Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on August 25, 1948 · Page 1
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Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 25, 1948
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elfare Funds Problem For he Lawmakers reused allocations for the (i of social welfare will be one <, problems to confront the leg, re when it convenes in Janu- Thc legislative interim com- fnllowing a month-long dis- • on ,'granted $340,000 in cmer- v f„ I)t is—$160,000 less than the hart requested—for state aid "pendent children, e interim committee squabble •cd on whether the special on of the legislature last Deer had intended that a $500,000 to the board of control al- ion be set aside for the board oc'ial welfare for ADC pay- Thc senate tacked on' the lion, and house members say it not explained that the addition [or ADC payments. When the est first was presented to the im committee, it was rejected one-vote margin. House mem of the committee refused to t the money on grounds that did not know the $500,000 ad n made by the special session for that purpose, and they ized the welfare board for ng a last-minute appeal, only • days before the federal grant line. One member, Rep. Gene -n. Democrat of Corydon, even «!ed (hat a special session be to iron out the difficulty, e entile board of social welfare am will be tossed into the of the legislators in • January it is apparent that additional s will have to be made avail if the state is to continue ting ADC payments on a need Ifare officials say that the cut mergency funds will make it -sary to trim ADC payments fall. In July, the board paid 8359,595 in aid to 12 ,530 needy 'ren or an average of $28 .69 per The 1947 legislature re ed the ceiling on ADC pay- ts and some interim committee L ers felt that some counties "dumped all of their own de ent children cases on the Business Manager* e question of the board of con- announced policy of dis ing with business managers at institutions will come up be the interim committee soon committee has asked a special iitee, appointed in 1945 to • state institutions, to appear it at its next meeting. e board of control has indi J that it will hot hire business gers to replace those Who re at Mount Pleasant and ward. Members feel that control in the institutions is effective and should be dis- nued. One member of the al hospital committee—Sena- 01 Douds of Douds—wrote the lative group recently protest- the action. He said a survey tly showed that business man, should be appointed in each tutions. Only two state hos s, those at Cherokee and In ndence, now have business gers. Salaries and Vacancies ay state officials are becom concerned with the number of Mies in top positions in many departments, and a sub-corn • of the interim committee is rag salary scales in an effort no the answer. In the conser n commission alone there are psnings and some top officials doubling up on duties, we has been no uniformity in raises given statehouse cm- and that has resulted in inter-departmental friction, mor Robert Blue asked the "i committee to study the r and a report is expected in ember - It is likely that some S a P salary increases will be W pending action by the leg- POSTVILLE HERALD w legislators feel that the must meet salaries being paid rtvate business or face further : of personnel. It has been W out that it is difficult to in- someone to work for the •or less than is being paid in te industry. Deadline September 22 Ptember 22 is the deadline for minor party tickets for the °*M election. It now ap- ftat four minor parties may Presented on the ballot: The S! *e, Prohibition, Socialist Swialist-Labor. l ough Iowa law makes it pos- ior - - • a minor party to be ccr- cy en if only two persons at- a state convention, there is a 'tai permitting objections to tol. Such an objection was > 1940 in an attempt to keep 'Wmunist party oft the ticket fee objection was overruled. Mrs. sutler May Run • R% Miller of Des Moines, W in the eight -candidate race • ^Publican nomination for l,r y of state but received 15 votes in the state conven- tti >y run as an Independent "11. She has until September ! a Petition lor certification Stowed on Page Two) Fifty-Sixth Year. Draft Law Will Go Into Effect Here On Monday 25-Year-Olds To Sign Up First With The Y Local Draft Boards A [•••" iJJegistration of men under the provisions of the Selective Service law recently enacted by congress will begin Monday, August 30, 19481 Registrants of Allamakee " county will register at the local board office in Waukon, and registrants of Clayton county will register at the Local Board office at Elkader, Iowa. The Allamakee local board office will be located in the county court house on the second floor. They will occupy the office next to the one occupied by the county nurse. The Clayton county local board office will be located in the Hommel Building, which is now being remodelled to provide office accommodations for the board. Office hours will be 8 to 12, and 1 to 5, on the dates designated for registration. Men of the various age groups will register in accordance with the following schedule: August 30—Men born in 1922, after 30 August, 1922. August 31 and September 1— Men born in 1923. September 2 and September 3—Men born in 1924. September 4 and September 7—Men born in 1925. September 8 and September 9—Men born in 1926. September 10 and September 11—Men born in 1927. September 13 and September 14—Men born in 1928. September 15 and September 16—Men born in 1929. September 17 and September 18—Men born in 1930, before September 19, 1939. Thereafter — "Continuing Registration" as men become 18 years of age. within 5-days of the 18th anniversary of the day of their birth. It will be noted that those of the first age group have only on day on which to register, but that each of the other groups may register on either of two days as indicated by the schedule. The Local Boards recommend that this issue of The Postville Herald be preserved for future reference. A LIVE NEWSPAPER IN A LIVE TOWN POSTVILLE, IOWA, WEDNESDAY7AU¥U¥T72M948. Number 43. Fall Festival Will Be Presented By St. Paul's Church St. Paul's Fall Festival featuring the activities of the Rhythm classes will be held Sunday evening, August 29. at 8:00 o'clock on the south lawn of the parsonage. This fes tival brings to a close the first season of organized recreation. Because of the size of the classes and enthusiasm shown toward this work, plans for an expanded program for next summer are under way. The program is as follows: Shoemakers Dance, The Snail, The Farmer in the Dell—first and second grades. Kinderpolka, Swedish Klapdance —third and fourth grades. Rope Jumping Drill, Hansel and Gretel—fifth grade. Bible story dramatization-Daniel In The Lions' Den—first and second! grades. Hymn Pantomime-Beautiful Sav iour—third and fourth grades. Hymn Pantomime-The Lord's My Shepherd—fifth grade. Mrs. Victor Walter and Miss Gretchen Zieman are assisting artists and Carole Schultz and Joann Baltz will be accompanist. Lighting and musical effects are in charge of Art Baltz. Immediately following the program a lunch will be served by the Ladies' Aid of St. Paul's Church on the church grounds. The public is cordially invited to attend. HOPEFUL LORELEI Abbott and Costello Coming To Iris Theatre Drivers Examiners Will Be Here Next Monday Drivers examiners will be in Postville next Monday, August 30. at Memorial Hall from 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m., according to Town Marshal William F. Fools, for the purpose of renewing licenses and giving examinations for new permits. Examinations and renewals will be given from 9:00 a. m. to -1:00 p. m. and drivers renewals only will be given during the time of 4:00 to 5:00 p. m. Post card notices have been sent out to all drivers who will be required to renew during the present month. If you are an Abbott and Costello fan let it be said that John Ladue, Manager of the Calmar theater, told the writer over the phone Monday noon, August 23, that "Pardon My Sarong," which played at Calmar Sunday and Monday gave him the biggest gross receipts since the "Egg and I." The film comes here for a three day run commencing Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 26, 27 and 28. The film has some great music— The Inks Spots are exceptionally good and there are the three Gracio Brothers, who are simply great in their tap dancing so it is not just Abbott and Costello that you are going to see. "Pardon My Sarong" is great entertainment. Don't miss it. Iris Theater Management. Pirates Slip To Fourth Place In The Scenic League Town Will Receive Bids On Revenue Bonds 4-H Members Awarded Honors Several residents of the Postville vicinity won honors at the Allamakee County Fair held at Waukon last week. In the baby beef showmanship 4-H livestock contest, Roger Christ- offcrson. Post township, won first place. In scoring the judges considered grooming, handeling and appearance of the calf along with the ability of the 4-H youth in having the calf well trained to lead and in the youth's showmanship. In the dairy 4-H show, several placements were made. Virgil Martins, Post township, won first place on his purebred second year Holstein; William Ewing, Jefferson township won first prize for his first year purebred Guernsey; Virgil Martins placed first on his purebred Jersey entry; Junior Kurth, Franklin township, won first with his grade Jersey. Virgil Martins won second place in the purebred bull class with his entry of a purebred Holstein bull, first year. The bulls judged were all in the first year and were from heifers owned by the 4-H members. Honors in the purebred swine litter class went to Jerome, Nadine and Mary Lynn Snitker of Ludlow township. Sealed bids will be received by Town Clerk Joseph B. Steele until 7:30 p. m. September 7 for $40,000 waterworks revenue bonds. The Town council will meet on September 7 to open bids and determine the purchasers. Bonds will be in the amount of $2,000 each and will mature November 1 of each year beginning this year. The bonds are not general obligation bonds and are not payable in any manner from taxation but are payable only from the net earnings of the waterworks plant. The sale of bonds is being conducted to finance the construction of improvements and extension to the waterworks plant. Contract for that work was let last week and awarded to an Ames firm for $37,029. Full particulars of the sale can be found in the legal publication giving notice of the sale found elsewhere in this issue of the Herald. The Postville Pirates lost another baseball game Sunday to Prairie du Chien, 13 to 7, putting them back to a three-way tie for fourth place in Scenic League standings. The Pirates outhit their opponents 12 to 11 but five errors in the field committed by Postville left little doubt as to how victory was attained. The Pirates had three pitchers on the mound during the nine inning session with Walby starting the contest. Walby was relieved by Tehel who was in turn relieved by Marston. Marston pitched the ninth inning and though quite wild in his first try, walking the first two men, settled down and struck out two of the remaining hitters to face him. Mork, Gericke, C. Schultz and Palmer each collected a triple for the Pirates with J. Boldt getting two and Wolske and lionicheck each getting one for Prairie. Postville now shares fourth place with Twin Cities and Harpers Ferry. Monona leads the league with Prairie du Chien second and Waukon in the third spot. The Pirates, will play Harpers Ferry at Smith Athletic Field next Sunday starting at 2:15 p. m. Box Score Postville 7 AB Mork, 3b 5 Gericke, 2b 5 G. Schultz, ss 3 L. Palmer, rf 4 Marston, cf, p 5 Meyer, lb 5 C. Schultz, If 5 Ruth Hilliger Will Not Teach First Two Weeks Junior Pirates Down Decorah, 5 to 3, Sunday B. Palmer, Walby, p . Tehel, p ... R 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 H 2 3 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 Totals Prairie du Chien- 39 13 AB Koecke, 3b 2 Noggle, If 5 Barney, ss 6 J. Boldt, c 5 Rink, lb 5 Duncan, p 1 Waller, p 3 Walske, 2b 5 Lake, rf 2 R. Boldt, if 3 Konicheck, cf 4 7 12 R 2 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 H 0 0 2 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 11 'Miss Ruth Hilliger, third grade teacher in the Postville school, will not teach the first two weeks of school this fall. Miss Hilliger has had a prolonged illness this sum^ mer following an operation. '"Her doctor has advised her that it would be best not to try to teach the first two weeks but to rest at her home at Dundee, Iowa. Mrs. Erwin Klingbeil will act as a substitute teacher for Miss Hil liger during the first two weeks of school. Paving Work Now Being Finished On Town Streets Paving crews this week are finish ing the road surfacing project for the town with concrete being poured on the last block of work today. The two block alley stretch from the rear of the Farmers Store to .the rear of Nyberg's Farm and Home Supply will complete the work. The completion of this work will give Postville a completely paved network of streets and paving on all alleys in and thru the business district. The work was started last June and progressed rapidly from that time with good weather .allowing work to continue almost daily. Totals 41 13 Score By Innings Postville .040 021 000— 7 Prairie du Chien ..001 324 300—13 The Postville Junior Pirates closed their summer baseball sea son Sunday by defeating Decorah Junior Legion, 5 to 3, in a game played before a large audience attending the Winneshiek fair. The win left the juniors with an outstanding record of only one loss in the summer competition. Decorah scored first pushing across a run in the second inning, a lead they maintained until the sixth inning when the Junior Pirates drove over all of their five runs which gave them the victory margin. Decorah came back in the last of the sixth and scored two runs but the side was finally retired and the game continued scoreless thruout the last three innings. Get Seven Hits. Postville collected five runs on seven hits and committed three errors. Rima was on the mound for the Pirates with Schultz catching. Decorah scored three runs on four hits and were charged with two errors. Lee pitched for the losers with Ruen behind the plate. W L Monona 11 3 Prairie du Chien 10 5 Waukon '8 5 Postville 8 6 Twin Cities 8 6 Harpers Ferry 8 6 Lansing 7 6 Castalia 8 7 Luana 3 10 Farmersburg 3 11 Waterville 3 12 Pet. .781 .666 .615 .568 .568 .568 .539 .530 .231 .213 .199 Packing Plant Stock Sale Now Nearing Completion Sale of common stock in Postville Quality Foods is entering the final stages here now and is expected to be completed within the next few weeks allowing construction work to be commenced. Sale of stock is still continuing in this vicinity and anyone interested should see either the president of the company, Fred Groth, or any of the board of directors of the organization. Common stock in the amount of $200,000 is being sold for the beginning of plant operations. A good share of that amount has already been sold and should be finished within the next week or two. Future Farmers Hold Election Of Officers; Adopt New Rulings The Postville chapter of the Future Farmers of America elected officers for the coming school year at a meeting held Saturday evening. The group discussed plans for the next year following the election. The following officers were elected: President, Roger Christofferson; vice president, Eddie Waters; secretary, Cloy Meyer; treasurer, Dean Wenger; reporter, Wayne Walter; sentinel, Don Elvers. Pre-registration indicates there will be at least 48 members for the coming year, which will be the largest number in the history of the local organization. As last years graduate members are allowed to continue membership for an additional year after graduation, the group decided to extend a special invitation for them to do so. The group decided to join with the 4-H members to have a refreshment stand at the Big-Four fair this year. » The group will have a booth at the fair in which oats from test plots operated by the chapter will be shown. Pictures of the chapter in their many undertakings and pictures taken on their tour of the Black Hills last year will also be shown. Four New Arrivals At Postville Hospital Four new arrivals, all girls, were reported at the Postville Hospital during the past week. Following is a list of the births recorded at the hospital during the seven day period: Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Duwe, Postville, August 20, weighing eight pounds and five ounces. » Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Wickham, Postville, August 21, weighing seven pounds and 13 ounces. Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Martin Eilers, McGregor, August 21, weighing eight pounds and 12 ounces. Daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Burnell Kliefoth, Monona, August 22, weighing seven pounds and 15 ounces. „ Treatment Is Given Mrs. Fred Hangartner of Postville was admitted Monday at the hospital as a medical patient. Miss Lois Perry, of Castalia submitted to surgery Monday. Tri-City Golf Club To Hold Annual Stag School Adopts Calendar Dates Legion To Hold Annual < Stag Here September 23 Plans are now being made for the third annual American Legion four-county stag to be held at the Big-Four fair grounds on the evening of September 23. Tickets have been made and will go on sale this week, according to the committee in charge of the get-to-gether. The evening ^ill be opened with a steak supper beginning at 5:30 p. m. and continuing until 8 p. m. There will be prizes awarded and entertainment will < be provided. The stag is being sponsored by the Arthur F. Brandt American Legion Post No. 51B or Postville. Following the suggestion of the Iowa School Board association, the Postville Board of Education last spring adopted a calendar for the 1948-49 school year. One purpose of this calendar is to help in being certain that' the school is actually in session 180 days as required by law. The following will bo the most importaYit dates for the school year: Monday, August 30—School opens, full day session. Monday, September 6 — Labor Day, no school. Wednesday, September 15—Tri county teachers institute at De corah, no school. November 25-28 — Thanksgiving vacation. Wednesday, December 22 —School closed at 4:00 p. m., Christmas vacation. . Monday, January 3 —School reopens. April 15-18, inclusive—Easter vacation. Sunday, May 22 —Baccalaureate services. Wednesday, May 25—Commencement exercises, Friday, May 27— Annual school picnic—Last day of school. / One important date of the school year, omitted above is Saturday, October 15. The state marching band concert^ will again be held in Postville on that date. The Tri-City Golf Club, composed of members from the towns of Postville, Monona and Luana, plan to hold their annual stag Thursday, afternoon and evening, September 9, at the clubhouse, north of Luana. Lunch will be served from 6:00 p. m. thruout the remainder of the evening. The stag had become an annual event and is attended by many people from the three town area. Plans Complete For Presentation Of Big-Four Fair Three Baseball Games On Schedule With Big Midway Coming Final preparations for the Big- Four Fair are being made this week with the big exhibit to start next Friday, September 3, and continue Saturday, Sunday and Monday, September 4, 5 and 6. Three fast baseball games have been scheduled with Castalia and Postville to play Saturday afternoon, Farmersburg and Postville on' Sunday afternoon, and West Union and Monona will tangle Monday. The game Monday will pit league- leaders in their respective circuits. The Sunset Amusement Company, the largest truck-transported show in the midwest, will provide the finest midway in the history of the fair. The unit will bring 15> rides, 10 shows and 40 merchandise concessions. It is the biggest midway show to be provided in recent years and will have all of the shows and rides seen at the big fairs. The management of the Big-Four Fair has contracted for a number of excellent free attractions with a full program of free acts to be- given on the stage each afternoon, and evening. There are horizontal bar acts, juggling routines, feature trick and fancy riding, equillibrist acts, roller skating, and many other fine acts of showmanship for the entertainment of young and old alike. Farm and home advancement will be portrayed in the hundreds of exhibits. Calves, swine, sheep, owers, culinary, needlework, rural schools, city schools, 4-H department, farm crops, farm machinery, fruits and vegetables will all be featured in the many exhibits. Season tickets are now on sale at Douglass Pharmacy and Home Oil Company. It will pay you to buy a season ticket and save money. Piano Recital Being Presented Here Today Brown Swiss Cow In High Production Record A registered Brown Swiss cow owned by Ewald C. Brandt has recently completed a 305 day lactation record on herd test of 12522.4 pounds of milk and 564.21 pounds of butterfat on twice a day milking, according to Fred S. Idtse, secretary of the Brown Swiss Cattle Breeders' association. A report from the association also states that Mr. Brandt recently sold the bull Rachel's Junior Mike No. 86532, to Donald Lamborn of Luana. Big Four 4-H Clubs Hold Regular Meeting The Big Four 4-H club met at the Irving Deering home recently with the roll call answered by 26 members. During the business meeting it was decided that the club would purchase some silver for the 4-H stand. A motion was made that all bills be paid to members who purchased equipment for the club. A luncheon was served by Mrs. Deering after the meeting. The next meeting will be held at the Ambrose Waters home August 30. -A piano recital by the pupils of Mrs. Nora E. Jorgenson is being presented today at the studio over the Schutte Furniture Store." t Students participating in the recital are: .Gwendolyn Mork, Lucille Martins, Robert Peake, Eileen Block, Mary Martins, Madonna Gisleson. Janice Zweibohmer, Mary Louise Turner, John Backhaus, Marlene Sorenson, Glenn Peake, Gwendolyn Olson, David Schutte. Marlys Rose, DeVonne Jones, Orlando Ziegler, Judy Gregg, Nola Enyart, Phyllis Mork, Margaret Tschantz, Dianne Douglass, Nancy Roberts, Marilyn Severn, Gwen Werger, Darlene Hughes, Joe .'Thoreson, Shirley Price, Nora Peake. Delores Erickson, Jean Christofferson and Joyce Gregg. TAKE TRIP TO CANADA Ellen Gertrude Miller and Jessie Hiatt, the latter of Rockwell City, returned Thursday from an auto trip through the east and Canada. The ladies will leave within a week for Highland Park, Illinois where' they teach school. ,-. •<*...- ''. • Football Practice Started Tuesday Postville's football Pirates are making ready for another season. Advance registration shows that the squad will number 45 with 14 seniors, seven juniors, 10 sophomores and 14 freshmen. The first practice was held on Tuesday morning. A heavy practice is to be held at 9:00 each morning throughout the week with light passing and kicking drills in the afternoon. Reporting back to the squad were seven lettermen: Roger Christofferson, Dean Gunderson, John Hoth, Wayne McNally, Tennis Mork, Eugene Rima and Jack Schultz. The boys reported in at an average of fourteen pounds heavier than last season with about one-half inch increase in height. The biggest job for the coaches will be to find replacements for the 11 graduated lettermen and have them ready for their first game on September 10, when the boys meet St Mary's of Waterloo. This, year the Pirates play on eight game schedule with five of the games being played on the home field. The schedule: September 10— St Mary's (Waterloo), here. September 17 —Sumner, here. September 24—Elgin, there. • October 1 -rFayette, here. October 8—West Union, there. f October 15—Elkader, there. ' October 22—Waukon, here. October 29—Maynard, here.

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