WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 1946. THE P0STV1LLE HERALD. POSTV1LLE. IOWA. PAGE THREE. What Postville Talked About 25 and 50 Years Ago Twenty-Five Years Ago. Intrrcstlnff Items Taken From the Flics of the Postville Herald at Thursday, March 31, 1921. All six passenger trains on the Mil- waukue changed time Inst Sunday. The local Legion Post will present the home tolent drama, "Brown's In Town." at Turner Hall In the near future. Last Saturday was a balmy one in this section with the thermometers registering 70 degrees. But by Monday morning we had a zero rending. A 7-pound boy was*born to Mr. and Mrs. Irey Rose nt Postville Hospital Friday. And Mr. and Mrs. Arno Schroeder at Luana have a son, born to them last Wednesday. The Paul Topol family are now Postville residents having moved into the Mrs. Carrie Bachtell place. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hecker have moved temporarily in with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Morgan. John P. Welzel sold his two farms this week to his two sons. Carl takes the old MeMasters place at the noith- rast edge of town, and Lawrence takes the old home place in Grand Meadow township. The next meeting of the Postville Society of Southern California will be held in Pasadena April 5. Mrs. A. K. Cornell is president of the group, Mrs. Geo. Sebastian is treasurer, and Mrs. J. A. Parker is secretary. Nellie (Hortensel Abbott, a former Postville resident, passed away in Chi- iago Saturday and funeral services were held in the Hugh Shepherd home Wednesday afternoon'. For many years she was a music teacher here. Mrs. S. A. Harris passed away Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lo_cone MeGuirc, in Marshalltown, where she had been visiting. The funeral will be held in the Congregational church Friday afternoon. While Postville high school for a number of years has been on the accredited list, notification was received here this week that the local school has been accepted as a member of the North Central Association of Colleges .iiul Secondary Schools. Postville's Peruna Quartet, composed of Red Lien, Jack Sawvelle, Cloy Waters and Lee Burdick, are now making recordings of their renditions and the first of these have been sent to Bill Cole at Minneapolis who may open a factory to publish the "Peruna's" entire output of songs. Richard D. McNally, 87, a Civil War veteran and pioneer settler in Grand Meadow township, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Steele, in Nashua, last Wednesday. The funeral service was held Easter Sunday morning in St. Bridget's Catholic church in this city and burial was in Wagner cemetery. Fifty Years Ago. Interesting Items taken from the files of "The Graphic," published In Postville, April 2, 1896. Ernest Dnubenberger leaves today for his new home in Rockwell. Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Meyer are the parents of a son. born March 20. Mrs. Frank Roberts arrived home Monday from her winter's sojourn in Florida. D. C. Glenn and family are now at home on the Monck place west of town. George Hammond has secured a good position in Des Moines where he is now working. Jim Gordon began upon his new duties as buttcrmaker at the Farmers Creamery on Monday. Carl Holler is in Chicago to buy clothing and gents' furnishings for his local store's spring trade. A University Extension Association is being organized here and classes will open at the school house on next Tuesday. Maple sugar time is hero. Thai's a sure sign of spring when the brown confection makes its appearance in local stores. Flora Walker has returned to her classes at Cedar Falls after the spring vacation, and Grace McNeil will return there Friday. Ed Schroeder was elected director in Grand Meadow No. 1. in place of Charles Sonnkalb who resigned when he moved to Postville. Sarah Prcscott will teach in the Guilder school district this summer. And Alma Meier has been engaged to teach in the Empire district school. W. J. Wallis and son, Charley, have closed the Graphic office for a week while they are in Chicago and Mil waukee to sec the sights of the big towns. Everywhere you look while out in the country you behold farmers busy with spring work. This week many farmers report they are doing their seeding. 11. A. McNeil, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. McNeil, went to Mason City March 21, to be married to Miss Ella SutclilTe of Luana whose mother now lives in Mason City. The local lodge of Knights of Pythias entertained their brethren from Calmar on last Thursday night, the closing event being the supper served at the William Moll restaurant. J. C. Abel of Wagner township brought 92 head of hogs to market on Monday that weighed 23,000 pounds and for which Abel received $3.55 per 100, or $818.63. It is seldom that such a large consignment comes in at one wh.ick, but Abel is a hustling hog raiser. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Frederick R. Ludwlg, Pastor Want Want Ad Rales —25 cents per in- tlon. Cash with orderl For Sale—Early red seed potatoes. Wm. E. Lubbers, R. 1, Postville.—21c. For Sale—1000-chick new Hudson electric brooder; also Poland China brood sow, duo to farrow soon; also 100 bu. Vicland seed oats, 95% test. Louis Hcins, R. 1, Luana, Iowa.—21p. Ash Wednesday service this evening at 8:00 o'clock. "Christ Speaks from Calvary to the Doubters." The senior choir will rehearse on Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the church. "Our Creeds And What They Arc About," 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 preliminary public examination of the junior confirmation class will take place in connection with this service. The final public examination of the class will be held the following Sunday morning. The Church Council will conduct its monthly business session Monday evening at 8:00 o'clock at the church. Mid-Week Lenten service Wednesday evening, April 3. at 8:00 o'clock. The subject of the meditation, "Christ Speaks From Calvary to the Tempted." The Women's Missionary Society Lenten self-denial meeting will be held in the chapel Thursday afternoon, April 4, at 2:00 o'clock. Mrs. Lena Wcihe is the leader. St. Paul's Is open daily for prayer and meditation. For Sale—Several farms and city properties. J. T. Humphrey, Real Es- state Broker, Postville. COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POSTVILLE Rev. Eldon Seamans, Pastor. Sunday — 10:00. Morning Worship. Sermon by the minister. Theme: "Life in Christ." This is the fourth in our series of Lenten meditations based on the "I am" passages of the Gospel ac cording to St. John. 11:00, Sunday School. Classes for all ages. 3:00, A meeting at the First Presbyterian church of W.iukon. Dr. Percy H. Nickless of Des Moines will be the speaker This meeting is in behalf of the Restoration Fund of our church. The Weekly Calendar: Thursday evening — Choir rehearsal at 7:30. Saturday morning — Communicants' class at 10 o'clock. We meet at the Manse. General Announcements: Any parents wishing to have their children baptized will please contact the minister as soon as possible. The young people's group has elected the following officers for the coming year: President, John Dresser; vice president, Beatrice Turner; secretary, Sally Ruckdaschel; treasurer, Jack Overeen. Our Church Night program for April will be in the form of the annual meeting of the congregation. This meeting will be held the evening of April 7. Farmers—Attention! Have you been getting "THE FURROW" which is the most widely read farm magazine in the country today? You can also get a farm record book to assist you in keeping an accurate record for your income tax reports. All these are available free by leaving your name and address with us. GLENN OLSON Your John Deere Dealer In Postville A full College Course (or you WITH EXPEHSES PMP Here's important news for young men 18 ami over (17 with parents' consent). Under the Gl Hill of Nights, if yon enlist in tlio U, S, Army before October 6, 1946, for A years, upon your tlis- clinrge you will be entitled to 48 months of college, trade or business school education. Tuition up to $500 per ordinary school year will bo paid, And you will receive $65 monthly living allowance—$90 if you are married. Get the facts at your nearest U. S. Army Recruiting Station. Court House BWg. Phone 1065 Decorah, Iowa ST. BRIDGET'S CHURCH. Francis J. Vallastcr, 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 Sat urdny, 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 n. 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. Wanted—At once, a girl at The Palm, Postville.—21tfc. For Sale—200 Leghorn hens. Dale Brainard, R. 1, Postville, Iowa.—21c. Wanted—To buy, a pair of pinking shears. Telephone 83-W, Postville—21p. For Sale—Two brood sows, due to farrow about April 8. Otto Mlene, R. 1, Postville.—21p. For Sole—I have just received a new 8-foot stalk cutter. Lorence Rcinhardt, Postville.—21c. For Sale—One 8x8 and one 6x10 brooder houses. A. Bertelson, Postville, Iowa.—21p. For Sale—Portable electric washing machine; like new; $15. Cathryn Keeslar, Postville.—21tfc. For Sale—7-tube large size table model radio; in fine condition. Cy Harrington, Postville,—21p. Wanted—Married man to work on farm; no milking. Inquire at the Herald office, Postville—18tfc. * For Sale—Three sows with 27 pigs one week old. Priced right. Harry G Landt, R. 1, Luana. Iowa.—21p. For Sale—110-volt table model radio in good working condition. Chester Green. R. 1. Castalia, Iowa.—21p. Last Call—For potatoes. We still have a few sacks left. Meyer's Four- Country Hatchery, Postville.—19tfc. For Sale—Registered Brown Swiss Cow, 5 years old; due to freshen in a week. Grant Flage, R. 1, Waukon, la For Sale—About 500 bales of red clover and timothy hay at 35 cents per bale. E. T. Mork, R. 1, Luana, la.—22p. For Sale—70 acres of land without buildings; 50 acres tillable and 20 acres of pasture. Wm. Beisker, R. 2, Post ville.—21p. See me for Funk's "G" Hybrids, those 95',; germinating hybrids. Leo G. Dreier. phono No. 40-F-61, Postville, Iowa.—22p. Wanted — Feeder pigs to follow steers. Send me a card. John Strohbehn. telephone 194-F-15, Reinbeck, Iowa.—24c. Bring in your harness now for oil ing and repairing, so it will be ready for spring use. The Tlndell Harness Shop.—5tfc. For Sale—New Idea manure spread er; in good running order. See it at the Glenn Olson implement store, at Postville.—21p. Wanted—Room for unmarried young man of clean habits, by April 1. Please leave or phone your names to the Herald office. For Sale—Natural-bob English Shepherd pup. Real stock dog. Companion to children. Wallace Winegar, Bran don, Iowa.—22p. I am prepared to do all kinds of floor sanding. Leave your orders with Waller J. Meyer or phone 94-J, Post ville, Iowa.—22p. Wanted—Veteran desiring appren tieeship training in bookkeeping and accounting, and as parts manager. Ap ply at this office.—21p. N6W IS THE TIME to insure 1946 crops against hail in the reputable company we represent. Lorence Rei hardt & Son. Postville.—21tfc. For Sale—New Apex washers, iron ers and cleaners, as well us Clarion radios. I still buy and sell used furni ture. Ray Samek, Postville.—16. Christian Science Churches The subject of the lesson-sermon In all Churches of Christ, Scientist, for Sunday, March 31, 1946, is "Reality" The golden text is "Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are Just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things", (Phil. 4:8) Selections from the Bible and from "Science and Health with Key to the Sorlptures" by Mary Baker Eddy comprise the lesson-sermon. One of the Bible citations reads: "There Is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit, For the law of the Spirit of life In Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death". (Romans 8:1,2) From the Christian Science textbook 1 B the following: "Jesus said substantially, 'He that boJIoveth in mo shall not see death', That is, he who perceives the true Idea of Life loses his belief In death. He who has the true idea of good loses all sense of evil, and by reason of this Is being ushered into the undying realities of Spirit", (p. 324) H. J. Presthus, farmer living' in Greenwood township, Kossuth county, has now retired. He was born on n farm 62 years ago and has lived there all his life. Recently he turned the farm over to his son, Htu-old, and has moved to Algomi. Just Received—A shipment of G. I, seat covers; priced at only $7.95 for a complete set. The Lyle Kurdelmeier Phillips "66" Station, Postville.—20tfc MOTORS—I do all kinds of motor repairing, rewinding and recondition ing. J. F. Hart, at the Electric Motor Shop, phone 272, Postville, Iowa.—Otfc, For Sale—Three lots in east Post ville; good drainage and no filling needed; sewer and water. Inquire of Dolmar Rcincke of Fred W. Groth Postville.—20tfc. Lost—A diamond ring March 7 at Loras-Elkader tournament game in Postville. It may have been left at the Texaco station washroom or where our car was parked south of the gym Substantial reward paid for return to Genevieve Hayes, Oelwein, Iowa.—22c, 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 mar, Iowa. Phone Herald Office in Postville—Phone No. 200. For Sale—Bush 8c Gerts piano; Round Oak range; library table; dining room suite; bed; birdseyc dressing table and chiffonier; tour rockers; kitchen cabinet; Herrick ice box; kitchen table; four chairs and other articles. Mrs. George J. Meier, Post ville.—21c. Any way that we can help in the change-over? Postville State Bank We Offer A Complete Banking Service YOUR FAVORITE Purity Ice Cream is again available in bulk in any amounts desired We are the leading store for— FANCY BOX CANDIES — * — Let us supply your needs for all occasions. THE PALM Telephone No. 246 Postville, Iowa No. 1 Quality ChTcks, $9.75 per 100 and up. Leghorn cockerel chicks, 95c per 100 every Tuesday and Friday. Etteldorf Chlckerles Osslan, lows "Serving the Progressive Poultrymen" That's the new slogan we have adopted and it applies to everything we offer here . . . FARM BRED . BABY CHICKS POULTRY FEEDS EQUIPMENT and SUPPLIES We are anxious to have yoii eall so we can put into practice the full meaning of our new trade slogan. Allamakee Hatchery J. M. OVERLAND, Prop. Phone 187 For Your Baby Chick Date Now!
What members have found on this page
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month