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State Center Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 25, 1929, State Center, Iowa STATE CENTER ENTERPRISE A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS Of STATE CENTER AND VICINITY Volume 58 STATE MARSHALL APRIL 1929 NUMBER 17 Ralph Eggers is Victim of a Kid napping Attempt Compelled to Ride With a Stranger and Robbed of Coat and Dinner South Route Three and Glen Thompson and Denny Ray called at Harry Pyles Thursday and Wallace Towles of ansas visited Sunday and Monday with his Guy Ray Roseburrough and family and and Windson and son called at the Biesnecker home Sunday eve Ralph son of and Alice Jackson who is attending busi Eggers of northeast of this ness college at Cedar Rapids spent was the victim of what is bethe week end at lieved to have been an attempted kid napping Monday morning Bert Roseburrough and family of Blanche La Obituary of Phelps who was on his way to the Crojx ana daughters and Laura Crabapple Orchard school which he Henneman and daughters visited at had only gone a short Ray R0seburroughs Sunday tance from home when a large Guy Eastmans visited Zora and Zel wearing a black mask stepped out j ma philips at Rhodes from a clump of plum trees and com pelled the boy to take off his coat and give it to together with the lunch pall which he was Then the masked man forced the boy to walk across the field to the county road and get into a Hudson sedan which was parked Arriving atHart land the driver told the boy to get out Former Resiaent of State and go Immediately after Ralph had arrriv ed home at about Eggers notified the The boy was un able to give a very good of the man as the latter kept his face covered with the He how Center Died Recent ly at Bayard well known farmer ever get the license number of theresiding west of died suddenly but according to Polk Thursday evening of last April county officials this number was his death being attributed to a sued to a Ford Phelps had become ill Aside from his and early Thursday and although the loss of his dinner pail and received medical his con Ralph was The man cardltion was not considered as WittyPity When I sit down to read a And find it very I then indulge in laughter hale wear a grin thats I laugh until I shed a My eyes with teardrops And then I say to Wifie Dear Im going to read Listen And usually SHE has a book At times like this I And lifts her eyes and gives a look That does NOT spell But still I start to read to her Steamed up with high But she sits there without a And wears a bored expression I In what I read she finds no fun She listens with And when I am She sighs in sweet A favorite trick is this of To read her stories But while I laugh with eyes She looks at me with PITY Line Twelve Notes and Lloyd Buck called at the Howard Buck home and Grover Bogan and family spent Sunday afternoon at the Papenberg Flora Lewis of Waterloo and Ken neth Lewis spent the week end at the home of their Arthur De and Homer Harrison call ed at the Aves home 30 High School Students Place On Honor Roll 19 Students in Junior High Also Earn Grades Above 90 Fortynine students of the high Marjorie Aves of Albion and HerJ school and junior high school earned man Nelson of Marshalltown spent places on the scholarship honor roll for the second six weeks of the second which has just been given Thirty of these are in the high school and nineteen in the junior Frances led the high school students with a grade of 93 and Kathyrn 7th grade led the junior In the eighth grade of the junior high some I Tied a revolver with which to enforce Late in the his The boy also reported took a turn for the and passed he I Miscellaneous Shower For that the rear seat of the sedan con tained a lot of but that the man was away about six Funeral services were conducted Cecil Harhm Miss Margaret Hil leman and Miss Edna Lane were hos Sunday afternoon from the Methodist tesses at a miscellaneoups postnuptial Eggers could assign no reason j Episcopal church in charge of the passhower for Cecil Hamm Friday for the other than to hazard the evening at the Davis Advice the guess that the stranger had in1 sic was furnished by a quartette com for the bride written in poetry was tended to kidnap the hoy cold feet and let him but got posed of and Straus to Hamm by the ser and with Other games were played and a deli Thus far sheriffs officers have been Miss Edna Games at the In cious lunch was served by the hostes unsuccessful in their hunt for the dri terment took place at Highland Genie After lunch the bride searched for ver of the i gifts which were hid in the different j Hohanshelt read i Hamm before her mar New Water Tank to Be Erected jthe following obituary George Edward Phelps was born jnear State Marshall June and departed this j riage was Miss Hilda Riemenschnei Reading Circle to Meet Council Purchases Tank for Waterworks at Friday Evening Meeting life after an illness of only a few The Reading Circle will be enter hours at his home west of tained at the home of Mrs E H on April 1929 having reached the age of 58 nine months and 28 ling Saturday April Wednesday Afternoon Bridge Having grown up in the vicinity J Met Last Week llOTA lio wa a Via urac tVi It must be said for our town council I where he was he was there uni ted marriage to Miss Vernie Matson on February For over 34 years they have shared each others Spring Showing of Motor Cars Riemenschneider Enter tains at Bridge Breakfast Riemenschneider enter tained last Thursday at a breakfast coniplinientery to Alice Booth of The Pythian Sister officers and the degree staff were Grey and Art Aves assist ed the hostess in Bridge was played and won high score Club Entertained The IDeal Bridge Club met Wednes day evening with and and Davis were guests of the Lutheran Ladies Aid to Meet The Ladies Aid of the Pauls Lutheran Church will meet Wednes day at the home of Sunday at the Aves and Arthur Rohrer called at the Ruasell Diggens Edward Nelson was a caller in Mar shalltown Sunday and Arthur Elbert Lewis and Raymond Davis spent Sun day at the Aves Albert and Richard Goddard spent Sunday afternoon at the Russell real competition the first Digegns seven students being within a range of one and onethird The standings follow High school Seniors Margaret Woods Wilma Chitty 92 12 Paula Keopke Lucille Biensen 91 Ber nice Harrendorf Archie Allison i Muriel demons Louise Wilkerson 1 90 Elwood Linn 90 Local Dealers join in Spring90 Roberta George Juniors Ruth Keopke Lucille Hilleman 92 Ila Aves 91 Le Roy Hilleman 91 Maxine Brimhall Lucille Harreudorf 90 Gertrude Gerke Edith Gerke Sophomores Vernon Ferguson 92 Edith Frimml Ida Henze 91 Mildred Noiderl 90 Frances Hille man 90 Freshmen Frances Miller 93 Lorraine Anderson 92 Harold Showing of General Motors Cars A nationwide exhibition of all Gen eral Motors passenger to take place during this week is an innova The exhibition is known as the General Motor Spring and from the plans outlined promises to The Wednesday Afternoon Bridge j that they seem to delight in perpetra ijoys and burdens as they trod lifes home of Elmer Miss Helen Bray and ting surprises upon the people of this It may be that some of you people were favored by advance but until action was taken Friday eve we doubt if many knew that the town council was purchasing a new water pressure 100 fet in from the PittsburghDes Moines Steel to be erected at The which is to cost is to be in operation within four It will be erected immediately north of the light on property which the town recently acquired from of Clear at a price of Only one member of the council op posed the though another reports that he thought it might be well to let the public in upon the mat ter before taking Bids were also received from the Omaha Steel which submitted a bid of and the Chicago Bridge and Iron which bid The plan of the council is to pay for the out of funds on hand and pniiiert by the water works de thus making the issuance of bonds uneven Country Social Club N The Country Social Club met Wed Miss Charlotte Berninghausen were nesday with Miss Lizzie Seven children came to gladden this gU6StS MlS M Jl won World News was given in response A home five sons and two A mC6 WaS served to roll call and Albert Weuve Of the one died in and Ralph preceded his father nearly two Aline Grimhall Celebrates gave an intersting reading on Hol Refreshments were served by the Christian Fricke was a years The living are Sidney Arthur of Bayard and Frank still Birtnaa The daughters are Clara I Mrs H Brimhall entertained Hoit of Dallas and Jesfew neishbor children Monday after Hold Joint Meeting Friday ri iii it t IT IT tav Alirttia D ni U n M 11 o be the largest and most comprehen sive showing in the history of the au1 tomotive Twentythree thousand General Mo tors dealers are participating in the each acting as an individual exhibitor of the line of cars he mer chandises in his particular Allotting a minimum of five display cars for each this will mean that during the week more than Gerke Thelma Grey 91 Frances Hennaman 91 Alma Edler Junior High Eighth grade Ethington 90 Dorothy Hilleman 96 Lois Cowan 95 Bernice Hil leman 95 Jesse Irvin 95 Ger trude Sunderlin 95 Jane Wensel 95 Howard Homer 93 Jeanne Robinson Doris Figgins 92 Ruth Lunde Jeanette Nason Ruth IHileman 90 view I Seventh Grade Kathryn Ferguson Pauline Hutson Doris Avea 93 Dorothy Shelton 93 Elvis For two years past General Motors Eugene 90 has sponsored special showings at the time of the National Automobile Show in New York and Chicago in which its entire line of products has been re These events have pro duced a great impression and have attracted an attendance comparable with that of the National Shows them Recognizing the public inter est in these it is decided that the various communities all ov er the country would appreciate simi lar showings in their Thus the idea of Spring Showing Week was conceived and by means of it Gen eral Motors in effect brings a minia ture automobile show to very commu thereby emphasizing the fact that within its own organization there is a car for every sie Satterlee of Story noon in honor of her Alines at Brimhall Home Seven granddaughters also bless sixth birthday this Phelps is also survived I by three brothers and two sisters ME Ladles Aid to Benjamin of John The and the La dies Aid held a joint meeting Friday at the home of Brimhall The Ladies Aid will hold a witn Walter Ficken as assisting church following the of Julia Sharp of Clemj business meeting Thursday at the Mercer was elect Iowa Henry of Bayard and Jessie Lang of One the died MERCHANTS PURCHASE BENCHES FOR PARK ner Thursday evening to the school board and their wives and and Sixteen local merchants have pur as many benches to be placed in Tourist park for the benefit of the The town council park committee extends their thanks to the merchants for this help in making the park use ful to the The park has been 6leaned up and improved this spring and is already being made use of by the traveling Enterain Members of School August of 1927 and a Mary j Board and Wives at Dinner died in June In 1910 and Phelps moved their family from Marshall county to Osceola near Here they remained until the fall of when they moved to the farm west of town which has ever since been their About 1S93 Phelps was conver ted and united with the Methodist E piscopal church at State He has been very loyal to the church and its At the time of his death he was a member of the official acting as member of the finance committee and the commit tee on pastoral relations and pulpit He loved the church and its services and had a high appreciation of a gospel As a neighbor and member of the Bayard he was unusually well His jovial good humor and Christian integrity made him a friend whom we loved to meet and one whom we shall greatly miss from our 1 eel delegate and Brimhall alter nate to the Missionary conference of Cedar Rapids district to be held in Cedar Falls May 14 and The girls of the domestic science Miller and daughter Mary Jane of class and their Miss Hazel Marshalltown were out of town served a three course din1 Bridge Club of Marshalltown Entertained at Tea Room Yellow and Orville Landis and green formed the color scheme and j Adams of Marshalltown entertained was further carried out by the use of i bridge club at a three course In commenting upon this Alfred Gen eral Motors said I am sure that General Motors has every reason to feel proud of the ac complishment of our organization as evidenced by the products which we Fricke Gets Mar ine Corps Diploma State Center Marine Also Congratulated by Gen eral Neville By combining his military diitiea with a special course of Leland of State haa been awarded a diploma of proficiency in the Aeroplane Engines Course taught by the Marine Corps of He also received a letter from Major General commandant of the marine praising Frickes work as a who is now stationed at the NavalAir Great join are exhibiting in every community of ed the marine corps in Moinea the country as a part of our Spring January Prior to his enlistment Showing Our organization has he made his home with his buttercups as table Miss Maxine Brimhall and Miss Marian Bale furnished Entertain Arts Club at Covered Dish Dinner The Arts Club met last Thursday worked industriously and conscien tiously and witli every facility at its in the development of the products They have not been the results of a months or a years On the contrary they re present accumulated experience of a large staff who have been intensiviy studying ach individual part of the problem for a great many It is only through such accumulated exper Fred State The hiHlitute gives free instruction to preparing its students for civilian In the Generals letter to the State Center he wrote in part I congratulateyou upon your excellent work in completing this A copy of this letter has been upon your record at Marine and your command A hint to the wise is After lustily singing Home Sweet Home at the some folks go out of town to buy their dinner Thursday evening at the Tea fence or actual contact with the proing officer has been instructed to A color scheme of rose and hiein that the present result is possimake an appropriate entry in your white was Bridge was played at four and Knutson were guests of the MerrygoRounds Hold with A covered Meeting Saturday dish dinner was Dan Fig tins and Maria Smith were The afternoon was spent in The MerrygoRounds FonrH Club met Saturday with Dorothy Riemen Seven members responded sewing and a garden talk was given 0 rool call with Health Rules We by The next meet ing will be held with Arthur Ver Kensington Club and Husbands Entertained at Dinner Schilling entertained the members of the Kensington Club and their at a dinner Tuesday evening at the Tea Bridge was played following Should The KenJar has been picked for use in the canning work of the club this Hope Bien son gave a short talk on Good and Bad Uses of On account of the absence of the club leader and several members the demonstration o n Chicken Canning by Florence Henze was postponed until later The afternoon was spent socially and with The hostess served Every time I look at the modern motor car and consider the value that the public I am always im pressed with what this great industry Has accomplished during the relative ly few years of its Irrespec of how Genera Motors products may be appraised our organization has constanlty before it the General Motors policy of offering increasing through as circumstances make By striv ing always for something some thing better will surely As a matter of I think that this spirit has a great deal to do with the tre mendous prosperity that this country is ervice CARD OF THANKS To all the friends and neighbors who extended to us their sympathy ind help during the illness and death of our beloved husband and and to those who sent the beautiful floral we wish to extend our heartfelt Aaron Hale and Some neighbors will borrow every including Donald Hansen of Chicago came Saturday to visit Hansen and his new daughter at the Woods hos He also visited relatives at the Minnie Palmer Happiness is not so much in getting what you want as in not wanting what you cant
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