Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on December 21, 1960 · Page 1
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Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 21, 1960
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it Dens jular stings ft Official Newspaper for Allamakee County and the Town of Postville POSTVILLE HERALD 20 Pages A LIVE NEWSPAPER IN A LIVE TOWN irf«S noli "J* r W e -he b!el o is* SI lfor> len ^V. met December jfmo of Mrs. Robert rs. Frank Witten- The denner Jim the meeting to or- Ceremony was con-] Bronson. The name' lerican country was roll call. The „ were located on /call next week will (with a drawing of ' e South American The preparation ion of a skit to be ck meeting took up meeting time. The with the Living en VI. December 13 at the Den Mother, Mrs. an with Mrs. D. E. |g. Randy Brinkman !eremony. Time was ucting a space-plan- hana in the boys' Mrs. Brinkman at. The next meet- January 3. in. VIII. meetihg of Cub was held on Dethe home of Mrs. dale, assistant Den ledge of Allegiance conducted by Don.. Roll call was tak- [ere collected by den- o, Mrs. Leo Boese, ecorded the achieve- e tooys made gifts jits'for Christmas and hristmas card they Sander; Den Chief, Donald Martindale ;e written in secret ive No. 1. The meet ,h the Living Circle, irought each one a Sixty-Ninth Year. POSTVILLE, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1960. Number 8. •hia 1 1;' nit - {& nMMg — ' id icn vn. December 13 at the Lorenz Willman. ier. denner, opened The Flag Ceremony with Terry Winter Roll call was an ing the thing most ristmas. Dues were Willman read about and showed pictures ed by a quiz. The shown how to fold xfect five-point stars, ver star Christmas ns to take home, iday" was sung for Treats were fur- feuglas Turner. The concluded the meet- PAYOLA Total At $100.00 On Friday Night Postville Farmer Is Not Present To Claim $75.00 Last Friday Night For the second straight week the winner of the PAYOLA - drawing was not present to claim the prize last Friday night and consequently the prize will be increased by $25.00 this week making a cash award of $100.00. Hilery Heins, farmer living north of Postville, was the winning name drawn. The next prize drawing will be this Friday evening, December 23, at 8:00 p. m. The winner's name will be announced from Radio Station KOEL at 8:00 p. m. The winner must be present in a participating store and claim the prize of $100.00 within one minute. Shortly after 8:00. announcement will be made from the station as to wheth er the winner was present and as to the amount to be given the following week. Rules. Rules of the new game are as follows: Nothing to Buy. Refrlstcr only once for entire promotion. Be present in participating business when winner is announced. If winner is not present within one minute, $25.00 will be added for next weekly drawing. Everybody (except business and professional men) is eligible to enter. Annual Hospital Report Shows A Balance Of $73,535 The Postville Community Hospital shows a total value of $73,535.15 in its various funds, according to the annual statement of the hospital from the period of November 1, 1959 to November 1, 1960. The statement appears elsewhere in this issue of the Herald. A summary of the various funds on hand include the following: government bonds held by the hospital—$67,206.25; funds for memorials — $815.25: general fund balance—$4,227.17; building fund balance—$1,286.48. Interest payments on time certificates, government bonds, and treasury bills amounted to $2,515.33 in the year. Receipts-Expenses. The hospital showed a total of $101,320.45 in receipts for the year November 1. 1959 to November 1, 1960. Hospital expenditures for the same period amounted to $69,893.28. New Addition At Postville Creamery Work is being completed now on a new red brick addition to the Farmers Cooperative Creamery here in Postville. The new addition, at the front of the building, will house the bulk milk truck as it is being unloaded. A can shed has also been built along the west side of the building to keep cans and unloading out of the weather. Fair Men Pick Acts For 1961 Four members of the Big-Four Fair association were in Des Moines last week attending the Iowa Fair Manager's meeting. They were Harry Overeen, Boyd B. Turner Leonard Casten and Ed W. Kozelka While at the meeting, they lined up attractions for the Big-Four Fair this fall. A complete change of programs every day of the fair was set up, Friday through Mon day. Buy Stage. Leonard Casten, Harvey Jarms Arbe Rose, and Ed. W. Kozelka were in Minneapolis last week where they purchased a portable stage for the fair. The association has been renting a stage each year at considerable cost; the new pur chase should pay for itself in sev eral years use. le-Support J fanuary 31 - » ^ or obtaining price en- i ?Xt.*.<J8dP™°st 1960 -crop grains • e " felatwlsterops will be January lt , BWJgfjgtounty ASC Chairman *!i fit ^"i? 1 announced today. „. 'is the ^oflticial closing date for s io ^oupbott on barley, flaxseed, m j- f'SQrghum, oats, rye, soybeans ites and eligibility o( ' Hrdr ff| 1960-crop commodi- i •-. »tj ?4JU|4jnfikee County are as rec Jfe'illsS'! a ' §^^B cents Pei' "bushel for ) i S*S2Effife r ' De tter (except mixed ch TJtPUfcOlmts for lower grades '^^^SEft? or No - 5 garlicky. onc "*5WW^$2.38 per bushel for Home Lighting To Be Judged Here The holiday home lighting con test in Postville will be judged either tonight, tomorrow, Thursday or Friday evening, according to Charles Fishback, president of the Postville Commercial Club, who is sponsoring the contest. The first prize will be $20.00; a second prize of $15.00 is offered: and throe prizes of $5.00 each will be given. Contributions To Band Fund Two additional donations to tb Postville high school band uniform fund were received this week follows: Home Oil Co $50.00 Farmers Telephone Co 25.00 TO VISIT HERE SATURDAY « I I I 1 1 1 I I I 1 1 1 1 Jolly old Saint Nick will pay his annual visit to f Postville on this Saturday, at 2:00 p. m. He will have | 1 New Snow Brings White Christmas The first snow of the season caught the weatherman with the forecasts wrong but brought a mantle of two to six inches to Iowa Monday afternoon and night. There was no snow in the forecasts before Christmas but a changing weather pattern brought snow to much of the midwest, with the heaviest portions in northeastern Iowa. Stores To Open Tonight Through Friday Night Here Postville retail stores will remain open nightly, tonight through Friday night, for the convenience of last minute Christmas shoppers, it was announced this week. Stores will close at 5:30 p. m. Saturday, Christmas eve, so that all may attend church programs .that evening. All Postville retail stores, banks, post office, and professional offices will be closed all day Monday, December 26 the legal holiday for the observance of Christmas. . Pirates Defeat North High, 52 to 46 M treats for all the children. County Near 1960 Quota In Bonds Allamakee county needs only $71,951 in savings bonds sales in December to exceed its $1,024,820 annual quota for 1960. November sales were $63,320 giving the county an eleven-month total of $952,869 for 93 per cent of quota. F. C. O'Riley, Waukon, volunteer county chairman, expressed confidence that the residents of this county would purchase more sav-, ings bonds in December than the! P° stville residents will enjoy a amount needed to exceed quota. Hel whlte Christmas as the snow cover j.-..;^„„i„ • ,„v,„ ,.„. I measured five inches. A cold The Postville Pirates won their second conference game of the season last Friday defeating North High of West Union, 52 to 46. The Pirates trailed in every period except the final quarter when they surged ahead to win. North took a 12 to 5 first quarter lead; North continued to lead 23 to 21 at the half and were ahead 42 to 40 at the end of the third period; in the final quarter Postville scored 12 points to only 4 for North to win 52 to 46. Trudo led the Pirate scoring with 21 points; Bemiss was high for North with 22. Play Next Jan. 10. The Pirates will now take a break, the next scheduled game being on January 10 with Fayette playing here. Box Score. Postville FG FT P Kiesau 0 0 0 Thoreson 4 0 2 Heins 5 Falb 1 Trudo 10 Engelhardt 2 Miene 0 Deer Hunting Termed Good In The Area Five Hunters Bag Four On The Opening Day; Mrs. Peake Shoots Doe Deer hunting proved to be good in northeast Iowa on Saturday and. Sunday, according to reports from hunters in this area. Many deer were sighted but getting a good shot was more difficult. Local hunters had good luck. A group of five hunters—Lorenz Willman, Larry Ewing, Harlan Schara, i George Ewing and Gene Mork— 'bagged four deer Saturday in north Winneshiek county. The kill included two bucks and two does. A woman hunter triumphed in a group of three hunters on the Peake farm Saturday morning. Clarence Peake and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Peake hunted together. The only deer shot, a doe,' was bagged by- Mrs. Kenneth Peake. . A group of seven hunters— Kenneth Ellis, Gene Ellis, Dale Ellis-, Bernie Martins, Gerald Martins, Harold Meyer and Rollie Meyer— bagged three deer in the two day period hunting several locations in the four county area. Their kill included two does and one buck. Ray Zweibohmer shot his deer the third day of hunting, a doe. north of Decorah. Clarence Zwei­ bohmer also bagged a deer. The crew these men were with saw about 20 deer but the Zweibohmers were the only two with kills. Totals 22 8 11 North 20 6 9 Reserve Win. In the preliminary game, Postville took a 43 to 25 win from North High. Robert Berg led the Pirate scoring with 14 points. as l^"'rtS(um for low moisture; •-unt 'lSraio. 2. "to:. .jMijfjbcnts per bushel for K'KljjU; premium for higher l&l • gEs^niaterially weathered" ^JiffiSJn&eents per bushel for teSNgSfijbr better or No. 3 on iqnly. Discounts ap- frye containing more one per cent ergot; jt more than one per ligible. .... ,„J$1.82 per bushel for J| !r, green and yellow, low moisture; dis- ide and quality fac- 2 through No. 4; dis- ck, brown or mixed, aining more than 44 ture ineligible. 0 per bushel for No. for higher quality, ower grades down to mple" on test weight ng a test weight of 10 pounds per bushel, not be musty, sour, . Discount of 20 cents .--!.•«« r specified undesira Nuehring Rites This Afternoon Funeral services are being held this afternoon, Wednesday, 2:00 p m.. at the Schutte Funeral Home for Herman Nuehring; 82, of Waterville. The Rev. Ballson of East Paint Creek Church will be in charge of the rites. Sale Dates Claimed Saturday, January 7—Closing out farm sale of Herman Christofferson and John A. Palas at farm northeast of Postville. Sale listing to appear in Postville Herald January 4. Mayhew Ea'on and E. L. "Diz" Dean, auctioneers; Citizens State Bank, clerk. suggested that individuals who ie-1 a fol i 0 wing the snow dropped Kiwank To Skin ceive cash for Christmas gifts on, bselow ^ zerQ markl KmaniS lO SKip bonuses invest in savings bonds for thisPmorning . gifts that grow. Iowa saies for November were MonQna BasketbaU $8,888,192, giving the state an en-month total of $125,354,168 for 81 per cent of its 1960 goal. Area Totals. Eleven-month sales and per cent of quotas reached are shown for other counties in this area: Clayton Game Rescheduled Next Two Meetings There will be no meetings of Postville Kiwanis Club for the next two weeks 'as the regular meeting dates fall on holidays, Christmas „, , u i „«,„iJand New Years. The next regular The nonconference basketball; meet , ng of thg c]ub wiu be on game between Monona and Post- -SINE WS FROM . . . Those In THE SERVICE A New Address Phillip Brouillet left Wednesday to return to his ship the U. S. S. Loyalty, a minesweeper sta*ioned at Long Beach, California. His address is: Phillip J. Brouillet F. A. 973-95-16, U. S. S. Loyalty M. S. O. 457, c/o Fleet Post Office. San Francisco, California. ville to be held at Monona on Feb- 1 Monday. Januaiy 9 ruary 17 has been rescheduled to I The Rev. Paul Gabrielson. pastor county, $1,511,325 for 93 per cent; be played on Tuesday, February of the Bethlehem Church, Ludlow, Fayette $1401 698. 78 per cent; andjH, it was announced this week. ! was the guest speaker at the meet- Winneshiek $1 335,627, 100 per A conflict of dates caused the ing of the club Monday evening, cent 1 change of the schedule. ' He presented a Christmas message. Christmas Church Services Community Presbyterian Church At The Theatre Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 22, 23 and 24—No shows. The Theatre will be closed for a Christmas holiday. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 25, 26, 27 and 28—Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" starring Tony Randall. WALTER T. MARTIN, Pastor mm' •* I bill' i iirWl ave * s be t form IK Win '$ j§unior high wrestling fc^ined their seasons record HF $KW5 a 18-8 victory over nprMUe victory followed is£ els of a 33-24 de£eat e win was featured arry Gelo. Individu- decision included Gary White and Ron Hughes and his istled to a 2-2 draw. :tville were Ed Han- Ellis. Is made the trip of wrestled, five Post rs Charles Boese Mark Haltmeyer, and Mike Martin Meet Jan. 7. :nior high meet will iy, January 7, at 1:30 [psltion will be Wash S Hiigh of Dubuque, be held at the Post Allamakee — Fayette AREA BRIEFS Clayton — Winneshiek Christmas Eve Program. Saturday, December 24, 7:30 p. m. Organ Prelude Valerie Luhman Hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem" Congregation Invocation Robert Burlin, Cradle Roll Report Mrs. Elrie Ruckdaschol Nursery department in charge of i Mrs. Leslie Poesch—"Merry Christmas": Kent Boese, Danny . Brain-' ard, Charles Duvel, Jerry Hofer, Noel Knight, Beverly Livingood, Kelly Livingood, Paula . Moser, Lowell Poesch, Billy Schrader, Barbara Schroeder, Eric Sterling, Julie Turner, Laurie White, Jane Winter, Joan Winter, Allen Peake, Debbie Swanson. Kindergarten department in charge of Mrs. Willard Schutte— Recitations and songs by: Colleen Terry Flack, Ryan Fox, Cara Sue Foster, Beverly Haltmeyer, Larry Livingood, Carl McCatiley, Cathy Peake, Melodie Smith, Douglas Turner, Debbie "Watson, Judy Wittenberger. James Wintrick, Monte Dundee, Sandra Ewing and Steven Jones. Mrs. Roberts' class will present, "Sharing Christmas". Her pupils are: Kay DeGarmo, Connie Martin. Alice Peck. Linda Ponsar, Valerie Suckow, Karen Handke, Connie Peake, Cheryl Peterson. Emily Schroeder, Marilyn Turner. Hall Roberts' class will present, "The World's Christmas Stocking." The pupils are: Tom Jones, Terry Winter, Billy Steva, James Wittenberger, Mark Boese, David Tinker, Gary Dundee, Bradley White, Glen Dean. Mrs. John Schultz's class will give "Shine Little Candle." The students are: Stephanie Schroeder. Wendy Masonhall, Georgia Kiesau, Janice Kniight, Chris Haltmeyer, Phyllis Livingood, Dawn Boese, Susan Whitehead, Jean Liv. Offertorv: The offering will be j Martin Luther Choir—The Star given to ' the Presbyterian Camp, That Led To Bethlehem, Swedish for young people at Wyoming, 1 Carol. , _.. Iowa We would like to raise a 1 Junior and Martin Luther Choir— ' Shout The Glad Tidings. Williams Walter Bassett Margaret Brainard, Greg-,„ ory-Boese Joeffery Boese,, Connie I in^ood, Linda McCauley Evelyn Duvel, Cathy Enyart, Tamera Foels, 1 Vr, P H P r,^ dollar per church member Hymn—"Silent Night." Benediction by the Rev T. Martin. Organ Postlude by Valerie Luhman. Sunday Service. Community Presbyterian Church will have a service of Christmas music Sunday, December 25, at 10:00 a. m. Mrs. Robert Burling will play the following organ numbers: "Chimes of Christmas" by Jack Nelson; "Pastoral Symphony" by George F. Handel; "Paean of Nativity" by Afred Taylor. The Cherub choir will sine. Shine, Shine Over the World." The Carol choir will sing, "Seven Joys of Mary." The Youth choir will sing, "A Christmas Folk Song." The Chancel choir will sing two selections from Handel's Messiah, "Unto Us a Child Is Born" and "Hallelujah Chorus." Deputy Sheriff. ELKADER—Milton Klink, Clayton County sheriff-elect, announced Wednesday morning that Earl Sterling, Elkader area farmer, will be deputy sheriff when he takes office after the end of this year. New Mayor. FAYETTE—The Iowa Supreme Court, in session Tuesday, reversed the decision of the Fayette County District Court and declared Jack Beck mayor of Fayette instead of Roscoe Cousins, the incumbent, who claimed to be re-elected November 3, 1959. Personnel Change. ELGIN — A change in personnel is being made at the state liquor store at Elgin effective December 15. Mrs. Bess Stohr is retiring after serving ten years as manager and eight years prior to that time as assistant manager here and as extra clerk in other stores. Successor to Mrs. Stohr, according to reports, is Woodrovv Reed. Take Bids. STRAWBERRY POINT — Strawberry Points' Town Council set 7:30 p. m. Wednesday, December 28, as the time and date for the opening of bids for the new mercury vapor light system for the community. Marcia Floody, Scott Foster, Kenny Fox, Susan Haltmeyer, Nicky Harville, LeRoy Hofer, Wayne Livingood, Jimmy Meade, Jane Moser, Sheryl Peck, Elaine Poesch, Scott Sterling, Barbara Turner, Steve Turner, Randy Wedo, Scott White- come, Kim White, Jimmie Whitehead, Marcia Wintrick. Primary department in charge of Mrs. Robert Enyart—"No Room in the Inn": Marsha Ewing, Tennis Foels, Wayne Haltmeyer, Steven Handke, Francis Livingood, Gem Meyer, Donna Poesch, John Schroeder, Marsha Smith, Mary Kay Winter, Kent Turner, Jean Wittenberger, Mary Beth Brainard, Charles Enyart, Jack Kniight, Cyril Livingood, Leslie Livingood, Rusty Newman, John Meade, Anita Suckow, Wintrick, Elaine Friederich. The class of Wesley Fox will present, "Christmas Boxes". They are: Jim Burling, Mark Davis, Ronnie Davis, Lynn Fox, Larry Friederich, Tom Foels, Allen Handke, Roland Martin, Darrell Newman, Larry Peterson, Marlin Winter, Neil Wirkler, Jerry Heck, Douglas Smith. Mrs. Walter T. Martin's class will give a choral reading which will include a solo by Marilyn Martin entitled, "O Holy Night" by Adam. The pupils are: June Wickham, Kathy Handke, Kay Lindsey, Morvin Peck, Mary Ball, Candy Heck, Nancy Steva,, Stanley Krambeer, Bill Burling, Rosalind Newman, Terry Foels, Bruce Turner, Mary Kiesau, Barbara Masonhall, Barbara White, Kathy Schrader, Peggy Gregg. Youth Choir — Birthday Of A King. Arr. Howorth; The Praise Carol, Marryott. Senior Choir — Shumm Shei. i Backer: In The Stable He Lies Gounod; A Joyous Christmas Carol, Hokanson. Christmas Day Worship Services at 8:00 and 10:30 a. m. Two special guest soloists will sing at the Christmas Day worship. Services, Mrs. Stanton Lindciuist, Maywood, Illinois and Mrs. Ernest Overland. Huron. South Dakota. Sunday Church School classes at 9:15. Choir directors are: Mrs. David Hoven, Mrs. Harry Tyler, Miss Maxine Siverson, Mrs. E 1 d e a n Drewes and Mrs. Charles Witt. Organist for all services is Mrs. Paul Schutte. Three New Arrivals At Hospital Here Three new arrivals, two girls and one boy. were added to the community during the past week at Postville HosDital. Following is a list of the births: Girl. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Martens, New Hamp'on, Dec. 16. 7 lbs., 5 ozs. Boy, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roberts, Luana. Dec. 17, 7 lbs.. 1 oz. Girl. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor, Postville, Dec. 20. 6 lbs.. 2 ozs. Medical Cases. Guy Probert. Elgin. Dec. 15. Mrs. Gerald Gutcher. Clermont, Dec. 16. Fred Miller. Postville. Dec. 16. Mrs. Carrie Hughes. Postville, Dec. 16. Robert Hanson. Elsin, Dec. 17. Lyle Ruckdaschel, Postville. D «c. 19. Sursrical Case. Mrs. Calvin Kurth. Luana. Dec. 19. St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church CHARLES E. WITT, Pastor JUSTIN L. SILVIUS, Assistant Christmas Eve candlelight carol service—7:30 p. m. The Christmas message in story and song with all choirs, participating. The choirs number approximately 250 voices, and they will sing the following numbers: Cherub Choir—Infant So Gentle, Stainer; What Can I Give Him?, Rossetti. Children's Choir—A Glad Noel, MacRobe; Away In The Manger, Hokanson. Junior Choir—Hear the Glad Tidings, Polish Carol. St. Bridget's Catholic Church REV. F. J. V ALL ASTER, Pastor Thursday, December 22 — Confessions, 3:00-4:00 p. m. Friday, December 23 — Day of fast and complete abstinence^—Vigil of Christmas; confessions 3:00-5:00 p. m. and 7:00-9:00 p. m. Saturday, December 24—Confessions 3:00-5.00 p. m. No confessions on Christmas Eve. Sunday, December 25—Feast of Christmas;. High Mass at 6:00 a. m., followed immediately by a low Mass of Thanksgiving; Low Mass at 9:00 a. m. The Christmas offering is for the needs of the parish. Merry Christmas To All C. W. DeGARMO FRED L. MARTIN MARIE LANSING MRS. ED LOONEY, Jr. BURNIE "Bud" ECKLUND Postville Scouts Host For Meet The Postville Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack were hosts for a district scouting roundtable and training meeting, attended by scout leaders and parents from Waukon. Monona, Postville and McGregor, on Wednesday, December 14. The group met in the Memorial Hall building. Everett Cook and the Boy Scout troop conducted a model scout meeting and court of honor, with Tenderfoot awards going to Darrell Newman. Marlin Winter and Burton Meyer: and Instructor's degree received by David Mohs. Exhibitions of campcraft. knots, measuring and signalling were presented by the boys for the visitors. Den Mothers and cub scouts Allen Handke, James Burling. Roland Martin, Alan Martindale and Gary Suddendorf represented the Postville Cub Pack. They conducted a model den meeting and pack meeting stunt for visiting Cub leaders. Mrs. Robert Burling and Mrs. Frank Wittenberger were in charge of the demonstration. Dale Fichtel is cubmaster of the Postville Cub Scouts. Filmstrips, "Patrol Leaders' Council" for the Scout leaders and "The Den Meeting" for Cub Scout. personnel, were shown. Refreshments were served by Mrs. Edward Handke, Mrs. James Gunderson, Mrs. Frank Tehel and Mrs. Lyle Ruckdaschel. The next district roundtable and training meeting will be held at Lansing, in the basement of the city hall building, Wednesday, January 11. The Lansing Boy Scouts, Troop 47, will be hosts at this meeting.

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