Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on July 7, 1948 · Page 3
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July 7, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 3

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Wemember Ifhen-? iventy-Five Years Ago. ( .ratine Items From the Files of the Postvllle Herild of s , Thursctoy, July It, li %y^ e July picnic of the Southern jfornla Postville Association (held Saturday, July 7th, at the Lful Brookside Park,' in Mcna. is rumored that an ice cave I been found on the new road | c h goes by the way of Ralph Well's. It is said that air ich comes from It is as cold as .. and Mrs. A. S.. Burdick left [Tuesday on an auto tour to |prado Springs, Colorado. They E i with them a complete camp- outfit and will make the tour- amps enroute, expecting to be : until August. Ittorney and Mrs. W. H. Burling . family of this city returned ! day evening from a visit to lives in Waterloo, being ac- panied back by Mrs. F. S. Bur- of Waterloo and Attorney Irles G. Burling of Clarksville, are enjoying a part of the tndid brand of corn weather Ing old Postville friends. |ephants have been raising distances in Iowa the past few Honest Bill was traveling country from Waukon to {sing with his "greatest show on jh" and when a team driven by |imer along the highway rnet elephant there was a runaway I a badly injured man'. Honest (paid $750 damages and settled ;case out of court. COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POSTVILLE / Rev. Eldon Seimsns, Pastor July 7 to 14—The Senior High School Conference for Presbyterian young people at Riverview Park in Cedar Falls. Wednesday, July 7—The Ladies' Aid Group meetings be held in the homes of members as previously announced. Sunday, July 11 — 10:00 a. m., Morning worship. The Reverend William Richards from Upper Iowa University, will be the preacher. The minister will be in Cedar Falls teaching at the Young People's Conference there. 11:00 a. m., Sunday School, with classes for all. July 15 to 22—The Junior High Camp for Presbyterian young people will be in session at Riverview Park in Cedar Falls. ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Frederick R. Ludwig, Pastor Fifty Years Ago. jesting Hems From the Files ("The Graphic" published in Postville, July 15, 1898 f rist. Snlzgeber's home is go- up like a mushroom and will 1 be ready for occupancy, iroline Koevenig, aged jl6 years, lered the fracture of an arm she fell to the sidewalk on Iday. pn McNeil will erect a large i building on the lots recently |thased by him near Parker's ler shop. Ightning rod agent Owen gave Exhibition of his electrical ma! at the German parsonage on Irday night. . J. H. Gray has gone to Ce- Falls for a visit to her daugh- |and to see the newly arrived i at the latter's home, d McClintock circulated a pe- among local business men Iday asking for sprinkling of Istreets. He received the neces- financial support and began ikling Tuesday evening align his sprinkle-wagon could I a lot of improvements. The Ladies' Aid will meet Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock in the assembly room. The senior choir will rehearse on Thursday evening at 8:00 at the church. The confirmation class will meet Saturday morning at 9:00 o'clock in the assembly room. The children's choir will rehearse Saturday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock at the church. 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, "I Am Not Ashamed." St. Paul's is open daily for prayer and meditation. 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 MAD CAT ! Manilla, Allan Miller is tak- frabies vaccination after being i by a cat. Iowa City report- animal as suffering from fophibia. Sunday, July 11—West Clermont, service at 9:30 a. m. Eastofcler- mont, service at 11:00 a. m. All who plan to attend the Luther League convention and Bible Camp at Luther College on July 18 to 23 should register with the pas tor soon. COME NOW ! A typographical error caused some embarrassment to the office of the clerk of the court at Anamosa last week. Included among the assets of an estate was the item, "One wicket love seat." REVERSAL An Iowa couple has reversed the usual order of things. Donald and Bonnie Maurer, who were married in Reno, have been divorced in Waverly. REPORT OF CONDITION OF } 0STVILLE STATE BANK of Postville, Allamakee County, in the State of Iowa at the close of business on June 30, 1948 SUPERINTENDENT OF BANKING, STATE OF IOWA ASSETS balances with other banks, including reserve balances, Pd cash items in process of collection $ 367,278.91 [^States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed.. 1,851,708.50 fahons of States and political subdivisions 27 '°2o 2= ^and discounts (Including $3.72 overdrafts) 372,192.85 1 Premises owned $7,700.00, Pmiture and fixtures $1,750.00 9,45000 The "Corn" State Is All Modern The state where "the "tall corn grows," a phrase which has long conjured up pictures of farmers tilling a prairieland, has become a leader in the modern way of life, Iowa is served by all the con. venlences of modern life. The old "farmer complexion has had a face lift. It is now a composite face of utilities serving a state which, his torically a world leader in agricul ture, is fast becoming a leader in industry There are more telephones per capita on Iowa farms than any where else in the world 1 1 Iowa' 933 towns and cities are electrified Over 160,000 farmers, or 80 percent of all Iowa farmers, have electrift cation, while 99.9 percent of the ur ban population of Iowa has elec trlcal service available These are the kind of statistics gathered by the market and research division of- the Iowa Development Commission, which make Iowa modern and attractive to prospective industrialists. And these are only gleanings about Iowa's service concerns. Iowa stands first in the nation in rural telephone development. Over 87 percent of Iowa farms are reached by telephone. Iowa is al so third in total residential phone development. There is one resi dence telephone for every 3.5 peo pie, almost one phone'to the family. Natural gas was utilized in 1930 31, and today there are 115 gas plants and distributive systems in Iowa. There are two natural gas pipelines crossing Iowa and two plants in the state which handle mixed gas. Newspapers and radios are the most popular and widespread com munication media of modern Iowa Iowa weekly newspapers have a total circulation of 731,932 and daily newspapers reach 1,161,000 sub scribers. One Iowa newspaper claims a Sunday circulation of 525 000. Iowa's radio service is given 37 radio stations, both commercial and non-commercial, located in 22 cities. There are 16 independent power companies operating in Iowa, which serve over 90 percent of the urban population. In the smaller com munities there are 85 municipally owned electric plants, and 53 co operatives serving the rural parts of Iowa, as part of the Rural Elec trification Administration. Use Hogs To Save Corn Steers Leave $2,627,710.26 TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES (mi deposits of individuals, partnerships, .$1,266,543.01 «d corporations • '"'^rations •• 1,013,554.90 > deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations fits of United States Government 48,362.49 fincluding postal savings) . 72,113.96 fits of States and political subdivisions 84,825.93 l " deposits (certified and officers' checks, e 1 ^-^^^ TOTAL DEPOSITS SZ .480.*' TOTAL LIABILITIES (not including subordinated ^ 2485|4 oo.29 obligations shown below) CAPITAL ACCOUNTS - 50,000.00 1' 30,000,00 . Js •« 42,309.97 Ned profits •• r '";;r :jV20,000.00 ™* (and retirement account for preferred capital; i 4 2„309.97 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS : - Z TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS....$2,627,710.26 bank's capital consists of: . 50 000 0 \ Common stock with total par value of » => u >" u Hogs following fattening cattle save sizeable quantities of feed and convert this would-be waste into pork, tests at the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station show. This experiment, measuring the pick-up of hogs following steers on feed, was carried out in conjunc tion with feeding tests with cattle. These results were presented at Cattle Feeders' Day ati Ames, June 18. Four pigs followed each 'group of seven steers on experiment. The amount of shelled corn saved by the hogs per 100 pounds of gain put on the cattle varied from 57 to 76 pounds per lot. Protein saved by the hogs for every 100 pounds of gain made by cattle varied from two to 3.6 pounds for each lot of cattle. Figs Differ C. C. Culbertson, Iowa State College animal husbandman in change of the experiments, pointed out that it was assumed that all hogs behind the cattle would have the same ability to produce pork. There is always some difference in in dividual hogs and this accounted in part for variation in the amount of feed saved in each lot. Another factor'affecting feed saved by hogs is the amount fed the cattle. Pigs following the steers were fed, in addition to what they picked up, .6 pound of mixed protein supplement, including a mineral mixture. They were trough-fed as much shelled corn as they would eat twice daily and still perform their task of picking up grain lost by the steers. Save Less Ground Corn A check lot of pigs, similar to those following the cattle, was fed '•A. L. Meier, Vice President, and W. A. Kneeland Cashier of the tomed bank do solemnly swear and affirm that the above state • i s true, and that ms report fully and correctly represents the l^te of the several matters herein contained and set forth, to the 1 our knowledge and belief. .,. „ ..„ t A L. Meier, Vice President W. A. Kneeland, Cashier Leui ftSchutte ' 5 'M-Hecker h ' W, Kiesau «arvey Schuitz Directors. Seal) S, ^S^^thi 8 2nd day of JUly>! ™ Helen O. Meyer, NoUryPubll^ My commission expires July 4, W* Dance MATTER'S BALLROOM Decorah, Iowa SAL, JULY 10 Music By —DALE SIMONS — and (he — BLUE DENIM BOYS in drylot. They did not follow cattle, and provided a basis for determining how much feed equivalent the cattle recovered from the manure. The check group of pigs was self- fed supplemental mixture, block salt and the same kind of shelled corn as the hogs following cattle. For the farmer who has pigs following steers, Culbertson points out that if ground corn is fed, hogs won't retrieve as much as if shelled corn is fed. Also, pigs following heavier cattle will pick up more than those following lighter steers or calves. Culbertson says that' the big trouble with using hogs to follow cattle as practiced on farms is that the pigs usually are not fed enough in addition to what they are able to pick up from the manure to make the most profitable gains. Thin Strawberries For Better Crop Next Year Strawberry patches should be rejuvenated as soon as the berry season, is over, says Ed Cott, Iowa State College extension horticulturist. To get the strawberries in shape for a first-class crop next year, Cott says to thin out the plants in the row, leaving one strong, healthy, 1-year-old plant about every 12 inches. A hoe works very well for the thinning job. Cultivate between the rows, leaving rows 18 to 24 inches wide. The area between rows should also vary from 18 to 24 inches, depending on the kind of cultivation used. Follow clean cultivation practices until fall. This controls weeds and provides better conditions for rooting of the plant runners. j Where the present strawberry patch has produced two or more crops, Cott says to plan now to plant a new patch next spring. The ground for the new patch can be prepared ifl advance by planting a cover crop, such as oats or rye, to which a complete fertilizer has been added. Easier Ways Lighten Summer Laundry Task Monday may be traditional washday. But chances are good another day is a better laundry day for you —in the summertime, anyhow. Mondays the house .often needs attention when there have been weekend guests. Usually there's food preparation to take care of. And the whole family must get back into the workday routine. You're probably less tired on some other day of the week. Most homemakers consider the family laundry their hardest-to-do summer task, says Fannie Gannon, Iowa State College home management specialist. In warm weather there are more clothes to wash. And there are those summertime stains—from mildew, grass, fruits and berries. Work clothes may be more soiled. Moreover, rigid schedules don't work out in the summer.' The weekly laundry must be fitted in along with such seasonal tasks as canning garden produce when it's ready. Fit the laundry in when it's most convenient for you, is Miss Gannon's advice. You may find it easier to wash twice a week—the white things one day and the colored clothes another. Arrange a shelf with simple household stain removers where it's really handy. Include directions for removing stains, too, so you won't waste time wondering how to remove a particular stain. Get the cooperation of the family in taking proper care of soiled clothing and wet towels, and you won't have mildew stains to contend with. dent Truman emphasized the goal to be achieved. "I urgently request each member of every American farm family to accept responsibility for eliminating' at ..least one possible source of accidents during that week." He also asked that all organizations and persons interested in farm life and welfare join in a concerted attack upon these menaces to the lives and happiness of American farmers and their families. BIDE Mrs. Anna Johnson, Emerson, was in her five-room house when a tornado struck there recently. The house was picked up and blown fifty yards. Neighbors found Mrs. Johnson walking about in the ruins, bruised and suffering shock but otherwise unhurt. Need a Tonic? TO OBSERVE JULX 25-31 AS FARM SAFETY WEEK The week of July 25-31 has been proclaimed by Pres. Harry.S. Truman as National Farm Safety Week. ' In setting the dates for this fifth observance of safety week, Presi- i Spirits kinda low? Nerves on edge? Sleeping poorly? Then try a dose of a magic remedy | that's never failed yet. Save something regularly. It's guaranteed to pump you full of vim and vigor, make a brighter future for your whole family. And incidentally, it's a lot easier when you use the help of Postville's friendly bank. ML SECURITY Postville State Bank We Offer A Complete Banking Service lllllllllllllllil § 1 SHEER TRAVEL MAGIC T HIS is the Buick America's car buyers are buzzing about. This is the one with travel magic flowing all through it. This is the ROADMASTER with Dynaflow Drive*—where Main Street's dense traffic, the inviting open road and the long, stretching hills are bossed with equal ease by a toe-touch. What's Different About DYNAFLOW DMVt*? To an efficient new pump (l«ft above), Bolck engineers have added a true turbine (right) and an ingenious new supercharging assembly (In hand) which product a torque-boosting action In starting and accelerating. The result is th* first device on any American passenger car which employ! liquid to All th* function of both the dutch and Hie usual low, second and high gears. The clutch pedal is eliminated and a simple control gives you manual selection of power rang— and direction. •Optional at extra oo»l tn KoadmtuUr modtU Miy. Here you let your left foot idle comfortably wherever you wish — there's no clutch pedal to push, ever. Here your mind's free completely of remembering when to shift— no gears ever shift anywhere in the car. Here, you glide over ground and grades in swift and utter smoothness as constant and unbroken as Niagara's flow. For here you have the only passenger car in America where liquid replaces both the usual clutch and the low-second-high gear sequence of conventional transmissions. White ildeirall tires, at UloitratetJ. available at extra cott. Here you sit in blissful ease while the power plant itself meets and masters the thousand and one situations that come up in travel. Gentle grades, steep hills, long straightaways, stop streets—once your lever's set, you simply step on the gas—and take them all in liquid-smooth luxury! Does all this sound fabulous ? It is. So fabulous that folks are signing up in droves for the '48 fashion plate with this new-wonder drive. So to take command of this traveler-touched-with-magic, come see us quickly and get your order in. We'll take it in sequence whether or not you have a car to trade. BUICK alone has all these features * DYNAflOW DMVt (Optional. 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