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Wayland News (Newspaper) - September 20, 1945, Wayland, Iowa John a Idne route 2, Mayland Iov a 2-1-43 Varro 7 tmf1 i in. Wayland Henry county Iowa thursday september 4,1945 Wayland news resumes publication j. G. Wenger Dies obligation to subscribers we Are certainly Happy to resume publication of the Wayland news. Some of you have come to us inquiring a How soon Are you going to Start publishing the paper again you know we never appreciated the paper until it quit Many times your words made us feel Good bul those same words also gave us Challenge and a desire to resume publication. Previous attempts were made to resume publication but there were always obstacles wich would prevent it. Another question that was quite frequently asked was a How about our subscription a All your subscriptions and paid advertisements will be Honoreda we reprint from our last Issue of nov. La 1943 a statement or our obligation to our subscribers and advertisers. A we will give credit for All subscriptions and advertisements paid in Advance when publication is resumed. All regular subscriptions and contract advertisements will be considered a they stood on november 1st. For example if you subscription or advertisement expires on january i 1914, you will be Given two months credit when publication is resumed. If it expires on March 1st, you will be Given four months credit Etc. In other words you will receive As Man months credit when publication is resumed As was left from november i 1943. On the other hand if you subscription was past due two months on november i 1943, we will expect credit from you for those it two months when publication is it will be our policy to abide by this statement. If this is not Clear please come and see us. In resuming publication we Are not without handicaps. Our Force is at a minimum and we Are not a 10091 efficient. It will take some time before we can publish this paper wit All skilled labor in the Back room no doubt Thene will be Many mis take a but we beg your forgiveness in Advance because we know we Are no perfect. We will try to do our bes to avoid mistakes and give you Good prompt serice. Request for news during time we were closed since november la 1943 there have been Many changes taking place n this Community. Also Many things have happened that would be of interest to our readers which May prominent Man in Community Dies following Short illness Jacob g. Wenger prominent Man in the Wayland Community affairs passed away at the memorial Hospital in it. Pleasant monday. He was ill Only a few Days. Or. Wenger was a very Active Man one who was always Busy. Or. W it a. Ger owned about 500 acres of Good not be in this immediate Community. A a r. I f v a farm land. He kept the buildings in it is impossible for us to get out and a. E i Good repair. Fields were always get All this information. However i a 1. Amp 1 clean and he was admired As an ener Getic Farmer. He never shifted responsibility in any Way. If or. Winger would have lived longer that re would have been More improving done on his farms. At the time of his death or. Wenger was a director at the Wayland state Bank. Previously he had served As school director for twelve years. He had a keen interest in All Community affairs. He was very fond of horses and he always owned very Nice horses. Mary Hauenstein Dies Friday we want to do our Best to fill in the Gap of almost two the news that should be printed in the Wayland news. We Are making a special request to our readers to Send us this information so that in the near future we ill be Able to publish it for our readers. If any of you have anything for us please Send it to the Wayland news. We Are anticipating gathering his information As quickly As pos Ible and in the very near future publish a special Issue with All this information. This will be a difficult task but Vve Are sure you i i be willing to operate. After All you Are inter. Sted in filling in the Gap As Well As we Are. So let us do All we can o get this information in. We Are especially interested in news of deaths births weddings and lither items of special interests. Three months subscription free to newly weds Dorothy Kauffman becomes Bride of James Magdefrau Dorothy Kauffman daughter o. Mrs. Mae Kauffman and James b Magdefrau son of or. And mrs. A. B Magdefrau were United in marriage at the Little Brown Church at Nashua saturday afternoon August 25th. Rev. F. L. Hanscom pastor of the Church read the vows of the double ring ceremony at three a m. Grace Pearson of Ainsworth and Clarence Kauffman attended the couple. Mrs. Hanscom played nuptial selections before and during the ceremony. The All newly weds of our Community ire entitled to 3 months subscription to the Wayland news free of charge. Send in the addresses so we can put the Wayland news in these new Homes. Cottonwood anniversary the Cottonwood u. B. Church recently celebrated their 103rd anniversary As the of dest United Brethren Hurch this Side of the Mississippi. The Homecoming was very Success us with approximately 125 people afer Ding the afternoon service. Sunday school and three worship services Vero held during the Day. There was a wonderful Christian ionosphere by the presence of eight ministers All of whom had a part in the Day service. A Basket dinner was served at noon. We were highly honoured to have Donald Steele and wife and daughter from new York City with us. The Ormero a parents formerly members of the Church at Riverside now Romb to of Cottonwood were also present. Donald is an operatic Singer and he and his wife entertained us with a few numbers in the afternoon. Rev. David Thompson of Sumner Iowa gave Hie address in the evening it can Well he said that this Homecoming will be Well remembered by the members of Cottonwood. Those ministers present were Rev. Bride was attired in a Street length i by Thompson. Cran ton Rev. David dress of ice Blue crepe will Blackie Thompson Sumner Rev. R. J. Allred cer sories and Hor Corsage was a White to tired Rev bos in a Liniev Hul. Orchid. She wore a double strand of pearls a gift from the Groom. The maid of Honor wore a Pink Jersey Street length dress with Black accessories and her Corsage was of Talisman roses. Following the ceremony the bridal party drove to Cedar rapids where a wedding supper was served at hotel Montrose. Or and mrs. Magdefrau left on a wedding trip to Chicago Waukegan and Bloomington 111., with Bride having selected for travelling a Black and White Shepherd Check Wool suit with Black accessories and a Corsage of american Beauty roses. The Bride attended Wayland High school where she graduated in 1945 As valedictorian. The bridegroom a graduate of Wayland High school in 1942 was employed by Abbott laboratories in Waukegan 111., before assuming management of Jim a Standard service station in Wayland. They have established their Home in an apartment in the Post office building. Pre nuptial courtesies were extended the Bride by min dred Neff assisted by Virginia Wyse on thursday evening August 16th and of mrs. A. B. Magdefrau on monday evening August 20th. Be Rev. Lloyd Patton Rev. Walz Muscatine. Mysterious fire in Washington Tho awning of the Washington state Bank mysteriously caught fire tuesday night. Dean Kauffman and Roger Richard of Wayland were first to see the fire and like Good citizens reported the fire to the right place. One Man of the fire depart Man r Force extinguished the fire. The Blaze Oom Pleter a destroyed the awning but otherwise there appeared to be Little damage. Obituary Jacob g. Wenger son of Benedict and Magdelene Gingerich Wenger was born in Washington county Iowa feb. 19, 1873, passed away at the Henry county memorial Hospital on sept. 17, 1945 aged 72 years two months 28 Days. On March 9, 1898 he was United in marriage to Sarah Ann Conrad. To i this Union were bom three children he leaves to mourn departure his wife one daughter Edna mrs Emery Eigsti one son Ralph All of Wayland six grandchildren two Brothers Pete of Wayland and Sam of Reading minn., and one is a mrs. Ida Fritz of it. Pleasant and Many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by one daughter Myrtle his father and Mother two grandchildren two Brothers and one sister. I accepted Christ As his Saviour in his youth and United with the sugar Creek mennonite Church and was a faithful member at the time of his death. He was a kind husband and father always interested in the welfare of his children and grandchildren and interested in the work of the Church and the Community always ready to lend a he Ping hand to any one in need. Rpm. Maurice Radcliff guest of Honor Cpl. Maurice Radcliff husband of the former Mary Huston daughter of a. H. Huston recently returned from the Southwest Pacific. When he left for the service he did not have an Opportunity to get acquainted with All of his wife a relatives. In order to introduce him to his wife a relatives a. H. Huston invited the aunts uncles and cousins sunday evening for a get acquainted social. School opens aug. 27 the local Public school opened August 27 with an enrolment of 142 Grade pupils and 92 in High school. Following Are the names of the regular teachers employed for the school year j. W. Pritchard Wayland supt music speech. Edgar Eckey it. Union principal mathematics. Elmer r. Meyer Wayland coach government physics. Charlotte Jarvis Burlington English. Eunice Frick it. Union typing history. Min dred Gisel Wayland a Home economics science. Vivian Zear Wayland or. Hi., arithmetic English. Myrtle elder Wayland or. I social studies spelling. Erma Wenger Wayland or. Hi., literature Grade music. Flora Johnson Wayland a third and fourth grades. Grace Nebel Wayland a second Grade. Jean Smith Cedar Falls first Grade. Marjorie Ritter Ottumwa Junior Prima re. Mrs. Winifred Sharpe has been substituting for mrs. Gisel while the latter is recuperating from a late summer operation. Miss Smith was Given a Short leave in which to become a Bride. Mrs. Sherman Umphrey has been teaching first Grade in miss Smiths absence. The school was fortunate in securing the services of or. E Mer zip Meyer As a teacher and coach or. Moyer a recently released from Themy whore he sent s t. Tyno As an instructor. Before the War he was , d As a College instructor and coach at Kent Ohio. Came to this country from France in 1895 at eight o clock sunday morning september 16, mrs. Mary Hauenstein passed away at her Home in the South part of Wayland. She had been ill Only for a week. Mrs. Hauenstein was born in Bour Burg France coming to this country with her parents in 1895. She had written in German most of the obituary that follows obituary mrs. Mary Cin Widmer j had written the greater part of the obituary which was handed to us. Mrs. Mary Hauenstein was born in Bou Burg France on dec. 30, 1878 and passed to her heavenly Reward on sept. 16. 1945, reaching the age of 66 years 8 to. And 17 Days. She lived together with her parents in Bou Burg France until 1895 when they came to America. She was baptized upon her confession of Faith in into the either Church to which she has been a faithful member until her death. In the year 1899 she was married to William Hauenstein. This Union adopted two Chi Dren Bertha and Willard who were a great Joy to the Home. Living together 26 years on the farm and six years in Wayland they were Privit eged to share Many Joys and sorrows of life together. In the year 1931 her dear husband and companion was taken from her Side yet she trusted her dear lord. Her testimony was the 23rd is earn. She leaves to mourn her departure her children mrs. Arnold Brown and Willard Hauenstein 5 grandchildren Everette Donna Hauenstein mar ene Hugh and Lone Brown 2 Sisters mrs. Lena Hauen Sein and Anna Widmer of Yakamow Wash. 2 Brothers Chris Widmer of of. Pleasant John Widmer of Brighton Iowa one brother Pete of Albany Oregon preceded her in death. Four new ministers Here Rev. R. D. Harper at methodist Church in june of this year Rev. R. David Harper was assigned As pastor of the Wayland and Finley methodist churches. Rev. Harper comes to Wayland from Grinnell Iowa where he was pastor of the North Side friends Church. Rev. Harper received his College training and Seminary work at Cleveland College near his Home town in Cleveland Ohio. Rev. Harper has been in the ministry Over eight years. Ile is married and has two children. Gilbert three years old and Delbert 15 months. At present Rev. Harper is attending Iowa Wesleyan coi Ege at it. Pleasant. After this year he expects to go to the University of Iowa for postgraduate work. Cpl Widmer honoured Mitchel Field n. A a a september 12, 1945�?t-5 Glenn Widmer son of mrs. Sarah Widmer Wayland Iowa has arrived at the Mitchell Field regional Hospital via army transport plane. Cpl. Widmer entered the service May i 1942. He spent twelve months Vith the 134th ordinance battalion 12th armoured division in the Eto. He wears three Buttle stars on the Eto ribbon meritorious service award Good conduct medal and the presidential unit citation. Glenn has already been transferred to another army Hospital for further treatment and convalescence. New minister at Eicher Church Rev. And mrs. W. J. Regier Anc two Small sons of Durham Kansas arrived thursday evening and will it occupy the Eicher parsonage. Rev Regier preached his first Sermon Sun Lay morning sept. 16. There will be a Basket dinner at a he Church basement next sunday sept. 23 with installation services b Rev. E. S. Mullet of the Wayland mennonite Chorch at 2 p. M. We sincerely Welcome Rev. Regie my his family to this Community. A Hower in Honor of miss Mildred Neff mrs. Joe Wenger Dies in Peoria Wayland relatives Here received word of the death of Gertrud. Matthews Wenger which occurred a1 Hor Home in Peoria 111., on thursday sept. 5. She was the wife of the late Jacob Wenger who preceded her in death a few years ago. The body will be brought Here and service held at 2 p.m., sunday. Sept 9 at the Wayland methodist Church Rev. R. D. Harper in charge. Mrs Clara Wenger and mrs. Frank Clark singers with mrs. O. P. Boshart at the piano. Burial in the Wayland cemetery with the following casket bearers c. K. Schantz c. W. Schlater Frank and Albert Magdefrau Clyde Trotman and Sam Bergh. Relatives Here for the funeral of mrs. Joe Wenger on sunday were miss Fae Wenger Peoria 111., or. And mrs. Ray Norris Greeley 111., or. And mrs. Orlando Wenger Peoria 111., and sons Billy Walter and Jerry miss Ruth Seebree and brother Bol Seebree Peoria 111., mrs. Joe see Are Pekin. Iu., mrs. Roy was lace Battle Creek mich., mrs. Adeline Johnson and daughter Doorthy Washington Iowa or. And mrs. Dave Paul Brighton Iowa or. And mrs. Bob Swanson Rose Ann and Helen i Marie of Peoria 111. Eicher sunday school holds annual election etcher sunday school officers for 1945-1946 superintendent Vernon Frey. Assistant superintendent Elmer Graber. Corresponding Secretary Treva Bontrager. Assistant recording Secretary Raymond Rich. Treasurer Marvin Widmer. Pianist Joann Schantz. Assistant pianist mrs. Elmer Graber. Chorister p. P. Graber. Assistant chorister miss. Harold Bontrager. Cradle Roll superintendent mrs. D. S. Graber. Librarians Ruth Schantz Lucille Graber. Ushers John Wittrig Daniel Graber Rev. Lewis e. Lint it Cottonwood Rev. Lewis a. Lint whore Home was at Van meter Iowa has been assigned to the pastorate at the Cottonwood United Brethren Church local d three Miles West of town. This is Lis first charge. Rev. Lint was in the Navy for thirteen months receiving his discharge about a year ago. He is married and Las one daughter Sharon Kay eight months of age. Thev moved Here in Juno 1945, from spokane1, w Ashing ton where they had lived the Pas ear. Rev. Lint has enrolled As a Studen it Iowa Wesleyan College at it pleasant Iowa. Rev. Orville Hughes new pastor at Greenmount Rev. Orville Hughes wife and son Truman Lee age 9 of Bartlettsville Oklahoma arrived in Trenton sept 4 to take up their duties As paste if Green Mound and Cairo clip Che. Of god. Rev. Hughes d slivered hts first Sermon sunday sept. 16 at the Green Mound Church. message was taken from i Cor. 1 9 a for we Are labourers together Vith Ile brought out the thought that Unity Between christians is very important to the Progress of the Church and that each member has a place o fill in gods work. The message was very helpful to i that heard and seemed to bring is to a closer walk with god and me another. We Welcome the Hughes family to he Church and Community and Are a oozing Forward to a Good year for he Church. Rev Hughes succeeds Rev. Moore a who has gone to Decatur 111. To Oreach at the second Church of god. There will be no preaching at Green Mound sunday sept. 23 As Rev. Hughes will be preaching at Gairo Chorch. There will be preaching at Green Mound both morning and evening september 30. Everyone invited to the services at Green Mound. Local weather we have had a dry and Cool fal nost of the time. The Corn is slow in maturing. Thursday and Friday september 14 and 15 we had 2 i it inches of rainfall. It came very slow my j. C. Wenger of crooked Creek sports that the rain raised the Creek very Little. Mrs. Gail Marion Wayland entertained at a pre nuptial miscellaneous Shower sept. 14, for Mildred Neff who will become the Bride of Gene Nicholson sept. 23. Each guest wrote their favorite recipe which was put into a recipe Box and handed to the Bride to be various other games were played luring the afternoon. The guest of Honor unwrapped her presents which were under a Large Umbra la decorated in Pink and White. Refreshments of ice Cream and Ake were served by the hostess As isted by mrs. Clyde Kuhlenbeck mrs. Lloyd Aidman and mrs. Frank Neff. The cakes and nut cups were Ilso decorated in Pink and White which Are the future brides chosen colors. Those present were mrs. Clyde Kuhlenbeck mrs. William Nefi mrs. Maude Meyers mrs. Mary Conrad irs. John Hensley miss Nellie Lyder irs. Paul Teboekhorst mrs. Rob it Lenninger mrs. Walter Nicholson mrs. Lloyd Aidman mrs. Charles Zear miss Vivian Zear. Mrs. Frank Neff mrs. Will Allred mrs. John Senn mrs. Will Magdefrau mrs. Quot Mil Stier mrs. Walter Neff mrs. Elmer Batterson mrs. Victor Stacy mrs. Vernon Tschantz mrs. Henderson Brooks mrs. Everette Monson mrs. Menno Freyenberger mrs. Max Mcguire miss Mildred Neff. Virginia Wyse and Mary sch Antz give Shower Virginia Wyse and Mary Tschantz a pertained tuesday evening at the latter a Home As a pre nuptial Courtesy for Mildred Neff. The evening was spent in guessing a tests and prizes were awarded to he winners. Later the Bride to be was taken into a he dining room where a Green and White Springer served As a Center piece on the table. It was surround d by Many useful gifts. Refreshments served were creamed Chicken sandwiches pineapple Tare and cold beverages. The nut cups which were placed on the trays were also Green and White. Those sharing the Courtesy were Vivian Zear Eunice Fricke Charlotte Jarvis Joan Troutman Marilyn Nicola Connie Stacy Muriel Mcguire Ruth Krabill Edna a unternahrer Marcella Payne Mary Frances Keith Jane Kauffman Dolores Amman Vernelda Widmer Jenny Graber Doorthy Magdefrau Oneda Neff Mary Tschantz Virginia Wyse mrs. Vernon Tschantz mrs. Walter Nicholson mrs. We. Neff and the guest of Honor. Progress club meets the Progress club Mot at the Home of mrs. Everette Hileman yith ten members present. Orders for towels from the Blind women were taken. Edith Hileman read an article from a he . Magazine. A biography a the other half of Helen Keller a by mrs. Mildred Gisel read by mrs. Mable Wittrig. Lovely refreshments were served by the hostess at the close of the meeting. The meeting october 5th will be a guest meeting at the Home of mrs. Izyle Wenger

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