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   Spencer News (Newspaper) - December 22, 1914, Spencer, Iowa                                m r 94Way No FORTH ex Sun ji SOUTH ex A BAST m MOUTH No Iirelghi uu OFFICIAL CITY AND COUNTY PAPEP DECEMBER 1914 51 Death of Rood William Irving Rood was born in Cayuga New August came west to Wis Here when he lacked just one day of twenty years of age he enlisted in the Twentytifth Wiscon sin August 1SI2 and serv ed nearly three to the end of the beine discharged Be came It would Here he met and married Miss Ar bella Brown and came to Clay county about Here he homesteaded the north half of northeast section Sioux just south of the A Ketcham Living on the farm and running a photograph gallery in Spencer going back and forth each Later he moved into town and purchased the Council Doing At the Friday evening meeting representative of the Omaha Gas Construction was j but the council did not close any con I tract with the The ordln j ance was voted down as they were not able co come to a decision as to some details of the A petution was presented for street 1 the lo MarshalItouri j paving of West Fourth about Main to Mauss was refunded tapping fee on account of assessment on his The following bills were allowed Nelson mason 71 20 R Polk hose Carl Anderson mason The Herald The Reporter Bender G Guy auto Moulton Heikens supplies Jones Fred Moore Otto Bjornstad To Light Water Works for 4 months To Light Water Works for street lighting and 2 To City for 2 months property on Fourth where he had conducted his business forty Yielding to the infirmities of age and declining health he discon tinued his business and sold the pro perty only a few weeks He also had a gallery at Emmets burg and one at Hartley for a taking sittings in these towns and finishing the work in his studio Rood died May 7th since which time he had not seemed so To their union were born seven children of whom only two Conley of Idaho and Miss Abbie who has been a Kindergarten teacher in Chicago making a called here for the last seven year happy She was about six weeks ago by the more ser ious illness of her father and was per mitted to be with and minister to him during those last days when the visions of earth were growing dim and the vision of the beyond becom ing more He leaves one surviv ing Haynes of Los He died at Mon day Conley will arrive tomorrow from Boise and the funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at one oclock at the Boylan conducted by Bond Rood was a man of honojland Integrity of character loyal to his convictions and faithful in all the relations of Interment will be made at River side beside the companion of his many years of wedded At at the home of the brides and Bert December Harry C Pairidgu and Lillian Zenor were united in They came back to Spencer yesterday to spend a month after which they will go lo where they will locate on a The bride and groom had Ueeri residentes of Clay county for many years until about two years ago when both families moved to where they seem to have learned the excelliences of each and parents of the groom returned to Spencer last spring This young couple are both enterprising and have the sterling qualities that insure success and F Banquet The annual Home Coming Banquet of the Odd Encampment and was held at the Odd Fellows hall last Thursday The three branches of the order named About 175 were Those who reside elsewhere or who had been away were expeeDed to return for and in case they could not be present were expected to send letter of greeting which was read at roll The wide from to that a very few years was forcibly exemplified In this feature of the evenings ExJudge Church of who high In the councils of the order in was present and delivered the address of the which was very able The a dealt with lha and worth and Is spoken of as o1 the best on Odd Fellowship ever delivered in j In opening his remarks the Judge paid a tribute of worth and character of his former John McClurg and who re cently moved from Jefferson to Spen The banquet was served by the the dining hall and long tables being beautifully decorated with and lighted with red candles set In Harry Chamberlain was master of ceremonies and acquitted himself with The Wilson orchestra furnished excellent music for the oc At a late hour all retired feeling they had enjoyed a pleasant e Farewell Dinner Monday evening a very pleasant courtesy was extended to and Youst by Mesdames Mayne and Claude Borrett at the Mayne home In the way of an elegant four course dinner In view of and Youst going to Des Molnes the iirst of Youst will take a course in and Batfclee were also Obituary and Lewis Hein have this holiday season saddened by the death of their little age twenty He died Saturday evening after a very short Illness witli pneu The funeral is held today from the church conducted by O They have the sympathy tire in Spencer of the en A Bunch of Waddings Wilbur Holroyd of Canada was married to Miss Delia Slgler of Coon Thursday afternoon at two at the Methodist parsonage bv DKKBAINN1SSEN at two at the Methodist parsonage by Louie son of Nlfesen near was joined in marriage with Miss Haze daughter of and near We understand they are excellent young They will live near Best wishes from the Christ Born Hnevo By Cora Matfton Doloon and Wait in wedlock en Tne two blocks from Third to Fifth on Main are decorated on both etdee with evergreens ulvlng blocks quite a Holiday MOVKYSTONK Miss Maggie McVey r Stone were joined ast at one j at the Methodist parsonage by They came from Miss McVey lived near Ma1 clay and comes of a good are not acquainted with the We wish them SWANSGIIONINU At the Methodist prrsonage at 2 m last Bond joined in marriage Miss Fannie Swan and Will We are unacquainted with the but the groom is an excellent young a son of Henry Schoning of northeast Frank Lundbeck was in Spencer to day with the tinest looking team we have seen for many a a span of black mares belonging to Jens Swan They are certainly They are four and live years old and weigh about Today was the first trip they have made to town corn They held their beads and stepped off like they were proud of Enbree wife of Hlnton made her an of Wintentt to ben vttlttng her nual Chrtatmw visit to her sister In Mr Mid Stout Falls Ibove the cradle bends a wo mans Hnd lips say holy Che halo that a Star of Beth lehem shed Gncircles ber young m bougbts of world quests tbose wee feet may Set heart to beating for Christ unto the earth is born anew Cditb each new little Baby Health Over Thirty Babies Much Interest Manifested The IViby Health Contest given under the auspicesof the Spencer Club in charge nf the Civics and Health Doughty and Rohb was held as advertised a the Congrepa church Krlday and a success from start tn The weather was and the mice Tlu contest was conducted by Sherlnm of assisted by Bradley of Baldwin Hand of Yoight of Wood of Iowa Crandall of Wood of Jowa Extension Dept of the State University gave a very able address on Child Crandalls talk on Childrens Teeth and their care was very In Sokol gave a very able talk on Home In strumental solos by Thrush and Knight were well Helen Morgans solo and the Se lection by the Ladies Quartette were give in their usual charming presented by Spencer busi ness men to 13 high girls Alberta by and 1 dozen pictures by Anna Heng by First Natl Helen Mull and hood plush by Marion hot water bottle by Haygarth Charlotte sweater at Lueile Ivory set by Miss Wilma Ring by Charlotte Silver spoon by Helen Picture by Dough ty Heilah Toilet set by Nelle Shoes by Hanson Helen Spoon by Leach and Helen Hot water bottle by awarded by Spencer Busi ness men to 12 high boys Preston by Kloete with interest and for each year left in the William by Clti1 Arnold Sweat er suit Free Harry Sweater suit 1Iindt oUdng Dale Thermos bottle by i Bjornstad Jt Orvin Shoes by Hanson IiMry Charles hair by King Craig Childs set by Hjornstad Clinton Silver spoon by Ku Dean Shoes by Hanson Jason spoon Leach Kdwin Childs plate by Bet There were over 30 babies entered and they all scored over Most of the fathers were present as well M the which is a favorable A The object of the con s to stimulate an interest In an intelligent care of children and by the help received through a Mothers which it is hoped to he Parents will be able to detect the weaknesses in the the children and properly care for and provide correction for them at the right This is a move In the right New Lewis Longo has opened up a new business on Main next door south of the Chinese laundry near the corner of Second where he will serve lunches and sell confect The Roman Cafe is the title of the new Longo comes here from Excellent Entertainment Tin liiinble Concert who a rittiiit number of the lecture tiave an excellent ment that called forth high com mediation from those We very much regret our Inability to be This regret is intensified by the reports that have come to Miss Anna Dehrkoop of Everly visited the Santa Glaus depots in Spencer Nearing Completion Work on thb Sponcer hospital i1 progressing rapidly and In a highly satisfactory All interior work will be completed this weak The date of the formal opening will be announced In our next Mel Austin of Langdon WM down Saturday for Christmas shop ping and took her home with her to spend Chamberlain Ankorctrand Harry son of well known in was married in Salt lo Miss Anna Ankorstrand at the home of the briclcs parents in the presence of a large company of among them the mother of the The bride is spoken of as a very line and talented young She the position as stenograph The groom was a Spencer boy till he reached the high when his health failed and went west to Some later he came back to Salt He took a thorough Commercial Course and for for three years has connected with the McCormlok bank at that placeHte many friends here know his excellent worth and character and eitend con   

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