Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on September 9, 1957 · Page 5
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

Carroll, Iowa
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Monday, September 9, 1957
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New Parsonage-'Couple. Dedicated to Life of Service-- i; , Mrs. Ivan C. Bys Finds Destiny in Church Work as Wife of Methodist Minisf0 Born and reared in the shadow | seminary in Boston, and backlthe army and after one semester l Her home is npaHv hut aimniw tn*.. — . * *'* Born and reared in the shadow of.a country church, Mrs. Ivan C. Bys has found her destiny in church work as the wife of a Methodist minister. Her story is like a novel of parsonage life from student pastorates in rural charges, through World War II while her husband •served overseas, to theological Fact 'AT Fancy By GLADYS HOLLAND seminary in Boston, and back the army and after one semester again to the Middle Wost. at Simpson was called to military In 1953, the Bys family came to service and sent to Manhattan BUTTERING UP ... . may not be a good policy in human relations but it's mighty good when Carroll County when Rev. Bys was assigned to the Lanesboro Community Methodist Church and in June of this year to Carroll when he became minister of the Carroll church. Within a few weeks, the Carroll Methodist congregation will move into their new $200,000 building at 17th and Adams Streets with its stained glass windows, public address system and separate rooms for each class in Sunday School I which will be a far cry from the | first Bys pastorate at Mineral : Ridge and Mackey. In a sense, the new church'will be the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. Dedicated Couple Rev. and Mrs. Bys are a dedicated young couple who seem to have found no hardship in their long and arduous preparation for the ministry. Both were brought up on farms near Cedar Rapids but have been interested since applied to food. Generous dabs of! early youth in religion as a ca- butter — or margarine — make reer. Mrs. Bys' grandfather, a almost anything taste better. * * * CREAM BUTTER with grated orange rind and a little confectioner's sugar. Serve over hot.-.. . „u„..-o dessert pancakes — the kind that family farm to this day. Her earl are paper thin . . . Sweet nut, but- iest church recollections are of ters are sometimes available in the Evangelical faith but some- food stores. They make delicious \ time later in life she joined the Civil War veteran whose farm at Palo was a grant from the federal government, gave land. for a small Evangelical United Brethren Church which stands on the fillings for layer cakes, * * * BUTTER CURLERS .... are sold in many department stores. To use them, draw lightly across a quarter-pound print of butter; then chill the curls before serving. * * * Methodist denomination and met her husband while attending a church institute at Clear Lake. After graduating from high school. Mrs. Bys attended the Cedar Rapids Business College and worked for awhile in an insurance I office at Cedar Rapids. Continuing Her home is neatly but simply fur nished. "There will be no what - not shelves until the children a re grown," she declared. The same applies to her recipes. She believes in serving simple foods. The family income is budgeted in. a business-like manner and strict records are kept in an account book, systematically indexed with marginal tabs. Provision is made in the budget for gifts, health protection, school, clothing, food and other household expenses. Seasonal expenditures are spread through the year in the manner of a Christmas club. Practice Tithing The family practices tithing — giving one-tenth of their income College, a Jesuit school in New York City, to be trained as an army engineer. Although not a chaplain, he was asked to conduct services for Protestant soldiers at a Methodist Home for the Aged in nearby Spuyten Duyvil, an assignment which resulted in reunion with his family for the next few^ months. Neil Bys, oldest spn of the family, had been born by that time. Rev. Bys learned that help, was needed in the Spuyten Duyvil home and arranged for Mrs. Bys to take the job so that she and Neil could Join him in New York. This arrangement lasted only about pine months, however, when > «>-•—o —- —— ..«w the army announced a change of j lo lhe , church. Rev. Bys also has policy and Rev. Bys was trans-! established a policy of not accept- ferred to Hattiesburg, Miss. His: in « wedding or funeral fees for wife and son followed him there i himself. If such fees are paid they but in a few months he was sent! are allocated to the church. Since overseas and his family returned comi "8 10 Carroll, Rev Bys has t0 j owa j purchased a walnut desk and swivel chair for the minister's Opposed to war as a matter of stut | y , n tr , e new building. This, he principle, Rev. Bys did not refuse saySt ls lne j r first contribution, to bear arms for his country but • h Ry { „ Uk u j Carr0 „ asked for non-combative service rf th / hl , d .. love their if possible, and was given a job | h j., A { d Dean as cook. He served in the 69th In- . years old. received her fantry Division which met he f classmate's Russians in Germany. His outfit '. ... . M ., _„ „ ... was one of the first to be shipped j b'^ay pa ?\ Nr f' "Li ' w back home from Europe after f nd J°* er \V ar * ™* * V-E Dav I fnen(ls rapidly. Neil is a fresh- y * man in high school and the other Re-enrolling at Simpson College children are in elementary after the war, Rev, Bys resumed ; grades. his studies for the ministry and, Rev and Mrs Bys have pitch . was assigned to a student pastor- ed ,„ with other members of the ate at Norwalk, Linn Grove and; Methodist congregation to help Spring Hill, preaching two ser-; aint and finish tne new church, mons each Sunday morning and a During tne week of Augusl 19< third each Sunday night while, Rev B served as director and keeping up. his studies at school. • Mrs B as counse i„ r of a Boone He received his bachelor degree • Dislrict Methodist camp for nin th ,|" WW- Evan Bys, second son of * praders al Springbrook Park, or 11942 shortly after he had enrolled he j 8 ™ 1 ^ wasborn w h »e they r Guthrie Center. Rev. Bys lived in Norwalk but Mrs. Bys : . still found time to help her hus- i . . . r% _i band with his pastoral duties and; Martin UODlerS Times Herald, Carroll, lows Monday, Sept. 9, 1957 has been asked to direct the camp again next year. Mrs. Bys has just concluded a year as president Of the Boone District Ministers' Wives Association. The parsonage at 621 North Court Street is an old two-story frame house which is not as easy to care^for as a new modern home, but Mrs. Bys keeps it looking spick and span. She finds it a convenient home for her family 6f growing youngsters with space enough for everyone. Mrs. Bys does a great deal of cooking to feed her family of four children. She bakes her own bread using a recipe she herself has adapted. Most of her favorite dishes are from family recipes. Listed ! below are her bread recipe and ' other specialties. Cherry Punch 1 cup sugar 1 qt. boiling water 1 qt. canned cherries 1 qt. charged water 1 cup orange juice x k cup lemon juice 2 bananas, sliced (optional) Dissolve the sugar in the boiling water and cool. Combine with the cherries and fruit juices; chill. Just before serving add the bananas and charged water. DRY BREAD .... need not be- '• her church activities along with come a leftover problem. Crumb i her work, she came to realize the, bread coarsely and mix with I that she was much more interest- melted butter or margarine. Then ! ed in church than in business. She brown lightly in a skillet. Good! and Rev. Bys were married in over cauliflower, asparagus, ' . broccoli. in Coe College, Cedar Rapids, to * * * begin his collegiate career, As a LEFTOVER DOUGH .... when ! sophomore, he transferred to making pastry for pie? Here's a J Simpson College, a Methodist good use for it. Fill dates with nut- 1 school at Indianola, and was as- Frosted Drop Cookies % cup butter 1 egg 1 cup powdered sugar 2 cups sifted bread flour V* qup milk 1 tsp. baking powder Vi tsp. vanilla. Sift together flour and baking 'GOD'S ACRE CHURCH' . . . Mrs. Ivan C. Bys, wife of the new minister of the Carroll Methodist ChUrch, displays a painting by Bess Pralher of the Linn .Grove Methodist Church at Prole which was served by Rev. Bys In his student small bowl and add the yeast to! 1 tsp. vanilla dissolve. Dissolve powdered milk; i cup sugar in the rest of the water and add t Put aU ingred j Pnts | n sugar, salt and lard. Stir in the: . _ . , . yeast and add flour a cup at. a; and m,x - Do " ot beat days. Each year the artist paints a picture of the church as a eontrlbutlon to the annual 'God's Acre' sale. The above painting was a gift to ths Bys family. (Staff Photo) a bowl Mixture Short Cake 2 cups flour Vs tsp. salt meats and wrap in pastry dough. 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He was assigned to the Methodist Church at Saxonville, Mass., commuting about 20 miles to classes Mrs. (Tlmm H«mld yAvn Servler) WESTSIDE -Mr. and Martin Dobler ,nf Albuquerque, N. M., arrived Sunday at the home of Mrs. Alice Fleming for a visit. Diann Carol Frank, 4'^-month- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs . ... ... -•;JOT™ oiiu mi,, uuui a «.u t / at. a - 4 tsp. baking powder E r V, „ J!" f„ ( m ' lk> time until dough falls easily frpm ; should still be lumpy. Place in! Sift together four times. Rub 1 B Cream butter and sugar together \ spoon and is only sljghtl slicky . • greased cup cake tins and bake at ! v< cup butter Add 1 e» sliahtli Pour out on thickly floured bread; 375 degrees 15-20 minutes. 1 ' P 6gg SUgMly 1 1 T_« _i_ 1 r mm * i I at. high speed for two minutes; add unbeaten yolk and TTeat 1 \ boVrd.'' I^t"stand'lor"5* minute! minute longer. Beat egg white U* | Knead for about 2 minutes and i minutes at high speed. Add flour |turn inlo greasef i pan . Cover with mixture and milk alternately to lrJamp cloth and lel sland where ; the creamed mixture. Wftrk iabout 80 de g rees un til doubled ini quickly. Fold in the egg white. | bulk Punch down Let almos( i Drop from a teaspoon on a greas- 1 d w ,„ bulk a ,„ and remove : IV, cu ed cookie sheet. Bake 15 minutes , t bread board . 6K nead four or > ,lesauce Applesauce Cake 1 TL cup shortening 2 cups sugar 1 large egg 1 Vi cup thick, unsweetened ap- at 375 degrees. Frost while warm.; five timeg and cu( in(o thjrds ,, j 0S j R Place in greased bread pans tin- 14 cup powdered sugar m mm pre . heats t0 42 5 degrees. ^ tsp. vanuia Rake gt thig hefl( for ln minutes . DIO „!' ,iif„ w i a, . „ lower heat to 350 degrees for 20 Place all in a bowl and beat 2 i„„„„ r T „™ „„i „„ ,.„„i minutes at high speed. i minutes longer - Tu,n 0,,t - on If,ck at the university. The family lived Harr X D - Frank ' , v,slted f r 0 m in Saxonville for the next six Friday until Tuesday evening in years. Rev. Bys was ordained as t» e home of hert aunt and "" cIe a deacon and an elder while in : Mr - and Mrs ' , Leste ^ L - f e } ters the East, ending with a year as a and sons °J Harlan. Mr. and Mrs. full-time pastor after his gradua- Frank and JMr - and „ Mrs - E / Dl tion from the theology school. ; Lenz visited in the Peters home Roger and Deanna were born while they lived in Saxonville and a foster daughter whom they call "Bobi" — now Mrs. Thomas Woodin of Pilot Mound, la. — was taken into the family. Her husband is a young ministerial student from Saxonville who, by coincidence, is serving the former Bys church at Mineral Ridge along with his student charge at Tuesday evening and.brought Diann home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Jensen and their guests, Mr. and Mrs. David Kerwin, Rhonda and Jerry of Bakersfield were dinner guests Tuesday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Bauer and Betty and Fred Lehmberg of Car- toll. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Mack and White Bread 4 cups warm water 2 pkgs. dry yeast V« cup melted lard Flour l*eup powdered milk . v« cup sugar 2 ths. salt Put 1 cup warm water into and cover with cloth until cooled. \ 2 >-2 cups flour Va tsp. salt 4 tsp. each cinnamon, cloves, allspice 1 cup raisins 4 cup chopped walnuts (option- all Chocolate Cup Cakes 1 egg Vi cup lard 4 cup sour milk 1 tsp. soda 4 cup hot water 4 cup cocoa 14 cup flour beaten and % cup milk. Roll or pat 4 -inch thick to put as cover on meat or vegetable pies. For a fruit shortcake add 2 tbs. sugar and pat in a 9" pie tin. Dumplings 2 cups flour 4 tsp. baking powder 4 tsp. salt Salt together. Cut In 1 tbs. butter. Beat an egg in a cup and finish filling the cup with milk. Stir in. Have boiling in heavy kettle 2 tsp. soda I beef, chicken or beans with plen- 4 cup boiling water I ty of broth to keep boiling gently Cream shortening and sugar, for 20 minutes. Put heaping tea- beat in egg, add applesauce. Dis- spoons of batter gently.into boil- solve soda in hot water and add ing broth. (Dip spoon into broth remaining ingredients to creamed to keep from sticking). Set lid mixture. Mix, but do not beat. I ajar to keep boiling for 20 min- Pour into greased 8 x 11 x 2-inch ules. Do not disturb kettle or lid baking pan and hake at, 375 de-; and the dumplings never fail to be grees about 30 minutes. light and fluffy. Pilot Mound. "Bobi" has two' children, Cheryl, Dennis, David small boys of her own who refer {^ n d Patricia of Des Moines were to Rev. and Mrs. Bys as "grand- overnight guests Sunday in the father" and "grandmother." home of Mr. and Mrs. John Sten- Worked in Shop Center der and family. While in Saxonville. Mrs. Bys j Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Gottsch, was employed for over a year in i Debra and Gregory of Des a new shopping center of the Jor- j Moines spent the weekend in the dan Marsh Company at Framing ham, Mass. In spite of her business obligations and sizable family, she found time for work the women's society of- her church j servance of Mr. Wiebers which at that time operated a ca-1 day were Mr. and Mrs. —.„ tering service for lodges as a : Wiebers, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wie means of revenue. Many times j bers, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon An she helped prepare meals and | thony and Ina Rae, Mr. and Mrs Gilmore Gottsch home. ' Gregory remained for a visit. Friday evening visitors in the home of August Wiebers. in ob- birth- Leroy wash dishes for lodge meetings. During the Saxonville period she John Petersen of Westside and Mrs. Dora Hoogestraat of Area became interested in volunteer so-! dia cial service among needy indus-' Sunday guests in the home of trial families, an interest which j Mr. and Mrs. David Freese were has continued to this day. At the i Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sharp, Bonijo present time she is serving ' as; and Rae Richard, Margaret guardian for an Iowa family un- Stock, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thu- der the state program of Aid for j len and Cynthia of Storm Lake. Dependent Children. JThe guests brought a prepared Rev. and Mrs. Bys both agree' dinner which was served at noon, that they derived great benefit: They spent the afternoon and eve- from their years in the East, j ning with Mr. and Mrs. Freese They believe that all young people \ Sunday evening visitor in the born in the* East should go west | home of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon for awhile, if possible, and that all j Jensen were Mr, and Mrs. Elroy westerners should spend some Haltner of Milwaukee, Wis., and time in the East. I Mr. and Mrs. Frank Koepke of /'It's an education in itself," Arcadia. said Mrs. Bys. ' Mr. and Mrs. George Luetje, Two housekeeping policies have I Mr. and Mrs. Carl Segebart, Mr. enabled Mrs. Bys to keep her; and Mrs. Johannes Herrman and family well fed and cared for dur ing the lean days of her husband's student career She believes in keeping things simple Mr. and Mrs. Herman Vetter at tended the Birthday Club picnic Sunday at Manning and also attended the Skat tournament. ' |*L MAKE YOUR FOOD ' Mm DOLLARS COUNT! HOMEMADE SLICED RING CANADIAN BOLOGNA BACON ; ' ib/ 49c • Lb. 65c Kroft- Cheeze Whiz Sex. Jar 29c FLUFFO LIBBY'S Tomato Juice CM 85C 2 c a °n» 25c Complott Lint of Conning Supplies! PfclCIS EFFECTIVE MONDAY .TUESDAY . WEDNESDAY Come in and "ACTION TEST" a new Golden Anniversary INTERNATIONAL IT ^ ll !i__V , _? ^ d »" ^'""n- lh» of INTERNATIONAL -hkW. rangfe* horn Vk+m Pickup Troda rh rough 33,000 IU, GVW SJx-WWW. OW INTERNATIONALS, lo WjOOO tx. GVW, Nwmi omt »«, oaapitH frw* __. 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