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THURSDAY, MARCH 28, •THE HAWAttPBN tKPEPENDENT 5TON AND t Items Gathered Expressly For The Independent team, her encouragement early years with meager New School Board, Organized fonday evening the old board of ition held their final meeting to Ssh up all the old business. All nbers with the exception of H. H. fcks were present, he being out of i. Outside a few routine items and allowance of some bills the old bard was well cleared. After the transactions the two newly lected members of the board, Mrs. label Richardson and B. T. Bay, took be oath of office administered by president Bendixen. The final adjourn- nent was made. With this final act memories. ro members, C. C. Cooper, who has Urved three years, and H, H. Braaks, ?ho has served nine years, severed ^ their connection with the board. The work they did or helped to do stands as a credit to the district as well as to the men as they gave much of their > valuable time and thought with no remuneration except to know that they did their duty as they saw it. Both men have been intensely interested in • the school and Ireton has been their * home practically all their lives. The new board convened soon after t the adjournment of the old. Dr. Ben- other relatives, dixen was named temporary chairman.-After the temporary organization was made ballots were cast for the permanent presidency and Dr. man Degen. Bendixen was again honored. B. T. Bay was elected vice chairman. Discussions were held onjurgent school matters. The election of a superintendent was taken up next and H. P. Main was re-elected by a unanimous vote with an increase of salary. Cornelius Landhuis also received all the votes for re-election as principal with a small salary increase. Other teachers elected and receiving every vote of the board were Ellen Anderson, home economics; Clarice Anderson, commercial; Barbara Melson, English; Harriet Miller, 7th and 8th grades; Carol Knipe, 5th and 6th grades; Laura Peterson, 3rd and 4th grades', Helen Cole, 1st and 2nd grades. Miss Cole made it known to the board that she would not accept as she does not intend to remain in Ireton another year. There are several adjustments to be made in the salaries of the grade as well as some high school teachers, which will be done at the regular meeting of the board the first Monday in April. Accoring to the above actions there remains to be elected a music instructor,1st and 2nd grade teacher end the position of coach is left open until Mr. Hammans make his position clear. It was a meeting of complete harmony. It was a new experience to have a woman member present as this was the first time in the history of the board. Death of Mrs. Van BasWrk In the passing of Mrs. Frank V&n Bnskirk Sr. in Sioux City last Friday evening the writer lost a friend of years' standing. In the year 1901, when rural delivery service was started from Ireton and the writer was one of the starting carriers, the Van Bns- kirk family was one of the prominent families on his route. Mrs. Van Buskirk's outstanding friendliness and good will, her standing invitation to the carrier for meals and, feed for in those pay, her genial and well meant attitudes are some of the things that can't be forgotten after serving her as carrier for 32 years and even the years in retirement have only added to the cherished Attended Funeral at Mankato II. H. Braaks, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gronemeyer, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gabel, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Popken, Mr. and Mrs. A. Borchers and son and Mrs. Henry Weyen, all from this vicinity, went to Mankato, Minn., Saturday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Alvin Marienau, who passed away suddenly in a sanitarium at Walker, Minn., after an illness of several months. She is survived by her hus- •band and one son and a number of H. H. Braaks went to St. Paul from ;Mankato and visited until Monday evening with his daughter, Mrs. Her- MILLS COLLEGE PAYS TRIBUTE TO EVE CURIE Mills College, Oakland, Calif.—Eve Curie, author daughter of the famed scientist, Mme. Marie Curie, was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by Mills College. Placing the golden academic hood over her shoulders is Dr. Aurelia Henry Reinhardt, president of the college. METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Rev. I. C. McNulty, A. B.; B. D., Pastor Raymond Siders i» on the sick list. Ed-w. C. Karr was a Sioux City caller Tuesday. Mrs. Rich. Hsrwynen has recovered from a siege of illness. Mrs. Earl Walker and daughter Jean were Sioux City visitors Tuesday. Phyllis Smith, a student at Ames, is spending a few days with her parents.- Mrs. F. F. Null of Hawarden was calling on Mrs. A. L. Craik last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Wixson of Sioux City visited with Mrs. Alice Lawton Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Poll and daughters were Sioux City visitors Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Shoemaker spent several days the past week visiting in Cedar Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Swanson of Centerville visited at the Robert Melton home Sunday. Mrs. S. M. Brodie of LeMars visited with relatives and friends in Ireton last Thursday. Alfred Wissink of Rock Rapids spent several days in Hawarden visiting with his brother. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Woolriclpe of Rock Valley were Ireton visitors Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Green are moving SEVEN PUBLIC SALE! In accordance with an order of court in the estate <vf FYter_ J. De Zeeuw, deceased, the undersigned ndmimstrntor vrilj offer the following described property at Public Sale on the premiss known as the John De Zeeuw farm. Si miles we*t of North Sioux Center, and 8 miles south and 2i miles east of Rock Valley, commencing at 12:30 o'clock on Saturday, Mar. 25th 2 Horses 10 Cattle 17 Brood Sows, very good, vaccinated 275 Pullets Model A Ford 8 Tons Alfalfa Hay Some Baled Hav 900 Bushels Corn in Crib. 300 Bushels Shelled Corn in Bin 600 Bushels Gopher Oats Brooder House Full Line Farm Machinery, including Farmall Tractor, complete, good as new, mounted on rubber Radio Maytag Washer. Also a full line of Household Goods, property of Anna De Zeeuw, is being sold pursuant to order of court. John A. De Zeeuw, Administrator TePaske & TePaskc, Attorneys for Administrator H. J. Ramaker, Auctioneer First National Bank. Clerk Sub-District Group at Rock Valley The Sheldon sub-district group met in Rock Valley last Monday with Rev, and Mrs. J. A. Kettle, Rev. and Mrs. C. W. Tompkins, and Rev. and Mrs Ralph Baker as hosts. Mrs. Baker was not able to be present. Besides the hoats there were present Dr. and Mrs. A. L. Semans, Rev. and Mrs. Roy Cox of Spirit Lake, Rev. and Mrs. J. L. Ralston, Rev. E. Stanworth, Rev. and Mrs. W. L. Breaw, Rev. and Mrs. L. D. Ravinghurst, Rev. R. F. Chapler, Rev. and Mrs. I. C. McNulty. This was the last meeting for this conference year. Epworth League 7:00. Lloyd Vande Water, president. Intermediate League 7:00. Mrs. I. C. McNulty, mentor. Church school 10:00 a. m. 3. A. Lindenman, superintendent. Morning worship 11:00 a. m. Subject: "More Fruit." On April 2nd Dr. A. L. Semans will be here and preach for us and hold our first quarterly conference. We were glad to notice a fine increase in the church school and public worship last Sunday. We rope that our sick people will be so fully recovered that all may be present next Sunday. Did you know that the Sins of Omission will keep you out of heaven just as effectively as the Sins of Commission? Read Matt. 25: 4D, 46. into the house vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Green. SIOUX CO. SCHOOL NOTES By Chas. II. Tye, County Supt. New library books have recently been added to the following schools: j i i/t*:ji e»v*M^<'.* \t\j v»«w *•_»*•" ••••-pi • Hilmer Younggren, Moses Katz and | D . gt> Nfl< ^ , Cent0 r township, Grace Flu Still Holding Sway The flu in Ireton and locality is holding sway and many families have one or two members slowly recovering from its attacks or still fighting the dread customer. Although not as severe as in some years, yet it seems to sap the strength and vitality and leaves the convalescents in a very weakened condition. So far there have been no fatalties to be noted. A continued change in weather will undoubtedly bring an end to this unwelcome visitor. ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH H. W. Berner, Pastor Divine services at 10:30 a. m. Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Junior and Adult Bible classes at 9:30 a. m. The Lutheran Hour at 3:30 p. m. over KFAB. The Walther League meets Friday evening at 7:45 p. m. The sixth mid-week Lenten service will be held March 29th at 7:45 p. m. George Carter were taking in sights in Sioux City Tuesday. Mrs. H. M. Bailey of Barney, N. D., who had visited here with relatives, left Tuesday for her home. Mr. and Mrs. M. 0. Simons left today for Alton, 111., to visit with their daughter Lois for a few days. Robert Bergsma, a member of the CCC camp at Bancroft, Iowa, was home visiting with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Day and family were up from LeMars Sunday and visited his mother, who is quite ill. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Drestler and Jimmy of Sibley visited Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs, Earl Walker. John Ekdom had the misfortune "to slip and fall in front of his place of business and suffered a sprained ankle. Mrs. W. F. Brown went to Rock Valley last Thursday to spend the week end with her mother, Mrs. E. C. Suter. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Houlton and daughter Marjorie visited with relatives over the week end at Missouri Valley. Rich. Hcrwynen, William Miller, J. A. and Gilbert Lindenman and Miss Elna Shook were Hawarden callers Sneller, teacher; Dist. No. 6, Center township, Josephine Doornink, teacher; Dist. No. 2, Logan township, Lorraine Jans, teacher. Spring Officially Arrives Getting Ready for Spring Work Farmers are making the best of the fine weather and machinery is getting a going-over and a few of the daring ones are already in the field. Temperatures Tuesday were at summer heat, 81, with only one place on the weather map higher. Omaha had 82. Buds are swelling and vegetation is showing above ground. Mrs. E. R. Day on Sick List Mrs. E. R. Day, who is 87 years of age, has been on the sick list, and her many relatives and friends were worried about her condition. We are glad to state that she is much improved at this writing. Mrs. Henry King of Sioux City has been helping care for her mother. Tuesday spring arrived officially but real spring days came even earlier. Sunday and Monday were ideal spring days and everyone seemed to breathe in the wonderful clear air and enjoy the sunshine as well as the song of the birls. Meadowlarks and robins were seen everywhere and ducks and geese in great numbers went north, indicating that the corner has turned. Making Repairs to New Home Lorenz Vander Hamm has had a group of men busy putting on a new roof and other repairs on the-A. C. Collins property, which Mr. Vander "Jesus and the Centurion" is the sermon theme. You are welcome. The semi-annual voters' meeting will be held April 2nd at 2 p. m. The world trembles at the prospect of tramping soldiers, thundering canons, and clashing steel—all because men will not pause to "Behold the Lamb of God" Who shed His blood to establish that peace "which passeth all understanding." Hamm has purchased. Papering, paint-1 Saturd at 8;00 p- m> in tne sc hool ing and a general going over will make this a fine home for the family. They expect to move into it about ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH H. W. Krieger, Pastor Divine services Sunday in the English at 10:00 a. m. •Sunday school and Bible class at 11:00 a. m. Lenten services every Wednesday at 7:45 p. m. in the English. Choir rehearsal Friday at 8:00 p. m. Vestry and finance board will meet house. Come and bring the whole family. Easter time. Bonnie Kluter in Hospital Reelatives here have received word that Bonnie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ned Kluter of Wentworth, >S. D., is a patient in a hospital at Madison, S. D., where she underwent an operation for appendicitis last Wednesday. Steers Sold at $9.25 Emery Vlotho was among those with yearling steers on the Sioux City market, 22 head averaging 1,000 pounds and were good nough to bring $9.25 per hundred. C. C. Wills had 27 head of butcher hogs on_,the Sioux City market, averaging 245 pounds which brought $7.15 per hundred. Tuesday. Miss Lorraine Vlotho, who teaches at Edna, Iowa, spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Vlotho Jr. Miss Carol Day, who attends N.B.T. school in Sioux City, is spending this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Day. I. N. Coin and Misses Lena and Henrietta Brans visited with Mrs. Coin at the Lutheran hospital in Sioux City Monday. Mrs. John Verbrugge and baby of Sioux Falls, who had visited with her •parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Sinkey, returned home last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Danold Ferguson and children are moving into the tenant house en the Fred Kluter farm. Mr. Ferguson is working for Mr. Kluter. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Vlotho, Miss Bernice Dittmer and Harold Twillman went to Sioux City Saturday and vis- Quite a delegation of fans from Sioux county attended the state basketball tournament in DCS Moines last week to see Newkirk play in the state tournament. Although Newkirk was defeated by Mason City by one basket, the Newkirk team was one of the most popular teams that took part in the tournament. We believe that Newkirk was a better team than Mason City and had it not been that they were recovering from the flu, it is our opinion that, they would have easily won their first game. After Newkirk lost out in the tournament they went to the state house where Senator Hocven and Representative Van Oostcrhout introduced them to Governor George Wilson, presented them to the House of Representatives and the Senate, and showed them about the state capitol. We are sure this trip was of great value to the Newkirk community and will be long remembered by not only the boys from Newkirk but by the rest of the* state. Supt. Ver Huel and the Newkirk community deserve praise for the splendid showing they made in Des Moines, both on the court and in the city. Eason presiding. The meeting was opened with community singing. After the business meeting a playlet was given by the young people of the district. Donald Wilde sang several selections. Miss Myrene Detloff spoke on "Good Literature for Boys and Girls," which was followed by informal discussion of the topic. A light lunch was served by the women of the district. The committee in charge of the meeting consisted of Mrs. Frank Schlesser, Miss Elizabeth Schlesser and Mr. Joe Plendl. The old school house in Dist. No. 2, East Orange township, will be sold at public auction on Monday, April 3. It is located two miles west of Granville. This office acknowledges receipt of the first copy of the Orange City Oracle, a very attractive and newsy school paper put out by the Orange City high school. Interesting items of the many and varied activities convince us of the busy life led by teachers and pupils. The 16-page paper is proof of this. We noticed with interest that Mr. Lawrence Van Wyk of Orange City, a former pupil in the high school and now a student at St. Olaf's, is doing his practice teaching in school music in the Orange City school. The glee club broadcast, carnival, athletic activities and many others inform parents very specifically what the school offers to their children. Thanks for tho paper. '- A splendid program was given in Dist. No. 8, Welcome township Monday night. Miss Dorothy Boeyink is the teacher. At the school election in Maurice last Monday the people voted to install a system of free text books. Free text books seem to be popular all over Sioux county. The Northeast Teachers club held a spelling contest on Monday evening. The winners were as follows: Lower grades—1st, Marie Boerhave, Dist. No. 7, Grant; 2nd, Darlene Kimmol, Dist. No. G, Grant; 3rd, Dorothy Vander Weide, Dist. No. 2, Capel. Upper grades—1st, Nelva Rensink, Dist. No. 4, Lynn; 2nd, Janice Kroese, Dist. No. 7, Grant; 3rd, Ruth Kleinhesselink, Dist. No. 6, Capel. Charles H. Tye was official pronouncer. Medals were awarded the three winners in each group. Fishermen's Luck (?) Spring is here and several of Ireton's fishermen tried their luck with the finny tribe Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. - Francis The School Masters club met Wednesday afternoon to transact important routine business and were entertained with their wives at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Tye at a 6:30 dinner. Mr. and Mrs, Albert Satterlee were Sioux City visitors last Friday. Ireton Girl Weds Betty, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Collins, and Leslie^ Hout of Hawarden motored to Elk Point March 16th and were quietly married. Betty was born and raised in Ireton where she has many friends. They will live at Hawarden. Made Good Showing in Contest H. W. Pereboom of LeMars, formerly of Ireton, who was in the school election contest at LeMars, made a creditable showing even though not elected, receiving 556 votes, while the winners received 698 and 693 votes. Will Travel With Circus Again Frank Davis of LeMars, a brother of Mrs. Alvin White of Ireton, is going into the show business again this year, having signed a contract with Lewis Bros, three-ring circus, with headquarters at Jackson, Minn. Topped Sioux City Hog Market Leo Bttchelder of Ireton was on the Sioux City niarket Monday with well finished teteher hogs, 39 head of wW«h ftY«r»ge4 ?46 pounds and the DETROIT EDUCATOR HONORED Miss Josephine Brownson, Detroit educator, was awarded the 1939 Laetare Medal by the University of Notre Dame. The naming of Miss Brownson *>y the Laetare Committee marks the first time since the inauguration of the medal award in 1888 that a4«cendant of J» .former medalist, has received this hooor, Miss Brownsoii'f father, the late ,. .„..,...„.... Henry Brownson, was the medalist top price, $7,10 per hundred was re- ited with O'Meara. Wm. Van 'Skike, who has been a patient in the Sacred Heart hospital in LeMars, is again at the home of his mother, Mrs. Edith Van Skike, southeast of Ireton. Mrs. A. L. Craik, Mrs. Harry Sewick and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Parrott and Erlene went to Hawarden Monday evening where they attended an Eastern Star meeting. Mrs. H. M. Bailey of Barney, N. D., Mrs. Ray Woolridge of Rock Valley and Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Houlton and daughter lone were Saturday dinner guests in the Wyram Knowlton home. Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Houlton and daughters, Mary and Myrna, of Hawarden, and Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Landhuis and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Woolridge of Rock Valley were dinner guests at the G. L. Houlton home -Sunday. Mrs. W. L. Twillman and Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Brown went to Rock Valley Sunday to visit with the latter's mother. Mrs. Brown remained for a longer stay to help care for her brother and wife, who are ill with the flu. Attended Auctioneering School Bill Hartman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hartman, who resides south of Hawarden, returned recently from Austin, Minn., where he had been studying auctioneering and was graduated from the Ruisch American School of Auctioneering. This column wishes to extend congratulations to Mr. W. C. Kimmel of Grant, township who celebrated his 85th birthday Tuesday of this week. He has always been the friend of education and good government. We hope he will be able to celebrate many more birthdays. Attended Regional Conference Miss Lois Johnson of Hawarden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W, H. Johnson, was a delegate from Union College, Lincoln, Neb., to the annual regional conference of the Mississippi Valley International Relations clubs at the University of Omaha last Friday and Saturday. Delegates attending the conference camevfrom universities and colleges in seven mid-western states and part of Canada. County Supt. Tye attended board meetings Monday in West Branch, Garfield and Center townships. The Sherman township P. T. A. met Monday evening, March li>. in the school in Dist. No. 8, with Mrs. Oscar Death of Pioneer Banker P. N. Vos, pioneer Maurice banker, passed away Sunday at the home of his daughter at Gooding, Idaho, according to word received by Sioux county relatives. His death was due to a heart attack. Mr. Vos was in the banking business at Maurice for 43 years but retired about a year ago and went to Idaho last fall. He was 73 years of age. EASTER IS COMING With Easter coming early this year, on April 9, preparations are already underway. This youngster is showing the latest fashion in decorating eggs for Easter. She has a whole "of- bunnJes, *. jjucks, chicks, to ceived. woolly lambs and/pert pp'si for transfer to the eggs- Card of Thanks With deepest gratitude we extend this word of thanks for the many kind acts of sympathy, expressed by thoughtful friends, during the illness and at the death of our beloved mother. These kindnesses have meant much to.ius.... The Van Buskirk Family. HITLER AND AIDS STUDY MAP OF CENTRAL EUROPE Prague, Czechia—Radiophoto.—The first picture to arrive in the United States of Chancellor Adolph Hitler in Prague, showing Der Fuhrer, (right), in the Hradcany Castle, poring over a map of Central Europe with his military aides, shortly after his German troops had fully occupied the Bohemia and Moravia sections. Left to right: General Von Brauchitsch; General Wilhelm Keitel; unidentified; General Johann Blascowitz; Herr Hitler.