Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on May 19, 1948 · Page 5
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May 19, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 5

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bNESOAT, MAT M, 1948. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE. IOWA PAGE flVB. To The Ladies ... our help is needed in the ad- cemctit of thcsociety section The Herald. Please call, no 200, or write of any club •tings, family .reunions, birth- T parties, anniversary events, tell, lodge or service club [ierings. Just phone 200 or i a letter or post card in the box and give us the par- Lars. wise Party on Anniversary. and Mrs. Elmer Erb were [intly surprised Sunday at home when the following ves and friends came in with I filled picnic baskets to help celebrate their tenth wedding ersary, which was May 18. It Jso a birthday party for Larry of Cresco whose seventh feay is May 20. hose present were Mr. and (arl Erb, Mr. and Mrs. Emit Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Sthlit- Monona, Ma - , and Mrs. John I ke and Oscar, Mr. and Mrs. It Boode, Donald, Anita and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Davis, and Harold, of Luana, Mr. |Mrs. William Luepker, La- and LeRoy, Mr. and Mrs. Erb. Ronald, Shirley and of Postville, Mr. and Mrs. y Larson of Elgin, Mr. and fLeonard Larson,' Louis, Mari- Marjorie and Wayne, of Os- fMr. and Mrs. Oscar Larson parry Joe of Cresco. Women's Club Hold Annual Meeting Here. The annual spring meeting of the Allamakee county chapters of the Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs was held last Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Dinner was served by the ladies of the church after which the following program was held in the assembly room. Prayer of Iowa Federation of Women's Clubs, Mrs. H. E. Taylor of Waukon; vocal duet, Mrs. Lurene Walter and Mrs. Murtis Thoreson, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. It. L. Evans; welcome, Mrs. E. F. Weihe, of Postville; club reports by each club. Miss Gee of West Union and Mrs. William Leui of the Postville Monday Club read several poems, the latter reading one she had written and received worthy recognition; reviews from G. F. W. C. were given by Mrs. J. H. Hager of Waukon; vocal solo, Mrs. Angeline Shope of Postville accompanied by Mrs. Evans at the piano; review, "Help Them Help Themselves," written by Mrs. Janette Grodke and given by Mrs. Hegeman of Waukon. Highlight of the program was the speech, "The Federation Today and Tomorrow" given by Sara Nott, director of district II. She comes from Marion, Iowa. The following officers will net again next year when the county meeting will be held in Waukon: Miss Susan Hemenway, Lansing, county chairman; Mrs. E. F. Weihe, Postville, co-county chairman; Mrs. William Kaveny, Waukon, secretary-treasurer; and Miss Sara Nott, Marion, director second district. Talk often, but never long: in that case, if you do not please, at least you are sure not to tire your hearers.—Lord Chesterfield. the right clothes, a man can really do a job. bur selection is large . . . covers every type of bb—indoors and out. Come in today and fill lour needs. HAINES AND ALLEN A UNDERWEAR Briefs 65c Shirts 59c Iroadcloth Shorts, per pair Jnion Suits, short sleeve, ankle length Jnion Suits, button shoulders . 89c __$2.29 _..$1.79 WINGS WEAR FOR MEN NESS SHIRTS— White and colored $2.95 to $3.95 Rayon Sport Shirts $3.98 to $4.50 BIG SMITH WORK CLOTHING MATCHED SETS—COLOR, GRAY Shirts $3.49 . Pants $4.59 Overalls, per pair .$2.98 WORK SHIRTS WORK SOCKS each per pair $1.49 25c and 35c j..... •"---•••*• EXTRA SPECIAL WAFFLE WEAVE PIQUE OA 36-in. wide, $1.10 value, now—02FC PRINTED VOILE, CQ^ 79c value, now at uJFC lobby 's Tomato Juice— 10 No. 2 size can at only Cat-Well Orange Juice— 91 46 oz. can; Reg. 26c value, now ^ lack Sprat Grapefruit Juice— _ 46 oz. can; Reg. 19c value, now lov pur Family Grape Jam— oo- 2 pound jar; Reg. 39c value, now ** Hres Root Beer, per case— c Nat Lakes Apple Sauce— 25 No. 2 can; Reg. 20c a can, now 2 cans M HUEBNER'S General Merchandise Legion Auxiliary To Meet N,ext Wednesday. The American Legion Auxiliary, to Arthur F. Brandt Post, No. 518, will meet on Wednesday, May 26, in Memorial Hall opening with a 1100 o'clock potluck luncheon followed by a business meeting and the making of sixty wreaths to be used in decorating all veteran's graves on Memorial Day. Mrs. Olaf J. Hanson, department president, will be guest speaker at the meeting. Members are asked to bring new or used but substantial toys to be sent to the "Play School" for veterans children at Iowa City. Members are also asked to bring used or new playing cards and old Christmas cards for recreational occupation at the Veterans Facility at Knoxville. Past Noble Grands To Meet on Thursday. The Naomi Past Noble Grand Club will meet Thursday, May 20, with Mrs. Elmer Schultz. Mrs. Arthur Schultz will be the assistant hostess. Clermont Clever Clovers Meet at Blockhus Home. The Clermont Clever Clovers met at the home of Bernice Blockhus oh May 15th. The meeting was opened by singing several songs. Roll call, "One spring flower I've seen," was answered by 13 members and one leader. At the meeting the following were chosen to represent the club at Rally Day to be held June 8 at Fayette: candidate for county officer, LaVonne Swenson; campaign speaker, Marilyn Follett; better groom girl, Gerry Kerr; for state convention, Norma Brandt. The following program was given: "Let's look at our expense books," LaVonne Swenson; "Selection of Hosiery," Darlene Olson; "Identifying Ten Materials," Kathryn Larson; demonstration, applying a patch, Mildred Foley; demonstration, how to make a notched collar, Gerry Kerr; demonstration, how to make a Peter Pan collar, Norma Brandt. Following the meeting, lunch was served by the hostess. Grand Meadow Club Holds Regular Meeting. The May meeting of Grand Meadow Country Club was held at the home of Mrs. Keith Carlson with fourteen members and three visitors present. The visitors were Mrs. Elmer Krambeer, Mrs. Arnold- Krambeer and Mi's. Ward Fergeson. The program included a scripture reading by the hostess; birthday song for Mrs. Amanda Schierholz; roll call was answered by naming favorite vacation spots; reading by Mrs. Harold Panncke, "What You Don't Know About Your Health." Contest given by Mrs. Fred Brim's was won by Mrs. Harvey Lenth. The meeting was closed by singing "America." Lunch was served by the hostess. The next meeting will be a picnic at Lulls Park on June 3. Each member may invite a guest. P. E. 0. Chapter FT Entertains Senior Girls. P. E. O. Chapter FT entertained the high school senior girls, the women of the school faculty, and the faculty wives at an informal evening reception at the home of Mrs. Leonard Casten, Tuesday evening, May 11, at 8:00 o'clock. The 'program, arranged by Miss Ruth Mackert and Miss Dorothy McGoon, consisted of "ice-breaker" games; a piano solo, "Fifth Nocturne" by Leybach, played by Mrs. Robert Burling; and a reading, "Rubenstein's Concert," by Dorothy McGoon. The program was concluded with an old fashioned song- fesr. Light refreshments were served at a beautifully arranged table. About 40 guests and members were present. Prairie Study Club Holds Regular Meet. Henderson Prairie Study Club met Tuesday, May 18, at the home of Mrs. John Martins. Eighteen members answered roll call with Mother's Day poems. Plans for the club picnic to be held at the tourist park Sunday, June 13, were discussed. The following officers ' were elected : President Mrs. Gilbert Meyer. Vice President...Mrs. Ray Brandt. Secretary-Treasurer Mrs. Willard Meyer. Publicity Chairman Mrs. Arbie Schroeder Mrs. Rudy Everman read an article on how to cut roses. Mrs. Minnie Miller's flower contest was won by Mrs. Kenneth Kerr. Mrs. Willard Meyer's contest was won by Ruth Turner. Birthday songs were sung for Mrs. Ralph Gunderson and. Mrs. Irving Deering. The meeting adjourned and a delicious luncheon was served by the hostess. Iowa Weather Favors Crop Growth Iowa's agriculture is favored by rainfall, seventy per cent of which comes during the growing-reason, which puts Iowa in a favorable position climatically. One man who doesn't waggle about the weather to fill a conversational lull is H. C. S. Thorn, head climatologist of the Federal and State Weather Service in Des Moines. His talk is based on past records which give farmers and planters some inkling of what weather risks .may be for the coming season. Writing in Iowa Farm Science, monthly publication of the Iowa State College Agricultural Extension Service, he said that weather prospects are good for a better season in 1948 than in 1947. ,His article includes several maps made to offset weather risks in planting. Iowa's crops are good when its weather is "average," he stated. He cited the 1946 weather which produced the highest average corn yields in the history of Iowa. Iowa lies in a climatic area which receives an average rainfall of some 31 inches. June temperature and July rainfall are most important to successful crops. Cold June temperatures increase the growth .period of corn, for example, and the prospects for soft corn increase. Adequate moisture in July assures the rapid growth necessary to fill out corn ears. The chances for a serious crop failure are about once in every 25 years, Thorn estimates. He bases his calculation upon the fact that Iowa's July rainfall had been critically low only three times during the past 75 years. , Iowa, in fact, the research and market division of the Iowa' Development Commission revealed, has not had a complete crop failure in its history. Thorn also pointed out that "soft corn may be a problem about once in every 11 years" and "about once in every eight years we can expect yields to be quite a bit below average." Weed-Free Lawns Are Easy With 2,4-D A weed-free lawn can be a reality if you follow a few simple rules to get rid of dandelions, plantains and other weeds. 2,4-D is the answer of the problem of getting weeds out of the lawn without spending hours of backbreaking drudgery, says E. P. Sylwester, Iowa State College extension botanist. While 2,4-D does a better job of freeing the lawn of weeds if applied in the fall, good results can be obtained if it is applied properly during the spring or summer. Don't spray dandelions too soon, Sylwester says. Wait until they are fairly well leafed out. If the plants are sprayed when very small they will only be set back. The roots will send up new shoots. The best time to spray is when buds have appeared. Apply 2,4-D on a warm, still day. A sprinkling can may be used but is wasteful. A 3-gallon knapsack sprayer is best. Spray with low pressure and avoid spray drift to desirable flowers, shrubs and vegetables. They are tender at this time of year and will be killed or severely injured if 2,4-D comes into contact with them. Iowa's 1947 corn crop was the smallest in 10 years. Iowa State Fair Premiums Increased A $1,700 increase 'in- premiums, recognizing the greater importance of certain cattle breeds in the Iowa livestock picture, was • announced today for the National Cattle Show at the 1948 Iowa State Fair August 27-September 3. Altogether, a record total of more than $35,000 in cash prizes will be offered on winning beef and dairy cattle, according to the announcement by L. B. Cunningham, fair secretary, and H. L. Pike, fair board president and superintendent of the cattle department. The premium list showed a $1,100 increase in offerings on Ayrshires, putting that breed on a par with other major dairy breeds. Polled Shorthorn prizes were upped $300 by the addition of new Iowa special classes. The Milking Shorthorn total was boosted $345. Cattle raisers will have a chance to compete for $7,250 in cash awards on Herefords, $3,910 on Shorthorns, $1,740 on Polled Shorthorns, $4,000 on Aberdeen Angus, $3,130 on Milking Shorthorns, $1,210 on Red Polled, $2,800 on Holsteins, $2,800 on Jerseys, $2,800 on Guern­ seys, $2,800 on Brown Swiss and" $2,800 on Ayrshires. • Although the cattle show is open to the world, a substantial share of the premium money will be offered in events restricted to cattle owned and raised in Iowa. "Iowa specials" include: Herefords, $500; Shorthorns, $300; Polled Shorthorns, $300; Aberdeen Angus, $500; Milking Shorthorns, $600; Holsteins, $600; Jerseys, $600; Guernseys, $600; Brown Swiss, $600; and Ayrshires, $600. Premium lists and full details can be obtained from the State Fair Secretary, Des Moines. As a result of experiments made by the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station, scientists believe they will be able to show that corn reaches maturity about 50 days after silking, no matter whether it is an early, middle or late variety. A great amount of time is consumed in talking nothing, doing nothing, and indecision as to what one should do.—Mary Baker Eddy. FOR LOW COST PROTECTION, USE DERBY RED BARN PAINT ON YOUR FARM BUILDINGS It'* doubl* thick, and makes fr«- qu»nt repainting unn*c*»ary. Postville Lumber Company II. J. MEYER, Manager Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason.—Pascal. DANCE; TOM OWEN and his — COWBOYS I BIG-FOUR FAIR I PAVILION POSTVILLE Tues., May 25 ! Come and enjoy the first j i Dance of the season! We are not running a regular I ; schedule this season, so watch j j the newspapers and bills for the j [ dates of our dances. BIG-FOUR FAIR, j Ready for installation! WILLIAMS OIL-O-MATIC It's ready for you—the new Oil-O-Matic that brings completely automatic oil heat to any home, new or old! Burns any grade of fuel... gives you unequalled economy, efficiency! and dependability ... thanks to its famous Low Pressure Principle of atomization. Come in— learn why, with hundreds of makes to choose from, every eighth oil burner is an Oil-O-Matic! Ask about our new \ I lis Hoth Bros. Hardware Hardware — Heating — Plumbing Telephone N«fc 229 Postville, Iowa mm: Holiday funlf on your. FOOD BUDGET our low, low prices help you save money that comes in so handy for everything so that you won't run weekend coming up. COLD CUTS . . . BRAUNSCHWEIGER, lb.__59c SUMMER SAUSAGE, lb. 59c SPICED LUNCHEON, lb.__69c MINCED HAM, lb 53c MINCED PIMENTO, lb. 55c PIG'S FEET, pint jar 43c Copr. Advtrtiurt bchangt Inc. 1948 Save for the fun of it over the holiday weekend by coming to HAROLD'S for ALL your food needs, whether you're planning perfect picnics or family meals at home. Yes,—you'll find that a little more — just for fun; found playtime pleasures. Buy plenty of short of food over the long holiday HILLS BROS. COFFEE, pound 53c SUGAR, 5 pounds for 51c ROYAL GELATINE, 3 pkgs. for 23c ORANGES CABBAGE FRESH Medium Size Solid Heads PINEAPPLE 2 dozen for 3 pounds for each only 59c 23c 33c FRUIT JUICES Grapefruit Juice, 46 oz. tin 27c Orange and Grapefruit, 46 oz._33c Orange Juice, sweeten'd, 46 oz._31c Pineapple Juice,. 46 oz. tin. 43c FRESH MEATS ROUND STEAK, pound 75c BEEF ROAST, pound— 57c GROUND BEEF, pound 55c PICNIC PLEASERS Pic-L-Joys, pint 35c Olives, stuffed, No. 8 jar_39c Shoestring Potatoes, tin 21c Pork & Beans, 2 tins for_29c Potato Salad, pint 25c Salad Dressing} qt. jar 67c Peanut Butter, 1 lb. jar_41c OUR STORE WILL BE OPEN WEDNESDAY NIGHTS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! HAROLD'S CASH MARK PHON E XI POSTVI LLE

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