Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on July 28, 1948 · Page 3
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July 28, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, JPMT M, im Remember When-? WW* e imes WYMAUTZ'88'TODAY 5 H5 ONLY '3 ! (XL. IKECUION COVCIS M AVEMCI ROOM NYBERG'S KM & HOME SUPPLY Postville, Iowa Twenty-Five Years Ago. Interesting Items From the Files of * he Postville Herald of Thursday, August 2, 1923 V. G. Bollman of Cnstalia hasHhis week made a deal by which he will oh September first take over the management of Postville Theatre now conducted by Luver Schultz. The Beucher-Miller-Patas motoring party returned Monday evening from a week's outing in South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mr. and Mrs. August Koevenig, Adolph Koevenig, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Koevenig, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schmitz, Howard Hawkins and William Moll motored to Lansing Tuesday on a fishing trip and came back all wreathed in smiles, having landed about 110 fine ones. Ralph Bachtell and family, accompanied by Mr, and Mrs. E. H. Prior, returned Tuesday evening from Kenosha, Wisconsin where they spent a week with Al Ellis j and family. They found the Ellis | family happy and prosperous in that busy city on the southeast coast of the state. Mrs. J. M. Thoma, Mrs. H. A. Lange, Miss Hattie Thoma, Mrs. Bertha Palmer and D. E. Harrington motored to SpillviUc Sunday and spent the day in that city's beautiful park. William J. Klingbcil and daughter, Eulala returned Monday afternoon from a several days visit to the former's mother in Monroe, Wisconsin, where on Sunday the Klingbeil family held a reunion. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA PAGE THBEB. Fifty Years Ago. Ini 5 r ?,5!! n * Items From the Files of 2 he . S. n * Wo " P«Ml»hed in Postville, August 5, 1898 Mayor Burling left Monday for Omaha to attend the world's fair. Gottlieb Brandt has sold his 40 acres to Thomas Looney for $45 per acre. Paul Willman. has bought the home belonging to the Jennewine estate for $600. Two friends of Harvey Roberts arrived here from Chicago Monday, making the trip of 280 miles on their bicycles in four days. Harnessmaker Kleinpell of Monona is in a serious condition since Sunday, when while umpiring a game of ball, a pitched ball struck his nose and the bone penetrated his brain. Four doctors are work ing to save his life. At the republican township cau cus held Saturday evening the fol lowing were chosen as delegates to the county convention which convenes in Waukon next week: E$ lison Orr, J. B. Hart, William Harris, E. T. Courson, Darius Orr, A. R. Prescott, J. M. Harris and W. Shroyer. All are anti-Updegraff. SOIL CONSERVATION OBSERVANCE PLANNED 6 Hansen & Matson Co. wishes to announce to its patrons and friends that Swift & Co. has designated our Company to serve as their authorized Swift Feed distributor in this area. The following items are available at our new plant: 43% Swine Concentrate Pellets 37% Poultry Concentrate Mash 36% Dairy Concentrate 36% Steer Concentrate 20% Egg Mash (Mash) 20% Egg Mash (Pellets) 26% Poultry Balancer (Mash) 26% Poultry Balancer (Pellets) SWIFT'S MINERAL SUPPLEMENT supplies these 10 Profit-Making Elements: Manganese Iron Copper Cobalt Sodium Chlorine Calcium Phosphorus Magnesium Sulphate Iodine Indianola, Iowa:—Ten months ago nearly 35,000 people visited the Don Bellman farm near Indianola for the largest Soil Conservation Field Day ever undertaken in this part of the country. They saw the farm get a complete facelifting and now many of those same people will return August 1 for a Soil Conservation Observance Day. Nearly a year ago the crowds stood on the banks of large gullies and saw them disappear, then seeded to rye and grass. They say fences come out and go in at the hands of 200 farmers, terraces built by another dozen farmers with tractors and plows. They saw pasture plowed, chisled, disced, harrowed, limed, fertilized and reseeded by F. F. A. boys of the Indianola high school and vocational agriculture classes. All operations were done on the contour. The crowds saw tiling machines operating, spring pipe line laid and concrete water tanks built. Diversions were built to protect gullied areas that were bladed in and also to protect the farm buildings. Waterways were conditioned and seeded. One large earth fill was built across a permanent drop inlet structure where another concrete wall structure had failed. More than 7 inches of rain last October and a large snowfall which went off with a two-inch rain did some damage, but that has all been repaired. "Things are looking up on the Bellman farm and will keep looking better," is the opinion expressed by Clay Barnett. The observance day will be sponsored by the Des Moines Register and Tribune, along with various Indianola and Warren county organizations. The theme of the day will be "The Soil, the Gift of God" and special services will be held that evening at the Warren county fairgrounds. Charles P. Taft, brother of Ohio's Senator Robert A. Taft. will be the principal speaker at the program. The speaker, who is president of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ, has often been called the outstanding Christian layman in America. 50 pound Block for $2.75 100 pound Bag for $4.50 Buy a bag or a block. More Mineral for your money ! lansen & Matson Co. Nephone No. 251 .J- Postville, Iowa DANCE RAINBOW GARDENS Waterville, Iowa Fri., July 30 CHUCK HALL and his Famous MODERN BAND Sat July 31 KLEM KLINE and his Favorite Dance BAND of Radio Station KWNO OLD AND NEW COMING—WED., AUG. 4th: • REX FINE and his BAND . uiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiipiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 'RAIN TILE... ?ur plant is now manufacturing concrete tile by a new Mraulic process, resulting in a product of superior quality. Tile are now available in 5, 6, 8, 1U, 1Z ana H inch diameters for land drainage, basement drains, •eptic tank outlets, street drains, etc. Place your orders now for" your large fall projects. RIDGEWAY TILE COMPANY ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Frederick R. Ludwif, Pastor The confirmation class will meet Saturday morning at 9:00 o'clock in the assembly room. Junior choir clean-up Saturday afternoon at 4:30 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. German service Sunday morning at 9:30 o'clock. The service Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock. The sermon subject, in the series on great texts of the Bible, "Alpha and Omega." The text, Revelation 21:6. The Dorcas Guild will meet Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock in the fellowship hall. Mary Meine and Darlene Schutte are the hostesses. The Women's Missionary Society will meet Thursday, August 5. There will be a picnic dinner at 12:30 o'clock in the fellowship hall. The program will include the showing of the film, "We The People." Brotherhood and Sisterhood picnic Sunday, August 8, at the Postville Tourist Park. Members and friends of the congregation are invited. St. Paul's is open daily for prayer and meditation. COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF POSTVILLE Rev. Eidon Sea mans, Pastor Sunday, August 1—No church service this Sunday as the pastor will be on vacation. Sunday school—no services. Church and Sunday school services will be resumed the following Sunday. ST. BRIDGET'S CHURCH Francis J. Vallaster.-Pastor m. and 9:00 Week-day mass at 7 a. Sunday masses at 7:00 o'clock a. m. Confessions wilt be heard every Saturday,, from 2:30 to 5:30 and from 7:00 to 8:30. CLERMONT LUTHERAN PARISH A. O. Nesset, Pastor Falls Cause Most Of The Farm Accidents Cler- East Sunday, August 1—West mont, service at 9:30 m. Clermont services at 11 a. m. Wednesday, August 4—West Cler mont Priscilla at 2:15 p. m. Thursday, August 5>-East Cler mont Societies at 2 p. m. Falls are the number one cause of all accidents on the farm. According to survey tabulation on the first six months of this year in three Iowa counties, falls caused 28.1 per cent of farm accidents. Norval W^ardle, extension farm safety specialist at Iowa State College, says the results of this survey in Cerro Gordo, Linn and Bremer counties is in agreement with nation statistics. One reason that falls rank so high is that they affect youngsters and older folks in all activities, including play and work. The in-between age group is subject to falls more during work because they don't spend so much time at recreation. A lot of falls occur when farmers make hay. Falling off a load of hay or out of the mow are common occurrences. When on a load of hay, stand somewhere so that a slip won't cause a fall, Wardle says. .The best place is in the middle of fine load or where a standard can be grasped. Faulty hay mow^ chutes are hazards. Check ladders and keep them in good repair. Have chute openings railed. Hand rails should extend up above the hay mow floor and painted a bright color so that they can be readily seen. All farm buildings should be adequately lighted. Wardle says that many falls can be avoided if this condition is met, especially on stairways or chutes in hay mows. In the home, most falls are caused by cluttered stairways. Stairs leading to the basement are number one hazards while those leading to the second floor are a close second. Falls are often caused by persons misjudging the last and first steps. Wardle suggests painting the top and bottom step' a different color or to make the stairs tread a different color from the stairs on the rise. Mats or rugs on stairs should be fastened to prevent a slip. At Anita, fifteen month old Richard Baylor was drowned when he fell head-first into a 10-gallon crock partially filled with rain water. 1 NEVER LOST AN ARGUMENT YET § | A cancelled check 1 | is proof in any court j | - that a bill has been paid. s | | Check'On The Friendly I Postville State Bank We Offer A Complete Banking Service Time to Re-Power ? Can Get 1948 Power, Pep.and Performance - with this complete factory- new Buick FIREBALL straight-eight Is your faithful Buick beginning to show the signs of age? If it is dated 1937 or later, we can transform it into a 1948-powered car- packed with Fireball power, zip and gb —in just about 12 working hours! We'll take out the original engine that has served you so well. Then we'll re­ place it with this brand-new beauty— a sleek and shining job whose every part is factory-fresh — trim, taut and true. It's not only new, but modern— with many of the features of engines going into today's dazzling new Buicks. There's, a brand-new Ignition system, from distributor to spark plugs. There are Accurite cylinder bores and Flex- Fit piston rings for more power and greater economy. There are Fliteweight pistons for snappy getaway, Strataflow cooling and all the rest. You get all this with no waiting—we have an engine for you now. Does it cost a lot? Not on your life. Its price compares with the cost of a thorough overhaul. And you can pay for it by the month if you wish. For new-car fun, dependable new- engine performance and a car worth much more when it comes time to turn it in —come in now and talk things over. BUICK CAW KEEPS BUICKS BEST ALL THIS' INCLUDED EVERYTHING NEW! 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