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October 15, 1969

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JpRO MONDAY IS 0% LICENSE DAY WILE, IOWA AT 0ALHALL OWeUI Newspaper for Allamakw County and the Town of PetfvllU POSTVILLE *S«venth Year. To Hold he Sopper by Oc m :0O Jie Supper for the pur finding the Postville teams will be served "-- talis Club Monday, ' [torn 5:00 to 8.00 p. . g for the event is Harry jjvance tickets and tick- jidoor are Adults, $1-™ M under, 75c, Rotation of the operation jre of the eye bank for jiiplants at the Univer- pjlals, Iowa City, with f tion of the Lions Club by David Schutte at jit's program. | Teaching { JH of the 1,400 Univer- Rorthern Iowa students d to student teach during j academic year have je-week assignments in jut teaching centers jut the state. aMasonhall, daughter of afield Masonhalls, is stu- ing at Lincoln Elemen i at Charles City. Icipation In [prevention alarm sounded last k October 8, at 9:00 a. |fc fire trucks rushed to 1 where fire drills were i at all three buildings, I n! the local participation Prevention Week, morning and afternoon Bten classes, second i special education class- Jjivtn rides on the fire (following the drill and i ice cream cones pur- I Meyers Dairy and Cal fife "66" Cafe. faEdith pamphlets were i to all of the students, stated that 73 per cent |iesidents participated in fential Operation Edith besday night. |Snrses Attend Staff Meet lednesday, October 8, a | staff meeting was held is City, for school and luurses. Attending from Ywere Mrs. Bernice Ball, V School Nurse; Mrs. Iva I Lansing School Nurse; liverly Schafev, Waukon •Nurse; and Mrs. Arlene |Coimty Nurse, lye Cleary, Consultant State Department of fetruction, discussed the punch program and Mrs. ligan, Nutritional Confer the state department 1 spoke on The Diabetic . «ng with Diet Problems fcL" jftttnoon speaker was Dr. I Head, Professor of Pe- litthe University of Iowa. •N and showed a film *)ile Diabetes." Local Firms Plan Events Two local firms have planned events for this weekend in Postville. Schutte's will have an Electronic cooking demonstration Friday, October 17 from 9:30 a. m., to 4:30 p. m. Mrs. Opal Schrock, of Interstate Power, will give the demonstration. Cal and Cora's "66" Service and Cafe is observing their second anniversary with a free gift and specials at the cafe. They are also announcing the take over of the "Philgas" distributorship of the area. PP&K Winners To Dubuque Saturday The winners of the annual PP&K contest here will go to Dubuque Saturday, October 18, to compete in the zone contest. The first place winners here will enter the contest. Transportation will be furnished by Harold Triem Ford, which sponsors the contest. The youths will leave Postville at 8:00 a. m. The winners may pick up their trophies at the Citizens State Bank any time. The following were the winners of the first three places in each of the local divisions: Eight-year-olds: Aaron Peck Jimmy Benson and Nick Polfer. Nine-year-olds: Blake Radloff, Jerry Marlow, and Greg Szabo. Ten-year-olds: Marlyn Ohloff. Steven Marlow and Kent Schultz. rEleven-year-olds: Paul Fichtel. Randy Mork and Collin Cook. Twelve-year-olds: Scott Butikofer, Mark Looney and Stuart Schultz. Thirteen-year-olds: K e d r i c Groth and Tom Ohloff. District Workshop For Masonic Lodges Members and officials of 32 Masonic Lodges in Northeast Iowa will hold their District Workshop in Oelwein October 25. Registration is scheduled to start at 1:00 p. m., C. S. T. The afternoon and evening event is sponsored by the Iowa Committee on Masonic Education of the Grand Lodge of Iowa, A. F. & A. M. and appearing on the program will be Grand Lodge Officers and Committeemen and members of lodges presenting papers will be announced. The Theme of the meeting is! "Masonry by Example" and a Live Demonstration by an Investigating Committee will be conducted. Eastern Star Will Meet Monday, Oct. 20 The Postville Chapter 238, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold its regular meeting, Monday, October 20 at 8:00 p. in. at the Masonic Temple. The station of Organist will be honored at this meeting. American Legion Fall Conference Saturday The fall conference of the 4th District American Legion and Auxiliary will be held Saturday, October 18, at Manchester. Registration will be at 9:00 a. m., with the school of instruction set for 10:00 a. m. Following the noon lunch at the Legion Hall the afternoon session will commence at 1:00 p. m. when committee chairman will give their reports. At the evening banquet the department president and department commander will speak. Regular Meeting. The regular monthly meeting of the Arthur F. Brandt Post No. 518 American Legion will be held Monday, October 20 at the Legion Rooms at 8:00 p. m. 1969 PHS Royalty S Wh, daughter of Mr. • Rodney Smith, and •J. son of Lyle Groth; WlL 1° , reign over ^ IW «t hlgh sch ° o1 Home- E^t** Attendant! Kittleson, Cindy Schutte, Jim Brandt and Kent Lammert. The king and queen were announced at half time and the crowning took place at the dance; The annual event was highlighted by the Pirates 34 to 20 victory over Valley. School Board Meets; Acts On Many Matter? David Koopman, guidance director, presented an oral and writ en explanation of the results of the Iowa Tests of Educational Den< = SS me1 !- t0 the Postville B o ^d of Education at its meeting Monday night. These tests were given to all students in grades 9-12 early ln September. Tentative plans were made for Hoard members to attend the regional meeting at New Hampton Tuesday October 28, and the state convention in Des Moines, November 13 and 14. The Board approved a leave for the school nurse to accompany her husband on a business trip to Mobile, Alabama, November 3-7. It also approved sending Mrs. Arlene Taylor and Mrs. Marcella Wendel to visit the junior first grade program at Osseo, Minnesota, where the program originated. The superintendent reported his recommendations with regard to the possibility of renting or purchasing mobile classroom to provide a study hall for the next school year. The superintendent was instructed to contact several companies as to the cost of these facilities. A discussion was held as to whether the classes should purchase class rings from the Josten Company as in the past or from Don's Jewelry Store in Postville. The decision was that both Don's Jewelry and the Josten company should be invited to present their rings—then the student should decide which rings they wanted. The Board approved sending John Schaffner to a social studies workshop at the Hotel Savery in Des Moines November 14 and 15.: It also approved the recommen-' dations of the coaching staff to change the policy of taking varsity basketball players to the Boys State Basketball Tourney. It was decided the Junior and Senior varsity players will attend the tourney this year but starting in 1970-1971 only sophomore and junior varsity players will be permitted to attend. The superintendent reported the need for additional janitorial help in the old building. Another high school boy will be added for part-time work. The Board approved the attendance of the superintendent to a seminar on school administration which the University of Northern Iowa will hold from 3:30 to 6:30 p. m. once a week, for 11 weeks. The Board instructed the superintendent to contact the superintendent of M-F-L to arrange a meeting between the superintendents and high school prin cipals. to discuss ways in which the two high schools might cooperate in offering various classes to the advantage of both. Monday Brought Frost To The Area Temperatures dropped below freezing Monday night to leave a frosty coating on Mother Nature's products but the snow flurries which fell in some spots in Iowa Monday escaped our area. I Strong winds Thursday played j havoc with colorful fall foilage with additional rain and wind Sunday stripping many trees bare. One-tenth of an inch of ram fell Friday night and Sunday another half inch of moisture was ^Temperatures ranged from the low 40s to highs in the low 70s the pa# week. Annual Meeting Of REC Is Saturday The 31st annual meeting of the members of the Allamakee Clayton Electric Cooperative will be held in the Postville high school auditorium on Saturday, October 18. Registration will begin at 11:30 a. m.and the meeting will be called to order at 12:30 The meeting will include reports of officers, directors, the general manager and committees; election of three directors; election of voting delegates to represent the cooperative at the meeting of members at the Dairyland Power Cooperative at La Crosse and the transaction of other business. ...PROGRAM... 12:30 — Meeting called to order by President Joel Clark. Invocation by Rev. Dick Harberts. Secretary's Report by Harry L. Olesen, Secretary. Report that quorum is present. Reading of minutes of 1968 annual meeting. 12:45 — President's report. 1:00 — Secretary - Treasurer's annual report. 1:05 — Annual report by General Manager, Evan J. Owen. 1:20 — Dairyland Operation Report, Howard Nestingen, Dairyland Information Specialist. 1:30 — Report of Nomination Committee by Owen E. Kann, Chairman. Introduction of Candidates. Appointment of Judges of election. Explanation of voting procedure by Joseph B. Steele, Cooperative Attorney. Appointment of Tellers for election. Casting of ballots for Directors and Amendment of Articles of Incorporation. 2:00 — Entertainment by Johnny Ketelsen and his Band. 3:00 — Announcement of Election Results. 3:10 — Election of Dairyland Delegates. Awarding of Door Prizes. 3:30 — Adjournment. Cubs And Scouts At "School Night" At the "School Night for Scouting" held last Tuesday night, several new recruits joined the troop and the pack. The Rev. Dick Harberts, Kiwanis chairman of the youth committee, spoke on Scouting and the program. Gene Kruse, scoutmaster, told of the plans of Troop 41. Marvin Winter, cubmaster, reported on pack 41. Demonstrations were given by the boy scouts on history of the flag and flag etiquette. Troop 41 gave a demonstration on first aid. There are 36 cub scouts in Postville which includes boys eight through 10; 24 boy scouts, 11-13 years of age and 12 explorer scouts, age 14 and over. Postville's school night was held at the same time similar meetings were- held throughout the state. County Recorder Resigns His Position Keith B i g e I o w, Allamakee county recorder for the past 13 years, has submitted his resignation to the Allamakee county Board of Supervisors, to become effective November 1. The supervisors have named Mrs. Gladys Moe, who is presently deputy county treasurer, to fill the vacancy created by Bigelow's resignation. Bigelow has accepted a position as credit manager for Lansing Company, Inc., at Lansing. Norse Church Service At West Paint Creek "The Lille Iowa Mennighet" will hold another Norse Service on Sunday, October 19, at 2:30 p. m. at the Old West Paint Creek Church, six miles East of Waukon with Rev; E. O. Baalson conducting the services. Mrs. Orville Bakkum, formerly from Tromso, Norway will sing a solo. Coffee will be served following the services. Sale Dates Sales Advertised. Saturday, October 18 — Household Auction of Clarence Reinhardt, residence. Chuck Hoth auctioneer; Citizens State Bank, Clerk. Wednesday, October 22—Farm Sale of Ray Wiethorn, Monona. Dean Ferris, Lancaster, clerk. Don Kregel and Stan Ewing, Monona, auctioneers. Dates Claimed. Thursday, October 30 — Kenneth Kipp farm sale. Ray Sweeney and David Breitsprecher, auctioneers. Friday, November 21 — Farm Sale of James Walsh. Ray Sweeney and George Ashbacher, auctioneers. Saturday, December 6 — John Boardman farm sale. Stan Ewing and Ray Sweeney, auctioneers. Wednesday, December 10—The Farm sale of Wm. Schultz. Diz Dean and Mayhew Eaton auctioneers. Complete Library Foundation Footings and the foundation wall have now been completed for Postville's new $75,000 Library being constructed on West Tilden street. The area enclosed by the foundation is now being filled with sand, compacted to provide proper footing for the pouring of the concrete floor which is anticipated will be done this week. The heat ducts and pipes have been buried in the sand and the j^*;, water and sewer connection* f. < have been made. Gordon Peterson, general contractor, is hopeful of a January 1 completion date. Commercial Club To Meet Thursday The postponed meeting of the Commercial Club will be Thurs day, October 16 at Memorial Hall starting with a 6:30 dinner. Many important matters of business will be discussed. Top Prize Winners. The top prize winners at the Commercial Club sponsored Free Dance at Dreamland Ballroom for Appreciation Days were: Carl Quirk of Waterloo—$50.00; Roger Christofferson — $25.00 and Bill Schlee—$25.00. Church Sponsored Legislative Seminar To Be In Decorah Fall Legislative Seminars are being conducted jointly by the Council of Churches and the Iowa Catholic Conference during October and November. On Friday, October 17 the seminar for this area will be held at the Decorah Lutheran Church, 309 Winnebago St. in Decorah, 7:00 p. m. The theme, "Love Power-Mobilizing for Action" will explore ways citizens can work together for legislation. The keynote address will be by the Rev. Harold E. Butz, Associate Secretary of the Iowa Council of Churches. Citizens in and out of the churches will be welcome and encouraged to enter into discussion of the issues presented. Dean Ties For First In Futurity Race E. L. "Diz" Dean tied for first place Saturday in the State cutting horse futurity meet held in the Burdette Johnson arena at Shell Rock. The event was for three year olds only entering their first competition. DATES TO REMEMBER Tuesday, November 11—Legion Sponsored Fish Fry at Memorial Hall. Thursday, November 13, Frank- v i 11 e Improvement Association Turkey Supper. At The Theatre Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 15, 16, 17 and 18—Claudia Cardinale, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards and Charles Bronson star in "Once Upon A Time In The West." Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 19, 20, 21 and 22—James Coburn and Lee Remick star in "Hard Contract." Two Upsets Foul Contestants In Football Contest Two upsets thwarted the contestants in this week's football contest as all three winners had two wrong, and the placings were settled on total points. Edward Omdahl, who can pick up his check at Home Oil, was- the closest on the total score. He- was 163 points off. Second place went to Bill Anderson, who also has a check waiting at Home Oil. He was 175- points off. Third place winner was Dennis Friederich, who entered at the Grill. He was 241 points off. All three missed picking Wisconsin and Michigan as winners. Luke Larson won fourth place with three wrong and 67 points off. He can pick up his check at Cal & Cora's. Fifth place went to Wayne A Lestina, who also entered at Cal & Cora's. He also had three- wrong and was 90 points off on the total score. Others with three wrong were Larry Friederich, Scott Kirkeberg and Esther Meyer. Every ballot picked Purdue over Mich- gan and all but one picked Iowa over Wisconsin. Drake was also a strong favorite, but was upset by the University of Northern Iowa. There were 11 entries with four wrong. They were by Harold Rima, Danny Roffman, Bernard M. Whittle, Carolyn Ahrens, Harry Gordon, Dave L. Harris, Bill Harris, Jr., Stan Schroeder, Doug Smith, Mrs. Bill Harris, Jr., and Greg Groth. Enter This Week. Entries this week needed a sharp pencil to come up a winner, but you can't tell what wilt happen next week. Anyone may enter. For details check the full page advertisement elsewhere in this issue of the Herald. County Car Dealers To Attend Meeting Legislative proposals to require auto safety inspections and the- dealer's franchise bill will be- among problems considered by car and truck dealers from Allamakee county and the surrounding counties in a one day meeting October 23, sponsored by the- Iowa Automobile Dealers Association at the Clayton House, Waterloo, according to John Falb, Jr. a- director of the IADA. The meeting is part of a nine- session series being held throughout the state in October. Postville High School Homecoming Float Winners \ * * v :4t > * ^t' '^W '\' Some surprises were in store over the selection of the winners in the float contest held in connection with the annual Postville high school homecoming here last Friday. The selection of the senior float as the first place winner was not too much of a surprise, but the second and third place Winners were a surprise to the participating students. Taking second place was the seventh grade with their "Potato Bowl" theme of "Mash The Tigers". The eighth grade won thud place with a "Hansel and Gretel" theme of "Let's Lick 'em". The senior float portrayed a stork and cradle with "Expecting A Victory". All of the classes are to be commended on their excellent floats. Each class was awarded a prize by the Postville Commercial Club.