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May 7, 1936

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 5

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THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1930. Dlolsch orders fruit and shade trees. «r E. Durno of this city has a fine He garden patch in the rear of his rticr shop from which he has boon ling radishes and lettuce for the past , 0 weeks, and he also has cabbage \ jomalo plants that are now ready [transplant. That Hie railroads take more niier- l in providing convenience for the n-eling public than they used to is fenced up at the Milwaukee sta- ,„ in this city, where Agent Searla s recently had the ladies' toilet ally repainted and put in flrslcluss ndition- A good indication of the fact that ere is locally less unemployment [an in recent years is that it is now most impossible to employ anybody { S pade a garden. Some of those L formerly did this kind of work vc found employment at higher ,g M and at less arduous labor. Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Hounds were sitors Sunday in the home of Mr. i Mrs. Bernard Waters in Grand :adow township, and Frank induced •rnard to lend him a few angle- jrms and a fishpole and tried a bit fishing in Bob's Creek, which Mr. mnds informs us was mostly wasted orl, but he enjoyed it just the same. Mrs. Jennie Orr Leui ' of Postville bs among those who received hon- jable mention in the fourth district Jfision of the poetry contest collided by the Iowa Federation of •omen's Clubs according to results It released. Dr. Clarence Edwin W pastor of the First M. E. church fllason City was the first place win- |l!r. and Mrs. Harvey Overine, who jtjilly came here from Cedar Rap- I, are now located nicely on the first lor at the Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Thoma Ime. Mr. Overine is the new auto Jchanic at the Falb & Son garage in |s city, succeeding his brother, Tru- i Overine, who recently retired on fount of poor health, and is now in iospital at Rochester, Minn, [he tenderest sympathy of many stville friends is with the family of L. Peterson of this city, where the •oved wife and mother, who has Jen a patient sufferer for many inths with physical afflictions, lies Itically ill and the gravest fears are Sertained as to the final outcome. Ie members of the family have all fen summoned to her bedside, jpc Milwaukee railway has the lo- j yards pretty well filled with created railway ties just at present, but Bent Searls informs us that pretty gin a crew of ninety men, now work• on the Elkader branch, will be jre to replace all old ties with these • new ones and thus make ready ; higher speed and heavier trains •travel this way with perfect safety. Representatives from Farmersburg. Jader, St. Lucas, Monona and Cal- attended the baseball meeting at Bnona Thursday evening for the pppse of organizing a Northeast Iowa Jgue. Five teams signed up and it {[expected either Postville or Me- Jegnr will join the league. J. J. Jyek of .Monona was elected presi- jfit of the organization.—Decorah Sirnal. Jlr. and Mrs. Mart Winger of Frank- fle will leave for Maquoketa the per part of next week, where Mr. aiger has accepted a position in a {cheese factory which will soon be Jjd .v for business. For the past sev- j |l years Mr. Winger has been the jesemaker in the Frankville cheese Jtory and for a number of years jfor to that was located at Rossville. (Vaukon Democrat. Calhryn Beuchcr and Eleanor Gallay of Coe College, Cedar Rapids, jfre Postville visitors last Thursday. i being the school's annual "think |." The former was accompanied • by Prof. Andrews of the speeeli „ English departments and Miss Sfothy Faris. Miss Beuchcr was re- Mv elected president of the Coe |lege chapter of Zeta Phi Eta. na- pal speecii fraternity. Jie Vested Choir from Columbia Siege. Dubuque, passed through Stville i >arly Monday forenoon on |K way to Waukon to participate in J funeral services of Father Smart. m> was formerly the president of gpmbia. Charles Sonnkalb of this I is one of the chanters in this choir I the bus stopped here for a few ptes to permit him to greet his pts. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sonnkalb. Jiss Betty Shaw, who for the past |cn years has been one of the faith- land accommodating girls at the ners telephone central in Post|e, resigned her position last Sat| a 3'. On Monday Mr. and Mrs. Geo. fHcin. with whom she has made her |>e while here, took her to Albert |> Minn., from where she went to J home in Heron Lake, Minn. She Sects later to go to California to |t her sister, Mrs. Amy Neff, and if I finds employment will probably fee Los Angeles her home. Betty's |e in the central exchange iiere is | n by Miss Hazel Ewing of this Jpy Putnam of the Castalia locality |»rsing a pretty sore hand just at t 01 " as the result of puncturing I palm of his right hand with a |y nail while housecleaning at the fken coop on his farm last Satur- As we learn it Ray v,'asendeav- Ifi to toss one of the perches in the 7 out through the small door the •tens make use of to get in and out P e coop, and in making the toss of I Perch toward the aperature his JP came in contact with a bent nail |he end of the perch pole, and it I him a right savage jab, which is ^ittle inconvenience at this busy |?n on the farm. Postville Folks Back From California Trip On Friday evening last at just about the supper hour Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Webb and Mrs. James Gregg arrived safely in Postville after having spent the winter months at Long Beach, California, where they escaped the rigors of a real Iowa winter and have had a most delightful time meeting and greeting the many old Postville friends now resident there. They are, however, glad to be back in the old home town and their many friends here are equally glad to welcome them back and find them looking so well. In a brief conversation with Hermie on Monday he informed us that most of the people in that section are out boosting the Townsend old age pension plan. Concerning some of the former Postville folks he says Mrs. M. L. Alward is feeling fairly well when you consider her age, as she will be 95 years old in July of this year; Mrs. A. E. Cornell seems to be getting along nicely since her recent serious operation; J. T. Parker is quite poorly, as is also E. T. Courson; Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Eaton and family are all going strong; Mrs. James A. Parker and Mrs. Velma Shepherd also able to get out to the Iowa and Postville picnics and enjoy meeting their friends. Mrs. Mate Wclzel and Miss Olive Orr are also due to arrive here this week according to plans previously announced. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA. PAGE FIVE. FRED McMARTIN PASSES IN CANADIAN HOSPITAL Orin and Ed Gordon of this city are in receipt of a letter telling of the passing in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Canada, on April 7th, of Alfred John McMartin. following a protracted period of failing health. Fred McMartin was well known in Postville. having lived with the Gordon families on Henderson Prairie for a number of years, leaving here a few years ago to make his home with relatives in Canada. IOWA HEALTH ASSOCIATION HONORS LOCAL PHYSICIAN Des Moines (UP)—Dr. F. W. Kiesau of Postville was elected president of the Iowa Public Health Association at its annual convention here. Miss Bess Cunningham. Oskaloosa, was named lirst vice president of the association; the Rev. J. S. Diedrick of Waterloo was chosen second vice| president, and Dr. Carl Jordan of the j state department of health was reelected secretary. Henry Garms Passes ' Away at Ridgeway Funeral services for Henry Adam Garms, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Louis Biel, near Ridgeway, on Tuesday evening, April 28, were held at the Winneshiek Burial Association Funeral Home in Decorah on Saturday afternoon, May 2nd. Interment was made in the Postville cemetery. Henry Adam Garms, the oldest son of John and Katherine Schultz Garms, was born at Garnaviilo, Iowa, August 24, 1856. At the age of 14 years he was confirmed by Rev. Siefert. In 1880 he was united in marriage to Miss Minnie Senholz by Rev. Knee. After living five years on a farm south of Luana, Mr. and Mrs. Garms moved to Postville, where Mr. Garms worked at the carpenter trade for 20 years. The couple then moved to Charles City, where they lived for 19 years before coming to Ridgeway, where the deceased lived until his death on Tuesday, April 28, 1936. He is survived by his widow, four children, Mrs. Louis Biel of Ridgeway; Levi and Harold of Cleveland, Ohio; and Eli of Aurora, Illinois; one brother, John, of Monona; and two sisters, Mrs. William Doerring and Mrs. Mary Knuth, both of Luana; four grandchildren and one great­ grandchild. Henry Garms was known to us all as an honest, upright and industrious man; a good husband, father and citizen, and all who knew this genial, friendly gentleman will learn of his passing with sorrow, and will extend their tenderest sympathy to all those bound to him by closer ties. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Salzgeber, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Thoma, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Senholz, all of this city, attended the funeral. TO ICE PATRONS I have my ice house full of pure spring-water ice you can use fur all purposes, so why take chances on river ice. where you get (he germs from the washings of sewers, toilets and barnyards in your refrigerators and foods. It costs no more to use clean ice. W. L. STOCKMAN. Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Rounds of Calmar were Sunday visitors here in the W. L. Meyer and F. D. Rounds homes. Col. Smith W, Brookhart of Washington. Iowa, former United States senator from this state, and a candidate for that office on the republican ticket at the June primaries, was a Postville visitor Tuesday calling on a number of his friends and acquaintances. The ex-senator was on his way to Decorah to attend a meeting of farmers which was held there that evening. Levi and Harold Garms of Cleveland. Ohio, am) Eli Garms of Aurora. Illinois, who had been called here to attend the funeral of their father. Henry Garms. were Postville visitors last Saturday evening, and had it not been for the sorry mission on which they had been called here, they would have had a delightful time meeting and greeting their old friends. These boys all are holding down excellent positions. They left on Sunday morning for their respective homes. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard W. Casten. John Casten, Sr.. and Mrs. Aug. Baltz were called to St. Paul, Minn., Monday to attend the funeral of August Knodt. Jr.. aged 47. who had passed away at his home there following a brief illness. The deceased is survived by the widow and five children. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Knodt, former residents of this community, and was born while the family lived at Hartford, S. D. Mr. Knodt. Sr., at one time was a wagon maker in Postville, passing on five years ago at St. Paul. Wm. Baltz Celebrates Birthday Anniversary The hospitable farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. F. Baltz of Grand Meadow township was the scene of a large and happy gathering of relatives and friends on Sunday evening last in honor of Mr. Baltz's fifty- fourth birthday anniversary. The first number on the program was one of those sumptuous chicken dinners for which this home is justly famous, and after the inner wants of the guests had been more than amply cared for the evening hours were passed pleasantly at cards until a late hour, when the guests repaired to their several homes wishing for Will many more happy returns of his natal day. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Haltmeyer. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Baltz. Mr. and Mrs. August Baltz, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Casten, Mr. and Mrs, Henry Heusman, and their families. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Folsom. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Oldag. Mr. and Mrs. Elzer Schierholz. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Miller, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Gregg, Mrs. Sophia Meyer, Mrs. Clara Gordon and Mrs. Helen Moon. R. M. Uhl, republican candidate for attorney general, was a Postville visitor Wednesday forenoon. {Wallowed to multiply .Sfr V ih S steal HOfort of everyWO 0 - 2 poultry income AVEHARIUS, A Douglass Pharmacy "Where Quality Counts" POSTVILLE, IOWA Luhman & Sanders' Grocery Specials: MAY 7, 8 and 9 Keliable Seeds, 3 pk. 10c N. D. Earlv Ohio Seed Potatoes, 100 lbs.__2.49 Peaberry Coffee, our leader, lb. 16c; 3 lbs. 45c Peanut Butter, lge._19e Puffed Wheat 9c White Onions, new, 6 pounds 25c Sunkist Oranges dozen 25c - 35c New Cabbage, lb 5c Fey. Winesap Apples, per pound 6c Pineapple, SI. or Gr. 9c Van Camp Beans, 5 cans for 25c Large, 3 cans 25c Early June Peas, 2 cans 15c Corn, 3 No. 2 cans__25c Libby's Kraut, No. 2y 2 can 9c Brooms 25c to 69c Navy Beans, 5 lbs—19c "Gallon" Prunes ___26c "Gallon" Apricots —45c G. B. Corn, No. 2 can_9c Bruce Chick Mash 2.35 Bruce Nocorn Feed 2.50 Oatmeal, 100 lbs. 2.50 Oyster Brand Shells 59c Block Salt ___39c Stock Salt, 100 lbs .__69c Mother Hubbard. Flour 49 lb. bag ____2.00 Mothers Best Flour 1.79' C&H Cane Sugar, 10 lbs. 50c Town Council Meets In Regular Session Regular meeting of the Town Council of the Incorporated Town of Postville, Iowa, held on Friday evening, May 1st, 1938. Present: Gustav Dietsch, Mayor; C. C. Sander, H. D. Cole, Earl Abernethy, J. A. Schroeder and C. F. Reincke, Councilmen. Mimites of last regular and intervening meetings read and on motion accepted. Monthly reports of E. J. Lennon, Marshal; Wm. H. Hein, Street Commissioner; H. A. Lange, Water Works Superintendent; Ed Nelson, Sewer Superintendent; and L. O. Beucher, Treasurer, read, an on motion accepted. The following bills of account were allowed and ordered paid: General Fund Postville Herald, printing $ 50.52 E. P. Durno, rent 130.00 A. C. Webster, salary and postage 25.40 J. L. Gregg, merchandise 8.98 Ed Nelson, labor 1.50 Home Oil Co., oil 9.65 E. J. Lennon, salary $87.50, transients 41 cents 87.91 Iowa Mutual Liability Co., liability insurance 42.02 Louie Schultz, labor 1.00 Henry Mohs, labor 2.00 W. H. Hein, poll tax 6.00 Geo. Bursell, labor 6.80 Water Works Fund H. A. Lange, salary $ 45.00 L. A. Bellows, salary 50.00 E. P. Durno, merchandise 32.74 J. L. Gregg & Co, merchandise 12.50 Farmers Store, coal 10.67 National Aluminate Corporation, x k drum aluminate 34.23 Neptune Meter Co., repairs 1.76 Marblehead Lime Co., lime 114.60 Interstate Power Co., power 78.18 Interstate Power Co., light 1.79 Sewer Fund Ed Nelson, labor. $ 25.18 W. H. Weighner, labor 1.95 Fritz Schara, labor 4.20 Fire Fund Hall Roberts' Son, seed for park $ 3.77 Home Oil Co., oil 3.44 Light Fund Interstate Power Co., light for streets ? 132.60 Grading and Dragging Fund Harper Brush Co., merchandise $ 4.49 Brad Seybert, labor 15.50 W. H. Hein, sand 107.70 Councilman C. C. Sander introduced and read the following amendment to Ordinance No. 224 and moved its adoption. Seconded by Councilman C. F. Reincke. Motion carried. AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 224 Be it ordained by the Town Council of the Incorporated Town of Postville, Iowa. That Section 14 of Ordinance No. 224 be amended by adding as Section 14-A the following: Section 14-A. Establishing as a School Zone the distance of 225 feet West of Boody Street and 225 feet East of Ogden Street, all on Tilden Street, and 225 feet West of Boody Street and 225 East of Ogden Street, all on Post Street. All cars shall come to a full stop at stop signs between the hours of 8:30 a. m. to 9:15 a. m.; 11:45 a. m. to 1:15 p. m., and 3:45 p. m. to 4:15 p. m. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication as provided by law. Passed and approved this 1st day of May, 1936. GUSTAV DIETSCH, Mayor. Attest: A. C. WEBSTER, Town Clerk. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Ronnfeldt and family motored over to Postville Sunday and visited with the latter's folks, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dundee and family.—Lansing Journal. Sell it through .« Herald Want Ad! The outstanding results reported by an ever increasing number o f feeders prove the unchallenged superiority of BRUCE'S GREEN MILL MASHES You can't lose with BRUCE'S GREEN MILL MASHES. They are made of the finest ingredients, properly blended and balanced, and furnish all the necessary vitamins, proteins, and minerals in the right proportions. And—it costs less to feed— BRUCE'S GREEN MILL MASHES —that's why you should stop in to see us today. 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