Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on May 28, 1936 · Page 2
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May 28, 1936

Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 2

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PAGE TWO. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE. IOWA. THURSDAY, MAY 28. 1936. rom Our Exchanges The Winneshiek county Farm Bu> reau has a membership of 406. Clear Lake reports the best fishing in years at that popular resort. The Waterloo baseball team is now a member of the Western league. Prairie du Chien has ordered four carloads of oil for its unpaved streets. Winneshiek county farmers are to receive $150,200 in corn-hog checks soon. The summer band concert season will open at Tripoli on the evening of Memorial Day. Fifty-eight students were graduated from the Cresco public schools last Thursday night. New Albin is among the towns in this locality that will celebrate the Fourth of July. The House of David ball team will play a night game with Luther College, Decorah, May 30th. The Clermont high school band gave their first open-air concert of the season last Saturday evening. The business places of Sumner will close from 1 to 3 o'clock on Memorial Day and all day on July 4th. The mechanics team of Strawberry Point high school won a "superior' rating at the Ames Agricultural Con gress a week ago. The Luther College Concert Band will play a farewell concert in the C, K. Preus gymnasium at Decorah on Sunday, May 31st. The city of West Union owns a farm tenanted by the R. F. Whitcher fam ily, seven members of which are now sick with typhoid fever. The town of St. Ansgar has just completed the paving of nine blocks in its business section, which is some progress for a small town. The Strawberry Point • fire depart ment put on a benefit dance last Tues day and made a net profit of $125. A house-to-house sale of tickets was made. Five West Union business men have purchased the old Universalist church building in that city and will transform it into either a hall or a filling station. The city council at Clear Lake is contemplating the passage of an ordi nance to prohibit peddling and can vassing in that town, as Northwood has already done. Bremer county sold its $75,000 issue of court house bonds at 2 per cent interest and a premium of $105. Elma, in Howard county, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding with a gala day on July 4. The Elkader commercial club entertained '200 farmers of that neighborhood at a good-will banquet last Monday night Publicity matter is already out for a 1939 World's Fair to be held in San Francisco, California, from February 18th to December 2 of that year. The grounds will comprise 430 acres on a man-made island in San Francisco bay. SEE HOW MUCH MORE WE GIVE YOU WE Goodyear dealers sell the most tires—by- millions! So expect more for yourmoneyin a Goodyear—you'll get it fromuswith another plus: our real service! Goodyear Margin of Safety for quickest stopping — plus 43% more miles of real nonskid grip— proved by our customers' records! LEATHER Warm Roads "Blow" ' Weak Tires New Goody ears are blowout protected by Super- f twist Coid In EVERY ply. Ask to seedemonst ration ' Home Oil Co. FEED J. MKXEB, Prop. Phone No. 7C0 Postville, Iowa Diamond 760 Gas and Motor Oils Over at Decorah the autoists are tackling big game, running into Milwaukee railroad engines being the lat est. So far none of the. occupants of the cars have been seriously injured; but the autos have been badly wreck ed. The explosion of a steel tank partly filled with oil drained from cars, lo cated in the basement of the Monson Motor Co. at Decorah, exploded last Monday, wrecking the reinforced concrete floor of the building, blowing a hole in the roof and injuring the pro prietor slightly. The Northwestern railway's weekend all-expense tours through scenic Wisconsin by rail and motorbus will start Saturday, July 4th. and will be rim each Saturday until September 2. The tours will start from Chicago and Milwaukee and will extend to Prairie du Chien. The cost per passenger for the trip will be $11.95. This office was a busy place the past week while the primary election bal lots were being printed, says the Waukon Democrat. There were over 12,000 ballots printed for the Demo cralic, Republican and Farmer-Labor political parties, and it is a long and tedious task as the position of the can didates named on the ballots have to be changed in every township, and following each change the necessary proof reading and checking must be done to avoid errors. Believe it or not, Jimmie Edwards who is primarily an automobile dealer and not a farmer, reports two rows of Early Ohio potatoes in bloom in his garden on Maple avenue, says the V.\?st Union Union. He has a new system of planting which may explain the phenomena. He does not cut the potato he uses for seed but plants it whole if it is a large one and uses two if they are small. Whichever way is the better, to cut the potato or not, Mr. Edwards is the first gardener, professional or amateur, to report potato plants in blossom. Another accomplishment of Julius Boeckh, First National bank receiver, has come to light, says the Hawkey Beacon. Recently he exhibited i beautiful carving of "The Lord' Prayer" which was made out of a sin gle piece of white holly wood. The letters are of fantastic design and were cut into the slab of wood, which about two feet square, by means of _ jig saw. Mr. Boeckh did the above work 44 years ago in Lansing. He says it took about 30 hours. The vari ety of wood comes from Pennsylvania and is very flexible and tough. Several prizes have been won by Mr. Boeckh for his fine artistry. Next fall he proposes to show it at the county fair. That this handwork is of rare value is attested by the fact that he has declined selling it in spite of sev eral attractive offers. Automobile and chauffeur's exam inations will be held in the court house, Waukon, on the dates set out below, says the Waukon Democrat, according to a schedule received from the secretary of state's office. These examinations are given by employees of the motor vehicle department. Applicant must appear in his own vehicle or vehicle he has permission to operate. If applicant is less than 18 years of age he or she must be accompanied by parent or guardian; if afflicted with physical infirmity he must undergo a complete examination. Applicants failing to meet requirements of the examination must be re-examined, but no re-examination will be given on the same day. Following is the schedule with the time set at 1 p. m. to 4:30 p. m. each date: June 2, 1C and 30; July 14 and 28. Otto Krueger, whOv farms between Elgin and Clermont, had a field of corn which was up on Sunday, May 17, says the Elgin Echo. This, we bo Hove, is a record for this locality this year. When more than 90 per cent com pleted, the two million dollar dam under construction in the Mississippi river at Guttenberg met a major catastrophe Monday when the cofferdam broke under the strain of high water. In 18 minutes after the break, four acres inside the cofferdam were under 30 feet of water and some 25 cranes, motor pumps, cement mixers and other machines were submerged. Loss to the McCarthy Construction Co., contractors, is estimated at about $50,000, Highest rating in national competition with class C bands from many states was won by the Northwood high school under the direction of L. T. Dillon at the national school band contest held last week in Cleveland, Ohio. The rating given was "highly superior." Iowa bands made a splendid showing at the contest, Mason City winning highest rating in the class A group, Iowa City winning the same in the class B group, with Red Oak and Griswold both winning superior ratings in the marching band division.— Northwood Anchor. Many people in this part of the state have an acquaintance with Rev. John Clinton, pastor of the Fayette Methodist church, says the Sumner Gazette, and know him as a man who is nothing if not extremely versatile. Recently he and five other Methodist ministers from this part of the state left for Columbus, Ohio, to attend the general conference of the Methodist church, making the trip by automobile and living in a house car built by Rev. Clinton. The house car is fully equipped with everything for comfortable living for an indefinite period of time. Two Crookston, Minn., girls had visions of the carnival stage recently, says Decorah Public Opinion. Saturday a letter arrived in Crookston telling of two positions with a carnival company. The recipient of the letter hurriedly crossed the street to her girl friend's (age 18 years) home and persuaded her to pack up so they could catch the bus at Rochester and get to Decorah to accept their positions with the carnival. The girls left home on their mission but Monday the girl friend's father arrived in Decorah with the result that the girls returned homeward. OFFICIAL NOTICE BOARD OF RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE OF IOWA To the Citizens of Allamakee County: Notice is hereby given that James G. Minert, Waukon, Iowa, doing business as Blackhawk Freight Line, now operating as a motor carrier of freight between Waterloo, Independence, Oelwein, Strawberry Point, Dubuque, Elkader, Monona, Waukon and certain other points, has made application to the Iowa Board of Railroad Commissioners, under the provisions of Chapter 252-A1, Code of Iowa, 1935, for a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity to operate as a motor carrier of freight between (Route 1) Waterloo, Jesup, Independence, Bryantburg, Hazleton and Oelwein; (Route 2) Oelwein, Arlington, Strawberry Point, Edgewood, Greeley, Colesburg, 1 Lux-j emburg, Holy Cross, Rickardsville, Durango and Dubuque and (Route 3) Waukon, Postville, Luana, Monona, Froelich, Farmersburg, St. Olaf, Elkader, Osborne, Strawberry Point, Oelwein, Maynard, Fayette, West Union, Clermont, Postville and Waukon, in Black Hawk, Buchanan, Fayette, Delaware, Dubuque and Allamakee Counties, Iowa, except for the transportation of (a) freight originating at Waterloo or Independence or at any point intermediate there to and destined to another of those points; (b) freight originating at Dubuque or Colesburg or at any point intermediate thereto and destined tp another of those points; (c) freight originating at Waterloo and destined to Maynard, Fayette, West Union, Clermont or Postville; (d) freight originating at Postville, Clermont, West Union, Fayette or Maynard and destined to Waterloo: (e) freight originating at Maynard, Fayette, West Union. Clermont or Postville and destined to another of those points; (f) freight originating at Dubuque or Colesburg or at any point intermediate thereto and destined to Elkader; (g) freight originating at Elkader and destined to Colesburg or Dubuque or to any point intermediate thereto; (h) freight originating at Dubuque and destined to Independence or Waterloo or to any point interme- j diate thereto, and (i) freight originat-; ing at Waterloo or Independence or < at any point intermediate thereto and | destined to Dubuque. I The Board of Railroad Commission-! ers has fixed Tuesday, June 9, 1936. j nine o'clock A. M., at the office of the j Winneshiek County Auditor, Decorah.; Iowa, and Wednesday, June 10, 1936. i nine o'clock A. M„ at the office of the j Dubuque County Auditor, Dubuque, Iowa, as times and places for public hearings on this application. BOARD OF RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS OF THE STATE OF IOWA. J. J. LYNCH, Secretary. Des Molnos, Iowa, May 11, 1936. Docket No. H-2318. The number of soil-depleting acres claimed by Mitchell county farmers in their work sheets will not be allowed to exceed 167,743 acres, snys the Osage Press, according to the soil- depleting ratio assigned to this county by the office of Leslie M. Carl, federal statistician, Des Moines, and approved by the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. An order was signed by Taylor on Tuesday, May i B , !J payment of a 10 per cent dlvid^ the Harpers Ferry State bank' the Waukon Democrat. Thk H .'u 8 " will make a total of 00 p er has been paid in dividends S |n C(> 7 bank closed. smce the The contract for black-topping hlgfc way 51, the lO'/j miles between % paving, slabs on the Waukon-Vostvills road was let last week to the Bitj. minous Paving & Material Corp., r*, Moines, says the Waukon Democrat The material used in the black-t^ ping will be a two-inch coating 4 crushed rock and oil. The wottfc expected to start soon. Why Should I Keep My Money in a Checking Account? The best reason for keeping your money in a checking account is simply this—it benefits you. Your money is safe-guarded with all possible diligence. You are relieved of the anxiety to protect it from fire, loss or theft until you need it. A checking account saves you time. You can obtain cash when you want it. You can write a check at home, in the store or office during or outside business hours. You can send your check anywhere safely and conveniently and economically. You have a legal receipt for your files in the form of an endorsed cancelled check. We invite you to open a checking account at this bank. CITIZENS STATE BANK Capital and Surplus— $100,000.00 Postville, Iowa HERE'S HOW THE FORD V-8 TRUCK IS SMUt^ iUet$ TO AMERICAN BUSINES 1. WE LEND YOU a new lruck 2. . YOUH OWN DRIVER lakes ihe wheel- for an "on-ihe-job" test. Truck the Ford V-8 Truck goes out over your own " _1re 9 ular roul es, hauling your own load. picks up your own load. 3. YOU CHECK THE RESULTS Test proves Ford V-8 performance, efficiency, economy. •Why not try it on your own job now? PROVED IN '35, NOW BETTER THAN EVER, THE FORD V-8 TRUCK GIVES YOU: SO H. P. V -8 ENGINE— downdraft carburetion—ex­ haust valve seat inserts— improved crankcase ventilation. • IMPROVED COOLING —with larger, 19-in. fan—exhaust type hood louvers—and a radiator of flat tube and fin construction. • STRONGER TUU-FLOATING REAR AXLE— heavier shafts, new cone locks between shaft bolts and wheel hub. . • EXTRA KEAVY DUTY FRAME— high carbon pressed steel, with full channel depth cross members. • NEEDLE ROLLER BEARINGS —for universal joints. 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Their experience confirms what owner records show—that the 80 horsepower Ford V-8 Truck engine offers the ideal balance of power, speed, flexibility and economy for modern hauling. That chassis, frame and bodies are designed to meet 90% of all hauling needs, and built to stay on the job! Now, in the Ford V-8 Truck for 1936, you get the same V-8 performance and the same rugged dependability—p/us new advancements that give even smoother operation and longer life. Study the features listed here and consider how much they mean to anyone who wants to cut trucking costs. Ask your Ford Dealer to lend you a 1936 Ford V-8 Truck. Put your own driver at the wheel and put it on the toughest job you have. Then check results—and draw your own conclusions. There's no charge or obligation whatsoever. AUTHORIZED FORD DEALERS FORD V-8 TRUCKS

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