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Williamsburg Journal-Tribune (Newspaper) - May 29, 1919, Williamsburg, Iowa VOLUME IOWA MAY 8 1 COMMUNITY CLUB MEETINGJUESDAY of Will Be Present and Talk on Im portant The regular meeting of the Com munity Club will be held next Tues day evening at the usual at eight city solicitor for will be present and address the members on important members of the to the ceme Hunt is exceptionally well in STORES CLOSED ON DECORATION DAY All the stores in Williamsburg will remain closed all day on May on account of the Decoration Day DECORATION DAY The children arc expected to be at the High School at with where autos will be in ness to take and formed on community work and every member of the Club should be pre Light refreshments will be served at the close of the ELMER FAMILY There was a family gathering Sun day at the Jones home on Rural that was of more than passing since it represented four generations of the Jones with Jones in the roles of grandparent and great grand and Jenkins and family came down from Cedar Rapids to the Commencement exer cises and the family gathering was suggested by their The meeting was at the home of and and those present j were and Luther Jones and and Tal and and Jenkins and Catharine Jenkins and The dinner prepared by Jones was one that honored the oc and the day was one of rarest Jones was proud and lhappy over the and rightly marked it as a unique distinction to be present with his five twelve grand children and four great May the family enjoy many more like CROOK Mrs Crook died Sunday at her home in She had been ail ing for the past two or three and herdeath was not The body was taken to Mystic it was interred in the old home a woman of middle age an dhad resided in Williamsburg Afternoon program at the High School Auditorium will commence at Music By the Band Invocation Pin Wheel Drill 1st Miss a Story of the b Patriotic 2nd Miss a b Song to the 3rd Miss The American Russell Gardner 4th Miss Short Address Rex Flag March and Drill 5th Miss 6th Miss Gettysburg Monte Edwards 7th Miss Pauline Wilson An Incident of the 8th Miss Pantomine Miss Williams Band Benediction Schillerstrom Soldiers and sailors are urgently re quested to join with the and both for the decorating of the graves in the morning and for the afternoon soldiers and sailors and members of will meet at 1 at off and on for many She was will be a splendid a woman of ex cellent character and real refinement FLAG The raising of the flag on the new Victory Pole will take place at nine oclock in the This is a mps1 appropriate time for the dedication of the new and a short program has been arranged The band wil play the patriotic a choir render a few and a shor address will given by Father After the flag the public i requested to accompany C the cemeteries where the We want the accounts of worth MEMORIAL SERVICES ROBERT and the sorrow over her death is genyoung men and we are willing to as and to the bereaved husband is sist them in getting a start m extended the sincerest 37tf LONG MOTOR TRIP John Blythe and Allyn Evans on Trip to Pacific John Blythe and Allyn Evans left Monday morning on a Ford motor trip that will take them to the Pacific The boys had been planning this trip for many weeks and the new car was well provided with cots and cooking They will make the journey as their fancy may and they intend to earn some money along the route by ac cepting occasional work in the har vest Southern California is their first and their plan is to return via Washington and Mon It will make the boys a most de lightful and will furnish them with a valuable insight to the possibi lities of the developing western coun Bright both of and the trip will be as a fine whetstone to their keen MEMORIAL Memorial Services will be held for the deceased members on the second Sunday in and all members are requested to meet at the hall on Sat urday ED FAREWELL SERMON Great Audience Listens to Tipton Sunday Mr A magnificent audience assembled Sunday evening at the Congregation al church to hear the farewell scr Ition of the the Robert who has accepted a call to a church in Belle The building was packed to its and ad herents of every religious faith in the community were present in large The scripture reading was by of the church and the benediction was by of the Presbyterian The Congregational under the direction of David Wil rendered a fine musical pro The sermon was preached from a composite with Love One An other the chief In the de velopment the speaker made many a strong and telling point and his sin cere and earnest plea for a deeper and more sincere Christian fellowship among the various Chris tian bodies was as anything ever heard in Throughout the entire sermon the Better Service To You We dont want you to think of the Williamsburg Savings Bank just as a place to deposit your althougli of course we are glad to have you keep as large a balance with us as is It is our desire to render our patrons every service and accommodation that can reasonably be expected Of n i The Burroughs Bookkeeping Machines which we make it us to give you better than ever before in the handling of your By the machine your account is kept in balance all the as sometimes you want a statement of your balance in a we can give it to including todays checks and in less than five A neatly printed statement made out on the Burroughs goes to each depositor every month The statement shows all checks and deposits and gives the balance of youi account to taking the place of the tedious and unsatisfactory plan of in and balancing pass The machine affords absolute protection against errors in figure It cant make a You can always be sure that your machinefigured balance 18 ThTincreased accuracy and protection of this mechanical bookkeeping added to our thorough knowledge of consistent banking and business make it possible for us to offer you ah improved service that is equal to that furnished by the countrys most progressive Come in and see the Bookkeeping machine at Williamsburg Savings Bank NORTHEAST CORNER PUBLIC SQUARE Speaker was at his and the comments on his discourse were gen eral expressions of his worth and influence to the communtiy in whicli he labored for seven This community will miss Xobert and miss him PROGRESS CLUB The Progress Club Sbcial held on Tuesday evening at South Six cars carried the members and and a delightful supper was served in the hotel so well known under the management of and ThirtyJhree enjoyed he supper and the evening visit hrough the famous colony and all were one in the claim that this was the best social in the history of the old Leasure was head of the social committee to her gooll manage ment much of its success is PRIMARY SCHOOL Miss Grace supervisor of primary Cedar widely known for both her Beacon and other primary will conduct a Beacon school for one week be ginning July 14th at Drake Univer sity also for one week beginning July 21st at DCS Moines Write to Drake University or Des Moines College for full partuculars regarding the VICTORY POLK The Memorial services were held Sunday afternoon the Congrega tional The was rep resented by three John and a mere remnant of that gallant band who went forth in the early CDs to battle for the preservation of the The Corps was and a special choir from the various churches furnished the The scriptural reading was by The sermon was preached by the Robert Tipton and a splendid effort it a glowing tribute to the merit and worth of the soldiers and sailors of and It was his and stood as a mas terly plea for patriotism born of sac rifice and He besought his hearers to be men and women pos sessed of faith and and to have that wholesome respect for the thing that stands between us and utter LANDAGROVES Pretty Wedding in York The marriage of Ross Lamia and Miss Ethel Groves wns solemniz ed Wednesday evening at eight oclock at the home of the brides Mary in York The ceremony was performed by the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church witnessed by a goodly number of relatives and in vited The bride was exquisitely gownee in blue georgette and witi bead and she carried t bouquet of pink She was at tended by her Miss Opal Lewis while the office of best man was fillet by Hurry brother of the Miss Catharine of Wil rendered the wedding The bride and groom and atten dants took their places beneath an arch of ferns and floral presenting a picture of beauty re flective of the happy nuptial The wedding supper followed the ceremony and the bestowal of good wishes and and the elaborate menu was served in The bride is a native of York town ship and was reared on the old homestead upon which she has al ways resided a charming young woman she one widely known and admired for the many graces of mind and heart she is known to and that she will bring happiness to her home there is no room for The groom is a splendid young man of excellent parts and qualities he is a native of Norway and has resided in this community for eight He is of a studious and industrious and has already furnish ed abundant testimony of his charac ter and real and Landa will reside on the Rutherford and to the happy young couple is extended the wish that all their corning years may be rich in lifes choicest bless CHURCH A PEACHLIKE COMPLEXION Makes an attractive Not every one can have the velvety bloom of youth without the application of a good FLETCHERS FACE POWDER has been made and sold by us for over thirty It has properties that make it beneficial to the No harm can come from its continued A dainty powder delicately Money back if not Nough FLETCHERS DRUG STORE West Side IOWA The Prestige of A Check is seldom appreciated by those without a checking It silently demon strates business systematic and individualizes the A check demonstrates this institution does it indicates the confidence of a strong bank that is valuable in many Arrange to open a checking account here and prove the value of these FARMERS SAVINGS BANK West Side WilUamsburK Kiects NinetyFoot Flag The old Hag stuff on the high school building never pivo that degree of a stall should so the Community Club took action matter and through Ed a nincjtyfoot steel pole tUo bust pattern or Gittlns erected the polo anil the tiling Is firmly set In a great innss of ro Inforceil The polo Is on the corner of the school and the town and school are now in shape to hoist Old Glory on any MASONIC LODGE Regular meeting of Stel lapolis 891 will be held at Masonic Hall on the Fint Tuesday of each Members and visiting members urged to Williamsburg holds iti regular meetings on the second Friday of each month at 730 at the Masonic HARRIET The Farmers Savings Bank is pre pared to buy United States Govern ment Liberty Loan Ponds of all at current market Congregational Folks in Function in Honor of and The members of the Congregation al Church held a reception Monday evening in the church in honor of and who will soon be leaving for their now homo v Belle The church contained the entire and a splendid program was this included vocal readings and Short talks were made by Lortz and Edward Git Tipton was presented with a goodly purse of repre senting the esteem and appreciation in which he has been hold by his peo There was a distinct note of sadness prsent in tho great and it goes without saying that the termination of the pleasant and help ful relationship that held so long be tween pastor and people occasions deepest Ice cream and cake were served at the close of the CONGREGATIONAL MISSIONARY The monthly meeting of the Con gregational Missionary Society will be held at the church on June at The following program under the leadership of Jones will be History of Congregationalism con The Salem Cy Jonathan Miss Ella The old blue Miss Current Missionary Ed Special PHIL FROM To all my Friends and Neighbors The voluntary aid you tendered so on account of the serious mis hap with which I was certainly and mellowed my heart with feelings of gratuitude to all the good friends and neighbors who con M I am beginning to feel like myself and your great kindness will not be 8oon forgottery m AID FOR IOWAS Harding in Appeal for May County Council of Dear When in New York City for the purpose of extending a welcome to the 108th Iowas Old rd Infantry National it wns my Fo visit aomo of the largest hospitals and talk with a great many the usual and expended under his direc Assuring you of my appreciation of the substantial response I know you will give this I Cordially METHODIST Prayer Thursday evening at 8 Choir Practice Friday evening at Iowa boys who are under iiid I was impressed with the great iced of properly caving for those joys and also caring for the Iowa joys who are returning almost every day and who are obliged to remain in New York or at some of the camps n and near tho city until such time is thny are sent to other camps for House File Acts of the 98th General which ippropriated to aid Iowas Sailors and Marines IB so worded that only those who are in hospitals or those who arc stranded in New York City receive any benefit therefrom the boy awaiting dis charge or transfer can under the provisions of the participate m uny of this It was my pleasure to spend consi deable time with Judge Jerry Sul President of tho Iowa Society of New and to observe person ally tho great work this society is doing for the Iowa They provide a place for the boys to come and meet other read their homo write and also see that they have clean entertainment and a place to sleep and eat while in the city on This all takes nnd what funds they had are I believe this work is worthy of tho support of every Iowa and to that end I am calling upon you to enlist tho services of the township and pre cinct members of your Council of De fense in raising which is the amount I am asking each county to This money will be expend ed by the Iowa Society of New York for the purpbse indicated This is the last call I will make on you and your and I sincerely hope and expect you to re spond in this emergency in the same spirit you have in the I desire money be raised as as possible and sent to Louis Adjutant General of Iowa to be transmitted by him to New Sunday School at Morning Worship at Sermon on the Conquest of Devotional Hour at Evening Services at 8 Where The Missionary Society will meet on Juno 5th at in tho MeCsllistsr is he leader of the meeting Ilex levotional Election of offi cers will be held and a big attendence Last Sunday tho Methodist church its quota for the Centenary to be paid in five annual While still paying for he erection of the new it jespeaks only for the spirit of coop willingness and loyalty of y the church people which has rallied to meet the call of the World We fell very grateful to every one who has enabled us to our part in the noble CONGREGATIONAL A Sunday j i of will preach for us both morn ing and Prayer Thursday evening at 8 A good attendence is All are welcome to these PRESBYTERIAN Sunday Come help make our attendance one hundred fifty Preaching service Moral Evennig service 8 Fashioned by Our Midweek service of General at The work meetin June 5th at the the of
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