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   Fredericksburg News (Newspaper) - March 17, 1938, Fredericksburg, Iowa                                FREDERICKSBURG NEWS. VOLUME 48 NUMBER 11 BASKET BALL BOYS ENTERTAINED SATURDAY Coach and Mrs. EHingson gave a dinner in the school gym, Saturda; March 12th at honoring the has ket ball players. Other invited guest were Supt. R. L. Evans and Edward Snyder. Speaker of the evening wa Coach Peterson of Luther College Decorah. The guests were seated at one long table whch was beautiful decorated in purple and gold. The color scheme was carried out in the place cards, can dies and nut cups. During the three course dinner the following program was given with Glen Ackley acting as toastmaster. Welcome..............Glen Ackley Response..............Supt. Evans Remarks Seniors This was followed by electior with Joe Gerstmeyer and Keith Had ley elected as co-captains. The letters were then awarded followed by very interesting and instructive talk by Coach Peterson on basketball. Following the banquet and program the guests were-then invited to the home of Mr. and Mrs. EHingson where they enjoyed a social evening. TRAIN SCHEDULE SUNDAY, MARCH 13tfc (West Bound) No. 23 a. m. No. 25 p. m. stop: (East Bound) No. 24 p.m. No. a. m. No. 25 is the only train that stopf vr.d the rest on conditional stops. ATTEND BANQUET Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Thorne were guests Monday at a one o'clock dinner at the Rex hotel in West Union giver by the Agricultural Mutual Insurance Association which was followed b> the business meeting. Later Mr. and Mrs. Thorne called on and Mrs. Will Graham. ENTERTAIN 500 CLUB Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Upham enter- tained Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gerstmeyer. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Leach, Mr. and Mrs. H Justen and Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Ells- worth at "500" Friday evening. W. J. PALEY PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY MARCH 9th W. J. Paley, 81 years old passe sway Wednesday March 9th at th home of his son-in-law and daughte Dr. and Mrs. G. A. Rollins where h had been an invalid for severa months. Funeral services were he! Sunday afternoon from the funera parlor at Decorah and later serivce at the family home in Ridgeway at p. m. Sunday. Four daughters, Mrs G. A. Rollins, Fredericksburg, Mr Elsie Schletz, Decorah, Mrs. Mae Nesset Monoman, Minnesota and Mrs Ethel Cruthers of Columbus, Ohi survive and three sons Fred of Ridge way, Alec of British Columbia an Walter of Ames. Sympathy is extend ed to the relatives. XVI CLUB ENJOYS FINE DINNER The members of the XVI club en joyed a picnic dinner at the home o Mrs Genevieve Taylor Thursday hon oring Mr. W. S. Thorne on his birth day. The evening was spent at cards Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thorne were guests. The birthday cake was madi by Feme Taylor. BIRTHDAY DINNER Mr. B. E. Dayton's 70th birthda> anniversary was Sunday March 12th and in honor of the event his son-in- aw and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Wil Burns of and Mr. and Mrs C. Chase were dinner guests at hi wme here. ENTERTAIN PROTHEON CLASS Mrs. Guy Linderman and Mrs. Lela Leach will entertain the Protheor. of the Methodist Sunday School at ifrs. Linderman's home Tuesday af- ernoon March 22. Anyone interested n this class is invited- to come. CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank niy friends elatives for the beautiful cards, lowers and handkerchiefs and also or kind deeds they did while at wspital. Mrs. Will Carney BOY SCOUT NEWS We practiced our ceremonv during the first part of the meeting. Those who passed their Scout's Pace Test are: Leon Schntte, Willis Muel- ler, Don Sieleman and Bob Mikes. The remainder of the meeting was spent in singing scout songs. We clos- ed our meeting by singing taps. Scribe. Is your subscription due? POLICITAL ADVERTISEMENT FOR STATE SENATOR I am a candidate for the Repub- lican nomination for State Senator (2nd term) from the Chickasaw- Floyd District, and whether I have opposition in the primary or not, 1 hope to visit a large number of the voters of the District and discuss of be nominated and elected it will enable me to more efficiently serve them as their legislator, pd LAFE HILL, Nora Springs, la. frith them the legislative needs the State and District Should I First State Bank Safety Deposit Boxes For Rant Wet FREDERICKSBURG, IOWA, THURSDAY. MARCH 17. 1938 School Notes A YEAR Basketball Banquet The annual basketball banquet was heJd Saturday evening March 12th in the high school gym. A very delic- ious three course dinner was servec by Mrs. EHingson and basketbal boy's mothers. This was followed by very interesting program. Glen Ackley, toastmaster, gave the address of welcome. A response fay Mr. Evans, followed and remarks by the five Seniors. Coach EHingson then made the basketball awards. Keith Hadley and Joe Gerstmeyer were elected Honorary Co-Captain for the basket- ball season of 1937-38. Mr. Peterson, coach of Luther College, gave a very inspirational and about basketball. appropriate talk The basketball squad and guest then went to Coach Ellingson's home for an evening entertainment in playing games. of Monday the Junior team met the Senior team. They were fairly well matched and most of the men on both sides had experience. They started out fast and it was a tough game all the way through. By the end of the first half the Seniors were approxi- mately 10 points ahead and maintain- ed this lead. The score at the end was 25 to 15 in favor of the Seniors. Many who failed to heeft the advice to "Save for rainy day" now recognise the wisdom of laying a part of their earnings for a "Dry Season." lie wise man a substantial bank balance by saving a certain sum at regular intervals. FIRST STATE BANK "A Hone Bank for Home Have you heard about it. A new- ;ype of indestructible rubber pencil has been invented that will resist nervous teeth even in the hardest ex- amination. It may be hard on the teeth but it sure saves the pencils. Editorial Did you ever hear the one about the grasshopper and the bee. The story begins with the poor half starved and nearly frozen grasshopper who came and asked admittance to the hive of the busy bee. Outside the snow was deep and the wind was sharp. The grasshopper's request was refused by the bee because het had._ wasted _ his. time in the summer and failed to store food. Students lay the foundation for ater life in their schooling. How they will be situated in the future depends upon how diligently they have ap- Jlied themselves during their school- g. The Boy's Quartettle sang Blow Low and Short'nin Bread n front of the assembly on Monday. Haren Ame played her contest num- er also on Monday. In the past week and this week the grades have been playing in a basket all tournament. In the Freshmen versus seventh and eighth grades, the seventh and ighth grades emerged vctorious with score of 24 to 5. Following this game the Sopho- torees played the combined 7th, 8th, nd 9th grades. The Sophomores won with a score of 18 to 9. Seventh and Eighth Grades We want to thank those parents rho made it possible for our room to win the attendance banner for the month. Max Davis returned to school Mon- day after several days of illness. For winning the P. T. A. Member- ship Contest we received a beautiful picture entitled "The Sheltered Cliff." It adds much to the attractiveness of oar room. Joyce Benz was again forced to give up school because of illness. Rain The rain is falling fast, The sun does shine so bright, Summer is here at last, And clothes are light. Whitnabe Rain April brings the rain That spatters on the window pane, May brings the flowers that bloom And birds that sing a merry tune. Marie Thorn A Riddle Bent as a rainbow, Teeth like a cat; Guess all your life time, But you can't guess that. Arne The sixth grade were room champs in 'their game played Wednesday noon, the score being 18-4. Lowel Rowe was high point man on sixth grade team, Dale Sullivan scoring for fifth grade. The line-up was as fol lows: Sixth Gray, G Robert Mattke has been out several days because of illness in the family. The following had 100 per cent in spelling: Evelyn Hadley, Robert Hewitt, Dale Rowe, Robert Sieleman, Donald Sieleman, Dick Peterson, Stuart Jahnson, Florence Ladwig, Ethel Mattke, Virgil Richardson, and Kenneth Upham. In an interesting grade tournament the eighth grade defeated the seventh by a score of 21 to 8. Kenneth Upham was high point man. The losers did well in holding them down the first half. Fifth and Shrtk Some of the people have been try- ing their skill at writing poetry. The following poems were judged the best. Rail The rain comes down each day Upon oar window pane, It seems as though it's going: Lowell Rowe F; Ardis Rowe F; Rollis Snider G; Margaret Schulz C. Fifth Grade Evelyn Beaver, G; Evelyn Ryun, G; James Mayo F; Leola Whitnabel F; Dale Sullivan, C. Lowell Rowe, sixth grade, accident- ly made a basket for fifth grade thus giving them a score of four. Third and Fourth Grades Those having perfect spelling les- sons in this room this week are: Betty .Arne, Fatsy Lou Benz, Betty Jean Churchill, Beulah Moody, Beverly Seileman, Marguerite Thorne, Helen Woodard, Harold Degner, Jame Drape, Stanley Richardson, Logan Ryan, Beverly Beaver, Doris Benz, Olive Dutcher, Margaret Shufelt and Verne Babcock. The third and fourth grades have had a lot of fun playing in the grade tournament this last week. Not only have we had fun but we learned a lot aboat, basketball. .The fourth grade 'team defeated the Third grade team by a score of 13 to 5. The playing for the fourth grade were: Kenneth Carpenter, Stanley Richardson, Beverly Seileman, Betty Jean Churchill and Harold Degner. Harold Degner made four baskets and Stanley Richardson two baskets and one free throw. Those playng for the third grade were Verne Babcock, Donald Carpen- ter, Logan Ryan, Doris Benz, Mar- garet Shufelt, and Rodney Seileman. Logan Ryan scored one basket and one free throw. We are glad to know that Miss Dayton is steadily mproving and will soon be back with us again. First and Second Grades Those who received 100 per cent in spelling are Wayne Carey, Joyce Kerkhoff, Timmy Noel, Bobby Schutte Marilyn Upham, Ruth Hagedorn, Ronald Peterson, Lois Shufelt and Daral Sullivan. One of the most important events was the Prmary B. B. game, which was played last Tuesday at Timmy Noel, Captain of our team ana his teammates, Joyce Kerkhoff, Way- ne Carey, Bobby Schutte and Ronald Peterson played LaVerne Carpenter, Captain of his team and his team- Marilyn Upham, Jimmy Schulz Lois Shufelt, Daral Sullivan and Leo Woodard. Both teams had very effic- ient coaches. Coach Ted Steege advis- CELEBRATE 58th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MONDAY Monday, March 14th Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gillam celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary with their chil- drendren and grandchildren. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gillam, Mr. and Mrs. Galen Gillam and daughter Madonna, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gillam, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schmudlach and son Ray and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schmudlach. A bountiful dinner was served. ENTERTAINED Thirty members of the Jolly Bunch were entertained to, dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ellison Sunday. A special feature of the day was the birthday song and cake for Mrs. Clarence Fisher. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Mattke, Mr. and Mrs.. Waldo Kelling and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Fisher of Lawler. The next meeting will be with Mr. and Mrs. Guy Whiteomb. CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Kammeyer who now resides icsidence in m the the Robert Leach east part of town BURG THEATRE DRAWINGS At the theatre drawfngs last Thurs- day evening the name drawn for the first prize was Mr. Roy Bar- ser of Fredericksburg who was not present and he did not attend the theatre Wednesday evening. The name drawn for the second prize also for was Mr. Graham Williams of New Hampton who likewise was'nt present and he too hadn't attended the theatre Wednesday. The name drawn for the third prize also was Mr. Gerald Johnson of West Union who also wasn't present and hadn't attended the theatre Wednes- day. The name drawn for the fourth jrze was Mrs. John Borlaug of wler who also missed her lucky night. This weeks prizes are irst, second, third and 520.00 fourth. was greatly surprised when relatives and friends arrived Sunday March ISth to help Mrs. Kammeyer cele- brate her birthday. It really was a surprise to Mrs. Kammeyer when this company ar- rived with well filled baskets and decided to stay the day and al have a good visit. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kammeyer and daughter Sharon Kay, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Kammeyer, all of New Hampton, Mr. and Mrs. Alton Snider and Rollis and Virginia, Dorothy Kammeyer, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weitenhagen and daughter Loretta, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kam- meyer and daughter Gerirude, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Kammeyer and daugh- ter Gloria May, and August Gitch. Mrs. Kammeyer received many gifts and birthday greeting cards. All have an enoyable day and when leaving they wished her many more birthdays. The "News" extends con- gratulations. ATTEND MEETING Mrs. Louis Rich was at New Hampton Thursday to attend the meeting of the Fourth District Demo- cratic women held at the Court louse. There was an all day meeting nd a luncheon at the Town Tavern. Speakers were Mrs. Mary Kelleher, ort Dodge, State Chairman, Mrs. lary Carroll, Clear Lake, Fourth Wstrict Committeewoman, Mrs. Bert rlcKee, Des Moines and Mrs. M. Jrowlie, Brookings, South Dakota, >tate Chairman for South SURPRISE PARTY A real surprised party was held foi Ernest Reay on his 18th birthday, March 5th and he was very surprised when his neighbors and friends came in, quite a few couldn't come account of being sick. Six tables of bunco was played and a delicious lunch was served by his mother. Ernest received very beautiful presents. The high score was won by Mrs. Earl Jones and the men Earl Jones. The booby prizes were won by Elane Ball and Wilbur Frye. Those present were: Jerry and Cornell Finnegan, Regina Nulty, Bill, Mary and Elizabeth O'HaUeran, Lois O'Byrne, Eddie McBride, Bobby and Elaine Ball, Harry Trewin, Lawrence Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jones and baby Joyce of Lawler, Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Grahlman and. daughter Ruby Den and son Douglas of Sumner Iowa, Cecil and Raymond Wilson and Guy and Elinor O'Day of Fredericks- burg, Mr and Mrs. Arthur Wotfgram of Waterloo and Wflbur Frye of Lu- anan, Iowa. At a late hour-they left wishing Ernest many more happy birthdays. POST NUPTIAL SHOWER There were eighty women registered. Mrs. Leona Busching, Nashua, Coun- ty Chairman was in charge of ar- rangements. Mrs. Walter Thorne was hostess Dakota. Sunday at a miscellaneous shower SCHOOL ELECTION RETURNS There were 124 ballots cast and as there were no oppostion the result was 117 for Hewitt and 116 for Shu- felt and several scattered votes. It was a tame affair. IDLE AWHILE CLUB NEWS The Idle Awhile Club met with Mrs. Laurence Aubrey March 10th. Four new members were present, namely Mrs. H. Justen, Mrs. A. Hewitt, L. Shufelt and Mrs. R. Dreyer. TV following ofifcers were elected for the year, President, Mrs. J. Herrick; Vice President, Mrs. Noel Davis, Secretarv Mrs. Veha Stephen, Treasurer, Mrs. honoring Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schultz who were recently married. Mrs. Schultz is the former Clara Weidler, a niece of Mrs. Thome's and the first'' bride to be married in the new Luth- eran church. The St. Patrick motif was used in the decorations for the luncheon and shower and were most pleasing. About twenty relatives and friends shared the courtesy. BIG OPENING DAY Last Thursday March 10th was the McCormick-Deering opening day at the H. S. Kerssen Implement building with a fine program of much interest to farmers and a real feast was provided at noon for nearly four hundred people. Joe Gerstmeyer. Flower Committee, ed very well, Timmy Noel's team and i Mrs. E. Elliott and Mrs. R. Justen. Coach Bill Ball was at the aid of La-1 Press 'Correspondent Mrs. H. Ellr- Verne Carpenter's team. The first worth. A delicious lunch was basket was made by Marilyn Upham. by the hostess. a little bit later Timmy makes a has-, 0______ ket which ties the scores the last! quarter Timy makes another to win! the game for hs team by a score 4 to j Miss Maurine Benz entertained the Mr. Fred Tyle the plant manager for the Iowa State Telephone Co., at Newton called at the local office here Wednesday. BIRTHDAY BREAKFAST 2. Much credit and good sportmanship goes to the coaches, and the teams other members of the faculty Thurs day morning at a breakfast, honoring' to thank them for their assist-, Miss on her birthday ance. anniversary. The goests met at the Guy Linderman home at seven o'clock in the morning and completely prised Miss Bronn. They then were taken to the Black White CarD The second grade are reading in a new reader Book Two of "The New Path To Reading" by Cardts. Friday Joyce Kerkhoff brought our where a delicious breakfast wa? serv- ed at with the s all room a treat for her birthday. The treat was a candy rabbit and Easter j one table centered by a day cake beautifully decorated. We have several new story Books, _ o _ and we surely enjoy them. BID OR BYE CLUB NOTICE "I'm going to wash poor lane." Evdya Beaver. The numbers of the Fredericksbars to I Produce Association will meet in the j Town Rail on Saturday, March 19th, 1988. AH members are urged to be present. SchooBover, Mrs. Ed. Snyder was hostess Wed nssday to the members of the Bid o? Bye Club. Prizes wii by .JaTnes On and Mrs, Lyte Mattke. TV nert meeting will be with April ISth. Greets were Mrs. C Booth, Mrs. E. EHiflgsoTi and John Iiraneraaan Jr. We Can Help You Raise More And Healthier Chicks If you are planning to raise baby chicks this year, come in and let us help you pick oat the kind of equipment that will make the work easier for you and life happier for both yon and the chicks. We carry a full lire of James- chick supplies and both Jameswav ind Martin Oil Burn- ing Brooder Stoves- Don't miss the opportunity to look them over. Fredericksburg Hardware Co. Edwin Ktotz CUatey Koertit   

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