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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - August 21, 1940, Postville, Iowa A live newspaper in a live town. Forty eighth year. Postville Iowa wednesday August 21, 1940. Number 43. Register students for High school All next week r. A 2�0 supt. Graeber gives hints that should prove of interest to All by supt. B. H. Graeber a slightly different plan is being a used in Post vice High school this year in regard to High school registration. I order that there might be time to talk with each and every students we a to have them come to the i school for registration some time during the week of August 26 to 30. Any student who comes to the school Dur a ing that time will not need to come on monday september 2. Or. Graeber land Jur. Blackmer will be around the school every Day during registration week. During the past year the High school i faculty have worked Over the courses r offered in the High school. A great amount of work has been done to give the students of our school the Best that we can offer. In the past our students i have taken very much what they wanted and at the end of their four year course had was a Hodgepodge of credits. Our plan for the future is that every course of study will have definite requirements and the student must meet these require i a its if he expects to say that he graduated from some course. As in the past the students of our High school have the following courses to choose from 1. Vocational homemaking. As its title implies moans training for the Home. This course is also an Ideal preparatory course for girls expecting to take up nursing or governess courses. 2. Vocational agriculture is designed to prepare boys to do a better Job of farming in this complicated age of farming. 3. Normal training graduates from this course Are Given a teaching certificate and can teach in the Rural schools of the state. 4. Commercial prepares for office work. Many graduates Are better prepared than commercial College graduates. 5. College preparatory is designed for those students who know in their High school Days that they want to attend College. This does not menu that the graduates of the other courses Are not prepared for College. In fact the graduate of any course in our High school can go to College. 6. General course. This course is for students who do not have any definite plans in regard to a life work. We urge strongly that every student choose from the first five listed courses. All the above listed courses of study have definite requirements. It is these requirements that we would like to talk Over with students and parents. This can Only be done before school opens. We would also be glad to talk Over vocational choices with the students. Textbooks. For several j ears there has been a demand that Post vice place textbooks on a rental basis. Starting this year Al new adoptions of textbooks will be placed on a rental basis. The rental fee win depend upon the expected length of life that can be expected from a Book. The expected length of we will be divided into the Cost Price to determine the yearly rental. At the Aid of the year the Book must be returned to the school if a Book is returned showing More than a year s War the student will be expected to a Fine in addition to the rental i new books being adopted and rented Akk year Are As follows arithmetic woks in grades 3, 4, 5, 6. 7 and 8 i general science books in grades 7, 8 a 9 american literature books in toe High school. Do not buy books in hese Fields. The school Bookstore will Jondle All new textbooks and . Students new books Fegi Stratton week. The Bookstore will Zisso be open All Day monday sept. 2. Beginning students. Attention of All parents having child beginning the first Grade is called v10 a Rule at Board of education re Yarding their children. A child must a 5% years old in order to begin work n the first Grade in september an a a Way to determine whether a. He is old enough is he must have reached his fifth birthday by the first ill please watch the age of owning students. Marching band to appear at Luana Creamery Day Mark Piatt president of the Post vice commercial club received o letter last week from the Luana commercial club inviting the local organization to participate in a big Celebration honouring the Luana Farmers cooperative Creamery company on its Golden business anniversary. The Celebration will be held september 18 with a Parade at 10 a. M., and other appropriate exercises to follow. Or. Piatt has made arrangements with school officials to have Post vice represented by the National championship High school marching band. Or. Piatt states that Post vice will not Only be Well represented but this gesture will tend to Best demonstrate a feeling of Good will which Post vice has always entertained for the Luana Steamer Capitol offering bargain fares August 28 specially reduced bargain fares will be oif ored by the Steamer Capitol when it stops at Mcgregor and Prairie Duchien on wednesday August 25, for the last excursions of the season a Day trip to Lansing leaving Mcgregor at 9 30 a. A and Prairie Duchien at 10 00 a. M., and a Moonlight excursion leaving Prairie Duchien at 8 30 p. A and Mcgregor at 9 00 p. Tickets for the Day trip have been reduced to 35c for adults and 15c for children. For the Moonlight trip the adult tickets will be 50c. Subscribers come in to get their share of free fair tickets dozens of tickets already issued in first week & c. Riser Butten paker in the Post a be Creamery has entered a 20-Pound Jud of his butter in the statewide Conr at toe state fair a total of 121 i Worles have been made at the butter now which carries with it .$700 in a prizes besides Gold Silver and medals and diplomas. Mrs. Ernest Aumann of Milwaukee who is visiting in this Vicinity with her parents. Or. And mrs. Fred Dreier and with other relatives was the first Post vice Herald subscriber to take advantage of the Herald s offer of free tickets to the big four fair. Mrs. Aumann called at the office on thursday and received a ticket to the fair for the payment of a year s subscription. Since last week s announcement of our free tickets offer dozens of people have come in to get their subscriptions adjusted and have received tickets. If you Are planning to attend this big Home fair Here is your Opportunity to secure an admission ticket absolutely free. For each year s subscription arrears and not More than two years in and Vance the Herald will give one free admission ticket to the big four fair. As an inducement to bring those of our Community not now receiving the Herald onto our lists we offer two free tickets to anyone bringing in a new subscription. One ticket will go to the new subscriber and the other to the person bringing us the new subscriber. Remember this offer is now in effect and is Good until big four fair time september 6 to 9. Pay your subscription now and get the tickets for yourself and family for the greatest fair Ever staged in our Community. Get your tickets today Don t delay dig basement for Home of Heusmann in v/2 Days a one Story Bungalow with five rooms and a Bath will be erected during the coming months by Elliot Heus Man on East Williams Street. The new Home will be built on a lot or Heus Man recently purchased from Otto a Sander Between the residences of l. Of Putnam and Elmer Sander. Excavation work was started monday and completed in record time by tuesday noon. Or. Heusman had the assistance of 12 friends on monday morning and in the afternoon a Crew of 13 helpers made rapid headway. Only nine men worked tuesday Forenoon but the work was finished by noon. Otto Sander has the contract for the House and will begin work on it immediately. Drive from Montana to Postville in 18 hours or and mrs. Donald Abel and son of Lewistown mont., made a speedy trip to Post vice last week. They left their Home wednesday afternoon at 2 30 o clock and stopped Only four times for gasoline during their 1,100 mile journey driving All night until reaching the Home of or. Abels brother in Law and sister or. And mrs. Ben Hulbert near Here. They arrived thursday morning at 9 30 o clock just 18 hours after leaving their Home. ,. The old timer j remember Back to the a is Wmk a Bill Thomas How the pop Bilton of we Wrt 1 a. Mist department Stoke was Aunte lao a a Touk a6� aha Hap a lem0mape. Stand sub. A the i $ he i of r most Success few. J merchant to Teilh thou 1 far w will of. No matter How a opes Tilev Stapa Irving Deering s holsteins win at All Iowa fair Irving Deering took his Herd of five holsteins to the a Iowa fair in Cedar rapids last week and won two firsts a second two thirds a fourth and a seventh place prize. His three year old Holstein Bull captured first place and or. Deering was particularly proud of this award As his Bull Defeated one which won the National championship last year. Other awards won by or. Deering included a second for get of sire his cows were awarded two thirds one fourth and one seventh.  Kenneth Kerr s two year old Bull placed third a very High ranking for such keen Competition. Or. Deering was a member of a judging team which placed Thirki the other members of this team being Irving Stewart and Grover Miehe of near Mayard. Varied program of entertainment awaits fair goers release schedule of dates for baseball Kitte Ball tournaments son of Harold schlitters passes on at Iowa City second local re a project will be considered soon Kermit James the local Rea office received word by Telegram on saturday Rifat officials in Washington d. A Wil soon act on the request of the Alla Makee Clayton electric cooperative for sufficient funds to undertake a second project the Telegram was signed by a. C. Falkenwald chief of the examining division of Rea and stated that the local application was rapidly approaching the head of the list. If the Grant is made approximately 289 Miles of lines will be erected to service 700 farm Homes in 35 townships of Clayton Alla Makee and Fayette counties. According to the plans submitted to Washington the townships Are located in Northern Fayette county Central and Eastern Alla Makee county my Southern Clayton county. Harvey Schultz right of Way supervisor attended a Commerce commission meeting in Des Moines tuesday at which time the franchise covering All proposed lines in Alla Makee and Clayton counties was granted. Henry Bigler s brother passes away saturday business at Creamery shows increase Ovet 1939 Ive Jui the monthly meeting of the Board of directors of the Postville Farmers cooperative Creamery company was held tuesday evening. P ��=a"c6irsidefable increase was made by the Creamery in july As compared to business a year ago in july patrons of the Creamery will receive 30c a Pound for the july butterfat. A total of 91,394 pounds of butter was made from 73,591 pounds of butterfat. In july 1939, Creamery patrons received 27c a Pound for butterfat and 88,163 pounds of butter were manufactured from 70,826 pounds of fat. After the regular meeting the Board of directors reelected All Cream haulers at the same salary for the year starting february 1, 1941. The following haulers were elected route 1, Harvey Schave routes 2 and Milo Harris routes 3 and 4, Fred Schnuelle routes 5 and 6, Walter Plaht routes 8 and 9, Louis Hangartner routes 10 and 12, Vernon Kamp routes 11 and 13, Clarence Luebka rotate 14, Ralph Brandt. Checks in payment of the july delivered butterfat will be paid to the patrons during the coming week. Graveside services were conducted sunday afternoon at Smithfield cemetery for Keith Schlitter 27 month old son of or. Arid mrs. Harold Schlitter who live East of Forest Mills near the red school House. The Rev. W. A Suckow officiated. Keith was born May 5, 1938, in Post Ville and had been ill Only since last thursday. He was taken to Iowa City on saturday by his parents and passed away a few hours later. In addition to the parents three Sisters Marie Carol and Delia survive. 1940 football team has nine Letterman As coach issues Call practice to Start monday Maynard Here sept. 20 Henry Bigler received word saturday evening that his brother. Ernest Bigler. Had passed away suddenly at services were held this afternoon at Locust and burial was made in the Post vice cemetery. Ernest Bigler formerly lived in the Luana Community. He is survived by two Brothers John of Luana and Henry of Post vice and one sister mrs. Caroline Miller of Clermont. He is also survived by five sons Elmer Lester Harvey Roy and Walter. One son and mrs. Bigler preceded him in death. Leslie Birdsell 28, passes on tuesday funeral is thursday was about to enter Ball game when stricken Leslie Birdsell a former resident of Postville passed away Early tuesday morning in the Decorah Hospital after a Short illness. He was taken suddenly ill sunday afternoon at the Winneshiek county fair in Decorah while he was preparing to play baseball with Frankville against Decorah. Friends rushed him to the Hospital where his condition became worse and he passed away at two a. On tuesday. Or. Birdsell was born in Frank Ville township on february 7, 1911, a son of Roy and May Todd Birdsell. When he was about two years old his parents passed away and he was reared by his grandmother mrs. Rachael Birdsell at Frankville. He lived in Postville from 1936. To july 1939. During those four years he was the Star mail route Carrier. After leaving Here he worked in West Union in a hardware store until his passing he is survived by his brother Leon of Monona and three Sisters mrs. Henry Amundson and mrs. Lee Case of Estherville and mrs. Inez Smithling of Decorah his grandmother at Frank Ville and other relatives. Funeral services will be held on thursday afternoon at 1 30 o clock at grandma Birdsell s Home in Frankville and at two o clock at the Frankville Community Church interment will be in the Centennial cemetery. The remains will be at the Schultz funeral Home in Monona until thursday Forenoon where friends May Call v White elephant Sale yields $25.85 for Eedy mrs. Harvey Douglass chairman of the social service committee of the Community presbyterian Church announces that a total of $25.85 was realized Friday touring the White elephant Sale in the basement of the Church. The Money will be a social service project some of the clothing which was not sold will be distributed among needy families and the remainder will be saved by the committee for later distribution. Will Kugel Thresher 93 bushels of Oats from acre of hybrid other varieties yield High despite heavy Rains a yield of 93/bushels of oafs to the acre is the record report we have had hereabouts this sea sort will Kugel of tabling this a tent from an acre of hybrid Galloway Oats when he finished his threshing work last Fri Davy or Kugel had the Maxiine of his place for Over a week with Rains frequently interrupting the threshers work. A on final checkup or Kugel Learned that he had received 2,427 bushels of Oats and the 41 acres of Grain he had this year. In addition to the hybrid Oats he had 6v4 acres of Gopher Oats that net Ted him 315 bushels it an average acre yield of 49 bushels. Of 11, acres of i Gold oat s he obtained 739 bushels for an average of 67 bushels per acre he had 13%, acres of late Rustproof Oats that went 801 bushels or an average yield of 59 bushels per acre his 9 acres of Barley threshed out 489 bushels for a -54 bushels per acre average which or. Kugel says was of As Fine Quality As he a has Ever grown Young republicans hold meeting tuesday night a meeting of the Young republicans club of Post township was held on tuesday evening in the City clerk s office to Lay plans for a membership drive. Among people in attendance were Gordon o Brien and county attorney Arthur h. Jacobson of Waukon who assisted in making plans of the Tacal group for the coming Campaign prospects for a winning football team this fall at Post vice High school Are Bright As nine Letterman Are returning for another year of Competition and several promising members of last year s squad will be available to fill positions left vacant by graduating seniors. Coach Ivan Blackmer announces that football practice will get under Way next monday a week earlier than Ever before due to a new ruling of the Iowa High school Athle sic association. Equipment will be distributed to members of the pirates squad at one o clock monday afternoon and a two hour session will follow. The first week of practice will be limited to two hour drills but once school starts practice sessions will be lengthened. Replacements must be found to fill the shoes of Duane Schroeder Keith Smith Paul Gruhn and Wesley Thoma members of the Backfield on the 1939 team and Jim Gunde Sori Dale Suckow Robert French Gates Williams and George Meier linemen who were also graduated last Spring. Nine Letterman who will form the nucleus of the 1940 pirates team Are As follows Don Davenport Joe Mars ton Craig Marston and Lloyd Palmer All Backfield candidates and All seniors with the exception of Craig Marston who is a Sophomore Roland Madorin Harvey Plaht Durwood Schutta Jack Sanders and Arbe Bareis All linemen and All seniors except Bareis who is a Junior. Other leading candidates for team posts Are Carlyle Anderson Dwayne Huebner Harold Brown Lamont Ger Icke Donald Rose Roland Erickson and Jack Mcneil. Coach Blackmer expects to have one of the largest squads in the history of the school take part in practice and has the following candidates who he expects to use Dur ing the season. Loren Meyer Ray Brainard Alan Beucher Ivan Peterson Leo Boese Palmer Schroeder by Harris Jimmie Searls Don Ritchie Robert Pearson Edgar Nelson Clifton Mitchell Harold Boese Alex Ellenbolt Robert Fitzpatrick Lyle Groth Leo Meyer Gerald Schroeder Eugene Huebner and Francis Kneeland the pirates will play seven games this fall All with members of the upper Iowa conference. One open on the schedule on octo Ber .11 arid an Intra squad game will probably be played. The schedule is As follows.  september 20--Maynard. Here. September _27-"west Union there. October 4-Monona, Here. October 11-open Date. V october 18r-Iwaukon, Here. V,optoberj25-Elkader, there.  november a Sumner Here. November 8-r-Foyette, there. All is in readiness for the 21st annual showing of the big four fair which will be held in Postville on september to 9. The fair will get under Way Friday evening at 7 30 o clock with a concert by the Postville school band under the direction of Harold j. Gamble and the free attractions will follow immediately after the concert. The final event of the evening will be a dance in the Pavilion with Gussin s band of Winni in Canada furnishing the music. The second Day of the fair will be 4-h club Day with judging of beef and Dairy calves at 9 00 a. One of the highlights of the morning will be the 4-h club demonstrations. Kitte Ball players will compete for the championship of the fair in a tournament beginning saturday at ten m. Lyle Zieman who is in charge of the tournament announces the following pairings Postville is. Luana at 10 a. Monona is. Castalia at 11 the two winning teams to play sunday at 10 a. M., and Farmersburg meets Eldorado at 11 a. Kitte Ball fans will see the championship game on monday at 10 30 a. Other events scheduled for saturday Are horse judging Swine judging baseball game Between Postville and Frankville band concert distribution of Cash prizes free attractions and the dance in the Pavilion. The grand Street Parade saturday noon in which will appear floats of local firms and of interesting features prize livestock etc., will be an attraction Worth coming Miles to see. The committee in charge of this Parade Are uncovering a lot of worthwhile entries and assure the Public that they will will be Given a rare treat. There is still time for entries of novel features. Any person knowing of such or having something they wish to enter in the Parade should get in touch with or. Lee b. Folsom or one of his committee at once so that the entry can be taken into consideration. Three Cash prizes will be awarded to winners in the big Street Parade. The committee in charge sincerely solicits the co operation of All business houses to enter floats in the Parade. And anyone having or knowing of worthy features for the Parade should Contact any one of the committee members at once St. Olaf and Monona baseball teams will play sunday the Postville High school National championship marching band will put on a demonstration and a band concert Are a few of sunday s highlights. Winning baseball teams will play on monday and the baby beef Sale will be another important event. This Sale Marks the Climax of the season s work of the 4-h boys and girls of Northeast Iowa and is looked Forward to with keenest anticipation. Additional Bash prize awards will be distributed on the monday night program fou owing the platform free acts. Palmer announces change in bookings at the Iris owing to conditions beyond the control of the management of the Iris theatre bookings had to be. Changed on several pictures. The great Mcginty plays at the Iris thursday Friday and saturday of this week starring Brian Donlevy Akim Tamiroff and Muriel Angelus in a comedy drama that is a scream. Jim Mie Fidler gave it three Bells Walter Winchell a Fine recommendation and Mae Tinee of the Chicago Tribune also praises it highly. It played at the grand theatre Decorah last sunday. Monday and tuesday. Our town first booked for this week end now comes on sunday and monday. This is generally conceded the Par if not Superior to the Andy Hardy family series. It is so True to life that the characters in it actually remind you of some particular people in your own Community., be sure to see our town so that when Andy Hardy meets a Debutante comes to the Iris soon you will have seen the two Best family pictures of the year Don t pass up either one of these. Or. Palmer manager of the Iris says he stands squarely behind the Are Elm emendations Given Yem on our Towa and the great Mcginty

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