Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on April 10, 1946 · Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1046. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA. PAGE SEVEN. For the Herald's Ilomcmakcrs by Iowa 8tatc College Home Economists It's Up To Us— TO SHARE OUR FOOD CAPITOL NEWS LETTER (Weekly news release of the Iowa Press Association. Material contained herein docs not necessarily conform to the editorial policy of this newspaper.) From nil appearances, the state government is preparing to house many of its scattered departments in down- towli office buildings at high rentals for many months to come. The situation could be changed overnight if building materials and labor were available to construct the new state nlTicc building which was authorized In 1941 and for which the funds are still intact. However, it is not likely that the building will be started this year, for want of materials and labor, and for "Our children eat every other day" —words from a Yugoslav villageman. "Our little girl brought in what we thought was a baby about 17. months eld. His little arms and legs had not WM. C. BAKKUM CHIROPRACTOR In Postvlllc Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays JOSEPH B. STEELE ATTORNEY-AT-LAW Office Over Abcrnethy's Store Telephone No. 240 DR. H. D. COLE Dentist Office Over Citizens State Bank construction of the new office building. So far, the state insurance commission, in the Southern Surety building, and the social welfare board, in the Iowa building, seem to have escaped notice. e SURVEY IN MAKING. After running Into many obstacles In an effort to get under way, the penal and correctional institutions survey committee, headed by Judge F. H. Cooney, Carroll, is ready to begin its task with the help of some widely- studied experts. Lack of funds has kept the committee from starting its study, which was Inspired by the uprising at the Iowa Training School for Boys at Eldora last August. The committee was given $5,000 but found it would be impossible to complete the survey for that amount. Atty. Gen. John M. Rankin ruled that any request for additional funds must come from the board of control to the interim committee. However, the survey committee wanted to make the survey one, whose CENTENNIAL PLANS. A statewide meeting of groups interested in promoting centennial observances throughout Iowa has been culled for April 20 in Dcs Moines and county committees have been named in a good many instances. The meeting is expected to result in an exchange of ideas which can be applied in various communities. The climax observance will occur during the state fair week of August 21 to 30. HIGHWAY C OR 30? The latest rumor on the interstate highway is that the public roads administration In Washington has decid- on No. 6 as the cross-Iowa highway, although the Iowa highway commission recommended that No. 30 be the east- west route. The report is that the administration also will declare Highway 69 and Highway 275 as north-south highways in Iowa. Highway 18 also would be an east-west in the federal network. HIGHWAY PATROL. It won't be surprising if in the near future Chief S. N. Jcspersen of the Iowa highway patrol announces a training school for applicants for patrol position. There have been more than a hundred applications received for positions on the patrol. The present strength of the patrol Is still below the 128 men authorized for the group prior to the last legislature which increased the authorized strength to 100 men. still a better reason—the government does not want to divert any materials objectivity could not be doubted and and labor from the construction of declined to ask the board to make the private homes to ease the housing request, even though the board offered shortage. to do so with no strings attached. Consequently, state departments Now, Judge Cooney's committee has which have been housed in downtown decided to go as far as it can with the office buildings will continue to be $5,000 allotted and hopes that It can get housed downtown but some of them more when the time arrives that it Dr. F. W. KIESAU, M.D. JDr. M. F. KIESAU, M. D. Office Over Louis Schuttc's Hours—Daily 0 to 12 and 1 to 5 Wed. and Sat.— 7 to 8:30 p. in. Dr. C. M. Morgan VETERINARIAN Office Opposite Post Office Telephone No. 14G-J LOUIS SCHUTTE WILLARD SCHUTTE Funeral Directors and Embaliners Cut Flowers For All Occasions developed, and he was tiny in size. You can imagine how eerie it was to have this baby turn around and talk to us like an old man. He was over five years of ace. and he could not walk"—quotes from a welfare worker in Fiance. "Starving Chinese staggered into coffins lining the streets and lay down to await death, in this way assuring themselves of burial"—taken from a report on China. Millions Dying. Millions every day arc dying from | starvation: Warsaw—10.000 a month: Kwanutung Province of south China— 130.000 in three years: western Honan —15 percent of the population. Children, orphaned by war. run wild to shift for themselves or arc half-starvinu. in institutions: 500,000 in Poland: 500.000 in Yugoslavia; between 50.000 and B0.000 in Greece; 4.000 in liny Albania Dreaded diseases are ravaging the weak and the starved, the young and the old. Because of lack of food, millions of youngsters sulfcring acute malnutrition are at the mercy of these diseases—particularly tuberculosis. In Greece. TB cases have increased four and one-half times. In Yugoslavia, the case rale and death rate from TB have doubled. In Italy, the TB death rate has increased two and one-half times. A tuberculosis expert of Glasgow, Scotland, says unless Europe's children get proper treatment immediately, many will be crippled for life by tuberculosis of bones and joints. We've been asked to share our food with these people — these wrinkled babies, these child scavengers, these begging masses. We're not forced to give up food—it's up to us. Yet there are those among us who say "This doesn't mean me—nobody's going to tell mo what 1 can and can't eat." Nobody's trying to. But how do you feel about the children who eat only every other day, the "old" five- year-olds, the starved who stagger to coffins to die? BURLING & PALAS ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW Office Over Postvlllc State Bank J. W. MYERS, M.D. Office Over Luhman Si Sanders Telephones: Office 188-W Residence 188-X will have to change locations as the | result of recent real estate transactions in Des Moines. As reported here recently, the state tax commission will continue to hold forth in the Des Moines building after agreeing to a substantial increase in its rental. The Harger-Blish building, which has housed the state employment security commission during the war, has been taken over by the state In its entirety and probably will house the United States employment service In addition to the commission. The state liquor warehouse and No. 1 state store, will have to find new quarters within the year. The building owners have given notice that they will not renew the lease. No site has been found for the No. 1 store. It is believed that the warehouse may be moved to the International Harvester building which was purchased by the state during the last legislature, although it is still being occupied by the International Harvester company's branch in Des Moines. This building is located just southwest of the statehouse grounds, and has access to railroad siding so necessary in warehousing. The state banking department must move soon when the Veterans Administration takes over the Valley bank building, recently purchased by the federal government. PICTURE CHANGED. The real estate picture has changed considerably in the last five years, so far as the state's downtown offices are concerned. It wasn't long ago that the state was asked to buy one conveniently located downtown building but it probably couldn't be bought for love nor money today. In some instances where the state's rental has been increased recently, it was reduced through state action not so many years ago. Office space is at a premium now, whereas, when the state decided to build its own office building, it was going begging. The attempt to sell the downtown building to the state was brought about by Des Moines men who sought to prevent the authorization of is needed. COMMITTEES. Speaking of committees, three others are working to get reports in shape for the legislature. These include the postwar tax structure committee, which has ended its public hearings and Is preparing a report on changes necessary in Iowa's present tax structure; the civilian committee to survey correctional institutions, and the state hospital survey committee headed by Dr. Walter L. Bierring, Des Moines, Iowa health commissioner. STATE GUARD. As plans materialize for the resumption of national guard activities in. Iowa, the state guard is planning its final summer encampment, July 7 to August 4th. The state organization will go out of existence when the national guard resumes control of the military situation. The state organization has been si 'icily volunteer with the exception of the administrative officers at the top. Not until several months after the war ended did the attendance at the state guard drill nights begin to slough off. However, state guard company commanders have found it increasingly difficult to keep guardsmen interested and the result is that some companies are now far below their authorized strength. At its peak, the state guard had around 2,300 men and officers. Near ly that many came to the camp periods, beginning in 1942. Some company commanders will be happy if they can bring more than half of their authorized strength to the camp this summer, although every effort is being made to interest young men who will be taken into federal service before many months go by. Demand the Best Get the kind of Chicks that will be real money makers for you—Chicks that will develop into top egg producers. Place your orders now at Meyer's Four-County Hatchery for the Highest Quality Baby Chicks. See Us For ELECTRIC BROODER STOVES PEAT LITTER and POULTRY SUPPLIES MEYER'S Four-County Hatchery Telephone No. 234 Postville, Iowa Dr. R. F. Schneider VETERINARIAN Phone No. 170 Postville, Iowa Day and Night Calls Answered Office In The Iris Theatre Building Monona and Postville Rendering Service We Pay Up To— $2.50 For Hones and Cowi , Permit 48 For Prompt Service Telephone POSTVILLE LOOKER SERVICE Telephone No. 288 Monona Farmers Phone No, 201 Allamakee Rendering Works Call 555 Postville ALL DEAD ANIMALS LARGE OR SMALL ' We Pay Cash and Meet All Competition WE WILL PAY . FOR TUB CALL! SALS3URY SAL •PV?) Jk 'tow Brown Said •fwJn h\^\My Aunt Hetty & ^ A^. Wasn't Faying for Her Keep, OnAVI-TABShe Cot the lift That Brought Her From Her Steep." DR SALSBURy-S AVI .TAB n on ciiy way (o give d ton,c to bird* in you' Hock ihdi need <a lift Jutl mn it m the m«h Used rcjuldily each month by thouvdnds ol poultry mwn BRING US YOUR POULTRY PROBLEMS Dance WHITE SPRINGS BALLROOM McGregor, Iowa i Sat.. April 13 I GUS FUHRMAN : and his ORCHESTRA ; OPEN EVENINGS • TUESDAY through SATURDAY Four-County Hatchery Phono No. 234 Postville. Iowa We Feature BAR-B-QUE RIBS and SANDWICHES • FORNEY & LOFTUS, Props. NURSERY STOCK Fancy Evergreens, Pyramidals and Low Growers in sizes suitable for planting at $1.75 each and up Strawberry Plants—postpaid ' Dunlap and Premier, $2.00 per 100 Everbearing-Gem, 50 for $2.00; 100 for $3.50 Minn. 1166, 50 for $3.25; 100 for $5.50 Ft. Atkinson Nursery Warning Concerning the Use of or Possession of Punch Boards And Slot Machines— It has been called to my attention that certain merchants in this community have displayed punch boards arid slot machines and have allowed the people to use them. It will be found that under Chapter 593 of the 1939 Code of, Iowa it is unlawful for* any person to have under his control or care, and permit persons to play, any punch board, slot machine, or any other game for money; and any person violating this chapter may be fined up to $300 and one year in jail. You are hereby warned that if any such gambling devices are found in your premises peace officers will be ordered to pick up any such gambling device and the persons permit- ing their use will be subject to arrest and fine. H. HAEHLEN, County Attorney. S, W. Sindelar Fort Atkinson, Iowa

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