Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on May 22, 1946 · Page 8
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 8

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 22, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA. WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, i 9W Marginal I Bt] Bill GOVERNOR TO SPEAK. It Uvks like the "pinch" on butter will soiHi bo felt hero unloss local people refrain from shipping larse iimmiiili of our famous Postville creamery product to friends and relatives at distort points. Those who are in the know say this practice has created a real shortage here. Before the war the local creamery made up approximately 6.000 prints per month for local consumption. Durinn rationing the figure dropped to 4,000 pounds per month. Last month it had jumped to over 8.000 pounds, which would seem 'way out of line for our population lipiro. Lack of facilities and manpower prohibits the local creamery to continue this practice which is done more as an accomodation than profit. Last week on two days the creamery was unable to supply local stores with butter. It is not unlikely that delivery may be limited to only- three days a week. While it is only natural for people to want to help out relatives and friends with this hard-to- ftet commodity in distant places, either it will have to ease up or else we'll all be begging for the golden lubricant for our bread and pancakes. Left To Write By Lou Gardner Governor Robert Blue has accepted the invitation of the Shcehau Tost. No. 375. American Legion, to be the main speaker at the Memorial Day- service which will be held at Clermont high school at 10;00 a. m., on May 30. Winners Are Announced For Poppy Day Essays Ed Riser up at the creamery told us hardly a day passes but what out-of- state truckers and travelers stop at his plant and ask to buy a package of butter to take home. One salesman told him Minnesota, only a year or so ago the leading butter manufacturing state in the Union, is now importing much of Iowa's butter. In Wisconsin he said some over 400 creameries have quit buttermaking and are sending their whole cream to market, for which they get a higher price than if they churned it into butter. OPA meddling r.r.d price fixing will in time change our entire mode of living. We could forgive the rascals many of their crazy edicts, but we hope they'll let us continue to have our butter. • » • * • Did you know Postville had a circus fan who lives and breathes circus 'most every hour of the day? He is Glenn J. Jarmcs. the grocer. Glenn traveled w to war as a sailor boy. and back i The American Legion Auxiliary has selected the Poppy Day essay written by John Dresser as the first prize winner and that of Darlene Martens for second place. Both essays will be entered in the state contest to be judged later. Since they are so appropriate at this time when the colorful memorial flower is to be sold on Saturday, we publish them herewith: THE MEMORIAL POPPY. (By John Dresser) Everyone knows that buying poppies is a good thing to do, but do they realize why it is a good thing to do? Many persons buy poppies because it is the popular thing to do. Several reasons for buying poppies' are evident, if we give the matter a little thought. First of all. poppy making provides a livelihood for many disabled veterans of World War I and World War II. They start making them in January, and they are paid so much for each poppy they make. Besides earning money, poppy making gives the veterans something useful to do. These veterans were wounded while they h a circus before he went ! were defending the democratic prin- wllor boy. and back in 1933 I eiples of justice and right. When they he owned his own show. "The Glenn I gave so much for humanity, we should J. Jarmcs Wild Animal Circus—The j certainly feel obliged, to at least buy a Greatest Little Show on Earth." With I poppy, it he traveled throughout the middle (Opinions expressed in this column are those of the writer and do not necessarily conform to the editorial policy,.of this newspaper.) Belongs To Iowa. Down in the national treasury at Washington. Iowa has an unemployment fund credit of over 63 millions of dollars. These millions belong to Iowa—or rather, they belong to the workers of Iowa. The exact figures on the date of the last quarterly report of the State Treasurer were $63,262,934.09. Here is a protective balance held in reserve to meet any depression i which may throw honest workers out of employment, causing them to seek aid in providing themselves and their families with food, shelter and warmth. This large sum has been built up over the past decade from contributions made by Iowa employers of labor. It is a fund which has been expressly gathered to protect workers during unemployment. It cannot be used for state purposes of any kind. It is an insurance fund. At the present time the federal government is getting the benefit of its use in national financing. Iowa receives no return for this use. Who will say that this balance of 63 millions should be dissipated, or spent for any other purpose than that for which the employers of our state donated it? said in his speech that in addition to competent and effective enforcement of traffic laws the record has been due to two factors: First, the highways of the state were carefully engineered with safety in mind. Second, our people possess safety consciousness. One mini pi should warms nf the best quick-growing on- Pasture prospects in the wc slern nturc crops is «idnn grass. This states arc reported fiood. Iowa gr!lss . no be seeded until weather fed cntt o will compote this fnU w th "p-late May or early June. the western grnss-feds. iJ; Cause Or Inflation. Representative Henry Talle of the Second District has called attention in a speech in the House to the main factor in inflation. His figures give cause to pause, look, listen and protest. He said: "I find that money in circulation—that is, money not in banks—as of February 28, 19 -ifi. was $26,200,000.000. In 1940 it was $6,500,000,000. I find that banks deposits, including demand deposits, time deposits, and Government deposits, have attained a grand total of more than $150,000,000.000. Remember this grand total was S60.000.000.000 in 1940. Then 1 llnd that Government securities which may be readily cashed and used as means of payment have risen to $95,400,000,000. The comparable figure in 1940 was $12,800,000,000. When you add the $26,200,000,00. the $150,700,000,000. and the $95,400,000,000. you get a grand total of $272,300,000,000. This gigantic figure represents our potential inflation as of February 28. 1946. Contrast this stupendous figure with its counterpart on June 30. 1940, namely $79,400,000,000. That was surely large enough to cause grave concern in the minds of thoughtful people. Yet the increase since 1940 is nearly 350 percent. This is the money problem which is playing such a disturbing part in our economy today." west. He still owns two wagons he ', used, one of which was made in England in 1SS4 iccor .verted from a brewery wagon, he saysi and the other was used as a calliope by him in his own circus. Both of these wagons will be in the Villa Louis pageant parade in Prairie du Chien. Wis., this weekend. Glenn's children are as enthusiastic circus fans as he. having attended Ringling's & Barnum and Bailey's world's greatest show no less than five times, and they expect some day to go into the circus business with their Dad. If there's anything you want to know about the circus business, how and where the big ones started and where they are playing, ask Glenn. "We've just got to bring a big circus here this summer." he told us Saturday. "This warm weather. Bill, gives me the urge for the sawdust ring, and like Toby Tyler. I'd like to run away for a spell just to be around the glitter and glamour of the big tops." In the second place poppies are sold to restore the memory of those who died while serving their country when the strongholds of freedom and liberty were jeopardized by an aggressive power. In Flanders, a part of Belgium, many of our brave soldiers lie buried in large military cemeteries. Over the fields of Flanders and by the quiet military cemeteries thousands of wild poppies grow. The idea of selling artificial poppies grew from the colorful flowers in far-off Belgium. Thus the artificial poppies which we buy are a living memory of those who gave their all that the world might be free. May we not forget those who died for their country. Buying poppies is truly a fitting and patriotic thing to do. It is a sign of a thoughtful and generous spirit and an appreciative character. Artificial poppies symbolize a hope and prayer for an enduring peace and a better understanding between nations. As Memorial Day draws near may we all buy at least one poppy. Iowa Supreme Court Judges. Iowa Supreme Court Justices Ralph A. Oliver of Sioux City, Charles F Wennerstrum of Chariton, and T. G Garfield of Ames, have announced that thcy\will be candidates for re-nomination before the Republican State Ju dieial Convention to be held this summer. Justices Wennerstrum and Garfield are' now completing their first terms as members of Iowa's high court. Justice Oliver is completing his first full term following an unexpired term of two years. All three served as district court judges before reaching the high court. All are veterans of the first world war. They all have fine records. At this point in the campaign it seems very doubtful that any of them will have opposition in the convention. Will Not Work. Representative John Gwynnc of the Third District, has been marked for defeat in the coming fall election by the P. A. C. He has no opposition in the primary. The move of the P. A. C. is not unexpected. Gwynnc has stood for honesty and frankness. He has stood for law and order. He has fought fearlessly for the integrity of our courts. He has been on the side of sound government. He has upheld ovir American system of government. We doubt not that he welcomes the opposition of the P. A. C; that he prefers its opposition rather than its support. This will not be the first campaign in hich he has faced such a challenge. Radicals and the P. A. C. fought him in 1944 to their greatest strength. He carried 13 out nf 14 counties in his district. His majority of 17.916 was the answer voters of his district gave to the attempts which were made to de feat him. Veterans Can Reinstate Insurance by Easy Method j Now we've heard just about everything. A local woman left her little son in the Iris Theater Sunday night, wandering away without him. The little fellow was released from his involuntary imprisonment at 5:15 a. m. Monday when the young mother non- challuntly tailed up "Steve" Folsom to have him come down and unlock the theater so she could take the little fellow home. It is such indifference on the part of parents that leads up to and nurtures juvenile delinquency, one of our chief social problems. It's usually the bride who gets the spotlight in wedding writeups on the society page of the newspaper. But when the editor of the Augusta, Wis., Union was recently married at Waukon. he wrote up the account as follows: "Clarence (Tudy) Rogers, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Rogers of Osseo. became the husband of Miss Margaret Gilbertson. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gilbertson of Augusta, in a beautiful ceremony Saturday noon before a justice of the peace at Waukon. "Blushing prettily, he replied to the questions of the justice in low but firm tones, never indicating that he noted the omission of "obey" in the bride's answers. "He was attractively attired in a three-piece suit of black pin stripe woolen material, consisting of coat, vest and pants. The coat was charmingly festooned with a white flower in the left buttonhole. "The vest was sleeveless, closed in front and gracefully fashioned with pockets. It was held together at the back with a strap and buckle. "His pants were neatly pressed for the occasion and he wore them with an air as if he little suspected it would be the last time he "wore the pants" in that family, as the familiar expression goes. "Hose and necktie added just the right dash of color to complement the effect. Shoes were of genuine leather laced with strings of the same color, giving a chic effect." POPPY DAY. (By Darlene Martens) Honor our War Heros by buying a poppy. The veterans of foreign wars of the United States in 1922 adopted the poppy as America's flower of remembrance and ever since has staged its annual nationwide sale of the poppy. Many men who have seen their buddies make the supreme sacrifice or become permanently disabled, are hon oring those comrades in arms by aid ing their dependents and through the poppy sale are affording every one an opportunity to participate in a similar manner in honoring the war's dead and maimed. The purpose of is campaign is dedicated exclusively to the aid, care and rehabilitation of the nation's needy and disabled war veterans. Young Republican Rally. The Young Republican League of Iowa held a two day rally in Des Moines, with a good attendance from over the state. The delegates gathered with serious thoughts of work to be planned for organization and strengthening of Republican lines. Organization work is being pushed throughout the state. The League works closely with the Republican State Central Committee. The League president, John E. Budd of Atlantic, was chosen to represent the organization at all meetings of the main party central committee. Anytime before Jan. 1. 1947, or fur! the duration of war and six months, whichever is later, a veteran can re- 1 instate his term insurance, which has j lapsed, by the payment of two monthly premiums and the completion of a comparative health certificate stating that the insured is in as good health as when the insurance lapsed. Premiums for National Service Life . Insurance should be sent to: Veterans j Administration. 346 Broadway. New i York 13. New York. Premiums should be sent in when due, even if premium notices are not j received from the veterans atlminis- , tration. When a premium is sent in. I the veteran should be sure to give his | name, rank, serial number, date of • birth, number of policy or certificate; and address. Any change of address : should be noted. There are some features of National Service Life Insurance which are objectionable to some veterans, such as monthly payments instead of a lump ; sum payment to beneficiary. There is a bill before congress now to change ! these features. Keep your policy in ; force and you will benefit from all 1 changes. National Service Life Insur- j ance was not created for business purposes, but solely as a benefit to service personnel. Investigate and understand your policy before you let it drop. Alvin J. Ehrhardt. contact representative of the veterans administration, will be at the courthouse in Waukon in the office next to the sheriff's office every Thursday. He will handle all veterans' problems at that time. Veterans may also take their problems to Ray Douglass, service officer of the Arthur F. Brandt post of the American Legion in Postville. He is willing to help all veterans with problems on insurance, pensions, education, and claims, but he would prefer to have veterans come to see him Friday evenings if possible. CARD OF THANKS. We wish to express our sincere thanks to friends and neighbors for their many acts of kindness and words of sympathy expressed at the passing on of our beloved sister and aunt, Ida E. Smith. The Rev. Haddock, those who brought floral offerings, the singers and all who assisted us at the funeral do we also wish to thank. Ira Herald Want Ads bring results! Pointed With Pride. Representative James I. Dolliver | E. Smith and Children during a speech in the House, pointed with pride to the safety record of Iowa. He called attention to "the recognition given the state by the president's highway safety conference when Lieutenant Governor Evans on behalf of Iowa, accepted the grand award in the national traffic safety contest. This-award placed us at the top among all states in traffic safety during 1945. Representative Dolliver Thought Qems NOBILITY. The true standard of quality is seated in the mind; those who think nobly are noble.—Isaac Bickerstaffe. We must form perfect models in thought and look at them continually, or we shall never carve them out in grand and noble lives.—Mary Baker Eddy. • • » • • If a man be endued with a generous mind, this is the best kind of nobility. —Plato. • » • • « The generous who is always just, and the just who is always generous, may, unannounced, approach the throne of heaven.—Lavater. • « « * • There never did, and never will exist anything permanently noble and excellent in the character which is a Strang er to the exercise of resolute self' denial,—Walter Scott. FASTER GAINS On Lass GRAIN Hundred* of my farmer (rienda have found that Occo Mineral Compound help* them get their pigi off to the right atart. And when they keep their plga on Occo, they get faat. thrifty gain on leaa home-grown feeda. Occo help* them have their boga ready (or market, daya .., yea, even weeka j ... ahead of achedule. And they pull down top market price* because their atock la In top condition Let me tell you about the economical and practical Occo feeding program for hoga. Dance BIG-4 PAVILION POSTVILLE Sat, May 25; — Music By — EDDIE RALPH'S ORCHESTRA jTue.,May28{ YOUR OCCO SERVICE MAN MEL ALSIN Telephone 5-J Postville, Iowa — Music By — TOM OWEN — AND HIS — COWBOYS Sell Your Eggs BY GRADE . —• We Are Now Paying jF* Per Dozen W ^C No. I Eggs MEYER'S Four-County Hatchery Telephone No. 234 Postville, Iowa lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll RE-ELECT Gov. Robert D. Blue 2ND TERM 47 years old. Private World War I.' He started at the bottom and worked his, way up. GOV. BLUE VETERANS LEGISLATION SCHOOL LEGISLATION RETIREMENT ACTS-TEACHERS. CITY, COUNTY, STATE EMPLOYEES TAX EXEMPTION FOR VETS 9 AGRICULTURAL ACTS AVIATION CODE TRUCK LAW '&SM.0OO FOR STATE INSTTTUTIOKS^ '5,800,000 FOR STATE COLLEGES 'AS6O.000 STATE AID r0R5CH0a |^O 50% CUT « STATE INCOME TAX " STATE WD FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT. 3* MILLION FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS STATE AID-FARM ROADS AND CITY STREETS ~~ !V s ^'^^EAKfTRjjp HOUSE. ->'-'I - r - HEP. FLOOR LEADER COUNTY ATTY. . /|( EAD OF LAW CLASS _t* h "" HONOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT 'Tfccre Is No Substitute tor Experience" SPONSORBD BY BLUE FOR GOVERNOR CLUB YnulonsOpniTj! Prairie dti Chien, Wisconsin Sat.-Sun. May 25426 3Danc«$! Costume Ball FRDAY,IV.AY24 HSGym Music by GUS fURHMMI 200 people in 1840 costumes 150 men with beards 2 BANKS AT UGWM MALI JM Duta, M .i MM 26 DON DBMS loll), Mi| 26 liS ^I lis- Saturday and Sunday . PARADES fPJ. Baaa* . aferaaa • riaata 2 Pageants $ P.m. fc> W* iMMmfi uptriMtM h Writ wHi AW ». MII«I "I* M« wjft i, IM m kit Mr* Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. * . 20 Band* in Festival MaiMd Band and Choral Concert! Trail Ride • Satwday 3 p.n. Horse Show - Sun. 2 p.!* 2I0MIM - Sl.llliiCMkXiW «.. M w „„| u ?|CIW EXHIBITS . • iAcJUi tr * fa 01 Cr *»» HoUroad, a Wood Bona*. Ktn FM UMM VILLA LOWS and MUSEUM < • PRAIRIE DU WHEN ^ Jv Mil show new material *^ '

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