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nl onn ~0LUME 52 KALONA, WASHINGTON COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY November 26, 1942 Jr, " Number 5 LIST OF NAMES TO BE USED ON NEW SERVICE MEN'S BOARD The United Service Women's organization, made up of women ~ving husband, son or brother in e arm~'d forces of the Unit:d States are sponsoring an honor roll board to be placed in the city park near or in connection with the board of World War 1 men have submitted the following names of men in the service of the Kalona trade area. This list is not to be considered as official but is being used as a sample to help bring the list up to date. Assembling all names of men entering service is no easy task and some may have unintentional- ly been omitted. If you know ~f any man who should be listed ia this group please notify either Mrs. j. L. Fry or Virginia Peter- seim. Ashby David Ayers Gilbert l~atterson Conard Benson Ward Beranek Donald Beranek Hubert Bontrager Ed Bontrager Elton Bigelow John Brenneman Franklin Brenneman Raymond Byler Henry Dawson Don Dayton John Dayton Mike Drollinger Ralph Duwa Wayne Ehrenfelt Ward Eseher Claude Figgins Clay Figgins Jack Fry Arlo Fry Edward Fry Lyle Fry Lloyd V. Fry William Ford Don Gascho Roy Gingerich Clayton Gingerich Ned Gingerich Vernon Gingerich Willis Grout Cleldon Grout Jesse Hartzler Eugene Hartzler Vernon Hasty Ardelle Hasty Earl Haller Joe Hochstetler Robert J~cksen Melvin Jackson Walter Jirsa Charles Kern Cletus Kern Donald Kos Kenneth Kinsinger Ray Kinsinger Clifford Keening Mark Levy Joe Levy Martin Levy Myron Liehe Woodrow Maize Harold McKray Russell Malichky Hubert Mass Charles Melli~ger A~mos Michum Dennis Miller Edward Mille1 Glen C. Miller Joe A. Morgan Harold Moore Howard Moore James Myers Richard Nejedley Edward O'Loughlin John F. Overholt Eli 0Verholt John Peterseim Harold Reece Delmar Rhodes Raymond Saforek Arden Saforek Vance Schaffer Francis Shaver Robert Shelman Dcinald Sleichter Carrel Snider William Suodgrass Richard SnYder Dean S~thwick Bert Southwick Dale Southwick Keith S~uthwick Robert Speas Arthur Stagner Vernon Strabala Maynard Stumpf William Stutsman Pa~ Swartzendruber Emerson Thatcher John Thernpsun Donald Teets Dayle TeBockhorst Urban Triska Lyle Votruba Dean ~are Stephen way Eugene Football Squad, Coach To Be Feted Monday The Kalona Community club will entertain the members of th~ football squad at a banquet in the high school gymnasium next Monday evening. This event will also be a farewell courtesy to Coach L. Spivey who will enter the armed forces soon. The dinner will be served oy th, e second year Homenmking class under the supervision of their instructor, Miss Raney. Fol- lowed by a program which will in- clude pictures taken by the Hor- riban Construction Co. while in Alaska the past summer. Mr. W. Hdrriban will lecture as films are shown. The doors will be open to the general pt~blic at 8:15 so they too may enjoy these pictures. There is no admission charge. Mr. Spivey will also present the foot- ball letters to the members of the team and a captain will be elect- ed for next year. ~ny graduate of Kalona high school who is now serving in the armed forces of the United States that are home on furlough are welcome to attend the athletic dinner as a guest of the Kalona Community Club. Vivian Ayers Marries Arlo Kelley Wednesday Vivan Ayers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Ayers was married to Arlo M. Kelley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kel?ey of Welhnan. The ceremony was performed at the parsonage of the Baptist church in Kahoka, Missouri last Wednes- day evening, November 18, with the Rev. W. M. Coaney officiating. They were attended by Pvt. and ~Ylrs. Robert l~urns. Mrs. Kelley wore a street length dress of blue velvet trimmed with white and her attendant was dres- sed in old rose crepe. Mr. Kelley left last Friday for service in the United States Navy and Mrs. Kelley plans to go to Chicago soon and make her home with her sister. o Firemen Receive Contribution From Sharon Farmers A group of Kalona firemen drove to Sharon Tuesday evening for a meeting with the farmers of that community. They included J. R. ~wartzendruber, Gerald Teets, Everett Teets, H. V. Bect~, Ferd Skola, Joe Fisher, H. A. Swartz- endruber, Raymond Miller, Ed Kern, Frank Conklin, and Harry Horesowsky. J. T. Winborn had charge of the meeting and general discussion and Chief J. R. Swartzendruber gave a talk on fire prevention. A nice sum of money was collected among the farmers of that com- munity and given to the Kalona Fire Company in appreciation of their services. The local depart- ment is very grateful for this con- tribution for it is in this manner that they are maintained. No ass- essments have ever been made for their operation. o HESS~I~SCHWERDT TALKS TO KEOKUK STUDENTS E. J. Hesselschwerdt, represent- ed the English River Post Ameri- can Legion and as First District Community Service Director in de- livering addresses to seven schools in :Keokuk recently in observance of National Education Week. Hesselschwerdt stressed in his talks the modern opportunities the students have and he empha- sized that the American Govern- ment has made every possible ef- fort to give its youth an educa- tion and that the individual fail- ure of a student is due entirely to his or her own lack of effort. Welte Richard Wel~her James Westrick Ralph Whetstine Austin Whetstine Charles Whetstine Harold Woods Lyle Yoder Weldon Yoder Orval Yoder Walter Yoder George. Book Week Programs Given In Kalona Schools National Book Week was very appropriately carried out in the Kalona scchools last Wednesday and programs were given in bo~h the grade and high schools. The grade pupils were favored with a talk by Lloyd Strickler, telling of his experieces in Alaska. Mr. Strickler also displayed a number of articles which he brought back to the States when he returned in October. Awards were also givenofor the Book Week posters made by the grade pupils, they were: Third grade, Nancy Lee Adams, Carla Benell. Fourth grade, Dorothy Shimo~, Martha Hesselschwerdt; Seventh grade, Barbara Snyder, Jeanne Benell; Eighth grade, Wesley Ropp, Cora Ropp. In the high school, Mr. Wittrig reviewed a recently published book "Get Thee Behind Me" by Hartzell Spence, after which tea was served by the freshmen girls of the Home Economic Depart- ment under the supervision of Miss Raney. Two pictures, "The Venice" and "The Petunia" were presented to the school by the Home Econom- ic's Department. They were un- veiled and explained by Neia Kern and Freda Stalder. Another feature on the high school program was the presenta- tion of a play, "A Good Book Week" written by Dorothy Shim- on, she was assisted by Patricia Kern, Clara Lucille Speas and Vivlan Hochstetler. Following was a talk by Dorothy Shimon. National Book Week which is observed each year in the local schools has created much interest among the students toward read- ing more and better books. New books are constantly being added to the shelves of the Kalona Pub- lic Library, giving students as well as the public an unlimited source of reading material. O ..... Supper Guests Guests entertained at a pheas- ant roast last Friday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam W. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mil- ler were: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sla- bough and Ila, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Brenneman and Caroline, Mr. and Mrs. John Yoder and Larry and Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Gingerich and l~th Ann. A daughter, Colleen Grace was born to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Rhodes at the Mercy hospital, Iowa City Friday, November 20. Maas Brothers, who are widely known for their fine pure bred Aberdeen Angus cattle report that sales this fall have been veLw good, and they have sold stock to breeders in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Missouri. Paul Fry, who has been em- ployed at Cedarville, Ill., came borne Wednesday evening for a visit at his parents home, before entering ~rmy eerviee. Thonks For Everything I [FILL VACANCIES IN FACULTY I CAUSED BY MEN ENTERING SERVICE Adresses Of Service Men Pvt. Willis Gingerich 631 T. S. S. Flight B. Gulfport Field, Mississippi Pvt. George W. Yoder 1032nd Tech. School, Sqd. (SP) Flight 69, U. S. Army Kearns, Utah Pvt. Eugene Way, U. S. Army Q. M. C. Det F. Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri Pvt. Lyle E. Fry Co. E 2nd Battal., 303 rd Ord. Regt Camp Sutton, N. C. Pvt. Roy M. Gascho 1st Reporting Co. 552nd Signal Corp. A. W. Bn. Drew Field Tampa, Florida Sgt. Harold A. Maize U S Army 21st Observ. Gp. Will Rogers Field Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Capt. John F. O'Loughlin 0343535 Proving Cent. Winter Detchmt. A. P. 0. 699 elo Postmaster New York City, N. Y. O ENTERTAINS GUESTS Mrs. H. V. Snodgrass and Mrs. T. V. Knerr entertained the mem- bers of the Alpha Club and the women teachers and faculty wives in the Snodgrassqhome Monday evening. Mrs. Weller Snyder conducted the reg~tlar meeting of the club and also had charge of the pro- gram taken from the Readers Di- gest, assisted by Mrs. J. F. O'Loughlin, Mrs. J. R. S~vartzen- dru,ber and Mrs. Ads Hillis. Dainty refreshments were serv- i ed by Mrs. D. J. Guengermh, Mrs. S. C. Peterson and Mrs. R. A. Hender. Guests included Mrs. Larry Spivey, Mrs. Rex Morrison, Mrs. Ray Wittrig, Mabel Raney, Mary L. Kennedy, Dorothy Davis and ~Irs. Shultz. Members present were Mes- dames, B. F. Allen, H. V. Beck, D. G. Guengerich, R. A. Hender, Ada Hillis, Weller Snyder, J. R. Swartzendruber, E. J. Hesselsch- werdt, V. D. Hochstetler, J.S. Michum, J. F. O'Leughlin, Everett Teets, Robert Manley, S. C. Pet- erson and the hostesses. o Lieut Feidman Married June Niffenegger Weds Russell Winborn Friday Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Niffeneg- ger of Kalona announced the mar-i riage of their daughter, June E.I to Mr. l~ussell L. Winborn, son of Mr. and ~Mrs. J. T. Winborn, also of Kalona. The wedding took place at 8 o'clock Friday night in the parsonage of the Sharon Evangelical church with the Rev. W. F. Ellerbeck reading the vows of the double ring service. The bride was attired in a tailored suit of brow~ wool. Her accessories were of luggage tan, and she wore a shoulder corsage of gardenias. Attending the bride as maid of honor was her cousin, Miss Violet Lackender. She wore a dusty brown suit with brown accessories and her *shoulder corsage was of gardenias. Mr. Everett Winborn served his brother as best man. Following the ceremony a wed- ding dinner was served at the D. and L grill in Iowa City. Mrs. Winborn is a graduate of Iowa City high school and attend- ed Western Union college at Le- Mars. She is now a student at Brown's Commerce college. A graduate of Sharon high school, Mr. Winborn also attended West- ern Umon college, where he was a member of the Albright fellow- ship. I4e is now stationed at Mad- ison, Wis., with the United State~ air corps. " O Entertain Facully Mr. and Mrs. Rex Morrison and Dorothy !Davis entertained the faculty at a dinner Tuesday ev- ening at the formers home. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Snodgrass, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Spivey, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Man- ley, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wittrig, Mabel P~ney, Mary L. Kennedy and the host and hostesses. o Birthday Dinner Katie Yoder was the honored guest at a surprise birthday din- ner in the home of Mr. and [Mrs. Aaron Miller Sunday. Others sharing the courtesy were Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Yoder, A1 and Velma Mr. and Mrs. Paul Yoder, Mrs. era Yoder and Jackie, Mr. and Mrs. John Yoder, Mrs~ Kate Tice and Mary Miller. o Birthday Dinner Guests at a birthday dinner in the Harley Perrin home Sunday in honor of Calvin Perrin were Eu- gene Hochstetler, Roger Feldman, Cleo Gingerich and Alvin Miller. " O Pvt. Dayle Teets of Omaha, Ne- braska spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Teets. Ben J. Shetler was kicked on his lower limb, by a cow while choring at the Omer Gingerich farm and is confined to his bed at his Announcement has been made of the marriage of Ruth Olsen of Spencer to Lieut. I~u Feldman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Feld- man of Ames. The wedding took place last Sunday, November 22 at Kansas City, Missouri. Lieut Feldman is well known in this community, having spent several summers with relatives here. He is the grandson of L. R. Feidman. Delmar Reeee RT2c of Chicago spent Saturday night and Sunday with his family. Junior Class Play Well Attended Friday In spite of the unfavorable weather, the Junior class presen- ted their play "The Whole T~u~th" to a large audience at the high school auditorium last Friday ev- ening. The cast and sponsor, Mr. Wittrig are to be commended for the splendid performance. The perplexing problems of the Martin family ~ntagonized by the truth campaign brought many laughs :from the audience. The Martins who are in need of money to evade bankruptcy, find they must make an impression on a financier who makes a visit at their home on the servants "day off". Mr. Martin, played by Alfred D. Grady and his wife, Jean Miller, drafts their daughter and son, Ruth Ann Liebig and Calvin Per~ rin to play the role of maid and chauffer when their guest arrives and they waste no time in making a proposition with the minister, played by Paul Bender, to act as butler. Martin's sister, (Helen), Ilene Kennard who comes for ~ visit is welcomed by the whole family, but soon finds herself ia the kitchen preparing the meals. Mundorf, the financier played by Joe Chody turns the place into confusion when he questions the servants concerning Mr. Martin and the truth, each member of the family is bound to, almost brings disaster to the Martins, however Aunt Mat played by Mary Kallous is convinced that Martin isn't such a bad fellow after all and gen- erously loans him the money he needs to carry on his ~business. __ Others in the cast were Junior Ehrenfelt, Jane Kallous, Daniel Bender, and Katherine Southwick. Husk Corn For Mahlon Miller Thursday A group of neighbors and friends had gathered Thursday, November 19 to husk ~corn for Ma- hlon Miller on the Joe E. Miller fsrm north of Sharon. Approxi- mately 25 acres of corn was crib- ber by 57 men with 16 teams and wagons. Those assisting with the work were as follows: Joe E. Miller ]~zra, Edward, Chester and Joe Miller, Harvey C. Miller, Will Yo- der, Levi Miller, Paul Gingerieh, Dennis J. Miller, Mose Coblentz Benjamin L. Yoder, Fred Nisley, Emmet Swantz, Chris, Bender, Harley Miller, Emery and Omer Helmuth, Andy Helmuth, Paul "Shetler, Mark and John Hershber- ger, Herman and Emil Gingerich, Edward Frankli~ Miller, Wayne Miller, Lewis Brenneman, John Schlabach, Noah Miller, Chriss Swartzendruber, Dan Coblentz, Chris Helmuth, Amos Coblentz, Henry C. Miller, Truman Miller, Ira Miller, Lloyd Miller, Lloyd Yoder, Joe F. Miller, Ezra Hoch- ! stetler, Emery M~ller, Annon Christner, Jesse O. Miller, Jake B. ~Miller, Jonas Gingerich, Albert Schlabach, Emanuel Troyer of Ohio, Sam S. Hochstetler, Ervin Mit~er, John A. Yoder, John Yo- der Jr, Edwin Miller, Clyde Ben-: der, Henry M. Miller, Clarence Miller, Sam H. Miller and Har- vey H. Miller Jr. "~)inner was prepared and serv- ed by 19 women namely: Mrs. S. H. Miller, Mrs. Harvey C. Miller, Mrs. Noah A. Yoder, Mrs. Joke B.i Miller, Mrs. Andy Helmuth, Mrs. Edwin Hershberger, Mrs. Joel ~Miller, Mrs. Dan Coblentz, Mrs. Manass Miller, Mrs. Lloyd Yoder, Mrs. Mose Coblentz, Mrs. Harvey H. Miller Jr., Mrs. Clarence Mil- ler, Mrs. Amos Coblentz, Mrs. i Annon Christner, Mrs. John C. Helmuth, Mrs. Benjamin L. Yo- der, Mrs. Chriss B~ender and Ly- dia Ann Miller. CARD OF THANKS We wish to express o~r sincere thanks and appreciation for your kindness and assure yo~ it shall always be gratefully remem'bered. Mr. and ~rs. Mahlon E. Miller Sgt. Woodrow Liebe of Good- man Field, Ft. Knox Kentucky, was a Saturday ai~ternoon and st~pper guest with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Benell. The Kalona Board of Education has had a very busy time the last few weeks in filling the vacancies in the school caused by men enter- ing the service. Monday night Miss Shirley Jackson was elected to the Commercial position. Miss Jackson will graduate from the Commercial department ofthe State University of Iowa on De- cember 19. She is the only grad- uate from this department avail- able for this position and with her excellent recommendations the Board feels very fortunate at~ this time in securing such a teacher. Mrs. Margaret (Hanft) Reaney, a former teacher of this school, has also been elected to a position in the school and will take over her duties the beginning of the next semester. Mrs. Reaney needs no introduction as she is one of Ka- lona's most popular former teach- ers, She has been ~out of the school only one year and will by no means be a stranger to the student body. Also, Katie Ropp has been elected temporary $~ec- retary in the absence of Lyle Fry. This takes care of the situation to date, ~but other changes are contemplated and plans are being worked out to meet these emer- gencies. Mr. Spivey's departure in a few weeks will leave a va- cancy that cannot ,be fully replac- ed but it is a policy of the Board to provide the best means avail- able, to shift the school program and teachers around so that the normal school activities may be carri,ed out as best they can. The entire community and student body can greatly aid in these ad- justments if they wilt give the new instructors full support and cheerfully accept these changes as they occur. O~ CHRISTMAS SEALS !DELIVERED THIS WEEK An envelope containing Christ- mas Seals was delivered to your door Tuesday afternoon by a high school pupil. If you were not at home, or did not receive your en- velope, please get in touch with the office at the high school at once. We all know the purpose and need of this annual sale and this years sales should be a~ generously supported as it has been in former years. Please take out the number of stamps you wish to purchase and place your money in the small envelope and seal. The same group of students will call for the returns within two weeks. If for any reason your stamps are not then collected, please call the high school. o Wins Prize Arlis Niffenegger received the treasure chest prize Wednesday night with a five percent coupon. Other names eligible were Thos. Kauffman, Cleo Gingerich, R. 'G. Shaver and Henry Pieper. O W. l~ C. MEETING Seventeen members and six guests attended the pot luck din- ner and meeting of the Women's Relief Corp last Friday. Serving on the dinner committee were: Mrs. Alma Michel, Mrs. Flossie Swartzendruber, M r s. Wanda Feldman and Mrs. Eu~ice Rogers. The meeting was in charge of Mrs. Grace Tilden at which time the following relief report was given: $80 given in clothing, 4 bouquets, 96 sick calls and 20 scrap books were sent to the Children's Hospital at Iowa City. The members voted to give $2.50 to the Women's Service Organiza- tion toward the erection of a ser- vice board. Mrs. Mac Maersh of Iowa City, who is a Past National Junior Vice President, attended the meet- ing and inspected the work of the corp. Other guests incl~uded Tracy Bradly, Past Department Presi- dent; Clara Weber, Past Nation- al J~mior Vice President; Anna Peckman, Member of 1942 Execu- tive Board; Meryl Dewey, Presi- dent of Samuel J. Kirkwood Corp of Iowa City and Nelle Amish, Conductor of Samuel J. Kirkwood Corp.