May 8, 1930
Elgin Local News
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Peters went to Waverly
Sunday morning to visit with an aunt of the latter. When they
arrived they found that Mrs. Peters’ aunt had died the preceding
day. They remained over until Monday evening when they returned
Illyria Church News
Next Sunday evening the following program
will be presented promptly at 8 o’clock.
Welcome, Chrystol and Corinne Wenger
Mother’s Day, Helen Dennler
We’re Little, Gerald Frieden and Earl
My Mother, Florence Ogle
Mother, Nona Kerr
Like Me, Marjorie Hanson
Grandmother Dear and Me, Clarence Doty
I’m Glad for Mother’s Day, Betty Wenger
Her Holiday, Glen Yearous and Junior Klingman
Vocal Solo, La Fonda Hermen
The Mother Bird, Hazel Howard
Our Mothers, Jerome Yearous
Musical Reading, Leone Kerr
The Bravest Battle, Marie Dennler
Before it is Too Late, Darlene Yearous
Pantomime, “Jesus Lover of my Soul” acted by
Norma Robbins, sung by S. H. Foxwell, I. F. Shaffer, W. L. Peters
and Fred Rothlisberger
Because She is a Mother, Coranel
Reading, La Fonda Shaffer
Pantomime, “Lead Kindly Light” acted by Alice
Hanson, sung by Mrs. Martha chapman, Mrs. Andrew Yearous, J. M.
Shaffer, Mrs. W. L. Peters, Mrs. I. F. Shaffer, Mrs. Fred, Walter
and Chas. Rothlisberger.
“Mothers of Men,” a service in son, story and
pantomime. Reader, Walter Rothlisberger.
Those in pantomime are, Viola Foxwell,
Mrs. Lawrence McKellar, Gerald Frieden, Gerald Shaffer, Geraldine
Yearous, Opal Dennler, Howard Shaffer. Those in different music
numbers are, Ruth Roethlisberger, Helen Rothlisberger, Ella Peters,
Mrs. I. F. Shaffer, Mrs. W. L. Peters, Mrs. Chas. Rothlisberger,
Clarence Thoman, Reynold Strong, Earl and Otis Rothlisberger.
Prayer and benediction
A banquet was given Saturday evening with the
Director, Mr. Lawenberg. Property manager,
Mr. Schroyer. Director of the chorus, Miss Nelson.
Welcome, Dorothy Wood
Response, Ivan Moore
The Pirate, Homer Kuhnes
The Pessimist, Orvin Thompson
The Historian, Dale Broughton
The Reporter, Glen Stannard
The Optimist, Glen Stannard
A Friend Indeed, Ella Peters
The Man with the Hoe, James Davis
The Seer, Rita Kennedy
Miss Pattee, Richard Jones and Marjorie
Ernst, were called on for short talks.
Toast master, Mr. Swanson.
May 15, 1930
Elgin Local News
A. M. Weibel and two sons, William and
Harold, R. P. Strauch and W. C. Follett drove to Oelwein Tuesday
evening to hear Gov. Hammill who spoke before a farm bureau meeting
of Jefferson township.
Wallace Peters, of Illyria, was another who
attended from this locality.
The Senior class is preparing a play to be
presented the fore part of the week. The title is, “College Cut-Ups”
and the characters are as follows:
Tom Swain, Mat Dwyer
Charles Bradshaw, Ivan Moore
Mildred Cummings, Bessie Voshell
Frank Zoo Short, Homer Kuhens
Francis Mitchell, Fred Klingman
Donald “Bashful” Dixon, Mervin Schroeder
Mary Keen, Ruth Smith
Mrs. Cleo Hungerford, Gertrude Kelly
Elsie Martin, Marjorie Ernst
Ichabod Crane Bunker, Orvin Thompson
Henry “Styleplus” Lowell, Woodrow Leonhart
Geraldine “Jerry” Beck, Gladys Voshell
Andy “Red” Cooper, Dale Broughton
Betty Parker, Ella Peters
Hiram Parker, Richard Jones
Taxi Driver, Wilder Mattocks
Toby Parker, Francis Whittenbaugh
Vera Cruz, movie Queen, Unknown
Mrs. Evelyn Van Tyne, Osta Anderson
“Soup and Fish” Cohen, Kenneth Haldwin
Lem Bennett, Tillman Thompson
Roberta Vinton, Lucille Raftis
Frank Short Sr., John Faye
Act 1—Hungerford Hall, a college boarding
house near the campus of Lexington college. Late in October.
Act 2—Entrance to college auditorium ball
room where the “Freshie Glee” is being held same evening.
Act 3—Same as act 2 a little later the same