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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1970, Postville, Iowa Postville serving the Hub of the four county area ninth year. Postville Iowa wednesday january 28, 1970 number 4. Ices held for Ray Douglass time Postville businessman 1 services for Ray r. 75, were held in m u n i t y presbyterian Postville monday Jan. 30 p. M. With the Rev. Rberts officiating. A ices were conducted by d Lodge of Iowa. Or. Died thursday Jan. 22 Community memorial in Postville. Douglass son of Rue be Douglass and May was born nov. 10, 1894 Ille. He received his cation in the Public n Postville. He attend state University Ames a then transferred to varsity of Iowa Iowa dating from the school Acy in 1916. 7 he served in the armed France. Upon his re operated the Douglass a being the third Gen of his family in the Busich has been in existence b. 14, 1920 he was United age to Ruth l. Brooks no. Two daughters were this Union Betty mrs. Sen of Pomona Cali and mrs. Darlene Couto Ille. In the democratic a. Douglass also served Library Board and was a Ember of the Arthur f. Post no. 518 american serving As first adjutant a 51 year member. He 1 to the v. F. W. In the Odd Fellows and 0 year member of the y love Lodge no. 204. Ged to the scottish rite Decorah and the consist Edar rapids. From 1955 or. Douglass was grand of masons in Iowa. He reviews for the grand bulletin and served on of trustees of masons survived by his wife o daughters mrs. Jay of Pomona California. Darlene Couto of Post be brother Harvey of a sister Ruth Doug Anta Monica California an sons c. Douglass student at the University a Iowa City and pfc. Couto stationed in y. Ent was in the Postville Spital news visiting hours. 30 p. M. And 7 00-8 30 p. M. No hours Are fixed for of of the patient. Please e. Births. Or. And mrs. Dennis Monona Jan. 20. Or. And mrs. Michae Elgin Jan. 20. Or. And mrs. Wayne der Postville Jan. 23. Or. And mrs. Bill Szabo a Jan. 25. Medical. Rosemary Geraghty to Jan. 20. In Anderson Clermont 1. E Decker Postville Jan. Gerhard Halverson he Jan. 25. Landry Kishman far org Jan. 25. Dismissals. Koevenig Jan. 20.  Pearl Huff Jan. 21. Schierholz Jan. 21.  Emma maker Jan. 21.  Freddie Nevermann Jan. A Rosemary Geraghty Jan. Hertha Erbe Jan. 23. Michael Wilson and girl 1. Dennis Steva and girl 4. A Bertha Gell Jan. 24. E Decker Jan. 25. Death. R. Douglass Postville 2. 4 break in at businesses dais gained entry to two of business sometime a. M. Friday. Home  was entered and a Small 1 of Money taken from so drawer. Falb motor co. Windows broken to obtain entry but 8 appeared to be taken a Ted Rumph Darwin and marshal Harnack in Ray Douglass play Reading receives i rating Postville s play Reading group received a i rating in the Large group Northeast District contest held saturday at Strawberry Point. Under the direction of mrs. Cynthia Blauer drama instructor the group presented the Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco. The students participating were Mary Brainard Gem Meyer Rhonda Mcnally Scott Snitker Linda Tucker and Kevin Timmerman. The group will go to Columbus High school in Waterloo for state Competition feb. 7. Donations exceed goal for clinic according to the local tabulation 718 children were immunized at the rubella clinic held Here recently. Donations to this clinic totalled $1,357.63, according to mrs. Sam Harris treasurer for the Postville business and professional women s club who took charge of fund raising. The shots Cost $1.41 each making Postville s share $1,-012.38. It was decided that the excess funds $345.25, would be disposed of in the following manner 1. Elementary student Council reimbursed for their Dona Tian $100.00. 2. Junior High student Council reimbursed for their donation $50.00. 3. Senior High student Council reimbursed for their donation $50.00. 4. Postville Cha reimbursed for their donation $50.00. 5. Postville Fra reimbursed for their donation $10.00. 6. Remaining $85.25 to the school nurse to be used in helping needy children $85.25. The school officials wish to sincerely thank the people of the District for their excellent response and cooperation with this clinic. The support of the Community was most Gratifying. Services held for Hattie m. Stanley services were conducted Friday Jan. 23 at 1 30 p. M. From the Schutte funeral Home in Postville for Hattie Mae Stanley who died at the mainer nursing Home St. James Missouri Jan. 19. The Rev. Curtis Webster was in charge of services. Hattie Mae Stanley was born near Castalia on Jan. 26, 1868 the daughter of John and Mary Winn. She was educated in the Rural schools. She was married to Frank Stanley. Or. Stanley passed away in 1921. Mrs. Stanley was one of the first switchboard operators in Bloomfield township. She was postmaster at Castalia for 16 years and retired in 1938. In 1946 she moved to Cedar rapids and in 1954 she moved to Missouri. For the last year she was a resident of the mainer nursing Home at St. James Missouri. Burial was in the Bloomfield cemetery. Castalia Church elects officers at annual meeting Castalia Zion lutheran Church held their annual congregational meeting last monday evening at the Church Parlours. The following were elected for three year terms chairman Lavern Schweinefus Deacon Ralph Schultz trustee Fielden Monroe and auditor Donald glister. Mrs Lyle Kneeskern and Eugene Szabo were elected for two year terms As members of the Board of Parish education Milton Koenig and Robert Brandt were elected members of the 1971 nominating committee. Or. And mrs. Leslie Mundt will be delegates to the 19 a District convention with Wayne Corlett alternate Delegate. It was bitter but got better following several Days in a deep freeze including last wednesday s 28 below the temperatures started to climb and by sunday morning had reached 28 above. Saturday a warm Sun started the january thaw and a daytime High of 32 was reached. A freezing drizzle sunday made travelling hazardous. It snowed briefly late monday afternoon but temperatures remained above Normal and were expected to do so for a few More Days. Re elect school administrators at special meeting the Postville Board of education in a special meeting held last saturday evening Jan. 24, re elected the superintendent High school principal and elementary principal for the 1970-1971 school year. In other action the Board decided that classes will be held on monday feb. 23 to make up the Snow vacation tuesday dec. 23. This was done so that wednesday thursday and Friday March 25, 26 and 27 could be left for Spring vacation or for the possible make up of future Snow vacation. Some calendars issued this fall and last Spring erroneously listed Mon Day March 31 As a Day of Spring vacation. This was an error As this Day is needed for classes if the school is to have the mandatory 180 Days. A contract was re awarded to Don s jewelry of Postville to furnish class rings for one school year Only. The Board went on record to hire a full time Art teacher for the next school year. Mrs. Ronald Taylor who is now teaching High school Art half time has indicated she will not teach next year. The full time Art teacher according to present plans will work in both grades and High school. A discussion was held by the Board of building needs and possible temporary buildings that might be purchased or rented. The building advisory committee will be invited to meet with the Board in the near future and help decide what should be done in this matter. A discussion on the recommendation of the evaluation committee of the department of Public instruction that a full time or part time vice principal should be hired for the Junior senior High school for next year was held. The Board decided against this for financial reasons. Also the recommendations of the committee that a full time nurse and a full time elementary librarian be secured were discussed but it was decided not to so so for the 1970-1971 school year. A discussion was held in regard to budgeting procedures recommended. The school will have the services of a consultant to discuss budgeting with the administration on monday feb. 2. The resignation of John Lavendar effective at the close of the school year was read and accepted. The possible attendance of High school wrestlers at the state tournament at Des Moines feb. 27 and 28 was discussed. It was agreed that this should be handled in a similar manner As the state basketball tournament. Transfer Postville Library deed the deed for the eld Postville Public Library was transferred Here monday Jan. 19, from the town of Postville to the St. Bridget s Cath Lic Church. The property was originally purchased by the City sept. 16, 1873. For Many years the building housed the fire station. The Library has occupied the building for about 25 years. The new Library is nearing completion and the quarters will be moved shortly. St. Bridget s will new use the lot occupied by the Library plus their own lot to build a new Church edifice. Shown transferring the deed Are left to right Joe Steele City clerk Burr Cook mayor Rev. Cletus j. Hawes and Charles Fishback representing St. Bridget s. Herald photo. Film to be shown at arc meeting the film to touch a Butterfly portraying residential care for the mentally retarded at Beth phage in Axtell Nebraska will be shown at the feb. 5 meeting of the Alla Makee county association for mentally retarded. The meeting will be in the Junior High Library on East Cam pus in Waukon starting at 8 00 . Mrs. Olaf Brandt will be the hostess. Annual dues Are now payable. New members will be Welcome. All interested persons Are invited As guests. Refreshments will be served. Emma Livingood interred Friday services were held Friday Jan. 23 at 3 00 p. M. For mrs. Emma c. Livingood at the Community presbyterian Church in Postville with the Rev. Dick Harberts officiating. Interment was in the Postville cemetery. Emma Caroline Beisker the daughter of William and Anna Beisker was born nov. 3, 1894 in Clayton county Iowa. She died at the lutheran general Hospital Park Ridge Illinois on tuesday Jan. 20 at the age of 75. Emma was married to Wilbur Waters Livingood March 15, 1916. To this Union two children were born Webster Clay and Marion Jessie. She was an Active member of the Community presbyterian Church and the ladies Aid society vow auxiliary Rebekah Lodge Morton Grove Illinois Church world service and the senior citizens of Morton Grove. Her parents and husband preceded her in death also two Brothers George and William Beisker and one granddaughter Carol weeks. She is survived by her son Webster Livingood of Groton Connecticut a daughter. Marion Masaracchia of Morton Grove Illinois five Sisters Anna Henry Amanda Livingood Jessie Fitzpatrick Selma Kirkestue and Audrey Schroeder All of Postville grandsons Joseph and Philip Masaracchia and William Livingood granddaughter Deborah Masaracchia and four great grandchildren. Award Dreier Bronze Star at ceremonies conducted saturday Jan. 24 at fort Leonard Wood Missouri Corporal Mark s. Dreier was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star medal first Oak Leaf Cluster with a device for heroism in the Republic of Vietnam while serving with company a 1st battalion 8th cavalry 1st cavalry division. Remarks made when the award was presented Mark s parents or. And mrs. Herbert a. Dreier were he distinguished himself by valorous actions on june 2, 1969 while serving As a Rifleman on a search and Clear Mission. As his company was moving toward a hidden enemy Bunker Complex they were taken under intense hostile fire. Numerous men were wounded and the remainder of the Point element was pinned Down and isolated As they moved toward the enemy Bunker comp 1 e x. Immediately Corporal Dreier with Complete disregard for his own safety exposed himself to a Hail of fire As he mane Vered towards an automatic weapons emplacement in an attempt to silence the hostile position. His display of personal bravery and Devotion to duty was in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflects great credit up in himself and the United states army. He is also awarded the Aid medal and the purple prior to death Mark had been awarded the National defense service medal Vietnam serv. Ice medal with one Bronze service Star Vietnam Campaign ribbon Sharpshooter badge with Rifle bar and the Marksman badge with automatic Rifle Richard e. Tompkins was the escort for the driers at the ceremony. They were accompanied by or. And mrs. Marvin Block Eric and Scott of Oxford. At the theatre thursday Friday and saturday Jan. 29, 30 and 31--Anthony Kemp appears in the boys of Paul sunday monday tuesday and wednesday feb. 1, 2, 3 and 4--Robert Mitchum stars in the Good Guys and the bad Jaycees announce candidates for outstanding Young Farmer Lee Allan Eberling Milo Heins select three area men for annual Honor the Postville Jaycees have announced the three candidates for outstanding Young Farmer from the area. They Are Lee Allan Eberling Milo Heins and Robert c. Meyer. The winning candidate will be announced at the Jaycees annual award banquet thursday Jan. 29, at the All purpose room of the Cora a Darling Grade school. Other awards to be presented at the banquet include Boss of the year outstanding Jaycee and distinguished service award. Tickets for the banquet May be purchased at either Postville Bank or from any Jaycee. Eberling 30, farms 150 acres specializing in Dairy farming. His Herd of Brown Swiss is enrolled in the state National associations. He is a 4-h Leader and a member of the Alla Makee Extension Council. He is also associated with a number of farm groups and co operatives. He and his wife Eva Jane have four children Lorl 6 Scott 5 Jeffery 4, and Daniel 2. Eberling is a member of St. Paul lutheran Church and a member of the Church Council. Milo Heins 32, has a beef hog operation on a 250 acre farm. He is a ass township committeeman and Active in farm organizations and co Ops. He and his wife Ursula have four children Michael la David 9 Christina 5, and Steffen 4. He is a member of St. Paul lutheran Church where he is a choir member sunday school teacher and a member of the Church Council. Robert c. Meyer 29 farms 300 acres with Dairy hog operation. He is a member of the am vets and of & am Lodge. He is also Active in various co operatives. He and his wife Dianne have one daughter Jacquelyn 8. He is also a member of St. Paul lutheran Church. Robert c. Meyer name students to Dean s list the Deans list for High scholarship during the fall Quarter at Iowa state University Ames contains the names of 1,216 students. To be named to the Deans list students must have carried at least 15 credit hours and achieved a Grade Point average of 3.5 or More. On the list from this area Are Jane e. Anderson Clermont Home economics education Nancy Steva Wachter Luana elementary education William a. Burling electrical engineering Jane e. Clark elementary education Ronald a. Lenth Dairy science Katherine Schlee schierholz Home economics education and Bruce a. Turner Industrial administration All of Postville. News from the. Good Samaritan Center new residents or. And mrs. Berger Olson Lansing Louis Schlee Postville. Sunday january 25, the Coffee hour was served by the Bethlehem presbyterian women. Chapel services were conducted by the Rev. Keith Kensinger Bethlehem presbyterian Church. Tray favors were Given by the Bloomfield Busy bees 4-h club. The family of mrs. Lizzetta Wuennecke served a birthday cake to the residents wednesday Jan. 21, in Honor of her birthday. Adult de classes being considered results from the adult education interest Survey recently completed show sufficient interest for classes to be conducted in the following advanced tailoring investment seminar three meetings Only guitar cake decorating and advanced knitting. Classes Are tentatively scheduled for monday evenings starting february 9. Further information is expected next week. Eskimo Hunter film at effigy Mounds the classic picture of the life of an Eskimo Hunter Nanook of the North is the film at the effigy Mounds Winter film festival this weekend. The film will be shown at the effigy Mounds visitor Center beginning saturday Jan. 31. Showing times Are saturday 1 30, s30 and 3 30 . Sunday hourly from 11 00 . To 4 . Monday at 1 30 . Only. Effigy Mounds National Monument is located on Iowa state Highway 76, three Miles North of Marquette. Retail merchants seminar in Waukon the Alla Makee county Extension service in cooperation with the Iowa state University and others Are co sponsoring a series of three meetings for retail merchants located in Alla Makee county. The meetings will be held at the Extension office in Waukon on wednesday feb. 4, 11 and 18 from 1 30 to 3 30 . The program is designed to give concise practical information on the business climate and the latest thinking in successful merchandising. Resource speakers from Iowa state University will conduct the sessions. Merchants interested in attending this series should pre Register by Jan. 30. Forms Are available at the county Extension office or from chamber of Commerce secretaries in the various towns. Clayton county clinic successful four thousand forty six children Ages 1-12 were vaccinated throughout Clayton county in the rubella clinics on Jan. 14. This is due to the cooperation of the school officials school nurses local newspapers and others who helped with publicity local physicians and parents. The team of six from the state health department kept a hectic schedule travelling from school to school during the Day. Sale dates sales advertised tuesday feb. 3-farm Sale Reuben Butikofer. Clerk Farmer s savings Bank Clermont. Auctioneers Orvin Thompson and Jack Schatz. Wednesday feb. 4--farm Sale Chester Green Postville clerk citizens state Bank auctioneers Diz Dean make Eaton. Dates claimed Friday feb. 6--Albert Grote gut. Ray Sweeney George Ash Bacher auctioneers. Saturday feb. 7 farm Sale Milo Livingood Postville. Clerk Postville state Bank auctioneer Stan Ewing. Saturday feb. 14-farm Sale Alvin Engelhardt Monona. Auctioneers Stan Ewing and Don Kregel. Union state Bank clerk. Thursday feb. 19 Melvin Gjefle Waukon. Stan Ewing Ray Sweeney George Ashbacher auctioneers

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