Mills County, Iowa

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The Malvern Leader ~ Society News
May 28, 1942

Marjorie Haden Weds Richard L. Sanders ~ Marjorie Haden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Haden, and Richard L. Sanders of Council Bluffs were married Saturday afternoon, May 23. Her sister, Betty Haden, and Parden Pontow were the attendants. Rev. R.H. Brown of the Tabernacle performed the ceremony. Mrs. Sanders is a graduate of the Hastings high school in Santa Ana, Cal. She has been employed for the past year at the State Savings bank in Council Bluffs. Mr. Sanders has been employed in a wholesale house in Omaha and will be inducted into the army June 10. Until then they will make their home in Council Bluffs where she will continue her work with the bank. Mr. and Mrs. Haden entertained the wedding immediate family at a dinner in Council Bluffs following the ceremony.

Ray Hiltons entertained Friendship Club Sunday. ~ Members of the Friendship Club who were entertained in the Ray Hilton home were Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Ficher, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Perkins, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Alstrope, Mr. and Mrs. Will Bower, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hilton and Paul, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ruse and Sarah and Mr. and Mrs. Aden Ireland.

Miss Virginia Williams who has taught sixth grade the past two years will accept a similar position for next year in Dixon, Ill. She will be missed by many.

A shower was given at the home of Mrs. Ralph Adams for Mrs. Thomas A. Davis of Farragut, formerly Verna Fellows of Tabor. Some twenty guests were present. Miss Amy Hammers of Glenwood was the assistant hostess.

Mrs. Frank Rockafellow entertained for luncheon Tuesday her former Hastings neighbors, Mrs. Jesse Phelps, Mrs. O.R. Hyde and Mrs. E.H. Delzell.

CORRECTION: The error department is correcting a mistake regarding the Holden-Bower wedding last week. It was Marlin Richardson who sang at the reception instead of John Slothower. The Bowers will live in the Mt. Vernon community, not Hillsdale. Mrs. Carl Holden and child of Rock Port, Mo. were also in attendance at the wedding.

Funeral Services. Funeral services were held for Sam Estes Thursday in the Reeves funeral home in Tabor, following an illness of several months. Mr. Estes, 19, was born Nov. 9, 1974, the son of Samuel Marshall and Keziah Mildred Estes, and passed away at the farm where he had lived all his life. He received his education in Mills county and attended Tabor college. On March 14, 1903 he was married to Leota Cash of Atchison, Kan. To this union two daughters were born, the oldest dying at birth. He is survived by his wife, daughter Pearl, two sisters, Mrs. Ollie Wolfe of Glenwood and Mrs. Ethel Burger of Ft. Dodge, and many family members.

Graduation Exercises For Malvern Schools Friday Evening. ~ Twenty-six young people, the Malvern high school class of 1942, received their diplomas here Friday. An address was made by Wm. C. Rathke of Omaha, the honors and music by the school musicians.

19 members of the eighth grade also were recognized and received diplomas.

The announcement of honors was made by Supt. F.M. Davison as he presented the senior class to F.R. Chantry, president of the board of education. Two top ranking students in scholarship, Anna Mary Frazier and John Slothower, had tied in grade ranking in their four years of high school. Other students who had maintained an average of 90 or above: Babs Randerson, Malcolm Campbell, Helen Ann Stevesson, Shirley Jackson, Bill Baer and Kenneth Evans.

Supt. Davison also named those who had won recognition in extra curricular activities. These included:

Music: Eunice Barnard, Bill Baer, Babs Randerson, Edel Knight, John Slothower, Billy Walker, Bill Zanders, George Talbott, Helen Ann Stevesson, Ken Evans.

Band: Bill Baer, Eunice Barnard, Wanda Coons, Kenneth Evans, George Talbott, Anna Mary Frazier, Bill Zanders.

Football and Basketball: Johnny Paulson, George Talbott, Laurence Bingham, Bill Zanders.

Baseball: Johnny Paulson, Laurence Bingham, Elmo Grudle.

Emaitchess: Malcolm Campbell, Babs Randerson, Edel Knight, Anna May Frazier.

Girls Reserve: Sylvia Smith, Shirley Jackson, Babs Randerson, Helen Stevesson, Betty Shook, Wanda Coons, Eunice Barnard, Betty Knight, Anna Frazier.

Mrs. Margaret Buttman, principal of the junior high school, presented the eighth graders with their diplomas. In this class were Colleen Bird, Norma Clem, Zylpha Walker, Barbara Wright, Donald Archer, Herb Bell, Sammy Campbell, Duane Coons, Edwin Edie, Carroll Houser, Michael Jones, Paul Kreisel, Dallas Perkins, Billy Shore, Harold Shere, Richard Smith, Duane Winters, Danny Zanders.

Mr. Chantry presented the seniors with their diplomas. In the senior class were Bill Baer, Eunice Barnard, Laurence Bingham, Malcolm Campbell, Billy Cardwell, Wanda Coons, Kenneth Evans, Anna Mary Frazier, Elmo Grudle, Shirley Jackson, Edel Knight, Betty Knight, Viola Knop, Arnold Leu, Keith McClure, Babs Randerson, Duane Schipper, Betty Shook, John Slothower, Sylvia Smith, Helen Ann Stevesson, Merrill Sowers, George Talbott, Billy Walker, Bill Zanders.

Rev. Glenn South gave the invocation and Rev. G. F. MacLean the benediction.

Article transcribed by Lois Shaul

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