Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on January 18, 1961 · Page 1
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[out Dens tegular |y Meets •HI met at the home at 1 Mother, Mrs. Eugene on Tuesday, January 3. ith conducted the Flag ind collected the dues, tnrted on the bear and The remainder of the ent singing songs. The e closed the meeting, neeling on January 10, opened their meeting ag Ceremony conducted Suddendorf. Roll call by the assistant denner, boys naming a South bunlry. Work was con- leir bear and lion molds. Vere served by Douglas Living Circle closed the Den VIII. -8r meeting of Cub Den fid nt the home of Mrs. Sale, assistant Den Mo- inuary 10. Jim Szabo, Bd the Flag for the Allegiance. The dues fted and all the boys i f o r m. Achievements |ed by Mrs. Leo Boese, Jeffrey Harris showed [stamp collecting featur American stamps. Each I map of South America samples of the chief each country on the es were led by Ronald chief. The meeting ! (he Living Circle. Den VI. |t Den VI met January |ary 10 at the home of Mother, Mi's. Roben |\vith Mrs. D. E. Tinker ,raig Turner was elected [Mike Calhoun, assistant pe boys acted out stories cw sign achievement 12. . played. Cubs may al- I '.ive 10. Official Newspaper for Allamakee County, and the Town of Postville POSTVILLE HERALD A LIVE NEWSPAPER IN A LIVE TOWN Sixty-Ninth Year. POSTVILLE, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 1961. Number 12. Dedication And Open House For Memorial Hospital toner.i! corn cal Y( Den VII. met January 10 at the eir Den Mother, Mrs. man with Mrs. Richard •ig. Gregory Groth was for the Flag Ceremony, uglas Turner collected called roll, which was by naming a South country. The boys re- achievements they had and started making lean puzzles. The Liv- losed the meeting. Den IV. eld their regular meet- 10 at the home of their Mrs. H. A. Jarms, as rs. Gunderson and Jack meeting was called to nner, Timmy Hale with to the Flag. Roll call ed by naming a South '.ountvy. Mrs. Jarms re-| ook on South America. made and countries toper places. A game was the treat was furnished rms. The meeting was the Living Circle. Den V. I V met at the home of rt Burling with Mrs. Jtenberger . assisting on Work on decorations t occupied most of the e. The boys also praetor the skit. A short ecting was held. Allen •A the Flag Ceremony, ion was elected denner d Martin as assistant lien Handke brought a eat. Roll call was an- relating an event that [during the holidays. The "ded with the Living Cire Den Mothers thought, held their January 10 the home of their Den jrs. Robert Burling, with |c Wittenberger assisting, ill Bronson brought the order with Allen Han- [cting the Flag Ceremony, was answered with a s resolution. The meet.'as spent decorating hats a dress rehearsal for the meeting was closed with I Circle and the Den ought. The Community Memorial Hospital serving Luana, Monona, St. Olaf, (Bunder, Farmersburg, Elgin, Clermont, Castalia and Postville will be dedicated and open house will be held on Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29. The program on Saturday includes open house at the new hospital in Postville from 1:00 to 5:30 p. m. Dedication services will be held that evening at 7:30 at the all purpose room of the Cora B. Darling grade school. Sunday there will be the cornerstone laying at 1:00 p. m. followed by' open house at the hospital until 9:00 that evening. Photo by Lutz Studio. Plans Nearing Completion For Hospital Opening Plans for the open house at the Community Memorial Hospital are shaping up rapidly. The open house will be held on January 28 and 29 and trustees of the hospital are anticipating visits from many people of the area. This will be the chance for anyone interested in the new hospital to see it—completely. After the hospital is in operation, it will probably not be possible for visitors to go through all of the hospital. The date for the definite opening of the hospital to receive patients has not been set. There are a number of details to be worked out and some of the staff to be hired. Hospital officials are hopeful that all details will be completed so that the hospital can transfer patients from the old hospital and accept new by mid-February. First event of the open Cook Selected By College Who's Who Des Moines—Gary Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Cook of Postville, is one of 21 Drake University seniors selected for listing in the 1960-1961 "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities." Cook was selected on the basis of scholarship, participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities and promise of future usefulness. Cook is majoring in philosophy in the Drake college of liberal arts. Rev. Weihe Is Elected To Head Lutheran Group Milwaukee—The Rev. Clifton M Weihe, a native of Postville, now of New York, an associate director of house ! evangelism of the United Lutheran Freilinger Farm Sale To Be Held Next Wednesday The closing out farm sale of Rod Freilinger will be held at the farm located eight miles north of Postville or one fourth mile north of Frankville on Wednesday, January 25, starting at 11:00 a. m. The complete sale listing appears in this issue of the Herald. The listing includes 46 head of Holstein cattle; corn, oats, hay and straw; dairy equipment; and a full line of farm machinery and equipment. E. L. "Diz" Dean and Mayhew Eaton are the auctioneers; the Postville State Bank of Postville is the clerk; and Farm Loan Service is the cashier. Northeast Iowa Co-op Creameries Holds Meeting The annual meeting of Northeast Iowa Cooperative Creameries Association was held Tuesday evening, January 10, at the Postville Cooperative Creamery with 55 men in attendance. The directors elected for the coming year, and the creameries they represent are: Clinton Smith Postville; Roy Swenson, Maquoketa Valley; LeRoy Ungerer, Hawkeye; Dalton Meyer, Spring Fountain and Emil Leisinger, Artesian. At the directors organization meeting held following the annual meeting, the officers and employees elected were as follows: Clinton Smith, president; LeRoy Ungerer, vice president; Roy Swenson, secretary; Page Wirkler, manager; and Leslie Klemme driver. 229 Carloads Butter. The years annual report showed that 229 carloads of butter were shipped from various points in Iowa to the New York and Jersey City, New Jersey area. These carloads contained 209,777 boxes of butter making a total of 12,345,918 pounds of freight shipped. Railroad representatives from Chicago, Davenport, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Mason City and Des Moines were guests of the association. County Treasurer Leon Henderson Takes State Job Leon Henderson of Waukon, county treasurer of Allamakee county since 1945, resigned his office today to take a job as state examiner working out the state auditor's office. His resignation becomes effective March 1, when he will begin his new job. Mr. Henderson began his work in the treasurer's office in Waukon as a deputy clerk in 1940. He was elected to office of treasurer in July, 1945 and has served in that capacity since that date. will be on Saturday. January 28. i Church in America, was elected to Open house at the new hospital will | a two-vear term as chairman of the be held from 1:00 to 5:30 p. m. A j Lutheran Evangelism Council last short dedication program will be I week. held that evening at the grade' He succeeds the Rev. William E. school's all purpose room at 7:30. 'Berg, Minneapolis, director of The program is in charge of Dr. M. i evangelism of the Augustana Luth- F. Kiesau and the Board nf Trus- 1 eran Church, tees—John Kittleson, Leonard Cns- 1 ten and Pan! Schutte. Speaker for the dedication will be Dr. Norman R. Nelson. M. D.. dean of the Medical College. University of Iowa. Also on the program will be the Rev. Frederick R, Ludwig of Milwaukee. Wisconsin. Sunday will be the second day of open house activities. A cornerstone laying ceremony will be hold at the hospital nt 1:00 p. m. The committee in charge of this program is Rudy Hueuner. John Falb and Ted Anderson. Again open house will be held in the new hospital after the cornerstone ceremony until 9:00 o'clock that evening. Tours of the hospital will be by guides with groups taken through as fast as possible. The reception committee at the hospital will be Mrs. M. F. Kiesnu. Mrs. R. H. Palmer. Mrs. E. G. Ketiel- kamp, Mrs. H. H. Wolf, and Mrs. I. C. Jerdee Refreshments will be served after the tour by women of the Hospital Auxiliary. Parking for the two days will be under the supervision of the Postville Fire Department, Ted Green and Burr Cook, co-chairmen. Help with the tours and policing the building will be by the Postville Commercial Club and Kiwanis Club. School Receives Transportation Aid The Postville Community Schools received a check from the State Department of Public Instruction for $9,558.45 for state transportation aid for the 1959-1960 school year. This represented 49 per cent of the amount due the Postville Schools as the last general assembly did not provide sufficient funds to pay such claims in full. The total cost of bus transportation for the Postville Community Schools last year $51,262.43. lates Claimed . February 4 —Complete dispersal sale of the E. nerd at farm south of I Mayhew Eaten, auction- ns State Bank, clerk. New Telephone Line To Luana An additional telephone line has been installed between Postville and Luana to improve service between ths two towns, it was announced this week by the Postville Farmers Telephone Company. The new number for the line to Luana is: 86 4-7429. Telephone users are asked to enter this number in their present directory. Users may dial the new numbr or call the number already listed in the directory. I Shrine Club Meets In Postville l 1 ^; ^as host to a meeting of the Northeast Iowa Shrine Itt ffl MW Hall last Saturday evening. Harlan.Sebastian pr Walter were co-chairmen of the arrangements hcieu HC m£*5 visiUn * ° mcers ot the soclety ' l ° ittZ nrls" Ellcader, secretary; Kenneth Steege, Fredericksburg, presi Kratt, West Union, vie. President.^ ^ Rev. Weihe, who has been chairman of the literature committee of the council for the past decade, helped prepare a United Lutheran evangelism chart "Christ Is the Good News" which is used to train laymen in evangelism work. It is being used by all Lutheran church bodies in North America, the United Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A., and in 20 other countries with translations in five other languages now being prepared. In 1953-1954 Rev. Weihe organized and directed the pilot projects which culminated in the church- wide ULCA Lutheran Evangelism Mission. Rev. Weihe is a native of Postville, a graduate of Postville high school, Luther college, Decorah, and the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia. He has also studied at the State University of Iowa, Iowa City, and at Union Theological Seminary, New York City. He has traveled widely throughout the U. S. and Canada, and has conducted experimental evangelism projects in the Caribbean and South America. He has also observed the work of the church in Europe. The Lutheran Evangelism Council represents 94 per cent of all Lutheran church bodies in North America, including all churches of the National Lutheran Council. The evangelism council helps to plan and coordinate evangelism programs among Lutheran bodies in the United States and Canada. KIESAU WITH COE BAND IN CAPITOL David Kiesau, son of Dr. and Mrs. M. F. Kiesau, is a member of the 45-piece Coe College AFROTC Band that will represent the state of Iowa in the Inaugural Parade in Washington, D. C. January 20. The trip represents the band's 7th appearance at a presidential inauguration. Stanley Vesely Sr., former band director and now business manager for the band, took the unit to its first inaugural in 1929 when Herbert Hoover became president of the United States. The AFROTC band has appeared at every presidential inauguration since, as well as representing Iowa at the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago. Basic Skills Tests Next Week All students of the Postville Community School District in grades three through six will take the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills January 25 and 26. These tests are given every year usually during the latter part of January. The basic skills test is designed to measure certain skills involved in reading, work-study, language and arithmetic. The results of the tests aid the teachers,in identifying the accomplishments and abilities of each pupil. From the tests the teacher can see the strengths and weaknesses of pupils in the various skills tested. This information enables the teacher to adopt the instruction to each pupil's needs, interests, and abilities. Results To Be Studied. School officials hope that the results of these tests will help the school build on the strengths and improve the weaknesses of each child. Over 40 Attend Commercial Club There was a good attendance at the January meeting of the Postville Commercial Club. A discussion of many business matters was held after the dinner. The Community Memorial Hospital dedication and open house was explained by John Kittleson, chairman of the hospital board of trustees, and by Ed Kozelka, chairman of the building committee. The Commercial Club voted to aid in the open house and dedication by printing a registration card and by aiding in any other way as needed Howard Gordanier volunteered to be in charge of a group of business men to police the exit doors dur ing the open house hours. Members balloted to continue the present schedule of remaining open Friday nights. It was announced that the next two meetings will be annual affairs of the club, the Farmers banquet in February and the athletic banquet in March. John K. Minnoch of Chicago, a humorist, will address the farmers gathering on Thursday, February 9. Jerry Burns, head football coach at the University of Iowa, will address the athletic banquet on Thursday, March 9. Officers Of Luana Bank Re-elected The regular annual meeting of the stockholders of the Luana Savings Bank was held at the banking rooms of the bank in Luana on Tuesday of last week. Directors elected were: Earl F. Miller, George Heins, Lorenz Doerring, J. A. Lenth, and A. A. Johanningmeier. Cornell Riveland, a former officer of the bank, was elected an honorary member of the board. The following officers were named at the organization meeting of the board held at the bank: Earl F. Miller, president; George Heins, vice president; C. Adrian Riveland, cashier; Mrs. Delbert Suckow, assistant cashier; Mrs. Delia Cowell, teller; and Karen Schlitter, bookkeeper. The annual report presented showed another successful year of operation. Allamakee — Fayette AREA BRIEFS Clayton — Winneshiek Fire Whistle To Start March Of Dimes Jan. 25th Volunteer Solicitors To Begin House-To-House Drive Starting At 6:30 Postville will cooperate in this years March of Dimes drive by holding a porchlight campaign next Wednesday evening, January 25, beginning with the blowing of the fire siren at 6:30 p. m., according to- Miss Catherine Staadt, acting town chairman. The fire siren will sound at 6:3& p. m. starting solicitors on their way. Everyone who expects to- contribute is asked to have a porch- light burning which will invite solicitors to call. Porch lights or front window lights should be left on until a solicitor calls, after which they should be turned off. Calls will be made between 6:3t and 8:00 p. m. next Wednesday evening, January 25. Working with Miss Staadt on the town committee are: Mrs. Leo Ball, Mrs. Edward Kozelka, Mrs. Loren Meyer, Mrs. Charles Fishback and Mrs. Truman Overeen. The door- to-door solicitors are being contacted for every block in town and they are being prepared for next Wednesday evening. Now with the Salk vaccine a proved preventive for paralytic polio, and rehabilitation a modern medical blessing, the National Foundation is continuing its efforts toward the complete conquest of polio and the prevention and relief of human suffering from the impairments of other crippling diseases such as birth defects and arthritis. Prevent crippling diseases by saying yes to the new March of Dimes. Yohe Is Elected Board Chairman Rites Held For Former Resident Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 3, for Ernst A. Aumann of Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Chapel of Wisconsin Memorial Park with burial in Wisconsin Memorial Park mausoleum. Mr. Aumann was a former resident of this community. Ernst Aumann passed • away at the age of 75 years. He is survived by his wife, Ida Aumann (nee Kamp), a daughter, Doris R. Aumann, and other relatives and friends. Morrell L. Yohe of Waterville was elected chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Allamakee county at the reorganization meeting of that group after the first of the year. In other action, the board named board member John Baumgartner as committeeman for the court house and Alton J. Bulman as committeeman . for the county home. Dr. A. F. Wiley of Waukon was named county medical examiner for a period of January 1, 1961 to December 31, 1962. New Lights. STRAWBERRY POINT —Strawberry Point's town council in their main business of the evening, accepted the bid of Graybar Electric Company of Davenport for the new mercury vapor lamps to illuminate the downtown section of the community. Other sections of the town will also benefit from the change inasmuch as the present downtown lighting will be re-in stalled in the residential district. Hospital Opens. GUTTENBERG — Open only a few days and with much important equipment still not delivered, Guttenberg's new Municipal Hospital this week found itself almost completely full with both medical and surgical patients occupying the beds, along with mothers and their! new-born infants. ] Contract For Site. CRESCO—Board of directors of the Howard-Winneshiek Community school district has entered into a contract for a purchase of a 30- acre site for a new grade school building in Cresco with a second contract optioning for an additional 30 acres for any future expansion. Bank Head Resigns. WAUKON—-C. H. Megorden has resigned as president of Waukon State Bank, it has been announced since the annual meeting. He has been with the bank since 1919, serving in various capacities. Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences Grades kindergarten through three of the Cora B. Darling School will hold parent-teacher conferences the week of January 23 through 27. Parents will be notified of the time of their conference. Since report cards are not given for these grades, it is important for parents to attend these conferences. Elementary grade report cards for the first semester will be given out Wednesday. January 18. Report cards are given to students in grades four through six. County Legion Meeting Jan. 24 The Allamakee County Legion meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24, at the Legion rooms. Memorial Hall. Postville, according to Roy Knight, county commander. There will be a business meeting, program, and lunch. Vic Walter will show movies of his recent trip to Hawaii. At The Theatre Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 19, 20 and 21—-Walt Disney presents Robert Louis Stevenson's "Kidnapped" starring Peter Finch, James MacArthur and Bernard Lee. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, January 22, 23, 24 and 25—"Bells Are Ringing" starring Judy Holliday and Dean Martin. March Of Dimes Set In Clayton The Clayton county March of Dimes got under wal last week with a meeting of campaign chairmen. County officers this year are Robert Allen, county chairman, and Mrs. M. D. Hjelmeng, treasurer. Area chairmen of the drive include: Mrs. John Reardon, Monona; Don McShane, Luana; LeRoy E. Larson, St. Olaf; Tennis D. Mork, rural Postville; Elmer L. Meyer, Elgin rural. Rites Held For H. W. Nuehring Herman William Nuehring, wh» was born in Clayton county, December 19, 1878, died December 17, two days before his eighty-second birthday, at his Waterville home. Nuehring, who had farmed in this area, was married to Edith A. Warnholty on November 24, 1903, at Postville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nuehring: a son, Oliver; a daughter, Lucy E. Kalke; four brothers and three sisters. Surviving are his wife; one son, George of Waterloo; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Edmunds of Minneapolis; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Kiwanis Officers Installed Here Monday James J. Ahern of Dubuque, lieutenant governor of the Illinois-Eastern Iowa Division of Kiwanis Internationalinstalled officers of the Postville Kiwanis Club last week. Installed were, left to right: •G^™reKadtT^ patent; Hall Roberts, president; Mr. Ahern, installing officer; Robert Burling, Screfary and tamedLte past president; and Marvin Chevalier, second vice president. Herald photo. Rites Held For Levi E. Schultz Levi Edward Schultz, son of William and Frederika Schultz, was born February 4, 1886, at Postville, Iowa. He died at the Postville Community Hospital January 14, 1961, at the age of 74 years, 11 months- and 10 days. Levi Schultz received his schooling in rural schools. On July 27, 1916, he was united in marriage to Helen Kluss at Postville. Levi Schultz was baptized and confirmed in the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Postville. In recent years he attended the Methodist Church in Luana, where he was a merchant for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents a daughter, DeVonne; three- brothers, and three sisters. Surviving are his wife; two sons. Dean Schultz of Idaho Falls, Idaho and Reid Schultz of Oxnard, California; one brother, William Schultz of Postville; one sister, Mrs. Keith Gray, also of Postville; and three grandsons. Funeral services were held at the Schutte Funeral Home Tuesday, January 17, at 2:00 p. m. with the Rev. Walter T. Martin in charge of the rites. Burial was in the Postville cemetery.

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