Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on June 2, 1948 · Page 2
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June 2, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 2

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PAGE TWO. THE POST VILLE HERALD. POSTVILLE, IOWA WEDNESDAY, J1JNE t, 1^ ONE WEEK REPAIR SERVICE We are now able to give one week repair service on all jobs except in those cases where material has to be ordered. W. J. HANKS Your Jeweler State -News Letter— and the widow of the late Secretary of State Earl G. Miller U939- 43). She also is a dealer in real estate. She is n member of the Eastern Star, the White Shrine, Does Daughters of Nite. Rebekah and the East Des Moines Club. She belongs to the Capital Hill Church of Christ. She was married to the late Secretary Miller at Indianola January 9. 1924. She has been an active party member and belongs to the Iowa Republican Womens club. Joseph E. Miller Joseph E. Miller, Des Moines, was born December 31. 1917 in Des Moines. He attended Des Moines schools and graduated in 1935 from North high in Des Moines, then attended the University of California at Los Angeles for two years. He is owner of the Miller Sheet VOTE FOR William M. Huffman Veteran World War II Candidate For Republican Nomination — for — SHERIFF Allamakee County At the Primary Election, June 7, 1948 Your Support Will Be Appreciated Bakkum Chiropractic Clinic = 21 EAST MAIN STREET WACKON, IOWA Metal Works in Des Moines. He is a World war II veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Y. M. C. A. and the Des Moics Men's club. He was married December 3, 1937 Jo Helen Conn and they are the parents of two daughters and a son. He has been an active Republican worker and is presently seeking state office for the first time. Clayton Farm Bureau Will Hold Picnic Mrs. Helen Mitchell Mrs. Helen Mitchell, Council Bluffs, was born September 1, 1895 at Menominee, Michigan. She was graduated from Menominee high school in 1913. For the last 10 years she has been deputy county auditor for Pottawattamie county resigning that position April 1, 1948 to run for the Republican secretary of state nomination. Prior to that she had banking and insurance experience and served as a legislative clerk in addition to being a housewife. She is a member of the Presbyterian church, American Legion Auxiliary, Eastern Star and Busi ness and Professional Women's club. She was married to the late Edwin D. Mitchell at Chicago, August 20, 1931. She has been an active party worker and served as state treasurer of the Iowa Conn cil of Republican Women. M. D. Synhorse. M. D. Synhorse, Orange City, was born January 21, 1914 at Orange City. He attended schools there and was graduated from high school in 1930. He attended the University of Iowa and the University of California at Los Angeles, getting a law degree from the former and being admitted to the Iowa bar in 1938. He is a state examiner out of the auditor's office. A World War II veteran, he is a member of V. F. W., Alpha Tau Omega and Gamma Eta Gamma fraternities. He belongs to the American Reformed church. He was married May 31, 1941 to Alice Rossing and they are the parents of a son. Upon his return from service he accepted employment in his present post and is now seeking state office for the first time. g OFFICE HOURS: = 1 10:00 to 12:00 A. M. 7:00 to 9:00 Wednesday Evenings 1 g 1:00 to 5:00 P. M. 7:00 to 10:00 Saturday Evenings g I CLOSED EVERY THURSDAY | | ROY C. BAKKUM, D.C. f 9 REASONS WHY I'M FOR GOV. ROBERT D. BLUE ROADS —Since the end of the war, the State has contracted to spend $40,345,820 to improve Iowa's farm-to-market roads and primary roads. The farm-to-market road system has been increased from 10,000 to 34,951 miles. A road equalization program has been set up. SCHOOLS —The last legislature appropriated $12,980,000 for schools. State aid is now at the highest in Iowa's history. Iowa is one of the 11 states which has increased its per pupil support to meet the national average of rising costs. AID TO CITIES AND TOWNS— For the first time in history, cities and towns now receive State aid. The State repays the local taxing units $1 ,586,200 to help cover the costs of property tax exemptions to veterans. NEW JOtS —Over 250 new factories have located in Iowa, resulting in several additional millions of dollars in pay rolls. SOIL CONSERVATION — Iowa is cooperating in the Pick-Sloan Development plan and in local conservation programs. SOCIAL WELFARE— Benefits to the aged, to the deaf and blind, and aid to dependent children have been increased. Occupational disease law and a second injury fund act have been passed. HOSPITALS—A .program to provide hospitals tot local counties ha* been adopted. LAKES—$2,500,000 lake and river improvement program lias been instituted. SOUNP ADMINISTRATION— Governor Blue's sound, wise administration has saved the tax payers money while giving Iowa good, efficient government. GOV. ROBERT D. BLUE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY MONDAY. JUNE 7 Russell L. Voelz Russell L. Voelz, Minden. was born February 23, 1904 at Minneapolis, Minnesota. He attended school there, graduating from high school in 1922. He attended the University of Minnesota but quit college to go into the grain business with his father. He has sold flour for 18 years. Prior to living in Minden—where he has resided for four years, he lived at Atlantic. He is a member of the Lutheran church. He is married and the father of a son. 10 and a daughter, 20, now attending the University of Iowa. His only other attempt to gain public office was unsuccessful when he sought the Pottawattamie county clerkship. The annual picnic of the Clayton County Farm Bureau Organization will be held Sunday, June 6, at the Elkader Recreation Park. Richard Stephens; Crawfordsville farmer who is tliis year's state Farm Bureau vice-president will be the principle speaker of the day. Adrian Gamble, newly appointed county extension director, will be attending his first county wide meeting that day and is also on the program. The Farm Bureau Women's chorus will sing three numbers during the afternoon the Cednr Rapids police department of public safety. In conjunction with the lane, Friday of last week was proclaimed "White Friday," in Ced;ir Rapids an* the city went through the 24- hour period from midnight Thursday to midnight Friday without an accident within the city limits. During the year there is an average of approximately ten accidents a day in Cedar Rapids. Of the 1,320 cars which were rejected, 562 had the faulty mechanism repaired and were later passed. Faulty tail lights and stop lights, which caused 568 rejections, were by far the most frequent defects. Headlights that were out of focus or not strong enough resulted in the failure of 270 cars. Inspectors rejected 162 vehicles for poor program. Short reports will also be given by Milt Ponsar. service company man-, lt - Jcl . lt u ™ VOTUC H«« ager and several other persons con- .wheel alignment and 135 for faul nected with the county Farm Bu- ty steering assemblies reau and extension program. Additional entertainment features and sports activities will be* announced by letter to all Farm Bureau members and their families. RETIRING Osage, Superintendent As Osage, Superintendent of Schools G. H. Sawyer has retired after 51 years of service in the Osage school system, the last 47 as superintendent. DANCE WHITE SPRINGS BALLROOM McGregor, Iowa SAT., JUNE 5 MISSISSIPPI NITE HAWKS OPEN WEDNESDAY through SATURDAY starting May 12th COMING—SAT., JUNE 12th: PETE DOUGHERTY'S BAND Farm Bureau Urges Primary Balloting "Allamakee County's voting record in the 1946 primary election is shameful," declared- County Farm Bureau President Lyal Mitchell, this this week, as he called attention to the coming primary election June 7. Only a small percent of the eligible voters in this county exercised their right to vote in the 1946 June primary, he pointed out. Unless the citizens turn out to vote in far greater numbers on June 7, they will not be keeping faith with the men who served in the armed forces, he declared. A large number of men from this county offered their lives, and some of them gave their lives in order to preserve democracy. If the citizens of this county do not respect their right to vote by exercising it, they are guilty of not contributing to, good government, he said. 'Elections are won or lost by the large group of people who do not vote. It is up to the rank and file voter to truly reflect the attitude of the majority," he declared. President Mitchell urged every eligible voter to study the record or the platform of the various candidates for office prior to the June 7 primary election. "If a great majority of the eligible voters go to the polls well informed, there will be no danger of losing any part of our Democratic freedom, and we will have a better life as the result of it," he declared. Brakes accounted for 98 failures, -and cracked or separated windshields which hindered the drivers' view were rejected 87 times. The telebinocular vision test, which will be given to lownns renewing their drivers licenses beginning July 5. was given to the drivers while their vehicles were being run through the lane. Licenses were also checked to see when the holder should renew. MIDGET AUTO RACES AT WEST UNION SUNDAY Scandanavian sports fans will be able to root for one of their own nationality with all the "pep" of a home town lad, Sunday at West Union midget auto races, for in Joe Gustaf they will have one of the fastest midget drivers in the Midwest Midget Auto Racing Association. Gustaf, who hails from southern Minnesota, spent some time in northeastern Iowa before moving to the Tri-cities. and the laughing Swede, since taking up midget racing seriously, has wreaked havoc with the co-called ace drivers of the association. More often than not the nose of the white 60 which Gustaf drives, is far ahead of most others in the time trials. Weed and Corn Borer Control Meet, June 4 Valuable demonstrations on the control of weeds and corn borer will be held at the Fayette county farm south of West Union on Friday afternoon, June 4, starting promptly at 1:00 p. m. These important demonstrations will be under the supervision of Harold Gunderson and E. P. Sylwester of Iowa State college extension service. The use of various equipment will be demonstrated at this meeting under field conditions. Important information will also be given on adjusting and use of equipment for different kinds of sprays. Also spray operators and everyone interested in weed, corn borer and fly control should be present. MUST THIN VEGETABLES TO BE PROFITABLE Postville Town Officers Elective Officers— Mayor—M. C. Deering. Councilman—Keith Gregg, Glenn Olson. J. M. Overland, F. C. Ruckdaschel and Fred J. Miller. Treasurer—L. O. Beuchor. Appointive Officers— Town Clerk—Joseph B. Steele. Marshal—Wm. H. Foels. Street Commissioner—Otto Appel. Water Supt.—H. A. Lange. Health Officer—Dr. F. W. Kiesau. Weed Commissioner—Glenn Olson Town Council Committees— Finance—F. C. Ruckdaschel, F. J. Miller and Keith Gregg. Ordinance—Fred J. Miller and James Overland. Health—Fred J. Miller and Glenn Olson. Streets—F. C. Ruckdaschel, Glenn Olson and Fred J. Miller. Light—Keith Gregg and James Overland. Waterworks Committee—Fred J. Miller, Keith Gregg, Glenn Olson. Sewer—F. C. Ruckdaschel, Fred J. Miller and Glenn Olson. Fire—Fred J. Miller and James Overland. Town Hall—Keith Gregg, F. C. Ruckdaschel and Glenn Olson. Parks and Dump—F. C. Ruckdaschel, James Overland and Keith Gregg. SAVE WITH loweBrothen SM57Elf USE NIGH STANDARD PRIMER far MM fauna*. Mail caai. It "Haiti* faaf' ami aaata. FINISH I HICI STANDAII HOUSE Pi '«•*»•*) •*•»!». ••««l»la|S • Postville Lumber Comp H. J. MEYER, RUnjje, Most gardeners make the mistake of not thinning their vegetable rows sufficiently. They hate to pull up part of their plantings, and thus allow all of the seedlings to be crowded, reports Ed Cot't. Iowa State College horticulturist. He says thinning should be done when the soil is moist and the seedlings are one to two inches tall. If taller than two inches, don't pull them up; cut them off at ground level. Leave two to three inches between bush beans, bests, carrots, onions and parsnips. Radishes need one-half to one inch of space and peas one to two inches. VOTE FOR Arthur W. Seeland Giard Township Dance MATTER'S BALLROOM Decorah, Iowa SAT., JUNE 5 DALE SIMONS — and the BLUE DENIM BOYS Old and New Time Dance Music Half of Cars Have Mechanical Defects At least half of the cars on Iowa's highways have mechanical defects. That is the assumption safety officials drew after studying the results of the voluntary safety lane inspection in Cedar Rapids last week. Almost 50 per cent of the 2,685 vehicles which went through the lane had-at least one defect. The lane was conducted for six days by FOR SUPERVISOR OF CLAYTON COUNTY Term Beginning Jan. 1, 1949 Republican Primaries, June 7, 1948, Your Vote Will Be Appreciated my SK3 COTTAGE AVAILABLE NOW! LOW-COST . . . fASILY ERECTED Two bedrooms, kitchen, living-dining room, bath, closet*. Size, 36 by 18 by 9 )4 feet. Prefabricated of selected material for strength, durability, pleasing appearance. Fully insulated. A Yancey of floor plans to suit your needs. Easily erected of precision built sections. Quality materials. 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