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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1951, Postville, Iowa Is State Governor William S. Beardsley - started his program of visiting jb of the state institutions under board of step on his schedule was the Training school at It first time Governor visited the and the first time in several that an Iowa governor has plans to visit each of institutions in the next The governor's idea on such a pood It gives him opportunity to know the various under his lii it gives the members of the to fe0 tlle It could also mean an in employee relations hat with the boss apparently 0 more of an interest in the their work and working Other Iowa governors had similar plans for but none ever followed rough with Name The Iowa liquor control after hearing a legislature interim and a critical report om the state revived the of comptroller for the The new appointee is a veteran with the He's airy F. chief accountant for Hess has been of the comptroller since 1 former Elmer E. 5 of Dyersville was fired about year Abolishment of position a flood of The interim which the liquor among other inas that job be A report by Chet tate also recommended hat the comptroller's post be Gets State Willis B. former chairman f the Iowa Republican central has accepted a state has taken a job as a motor fuel auditor in the state The appointment made by M. L. tate 58. headed the state GOP committee from July 1. 1943 o December 21. 1947. Sales Liquor sales volume has slumped n That's the report from the tate liquor control The slump has the as a result of its line 15 liquor law review called to he attention of all state store The commission at that time its managers not to sell which the buyer intended o resell or apparently was basing for bars and Commissioner A. A. Coburn the sales volume has dropped bout seven per cent. Coburn also has charged that distributing firms are Iowa tavern operators to uv liquor in that state for illegal ale in He said similar probably existed along the jorders of other states which are Need Iowa State Fair officials need They want 100 Iowa farm boys to act as ushers at the State 25 to September 3 in officials are searching for farm youths to assist in the of award results during day of the Insurance Charles R. the state's insurance reports there's likely to be an increase in auto insurance rates in Fischer said he has notified auto casualty companies that he would he agreeable to increases of five to seven per cent. The companies had requested 28 to 30 per cent boasts in injury and property damage Fischer said experience does not show a justification for a 28 to 30 Per cent A State Senator Alden L. Doud of Douds is interested in being a candidate for governor in the 1952 That's the political chatter one hears these days in southeast particularly in Jefferson and Van Buren That's where the senator hails a veteran party worker and has served for many years in the house and Of there has been no confirmation nor denial of the Doud is a member of the state central committee and is the Party's state organizational it he's serious he'll likely oppose Beardsley for the Republican The governor is being counted upon to seek a third Can't Make It. General MacArthur has advised towa department of the American Legion that he will not be able w attend the Legion's annual state convention in Des Moines August 0-7-8. general had been invited to The invitation had been extended by the Legion through General Hanford MacNider of personal friend of MacArthur said he is now making only one speech a month and Is accepting such engagements only Irom state Special doesn't look like Governor will call a special of the state legislature at the on Page Official Newspaper for Allamakee County and the Town of Postville Postville Herald A LIVE NEWSPAPER IN A LIVE TOWN Fifty-ninth JULY 25, 1951. Number 39. School Budget Requirements To Be 1952 1952 Budget Estimate Published This Week Shows Some Increase News Those In The SERVICE The annual budget notice for the Postville Independent School district is being published in today's The taxing body indicates an increased budget will be necessary for next year's The increase will be approximately over that asked last The notice designates August 13. 8:00 p. as the time of hearing on the proposed budget at which time taxpayers will be heard for or against the estimated Asked 852,500 in 1950. Last year the total asked by the school district was of which was for general school was raised to pay for outstanding bonds and and went to the special courses In the proposed the amount of is asked for the general is for bonds and and is for special courses The increased budget requirements this year are made necessary by increased The proposed expenditures for the 1951-52 school year amounts to SI 16.560. an increase of over the needs of last The entire increase is in the general fund which reflects the increased cost of operations under rising prices and also reflects the 10 per cent salary increase granted instructors the past Expect More The school expects to receive additional federal and state aid this a raise of over last Tuition income is to be higher with to be raised by this means in comparison to the figure of last Taxable valuation of property has raised during the past Taxable valuation of property of 1949 was against in 1950. a raise of On moneys and the figure was considerably smaller this year due to new Monies and credits are listed as in 1949 against in 1950. to Home On Leave Arbie Mate on the U. S. Destroyer is home on a 20-day leave of He has been cruising in the Pacific for the past several The Destroyer Hale is in Philadelphia naval yards undergoing repairs at Promoted Hall M. who is stationed at Ft. Kansas with the Fifth Loudspeaker and Leaflet has been promoted to according to word received here this week by his Mrs. H. E. His previous rank was Pfc. Red Cross Swimming For Children Completed Farmers Store Plans For New Building Here To Replace The Old Structure Now All Modern Plant Shown above is a group of boys and girls and their sponsors who are preparing to leave City Park for Decorah to participate In the final Red Cross sponsored swimming class trips were made to the pool this summer with 493 children participating during the Trips were made twice weekly T. Mrs. Burr Mrs. R. L Mrs K T. Mrs Mrs. W T. Mrs. Hubert J. Klingbeil and Arthur C. Ticket sellers at the park were Carlton W. Hubert Luhman and M. R. Dry Days Aid Farmers In Haying Summer's wet weather finally | drew to a close last week with i four days of sunshine and weather making it possible for farmers to complete the haying the small grain is turning rapidly now and it is expected that cutting will get under way in some places this Heavy rains preceded the dry bringing an additional one and inches of moisture to the area in thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday Boy Scouts Sell 7 Tons Of Paper Home On Leave Pvt. Eugene E. Szabo arrived home last Sunday for a weeks visit with his Mr. and Mrs. Steve Szabo at His address Pvt. Eugene E. US 55094113. Co. 112 28th Camp * 4i * * * to Visits Here Pvt. Charles Brown is spending a nine-day furlough with his Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown at His address Pvt. Charles US 55094110. Co. 112 28th Camp to Change Of Address Cpl. Keith Evert has been transferred to an overseas His new address Cpl. Keith AF 17282438. 7350 B. C. S. APO 742, c o P. New to Promoted Harold Evert has been promoted from Sgt. to Staff according to word received by his parents this He is stationed at Hickam Air to Reenlists Sgt. Homer C. who is with the air force in the Pacific has for a three year according to word received by his parents this to Change Of Address James H. Looney has been transferred to Georgia on his return to the base from a furlough here with his His new address James H. RA 17325195. B 337th AAA Camp X George Harvey Rites Are Held Sunday Afternoon services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Castalia for George C. 46, who passed away at a hospital in Rochester following an illness of several The rites were conducted by Rev. H. C. Burial was made at The service was in charge j of the Schutte Funeral j George C. son of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Harvey was born October 22. 1905 at He died I at Minnesota following i an illness which began in May of j this He was married to Lois Burns Waukon on October 28, 1925. Four children were born to the three of whom survive the passing of their He was educated in the school at He lived on a farm near Castalia after his marriage until he moved to Lansing in 1948 where he operated a He moved to New Albin in 1950 and operated a restaurant there George Harvey is survived by his three G. A. D. A. stationed at i Mrs. Richard of Waterloo and Carol at a Mrs. Herman Reckward of and two He was preceded in death by his father in 1950. and a daughter Virginia who died in Junior Legion Nine Defeats Fayette Here Sunday Afternoon The Postville Junior Pirates behind the five hit pitching of Rima and defeated Fayette here 6 to 5. Postville scored two runs in both the fourth and fifth innings and one each in the sixth and Fayette opened the scoring with a three run barrage in the second inning followed by one run in each the third and fourth The Junior Pirates will be hosts to the West Union Junior Legion team next Sunday at the ball park Box Official Population Count Now Set At 1343 2b rf 3b cf B. c F. If If lb Totals Fayette 210 401 200 311 221 410 201 200 010 300 2464 2655 Rites Held For Mrs. Olaf Hanson to Address Given Pvt. Dwight A. who left with the July draft quota from Allamakee is stationed at Ft. Leonard His address Pvt. Dwight A. US 55161384. 231st AFA 6th Armored Fort Leonard Driver Examiners To Be Here Monday The Postville Boy Scout troop last week sold seven tons of paper to Steve Szabo of Castalia for per netting them a profit of The paper was collected during two recent drives conducted in the town by the Money will be used for the advancement of the Scouting program Bombers Win Still Retain Lead The Bombers won their game last week to maintain top position in the league Monona Allis-Chalmers remained in second with a seven two lost Results of the game last week were as Blues 16, Reds 10; Bombers 22, Postville F. F. A. 3. Auto 11, Firemen 10; Reds 8, Farmers Store 7. Allis Chalmers 11, Blues 10; City Club 22, Monona F. F. A. 1. Games scheduled this week are as Wednesday - Western Auto vs. Postville F. F. Bombers vs. Store vs. Monona F. F. Monona Allis Chalmers vs. Blues vs. City Firemen vs. Postville F. F. A. Standings of the teams as of July 23, are as won lost Bombers 9 1 Monona A. 7 ' 2 Blues 6 3 City Club 6 4 Western Auto 4 5 Firemen 3 5 Farmers Store 6 Monona F. F. 6 Postville F. F. 3 7 Reds 7 The state driver examiner team will be in Postville next Monday to renew drivers permits and to issue new according to announcement made by W. H. town marshaL County Road Letting Is Set For August 6 The largest single letting for road resurfacing in Allamakee county's history will be on August 6, at 1:30 p. m. in the board of supervisor's room at the The letting will cover 54.5 miles of road in the county of which 7.3 miles are construction and the balance According to the specifications there will be 33,000 tons of class B crushed rock used for maintenance work and 11,000 tons of class B crushed rock used for George R. county estimated the cost of the resurfacing at and the cost of construction at Final ap proval of the program and an of the date of the let ting was completed last week by the board of The work touches every township in the county but French Creek and will get underway as soon as possible following the successful Elliott said class B crushed stone is being used instead of class A crushed stone because the class B stone contains less fine have checked the roads and find there is enough binding material on them so what we really need is the he There are 12 The complete listing of these projects may be found in the official notice elsewhere in this Household Auction Is Planned Monday A public auction of the household property of the Mary Schroeder estate will be held at the former Schroeder residence in on July 30, beginning at 1:30 p. At The Theatre July 20. 27, and 23. starring John Dennis O'Keefe and Arleen A July 29 and 30. Little starring Spencer Joan and Elizabeth A riot from beginning to July 31 and August 1. Return of Jesse starring John Ann and Henry Also I Shot Billy the starring Don Robert Wally Vernon and Tom services were held at the Schutte Funeral Home here at 2:00 p. m. Saturday for Mrs. Olaf 72, who passed away at her home July 19. The rites were conducted by Rev. Walter T. Martin of the Community Presbyterian Burial was in Postville Born In Julia Olson daughter of Julius and Elizabeth was born May 23. 1879 in Clayton She passed away at her home in Postville on July 19, 1951 at the age of 72 Mrs. Hanson was united in marriage with Olaf Hanson on November 22, 1919 at Cedar She is survived by her husband Olaf of and one Mrs. Mary Huey of West She was preceded in death by her a sister Louise and two Ole and population figures were released from the state last week following the census count last The official Postville count was set at 1,343, three higher than the unofficial count made Following is a list of the count for the four area with figures showing the comparison between the 1940 count and the 1950 1940 1950 Allamakee county 16,351 Lansing 1.388 1.536 Waukon 2.972 3,158 Postville 1,194 1.343 Waterville 253 199 Clayton county 22.522 Elkader 1.556 1.584 McGregor 1.309 1.138 Guttenberg 1.860 1.912 Monona 1,191 1.346 Strawberry 1.223 1.247 Luana 204 220 Winneshiek county 21.639 Decorah 5,303 6.060 Castalia 239 221 Ossian 822 304 Calmar 903 937 Fayette 28.294 Fayette 1.162 1.469 Oelwein 7.801 7.858 West Union 2.059 2.141 Elgin 636 642 Clermont 626 625 Postville Farmers Co-operative Society plans on building a new two story business structure here with work to start within a short according to Roy Government approval was granted them last week for building and the town council will act on permit within a few The which will replace the present Farmers will have a 48 foot front on the street and extend back 90 There will be a full a first floor grocery and feed department and a second floor apartment and office Block Construction will be of with a brick A full row of display windows will extend the The basement will be laid out for a laundry room for the apartment a furnace room and large storage The first floor will be for store The entire 48 foot across and 44 foot back will be the ' grocery A grocery room will be at the rear of the grocery department along the south The office will be just opposite the storage room on the north The rear of the 22x48 feet Will be for feed The second floor will be made into apartments and possibly some office Plans for this area are not as yet V Volunteer Work The first job in the is tearing down the old building to make room for the new Volunteer workers are expected to supply most of the labor for this and all volunteers are asked to leave their names at the store for a regular schedule of During the feed will be dispensed from the feed storage house at the rear of Memorial The grocery department will operate from another location not as yet Road Association To Hold Open Dinner Meet Federal Offices Combine At Waukon The Farmers Home Administration announces that effective in August the office location will be 21 Allamakee This is also the new address of the production marketing administration and the soil conservation service under the recent plan of consolidating office locations within the Office visits to the county will be 1:00 p. m. to 4:00 p. m. the first and third Fridays of each This schedule has been announced by Clarence C. county Farmers Home for Allamakee Three New Arrivals At Hospital This Week Roy's Cab Service Will Operate Here Roy A. Spague will begin a regular cab service for Postville residents this week operating under the name of Roy's Cab Phone for the new service is 305-J: cab will be available from 8:00 a. m. to 11:00 p. m. with calls to be answered any Mr. Spague is living at the Mrs. S. C. Baily The Allamakee County Good Roads association will hold an open dinner meeting at the Waukon Golf Club house on August 1. beginning at 6:30 p. according to William Claud executive secretary of the Iowa Road and several others from that group will be invited Tickets are available from H. J. secretary of the and reservations must be made before Monday July 30. The purposes of the meeting are to explain the work done by the association since its last winter and to present its aims and purposes on entire county road Lansing Farmer Is F. H. A. Appointee Three new two boys and a were added to the community during the past week at Postville Following is a list of the Mr. and Mrs. Louis July 21, 9 lbs. Mr. and Mrs. Evart July 18, 8 2 Dr. and Mrs. D. E. July 22, 6 11 Other Mrs. Andrew Harpers July 18, Lana Marie July 18, Diane July 19, Mrs. Reinhold Des July 21, Kenneth July 21, Donnie July 22, Betty July 23, Charles July 23, Mrs. Leo July 23, Mrs. Lena July 23, A. W. July 24, Mrs. Floyd 24, V Vocal Instructor Firemen Called To Cloy Schultz Home Charles A. Whalen of was appointed the first of July to the Farmers Home Administration committee for Allamakee Clarence C. local supervisor for the said this The new committeeman is a livestock farmer and long-time resident of the Lansing He will serve three Whalen succeeds Patrick L. farmer of the Waukon whose three-year term expired June 30. Scenic All Stars To Play Waukon Vets The Scenic League All composed of players from all teams of the Scenic will play the Waukon Vets at the Waukon ball park on Tuesday July 31. The game will be called at 8:00 p. m. Four Postville Pirates are on the all star They are Gene Don Burnell Anderson and Jack The game will be played under lights at the new Waukon athletic Postville Volunteer Fire Department was called to the Cloy Jr. home south of Postville on Tuesday A fire had started in a combine engine which was being prepared for the harvest The fire was extinguished without causing much damage and was out on the arrival of the fire Plan Reopening Of Club At National Miss Audrey Miss Audrey Pepper of has been elected by the board of education to serve as vocal instructor in the Postville schools next Miss Pepper is a graduate of Drake university in Des The grand opening of the Club on Highway 52 at National be held August 1, with free dancing on the opening The club boasts a modern dining Opening day serving will at 1:00 p. m. and continue until all are Waukon Indians Defeat Pirates Waukon handed the Postville town team another Scenic League setback Sunday in a game played at 7 to 6. This is the third one run loss suffered by the Pirates this Cloy Schultz led the hitting attack for the Pirates with three singles followed by Don Mork with two doubles and E. Mork with two Cloy Schultz pitched for the Pirates with Jack Schultz behind the Kolanik was on the mound for Waukon with Larson on the receiving Box Postville AB R H D. 3b 5 0 2 G. lb 5 1 1 C. p 4 1 3 J. c 5 1 1 E. cf 4 1 2 D. 2b 4 0 1 T. ss 3 1 1 B. If 2 1 0 Cub rf 4 0 0 W. 3b 1 0 0 Totals Waukon 37 6 11 7 11
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