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Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - May 19, 1916, Lemars, Iowa ' Historical Society Vol. No. 40. Published Tuesdays and LE MAY 19, 1916. $ 2.00 Per $ 1.50 if Paid in YOUNG WIFE DIES MRS. M. J. KENNEDY SUCCUMBS TO CONVULSIONS WAS ILL ONLY A FEW HOURS Mlu Florence Brehm Suffered an Attack of Hemorrhage of the on Wednesday Evening and Passes Away the Following This community was shocked yest e r d a y by the announcement of t he d e a t h of Miss Florence daught e r of Mr. and Mrs. J o h n of Hungerford a f t e r an i l l n e s s of only a few Miss B r e hm a n d a number of o t h e r high school g i r l s were a t t h e school house Wednesday evening practicing for t h e pageant to be given May 30th, l a t e r went to t h e picture On t h e w a y ' h o me from the show Miss Brehm was suddenly t a k e n 111 w i t h hemorrhage of t h e lungs and had t o be assisted to t he home of R. B. where s he Physicians were at once summoned and she was given every a t t e n t i o n but h e r condition grew steadily worse and she passed away shortly after 1 o ' c l o c k T h u r s d a y T h e family were notified of her illness Wednesday night and were all a t h e r bedside during the morning except a Mrs. J O. of Sioux who did not reach LeMars un til l a t e r in t h e Miss Florence was b o r n J a n u a r y 14, 1898, on t h e f a rm in Hungerford where h e r p a r e n t s still - She was a bright and ambitious and foT the past two years had been a student in t h e LeMars high In t h e home and in Le Mars her Bweet and ing manner made h e r many warm friends who s h a r e with the three s i s t e r s and three brothe r s the sorrow they feel in t h e loss of this loved funeral will be held Sunday services being held at 1: 80 o'clock at t h e Brehm home and at 2 o'clock at Melbourne of which d e c e a s e d w a s a UNION GRANGE Members Will Give Entertainment at Mount Hope An e n t e r t a i n m e n t will he given in t h e Mt. H o p e t h r e e miles south of Wednesday May 24, at 8: 30. The program witli the names of those taking part is aR Good music will be furnished t h r o u g h o u t t h e e v e n i n g by Union Miss Reading - - Miss Ruth Young Those Who Preach and Those W h o P r a c t i c e - Carleton Harold George Calvin Quaker Misses H a r r i e t and Ethe r E y r e s Elizabeth Blanche Velma P r a t t J u l i a Harvey and Gladys Reading - - Miss Avis Bisbee Dialogue The Wrong - - J u l i a H a r v e y and Gordon Stokes Solo - - - - Blanche Hasbrook Dialogue T h e Spiritual Boost of Miss Kate ( the Mistress a w r i t e r Gladys B l e n n e r h a s e t ( the Clarabelle Wyand o t t e ( the Mary An Emergency a t h r e e a c t com will be given by t h e following c h a r a c t e r s Mrs. T a n n e r t h e Sara Alec a young George J u l i a who h a s a Ethel E y r e s F r a n k T a n n e r who Is Intere s t e d in S t o k e s June who didn't like her Blanche Robert a t t o r n e y at L e s l i e the Burton Owen Mrs. hospital H a r r i e t E y r e s Miss a n u r s e Elizabeth An admission of five cents will b e charged all over twelve A PRETTY WEDDING MARRIAGE OF LOUISE HEISSEL AND HENRY KAMP COUPLE POPULAR YOUNG PEOPLE Ceremony Takes Place at St. Joseph's Church in the Presence of Many Wedding Breakfast at the Home of Bride's The sudden of C h r i s t i n e young wife of M. J occurred a t t h e here Wednesday Death was d u e t o uraemic resulting from t h e baby boy also Christine Dennis was born in December 25, 1891. She came t o this country five years maki n g h e r home in New York where she was united in marriage to M. J. Kennedy January 23, 1915. They came t o where t h e g r o om was engaged in In 1916.. t h e y moved t o a farm two miles east of LeMars which waB h e r home at the time of h e r She was t a k e n suddenly ill Monday and hurried to n hospital where all medical skill and loving care proved n g - a n d she passed leaving a young husband to m o u r n her untimely Relatives in New York were notified but could not be Requiem high mass was celebrated a n d the funeral held T h u r s d a y morning from St. J a m e s ' She w a s l a id to r e s t in t h e Catholic Those attending the funeral from a distance ' Mrs. J a m e s Owens and d a u g h t e r f r om Des J a m e s of Sioux City a nd Mr. J. of South JOHN FREYMANN IS DEAD Leaves Two Sons Who Are In The French Army Sioux City J o u r n a l John 64 y e a r s a r e t i r e d died Tuesday night at his six miles n o r t h of Sioux City on t h e P e r ry creek His death was due to Mr Freymann was o n e of t h e oldest f a r m e r s in Woodbury He h ad been a farm operator on t h e Perry creek road for more t h a n five y e a r s He born in Surviving a r e t h r e e Emit of Sioux a n d t w o Bons w ho a r e in t h e His w i f e died several years Mrs. E d w a r d Vond r a k is t h e only surviving Funeral services wero Thursday morning at 10 o'clock from t h e St. J e an Baptist The burial was in Calvary The m a r r i a g e of Miss Louise d a u g h t e r of Mrs. Fidel and Mr. Henry was solemnized on Tuesday morning at nine o'clock at St. Joseph's Catholic Rev. F a t h e r F. Feuerstein T h e bridal couple were attended by Miss a niece of t h e and Mr. Frank a b r o t h e r of t h e The bridal gown was of white with trimmings of lace and and her tulle veil made with a cap effect was held in place by a wreath of t i n y white rose The bridal bou quet was a shower of w h i t e Miss Bortscheller wore a pretty gown of pale green crepe de chine with trim mings of gold She carried an a rm bouquet of Killarney After t h e ceremony a wedding breakfast w as served at the home of t h e b r i d e ' s moth 1901 F i f th s t r e e t The fifty in found places at t h e a t t r ac t i v e ly appointed table on which the colors of green and w h i t e predominated harmonized with the centerpiece of white Mr. and Mrs. Kamp left on t h e evening train for a trip to St. Paul and The bride wore a blue tailored suit of voile with accessories to The out of town guests att e n d i n g the wedding Mr. a nd Mrs. Henry of Mrs. H e n r y Dell Rapids South Mr. J o e of Francis of la. The young people received a large number of valuable wedding gifts including cut silver and furniture for t h e i r new ROW ABOUT A ROAD The b r i d g e ' o n S o u t h Main n e a r the country h a s b e e n toru out to m a k e place for t h e Aew 86 foot bridge will be b u i l t t h e r e Dynamite was used to destroy the old which has been i n service Building on t h e new bridge 9 m be begun on Mr. and Mrs. Frank of entertained the Five Hundred on Wednesday High score was won by T. J. Simeon and the bobby prises by Mrs. John Luken Mr. and After the games delicious refreshments were Ray Irvin and Frank of guests of John Cooper and Henry this Irvin was a resident Qf LeMars some years A lady's black ooat 1^ 34rfraebdpa'lton t Finder leave at Sentinel office and receive to Mr. and Herman jfr ' V A son wag born ORs and Wilbur rasing on North Main street n. Union Township Farmer Charged With Malicious Mischief of Union was a r r a i g n e d before Mayor Smith on Tuesday on a c h a r g e of malicious The information was sworn out by J. Lite Is said to have d ug n ditch and t o r n up t h e highway and refused to All In t h e road When notified by t h e t r u s t e e s to repair the r o a d an a l t e r c a t i o n Mr. Lite asked for a continuance of t h e c a s e as he wished t o secure an a t t o r n e y The mayor s e t t h e h e a r i n g of t h e case for S a t u r d a y at two WILL BUILD HEW BRIDGE BOARD LETS CONTRACT FOR STRUCTURE AT BE COURTEOUS Courtesy in Motor Driving Is the Rec of the Rights of Others When you see a child on a curb slow Remember the child can s t a r t quicker than you c a n Do not open your cutout on the s t r e e t s during the Remember t h e r e are many sick people on their d e a t h which such a sound greatly Do not open your out a t night for you probably remember some night when you were disturbed when t r y i n g to sleep by some fool whose g r e a t e s t claim to fame was his And remember t h a t your horn is j u st a few t i m e s worse t h a n your cutout Be courteous to police officials and they will more than repay it. And if you feel like swearing at t h e or if you do not l i k e the traffic a r r a n g e m e n t s remember that perhaps you may be a s most cities of t h e United S t a t e s a r e today striving toward uniform traffic DEATH OF FRANCIS MINEAR Succumbs to Disease After Short Illness F r a n c i s M. passed away very death being caused by Brights The deceased had always appeared to enjoy the best of h e a l t h until last week when he became so seriously 111 t h a t he was removed to t h e Lord Letster hospital from his place of employment In t he wholesale department of the M. E. Smith and Company of where he h a d been employed for t h e past six His death came as a great shock to t h e family and friends as it was never thought that t h e end was so Mrs. received word on Friday of his illness and left Immediately for Omaha to be by his bedside in h is l a s t Mr. died shortly a f t e r her The body was removed to Cole MacKay's undertaking p a r l o r s F a r n um from which place the funeral was conducted by t h e Methodist pastor on Monday a t t en o'clock and i n t e r m e n t made in West Lawn F r a n c i s M. Minear was born at Kosciusko on September 28, 1867, and was married to Flora M. Dunseth a t Illinois on December 10, 1890 and to this union was born four three sons and one The daughter died in His first wife died April 25, 1907. On October 16, 1911, was united in m a r r i a g e with Mrs. Cora P. of who with t he is left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving husband and The sons a r e Alvin of of and of S. D. He is also survived by two s t e p Mrs. E s t e l l a of Council and Mrs. Mabel Van of and one step- Marvin of two Thomas of George of and two s i s t e r Mrs. Jemima of and Mrs. E l s i e of Elm Mr. Minear had a kind and honest disposition and was highly respected by his many friends In this vicinity and who will r e g r e t ' t o J e a rn of his OPEN BALL SEASON LE MARS AND ALL NATIONS EACH WIN A GAME COOL WEATHER AND SMALL CROWD With Lotz in the Box Home Team Defeats the In Second Game Donaldson's Deliveries Were a Puzzle ind LeMars is Only a small crowd turned out at Athletic p a r k on Tuesday to see t he first game of the The r aw chilly wind and unseasonable baseball w e a t h e r probably kept some The home team put t h e game on ice in the first two scoring six runs and driving out of the e r r o r s helping in t h e Lotz In the box for LeMars only allowed four hits a n d s t r u c k out six The visitors got their lone tally in t he sixth on a n The home team pulled a triple play in t h e second inning and the visitors made three double The high wind made it hard to j u d g e flies but several good w e r e LE MARS AB R H PO A E ss 5 2 1 2 2 1 2b 4 1 1 2 2 0 l b 4 1 2 10 1 0 3 b 4 0 1 2 1 0 cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 p 0 0 0 0 0 0 rf 4 0 0 1 0 0 If 4 1 1 7 1 0 c 4 1 1 7 1 0 p 4 1 1 1 5 0 Total 38 6 8 27 12 1 ALL NATIONS AB R H PO cf 4 0 0 2 l b 4 1 1 10 ss 4 0 1 1 c 4 0 1 5 rf 4 0 0 1 2b 4 0 0 4 3b 4 0 0 0 If 3 0 0 1 p 3 0 1 0 H. C. Curtis returned Tuesday from where he spent most of t h e He will remain here until when he joins his Mrs. at and spends t h e summer with her touring the New England Can you afford to can fruit over a hot stove when you can buy i t a t these low Regular 25 cent value in fancy fruit at $ 1.30 a half dozen or $ 2 40 a dozen This is a real b a r g a i n and deserves Mrs Viola Weber of Ion aru visiting at tlm 2 ' eb Shearon The board of supervisors a brief session on The board let the contract for a new bridge at The contract was awarded to the Western Bridge and Construction to construct a Marsh Rainbow Arch at a of $ 4,999, and the job is to be finished by The bridge is be built in tbe town of south of the The city will spend in the neighborhood of $ 2000 in addition on the bridge and sidewalk and ' The bridge has a seventy foot span. The purchased a strip of land 16% feist in width from J. J. of Washington for road paying | 25. The remainder ot the session was spent In auditing accounts s. nd allowing The board then regular meeting of board is June 6, the day on which primary is The board will meet adjourn and meet a tow days A of Mr. and Mrs. 1 has been 111 a of. is JnY i. 4 & M mm p jr. j U is the guest of Mr. and R. W. ' Prerii strawberries and Commencement at Kingsley The d a t e for t h e commencement exercises of t he class of 1916 of the Kingsley High School has been set for May 25th. The exercises will be held in t h e opera There a r e twelve members In t h e c l a s s t h i s They a r e as Misses Edna Fairy Florence Ila Laurel Mabel Beatrice Adams and E s t h er There a r e only two boys in t h e Beardsley and Dwight ' Register If You Would Vote The attorney general has held that on account of the vote oh woman suffrage the June primary becomes a special election and that registration is required in towns the same as This means that if you have into the ward where yon now live last election you must register if you would vote at the If you have not moved re- registration is not until this The first date for registration - is next Thursday and Does Big Land Business M. R. the Remsen land who is using space in the Sentinel's advertising says that in the past two weeks he has sold | 304,000 worth of northwestern Iowa d Minnesota land and that the rush has evidently just as he has more inquiries and for land than he can Mr. Faber advertises what has to Bell and whenever there in any land nesa going he gats share of It ohn who has been at hospital where he under- mt an was covered to 4 taken to her bij F r i e n d s in LeMars have received word of t h e b i r t n of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. H. J. of on May 14. Mrs. Klein is a s i s t e r of Dr. G. H. Mammen of this Capt. J. G. of - has been notified that a non- commissioned officers school for t h e Iowa National Guard will be held in Des Moines t he l a s t week In The customary summer school for commissioned officers has been abandoned because t he officer Instructors are all on duty on t h e Mexican Company K. will h a v e some representatives at t h e noncommissioned officers Another new shipment of t h o s e e x t ra l a r g e ripe pineapples at only 15 cents Total 31 0 2 27 14 1 ALL NATIONS AB R H P O A E l b 5 3 1 10 0 1 cf 6 2 0 0 0 0 ss 5 1 1 2 3 0 c 5 0 0 12 0 1 rf 5 2 2 1 0 0 2b 5 1 0 1 3 0 p 5 0 0 0 2 0 3b 5 1 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 A shipment of extra fancy kima Valley apples at the Real Estate Transfers Gateway Nursery to G. Bolser 8M> 21 Burns Sub. $ 5000. Gateway Nursery Co. to W. Q. P t 8 16 92 45 $ 1.00. Gateway Nursery to W. G. Bolser P t N W 16 16 92 45 | J 0 0. M. e t a l to E. 36 90* 45 Gateway N u r s e r y to W. L t s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Clays Place $ 1000.00. - CELEBRATE HAPPY EVENT MR. AND MRS. DEAN OBSERVE FIFTIETH Kingsley Wednesday of week occurred the fiftieth anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. this and fhey were at dinner by Mr. and Mrs. T. Mrs. Lney of Lake Present at the dinner quiet family Mr. and are pioneers 1 of Wood bury having come lb very early d a y l o n g before the i g i ot Kingsley was platted Thoy residents qf Kingsley ever Since the town and id Mrs. 0* 3 Totals 34 1 4 24 11 5 Score by i n n i n g 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 All Nations 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 Struck o u t by 6; by 1; bl 3. Hits off 4; off 3; off 5. Bases on balls off 4; off 1, In the g a m e on Wednesday the All Nations with their s t a r in t h e b l a n k e d t h e home Only two h i t s obtained off his d e l i v e r i e s who pitched for was wild and p a s s e d t en men and h i t The a t t e n d a n c e at t h e second game was slightly larger t h a n on t h e previous LE MARS AB R H PO A E ss 4 0 0 2 3 0 2b 4 l b 4 3b 4 cf 3 rf 3 if 3 9 3 p 3 1 4 0 16 CITIES SHOULD HELP of State Highway Thinks Cities Should Help Roads in the vicinity of cities of 15,000 or over should be partly maintained by the says T. H. of t h e S t a t e Highway commission of in discussing the good roads s i t u a t i o n In Mr. McDonald states that his office considered a graveled road when maintained to be t h e right kind of a hard road for almost all traffic conditions In Iowa outside of the immediate vicinity of cities of 15,000 I n h a b i t a n t s or upwards and t h a t when t h e called paved types of road a r e built near to large c i t i e s property within the city should pay a larger share of our road taxes t h a n it now does for t h e construction for t h e reason that much of t h e traffic which makes such a road necessary originates in t h e c i ty E. T. chairman of a state sub- reports the result of his Investigations as to improved roads and their effect upon farm values in other He r e p o r t s l e t t e r s from 400 farmers living on h a r d roads in six s t a t e s Every farmer replying to h is l e t t e r reported hard roads a good Not one seemed Everybody seemed to prefer his own kind of a whether it were concrete or When averaged the 400 farmers reported t h e i r farms to have been increased in value $ 13 p e r acre by graveled No one in any of the six midwestern s t a t e s suggested that tbe hard road had created burdensome These 400 farmers were asked the direct a s w h e t h e r they would lake the money back had paid for the improved roads and go back to t he old conditions and not a single one indicated a willingness to do so. Many s t a t e s charge a portion of ( he cost of permanent road work to nearby property and the question in Iowa is important in that the main roads n a t u r a l l y will be those to be improved first and property on t h e s e roads will receive more benefit t h a n p r o p e r t y fart h e r D. W. N o r r i s r e p o r t s that mass meetings in t en counties in Iowa t h i s winter numbering from 200 to 600 people in a t t e n d a n c e and indorsed t h e bond plan of distributing the cost of permanent road and bridge work and t h a t boards of supervisors In many counties h a d decided to do much permanent grading and gravel construction upon t h e bond plan this The r e p o r t s of county engineers show that bonds to the ext e n t of over $ 1,000,000 were issued by counties in Iowa last year for bridge and road The $ 13 a n acre which t h e 400 farmers who wrote to Mr. Meredith found to be t h e increased value of t h e i r land after road Improvements is more than county road tax in t h i s s t a t e for a q u a r t e r section of in t h e average says D. W. chairman of t h e b e t t e r roads after h e a r i n g Mr. Meredith's The average county road tax for a quarter section of land is approximately $ 9. TO TALK SUFFRAGE S. OF WILL DELIVER ADDRESS HAS KNOWLEDGE OF ITS WORKING Totals 45 10 6 27 10 2 Score by LeMars 00 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 All Nations 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 10 Struck out b y 3; by 10. H i t b y pitched by Bobbie Black J r. The Alton t e am will play LeMars at Athletic p a r k o n Sunday He Has Spoken in Most of the Large and Important Cities of the United States and England on Various J. S t i t t who will sepak in LeMars on Monday May 22d, is a writer and social and was one of t h e s p e a k e r s in t he Empire State Campaign for woman Coming direct from where he was Mayor from 1911 to 1913, Mr. Wilson is equipped with knowledge about t h e workings of woman He was a g r e a t powe r in t h e 1911 campaign which won t h e woman's enfranchisement in He has spoken in most of the large and important cities of the United S t a t e s and England on social and political The l a s t lect u r e which he delivered in New York City was to 6,000 people in Carnegie and to a s many more on Madison Besides his deep interest in social Mr. Wilson is a member of t h e National Educational Association and has written a book on vocational He is a g r a d u a t e of Northwestern He is a forcible orator and magnet i z e s his audience. His speech h as t h e power of a direct personal m e s s a ge Weather and Crop Bulletin For t h e week ending May 16, 1916. The week as a whole was cool and Heavy rains fell in all p a r t s of the state on the 13th and 14th. T he amounts of rainfall ranging from one to more than four inches and averaging more than two and a s a result corn planting has been many streams a r e bank full and some lowlands a r e t h e first two days of t h e week were favorable for work and rapid progress was made in p l a n t i n g Probably 6* per cent of t h e c r o p Is p l a n t e d and much of the e a r l y planting in t he southern counties is The rains will be of great benefit to small g r a s s e s fruits and all garden Spring small grain is looking fine and doing b u t winter wheat i s much below t h e many fields have been plowed up a n d t h e ground planted to Pasturage is plentiful and all s t o c k Is n ow on A box full of good cookies at Thom a ' s Grocery for only $ 1.00 a n d when t h e box i s empty it will m a k e you an egg case worth one- third of t h e The Campfire Girls will h a v e a y sale at Thoma's Grocery next Satu r d a y at 1: 30 IS A TALENTED MUSICIAN MISS ALTA FREEMAN WILL GO TO EASTERN COLLEGE Farmers and Taxpayers There will be a meeting at the court house May 20, at 1: 30 p. m. at which time efforts to organize a taxpayers league will be taken The Honorable M. B. ot Harrison will address the farmers on Adv. For a good Chalmers run approximately 4000 in good No. 1 P. Trees we have in will grow We have a nice Tbe Gateway Nursery - or The Walker 1008 Franklin Inquire of Jacob G. 4 Co. Dally shipment of strawberries and pineapples at 1s a p d time to can ' ' ' Washington and Plymouth ' M i Miss Alta who has been in charge of the normal work of the music department at Morningside College since it was installed two years has resigned the position and will sever her connection with Morningside at the close of the present Miss Freeman will spend the summer In LeMars with her Mr. and Mrs. W. S. and next fall will go to to accept a position in Miss Porter's School for Miss Porter's school is an educational Institution of high rank and its musical department is under the direction of Carlo who was one of Miss Freeman's instructors when she East studying supervises the music department of the school and Miss Freeman will work under his giving lessons that alternate with Miss Freeman Is a talented musician and her friends are not surprised to hear of. and In her TRAVELING IN MEXICO Getting First Hand Information for Chautauqua Address F. one of the speakers engaged to deliver an address at our writes from Mexico City t h a t he left home April 24th and stopped t h r e e days in San where h e spent much time with Generals Scott and both of whom he has known for many y e a r s He then proceeded to Mexico City via Eagle P a s s and P l e d r a s Mr. Scott further s t a t e s that he h a s made acquaintances and h as already gathered a lot of information which h a s n e v e r been published i n t h is Scott is i n Mexico on a tour of investigation preparing for h i s summer work of telling audiences on t h e Vawter T h e T r u t h About Exemplify Pythian 8lsters Work The local lodge of Pythian Sisters added seven new members to their roll at Wednesday night's the work being put on by a team from After the degree work refreshments were served and a social evening Mrs. Dr. district accompanied the visiting team and assisted in the exemplification of the The Hawarden visitors were W. E. Q. A. L. D. W. Wilkinson and Roy Misses May Reeves and Marie and Abbey and A- 1* Farm ' For 8ale ' I offer sale the of NBtt of Section 29 In Stanton known as. the F r a n k R. Delaney Interested parties should or see Mathew ' ' At the on Saturday May 20th, the youny ladies of the T n i t e a g b u l m lwin Miss Augusta had a hearing before the commissioners on sanity and was was taken to the state institution Cherokee on Wednesday evening tiy sheriff and Mrs. ' Tbe Presbyterian Ladles Aid society t will meet with ' J May 8Srd. Mrs. Vj berry and Mrs. L. S Hastman will asj j v r are new
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