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June 9, 1948

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onvention imelsNow n The Way ow thnl the 1948 primary Js his. the successful candidates e io do is pny the bill and get tly for the general election. Of rsc, the defeated candidates also f (o pay their campaign cxpen- an d all arc going to have high- -oliticking bills this year, oiididnles found during the pairn that it cost more to run office this year than it did two rs ago. In 1944, the two candi- -s for the Republican nominator governor, Gov. Robert D. e and George Olmsted, spent "2.47 and $943.12 respectively, didntes have until July 7 to expenses with the secretary of . provides by law. But the law sn't say what happens if a canto fails to file his expense lists, wa law provides that candi- s may spend no more than flf- per cent of the total yearly ry of the office for which he is ndidate. That means that can- tes for governor could spend , since the governor was given isc by the last legislature. Conventions is month marks the beginning onvention time for Iowa poli- ns. First on the agenda are national party conventions in adelphia when candidates for ident will be selected. The Retail party will meet in Phila- hia starting June 21 and Iowa doubt will play an important in the convention proceedings, nly because of the 23 votes the •keye state will have and bee of the midwest flavor of the lave with Harold Stassen and -tor Robert Taft as two of the 'idates for the nomination, wa's delegates will find that rates have increased consid- ly in the "City of Brotherly e." Hotel room rates for the ublicans. who will headquarter the Benjamin Franklin, range S9 to $22.50 a day. Many sns planning to attend the con- tion just to see "what goes on" finding that they'll have to stay ar away as Atlantic City. • Democrats move in on Phila- hia July 12 and the 64 dele- and alternates named by the convention will be housed at Adelphia hotel. They will have ay S6 to $30 a day for rooms. Democrats will have only 20 s. but four districts are sending le delegations so there will be elegates. if all are seated by the 'enti.in. POSTVILLE HERALD A LIVE NEWSPAPER IN A LIVE TOWN Fifty-Sixth Year. POSTVILLE, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 1948. Number 32. GOP Allocation e GOP state central committee allocated 3,396 delegate seats the bi-annual state convention e held in Des Moines July 23. "s an increase of 1,089 over the ber alloted to the 99 counties the April 2 convention when Bates to the national presiden- eleclion were selected. It .s that some counties had to e several party faithfuls off the ate list this spring, so the committee just increased the ber eligible to attend the sum- meeting. Wallace Meeting me 200 official delegates are cted to attend the Wallace-for- ident state convention in Wall June 12 and 13. It is expect- at a full slate of state office idates will be selected. Sever- her states have named Wallace idates for state office. Sena- Glen Taylor of Idaho, Henry ace's running mate, will be one e headline speakers along with Robeson, noted Negro singer. * the addition of the Wallace ' on the ballot, the general ion ticket this fall may include columns, the largest since The Prohibition party al' has selected its candidates •ate office and in the desire to a full ticket, party leaders d candidates for elective of- not to be filled this year and me non -elective posts. To Invite Truman sident Truman didn 't stop in on his westward swing, so Democrats are going to ash chief executive to visit the eye state this fall. Inviia- "e going to be sent to the House asking President Tru- to visit Iowa either for Hawk- Holidays in De,s Moines this "« or the national plowing Pirates Down Prairie In Game There Sunday Capitalize On 15 Hits To Drive In 12 Runs; Play Harpers Sunday 1,300 Schools went check with the Veteran's nistration showed that more 1,300 schools in Iowa have been ved for veterans education '<* They include 12 trade Is, 90 flying schools and even Bical seminaries. It is ftsti- 'hat 3,200 vets took pilot "8 in Iowa last year at, VA se - Only 32 of the schools the maximum -ate for flight "g.but ;he v A says that bar tContini ued on pagt I) The Postville Pirates turned on the power Sunday capitalizing on 15 hits to drive in 12 runs and defeat Prairie du Chien by a score of 12 to 9. This was the first time the Pirates have been able to defeat Prairie du Chien on their own home grounds. The Pirates scored in the first, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth innings. They scored four runs in the top of the ninth on three successive triples followed by a single and a fielders choice. There were no home runs in the game but four Pirates accounted for five triples. D. Mork, C. Schultz and Brainard each got one and Marston connected for two. Prairie du Chien i picked up only seven hits off the slants of Tehel but capitalized on several bases on balls, several errors and timely hitting. Play Harpers Sunday The Pirates \vill journey to Harpers Ferry Sunday to engage in a regular Scenic League contest. Harpers Ferry has failed to win a game in the league yet showing four losses on their record. Box Score Prairie 9 AB Wolske, If 3 Koecke, 3b 4 Barney, ss 3 Rink, if 5 Boldt. lb 5 Waller, cf 4 Fluke, c 5 Von Ruden. lb 2 May, 2b 3 Lyons, p 5 R 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 39 9 7 Postville 12 AB R H G. Mork, rf 1 0 1 L. Gericke, 2b 3 11 G. Schultz, ss 6 i i D. Mork, 3b 5 2 2 C Schultz, cf 5 2 1 Brainard, rf 5 2 2 Marston, If 5 2 2 L. Meyer, lb 5 i 3 B. Palmer, c g \ 2 F- Tehel, p 5 0 0 Totals 45 12 15 Score By Innings Postville 200 002 224 Prairie 000 120 024 Scenic League Standings Won Lost Pet. Twin Cities 4 1 .800 Castalia 4 1 .800 Lansing 4 1 .800 Postville 3 1 .750 Waukon ...3 1 .750 Monona .3 2 .600 Prairie du Chien 2 ,'i .400 Waterville 1 4 .200 Luana 1 4 .200 Farmersburg 1 4 .200 Harpers Ferry 0 4 .000 County Behind In Loan Drive Sales of United States savings bonds during the seventh week of the Security Loan drive were $38,412,677, Roger F. Warin, state director, announced today. This brings Iowa to 38.41 per cent in its SlOO-miiiion quota. Forty-five counties are ahead of the state overage, with Grundy, Sioux, Pocahontas, Van Buren, Carroll -and Mitchell in the lead, each with sales exceeding 50 per cent of the their respective quotas. Warin announced that final reports for the drive, which ends June 30, will not be available until the third or fourth week in July. He explained that many banks report sales to the Federal Reserve Bank only once each month, and that allowance will be made for sales to be cleared and credited to county quotas before final compilations are made. Sales reports will be announced weekly as they are released by the Federal Reserve Bank. Warin said that volunteer committees are working in almost every county in the state in an effort to reach their quotas. The report of sales in this and nearby counties is as follows: Allamakee 36.54%. Clayton 37.79%* Fayette 33.91%. Winneshiek - 39.97%. Jarmes Bros. Circu Coming To Postville On Friday Afternoon 1—* J The Jarmes Bros, wild animal circus~will be in Postville on Friday, June 11, with both an afternoon and evening performance. Glen J. Jarmes, owner of the circus, recently sold his grocery store business in Postville tp_take over the reins of the new circus.! There will be eleplTafflsT lions, leopards, bears, pumas, monkeys and other animals common to the circus and those who have already seen the show in its opening at Lake City, say that it is really a fine show. The afternoon performance will start at 2:30 o'clock and the evening show will start at 8:00 o'clock. Weather will not hamper the performance as it takes place under a wide expanse of tenting. Five Act Comedy To Be Presented By V. Post "Fun For .You," a five act musical comedy will be presented by the Postville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at the Postville High school auditorium two nights, June 17th and 18th, beginning at 8:00 p. m. The proceeds from the show will go toward a fund to provide a home for the community service post. 1 The show is a home talent play, each character portrayed being taken by a member of the community. A group of girls from the high school will appear in dance routines thruout the show. There will be impersonations of your favorite radio stars such as Tom Brennaman, Dr. I. Q., Joe Kelly and Uncle Ezra. In addition a group of ''glamour girls" will portray Betty Grable, Lana Turner and Mae West. These parts will be played by local businessmen. A popularity baby contest is being planned in conjunction with the showing of "Fun For You." Children from six months to six years are eligible and a cash prize is awarded to the most popular baby in Postville. All those interested are asked to contact the chairman by phone 107. Renominated Arthur H. Jacobson of Waukon won the nomination for slate senator from the 40th senatorial district from his opponent, W.Lloyd Bruce of Postville. Jacobson polled 4,221^ votes to 2,233 for Bruce. \ Edwin Kirkestue Chosen Delegate To 4-H Camp Edwjn Kirkestue, 21, who is farming with his father on a farm located six miles north of Postville, was notified this week that he has been chosen as a delegate to the state-4-H Conservation camp to be held^at Camp Mitigwa on June 17 thru 20.3 ' -Edwin will be one of 90 other delegates, representing 89 'counties in the state), who will attend the camp. Camp Mitigwa is located nine miles south of Boone and is a regular camp set up by the Iowa Farm Bureau in the advancement of the youth program. ' FINAL RITES FOR W, A. MEYER WILL BE THURSDAY jJFuneral services for William A. MeySr, 71, of Castalia, who passed away at Decorah at 6:00 o'clock Monday evening will be held oh Thursday afternoon at theZion Lutheran Church in CasUHaT^ Funeral services "wlH~BVfield at the home at 1:30 p. m. and at 2:00 p. m. at the church. Rev. L. M. Meinecke will be in charge of the service. 1 • MEET THE YOUNGSTERS This is the final group' of contestants that were entered in the Heralds picture contest which started several months ago. Top row, from left to right: Larry Enyart, four and one-half year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Enyart of Postville; Judy Masonhall, four year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winfleld Masonhall of Postville; Ronald .Schara, six year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Schara of Postville. Middle row: Jeffery Lynn, 'three month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Nylo Carr of Postville; Allan Schneider, 13 month old son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert F. Schneider of Postville; Valerie Luhman, five year-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Luhman of Postville. Bottom row: Darwin Dean Koenig, two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Koenig of Castalia; Kristine Brainard, three year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Brainard of Postville; Kay Cook, four and oen-half year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burr Cook of Postville. Band Will Play Regular Concert The Postville high school band will present their second outdoor concert of the season this evening at the town park. A large crowd was on hand to hear the concert last Wednesday evening. Following is the program for the evening: "The Iowa Band Law"—March, King. "Deep South" — Rhapsody on on Southern Themes, Isaac-Lillya. "Men in Gray"—March, Brahmstedt. "Bogar"—Fantasy on Hungarian Themes, Geary. "Elena Polka"—Cornet duet, by Margaret Tschantz and Dick Searls, with band accompaniment, Kiefer. "Overture Argentina"—in South American Style, Buchtel. "Washington Post"—March, Sousa. "Rhythmoods"—Medley of three Duke Ellington tunes; "Sophisticated Lady," "Mood Indigo," and "Black and Tan Fantasy", Yoder. "Naomi" — A romantic episode, Miescer. "His Honor"—March, Fillmore. Through the courtesy of the Commercial Club and Fair Board, benches are being provided for concert audiences. Programs are being made each week and are passed out for the convenience of the listeners. Other Band News The local band entertained the crowd attending "Invasion Day" at Martin Goede To Speak To Kiwanians _A__fly free Postville is assured again "this year as a scheduled DDT spraying program will get under way this weekend to rid the town of the summer pest.„> McGregor Sunday with a march- Hi^e campaign is being sponsored ing demonstration in the afternoon, •and an evening concert played on a barge at the. river's bank. Rose Marie Meyer and Art Meyer assisted the school band. \j Col. Sonnkalb Completes Command - S^aff School £_Colonel Charles D. Sonnkalb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Sonnkalb of Postville, graduated June 4 from Air Command' and Staff School, second highest ranking »Ajr_Force school at Air University.'] The course that Col. SonokaltTtias just completed began in September 1947 and was the second given at the school. Col. Sonnkalb served 22 months overseas with the 9th Air Force in Europe and holds the DFC, the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He attended Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, where he graduated in 1938. In 1939 he completed his flying training at Kelly Field, Texas and now hold a Senior Pilot rating in the AF. • Stationed In Ohio Prior to his assignment to AC&SS Col. Sonnkalb was stationed at Clinton Go. Air Base,' Ohio, where he was Base Commander. County Superintendent of Schools Martin Goede of Waukon will address the Postville Kiwanis Club on the new organizational set-up for the Iowa school system at the meeting of that organization which will be held this evening at Memorial Hall. The Postville Kiwanis Club will attend the meeting of the Monona Kiwanis Club Monday evening, June 14, in a body. The Postville group will be in charge of the program and has secured Phil Jacobson of Mason City, executive- secretary of the Iowa Retail Hardware Dealers' Association, as the speaker for the evening. Carl Winkler Speaks Carl Winkler of Elkader, district Boy Scout commissioner, traced the history of scouting to the assembly at the meeting last .Wednesday and urged an advanced scouting program for this community. Postville has both a Boy Scout troop and a Cub Scout Den. Fly Free Town Is Assured Here If All Will Cooperate Over $350 Netted In Cancer Drive Here In Postville Over $350 was netted in the Cancer Fund Drive which was held in Postville during the past week, according to Mrs. Harvey Schultz, chairman of the drive of this community. The town was divided into areas and volunteer soliciters collected from house to house. A number of women aided in the fund drive and were instrumental in making it another success for Postville, Mrs. Schultz said. Mrs. Schultz reported an enthusiastic response among all the people. Money is still being accepted by the group and anyone who wishes to make a donation may leave their contribution at the home of Mrs. Schultz any time this week. Junior Pirates Turn In Triple Play On Sunday The Postville Junior Pirates took their opening game of the season Sunday with a 4 to 3 win over Fayette in a game played here. Over 100 were in attendance at the game which marked the opening of the junior league games scheduled for this summer. The boys in winning, turned in one of baseball's most difficult attempts, a triple play. The play originated with Jimmy Waters at third who went to his left to snag a line drive for the first out, threw to second baseman Meyers to catch a runner off the bag there for the second out,' and a quick throw to first baseman Searls caught another runner off plate for the third out. Mork pitched the first two innings for the Pirates and Rima finished the six inning contest. Rima collected two triples and Christoflerson two doubles for the Pirates. Fayette 002 001 Pirates 201 001 Triumphs William S. Beardsley of New Virginia defeated incumbent Robert S. Blue in the primaries for the Republican nomination for governor of Iowa. Laurel and Hardy Film At Iris June 15 and 16 again by the Postville Kiwanis Club in cooperation with the city and local residents who will join in making the campaign a successT Anyone in Postville having a place that should be sprayed is asked to contact either Jack F. Sawvelle at the Palm or L. R. Jackson at the Postville Feed Mill. These two men form the committee in charge of the program. Successful Last Year The campaign., last year was successful to the extent that everyone is enthusiastic about it this year. The campaign this year can be better than that of last year if more home owners in the residential area cooperate. The .town is having the alleys in the business section, town park and other areas sprayed and business establishments are caring for the spraying of their buildings giving a.complete coverage in the downtown a rea. Cooperation Asked Residents are also asked to remember that spraying alone "will not do the job completely, but it is necessary to eliminate breeding places for flies and other, insects such as unkept garbage disposals, refuse piles, etc., which, not only attract flies, but make ideal places for them to multiply. . 470 Ballots Cast In Post Township At The Primaries M. C. Deering Wins Supervisor Post In Close Republican Race Notice to all Laurel and Hardy fans. "Way Out West" which with "Wild Horse Mesa" a Zane Grey "western" comes to the Iris Theater June 15-16, is the last and final full length Laurel Hardy comedy that can be obtained. Every feature length comedy this pair has turned out has played here during the last year. No more are available and you are urged to make an effort to see this one. It is with extreme regret that it is necessary to make this announcement. The pair of nit-wits have drawn more patrons into the Iris, midweek, than many of the so called Sunday specials have drawn on a Sunday. However, "Slave Girl" is a swell comedy too. Filmed in technicolor and featuring Humpy, the talking camel with a Brooklyn accent, plus all the beautiful dancing girls in Hollywood and the stunning Yvonne de Carlo it is excellent entertainment. In addition there is a 20 minute Technicolor subject that is a thriller— "The Calgery Stampede." Held in Calgary, Canada each year this bonaflde Rodeo is strictly a contest for the champion bronc rider, bulldogger and steer roper and is absolutely in no way whatsoever just merely a "show." Last year the champion bronc rider in this five day contest won a cash prize of $5000. "Slave Girl" and "Th.e Calgary Stampede" will be at the Iris Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 11, 12 and 13. Allan Ladds new film, "Saigon' is also at the Iris Sunday and Mon day June 13-14. Co-starred is Veronica Lake. Only 470 Post township voters were lured to the polls in Mondays primary election, 400 requesting republican ballots and 70 asking for democratic ballots. Voting in the morning was light and though it picked up some in the afternoon, it. was not until evening that voters began arriving in any large numbers. Following is the result of the Post township balloting on the state, district, county and township tickets: Republican Ballot U. S. Senator: Wilson, 298; Calhoun, 44. Governor: Blue, 211; Beardsley, 169. Lieutenant Governor: Mills, 104; Evans, 215. Secretary of State: Mitchell, 47f Synhorst, 12; Voelz, 11; Halden, 20; Knickerbocker, 44; Mason, 42; Mrs. E. Miller, 116; J. E. Miller, 28. State Auditor: • Cruickshank, 122; Akers, 181. State Treasurer: Schmitz, 110; Grimes, 199. Secretary of Agriculture: Linn, 302. Attorney General: Larson, 296. Commerce Commissioner: Reed, 292. State Representative, fortieth district: Talle, 295; Case, 64. State Senator: Jacobson, 216; Bruce, 152. State Representative, ninetieth district: Pieper, 292. County Auditor: Bigelow, 293. County Treasurer: Henderson 316. County Clerk: L. R. Kolsrud, 289. County Sheriff: Huffman, 62; King, 114; Rumph, 146, Godfrey, 55. County Recorder: Svendson, 103; Meierkord, 243. County Attorney: Nolting, 166"; Shafer, 180; Fogarty, 14. County Coroner: Pateman, 276. Supervisor, 1949: Ewing, 8; Hartley, 90; Shogren, 5; Deering, 283. Supervisor, 1950: M. J. Kolsrud, 163; Herman, 139. Delegates to County convention: Ralph Bachtell, Leon Chamberlain, John Falb, Fred Hangartner, C. C. Hoth, L. L. Hill, William J. Klingbeil, W. A. Kneeland, E. C. Marston, A. L. Peterson, Harold Schroeder. Democratic Ticket There was only one contest on the democratic ticket, for the office of U. S. senator. In that race in Post township, Ernest J. Seemann received 19 votes and Guy M; Gillette received 46. All other offices had only one candidate running. Delegates to the county convention are as follows: Lorenz Willman, Ray Douglass, William Oehring, Hattie Weihe. Louisa Oldag, Lawrence Welzel, Grace Klingbeil, Joseph B. Steele, John A. Schroeder, Herman A. Christofferson. Allamakee County Results Voting was light in Allamakee county with a total of 30 per cent cast of the possible voting strength. This figure, however, is about four (Continued on page 8) 1949 Auto Plates Made Of Aluminum The new 1949 automobile license plates have been received this week by County Treasurer Leon Henderson and are in storage until sale time at the end of the year. The new plates are made of aluminum this year and are painted with a black background and white numbers. The plates have a corrugated effect which was developed to prevent cracking or breaking which the flat aluminum plate would be subjected to under constant vibrating while a car is in motion. Under present conditions, they are supposed to wear as well as the regular steel plates used previously. The new plates are much lighter in weight than those of former issue but measure the same in rectangular size. Two plates will be issued again this year and will replace the number tag which is in use at present. Treasurer Henderson received • 4,500 car licenses, 1,205 truck licen-' ses 500 trailer and 75 motorcycle plates in the shipment.

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