Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on March 1, 1961 · Page 1
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Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 1, 1961
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kee — Fayette A BRIEFS _ W!nne$hl«k ew Club. jERG — Dr."" Robert L. ttenberg optometrist, J emporary chairman of, formed Guttenberg b at its organization d last Friday at the Community school the former Pattison nig. -blem Road. .^-Surveying is - going oblem road" 13 south inter rains soften the lake maintenance dif- t Scarr of the state , said today that two avc been at work dur- .'weather, and the road in as good condition while the long range elops More Room. — Decorah Communi- are again confronted blem of where to get lassrooms for next Supt. John Cline. rep- board of education at ncil meeting Tuesday the council to con- the schools use part ity hall for classrooms, nitcd Fund. ounty United Fund ircctors in session at sday night voted un- o pay its cooperating % of their askings, in fact that the drive last only 78% of its quota. e Theatre Friday and Saturday nd 4—Walt Disney pre- Who Dared" starring John Beal and James onday, Tuesday and March 5. 6, 7 and 8— "The Time Machine" Taylor. Alan Young, ieux, Sebastian Cabot eimore. 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, MARCH 1, 1961. Number 18. ive Is uccess 1 drive for Heart Funds in Postville with a se appeal. The drive rmed a success by Mrs. utte and Mrs. Leeone n chairmen. However, till being received and s may be left at the Bank. *rmen have extended to the solicitors and who contributed. Soli- Eugene Ellis, James rese. Laurence Hofer, es. Norman Johnson, Gerwin Martins, Har- Tennis Mork, Leonard d Palmquist, Harold Pieper, Leslie Poesch, ar, Harley Radloff, Sr., Registration Is Set For 1961 Kindergarten Parents Are Urged To Register Youngsters At School, March 13-17 Registration for kindergarten students for the 1961-1962 school year will be held at the Cora B. Darling Elementary School March 13 though March 17. Registration will be held in the music room just west of the central library in the elementary buildins. Hours for registration will be 2:45 to 4:30 on Monday through Thursday and from 2:45 to 4:00 on Fri- i day, March 17. School officials urge that all eligible children be registered at this time in order that the school may plan efficiently fo educate these children next fall. A child to be eligible to attend the Postville kindergarten during the 1961-1962 school year must be five years old by October 1, 1960. Birth certificates must be displayed when the children are registered according to the policy established by the board of education. Having the birth certificate alon? for registration will save much time and bother for both parents and school officials. It is necessary that parents of all eligible children in the Postville district register their children at this time in the Eelemen- tary School. Parents of children who are not in the Postville District at this time but whose children will attend Postville's Elementary School next year should also register their child. The kindergarten teachers in addition to. registering children for next fall will work with the parents of the children to prepare a schedule so that all of these children may visit kindergarten for a half day this spring. Parents bringing in children for registration will also be given several booklets containing suggestions as how to best prepare the child for kindergarten and an explanation of the kindergarten work in the Postville. School. Hospital Moved To New Quarters It was patient moving day from the old Postville Hospital to the ! new Community Memorial Hospital ai. uuriey nauion, or., I ' as ' Wednesday afternoon. Nine nhardt. Elmer Sander\\ patients were transferred from the -hroeder. Vance Stover,' M 5 ^ hospital to the new during the - - — - ' ! time of noon to 3:00 p. m. by the Schutte Ambulance service. The Community Memorial Hospital has been in use for the community since the move. A few odds and ends of work are being completed at the new hospital but this work can go on without bothering the patients. nson. Dr. D. E. Tinker, icke and Harold Christ Arrival ital Here arrival— the first born 'munity Memorial Hospi- "ded to the community past week. A boy was IT. and Mrs. Clifford •ostville. February 27, lbs., 15 ozs. led !<--'< 1 Cases. 1 Kackman, Elgin, Feb. ne Wolter, Luana, Feb. lson. Postville, Feb. 25. 1 Larson, Elgin, Feb. 25. Pfistcr, Elgin, Feb. 26. Belrien, Monona, Feb. 26. chanson, Postville, Feb ims, Clermont, Feb. 27. a Cooley, Elgin, Feb. 27. old Christofferson, Post- 27. "nrsical Cases. Mason, Postville, Feb man, Elgin, Feb. 28. uebner Is d Here y Huebner, Senta Vull- daughter of Henry nd his wife Ida Buck as born in Farmersburg, r av 23, 1896. She was the Lutheran Church burg on August 16, 1896 "nfirmed in the Lutheran Elkader on April 9, 19H. een in ill health for a years and died suddenly e on February 24, 1961 at t 64 years and nine married to Henry Hueb- Paul's Lutheran Church, n October 15, 1919. The their entire lives in preceded in death by one son, Dwayne; and Lora and Adele, who rhood. rvived by her husband; ugene, of Postville; one Elaine, Mrs. Larry Hey- uque; her mother, Mrs. llgraf of Farmersburg; Lena Vullgraf of Farm- ve grandchildren, and t relatives and friends, services were held Mon- oon, 2:00 p. m. at St. • Lutheran Church in Burial was In PostvlUe Athletic Banquet Is Scheduled For Thursday, March 9 • The Postville Commercial Club's annual athletic banquet will be held on Thursday evening, March 9, 6:30 p. m., in the all purpose room of the Postville Grade school. Speaker for the event will be Jerry Burns, head football coach at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. He will bring with him a member of the grid squad. Postville Dollar Days, March 9-11 Dollar Days, a symbol of old fashioned bargains, will be held by Postville merchants on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 9, 10 and 11. Merchants are now preparing specials to be offered in these dollar saving bargain days. Advertisements of the dollar day specials will appear in next week's issue of the Postville Herald. Plan now to take part in this pre- Easter jamboree of savings. Legislators Talking It Over Here is State Representative Walter R. Hagen, right, of Waterville, talking things over with a neighbor in the assembly, Representative Fred Wier of Louisa county. Mr. Hagen, 45 year old farmer, is serving his first term in the Iowa House. He is ranking member of the conservation committee, and a member of committees on fish and game, public health, public utilities, roads and highways, schools, libraries and state educational institutions. The picture was taken by Don Reid of the Iowa Press Association, just prior to the legislative "recess" which started February 24. Thieves Break Into The Creamery Theives broke into the Postville Farmers Cooperative Creamery sometime early Sunday morning, punched the safe, and stole an amount of cash less than $10.00 in amount. The thieves gained entrance to the building by breaking into the back door. They punched the dial on the safe to break into the vault. This was the only known theft in the area over the weekend. Cook On Drake Student Committee Des Moines—Gary Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Cook, of Postville, is a member of Hie student committee planning "Religion in Action" week at Drake University. The week-long series of activity begins Sunday, February 28. with an Inter-Faith Banquet and continues through Thursday. Theme of the week is "Decision arid Learning". Special convocations, seminars, conferences and buzz sessions on religious topics are planned during the five-day event. Ampng the speakers scheduled to take part in the week are Dr. Paul Holmerofthe Yale Divinity School: Father George Garrelts, Catholic chaplain at the University of Minnesota; and the Rev. Mr. John' Woods, pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church of Cedar Rapids. Cook is a senior student majoring in philosophy in the Drake college of liberal arts. Mat Coach Elected To State Office Norvard Nalan, wrestling co.ich at the Postville High School, was recently elected vice president of the Iowa High School Wrestling Coaches Association. Other officers elected included Jim Fox of Davenport as president and Dave Natvig of Waterloo as secretary. Mr. Nalan is in his second year of coaching at Postville. The elections were held at a meeting of the coaches during the recent State High School Wrestling Tournament at Cedar Falls. Mrs. Christofferson Injured In Explosion Mrs. Harold Christofferson suffered n fractured leg, cuts and bruises on Monday when a wood burning heater in the basement exploded and showered the room area with pieces of flying iron. The explosion threw out pieces of metal much like shrapnel. A piece of the metal struck Mrs. Christofferson in the leg just below the knee, cutting a deep gash, and breaking the bone. She was taken to Community Memorial Hospital for treatment and is a patient there. CLAYTON DAIRYMEN ARE HONORED AT COW CONFERENCE Ton Clayton county dairymen were named to Iowa's Dairy "400" Club for I960, says Extension Director Max E. Sauerbry of Elkader. Dairymen in Clayton county whose herds have averaged over 400 pounds of butterfat for more than 10 years include: A. J. Johnson, Elkader: Ray Troester, Elkader: Kuehl Brothers, Elkport; A, J. Hempeler & Son, Garnavillo; George and Henry Dickman, Garnavillo; Lawrence and Robert Schultz, Luana; Lyle Zieman, Luana; Lyman Ferguson, Monona; Ben Erickson & Son, Postville; and Alvin Thoreson, Postville. A group of 144 was honored at Ames on Tuesday at the Tenth Annual Iowa State University Cow Conference. Holstein herds again dominated the list, with 114 making the club. There were 15 Guernsey, 10 Jersey, four Brown Swiss and one mixed herds. There were 1.889 herds on Dairy Herd Improvement Association records at Iowa State University last year. Their average butterfat pro- duel inn was 401 pounds. Town Hires Law Firm For Street Paving And Gutter The law firm of Bannister, Carpenter, Ahlers and Cooney of Des Moines was retained by furnish proceedings and render bond opinions in connection with the street improvement program to be undertaken in 1961 in Postville. The firm was hired at a special meeting of the town council held last Friday evening. The council examined the assessment plans prepared by the engineers showing each lot and parcel in the town to be assessed for the cost of the street improvement program. The council decided to begin the process of fixing the actual value of each lot and parcel as provided by law at a meeting held on February 28. Miss Sadler At NABTE Convention Chicago — Rose Ann Sadler, President of College of Future Business Leaders of America in Iowa, State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, attended the opening of the annual convention of the National Association for Business Teacher Education (NABTE) last week in the Conrad Hilton Hotel. More than 400 teachers from all over the country will take part in convention sessions through Saturday, February 25. Rites Held For rving Crawford Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Frankville Church for Irving Crawford, who passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 22. The Rev. Walter T. Martin of Postville officiated with Rev. Reynolds of Frankville assisting. Irving Leslie Crawford, son of Thomas J. and Helen Cavin Crawford, was born August 4, 1893 at Frankville. He departed this life February 22. 1961, at the age of 67. He was baptized September 6, 1903 and received into the Frankville Presbyterian church on affirmation of faith by the Rev. A. J. Gregg. He attended the Frankville School and Valders Business college at Decorah. He was married to Alma Leer on May 9. 1917 at Walikon. To this union one son, Leonard C, was born. Irving Crawford was actively engaged in farming throughout his life time. He was always interested and took an active part in the worth while activitiesvef his community. He served many years as a trustee of the Frankville Presbyterian Church as well as in many other positions of trust in the community. He was a member of Great Lights Lodge 181 A. F. & A. M„ Decorah. He was Past Master of Brotherly Love Lodge A. F. & A. M., Frankville. Irving L. Crawford is survived by his wife, Alma; his son, Leonard C.; one grandson, Darrel Crawford of Frankville; and one brother, Charles C. Crawford of Norfolk, Nebraska. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Stella, and a brother, Lynn B. County To Give Surplus Food The Allamakee county Board of Supervisors has again decided to distribute surplus commodities to, all those people who are receiving either categorical or general assistance and to low-income families. Harlan Keller, Supervisor of Surplus Commodities and Civil Defense, met with the board on February 21, at which time, the surplus commodity program was fully discussed and plans for distribution were made. The first distribution will probably be made in March or April and will consist of butter, dry milk, rice, corn meal, flour, dried eggs, pork and gravy, canned beef and beans. All those who are presently receiving old age assistance, aid to dependent children, aid to the blind and aid to the disabled are eligible for these commodities and need not make application but all those receiving other assistance and low-income families may apply. Applications will be taken on March 6 and 7 in the assembly room in the court house, Waukon. German Pastor To Spend Week At St. Paul's The Rev. Kurt Horn, rector of the theological seminary in Nuren berg, Germany, is visiting in the United States as a guest of the Board of Social Missions, United Lutheran Church in America under the church workers exchange program of the Lutheran World Federation. This week he is a guest of St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church. His visit here is for the purpose of ob serving the work of a rural parish in stewardship, evangelism and parish activities. Born in Bad Kissingen, Germany, his father was school teacher and Klinge Baby Is First Arrival At New Hospital Sixteen Prizes Await Child And The Parents; Baby Born On Monday Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Klinge of Postville are the parents of the first baby born at the new Community Memorial Hospital, which was occupied for the first time by patients on Wednesday of last week. The baby and his parents will be the recipients of 18 prizes offered by Postville merchants. In addition, the baby will be given a $25.00 savings bond, a gift of the Postville Volunteer Fire Department. The new arrival, a boy. was born at 12:15 a. m. Monday, February 27, and weighed seven pounds and 15 ounces. For the Klinges this is their fourth child. They are parents of a boy 12, a girl .9, a girl Iff months old, and the new baby. The prizes offered include everything that parents of a new born baby could possibly want—there will be blankets, shoes, food and many other baby necessities and in addition there are gifts for mom and dad. The 16 sponsoring merchants of the first baby contest at the Community Memorial Hospital are: Anderson's Clothing, Citizens State Bank, Dereen Style Shop, Farmers. Store, Waters Dairy, Harold's Cash Market, Don's Jewelry, Kramer's, Groff Drug, D & J Electric, Postville State Bank, Louis Schutte and Sons, Tindell Shoe Store, Schroeder's Grocery, Stumme's Grocery, and the V and J Koffee Shop. Brandt Completes ISU Farm Study Robert E. Brandt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Brandt of Postvilli was one of 74-young men who this week completed the winter quarter program in Farm Operation at Iowa State University. The students and their parents and friends were guests Wednesday at a reception on campus, honoring the graduates. At a dinner following the reception, Carlyle Gauger, . State 4-H Club Leader, challenged the young men to accept the leadership responsibilities that will be given to them in their home communities. Winter Quarter. The Winter Quarter Program in Farm Operation is three months in length, and includes courses in soils, crops, livestock production, agricultural engineering, and farm management. School Grade Program March 10 The annual grade school program will be presented on Friday, March 10, "The Happy Wonderings", a story of a boy in sixth grade who lpoks back at his years spent in attending the Cora B. Darling School. From his first day in kindergarten, when he learns a finger play, until the sixth grade when he participated in a skit about Cora B. Darling, John leads a varied and interesting life. The program will be held in the'school gymnasium. Hi-Way Lanes In Changed Ownership Hi-Way Lanes in Postville changes hands today as the new owners, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schlee, take over from the previous owners, Mr. and Mrs. Harley Radloff, Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Harley Radloff, Jr. The ownership change is effective today, March 1. Mr. and Mrs. Schlee, their son-in- law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wes Halvorson, will operate the lanes with * a continuance of the league schedule now in effect. They plan a bowling tournament to be announced soon. Mrs. Smith On Dean's Honor List A Postville resident is among the 61 students at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, named to the dean's honor list for the past semester. Marilyn Smith, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Walter T. Martin, has been cited by Dean Howard S. Greenlee jfor academic distinction. To be included students must carry at least 12 hours work and must" attain at least a 2.5 grade point average of a possible 3.0 maximum. In announcing the honor, Dean Greenlee praised the students for "their devotion to the central purpose of college life." "These individuals have contributed not only to themselves, but alsor to their fellow students and to the College itself." Rev. Kurt Horn j organist in the church school there. He studied the organ at Kreuznach, where he attended high school, later serving as organist in the local prison and at the church He studied at several European universities as well as at the theological seminary at Munich. The Nazis came to power during his seminary years, when he was living in the home of Bishop Meiser of Bavaria, who was under house arrest. He joined the Bavarian Brotherhood of Pastors, an association within the Confessional Church, which militantly and in quieter ways opposed Nazism. Rev. Horn is married and has four children. \ 18 Freight Cars Detailed In Postville There was lofis of ^excitement in Postville Saturday afternoon when 18 cars of the eastbound Milwaukee Freight No. 62 were derailed in Postville just opposite the Rock Island depot. Sixteen of the 18 cars were completely derailed and smashed in varying degrees. Pictured above are the front cars of the derailed group—a tanker, a double deck sheep car piled on top, and additional cars piling up at the rear. This picture was received too late for publication last week. Photo by Lutz. Rites Held For Lewis McNally Funeral services were conducted at Marion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gunder on Saturday, February 25, 2:00 p. m.. for Lewis J. McNally, 87, who passed away at his home on Wednesday. February 22. The Rev. Henry J. Mathre was the officiating minister. Burial was in the Marion church cemeterv. Lewis Jerome McNally was born on December 2, 1873 in Clayton county, Iowa, the son of Richard McNally and Rosaltha Rounds McNally. He died at home on February 22, 1961. at the age of 8T years, two months, and 20 days. He lived his entire life on the home farm six and one-half miles southwest of Luana. Mr. McNally was united in marriage to Clara Mork on January 19, 1920. To this union was born 11 children. Lewis McNally was baptized on December 16. 1958 by the Rev. Bruce Boyce and at this time became a confirmed member of the Marion Lutheran Church. Throughout his life, he engaged in cattle feeding and general farming. He had the distinction in the latter years of being the third longest shipper of cattle to the Chicago stockyards. Among his interests, Mr. McNally doctored lump-jawed cattle; dehorned cat- tie; sold silos; and was a salesman for a fertilizer company for 34 years. As a hobby in his early years he was a caller for square dances in Iowa and Wisconsin and maintained an interest in sports, especially basketball and • baseball. Mr. McNally was preceded in. death by his parents: twT sisters. Mary McFaul and Minnie Bunt; one brother, Richard; one so". Wayne Richard. Two sisters, Fdith and May and three brothers Robert, Cleveland, and Jabe, died in infancy. He leaves to mourn his death, his wife, Clara; ten children, Mary CMrs. Alindo Blattie) *" of New Hampton, Lucille McNally of Kansas City, Missouri, Delores (Mrs. Hugh Varty) of Minneapolis, Robert McNally of Luana, Shirley (Mrs. Donald Nylund) of St. Cloud. Minnesota, Virginia (Mrs. Robert Rude) Eau-Claire, Wisconsin, Betty (Mrs. Richard Searls) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Patricia (Mrs. Paul Smith) of Elgin, Ronald McNally of Iowa City, and Sandra McNally of Luana; 20 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Cecil Steele of Waverly; two brothers, W. W. McNally of Healdeburg, California and Marlon McNally of Salem, Oregon; and a- host of relatives and friends.

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