Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on August 25, 1948 · Page 2
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August 25, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 2

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FACE TWO. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE. IOWA WEDNESDAY, AUQp 8T M , We Buy-We Sell Shelled Corn - Ear Corn Soybeans - Oats We Deliver Truck Lots of Grain Noel Brockway WEST UNION, IOWA 318 South Vine Phone 363 Postville Lumber Co. none 196 Postville, Iowa RALPH SLADE — and his — ORCHESTRA Saturday, Aug. 28 MUSIC WITH A SMILE GEORGE WINSLOW — and his — ORCHESTRA This smooth, danceable band jast finished a loos' engagement at the famous Trianon in Chicago—Broadcasting nightlv over Station WGN. SEE AND HEAR HIM IN PERSON Tuesday, Aug. 31 LAKESIDE Guttenberg, Iowa COOKER Than ore two PKISTO rood«i«. MOOEL '40" (HIu»- Ireted) a cast from fin tit quality Smolloy. MOOEl '60T a pressed from finest qualify aluminum. PRESTO Cooking cuts cooking time to minutes. Preserves garden-fresh colors and flavors. Prevents intermingling of flavors and escape of cooking odors. Saves vitamins and minerals. More nourishment for the entire family. Saves money by saving fuel costs, reducing meat shrinkage, and by making less costly cuts of meat deliriously tender. Keeps kitchens cooler, cleaner. Fewer pans to wash. PRESTO canning is safer, quicker, more economical, too. HOTH BROS. Hardware, Heating and Plumbing Postville, Iowa COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS An adjourned special meeting of the Town Council of Postville. Iowa, was held in the Council Rooms. Memorial Hall, at 8 o'clock P. M. on August 16. 1948. with Mayor M. C. Decring presiding. All the councilmen were present. The Council gave further consideration to the bids submitted for the construction of the extension and improvement to the Town's waterworks plant, which were submitted on August 3, 1948. After full discussion of the matter, and consideration of the Engineer's analysis of bids and recommendations in connection therewith, the following resolution on motion duly made and seconded was introduced: RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE AWARD OF CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENT AND EXTENSION OF THE WATERWORKS PLANT OF THE TOWN OF POSTVnAE, IOWA WHEREAS, pursuant to notice published in the manner and form required by law. bids and proposals were received by the Town Council of Postville. Iowa, on the 3rd day of August. 1948. for the construction, improvement and extension of the waterworks plant of said Town, in accordance with plans and specifications theretofore prepared by Marr. Green & Opper. Engineers, Chicago. Illinois, and filed with the Town Clerk on the 24th day of June, 1948. WHEREAS, all of said bids and proposals have been carefully considered and it is necessary and advisable that provisions be made for the award of contract for the construction of waterworks plant project: NOW. THEREFORE. BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Postville. Iowa, as follows: Section 1. That it is hereby found, determined, and declared that the bid of General Filter Company, Ames. Iowa in amount of $37,029.00 for the construction of improvement and extension of the waterworks plant of the Town of Postville, Iowa, in accordance with the Plans and Specifications referred to in the preamble hereof, is for the best interests of the Town of Postville. Iowa, and the same is hereby accepted. Section 2. That the Mayor and Town Clerk are hereby authorized to execute contract for and on behalf of the Town of Postville. Iowa, with said contractor for said project in the amount hereinabove stated and to affix the corporate seal of said Town to said contract, said contract to be in the form provided in the plans and specifications referred to in the preamble hereof. Section 3. That all resolutions or orders or parts thereof to the extent same may be in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Passed and approved: August 16, 1948 4 M. C. DEERING, Mayor. ATTEST: JOSEPH B. STEELE, Town Clerk. On call of the roll, the vote on the above resolution was as follows: Ayes. Ruckdaschel. Miller, Gregg. Olson and Overland. Nays: None. The Mavor thereupon declared the resolution duly adopted. On motion dulv made and seconded the following resolution was introduced: RESOLUTION APPROVING PLANS. SPECIFICATIONS AND FORM OF CONTRACT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENT AND EXTENSION OF THE WATERWORKS PLANT OF THf: TOWN OF POSTVILLE, IOWA. WHEREAS, notice of hearing on proposed plans and specifications and form of contract for the construction of improvement and extension of the waterworks plant of the Town of Postville. Iowa, was duly published in the manner and form required by law: and WHEREAS, no petition or objection to said plans, specifications and form of contract have been filed or made by any interested party: NOW. THEREFORE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Postville. Iowa, as follows: Section 1. That the plans, specifications and form of contract referred to in the preamble hereof be and the same are hereby approved. Section 2. That all resolutions or orders or parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. Passed and approved this 16th day of August. 1948. M. C. DEERING, Mayorr ATTEST: JOSEPH B. STEELE. Town Clerk. On call of the roll, the vote on the, above resolution was as follows: Ayes, Ruckdaschel. Miller. Gregg, Olson and Overland. Nays: None. The Mayor thereupon declared the resolution duly adopted. On motion, the Clerk was instructed to return bid checks to various bidders. On motion, the Clerk was instructed to give written notice of award of contract to Genera] Filter Company, Ames, Iowa. On motion, the meeting adjourned. JOSEPH B. STEELE, Town Clerk. M. C. DEERING, Mayor. WANTED - Old Horses WILL PAY $3.00 per cwt. - - for - OLD HORSES FOR FOX FARM WILL PICK UP ANYWHERE! ELMER KLINGE Telephone No. 44 Luana, Iowa • State News Letter— (Continued from page 1) and needs only 1.000 signatures on the petition to be assured of a place on the ballot. New Curve Signs? Iowa may have reflectorized maximum safe speed markers on highway curves—but not until next year. The highway commission has authorized the installation of the signs, which are used in many states, but as yet there has been no actual start on the program. The signs would show the speetl at which a curve could be safely negotiated. The commission hopes to complete marking approximately 2,000 miles of no passing zones on principal Iowa highways this summer. When that work is done, white center-lines will be painted on about 500 miles of bituminous surfaced highways which have not had centerline markings. Fund Surplus The employment security commission reports that during the past 10 years a reserve of 80 million dollars has accumulated in the unemployment insurance fund. Since 1937, Iowa employers have paid out $27,637,659 to unemployed workers while paying in more than 107 million dollars. Under Iowa law employers pay a tax on payrolls of firms employing eight or more persons. The employee does not contribute to the job insurance ffund. Employment has remained at a high level since.the end of the war, accounting for the surplus in funds. Half Million In Refunds State tax commission records show that Iowa governmental units entitled to sales and use tax refunds probably will receive more than $500,000 this fiscal year. However, many state units are not interested in refunds, apparently, and have not requested rebates. The state highway commission is an exception.' It is estimated that the highway commission probably will be eligible for refund of more than $100,000. The 1947 general assembly passed legisilation making governmental sub-divisions and agencies eligible for sales and use tax refunds on materials purchased for state use. Since the act became effective July 1, 1947, a total of $369,716 has been refunded, according to tax commission records. Another Tax Record The Iowa Dairy Industry commission reports that collection of the butterfnt tax to promote the sale of butter may reach a new all- time high this year. The one-cent- a-pound tax collected during the first 15 days of June, plus voluntary payment of the tax the last half of the month will total $140,000. The former record was $135,000 set last year. Herald Want Ads bring results. FARM KERNELS. Iowa's farm population has gone down steadily since 1900. The population of the counties in the enshgrnin area, however, has increased. Corn grown on "poor" land can give just as good feedlot gains as that grown on "rich" land—when fed along with a balanced ration of protein and other supplements, tests at Iowa State College show. * * * • . The nation's milk (low for the remainder of the year may fall somewhat below last year. * « * * * Fall legume seedlings may be a total loss if grasshoppers aren't killed before they get a chance to feast upon the new seedlings. * * . « . Corn prices today ate high compared with other grains and wheat millfeeds. Farmers will find it pays to use a maximum of low-cost feeds in balancing their rations. IPI!»IIII11|]||!III1IIII!IIIIIIIJIIIIIII]|IIIIIIII1IIIII1IIIIIIIIIIIIIII1III1II1IIIIII1III« Back to College?? Let us place "all risk" insurance on your son's or daughter's belongings—clothes, cam-, eras, musical instruments, or anything else— covers against fire, auto accident, theft, and all other causes of loss, no matter where located. Preston Carr, Insurance Telephone No. 157 Monona, Iowa PLANT WITH CONFIDENT WHEN YOU PLANT CW **ik\ f Louis Benjegerdes Phone 23-F-616 Postville YOUR FUNK G HYBRID DEALER USED CAR VALUE! 1949 Ford—Loaded! 1947 Ford—A honey! 1947 Plymouth Special Deluxe 4-Door. 1946 Chevrolet Stylemaster 4-Door. 1941 Ford Coupe with Box. 1940 Oldsmobile 2-Door—New motor. 1940 Ford Panel—Ton. 1938 Plymouth. 1936 Ford. 1934 Chevrolet—Runs good. 1930 Model A—Very good buy! 1946 Chevrolet Truck with rack, hoist and and everything. Like new! 1945 Studebaker T. Pickup. 1940 Ford Truck. 1944 Model B John Deere Tractor with Cultivator. WILLMAN MOTOR Telephone No. 293 POSTVILLE, IOWA! "THE FAIR THAT'S DIFFERENT" BIG-FOUR FAIR Postville, Iowa September 3-4-5-6 Friday ENTRY DAY FAIR STARTS AT 6:00 p.m. FULL PROGRAM OF FREE ACTS ON STAGE The Postville Band of 60 pieces is the official band of the Fair. They will play Friday Night. DANCE AT NIGHT TOM OWEN AND HIS COWBOYS Saturday JUDGING IN AFTERNOON 1:00 p.m. Baseball Game Castalia vs. Postville 3:00 p.m. —Free Attractions on the Stage. 7:30 p.m.—Band Concert. 8:00 p.m.—Free Acts on Stage DANCE AT NIGHT TOM OWEN AND HIS COWBOYS Sunday 1:00 p.m. Baseball Game Farmersburg vs. Postville 3:00 p.m.—A great array of Free Vaudeville on the stage. 8:00 p.m.—Free Acts on Stage NO DANCE ON SUNDAY EVENING. Grand Array of FREE Attractions The management of the Big • Four Fair was fortunate to have had, the opportunity to choose such fine acts for your entertainment this year. Monday 1:00 p.m. Baseball Game| West Union vs. Monona (These two teams are now leading their league,) 1:00 p.m.—Baby Beef Sale. 3:00 p.m.—Free Acts on stage. 4:30 p.m.—Baked Goods Sale. 8:00 p.m.—Free Acts on Stage] DANCE AT NIGHT RAY ALTO AND HIS COWBOYS KENNY BROS, and DORK it 11 bar acts in the show 'SKTIIP* ^ ant to see one of the best horizontal] w Business, you won't want to miss this great troupe.

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