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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - December 11, 1940, Postville, Iowa
Page two. The Postville Postville Iowa. Postville Turner society. Holds its annual meeting. The Turner society members were out at the a. Baltz farm Home last saturday night for one of their periodical parties. The evening was spent at cards and sociability after which a luncheon was served. During the evening the annual business meeting was held and the following officers were elected president Lawrence Welzel. Vice president a. A. Schroeder. Secretary Henry m. Koevenig. Treasurer a. O. Beucher. Cashier John Sebastian. Those in attendance included or. And mrs. Fred Schultz or. And mrs. We. Everman or. And mrs. A. C. Webster or. And mrs. Carl Sander or. And mrs. L. O. Beucher or. And mrs. Henry Oldag or. And mrs. John a. Schroeder or. And mrs. John l. Gregg. Or. And mrs. Frank Reinhardt or. And mrs. Henry Block or. And mrs. Lawrence Welzel or. And mrs. Fred j. Miller or. And mrs. Otto j. Beucher or. And mrs. Otto c. Sander Henry Koevenig and John Gericke. Grand Meadow country club met last thursday. Home project women met at Harlan Sebastian Home the third leaders training school in., this year s Home project course was held on thursday at the Home of mrs. Harlan Sebastian in Post town ship with the following leaders offi cers and visitors present from Frank Lin township mrs. Albert Leet mrs Harva Miller mrs. Earl Miller and mrs. A. W. Svenson. From Post town ship mrs. Harlan Sebastian mrs Lawrence Dresser mrs. Ervin Haltmeier mrs. Frank Sebastian mrs. Schutte and mrs. Schweinefus. Mrs. Garner Mother of the specialist who gave the lesson was present and added to the v enjoyment of the meeting. The lesson As usual proved helpful and interesting. Do you want a Good recipe for sizing that will put Backbone into a listless nig then attend the next follow up meeting in your neighbourhood. Many other helpful hints will be Given also e. C. Bachelder Heads Royal Arch masons Here. The grand Meadow country club met at the Home of mrs. Roy Moon on last thursday with 18 members present. Visitors were mrs. Roger Pearson and Janice and mrs. Helen Moon. Wrapping of Christmas presents was ably demonstrated and discussed by Selma schierholz Ruth Lenth Hertha Thorna and Margaret Wagner. Birthday songs were Sung for Ella Lubbers Dalia Moon. Sabina Oldag Hertha Thoma and Elvira Panncke. The next meeting is to be in the form of a Christmas Exchange and will be held at the Home of mrs. Henry Oldag. Unity chapter no 62, Royal Arch masons held their Lynual election of officers last thursday evening which resulted As follows High priest a. C. Bachelder. King a. A. Harper. Scribe John f. Palas. Treasurer a. O. Beucher. Secretary a. C. Webster. Trustee to John f. Palas. These officers together with those to be appointed will be installed at the meeting to be held on the first thursday in january. Picnic dinner is Given for ladies Aid group. Mrs. Geo. Sebastian and mrs. L. O. Koevenig entertained group no. 2 of the presbyterian ladies Aid at a picnic dinner and Christmas party with Exchange of gifts at the Sebastian Home on last wednesday afternoon. Sure to please rom every gift will be individually boxed store a. Say merry Christmas with one of our gift certificates pyjamas by Wilson colourful pattern s in Broadcloth or Flannelette. All made with the pressure less no Belt Waistband. 1.95. Buffer Hose distinctive double tone Stripe effects .35smart new plaid designs .50. Pure Wool Argyle plaid in scottish colourings 1.00. Dress gloves in Black or Brown wools .49black unlined eap Eskin .98. Black Brown and Grey unlined leathers 1.25. Hand stitched gloves in Cape skin pigskin and mocha at 1.95 and 3.25. Mufflers in All White and patterned wools .98. Individually boxed White silk with initials 1.69. Soft Rich woolens 1.35. Ties Rich patterns in silk at .55 two for 1.00. Hand Woven wools by regal Aire 1.00. Wembley s in handsome colourings the tie that resists Winkles 1.00. Dress shirts. For men Whites and fancy Broadcloth .98. Colourful patterns by Rauh made with grip per fasteners on Collar and cuffs 1.25. Wilson exclusive shirts in Fine stripes 1.95. Garlton Schroeder Clothier in the Iris theatre building Lorraine Flaskerud weds Harold Meland at Calmar. At a candlelight service performed on thanksgiving afternoon at four o clock at the Calmar lutheran Church Revish. A. Preus. United in marriage miss Lorraine Flaskerud daughter of or. And mrs. John Flaskerud of Calmar and Harold Meland son of or and mrs. Peter Meland of Postville at a single ring ceremony. Flaskerud played the Organ. Murray Ellis and Lyle Schroeder of Postville Sangi love you the Bride who was Given in marriage by her father wore an informal dress of Shadow Aqua in sheer Wool with Angora embroidery. Her accessories were Brown and she carried a bouquet of yellow roses. She was attended by her sister Verna. Flaskerud and Cousin Kathryn Kittlesby. They wore informal dresses of Black velveteen with Matching accessories and Corsage of mixed Flowers. The bridegroom was attended by his brother in Law Freddie Einck of de Corah and the Bride s Cousin Curtis Severson of Calmar. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner and reception for 40 guests was Given at the hotel Calmar. The tables were beautifully decorated in the Bride s colors yellow and White and a two tiered wedding cake made by the Bride s Cousin mrs. Ernest Wheatman adorned the Center of the table. The Bride is a graduate of the Law Ler High school class of 1936, and for some time took nurses training at the Broad Lawn Hospital in Des Moines. The past year she was employed at the Blue Arrow cafe in Postville. The bridegroom is a graduate of the 1936 class of the Postville High school and for three years was employed in Omaha neb. in april he went to Alaska returning this fall. Following a Short wedding trip to Des Moines their new Home will be made in Denver Colo. Out of town guests attending the wedding were or. And mrs. Peter Meland and Burnetta of Postville or. And mrs. Fred Einck of Decorah Shafor Cole or. And mrs. David Meyer and or. And mrs. Elmer Meyer of Postville or. And mrs. Charles Anderson and Ralph Kosbau of Waukon Evelyn Kittlesby of Buffalo Center and mrs. Grant Halvorson of Charleston ind. Odd Fellows elect Hofer Noble grand for new term. Laurence Hofer was elected Noble grand for the next term by Postville Lodge no. 707, i. O. O. F., at their regular meeting last Friday night. Other new officers chosen include Luver c. Schultz vice grand Elmer Sander secretory l. O. Buecher treasurer and Henry a. Lunge trustee. The elective officers together with those to be appointed will be installed in january. The Odd Fellows also took up the matter of sponsoring the Sunta clans visit to the children of this Community on tuesday december 24, a project which the Lodge has carried on for the past fifteen or Twenty years. Or. And mrs. De. Dickman and or. And mrs Henry Heusman were entertained at sunday supper in the h. V. Steele Home. Or. And mrs. Art. Puffer of Calmar and or. And mrs. Richard Gulsvig were sunday dinner guests of or. And mrs. Jack Renzman. Winter eggs to get Winter eggs and keep your flock healthy insist on Bolson s poultry concentrate use it with your own grains. Ask for Bolson s. You la be More than pleased. Farmers Coop. Society c. C. Sander manager Postville Iowa we appreciate your business they keep Tho scores of basketball games Down in the Tripoli sector it would appear from the 11 to 0 score of the game Tripoli won last week from december the delinquent tax Sale of in week according to county 1 Well be glad to handle Youn Corn Loans co operating with our government in the Ever Normal granary we solicit your 1940 Corn Lorf proceeds Mil be available to you immediately i on delivery of the papers to us. Instruct your sealer to make your Corn loan to this Bank. Postville state Bank we offer a Complete banking service Postville Iowa furn Itu re every member of the family gets the most. Out of the Christmas gift that goes into the Home. And where but in our Large furniture Stock can you find the items that Are bound to make the selection of such a gift a pleasant task whether it be a Complete room suite or single pieces our Stock is Replete. 111 ill if n chairs in the shipments of Stock we secured especially for the Holiday Trade Are individual chairs that Are acceptable to your Home 88888,. See our new Stock before you buy the gift for the family. Mirrors we have them in a number of new patterns and designs. Beautifully framed and of the highest Quality. New pictures have arrived too. And they always Are an acceptable gift for the Home. Mumm a & Fco a Tea buying in Carload lots As we do Means that our customers get the Benefit of Low prices Rix now we have a most Complete line of bedroom suites to Supply the Christmas Trade ke1\lt�f-es and Livins suites a Ideal in p1 Walgn we have Ever shown and. A weal Tor Christmas gifts. Largest furniture Louis Siml Tif a nature Stock in Northeast Iowa 1 4 stores in Postville Calmar and West Union
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