Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on June 16, 1948 · Page 3
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 3

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 16, 1948
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Remember When-? enty-Five Years Ago. lerestlng Items From the Files of the Postvllle Herald of/ Thursday, June 21, 1923-^"^? , R. Douglass returned Friday m attendance at Masonic Grand •ge at Sioux City. e two cannon received some nths ago by the city, through the. peration of Congressman Hau- gen, have been placed at the southeast and southwest entrances, respectively, of Postville's city park. There is heaps and piles of painting going on in Postville this summer, the prevailing color being brown. In the course of the next few weeks the Interstate Power Company expects to have completed and in operation their new line from Postvllle to Ossian. Elephants and camels are such a rarity in these parts that it was no wonder those accompanying the small circus outfit of Honest Bill's to Waukon last Thursday caused a heap of commotion along the highway. The appearance of the two elephants and four camels struck SINCERE THANKS! It is with sincere thanks that I express my appreciation to the Republican voters of Allamakee county for the splendid endorsement given me at the Primary election, June 7,1948. LEON HENDERSON Treasurer of Allamakee County THANK YOU... I wish to thank the voters of Allamakee County for their fine support given me at the Primary Election. Your continued support in the General Election will be appreciated. KEITH BIGELOW Allamakee County Auditor THANK YOU . . . Your vote and support at the Primary Election was greatly appreciated. LLOYD R. KOLSRUD Deputy Clerk of the District Court ighest CASH Prices or Your Dead Stock CHARGE ALL CALLS TO US ostville Rendering Co. TELEPHONE NO. 1000 WAUKON—Call Sunderman City Service—Telephone No. 243 cGREGOR—Call Dresden Standard Service—Telephone No. 55- J OSSIAN—Call D-X Service Station—Telephone No. 90 ELGIN—Call D-X Service Station—Telephone No. 2111 MONONA—Call Mr. Zieglcr—Telephone No. 208 ROSSVILLE—Call Rossville Locker Plant AX EXEMPTION REMINDER All< applications for Homestead Exemption and Soldiers' Exemption for 1948 must be filed on or before July 1, 1948, in the office of the County Auditor. This is directed especially to all persons who have acquired property since the Assessor called. Keith E. Bigelow Allamakee County Auditor terror to the horses of the road graders and other passers. A. C. Webster and Bruce, Mr. O. J. Beucher, Mrs. John Palas, Miss Eve Orr, Miss Pauline Staadt and Miss Hazel Davis of this city motored over to Monroe, Wisconsin last Friday and spent the weekend at the hospitable home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Churchill. Fifty Years Ago. Interesting Items From the Files of "The Graphic" published In Postvllle, June 24, 1898 The seven year locusts are here. Postville's ball team went to Elgin Sunday and whipped the daylights out of them by a score of 16 to 6. Markets—Hogs $3.50; cattle $1.75 to $3.00; hides 6c; potatoes 50c; butter 15c; lard 10c; chickens 5c; salt bbl. $1.19; eggs 8c; hay, ton $5.00; corn 25c; oats 20c; barley 30c. The local creamery received 968,264 lbs. of milk for May which was made into 37,916 lbs. of butter. The price received for butter was 15.07 cents per lb., or a total of $5,744.00. A strike was called here by the workers laying the new iron on the Milwaukee road and ten men quit on Tuesday. In the afternoon the boss "fired" the remaining thirty men. CASTALIA ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH L. R. Meinecke, Pastor Friday, June 18—Daily Vacation Bible School picnic at fairground in West Uniop. This is a picnic dinner for mothers and fathers and the children enrolled. Treats will furnished for all as well as coffee. Sunday, June 20—8:45 a.m., Sunday School. 9:45, •Children's Day Service. The children of the Daily Vacation Bible School will present the worship service in song and recitation on the theme "Christ Is On The Road." Following the morning service there will be an' exhibit in the church parlors of handiwork and study books of all departments. June 20 to 26—Bible Camp at Clear Lake. Mrs. Will Albright is a patient at the Decorah hospital since last week. Mary Burrett of West Union is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Harlan Stee and family. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stee and Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Stee and family visited relatives in West Union, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Blake Albright and Pamela returned home Friday from the West Coast where they spent the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Rober.t Hilleshiem and family of Ridgeway spent Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Schoonmaker and daughters of Waterloo spent Saturday and Sunday visiting the latler's mother, Mrs. Lena Meyer and other relatives. The Schweinefus reunion was held at the Fred Everman home on Sunday. Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Don Stoessel and sons and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Meyer and Kay of West Union: Mr. and Mrs. Millard Sampson and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Meyer and family, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schweinefus and family. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Anderson and family. Mr. and Mrs. Art Schroeder and Kenneth and Mable Schweinefus. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Frederick R. Ludwlg, Pastor The closing exercises of the Daily Vacation Church School will be held Friday evening at 8:00 o'clock at the church. An exhibit of handwork done in connection with the school will also be on display. The members and friends of the congregation are invited to attend. 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, "What Christ Means By A Good Man." Luther League Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock in the assembly room. Following a short devotional there will be a social. AH young people of the congregation and others interested are invited to take part. A Midsummer Day Tea for the benefit of the Lutheran Welfare Society of northeastern Iowa will be held at First Lutheran Church, Decorah, Wednesday afternoon, June 23, from 2:30 o'clock until 5:00 o'clock. An outstanding program has been arranged. The ladies of St. Paul's are invited to attend. St. Paul's is open daily for prayer and meditation. COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POSTVILLE Rev. Eldon Seamans, Pastor $15,000 FIRE A $15,000 fire struck the William Bently farm near Tripoli recently. Fire departments from Tripoli, Sumner and Fredericksburg fought the blaze and succeeded in saving the house and part of the farm buildings. Thursday, 8:00 —The senior choir will meet for its weekly rehearsal in the sanctuary. Friday—The Ladies' Aid will meet in the church parlors. Sunday, 10:00 a. m. Morning worship. Special music. Sermon by the minister. Sermon subject: "Enemies of the Cross." 11:00—Sunday School. The Mariner's Club picnic has been postponed until June 27. On that date the group will meet for its picnic at 12:38 p. m., at the tourist park. All Mariner's Club mem bers are' urged to keep this date in mind. ST. BRIDGET'S CHURCH Francis J. Vallaster, Pastor Week-day mass at 7 a. m. Sunday masses at 7:00 and 9:00 o'clock a. m. 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 20—West Clermont, communion services at 9:30 a. m. East Clermont, communion services at 11 a. m. West Clermont Luther League wiener roast at 8 p. m. Tuesday, June 22—Parish Brotherhood at Highland church at 8 p. m. Speaker, Rev. G. P. Schroeder from Elgin. Can You Spare 6 Billion Can you spare $6,700,000,000, brother? It'd take a lot of cups of coffee to stack up to the annual cost of accident in the--United States, says the Accident Prevention Department, Association of Casualty and Surety Companies. But that six-billion-plus was the bill for accidents in the country in 1947. Over 100,000 lives were needlessly lost and 10,500,000 persons were injured —all because of carelessness. We can't afford the cost, we can't spare the lives. Be careful! Prices of feed grains are expected to be somewhat lower in the BASEBALL Regularly Scheduled Scenic League Game AT SMITH ATHLETIC FIELD POSTVILLE Sunday, June 20 Game to be called at 2:15 p. m. Fafmersburg Boosters —vs.—POSTVILLE PIRATES • Let's boost the Fighting Pirates in their bid • to take the Scenic League lead. i BUY A TICKET — BOOST THE PIRATES ! I FRANKVILLE ! V 1 Dr. Samuel George, Dean of the .University of Dubuque, was the main speaker ior the Anniversary Program given in honor of the 95^h birthday of the Frankville Community ch§rch. For Sunday morning Dr. George talked on "Communion Meditation," stressing the word, "Come," as the most often used word in the Bible. Communion services were also administered by Dr. George during the morning service.. At 12:30 a potluck dinner was enjoyed in the church dining room. The anniversary program was then continued at 2:30 in the afternoon, when Dr. George delivered* the Anniversary Sermon, based on, "Every Man In His Place." The student pastor, William Niles of Dubuque University, conducted a very appropriate program,. He started his ministry here November 10, 1946, and has been' a tireless worker in the interests of the church. His little book, the "95th Anniversary, 1853-1948" relating the history of the Frankville Community Presbyterian church, with pictures of the two churches be-' fore they were combined, and of the present church, Willing Workers Groups, Confirmation Groups, and also copies of Greetings received from many former pastors, who could not attend the anniversary. Mr. Niles book will be appreciated by many, as one of his outstanding services to this community. . Active members of the church for 50 years and over are, Roy Kneeskern, 51 years; Mrs. Nellie Spaun, 53 years; Miss Jessie Meikle, 57 years and Herbert Waters, 71 years. Mrs. Rachael Birdsell, 93 years old, is the oldest living member. Those attending the Sunday services were, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Waters, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Peck, Miss Lula Campbell, Mrs. Mae Miller, Miss Ida Oxley and Miss Amelia Teskey, all of Decorah; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bulman and Leora of Waukon. A delegation also attended from Rossville. Other Frankville News Arlene Mostrum of Northwood spent the weekend at the Leo Birdsell home. Mi - , and Mrs. Leonard Crawford have named their new baby son, Darrel Elliot. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gipp and family of Marion were Sunday, May 30, dinner guests at the Otto Hughes home. Mr. and Mrs. John Stock and daughter, Marilyn of Sioux City spent this weekend at the Fred Waters home. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Topel are rejoicing over the arrival of another daughter, Pamela Jean, born Wednesday, June 2. Geneva Waters came home last Monday to spend her summer vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herb Waters. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Crawford of Beatrice, Nebraska were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Waters last weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Klepper and family from Prairie du Sack, Wisconsin, spent Friday and Saturday with Mrs. Lydia Klepper, and Linda and Leslie Klepper. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Topel and baby Pamela Jean spent Saturday and Sunday at the J. E. Welsch home in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Pilgrim, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Birdsell and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Birdsell were Sunday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sersland in Freeport to help Inez Smithling celebrate her birthday. Chalmer Hughes and his sister, Zanita, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin came Monday, May 31, for a few days visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hughes. Darlene Hughes accompanied them here after visiting in Milwaukee. Homer Evert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Evert, left last Thursday for Mason City for induction into the U. S. Air Force. From Mason City he goes to San Antonio, Texas for basic training. Mrs. Nellie Spaun, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Van Wey and family, Mr. and Mrs. Halvor Myren, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Peck and family, Mr. and Mrs. Upton • Peck and family and Mrs. Leslie Allen went to Waterloo Saturday, where they joined other relatives at a picnic dinner at the home of Mrs. Daisy Henderschott. The occasion was in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Van Wey, who were visiting at Waterloo, while enroute to their home in Seattle, Washington. King For A Day Good old Dad. Breadwinner," handy man around the house, devoted father, he has one of the world's most important jobs in earning a living and raising a family to be good citizens. And as bankers, we're proud of any part we've played in making his burden easier. Next Sunday is Father's Day. Don't forget the grandest man on earth. Postville State Bank Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. We Offer A Complete Banking Service Buy Bank Credit Savings Bonds Is Your Best Credit Illl'lIllilllllllillllll'li'llilll'lllllllllU NOTICE OF SALE OF SCHOOL PROPERTY YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Board of Education of Grand Meadow Township will sell to the highest bidder the school building and toilets known as Grand Meadow Number Eight in Section Thirty-two, all buildings to" be removed from the said property by October 1st, 1948. SEALED BIDS MUST BE IN THE HANDS OF THE SECRETARY, MR. L. H. CASTEN, ON OR BEFORE JULY 15, 1948. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids if considered unsatifactory. Dated at Postville, Iowa, this 7th day of June, 1948. Signed: ROBERT WETTLESON President Grand Meadow Twp. Schools ^Oldsmobile" That engine will bum a song of power and economy ... after an Oldamobile tune-up. Factory methods, trained mechanics, genuine Oldamobile parts . . . these are the reasons our service is really "in harmony" with your Oldsmobile. Make a note now... to bring your car in soon! FALB MOTOR 6* IMPLEMENT POSTVILLE, IOWA

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