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   Hawarden Independent (Newspaper) - April 30, 1970, Hawarden, Iowa                                 * v EDITORIALS STREET TALK By R. 0. B. It has been good to have real spring weather the past few days. In fact, it has been almost like summer. Taking a quick drive around town Tuesday evening we noticed varied spring activities taking place— children playing, people working on their homes and yards, people planting gardens, lovers taking strolls, and various ages taking rides in their autos. They say April showers bring May flowers and, if this is true, there should be a lot of flowers this year. Memorial Day comes on Saturday this year: so everyone will have a two- day holiday. Next year several holidays will fall on Monday, giving some three- day holidays for everyone to enjoy. PARKS The city and the park board should be commended on the two new shelter houses, the concrete play areas in various parts of town, and the added playground equipment. A resident made a suggestion this week, and we agree with her, that since French park is used a good deal by that area of town, some playground equipment plus a shelterhouse would add much to the use of that park. Few small trees and shrubs would enhance the park and the whole neighborhood. Also needed are lights for the various concrete play areas, although daylight savings time extends the time they can be used during summer months., COLLEGE SITE Also noted that the college hill is taking on a pleasing look with last fall's and summer's landscaping projects starting to take hold this spring. , The country has - started leveling an area east of the college for a new county maintenance shed and storage area. When completed, the old shed will be up for sale for other uses. Eventually, according to a master plan, the city will have a new water tower on college hill to help alleviate city water problems. It is a shame the long hopcKl for curb and gutter project in the north part of town has to wait another year. If it could have been completed this year, blacktopping could have been applied next summer. Once this area is curbed and hardsurfaced, along with blacktopping by the county on the farm- to- market road past the college, it will become a highly desirable residential area. When one travels around the country he comes back to Hawarden with much appreciation for the town's attributes. AllHawardenites should have pride in the community and do their part in helping it continue to progress, APRIL 30 TAX DEADLINE FOR EMPLOYERS Employers have an Important tax deadline on April 30, 1970, according to John F, Hanlon, District Director of Internal Revenue in Iowa, This is the last day for re* porting a- id payinj both Sojlal Security and withheld incdme taxes for the quarter ending March 31, 1970, Employer? should report these taxes on the pre » address « ed Form W mailed them by JRS, They have until May 10, J97Q w> file ihslr returns if ths entire quarterly tape liability has b § en deposited on time in a Federal Reserve or authorised . If the balance due with the retwra is more than $ 1QQ, it should be deposited in m authorised pojjimjrpJal bswfc or a Federal Reserve bank, using Federal Tax Deposit Form50i, Usser aspmti ran be sent to IBS with the return, ' Further informaticm can be by writing toOUtrlct CAPITALISM AH1> TH£ ESTABLISHMENT Donald Kaul, rapidly becoming one of Iowa's best known liberals, in his " Over the Coffee" column in the Des Moines Register last Thursday said, " The environmental predicament in which we how find ourselves is nothing less than a crisis of capitalism. Capitalism's boast is that it provides a great Way to allocate resources and produce goods and services in large quantities, but it does so at a great social cost, which the system neither assesses nor pays. It has no machanism to do it" In his closing paragraph he added, " In other words, if American capitalism is to be more than greed raised to the level of a philosophical system, it's time for us capitalists to prove it." It would be nice if people like Kaul would make up their minds as to what their own social philosphy is; whether it be democratic, socialistic, or communistic so that the rest of us would know how to categorize them. Greed is a form of human weakness that is more individual than a national philosophy and is present in any form of social living. American capitalism, with all of its faults, has still been the most successful in providing the best standards of living in the world. To accuse capitalism of being soley motivated by greed is to generalize in an unfair way. Probably no nation in history has had a greater outpouring of volunteer tima and resources to help solve human problems than in America. Americans have not limited themselves to helping their own unfortunates, but have distributed a share of their wealth worldwide. America's capitalists have established foundations which have also made great voluntary contributions to social progress. Some will say these foundations were established as a tax savings ploy, but we have greater faith in human nature than this, preferring to believe that " capitalists" have used foundations and tax savings as a way to accomplish good for mankind. A study of worldwide conditions will reveal pollution and environmental problems are not unique to the United States, but are great problems in communist and socialist countries, too. It is not any one social philosophy or system that has brought about the " environmental predicament in which we now find ourselves." It is a problem of civilization and demands for higher standards of living, plus concentrations of populations in large metropolitan centers. It is easy to accuse " the establishment" of causing all of the problems that exist in society because it is impersonal and not specific. All societies are ruled by an " establishment." Changing " the establishment" would not eliminate problems, but would only set up another " establishment" which would produce new problems or, possibly, enlarge old problems. From what we have seen of maav protestors, who are bent on destroying what they like to call " the establishment," we see little hope for the future - if they succeed in becoming " the establishment " IOWA Oh Iowa dear Iowa you are a beautiful state, With your hills and valleys your rivers and lakes. There 1 Ssfish in your rivers There's fish in your lakes, There's hunting and fishing both early and late. There's hiking and swimming the whole summer through. Oh Iowa dear Iowa that's why we are so proud of you. Oh Iowa dear Iowa with your beautiful farms With your acres and acres of oats and corn. With your treelined driveways and your silos so tall, With your sla" t painted corn cribs, and barns with many stalls. There's cows in the pasture, there's calves in the stalls. Oh Iowa dear Iowa you are the finest of all. Oh Iowa dear Iowa with your fields of waving grain, With acres of corn over hill and plain. Your pheasants are so beautiful that roam the fields each day. And there's ducks and geese on the lakes and rivers they say. There's deer by the river and deer on the hills. They are so graceful and beautiful its a shams to see them killed. Oh Iowa dear Iowa how can anyone kill? Oh Iowa dear Iowa there's acres of hay that keeps the farmer busy for many a day, but what a good feeling when its all tucked away to feed the horses and cows and sheep by the way. But when the harvest is ended there's enough left in the field To satisfy God's creatures and that's a good deal. Oh Iowa dear Iowa you have done more than your share To satisfy God's creatures as well as God's man. Oh Iowa dear Iowa could we have a finer state? We don't have any mountains but plenty of rivers and lakes. There's trees by the river, there's trees on the hills, the scenery is beautiful it gives you a thrill. And our highways are a dream won't you comn over and see? You will find the people friendly as friendly as can be. Oh Iowa dear Iowa what more could you be. Oh Iowa dear Iowa your winters are fun for sportloving youngsters, also the older ones, there's skiing and hiking, and some ice fishing too, And homes with a fireside where there's lots of things to do. There's reading and T. V. and games by the score. Oh Iowa dear Iowa our home ever more. Oh Iowa dear Iowa with deep valleys and hills, With ice on the river and snow on the hills. Where there's skiing and skating and ice fishing galore, Oh Iowa dear Iowa what could we ask for more. But this isn't all for there's a lot more. There's churches and schools and hospitals galore. Oh Iowa dear Iowa, we'll not ask for more By Mrs, Ray Robertson THE INDEPENDENT Thursday, April 30, 1970 820 CENTRAL HAWARDEN, IOWA « Q23 PUBLISHED 1Y THE HAWARDEN PRINTING CORPORATION THE INDEPENDENT, Thursday. September 28, 1969 ROGER o, SLAKE;, Editor MICHAEL L, BLAKE, Around The Area A 50- foot square corrugated Steel paint shop building at Sudenga Industries northeast of George burned Sunday, April 19, The loss was estimated at $ 10, 000 to $ 15,000. * * * Hartley's high school math team won first place in state competition sponsored by the Actuaries Club of Des Moines. * * * . Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Schuller have donated a site for the proposed new home for wayward boys to be established in Orange City to serve the fourcounty area. Keninger, Calvin, and Associates of Spencer will serve as architects for the home. * * * Neil Fegebank, outstanding all- state basketball player from PauUlna's state championship team, has decided to enroll at the University of Iowa. Fegebank was recently named to the All- American prep team. He had offers from approximately 145 colleges. * * * Orange City's new airport will be officially dedicated May 16 with a " fly- in" breakfast at 8: 00 a. m. and a ceremony at 10: 00 a. m. * * * Four Alcester area residents were hospitalized as the result of a car- train crash April 18. Mrs. Le Roy Numsen was most seriously injured. Her two children, Lynn and Sydelle, and Miss Sadie Warmdahl were injured less seriously. * # * The new hospital at Primghar is nearing completion and those who made pledges are being asked to remit them. * * * The Le Mars board of education rejected the only bid for purchase of $ 900,000 in school bonds last week and plans another bond sale for May 12. * * * Northwestern Bell Telephone Company has presented a $ 590 donation to Country View Manor in Sibley. ... • • . - ' • • ! , * *. * '"„'••' Boyden merchants are again sponsoring a Miss Boyden contest and will announce the winner from five candidates this Saturday. * * * A two- story, eight- apartment brick building is being erected in Sioux Center by Sunrise Enterprises, Inc. BIG SPRINGS Big Springs Baptist Church William Hoyt, Pastor Sunday: 9: 00 a, m. KLEM broadcast* Pastor Hoyt will be speaking this month. 10: 00 a. m. Morning worship service and communion. 11: 00 a. m, Sundayschoolhour 3: 00 p, m. Deacon's meeting, 7: 00 p, m. HawardenCYF will present program. 8: 00 p, m. Evening service. Wednesdays 8: 00 p. m. Midweek prayer service and GMG. 8: 30 p. m. Choir practice. Fern Gallagher and Mrs. Marlin Hansen and Alan spent Friday afternoon with Mrs. David Johnson. Several from this community attended the funeral of Mrs. Ristasund, mother of Mrs. Henry Nelson, in Howard Friday. Mark Nelson was an overnight HOSPITAL RECEPTIONISTS Auxiliary members to serve as receptionists at the Hawarden Community hospital for the coming week are as follows: Sunday afternoon, Mrs. Laura Degen; evening, Mrs. Janet Wakeman. Monday afternoon, Mrs. Barbara Otis; evening, Mrs. Elizabeth Daale. Tuesday afternoon, Mrs. Sadie Roghair; evening, Mrs. Gloria McCarthy. Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Edith Larson; evening, Miss' Bernice Conway. Thursday afternoon, Mrs. Clara Heuer; evening, Mrs. Avis Lienhart. Friday afternoon, Mrs. Grace Gregg; evening, Mrs. Lucille Nelson. Saturday afternoon, Miss Pat Bockelman; evening, Mrs. Tillie Ross. guest of Loren Johnson that evening and Saturday dinner guests in the Larry Johnson hotne were the Rev, Henry Nelson family, In obsepvtrne of the eighth birthday of Joni Johnson the following were Saturday afternoon guests in the Howard Johnson home: Mrs. Rodney Schempp and Wendy, Mrs, Dennis Kjose and Julie, Mrs. Jerome Newberg and family, Mrs. Elwood Winquist and Brenda and- Mrs. Dick Merrick and Holly, Holly was also, an overnight guest Sunday dinner guests in the Johnson home for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Johnson and the Harlow Johnson family. Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jacobs visited in the Forrest Kennedy home. Mrs. William Hoyt and Saen returned home this week after caring for her mother in Bristol , Connecticut, the past two weeks. The Jim Rosemore family visited in the Harlow Johnson home Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Anderton attended an Aklee convention in Aberdeen Saturday. Guest speaker was Dr. Shaklee from California who continues to be active at the age of 95 years. Friday evening the Andertons visited in the Wallace Welch home in Aberdeen. - Monday evening Pastor Hoyt and Lloyd Johnson were supper guests in the Howard Johnson home. MOTHER'S CLUB MEETS MAY 5 The Mother's Club of the American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 2: 00 p. m. Tuesday, May 5, at the home of Mrs. Harold Busch with Mrs. Mike Dykstra as co- hostess. SCHOOL LUNCH Monday, May 4: Hamburger patties, potatoes and gravy, peaches, bread and butter, bar or cookie and milk. Tuesday, May 5: Chicken rice soup with crackers, Jello and bananas , cheese slices, whole wheat and white bread and butter, brownies and milk. • Wednesday, May 6: School; baked pizza, buttered corn, rosy, applesauce and milk. Thursday, May 7: Wieners, macaroni in tomato sauce, buttered green beans, bread and butter and peanut butter, chocolate dessert and milk. Friday, May 8: Fish sticks, baked potato and butter, fruit salad, bread and butter and peanut butter, chocolate chip bars and milk. r each Thur « l* y, Seo ond class POI ta^ e paid at H » warden, Iowa » Q29 t Official City and County paper, Boys and Girls ATTEND VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Sponsored Cooperatively by the ASSOCIATED CHURCH and the COMMUNITY REFORMED CHURCH ONE WEEK - JUNE 1 to 5 9 A. M. to 2: 30 P. M. Preschool thru third grade will meet at the Associated Church, 719 TentJ) St, ' Minimum age is children who will start Kindergarten this fall, Grades four to eight will meet at th- e Community Reformed Church, 17th Street at Central Ave, Seventh and eighth graders will have classes till noon, and go out to the " Mud Hut" for a Ceramics cl. ass in the afternoons, Grade level is determined fey the grade the child is in now in school, There will be daily offerings to cover expense of materials, ADVANCE REGISTRATION - SATURDAY, MAY 2 To enroll your shild( ren) call § 52- 1167 or IS2* 2 § 6S Saturday morning, May 2, between NINE and TH1LYI CARPS OF THANKS Many, many thanks to everyone who remembered me with Visits, Cards, letters, phone Calls, flowers and plants while 1 was a patient at St. Luke's hospital in Sioux City. A special thank you to Father Carel, The Knights of Columbus, Dr. Eneboe and my Cafe and Pub force. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. Sincerely, Tom Burke MAPES NURSING HOME I \ ^^^^^•.^^•^^••^^^^••^ ipsji CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our thanks and appreciation for all the memorials, pantry supplies and acts of kindness during the recent loss of our husband and father. Mrs. Fred Dirks Mr. & Mrs. Art Albright and » amily Mr. & Mrs. Darrel Dirks and family Mr. & Mrs. Ed Burleson and family Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Howard and family Mr. & Mrs. Albert Eilers and family Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Dirks and family Mr. and Mrs. Scott Busch and family Mr. and Mrs. Dale Schulz and family CARD OF THANKS A sincere thank you to everyone who helped in any way to make our anniversary a happy occasion. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Obbink CARD OF THANKS Our sincere thanks to friends, neighbors and relatives for the cards, memorial, flowers and pantry supplies we received and other acts of kindness shown us at the loss of our son and brother. Jack, Cleo and Vincent Jurgenson Mrs. J. S, Mahford of Duluth, Minnesota, called ott £• dith Bartlett, Mrs. James Hefner and Steffen Madsen of Newton visited the homo, Mrs. Sam Blair called on Vernls ShilHam, Judy and Ken Ver Brugge and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Heynen of Sioux Center visited the home the past Week. Mr. and Mrs. R. Onken and Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Twillman of Ireton called on Martha Leuschen and Edith Bartlett. Mrs. Walter Witt visited Martha Anderson and Eva Heuer. Mrs. Florence Mitchell and Mrs. Henrietta Vandenburg called on Martha Anderson and Susie Heald. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Meyer of Sioux City called. on Martha Anderson. The Young People's Society of the Christian Reformed church came Monday evening with singing. A group from the First Baptist church came Tuesday afternoon with a service and lunch was served by the ladies. Bethel Christian Reformed church of Sioux Center presented a service Thursday evening. Ella Treiber was admitted as a new resident. A memorial was presented to the home in memory of John Doherty. It will be used toward the purchase of a new bath • lift. BIRTHDAY CLUB HAS LUNCHEON Rut Kennedy entertained her birthday club Monday evening at a 7: 30 p. m. dessert luncheon. Following the luncheon, bridge was played. Lucille Muth was the honored guest. samsonite saturn luggage Now for the first time at tremendous savings! The most honest piece of luggage you can find. No frills, no nonsense, just luggage that's practically indestructible. Molded polypropylene body, same as a crash helmet. Frames of the same strong metal used in airplanes. Piano- type hinge that runs the full length of the case. Recessed locks and handle so • they won't be knocked off. Saturn — the most dependable luggage you can fly. Ladies' Colors: Omega Blue, Peach Blossom, Misty White and Emerald Green. Men's Colors; Dark Olive, Heather Grey and Vivid Black. now now ' $ •'" 9 £ 1 | 9 24 men's companion $ 91 M*\* 24 ladies' pullman Limited Time DE ZIIUW'S THE HUB  

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