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   Hawarden Independent (Newspaper) - August 3, 1922, Hawarden, Iowa                                HAWARDEN SIOUX COUNTY IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST 3 1922 PROGRAM SO PAR HAS BEEN VERY STRONG Rather Slim at Start but Get ting Larger Every More Day of Chautauqua The began Monday so far the program has excellent The attendance How started nut very poor although it has steadily increased quite a good sized audienee being in attendance the Wednesday evening program Tomorrows program ends the Chau tauqua Links Orchestra giving a vocal and instrumental in the afternoonand prelude at riight followed1 by a lecture The Awakening of the European by Mrs Rose 1st Vice President of the Connecticut League of Women Voters The opening program Monday noon was given by the Gibsonian Or chestra and Fisher Shipp soprano isoloist and impersonator This is an good company of musi icians and they gave a strong pro gram In the evening the orchestra gave a prelude and I Smith Damron the potter craftsman gave his demon strated lecture The Potter and the which made a pronounced hit On Tuesday afternoon the Weber Male Quartet gave a full concert This quartet is advertised as Americas most famous quartet and those who the concert are inclined to agree with the statement In the evening the quartet gave the prelude ahdManibveythe man of many faces gave his clever program of character Manlove appeared on the lecture course here several years ago and is fully as good if not better than before Wednesday afternoon Black andGold Orchestra gave the prelude and Dr John A Gray founder of the Wprkingmans Church of New York City gave his lecture The the John Burley Brought First Passenger Train to Ha warden present railway strike is not without its compensations to Hawar den people It has accorded a number of the old time residents here an op portunity to renew the acquaintance of Conductor John Burley veteran passenger conductor oh the Northern Iowa division of the Northwestern Conductor Burleys regular train be tween Tama and Sioux City has been discontinued on account of the strike and he has taken runs out of Eagle Grove He made his first trip outto Hawarden Tuesday Conductor Burley is oneof the very oldest trainmen in the employ of the Northwestern system He wears two gold stars on the sleeve of his uni form indicating that he has been in the service of the company for more than fifty years and most of this time in the capacity of a passenger con ductor Conductor Burley was in charge of the first passenger train ever brought intoHawarden on the Northwestern line That was in the summer of 1882 just forty years ago His train followed up the laying of the track all the way from Eagle Grove For fourteen years thereafter he ran trains regularly into Hawar den and while he always made his home in Tama he acquired many warm friends at this end of the line who are alwaysmade happy by his genial greeting Twentysix years ago he took a run between Tama and Sioux City and he has never been out to Hawarden in charge of a train since that time until Tuesday Naturally he finds many changes here and marvels at the marked growth and improvement which Hawarden has enjoyed In fact about the only thing here whfch look ed natural to him was the Northwest ern depot He admits that the depot Wasnt improved anyin forty years Conductor Burley expects to continue running out here until his regular train is put back on again gave strong lectures atboth appear ances In the evening Dr Gray gave short talk which wasfollowed by a full concert by Goforths Black and Gold Orchestra whichWas thoroughly by all lowers of good music This afternoon afull concert isbe ing given by the Mercer Concert Com pany a mixed quartet This qnartet features H Y Mercer noted Amer ican tenor Tfiis evenings program no doubt will bef one of the strongest the entire course The Mercer Con cert Company will give a prelude which will be followed by a lecture The New by S Parkes Cadman successor to Henry Ward Beecher MacNider Day in Sioux City Monahan Post of the American Legion and the Womens Auxiliary of Sioux City invite every member of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary to attend the Legion Auxiliary picnic at the Interstate Fair Grounds at Sioux City Saturday Aug Cth at p m It is hoped that many of the Hawarden Legion aires and members of the Auxiliary will be able to attend It is asked that all bring spoons cups and a well filled basket as some buddy will appreciate a good picnic supper Cof fee lemonade and ice cream will be donated by the Auxiliary Hanford MacNider national legion commander wiil speak Leave for Training Camp Fred King Proctor Maynard and Harold Bader left Monday for Ft Snelling Minn to enter the civilian military training camp W W King took Fred and Proctor to Alton by auto and they took the train from there This camp is being conducted by the government from Aug 1st to Sept 1st The boys will have a fine vacation and receive excellent training at the same time The government pays all necessary and actual expenses Buch as tranportation uniforms food and medical care New Superintendent Arrives Elmer E Menefee of Keota Iowa superintendentelect of the Hawarden public schools arrived Wednesday to begin his duties here He has already started work in preparation for the opening of school in September Mr Menefee recently graduated from the State University at Iowa City and this summer has been taking advanced work toward his masters degree at the university Hnwarden welcomes Mr Menefee and wishes him success for the corning school year BACK ON THE OLD RUN May Have Tournament Here The recent Interstate horseshoe tournament at LeMars was such a suc cess that another tournament maybfe L not been made to this planned to hold another atAlta prior to meet in Des Moiries and the annual Interstate ournament in Sioux Victim of Poison Ivy Miss Alice Jacobe has been unable o attend to her duties at the First National Bank the past week as a result of coming in contact with poi son ivy while picking chokecherries alongthe Sioux river She is pract tcally recovered from the disagreeable sickness by now THRE FORMER RESIDENTS DIE JOHN KITTOE PASSES AWAY IN SIOUX CITY Frank Fleege Meets Tragic Death at J ONeill Died at His Home at Philip S D The many old time Hawarden friends of John Kittoe former well known Hawarden resident were sad dened to learn of his death which occurred Tuesday afternoon at his home in Sioux City He was 78 years of age at the time of his death which was caused by heart lesion The body was taken to Mineral Point Wis Wednesday afternoon to be laid to rest beside his mother in compliance with his last request Funeral ser vices are being held i this afternoon John Kittoe was born in Cornwall EnglandMay 2 1844 and came to the United States with his parents when two years of age They settled at Mineral Point Wis and Mr Kittoe was married there to Miss Elizabeth Wasley on Jan 16 1875 the couple living there until 1902 when they moved to Hawarden They lived here from 1902 until Juy 1917 when they moved to Sioux City During his res idence in Hawarden Mr Kittoe operT ated a dray and transfer line It is doubtful if Mr Kittoe had an enemy in the world and if he did it was through no fault of his own He prided himself on his friends and he made many of them in Hawarden dur ing his fifteen years residence here Fortunately he passed away peace fully and without pain meeting such a death as we all may welcome when our tim comes Besides his wife and son I D Kittoe of Sioux City who accompan ied the remains to Mineral Point the deceased is survived by two brothers James Kittoe of MineralPoint and Samuel Kittoe of Bloomington Neb Deepest sympathy is extended to the E J ONeilJ an old timeresident of HawaVderr died last Thursday at his home at Philip S D If he had lived one rhore day he would have been 77 years of age The body was taken to Sioux City for burial funeral services being held Monday at 9 oclock at the Cathedral of the Epiphany Interment was made in Mt Calvary cemetery The deceased was well and favor ably known by the older residents of bhis community having made his home here from about 1890 to 1907 Turn to Page Four ELECTROLIER POST UPSET Car Knocksf Over Heavy Cement Base Around Electrolier It is doubtful if anything excepting perhaps the National Guard will ever be able to protectthe electroliers on Kansas for Saturday night another one took the count in spite of the high cement base which the city council had constructed about each electrolier post Two men from Estherville Belmore Benson and Joe Hoovel the latter a nephew of Mrs A K Toft of this vicinity smashed into the cement base in front of the power house with a Dodge automobile tore the electrolier post and base from their moorings and smashed the light globe The pest was not broken as has usually been the case in similar accidents It is a mystery how the occupants of the car escaped without being more seriously injured The front of the car was badly damaged the wind shield was broken and the frame badly bent Mr Hoovel was thrown against thVwindshield and quite badly cut and bruised Mr Benson who was driving not being injured to any great extent Both men were able to leave for Estherville the following day The street lights were lit when the acci dent occurred but the windshield and front lights were so badly blurred with mud that the driver failed to see the electrolier in time The car must have struck with considerable force for the heavy cement base weighing nearly a ton was shoved quite a dis tance along the pavement Return from Outing in Minnesota Mr and Mrs O W Davis of this city and Mr and Mrs Chris Follett son Carlton and Mrs C Frank of Sioux City returned home last Thurs day from a three weeks outing at Alexandria Minn making the trip by auto Oscar as spokesman for the party reported a hilarious time He complained that the kind of fish he caught and wanted to keep the na tives threw back in the lake in dis gust Oscar was unable to convince the natives that a pickerel is an edible fish and not a reptile Howeyer he was in Rome and was compelled to do as the Romans did On the return The car slid down afive foot embank ment and landed in a patch of sun flowers Nobody was injured and the car was not even scratched A truck from Merrill pulled them out sof the ditch and they drove on to Sioux City Oscar was not at the wheel when the accident occurred the ladies insisting that Mr Follett being a younger man with better eyes should do the night driving Oacar has the laugh on them for just as the ladies were remarking how safe they were with Mr Follett at the wheel the car went into the ditch Oscars first words were Now why did you drive down here BUSINESS MEN BEAT SHOPMEN DEFEATED STRIKERS TEAM BY SCORE OF 11 TO 5 Prebble Pitches Great Game for Busi ness Men Allowing but Three Hits Plays Made The business mens base ball team defeated the strikers team last Thurs day afternoon at Earl Meeter park by the score of 11 to 5 Prebble was in the box for the business men and had the strikers at his mercy allowing but three hits and striking out nine men Ellis Wood caught for the business men The battery for the strikers was Noble and Smith Weasel Sporrer taking Nobles place on the mound for the last three innings Noble allowed nine hits and struck out seven men in six innings and Sporrer allowed one hit and struck out five men in three innings The business men scored once in the first inning and ran in four scores morein the second but Noble then settled down and held them scoreless for three innings The business men struck their stride again in the sixth inning and ran in three scores and three more in the seventh The strik ers were held scoreless until the fourth inning when Morgan was able to reach home as a result hits by Elmitt and Sporrer They scored another in the fifth two in the eighth and one in the ninth The outstanding feature of the game was Brays home run for the business men the bases being empty Sporrer at shortstop for the strikers robbed Hap Jacobe of a beautiful hit by making a spectacular onehand ed catch of a fast one A good sized enthusiastic crowd witnessed the game Mild Excitement Here Saturday Quite a crowd gathered at the after through on their way to Huron S D although everything was quiet and orderly Three Pullmans with drawn window shades arrived on the tail end of the afternoon train from Chicago and the cars were switched to the Huron train The deputy marshals kept the curiosity seekers back from the tracks and tho local strikers watched the proceedings from the road north of the companys property The strikebreakers were heavily guarded on the pullmans and the train for the west pulled out without any excitement other than curiosity being caused Chapter 222 of the acts of the 39th General Assembly makes it the duty of the physician in charge to report all births to the Clerk of Courts in Sioux county and all deaths at once under a heavy penalty The births reported since June 1 1922 are Arleen Dorothy Abbey Hawarden Baby Beltnian Hawarden Baby Clifford Hawarden Frederick Lawrence Duven Orange City Geraldine June Heald Hawarden Lois June McAninch Hawarden Baby Pasewalk Hawarden Baby Roghair Alton Irma Gwendolyn Rogers Orange City Lyle Lewis Rehberg Rock Valley Herbert Lynn Van Skike Virginia Ruth Smith Hawarden Dorothy Ann De Vries Orange City Wilber Wegter Boyden Keep Your Eye On This Corner A J AUBURN TIRES Chas W Keniston The Exclusive Tire Dealer COURT HOUSE DOINGS Items of Interest Gleaned by Our Orange City Correspondent Examination on their petition to become citizens to obtain their sec ond papers has been set for Septem ber 5th in the cases of the following aliens John Groen Ireton Willem M Houlter Sioux Center Sister B Haverhals Hawarden Garrarg Plantege Sioux Center John Meyer Hull John F Schotinghuis Orange City Alt Van Dyk Hospers John G Hof Boyden Dingnacius Passels Maurice John Visser Inwood Willem Van Geissen Boyden All of the above are natives of The Netherlands The following are na tives of Germany Sister Mary Gertrude Alton Sister M Phillipine Emil Lange RockValley Frederick Hammann Rock Valley Franz F W Hf tkamp Hawarden John H Wendel Hawarden Christian H Rock Valley Herman Holtkamp Hawarden Anton L Fink Alton a native of Austria John Schrieder Alton a native of France Lawrence Raymond Walter Hawar den David W Westergard The deaths reported and filed since June 1 1922 are Charles Lee Dqherty LeMars Robert LeeGrau Manus Hogan Orange City Anna M Haverhals Ireton Lars Larsen Hawarden Peter McAninch Hawarden Lambertus Van Stryland Lola Maud Vollmer Hawarden John Wiersma Sioux Center The following took the teachers ex amination at Orange City during the past week Wilma Te Slaa Hull Wil helmina Van Grauw Orange City Evelyn Apenhorst Orange City Josephine Luzzen Alton Anna G Muilenburg Orange City Gerrit J Schut Sioux Center Cecil Ann Wil liams Fairview U Van Benthem Al ton Lois S Walpole Rock Valley Lu vcrne L Ernisse Orange City Ethel M Rhynsburger Orange City Irene Bergman Orange City Bertha Van der Broek Maurice William Brouwer Hull Cornelius Fabcr Hull Esther E Hyink Alton Marie De Cook Orange City Clarice E Boland Orange City Jcanette C Van Dyke Inwood Mar garet Smits Rock Valley Lawrence H Jongewaimi Orange City Evelyn Clifford Hnwarden Geraldine Reind ers Orange City Margaret Johnson Akron Dorothy A Muyskens Alton Margaret Muyskens Alton Jennie Nettinga Perkins Susan Nettinga Perkins Hazel L Sawyer Hawardeu Muriel B Fletcher Akron John C Hooder Sioux Center Grace Borg man Sioux Center Carrie E Parker Hawnixicn Johanna Kamihga Boy den Sue G DeLint Orange City June Reiniger Orange City Eliznbeth Bogaard Orange City Gertrude H Sedgwick Hawarden Anna Mouw Orange City Marie Doeksen Hull Violet E Anderson Linn Grove Her man Vander Well Rock Valley Ce celia Wiersma Orange City Nellie De Volois and Frank W Pas Orange City After a two weeks tussle with young South Dakota tornadoes black bass fattened in the artesian waters of Lake Andes and heat in the Bad Lands County Superintendent Tye has returned to Orange City and civiliza tion The state department of education has issued a ruling that no provisional certificates will be granted to teachers this year That isall teachers must hold n first second or third grade cer tificate if they wish to teach this fall   

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