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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - January 14, 1970, Postville, Iowa O. Red Check tank ap-., a the Eircle. Your tub . R Krompl attention jul by Jess the publishers. Postville serving the Hub of the four county area to ninth year. Postville Iowa wednesday january 14, 1970 number 2 e details on 1970s feed Grain program Duckers in Alla Makee coun-1 receive notice of their Grain bases and an sex by leaflet on the 1970 Grain program in january be to Leo f. Livingston an of the Alla Makee coun cultural stabilization and vat Lon ask committee up period for the Volun eed Grain and wheat pro will be feb. 2 through 0. 19ft feed Grain program much like the 1969 pro the ask committee chair Aid. Provisions of the 1970 program were announced Livingston gave the follow stalls on the feed Grain am acreage diversion and Dili payments. Minimum diversion of 20 it of a farm s feed Grain acreage will be required Ogram participation. This ies the farm for Price sup payments. Ments will be made for add diversion of Corn Grain urn and Barley. The Max acreage that can be divert payment will be the larger percent of a farm s feed base or 25 acres less the ing 20 percent diversion ent rate for this additional Ion will be based on 40 it of the total county Price it loan plus support pay times a farm s projected of the crops involved. No be diversion payments will e. Price support Loans and ends. Ional average Price support ates on All feed grains will same As in 1969. National average loan of feed grains will be $1.05 per Bushel Grain urn $1.61 per Hundred to Barley 83 cents per bus ats 63 cents per Bushel $1.02 per Bushel Price it is required by Law for and Rye but there Are no ions for acreage limit be support payment rates Corn 30 cents per bus rain sorghum 53 cents per a weight Barley 20 cents Ushel. Price support pay for a farm is arrived at multiplying the per Bushel support payment times the s projected yield times the or of the planted acreage 0 per cent of the farm s rain base. Small farm provisions with a feed Grain base acres or less will be Able Kalify for payment on the 20 percent of its diverted a with the payments rates on 20 percent of the total support rate times pro yield. For the remaining de acreage on Small farms aversion payment will be on the 40 percent payment subject to the maximum Tion. Duckers with feed Grain of up to 125 acres will the option of temporarily tog their base to 25 acres come eligible for the Small provisions in such Casem Grain sorghum or bar to be planted for Harvest e farm and the temporary re feed Grain base must to conserving uses. Other program provisions Beans planted in lieu of feed s will not earn Price sup payments. Ting Barley will not be t from diversion require in 1970 since supplies Are than adequate to meet vices set mrs. Mcnally Falces will be held Friday 00 am. At St. Bridget s Chin Postville for mrs. D Mcnally who passed away a morning at 5 00 am. Shutte s Are in charge of events. An obituary will f in next week s Herald. Apply for scholarship Clayton county farm by women s committee is acne applications for the an scholarship which they Spon any student whose parents form Bureau members and is planning to prepare for ofe Sion in teaching is Ellks us and application forms picked up at the Applis ugh school. Deadline for completion plication is feb 11. Fire sunday at Good Samaritan Home firemen answered a Call at 8 10 a. M. Sunday morning to the Good Samaritan Home where a Gas clothes dryer was overheating. It was believed a limit switch which automatically shuts off the Gas failed to function allowing the drum and clothes to overheat. The clothes were soldering and smoke filled the corridors. Patients were not evacuated. Clothes in the dryer were ruined and there was considerable smoke damage. The dryer however is still usable. Snowmobile races feb. 7 and 8 the first Northeast Iowa snowmobile rally will be held feb. 7 and 8 at the Dennis Grove farm located on old Highway #52 and 18 Between Monona and Luana the event is being sponsored by the Monona Jaycees. Dennis Steva chairman of the event indicated there will be nine classes in each race with a total of 82 trophies to be Given to first second and third place finishers with the Overall grand Champion receiving the grand trophy. Three tracks will be available a 1/4 mile Oval a 1/4 mile drag and a challenging 8-10 mile closed course. Saturday will be pre registration and the course will be open for family fun at 2 00 . And a Moonlight ride at 7 30 . Sunday registration will begin at 8 30, briefing at 9 30 and racing to Start at 10 00 until dark. A heated lunch area will be on the grounds. Considers watershed at new Albin land owners and operators in the Sand Cove area met last thursday afternoon in the new Albin Community building to discuss the possibility of a Complete watershed conservation treatment program for their locality. Alla Makee soil conservation District commissioners Thomas Mcdowell and Leon Schoh and u. S. Soil conservation service personnel Jim Barnes and Roger Hansen were present to explain the requirements of a Small watershed project As it might apply to that area under the watershed Protection and flood prevention act Public Law 566. The potential Sand Cove watershed is composed of Sand Cove proper and adjoining Clarks Creek. This area covers approximately 12,000 acres. One of the requirements of the Small watershed program is the formation of a local watershed committee. A six Man committee was selected at the meeting. _ Hospital news 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. Birth. Girl or. And mrs. Gary Brink Postville Jan. 11. Medical. Mrs. Bertha Tatro Clermont Jan. 5. Mrs. Rosena Krambeer Luana Jan. 5. Mrs. Anna Gordon Postville Jan. 5. Mrs. Alys Flack Postville Jan. 6. Mrs. Glen Nims Clermont Jan. 7. Linda Butikofer Clermont Jan. 7. Lorenz Lenth sr., Monona Jan. 7. Mrs. Gerald Decker Postville Jan. 8.lmrs. Paul Sonnkalb Postville Jan. 10. Surgical. Roy Leubka Postville Jan. 6. Leo Ball Postville Jan. 6. Dismissals. Theodore Topel Jan. 8. Jesse Olson Jan. 9. Mrs. Gerald Decker Jan. 10. Mrs. Glen Nims Jan. 10. Linda Butikofer Jan. 11. Leo Ball Jan. 11. Mrs. Anna Gordon Jan. N. Mrs. Rosena Krambeer Jan. 12. Mrs. Lila Juen Jan. In. Roy Leubka Jan. 12. Mrs. Damon Meyer Jan. A. Death. Mrs. Riha Bennett Monona Jan. 9. Assets of local Banks increase Over $1.1 m film festival at a to effigy Mounds congressman visits Postville congressman John Culver spent nearly one hour in Postville saturday visiting with local officials on problems in the area. He met with City officials at memorial Hall and also made other stops. Shown Here is Culver Center visiting with councilman Dan Davis left and mayor Burr Cook. Herald photo. Services held for Alta Fischer services were held saturday Jan. 10 at 10 30 a.m., at Trie reining Wisch funeral Home at Janesville wis., for mrs. Alta Fischer 78, who died at her Home Jan. 8. The Rev. I. T. Droegemuller officiated. Alta Lucille Sphar daughter of John and Sarah Mchoes Sphar was born oct. 8, "1891 at Castalia where she attended the Public school. She was married in 1909 to Frank Kneeskern and spent her Early years of married life in Castalia. In 1935, following the death of her Mother she moved to Racine wis., and later to Janesville where she was employed at the Parker pen co., until her retirement in 1949. She was preceded in death by her parents her Sisters Elizabeth mrs. Willard Bollman and Grace mrs. Allen Green her brother Burdell Sphar her husband Frank Kneeskern All of Castalia and her husband Martin Fischer of Janesville. She is survived by a son John Kneeskern Janesville with whom she made her Home and a number of nephews and nieces. She was a member of St. Paul lutheran Church Janesville and burial was in Milton lawns memorial Park at Janesville. Sale dates town Council sales advertised Friday Jan. 16 farm Sale Ray Bollman Elgin. E. L. Diz Dean and Mayhew make Eaton auctioneers. Dates claimed wednesday feb. 4--farm Sale Chester Green Postville. Clerk citizens state Bank auctioneers Diz Deari make Eaton. Friday feb. 6 Grote gut Ray Sweeney George Ash Bacher auctioneers. Saturday feb. 7 farm Sale Milo Livingood Postville. Clerk Postville state Bank auctioneer Stan Ewing. Thursday feb. 19--Melvin Gjefle Waukon. Stan Ewing Ray Sweeney George Ashbacher auctioneers. At the theatre thursday Friday and saturday Jan. 15, 16 and 17--Burt Reynolds and Clint Walker Star in Sam whiskey. Sunday Jan. 18--special matinee the ghost and or. Chicken starring Don Knotts of to Fame. This is a comedy for the whole family. Sunday monday tuesday and wednesday Jan. 18, 19, 20 and 21-Peter o Toole and Katharine Hepburn Star in the lion in in regular meet at the regular monthly meeting of the town Council Jan. Claims in the sum of $17,215.34 were allowed. In other business Larry Reed was again appointed As Deputy town clerk Darwin Ellis As part time Deputy town marshal. Oaths of office were town marshal Merlin Harnack Ellis and Reed. A cigarette permit and class a Beer permit were approved for Stifel s food and fun successors to Larson shopping Center. The mayor appointed Council men Poesch Duwe and Davis As a committee to negotiate for the Purchase of land for the proposed waste water treatment facility to serve hygrade and Wayne poultry plants. New salary and sick leave schedules were also adopted. Supt. Milton e. Thompson announced today that the seventh annual Winter film festival at effigy Mounds National Monument will begin on january 17. As in past years he said films featuring such topics As wildlife Parks history archaeology and conservation will be presented each weekend for ten weeks. The films Are shown in the visitor Center at the Monument located three Miles North of Marquette Iowa on state Highway 76. The films for the weekend of Jan. 17-19 Are Golden Spike and the gooney Bird. Golden Spike commemorates the linking together of the first transcontinental Railroad at Promontory Summit. Utah in May 1869.-one Hundred years ago last year. The gooney Bird is a humorous film about the Albatross Birds of the South Pacific who refused to vacate u. S. Air Force runways during world War ii. In addition to the films this year an attractive exhibit depicting the Urban environmental crisis will be on display in the visitor Center lobby throughout the film festival. This exhibit shows the dramatic contrast Between our ugly dirty cities and the natural Beauty of America s National Parks. The films will be shown on saturday at 1 30, 2 30, 3.30 p. M. Sunday at 11 00 a. M. 12 noon 1 00, 2 00, 3 00 and 4 00 p. M. And monday at 1 30 p. M. Only. Printed schedules for this years festival Are available at the Monument or can be secured by writing to the superintendent effigy Mounds National Monument Mcgregor Iowa 52157. Legion will meet monday Jan. 19 the regular monthly meeting of Arthurf Brandt Post no. 518 will be at the legion rooms monday Jan. 19 at 8 . Vietnam veterans Are invited to attend. There will be orientation on veterans programs and a social hour will follow. 4-h workshop for officers set local 4-h club officers Are invited to attend an officer training workshop on saturday afternoon Jan. 17, 1 30-3 00 . At the West elementary school in Waukon. The county 4-h Council will conduct the training sessions for the various officer groups. Dick Schilling of the Waukon newspaper will also be assisting with the club reporters group. It is hoped this training will make jobs As officers easier and More enjoyable. Upper Iowa conference wrestling champions shown Here Are the individual weight champions of the upper Iowa conference wrestling tournament held Here saturday. West Union won the team title slipping by Postville 47 to 45. The individual champions Are front Row left to right 137, Mike Doscher West Union 130, Dennis Milbrandt West Union 123, Doyle Allen Postville 115, Bruce Cannon West Union 107, Len Biederman Elkader and 98, Jon Blumhagen Monona. Back Row hwt., Dave Flack Postville 185, Tom Olds Monona 175, Ted Hughes Postville 165, Doyle Schroeder Postville 155, Greg Groth Postville and 145, Jeff Cannon West Union. Herald photo. Albert Amundson suffers Burns in Vietnam a Cpl. Albert Amundson son of the Norman g. Amundson of route 2, Postville suffered second and third degree Burns Jan. 5 near Danang Vietnam. Amundson was in a Bunker when a Gas lantern being filled by another Marine exploded burning both men on hands and face. Amundson a 1968 graduate of Postville High school went into the marines october 1, 1968, and has been in Vietnam since april 1969. On monday the Norman Amundson received a letter from Albert s platoon sergeant which said in part i went to see the doctor to find out As much As possible before writing this letter. He told me there would be no scars and the Burns should heal in six to eight weeks. He was a hard working Man i could depend on. He worked hard enough that he has been put up for the next rank sooner than anyone else. I m going to try to see that his absence does t Stop it. A Cpl. Amundson is not Only an outstanding Marine but also an outstanding Man. Signed Frankie l. Mclain a sgt usic. Amundson was moved to Yokohama Japan for treatment. His current address is a Cpl. Albert Amundson 2505058 u. S. Naval Hospital Apo san Francisco California 96503. Need Money for Meales clinic Only half the quota of Money has been received for the measles vaccine used in the clinic held in Postville tuesday according to mrs. Sam Harris business and professional women club coordinator for the donations. Individuals clubs and organizations May still make donations to mrs. Sam Harris Box 534, Postville. Sanderman head of Extension Council the Alla Makee county Extension Council held their 1970 organizational meeting on monday evening Jan. 5. Neil Sanderman Union Prairie township was elected chairman. Lee Allan Eberling Post township was elected vice chairman Catherine Byrnes Makee township was elected Secretary and Paul Mcdowell paint Creek township was elected treasurer. The regular meeting night of the Council will be the first tuesday of the month at the Extension office in Waukon. Kerndt Brothers savings Bank of Lansing was selected As the depository of Extension funds. It s a cold front and Back too after a week of bitter cold and sub Zero temperatures the Mercury Rose above Zero on sunday morning to a warm 10 above. The heat wave did t last Long however and monday morning it dipped to an even Zero and dropped to a 5 below tuesday morning. Lowest Reading the past week was a 24 below on thursday. Indicates 1969 was Good growth year for Postville the assets of Postville s two Banks increased Over $1.1 million during 1969, according to figures released this week by the Banks. The report which is required by state Law showed a healthy increase for both of the local Banks and reflected the growth of Postville during the year. The report was filed As of dec. 31, 1969 and is compared to the report filed at the same time for 1968. The total assets of the two Banks at the end of 1969 were $13,074,304, compared to $11,-947,972 in 1968. This was an increase of $1,126,332. The total assets of citizens state Bank increased $549,059 to $6,971,414. The total assets of the Postville state Bank increased $577,273 to $6,102,890. Loans outstanding by the two Banks at the end of 1969 totalled $6,474,410 an increase of $913,497 Over the 1968 figure of $5,560,912. The total of the Loans at Postville state was $2,341,981, an increase of $273,240. The total of the Loans at the citizens state Bank was $4,132,428, an increase of $640,257. Demand deposits at the two Banks to individuals and corporations totalled $4,214,973 As compared to $4,037,450 in 1968. This was an increase of $177,523. The citizens state Bank had an increase of $57,975 to $2,535,586. Postville state Bank had an increase of $119,547 to $1,679,386. Time and savings deposits in the two Banks totalled $7,124,403 an increase of $826,090 from the 1968 figure of $6,298,313. The time and savings deposits of the Postville state Bank increased $435,801 to a total of $3,629,620. The time and saving deposits of the citizens state Bank increased $390,288 to a total of $3,494,783. More soles around town Ruby s clearance Sale will Start Friday Jan. 16 and Palmquist s pre inventory Sale also starts Friday Jan. 16. Dereen and Jarms tots and teens shops Are continuing their sales and Schutte s is having a pre season Sale on air conditioners. Details Are Given in ads elsewhere in the Herald. Aliens must report address in january w. A Wilson District director of the Omaha Nebr. Immigration and naturalization service has again reminded All aliens to report their addresses during january. Cards with which to make the reports Are available at Post offices and offices of the immigration and naturalization service throughout the country. The reports must be submitted to one of those offices. Parents or guardians submit reports for alien children under fourteen years of age. Wilson urges All aliens to report before the end of january As wilful failure to do so May Lead to serious consequences. Exchange student gives program at kiwanis meeting Gil manalastas an Exchange student at St. Patrick s High school Waukon under the youth for understanding program presented the program monday at the Postville kiwanis club. He comes to Iowa from Quezon City Manila Phillip Ines. His father and Mother Are both officers in the Quezon City kiwanis club. His father is first vice president and his Mother is chairman of the ladies corps. The monday meeting was an inter club meeting with Monona. A feature of the meeting was the passing of the travelling Gavel. The Postville club will now present the Gavel to Dubuque. The next meeting at the of fee shop will observe Tho 55th anniversary of kiwanis

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