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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - August 2, 1918, Postville, Iowa Citizens state Bank Postville Iowa capital $100,000 undivided profits Over $19,000 faithful service combining safety with progressiveness plus courteous treatment and a due regard for the accommodation of our customers has always been our steady aim and on this platform of service we solicit your patronage. We pay 4 per cent per annul on time deposits left for 6, 9 or 12 months. Officers h. S. Luhman president Carl Holter vice president l. O. Beucher cashier c. E. Waters asst. Cashier Geo. W. Fay assistant cashier directors h. H. Douglass Carl Holter h. S. Luhman John Waters Wra. Harris f. L. Williams c. A. Meier l. 0. Beucher John c. Weihe Postville Herald we. J. Klingbeil publisher subscription Price $1.50 nor year nil sul Ischii Titus payable strictly in Advance. Advertising rate curd sent of Yunnu Ratsim. Entered at the Tost of co at Postville Lotta its second class i Tull matter. Friday August 2, 1918 Waukon s Shock troops. Al Grimm s Shock troops Are giving a Good account of themselves in the Grain Fields roundabout Wau Kon and have rendered valuable assistance in the Harvest drive now on they were the registrants who came under the work or right ruling and their response to it was most Gratifying. Al has Over 40 in his Battal Ion and has everyone but one or two exceptions sturdily wielding a Hay Fork Manning the upper decks of a Hay rack or cramming fodder into the spacious barn lofts. No Fatali ties Are reported to Date and the Blis ters and sore joints Are but Honora ble scars As it were. All credit we say to Waukon s Shock troops and May they faithfully endure All the hardships encountered. Waukon Democrat. Nation wide Campaign to bring patriotic rallies into every school House. The Winneshiek county fair. Believing that a certain amount of recreation is desirable during War time the Winneshiek county fair association has gone ahead with preparations for the annual exhibit which will be held at Decorah aug. 13th to 16th, inclusive. They have engaged a program of exclusively state fair attractions headed by Ruth Law who flies on 3 Days. Hankinson s Auto Polo and. Racers on the first Day the Marco twins comedy acrobats Shin Odi bros., japanese gymnasts Collier & Dewalder artistic skaters Wal Ter Raub balloonist assisted by miss Adams Are other attractions All of whom Are engaged this year at the big fairs. Ruth Law flies at Only two places West of Columbus Ohio this year and Decorah is one of them. Six harness races $1800 in purses Are also on the program. There will be four evenings of night fair with big displays of fireworks Midway Etc., and daily concerts by Decorah merchants band under the direction of Carlo a. Sperati. Hold your Liberty Bonds. To successfully finance the War it is necessary that owners of Liberty Bonds hold their Bonds if possible. Where for any Good reason it is necessary for them to turn their Bonds into Cash the should seek the advice of their Bankers. Liberty loan Bonds Are very desirable investments and Crafty individuals Are using every Means to secure them from owners not familiar j with Stock values and like matters. One method is to offer to Exchange for Liberty Bonds stocks or Bonds of doubtful organizations represented As returning a much higher income than the Bonds. There Are various other methods used and Likely to be used some of the Gold Brick variety and others less crude and probably within the limits of the Law. All offers for Liberty Bonds unless for Money and at Market value should be scrutinized carefully. The Bonds Are the safest of investments and have nontaxable and other valuable features. To hold your Liberty loan Bonds if possible a patriotic. To consult your Bankers before Selling them is Wise. The woman s committee National Council of defense has inaugurated nation wide loyalty campaigns on the most elaborate scale yet undertaken it is planned to hold Public neighbourhood rallies throughout the entire country in every Community no mat Ter How Small or isolated and to have those rallies attended by every person old and Young of entire Community. Red Cross work food conservation Home economics farm problems Etc., May be delt a with incidentally but the keynote and main purpose will be patriotism and enthusiastic and unquestioning loyalty to the government in eve try activity. No it hers flip or admission fees will be charged and no Money collected and All services must be unconditionally donated. The nation is being specially organized for the Campaign by states coun ties cities and townships. Arrange ments of rallies and programs will be largely left with each local Community and each Community will be held responsible for the Success of its own rally particularly As to general at Tendance of entire population. Speakers entertainers and other Talent ill be furnished by county chairmen upon request. School houses and churches will be utilized so far As convenient and where Hall rent or other expenses Are incurred Sale of refreshments will be permitted but there must be no admission charged or general collection. The meetings must be open and free to All. Mrs. O. J. Hager will act As county chairman and local committe and All interested individuals will communicate direct with her. Timely announcement of the different meetings will be made and the widest possible publicity must be obtained by Active cooperation of All. Nellie m. Hart county chairman woman s defense committee. Nearby correspondence Ella Landt was a Postville caller monday Between trains. Quite a number of relatives gathered at the we. Hinman Home sunday. Or. And mrs. G. H. of Postville spent sunday at the Phil Frye Home. Elsa Jahnke of near Monona spent sunday with Luana relatives and friends. Rev. Westenberger and family were guests at Geo. Engelhardt s sunday. The misses Florence and be mice Englehardt were Monona callers on saturday. Or. And mrs. Bert Tuttle of Postville spent sunday with the will and Geo. Hinman families. Or. Hunke of Monona visited with his daughter miss Francis at the Fred Palas Home sunday. R. V. Pearson of Hardin walked up from Hardin sunday afternoon to attend the methodist sunday school. Or. And mrs. Chris Overbeck returned saturday from their two months visit in Minnesota and Dakota. Little Milo May Henderson of new Hampton is visiting with her grandmother mrs. Mar Henderson this week. Or. And mrs. Leon Chamberlain and or. And mrs. Ray Burnham were shopping in town saturday evening. Quite a number from Here went to Mcgregor Friday night to attend the Farewell Given for the boys that left for Camp. Bertha Krambeer and several lady friends from Prairie Duchien were Over sunday visitors at the John Krambeer Home. One Hundred and Twenty ave Auto s were parked about town saturday evening by the Young people coming in to attend the dance. The Young people of Luana gave a Farewell party for miss Lieschen Westenberger who left for her new Home at Sheffield Iowa thursday. The dance at the opera House on saturday evening was one of the Best attended and most enjoyable of the season 160 numbers were sold and All had a Jolly time dancing to the Sweet strains of music furnished by Bills orchestra. A class of eight children six girls and two boys were confirmed at the lutheran Church sunday. They were Beatrice Palas Francis Hunke Irene Lindroth Adeline Brandt Man Irene Bugenhagen Hedwig Landt Willard Kamin and Leroy Kruse. Minn or. J. W. Lay ton of Atchison Kansas also 13 grandchildren 5 great grandchildren 2 Brothers Are living in Elgin Iowa Curtis l. And Adelbert b. Chapman. One brother was killed in Chicana gun during the civil War. Her husband and three Brothers served in the civil War her husband dying in 1sg9 from the result of exposure in service. At the present time there Are four grandsons in the u. S. Army. During the past few years she has made her Home with her daughter. Mrs. Layton had an Active mind and was always enthusiastic in what she undertook. She was humorous or sarcastic at pleasure. Always ready to help others a kind Mother a faithful Friend. She was patriotic and since the entry of the u. S. Into the present War a worked incessantly in its interest. She organized the form Casburg Branch of the red Cross and was chairman of it at the time of her death. She was also a member of the Relief corps and virtually spent her entire tie in working for the boys with the colors. Her work is done we All feel it is Well done. A Good woman has gone to her Reward her bread has been ast upon the Waters. She was Laid to rest in the Illyria cemetery beside her husband on the 25th of july Rev. J. B. Bird off dating. 13111 condensed statement of tub Postville state Bank us made to the of at the close of tuts Uoss Juno 39, 1918 Hill assets Hills Bonds Etc.jc20.05s.38 Liberty Llomis. S,182.50 War savings certificates Thrift Stamps 7.vj.81 overdrafts. 310.31 Hanking House furniture and fixtures. ,s3 20 due from batiks Etc. 1132.35 to Iota Silver Etc. 23,524 ? assets.8713,347.44 liabilities capital 50,000 00 surplus.,. Fio.000 00 undivided profits. 12,019 83 deposits. 550,827.01 Hills payable. 45,00000 total liabilities 8713,247.� Castalia. Farmersburg. Postville Hospital notes. The following parties have Beeno rated at Postville Hospital the past week and Are making Good Progress toward recovery miss Helen Kleckner of Postville appendicitis. Mrs. O. C. Peterson of Clermont not stated. Miss Anna Hjortholm of Clermont appendicitis. Mrs. Mae Thomas of Monona ruptured appendix. And we. Kos Man of Ludlow is re treatment. Postville people were Given an unexpected treat about eight o clock this morning in the shape of a rattling Good band concert when the Elgin band unloaded from a flock of automobiles in front of the Post office and proceeded to Wake the echoes with several Lively selections. In Marie Martens of Cresco is visiting her former schoolmates Here. Senta Fullgraf is visiting mrs. Arthur Mohrmann at Garnavillo. Jimmie Matthews and wife left for Chicago saturday to bring Back some More cars. Gunder Jellum and family of Osage visited at the Ole Thorsen Home several Days last week. Or. And mrs. Carl Radloff and Earl Dahlstrom were visitors at Postville and Monona saturday. Henry Oelke or. And Fred Harberg and their wives left last tuesday to visit the Fred Schoellerman family at Lake Park. On sunday Rev. Braun christened the Little son of Geo. Radloff and wife the names received being Donald William Carl. Sponsors we. Taake and Carl Radloff. Henry Engelhardt received the sad news that their granddaughter Marie Jarms had died on sunday in Postville where she had been taken from her Home in Monona township. Matilda j. Layton daughter of or. And mrs. Ghapman was born in Coply Ohio aug. 19, 1841, and died at the Home of her daughter mrs. Mrs. James Matthews in Farmers Quiry As to Why this commotion in Burg Iowa july 23, 1918. She was the Temple elicited the information married to Joseph Layton in 1859 at r a. That they were Enro Ute to Mcgregor Elkhart Indiana. They lived a Short 1917, since then for a picnic and general Good time time in Michigan coming from there Home at Castalia having chartered a launch and Barge to Iowa Over fifty yearn ago where her health had she has since resided to this Union weeks ago she grew worse but in a were born four children one dying in few Days seemed better and on july infancy. Those surviving Are mrs. 23rd wont to visit at the Home of James Matthews 6f a and were going to spend the Day Ori the River. We sincerely Hope they had the Good time anticipated and Hope also they will give us a concert on the return trip. The dedication of the lutheran service Flag was postponed. Mrs. S. A. Hunter entertained the c. W. W. Friday afternoon. Mrs. Bert Mcmahon and daughter returned to spirit Lake thursday. Rev. And mrs. Harms and children a Cre passengers to Luana tuesday mrs. Kate Smorstad and Mother vere passengers to Monona saturday miss Blanche Riggs of Kearney neb., arrived saturday to spend her vacation. Mrs. Rose Rushman went to Osage saturday to attend the funeral of her sister. Mrs. Henry Henkes went to St. Paul saturday morning for medical treatment. Mrs. J. H. Kneeskern went to tip ton last Friday to visit her daughter mrs. Frank Tehel. Or. And mrs. John Scannell of Del mar Iowa arrived monday via Auto for a visit with friends. A two and a half Pound daughter arrived at the Home of or. And mrs. Will Crabtree july 27th. Fred Fischer had the misfortune to have his Arm broken sunday morning while cranking a Ford. The following boys departed for Camp Gordon Georgia Friday. Fred Baltz Archie Caldow Walter Oxley and Clarence Crabtree. Mrs. Weitgenant and daughter Pearl of Ossian or. And mrs. John Bucknam of Osage were guests at the Geo. Bucknam Home saturday. Miss Mayme Keenan and brother of Blooming Prairie Minn., and Jas. Malloy of the great lakes naval training station were visitors at the d. C. Malloy Home the fore part of the week. There will be a Christian Endeavor rally at the u. B. Church Friday evening. Rev. Fred Riggs of Garber will speak Meyer s orchestra will furnish the music and a picnic supper will be served. Alfe Suckow the ten year old son of or. And mrs. Fred Suckow was drowned tuesday afternoon. He with three other children and two ladies who were visiting at the George Schave Home went Down to the Creek near the Schave House. Alfe was in wading and suddenly disappeared in a deep Hole. The men in the Fields were hastily summoned and All efforts to locate the body were in vain until or. Butler arrived und he succeeded in getting him out but the spark of life had fled. The funeral will be held in the lutheran Church tomorrow afternoon. The family have the Heartfelt sym Pathy of the Community in their hour 1 of sorrow. Fredericka Anuber was born in Hammerburg Hanover Germany March 25, 1857, and passed away suddenly on Friday morning july 20, j 1918, aged 61 years four months and one Day. At the age of ten years she came to America with her parents and for several years the family made their Home at College it Long Island where she was confirmed. From there they moved to Garnavillo Iowa where she was married nov. 30, 58733, to Dietrich 1873, to Dietrich near Ossian a and then to Ossian where they lived until a " they made their for several years been poor. Two Cattat Suhl Lus and i unfit 110,000 we. Leui president a. L. Paterson cashier 0. V. Meier vice president directors k. W. Roberts c. F. Meier we. Lii a. A Peterson we. H. Weihe g. Suidt b. C. Fleming he Roberts the master had culled and in spite of All that Loving hands could do she passed Over the Divide to her eternal Reward. She leaves to mourn her loss a husband four children mrs. Herman Lang of Frankville mrs j. V. Decou of Ossian mrs. Julius Brown and August two Sisters mrs. Alex. Bleyhl of Deerfield n. D., and mrs. Geo. Plagmann of Canistota n. D., and sixteen grandchildren. She was a faithful and industrious wife a Loving and tender Mother n True and constant Friend Loyal to her Church and country. Her death was a Shock to the Community who sympathize with the bereft ones in their great loss. The funeral was held in the lutheran Church on sunday afternoon Rev. Harms officiating. Interment in pleasant View cemetery. Frankville. L. C. Spun was an Ossian caller wednesday. Charley Barrett has Tho Frame raised for his new House. Robbie Waters and family Are enjoying a new Oakland car. Mrs. Frank Cannon and son visited Home folks at Castalia last week. Mrs. Frank Cannon had the misfortune to dislocate her knee tuesday evening. Ray Waters is caving for a sore hand he had injured on a Hay Fork recently. Jas. Kneeskern is enjoying a visit from his sister mrs. Addie Welson of Waterloo. Mrs. John Snitker who has been very ill with the measles is Able to be out again. Or. And mrs. Tony Freemor a toed up from Waterloo sunday for a visit with relatives. Geo. A. Waters and wife of Waukon were entertained at miss Jamie Lyons sunday. Mrs. K. V. Ferris returned to Wau Kon thursday evening after a visit to Frances Padden. John Lydon and family of Postville were Over to attend the service Flag dedication sunday. Earl Stock leaves for his Home at stud Benville Ohio today after visit Here with relatives. Or. And mrs. Charley Johnson of Waukon were entertained at the Home of Frank Bulman sunday. Or. And mrs. 11. E. Chamberlain and miss Sarah Miller were Ossian shoppers saturday afternoon. Or. And mrs. R. W. Carter and Leone of Ossian called at the l. C. Spaun Home sunday afternoon. Mrs. T. I. Eva Fortl and miss Helen Williams of Decorah visited at Fred wafers saturday and sunday. Rev Fred Weniger a former pastor of this place a As a Kuest at the Paul Topel Home several Days lust week. Girl who arrived at their Home Fri Day july 2 eth. Lynn and Irving Crawford Fred Walters and families or. And mrs. T. J. Crawford and miss Helen will inns enjoyed a Day s Outing at Mcgregor sunday. Irvin Hughes and Fred Brouillett and families and mrs. Lyle French a toed to Calmar Friday afternoon to see the Soldier boys Start for Camp Gordon Georgia. Two bad electrical storms visited this neighbourhood wednesday and thursday nighty. On wednesday night lightning struck Lynn Crawford s House and toe off some shingles but did not do any other damage. Thursday night the transformer near Harry Waters was struck and burned out so that the Village is without lights. The Frankville township service Flag was dedicated at them e. Church sunday afternoon with a Large crowd present. The following program was rendered song America. Prayer Chris Waters song Gregg singing society. Rending miss Mildred Owens. Solo Liberty Bell miss Ruth Boll Man. Reading Vera Gress. Dedication of the Flag. Song the service Flag. Song Gregg singing society. Or f. W. Conover of Decorah then gave an address taking As his topic service and paid a touching tribute to the boys who had gone to serve their country. At the conclusion of the address All joined in singing the Star spangled eleven stars represented the boys who have gone from Frankville twp and Over one half Are already Over in France. The Roll of Honor is As follows Anthony Kautman Battle creeks Mich. Ollert Krogsund it. Niagara new York. F. Leonard Krogsund Camp Doniphan Oklahoma. Clarence Anderson France Myron Lloyd Wolf France. Charley Hendershott France. John Tinjum France. Richard Arness France. James Young Camp Dodge. Harold a. Spaun France. John Stuckman Camp Gordon Postville Iowa 1890 28 years 1918 Jim o Brien of Waukon several Days last week a John Snitker Chine. New was Over setting up threshing a Jas. Kneeskern received word last married nov. 30, moved Tea farm week that another daughter had been , son will household at Merle a a at mrs. Riha Atchford s sunday Pretl to hear the Farmersburg her Daughtie Iowa John d. Layton of Crookston where sheer mrs. J. A Decou was taken seriously ill. And mrs. 1 of Postville Viss. Killa Lei afternoon. A Large crowd Gathe a a a uni me patriotic address Given by Bev. John , tuesday evening at the m. E Church messes. And mesdames Ferdinand Ili liner and Henry Hager attended the funeral of mrs. Lyngaas at Ludlow sunday. Or and mrs Frances Padden Ami miss padd Minn. In a toed to Mabel sunday Asp t with Fric mls. The Day or. Ami mrs. Will r i. Pm

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