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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - January 6, 1921, Postville, Iowa A live newspaper in a live two _ Liki to ninth year to Postville to a thursday. January 6, 1921 number 10 it Ute next week affair to be staged Ite next monday land. A Dnn rid by Lis rib in read life for Institute staged acc turn Etc rfcs of. 8,e, the first three Days Jan 40-1m2.by i gift exhibit Are Sutea iii cnsh.-, by of Jex Bitts t after atm demonstration some miss Sutter of january 11 fore upon judging Gont a Avi exhibits afternoon to n of big four of officers. A. A. Hauberk a Rex Beresford i a evening pillar program school glee. Club 9chool orchestra a january 12 of Forenoon  Farmer of tomorrow a. Hauser afternoon ii bakery goods Beresford evening glub banquet Jherald rules. Ries must be delivered Rah Pendents on monday Kiibits must have been a biters during season of it Skee Clayton Fayette counties. Zor car. Make More in any one class. Rivait can be entered in class. will be allowed from one farm. Rain and seed exhibits in clean Grain sacks to no Marks or initials Snag ement reserves the " any. Necessary changes Taj fist and to interpret scions that. May arise contest. B be Given for ,-2d and All classes. Corn " 10 ears yellow Corn r. $7.50,. A p. Durjo of Hinr  $2.60, h. To. Innit Tco a to Bis 80x3%, of a of a i i pc 25ivoigar8, a wit a j f t 1 to ears of Corn other mite or yell a. Of / Fety razor $4.00, the term Acy. I Fountain pen $2.75, Trade in one visit the erj3hop. .10 ears other White or yellow pier $7.00, Schroeder her tuba 30x3%. Cen it 50 cigars Thoma Bros it single ear of any variety. P. Every. 3ash."other half Bushel Barley. 1. $150 in Trade Wra Kukelka. 2. $1.00 in Cash. 3. 50c in peek Mammoth red Clover. 1. ,�3.00 in tade Louis Schutte. 2. $1,00 in Cash 3. 60c in Peck medium red Clover. La one sack Cotton seed meal Hall Roberts son. I 2i $1.00 in Cash. 3. 60c in Cash. Best Peck alike Clover. 1. One Box Candy the Palm. 2. $1.00 in Cash. 3. 60c in Cash. Vegetables. Best Peck Early potatoes. $1.00 in Cash. 50c in Cash. A. Best Peck late potatoes. $1.00 in ca9h. 50c in Cash., Best Peck turnips. $1.00 in Cash. V ,50c in Cash.,. Best Peck table beets. $1.00 in Cash. 60c in Cash. 1 Best Peck table carrots. $1.00 in a Ash. 50c in Cash. Lest Rywk red onions. V $1.00 in Cash.60c in Cash a Best Peck White onions. Si.00 in Cash. .60c in Cash. Judging contest. $20 donated by the citizens and Postville state Banks to be divided -$10 2nd-$7 3rd-$3. De Green offers a prize of $2.50 for contestant making hip Hept r in beef cattle and if Winner is from Winneshiek county will double it. R. F. Williams offers a prize of $2.50,and if. Winner is from Clayton county will double it. I boys and girls livestock judging " contest at big four. Five classes of livestock will be judged and placed horses Dairy cattle beef cattle hogs and  general rules. 1. Any boy or girl in Alla Makee Clayton a Fayette or Winneshiek counties i Between .10 and.19 years of age who has not had a regular agricultural course is eligible to this contest. A 2. Each contestant should Titer his name with the superintendent who will give him a number. Thi Only identification Mark allowed on the paper papers with names Wilt . 3. Each contestant will place the classes and write Brief reasons for his placings. Twenty minutes will be allowed to each class. 4. Contestants will not be allowed to talk with each Yohei or to outsiders contest or refer to boo or papers. Failure to comply with this Rule will to sufficient reason to bar. A contestant. A v. " / 5. In the final grading placing shall be considered Worth 60 Points Aid to axons 40 Points on each class. Arbe Behrens supt. Alla Makee co. Farm Bureau j-\6ats  i Kaye been clipped or i Ito damage their valued a not be allowed in the must be full half f \ classes. ,.bia Al wite oat Trade Kohlmann Bros Heads and envelopes $4, Aid. Feas he half Bushel other. White Oats Trade j. L. Gregg Itji Ler Tiley & Davis i bread. Each of Postville a merchants handling flour has donated a sick of flour for the Best loaf of bread made from their Hrand dealer "4 Recaido the prize loaf. , pc tries etc., to be sold at auction. J. H. Luhman it Sanders. Town Crie . Meier & Farmers Best bread classes. Graham bread Satin hat $7.60, mrs. H w. Harnack. Bye bread silk Hose Meier Phillips & co. Nut bread pair silk Hose Luh Efto & Sanders. Best dozen Rolls pair Wool Hose Luhman & Sanders. " beset dozen cinnamon Rolls-$2.00 , w. G. Bulman.,. Cake classes. Best Devil s food rest Angels food $1.00. Best White cake$1,00, Best White nut cake $1.00. Best Burnt sugar cake $2.00, by Koevenig Bros. 7 j Best fruit cake $1.00 1 i pie classes rest pumpkin pie $1.00 Best Apple pie $1.00. Best Misbe ins $1.00. Beatea join pie $1.00. Best Pune pie $1.00. Miscellaneous. Best do iii Wiite cookies $1.00. Best. Do in. Doughnuts i $1,00, canned vegetables. Not less than one pint-50q each. Best com Best string Beans Best peas Best beets Best tomatoes Best asparagus scanned ifs. Not a a less than one pint-50c each. , apples " Best peaches est pears Best cherries. Best strawberries 1 a beat blackberries . Not less than one pint--50c each Best Apple. Jelly Best grape Jelly 1 / beat Plum Jelly Best red currant Jelly Best White currant Jelly Best Greer. Grapo Jelly Best Cra Bapple Jelly  pickles not less than one quart-=-50c each Best Cucumber pickles Best onion pickles a Best Green. Tomato pickles Best beet pickles. Best Apple pickles Best peach pickles Best Cra Bapple pickles Best Watermelon pickles a.  Anne meats. 5o\pents each Best Chick i Best Beefy Best pork Best sausage contributors to Cash prize fund the following firms and business men have made donations in Cash which the committee divided up into Cash prizes j. P. Every. 1.00 a. A. Koevenig. 2.00 or. H. D. Cole.2.00 or. O. A. Kinsel. 2.00 w. H. . 2.00. Postville state Bank.10.00 j. A Boehm. 2.00 g. W. Hunt.,. 2.00 interstate Power co. 2.00 Kiesau & Kelleher. 2.00 or. R. F. Topliff. 2.00 citizens state Bank.10.00 or. A. A. Schmidt. 2.00 b. C. Fleming. 5.00 j. A. Spaugy. 3.00 Postville Community Church notes the Mother s club meets with mrs Gilbert Sanders next wednesday services next sunday both morning and evening As usual. Two Good sermons Are assured and a cordial Welcome is extended to Alla  the following Haye been elected officers of the Community sunday school for the year 1921 superintendent Paul Topel. Asst . A Dannenbrink. Secretary Elsa Nicolay. Asst. Comstock. A treasurer a. Of Bollman organist Barbara Marston. Asst. Organist Dolores Thoma. Supt Junior Eli a Baily. Asst. Supt Junior , h. D. Web. Supt. Home is. J. A. Spaugy. Supt. Cradle Roll mrs. S. C. Baily. The canvass for Fina Mal support for the Community Clerch for the year 1021 is under Way this week. Teams have been chosen and a thorough canvass of the town and Clun try will be made. It is the intention to Call on All. Members and f friends of if you Are overlooked please Bear in mind that voluntary subscriptions will be gladly received and will face expended in a worthy cause. Farmers Community club to entertain on monday evening january 10th, the grand Meadow Community club will entertain the people of Post Clermont and Bloomfield townships who Are interested in Community work at the Turnor opera House in Post Vulje and from personal experience we can assure the Public that this particular club Are entertainers from the ground up you Are pwn dishes and a cake or sandwiches Coffee will he served put the  following program a do be Given a Norah Connelly Slorah Norah Connelly was born in county Galway Ireland june 24, 1859, and came to America in 1877. In october 1883 she was United in marriage to Charles. Slorah at St. Paul Minn. With her husband she came to Iowa in 1887 and took up her residence on the farm six Miles North of Postville. Last March the family moved to Minneapolis Minn., where mrs. Slorah died dec. 28, 1920. During the Twenty three years of her life in Post township she endeared herself to All who knew her. Although of a quiet and retiring disposition she was Ever ready to Aid her neighbor in time of sickness or distress. Those who knew her Best loved her most for her kindness gentleness and Charity. In her death her husband has los a True and faithful helpmate and thu children a devoted and Loving Mother. Whilst hero she was a devout member of. St. Bridget s Catholic Church and she Seldom found the weather too inclement the roads too rough or the distance too great to be present at devotions on sunday. In her dealings with her neighbors she carried out the teachings of her Church in her Many acts of Charity and brotherly love. She had the Consolation of receiving shortly before her death the last sacraments of the. Church of which she had been a lifelong member. She leaves to mourn her departure her husband. Charles Slorah and six children Joseph of Des Moines Sylvester of Waterloo Anna a Mary Charlotte and mrs. Moran of my Neapolis. Besides two grandchildren two Sisters and one brother. A the funeral was held. From the Church of the incarnation Friday morning dec. 21. Interment in Minneapolis. Welf Mav it be said of her i walked in the innocence of my heart in the midst of my House. I did not set before my Eves any unjust is. A 2, 3. The sincere sympathy of. Many friends in Postville and Post township goes out to the sorrowing husband and family in their hour of sorrow. May her soul rest in peace. Amen. Will banquet the Farmers.  at the regular meeting of the corny Mercial club on wednesday evening it was unanimously voted that the club Vendor a banquet and smoker to their Farmer friends on wednesday evening next the last night of the Farmers Institute. This is As it should be for there is nothing finer be town and country people to get together once in awhile for by so doing each finds that the. Other is a pretty Good fellow after All and each is essential to the other s Well being. A mrs Charles f. Reincks Dies. After a few Days illness from Pineur Monia f. Reincke died at her Home in this City at about two o clock this morning. The sympathy of the entire Community. Goes out to the bereft husband and children in their great affliction. Obituary next week. The funeral will be held sunday afternoon. January 9th, from the Home at 1 30 and from the lutheran Church at 2 00. Double header Basket Ball Jan. 7th. The Postville High school is to Start the. Now year with a double to adar basketball Bill on Friday cloning january 7th, at which time o Elkader boys and girls teams will to Here to tackle our boys and girls on the Home floor. Elkady r has a very Good basketball record this season and their teams Are coming Here for the purpose of Gwng Tho Postville boys and girls a delightful trouncing. What will happen no one can fore toll but it you want to see to Tufis be Earwn Lido ,1 3an. Tift Minerva teeters was born in Toronto Canada sept. 18, 1845. She moved with her parents to Luana Iowa in her Early girlhood. She was married to a. C. Henderson Jan 31st, 1865. To this Union seven children were born one daughter pass ing away in childhood. She is survived by the other six Winfred of Sundance. Wyoming e. M. And l b. Of Waterloo Iowa mrs. Annie knee of Indianapolis Indiana mrs. Barbara Fox san Rita new Mexico and Alice mcmoran Harding Wyoming. Their Pioneer Home on Henderson Prairie was one of the freest hospitality always having its Latch string out for Rich and poor alike always abounding in cheer with feasting and music and wherever there was a Public gathering there they were with their Organ to help Cut with the music and song and wherever there was sickness or trouble they were the first to be there to lend a helping hand. They moved to Sundance wyo., in 1890, where they made their Home until about two years ago when on account of advancing years they moved to san Rita new Mexico and made their Home with their daughter Barbara where she peacefully passed away dec. 28th, 1920, surrounded by All Hor children who had been called bedside. After services there she was brought to the Postville cemetery for interment on Jan. 3rd, 1921. Her husband who is in his s6 a year with her children and grandchildren have the warmest sympathy of All in their great loss. Obituary. Hazel Emma Brandt the twin child of or. And mrs. Charles Brandt of fort Atkinson was born on september the eleventh. 1919. She was consecrated to god in hold baptism nov. 16, 1919,-and died after an illness of several weeks on dec. 31, 1920.her loss is mourned by. Her parents and six Brothers. One sister and brother preceded her to the great beyond several years ago. Although her Sweet life is left Only As a to her dear ones it is at times As these when the words of Jesus bring the comforting pow no that child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. We Are assured that her pure soul ascended into the Heights of eternal Bliss,.Only to Enion the place which was prepared for those who love him. The funeral was held an monday january 3, 1921. Sleep on. A a Dea. But not forever there Wil be a glorious Dawn in shall meet to part no never on the resurrection mom. When we see this precious Blossom that we tended with such care rudely taken from our bosom of our hearts could not despair. The family wishes to express the most sincere thanks to their neighbors and friends for their kindness and assistance in their hour of trouble and also for the Beautiful Floral tributes. May god Reward one and All is their prayer. Recluse found dead in his hut. Roy infer a Young Man about 25 Vears of a age was found dead in a hut in which to lived on Elk greek Saya the Edgewood journal. De Andres and Chas. Gleason f who had been Hunting and had not seen or. Kafer around for several Days went to the House and found the body at the Coroner s inquest it was found that the Man had been dead for Soverel Days dying from appendicitis. Iowa Farmer Dies from lockjaw. Bert Sherman a Farmer near Dowa died at Ellsworth Hospital in Iowa fal a last i Rook a victim w lockjaw. He was repairing some fences the Foft Tartt theft v when he sustained Aitt Rasion of. The �10n in one of Hibi farm Bureau elects officers. At the annual meeting of the Alla Makee county farm Bureau held monday the following officers were elected president Theodore Gronna. Vice president a. A. Saberson Secretary a. I. Steffen. Treas i or to John Simmons. The directors elected at the township meeting were also approved at this annual meting. Other business taken up at Thi meeting was As follows report by the auditing committee financial report and report by the directors. A report was made by co. Agent Blosor who is leading this county this month and also a Short address a de by our new agent s. S. Mathisen. B. D. Helming was appointed representative to the Iowa farm Bureau federation meeting for next year and d. D. Ronan was appointed alter Nate. The matter of narrow and wide track sleighs was also taken up. And it was moved that this matter be Takon up at All township meetings and re. Ported and acted on at the next meeting. The following resolutions w adopted. 1. Whereas county agent Kloser has found it advisable to sever his connections with the Alla Makee co farm Bureau be it resolved that we extend to him our sincere thanks for faithful untiring and the eau Getie Way in which he has done the work As Tecc agricultural agent of Alla Makee co. 2. Whereas Henry Wallace of Wallace s Fanner has been mentioned for the position of Secretary of agriculture under the new administration be it resolved by the Alla Makee county farm Bureau that we hear tily appointment. 3. Whereas that part of Spring Avenue from the corporation Lino of a Aucon to pavement during the greater part of the year is in very bad condition whereas All traffic from the South part of the county coming into Waukon and All Stock marketed a. Waukon from other directions must pass Over this part of the Street. Therefore be it resolved that we the Alla Makee county farm Bureau ask the City of Waukon to take imme Diate action to improve said Street. Farmers institutes. The arrangements have been made for the Institute at Postville on Jan uary 10,. 11 and 12, and one Day at new Albin on january 13th, and at Waterville january 14, and an evening meeting at Rossville Friday january 14th. The purebred breeders Are going to have a meeting Friday january 7. At 1 30 p. M. At the people s National Bank to set dates and decide on holding a purebred cattle and bred sow Sale. Clayton co. Farm Bureau. Cream scoring project at Osterdock. The patrons of the co operative Creamery at Osterdock met in the Odd Fellows Hall december 31st, to consider the organizing of a Cream scoring project among the patrons of the Creamery als o the organization of a cow testing association. Professor Rudnick of the Extension department of the Iowa state College was present and presented Tow Cream scoring project. This project is to create interest and better Coop Era Ion among the Creamery patrons also to raise the Standard and Quality of the Cream delivered at the Creamery. Some very handsome and attractive prizes will be offered by the Creamery association. Each Patron s Cream is scored by an outside Man from the Extension department. The contest runs six months and at the end of that time the prizes Are awarded. Very much interest was shown in this project. A some fifty patrons of the Creamery were present. ,1athe cow testing association was presented by the county. Agent. at the meeting signified their willingness to enter the association. In time the remaining members will be secured and a third cow testing association will be started in Clayton co. Or. Dotson of the Osterdock Creamery did some very Good work in helping to Start these projects. Community club meets in Mendon. The regular monthly meeting of the Mendon club met at the Home of or. And mrs. Otto Klein on thursday evening december 30th. This was one of the Best meetings that the Community club has had so far. A very Good Home Talent program was presented by the member of the club. In addition. Prof. Carl Erbe of the schools at Gladbrook Iowa was Piesen tand gave a very Good talk on the Community club. Prof. Finley of the Dairy Extension department was also present and gave a splendid address on the benefits of co operation in the various Rural life. The regular business meeting was taken up. Sixty members sign up at this meeting refreshments were served to 1,40 persons. The question uppermost in the mind of this comr Unity club is How to find a place in the country Large enough to accommodate their members at their regular meetings. Everyone present Asvery. Much pleased with the results a meeting. Farm Bureau Delegate to Des. Moines. President w. C. Monlux of the Clayton i county farm Bureau who was appointed Delegate to represent this farm Bureau at All state Jne things left tuesday to be present it the annual from Bureau meeting held in Des Moines january 5 and 6. Neighbourhood news chips of news gathered from the woodpile of our neighbors in this and other counties. A a state Park will be established at a v boone.. A a military company has been organized at Prairie Duchien t free picture shows were Given All 7 Christmas Day at Hampton. The Manchester opera House has been condemned As unsafe. $30,000 Worth of sewer Bonds at Sac City sold at a Premium of $2,500. The state of Iowa is 74 years old. Iowa was admitted to the Union dec. 28, 1846. The output of the beet sugar fac tory at Mason City this year was m round numbers 18.000,000. A Badger the first one seen in that locality in Many years was killed recently near Maquoketa. An average yield of 131 bushels per acre of Corn is the record made by j. F. Bachman of Hardin county. A Caledonia banker named Sprague has established a Public skating rink for the Young folks of that locality the employees of the Decorah National Bank were Given a Christmas Bonus of ten per cent of their Sala Ries. Viroqua wis., is to have a cavalry unit known As troop a 1st . A. For which the government will provide $15,000 Worth of equipment. The elks a of Cedar rapids. Played Santa Claus to the poor children or. That pity and brought heaps of happiness to the hearts of Many who did t expect a visit from Kris Krin Gle. C. F. Limbeck of the Northern Iowa produce co. Made his Large Force Happy by presenting each one with a Gold piece ranging from $2.50 to $10, according to the length of service says the Mcgregor Decorah Lodge of elks besides holding open House on new year s evening held a special session of the Lodge during the afternoon and took a thirty new members by initiation. Venison sandwiches were a prominent part of the refreshments. Robert Jacobs ten years old of Atlantic was instantly killed when the sled on which he was coasting was struck by. An automobile. The wheel of the machine passed Over the boy s head smashing it to a pulp and causing the brains to run out onto the Snow. A Dis Parth from Baraboo wis., under Date of december 21st, says the Alfred t. Ringling estate according to a petition filed at the court House in Sauk county is valued at " ,056,543, most of which goes to the widow and son Richard t. Ringling. This modest Fortune was accumulated in the circus business. Theodore Laures of new Hampton sued former Lieut. Governor Thomas Frankson of Minnesota for $10,000 damages for fraud in a Kansas land Deal. The Case was tried in the Federal court at Dubuque before judge Reed. It was a jury trial and the Surv awarded Laures $7,900 damages. And defendant was Given fifteen Days in which to file motion for a new trial. George Bidwell .63 years of age was probably fatally injured when he was dragged info a revolving circular saw at his Home near Waterloo. The saw penetrated the upper portion of the trunk just Back of the shoulder Blade inflicting a wound eight inches Leep. The Collar Bone was Complete la severed and the saw penetrated the Pleura or Sac surrounding the lungs. The other night a Man living in Tripoli lost sixteen of his morning he discovered the tracks of the the and at once telephoned the Waterloo officers to Send up the bloodhounds. What he had done was noised about and the thief hearing of and fearing detection turned Tho chickens Loose heading them for Home. The. Order for the dogs was countermanded As the owner of the chickens discovered who the thief was and some Legal action will probably follow. What might have been a serious Accident occurred at the t. P. Spin Ner Home in water vice tuesday afternoon when their infant . Ray fell from the jumper in whio1. He was sleeping says the Democrat s correspondent. Mrs. Spinner Aad just stepped out on the porch for ?.ri Arm. Ful of Wood and upon entering the House was dismayed to find that the Hook from which the swing was suspended had come out and the child was living on the floor unconscious from the fall. Abe Pomerantz of Carroll has taken financial responsibility for transporting eleven of his relatives from Poland. They comprise his Mother and two Sisters one of them with four children and two Brothers with their wives and children the transportation will Cost or. Pomerantz $2,400. There was no work for the men in Warsaw food was scarce and bread of poor Quality was Selling at a Dol Lar a Pound. Ope of the Sisters who is coming lost her husband in the recent War Between Poland and Rusk a

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