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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1972, Postville, Iowa Postville serving the Hub of the four county area Irry Yea number 51. Nta to visit Postville urday-10 30 to 2 30 have of quarters Mem. Hall will be in Post Jay dec 23, to visit us seers and give out s is expected to arrive Lajja a via police is be Here until about old Man will make quarters upstairs at Uhall and Al youngsters there to visit with him lie a treat from his tie postal Elf Odd Fel the Postville Commer permits Santa will also Community memorial the Good Samaritan at tour some of the Busis downtown to Alldren who Are be fast Siata if they have their Call 864-3132 for an Apil this is for Postville k Only please dating Santa s visit in Tor four hours the Odd and commercial club child will have a Chance t with Santa and receive a procedure has work very Well the last sever Zajd permits each Young Tae View and Many times to talk with Santa is bringing their Young see Santa will have a a a guilty to Complete their shopping and to Regis-8e $3,0oo Christmas gift by sponsored by parti Postville merchants s for these prizes will be 4 . That afternoon Tiec Essary to be present e study program Hilt guidance has opened this Clayton county for a Home program in child go id of Dong to the announce Jane Blumhagen Exten a economist sell study experience is 1 mainly for parents of ill Dren Slie explained intents Are urged to Parte an educational a Tot encourages parents i to read and think and of Haylor of their own m booklets from child Lent specialists at Iowa tars to form the base of tse each takes a Brief to Earth approach to its a your child look and what s positive is to charge for the Manor Tor other aspects of am As it will be car Tare according to mrs. 5 8� to the Content of the la Sec booklets each con Slyk a 1-Page quiz. Par me. Encouraged to take mall their answers tension office. There Lii dual answers will be an the participant Watt us marked Quia with a  Horn tvs Blumhagen. Paral aspects of child Gallons Are emphasized m materials guidance " i Yum uncut. Pm a a encouraging .hepar-s6rve their own cell Tor and their own s Parent behaviour. A a than deals with the la of their situation ample led by Brief pres t principles from re find a need copy Early due to Holiday because monday december 25 is Christmas and a Holiday news and advertising for next week s paper must be in the Herald office by noon saturday earlier if possible. Patrons will receive their paper at the usual delivery time wednesday. Your cooperation will be appreciated. Pattern alteration meetings set for county seats the cooperative Extension service will be sponsoring Aser ies of lessons on achieving a better fitting garment for those who sew at Home. These will be held at 1 30 . the Extension office in Elkader january 4 and 11 and in Waukon january 3 and 10. Mrs. Jane Blumhagen Extension Home economist will conduct the lessons which include taking measurements and making the necessary alternations on Desass and Slacks. Each participant will be encouraged to a s Abasi Cinus Len garment and schedule a personal fitting session after january 15. Women planning to attend Are asked to Contact either Extension office by january 2. News from the. Good Samaritan Center the Coffee hour was served by the prosperous Ridge dub Chapel service was conducted by the Postville lutheran women. Gifts Flowers from the funeral of Ervin Schroeder. Christmas cookies from mrs. Mattia Zur Briggen. $5,00 Cash gift from Alla Makee county auxiliary vets of world War i no. 1297. Cookies from Bloo rafted homemakers a Bushel of apples from Post Franklin study club two Poinsetta plants from Postville state Bank and a Poinsetta Plant from Clara Schroeder and Ralinda Lambert. Memorials Cash memorial in memory of Ervin Schroeder activities a number of caroling groups have visited the Home. On Friday afternoon the december monthly birthday party was held with club of the hour As hostesses. Games and music provided the entertainment. Prizes were awarded to Bertha Folsom -1st prize for her drawing of a Christmas tree. 2nd prize to Elizabeth Smith for a drawing of Santa Claus Henry Lubbers a guest won the prize for guessing the number of Macaroni in a Jar Elizabeth Smith received a prize for the oldest resident present and Dorothy Boese for the youngest resident present. Refreshments were served. Gifts were presented to the following residents who Are celebrating december birthdays Eldo Kurdle Meler Ella Schultz Pluie Lubbers and Laura Headington area i Board holds regular meeting the area one Board of directors met december 13, for the regular meeting at the Franklin hotel Strawberry Point. In addition to the routine financial business a report was Given by the director of career education concerning program advisory committees. Seventeen advisory committees Are functioning and the total membership includes in excess of 200 individuals representing employers and employees from various occupational Fields. Committee members serve voluntarily. The Board approved the request of James Behler instructor at the Dubuque Center to be released from his contract effective january 1, 1973. The director of adult education submitted new guidelines for teacher qualifications in the area of adult career supplemental courses. A report was also made relating to some of the new career supplemental programs offered during the past year. Board decides no phys de for athletes students in the Postville High school out for athletics will not be required to take physical education starting the fall of 1973, according to a new policy established by the Postville Board of education at its regular meeting last monday evening. The policy will apply Only to grades 9 through 12. The Board will also ask the athletic conference to consider cutting Down the number of evenings Given to athletic contests. Plans were made to have members of the Board attend the first annual dinner meeting of the boards of the joint county schools system at the Cliff House de Corah december 14, there will also be a meeting for school boards members january la in West Union sponsored by the Iowa association of school boards to discuss salaries and budgets. If the budget permits the same number of regular teachers will be retained in the school system next year. A full time certified librarian will be hired for the elementary school. All employees working under tie title i program will be asked to resign at the end of the school year due to the uncertainty of the future of the program. Some of the employees May be rehired when it is ascertained what funds will be available. The resignation of mrs. Linda Hughes was accepted effective january 16, 1973. Peggy Gehen fourth Grade teacher associate will be offered the replacement contract for the balance of the school year and Georgia Kiesau will be offered the teacher associate contract replacing miss Gehen. Miss Kiesau received her a degree in elementary education from Drake University last Spring. The Board approved the attendance of Roger Beerman at a band master s clinic in Chicago december 14 and 15 also a special leave for Mona Campbell sixth Grade teacher to accompany her husband to the inca convention it Chicago in March both school principals attended the meeting and discussed and evaluated school personnel in closed session. John Hyman present of the Postville education association appeared and asked the Board to have the faculty be represented in the selection of a new superintendent. An offer from the special education division of the joint county boards to furnish a teacher for children with specific learning disabilities for the Darling school starting in january 1973, was accepted. The salary will be paid by the joint county schools with supplies and equipment to be furnished by the local District. Help night of night when Christ was during this joyous season let us take the time to Pray for peace. Postville churches plan special Christmas services garbage pickups water Bills now one Day late due and payable due to uis monday Holiday the garbage pickup on the East Side will be made on to asian december 26. The West Side pickup will be made wednesday a camber 27. The thursday and Friday Nick us will remain the same. Water Bills issued december 5 become past due and delinquent Friday december 22, according to the Postville Wainwr department. By paying on or before thursday december 21, a 10% penalty will be avoided noon prayer services Start tuesday dec. 26 pirate teams to compete in Holiday tourneys both the pirate boys and girls basketball teams will be involved in Holiday basketball tournaments this Christmas season. This is the first time for Postville to participate in a Holiday tournament. Tse girls will open the Holiday tournament action against Gama Villo at 8 30 . Wednesday dec 27 in the Kee High gym at Lansing. The Winner of this game will play the Winner of the Kee High mar Mac game at 8 30 . Thursday dec 28. Also playing in a separate tournament at the same site Are Valley of Al Gin Waukon Guttenberg and South Winn. The boys will open play Friday dec. 29 at 8 30 when they face Tripoli at new Hampton m the other half of the bracket Are new Hampton and Osage who will play at 7 . The championship game will be played at 8 30 saturday dec 30, with the Consolation game being played at 7 30. Extension Council holds election three of the current Clayton county Extension Council were re elected to the Council Tor another 2-year term and eight persons will be new on i he Council starting january 1, 1973. Rudy Possehl Elkader Boardman township Robert Larson Edge Wood Lodo Millo township and mrs. James 3ems, Garber Volga township will be serving their second consecutive terms according to Jim la sen county Extension director new members elected to the Council at township election meet tags yield m november Are Dean Stegen Strawberry Point Cass township Jon elvers Elkader Cox Creek township John bos Sard Farmersburg Farmers Burg Edwin Smith jr., Monona Giard township Pat fun Lay Elkader Highland township mrs. Dau Butikofer jr., Elgin Marion township Edith Schrank Guttenberg Mhz tue township and Gary Berns Elkader read township representatives from the even numbered townships will be serving their second year of their two year term in 1373. Starting tuesday december 26, noon prayer services will be conducted in Postville As phase i of the key 73 movement gets underway. All three local churches in Postville Are participating in tills continent wide involvement in prayer to be held the two weeks Between Christmas 1972 and the first weekend in 1973. St. Bridget Catholic Church Community presbyterian Church and St. Paul lutheran Church will hold a prayer service each noon at All the churches. The inter 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. Births girl or. And mrs. Verdean Radloff Postville december 14. Boy or. And mis Larry Schultz Postville december 15, medical Eldo Sander Postville december 11. Mrs. Lester Friederich la Ana december 12., Susan , Postville de Cember 12. Mrs. Orven Loftsgard Elgin december 12, miss e Sie Possehl , december 14. Charles Duvel por Tville december 14, Karla Hutsen Ossian december 15, mrs. Berania Martins Postville december 17, surgical Cindy Louth Mono la december 15. Discharged mrs. Orven Loftsgard december 14, mrs. De Schweinefus december 14. Susan Niemann december 14. Eldo Sander december 15. Tom Bachtell december 15. Charles Duvel december 15. Mrs., Lester Friederich december 17, mrs. Verdean Radloff and girl december 18, mrs. Larry Schultz and boy december 18, mrs. Deetta Landt december 18. Emmlit Brown december 13, mrs Lena Schutte december 13. State Power co. And Rcd offices and Schutta s shoe store have been selected As convenient downtown locations for working people and shoppers to pause for prayer with laymen leaders. All services will last Only a few minutes. Those who cannot participate in a group Are urged to participate individually wherever they May be to Pray that millions will be led to Christ. Key 73 is a voluntary movement of More than 150 denominations and Christian groups cooperating in a massive attempt to reach every person in North America with the gospel of Jesus Christ during 1973. The services will be held daily through january 6 with the exception of sunday and monday december 31 and january 1. Results Given on diabetes clinics the diabetes detection program recently held throughout the county has now ended with a total of 2,048 persons being tested. Thirty three of these were found to have elevated sugar in the blood at of the test so were referred to their family doctor for further care. Emphasis was placed on testing those persons Over 40, overweight relatives of diabetics and mothers having babies Over nine pounds. Nurses assisting with the testing in the Postville area were mrs. Cliff Olson mrs Howard Bell mrs. Kathy Mcmillin mrs. Evan Owens mrs. Dale Anderson and mrs. Milo Helgerson other volunteers were mrs. Don he ins mrs. Ron Taylor mrs. Daryl Bachtel mrs. Robert Schneider mrs Eldon Lenth and mrs. Leroy Odem the program had such Good participation and support that it is hoped that it can be a yearly a event in november which is National diabetes month. Based on statistics there Are approximately 28,000 undetected diabetics in Iowa. County nurse Arlene Ingles reported the following statistics Waukon 879 tested seven referred Dorchester 64 tested one referred Waterville 147 tested three referred Lansing 355 tested none referred new Albin 127 tested one referred Postville 476 tested Twenty one referred for a county total of 2,048 tested and 33 referred for further testing. Post office Highway contracts up for bids All Post office Highway contracts for the state of Iowa will expire on june 30, 1973. Accordingly All parties interested in serving a route in the Overall area of northeastern Iowa served either by the de Corah sectional Center Post office or the Dubuque sectional Center Post office Are requested to advise the postmasters of these offices of their interest in having their names placed on a roster As a potential bidder for contracts in this area of Iowa. Interested parties or companies Are requested to advise nearest postmaster de Corah Iowa 52101, or postmaster Dubuque Iowa 52001. Set program by choirs plan mass the churches of Postville have a announced plans to hold special Christmas eve and Christmas Day services. The Community presbyterian Church will present a special Christmas eve program at 7 30 . St. Paul lutheran Church will hold a Christmas eve Carol service at 8 00 . A worship service will be held at 10 00 am Christmas Day. St Bridget Catholic Church will present masses and Christmas communion. The programs Are listed below. Community presbyterian Church Rev. Dick f. Harberts pastor the Christmas eve services at the Community presbyterian Church will be directed by mrs James Seeley with Organ music by mrs. John Schultz. The theme will be something wonderful is going to Tamara Foels will be the Reader for the nativity scene presented in pantomime with lighting effects and Organ music for background. There will be Candle lighting with carols by the congregation. St. Bridget s Catholic Church Rev. Donald a Kruse pastor at 11 45 . Christmas eve the Blessing of crib will precede the first mass of Midnight. There will also be masses at 8 00 and 10 00 . Christmas morning. St. Paul lutheran Church Norman Ullestad pastor Ronald matter intern Postville Iowa the Christmas eve vespers service will be at 8 0o . With the choristers crusaders and confirmation choirs presenting numbers Christmas Day worship service will be at 10 00 am. Lights important to the Christmas scene this lighting display at the . Kim. Wet City limit of Postville is a night y Eyo cd ,gytr.v.�.r� a Well a. M p-p�., off the Highway for a closer look at the Manger scene beneath an illusion of a Christmas tree. Sole dates dates claimed saturday january 13--farm Sale of Jack and Irene Messier. Dean and Eaton auctioneers. Union state Bank Monona clerk. Services held for former resident services were held december 12 in Kirkwood Missouri for mrs. Lafe f. Tague who died saturday december 9 at Home. Daisy Miriam Marston was born december 2 6, 1895, the daughter of Arthur and Jennie Marston. She graduated from Postville High school and received her bachelors degree from Cornell College mount Yemen Iowa her first year of teaching was in Correctionville during this year she coached the first state championship girls basketball team. In March 1972, she was inducted into the Iowa Hall of Fame As a Superior Iowa coach for girls basketball. On july 12, 1922 she was married to Lafe f. Tague in the Garden of the Marston farm Home at Postville. Their fiftieth wedding anniversary was celebrated this summer. The couple returned to Postville in 1932 and resided on the family farm until 1944 when they moved to Cedar rapids. In 1961 they moved to Kirkwood Missouri where they lived until her death. Mrs. Tague was a member of chapter in peo sisterhood Kirkwood Missouri Oes chapter 238, Postville and Faith presbyterian Church in Kirkwood she was preceded in death by her Brothers Euclid and Jay and Sisters Violet and Vera surviving Are her husband Lafe two daughters mrs. Faraday Elaine Strock of Pontiac Illinois and mrs. Arne Marilyn Carlson of St. Louis Missouri eight grandchildren and eight nieces and nephews. Kiwanis meetings will resume Jan. 8 Ito Postville kiwanis club will not meet december 25 or january 1 due to the holidays that fall on those dates. Meetings will re sumo evening january 8 at the Koffee shop. Last monday s program was a Christmas theme with a film strip Bells of Christmas being shown

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