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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - January 7, 1970, Postville, Iowa Larry no a i eve Oniu 11e Bri Cedars. Re i on no .iv�ftty4m� veer. Day Dinnet Sena in per it Ajou Neil accepts n Emst Sarp Tang bid res a new Library Ankeny of 44 meeting of the a Erry a fwd Oboh tuesday dec 30, of de turn let a pfc Jwal Dubuque in the a Tate ,0tm.oo was accepted pfeloi1?Tad Best bid for to Post vice s new a Malprit filie Library Board la pm Ete ,�4 the meeting As m a from  office of Carl w. Schubert Ite to mss the clerk Talat ered the oath of office a Cou acumen a he i Durer and hos Crvick i held Martins rarest funeral services service Way Jan 2 at 11 00 a held m. In St Paul lutheran Church r atm Bow Poa Triue for John j. Maria. The Rev Arthur Tolo of in vow pm Jiwu a Martins son of John Mary Klinkenberg Martins is born on a farm in grand Sidow township Clayton polity he unto on August 13, 1902. He away at the Community Morial Hospital in Postville dec. 30,�1869, at the age of -.years, four months and 17 tto John was baptized on August i. 1902." be was confirmed on Siril 1, 1817 m St. John s Theran Church Luana. On gust 31, 1927 he was United marriage with Hilda Meyer. \ this Union was born seven Ildren John of Dubuque Urnald Virgil Jerald and Anley if Postville Mary of Kaiui Scago and Janice of Mil ill hike. A bar. Martins Farmed in the Stville a a cd i and served the immunity with a Dairy route Ille $ 27 years. He was a life time Amber of the lutheran Church $ served on the Church coun he. Was Active in comity affairs including the Al Makee farm Bureau and was 1-"honorary member of the loll pm i Tui if mariners of America Apter. Lie in death by a a parents. He is survived by a wife  seven children 13 in an children two Brothers w Kaipf Luana and Gerwin of St Ille a four Sisters Anna irs. Ous Lenth of Farmers try Mary mrs. William Rad of of Luana Elsie mrs. Wal i $ Tietz of Frankville and lie mrs Srby Saacke of far Resburg and Many nieces and in Chews. Burial was in the Postville cemetery. Justice of the peace court news John t. Schaffner Post township Alla Makee county Iowa cases heard during dec. 1969 Verland is. Lenth Luana i allure to Stop for a Stop sign va0.00 and costs. Lawrence v a o h a Postville a he a violations on two counts v ? 4i 3"i Eben count sentence us ended and costs. Betty Helgerson Postville improper parking $4.00 and ?1pcdo refi Bennett Clermont stowing top close $10.00 and of Leo Gnu of Handke Postville Ubig truck Load on Roadway if.00 and costs Pean iter Mann Waukon $10.00 and costs. Tajali Listenberger fort at Moo ii loud mufflers $10.00 and a. , Postville Over a Fht t0$i$$16.65 and costs. 1wn4iteis, Oakland minn., " a Toad $48.75 and costs. Postville serving the Hub of the four county area set measles clinic Here tuesday january 13 second Corn dryer fire in 8 Days firemen were called to the Milo Heins farm five Miles South of Postville on the gun Der Road at 7 00 a. M. Dec. 31 where a Corn dryer was on fire. Eight Days ago a similar fire happened at the Kenneth Koth farm. Firemen were on duty until 4 00 p. M. As All Corn had to be unloaded. There was about a 60 per cent loss on the 3000 Bushel capacity dryer and 2200 bushels of Corn were destroyed. New Council is sworn in Here the new members of the Postville town Council and related boards were sworn in tuesday dec. 30, at a special meeting. The old Council actually presided at the meeting but the new members were also on hand. Left to right Are Joseph b. Steele town clerk who officiated at the ceremonies mayor Burr Cook Leslie Poesch Leroy Duwe Calvin Moe James Ewing and Daniel d. Davis councilmen Marvin Chevalier town treasurer and Harry Tyler Hospital trustee. Herald photo. Hospital news a Low blow at 20 below visiting hours. 2 00-4 30 p. M. And 7 00-8 30 p. M. Visiting hours Are fixed for the Good of the patient. Please observe. Medical. Mark Hedeman Mcgregor dec. 30. Christopher Enyart Postville dec. 31. Calvin Williamson Postville dec. 31. A mrs. Damon Meyer Postville dec. 31. Theodore Topel Luana Jan. 2. Mrs. Victor Mills Monona Jan. 3. Jesse Olson Clermont Jan. 3. Surgical. Mrs. Rilla Bennett Monona dec. 31. . Augusta Wycoff dec. 31. Ernest Baumgartner dec. 31. Marlys Houg dec. 31. Mrs. Rose Lembke dec. 31. Christopher Enyart dec. 31. Mrs. Victor Mills Jan. 2. Calvin Williamson Jan. 4. Deaths. John Martins Postville dec. 30. Mark Hedeman Mcgregor dec. 31. Mrs. Julia Landsgard Postville Dei. 31. Spencer Nesvik Ossian Jan. 3. Memorial. To mrs. Christina Koevenig from or. And mrs. Charles Ohloff $2.00. Monday and tuesday s Reading of 16 and 20 below monopolized conversation As even monday s Sunshine failed to raise the Mercury above Zero. These were not Only the lowest readings of the new year but for the Winter so far. The new year started thursday with mostly overcast skies and there were occasional Snow flurries the past week but temperatures had stayed Well above Zero. Schaffner resigns local j. P. Office John t. Schaffner Post township Justice of the peace resigned his position effective dec. 31, 1969. Schaffner who held the elected position for the last year and a half has resigned in order to accept new employment that is governed by civil service regulations which does not permit employees to hold an. Elective office. The Alla Makee county Board of supervisors is expected soon to announce a replacement to serve out the unexpired term of Justice Schaffner. Gov. Robert Ray names Schlein to committee gov. Robert a Ray has appointed or. Milton of Schlein of Postville to the thirteenth judicial District nominating committee for a term expiring june 30,1975. Schlein 43, a chiropractor replaces Nehl Mckone of Cresco whose term expired. The thirteenth District includes the counties of Alla Makee Chickasaw Clayton Delaware Fayette Dubuque Howard and Winneshiek. Meetings set for Money management mind your own Money will be the topic of meetings for Low income people to be held Jan. 7, 14 and 28 starting at 8 00 p. M. In the Assembly room of the Alla Makee county court House. These meetings Are being sponsored by the Northeast Iowa Community action corporation in cooperation with the Alla Makee county Extension service. Mrs. Jane Blum Hagen Extension Home economist will be in charge of the meetings. There is no charge for these meetings. Topics such As a Money plan credit costs food and clothing dollars insurance and wills will be and cookies will be served. Wrestling meet Here saturday Postville High school will Host the upper Iowa conference wrestling tournament Here this saturday Jan. 10. There will be two sessions. The first will Start at 1 00 . And the second at 7 00 . North of West Union Central of Elkader Mil of Monona and Postville Are the four schools participating. Jan. White Sale other sales will continue in town Palmquist s dept. Store will begin their annual White Sale on Friday Jan. 9. The store will close thursday afternoon at 1 00 p. M. In order to prepare for the Sale. Dereen shop Jarms tots and teens Anderson s clothing Schutta s shoes and Tindell s shoe store Are either starting or continuing their january sales. Bargains Are everywhere for the Thrifty shopper. Monona club to visit kiwanis the Monona kiwanis club will visit the Postville kiwanis club for the passing of the Gavel at next monday night s meeting at the Koffee shop. A program will be presented by the Monona club. Terry a teis Oakland minn., Verweij Broad $10.00 and costs. Mcgregor ,7f j0.00 and costs. The Friday and Satur and 10--6ean con Bardot and Stephen bunday tuesday and Jan. 11, 12, 13 and k and Clint Walker great Bank Robb new Iowa . Class Leader a. Brown Swiss cow g w s donate Mavis owned by Gerald Steva of Luana Iowa has just completed a new class leading record for fat production according to Don Voelker Extension Dairyman at Iowa state University. Ranking second in the senior 2 year old division she produced 14,580 pounds of milk and 697 pounds of fat in 305 Days at 2 years and 10 months of age. Class Leader recognition is Given to the five highest producing cows within eight age groups of each Breed. Supervising the class leading record was the big 4 Coop Dairy Herd improvement association Leonard Koenig of Postville , supervisor Good Samaritan Center mrs. Elizabeth Block of Postville was admitted to the Center on dec. 30. Chapel services sunday were conducted by the Rev. Dick Harberts of the Community presbyterian Church at 6 00 p. M. In the lounge of the Center. Coffee hour for the residents and their guests was served by the presbyterian ladies on sunday afternoon from 3 00 to 4 00 p. M. Farms approved for conservation three new Basic conservation plans were approved by the Alla Makee soil conservation District commissioners wednesday dec. 17, 1969. These conservation farm plans were Donald Straka Waterloo twp., Gary Dahlstrom Jefferson twp., and j. 00 Gibbs Iowa twp. Revised conservation plans were approved on the following farms m. C. And Carl Mullarkey Lafayette twp Reuben Ericson Center twp., Samuel of Rask French Creek twp., and James a Snitker Union Prairie twp. Walter mahr Hanover twp., and Chad my Cooper Linton twp., were approved As District cooperators. The following agreements were cancelled due to a change in ownership Joe Man ton Lafayette twp., Alfred a Buraas Post twp., and John of Board Man Linton twp. The meeting was held at the us soil conservation service office in Waukon. Need not apply for increase in social Security social Security beneficiaries need not apply for the 15 per cent Benefit increase just signed into Law by president Nixon according to Victor e. Bertel social Security District manager. Every one of the 25 million men women and children Nowon the Benefit Rolls will receive the increase automatically and the first regular Check in the new amount Bertel said will arrive. April 3, the usual Day for delivery of Benefit checks covering payments for the month of a separate Check in the amount of the Benefit increase for the months of Jan. And feb. Will reach beneficiaries later in april probably during the week of april 20. A figuring the Benefit amounts of the 25 million men women and children now on the Benefit Rolls is a tremendous task Bertel pointed out and it must be done without disrupting the regular Benefit payment Cycle. About one out of every eight americans is now receiving a social Security Check each month according to Bertel and these monthly payments will go up to More than $2.5 billion As the 15 percent Benefit increase becomes effective. The average retirement Benefit will Rise to $116 per month a couple 65 or older receiving the average couple s Benefit will have their Benefit increased to $196 the average Benefit for a family made up of a retired or disabled worker wife and one or More children will go up to $273 and average payments for a widow and two or More children will Rise to $292. Rep. Mendenhall to Des Moines John Mendenhall new Albin state representative Alla Makee county will move to Des Moines Jan. 9 for the 1970 session of the state legislature. Or Mendenhall s address will be House of representatives state House Des Moines 50319. Phone a 515-281-3221 or hotel Savery room 554, 4th and Locust Des Moines 50303. Phone a 515-244-2151. Anyone desiring to Contact or. Mendenhall is invited to do so at either of the above addresses. Firemen ask uncover hydrants fire hydrants around have been cleared of Snow and Are currently uncovered however any additional Snow will cover them up again making it impossible to find quickly should the need arise. For this reason fir chief Charles Fishback has issued a request that residents make a concerted Effort to shovel Snow away from fire hydrants near their property and to keep them exposed to View. All residents cooperation will be appreciated. Dennis Schlein Dennis Schlein to be Page in House of rep. Dennis Schlein son of or. And mrs. M. F. Schlein will leave sunday for Des Moines where he will serve As a Page in the House of representatives when the legislature convenes monday. Dennis 16, and Junior in the Postville Community school received his appointment through Dale Tieden representative of Clayton co., chairman of the patronage committee. Pages must be either sophomores or juniors in High school and maintain a b Scholastic average. They must also have the approval of All their teachers the principal and superintend ent. Dennis was selected As one of 18 pages to serve. Dennis will stay with relatives near Des Moines through the week but will return to Postville on weekends where he will keep up his school work. Public meetings set on health care three area meetings have been scheduled which Are open to the Public for people to become acquainted with the farm Bureau health care program. They Are set for Jan. 13 at the town Hall in Postville at 8 00 p. M. Jan. 14 at the basement of the town Hall in Lansing at 8 00 p. M. And on Jan .15 at the farm Bureau building in Waukon at 8 00 p. M. A Blue Cross Blue shield representative will be on hand to answer questions about the health care plans that Are available. These meetings Are open to the Public. Culver to visit Here saturday congressman John Culver of Cedar rapids will be in Postville at 10 15 a. M. Saturday at memorial Hall where he will meet with town officials and Community leaders. The Postville visit one of 90 scheduled appearances by Culver is to discuss ways his office can be of assistance. Name Darwin Fritz citizen s cashier at a special Board meeting held saturday Jan. 3, Darwin a Fritz was elected cashier for the citizens state Bank. Fritz has been assistant cashier for the past two years. Commercial club meets thursday the Postville commercial club will meet this thursday Jan. 8 for a 6 30 dinner at memorial Hall a business meeting will follow the dinner. Sale dates sales advertised wednesday Jan. 14 farm Sale of Roger and Donald Tayek. E. L. Diz Dean and Mayhew make Eaton auctioneers. I dates claimed Friday Jan. 16-farm Sale. Ray Bollman Elgin. E. Dean and Mayhew make Eaton auctioneers. Friday feb 6-Albert Grote gut Ray Sweeney George Ash Bacher auctioneers. Thursday feb. 19-Melvin Gjefle Waukon. Stan Ewing Ray Sweeney George Ashbacher auctioneers. Receives scout award the highest award in the Field of Bey scout work by the american legion the americanism award was presented to Douglass Couto of Postville at the kiwanis meeting Here monday dec. 29. Left to right Are Hall Roberts Roy Knight Iowa vice commander of the american legion Couto and Rev. Cletus j. Hawes. Herald photo. Need donations to finance clinic children from one year of age to 12, May take advantage of a measles clinic which will be held in the All purpose room of Cora b. Darling elementary school tuesday january 13. A team will be present from 10 00 a. M. To 11 15 a. M. And can quickly immunize several Hundred children in that length of time. The vaccine is mild Safe and effective producing Little if any Post vaccination reaction. Authorization slips Are being sent Home with All school children. Parents with pre school children Are urged to bring them to the clinic. The state department of health is cooperating with local medical authorities in an attempt to head off an epidemic of German measles or rubella which is expected in the late 1970 or Early 1971. A donation of 50 cents is being asked however no one will be denied the vaccine if unable to pay. German measles or rubella is a known killer or crippler of unborn children and can also result in crippling defects such As mental retardation heart malformation cataracts or hearing defects. Thus the urgency for the vaccine. Donations needed. Local service clubs businesses As Well As the general Public Are being asked to assist in the fund raising As the Cost to Alla Makee county will be approximately $2,900. The Postville business and professional women s club is acting As coordinator for the fund raising project Here. They would appreciate receiving the Money before the Date of the clinic. Donations should be sent to mrs. Sam Harris Box 534, Postville. For any additional information concerning the clinic Call mrs. Leo Ball the school nurse at Postville. A similar clinic will be conducted in Clayton county on january 14. A team will visit each school District during the Day and evening clinics will be held in Elkader Guttenberg and Mcgregor. F u r the e r information May be obtained by calling a local physician school nurse or the county Public health nurse at 245-1145, Elkader. 150 Market beef projects enrolled Clayton county 4-h and . Members weighed and tagged 150 Market beef projects for 1970 according to Jim Hosch county Extension director. The breakdown according to Breeds is 41 Angus 55 herefords 10 shorthorn and 44 crossbred and other Breeds. The total number is up 29 head from the 1969 project year. The Market Beeves will now be placed into classes for the 1970 Clayton county achievement show according to beginning weight and Breed. Rate of gain will be considered in evaluating these projects at airtime. Banks allowed increased coverage chairman k. A. Randall of the Federal Deposit insurance corporation today announced that the maximum insurance coverage for each depositor in Banks which Are members of Odic has been increased to $20,000. The Postville state Bank and citizens state Bank Are both members of the Odic. Tri state appoints new technician trl state breeders cooperative is Happy to announce the appointment of Orrin Kuhn As their technician representative in the West Union Clermont and Sumner area or Kuhn has worked in this area for several years prior to 1968. At that time he became operations manager Lor the Swine artificial Breeding program Tor Tri state at Omaha Nebraska this operation has been discontinued. Or. And mrs. Kuhn and their children will move to West Union before the end of december

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