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PAGE SIX. THE POSTVTLLE HERALD. POSTVILLE, IOWA. THURSDAY, MAY 14, tOtmtty Correspond! LUANA Herbert Ritland was a supper g\iest Saturday' evening at the home of his friend. Harold Kumpf. Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Brown of near Volney were week-end guests in the home of their son, Roy Brown. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Engelhardt, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Engelhardt and daughter, Lyledene, spent Sunday with Mrs. Hazel Schrader and sons at Clermont. H. A. Moore, sons and daughters, motored to Iowa City Sunday to spend the day with Mrs. Moore at the University hospital. They found her getting along very nicely. ' Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Lambert, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Engelhardt and daughter autoed to Riceville Sunday to enjoy a picnic dinner with their sister and aunt, Mrs. Fred Walters, in honor of her birthday anniversary. Several friends gathered at the C. B. Davenport home Sunday evening in honor of the birthday anniversary of- Mrs. Bart McGonigle. At the usual hour a delicious luncheon was served from the baskets brought by the guests. Hubert Bang and Erling Strupness of Luther College. Decorah, spent the week-end here with Harold Kumpf, and on Sunday they accompanied Harold to Dundee, where the Northeastern Iowa Federation of Luther Leagues was held. We are glad to report that Orval Radach, who has been in the St Mary's hospital at Rochester, Minn., the past seven weeks is getting along fine. He is out of the long, heavy cast and in a shorter, lighter cast, and expects to be able to come home this •week to recuperate. The following Luana League, mem bers attended a meeting of the Northeastern Iowa Federation of Luther .Leagues which was held Sunday at Dundee, Iowa: Curtis Zieman, Fred erick Overbeck, Malin Schultz, Rob ert Schutte, LaVern Palas, Kieth Overbeck, Gerald Voelker, Harold Kumpf, Reuben Schutte, John Nuehring, Glen Palas, Lester Hoth, Demuth Nuehring, Melvin Radloff, Margaret Krambeer, Leila Nuehring, Marie Voelker, Dorothy Sander, Helen Erb and Louise Erb. » — ., | Luana Hi-Spy j An Appreciation To the Postville Herald:— We, the students of Luana Consolidated School, wish to thank you for making it possible for us to place be- iore the public our School. This is the last of our school notes as this is the final week of school. The service given us has been very much appreciated. The Luana Students. Commencement News The commencement exercises will be held Thursday evening at the Luana Opera House, beginning at 8:00 o'clock. The speaker will be A. W. Swenson of Wartburg College, at Wa- •verly. Baccalaureate Held Sunday Evening The Baccalaureate services were held Sunday evening at the Lutheran church, Rev. H. P. Kumpf giving the address which centered upon a Successful Life. A fairly large crowd at- I tended. School Exhibit The school exhibit and eighth grade graduation exercises were presented to a large and interested group of parents and friends Monday night, May 18. The program was as follows: 1st and 2nd Grades Dramatization. "Wee Woman" Shirley Hinman and Gordon DeSoteL Poems by Robert Louis Stevenson.... The Swing .Marilyn Wagner The Wind Joyce Hinman My Shadow -Margery Thoma Rain Ronald Funk Time To Rise....Lillian Ann Welch Shomemaker's Dance. Bythm Band. 3rd and 4th Grades Song Karlton Wagner Illustrative Talk History Class Song _ _ 3d and 4th Grades 5th and 6th Grades Play "Mrs. Paxton's Party" "L. H. S." Style Shoppe—Style Show .Freshmen and Sophomore Homemaking Class. 7th and 8th Grades Announcer Lloyd Lamborn Music—"Springtime in the Southland" Junior High Class Poem "Together" Dorleen Aulerich Piano Solo...."Dance of the Sunflowers" Erma Jean Schultz Class History Ruth Evelyn Moore Piano Duet Erma Jean Schultz and Dorleen Aulerich Class Prophecy Gwendolyne Rekow Class Will Mila Mae Gossman Song..'The Threat of the 7th Graders" Seventh Grade Song _ "Worthy Eighth Graders" Eighth Grade Presentation of Diplomas..H. T. Holmes Dismiss School Early Thursday On Thursday, May 21, the school will be dismissed at 11:45 to give the teachers a chance to prepare grades and the students a chance to get ready for the coming activities. General Assembly of High School A last general assembly of the high school members of the 1935-36 school year will be held on Friday morning before the picnics are held. At the meeting the awards and letters will be presented to those participating in the extra-curricular activities. Junior-Senior Reception a Success The Junior-Senior Reception, which was held on Friday evening, May 15, was a huge success in every way. The festivities of the evening start ed off at 6:30 with a banquet served to the faculty, members of the classes, and the guests, at the school house, by the mothers of the Juniors assisted by the Sophomore girls. The scheme carried out was a ship. The music room was decorated as the hold of a ship and the waitresses were dressed as stewardesses. The three-course dinner consisted of the following: Emerald fruit cup Pressed chicken Buttered potatoes Creamed peas Radish roses Rolls Golden Glow Salad White cake Ice cream Coffee The following toast program was presented during the banquet: Captain Leo McNeil Ship Ahoy Jeanne Moon Hoisting Anchor .Wilbur Frye The Pilot Supt. Holmes Friendship Quartette The Log Allen Johanningmeier Sailor's Leave Richard Lindroth The Spyglass „ .Helen McShane Shipmates Forever.„ Quartette After this the dancing took place in the Opera House, where the decora tions were also carried out as repre senting the deck of a ship. Music by Ole Jensen and His Jesters. About 250 people attended. Punch was served throughout the evening by the stewardesses. The Seniors certainly thank the Juniors for this grand time. Last Day Activities In L. H. S. On our last day of school, May 22, a good time has been planned by the students of Luana School. The grade children will have a picnic dinner at the school house. All parents and friends are cordially invited to come and have a good time, not forgetting the lunch basket. There will be kit- tenball games in both the forenoon and the afternoon for those present who wish to participate. That includes all the women, too. Don't forget the date, May 22. The high school students and teachers will take a picnic dinner and motor to Decorah for the day. Luana Sports Luana went to Postville last Thursday and was defeated by the Postville nine 8 to 5, Postville getting eight hits, two walks and two errors, while Luana garnered eight hits, four walks and four errors. The pitchers were: for Postville, Kneeskern; for Luana Lindroth. Kneeskern had 10 strike outs to his credit, while Lindroth had eight Grade Notes 5th and 6th Grades We are all getting ready for the exhibit. We have all the boards cov ered with pretty things. Last week the fifth grade made pro jects in either geography or history Many people brought flowers this week. They are very pretty. Duaine Palas is going to bring his guitar to school Thursday if everyone gets an A or a B in spelling. We are hoping we all will get an A or B be cause we want to hear Duaine play it. 7th and 8th Grades We have had no absences the past week. Certain proofs of the fact that school is drawing to a close are: Our exhibit is all in readiness. The eighth graders are getting more excited over their graduation. Plans for the last day, and our picnic Tuesday. Baseball, etc., progressing nicely. The eighth graders' signs. More than one person wriggling in their seats, (Ruthie's habit.) More than one person's rosy cheeks and we're sure it's heat, not blushing. (Amanda's habit.) Several blinking; maybe it's lack of sleep. (Gwennie's habit.) Others saying, "Wal, I swan! (Milton's habit.) Many giggling and using the famous "Huh! Huh!" (Lloyd's habit.) Tap dancing has become a fad (Mila's not the only one.) Everyone seems to be forgetting (Copying Erma Jean.) And some are being startled. (Dear! Dear! They'll even copy Dorleen.) People are letting their finger nails grow. (Are they going to copy Shirley, too?) Junior-Senior Notes The Junior-Senior classes have been very irregular due to the prom which has taken a great deal of time on the part of the Juniors. In English literature we are reading "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." We write sketches each day on what we think will be the outcome of the events mentioned. We will have our final tests . on i Thursday. However, we are glad that we will have no yearly tests or semes ters to contend with as only reviews and six weeks tests will be given. Our other classes have been mostly review work and short quizzes. Jokes Leo: Every time I kiss you a thrill runs up and down my spine. Gladys: Well, don't try to wear it [ out in one night. • • » m Keith: I love you. Helen M.: My goodness, what old- fashioned book have you been reading now? • • • » The girl who is rattle-brained finds it hard to keep it quiet. Slogan for Vegetarians: meat again. Until we GRAND MEADOW Little Patty Lou Brewer visited school with her sister, Rose Marie. Shirley McNally was an overnight guest Wednesday with Mary Cahalan. Elizabeth Cahalan was an over night guest Thursday with Bea Mc Neil. Mrs. Frank Cahalan was a caller at the J. C. Wells home Monday after noon. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wells were Sun day evening callers at the John Eno home. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bigler and son were Sunday guests at the Swen Swenson home. Mrs. Martin Nelson of Clermont was a visitor Friday at the W. T. Wettleson home. Irene Erickson will entertain the members of the 4-H Club at her home Tuesday evening. Robt. Wettleson is able to be up after quite a siege the past week with the prevailing flu epidemic. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cahalan of Clermont were Sunday evening sup per guests at the Frank Cahalan home. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bollman and children of Ion were Sunday guests at the parental Louis Krambeer home. A large number from this vicinity attended the shower at Postville Sat urday evening given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Lawson. Mr. and Mrs. John Krambeer, Gerald and Burnell spent Sunday eve ning at the Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Neverman home near Monona. Irma Koopman returned home on Wednesday from Millville, where she had spent several days in the home of her sister, Mrs. Howard Henkes, and family. Miss Alma Rugland closed a very successful term of school at the McNeil school Friday. A picnic dinner was enjoyed by a large number of par ents and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Leui, Mr. and Mrs. Wray Brown and Jeannine, of Guttenberg, and John Edward Wells were week-end guests at the Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wells home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lawson and Marie of Postville, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Moritz and two sons of near Farmersburg were among the Sunday dinner guests at the Mr. and Mrs Wm. Lubbers home. CASTALIA High School Commencement Exercises To Be Held May 21 The commencement exercises of the Castalia High School, and the cluss play, entitled "A Poor Married Man," under the direction of Prof. Stone, will be presented at the Mnlloy Hall on Thursday evening, May 21st, with the following cast of characters: John B. Wise College Professor Francis Watne Mathew Graham Country Doctor Theodore Szabo Billy Blake A College Boy Raymond Kipp Jupiter Jackson Colored Servant Ralph Schultz Mrs. Ford Mother-in-law Mabel Stavness Josie Ford The Bride Verla Mundt June Graham Graham's Daughter Mabel Learn Rosalind Wilson College Reporter Elaine Kluss Mrs. Geo. Pcckham Delegate To An International Conference Mrs. Geo. Peckham of Castalia was elected as a delegate to represent Winneshiek county at the International Conference of Country Women to be held at Washington, D. C, the first week of June. For many years Mrs. Peckham has been one of the most active Farm Bureau workers in the county, and was also very diligent in Home Project and 4-H Club work. Mrs. Peckham was elected at _ meeting of the township home project chairmen at Decorah last week. The program of the convention is very attractive. It includes a garden party and reception given by Presi dent and Mrs. Roosevelt, as well as addresses by Mrs. Roosevelt, Secre tary of State Hull, Secretary of Agri culture Wallace, and a motor tour of the city of Washington, exhibits of farm products from all nations, folk games and dances from many lands, and numerous other features. About 100 women from Iowa, representing about forty counties, are expected to attend the conference. THE ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH CASTALIA, IOWA Rev. Wm. Striepe, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 a. m English Church Services 10:30 GUNDER Church Notices The Dorcas Society will meet on Saturday, May 23rd, at the home of Mrs. T. T. Loftsgard. English Pentecost services Sunday, May 24th, at nine o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Holm and family spent Friday afternoon at the Tom Holm home. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johanningmeier and sons were guests Sunday at the Nels Loftsgard home. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Larson and family of Highland were guests Sunday at the John Helium home. Mrs. Henry O. Olson of Clermont assisted Mrs. T. T. Loftsgard with housecleaning last week. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bergan and daughter visited Sunday evening at the Louis Halverson home. Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kamp and family of Castalia moved last week to the Tom Landsgard residence. Mr. and Mrs. Wray Brown and daughter were callers Sunday morning at the Elvina Gisleson home. Mrs. Roy Rierson and Mrs. Carl Torkelson were visitors at the Mrs. J. O. Lind home Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Landsgard and Doris, Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Houg and family, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wold and family were dinner guests Sunday at the Mrs. B. Nelson home. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marti and daughter, Mrs. Christ Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Walner and son, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Marti and son were dinner guests Sunday in the Martin Halverson home. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Olson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Walde Embretson and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Skarshoug, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olson and family were dinner guests Sunday at the Martin Groth home. While returning on foot from attending the junior-senior prom at McGregor last Monday night, four students from the Marquette high school were struck by an auto on the MeGregor- Marquette highway and all of them so seriously injured they were taken to the McGregor hospital. Mrs. Elmer Buddenberg visited her mother, Mrs. Delia Boyle, at Ossian Monday. Mrs. H. Rawson was hostess to the Country Club at her home Thursday afternoon. E. J. Baltz was a business visitor at Waterloo Thursday. Blake Albright was a business visitor at Decorah Tuesday. Ralph Rathbun and Laverne Schultz were business visitors at New Hampton Tuesday. Morton Stee of Coe College, Cedar Rapids, was a week-end visitor here with home folks. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Winn and Johnny visited relatives at McGregor on Friday afternoon. Mrs. T. H. Burns of Plankington, S. D., was a week-end guest at the home of Miss Eileen Malloy. Mrs. Fred Schultz. Mrs. Carious Meyer and son. Mrs. Helmuth Meyer and Mrs. Joe Kluss were visitors at West Union Thursday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Valder Meyer, Mrs. H. L. Meyer and Mrs. W. J. Timmerman attended the funeral service of E. H. Wangsness, Sr., at Calmar Thursday afternoon. Rev. N. F. Hicks, a former pastor of the U. B. church here, passed away at his home at Charleston, Iowa, April 28th. Sincere sympathy is extended to the sorrowing relatives. The Women's Missionary Society was entertained Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Clarence Bray. Mrs. Arno Timmerman had charge of the devotional meeting. There were twelve members present. The J. M. H. Club was entertained Friday by Mrs. Roy Dean and Mrs. C. B. Schopp at the Dean home. A picnic dinner was enjoyed at noon. A rug demonstration by Mrs. George Peckham was presented to the following ladies: Mrs. Elsie Kobriger. Mrs. Will Albright, Mrs. Blake Albright, Mrs. W. J. Timmerman, Mrs. Delia Winn, Miss Alma Uhley, Mrs. Harold Harvey, Mrs. Earl Anderson, Mrs. Fred Dahms, Mrs. Donald Peckham, Mrs. C. R. Winn and Johnny, Mrs. Ella Harvey, Mrs. H. L. Meyer, Mrs. Valder Meyer and son and Miss Lulu Campbell. FRANKVILLE Frankville Homo rrojeol Meeting The Fratikville township Indies met with Mrs, Arthur Lomen, Monday, May 11th, for the Inst lesson of their Home Project. Miss Helcno Dilgor, H. D. A., gave the very interesting lesson on "Curtains and Draperies." We learned to make the single and double Italian drawn work. We studied the various types of windows and appropriate curtains and draperies for each, also the correct material to be used. Wo made sample curtains and Interesting trim and also made a sample of the correct way to line drapes for better service and greater beauty. A picnic lunch was enjoyed at noon. We discussed plans for Achievement Day to be held May 27th at Decorah. Our ladies mot with Mrs. Blockhus on May 20th to complete plans. Will Padden was transacting business in Decorah Tuesday. Mike Martinson of Nordness was in town Saturday on business. Rev. Fred Butler made a trip to Rossville Thursday afternoon. Reuben Hilmer came home Wednesday from the hospital in Decorah. Layton Hanimel attended the ball game in Decorah Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Altliea Dnubney of Decorah was a caller hi Frankvillo Wednesday. Francis Evert was a business caller in Decorah and Ossian Saturday evening. the flu. Funeral services ww^ Sunday afternoon from the \v as ton Prairie Lutheran church,' Mrs. Jack Kautmrm and daugh Mary Ann, and Miss SeMutcr ^ callers at the F. T. Bulman home 1 Waukon Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs, Otto Hnger nnd d w ters, Martha and Betty, Mr. mwv Francis Padden motored"to n*!* on business Friday afternoon. ' Miss Bernicc Hilmer came home on Monday from a several weeks stay in Waukon. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Barrett of Volney were business caller in Frankville Tuesday. Mrs. Emmett Schrooder went to Postville Sunday to attend the funeral of Will Ewing. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brouillet came home Tuesday from a two weeks visit in western Iowa. Mrs. Fennimore Ambrose and Mrs. Caroline Letchford were Postville callers Monday morning. Harlan Becket of Clayton came on Monday for a several weeks stay at the Daniel Russett home. Mrs. C. F. Letchford spent Sunday j night with her mother, Mrs. Frank Sebastian, Sr., in Postville. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Schutta were callers at the Herman Schutta home in Postville Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schutta of Postville were callers at the J. C. Schutta home Sunday evening. Mrs. Gus Herman and son spent the past week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Flagge, near Waukon. Mr. and Mrs. Adney Clarke and children of Oehvein were guests here on Sunday in the Francis Evert home. Mrs. Irving Crawford and son, Cleone, were visitors at the Chris Leer home in Waukon Monday evening. Mrs. Emmett Schroeder, Mrs. Clifford Hughes and Lila VanWey were Decorah visitors Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Francis Padden and Mrs. Emmett Schroeder attended Rebekah lodge meeting in Postville Thursday evening. The Misses Beverly Brandt and Thelma Barker were week-end visitors at home from their school duties in Postville. Raymond Fitzpatrick and family moved from the Chas. Barrett residence to the Lena Samuelson residence on Tuesday. Mrs. Jack Kautman, Mrs. Nell Spaun, Miss Sarah Miller and Mrs. Lettie Padden were among the Decorah visitors Tuesday. Mrs. Leo Umdahl and children of Ossian visited at the Lester Kamin home and with other relatives here the first ot the week. Mrs. Joe Winchell passed away at a hospital in Postville Thursday "night. She had been sick about ten days with Mrs. Collie Letchford left Fri night for her home in Esthervilfe ter spending several months here- the Sherman Bollman home. 3 .Daniel Russett and his helpers hi been painting John Grotegufs! buildings the residence ol Mrs. f Grotegut here in Frankville the week. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kram and children of Luana, Mrs, Elsie briger ,of Castalia, Mr, and Mrs, Yarwood of Decorah were guests Sunday at the Elmer Hager home. The Willing Workers will meet the community dining room Thursdi afternoon, May 28th. The hostes arc Mrs. Elsie Hughes. Mrs. Ida B Ish and Mrs. Perlie Cook. All cordially invited. Mrs. Nellie Spaun left Wednesdi for Libertyvillc to stay with nephew, K. W. Waters, and chil while Mrs. Waters is in the hospi in Iowa City, where she expects have an operation for goitre. The 4-H Club girls met with Dr thy Walby on Saturday altera Miss Dilger was present and gave lesson on Nature Study. A deli-' luncheon was served by the hi A good meeting and fine social were enjoyed by all present. Waukon is 1200 feet above sea lev lies high and dry on some of the high est land in Iowa, lias nothing larf than duck ponds or streams w only big enough for corks and to bob along on, says the Wauk Journal, yet Dennis Cota has had inspiration to engage in boat buil" He first built a boat last fall fori McGowan which graces the shores his cottage near Waukon Juncti' Denny has since been devoting! time and skill the past several mo to constructing a boat for use by ] self and family and has it ne ready for launching on the Father Waters. It is a neat appearing i r ._ men of watercraft, 14 feet long, te of oak and cedar, which has been c ly twisted and bent to form the cu of a buoyant looking craft. It lockers, too, for picnic supplies odds and ends, and will have a opy top for shade or damp weafl protection. You couldn't buy it $100, either. SALAD WEEK 'A Pint 15c Pint 24c Quart 37c Geo. J. Meier Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Richelieu Groceries Moth Fume MIST SPRAY —Deposits a non-staining crystalline coating when sprayed on objects. Kills moths and overcomes odors. Positively the most satisfactory method of moth control. 85c per 24 oz. Bottle DEATH SPRAY —A guaranteed killer o f Flies, Mosquitoes, Moths, Bedbugs, Ants, etc. Also used for deodorizing. per Bottle 60c Thoma Bros. Pharmacy The REXALL Store OUR FAT BARGAIN FOR LEAN PURSES SEE this value we give you because Goodyear dealers sell the most tires by millions. A high-grade tire so superior that its sales exceed 22 ,000,000. Here's what you get! 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