Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on December 17, 1947 · Page 2
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December 17, 1947

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 2

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If ; 3 '•t PAGE TWO. THE POSTVILLE HERALD. POSTVILLE, IOWA WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER ] HELICOPTER. Santa Claus came by helicopter to visit Storm Lake kiddies last week. Just Received— A Few Ladies' Wrist Watches in yellow gold cases at $35.00 up FOR THE MEN— Wrist Watches Tie Sets Cigarette Lighters Watch Bands Birthstone Rings Also Many Other Gift Items W. J. HANKS YOUR JEWELER SCHOOL NEWS. At the Elevator COMING SOON Carloads of BRAN SOYBEAN MEAL MILLERS CREEK LUMP COAL obeits 1 Son Postville, Iowa (Continued from page 1) General News. Mr. Cook, Mr. Babcock, Mr. Gosmire and Mr. Starcevich went to Waukon on Wednesday night to attend a schoolmaster's association meeting. A dinner was served to the group, who later discussed plans for the tournaments. The American History class held a question and answer basketball game on Tuesday, with June Schroeder getting the high honors. The speech class put on a skit for pep meeting on Friday. Vacation begins December 19. At 2:30 Rev. Seamans will give a Christmas message to the school. JoAnn Hangartner has returned to school. Donna and Jack Looney have gone to Waterloo. j The F. H. A. girls have been selling Postville Pirates scarves and emblems. In Homemaking the Freshmen girls are learning how to sew and the Senior girls are making candy and Christmas present^. 200 Girls Attend Playday. Girls from Maynard. Waukon, Elkader. Sumner. West Union, Fayette and Postville attended a Play- day at Postville high Saturday, December 6, from 9:30 a. m., to 3:00 o'clock p. m. The girls were divided into fourteen groups with each school represented in the various groups. Schedules were drawn up and presented to the different groups, giving each group the games or contests they were to participate in for the day. Contests and games consisted of basketball, ping-pong. shufTleboard, deck tennis, dancing and tumbling. A cafeteria lunch was served at noon in the old gym. Normal Training. The Normal Training girls sponsored a campaign to get enough money to buy decorations for our high school Christmas tree. Two sets of lights and a few other decorations were bought. We decorated the tree Wednesday. Shirley Nelson and Darlene Heins are bringing a tree for our room. We are going to have our Christmas party Thursday afternoon. Miss Mackert will be our guest. We drew names for presents. Delores Kostman substituted for Miss Heiken last Friday. Darlene Heins taught fourth grade for Miss Knudtson Thursday and Friday. Shirley Nelson is helping Miss Klinkel with her art class. The following girls are assisting the first four grades teachers this six weeks: First grade. Delores Kostman: Second grade, Lavanda Bergan; Third grade. Shirley Nelson; and Fourth grade. Darlene Heins. I Round Robin Tournament. The round robin tournament which is being held' at the noon hour is running very smoothly. On Monday Don Elvers' "Hot Shots" played Cloy Meyer's "Pirates" which Cloy won with a victory of 8 to 12. Tuesday the game was. canceled on account of the conflict with the Christmas program practice which is being held Sunday. December 14. Then Wednesday Bernard Livingood's "Rats" won over Ed Green's "Green Devils" with an easy victory of 29 to 4. Ed Bocse was Livingood's best man, having a high score of 15 points in this particular game. Thursday Eddie Waters' "Waterboys" played Cloy Meyer's "Pirates" which the Waterboys won. 17 to 10. Tennis Mork was the hot-shot of this game. Friday's game, was canceled because of Christmas program practice. The standings of the teams are as follows: Won Lost Team No. 2 2 0 Team No. 3 2 0 Team No. 8 1 0 Team No. 5 1 1 Team No. 4 0 1 Team No. 7 0 1 Team No. 1 0 1 Team No. 6 0 2 The three highest scorers of the games played so far are Ed. Boese, 22 points; Tennis Mork, 19 points; Leon Casten, 18 points. Kindergarten. Mrs. Kenneth Cook visited our room Tuesday. Phyllis Jean Halverson treated us with candy bars on her fifth birthday Thursday. First Grade. Tuesday we trimmed our Christmas tree. We think it looks very nice. Everyone brought some ornaments for it, and we made chains, bells and stars. Daryle Sander brought a silver star for the top. Robert Berns is still out by illness. We hope he will be able to come back in time for our Christmas party. Second Grade. We are very busy changing from printing to writing. We can write all the small letters and some capitals. Last week we wrote our spelling words for the first time. Those who got an "A" on Friday's test were, Callie Rose Brainard, Susan Brown, Sharon Ehde. Karan Evans, Jay Jarmes, Donna Luebka, Mary L. Turner and Allen Wahls. We also wrote a letter to Santa reminding him to remember children in other lands. We mailed Allen Wahls' letter because it was the neatest and was the easiest to j read. We put our Christmas tree up this week. Everyone brought a | decoration and we think it looks very nice. Third Grade, After reading the story, "Roscoe and the Baby Giant Panda," the class enjoyed, hearing Bona Mork read and show the pictures in the book, "See Lin." See Lin was the Chinese name given to the baby panda in the book. During this week's part of third grades', arithmetic contest, Anna Louise Schupbach's "team have won the most decorations for their tree in oral games. In written study, Gary Cook's team' has earned the same number of decorations as Anna Louise's team. Fifth Grade. For the opening exercises the past two weeks the book, "Donald Duck Sees South Amerjca," has been read. This book gives the children an idea of the people and their homes in the different South American countries. This book has gotten them acquainted with some South American places about which they will study in geography next semester. In a unit test on the Southern States in geography, these people received an "A": ' Leonard Althouse, Myroa Christofferson, Judy Gregg, Francis Nelson, Dellene Schultz and Fritz Palas. The following people received an "A" in spelling: Leonard Althouse, Mary Behrens, Janice Brown, Jerry Gulsvig, Jack Jarmes, Jerry Klingbeil, Gwen Mork, Fritz Palas, Glen Peake, Elmer Marting, Francis Nelson and Dellene Schultz. Junior High. The seventh grade is studying the unit on percentage in arithmetic. In a test on Thursday the following pupils received high scores: Junior Wedo, Lloyd Braun. Keith Muchow, Marilyn Severn, Harriet Mayer. Donna Schultz, Phyllis Mork, Ann Spencer. Ronald Harris, Peggy Kerr, Diane Douglass, Shirley Buraas, Don Christofferson, Shirley Brandt, Cletus Winter, Muffy Falb, Jim Rima and Eudora Schultz. The eighth graders purchased most of the decorations for our Christmas tree this year. They are donating these decorations to the eighth grades in the future. Dick Klingbeil, Ralph Gunderson and Audrey Buddenberg brought some decorations to add to those we bought. Our tree was decorated by Joan Schultz, Beverly Brown. Audrey Buddenberg, Neil Rima. Irene Thornton and Dick Klingbeil. Each pupil in Art is making a Christmas scene. The pictures will be judged and the three best ones from each grade will be named in the paper later. The junior high declam contest was held Tuesday night. The par- Come In and See The Famous MONARK . . . A GREAT BIKE Smart new lines and rich color combinations . . . shock absorbing double-spring cushion front fork . . . chrome finish air-style design headlight with "road-focus" beam . . . autotype recr reflector *"ilh permanent shockproof mounting . . . airline style pedal crank and drive assembly - . . and other exciting new features. Come in and see it today. ONE YEAR'S FIRE AND THEFT jl IN5URANCE INCLUDED IN ! = PURCHASE PRICE Coast-to-Coast Store DOUGLAS R. LOOMIS Owner Place Your Order Now For An . . . OIL HEATER which you can use for heating garages, milk houses or your home. They are ideal for these purposes. Meyer'* Four - County Hatchery Telephone No. 234 Furniture for the home still ranks at the top of the list as the most desirable and useful family gift at Christmastime. We've planned for this holiday season all year long, and as a result have many gift items that have been off our floor all during the war years, and which you will be glad to select your gifts from. You'll find here full room suites of newly designed furniture, as well as — Table Lamps Floor Lamps Hassocks Occasional Chairs Rugs Framed Pictures Mirrors Smoking Stands Davenports Cedar Chests End Tables Vacuum Cleaners Electrical Appliances Louis Schutte 6* Sons "The Largest Stock of Furniture in Northeast Iowa" ticlpants, selections given, and ratings were as follows: Oratorical — Billy James, "Unknown Soldier." second rating. Dramatic — Jean Christollci'soii, "When Harrnh Was Eight Years Old," first; MnlTy Falb. "Danny's Little Tin Soldier," second: Janice Schroeder, "Bed Next Door." third; Diane Douglass, "Daddy Doc." second; Shirley Topel. "Penny." second: Audrey Buddenberg. "White Hands of Telhnm." first: Peggy Kerr, "Joey's Friend," third; Nora Peake, "Kilty Goes Adopting." first: Nancy Knochmd, "White Lilacs." first. Humorous — Shirley Price, "Recital." second. Those pupils receiving 100': in spelling the pasf week arc as Col lows: Sixth grade. Lorraine Brainard, Patsy Folsom. Donna Gulsvig. Billy James, Charles Peterson and Shirley Price. Seventh grade. Daisy Beisker, Shirley Buraas, Mary Dresser, Deve Fish, Ronald Harris, Phyllis Mork. Norman Schroeder. Donna Schultz and Ann Spencer. Eighth Grade. Audrey Budcicnberg. Jean Christofferson, Lester Frederick, Ralph Gunderson. Nancy Kneeland, Nora Peake. Patricia Rurk- daschel. Irene Thornton and Shirley Topel. GRIND SLOWLY'. Henry Fowler, Chariton, has been notified that the government is forwarding his medal and citation for the Purple Heart. The mills of the war department grind slowly. Fowler was wounded in World War I. SAVED DOG. At Storm Lake, war veteran Elmer Scott saw a dog which had fallen through the ice into the lake. Scott pinched his way out on the thin ice, about 500 feet, and milled the dog out. Illllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Illlllliiimiiii „„„ KIDS BE OUR GUESTS AT THE LSI IRIS THEATRE ON $3[ Saturday, December 2 Two Fine Films Two Sparkling ShowM '«a| »i ICP WITH RI.ONDIR" 'LIFE WITH BLONDIE' — and — "RETURN OF RUSTY" Gcori btantfi ' Verrf Because of the length of these pictures, we mu.fann start the first show at 1:0Q p. m., for childnt^gg; under high school age, and the second shoVhdflj for the older children will start at 3:00 p. rjiqwe* hparto TICKETS FOR THIS TREAT ARI"«»« FREE! To obtain tickets each child must ca]l!,Sn^ person at our store. The tickets will be avaiSfSjg able now and until the capacity of two fi ^ls^ houses has been issued. fisSPi Louis Schutte & Sonsf Largest Furniture Stock In Northeastern Io«{jjj$ tiuH »ifiiKiiniinfHiuiiHin(nii»fiinfiin«iiiifiHr" ,, """""""" H """""* • HI-HO, CHILDREN .. I'll Want To See You In Postville WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 I'm pulling into (own at 2:00 p. m, witt ,| A Gift For Every Child! I'm a busy man, you know, the day before Christ* mas. But the Postville Commercial Club and their helpers, the Postville Odd Fellows, will help me meet all the children and I will give each one of you a big bag of goodies. Be sure to come and meet me Wednesday afternoon, by the Christmas tree in the middle of Postville* —SANTA CLAUS, North Pole.

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