Postville Herald, July 25, 1951

Postville Herald

July 25, 1951

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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1951, Postville, Iowa overnor Is isiting State nstitutions Governor William S. Beardsley - started his program of visiting jb of the state institutions under st.ite board of control, st step on his schedule was the vs" Training school at Eldora. It a'/thc first time Governor Bear-'. |uid visited the school, and a'rltcd the first time in several -,rs that an Iowa governor has -nped there. _ jeardslcy plans to visit each of . institutions in the next year. The governor's idea on such ,its is' a pood one. It gives him opportunity to know the various stitutions under his jurisdiction, lii it gives the members of the stfs nn'opportunity to fe0 tlle K�v" 'nor.' It could also mean an im-ovement in employee relations hat with the boss apparently tak- 0 more of an interest in the em-oyees. their work and working viroment. Other Iowa governors had an-unced similar plans for inspec-(rips but none ever followed rough with them. Name Comptroller. The Iowa liquor control commis-on. after hearing recommenda-from a legislature interim mmittee and a critical report om the state auditor, revived the -sition of comptroller for the com-ission. The new appointee is a veteran orker with the commission. He's airy F. Hess, chief accountant for -veial vcars. Hess has been do-work of the comptroller since 1 former comptroller. Elmer E. 5 of Dyersville was fired about year atfo. Abolishment of Drees' position rouqht a flood of criticism. The >3i>lative interim committee, which ,'vestisated the liquor commis-recommended among other " inas that Drees' job be rees-blished. A report by Chet Akers. tate auditor, also recommended hat the comptroller's post be reived. Gets State Post. Willis B. York, former chairman f the Iowa Republican central ominitteo has accepted a state job. 'ork has taken a job as a motor ehiclo fuel auditor in the state easurer's office. The appointment .a* made by M. L. Abrahamson. tate treasurer. , York. 58. headed the state GOP entnl committee from July 1. 1943 o December 21. 1947. Sales Down. Liquor sales volume has slumped n Iowa. That's the report from the tate liquor control commission. The slump has occurred, the com-i;sion reports, as a result of its line 15 liquor law review called to he attention of all state store manners. The commission at that time rdered its managers not to sell iquor which the buyer intended o resell or apparently was pur- basing for bars and taverns. Commissioner A. A. Coburn esti-ates the sales volume has dropped bout seven per cent. Coburn also has charged that Ne--ka distributing firms are in-ucim' ^a&roT" T. Martin. Mrs. Burr Cook, Mrs. R. L Evans, Mrs K T. Cook, Mrs HE. Roberts, Mrs. W T. Martin, Mrs. Hubert Luhman, Wm. J. Klingbeil and Arthur C. Webster. Ticket sellers at the park were Carlton W. Schroeder, Hubert Luhman and M. R. Sherman.____ Warm, Dry Days Aid Farmers In Haying Summer's wet weather finally | drew to a close last week with i four days of sunshine and warm' weather making it possible for farmers to complete the haying work. However, the small grain is turning rapidly now and it is expected that cutting will get under way in some places this weekend. Heavy rains preceded the dry weather, though, bringing an additional one and eleven-sixteenth inches of moisture to the area in thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday morning. Boy Scouts Sell 7 Tons Of Paper "a Home On Leave Pvt. Eugene E. Szabo arrived home last Sunday for a weeks visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Szabo at Castalia. His address is: Pvt. Eugene E. Szabo. US 55094113. Co. A, 112 Inf.. 28th Div.. Camp Atterbury. Indiana. * 4i * * * to Visits Here Pvt. Charles Brown is spending a nine-day furlough with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown at Castalia. His address is: Pvt. Charles Brown. US 55094110. Co. F, 112 Inf.. 28th Div.. Camp Atterbury. Indiana. ***** to Change Of Address Cpl. Keith Evert has been transferred to an overseas assignment. His new address is: Cpl. Keith Evert. AF 17282438. 7350 B. C. S. Sqdn.. APO 742, c o P. M, New-York. New York. ***** to Promoted Harold Evert has been promoted from Sgt. to Staff Sergeant, according to word received by his parents this week. He is stationed at Hickam Air Base. to Reenlists Sgt. Homer C. Evert, who is with the air force in the Pacific theatre, has re-enlisted for a three year period, according to word received by his parents this week. ***** to Change Of Address James H. Looney has been transferred to Georgia on his return to the base from a furlough here with his parents. His new address is: James H. Looney. RA 17325195. B Btry.. 337th AAA Gn. Bn.. Camp Stewart, Georgia. X George Harvey Rites Are Held Sunday Afternoon k-Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Castalia for George C. Harvey, 46, who passed away at a hospital in Rochester following an illness of several months. The rites were conducted by Rev. H. C. Snow. Burial was made at . Castalia. The service was in charge j of the Schutte Funeral Home. j George C. Harvey, son of Mr. and ! Mrs. Delbert Harvey was born October 22. 1905 at Castalia. He died I at Rochester. Minnesota following i an illness which began in May of j this year. He was married to Lois Burns at. Waukon on October 28, 1925. Four : children were born to the union, \ three of whom survive the passing of their father. He was educated in the school at Castalia. He lived on a farm near Castalia after his marriage until he moved to Lansing in 1948 where he operated a cafe. He moved to New Albin in 1950 and operated a restaurant there also. George Harvey is survived by his wife; mother: three children, La-verne G. Harvey. A. D. A. N.. stationed at Norfolk, Virginia, Betty, i Mrs. Richard Manning) of Waterloo and Carol at home; a sister, Mrs. Herman Reckward of Castalia; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father in 1950. and a daughter Virginia Mae, who died in infancy. Junior Legion Nine Defeats Fayette Here Sunday Afternoon The Postville Junior Pirates behind the five hit pitching of Rima and Olson, defeated Fayette here Sunday, 6 to 5. Postville scored two runs in both the fourth and fifth innings and one each in the sixth and seventh. Fayette opened the scoring with a three run barrage in the second inning followed by one run in each the third and fourth innings. The Junior Pirates will be hosts to the West Union Junior Legion team next Sunday at the ball park here. Box Score. Postvi'Je Harris, ss.................... Official Postville^ Population Count Now Set At 1343 Rima. p, 2b .... Nelson, rf ....... Helgerson. 3b Schroeder, cf B. Schultz, c .. F. Schultz. If . Brainard, If ... Jarmes, lb ..... Totals Fayette ........... AB R H 2 1 0 4 0 1 . 2 0 0 . 3 1 1 . 2 2 1 . 4 1 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 .. 0 1 0 .. 3 0 0 24 6 4 26 5 5 Rites Held For Mrs. Olaf Hanson to Address Given Pvt. Dwight A. Marston, who left with the July draft quota from Allamakee county, is stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood. Missouri. His address is: Pvt. Dwight A. Marston. US 55161384. Btry. A, 231st AFA Bn.. 6th Armored Division, Fort Leonard Wood. Missouri. Driver Examiners To Be Here Monday The Postville Boy Scout troop last week sold seven tons of paper to Steve Szabo of Castalia for $14.00 per ton, netting them a profit of S98.00. The paper was collected during two recent drives conducted in the town by the Scouts. Money will be used for the advancement of the Scouting program here. Bombers Win Again, Still Retain Lead The Bombers won their game last week to maintain top position in the softbal! league standings. Monona Allis-Chalmers remained in second with a seven won, two lost record. Results of the game last week were as follows: Wednesday- Blues 16, Reds 10; Bombers 22, Postville F. F. A. 3. Friday-Western Auto 11, Firemen 10; Reds 8, Farmers Store 7. Monday-Monona Allis Chalmers 11, Blues 10; City Club 22, Monona F. F. A. 1. Games scheduled this week are as follows: Wednesday - Western Auto vs. Postville F. F. A.; Bombers vs. Firemen. Friday-Farmers Store vs. Monona F. F. A.; Monona Allis Chalmers vs. Reds. Monday- Blues vs. City Club; Firemen vs. Postville F. F. A. Standings. Standings of the teams as of Monday, July 23, are as follows: won lost Bombers ................................... 9 1 Monona A. C........................... 7 ' 2 Blues .......................................... 6 3 City Club .................................. 6 4 Western Auto .......................... 4 5 Firemen .................................... 3 5 Farmers Store ........................4 6 Monona F. F. A.....................2 6 Postville F. F. A..................... 3 7 Reds ............................................3 7 The state driver examiner team will be in Postville next Monday to renew drivers permits and to issue new licenses, according to announcement made by W. H. Foels, 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 Monday. August 6, at 1:30 p. m. in the board of supervisor's room at the courthouse. The letting will cover 54.5 miles of road in the county of which 7.3 miles are construction and the balance resurfacing. 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 construction. George R. Elliott, county engineer, estimated the cost of the resurfacing at $42,000 and the cost of construction at $13,500. Final ap proval of the program and an nouncement of the date of the let ting was completed last week by the board of supervisors. The work touches every township in the county but three- Waterloo, French Creek and Jefferson-and will get underway as soon as possible following the successful bidding. Elliott said class B crushed stone is being used instead of class A crushed stone because the class B stone contains less fine material. "We have checked the roads and find there is enough binding material on them so what we really need is the rock," he said. There are 12 projects. The complete listing of these projects may be found in the official notice elsewhere in this issue. 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 Frank-ville on Monday, July 30, beginning at 1:30 p. ra. At The Theatre July 20. 27, and 23. "Passage West" starring John Payne. Dennis O'Keefe and Arleen Whelari. A bare-fisted fury. July 29 and 30. "Father's Little Dividend" starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, and Elizabeth Taylor. A riot from beginning to end. July 31 and August 1. "The Return of Jesse James" starring John Ireland, Ann Dvorak, and Henry Hull. Also " I Shot Billy the Kid" starring Don Barry, Robert Lowery, Wally Vernon and Tom Neat. Funeral services were held at the Schutte Funeral Home here at 2:00 p. m. Saturday for Mrs. Olaf Hanson, 72, who passed away at her home July 19. '- The rites were conducted by Rev. Walter T. Martin of the Community Presbyterian Church. Burial was in Postville cemetery. Born In Clayton. Julia Olson Hanson, daughter of Julius and Elizabeth Olson, was born May 23. 1879 in Clayton county. She passed away at her home in Postville on July 19, 1951 at the age of 72 years. Mrs. Hanson was united in marriage with Olaf Hanson on November 22, 1919 at Cedar Rapids. She is survived by her husband Olaf of Postville. and one sister, Mrs. Mary Huey of West Union, She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Louise and two brothers, Ole and Martin. ilQfficial population figures were released from the state last week following the census count last year. The official Postville count was set at 1,343, three higher than the unofficial count made earlier__~ Following is a list of the count for the four count3- area with figures showing the comparison between the 1940 count and the 1950 count; 1940 1950 Allamakee county ........17.184 16,351 Lansing ........................ 1.388 1.536 Waukon ...................... 2.972 3,158 Postville ..................... 1,194 1.343 Waterville .................. 253 199 Clayton county ............24.334 22.522 Elkader ........................ 1.556 1.584 McGregor .................. 1.309 1.138 Guttenberg .................. 1.860 1.912 Monona ........................ 1,191 1.346 Strawberry Pt......... 1.223 1.247 Luana ......................... 204 220 Winneshiek county ......22.663 21.639 Decorah ........................ 5,303 6.060 Castalia ........................ 239 221 Ossian .......................... 822 304 Calmar ....................... 903 937 Fayette countv ..............29.151 28.294 Fayette ........................ 1.162 1.469 Oelwein ........................ 7.801 7.858 West Union ................ 2.059 2.141 Elgin ........................ 636 642 Clermont .................... 626 625 \�he Postville Farmers Co-operative Society plans on building a new two story business structure here with work to start within a short time, according to Roy Knight, manager. Government approval was granted them last week for building and the town council will act on ,the..,building permit within a few days. _, The new' "structure, which will replace the present Farmers Store, will have a 48 foot front on the street and extend back 90 feet. There will be a full basement, a first floor grocery and feed department and a second floor apartment and office space. Block Construction. Construction will be of block" with a brick front. A full row of display windows will extend across' the front. The basement will be laid out for a laundry room for the apartment renters, a furnace room and large storage space. The first floor will be for store usage. The entire front. 48 foot across and 44 foot back will be the ' , grocery department. A grocery (�storage room will be at the rear of the grocery department along the south wall. The office will be just opposite the storage room on the north wall. The rear of the floor, 22x48 feet Will be for feed storage. The second floor will be made into apartments and possibly some office space. Plans for this area are not as yet complete. . V Volunteer Work Needed. The first job in the program, however, is tearing down the old building to make room for the new construction. 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 work. During the building, feed will be dispensed from the feed storage house at the rear of Memorial Hall. The grocery department will operate from another location not as yet announced. 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 Street, Waukon. 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 county. Office visits to the county will be 1:00 p. m. to 4:00 p. m. the first and third Fridays of each month. This schedule has been announced by Clarence C. Lowry, county supervisor. Farmers Home Administration, for Allamakee county. 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 Service. Phone for the new service is 305-J: -The cab will be available from 8:00 a. m. to 11:00 p. m. with emer- ;ency calls to be answered any time. Mr. Spague is living at the Mrs. S. C. Baily horneTl The Allamakee County Good Roads association will hold an open dinner meeting at the Waukon Golf Club house on Wednesday. August 1. beginning at 6:30 p. m.. according to William Sevatson. chairman. Claud Coykendall. executive secretary of the Iowa Road Association, and several others from that group will be invited guests. Tickets are available from H. J. Kramer, secretary of the association, and reservations must be made before Monday evening. July 30. The purposes of the meeting are to explain the work done by the association since its enception last winter and to present its aims and purposes on the- entire county road program. Lansing Farmer Is F. H. A. Appointee Three new arrivals, two boys and a girl, were added to the community during the past week at Postville Hospital. Following is a list of the births: Boy, Mr. and Mrs. Louis McNal-ly, Monona, July 21, 9 lbs. Girl, Mr. and Mrs. Evart Hughes, Castalia, July 18, 8 lbs., 2 ozs. Boy, Dr. and Mrs. D. E. Tinker, Elgin, July 22, 6 lbs., 11 ozs. Other Cases. Mrs. Andrew Jones, Harpers Ferry, July 18, medical. Lana Marie Griebenow, Clermont, July 18, medical. Diane Clark, Elgin, July 19, medical. Mrs. Reinhold Wessinger, Des Moines, July 21, medical. Kenneth Kjosa, Elgin, July 21, medical. Donnie Kerr, Postville, July 22, surgery. Betty WestphafI, Clermont, July 23, surgery. Charles Doerring, Luana, July 23, medical. Mrs. Leo Boleyn, Elgin, July 23, medical. Mrs. Lena Gehring, Elgin, July 23, fracture. A. W. Lobbs, Monona, July 24, medical. / Mrs. Floyd Aanes, Clermont!'July 24, medical. V Vocal Instructor Firemen Called To Cloy Schultz Home Charles A. Whalen of Lansing, was appointed the first of July to the Farmers Home Administration committee for Allamakee county, Clarence C. Lowry. local supervisor for the agency, said this week. The new committeeman is a livestock farmer and long-time resident of the Lansing community. He will serve three years. Whalen succeeds Patrick L. Welsh, farmer of the Waukon community, whose three-year term expired June 30. Scenic All Stars To Play Waukon Vets The Scenic League All Stars, composed of players from all teams of the Scenic League, will play the Waukon Vets at the Waukon ball park on Tuesday night, July 31. The game will be called at 8:00 p. m. Four Postville Pirates are on the all star squad. They are Gene Mork, Don Mork, Burnell Anderson and Jack Schultz. The game will be played under lights at the new Waukon athletic field. .The Postville Volunteer Fire Department was called to the Cloy Schultz. Jr. home south of Postville on Tuesday afternoon. A fire had started in a combine engine which was being prepared for the harvest season. The fire was extinguished without causing much damage and was out on the arrival of the fire department. Amvets Plan Reopening Of Club At National Miss Audrey Pepper........._ Miss Audrey Pepper of Marshall-town has been elected by the board of education to serve as vocal instructor in the Postville schools next year. Miss Pepper is a graduate of Drake university in Des Moines. The grand opening of the Amvets Club on Highway 52 at National �will be held Wednesday, August 1, with free dancing on the opening night. The club boasts a modern dining room. Opening day serving will .start at 1:00 p. m. and continue until all are served. . Waukon Indians Defeat Pirates Waukon handed the Postville town team another Scenic League setback Sunday in a game played at Waukon, 7 to 6. This is the third one run loss suffered by the Pirates this season. Cloy Schultz led the hitting attack for the Pirates with three singles followed by Don Mork with two doubles and E. Mork with two singles. Cloy Schultz pitched for the Pirates with Jack Schultz behind the plate. Kolanik was on the mound for Waukon with Larson on the receiving end. Box Score. Postville AB R H D. Mork, 3b ......................... 5 0 2 G. Schultz, lb ...................... 5 1 1 C. Schultz, p ..................... 4 1 3 J. Schultz, c ........................ 5 1 1 E. Mork, cf .......................... 4 1 2 D. Nvlund, 2b ..................... 4 0 1 T. Mork. ss ............................ 3 1 1 B. Gruhn, If ........................ 2 1 0 Cub Boese, rf ...................... 4 0 0 W. Sanders, 3b .................. 1 0 0 Totals Waukon ... 37 6 11 .38 7 11 ;