Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
La Porte City Progress-Review (Newspaper) - May 9, 1940, La Porte City, Iowa MEMBER Postal Schedul iGilbertville Will Be w )rdained i Her. Joseph N. Weber i Celebrate First Mass I it Gilbertville May Joseph N. son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe ffeber of Gilbcrtville, will be -ied at St. Itaphael's cathe- Dubuquo, at 9 o'clock, May Archbishop Francis J. Beck- He will celebrate his first s high mass in thc Immacu- ile Conception church, Gilberf- OD Corpus Christi Thursday, 23, at 9 a. m. Assisting dur- J'lls'mass will be: [jtk priest, Rev. William Cre- at Gilbertville; deacon, Ctance Neuses, Spechts LIT at the semin- 1 L. Ohio; sub-dea- ild Sweeney, Peosta, Mtot at the seminary; first of ceremonies, Francis Waterloo, student at the jf; second master of cere- _i, Bev. Victor Gerleman, as- itpastor at Gilbcrtville; cross J1 and thurifer, Al White, mile, la., student at the sem- acoylytes, William Kimsch, igo, 111., Karl Klcih, Leo is, Nevada, both students ut seminary. t sermon will be preached by jtarry Long- of Loras college, ine. [trting as bride will be Margie daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Little Chance Of Change in Census Here 9 Feu- Report JJeing Over looked and Census Bu- reau Says Almost All of llH'se Were Counted r> Change Is for This City Class Feast J Is Saturday 450 Attend Silver Rites Mr. and Mrs. Henry Foel- ske Observe Occasion at Denver Sunday Spring and Mrs Henry i-oeisko celebrated their allu alrs. tow wedding anniversary Sunil-iv Steimel, Eagle Center, who Iowa, where a crowd of to siprht. Llian the J Bill I bv the po es foi ;l iju-j i esidcnls -ck. offici.il found hl'l-L" numur.-itor, Porte City Juniors Seniors Plan Annual Ban- quet This Week-End ITiiiece of the celebrant Arlene Darlcnc McDonald, twin i, will be the flower girls- and Jimmy Steimel, Hay rttUe and Alvin Neisen will _je boys. The torch bearers pVWmer Hauler, Ervin Baul- lauler, Donald Steimel, and Jimmy Ambro- or cousins of the Weber was born on lisa Bear Gilbertville, March IMS. After completing his afe in St. Mary's school, ne entered Mount in Eagle Cen- graduated in 1932. He Loras col- 450 gathered fo'r the occasion? In the afternoon Rev y Damns of Jubilee conducted the anniversary services, followed bv i i i _ J and week's time, oulv five repoited that (hey "did i L' they had ]H'i-n e enumeraroi. and r> WitPvl'l at "atuloo, woek that most capes the nave atiually born c-oimle-d information obtained flon, oth Robert Foelskc-, Jean n2 all such cases-.' in almost i- Since that time he a student at Mount St Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio' h'S family are Waltcr wHfl, Porte Jr w of Rcadlyn. A Mv was Prepared bv Mrs. Charles Garllng. Mrs. Poelske's mother and fa- ther, six brothers and five sisters were present for tlie silver w ding ceremony. Among those from the La Po M y of ami apartment Mrs. Frank Stei- ,nrl and we a Dorot obert, Mr. and Mrs. Evcrc r'w hrean' r- and MI Geo E-oberts Mr. and Mrs. Willis TJ- Kerr, and Mrs. Job Weber, Jesup. ntf--A solemn ceremony at h Co Thc Mrs. Henry Obc and Mrs. Otto Ho Center; peters anT children, Mr' Mi'- Hoppe, Mr. and Mr ille; and two ginning- Sun- Catho- will be at 7 r i Car Hebel, Mr. and Mrs. Cab ,mff' ?ev' and ail-s- Domrcs an children, and Mrs. Floyd Gate and Mr. and Mrs. Russell" Arthu Mrs. Prank Powers, Mrs, Kobci Bryan Mrs Ed. Hoppc, Mrs. Cruf and Ellen Bowers attended the an vwi_ i LHU till I. nual Black Hawk Achievemen day festivities in Waterloo las inursday. Award of "cxccellenf was given Spring Creek for the years work. Spring Creek was al so given a perfect score in results obtained during the year. Mr. and Mrs. Heiplc and Kussell Ashley took part in the act 5 of the pageant. Mrs. Geo. Roberts spent Sunday afternoon in the Belle Frisby home. Mrs. Waddleberg of Cedar Rapids was also there. The 4-H boys met in Paul Bar- ker's office last Tuesday evening to get their instructions for their corn projects this year. Their arc five boys taking part in the corn project. Joyce Williams is improved but won't be able to return to school this week. Mrs. Anna B. Wilson of Cedar r a larjrer t'd on the unUs-honw -occupied hevc in 19-10 than 10 .vears previous but as pointed out in thc Prop-ess- Ke view la.st week a small drop in the avcraRe number nf persons in each house or npaihnent in the city could threw such calculations far out of accuracy, Mi1- Wolf said Tuesday, howover mcr will speaker for the evening will Al' ,BU1 and Al Kline will play a trumpet duet h Donna Branstetter as accom and there will be an e an cordian solo by Duane Feller The .mn, -j uvsuav, nowover that his office would bo glad to receive any list of names who might have been missed and check -hem against the La Poite City list to make sure they had been included, and that in case anv er- should be found there would still be time to chaiifjc- the figures before they were certified to Wash- nft'ton. La Porte City census was aken by Bill Beck of Eagle Center vho spent nearly a month in a' lamstafcing- house-to-house survcv Methodist Ladies Aid is the dinner which consists following: First course- Beverage, open facod sandwiches-' econd course: steak cscal- loped potatoea, buttered carrots molded wind; pnrkertioi.se Jelly, relish dish; third course- fc'rs stniwbel'1'y sundaes and wa- Entertainment in the form of social dancing will be offered to Disabled Soldiers Make Poppies to be Sold May 25 e oere to those who desire to remain at thc scnoo, following the program. Farm Group Meets Monday JJnice and Mrs. Ion-is Kinj; entertained the Bruce ownship farm buieau in their ome on Monday evening. Mr. and Mrs. William Thorns and amily of near Dinsdale wore Sun- >y guests in the J. J. Shand lomo. Rob. Gardner, who has been suf ering- with an infected ear, wa ken to a Waterloo doctor by hi fe and nephew, on Monday afi noon and was advised to 'go t day or tuo '.in John L, Young First Game Isjtonday Local Baseball Team to Start Corn Valley Sched- ule This Week-End Lil Porte City's newly organize! city baseball team will open It Corn Valley League schedule Sun day, when the Vinton team plays on the local diamond. A team nf 10 maximum squad The Memorial Poppies to tnbuted here Satimlav A Better Mail Service Soon Early Morning Mail to Come on First Bus From W loo Starting Monday U Porte City's mail service cause of much grumbling the past nio weeks after changes in train schedules left the cify without service, will get back Large Flag Given To Scout veterans, but ail of t distributed in owa a I i m Des Mo Rapids is making a brief visit in Ihe 0. L. Otto home. Mr. Maylon Williams went to Iowa City last Friday with some cattle. Regular Farm Bureau will meet in the Ed Hoppc home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Herman "Benson and Mrs. Myrtle Craft have charge of the program. Ladies are to bring sandwiches and pie. Bad Check Artist Visits the City Several local merchants were re- ported victimized last week-end by a bad check posser who allegedly had forged the name of Ruth son, local teacher, to paper passed at business houses here. n Vinton Gains 604 In Past Decade Official population of Vinton is now a of 604 in the past years, jt was announced by the census bureau week, Efficiency Ten minutes after he heard o po- lice broadcast from Storm Lake, chief of, police Mulder of Sheldon picked up a man who was wanted L rs a trBffice violation which he had just committed. If e hospital foi relieved. Sir. and Mrs. d LeRoy accompanied by Mr. ani Irs. Henry Thede and" Rollanr ylor, Mr. and Mrs. Hob. Card icr and Marie, accompanied Pauline Young of La Porte City among those attending the Rebckah meeting at Shellsburg on Thursday evening. Mrs. John Seamans of .near Tripoli has been in a serious con- dition following an appendicitis operation in a Waterloo hospital but is heller at this writing. Mr. and .Mrs. Paul Chalupsky and family wore Sunday visitors in thc Chas. Shcarn home near Morrison. Mr. and Ma thorn and childi en spent Sunday in thc Joe Holub home near Gcneseo. Mr. and Mrs, James Riha and Mr. and Mrs. Rowland Hubfca of near Vininp and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Linhart am! family of near Cluticr were Sunday guesls in thc Elmer Shanda home1. Pauline Young of La Porte Citv -..._ 1I1U1I1 AlJUclf, permitted Under league two nijinag-crfi have been Hclcctcd. The team will include Don Har- ton, pitcher; Bud third base; Hank Lcsh, fielder' Ray Howrcy, catcher; Sam Bral- lier, pitcher and first base; Lee Erallier, fielder and first base.; Hob Langford, pitcher and fielder; three hundred ami foi n- Bus Hackcrson, fielder; llnckerson, third .The work of makinfr poppies ln- early the winter and ma- terials arc supplied by (he Auxil- iary; and the men are puid tl.K. ularly each week Auxiliarv funds. Employment lo vi-l'jian, crivifig no campensanon, with pitrriencc liiff to those having families loj A total of .small I'oppies have been made veterans. j The poppy? What is is a poppy much liiir'i the onts to be distribuli-d on pop-': day and is usod f.n- 'purposes. One of Ihri-e laviri- mm-1 pies will be placed on the -rm.! of every World War and ut Eagle Ctntt-i nn Mi nuiri-i! by your local American I -1 Uride's mother. The flag, 7Vi feet c i anil "j foot high, belonged at tmu- to Mrs. AlcBridc's grand- iLhcr. L, D. Chester, local con- is making a flag pole to 1 donated to the troop. Tivenly-six boys re-iegistered tins wcu-k for second year of local Iroop'.s work. There are H .second class scouts and several immg to pass first class tests in the near future. At next week's meeting- there of new- pa- Tuesday at the local'post Arrangements have been com- pleted for gctlmg newspapers and list class from Waterloo by uus at o'clock each morn- which will mean that this mail be distributed in the boxes by 8am. instead of just before noon lias been the case in recent The short delay in starting service, it is understood out of the necessity of mail routing over nil this of Iowa m order to bring the pouches, to Waterloo instead Rapids. Until train scrv- was changed here, all mail here early in the morn- ng was routed through Cedar Rap- u.s and came up on the north- to Waterloo and thence south Porte City. In addition to the early mail the. local office will ffct pouches irom both north and south at 11 a. m. and again at G p. m For outgoing mail, the pouches will close at a. m. for that eoing north by Rock Island, and at n a. m. for that going south bv star route. The pouches for bound mail in the afternoon will close at and for the north- 1 late Iowa State Fair Announces Prizes Ir and assistant patrol leaders, bugler other positions. Auxiliary unit. These large one f the IT. S. Vcloiar >n facility in sj May, 1936, He works a.s hf! are all mndc- ilfa.st patient Corn Work Is Delayed W e a t h c r offer in cash premiums for livestock, farm exhibits, 4-H club work, and other types of compe- tition .-.L the 1U40 state exposition here, from cr and spring. arge poppy Mimmor. fall, Forces Delay in Work This Month Field the Verne jiavc been Shorty Ils Uie hope of Paul Vi'ilh planting of sweet corn canning factory set local Robb, second base; Earl Stroheck- )v every poj-t er, catcher; Don Rundel, shortstop; state will thi- Oren Hoyt, fielder; Doc Chris-M0'1 nrinm- Al ft i n.....__> f i r t IK i. fi i nji. to r'- at the foe- '.'i.v 'vpu.Ksod foar last week-end Aug-ust 21 through AuRust 30, thc fair's executive ooard announced today. This, is orie of the largest sums off by the fair in recent years, and the farm and livestock offer- ing are amone; the largest pro- vided by any state fair in the na- tion, exposition officials said today. Iiizc list totals announced for the principal classes of competition include: IIor.se, SI8.5GO; Cattle, Swine, Sheep, Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits, S5 500; Agriculture, 'o'Vl'in Y.CJ? s, Apiary, unit in ry, Textile, lowa Art Salon, Women's Hobbies, w, injinn p unrla" I n i topher, infleldpr; Al Coopor, field- veterans' er; George Marshall, fielder; JackPvhat could Mcnio ------Q- UUUAI i-uuiu jc mole Schlotfelt, fielder; John bc-auliful ihan v fielder, and Harold Brallicr and Blooming on How do ___ money'! Did you ever Bernard Poyner, managers, Schedule for (he rest of the season includes: May 10, at Palo; I lay 2G, Ml. Auburn here; Jijnelon the faces of nu at Urbana; June 9, nt young- people June 1G, at Horne; June 23, longingly for Hi Garrison here; bnlonce of season I worn by then averse of first-half schedule. Id for Miccesbful corn plant- he 11 It-mperatures keep up to nor- levels this week-end, however probable that much of thc School Exhibits, Vo- cational Agriculture, 3200 A total of offered for corn will be planted within look Ponsar Not To Get Medal National Scout Regula- tions Forbid Awards to Relatives of Victims gaze into store nourishing food, DfiJ's and "M_om." Yes, for thr of money goes. Maybe -t veteran a f v (by.s. Field corn, likewise, lia-i been held up to a large extent :i lliouph a few farmers defied the iiralhei lo plant earlier; but week-end is expected to sec planting. b" field man for the cannin ]ast TV.eck.cnd fo for tomato plant? e ?et events is higher Jl s than that offered last Vcar was an over Sunday guest of her uncle and aunt. and Mrs. John L. Young, and LuIJoy. Mr. and .Mrs. Glemi Byam and Gloria, accompanied by the latter's parents, Mr. and Mi's. Joe Pokamy Notional Boy Scout regulations of Belle Plaine. Sunday aft- ernoon in the J. J. Shanda home Thc Pokormp's and Shanda's were old friends some 20 years ago while living in Klberoii, not having; met again until Sunday. Rev. F. C. Gonzales, 68-year- old Tabor minister, Fremont coun- ty, has no morbid fear of the here, after. Recently he has completed a solid native walnut casket in which his remains are to be consigned to the grave when the time comes. Wholly original in design, Rev. Gonzales' coffin has walnut ban make it impossible for Marvin Ponsar, local scout who recently saved his father. Albert Ponsar, from bleeding to death after a hunting accident, from receiving the Boy Scout lifcsaving medal, local scout officials have been no- tified. One of thc rules of the national organization, it was said, ig that no medals can be given to those who save immediate relatives from death. Young Ponsar, however, received a fine letter from James West, national scout commissioner, con- gratulating him on his quick wit and mother to wear poppy I urge all other citivcns their patriotic rumemhranc Mr, poppy on of and lf> show isn't speed, it will do until dies, and a solid slab of walnut something faster comes along! (for o lid. John Angel Hurt At Machine Plant John Angel of La Porto City suf- fered n painful injury Wednesday afternoon while woiking at the John Deere plant in Waterloo. A 375-pound housing struck him just above the knees, ,-ind several stitches were required to close the wounds in both legs. Mr. Angel will be unable to work for borne time. Board Approves Bridge Contracts "he Black Hawk county board at and steady nerves in giving first a brief meeting Monday officially aid to his father after a shotgun approved contract awardi to blast had severed thc main artery Olson construction company of in his left arm. Waterloo for two bridge jobs in the county. The company had been announced a week earlier as the low bidder on the two projects. ill be in thc neighborhood Auburn imd Brandon. World Peace Prayers Are Said Here Special prayers for world peace arc being said each day in Sacred Heart church in La Porte City fol- owing thc request of Pope Pius that members of the church throughout the world pray that the present conflict does not spread ri -ij' ma? soon cease. mrt.v suun cease. UnJdrcn arc assembling at 4-10 m. on Mondays through Thurs- for these prayers, and on rndays and Saturdays they arc said during evening devotions at p. m. Religious Movie Want Ads 'reach your best mark. hopper. Doultrv lambs< poultiy, club records, agricultural demonstrations, judging' Jgg -PL contests. The heavy offerings in livestock classes officials said, arc n move to re 'W ag es. fair in America. Laft year show here exceeded any oth- ber rf ?hc nalion in her of livestock entries, and Pages of- more than 250 pnze will be of w e of the Press May 1, and be to prospective exhibitors C of charge on request to A. R. Corev statc Fair Annual Brandon Banquet Held annual Mother- o Daughter banquet was held in mmg room of INFAVSPAPERf WSFAPF..R
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.