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Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 17, 1916, Waterloo, Iowa WATERLOO EVENING COURIER AND REPORTER. THURSDAY, PKKRUARY 17, IDlff. NOTES Lft PORTE CITY 3KOKGU TERUV SUBMITS TO SKllIOUS Ol'KHATIOX.. People And Those AVho. Sunday afternoon. Calls were sent out over the telephone and a crowd of neighbors soon gathered and ly had the lire subdued. JESUP Herbert Jordan is confined to the! heltTtn'e'ir house by smallpox. home Are The Sick. !La Porte Feb. hon- or, of, the birthday anniversary on Monday of Mrs. Frank Hepper, a company of her. lady friends called on her at her home] on East Mair Btreet to spend the evening. Not having been informed of their com- the surprise was complete. The evening was spent in a social way visiting-and various valentine ainusements.-Mrs; Hopper was given an and- handkerchief, shower she being obliged to .try each aproi on: before" the guests.'The self in vited guests served dainty refresh ments to complete the happy oc casion. Mrs. Cora Henry Kemp and family have re-1 turned to their home at Cresco after' a couple of weeds' visit with relatives here and at Washburn. Luella Leversee suffered a dlslo- ated shoulder in a runaway-accident ast week and the disabled member Is ivlng her considerable trouble. Frank Burkhart will give a dance t the hall at Boies Saturday evening, 2G. Mrs. Fred Heideman Is on the sick 1st.1 -The W. C. T. U. meeting at tho Masteller, Bowman entertainec of Mrs. Joseph M. Stralcy, who] meeting the is enjoying :i vacation at her home in Sunnier. Headlvu will have a Dairy day Feb. 26. Mr. and Mrs. John Kohe spent Sunday with relatives at Waterloo. have been numhered among the are much improved. The Yoomau lodge will hold their last Thursday of this month. A band of about twenty pieces has u liiucu imiii vj uu. t T-, Twentv-two new members were bnen organized here with A. P. taken Into the M. B. church Sunday! lock leader and b. C. Stumime ae CLARKSVILLE the ten little ladies, of her Sabbat school class of the Presbyteria church at a valentine party at he home on Monday evening. Cupid and hearts made' very pretty dec- orations for the rooms. Valentines we're distributed and much amuse- ment "-was affordea with games and contests-'' One guest-added to the pleas'ure of the evening. Refresh- ments were served "by the hostess in conclusion. 'and. Mrs; E. Salmon re- Clarksville, Feb. Minor Wamsley slipped on some ice on theii porch and Cell, breaking one of her imbs near the ankle joint, Monday. Mr: and Mrs. Henry Tackman an when her home took lire. They also carried well-lllled lunch baskets. A valentine party was given tho two junior Sunday school classes a the home of Mrs. Paul Artz, who i superintendent of that division. On of the features of the afternoon wa JIG exchanging of valentine favors among the little folks present. They wero served to a lunch. Mrs. Artz was assisted by tho Misses Thora Easted and Pearl McLoud, who are teachers the division. Mr. and Mrs. Dyram Wellington entertained a company of young peo- Wasliburn, Fob. Howard Hildes, sou mid daughter of Wutur- loo ami Mrs. Anna Glenn of Mnn- chesler sp 'tit Sunday with mother. Mrs. Heimucr, anil rclatlvos. Miss Klsle Heminor IB confined to her home by an attack of monsles. CMrllo Youngblul entertained H company of friends Sun tiny after- noon and evening. Munlc and cards wero the diversions. Tho out of town guoslK were tho Misses Margaret find Doris Filzgerald, Cellstu Hurley, Cor- ettn Emmets, Veronica Gorman, Mary O'Connor and Marguerite Drlscoll, all of Waterloo. Mr. ICinll Bunkers ot Granvlllo Is at tho Youngblut homo. Mrs. V. Michel was a Monday visit- Waterloo. Harry and Louts Poynor spoilt Sunday with thulr sinter, Mrs. Hny- montl. m.'iir linuidon. will ro- msttu there for some time. liss Carrie Smith. LHBI Krldny evening about niul friends Hpetit MOOREVILLE Moorevlllc, Fob. Hoy Stout niul duiiKhlnr, Kvolyn, wen Traer onllors Friday. Frank Meokor and family visited friends in Fulrvlow Sunday. Mrs. O. J. Iliivuard uiul son, Cyril spent a week visiting frUMiil.s ant relatives In Dos MolncH mid Tuuia City. H. SmHh roluriH'd from J.lood Klvcir, Ore., Insst whero ho wn called by thn death (if his sinter, MrH farm after fifty the at the homo of Fred Klliotl. oyster nuppor was served. Tuesday evening forty of tho nniK pooplo of the community, sur- Mr. and Mrs. .Marlon Haynnrd. Geoi'Kfi Hill continues about .be Hume. Sho in a critical condi- tion. NEW HARTFORD Now Hartford, Feb. Ice- houses In town aro all being fillet with an excellent quality of Ice. Miss Agnes Johnwon and John Christiansen wero united In marriage by tho Uov. C. F. Lusk Wednesday homo on the Ed Enlos March 1. II. G. King returned Tuesday from where he. has been spending the last two months with ils sister. There will be a special meeting of Beaver lodge, A. F. A. M., Friday evening, the 18th, ror work on. the entered apprentice degree. Mark Plummer and family have moved to Dubuquo, where they will reside for the coming year. Walter Collins of Oklahoma was calling on oldtime friends here Sat- urday. Mr. and Mrs. John Younker of Ar- kansas are visiting relatlvea and frlcndfi In this neighborhood. It. T'. danco Friday evening, Feb. 18. Myers' orchestra. (advertisement) Mrs. Carrie Mansfield of Shell ROCK nesday. At G o'clock dinner was and Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Weed of turned Sunday evening from Roches- Elma visited Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Gra- I ter Minn where' they had been to ham Thursday. consult the Doctors Mayo, regarding The remains of H. D. Shafer, who -i serious trouble Mr. Salmon has was killed by a C., R. I. P. train at had with his stomach. He was given Black Hawk creek, Waterloo, were a thoro examination, but. received brought here for burial and the f u- verv little encouragement as to any neral services were held at the home permanent relief. The affliction is a of his brother, Wilbur, Saturday aft- grbwth: "that is closing'. the outlet of ernoon. 'th'-p' stomach' The trouble has been Harry McCool got a fall from a botherlrig-hi'm 'for' 'several' months: telephone pole Thursday from which Terry sfomittefc to an oper- he suffered some very bad bruises and ble served. The third division of the Evory Other Friday club gave a party in the K. P. hall Friday evening. It was guest night and the affair was a very peasant one. JANESVILLE at 2 o'clock :Monday morning, a hard shaking up, but-is again- able for an-advanced case of appendici- to be about. his home in this city. While Wm. Leach of Anamosa spent last his -be week at the home of his daughter, is resting as comfortably a3 could NeaL upon of tonsils getting, along 2 io cared for at the'home'of Mrs. Ab- bott. A company of sixty relatives and friends made the Reese Bolln family a farewell visit last Wednesday as they are soon to move onto their farm I near Plainfieid. The visitors brought a dinner and all enjoyed a "Febf H. H. Pipp'e'ri of-Iowa Falls spent Saturday and Sunday here. Aquila Walker went last week to visit his son, John, at La Porte City. Janesville W. R. C., No. 127, met at the schoolbouse on Friday, Feb. 11. Patriotic songs were sung and Mrs. Charles Bye presented the flag to the school in a pleasing address, to which Miss Wade responded. Mrs. Amanda Rundles sang a solo and ev- erybody saluted the flag. It was an occasion enjoyed by all. days, coming the AT T I golden wedding of her parents, Mr. I and Mrs. Andrew Bishop. The Woman's club beld their an- Qf L. Asher last Wednea- ser :Stanley Uchty arrived m the citj 1 eveni The guests numbered Tuesday and was v shaking A patriotlc prograrn wlth with his nasi u ssing contests and a three- just returned from Melbourne, sed a Piea8aut where- he and Mrs. plenty h, spent-several months this winter luamuaj Lllc What promises to be one ot tne oE and Mrs. George I-Iancy most successful reunions and Set made thera a fareweU visit, as they acauairited bees ever-held by mem- i vm sQon leaye but bers of the Presbyterian church will yel announced where they be staged next Friday evening wlu ltve the church parlors. ,Those m charge Ed of the affair this year are expecting a large attendance. The social time vrill give opportunity for old friends to-renew acauaintance and exchange greetings w'ith new members; An Interesting program is being arrang- ed and some special features are planned. Refreshments vrill be serv- ed-by -a committee of ladies. Members of the Lotus club met Tuesday afternoon at the home of J- N.' McQullkin. A goodly number" assembled to enjoy the gathering, which proved a very pleasant session. The usual f ancy worlc claimed attention until 5 o'clock. The hostess served refresh- ments in conclusion. Mrs. F. D. Showers will entertain the club at the next meeting. Mrs. John Boyd and baby, who reside on a farm.near Dysart, came over Saturday and were guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. K. L.ongaker, Mrs. They left for home Wednesday evening.. c R. N. Gibson left Thursday morn- ing for Galena, 111., where he visit in the home of his parents for a few days: Mrs. L. S. Bannister of Chicago, arrived Tuesday -and will remain until the first of next week in the home of her mother, Mrs. Phayden. 'Miss May Cawelti, who has been a guest in the home of her uncle and aunt. Rev. and Mrs. Cawelti, for the past week, returned to her home in. Cedar Falls Wednesday. and Mrs. Hugh Salmon, who have been conducting a dry goods and :riotion store at Mayville, Wis., have disposed of their, business and returned to this city, expecting to remain- for the present. Mrs.- O. A. Manning of Waterloo came down Sunday and visited with her daughter, Mrs. C. J. Murphy, returning home Tuesday. Wilkinson was taken wholly by surprise by a company of thirty-five Saturday, it being her sixtieth birthday anniversary. The guests gave her a coin collection for the purchase of some wished her many returns of the day. NASHUA Rev.'R. C. Westenberg of Minne- apolis will preach at Presbyterian church Sunday if the schedule pre- pared at presbytery is carried out. Al Sharp will take charge of the meat market Feb. 25. C. H. 'Burman will 'have a public auction, after which, he will move to Oklahoma. Mr. Benjamin of Hudson will move his 'family to Janesville about the rst of March. Will Jensen has rented the D. K. mailing- -'farm'.'' wHl. w6rk his father's arm this yea'r; Fred Fr'ey seenis to.be unusually nfortunate. "in th'e early fall a vagon ran over hiVfoot, later was badly bufned .with gasoline while tarting liis -'saw "engine, and only ast week got his well hand mangled n the buzz saw. He has been with Butler for some time and s without fumls. Ralph Dwight' has pie at their home last Saturday even- ing In honor of the twentieth birth- day anniversary their twin sons, Harold and Herbert. Miss Selma Johnson was given a very pleasant surprise by her school- girl friends Tuesday afternoon at the O. H. Evans home, where her, moth- er, Mrs. Johnson IB housekeeper. The girls carried with them a picnic lunch and were alao treated to ice cream and a generous piece birth- day cake by Mrs. Johnson. The cako was lighted with fourteen, candles which represented Miss Selma's age The two younger children at the Wetter home were reported on tho sick list the last or the week. Mrs. E. Orchard came up from Charles City last Thursday and spen a few days with friends here and a Osage, returning to Charles Cit Sunday afternoon. She reports he sister, Mrs. Van Amberg, as slowl improving in health. Beulah Morse came from Charle City last Friday for a week-end visit at home. She was accompanied Nashua, Feb. remains o! the late Mrs. N. P. Ferguson arrivec here Tuesday, she having passec away Monday night at a hospital in from the hotel to his John-Wilson's, home. been taken son-in-law, Rochester, Minn., where she hat gone 'to undergo an operation, bu when an incision ,was made it wa found that she was suffering from a cancer and it was impossible to sav her life. Besides the husband, sh leaves to mourn her death one son Charles, of Nashua: two daughters Mrs. McGregor of Nashua, and Mrs Ellsworth of Dakota. The remains of Mrs. Alexandri Wright, accompanied by her thre daughters, arrived here Monday fron Bristol, Ind. The services were held in the "Little Brown Church in the conducted by Rev. Burleigh, and- the remains were laid to rest in Greenwood cemetery by the side of her husband, the late George Chase. After the death of her first husband, she was married to Alexandria Wright, now deceased. Nellie Fentchwanger, who lives east of town, was operated upon last week for appendicitis and is recov- ering satisfactorily. Eddie, the 23-year-old son of J. A. Varger, has enlisted in the United States Eddie has made his home with his grandmother in Cali- fornia since the death of his mother, several years ago. Alvin Van Epps has lost his fam- ily horse. Stanley Rowe of Nashua visited tiis family a few days last week. J. D. Liffring of Waterloo was in town last week, looking up the insur- ance matters of Fred Timion, de- ceased, in the interests of the chil- dren. home by Lula Bell and Emma Con- ner. They all returned to their school work at the sisters' school Sunday afternoon. Wm. Lodge returned last week from a several months' visit in the- southern part of the state. Dewey Baker, who has been here for the past .ten days visiting friends, spent Friday and Saturday at the Blandin home. He went to Lyle Sunday noon to ;vislt at the H. C. Horgen home and Monday .went on to his home at Olaremont, Mian. Mr. and Mrs; Karl Selfert received word ;laat: Thursday of the serious illness ofl the former's sister, Mrs. Yetter, at where she had gone to .consult a; physician. Mr. and Mrs. S'elfe'rt down. Thursday afternoon, returning -Home Friday morning. Mrs. Yetter, whose home is at Nashua, expects to enter the hospital at Waverly soon for an op- eration. She lias been a frequent visitor here at the Selfert Home and has many friends here. A number of little girls were en- tertained at the George Hill homo after school Tuesday afternoon, It being the birthday of little Marjorie Ernest Padget was Injured Tues- day by the turning over of a sleigh loaded with cordwoofl. Two plays will be given school pupils soon. by the OSAGE MT. VERNON TWP; rREDERICKSBURG- Osage, Feb. funeral serv- ives the late Fred Jacobs were held at the Oscar Jacobs home Sun- day. Rev. Mr. Bishop of the M. E church conducted the services. Aside from his widow, the deceased leaves a father and mother, one brother anc a sister to mourn his death. Miss Isaphine Richey of Chicago has charge of the singing at the re- vival meetings now in progress at the-Universalist church. The con- cert Monday night was one of the best ever held here. Mrs. Walter Angell and son. Mer- iyn, went to Charles City Monday to consult an eye specialist for Merlyn's eyes. Arthur Roberts of Waterloo was here Friday to attend the funeral services of his father, "Uncle Tom- my" Roberts. Hill. Mr. and Mrs. George Hill, Mrs. Thomas Philip and Mrs. M. Blandin vent to Fluyd last Monday to attend the funeral of the late Eugene F. ban, who died at his home in "Wa- :erloo last Saturday. The Misses and Myra Labon came homo with them and spent the night at the George Hill home, returning to Wa- terloo Tuesday. Miss Jennie Lee went to tho Charles Lewis home Sunday evening where she assisted her sister, Mrs Lewis, in entertaining the member of the grange on Tuesday, at which time the men served the dinner. W are told that sauerkraut and cigars were part of the menu. GRESHAM Mt. Vernon Twp., Feb. Westphal family entertained a sleigh- Ing party from" Cedar Falls Sunday evening. Mrs. Mary Doepke Kehe and Mr. Garland of Tripoli were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. Mrs. Wm. Doepke, Thursday aft- ernoon. They will make their home at Tripoli. Mr. and Mrs. Al. Henry entertain- ed the patrons of the Centre school to a sumptuous 7 o'clock dinner Wed- nesday. The evening was spent in- lormally. Mrs. Austin Callahan submitted to an operation at Sartorl hospital in Ce- dar Falls Tuesday, latisfactorlly. She Is recovering 1 Fredericksburg, Feb. I O'Day is under the doctor's care. He thinks she will be confined to her homo for some weeks. i Wo understand that Fredericks- Burg is to have a chautauque the coming season: and a better one than ever before; at least, it is to cost much more. Mrs. L. P. Rich, who has been sick most of the winter, is again able to attend to her household duties. C. D. Sanborn and wife of Canada are here visitlnp at tho home of Mrs. F. E. Thorn and Mrs. Lillie Lowry. R. C. Lehmkuhl now has charge of the Fredericksburg lumber yard. On Feb. S Miss Alice L. Hunt and Chauncey Chambers were united In marriage at the U. B. parsonage in Sumner. After a couple of weeks' READLYN Rcadlyn, Feb. Mr. Fred Boedeker left Sunday to attend the cement show in Chicago. From there he will go to Macon, Mo., for a few days' visit. Mrs. C. Malte is visiting this week with hor daughter. Mrs. Guiney. The new firm of Hagenan .t Cook shipped three carloads of stock to Chicago Sunday. Mr. Cook accom- panying them. Father Hepburn of Fairbank, was a caller here Wednesday. He also baptized the little daughter of F. L. Biere. Mrs. John Judas, jr., and little son Gresham, Feb. Her- man, who has been attending a busi- ness college at Waterloo, is home, having completed his term of work. Mrs. John Buehner has not been well for several weeks. There was no preaching services at the Evangelical church last Sunday. Rev. Mr. Lang filled the pulpit at the Evangelical church at Cedar Falls, both morning and evening. J. F. Miller. D. J. Holdeman, Wm. Shanewise and F. G. Albright sawed wood at the parsonage Tuesday. The entire family of S. S. Wetzol has been sick. At this writing they are improving. John Schmidt, Bennington town- ship assessor, is calling on our citi- zens this week. APLINGrTON Aplington, Feb. Stoner is quite sick at the home of his daugh- ter, Mrs. Van Meter. Mrs. James Johnson, who has been sick so long at her daughter's at Mason City, returned home last week. Mrs. U. B. Meinders, sr., fell last week on the ice and dislocated her leg. stay in Minnesota they will begin returned the last of the week from Section Foreman Van Meter and What Is Your Farm Worth? You may want to borrow on it. The loan appraiser will set the value. In this article he tells how he'd figure your farm as a "going concern." The Time To Sell a Horse Farm chunk, drafter, mare and brings top price in its own season. Here are tips for men on both sides of the deal. Ditching and Draining Will it pay to drain this field of yours? How can you tell where to put the make them best? The instructions in this article are plain and practicaL A Game and a Gamble The true story of an implement dealer who decided to sell for cash and charge for service. This article tells what happened to him. It's one of a series. From Brush to Blue Grass A farmer had 300 acres of brush to clear. A big job. It struck him that brush is goat feed. He put into goats. Now he knows, and tells, how to use them and whether they pay. Spreading Yourself Too Thin Herbert Quick, in his characteristic, pithy, kindly way, advises against biting off more than you can chew. A timely word from a good friend. Your State Board of Health Do you realize all it does to protect you, your family and your livestock against disease? Do you know what else it will do on request A doctor tells you. And a great deal more: Florida's Neglected never tasted To Kill or Not To pests and bounties; Diana of the instalment of the fascinating story by Louis Tracy; The Black Langshan, by Judge W. H. Card plans and itemized costs of a Potato Storage House; how to make a Porch Swing; Bean Crop diseases and their cures; pointers about Your Title to Your Land Mushrooms in the Cellar; a Woman's Club that does things; pointers on cooking Dried Vegetables And the regular farm and home departments issue out to-day from any newsdealer or boy agent Fire was discovered in the second housekeeping on his father's farm, a visit at her parental home. men were called out to go to Macy tory'of the Chas. Leversee residence south illss Hoag of the Diekmann store to a freight train wreck Sunday.
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