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Postville Herald Newspaper Archives Dec 25 1940, Page 1

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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - December 25, 1940, Postville, Iowa Of 1 a 1 a a live newspaper in a live town. By ninth year. Postville Iowa wednesday december 25, 1940. Number 9. Iery invites to be guest Lyster dinner Elfeld. On monday Goth their annual meeting Day Grifal Public from com try and for ups and children alike to the Publ Vijai Kamakee county is called upon to furnish four boys Clayton 6 Fayette 6 Winneshiek 5. Or. And mrs. Helmuth Meyer and family and mrs. Henry Eggert went to Waukon saturday to make their Home or. Meyer having been appointed assistant manager of the Waukon lumber company. Odd Fellows bring Santa Claus Here tuesday 2 p. A. Children Are urged to be Here promptly to get sacks of goodies the big Day is Here and with it will come Santa Claus brought Here by the Postville Odd Fellows to bring sacks of Good things to eat for every child of the Community. The time of his arrival on our streets has been set for two o clock. All children Are urged to Greet him in person when he arrives Here. Over 800 sacks of goodies have been ordered so none need go away empty handed. Have pop and mom bring you to Postville tuesday dec. 24, at two o clock. Fred Miller s gift. Fred j. Miller says Tell All the kids to come Down to my place after they have seen Santa Claus. I la have a gift for them new year s eve dance is sponsored by firemen the Postville Volunteer fire department is sponsoring a new year s eve carnival dance at Turner Hall on tuesday evening. December 31, from 10 00 until 2 00 a. M., according to their advertisement appearing on Page four of today s Herald. They have engaged Rodney Ristow and his concert orchestra to Supply the inspiration and from All reports available their Choice of music is a Good one. Carnival favors and Novelty numbers will feature the dance and the firemen invite the general Public to attend. Christmas in our churches Community Church. Children of the beginners primary and Junior departments of the Community presbyterian sunday school will present the pageant finding the Christmas secret on tuesday december 24, at 7 30 p. Dialogue parts will be taken by Margaret Mae Stutzman As Little Christmas spirit Bob Thomson As Little Santa Claus and also Dorothy Kerr Sally Ruckdaschel Mary Sanders Joyce Hangartner Howard Hills Jimmie Koevenig Bob Douglass and John Dresser. Five groups of children will represent familiar Christmas symbols garlands will be Marjorie Kerr Ardis Green Kay Smith Beatrice Turner Marilyn Green Geraldine Kerr and Jeannine Harris. Bells will be represented by Patricia Peterson Patricia Ruckdaschel Shirley Topel Dixie Cook Eunice Dresser Joyce Gregg Joan Hangartner Jean Olson and Dorothy Knuppe. Taking the part. Of candles Are Richard Klingbeil Keith Muchow Murray Folsom Richard Searls and 3illie Lawson. The stars will be Julia Sanders Kathryn Falb Diane Douglass Kathleen Fraser Cherie Kluss Hazel Knapp Donna Schultz Mary Dresser Peggy Kerr with Lorna Luhman As Leader. Speaking and singing As Carlers will be Keith Kerr Jimmie Malone Dean Harris Milton Lawson , Hall Roberts Arlo Hilmer Bill Palmer Dwight Marsten Glenn Green Milton Turner Virgil Gordon Eugene Severn and Robert Muchow. A Jean Douglass is pianist for the pageant. The director is mrs. A e. Roberts with mrs. Harold Plank mrs. Lillian Eames mrs. J. I. Fraser and mrs. Laurence Hofer assisting. Other numbers in the evening s program will be songs by beginners department Jingle Bells clap your hands for Joy and away in a songs by. Nursery class Jesus loves recitation the Christmas Story As Luke told Kathleen fraser., songs silent night and of Little town of Bethlehem by Mary Dresser. Song by Cheri Kluss. Song the Christmas baby by Frank and Nancy Roberts. Recitation by Gaylord Lawson. Song by Diane Douglass. Recitation by Billy James and Bob by Frese. Sunday school superintendent Elmer Welge win s preside at the. Program to which the Public is invited. St. Paul s Church. The annual Christmas eve program of St. Paul s lutheran Church sunday school will be held on tuesday evening december 24, starting at 7 30 o clock. The program of the primary department will be As follows song of come Little children by the primary department. Song hark hark the Christmas Bells by fifth Grade. Exercise Christmas third Grade. Song away in a Manger kindergarten and first Grade. Musical Reading the blessed Story fourth Grade. Exercise Bethlehem second Grade. The program committee consists of mrs. Gus Miller mrs. F. R. Ludwig and mrs. James Lennon. Why the Chimes rang following the service by the primary department of the Church the intermediate and senior departments will present in pantomime Richard Al Den s Well known Story Why the Chimes the Story is based upon the legend of the Chimes in the Church Steeple which had not rung for Many years. Only then would they ring when the True Christmas gift had been presented to the Christ child with the True Christmas spirit authors musicians cobblers peasants and a Host of others present their gifts at the altar but still the Bell does not ring. Even the King s presentation of his Crown is not sufficient to make the Bell ring. But a Small boy s mite the sacrifice of a year Laid timidly on the altar causes the Bells to swing wildly in a Way As they have never been heard before. A cast of 25 characters will present the pantomime. In addition the choir and organist will furnish music suitable to a medieval Church setting. U. B. Churches. A Christmas program will be Given in the Castalia United Brethren Church on tuesday evening at eight o clock. The Weatherman has promised us Good weather until after Christmas and since this is the time of year to worship the new born King a Saviour to Alii let there be a Good Forest Mills United Brethren Church will have their Christmas program on tuesday evening at clock. The program is under the direction of Curtis Webster and Vera Steiber. About -. 60 children of the Community will take part. An offering for the Otter Bein Home will be taken at these services

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