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News from the Schleswig Leader

February 10, 1911 - May 26, 1911

February 10, 1911

Front Page

Council Proceedings

Council met in special session at city hall Jan. 31, 1911. Called to order by Mayor Schultz at 7:30 p.m. Members present Braase, Spahn, Hollander, Stegemann and Schroeder.

Moved and seconded that engine and pump be moved immediately from the old pump house to the new pump house; carried.

Moved and seconded that Aug. Schultz see that it is done. Moved and seconded that council adjourn; carried.
Aug. Rickert, Clerk.

Council met in regular session at city hall Feb. 7, 1911. Called to order by Mayor Schultz at 7:30 p.m. Members present Spahn, Braase, Stegemann, Hollander and Schroeder. Minutes of previous and special meetings read and approved.

Moved and seconded that the following bills be allowed and ordered paid:

Henry Rickert $60.00
Green Bay Lumber Co. 32.20
John Jensen 7.00
Schleswig Tel. Co. 2.40
Henry Andresen 32.00
Albert G. Schultz 101.55

Moved and seconded that council adjourn; carried
Aug. Rickert, Clerk.

Public Sales
Owing to the fact that I have sold my farm I will sell at public auction at my place 3 miles northwest of Schleswig the following property on FRIDAY, FEB. 17th. Commencing at 10 o'clock a.m.

4 horses, 14 cattle, 30 hogs, 5 tons hay, 15 doz. chickens, 600 bu. corn, farm machinery, household goods. In fact I intend to sell everything. I have, and expect to leave with my family for Germany soon after the sale to spend the summer.

Lunch at noon, usual terms. F. D. Reinking, Auctioneer; Theo. Rohwer, Clerk.

The undersigned will sell at public auction at his place 3 miles west of Schleswig at center school house, Morgan twp., the following property, commencing at 10 a.m. on THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 4 horses, 4 mules, 175 hogs, 12 dozen chickens, farm machinery, 3000 bu. corn. Lunch at noon, usual terms. Herman Krohnke auctioneer, B. S. Andresen clerk.

'Round About

Herbert Fishel of Dow City has been appointed as county surveyor to fill the place held by Uncle Morris McHenry.

Local Items

Feb. 10, 1911

- Arlo Schmidt was in Denison Thursday.
- John Krohnke is laid up with the grippe this week.
- The Frauen Verein met with Mrs. Henry Bendixen Thursday.
- John Ainsworth of Denison attended the teachers' meeting here Saturday.

- Paul Wollesen and little son were in town from Kiron between trains Tuesday.
- Mrs. Taylor Merrifield of Anthon spent a few days the past week with Mrs. H. C. Peterson.
- Emil Boock is getting along nicely with his siege of diphtheria and will soon be out of quarantine.

- John Nicholsen went to Denison Friday to see his father who was very ill, but who is now much improved.
- The music pupils of Miss Belle Selander held a recital at the R. Anderson home near Kiron Thursday evening.

- A. H. Stoltenberg has resigned his position as assistant cashier in the German Bank and will clerk in his father's store.
- John Lafrantz, and Mrs. Etta Dicksen and little son of Lloyd, Montana, are visiting here with their many relatives.

- Amelia Petersen is on the sick list this week.
- The G. L. club met with Mrs. Matt Koerner Wednesday.
- Mrs. Treloar and children are visiting with her mother in Onawa.
- Dr. Jones was called to Kiron Wednesday on professional business.

- Mrs. Girard was in Omaha a couple of days this week on business.
- Little Vernet Schmidt, daughter of Herman Schmidt and wife, is sick this week.
- Henry Klotz and Minnie Hollander spent Sunday at his parental home in Holstein.

- Anna Lorenzen, who is working in Sioux City, spent a few days this week at her parental home here. - Mrs. Sarah Vermehren returned this week from Omaha where she had been visiting relatives for some time.
- Mrs. Floyd Smith and little daughter of Doland, S. Dak., are visiting here with her father Geo. Holten.

- A stockholders' meeting of the Schleswig Light & Fuel Co, will be held in the city hall on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 23.
- Peter Petersen returned to his home at Fulda, Minnesota, this week after several weeks spent here at the Lorenz Petersen home.

- A large crowd was in town last Saturday, brought here by the two big sales, those of H. W. Schmidt and Peter C. Hollander. Hollander's sale closes Saturday, while Schmidt's sale lasts until next week Saturday.

- Ennis Stoltenberg arrived here this week and is now getting acquainted with the Jurgen Schroeder stock of merchandise, and with the people, preparatory to clerking when his father takes possession of the store.

- What was the worst blizzard in several years, hit us on Sunday. It only lasted one day - but it was a great plenty, thank you. Drifts six to eight feet deep were piled up on the streets. Sleighing was pretty good for a few days.

- Peter Ziehm has sold his farm and on February 17 will hold an auction sale of all his farm and personal property, after which he and his family will leave for Germany where they will spend the summer in the old home land.

- The Schleswig district teachers' meeting was held in the school house Saturday and was well attended. Interesting talks were given by the various teachers. Supt. Olry reports this meeting as being one of the best held in the county this winter.

- County superintendent F. N. Olry and wife spent Sunday in Schleswig, Mr. Olry coming to attend the teachers' meeting on Saturday.

- Mrs. Al Duffy and daughter Nettie of Muscatine county, and Mrs. Conrad Rossburg of Osmond, Nebraska, who have been visiting at the Wm. Stegemann home, left Monday for their respective homes. - The many friends of Henry Bergendahl family will be pleased to learn that the diphtheria quarantine has been removed from their home, the children having recovered nicely from that dread disease.

- Almost unparalleled amount of sickness has been visiting this community the past few weeks, a sort of epidemic in a form similar to the grippe, with the addition of an extremely sore chest and cough that almost tears the bones loose from the flesh, and stays with patient for a number of days.

- On Sunday a deal was made whereby Jurgen Schroeder sold his stock of general merchandise to E. Stoltenberg of Doon. The new proprietor will take possession in a week or two. Mr. Schroeder has been in business here almost since the town started, and his fairness and integrity have won him a large patronage. About 1885 he started a small store in Hohenzollern and for 14 years was at that place. In 1899 he moved to Schleswig and started his store here. As the town has grown, so has his store, until today he has as large a stock as is generally found in a town much larger than this. Mr. Schroeder has prospered, and now feels that he has earned a rest from active labors in the store. May the success of the old management pass on to the new.

- There will be a Valentine box social at the John Lorenzen schoolhouse, dist 4 Morgan, on Friday evening, Feb. 17. Everyone is cordially invited.

- While working around a wood sawing outfit, Marcus Stegemann, son of Otto Stegemann, had the misfortune to break his arm in two places. He is doing nicely at present, however.

- Prof. Earl Kramer came here from Ida Grove Monday to resume his school duties, but on Tuesday he returned to Eda Grove, being unable to teach. His sister, Miss Alma Kramer, is teaching the high school in his absence. It is to be hoped that he is able to return to his work by next week.

February 17, 1911

Round About

A. J. Gary of Denison, while moving a house last week, had his arm crushed so badly that it was necessary for it to be amputated.

Local Items

- Mrs. Chris Ernst is on the sick list this week.
- Hans Baeth celebrated his birthday on Sunday.
- Ex-county superintendent Hoffman of Denison was in town on Monday.
- Caroline Hollander attended the big mask ball in West Side Saturday night.

- Misses Nellie Porter and Elma Rooher of Ute were in town between trains Wednesday.
- Delef Wohlert and wife of near Ricketts visited here Monday with her brother Will Hamann and wife.
- Misses Marie, Hattie and Hanna Ebert went to Fort Dodge Saturday where they will visit for a time.

- Herman Jocmims(Jochims?) made a flying trip to Omaha Tuesday to get repairs for the moving picture machine.
- There was a big party at the Fritz Reinking home on Sunday evening. Of course everyone had a big time.
- The Lorenz Petersen home is under quarantine, Miss Amelia having diphtheria. Her condition is not serious.

- Henry C. Hansen and sister Miss Botilda left last week for Oregon where they will visit for a time with friends.
- H. J. Schmedke sold the northwest quarter of section thirty-one in Otter Creek township to Jurgen Gregoshes for $120 per acre.
- Claus Munster of Ricketts was in town between trains Monday.

- Aug. Reinking of Cushing is visiting relatives and friends here this week.
- Herman Boysen and wife attended the Jannsen-Miller wedding Wednesday.
- Mrs. Gustav Rickert of Ricketts visited this week at the Herman Krohnke home.
- There will be a box social at the Fritz Witt school house this Friday eveining, Luella Koontz, teacher.

- John Nicholsen has been on the sick list a few days this week and unable to attend to his duties at the store.
- John Spahn shipped a car load of cattle from Ida Grove Saturday, some that he had bought in Ida county.
- George Spahn celebrated his birthday Sunday at his home here. His 78 years old and is still hale and hearty.

- Hans Iversen of Kiron is assisting in the Green Bay yards here this week, manager Hoiten being on the sick list.
- Has Peter Hub left Wednesday for Bloomfield and Osmond, Nebraska, where he will bisit with relatives for a few weeks.

- Mr. and Mrs. Detlef Wieck returned Tuesday from Lyons, where they had been called owing to the death of Mrs. Wieck's sister.
- Mrs. Herman Rathje under went an operation Thursday at her home near here. The operation was performed by Dr. Schultz, assisted by Dr. Conn.

- Tuesday was Shirley Schultz' birthday. Mrs. Schultz entertained the members of the M.G.R. club in the afternoon in honor of the event. A dainty luncheon was served, the table being decorated in red and white.

- On Saturday H. W. Schmidt closes his bib bargain sale. Such a sale was something new to the people here, nothing like it ever having been attempted. The people liked it though, judging from the large crowds that were present each day since it opened.

- ROAD NOTICE - The township clerk will receive sealed bids up to one o'clock p.m. on March 8, 1911, for superintending of roads in part or all of Morgan township, Crawford county, Iowa, for the year from April 1, 1911, bids to be for man and team and man alone. Bidders must be able to give satisfactory bonds. Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Gustav Else, Clerk. R.F.D. No. 1.

- Fritz Reinking, our jovial auctioneer, cried a sale last week near Denison that totaled $13, 500. That is a pretty good sized sale for this part of the country.

- The Emil Boock family was released from quarantine on Monday. Emil did not suffer a very severe attack of diphtheria, never-the-less it was a great plenty.

- Peter Broders and family expect to leave next week for Danbury where they will reside in the future. He sold his farm near here last fall and bought the Spotts farm near Danbury.

- Arlo Schmidt resigned his position at the Jurgen Schroeder store last week and on Monday started working in the German Bank, to take the place of Albert Stoltenberg, who goes to the store.

- There will be a Valentine box social at the John Lorenzen school house, dist 4 Morgan, on Friday evening, Feb. 17. Everyone is cordially invited.

- Anyone wishing carpenter work done should see Boy Oldsen at the Chris Jacobsen farm in Otter Creek. He is prepared to do carpenter work of all kinds.

- Prof Karl Kramer returned Sunday from Ida Grove. He had gone there the week before, being uable to teach. His sister, Miss Alma Kramer, who taught during his absence, left on Saturday.

February 24, 1911

Out of Business

E. Stoltenberg has now taken full charge of the store that I formerly owned. As I retire from active business life in Schleswig I wish to thank the many who have favored me with their trade during the past years that I have been in business here. I assure you that it has all been truly appreciated. I hope that those who have traded with me will continue trading at the ame old stand, and assure them that they will always receive square and honest treatment. Again thanking you for your past patronage, JURGEN SCHROEDER

Round About

The West Side Journal has installed a new press. M. R. Hueschen is giving the West Side people a first class paper.

Local Items

- Franz Kallar was in Denison Saturday on business
- The G. L. club met with Mrs. Jurgen Schroeder Wednesday.
- Henry Henning was in Omaha on business a couple of days this week.
- Frank Jones has been in Charter Oak the past week at the bedside of his father, who is not expected to live.

- The Denison hospital, which has been closed for the past month, will soon be reopened, Dr. Holmes to be in charge.
- Carl Petersen and family left Thursday with three car loads of goos for Anthon, where they will make their home.
- Louise Schiernbeck of Ida Grove spent a few days the past week here at the home of her sister Mr. Ernes Hamann.

- John Berndt and family are moving this week into the house formerly occupied by Dr. Wagner, just south of the school house.
- Henry Naeve was called to Clinton county last Saturday owing to the death of his aged father. He was accompanied by his wife and son Robert.

- Aug. Henkle of Boyer was in town between trains Thursday.
- John Petersen is moving onto his farm south of town this week.
- Mrs. Herman Miller, living east of town, is under care of a nurse at present.
- A. H. Stoltenberg and Miss Burch spent Sunday at the latter's home in Denison.

- Frank Small of Omaha attended the dance here Saturday and visited over Sunday at the Brick Hotel.
- Freda Fastje of Denison attended the club dance here Wednesday night, and visited at the Dr. Jones home.
- John Naeve and family expect to leave Saturday for Clinton county where John will have a blacksmith shop.

- Herman Boysen has been laid up with the grippe the past few days and unable to attend to his duties at Schmidt's store.
- The box social at the Louis Witt school house drew a big crowd, considering the weather, $16.80 was realized from the sale of the boxes.
- Mag Hollander and wife moved during the past week and are now comfortably settled in the pleasant rooms over Fred Spahn's harness shop.

- Dr. Conn of Ida Grove, assisted by Dr. Jones, operated on the infant son of John Spahn and wife on Thursday afternoon for acute knee trouble.
- The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Boock was baptized Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Boock's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hansen.

- Robert Hirch, the cigar maker, on Wednesday received a gold 25 year medal from the Odd Fellows Lodge. He has been a member of that lodge for 31 years. - Herman Schroeder arrived here last Saturday, having been in Washington and the west for the past few months. He was sick for some time with typhoid fever while out there.

- An illustration of what a man can do with Iowa soil may be seen in John Gollhofer. He came to Charter Oak country five years ago and rented the Berchderdt place. At the close of his lease he bought a place of his own. - Charter Oak Times.

- Peter C. Hollander and wife left Tuesday. He went to Chicago and other eastern points to pick out his big line of Spring and Summer clothing, while she went to Boone to visit with relatives until his return. Emil Peters is in charge of the store in Peter's absence.

- We are disappointed that we have heard no impatient outburst from Linus Crow over the sanatorial deadlock down at Des Moines, giving those old politicians a sample of his reputation for doing things at home. One of Linus' "Hell, boys, lets do something," would not sound a bit out of place, and might be the means of opening the way to a quick solution, as it has many times in public affairs among home citizens. - Ute Independent

- Last week Fred Mohr traded his building and lot to a Ute man on a 400 acre piece of land. He will continue to run the saloon, however, renting the building from the new owner.

To Be Given in District No. 3, Morgan Township.
Friday Evening, Feb. 24. At 7:30 Sharp.
Box Social After Program. Everybody Cordially Invited.

Opening Song Old GlorySchool
RecitationThe First PartyHattie Namanny
RecitationThe Little Leaves' Jouney Alvena Peters
DialogueGetting Acquinted(sic) 
DuetThe Farmer's Boy is a Jovial Lad 
RecitationThe Little ActPhilifsfsina Moltman
Flag Drill
RecitationThe Reason WhyHenrietta Tamm
DialogueThe Way of the World 
SongScattering Precious SeedsGirls
RecitationAin't Built That WayWalter Paulsen
RecitationWhich WayHilda Kuehl
SongBoys May Whistle but Girls Must SingSchool
RecitationThe Tail of a PigClarence Tamm
Boot Black Drill
RecitationBoys Make MenJohn Namanny
SongWe Are Going to Skip College Boys
Recitation The Little RogueLouise Moltmann
DialogueFoxy Grandpa 
QuartetteHome Again 
RecitationMy Ma She KnowsWillie Namanny
DialogueThe Spelling Lesson 
RecitationThe Sewing SocietyLeona Paulsen
SongSwinging in the Grape-vine SwingSchool
RecitationKitty at SchoolLucy Moltmann
Opera - The Midshipman
Cast of Characters
Mrs. LoringTony's MotherLeona Paulsen
TonyThe MidshipmannClarence Tamm
AnnieHis SisterHenrietta Tamm
CoraAnnie's FriendDora Peters
AlfredTony's BrotherWalter Paulsen
GraceSisters of TonyPhilifsfsina Moltman
Flora dittoditto
Bridget ServantLucy Moltmann
DuetBeautiful Springtime 
RecitationThe American BoyJohn Brandt
DialogueThe Four Seasons 
RecitationHe's Got the Money TooDora Peters
Dialogue - One Good Turn Deserves Another
Cast of Characters
Mr. ChippleRetired MerchantFrank Peters
EdwardHis SonClarence Tamm
Harry LoftonA returned Californian formerly a boy in Mr. Chipple's storeEdward Paulsen
Landlord Albert Paulsen
Flower Drill
RecitationOn The Other TrainAlbertine Grover
Boat Song
PantomimeJesus Lover of My SoulSchool
Albertive Grover, Teacher Chas. Tamm, Director

March 3, 1911

Round About

Claude Bannick, a former Sac City boy, has been appointed chief of police in Seattle

Local Items

- Mayor Schultz had business in Denison Monday.
- Mrs. John D. Carstens is on the sick list this week.
- Lawyer Lally of Denison was in town Wednesday.
- Mrs. Theo. Rohwer is visiting with relatives in Ida Grove this week.

- Mrs. John Ploug, who has been ill for some time, is improving in health.
- Mrs. Carl Kleaver is seriously sick with nephritis. A trained nurse is with her constantly.
- Dr. Jones and wife are moving into Albert Stetemann's house, that he and his sister just vacated.

- Albert Naeve left Thursday for Superior, Wyoming, where he will visit with his brother Louie for a while.
- Ed Mohr and family left Monday for Beaver Creek, Minnesota, where they expect to farm the coming year.
- John Stock returned to his home at Council Bluffs Monday after several weeks spent here visiting with his son Frank and family.

- A. G. Schultz and wife are visiting at Boone at her parental home. Albert is also attending a convention of hardware dealers in Des Moines.
- The John D. Naeve family left Tuesday for Lyons where they will make their home in the future. A.. their friends here join in wishing them the best of success in their new home.

- Mrs. Herman Boysen is on the sick list this week.
- John Spahn was in Sioux City on business this week.
- Mrs. Chas. Ernst has been quite ill the past week.
- Alfred Dohse of West Side spent a few days the past week with friends here.

- Another case of diphtheria is reported at the Claudius Bielenberg home near here.
- Prof. Earl Kramer spent Saturday and Sunday at his parental home in Ida Grove.
- Peter Hollander and Frau re(turned) the first of the week, he from Chicago and she from Boone.

- Mrs. Vonahuen of Mapleton visited over Sunday with her daughter Mary at the Heinie Peterson home.
- Most of the business places in town closed up Thursday afternoon during the funeral services of Pye Jurgensen.

- Olga Schroeder has been kept from her duties at the store part of this week owing to a severe attack of tonsilitis.
- The Brick Hotel is now under the management of Petersen & Witt. The new firm took charge March first. We wish the new firm success.

- The infant son of John Spahn and wife is recovering nicely from the operation performed on his knee last week. A nurse is in charge.
- Mrs. Floyd Smith and little daughter returned to their home in South Dakota Saturday after several weeks spent here at the home of her father, George Holten.

- Mrs. Jochim Rathje is on the sick list this week.
- Matt Lorenzen was in Denison last Friday on business.
- Ben Andresen is alos laid up with an attack of nephritis.
- H. C. Petersen and wife and son Ralph spent Sunday at Onawa with her parents.

- Mrs. Jurgen Jebens is very sick at present. Her daughter from Omaha is with her.
- Mayor Schultz was in Ricketts Tuesday on business connected with Henry Rix estate.
- Mrs. Wm. Hall of Denison is visiting here at the home of her daughter Mrs. H. D. Jones.

- Aug Jochims jr is among the many who are sick now. He is laid up with rheumatism and nephritis.
- A. J. Anthony of Omaha visited here a few days this week at the home of his daughter, Mrs. B. M. Smith.
- Mrs. John Lorenzen celebrated her birthday Tuesday. A large crowd was present to join in the festivities.

- Miss Arbor Reed, who teaches near here, returned from Denison Monday, accompanied by Harry Orem of that place.
- Ehler & Petersen is the new firm name, Henry Petersen having gone into partnership with John Ehler in the stock buying business.

- Albert Stegemann's new house was finished this week, and Albert and his siter are moving into it. August Jahn did the paper hanging and interior decorating, and it is a job wll worth seeing.

- Henry Schultz, son of Fred Schultz, living west of town, was operated on Sunday for appendicitis. Dr. Conn performed the operation, assisted by Dr. Jones. The boy is getting along nicely.

- Dr. Jones had a narrow escape from injury one day this week. He was driving and tongue of the buggy came down. The team became frightened and ran away, but luckily he escaped unhurt.

- Chas. Spahn has decided that, after all, there is no place like the farm, and on Tuesday he left with his household goods for Lawton where he has rented a farm. His family followed him Thursday.

- Honas Carstens and wife purchased the John Naeve residence and have moved into it. On the first of March they opened up a hotel there. This building was one of the first put up in Schleswig, and was erected for a hotel. - Fred Hansmann and family gave up possession of the Brick Hotel March first, and after a month of rest will take charge of the City Hotel at Carrol. While here they conducted a first class hotel, and there were many who hated to see them leave.

- On March first A. W. Stegemann resigned his position as rural mail carrier on route 2, and is now moving onto a farm. Herman Schultz, present carrier on route 1, will take route 2, and Ben Andresen will have route 1. Ernest Hamann is carrying mail until Ben is over his sick spell and is able to be out again.

- LOST - About the last of January a post card album containing photo post cards and other cards. Cards addressed to H. C. Somons. Finder please leave at this office.

- "Jimmie" Schultz was looking after his insurance policies, making his will, etc., Monday as he was suffering from an attack of glandular fever. He pulled through all O.K. though.

- Will Hamann and Herman Moltmann returned Monday from Arion where they had been called owing to the serious condition of Henry Stender and wife, who were hurt in a runaway accident.

- While driving to Denison from their farm near Arion their team ran away and Henry Stender and bride were thrown from the wagon to the ground. This accident was on Saturday.

Mrs. Stender was unconscious for nearly twenty-four hours, but is recovering nicely now. Henry, however, is still unconscious. The top of his skull was caved in. A specialist from Omaha was called, and he removed a piece of bone an inch wide and two inches long. Not much hope for his complete recovery are held out. This accident is especially sad as the young couple were just married last Tuesday.

- The Lorenz Petersen family were released from diphtheria quarantine Monday. Those who have had this dread disease thus far have luckily escaped with comparitively light attacks.

- Mrs. Thomas Thompsen is very sick with nephritis pneumonia. Miss Kahler, a trained nurse from Omaha is in charge. Miss Kahler was one of the nurses at the hospital at the time of the typhoid epidemic.

March 17, 1911

Local Items

- Henry Hansen of Boyer was in town Monday.
- A. E. Schultz celebrated his birthday Saturday.
- John Willert spent Monday night at his parental home in Auburn.
- A crowd of over seventy couples attended the dance in the Gottburg building Wednesday evening.

- Miss Mary Burch went to Denison Friday to be with her mother who is very ill. She returned Sunday.
- Nellie Porter returned Tuesday from Sioux City where she had been to pick out her Spring line of millinery.
- Mesdames W. H. Schultz and Paul Jepsen returned last week from Bronson where they had been visiting at the Hugo Wiegand home.

- Ernst Hamann this week sold his pool hall to John Bruggen. Ernst has decided to work for Uncle Sam right along now, carrying mail on route 2.
- At the school election Moday there were but twenty-one votes cast. Theo. Rohwer and C. J. ?aussen(Claussen?) were elected as directors (for) a term of three years.

- Magnus Tadsen of Wall Lake was in town Tuesday.
- Mrs. Julius Wulf is very ill at the present writing. She is under the care of a nurse.
- Henry Buntz of Battle Creek visited over Sunday at the Peter Paulsen home near here.
- Mrs. Henry Buck has been very sick the last two or three weeks from a severe attack of influenza.

- Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Schroeder are in Omaha this week where Mr. Schroeder is having his eyes treated.
- Luella Koontz, who teaches in the Louis Witt district, is spending a week's vacation at her home in Onawa.
- Herman Schultz has resigned his position as mail carrier on route 1, to take effect April 1. Ben Andresen will take the toute after the first.

- Henry Buck spent a few days this week in Des Moines on both business and pleasure. Aug. Braase had charge of the gas plant in Henry's absence.
- Mrs. Morris, who teaches in the Nick Naeve district was compelled to give up teaching for a time on account of a severe attack of the grippe. She went to her home in Denison.

- Miss Brady, the nurse who has been attending the little son of John Spahn and wife, which was operated on for knee trouble, left Wednesday for Sioux City, the little fellow being much better.
- Those from out of town who attended the Klotz-Hollander wedding Wednesday were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klotz and son Chas. of Holstein, Alice Jensen and Alfred Dohse of West Side, and Hans Iversen of Kiron.

- There will be a general meeting of the Morgan Twp. Cemetery Association at Schroeder's hall, Saturday March 25, at 1:30 p.m. All members are requested to be present. John Jepsen, President. Claus Krohnke, Secrectary.
- On Monday Frank Stock sold his barber shop to Will Greves of Denison, the new man taking immediate possesion. Mr. Stock will probably by a shop some where in Nebraska. We regret losing this estimable family from our town, but wish them the best of success wherever they may go.

- Herman Jochims and Wm. Pipgras went to Omaha the first of the week where Herman bought a gasoline engine and an electric dynamo. These will be installed as soon as an electrician can be secured to to the work, and the moving picture theatre will be all electric lighted. The machine will be run with an electric light, thus insuring a bright steady light.

- Moving picture shows will be held in the future in the old restaurant building just west of the Boysen Store. Good, comfortable chairs have been put in. Ten cents admission will be charged to everyone, both young and old.

MARCH 24, 1911


- Lou Ernst is laid up with the grippe.
- John Krohnke and wife were in Denison Thursday.
- Irma Bennet of Onowa is visiting with friends here.
- The G.L. club met with Mrs. Chris Ernst Wednesday

- Amella Krohnke is able to be out again after a severe illness.
- Neil Koch visited at the Paul Wollesen home in Kiron last Friday.
- Mrs. Luella Hoyer who teaches near here, spent Sunday in Denison.
- Neil Koch and Matt Lorenzen had business in Kiron Thursday afternoon.

- Paul Wolleson of Kiron had business in town between trains on Monday.
- Peter C. Hollander and wife spent Sunday at her parental home in Denison.
- H. A. Sommars of Boyer was in town Tuesday having Dr. Jones treat a sore eye.
- Prof. Earl Kramer and wife spent Saturday at his parental home in Ida Grove.

- Peter Ziehm and family expect to leave about the 20th of next month for their summer's visit in the Fatherland. - Mrs. Henry Suckstorf celebrated her birthday Sunday. A large crowd was present at her home in honor of the event.
- Selma Willert returned to her home at Auburn Saturday after several weeks spent here at the home of her brother John.
- Jennie Kane of Omaha is nursing Carl Tedson, who is suffering from a severe case of crysipelas. Miss Kane was a nurse at the hospital here.

- Mrs. A. Kahlert and children, who have been visiting here with her mother, Mrs. Minnie Hansen, at the John Schutt home, returned to their home at St. Paul, Minn., this week.
- Rotilda Hansen returned Saturday from Oregon where she had gone with her brother Henry. She is packing up their household goods and will ship them to Oregon where they will make their home in the future.

- Honas Lohse is on the sick list this week.
- Mrs. H.D. Jones is visiting relatives in Denison.
- Jurgen Spahn is visiting near Ida Grove at the home of his daughter.
- Herbert Biermann spent Sunday with friends in Ricketts (this state).

- Mrs. George Broderson is visiting with Mrs. Barney Broderson in Denison.
- Dr. Crammer of Omaha was in town Thursday in consultation with Dr. Jones.
- Aug. Rickert and wife spent a few days this week in Omaha. They returned Thursday.

- H.C. Simons and wife will leave this week for Vernon, Colorado, where they will run a store.
- Peter Timmzen brought cream to A.F. Hansen this week that tested 01. Some cream that, vot?
- Mrs. Paul Wilson went to Omaha Tuesday to join her husband who is traveling out of Omaha for a furniture house.

- Mesdames Mag Hollander, Herman Schmidt, Will Baak and Paul Jepsen were in Ricketts between trains Tuesday.
- Jud Brown of ---ton spent Saturday and Sunday with friends here. Jud has been auctioneering Ireton this morning.

- Eva Anthony returned last week to her home in Omaha after several weeks spent at the home of her sister, Mrs. B. M. Smith.
- Mr. and Mrs. Henry Klotz are busily engaged this week getting settled in their new home. They will live in the house just east of the gas house.

- Hans Peter Hub went to Wall Lake Wednesday, and from there will go to his home in Boone. He has been visiting relatives and friends in this vicinity for several weeks.
- Mrs. Minnie Fisher returned to her home in Chicago Tuesday after a couple of weeks spent here with her mother, Grandma Schultz, at the Dr. Schultz home, and with other relatives.

local Items

March 31, 1911

- Frank Stock is laid up with the grippe.
- Will H. Miller is on the sick list this week.
- Will Naeve spent Sunday with friends in Fort Dodge.
- August and Julius Brasse are visiting at Gregory, S. Dak.

- Arlo Schmidt and Mrs. W. H. Schultz drove to Denison and back Friday.
- Peter Hollander and wife spent Sunday with relatives in Stratford, this state.
- Misses Mary Burch and Anna Flynn are spending the vacation at their homes in Denison.

- Ernst Boock and wife are moving into rooms over the Wollesen & Thoms meat market.
- A number of the little friends of Fern Jones gathered at her home Thursday to help celebrate her eighth birthday.
- Elma Lorenzen spent a few days this week with her brother Harry who is attenning the 4-C school in Des Moines.

- Fred Hansman and daughter Mae drove over from Battle Creek Monday. Next week Mr. Hansman takes possession of the City Hotel at Carroll.
- Luella Koonz returned Monday from Onowa where she had been spending her vacation. She will teach the spring term in the Henry Lafrantz district.

- A fine program was given by the high school pupils Friday afternoon. The debate, Resolved: That Woman Suffrage would be a detriment to the progress of our country, was a good one. The negative side, represented by Julius Rohwor and Emil Peters, won out. The affirmative side was ably argued by Walter Schroeder and John Boll. The male quartet gave a couple of selections.

- A debate is being prepared now between the business men of the town, represented by Prof. Kramer and Julius Rohwer. The question is, Resolved: That the negro should not be allowed to vote. The town team has the affirmative side while the school has the negative. A good lively debate is looked for. The date will be announced later.

- George Riesen was in Denison Monday.
- Walter Rickert had a birthday party Sunday.
- Carl Tedson, who has been so sick, is much better.
- H.B. Hansen of Boyer was in town on business between trains on Monday.

- H. C. Schroeder has been very sick the past couple of weeks, but is some better.
- Will Greves, the barber, spent a couple of days this week with friends near Denison.
- Prof. Earl Kramer and wife are spending this week's vacation at his parental home in Ida Grove.

- Mayor Schultz and wife spent a few days the past week at Bronson at the home of their daughter Mrs. Hugo Wiegand.
- Mrs. Reed amd the Misses Christman of Ute were in town between trains Wednesday purchasing new spring bonnets at Miss Porter's shop.

- Mrs. E. Stoltenberg arrived from Doon this week. They expect to be settled in their new home that they recently purchased from Chris Kra---.
- Herbert, son of John Braase and wife was taken seriously ill with appendicitis last Thursday and on Friday was taken to the Ida Grove hospital where he underwent and operation. He is getting along nicely now.

- The annual midwinter meeting of the Maple Valley Fireman's Association was held in Wall Lake Wednesday. It was decided that the tournament should be held in Sac City this year. John Claussen was the delegate from here, but on account of the illness of his wife was unable to attend. John Berndt went as substitute.

April 7, 1911

Council Proceedings

Council met in regular session at city Hall April 3. Called to order by Mayor Schultz at 7:30 p.m. Members present , Stegemann, Braase, Hollander, Spahn and Schroeder. Minutes of previous meeting read and approved.

Moved and seconded that report of the mayor be accepted; carried. Moved and seconded that the reports of clerk and treasurer be accepted; carried. Moved and seconded that the following salaries and bills be allowed and ordered paid; carried.

Aug. Schultz.................$ 11.25
P.C. Hollander............... 26.00
Aug. Rickert................... 27.00
Dr. W. Schultz............... 20.00
R. E. Vaughan............... 25.00
Henry Rickert................. 60.00
A. F. Stegemann............. 5.00
Aug. Brasse.................... 5.00
A. P. Hollander................ 5.00
F. C. Spahn.................... 5.00
Jurgen Schroeder............ 5.00
A. G. Schultz..................104.65
J. H. Tamm..................... 10.00
Andrew P. Hansen........... 7.10
Willert Bros..................... 12.05
Wm. Pipgras................... 27.65
Aug. Rickert..................... 1.95
C. Gottburg & Company.... 2.00
H. Andresen..................... 6.00
Aug. Schultz.................... 14.00
Aug. Brasse..................... 2.00
A. F. Hansen.................... .35
H. C. Petersen................. 2.50
H. A. Rickert.................... 3.62

Moved and seconded that the Water Committee find out how many feet of water mains is necessary to lay, and order them; carried. Moved and seconded that the crossing called for by J. Carstens be left to the Street and Sidewalk committee; carried. Moved and seconded that the sidewalk on the east of lot 1 in block 8, be condemned, and clerk notify owner to build a new walk within 30 days; carried. Moved and seconded that the council adjourn.
Aug. Rickert, clerk.

Board of Health Meeting

Board of Health met in regular session at city hall. April 3, 1911. Called to order by chairman Schultz at 7:30 p. m. Members present , Stegemann, Brasse, Spahn, Hollander and Schroeder; absent, Dr. W. Schultz. Minutes of previous and special meetings read and approved.

Moved and seconded that the clerk publish a notice in the Schleswig Leader three times that every property owner have his street and alley cleaned of all manure and rubbish by the last day of May, also have the sidewalks free from barrels, boxes, etc., at all times; carried.

Moved and seconded that the Street and Alley Committee inspect, on the first day of May every street and alley, and where they find manure or rubbish, have it hauled at the owners expense; carried.
Moved and seconded that the Board adjourn.
Aug. Rickert, Sec.

Board of Equalization Meeting

Board of Equalization met at city hall Monday, April 3. Called to order by chairman Schultz at 2 p.m. Members present Stegemann, Brasse, Hollander, Schroeder and Spahn.

Moved and seconded that the clerk notify the supervisor of this district that the taxes of the Jebens family be submitted; carried. Moved and seconded that Peter Kroeger's assessment be changed from $2000 to $1800; carried.
Moved and seconded that the Board adjourn.
Aug. Rickert, Clerk.

Round About

Fred Steel. a bartender at Holstein, committed suicide last week by shooting himself. No cause for the act is known.

Local News

- Mayor Schultz had business in Denison Thursday.
- The G. L. club met with Mrs. Henry Krohnke Wednesday.
- Frieda Naeve of Denison attended the dance here Saturday night.
- B. S. Andresen and wife visited in Omaha a few days the past week with friends.

- Annie Jones of Ida Grove is visiting here at the home of her brother, Dr. Jones.
- Clarence Koontz of Onawa is visiting here with his sister Mrs. Henry Petersen, at the Brick Hotel.
- Richard Stegemann of North Platte, Nebraska, is visiting with old friends here and near here.

- Thos. P. Hollander, John Evers, Knud Friedrichsen and Fred Mohr left Thursday for Excelsior Springs, Missori, where they will take treatment for a few weeks.
- Miss Kane who has been nursing at Carl Tedsen's left last week, being called to Omaha on account of the serious illness of her brother. A council Bluffs nurse is at the Tedsen home.

- Henry Jensen has certainly been having a run of bad luck in his family lately. One or the other of them have been sick all of the time. His wife just returned from the Ida Grove hospital where she had undergone an operation, and on Friday his oldest boy was taken to Ida Grove to be operated on. We hope this will be the last of the sickness, and that they may all enjoy good health in the future.

- Ladies Aid society met with Mrs. M. A. Hollander Thursday afternoon.
- E. Stoltenberg and family are now comfortably settled in their new home.
- Loretta Schmidt spent a few days the past week in Mapleton with friends.
- Ira Selby and Louis Stratton of Odebolt spent Sunday in town with a couple of fair damsels.

- Mrs. Jurgen Schroeder spent Sunday in Denison at the home of County Superintendent Oiry and wife.
- Wilson Jones county superintendent of Ida County schools, spent Monday here with his son, Dr. Jones.

- Matt Lorenzen, Ed Reimer, F. D. and Chas. Reinking returned Tuesday from Chicago where they had gone with stock.
- Paul Wilson and wife left Monday for Council Bluffs where they will make their home in the future. They were accompanied by her mother, who will help them get settled.

- John Nicholsen, Ennis Stoltenberg and Will Bielenberg went to wall lake Saturday night and spent Sunday out in the jungles near there hunting ducks. They brought home eighteen fine ducks as proof of their fine marksmanship.

- A debate is being prepared now between the business men of the town, represented by Theo Rohwer and Raymond Vaughn, and the high school, represented by Prof. Kramer and Julius Rohwer. The question is, Resolved: That the negro should not be allowed to vote. The town team has the affirmative side while the school has the negative. A good lively debate is looked for. Friday, the 14th is the date.

Notice of the appointment of Administrator

The state of Iowa, Crawford Co., In Probate. In the matter of the estate of Pay B. Jurgensen, late of Crawfor County, deceased. Notice of appointment of administrator, with whom will be annexed.

To whom it may concern: You are hereby notified that on the 5th day of April, 1911, letters of administration were issued to the undersigned as administrator, with will annexed, of the above entitled estate, and all creditors of said estate are notified to file their claims in the office of the Clerk of the District Court, in and for Crawford Count, Iowa, within one year from date of this notice, according to law, and have the same allowed and ordered paid by the said court, or stand forever barred therefrom.
Dated April 5, 1911.
John Jurgensen,
Administrator with will annexed.
P. J. Kiloker,

April 14, 1911

'Round about

An old graveyard as found on a farm near Ida Grove recently. Several headstones were found which bore the name Comstock.

Local News

- Mayor Schultz was in Ricketts Monday.
- Mrs. H. C. Peterson spent Sunday at her parental home in Onawa.
- Ben Witt had very important business in Omaha a few days this week.

- The debate which was to be held in the school house Friday evening between the business men's team and the high school has been postponed, as Prof. Kramer has found it necessary to be out of town that day. It will probably be held the following Friday evening, the 21st.

- The gas engine and the dynamo for the moving picture show have arrived, and if nothing happens to prevent, the shows Saturday afternoon and evening, and all after that will be run with electric lights. You may thus be assured a bright and steady light. Mr. Jochims has spared no expense in fixing up his theater, having last week raised the floor so that those in the rear can see as well as those in the front. The crowds that have been attending, show the people appreciate it. New and comfortable theater chairs have been ordered, and will probably get here yet this week. In the future the evening shows will start at 7:30 sharp and run continuously until 10 o'clock. Admission 10c to all.

- Elma Lorenzen is visiting with friends in Walnut.
- Mrs H. A. Klotz and Laura Hollander drove to Denison Thursday.
- Ira Shelby and Louis Stratton of Odebolt spent Sunday in town with a couple of fair damsels.

- A son of Herman F. Schultz fell from a horse one day this week and hurt his head quite badly.
- Mrs. John Groth had a large tumor removed from her limp Wednesday. Dr. Conn performed the operation, assisted by Dr. Schultz.

- At a meeting of the school board Monday the Misses Flynn and Schnoebelen were engaged to teach in the Schleswig schools next term. Neither Prof. Kramer nor Miss Burch were applicants for the next term.

April 28, 1911

Local Items

- Will Baak was in Ricketts a few days last week.
- Henry Schmadeke is the owner of a fine new Cadillac 40 horse power auto.
- Miss Helen Garber of Denison is visiting near here at the home of her sister Mrs. Carl Omken.

- Vernet, daughter of Herman Schmidt and wife, is on the sick list again this week with an attack of tolsalitis.
- Elma Lorenzen returned last Saturday from Walnut where she had been called as a witness on a criminal case.
- Fred Spahn, our enterprising harness maker is the possessor of a fine Overland "40" auto that he purchased last week.

- Otto Hollander and wife, Caroline Hollander and Henry Riessan drove to Denison Thursday to have wedding pictures taken.
- Mrs. Will Graves arrived here Thursday. She and her husband will get settled as soon as possible in the house recently vacated by the Stock Family.

- Thos. P. Hollander, John Evers and Knud Friedrichsen returned Tuesday from Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where they had been taking treatment at the hot springs.
- Henry Schultman, who has been working in the Brick Hotel barber shop left Tuesday. Julius Peters, who was working for Will Greves, is now running the Hotel barber shop.

- Did you notice that big smile stretched across John Willert's face from ear to ear Friday morning? It was there alright and was on account of a fine 10 pound son that his wife presented him with the night before.

- George Leopold, the German newspaper writer who worked on Der Demokrat force some time back, and skipped out after forging several checks, has finally been located in Montana. Sheriff Cummings started after him post haste and will probably be back with him tonight or tomorrow.

- The debate, "Resolved-That the Negro Should Not be Allowed to Vote," at the school house last Friday evening between the school and the business men, was won by the school by a two to one decision. The judges were Mrs. Emil Boock, Rev. Wetzler and John Claussen. It was but another example of being unable to "come back" after being out of the game for several years.

- Ingwert Hollander was in Denison one day this week.
- Otto Vosgeran of Der Denison was in town between trains Saturday.
- John Ehler, Henry Petersen, Theo Rohwer and Neil Koch autoed to Denison last Saturday in John's car.

- Herbert Bierman returned this week from Hastings, Nebraska, where he has been visiting at his parental home.
- Ferdinand Willert and wife came up from Auburn Saturday to see their fine grandson at the home of their son John and wife.

- F. L. Hoffman of Denison, ex-county superintendant of schools of this county, was in town several days last week on life insurance business.
- The Frank Stock family left Wednesday for Denison will they will make their home in the future. Frank expects to paint and hang paper for a time.

- Albert, the 12 year old son of Henry Jensen and wife, was brought home frome Ida Grove Saturday where he had been in the hospital following and operation on his ear.
- Mrs. Hans Schmidt and Mrs. W.H. Schultz, Magnus Hollander, Paul Jepsen, Arlo, Loretta, Ernest and Cyuranens Schmidt returned Sunday from Charlotte where they had been to attend the funeral of Hans Schmidt.

- Theo Gottmann and wife and son of Chicago are visiting here at the August Schultz home. Mesdames Schultz and Gottmann are sisters. This trip was taken as a manner of celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.

May 5, 1911

Most of the Local Items section not captured by the microfilming process.

Local Items

- Mrs. Will Baak is on the sick list this week.
- Henry Klotz went to Holstein Thursday to attend the funeral of a friend.
- Eva Anthony of Omaha is visiting here at the home of her sister, Mrs. B. M. Smith.
- Emil Rathje sold 80 acres this week to Thos. Ivens for $151 per acre. John Ehler engineered the deal.

May 12, 1911

Front Page

The Schleswig ball team played their first game this season in Ricketts Sunday and were defeated by the score of 6 to 4. The game was a good one never-the-less. Stoltenberg was in the box for the locals and pitched an exceptionally good game, striking out 11 of the Ricketts batters and allowing but five hits. Paul Jepsen was at the receiving end and caught a good game. The support was good at all times, except in the eighth inning with five errors in a row and let in five scores for Ricketts. Snow of Mapleton pitched for Ricketts, while Norman of Charter Oak caught. A home run by Stoltenberg with two men on bases was a feature of the game.

Two of the Schleswig players were unable to get to Ricketts in time for the game and Henry Peterson of the Brick Hotel and August Ebert of Hanover were substituted. Schleswig has the "makings" of a fast team this year, and with a little more practice the boys will be ready to take on any team in this locality, barring none.

A game will be played on the home diamond Sunday between Charter Oak and Schleswig. This bids fair to be a good game. Come out and help the home boys win. Game starts at three o'clock.

Local News

- Henry Biermann spent Sunday in Ricketts.
- The Theo Rohwer family spent Sunday in Denison.
- Henry Naeve was in Denison Wednesday on business.
- Caroline Hollander spent Sunday with friends near West Side.

- Theo Rohwer and Peter Nielsen drove to Battle Creek Thursday where they had business.
- H. V. Chapin, editor of the Mapleton Press, was in town Saturday in his new Oakland auto.
- Mrs. M. A. Hollander celebrated her birthday Monday. A large crowd of friends gathered at her home in the afternoon.

- Mrs. Hugo Wiegand and children of Bronson are visiting here this week at her parental home, that of Aug. Schultz and wife.
- Mrs. Detlef Reese was taken to the hospital at Ida Grove Wednesday where she underwent an operation for the removal of a tumor.

- Julius Schroeder was down from Schleswig last Friday and purchased a couple of lots from J. T. Haugh, which are located just north of the hospital. Mr. Schroeder expects to build a house there and move to Denison.

- Miss Grace Schlumberger and her music pupils will give a recital in the opera house Friday evening, May 19. They will be assisted by Garnet Lucille Norman, whistler and reader, and by J.V. Barborka, harpist, both of Denison. A fine program is assured.

- Thos. P. Hollander celebrated his birthday Sunday.
- Mary Burch and Andrew Stoltenberg drove to Denison Sunday.
- Aug. Wieland of Ida Grove is visiting friends and relatives in town Monday.

- Henry Godberson, our cement block man, spent a few days this week in Ute on business.
- Andrew Hollander celebrated his 56th birthday last Friday. A large crowd was at his home in honor of the event.

- John Thoms and wife and Mrs. Henry Kuehl of this vicinity are visiting with relatives and friends in Bloomfield, Neb.

- A land deal was closed Wednesday in which Fritz Schultz of Schleswig purchased the Lehfeldt farm from Hans H. Frehse for $91 an acre, Mr. Frehse taking in return 160 acres of land at $110 an acre. The transaction took place shortly after Mr. Frehse had purchased the Lehfeldt farm at public auction for $86.25 per acre. -Bulletin.

- Barney Boysen received a new Avery Auto this week. It is an eighteen passenger machine, having four large seats that hold four persons each, and two single seats. It is a big one, looking more like a young street car than an auto. It is also arranged so that it can be used to run threshing machines, corn shellers, etc. The tires are solid rubber, and about six inches wide. Barney will make trips to the Lake with it this summer, also to ball games in neighboring towns on Sundays.

- Will Greves, the O. K. barber, suffered a very painful accident Thursday morning. The fore part of the week he had cut his hand slightly with a pair of shears. Blood poison set in and he had the hand dressed Thursday morning. A bandage saturated with alcohol was put on. Later, when striking a match, the head of the match broke off and flew onto the bandage, the alcohol catching fire and burning fiercely. Before the fire could be put out, his hand was burned frightfully, all of the skin being burned off the back of his hand.

May 19, 1911

Front Page


A game of base ball was played on the home diamond Sunday between Charter Oak and Schleswig, Charter Oak walking away with the big end of the score. Good plays were by no means features of the game, errors seeming to be the more general run.

Stoltenberg hurt his arm when warming up before the game and was not in the best condition to pitch.

Christiansen was in the box for the visitors. This young twirler tried out for the Three Eye league this spring. The score at the windup was 6 to 1 in favor of Charter Oak.

Next Sunday a game will be played with Grant township on the home diamond. As usual Grant has a fast team this year and the ought to be a good one. Games have been arranged for the next six Sundays, the next three to be at home

Even though the first team hasn't been able to win a game so far this season, the kids have shown that they were right there by taking the Ida Grove kids into camp Saturday afternoon to the tune of 13 to 9. The game was played on the home diamond. The game was an interesting one, being closely contested all the way through. John Rohwer pitched a good game for the Schleswig kids, while Ida Grove had to use four pitchers.

'Round About

Captain Murphy of Co. B, Ida Grove, was called to attend the army maneuvers of the regular army on the Mexican border.

Local Items

- The G. L. club met with Mrs. J. Rathje Sunday.
- Wm. Bottger and family of Denison spent Sunday here with relatives.
- H. C. Peterson of the Brick Hotel spent a few days this week in Omaha.
- Hugo Wiegand of Bronson arrived here last week and, with his wife and children, is visiting relatives and friends here.

- Little Zanet Boock celebrated her fourth birthday Saturday. A crown of ladies was at the Boock home in honor of the event.
- Mrs. F. N. Olry and daughter Carmen visited here at the home of her parents last week while Mr. Olry was visiting the schools near here.
- Henry Laumbach had business at the county seat Tuesday.

- County superintendent Olry was visiting schools in this vicinity last week.
- August Rickert and family went to Ricketts Tuesday to attend the big birthday party of his brother Gustav.
- Grandma Jensen returned Saturday from Denison, and from Bloomfield, Nebraska, where she had visited for several weeks with relatives.

- Honas Hise and wife and son of Worthington, Minnesota, are visiting near here at the Fred Meyers home. Mesdames Meyers and Hise are sisters.
- New Cadillac autos were sold to three of our prominent young farmers this week by Fritz Reinking. Henry Stender, Carl Jessen and Henry Kuehl are the new owners.

- Miss Grace Schlumberger and her music pupils will give a recital in the opera house Friday evening, May 19. They will be assisted by Garnet Lucilla Norman, whistler and reader, and by J. V. Barboka, harpist, both of Denison. A fine program is assurred.

- The Sons of Herman of Oom Kruger lodge No. 17 are requested to meet on Decoration Day, May 30 at 1:30 o'clock p.m. at the home of Hans Baeth, and from there march to the Morgan cemetery to decorate the graves of their brethren. J. H. Jepsen, Pres.

At the Opera House, Thursday eve, May 25, 1911.

Music ----- Orchestra
Song The Wind Primary Grades
Games ---- Third Grade
Reading So Funny Jeanetta Schmidt
Duet Birds of Springtime Hattie Bendixen
Emma Berndt
Music --- Orchestra
Manners Class --- Intermediate Boys
Reading Christel Helen Rohwer
Chorus Tennyson's Bugle Song
Those Evening Bells
Grammer and H. S.
Farce Borrowing Trouble Grammer Grades
Flag Song ----- Intermediate Room
Oration Pluck and Luck Emile Peters
Oration Rome Was Not Built in a Day Julius Rohwer
Presentation of Diplomas --- President of School Board
Piano Solo ---- Letha Jones
Class Address --- Earl F. Kramer
Music --- Orchestra

May 26, 1911

Local News

- Mrs. John Plough is much better after her serious illness.
- Peter Groth is up and around now after having been so sick all winter.
- A class of twenty-four graduated from Denison high school this year.
- Peter Hollander visited relatives in Denison a couple of days this week.

- Ben Brummer spent several days the past week with his family at Beaver Creek, Minn.
- Rev. Wetzler delivered the baccalaureate sermon to the graduates at the church last Sunday evening.

- Mr. and Mrs. Hollander and babe, and Mr. and Mrs. Will Baak spent Sunday with relatives near Ricketts.
- Mrs. Minnie Martens of Manning is visiting here at the home of her parents, Aug. Schultz and wife.

- Jurgen Jebens is very sick again this week. His daughter Minnie arrived here Thursday from Omaha to assist in caring for him.
- Mrs. Aug. Rasch of Fort Dodge arrived here Saturday to assist in caring for her mother, Mrs. Aug Schultz, who was so seriously ill last week.

- Mrs. B. S. Andresen is very sick this week with gastritis. She is under the care of a trained nurse at present, and her early recovery is hoped for.

- The Schleswig kids drove to Ida Grove last Saturday for a return game o9f ball with the kid team there. Our boys did them up to the tune of 12 to 10.. John Rohwer pitched a good game for the home team.

- -NOTICE- All Woodman are requested to be at the Morgan Cemetery on Tuesday, May 30 at 1 p. m., to take part in the Woodman Decoration Day Services.
Peter Timmsen, V. C.
Theo. Rohwer, Clerk.

- The recital given by the pupils of Miss Grace Schlumberger last Friday was well attended, and very pleasing. The pupils all did very well and showed marked progress since the recital last fall. The whistling solos and reading by Miss Garnet Norman were fine and well received, as were the harp solos by B. V. Barborka and the violin duet by Borborka and son. As a whole, it was one of the most enjoyable entertainments ever put on here.

- Hans Iversen of Kiron spent Sunday in town with friends.
- H. C. Schroeder is very ill again with Bright's Disease.
- Fritz Dohse of West Side spent Saturday and Sunday with friends here.
- Mrs. Fritz Schultz has been very sick this past week, but is better now.

- Mrs. Louie Evers of Denison is visiting here at the home of her sister Mrs. Peter Hollander.
- Mrs. J. M. Jones of Charter Oak is visiting here at the home of her son Frank and family.

- Mrs Peter Hamann was taken seriously ill Monday with heart trouble. She is much improved now.
- The name of Carl F. Kuehnle of Denison has been mentioned as a candidate for governor at the next election.

- Mayor Schultz was in Denison Sunday on business connected with the German Mutual Fire Insurance Co., of which he is president.
- The many friends of Mrs. Aug. Schultz will be pleased to learn of her improvement following a stroke of internal paralysis which occurred Friday.

- John Nicholsen sold his barber shop in the Brick Hotel and it has been moved to the basement under the Boysen Store. Julius Peters is in charge.

- The sons of Herman of Oom Kruger Lodge No. 17 are requested to meet on Decoration Day, May 30 at 1:30 o'clock p.m., at the home of Hans Baeth, and from there March to the Morgan Cemetery to decorate the graves of their brethren.

- The graduation exercises were held at the opera house Thursday evening. Each number was carried out well. The two graduates are Emil Peters and Julius Rohwer. The boys have done fine in their school work thus far and it is to be hoped that they will not let this end their school work, but will continue on through the remaining year of high school and then on through college.

- On Wednesday John Nicholsen was appointed postmaster of Schleswig, vice Aug. Schultz, resigned. Mr. Schultz has been postmaster for several years and he, and son A. E., and clerk Magus Hollander, have always kept the post office in first class shape. Mr. Schultz does not care to bother with the many duties any longer and A. E. Schultz figures he can use the space in the drug store to much better advantage for displaying his large stock, hence the change. Mr. Nicholsen is a good steady man and will make a good postmaster. The office will be moved Sunday into the Krohnke Building, first door south of the O. K. barber shop.

Transcribed by Candee Lebrun and Bob Kuehl