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August 25, 1948

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 4

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Postville Herald Clifford W. DeGarmo Fred L. Martin Publishers Entered at the Postoffice. Postville. Iowa, as Second Class Matter. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $2.50 Per Year in Allamakee. Clayton. Fayette and Winneshiek Counties. Elsewhere S3.O0 Per Year. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 1SH.S- Jack Meyer was in Jackson Junction last week on a business trip. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Tomkins of Charles City spent the weekend in the Clarence Tindell home. Glen Tindell is vacationing this week from his duties at the Tindell Shoe Stove. * Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Pearson were in Winthrop Sunday visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hayes. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kluss of Marquette spent from Wednesday to j Sunday in the home of Mr. Mrs. H. J. Meyer. Mrs. Don Livingston of Fayette «pent Thursday at the J. W. Burrow home. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Floyd of -Casey and Miss Anna Petri of Adair were visitors at the Will Ev- •ennan. Ed Foesch and Gus Miller homes last week. Mr. and Mrs. John Falb were in •W «st Union attending the wedding <rf Mrs. Falb's niece. Joanne Whitney to James Rathert. The couple will make their home in Cresco. IRIS THEATRE Postville, Iowa THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 27 and 2S "PARDON MY SARONG" — with — Bud Abbott and Lou Cosiello Released in 1943. here is another one that didn't get to play here. This theatre did not play- Universal Pictures at that time.' Silly? Sure, it is drama, but Lon gets all mixed up with savages and curyacious cuties. The laughs come thick and fast. If you haven't seen this side-splitter when it first came out, then see it now. The theater at Calmar played it last Sunday and Monday nights to very good business. SUNDAY - MONDAY AUGUST 29 and 30 "THREE DARING DAUGHTERS" —with Jeanette McDonald, Jose Itarbi. Jane Powell, Edward Arnold, Harry Davenport and Ann Todd Comedy with music and good comedy. Not the slap-stick kind but the family kind. Jeanette is cast as ihe mother of three lo%'e- ly girls. She is. along with Jose Iturbi. excellent in her role. Not only does Jose tickle a mean piano but he proves himself to be a very fine actor as well. In spite of the fact that Miss McDonald is in the picture, the idea that there is a lot of high class yodeling for the main entertainment in the show is not true— far from The daring daughters are just that and they really give their mother a bad time. SUNDAY MATINEE AT 2:30 O'CLOCK P. M. fW*miiiHHinimiiirt«itniint«tiiii.«tiiintiiititnm«i TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY AUG. 31 and SEPT. 1 "THE RETURN OF RIN TIN TIN" —with Rin Tin Tin, the Third Oldsters will remember the dog. Rin Tin Tin of "silent" films. Here is that dog's grandson, and a beauty he is. Donald Woods. Bobby Blake and Peggy Blake take second honors to the acting ability of this intelligent animal. ALSO "FAST COMPANY" —with The Bowery Boys Packed with comedy and action, this group of kids, with Huntz Hall and Leo Gorcey, are very popular in most small town theaters, and Postville is no exception. Tuesday & Wednesday — we CASH NIGHTS ! Kermit James is vacationing this week from his regular managerial duties at the R. E. A. office. "' A new soda fountain was installed at the Waters' Dairy Bar last week. . Mr. and Mrs. Phil French and children of Calmar visited Friday with Mrs. E. C. Sonnkalb and Anna H. Leui.... • : Ronald Hansen of Park Ridge, Illinois was a weekend visitors in the H. J, Kramer ^lome. 1^ ;Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Harris of Kenosha, Wisconsin spent several days Inst week visiting friends and relatives in this vicinity. and Eight decks of livestock, two of cattle and six of hogs, were shipped from Postville over the Milwaukee line during the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Snell and son, Tom, of Dallas, Texas are visiting with his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fay. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Mounce of Cedar Rapids and Mr. and Mrs; Will Everman left for Roseville, California on Monday morning. Dr. H. T. Opsahl was in Davenport Saturday and Sunday attending the International Chiropractor's Association meeting held there. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. DeGarmo and Mr. and Mrs. H. F. DeGarmo visited several days last week' with their son and brother, C. W. DeGarmo. J. F. Hart is moving his electric motor business this week to his new building which is being completed . and stands adjacent to his present location. M. C. Deering was in La Crosse, Wisconsin several days last week where he underwent an operation at the hospital there. He is now recuperating at home. Mr. and Mrs. James Schlee and Catherine Joe. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Oldag, and Mary Jane and Dickey Schlee were Sunday visitors in the Reuben Baethke home in Cresco. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Paulsen and Harvey took a vacation trip thru the middle west driving into Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota. Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas. Dean Meyer took his fly spraying equipment to Luana last week> where he sprayed the Luana school house both outside and inside in preparation for the opening of school there. Dorothy and Marjorie Kerr arrived home Sunday from University Hospital at Iowa City where they are taking nurses training to spend a two weeks vacation, at the home of their parents. .-"Janice Schroeder, Dorothy Heins, Marian Schroeder, Darlene Schutte, Gretchen Gruhn and Audrey Buddenberg returned Saturday from West Lake Okoboji where they attended the Lutheran Bible camp there. Guests Sunday in the Howard Gordanier home were Mrs. Gordanier's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Dalzell and children of St. Louis. Missouri, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Eckstein and her brother and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Eckstein of Waverly. E3E EE WEEKEND SPECIALS Jack Sprat Corn Flakes, 2 packages for only 25c Jack Sprat Sliced Dried Beef, ZU oz. jar for _ 32c Jack Sprat Milk, 2 cans 29c Jack Sprat Strawberry Preserves, 16 oz. jar 48c Jack Sprat Grape Juice, pint bottle for..._ 25c Jack Sprat Pudding Powder, Jack Sprat Ice Cream Mix, Jack Sprat Gelatin Dessert, PACKAGES 1 FOR ONLY.... 49c Jack Sprat Peanut Butter, pint jar for 35c Jack Sprat Corn Beef Hash, per can only _...35c Mayflower Red Cherries, 20 ounce can for..'. 29c Jack Sprat Orange-Grapefruit Juice, 16 oz. can 10c Jack Sprat Apricots, 29 ounce can for. 35c Jack Sprat Peaches, in heavy syrup. No. 10 can - ;$1.23 Jack Sprat Pineapple Juice, 16 ounce can for 16c 4B White Cream Corn, 20 ounce can for 16c PEACHES GRAPES CANTALOUPE WATERMELON* BORDEN'S ICE CREAM SUGAR BOWL ICE CREAM Fred J. Thoma The JACK SPRAT Stan Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Koevenig were in Decorah Sunday where they attended the wedding Phyllis Erickson to Ted Green. of Archie Johnson, 'who was injured recently in a tractor accident, was returned from Iowa City hospital last Friday by the Schutte ambulance. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Behn and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kerr drove to the Wisconsin Dells last Friday. They also spent some time visiting several Holstein farms along the way. Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Beucher, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Abernethy and Dr. and Mrs. R. F. Topliff left the past-| weekend for a vacation trip to Minnesota, Canada and other points of interest along the way. Dr. _ H. T. Opsahl will spend next week in St. Louis, Missouri where he will attend the Veterans of Foreign Wars national encampment. He will leave this coming Friday and return the following Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Anderson and Christine, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Anderson and Andrew Anderson of Waukon helped celebrate "Bobby" Sebastian's birthday last Sunday with a picnic at Lull's Park in the evening. - - Mrs. Ralph Green and her mother, Mrs. H. W. Meier, were in Harmony, Minnesota last Tuesday and Wednesday attending the annual Flower Show. While there, they were the guests in the E. Hy| Sandvik home. Miss D'Elda Palas with Mrs. John Doerring and daughter, Joanne, attended a league meeting of the West Paint Creek Church at the Alvin Prestemon home Sunday .evening. The Misses Palas and Ipoerring appeared on the program. The Veterans of Foreign Wars held their regular meeting Monday evening at Memorial Hall. The unit decided at the meeting to hold the annual poppy sale on November 25 and plans are being made for that event. I Mrs. Alice Miller and Ellen Gertrude, Mrs. Anna Staadt, Pauline and Catherine, and Mrs. Gus Miller I" surprised Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Schroeder Saturday evening on their wedding anniversary. The group brought their picnic supper. Sunday dinner guests in the Jack Horgan home were Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Bush, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Abernethy and Michael, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Meyer, Mrs. Christine Meier, and Mr. and Mrs. George Meier of Mobridge, South Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. John Stroy and Dolores of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schmidt and daughters, Mrs. Margaret Welker, Mrs. Elsie Meyer and daughters and Mrs. Amelia Willman and Lorence Willman were Sunday guests in the Lester Willman home. Arlene Amundson returned Sunday from her vacation which was spent visiting Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Stewart at Terrace Bay, Ontario, Canada and Chicago friends who were vacationing at Lake Vermillion near Tower, Minnesota. She will begin her second year of teaching at Waukon next Monday. Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Walter of Springfield, Illinois came Sunday to attend the wedding of their niece. Miss Elizabeth Chamberlain to Robert W. Robinson, held at Hawkeye Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church. While here they were guests of her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. H. W, Meier. Mr. and Mrs. Neiling Thoma and Mr. and , Mrs. Curtis Abernethy drove to Chicago, Illinois last Friday where they witnessed the football classic which pitted the Chicago Cardinals against the College All Stars. They remained over Saturday and saw the Chicago Cubs defeat the Cincinnati Reds in a baseball game at Wrigley Field. At the Elevator PLACE YOUR FERTILIZER ORDERS NOW while we have a choice of High Analysis Fertilizer available. Postville, Iowa Through error, the Elmer Hoth home was listed last week as being 74x78 in measurement. The figures should have read 36x78 feet. FIRST POLIO CASE IS REPORTED IN COUNTY Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Chrlstofl'er- son spent last week in Chicago, Illinois visiting. They saw several big league ball games while there. Rev. Eldon Seamans will be "back in the pulpit at the Community Presbyterian Church Sunday after an absence of several weeks while on vacation. A large group of members and their wives attended the Kiwanis Club picnic at Lull's Park Monday evening. A picnic dinner was served at 6:30 o'clock. Mrs. D. L. Lapeyrouse, of New Orleans, Louisiana, nee Rhetta Jennewine, visited in the home of Mrs. Addie Jones last week. This was her first visit here for many years. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hoth, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kiesau of Waukon, and Durwood Schutta were vacationing along Lake Superior drives visiting points in Minnesota and Canada over the weekend. Lorenz Willman, Mrs. Amelia Willman and Mrs. Elsie Meyer returned Saturday from a ten day trip through points of interest in the west. They traveled 3,600 miles on the drive and passed through 12 states. Morton Helgerson of Odebolt, Clarence Helgerson of Waterloo, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Schlitter and Roger of Waukon and Mrs. Clara Helgerson and Emmett were entertained at dinner Sunday at Mr. and Mrs. Milton Helgerson and family at Castalia. Miss Jo Ann Wobbeking of Waterloo and Miss Marlys Westendorf of Sumner were weekend guests of Miss Marilyn Elvers, who is spending a three-week vacation at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Elvers. All three girls are students at Gates Business College in Waterloo. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Lawson of Waukon, Mrs. Lorena Sanas and son of La Crosse, Wisconsin, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Flack and daughter of Clermont, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Knapp of Marquette and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Tindell were Friday evening guests in the Glen Tindell home where they helped Mrs. Tindell celebrate her birthday. Allamakee county had its first polio ease of the year reported yesterday with the admission of John Duwe, 33. lo the hospital in Iowa City. He was taken to University Hosoital by the Schutte ambulance service. John Duwe works on the Kenneth Koth farm located northeast of Postville. His case was diagnosed as infantile . paralysis Tuesday morning and he was rushed to Iowa City. The case was not severe when reported and he had the use of both his arms and legs with only a partial paralysis setting in. The Telegraph Lines Came To Iowa In 1848, WATCH About a year ago. Kenneth Robb of Le Mars lost at watch in a field during harvest time. Recently, when the harvester was taken apart for repairs, the "works" of Mr. Robb's watch were found in the bottom of the machine. The case had disappeared, but the works still run and are as good as new. Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Allen were in Decorah Sunday attending the wedding of Phyllis Erickson to Ted Green. Mrs. Louise Schultz and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wlochal and family of West Allis, Wisconsin were in Postville last week visiting relatives and friends. The district Highway maintenance office is being painted this week in the remodeling program underway in the offices over the Postville State Bank. One hundred years ago, when telegraphic service was first introduced into Iowa, editors referred to its results as an experiment in receiving "News by Lightning." In the July 4th, 1848, issue of the Bloomington Democratic Enquirer the following editorial paragraph appeared. "By Lightning ! As the postholes for the telegraph are completed to Bloomington, we shall probably be able to give our readers 'News by Lightning' in the course of two or three weeks," In accordance with the announcement telegraphic news soon came into the Hawkeye State. On August 24, 1848, the Burlington Hawk- Eye reported that the "Telegraph was put in operation for the first time yesterday, between this place and Bloomington (now Muscatine), and we had the pleasure of conversing with our friends upstream by lightning. Next week we hope to be in communication with St. Louis and the eastern and southern cities." On August 26, 1848, the Bloomington Democratic Enquirer carried a statement captioned The First Streak. "We had the pleasure of sending our compliments, by lightning, to the Burlington 'Gazette,' on Wednesday last. The answer was returned in a few minutes." All this transpired in Iowa in less than five years after the first electro-magnetic line in the United WEDNESDAY, AUGUST ! States extended from WasW to Bultimore, a distance ot^ miles, and carried its tM J first message "What' hath i wrought?" In view of the very rcatk( , velopment in methods ol comk cation—from the prairie schoj and the Pony Express to the i trie telegraph, in a tew brief ya —it. Is not strange that the viewed this progress with w j amazement. The caption. "Sjl by Lightning" was, indeed; ap^ H. H. Douglass and daughters Ann and Dianne drove to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma this week where Ann will remain to accept a position of teaching there. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Chamberlain and Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Meier went to Hawkeye to be present at their nieces wedding Sunday afternoon which took place at the Methodist church. Mrs. Paul Waters and sons, Mrs. Margaret Stockman, Mrs. Keith Waters and son. and Mrs. Robert Schultz and daughter of Luana were in Elgin Friday helping their grandmother celebrate her 82nd birthday. Kenneth L. Elvers accompanied by his friend, Jack Van Norm, flight instructor at the Elkader Airport, flew to the home of Mr. Elvers' parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. "Elvers for Sunday dinner. Other dinner guests included Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Winkler and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Elvers and family of Elkader. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bruce and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Anderson returned Wednesday from a two weeks vacation which took them through the Black Hills and the Yellowstone Park regions. They spent some time in Finley, North Dakota where Mr. Anderson looked after his farm interests; he reports the wheat and flax crops in excellent condition. They also spent some time at Detroit Lakes, Minne sota. Herald Want Ads bring results. llllilllillllllllllllllllllllllllM YouAreProtected From All of These Hazards In A Fire Policy With Extended Coverage Endorsement HAIL Includes protection against damage to windows, roof, walls, doors, etc. A |^^^ A •••••Includes all damage caused from AlKLiKAr I aircraft (or objects falling there** • " ' • • • from) crashing on your property. EXPLOSION COVERS DAMAGE FROM EXPLOSION, large or small, occurring either inside or outside the house. SMOKE Protects your property against smoke or smudge damage due lo sudden, unusual and faulty operation of heating or cooking unit when connected to a chimney by a smoke pipe. WINDSTORM VEHICLE This coverage protects your home against all damage caused by wind storm, cyclone or tornado. Coverage includes damage caused by automobiles, trucks, or any other vehicles running into buildings on your premises. Have Your Home Fully Protected At A Very Low Cost. Turner Insurance Agency "Complete Insurance Service" Telephone No. 170-J Postville, Iowa BRIEi HAWKEYE UISTOIty Winnebago Indians in to„| In 1848 the Winnebago lm were removed from northea Iowa. A century later descend) of these Indians visited t dom Train at Sioux Cily. Iowa Wanted Farmers in On June 2D, 1857 the City Hamilton Freeman dew "The great want of this actio practical farmers, and we ktwd no legitimate calling thai *] give quicker and more protlj returns. The country is not s ing from lack of land-shartj,) tessional gentlemen, or misceDj ous speculators—what i» needs, is 'the bone and sinew'»| land—the strong handed, pracj| economical farmer who cut preciate the sterling advu- which are here presented him; turn them to the best account him give his attention to the; ing of grain, to wool growinj stock raising and his reward bo ample and certain." I We have a good stock of the highest grade house and barn paints, linseed oil, turpentine and brushes. Now is the time to buy! HARDWARE PLUMBING GET ANIMAL TOYS MAKE 'EM MOVE, JUMP, FIDGET ^ ON EACH PACKAGE KIX 2PKGS. 28c STANDBY STRAWBERRY JAM- 24 — 1-Pound Jars. 12 — 1-Pound Jars. 6 — 1-Pound Jars. LINCO BLEACH Per Gallon — Per -Vi Gallon $1M $.5.7} _45c _24c TREND WASHING POWDER, 2 boxes for only TASTY LOAF CHEESE, 2 pound box for WATERMELONS large size each at only 74c CRUSTQVlCtl SALE PRICE Regular Price 2 FOR - ~ A

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