Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on February 27, 1946 · Page 3
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Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, February 27, 1946
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 87, 1M6. THE POSTVILLB HERALD, POSTVILLE. IOWA. PAGE THREE. What Postville Talked About 25 and 50 Years Ago Twenty-Five Years Ago. Interesting Items Taken From the Flics of the Postville Herald of Thursday, March 3, 1921. V \ The Mr. and Mrs. Homer Jacobin household has a daughter since Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Lcska Martens of nonr I.uana havo a- daughter, born to them last week. Warren G. Harding succeeds Woodrow Wilson as president of the United States tomorrow. Fire Tuesday morning destroyed the barn and -12 head of cattle on the Simon Schnuelle farm. Ernest Allen and Miss Riley were married at Sioux City recently. The bridegroom formerly lived at Castalia. Victor Ruckdaschel's auction sale brought $6,200 Friday, one of the biggest held here this season. Brood sows sold for $71 each. Mrs. H. W. Harnack has opened a millinery store here und she will be assisted by Lenora Riley who has been at Elgin operating n store. After a residence in Postville of many years, Mr. and Mrs. Henry F Eggcrt leave today for Luana where they will engage in farming north of that town. Rev. .r. A. Saathoff and family ar rived here yesterday and are getting settled in the Community church parsonage. He will preach his first sermon next Sunday. Kred Everman of Postville and Lena Schweinefus of Castalia were married at Castalia by Rev. Harms Thursday. Feb. 24. They will live on the Everman farm at Postville. Postville's new laundry will open for business Monday. The proprietors. Zubcr & Folsom, have all the steam machinery installed and are ready to give the best service possible. Miss Mae Shellhammer and Joe Schultz of Castalia were married at West Union Feb. 24. After a visit in Monona the couple will return to Castalia and live in the Dell Harvey home. Bobbie Sebastian and Cy Harrington are now set up in their new barber shop in the Will Oehring building. They have also installed a bath and are ready to give all customers a real good trimming. Rudolph Huebner and family have moved onto the farm west of town vacated by Mrs. Herman Rose. The Warner Harris family moved to Postville this week and are living in the house they bought from C. F. Meier. The school board hired County Superintendent of Schools of Winno- Fifty Years Ago. Interesting Items taken from the flics of "The Graphic," published in Postville, March 5, 1896. Wm. Robbe's youngest child passed iway Monday after a short illness. Willie Eggert. aged 21 years, passed iway Wednesday night at the home of his brother, Henry. St. Paul, Minn., newspapers extol the performance of Miss Harriett Mott at a concert in that city recently. Mr. and Mrs. A. Abels have gone to Cedar Rapids where they will make their home, with their daughter, Mrs. Stewart. George Gootz has the contract to furnish the lumber and building material for the school house of the newly organized German church eongre gallon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Evert are the parents of a son, born to them this week Swen Swenson and Anna Jauert were united in marriage on last Friday evening. Charles Swenson has moved into the William Shepherd house on Green street and Jacob Smith's family are now living in the Ruckdaschel house on Tilden street. Jim Gordon was hired as buttermak- er of the Postville Farmers Cooper;: live Creamery Co., at the last meeting of the board of directors. His new position opens April 1. Two Englishmen were here last week buying up horses which they are shipping to the British Isles. They paid exceptionally high prices for the animals sent from here. James Gregg received a carload of lumber this week which will be used for the new house Bert Marston will erect on his farm. Ray Schuler has the contract for the work. "German Spoken Here," is the way the sign reads in the post office since J. N. Leithold became our new post master. He has engaged Miss Gilberi of Monona as his temporary assistant The Pickets met at the home of El lison Orr Saturday evening, and in a spelling match indulged in Miles Smith carried off first honors, I.este Williams, second, and Fred Meier, third. Results at the town election held Monday were as follows: Mayor, J. B. Hart; Councilman, John Waters, Carl Holter, W. C. McNeil; Recorder. Wm. [ Shepherd; Treasurer. James McEwen; Assessor, Fred Welzel. The German church newly organized here will be known as the Hoffnungs Gemeinde (Hope Congregation) and Schara Bros, have been engaged to COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POSTVILLE Rev. Eldon Scamans, Pastor. Want AOS Want Ad Rates —25 cents per insertion up to 25 words when cash accompanies order. Otherwise the rate is 10 cents per line per insertion. An extra charge of 10 cents Is also made where replies are to come to this office. For* Sale—Several farms and city properties. J. T. Humphrey, Real Es- state Broker, Postville. Just Received—A shipment of car batteries at Phillips "66" station. Lyle Kurdelmoler, Postville.—17c. Sunday morning worship service nl ten o'clock. This will be the first official sermon by the new pastor, and everyone is cordially invited to attend and welcome him. Sunday School at 11 o'clock. Church Night service Sunday evening will take the form of a welcome party for the new pastor and his wife. A potluck supper will be served nt seven o'clock, for which all are asked to bring their own dishes, sandwiches and a covered dish. A program will follow the supper and a feature of this will be a talk and solos by Mrs. Thos. Crawford, a talented war bride who came to this community from French Algeria, where she married Mr. Crawford during the war. The choir will meet for rehearsal on Thursday evening at 7:30 at the home of Mrs. Alice Miller. ST, PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Frederick R. Ludwlg, Pastor The confirmation class will meet on Saturday morning at 9:00 o'clock at the church. The junior choir will rehearse on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Church School service Sunday morn ing at 9:15 o'clock. German Service Sunday morning at 9:30 o'clock. The Service Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The sermon subject, "Life's Greatest Love." Luther League devotional Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock in the Assembly Room. A social and recreational hour willfollow the devotional. All young people of the congregation and others interested are invited to participate Ash Wednesday service Wednesday evening, March 6, at 8:00 o'clock. Subject of the meditation, "The Lenten Call." The Women's Missionary Society will meet Thursday afternoon, March 7, at 2:00 o'clock at the home of Mrs Henry Sebastian in West Union. Mrs Ed. Plain is the leader and Mrs. So bastian the hostess. St. Paul's is open daily for prayer and meditation. I shiek Miller on Monday night to be- . work .„ once on the new school come the successor to Supt. G. W. Hunt ] house t(J be erected by the congre- <who made it know that he will termin- I ote his labors here at the end of the present school year. Sherman Lawson moved onto the Earner Harris farm last week. Mrs. Herman Rose has moved to Postville, [into the house she bought from Fred ruttle. The Robert Boesc family are now at home in Postville in the home jthcy purchased from Merrit Perry. Postville's girls' basketball team lost [to Monona, 10 to 9, in the semi-finals of the sectional tournament at Monona Dast week. Monona then went on to (win the cup by defeating Manchester 34 to 12. Postville had previously eliminated Cresco 17 to 8, and Elkader N to 11. Miss Helen West called a meeting of girls Wednesday evening for the purpose of starting a Girl Scout organization here. Meeting at the home of Sernice and Alice Phillips, 26 girls Signed the charter and Mrs. Edith Palas was chosen captain of the four patrols formed at the meeting. Mrs. S. C. Baily and Mrs. A. C. pVebster will b,e candidates for school directors at the election to be held a veek from Monday, their nomination >apers having been circulated the past lay or two. The ladies will seek the places now held by J. M. Thoma and Fred H. Luhman who are also candl lates. The secret of success in cooking jnacaroni, spaghetti or noodles is plen- of bubbling boiling water. Two to Ihree quarts of boiling water, with a lablespoon of salt will cook a four to p-ouneo package. Last year's potato crop was the third largest on record. For Sale—New half horse electric motor; also have a 500-chick size electric brooder. L. W. Thoma, phone 270, Postville.—-Hp. For Sale—A Poland China stock hog. Arthur Baltz, R. 1, Postville— 17p. For Sale—New Apex washers, ironers and cleaners, as well as Clarion radios. I still buy and sell used furniture. Roy Samck, Postville.—16. For Sale—A fine walnut wardrobe. Fred W. Mlcne, R. 1, Luana, la.—17p. For Sale—30 pasture land, flee.—18p. acres of timber Inquire at this and of- Honey For Sale—Call Reuben David, Monona. Phone No. 33-3, Monona, Iowa.—lOcow. Want to Rent—Good sized garden space. Notify Mrs. L. E. Palmer, Postville.—16tfc. For Sale—10 by 16 Brooder House, used only short time. Laurence Hofer Postville.—17p. For Sale—An electric radio in good condition. Charles Luebka, phone 87-J Postville.—17p. Wanted—Woman to help a few hours each week with housework. Inquire at this office.—15c. Get your harness repaired and oiled now for spring use. Putnam's Harness Shop, Postville.—12tfc. For Sale—Kitchen cabinet with por celain top and in very good condition Herbert Dreier, R. 2, Postville.—17p. For Sale—7 by 14 ft. building, suit able for brooder house; double board ed. George A. Schultz, Postville.—17c, For Sale — A portable Kleen-Easy Milking Machine, in very good con dition. Alvin Kahle, R. 2, Postville Iowa.—17p. Bring in your harness now for oil ing and repairing, so it will be ready for spring use. The Tindell Harness Shop.—5tfc. For Sale—Choice of one or one and a half lots suitable for building in Postville. See Joe Harnack, Postville Iowa.—14tfc. ST. BRIDGET'S CHURCH. I'rancls J. Vallaster, Pastor. Sunday masses at 8:00 and 10:00 a. m. Weekday mass at 7:30 a. m. Catechetical instructions Saturdays at 2 p. m. for children of school age. Confessions will be heard every Saturday, from 2:30 to 5:30 and from 7:00 to 8:30. gation. The Diedrich Nuehring family have moved onto the Wm. Thoma farm. Charles Ohloff has moved in the Frank Sebastian residence, and Charles Sonn- kalb and family moved into the Dr. Brown residence. Charley is working n the William Leui implement shop. Charles Burling, a law student at the University of Iowa, is getting high praise for his work in debating. A recent item in the Iowa City Republican says, "Mr. Burling made one of the best speeches of the evening und he will make a strong man against the Minneapolitans when Iowans meet them in the near future." The banquet for Workmen and the families held at Turner Hall on Tuesday night was a huge success. Harrington & Eastman's orchestra furnished the music and A. L. Meier sung a bass solo. The following food was consumed: 400 ham sandwiches, 800 oranges. 500 bananas, 50 pounds peanuts, 10 pounds cheese, three bushels popcorn, 40 big cakes, three kettles of coffee and two cans of cream. UNITED BRETHREN CHURCHES. Rev. J. B. Haddock. Castalia: Sunday School at 10 a. m. Worship Service at 11:15 a. m. Prayer and Bible study every Thursday evening at the parsonage. Postville: Worship Service at 10 a. m. Sunday Schoolat 11 a. m. Sunday evening service of worship at 7:30 o'clock. Prayer and Bible study on Tuesday evening. Forest Mills: Sunday School at 10:45 a. m. For Sale—Combination wood, coal and gas kitchen range; white enamel in good condition. Gordon Lawson, R, 1, Castalia, Iowa.—17p. I buy buined out electric motors; one-third horsepower and larger. The Electric Motor Shop, Postville.—16tfc. For Sale;—New Hinman milking machines; also the following good used ones: Kleen-Easy and Fords Portable; short tube, 2-unit Universal;' 2-unit Serge. Lloyd Schrocder, R. 1, Post­ ville.—18p. I pump and repair cesspools and cisterns, also pump basements. Ray- Canoe, Monona, Iowa.—20p. Wanted—Young lady for permanent position in local store. Leave your name at the Herald office.—13tfc. For Sale—A porcelain Sanico wood or coal range, in excellent condition; at a reasonable price. Inquire at Interstate Power Co. office, Postville, Iowa.—17c. FREE — I have a bunch of two months old puppies I will give to anyone who will provide a good home for them. Victor Ruckdaschel, R. 1, Post­ ville.—18p. For Sale—Oil burning circulating heater. Also pre-war Quick Meal wood or coal burning kitchen range; white enamel with black trim; shelf model; used very little: almost like new. Mrs. Henry Gisleson, Luana, Iowa.—17c. A Sewing Machine in good condition has more trade-in value for that new post-war model. Be ready when they come. Get your machine cleaned and reconditioned now. J. A. Flynn, Calmar, Iowa. Phone Herald Office in Postville—Phone No. 200. Notice—Have received my shipment of Funk's "G" Hybrids. Germination 95'.;. If you need a few extra bushels, see me today. Your Funk "G" Man. Louis Benjegerdes, R. 1. Postville.—17c. For Sale —Split white oak fence posts, brace posts and corner posts. Have 25 farms from $12 to $100 per acre in Allamakee county. Want used • band instruments. Will have a supply of small safes on hand soon. Julius Boeckh, "U Tell 'Em, We Sell 'Em." Lansing. Iowa.—17p. THANK YOU. I wish to thank the fire department and friends who answered the call when fire threatened my home; also those who discovered the fire for turning in the alarm. Their promptness i" greatly appreciated. Mrs. Eva Fay. For Sale—Two Holstein cows; also a team of horses; also block wood or pole wood. Harva Miller, telephone 23-F-61, Postville.—17p. For Sale—F-20 tractor on steel: complete with cultivator and power mower. Inquire of Falb Motor and Implement Co., Postville.—15c. For Sale—Team of mares; a black seven years old, 1700 lbs., and a blue roan nine years old, 1600 lbs. Hollis Enyart, R. 1, Postville.—17p. MOTORS—I do all kinds of motor repairing, rewinding and reconditioning. J. F. Hart, at the Electric Motor Shop, phone 272, Postville, Iowa.—Otfc. For Sale—Used Junior size white porcelain Sanico range; in very good condition. Can be seen at Hill's Hardware. Donald Lamborn, R. 1, Luana, Iowa.—18p. FIVE YEARS LATE. Five years after their wedding Leonard Kelly and Mary Fordyce, botli of Emmetsburg, enjoyed their wedding dinner. At the time of their wedding, February 1, 1941, the bridegroom was on his way to the induction station. He was homo for two furloughs before going overseas, but the other members of the wedding party were unable to be present. One night recently, the parents of Mrs. Kelly entertained at a wedding dinner for their daughter and husband. All members of the original party were present. For Sale — Circulating heater for wood or coal; kerosene tank heater; some baled hay in barn. Elmer Eberling, R. 1. Castalia; phone through Castalia.—17p. Dance WHITE SPRINGS BALLROOM McGregor, Iowa Sat, March 2 WILL THORPE and his ORCHESTRA A good time for everybody! Wo eater to wedding and shower dances; also private parties. Call or write EARL WOOD, Prop. WEDDING DANCE in honor of Mr. and Mrs. William • Livingood 2 (nee Roberta Ralston) • j Mon., Mar. 4 I Waukon Opera House • Christian Science Churches The subject of the lesson-sermon in all Churches of Christ, Scientist, for Sunday, March 3, 1946, Is "Christ Jesus". The golden text is "Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgement and justice in the earth...And this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE uORO OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS". (Jer. 23:5,6) Selections from the Bible and from "Soionce and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy comprise the lesson-sermon. One of the Bible citations reads: "And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat Vuch things as are set bofore you: And heal the sick that are therein, and say unto .hem, The kingdom of God Is come nigh unto you". (Luke 10:8,9) From the Christian Science textbook is the following: "Ho bade the seventy disciples, as well as the twelve, heal the sick in any town where they should be hospitably received. As time moves on; the healing elements of pure Christianity will be fairly dealt with; they will bo sought and taught, and will glow in all the grandeur of universal goodness", (pp. 342,829) For Sale;—Crushed rock for driveways and road purposes. Also have agricultural lime for sale, at county quarry near Cherry Valley, R. J. Cooney.—18p. For Sale — Three purebred Poland China brood sows and three purebred Chester White brood sows; not registered. To farrow latter part of March. Two miles south of Postville. W. E. Lubbers, Postville, Iowa.—18c. For Sale—A large work shop, 40 ft. by 20 ft., story and a half high; three partitions inside; six large size windows; two large garage doors and « gable in building; can nicely be remodeled for dwelling house or any other building. Mrs. L. H. Schroeder, Phone 192, Postville.—17p. '«M«BI!i:!B!ll!B!l!ilDi!»IBi!l 1 KiuniKiiiiKiaiifli ADD A MIRROR. Everybody Welcome! A closet door is a handy place to put a full-length mirror. That is, provided the door is in the best light in the room for the mirror. The top of a full-length mirror for the use of adults should be no less than 5 feel 11 inches from the floor, If children will be using the mirror, too, the bottom of the mirror should be no more than 14 Inches from the floor. Northeast Iowa Guernsey breeders will hold their annual mooting, March 5 at U a. m., at Garnavillo Turner Hall. Cliff Finley and Floyd Greenberg, fleldmen for American Guernsey cattle club, will be the speakers. All Guernsey breeders are urged to attend. Lunch will be,sewed at noon. 1 At the Elevator § • WE HAVE A § COMPLETE LINE | I --of-- I GRASS SEED | ON HAND | Hall Roberts' Son I Postville, Iowa / 1 l l Mf ll l ll l im W il l ll B' llll l !l l tl B ll P l B 3lll W !l " iL t ••III Howdy Stranger Welcome to Postville and our bank in particular. We'd like to get acquainted and if possible, assist you in any way we can to become a part of our friendly community. Postville State Bank We Offer A Complete Banking Service Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. 3 NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING — of the — ALLAMAKEE - CLAYTON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. — at the — MEMORIAL HALL, POSTVILLE Monday, March 4 This eighth annual meeting will start with the registration at 9:30 o'clock a. m. The business meeting is set for 10:00 o'clock, and it is hoped a quorum will be present. The afternoon program includes an address by Earl'Wisdom of Des Moines, attorney for the Iowa statewide Cooperative organization. In his work as counsel for this organization, Mr. Wisdom has acquired material for his instructive and inspiring talk that every member of our cooperative Will want to hear. At the start of the afternoon program the Postville High School band will render a concert. ® Free Luncheon Will Be Served At Noon Entertainment and Attendance Prizes! Allamakee-Clayton Electric Cooperative, Inc. KERMIT JAMES, Superintendent EE

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