3, 1890. One son and three daughters were born to Melvin N. Miss Luala L. Sniggs and Mrs. Mildred all of and Mrs. Alice V. Piehl of s an Implement salesman from hat occupation he became Owner of his own This business he followed until 1921, when he nd his family came to Afer a few months at Delta they came o the Paonia district where he returned agricultural Mr. Sniggs was a member of the Christian having joined that denomination during his residence at While residing on Stewart and Bone he was an active member of the Bone Mesa farmers Besides his widow and the son and hree he leaves four one brother and one John Sniggs of Delta and Mrs. Oakman of these two only remaining of six brothers and * tit 4 - 1 1 would give much to possess any drawing power equal to this Having actually possessing we should make the most of it by striving to build Appreciation and Application The more of our people who cbme greater good to be gained them in building up Laurens a 1 trade the sooner will this community come into its own and go forward as its tip says F. S. manager of the Kaplan Food Mar as in nearly all the value of the Hakes poultry house comes in for praise as a high point in the drawing power if Taking this institution and its good to the town for granted is not the frame of mind we should he Constructive appreciation of it is what we should feel and As a builder it Is of the greatest and this applies also to the entire Laurens It at once produces a ready and a healthier market for Our farmers and adds directly to all community interests and I feel that as we analyze our present possessions and we just naturally be onto harder for MRS. T. D. LONG BURIED AT MANSON LAST SATURDAY Mrs. T. P. Long passed away at icr home in last Thursday She was 78 years old and icr death was not Several weeks ago she ' fell and crushed her Then a days before her death she partially Her husband died nearly two years O. Mrs. Long was 18 children and early in life went into newspaper first at Dayton and then at She married Mr. Long on June 9th, 1883. She leaves two Merian who has had charge of the Manson Journal since the death of her father had been associated with him in the publication since she graduated from the other daughter is Mrs. Casper Schonck of Des * The funeral was held 8aturday'afternoon at the Methodist Dr. and Mrs. F. M. Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Lonnie Noble and Mrs. Victory from Laurens attended the Mr. and Yin and little son arrived it Mrs. Van and Mrs. H. - * VanPeursem is an ini High school closed this family | eit the west andj have just M Tf i - j
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