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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - December 25, 1940, Postville, Iowa
The Postville Herald Postville Iowa. Page five. My hut take any card As we fan out the deck. And Well bet we v the you Una card Vou threw Ellis trick is easy because b$k4lklwotery card in the deck says the same thing merry Christmas b9b Falb motor co. 1 Chevrolet Oldsmobile Buick my Cefro Stitles cheer a a pm Whf i i life year after year Jie pre Holiday season is almost Over and we Veall had a lot fun. We be been Busy but it s been Worth it just to see the a Pincus la people s faces. The Only goal we have left is one jut we want to approach with real sincerely. We want to gosh you a merry Christmas and a Happy new year Geo. J. Meier pure food grocers j85 Jiapu probably know a lot More about fashions than we do by this is one time when we know we re right in style. Open we extend our Best wishes that this Christmas May be a gyrus one for you. Any wish meant As sincerely As this one Dpi Len t be out of style eve.1343 Llis 08 else a and sing a song. A Bright Christmas Carol Mica tic of the close Harmony Between this Arm and its by ind so and May life for you in 1911 be one Sweet one without a discordant note., the Farmers store Youriga store in Postville App met legion auxiliary meets with mrs. L. D. Walter. The american legion auxiliary met at the Home of mrs. L. D. Waller on wednesday december 18, with fifteen members and two guests present. Mrs. Lafe Tague read the message of mrs. Enid Lemstra the National president of the auxiliary. The unit was the recipient of two silk flags presented by mrs. Dora Williams a Gold Star Mother. As a part of the Community service project two pictures were Given to the local Hospital by members of the unit. V several gifts were sent the department gift shelf in Des Moines to be used by hospitalized veterans As Christmas gifts to their families. During the meeting the members sewed carpet rags these to be sent to the Knoxville Hospital where the veterans weave them into rugs. Celebrated Silver wedding anniversary sunday or. And mrs. Lloyd Pearson who live four Miles East of Postville celebrated their Silver wedding anniversary sunday december 22. A group of relatives and friends came in to spend the afternoon and evening in Honor of the occasion. A picnic Chicken dinner was served. The guests took up a collection for the purpose of buying or. And mrs. Pearson a piece of Silver. Those present at the occasion were or. And mrs Leonard Pearson or. And mrs. Elmer Christofferson or. And mrs. Chester Pearson or. And mrs. Roy Moon and daughter Jeanne or. And mrs. Roger Pearson and daughter of this Vicinity and or. And mrs. Roy Smith and baby of Fredericksburg. Entertains relatives at Christmas dinner party mrs. Sophia Meyer entertained a company of relatives and friends at her Home sunday at a Christmas dinner and party. Those attending were or. And mrs. We. F. Baltz or. And mrs. Henry heu Ornan or. And mrs. Glen Meyer and Ronald mrs. Ethel Meyer and family or. And mrs. Arthur Baltz and family or. And mrs. Elliot heu Ornan and Eugene or. And mrs. Roy Pixler and Glen or. And mrs. Victor Walter mrs. Maie Pixler All of Postville and or. And mrs. Victor Meyer and Lavern of Monona. A Christmas gift Exchange was held at the conclusion of the party. Charles Hammel is honoured on birthday or. And mrs. Charles Hammel entertained a number of friends and relatives saturday evening in Honor of or. Hammel s birthday. Following a picnic supper the evening was spent visiting and at cards. Gifts were presented to or. Hammel. Those present were or. And mrs. Leonard Hammel or. And mrs. Lee Folsom or. And mrs. Kenneth Hinman or. And mrs. Otto Sander or. And mrs. Elmer Sander and mrs. Stella Cook. Oscar Hangartner weds Doris Miller of Castalia Oscar Hangartner son of mrs. Jacob Hangartner of Postville Junction and Doris Miller daughter of or. And mrs. Harry Miller of Castalia were married last wednesday at the parsonage of the Baptist Church in Elgin. They will make their Home with the bridegroom s Mother. Entertains teachers Mildred Brewer entertained the Bloomfield township teachers at their annual Christmas party at the school House on wednesday evening. Plans were discussed for the 1941 Decorah fair at which they will be represented by a Booth. An Exchange of Christmas gifts was held. A pot Luck luncheon was enjoyed by Sadie Peterson Noble Stavnes mrs. Inga Stoll and Ruth. Jeanne Moon and Loval Baltz. The next meeting will be held at the Cross Road school on february 18. Cousins club meets. Mrs. George w. Hein entertained the cousins club at a Christmas party at her Home on Friday. A picnic dinner was followed by cards after which gifts were exchanged by members of the club. Wjillllwibllllblllinillllbiiiiit"t"1""t1"1t11 i at the elevator i just received 1 m car of Millers Creek 1 big Block 1 1 1 i Coal i a i i Hall Roberts son Postville Iowa Imi ill la Ilum Lull a Lull Llila Franklin merry makers 4-h club has meeting members of the Franklin merry makers 4-h club met recently at the Home of Ella and Ruth Barth. The meeting was called to order by the president Ella Barth. As the Secretary was absent Eileen Kruse acted As Secretary to fill vacancy. The Roll Call was answered by five members what the clothing project has meant to me and from the answers the project has been very worthwhile. Ruth Barth gave an interesting and instructive talk on care of the a talk on using what i have Learned in the clothing project was very Good. This was Given by Donna Mae Krambeer. The Leader mrs. Last born gave a demonstration on choosing your Best colors and illustrations of personal design or Type Dainty natural or dramatic. Eileen Kruse gave a demonstration How to take the Correct measurement for a Blouse and skirt and. How to Check a pattern to know if the measurements correspond with your own. This is so necessary to have a garment fit Well when it is finished. The plans were made for the annual 4-h Christmas party. We have the following committees working on the plans the chairman of the game committee is Eileen Kruse. Her helpers Are Ella and Ruth Barth Donna Mae Krambeer and Jean Ann Miller. Home Garden club holds Christmas party at Enos the Home Garden club met at the Home of mrs. Oliver Eno last thursday for an All Day meeting a picnic dinner being served at noon. The table was set with Christmas decorations including a Christmas tree and the meeting opened with the singing of Christmas carols. Twelve members responded to Roll Call by telling of celebrations in other Muriel Bigler gave a talk on libraries and also on mattress making. A motion was made to Send a Dollar to father Flannigan s Home for boys As a Christmas donation. The club decided to hold their annual Christmas party for their families at the Home of mrs. De. Doerring on january 1. It was decided to hold the next meeting at the Home of mrs. Ray a cobia on january 16. After two closing songs were Sung gifts were distributed to everyone and a Box of gifts were sent to the Council Bluffs orphanage. Entertain supper guests or. And mrs. Henry heu Ornan entertained friends and relatives monday evening at their Home East of town. A dinner was served followed by a Christmas party. Or. And mrs. Roy Welzel of Clermont and miss Iona Nesteby and Ethel Mae Jahncke were entertained at a Duck dinner sunday in the George Welzel Home. Luhman & Sanders wish you a merry Christmas and a Happy new year and offer you grocery specials for december 26-30, inc. Diamond matches 6 boxes for________17c prunes Lge., 2 lbs___17e dried apricots lb__18c Rice or Beans 4 lbs_25c mothers Best flour 1.59 town crier flour 1.69 Lima Beans 3 lbs___25c Cliquot club Ginger ale 32 of. Bottle__10c coca cola 6 bottles_25c Ohloff s Honey Gal 98c spiced herring part Jar for_____27c jell-0, 4 pkgs_______19c pineapple per can _9c marshmallows y2 lb._8c cd Cane sugar 25 lbs. For______$1.29 100 lbs. For_____$4.s9 Johnston s crackers 2 la. Box for______17c Grapefruit Large per dozen_______29c raisins 2 lbs_______16c Spry 3 lbs. For_____43c Lux flakes Lge-----21c Campbell s Chicken Noodle soup can,9c Catsup 14 oz.-------9c in commemoration of the birth of one whose life serves As a guide and Comfort we observe Christmas. And to our friends and customers we extend the Hope that his precepts May find Fuller Observance through the year ahead. Postville lumber company e. A. Iio Tii we May not have Santa s flowing White Beard but we certainly have an abundance of the Christmas spirit. That s Why we take such pleasure in wishing our Many friends and customers the merriest of All christmases. Gust Miller modern heating and plumbing installations v dress it up in fancy clothes. Tie a White tie under its Chin put a top hat on its head. Yet no matter what you do to it you can t disguise the sincerity in this old yet Heartfelt yuletide message to All our friends we wish a merry and Joyful Goodrich produce co. Richard Gulsvig manager merry Christmas to All 40 a / a Well put on the traditional Santa costume and squirm our Way Down your Chimney with a Load of the most elegant Christmas wishes any Santa could bring. Alla Makee hatchery 3. M. Overland a Blanket of Snow covers the town and a round Moon throws its Silver Blue spotlight Over everything. It s a Winter wonderland. And behind the scenes you la find us Coily settled Down in our Homes thinking of you and wishing you the merriest of merry christmases. I
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