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West Bend Journal (Newspaper) - August 29, 1940, West Bend, Iowa VOLUME LII WEST AUGUST 1940 NUMBER 31 Republicans Fill County Ticket The republican county con vention reconvened at Em Tuesday evening for the purpose of filling the coun ty Ben Reeves of Graettinger Kitten Born with Two Heads Near A tiger cat on the farm of Clifford six miles south of became the proud mother of a coalblack two headed kitten and six normal i oclock at the Lutheran A very pretty wedding tool place Sunday afternoon at was nominated to matkie the race for county He defeated by the present two years at the insistence of decided to again Lawrence Anderson was nominated by the convention for county Ander son is a farmer living south of II e was born in West has been assessor six school and is an The county republican ticket is now made up as follows For Ed For Cap For For For For Ben For 1st For state Walter The democrats will perhaps reconvene their county con vention and fill their at is as follows For Martin Thomp For Mary Jo For For For supervisor first WBJ Miss Resigns Filling teachers vacancies has started rather early this school year for the local board of but we hope this will be the last Miss Marietta Ket chen of who was the very efficient second grade teacher last came over to ask that she be released from her While her resig nation has not been acted up on by the seems to be nothing else to do but ac cept it as Miss Ketchen desires to get WBJ kittens of varied colors recent The abnormal kitten has what appears to be one large divided by a crease down the and is equipped with two four eyes and two Due to the position of its the kitten has found that its mothers ions for nutrition are complet in Ottosen when Miss Charlotte Kinseth of Ottosen and Mr James Barber of Rodman wen united in Tol of Bode Mrs Harold Jacobson of Ottosei played Wedding March and Miss Betty West o West Bend sang and I Love You ely useless it I Kinseth and Hob Naeve were with an eye through either WBJ Little Brown Church Minister Passes Away Many local people were sor ry to hear of the death of the William Kent who died last Thursday night at The Kent had married more than couples in his ten pears pas torate at the Church in the Little Drown Vale which is located near After suffering an attack of influenza last winter which left him in a weakened he resign ed in June because of ill health WBJ Book Club Notes Book Club met at the home of Wilber Justice Period a biography of Ella Wheeler Wilcox by was reviewed by Peter gave the minor work which consisted of a dis cussion of Fisher was a welcome Books to be reviewed in the Miss Marilyn Kinseth sister of the was matron of and Richard brother of the groom was best Bob Naeve of Gilmore City and Miss Lois Bergum of Bode were brides The church was prettily dec orated with and gar den A reception wa held in the church parlors fol lowing the About forty relatives and friends at tended the The above details of the marriage of a young couple well known in West Bend were written by our Ottosen corres The bride is a graduate of the Ottosen high Foi some time she was employed in West She is a young lady with many sterling qual ties and accomplishments and we are sure will make a splen did helpmate for the man of her The groom is the oldest son of and Barber near future by members of the wno live west of West club are Abe Lincoln in graduated from the Rodman high school and later from Waldorf Forest and These Were the Peace Lutheran Church English 30 service Sunday at Sunday school at 8 45 Congregational meeting Sun day Pastor of About Mon tag seventyfive friends and relatives were entertained at the Henry Montag home Sunday evening at a eous shower in honor of and Mrs John Cards and games were played and re were served at the close of the The guests of honor received many lovely and useful WBJ Labor Day Celebration Graettinger is making great plans for their annual Labor Day Celebration which will be held next They always entertain large crowds at this annual PartTime Boys Will Meet The regular monthly meeting of the Young Farmer group will be held in the agriculture room the school house on Monday hat he is advancing in this vocation from year to He is a splendid young man in every way and bound to and Barber will make their home at where Barber is a member of the school The Journal joins a host of friends in extending lations and best wishes for a long happy married WBj Are Seeking International Honors Delbert Ray mond Leo Wehrspann and John with Albert left for Chi cago Saturday morning where they will sing for the Inter national Walther League Tal ent Leo Wehrspann will also give an oration and Rudolph Berninghaus will give a baritone They are ex home Plan to Attend TriState School A number of vocational agri culture students are interested in marketing project pigs and sheep at South An effort is now being made to secure admittance to the Third Annual Northwest InState Future Farmers and Vocational Agriculture Stu dents Livestock Marketing School to be held at the South Paul Market in The following are some of the outcomes which might be expected to result from such a marketing program Students participate in a learning by doing activity in which livestock marketing is Students gain a know ledge of the processes through which a large amount of live stock enters commercial chan Students gain an under standing of some of the factors affecting market Students learn good prin ciples in care and handling of livestock in transit and at the Students are informed re garding the government ser vices including inspection and supervision of the terminal A desire to manage and own livestock is developed in the The student gains an ap preciation of the value of good We feel that with these de sirable ends in we are justified in planning and ing such a WBJ Help Norman Cele brate His Birthday Sunday at home three miles east of West Bend to remind him that it was lis A picnic dinner was About 4 oclock all gathered in the house to isten to a short A song My Faith Looks Up to Thee was sung and Tom Olson jave a scripture reading and After this all joined in Happy Birthday to Vorman while he opened Following this a unch was Those present were Dandelions Yield to Fall Spraying Spraying the lawn with pure kerosene this fall is a good way to get rid of those pesky dande lions to the proud householders blossom in the grass each Because the kerosene may kill the grass if not properly botan ist at Iowa State makes a few Four pints of kerosene is advised for each 100 square feet of It is im portant that not more than 5 pints be and that the spray is evenly Any spraying after 15 in central Iowa or 5 in north ern Iowa is unsafe and may re sult in serious grass Sprays may be applied 2 or 3 weeks before these critical In other localities the spraying may be done G to 8 weeks before the average date of heavy snow or furnace oil or trac tor distillate must never be us ed as Fall Best Season Dandelions may be killed with kerosene any but early fallis the only season which has given consistently good final Treated plants show no ill effects for 2 to 4 and the tops of plants sprayed in fall may live through the The kerosene acts kill ing the roots and leaving the leaves to Individual plants may be treated any time with a garden of Nels Han en of and 3onrad Leiss of Fort Mr nd Ellingson and Ronald Lee of and John Benjamin and Glor ia and of and Rasmus Olsen and Donna May of and Thor Olsen and Edna Martinson of and Nels Kallestad and Esther and Harold of and Thomas Carrol and Nels Ole and Grandma Olsen and Ole Ellingson and Elmer and all of and Joe Traub of West and Pete of rayer the nozzle is held near the plant and just enough kerosene is applied to wet the crown and most of the When an oil can is used the dosage is 1 or 2 tea spoonsful applied to the crown of the Rodman News and Roy Stover vis at the Vern Whitehouse home near Estherville Miss Clara Belle Hilborn and Jane Mussel of Chicago visited Hilborn Saturday and and Lubson of Lamoni visited at the Hilborn home Saturday They were on their way to Leon and Zane Firkins visit ed at the George Hypes home several days last and Bob Cork of Ringsted visited at the De bolt home Harley came home from Cedar Falls He has completed his studies at Iowa State Teachers Mabelle White of Chi cago is visiting her mother and son this Andy Droesch of Vernon spent the week end in Joe Turner spent Sun day with the Clark and Boyer families near Em and Thorstein Sat crn and family of near West Bend spent Sunday at the Fred Wirtz and Lawman and family spent Sunday at the home of and Robert in Storm Jake Loder and family mov ed into the Mackebon house north of the track last and Lillegard and spent Sunday in the Rousch home near Lillegard and Don re turned home Saturday after a week at the Floyd WBJ The picture which appears above was taken on the souCh eighty of the Chris Bonnstetter farm west of town at the time potash fertilizer was applied in Those in the picture in John Bleuer jpe Paul Kand Dick Girres and Emil and Clarence At the left cen ter of the picture a sample of sub surface soil is being taken by means of a soil A preliminary of re sults where potash applied to alkali soil is of interest to many at wet seasons such as this benefits from appli T SO pro as is the case during dry In there seems to be greater height of stalk resulting from the use of It is hard to say that a great deal of difference ap pears in flavor of potash as regards the size and maturity of the ears at this withhold the results until a Finds Stolen Trailer in River Renwick Times Henry Eg gerth had his auto trailer stol en one night With the trailer also went a 50 gallon drum of some grease and machine oil and a lot of He used the trailer in conjunc tion with his portable corn sheller and also in the carpen ter Recently a fisher man happened along the Des river west of Hardy and the trailer in the river under Foster Eg gerth was promptly notified and recovered his property minus the oil and We have not learned if the authorities have any trace of the thieves or what efforts are being made to apprehend local opinion leans toward neighborhood tal WBj 1 and Cyril Prohaska of Ayrshire visited the latters eital Presbyterian Churches The West Bend church At 10 the Sunday school resumes regular sessions and has a place for old and At 11 the regular morn ing services arranged to be of help for all Rodman church The regular morning wor ship service at The Sunday school at with a place for anyone wishing to familiarize them selves with spiritual know Ottosen church 10 the Sunday school meets for bible study and you are The regular evening worship services every Sunday evening at 8 oclock to which the church friends and neigh bors are cordially Having returned from a two weeks we are now ready to serve our churches and the community to the best of our A hearty by friends and neigh bors and especially the church members is Let us to gether build Gods on A special invitation is here with extended to the teachers and scholars of the West Rodman and Ottosen WBJ Eldon Salisbury of Rolfe and Miss Maude Sand ers of Mallard were married at the George Sanders home north of Rolfe at 7 George McDowell performed the cere They will live on a farm northeast of Piano Recital A group of Jurgens piano student AJ t j yield measurement can be Vic a M I at harvest Brooks of South Dakota as visiting at the Tom McCor mick and Turner of and Rittgers and Bennie of and and Rode of Milford visited at the Joe Tur ner home Miss Leta Turner returned home with Mr and Lester Van Horn and John Poole were in Emmetsburg Harry Walker of Blue brought Ed na who had been visit ing home and Johnson of West Bend visited and Dan Urquhart and Floyd Wirtz of Clear Lake visited at the Allen Fred Wirtz homes Walton Wirtz returned home with 499 and Carl Sweely and moved their trailer house to Emmetsburg Satur They are just east of the Shell oil station at and Don Grouse and family of Scarville are at the Jess Crooks home this Walker and Diven ey visited and Ellis Amick at Ruthven The annual county Sunday convention will be held at the Congregational in Emmetsburg Debolt and and Dorothy and the Dean John Prentice Tiernan visited home at in Rolfe and children returned with them for a and Harry Prentice and Lee and at tended the State Legion con vention at Arnolds Park Sun and Carl Satern Vis and Firkins and daughter left Wednesday morning and visited friends and rela tives in Fort Indianola and Des returning
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