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Hawarden Independent (Newspaper) - January 18, 1951, Hawarden, Iowa Drive For Polio Funds Gets Under Way In Hawarden Hawarden residents have been asked to dig just a little bit deep- er than before when reaching for polio fund contributions this year. For the third consecutive quota has been set at the largest amount in Sioux county. County Treasurer B. N. Brown feels confident that Ha- wardenites respond generously this as they have in the past. Last year the drive just topped the goal. In when the drive quota was put on an emergency basis and raised from to donors con- tributed so freely that the total climbed above the mark. As an example of why such staggeiing amounts are needed each Mr. Brown used just one of the many Sioux county cas- es to illustrate the urgent need for more a baby girl was stricken by the crippling disease in September of 1948 at the age of only 15 months. She was taken to a Sioux City hospital where she remained in senous condition for 116 with both legs affected. From Sioux City she was sent to the Shelter- ing- Arms hospital for almost 9 months. Since then she has had several numerous therapy treatments and other treatment. The total cost to the foundation for this exclud- ing the cost to her parents for transportation and other necessi- ties. Mr. Brown urged persons to realize that this is not an isolated but one of several similar cases in Sioux county alone. The cost of caring for this child was over per day. One of the lightest cases last year cost only Mr. Brown but the girl treated for on Back Trains Will Be Cut Saturday Passenger trains 14 and 15 on the Northern Iowa division of the Xorth Western railroad will be discontinued after making the runs January ac- cording to word received by Ag- ent H. C. Janvrin from railroad officials Monday. The Iowa Stare Commerce Com- mission granted the North West- ern Railway company's request to abandon the trains between .Eagle Grove and Hawarden because of lack of business. Freight service will continue on the line with three trips each each week. The way freight will leave Hawarden Wednes- day and Saturday at 9 m. and TV-ill return Thursday and Sunday at p. m. Six Sioux county tosvns will be affected by the discontinu- ance of these trains. They are Orange Ireton and Hawar- den. Three of Gran- ville. Orange City and Ireton. will be TV ithout passenger train service. A star mail route will run from Marathon to six davs a week and will transport all types of mail. Orange City will get its mail at Alton as it has done in the past few years. This star commence Monday With Which Is Consolidated The Hawarden Chronicle VOLUME LXX OFFICIAL PAPER HA SIOUX January 1951 TEN PAGES No. 50. Annual Chamber Meeting to Be Held Next Thursday 13th Annual R. E. A. Meeting To Be Held Next Wednesday J. A. Armstrong Selected as New Vice President J. A. Armstrong electeJ vice president of the First Nation- al bank in Hawarden last January the only change in the board of directois. Stockholders re-elected the fol- lowing persons to the Mr. Cora P. who recently replaced the late Don C. E. T. F. B. Schoeneman and H. Visser. At a meeting of the new immediately following the stock- holders Mr. Dunlap was re-elected Mr. Arm- to succeed Mr. McCown as vice H. W. H. assistant Matilda and Donna 'bookkeeper. The report of the operators for the made to the stock- another very satisfactory year of business for the the board stated. loans of the bank indicated a nL-e but were still in a good sound proportion of the bank's 'ca- capital account of the with its in capital in and 500 in undivided profits gives the bank the distinction of having one of the largest investment accounts in ratio to its deposits of any bank in the the board surplus account was increased from to in Decem- loute will morning-. Ireton will be served by the star loute from Le Mars as in the past. Hawarden will not be greatly af- fected by the taking off of these trains as most of the mail comes over the Milwaukee road. TOP HAT TO BE CLOSED DURING NEXT 2 WEEKS Harry Lankhorst began exten- sive remodeling on the Top Hat located just next to the Sioux Tuesday morning1. Remod- eling probably be completed in about two he and the cafe will be closed during thai time. Mr. plans to install all new a new and other new including a new deep frier so that he will be able to serve chicken and short orders. Selling tap beer will be discon- tinued when the cafe re-opens. To Be Associated With McCown Store Mrs. Don C. McCown this week announced that her Eddie had arrived in j 1951 Chevrolet convertible which Hawarden from plunged off the road and turned and would be' associated with her over on the Dick Vander Lugt in the McCown Mr. and Mrs. Anderson and arrived Sunday. Mr. Anderson had been employed by a newspaper at Chillicothe. Church Elects New Officers Officers of the board of con- trol and other stations were elect- ed and the pastor's report was giv- en at a meeting- in the Associated church last Wednesday evening. Officers who were elected fol- Sherman Chet Fred Lee Keehn and Ted Van- de Rex Truesdell and Lee and C. B. Thompson and York trus- tees. Officers re-elected Dave Muilenburg and Lee trus- tees. Officers whose terms expi Dave Muilenburg as A. E. Jake Lankhorst and Mel Evenhuis as Drve Gearhart and Glenn Olsen as stew- ards and Dr. William Madson and E. W. Hamilton as trustees. New officers will be ordained and installed Rev. T. A. Mansen announced this week. At the meeting Rev. Mansen gave his report and saw the end of 34 months service at the church. The report showed that Surday school and church cttendancp hsd risen the the Inter- mediate Fellowship was organized and all organizations gave reports that showed activity and progress. Rev. Manseri stated. The benevolence report showed that over had been donated for the Christian World in- cluding support of the church's Sunday school missionary and the missionary boat in the Pacific is- lands. Morning Star VI. Rev. Mansen's report also showed that 11 babies had been seven young couples were married and 12 memorial services held during the year. By Charles Jr. The question this do YOU think is the greatest A- either living or Mrs. M. J. ''Franklin D. Roosevelt. It seems like everybody had enough of everything and things ran so smooth when he wonderful was His leadership dur- ing the second was world one of his I greatest feats. He was a wonderful presi- Grace agree about Roos- but I think Abe Lincoln was also in the same bracket as Roosevelt. Lincoln led the world during one of its worst periods. And he tried to prove equality of the races. That's a wonderful Mrs. Leo lin definitely. He got the country 11 J- i back on its feet after the de- pression got the banks back into operation and led the country during the last war. He did an aw- ful lot of good for the and I definitely believe he is the greatest Mrs. Judine Roosevelt is the greatest American I can remem- ber. I can't say why for sure. I guess because he did a lot of wonderful acts for this coun- try. He did a lot for everv- body. And I think he helped the poor people more than anyone else ever like during the depression. He was a great and wonderful Fined Here On Stop Sign Charge driver of a Change Made In Arrow Schedule A slight change in the Milwau- kee train schedule went into ef- fect Sunday. The Arrow from Sioux Falls arrives in Ha warden at p. four minutes earli- er than in the past. over farm across from the Hawarden Golf course January was fined and costs for going through a stop sign by Justice of the Peace Sam Blair Saturday. The youth was first released on S150 bond pending a reckless driv- ing hearing which was filed by the highway patrol. The charge changed to going through a stop sign. The driver and five others nar- rowly escaped serious injuries 5n the accident which resulted in Gil- bertson's arrest. Tide of Toys Response Better The American Legion of drive in Hawarden polled out of its slump and had a response last Bill American Legion command- announced this week. response was fairly good this but we hope to make it better next Tausz stat- ed. is an annual drive and now is none too soon to start sav- ing discarded toys for next year's Mr. Tausz expressed his tharlcs to all the persons who donated toys to the and gave special mention to J. S. who do- nated a large box of toys. Four Hawarden Men Among Those Nominated to Board Of Directors The Sioux Electric Cooperative association will hold its 13th annu- al meeting at Orange City Wed- Januarv commencing at 10 a. m. The board of directors and man- agement have been planning for weeks for this and hope to make this one of the best annual meetings in the cooperative's his- tory. As in prior there be displays of electiical farm ecmip- ment and home rang- ing from electric fountains and feed grinders to the latest gad- gets for the in the base- ment of the city hall. These ex- hibits will be open for review at any time during the day. The pub- lic is invited. The business meeting of the as- sociation is scheduled to begin at 10 a. and will be presided over by Fred Vanderham of president of the cooperative. He- ports of the treasurer and manager will be made and dis- cussed by the members. There will also be balloting for three directors to serve a two-year term. A nominating committee ap- pointed by the board met some time ago to make nominations from the and the fol- lowing were Raymond Eagle town- Leonard C. Van- der Eagle Hawar- Joe Sheridan town- Alvin Grant Gerrit Vander Garfield Hawar- Wesley F. Garfield Rock H. J. Logan Ha- Dovde Lincoln and John D. Stege- Sheridan Boyden. Entertainment has also been provided for the occasion. The main feature will be an address by Leo P. U. S. district at- torney of S. D. Musical numbers will be furnished by an instrumental group of the City high school and vocal tions. The Orange City Chamber of Commerce will assist in servirg a free lunch at noon. Each member attendirg- the meeting will be presented with a Firemen Expect Capacity Crowd A capacity crowd is expected to cram the city auditorium next Fii- day January when Ha- warden's 59th annual Firemen's ball will be held to the mellow melodies of Jimmy Thomas and his eight piece orchestra. The firemen's ball in Hawarden has become a much-awaited festi- val from which only a raging- bliz- zard could keep away a capacity audience and which only a blazing fire could stop. Committees have already been appointed to take charge of the ball. The event is annually consid- ered the highlight of the dancing season in Hawarden. By tradition it is held the last Friday in Janu- ary of every year. Harold Rpnsiek To Enter Service Harold of Hawar- received his draft notice re- cently and will leave January 22 to report at Sioux Falls. He will be shipped to his camp from there. Mr. Ronsiek was surprised on January when friends and neighbors visited his home to help him celebrate his birthday and to visit him before he loaves for the army. Cards and furnished en- tertainment and a lunch was served later in the evening. END OF THE ROAD The Northwestern train that will pass through Hawarden for the last time Saturday about or some- times known as the wheeled may limp into town shrouded in black and with an apparently dead engineer. When the train passes through Paullina the people plan to turn out to drape the retiring engine in black and present the engineer with a calendar. The Bloomer Girls will meet the train outside of Hawarden and pull it into town with a hearse. When it arrives at the station the engineer will be laid gently upon a a tulip will be laid upon his and the German band will play the funeral march. The Wheeled will then chug out of Hawar- draped in for the last time. HAWARDEN MAN IS HONORED BY CONTRACTORS Kay Van Buskirk was elected vice president of the Associated General Contractors of Iowa tt their annual convention held in Des Moines on January 10 and 11. He has served on the board of di- rectors the past four years and has two years left to The following members of the Ira Van Buskirk Sons Construc- tion Co. Ira Van Buskirk and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Van Mr. and Mrs. Warren Van Buskirk and Mr. and Mrs. William C. J. Burington of the Hawarden Grav- el also attended. Council Raises Water Rates For First 500 Feet An ordinance raising Hawar- den Js water rate 12 Ms cents per 100 cubic feet for the first 500 cu- bic feet went into effect today with publication in the Indeper.dent. The new ordinance was passed by the city council Monday night. The monthly rate to be charged for water supplied to according to the new the first 500 cubic feet will cost 25 cents per 100 cubic all over 500 cubic feet will cost cents per 100 cubic feet. The only change is that water previously cost only 12 cents for the first 100 cubic feet up to 500 cubic feet. 'A person formerly was able to get cubic feet of water for the minimum charge of only They now get only 500 cubic feet. City Clerk Elmer Ericson stat- ed that the rise in rates will hard- ly affect the average home user. Bowline Tourney Begins This Week Ha ward en's annual bowling tournament for doubles and singles will get under way in Ted's Sport Bowl this week end and be held on nrd January 21 and 28 and February 4 and 11. Bowling- may also be done any weekday with shifts at 4 and 8 o'clock. The handicap will be 150 to 190 less 30 per one prize will be offered for every four and the entry fee will bs of which is prize money and for bowling expenses. The tournament is sanctioned by A. B. C. Entries for the closed yesterday. Odd Fellows And Rebekah Officers Installed Friday Following the regular meeting of June Rebekah lodge ev- joint installation of the Odd Fellows and Rebekah officers was with Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Goodmanson as installing officers. The new officers of the Rebek- ah lodge Mrs. Rose noble Mrs. Yarda vice Miss Earll. recording Mrs. Josie fi- nancial Mrs. Ima Mrs. Sadie Mrs. Marge con- Mrs. Susie chap- Mrs. Anne R. S. to N. Hazel L. S. to N. Mrs. Marie Jurgen- R. S. to V. Mrs. Ruby Van L. S. to V. Mrs. Maude inside Clarence outside guardi- Mrs Alleda musician. Mrs. Larson was the retiring nob- le grand. The new officers of the Odd Fellows lodge Harwood Fraz- noble Theo. Vande vice Roy re- cording Fred financial secretary- Geo. Art Harry Art Clarence R. S. to N. Sam High- L. S. to N. Loren Swan- R. S. to V. Albert Baug- L. S. to V. W. T. inside Dick outside guardian. The retiring noble grand is Jesse Yates. Bailey a trucker of Hud- suffered a broken leg Sunday night when he fell from a hog al- ley in the Sioux City stock yards. I He returned home Monday. Coast-To-Coast Store Sold To Cy Youngkin Cy Youngkin this week an- nounced the purchase of the Coast- to-Coast store in Hawarden from Jay Gendler. Mr. who had owned the store 10 said his plans are indefinite. The transaction be- came effective Monday. Lloyd Youngkin will be ed his father in the store. The new said the entire inside of the stofe will be re- painted and several changes will be made in the fixtures. The base- ment will be remodeled for the dis- play of wall paper and floor covering. A new basernerf- ceiling will be installed and the walls will be refinished. Mr. Youngkin said his plans call for a complete stock of all hard- ware household crockery ware and gift it- ems. A full line of glass will be windows and screens will be recovered and repaint- glass will be installed in the sash at the store. Mr. Youngkin and Lloyd will at- tend the Coast-to-Coast conven- tion in Minneapolis early in Feb- ruary7' to complete their spring buying1. DONATED IN CHRISTMAS SEAL CAMPAIGN Hawarden's Christmas Seal drive closed this season with a to- tal of just short of last year's Mrs. Ma- bel Van chairman of the announced this week. Out of slightly over 500 letters seals that were about 460 were an aver- age donation of about per Mrs. Van Allen said. Mrs. Van Allen stated that the drive was good and that most of the persons who received Christmas seals responded very and Mrs. Hay Bockelman were Sunday dinner guests at the Bill Faulkner home at Akron last week end. The Cradle Roll Mothers Mission Circle of the Baptist church met in the Glenn E. Carpenter home yesterday afternoon. and Mrs. John Dawson at- tended a meeting of the State Soil Conseivation committee at S. last Thursday. While in Pierre they were guests in the L. V. Ausman home. Eoger Falde and Miller attended a farm bureau banquet at Elk Point last Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Lindgren and daughters were supper guests at the Henry Lind home in Alcester I last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Tony Visser and children and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Elgersma visited in the Burt Pranken home last Sunday even- ing. It will be the policy of CCC and the Sioux County Committee to maintain a price on binsite corn that will reflect the local market price. The CCC price to date has been higher than the local price in most but due to the recent advance in the market price of corn it may be necessary to quote prices on government corn subject to change as market con- ditions the Sioux county PMA office said this week. Directors to Be Langdon Will Be Speaker Members of tlie Hawarden Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual elect offi- cers and hear a speech by York president of the Minne- sota United Nations in the Methodist church next January 25. Tickets for the annual event went on sale yesterday. Mr. who was also the speaker at the meeting last will speak on the subject N. and the Korean Twelve members have been nom- inated to the Chamber board of and six of them will be elected at the meeting. Those who were nominated Dave Ray Van B. Five Hawarden Men Register Five Hawarden den- tists and veterinarians under 50 registered Monday at Orange Ci- ty in accordance with the federal law passed last September. They were Dr. D. K. Dr. M. 0. Dr. J E. Dr. R. E. Thompson and Dr E. H. Von Glan. Dr. Dr. Haggar and Dr. Von Glan served in World War II. Vital Stastistics Show increase The vital statistics report in Sioux county for 19-49 and 1950 showed an increase last year over the previous year in every cate- including divorc- births and deaths. There 252 marriages in 1950 as compared to 20S in an increase of 44 marriages. Divorces with 12 ai- vorccs recorded in 1950 an 1 only six in 1949. Births showed the largest ad- with 627 babies bom last jear and 509 the previous an increase of 118. Deaths last year totaled 192 as compared to 164 the previous an increase of 28. Services Held For Terrance Jacobs Terrance small son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil died last Friday from a heart ailment. He was bom May 2nd died January 1951. He is survived by his a a great grand- Amelia Jacobs and his Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jacobs. Funeral services were held Sat- urday afternoon at the Barnard Funeral home with Rev. B. Roy Brown officiating. Mrs. T. A. with Mrs. R W. Peters as sang Burial was in Grace Hill cemeterv. Ed Finnic Named Union Board Head Ed Finnic was elected chairman of the Union county board at the first meeting at Elk Point. Mr. Finnic was elected to the board last fall but he previous- ly had served on the board a few years ago. Comets Bow To 52 to 50 By Gene Dentschman The Hawarden Comets lost an exciting game to the Leeds Lanc- ers 54 to 52. Tuesday the Comets were de- feated by South Sioux 36 to So. It was the fourth time Hawar- den lost by one point. The Lancers are stated as be- ing the best team in Sioux but the Hawarden quintet nearh whipped them. The game was a tussle for both teams from start to finish. For -a while it looked as though the Lan- cers were going to give the Com- ets a good trimming. But thi_ thought began to vanish when the Comets came and began to work like a team. The half-time score was 26 to in favor of the The last half was an exhibition of fast breaking for both in the last two minutes the Com- ets succeeded in tying- the score 50 to 50. Church Dinner To Compliment New Members As a compliment to all mem bers who have either transferred or joined on profession of the Methodists will be host next January at p. m in the church dining rooms. This will include the new mem- bers who have joined since Jan- uary a period of and one-half months. The older members will not need to buy tick- since tte financing of the din- ner is in the hands of a commit- tee. The Women's Society will serve the dinner at tost as their contri- A former Rev. Robert Chapler of Sioux will be the special speaker. It is intended that the speech as well as the oth- er features will be of a light char- acter. It is expected that approx- imately 80 new members will at- tend. Rev. Given Towards Car The congregation of the Trir.itj Lutheran church in Hawarden once more expressed their apprec- iation to Rev. H. E. Sieving ently when members gave him a gift of to cover the difference in a 1931 model car when he traces in his present vehicle. This is only one of several rec- ent incidents which have shown that the church goers of Hawar- den definitely appreciate the guid- ance of their pastors with expres- sions of gratitude more than mere York Langdon Jim Barton Mel iPete Chet Kex Bud Bernard Anderson and George Bode. Members whose terms Dave Hay Van Glenn H. C. George Hirschm-an and Harry jr. _ raernfceft -whose terms hold ..over for year are Henry Loren E. Charles Hellmuth chwiesow and Lynn The purpose of the Minnesota United Nations Assocx of which Mr. Langdon is a is to bring about greater support and under- standing for the TL The Miu- on Back Debate Squad Will Compete Members of the Hawarden high school debate squad will travel to Sioux City where they will repre- sent Hawarden in the third an- nual Morningside college invita- tional debate tournament Satur- January LeRoy debate announced this week. Members of the Blue and White squad who will probably attend the tourney Terry Jack Janet Pat Ecss Charles Shirley Gene Ardyce Jim Ney and Jim Erickson. Fourteen schools from a four- state area will travel to -Sioux City for the tournament. Other schools participating the day's events will Worth- Western Christian of Tyn- Washington high of Sioux Augustana Academy of Nebraska and East and tral high schools of Sioux City. 5 Robert Completes Course In Auctioneering Robert of Hawarden has just completed a course of auctioneering in the Bockelman school of auctioneering in Sioux City. Lynott was an outstanding1 student in the school and is now ready to cry the school re- ported. New Officers Of Church Installed Officers were installed at a meeting of the Trinity Lutheran church in Hawarden Sunday. Officers who were installed fol- Paul Ken- neth vice Ed- ward George Harry Bultman. sec- Harold and Albert financial secretary. r
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