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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - December 27, 1972, Postville, Iowa Postville serving the Hub of the four county a Rea inf year. By of Here to in gifts i Fosque merchants biting to Greet the first 1973 at the Community " with a Fine they will extend a to the Little Tot with it will give the Little a mister a Good Start r to qualify for the first est the winning baby torn at the Community Hospital in Postville is must be residents of j lie exact time of birth i certified by attending i us applications must j the Postville her i within ten Days Fol a Toby s birth event of a tie awards distributed at a com a discretion. The Combes and announcements Edlest appear elsewhere Issue of the Herald in seven gifts for the the remainder Are parents the total of s has a value of Over is sponsoring merchants is first baby contest mows Oca s clothing us Dora s "66" service is state Bank s stall service style Stop s variety slots & teens Bop Surry and Grill lumber of. Ife locker Ife Paramount pharmacy a state Bank Bird Ware s furniture s shoes. Food liner Farmers store 1 Sonoe store highlights of Postville activities during 1972 january Jarms tots and teens was sold to mrs. Lyle Lorraine Sebastian to be known As Lorraine s tots and mayor appoints Charles Fishback mrs. Fred Palmquist and Dan Davis to newly created Park commission. Ted Anderson honoured for 25 years of service with Postville Volunteer fire dept. Assets of two local Banks increase Over one million and a half. Sgt. And mrs. Larry Giese be nil holds Iii meeting Elal meeting of the City of Postville was Heldde-20 for the purpose of t claims and adopting or s no 350 was adopted Abl Shes quarterly rates of services of the Ament sewer system won department. Or no 351 also was adopted City policy on the instal i replacement of water we nations will be my the City treasurer for tary investment of the Revenue sharing funds land the funds to be re 11 january were paid As per Legal i elsewhere in this is outdoor Beauty is where you find it nature the outdoor sculptor is hard to surpass when it comes to natural Beauty. This Winter scene photographed last week is unique in that no matter How you look at it right Side up upside Down or sideways it is still Beautiful. Hospital news visiting hours. 2 00-4 30 and 7 00-8 30 p. M. Visiting hours Are fixed for department answered firemen answer alarm for Corn dryer Blaze the Postville Volunteer fire a Call to the Good of the patient.  observe. Please of resumes Les Day Jan. 3 will resume in the Community schools foil s Holiday vacation on j morning january 3, night school classes Start ithary 22. Medical Myron Lindroth St. Olaf december 18. Archie Thompson Monona de camber 20. Mrs Walter Lestina Ossian december 20. Merle Clark Clermont december 22, mlle Anderson Clermont december 22. Surgical Randy Mork Postville december 20. Discharged Karla Knutsen december 19, Cindy lentil december 20, Myron Lindroth december 22. Mrs. Berle Martins december 23. The Dale Brainard farm about 8 ., wednesday Dac. 20, chief Charles Fishback reports. The fire was in a Corn dryer. Tiie firemen spent Only a Short time at the scene and no estimate of damages or loss was made. Firemen also answered a Call Friday at 3 40 . To the town and country trailer court where the Leonard Rubendall trailer was on fire. The lire caused by an overheated Furnace resulted in Only minor damage. Sale dates dates claimed saturday january 13-farm Sale of Jack and Irene Messier. Dean and Eaton auctioneers. Union state Bank Monona clerk. Assessors Here week of Jan. 8 personnel from the county As Sessor s office will be at memorial Hall Postville monday january 8 through Friday january 12 from 9 00 To 4 00 . To process applications for Home Stead and personal property exemptions. Veterans applications for military exemption on taxable value of their property May be filed at this time also. Homeowners who Are 65 or disabled or whose income is less than $4000 May qualify for the additional Homestead exemption. This income is based on income from social Security prior to deduction for medicare income from interest and dividends from Federal securities Iowa net in come from line 5, Iowa income tax return other income in Case an Iowa income tax form is not filed. To Complete the application for the additional credit the social Security number and birthrate of the applicant and spouse will be required. Dog licenses dog licenses will be issued at this time and must be purchased by the dog owner or the person who has a dog in their Possession. Owners should Check to be sure their rabies certificates Are up to Date. They expire after three years. No Reading hour at Library thurs. There will not be a Reading hour at the Library thursday dec. 28. The next Reading hour for 4 and 5 year old preschoolers will be Jan. 4, at 10 00 Open hours monday tuesday wednesday and Friday 2 to 5 30 . Thursday 7 to 11 30 . Saturday 9 to 11 30 Local men escape serious injury Frank Lawson Driver of a car travelling East on Greene Street struck a Semi trailer parked in front of the Wayne poultry warehouse about 5 45 . Thursday. A misplaced flare did no provide sufficient lighting to see the trailer according to a report from Darwin Ellis Postville policeman who investigated. The fact the car was travelling at a Low Speed was credited with saving the lives of the Driver and passengers mlle Livingood and Sherman Lawson. The car went under the trailer ripping the top from the Windshield Back. The car was totalled. Frank Lawson and Milo Livingood received cuts and bruises. Sherman Lawson received bruises and a severe Cut above the Eye. He was treated at the Hospital and released. Charges of improper lighting were filed against the Driver of the truck. Need copy Early due to Holiday because monday january 1 is new years Day 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. Truman Overeen services pending services for Truman w. Overeen 71, who died at his Home about 5 00 ., december 25, were pending at press time tuesday. A schuttes Are in charge of arrangements. An obituary will appear in next week s Issue. Garbage pickups one Day late due to the monday Holiday the garbage pickup on the East Side will be made on tuesday january 2, the West Side pickup will be made wednesday january 3. The thursday and Friday pickups will remain the same. Cancer memorials newly established living memorials Abr the period september 2, 1972 through november 30, 1972 in the cancer society for Alla Makee county included Alex Al Hoff Leonard Amundson mrs. Hollis Enyart mrs. Roland Herman Vivian Ingles Leo Kiesau Robert Kruger Jesse Lane Hazel Leschensky Lloyd Opfer mrs Ervin Phipps mrs. Ray Ethel Schneider Robert Sebastian j. Robert White William Willman and mrs m. L. Alice Wood. At the theatre wednesday thursday Friday and saturday december 27, 28, 29 and 30-"conquestof the planet of the apes with Roddy Mcdowall and Ricardo Montalban. Rated pm. Sunday monday and tuesday december 31, january 1 and 2 Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey Star in rated pm new years eve sunday december 31--"dracula," Midnight show starts at 11 00 . Came the parents of the first baby of 1972, a son born january 11 at Postville Community Hospital. Rcd opens office Here with David Kudej As coordinator Abr the upper explorer land project open House held for a Burr Cook after conclusion of 20 years of service As councilman and mayor. Rodney a Smith Given recognition for years of service on the Board of the Postville Community school District. Elmer Sander presented scout ers key award for completing Basic requirements in length of service and number of training courses taken having served in scouting 39 years. February Post Vule implement holds open House for new building located on Highway 18 and 52 at South Edge of Postville. John a Schroe Der prominent Postville citizen Dies. A w. Kozelka honoured for 27 years of service with Hall Roberts son. Leo Birdsell honoured for 27 years of service As clerk of session and 33 years As elder in Frankville presbyterian Church. March Harlan White receives Eye injury in Freak Accident. Senior housing project incorporates under title Postville Community vote to sell memberships to finance senior housing. Hobby shop and Lorraine s tots and teens hold grand opening. Harty former Postville athletic wrestling coach Speaks at athletic banquet. American legion sponsors easter egg Hunt. April conduct fund drive for Joan Lamoyne teacher who lost furniture and belongings in Castalia fire. Hall Roberts receives service to youth award. Community sponsors after prom party. Donald a Gordon killed in Auto Accident on Highway 18. Pamela Flage assumes title Flowa state Guernsey Princess As alternate. Town increases rates in garbage pickup. May Brad Kekow receives of Iowa Farmer degree. Marie Lansing Herald employee receives recognition from Iowa press association for 50 years of service to newspaper profession. High school mixed chorus and concert band receive division i at state contest. Inspector forces. Cutback in hygrade operations due to condensation on Plant Selling 84 seniors receive diplomas from Postville High school. Community housing directors take option on building lots on East Green Street. Start fund drive to raise $10,000 for senior citizen housing. Legion sponsors safety Lane Check with 218 vehicles participating. Legion conducts memorial Day service Steven Harberts son of Rev. And Mi-5, Dick Harberts ordained in Community presbyterian Church. Jeff Hanson and Gary Marlow chosen to attend boys state. June Gerwin Martins school bus Driver receives plaque from grateful students. High school gets new roof and carpet in study Hall. Name swimming Pool for Hall a Roberts in Honor of his Many years of work with youth in Community. It. Gov. Jepsen dedicates new swimming Pool by disrobing Down to bathing trunks and taking a dive which rated world wide publicity. St. Paul lutheran Church holds mortgage burning ceremony paying off my Short Section of 18 Only work in county now delay reconstruction of us 18 another year a Winter Ter raw riri0n ,y my Flat fill a planter make a Winter bouquet or fill a Ter Tofelea. A mow encrusted weeds will not let a barbed wire 9k no ii Down. The reconstruction of us Highway 18 from Postville to West Union has been delayed another year according to a report released last week by the Iowa Highway commission. As of a report in 1971 Purchase of right of Way grading and draining were to be completed a 1974 and paving in 1975, but this year the grading and draining was delayed to 1975, and the paving until 1976. According to the new plan the costs will be $8,000 for right of Way in 1974 on the 1.2 mile Section in Alla Makee county. Grading and draining will come to $99,000 in 1975 and the paving $144,000 in 1976. The figures for Fayette county work on Highway 18 Are $241,000 for right of Way $503,000 for grading and draining a a a and $1,467,000 for the paving. This is on the same yearly schedule As work in Alla Makee county and is a total of 15,1 Miles. The report shows Highway 18 carries an average Dally traffic count of 2330 vehicles As it enters Postville. This is the Only work scheduled in Alla Makee county until 1976. In 1976 right of Way from Wau Kon to Lansing is to be purchased at an expected Cost of $259,000 on Highway 9. The Only other work in 1976 would be widening a Bridge on Highway 76 about 17 Miles North of Waukon in 1977 the work scheduled is the grading and draining on Highway 9 from Waukon to Lansing at $1,897,000. In 1978 the paving on Highway 9 would be completed with an expected Cost of $2,268,000, also scheduled is Purchase of $125,000 Worth of right of Way on the River Road Section from Lansing South for seven Miles. Listed As 1973-1978 critical needs not programmed Are the following. Reconstruction of Junction of Iowa 26 and 9 in Lansing and almost five Miles of work on Highway 76 near Waukon and a Section on the Clayton county Border. In Winneshiek county also cited As critical but not programmed is the reconstruction of Highway 52 from Postville to Calmar at a Cost of almost $3 million. This 15,3 Miles had an average Dally traffic count of 1580 vehicles in 1970, work will be completed in 1973 on Highway 52 from de Corah North to the Minnesota state line a distance of 11.6 Miles with a projected Cost of $2,473,000. Scheduled from 1973-75 is work on Highway 9 West of do Corah to the Howard county line work this year in Clayton county includes work on the Mississippi River Bridge at approaches at Marquette for a total of $1,931,000. Also to be started this year is work on Highway 52 from the county North to Guttenberg this will be right of Way and grading for $1,732,000. The $1,377,000 in paving is to be done in 1974. Work on Highway 52 North from gut ten Berg to the Junction with 18 is now scheduled to Start in 1975 and continue Over the next two years. Work on Highway 13 from Strawberry Point through Elkader to the Junction with 52 will Start in 1976 and continue Over a two year period. $173,000. Two Hundred attend alumni banquet. College students conduct area development Survey. Vickie Friederich crowned Alla Makee county Dairy Princess at june Dairy Days Waukon Sylvia Brainard runner up. July Farewell Given Rev Cletus Hawes of St. Bridget Catholic Church upon his Transfer to Stacy Ville. Rev Donald Kruse assumes pastoral duties at St. Bridget. Commercial club sponsors appreciation dance. School census shows decline town of Postville becomes a City under Home Rule act passed by 64th Iowa general Assembly. Cha approves five apartment unit of senior housing. New addition made to Bowling Alley. Oak Hill school holds Centennial. Kenneth a Schultz appointed to term on Cha committee August replica of Douglass pharmacy dedicated at Iowa state fair As permanent part of heritage Village. Leonard Rubendall beaten and robbed in trailer court Home. Fra treats business men to Chicken dinner. Primary election held August 1. Hall Everman shows grand Champion baby beef at Alla Makee county fair. Ridiculous Day held by merchants. All school bus Drivers receive careful Driver awards from dept. Of Public instruction. Big four fair held. School starts. Post office announces processing of out of town mail to be at Decorah. School enrolment shows decline. Recover stolen Rubendall car in Illinois. September Postville merchants switch from Friday night to thursday night openings. Large number turn out for school Board election to elect Leroy Duwe incumbent and Paul Schutte in contests Over two director posts. Merchants sponsor Moonlight madness night. Three Young people lose lives in area accidents Larry Dundee in one car crash near Clermont mrs. Vincent Engin and Gary Winters in Auto crash near Frankville let bid for senior housing project to Daubenberger lumber co., Mcgregor Paul Braham elected new commercial club president. Pirates win Homecoming football game against Fayette 31-0, Lynn Landsgard chosen Homecoming Queen Kent Schultz King. Lyle Zieman re elected president of school Board. October St Bridget Catholic Church observes Centennial. Herb of Schroeder Castalia mayor Dies. David Schutte installed Aski Wanis president. Death claims a. A Peterson prominent citizen of City. Rec holds annual meeting. Clifford and Duane Walter Luana named one of the nine sweepstakes award winners in 1972 Iowa soil conservation service award. Scott o Hara 16, killed in one car Accident near Watson. Luana hosts veterans Day Parade and program. Cha approves loan for Postville Community housing inc. Commercial club launches fund drive for Schnuelle family who lost son Rodney 6, their Home and other possessions in Castalia fire. Local churches sponsor hunger hike for crop. Postville state Bank observes Centennial. Vow sponsors kids halloween party. November general election held november 7. Churches observe world Oum Munty Day. Of Mercial club merchants offer 120 free turkeys for thanksgiving promo Tion. 14 receive first holy communion at St. Bridget s. Wayne poultry Plant sold to Iowa Turkey products inc. Supt. A t. Cook announces retirement june 30, 1973 after 27 years. Manpower study reveals 205 persons in Postville area Are available for work. Council adopts consumer read own meters policy. Girl scouts organized in Postville. December commercial club seeks entries for january Snow pageant. E. W. Kozelka elected chairman of five county upper explorer land regional planning commission. City receives first payment of Federal Revenue sharing Check for $16,276. Snowstorm cancels school a Day. Charles Courtney named Plant manager of Turkey processing Plant. Postville Fra chapter receives Superior rating from the National Fra association hygrade Plant receives safety award for having Best record of All divisions of hygrade food products inc. Diabetes detection clinic held in school. Commercial club sponsors gift give away $3000 in merchandise to shoppers

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