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Williamsburg Shopper (Newspaper) - October 5, 1939, Williamsburg, Iowa ir i WILLIAMSPURGS HOME OWNED THE LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY NEWSPAPER IN IOWA VOLTrV Official County and City Newspaper OCTOBER 1939 1 The Shopper Enters On Volume The first issue of The Williams burg carried the date of October The1 for this week is marked and the initial number is 1 this means that The Shopper is en tering on its Fourth The custom prevails among pub lishers that a becoming comment marks every annual change in the Number of the The publishers of The Shopper approach this requirement with a feeling of pronounced satisfaction Three years ago The Williamsburg Shopper became an entirely new venture in Iowa county At the of itslsecond year it was legally accredited with hav ing the second largest paid subscrip tion list in the thereby plac ing it second in the list in the con test for its rating as one of the three official papers in Iowa Almost it attained the lead as an advertising medium in the the leading busi ness houses in Williamslburg were at once catering to patiroris entirely new to the several This ad vantage is stronger today than and every week adds its quota of new traders to the old towns busi All this has been acquired by ad hering to well known business prin ciples The lowest subscription price of any publication in the a complete covering of news features in every and an editorial section and Farm Bureau activities that are eagerly looked The Shopper is surely well pleased with the support it and is happy in the belief that the support received and the support merited are on a well balanced But the credit for the growth of The Shopper from a humble begin ning to the most widely read news paper in Iowa County is given to the good people of this and surrounding territory for their both in advertising and subscription patron And to these good people the publishers and editor desire to ex tend their heartfelt thanksand hope that in the coming years we may continue to merit your good We thank Older Boys and Girls Conference at The Iowa Boys and Girls Conference will meet this Henry Iburg Dies From Stray Bulle Henry resident of Wil father of eight children working at his trade of carpenter died in the Hospital Sundaj etffect of a straj bullet fired from a 22 calibre rifl from the porch of the home occupied by Dick the father of Wil bert Walter who fired the The incident took place between 12 and one oclock Sunday Iburg had been out for a walk down the railroad south from the and was returning to with a neigh boring boy was on the porch of the Walter is perhaps 20 rods west from the rail Border ing the rail is a dense mane of high sufficiently high to obstruct the view of any person walking up the rail line or by any 6ne on the porch of the Walter home The shot was not fired at a specific but it hit Iburg in the penetrating the someone saw the victim of the shot fall on the track and upon reaching him he bleeding from the and from an abrasion on the year in the Christian North October This is an all day session commenc ing with the registration at and adjourning at 8 The Program theme is Christian worship discussions addresses and banquet talks be in keeping with this A cafeteria luncheon will be serv ed at the Methodist church at noon and a banquet at the Christian church at 6 the CHICKEN DINNER Jadies of the Congregational church of Williamsburg will serve chicken dinner Thurs 12 beginning at PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLASS Womens Education class October 9 The doctors were called and gave first treatment toward stopping the flow of and upon the arrival of tha ambulance from Marengo the injured man was hurried to the Hospital in Iowa City where he passed away in the Sheriff Engelbert was called to the likewise the county at The scene of the accident was carefully gone and the re sult was that no blame be attached to the boy who fired the in thevictim expressed the wish that no blame be placed on Wilbert Walter The body iwas brought to the be reiaved home in and the funeral service was conducted on short service in the home followed by the regiilar service at oclock in Pauls Evangelical Lutheran with the Jpeckel A large gathering of sympathising and neighbors fill ed the church on every hand were heard expressions of sympathy for the bereaved family of father less The interment was in the Pauls Lutheran cemetery at Wil The pallbearers were John Carl Albert George and John Iburg son late Henry was born on the old Iburg homestead in Troy township on June He was educated in Imnianueds and was confirmed in the Lutheran faith on March On June he was united in marriage to Malinda arid for several years the home was made Valuable History of Immanuel Schoo The Golden Jubilee of Immanuels School revived a large and whole some interest in the community to the betterment of which this gooc school has contributed a most com mendable And what will go down the years as a faithful insight to the firs half century of Immanuels schooL is the excellent covering in the work compended by The Alb Bos the talented pastor of Im manuel The with the aid of his teacher contributors covered the historical feature of the school in an excellently well pre pared recital that filled 24 8y2xl2 pages of clearly mimeographed rec fully as interesting a bit of local history as we have scanned in many a The work was bound by The Shopper and as awork of accurate reference it at once estab lishes the undertaking as a work of reference of more than ordinary Old Johns church and Day school iwere splendidly covered as a record of the 75 years of the Mother of Iowa county Lutheran with the 50 year history of Immanuel makes a com pilation of real value that will increase with The Shopper extends merited congratulations for this contribution to Iowa countys CENTURY CLUB BEGINS NEW SEASON Following the usual summer in ermission the members of the New Century Club opened their regular series of meetings for the coming winter on Luncheon was served at 1 oclock the dining room of the Stake seasonal flowers iwere used or decorating the long The Reassembling Day program ollowed Roll Vacation Reminiscences old songs Welcome by the Past Gaffney Response by New Hughes Highlights of the1 Goodbye of Presenting the Miss Imma Cynthia Ann Dies at Cynthia Ann one f the pioneer women of North Eng died at the home of her daugh Ernest one mile vest of North on Thursday fternoon at about She had been edfast only about a altho her A New Shift On The Sealed Corn A shift in closing the credit the manner of deals on corn on one of the Dane farms in York health had not been the best for gram 7f 2 in a pro is welcome tume M ang pr are a a le Palpation and S0ft Ralph Beit choice of fini In 1919 he purchased a home in Wil liamsburg and from this time on he followed the calling of a carpenter His Wife away on February Eight children were born to and one died in infancy and those surviving are now Fred Wille and One grandson Hichard Surviving also are Her Otto and and one Mrs Kleiri Henry Iburg was a good and his care and direction of his young family remain as a tribute to his virtue as a husband and He was a family provider of the first was strictly and if he had his failings they were more than counterbalanced by his vir and the community extends to the bereaved the fullest measure of merited I BAKE SALE The Ladies of Marys church wijl hold sale at the Iowa sft as new I Electric office Saturday October 7th was rated as low at fl Your nat wa quality wrs ut Commencing at 9 Your pat roriage some Sweet lost her sight several years ago and has been de votedly cared for by her She was born August near the daughter of the and Catharine Ryan She came1 to Iowa when a small child and the family settled near She was one of a f amilyof eleven On she was married to Eh Sweet was a Civil war veteran who served with flth Iowa Four children were to this three of whom preceeded her in Sweet died November x Sweet is survived by her and three Bremer of North the Harold Bremer of and Vane Sweet of South also by one brother Friend ofNDes who arrived Friday exupeeting to visit with Hecame here from where another ter had died on August Funeral services were held Saturday ait 2 oclock at conducted by Harp and Burial in Millersburg cem sealed by the farmers at 57 cents a bushel is now being extended thru out those sections in which very large percentage of the earn were placed under But when corn ruled on the mar ket much toelow the price at which it went under a new arrange ment was made by the Agricultur al department through the Commod ity Credit Corporation of Chicago which is now furnishing steel to all the market centers around which are cribbed under seal countless thousands of bushels sealed at the current sealing price of 57 cents a steel bins are rat and the department is entering into contracts with local parties who will handle these and the owners will deliver to these bins the corn already under the prior seal and the Commodity Credit Cor poration of Chicago will pay to the owners of the sealed stip ulated price under the prior sealing and deliver the releasd corn to the party or parties in charge of the steel bins provided by the Commod ity Credit Winborn of Williamsburg is he local agent fo rthe county culttural The steel bins are now being delivered here to Winborn who has leased vacant lots in the West Side and upon these the bins are now being placed The bins are of the capacity one housand and 2000 Winbom has his own his own and is he official agent of the County Committee for the Department of Agriculture on the one hand and the Commodity Corporation on the In other localities in Iowa county the committee works througs the following grain firms Yeisley Farmers Grain vLadora Grain Amana Conroy Gradn Lumber Con Wilder Grain Wade and Home Lumber tforth This plan has been approved as bsolutely sound in and is upported with the assurance that he surplus corn will never be far emoved from the immediate con This is the guaranty that this sur 3lus corn will not eventually fall into the giant grain dealers in the terminal with the legitimate consumers running the hazard of being pokertrimraed millions of With the millions bushels of surplus corn stored in steel bins in the vicinity in which itwas the farmers and feederswill have been furnished a of protec tion against exploitation for Which they have long beeri their fondest MILLERSBURG DISTRICT SUNDAY At Community Church 1939 Are the Light Fred Mil ler Convening of Classes Harp Erteld Young Mrsv John Intermediate and El mer Diggs Clarence Grimm Community Orchestra Service by Young People Basket Dinner and Praise Ser vice Service by Crusaders Special Report by ers
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