Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on June 9, 1948 · Page 3
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June 9, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 3

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f WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 1M|. DRESSED (SPRING CHICKENS ; For Sunday Dinners READY FOR THE PAN GET THEM ANYTIME! Available now until Fall MEYER'S Pour-County Hatchery }hpne 334 Postville, Iowa !0RN FOR SALE! •5,000 BU. GOOD EAR CORN 12,000 BU. SHELLED CORN 1 ,500 BU. OF OATS ft Deliver Truck Lots of Grain 40EL BROCKWAY WEST UNION, IOWA Phone 262LW or 189W pinted— Com, Oats & Soybeans jr.F.W.Norden Optometrist IHONE 137 WAUKON, IOWA Office Hours: 9:00 to 12:00 1:15 to 5:00 IVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT Office Closed Thursday Afternoon THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA PAGE THREE, Remember When-? Twenty-Five Years Ago. In teres tine; Items From the Files of the Postvllle Herald of / v Thursday, June 14, 1923 .A"',)' This section was visited by' a terrific electrical storm Tuesday afternoon accompanied by a deluge of rain, and it is reported that in some localities the fields were considerably washed. In the vicinity of Hardin, four miles east, there was some hail. Cashier L. O. Beucher and Director John C. Weihe of the Citizens State Bank left Tuesday morning for Ames to attend the state bankers convention. The wheels are now in motion to arrange a big festival occasion in honor of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the establishment of Postville. During those 75 years Postville has grown from a speck to a spot, and from a spot to one of the most important towns in northeastern Iowa. A deal has bean consummated during the past week by which in a few days time the hardware firm of Brenner & Hill will be no more, L. L. Hill having bought the interest of his partner, E. E. Brenner, and in the future will conduct the business alone. Iowa will have another solid republican delegation in congress as the result of the election in the eighth district on Monday. Fifty Years Ago. Interesting Items from the File* of "The Graphic" published In Postvllle, June 17, 1898 Fifteen families gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Meyer Sunday to attend the christening of trjeir youngest child. * Joe Beucher has purchased the bbuilding in which Parker Bros, are conducting their barber shop. Ferd Eisfelder, the jeweler, is to move his store into it September 1. Mr. and Mrs. John Splies and two daughters arrived in Posfcville Tuesday and were guests at the John H. Meier home. They 1 are traveling in a two-seated top buggy and carry a complete camping outfit and expect to cover the state of Iowa, finally winding up at the World's Fair in Omaha. To Get Most From Hay Crop—Put It Into Silo Sell it through a Herald Want Ad USED CAR VALUES 1947 CHEVROLET FLEETMASTER 2 -DOOR SEDAN— 2 -tone finish, with radio, heater and spotlight 1946 FORD 2 -DOOR—Maroon finish, with radio and heater 1946 CHEVROLET PICKUP—Clean 1945 REO TRUCK—With good rack—Runs good! 1940 INTERNATIONAL TRUCK—With box 1937 CHEVOLET—New motor 1936 CHEVROLET 4 -DOOR SEDAN 1931 CHEVROLET—A Good Buy! A USED LEONARD REFRIGERATOR WILLMAN MOTOR [Telephone No. 293 POSTVILLE, IOWA With over half of each year's hay crops ranking only fair or poor, many farmers are making grass silage as a means of getting full value from their hay crops. Ralph Krenzin, agronomy specialist at Iowa State College, says that Iowa farmers may find grass silage especially valuable for their first hay'crop. At this time other field work interferes, and the weather is often unfavorable.. Grass silage can be put up in any weather, he points out. Farmers can also make more use of their silos, Krenzin says. By filling the silo with grass in June, at a time when the grass is growing abundantly, you can use it later in the summer to supplement poor pastures. Then the silo can be used for corn in the fall. If the silo is to be used for grass silage, it may need some repairs and reinforcing. Grass is several times heavier than corn silage. Now is the time to do that reinforcing before the press of other work gets too great. Pound for pound, grass silage is not as high in feed value as corn silage, 'and supplementary grains should be included in the ration when grass silage is fed. It takes good grass to make good silage, too. What you take out of the silo will never be any better than what you put in. Church COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POSTVILLE Rev. Eldon Seamans, Pastor Thursday, 9:00 a. m., Daily Vacation Bible School. There are classes for all ages. The school closes at 11:30 each day. 8:00—The choir will not meet for its usual rehearsal this week. Friday, 9:00—Bible School meets for its closing session. Sunday, 10:00 a. m.—The pupils of the Vacation Church School will present their closing program in the sanctuary. This will take the place of our regular service of worship. Any who maiy wish to have children baptized • at this time should contact the minister not later than Thursday. 11:00—There will be no regular Sunday School hour. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN ^CHURCH Frederick R. Ludwlg, Pastor NO WATER A water shortage has caused residents of Dallas Center some worry and incenvenience lately. The school well has been connected to the town water supply but pressure still remained below normal. fATHERS GIFT SUGGESTIONS - - for Sunday, June 2Qth • TIES — $1.00 to $1.95 • PAJAMAS — $3.95 to $4.95 • BELTS and SUSPENDERS— $1.00 to $1.50 • LIGHTWEIGHT JACKETS • CROSBY SQUARE SHOES In new summer styles Daily Vacation Church School Monday through Friday, from 9:00 o'clock until 11:30 each day. Classes for all age groups from the preschool through the post-confirmation ages. The Church Council meets Wednesday evening at 8:00 o'clock at the church. The Ladies' Aid meets Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock in the Assembly Room. Church School picnic Friday at the Postville Tourist Park. Picnic dinner at noon. All members and friends of the congregation are invited. In case of inclement weather the picnic will be postponed. Church School service Sunday morning at 9:15. Adult Bible class Sunday morning at 9:15 o'clock in the assembly room. The Service Sunday, morning at 10:30 o'clock. The sermon subject, "Christ's Concern For The Lost. The Brotherhood and the Sisterhood will meet Tuesday evening at 8:00 o'clock in the assembly room. The topic for the evening, "The | Greatest of the Kings." St. Paul's is open daily for prayer and meditation. Vacationers Urged To Use Caution In Water ST. BRIDGET'S CHURCH Francis J. Vallaster, Pastor Week-day mass at 7 a. m. Sunday masses at 8:00 and 10:00 o'clock a. m. Catechetical instruction Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. for children of school age. Confessions will be heard every Saturday, from 2:30 to 5:30 and from 7:00 to 8:30. CLERMONT LUTHERAN PARISH A. O. Nesset, Pastor Sunday, June 13—Highland, Con| firmation service, 10:30; a. m. East Clermont, Luther League at 8:00 p. m. Iva Peterson's group will be in charge of the program. Wednesday, June 16—West Cler- Imont Mission Society at 2:15 p. m. Thursday, June 17—The Elgin _ | Society meets with Mrs. Philman j | Larson at 2:00 p. m. PORTIS GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR MEN'S SUMMER STRAWS [Large Selection of SLACKS Size 28 thru 50 $6.95 and up SAMSONITE LUGGAGE Suited for any man O'Nite - Two-Suiter Wardrobe SHIRTS — White and Fancies $1.95 TO $4.25 SPORT SHIRTS— $2.95 AND UP MANY OTHER ITEMS FOR DAD CAN BE FOUND AT OUR STORE Abernethy Clothiers Complete Outfitters of Men and Boys AID IS OFFERED TO THOSE WITH SPEECH IMPEDIMENT An opportunity for children with speech difficulties to receive six weeks of intensive, individualized speech training under expert direction has been announced by the Iowa Society for Crippled Children and the Disabled. The training will be given at Grinnell college, Grinnell, Iowa, and only a limited number of children can be accommodated, it is stated. Applications should be made at once to the Society, 400 Plymouth Building, Des Moines, since the six weeks program begins June 8. Forty-two children, nine to 13 years of age, inclusive, having articulator, cleft palate, cerebral palsy, aphasia, stuttering or delayed speech disorders will be accepted for enrollment, the society announces. A staff of 12 persons will be utilized in addition to the regular nursing and maintenance staff at Grinnell. Today's best buy in Postville— A Herald Want Ad. FREE DANCES Saturday and Sunday Nights JUNE 12 and 13 CHECKERBOARD Ballroom & Tap Room PRAIRIE DU CHUN, WI8. SEND FOB ADVANCE SALE OF TICKETS FOB EDDIE HOWARD SMt, tax lirtaltt Iowa lakes and streams furnish, recreation for thousands of fishermen, boatmen, and swimmers, but they are also the scene of almost daily drownings, mostly caused by carelessness. The American Red Cross suggests the following hints on water safety: Wait an hour or two after eating before going swimming. Don't stay in water after becoming tired. Swim only in supervised swimming places. Don't overestimate the distance you are able to swim. River currents are dangerous; don't try to buck them. Use the safest meth- or possible to rescue a persons in trouble in the water; use a boat or throw some floating object if possible. When a person accidentally falls into the water, he should remove clothing before attempting to swim out. There are more than 10,000 pleasure boats on Iowa's inlahd waters, and a few simple safety rules governing their use will prevent many tragedies. Iowa laws require that all boats for hire must pass an annual inspection. All inspected boats have a small metal tag attached stating the passenger capacity of the boat. Under no condition exceed the passenger capacity of the craft. Do not use an unseaworthy boat. Do not go on the water when a storm is approaching or when the water is rough. Don't wear boots or other hampering clothing when in a boat. Do not purposely rock a boat or permit any horseplay by other boat occupants. If you are unfortunate enough to capsize stay with the boat. Secure a firm hand-hold and wait for help or drift ashore with the craft. If there are two persons when the boat capsizes, hold hands across the bottom of the boat. If you lose an oar do not jump overboard to retrieve it without first dropping the anchor. The boat may drift away faster than you can swim. Never stand up in the boat to hoist anchor. Do not put a large motor on a small boat. There are no finer sports than swimming, boating, and fishing, and everyone can enjoy these pleasures safely if good judgement is exercised. Mulching will help conserve moisture in your garden. TOWN COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS DANCE RAINBOW GARDENS Waterville, Iowa Wed., June 16 LES HARTMANN and His WMT Iowa Cornhuskers COMING—WED., JUNE 23: BENNETT-GRETEN "Your Favorite Dance Band" A special meeting of the Town Council of Postville, Iowa, was held in the Council Rooms, Memorial Hall, at 7:3(1 o'clock P. M., May 27, 1948, with Mayor M. C. Deering presiding. All the councilmen were present, except Councilman Olson. The Mayor stated the purpose of the meeting was to decide on type of bonds to be issued by the Town to pay for proposed waterworks improvements. On motion, it was determined that revenue bonds payable solely out of the earnings of the waterworks would be issued to pay for proposed improvements to said plant. On motion, the meeting adjourned. JOSEPH B. STEELE, Town Clerk. M. C. Deering, Mayor. Published in the Postville Herald, June 9, 1948. 0lHm\t£ STAYSIN WITH PLASTIC CURLERS tint tax Douglass Pharmacy Postville, Iowa § We Hope You Live To Be A Hundred 1 But comes the day as it does to everyone when you've got to slow down—take it easy. Right now while the going is good and you are making money, lay something aside for the best time in your life. And remember, there's nothing softer than 1 hard cash on which to retire. a Postville State Bank Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. | We Offer A Complete Banking Service | Buy Savings Bonds Bank Credit | Is Your Best Credit i First in quality and LOWEST PRICED LINE in its field! Today, when real value means most to every American family, Chevrolet continues to offer the lowest-priced line of passenger cars in its field as well as the only line of cars giving BIG-CAR QUALITY AT LOWEST COST! Yes, Chevrolet gives more value, any way you look at it, ony way you figure it. That's why more people buy Chevrolets—and more people drive Chevrolets—than any other make of car. That's why we believe you, too, win agree that CHEVROLET AND ONLY CHEVROLET IS FIRST in dollar value as it's first in registrations. SPECIAL EXTRA-LOW PRESSURE TIRES* — on Wide-Rim 15-Inch Wheels (24-fb. prenure on/y all oround). Chevrolet offers you the tire of tiret for easy, restful riding. Remarkable new extra-low pressure tires that give a much safer, more comfortable ride; absorb road shocks Instead of transmitting them to you and your car. ^Optional pi smalt extra cost. John Fab & Sons Fab Motor and Imptement ELGIN. IOWA POSTVILLE, IOWA

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