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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - January 10, 1940, Postville, Iowa Page two. The Postville Herald Postville Iowa. Wednesday january 10, iol0 rom our exchanges during 1939 Clayton county s sheriff made 224 arrests and confinements at the county hostile. Bad checks were passed in Decorah by a stranger posing As a Gas line promoter last week. Thus far 259 Corn Loans have been completed in Butler county with several Hundred still to be completed Charles Ryan of Bluffton township has been named president of the Winneshiek county Board of supervisors for this year. The Monona town Council at its last meeting adopted a Resolution authorizing the Purchase of a waste paper Basket what for a number of towns report that census enumerators have started making the rounds of business houses in the Federal decennial census. There were 757 marriages in Winneshiek county last year 95 More than in 1938. During 1939 there were 26 divorces granted in that county. Transients will not get lodgings in Sumner s Brand new town Hall jail Beds Are being placed in the basement for their use the jail proper being reserved to lock up Law violators if and when the town has such. Thirty men have been Given employment at Guttenberg this week to Harvest the crop of 1,000 tons of ice from the River. It is expected to Cut 150,000 cakes of ice 12 inches thick each cake weighing 150 pounds. E. F. Seifert has resigned As county auditor of Clayton county and the Board of supervisors have appointed Irvin a. Fehlhafer to succeed him. Fehlhafer had been Deputy auditor since january 1933 under Seifert. Mrs. Jess Toney of Waukon has been elected president of. The Alla Makee county bed Cross chapter for 1940. She succeeds mrs. James Cassidy. The folks at Sumner Are going after radio interference caused by Power lines and motors and Are getting results that make for better reception. Assessors of Iowa will this week begin their year s work of listing personal property moneys and credits and homesteads for tax exemption. Real estate was assessed in 1937 and valuations will remain the same until 1941. Lowell Mabon 15, son of or. And mrs. H. A. Mybon Randalin was awarded a Gold wrist watch for hav ing the Best 4-h Dairy record Book in Iowa this last year. The award was made by Ernest Wright Secretary of the Iowa state Dairy association at the 4-h state convention held at Iowa state College last week. The City of Independence reports improvements were made there the past year amounting to Over a million dollars. The new court House leads the Cost Sheet with $253,500, a sewage disposal Plant Cost $100,000, hew Homes built at a Cost of $400,000 and business buildings and improvements to existing buildings amounted to Well Over $300,000. Of 4200 automobiles were in Alla Makee county lost a total registered year and in the same period 663 trucks were licensed by the county treasurer. During december 1218 car owners bought 1940 number plates which would indicate that there will be heavy demand for renewals during this month since penalties attach after january 31. Postville town Council holds regular meeting horses brought a top Price of $105 and cows $64.50 at the Ora Mitchell Sale near Rossville recently. Feeding pigs brought $8 a head sheep $6 head. Corn sold for 42% cents Bushel and Oats brought 42 cents Bushel. Hay sold for $7 a ton. A Novelty feature at a Northwood theatre new year s eve was a milking contest with the cows brought onto the stage and women milkers competing. At Cresco Christmas Trees now being discarded Are to be gathered by a conservation officer and used in building Bird shelters along the Turkey River near there. By growing soybeans Iowa Farmers May obtain a very satisfactory High protein feed and thus produce on their own farms All of the feeds needed in a Good Dairy ration. Sis Guttenberg people received Only minor injuries when their car rolled Over a 200-foot Bluff on new year s night the car was wrecked beyond repair in its descent. All wild animal bounties in Winneshiek county have been discontinued for 1940. It is hoped by the supervisors to make a substantial saving by eliminating the bounties. Stockholders of the Ossian Creamery voted against the proposed Sale of the Creamery to the Calmar Creamery company. O. O. Hauge for 35 years but ter maker at the Ossian Creamery has revealed that he will retire March 1. His son Melvin is also leaving the Creamery work. A meeting was held at Luther College Decorah last week at which a Campaign was inaugurated to raise 100,000 with which to build a girls dormitory. Already subscriptions for the fund Are pouring in checks for sums from $100 to $1,000 having been received by the committee in charge. More than seven times As Many marriage licenses were issued in Decorah in 1939 As in 1932. The total for 1939 was 756, setting new High records for All time. The total however was not so Large As Northwood Dubuque and some cities near state lines and larger centers of population. Decorah journal. A new wedding record was set for 1939 at the Little Brown Church near Nashua. According to the reporter 1196 couples were married there up to december 26, which was 84 above the previous year s record. The last wedding ceremony solemnized on that Date was for a couple who arrived at the Church at 11 p. M., they having journeyed from Minneapolis. Lloyd Webster son of or. And mrs. W. J. Webster of Cresco who is in the forestry service in the state of Washington has been assisting in a novel Experiment in reforestation of Mountain tops where fires have Des troyed the Virgin Timber. He has been scattering fir seeds in the Black Hills of South Dakota from an air plane 43.000 seeds will sow an acre the regular monthly meeting of the town Council of the incorporated town of Postville Iowa was hold at the Council rooms Friday evening january 5, 1940, at 7 30 o clock p. Mayor Carl c. Sander presided. Cotin oilmen present were h. D. Cole John a. Schroeder Earl Abernethy Fred j. Miller and f. C. Ruckdaschel. Also present were j. Lennon marshal Henry Lange waterworks superintendent we. H. Hein Street commissioner de Nelson sewer superintendent l. D. Walter Engineer. The minutes of the last meeting and special meeting were read and on motion approved As read and ordered filed. The reports of l. O. Beucher town treasurer Henry Lange waterworks superintendent a. C. Webster town clerk we. H. Hein Street commissioner j. Lennon. Marshal and de Nelson sewer superintendent were read and on motion accepted and ordered placed on file. The following Bills of account were allowed and ordered paid Waterloo & Decorah freight lines. 1.54 of Story & sons. 17.34 Chas. A Luitte or. 6.13 Alfred Dundee. 5.08 h. W. Freidag. 4.80 Otto Appel. 8.83 moved by councilman Schroeder to adjourn. Carried. A. C. Webster town clerk. Carl c. Sander mayor. Who s it the ninth Iowa District voters we know who their congressman is void soon. A deposition a that Albert a Swanson Republican was elected by Over 1,000 votes will be sustained or rejected by the members of the House committee on privileges and elections anyway no matter who is Congress Man incumbent Vincent Harrington is collecting the salary. Applications for Corn Loans in Fayette county have been filed by 457 persons. There is no Way of knowing at this time How Many cribs Are to be covered by these applications nor the total number of bushels. L. D. Hitch county aaa chairman states that he thinks it is a conservative estimate that the number of cribs will easily run to double the number of persons applying for Many As it is known will want to Seal four or five cribs apiece. Winneshiek county taxpayers will pay an increase of $168,997 this year. The largest increase is reported in the poor fund with $52,474 Over the amount raised by taxes last year. There were 351 marriage licenses issued during 1939 in Clayton county As compared to 308 during the year 1938. September led All months with 45 and june was a close second with 44. The contract to pave three Miles of Highway no. 10 West of Edgewood was awarded last week to the Fred Carlson company of Decorah on their bid of $72,073.44 and the work will be done during 1940. Councilman and mrs. Harry e. Lisk of Independence left last week by air plane for Florida to spend a Winter vacation away from Iowa s cold weather. They will also Fly to Cuba for a sight seeing tour. One out of eight of the state of Iowa s population Are drawing some form of Public assistance King r. Palmer chairman of the state Board of social welfare told a group of his former townsmen at West Union last week. Iowa collects $21,000,000 annually in taxes for Relief and Public assistance he stated. Average Price paid for butterfat received at the Farmers Creamery company Plant at Monona during 1939 was 28.05 cents a Pound it was reported at the annual meeting there wednesday. Average Price paid for butter manufactured was 24.66 cents a Pound. The Creamery manufactured a total of 697,952 pounds of butter from 562,443.7 pounds of butterfat received during the year an increase of 5,071 pounds Over the previous year. Overrun was 24.01 per cent. An 85 acre tract of land in Millville township Clayton county where the Turkey River flows into the Mississippi which contains 57 Mounds of ancient origin was accepted last week As a gift to the state of Iowa. Acceptance was made by the state executive Council meeting at the state House. The land was presented by a group of Dubuque county people headed by Eugene Adams j. C. Collier and judge d. A Mcguire. The acquisition was termed one of the most important from a historical standpoint to come to the state in recent years by mrs. Addison Parker member of the conservation commission which arranged the gift of land. Contained in the tract Are Mounds of various sizes and shapes. Two Are 310 feet Long others Are Cone shaped and some Are Long. They Are located on a High Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. To the people of Clayton county they Are Best known As the Turkey Ridge group. The conservation commission Hopes to acquire a number of similar tracts a Long the River where there Are Mounds and develop them for the Benefit of students of archaeology. Strawberry Point press journal. A w. Rudnick Ames Extension Dairyman. Friday announced the january state educational butter scoring will be held at Arlington on january 11. Scoring of butter samples is scheduled at 1 30 p. M., by the committee system. A round table discussion at 3 30 p. Will be followed by men s and women s judging contests at 4 30 p. A Turkey supper is sees ruled at 6 00 p. A statement of the condition of citizens state Bank organized under the Laws of Iowa located at Postville in the county of Alla Makee at the close of business on the 30th Day of december a. D. 1939. General fund. W. H. Hein.$100.00 j. Lennon. 110.41 Fred a. Schultz. 5-85 Fred Janicke. 8.85 Fred Gordon. 3-9� l. L. Hill. 17.62 Wilbert Wilke. 8-70 Rudie Heins. 4.50 Geo. Bursell. 1-60 j. P. Ellis. 58.73 de. Jones. 1-50 Leslie Jones. 3.30 Postville Herald. 30.84a. C. Webster. 25.60 Farmers Telephone co. 3.67 water fund. H. A. Lange .$100.00 Farmers store. 39.16 Farmers Telephone co. 3.57 Fred Lange. 6.25 Leslie Jones. 4.38 Harold Lawson. 4.38 de. Jones. 4.38 interstate Power co. 3.01 j. P. Ellis. 6.75 National Aluminate corp. 35.65 interstate Power co. 52.12 National Aluminate corp. 35.27 state of Iowa. 47.95 state of Iowa. 1.75 f. C. Ruckdaschel. 15.00 August Miller. 50.47 f. D. Rounds. 2.00 Farmers store. 17.86 Falb motor co. 4.27 fire fund. W. S. Nott co.$196.00 grading and dragging fund. Farmers store 4.08 Light fund. Interstate Power co.$124.44 sewer fund. De. Nelson 47.50 Harold Flack. 2.98 Wilbert Wilke. 1.58 Albert Dundee. 1.05 Fred Jahncke. 10.33 basketball in p. H. S. Gymnasium Friday Jan. 12th Tipoff at 7 30 o clock p. Lansing is. Postville first and second teams of each school admission-25c and 35c 5 s3 thanks. To All customers and friends. I wish to take this Means of expressing my gratitude for All business during my ownership. Best wishes it is my wish. That you will continue to patronize the company under the ownership of Geo. P. Hartley to whom i recently sold the business. Waters resources Loans and discounts. United states Bonds and securities securities guaranteed by u. S. Government As interest and or principal. Bonds and securities exclusive of items 2 and 3 overdrafts. To snowball White Springs ballroom 2 Miles West of Mcgregor on Highway no. 13 sun., Jan. 14 music by Don Roth and his electric band music for All Ages banking House. A furniture and fixtures. Other real estate Zzz due from Banks and Bankers Cash and Cash items. 16,500.00 2,675.00 262,168.63 247,746.56 181,850.00 140,171.19 10.72 19,175.00 15,874.00 346,430.74 total resources. .$1,213,426.84 liabilities capital Stock preferred a $40,000 common $40,000.$ 80,000.00 surplus fund. 23,000.00 $ 103,000.00 undivided profits after deducting expenses. 18,239.89 reserved for general. 17,985.00 36,224.89 Deposit due to Banks and Bankers on demand. 18,481.24 individual deposits subject to Check. 339,344.05 savings deposits. 52,907.73 time certificates of Deposit. 646,551.92 demand certificates certified checks cashier s checks and unpaid dividends. 16,376.43 Trust funds. 2,540.58 1,074,201.95 total liabilities .$1,213,426.84 state of Iowa Alla Makee county is. We Carl Holter president Geo. Kohlmann vice president l o reims Bank Seal Carl Holter president Geo. Polhmann vice president l. O. Beucher cashier c. C. Hoth asst. Cashier sworn to before me and subscribed in my presence by Carl Holter Geo. Kohlmann l. O. Beucher and c. C. Hoth this 5th Day of january 1940. Chas. L. Beucher a a a notary Public in and for Alla Makee county. Seal attested by f. W. Benjegerdes John a. Palas a. Webster John a. Schroeder directors. Your Chevrolet dealer is now featuring the greatest used car and truck values of the year Falb motor co. Postville Iowa look for your Chevrolet dealer s used car listings in the classified pages of this paper John Falb & sons Elgin Iowa

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