Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 3
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January 30, 1957

Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 3

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OSKALOOSA w.j., j« n . 30, 1957 ri *· Oskaloos* CMu- THIS INTERIOR VIEW OP St. John's Lutheran church, located on the northeast corner of north A street and B avenue west, shows the new oak pews which were installed, the indirect lighting, installed in the chancel, and the re- (By KMK* L4W : The year of loos* Women's toward obtaining it* o*t The club's building tut* 935,000, tax n r « » l » » » straightened out. the «** authorized the officer* to wean* tar a home or a lot they eoiiM purchase and the club officer* h**e taken first steps toward making necessary arrangements with the O«- kaloosa city council for obtaining a home. For several year*, member* of the club have been wanting a home of their own. They now rent second floor room* in tb* Y.M.CA. building which are not large enough for the present membership of the club. Some members would prefer having a ground floor meeting place to climbing stairs to the second floor of the Y-M.CA. building. AT THE annual ipring luncheon in 1956, member* of the club authorized their president, the late Mrs. H. A. Johnson, and the club .building committee to begin a i search for a home for the club. JThis group visited aeveral buiW- ings and homes in Oakatoosa that were for sale but found nothing that suited their purpose*. The committee decided that the beat solution to the problem wa* to buy a lot and build their own home. . However, Oskaloosa'* new *on- i ing laws do not provide any *pot j in the city for the building of a 1 club house for a group *uch a* | the Women'* club. The club doe* Club Plans Building! ] Approximately $1.000 of this money is used each year for club projects. Some of these projects are the awarding of two music camp scholarships annually to Orisaloosa high school students; '· awarding two Girl Scout camp-i ships; and contributions to com! munity chest, Pan - American scholarship fund. T.B. fund, Heart fund, March of Dimes, Oskaloosa Chamber of Commerce, Red Cross and Mahaska County King's Daughters Dental clinic. Tax problems on the proposed Women's club home were straight- ; ened out during the past year. The club obtained a ruling "that the new structure would be tax-free j since the group is a non-profit or-'. ganizaUon. j which zones were painting job on the interior of the sanctuary. Spot lights were also mounted on the laminated ^^"residential or retaiL rafters above the pulpit to provide needed ad- Now the natter of where the ditional lighting. (Herald Photo) club ^ tuild its home a being considered by the city** *oning commission. It will make reccifl- mendations on the matter to the | city council. | A ONE-STORY ranch - ityle i house is the type of building the (club wants to erect. It would ! contain a kitchen, a large room J with a stage for the monthly meetings of the club and rooms for meetings of small groups. - No definite plans will be made ; for the building until a spot for jit has been found, Mr*. John I Wayne Douglass, chairman of the ' new home committee, ha* *aid. ! Other members of her committee j are Mrs. Will Bernstein and Mr*. Organize Two New | I Clubs In Fremont ! I (By Mrs. Millard Bianchard) ! ! FREMONT -Special) -- During i the past year two new clubs have [been organized in Fremont. } I The mothers uf the .school band | members forme-j a club in May j Which is known as the Music 1 Boosters club. ; Its officers are Mrs. Deane Dins- i more, president; Mrs. Paul Per- jkins, vice-president: and Mrs.; ! Ward Rhoads. secretary and treasurer. The club has held rummage.: sales, ice cream socials, a home; talent show, and various other' projects to raise funds for band: uniforms. \ Fremont Whirl-A-Ways is a newly - organized square dance club in Fremont, and much inter- \ est 5n it has been shown. The : first lessons were given by Mr. and Mrs. Keitn Parfet and Bob · Lynn. : Officers for the year have been Eddie Arganbright president; i Perl Strunk, vice-president and j treasurer; and Mrs. Charles Hults, I Jr., secretary. : The group meets on the second and fourth Saturday evenings of. each month. j DISPLAY CARD Of "ROLL-ITS" is held by Archie Koyt, left; as Harvey Zabillta stands at one of the machines ucsd in making the tube- squeezer which Hoyt ces;-ned. (Her*!d Photo J NEW OFFICERS FOR MAHASKA Credit Bureau are on the second floor of the Arcade building, where $10.000 was spent in remodel- ling in 1956. At left, Mrs. Joe Gasperi. office manager; standing, Mrs. Gladys VerPloeg, owner of the building, and general manager of the credi' bureau; and Mrs. Karl Walker, Clerk. (Herald Photo) |B. D. Elliott. Mrs. Johnson PELLA'S NEWEST subdivision of new homes, The two and three-bedroom homes found in this i also on the committee and all past begun during the past year, is the Madison ad- subdivision are built by the De Jong Construe- presidents of the club have been dition, located in the northeast part of the city, tion Co. (Photo by Ervin Roorda) conferring with the committee. ' THE *S5,000 now in the club's building fund came from royal- tion In June for their hospital acting as hostesses at Knoxvffie, work. In addition to acting as ; and for furnishing 113 pounds of I Ues recei ved ffom **** estate of DAV Concentrates . An DaI»I%ilifotiAn hostesses at Knoxville, they made carpet rags for the meiT to work j the l* te Frederic Knight LoS*"- UIl nClKlDIIIIailOn a record 80 dozen cookies for nar- i with at the Clinton hospital. Many i Logan was the composer of The W i H if i ties at the Iowa City veterans of the young members of the junior i Missouri Waltz" and "Pale Moon'. All VeieranS hospital. -DAY auxiliary helped tear these I When he preceded hi* natter.V« Emphasis on rehabilitation of **° MC7 they are continuing \ rags, and also made scrapbooks {gf^gSe 1 ^^. ^hfwillS Veterans is a continuing process! «* P°^y of going to KnoxvUle : to send to the mental hospitals. j ^**£**^X£ A S»e dut for the Oskaloosa chapter of the: duri *S the months with fifth Tues- ' The DAV women made a record i *?££ ra^^VaWoxmiately Disabled American Veterans, and · d^ 3 to sponsor dances and serve 80 dozen cookies for parties at: 17^* ^v^r f r o m t h e estate Its auxiliaries. And in 1956, as i coffee and cookies. They also fur- the Iowa City veterans hospital; j ** ,,,,* £!T «,. Bast s*veral in each year since it was orga-'· nished 133 pounds of carpet rags : and during the months with fifth ] annuali y lor "TM *"" . ~ nized, it has been stepped up. I for ^ e men to work with at the Tuesdays sponsor a dance, serv- j years ' ^ "Protecting the benefits veter-1 Clinton hospital. The year started ing coffee and cookies, for the ' membership, to veterans with dis- ; ans are entitled to, or are receiv- ] ^^ Mrs - Clair Carpenter as pres: patients at Knoxville. I abilities through being wounded, ! ing" is the DAV's chief object. I Went, and continued under the di- \ Under the command of Leroy i gassed or injured. There is no But working actively with vet- | re ction of Sirs. Lloyd Hansell. i w Bone, Oskaloosa's chapter ! charge for the help given by the erans in hospitals is one of its! The junior DAV auxiliary is started 1956 with the issuing of! chapter and its service officer, Lemore concrete activities. Last; P r °ud of its junior activities plaque a mon thly bulletin to its members. I roy Bone, who spends a major por- year many of the members of! issued for the first time this year A c Blunk was chairman of the '· tion of his time assisting veterans chapter 21 visited the KnoxvUle! b y **** state department. Under buUetin commission. In March o f ; in Mahaska county. veterans hospital regularly to hold j tte commandership of Judy Tarr 1 1956 RusseU Patterson was elec- j On Veterans' Day the local DAV : "smokers", where they gave away j ^e young people helped tear the : ^3 to ^ e commandershiD and his '. chapter cooperated with other vet- candy bars, cigars, cigarettes and I carpet rags and also made scrap- : sta ff an^ members again success; erans' organizations and the cham- handkerchiefs, and also played j bo ° ks to send to P atients - j fully operated a restaurant at the her of commerce in observance of bingo with the patients. ! THE LOCAL DAV auxiliary i Southern Iowa fair. ; the day, and State Commander The local DAV auxiliary won j won two trophies at the state con- | To all veterans the DAV offers Max Elliott was here for the oc- two trophies at the state conven- I vention in June for their work in' powers of attorney, through their'. casion. 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