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Mount Pleasant News (Newspaper) - November 21, 1974, Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Community diving edited by Jan Benedict news of organizations and clubs local happenings and women s interest quester plan for Christmas the november meeting of the plea antique chapter of quester was held in the Home of Nancy Thuma. Refreshments were served by the hostess and co hostess Linda Kaska at the beginning of the meeting. During the business meeting conducted by president mrs. Kaska plans were made for the a Christmas of yesteryear dinner and party which is to be in the Home of Mary Margaret Scarff. An old fashioned Christmas dinner will be served with each quester bringing a favorite Holiday dish. Many will be using an old family recipe which has been handed Down during the years. Roll Call for the december meeting will be for each quester to bring and show an antique she is using As a Christmas decoration. Nancy Thuma was in charge of the program which was on Wedgewood. Following is the information she presented. A Josiah Wedgewood was born in 1730 in Burslem Staffordshire a District Rich in pottery clays. He was the youngest of 12 children. At the the baby a name Stephanie k. Tiers or. And mrs. Larry g. Gerst 84 Cherry Hill Road n. W., Cedar rapids have chosen the name Stephanie Elizabeth for their 5 Pound 14 ounce daughter lion thursday nov. 14 at 12 38 Tun. In St. Lukes Hospital in Cedar rapids. She has a brother and sister Scott and Shelly. Mrs. Gerst is the former a Margaret Peggy milling. Grandparents Are or. And mrs. Lloyd milling of Marengo and or. And mrs. Laurence Rogerst of i. Pleasant. I great grandparents Are or. A and mrs. Carl Schneider of Wapello. Newquist infant or. And mrs. Darrell Newquist of genes 111., Are a the parents of a boy born nov. I to at the Hammond Henry t District Hospital. I grandparents Are or. And i mrs. Earl Wayne Benge it. A pleasant and or. And mrs. Kenneth Newquist Ottumwa. Great grandparents Are or. And mrs. Earl m. Benge and eave Mcguire of it. Pleasant or. And mrs. Earnest Newquist and mrs. Freda Glenn of Ottumwa. Mrs. Elsie woodsman is a i great great grandmother. Melinda Kay Scarff mrs. Leslie Scarff has received word of the birth of a great granddaughter Melinda i Kay to or. And mrs. Edward i Scarff of Rolla to. She was la it in monday nov. 18, and weighed 0 pounds 12 ounces. Edward Scarff is the son of or. And mrs. Glen Scarff of Lake Ozark. To. Jean Rump or. And mrs. Ray Rich of Wayland have a granddaughter. Raeann Jean born nov. 12, to or. And mrs. Thomas Rump of it. Madison. Raeann weighed 7 pounds to ounces at birth and Lias a brother Jeffrey. Paternal grandmother is mrs. Valley Rump of it. Madison. Mrs Naomi Rich Wayland is great grandmother. Maul Gillette Pfeifer or. And mrs. Dan Pfeifer of Burlington Are the parents of an 8 Pound 9 ounce son Adam Gillette born nov. 15. Adam has two Brothers Derek and Mig hell. Grandparents Are or. And mrs. John Gillette Wapello or. And mrs. Nelson Graham. Wayland and Doyle Pfeifer. It. Pleasant. Great grandparents Are Elmer Young Wapello and mrs. Ruth Hixson Ainsworth. Tonya Michelle Kunze or. And mrs. Reinhold Kunze of Leon. Iowa Are the parents of a to Pound. 8 ounce daughter Tonya Michelle born nov. 16. Tonya has a brother. Troy and two Sisters Teresa and Tamara. Her Mother is the former Sandra Yoder daughter of or. And mrs. Ivan Yoder. Wayland. Paternal grandparents are1 or. And mrs. Phil Kunze of Daisy. N. D. Great grandparents Are or. And mrs. Eli Yoder who reside at pleasant View in Kalona. Age of nine with Only three years of formal schooling he went to work in a factory. When he was 11-years-old, he had smallpox and was left with a lame leg so he could not do common labor. A in 1759 at the age of 29, he decided to strike out on his own and started the Wedgewood pottery at Ivy House Burslem England. He became a master Potter and was successful in his own business. He brought Forth the ideas of mass production. Wedgewood wanted each Man to do one thing and do it Well. This Way they could improve on the Quality and Lessen the Price of each piece. A three years later he went into partnership with Thomas Bentley a London merchant where he started the Etruria factory at Hanley. There he perfected the clays glazes and processes that made Wedgewood Ware famous. He improved known processes and invented and perfected new ones. A the colonist could not afford Fine China so his experiments resulted in the creation of additional groups discussed president mrs. Orville Al Lender presided at the meeting of the i. Pleasant woman a club on nov. 19 at 2 . At the Public Library. During the business meeting a suggestion was made that More departments be added to the club such As crafts or gardening. New members who were introduced brought the total membership of the club to 175. Mrs. Allender announced that Itou Forbes will be scholarship chairman to find a local girl qualified to apply for one of Many federation scholarships. Mrs. George Essex program chairman introduced la vae Luke Home service representative from Iowa Southern utilities who presented a program on Holiday foods. She showed slides illustrating uses of convenience foods for everyday and Holiday meals. A series of slides on Christmas decorating of the Home concluded the program. Recipes for All the foods shown were Given out and door prizes of cookies and Small cakes were won by eight women. The federation Flash was Given by mrs. Norene Rudat who urged members to think of the starving nations of the world As the bounties of thanksgiving Are enjoyed. She spoke of the food conference in Rome which has just concluded. One Hundred and Twenty three countries met together to consider the problems of world hunger and a plan tor a world food Council was adopted. Eventually a world i Kink of Grain will be established and a world Bank to loan Money to emerging nations getting started on better ways of producing foods she stated. The family living department served refreshments from a table with a fall bouquet of dried Flowers and weeds. Wedding plans Are announced or. And mrs. Delmar j. Hirschler Donnellson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Jennifer and Edward la. Anderson son of or. And mrs. Howard Anderson new London. Miss Hirschler is employed at Seifertt Smi. Pleasant. Her Fiance is vice president of Southeastern Iowa production credit association. A february wedding is planned. Local happenings mrs. Walter Connie Hoover 206 s. Locust is recovering from surgery in Burlington memorial Hospital. Her room number is 104, Eastman unit. . Timmerman underwent surgery monday morning in Henry county memorial Hospital. Queens Ware in 1762, in Honor of Queen Charlotte wife of George ii a at the age of 35 his lame leg had to be amputated. He kept right on working to improve his Ware and he kept excellent records of All his work. He put pottery on a scientific basis. He wrote Down the formulas. Up to this Point pottery was always a hit and miss. A later other classes of Wedgewood became important. They included egyptian Black or basalts which is a hard earthenware used As a decorative Type for such things As medallions portraits vases busts seals and similar objects. Other classes of Wedgewood Ware were red Ware of Rosso Antico used for Cameo reliefs and Jasper the final product of the great Potter. Quot it took Wedgewood Over 5,000 experiments to get Jasper Ware to where he wanted it without getting bleeding etc., and that was in 1778. Quot not All Jasper Ware is Wedgewood. Others made it with almost an equal or As Good a skill however the Wedgewood Jasper has been much More durable Over the years than the imitators. Quot Josiah Wedgewood Fame spread widely and he died a very wealthy hobbies shared mrs. Laverne Farmer shared her hobbies of macrame and carpet Sample hangings at the Wayland study club meeting at her Home monday evening. The members were present to answer Roll Call with a current event. A poem on thanksgiving was read by mrs. Ralph Stuart. Seasonal refreshments of pumpkin pie and Coffee were served at the close of the evening. Thursday november 21, 1974 the news of. Pleasant Iowa 3 Gramc by Gladys Swailes mrs. Juanita Lane returned Home saturday concluding a three weeks visit with relatives in Kirkland Wash. Or. And mrs. George Mehaffy Ottumwa visited in the Tom Freeman Home tuesday. Mrs. Frances ebb Meier and girls were sunday afternoon callers. Albert Beaber has returned Home from Henry county memorial Hospital it. Pleasant. Or. And mrs. Ernest Calhoun were Iowa City callers monday. Mrs. Myra Painter Ottumwa was a recent visitor with her parents the Harry Sammons and other relatives. Grace White and Mae ens Minger called on Edythe Beaber one Day last week. Edward Simpkin is visiting his Mother at it. Pierce Fla. Jim Kerr has moved into the Hack apartment Over Abby a store from it. Pleasant. Or. And mrs. John Sammons and family helped the Joe Cottrell family Rural Salem move to Leclaire a week ago. Or. And mrs. Charles Miller it pleasant Ethel Caldwell and Sharon hem in were sunday afternoon visitors with the Melvin Cary s. Or. And mrs. Paul Wehrle Burlington and or. And mrs. H l. Swailes spent sunday afternoon in Fairfield with the r l. Zihlmann. The Wearles stayed for lunch with the Swailes in the evening. Or. And mrs. Darrell w. Williamson marriage performed in Burlington Church Krefl Taw in j. By of sue Ellen Leffler daughter of or. And mrs Robert a. Leffler route 3, Burlington and Darrell Wayne Williamson son of or. And mrs. L. A ail Williamson route i it. Pleasant were married saturday nov. 2, at Oak Street Baptist Church Burlington by the Rev. Ziegler. The couple was attended Karen Hammond maid Honor Karen Funk and Dorothy Williamson bridesmaids i Low i girl Teresa Thomas William Brown Best Man and Mark Leffler and Dick Leffler groomsmen. Others in the wedding party were Marvin septer and Mark Leffler Ushers mrs. In Wittkamp. Organist and Marilyn thornes who registered the guests. The brides colors were Cranberry and Light Pink. Mrs. Phil Fritz made the attendants dresses and they and the Bride carried bouquets of multicoloured Pink carnations with baby breath. The Bride wore a gown of w Hite Chantilly lace in a bouffant Swedesburg women hold annual meeting the annual business meeting of Swedesburg lutheran Church women was held nov. 13 at the Parish Hall with Louise Unkrich presiding. Dorothy Lauer conducted the memorial service for the deceased members Mae Johnson Nellie Larson Bertha Spangler and Hulda Miller. Louise Unkrich gave the presidents yearly report and Jane Lauer Dorothy Lauer and Lowell in Leah Gerber or. And mrs. Clyde Heitmeier of Burlington were dinner guests at the Vergel Heitmeier Home sunday. Or. And mrs. Newell Delong of Burlington were visitors sunday at the Charles Thornburg Home. Or. And mrs. Will Lyons and family of Winfield. Or. And mrs. Thomas Zackmeyer of it. Madison and daughter Debbie were sunday evening guests at the Pete Hobbs Home. Or. And mrs. Will Parsons of new London and Virgil Norman were visitors monday at the Ray Gerber Home. Mrs. Ernest Williams and Mildred Martin attended a meeting in i. Pleasant Friday. Sherill Doggett was a visitor thursday evening at the Ray Gerber Home. Sandy Hobbs was a guest of Karen Marshall Friday night and saturday afternoon. Bobby Hobbs spent saturday night at the Joe Peterson family near Lowell. Mildred Martin and mrs. Ernest Williams attended a Holiday food fair Friday in new London. The 4-ii club rattlers of Lowell met at the Vergel Heitmeier Home. Fourteen boys with two guests Jeff Orbe Ogease and Tim Jensen were present. Leaders Are Galen Devol Vergel Heitmeier and Harvey Blint. Rummage Sale set a fall rummage Sale is planned by the Wesley Chapel Friday and saturday nov. 22 and 23, at the legion Hall. Merchandise will be sold from 9 a m. To 4 . Anyone having items to contribute for the Sale should Contact mrs. Elizabeth Hookom route 2, by thursday. Margaret Johnson gave their reports on their committees respectively Faith and life outreach and Fellowship and Christian action. Ruth Linden reported 59 subscribers to Quot lutheran women and Lois Anderson reported 14 members of the Madrid Home Guild. Betty Carlson gave a Brief report on the District meeting held recently in Burlington. New officers chosen to serve the coming term Are Elnora Woline president Marie Johnson vice president Mary Benson Secretary Shirley Massey treasurer Bea Tolander Faith and life chairman Mildred Bergstrom Christian action chairman and Florence Bergstrom outreach and Fellowship chairman nominating committee is Louise Unkrich Betty Carlson and Marguerite Johnson. Refreshment committee was Avaline Grothe Ruth Tolander and Wilma Miller Mary Dove is reviewed miss i Al Holley reviewed Jane Gilmore Rushing a latest i xxi Quot Mary Dove Quot at the coterie meeting Friday hosted by mrs. Adra Coghlan assisted by miss veda Cornick. Quot reared in isolation by her father on the Western Prairie Mary Dove had been taught to fear Only one thing. On a sparkling october Day the inevitable stranger rides in off the Plains and Mary Dove does what she had always promised her lather she would do she shoots. Quot in remorse and sympathy she nurses the stranger Back to health and what follows is their discovery of each other and the lasting change it brings. The stranger soon learns that Mary Dove does not know about herself and cannot be made to understand a realization that explains her past but brands their love. When that love clashes with civilization. Mary Dove and the Man she loves feel the cruelty of the clash As Only the blameless miss Holley stated a Mary Dove Quot is a simple love Story that weaves Universal and timeless themes. Silhouette. The bodice had a High neckline and Renaissance sleeves with tight fitting Waistline. The tiered full skirt extended to a Cathedral train. The head hugging clip of Chantilly lace encrusted with pearls was caught by a lace Edge Elbow length veil of imported English illusion and separate Blusher. The Bride was honoured by three bridal showers hosted by Karen Rice and Jenny Flack in it. Madison Karen Hammond and Karen Funk in Burlington and Norene septer and Virginia septer in Fairfield. The wedding cake and mints were made by mrs. Elsie Jones. Presiding at the reception were mrs. De Taeger and Karen Funk cutting the cake mrs. Norene septer serving Coffee mrs. Raymond get Ken serving punch Debra Oetken assisting with plates and mrs. Ruth Kuethmann and mrs. Grace Dame the gilts. Gifts were opened by the Bride and bridegroom at the reception and were registered by Karen Hammond after a honeymoon trip to la Nada the couple is at Home Al 1425 s. Sixth Burlington. Both Are graduates of soul Heastern Community College with associate degrees. Mrs. Williamson works. As an accounting clerk with first miss inc., it. Madison. Or. Williamson is employed with Mcallister seed co. In i. Pleasant. Keeping their noses out of your business by Abigail Van Buren a lf74 Tov Chica Trimm a. Y. New sri., Lac. Dear Abby when an interested person asks a question that you consider too personal to answer what s so smart about making a coarse reply like a if i thought it was any of your business id Tell you a or a if you la forgive me for not answering ill forgive you for asking a does it boost the re pliers a ego to imply that the questioner was stupid How would you like to be disarmed by such a remark what a wrong with a simple reply like a i appreciate your interest but id rather not talk about it a and then switching the subject to something less disturbing civilized dear Civ Why thank the questioner for his a a interest when his interest is clearly cosiness a Why did your daughter and her husband get divorced a or a a what a your husbands take Home pay a or a do you Dye your hair a How does one really a appreciate such interest a you re 50 per cent right however. A a in a rather not talk about it is an adequate reply. Dear Abby i fully understand the reasons Why first cousins should not marry in uses where there May be children hut in my Case that is impossible because i am 66 and he my first Cousin is 70. want to marry but have been told we cannot because it is against the Law in the state in which we live. Is there any state where we can marry we will go anywhere. It is absurd for us to be denied marriage under the circumstances and we will take it to the supreme court if necessary. Why should the Law make lawbreakers of two respectable people who want to spend the rest of their lives together old lovers dear lovers before you take anything to the supreme court talk to a lawyer. Laws differ in various states and they sometimes change suddenly too. I quit a a practising Law a Long time ago. P r e i h 0 l i d a w a 7 Sale s a v e a big 20% on fall amp Winter sportswear a skirts a sweaters a Slacks a knit tops a jackets open til 9 . On mondays
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