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Williamsburg Shopper, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1944, Williamsburg, Iowa VWLLIAMSBURGS HOME OWNED NEWSPAPER CICULATION OF ANY NEWSPAPER IN IOWA Olson Davies Wedding Saturday Herman of Los Angeles announces the of his Evelyn Ruth Olson of Conroy to Private son of and Davies of The double ring ceremony was performed at Saturday April at the Post Camp by Chap lain The couple was attended by Wini Musjcal Festival A Huge Success In spite of inclement weather the held rg on last Friday A total n oa hundied and eighty three from six schools in the participated schools entered in Tl an v4 and were North All of these entered enere bands except although the oly in Tne coupie was attended by Wini ucuu participated only in fred sister of the as hf massed band and not as a sepa rate JAMES DAVIES Daniel Good close friend of the as best and and friends of the bride and The bride was given in marriage by Captain Adolph Com manding Officer of the Organ music consisting of Wedding I Love You and Because was played by The bride wore a brown gabardine green and tan and a corsage of yellow Miss Olson wore a brown brown and white and a gardenia Wienecke was dressed m a powder blue gaberdine and white and wore a gardenia Also present at the wedding were following people from this vicinity Idris Williamsburg Anna Lou Conroy Bertha Cedar Rapids Thomas Holbrook and Paul McCarty of Davies is a graduate of the Hilton Consolidated and has been employed as bookkeep er at the York Cooperative Cream ery at Williamsburg Jor the past several Davies was graduated from me Williamsburg high school and was employed at the York Creamery Pnor to his enlistment in the signal The couple will make their nome m Both are known in Williams rg for their excellent ana Wtilliamsfourg extends the smcerest GRADE PUPILS TO EXAMINATIONS hundred thirtythree eighth i from sixtyfour rural i m Iowa countywill take i44 May various high schools in the ler 7J 1S4 by Cleone Mil ThU t y of which are of the objec las similar to the ones used tinuously with only last Worth According to the Professor Hays and Professor Russell of State the work done was of a high order and reflected credit on both the participatants and their in The critics wrote con structive criticisms on each number and these criticisms were then typed and given to the respective directors there was no ranking of participants as the event was planned as a festival and not as a Most school superintendents feel that the idea is often carried to the extreme and that it is a good thing for students from neighboring schools to get together occasionally conditions where they are not competing against each The morning was given over largely to solos and small groups in the afternoon the various bands while the evening was given over to the glee clubs and choruses with the massed band concert the final event of the The massed band was really an inspiring sight approximately one hundred and fifty students were directed by Professor Russel of State Each director had previously instructed his own band on the numbers then Profes sor Russell directed the group in an hours rehearsal at the close of the afternoon session The students from all schools were orderly and well behaved each school was assigned a and rooms were also assigned for All these rooms were left in the best In spite of the weather the gymnasium was packed to capacity for the final LOUIS ROEMIG FOUND GETS 4YEAR TERM Louis whom a trial jury in Cedar Rapids federal court found guilty of sabotage on two counts was sentenced last Friday evening by Judge Henry Graven to four years confinement in federal prison on each the two terms to run Costs of the the first to go to a federal petit jury in Cedar Rapids in seven also were as sessed to Members of the jury of seven women and five men deliberated for more than seven hours before returning the guilty verdict at Kennedy of jury presented the report finding Roemig guilty of sabotage in the de struction by fire on June 1943 of 1 the Middle Amana Refrigeration and Air Conditioning plant at Middle Amana and 2 the war products and materials within the The jury took three ballots vot ing 10 to 2 and 11 to 1 for convic tion before it reached Jurors received the case at Friday and began delibera tions after This was the first federal trial jury in the history of the Cedar Rapids court to include Impaneled on the case April they had heard testimony con tinimnslv with only the April 15 b ber Three More Faculty Vacancies Filled The Board of edu cation is making very satisfactory progress toward the completion of a faculty for the coming school year last week three more teachers were thUS the num required to For the fifth grade the board em ployed Miss Katherine Sietmann who is just completing the two year elementary course at State Teachers Miss Sietmanns home is on a farm in the Laurel Consolidated District near Marshalltown she at tended school there before going to State For the English and Dramatic position the board selected Miss Lenora who graduated from Cornell College in the spring of 1943 i For the past year Miss Taylor has been employed in a similar capicity in the Peterson Consolidated Schools near She was reelected i there at a substantial increase in sali and her superintendent spoke very highly of her She is par ticularly interested in dramatics and accepted the Williamsburg position partly because of the excellent facili ties available here for dramatics and partly because Williamsburg is much closer to her home which is at Man For the homemaking vacancy the board employed Miss Miriam Will iams who is graduating this spring from William Penn college at Oska Miss Williams attended both grade and high school in and has been an honor student in col lege doing her best work in home making She is also an ac complished pianist and plays the pipe organ she will assist in the music department as an accompanist as she in that capacity withthe Dorothy Reader Bride of Clark Dorothy Elizabeth only daughter of and R w Reader became the bride of Corporai Marvin son of Molly Clark of South Monday ovemng April at eight oclock in ihs home of the brides pastor of Pauls Methodist church officiated at the single ring ceremony before an im provised altar of spring ferns and potted Miss Irene Wallace rendered two vocal God Wfll Take Care Of and O Promise she was MARVIN CLARK accompanied by her The bridal couple were attended by Ruth sister of the bridegroom and Thomas Reader brother of the The bride wore a blue suit with black accessories and a cor sage of sweetpeas and m nidi KdywLiy wuir me sage 01 sweetpeas and roses Mrs Penn college Miss Williams wore a Powder blue dress will attend Iowa State college at and ta corsage of weetpeas and Ames this summer to meet the Smith Hughes This leaves the local school with only two positions still vacant on its faculty they are that of reading and language instructor in the junior high school and of girls physical education and typing in the high While the number of applications for any position has not been the board has so far been able to fill each position with a well quali applicant and has refused to take action on any position until such an applicant was This has been made possible be cause of the facilities presented by both the town and the by a fair salary and by the fact that excellent bus service is avail Wil1 be at the high NOTICE meetingof the held to town hall v May 2 at Minnie Anna Jones Enoehson will weekend to break the JUNIOR HIGH PARTY The Junior High people are look ing forward to their party Friday evening April The party will be from until Shirley student nurse at the University of Iowa speat the week end in the home of her and Yoder CONFIRMATION AT MARYS SUNDAY A class of twentyone will be con firmed in Marys church Sunday April 30 at by the Most Reverend Henry Bishop of The members of the class are James Thomas Donajd Robert Fran cis Samuel James Keith Wesley Margaret Margaret Dris Honora Donna Joyce Patricia Mary Verna Mary Elizabeth Bur ton and Leonard Han BIRTH OF A SON and Carnes receiv ed word of theJjjrth seyen and onehalf pound William Clifford mother of the bride wore navy blue and mother of the bridegroom wore orchid both wore car nation Following the service a reception for members of the immediate fam ilies and close freinds was held in the The bride is a native of Williams burg attended and was graduated from the Williamsburg high school with the class of for the past year she was employed in the Witte variety where she made many She is deservedly popular and is held in merited es teem by a large concourse of Clark is a graduate of the South English at present he is in the service and stationed at Camp The Williamsburg friends of CpL and Clark extend happiest and most earnest good wishes for their future WILLIAMSBURG STUDENTS RECEIVE DEGREES Two Williamsburg students re their degrees from President of the University of at the commencement exer cises held in Iowa City Sunday April Magee of Des Moines delivered the The graduates were Helen Har daifghter of OVTri and Howard Harrington who received her Bachelor of art in and Cleo daughter of jand Earl Smith her bachelor of science in Physical Attending the exercises were and Howard of and and Harrington of And and Earl BSmith of to and Fowler en and Alice Andrews of Cedar April at Fowler was the former Betty daughter of and and Fowler now have a daughter and a The Doughty and tit Iowa were callers in the Pjitchard home Wednesday
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