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West Bend Journal (Newspaper) - August 5, 1954, West Bend, Iowa and I THE WEST Home OF THE JDURHHL REDEmPTIOn VOLUME LXV WEST IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 1954 NUMBER 31 LOCAL UNIT AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY RECEIVED CITATION The Harry Anderegg unit of the American Legion Auxiliary fa West Bend has just received from the De partment Office to Des a Citation for Meritorious Fast Pancoast The weddtog of Myrtle of West Virginia Pancoast of the First Presbyterian Church oi West Betfd was held in the Presby terian Church at Iowa on The Robert Spencer officiated ait the signed by the Department President lMrs Fast widow of Edith Youngof Marshalltowni andr H Fasta of Blanche Pancoast to tha pastor of the West Rodman The Citation reads as follows That the local unit having earned 155 iCredit Points is rated a Superior unit tor the year 195354and merits Spec Recognita for services rendered in carrying orii the program of the American Legion Depart ment of as suggested under the Citation Credit Potit These citationls are inaiiled to units at the dose the years business and previous to tha JDepartment Harold Baas in making public ithds honor to her announces the following delegates to the 34th was held in Des July 29 and at KRNT Katie Schmidt Corrine The Annual Banquet Wednesday July was held in the Grand Ballroom at Hotel Fort Des The guest speaker of evening was Harold New National Pres ident of the American Legion Auxi i John ChujPchek The families have friends state 1932 when Pancoast accepted his first call to the Mission Church at which church the Fasts mem i Ray Watson Pancoast to Fort Dodge on August where he flew to Kentucky to meet his Fast spenib the weekend wftli an Uncle and Aunt On Monday the couple drove to and thence ada for theiilr marriage on After the the happy couple left for an undisclosed destin They will be at home dh the Presbyterian Manse at West Bend after the first of Their friends wish to gratulations and best wishes to of RETURN FROM EASTERN TRIP and Jurgens and tfamffly returned last week from an vacation trip Among the places visited were the latter place at which they visited relatives where the nations was New York litnoludtng Central Radio Cortey up the coast of Maine to Canada and then a trip Niagara from where they began the homeward NOTICE City Clerks offlilce will be closed from August 16 to August 23 for va 232 ATTEND DISTRICT CAMP QUEST Department presided all sessions and at the at Sevenfooter At Ed Gleln has con both PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN Ray Barber was hostess to the Presbyterian Womens Associ ation on Wednesday afternoon with 18 members 12 guests in attend Geo Blake gave devo tions and the lessonsi on the Book of and Christ Calls Us were by deal amid in charge of the word contest with prizes Wateoni and The Algona Dflstrilct Camp which is the church camp for Inter mediates of the Algana District of the Methodist Church is meetinlg Aug ust 27 at the Methodist Camp on Wesit Those Who are at tending from West Bend are as fol lows Lois Dorothy Thomp Marvella Joyce David Aaron Anlikeiv Virginia Janet Janet Larry Peggy Pertl and Judy The adult counselors from WestBend are Archie Ben Anliker and Harold Mary Tabor and Harold Olson are on the staff of teachers for the Childrens Pictures by Woltz Studio Council Proceedings July 1954 The Town Council met in the Town Oteoin in the CouncUmen present ori roll call absent This imeelffing called to hear property own ers for or against proposed bud get as was advertised in the Journal on the 15th of There were no so Wilson moved that the Budget be adopted asit was estimat seconded by The Mayor ut the motion and on roll call Nays motion Motion made and seconded to dis continue the U turn on the Intersec tion of Broadway and 3rd motion Motion to order No Parking nd have them installed on East side f Broadway Luella Street to outh Motion Motijon to adjourn Hansert Clerk Top row Left to old son of and Wayne Rodman 3years andl chaldron oj and Second row Pamela 2years ant children of and Edwin Rodman 2year old daughter of and Ray Third row 13years and children of and Julius Harms daughter of and Fourth row daughter at and Wayne Perkins Rod maul Michael son of anld Fred Traub Bottom row 2 daughter olj arid Jop Rodman 17monthsi ot and Clarence Rodman SUFFERS BROKEN COLLAR BONE IN PALL Nancy 10 daughter of Hie Eldon Zachmana suffered1 a bro ken collar bone iin a fall from her bicycle on Saturday July 24 and was a patiemt until thfa Saturday at Mercy Hospital in Fort She is now at home recuperating but will confined to bed for several On Fiiilday Cupldn and child ren and the Misses Lynne Pegey Peril and Mary Jo Mikes vls ited at the A Fitting Tribute To Dobberstein Following is the special tribute to Dobberstefih given on the Broadcast It Seems To Me by Ed over Dodgfe July Father Dobberstein is Since 12 the little priest whose parish was West Bend had spetnlt most of his a king hours buiJding a grotto to the lassed His flfeure was bent 1th hlis cassock bore the marks Ms hands were knarled and rough and stout as the stones e worked As the grotto grew tifler his slowly almost ihiper if you watched from day to word of it spread throughout he Visitors came from verywhere to see and admire the ork of the little priest whose work as never Chapel and lamber and dome and cover d the grotto grew like a coral And from all over the world ame the rocks and crystals ather Dobberstein broke wfitli hia lammer and chisel to fashion tor the intricate patterns and rosettes of his and pBHairs and So many people came that West Augrust 1954 The Town Council held a meeting ito the Town Hall at 4 oclock with Mayor Olson in the CouncSlmen present on roll call Ab ent This being the day set tor hearing and The Sealed Bids were opened and read and certi fed checks noted to cover After which the council adjourned until at which time the Council Re conviened ainld the low bids were tak en up and1 the Storm Sewer contract to Schram ifor and the Curb and Gutter to Jackson Construction Em imetsburg at The fplowing BUls were allowed amd Social Sales and Use Witholdtog Tax Bonds and 6011 Pay Roll Refund on Bxtra Postage Welding Telephone Misc Dogging and Laying tile Water Tests Repairs Water Recording Fuel Light Supp Electric Plant i Motion to adjourn Hanse V Clerk iromen of the parish made special rrangements for feedling At little stand nearby you could buy uveniotfs of the grotto or a small istory of it or colored poist ut it became a commercial There was need for money nd contrlibutors were welcome but lere was no There must have been many diffi ult Imagine those first yoars hen young and unknown he started rath nothing but a his two nnds and a stone hammer and a But his life was titwith de Wlilth a of spiritual lory and with unswerving sdngle ess of he chisled and ham mered and When fame and came to he still was modest and He was a umble man and wanted nothing for iSmself When a doctor of his ac uaintance dlifd a beautiful Toby jug f hfe which might have been old very proflitably at the little stand ear he he anted no publicity for Father Dob The grotto will not be the same vftthout even though the work goes Built as a shrine of the Jlessed it must also ever re main a great monument to the life bng devotion of the modest little whose sweet and holy dream t even though he willed it other And it all started from nothing bu a That phrase borrowed from he world of baseball and football anc he prize ring is perhaps the greatcs understatement of all Wha greater armament could a man asl br than a a crystal cleai weWng up in his heart of a hope and desire for divine assistance in lh achievement of some good or hones br noble On dreams and on untiring effort and selfless devotion men who are only mortal have created in stone and fln dn muste and in song a vision of Father Dobberstein is dead but his Jensen Turicchi Given onarrilage by her father Margy Ann daughter of and Andrew became the bridte of Carl son of and Carl Turiechl of at oclock Sunday August 1st at First Methodist Church West Donald Samuelson of Kanawha performed he double ring assisted by Harold pastor of the Baskets of gladioli and candelabra derorated the Preceding the ceremony John Bell played nuptial music and accom xmded Mfe Babara Jensen of George owa as she sang Ave Maria nnd The Lords Margy Ami entered on the arm of her father to the strains of Lohen grins Wedding She wore floorlength gown of imported chan itilly nylon tulle and over white whtifch was designed and imade by bride Lace scallops decorated bouffant pleat ed tulle skirt which extended into a chapellength A contour crowrt of stephanotis held her veil of sheer est silk illusion fin She carriedi a lace made by her grand mother and a cascade angel dream bouquet of stephanotis centered with white Her only jewelry was a xiple strand of a gift from he Mendelssohns Wedding March ser ved as a Mathew Zteringer of Chic 0j was matron of She wore a styled identtcal to the of blue nylon net over Her headpiece was a bandeau OH matching net and she carried a para sol of itaffeta and filled with sweetpeas and baby Janet Rittgers of West Carol Zinser of Eagle Grove and Suzanne Furrbn of served as WITH THE MEN IN SERVICE MarvSn Struecker US55390802 C 47th Armored Infnnitry Battalion C C B 5th Armored Division Camp Arkansas A3c and Adrian Metzgcr 1400 9 Wtifchiiita Texas Al BrSeholz and Earl Cooksey entertained ait a farewell party Saturday eventing for their Ben who left on July for ithe armed Guests in attendance from and West Also Edna Betts and Ada Schoofs of who were house guests of and Loufts Krug arrived August for a weeks visit with home He has been transferred from Key Florida to Ports New He will leave for Italy 1 Ac Earl Krug was home a few days enroute from a transfer to Hon His new address will Ac Earl Krug 17400395 3305th PLT Class 55s Box 49G Texas BAY VIEW CLUB Marion Johnson entertained the Bay View dub on Tuesday after Roll call was answered by giving a selected The ladies played Bingo with prize won by Walt Ewy was a guest and assisted her mother yeUowaiid aqua to the jowrii of the Candle Gayle and Marlys Bordeleau of Great wore indenaal gowns of rose and Mathew Zierthger of Chicago was best Ushers were Roger brother of the Philip Ballard of West Bend and Kenneth Jensen of All the men wore summer Both mothers dresses of navy alue with matching accessories1 and wore corsages of pale pink Following the Ceremony a recep tion for the guests was held in the whiten was decorated in pastel shades of blue and of the bnMes Miss Virginia Jacobs of Iowa was in charge of the guest The reception table was in with white candles enldircled with smiiax and with piilnk bows nnd a 4 tiered white wedding cake topped with a rose and tiny rosebuds and en circled with adorning tho Turfcchl graduated from tho West Bend High School and Stephens College in Missouri and will be a sen ior at the of Houston this The a graduate Sehreiner Military Institute and University of Missouri Ite manager of Coastal iiX The bride chose a traveling cos tume of navy blue organza accented wfilh white and a white rose corsaga detached from the bridal Following a wedding the Turicchis wall make their home in Guests in attendance at the wed ding and reception for and Carl were from Al Eagle Graet Arnolds Grand Bradgate and Out of state guests were from Chi Great THANK YOU 1 The Drama Club wishes to take this opportunity to thank all those who so graciously gave their time and energy toward maWhg our Crildrens Theater a success this We would also at this to that the proceeds from this project have been put into a reserve fund which we hope to contribute toward a Municipal Swimming Pool for West Bend in the near spirit Mves on His tout Unfinished grotto marks the spot where hlis daearn became a poem in In that other blessed world may Ms handls and hlis hammer find stones and crystals for even nobler HOUSE GUEST OF THE GIVENS RETURN HOME Guest of and Frank Givens this past week has been Miss Martha Ann Gans who has been serving in the finance of the Government in Ger many for the past 7 Misa a Bryn Mowr graduate is just concluding a trip around this trip was a gift from the govern She came to West Bend for a visit and to join her Glen Gans of who has been spending the past several months with her aunt and and Another daughter of Mfes Juamita Gans is ffttll din the government service in Gans and Miss Martha Gang left on Sunday evening for their home in Also guests of GiVena this past week were his nffiece and and Croak of Croak is be ing sent to Germany for 2 Will fflndlsh up 30 years service in the Army for He and hiswife left here Sunday and BAND CONCERT SEASON CLOSED and Don Murlock are the proud parents of a 7 1 boy born Thursday July 29 at the Emmetsburg He has been itemed Don The last band concert of the season was Wednesday The stores in West Bend were open during the season on Wednesday Starting next Wednesday evening1 there will be a general clos ing of stores each Wednesday even ing until the next concert BIRTHDAY PARTY UiJttle Duane Nttccum was the hon guest at a party on his birthday on The little folks who helped him celebrate were Nancy Tana and Ricky Evelyn Amnb and Dorothy RSteky and Shirley The childrens mothers were also Duane received many nice gifts and his mother served birthday tee cream and cool drinks to the
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