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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - February 4, 1926, Postville, Iowa Postville a live newspaper in a live town thirty fourth year Postville Iowa thursday february 4, 1926 number 13 by activities Are in evidence up at school Over boys and girls Basket Ball teams find time to win double header. New educational Bill.  n education Bill will be presented Congress this year. This Bill is ked by Twenty seven National or in nations and proposes to create pen rement of education. T present the educational interests the country Are headed up in a All Bureau occupying a minor to on under the Secretary of the in for. The education work of the fed-1 government is spread out in Many or laments. The new Dill proposes a Soli Dation under one head who will in the president s Cabinet his Nulion spends annually a Large out for education. There should some Central Agency whose Busi is it is to search out elements of Scesa anywhere in the country and ice it available for everyone. Fruits research and investigation could made available to All. As president Coolidge says Bear in mind that this does not mean y interference with the local con of but is rather an attempt to rec Nize and dignify the importance of a National Effort such proposal has y Hearty Isdo sement and by said fight and we fought. Everyone who saw the game a week o saturday night expected last Fri a night s game to be a fighting niggle. No one was disappointed. Via Wei he scored the first Basket in e game and started the fight off in r favor. The first Quarter ended Ith the score 7-4 in our favor. The cond Quarter ended with the score -10. So far in the game our girls r outplayed the Waukon team. At id beginning of the second half the us fight began. The Waukon girls am Back on Tho floor determined c win and the Postville girls were list As determined that they should he Ball during the last half of the me was Down in the Waukon for Ard territory most of the time and or guards and centers were corked distantly. Postville managed to keep Point or two ahead of the Waukon Iris until the last two minutes of he game. The score was 28-27 in our Avor and just As the whistle blew Waukon made a Fine Basket which Ould have made the score 29-28 in heir favor. The last Basket did not out however because the whistle Lew three seconds before the Ball Assed through the Basket. The game Dud in our favor with the score of 8-27. Sewing. The class in sewing i is Progress no Fine in their new work. The girls re each completing textile Book covers for their note books. The covers for these books have been designed by the girls in View of the relation to the textile Industry Many Cleves ideas have been originated by the different girls. Also the garment sewing wis started this last week. In connection with this work the students Are making a special study of Basting French and Felt seams and the Plain hem. More medals this week the class in advanced typewriting have earned some splendid awards Katherine Staadt earned ii Gold medal on the Remington writing sixty one words net a minute with three errors in fifteen minutes. Wilms Neuswander also won a Gold medal on the Remington writing fifty five words net a minute for fifteen minutes with five errors. She also won the Ilver pin on the Underwood writing fifty six words net a minute for fifteen minutes with three errors. Others who earned awards were Amy Meyer Nina Hinman Dick Peterson and Edna Wherry. One of the English classes has been writing paragraphs about some object the aim is to describe the object so accurately that other members of the class can guess what is being described. The following is n Sample ,. It. It is a Short. Stiff piece of wire with a Sharp Point and a round Usu ally flattened head. It is used in fastening together parts of clothing sheets of paper and other numerous articles. It has been used for almost n Century. It excites the nerves of your body when the children began to get started using them to liven a person up. It has been used often times in training horses to dance. There Are also several different kinds of them a. S. 10th. The fifth Grade i has just discovered that Brazil is larger than the United states. At the same time it has Only one fourth of our population. This huge country produces two thirds of that most common breakfast beverages. Every co foe Drinker should drink a Toast to the continued Prosper Ity of our South american friends. Science department. The Smith Hughes class in agriculture has Learned the secrets of test no milk the past week. Certainly there is no More practical information for a Farmer to possess. What is a Decimal fraction i perhaps you were exposed but it never took. The High school arithmetic class is studying these perplexing numbers. The physics class is asking whether there is a probability of electric Uniacks Ever becoming common. How ice it would be to heat the House by turning n Button. So much exercise in shovelling Coal would be lost the Junior declamatory contest is Well under Way. Thirty Throe have selected their pieces and actual work a beginning. This is a splendid Way to learn self Possession. Every one at some time must get up before a he is used to doing it the confusion is greatly lessened. An out of school project is being fostered in the fourth Grade. The in i dents who have extra time at noon or after go howl Are preparing Alla Makee county receives Gas tax. Waukon io., Jan. 30.-special county treasurer h. E. Thompson has received $24,884.94 from the reas uror of state As this county s share of the Gas tax. One half of this amount will be used by the county supervisors on the county Oad system and the other half distributed among the townships to be used by the trustees on the township roads As follows Center $818.01 Fairview $89.60 Ranklin $929.81 French Creek $037.38 Hanover $503.08 Iowa $255.09 Jefferson $902.67,. , $984.99 Lansing $003.70 Linton $921.90 Ludlow $800.01 Makee $619.55 paint Creek $712.02 Post $652.92 Taylor $720.91 Union City $585.80 Union Prairie 180.52 Waterloo $504.39. Sleigh ride party has sorry mishap. On saturday evening last a Jolly party of Gunter Young folks set out on a bobsled Joy ride. Everything wont happily until they reached the big Hill near the Tom j. Olson place in descending which the Sleigh skidded on the ice and precipitated them unceremoniously in a Heap in the ditch at the Side of the Road seriously injuring two Young ladies of the party Myrtle Olson and Agnes Houg. Miss Olson was at once taken to Clermont and placed in the care of or. Jeryce who took her to Decorah Hospital whore examination by a Ray disclosed a cerebral dislocation and she was placed in a plaster cast and will have to remain for some time. Miss Ploug who sustained a fractured nose and numerous cuts Ami bruises about Tho face is still at the Olson Home where she was taken immediately following the Accident. Truly a sorry ending to n journey that promised so much of Joy but All should be thankful no fatalities resulted. Our Auto plates Hue to be Orange and Blue. Automobiles of Iowa residents will sport Orange and Blue License pates in 1927, it was Learned today from w. M. Colladay superintendent of the motor vehicle division of the Secretary of state s office Tho state reformatory at Anamosa has started work on making 040,000 sets of i Cesse plates which is the number needed next year the numerals year Andi abbreviation of Iowa will be stamped in a Yellowish Orange on a purple Blue background or. Colladay said. The number is 20,000 More than was made for this year. Public Sale. Having disposed of my farm and am about to move to the northeastern part of Iowa i will offer at Public auction on the place known As the r. J. Mckernan farm 1 1-2 Miles South of Castalia on the Vermont Castalia Road 6 1-2 Miles East of Ossian 6 1-2 Miles West of Postville and 6 Miles North of Clermont on thursday february 11th, 100 hogs 57 head of cattle 20 head horses 67 sheep 100 hens a lot of farm machinery ome Oats Corn and Hay. Sale starts at 9 30 a. M. Free lunch at . J. Mckernan at. / the ground hog thirty one patrons get $100 or better. Although december was a right cold month thirty one patrons of the Postville Farmers co operative Creamery were Given checks for $100 or better during that month As follows a f. Pleins ________________$123.12 f. W. Benjegerdes__________121.33 r. C. Huebnor________i.-. 159.09 fed Schlee 192.60 a c. H. Schrooder John barries m. C. Deering______________158.07 Cevert Mever ______________100.63 l. C. Kramycer ____________117.50 l. B. Folsom _______________114.38 Roe Duwe __________________102.36 f. L. Williams 202.21 j. C. Weihe ________________109.40 h. N. Turner ______________140.73 Fred Block ________________115.87 what the Postville folks were doing 25 years ago record poultry flocks making big Money. Interesting items taken from the files of the Iowa Volks Blatt of february 1, 1901. W. C. Schroeder hand & Doscher de Gass a. Harvey Chas. Schweinefus Meyer & son w. H. A in s. A. Green Caldow Bros. S. C. Baily r. Bachtell Jay & Euclid Marston diet Pearson Albert Foels win. Brockmeier j. C. Diederichs a. 175.64 46478 245.41 131.58 180.77 100.24 127.2.s 121.8c 253.24 195.43 123.57 209.01 111.59 101.0.-110.77 100.32 the Knight family on Pacific coast. Booklets about Lincoln and Washington. This involves Reading reference books for facts writing these up in an interesting fashion selecting pictures and it stating the Booklet. The music memory contest is go eng. Five selections have been studied. These Are played on the piano Victrola Sung by the class Etc. The second Grade is learning about the origin and meaning of St. Valentine s Day. They already know that this is the time to Send and receive Beautiful Valentines. Seven students Are taking violin lessons. This assures an orchestra for several years to come. Better English. Two classes Are studying words. The third Grade has As a part of then opening exercises a novel stunt. The boys is. The girls. Each brings As their part a few new words. These Are explained and the use demonstrated so Tho others May learn them. The 10th Grade English class is paying particular attention to the minor differences in Many words which Are in common use but Are really misused will shall can May Etc. Use the proper word in the proper place to express exactly the right Shade of meaning. The third Grade has an american speech club just not jest can not Kin for not fur Are samples of the errors Nev attack. P. H. S. Bents Waukon. Waukon was primed for two glorious victories when they met our team in basketball Friday night. However her Hopes were doomed to fall for Postville displayed a spirit and Brand of basketball which Waukon was unable to overcome. Waukon started with a Rush in the boys game and secured a Field goal before our team had even made an acquaintance. This served As an introduction however and Postville gathered in a Field Basket which tied the score. This was followed soon after by a free throw which gave us a one Point Lead. Postville completely omit classed Waukon from Tien until the end of the game allowing her opponents Only our Short shot while repeatedly working the Ball Down under the Basket for Short shots herself. The end of the first half gave Postville a three Point Lead and the Start of the second hah added another four Points. At this period of the game Waukon staged a desperate rally with a bombardment of Long shots and succeeded in cutting the Lead to Only one Point As the Gamo ended with Postville in the Lead 16 to 17. The remarkable record of the first graders continues. Only one is absent this week. On the cold blizzard Day of last week but one Pupil was out and that was caused by blocked roads. Or. And mrs. A. A. Knight former Postville residents Are at present out in the Pacific coast country and Many friends Here will be glad to learn they Are having a delightful time and enjoying Good health As the following communication from them written at Seattle Washington under Date of Jamiain 24th relates we Are this far on our journey to California. Have been renewing friendships with those whom we have not seen before in forty seven years and needless t say it a s been grand for us. W have excellent health and have Many to Stop and visit before we reach California. It has been Rainy and foggy most of the time Here. We take the boat for Tacoma this afternoon then on to Raymond Wash one of or. Knights s Mma Emerson who has been ill 140.92/fova Long time is now improving. ____101.80 Charley k Rumm bought 10 acres of Good Timber of Engart at Castalia for $130. Next monday evening a coloured troupe will give an entertainment in Turner Hall. A number of Young people had a dance at the Frank Sebastian Home saturday night. Postal clerk we. Burdick and family of Decorah Are Here for a visit in the we. Shepherd Home. Garnavillo again has an English paper the press published by Sumner Miller of Guttenberg. Lenora Riley has Given up her position in Monona and is clerking for Luhman & Sanders m Fayette. Tuesday january 29, mrs. Elizabeth Salzgeber died at the age of 60 years after a lingering illness. We hear that j. F. Stradt who left Here several years ago has sold his farm at Creston at a profit of $5000. Mrs. C. A. Anions died saturday Forenoon. She was 35 years of age and leaves three children and her husband. Fifteen prisoners in the Penitentiary at fort Madison were pardoned last week by gov. Shaw. This must have pleased the sinners. A a Honry Thies suffered a painful Accident while at work on the Section. A heavy piece of fell on his foot and smashed his big toe. Juk dance was held saturday even of a. M. The morning Sermon subject will be How much Are you Worth  at the opening of the sunday school Charlesm Kerr will give a Short address on the subject sunday schools As i knew them fifty years the Junior congregation will meet at the Home of or. And mrs. Henry Miller. The woman s missionary society will hold its annual business meeting at the Home of or. And mrs. Carl hotter Friday afternoon february 5. Friday evening at 7 30 o clock prof. J. H. Dickason will deliver the fourth of the series of lectures Given under Tho auspices of the brotherhood Bible class. The lecture will be free and the Public is invited. In ton to visit Sisters. We had the Best time Ever in. Montana the weather was Beautiful this. And the glorious skies at Sunrise and Frank Sebastian brought Sunset Are beyond my Powers of de months old hogs to town which aver t. E. Kerndt has resigned As Deputy county auditor and accepted a Iii i a fall Kinin Petua Niawra aged 300 pounds. Since hogs were just $5 that Day his Check called for or tailor e. N. Ping is planning return to Waukon his former acne. He sold his residence there for $600 after having paid $700 for it in the Spring. Postville does not seem to be the place for a first class tailor. Wednesday c. Krumm brought 52 hogs to town which averaged 265 lbs for something a Little extra he brought along one that weighed 740 lbs. As the Market Price that Day was $4.80 per Hundred his Check netted him $666.76. The Meier Brothers arrived Here saturday from Lowden Cedar county for a visit with their old school mate Fritz Debner of Ludlow. He was at the station to meet them and they will have a Happy time recalling the Golden Days of their youth in the Homeland. Almost every Home in Postville has or More people ill with Grippe and doctors Are finding it hard work it even one night of rest a week worst cases Are mrs. Fritz Ever Man mrs. Fritz drier and mrs. Carl Schroeder near Luana and two children in the Carl Krumm Home. Four Hundred fifty three poultry record flocks reported a total of .94,-511 laying hens during december. These Birds Laid a total of 407,703 eggs or 4.3 eggs per Hen. That the difference Between the Cost of feed for the flocks and the total receipts showed a balance of $13,961.76 in the owners favor is shown by the monthly report issued by Iowa state College. The High ranking flock was owned by mrs. B. F. Brown of Lamoni. Her flock of 169 hens produced 2,638 eggs and the total flock receipts amounted to $85.07. Her feed Bill was $27.33 mrs. C. J. Wilhelm of Argyle owned the flock taking second rank. Her flock composed of 150 hens produced 2,024 Oggs ran a feed bin of $13.11 and brought in receipts of $82.05. The. Third ranking flock was owned by g. E. Grunewald of Blairstown. It was composed of 268 fowls who produced 3,471 eggs. The fourth and fifth places were taken by flocks owned by r. R. Ellison of Anamosa and mrs. Ralph Curtis of Montrose. Or. Ellison s 99 Birds produced 1,148 eggs while mrs. Curtis flock of 200 produced 2,190. In the class for Small flocks mrs. Merle d. Kough led the list with a flock of 41 Birds producing 577 eggs. Her feed Bill was $4.62 and the total receipts were $23.57. Judge Cooney resigns to take Chicago Job. Judge James d. Cooney of West Union who was appointed to the Bench in this District some two years ago by governor Hammill when the third judge a riven this District has resigned from the Bei Roii of

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