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.i THE KALONA NEWS, THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013 LOOKING BACK 75 years ago August 25, 1938 Local It was on August 18, 1937 when the Kalona Locker plant started. At that time Mr. Knerr had the plant equipped with 185 locker boxes. Donkey ball game was held Aug. 29 on the local diamond between Richmond and Kalona. The follow- ing was the lineup for Kalona: Ned Fry, Henry Grady, Ward Ehrenfelt, Archie Haberman, Eugene Way, Lyle Fry, Gerald and Everette Teets, Lisle Sanger, Frank Conklin and Paul Guengerich. For Rich- mond: Vic Malichky, Melvin, Ar- den and Arch Saforek, John Lintz, Joe Pieper, Ardell Pieper, Howard Keifer, A. W. and Bill Kern. Word has been received here that Mr. and Mrs. Philip Foraker are the parents of a son born Aug. 19. He will answer to the name of Philip Charles. Mrs. Foraker will be remembered as Claire Stillwell. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fisher are the parents of a son born Aug. 20. He will answer to the name of Harold Joseph. Mr. and Mrs. A. Leroy Zook are the parents of a son born Aug. 22. He will answer to the name of James Leon. Lloyd Strickler has been seri- ously ill at his home this week with the flu. Ira Miller underwent a tonsilec- tomy, Tuesday. Junior, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ros- coe Niffenegger, who has been se- riously ill, was taken to the Child- rens Hospital. Alvin Richardson, who is work- ing for Marion Stransky had the misfortune of running a hay fork in his arm Wednesday. Adolph Votruba, who was seri- ously injured in an auto accident several weeks ago is very much improved at this time. Marvel Drollinger has been confined to her home for the past week suffering from a minor op- eration on her foot. Mrs. E. B. Hochstetler who fell two weeks ago and tore the liga- ments in her ankle and broke a small bone, has been confined to ": her bed. :': Henry YoUr ha'be6n cbnffned" to his home several days this week with the summer flu. Richard Knepp underwent a tonsilectomy, Monday. Letha, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manass Brenneman underwent an appendectomy at the Mercy hospital this morning. Henry Miller, son of Elmer Mill- er fell Wednesday while playing at the Honey house. He fell about eight feet injuring his head and he was unconscious for several hours. Mrs. Ben Boone is enjoying her vacation from her duties at the Telephone office. Mildred Preston is working in her place. Mr. and Mrs. Ora Keiser went to Metamora, Ill., last Thursday where they attended the funeral of Silas Bachman. Mildred Speas is enjoying a weeks vacation from her duties at the Hesselschwerdt store. Thelma Stutsman is working in her place. Ned Fry, who will leave soon to attend school in Tuscon, Arizona, was the honored guest at a picnic supper held at the Golf Course, Thursday, Raymond Spicher, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Spicher is spend- ing this week at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Gingerich. Eugene Hochstetler, who has been attending the National Guard Camp in Fort Dodge the past two weeks, returned to his home. Alma Brenneman is working at the Chester Miller home and help- ing care for their little son which was born Sunday. Alice Abbey came Monday af- ternoon to spend a few days at the E. D. Hershberger home, before going to Keota where she will be teacher in the 5th and 6th grades. Paul Guengerich began another term of school at the Evergreen school, Monday Paul reports that he has 56 scholars this year. Paul Yoder, John Bigelow, Au- rel Hannah and Jackie Blazek at- tended the Centennial Jubilee at Marengo Thursday. Virginia Bush, who has been employed in Washington this summer, returned to her home. Pauline Moomey, who is em- ployed in Riverside passed the week end at the home of her par- ents Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Moomey. Lawrence E Duwa visited at the Vinton Hybrid Seed Corn Co. in Vinton, Monday. During the past week two mo- JIM TRUELSON torists were arrested in Kalona for not adhering to the speed limits. Archie Shertz of Manson was fined five dollars and costs for disobeying the law and Saturday, Albert Hazelet of Ainsworth was fined $2.50 and costs. August 25 Olive Warren, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Warren Sr., and Norbert TeBockhorst, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo TeBockhorst were united in marriage. The couple was attended by Ber- nadette TeBockhorst and Fermin TeBockhorst, sister and cousin of the bride groom. Richmond Norbert TeBockhorst of here and Olive Warren will be married August 25th. Lamont Kelley and Wilma TeBo- ckhorst will be married here Sep- tember 1st. Relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sharp helped them celebrate their first wedding anniversary Thurs- day Mr. and Mrs. Dan Bopp attended Mrs. Mellinger's furniture sale at Kalona. Richard Escher underwent an appendectomy at the Washington hospital early Tuesday. Mrs. A. Malichky bruised her arm in a fall down several steps. The Eclipse Lumber Company carpenters are building a garage for Frank Lintz. On Tuesday they shingled A1 Sharps chicken house. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kern are home from Hills. They took care of the Droll restaurant while they were on their vacation. Brush Mr. and Mrs. Chester Miller are the parents of a boy, Laurel Lynn, born August 21. Rudy Micka from Chicago is vis- iting for a week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymon Troyer. Jonas Yoder from Defiance Co. Ohio is visiting for some time at the home of his son, Ben Yoder. Fairview Miriam Sleichter spent Tuesday evening with Helen and Mildred Sleichter. William Miller left Thursday for Kansas to attend the funeral of his mother. Dorothy i. Miller began work- ling at the Mrs. AliceMaas-home Monday. Roscoe Niffenegger left the hos- pital Sunday and went to the home of his mother in Iowa City, where he is recovering from an appendi- citis operation. We congratulate June Niffeneg- ger in being the healthiest 4-H club girl in Johnson county. Ivan Maas left Wednesday morning with Herb Hartzler for a few days fishing trip. Katie Miller is at home again after working for Frank Yoders, while they were on a trip to the West. Frank Pierce After twenty-five years of ser- vice, Frank Fry retired from the grocery and general merchandise business here last Monday. Russell and Leslie McKray are now the owners of the store. Donald Fry is visiting with his friend Milford Groff this week. Emery M. Yoder hulled clover for M. S. Bontrager last Wednes- day. Mrs. Frank McKray was in Iowa City the fore part of the week car- ing for her daughter Lois who has been numbered among the sick. Sharon The Hershberger reunion was held Sunday at the Mahlon Swart- zendruber home. George Plank and Noah Miller visited with George Rhodes Fri- day Clayton and Wallace Knepp spent Sunday with their grandpar- ents, Mr. and Mrs. George Rhodes. Pilotburg Harlan Geyer will teach Look- out school this fall to begin Sep- tember 5th. He was out looking at the needs of the school Monday. Mrs. Ferne Leeper will teach the Pilotburg school. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hoover and daughters Edna and Leota will start Tuesday to Virginia to visit his aged mother. Fred Mouser will move a house from the Stanley Mouser place on his farm and the Hoover family will move into it and work for Mr. Mouser next year. Mrs. John Allen of Colorado Springs, Colorado, concluded her visit with her daughter, Mrs. Mar- ion Stransky and family Sunday after being there two weeks. Her sister Maxine has also been visit- ing here a few days. Sunday they all drove to Wapello to visit a son and brother Warren Allen. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Larson and Arlis Marie and married daughter NEWS Marion and husband, visited at the Carl D. Anderson home Mon- day. Bayertown In the opening softball game of the evening Hills defeated River- side in a thirteen inning game, by a one point margin of 3 to 2. Kalona and Bayertown battled in the second game and after two remarkable close calls on home plate as being 'outs' for the local team, Bayertown was victorious by a final score of 2 to 1. The finals between Bayertown and Hills resulted in a victory for Bayertown with a score of 2 to 1. Officials of the evening were "Ebbie" Cummings, Roy Alt and Howard Bailey. 50 years ago September 5, 1963 Those leaving soon for univer- sities and colleges will be these youth who will attend Goshen Col- lege. Winifred, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hostetler will be a senior in elementary educa- tion; David and Ross Rhodes, sons of the O. J. Rhodes will be a senior in music and a junior, respectively; John C. Yoder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Yoder will enroll as a senior in history; Peggy Yoder, daughter of the Clifford Yoders and Muriel Zook daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Zook will be a junior and senior, respectively in the school of nursing; Mr. and Mrs. Willard Boller's son, Gary, will be a junior in accounting; Evelyn Yo- der, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Her- man Yoder will enroll as a sopho- more; and freshman students will be Bette Kauffman daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kauffman and Kathy Yoder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Yoder. Jim L. Yoder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Yoder has enrolled as a senior in physical education at the University of Dubuque. Cheryl Walker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Walker is in nurs- es training at St. Luke's hospital in Dubuque. Virginia Swartendruber, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Swart- zendruber is attending the River- side School of Nursing at Newport News, Virginia. Freshmen enrolling at Hess- ton College in Hesston, Kansas, will be Shirley Schrock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Schrock; LaVerta Yoder, daughter of the Duae E. Yoers, .Wayne BeacJay, son of the Floyd Beachys and Har- lan Hochstetler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray V. Hochstetler. Students returning to State Col- lege of Iowa at Cedar Falls will be Kathleen and Jane Meyer, daugh- ters of the Orval Meyers, who will be senior and sophomore respec- tively; Tim Grady, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Grady and Steve Reif, son of the Logan Reifs, who will be enrolled as seniors. Gene, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray- mon Troyer has enrolled at Iowa State University at Ames. Esther Rodgers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rodgers is attend- ing Iowa City Commercial Col- lege, and Regina Walker, the H. L. Walker's daughter, is in the School of Cosmotology at Iowa City. Several Kalona young people will be attending Eastern Menno- nite College in Harrisonburg, Vir- ginia, including: Sandra Nafziger, daughter of the Chris Nafzigers, who will be a senior in elemen- tary education; Joyce Bontrager, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Bontrager, a junior in mathemat- ics; Anna Ruth Beachy, daughter of the Floyd Beachys, a freshman; and Karen Bender, daughter of the Edwin C. Benders and Mary Louise Brenneman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Brenneman will also enroll as freshmen. Among those enrolling at the State University of Iowa in Iowa City will be juniors, Mer- le Brenneman, son of the Ezra Brennemans; Fred Yoder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Yoder; Philip Yoder, son of Mrs. Dan M. Yoder; Bill Reif, son of Mr. and Mrs. Logan Reif, who will be doing graduate work in business admin- istration; freshman, Daniel Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Miller; James Hornaday, senior in the Cellege of Law and Larry Yoder, son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Yoder. Bertha Beachy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Beachy, will be returning to Congo soon where she will be resuming her teaching duties as a missionary, following a furlough at her home here. A clipping from the Wichita, Kansas Eagle states that Ezra Yo- der, Nelson Gingerich and John Keller earned funds to continue their college work at Bethel by de- molishing an old building on the campus and selling the salvage materials. Keith Marner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marner, left for New- ton, Kansas Sunday where he will enroll as a junior in Bethel col- lege. 25 years ago August 25, 1988 Pleasantview Laurine King recently won one blue and two red ribbons at the Washington County Fair. Two of the items were plastic canvas and one item was a quilt made by Ida Mac Beachy for Laurine of state birds and flowers. The 33rd annual Pleasantview Home Benefit Sale, set for Sep- tember 9 and 10. As in previous years, quality handcrafted items, local food and homebaked goods will be auctioned, including fur- niture items and wood products from Schlabaugh and Sons, Twin County Dairy cheese and Kalona bologna from the Kalona Locker. Sale committee members are Leroy Ropp, Ralph Miller, Ellis Swartzendruber, Dale E. Yoder and Floyd Yoder. Center High School Former students, teachers and friends of the old Center High School held a reunion August 7. Ninety-four persons accompanied by pianist Mary Ellen Miller, and a quartet composed of Wilbur Miller, Jacob, Stanley and Wil- liam Swartzendruber. The class of 1935 had perfect attendance: Vera (Fry) Semler, Deane McKray and Donald Schlabaugh. Seven of the eight members of the class of 1941 were present. Officers for the Au- gust 5, 1990 reunion are president, Charles Capper; vice president, Robert K. Yoder; secretary - trea- surer, Ada Fisher. Kalona Golf Low score scratch, August 3, 34 Chris Truelson; low score handi- cap, 29 Jody Chalupa. Couples Two Ball Tournament: Championship flight - Goodfellow :69, Hershberger 70, Dawson 76, Harland 78, RomanS0. First flight  tlacobs 86, Skola 86. IMS The Iowa Mennonite School cross country team has the largest boys' and girls' groups since the program started in 1974. The girls' team returns Sarah Blauvelt. Other team members are Mi- chelle Loss, Jonette Kauffman, freshman, Stacey Dickel, already known for basketball, track and softball, LaShai Manley, who was a member of the Des Moines Track Club and Jennifer Kremer, a freshman. The boys' team includes John Beck, Rodney Bender, Chris Far- rar, Stephen Gingerich, Troy Miller, Greg Hochstedler, Michael Swartzendruber, Noah Larson, Mitch Rhodes, Chris Stoltzfus, Shannon Roth, Jerry Grubb, Is- mael Huerta, Jerran Yoder, Carly Nisly and Thomas Anberree. MP Rosamond Goodlander, Ken Petrone, and Craig Shellady, all members of the Mid-Prairie School District faculty, attended a Patterns for I.D.E.A.S. course in Washington. The Mid-Prairie hawk baseball team ended the season in District play. Terry Brenneman was named to the second all-conference team as an outfielder, and Darin Yoder was selected for the all area team. Team awards included Mr. Hustle, Dave Baker; Team Cap- tain, Andy Greiner; the only four- year varsity letter winner, Sam Bontrager; Mr. Team Spirit, Tom Miller; Best Practice Attendance, Gary Gordon. Mid-Prairie Hawkette volley- ball practice started Monday with more than 40 girls. Joining Bob Barrick on this year's coaching staff are assistant coach Karen Ihms and junior high coach Susan Miller. II REHA GREENHOUSES "We Grow the Very Best" MUM5 & ASTER5 25% OFF HOSTA5 50% OFF OTHER PERENNZAI..5 r 22 Wellman, IA 52356 }19-646-2408 PAGE 5A Ihms, a graduate of Durant High School and Central College, taught four years at Jefferson- Scranton. Miller is a Clear Creek alumna and attended Northeast Missouri State College. After teaching a year in Missouri, she joins the Kalona Junior High Staff. September 1, 1988 Local Lowell Peachey was elected president of the Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce during the noon meeting August 29. Other officers are Melinda Er- ickson, immediate past president; Phil Ropp, president-elect; J. John J. Miller, vice-president; Lana Reid, secretary; Craig Symons, treasurer. Directors are John Wallerich, Fred Yoder, Joe Swartzentruber, Marlin Miller. Gary Mullet is chairman of industrial develop- ment. Laverta Yoder and Donald Vitte- toe of the First Interstate Bank of Kalona received life insurance li- censes recently. Kalona has a chance to make its name worldwide when it takes part in the World Ag Expo set for Amana September 7-10. A number of volunteers will staff the booth, providing infor- mation and selling Kalona prod- ucts. In addition, artists Shirley Wehr of the New Harvest Gallery will do daily demonstrations. Sue and Kevin Kos are parents of twin sons born August 28. Braden Joseph weighed 5 pounds 8 ounces, and Trenton Alexander 5 pounds 12 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dusen- berry and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kos. Scott and Holly Kelly are par- ents of a son, Mitchell Jay, born August 28. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Becker and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Kelly. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Bontrager are parents of twin sons, born Au- gust 28. Yotty's Bridal Registry: Jenell Nisly - Weldon Shrock, Septem- ber 3; Coralie Kelley- Ryan Miller, September 17; Rhonda Gehring - John Schrock, October 29. Mr. and Mrs. Willard (Lois) Yo- der announce the engagement of their daughter, Edie Yoder, to Bruce Hochstetler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie (Carolyn) Hochstetler. The couple recently returned from a three,year, term with the Mennonite Central Committee in Bolivia and plan an October 23 wedding. Wedding vows were exchanged between Sandra Carol Hochst- edler and Gregg Edward Straits, August 13. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Jonas (Ann) Hochstedler and Mr. and Mrs. David (Evelyn) Straits. Lynette Hochstedler was her sister's maid of honor. Steve Win- ey, Winona Lake, was best man. Lois Ann Miller and Al De- hogues were married August 19. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Willis R. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Armando Dehogues. Julie Bontrager was matron of honor and David Stier, Home- stead, Florida, was best man. Ginny Bontrager, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin (Mary) Bon- trager became the bride of Ray Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mon- roe (Emma Jean) Miller August 20. Patricia Shenk was her sister's matron of honor. Best man was Lyle Miller, brother of the bride- groom. Richmond The Shalla family reunion was held at Richmond Park Sunday, August 28. Following the picnic dinner, Bernadette Pribyl, Dick TeBockhorst, Mike Ahlbrecht, Jim Shalla and Nathan Basinger provided music. The committee in charge was Ramona Shalla, Rich- ard and Clifford Shalla families. Pleasantview Each year the Iowa-Nebraska Mennonite Conference WMSC provide Pleasantview Home with much needed new linen items. The Iowa-Nebraska WMSC is made up of Mennonite wome.n from 36 congregations located throughout Iowa and Nebraska. Donated items include sheets, blankets, spreads, pillow slips, towels, washcloths, bibs and wash- able bed pads. Many of the local Conservative and Amish Menno- nite churches also sew washable pads for us. IMS When school opened August 24 at Iowa Mennonite School, eni'oll- ment was the highest since 1980. The 146 students, including 15 transfer students, number 48 se- niors, 26 juniors, 31 sophomores and 39 freshmen. IMS faculty and staff numbers 27, including three new members, two of whom will handle librarian duties. The Iowa Mennonite School varsity volleyball team begins its season September.3. Returning players include An- gie Yoder, Susan Miller, Susan Hochstedler, Lisa BoUer, Sophi Brenneman and Nichole Payne. Other team members are ju- niors Lara Troyer, Sara Leichty., Andrea Litwiller, sophomore Dana Hochstetler and exchange students Esther Neff, Maria Hag- berg, and Gordana Stevic. MP Rose A. Dillard, superintendent, William Thompson, high school principal, Ray Schrepfer, junior high principal, and Ed Miller and Richard Van Hoozer, elementary principals, completed a week-long Evaluator Approval Course'at the School Administrators Confer- ence. The Mid-Prairie Hawkette vol- leyball team began practice with 39 girls. Senior team members are Amy Augustine, Tami Ench, Laura Gordon, Lori Hobbs, Lisa.Miller, Lisa Moberly, Nia Nelson, Tammie Schauf, Amy Woodburn, Karen Yoder; juniors, Jody Brenneman, Chelle Eimen, Milia Perry, Suzie Schrepfer, Tabitha TeBockhorst, Angie Young; sophomores, Kara" Bailey, Kim Gordon, Jenny Hobbs, Tricia Huebner, Katie Kelley, An- drea Kos, Jody LeFever, Jessica Lindy, Bea Oltman, Jessica Timin- ski, Rebecca Whetstine; freshmen, Renae Bender, Brenna Conway, Jill Grout, Jodie Grout, Jean- nine Hochstetler, Jennifer Miller, Shonda Miller, Brandi Poock, Glory Souder, April Statler, Hedi Walker and Nikki Weyant. Flint Ridge Well! we sure did have a fun va- cation. It started out by going to Delmar and Ila Ruegseggers hog roast up north of Franklin. On Saturday, August 13 - Don Yoder and Chester Miller cryed an auction for S. C. Ropp. Bid- ding also was very brisk with an ol grandfather's clock going for thirty-eight hundred dollars. One afternoon Isaiah Litwiller called us and told us that the for- mer Bernice Yoder who is now married and has her family raised of Malvern, was at their place and would like to see us - So we went up and Ruth, I, Bernice, Isaiah and Ruth took a tour of Deer Creek and Flint Ridge. Bernice said she still takes the Kalona News and waits at her mailbox each week to read these lines. Last Monday I, my brothers Robert of Daytonville, Marion of Shaver Creek, our cousin Gid Yod- er of Garden City, Missouri, all ac- companied another cousin George Yoder, Birch Creek as driver went west to see where the south fork, the middle fork and north fork of the English River and ol Marts Creek have their beginning. In the afternoon we stoppel in Pittsburg and enjoyed a short visit with Jacob and Francis Yoder. Gid told me that he saw Max Yoder down in Missouri recently during Maynard Yoder's 40th wed- ding anniversary. Chris Hartzler of Flint Ridge and Karston Yoder of Upper Deer Creek entered a White Hall rodeo as contestants recently. Karston as a bull rider and Chris as bull dog- ger. The way I got it is that Chris and Karston were picking them- selves up out of the saw dust part of the time. Century I NS LJ RAN CI='JF Sigourney Office: 641-622-3894 Cell: 319-330-8155 Fax: 641-622-2002 Kalona Office: 319-656-4405 Cell: 319-936-0749 Fax: 319-656-4401 Home Auto Flood Hastings Mutual Business Farm Lifo/1-1ealth o