Hawarden Independent, April 30, 1970

Hawarden Independent

April 30, 1970

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Hawarden Independent (Newspaper) - April 30, 1970, Hawarden, Iowa NEW SNHTERHOUSE TBE INDEPENDENT MOTHER'S May 10th Vol. No. 18 Sioux Iowa 51023 OFFICIAL PAPER April 1970 10 Pages Shown abwB is of HawardwTs being constructed in the city perk. two new shettertaoucM IOB IYNOTT LAW DAY RESIGNS STATE AS POSTMASTER FRIDAY Robert Hawarden postmaster for the past eight resigned last Friday and Lloyd M. long time employee of the local post of- has been appointed officer- in charge. As Johnson will assume the duties of postmaster pending a per- manent appointment. Lynott has been postmaster for eight years. He plans on devoting his full time to his fanning operations. He pre- viously served as a Sioux coun- ty supervisor. L. RASMUSSEN FUNERAL HERE WEDNESDAY Lyle of Ha- died suddenl y Monday at an Akron business following a heart attack. Funeral services were held at p. m. Wednesday at the Associated church in Hawarden with Rev. Herbet Young of- ficiating. Hal Shoemaker served as organist and Hal sang in The and Great Thou Casket bear- ers were Melvin Ivan Dennis Wendel Arthur Gregg and Merlin Waggoner. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Alcester under the direction of Dow Funeral Homo. He was born May in Union South Dakota. On February he married Helen Sutton at Hawarden. The couple farmed in the Alcester area and moved to Hawarden in 1968. He was a member of the Associated church in Hawarden. Survivors include his and a Mrs. Pearl But- ler of Knoxville. Those from a distance who attended the services were Mr. and Mrs. Lcs Bioue and Mike of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Burington of Ari- and Mr. and Mrs. Axel Soderman of Michigan. MRS. NEWMAN SERVICES HELD TUESDAY Mrs. Ben long- time Hawarden died April in the Ha- warden Community Hospital. Funeral services were held at p. April at the Dow Rineral Home with Rev. Herbert Young offi- ciating. Miss Dorinda Ver Hoeven was the organist and Harold Vander sang Old Rugged and the Casket bearers were Loyle Lylc Eldon James Lawrence An- derson and William McCarthy. Burial was in Grace Hill Cem- etery. The former Edith she was born February near Millersburg. She went to Cedar Rapids with her par- ents in 1903. She married Ben Newman in 1914 at Cedar Rapids and they moved to Ha- warden in 1915. Mr. Newman died in 1960. Survivors include two Richard of Alcester and Keith of four grandsons and two granddaughters. DRAFTEES The following men were In- ducted into the Armed Forces from Sioux County on April 21. Eugene M Den Ro- bert L. Dennis Franklin Kt J. Christ- tensen. and Alfred L. Wassen- lowans are being urged by Governor Robert D. to ob- serve May 1 as Day U In signing a Governor a law- noted that the of intimately affects the daily lives of all Americans. all of our private and public Hay lode to laws and courts to safe- guard every person's life and and the freedoms tablished under our Federal and State The f'u The of the gov-. ernor is being vigorously challenged in contemporary so ciety and events have impeded rather than advanced He said there has never been a greater need for rededication the ideals of equality and justice under The governor called upon I- owans to help reverse the up- ward trend of lawlessness and bring forth in America a new faith in ourselves and in our country and its Ray said we need to move forward a new era of peace and in which our great resources can be utilized to end poverty and injustice and to achieve greater oppor- tunities for all Americans. Achieving these Ray depends upon the at- titude and actions of each citi- zen. must recognize our clear duty to obey the respect the rights of re- solve controversies by lawful and become responsive and responsible citizens. justice is not jus- tice at unenforced laws are worse than no laws at It is the governor con- that throughout the state a special May is set aside for recognition of the rule that law has played in American life for a rededication of the American people to its great Ray called upon all lo- wans to participate in the 13th annual observance of Day U. S. Throughout the state high school seniors will be taking part in mock trials. When possible Court or will be held on May 1. Carl B. Water- chairman of the American Citizenship Committee which is co-sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association and the Iowa State Bar said this will be the 17th year for the Court program in Iowa. Under this plan high school seniors are invited to attend a mock trial as part of their in- struction in government A district court judge will preside with a court bailiff and clerk also present. Lawyers will represent the plaintiffs and defendants with high school students serving on the jury. Witnesses are put on the examined and cross-examined. The said Don Bur- president of The Iowa State Bar is de- signed to teach high school sen- iors something about the trail of a to show them what a room looks like when in session and to the fear that person frequently have of appearing as a witness or of serving on a jury. LEGION NEWS The American Legion and Auxiliary will hold their regu- lar monthly meeting at p. m. May at the legion Hall. OPEN MARKET STARTS SATURDAY Pictured above is Mrs. Conrad one of Hawarden's many antique her home is full of antiques and she is always looking for more. The new Hawarden OPEN beginning this Saturday on the Gladstone will be a good place to buy and sell antiques. Sponsors of the OPEN MARKET will be surprised at how fast your old wagon fruit and a lot of other items that look like junk will be snap- ped up by out on the country-side for the first time. in anything that you no longer have any use for and move it they added. you at the OPEN MARKET Saturday morning from a. m. until SHIM WMttor TtoMfey eventat draw oai'i friends heio her celebrate her ninth In nicture above. JoaoHuD- Several ctty jwfht enjoy outdoor feMkcttall at French Park en one of Mvcral dtjr areas around town. The local Jaycees and the West Slojx schools have cooperated with the city in providing many recreational facilities and activities for the city's young people. GRADE PUPILS TO GIVE SHOW in will be presented by the Hawarden ele- imntary students May S and 9 in the junior high auditorium All children in Kindergarten through grade 5 will partici- The program will begin at p. m. and the public is cordially invited to attend. IOAID CANDIDATE Vergene has announced his candidacy for Union County School at The posi- tion is presently held by L.S. TwedU rural Elk Point. a 1951 graduate of Al- cester High has farmed south of Alcestcr since 1956. The Heimins have five chi four in school and one pre- schooler. COUNTY LEGION MEETING HERE MAY 6 A county American Legion and Auxiliary meeting will be held at the Hawarden Legion on Wednesday evening. May at p. m. Several musical numbers will be presented by high school SILVER IEAVER LOCAL GROUP TO HOLD GIVEN FOUR AT STORM LAKE Four northwest Iowa scout leaders were honored with the Silver Beaver award at the 60th anniversary recognition banquet of the Prairie Gold Scout Council held last Thurs- day evening at the Cobblestone Inn in Storm Lake. Those re- ceiving the awards were Or. Andrew Smith of Merle Simonsen of ther Patrick J. Nooney Ayr- shire and Arlan Van Norman of Swea City. During the past 50 years Prairie Gold Council has rec- ognized just over 100 scout leaders in 19.counties with the coveted Silver Beaver award for service to church and com- munity and for service to other youth-serving organizations or programs. Hawarden five York Hen- ry Jerry Bill Tausz and Don Dowdey. A special award of a 50 veteran badge was pre- sented to Carl Gore of Web- ster City for his half-century of continuous service. A class of 39 Eagle Scouts was dedicated to the memory of the late scout Hubert G. Dougherty of who passed away in 1969. Dolph former Drake varsity basketball star and now news and sportscaster for a Des Moines TV and radio sta- was the speaker for the evening. He stressed the need for more youth programs in all communities and cooperation between parents and youth. Al- so that youth should appreciate things being done for them by trying to do more for them- selves to help make this a bet- ter world to live in because A- merican manpower begins with boypower. During the 1950 to boy membership in the 19 county area has risen from boys to and or- ganized units from 160 to 320. Byron Peterson was given special recognition for serving as camp ranger from 1950 to 1970. 487 scout leaders were in attendance at the banquet Nine Hawarden Eagle Scouts of the 1968-69 class who were unable to attend the recognition banquet last year because they helped with emergency flood duty at were invited to attend this year's banquet They are Robert Michael Dun- Brian Robert Wa- Steve Terry Lund- Mike Joe Dow- dey and Scott Otis. They were given a commendation which reads as Foresight. The Explorer and Eagle Scouts and their leaders are hereby commended as a dedicated band of concerned cit- izens who did strive valiantly against awesome odds to chal- lenge the rampaging flood- waters of the 1969 spring and who did contribute significant- ly to the ultimate victory over natural forces on this mem- orable occasion in the Missouri Rive Basin at Iowa. Acknowledge by the S. Army Omaha Colonel W. H. district en- Those from Hawarden who attended the recognition ban- quet included Mr. and Mrs. Cyril and Mrs. Roswell Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Mr. and Mrs. Don Dowdey and Bill Tausz. students. Rev. F. Busernan of the Community Reformed church will give a short A business meeting will follow and refreshments will be ed. AH Lesion and Auxiliary members are invited to attend. MOCK FUNERAL FRIDAY In an attempt to gain pub- licity and to turn attention to the increasing rate of highway accidents due to drinking a appointed committee will lead what they call Campaign Against the War on in Hawarden this Larry Nilson and Edwin Rude are spearheading the project which will begin with a symbolic funeral May beginning at According to the Iowa State Senator Lucas De Koster of Hull and Iowa State Representative Elmer Den Herder of Sioux a- long with South Dakota Legis- lator Wendell Leafstedt of will participate in the event. In ap- proximately 40 automobiles will be included in the fun- eral including local government represent- atives and members of the clergy. Sponsors say they promise very exciting and mean- ingful experience for all those who participate in any The program will begin with a funeral for those who have been kill- ed because of alcoholic driv- ers this past The funeral will be followed by a processional in which there will be three teams of gian with each team pulling a caisson. The first caisson will bear a coffin with the symbols of the cam- the second will bear a symbolic widow of the de- and the third will bear a symbolic bereaved family. The procession will be- gin at the city go south on Central Avenue to the railroad then return to the post office corner where speakers will cipate. Other activities are sched- uled for and Sunday nights. The showing of a socially ori- ented Hang- will be featured both Friday and Saturday even- ings at The lo- cal The film will be shown repeatedly from p. m. until a. m. both evenings. The activities are intend- ed to inaugurate a full scale campaign against the abuse on our highways car- ried on by those considered legally according to the sponsors. is hoped that this movement will gain nation-wide recognition as a legitimate complaint by many groups and effectuate a change in this life In a press release dated April 25 and marked for immediate the sponsors pleaded with the news media to send cameramen and reporters to cover this scene for your news modia. We guarantee a unique program. TO PRESENT SENIOR PlAY THIS WEEK The West Sioux senior class will present the com- edy Takes Fri- day and Saturday May 1st and at p. m. in the high school auditorium. The plays setting is in George Washington high school. Albert played by Brian has such an awesome reputation as a troublemaker that the teachers hint for e- verything. Swinburne Albert's is ed by Dennis Orton. Mike Duncan has the role of Dr. the new principal who appoints Albeit pres- ident of the League of Young Citizens. Forced to raise money for the Albert organizes a carnival. Trouble follows when the town's upstanding Mrs. play- ed by Judy loses at the concessions. To top it all the receipts for the entire evening are discovered to be missing. Other characters adding to the hilarity are played by Gary 1 erry Huit- Rosalie Janet Pam Rich Joe Dow- Betsey Linda Vander Shirley Hum- Holly Bill Draayer and others. Tickets may be purchased from any senior or at the door. KERRY KIRCHER GIVEN SCHOLARSHIP JAMES SKIPPER KILLED IY CAR and Dean Mar- tinsen left Tuesday for Pan- ami to attend the funeral of lames who was cidently hilled Sunday. The accident happened in when the car he was working on fell on him KERRY KfRCHER Kerry Kircher has been a- warded a college scholar- ship from the Des Moines Re- gister and Tribune. He is one of sixteen carrier salesmen for the Register and Tribune who were judged to have the best all-round records among scho- larship candidates this year. The boys are judged on the basis of scholastic leadership quality of ser- vice to sales re- and promptness and ef- ficiency in handling Kerry is a tenth grader at West Sioux High School and a member of Trinitj Lutheran Church of Hawarden. He has been a carrier salesman for six and one-half start- ing when he was in fourth grade. He received an honor- able mention in last years se- and last October was one of fourteen paper to receive a carrier executive a- ward in Des Moines on National Day. On May Kerry accompanied by his Mr. and Mrs. Arto the high school and ger Trow bridge of Sioux his circulation travel to Des Moino for the annual scholarship presentation banquet. He wiH be along nilh the other scholarship in a May edition of the N Register. ;

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