Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on February 1, 1961 · Page 1
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1 ille Cub Dens Hold ry Meets it Don VIII met January home of Mrs. Don Marrs. Loo Boesc, Den Method the achievements, rris led the Flag Cere- Jim Szabo, denner, called d collected the dues. A ness meeting was held a Mortindale was elected A Alan Mork assistant c boys 'began working If head molds. Games d and the meeting WBF h the Living Circle. I)cn III. et on January 24 at the rs. Eugene Suddendorf Lyle Groth and Den Ellis Assisting. Roll call, n.e of dues and the Flag opened the meeting, r and Lion molds were d the rcmanider of the as spent making differ- on! of potatoes, corks, with the theme of Genius. Mrs. 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, FEBRUARY 1, 1961. Number 14. s nR which is . ished the treat and the losed with the Living met on January 30 for ar meeting. The meet- ened with the Flag Cere- denner and assistant lied roll and collected s Achievements were d the meeting time was ke valentines. The Den ed the scouts in some lders. The Living Circle e. and a treat from Dale the meeting. The next ill be February 7. Den. VI. nt Den VI met January heir Den Mother, Mrs. nkman, assisted by Mrs. cr. The boys continued eir hand pupoets. Stunts "Skin Throuah the Stick" nee Dip". The meeting with the Living Circle. Den IX. IX met on January 24 Den Mother, Mrs. Sam assistant Den Mother, e Huebner. Mark Landt nd Pat Martin, assistant e meeting was opened ledge to the Flag with Terry Stumme. holding The Den Chief taught w to tie shetbend (knot) owed how to handle and , knife. Each boy carved from a bar of soap. The losed with the Living Den IV. held its regular meeting at the home of their •. Mrs. H. A. Jarms, as- rs. Arno Gunderson and Jack Oldag. The meet- Ued to order by denner e with the Pledge to the s of South America were A discussion on South •as held. A birthday urnished by Danny Mc ame was played and the losed with the Living Den V. et at the home of Mrs. th Mrs. Wittenberger as anuary 24. The meeting to order and the Flag -vas conducted 'by assist- Roland Martin. Roll nswered bv naming the e Service Projects. The Bill Burling and the rs helped the boys dur- eting with their Webelo ts. The knot require- ting of a number of dif- ts was practiced during The meeting closed iving Circle and the Den ought. At the December ng Jim Burling and Horn received their Lion Hen Handke and Bill ceivod theirs at the Jan- mg. Gold arrows were oland Martin, Jim Bur- Handkc and BiU Bron- lilver arrow was awarded lartin. Boy Scouts To Hold Dinner For Kiwanians Potluck Dinner Is Set For Next Monday Night At St. Paul's Ev. Church The Boy Scouts of America will observe their 51st anniversary during Boy Scout Week, February G to 13. In keeping with the national observance, Boy Scouts are planning special events. The Boy Scouts will host the members of the Postville Kiwanis Club at a special potluck dinner at St. Paul's Lutheran Church next Monday evening, starting at 6:30 p. m. The Kiwanis Club is the sponsoring organization for the Boy Scouts. Kiwanis members are being given invitations by individual Scouts and will be escorted to the meeting by these boys. Parents of Scout members will also be present. Huge Crowd Sees Opening Of New Hospital Holstein Cows Complete Records Brattleboro, Vermont — The Holstein- Friesian Association of America , has announced that the following registered Holstein cows in Iowa have completed official records that bring their lifetime production totals to more than 100,000 pounds of milk. Cloverlot Carnation Mvra Bettv 3352142 — 101.601 pounds of milk and 3,906 pounds of buttcrfat in 2,655 days on official test. Owned by Dale W. Turner, Postville. Rites Held For Wm. W. Ewing William Willis Ewing. son of William Stuart and Hannah Bacon Ewing, was born at Postville. Town, March 21, 1915. His early youth was spent in the rural Postville community and he was a graduate of Postville high school. On October 16, 1936. he was united in marriage with Dorothy I.. Olson of Elgin. To this union were born two sons. Richard Allen and Ronald William. Mr. Ewing led an active life as a buttermakcr in the Postville. I.a-j Motte and Holy Cross creameries; and for 13 years was the manager! and buttermaker of the Farley j creamery. During his residence in Farley, he also served several] terms as president of the school j board. He was a member of the! Farley Community Methodist Church, Past Grand Master of the Farley Masonic Lodge, and Past Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star. He was preceded in death by his father, William S. Ewing. Sr. and a year ago by his wife. Dorothy, after which he made his home with sister. Mr. 4000 Attend Open House At The Memorial Hospital Excellent Comment Registration cards for the open house had a place for comments from the viewers. Many people took advantage of these lines to express their thoughts of the new hospital.. Following are a few excerpts from some of the cards: Ossian—"Finest in the area." Luana — "Beautiful! So many extra services not available in other hospitals." Monona—"The best I have ever seen. Grand." Clermont — "A modern hospital for N. E. Iowa." Calmar—Beautiful hospital. Appreciate having so nice a hospital so close to home." Tripoli—"Wonderful contribution to the community." West Union—"The hospital looks wonderful. May God bless you all as you work with the sick." Elgin—"A well equipped, beautiful hospital." Farmersburg—"A real nice hospital and also very nice equipment." Postville—Wonderful! Wonderful! Perfect and beyond comprehension; to be proud of and thankful for." A crowd estimated at 4.000 attended the open house and dedication of the Community Memorial Hospital here on Saturday and Sunday of last week. About 1,400 toured the new building Saturday afternoon; the remainder saw the new facilities Sunday afternoon and evening, the peak attendance being between the hours of 1:00 to 5:00 Sunday. TOP PHOTO—Cornerstone ceremonies were held at 1:00 p. m. Sunday with Dr. M. F. Kiesau being given the honor of laying this significant slab of stone. Grouped around the entrance of the hospital for the ceremony were the following, left to right: John Falb, master of ceremonies for the program; Dick Schlee, mason, who actually placed the stone in position; Dr. F. W. Kiesau; Ted Anderson, member of the cornerstone committee; and the Rev. F. R. Ludwig of Milwaukee, who gave the address for the program. R. C. Huebner, ' " '" " — - —•> *<-- -••>-planned the program is not shown in this picture. BOTTOM PHOTO—Shown here is a view of a part of the crowd in the lobby of the new hospital as they waited their turn to be taken through the building by a special tour guide. Assessor Closing Books Here Now Town Assessor Leo Heins is asking that all persons who have missed their appointment for assessing to call at the assesor's office in Memorial Hall on either Friday or Saturday of this week. All persons must be assessed. Mr. Heins is trying to close the assessing books for the town at the earliest possible time. St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church Holds Meeting chairman of the committee on the cornerstone laying and the man who Collected ies Drive his brother-in -law and and Mrs. Otto E. Olson of Elgin. j After a lingering illness. he j Contractors Meeting passed away nt the Postville Com-. munity Hospital on January 24 at • p Qr <\Q Service the age of 45 years. 10 months and. Postville Herald photos three days. He leaves tn mourn his passing! A meeting will be held for contractors who do soil conservation his two sons. Richard of Cedar Rap- j w ' or| . on fa ,. mSi Tuesday. February ids and Ronald of Iowa State In versily, Ames; one daughter-in-law Marilyn, and one grandson Keith of Cedar Rapids: ins i and step-father. Mr. and Mi- Davis of Postville: three Hazel (Mrs. Otto Olson i Paul nothor s. Ben sister-, of Elgin. chlight March of Dimes e held in Postville last evening netted $524.07, to Catherine Staadt, act- hairman of the campaign, on the town committee Staadt were Mrs. Truer.. Mrs. Leo Ball, Mrs er. Mrs. Edward Kozelka hartes Fishback. adt has extended her all those who assisted rive and to all organiza- individuals who con- Contributions for the still coming in and may the Citizens State Bank, titers for the drive were: rt Martindale, Mrs. Tru- een, Mrs. Elmer Heins, ha Lammert, Don Mars. Robert Converse, Mrs. ern, Mrs. Otto Mlene, aid Meyer, Mrs. tfohn "s. Ralph LaVelle, Mrs. ozelka, Mrs. Fred A. w. LaVUa Schmidt, Mrs. Syce, Mrs. Lyle Groth, h Steele, Mrs. Leo Ball, Meyer, Mrs. Charles Mrs. Roy Knight, Mrs. ". Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Mrs. George Huebner, It Groff, Clinton Lam- LaVern Stumme, Mrs. i Mrs. Ethel Steele, Mrs. uUe, Mrs. Marvin Sue- Rose McNeil, Mrs. Har- Jr., Mrs. LaMont rs. Burnie Ecklund, Mrs. Wist, Mrs. Ted Green ack Hager. Both, Marie Meyer, e and Mrs. Vance Stoy- «ie teller work In tak- wntrlbutlons. Mabel (Mrs. Bertie Waters' of Postville, and Gladys (Mrs. verne Stover) of Martelle: one brother, Robert of Waterloo; and many oilier relatives and friends. The burial was at the Elgin cemetery. 7. I:.'i0 p. m. at the U. S. Soil Conservation Service office. Waukon, according to Jim Barnes, SCS Work Unit Conservationist. SCS and Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee personnel will be present to discuss practice specifications, Agricultural Conservation program cost-sharing requirements, and other matters relating to contractor conservation work. Dairy Dispersal Sale Is Saturday By E. L. "Diz" Dean A complete dispersal of dairy cattle and equipment will be held by E. L. "Diz" Dean at the farm located four and one-half miles south of the Lutheran Church in Postville on Saturday, February 4, starting at 12:00 o'clock noon. The sale is being held as Mr. Dean is going out of dairy farming. The listing includes 125 head of Holsteins, one of the finest herds of dairy cattle in northeast Iowa. Also included on the sale is a complete line of milking equipment, some oats and corn. Mayhew Eaton is the auctioneer; the Citizens State Bank of Postville is the clerk; and the Farm Loan Service is the cashier. Full particulars of the sale may be found elsewhere in this issue the Herald. of Hospital Admim*at„.'Hono«d „ c Community Me- watch and a framed - •' e hos- her 16 Breeder's Meeting To Be Held Here The annual meeting of the Allamakee County Dairy Breeders Association, affiliated with Eastern Iowa' Breeders, will be held on Monday, February 6, at Waukon and Postville. At Waukon, the serving of free pancakes and sausages will begin at 11:30 a. m. at the Farm Bureau building. In Postville the serving of pancakes and sausages will begin at 7:00 p. m. at Memorial Hall. Dan Murphy, representing the American Dairy Association, will be the main speaker at both meetings. Annual Farmers Banquet Set For Thursday, Feb. 9 The annual Farmers Banquet, sponsored by the Postville Commercial Club, will be held on Thursday evening. February 9, at the all purpose room of the Cora B. Darling grade school. The banquet will begin at 6:30 o'clock. Speaker for the banquet will be John K. Minnoch of Chicago, who will talk on "Sense and Nonsense." Often referred to as a "best teller," Minnoch is a laugh-master who registers 1,000 on any laugh-meter. He is scheduled to address the New York Press Association at its annual luncheon, the Iowa City Chamber of Commerce at its an nual banquet, 700 persons in industrial management at Purdue University, the Cleveland Sales Executives Club, Peoria Board of Realtors at its annual meeting, etc. Plans for the annual banquet are now being completed and complete plans will be published in next week's Herald. All farmers of the community are invited to be guests of the club for the evening. While no special invitations are being sent, the club wishes to extend an invitation to all farmers in this area. The menu for the dinner includes: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, gelatin salad, baked beans, rolls and butter, assorted pies. Dr. Palmer Joins The Kiwanis Club Dr. Russell H. Palmer of Postville was inducted as a member of the Postville Kiwanis Club at the regular meeting of that organization held last Monday evening. •Fred O'Riley, Allamakee county farm extension director, told Ki wanians of the new "Iowa Outlook" program that is being conducted during February by the Iowa State University extension service. NEW DISTRICT COOPERATORS NAMED According to Garland Byrnes, chairman of the Allamakee County Soil Conservation District, the following five new cooperators were approved for conservation work at their regular January meeting' Ben Bunge-Dale Reiser, Maurice Regan-William Regan, Leo Conway, James Burke, and Roger E. Miller. This brings the total Allamakee district cooperators to 802. Six hundred six of these have complete conservation plans developed with the assistance of the U. S. Soil Conservation Service personnel. « The annual congregational meeting of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church was held on Sunday. January 22. The following were elected to two year terms on the Church Council: Dr. Robert Schneider, Harlan Schara, Vernon Kugel, Ralph Moorhead, Lorenz Kuhse arid Harvey Jarms. The congregation adopteo a resolution to establish a student loan fund for the use of young people preparing themselves for full time Christian work. This is not in the nature of a scholarship grant, but is meant to lend some assistance to students during the years of their preparation. The loans will be interest free until the time when they enter the duties of their occupation. Action was taken to authorize the Church Council to make arrangements to use the present parsonage for additional Sunday Church School space and increased office facilities, and to prepare a plan for securing another parsonage. This olan will be submitted to a special congregational meeting to be called at a later date. Plans were approved for the observance of the 90th anniversary of the congregation . throughout the year 1961. It will include the invitation to former pastors and sons of the congregation in the ministry to preach in the congregation, a special anniversary service and congregational fellowship dinner, and the raising of a special anniversary gift, through voluntary giving, to be used in the work of Home Missions in the United Lutheran Synod of Iowa. The Home for the aging committee reported that a total of $3,627 has now been received toward the $7,650 needed to purchase 2% acres of ground as a site for a Community Home for the Aging. This site is immediately adjacent to the new Community Memorial Hospital. The committee was directed to begin to work on a proposed time schedule for the ultimate construction goals, and to seek participation and cooperation from other interested groups and individuals in the community. It was emphasized that this home will be built to serve the needs of all,senior citizens of the community, who may seek its services. Total receipts for all purposes in 1960 amounted to $63,018.43. Of this amount, $25,889.51 was used for benevolent work outside the congregation. At the meeting of the Church Council held Monday evening, the following officers were elected for the current year: Dale Anderson, president; Milo Meyer, vice president; Harold Schroeder, secretary; Harley Radloff, Sr., treasurer. Biggest Turnout Comes On Sunday Afternoon; Officials Are Pleased A crowd conservatively estimated at 4,000 saw the new Community Memorial Hospital here last Saturday and Sunday during the open house and dedication. Favorable comments were heard from nearly everyone on the modern new hospital facility. Tours wre conducted through the building by guides who explained the entire system. The medical staff and the technician explained the x-ray, emergency and operating rooms; the hospital mechanical superintendent, Ted Anderson and a crew of men explained the heating and cooling system. The ladies of the Hospital Auxiliary then served cookies and coffee. On Saturday afternoon, there was a steady flow of visitors with 1,40© registered. On Sunday, the rush began and there was a crowd of people through the building. The- attendance became so large by mid- afternoon that many were forced to wait some time to take the tour. Over 2,600 were taken through the hospital Sunday afternoon and evening. Hospital officials, employees, and volunteer workers were well pleased by the turnout of people to see the new hopsital and were given flattering words of praise by many of the viewers. Dedication Ceremony. The hospital was publicly dedicated Saturday evening at the grade school. Dr. Norman B. Nelson, dean, school of medicine. State University of Iowa, gave the dedication address. The welcome on the program was given by Ed Kozelka, chairman of. the building committee. The Rev. Frederick R. Ludwig, former Postville pastor and now of Milwaukee, gave the invocation and extended remarks. Paul Schutte. member of the hospital board, gave a message of appreciation. John Kittleson. chairman of the hospital board, introduced guests which included the present and former hospital board members, the hospital medical staff, the administrator and head nurse, the hospital building committee members, the present and former members of the town council, Leslie Leas of the H. Leslie Leas Foundation for the chapel donation, the architect, and other parties interested in the hospital promotion. Mr. Kittleson then extended remarks of appreciation to Dr. F. W. Kiesau for the many years of medical service to the community. At the close of the remarks, the crowd: rose to its feet in tribute to the elder Dr. Kiesau. G. R. Smith, former planning" committee chairman, now of Clear Lake, extended greetings and reviewed the work of the planning' groups in starting the new hospital on its way. O. H. Thoreson, architect, then made a statement on- building planning. Dr. M. F. Kiesau introduced the- speaker. Cornerstone Laying. The cornerstone laying ceremony was held at 1:00 o'clock Sunday at the hospital. Rudy Huebner. member of the town council, was in charge of the program and selected the items which went into the cornerstone box. Items included a copy of the Postville Herald hospital supplement, a complete list of hospital donors, a number of old coins, an old dollar bill from Ted Anderson, an old day journal of Dr. F. W. Kiesau, a letter from the nursing staff, letters from John Kittleson. chairman, board of trustees, and from Ed Kozelka. building chairman, and other items. The invocation was given by the Rev. F. J. Vallaster. The address was given by the Rev. F. R. Ludwig. Dr. F. W. Kiesau was given the honor of laying the cornerstone. John Falb and Ted Anderson served on the cornerstone committee. The ladies of the Hospital Auxiliary served 500 dozen cookies during the open house. Luana-Monona Dairy To Hold Meeting The annual meeting of the members of the Luana-Monona Cooperative Dairy will be held on Monday, February 6, 1:00 oclock, at the Monona City Hall. There will be election of directors and the transaction of such other business as may come before the meeting. Free lunch will be served following adjournment. At The Theatre Thursday, Friday and Saturday February 2, 3 and 4—Steve Reeves stars in "The Giant of Marathon". Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, February 5, 6, 7 and 8— "High Time" starring Bing Crosby, Fabian, Tuesday Weld and Nicole Maurey. Ice Fisheree To Be Held Feb. 4 - 5 The eleventh annual V. F. Jf. ice fisheree will be held at Prairie du Chien on Saturday and Sunday, February 4 and 5. The contest will be held on the slougfa which runs through the heart *C Prairie du Chien. More than $2,000 in prizes will 1»e awarded. The fishing contest wiH. open at 9:00 a. m. and close at 3:W p. m. both Saturday and Sunday.

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