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Spencer News (Newspaper) - July 28, 1914, Spencer, Iowa M it dally WIIST No Way NOBTB Pans daily Mixed SOOU4 Sun GUARANTEES OVER 3300 CIRCULATION AND 18 GROWING STRONGER EVERY OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY PAPER IH t Nt IreigiU n i No I f il NO i ASj or Ni iFrt jh flip m i 1J Pmf Mdur 7 u T JULY 1914 30 I DAYS DEATH ROLL we Aged Ladies Pass Both Were Old Residents TH DIED JULY 26 Sarah Hales and Sarah Jane Raffensparger Moody svas at Shrop April She at at the age o si L Ionths and J7 She married Philip Ilaies in and soon after to the vessel in which sailed being six weeks in cross frora England to New ley located first at ttica in that fate and in isrt they moved to They lived tliere October 1871 when they came Spencer and settled on a home had fourteen miles northeast of OH January occurred le death ot her and three later she moved to Spencer and i since made her home with her Jennie She was brought up in the church England but since coming to aerica she inclined to the Metho She was a loyal and roast member of the will meet at the Court House i oclock and attend the funeral Irvice in body as last expression of and respect for the departed I There were twelve children born to seven of whom survive and six who are able to be present at the imeral which will be held at the lethodist church tomorrow Wednes y afternoon at oclock con beted by Those io will be present Ocheye Fair Milord and Jennie ider of one not able to be it Robertson of Hales was a thoughly good and was held in the highest eembyalarge circle of Iteriaent will be mide at Riverside here all that was mortal will rest the nightof time us over and Chautauqua 16 to 24th Delinquent Tages There seems to be something ioing in thia line since it been turned over to G Heputy Tax assisted hy County Attor Fred We are informed by Fhelps that he has collected and turned into Ihe county treasurer more since ins appointment last than had been collu ted on any two years lie says there are still a few who have not paid any attention to the notices sent them and is preparing to begin suits against them in the district which means costs and additional expense to j but would be profitable to the county as the County Clerk of Dis i trict Court and Sheriff are paid a salary so that the cost would go in to the county It is fair that all should pay their share of the taxes and expenses of the and not some pay for and this tax can be It is better i to do it without suite and we hope it i may be oollected without additional cost to Accident Last Tuesday evening and Hujfh Willoutfhbyand family of Grun dy Center were on their way to the lakes in a Mitchell Six when they i came to the spur of the Milwaukee that runs out to the Spencer Tile the engine was baeking into the factory but without giving any signal or ringing the and the view not being good they were almost against the engine before they saw It was then too late to turn or so there was nothing to do i but rnn into the engine head A I little boy was thrown clear of the and all were badly but i no oiio The car was badly wrecked and put out of RAKKKNSlAKOKIt Jane Mender was born November at She died July Bing nearly years of She was carried Ratfensparger July They came to Spencer in where he engaged first ti the mercantile business and later n grain and He died February Six children were born to wo daughters and four one son nd one daughter have The hree sons living are Charles of White D William of and Jacob of and the also of All those living are Inre and will be at nhe funeral which will be held at the tome th4s afternoon at oclock ind the body will be laid to rest at tlverslde to await the joyful sumons f eternitys her will conduct the She was highly spoken of iy all her Connelly In Spencer One of the many good speakers who will appear at our will be the Maurice Connelly of He is democratic candidate tor running in opposi tion to Cu mm He will speak here August at tiie A rare oppor tunity for the people iw this section of Threshing Begun guild a nurnbar of fanners have threshed and grain Is turning out better than Charley Iat ridgB threshed forty some thirtyrive bushels and some as high as Langs made forty by measure and Hfty by Martin and Lane had each just around forty A GBOUP OF BELtJIANS AT IOWA STATE 26 TO ORGANIZE Spencer Camp 46O Chartered I Laet Night Wtth 25 STATE OFFICIALS PRESENT Handsome Sign One of the handsome signs In Spencer is the new one Installed by i lid Axtell at Ills barber It is i incased in glass and revolves smooth i Iy by electrical motor ant the colors j are very bright red and blue audit i snlris around so easily tint one is j tempted to waste a little time just watching Sold Interest in Cemeit Plant Witt has sold his interest in ihe Cement Mlock Peter buying out Witts inter We understand the latter will build a new and continue in the Moth are live men and will iake things happen lit their 11 will pleased to be assured that re are not to lose Witt from He is a genial and pleasant do business Additional Business hraser has bought the Sioux Rapids moving picture show of John He will take charge This a good proposition and a money We have not learned what Meadows proposes to do Is Ons of Four Being Organ ganized By Four Aldrieh Broth ers in Northwest Iowa A local camp of the Woodmen of the the second largest frater nal insurance society in the United was instituted here last night at the City The camp will be known as Spencer and starts out with a charter member ship of The work of or gaiming the camp was done by State who has been in Spencer for the past few weeks se Last night he was assisted ininstalllrig the camp by his three who ing camps of the same society at Mil Lake Iark and Spirit These boys have earned the reputa tion of being amonr the most suc cessful deputies in the one of them being high man in the juris A number of the stale and head oilicials of the society were present to assist in the work of installing the oral among them teeing John Geiger of Sioux Slate Mana acting as Consul Commander in charge of the ritualistic work assist ed by Iell Morgan of Council Head Consul for the Stale of Iowa Cashier of the and Len Ogden j and Carl of the Accounting the four last named be ing members of thu largest camp in number fourteen at Council These and other otrlcials of the society are in attendance al the state encampment of the unilnnued rank being held at Lake Okobojl uhik The competitive drills between eleven of the crack drill teams of thu slate will be held at Arnolds Park on July The new camp starts out with a clean bunch of young men as a nucleus aivi expects to make mater ial growth as time goes Thu time and place of regular meetings have not yet been decided The otlicers of Spencer Camp ure as follows Council Commander J Past Adviser Lieutenant Eastern Star Special Friday evening a special meeting of the Eastern Star chapter was held owing to the presence of the Grand Worthy Luella Crooks of Moone in our The initiation of two new members took place fol lowed by a short address from the visiting ollicers and otimr The speakers were introduced by the Worthy as follows the Grand Worthy Maria Past Worthy Macron of Council Jacksen the chapter at Speneer over twwnty years ago and expressed herself as proud ef Us growth and present Nourishing con Very happy remarks were made by Fannie Seebert of Stewart and Mrs Hobson of Al both are past Worthy Thesewere lonowed by a pleasant greeting from John liammill of District I nut lloadl of Mrs Hugoj Kwuidt HaitiB and Mesdames j Jones and Fred Huberts of in of chap presented Crooks a sou venir Light refrusitmuuLs were served at the close to Ine company which numbered about At a late hour the aged runuwed in youth and tlie youth invuktuii with Ihe wisdom ol the wended iheir way home Rally i n Wednesday July Iwenly twu of tiie ol the Maplist Young Peoples Inion went in autoes to Sioux to attend a lirst session opened at lo Wilbur Clapp of Waterloo gave ihe Aflar ihe union picnic dinner in the a very Interesting afternoon program consisting of readings and ten minule addresses by the various pas was given at that A big picnic supper was after which Clapp delivered the address of the II is were very helpful and all present fall wnil re paid lor lluablo High School Improvement the Chamberlain Weath Strip has been here for two putting in the weather strips the north and west sides of the ligh school This will low Ir the expense of heating have Ihe weather strips on our home and much pleased with Auto Races at Fraser The moving pictures of the Sioux City Automobile races will be given at the Eraser next Thursday this will be something thrilling and worth Eraser is certainly going after taking and interesting features In his Hot Weather The weattier has been decidedly tha latter part of last week and The mercury has been the top of the ianday it was and yesterday jreached in the Rain lias iome in some It is still Iry here but we have a promising mtheast Notices The Koyal Neighbors will hold an ice cream social on the Orvis Thursday July Kverybody The QUOBII Ksther Circle of Webb will serve ice cream and cake on the lawn at the home of McCarter on Friday evening July Everybody Come and have a good Louisa is able to be at his place of business again this Gardner Pence Roberts Voigt Martin Klsman Dolson Sentry Herman Wagnur The whiie young in is said lo bo among tmj stable of the fraltrna insurance ur a iiuirve I nd approximating Chautauqua Remember Spencer will have a high grade Chautaujua ibis The program will bo oui within a week and you can begin to enjoy the General News A war cloud of no mean magnitude lias arisen in Kelalions be iween Servia and Austria were sev ered Minday and envoys wese given i which is practically a declaration of There K re danger that the war may involve France and Kngland on one side and Germany and Italy wilh Austria on the The Oalllaux trial still holds the cenUr of tiie stage in Fraivce and sensations still Una y judges sitting on the has chal lenged another io a ilrilUh troops lirod on a mob of will nationalist or rule had landed aims whlcn the troops sought lo The soldiers had been with and fired on 11 reported that Russian troops are being and that Russia was almost certain to interfere and become a party to the Meeting iuarlery mcciing the inis of k lo previoii It prmid he a very help Li and cnlliiishist Uic was an inspiration lo Severn of the other branch uilicers xverc hiMi ami placos on Uie also tw returned missionaries and three newly appointed oncv Their reports ol results encourag ing and urgent wilh the manifest courage and devotion of the oul going workers tin parted a new interest in Urn The Wiiilburn twins honored by being made life members of the The meeting closed with a banquet in lite dining where several interesting after dinnur speeches were made a part of them being made young ladies who represented the missionaries sent out by the Des Moines Sequel of Missionary Convention A most enjoyable sequence of the great missionary meeting here last week was Sunday services in the Methodist Thompson of and corresponding secretary of the Des Mranch spoke eloquently in the morning on the general features of the enlarging ideals and somethings that had and were At evening Miss Klla Manning gave a most interesting address to I lie Kpworth League A motvg the things that impressed us she God re quires nothing ol an inividual or church thai cannot be She There is not a door closed against us in China She quoted a nrominenl man in China is In twenty years ihe Chinese will have over the Christian riMgim And was feared would be lone before they ticiently leavened lo make l hem abJe to attain its standards and the tendency would be to Uku on ihe form with it the spirit This address of special interest to us because Miss Manning a Man south uf liar work is in China mission with headquart at She has been in ihis work for IHleen Her ad dress was both inleresllng and in slriKiivu At evening Miss Florence a Kurasion and native ol who Is conducting missionary work at gave an in stnictlve address that was intensely inturesting from llrsi to upon her work among the girls and w in telling what the coming of tin gospel had been lo her and how thankful she was for the salvation that il bad brought lr She also lold us of the dirricullies or as the people seemed to have no con science about and all onus of Her work spec ial interest to as we have a class who has beun a miwbionary at Kolar for mo I tian Fatal Stroke of Lightning about live oclock a heavy bolt of lightningstruck a team of horses of David ehjht m 11 us north w esl ol i killing them They wurw hitched to a and being driven by a nine vuar old who was badly Ills and are much ailuctud All tne men who were al work fell Ihe force uf the shock more or Annual Picnic igregalionai Sunday School will holil its annual at Ihe of Ihe Fell home in Thursday of lids July AT ure requested to bring sandwiches mil1 other prepared Auios church Irom ten ocinck till I J of arrived Monday to visit John and Vf Chamberlain left Monday to spend their vacation at Arnolds and Lewis Lux and baby havu been visiting Luxs par and John Rubls left today for their homo In Des Uaeves and family from autoed lo Spencer today for a visit with Reeves THE SOCIAL GALENDAi A Kensington Covering Pojr Suc cessive Afternoons WITH TWO HUNDRED GUESTS Given dt the New W Chambei in Other nil1 i iI w jr can art ability i otlni testimonkii o piril given hy V s A ain last week she iindtrloik Midceded In re al her new and altractive home hundred 1 iriig four successhe Thursday and The invitations announced the cour lesy as a and while the ladies took iheir various pieces of fancy work very lit He was accom plished in that for every one was kept busy by being talked to by everyone the social spirit per vading the The coiors pink and white were displayed in the decorations of roses and other Mowers of the also in the Chamberlain entertained as house llammill and Miss Miller of Britt and load ley of A three course luncheon was served at small tables placed in the parlor and dining about which the guests found their places by means of the dainty place cards bearing their names in reverse A general Stirling up of the company took place by the time all had their own Instrumental music was furnished by Miss Miller during the serving Those who assisted in were Mesdames A K Fred Kirkpatrick and the Misses Helen Marion Cruver and Helen The same K race and freshness the hostess in receiving her guests the fourth day as the She and her hMiisi guests were given an auto ride il ihe close of three of the Wednesday in ihe Knit in Ihe lleald and Friday in the Kirkpalricl There wen several of guests Friday inn tlia house Hugo of Hartley a id lour grand h dge of the Kastern The whole event was UIKoi the most enjoyable which it has been the privilege nf Spencer people to Second Shower hast Syinondj S ulass very pleasantly surprised Miss Gudrun their class who Is noon to be They spent tin evening al the home c f the Misses lennie and Kllen Krickson and during this time made up a book of pictures for Miss Ander At close they presented her w ith a set of silver A plea sant time was enjoyad and Miss Anderson received many good Neighborhood Party Apple very pleasantly entertained several young ladies of her neighborhood Saturday afternoon in honor of i MNses Mildred and have returned Ka1 guest brought her fancy Games were played and the hostess served a Mildred had been Learhlni school in South and HeatrUt1 had iieen attending school in Complimentary Party Miss Lillian Moniuau to a company of young at a lawn parly al her home Saturday evening in honor of Miss Walker of A pieas ant evening was the expuriewse of all Old Settlors Picnic There w Hi in1 an i Setllurpic nic for IJlay and Iau Alo fniiuies Lost Island Lake north of Kulii ven in August The date we hava not yel but Senator Francis will be the orator of the day a good time will be had by all who at Notice of the marriage of Hus sel Arms July 2 at is received too late for this week but will appear next
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