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1965 1 2345 6 ~ 9 10 il 12 13 1 17 18 19 20' 24 25 26 27 i o _ . . nlnr .,i, ,,, DECEMBER 1965 s M t W t F ~ " " - 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 91011 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 " 75 KALONA, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 25, 1965 NUMBER 3 Community MembersRip g Monday We are begging and plead- ~ith you to come. Any man or woman raak.es their living and their family because is a Kal,ona, Iowa. If not in anticipa- of future prosperity and for 'the community, then of the things .town has done for you Pa~t. Kalonial T o w n - 6:30 p.m. Not? Don't bother to us. I'l~l Mst your reasons YoU. rust a few fellows ~un an easy one: only COme.) Just- a couple fellows do ~alking (Simple, come them down.) 'the town of Ka- done for me? (The Store is for I can eat cheaper at (Cvive friend wife a from eooking sup- If I come you'll wan't my dues. (That's not a liability.) fellows: If we ever agreed on any- Would be a pre,tty and 'town, but we that 'this is a pretty community to live ~e are very fortun,ate all the wond~rful~o- e living in our trade don't have to come to Their cars can turn the cheese factory, from the Richmond as easy as not. They I~lona becattse you raen ,tceat 'them right YOur appreciation l~tronage. :to Community Club in planning for 'tl~t will make our and ways to help Patrons happier, is You can do. You home and growl or ght and bark] ~Sho,r t Peterseim, See.-Treas. i~kl~n't forget your k. 8ut~inter News received three of address re- week. Mil,lers are now, Lewis Miller will and Beachy 30th. Addresses are M~' let Pir~eeraft Branch Florida l~,,s. Lewis Miller Plnecraft Branch' Florida Mrs. Mose Beachy Pinecraft Branch Florida OMISSION weeks accouter of' Ropp 5G't~h wedding reception 't h e Mrs. Ernest Ropp was The item should that Mrs. Ernest daugh,ter-in-law, was arrived Mon- a two weeks leave in Rudy Whltrn~r e With other re~'tlves here. Ecl has Just to the ~tate$ fol- ~ea duty with the U. To Discuss Merger Proposals A community mee'ting is scheduled for Thursday, De- cember 2, at 'the Washington Township School, 7:30 p.m. All interested pa,trons of the district are invited. A panel of school officia,is from Johnson and Washing- ton counties will be presen~ to discuss the school law re- quiring all elementary school districts to become part of a high school district by July 1, 1966. RENO H. KRON FUNERAL SERVICES HELD SATURDAY Funeral services for Reno H. Kron, Route 2, Riverside, were held S~turday, Novem- ber 20, 1965 at St. Mary's church in Riverside. Requiem high mass was said by Rev. Fr. W. F. Boeckmann at 9 o'clock. Burial was made in Mt. Olivet cemetery. Mr. I~on died in Mercy hos- pital, Iowa Ci'ty, on Thursday morning following a lingering illness ,at ,the age of 73 years, 7 months and 15 days. He was born April 3, 1892, in Washington Cour~ty, the son .of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kron. A armer, he was a lifetime resident of the Riverside area. He was married to Rose Hettz- man May 2, 1917, at River- side. Mr. Kron was a mem- ber of St. Mary's church in Riverside. Survivors are his widow: one son, Richard of Coralville; two daughters, Miss Aileen and Mrs. Orion Frantz, both of Iowa Ci.ty; three brothers, Fred of Riverside, Victor of Iowa City; and Herman of Washington, Iowa; one sister, Mrs. Theresa Libenguth oil Riverside; 10 grandchildren and four great-gr,andchildren 50TH ANNIVERSARY OBSERVED SUNDAY Mr. and Mrs. H,anT Stra- bala of Richmond observed their go,lden wedding anni- versary Su:nday, November 21. Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Strabala ,and family of River- side were .host and hostess at an open house ~t the par- ish halt in Richmond Sunday afternoon. The serving table was covered with a gold clo'th over which gold net was laid. The anniversary cake was flanked by two ,tall candles placed in gold holders. A flor- al ~rrangement of y~low and gold mums, a gift of 'their grandchildren, and candles were on .the guest 'tables. Refreshments were prepar- ed by Mrs. Roy K,a.llaus, Mrs. C,lem Shall,a and Mrs. Clara Welte. Mrs. Joe Kos aud Mrs. Hilda Kern poured coffee and punch. Mrs. Rober't Beranek cut the cake and Mrs. Amos Meltinger presided at 'the guest book. Miss Wilton Stumpf .and Karen Strabala were waitresses. Mr. and .Mrs. Strabala re- ceived telephone calls from Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kos Jr. of Dubuque and from their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Vincen't Mole'ta of Pough- keepsie, N. Y. Relatives and friends were present from Richmond, Riv- erside, Kalona, Iowa City, Ce- dar Rapids, West Liberty, Washingto,n and Crawfords- vilte. Supper guests of Mr. arid Mrs. Strabala were Mr. and Mrs. Amos Me.llinger, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kos and John, Mrs. Hilda Kern and Dave, James Strabata, Mrs. Al'lie Stumpf, Wilma Stumpf, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Strabal,a and family. hospital. on Tuesday. lllle] LOSE THRILLER TO E. V. The English Valley Bears bearely edged by ~he Golden Hawks in a close hard-fought game, 51-50. The Hawks got off to a slow start and didn't score until there was 2:50 left in the first quarter. Steve Kelley broke the ice and made all of the Hawks 5 po,ints which ended the first quarter, 5 to 12. At .the end of the first half the Hawks were right on the Bears :trail, 23-25. From then on the game was closea~d hard-fought. By the end of t'hird quarter, the Hawks trai~ed 35-37. The final quarter was pass- ed by trading buckets. In the end the Bears came out on top with .the score 51-50. Steve Kelley led the Golden Hawks with 19 points, follow- ed by Gary Kos with 12, Jan Skola width 8, Dana Walker with 6, Gerry Yeggy wi,th 4, and Dave Maxwell with 1. The Bears were led by Lyle Miller with 19 points. The Golden Hawks Junior Varisty came out on top by! winning their game 35-34. The high scorers for 'the Junior Varsity were Curtis Mast with 12 poir~ts, followed by Bill Stagner wi.th 8. OBSERVE 62 ANNIVERSARY Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hore- sowsky of Richmond observed their 62nd wedding anniver- sary on Wednesday, November 24. Frank Horesowsky and Mary Votruba were married in Washington on November 24, 1903. They have four children: Harry of Lone Tree; Li,llian, Mrs. Leonard Elias of Cedar Rapids; Richard, Richmond and Wilma a't home. ~hey also have three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A family dinner in their honor will be held on Thanks- giving day. TO NIGERIA Martha Bender, daughter of Mr. ,and Mrs. Harvey Bender Route 2, Kalona, has re,turned to Nigeria for another te~n of service under the Mennon- ite Board of Missions, Elk- hart, Indiana. Miss Bender serves as nurse land matron at the Akahaba Mrs. Gerald Teebs, is a pa-IAbiriba Join,t Hospit~.l, Abl- tient ~t Mercy hospital inlriba, E. Nig.erla. She has He Iowa City, where she under- served there since September, i went major surgery, Monday. 1962. GRAv ,, A DAY OF THANKS Thanksgiving is as old as , the need to worship. Many nations set aside days to in- voke Divine thanks for the bountiful blessings of the harvest. In Japan it is the 'New i Tasting Festival,' in Sardinia colorfully clad natives meet at the 'FesMval of the Saviour,' while throughout Europe the plaintive voice of the viol,ins and the rhy,thm of the tam- bourines mark the week-l.ong Gypsy festival wl,th dancing in the streets. In India's Punjab state natives dance the Bhangra at harvest time, while the Swiss flock to the capital city of Berne with their wares. However, it was Colonial America, and the Plymouth Bay Colony where whi~e and red men shared the harvest, exchanged gifts, and gave thanks to ,the Supreme Being --which imprinted 'this holi- day in the minds and hearts of all Americans. Today is a far cry from this historic event--and the munificence of worldly goods bestowed on ,this nation gives us cause to ,take time out from the in:ter-city football clash, to pause .and reflect in the true meaning of Tl~'anksglv- ing day. Let us, l~use, and recall the parable of the good Samari- tan. He found the ~ime to stop, bind up ,the wounds of a man set-upon by, thieves, and paid for the man s shel%er at .the inn. We too, can be good Samar- itans by continuing to share this nation's bounty with the. undernourished, underprivi- leged people of the world. Gary Mullet, son of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Mullet, Kaiona, volunteered to work in Algeria for the next two years. Prior to accepting his ~gnment, he wi~l*l spend three months ~t language study in Belgium. Mullet attended Kaona High School, and Iowa Mennonite School. Recently, he worked as an auctioneer. Paul Wieland was admitted as a medical patient to Mercy hospibal on Tuesday of this week. Dan Dickel tmderwen,t sur- gery at the Mercy hospital on Wednesday, November 24. Mrs. Barbara Brenneman underwent surgery at the Mercy hospital on Tuesday. Will L. Shaila v~az admitted to the Mercy hosl~tal thi~ week as a medical ~tlent. New High For Benefit Sale Last Tuesday CARL D. ANDERSON INJURED IN PICKER Carl D. Anderson living southwest of Kalona had 'the misfortune of having his left hand caught in a corn picker last Friday afternoon. He suf- fered the loss of o~e finger and is canlined in the Wash- ington county hospital. On Saturday a group of neighbors gathered at .the Anderson farm and completed picking and cribbing 35 acres of corn. Doing the work were Lloyd Lemley; Carl, Dary~ and Du~ane Oldfield; Jim and Les- ter Ferguson; Daryl Bell, Har- old Sehu,~ty, Marion, Allan and Max Stransky; Harvey Tlmmons; Richard and Fred Scott and Rlc~lard Fuhr. Preparing and serving din- net were Mrs. Richard Scatt, Mrs. Marion Stransky, Mrs. Max Stransky and Mrs. Daryli Bell. Several others offered their services but were nob needed. A new high was reached at the Pleasantview benefit sale held at ,the Kalona Sales Barn on Tuesday, November 23. As of Wednesday afternoon 'the total was listed at $6,478.90 and the figure does not in- clude additional cash dona- tions. In 1964 the sale total was $5,750. The hand crafted chime clock was sold for $860 and yeas purchased by a group of friends of the Iowa Mennon- ite Benevolent A~ociation and will be presented to Pleasantview. Large crowds were in at- tendance ,throughout the day and evening and standing room wa~s at a premium. The evening sale continued until midnigl~t. There are items being sold at ,the regular sale Wednesday at the Sales Barn. We hope to have a more com- plete report next week as this weeks paper is being printed on Wednesday due to Thanks- giving. MRS. M. RENSBERGER DIES AT WELLMAN Mrs. Mamie Rensberger, 82, died Thursday, November 18, 1965 at her home at W~llmau. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 21 at the West Union Men- nonite church with Herman Ropp, Emery Hochstetler and John Y. Swartzendruber offi- ciating. Burial was made in West Union Cemetery. She was born November 7, 1883, a daughter of Jacob Y. a n d Annie Swartzendruber Yoder. She attended school at Hickory Grove and on De- cember 16, 1906, was married to Roy Rensberger. The couple lived in Iowa County un~til 1940, then moved to Washing- ton County. Mrs. Rensberger was a member of the West Union Mennonite church. Mrs. Rensberger is survived by her husband; three daugh- ters, Mrs. Isaiah Litwiller of Parnell, Mrs. Amelius Eash and Mrs. Merton Roth, both of Wellman; and t.hree sons, Jacob of Wayland, Myron ,of SCHOOLS CLOSED Iowa City and Leonard of Parnell. The Mid - Prairie Schools She is also survived by two will be closed Thursday and Isisters, Mrs. Barbara Martin Friday of this week for the land Mrs. A. C. Gingerich, both Thanksgiving weekend. Classes will resume on full schedule on Monday, Novem- ber 29. INFANT DAUGHTER DIES Graveside services w e r e held Sunday, November 14 a't Sharan Hill cemetery for the still-born daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mi.ller. The Rev. Lowell Drake of ~the Metho- dist church was An charge of the service. The d,aughter .is survived by her paren'ts, and grandpar- ents, Mr,. and Mrs. Monroe Yoder and Mr. and Mrs. Paris Miller. Miss Haberman Home Mr. and Mrs. A. J. ttaber- man returned home Tuesday evening from New ~'ork after having me't their daughter, Janet, who has completed a tour with the Wtnnie Hovelex AmeMcan Ballet troupe. For the past fourteen montl~s, Miss Haberman has toured i these countries: Ir~g, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Si- cily, Malta, Greece, Hungary, Austria, Italy, IAbya, Switzer- land, Germany; France, Bel- gium ~nd Yugaslavla. Prior to .'this ~tour ~e had been in the South American coun- trles. of Wellman, 21 grandchildren and 14 gre~t-grandchi,l&ren. She was preceded in death by one son, 'two grandchildren and four sisters. 54th Anniversary Monday Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Te- Bockhorst of Richmond ob-. served th.eir 54th wedding an- niversary o~ Monday, No- vember 22. A family dinner was held at the Eplcurian on Monday evening with 'the following present: Mr. and Mrs. Urban TeBockhorst; Mr. and Mrs. Lamont Ke~l.tey; Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Goodwin; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Duwa; Mr. and Mrs., Roger Altenhofen; Mrs. Le- titia Kron and HarMd Zahs H. A. Swartzendruber, who has been a surgical patient a.t University hospitals ~n Iowa City, return,ed to his Kalona home, Friday. Anton Keifer Sr. is an or- thopedic patient at Mercy hospt.tM. He w,m~ admitted November 23. i Christmas Mail S " i uggestlons Are i Offered By E. Fry Last Christmas 'the post of- fice handled more mail than ever before, yet the operation was the most efficient in his- tory. Nationally about 99 percent of the Christmas mall reached its destination before Christmas Eve. ZIP Code use and the co- operation of the public in mailing early were the main reasons for the success. With an even greater volume of mail anticipated 'this year, the public is again being urged to mai,1 early and to use ZIP Code. The following suggestion,~ by Postmaster Earl Fry in re- gard to preparing for the up- coming marling season: Prepare a gif.t l~ist as soon as possible. Be sure to have on hand enough shipping ma- terials: boxes, tape, wrapping paper, etc. Use first class postage on greeting cards. This assures their being forwarded if the recipient has moved or that undeliverable cards wi,ll be re- turned if a return address ~s on the envelope. It is again emphasized that poorly wrapped and loosely packed cartons are the major cause of parcel post damage. Pack cartons tightly by using s, tuffing ~atertal to fill up the empty space around the merchandise. Addre.~s letters, cards and ~ckage~ as clea~y as possible. For the convenience of local patrons, the Kalona Post Of- fice wilt remain open all day, Saturd,ay, December 18. Pleasantview Francis Hofer of Denver, Colorado was a guest of his mother, Emma Hofer, and in the Harvey Hofer home. Frank Buckwalter, Newark. Ohio wa~ a supper guest of his sis'ter, Martha and W1I Guengerich Monday eve~g. Susie Kuhns was a dinner ~uest in the Lawrence Kuhns home in honor of her birthday which was November 22. Roy Re~berger called on the Will Guengerlchs Monday afternoon. Friends from Iowa City brought Carrie Brown back to Pleasantview Sunday. Sh e had been visiting Myra Weise, Corn Huskns, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Brldensitne. They also called tn Iowa Len~tz and Dan Arnold. Iowa Lentz' was ,the recipi- ent of .the birthday cake given by radio station KXIC on No- vember 18. Maggie Bontrager and Mary Hershberger enjoyed a visit from their nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hershberger of Bar- rington, Ill. Russell Ki,tlman, Glendale, Calif., speaker on ,~e tteaven and Home hour and Merrill Dunlap, org~lst were dinner guests at Plemsa~tvtew Tues- day. Mr. Killm,an gave a short talk. There ~1 be Thanksgiving services at Pleasantvtew on Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock. .- Mrs. Ed Schneider was ad- mitteded to the Mercy hos- pital November 23 as a medl- cal patient. On November 23 .Paul Welte was admitted to Mercy hos- pital as a medical patient. TEMPERATURES Mr. and Mrs. Logan Reif 7 N a~nd Doug left Saturday for NovemUer 19 ....... 24 39 Riloxi, Misaissippi where they I November 20 ....... 34 41 will enjoy Thanksgiving. En- November 21 ....... 38 50 route they visited cousins, the November 22 ......... 36 55 Sam Manatt~ Jr., a~d the F. November 23 ......... 26 43 B. Man~tt~ in Corning, Ark. I November 24 ......... 41 50