Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on March 29, 1961 · Page 9
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 9

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 29, 1961
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em her in I YEARS AGO Mtems From the Files ilksbl.itt" Published In |lpril 7, 1911 Ijlrs. Henry Koopman Jy boy at their home fy night. Es a population of 1181 §p the new census as T1321 in 1910. ftp and family have •he house they recently mom A. Mackenstadt. Kh snow fall was re­ corded here Sunday. Last night six inches more of the white flakes fell here. There will be a prize fight in Turner Hall tomorrow evening. Billy Monson and Jones Toutz arc the principals. W. Landt at Luana last week sold a span of white horses to a liveryman at Elkadcr for which he received $400. The High School students staged a mask ball at Staadt's Hall Friday evening and reports have it all had a good time. The Monday Club held its annual meeting at the home of Mrs. F. M. Phillips and elected the following new officers: Mrs. Charles Sonnkalb, president; Mrs. John Sanders, vice president; Mrs. Ed Stone, secretary and treasurer. The stockholders of the Luana Savings Bank held their annual meeting Tuesday and elected the RV1SOFT IN YOUR HOME..., JWTHI DELIOHTTOC DIFFERENCE IT MAKES Try SERViSOFT Water in your home ... FREE See the delightful difference SERViSOFT Water will make in laundering ... bathing... dishwashing ... infant care... everywhere around tt» boose. Call us for a free home trial today. Absolutely no obligation. SERViSOFT Box 434 Phone 86 4-7452 Postville i following new directors: R. Stoehr, J. F. Miller, F. Palas, F. Splies, J. Humphrey, George Lindroth, H. Knuth and G. Pufahl. The bank made a profit of $718 last year or seven per cent. The saloon petition in Allamakee county shows 2852 names, which is only 162 more than the required 65 per cent required by law. Here in Post township anti-saloon people have been able to induce 26 signers to withdraw their names. If this ration is equalled in the rest of the county, the petition will fall. With the arrival of spring plans are being made for considerable new building projects. Committees in charge of the new Turner opera house and the new stage in the Singer Hall are making headway with their plans. Now if the town council will find ways to put in sewer systems, parks, street paving, a town hall, etc.. we will accomplish much needed improvements. The Turner society at its last meeting appointed the following as a committee to work out plans and get prices for the proposed new opera house: Robert Hecker, Frank Sebastian, John Moetsch, J. M. Thoma, L. H. Schroeder. The new building is to be of brick construction, 40 by !)0 feet in size, 18 feet high and have a completely equipped modern stage. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Interesting Items From the Flies of the Postville Herald of April 2, 1936 Postville's municipal election on Monday was very quiet. Elected were: Mayor Gustav Dietsch; councilmen, Earl Abernethy, H. D. Cole, C. F. Reincke, C. C. Sander and J. A. Schroeder; treasurer, L. O. Beucher; and assessor, A. J. Phillips. Edgar Riser of Postville received first honors in butter with a score of 92.75 at a district meeting of buttermakers and secretaries at the Farmers creamery company plant at Waukon last Wednesday. W. J. Timmerman who has had considerable experience in the farm machinery business, has again entered this field at Castalia and is now open for business. That Allamakee county will within a few months have one of the finest County Homes in the state of Iowa is now a foregone conclusion, as on Wednesday of this week the Board of Supervisors let the contracts for its construction. The Postoffice department has approved a new star mail route service between Elgin and Postville. Business in the freight line has The Class of 1961 . SENIOR PERSONALITIES Interviews from P. H. S. Wednesday, March 29, 1961 POSTVILLE (Iowa) HERALD 9 PIPE John J. Kamerick who farms near Fella recently discovered a stone or clay Indian pipe on a sand bar along the Des Moines river. About the size of an average pipe, the relic is perfect in every detail. It is reddish tan its color and the inside of the pipe- i* charred, indicating it had smoked many times. Never knew how hard it was ta drive a bargain until I bought a second-hand car. (/ Judy Peck Karen Lawson Valerie Luhman Judy Peck Judy is also a senior at Postville high. She has only been here the last three years, but in this length of time we have all "known her and look forward to that smile she always seems to have. In high school Judy has participated in several things such as the annual staff, FBLA, mixed chorus and she has become quite an athlete in GRA, Her food favorites are Chow Mein and Pizza, while she likes to spend her leisure time either swimming, ice skating or listening to the radio. * * « • Karen Lawson Karen Lawson is one of the senior girls who has taken all the commercial courses offered at Postville high. After graduation she plans to go to ISTC and take a commercial major and then teach Business Education She participated in mixed chorus, girls glee, FBLA, annual staff, and pep club during her four years in high school. Her favorite pastime is writing letters. She has a pen pal in Mexico whose name is Mario Flores. They write to each other in Spanish. And erson s man's Spring and taster begins at ANDERSON'S Northeast Iowa's Style Center For Men and Boys. Karen's favorite sport is basketball and she has been a loyal fan of the Postville Pirates throughout her high school years. ***** Valerie Luhman Eke! A snake! Keep it away from Val. She's afraid of it no matter what kind, shape, or color. Other than being afraid of snakes, Valerie is a normal senior, She has participated in Band, Mixed Chorus, Declam, Thespians, One Act and Junior Class plays, Girls Trio and Dorian. Val's special ability is playing the piano. She is accompanist for large and small groups; band and vocal solos. Val is president of the student j council, and is very responsible in this position. After school hours, Val spends some of her time attending Rainbow Girls and playing the organ for the Presbyterian Church Choir. A highlight of Val's senior year was being chosen by the student body to reign as homecoming queen. Val plans to attend Drake University next fall, and to major in English, her favorite subject. 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W Slacks $7.95 to $16.95 22 to 32 P to $5.98 been booming the past week up at the old reliable Milwaukee station. 14 decks of livestock, a car of barley and a car of eggs having been shipped out of Postville the past week, and this with the thousands of seed shipments have kept Agent C. C. Searls and his helper Don Bush, busier than a dog with a new batch of fleas to fight. Dr. and Mrs. G. E. Jorgenson of Clermont, who have been wintering in Hollywood, California were Postville visitors Wednesday, Mrs. Jorgenson coming to arrange her classes of piano students for the coming term. RECORD Rep. Dewey Goode of Bloomfield has a record of serving 14 sessions in the Iowa General Assembly, eleven regular sessions and three special. Clermont Airport Charter Flights in Beechcraft Bonanza CLARENCE KITTELSON Phone 29F6161 Clermont, Iowa 35tfc • GET ROLLING! GO BOWLING! Get more fun out of life, stay healthy and fit. Treat yourself to a refreshing, relaxing round of bowling at our modern lanes. You'll score higher here because our lanes are always kept in top condition. HI-WAY LANES Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schlee Mr. and Mrs. Wes Halvorson Phone 86 4-9515 Postville, Iowa pMES' - Your Finest Easter acc ^isaw ^tossed^ nderson's Clothing "On The Corner" p0STVILUBj I0W A 86 4-3313 HERE'S HOW TO PUT NATURAL GAS TO WORK FOR YOU Natural gas is on its way. It will be here shortly. Here's what you can do to be ready to put this thrifty, economical fuel to work for you right away: l Make your application for a free service line. Telephone or stop in at the Peoples office to apply. 2 • Arrange to have the necessary house piping installed. See your plumber or piping contractor for full information. 3 • Select the modern, automatic appliances you want. Your appliance dealer can show you all the latest gas appliances. DO IT NOW . .. BEAT THE RUSH FOR NATURAL GAS SERVICE PEOPLES NATURAL GAS POSTVILLE, IOWA PHONE 86 4-3309 LIVE MODERN . . . FOR LESS . . . WITH NATURAL GAS

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