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alnna 66 KALONA, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IOWA THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1957 NUMBER 48 evening of this committee of the Cl,ub met to on the funds receiv- budge't of $3,550. A. A. Jackson stated that a total of $2,485 which leaves be made up in order the total planned. ,Ap- 70 per cent of the have-been heard from feels confident will be reached by members reported new contributors were the-li~t of last year. The of street mark- several new members in the ~udget more to contribute they did not intend active part in the club one man said, "The good strides and have a keen interest so I will con- that goal, eCen cannot be an active A. A. Jackson and his -H. V. Beck, Dr. M. L. Miller and *EUis stated that they attempts to contact however, if they have any party, they will to explain what the for and will re- contribution. evening, ~ptembe~ Kalona Community Club at the grade school at "supper. President Earl charge of the ,busi- ] Kalona 14; West Chester 6 Last Friday Kalona won their opening Ke- Wash football game on the home field last Friday evening ,by turn- ing West Chester 14-6, a reverse of last season's opener at which Chester was the winner. The Kubs scored in the first quarter when halfback Fry plung- ed two yard for the score. Quar- !terback Hofer plunged for the extra point. West Chester scored in the third quarter on a pas,s play but failed to make the extra point, giving Kalona a one point margin. Dur- ing the fourth quarter, Hofer ran 11 yards for a touchdown and also ran the extra point. Kalona had-the ball deep in Chester ter- ritory when time ran out. Hofer gained 98 yards and Alt 44 during the ~ame. Alt also made 46 yards on passes. Hofer aver- aged 27 yards per punt and Ches- ter 16 with several trying their luck. In winning their first game the Kubs were forced ~o do without the services of John Allensworth, Bill Reif and Bill Hartsock as reg- ulars in addition to several re- placements. The Kub starting lineup includ- ed: Ends, Mike Nfffenegger and Larry Jirsa; Tackles, Jim Yoder and Harold Stou~; Guards, Don Spenner and Steve Reif; Center, Mike Brenneman. Backfield, Tom Hofer, Jerry Alt, Gerhard ~iller ~nd Kirk Fry. , In other KeWash games played last Friday: Lone Tree 6, Wellman 0; North English 13, Ksota 7; In non-conferer~ce action, Williams- burg and Marengo tied 0.~Praixie 13, Sblon .7. Katona will be host to Lone Tree Friday, the 27th, in the sec- conferences game for both. 5th = September 26th, day for securing heroins- for candidates for Town Councilmen. The for filing is October 8th. papers may be secant- the town clerk, H. V. Beck. town election will on November 5th this councilmen, three park and a mayor am The present town say they will no~ be can. f~r re-election. It is the ~f many that they should because of their of the past t~wo yea~l. Game afternoon the Kalona Sophomore football to Washington Washington Freehme~- Washington won 1,l odd scoring ball game. 2 safeties of which one resulted in ,the only of the game. lineup for Kalona Lyle Miller and Don Tackles, Tony and Jim Harolct Stout and Center, Marvi~ Eim? baokfieid ,was Tim Reif, Keith Marn~r, Willer. Ross Rhodes in the backfield. Oth- who saw action w6~e Allan Haberman Hartsock. The yardage ~as i~ f~tvor of Kalona, of the safeties, Kalona an uphill battle i~ territory. Defensively, Yoder and Stout look- On offei~e, Reif e4trr/ed the loaM. of address has been the News offlce~ which is Sp. Donald Knepp, B Shrad~r of Mrs. ~orest Jones of were Tuesday afteraoort the Vernon 8~aglmr will arrive home ) for a six day family. son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob is a medical lmtient at k~mpital in Iowjt Gi~. Win Priz4m The recent winfiere of th~ school drawing at Rail's were: first prize movie camera, Robert Wollrab of Ainsworth; second" prize table ra- dio, E. Viola Hochstetler, Kalona, route 2; third prize flash camera, Viola Ferne Beachy, Kalona. Honored At Dinner Orval Zink of Sco~ City, Kan- sas was honored at a cooperative ~upper Tuesday evening in the basement of the Kalona Menno- nite church. Those enjoying the social evening with Mr. Zink were Mr. and ,M~s. L. J. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Mile Miller and Junior, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Miller and family, Mr. an~ Mrs. ~oyle Miller and Roberts and B. David Miller, all of Kalona, Mr. Ralph Detwiller and family, Mr. Wallace Swart- zendrnber and family, Mr. and Mrs. Delmar D. Miller and Glen D., Douglas and Steven Knepp all of Wellman~ ~r. and Mrs. Lloyd Kempf and sons of Mr. Pleasant and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gingerich and family of Williamsburg. Sorghum Not In Danger Yet Grain sorghum growers have little to worry about as yet, ag- rgnomist E. R. Duncan of Iowa ~tate College said Tuesday. Sorghum is making normal pro- gre~ towards maturity. There eeems to be little danger of dam. age from frost. Grain sorghum is as far advanced as most corn. In answer to farmers wl~o fear current rains may inter/ere with harvesting sorghum for grain, Duncan pointed out that sorghum ~zon't be matured to maximum yield potentials until about Octob- er let. If ~eather stays wet after mid- O~ber~ then them may be rea- son for concern. Wet weather'at that ,time could delay normal com- bAning operaions. And if warm tempe~tures_ accompany# rains, some molding of grain heads might oc~uro At present, however, it ~ppears that farmers need expect no more than average losses due to we@th- er. But, individuals who anticipate drying p~blem~, shoui~ make ar. rangements now ,to have sorghum dris& HEART OF THE AMERICAN PRES Third Place Winner Monroe Miller was third place winner at the Johnson county plowing ma~ch held at the Mass turkey farm southwest o Cos- grove on Septerat)er 18. There were seven other contestants. First place went to Jack Hoff- man of Oxford, second place to Edgar Colony and Miller won the third prize ,with a score of 68 out of a possible 100 paints. Plawman were judged on. open- ing furrows, furrow conformation and uniformity, condition of till- ed surface, trash cq~verage, grass- ed .waterway, land endings and contour adher)ence and closing the ~urrow. Birthday Surprise IMx. and Mrs. Robert Marek and family entertair~d guests at a surprise birthday dinner Sunday, honoring Mr. Marek's mother, Mrs. Charles Marek. Those enjoying the cooperative dinner and shar- ing. the courtesy with Mrs. Marek included Mr. Charles Marel~ Mr. and Mrs. Clem Shalla and Ramo- na, Mr. and Mrs. Joe TeBock horst, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Conner, Nancy and Susan, Mrs. Emma Bopp, Mr. and iMrs. Dale Marek and family, Mrs. Mary TeBock- horst and Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Lore- lay of Bettendorf. Mr. and Mrs. Jason Yoder at- tended the funeral services of Mr~ [richard Adams in Solon Friday, September 20th. Members of the Richmond ball club held their annual torkey-ham supper at the AmVet hall on Sun- day evening. Pet. Harold J. Brown, whose wife, Rams, Iives in Reifa~ apszt- meRts in Kalona recently began his second phase of six months active military training at the army ~se in Fort Sam Houston, Text. Miss Eugenia Price will speak at the Christian Baptist church in Kalona on Monday, September 30 at 3 o'clock. She will also speak at the Wellman Baptist church daily, Sunday t~trough Wednesday at 9:80 a. m. and 7.45 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Miller and family and ~Mr. and~ Mrs. Daniel D. ~il.ler and family were Sunday dinner guests of~ Mr. and Mrs. Omar Gingerich, June and Bur- lotto. A daughter wa~ 'rMm to ~" ~rs. Cleo Troyer at the Washiag- ton hospital on Thursday, Septem- ber 19. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Shetlor are the parents of a girl bern at the W~hington hospital oft ~ep- tember ~ARh. Frytown Tops Kalona In Return Meet ' The horseshoe pitchers from Frytown topped'Kalona hem Mon- day evening in a return match with a score of 389 to 372. Tossing for Frytown were: Fred Frey, Chris Burkholder, Raymond Elect P.T.A. Officers The Kalona Parent-Teachers Association had their first meet- ing of the year at the high school gymnasium on Thursday evening, September 19. tFollowing the coo~eprative sup- per, a business meeting was held Hochstetler, James Ulin, Raymond at which Mrs. Don Bontrager and Vernon BoRtrager. elected vice president Trying fo~ Kalon~ were: Mesa Bontrager, Stanley Da~vson, Clar- ehce Hostetler, Henry Beachy, Ed Slabach, Teddy Larsen. O~ Monday evening, .September 30, the tie will be played off at the- Frytown court- SILO GASSES DANGEROUS Chopped forage gives off car- bon dioxide gas. For this reason, you should be extra careful about entering an upright silo during filling. This colorless, odorless gas is especially dangerous when you have stopped filling for several hours during the day or overnight. Since carbon dioxide is heavier than air. it collects in heaviest concentration in the first several ~eet of space over the eils4~ sttr- face. 85TH BIRTHDAY Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Swart- zend~uber and Cynthia, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Schlabaugh and so~, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ginger/oh'and Shirley went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. ,Miller in Wellman Monday evening to honor Mrs. Miller at a birthday party in ob- servance of her 85th ann~ver~iary, At the close of the social evening, refreshments were enjoyed by the group. Mrs. Aaron Miller, who has been employed in the office of Dr. Pa.ul McAndrew began working Mon- day at the Q~adrangle in Iowa City, and Mrs. Jack Ree~ is em- ployed in the office of D~. Me- Andrew. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Moo of Letcher, South Dakota spent from ~riday of last ~_k till T~eadsy with Mr. and Mrs. Roy Snyder. The English River Po~t of the American I.~gio~ will moot on Thursday evening, October 3 at ~he Kaloua Legion halL Mrs. Zeno Aller of Wellrn~n now employed as check-out clerk at Reife grocery department etmm. Mrs. Robert Speas has restgned and is employed in Iowa.~tt~/ A daughter, Carla LouAnn, was born Monday, September 28 to .Mr. and ~M~r~. Marland Shetler at Mercy hoepital in Iowa City. The baby wztzl~ 9 pom~ 9 Miller was and. Mrs. .Delmar Sehlabaugh ~s secretary- treasurer. Music instructor, Mr. Fulmer led the group in several songs. Superintendent Clark pre- sented the faculty. In turn the par- ents were asked to identify them- selves and give the names of their children in school. A Hallowe'en par~y ~ being planne@ for the grad~ and it was annour~ced that the cooperation of the community is solicitect in this project. Supt. Cl~rk a~nounced that some new playground equip. mart is in use and the organiza- ~i6n is making plans to help fin- ance this expenditure. Entertain Guests Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fi~gins of Hot Springs, Arkansas visited from Tuesday until Saturday of last week with Mr. and Mrs. Alva Niffenegger. ~rt~ Wednesday after- noon the group in company with Mrs. Corn Boehrne visited o Mr. and Mrs. *Leo Kracaw at Keota. Tl~e Figgins and Niffenegger were callers in Iowa City on Thursday, and Friday afterr~oon, ~Mz. and Mrs. Figgins, Mrs. Niffenegger and Mrs. Boehme called in 'Wash- ington. o .Mr. and Mrs. John H. Hostetler, Larry and Stanley of Harrisen- burg, Virginia arrive~ Saturday to visit in the pa4m~tal John Hos- tetler home ~nd ~ith relatives am friends. The representative of the So- cial .SecUrity office in Burlington will be in Washington at the post office on Wednesday, October 2, from 9:00 to 10:00 a. m. Mr. and Mrs. Rieharc~ Knepp and family have move~r into the John. Christner property m the south part of Kaiona. l~c. Wayne A, Lemley Of Fields, Germany, is enjoying a 45 day ~uriough. He will return to ~erve a reenlistment peidod of five years. At "the present time he ]s an M.~F. Twelve membe~ and two guests of the Riverside South Side Club wen entertained at the home of Mrs. Vernon Stagner on Wednes~ day in honor of her mother, ~Mrs. E&m Craig. Mrs. Grace Tilden entered Mer- Cy hospital at lows CRy Monday Ma medi, ai ime-~ Sharon Church 50th Anniversary Observed Sunday On Sunday, September 22, the Sharon Methodist church ~elebra~ ed the 50Lh anniversary x)f its re- ,building. Located 8 miles north- east of Kalona, it is ~hetter known as the Grout church, being located in a community settled mainly by members of that family. The day began at nine o'clock, wit]~ worship services and ~unday School, followed by a social hour and a baske~ dinner at noon. The Sanctuary was beautifully decorated by a large bouquet of gladioli, mixed with fall flowers, dahlias and golden chrysanthe- ~rfl~ms. A collection of antique articles and old photograph~ were display- ed in a room adjoining the Sanctu- ary. These items, many of them ne~trly a century old, were used by the early settlers of the com- munity and were brought and dis- played by members of the congre- gation. The afternoon" program was highlighted by the address of Dr. Raymond Reed, superintendent of the Burlington District of the Method{st church. To commemorate ~he day, a 50 page booklet had been prepared and printed, containing family histories of the early settlers of the community as well as early church and cemetery history. An important part of this anni- versary celebration was the en- largement and improvement of the cemetery which adjoins the church. Former members of th$ church who attended ~his occasion, came from Washington State, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Wisconsin, Michigan and Arkan- sas, as well as Iowa. A tOrt~l of 255 signed the ~uest ~)ok. 80 ATTF.~qD SQUARE DANCE SESSIONS MONDAY EVENING Beginners numbering 80 attend- ed the square dance session at .the high school gym last Monday ev- ening. It was announced that on Monday evening, September 30, review lesson wilt be given and anyone interested in square danc- ing should attend that seuion u after that time beginners would delay t]~ progress of the class. Cooperative Dinner Mrs. Ben M. Miller was pleas- antly surprised Wednesday, Sep- tember 25 at the home of ~M~. and Mrs. Ellis Swartze~druber. Those present were: Mr. Ben M. Miller and Mar~orie, Mr. and Mrs. Mor- ris Swartzendruber and Loraine, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil E. Miller and, sons, Mr. and Mrs. Paul ~D. Miller, Merlin and Janice, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer G. S~art~endruber. In the evening, guests were Mrs. Sam E. Bender and Rozetta, Mrs. Alva Miller and Freda, Mrs. Sol Ropp, Mrs. Dan H: Miller, Mrs..Simon, Hershberger. Tea towe~ were e~bro~dere~ and ]umkie~ crocheted and were given to .the honored, guest as a gift. ~ . Home made ice cream, cake and coffee were served as refresh- ments. George L. Rowe underwent sur- gery st the University hospital in Iowa City this week. He is recup- erating in room C-22. Dnryl Fry, who last ~week re- ceived his discharge from the U~ S. navy in California, arrived S~m- day at the home of his pare~, Mr. an~ Mrs. George V. Fry and will enroll at the State University of Iowa for the current term. Daryl~was accompanied to Kalona b~ his uncle, Leo Fry of Powers, Oreg~on, ~ho will vt~t s~ weeks with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Wiley and family, who have been residing in New Jersey and ~ill be moving to Seattle, Washington ,will 4~e in Kalona t~s weekend to visit Mrs. Wiley's uncle, T. V. Knerr. Mr. Knerr will accompany the Wileys to California where they ~sill visit the George Jepsen~, prior to ~olng to Seattle, and he will also make the trip to Seattle with thorn, then return to Cal~oraia for a loug~r i [Mrs. Glick IDies Suddenly Wednesday Night Mrs. Enos Glick, 21, died sud- denly late Wednesday night\.at her home two miles fiortheast of Katona, and funeral se~zices have been arranged for 9:30 o'clock on Saturctay morning at the William E, Miller home. Burial ~ll follow at the Gingerich cemetery north of Kalona. Rosetta Marie Miller was bern April 4, 1936 near Kalona, the daugh, ter of William E. and Lizzie Miller. She was married Septem- ber 18, 1956 to Mr. Glick and they resided in Coloradd .Springs, Colo- rado, until three weeks,ago when they returned ,to this community to make their home. Surviving are her husband, her parents, five brothers, Wayne W. of Iowa City; Ors W. and Marion W. of Riverside; Elijah and ~Man- assie~-J. W. of Kalona; and one sister, .Marjorie Ellen of Kalona. The Yoder Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements, Mother-Daughter Banquet October 10 The Mother-Daughter banq~ will be held Thursday, October I0 at the~Kalona high school gym- nasium. This is an annual event ~which is sponsored by the four churches of the community. Tl~e committee in charge of the banquet this year is ~ ~: Mrs. ~er~d~ Gaxrett and Mrs. Kim- bal Gates of the Meti~edist chareh, Mrs. Branso-~t~Battersert and Mx~. Gall Shaver Of the Christian.Bap- tist church, Mrs. Paul Brennema~ of the Mennonite church and Mrs. Orval Meyer of the Catholic church. Tickets n~y be .purchased from any one or the above named com- mittee or at either Hesselechwerdt or ReH Store. ~he~y are priced at $2.70 each which will inei~ude re~. ervations ~r ~wo. ~Any mother or person inter~tecl riS corctialiy in- vited and ~u~ to attend. If you do not have a daughter of your owr~, arrangements will he made for finding one for you to take to the banqttet~ LARGE PEPPER ON DISPLAY A pepper weighing 11 ounces i~ on display in the l~ws offiea It was grown by T. V. Knerr, F. H. A. INITIATION Monday and Tuesday of week the freshmen girls of Kalona ~chool .were initiated the Future' Homernakem of Am- erica , an orgauiation in on~- tion wi,th the Homo Econmnles classes. The Kalona FHA chltpter addi- tion of freshmen ~or the year in- cluded Diana Yoder, Wancla batjuk, Mary, Horesowsky, Karen Kepler, Karen Stromley, Sally Skola, Kath~ P~r,'Mar~ *m~, Phyllis ,Barn, IAnda zendruber and Gretchen G~y. cuing the~formal initiation and in- stallation of the candidate, was held at the high school gym. The" business meeting was under the directiou of Dorothea Zook, pr~i- dent of the group. Special included the FHA leaders ~ Lowell Peck and Miss Fz~netm ~aiker, ~lso the mothers of members. Mrs. J. W. Southwick of Plorfcla arrived Sunday for a visit in t~e Harry GroUt home and with o~ relatives and friends here, Other in the Grout home daughterdn- . Lloyd Grout of Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Raif re- turned to their home Saturdtty ~venir, g after enjoying the suln- mer at their cottage in ,Mm~itbu Springs, Colorado. Mrs. Bacon White, Mrs. R~" mend Yotty, Mrs."A. J. tI~tb~ and L~mi~ Kallaus a~'a meeting for Girl ~cbt~ which was held in Iowa City day eveat~..