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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - August 23, 1972, Postville, Iowa Postville ,0s serving the flub of of Jymm a of Tae four county area f i or War two sections 12 pages first year. Postville Iowa wednesday August 23, 1972 number 34 in four fair opens in Postville on thursday ii feature be acts and Ler events by program Ruday aug. 24 Wimb Talent show ind ballroom i old fashion horse d professional. Free teen Danoe Sun a aug. 25 i judging Dairy cat goods canned goods Rork i judging of Flowers i Garden produce. Ke-1 on kid s rides to i for Sall Star wrestling a Kwil dance the it Day aug. 26 judging hogs with judging beef cat4-h presentations hrs dress Wavue im-1 prices on to 6 00 ., 5 for i judging 4-h and Fra Max and combo on the Stone Man s on i three free bicycles the Stone mans on teen hop the by aug. 27 i horse show ornament the Browning fam Flat form. A miss Northeast Iowa Fockel Monona i the Browning Fain lat form. T Board holds meeting Nifte Board of Edu in special session it August 14, to con to permit students to plated the required graduate with 3 1/2 he school rather than i Normal four years the Board s de to establish this nobers Felt that Grad but a full four years of should not been the great majority t did agree to con by individual Stu unusual Circum ranted a request for Hon. Business the Board several transport in one Case the de to abide by the sch states that Stu in the City limits lies from school to transportation it cited that a Patron j"3-end Road must pavement of the Road i a suitable bus turn e the barnyard be could be sent on also established a charged anyone who to have the school fax copies of any Tystad graduate i exercises were held University Ames Pai gust 16 at the end school Quarter. 1 graduates was Neal of the Rev and Ullestad of Post received his a a architecture the Tilly attended the has volunteered to Lor one year Ort to Kansas City  theatre thursday Friday August 23, 24, 25 Holty is su11 my 1 g. Nay and tuesday 8 and 29-night-Marlon Brando. School starts Here today the Postville Public schools opened at 8 30 am today wednesday for a full Day of classes. There will not be classes monday september 4, labor Day. Drivers Are asked to use special caution along the school route and Crossings and to be extra Alert for the Young pedestrians. Postville school Calendar dates wednesday August 23-classes begin full Day of school for All grades 11 00 am High school Assembly 7 30 Lihsa football rules meeting in All purpose room for coaches and officials Start Contact football practice. Thursday August 24-Small pictures taken of All students North there softball. Friday August 25 dismissal of All classes at 2 30 Because of big four fair Elka Der Here softball. Monday. August 28 -8 30 am. High school student Council meets. Tuesday August 29 of a there softball. Wednesday August 30 or. Blagen talks to seniors 8 30 am. Thursday August 31 Sumner Here girls 7 30 High school faculty meeting. Friday september 1 West Central there softball 9 Slave Sale. Monday september 4 labor Day no classes tuesday september 5-class-es As usual trainable sped classes Start at Decorah North Here softball 3 45 High school faculty meeting. 4-h presentations and style revue at big 4 fair about 40 4-h girls will appear in a style show at 3 15 on saturday August 26 at the big 4 fair in Postville according to mrs. Jane Blumhagen Extension Home economist. Sixteen educational presentations will be at 12 15 at the Fairgrounds. Topics of the talks and demonstrations include Bike safety gun safety recycling pollution making greeting cards play dough and Christmas decorations and others. The outfits to be modelled vary from lounge Wear to sport clothes to dresses to Wool suits and Long formals. All of the 4-h ers have been selected As Bast in their respective county. Top ones will be selected and named after the style show. Everyone is Welcome to attend these events at the big 4 fair. Week end mail to be worked at Decorah beginning saturday aug. 26, All mail for out of town delivery will be picked up under a new system known As area processing. All mail that is deposited in the Large Box marked out of town at the Entrance to the Post office will be picked up by the Star route drive to be taken to Decorah for dispatch. The mail will no longer be postmarked Postville but will be postmarked United states postal service. This procedure t r the present time will be Only saturdays and sundays and also holidays. Any mail for local delivery should be deposited in the Small Box at the Entrance. Boxes will be marked local and out of town. If local mail is dropped in the out of town Box by mistake it will be sent Back Here for delivery the next morning. Set four county fund raising dinner a Republican fund raising dinner will be held tuesday aug. 29, at Fayette for Ted Ellsworth candidate Tor second District congressman. Featured speaker at the event will be Donald a Johnson West Brance administrator of veterans affairs. Tickets for the four county dinner Are $25 and May be obtained from any Republican Central committee member. Plan tag team wrestling match at big four fair rugged nature boy Kirby and giant Rufus Jones will Lead their respective tag units into action when professional wrestling is presented at the Postville fair grounds Friday night aug. 25. Kirby a 236 Pound Indiana heavyweight will be joined by Japan s Clever Yasu Fuji for a team bid against the 280-Pound Jones and his talented partner Omar Atlas of Venezuela the event will be one of four matches sponsored by the big four fair association on a ring card that will get under Way at 8. Kirby a Blond Battler who s Long on aggressiveness and Short on temper has dominated regional wrestling the last several weeks and ranks among the hardest hitting heavyweights in the business. Fuji is no less aggressive and is eager to make a Mark for himself in american wrestling. Jones heft has kept him High on the list of top wrestlers and his size also makes him a hard Man to pin. Atlas whose physique is considered one of the Best of All the regional grapplers has a wide Range of skills in his favor. Iowan Harley race a 255-Pounder from Braddyville will also be in the lineup. Race will match his Power offence and free swinging style against experienced Ronnie Etchison a master of the Sleeper hold. Fuji and Atlas will have a go at one another in the special event As each seeks to make greater headway in the Central states title scramble. Colliding in the opener will be Kirby and the massive Jones. Wildlife display at big four fair this is just part of the wildlife display that will be shown at the big four fair in Postville thursday through sunday. The exhibit displays Over 370 mounted specimens a number of which Are in the record books from North America and Europe. There is no charge to see the display and a tape is run that explains the exhibit. Set Date for school bus inspection the annual school bus inspection for Postville Community schools will be held at the school House thursday August 31, at 8 30 . The inspections Are conducted annually by state officials. At the time of the inspection All bus Drivers Are expected to present the following 1 current chauffeur s License 2 current school bus Driver s permit 3 school bus registration certificate mounted on steering wheel Post 4 school bus Chassis inspection card dated and signed. All bus Drivers must have a physical examination annually by a qualified doctor in order to secure a school bus Driver permit. School buses will be inspected at approximately 400 centers throughout the state. Plan boy scout potluck supper a potluck supper for All boys and their parents in the boy scouts or interested in joining the scouts will be monday August 28 at 6 30 At memorial Hall. The meeting will Start at 7 30 for those who Are unable to join in the supper. A authentic pharmacy museum opens at Iowa state fair posters chosen for big four fair ten posters made by 4-h girls were chosen to represent our county at the big four fair at Postville they Are Home improvement Anne Blumhagen grand Meadow Larkette and Marsha Carlson of floppy hustlers. Safety Barbara Kann Jolly Janes Joanne Roth Meyer Fulo Pep and Linda Imoehl grand Meadow Larkette. Food and nutrition Connie doer ring Happy hustlers Diane Barry Millville merry maids and Debra Doerring Happy hustlers. Citizenship Mary Schulte Gar Ber Green leaflets. Junior leadership Julie Lenth grand Meadow Larkette one of most elaborate new features to the 1972 Iowa state fair is the recreated Century old pharmacy which will serve As a permanent museum of Iowa pharmacy. The museum located in the fair s heritage Village contains authentic fixtures drugs and decorations which were used by pharmacists nearly a Century ago. A Large portion of the pharmacy museum was donated by the Douglass family of Postville the family operated the Douglass pharmacy in Postville since 1872 and in the dedication ceremonies monday August 21, the museum received its official title of the recreated Douglass pharmacy. Many other pharmacists from across Iowa contributed antique articles for the museum. Some of the contributors beside the Douglass family were Ferrell heed Clarinda Homer Shroyer Des Moines Carl Meyer Des Moines Carl Smith Clinton and David Tower Greene the museum curator is Hubert Forker of Des Moines a Semi retired pharmacist who has himself practice pharmacy for Over 48 years. As the museum was opened Forker stated that Pioneer Iowa drug stores such As the one recreated at the state fair played a significant role in the business Community of Iowa and it reflects a heritage for All to respect. The pharmacy in Pioneer Iowa served As the Bedrock of health care by providing Many personal services along with the primitive drugs and medicines. While the drugs have advanced greatly since those Early Days the personal services of pharmacists is retained in the pharmacy. Among the valuable antique items Are samples of crude drugs and the equipment used by Early pharmacists to manufacture the fluid extracts and other ingredients in prescriptions. Another popular area in the museum is the Patent Medicine department which includes a display of Many of the old products which have been Folk legends. Some of these products include Lydia pick hams pills and tonics or. Pierces favorite prescriptions and or. Winters Pink pills for Pale news from the. Good Samaritan Center sunday August 20 Coffee hour was served by the Elgin methodist women. Chapel services were conducted by the Rev. Delbert Dawes of the Elgin methodist Church. Gifts Flowers from the funeral services of Ralph Birdsell and Howard Medberry. Activities tuesday the Northeast Iowa activity directors met in Postville. There were 25 women present. Several Craft demonstrations were Given. Friday the residents saw the films the Philippines and Start of school changes Pool opening hours with the opening of school today wednesday August 23, the Hall m. Roberts Community Pool will open week Days at 3 00 And  remain open continuously until 9 00 The weekend hours will not be changed. There will not be a special time set aside for adults Only. Plans Are for the Pool to remain open As Long As the weather seems to warrant. Hospital news visiting hours. 2 00-4 30 and 7 00-8 30 p. M. Visiting hours Are fixed for the Good of the patient. Please observe. Birth. Girl or. And mrs. Larry wolfs Castalia August 14. Boy or. And mrs. Marvin Adam Postville August 16. Medical. John Larson St. Olaf August 15. Dick Hughes Postville August 17. Duane Mork West Union August 18. Mrs. Emil Aulerich Monona August 19. Todd Hansen Elgin August 20. Surgical. Mrs. Cletus Uhlenhake Ossian August 16. Becky Fauser Elgin August 18. Donna Lansing Ossian August 20. Discharged. John Larson August 16. Eugene Gilson August 17. Mrs. Larry wolfs and girl August 17. Mrs. Cletus Uhlenhake August 18. Mrs. Clara Christianson August 18. Mrs. Fay Ward August 19. Mrs. Lizzie Miller August 20. Mrs. Helen Schultz August 21. August Burrow August 21. Death. Mrs. Walter Kaiser Monona August 19. Dig in fellow sit s free Many of the businessmen and their employees were on hand tuesday August 15, for the Fra sponsored potluck Chicken dinner at the big four Fairgrounds. Shown Here Are just a few of those attending filling their plates from the serving table which was overflowing. Historical society to meet Here monday the Alla Makee county historical society will meet at Lull s Park Postville monday August 28 at 7 30 With a potluck picnic supper. An election of officers will be held. Mrs. Art Thoma is in charge of the program. The Public is invited to attend. Sale dates dates aimed saturday september 2 i t r trucking finn quitting business Sale Lorenz Wellman auctioneer. Citizens state Bank clerk. Saturday september 9 consignment antique auction. Contact Sluman real estate Lor items to be listed. Fine array of entertainment two kids Days the 53rd annual big four fair will open Here thursday at the Fairgrounds with entry Day. The four county event offering a Fine array of features will continue through sunday evening August 27. The free acts scheduled offer excellent entertainment and the Royal United shows will be on the Midway. Admission prices will be the same As last year and season tickets Are on Sale at Many Postville business places. The Advance Sale on lower priced season tickets ends today wednesday August 23, thursday will be entry Day. The evening will Start with a Home Talent show in dreamland ballroom at 7 00 Final try outs will be held tonight wednesday at 7 00 At dreamland ballroom. The first prize will be $30.00 second prize $20.00 and third prize $10.00. Anyone still desiring to enter should Contact Glen Bente or Call 539-4329. An old fashioned horse pull will be held at 7 30 This event scheduled for the first time last year will feature both local and professional entries from a three state area. The fair is offering $400 in premiums $100 in the local class and $300 in the professional. At 9 Thursday there will be a free teen dance with the setting Sun providing the music. Friday will open with judging of Dairy cattle baked goods canned goods and needlework at 9 00 . Judging of Flowers farm and Garden produce will Start at 1 00 There will be reduced prices on kids rides from 1 to 0 00 Friday. At 7 45 The evening s entertainment will feature All Star wrestlers As seen on to. At 9 00 The Blua flames will play for an adult dance in the ballroom saturday morning judging of hogs will Start at 7 30 . With sheep to follow. The beef cattle will be judged at 9 30 . Boys and girls 4-h presentations will be Given at 12 00 noon. The dress revue will follow. Judging of 4-h my Fra horses will be at 1 30 Or. Max and combo will be on the stage at 1 30, followed by the Stone mans. At 4 30 Three free bicycles will be awarded. Reduced prices for kids rides will again be in effect from 1 to g 00 , saturday saturday evening the Stone mans will appear on the stage at 7 30 And the pages will play for a teen dance at 9 00 Sunday s activities will Start at 10 00 . With a horse show. At 2 45 The Well known Browning family will be on the stage for free entertainment. Sherry Knockel miss Northeast Iowa will appear on the stage at 7 45 sunday evening and the Browning family will present another show at this time a men s softball tournament double elimination will Start Friday August 25 at 7 00 With schroeders is. Smith insurance. At 8 30 Hygrade will play Felco. The saturday August 26 schedule is 7 00 ., citizens is. Hygrade Felco loser 8 30 ., Castalia is. Schroeder Smith loser. Sunday August 27-1 00 Schroeder Smith Winner is. Saturday 7 00 Winner 2 30hygrade-Felco Winner is. Saturday 8 30 Winner 4 00 the , loser will play the 2 30 loser. At 5 30 the 1 00 Winner will play the 2 30 Winner. At 7 30 the 5 30 loser will play the 4 00 Winner. The finals will be at 9 00 Between the 5 30 Winner and the 7 30 Winner. This is just a Brief outline of the main features of the fair. Some of the other attractions include displays of hobbies including stamp collections shells buttons etc., food stand operated by local groups individual display by area merchants commercial exhibits and the women s Home project Booth. Town water Bills due and payable water Bills issued August 12 to residents of Postville become past due and delinquent tuesday August 29. A penalty of ten percent will be avoided by paying on or before August 28, according to the Postville water department

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