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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - April 21, 1921, Postville, Iowa Twenty ninth year a live newspaper in a live town Postville Iowa thursday april 21, 1921 obituary. Fred a Wehel no at ills Home in Postville it april 18. 1921 the Roo Ord of l Leo lies Between this into Oil Tobor 9. 1858. Although to had v in 111 health during the past five Era his death came suddenly and to my family Una enily Tifrea was the second son of or. Id mrs. John Welzel and ills birth ice was on the judge wll Lanios in Tho family living there at that be. Tho old weasel farm in grand Tiow was purchased in 1884 and 9ulisc intently the family Home bore Fred s boyhood years were my Here living a Rural Ulfo in a great out of Doore. He was confirmed in the lutheran lurch. Lion a Young Man Fred took a in Meroll course at Foy Otto Iowa id was employed for a number of ars us Book keeper in the general Ioro of f. W. Roberts. While Tere. Through an Accident he lost in right Arm. June 3rd, 1885, Fred h. Welzel id miss mate Orr wore United in in stage and Post Tlle has since a their Homo. Their Only child i son died in infancy. As sir Cossor to Leithold broh., a pm Cobl sting of Henry Schultz a re holler and Fred Wolfol came to Possession of the general store he Stock was subsequently divided. F Reil taking Over Tho shoo Dopart Lent and he conducted the busies in Tho Webster ill Dong on Abler Street a Short time. In 189s or. Welzel went into the Postville state Bank As an assistant Shore he was employed eighteen Sears. In connection with his work Here lie was Secretary of the Pontine Farmers co operative Cream by company a number of years later and up to the present time he been engaged in a Mcc Essul insurance business or. was a member of the Ikuls hts of pythias fraternity of Joanl owl at this place. To belonged a to the Tii nor society and to the modern Woodman . Ills wife three Brothers John con Mil and George Wolfol and one sister mrs. Anna Staadt All of this place sur Volvo him. Fred possessed Many Sterling it nuts of character. He was upright Anil accommodating in business relations and believed in giving to oven Man a Square Doal. His rental disposition with its Ood will and cheer won for him friends wherever he was known. He appreciated the Good things of life especially did lie enjoy the society of his friends in conversation and social games. He witnessed a Rood Hall game with an enthusiastic interest. He was Well informed on current tonics and it was his privilege to take advantage of several Fine trips in this country. Patience with him was f car Dennl virtue during the years of ill health he was uncomplaining but Ever and hopeful seeking to he Content and to make the Best of inevitable conditions. His Ken div nature resented the spirit of fault finding and Adverse criticism he was exceedingly lenient in his i Dement of of or a and erring humanity. All in All his word and deed were those which make for a oort Homes and Rood Rotl Ash n., and is Limuti an individual or. In Lisej will he a fwd. But rate bored. In Tholf he has been so loot and so favourably known Then Nolfi Floral tribute from from la were much in Viii non at the funeral which was hold from the Community Church it in o clock this afternoon conducted by a a a. To. A. . Interment in the Postville cemetery. To obituary. Jacob Smith was born in Rohrman Wurtemburg Germany november 16, 183s, and departed tyls life april 0, 1921, at his Home in Kipton Ohio following i paralytic stroke. He came to the United state when he was a Young Man. He volunteered for six months service in the civil War and on August 15,. 1882, re enlisted for three years or during the term of the War in. Co. A 27th reg., Iowa inf., and was discharged on aunts 8, 180 5. He came through the civil War without injury though at one time there were a Devon  Millet holes through his clothing and one thru his hat. He was married november 4. 18 16, to miss Catherine la t Tern an at Monona Clayton county Iown and for Many years lived in Iowa until about ten years ago they came to Kenton to make their Home. To United with the lutheran Church by confirmation in Germany. He was also a Jiember n he reformed Church in this country. A Light Hii tron were born to the tit in-1"" six of which survive As also does the Najid Ein. Car a Retro a am a. Re in and ofert Kurtev Oft a bes was the wife and chi Riveri heme Avih 1s and one great grandchild Al id a so a of the no Mew Onn Rerp. Ellinb a Niia Wiur Sang Lasyk Tnuva my re stye Ifo ral offerings wer Many and Iwu her Ful burial we made in or Dis cemetery Obei Lini fohloi1 of Kaftas will be we minered ,� limit a family were Post vice residents 0p a time Tver Vav flex or Mifot maj. Ago going Truro no re to Jar to Ohio. Mrja Merb win. Art May Fly Plain a outspoken Man. Rome what graft Van h 8 n i be Fox speech hut within it bus of Baar Jar it it inf to North two Tuffil As a their must have taken it from the Oftle thursday afternoon. Tho body Lay upon the floor face downward and Thero was no evidence of a struggle death must have been instantaneous and pain loss. A physician who had treated him for kidney trouble and High blood pressure during the past few months pronounced the cause of death cerebral no one knew the exact address of relatives but a Smalt note Book found bore the fjords in Rase of death notify my brother h. H. Conley Job Tville Lowal a wire Wai sent to this brother who replied immediately and Arr vol in Wessing ton Springs monday morning. The body was prepared for burial and sent tuesday morning to Post Vito Iowa in charge of his brother. H. H. Conley informs Tho reporter that when the lest interment was made a few years ago in the Famh burial plot there was room for but one More grave and it was decide j that the place Al Ioulia be left for John. The rest of the Brothers and Sisters were married and had families of their own. He was us Gnu. The Mother who had visited Here and a brother James who filed on land in Jerauld county in the Early eighties lie at rest there. John Conley was born in Monona. Iowa May 7. 1855. At the age of nine years he moved with his parents to Postville Iowa where to lived on a farm until to came to Jerauld county South Dakota probably in 1883, As the Jerauld county history shews him a rns Dep of Crow Lake township la 1884. To filed on the E. Quarter of Section 2 in that township while his brother James filed on land in pleasant township. They it a tree claim. On this land or. Comey lived for Many years. The past five years he Hab resided in Wessington Springs spending his Winters in California or Florida. The past Winter he remained in Wessington Springs. He never married. The remaining members of the family Are three Brothers George Conley of los Angeles. Calif will of Boise Idaho and h. H. Of Postville Iowa and two Sisters mrs. Pennicott of Livingston Montana and mrs. W. L. Tone of is Therville Iowa. Or Conley owned a Section of land in Jerauld county and seven Lota in morning Side add hop to Wessington Springs. No will has been found but As All the business Wab in the hands of one Bank there will probably be Little difficulty in settling the estate he by few intimate friends hut those who know him Well respected him and with them a vacant place is left besides memories of old Springs s. A Republican. Car4 of. Thanks. We wish to express our Heartfelt thanks to All those who so kindly Ives listed us in the burial of our brother John Conley and especially the choir for their . H. Conley and family. To a big school program soon. The primary grades of the poit Volle Public schools will on Friday evening april 2flth, present a program at Tho High school Assembly which everyone will be pleased to hear for when it comes to putting on a real Livo wire entertainment the Little folks cannot be beaten and it is truly remarkable How their teachers Are Able to bring out the talents Little Folka possess and present a program of so High an or Der of Merit an admission Price of 25 and 3eo will be asked and All who attend will get More than their Money s Worth the program will Oona Jat of a Garland of diverting Playa and folic dances and la is follows prologue Springs Awakening a be Flowers by or Phostira. "0, Oiso Pruthe buyer hos. a Fig Rete of our Jat Jan. ,ih4apaiiaenc.e. W status quo Postville school notes. The first Grade were delightfully surprised tuesday afternoon by a treat of ice Cream and cake furnished by Dwning Peterson s Mother in Honor of his Bart Bidy. The a is Are planning for a base Beason baseball meeting. Pursuant to Call a goodly number of baseball fans assembled at we. Shepherd s office last thursday evening to consider organizing a baseball team for Postville for the coming Ball team this Spring Anil practising has . The juniors and seniors planned to entertain the school at a picnic last afternoon. Out the snowstorm spoiled their plans. Mrs. Peterson has been a Welcome visitor in several of the grades this week. Six weeks examinations Are being held this week. Watch for the posters describing the entertainment to be Given by the first second and third grades on Friday evening april 29. The Little people and their teachers Are very Busy getting ready for it. And will your patronage the last literary program of the school year took place last Friday evening. The exceptionally Stormy night interfered with the attendance hut fudging from the generous applause those who did venture out seemed pleased with the Proi ram. Holn. Enos Muchow. Walter Rosa and Mack Peterson debated in a manner which augurs Well for future debating teams. May Burns and Rose Mcnally Ann Earod in a French dialogue realistic enough that it proved interesting even to those who did not understand the foreign a Tongue. A Rie senior Girts displayed considerable Talent in a two act farce her son s mrs. Perkins unfortunately confuses her son s sweetheart whom be had never seen and who arrives for a visit with a nurse girl who appears the Sante Dav. Both girls Are named Betty and both Are engaged to men named Frank so for some Turno the nurse a Rirl to treated As a daughter and the Fantu in Daugh Terl Law is consigned to the Nursery. Music was furnished by the glee clubs and orchestra. To Odd Fellows close drive. The local Lodge of Odd Fellows closed a six weeks Campaign for new members Mast Friday night at which time about Twenty new members petitioned for the degrees. The Lodge was divided into two groups one captained by John Al. Gregg and the other St a by g. A. Brooks. The contest was a close one All the Way thru being won by John l. Gregg s Side by a margin of one candidate. The losers in the near future will entertain the winners and the new petitioners. Following the conferring of the initiatory degree last Friday night the Lodge enjoyed a luncheon and smoker after which the famous Peruna quartet gave a two hours . A j. M. Boohm was chosen chairman of the meeting and r. M. Hecker Secretary. Motion prevailed that a local organization be formed after which the following officers were chosen president a. F. Kelleher. Vice president a. M. Koevenig. Sec. & . M. Hecker. Directors-0. J. Beucher John l. Gregg h. H. Douglass and Keith Gray. On motion the selection of manager for the team was left to the Board of directors. On motion chair appointed a committee of three icons sting of l. O. Beucher goo. Kohlmann and j. M. Boehm to solicit funds for maintenance of team. Report was made that the Ever Man grounds could be secured at a Price of $12.50 per game. The solicitors have been out the past week and Are meeting with encouragement that augurs Well for a Bull team for Postville this season. To Brown s in to Post twp. Community club. The Post township Community club will hold an evening mooting april 22 at legion Hall. Everyone living in Post township be sure to come and have a Good time. The following program will be Given a a  musical quartet. Reading i a a Gertrude Shults sons three the comedy drama bearing the above title will be presented at the Turner opera House Postville on tuesday evening May 3rd, under the auspices of and As a Benefit for the Arthur f. Brandt Post american legion of this City. It is a strictly Homo Talent production and will be one of Tho funniest and Best attractions Ever presented in Postville. Seat reservations will open at the Rexus store on saturday april 30, and we advise getting there Early As the Rush for seats will be tremendous. Everybody in town and surrounding country will be anxious to give the legion boys a big Benefit. Further particulars next week. Cast of characters Dick Preston Lee m. Burdick Letty Leonard mrs. Ruth Hank Arthur Howard Ray r. Douglass Suzanne Dacre mrs Ethel Sanders Abel Preston j. Lawrence Lien Pollock Clifford Conley Worth Carew Adolph Koevenig Freda mrs. Edith Palas Primrose Johnson i mias Lydia Schukel to. Memorial Day May 30, at the last meeting of the legion Post a committee consisting of . It lab Earl Biclel and r. R. Douglass representing the legion and we. Shepherd. J. M. Harris and Bert e. Tuttle representing the citizens wore appointed to make Tho necessary arrangements for a fitting Observance of memorial Day monday May 80, in. Postville. And in pursuance of the foregoing orders the said Coni Mittee is hereby notified to. Meet at the office of we. 8hopherd, at eight of Clook on monday evening april 25th. A to Dies at dec0rah.  Postville Public Library. The annual meeting of the Library association was held at the Assembly room of the High school on Friday evening april 15th. The meeting was called to order by the president mrs. Douglass mrs. Myro Gray Secretary pro tem. Report of Secretary read and accepted total membership for Pait year 85. A. L. Peterson treasurer reported As follows on hand last report 5.86 received from collections 53.75 total receipts. June 11-draft to Mcclurg & co__$29.24 sept. 11-draft to Mcclurg & co 3.03 .$59.61 total expense___$32.27 bal. On hand april 15------$27.34 the 1b21 dues Are not Lucini died in this report. Report of librarian miss Edna Stolt. Books in Library As follows fiction _____-------------490 juvenile _________________230 reference ________________681 the remains of Mies Vella a. Starkey were brought to Job Tville roys tuesday night from Decorah where stuttering 5r\, ,., she passed away at the Hospital Fol-1 Ray Harry blowing in operation for Gall stones / piano sebastiantinslay., Al drink Vitue so and Lohes or Oake and your own plate cup Fork a spoon. A  the Monda / Fri t i will meet w ttftmv8. Cop took on april 25 the Folop Wiuff program 1 quest pay my i performed last week Tjie funeral will be held from the comfy Munty Church in this City a two d Olock tomorrow Friday of Ter nooner v v obituary next week Bell to absorb Standard. "mtiif., Summers of Omaha. Neb., travel Lodi a Otto for the Bell Tele Luone go waa a Poa Vilie visitor tb9 Tor Baart of a the weak and we Isar that the local Standard . A tn., n the near future be r$hk4�8�y,he Ball a a tem. M Oliu Rou. I nip total ____________1354 received from Shakespeare club books to the amount of $50. Received from Grade program under miss West books to amount of $35. Rooks in circulation at Date As follows fiction 160 reference 100. Thirty five books were taken out on evening of annual meeting. A Large number of current magazines have also been in use during the year. 1 the following officers were then elected for the ensuing year which officers constitute the Library Board president mrs. May h. Douglass. Vice e. Tuttle. Secretary mrs. Flora Franklin.  treasurer a. L. Peterson. Librarian miss Edna Stolt. Directors mrs. Myra Gray mrs. Maude Bally. The proposition of a Community current events club was inf i to the Mankato flt to ten a Pemba a it fish Tot a vim k ofis a i in. Kii a ? .v.,It grading and tue nor this v eleven Miles will by 4�,0. A or Vyeji it contract Tor another i Fetn. Miliea was let Tor li�43rbtq,ot$ the by Row a to i ,v9i a. Pm Lide a ,how�r4 Row Itjin 1%, Intel Sitf Road. Aye w qmj0

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