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00aLoaa \\; KALONA, WASHINGTON COUNTY, I0WA, ]Rural Mail I 'Delivery Made Difficult By Roads Kalona,s on their Win of rQh.shod cake, AI- Everyone enjoyed the spring weather the fore part of the week but in spite of all the en- joyment it brought to some, the rural mail carriers fotmd it com- plicated their duties considerably. The country roads became ira-I passable in certain places due to t the thawing weather. Monday I and Tuesday the men each made / their own routes, going as far as I possible. Wednesday Ray Bren2 / neman, carrier on route 3 had two ! assistant, Paul Snyder, carrier on route 1 and Isaiah P. Yoder, route 2, each had one. These car- !tiers and their assistants got over the entire routes btt it was necessary to cover parts of them by foot. ' O BOY SCOUT WEEK This veek Boy Scout's are cele- brating the 28th anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scouts of America. Wherever YOu go in the United States you find Scouts everywhere, in city, town or open country. Scout Troops dot every corner of the nation. Clean cut, alert, spick and span in their uniforms and honored because of their service. As Theodore Roosevelt said: "The Boy Scout Movement is distinct- ively an asset to our country for the development of efficiency, virility and good citizenship". Scouting is a great world brotherhood of boys and men, and as a President of the United States has stated, is one of the big forces today making for world peace. " i ENTERTAIN AT POT LUCK SUPPER Members of the Kalona Re- bekah Lodge No. 84 entertained their families at a pot luck sup- per at the lodge hall Friday even- ing. Those enjoying the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Lovell Strick- ler and Marilyn; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bourgeois; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Small and family; Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Strickler, Belle and Vera; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Felzke Mrs. Grace Sanders; Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Strickler; Mr. and Mrs. Alva Kepler; Mrs. H. J. Bigelow nd Elda; + Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Michel and Muriel; Mr. and Mrs. Reagan Adams and Nan T Lee; Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Swartzendruber and Gaff; the Misses Carol Saforek and Adelaide Niffenegger and Vie torj Ritz. O Surprised On Wedding Anniversary and ve no all Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lasek were pleasantly surprised Sunday even- ing when 35 neighbors and friends came to their home to help them celebrate their 45th edding an- niversary. The occasion was plan- ned by Mr. and Mrs. Lasek's daughters, Mrs. Harry Jirsa and Mrs. Clem Shalla. After passing the evening by playing cards the guests enjoyed a delicious lunch served by the hostesses. , O  FAREWELL PARTY A surprise party was held Fri- day evening February 4th at the home of Mrs. Anna Patterson and son Wyatt, who are moving from this neighborhood. The evening was spent playing games and visit ing and at a late hour refresh- manta were served. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Win. Spenner and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Fernandis Bontrager and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Menno Bontrager and family+ Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Yoder, Alvin and iKatie, Mr. and Mrs. Win. Zahs and family, Mrs. Ellen S. Wallace Cord Yoder, Wilma and Ruby Carrel and Daniel John Burkhy, George Yoder and Isiah Miller. 0 -- Parks Are Race Coarses Famous English parks are San. down park, Hurst park. Kempton park and Alexandra park, but they are not parks. They are race courses. O J Rounded South AmeHes Magellan went around South America through the Straits of Malellanm in 1521, but Cape Hocn was not rounded until 1615 by a Mvlat. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1938 He Studied Not in Vain l((! yr g t .... I // 1//  //111// LOCAL NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Geo Bell of Well- man passed Saturday night and Sunday at the H. A. Smrtzen- druber home. Mr. and Mrs. Les- lie Bell also of Wellman and Mrs. Ray Westrick visited at the iSvartzendruber home Sunday af -+ ternoon. Mrs. Clark Brenneman, who has been a patient in the Mercy hospital in Iowa City the .st week, is staying with her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Ephriam Herslberger + this week. Mrs. C. J. Ackerman, the for- mer Minnie Kennard is visiting at the George Scrivens home. Cleldon, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Grout, had the mtsfort!ne of cutting his right foot with an ax Tuesday of this week. It re- quired several stitches to close the wound. The Misses Virginia Hibbs, Joella Antes, and Ruth Kyle were Thursday evening supper gests at the C. E. Hershberger home. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hesselsch- welt and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Drellinger attended the Retailers convention at St. Louis Monday. and Tuesday. Amos Hostetler and Melvin Saforek attended an Allis Chal- mers meeting in Des Moines Thursday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Artlmr Walker and family of Moline Illinois visited with the Leo and H. L. Walker families Sunday. Mrs. Lloyd Knep passed Fri- day at the parental Joe Eimen home. MAXWELL-IISHER iWEDDING LOCAL NEWS Miss Gladys Maxwell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gee. Maxwell Last Saturday a heavy down became the bride of Joseph W. pour of rain caused the ice in the Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. English river to break up, a large J. Fisher, on Friday afternoon, piece of ice was caught on an old February 4th at Washington. I tree belov the bridge on Highway E Bovee No 1 causing an lee jam which Justice of the Peace, J. . I " " " " " nd the caused the water to go over the performed the ceremony a [ the bride banks of the river Camp creek couple were attended by " -[ " r rchio south of the Godfrey Sommers grooms mother and M. A " Horak of Riverside. I farm ent out of its banks and The bride wore an ensemble of lwas running accross the highway i brown crepe ith gold aecesories. She was graduated from the Ke- lona high school in 1936 and hr lived her entire life in and around Kalona. The Fisher family moved her from Faye, S. D. about two ye.-" ago. Mr. Fisher is employed in the blacksmith shop owned and operated by his father. For the present the couple ,+" make their home wth the Fisher family. / Honoring the couple, Mr. ard Mrs. Maxwell entertained the fol- lowing at dinner Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Fisher, Fay Boone, Mrs. J. C. Maxwell and the honorees. 3 Dr. and Mrs. Shannon Fourt of Iowa City mrere busines visitors in Kalona Saturday. They also visit- ed a short time with Mrs. Fourt's mother, Mrs. M. E. Hochstetler. Omar Gingerich of Kalona and Walter Conner of Washington have recently purchased delux Plymouth sedans from A. W. Duwa. The East+ Union sewing circle met with Mrs. John Stutsman Wednesday and Thursday of last week. The time was spent quilt- ing and knotting comforts. ANOTHER SIT-DOWN # 1- i e r  most of the afternoon at one time being over a foot in depth. Ed Kern was a business visitor in Davenport Friday and Sabur- day of last wek. Mrs. A. N. Grady, Norma and Cleola were Sunday dinner guests at the E. C. Kern home. Mrs. A. W. Britton who was released from the Mercy hospital in Iowa City last week, is ton- tinning to improve. Her aunt, Mrs. Minnie Beck is helping to care for her at the Britton home. Elmer Marner and Miss Mary Hofer visited at the Francis Pal- mer home in Iaw City Sunday. Honoring Alfred Dean, who celebrated his llth birthday on that day, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Grady, Mary Collen, Miss Hazel Dean and Mr. Dean enjoyed dinner at the Dean Cafe Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Swartzen- druber were Sunday evening sup- per guests at the Elmer Michel home. Dr. and Mrs. S. C. Ware and children visited at the parental Dr. Matt Ware home in West Branch Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle E. Yoder are the parents of a girl born Monday afternoon. The baby weighed 9 pounds and will answer to the name of Phyllis Marlene. Mrs.'A. N. Grady visited with her sister, Mrs. Oscar Schnoeblen and family at Hills Wednesday afternoon. Harry Jirsa cut his right thumb with an ax last Thursday af- ternoon. It reqaired several stitches to close the wound. Mrs. Thursa Grady returned to her home here Tuesday afternoon after visiting for some time with her son Otha and family in Cres- ton. Miss Janet ea passed the week +end at her home in Hedrick. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Klein of south of Riverside were Kalona visitors Tuesday. Tom and Sherman Lahey and Dudley Allen were business visit- ors in Washington Tuesday. Mrs. Ed iSalla is staying with her sister Mrs. A1 Sharl in Rich- mond and is receiving treatment for an infection of the head and ear. Speas and Yoder Autos Collide Tuesday Afternoon Jake Speas and Charley Yoder figured in an auto accident Tues- day afternon about 1 o'clock on the Baptist church corner. Neither driver saw the other car approach- ing until it was too late to avoid the collision. Mr. Yoder and Mr. Speas escaped without injury bu Mrs. Seth Miller vho was an oc. cupant of the Yoder car received shoulder bruises. The radiator of Mr. Yoder's car was damaged and the fender and running board of the Speas truck was also slightly damaged, troth are fortunate that nothing more serious resulted from the accident. --' O PROCESSING TAX REFUND WILL NOT BE PAID Mastin G. White, solicitor of the Federal Department of Agriculture has made the state-i ment that farmers should be on i uard against agents or oguni- zations that claim to be able to Obtain refunds of processing tax paid under the original agricul- tural adjustment act. There is no law under which processing taxes may be refunded to a pro- ducer unless he processed his pro- duct, paid the tax, did not pass it on to the consumer. The National Farmers Process Tax Recovery association, whose purpose appears in its title, seeks to bring about the enact- ment of a federal law providing for process tax refunds to pro- ducers who can show that the tax comes out of their pockets. D. W. Van Vleet of Greenfield, is presi- dent of this organization and say its field men have no authority to represent its objective other- wise. Sch an association has every right to go after members on straightforward representa- tion--C. R. Gazette Celebrate Double Birthdays Monday being Erma Jean Alts birthday as well as her grand- father Peter Alt, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Alt and children were Sun- day dinner guests at the Peter Alt home near Sharon. Monday evening Erma Jean entertained three of her little friends at her home after school. Those helping celebrate the occasion were Cwendolyn McCrmack, Dorothy Yoder and Elaine Yoder. H. A. Swartzendruber's Entertain Mr. and Mrs, Donald Berell, Mr. and Mrs. Lovell Strickler and Miss Belle Strckler and Jack Guengerich were entertained at the H. A. Swartzendruber home last Thursday evening. Rook was the diversion of the evening, ith Mrs. Lovell Strickler winning prize for high score and Jack Guengerich low. --O Valentine Part Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Beck en- tertained at a Valentine party in thei home Thrsday evening. Bridge was played throughout the evening with prizes for high score +.being awarded to Mrs. Harry Horesowsky and Mr. V. D. Hoch- stetler, and consolation prizes to Mrs. Weller Snyder ant, Tom James. Others presen were Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford !S)mmers, Waller Snyder, Mrs. V. D. Hochstetler, Mrs. Tom James, Harry Horesow- sky., Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Alt and i Mrs. C. G. Tilden. ---------o-- Mr. and Mrs. Lester Strickler of Iowa City visited Tuesday evening at the parental J. B. Strickler home. Lamont Kelley, Mrs. Ed Kern and Mrs. Irvin Kelley were Wed- nesday afternoon business visit- ors in Iowa City. The Eli J. Stutsman family of Daytonville who recently purchas- ed the Dudley Allen property east of the Methodist church moved to Kalona Wednesday. Albert Ebersole, of the Joetown community, fell from a ladder Tuesday and injured his back and shoulder quite severely. NUMBER 15 Junior High Team Wins Trophy For 1937-38 Season The Kalona Junior high basket- ball team won the "Little Hawk League" trophy for 1937-38 by defeating University high team Tuesday afternoon on the home floor. The cap is given by the Williams Supply store and must be won three years in succession to receive permanent possession. Teams making up the "Little Hawk League" are Iowa City University high, Wellman and Kalona. However the Iowa City high school team was not entered this year. Kalon N in defeating U High came through the season without a defeat, games played and scores are as follows: Wellman 37--14 Brighton 25--11 Washington 24--16 University High 29--14 Welhnan 21--13 Washington 15--14 Brighton 25--24 University 24--11 The most outstanding game of the year was the second game with the Washington Juniors. With the score standing 14  to 13 with 25 seconds to play, Kalona called two time outs and made the winning basket in the last three seconds of play. Thirteen boys from the 7th, 8th and 9th grades were out for the team hut the five players who started every game were: Harlan Gingerich, Kenneth E. Gingerich Kenneth G. Guengerich, Donald Erickson and Harold Petorseim. O TO REPRESENT KALONA AT SPELLING M]ET The pupils of the 7th and 8th grades held their spelling contest Friday afternoon at which time all but three were eliminated to represent Kalona at the county contest to be held at the Wash- ington court house Saturday, February 19th. Those pupils to go from this school are: Jean Fry Pauline Gingerich and Cecil Mil- ler. SALE DATES Feb. 14--Bert Cray, Stock. February 15--Erlis Guengerich, Closing Out. Feb. 15--Coffey and Long Clos- ing out. Feb. 17--Lewis Yoder and Sons Public Sale Feb. 19---V. D. Hochstetler, Ref- eree Sale. Feb. 23--Enos J. Kauffman, Clos- ing Out Feb. 24--Ben Hochstetler, Dis- solution. + Mar. 9--Emery Yoder, lblic World Wide Guild Meeting Held The World Wide Guild of the Baptist church held their monthly meeting Monday evening at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Hillis. FI- loing a favorite dish supper at 5:30 the regular meeting was held with the President Virginia Bush in charge. As one of the mem- bers had recently become a bride the remainder of the evening was devoted to a treasure hunt kitchen shower for Gladys Maxwell Fish- er. After mch merry searching the ,bride discovered a nice assort- ment of useful gifts. Those pres- ent were Edith Maxwell, Mildred Thatcher, Virginia Hasty, Goldie Maxwell, Ruth Thatcher, Harriet Berg, Norma Erickson, Mattreen Perrin, Edna Thatcher, Virginia Bush, Gladys Fisher, and Ray. and Mrs. Hillis. 0 Birthday Dinner Sunday In honor of their daughter, Grace, who celebrated her birth- day on Wednesday, Mr. and Mrs. Ben M. Miller entertained the fol- lowing at dinner Sunday: Ella and Irene Byler, Ado and Edith Ropp Ella Mae Ropp, Freda Miller, Mary Gingerich and Viola Gin- gerich. Mr. and Mrs. Alva Mil- ler, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Miller Mr. and Mrs. Glen Miller, and Miss Barbara Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Gid Yoder, Neal Bender and Mor- ris Swartzendtuber were also visitors at the Miller home Sun- lay.