Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on June 30, 1948 · Page 6
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June 30, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 6

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VAGB SIX. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA WEDNESDAY, JUNE ^ A CORN FOR SALE! Sjm BU. GOOD EAR CORN CMC BU. SHELLED CORN tjm BU. OF OATS We Deliver Track Lots of Grain NOEL BROCKWAY WEST UNION, IOWA Phone 262LW or 189W Wanted— Corn, Oats & Soybeans DRESSED SPRING CHICKENS For Sunday Dinners READT FOR THE FAN GET THEM ANYTIME! Available now until Fall METER'S Four-County Hatchery Phone 334 PostviUe, Iowa DANCE RAINBOW GARDENS Waterville, Iowa Sat., July 3rd FOURTH OF JULY DANCE HILL BILLY RHYTHM BOYS featured over KDEC COMING—WEI).. JULY 7th: Floyd Warren's Mixed Band Old Time and Modern Music Saturday, July 3 LEO and his Pioneers Leo is the former accordian player with Tom Owen's Cowboys— now with a band of his own. First appearance at Lakeside! Admission—*9c pins tax — • — 4th of July Dance AMERICA'S MOST DANCEABLE MUSIC— GRIFF WILLIAMS AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA With His Own Great Show Sunday, July 4th Admission Only $1.22 plus tax LAKESIDE Guttenberg, Iowa •"Where The World's Finest Bands Entertain! I FRANK VILLE I . j Mrs. Kate Shattuck and Mrs. Mae Miller of Decorah visited Frankville friends Thursday afternoon. Elmer Fadness and son Robert spent Sunday afternoon at the Erick Fadness home near Decorah. Mr. and Mrs. Alwin Walby spent last weekend at Hampton in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Waters. Fred Brouillet is erecting a new home in Frankville, which will be ready for occupancy about November 1. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Corey and family of Marion, were callers at the Ashley LaVelle home Thursday afternoon. The 4-H girls met with Shirley Topel on Thursday afternoon. Miss Finchman, H. D. A., of Decorah was present Mr. and Mrs. Alwin Walby were supper guests Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Ellis in Postville. Wayne Harvey of Waterloo and his mother, Mrs. Cora Harvey of Castalia were visitors at the George Allen home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kneeskern attended the 41st wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Robinson at Harpers Ferry on Sunday, June 27. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Letchford and Mrs. Edna Bollman were visitors last Sunday, June 20, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Bollman in Sheldon. Mr. and Mrs. Perlie Cook, Merle and Duane, and Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Cook went to Freeport Sunday to help Mr. and Mrs. Will Cook celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Dean Cannon and children of Cresco are visiting ot the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Miller of near Waukon, following a visit at the Mabel Van Wey home in Frankville. Group No. 1 of the Willing Workers will meet with Mrs. Albert Depping on Thursday afternoon, July 1. Group No. 2 will meet with Mrs. Verna Schroeder, Thursday evening, July 1. Alvera and Darlene LaVelle received a letter recently from Robert Maston, former student pastor of the Community church here. Mr. Maston is engaged in missionary work, and is stationed at Ha- bibia College. Kabul, Afghanistan. Richard Fadness is attending a speech clinic at Grinnell College. Mrs. Fadness and Jimmie accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Keith Smith of Postville as far as Grinnell, to visit Richard. The Smith's were en- route to Des Moines to see the air show. LUANA St John's Lutheran Church Paul W. Adix, Pastor Friday evening, July 2—Council meeting at 7:30. Mid-year joint meeting of Council and Finance Committee. Sunday, July 4—9:30 a. m., Sunday School and Bible Class. 10:30, Church Service with Confirmation and Holy Communion. Study Club Meets The Happy Hour Study Club held its June meeting at the home of Mrs. Darwin Brown. Meeting opened with the group singing, "Love's Old Sweet Song;" Scripture was read by Helen Brown; thought for the 'day, Beatrice Doerring; hymn, O, Master QUICK fREEZE -^^REFRIOERATOR FOR FAUM AMD NOMf USf Captor* aotun's food production at tb* of poffocnoBj fvosso and stotn in horn* Jot ynar round in food spottaaoi araator daily PUKftavM of food . and hoattfc noon par for tfaki Victor Fi wfaichfe w hwiflfii i ill| for Let Me Walk With Thee; roll call, My Wedding Picture; song, An Evening Prayer; topic, June Canning by Mabel Gordon; entertainment, Rosina Krambeer; recreation, Mabel Nielsen. Lunch was served by the hostess. Other Luana News Mrs. Russell Mills, Ronald and Joan transacted business at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin Monday. Mrs. Ernie Baltz of Santa Ana, California was a guest Saturday in the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. Anna Gentz. Mr. and Mrs. Vern Knuth and son and friend of Owatonna, Min nesota were supper guests Tuesday of his mother, Mrs. Mary Knuth. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Palas and Mrs. Amanda Knuth were Sunday din ner and supper guests in the Charley Schutte home at Postville, Mrs. Dora Bierbaum of Griswold, spent the weekend in the Arthur Berg home visiting her cousins, Miss Caroline Overbeck and Mr. and Mrs. Berg. Mrs. Dora Ziegler spent Tuesday in the Roy Tapper home east of Monona for a few days visit with her sister-in-law, Mrs. Roy Tapper, who is quite ill. Mr. and Mrs. Milo Jacobia and Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Hangartner, Norma, Lorna, Lynn, Don aid and Ronald enjoyed a picnic at Elkader Sunday. Donald J. Overbeck and daughters, Kay Frances and Jean Ann were Friday afternoon visitors of Miss Caroline Overbeck and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Berg. Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Seivert, Mr. and 'Mrs. Art Seivert, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Seivert and sister of Peoria, Illinois were Saturday callers in the home of Mrs. Anna Gentz. Mrs. Minnie Welsh of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mrs. George Kluss of Postville ond Mr. and Mrs. Charles Landt were supper guests of Mrs. Amanda Knuth home Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Radloff and family, Mr. and Mrs. Milo Jacobia and family, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Doerring and family and Mrs. Anna Gentz were picnic supper guests in the Henry Radloff home near Gunder Friday. Mrs. William Doerring, Sr., and Mrs. Lena Fette accompanied Mr. Lorenz Doerring and David as far as Tripoli Saturday, where they spent the day in the Neverman home. Mr. Doerring went on to Ames to bring home Mrs. Doerring and Lillian, who spent the weekend with their daughter and sister, Eleanor. Danger Can Lurk In The Medicine Chest Postville RefrigeratifiB Service Harold J. Sebastian, Prop. | POSTVILLE, IOWA wm Don't overlook the family medi cine chest while doing your spring housecleaning, warn safety experts of the Accident Prevention Department, Association of Casualty and Surety Companies. The advice goes goes for career girls and bachelors as well as housewives, because a sip from the wrong bottle can be fatal. Two main rules to remember regarding your medicine chest or the shelf where you keep the family dosages is (1) keep poisons away and (2) discard leftover medicines as soon as you stop using them. Turn Lights On Most adults are careful enough to keep medicine chests high enough to be out of reach of small children, the Department reports, but there remains the danger of adults grabbing the wrong bottles when they sleepily reach for something in the middle of the night. A lethal bottle of poison may feel like the cough medicine in the dark, but the results get rid of you as well as the cough. Always turn the light on when getting something out of your medicine chest, warns the Accident Prevention Department, and take the double precaution of marking poison bottles, no matter where you store them. One good method is to tightly tie on the tops of poison bottles with double-knotted cord. This makes opening the bottle difficult enough to cause even the sleepiest person to glance at the label. Old Medicines Tempting Old medicines should be thrown out because they are often either useless or dangerous. Some lose their strength in time and may prolong or aggravate your illness. Others— tincture of iodine, for example—become too strong as a result of evaporation of water or al- sohol. Besides, if medicines are not thrown away when you are through with them, there is a dangerous temptation, next time you are ill, to take a few more swallows without first consulting a doctor to see if you are suffering from the same ailment. With the exception of tooth pastes, shaving lotion and other such harmless toilet articles, nothing should be put into the medicine chest without the advice of your physician. Hell advise you that boric acid, vaseline, a good ointment for burns and aromatic spirits of ammonia are considered good standbys to have on hand for emergencies. Adhesive tape and sterile gauze might also be placed in the medicine chest But remember that after the wrapper is broken the gauze is no longer sterile. Herald Want Adi bring results. CASTALIA ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH L. R. Meinecke, Pastor Thursday, July 1— 2:00 p. m. Ladies' Aid meeting. Hostesses are Mrs. Carlaus Meyer and Mrs. Merle Stee. Sunday, July 4—8:45 a. m., Sunday School. 9:45, Morning Worship. July 5 to 8— Rural Church Life Institute at Wartburg College' in Waverly. July 11 —Special congregational meeting. 8:00 p. m., Postponed Luther League meeting. July 25— Lutheran Rally at fair grounds in West Union. Mrs. E. J. Baltz of Santa Ana California is visiting relatives and friends here. \ Mr. and Mrs. Roy Tatro, Sue and Shirley of Clermont yisited in the Harlan Stee home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. George -Harvey of Lansing spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dell^Harvey, Mr. and Mrs. Aimer Leo Nelson, Ardell and A. D. of Clermont were visitors Sunday in the Harlan Stee home. Mrs. Robert Polect, Barbara Jean and Bruce of Portsmouth, Ohio visited in the Oran Brandt home the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schultz and Lorna of Yuma, Arizona came Tuesday for a visit with relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sanders, Bonnie and Ronnie of Postville called at the Harlan Stee home on Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. La Vern Koenig and children of Dubuque are spending a two weeks vacation with relatives and friends here. Mr. and Mrs. John Kluss spent a few days with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Klatt and Nancy at Cresco. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Schara, Sharon and Sandra entertained Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Schara of Austin, Minnesota over the weekend. • Mr. and Mrs. Will Beckman and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stee attended the 50th wedding anniversary celebration honoring Mr. and Mrs. Will Cook at Freeport. Mrs. Mary Tatro returned to her home near Clermont Monday after a weeks visit with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Stee and family. Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Nesvik and Loras of Mankato, Minnesota and Mrs. Amanda Nesvik of Ossian visited Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stee Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Mary Huisinga returned to her home in Minneapolis, Saturday, after several days visit with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Brandt and Lloyd. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harvey ae companied Mr. and Mrs. Milo Harvey and Mrs. Floyd Harvey of Decorah to Canistota, South Dakota where they spent a week, returning home Saturday. Mrs. Henry Koenig was hostess to the Embroidery Club at her home Thursday afternoon. Mem bers present were:'' Mrs. Ralph Schultz and Linda, Mrs. Thomas Monroe, Mrs. Alta Reeves, Mrs John Kluss, Mrs. Damond Meyer, Mrs. Fred Schultz, Mrs. Fred Bareis, Mrs. Lena Meyer. Guests included Mrs. Aldo Larson, Mrs. E. J. Baltz of Santa Ana, California and Viola Engelhardt of Monona. Mrs. Robert Brandt was hostess to a birthday party honoring Mrs. Mary Huisinga of Minneapolis, Fri day afternoon. Guests were Mrs. Roy Campbell, Mrs. H. L. Meyer, Mrs. Fred Bareis, Ethel Bareis, Mrs. Will Schave, Mrs. Melvin Stee, Mrs. Walter Brandt and Lloyd, Mrs. Chester Perry, Lois and Kenneth, Mrs. Miles Ames, Mrs. Lloyd Blumhagen and Gerald, Mrs. Elmer Hager and John and Mrs. Valder Meyer and Kelly. Bingo was the afternoon's entertainment and a luncheon was served. The honored guest received beautiful cards and gifts. 200 Pounds Milk From 12c of DDT Twelve cents worth of DDT can increase the production of a dairy cow» by 200 pounds in a 2 -month period. This was proved in tests conducted on Iowa dairy, herds last year. Actually, it wasn't the DDT alone that did the trick. Farmers who got the extra bonus of milk practiced a thorough fly-control program as recommended by the Iowa State Department of Health, the State Department of Agriculture and the Extension Service of Iowa State College. Tests on 26 Herds During 1947 careful comparisons were made on 13 pairs of dairy herds in the state. As nearly as possible, each pair of herds was of the same .bloodlines. They were managed under similar conditions, and fed and milked in the same manner. But one herd in each pair used fly control methods, including strict sanitation and the use of DDT. The other herd merely continued under any ordinary fly control practices which its owner had been used to following. In a 60-day test period the average increase in milk production per cow was 3.3 pounds per day in the fly-free herds as compared to the others.' That was about a 10 per cent increase, according to Harold Gunderson, Iowa State College entomologist. Sanitation Too —The fly control methods which brought the increase included first of all good sanitation. It meant cleaning up old stack bottoms, hauling manure regularly, and guarding against other filth where flies might breed. In addition, the inside walls of barns were sprayed with DDT at the rate of one gallon for every square foot. Two pounds of 50 percent DDT wettable powder was mixed in five gallons of water to make the spray. A similar DDT spray was applied to the cows every two weeks dur ing the test. One pound of 50 per cent wettable DDT was used in 10 gallons of water for early sprays. This was increased to two pounds of 50 percent DDT weftable powder in five gallons of water during the latter part of the tests. Give Dairy Cows Shade To Keep Up Production Dairy cows need shade during hot weather if they are going to hold up in production and maintain the value of the milk or cream check, says Floyd Arnold, extension dairyman at Iowa State Col lege. He / points out that milk cows get mighty uncomfortable when the thermometer goes above 80 degrees. On hot days a cow actually does extra work in an effort to keep cool. As a result milk production goes down. The best place for shade is near the water tank or on the high spot in the pasture where cows usually congregate, Arnold says. A few poles for framing a shed, woven wire to made a roof and straw or tree branches to cover the wire are all that is needed. Arnold points out another method that many dairymen use to keep cows more comfortable' in hot weather. They put their cows in the barn during the hottest part of the day. By darkening the windows with a water-soluble paint or covering them with gunny sacks, the barn may be quite comfortable. Many dairymen use a fan to circulate the air. In addition to doing as much as possible to keep cows comfortable, Arnold says that a dairyman should be sure the cows get an abundance of good quality feed. Don't rely on short or dried-up pastures, he says. On hot days, even if the pas ture is good, cows will not graze enough to maintain both their bodies and their milk production from grass alone. Supplement pasture by feeding hay, silage or both. High produc ers should have some grain. If the pasture is dry and the cows are getting little or no hay, one pound of grain to four to five pounds of milk produced daily will be profit able, Arnold says. FORTUNATE At Whittemore, Bob Higgins purchased the former home of Mrs. Millie Kortum, which had stood vacant and undisturbed for more than a year. Workmen found over $500 in coin and small bills, tucked away in envelopes in some card board boxes. HAYING EQUIPMENT COLUMBIA RED STRAND ROPE HUDSON HAY CARRIERS Hudson Knot Passing MALLEABLE IRON PULLEYS LOUDEN IRON CLAW FORKS FLOOR HOOKS ROPE HOOKS H0TH BROS. Hardware, Heating and Plumbing Nursing Survey Is Planned For The State r To ascertain the status and needs of nursing in Iowa today in order to better meet the growing demand for patient service, the Auxiliary to the Iowa State Medical Society and the Iowa State Nurses' Association are jointly undertaking a comprehensive statewide survey. Individuals to be interviewed are those who nurse for hire. This includes professional nursing categories such as private duty nurses, public health nurses, industrial nurses (exclusive of students), county nurses, school nurses, tuberculosis nurses, psychiatric nurses, doctors' office nurses, maternal welfare nurses, clinic nurses, etc., and all non-professional groups giving nursing care such as practical nurses, nurses' aides and attendants in any type of institution (state hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, etc.) Mrs. Fred Moore, Des Moines, Mrs. Howard W. Smith, Woodward, Mrs. A. G. Folter, Van Meter, of the Auxiliary, and Miss Pearl Zemlicka, Waterloo, ISNA representative, are chairman of the nursing survey committee. Colonial's Now ALL- FUEL FURNACE A complete and economical forced air system that; be easily converted (to coal to gas or oil. BUR, COAL NOW and chanjttt OAS or OIL later if; with. LOUIS L. HILL] POSTVILLE, IOWA G RE En COLOnifi: fURflACE SERVIC: Little ads with big results- Want Ads. CHERRIES We will start picking; the LATE MONTMORENCY Cherries on Friday, July 2nd Bring containers, pick your own and pay by the ponnd, KICKAPOO DEVELOPMENT C0RP3 GAYS MILLS, WISCONSIN SPECIAL... Regular 69c package of GARDEN DUST iA-l in New Dust Gun, for only TvCI Safe for all garden vegetables, flowers and shrubs. YOU'LL LIKE THIS! Postville Feed Mill Telephone No. 244 Postville, Iowij Good News! FARM AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY; RATES HAVE BEEN DECREASED! IN SEVERAL OF OUR COMPANIES. Where there are no drivers under age 25 the new rates call for: FARM CARS . $7.50 Each six months Preston Carr, Insurance Telephone No. 157 Monona, Iowa NOTICE To All Farmers! DO NOT BE UNDERPAID FOR DEAD HORSES AND COWS WE ARE STILL PAYING UP TO $2o .oo (HIDES MUST BE GOOD) FREE GIFTS FOR SMALL ANIMALS If You Want Prompt Attention More Cash and Guaranteed Service — CALL— „ ALLAMAKEE COUNTY RENDERING SERVICE] PostviUe—Phone 555 — or — COLE RENDERING SERVICE Waukon, Iowa—Phone 600 UCBN8INO.M 1v

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