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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - August 16, 1918, Postville, Iowa
Citizens state Bank Postville Iowa capital $100,iw0 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. Brueher cashier c. E. Waters asst. Cashier Geo. W. Fay assistant cashier directors h. H. Douglass h. S. Luhman John Waters we. Harris Carl Holter f. L. Williams c. W. Meier l. 0. Brueher John c. Weihe Stop just a moment and consider what is the most probable thing that is Likely to cause you to lose your profits on hogs this season. Weeds Are the pest of Corn it is Worms that Are the pest of pigs and cause More loss of profits than anything else. Look this powder is the most powerful worm killer in exist ence. It is the one preparation that will kill Vorms will not injure the pig is easy to give and costs no More than Many inferior preparations. The name of this powder is to pm it a. Listen the most profitable time to give Wormit is about the time the pigs Are weaned or shortly after. One dose will get Worms but in order to make it More thorough it is better to give two. Worms do the most injury Teyoung shoats. Keep them out. Wormit will do it. The injury the Worms can do to one Shoat is More than a treatment of Wormit costs for the whole drove. You can obtain Wormit from the Douglass pharmacy where Quality counts we Are Able to offer our patrons a Ginger ale that is Ginger ale. Not a Pepper ale and one not sweetened with Sac Charm. Ballard Vale Ginger ale contains no Capsicum and is sweetened Only with finest granulated sugar. It is bottled with the famous Ballard Vale Spring water the Only american because of its purity the French government has Ever permitted on Sale in France. 10, 15 and 25 cents a bottle. Sold exclusively at Thoma Brothers Liggett s and Funke s chocolates purity ice Cream Home study course m owing to the fact that the wives of those who Are leaving for. H the War want office work and because they can t come to College we in have arranged to give a Home study course whereby you can prepare for office work at Home. Anyone else who is interested will have the same Opportunity write today mentioning that you want to take the work at Home. College of Commerce Waterloo Iowa. Postville Herald we. J. Klingbeil publisher subscription Price $1.80 iwo a part All Sut is Ali tons Luty Ablo strictly la Nuriam advertising rate Oiin sent on application. Entered at the Post of Loco at 1 Ostillo Iowa As second class mall matter. \ Friday August 16,1918 nearby correspondence Luana. Mrs. Shaffer spent tuesday at costal a. Mrs. G. M. Lambert was in Postville bet Wen trains thursday. Louis Krambeer and family spent sunday with the w. C. Land family. Or. And mrs. Will Lindroth and j. H. Heins were in Postville sunday Rev. Williams and daughter Postville were callers in town thursday. Miss Amelia Overbeck transacted business at Monona and Postville on thursday. M. A. Smith is having his annual vacation. Miss Edna Ames is acting As substitute mrs. G. M. Lambert went to Dubuque Friday for a visit with her son Joe and family. Miss Frances Rumpke returned from Elkader saturday accompanied by a girl Friend. Or. Meier and family Elkader visited his sister mrs. Geo. Engelhardt and family sunday. Or. And mrs. Dewey Cayton and babe of Monona were saturday guests at Carey Cayton s. Mrs. John Krambeer sr., or. And mrs. Henry Krambeer a toed Farmersburg sunday. Mrs. Will Weihe and daughter hat tie of Postville visited or. And mrs r. J. Stoehr monday. Miss Nellie Fonda of Monona visited her Friend Susan Chapman be tween trains thursday. M. E. Smith and Mother were. Monona sunday to see Uncle Horace Smith who is very ill. Or. And mrs. Harry Olson of Mcgregor were Over sunday guests at the Lewis Clark Home. Frank Bloxham and wife or. And mrs. Oscar Collins and son Robe a toed to Elkader sunday. Miss Mary land has returned from a three weeks visit to her Uncle Geo. Land s at Waukon. Or. And mrs. We. Tewes and baby were Friday guests at the Henry Schroeder Home near Monona. Mrs. Minnie Jenkins of Monona visited her Uncle John Walch and family and other relatives thursday. Mrs. Frank Henderson and daughter Milo Mae of new Hampton came monday to visit mrs. Mary Henderson. Mrs. Bennetts of Prairie Duchien and Mother mrs. Harding of Monona visited a few Days with mrs. Mary Henderson. Or and mrs. Fred splies and granddaughter Jennette Schultz were guests of Farmersburg relatives Friday and saturday. Mrs. Herman Johnson and children left for their Home at Waukon Friday. Or. Johnson is now located in a Camp near Omaha neb. Or. And mrs. Monroe land and i daughter Lena visited at the Geo. Land d. F. Sawyer and h. C. Burn 1 Ham Homes the past Wek. Mrs. Geov Kramber and children came Back saturday from her visit at Prairie Duchien. She was accompanied by Harvey and Clarence doer ring. Or. And mrs. Ben Overbeck and children and Amelia Overbeck were sunday guests at the mrs. H. J. Schultz and Fred Renzman Homes at Post Ville. B. F. Overbeck sister Amelia and Ella Renzman Pic nicked at Elkader and Mcgregor monday in Honor of or. And mrs. Jake Ravn Estadt of Vin ton Iowa. 1 mrs. Dave Bloxham and two daughters Rev. Williams and daughter of Postville mrs. Tom Dowling and mrs. J Louis Nagel of Waukon or. And mrs. Lee Blo Hajn were thursday visitors at the Oscar Collins Home. Farmersburg. A Little son arrived at the Henry Krueck Home last week. Fred Edhe of Marshalltown. Visited with his Brothed John last week. The outings of Clayton were visitors at the Sam Little Home 1st week. Henry Oelke or. And wife returned from their three weeks trip on thursday. Adel Oelke and friends of Madison wis., visited under the parental roof last week. Senta Volgraf visited at the Marvin Klingenberg Home near St. Olaf last week. A Case of infantile paralysis is reported at the Arthur Schmidt Home at St. Olaf. Mrs. Hugo Engelhardt and daughter Bernice of Duluth Are visiting with relatives. Mrs. Chas. Barton and son of Waterloo Are visiting at the parental Chris Oelke Home. Or. And mrs. Fred splies of Luana visited at the we. And Henry Oelke Homes Friday and saturday. Mrs. Henry roller and son Rudolf of Cresco were sunday visitors with her Mother mrs. Mary Englehart. Mrs. We. Looby and children of Decorah Are visiting at the Henry Oelke and Burt Matthews Homes. Chas. Hinsch and wife and Chas Dettman and wife of Garnavillo left for Western Iowa to visit rela Tives. Herb Thompson and Gottlieb Zuer her started on a trip monday morning. Herb stopping at South Dakota and or. Zuerrer went to Canada. Miss Caroline Thorsen had a piece of Glass removed from her knee last week which had lodged in there last fall when she fell on the Bridge. Mrs. Rev. F. Brown s Mother of Cassville Wisi is visiting at the Brown Home Edith returning with her after spending a few Days there. Frankville. Pete Stegen of Locust is visiting his brother Hans. Chester Peck visited his Friend Paul Swezey at Decorah Friday. Walter and Arthur Brandt and families visited at Postville sunday. Or. And mrs. Geo. Van Wey Irvin and Earl visited relatives in Ossian Friday. Frank Bulman and family and mrs. Hattie lower were Waukon visitors sunday. Mrs. Irvin Hughes and Clifford visited at Decorah wednesday and thursday. Otto Dahlin and family of Glen Wood visited at the Charley Brouillet Home sunday. Mrs. Geo. Van Wey and mrs. Chas. Brouillet were Decorah callers saturday afternoon. Or. Schmidt of Postville was Over to attend mrs. Bert Livingood one Clay last Wek. Or. Natl mrs. K. V. Ferris returned to Waukon saturday after a sever Al Days visit Here. The ladies Are requested to meet to clean the presbyterian Church on thursday aug. 22. Miss Clara Topel entertained a crowd of Young people at a Lawn party thursday evening. Joe Slorah and family of Des Moines Are visiting his parents or. And mrs. Charles Slorah. Or. And mrs. Irving Crawford mrs. Lynn Crawford and Tommie were de Corah callers Friday evening. Chester Peck who has been employed in an ammunition factory at Molina 111., came Home tuesday. Or. And mrs. Charley Shattuck and mrs. Amelia Shattuck of Decorah visited at Henry Moose s tuesday. Mrs. Henry Moose enjoyed a visit from her brother Charley Birdsill of Des Moines several Days last week. Lyle French arrived Here monday from Winnipeg Canada and he and his wife will make their Home Here. Sherman Bollman delivered cattle at Castalia last monday and had the misfortune to lose one from the heat or. And mrs. T. J. Crawford returned to Decorah Friday evening after a visit Here with their children. Tony Kaut Nian left saturday for Cedar rapids after a visit Here with Home folks. His sister Anna accompanied him. Hans Stegen and wife were Locust visitors thursday. Antone who has Ben visiting Here returned to his Home with them. Johnnie Grotegut was very ill several Days last week being overcome by the heat. Or. Kiesau of Postville attended him and he is recovering. Hary Waters is hobbling around with a sore foot As a result of being 3tepped on by a horse. One toe was broken and two others badly crushed. Or. And mrs. G. E. Webster mrs. R. W. Carter and Dewitt Van Wey a toed Down from Ossian and called at l. C. Spaun s sunday afternoon. The Frankville red Cross unit report the following for june and july 6 Panama suits 3 bed shirts 1 pair wristlets 21 sweaters and 28 pairs of socks. Charley Barrett and wife went to Centennial sunday where they attended the funeral of the child of or. And mrs. Chester Meker who was brought Back from Waterloo for burial. A Telegram came from Oakdale last monday saying that Lew Merkle i was very Low. Mrs. Merkle and Hazel went Down tuesday returning on thursday and left him a Little better. Or. And mrs. Charley Brouillet and Vernon were decor visitors saturday evening. Mrs. Busness of Decorah and miss Lena Thompson of Chicago accompanied them Home for a visit. Miss Jessie Merkle who has Ben staying with her sister mrs. James Carter at Bailey for sometime past came Home thursday. She also visited her brother Len at the sanitarium at Oakdale before returning. Roy Haslip was Given a Surprise party at his Home monday evening i and a Large crowd gathered to bid him goodbye and godspeed on his journey to Jefferson Barracks. He left the next Day going on the 11 o clock train from Decorah. The county s. S. Convention will be held Here at the presbyterian Church monday and tuesday september f and 3. A Good program will be Given. A number of prominent speak ers will be present among them or Willett and Rev. Grant of Decorah and or. Hutton state Secretary of s. Work who is an Active worker everyone is invited to come. Castalia correspondence next Page j the Fayette county fair. From All indications and reports the Fayette county fair is going to be the big show of Northern Iowa this year in fact much More is being claimed by the management than Ever before and they never fail to produce All they advertise at this fair and usually a lot extra. It is one of the really big fairs of the state. We Are informed that no Advance has been made in the Price of admission in spite of the fact that it is costing much More Money to put on this fair than Ever before. There Are four Days August 26 to 30, and three big night shows on tuesday wednesday and thursday nights with Martin s spectacular fireworks on a grand scale As the finale. Many improvements have been made on the grounds this year and everything looks promising. It is always a big fair and we All like it. See a big Bill and get All the particulars. Exhibits containing sugar will be barred from the county fairs of Iowa this year. Automobile painting. Have your Auto painted up and made to look like new by an experienced Workman. Price $26. Inquire at Moore s hotel Postville. J. Olson. Get Rich you May or you May not become Rich but a Strong banking connection is essential in your financial plans. This Strong Bank offers its services in furthering your Success. Hill Postville state Bank capital surplus and pit fit 9110,000 we. Leui Prefi ident a. L. Peterson on Shier u. K. Meier vice president i Iii directors . W. A Roberts c. V. Minor we. Loui we. H. Weiho b. C. Morning a. L. Peterson g. Laadt h. K. Roberts report of Tolje finances of the Postville chapter of the american red Cross from july 1, 1918 to August 1,1918 inclusive receipts july 1-balance on hand.$1121.32 july 3-w. C. Dresser donation. july 5-mr. Wersinger donation. 10.45 july 8-Dan Mcmyn Rtin donation. 5.00 july 8-membership2.00 july is of. L. Williams donation. 6-25 july 25-Ralph Walters donation. 1.00 july 2 5--sales at the work shop. 4.10 total receipts .?1153.12 disbursements july 11-j. E. Perry express a july 18-american red Cross. 9-00 july 30-american red Cross. 125.42 total disbursements k35.3s total receipts. $1153.12 total disbursements. 135.38 balance on hand August 1, 1918$1017.7-1 l. 0. Beucher treasurer. i a How much of your profit goes to repair machinery Money saved is Money made. Farm machinery deteriorates if continually exposed to the weather. After each Winter in the open it mrs harder costs More to keep in repair and is Worth less. keep your machinery always in Good working order by providing an implement shed. The increased life and satisfaction you will get out of your machinery will quickly repay you for the Cost of a shed. And in building it remember that it is Economy to use for the outside White Pine the one Wood that endures years of exposure without warping or twisting or rotting. The one Wood that makes building a pleasure and White Pine buildings increase the Market value of your farm. Practical working plans specifications and a Complete Bill of material for the Octagon Type of implement shed or any other farm building will be furnished you on request together with our estimate of the Cost. The Octagon Type of implement shed a designed to give big capacity and greatest ease of handling your machinery in and out. We also have plans of cheaper Sheds. Future business and our standing in the Community depend upon serving you to the last degree of satisfaction. Ers Independent lumber go. F c Comstock Man Iager 77
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