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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - February 10, 1938, Postville, Iowa Herald a live newspaper in a live town. Forty sixth year. Postville Iowa thursday february 10, 1938. Stville boys Ake Waukon county Crown Cal girls team awarded sportsmanship trophy other school news in Postville Hight cagers triumphed a the Nuleon quintet saturday it at Lara stud in a very close cont by the score of 31 to 29. It was Bably one of the most exciting is of the year and certainly the j St exciting toe tournament Stville made the first Basket of game to take the Lead. During the ire first Quarter Postville led Wau the first Quarter ended with Tville on the Long end of a 9 to 3 re. At the Start of the second Quad Postville made a Basket following Waukon converted a free throw Ake the score of 11 to 4. At this to Bray started to Click and at the of the first half the score was tied o 15. The third Quarter began with teams keyed to the Peak and by to fight to the end. The third Ter ended with Postville again on Long end of a 26 to 23 score. In first few minutes Waukon and Tville raised the score 28 to 27 with Tville on the Long end. Bray then red a Basket to put Waukon in the d 29 to 28. Voelker dropped in a y to put Postville into the Lead in 30 to 29. Masonhall was fouled this time and converted his try for ree goal and raised the score 31 to another Postville foul with 35 ones left to play nearly decreased Tville s Lead one Point but Brandt sed his free throw a. Graeber was quoted As saying was the most exciting final game t i have Ever seen and there is no by about the truth of this Stato to. Jack Lavelle scorekeeper said boys All played their Best game of season. Or. Blackmer remarked t he never saw a More forlorn up of faces in his life than those of Waukon people saturday night also said that he broke the Broad p record after the game when he do one jump and was in the Middle he floor. In boys trimmed new Albin Fri night. By a score of 34 to 23 to get the finals of the tournament e following Chart is the Box score he championship game Tville Fig Leer. 1 on Hall. 0 Erman. 1 Stian. 5 Tell. 3 Chroeder .2 Chroeder. 0 Fig 6 0 4 0 it 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 it 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 Ukon Yon. It. Eby. Bauer. 0 Iley. 10 officials Webber Isth Lambert a scorer Lavelle. Girls win trophy e Postville girls sextet was judg a showing the most sportsmanlike tudo of All the girls in the 1937-38 to tournament at Lansing. The had their minds set that 1hey e going to win this award and they go to Lansing e Postville cagers will go to Lan. Friday feb. 11, to attempt to de Lansing in a double header. Play Strawberry Point Stville s first opponent in All pro hey in the sectional tournament to Strawberry Point. The last Unter with Strawberry Point was 934 in the sectional tournament at Regor when Strawberry Point Postville by a score of 26 to 25. T of you will remember this gamer by the fact that the four Emen Kelleher Abernethy in ton and d. Bush were still in school Competition. The Section ornament of 1938 will be played at Der. Drama news e declamatory contest will be n in the High school Assembly on Day evening february 14, at 7 30 cd. Is Pauline Smith has placed the ram in charge of the thespian to. The following twelve Stu will compete at Orical Harry Olson Joe Mars Louis Hill and Maurice Neverman. Amati Leona Meyer Minerva son Maxino Hills and Lloyd Luh Morous Gates Williams. Ardith  Virgil Hommel and Duane Oeder. Sical selections under the Alrec of miss Ruth Hanson will be gov fore and after the contest. Teb state series have not to War school news on Page 8 Henderson Prairie study holds regular meeting the Henderson Prairie study club met at the Home of . Rudy Ever Man tuesday afternoon february 8. The meeting opened with the entire club singing the farm Bureau the scripture Reading was Given by . Kenneth Kerr. Roll Call was answered by fourteen ladies telling who their favorite president was Washington or Lincoln and Why. Tie main lesson was on children s use of this was discussed by our local leaders . Anderson and Ruth Turner. It was pointed out that children should have an allowance to cover some necessities and some additional Money if possible to spend As they choose. Too Many children grow to maturity and Are not Money educated. The Warden of the Anamosa Penitentiary says that the majority of Young men Are put there because of a desire for easy Many times this can be traced Back to wrong standards in the Home regarding Money and property. A leaflet was also passed out on birthdays and other festivals. This contained suggestions for get together and recipes for birthday cakes and frostings and How to decorate cakes. Florence Schroeder and Anna Swen son members of the Sunshine makers 4-h club showed various ways of decorating tables in patriotic fashion. At the close of the meeting a very delicious luncheon was served by the hostess . Everman. The next meeting will be held at the Home of . De Foley on tuesday March 8. Old Postville residents Pic nicked in Long Beach forty two former Postville residents now living on the West coast gathered for a picnic at Long Beach California last week according to word received by . We. Leui from her Sisters . Mate Welzel and miss Olive Orr who ate spending the Winter in los Angeles. These persons who at one time or another called Postville Home enjoyed a picnic dinner and reminisced on bygone Days spent in the Best town on Bloomfield taxes higher this year Homestead credit deducted these figures Are net this year s tax Levy in Bloomfield township Winneshiek county is somewhat higher than a year ago the Complete list of taxpayers is published herewith. The amount As published below is the total net tax due and has the Homestead credit deducted. Payments May be made in two instalments As in years past and taxpayers will receive one half of the Homestead credit on each payment. Taxpayers Are listed according to school districts and hence you should look through the whole list to determine the full amount of taxes owed. In bringing these tax lists the Herald does not assume responsibility for their accuracy publishing them As they Are supplied us with All due care As to names and figures. Anderson Earl a 10.59 Anderson Marie Luebka. 33.65 Anderson w of. 42.34 Arnold Ambrose. 88.62 Allen Ervin. 18.38 Allen Richard and Robert. 115.22 burling c g and w a. 203.47 Buddenberg h w est. 68.81 Buddenberg Molvin. 7.48 Beckman we a. 25.33 Beckman we and Nora. 48.38 Buddenberg w of. 22.10 Buddenberg w f and Melvln. 90.12 Bodensteiner Henry a. 110.48 Burns marshal. 2.08 Burns m a. 19.48 Behrens Henry. 164.44 Bush l s193.58 Blumhagen Fritz. 109.17 Benjegerdes h a. 28.21 Blumhagen Mabel. 10.69 Benjegerdes f a. 300.03 Boyle Delia. 8.73 Blumhagen Arnod. 12.31 Blumhagen Lloyd a. 11.23 Blumhagen Louis. 3.72 flu Hagen Alvin. 3.24 Blumhagen Henry. 550.52 Benson Ole and Emily. 8.12 Bohr Elizabeth. 5.62 Barthell we. 1-38 Brown Julius .43 Brouillet fred10.63 Bareis Fred. Blumhagen Elmer. 3.00 Bray c a 300 Breitspreche Lyle. 3.00 Caldow Adam est. 209.58 Caldow p a. 21.04 Caldow a. 10-24 Caldow p e and a a. 33,78 continued on Page eight his favorite Story mr., . Aug. Schutte married 40 years ago or. And . August Schutte of this City had almost overlooked the fact that last Friday was the Fortieth anniversary of their wedding Day. But along about supper time they were forcibly reminded of the event when relatives and friends gathered at their Home with baskets of eats to give them a Surprise party. The assemblage after the supper had been disposed of spent the evening at cards and visiting and partook of another repast at Midnight before leaving for their Homes wishing or. And . Schutte Many More pleasant anniversaries of their wedding Day. Those present were or. And . Chas. Weihe or. And . Louis Schutte or. And . Henry Blumhagen or. And . Henry Block or. And . Harry Reinhardt or. And . Fred Miene sr., Fred Schutte Carl Miller . Carl Wilke or. And . Walter Sander and family or. And . Otto Miene and family or. And . Elmer Schutte and family or. And . Helmuth Schutte and family or. And . Walter Schutte and family or. And . Emil Block and family or. And . Fred Miene jr., or. And . Arthur Foels and family. Grand Meadow country club holds Fine meeting the grand Meadow country club held its regular meeting on thursday february 3 at the Home of . Alice Backhaus. The meeting was called to order by the president with sixteen members answering to Roll Call. Visitors for the Day were . Agnes Henkes . J. Johannson . Harvey Christoffer son and . Elbe Christofferson. After the business progressive "500" was played and prizes were won by . Bertha Folsom travelling prize . Evelyn Looney took first honors . Louise Oldag second honors and . Elvira Panncke Consolation. A delicious lunch was then served by the hostess. The annual meeting which is in March will be held at the Home of . Hazel Backhaus. This will be an All Day meeting with election of officers followed by the project lesson which will be up to Date wardrobes for teens and Little studies in american music will also be discussed. N. E. Iowa press Assn. To meet Here on Friday members of the northeastern Towa press association will gather Here Friday for their annual meeting and election of officers. Newspapers of the four northeastern Iowa counties 26 in All Are members of the association which was organized in Postville seven years ago and has always held its annual meeting Here. Fred g. Huebsch Mcgregor is president and Frank Schmitz Ossian is Secretary of the group. A Friday s meetings will be conducted in the rooms Over Louis Schutte s furniture store. John Robinson passes on at his Home on Friday John Robinson aged 64 years a resident of this Community for the past fifteen years and for several years living in North Postville passed away last Friday following a lingering illness. A he is survived by his widow and a son Lester of this City As Well As one daughter . Edmund Levenhagen of near Monona. .���.,. Funeral services were held tuesday at the Weslyan methodist Church in Fayette conducted by the Rev. Or. Dwyer. A number of local people at tended the services. Big four fair society elects its new officers at a meeting is the Board of directors of the big four fair association held a Tyne citizens state Bank on tuesday evening the following officers were elected for the ensuing year president a. C. Marston. Vice president a. M. Gass. Secretary Lloyd Walter. Treasurer of. W. Benjegerdes the Board of directors elected some time ago is composed of h. W. Schroeder e. H. Brandt Mort c. Deering j. L. Gregg Geo. Kohlmann a. S. Bur Dick Lee Folsom Clarence Green Lafe Tague Victor Williams and Jerry Spencer. The dates set for this year s exposition Are september 16 to 18-four solid Days and four solid nights of big free educational exhibits and strictly High class entertainment concerning which latter feature you will find something in another item elsewhere in this Issue. With such a capable corps of officials and competent Board of directors there is absolutely no doubt but this year s exposition will be Way ahead of anything Ever attempted by the society. So begin to plan now to attend this greatest of All county fairs in this Section of Iowa. Celebrates Golden wedding sunday passes on monday or. And . Fred w. Benjegerdes went to Remsen Iowa last Friday to attend the Golden wedding Celebration of or. And . L. H. Schulte which was held on sunday or. Schulte being a half brother of or. Benjegerdes. Monday the folks Back Here received word that or. Schulte had passed away suddenly that morning and that or. And . Benjegerdes will stay Over for the funeral services which Are scheduled to be held today. Our older residents will remember or. Schulte As a Tinner who Learned his Trade from de Stone in the Mott & Mcadam hardware store More than fifty years ago. He had lived at Remsen since leaving Here a half Century ago. Mrs. Louise Kekos passes funeral this afternoon the sincere sympathy of All is extended to or. And . Carl h. Meyer and family of route three Postville in the loss of their daughter and sister . Louise Kekos who passed away at Postville Hospital on monday morning following a Brief illness. The funeral will be held from St. Paul s lutheran Church at two o clock this thursday afternoon Rev. Frederick Ludwig officiating. Interment will be made in the Postville cemetery. Obituary next week. M. C. Deering supervisor is seeking second term m. C. Deering Postville present member of the Alla Makee county Board of supervisors on wednesday announced himself a candidate for reelection to the same office his present term expiring december 31, 1939. Nomination papers for or. Deering were placed in circulation among Republican voters today and Are getting ready signatures from voters who believe that or. Deering has done a splendid work in his first year of service on the Board. Many attend welcoming services for new pastor All services at St. Paul s lutheran Church last sunday were largely attended As the new pastor the Rev. Frederick r. Ludwig was welcomed to the local pastorate. The picnic dinner at noon and the program following gave All an Opportunity to meet Rev. Ludwig and wife. Postville Library reports heavy demand for books the librarian of Postville Library re. Ports 926 books were issued during december. Several new borrowers from neighbouring towns have paid the required fee and Are now enjoying the use of the Library. The Library will be open four Days a week for the next month monday wednesday Friday and saturday from 3 30 to 5 30 p. M. After that either Friday or saturday opening will be discontinued unless the patronage still shows the necessity of retaining both. The librarian and Library Board will Welcome any suggestions for the improvement of Library service. The following children s books will be available at the Library this week adventures of Lappy Cushion Tail Alice All by herself another Here and now Story Book children of the White House the covered Bridge Hester and Timothy lob lie by the fire Mademoiselle misfortune magic show Book Mozart the wonder boy no other White Man roller skates Shen of the sea Robin Hood Robinson Crusoe Cowboy Jimmy three Bird books seeing stars talking leaves the air Pilot the bus Driver the Captain the Farmer the storekeeper. Grand Meadow Community club to sponsor mask Ball the grand Meadow Community club will sponsor a masquerade at Turner Hall on Friday evening february 18. Music will be furnished by Roy Hal Orson s orchestra and the mask Ball starts at 8 30 with Public dancing starting after the unmasking at 10 00. Prizes totalling $21.00 will be awarded As follows $5.00 for Best Over All couple $2.50 for Best gent 2nd prize $1.50 $2.50 for Best lady 2nd prize $1.50 $2.50 for Best comic gent 2nd prize $1.50 $2.50 for Best comic lady. 2nd prize $1.50. Bring your picnic baskets Coffee Cream and sugar will be furnished. Admission to maskers 30c customary prices will prevail for All others. State lumbermen elect j. L. Gregg to trusteeship John l. Gregg local Lumberman was elected As a member of the Board of trustees of the Iowa association of lumber and building material dealers at their annual convention held in Des Moines last week. Harold Jamison of Oelwein is the new president of the group. Over 1500 members and 200 wives attended the convention. All Iowa plans to observe Centennial state wide organization to assist at celebrations every Community in Iowa will have a part in the statewide Celebration of Iowa s territorial Centennial this year according to plans announced by the state committee today As Centennial offices were opened at the state House. First work on the Centennial starts this week with plans for cumulative development of the Celebration program throughout the state through the Spring and summer j. C. Hammond managing director said today. Climax of the statewide Observance will Home at the time of the 1938 Iowa Centennial state fair which will this year devote a major share of its features to the past 100 years of Iowa history. Other highlights of statewide plans thus far outlined by the Centennial committee include local celebrations in each Community in the state featuring its part in the past 100 years of Iowa development. Special Centennial features at virtually All county and District fairs this summer. Centennial projects sponsored by leading state organizations and by local Chambers of Commerce and civic clubs. A speakers Bureau to furnish Centennial speakers to important meetings and celebrations throughout the coming Spring and summer. An Effort to bring Many former Lowans Back to visit the state during j the Centennial year. Advertising of Iowa s resources to the nation in connection with the Centenary. I a state conservation project to Point the lesson of conserving the state s resources in the Light of the past 100 years experience. A state committee of 100 has been appointed to direct the Centennial activities throughout the state and nine distinct directors Are also to be named to oversee Observance of the event in their respective districts. The committee also announced that it will Welcome suggestions from individuals or organizations interested in participating in the Centennia number 15. A. O. Kenyon will address club meeting commercial club members to hear . Worker this evening the regular monthly meeting of the Postville commercial club will be held at masonic Hall this thursday evening starting at 6 30 with a splendid dutch lunch by the refreshment committee. Following the dinner Arnold of Kenyon of Solon Iowa sub District chaplain of acc Camps will address the club with a very interesting talk concerning the educational and moral program of the or. Arnold is from the Camp where Gilbert Sanders of this City is employed and comes highly recommended As a speaker and As a genial gentleman to meet. We Are sure All club members will learn something very much Worth while from his address. After this comes the regular executive session of the club and this part of the program will be More than usually interesting. Following the committee reports there will be the report of a special committee concerning the closing of business houses during the Winter and Spring months. The matter of the Iowa Centennial Celebration will also be presented. And last but not least will be brought up for consideration the annual banquet to the Farmers of the locality by the club. The above matters Are All important and it is hoped there will be a Large attendance of club members present at tonight s meeting to assist in their consideration. The usual smoker and social season will follow the close of the business session. Farmers Coop. Society holds annual meeting forty stockholders of the Postville. Farmers co operative society at Tench de the annual meeting held Iri tuner Hall tuesday and following the very favourable reports of the officers on business transacted last year elected the following men to conduct the business of the society for the coming year president of. W. Benjegerdes. Vice presidents. A. Green. Secretary a. C. Marston. Treasurer a. W. Green directors Erwin Dickman Lee b. Folsom and Frank Reinhardt. Holdover directors Are h. C. Meyer Warner Harris we. F. Baltz Elmer e. Mcmartin John a. Schroeder and Frank of Hangartner. The report of agent Carl c. Sander showed that the society had done a total business of $305,364.41 for the a past year. Of this amount $207,122.36 was for livestock sales and $98,242.05 was for merchandise sales. The total expense of conducting the business amounted to $7,344.98. A dividend of six per cent was paid to the stockholders the past year. Fair Board contracts for big array of free acts officials of the big four fair met tuesday evening of this week and contracted for a great array of free acts for next fall s fair to be secured from the Dewaldo fair booking Agency. Or. D. E. Waldo owner of the booking Agency was present at the meeting and presented a Complete list of attractions available from which the local Board selected eight acts for the Friday and saturday afternoon and evening shows and a Complete change to ten acts for the sunday and monday shows. All Are outstanding attractions several of which Are headliners with the Ringling Barnum circus. The Friday and saturday troupes will come Here from fairs in Wisconsin and those for sunday and monday will come Here direct from the big fair at Wilmar minn., to fill open dates. Obtained at the biggest outlay of Cash Ever attempted Here the fair Board insists on making this year s fair bigger and better than Ever and. Equal to any held in this Section of the state. St. Bridget s Circle entertains at guest meet the members of St. Bridget s Circle held a guest meeting at the rooms Over Louis Schutte s store last wednesday afternoon each member bringing a guest. The group was entertained at cards followed by the serving of a five o clock luncheon.. Harold Rima won High honors at Bridge and . Irene Bush the Low. Prize . Frank d. Rounds received the top prize at "500", while miss Nora. Enright was Given the Low prize in this event -

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