Miss Dorothy Carriveau, daughter
of Mrs. Joseph Carriveau of this city became the bride of Elmer Courtion,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Courtion, Lena, at 8 o’clock Saturday morning.
The marriage was celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic church here with
the Rev. F.J. Melchiors officiating.
Attorney Howard Eslien was appointed
City Attorney by Mayor Thos. Tait at the regular meeting of the City Council
held Tuesday evening. The appointment was confirmed by the Council.
Maurice Aylward, graduate of the Oconto Falls High
School and son of Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Aylward. Maurice has been librarian
for the law library of the Field Building in Chicago for a little over
a year. Before that he was assistant librarian. Maurice has
a very full program, for he supplements his working program with a full
course of studies at the Kent School of Law. He will grduate in June
1941. The Field Building, a 43 story structure built in 1934, has
7000 tenants and maintains the more than 10,000 volume law library for
its lawyer tenants. Maurice’s photo has appeared in the Chicago Times
November 22, 1938 and again on October 16, 1940. He has worked hard
to secure his education and training as is deserving of real success in
Richard Henry Haupt, 59, died Saturday noon at the
Oconto Falls hospital where he had been a patient since Feb. 8. A
cerebral hemorrhage caused his death. The body was taken to the Flatley
Funeral home and removed to the residence at Lakewood Monday morning.
Mr. Haupt was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haupt and was born on November
25, 1880 at Sandwich, Ill. He was married March 30, 1898 at Chicago
to Miss Jane Nonal. Before coming to Lakewood ten years ago and settling
on a farm in the town of Lakewood Mr. Haupt had been employed 20 years
as bookkeeper for the American Hardware Corporation at Chicago. He
served as town clerk at Lakewood for five years, belonged to the Masonic
order and was a charter member of the Sunset lodge. Besides his wife
he is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Haupt, Lakewood; one sister, Mrs.
Emma Kelly, Chicago, and one brother, Fred Haupt, of Glendive, Mo.
Funeral services were held at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon at Congregational
Church at Lakewood with the Rev. Neil Martin officiating. Burial
will take place in the Lakewood cemetery.
Departure via the graduate route will result in almost
a wholesale loss for mentors of the various athletic activities in the
Oconto Falls high school next year. One of the most competitive and
athletically inclined classes to don the sheepskins made its way from the
local education institution this June. Probably the most outstanding
of the dparting seniors is Georgie Magnin, towheaded youngster who has
sparkled in nearly every one of the sport teams conducted by the physical
education department. Magnin, an all conference choice this year
in both basketball and football, leaves a rcord almost unequaled
in Panther history of all around competitiveness. A star on the grid
squad, equally adept on the hard court, a tennis ace, a track man and baseball
star, the youth was also active in forensics, and the only boy to place
on the honor list. Others who take leave include Leon Schultz, an
all conference fullback this year, a member of the track and basketball
squads, and also one of the student leaders in school. Lee Gerhard
leaves a four sport record behind that includes boxing, football, basketball,
and track. Neil Patterson, active in football, basketball, and boxing
was also outstanding in forensic endeavor and rated high scholastically.
Coach Gordon Schuler, faces a drastic upheaval of gridiron material in
addition to Gerhard, Schultz, Magnin and Patterson with his tackles, Travinski,
Picard, and Woodowiss, his ends, Jabes and Joe Levine; his guards, Leonard
Jones, Jack Thielke, and Larry Madsen, together with Kerm Bigelow, Merlin
Flowers, and Magnin, Gerhard, and Schultz of the backfield. Patterson
did yeoman service at the center positions. On the hardcourt it will
also be a problem to replace such boys as Magnin and Patterson, an outstanding
duo of Northeastern Wisconsin conference guards, Joe Levine a center and
Lee Gerhard and Kerm Bigelow, all regulars. In addition coach Larry
Bishop will lose Jabes, and Schultz of the lettermen. The boxing
squad will miss at its opening sessions next spring the hard punching of
Joe Dudas, Jack Thielke, Gerhard. Patterson, Bigelow, and Travinski, but
probably is the least hit of any of the athletic representatives,
Track and tennis have bot been relegated to minor roles, and although such
boys as Magnin, Schultz, and Gerhard will be gone, these two sports have
sufficient carryover material to make satisfactory progress.
Betty Gerhard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Gerhard
of this city, a member of the class of 1936 of the Oconto Falls high school,
who is a senior at the University of Wisconsin this year, has received
high honors by being elected to Pi Lambda Theta, a national organization
for women in education. The Wisconsin chapter is called Alphia Beta.
There are 42 chapters in the United States and only 18 women were elected
to it this year. Miss Gerhard’s record both in high school and college
has been outstanding. She will have a major in English and a minor
in speech upon graduation.
When Fred Halsted of Swatara, Minn., arrived to attend
the funeral of his brother, Frank, at Lena this week, he met his brother,
Leslie and sister, Mrs. Clara Halsted, for the first time in 23 years.
It was his first meeting with the younger folks of the family, among whom
is Mrs. Gaston Garnier of Oconto Falls, the former Miss Eleanor Halsted.
Betty M. Gerhard, 202 N. Main Street, Oconto Falls,
student at the University of Wisconsin, was one of the 334 senior students
who were publicly honored for outstanding work in their studies at the
second all-university honors convocation held at the University of Wisconsin
Saturday. The honors convocation was held Saturday as a part of the
annual parent’s weekend program at which the state university each year
honors the mothers and fathers of its students. Presidents Franklyn
B. Snuyder of Northwestern University and C.A. Dykstra of the University
of Wisconsin were the speakers at the convocation. Hundreds of students
and their parents witnessed the inspiring event. Only members of
the senior class with an academic record of a 2.25 grade point average
in their studies received honors at the convention. The superiority
of this scholastic average is revealed by the fact that a grade point of
3 is perfect and the highest that a student can attain.
The lovely cakes sold by the Cub pack, which is led by Sterling Bauman, were won by the following; Large 3-layer “Cub” cake, by Margaret Ann Le Comte. Small Mother’s day cakes by Mrs. R. Jelinski and Isabel Beauty shop. These cakes were lovely and we are sure the lucky folks who received them appreciated them very much.
The board of education has secured the services of Omer Peck, Peshtigo, as head of the agricultural department in the local high school to take the place of Irvin Holzhueter, who resigned to accept a similar position in the West Bend school. Peck graduated from Peshtigo High school in 1933, and spent the following three years at the home on the farm with his father. He later attended the University of Wisconsin and graduated June 17, 1940, with honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural education. He has several years of achievement in the 4-H club work to his credit, and has served as treasurer, vice president, and president of the Peshtigo club. During his four years at the university he took an active part in the university oratorical contests, the last three years placing among five finalists from preliminary contest of about 20 contestants. He placed third in the finals in his senior year. The last three semesters he was active a dramatic chairman of the Luther League group, coaching several plays. He has also taken an active part in Blue Shield, the Country Life club, the college 4-H club, and the Collegiate Chapter of the FFA. He was also a member of the crew for two years.
Mrs. Elizabeth Schaub, 77, Oconto Falls, is one of the authors whose poems are included in the Poetic Voice of America, 1940, a 736 page volume just published. More than 11000 poets living in every part of the United States and Canada competed for a place in this important volume; only a few hundreds of these were found to write poetry of sufficient merit to be accorded a place in the bool. The volume contains the work of little-known authors as well as that of writer whose poems have been published in magazines and books. The poems published and written by Mrs. Schaub are, "My Guide," "Communion," and "Violets." Mrs. Schaub is the widow of the late Rev. A.E. Schaub. She attended a seminary in Buffalo and is a music teacher. Her work has appeared mainly in church papers. Her hobby is music and she enjoys writing and literature.
I saw a bird fly through the sky
This very wintry day.
And as he flew so lightly by
He sang a little lay.
He flew across the trackless waste
Into a summer land.
He did not seem to be in haste;
For God was near at hand.
God guides us through the trackless waste
In every wintry day;
And we should never be in haste;
For he will lead the way.
All along life's highway
It seemed so bright and gay; For I thought I heard you singing
Through the livelong day.
It was the song of love, you see,
And sad I could not be;
For I knew I heard you singing;
Singing on the road to me.
When fields were green and skies serene,
These daintly violets were seen;
They opened wide their starry eyes,
So childlike, full of sweet surprise.
When all around was dark and drear,
I Found these same blue violets here;
When life at once grew wondrous bright,
For nature filled me with delight.
Now dead are all these fragrant flowers
Sweet children of the April showers;
But still within my soul they gleam,
And breathe their song of wood and stream.