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   Alden Times (Newspaper) - March 2, 1939, Alden, Iowa                                THE PAPER ALDEN FOR DAYS A YEAR THE ALDEN TIMES Eight Pages HARDIN MttMMMUT Miss Magttfet Laird and Baymond Hay dock Wed On February at i o clock ftt tJte hoate af the brides par Mh WAS solemnized the of their Miss Margaret M Lain to Raymond son of and with pastor of the Meth odist reading the the single ring eeferirwny being Preceding ihe Miss Doris nfeee of the sang I Lava Lohen grins wedding march played by the brides Col bemson of The bride was attired in a dress of stone blue crepe with dubonnet ac cessories and worei a shoulder bou quet of Johanna Hill roses and was attended by Miss Dorothy Haydock of Iowa sister of the and was attired in a navy blue dress trimmed with Suez with navy ac cessories and a waist corsage of shaded pink sweet Denzel brother of the served as best the groom and test man wearing dark suits with carnation After the the bridal party and guests adjourned to the dining room where a delicious three course dinner was The table decorations were carried out in amber and with yellow roses forming the center During the last course a beautifully decorated wed ding cake topped by a miniature Tmde and groom was served to the Haydock is a graduate of the Alden school and of the Paris Acad emy of Beauty at Cedar Haydock graduated from the Iowa Falls school and since that time has Tjeen associated with his father in After a short wedding trip the young couple will be1 at home on the Laird farm north of town and re cently vacated by Edith Those present at thefiwedding were and Haydock and daughter and Colbernson and daughter Doris of Mr and Laird and daughter Jean Marie and and League Baseball Benefit Friday Evening Junior League baseball will be sponsored by the Aldeni American Legion post this On March there will be a benefit double header basketball game be tween the Alden alumni boys and girls the high school boys and girls basketball These teams have met already this year and the Wgh school has won both games by close These games promise to be real thrillers and there is real feeling that the alumni will reverse the count and win a couple over the ihigh The tickets are sale for the games and everyone is requested to several tickets and help the Legion push a summer sport that will keep our young fellows All of the rules regarding the league game and age requirements will be printed in the near future and parents and ooys areurged to get well acquainted with them so that boys reporting for the sport will eligible for the sum mers Many of the county towns are hav ing the Junior League baseball and so not only games will be held but also summer baseball Granzow will coach the boys so we all know the lads will learn baseball as it is really More Highland Club Give Party For and Orpin Tuesday evening pf last the highland club members and their lamiUes gathered at the country home f and Orpin for a larewell party as they are moving onto a farm near As a token of the esteem in which heW bv thdr Orpin were presented with large and following an Si gaW6S oThose Present were and and Arthur Miss Ura Mr d arf Cary and Mr Hay aiMre Mre Maurice Frain wry fif IHW Jong been f lenity and have a who to all join in and prosperity in anM and and n popular 46 Charles Saunders Pound Guilty by Jury Last Week A jury at Eldora last week found Charles Strausser guilty of breaking and entering in the night time and Judge Garfteld has set this afternoon for passing Strausser was accused of entering garage of John Campbell in Iowa Palls a few weeks ago and attempt ing to steal their He was prevented by Campbell who was awakened about 1 oclock in the and loosed a dog which at tacked Strausser when he got out of the car to crank it He got away from the dog and the police were they later picking him up in another part of Monday afternoon Judge Garfield sentenced Rex to an in determinate sentence not to exceed 10 years in the reformatory in when he pleaded guilty to a county attorneys information charging lar ceny of an He admitted he had taken the automobile of WSnnett of Eldora and driven to where he was arrested by Sheriff Thursday and Friday was taken up in the trial of the equity case of Ham ilton Edward a boundary line affecting six Pol lowing the testimony and arguments of counsel the court announced the matter would be taken under advise The bench parole of Frank Merrill granted last September was ordered revoked by the Th defendant was sentenced for a year at that time on a forgery charge and the court provided that Merrill should pa roled after serving 60 It is now ordered that he serve the remaining 10 months of the original MSehael who had been held to district court on a charge of prac ticing as an itinerant physician with out possessing a pleaded guilty and was assessed and Brents case had been set for trial in and failing to Appear at the time his bond had been declared Recently the sign ers were notified to produce the de also to show cause why judg ment should not be entered for the amount of the VOLUME 47 4 Program for Next Saturday at Granzow Home The Alden will meet at the Granzow home March with Vivian Knowles as The program will be Roll jingles orig Lesson 2 William of Explanation and Play Victrola taught by Courtesy of Five local game fur bearing ani Lee Review the story of the Review of ace musical opera terms as definitions of quartette and ensemble by all Inspection of finger and Gretel by Jean Mary Nott and Vivian Marie Trutza to Represent Alden in Spelling Contest The Hardin county spelling contest is to be held on Saturday April beginning at in the high school auditorium in Iowa Rep resentatives of town and rural schools of the county will compete for the honor of representing Hardin county at the statespelling bee on April 22 to be held at Des The best speller at Des Moines will represent Iowa in the national contest in on May and will also enjoy a short stay in New York City and have an oppor tunity to visit the worlds All expenses of this trip will be paid by the Des Moines which is sponsoring the state A gold medal will be awarded to the county winner by the Iowa Falls Chamber of also bronze medals to the next Ruth Marie Trutza will represent Alden school in the county contest at Iowa The officers and teachers of the Methodist school enjoyed a picnic dinner in the church basement after the regular Sunday Following the dinner a meeting of the board was held am various matters of interest to sickness of many officers and teachers there was not as large an attendance as but a profitable time was Alden Club to be Member Junior Baseball League Sponsored by the county American a junior baseball league will be organized and games conducted during the coming season for county Harold Hauser of EU dora has been named chairman for this Four teams have been med up definitely for the located at Eldora Hubbard and while four others are under consideration at towa Falls and the state training tRadcliffe t Games will be played under ican Legion rules as to players being under 17 years of Hauser suggests that boys who are interested in cate with their nearest American Legon Players from over the county Wilj be selected to form a team to engagf in games with groups from other This team will take the name of the team in this county which has made the best ITU dora HeinzerothZoske Nuptials Solemnized Last Evening Boys and Girls Both Win in the Blairsburg Games Alden 23 Alden took their last scheduled and home game of the season 2523 with Blairsburg as the The Red skins held the lead the entire Alden led 13 to 8 at the end of the first half with an 1817 advantage at the close of the 3rd Sharar topped the Redskins scoring with 13 points while Fowler also counted 13 points for Alden Girls Girls 4 The Alden sextet took their easiest victory of the Friday All twelve girls saw a great deal of Their opponents were only able to score one field goal and two free Aldens scores were made by 11 Orpin and 8 each and Olsen Alden Center 36 In the boys sectional tournament opening last night at Eldora the Red skins lost to Grundy Center by the close score of 32 to Sharar was again high scorer for Alden with 8 At the half the Redskins were trailing by 4 Dorothy Roberts and George Heinzeroth and Miss Erna I j Zoske were married last evening at Arlan Downing Married oclock in the Lutheran church at Iowa the Rev The bride is the daughter of and living south east of and the groom is the youngest son of and Paul brother of the acted as bestman and the brides sister was Following the wedding a reception was held for them at her sisters In They will live on a farm southeast of The Will Ellingson family moved last week to the Olson farm recently vacated by Will Brand and A marriage of interest to many in this locality is that of Dorothy Darrah of Lee to Arlan north of which took place at the Little Brown church at Downing Is a daughter of John well known Lee township and has been active in many of the Lee com m u nity projects and also other womens Downing has resided in Lee township during the last twelve years and he is one of the progressive far mers of that and Downing will make their home on his farm in Lee townr ship and will be at home to their friends after March Miss Hattie Crisp came up Siinday from Marshalltown and will remain here until and Alva Thayer moved Monday this week into the upstairs apartment in the Fred Clark and Brauer Brauer arp moving this week into the Clyde Mc Coy the latter moving oti a farm near Howard Wood was hostess to the Auxiliary tea Monday The afternoon was spent sewing car pet rags for the veterans hospital at and James Heslop and children of Eldora spent Sunday in the home of his Mary Heslop and brother and Will Hansen were visitors in the and Idso and grand daughter Joan went to Colfax Sun day to see the latters mother who is receiving treatment at the sanitar Their son who has been with his returned home with and with his little daughter re turned to their home in Nora Lawson was called to southern Missouri Monday of last week by the serious illness of her Lawson received word of his death Thursday and with Dane Burns left Friday to attend the fun returning Sunday Dane Burns is a brother of Lawson and a former Alden and Joe Hankoms little yearold son Ronald swallowed a safety pin yesterday which lodged in his and accompanied by the parents took the little patient to a specialist in Des While trying to ro move the pin it passed into the stom ach and no further attempt was made to remove it as the physicians are of the opinion that no ill effects will fol Up to noon today four candidates have filed for the two directorships on the Alden school board to be voted at the election to be held a week from next which will be March Ries and Granzow are the present incumbents and their petitions were filed with Secretary Nelson the first of this The other two who are seeking election are John Kemp and Rrnast their petitions also being fited Tomorrow Friday noon is the deadline for Newton visited Sunday in the home of her Mary Ratliff of and Harry England and Elizabeth Schnathorst were Monday evening visitors in the Paul Heinze roth and Muhleman and Alice Vennick attended a dis trict conference of the Methodist church in Alvin Smith of Miss Mary Smith of Cedar Falls and Marcella Richert of Waterloo recent guests in the home of his par and Earl The label on your paper tells you whether or not your subscription is paid up to Look at the and if you are in kindly call or send the amount due by mail and credit will be and Harms enter tained the following for dinner Sun day Minnie Harms and Marlys Long and and Mesdames Kasper Meyer and Wendell of John Harms and Bill Harms and Howard Wood and M Ewer of Sioux a sister of Young of died last Friday and burial was Mon As Young was unable to go Miss Bessie Young of Waterloo attended the funeral Monday after Deceased had been in failing health for the past couple of The sympathy of friends is extended to Young in her Because of the which put the entire force of the Times in bed for a full it was impossible to get out an issue last the first time for such an experience in our more than forty years of And to add to the worries our better half also is having a tussle with the same disease and still is not feeling any too That tells the whole story in a few but were all better and again able to be on ths At the Lutheran church here Feb ruary 18 was solemnized the mar riage of Miss lola Hartman and Herman both of Fel ton performing the single ring cere mony at in the presence of the immediate Miss Lois Ziesman of and Marion Jass of Iowa attended the The newly weds will make their home on a farm in the Lee Center neigh Profitable Allday Meeting Clever Climbers 4H Club The Clever Climbers 4H girls club met at the home of their for an all day meet ing on February with Margaret Doris Kath ryn Kelsey and Adeline Abbott as The morning was spent in music and The afternoon program began with the business meeting in charge of the Margaret and roll call was answered by each one nam ing a material suitable for sleeping Doris Musson gave a good demon stration showing how to make a worked buttonhole and each of the thirteen members and the visitors present followed her mak ing a buttonhole as she demonstrated to them each It was quite an effort for of the younger girls but they all worked and with more practice they will all be able to do as well as some more experienced needle Nellie Warner gave an interesting talk on How to Become Good Con Doris Hobbs gave a talk on The Opera Mignon by Dorothy Mason talked on How to Achieve Good with pictures illustrating her suggestions Adeline Abbott talked on What Goes Into a ConservationRecord Book and made the keeping of a record book such an interesting hobby that imore of the girls should want to be gin one at Gibbs of Marshalltown was present with a late model sewing machine and demonstrated the use of the various different The rest of the afternoon was spent in working on record books and in cutting out and making mending The next meeting will be on March 4 and will be an afternoon Roll call will be One Thing I Have Learned in 4H Work and in the woijk period we will take up decora tive Annual Father and Son Banquet Held Last Week The annual father and son sponsftred by Methodist church was held Tuesday evening of last week in the basement of the church and one hundred and ninetysix sat down to enjoy a fine diner which had prepared by the Superintendent VonKrog of the boys training school at who was to have delivered the principal was unable to be and also connected with the substituted and told many interesting things about the school and the R presided as toast master and the following program was given Pep led by Vemon Instrumental Dean Toast to Muhle high school Toast to Barton Vocal Paul Ed Roy Women Behind Milk Project Women of Alden are bfihind a milk furnishing project again this A list of 39 names were furnished Greenwood and these were given a free pint of milk and cracker this March Those boys and girls names who were not on this list may be put on the milk call list by callingJim Idso and ordering the milk delivered at the school and noti fying Greenwood that they would like to have their child drink the milk in the Those placed on the list by the women will have their milk furnished Those who order their milk will be respon sible for for it to their milk Any parent who would like to get the free milk for their children and who are not now getting it should get in touch with Winter and Ellingson Relatives Reunion Relatives with well filled baskets enjoyed a Sunday picnic dinner in the Floyd Ellingson home jn honoring the birthdays of George Nelson and Floyd Those present were and Will El and Bud and Chris Mr and Arthur Nelson and daughter and Nelson and and Leonard Richardson and Mr and George Nelson and and Nelson and daughter Peter Nelson of Popejoy and Miss Genevieve Anderson of A Real Iowa Blizzard Hit Alden Last Monday Night The worst blizzard to visit this section since 1936 struck Alden last Monday evening and by Tuesday morning nearly a foot and a half of snow covered the ground in this sec tion of It was driven by a strong northwest wind which piled huge tying up all and business was practically at a stand The AJden schools were closed as were all the rural and the latter were unable to resume yesterday because of side roads being ft was expected the roads would be cleared so that the schools could re open this The Alden rural carriers were un able to cover any portion of their routes on though they at tempted to do but yesterday prac tically every family was able to be served but it was not possible for the carriers to follow all of their usual streets were piled full and it was almost impossible to get through until late and then only after Guy Boyer had gotten into ac tion with his truck which was equip ped with a snow A strip sev eral feet wide was opened up along practically all the Yesterday morning a force of men with trucks began hauling the snow from the business Despite the north wind tures remained above zero and the prediction is for fair and wanner The heavy precipitation will pro vide badly needed moisture as the snow fall this up to totalled only a very few inches and the ground had become very Shower for Bridetobe Held at Ewert Home Mesdames Ed Ewert and Birdsall were hostesses Saturday aft ernoon at 2 oclock to a miscellaneous shower in the home of the complimentary to Miss Margaret who became the bride Sunday Raymjand north of Armour of Iowa Falls took charge of the afternoon entertain first by passing out of paper and each guest writing an ar ticle about the bride and groom go ing on their Owens won the prize for the best The next interesting each one was askfed to relate exper iences of their honeymoon which was very and recipe cards were passed and each wrote her favorite recipe for the Miss Margaret was then to a table loaded with gifts which unwrap The assisted by Anna Nelson and MSss Mary served a delicious There were about forty guests present and a de lightful afternoon enjoyed by The bridie received many beautiful and practical Thompsons Surprised A group of relatives and friends very pleasantly surprised and on the occasion of their thirtythird wedding anniver The guests brought well filled baskets and at noon a bountiful pic nic dinner was The after noon was spent in This was also the birthdays of Robert and Doris Ann Hurst and two birthday cakes and an anniversary cake adorn ed the Guests were and Mesdames George Roberts and son Orpin and family and Hurst and Before leaving the guests extended congratulations and best wishes to and Thompson for many more years of wedded life and to the young folk for many more happy Pederson and sons Je rome and Kenyon of Randall were guests Thursday of last week in the home of her Irwin Christiansen and Society The regular meeting of the Society of the Methodist church was held with Mae Palmer Fri day The memory 0 Master Let Me Walk With was sung1 and devotions were led by The Myrtle had charge of the business Plans were made for founders day and the thank offer ing The stewardship secre Bertha talked on Discovering God in Emma told of the uni versal language and many interesting facts about Henry Martin and The hostess served delicious Mesdames Irwin Ed Steinmeta and Owens attended the state chorus rehearsal in Bullocks studio at Iowa Falls Tues day of last   

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