Yankton Press and Dakotan
4 June 1938 (Evening), p. 6, col. 4-5
Inga Royem, deputy register of deeds, spent part of yesterday visiting with her brother and family at Vermillion.
Mrs. J. L. Johnson who has been spending some time visiting with her parents in Scotland, has returned to her home in Yankton at 407 Cedar street.
Piano instruction: May Swinhoe, 610 W. 4th St. Phone 517.
Miss Lois Nash, student in nurse’s training at the University of Minnesota, is here for a vacation visit at the home of her mother, Mrs. Pearl Currier.
Mrs. O. C. Peterson, mother of Mrs. Emil Bruget, Mission Hill, was admitted to Sacred Heart hospital recently. She has been ill for some time at her daughter’s home.
Miss Lucile Currier, who taught in the Walshtown district in Yankton county the past year has been elected to the faculty of the Meckling schools. She will teach the 5th and 6th grades.
Order Banana ice cream from Drier’s. On special all week.
Levi Forbes read in the Press and Dakotan about the potatoes Mr. Lacy grew in his garden this year and reports that he also has had new potatoes from his garden on his table this spring.
E. B. Wilson, manager of the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co., plan here, is confined to his home, 712 West Fifth, on account of illness. He has been at home several days and it will probably be several more before he is out again, according to information from his home.
Eastman Kodaks and Eastman films for all cameras. Meredith Jewelry. (adv) 6-1-6-30
A truck load of perch arrived in Yankton this morning and were released in State lake, north of the city, by the game and fish commission of the state. This consignment of fish was secured through the efforts of the Yankton chapter of the Izaak Walton League.
Wilson Leeman, for the past two and one half years employed as engineer at the WNAX broadcasting tower east of Yankton, is leaving Yankton to take up a similar position at La Crosse, Wisconsin. He and his mother, Mrs. George Leeman, left today for their new home at LaCrosse.
Fresh strawberry ice cream on special all week at Drier’s. Phone 2297 (adv) 6-3-4
Announcements have been received of the birth of a son, May 26, to Mr. and Mrs. James Moye, of Custer. Mrs. Moye was formerly Miss Evelyn German, a graduate nurse of Sacred Heart hospital and former Yankton county public health nurse. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max German, of Yankton.
Mr. and Mrs. James German, of Lead, who were here for the Memorial holiday, have returned home and were accompanied by Mr. German’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Max German, who will spend several weeks visiting their son at Lead, and their daughter, Mrs. James Moye, nee Evelyn German, at Custer.
Painting bids wanted for interior of Mission Hill Congregational church. Bids close July 1st. Dorothy REnner, Sec’y. Mrs. H. West, chairman. (adv) 6-4-7
Howard B. Smith was the last to file expense accounts with County Auditor Frank L. Gleich showing his expenditures in the recent primary elections in which he was an unsuccessful candidate for the democratic nomination for sheriff. The Smith account shows he expended a total of $18.75 for printing and advertising.
Mrs. Martin Nelson, of Mission Hill, passed away this morning at the hospital in Yankton at the age of 57 years. She had been ill for some time and was brought to the hospital about a week ago. Her husband and several children survive. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 o’clock p. m. from the Schenk Funeral Home in Yankton.
The Ellerman and Lawrence undertaking firm announced today that the funeral for Mrs. Emma Edwards will be held Monday morning at 10:30 o’clock from the Congregational church. REv. H. H. Lindeman will officiate. Burial will be in Yankton cemetery. Mrs. Alta Rathburn, daughter of Mrs. Edwards, who left her mother a few days ago for a short return to her home, arrived in Yankton this morning.
Fried Springers, Southern Style. Barbecued rib sandwiches with Dixie Sauce. Soft drinks and lunches. The Coffee Bowl – 909 Broadway. Opens Monday.
A group of 16 high school boys and girls, most of them DeMolay and Jobs Daughter members, gathered Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Johnson, 816 Green street, to help Ralph Jr., celebrate his birthday. Peonies and other spring garden flowers adorned the living room, and the evening was spent in games and listening to favorite radio programs. A lovely lunch was served to them by Mrs. Johnson, assisted by the girls.
The Yankton public schools closed with no contagious diseases among the students the report of Miss Margaret Ward, school nurse, for the last six weeks period of school, shows. The report covers a number of special projects carried out by the health organization. These included a talk by Miss Ward to high school seniors on tuberculosis; conducting of First Aid station during Music Week; check on school census, administering of toxoid treatment against diptheria and vaccination against small pox by Dr. J. E. Trierweiler, city health officer; giving of tuberculin tests through cooperation with state health society. Miss Ward also attended the National Biennial Convention of the American Nurses Association and kindred groups at Kansas City, and the South Dakota Nurses Association, district meeting at Madison.
Peter J. Conklin, of Rapid City, formerly of Gayville and Yankton, is in Yankton on a short visit with his daughter, Mrs. Clifford Otis and family. He came with Rapid City friends who drove here for their daughter, a student at the state university, Vermillion, and plans to return with them today.
A number of improvements are going forward at Izaak Walton park on the James river at the present time. For several days and today a crew of men have been working on the baseball diamond which is being put into shape. A new backstop has been constructed. Electricians are at work today putting a number of flood lights under the trees and on the grounds and other improvements are being made which are making this park one of the best outing places in this part of the country.
When the University of Iowa Monday awarded its record number of degrees and certificates at the 78th commencement the winners included Richard Floyd Anderson, Bachellor of Science in Physical Education and Winifred Allen Gross, Master of Arts. Both are graduates of Yankton grade and high schools.
The work of widening Cedar street between Second and Third streets has been completed and today the street was being bladed under the direction of Franz Moderegger, superintendent of streets. This block of Cedar street will be used for the carnival company that will be here next week “Yankton Carnival of Bargains” week but under normal conditions will materially increase the parking spaces in the business district, particularly should 45 degree parking be permitted. The curbs have been set back 8 feet on each side of the street widening it by 16 feet.
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