Johnson County Democrat, October 8, 1936

Johnson County Democrat

October 08, 1936

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Johnson County Democrat (Newspaper) - October 8, 1936, Oxford, Iowa The Only Democratic Newspaper Published in Johnson County, Iowa 3faijttB0tt (Emttttg Ibtttorrat A Newspaper Published for Every Member of the Family. 3000 Readers AND OXFORD LEADER VOLUME 46 OXFORD, IOWA, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 8, 1936 NO. 47 By the Editor LET'S LOOK AT THE RECORD Al Smith, the disgruntled, surely gave a self-revealing speech before the anti-Roosevelt women last week. The favorite Liberty Leaguer with a snarl in his voice sought to justify his career. A Democratic candidate twenty-one times and nineteen times elected he forsakes his old friends, and endorses Landon. Weill as Al says, let's look at the record. The Democrats would not consider his nomination in 1920 at San Francisco. In 1924 in N. Y. he arid his followers including at that time, Franklin D. Roosevelt, who placed him in nomination nearly wrecked the party in their policy of rule or ruin. In 1928 at Houston Roosevelt agnin placed him in nomination and against the solemn warning of the southern Democrats he was put over. What happened, he not only lost the solid South never before or since lost to a Democrat, but he lost New York, his own state. One would have thought that was sufficient to show him how impossible was his election but his ambition again led him to try for the nomination in Chicago. Defeated in his efforts to stop Roosevelt he left the Convention a- disgruntled sore head. True! later in the campaign he made some halfhearted speeches "damning Roosevelt with faint' praise" while allegedly supporting him, but since '32 he has not been the Al Smith of old. Step by step he has gone over first to the Liberty League and at last to the Republican party. Whether his example will influence any considerable number to follow him into the Landon camp remains to be seen. It is our "belief that it will not and that all the damage he could do has been done long since. It is much better for our party to have him where he is than running under a Democratic (label, God moves in a mysterious way his wonders to perform, and in the light of subsequent events a lot of us who gave Smith 100 percent support in '28 are wondering if after all the opposition was not correct when they said he had neither sufficient education, backbone or character for the Presidency. Cochran Family In Reunion Sunday A family reunion was held Sunday at the Fred Cochran homo in honor of Mr. Charles Cochran on his return from the coast. The afternoon was spent socially. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Dan Campbell of Iowa City, ,Mr. and Mrs. Bolen Berry and Mrs. Charles Cochran of Downey, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Cochran and Marilyn of North Liberty, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cochran Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Cochran, and J. C, Mr. and Mrs. Murrel Cochran, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cochran, Dale and Charles, Mr. John Cochran, Mr. Elmer Bales and Mr. Charles Cochran. , An Answer To Geo. Koser's Tax Reform Mr. Koser of Johnson county pro-noses as a principle reform in taxation a limitation law and that tax spending bodies be required to live within that income. We already have a budgeting law in effect and a most competent comptroller in charge. In making up the proposed state levy the essential necessities of each department is taken into cow. sideration, the levy is then made a fixed sum allotted to each department and ' the comptroller not only sees that they stay within this appropriation but that no needless expense is incurred within the departments so that a considerable amount of many appropriations is returned to the general fund at the end of the fiscal year. To limit the gross appropriation would necessarily curtail some of the state's activities and we wonder which ones Mr. Koser would pare or eliminate. Taxes have risen with the public demand for more state activities. But after all, as Mr. Koser knows, the state levy for all state purposes is a small part of our taxes and is more than covered under the three point law by the rebates. Like Mr. Koser we believe in tax reform and revision and taxing in accord with ability to pay. But we believe in beginning with the great corporations, public utilities and chain stores. We ask Mr. Koser where he stands on the chain store issue ;and. just. .what, .present state taxes he would reduce or cut out. G. A. Kenderdine. A TWO PACED CAMPAIGN While candidate Landon at Des Moines spoke feelingly of the Farmers and their problem, the remedy he proposed would in- less than three short years put them back to conditions of 1932. Then he went on to Minneapolis and attacked the reciprocity act that has already enlarged our mai'kets most materially and is carrying out the very Iowa idea championed by Dolliver and other Republican progressives And in so doing he seems to have stirred up a hornets nest for many Republican leaders and papers endorse the very thing he denounced. Walter Lippman a recently avowed Landon convert is tryng to get back on the Roosevelt band wagon gracefully. Eben Kent, the renegade Democrat and Sullivan the ponderous, must privately damn Landon heartily for such folly. And then to cap the climax Landon goes on to Milwaukee and attacks social security, a non-partisan effort to secure the future of America. Now some people think Landon is a Republican progressive. others that he is a second Coolidge, but the self-evident fact is that he is a bewildered candidate trying to please whatever audience he is appearing before, unmindful of the fact that modern publicity makes1 successful political � two-timing impossible. Meanwhile his running mate, Knox, is going about without disguise, a reactionary of Fascist sympathies and make up and now to add to this precious coterie of Hearstlings comes the great engineer Herbert Hoover to add his blessing. The mask is at last down,' the real nature of the Republican campaign is revealed. to be re-established. Rugged individualism given another four years for exploitation and the public be damned. A lady said recently in. our presence that the Republican party had been born under the Oakes at Jackson, Michigan and had been shady ever since. Without dwelling too much in past scandal we here and now say that Candidate Landon, like John Bunyan's character, is Mr. facing both ways. SOLON DEFEATS OXFORD TEA|M 8 TO 5 THURSDAY By Coleman June Solon's undefeated high school baseball team won from Oxford's inexperienced nine on the Solon diamond last Thursday, 8 to 5. Except for a bad fifth inning which allowed four runs, Oxford had a bit the edge of Solon, James, pitching for Oxford, allowed but six scattered hits. Kelsey of Solon granted six hits to Oxford, one to June, one to Simpkins, and four to Harsha. FORESTER LADIES ENJOY CARD PARTY TUESDAY EVE. iMrs. Robert Mahoney and Mrs. Clarence Kutcher were hostesses to the members of the Womans' Catholic Order of Foresters at the Auditorium Tuesday evening. Cards were enjoyed at seven taibles, with honors for high score awarded to Mrs. T. G. Specht. Mrs. Majorie Rourke received consolation. At the close of the evening the hostesses served a delicious lunch. P.T.A. Meeting Set For Next Friday Mrs. F. L. Schweitzer, program president for the Oxford Parent-Teachers' Association, has announced the October meeting will be held Friday evening, the 16th at 7:30 o'clock. The membership campaign for ',hc local organization is progressing nicely with over sixty members now enrolled for the 1936-37 year. Three or four members of the committee have not turned in their reports, so the goal of 100 members may be reached by the October meeting. Let's everyone be a loyal booster for the local school and our Bay Scout Troop. Mrs. Schweitzer is planning a most interesting meeting and a complete program will appear in next week's issue of this newspaper. Watch for it, and theft plan to be there to enjoy it. Oxford Teachers In Auto Accident Supt. V. M. Harsha of the Oxford schools suffered the fracture of two ribs in an automobile collision on Friday at the intersection of College and Capitol streets, Iowa City. Su-erintendent Harsha was riding in an automobile driven by Mr. Kenneth Boots, 5th and 6th grade teacher, which collided with a car driven by Mr. A. W. Mehaffey of North Liberty. Mi-. James Lapitz and Mr. Fred Rapp, Jr., teachers an the Oxford school, also were passengers in the Boots' automobile. Following the accident it lis reported Mr. Mehaffey stated that in making a left turn he did not see the Oxford car. Supt. Harsha, while still suffering considerable has been able to carry on his regular school work. Has Narrow Escape Louie Scheetz escaped injuries Monday night when his car left the highway No. 6 near the Roy Hardy farm. iMr. Scheetz was driving into Oxford and failed to make the curve, about one-quarter mile north of the Hardy farm. His car struck several posts and broke the cable loose on the railing which ran along the curve, throwing the car into the ditch. The car was only slightly damaged and Mr. Scheetz escaped injuries. Annual "Niffit" Day At Tiffin Planned Plans are going ahead swiftly for "Niffit" Day, October 22. The tickets for the political campaign will be in our hands in a day or two and the "fight" will be on. Someone will be sure to see you in the next two weeks and solicit your vote for your favorite candidate for Chief "It" of "Niffit." The program as outlined now shows the following events for the day. In the forenoon a plowing match and other contests. In the afternoon contests, with prizes, in all sorts of athletic events. In the evening a program put on by the upper grade room and the high school. Lunch will be served at neon. A chicken dinner at 5:30 with prices 20 and 40 cents. There will be exlhibits with awards of agricultural products, baked goods, and fancy work. Prizes will be given for the best model airplane, the best glider, and the best homemade racer. There will be a ball game with visiting schools, and a prize to the grade school scoring the highest in the days' events. The evening program is in two sections. The first part is a hilarious play, full of funny situations and sparkling wit. In the second half a political pageant is presented. It is the 'most colossal, stupendous' treatment of the political situation that you have ever heard. Even the politicians can learn new, damaging material for their opponents, and they will at the same time learn new ways of 'saving' their country. It is a laugh from beginning to end. The donkey and elephant will be there in person. There will be campaign songs banners and noise, and of course our two candidates for Chief "It" of "Niffit." Announcement of the winner of the campaign and the victor's speech will be the grand climax of the pageant. HAPPY HEALTHY FARM CHILDREN Rural School No. 4 Ruth Stonev, Teacher We only had four days of school last week as our teacher went to institute on Friday. Dean Cook-was ill several days the past week. Donald and Russell Schropp have been bringing their wagon, it's rack and a harness to furnish us with some recreational attraction during our playtime. Those who received a hundred in spelling this week were Donald Schropp, Russell Schropp, Freda Schwab and Mary Schwab. Everyone is well again and able to be back to school this week. Relief Corp Meeting The Women's Relief Corps will hold their regular meeting at the Wall Wednesday evening, October 14.  Lunch will be served by Mrs. J. H. Schmidt, Mass ' Ruth Schmidt and Mrs. r^elBon Taylor. ' All members are requested to be present for practice. The meeting has been changed owing to the Relief Corps conventipn being held at Iowa City Tuesday, October 13th. NEMORA STUDY CLUB Mrs. George Clearman and Mrs. D. R. Swanson were hostesses to.the Nemora Study club members at the former's home this afternoon. Roll call was-answered by an exhibit of Glassware. Mrs. R. R. Rapp reported current events and a reading by Mrs. D. E. Warthman was enjoyed. Mrs. L. H. Wallace gave an interesting talk on Early American Glassware, which concluded the program. Refreshments were served by the hostesses. OXFORD PERSONALS - - > -Mrs. Lucy Henderson left Monday evening for several weeks visit with her sister, Mrs. Mattie Zeigler and family at Baltimore, Maryland. -IMr. and Mrs. Floyd Edwards and family visited the former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cermak and family at Iowa City Monday teveninig. -Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kuebrich were Mr. and Mrs, Peter Brack, Mr, and Mrs. Leonard Brack and family and Mrs. Mildred Tomash of Oxford, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fuhrmeister of Iowa City, Mr. and Mrs. John Miller and family of Morse, Mr. and Mrs. Etheldred Holzhauser and Mr. and Mrs..Leonard Kuebrich and son, Charles Ter/ ry, of Cosgrove. -'Monday visitors of Mr, .and Mrs. Felix Ott were Mr. John Meich'er, and Mrs. Matthew Bollenback of Madison, Wisconsin, Mrs. Albert Tinnes, Mrs. Pete Bombay and daughter, Phyllis and Mrs, Anna Lil-lig of Keota. ^-Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Harker and eons, Dale and Gordon, Mrs. A. C. Harker of Oxford, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Marvin and Mrs. Josie Sies of Cedar Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Marvin of Malcom, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Buck and family of State Center were Sunday dinner and supper guests of Mr, and Mrs. W. S. Woods at Blairs>-town. PROF. HAWLEY TO SPEAK Prof. Charles A. Hawley of the School of Religion of the State University had charge of the worship hour at the Federated church last Sunday morning at 10:30. Prof. Hawley is a very brilliant man, and all in the community are urged to hear him next Sunday, as he has some worth while messages for all. Regular Sunday school services at 9:30 with preaching services to follow at 10:30. Grant Federal Loan To Improve Streets Oxford streets are to be surfaced, at least that is what we concluded from press reports emanating from both Washingtoni D. C. and Des Moines. P. F. Hopkins, state PWA director, announced Tuesday that money has been allotted in Washington, D. C. for a PWA street improvement project in Oxford. The town will receive $9,409 on a project to cost $20,909. The town will be bonded for the balance of $11,500 to match the 45 percent grant of the Federal Government. Application, for a Federal grant was made here over a year ago. HOME ECONOMICS CLUB WILL BE 'REORGANIZED The Chick Elite Club's installation of officers will be held at the school house Wednesday, October 14, 1936. The evening will start with a candle light service for installation of officers, who will be' dressed in white. A formal tea for the guests will be one of the highlights of the evening. The program will consist of the installation poems read by Doris Klenk. discussions before a group of guest speakers on the subject "A World of' Things to Know About Home Economics." The finis will be club songs sung by all. The guest speakers will be selected from the faculty and members of Home Economics classes of Univer-sity of Iowa. Under the colors of the club members will sign the con stitution. All mothers ^.and women interested are invited to attend. EASTERN STARS MEET -Mr. and Mrs. James Harney and son, James, were shoppers at Iowa City Saturday afternoon. -iMr. and Mrs. William Quinlan, Sr., of Cosgrove moved Wednesday into the John Schwab residence recently vaacated by Mr. and Mrs. Iceland Butterbaugh and family. -Mr. and Mrs. James P. Barry moved Tuesday from the farm south of Oxford into the I. E. Jones residence, which' was recently vacated by Mra. Mabel Luse. -'Following a week's visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Clear-man and other relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Clearman and family returned to their home in Des Moines Sunday. -Miss Dorothy Drake who attends school at Oxford spent the week end at the home of her parents southeast of town. Willard Spratt spent the week end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cochran. There were thirty-five members present at the October meeting of Agnes Parvin Chapter, Order of the Eastern Stars, Tuesday evening. Following the business session, a delicious lunch was served by Mr, and Mrs. G. F. Haas, Mr. and Mrs. Pred Elliott and Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Swanson. Mrs. Rachel Kennedy and Mrs, Alice Warthman plan to attend the Grand Chapter of the Order of Eastern Stars, to be held in Daven port October 27th 28th and 29th. Farm life is presumed to be the ideal environment for health, happy youngsters, and the Allen children pictured above bear out the truth of the presumption. Reading from left to right are Lois Mae, Warren, Lucille and Wil- ma Darleen, the baby. These are the children of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Allen who reside on Route 1, Oxford. Lucile and Lois attend Oxford high school and Warren is a pupil at rural school No. 8. -Photo by M. E. Baker. Henry J. Klenk, 69 Summoned By Death Henry J. Klenk was born February 10, 1867 near Homestead, Iowa county, Iowa. He came to Kossuth county in the spring of 1892 and during that summer and fall erected improvements on  his farm of 80 acres located two miles south of Titonka, Iowa, which has been his home until the present. On February 2, 1899 he was united in marriage to Bertha Massman of Muscoda, Wisconsin. To this union were born two children: Vernon E., who resides in Oakland, California, Vera Klenk Shupitar who passed away about seven years .ago. Mr. Klenk continued farming until the death of his wife about twelve years ago. Since that time he has rented the land, but continued his home on the farm until a year ago when he moved to Titonka and occupied a room in the Otto Falk home. Mr. Klenk appeared to be in good health until a few months agq. On September 3rd he entered the hospital at Iowa City, and on September 9th submitted to an operation. Skilled doctors used every known means to save his life, but he passed away at 8:00 A. M. on Friday, October 2, 1936 at the University hospital, Iowa City, at the age of 69 years, 7 months, and 22 days. Mr. Klenk united with the Presbyterian church at Oxford, Iowa, when a young man. He leaves to mourn his going: his son, Vernon of Oakland, California; one granddaughter, Mildred Beth Shupitar, Titonka, Iowa; his aged mother, Mrs. Margaret Klenk, of Homestead, Iowa; four brothers, George A. of Titonka, Iowa, Philip A. and Benjamin A. of Oxford, Iowa, Milo F. of Homestead, Iowa; four sisters Mrs. Kathertne Galager of Elmore, Minnesota, Mrs. Susie Watson of Williamsburg, Iowa, Mrs. Mary Newkirk of Dexter, Minnesota, Miss Minnie Klenk of Homestead, Iowa. Also many other relatives and friends. His father and one brother preceded him in death. Funeral services were conducted on October 3rd at the Hevern Funeral Home, Oxford, Iowa, near his parental and boyhood home. Also at Titonka on October 5th at the Methodist church. Rural Program Meetings Are Set iSeries of township meetings which will afford Johnson county farmers an opportunity to give their suggestions concerning the kind of an agricultural conservation program they want for 1937 was announced recently by Mr. Frank Sullivan, president of the county agricultural conservation association. The county committeemen and County Agent Emmet C. Gardner will conduct the meetings, asking questions outlined by a state committee representative who visited here last week. The meetings, all of them starting at 7:30 o'clock, include: Friday, October 9th Scott and East Lucas at the courthouse, Iowa City. Pleasant Valley, Lincoln, Fremont, at Legion Hall in Lone Tree. Madison and Eenn in North Liberty schoolhouse. Big Grove, Cedar, Newport and Graham, in. Solon. auditorium. * ,, Tuesday, October 13th Monroe, Jefferson, C. S. A. hall in Swisher. Washington, Sharon and Liberty, at Sharon school Wednesday, October 14th Hardin, Oxford and Clear Creek, Oxford city hall. Union and West Lucas, Unity church. The administration is anxious to have farmers' opinions on the following, questions, Mr.. Sullivan said: What changes should be made in basis of payment to meet 1937 conditions? What changes should be made in crop classifications to meet 1937 conditions? Should bases established in 1936 be used in 1937 and if not, what modifications are needed? What soil-ibuilding practices for which payment was made in 1936 should be retained in 1937 and what practices should be added? Should a maximum total conservation allowance be. established for each farm? If such an allowance were established, how should it be earned? HOUSE WARMING PARTY Rural School No. 8 Wilma Taylor, Teacher The following wrote perfect spelU ing papers this week Ellyce and Frances Klenk, Everett and Betty Jean Schwab, Lynnford Edwards and Hazel Hawkins. , ' We are reviewing and taking some tests,* because this week eoidiB our first six week period. Our favorite games we've been playing are; "Ruth and Jacob." "Cat and Mouse," and "Flying Dutchman." Everyone in school is very much interested in the "Bible Story Book," Hazel Schwab has been absent this week., She fell out of a tree at home and hurt her arm. We hope her arm will soon be well again. , Mr. and Mrs. L, C, W. Clearman of Iowa City entertained a group of relatives at a house warming party Friday evening in their new home. Those enjoying the affair were Mr. and Mrs. Ray Clearman and family of Des Moines, Mr. and'Mrs. Wilfred Clearman and family, Mrs. 'J. E. Cameron and family and Mrs. Eva Rentz, all of Iowa City; Mr. and Mrs. George Clearman, Mr, and Mrs. Harold Clearman and daughter, Sally, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Swanson and daughter, Georgianna, of Oxford. -iMrs. Mary Russell and Miss Adelaide Goodrell of Iowa City visited Mrs Anna Rapp and Mrs. M, E. Baker Tuesday afternoow. -Following a week's visit with her mother-in-law, Mrs. L. R. Paul and other relatives, Mrs, Pearl Paul returned to her home in Chicago Thursday. -iMr. and Mrs. R. P. Jones and daughter, Dorothy, Elma Honn and David and Keith Rourke motored to Steamboat Rock Sunday and spent the day with Supt. and Mrs. W. A. Scott and family. Danny Scott celebrated his second birthday anniversary Sunday. -Mrs Harold Schaefer of Glen-dale, California, Sgt. Carl Willoughby of Ft. Crook, Nebr,, Mrs. Jane Long and daughter, Ollie and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Long of Muscatine, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley James and son, Te*d, Mrs. Carrie Willoughby, Doris, David and Don Willoughby motored to Homestead Sunday and enjoyed dinner at the hotel there. Aid Society Meeting The Ladies Aid Society of the Federated church, held its regular meeting at the church- pai'lors Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. George Yenter was appointed president for the month of November and Mrs. R. R. Rapp, president for the month of December. At the November meeting the younger ladies in the Ladies Aid will entertain the older members, sixty years old or over. A program will be given. Luncheon served by Mrs. B. W. James, Mrs'l Ed. Frese, Mrs. Herbert Gegenheimer and Miss Alice Yenter concluded the meeting. -Mrs. A. C. Zimmerman and daughter, Margaret of Iowa City visited their daughter and sister, Mrs. R. E, Beard Thursday afternoon. -.Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Singer visited the former's brother, Guy Singer and family at Burlington, also friends in Montrose. -(Dinner guests Wednesday of last week at the Mr. and Mrs. M. F, Newkirk home were Mrs. Adolph Newkirk and daughters. Dorothy and Lucille and son, Edwin, of Dexter, Minnesota. -Miss Jeannette Goodrich entertained the young people of the Evangelical church at Windham at a hard time party at the Feme Kaefering hbme Thursday evening.- About fifty young people were presents Games were played and refreshments' were served. i-Mrs. Jane Long and daughter, Ollie, Mr. arid Mrs. Robert Long of Muscatine visited the former's grandchildren, Mrs. Harold Schaefer of Glendale, Calaifornia and Sgt. Carl Willoughby of Ft. Crook, Nebr. at the home of their mother, Mrs. Carrie Sunday. Community Shocked By Untimely Death Of Mrs. James Falls 'Mrs. James Falls passed away suddenly Friday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Bontrager in Iowa City. This community was saddened when word ame of her demise, and it brings to our minds the realization that we are placed on this earth for only a short time. We see about us every day evidences of the shortness of life. It causes us to turn our faces and thoughts to the past, instead of the future, and recall the deeds, the sacrifices and the loving memories of our loved ones. Mrs. Falls was an earnest Christian woman, never happier than when she was working for the church or those in her home. She was a loving wife and mother, and loved her children and her home life above all else. Her hands were never idle, always doing something for others and thinking especially of those near and dear to her. Mrs. Falls had just returned from a trip to the state of Washington where she visited a sister, Mrs. A. V. Green, and other relatives She had longed and waited for this trip, and while she had only just returned a few days previous to her death, she talked incessantly of how she had enjoyed it, and how much it . meant to her It seems regretable that she should have to go so soon after her return home, but we do not know the hour when God will call us home on high and we must realize that He knows best. A place once filled is now vacant. ' A voice often heard is forever stilled to mortal ears. A form once familiar to our eyes will never be seen on earth again, but though her voice �� is silent in death, and her form absent to mortal vision, yet she is here in the loving memory of a wonderful mother to her children, that can never ibe forgotten. Mrs. Elizabeth (Walker) Falls, the youngest of fourteen children and daughter of David and Lavina Walker, was born March 10, 1885, and passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Bontrager at Iowa City Friday, October 2nd at the age of 51 years, following a year's illness. She was united in marriage to James Falls Nov. 19, 1902. The home was made in the vicinity of Tiffin and Oxford, except the two years when they lived in Wilton Junction. To this union was born six children, two of whom, Katherine and James, Jr., preceded their mother in death. On Wednesday she went to Iowa City to take treatments and was taken suddenly sick at the home of her daughter, where death overtook her. Mrs. Falls was a faithful member of the St Mary's church and of the Womans' Catholic Order of Foresters. The surviving members of the family are her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Helen Bontrager of Iowa City and Mrs. Dorothy Frese of Oxford, two sons, Burton of Iowa City, and Clement at home; four sisters, Mrs. Lucy Amish of Iowa City, Mrs. Clara Williams of North English, Mrs. Jessie Wedge of Pawhuska, Ok- . lahoma amd Mrs. Mabel Green of Spokane, Washington; one brother,. Orville Walker of Iowa City; six grandchildren, Darleen and Betty. Bontrager and Tommy and Janet Lou Falls of. Iowa City, .Virginia Frese and Colleen Falls of Oxford. The funeral services were held at the St. Mary's church Monday morning at 9 o'clock with Rev. T. V. Lawlor in charge Burial was made in Mt Calvary cemetery. Among those from out of town attending the funeral of Mrs. James Falls Monday morning were Mr. and Mrs. August Amish, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Walker, Mr. and Mrs. James Newkirk, Mr. James Newkirk, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Noble Sweeting, Mr. and Mrs. David Sweeting, Mr. and Mrs. Carson Sweeting, Misses Margaret and Nolle Kennedy. Mrs. Mary Thompson, Mrs. Elizabeth Rourke, Mi-, and Mrs. Boyd Brack, Mrs. Gerald Williams, Mr. Glenn Summer-" hays, Mrs. Harry Laschke, Mr. Ray Potter, Mrs. Nelle Burger. Mrs* Pearl Walden. Mrs. Mildred Oliva, all of Iowa City; Mr. and Mrs. John Potter, Mrs. Charley Wolfe. Mrs. O. Spivey. Mr. and Mm Oscar Summer hays, Mr. and Mrs. James Rogers, Mrs. H. Lessman, of Tiffin; Mr. and and Mrs. Elmer Williams of North English; Mrs. Roy Connelly of State Center; Misses Mary and Nellie Mahoney of Des Moines; Mrs. Meredith Maas, Mr. and Mrs. David Bontrager and Mrs. Kate Syry of Kalona; Mrs. Edith Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Walker and Mr, and Mrs. Edwin Walker of West Liberty. - CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sincere, thanks and appreciation for the many acts of kindness and words of sympathy extended to us in our be-^ reavement in the loss of our beloved wife amd mother. We *are grateful; for the spiritual! and floral offerings. Mr. James Falls and children. ;