Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on March 13, 1946 · Page 3
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Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 13, 1946
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1946. THE POSTVILLE HERALD. POSTVILLE. IOWA, PAGE TIIREE, What Postville Talked About 25 and 50 Years Ago Twenty-Five Years Ago. Interesting Items Taken From the Files of the Postvlllc Herald of Thursday. March 17. 1921. Fifty Years Ago. Interesting Items tnken from the files of "The Grannie." published in I'ostville, March 19, 1891. Curl Blumhagen nnd Esther Bugenhagen were married at Luana Wednesday afternoon. . A disastrous fire wiped out an entire block of business buildings in Monona last Thursday night. Taul Mnrston on Thursday received his appointment as carrier of the U. S. Mail on rural route No. 3. Mr. and Mrs. Charley Martens of this city are the parents of a 12'ii-pound daughter, born to them Saturday. The snappiest basketball game and Dual of the season was played here on Friday night with Postville scalping Monona, 35 to 31. Fred L. Williams has purchased the residence of the late F. S. Burling and with his family will become a Postville resident next fall. 10.000 motherless chicks arc at the hatchery of Mr. and Mrs. Oberton Hollman, the' incubators having produced the hotches this week. Lawrence Lien this week signed a contract to be trainmaster for the Regina-Ashard Amusement and Enterprise Co., whose headquarters are at Dccornh. Helen Heins of this city and O. Alfred Olson of Clermont were married here last Wednesday. They will live in Clermont where Mr. Olson is the secretary of the creamery. Contracts for grading the primary roads between Postville and Wuukon and the Wnukon-I,ansing road were let last week by the board ut super visors for $45,000. Work is to be start id April 1. I'ostville's Great White Way will soon become a reality. Paul Suunkalb manager of the Interstate Power Company, has received the 42 light post globes and bulbs and these will soon lie installed along our streets. Paul Spaugy won the oratorical di vision first placing at the declamatory contest held here Friday night and will go to the district contest to be held in Waterloo Friday evening. Mis: Francis Cronin, Paul's instructor, will accompany him. Unity Chapter, Royal Arch Masons observed its 50th anniversary last Thursday with brethren here from West Uni6n, McGregor and other towns. The Chapter started at Clermont, then was moved to Elgin and linally came here. At Monday's school election 332 votes were cast. 122 by the women and 210 by the men. It was the largest number of votes ever cast here in a like election. Glessner Webster received 64 votes: Maude Baily 82; Dr. V. W. Kiesau 248; Keith Gray 251. Fred Wclzel received 238 votes for treasurer. The outgoing directors were J. M. Thoma and Fred Luhman. A trio of Postville business men, .lohn Gregg, George Kohlmann and Henry Sebastian, are going to do something about the housing situation which is just about as bad here as elsewhere in the nation. This week they purchased a lot from Mrs. Carrie liachtell in east Postville and have started the construction of a modern residence which they will either rent or sell when it is finished. In the event of a sale, the trio expect to erect more dwellings in that neighborhood. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Frederick R. Ludwig, Pastor Summer must be here, as our streets are alive with cyclists who are enjoying rides daily. Charley Simonds has in his employ since last Saturday a German baker who came here from Chicago. A Rev. Schumann will be the candidate pastor at the Lutheran church services next Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Becker left on Monday for Sioux City where they will establish their future home. Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Easton, after a winter's sojourn in Denver, Colo., have returned here for a visit to friends. The donation supper by the Congregational ladies Wednesday netted their treasury the tidy sum of $90.00, The Graphic office will not publish a paper during the week of April 3, as we expect to take a well-earned week's vacation. Rev. Hand has asked for his release as pastor of the Congregational church unless his salary is raised from his present $750 to $900 per year. Just before leaving for Cedar Rapids with his family last week, John Breuer sold his store builting to Fritz Schara for $1,000 and rumor has it that Fred expects to start a saloon soon. Pastor Hand was at Allison, in But ler county, last Sunday and noted huge piles of corn that is being sold for 15 cents per bushel. Hay is be ing shipped out by the carloads, he says. Rev. W. H. McClusky is ending his seven year pastorate at Frankville and next Sunday will preach at Volga City. He will then go to Beloit, Wis., where his son is to take a prominent part in a Greek play at the college. The firemen at their annual meeting had to vote four times to elect a chief Monday night. A tie between H.Taylor and Ed H. Prior was finally broken when Taylor withdrew his name as a candidate. Bert Tuttle was elected secretary-treasurer. Someone stole the street lamp in front of Salzgcbcr Bros, meal market during Tuesday night. Could it be that the lamp was merely removed by some public spirited citizen to give it a thorough cleaning which, it seems, all the street lights are in need of? St. Patrick's day was observed in a becoming manner this year when the young people staged, a dance in the Thoma rooms on Green street. Proceeds amounted to $50 which were donated to a benefit to send young James McQuillan to Iowa City for an operation on his leg. Never was there a greater profusion of (lowers nor a more impressive funeral service than that held for little Mamie Hecker in the Congregational church by Rev. Bargelt Saturday. Hall Roberts provided Mamie's class with roses and the primary class brought elaborate floral pieces. The folks who patronize our saloons are regretfully looking to the approach of April 1 and the threatened saloonkeepers' strike. The council has raised the license fees of saloons, but to date saloonkeepers have not paid the new fees and say they will close up shop unless the license fee is reduced. Ash Wednesday service this evening at 8:00 o'clock, "Christ Speaks to Those Who Suffer," is the subject of the meditation. The Ladies' Aid will meet Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock in the Assembly Room. The senior choir will rehearse on Thursday evening ut 7:30 o'clock at the church. "Baptism the Beginning of the Christian Life," the second in a series on vital religious themes, is the subject of a lecture by the pastor Friday evening at 8:00 o'clock at the church. 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 morning at 9:15 o'clock. The Service Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The sermon subject, "The Silences of God." Luther League devotional Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock in the Assembly Room. All young people of the congregation and others interested are invited to attend. Mid-Week Lenten service Wednesday evening, March 20, at 8:00 o'clock. Subject of the meditation, "Christ Speaks to the Poor." St. Paul's is open daily for prayer and meditation. Want ADS Want Ad Rates —25 cents per insertion up to 25 words when cash accompanies order. Otherwise the rate is 10 cqnts per line per insertion. An extra charge of 10 cents is also made where replies are to come to this office. For Sale—A sorrel team eight years old. Gale Welzel, R. 1, Postville.—19p. Wanted—Family washings; must be brought and called for. Mrs. Clifford Ellis, Postville.—19p. For Sale—Several farms and city properties. J. T. Humphrey, Real Es- state Broker, Postville. Wanted — Two-wheel trailer with 10-inch wheels. Phone 263, Postville, Iowa.—19p. Get your harness repaired and oiled now for spring use. Putnam's Harness Shop, Postville— 12tfc. COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POSTVILLE Rev. Eldon Seamans, Pastor. Sunday Services: 10:00 a. m.—Morning worship sermon by the minister. This is the second in the series of Lenten sermons on the "'. Am" passages from John's Gospel nar rative. Theme: "The Eternal Light.' A cordial welcome awaits you. 11:00 a. m.—Sunday School classes for all ages. Our Week's Activities: The general meeting of the Ladies' Aid will be held Friday, March 15. The choir will meet for rehearsal at the home of Mrs. Alice Miller on Fri day evening. Saturday morning, March 16. the Communicant's Class will meet at the manse at 10 o'clock. Any young person interested in uniting with the church will please plan to meet with us for this study hour. Sunday, March 17, Presbytery will meet at Oelwein. There will also be an evening meeting, at which time there will be held an ordination service. Wanted—Married man to work on farm: no milking. Inquire at the Herald office, Postville.—18tfc. I pump and repair cesspools and cis terns, also pump basements. Ray Canoe, Monona, Iowa.—20p. Just Received—A shipment of car batteries at Phillips "66" station. Lyle Kurdelmeier, Postville.—17c. Wanted—Young lady for permanent position in local store. Leave your name at the Herald office.—13tfc. Last Call—For potatoes. We still have a few sacks left. Meyer's Four- Country Hatchery, Postvijle.—19tfc For Sale—Bicycle; Bb clarinet; roller skates; all in good condition. Floyd E. Schultz, phone 343-J, Postville.—19p. Wanted—Man to work in the mechanical department of our garage. Ruckdaschel Motors, Postville.—18tfc For Sale—4 'i -foot cut mower and one-hole hand corn shelter. Fred H J. Thoma, R. 1, Postville, Iowa.—19p, I buy burned out electric motors one-third horsepower and larger. The Electric Motor Shop, Postville.—16tfc 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—Two good Holstein cows both now milking and due to freshen in September. Willard A. Meyer, R. 1 Postville.—19p. For Sale—Buick sedan with 21,000 actual miles on it; five good tires; clean upholstery. John J. Elliott, Postville, Iowa.—19tfc. ACT NOW—To secure the county's most profitable small business. One man can operate. Write F. V. Jamison, 223 E. Douglas Street, Bloomington, Illinois—20c. For Sale—Pair of white boots, size 8; also two formal dresses. Call 320, Postville, Iowa.—19c For Sale—Hudson electric brooder, 500-chick size; used only short time and is like new. Otto Miene, R. 1, Postville.—Iflp. A negro mammy whose years were many but who seemed to be always sprightly and happy, was asked by a young man how she kept her youth. She replied "Well ah tell yo, son, when ah works, ah works hard; when ah sits, ah sits loose; and when nh worries, ah jest goes to sleep." Got Your On An Opportunity In '46 On any sound basis this bank pared to help is pre- Postville State Bank We Offer A Complete Banking Service Wanted—To rent a house or apart ment in Postville, for ex-service man and family. Notify Henry J. Paulsen, Postville.—19tfc. For Sale—Several outstanding high grade springing and very close up Guernsey heifers. A. G. Bahr, Waukon, Iowa.—19p. ST. BRIDGET'S CHURCH, francis J. Vallaster, Pastor. LONG WEDDED LIFE. On February 23, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Sweny of Montezuma celebrated their t)4th wedding anniversary at their home. Mr. and Mrs. Sweny have eight children, all living. Both were born in Montezuma and were married on a farm nearby and have lived their entire lives in the community. WHO WILL USE IT. A bottle of cologne was awarded the Rod Oak Chamber of Commerce as a prize at the annual firemen's ball recently. It hasn't been definitely reported who used it, but probably Miss Ruth Ann Wood, executive secretary was the final consumer. 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. UNITED BRETHREN CHURCHES. J. B. Haddock, Pastor. Castalia: Sunday School at 10 a. m. Worship Service at 11:15 a. m. Postville: Worship Service at 10 a. m. Sunday School at 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-^- Agricultural lime and crushed rock. Get your orders in early to avoid rush. Lorence J. Meyer, Castalia, Iowa.—19p. For Sale—An Ayrshire Bull, born February 12, 1944; Reg. No. 76621. Master's Laddie Boy. Dell Harvey, Castalia, Iowa.—19p. For Sale—Iowa Super Electric separ- ater, 1000-lb. capacity; guaranteed in A-No. 1 shape; can be seen at Ray Samek's Store.—20p. For Sale—Baled clover and timothy hay, and baled timothy hay; put in barn without rain. A. C. Nesbit, R. 1, Castalia, Iowa.—19p. For Sale—New half horse electric motor;' also have a 500-chick size electric brooder. L. W. Thoma, phone 270, Postville.—17p. BE ON THE LOOKOUT for the new l'-j -bushel baskets we are expecting most any day now. Nyberg's Farm & Home Supply, Postville.—19p. HIGHER PRICES! FOR DEAD ANIMALS Small Animals are just as acceptable to us as larger ones! We are paying higher prices for dead animals! Due to present conditions of roads Tankage is available at Art Ricker's Service Station. The supply is limited. WE WILL CONTINUE TO PAY $1.25 per 100 POUNDS FOR LIVE HORSES ! You may either call us collect at our plant, telephone No. 1000, or if more convenient, see or call the service station of. ART RICKER in Postville, No. 287. Postyille Rendering Plant FLOYD BLY, Proprietor Christian Science Churches The subject of the lesson-sermon In all Churches of Christ, Scientist, for Sunday, March 17, 1946, is "Substance". The golden text is "By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches, and honour, and life". (Proverbs 22:4) Selections from the Bible and from "Science and Health with Key to the" by Mary Baker Eddy comprise the lesson-sermon, One of the Bible citations read,- "And there sat a certain man at Lystra, Impotent in his feet, being a cripple from his mother's womb, who never had walked: The same heard Paul speak: who steadfastly beholding him, and perceiving that he had faith to be healed, Said with a loud voice, Stand upright on thy feet. Arid he leaped and walked". (Acts 14:8-10) From • the Christian Scltnce textbook Is the following: "Tlu Christian Scientist, understanding scientifically that all Is Mind, commences with mental causation, the truth of being, to destroy the error. This corrective Is an alterative, reaching to every part of the human system. According to Scripture, It searches 'the joints and marrow', and It restores the harmony of man", (p. 423) For Sale—12-foot straight tractor disc; in good condition. Harold Groth, phone through Postville 34-F-72, or address R. 1, Castalia, Iowa.—18tfc. For Sale—New Apex washers, ironers and cleaners, as well as Clarion radios. I still buy and sell used furniture. Ray Samek, Postville.—16. Wanted — Woman to work nights making chick boxes and to tend chicks and incubators. Apply at Meyer's Four- County Hatchery, Postville.—19tfc. For Sale—Baled straw; also baled mixed clover and timothy hay at $12 per ton. This hay is in barn near Clermont, Ben Hulbert, Wadena, la.—20c. BRAVE FISHERMEN. When the temperature reached Into the 60's one day recently, six fishermen started out to fish In the Mississippi river at the Lynxville dam near McGregor. The fishermen, Wm. H. Schroeder, Fred J. Flgge, Dick Dvorak and Glen Oyloe, of Ossian, Earl Corlett of Castalia and Father Peters of McGregor, returned with 16 fish. The 60- degree' temperature dropped some even before the fishermen started out but that didn't keep them home and they experienced rain, sleet and snow but had an enjoyable day. MOTORS—I do all kinds of motor repairing, rewinding and reconditioning. J. F. Hart, at the Electric Motor Shop, phone 272, Postville, Iowa.—Otfc. EXTRA—I have received my Pflster Hybrid Seed Corn and have some extra if you need it. Germination good. 95-day. Emil H. Block, R. 1, Postville, Iowa.—19p. For Sale—A Sellers kitchen cabinet with porcelain top, 50-lb. flour bin and metal bread box; in good condition. Also boys' all-wool reversible fingertip coat, size 12, Call 26-J, Postville, Iowa.—19p. For Sale—Three purebred Chester White sows; bred to purebred Spotted Poland China boar. Two have eight nice pigs each ten days old, nnd the other due to farrow in a week. Priced to sell. Alvln Kahle, R, 2, Postville, Iowa.—19p. 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, Cal- mnr, Iowa. Phone Herald Office in Postville—Phono No. 200. "Was I Surprised ... At the many new items of furniture I saw at Louis Schutte's store in Postville," we overheard one lady telling another down on the corner the other day. Yes, furniture shipments are being received by us almost daily. It's true, we aren't getting all we are ordering, but there are many new and novel creations that you'll be delighted to see. We have another new assortment of table lamps, odd chairs, mirrors and some of the larger pieces of furniture you'd be proud to place in your home. Why don't you drop in and see our stock when you're downtown . . . we'll be glad to show you what we have. If you can't find what you want, we can tell you when to expect the items you are seeking. Louis Schutte Largest Stock of Furniture in Northeastern Iowa Postville, Iowa EE

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