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PAGE 6B LOOKING BACK THE KALONA NEWS, THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017 Lone Tree 100 years ago school. His funeral was held Both houses spend the day and May 3, 1917 from the Reformed church evening in perfecting the bill. Rev. and Mrs. Roy Moorhead Wednesday at 2 o'clock. Burial On final passage the measure will not soon forget the fare- was made in the Fountain cem- went through by the follow- wells given in their honor by etery northwest of Lone Tree. ing votes: House - 397 For; 24 Lone Tree people last week. Lone Tree people respondedAgainst, and Senate - 81 For; 8 Following the reception given nobly last Friday evening on oc- Against. by the Boy Scouts and Camp- casion of the Senior class play. Mrs. Joe E Walker had the fire girls the Reformed church The large audience presentmisfortune to burn her hand congregation gathered at the filled every seat in the house quite badly last week. church on Thursday evening and many were obliged to stand The W. W. Horrell home is where eighty-five people were during the entire performance, under quarantine for scarlet present for a delightful pro- Andrew Crawford, one of the fever, three of their children gram. On Saturday evening oldest Short-Horn breeders of being ill with the disease. the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Johnson county, has sold his A new axe handle machine joined in a big farewell with entire herd to James Brownwill soon be installed in the nearly one hundred gathered and will quit the business. Mr. handle factory. at the lodge hall. Brown purchased the fifty-two 75 years ago Lewis Posten, 18, died Sunday head herd Friday. Mr. Crawford May 7, 1942 evening. He was taken sick one has resided on his farm since Friday, the first class in the day last week with appendicitis 1866. New series of First Aid lessons and underwent an operation at P.D. Sowers escaped from the will be held at the school at 8 the home of his parents Friday county jail Monday night by o'clock, sponsored by the local night. It was soon learned that sawing an iron bar of the south chapter of the American Red he could not recover owing to window on the west side of the Cross. The lessons will be given the advanced state of the case second floor. He has not been by Dr. C. M. Cantrell. and he lingered until Sunday apprehended. Joe Gaeta will receive his de- evening. Lewis was a sopho- Conscription was decreed by gree at the commencement ex- more in the Lone Tree high congress on Saturday night, ercises at the State University of Iowa, Sunday afternoon. He Kirchner. will receive the degree of Bach- Representatives of the local elor of Science in Commerce. high school were at Oskaloosa Paul Rapp had a serious ac- Friday and Saturday where cident Wednesday afternoon they competed in the state when he was hauling cobs from music contest. Those partici- Crawford's corn crib south of pating were Margaret Stone- town. The wind overpowered barger, Geraldine Wissink, him as he was putting on the Gwendolyn Kirchner, and Pa- shovel board throwing him to tricia Kilbourne. the ground. He suffered a frac- At the regular meeting of the ture of one dorsal vertebrae Lone Tree Fire Department the and both bones in his left wrist following officers were elected: were broken. He was taken to Chief - Fred Wieland; 1st As- Mercy hospital, sistant - Douglas Abrams; 2nd Frank Hoskins has been ap- Assistant - Marion Crawford; pointed as a member of the President - Robert Musser; board of the Lone Tree Inde- Secretary - Dana Musser; and pendent school district to suc- Treasurer- Fred Wieland. ceed G. B. Kirchner. The Farmers' fire truck made Sugar rationing registration a run to the Earl Hinkley farm occupied the facilities of the west of town about 2:30 o'clock local school all day Monday, Monday afternoon where a fire About 600 persons have been had started in a combination registered to date. chicken house and brooder The town council at its regu- house. The firemen confined lar meeting Monday night ap- their efforts to saving other pointed Harry Stock as a mem- buildings nearby, About 160 ber to fill out the term of G.B. chicks were lost in the fire. Riverside Current 25 Years Ago the department's toughest chal- uating class and had an average May 8, 1992 lenges.Equally hard, though, composite score of 29 on their Washington County Sheriff are the tough economic times ACT exams. Yale Jarvis has formally an- facing the community. Jackie Blakley and Jeff nounced his bid for re-election Heather Ulrich and Kyle Armbruster, both of Riverside, as sheriff. Jarvis made the an- Soukup, both seniors at High- will be married May 16, 1992, nouncement, citing reasons he land Community School, wereat Trinity United Methodist should be re-elected by Wash- among more than 1,500 Iowa Church, Riverside: Jackie is ington County voters. He began high school seniors recently the daughter of Frank Blakley his law enforcement career in recognized as State of Iowaof Hills and Wanda Blakley of 1973, and when former sheriff Scholars by the Iowa College Riverside. Jeff is the son of Don Robertson stepped down, Student Aid Commission, a Paul and Lois Armbruster of Jarvis was appointed to fill the state agency which adminis-Riverside. Both are graduates position. He is seeking his fifth ters the annual scholarshipof Highland High School. four-year term as county sher- program. The designated stu- 10 Years Ago iff. Jarvis points to drug prob- dents rank, on average, in the May 3, 2007 lems and juvenile problems as top three percent of their grad- When Clayton and Jeanette Sexton, with about 175 others, had the opportunity to visit helped begin a new congrega- with several of the other char- tion in Iowa City 50 years ago, ter members who came from as they didn't realize how much far away as Texas for the cel- it would grow. Today, there are ebration. nearly 1,300 members of Our Lael and Penny Stout of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Washington announce the and the congregation celebrat- engagement of their daugh- ed its 50th anniversary Sunday, ter, Tiffany, to Derek Greiner, April 29, with a special service Keota, son of Marlin Greiner at the church and a dinner and of Keota and the late Bonnie program at the Marriott in Greiner. Miss Stout is a 2005 Coralville. graduate of Highland. Her Today, there are four genera- fiance is a 2002 graduate of tion of Sextons who attend Our Keota High School. The couple Redeemer with hundreds of will wed June 30 in St. Mary's other members. The Sextons Catholic Church, Keota. Wellman Advance 100 Years Ago May 3, 1917 EL. Hicks had a bit of hard luck last Thursday. While lead- ing his cow to pasture, she started to jump and play, when she fell down and broke her hip. He sold her to Chas. Du- with his local paper the chanc- es are ten to one that he hasn't an advertisement in it; five to one he never gave it a job of work; three to one that he is delinquent in his subscription; even money that he never did anything to assist the publish- rian for a small sum, probably er to make it a good paper, and a fifth of her value before the forty to one he is most eager to tricia Allen, Bobby Allen, Jimmie Bringman, Gary Cros- s6tt, Stanley Dawson, Jacque- line Darnell, Dickie Griffith, Jacquelyn Griggs, Mary Ann Janecek, Juanita Kuhns, Ken- neth Kempf, Lois Miller, Dennis Netser, Marietta Spear, James Whetstine and Mary Yoder. 50 Years Ago to represent the state of Iowa at the National Youth Science Camp at Camp Pocahontas, West Virginia, from June 25 to July 15. The academic program will include all fields of science and mathematics. Lectures will be given by professional, governmental, industrial and university scientists from all accident, and she was shipped see it when it comes out. May 4, 1967 fields~ including the profes- to Chicago. 78 Years Ago :7" ~!~;h~ R~rol:~:q~;a_s., ,~.t~.a[.f.~:~l~he ~a~ionai The dedication of the new ....... ' Majr"/, 1942- .... w~s in~Ilr~-as ~r:: ~f '::R~ii}~~:O'b~l~. school house at West Chester J.G. Wehrle of the Ford Motor First Baptist Church, Well- All expenses, including to and will take place May 18 at 2:30 Company reports that three man, Sunday afternoon. The from the camp, will be paid. p.m. The governor of Iowa will wheels, four tires and four Rev. Thomas came to Wellman Mr. and Mrs. E.V. King of deliver the address. Remember tubes were stolen from a Ford from the Rockwell-Marble Rock Silverton, Ore., announce the the date, May 18, at 2:30 p.m. V-8 in his used car lot last Fri- (Iowa) field. He is a graduate of engagement of their daughter, Germans in the United States day night. The thieves jacked Dubuque University and Cen- Loree, to Dr. Larry L. Wirtz, who have not become natural- up the car, took their loot and tral Baptist Seminary, Kansas son of Dr. and Mrs. R.W. Wirtz ized citizens must now wait left the vehicle jacked up. No City, Kansas. Special music was of Wellman. The wedding is until the war is over and peace trace of the stolen property has presented by Mrs. Rex Roth and planned for July in Eugene, once more declared. All county been found as yet. Philip accompanied by Miss Ore. clerks and others connected Work is nearly completed Janice Brown. A reception 25 YearsAgo with the naturalization of for- on the new front of the Grand for the Rev. and Mrs. Thomas, May 7, 1992 eign citizens have been notified Theatre, which is of glass in Sheryl and Steven, was held A meeting to discuss volun- to accept no applications now. two colors. The base is a rich in the lower auditorium of tary annexation with Dayton- This may prove a disappoint- deep wine, the remainder of the church. Guests were pres- ville land owners and other ment and hardship to some the front a beige color. This cer- ent from seven neighboring interested persons has been set German citizens who really are tainly makes an attractive front churches, by the Wellman City Council. loyal and wish to become citi- and adds a lot of class (as well Sinclair Service Station will Tuesday, May 19, the council zens of this country in every as glass) to our main street, have its grand opening Friday and Mayor Ivan Redlinger will respect, but there is no way out First Grade News: We madeand Saturday, May 5,6. Ivan present information and an- and they will have to wait. May baskets in our room. Be- ' Ulin, dealer, will be giving away swer questions about the pro- Such a ruling is customary fore we took them home, we a free six-pack of Pepsi Cola posal to annex the area north- when two countries are at war filled them with violets and li- with every tank full of gasoline east of Wellman in exchange with each other, for agents of lacs. Our radio party was Fri- purchased during the two-dayfor city sewer service. In prepa- the enemy might seek citizen- day afternoon. The kindergar- affair. The public is invited to ration for the meeting, Mayor ship for the purpose of being ten came to our room to hear stop in for coffee and cookies Redlinger indicated almost able to better aid.their country our program. Other visitors and a candy bar for the kiddies, total approval of voluntary an- in the struggle, that day were Danny Rhodes, Fred Wright, son of Mr. and nexation among Daytonville A Kansas man has noticed Freddie Kempf and Robert Mrs. William Wright of West property owners. that when a man finds fault Kuhns. 100% spellers are Pa- Chester, is one of two selections Parkview Manor is proud to announce the dedication of their new chapel will be held Wednesday, May 13. The chapel area was completed recently, after years of planning. The chapel is carpeted, with an oak altar and cross made by Lester Yoder. Jim Seward made the stained glass panel, behind the altar which will be illumin- tated. A multi-purpose speaker system was installed in the cha- pel and adjoining dining room and can be used for hymns or dinner music. The chapel was funded by donations from resi- dents' families, friends and other interested parties in the community. Hearty and well-deserved best wishes to Dr. J.R. Miller, who was honored by the Iowa Medical Association for 50 years of service as physician and surgeon. Following gradu- ation from medical school and internship, he served as a medi- cal officer during World War II. He returned to his hometown January 1946 to establish a medical practice with his fa- ther, Enos D. Miller. Dr. Enos served the community from 1910 to 1966. In 1985, the Miller and Miller medical office car- ried the name of a third gener- ation, that of Dr. Dennis Miller, the son of Dr. Jay and Lavera. Several years ago, Dr. Jay re- linquished his work load to his son and began to spend winters in Arizona, practicing part- time in the summer months. Kalona News 100 years ago Marner, Mabel Miller, Harriet went through a barb wire fence May 3, 1917 Berg, Jean Fry. Dwight Feld- then across the road into anoth- Walter and Earl Lemly andman, Raymond Sojka, Mary er ditch. The car was unoccu- Jesse Dayton were Iowa City C. Grady, Henry Byler, Marvin pied and the damage was con- visitors last Monday. The boys Brenneman, Harold Peterseim. fined to an broken windshield, are among the new cavalry re- Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Knepp both front axels sprung and the cruits and some of them were were pleasantly surprised steering rod bent. Mr. Fleming having some dental work at- Monday evening when a group was able to drive the car after tended to before coming up for of their friends came to their straightening the steering rod. final examination for admis- home to help them celebrate Lieutenant Russell McKray, sion to the ranks of soldiers, their birthdays. Guests in- one of our local men who was Mr. Boone of the Princesscluded Mr. and Mrs. Sherman injured at Pearl harbor is re- theater has secured the cinema Miller and family, Mr. and Mrs. covering satisfactorily at one spectacle, "Civilization" to be Willard Boiler, Mr. and Mrs. of the hospitals in San Francis- shown here Monday. Mr. Boone Ed Knepp and Donald, Mr. and co, California. His parents Mr. deserves the commendationMrs. Joe Erb, Mr. and Mrs. John and Mrs. Otis McKray of Iowa and patronage of all in his el- Yoder and Larry, Mr. and Mrs. City were able to communicate fort to give Kalona people such Monroe Hochstetler and family with him by telephone one day a fine attraction, and Mildred Breuneman. last week. Scout Master, Ira E. Wells Word received from CleldonJuanita Hailer of Washing- and his boy scouts took a hike Grout that he is stationed in ton visited at the Raymond Cha- last Saturday to Well]nan. Portland, Oregon and is enjoy- lupa home over the weekend On account of the rain, they ing good health, as his many and the Chalupas entertained changed their plans and did not friends will be glad to know. relatives Sunday including the walk back, but returned on the Friday, parents and friends Duwa family. evening train, of Prairie Dale school enjoyed James Chalupa is exchang- 75 years agi a picnic to celebrate the last ing farm work with his son April 30, 1942 day of another successful term Raymond Chalupa. One hundred and seventy- of schooll After the basket din- 50 years ago one men between the ages of 40 ner the school boys played the May 4, 1967 and 65 registered in the fourth district boys in a ball game the Holy Trinity elementary registration at the City Hail. school boys being the winners, school of Richmond will close Pvt. John E. Thatcher visited Mr. and Mrs. Bart Yotty and in May of this year after 107 with his mother, Mrs. Maud sons, Mr. and Mrs~ S. D. Yoder years of operation. Closing of Thatcher. Pvt. Thatcher was and Monroe, Emma and Delo-Holy Trinity will place an ad- graduated recently from the res and Mary Ann Miller were ditional 40 pupils in the over- Chanute Field branch of the U. dinner guests at the Sherman crowded Mid-Prairie elementa- S. Army air Corps Technical Miller home Sunday. ry and Junior high facilities at School. Marie Kathryn Stumpf is ill the Kalona attendance center. Members of the senior class with the measles. John Benell spent Sunday at of 1942 are: Pauline Gingerich, On Saturday afternoon, Tomthe Paul Bailey home. Virginia Hasty, Miriam Sleich- Flemings car was parked on the Mrs. Rose Sleichter and Mrs. ter, Treva Hesselschwerdt, Leti- hill at his home and in some Nina Grout entertained the tia TeBockhorst, Rdbert South- way the car gbt Started down S1/ariJti women's Club ht the wick, Darlene Sojka, Doris the hill, crossed a small ditch, Sharon EUB church. Larry Grout and Tom Bailey Anderson, Paula Yoder, Karen were Iowa City callers on Sat- Ehrenfelt, Peggy Shalla, Jane urday evening. Niffenegger, Kathy Slabach and Miss Karma Grout spent the Robbie Shaver. weekend at the parental Grout 2S years ago home. April 30, 1992 Mr. and Mrs. Duane Schnie- When Richard Oyer, who der and family, Mr. and Mrs. concludes a 37-year teaching Ralph Waldschmidt and family, career in June, arrived in Kalo- Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Duwa andna, there was no Mid-Prairie family, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Duwa School District, no Historical and son were Sunday eveningVillage and the railroad that mushroom supper guests at the created the town was beginning L. F. Duwa home. to leave it. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Shalla The Mid-Prairie school board entertained guests at a Sun- has hired Neil Knoblock as new day dinner, honoring their vocational agriculturalteacher son, Clint Allen, for his first and FFA advisor. It was an- birthday. Those present were nounced that the Mid-Prairie his great grandmother, Mrs.booster club received the Bobst- Joseph Lasek; grandparents,er Club of the Year Award from Earl Waldschmidt and Mr. and the Iowa High School Athletics Mrs. Clem Shalla; aunt, Ramo- Director's Association. na Shalla; and his three sisters, Sally Kern was named "Wom- Candy, Cathy and Christal. an of the Year" by Gamma Xi John Beachy was a Sunday Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, in rec- evening supper guest of Dar- oguition of her years of com- win Swartzendruber in the El- munity service. lis Swartzendruber home. Idris Club met in the home Mrs. Ray Hendrickson, Mrs, of Mrs. Cal Clark with Mrs. Lyle Fry and Mrs. Wynton Myron Jones co-hostess. Presi- Roetlin accompanied the Sweet dent Pauline Miller conducted Adelines of Iowa City to Kan- a short business meeting. sas City for the weekend, where President Warren Olson they participated in the district presided at the meeting of the Sweet Adeline contest. Kalona Optimist Club. The English River Saddle Wayne and Dorothy Ropp club will meet at the Kalona are the parents of a daughter, Hotel. Menno J. Bontrager will Anndra Lynn, born April 16. give a talk on horsemanship. Marlin and Joni Yoder, North Gale Lea Shaver was hon- Carolina are parents of a son, ored at a birthday party in her Christopher Doolin, born April home in observance of her 24. eighth birthday. Those shar- ing the birthday were Voncille