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Anita Record (Newspaper) - August 1, 1918, Anita, Iowa ANITA CASS AUGUST NUMBER 31 COMMITS On Account of the Re sult of Continned Thos Rogers Hangs Himself From a Tree at His Home in this Thomas a resident of the vicinity for more than forty committed suicide some time during the early hours of Saturday morning by hanging himself to a tree in the orchard at his home on Rose Hill in northwest Rogers had been in ill health for sev eral months and finally went to Roch to consult Mayo who subjected him to a thor ough the result of whch was that the physicians at the hospital gave him no encouragementas to his condition ever being attrib uting his ailments to high blood press ure and could do nothing for He returned to stopping for a time with his May who accompanied him and Rogers home to Anita two weeks Realizing there was no hope for it is thought that he way to and becoming de spondent took his own life during a period of temporary derangement of Friday evening he sat on the porch and talked with his wife and daughter until abont 10 when he re The wife and daughter occu pied rooms up and Rogers slept down They heard him get up once during the night and turn on electric light and turn it off Rogers and her daughter arose about Saturday morning and were preparing when looking out the window they beheld the lifeless body of the husband and father banging from a tree in the orch The neighbors were notified and Becker and the taken down and removed to the Coroner M Stults being sent he secured a jury consisting of Walker and DP who returned a ver dict of death by He had fastened the rope to one of the tree slipped the noose around his and then supposedly kicking from beneath him a box which was found near the swung to his death by The death of and the manner in which it came to is a sad blow to his who will have the sinceresympathy of this commun Tommy Rogers was a man who loved his family and home his friends and He was a good neighbor and tt Thomas Henry Rogers was born in old October and died at his home in July aged 70 9 and 9 He came to the United States when9 years of age with his who located on a farm near Iowa in Johnson where be resided until March atwhich time he was united in marriage to Miss Clara Soon after his marriage he came to Auduhon and located on a where he resided until nine years disposing of his purchasing res f idence property and moving to His family consisted of the wife and four daughters Miss who passed away August 1905 May Diesing of Iowa Bertha Mueller and Nettie both residents of Rogers was a veteran of the civil having enlisted in the ser vice from Iowa being a member of the Seventh Iowa serving nearly two He was a charter member of Meade Post of this and was faithful and loyal to every interest of the Other relatives besides the wife and three daughters are two brothers and three sisters Robert of Iowa City Rogers of Colo rado Emma Brenneraan of Har Nebraska Hattie Douglas of Colorado Mary Douglas of Iowa Iowa also four Funeral serviceswere held at the Congregational church on Monday at 2 oclockconducted by a former pas now of Bax It Interment was made In composed of Daisy Misses Leola and Emma Vsantt the beautiful Rock of Some Divy Well Understand Kindly Light and Shall We hejot the were y beautiful floral tributes from boors and Meade bad charge of the ipvice at the CARD OF S We desire to express our grateful to the good people of Anita neighbors and many acts of kindness shown our recent sorrow and he Roy Scholl and Miss Hazel Gissibl were united in marriage at 3 oclock on July at the church in At by the ing ceremony being The ceremony was witnessed bj the brides parents and a few intimate friends of the two young The bride was beautifully gowned In coral georgette and carried a bouquet of pink and white The groom wore his uniform of They returned fo the home of the brides Fred where a six oclock din ner was tfie dining room being beautifully decorated in pink and The groom is stationed at Pen in the nautical avia tion service of the He was accompanied to Pensacola by his where she will remain for a Roy Scholl is the son of Scholl and the bride Is a daughter of and of Lincoln town The bride and grooms home has always been in this where they enjoy the high esteem of a large circle of friends and acquaint ances who wish for Hazel and Roy a life time of happiness and prosperity SPECIAL The RECORD is in receipt of a postal from who is now in stating that bar ring accidents or unknown he will be at home ready for work some time between the 12th and 15th of Au FAULKNER SERIOUSLY ILL Ffiulkner is seriously ill at bis home in this suffering from Brlghts He returned recent ly from Excelsior where he spent a few weeks taking spe cial which did not seem to benefit Supervisor Mike Metz was In the city the Atlantic was In the city Tom Robinson and of spent Friday afternoon In the Nile of is spending the week inthe city with his of the Wiota vicin is a new subscriber to the Burt who is still In the Atlantic is reported as Senator Voorhees spent the past week in the south looking after business Grant Brown was in the city Thurs Elvira Hyde past has been 111 the Katie Main has returned from Des Reed and wife visited in Ca sey last Soper caller was a pleasant Fred the city of was in Wray of the city was in Stoffs looked in on the RECORD folks Ernie and Art Barnholdt were REC ORD callers Saturday West a crank to an Overland Finder leave at the RECORD office or Anita Auto nys 3otf compa Perry and of were in the city Monday to attend the funeral services held for their oldtime neighbor and the late Abe Briggs and Joy have about bushels of last years corn of the white which It Is claimed will grade for corn flour and bring a good price on the Rogers has gone to Wal nut to a few days with her two daughters Mueller and Her other of accompanied Frank Booth and his of Bal are spending a part of their brief vacation in with the family of Haney Frank Is engaged In government work and finding his duties very pleasant and The Kaiser The Beast of Berlin was the special feature film at the Unique Theatre Tuesday and Wednes day eveningsof last It was a good and an Interesting and furnished rich food for thought to those who John only son of and John died Tuesday morning after a brief aged three months and twentyseven Funetal ser vices were held on Wednesday at the home of Metheney inthis city at 2 interment being made in Evergreen Lily May Story was a caller at the REOORP office A letter received recently from her Ser geant w Rbfe states that he is still at Camp New and that there is no apparent prospect of him going across the pond at the pres ent although the boys are all anxious to Annie a former res ident of the Anita passed away at her home in Council Bluffs Monday night of heart at the age of She leaves four two sons and two daughters 48cent silk Misses Wilson tissue reduced to 35 It and Lillie last Oretchen Teal were RECORD callers Complete line of table dinner white or decorated you can buy them as you piece or a It Sister Carrie of spent Saturday evening in en joying the regular weekly home com ing and x Platt Kelloway has almost fully re covered from the effects of injuries recently received In an auto and spent Saturday evening in Otis Worthing returned Satur day evening from to which place she accompanied Grandma Caul who has returned to her home in Louis Worthing alsospent a few days in Council Bluffs with Al bert Wilson and who are the proud parents of another baby born last We have taken the agency for the UNADILLA SILO The State Council of Defense has rec and urges each and every1 Farmer who is raising any amount of to buy a as a war There is no question about a Silo be ing a good especially when the hay crop is as short as it is in Iowa this If you are even thinking of a we would be glad to figure with and show you the superior construction of this wonderful 6 GOODBYE TO THE On July a family re union was held at the home of and Claude over the line In Audubon the guests of hon or being Marion Walker and Ben who left Atlantic Wednesday morning for Camp A most delicious picnic dinner was served at the noon after which Ralph on behalf of the com presented each of the boys with a soldiers The afternoon was passed very pleasantly in social con music on the and with a number of selections on the pi ano by Miss Geraldine of It was an occasion for sad ness as well as and the many expressions of the relatives and friends of the boys for their good health and safe return home made the goodbyes more cheerful for Those in attendance were the families of Ralph Audubon Ren Burns Fonta nelle Anita Reed Brayton Harry Walker and Ted Atlantic Marlon Walk Brayton Hugh Walker and moth Ben Clyde Misses Grace Carrie Blanche Clara All the near relatives were present except Clyde Bowen and of who were unable to attend on account of Claude Kltlinger received a letter from and George of regretting their inability to on account of double work In the office occasioned bya number of the em ployes being called to army Ladles white silk all It white silk at 89 Adam Enfield visited relatives In Lewis and vicinity last Fancy salads at 29 to 48 It Franklin received nDtice Sat urday evening to report to Camp Dodge August Private John of in this Is reported as seriously wounded somewhere In Byron son of and went with the Adalr county boys last week to Camp Thomas Franklin will be the only colored man to go from Cass county to enter army He will report at Camp The gross receipts from the barn dance and social at the Mehlman farm Thursday evening was about of which will be turned over to the Red FROM July Sherm My Dear I thought that ou might like to hear a word about ur trip We first took in the city of nd after a night left for Fort Wayne where we found our good Cristena and Lizzie 3hristena Is Harry Thomas nd they all pitched In and showed us a reat They have a fine home nd are making The crops dont look any too East of Chicago the hay seems to be and the for many bowed the effects of bad frost which It there a few weeks They were lipping some of it off at the top of the thinking they save it ut it sure looked After leaving Fort Wayne we came o the home of the Biggs and a host of my own We had a good visit with the Biggs en and my and tramped around where 1 lived as a That country 3 sure enjoying They ave struck oil and gas and are all getting to be Coming on to Storrs we found Glenn winding up the work of his department and packing up to go to an raining He has joined the ight and goes Into training his He will receive his com mission at the end of three months if le makes good at the The people here think he was doing well enough as head of the Journalism and Publicity especially ince he has been Secretary of the State Council of Defense the last with an office In but he wanta o get into It and I guess It is the thing It cuts our visit with him short tut this is war and we all have to hurt a Glenns good wife is just out of the but she is getting along She will stay at Storrs while Glenn is Canning the and will have charge of the Publlo Speaking We will be here a week or two and so will you please send the old home paper to We are Intending to go home over Southern route via Cincihv down the river to then back through and then hurrah or old the best in the Home Sweet Trusting that you and every else is We yours very Alba quality ware preserving kettles at It A good line of used for sale at the 304f WHITE POLE of Benton town was a caller at this office Wed If your Car or oa a have Carbon removed the modern at the WHITE POLE The RECORD received a pleasant call last week from of Lin coin who was accompanied by his and of who have been the guests the past week of the Soholl family and other This is the first visit to Anita of and Braunhold in fourteen but they had the pleasure of renewing many former and has sure left nothing undone in shoving them a genuine good Through the kindness of the RECORD make 1 Fred Saunders spent Sunday Perry at the home of his in During his recent business visit to Grace purchased and shipped to Anita 189 head of line stock hogs which have been vaccinated and put on full feed in the and Grace feed yards south of the John Irving and wife returned Wednesday afternoon of last week from South where they spent a few weeks with their Mrs and Uncle John states that the crops in South especially in the vicin ity of are unusually and that his soninlaw has the finest kind of prospects for a bumper yield and Uncle John ought to for the reason that he shocked up a lot of and by so smashed the prin cipal obligation the Independent Order of which provides hat thou not exert to he point of under penalty aUfflns Don an Atlantic young man has completed the course In the avia tion school at San Texas and been commissioned a lieutenant in that branch of the government service Memorial services for Private Clar ence who lost his life some where in will be held at the church at Massena Au gust Not only was the same happy goodnatured crowd in town Saturday but those who were here brough a lot of new and strange faces with to whom we all give cordial wel Fred son of Edna of this who has been employed in a Des Moines drug store for several will enter service a Camp Georgia having en listed in the medical Dallas son of John McDermott ot has gone to where he will re celve training in wireless telegraphy In which branch of the government ser vice he enlisted several weeks When the news was received that ttv Yanks had the Huns close quarters the people of Massena and vicinity ou loose and duly They no only hung and burned Kaiser bu pulled off other stunts which plainl showed their hearts to be properly lo We learn that Finis a for mer resident of who has bee manager of the Fullerton Lumbe business at th past two will resign to take u work in the and here the RECORD editors best wishes fo Finis and Sister Perry in their field of Turner and of this vi attended a farewell reception Friday at the home and Columbus near given in honor of their Arthur and Arlo who have enlisted for army service and have been assigned to Camp Forrest The ova tion given the young men by their neighbors and friend was cordial James Luxford to has returned home Wagner was a RECORD caller Duff was a RECORD caller Uncle William White was a RECORD caller Ross Wiley and daughters vis ited in Grlnnell this Henderson suffered the effects of a felon on his thumb the past If the coal is all delivered the coal haulers will have all winter to A heavy rain visited a section two miles south of Anita Wednesday after DeCamp and wife went to Adel Sunday and spent the day with rela Wilson and family have moved to the city building on West Main Scholl and E1 Braunhold and wife were Atlantic vis itors Kelloway and family and Wayne Hemphlll are spending the week at Lake The KECORD received a pleasant call Friday from Axtell of Vicks Michigan as advance agent for the SellsFloto circus and was in the city on busi Axtell is a nephew of Mary a lady well known In Anita and It will be remem bered that Fosters died at the Atlantic hospital a few months ago as a result of injuries re ceived by being thrown from his The body was taken to Vioks accompanied by hU aged where he was burled be side his who died here many years From Axtell we learn that Mother who is making her home with Axtell and family a part of the is in the enjoyment of good which has greatly im proved since she went to She still has a number of relatives llv in the vicinity of all of with them und arc making the evening of her pleasant as Mother Fosters many friends and former neighbors In the old home community will be pleased to learn of her Im prqved health being j 11 UveSi RMotr
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