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   Rolfe Arrow (Newspaper) - April 30, 1953, Rolfe, Iowa                                 _ . niste**  Atetó*® 9   rrow  VOLUME XL  ROLFE, POCAHONTAS COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL 30 1953  Local Couple Harried Saturday At Pocahontas  Rolfe Musicians Eaited Four 1 Ratings At State  Hiss Joan Schönberger, daugh-. ter of Mr. and Mrs.-Roy Schönberger, and William I. Hood, son of Mr.atid Mrs. I. W. Hood; all of Bolfe, were married at Sacred Heart Catholic church in Pçcahon-tas Saturday, April 25.  Rev. Father Jerome Koenig performed the double ring ceremony at 9:30 a.m. before the altar Which was decorated with ■ baskets' of white.carnations. The church pews were decorated with white bows of , ribbon for the occasion.  Miss Eilene O'Brien of Pocahontas played the nuptial music —and—accompanied Miss Delores Hewlett.of Hayfiçld, Minn., friend of the bride.who sang "Ave Maria" and"Panis Angeliçus". during Mass and "On This Day _Q,JBeautiful Mother,"as • ¡the'. bridé- placed - a '" bouquet of white carnations at the • altar of the Blessed Virgin qt the, dose of the ceremony..  The bride was Very lovely in a gown of white lace over satin which was fashioned with fitted bodice with . low ■ scalloped - neck line  :  and yoke of net. The tight sleeves ended in points over the bands. The foil lace overskirt was scalloped at the front panel of nylon net. The finger tip length ■veil was held in place by a heart shaped halo of lacé set with rhine stones. The bride's bouquet was:of white - roses centered with pink roses and tied with streamers of white satin, festooned with pink rose buds. She was given in marriage, by her father.  Miss Jean Schönberger of Oakland, Calif., and Miss Joyce Schöna beiger of Humboldt, served their '.' sister as maid of honor and bridesmaid. They - were identically gowned in pink net over taffeta and carried colonial bouquets. of pibik rasés in white lace. Their headdress was s band of pink rpsçs  The groom and his attendants, his brothers, Donald apd Bernard Hood, both of Rolfe. w'ore suits of gray. The groom wore » white gardenia boutonnière while his brothers wore white carnation bootonnieres as did the other men taking part in the ceremony.  Deborah LéhhOs, small'friend of the bride, as flower girl, wore gown identical to the bride's attendants with matching headband and carried a" miniature colonial bouquet of pink roses.  Michael Hadenfeldt of Rembrandt, cousin; of the groom, wore a suit of white and carried the rings on a heart shaped pillow of white satin and lace.  Ushers were Jack Schönberger, « brother of the bride, and ' David Hood of Fort Dodge, cousin of the groom.  For her daughter's wedding Mrs Schönberger wore a dress of navy blue with navy accessories and corsage of pink roses. Mrs. Hood was àtticed in pale pink with black accessories and her corsage was " of white roses.  A reception was given by the bride's parents at Holy Name hall for relatives and friends. ' The large three tier all white wedding cake, based with pink roses, was topped by miniature bride and groom, before a background of wedding bells and lace: , It was first cut by the bride and : ¡groom. The top layçr. ¡«¡as then. " piàeed on thé bride's linen covered beautifully appointed table as a centerpiece. Other decorations were the colonial bouquets of the bride's attendants and tall candles in*,twin crystal holders which were centered with a pink rose.  Mrs. Matthew Hood of Fort Dodge, aunt of the groom, presided at the coffee service. The cake was cut and served by Mrs. Wesley Lehnus, friend of the biide.  Assisting with the gifts, the guest book and the reception were Mrs. Richard Fisher of Stewarts ville, Minn, Mrs. Howard Wiig of Irwin, Miss Genevieve Majorowicz . of Ocheyedan, Miss Carol Ralph and Mrs. Delmar Johnson, both of Pocahontas, and Miss Marcia Lehnus of Rolfe. The Rosary Society of the church were hostesses. After the reception.the bride and  All music groups from the Rolfe Consolidated school participating in the Stat.e Ensemble and Solo Music Contest at Perry, la., April 24 and 25,' did very well, all winning Division. I or II ratings. The ratings were as follows: Division I—' Baritone vocal solo, Gary Clark". Brass Sextet—John! Prehn and Gary. Clark, trumpets; Carolyn Ives, French horn; Roberta Swan, bass horn; Virgene Thorson, baritone Jiornj and-Cleve Kerns,' trombone.  Flute solo, Helen Ann Woods. ■Piano solo, Gary Clark. / Division II— —  Clarinet Quartet—Carol Shimon, Mary Le Nelson, Joyce Spencer and .Edgar. Olney, ,. , ;  . .  Saxophone - Quartet — Curtis Kerns, Ronald- Shimon, Merlin Ricklefs and Larry Kerns.  Boys Quartet—Robert Puff, John Prehn, Gary Clark and Clew®. Kerns.  Flute Trio—Helen Ann Woods, Beryl Wick«! and Janis Sue . Wilson. ■•'.-•' i.  Alto Saxophone Solo, Curtis KernB. ■ •  Alto- Saxophone Solo, Ronald Shimon. •> Clarinet Solo, Carol Shimon.' French Horn Solo, Carolyn Ives. Baritone Saxophone Solo, Larry Kerns.- • —  Tenor Saxophone Solo, Merlin Ricklefs.  Miss Helen Nolan, has charge of the vocal music in our school and Harold Van Vickie is instrumental instructor. These instructors, «ty well as the afore mentioned students, are to be congratulated for the- splendid ratings they have placed on record for our'school's Music :  Department. ,  NUMBER 9  Rolfe Rockets . Show Promise In Track, Events  The Rolfe Junior High Rockets, showing overall strength in all events outscored_ Laurens Junior High" Thursday, April 23, in the first all events track meet for thenv-this ycar, t  Good relay races with some fin/!- individual ■performances rounded out the afternoon in perfect weather. . > Some of the outstnndingindivid-ual performers .. for Iloll'e  Fehr K. G. O'Donnell Wed April 12  Pre-school  The candlelight ■wedding of Miss Donna Fehr of .West Bend and Kenneth G< O'Donnell of Rolfe was held at the Methodist church in West Bend April 12 at 8 p.m. with Rev. D. D. Samuelson officiating at the "double- ring ceremony. • The;-bride, given in .marriage by were j Heniy Fehr, was lovely Sri a bnller-llcrbert Bishop ' in the half-mile | jnn lonjith jiown of whito 'nylon' run,' Jim Young in. ..th<i...pole-vaull, | net and lace over satin. It was . Gary Kaiser in the 100 yard »lasir;| J iashion'OMl with a high Nieckline-,-and Jerry MacVey in the 00-yantl Jong sleeves and full, sliirt. Ht'r High hurdles. . " j fingertip veil was'of nvlon nv- and  For Laurens-Keiti^-FHck^agHhqj.hrid a.C()i:onation.cap.,.t)diimu! l !.Avith.'_ outstanding performer, . winning j pearis.. Her only iewcii v was "a first places in the shot-put, broad j- strand' of pearl? anil' matrhini' ¡<«r-junvp, 440 yard dash and anchoring rings,n gift of the arjwm. Slv> ear-the winning medley relay. Bill ,-ied a lacK covered 'Biltlo'eivori-d'  Maurer „ and......Bob......Stover also with an orchid anil white- swCot  showed up well with Maur er win- f peaa. - .. " ...... " ' dash/  Find Rites For Mrs. Northop Held At Plover  Weishaar Rites ReadThursday  By ft. Tewel!  Next Wednesday  All children who will be five years, old on or before November 15, 1953, and plan to attend kindergarten this coming fall at the Rolfe Consolidated .School, are' invited and urged to be present at the pre-school conference and clinic Wednesday, May 6. . All children are to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. It is suggested that children living in town come in the forenoon and children living in the country come in the afternoon, however, either time is agreeable.' Tha~. morning conference will start at 9:30. The afternoon conference will begin at 1 o'clock.  The children will be registered and pre-school inspection blanks will be given to each child. These" blanks are to be taken to their own local physician and dentist for checkrup. It is wise that the child Jiave this check-up fairly soon so that 'any necessary corrections or treatment may be taken care of before entering school next -fall. This blank is to be returned to the school superintendent when school '.starts. I  ■ -  The county, nurse will. be at the pre-school conference to help with the registration. and answer any questions the mothers may have regarding the check-up. There will be no school for the kindergarten group in . the Rolfe Consolidated School on. the day of the conference, Wednesday, May 6. ^ 1   NOTICE—  The Amvets Auxiliary will meet Thursday afternoon,' May 7, at the Iowa Eleotric Light and Power Co. recreation rooms. This is guest-day honoring Mothers. Bring your mother or someone else's mother There will be installation of offic-  Plover—FuneraJ services for Mrs. ..Elizabeth N o r th u p, who passed away Sunday, April 19, at the Good Samaritan Home in Mason City, were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Plover Methodist 'church. Rev. E. M. Rasmussen officiated. .  Mrs. Glenn Forsythe and Mrs. George Arnold sang two duets, "And He Walks With Me" and "Out of the Ivory Palaces," with Mrs. Fay Pirie, organist. , Pallbearers were E. W. Meredith, T. R. Jones, John Gembler, Elwood Garlock, W. R." Her and Joe Arnold. Jin. E. W. Meredith and Mrs. Mabel Hendricks were in charge of flowers.  Burial waS in Powhatan cemetery beside her husband with the Mclntire Funeral Home of Rolfe in charge of arrangements.  Elizabeth Strandberg, daughter of Jacob and Lydia Strandberg, was born at Monticello, Wis., August 27, 1871. She passed away April 19, 1953, at the Good Samaritan Home in Mason City-at the age of 81 years, seven months and 23 days.  On March 11, 1893, Elizabeth Strandberg was united in marriage to Charles Northup at Rolfe. They made their home at Plover where their three children were born: Pearl, Alvah and Cora. Alvaii died in 1914 at the age of 19; the' infant daughter, Cora, passed away in 1917; and Pearl (Mrs. Ray Ferguson) passed away in 1924 leaving two small daughters. After, the death of their daughter, Pearl, Mr. and Mrs. Northup took the two granddaughters to raise. Mr. Northup passed, away in 1931.  Left to . mourn Mrs. Northup's death are the two granddaughters, Elizabeth (Mtb. Gary Wright) of Kansas City, Mo.,-and Norma (Mrs. Max Lowe) of Mt.' View, Califi; seveii-4 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Cora JHeasty of .Wich-sita,'Kahs.; (¡wo sisters-in-law, Mrs. Alvah Strandberg of Kansas City, Mo., and Mrs. Cora Hilton; a niece,. Mrs. B. B. Hubbell of Plover, and a host of friends, i  Mrs. Northup was a member of the Plover Methodist church. Her frieilds and neighbors will remember her. as a lover of nature who "«ijoyed working in her large garden.  Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ferguson of Belmond attended the funeral.  Funeral services were held , for John M. Weishaar, 67,.Thursday morning:, April 23, at 9:30 at -St. Margaretas church with Rev. Fr. D. A. Tewell, pastor, celebrating tKe requiem Hieb Mass.  Pallbearers were A. J. Kleen and Will Stouia of Pocahontas, Henry Vogel of Claris, Joe Edge of Have lock, Louis Wilson, jr^ and Wood-row Otto of Bolfe. Burial was in the Calvary cemetery in Pocahonr tas. ■  ' The deceased was bom February 2; 18S6. at Wheeler, IlL, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Weishaar. He grew to mtnjiMi in Illinois. " April 25, öfiu iie -««a Halted in marriage with Anna M- Esker of (Continued em Page Font)  Rolfe Students Entered Track Meet Last Week  High School participated acf^s  f ori" 8 th \ n  V  """'"I  Thc  «f  w ns Miss  and 80 yard low hurdles. Verdell Greinert, of Whittemore.  Rolfe sped ahead m the running,  Shp wo ,, (1 of  -  q y   events, but Laurens proved-very L ntin fashio ' m , (i  exactly like tho  p r K g  fi »n n  i'^' 1 !  cvc  ^' bride's. She carricd a lighted can- '  ^olfe 880 y ft rd re ay tean^ of Gre««  =(J , e _ i0FinC(1 . in   Rolfe  in a qüacf^ahgülar .meet with Laurens, Albert. City and Pocahontas at Pocahontas Wednesday ' afternoon of last week with the following boys placing: 2 mile relay—Rolfe 3rd, Tom Schott, Lowell Thorson; Jerry Farlow, Jerry Robinson. High jump—Schott, Rolfe, 2nd, 5  ft., 4 in. .  440 yard dash—Paul Kaiseir, 3rd,  (Lowell Thorson 5th. 880 yard run—Tom Schott 4th. Football throw—jerry Freeman 3rd.  Medley relay—Rolfe 4th, Jerry Farlow, „Larry Kerns, Jerry Freeman, Dewayne Peters. 440-yard relay—Rolfe 4th, Larry Kerns, Curtis Kerns. Cleve (Continued on Page Five)  84 Years Young  NOTICE—"  The* Friendly Circle will ■ meet Friday afternoon, May 1, at the groom left on a short honeymoon I home of Mrs. E. J. Struthers. Mrs. trip of unknown destination. For Wilbur Roberts will be assisting the trip Mrs. Hood wore a pink hostess, spring, suit with accessories of  navy and pink and her corsage was of deep pink roses.  Mrs. Hood has lived in the Rolfe community all of her life, attending the Des Moines Twp. consolidated school from which she graduated with the class of..'49. She has  been employed as stenographer for  F. E. Van Alstine and James Hudson at Pocahontas.  The groom has also liVed near Rolfe and attended the Rolfe schools, graduating in 1945. After  NOTICE—  Rolfe Music Mothers will meet Monday evening, May 4, in the school dining t'oom. It is urged that all members be present.  servirigforrrnorethan'twoyearsln the navy, he has been employed by the Iowa Road Builders, which employment^ will take Mr. and Mrs. Hood to' Fairmont, Minn., where they will make their home for the present. -  COUNTY 4-H COMMITTEE TO PLAN 4-II RALLY DAY----  The county 4-H Committee will meet Thursday, April 30, at 2 p.m. in the Red Cross rooms of the emirthouse, Pocahontas, according to. Mrs. William Fisher, Rolfe, chairman of that group. - * j  fflaAs will.be made at that time for, the-4-H girls -Rally Day program, the 4-H Health Clinic and other early summer activities in girls' 4-H club work.  Members of the. 4-H committee are Mrs. Fisher; Rolfe; Mrs. Carl Stamper, Palmer; Mrs. Lars Mehl, Fonda; Mrs. Avery Shold, Pocahontas, and. -Mrs. Lilly Gibson, Havelock. '  and Kenneth Shavy went the distance in the good.time of 1 minute, 60 seconds. Thc outstanding _ individual performance of the day was Bishop's half-mile run. -  Ribbons were awarded the first •four places in the individual events Sind both places in the relay events.  Following is a summary of the track events:  60 yd. high-hurdles—1. MacVey (Rolfe); 2. Stover (Laurens); 3. Maurer (Laurens); 4. Prehn (Rolfe). Time :10. 100 yd. daBh—1. Gary Kaiser (Rolfe); 2. Flick (Laurens); 3. ' Maurer • (Laurens-); 4. Prehn  (Rolfe). Time, :11.9. -  880 yd. run—1. Bishop (Rolfe); 2. Gillman (Laurens); 3. Schoon . (Rolfe); 4. John Mortensen (Rolfe) 1 . Time, 2:25. 880 yd. Relay—1.- Rolfe; 2. Laurens. Time, 1:60. 80 yd. loiy hijrdles—1. .Maurer (Laurens); 2. Gary Kaiser (Rolfe) 3. Young (Rolfe) 4: Thomas (Rqlfe). Time :11.1. •440 TTd; dash—L Flick (Laurens);  2. Shaw (Rolfe); 3. Bishop (Rolfe) 4. Gregg Kaiser (Rolfe). Time, 1:02.  440 yd. relay—1. Rolfe; 2. Laurens*  Time, :53,7. '  220 yd. dash—'1. Maurer (Laurens) 2. Gregg Kaiser (Rolfe);  3. Prehn (Rolfe); 4. Thomas . (Rolfe). Time, :29.1.  Sprint medley relay—1. Laurens;  2. Rolfe. Time, 1:54.. Football throw—1. Young (Rolfe); 2. Flick (Laurens); 3. Bob Stover (Laurens); 4. Gary Kaiser (Rolfe). Distance, 130 ft. 8 in. Shot-put—1. Flick (Laurens); 2. Burns (Rolfe); 3. Shank (Laurens); 4. Slattery (Laurens). Distance, 36 ft., 10 in. Broad jump—1. Flick '(Laurens); 2. Olson (Laurens); 3. Gary Kaiser (Rolfe); 4. Bishop (Rolfe). Distance 15 ft., 9 in. High jump—1. Bob Stover (Laurens); 2v Flick (Laurens); 3. Young (Rolfe);.4. Slattery (Laurens): Height, 4 ft., 8 in. ... Pole vault—1. Young (Rolfe); 2. Thomas (Rolfe); 3. Bob Stover  (Laurens).;.*- 4........Gregg- . 'Kaiser  (Rolfe). Height, 7 ft. .  "wfjo acted as- starter, Mr. Morris the official- timer and George Beckord, head judge. To all those who helped make the meet a success, appreciation is expressed.  The events coming up for the Junior High track team are at the Aurelia Relays, Carroll Junior High Track Meet, Conference Meet and possibly another meet with-Laurens and Pocahontas Junior Highs. * -  The 440 yard relay journeyed to Cherokee Saturday, April 18, but running in very cold weather, did' -not place;—Mr: Grace, Junior High Coach.  NOTICE^-........ •" ' .'  Methodist W.S.C.S. circles will meet May 6 with the following hostesses: Rachel, • Mrs.' Harry Thompson; Ruth, .Mrs. John Gun-derson; Rebecca, Mrs. Fred NeU  son. ... . ...................'...   ;  i - '•• >  CORRECTION  hi the story carried in last week's issue of the Arrow the V.F.W. was given credit for making a cash donation to the fund raised for-building the watch tower to be used by airplane spotters. This credit should go to the V.F.W'. .Auxiliary.  The' candle lighters were: Miss -Lonnie Lee Jurions, dressed in n pink net formal, and Miss Mary Louise Wirtz in a blue net formal. Roth girls, enrried lighted candles fashioned in a mound of white carnations. j  David Fehr in a white linen-suit carried the rings on a white satin ' pillow."  Flower girls were Miss Kay Sor-lein of Bode dressed in a blue net ballerina length dress and Miss Judy.Opheim of Fort Dodge dressed in yellow net. Both little girls carried' baskets of rose petals.  The groom chose for his attendant Eldon Fehr-of West Bend. Both wore light- gray suits. TJsh-ers - were ' Gerald ' Fehr of West Bend, Russell Jensen of Rolfe, Larry Dailey of Havelock and Marvin Anderson of Bràdgate:  Music was furnished by Mrs/ Helen Claiborne at the organ with  0  Miss Mary Tabor singing "Because" and Wayne Dunn singing, "The Lord's Prayer." A duet, "I Love You Truly," was sung by Miss Tabor and Mr. Dunn.  The groom's mother, Mrs. Gerald O'Donnell, was. attired in a Jight blue suit with navy accessories. Mrs. Fehr wore a navy blue-sheer dress with pink accessories. The bride's grandmother, Mrs. Frank Dailey of Bradgate, also wore navy blue. All-wore white carnation corsages. •  The church was decorated with palms, baskets of white lilies and snapdragons and the" lighted, candles.  Mr. and Mrs. Don McCartney and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Pertl served as church -hosts.  A reception was held for 400 in > the church dining room immediately following the ceremony. Dining room hostesses were Mrs. Joe Dunn and Mrs. Elvin Samson.  A lovely tea table was set and decorated in thé bride's chosen colors of blue and yellow. Mrs; McCartney poured and Mrs. Pertl. Served the punch.  Wedding cake was cut and served by. Mrs. L. B. West. Waitresses were Mary Summerhayes, Rose--imary.^^nlikedjrLo^wJ^cev.-Mjk'Js-,-: Barbara Rittgers, NAomi ' Samson,. Janet Edwards and Barbara Grant.  Ladies helping in the kitchen were Mrs. Ben Banwart, Mrs. Don Jacobs, Mrs. A1 Thronson, Mrs. Bob Rittgers, Mrs. Andy Jensen, Mrs. Walt Ewy, Mrs. Frank Koch, Mrs. Art Frieden and Mrs. Hazle Morey.  In charge of the- gift table was Mrs. Art Tabor and Mrs. Ben An-likcr.  Miss Dorothy O'Donnell of Fort Dodge was in charge of the gflest book.  All of these ladies wore white carnation corsages.  The bride was a graduate of 'West Bend high school and attended Fort Dodge Beauty Academy. The groom was a graduate of Rolfe high school.  After a short honeymoon they will be at home on a farm near Rodman.  A span of 80 years between A. W. Hess of Plover, 84, and Michael Jackson, . -!., of . Emmetsburg,' but both were enjoying thè pastime at j j, a  the Jackson rink in^ Emmetsburg. Michael is the son of Mr. and'Mijs. Jack Jackson. ' •' , -  Archie Hess, for many years the president i Imd manager of the PI((ver telephone company, hadn't  Cut Courtesy of Emmetsburg Democrat  skated between the years of 75 and ?0 but hadn't lost his .ability when he took it. up. againl . He-is - more- at ease oil skates than most persons half his' age arid makes the rounds at the rink\with\the best of them.  NOTICE—/  Circle 11' of St. Paul's Lutheran church is having a May breakfast and lunch at the parish house May 1. Serving will start at 8:30 n.v.i;  He is very active and does considerable work around' his home, caring for his berries and a good garden. He keeps up his< insurance work.  NOTICE—  . .Community shower for Lucile Tiernan at^the St. Margaret's church basement Wednesday, May 6, at 8 p.m. . \ \  The Norwegian pronunciation of Bki is sheo.  NOTICE—  The Rolfe. Woman's Ciub will meet for an 11 o'clock' May breakfast at-the Iowa Electric -Light and Power Co. recreation parlors Friday, May 1. BriiiK plants for plant sale. ' -  Dr. and Mrs. E. O. Loxterkamp accompanied by Dr. and Mrs. J. Rhodes, of Pocahontas, left Sunday afternooji to, attend thr Annual \Iowa i sinte Medical SociotV Con-vsntion being held at Hotel Fort Des ^Moines, in Des Moines. They returned home Wednesday evening. y - V  \ u   

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