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Manly Singal (Newspaper) - August 21, 1952, Manly, Iowa VOLUME 34 MANLY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 21 1952 NUMBER 34 Oiir next Mystery Farm appears above Co you know who liveshere do give us a phone call and letus know The occupant of the will be given frefca 5x7 mounted photograph if he emails at the of the Fullerton Lumber yard i BENJEGERDES REUNION HELD SUNDAY The 24th annual Benjegerdes reunion was held at the home of Mrs Leona Lawyer Manly Iowa on Sunday Aug 17 1952 There were 108 present to enjoy the picnic A short business meetingand program followed dinner Irvin Benjegerdes presidentwas in charge the business meeting officers were fleeted lor the L1953 are Helea Hartman Pres Wayne Northway V Pres and Loretta Hackbart SecTreas The historian for the family is Elsie Benjegerdes John Edward Tietz played several numbers on his accordian Gorkowski of Rock Falls Iowa led the group in singing several numbers The rest of the after noon was spent in taking pic tures visitng and playing foase bail Those attending the reunion were Mr and Mrs Amiel T Do bel Elk River Minn Mr and Mrs Louis Benjegerdes and Grace Postville Iowa MrJ and Mrs Walter Tietz Decorah Mr and Mrs Benny Tietz Waterloo Mr and Mrs Edward Hartman LeRoy Phyllis Lyle Cumberland Iowa Mr and Mrs Lloyd fort Esther Marion Leonard Kenneth Emrnons Minn Rich ard Thielen Chicago Mrrand Mrs Ferdinand Miller Twin Lakes Minn Lawrence Glassel Plymouth Mrs and Mrs Robert Hackbart Lee Allen Grafton Mr and Mrs Gaylord Gordon Gail Donald Marion Joyce Ken sett Marlene Button Mason City Mr and Mrs Henry Hartman Darrell Diann Kensett Mr and Mrs John Gorkowski Joyce Rock Falls Mr and Mrs Earl Dickinson5 Mason City From Manly Mrs Leona Law yer Merle David Elsie Benje jegerdes P D Benjegerdes Mr and Mrs Emil Benjegerdes Mr and Mrs Irvin Benjegerdes Gloria Noreen Mr and Mrs Elm er Klemp Jean John James Mr and Mrs Kenneth Benje gerdes Steven Mr and Mrs B D Stickfort Mr and Mrs Roy Gal lion Beatrice Edward Duwayne Sharon Mr and Mrs Walter Benjegerdes Donald Jimmy Mrs Gertrude Northway Mr and Mrs Wayne Northway Larry Beth Mary Lena Tietz Mr arid Mrs Chris Tietz Betty Ann Roy Erma Lois Peggy Tom Mr and Mrs John Tietz John Edward Mr and Mrs Richard Tietz Laura Mae Rose Marie Darlene Janice Linda Mrs Marie Dobel Mr and Mrs Paul Dobel Mr and Mrs Donald Dobel David Mr and Mrs Rex Furman Rev Funk Wins SACRED HEART SCHOOL iSTARTS MONDAW AUG 25 Parochial school will open Monday Aug 25 under The annual Manly golf tournathe management of Sister Super ment was held at the Legion j Mary Rembert One half day course in Mason City Monday j scssions wiu be held for the first Eighteen golfers entered m the three dayg during the Celebrati0n contests and there were 24 for Teacners for tne eight grades dinner and the awarding of prizes be Gabrielle 6th Rev David M Funk turned in the lowest score iwhichwas a 73 ior IS EMoen and lowed close Tehind with 74 I 1st and kin Following are the results of the jergarten Many Return From Vacation Trips Mr and Mrs Wilbur Hill and Curtis returned home Monday evening from Jefferson City Mo where they had been since Mon visiting Mrs Hills sister Mrs Walter De Moss and family there they visited many places of including the LakeqftheOzarks where they took mile boat ride Cleaners were open for business Monday after a week while Mr and were on a va They were at Den yerr anci Boulder Colo At Boul a former school IS Hargrave and took trips Their chil Vicki stayed with sister Mrs Alvin irNew Sharon Iowa gone Harry Steffensoh xJaugJiteri Rhoads and grandspnDennis Rhoads return 11 from a trip tot eaigary Canada Baniff Lake Louise and the Columbia ice Evelyn and Dennis enjoy ed the airious ski lift ride at Banff the wild an moose elk an deers porcupine by way of Couer d Alerie Idaho Helena Mont and the Black Hills It was good to get back to the Garden Spot of America after going through the western states where drougth has been bad for crops they play Championship holes PASTOR FUNK GUEST PREACHER The Rev David M Funk pastor of Manly Lutheran church will be the guest preacher at Central Lutheran church Mason City next Sunday Aug 24 at the a m worship service He Mil preach for Pastor Marvin O Lee who is on a trip through Wyom ing on vacation Pastor Funk will be in his own pulpit at the service in Manly and Mrs Lloyd Smith The hot lunch program which 1 has previously been in operation Total will be continued as before The Reyt David M Funk 73 j cooks wiu be Mrs Ferd jarJR Moen 74 ara Mrs T1n Bob Schaefer 77 Chris Sorenson 81 Bob 85 Marlin Thornblade 92 Elmer Snyder 92 Bud Rissler129 Sub par 34s were turned in the Among Our SERVICE MEN second round by Rev Funk and Dr Moen Nine Hole rounds M P Rusley 39 Korea Chas Sorenson 49 who was taken prisoner Decem F G Mead 45lker 14 1950 writes that he is Mr and Mrs J R Einertson have received a leter from their Jerry a prisoner in North Cpl Jerome Einertson Bud Koci 46 Bob Bride 51 Bob Smith 56 Duane Olson 57 Laird J Moore 62 Warren Baker 66 Soren Westly 74 Driving1 Contest M P Rusley 265 yards Bob Bride 264 yards Approaching Contest Hitting from a distance of 75 yards Bob Schaefer 3 ft from hole Dr R E Moen 4 ft from hole RELATIVES ATTEND L O KNUDSON FUNERAL Mr and Mrs Gaylord Knud son and son David have returned to their home at Detroit after a stay here following the death of Gaylords father last week Mr and Mrs Orin Knudson of Des Moines were also here assisting in the care of Mr Knudsons brother before he died Among the relatives who came for the funeral were Mrs Amelia Fods and daughter Ellen of Col ton So Dak Mr and Mrs Albert Knudson of Albert Lea Mrs Nora Knudson and Thomas and Albert Knudson from Orfordville Wis Mr and Mrs Perry Olson Beloit Wis John Knudson Mrs Maria Heyerdahl and Mrs Carl Everson Brodhead Wis Mr and Mrs George Knudson Lombard 111 and Mrs Phill Tyrell Chica go These and the many relatives who came from Worth Mitchell and Cerro Gordo counties were served dinner by the rfebekah and Eastern Star lodges and fol lowing the funeral were served lunch by the Sunnyside Circle at the Lutheran church The last band concert of the seasonwill be held in the park Saturday evening Aug 23 begin ning at 8 oclock Mrs Betty Rob erts requests all members to be present for band practice Friday evening at in the school house getting along well and is gain ing weight He had just received a letter wrich his folks had writ ten him last February Although they had heard from Jerry through letters he had written to other members of the family this was the first Einertsons had heard from him since January He says he is working in the kitchen Work is not compulsory but he had volunteered just to have something to do Raymond Anderson has finished his basic training at Lackland Air Force base San Antonio and is now a student at the Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi where he is taking radio and radar work Raymond is the son of Mr and Mrs Peter Anderson In a letter to his wife who works at Clear Lake Cpl Vernon Harris wrote that he had been on the fighting front at Old Baldy Hill He said he expected to be returned to Japan for a rest The letter was received this week Cpl Harris is the son of R L Harris who lives south of Manly on the old highway Mrs Dave Cook had a cable gram from her husband Lt Col Cook stating that he has arrived in Europe and will be located at Grandes France instead of in Germany as he had expected He has been assigned to the 1st Quarermaster Group David D Ford has left for Muldon Mo where he will con tinue his training with the Air Force He has spent a twenty day delay enroute furlough with his parents and sister On Tuesday his friend Henry Kline of Counter No Dk cme to spend a day with David and on Wednes day morning Mrs Ford and Shir ley took the boys to Iowa Falls where they met another Mend and from there the three drove on to Muldon boys Ted Rumbley manager of the Fullerton Lumber company was on vacationlast week at Brain erd MinnMrs Rumbley and Nolan spent the past five Bean Doege The Doeges operate a resort at Brainerd The Rumb leys returned home Sunday Mr and Mrs A L Mason and Suzanne and Mr Masons moth er Mrs Jesse W Mason Cedar Rapids have returned from a two weeks vacation spent at Pine point Beach neafWalker Minn Mr and Mrs Joe Macku and Mr and Mrs John Barta have returned from a tenday sight seeing trip which took them to International Fallsand Fort Fran cis At Hibbings Mirin they saw the large iron mines From Du luth they took an execursion trip into Wisconsin and saw the large grain mills They went to Fort William and Port Arthur There they saw the large paper mills They also visited1 the lighthouse tower and manyother places of interest They travelled about 1500 miles Lloyd Barta took care of his fathers business while he was gone Rev and Mrs Carl Frank hauser returned Wednesday night from their trip through the west ern states They were gone about three weeks and covered more than 5900 miles They report a wonderful trip much of it in com pany with the pastors sister Mrs Anna Ward Chris Sorenson resumed his work in the Cheney Hardware store Monday where he is em ployed and Sorenson has opened her beauty shop follow ing a 3200 mile sightseeing trip with Washington D C as their destination They were accom panied by their son and daughter inlaw Mr and Mrs Charles Sorenson They spent two days with Mrs Sorensons sister and husband Dr and Mrs Charles Small Flint Mich At Wash ington D C the visited many interesting buildings including the Capitol and called on Con gressman H R Gross They al so stopped at Port Huron Niagara Falls Wilmington Del Bal timore Maryland and Philadel phia They returned by way of the Blue Ridge Mountains visit ing many places of interest They returned home Friday after being gone two weeks WILL ISSUED FOOTBALL EQUIPMENT Football equipment will be issued to members of this years Manly High School football team on Saturday from 1 to 3 oclock according to Coach F G Mead The Railroaders will start prac tice Monday Three Day Celebration Will Mark ManlyV 75th Anniversary Old Settlers Dinner Next Tuesday Noon Free dinners will be given old settlers and their wives or hus bands by the celebration commit tee next Tuesday noon The din ner will be served by the Music Mothers at the Bethel Evangelical church at oclock Attor ney L T Bosworth will give a talk following the meal Any who resided in the Manly trade territory in 1892 or before are invited to the dinner They do not have to be residents this community at the present time Wives or husbands of the old settlers are also welcome All who are eligible whether they now livehere or not are urged to be present Please reg ister at the Signal office not later than Monday night August 25 in order that arrange ments for the dinner can be made Please note that Tuesday isthe correct iday for the dinner This is a change from the previously announced ROBERT HYNESIN HOSPITAL WITH POLIO Robert Hynes four year old son of Mr and Mrs Leo Hyneswas taken to theBlank Memorial hos pital in Des Moines Monday He was taken ill Thursday and Sun day entered the Park Hospital wherethey diagnosed the illness polio His parents took him to Des Moines Sunday and remained until MondayvHis con dition is said not to be serious but he will have to remain in the hos pital for about three weeks for treatment and observation Mystery Farms Are Identified The 27th Manly Signal Mystery Farm was the 240 acre farm of Lewis Peshak six and a half miles east of Manly on highway No 9 The place has been in the Pe shak family for about 75 years Theodore Feshak father of Lewis purchased a part of the land and moved there from St Ansgar The farm acres have been added to from time to time during the years All of the nine Peshak chil dren were bornon this farm ex cept Gilbertthe oldest who was born near St Ansgar The others are Mrs Ed Cobeen Call fornia Mrs Emma Hodges Ft Collins Colo Mrs Philip Strand Manly Lewis Manly Frank Plymouth Mrs Oswald Strand Maude Plymouth Frank and Orin Plymouth remained to farm the place until 1948 when he retired and moved to Manly His sonm law and daughter Mr and Mrs Jim Gregory are now on the farm and both Mr and Mrs Pe shak continue with unabated en thusiasm their interest m the place helping to raise the stock of feed cattle and hogs and chickens and the wide variety of garden and grain crops Both families are members of the Methodist church at Plymouth Raymond Wirtjes and Barbara Gregory were the first to identify the farm Last weeks Mystery Farm was that of the Wayne Millers three miles north and two miles east of Manly The Millers bought the CO acre lace from Ted Rumbley five years ago Previously it had be longed to J H Reindl General farming is carried on Wayne had milked 12 cows but disposed of them last winter when he was sick He raises about 100 head of hogs a year The Millers have four children Charlotte 10 Cheryl 8 Cynthia 4 and Curtis 3 The family attend the Manly Lutheran church and do most of their trading here Identifying the farm were Wayne Miller Jim Kline Char lotte Miller Lloyd Martin C R Dobel Bobbie Miller Floyd Co been Thanks Folks Celebrate in Manly August 25 2627 i Celebration Speakers Parade Carnival Contests Addresses Are Scheduled SENATOR LEO ELTHON Senator Leo Elthon of Fertile Republican candidate for Lieuten ant governor will give an address at the City Park Tuesday at p m HERSCHEL C LOVELESS Herschel C Loveless Ottumwa mayor and the Democratic can didate for governor will address an audience the City Park Wednesday at p m Subscriptions For Celebration Donations made by the follow ng towards the Manly Diamond Jubilee held in Manly Aug 25 26 and 27 1952 as of Wednes day noon 20 August Manly State Bank Fullerton Lumber Co 3500 Farmers CoOp Elev Co 3500 Grocery 2000 Herman Irene Matthees 2500 Fred B Logeman 2000 Oltman Grocery 2000 VTanly Produce 2000 Vtanly Signal 2000 iheney Hardware 2000 Helen Grefe 2500 Rock Island Cafe 2000 Iowa CoOp Pro cesing Assn 3500 eople Gas Electric 2500 Marshall Swift Co 1000 T Bosworth 1000 Baker Clothing Co 1000 Hargrave Cleaners 1000 Ole Julien 1000 Kellys Pool Hall 1000 Snyders Food Store 1500 Dr G S Westly 1000 Manly Bakery 1500 Hidden Inn 1000 Sun Set Inn Avalon 1000 Schwartz Ice Cream 1000 John F Clark 1000 Shook Bros 1000 Manly CoOp Creamery 1000 Manly Drug Co 1000 Hills Truck Auto Service 1000 Reab Service Station 1000 Lyons Laundry Dry Cleaning 1000 Tom F Cain 1000 Brides Funeral Home 1000 I Marlins Dept Store 1000 Bob Strand 1000 Gamble Store 1000 Laura Green Prop I Park Grill 1000 j SOFT BALL GAMES j In the girls Softball games Monday night the St Paul team defeated the Lutherans 9 to 7 in a close game In the second contest Sacred Heart outscored Bethel 15 to 6 Plans are all complete for Manlys big three day celebration which starts Monday August 25 and continues through Tuesday and Wednesday All indications point toward a really big tune The American Legion which is sponsoring the celebration and various committees have spared no pains to provide plenty of entertainment and interesting things to see throughout the cele bration Historical Displays Historical articles and exhibits of pioneer things will feature dis play windows in practically every business place Old photographs will also play an important part in the displays Big Parade Tuesday One of the features of Tues day afternoon will be a big par ade which wiH start at p m from the athletic field The route of the parade will be North to Harris street east on the pave ment to Broadway then south past the reviewing and judges stand in the park The parade will be divided inr to four divisions with prizes as follows Patriotic 3 S5 Civic 10 Oldest Vehicle 320 Most novel or Unusual Entry Honorable Mention ten prizes In theoldest not necessary that der its own power Any vehicle which can be pulled pushed or otherwise travel in the parade is eligible for the pro vided it is old enough Three Bands Three bands have already sig nified their intention of being in ihe parade and there may be more The Kensett Fertile and Manly bands will be on hand Can Still Enter It is still not too late to make an entry in the parade Entries must be listed with committee by a m Tuesday All entries must be at the Athletic Field by p m Tuesday There are a good number of entries but more are desired Addresses Two Days There will be an address Tues day by Senator Leo Elthon and Wednesday by Herschel Love less A dinner for old residents be served Tuesday noon alease note this is a change from he previously announced day of Wednesday which also appears in an advertisement elsewhere in this issue Carnival Here The Boone Valley Carnival company will be on hand with a full assortment of rides conces sions and entertainment There will also be races con tests and something doing every minute Babies A baby daughter weighing 7 Ibs 6 ozs and 19 inches long was born to Mr and Mrs Stanley Mueske at Park hospital Monday Aug 18 She has been named Toni Marie 5 is eager ly awaiting her arrival home with his grandmother Mrs Ethel Fran cis who came from Low Moor to assist in the home Jerry Allan is the 6 Ib 5 oz son who was born Thursday Aug 14 to Mr and Mrs Harold Durner at Mercy Hospital Mrs Durner and baby are expected home Fri day Four brothers and a sister will welcome them Alice Kenny Jimmy and Judy His older sister Diane is employed in Des Moines BACKHAUS FAMILY GET TOGETHER The Backhaus family reunion was held at Cresco Sunday Sixty members were present from Man ly Hanlotnown Grafton Kensett Rock Rapids Minn Garnavillo Farmersburg Clear Lake and Minneapolis
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