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Ilorlo n N00Irs LET'S GET PERSONAL -- report your out-of-town trips and guests regularly, Your friends and relatives enjoy reading these little items and your hosts and guests appreciate your courtesy in reporting them. Mr and Mrs A. D. King of Waterloo spent the weekend with Mrs Jennie Dawson. The Kings, residents of Harlan several years ago, visited other friends while here. Kathy Blum has returned to her employment following a vacation spent in Colorado. Mr and Mrs Cecil Cox took their son Jeff to Hays, Kans., Saturday, where he will he a freshman at Fort Hays State College. Mr and Mrs Clarence Fick of Coon Rapids and Clarence E. Peterson of Harlan were Sunday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Lyle Walker and family. Afternoon visitors were Messrs and Mines Earl Waddell, Connie and Bruce, Melvin Martin and family, all of Harlan and Mr and Mrs Andy Sorensen of Perry. They came especially to see the Walker's son, Lyle Jr. of Ft. Rucker, Ala., who is visRing his family. BABY GIRL: Mr and Mrs Edward Kopta Jr. of Lincoln, Neb. announce the birth of their first child, Kerry Lee, born August 28 weighing 7 lb. 8 oz. Grandparents are"Mr and Mrs Darrell Burger of Harlan and Edward Kopta Sr, of Ken- nelworth, N. J. Mrs Tom Burger of Harlan is the great grand- mother. Mrs Darrell Burger returned Tuesday after spending a week with her daughter and family. Mary Walker returned home Sunday evening after spending several days with Rev. and Mrs Gary Nelson, Jeff, Scott and Kristen in Danville, Ill. Mrs John D. Walker and Chester of Woodbine were Saturday dinner guests of Mr and Mrs Lyle D. Walker and family. Mrs Benita Mueller has returned from a month's vacation on the west coast. She visited her son, Phil and family in San Francisco, Calif. She also toured Jack London Square, OakJand J3er keley,Alamedo, and Mormon's Temple. She spent a few days in San Leandro visiting a friend, Violet Smith, before her flight home. Her daughter and family, the Gene Millers, met Mrs Mueller at the airport in Omaha. Bill Findlay, son of Dale Findlays, has returned to Doane College, Crete, Neb. for his sophomore year. His roommate, Bill Steinstrip of Chicago, stopped for him and he rode out with him. Airman 1-c Tom Burger is spending a furlough with his parents, Mr and Mrs Darrell Burger. He will report for duty Sept. 16 when he will be stationed in Guam with the Air Passenger Service. Kirsten Kay, Nelson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Ronald Nelson, was baptized Sunday at St. Michaels Church. Sponsors were John Eggers and Debbie Sekeras of Fort Dodge. Guests for dinner in addition to the sporors were his parents, Mr and Mrs Mel Nelson of Badger and her parents, Mr and Mrs Ralph Sikeras of Fort Dodge. Sunday afternoon and evening guests of Mr and Mrs George Kelley in honor of Mr Kelley's birthday were: Messrs and Mines Vertus Brus of Westside, John Grabill and Randy, Lowell Adams, Gerald Kelley, Darrell Kelley and boys, also, Beverly Adams, Nina Kelley and Mrs John Kelley. Mr and Mrs R. C. Blank of Kansas City, Me. spent a few days with his mother, Mrs J. W. Saylor. Mrs Saylor accompanied the Blanks home for a visR. BABY BOY: Mr and Mrs Dean Fabian announce the birth of their first child, a son named Bradley Dean, born Sept. 4 weighing 9 lb. 14 oz. Grand- parents are Mr and Mrs Gaylord Doonan and Albert Fabian. Great andparents are Mr and Mrs ank Doonan and Mrs Earl Abel of Creston. Raymond Knight took his daughter, Kathy, to Cedar Falls Sunday, where she will attend University of Northern Iowa for her junior year. David Lewis, son of the Jack Lewis', returned to Shattuck School, Fairbaalt, Minn. Wed- nesday where he will resume classes. Vivian and Lance Poldberg of Escondido, Calif. were guests of honor at a barbecue-picnic supper at the home of Mr and Mrs Dale Poldberg Saturday evening. Guests were Messrs and lVlmes Keith Allen and family, Robert Poldberg, Lyle Poldberg aml sons of Carter Lake, Bob Hansen and daughter, Burdette Poldberg and Safiy, Edna Weilm, Chris Poldberg, also, Mines Ellen Cln'istensen, Hilda Pedersen of Long Beach Calif., Marjorie Petersen, and the honorees. Mrs Gladys Swank and son Edwin Swank attended funeral services at Trenton, Me. Tuesday for Mrs Swank's brother-in-law, Ernest Swank. They returned Wednesday. Mr and Mrs G. E. Leach of Des Moines were guests of Mrs Harvey Jacobsen Monday. Mrs Helen Neumann of Denver, Colo. and Mr and Mrs L. G. Sedgewick of Omaha were visitors at the Lake Havick and W. F. Kilp.aick homes. Mrs Neumann is a sister of Mr Kflpatrick and a cousin of Mrs Havick. William Tinsley took his son and daughter to Iowa City Tuesday where Bill is a graduate student and Barbara a sophomore at the University. Guests of Mr'and Mrs Joe Semrad, Sunday, were their daughter-in-law and grandson, Mrs Robert Semrad and Rex of Brookings, S. D., and Mr and Mrs Evald Gaard and Kathy of Arlington, S. D. Mr and Mrs Don Blakely and Marcia took Ardj Spragg, daughter of Mrs Aletha Spragg to Mounds School of Nursing in St. Paul, Minn. wtiere she is enrolled on Friday. On Sunday they took Lori Marie Boggs to Maryville, Mo., where she is in her senior year at N.W.M.S.C. The Blakely's took their daughter, Marcis to Ottawa University, Ottawa, Kans. for her junior Dar, Tuesday. Mrs T. W. Faulkner of Danvers, Mass. arrived at the James Dahlof home Wednesday. she accompanied her son Tom this far, as he was enroute to California following a company transfer. Mrs Faulkner is a sister of Mrs Dahlof. She has other sisters and' brothers as well as many nieces and nephews in the area and will visit here for an indefinite time. Dan Bertsch, son of Mr and Mrs Robert Bertsch has resumed classes at Wayne State Kollege, Wayne Neb., where he is a junior. He spent the summer months at Cross, S. C., where he was em- ployed at Tiny Lund's Fish Comp. TO ATTEND P.E.O. CONVENTION Mrs R. L. Tredway will at- tend the Centennial Convention of the P.E.O. Sisterhood in Des Moines, Iowa, September 29 through October 2 as an official delegate. Mrs Tredway is president of Harlan P.E.O. Chapter AP. Mr and Mrs Raymond Thomsen of rural I-]Jarlan have returned from a two week viEit with their daughter and son-ira law, Mr and Mrs Tom Schmitz at Long Branch, N. J. The Thom- sens were accompanied by Tom's parents, Mr and Mrs Vince Sch- mitz of Panama. FINKEN ADDRESS +EARLING -- Mr and Mrs Omrles Finken of Earling have received the following change of address from their son, Alan, serving with the helicopter crew in Vietnam: Sp4 Alan Finken RAIE983992, 482-58-2934 18th Avn. Co. B Co. 5th Sp For., A.P.O. San Francisco, Calif. 96318. Mrs Lucille Jurschak and Joe Skalla visited Thursday at the A. J. Herkenrath and Tom Crumer homes in Omaha. Mrs Phil Herkenrath, Sr and Mrs Jack Belder and children of Santa Monica, Calif. visited Dick Herkenraths and John Herkenraths II in Omaha Tuesday. Sunday guests of John Ohlingers were Carolyn Ohlinger of Harlan, Emily Ohlinger of St. Mary's College at Omaha, and the Alvin Kohl family. FIRST MEETING Members of the Rosary Confraternity will have their first fall meeting Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the community hall. J. P. Steins spent two days at the Clay County fair and also visited with his sister, Mrs Tony Rath at Storm Lake, Ia. Louie Leinen, Jack Wendt and Gene Schoemann left Tuesday for a few days of fishing and sightseeing in Minnesota. Joe Kenkel of Earling visited Mrs August Reinig Sunday. Merhbers of the Rosary Confraternity sponsored a welcome reception for the new pastor, Father Kelly, on Sunday, Sept. 7. Local firemen held their business and social meeting Tuesday evening at the fire hall here. Mr and Mrs Walt Reisz visited Monday evening with Father Adam Reisz at West- phalia. Mrs Tom Cramer of Omaha visited her father, Joe Skalla Wednesday. CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS MEET Mrs Elizabeth Skalla was hostess for the Catholic Daughters meeting Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs Al Huebner. Prize winners were Mines Pete Lefeber, Elizabeth Skalla, Nick Bruck, St., John N. Stein and J. P. Stein. Refresh- ments were served by the hostess. Members will meet Oct. 14 with Mrs Mike Schmidt. Theresa Reinig, daughter of Alvin Reinigs, went to Omaha where she will begin nurses training at St. Joseph's hospital there. Mines John Ohhnger, Emma Lefeber, and Matt Gross at- tended the Day of Recollection Sunday at St. Abert's School in Council Bluffs. Getrude Jurschak of Chicago left Thursday for her home. She had spent the past ten days visiting at the homes of Joe Jurschak, Mrs Lucille Jurschak here, and with Mrs Mary Jur- schak in Harlan, and her sister, Margaret Jurschak in Omaha. ON VACATION Joe Skalla and Mrs Lucille Jurschak left Thursday morning for a visit with their sister and aunt, Mrs Kate Yegge at Garner, Ia. They will also visit another sister and aunt, the Joe Schumacher family at Sher- wood, Wisc. HAIRSTYLING GRADUATE Zeno Leinens, Linda Leinen of Harlan, Mrs Jerry Brue and son of Denison, Mrs Ralph Blum of Panama and Mrs Lawrence Engel of Westphalia attended the graduation of their daughter, sister and neice, Zita Leinen from Stewarts school of Hairstyling at Council Bluffs, Saturday af- ternoon. Zita began working Monday as an instructor at Stewarts school of cosmetology. Defiance News by MRS MURL SMITH Jack Strudthoffs and family of Millard, Neb. spent the weekend at the Eva Kloewer home before leaving for Los Angeles, Calif., where they will make their home. Mr Strudthoff is being transferred to L.A., where he will manage a new office for Mutual of Omaha. Chris Gaus were Sunday dinner guests of Joe Gaus in Omaha, and supper guests of the Gene Gau family. Mr Gau also visited his brother, Cornelius, a patient in St. Joseph's Hospital in Omaha ............. aep. and Mrs Alfred Nielsen M R A=ND MRS HERBERT THORDSON were in Des Moines Monday and ............................................................................. Sept. 17, 1969 Sept. 17, 1919 Persia couple to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary iiiiiii00i!ilili!iiiiiiiii00iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Tuesday where he attended a legislative county government committee meeting. Nettle Vest of St. Petersburg, Fla., Sarah Algren of Manilla, Laura Vest and Mrs Walter Murray of Irwin, Rose Rothe of Lyman, and Anna Frazier of Shelby, were Tuesday afternoon visitors of Mrs Murl Smith. Lee McLaughlins were Friday evening supper guests of his parents, Willard McLaughlins of Tennant. The Dennis Dottier family and Mrs Marjorie Rosenthal, all of Omaha, were Tuesday af- ternoon callers of Carl Coenens. Mrs Clarence Groff of Pocahontas, Mrs Ed Loehr, and Mildred Goeser were Tuesday afternoon visitors in the Wieland brothers' home. Enjoying a family picnic in the Avoca park Sunday were Messrs and Mmes Jack Strud- thoff and children of Millard, Neb., Jack Cook and family, Gene Richards and family, Eldon Meyer and family, Clyde Meyer and family, Dorothy Kloewer and Jane Dotzler, all of Omaha; the families of Bernard Assman of Dunlap, Lowell Kenyon of Stuart, Leonard Griener of Harlan, Robert Dotzler, Don Kloewer, Bob Kloewer, Delbert Lehan and Mrs Eva Kloewer, John and Rick, all of Defiance. The oc- casion was a farewell for the Jack Strudthoff family who are moving to Los Angeles. The Larry Kerns family of Irwin visited Lee McLaughlins Sunday afternoon. NEW GRANDSON Carl Coenens have received word of the arrival of a new grandson on September 8. The parents are Don Pettys of Rock- ford, Ill. HARLAN NEWCOMERS MET SEPTEMBER 2 The Harlan Newcomers Club held their first meeting of the season, Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Savings and Loan B!. Since the president has resigned due to ill health and the vice president has moved from tOwn, an election was held. Mrs Kenneth Sprague was electe4 president and Mrs Dennis Bereson, vice president. The evening was spent playing get acquainted games and bingo, Winners were Mmes Ernest Kardell, Andy Mein, George Ernst, Loyal Moore, Dennis Stamp, Dale Dickinson, Clyde Kohl and Lynn Grulke. The sponsor for the month was Harlan National Bank. Refreshments were served by the retiring officers. EXTENSION CALENDAR Sept. 15 --Fall Market Hog show, 2 p.m., Sale Barn, Harlan. Judging contest 1 p.m. Sept. 18 -- Carcass Show, Jim's Locker, Harlan, 8 p.m. Sept. 19-27 -- Ak-Sar-Ben Livestock Show, Omaha. Gas ranges, dryers and water heaters, Get bm while they're hot Mr and Mrs Herbert Thord- son of Persia will hold open house in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary, September 21, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Persia Community Hall. Co-hosting the event will be Mr and Mrs Jerry McIntosh and Mr and Mrs LaVern Wilson. The ladies are nieces of the honored couple. The Thordsons were married Sept. 17, 1919 at the home of the bride's parents. They had three sons, all deceased. They have 16 nieces and nephews, 38 great nieces and nephews, and 13 great great nieces and nephews. Mr Thordsen has been a carpenter many years and is still working at that trade. They are charter members of St. John's Lutheran Church, the American Legion and Auxiliary. They also are members of the Matt Tinley World War I Post of Council Bluffs. No invitations are being sent, but all relatives and friends are invited to attend the event. Prt Benedict N. Blum RA479- 62-5477, COC Bdl PLTN4, Ft. Lewis, Wash. 98433. He is the son of Mr and Mrs Vincent Blum of Rt. 1, Harlan. LEGION AUXILIARY TO MEET WED., SEPT. 17 A regular meeting of the American Lagion Auxiliary on Wednesday evening, Sept. 17 at the Legion hall will be a joint session with the American Legion for the opening and dosing rRual. Business meetings will be seperate and there will be refreshments at the dose. Auxiliary dues have been cming in nicely. Those who have not paid, please bring or send them to this meeting if con- venient. AT CATTLE CONGRESS WATERILR) -- tlene telsz, Roger Andersen and Randy Grabill, (Jim Gaul, Alternate), coached by Warren Ekstrom, will represent the Harlan high school FFA Chapter in the State FFA Dairy Judging Contest, which will be held on the opening day of the 1969 National Dairy Cattle Congress in Waterloo. PAGE 6 Hlan, Ia. News Mn. -ning, Sel Phone Adult ag at Panama PANAMA adult agriculture corn test plot one here Monday, Sept. according to Bill instructor. Data on made available to ticipating at the Rodenborn said. Tomato Jordan Bloomfield, two-pound in his garden. measured the tomato that it was 17 cumference. CHICKEN AND HAM THURSDAY, SEPT. 18 ADULTS $1.50 CHILDREN 75c Start serving at 5 P.M. United Methodist Church Irwin, Iowa ANNOUNCING - "LaVale's 'Fashions" Has Been Sold! I wish to announce .bat Ma's Maxine Jacobs has pro'chased "LaVale's ions" in Harlan. Mrs Jaoobs wig operate the hdies store under the name of Style Shop. Stop in and get acquainted! I wish to ".thank" all. my friends and cusomers fcr  petrmmge. h-iendship and brininess has been greatly alated. MRS FLOYD -- LAVale's Tired of the daily routine? Escape from the ordinary Thur day, Sept. 18 The newest Oldsmobile is the elegant 1970 Cutlass Supreme Holiday Coupe, a distinctive ear designed to answer growing customer demand for sporty luxury in a personalized kind of automobile. It is identified by its own notchback roof line, its own body shape, its own external ornamentation, and its own ultra-lmmrious interior, 1970 Olds escape machine. o/th0000S00venttes/ HAVE REFRESHMENTS WITH AND SEE THE RESULTS OF "YOUNGMOBILE THINKING" AT-- GMC TRUCKS HARLAN, IOWA g i ,...-.oo.xom,.e,'e.'...-.-.';.; .-. v.'.'.%-...'.....-......e .-...%:.: .:-:.:-:;:.:. :;:.:.:.:.:. :;:.:;:.:.:.:.:.:.:..'.:':;;', .r .-'.:;:-'..:.';:,=;:;:.:.:.:-:..:-'e:-:-:.:. :;'.;:;.'-'.-:-:-:; Another "'Big Show" in Harlan September 18-19-20 "'THE MU!SIC MAN" BROADWAY'S GREAT MUSICAL ABOUT IOWA , VETERANS AUDITORIUM You'll be entertained by your Shelby County nei' hborsl I