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   Postville Herald (Newspaper) - June 30, 1965, Postville, Iowa                                [hospital News Report Births ijyjr. and Mrs. Russell ; Elgin, June 27. Medical ftageman, Ossian, June 21. Ludeking,    Postville, Swenson, Monona, June |d Steffens,   Clermont, ^ulda Nuehring, Postville, Kuvth, Luana, June 24. lAnna Bigler,  Postville, ^ Ihde, West Union, June Wedo, Postville,' June fGlessner Webster, Post-ne27. Surgery Schwinefus,  Postville, Lawrence Bray, Postville; Guyer, Clermont, June ,  Discharged (Imanda Meyer, June 21 i Schultz, June 21. �Charles Langerman and II, June 21. Villiam Graf, June 21 Ogle, June 21. nn Dahms, June 23 Kagemati, June 24. filliam Huinker and twin � 24. laul Benjegerdes and baby he 25. Hen Green and twin boys, a Swenson, June 26. Ihde, June 27. Campbell, June 27. Livingood, June 27. Deaths I Kaiser, Monona, June 27. Official Newspaper for Allamakee County and the Town of Postville Postville Herald A LIVE NEWSPAPER IN A LIVE TOWN Seventy-Third Year. POSTVILLE, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 1965. Number 35. Ossian Girl is Accident Victim; Rites Thursday Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m., at the Lutheran Church in Ossian for Gerri Meyer, three-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lee Meyer of Ossian, who was killed in an auto accident about 8:45 p. m. Sunday. Burial will be in the Castalia cemetery. The Schutte Funeral Service is in charge. The death occured in a two-car crash, one and one-halt miles east of Ossian on Highway 52 during' a heavy rain storm Sunday evening. A station wagon driven by Mr. Meyer and a car driven by Dean Peterson, 21, of near Castalia collided nearly head-on. Both cars were totally destroyed.. In the Meyer car, besides Gerri, were Mr. and Mrs. Meyer and a son Chris, 4. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer are still hospitalized at Decorah hospital. Chris has been transferred to St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester. Peterson was taken to the Decorah hospital for surgery and transferred to St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester. Legion Officers Installed By Post Here ! Teacher |By Board [chandler of Ridgeway hired as junior high [teacher by the Postville i Education.  In addition science   teaching,   Mr. : will act as seventh and [rade basketball coach, hanlder has taught suc-� for the past four years Memorial Junior  High it Lansing, Illinois. Pre< that he taught one year te, where he also coached [basketball, and track, i graduate of Upper Iowa in 1960 with a major jjy and minors in history Kical education.  Mr. and |ndler have two children. anxious to return to item Iowa as Mr. Chand (graduate of Cresco high Ed his father lives near y. Slling of this   position fancies for a high school and  a  high   school bing teacher. eads Midwest Sales |0'Riley, Waukon, volun pty savings bonds chair-'sorted that May sales of ' and H United States bonds in Allamakee h'ere 546,708. This gives Ity a five-month total of for 44 per cent of its 1965 gles in all of Iowa were boosting the five W to $51,008,222 for 45 1 o! the 1965 goal. This p is the highest of all the midwest. lonth. sales and per cent s made are shown for Mies in this area: Clay-it.v, $515,939 for 46 per lyelte, $586,975, 49 per I Winneshiek, $383,857, 44 Chevalier Attending Boston Bank Seminar M. F. Chevalier, executive vice president of the Citizens State Bank of Postville. is attending the sixth seminar for senior bank officers at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administra tion, Boston. The course started June 27 and concludes July 3. The seminar is conducted by the Institute for Financial Management under the sponsorship of the Independent Bankers Association. Heading the teaching group drawn from the faculty of the Harvard Business School will be Dr. Charles M. Williams and Professor Warren A. Law. Kneeland Completes Duty On Bank Board W. A. Kneeland, president of the Postville State Bank, attended the final meeting as a member of the Iowa State Banking Board in Des Moines last Thursday. Mr. Kneeland completed a four year term on the board. Mr. Kneeland was named to the State Banking Board in July, 1961, and served in that capacity four years. His term officially ends today. The new board member representing northeast Iowa is W. P. Ronan, Decorah. Officers for Arthur F. Brandt Post, American Legion, were installed at the regular meeting of the post held at the Legion rooms, Memorial Hall, last Monday evening. Installed were, left to right -Dale Fichtel, chaplain; LaVern Rose, commander; Ralph Hanson, vice commander; and Roland Meyer, sergeant-at-arms. Evan Owen, adjutant, was not present when the picture was taken. Herald photo. Mary Hangartner Is Given Degree Mary Hangartner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hangartner, graduated June 25 from the Institute of Medical Technique, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Commencement exercises were held at 1:00 p. m. in the First Christian Church. Miss Hangartner received her degree as a Registered X-Ray Technologist. Mrs. Dora E. Schave Dies Tuesday Morning Funeral services are pending for Dora E. Schave, 78, of Postville who passed away Tuesday morning, June 29, at the Decorah Hospital. The Schutte Funeral Service of Postville is in charge of the rites. The obituary will appear in next week's Herald. 1% Inches Of Rain In Past Week At The Theatre Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 1, 2 and 3 - "Fluffy" starring Tony Randall and Shirley Jones. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, July 4, 5 and 6-Keir Duella and Jack Warden star in "The Thin Red Line". Mrs. Harris Attends ISU Short Course Schultz Attending I Augsburg Institute Augsburg College, Minneapolis, is currently conducting its 1965 summer institute in Chemistry for high ability high school students. Attending frcm this area is Richard Schultz, Postville. This institute, an intensive six-week course in college level chemistry, is under the direction of Dr. Courtland Agre, chairman of the department of chemistry, and Dr. Earl Alton, associate professor of chemistry. David Lyle, laboratory instructor in chemistry at the college, will serve as laboratory instructor at the institute and he will be assisted by four Augsburg chemistry majors. The 45 students attending were chosen on the basis of superior I. Q., a recommendation from their high school Science teacher, and scores on the entrance examination. This is the fifth consecutive year that the Augsburg chemistry department has been selected for this institute. Band To Salute John P. Sousa Boy Scouts Spend Week At Camp Klaus On Summer Outing. Ames-For the 18th year Iowa State University held the School Lunch short course under the joint sponsorship of the Institution Management Department and the Iowa School Lunch Division of the Iowa State Department of Public Instruction. Menu planning and food purchasing sessions were taught by Miss Julianne Austin of the United States Department of Ag-i por Opening Friday riculture National School Lunch Program, Agricultural Marketing Service, Washington, D. C. Other areas of study during the week, June 21-25, included improving work methods, cost control, sanitation, storage and inventory practices, school-community relations, and personal nutrition and fitness. Attending the school lunch short course was Mrs. Roger Harris from the Postville schools. Dairy Bar Plans The Dairy Bar, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Halverson, will hold their grand opening on Friday, July 2, with free coffee and doughnuts, balloons and suckers. The Dairy Bar is the former Waters Dairy. There will be a special sale on hot dogs, fountain drinks, and half gallons of ice cream. Fund Takes jump Ahead ad drive to raise $5,000 the John R. Mott d signs, etc., took a  forward this week as ladded to the total. More ^ needed, however, to ' mark set by the com- is a list of the con-s received this past week: 1 Mrs. Herbert leton of Portland, wd Mrs. Bes-sin of Pasadena, pia____________$ 200.00 '�* Equipment '<� Louis HillL 100.00 10.00 5.00 5.00 Five " 'date I'tobe -$ 320.00 -$5,000.00 - 4,559.50 raised____$ 440.50 New Teacher STORES CLOSING FOR JULY 41h HOLIDAY j Postville r e ta i 1 stores and banks will be closed all day Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence day. While the holiday itseli falls on Sunday, the national observance is on Monday. Stores will reopen for business' as usual on Tuesday morning. Don Hoth Joins California Firm Morton Grove, Illinois-Donald D. Hoth has been named a medical service representative for Travenol Laboratories. He will serve the Fresno, California ter- A. degree He ritory. Hoth holds a B. B from the University of Iowa, tie and his wife will relocate to the Fresno area in the near future His father, Mr. Clarence C. Hoth is a resident of Postville, Iowa. Travenol Laboratories is a producer of pharmaceuticals, artificial organs, syringes, needles, intravenous solutions and blood equipment. Wednesday, July 7, the Postville high school Band will salute the most famous bandman of them all - John Philip Sousa. No one other person has done as much to develop an interest in music in America, particularly that of the marching band, as did Sousa. Beginning his career in the U. S. Marine Band in the early 1900's, he toured America and Europe extensively, leaving behind in the ears of his listeners, hundreds of melodies from his famous marches. The band will pay a tribute to Sousa by playing seven of his more well known marches. Concert time-8:00. Star Spangled Banner. Civil War Suite (medley) - Walters.. Do-Re-Mi (from the Sound of Music) - Rodgers, Hammerstein. Let Me Call You Sweetheart (waltz) - Whitson, Friedman. Three Sketches for Band - Morrissey. 1. Hayride. 2. Spiritual. 3. Barn Dance. Salute to Sousa: High School Cadets. The Gladiator. Hands Across the Sea. King Cotton. The Thunderer. Washington Post. El Capitan. South   Pacific   (selections)   - Rodgers, Hammerstein. j You'll Never Walk Alone - Rodgers, Hammerstein. ' Junior Band All students interested in beginning band, and their parents, are cordially invited to attend an informal meeting, Thursday, July 8, at 8:00 p. m. in the high school gymnasium. A demonstration of all the instruments will be presented by present band members and Mr. Schultz, band director. The purpose of this demonstration is to give the beginners a better idea of what instrument they might like to play. A full explanation of instrumental rental, cost, planned activities, and other pertinent information will be given at that time. By starting this early, each new beginner will have an opportunity to have several private lessons before school begins in the fall. Anyone having questions may call Mr. Schultz anytime during the week at 864-7654. Twenty-five Boy Scouts and four leaders spent the past week at Camp Klaus at Colesburg on their annual summer camp-out. Leaders attending were Carl Meade, Hall Roberts, Norman Johnson, and Leonard Thoma. Boy Scouts in attendance were: Chip Jarms, Peter Schutte, Mark Landt, Doug Turner, Don Shaffer, Steven Handke, Jeff Handke, Ford Willman, Gregory Groth, Gem Meyer, Alan Hagemeier, Jeffrey Reinhardt, Mike Reinhardt, Russ Thoma, Loren Johnson, Clifford Marlow, Jim Green, Reggie Tehel, Charles Brainard, Jim Flack, John Meade, Paul Chevalier, Randy Schlake, Grant Mork and Donnie Martindale. Needed rainfall on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday brought a total of 1.75 inches of moisture to the area. Light rain fell Saturday morning measuring .10 of an inch. A windstorm accompanied by strong lightning hit the area about 8:00 p. m. Sunday bringing heavy rainfall. Amounts of moisture received in the area varied with an inch and a quarter to an inch and three quarters recorded. Postville measured 1.30 inches. Rain again Tuesday morning, measured at noon, added another .35 of an inch. High School Is Re-named John R. Mott School The new Postville high school building was renamed the John: R. Mott High School, according: to action taken by the Postville-Board of Education at a special meeting last Monday evening. The board also met with attorneys Arthur Jacobson of Waukon and J. B. Steele of Postville to discuss possible litigation over the defective roof on the new high school building. Repairs for the grade building roof were also1 discussed. The board authorized-the purchase of two sound column speakers from Donald Meyer for use in the new gym. Monday, July 5, at 8:00 p. m. was set as the date for the next board meeting. This meeting ia required by law for the swearing in of all members because of the recent special school election. All regular business for the month will be conducted at this meeting in place of the usual meeting on the second Monday of the months. Plans also call for the Board to meet on Thursday, July 8, to consider the 1965-1966: school budget. The board of education at the special meeting last Monday night considered the advisability of installing a school towel system and a system of activity buses to take home students after athletic practice. Both of these suggestions were not adopted because of the cost of these programs. The fifth annual drive-in conference for school board members and school administrators at Cedar Falls last Tuesday was discussed and it was decided that Supt. K. T. Cook should represent the school at this conference. Class Of 1955 Holds Reunion Highway 52 Bids Let On Resurfacing Ames-Low bids totaling $13,-124,544 were received by the Iowa State Highway Commission June 22 for primary, interstate, farm to market and park and institutional road construction. Included in the letting was as-phaltic concrete resurfacing on Highway 52 out of Calmar southeasterly to Postville, 15.606 miles. The low bid went to W. Hodg-men and Sons, Inc., Fairmont, Minnesota for $278,934. No Driving On School Grounds Karen Comstock Miss Karen C*^J*%k e;,nwihagn English major. The Postville Board of Educa tion has ruled that cars should not be driven on the school grounds or on the blacktopped playground and tennis court area This action was taken last Monday night at a special meeting because some people using the tennis courts have been driving on the school grounds and on the black topped play area. Everyone using the tennis court is asked to park cars on the main school drive or other designated parking area and walk to the ten nis courts. The Postville High School graduating class of 1955 held a ten-year reunion on June 11 at the Pink Elephant in Marquette. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Harley Radloff, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Dean Landt (Yvonne Schultz), Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gordon (Myrna Christofferson), Mr. and Mrs. Don Anderson (Rita Krambeer), and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Marting, Jr., Luana; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Harris (Gwen Mork), Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wayne Wettleson (Wanda Breit-sprecher), Mr. and Mrs. Marlen Schutte (Darlene Ewing), Mr. and Mrs. John Heckman, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hager (D e 11 e n e Schultz)' and Mr. and Mrs. Milo Heins, Postville; Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schutte, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Panoch (Jane Ann Meyer), Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Kneeskern and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest F. Groth, Castalia. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kessel (Eileen Block), Waukon; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Durnan (Carol Schutte), Independence; Mr. and Mrs. Sylvan Taylor (A r 1 e n e Schutte), Clermont; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Vokaty (Janis Christofferson), Cresco; Mr. and Mrs. Dick Jarms, Iowa City; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Deeney (Janet Overeen) and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Koopman, Cedar Rapids; Mrs. R. E. Bradley (Mary Schultz), Naperville, Illinois; Duane Baltz, Washington, D. C; Mr. and Mrs. Rodney F. Olesen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Jarmes, Stevens Point, Wisconsin ATTEND ORIENTATION SESSIONS AT I. S. U. Ames - Attending orientation sessions in the College of Agriculture at Iowa State University this week were Glen R. Bente and John R. Chevalier of Postville. Attending orientation sessions in the College of Engineering was Larry L. Gelo of Postville. The orientation program is sponsored by the university to allow students to take necessary entrance examinations, consult with counselors and to become familiar with the campus after their tentative fall quarter class schedules are compiled. Participation in the orientation program gives the student more time to tour the campus and buildings-during Freshman Days when they would normally be engaging in testing activities. During their two-day visit, orientation program students and their parents are housed in university dormitories and the students can become familiar with, dormitory living. Parents attend coffee sessions with representatives of the five colleges and are encouraged to ask questions about the university and its curricula. BIG-FOUR 4-H CLUB HOLDS ANNUAL TOUR The superintendent of schools The Big-Four 4-H Club held was instructed to see that this!;^ -1 m J,,nB s start" Sale Dates Dates Claimed Saturday, July 10-Household sale for L. O. Koevenig, guardian for Mrs. J. A. Koevenig, at home in Postville; Loz'enz Willman, the auctioneer. matter was given publicity and also to see that chain barricades be placed across the drives to the north of the grade building and to the north of the new high school building, and also across the drive coming to the school grounds from the east. This is being done to discourage driving upon the school grounds for tennis and other purposes. Some young men have also been driving reckless on the parking area behind the John R. Mott building, according to reports. its annual tour on June 5 start ing at Marvin Millers to see the boys dairy project; to Eldred Schlitters to see Merle Larson's swine; and to Wayne Chamberlains for beef. The group went to Jim Ruck-habers to see the saddle shop and riding horses; they enjoyed watching Mrs. Ruckhaber ride several of the horses. Afterwards the group went to the Postville fairgrounds for a picnic. The Clifford Soride and Milton Turner families will serve at the July 12 meeting. County Patrol For Weekend Des Moines-The Sheriffs and their Deputies patrolled over 50,000 miles on the highways in Iowa during the Fourth of July Holiday weekend in 1964 and this year these same officers will begin patrolling at 6:00 P. M. Friday, July 2, and continue for 75 hours until midnight Monday, July 5. William R. Welsh, Executive Director of the Iowa State Sheriffs' Association, said that these men will be actively cooperating with all other law enforcement agencies in an attempt to help Iowa enjoy the safest holiday-ever. There are reports that some sheriffs are planning air patrols in their counties; others have arranged for coffee stops at highway intersections where motorists can stop and rest and meet these officers while enjoying free coffee and doughnuts. Other sheriffs will station their posse members along heavily traveled roads to assist motorists whenever possible. Welsh, a former sheriff, said, "The whole idea is to prevent accidents whenever possible and to help Iowa establish a record for safe driving during this holiday. All of these efforts will be in addition to the sheriffs regular work of maintaining the office and jail for normal county business."   

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