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Williamsburg Shopper (Newspaper) - October 12, 1939, Williamsburg, Iowa WILLIAMSBURGIS HOME OWNED THE LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY NEWSPAPER IN IOWA IV Official County and City Newspaper OCTOBER 1939 Paul Lekin Injured Sunday by Rifle Shot the 16year old of and James east of Par was accidentally shot Sunday His cousins were visiting him from and the boys wenlt down to the Tom Collins farm to shoot Paul took his 22 rifle with Arriving at the Paul was scaling a carrying the this slipped from accident ly discharging the bullet entered the right through the heavy and them entering the chest on its course lodged in the where it still Paul drove the car to his and was later hurried to the Miller Hospital in where first aid was He bled but little from either and the reports from title are on the side of A probability is that when the bullet entered the chest cavity it was in musclar tissues outside of the thus accounting for the slight bleeding and absence of an increase in Paul Lekini is a brother of Virgil Lekin of Des Moines who to gether with his hurried to the home near Daily reports are daily inspirations for hope of Bert Hanson is Home After a trying season of several weeks in the Miller Hospital Bert Hanson was discharged last and is mow putting on the finishing touches to his physical ailment at his And the and center of Buck Town are now yodeling paens of praise in honor of his re Bert was really and all are pleased with his SALT LAKE CITY QUESTS AT LEWIS HOME and Dyer of Salt Lake City arrived in Williamsburg last week for a short visit at the home of Dyers they were accompanied by Luella who spent the past several years with her daughters in the Mc Murray will remain inWilliamsburg for an extended and Dyer left the first of the week for a tour of the New England states before returning to Salt Lake NOTICE Regular meeting of itihe will be held Friday at There iwilT be balloting and Victor and Ox ford will be guests of the local Blease bring 2 small cup fork and NEVA BERTHA Secy Miss Home Demonstration Agent To fill tthe vacant position of Home Demonstration in Iowa county the farm bureau board of directors lias employed Phyllis Seymour is ivot unacquainted with the work she is to for she has served Mills and Fremont coun ties joinWy for two West Pot tawattamie a resigning from the latter position only abou nine months Iowa county will use two week of the agents time each 1 probable that eventually and arange ment can be made some other nearby county to ussTthe otiier half of an agents Seymour began her duties foere last Conduct of horn teas for all townships1 will beher first contacts with the womera o the Some of these will have been held before this reaches Tiie project subject this year ih Williamsburg Cross Country Champions Led by Williamsburgs ive men placed among first line men in the Class B division to riMhe class B Wil of Adel took first with a time of Fetzer was Keii was and Shannahao sixth for a grand total of 11 lowest core of the University High of Iowa last lyears was econd with and third with Although only three men are counted in the final five men make up a and the other two men from Mahan and came in eighth and To the victor go the so the Williamsburg team as a whole brought back a fine trophy signify ng their and and Shannahan each received medals rom the State University of Iowa or being the three winning In the class A division Clinton was the titlist and in Class C Mar tinsburg took the Wmsburg High School Basketball Underway Williamsburg High school basket oall practice started Monday eveu ing under the coaching of Francis Druny with twenty three reporting Material for a winning team looks promising with four veterans of years team and with a strong reserve coming up from the fresh men The first game being a mouth away gives Coach Drury ample time to find a winning FROM and Henry Roehrkasse and Roehrkasse and of arrived Monday for a visit with George Honoring their arrival they were dinner guests Tuesday at the home of George There is a pretty story in con nection with the visit of this Ed wardsviile Years ago when Heitshusen and her good hus band made a trip to their native and it was on the liner upon which they were ticketed from tiie port of New York that they fell in with the Roehrkasse family and the friendship that hac its beginning or inception on the German held firmly through all these The incident is filled with the very genius and clinging quality of friendship that is so iwel exemplified by the arrival of the Edwards making a trip of several hundred miles to renew the old ties were in spired in the heart of a North At lantic Sccmdridge Dies At Pilot Home Thomas son of James and Sarah Scandridge was born in Sumner Iowa on July 1876 and departed this life at his home in Pilot township at October 1939 attaining the age of 63 2 months and 18 Funeral services were held at the Ohio church Sunday afternoon at 2 October 8th in charge of who delivered a comforting message to itoe sorrow ing This World is Not my Home was sung by Russell Look ing this way by Art Lang and Wal lace and Good1 Night and Good Morning a trio by the three above On December Scand ridge was united in marriage to Miss Viola Sherwood of the mar riage was performed To this union was born one Roy of North He is surviv ed by Ms wife and son and two Also surviving are four WiH of James of Joe and Robert of Ladora tvro Jennie of La and Sadie Stark of Lake four sisters preceded him in Numerous nephews and nieces are also left to Six nephews were paHfoearers Bert and Earl Ralph and Orville and Lloyd Burial was in the Vic tor A very large number attended the The floral offerings were many and In the passing of Thomas Scand Ohio community lost a citi zen of the highest He was a native of Sumner coming from a family Uris noted for its most excellent qualities he spent all his years in vicinity of his and his departure touched every heart with deepest He was noted for his innate and as husband and father he led an ex emplary life to the and his good name will live him as long as memory retains her Sincerest condolences are extend ed to the bereaved 40th Wedding Anni versary Dinner and Albert Mews ob served the 40th anniverary of fcheir wedding at their by serving an elaborate 6 oclock dinner on Wednesday October and Mews have long beern a resident in this and the honoring the fortieth anniver sary of their while stirring many a memory of the original among the older it is at once the inspiration for hap piest and sincerest congratulations from the entire community group irt which and Mews and their excellent family are held in such high Those present to increase the honorOf the occasion were and Clarence and Florence and George and Jno Fred Kate and Joeckel and family and Kamprath arid family Maas and and and Lloyd Arthur Mews with Donald and Joan and Alber tMews Miss Lorena and Ferd of the Cub Pack Is Organized Community Club Meeting The regular meeting of the Com munity Chib will be held at the Stake hotel Monday Oct ober at Ail members are urged to BUTLER SITS IN WITH NATIONALS Butler returned from Chicago where he was in at tendance at the National meet of Mutual insurance The convention was attended by Iowa is now well up in the front in National Mutual insurance con cerns its first one was incorporated in today its national mutual interests are of real im Boys of Williamsburg of the ages of and eleven have a cub pack totaling in This pack came into existence last week when the boys presented them selves before the scout leader and volunteered to The cub pack has a program that does not cover scouting in any It has for its purpose among others of enflisting the interest of the boys in an organiz ation which binds them together and more closely unites1 to centers and Teachers Meeting at Marengo on Saturday A teachers meeting will foe held on October 14th at the Court house in Registration will be at oclock The principal feature of the meeting will be a demonstration lesson in the use of the ElspnGray Reader Series by Miss Jane Hortori of the Scott Fpresman Publishing Com Butler was a guest in the Stevens Hotel while in and he enjoyed the contact with the Mutual insurance mem CHICKEN DINNER Dont forget the chicken dinner at Congregational Thurs evening October TOLEDO AND TAMA VISITORS HERE SUNDAY James Jones of and and Jess Kauble and son Merlin of Tama were Sunday guests at the home of and James Jones is a sister of and Kauble is a daughter of James V v FAMILY GROUP SUNDAY AT ALBERT MAAS HOME and Albert Maas were pleased Saturday evening with the arrival of their son his wife and son and Dayton and son all of Right the in honor of the folks from instantly to entertain the entire fam ily at a dinner on A few telephone calls closed1 the and the following home members of the Maas line were here by early all pleased to meet the folks from The cafetera dinner wasserved in the Maas and guests to share in the feast were The visitors from Galena and Adolph with Hel and all of and Art and Janice of Albert with Har Lillian and of and August Maas with and Larena of Iowa town and Anton Warden with and La from It was a happy and the happiest pair in the gathering was and Albert proud of their children and the 22 grand latter as lively a group as ever romped on toe Maas John Died at Marengo Funeral services for John who died at ihis home in Ma rengo were held Sunday afternoon the Presbyterian church with the Hlidky Gould and his who died March celebrated their siaventyfdrst wedding anniversary April Gould was born in Fort February When he was 8 years old he came with his parents to Iowa 1867 he was married to Eliza after their marriage they purchased a farm southwest of on which the resided 46 In 1914 they moved to Gould is survived by nine children Eva Ameri can Idoho James Em Idaho Carrie Victor Mary Vdctor Cecil Nora jEfeie Albert auid and
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