Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on October 6, 1948 · Page 2
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 2

Postville, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 6, 1948
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PAGE TWO. LEO — and his — PIONEERS Old Time and Modern Music SAT., OCTOBER 9 LAKESIDE Guttenberg, Iowa '•Where The World's Finest Bands Entertain" LENSING'S "BETTER" USED CARS MORE CASH FOR YOUR CAR— —MORE CAR FOR YOUR CASH SEE LENSING'S FIRST BEFORE YOU BUY OR SELL We'U pay you top money for your car if it's clean and in perfect condition. We have on hand a nice selection of clean late model Fords and Chevrolets. 'also some very clean •37 to '40 cars. Our prices are right. We will absolutely not be undersold by anyone. See for yourself. Stop in today. Check our prices. JEROME H. LENSING FESTINA. IOWA Want Ads Get Results. DANCE Saturday, Oct 9 AMBY MEYER and his • ORCHESTRA ALL MODERN Your All-Time Favorite TUES., OCT. 12 Bennett - Greten — and their — Orchestra Always Good Music New Legion Club North of Decorah on Highway »2 8&0OO0O CASH CONTEST sponsored by GAT'S PAW rubber heels and soles TINDELL SHOE STORE r ROY ELLIS SOLDIEKS BONUS S. F. 491 AN ACT authorizing the state of Iowa to become indebted in the amount of eighty-five million dollars ($85 ,000,000) and providing for the issue and sale of bonds of said state in evidence thereof, to procure funds for and pay service compensation to persons who served in the armed forces of the United States at any time between the sixteenth day of September, 1940, and the second day of September, 1945, both inclusive or their successors in interest, providing for a board to administer such pajTnents, providing for additional compensation to persons under disability, providing for the imposition, levy and collection of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the principal and interest on said bonds, and providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; providing for the appli cation of any surplus to the retire ment of the indebtedness herein created; and providing for submis sion of this act to the people to be voted upon at the general election to be held in the year 1948. Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa: Section 1. The state of Iowa is hereby authorized to become indebted in the amount of eighty-five million dollars ($85,000,000) and in evidence thereof there shall be issued and sold negotiable coupon bonds of said state as hereinafter provided, and the proceeds thereof shall be paid into the treasury of the state to be expended for the payment of service compensation to the persons defined in section four (4) of this act, or for the benefit of such persons as prescribed by sec tion four (4) and ten -(10) of this act. and for expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of this act Sec 2 The treasurer of the state is hereby directed to cause to be prepared negotiable coupon bonds of this state in the amount of eighty-five million dollars (85.000, 000). such bonds to bear interest at the rate of not to exceed two and one-half percent (2H%) per annum which interest shall be paid semiannually. Such bonds shall be issued so that said indebtedness shall be payable in twenty (20) equal annual installments, the last of which shall be within twenty (20) years from the date of issue, bonds to be callable in numerical order on six (6) months notice at one hundred one and one-half percent (101H%) of the par value. Said bonds shall be signed by the governor under the great seal of said state, attested by the secretary of state and countersigned by the treasurer of state, and the full faith, credit and resources of the state of Iowa shall be pledged for the payment thereof. The interest coupons attached to said bonds shall bear the lithographed facsimile signature of said officials. The treasurer of state shall sell said bonds to obtain funds to carry out the provisions of this act, and to make the payments hereinafter provided. Such bonds shall be sold at not less than the par value thereof and accrued interest thereon to the highest and most responsible bidder after advertising for a period of twenty consecutive days, Sundays excepted, in at least two daily newspapers printed in the state of Iowa. Advertisements of sale shall recite that the treasurer of state, in his discretion, may reject any or all bids received and, in such event, he shall readvertise for bids in the form and manner above described as many times as in his judgment may be necessary to effect a satisfactory sale. If any of said bonds are not presented for payment within ten (10) years after maturity they shall be barred. Sec. 3. The proceeds of such bonds so paid into the treasury of state shall constitute a service compensation fund and shall be distri buted to the persons entitled thereto as hereinafter prescribed. Said eighty-five million dollars ($85,000 000) is hereby appropriated out of said service compensation fund for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act Sec. 4. Every person, male or female, who served on active duty, in the armed forces of the United States, at any time between September 16, 1940, and September 2, 1945. both dates inclusive, and who at the time of entering into such service was a legal resident of the state of Iowa, and who had maintained such residence for a period of at least six (6) months immediately prior thereto, and was honorably separated or discharged from such service, or is still in active service in an honorable status, or has been retired, or has been furloughed to a reserve, or has been placed on inactive status, shall be entitled to receive from the service compensation fund ten dollars ($10.00) for each month that such person was in active domestic service and twelve and one-half dollars ($12.50) for each month that such person was in active foreign service, all prior \o December 31, 1946, not to exceed a total sum of five hun dred dollars ($500.00), provided that such person served for a period of not less than one hundred twenty (120) days prior to December 31 1946. Compensation for a fraction of a month shall not be considered unless it be sixteen days or more in which event it shall be computed as a full month. No person shall be entitled to such compensation who received a bonus or compensation of like nature, as provided in this act, from another state. No person shall be entitled to such compensation THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA NEW INTERSTATE PLANT AT LANSING The Interstate Power Company's $3,000,00 steam electric generating plant, located near Lansing, Iowa on the Mississippi River, has recently been put in operation. This plant will assure an ample supply of electricity for all customers of the company in this area, officials of the utility announced. PUREBRED Scotch Shorthorn Sale Wednesday, Oct 13,1948 at Whitford Farm, 1 mile west of Volga, lows Cattle from herds of FBED BOTHLISBEKGER & SON, Elgin, Iowa S. S. DAVIS & SON, Wadena, Iowa H. E. WHITFORD Ss SONS, Volga, Iowa 42 COWS AND HEIFERS Many of the cows with calves at side. 12 CHOICE BULLS 15 CLUB CALVES to be sold at opening' of sale, at 12:30 o'clock. Dinner Served by Ladies of Church. Auctioneer: J. E. Halsey, Des Moines, Iowa, Send For Catalog- to: H. E. WHITFOBD, Volga. Iowa who being in the service of the armed forces of the United States, subsequent to September 16, 1940, refused on conscientious, political, religious, or other grounds to subject himself or herself to military discipline. Service in the merchant marine shall not be considered for the purpose of this act The surviving unremarried widow or widower, child or children, stepchild or stepchildren, mother, father, or person standing in loco parentis, in the order named and none other, of any deceased person, shall be paid the compensation that such deceased person would be entitled to under this act, if living; but if any person has heretofore died or shall hereafter die, from service conected causes incurred between September 16, 1940, and December 31, 1946, the first of survivors as hereinbefore designated and in the order named, shall be paid five hundred dollars ($500.00) regardless of the length of such service Sec. 5. Active duty in the armed forces of the United States shall include all time for which credit is received in the computation of terminal leave, including such leave time as provided for by federal statutes, including Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, and attendance at an armed forces school including such schools conducted at a college, university, or similar institution of learning, but shall exclude time pursuing a course of instruction in a college, university, or other institution of learning as a duly enrolled student Sec. 6. There is hereby created a board to be known as the World War II Service Compensation Board" to consist of the state auditor, state treasurer, the adjutant general and two veterans of World War II, which two veterans shall be appointed by the governor and serve at his pleasure. The World War II members of the board shall receive compensation of ten dollars ($10.00) a day and actual expenses for each day of actual service in the administration of the provisions of this act. The board shall maintain its office at the seat of government in Des Moines, Iowa. Sac. 7. Duties. It shall be the duty of the said board to administer the provisions of this act, to examine all applications and approve or disapprove the same and make any investigation necessary to establish facts. In the event an application is disapproved by the board, the claimant shall have the right to appeal to the district court of the state of Iowa in and for the counrj' of his legal residence within a period of thirty days from date of mailing by registered mail of notice of such disapproval. The appeal shall be perfected by filing in the office of the board, a written notice of appeal setting forth the order of finding appealed from and the grounds of the appeal. Within thirty (30) days after the filing of such notice of appeal the board shall make, certify and file in the office of the clerk of the district court to which the appeal is taken, a full and complete transcript of all documents _ in the proceeding, including any depositions, a transcript or certification of the evidence, if reported, including the notice of appeal. The clerk shall forthwith docket. such appeal. The appeal shall be heard in such district court as in equity de novo. Appeal may be taken to the Supreme court from any final order or judgment or de- I cree of the district court. When any application has been approved by the board, payment shall be made to the applicant in accordance with the provisions of this act. It shall be the duty of the board to prepare vouchers and transmit the same to the state comptroller in payment of the bonus claims provided for herein and other necessary administra tive expenses; said state comptroller shall issue a warrant for-the amount stated therein and the state treasurer shall pay such warrants out of said bonus fund. The board is hereby empowered to employ such assistants and incur such other expenses as may be necessary for such administration and carrying out of the provisions of this act, and the funds necessary for such administration and carrying out the provisions of this act shall be expended from said compensation fund; such assistants as said board may determine shall give bond in such amount as may be fixed by said board, and shall, whenever practicable, be persons whithin the classes as denned in section four (4) of this act. The board is hereby empowered to make, adopt and promulgate such rules and regulations for the carrying out of the provisions of this act as it deems necessary and expedient and which are not inconsistent with any provisions of this act. Sec. 8. Before receiving any compensation under the provisions of this act the claimant, or his successor in interest, shall file with the service compensation board, application on forms provided by said board; such application must be so filed on or before December 31, 1950. Such application shall state facts sufficient to establish the status of such applicant within a class as defined in section Sour (4) of this act, and shall be duly verified. Sec. 9. Whoever knowingly makes a false statement, oral or written, relating to a material fact in supporting a claim under the provisions of this act, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or be imprisoned for not more than one year, or both, and shall forfeit all benefits he or she might have been entitled to under this act Sec. 10. • After payment of all of the above claims and expenses of administration of the board herein created, all funds up to and including three million dollars ($3,000.000) remaining in the hands of World War II service compensation board shall constitute an additional compensation fund to be administered by the said board for the amelioration of the condition of residents of this state within the classes defined in section four (4) of this act who suffer from disability. The cost of the administration of such additional compensation fund shall be paid from such fund. After the payment of all said claims and expenses of administration of the board herein created all funds remaining in the hands of World War II service compensation board in excess of three million dollars ($3,000,000) shall revert to and become a part of the permanent school fund of the state. Sec. 11. All payments and allowances made under this act shall be exempt from taxation and from levy and sale on execution and all bonds issued hereunder shall be exempt from taxation. i Sec. 12. To provide for the payment of the principal of said bonds' so issued and sold and the interest thereon as the same become due and mature, there is hereby imposed and levied upon all of the taxable property within the state of Iowa in addition to all other taxes, a direct annual tax for each of the years said bonds are outstanding sufficient in amount for the payment of principal of said bonds as it shall become due, and sufficient in amount to produce additional sums as may be needed to pay the interest on said bonds each year for twenty (20) years. The treasurer of the state shall annually certify to the state tax commission prior to the time for levy of general state taxes the amount of money required to be raised to pay the principal and interest on such bonds maturing in the ensuing year, and said state tax commission shall annually fix the rate percentum necessary to be levied and assessed upon the valuation of the taxable property within this state to produce funds sufficient to pay the principal of and interest upon such bounds as the same become payable, and such additional annual direct tax shall be levied, certified, as -ij sessed and collected at the same time and in the same manner as are taxes for general state purposes. Sec. 13. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this act shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder of the act, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment has been rendered. Sec. 14. This law, after legal publication shall be submitted to the people of this state at the general election to be held in November, nineteen hundred forty-eight, and shall not take effect unless at such election it shall receive a majority of all votes cast for and against It Separate ballots shall, be provided. for the electors which shall be in substantially the following form (Notice to voters: For an affirmative vote upon any question submitted upon this ballot, mark a cross mark in the square after the word "Yes." For a negative vote, make a similar mark in the square following the word "No." "Shall the following public measure, being an act of the 52nd General Assembly, be adopted and approved?" YES i NO 1 Sec. 15. This act shall take effect immediately upon its adoption and approval at such election. Approved May 19, 1947. I, Rollo H. Bergeson, secretary of state for the State of Iowa, and custodian of the Laws and Acts of the General Asesmbly do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of a certain enactment of the General Assembly known as Chapter 59, Acts of the Fifty-second General Assembly and was approved by the 'Governor May 19. 1947. I further certify that this publication is in compliance with Section 5, Article 7 of the Constitution of Iowa relating to the submission to the electorate of the question of incurring debts by the state. Given under my hand and the seal of my office affixed this 22nd dav of July, A. D. 1948. (SEAL) Rollo H. Bergeson, Secretary of State. Published in the Postville Herald August 4, September 1, October 6, and October 27, 1948. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER % ^ "Romance On The High Seas" starring Doris Day and Jack Carson and filmed In Brilliant Technicolor Is coming to the Iris Sunday and Monday October 10 and 11. This brand new "musical" Is a box winner and "believe It or not" there are those who enjoyed it as much as "The Jolson Story." PROOF OF WILL To All Whom It May Concern: Notice is hereby given that an Instrument purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Fern McClintock Hangartner, Deceased, late of Allamakee County, Iowa, has been opened and read in the office of the Clerk of District Court of Iowa, in and for Allamakee County, and that 19 October, 1948. has been set for hearing the proof of said Will in said Court. WITNESS my hand and the (Seal) seal of said Court this 21st day of September, 1948. O. H. FOSSUM, Clerk of District Court. By: Lloyd R. Kolsrud, Deputy. Attorney for the Estate, Joseph B. Steele, Postville, Iowa Published in the Postville Herald: Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 6, 1948. . BIG CARNIVAL SKATE Rainbow Roller Rink Fairgrounds Pavilion WAUKON, IOWA Sunday Evening OCTOBER 10th For the lark of the year Horns, Hats, Balloons, Confetti .. . and every, thing that goes to make it a swell evening. 1 PLAY IT SAFE USE OUR 40% HOG FINISHER WITH YOUR NEW CORN ! Cheaper Gains . . . Faster Gains and Healthier Hogs. Postville Feed Mill Telephone No. 244 Postville, Iowa SEE US FIRST For Wiring of All Kinds Farm - Home Commercial Complete Line of Lighting Fixtures and Appliances APPLIANCE REPAIR POSTVILLE ELECTRIC Telephone 149 Curly Schulz Roger Fullerton Dance MATTER'S BALLROOM Decorah, Iowa Sat., Oct. 9 — Music By — DALE SIMONS and the • BLUE DENIM BOYS JBERNETHY'S AUTUMN CLEARANCE CONTINUES THROUGH Saturday, October 9 Store Open Tonight, Wednesday and Saturday Nights PRICES ARE SLASHED ON JACKETS - - TOPCOATS - - OVERCOATS MACKINAWS - - TROUSERS - - DRESS SHIRTS SWEATERS - - PAJAMAS WINTER UNDERWEAR WORK CLOTHING CHECK THESE BIG MONEY-SAVING VALUES TODAY AND PICK YOUR S INTER CLOTHING NEEDS AT OUR IG BARGAIN PRICES! •••••••••••••••I JUST ARRIVED GABARDINE TOPCOATS Popularly Priced At— $45.00 Longs - Shorts - Regulars . . MAKE YOUR SELECTION NOW ABERNETHY CLOTHIERS J!**. r mm . \ Telephone No. 171 Outfitters of Men and Boys" POSTVILLE, IOWA

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