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October 1, 1969

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ffitnber ..? I Vf ARS AGO j Items Prom the Files *FNtrillt Hereto of g October 3. 1919 | gadwen Williams has [tied here as pastor of jjst Church for another I JO degrees in the shade f. October 2 and still no flight this fall. Even jj can't beat that. jjjjUO to buy a pound of jnd a dozen eggs this liter jumping to 70 cents i to 50 cents since last i| Eldo Dael and Vernl prived home this week irsbie discharge papers finny in their pockets. rViJIman, 33, a pros- perous tamer living northwest of town, passed away Sunday morning following a three days illness. Eleven ladies of the local Royal Neighbors lodge went to Monona on Wednesday to attend a district meeting and were royally enter tained. The good roads meeting at the Postville Theatre drew a packed house Friday. W. S. Hart and Judge H. E, Taylor of Waukon were the principle speakers. Lloyd Putnam had charge of the Roggensack harness shop during the proprietor's absence and liked it so well he has ac cepted a permanent job there starting December 1. The food situation is so desperate in Kngland that the F. W. Eaton family will tarry only briefly in that country, having already secured tickets for their homeward sailing. .The Misses Irene Meier and Luella Casten arrived home Saturday from their trip to eastern cities. While in New York they witnessed the reception given Metrical Wiring Farm Commercial m Residential JOB'S SUPPLY COMPANY POSTVILLE — IOWA 864-3418 Home Phono 864-3562 Gen. John J. Pershing on his return from the war front in Europe. The beautiful tract of land belonging to the estate of the late George Lull has been purchased by a Mason City real estate man who will plat it into town lots and later sell these at public auction. IfOUR OWN . . . tlFICIAL BREEDING i to breed your own cows. Study the repro- profalems of the cow, loarn about semen and sire evaluation. There wil! be a school in your area soon. rille, Iowa — October 6-9 9:00 A. M. — 4:00 P. M., each day. Me More information About . . . DO-IT-YOURSELF ARTIFICIAL BREEDING lilE... I&DRESS... ZIP.. pState Breeders Cooperative Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913 25 YEARS AGO Interesting Items From the Files of the Postville Herald of September 27, 1944 Alan J. Beucher, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Beucher of this city was commissioned a Second lieutenant and presented with nis wings in the graduation of a class of navigators Monday, September 18 at the Honod Texas, Army Air Field navigation school of the AAF Training Command. Arthur Baltz, accompanied by his expert assistant, completed the moving and installation of a pipe organ in the Springfield church near Nordness last week. Arthur has been much in demand for repairing and tuning of organs since it was learned he had installed one in his own home, but this is the first organ he installed in a church. Henry D. Schroeder had four head of Shorthorn cows killed by lightning during the electric storm last Wednesday morning at his farm south of town. Merle Lange last week purchased the William Moll place of 25 acres at the south edge of Postville and takes possession December 1. Mr. Lange sold one acre of his purchase immediately to the Postville cemetery associa tion. Mr. Lange paid $6,750 for his purchase and received $1000 for the acre sold to the cemetery group. Gordon Lawson has purchased the Ruckdaschel house from Mrs. Ed Oldag and will take posses sion December 1. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hangartner and family and Mrs. Donald Peckham and family are now occupying this house and will aiso need to move. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Law son, newlyweds will occupy part of the house. Martin Nelson of Anamosa, formerly of Clermont, has accepted a posiiton as assistant cashier with the Citizens State Bank and will begin his duties about October 2. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson will reside in the Melinda Casten residence. Emma Krege, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Krege of Columbia, South Dakota and Leslie Lawson son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lawson of Postville were united in marriage Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in a ceremony in St. John's Lutheran church at Columbia. John Elliott who is among those forced to move because of a real estate deal that sold the house in which he and his family lived, has discovered a way to relieve the housing shortage. He is building a garage on the five lots he purchased from Mrs. David Meyer last year and will fix it up for a dwelling place until something better is found or until after the war when he expects to build a new home there. Conservation Comments By William A. Mills District Conservationist Resource Conservation and De velopment has emerged as a result of successes achieved principally in soil and water conservation. Certainly the whole en vironment has needed, and in some cases received, special treatment. This success has come from carefully planned and applied re search of simple contour layout on a single field to complete watershed treatment and control. The whole environment is crying for, and receiving treatment, because of confidences built from simple, lasting measures applied successfully to land. Confidences once or twice removed from land operations, sons, and sons of sons from the agricultural environment, even though no longer actively engaged in farm activities remember with fondness and nostalgia the results obtained from good land use and water conservation, "my dad was one of the first to build terraces on his land' a young bank executive told me recently. Another said "our neighbors really thought my dad had gone off his rocker when he saw us strip cropping our farm". Still another said to me "our neighbors were predicting all kinds of trouble because we used commercial fertilizer, why, somebody told my dad all the night crawlers and earthworms would die when he started using fertilizer, instead, we have more than ever". We also hear comments about agricultural drainage causing our water tables to go down to dan gerous levels, cause wildlife to disappear from our country side, when in reality there are more upland game birds per acre of good agricultural land than could exist in native prairies alone Granted these birds need nesting places, but they also need food which is supplied from soybean and corn fields. Land use planning currently involves people from all walks of life. The housewife knows when an environmental disaster wipes out orange groves, for example. What happens? The price goes up. Beef gets in small supply- again up goes the prices, it's simply a matter of supply and demands and Mrs. Housewife, you really may not know it, but you do set the price on things. Let's face it, I don't like riots, don't like demonstrations, I guess I'm as peaceable as anyone you meet but I'm vehemently against littering, air and water pollution, soil depletion and misuse of the God given blessings of our environment. These things in our environ onment including people are in some cases of the people, for the people and by the people, many problems in our environment are man made. It will take man's planning and ingenuity to control and correct them, and it will take man's concern and recognition before any work starts. [The feel of a car that's a//Ve... •••yours with DX SUPER BORON! *J* Peat gasoline that puts** new kind of 2«ment Into driving-excitement you can 5« th « wheal of your own carl i S *J» Boron cleans dirty carburetors... ©&ffl• f,r,ni ••• 8YNCHR0N, HOME OIL COMPANY L&3724 ^JP—^^" KEEPING CHICKETS OUT OF THE HOME If your home is being invaded by millipedes, crickets and other fall-migrating insects, it's easy to fight back effectively, says Harold "Tiny" Gunderson, extension entomologist at Iowa State University. Millipedes — which are dark brown, cylindrical-shaped creatures IVi inches long with many legs—migrate from pastures and wasteland in August and September, Gunderson said. "They can climb foundation walls and get into homes through cracks in siding, around windows and under doors. They pose no real danger other than being It's a cool dating game for teens too Your favorite date will really enjoy an evening of bowling on our lanes. Hi-Way Lanes Postville, Iowa nuisances," the specialist com mented. He suggested sweeping the animals up and carrying them outside to get rid of those already in the home. Crickets too, like the comforts of man's houses as cooler weather approaches. They are also at tracted by light. To get rid of those that have already come in doors, go after them with a fly swatter, Gunderson advised. To keep crickets and millipedes from coming into your home, spray the foundation of your home and at least the first 10 feet of lawn out from the base of the foundation with a mixture of four tablespoons of 50w or 80s carbaryl (Sevin) per gallon of water. Apply at the rate of two gallons per 1,000 square feet of lawn. "Rain will wash the spray away, so apply again if needed," the specialist said. Herald Want Ads bring results Wednesday, Oct. l. 1969 POSTVILLE (Iowa) HERALD * tot powet *nt mnony, LL PHILGAS Your PHILGAS powered tractor saves money for you, while it provides the power you need for heavy work. Because fuel costs are lower — because fewer overhauls are needed — because parts last longer — because oil remains free of liquid fuel contamination — your tractor does its work at lower maintenance and operating costs when Phifgas is your fuel. PHILGAS MEETS HD -5 SPECIFICATION You can be sure that Philgas meets the HD-5 specification for motor fuel LP-gas. Whether your tractor was converted to use LP-gas or factory-built for it . . . always INSIST that the fuel you use meets this important specification. Depend on us . . . for good service and dependable Philgas that meets the HD-5 specification! Call us today ... or come In for complete information. MARIANNA LP-GAS, INC. Ph. 864-7451 Postville, la. Two-Way Radio on trucks for faster, more efficient service. •Philmi U th« Phlllloi Petroleum Co. Trademark tot iU hlch quality LP -Gee. "What's in the cup, Granddad?" Hmi H ft Jfc. * Net many power fe answer the count- leu questions he loves to ask. But usually he can count on Granddad. "What was in The Cup at church this morning?" If s a question many people aik — people sincerely wanting to know its significance ... people who like to argue. (Is it wine or graps juice?) Theorist! . . . theologians . . . people older and wiser than a little boy. "Why can't I drink The Cup, like you and oil the others, Granddad?" "You're a little young, Sonny. It's one of the important things in life... a privilege ... a part of growing up!" "What does it mean, Granddad?" "It means remembering ... remembering what God gave us — What Christ did for us — what the Church is to us. If means being truly sorry that we have tailed to do our very best." . "I don't understand, Granddad." "tut you will. That's why we all go to church ... to leans... to understand ... to remember ... to love our lord." "Maybe I do understand, Granddad, about The Cup- — 'cause I already love the lord." Jcrfpaires •cbeted by the American Bible Society TMtadey Thursday HMM l*Hssfjy HtMM fetfufsiam HMM 7:10.1/ fcl-IS SsI-IS 3:1 -4 JJ-U StIS Copyright 19S9 Keitttr Advcrtiting Service, Inc., Strubvrg, Vo. ALLAMAKEE - CLAYTON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. BOB'S SUPPLY COMPANY Refrigeration — Wiring CITIZENS STATE BANK Member F.D. I.C. COOK'S SHELL SERVICE Firestone Tires FALB MOTOR CO. Chevrolet — Buick — Olds HALL ROBERTS' SON Feed and Seed HOME OIL COMPANY A Complete D-X Service INTERSTATE POWER CO. Postville, Iowa LARSON SINCLAIR SERVICE Goodyear Tires PEOPLES NATURAL GAS Postville, Iowa POSTVILLE FEED MILL, Inc. Grinding and Mixing POSTVILLE IMPLEMENT Your I-H Dealer SCHROEDER'S STANDARD SERVICE Dale Schroeder, Prop. SCHUTTA SHOE STORE Shoes for the Entire Family TURNER INSURANCE Insurance that Insures — Service that Endures UNITED BUILDING CENTERS Serving the Postville Community