Rolfe Arrow (Newspaper) - December 3, 1953, Rolfe, Iowa History Archives District 19 The Rolfe POCAHONTAS DECEMBER 3 1953 10 Guy Barker Last Rites Held at Plover Nov. 24 School Will Meet December 9 NEVER rites for Guy Barker were held November 24, at 2 p.m. in the Plover Methodist church with Rev. E. M Rasmussen George Arnold and Mrs. Glenn Forsythe sang Leadeth and Faith Looks Up To Carl Hosier the Mrs. Edwin Grove accom Mclntire Funeral Home of Rolfe had charge of were W. H. A. R. John Gembler and two A. O. Garlock and Edward and a Jonathan Interment was at Palo in Alta Mesa cemetery beside Cora Garlock of town people attending the services were Mrs. George H. Knoles Palo Mrs. E. W. S. Kane of Dr. and Mrs. Roger G. Barker and family of Mrs. Fred Smith of N. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Coffey of Mrs. Glenn Sanders of Glenn of Mrs. Leslie Prichard of Mr. and Ed Garlock of and Mrs. T. P. Comer of Barker was born in on December 1, 1873, and passed away November 20, 1963, as a result of a heart attack suffered while visiting in Barker came of a pioneer family in Madison HiB Capt. E. G. and his Alice had como west with their families in He spent most of his boyhood in Madison county except a few years in Mexico where his father had mining He graduated with a A. degree in 1898 from the Baptist College in Des In 1899 he married Cora About GO Mr. Barker came to Plover to operate the 1909 Dis Moines where he was secretary of the National Life Insurance Co. In 1915 the family moved to Palo where his wife died in 1985, leaving four married 1987, Mr. Barker married Mrs. Catherine Heath of Grass Ore. They lived in the Plover community nine While on a trip to California in 1947 his passed spent some time with his children in their homes and in 1949, he married Mrs. Tillie Davis of Des They spent their summers in Plover and their winters in Barker was always an active worker in the church and Sunday was a member of the Methodist church of He belonged to the Masonic Order and the Order of the Eastern A Masonic service was by Henry Willingham of Emmetsburg following the church Barker is survived by his two Roger G. of and Guy of New Yark two Mrs. Knoles of Stanford and Mrs. Lucille Kaner of ono Mrs. H. 0. Jenkins of 10 and one school will meet December 9, at the Rolfe School at 7:30 p. m. A Behind the will be shown from 7:30 to 8 p. Pocahontas County will discuss Farmer Emphasis will be placed on probate of administration of estates and related refreshment hour will follow the The public is invited to attend any of the Union Will Present Messiah At Fort Webster County Choral Union will present by George Frederick Handle in the high school auditorium at Ft. Dodge next Sunday December 6, 7:00 Please note the change of chorus of 260 voices and orchestra will again be directed by Paul Guest soloists have been selected from various sections of the This will be the twenty-sixth singers from this community will take part this The following from Rolfe and the number after their name will indicate the of times in the Messiah at Fort H. I. Wickre 6, Fern Kipfer 4, Roy Simonson 2, Beryl Wickre 2, Mrs. Fay Wax 1, LeRoy Simonson 1, Mrs. Kloster 1, Helen Ann Woods 1, Miss Helen Nolan 1, Miss Winter 1, Mrs. Richard Morris 1, and Mrs. Watson 1 From Plover Mrs. Garland Wester man 5, Garland Westerman 4. public is There will be no admission charge but a will be This is splendid opportunity for the people in this community to hear the rendition of this ' popular sacred The Wed In E. Young Died Rites E. 81, died at his home in Rolfe shortly after midnight Dec. 1 after a services will be held 4, Dt 1:30 p. m. at the Presbyterian Church with the Rev. M. J. Burial will be in the Powhatan Cemetery near Plover with the Mclntire Home in his Mr. Young is survived by nine They Russell Mrs. Henry Earl Mrs. Glen Kansas Mrs. Clyde Storm Mrs. Everett Mrs. Earl Gerald and Ira Grand one sister and one brother also Local People Placed In Amateur Mail Route Mildred Jensen of formerly of and Franklin C. Hopp of were recently united in in the Northern Boulevard church at Mo. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Joe Penn her wedding the bride wore a wine colored suit with white accessories and a corsage of pink couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. John Kinred of cousins of the Mrs. Kinred wore a navy blue suit with white and navy accessories and corsage of pink The men wore dark business suits with white the ceremony the wedding party enjoyed a 9 o'clock dinner at Kansas a wedding trip to places pf interest in and they are at home in jind Mrs. Arlo Ives left Tuesday for Des Moines where they attended the Farm Bureau State Amateur Show sponsored by the Lions Club at the school house Monday night proved very entertaining and drew a large local high school Saxophone Quartet won 1st place in the adult is composed of Curtis Merlin Ronald Shimon and Larry winners were 2nd solo by Audrey Jo Lee from 3rd Vocal solo by Mrs. Betty A tie for 4th place between Mary and Alice Johnson of Rolfe representing a vocal trio with guitar and baton twirling trio Des ' Moines Township with Carol Jean Josephine Meisenbach and Jean prize in the 10 to 16 age group went to 3 young performers of Janis Sue Sally Ives and Judy Nielsen in a vocal and Diane Hudek from Pocahontas won 1st place in the under 10 performers in a tap dance 2nd place went to Patricia of Rolfe in a musical number and 3rd place was won by Kay Lynn Taylor of Rolfe for tap the fine display of hobbies presented for Den No. 2 of the Cub Scouts placed 1st, followed closely by Den No. 1 in second and Den No. 3 in third Girl Scouts won a prize presenting their hobbies as a door prize went to Donnie Davidson of judges were Conrad post office department has authorized an extension of rural Route One the Rolfe post effective as of December 1st, Tuesday of this The extention of eight miles improves mail service to twenty-one patrons out of the local patrons benefited by the above mentioned extension Paul George C. Robert Melvin Andrew Floyd Harry Robert Chris Gerald Ezra Alfred S. W. W. W. Richard Glyde August A. E. Phillips Russell and Rites Held November 25 for Mrs. Township Banquet Next A. C. Wobster and Miss Tillie Hanson of spent the holiday with their brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mabel Morrison had as her Thanksgiving dinner her son-in-law and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Still and their family Mrs. Gorman Webb and Mr. and Mrs. Rollin Still all of Des radio station of Storm Rollie B. Camp and A1 Breen from station Fort and Mr. Wiley from Harold having completed his fall farm came to town to serve as the M. C. Twenty-two entries were on hand to participate in this saxaphone quartet has been invited to perform on Ft. in the and Mrs. Alfred Fyfe and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Brooks were Sunday holiday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron sale at Iowa Electric Light and Power Co. Saturday December 12, at 1 Lively Club dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Lehnus were Mr. and Mrs. Isac Couts of Mr. and Mrs. Orlin Henderson ami Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kuebler from Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kuebler and family of Fort Miss Marcia Lehnus from Dick Mr. and Mrs. Russell Harris and Miss Pearl Lehnus of and Mrs. James Jones of Toledo and Mr. and Mrs. Morris Ives and three daughters of Webster came Wednesday to spend the week-end in the Earl Ives Other Thanksgiving dinner guests were Mrs. Hattie Ives and Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Ives and Carl Mrs. a potluck dinner Friday I Woods ahd Becky were Monday December 11, at the Electric dinner guests in the Charles and Power Co. recreation rooms with Mrs. Hulda and Mrs. Lola Cornell in charge of a Christmas program and exchange of homemade Mrs. Mary Mrs. Mary Grethen and Mrs. Emma Molyneux are hostesses and desire a full Rural Women's Club will meet December 10, at 2 o'clock with Mrs. George Cake decorating and display of Christmas home at honoring Mrs. Hansen on Shortly after before the Rolfe ladies left for home a group of neighbor ladies came to surprise Mrs. Mario Wiegman accompan ied her son and Mr. and Mrs. John Wiegman of Fort to Minneapolis where they spent Thanksgiving with Mrs. John Mr. and Mrs. They returned home Rolfe's Christmas Decorations arouse the Christmas spirit in Rolfe residents a has been arranged with cash Greater Rolfe Club will award the following cash prizes for the best Christmas decorations in the residential Prize 5.00 Iowa Light and Power Co. will also furnish free of charge the electric current for the month of December to the winners of these This means your whole residential electric just the current consumed by the Christmas let's fellow and start planning right These prizes plus the pride you receive in keeping the holiday spirits high in our town are well worth the will be judged by out of town judges on originality and No entry blanks everybody is daughter of Henry and Susan was born at October 6, 1883. her early childhood she moved with Jier family to Pocahontas County where she lived most of her June 30, 1909, she was united in marriage with C. Five children were born to They are Marie and Christian of Edward and Doris Raymond of and Albert of Clear who with their father are to mourn her - Budolfson was a member of the Rolfe Presbyterian She enjoyed life to the fullest and led a very active life until illness forced her to restrict her She was never happier than when helping entered the hospital on November 3 where she passed away quietly on November 23. survivors in addition to her husband and children are eight Jerald and Joan Diana and Steven all of Linda Kay and Robert Budolfson of Clear and Ann Budolfson of She also leaves three Edd Palo Albert Cecil and six Faye Gauthier and Flossie Grants Gladys San Carrie Viola and Ida Lynes of rites in charge of Rev. Martin J. Prehn were held at the Rolfe Presbyterian Church 25. Music was furnished by Mrs. Anita Beckord and Mr. James The many beautiful floral gifts were cared for by Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Mr. and O. E. were six nephews of Mrs. Roger Arthur Richard Ronald Robert and Ancil Westbrook was in with Funeral Homo of Rolfe in of town relatives and friends in attendance for the rites included the Mrs. Faye Grants Mrs. Gladys San Mr. and Mrs. Leon Harris and Ardeth and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mr. and Mrs. Albert Twigg Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mr. and Mrs. Rex Josephine and Florence Mrs. Anine Mr. and Mrs. Ancil Budolfson and Mary Herman Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Mrs. Mabel Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Mrs. Robert Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Margaret Ruth Ronald Mrs. Frank West Donna Des Mrs. Elsie 111. annual Garfield Township Farm Bureau banquet will be held at the Presbyterian church next December 7, at 6 p. J. Pocahontas will be the guest speaker when ho shows his pictures taken while a guest of the together with three other newspapermen and eleven educators Elbert has many interesting pictures of many may be secured from Virgil Bob Phillips John Howard Hansen or Mabel Drive Nears Northeast Town Country Community Chest drive for funds is nearing its Clinton Township has exceeded its goal of by a close Garfield Township has reported of its goal of Des Moines Twp. reported its goal was and Powhatan Town ship reported of its goal of are a few solicitors ahd contributors who have not yet made any report on their It hoped that a full report can soon be made of all townships and that the respective goals have been Nuptials Read a double ring ceremony on Thanksgiving Nov. 2G, Miss Betty Jo daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Strathman of became the bride of John W. son of Mrs. Arvin L. Beckel of Storm The marriage took place at 9:30 o'clock that morning in Heart church here with Rev. Jerome Koenig officiating and as celebrant of the nuptial Mass. White chrysanthemums decorated the White satin ribbons marked the music was played on the organ by Miss Eileen O'Brien who also accompanied the Robert Conrad and Mrs. A1 Mr. Conrad sang and Lord I Am Not Mrs. sang as the bride placed a bouquet upon the altar of the Blessed she sang At Thy Feet Is escorted to the sanctuary by her wore a gown of white satin and It was fashioned with a fitted bodice with two panels of lace extending down the front and one down the back of of the The bodice fastened at the back with tiny satin The sleeves tapered to a point nt the wrist and were also button The full skirt ended in a Cathedral Her fingertip veil of nylon vet was draped from a bandeau of lace and She wore a two strand pearl which was the gift of the and carried a crescent bouquet of Fiji to the bride were her four Mrs. Warren Lovejoy of Lawler as matron of Mrs. Charles Byrd of Mrs. Robert Charlesworth of on Page of Public Can Help Xmas cooperation of the public in preparing their mailing of greeting cards and gift parcels constitutes nn important factor in facilitating their dispatch and Below are listed some regulations and suggestions that you will find very stamps in advance of the rush all matter plainly and completely in give street address and apartment if or box or U.K. number whenever The delivery zone should be shown when and articles carefully in durable Wrap and tie articles but do not seal them unless they are May Be Opened for Postal Inspection If together with the name and address of as sealed parcels not so labeled or endorsed arc subject to postage at the letter additions and may be Not Open Until this being permitted in order to encourage early Written greetings such New may be enclosed with fourth-class Books may bear simple dedicatory inscriptions not of a personal Other written additions subject parcels to letter not enclose letters in as doing so would subject the entire parcel to letter Communications prepaid at the 1st class rate may be sent with parcels prepaid at the or fourth-class rate by securely attaching the envelopes containing the letters or other written matter to the outside of seals and stickers should not be placed on the address side of holiday greetings as 1st class mail to obtain the many advantages which this service Such greetings prepaid at tho 1st class rate may be sealed and contain written They are dispatched and delivered forwarded if without additional if returned at no further expense to the provided the sender's address ia shown on the Christmas Bent 3rd class mail without unauthorized writing enclosed are chargeable with 2 cents a minimum charge of 3 cents is applicable to such greeting cards which measure less than 4 inches long or 22 inches having a number of greeting cards to deposit are urged to tie them in bundles with addresses all faced one way before mailing so as to facilitate their handling in the post December 5 until Christmas the post office will remain open until 5 p.m. on Y. W. Christmas meeting will be held at the Iowa Light Power Co. basement at 8 Monday December 7. Members are reminded to bring contributions for a Cherokee adult and for a German There will be a 50c gift Members are also urged to remember their capsule pal at Christmas Olive Branch of the Rebekah Lodge will meet at the home of Mrs. Pat Dec. 7, for a 1 o'clock covered dish Mrs. Carl Hansen will be assisting There will be a 50c gift regular meeting of will be 10, at 8 p. m. Dinner will be served at There will be election of 0 is the deadline for accepting news items for that week's Please contact the Arrow office or your correspondent as early as possible to assist the paper's staff in getting the paper out on Your co-operation will be greatly public in invited to a miscellaneous bridal shower honoring Dolores Neilsen at the Lutheran Church parlors December 9, at 7:30 p.