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Postville Herald Newspaper Archives Jan 3 1940, Page 1

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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1940, Postville, Iowa A live newspaper in a live town. Eighth year. Postville Iowa wednesday january 3, 1940. Number 10. Anderson Peak to athletes eing made to bring liar Iowa coach annual event a in Slbil Kluner High school coach -j$$08hlfa Iowa City tuesday af-���rns8sss8 spending the holidays at Mother and also at Edward rider Iowa football coach annual athletes ban a is Kmer. Reports that he Isis spas a Saad Schroeder athletic University for an hour Smjth a or. Schroeder informed a of Zylp coach that at least 200 Husto a i Iid towns want or. Ander-ifa9r5inquets and meetings in Isis schedule for january was a member . Jul f of is Pasket Bau teams when he he is Well acquainted a with a Letic director. Or. Schroe Promise that or. Andersn Mufee Able to come to Post Jav ill Bushes did say that he would a Waite an appearance in northeastern Rio win he is a Remote possibility. A at Sheen Ayube Able to make an a 0j a cd at the present time the Iowa coach #isi�saena,--calif., where he attend Edafae Ros bowl game on new year s its Day Toen Jie returns on january 6 coach Blackmer if he will Bra in trip to Postville. The is thew vent he is Able to come Oue if Refl Schroeder said the University i wpld4i�etto have at least 400 people cd att a Tom banquet. In j f wwtt1 affair is sponsored nth by_0�ikjpmmercial club an attendance of i of guid be easily secured. Hijra Fanderson is unable to speak be in "iherefr1fschroeder promised to Send v i4s i rank Carideo Backfield coach and Jim Harris line coach. They Are also Yery much n the limelight As they s Tolep Sayedjan important part in the Suc Icess Fofe Owa s Hawk eyes this past season a Carideo is a former All i a former amen can from notre Dame. Rate Ini 5 s sche Lac our friends on the acres another Mold property is the subject i of thib Eek s chapter of our friends of the acres it is known As Maple Wood farm located six Miles Northwest of Postville in Bloomfield town a a ship Wuich Shiek county ins it wasps settled in 1851 by the late. Gideon Green Grandfather of e. A Green who is now living on the farm. Nig did preen was farsighted. He Rpu to Ftp boards along with him from i a slopping at Mcgregor 1 Afef 3rpleung the journey by of Artt woks the boards he built the a Rory do origin his log Cabin. In those Jow door of this 1 Type was a Mark 1 test go in Green purchased the farm for a i i soothers and sister. He Opl rated it until his death in 1904. Then we is e w. Green and s. A. Green purchased the property. 1257 acre farm. T0, -,.-�-_-sed some 350 acres in 1904, Buthe an d has been split up and theaby Job Al today Maplewood farm Icove rs257jacres was born october 24, �jtjj871 Ivo to farm and for 68 cons ecu Tiva years is made it his Home. His former Margaret Bollman cd Aughter the late or. And mrs. To is of an. Together they attend a he id red schoolhouse which was locate la mile and half Southwest men farm. They both re Weir first teacher Julia Gar also remember or. W. To Irmer Decorah dentist now Ason City As another of the laches in the Little red to Conover an Pioneer be married november 15, s Union five children were Mph Green of near Ossian l. C. Shepperd of Alberte mrs. H. E. Mcclain of Rehester Green who lives be farm and Kenneth rents the Home farm. Is end same school. P Mother attended the old ouse. So did or. And mrs children and their grand by have two great grand of will probably attend the school. That we i have never had of failure since i be been mar. Green explained writer. It s been pretty tinted on Page eight drives Over 1,100 Miles to spend the holidays h. T. Walker the Rea maintenance manager covered a lot of territory during the Christmas holidays accompanied by his wife and son he drove leisurely to fort Worth Texas to spend Christmas at the Home of his parents and at the Home of mrs. Walker s parents. Mrs. Walker and son remained in fort Worth for a longer visit but or. Walker hurried Back to Postville to return to his work. He left there on tuesday at 11 a. driving approximately 1,100 Miles to Postville. After stopping in Allison for three hours to visit friends he rolled into town wednesday at 2 p. Discounting his Stop at Allison and his stops for gasoline he averaged 50 Miles an hour for the continuous journey. Fire destroys farm Home near Rossville sunday fire razed the Arm Home of Dennis Mitchell a a Rossville sunday morning after an earlier Blaze was believed to have been extinguished at three a. M., Early sunday a Chimney fire caused considerable excitement but the Mitchell family returned to bed when the Chimney had burned itself out. However Sparks evidently ignited some shingles and at nine a. M., Are again broke out. This time it gained so much headway it was impossible to save the Structure. Neighbors carried out everything from the cellar and first floor of the building but All clothes and household goods were destroyed in the upstairs rooms. Skating rink made ready for use of youngsters the town s vacant lots of West Green Street used As a Tennis court in the summer months were flooded Over the week end and the eld spell of weather has finished jts Ai t of the work to make for a Fine skating rink for the youngsters of the Community a for several weeks of the gliding Blades have been using the Carl Welzel Pond for this sport which they can now enjoy closer at hand. 184 boys and girls enrolled in a work participate in various 4-h activities earn prizes in substantial sum a total of 184 boys and girls were enrolled in 4-h clubs in Alla Makee county this year Lyle Jones county club agent reported recently at the annual meeting of the county farm Bureau. Ninety eight boys and girls were engaged in 4-h livestock projects of which seventy seven carried out and completed projects valued at a total of $12,000.00. Seventy club members exhibited at three fairs and achievement shows winning $674.00 in Premium Money not including trips trophies and other special awards. The largest livestock enrolment was in the baby beef club with 54 members. Other popular livestock clubs were As follows Dairy Heifer Market pig Market Lamb Colt and Corn. The 86 girls engaged in girls project work studied second year Home efficiency during the year. Forty seven of the club members were in school and 39 were out of school during the year. The average age of these members was just slightly Over 14 years and they came from 50 different farm Homes in the county. The membership was divided among six organized local clubs which had 83 meetings during the year with a total attendance of 805, or an average of 9.7 club members. Ten local leaders supervised the activities of these clubs. In addition total sales of baby beef calves in the county for 1939 amounted to $5,048.00 which All went to 4-h club members within the county. " Woi if you the my this is Duro do two ? is i r member Oaie Wek in Thermo vie few never oot wove. R ten 0elok/ who soup months and Hue ice in the Man. Froze so Souder  it in Ruf Ril Utheim au6ust that the ice Olav entree a melted Gnu service Ole Aanes passes away funeral held on monday funeral services for Ole Aanes 79, were conducted on new year s Day in the East Clermont Church by the Rev. E. E. Ramsey. Burial was in the East Clermont cemetery. Or. Aanes had been in failing health for several weeks but his condition was not regarded As being serious. A few weeks ago he went to red Wing minn.,. To visit his son or. Aimer Aanes and at that time received medical care in a red Wing Hospital. He returned to his Home near Clermont with his other son Lloyd Aanes and his condition remained about the same until Friday evening when he passed away at 9 30 o clock. Or. Aanes was born june 21, 1860. He was one of the Best known agriculturists in grand Meadow township where he lived his entire life. He is survived by his wife two sons or. Aimer Aanes of red Wing minn., and Lloyd Aanes of near Clermont one daughter mrs. Louis Hovland of near Clermont and one sister mrs. Voiles Helgerson of Canton s. Dak. One son and two daughters preceded him in death. Rea directors hold meeting tuesday night Mcenaney candidate for 4th District congressman Morgan j. Mcenaney Mason City attorney tuesday announced his candidacy for the democratic nomination for Congress from the fourth Iowa District. Born in Waucoma in Fayette county or. Mcenaney later lived. In Cresco and in Chester in Howard county. Or. Mcenaney served Cerro Gordo county As its representative in the Iowa House of representatives a the 47th general Assembly from 1937 to 1939. Nine members of the Alla Makee Clayton electric cooperative Rea Board of directors attended a regular monthly meeting tuesday evening. They discussed plans for the annual meeting of members which will be held March 4. Committees were appointed by president Joel Clark. Steel for the sub station near Postville arrived tuesday and two Large transformers which were broken in shipment have been repaired. Work is progressing rapidly on the substation and when it is completed part of the lines will be energized. Although it is impossible to give a definite Date. For the energizing it is believed it will be within the next week or two. Field engineers Are still doing preliminary Field work on the proposed second Rea project. This information will be sent to Washington d. A when it is available. If it is approved Woi k will begin on the second project in the Spring. Four county soil meeting to be held Here tuesday Floyd Parks four county soils agent of Alla Makiej Clayton Fayette and Winneshiek counties announces that the annual meeting of this association will be held in the basement of the Community presbyterian Church Here in Postville tuesday january 9. This will be an All Day meeting starting promptly at 10 00 a. M., and All co operators in the county soil improvement work of each of the four counties Are urged to attend. Business session of the organization will be held in the Forenoon. Basket dinner will be the procedure during the noon hour and an interesting pro Gram is in order for the afternoon session. Representatives of the Extension service and soil department will be in attendance. North wind pushes the Mercury below Zero residents of Postville and Vicinity have been shivering during the past four Days As a. Cold North wind shoved the Mercury Down to below Zero readings. According to official readings it was 8 below Zero sunday morning 2 below Zero monday 8 below Zero tuesday a and-3 below Zero this highest temperature during the four Days was 10 above Zero. Luana Farmers Creamery holds annual meeting the annual meeting of the Luana Farmers cooperative Creamery was held monday january 1, in Luana s opera House officers elected to serve during 1940 Are As follows presiden Poe Walter. Vice president Lloyd Pearson. Secretary Lester Schulte. President Kenenth j. Kerr. Vice president a. C. treasurer Carl Welzel. J because of the Many family gatherings held on new year s Day the attendance was not As Large As usual Only 60 voting members casting their ballots during the elections for directors. Before the meeting got under Way. County agent Fred c. O Riley showed some talking motion pictures released by the National Dairy Council promoting the use of milk butter cheese and ice Cream As Well As a comic film and also addressed the group concerning the Iowa advertising Campaign of Dairy products. The stockholders approved a motion to serve an Oyster dinner in conjunction with next year s annual meeting at which All Farmers and business men and their families will be the guests of the Creamery As this was done in 1939. Secretary Carl Welzel s report showed that the local Creamery manufactured 870,764 pounds of butter during 1939, and this together with other receipts made the total income for the year $220,012.16. Total operating Cost for the Creamery was $23,740.54, the patrons receiving checks totalling $196,271.62. The average Price received for All butter sold was 24.53 cents the average Cost of manufacturing a Pound of butter was 1.90 cents and the average Price paid patrons per Pound butterfat was 28.03 cents the overrun being 24.46 per cent. The Complete report of the Creamery s business for last year is printed on another Page of today s Herald new editor and manager for Guttenberg press Finley Mcgrew who has been editor and manager of the Guttenberg press for Over four years has purchased the Union at Moravia. He will take Possession this week. He will be succeeded by Charles Millham who has been manager of the Madison Star mail a weekly newspaper at Madison Nebraska. The Guttenberg press is owned and published by g. W. Hunt. Odd Fellows will install new officers on Friday the recently elected officers and the those to be appointed will be installed by Postville Lodge no. 707, i. O. O. F., at their meeting Friday evening. Public Carty party Post Rebekah Lodge no. 48, will sponsor a Public Carty party at the i. O. O. Hall on monday january 8, at 7 30 p. Everybody invited. Bridge and "500." Al married 63 years. What Iowa couple has been married longer than or. And mrs. John Cox of new Sharon the elderly couple on december 17 celebrated their sixty third wedding anniversary. The last 48 years of their married life has been spent on a farm Northeast of that City. Sold 46 pigs thru Herald want ads Henry Larson who lives on route one Postville can testify that want ads placed in the Herald get results. He advertised Stock hogs and gilts for Sale during the season and Over 40 men went to his farm after Reading the ads. He managed to wait on 30 of the buyers but 10 were too late. He sold 28 Stock hogs and 18 gilts. There is no doubt in my mind that i could have sold Many More or. Larson said "1

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