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Earling News By MRS ALEX ESSER (::LASs REUNION 1953, St. Joseph's at the in Earling Saturday With 11 of the fourteen Iresent. Coming the were Mr and (Joann Gaul) of Mr and Mrs Don Des Moines, Don Stessman), Frank (Rose Kloewer) and Kohles (Rita of Omaha, Mr and Schwarte ( Peggy of Harlan, Mr and Mrs Alice Koesters) Chris Blums (Pat Panama, Bernard and John Wilwerding) to attend were of Waterloo, (Kramer) Lefeber of and Rita Hahn of of Edgar Blum, , Alban Gross, and Mrs ss, and also Mrs attended the wedding at St. church at Westphalia afternoon, and the Stinn has been with 'her husband Veteran's hospital in entered the hospital is getting along at this writing. family and Mrs Ralph and children of *ark, Kan. were visitors of Thraen family. Sunday she cared for the Thraen children while their parents went to Minnesota. Visiting with Mrs Wilwerding Sunday afternoon were Richard Wilwerdings. Mrs Bill Wilhelmi of Omaha spent several days last week with Lavern Christiansens, attending the picnic Monday evening. Mr Wilhelmi was a Wednesday evening dinner guest and they returned to Omaha. Fay Hees_ of Carroll is visiting with Mrs Alf Heese and the Jim Schimerowski family. ATTEND WEDDING Joe Wilwerdings and Jody and houseguests, Gary and Jane Wilwerding and Phil Bird of Omaha attended the Kaufman- Coenen wedding and reception at Westphalia Saturday. Gary served in the wedding party. Sally Stessman, daughter of Adolph Stessmans spent the weekend with her parents. Sally, formerly employed as recep- tionist at the Earling clinic, has accepted a position in the Doc- tor's Building in Omaha, where she is associated with the business office. Mrs Alex Esser spent Wednesday at the Joe Heller home at Dunlap. Connie Sonderman of omaha spent the weekend with the Albert Sonderman family. Monroe Twp. Gaul of Fort is spending a leave the AI Gaul is to report back 29. and son Jeff a two week vacation Alf Graeve, other while Gary the two week Leetings at Camp Also weekend Tom Graeves and of Omaha. Finken was taken hospital Sunday treatment and ob- Finkens have for her at her home. Christiansen at- of his aunt, Christiansen at morning. Mr served as a IN HOSPITAL Thrasher entered in Omaha x-rays and ob- and son of the weekend with 'ald Stessman Moines after a here with his Stessmans. took his brother, back to a camp where he is he had a short his parents. Wilwerding, on Monday af- With the Adolph of St. Joe, with Frank and and attended Weiland went to to spend a few Ronald Kohles Schmitz family of spent the weekend lVlr[s Hugo Schmitz Chamberlain Spent the weekend and daughters. guests of the Chamberlain of and Duane and by HELEN LEBECK Mrs Wayne Hansen was one of the hostesses Tuesday evening for a shower for Jo Hansen at the Elk Horn Lutheran church. Mrs Earl Noon and JoAnn attended the 4-H achievement show in Harlan at the Savings and Loan bldg. Tuesday evening. The Harvey Greve family attended a picnic dinner Sunday at the Vernon Hansen home. The Norman Mathiasen family and Leland Hanseus of Oakland spent Sunday afternoon with Lee Christeusens. Arnold Lebecks and Lorie Jayne, and Mrs Alma Marsh visited Will Sieck at the Jennie Edmundson hospital Tuesday. Herman Greves and Donna and Denise Doonan visited Gary Hansens of Scranton. This family moved there recently from In- dianola. PLAN SHOWER Several ladies met at the home of Mrs Harvey Greve Monday afternoon to plan a shower for Rebecca Hansen. It will be Friday, July 25 at 8 p.m. Kenkel of St. :ital in omaha for checkup and of Harlan here with her Alf Kleins. Kramer afternoon after I days at the Dale Council Bluffs. were called to s. following the father. Framer family Sunday dinner Cecelia Framer. of Harlan with her grand- ce Thraens and of Thraens, Wm. and sons of omaha Thraen family of the an- of Father Ed Father Louis Iona, Minn. last mass served at Iona. at St. Columbia's dinner at St. -celia Kramer her Mrs John at Myrtue hospital. Was held at Harlan at St. Wilwerding spent with the John SAFE BUS DRIVERS AT SHELBY-TENNANT SHELBY -- Careful Driver's Awards have been received by the following Shelby-Tennant Community School bus drivers: Burton Arentsen, Harold Peters, DOn Volkens, Rex Davis, Gary Nielsen, Eldon Jensen and Nelda ] Panama Items[ by GERALDINE MISCHO Next Sewing Circle will hold its next meeting Wednesday afternoon, July 23. Religious Vacation School was held at St. Mary's for two weeks. Msgr. M. B. Schiltz and Rev. Terrence Lindsley con- ducted the classes. First Holy Communion for those attending the school took place during the 8 aJn. Mass at St. Mary's. Msgr. Schiltz celebrated the Mass assisted by the adult choir. Communicants were Joel and Jolene Schwery, Dennis and Douglas Blum, David Reinig, Denise Schwery, Carol Leuschen, Carol Pauley and Joanne Blum. Breakfast was given them in St. Mary's cafeteria by the ladies of the parish. Msgr. M. B. Schlitz, Mr and Mrs Al Schiltz and Bertha Sch- wery left Tuesday morning for the Black Hills in South Dakota. They will also visit Rev. Martin Schlitz, S.J. in South Dakota. RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL Mrs Louis Wingert and baby returned home Sunday from Mercy hospital in Council Bluffs. Rev. Eugene Klein of Greenfield assisted at the con- celebrated wedding mass of his cousin, Tom Kwapiszeski to Becky Gault at Churchville, Ia. Don Soars and David of Council Bluffs and John Leuschen of Omaha were Sunday dinner guests of John Leuschens. pronounced "OK". Popcorn didn't even sound good on this sul'y July evening, but the lemonade and iced tea literally melted away! I couldn't help wondering how much gas those cars, both in the races and helping, consumed in the of the night's events. Quite a few gallons, I'm sure. Oe thin that imuressed me' was the good sportsmanship of the drivers while at the same time they were out there doing their best to come in first. Naturally we were especially interested in our neighbors ef- forts and it kept us busy keepg track of all the numbers! I really didn't expect to sleep very well, but I "did! Well, it's time to get ready to go to the Fair, so I'd better sign off. Here's hoping to BCNU there! the date of the year they were platted as their beginning rather than when they were in- corporated. If that's the case, it's later than we think! Evidently the decision was made in 1954 for Harlan to celebrate their 75th birthday by the Chamber of Commerce, as this organization is listed as the sponsor of the event. Either way, Harlan's been around for quite a while! It was so thoughtful of Mrs Crane to call, though, as we do appreciate all information about such things. Portsmouth ATTEND WEDDING Guests attending the wedding" of Tom Kwapiszeski and Becky Gault at Churchville included Mrs Ben Blum, the Nick May family, Leo Kwapiszeskis, the Otto Klein family, Mrs Cecilia Kwapiszeski and Leonard, Robert and Bessie Sullivan, Neff Kwapiszeskis, Mr and Mrs Martin Mages, Herb Wegners, G. A. Leuschens and George, Mrs Cecilia Coenen and Marvin Vogelzangs. Duane Chamberlain spent a few days with his brother, Alvin Chamberlain and family of Omaha. Bob Wangners of Omaha, Joyce Leinen of Portsmouth, Carol Waddell of Harlan and Mike Blum St. were dinner guests of Larry Finkens and Dean honoring Ken Finken E.N.F.N. of San Diego, Calif. Jane and Diane Chamberlain spent a few days with their sister, Mrs Garry Gaul and family of Earling. Eileen Leuschen ac- companied Ed Olsons and Helen Ellison of Council Bluffs to At- chison, Kans., for the weekend. Rev. Adam Reisz of West- phalia was a Sunday dinner guest of his sister, Mrs Al Stiun and family. Pat Ratigans and Patty spent Sunday with their daughter and sister, Mrs Jim Block and family of Bellevue, Neb. The Bob Weeks family of Grand Rapids, Mich., arrived Saturday for a visit with their sister, Mrs Daniel Herbst and family. Sunday evening dinner guests of Earl Hasterts celebrating Mr Hastert's bir- thday were R.ev. Adam Reisz and Adeline Rosman of Westphalia, the Ed Chalupa family, Mr and by LUCILLE JURSCHAK August Reinig who was a surgical patient at Mercy hospital in Council Bluffs, has returned home. BABY BORN Mr and Mrs Phil Herkenrath C St. received word of the birth of a ,Jown granddaughter, Tuesday, July 15, to Jac Belders of Santa Monica, Calif. Mrs Belder is the former Shari Herkenrath. Mrs Bernice Rogers of Omaha spent a week with her parents, J. J. Herkenraths, and visited with other relatives here. John Hellers of Harlan and Dick Gaus were Sunday evening guests of Ralph Krugers. IN HOSPITAL Relatives have been visiting with Mrs Ambrose Wehr, a medical patient at Myrtue hospital. Mrs M. T. Leinen underwent major surgery Tuesday at Myrtue hospital. Infant son of Mr and Mrs Larry Weihs was baptized William Anthony at St, Mary's church Sunday. Mr and Mrs Lawrence Weihs were the sponsors. The Joe Leinen Jr family of Council Bluffs were Saturday guests of her parents, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Weihs. on[eFarm By Mrs Galliard Heflin QUIET AND EMPTY describes our farm today. All the birds have flown away from the nest again after an all-too-brief visit and the rooms seem so IRGE ? We knew this was going to happen, but just the same, we weren't ready for it. But life goes on, and the best thing to do is to be thankful for the precious hours and days we have had while looking to the future. It helps to get real busy with something else, so here goes! At least I know there is one reader of this column. Lois Crane (Mrs Dr. Crane) of Shelby was kind enough to give me a telephone call last week. She said she was doing that instead of writing a letter, and I was glad because it's nice to hear a new friend's voice! Her call was in regard to the dates we have been quoting on Harlan's Centennial year Having done some research along this line, she offered the information that most towns use Wager. InlS recognKIon IS given Dy ............ all Ot umana, Lzme reuy, the State of Iowa Director of ........ Tran--rtati-n to driverc Leonara ay ann Jan 5aandt o :v.. " ":' " h "  Harlan, Rev Ierrence Lindsley, compleung me sc oo year .... : ........ ..... me oonn P tlcKezs tazmiy, me SEVERAL ' without accidents revolving In- . . : ., - . inrv nr nrnnprtv dma Joe ranfl zamlly and AI Stinns "--" - "--"--" ---'---" and Maurice MODELS ON Bond Paper DISPLAY. S;t.op .in la : AT LEAST we know for sure this is the year for the Shelby County Centennial Fair! And R's off to a good start. With activity of all kinds, there is something for everyone at the Fairgrounds. It's buzzing with excitement. It was buzzing last week, too, on Friday night's racing date. When Grandfather took the boys, they politely invited Grandma to go along. And she did! Really, I don't think it is just my Cup of tea because I get all shook up at the spills and close calls. But it was exciting, there's no doubt about that. In between watching the races (and they are so well organized that there isn't TOO much time ) it was fascinating to watch the people. So many young folks and children were there, it seemed. They were intent and interested in every facet of the evening's program. Vicariously having the thrills and chills of driving those noisy monsters, they were having the time of their lives. Hushed by the crashups, the crowd cheered lustily as the drivers were PAGE 3 Hrhn, la. News Advertise Mo. i:ing, July 21, 1969 Pbx 755-3111 one week only By a special purchase, we were able to make this buy in good white bond typing paper, 8V2x11 size, 500 sheet package. This normally sells for $1.20 per ream package, 500 sheets/ Carbon Paper, tablet 17 sheets- |h -- I I I I Iii II I HARLAN TRIBUNE Shelby News by DELLA HILDEBRANDT All the children and grand- children of Elsie Mortensen celebrated her birthday Sunday, July 13 at the Avoca Nursing Home. They enjoyed home-made ice cream and birthday cake. Mrs Fannie Selvidge of Witcha Falls, Tex. was a guest. Jim Balster, Pat and Doug Hildebrand of Omaha, and Steven Balster in service were unable to attend. Scoff Cleaners CLOSED for vacation July 21st to 26th ;an|tone Scott Cleaners Across From City Hall for gracious OUTDOOR LIVING! Park a new '69 gas light and grill. on your pacto How else to describe this new dimension in outdoor living from Harlan Municipal Utilities? 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