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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - February 10, 1921, Postville, Iowa Postville 25 years ago. Interesting items of news taken from lie fill s of the Iowa vol Kallatt of Ferrua y 14, 1896. B Islia hit is died at his Home Northeast of Postville on tuesday. Or. . Joo Bencher Aro the priests of a baby boy born to Thorn on tuesday. Aug. Madaus suffered a fracture of his right Arm when he fell at the Fritz Schultz Home thursday on last Friday occurred the marriage of Louis Rolfs and Anna macaws at the Homo of the Bride s parents. A a a Gottlieb Hinderer marketed 26 hogs on wednesday which weighed 7350 jbs., and which brought him j2775.g3. Our four local saloons will very Likely be closed after april first. The Saloon keepers a ked Al to town Council to reduce the License fee from $800 to $000 and add that should this request e refused Thoy would close their places utter april first. The Council turned Down  Tho petition. Just a California tourist by Stella Bullard Gilbert it s great to be a tourist  and with the tourists stand poppies pinned upon your breast a guide Book in your hand. I love you California you la hear where or you roam they never think of playing that Good old Home Sweet Homo you must buy some Lemons and figs a some peppers you must beg eat some Cactus Candy and. Don t forget the Ostrich egg. Sent Home some California Flowers some shells from by the sea but the greatest thing would be to Send a California. Flea. Between the tourists and these fleas it s one continual fight they use such Little judgment As to when and where they bite. Then we climb the rubber neck Wagon off for a scenery feast while the native sons smile and say. Moi suckers from the East Thov fill you full dope of Romona at the Well even the grand old Ocean. With Pride Birins to swell. Tii Here that father Semi first Jenme Yound the Horn they really think that California is where the lord was born. These a meters Force you first to buy then boost their real estate Tel Vou How to Getrich Quick. Just fold your arms and wait. While Jill this May be. True., perhaps. And i la Heln toot the Horn. There s none so great As the Good old a state Back East where we wore born. A. L. Meier sends the above in a letter to a. L. Peterson of this City saying it expresses his sentiments to a frazzle and per consequence we Are looking for August to arrive in town most on old time to occupy the splendid Home to left kist fall to look Over the land that is fairer than Day in the folders. Town Council proceedings. A. 70.50 Light fund interstate Power co., Light for streets v. . 71.70 Calmar electric co., Engi Neer s services and specifications Street lighting sys a a Tern. A. a i i i Vika .25.00 corporation county Rood f�"d0_ Warence Suchov labor.,.,i� a o.2&. Fred e. Gordon labor. A. 3.75 de Pettit Labory 2.75 on motion Council adjourned. Geo by Fay mayor. William Shepherd town clerk  Golden weddings net week or. And tvs. John Thoma of his City will observe their Golden wedding anniversary or tuesday Evanin next feb i5th. Having As noir if ests Only the immediate . Or. . Thoma were married on the old Home farm near Oping fled fifty years ago on that or. And mis. F. W. Eaton and Jaiml of Cedar monday few Whittier cavf., on a Surprise visit to the parents of the former Jet and mrs. G. E. Eaton who on will celebrate the Golden wedding anniversary vat my. Carlors in we tiler. With Many of pos Vuie Friend a Jearald Joto in standing ,1ibso Tinoi Orojio of he8 Hoover s big Relief work.----.--. V Kracow is a Long Way from Postville Iowa so far in fact that when a family receives. 10th. Reserve seats now Selling at the Rexall pharmacy. Two faced Basket Ball. Happy Days another Chance to have a double spasm of sport be uncorked at the High school gym on saturday evening feb. 22nd-Lincoln s birthday. On this occasion the boys and girls teams from Cresco will be Here to Cut up Capers with the Home gang. Felteus and females you know it to be your solemn duty to be on hand and see that the Howard county Basket shooters Don t put anything Over the Home gang that ought not to be. Loosen up your lungs and make a noise like a Mosquito talking to an elephant or a gentle Zephyr Mke a Kansas Cyclone any you must keep from going to sleep. Cresco has n reputation for being Thero with the Candy in the Basket Ball Linet and the friends of the Home team should be there to Ward off any approaching danger. The hour is set for eight Bells and the admission Price is that Little old 25 and 35c stuff. It s a Bio show for a Little dough so get your girl and go to it. American legion notes. At the american legion meeting on wednesday night two candidates were initiated after which a supper was served by the refreshment Cor Mittee. J. Lawrence Lien and Rudolph Hein were chosen to represent Arthur f. Brandt Post at the american legion meeting at Des Moines on saturday which is being called for the purpose of urging the legislature to pass the soldiers and sailors Bonus inv now before the House. Judge k. M. Landis and Gen. Leonard Wood will be principal speakers at a banquet of the legion Rotre Sentlar Tives. The legion boys also decided to put on a Home Talent play in the near future for the purpose of raising funds to meet the expenses of main Taining their local Post. A the monday club. The Postville monday club will tweet with mrs. Mylda Leui feb. 14, observing the Kifolo Wengi program. Roll Exchange the wizard of oct Rocity. V mrs Comstock obituary. John Dievich Schultz was born october 1, 1845, at Wen dish w e n i n g e Mecklenburg Schwerin Germany. On Mach 17 1876, he was United in marriage with Minna Wilke and on july 4, 1884, they emigrated to America locating at Postville Iowa which has been their Home continuously since until. September of last year when physical infirmities so weakened his once rugged Frame that he and Hisa wife moved to Decorah to make their Home with an adopted daughter mrs. Frieda Nalli where he passed away at seven o clock last sunday evening. Or. Schultz. Was an honest and industrious citizen was at one time City marshal of Postville and for a number of years served As Street commissioner and was always a faithful worker. He was also a faithful member of St. Paul s lutheran Church of this City and for a number of years was a member of the Church Council. The remains were brought to Postville by train monday afternoon where funeral services wore held from the lutheran Church conducted by Rev. E. Schmidt after which All that was mortal of a Good neighbor citizen and Friend was Laid to rest in Postville cemetery. He is survived by his wife his adopted daughter mrs. Frieda Nalli of Decorah and three Brothers curl and August of Postville and pm. G. Schultz of Pequot. Minn and one sister mrs Fritz Kentz Jann of Postville. In this connection the family wish to of Spross their Heartfelt thanks to the Many old friends for their assistance in laying to rest their beloved husband and father. The following out of town relatives were Here to attend the funeral cart Behrend Madison. Wis Fritz Seeland of Cresco and Henry Walter of Luana. Obituary. Mrs. --1 burglars in Postville. After passing up Postville for a Good Long time burglars entered two of Postville s business houses during wednesday night de Durno s hardware and the Douglass pharmacy being the places entered but not much was taken from either store so far As has yet been -.discovered,. The Durno hardware was the first place entered Entrance being effected by prying out the door to the Ware room far enough so As to enable the intruders to reach in with a stick and raise a Hook out of a Staple and was a comparatively easy Job. The warehouse joins right on to the Mam Sto e Bui iding and the burglars then approached the rear door to the store which was secured from the inside by a piece of 2x4 lying in two Iron brackets the burglars Cut a Small Hole through this door near the Block which enabled them to pry same out of the brackets and the rest of the Job was easy for they were then in the store. So far As or. Durno. Has been Able to discover All that was taken from his store was in the neighbourhood of two Dollar s Worth of pennies left in the Cash Register Anu this was left open As it is every night. The burglars borrowed a Brace and bit from or. Durno s store with which to bore holes in the rear door at the Douglass pharmacy which enabled them to reach a hand through and slide the Bolt which held that door closed after which they returned the tool to the hardware in the Douglass pharmacy so far As is yet determined All that was taken was a Small amount of change from their Cash Register which also is always left open at night. That the Job is the work of Home Talent someone thoroughly familiar with the locks and doors at both pieces is the accepted Thory. At any rate it was taking a shot at getting into a Heap of trouble for a mighty Lyie Booty the Shakespeare club Victor Ruckdaschel Tonette Josephine Ruckdaschel Nee Halverson daughter of or. . Haver Halverson was born october 10, 1891, in Clermont Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed in the norwegian lutheran Church at Clermont. On june. Ͽ�5, 1913. She was United in marriage to Victor Ruckdaschel of r Postville. This Union was b Essed with three children Meril aged six years Ileta. Aged five years and Eunice bom january 19th, 1921. _ a a in her Maiden Hood she was always a very Active Church worker was a member of the choir and of the y. P. Society. She passed away at Postville Hospital last Friday evening aged 29 years three months and 18 Days. Tkac death of mrs. Ruckdaschel has elicited Many expressions of sympathy. While death is Ever an unwelcome guest it seems especially so when a Young wife and Mother is called just when the husband and children need them most Why this should be so we cannot at present understand but perhaps in the Bye and Bye when the mists Are cleared away we May be Able to fathom the mystery and discover that an All Wise god did what was Best. She leaves to mourn her Joss besides her husband and three children her parents and the following and Halverson Olen front in tin i Halverson clerk Mont Dorf halves on at Home mrs. Theo. Kjose Vejin mrs. A a., Hanson Oelwein m a. De Schroe Der Postville Maud and Alice at Home. The funeral was he d from the lutheran Church in this City at two o clock monday afternoon Oto duct de by Rev. E. Schmidt. Interment in the Postville cemetery. Those from out of town to attend the funeral were Ernest and John Ruckdaschel and or. Zwick of Staplehurst neb George Benz of , mrs. We. Lester of Goodell or. . Edon Hanson of Oelwein mrs. We. Fuelling mrs. Geo. Glawe and mrs. John Vogt of Farmersburg or. . Theo. Kjosa of Elgin or and mrs Halvor Halvorson or. . Albert Halvorson. Or. . Martin Halvorson Dorf and Alice Halvorson and mrs. John Johnson of Clermont . In this connection the family wish to extend their sincere thanks to the pastor choir and All neighbors and friends for1 their Many Comtoi Ting words and does during the illness and burial of their beloved wife und Mother a trip to California. Mickie says a apis of tree sea. Be sure feb. -tw1 ovum a tvo " a vim of 3ock was 1 Jit Toj the losers of the croquet club entertained the winners in a trip to California saturday feb. 5. They were invited from the c. M. & St. P. Depot at 3 30 p4 Fri. On the Castalia limited Sleeper and diner included. Our train was on time and we were soon on Board with All our baggage including Sandbox and Bird Cage our first Stop was at Castalia then on to Idaho on the Union Pacific where we stopped off for a few hours at a Friend s Home. It was hot and Sandy and dry and nothing in sight to eat or drink nothing but a Kettle of hot water. At six o clock we All climbed on Board the train Salt Lake route for los Angeles and arrived there at seven o clock to Dine at Alexandria hotel. We were soon ushered into a private dining room decorated with Palms roses and California poppies. A six course dinner was served new potatoes new peas head lettuce and everything else that grows in the land of Sunshine. At nine o clock we were taken to Grammond s picture show theater where we enjoyed ourselves for two hours after which we started for the depot and were soon on Board the Golden state limited Southern route for Iowa. We All say it was a Fine trip and did Justice to the losers. All of the winners. Alla Makee co. Farm Bureau. The annual meeting of the fleece Wool growers association will foe held in the court. House on february 12th at 1.30 . Every Man. Who is a interested in the Wool producing game should be there As we want to find out a How Many sacks and How a Fyauch twine to sacks will Cost about one half what they did last year and will be about 30c per Pound. S in a letter which to have just received from or. War near Secretary. Of. The fleece Wool growers association he stat there has been some activity the last few Days in the Wool Market. Some of the lower grades have been sold As follows hard Burry 18c Black 18c dead 15c Cotts 13c damaged 15c. Buyers Are still waiting to see what Congress will do with the embargo Tariff Bill. The English Market has shown some activity of late which Means that Wool should Start moving very soon. In timing up the fleeces this year it should be remembered that the paper twine should be used As it really increases the value of the Wool. At the state meeting the Resolution was passed advising a per Pound Dock age for any twine other than paper and 5c. Per Pound for Binder twine. Neighbourhood news. Chips of news gathered from the woodpile of our neighbors in this and other counties there has been a Long Felt need for some Good farm Bureau song. No social nth Erino of any kind is a real Success unless there is music and if there were songs suitable to the occasions when Farmers gather to discuss their problems it would cause a better spirit of co operation. The Opportunity for being paid for writing such a song is Here and there has been a Rice of $50.00 offered by certain paper forthe Best farm Bureau song and this will be selected by the Best judges in the u. S someone in Alla Makee May As Well have this $50.00, so let us get Busy and work . Be sure to read the and Advertis ing the purebred cattle Sale in this Issue. Community Church notes. Rev. T. C. Hunt of Chicano preached two inspiring and helpful sermons last sunday and held the close attention of his audiences. We Are pleased to announce that Rev. Hunt will again conduct our services next sunday feb. 13th. Those who were head him list sunday should Avail themselves of this Opportunity to hear him. On tuesday evening february 15, he ladies glee us of Upner Iown University consisting of 17 voices Villi Render their program at the m. E. Church. These Voung ladies Are talented and an enjoyable and profit a Biln evening is assured All who attend. Two of our sunday schoo1 classes one of boys the other _ of girls a five volunteered their services in the Sale of tickets for this entertainment and will make a Enn Vass of the town on saturday of this week. This will be an excellent entertainment and worthy of your patronage. Prices adults 35c children 25c. Postville Public schools the High school boys entertained the curls and the faculty at a dancing party saturday evening at the american legion Hall. The music was furnished by1 the orchestra who deserve a great Deal of credit for the Success of the. Evening. Other entertainment of Sidh old fashion games As Ruth and Jacob and the Virginia reel. The boys Are to be congratulated for the Success of the party As everyone went Home wishing there might be another one in the near future. Miss Cronin went to Decorah on monday even intr to act As a judge in Thelva declamatory contest. The teachers enjoyed a picnic supper at the Home of mrs. Irvin Allen last wednesday evening. Or. Williams has been Home by the serious illness of his father two games saturday night feb. 12 Creaco is. Postville boys and girls Farmers society annual meeting. The Postville Farmers co operative society held their annual meeting at Maenner Chor a on afternoon at which time the following officers were chosen1 for the coming year  a presidents c. Bailys i. Vice presidents. A Green soc rotary a. M. Gass. Troia i or re. It Green. A directors a. A Schrdeder Carl and l. A Kraml jeer. A according to the. Agent s report the society shipped 144 Carload of Stock Dur diff the year. In Wlinich were 7,00k him i8t header Caitlen 790 Wreh 615\�heep., this. Uvea Toek Braught bib thet a nets &,turnjqi504,jh6,s� Clayton co. Farm Bureau soils meetings. A series of soils Inee Tings have been held in Clayton county the past week Jan. 21st to feb. 4th. Prof. H. W. Warner of the Extension department had been in this county on this work. The meetings were held at the following places Elkader. St. Olaf Giard Mendon Community glub Mendon twp., a Olga common a Clayton Center e port Strawberry Point Osterd Ock and Edge Wood. This is new work in this county. Prof. Warner took up the question of soil Fertility not the question of increased production but one of main Taining the Fertility of the soils so that 50 years Froni How they will be As Fertile As today. A great Deal of interest was shown at All of these meetings. It is planned to have some test plots this coming season in the county to test out the value of Limestone and phosphorous fertilizers. The Farmer s cogitation. When we entered the War after just provocation the government started an agitation that we Farmers must raise for every nation the food required to save civilization. We promptly responded with great jubilation and with never a thought As to compensation bought Liberty Bonds to say naught of donations to red across funds and associations. Now we be Grain enough to feed All creation and pork and beef beyond expectation but what has happened to the Market quotation ? we realize now that we need relaxation the Wool Market sure is an aggravation. The Cotton growers Are facing starvation producers now question the justify. Cation of All this talk about food conservation. Vast fortunes were made in ammunition.  and on our Grain through speculation. The Federal Reserve administration gave u. S. Currency great inflation. The Law was changed on income taxation tilt worries the Farmer beyond in duration we cannot tolerate such a condition to get Relief is our greatest ambition. With i markets in such demoralization we Farmers must voice a Strong pro. Gestation and make our demands without cessation until we secure lust representation. Then out of All this dissatisfaction there surely will come a great reaction. A it will take its course through that organization know As the farm Bureau federation. Of the Farmer wishes emancipation from biased and unjust legislation. He must acknowledge i obligation Supnet and stick to the a Story co. Farm Bureau member. Community club meeting. The Fayette county Union has attain de the age of 68 years which is some Ripe old age for a newspaper de the Democrat has add ded to his office equipment a Model. 14 Linotype which will enable that always Good paper to be better sheriff Ben Martindale returned Home tuesday from the Hospital at Rochester where he had gone for an examination and is feeling quite like himself Democrat. Pittsburgh will Plant sixteen Hundred yellow tulips next Spring near Neptune Fountain in Cheney Park in the form of two Large Gold stars in memory of Pittsburgh soldiers who fought and fell in the world War. _ " _ a. The Waverly sugar Plant has closed for the season after Usini 30,000 tons of beets and Masing 5,000,000 pounds of sugar one million pounds having been sold and the rest of the product is in the company s warehouse and still sugar is almost double what it should be. A. Wednesday morning of last week the Bickel bakery at Mcgregor was damaged not a Little by fire and the household effects of three families occupying rooms on the second floor ". Were totally destroyed and info Stu namely they carried no insurance which is All the More regrettable. R. A. Nelson s purebred Guernsey cow Mollie Lou aged 12 ears which v calved october 18, made a wonderful record for the month of december 1920, in the Independence. Cow testing association. She produced 1,727 pounds of milk her test was 4.6, and her production of butterfat79.4. Frank Boyd an Adair county Farmer used the fumes from to exterminate the rats which infested his hog House. Backing his car up to the hog House Boyd attached a rubber Hose to the exhaust and put the nozzle under the shed j there was a fearful scampering of rodents. Fifty rats were killed a the Huber furniture mfg. Co. Of Cresco Are intending to put in. An ice Plant at Cresco and manufacture ice. They have been solicited by Many a. Users to do so and plans Are now under Way . 1� be Superior ice and gives excellent satisfaction and they say Consumers who have used it say they would not go Back to Public opinion. A  a women s auxiliary of the Ameri. Can legion has been organized in Waukon and the first meeting was he d it the legion Hall last saturday afternoon. The new charter has. Been received and contains the names of fifteen charter members. Eligibility to membership in the women s auxiliary is limited to mothers wives daughters and Sisters of either those who died in the service or who Are. Members of the american legion Waukon is. With the instalment of a new perfection dreadnought churn costing $1125 the local Creamery will now boast of one of the most  up Odate aids in Makin butter there is. The churn has a capacity of of 600 la. A but can churn a smaller amount with the same results. The chum grades the Cream and keeps them separate during the making of the butter. The churn is also something of an ornament for any Creamery it being finished in White enamel .5--West Union Union. A an injunction was served on Martin Felke whose wife is suing him for a divorce and restraining him from going to his Home or annoying mrs. Felke. This morning he was busily engaged in an attempt to secure some Means of getting his clothes and personal belongings and after some time an arrangement was made Between the attorneys who Are representing the plaintiff and defense so that Felke accompanied by Constable Hartsough might go and get his iowan a a. Des Moines was the Center of a Federal monday when agents of the government raided Sev eral suspected drug Selling establishments and seized Over $25,000-Worth of drugs. In addition James Alexander who is supposed to be the master mind in an International drug ring was arrested. The raid was carried on in the heart of the business District and it is . Ont St of the biggest opium . Plants in the United states a imps covered. The airy ests Ca Tiei As a. Re result of an investigation by Federal agents arid Are hut the of1 several More to follow v the town of Kamrar is All wrought up Over the attempt of n. A. Thompson Shoemaker to marry Hia Niece. Miss Anna Stefferson. Thompson is 10 Vears old and a widower. Miss Stefferson is but 21. The couple got a May Page License saying nothing about their relationship. They went to the Home of a. Local clerk Fanan who in the course of the ceremony and the filling out of the. Necessary papers discovered / that the than was the Uncle of his intended wife the minister lost no Titre in revoking the Milf finished marriage and explained to the couple that they could not be legally married in Iowa. Al Meyer t 5i is Juh Derwey to i so k Stablish a ii it Thi Seei ions if Maiers a my Nav vre to has p00mmm0sm sunday a True and Haij. Received or. Harold Brewer and a quite general mrs. Homer Leui will i from the neigh Bortny to was & certain the grand Meadow common of meeting will be held very soon for Ity club at the Home of the Farmer on Freda evening feb. 11th/ there will be a very Short Pir Gram and the tem1�inder.,of the vening will be pm rfiy.j-, Wlsh be a , Iver Aboav Rin it no Valentine wife no comics Thurp,.,., of of ii Drew those Norm. ?mmm4am4pwi my

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