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   Albert City Marathon Republic (Newspaper) - November 13, 1969, Albert City, Iowa                                 The Marathon Republic  and the Albert City Appeal  MARATHON, BUENA VISTA COUOTY. IOWA 50565  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1Q69 NUMBER 46  Educational Outlook  ^ by Nell V. Mansfield  ^t was a pleasant experience to receive a letter of commendation from the State Department of Public Instruction on the improvement of our plant facilities and the library advancement. All our teachers are properly certified and state Mproved to teach in their special areas.  Marathon has always maintained good discipline in the school system and we plan to continue that philosophy. True, they say, teenagers are different today than a few years ago, but going on the assumption that all of us need disciplining in one way or another. I announced to the students #iat a well educated student, a well mannered student, a well bred student, a student that had respect of his parents, a student that planned on being a good adult citizen, would expect to be required to show respect for the school rules, show respect for the faculty and to do the right thing and if not they could expect to be punished by the Superintendent with a paddle, if that student is in the Elementary Department and if a high school student cnooses not to follow school rules, etc., could expect to be suspended from school and at least one parent to accompany their child to the Superintendent's office on the morning to come back to school.  The Board of Education Stet the school day from 8:15 to 3:45 and the students are required to be in regular classes or study hall or a school sponsored activity, if they expect to receive .credit for their classes. No student is to be allowed a work permit from 8:15 to lil?:45. Let us all cooperate, 'hoping we do the right thing for all the students.  Marathon students have a lot going for them and I sincerely hope the students respond as ladies and gentlemen and that the parents understand.  * State School Boards Convention in Des Moines this week. Because our State Legiislature will be meeting each year, the State School Boards Convention will be growing more and more in importance to the future school laws.  It was certainly a pleasure to be with the football team, Softball team, coaches, 'cheerleaders, sponsors, etc. at Stub's. The Sunday night affair was in honor of the teams and cheerleaders, coaches and sponsors. About forty attended.  WITH THE SICK  Mrs. Minnie Johanson entered the Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake Saturday for medical care and observation.  SERVICES HELD FOR MRS. EVA MAIDEN  Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, Nov. 8, at 1:30 p.m., from the United Methodist Church in Sioux Rapids, for Mrs, Eva Maiden, formerly of this place, who died Wednesday morning, Nov. 5, at Sioux Rapids. Pastor Donald L. Anderson of Albert City officiated. Organist was Mrs. Merlin Landsness and the soloist, Robert A. Johnson, sang "My Father Knows" and "The Old Rugged Cross."  Mrs. C. E. Howe and Mrs. Fern Weise were in charge of the floral arrangements. Bearers were Gaylon Anderson, Gale Howe, Michael Marietta, Marvin Sassman, Wendell Ritchie and Carl Waisner. Interment was in the Marathon Cemetery with the Sliefert Funeral Home of Sioux Rapids in charge of arrangements.  Obituary Eva I. Maiden, daughter of the late John and Lydia Patton Groff, was born April 5, 1899, at Mallard, Iowa. She attended school in Mallard and grew to womanhood there. She later moved to Marathon, Iowa, and made her home there for 37 years. She moved to Sioux Rapids to an apartment in September, 1969.  She had been in failing health for several years and she passed away suddenly in the apartment of her son. Dean, Wednesday morning, Nov. 5, at the age of 70 years and 7 months.  She leaves to mourn her passing three sons: Verne of Branson, Missouri, formerly of Marathon, Calvin of Marathon, and Dean of Sioux Rapids; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Bonnie) Storck of Britt, Iowa, and Mrs. Dale (Ann) Johanson of Ringsted, Iowa; one brother, Phayne Groff of Colorado Springs, Colo., and one sister, Mrs. A. F. (Mabel) Lodes of Milwaukee, Wis., 18 grandchildren and 5 great-gramichildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Vaun, who was killed in service Dec. 5, 1944.  FORMER RESIDENT DIES IN BES MOINES  Former resident, E m i 1 Johnson of Des Moines, died early Wednesday morning at Wesley Acres, Des Moines, where he had been residing.  Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 14, at Grace Lutheran Church, with burial in the Marathon Cemetery.  Grace Lutheran Welcomes  New Pastor and Family  c ^  Rev. and Mrs. Henry Palm and family of Lock-ridge are new residents, having arrived last week. Rev. Palm 'is the new pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, taking over his duties here the first of the month.  The family, pictured above, includes, tront row: Rev. Pdm; Timothy, age 12, i(i the seventh grade; Mrs. Palm, and David, 20, a junior at Augustana College, Rock Island, 111.; standing, Daniel, 18, a freshman at Parsons College, Fairfield, and Linnetta, 15, a high  school sophomore.  Rev. Palm is a native of Detroit, Mich., and received his college and seminary training at Augustana. Mrs. Palm's parental home is at Rock Island, 111.  Having served 'in the ministry for the past 16 years, Rev. Palm's former parishes include Metropolitan, Mich., Mahtowa, Minn., and Lock-ridge, Iowa.  Sunday, Nov. 9, Rev. Palm was formally installed with Dr. Reynald Lingwall, Des Moines, President of the Iowa Synod of the Lutheran  Church of America, officiating.  Following the services a potluck dinner was served for the congregation and Pastor Palm and family. Special guests were Dr. Lingwall; Pastor and Mrs. Donald Anderson and family, of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Albert City; Pastor and Mrs. Fred Hed-berg and family of Nain Lutheran Church, Newell, and Pastor and Mrs. Wm. Kraemer and family of Sioux Rapids.  BRIDAL SHOWER  A miscellaneous bridal shower honoring Miss Jane Iverson, bride-elect of Car-lin Okerberg, wiill be held Friday evening, Nov, 14, at 8:00 p.m., at Grace Lutheran Church. All friends and relatives are cordially invited.  LEGION-AUXILIARY TO MEET  The regular meeting of the American Legion - Auxiliary will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Legion Hall. Note change of date. Hostesses, Marie Anderson and Judith Bentley.  It was decided at the last meeting to hold the regular meetings on Wednesdays instead of Tuesdays during the winter months.  FORMER RESIDENT DIES IN SIOUX CITY  Rodney Synder of Sioux City, a former resident, died suddenly at his home in Sioux City Saturday night. Funeral services were held yesterday, Wednesday, in that city. Graveside services and burial were held at the Marathon Cemetery.  Mr. Synder, 75, was a barber in Marathon for many years before moving to Sioux City in 1941. He was employed by the Sioux City Stock Yards Co. for 18 years until his retirement in 1961. He then was employed by the W. Harry Christy Funeral Homes in Sioux City.  Survivors include his widow; a son, Darwyn, of Omaha; two brothers, Edgar of Marshalltown, and John, of Omaha; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Lochner of Cherokee, and Mrs. John Wilson of Webster City, and two grandchildren.  MOVES  Mr. and Mrs. James Hansen and family have moved to Iowa Falls where he is employed in the fertilizer department of the Coop at Al-den. He was employed by the Farmers Coop Association. The Hansens sold their home just west of the Re-bekah Hall to Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hailinger of Albert City, parents of Mrs. Dean Olson.  Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vie-row and daughters have moved from their home in the west part of town to the home they purchased from the Verne Maidens in the north part of town. Mr. and Mrs. Maiden and family left Sunday for Branson, Mo., where they will reside.  HOT LUNCH MENUS  (Menus subject to change) November 17 - 21 Monday: Country Cousin meat balls, escalloped corn, stewed tomatoes, pear sauce, cookie.  Tuesday: Beef - vegetable stew and crackers, tossed salad, biscuit, peach upside down cake.  Wednesday: Oven fried potatoes, barbecued wieners, sauerkraut, green beans, school made cinnamon rolls, applesauce.  Thursday: Tater Tot casserole, lima beans, carrot stix, cauliflower buds, banana pudding.  TRACTOR FIRE  The Marathon Fire Department was called to the C. E. Howe farm late Monday afternoon to extinguish a tractor fire. Russell Luther, who was assisting Gale Howe with farm work, was filling his tractor with gas when it caught fire. The tractor, belonging to Russell, was badly damaged.  TO WED NOVEMBER 29  The marriage of Linda Briggs, daughter of Mrs. Neil Mansfield, Marathon, and Edwin Briggs, New Market, and Rollie Perkins of Emmetsburg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vic Perkins of Whittemore, will take place Saturday, Nov. 29, at the United Methodist Church in Marathon.  Mr. and Mrs. Donald Anderson took her father, Carl S. Peterson, to Fergus Falls, Minn., Sunday where he will spend the winter months in the home of his son, Laverne Peterson and family.  H. A. Stephenson left last Wednesday for his home in Glendora, Calif., following a visit in the home of his daughter «»d fwnily, Mr. and Mrs. fc^^f^pman.  Friday: «eiÉl^er 0»d-wich iAttd •MMÉI^'^uce, peas-carrots, lettace «alad, cake, rice pudding.  Milk and two kinds of sandwiches served each day.   

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