Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa on June 4, 1936 · Page 7
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Postville Herald from Postville, Iowa · Page 7

Postville, Iowa
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Thursday, June 4, 1936
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THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 1038. HIGH SCHOOL [STUDENTS GO INTO BUSINESS FOR A DAY Last week a new idea was tried out Postviile when the members of the •nlors and Vocations classes spent iursday, May 21, with the various jsincss and professional people, lining first-hand knowledge of the tupational advantages offered in ir own local community. Cords had been sent out by the dstvillc schools asking for the co- jeration of the community in carry- |g out tills project, The response as very gratifying, considering the iort time allowed for information ,d preparation. Due to the fact that this was an icrimetit many errors occurred irough lack of precedent and organi- ition. Corrections and improvements ill be made next year and construct- e criticisms will be welcomed. II was found that there were many ore openings for boys than for girls, s a result many who offered to ac- ipt students did not receive any. imidity or uncertainty on the part of m of the students kept many from icepling chances to visit some of the usincss places. Following is a list of the students, laces visited, and some of the com- icnls made by the students on their jlurn: 1 Mrs. Baily—Irene Baltz. Variety Store—Arlene Larson. Schutte Furniture Store—Bob Burng and Aldora Loftsgard. {Standard Oil Co.—Louis Kamp. J Blue Arrow Cafe—Roland Peterson. I Sanders Style Shop—Helen McNeil. [Falb Garage—Eulalia Klingbeil. I State Highway Garage — Willard Kejer and Don Humphrey, j Irene Shop—Verlie Weston and An|a Swenson. [Postviile Baking Co.—Aldora Lofts- fard and Margaret Malone. Dr. Thomson, D. V. S.—Dennis Lam- lert. Postviile Herald—Lillian Loftsgard. Bulman Studio—Ruby Olson, Eileen talka, Mila Mae Kruse, Viola ;ruse and Lillian Loftsgard. Telephone Co.—Margaret Malone. i Iris Theatre;—Verla Belschner. [Thoma Bros. Pharmacy — Verla lelschner. i Thoma's Cafe—Eileen Schultz and jteverly Brandt. | Dr. Morgan, D. V. S.—Bill Cole. i Schroeder Grocery—Marian Livcn- |ood and Bca McNeil. Luhman & Sanders—Elizabeth Catalan. ; The Palm—Gretchen Hein. I Drs. Kiesau & Kiesau—Marie Schultz aid Romilda Hein. M.E.KALLMAN, M.D. Physician and Surgeon Office Over Luhman & Sanders H. B. THOMSON Graduate Veterinarian Telephone 219 Postviile, Iowa Dr.F.W. KIESAU, M.D. Dr. M. F. KIESAU, M.D. Physicians and Surgeons Office over FostofTice Phone 245 J.W.MYERS, M. D. Offices over Kohlmann Bros. Telephones: Office 188W Residence 188X BURLING & PALAS ATTORNEYS - AT-LAW Over the PostviUe State Bank DR. H. D.COLE Dent is t Office over Citizens State Bank L C M MORGAN Veterinarian Office in Stockman Garage Telephone No. 272 LOUIS SCHUTTE Undertaker and Embalmer Orders Taken For Cut Flowers R ' 0. Woodard Geo. B. Woodard Woodard & Woodard Insurance and Surety Bonds Tcl e. Office 00 -J Residence 33 -J Vine St. WEST ONION, IA. Casten Oil Co.—Dean Hammel and Willard Thomn. Burling & Palas—Hiram Olson. Groth Produce Co.—James Kneeskern. Milwaukee Station—Elmer Hems. Shell Service Station—Eldo Hilmer. Kohlmann Bros.—Jack Bush. Poesch Bootery—Catherine Stone. Capper Hatchery—Arlene Koenig, Hildur Opsand and Kalhryn McGuire. E. J. Handy—Bob Hangartner, Hill's Hardware—Earl Gray and Harold Mcland. Postviile Lumber Co.—Ed Looney. Hoth Implement Co.—Telmer Olson. Dr. Kallman—Ruby Fools and Howard Humphrey. J. T. Humphrey Implement Shop— Quinton Clark and Oran Weston. Geo. J. Meier Grocery—Opal Kohls and Ellen Nuehring. Dravis Grocery—Mario Hangartner. Noilly Dress Shop—Helen Meyer. Stockman & Kugel Garage—Lorraine Stockman. Henry's Clothes Shop — Ralph Knceskern. Farmers Store—Marie Lawson and Mary McNnlly. Ben Franklin Store—Dorothy Walby. THE POSTVILLE HERALD, POSTVILLE, IOWA. FAGE SKVKW WE THANK YOU to On behalf of the Seniors and Vocations Class we wish thank the business and professional people for their splendid response on "Practical Experience Day." We sincerely hope it will be the means of establishing a greater respect for our home vocations and better understanding between citizens and students. Miss Wilma Trumbell. Supt. R. J. Carroll. Miss Regina Sullivan, Vocations Instructor. Barber Shop, Bruce Feed Mill, Commercial Hotel, Coast to Coast Store and Schuette Service Station. Increased interest in the project for next year is already manifest. The community may be glad to know that this idea is spreading throughout the United States, a National Boys and Girls Week having been established this year to promote better understanding and co-operation between the schools and commuhity in the matter of vocational interests. Post­ viile, as usual, is among the first to back progressive plans for their young people, Here's Their Reactions To the Jobs I found out how to buy, p ay and se „ arrange clothes, tag them, alter pants meet customers, put up displays and wrap packages. I got a lot out of working in a dress shop. I know how it is when people come in and try on fifty dresses and then don't buy any. First I learned that the manager of a clothing business isn't a millionaire and life in the clothing business isn't a bowl of cherries. I witnessed that shortening of shirt sleeves, which is done on an average of one shortening per year. I did not realize the amount of work whicli is required before the fanners get their chickens. In fact, I believe the manager of the hatchery has more to do than the farmer. From my observation I really realize the importance of going to a doctor immediately. I was shown red corpuscles, etc.. under the microscope. All I can say is that cafe life is hard. I learned the routine of the day. I worked at Bulman's. We retouched a picture and developed in the afternoon. After retouching a picture 1 took a picture of Velva. This may not seem very much, but every thing and every step lakes such a long time. 1 was with Dr. Thomson, the vetcrin-• ary. from 6:30 a. m. until evening. 1 1 found out there is very much to learn in this vocation and lots of problems one must meet. Yuu must be able to get along with everyone. The hardware business is on interesting vocation. I should think it would take a long time to find out where everything' is. I learned about the different qualities of rugs, quality and kinds of wood in different suites and kinds and quality of mohair. Also a general idea of how the business is carried on. I found out how an X-ray picture was taken, some of the instruments used in operations, the system of bookkeeping they use in keeping their books. I didn't realize the amount of work in picture taking and the expense. 1 learned about the planting and the care of the various plants. I had the experience of waiting on people, making change and writing out bills. I got a lot out of it because I never knew how this all was done before, or how many orders there were for different articles needed in order to keep the shelves filled. I found out that the work (oil station) is not hard and there is quite a bit of profit in the business. You meet many people. I have a clever conception of how to wait on customers and the efforts which must be put forth to please the customer. I got an idea of their work (implement dealer) putting machinery together and taking it out in the country. I think that this (Interstate Power Co.) was very interesting work, because I had a chance to see how someone else kept a set of books on their business transactions. Worked at Thoma Bros. Pharmacy during the day. Learned the history of the drug store. Some experiences of druggist. Learned points on salesmanship. Went to the Iris Theatre in evening. Learned how films are put in the machine, how the machines are run, the films rewound, how the sound system works. We appreciate the response from the following business people, even though no students were available to send to them: Hall Roberts' Son. Wm. Kozelka, Postviile Creamery. Max-Win Beauty Shoppe, Hanks Jewelry. Stone Barber Shop, Thomson From Long Beach to Postviile in 40 Hours There are no longer any. remote parts of the world, science and invention have so eliminated time and space that the peoples of the entire world are now near neighbors. This was recalled to mind only last week by the visit here of Frank W. Eaton of Long Beach, California. A trip to California used to be considered "going on a long journey," but now look what's happened. On Friday afternoon, May 15th, Mr. Eaton boarded the Union Pacific and Northwestern railways new streamlined train, "The City of Los Angeles," starting out on its maiden voyage. He left Long Beach at 3:45 p. m. Friday and on Sunday morning at 6:10 o'clock he got off the train at, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where after an hour's wait he boarded a Jefferson bus and arrived in Post­ viile at 10:30 o'clock, after just 39 hours of elapsed traveling time between Long Beach and Postviile. The train averaged 80 miles per hour on the entire trip between Long Beach and Chicago. And we are now only 78 hours from Berlin, Germany, via Zeppelin. The world we once looked upon as so large has shrunk considerably within the past few years and the probabilities are it will shrink considerably more within the next few years. Harvey Warrington, living just across the river south of the golf course, has an interesting phenomenon in one of his fields, says the Osage Press—a deep hole has suddenly appeared without any apparent reason. It is 18 feet, and cleaned out as though some force had simply spirited out that much of his farm. The hole is about six feet in diameter at the top, and about five by ten at the bottom, and resembles one of the old-time dug wells. It lies close to the road and is on a perfectly level piece of ground with no evidence of any sinkage around it. From very near the top to the bottom there is an out-cropping of limestone, much of which is eroded by the evident action of water and the absence of very little debris at the bottom of the hole strengthens the theory that at no very far date a stream of water ran thru below. It is easily accessible to the road, about fifty feet over the fence, and is well worth a trip to see this phenomena of nature. HELPING MOTHER TO LAY THE CARPET ON THE FLOOR We are indebted to the Albert Lea Daily Tribune for the following jogging of old memories, some rather unpleasant, but on the whole dating back to the days when people were fairly content with simple things and sometimes downright joyful In their possession: "This is housecleaning time. Do you remember when you had to borrow the neighbor's carpet stretcher? Do you remember when mother stood over you and made you drive a million and a half tacks clear around four sides of a room, fastening the carpet to the floor? It took the world a few centuries, more or less, to outgrow the carpet era."—Austin Herald. Yes, we remember well. And we remember how sore our knees used to get and how exasperated mother would be when the carpet would slip back under the severe stretch and throw a tack or two clear across the room into the water pail. 'Member too how elated mother would be when she could get some nice, bright oat straw to scatter about the floor. The puffier the carpet after it was finally in place, the more envious would be the neighbors. In other words all housewives in the neighborhood would vie with one another to see who could get the tightest fitting carpet over the most straw. We never could see why someone didn't cushion the top of the carpet stretcher to save skinned knees!Northwood Anchor. Yes, and we can recall that mother and father used to take the old straw bed tick out to the same oat straw stack and see how much of the straw they could stuff into'it without "busting" the tick. Then we can remember what a time they had in getting that tick through the doorway and pushing and pulling it up the narrow enclosed stairway up to the bedroom. And when it was put on the bed it made it mountain high, and what fun it was as a little boy to take a run across the room at bedtime and give a grand leap for life to land on top of the pile, and then mother would place a high- back rocker at the edge of the bed to keep us from falling out and hitting the floor in case we tried to ride the nightmare. Them were the days! REMOVES ARTIFICIAL LEGS TO HELP RAISE THE DOUGH Lima would be a poor place for a dentist to locate, says the West Union Argo. The persons of advanced age in that locality "grow their own." J. J. Oelberg. 78, found a tooth aching last winter when the roads and weather were so bad he could not get to town to consult a dentist. After removing a crown he found the tooth ulcerated, so two days later he pulled the tooth himself, as he keeps a pair of forceps and occasionally has pulled teetli for other folks. That was the first week in February. He now has realized for about a month that a new tooth is growing in to take the place of the one he pulled. And Mrs. Edna Harriman, 70, living at Albany, an adjacent village, also finds this spring that a new tooth is growing in for her. Don't kick your hogs says an exchange. That sentence is not written from a humanitarian standpoint, as you might suppose, but a mercenary one. It costs $1.25 every time a hog is kicked in the ribs. Every bruise on a hog carcass, one of the nation's big packing companies estimated, decreases its value by that amount. A bruise inflicted by a booted toe, it was explained, forms a blood clot which discolors and makes unfit a large portion of the carcass. How one person earns his living on the assumption that "what folks don't know doesn't hurt them," was displayed here in Lime Springs Tuesday. This fellow has a neat racket, and we wonder how many others pull the same thing. It was like this: When the train arrived Tuesday afternoon from the west, a man got off the coaches carrying a suit case, etc., in one arm, and a cane in the other. He seemed to walk pretty well. He went into the waiting room of the depot. When C. H. Moore, the agent, returned there from taking the mail sacks to the postoffice, he noticed what appeared to be the same fellow leaving the depot, but hobbling along very nicely on the stumps of his legs, which he had lost just below the knees. The fellow so resembled the one who had gotten off. the train with his legs, that Mr. Moore was prompted to look in the waiting room, and what do you suppose he found? There, standing in one corner with a suit case nearby, was a pair of very nice artificial legs which could be strapped on a person in a short time. The fellow had gone over town to market pencils and shoe laces to the sympathizing public, and would re turn with his profits, board the train for the next town, and again do a good business. There's a fellow who makes opportunity from a handicap, but it makes me wonder how long he has been do ing that sort of thing.—Lime Springs Herald. 1 . ' ^ REMEMBER THESE DATES FOR FAIRS HEREABOUTS Friday—Jane says to me says she that she has lernt that all of the britest boys is very conseated. well I dont think she has got enny reason to say that becuz I havent never ack- t e d conseated. not around her no ways. But I will mebby. Saterday —well when I cum up to my room tonite why ma rimined me that it was Saterday niteand I hadda take my] bath and she cumplemented me on the fack that I have not mist menny Saterday nites doing the past yr. But when the tub was full I found out the water was too cold and wet so I tuk a and splashed it in the water and will wait intil next Sat­ erday nite for my weekley bath. Sunday—I was down to Pugs house this p. m. but I wont never go there no more. His dad is so stingey that the onley entertainment a fella gets is when his dad takes out his falls teeth and waggles his face. Munday—ma was a saying at the table that she wood like to have the new banker and his wife up here for a evning vissit but that the new banker is a vulgarian. Ant Emmy wanted her to go on ahead and envite them ennyways becuz she had aU ways wanted to hear a yuman converse in that langwidge. Teusdey—I wood of got a pritty fare Grade in the test today onley I was under the empreshun that a Quorum was a place where they kep live Fish. Elsy mist the 1 about Cromwell, she thot it was where the Egipshens car- ryed there drinken water frum. Wensday—Joe Blunt nocked down the Ostopath Dr. today and cracked 2 ribs and spraned his ankel and punched him in the back and stomped on his Chest and choaked him and then tuk 2 $ away frum him. pa says this is News and he shud ought to no be­ cuz he wirks on a noose paper or uth- erwise my diry woodent get Printed I Xpeck. Thirsday—Ant Emmy says she all ways looked at marryage as a sorta ad venture, but personly give me a nice war or a nest of Bumble bees, ketching a pole cat issent so bad nea- ther. In comparisun, she sed. Josh Billings was asked one day, "How fast does sound travel?" "Wal," he drawled, "it depends a lot on the noise in point. Now, the sound of a dinner bell, for instance, travels a half mile a second, while an invitashun to git up in the mor- nin' I have known to be three quarters of an hour goin' up two pair of stairs—and then not have strength enough to be" heard." Following are the dates of the various agricultural fairs scheduled for 1936: Big Four Fair at Postviile, Sept. 11 to 14. Bremer County 4-H Fair, Waverly, Sept. 1 to 4. Buchanan County Fair, Independence, Aug. 18 to 21. North Iowa Fair, Mason City, Aug. 24 to 28. Big Four Fair, Nashua, Aug. 17 tc* 21. Elkader Fair, Elkader, Aug. 17 to 20. Clayton County Fair, National, Sept. 4 to 7. Delaware County Fair, Manchester, Aug. 11 to 14. Fayette County Fair, West Union. Aug. 24 to 28. Howard County Fair, Cresco, Sept. 1 to 4. Mitchell County Fair, Osage, Aug. 17 to 21. Winneshiek County Fair, Decorah, Aug. 19 to 22. PLAY!) UrfL> ill Flifc la Maivaloai Mlaaatotal 10,000 lakas md COMthii I>II»I ptoabt you haodwaa, haaky Mlom. WaB-«v*d Mid northern plln, ban, boat, tU*l mmklu. Fan lot mtvbody — batfitol, boattai, canoalag, Bikini. BoMUf, hontback iMkii. Write •> — wV kalp ro« plaal MINNESOTA TOURIST BUREAU 159Stata Capitol - St. Paul, Mian. •IB Thank You I wish to express my gratefulness to the voters of Allamakee county for the splendid vote accorded me at Monday's election. May I ask for your good will and support for the fall election also? 0VE T. ROE Democratic Candidate For Representative iiiniiHuii iiiimiiiiniiiiiBiiiiiaiiiii Thank You In appreciation of the vote of confidence extended me in the election Monday, I wish to take this method of thanking the Republican electors. I will endeavor to merit your confidence and respectfully solicit your support this fall. John P. King Republican Candidate for County Sheriff PRINTED PAGE PERMANENT OTHER FORMS ARE FLEETING | Some months ago we heard a delightful radio program. Where is itl now? Gone on the evanescent waves] of ether like it came. We still remember a bit of it, but we cannot give it to our children or our grandchildren. In our mind there still lingers some of the details of a moving picture we saw some years ago, with Lon Chaney in the title roll. But we cannot pass it on to our children or our grandchildren. The latter will not even know who Lon Chaney was. That great thing in our life has flickered out on the waves of light. Last evening our wife read this paper and threw it aside. Two hours later we saw her pick it up, refresh her mind on some articles and cut another for her scrapbook. At the same time we were reading a good book. Our children may read it when we are through. It will be in some home for our grandchildren.' and their grandchildren. It may be enjoyed a hundred years from now. Or longer. You cannot get away from the permanency of the printed page. We are proud we are offering the printed page to advertisers, instead of flickers of light or waves of sound, in and gone like the surf at the ocean's edge. When we pass from this life it will be •comforting to know that in scrapbooks and in books we have left some ideas, some thoughts, some art in words to live a bit longer than our own short span of years.—Paul Jones, Lyons, Kansas, editor. Sales Books At less cost than you have ever bought them! We Sell Every Kind of Sales Book Used Duplicate, Triplicate or Single! Give US an opportunity to quote you a price before placing your order with an outside concern. We believe we can save you money. Postviile Herald Commercial Printers Telephone No. 200

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