Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on May 12, 1948 · Page 5
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May 12, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 5

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WEDNESDAY, MAT M, IMS. THE POSTVILLE HERALD. POSTVILLE, IOWA PAGE nVB. V. Brouillet Given arise Birthday Party. Vernon Brouillet was sur- at her home last Wednesday |rig by a group of friends in of her birthday which was 1 4th. The evening was spent ng cnrds. following guests were pres- FlMr. and Mrs. Laurence Hofer, ind Mrs. Milo Meyer, Mr. and IVic Walter and Mr. and Mrs. i Gregg. ertain Guests Mother's Day. following people were enter- on Mother's Day at the i of Mrs. Ruby Peckham: Mrs, beth Meyer, Mrs. W. J. Tim- han, Mr. and Mrs. Valder |r and sons of Castalia, Mr. Mrs. L. G. Meyer and Mary beth of MaquOiketa,; Virginia ham and Leo Boese, students va University, and Mrs. Emma fcn of Postville. Piano Students Are Presented In Recital. A number of students participated in a piano recital held at St. Paul's Lutheran assembly room last Sunday evening at 8:00 o'clock. The students were presented by Mrs. F. R. Ludwig, instructor for the group. Following is a list of the students who participated in the recital: Kay Francis Brainard, Dorothy Meyer, Bonnie Meyer, Bobby James, Mary Behrens, Marilyn Meyer, Ileta Christqfferson, Leonard Althouse, Janet Overcen, Dellene Schultz, Belva Brandt, Donna Mae Dickman, Gary Rounds, Patricia Miene, Janice Christofferson, Duane Baltz, Suzanne Kramer, Joan Brandt, Jerry Klingbeil. Francis Nelson, Eudora Schultz, Rochelle Schultz, Karan Evans, Billy James, Gretchen Palas, Janet Block," Juanita Fox, Dorothy Althouse, Inez Duwe, Jean Schultz, Joan Schultz, Joan Christofferson, Janice Schroeder, Bernadine Kugel, Kathryn Falb, Mary Dresser, Carole Schultz, Eleanor Schutte, Joann Baltz, Patricia Ruckdaschel, Nancy Kneeland, Dorothy Hubacher and Sandra Schultz. "S TIME TO STORE OUR PRECIOUS FURS We 'll keep them safe from the ravages of Moths, dry summer heat, Dust, Fire, Theft. larshall and Swift Furriers have just installed a complete new vault with— » FUMIGATION * HUMIDITY CONTROL * REFRIGERATION CONTROL the Marshall and Swift Fur Man will be here SATURDAY, MAY 15 leilly's Coat and Suit Shop Expert Cleaning — Repairing — Remodeling Shopping at HAROLD'S is a first aid treatment that's guaranteed to reduce swollen food -ills quickly and easily. So, come in today and ill your entire food order from our vast displays of top quality foods. You'll find that our |o\v, low prices are "just what the doctor ordered" for your bruised budget . . . that they five you more for your money—more food . . . nore variety . . . AND MORE SAVINGS! fUTTERNUT COFFEE, pound_-53c FRISCO, 3 pound tin $1.29 rOMATOES, Yacht Club, 3 ting—59c KRISPIES, 2 pkgs 31c >UFFED WHEAT, Quaker, 2 for_29c GRAPEFRUIT JUICE, 3 tins 73c WOLE KERNEL CORN, 3 tins-„59c 12 oz. tin at only 59c r EAL STEW, per pound 39c SEEF ROAST, per pound *EEF BOIL, per pound- Monday Club Holds Season's Final Meeting. On May 10 the Postville Monday Club held its final meeting at the home of Mrs. H. E. Roberts. The afternoon began with a 1:00 o'clock luncheon after which a program on present day poets was given. Mrs. Lester Robbins gave a talk on Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Mrs. Elmer ^Veihe spoke - on Grace Noll Crowell. Mrs. William Leui read a number of her own poems which had been first printed in the "Line O' Type" column of the Chicago Tribune. The Iowa Federation Song was sung with Mrs. William Shope at the piano. Two guests were present, Mrs. A. E. Cornell of Los. Angeles, a charter member of the club, spoke of the three clubs with which she had been affiliated in California. Mrs. Earl P. Smith of Wapello, mother of one of the club members, Mrs. Milton Kiesau, spoke of having been acquainted with Grace Noll Crowell. A round of applause expressed the gratitude of the club for the excellent work of the program committee: Mrs. E. C. Marston, Mrs. Alice Miller, Mrs. Elmer Weihe, and Mrs. Willard Schutte. The chairman of the new program committee, Mrs. Myrtle Aitchison, announced the Study topic for the coming year as "Broadening our Horizons." Several Guests Sunday At the J. W. Steele Home. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Steele had as Sunday guests in their home Mrs. Jacob Schares of Gilbertville, mother of Mrs. Steele, Rev. Roman Schares of Plymouth Rock, Mr. and Mrs, Paul Weber of Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Dorr of Waterloo, and Mr. and Mrs. Rolland Zapf of Guttenberg. Big Four 4-H Club Holds Monthly Meeting. Federated Clubs To Hold Meeting Saturday. The Allamakee County Federated Clubs will meet at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Saturday afternoon, May 15. All club members are urged to attend the meeting. Many Guests Sunday In H. K. Peterson Home. Guests Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry V K. Peterson were Mr. and Mrs. George Hanson and daughter Signe of Elgin, Percy Larson of Elgin, Mrs. Julia Helgerson and Rev. and Mrs. A. O. Nesset and daughters, Ester and Elsie of Clermont, Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert Larson and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Peterson of Postville. Mrs. Kathryn Dittmer Entertains Sunday Guests Mrs. Harry Gass and Ramona and Anna Leui were dinner guests Sun day in the home of Mrs. Kathryn Dittmer in Elkader. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dittmer and Margaret of Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. Wally Moen of Evanston, Illinois, Rev. Kitterer and Miss O'Cnnnor of Elkader. Better Family Living Theme of Homemakers. The monthly meeting of the Big Four 4-H club was held at the Clem Waters home last Monday. Leo Christofferson presided at the meeting at which 17 members were present. The scrap iron and paper picked up last week will be sold for $100.00. Leo Christofferson was elected delegates to go to the officers training at Ames. Edwin Kirkestue was choosen as alternate. The reports for this years projects were filled out. It is planned that a 4-H tour will be held May 29, storting at William Christofferson's at 9:00 a. m. The group will trp and visit all the projects in the club. At noon there there will be a picnic dinner and softball game at the tourist park. The club decided to donate $10.00 to the cancer fund at Waukon. A treasure report was given as follows on May 10. Balance on hand $29.23; On saving account $500.00. Refreshments were served. The next meeting will be held at William Christoffersons. G. Meadow Go-Getters Hold Monthly Meeting. The Grand Meadow Go-Getters 4-H club held there monthly meeting in the home of Don Elvers. Leon Casten was selected to represent the club at the 4-H short course to be held at Ames, May 28 thru May 30. Lloyd Bigler and Don Elvers were selected to be the demonstration team this year. The club tour was set for June 4 at which time all parents are urged to attend as there is a full program in store for all who are present. At the close of the meeting, games were played and Junch was served by the hostess. Iowa Highway Patrol Issues 6,037 Summonses Iowa highway patrolmen traveled 1,814,425 miles during the first three months of 1948. In that time they issued a total of 6,037 summons to erring motorists. The figures were included in the quarterly activity report of Patrol Chief S. N. Jespersen. Patrolmen handed out summons to 235 drunken drivers during the 3-month period. March, when 82 intoxicated motorists were caught, was the worst month of the three for tipsy driving. More than 94% of the drivers who received summons from the patrol, and whose cases have been completed, were convicted or pled guilty. The charges were dismissed in only 173 instances and 2,041 cases are still pending. Jespersen's report showed that summons resulting from moving violations by drivers numbered 4,585 for the period. Moving violations include such traffic law infractions as speeding, failure to obey a stop sign, passing in a prohibited zone and reckless driving. Jail sentences totaling 33 years, 5 Mi days were handed out to drivers who had received summons from the patrol. Fines paid by motorists as the result of the patrol's enforcement activities in January, February and March totaled $99,528.55. Fines levied in cases carried over from 1947 amounted to $10,093.15. The report revealed that patrolmen gave 3,706 memoranda to motorists guilty of minor traffic errors. They also notified 13,628 drivers that their cars had illegal or faulty equipment. Patrolmen gave assistance to 6,786 drivers who were having trouble on Iowa's highways during the first three months of 1948. Talking is like playing on the harp; there is as "much in laying the hands on the strings to stop their vibration as in twanging them to bring out their music.—Oliver Wendell Holmes. r EAL STEAK, r»* nound 75c 57c 39c VISIT OUR ? RESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE DEPARTMENT Thought Qems DILIGENCE. We want no time, but diligence for great performances.—Dr. Samuel Johnson. * • « * • Few men are lacking in capacity but they fail because they are lacking in application.—Calvin Coolidge ***** Success in life depends upon persistent effort, upon the improvement of moments more than upon any other one thing.—Mary Baker Eddy. • Dr.F.W.Norden Optometrist PHONE 137 WAUKON, IOWA Office Houn: 0:00 to 12:00 1:15 to 5:00 EVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT Office Cloaed Thursday Afternoon Seventy thousand Iowa women will take a bow this month. They are the homemakers who are taking part in the "family living" program, and their slogan, "Toda's Home Builds/ Tomorrow's World," sets the theme for cooperative efforts to make Iowa's homes happier, healthier and more secure. They receive the nation's recognition during the week of May 2 to 10, National Home Demonstration Week, along with 3% million homemakers of the United States, Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico who are members of the program. These women are taking a voluntary part in the world's most far- reaching on-the-job program. Sharing the spotlight are Iowa's county home economists, who are members of the Extension Service at Iowa State College. College graduates with a degree in home economics, or homemakers who have received special training, these wom.en are ready to help Iowa homemakers with any project^ from remodeling a wardrobe to refurnishing a home. Last year 4,000 more Iowa women took part in the family living program. With the 66,000 homemakers who were members in 1946, they started attending the family living meetings, where they discuss any thting from preparation of nutri tions meals to management of bust ness matters. Homemakers plan their own topics for these get-togethers, and the range of subjects is broad and absorbing. This year, more and more meetings are being devoted to learning how to buy and use the new electrical equipment. Pressure saucepans and home freezers, those postwar developments, come in for their share of attention. And the studies are adding new sparkle to everything. Homemak ers have been asking for "lessons' on crisp new salars, on delicious desserts, to perk up the family meals. They want more "color harmony" in their homes. Farm grounds will be beautiful, too, with new knowledge about landscaping the home grounds. Fortified with a background of better buymanship lessons, these homemakers are facing high prices with level heads. Many of them have been remodeling their homes, and doing a good job of it, at a minimum cost. Children come in for their share of attention. School problems and the teen-agers have the floor in most of the current sessions. For ways to build family comradship and.good items, homemakers have been demanding lessons on;"living together in the family." And their interests have advanced far beyond the four walls of their homes. The school lunch program is going ahead rapidly, backed by their efforts to rear healthy youngsters. They are keeping up to date on international relations for that "better world" they're building toward. Music gets attention, as do health drivers and current books. Homemakers groups are now organized in every Iowa county. In 70 counties a trained home economist is stationed to help the homemakers. In other counties, homemaker leaders obtain training from the state home economics extension specialist at the college. In turn, they take the information to | their communitiese. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Turner, Miss. Ruth Turner, Dale Turner, and Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Col ton were Sunday guests in the K. J. Kerr home. tor futfM , Thal't why •very mighth off bvrntr i$ a William OIL-O-MATIC Yes, WHAT you get is far more important than when you get it. So, before you accept just any kind of automatic heat, get the full story of Williams Oil-O-Matic. Learn how, based on the famous Low Pressure Principle of atomization, Oil-O-Matic burns any grade of fuel oil.'.. gives vou economy, efficiency and L hng life unmatched oy any other make, Hoth Bros. Hardware Hardware — Heating — Plumbing Telephone No. 229 PoatviUe, Iowa HOUSEHOLD GOODS AT PUBLIC SALE We will sell at Public Auction at the Mrs. Minnie Heins home in northeast Postville Saturday, May 15 Starting at 1:00 o'clock p. m. Convertible Davenport; Rockers; Book Case; Tables; Dining Room Table and Chairs; Buffet; Kitchen Cabinet; 11 x 12 Rug; 9 x ll>/ 2 Rug; Two Bedroom Suites; Dresser; Two 2-Burner Oil Stoves; Standard Sewing Machine; Porch Swing; Step Ladders; 36-foot Extension Ladder; Carpenter Work Bench; Tool Chest; Quilt Frame; Dishes; Copper Wash Boiler; Wash Tubs; 50-Gal. Steel Oil Drum; Garden Tools; and many other items too numerous to mention. TERMS OF SALE — CASH! Mrs. Minnie Heins Estate EATON WATERS, Auct. CITIZENS STATE BANK, Clerk CONGRATULATIONS | and lots of luck to you, §j - r . Graduates of '48 | ~~/ . . . You can depend on us 1 to keep your wardrobe com- I plete with the latest styles. | STANLEY LUGGAGE | Separate Pieces or Matched Sets | in assorted colors I $3.50 to $26.98 1 HAND BAGS White and Colors $2.25 to $6.98 HAN'KERCHIEFS 25c to $1.69 Non-Pul BLOUSES $3.59 to $5.98 LINGERIE 49c to $5.98 HOSIERY $1.10 to $2.25 SLACKS $6.59 to $8.98 EXTRA SPECIAL ! Slightly Irregular NYLONS, at only 79c i WEEKEND Grocery Specials 1 HERSHEY COCOA— Vz pound 20c - 1 pound- 35c I Van Camps PORK & BEANS, 2 tins for 35c AERO WAX, Reg. 29c, pint— 25c DREFT, Regular 36c value ___29c CAKE FLOUR, Swans Down_ ___43c BISQUICK, large package for _i_47c SALA DRESS— Pint 33c - Quart 65c HUEBNER'S General Merchandise

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