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   Williamsburg Shopper (Newspaper) - September 28, 1939, Williamsburg, Iowa                                The Williamsburg Shopper O WILLIAMSBURGS HOME OWNED NEWSPAPER THP T THE LARGEST CIRCULATION NEWSPAP ER IN IOWA MEETING SCHEDULED October 3 is the date when the largest meeting of agricultural plan ning in Iowa County will be held in the auditorium of the grade school building in beginning at 10 Actively represented in this meet the general supervision of the county farm will be the conservation associ the farm security admisistra SmithHughes county board of the co operative agricultural committees of business and profes sional The objective of the meeting is to look as far int6 the agricultural future as is to permit each group to relate to the other group its specific problems in and finally to formulate an agricult ural program as cooperative and as inclusive of all angles to the prob lem as can be EDWARD 38 DEES 21 Edward residing on a farm southwest of Marengo passed away on Thursday 21 and his death filled his home community with deep The funeral services were held Saturday morning in Patricks church in Marengo with the Rev Carroll the celebrant of the Requiem The interment was in the cemetery at Genoa The deceased was born near Vic the1 son of and Sheda the father preceded the son in and the Emma resides in Eight years ago he united in marriage with Miss Glova daughter of and George and to this union were born four two nie and and two Rita and Mae Besides two sisters also survive Blanche Gensley of and Marie Moser of Des The deceased was well known in the old home community he was a unassuming and and his passing tinged the community with deep To the bereaved family and near the sincerest condolences are MISS EMILY SHEPTON PIES IN DES MOINES Miss Emily a native of Hilton and for several years of during the period in which she had charge of the Glaus Gode died Sat urday m her home in Des where she passed away from an at tack of cerebral hemmorrhage in her 80th Through all the years she resided in Des she had as her boon companion her niece Miss Margaret a well known teacher in the Des Moines public The body was brought to and the funeral services were held at 2 Tuesday in the Fesler with the Hladky The interment was in the family lot in the ceme The pallbearers were Charles Earl Orrin Robert Lew and The survivors are two Elizabeth and Charles Shipton was born in Hilton a daughter of and John and her schooling was furnished by the Webster School in and the Marengo high An older sister was the wife of Glaus and when she passed leaving two the youngest but little more than an the faithful sister at once took charge of the Gode home and became a mother to the motherless rearing them to their ma The elder of the children passed away in the bloom of her young and the younger remained with her a comfort through all her furn ishing an example of more than filial During the major portion of the period in which the Gode family resided in Miss Ship ton was our nearest and when we rate her as one of the finest characters we ever the rating was justly Sincerest condolences to the be reaved relatives for the loss that leaves a lonesome place against the 28 1939 52 FRED SCHLESSELMAN ON UNIVERSITY STAFF Fred recently granted his degree from the Univer sity of is now on the Drake Des as a teacher in the department of Fred Schlesselman is a brother of Henry Meyer and P Schlesselman of the youngest of the Schlesselman family so well known in Lincoln Schlesselman was united in marriage weeks ago to a Miss Grieler of and the Iowa county friends of and Schlesselman extend best sincerest and JUNIOR CLUB MEETS 2 The Junior Federated Club will meet Monday evening 2 in tne town Several new members wui be initiated at the The program is as follows The Charm of OutofDoors Margaret Chandler Roll My Favorite Tree and Wini fred Newcomb Melba ODonnell Emma Benuce Frances Erwin Florence Bring your Gwendolyn Margaret Preston spent Wednesday Verncn where they visited with their daugn student at Cornell Col BERT HANSON IN MILLER HOSPITAL Bert Hanson became a patient in the Miller Hospital last he is suffering from some irregularity of the but the report from the family is in his NEW CENTURY CLUB MEETS 28 for the New Century Club members will be on September 28th This will be the first meeting of the club after the summer A one Sock aUtumn luncheon will be held at the Stake held TO A BUYEB Buyer Looks at Shoes and Sapt in salesman will exhibit up Department AND HARRIS ENTERTAIN RELATIVES and Harris were hostesses Saturday to an imposing gathering of the Harris The original nucleus of the Harris clan in Iowa had its home in Montezuma in the person of Harris the father of our Har who came over to Williamsburg to engage in the grain business about the time that the Ottumwa branch of the old touched at WiUiamsburg and is with us the oldest man in continuous business in still as active as the The Harris line came to Iowa from old Cape in the person of the Harris above and he resided here with his sturdy off and on for a num ber of Grinnell was early the benefic iary of the old Harris line that was easily the best and cleanest line that ever came to We re member the old Captain Harris of Cape Cod on his frequent visits to and can yet remem ber a portion of the frequent stories he unwound to us about his thrilling experiences as a sailor of the seven All this as an abbreviated epitome of the entrance of the Harris line to where even until now the name Harris is a name with which to Every once in a while a gathering of the Harris clan comes to Wil and last Saturday the old town was honored by such a gather Harris at once became the head of the group and guided it to the Lower South Amana Hotel where was served one of those din ners for which this old hostelry is widely and justly After the the visitors enjoyed the drive to and through the seven Col onies of the Amana after which they returned to the Harris home in Williamsburg where the afternoon was enjoyed to the fullest and several of the Down East members promised that they will gather up a group of the Cape Cod Harrises guide themem bers thereof to Williamsburg and for another round through the Amana easily the most in as well as the oldest and most widely known settlement in The list here Saturday runs in this order and Mayo Harris and Herman of Grinnell and Worst of Cedar Rapids John McDonald and Jean of Montezuma and Van Patricia and Junior of New York City Reed of Texas and Harris and their Mary Charlotte all of Wil FATHER SON BANQUET THURSDAY EVENING The Father and Son Banquet will be held at the Presbyterian Church on Thursday evening be ginning at 630 Fred Blythe will fill the pos ition of toast and the pro gram is as follows Fred Blythe Response from Claypool Response for Albert Wal lace L Clitheroe Boys Oren Keith Karl and Bobby Yoder Group Running The relationship between Father and Son is so so filled with possibilities of marvelous that every father and every son should be Right here is the med ium through which many vexing problems may be easily So turn and aid in the general betterment of p m add a TUT v Bricker will is invited Thursday 3 Montgomery spent from da wedding anniver 4nnden a VJOIUCII TTofirPV tended Hey NO CHANGE IN IMMANUELS PASTORATE For the past several there was a proposition for a change of involving and the church at The matter was but the matter was adjusted by letting the matter to use a lawyers in statu which in the language of York means as Which means again that the and Bostelmann and family will remain with This is pleasing news to the good people of as well as to the people in all the surrounding So we are all happy down TROOP 3 GIRL SCOUTS ELECT OFFICERS Troop Three of the local Girl Scouts met Monday afternoon in the high school for their regular meet The business meeting included the election of Joan Julia Matheson and Shirley Howe were taken in as now Miss Cleo Smith and Miss Jean Meyer will be the leaders for the coming The officers elected Mary Charlotte Harris Jacquline Engle bert Dorothy Griffin Shirley Howe Press Correspondent Joan Members of troop 3 are as follows Betty Dorothy Thelma Donna Mary Gloria Delores Joan Julia Jacquelin Mary Charlotte Mary Shirley and Helen Mary Joe Gat Elizabeth Mary Ernestine and Hel en FARM BUREAU CHECKS RECEIVED TUESDAY There was a liberal inflow of Benefit checks received in Williamsburg at the Soils Con servation office of which Roy Denzler is On 297 On 66 totaling A total of A snug little sum for a single THINGS DO HAPPEN One of G Winds well accepted threeact plays will be presented by the Senior and Junior Walther Leag ues of Immanuel Lutheran congre The performance will take place in the auditorium of the Immanuel Lutheran Thursday and Fri day October 5th and 6th beginning at the writer of Pity the the play which was presented last year by the Leaguers and which was well has done a very good job in writing of the comedy Things do The cast selected by the play com mittee is working hard to give it in York The York Walter League Band will assist in entertaining the audi ence before theraising of the cur tain and during the short intermis sions between The regular admission price of 10 and 25 cents for children and adults will make it possible many to attend these perform ances for one night or both The story of the play and the names of the members included in the cast will appear in the next is sue of your TO LEAVE ON EXTENDED TRD and Marvin McLaran of Cedar Rapids spent Tuesday even ing at the parental Jones home and will leave Friday morning on a trip that will reveal thousands of leagues of geography New Georgia up thrquga the It will make a classic   

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