Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on June 4, 1936 · Page 2
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Thursday, June 4, 1936
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PAGE TWO, THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA. THURSDAY, J UNE 4 f£>/ft Our Exchanges The veterans bonus money will be forthcoming about June 16th. The annual Farmers Picnic Hawkeye will be held June 25th. at The republican judicial convention for this district will be held at West Union, July 16th. The Webster Lumber Co. office at Waukon was robbed of $26.50 in cash during the noon hour last Tuesday. A man at Dumont found a foot and a half of snow May 23rd beneath a caved-in portion at a gravel pit. To prove it he hauled some of the snow up to town to two of his preacher friends and they indulged in a snowball battle. Water in the Mississippi has been on a steady decline the past week, says the Lansing Journal. Last Wednesday's reading was a stage of 10:74, and this morning. May 27, the gauge as read by P. J. Spinner showed 8:90, a fall of 1:36 feet in a week's time. The nearly constructed Decorah airport will be dedicated Sunday, June 21, it was announced Saturday. At least 20 planes are expected to be there, including either army or navy planes, as well as the bat man, stunt artists and numerous other attractions. Frank McKiney, a farmer near Fayette, reported last Wednesday he had eleven acres of field corn standing from six to eight inches high. The Mormon church, which now has 88,000 members on public relief, plans to take care of all these itself and re move them from the public rolls by October 1. Dr. J. P. Burling, for 13 years pastor of the Congregational church at Decorah, has resigned, having decided to retire from the ministry and take a rest after 43 years of service. Mrs. George Peckham of Bloomfield township, delegate for Winneshiek county, left Wednesday from Muscatine, in a specially chartered bus, in company with 32 other Iowa farm women to attend a national conference at Washington, D. C.—Decorah Public Opinion. George Osborne has a very unusual tree in bloom in the yard at his home on south Fourth street, says the Clear Lake Mirror. It is a wild crabapple tree grafted onto an apple tree. It produces a blossom almost like a rose, with the fragrance of the wild apple bloom. A unique feature of the tree is that it bears no fruit. A reader of this paper who was in the office yesterday was talking about the Townsend plan. "I can remember when some of the ideas advanced by the Populist party seemed wilder than the Townsend plan seems now," he said, "but some of the wildest schemes the Populists proposed have since been enacted into law by the conservatives." Receiver Oscar Winger announces that the last dividend of the Home Bank of Higlandville will be paid at the bank on June 4 and 5, says Decorah Public Opinion. This payment, between 8 and 9 per cent, will total a little more than $10,000, and makes the total payment to depositors of the bank 38 per cent, or a total of nearly §50,000. A heavy livestock loss from a peculiar accident was sustained by Ed Mcore, just south of {lie Fayette county farm, as a result of the wind which accompanied Friday afternoon's rain, relates the West Union Argo. The wind blew down the high line which passes by Mr. Moore's farm, and six yearling heifers which were lying down were struck by the wire and electrocuted all at the same time. According to a news special a party of four foresters are located in McGregor making a timber survey and preparing forest type maps of timbered lands in Clayton and Allamakee counties for the U. S. forest service. Areas receiving particular attention are heavily wooded sections in the Yellow river valley and along Magill creek. A similar mapping of the Upper Iowa river country is to follow. The Iowa department of forestry at Iowa State College is co-operating with the federal government in the survey, it is said, with the view of possible creation of state forests or areas wherever the surveys will show suitable for the purpose. ^miiiiifiruiitiiiimmiimiiiiiiiiiiiHuiiimimtniiuiiiuiiM,,^ I At the Elevator | I TO MAKE ROOM | | We offer: | I 3,000 BUSHELS I ! FEEDING OATS j | (carrying Barley) § I — at — 22c ! PER BUSHEL | Hall Roberts Son j I Postville, Iowa | ^iwittliuuiiiiiiiiiiuiiiijiMiiiiiitiifiiiiimiimiMiimimjujf^ The old Elkader school building, the grade school building and junior college room were destroyed by fire of unknown origin last Monday morning Insurance in the sum of $31,445 was in force at the time of the fire. Should you ever visit Belle Plaine and feel like cussing, don't do it aloud —just think it—as last Saturday eve ning the mayor of that city fined a man $15 for swearing and making a noise about it in a public place. Leon Brown was exhibiting a new possession in Cresco the latter part of the week, says the Cresco Times. His name is "Johnnie Bear". He came from Canada, being sent to Mr. Brown by a friend who is a member of Ringling Bros, circus. He is of the black variety and less than two months old He has a friendly disposition and no doubt will grow up into a real pet. First boat ever to go through lock No. 10 was "niggered" through Mon day evening, says the Guttenberg Press. It was the Mark Twain steamer owned by the Inland Waterways corporation. The steamer carried five barges which measured 530 feet long by 90 feet wide. A crowd of ap proximately 500 persons stood along the lock wall to watch the initial use of the gates. Atty. E. L. Acres is the champion trout fisherman of this section so far this year, says Decorah Public Opinion as he returned from Bear creek Mon day evening with a German Brown trout 21 inches in length and weighing nearly five pounds which he succeeded in hooking on a fly about sundown that evening and landed after a long battle in which light tackle made deli cate handling very necessary. Dale T. Steele of Davenport, a diver working for the McCarthy Improve ment company, was killed Thursday morning of last week when he was struck full force by a falling boom which had broken from one of the big cranes on the job, says the Guttenberg Press. Mr. Steele had been diving for several days, fastening the cables to the sheet piling in the cofferdam in order that the crane could pull out the sheets. He had just come to the surface to rest, and was sitting on a barge outside the cofferdam. His position in relation to the crane was such that he considered himself in no danger, but, for some unexplainable reason, the boom fell far to one side when it broke. It crushed the driver. He was killed instantly. A freak of nature is a pig with four legs and two fully developed feet on each leg at the Gullick Lien farm in Springfield township, near Nordness, says Decorah Public Opinion. The animal was born two months ago and the extra feet were not noticed until it was about two weeks old. All eight feet have been developing equal ly since, giving the porker a larger and firmer foundation than his broth ers and sisters, among whom he ca vorts, grunts and squeals with all the lustiness of any other pig on the place. A good many neighbor farmers to the Liens have seen the pig and all state it is the first case of the kind that has ever come to their attention. The Liens will probably attempt to find a market for the porker with some circus or carnival. QUALITY DRY CLEANING —Don't Take a Chance with home cleaning! It is dangerous and the results are uncertain. We will be at Henry's Clothes Shop every Wednesday night to deliver your cleaned garments. Packages for cleaning may be left at Henry's any night. Bring your garments to Gordanier Cleaners Tainter gates in the completed section of the dam and the locks were closed Monday after it was found that the swift current was scouring away the river bottom just below the tainter gates, says the Guttenberg Press. This necessitated the operation of the locks Monday evening. Only passage for water now is Swift's Slough. The locks probably will remain in operation, according to the engineers' office. Darrell Payne and Harold Powers, two energetic Cresco lads casting about to find some remunerative occupation during the summer vacation, have hit on the idea of establishing an errand and delivery service, says the Cresco Times. They have bicy cles and starting June 1 will be prepared to do errands and deliver par eels to all parts of the city. The sche dule of charge is 5 cents for three blocks or less; more than three blocks 10 cents. Prompt and dependable ser vice guaranteed. A caterpillar—ugly, but hnrmless to man—spins a cocoon for his winter homo. Warm weather awakens him, and a cnimply, shapeless mass of life appears from the cocoon, says an exchange. Within o few minutes wings begin to unfold. They harden in the air, and soon the creature is n thing of beauty, colors matching the very rainbow. Livestock and livestock products sold from 68 farms in the northeast dairy section of Iowa last year made up 84 per cent, or $3,463, of the total cash sales which averaged $4,293 per farm. This fact is revealed in a farm management study of the 68 selected farms conducted by Carl C. Malone of the Iowa State College agricultural economics staff. He aided the farmers in keeping financial accounts and re cords of livestock and crop production. The farms are located in Allamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Winneshiek, Chickasaw and Bremer counties. You owe the world a lot. The world owes you nothing. When you come into this world, (suppose you are born in Iowa), you owe Iowa something, You find well developed farms, towns, villages and cities, schools of all kinds churches, parks and what not. That has been provided for you. You owe something on that sort of develop ment, says the Eagle Grove Eagle. In fact you owe the world much more than the world owes you. That the world owes you a living is sheer fal lacy. Think this over and perhaps you will be inspired to try harder, dig in a little deeper. The Fayette county fair is sponsoring a celebration on July 4 and 5 to be held on the fair ground at West Union. On the Fourth there will be races, ball games and attractions on the platform in front of the grandstand. There will be a grand display of fireworks in the evening after the platform acts. On Sunday, July 5, there will be a special feature that all music lovers for miles around will want to hear. This is a concert by Karl King's band from Fort Dodge. This band is nationally known, playing at state fairs and for occasions calling for a band of high rating. When it comes to sports, there isn't much the Tate brothers from over at Independence can't do, says the Df ersville Commercial. One of the most outstanding examples of their ability was revealed at Decorah in a track meet with Luther and several other schools recently. In this track meet were entered three of the brothers, Floyd, Paul and Fae Tate, all students at Upper Iowa. Paul took first in the high hurdles and first in high jump; Floyd took first in the discus, second in the shotput and third in the javelin; Fae took second in the pole vault and tied for second in the high jump. All three of the boys ran on the half- mile relay team which placed second. Not a bad afternoon's work for any body's family! .¥ YEAR 'ROUND -**?r TRACTOR It's £un to run! That describes the Allis-Chalmers Model "WC" — biggest tractor hit in years. Comfortable . . easy to operate . . lots of speed and power. High traction differential — puts the power to wheel with the best footing. Five miles an hour on the plow; 10 miles an hour on the road. Quick-Hitch implements. Adjustable tread. Dependable power take-off. Quick acting power lift. Truly an all-year, all-crop tractor. Ask for a demonstration. SEE US J. P. ELLIS Postville, Iowa The Carnation Milk Co. plant at Castalia paid for the month of April for 3Mi% milk $1,361 per hundred weight, says the Ossian Bee, this being the same price paid at their Waverly condensory plant for the same period. The milk is bought on a sliding scale according to the amount of butterfat contained in 100 pounds of milk. Four per cent milk for the same period brought $1,556. The first five high checks paid by the company to their patrons this month were as follows: Charles H. Schweinefus, $192.75; Sampson & Dahms, $173.05; Malloy & Kipp, $153.44; Wm. Beckman, $96.42; Joe McKernan, $85.33. The auditor's oflice at the court house in Waukon is the scene of daily "snake shows," says the Waukon R. & S. Auditor John Palmer and his assistant, Miss Eva Collins, are bosses of the show. However, they have to handle only the noisy but harmless end of the reptiles and consequently no dangers are involved. It may seem a creepy job for the auditor and deputy, but there seems to be no' such sensation to the hunters who are bringing them in by the dozens lately, claiming the 50 cents bounty on each one. The court house folks not only hear snake tales, but they also see snake tails, for under a recent ruling by the supervisors four inches or more of the rattlesnake's tail must be attached to the rattles or bounty will not be paid. Bounty was claimed Monday on 56 and yesterday on 40 rattlers, a total of 96 in two days this week. Joseph O'Hare of Hanover township brought in the largest contribution, claiming bounty on 16 Monday. Theodore Thompson, also of Hanover, and Irving Sess of Center each added 11 to the collection yesterday. Carl Meskimen of Taylor "marketed" nine on Monday. Saturday was another snake day, when Frank Shobert of Lafayette brought in 26 and W. D. Melvin. the only non-resident hunter so far. brought 13 that were killed in Waterloo township. The barberry crew gets its share of them, Leo Martelle bringing in 10 from Lafayette and Taylor townships and Ralph Brainard 6 from Lafayette. Page Dull of Franklin township, however, holds the record with his collection of 40 delivered at the court house two weeks ago. NOltTHEAST IOWA EDITOKS WILL GO TO SEA IN SHIPS Lansing is scheduled to entertain the editors and families of the Northeastern Iowa Press Association, as well ns many others from the east half of the stale who will also bo invited, at its annual picnic outing this season on Friday, August 7th. Tentative plans include morning sight-seeing trips, a noon fish fry dinner on Mt. Hosmer, and the day's pleasure will be topped off with an afternoon excursion on the steamer "J. S." This paper contacted the Streckfus Steamers, Inc., last week, and Capt. Jos. Streckfus, general manager of the boat company, replied as follows in granting our request: "Replying to yours of the 5th rola- tlvo to our steamer day, August 7th, wo wl'li bL P T ^ change pur schedule from „n ^ trip to LnCrosso to an aft efnon 7^ Ins as you suggest, leavine i,° wt| 2:00 p. m„ going up or down the returning at 6:00 p. m . Tlot„i 7' ,50c for adults and 25c for c "Wc trust you will include th^J tcrnoon trip on the steamer "J, s; „ your convention plans for this ^ Friday, August 7th, and that you wjl arrange lor publicity boosting y trip, which we can assure you wm J one of the most enjoyable feature^ your convention and especially ^ joyed by the folks from the inteiiot^ —Lansing Journal. Promote Prosperity With Inkl All Signs Point in One Direction- - - UP! Not since '29 have signs been so encouraging. Automobile production is up. Steel production is up. Machine tool production is up. Car loadings are up. All the news of the day points in one direction—UP. City, town and country—it looks as though this is going to be the biggest year since '29. Headlines point, but they can't think! You must draw your own conclusions. It is time to think soundly and step up plans courageously, It is a part of our business to help, financially, sound business production programs. We will be glad to discuss your financial problems with you. CITIZENS STATE BANK Capital and Surplus—$100,000.00 Postville, Iowa -1 SEE THESE BETTER VALUES TODAY! 1935 CHEVROLET TRUCK — long wheelbase, 10 ply tires, 12- foot Stock Rack and Grain Body —a truck ready for service, with Class D license. <5?KQC A real bargain at 3 )DOO buy that USED CAR from your CHEVROLET DEALER 1934 CHEVROLET TRUCK — long wheelbase, dual wheel, with Stock Rack. Completely reconditioned and ready m A r\ m for service 3)4 :00 1935 DODGE 2-TON TRUCK— 10 ply tires, dual (Prfir* wheel, Class D license 3>ODO FALB MOTOR COMPANY Postville, Iowa 1933 CHEVROLET TRUCK — long wheelbase, dual wheel, 8 ply tires, grain body and ready for all kinds of <T »Onrr hard work, at 9>^3«70 1929 CHEVROLET TRUCK short wheelbase, 8 ply tires- single wheel. A good reliable truck, at $110 1931 STUDEBAKER TRUCK _ 131 inch wheelbase, single wheel —10 ply tires rear, nr 6 ply tires front..... tOXOD JOHN FALB & SONS Elgin, Iowa 1935 STUDEBAKER 4 - DOOR SEDAN— 17,000 miles by original owner, equipped with radio and heater. New car CTQ^ guarantee, at only » OU 1930 CHEVROLET SEDAN — a car you must see to appreciate at 1929 BUICK 4-PASS. COUPE— clean as the day it left the factory. See it today at the low price of... 1928 CHEVROLET SEDAN — equipped with Kari Keen Trunk, new tires 1928 CHEVROLET COACH.S115 1927 CHEVROLET COACH....S30 1926 CHEVROLET COACH..S40 1926 CHEVROLET SEDAN....$35 1.1. AtiC- $265 $110 JOHN FALB & SONS Elffin, Iowa 1933 CHEVROLET COACH 13,000 by original CQ7Pj owner—a real buy wOiu 1932 CHEVROLET PANEL completely' reconditioned and retired. A real clean (POQC job, ready for service.. «MwW 1931 CHEVROLET DE LUXE SEDAN — reconditioned completely. To sell ttOQfl today at only... fOUOV . 1927 FORD COACH $35 1929 ESSEX —J*, 1927 WHIPPET 1926 BUICK - " 5 . 1927 BUICK $ 110 1927 FORD SEDAN $ 20 FALB MOTOR COMPANV Postville, Iowa Dependable Values from $20 to $785

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