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Roland Record (Newspaper) - August 27, 1925, Roland, Iowa THE ROLAND RECORD A Published in a Progressive Community VOLUME 31 STORY THURSDAY AUGUST 1925 NUMBER 28 LOCAL SCHOOLS OPEN MONDAY EVERYTHING IN READINESS FOR BEGINNING OF SCHOOL YEAR The Roland Consolidated Schools will open next Monday Aug ust and according to Superintend ent everything is ready start classes in all Only onehalf of the teaching force that was here last year will be back for this years there being sev en new teachers on the who is starting his fifth year with the Roland schools and his third year as is again at the head of the local educational and with his energy and experience of the past everything should go along well during the school Besides Superintendent the staff for this year is as follows Talford Olaf college mathemat Allan State Teach ers college science and manual train Alma Cornell college Henrietta Iowa State college home Marjorie Olaf collage Grace BrandtA 8th Jean 7th Mabel 6th Tillie 5th Gwendolyn 4th Theressa 3rd May 2nd Marion Des 1st Allan who was elected last resigned and Miss Grace Brandt was elected to fill the Registration Friday The freshman class and all those who enter the Roland high school as new will register at the sup erintendents office any time on Fri day this Those who registered last spring need not register but will report at the school room on Mon day morning for A teachers meeting is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at two oclock and all teachers are expected to be present at this meeting and receive The study of which was dropped from the curriculum last will be taken up again this Latin is proving to be a popular elec tive this 20 people having elect ed to take first year besides a number who are taking second year This subject is by Parents who are sending small chil dren to are requested to write the childs name on a piece of paper and send it with the child the first day of The information wanted is the childs middle and last the day and year of and the fathers mothers or guardians name and Sever al mothers last year wrote this infor mation on a piece of paper and pinned it on the childs and it was commented upon by the superinten dent as being a very efficient method as the child was then less liable to lose it Change in Religion Classes There will be a change this year in the religion It has been no ticed in past years that the student did not receive enough instruction in the and a joint commit tee from Bergen and Salem Sunday schools recently met to formulate a schedule that would remedy this de This committee decided to drop Part 1 of the which was taught in the fifth and to move the studies back one step in each grade above the fifth so that now Part 2 of the Catechism will be taught in the fifth Part 3 in the and the Explanation will be used in both the seventh and eighth The same books will be used this year as formerly in the religion class In the seventh and eighth grades Vogts Bible History and Sverdrups Explanation are being Miss Rebecca Rorem of will teach the religion dauea this She It a lister of Iver Iverson nee Ellen Korea who taught the religion department in the local schools several years Improve Building Considerable work has been done she past couple weeks on the school repairing andl furbishing the The plastering on the east wall on the second floor was tak en off and new plaster put this be ing necessary on account of the seep agfe through the wall causing the plas ter tofall The brick wall was pointed last year and it has been wat erproofed both outside and inside and further trouble from this slource is not anticipated in the All the wood floors in the building have been oiled and the concrete floors have given a coat of All the woodwork on the outside of the See You All Thanksgiving Day LEE Superintendent of the Roland Con solidated Schools building has also been given a coat of The walls and ceilings in the sev enth and eighth rooms have been and a set of cur tains have been put up in the first grade The library will be better stocked with books this worth of books having beeTi purchased by the One hundred books have also been received from the traveling li brary and are now on the Transportation Economical The wagons used to transport the children from the country have been fitted up in good shape for the colder weather that is Two new wagon gears were purchased this two jbthers having been bought a year so that four of the eight waggons are The drivers for this year are Vera Bielefeldt Shef field Marion Peterson Nerem Teig No Pederson Dennis Chels vig and Sam The transportation will be some what cheaper this year than last the bids amounting to about a month Last year it cost for the transportation of 147 an average of for each I George Wick has been engaged as janitor ijor the next WESTSIDERS ARyiNNERS TURN TABLES ON EAST SIDE BALL TEAM AT PARK LAST THURSDAY EVENING The second game of the1 series to decide the base ball championship of Rpland at Erickson Park Thursday resulted in a victory for the West the score being 7 to The teams are now on even the East Side aggregation having won the game the preceding It is doubtful whether another game can be played this year to decide the draw as a number of the players are working at the canning factory and will be unable to participate in the The game Thursday evening was a good although a number of er rors were made during the The score East Side 2b p ss Ib If 3b ss p c rf cf Totals West Side ss cf c 3b If Ib p 2b rf Totals ab r h po a e 421010 410330 420801 400000 301202 310020 300510 300100 301201 31 6 321 ab r h po a e MICKELSON HEADS FORMER ROLAND PRINCIPAL IS SUPERINTENDENT OF SOLIDATED SCHOOL The consolidated school in Milford township will open next Monday mor ning with Mickelson of Stough A num ber of improvements have been made in the school which is locat ed six miles south and one mile west of and everything is ready for the pursuance of studies next who is a graduate of Olaf was principal of the Roland schools last year and will this year have charge of the Miford having been elected to the position of super The other teachers of the school this are as follows Miss Cum berland 7th and 8th Miss Nevada Bth and 6th Nevada 3rd and 4th Miss Ardis Roland 1st and 2nd Miss Pauline The board of directors of the school consist of Frank James Cur tiss and Balis Ames Abe Says Now wouldnt that bust your shoestring Maw an I have together ior close unto thirty years with out any real warm disagreements until last week when she wanted to have the boys lay out a golf course in the east pasture so she could organize a Neighborhood Farm Womens Golf Next thing sheif be havin me plow corn by MANY SEE OLE A large crowd was present to see the tent show Let Ole Do Sat urday The a Swede dia lect was reported as being a good clean and afforded considerable amusement to those who SALE AND LUNCH SATURDAY The Ladies Aid of Bergen church will conduct another bakery sale and lunch next Saturday afternoon and It will be held in the build ing on North Main street formerly occupied by the First National Coffee and cake will be served at any time during the afternoon and eve and cakes and other bakery bakery goods may be purchased and taken Those who are unable to may telephone their orders to the Joseph Hoversten electric ATTEND FUNERAL and John Johnson and and Lewis Johnson and and Ellen Lund at tended the funeral near Randall Mon day of Tollak whose death occurred at the home of his Hen ry near Randall last Johnson was born July and was some over 74 years old at the time of his He lived for many years on a farm three miles west of but lately had been making his home with his He is survived by 11 two of John and live in this commun All his children were present at the 6 2 0 0 0 2 4101 4111 4314 412232 210001 3 JO 111 0 0 300220 300002 301000 30 7 621 8 9 SHAF WINS 100 YARD DASH rotund and jovial local put on an exhibition of sprint ing on Main street During the heavy wind accompanying the shower during the noon Shaf lands umbrella got away from when he came out from Fredericksons and rolled down the Shaf ran after his but the pesky thing kept just far enough ahead to be out of reach and he did not capture it until it had rounded the corner by the Skromme Seed company and was traveling A number of Main who were waiting for downpour to enjoyed the Summary Two base Ander Michaelson struck by Sand Duea Cole 1 wild I Sandven 2 bases on Cole Duea 1 left on East Side West Side 2 Cyrus Thomp i Eli ROGNLIEN GIVES SERMON Rognlien of Forest conducted the services in Bergen Sunday in the absence of the While and Rognlien and children visited at the home of Rognliens and 40 AND 8 MEETING HERE Local members of the 40 and 8 of the American Legion entertained voi ture 285 of the society at a meeting here Monday About a dozen members from Cambridge and Zearing were present at the which was held in the Skromme Seed company The American Le gion Auxiliary served a lunch during the course of the RECEPTION FOR NEWLYWEDS A reception was held at the and Peterson home south of town Wednesday evening last for and Jeffrey whose marriaige took place at Deco rah August About 100 invited guests were Tables were set on the spacious lawn and sumpt uous dinner was Grove was and toasts were given by Lee and Willard and a reading given by Miss Florence The members of the Roland band went Ho the Peterson home in a body at theclose of the Main street band and serenaded the Peterson having been a member of the band at different times when he was hoftie on CORN CANNING IN FULL BLAST IS SCENE OF GREAT ACTIVITY AS OPERATIONS GET UNDER WAY The canning of the 1925 pack of sweet corn started at the Roland plant the Marshall Canning company and by the of this week it is expected to be running at capa city according to a statement by the local It was expected that canning would start early this but with wet and cool weather during August the crop was held back ana nad not ma tured sufficiently to get an earlier The weather so far week has been ideal for the corn and farm ers are looking for a big Approximately 200 people are em ployed at the factory during the can ning A large number of ap plications for work have been received by the officials from people residing in other towns this but most of the help this year as formerly has been secured in this It is difficult to state at this time how long the season will last this but it will take some longer than former as there are 1600 acres to put up this year whereas there were only 900 acres last The largest pack in the history of the company in is expected this The spacious grounds and buildings of the company is a phasing scene of activity at this A 4x8 flag chased from the American Legion last floats from a new sixteen foot flag pole on top of the pea build which adds to the attractiveness of the The huge ball on top of the flag pole was given to Thomp son by his cousin from FATAL SMASHUP NEAR NEVADA One woman was killed and several others injured in an auto collision on the Lincoln Highway near Nevada Friday The Nettie a trained nurse from Cedar was returning with her sis ters from a visit in when the accident occurred about in the The other car belonged to Kenneth Skein of and was driven by Paul 15 years of They were proceeding west and in attempting to pass an other car gtoing the same crashed into the Tow car which was going owned and driven by the dtead Both cars turned Other occupants of the cars escaped with minor MICKELSON Superintendent of the Milford Con solidated Schools O ANDERSON WINS GAME GASOLINE PRICES DROP Local oil service stations have re duced the price of gasoline cents a following the reduction by the Standard Oil and the retail including the state is now 21 cents a The price of kerosene has also been lowered one cent a Nels Anderson went to Ames i Friday where he pitched a game of ball for the AllStars team i against the American Legion team in the City League at that He allowed only four hits and won the igame 3 to Tha Legion team had I won the city championship in the j league of four and the Ames j Tribune picked out a team from the I players of the 3 other teams to play the and procurred Anderson to pitch the FORMER EDITOR PAYS VISIT HAVE PICTURE IN DAILY Last Fridays Des Moines Register had a picture of a group of girls who hiked from Nevada to Clear Lake for an and which included Misses Nora Thompson and Edna Sandvtg of this THE PRINTERS MISTAKE Lawyer Larson explains that the only difference between getting i married and getting divorced is a mis take on the part of the ly a typographical error in thj trans position of two Getting mar ried is being the letters i i and i are the conplo I become and Iver Iverson of i visited a few days over the weekend with relatives and j friends here and at Iverson was editor of the Record for several years and is now publisher of the Hutchinson This is his first visit here since entering the newspaper business in OUR CHURCHES o o BERGEN LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor No Sunday School during the months of July and Service in the English language next Sunday at 11 Subject for The Cost of Following We expect to be home for this We are joyfully looking forward to a large attendance next We have a message for Service in the Norwegian language next Sunday at 3 oclock in the East The Ladies Aid society meets next Thursday with Miss Betsey Evans at the Evans FIND BANANA BUG A picture of a tarantula that had been found in an Iowa appeared in the Sunday edition of the1 Des Moin es but if one wanted to see i the real thing he could have stepped into the Britson Grocery the first of the where a similar spider was on display in a glass It was a real sureenough tarantula of the poisonous kind which was found in a bunch of bananas at the store Satur when they were having a special banana He was captured with out any trouble and placed in a fruit and did not molest the customers who came in to buy the southern Extra copies of this weeks issue of the Roland Record may be obtained at the Record office at five cents a SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH Pastor Prayer meeting next Thursday eve ning at the church at There will be nu Sunday School next as we are now having our summer Services here next Sunday foranoon at 11 oclock in the Norwegian lan Services in the Norwegian language at 8 oclock next Sunday afternoon in Zion Helping Rand meets Saturday with Ruetta Bgfeland at the church base ment v ENTERTAINS FOR SISTER Arrasmith entertained a few ladiy friends in honor of her sis Melcher of Storm Lake Friday those present be sides the honored being Mes dames Hattie Christine Henry Otis Oliver Rich ardson and and Misses Anna Roe and Sophie A splendid luncheon was served by the NAB MELON RAIDERS Five boys from Nevada and five from Cambridge were caught in a watermelon patch near Nevada Mon day evening by farmers in the neigh who had been tipped off that the patch was in danger of being rob The sheriff was notified and took the boys to where they were given a hearing and released on appearance bonds
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