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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - February 11, 1926, Postville, Iowa Postville a live newspaper in a live town thirty fourth year Postville Iowa thursday february 11, 1926 number 14 Stville i licks Luana 16 is score h climes won and Only one lust is the glorious record to this Date. At Orville Here saturday night in girls team is reputed to be the nest in the county he modern history class has been dying about the Industrial Rovo-011 and inventions of the eighth centuries. The class was allow three minutes to write Down the is of As Many modern inventions they could think of. One member he class succeeded in naming six inventions including everything i Robert Fulton s Steamboat to present Day radio he English literature class has h studying scotch poetry parties a that of Robert Burns. Since h of Burn s poetry has been set usie the class is to enjoy a Musi program composed of the follow records Onnie Burns. A wort thou Iii the could last Robert Burns. Uld Lang syne Robert Burns qty hearts in the Burns i cd lomond.__01d scotch song e girls tournament at Waukon. Ast Friday afternoon the Postville s basketball team went to Wauk meet the three county teams of Ukon Lansing and new Albin in ornament. The coaches of the 1 Drew names to sen which teams id play opposite each other the t night. Waukon and new Albin e first schools to play. Their game edit a tie 21-21. The teams were wed another five minutes of play cide the game. Waukon won by Points. The next girls game was de Between Lansing and Postville. A Weich and Dorothy Deering play forwards May Wherry and Leah Ter Pilgrim jump Center and Ruby Martens Side or. At the end of the first half score was 9-8 in our favor. At the a of the third Quarter the game tied 10-10, and in the last Quad Lansing True several baskets cd made the game end in their in with a score of 23-12. The third e of the series was played been Postville and new Albin. Post had practically the same line up n the first game except that Amyer played Side Center part of the e. The game was an easy one for Tville and ended in our favor with Ore of 29-6. The last game of the is was played Between Lansing Waukon and ended in a Victory Lansing. Lansing won the Champ hip for the girls teams in the to and Waukon boys won the lion ship for the boys Tournut. E pupils of the third Grade have i finished their three bears e. It is a two Story colonial House c with Green shutters and roof windows Are made of trans Par paper. The Wall paper is Buff an Orange stick print Border and furniture is of Brown construct paper. The curtains table cover bedspreads Are also of by ii with print Borders. Pictures clock room Are also the children s work. The three bears bowls and is Are made of Clay. The children y rearranging the Interior almost Day. At Luana. Stville continued her winning k saturday night by defeating a on Luana s floor. The game was from Start to finish and although Ville kept the Lead most of the a Luana was a constant threat her Long shots. Ana made the first Basket and it ions took on a rather solemn it As it seemed that our winning Dation had begun to crumble. On ext tip off Deering took the Ball tried a plunge through Center h failed but Luana fouled Lor no giving Irving two throws the free throw line which he timing the score at 2. Postville stepped into a 9-2 Lead but la started a string of Long shots h brought them to a 9-9 tie As list half ended. E second half saw Postville again e Lead but Luana again wed the  Peterson was fouled and in his throws from the free throw line the one necessary Point which Postville in front and decided ame As the. Second half ended the score 16-15. Is Victory gives Postville a stand of eight wins to one loss. Let s Oost for another Victory when die plays Waterville on the floor saturday night e economics class serves Tea. E class in cooking ii served a wednesday afternoon february t 1 15. Each member of the class d two Guesta Jeanette Bloxham As hostess and seated at the i poured the Tea in the presence e guests. The Tea was then Pas 0 the guests by the maids Gret Hangartner Geneva Ohloff and Otte Meier. Lemon Cream and. Coconut. Sweetmeats and Sand s in Dainty baskets were also d by the maids. This Tea was the service of the cooking class 11 1 proved to be a Del a Toul ser 0 the students As Well As to the chime a one act play will be by the students of the High 1 is Friday afternoon Sorrels have invited Dolly be and Ted Owen an engaged c to spend a week with them and Ted have had a disagree and each is unaware of the fact be other has been invited. How Are finally brought together is n a most delightful Way in the of this Little comedy. Sophomore manual training a Albert Zieman of grand Meadow is hauling Stone. He is getting ready to build a new,.-House in the Spring. Fritz Feier died saturday evening at lob Rock following his wife to the g4ij#e, As her death occurred january 23. Emilie Walther a sister of mrs. Chas. , was Here Lor a visit for several Days. Her Home is in Elkader but at present she is employed As clerk in St. Olaf. Last sunday Central Nebraska Northern Missouri and Southern Iowa were visited by a fierce Snow storm. From 14 to 16 inches of Snow fell and traffic was held up everywhere. This Spring w. C. Mcneil will move onto a psf farm near Monona known As the is Watkins place. He has bought an adjoining Timber farm and will erect a Sawmill and Cut 100,000 feet of lumber. Emma Wagner spent several Days at the Rudolph Meyer farm near Ridgeway. The daughter Elsie Meyer was married to Joseph Johmson. Or. And mrs. R. F. Hecker also attended the wedding. To hts i ext meeting of the vill be hold thursday february of with mrs. We. Schroeder on the Roberts farm. The ladies will assemble at the l. H. Schroeder Home and leave at one o clock. Rev. E. Bockelman has been asked to deliver a series of lectures to the students and candidates of the theological Seminary of the lutheran Gen eral Synod at Atchinson Kansas. He has agreed to do this after easter. The Hospital and Bath establish ment at Prairie Duchien run by Rathburn Rowley and Kluss is now less one member of the firm. Doctor Rowley has stepped out. His place in the operating room will be taken by specialists from Chicago Madison and Lacrosse. The Cro Kinole club has had Many merry pm ties this Winter but the Best of them All was the last one held at a Rte Home of James Perry at the Burlington depot. It was a poverty a party and the guests All came attired in their working clothes. The prize a Fine Jack knife was won by Fritz Welzel. Big masonic Joy fest thursday feb. 18. On thursday evening february 18, there will be a big fraternal feast at Singer Hall Postville when the Brethren of brotherly love Lodge no. 204, their wives and sweethearts will assemble at b 30 to partake of an elaborate dinner following which comes a season of sociability and cards. Don t miss it. Postville has every reason to be pleased because of its position in the Road building plans now settled upon by our Highway commission and Federal authorities. We Are to have two Federal roads. What is now number 19 will be Federal Highway no. 18 what is now no. 20 will be Federal Highway no. 53. No. 18 is a trans Continental East and West Road. The Bridge is almost certain to be built across the Mississippi River at Mcgregor. The state of Wisconsin has already appropriated the Money with which to build the East half of such a Bridge. Iowa will surely in likewise. No. 53 will come from of the twin cities by the Way of Decorah and Calmar extending South by Way of Guttenberg and Dubuque. Here is Postville s Opportunity. We ire practically in the Corner of four counties. We Are the Best town in any the Herald is chosen official county paper. The following Good news is wafted to the Herald and the people of this Section of Alla Makee in the letter below Waukon Iowa feb. 10, 1925 f. W. Hughes pub., the Postville Herald Postville Iowa. Dear sir at the meeting of the Board of supervisors held on february 5, 1926, your paper was chosen As one of the official papers of the county for 1926. Proceedings of the Board and the list of claims allowed will be mailed to you after each session for publication. Very truly John h. Palmer county auditor. Auto into ditch on primary Road no. 51 the icy conditions of the roads of late has been making Auto travel a bit treacherous especially on no. 51 Between Here and Waukon. As is Well known this Road abounds in twists and turns and numerous High embankments that Are not protected by guard rails and hence when a car starts to slip it is going Over into the ditch unless the Driver has the Good Fortune to get himself out of the on sunday afternoon last or. And mrs. J. M. Thoma mrs. Lloyd Palmer and baby mrs. Jack Casten and Fred Orr started for Lansing in the former s Chevrolet. Everything went Well until they endeavoured to get out of a rut below the Alla Makee ice Cave close to the Ralph Bachtel farm. As the car got out of the rut it started to slip toward the Edge of the dump and seeing he could not Stop it j. M. Killed his engine just before the car struck the Ridge of Snow left by the Alla Makee plow and went off the dump on its Side with All inside. Fred was the first Man out and helped get All the others out through a Hole in the top and we Are glad to state none were injured in the least though of course they were pretty much frightened. Elrie Ruckdaschel of this City homeward bound from Waukon happened along with his car shortly. He endeavoured to get help from the Ralph Bachtel farm but finding no one at Home came Back and picked up the ladies and brought them to town and dispatched John c. Hecker and his truck to the scene of the wreck. In the meantime Clarence Hoth and his sister Enro Ute to Waukon of these counties with the exception Ime along and picked up Fred Orr of to Civ county seats and Only two a took him along Home. A Bunch of such county seats will be reached by these highways. Every organization in Postville should Busy itself in a Union of All interests which will place us in a position to profit by this situation. A tourists Park will be a needed and profitable establishment. It should be equipped with every convenience for the traveler. A custodian should be employed and a service charge collected. With such an inst ution in operation Postville will find its business increased to an extent that will make the needed investment most profitable. Talking about it will get us nowhere. The situation Calls for action. The commercial club should Lead off in getting this project under Way but every citizen of our town can and should take an Active and helpful interest. The i own Council should be encouraged to do All that is possible to put us in a position to enjoy the credit and profit which will follow an intelligent use of this Opportunity. Contributed. St. Paul s Luth. Church notes. Rev. E. T. Finck pastor. Sunday february 14th. 10 00 a. M. Graded sunday school and Bible school for everybody. 11 00 a. M. Chief service with Serr Mon in the German language spec-1 music by the choir. 7 45 p. M. Vesper service in the English language. Sermon and special vocal and instrumental numbers. There will be no lenten services this week As the pastor will be absent from Home. Commencing with wednesday february 24th, however we shall again have special lenten services every wednesday until easter. At 10 30 a. M. We shall have German services and at 7 45 p. M. Devotions in the English language. We urge All people to a proper Observance of Lent and most cordially invite you to the services of our Church. Endeavor to be present at each and every service and you will surely derive a Blessing. Choir rehearsals will be held immediately after the wednesday night services. The Junior catechetical class will continue to meet at the parsonage every thursday evening at 6 30 o clock the women s missionary society will have a special meeting at the parsonage Friday evening february 19th. Community Church notes. St. Bridget s Church mass with Sermon on sunday at 10 30 a. M. I visitors Are. Always Welcome. Rev. P. Hogan pastor r. Franklin Galloway pastor meetings in the school building morning ?0 30 sunday school l by a. M. The pastor s morning Sermon sub of it will be. What is your religion Worth the Junior congregation will meet at the Home of or. And mrs a Ter service. At the midweek service held at the Home of or. And mrs. Carl Holter wednesday evening the pastor began a series of studies of the prophets of i he meeting next wednes Day will be at the manae. Of the Farmers in that Vicinity also noted the wreck and came Over with teams and ropes and had the car Back in the Road in Short order and waited the arrival of or. Hecker who towed tiie car Back to town. A broken Bow and a Hole in the top were the most serious results of the disaster which might easily have been attended with More serious consequences. Carl Reed succeeds judge j. B. Cooney. Des Moines la., feb. 10-Carl w. Reed of Crosco today was appointed by gov. Han Mill As judge of the 13th District court to take the place of James a Cooney resigned. The appointment is effective March 1. The new judge is 53 years old and has been a practising attorney at Cresco Ever since his graduation from the College of Law of the univer Ity of Minnesota in 1896. He has served in two sessions of the legislature As a senator from the 42nd District. Judge Reed is a son of the late Henry Thomas Reed who was a judge of the u. S. District court of Northern Iowa and who also served it one time in the general Assembly. He has served As City solicitor of Cresco and also As county attorney of Howard county. He is a Republican. A Phe nuptial Shaver Fos mrs. Tillie Swenson. The Home of mrs. Tillie Swenson of this City was the scene monday afternoon of a very Happy occasion when thirteen of the lady friends of mrs. Swenson came in at about eleven o clock As full of Good cheer As their numerous baskets were of Choice eats and proceeded to spread a most delightful dinner. The feast was followed by a Brief social season after which the guest departed leaving behind sundry remembrances and Many Good wishes. Those present were mesdames Chris Ruckdaschel Henry Kahle aug. Kugel Harold Landsgaard Walter Ruckdaschel Fred Heusman Henry Ostlie de Oldag Dan Mcneil sr., w. J. Clark. F. H. Pleister Amos Ames and miss Louise Kugel. Farewell Surprise for or. & mrs. Welzel. Falling tree badly hurts f. Bloxham no Bones Are broken but he suffers terribly from his injuries. Expected to recover. Monday Forenoon Frank Bloxham of this City narrowly escaped with his life while engaged in Felling Timber on the r. F. Hecker Miles North of town when a tree about two feet in diameter slipped off the stump in falling and Frank was struck in the Mackby one of the branches hurled to the ground and received injuries that will Lay him up for some time. He and we. Barrels also of this City who have been working together cutting Down Trees to be worked up into Timber on the Hecker farm had just finished sawing off a huge tree fully two feet through at the butt. As the tree started to fall they noticed it was going to fall in a different direction from that which they anticipated so both made hurried moves to get out of harm s Way by changing their positions. Or. Barrels got in the Clear in Good shape As would also or. Bloxham had he not slipped and fell for just As he was getting up the tree took a shoot off the stump and one of the branches caught Frank in the Back and hurled him violently to the ground but fortunately did not pin him beneath. As soon As the tree had settled or. Barrels hurried to Frank s assistance and found him apparently unconscious it was some minutes before he came to sufficiently to Tell where he was Hurt. Covering him As Best he could with the surplus clothing that had been Laid aside Bill started a Cross the Fields to the farm House almost a mile Distant for help and running most of the Way was almost winded when he reached the steel Home but managed to Tell them to phone Schmidt s Hospital and with or. Steel and his team were soon Back to wher9 the injured Man Lay. They picked him up and put him in the sled Frank being unable to move either arms or legs at the time and was suffering terribly from the injury to his Back. They brought him to the hos Pital in record time where a close physical examination failed to reveal any fractures but internal injuries were feared As. The injured Man suffered severely from pains in his Back and sides. At this writing wednesday afternoon no evidence of serious internal injury has developed though the patient is still in considerable pain and unless something unforeseen develops it is probable he will be out again in due time and with the family and Many friends of or. Bloxham we sincerely Hope that he May continue on the Road to recovery. Or. Barrels was so Unstrung by the Accident he was unable to work any More monday. Or. Hecker says the tree must have fallen most viciously As it did not strike the ground within fifteen feet of the stump and at that Point the butt of the tree buried itself in the ground. Council proceedings. Regular meeting of the town Council of the incorporated town of Postville Iowa held february 5, 1926. Councilmen All present except John l. Gregg w. J. Hanks mayor presiding. The following Bills of account were allowed and ordered paid. General fund. F. W. Hughes printing 10.19 g. A. Brooks salary & expense 102.60 l. A. Bellows salary and supplies __________________105.90 de f. Schroeder supplies for fire department 21.16 l. O. Beucher town Seal Louis Schlee labor Edna Wherry typewriting interstate Power co., Siren charge water works fund. De Nelson labor interstate Power co., pumping minimum 75.00 Hall Roberts son Coal 10.70 United Iron works inc., pump leathers Casten Bros Oil Postville lumber co., lumber. Street fund. Louis l. Hill supplies e. P. Durno supplies & labor. Werner m. Harris labor Frank b. Bloxham labor Light fund. Interstate Power co Light for streets ___________________142.12 License to sell milk issued to de Poesch. On motion Council adjourned. William Shepherd town clerk w. A Hanks mayor 5.15 2.45 4.05 5.00 8.50 7.45 1.80 5.10 3.05 x0.15 1.70 7.60 goes to California. A Bevy of the neighbors and friends of or. And mrs. Conrad Welzel dropped in on them last sunday evening to give them a Farewell Surprise before they moved from their farm Home to take up their residence in Postville. The visitors came with baskets loaded with Good things to eat and after partaking of a Bountiful six o clock picnic supper passed the evening hours happily in a social Way. Those present were or. And mrs. A. J. H. Schultz or. And mrs. Henry Busacker miss Lizzie Jacobs or. And mrs. Joe Duwe Carl Madaus Carl Schultz or. And mrs. Lawrence Reinhardit or. And mrs. Harold Landsgaard or and mrs. Fred Heusman or. And mrs. Walter Ruckdaschel Pailine and Harvey seb Ultz. Mrs. Nora Jorgenson Postville s popular music teacher left last saturday with her husband doctor g. E. Jorgenson for los Angeles California where they will spend the remainder of the Winter. While they Are in the coast City mrs. Jorgenson will enter the University of Southern California to take some special research a work in teaching of music to Young children a Branch of work in which. She has proven herself especially Able. Mrs. Jorgenson is also booked to play for radio broadcast Over station Knox at Hollywood on March 16th. The Jorge sons expect to return about april 1st at which time mrs. Jorgenson will resume her Postville class in music. Masquerade Ball. At the Elgin opera House Friday evening february 19th. Music by the Peacock orchestra a red hot eight piece band

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