Fredericksburg News, October 11, 1951

Fredericksburg News

October 11, 1951

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Fredericksburg News, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1951, Fredericksburg, Iowa THE FREDE Official Newspaper For The ToWft Volume 62 No. 13 '.October 1951 Barker Buys Share In Building Grocer Eddie Barker has pur- chased the half-interest of Mrs. Frances Austin in the store and apartment building on Main street which houses three major Frede- ricksburg businesses. These are Barker's Briardale Food The News and Wittler's Grocery. The Thome estate retains its share in the buildjng. j seniors that really gets around. Barker said he will close his Mondav he and Jack Bor- CLASS REPORTERS RECORD SCHOOL EVENTS- The Bomb 5 Seniors The senior class is having a lot of fun 'as usual. We have the carnival to take care of before basketball games start. As yet our plans are very vague. On Thursday our school pic- tures came. They are almost as good as our graduation pictures and certainly took a lawless ef- Allan is one jt our Briardale store on the corner lor approximately two months. Dur- ing the time he ho Last Monday he and Jack Bor- cherding members of the Fred- ericksburg Boy's 4-H demonstra- tion team won first in the state will complete a full-scale moder- contest Qn Tuesday the state nization program which will give Fredencksburg one of the most up-to-date shopping centers in northeast lowa- Jn connection with the purchase and modernization. Barker is holding a big stock clearance sale and. in an advertisement in the News announces a closing winners all appeared in a Nat- ional show. Part of the Iowa demonstration was televised. Wednesday morning Mr. Lofts- guard has asked all those inter- ested in declam work to see him. It sounds like fun. Basketball started for the girls on Monday. The day we've been out sale Friday and Saturday Be patient boys. only. He will be open both eve- Betty Phyllis Uhlen- nings. The store will be closed as Nancy and of Monday_ Cynthia Borcherding are the sen- iors that are going out- --------_----_ Thc typjng ciass is typing for I and accuracy but we're thinking of changing the definit- ion of accuracy. During this month while the juniors are having play practice the seniors are having a course in vocational guidance under Mr. Edwards. We have everything Trom girls going to Iowa to lake N.R.O.T.C. to boys going to Ames Frcdericksburg 4-H Boys Win in State Fredencksburg youths were prominent at the Waterloo Dairy winning even more honors than listed Insl week. The county 4-Ii demonstration consisting of Allan Mat- Ike and Jack Borcherding of he Fredericksburg 4-11 ciub won honors. Their demonstration was on cleaner and taster milk- ing. They alfao cave jt at a joint demonstration event with youths fi om othei slalc.s. Jiorchpr anri his first-year nsr-y her for won second place m 4-11 curnpHition riloo. Mad wen KI'Tts also placed second wilh h i K second-year lloMi'in hi'Jlri and Allan JVTnt- Ike plnced Wilh his Uol.stem hosi- er. The Frederick-sbiug boys pay hiflh to their Jim who is now attend- ing Iowa SI-ilc colJctfo. Dean Barnes Hired as Extension Director Dean former youth as- in H.mhn and Shelby and extension director in county until taking the inesenl was to begin work today as- county ex- leriMon director. lie succeeds C'he.ster Benson. B-'iinrs MM vcd in World War Two. lie was- born and raised on a f.inn in Cherokee whore he was outstanding in 4-11 club work. He is a of Iowa Slate college 4-H News The Frcdericksburg Cadets held their meeting fll Kay Zup- kes homo Tuesday evening Oct. 2. Sixteen members and 4 visilors woic present. The new members Shirley Landou Mary Lou anil Mnrlyn Slccgc. Welcome to the li'redei'ick.sburg Cadets Kills. We held the election of officers. They arc as follows. Dorolhy Vice Jo Ann Georfiia Treas- Pat Cyn- Ihia Mar- lone Klotz. It was decided the new members will plan the pro- gram for the following year. Our project is sewing. Karene Nieman was named Flag Chair- Barbara Music Chairman and Mardella Guenther Librarian. Our record books were returned. We had all blue books and one red one. Barbara Mikes' Long Time Record Book went to state. At the close of our meeting we had an initiation of new mem- bers. The purpose and principals of the 4-H organization and the different the people who are and how far the organization has were some of the things explained to the girls. Georgia Mikes sang and Marlene Klotz sang the Field Each new girl was presented with a Clover Corsage. After this Mrs. Nicwoehner led in Action and we enjoyed some lively games. The hostess and her mo- ther served lunch at the close of the evening. Cynthia Reporter Mr. and Mrs. R. L Mueller en- tertained at three tables of cards Thursday evening. Prizes went to Mr. and Mrs Vcrnon Kcrr and Mrs. Kenneth Steege. Out of town guests were Mr and Mrs. Max Davia of Sunnier. Leo Scharnhorst. A Kick-me sign decorated the rear quarters of Dean Garrels. Members of a Wedding Party Bride Dick Joan Flower Joyce Frances Hayungs. Drag -along Huessner you know who. the Freshmen class of 1952 so we can get our revenge. We have some good ideas already. Reporter 7th and 8th Grades Thursday our pictures came to the joy of some and the sorrow of but in spite of it all we still enjoy looking at them. Our October decorations are going up with help from the Oct- ober committee who are Darlys Karen and Ralph Shinstine. The 8th grade arithmetic are studying marked selling price and banking. In 8th grade English we are having parts of speech. 7th and 8th 6 weeks spelling tests are over. Boy is that a re- are collecting seeds. We are den in the We were happy get our pic- tional Studio a few weeks tures back fronr In numbers we are reviewing BURG NEWS ricksburg And Chickosow County We are waiting breathlessly for f. nf 1 ne. We Ony have 2 OH our charts which get a red dot if we talk when we aren't supposed to. fai first grade is ahead of 2nd grade. Kindergbrten The is beginning to think that school is composed primarily of birthdays. We helped Greg Ellison celebfjite his birth- on October 4th and we en- joyed his treat of candy bars. This we have been dis- cussing things we should do to to keep healthy and the ways we help at home. We have enjoyed playing in our gorccry store and plan to leave it up for awhile. SPORTS NEWS No games were played in the past week although one baseball lief. Those who got 100 per cent atld one soft ball game were sche- in 8th grade are as Vio- duied. Thursday the girls soft- let David j ball team was to play Lawler's to take home courses. Cynthia Re-potter Juniors week we all received our individual school pictures. A lot of us didn't look as good as we thought we hut what c-nuld we expect'' It seemed that wo ran out of pictures to ex- change before we even Rot started Last week waa tin- end of tha six weokg and you know what that means. We Will get the results of all our hard work about Wednesday when they hand out our report cards. Thc students had a little vaca- tion when the teachers went to .1 Teachers Meeting on Wednes- day. Everybody seemed to find plenty to do that day Some even went down to Cattle Congress. Jack Boreherdirig. one of our juniors won a first on the team demonstration he was a member of at Cattle Congress. On Tuesday they appeared with line other stales in the National Show. Barbara Reporter Sophomores As you all know this is the ill a new six rust think only thirty more weeks of school. As- a whole the six weeks teals were average. We fid our report cards Wednesday mor- ning. I Imagine somo will be very anxious to get them and then some might not be so overjoyed to get them. In our subjects this six weeks we arc having about the same as last six weeks except for different topics. In Physiology we arc studying the Respiritory syslem. In parallels and per- pendiculars. In English we are learning to make reports. The girls in home ec. arc draw- ing plans for redecorating the home cc. room. The school pictures are here at as a whole they turned out pretty good. Thc girls basketball season starts Monday. We all ordered our shoes and socks and are ready to dig in. We arc hoping to give you exciting action this season. Ramona Reporter Freshmen The Freshman are no longer green. We are now initiated high-school citizens. On Friday we started out with a big strong gunnysack which contain- ed all our books. It was carried to every class. In our midst we had the following we do mean Little Red Riding Helen Negro Wanda Blind Sandra Mr. and Mrs. Albert Robert Koerth and Huckle- berry Finn and Tom Gerald and George The Baby of the Freshmen Jer- i-y Time to Retire and Gary Baseball Player the part per- Melvin Old Mo- ther JoAnn The Baby Dick The Typical Teenage Denny Strong Alden The Roger Chief Robin and Karen Douglas. Judy Whit- nable was the only one in the 7th grade. We have our October Program set up as October Dennis Destival Report on Christopher Darlene After Gary Spooks and Cin- James Report on U.N Orgin of Avis Report on T. Carol Report on Fire Violet nalilc. Judy Whll- In 7th English they arc having story telling which is suite in- teresting. The 7th grade arithmetic class are studying and they seem to be enjoying them very In 7th geography class they are sludyinR different trees in dif- ferent countries. We listened to the World they were real exciting. Dennis Reporter Darlys Ass. Reporter 5th and 6th Grade In reading wo read about a big tree. It was Interesting. After every unit we have a quiz. In geography wo studied about the Southern States. Then we had a test. Now we arc studying about the Central States. In health we study about the Paris of our body. In F.nRlish we arc studying about Common and Proper nowns For arithmetic we have been reviewing substruction and mul- tiplication. Thc girls have writing the boys hjvc P. T. Then boys have writing when the girls have P. T. In spelling we have a test over the Cth unil Sharon Reporter 3d and 4th Grade The interest in our room is cen- tering around on experience ex- cursion which we hope to take soon. On Thursday eleven mo- thers responded to letters writ- ten requesting them to come to discuss the transportation and guide problem. In a very short time we had seven cars promised and all seemed interested in going as helpers. Friday each row of children wrote letters to plants which they wish to visit. They chose the best one from each row to be sent. Those whose letters were second best were given the privilege of addressing the Donna Young was sent to the Post office to buy envelopes. The arithmetic classes are about finished with reviews and will be glad to take up new work. Spelling Tests were given and a few children wrote perfect lists. Those children were not .the ones who had studied the hardest. It is much easier for some. Next six weeks we plan to publish names of those making the big- gest improvement. 1 st. and 2d Grade In first grade reading we are Friday we made a birthday calendar of all the boys and girls birthdays in j softhall team. The boys also were to play a baseball game with Lawler. The games were post- poned until Tuesday Oct. be- cause of a muddy diamond at Lawlcr. The girls are looking forward very much to the starting of bas- ketball practice which will begin Oct. 3 Thursday morning all the bas- ketball players ordered there needed supplies from a Sporta salesman for the Doming year. Being thai the bnjkclli'nll Kche- tlule is not qinle complete II will not be in until two more weeks. Hetty Reporter Another of the new teach- ers this year at Fredericks- burs is Miss Helen above. She teaches the kin- dergarten. Miss Wenffer is a. graduate ot Iowa State Teach- ers and this is her first year in teaching. Her home town is Elgin. STORY HOUR NEWS The first Story Hour of Season was held Oct. 6th in the Assembly Room of the School House. There were nine little boys and girls present. The session started with the Pledge of Alliglance to the Flag. Then we had a short story about our Flag and spent the remain- der of our time playing games and listening to records and sto- ries. We hope to have more children with us when we meet again next Saturday October 13th at at School House. all children of pre-pri- mer and kindergarten age are welcome to come to Story Hour. Those in charge next Saturday are Mrs. Ray Mrs. John Dawson and Mrs. Wm. Kot- Mrs Henry Kammeycr and Mrs Ed Dedor and Joan were New Hampton visitors on Monday. Here's Little Stories Around Town About People You Know RECEIVES PURPLE HEART the room. In 2nd grade reading some of us are in our new Are The rest of us are trying to get ready to begin them Mr. and Mrs. Elam Jr. have received word that their Billy had been awarded the Purple Heart. Billy has been in Korea s-ince the first of June and had not slept m a bed until he was wounded and taken lo a hos- pital 25 miles from the front lines. He has been released from the. hospital now and will soon join his Division. Mrs. Ernest Wajjstaff will fly lo to gel acquain- ted with her new Anlionetlc Moldcnhaucr. Mr. and Mrs. Rollis Mueller andi Mr and Mrs. Mar Davis altcndcd the Cattle Friday. Vickie Mueller spent the week- end wilh her Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Mueller. Mrs. Louis Rich wont to Des Moiiies Tuesday to spend several days at the home of Miss Georgia Quifilcy. On Wednesday she at- tended a meeting and luncheon of the Des Momcs Women's at Hoyt-Shcrman of which she is u member. On Oct. thru she attended the State Conference of the Iowa Welfare AssociationTit Hotel Savery. Mrs. Rich is Chairman of the Chicka- saw Co. Welfare Board. Mrs. Grace Sumner was hostess at a Bridge luncheon Monday with 8 guests partici- pating. Present from Fredericks- burg were Mrs. Louis Rich and Mrs. John Rich. Among others present were Mrs. Claude Elli- son arid Mrs. Wm. Wav- and other friends from Sum- ner and Waverly. Mrs. Jnck Keeling who has been visiting her son-in-law and Mr. and Mrs. George Gardner at Hkhita returned home Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gardner met her in Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Mikel- son of Hazel came Friday evening to visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Winne Ellis. Mrs. Mikelson is a niece of Mr. Ellis and was married September 1951. Miss Pearl Dayton accompanied by some of the plans to take her school pupils to Wat- erloo Wednesday where they will tour some of the Industrial Plants of the City. Mr and Mrs. Werner Borcher- ding and daughters visited with the J. M. Bruce family at Greene Sunday afternoon. next week. Loot to art we made of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Angus Mr. and Mrs. Leon Bucknell family of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Caswell of Nashua and Mrs. Alta Swangcr were Sunday visi- lors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Waggoner. Mrs. Lena Hubbard and Mrs. Zclma Dawson were Tuesday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Dense. Mr. and Mrs. Truman Stokes and Sharon Ann spent Saturday evening m New Hampton. Miss Nona Herrick and Mrs. Earl Leach spenl Fuday in Wut- crloo. Sunday dinner guests at tho Henry Kammeyer home were Mr. and Mrs. Lester Kalkbrenncr and family ot Tnpoli and Mr. and Mrs. Eri Dedpr and family. The dinner was in honor of the birth- day of Mrs. Kalkbrcnner. In the afternoon all went to the home of Mrs. Amelia Griescrt to help her celebrate her 81st birthday. Mrs. Roy Schoonover and Mrs. Allen Purdy were hostesses Fri- day afternoon to the Women's Circle of the Baptist Church at the home the Hornier. Mission lesson was in charge of Mrs. Percy Bruns assisted by Mrs Arlan Thciking and Mrs. N. R. Davis. It was announced at the business meeting that if anyone still has or bed- ding they wish to contribute to the Kansas City flood they may leave them at the chu- rch basement by Thursday after- oon. Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Swan- son and daughters of Va. came Sunday to visit her par- ents. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hadley and other relatives. They also ex- pect to visit his parents at Har- Ia.p and her brother-jn law and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Berg at Minn. Stanley Richardson and Dan- ny who are attending College at Iowa came Sat- urday and spent the weekend at the home of their Mrs. 'Lela and Mr. and Mrs. Don McFarland. They re- turned to Iowa City Monday mor- and family at Frederika. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Marr at- tended the funeral services for Mrs. Fred Rocbroek at New Ham- pton Monday afternoon. Friends of Mrs. Matie Fay will be sorry to learn of her falling last Thursday while putting on storm windows at the home of Mrs. Louts Rich. She bruised Mr. and Mrs. Wayne I herself quite although no and Mrt. Don Germann ot Water- bonei were and Is con- loo were Sunday dinner gUMU fined to her home. Per 5 Cents Per Copy 4th Term Assured for Contest Slated For Seats on Council Social Events AMVET AUXILIARY NEWS Amvet Auxiliary met Tuesday afternoon at the home of Shirley Melugin with Rebecca Peg- gy Margaret Hennor and Ruby Thorne as co-hostesses. A project for supplying Christ- mas gifts for Service men in the Knoxville to give to their families was discussed and accepted. Each member is asked to contribute a gift suitable for a mother or not to exceed or These are to be brought to Edna Feldick before October 24th. The Annual Pie Day for Amvets and their Auxiliary will be Oct. 27th. A contribution of 60 cents per member will be taken from the funds. On. October 23rd the District meeting will be held in Mason City with a School of Instruction. Any member wishing to attend please notify Etta Morf and make reservations before the 19th. The membership Drive is now on. Anyone wishing to pay their Auxiliary please contact the Membership Gertrude Mikes All are asked if to help us get a 100 per cent thereby winning a tro- phy. We now have a new 5 year old orphan at the Annie Whitten- mcyer Home at Iowa. Thc next Sewing Day will be October 24th at the home of Blanche Ellison. Please brmg or send carpet rags of any color. The next meeting will bo at Margaret Mueller's wilh Marie Thcrsa and Kath- leen Barmsh as co-hostosscs. The door prize wax won by Edna i'Bidlck- MI8CF.LLANEOU3 SHOWER Mrs. Don MicFarland assisted jy Mrs. R. M. Brandenburg and Mrs. Sturgis Bravonor entertain- ed 25 guests at a miscellaneous shower Saturday afternoon for Wiss Beverly daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Waller Sch- rocdcr. Miss who has icon working the Relief Of- fices in is be narried soon lo P. F. C. Joe Mc- son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. McNally of New Hampton. Mr. is stationed at Anchor- Alaska. PURCHASES HOME Mr. and Mrs. Carrol Smith have purchased a home in la. Thc house was formly owned by VIr. Ciarcnce flrettman. Mrs. Smith is the former Janet daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Purdy. LEGION AUXILIARY The regular meeting of the Le- gion Auxiliary will be at the Town Hall with the following Luclla Helen Alvina Mattke and Martha Maschmeycr. 36th ANNIVERSARY Their 35th Wedding Anniver- sary was obiervcd by the Rev. Mrs. Wm. Ullerich lasl Sun- day wilh a family dinner in the parsonage. All the Children and their 'amilies were present for the oc- casion- Mr. and Mrs. Victor E. Ullerich and Allen of Blairs- Mr. and Mrs. C. Billic and Ro- nald of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Michael and Teddy of Indepen- Mr. and Mrs. E. Zeitz and Linda of and Waldo W. Ullerich of Cedar Rapids Iowa. ENTERTAINS FOR BROTHER Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kerssen entertained at a birthday dinner Saturday evening in honor of her brother Jack Herrick. Other gu- ests present besides Mr. and Mrs. derrick were an uncle and VIr. and Mrs. E. B. Merriman of who are on their way California where plan to make their home. OFF TO CONVENTION Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kerssen will leave Thursday or Friday to attend the national implement dealers' convention at Enroute they will visit the Rev. Carl Speicher and wife at Dennison. Rev. Speicher was the Baptist minister here some years ago. His wife has not been in the best of health recently. A visit to another former Baptist clergy- man the Rev. and Mrs. U. E. at Mt. is on the itinerary for the homeward trip. The Kerssens expect to be gone about two weeks. Mrs. Ernest Wagstaff expects to leave Waterloo Thursday by plane for where she will visit her son Jack Mol- dcubaur and ftunfly. 6 Filecd for 5 Posts Open on New Park Official Due A fourth term in office as mayor for Dr. A.L. and a six-man race for the five council positions are indicated for Fred- ericksburg. No contests are slated at the balloting November 6 for park comissioner or for treasurer. Stanley present park declined to seek re-election. Arthur Claxton has Uled. C. F. present town treas- has filed for with no which is a nice endorsement. The open door to another term as mayor also is a vote ol con- fidence for Dr. who has been the town's No I dignitary since and who lias been the leader in progressive move- ments. Candidaates for council Robert who was an unsuccessful candidate the last Henry oil who has been on the council for some Rollis also an oil who is among the new members of the C.H. implement seeking his first term on the V.M. insurance who has served on the council and R.T. meat market who is new to the city race. Mikes is a cousin of Frank who did not file. Davis is a son of Noal R. who has been on the coun- cil for perhaps the past 10 but did not file The third man going off the council it E.P. Van who is now on the ichool board and did not deem II advisable to be in dual civic capacities. j Locals INJURED IN FALL Dennis son of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. fell one day last week while climbing trees In the school and injured his shoulder and back quite badly. Denny says he is going to quit being a monkey and Icatfe the trees Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ellison for dinner guests her Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Mat- Ike and family from Kansas City and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mattke. Mr. and Mrs. Mattke ac- companied by Mr and Mrs. Leo Drape were in Fayette Sunday afternoon fo see Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Mattke and family at the L. E. Campbell home. Miss Betty Lammers and friend of spent Tuesday even- ing with Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ellison and Tom. Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Mattfce and children from Kansas came Thursday evening and spent the weekend here and with her par- Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Campbell On Saturday they attended home coming in Fayette. Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Superior spent the week- end at the home of her sister and their families Mr. and Mrs. 3uy Schoonover and Mr. and Mrs. Fay Stone. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Schoonover and Donna entertained at a din- ner Friday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Superior Mr. and Mrs Fay Stone and Mr. and Mrs. Will Nieman. Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Beverly and Mrs. Wilbur Schoonover and spent Saturday af- ternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rollis Mueller. Mr. and Mrs. Verne Hucke of visited Mr and Mrs. Geo- rge Hucke Sunday. Anniversary dinner guests on Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gitcn were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mirs and family of Mr. and Mrs. Don Ritnouer and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Eisele and Mrs. Doretta Gitch. Mrs. Chas. Mr. and Mrt. Carl Mikes and Carla Jo were Monday evening supper fuesU it UM R. T. ;