Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on December 24, 1947 · Page 6
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 6

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, December 24, 1947
Page 6
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V AOR SIX. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE. IOWA i LUANA Si. John's Lutheran Church Faal W. Adix. Pastor Sunday, December 2S—No Sunday School or Bible Class. 10:30 a. m., Omrch service, i Wednesday, Dec. 24—7:30 p. m.. -Christmas Eve program. * Christmas Day. Dec. 25—10 a. m., Service of worship and adoration. Mrs. Elizabeth Hunter spent "Wednesday in Postville in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Obert Harris. Mrs. Addie DeGraw of Hazelton .is visiting in the home of her son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wolter. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Overbeck of Garnavillo came Saturday for an over Sunday visit in the Arthur Berg and Miss Caroline Overbeck homes, Harley Gossman had a very happy surprise Monday when his brother. Verni G. Gossman. and son- in-law. E. C. Eliason. of Roundup, Montana, came to spend a few days in the Gossman home. The brothers hadn't seen each other since May, 1920, and really didn't recognize each other. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dettman, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dettman and son of Postville, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dettman of Luana, Lester Gossman, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gossman and Mickie of Garnavillo, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hinsch, Mr. and Mrs. Art Hlnsch of McGregor, Mr. and Mrs. Art Mohrman of Monona, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Staley and Crystal •were Wednesday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Gossman in honor of Verni Gossman and nephew, E. C. Eliason, of Roundup, Montana. If your Iowa farm land is average, its value increased $18 an acre during the last 12 months. It is now worth $167 per acre, reports W. G. Murray, Iowa State College economist. I FRANKVILLE I v ; ^ Frankville Community Church Wm. Niles, Student Pastor pro- Remember the Christmas gram Wednesday evening. The Ladies of the church will hold their annual New Years Day Dinner. By telling all of our friends and letting them know of this event, we can have a grand day of fellowship and the ladies will realize a successful event. Morning Worship at 11 a. m. Topic, "Facing the Future." Mr. and Mrs. Leo Birdsell attended an REA meeting in La Crosse Saturday. Mrs. Edna Boltman and son, Lyle, attended funeral services in Postville Thursday for Wm. Sebastian. Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Ambrose will- spend Christmas day with relatives at Clarion, returning home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Birdsell will eat Christmas dinner with Uncle Ray and Aunt Cora Birdsell this year. Miss Arlene Nostrum of Northwood spent Friday and Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Birdsell. Kenneth Waters of Des Moines was an overnight guest at the home of his aunt, Mrs. Nellie Spaun Tuesday night. Lester Kamin's will have as their Christmas day dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. Willard Kamin and family of near Luana. The Willing Workers will serve their annual New Years dinner of chicken and all the trimmings on Thursday, January 1. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baumgartner attended a turkey "raffle in Waukon Thursday evening and won four of the birds. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Birdsell and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brandt attended a Christmas concert at Luther College Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Kamin at- Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Year after year we have been wishing oar friends a Merry Christinas, each year hoping to make our message a little warmer, a little more personal. It is with some such thought as this that we now add this "Merry Christmas" to the many that have gone before, with the hope that it will find yon abundantly blessed with everything that the magic wand of Christmas can bestow. L E. Schultz's Jack Sprat Store LUANA, IOWA One man —one of many — created a character who in child-like faith and all-embracing love will live through the centuries as the symbol of Christmas. The man was Charles Dickens; his character was Tiny Tim. And in the words of Tiny Tim, oft-repeated, we'd like to say: "A MERRY CHRISTMAS, 600 BLESS US EVERY ORE" RIMA CAFE tended the annual. dinner sponsored by the DeKalb Seed Corn Company at Charles City on Tuesday. Donald Birdsell came home from Luther College in Decorah Friday afternoon to spend the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Birdsell. Mr. and Mrs. Alwin Walby were dinner guests Sunday at the home of Mrs. Tena Haugen in Calmar, and supper guests at the Lyle Ellis home in Postville. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Letchford and daughter, Virgean, left Saturday for Albuquerque, New Mexico, to spend the Christmas holidays with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Letchford. They will stop enroute for an overnight visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Mcintosh at Newton. Mr. and Mrs. Alwin Walby are moving to Frankville Monday, into the Sarah Miller house which they purchased recently. The Walbys will entertain their entire family of children for dinner on Christmas day, which includes Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Waters and family of Hampton; Mr. and Mrs/Lester Walby and family of Rock Island; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Ellis of Postville and Mr. and Mrs. Leland Walby of Frankville. A birthday party was given for George Allen at the Henry Schweinefus • home on Thursday evening, when his children arrived with a picnic lunch to spend the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Allen were also presented with a brand new table model radio in memory of the occasion. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Orville Ruen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Vine and family of Decorah, Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Allen and Dr. Hardesty of Postville, Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Monroe and family of near Ossian. CAST ALIA Herald Want Ads bring results! Club's Christmas Party. Mrs. Ralph Schultz was hostess to the Embroidery Club Christmas party at her home on Thursday afternoon. Members each brought a guest to, the party, treating them to an enjoyable afternoon. Members present were Mrs. Thos. Monroe, Mrs. Alta Reeves, Mrs. Damond Meyer, Mrs. Lena Perry, Mrs. Fred Bareis, Mrs. August Meyer, Mrs. John Kluss, Mrs. Henry Koenig. Guests present were Mrs. Will Schave, Mrs. Merle Stee and Mary, Mrs. Aldo Larson, Mrs. Hairy Larkin, Mrs. Fred Schultz, Mrs. Clifford Stee, Mrs. Fred Everman Mrs. Miles Ames, Mrs. Edwin Engelhardt, Mrs. Walter Schultz and Ethel Bareis. The afternoon's entertainment was bingo, with lovely gifts as prizes. The main attraction was Santa Claus who came to deliver gifts to all, after which a delicious lunch eon was served. P. T. A. Program. The P. T. A. held its annual monthly meeting at the school house Thursday with a large attendance. The teachers, Mrs. Carl aus Meyer, Irene Kamp and Ellen Svendsen, and their pupils, gave very fine Christmas program. Mrs. Walter Everman, Mrs. Merle Stee and Mrs. Eldo Schutte served refreshments. Mrs. Roy Schultz took Mrs. Val der Meyer to Oakdale Thursday to visit Mr. Meyer, a patient in the sanitarium there. On Friday the school had their Christmas party in their respective rooms, where Santa Claus came to deliver gifts to all the children. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Knudtson /FRIENDS OLD armL NEW May this Christmas bring happiness as true, as that we have known in our relations with you! Hartwig Texaco Station STORES" and Julie of Milford came Thursday to spend Christmas with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schultz, Jr. Mrs. Valder Meyer received word that her son, Nanford, is on his way to the Slates from Japan. He expects to reach home the la Her part of this month. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bulman and family of Waukon were visitors at 3 Arthur Brandt homo Friday afternoon and evening to see the latter's father who returned home from Decorah hospital Tuesday. iitHsiiwmmtmtflntmmtiiuitiiitiiiiii Our wish this year is just as every other year . A Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you from all ofVjj THE L. C. BOLSON COMPANV^ "A Name You Can Trust In Feeds" j^. iliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii mmJIn Santa is at the throttle and good fellowship has the right of way. Full speed ahead for the Merriest Christinas of them all! Times have changed since we started business in this com­ munity many years ago, and we have seen a great many changes. But one thing always remains the same. We continue to serve in the best possible manner the very best people it is possible to serve. We could ask for no finer list of cus­ tomers, no better group of friends. And to all of you our entire organization wishes loads of good cheer and a genuine old-fashioned merry Christmas! Allamakee-Clayton Electrical Cooperative, Inc. KERMIT JAMES, Superintendent DOUGLAS R. LOOMIS, Owner ^t.flichoW. mm; WISHES xtl A MERRY ™ YU LET IDE TO ALL Of Bice 0/ Coarse you believe in Santyl But even if you don't right now, the chances care ten to one that at one time in your career — the short pants or long curls stage— there was no doubt in your mind that there was a Santa Claus. You not only believed in him but you were in awe of him! Santa Claus was a short roly-poly gentleman habitually clad in red with flowing white beard. He drove through the world Christmas Eve in a heavily- laden sleigh drawn by eight dashing reindeer. It's a beautiful old myth — as much a part of the joyous Christmas season as is our annual wish for a Merry Yuletide for you and yoursl • G. F. Meier & Company DEALERS IN LIVESTOCK r .l m

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