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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1940, Postville, Iowa A live newspaper in a live town. Forty eighth year. Postville Iowa wednesday february 21, 1940. Number 17. Post i he loses overtime tilt to Waterville rough and Tumble Battle Marks end of seasons Home Cage games in an exciting overtime game marked by rough and Tumble playing Waterville noised a out Postville last night 22 to 20/j a it was the last Home game of the season and the pirates tried hard to win but Many of their shots failed to go in. As the game opened the pirates jumped into an Early read and at the end of the first Quarter boasted a 7 to 3 Lead. Waterville rallied in the second Quarter and just before the rest period dropped in a Field goal to tie the score at 9 to 9, the second half produced some of the wildest basketball seen on the local court this season. Waterville had a 17 to 16 Edge going into the last Quarter but in the final minute of the game Postville went ahead 20 to 19, on a Field goal by Dunne Schroe Der. Chapman of Waterville tied the score a few seconds later with a free throw. Then with the score deadlocked Schroeder was fouled with but 10 seconds to play. He missed both free throws and the game went into the overtime period. Neither team came close to scoring for two minutes and 50 seconds. But with Only about 10 seconds remaining Tysland of Waterville took n hurried shot. The Ball rolled around the rim twice then dropped through to give Waterville the game. A in a preliminary game the Postville second team walloped Waterville s second team. 27 to 11. Postville 20 g it p Schroeder f .5 0 2 Marion f .1 0 1 Davenport f .1 1 o Williams c .0 0 0 Bareis c .1 0 4 Gunderson g .,.l 1 o Palmer g .,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.0 0 1 Harris g.0 0 0 9 2 8 Waterville 22 g it p spinner f.2 1 Grangaard t.3 0 3 Fredendall f .0 0 0 Chapman c.1 3 Tysland g .3 0 1 he turn g .,.____.rj 0 1 9 4 7 Sumner wins conference title. Sumner won the upper Iowa conference basketball title Friday by taking its game from Postville 38 to 20. The defeat put Postville in fifth place in the standing. W pet. Sumner. 5 0 1.000 Fayette. 5 2 .714 West Union. 3 2 .600 Monona. 2 4 .333 Postville. 1 4 .200 Maynard. .1 5 .167 the pirates play the last scheduled game of the season at West Union a conference tilt Friday night. Meets Friend for first time since world War Kenneth Sanders renewed acquaintance Friday with a Friend he had t seen for 22 years. It was during the world War that or. Sanders was at a Madison wis., training Camp. One of the members of the company was w. K. Dietrich of Orchard. They drilled together for Many weeks but before crossing the Atlantic Ocean they were separated. I had t seen him since 1918," or. Sanders stated. But Friday when he walked into the store i recognized him the two world War buddies had an interesting talk reviewing Many incidents which occurred when they were together. They also talked Over some of their experiences in Europe. Former resident sends books for the Library mrs. S. C. Baily librarian received a letter last week from Louis n. Ras Musen of Orlando Florida a former Postville resident who explained that he was sending two books to the local Library. They Are novels by Walter Noble Burns he writes. Both Are stories of the old Southwest when the six shooter was Law. Tombstone and the Saga of Billy the kid Are historical and reasonably authentic. I Hope that Postville people will enjoy Reading them. A recent movie the Frontier Marsha was taken in part from the Story Tombstone " Postville will play in tournament at Mcgregor members of the Postville High school basketball squad will go to Mcgregor next week to play in the state sectional tournament. They will face Monona in the first round wednesday february 28, at 10 00 p. M. The pirates have played Monona twice during the season losing the first game and winning the second. Four class a teams and nine class b schools will take part in the tournament. Jersey breeders to show Here meeting to plan show will be held february 29 Jersey men of Alla Makee county will be interested in knowing that a meeting of the Northeast District will be held at Shutte Hall Postville thursday february 29, at 10 30 a. M. This meeting is called for the purpose of discussing important topics of interest to everyone regarding Jersey Dairy cattle. One of the major topics to be taken under consideration at this meeting will be making arrangements for the Northeast Iowa Jersey Parish show to be held at Postville during Early summer. Anyone interested in the Jersey Breed of cattle should attend this meeting. Alla Makee county s new courthouse the new Alla Makee county courthouse constructed at an expense of 5210,000.00, was inhabited last week by county officials for the first time. As soon As additional shelving arrives All records will be transferred to the new building. Some of they records have already been transferred. There Are four stories to the building including the basement where the offices of the county superintendent county Engineer county nurse and the emergency Relief Are located. Here also is a Large room opposite the county superintendent s office at the South end of the building that will be used meetings and the like. On the main floor is the old age assistance office at the left of the main Entrance. In the Southeast Corner the treasurer s office is. Located with the Board of supervisors room at the South end and the auditor s office in the Southwest Corner. In the Northwest Corner is the recorder s office and at the North end the clerk s office. At the right of the front Entrance is a room unassigned and directly North of this is the sheriff s office. The court room county attorney s office judge s room court reporter s room Law Library jury rooms etc., Are located on the third floor and on the fourth floor is the sheriff s living quarters and the jail. Cut by Courtesty the Democrat. Yesterday today tomorrow d Charlotte Meier marries George a. Fenton today miss Charlotte Meier daughter of or. And mrs. H. W. Meier of Postville and George a. Fenton of Des Moines son of mrs. M. J. Fenton of Mountain Iron minn., were married at High noon today in the Home of the Bride s parents. The Rev. E. Kay Fenton of Mountain Iron brother of the bridegroom officiated at the double ring ceremony. Attendants were miss Catherine Staadt and Wyatt Fenton of St. Louis mo., a brother of the bridegroom. Following the ceremony a wedding dinner was served the bridal party and their immediate families at the Meier Home. The couple will be at Home on a farm near Des Moines after March i. They will take a Short honeymoon before going to their new Home. The former miss Meier is a graduate of Postville High school and for the past several years has been a Saleslady at the Luhman & Sanders store. Or. Fenton attended Cornell University at Ithaca new York. Fisher foils two alleged bad Check artists Here two alleged bad Check artists who passed forged checks in Elkader and Strawberry Point were believed to have been in Postville last week. At the j. F. Fisher service station they purchased two bottles of pop asked for Blank checks on the two Postville Banks and then presented a $4.10 Check on an Elkader Bank. As the name of the Bank had been scratched out and another written in or. Fisher was sceptical. The men appeared nervous he said and asked where the Public school was located. Some Rural teachers owe us Money and we want to be sure to have Blank checks with us when we Call on them one of the men explained. Or. Fisher refused the Check offered him and the men hastily paid him ten cents for their pop and disappeared. Their car carried Linn county License plates on it. January butterfat Price is higher than in 1939 patrons of the Postville Farmers cooperative Creamery co., will receive 37 cents per Pound for butterfat delivered by them in january an increase of nine cents a Pound Over the Price of a year ago according to the action taken by the Board of directors at their monthly meeting tuesday. In january 1939 a total of 59,148 lbs. Of butter was produced from 47,538 lbs. Of butterfat. The Creamery report for january of this year shows 66,018 lbs. Of butter being produced from 53,041 lbs. Of butterfat. Symphony orchestra will be at Decorah thursday the 90-piece Minneapolis symphony orchestra under the direction of Dimytri Mitropoulos will play a concert thursday evening at the c. K. Preus gymnasium at Decorah. A crowd of 1,800 concert goers will be in attendance according to Advance ticket sales. Works of Dvorak Tschaikowsky Dukas Bach and Charpentier Are to be played on the program sponsored by the. Lectures and entertainment committee of Luther College prof. Theodore Holty Nickel chairman the Minneapolis symphony will make Only three other appearances in Iowa on their present tour. Several members of a Milwaukee Railroad Crew repaired the crossing on Highway 51, just North of the business District Friday morning traffic was detoured a Block West while the repair work was being done. Ohloff s honoured monday by Public school people or. And mrs has. H. Ohloff were the honoured guests monday evening at a party sponsored by the Postville Independent school District Board and their wives and the faculty members and their wives a four course dinner was prepared under the direction of miss Pearl Rob bins by 12 members of her homemaking class and also served by the class who had the homemaking room decorated in old colonial style. The girls were dressed in old colonial costumes serving dinner by Candle Light. Thirty eight people were present. Entertainment was provided by members of the homemaking class. Murtis Gordanier and Marilyn Heins waltzed to the Blue Danube and a sex Tette Sang the Sweet Bell by Mozart. Members of the sex Tette were Pearl schult2, Kathleen Looney Barbara Brainard Marilyn Heins Murtis Gordanier Gloria Erickson. The two hostesses were Betty Ann Meier and Irene Kamp. Other members of the class Are Ivanelle Rose Vivian Flack Delores Martins and Yvonne Gisleson. At the conclusion of the dinner the faculty took charge of the party. Miss Wilma Trumbu presented or. Ohloff with a farm Book feeds and feeding on behalf of the faculty and e. C. Marston represented the school Board giving him a Long handled shovel. Or. Ohloff responded thanking them for the gifts and invited everyone to visit the Ohloff farm where or. And mrs. Ohloff will move after March 1. The evening was spent in playing games. Or. Ohloff recently resigned As janitor of the school after 14 years of service. Large attendance at the e. E. Owen farm Sale in spite of a Snow storm a Large crowd attended the Public auction Sale on the Eugene e. Owen farm at Frank Ville monday. Bidding was Good and auctioneers. Waters & Thompson received the following top prices $122 for the Best horse $62 for the High cow $455 for a used tractor $72 for a used cultivator. W. A. Kneeland who clerked the Sale for the Postville state Bank reports that approximately $2,800 was realized. It was the fifth auction to be held on the farm by or. Owen. A a Herman Schutta is hired As janitor of schools at a special meeting of the Postville Independent school District Board on thursday evening Herman Schutta was hired As janitor of the schools until july 1 of this year. He will succeed Chas h. Ohloff who resigned january 22, after serving As janitor of the school for 14 years. Or. Ohloff s resignation does not become effective until March 1, when a or. Schutta will assume his new duties. As or. Ohloff s contract would not have expired until july 1/ or. Schutta will serve until that Date. Mrs. Gus Miller purchases Gilbert Stockman garage the Gilbert Stockman garage building which has been unoccupied since or. Stockman abandoned it for a farm near West Union was sold Friday to mrs. Gus Miller. Her husband will take Possession March 1, when he will move his plumbing and heating business and equipment to the , he plans on making several improvements in the building one of which will be the installation of a new Furnace. A the transaction was handled by or. S t. Humphrey 1 Herald installs latest style automatic press a High Speed automatic Job press of the latest Type was installed at the Postville Herald Friday afternoon to provide More adequate facilities for the commercial printing department. The new press the Webendorfer Little giant is capable of printing 3,600 impressions an hour on All classes of commercial printing and takes a Sheet of paper or cardboard from 3x5 inches to 12x18 inches. As the Herald is the first newspaper in the state of Iowa to install the new Little giant Many publishers from adjoining towns in this Section of the state visited the office since its installation to see it in operation. The first Job to be printed on the new press is a seed Catalon issued annually by Hall Roberts son. This Catalon consists of 16 pages. A total of 25,000 Are being printed. Four Page. Is Are printed in each run making a total of 100,000 impressions for the entire Job. Five Job shops in Iowa have thus far installed the press since it was put on the Market. In the East Many of the metropolitan print shops have installed the Little giant and report that it is the finest press obtainable. Local relatives attend funeral of Monona Man funeral services were held sunday at Monona for Walter Thompson who passed away thursday at new Hampton. Or. Thompson was Well known in this Vicinity. He had been a Rural mail Carrier for 20 years at Monona and was prominent in american legion affairs. He is survived by his wife the former Emma Honn daughter of the late Henry Honn of Postville. Among those attending the funeral sunday were or. And mrs. Luver c. Schultz mrs. L. H. Schroeder. Fred Shutte or. And mrs. Helmuth Meyer or. And mrs. Eldo Gericke or. And mrs. Ben Krambeer or. And mrs. A no Shutte mrs. Irene Helgerson or. And mrs. Eldo Shutte All of Postville and or. And mrs. Emmet Shutte mrs. Eda Kamin or. And mrs. Willard a min Henry Schroeder and or. And mrs. Lyle Engelhardt All of Luana. Home buying helps Postville merchants have a message on Page 2 today Rea lines to be energized by saturday All farms in original setup save 30 Miles Are now obtaining current / Kermit James project superintendent announced monday afternoon that All construction work had been completed by Rea employees and All primary lines in Alla Makee Clayton and Fayette counties will be energized by saturday a Tota Fot 199% Miles of line will serve 450 farms. Only 30 Miles of the line is not energized at the present time but or. James said electricity would be available on All lines this week end. By May 1, an additional 50 farms will be wired for electricity making a total of 500 farms for the project he stated. Nothing has been Learned from Washington d. A on the proposed second project. If it is approved As it was submitted another 284 Miles of line will be constructed this fall. Jessie Schultz married to Leslie Smith at Luana Trade at Home with Home town merchants i this All important request is again made this week by Postville business men who Are uniting in an Effort to increase patronage at local stores. On Page two of this Issue of the Herald appears a Large advertisement which cites the reasons people in this trading territory should support Postville merchants. It is one of a series of Booster ads which will appear each month in the Herald. I know i can depend upon merchandise i buy in Postville because our merchants stand behind their products two housewives were overheard saying while discussing shopping the other Day. Housewives know Postville merchants can t stay in business Long if they Don t handle Quality merchandise at the right Price and they also know local merchants Are right Here at hand to make Good any defective articles that might show up in their Stock. Your Postville merchant is right on the Job to see that you Are satisfied for he depends upon you alone for his livelihood. All he asks is that you visit his store first. By our Luana correspondent miss Jessie Schultz youngest daughter of or. And mrs. William Schultz of Luana and Leslie Smith son of mrs. Carrie Smith of Hardin were married wednesday february 14, at 11 00 a. M. In St. John s evangelical lutheran Church at Luana. The Rev. Paul Adix performed the ceremony. Attendants for the Young couple were miss Delpha Mae Hagensick a Cousin of the Bride and Wayne Chamberlain a Cousin of the bridegroom. Mrs. Paul Adix played the wedding March. The Bride wore a Mist Pink Street length gown with a shoulder Corsage of Pink Sweet peas and roses. Her attendant wore an Olive Green dress with a shoulder Corsage of Orchid Sweet peas and roses. The bridegroom and his attendant wore dark suits. A the former miss Schultz was graduated from Luana High school with the class of 1939. At noon a wedding dinner was served in the Home of the Bride s parents to immediate relatives. Guests were mrs. Carrie Smith Mother of the bridegroom his Grandfather c. P. Smith his Niece Nola Enyart mrs. Radloff grandmother of the Bride or. And mrs. Malin Schultz and Jerome the Bride s brother and family or. And mrs. William Schultz the Bride s parents miss Cleva Schultz the Bride s sister also the Rev. And mrs. Adix. The newlyweds will live on the Smith farm near Hardin. Swanee River will be feature at Iris theatre remember the Snow storm on january 14? manager Lloyd e. Palmer closed the ins theatre the first sunday in the history of the theatre. Strangely enough the picture he had booked for that sunday and monday was barring another record blizzard remember will be shown thursday Friday. And saturday february 22, 23 and 24. Greer Garson Robert Taylor and Lew Ayres will be seen in the leading roles. I on sunday and monday Swanee River will be seen. The stars of the picture Are Don Ameche Andrea Leeds Jolson and Chick Chandler. It is a stirring drama of the great love that put. America s Joys and sorrows to another double show will be seen tuesday and wednesday. The first picture on the Bill will be the dead end kids on dress the Saga of death Valley starring Ray Rogers completes the double show. School election will be held monday March 11 electors of the Postville Independent school District will have the privilege of exercising their right of franchise monday March 11, when the annual school election will be held. One director will be elected to succeed f. H. Luhman and a treasurer will be elected to succeed w. A. Knee land. All candidates must file for the election by saturday noon March 2. Famous choir to appear Here or. Noel j. Logan. When the University of Dubuque s a Cappella choir sings in Postville on tuesday March 5, or. Noel j. Logan will be the director. He is the organizer of this famous group. The concert will be sponsored by the Community presbyterian Church the United Brethren churches of Postille Cas Talia and Forest Mills and the presbyterian Church of Frankville

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