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   Le Grand Reporter (Newspaper) - March 11, 1938, Le Grand, Iowa                                x OUR COMMUNITY IS WHAT WE VOL. XXIX. LE GRAND, MARSHALL COUNTY, IOWA, FRIDAY, MARCH 1938. NO. 20. LeGrand Friends Church DEATH AND BURIAL OF WjUJSL CUTLER Well Known Resident of Community Passes Away Friday, March 4. Funeral and Burial Monday Local News and Personals. Obliging In the parlor they were three She, the table lamp and he; Two is company, without a doubt, So the table lamp went out. Pageant. an Sngllsh Sarden The death of Willis L. Cutler, widely known Spanish-American war veteran of LeGrand and form- er county old age pension investi- gator, occurred at p. m. Fri- day, March 4, at the Deaconess hospital. Mr. Cutler had been a patient there for three weeks suf- fering from heart disease and complications. He had been in failing health for three years. He was bora April at Waverly, a son of Daniel B. and Elizabeth Peters Cutler. Willis Cutler served in the Spanish- American war with Company D, Twelfth Minnesota Volunteer in- fantry. After the war he went to Peoria, 111., where he married Miss Bartra Mud in 1900. She died in Peoria, Dec. and on June 22, 1914, he married Mrs. Frances Peterson at LeGrand. He was connected with the Brown Bros, real estate firm in Peoria until 1923, and then moved to LeGrand to become foreman for the Capital City Bridge Build- ing Company. Later he was em- ployed by the Union Hay Com- pany for two years, and from Mrs. C. R. Durland spent a a few days last week in Kansas City with her husband who is employed there. Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Gaunt of Tama, and Archie Smaha of Green Mountain, were Sunday visitors at the W. M. Gaunt home. Brady Long returned home Saturday from Lynnville, where he has been employed by Given Johnson during the winter. There will be a change of bus time March 15. For further in- formation inquire at the tele- phone Transit Lines. Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Tostenson returned home the fore part of last week after spending about two months in Tuscon, Arizona, and California. Mr. and Mrs. John Nolte and daughter, Barbara Jane, of Wat- kins, -were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Rhodes and family. Medium clover Alfalfa per bushel; also many other lots. Postal card us for catalogue and samples before ordering else- 1984 to 1936 was county investi- gator for the old age pension commission. Mr. Cutler was an inventor of no mean calibre, having invented a mold for forming concrete silo -staves, -multiple molds, collapsible brick molds and several improvements in block molds. Besides his widow he is survived by seven sons, Kenneth, Floyd and Lloyd Cutler of LeGrand, Raymond of Osage, Wilbert 01 I. Here in this old world garden time stands still- No city din can pierce this tranquil sphere; A quiet Eden where I- drink my fill Of rose-decked June, the darling of the The yews are foil for bright-hued flowers Whose breath intoxicates the enamored breeze, That lingers long about inviting bowers Whose wine-red roses might the high gods please. On every side a wall of brick is seen, More beautiful in age than in its The weathered red relieved by moss-made green And clinging to its summit climb Its column hidden by a leafy screen, An old sundial shadow-marks the time II. A great stone mansion guards this spacious spot, Erected when the elder Charles was Romantic sight that art and time have wrought, Whose poise and charm a thrill to all must This is a place for sweet repose and dreaming, For books and tea throughout the summer days, Nor fit for modern verve with unrest teeming As this is sacred to the old-time ways My native land so far across the ocean. Seems farther as I sense the beauty here That whelms with an unspeakable emotion One nurtured in the new world's atmosphere, Directing my enraptured heart's devotion To ancient days and ways now grown more dear. Albert Lindley Beane in "Sonnet Sequences." Rev. Floyd L. Hinshaw, Pastor Sunday School. 0. W Johnson, Supt. Morning Worship. They Went Unto Him." Christian Endeavor. Evening Worship. "My Praying." We thank you for your coop- eration throughout the meetings by your faithful attendance. Christian Church Sarah M. Piper, Minister 10 a. m. Church School. Services Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. Rev. B. 0. Duncan will bring the message.' A welcome to all here. Quarry Chapel Rev. L. T. 10 a. m. Sunday School. Mrs Jerome Lunde, Supt. 11 a. m. Services. 7 p. m. Christian Endeavor. p. m. Evening Services. The regular church business meeting is held the last Tuesday evening of every month. where. Hall Roberts3 Son, Post- ville, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Thompson are moving into the property on south Franklin street occupied for a long time by Van Shope. It is -at-present Norton, we understand. It surely reminds a person of old times to see Raymond Beane back of the counter once more at the Holland store. He doesn't walk quite as briskly as of yore, but he is gaining and will soon Waterloo, Vern oi Peoria, 111-, get back to the standard pace he set and Dan ,Cutler of Russell, 111.; sjx m0nths ago or prior to his long one daughter, Miss Iva Cutler 011 sick spell. Peoria; six stepchildren, Mrs. H. R. Olson and Clarence T. son or Marshalltown; Fred G. Peterson 01 LeGrand; Mrs. H.M. Weitzell of Dunbar; Mrs. J. W. Gregg oi Elgin, Okla., and Mrs. F. D. Moore of Buffalo; three brothers, Orvie Cutler oi Waverly, Archie of Princeton, Minn., anu Roy oi Alhambra, Calif'; two sis- ters, Mrs. M. H. Rindall of Al- hambra, Calif., and Mrs. G. Hut- chinson of Saskatchewan, Can- ada, and three grandchildren. One sister and one brother pre- ceded him in death. He was a member of the LeGrand Friends I of Los We have passed the paper over to Mrs. Mattie Pemberton of the local WT. C. T. U. to do as she sees fit with it. B. H. Beane handed us a news- Miscellaneous Shower Mrs. Clifford Huffaker, who was married Feb. 16, was entertained Tuesday night at a 'Shower at the HornTof her mother, Mrs. Chas. Lamb, with about thirty guests present. The recent bride received many lovely gifts, and it seems that all must have been mind-readers as the gifts all matched perfectly in a beautiful color scheme. The evening was spent socially and by playing Bingo, various Strand Lutheran Church Dunbar, Iowa Rev. E. A. Bersagle, Pastor 10 a. m. 11 a. m. Rev. Floyd Hinshaw went to Oskaloosa Tuesday to enroll at the Pastor's Short Course which is in session the most of the week. Dr. Willard 0. True- blood is one of the principal speak- ers at the Oskalodsa meetings. L. T. Hibbs expects to be present at the Short Course a part of the time. The writer acknowledges the ceipt of a copy of the January issue of "Southern California White Ribbon" containing a well itten article by Dr. Elmina church. Funeral services were held at t'hfc Estel funeral home in Mar- shalltown, Monday, at 2 p. m., conducted by Rev. Taylor Guth- rie of West Branch, a former pas- tor at LeGrand. Burial was in Pleasant Hill cemetery north of LeGrand. Pallbearers were L. T. Hibbs, paper illustration carrying a rather familiar likeness. It is none other than that of Eugene R. Bowen of New York City (63SpragueRoad, at his desk as secretary Tenus Olson, Walter Aiden, Ben of the Cooperative League. The Baumgardner, Burnice Beane and president. Dr. Jas. P. Warbasse, Eric Erickson. Attending from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Cutler of Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Cutler of Russell, 111., Mr. and Mrs. Orvie Cutler and children of Waverly, Mrs. Cornelia Cutler and four daughters of Waterloo, Mr. arid Mrs. Orvie Hutchinson of New Hampton, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cutler of Floyd, Mr. and Mrs. George Cutler and Mrs. Max Cutler of Preston, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Medd and family of Water- loo, Mr. and Mrs. Fran Moore of Buffalo, Mrs. Fred Shroeder of Montpelier, and many from Le- Grand, Quarry, Dunbar, Dillon and Garwin. is also shown, but the arresting picture is that of Eleanor Roose- velt, wife of the president, who seems quite intent on discussing something of importance with the two officials. This office is in receipt of a neat little booster booklet with this title, "San Diego extolling the many things of interest in and around that famed southern California city. We were very much inter- ested in it and have wondered why we hadn't made mention of the gift prior to this time. Mrs. Sarah Imel, whose name is pennec on an inside front page, better have a care or she will get some- body hung up for letter postage. prizes being given. A midnight lunch was served by the hostesses, Mrs. Doren Huffaker of Marshall- town, and Mrs. Hollis Eash, as- sisted by Mrs. DwightEash, Mrs. Kenneth Tompkinsand Mrs. Ray- mond Weitzell, all of Marshall- town. Guests from away were the bride, Mrs. Russell Reel and baby daughter of Ferguson; Mrs. Ken- neth Tompkins, Mrs. Ed Bond, Mrs. J. L. Peak, Mrs. Raymond Weitzell, Mrs. Dwight Eash and baby daughter, Mrs. C. W. Eash, Mrs. Omar DeFrance and Mrs. Doren Huffaker, all of Marshall- town. While the ladies played Bingo, with Ullie Krughel the life of the party as usual, the men-folks who drove cars, gathered at the home of Cleo Lamb, brother of the bride, and spent the evening playing "five hundred." Near midnight Cleo Lamb and Ray- mond Weitzell donned aprons and served lunch. Guests included Russell Reel and Clifford Huffaker of Fergu- son; Kenneth Tompkins Dwight Eash, Ed Bond, Raymond Weit- zell and Doren Huffaker, all of And March Marches On Sumner Gazette Though it's just another month in the year, March probably has more -traditions a'nd superstitions behind any of the remain- ing 11 months. Since Julius Caesar's time the "ides of March" have been fa- mous in song and story, few people realizing that every month had an "ides" in the old Roman cal- endar. The fact that Caesar was murdered on the "ides of March" made that particular day more significant. To the Romans March was the first month of the year, a calen- dar custom that persisted through- out Europe for centuries. Eng- land did not adopt the present calendar until 1752, previously dating its legal year from March 25. Literally, March is the month of Mars, based on Grecian legend. Certainly its warlike tendencies are borne out by the furious winds usually accompanying the month. If March comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb, or vice versa. Sunday School. Morning Worship. Everybody welcome. Card of Thanks We thank you for your patron- .age.in-the pas.t- Come, in and sea us about your account. It woulc be Thomp- SCHOOL ITEMS OF GENERALINTEREST HIGH SCHOOL The Indian children from the Tama Reservation school will pre- sent a program in the local school auditorium Friday afternoon of this week, beginning at 1 o'clock. Lf you would like to see and hear the Indians, you are cordially in- vited to attend. Two weeks ago the grade pupils went down to their school and witnessed a very interesting program. LeGrand held its P.-T. A. meet- ing Tuesday night. The program, was a movie presented by our county agent, Mr. Harold Peter- son. Cup cakes and coffee were served for refreshments. ACTIVITIES The record of boys' basketball games shows 19 played, 9 won and 10 lost. The girls' record shows 24 played, 20 won, 2 tied and 2 lost. The boys will top off their bas- ketball season by play ing a Round Robin tournament among the ligh school classes. CLASS NAME CAPTAIN Senior BalJhawks Jack Long Junior Hornets Van Shope Soph'm Farm's U. C. Rowlison Fresh'n Cyclones 0. Rhodes DECLAMATORY Kathryn Mills ana Ruth Simms represented our school in the de- clamatory contest held at dem- ons, Monday evening, March 7. The contest was the final county contest and sub-district state con- son. School Election Next Monday The annual school election will be held at the school building Monday, March 14, for the pur- pose of electing two school direc- to succeed S. S. Iverson who is moving out of the dis- trict, and one other. There is but one ticket filed, we under- stand, Leland Keen to succeed Mr. Iverson, and M. Holland to succeed himself. We were printing this item last week about the election simply as news ano with no idea oi taking pay for it, and carried.the thought test ami therefore in- cluded eleven schools with fifteen contestants, five in each group. Kathryn placed third in orator- ical and Ruth placed first in hu- morous, receiving one of the three medals presented by County Sup- eriniendent Shutt to the winners. The judges were Miss Van Law, Irs. Rosine, and Le Mar Hoag- n, successor to Edward Wright, 11 of Marshalltown. We are proud of our representatives for heir work -in declamation this Tear. STATE "TOURNEY TRIP Thursday morning at 9 o'clock the LeGrand girls basketball team, met at tht schoolhouse to prepare for thtir eventful journey to Des Marshalltown; Hollis Eash C has. Lamb of LeGrand. and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Brucklacher of the Dillon community, were in our burg Tuesday and called at Reporter headquarters. The news item in last week's issue about Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Smaha who had lived in Charles City, failed to state they were moving from that city "to Des where they are now located. Glenn is still in the em- ploy of the Oliver Manufacturing Company, who transferred him to j mittee members questioned Japanese Sing Different Tune Foreign Minister Koki Hirota urged world naval reduction by abolition of all capital warships, in a renewed bid last Friday for friendship with the United States. ''As long as we fully understand each Hirota told a parlia- mentary budget committee, "lam confident there will be no trouble between Japan and the United States." Capital ships have been defined as those, other than aircraft car- riers, of more tons with guns larger than 8-inch. Meanwhile, the powerful war minister, Gen. Gen Sugiyama, was forced to apologize to a parlia- mentary committee for the con- duct of Lieut. Col. Masaki Sato, a member of the bureau of mili- tary affairs. Sato, appearing before the corn- school ele. tions fell on the "first" Monday in March, and town elections on the last Monday. School election comes on Monday a ter the first Tuesday in the month. G. C. Ogier was in the trice and he made the mistake we did. In our humble opinion the place for those election no tices should be in the paper ano the school board pay for it. No newspaper can live on wind. Card of Thanks We wish to express our sincer appreciation to our friends and neighbors for their thoughtfu kindness and expressions of sym pathy at the loss of our belovec husband and Cutler and Family. W. C. T. U. The W. C. T. U. met with Mrs. Cora Russell Tuesday afternoon, in charge of Mrs. Kate Sanders. Devotionals were led by Mrs. J. W. Piper. The guest speaker of the afternoon was Howard San- ders of Marshalltown, a former LeGrand boy. As this was the Hazard meeting Mr. Sanders talked on "Alcohol as a Menace to Health, Happiness and Econ- ivloines. We arrived there at at the Chamberlain hotel, where we had our quarters. After disposing oj our luggage we pioceded to the Shoppe build- ing, where we had a suitable bas- ketball dinner beiore playing; a game. We then went back to the hotel to unpack and rest before playing. After a brief rest per- iod we drove to the Drake Field House, where we were to meet the Hansell team at 2 o'clock. The half ended 11-10 in Han- sel's favor. While coach Van Dorn was giving us a "pep talk" our pictures were snapped "off guard" by the Register and Trib- une photographer. Five seconds beiore the game ended the score was tied 21 all; then a Hansell forward dropped in a one-handed shot as the gun sounded, making the score 23-21. Georgia Perry was outstanding for LeGrand with 9 points. The next morning we attended a breakfast in honor of all state" tournament Kirk wood. contenders at hotel Following this we mittee studying the general mo- omic Security." Lunch was served spent our time to our own liking1. In the afternoon several of the girls attended a Tea Dance at Drake University. In the even- ing everyone attended the bas- Des Moines. bilization law which political by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. I ketball games at the Field House. Saturday morning we shopped and some of the girls visited the shouted "shut when com- Sanders, Mrs. Harry Barber, Mrs. Historical Building and climbed e Capitol steps. We had an (Continued on another page) party leaders have branded as j Frederiekson and Mrs. Dr. Mills. "dictatorial" and had i Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Howard right to appear. his Warren Barber and Mrs. 'John i Krughel. j   

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