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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - July 10, 1940, Postville, Iowa Postville Herald forty eighth year. A live newspaper in a live town. Turner Hall to be transferred soon to town officials at Canada line hold party of iowans mrs. Harvey Buddenberg who has been vacationing in the East with or. And mrs. Hjalmer Kolseth and son of Decorah and mrs. John Moe of Bluff ton returned Home saturday after. Noon. One of the highlights of their expect to get construction journey was a trip into Canada work and remodelling a ilex at x started August 1 u. S. line Are very careful they report. They had considerable m uce of the town Council and trouble crossing the line into Canada .1. Turner society met last saturday but finally convinced officials that they in to discuss the Transfer of the were tourists and gave the address a or Hall to the town of Postville of a Friend they planned on visiting. 2rilne to wishes of the voters who but their real trouble was on the me 28 approved d Bond Issue of return trip to the United states. Of a i to be used in improving the socials at first refused to let them pass $8,500 to of Yacu r and dem Atleed or Kolseth s birth Tiit last regular mooting the town certificate. All members of the party lit a sed a Resolution authorizing had visions of spending several weeks Council a sea it. Del unu1 the myth certificate Taj it la a therond could be procured but or. Kolseth s Deil o which will be found in managed to identify himself with am Hind Meiai a u. Erien legion papers which he luckily the Council proceedings m this Issue of the Herald. D j u w permitted to con a Tel ssdt�esjan0lly due their trip Back into this country approved and the Bonds delivered to the successful bidder a Transfer of the skating risk moved to property will be effected. West Union on monday it is expected that the work of re mravinc the building can be started the skating rink which had been by August 1 operated for two months on City pro the building will House town Hall Perty just West of Cook s service Sta and municipal offices the fire depart Tion was taken Down on monday and meat jail and special accommodations transported to West Union. Or. And will be provided for veterans organizations. Under the statutes of Iowa a building already in use cannot be purchased for town Hall purposes the Law providing that such a building May Bel purchased and named Liberty memorial Hall hence the new Hall will no doubt be known As memorial Hall when it finally becomes the property of the town. The Law provided that the business i affairs of such a building be directed i by a commission composed of Fourl mrs. Rex Rohrer. Who operated the rink plan on being located the remainder of the summer at West Union. Pirates scared league leaders but lose 5 to h " to hosts Banat i Monona s Home run in the ninth inning decides sunday s game de shortly either by Arthur f. Brandt Post no. 518, american legion or by town Council if the legion does not act within ninety Days. Circus fails to come a Home run in the ninth inning by Tayek Monona right fielder. Tripped up Postville sunday afternoon at Smith for july fourth Date athletic Field 5 to 4. In the Best Bau game of the year. By virtue of their hundreds of people were disappoint Victory Monona retained its grip on Edon july eth when the Howe Bros. Urst place in the northeastern Iowa circus miffed for showing Here failed league standings to arrive Jacic Goltz. Monona s Ace hurler was no word has been received from hit hard by Postville in the late inn tourism a season is Here sister of mrs. Kelleher passed away on Friday mrs. Nell Patterson sister of mrs. Carrie Kelleher of Postville passed away Friday evening at 11 50 o clock in the Kelleher Home. Mrs. Patterson had been in failing health since the first of the year and was brought to Postville from her Home in Maquoketa on june 1. She was 65 years old. Funeral services were held monday afternoon in the methodist Church at Maquoketa and burial was made in nearby cemetery. Among those present at the funeral were mrs. Kelleher and Jean and Robert of Postville. Mrs. Patterson is survived by two Sisters. Mrs. Kelleher of Postville and mrs. William Hiller of Seattle Wash. And two step daughters Buna of Maquoketa and Gladys of Chicago 111. Her husband preceded her in death in 1935. Unpaved Postville streets will be oiled this week them for their failure to appear Here. The Advance agent arranged for the town License and grounds but she did not make a payment for these. However she collected Money from merchants for banners the show was to display in the show tent and stuck the Herald for a Small advertising Bill which was to have been paid for on show Day Rumor has it that officials in an Ings. But he received Fine support which nipped several budding rallies. Sullivan contributed several catches in left Leld which helped Goltz out of bad holes. In the midst of a Postville rally in the seventh inning Cahoon of Monona threw out Abernethy of Postville at the plate after Abernethy had cracked out what looked to be a Home run Abernethy stumbled As he rounded Illinois town held them up for failure in it to pay their incurred debts. Bible and pistol matches will be held Here sunday rifled a perfect Peg to the Home plate to catch the Fleet Postville runner. Postville tied up the score in the seventh inning. Palmer and Sanders singled then Murray Ellis Postville _ nit her drove out a Home run. Aber the Postville gun and Rifle club hot came a moment later but my sponsor Rifle and pistol matches  h third out of the in. Nday at the Rifle Range. Winners a p Home Latr w be awarded groceries in several hand " the contests and other winners will Postville 4 ats k Given medals. Smith if. Matches which have been held in Meier c.--. Past have proven very popular Abernethy Andritis expected that a Large list of Anderson la. Ies will be made Here sunday. Sebastian cd d. Schroeder 3ba i Palmer 2b .4 Sanders is it s important news for everyone readers miss a lot of important lews if they Don t read the Legal publications appearing in the Herald from time to time. For instance this week the town Council publishes its proceedings and the anticipated budget requirements for next year the school Board has its annual report showing where the Law Money you paid went and also have their budget estimate for next year s expenses the two Postville Banks publish their quarterly statement on Call of toe state banking department which show the condition As of june 29, our readers should acquire the habit of Reading All Legal publications As they Are published by he various governing bodies. You should read the history of Toler work As carried in these proceedings you Are vitally interested in your local govern ment whether you realize it or not and Iowa Laws make it possible for you to get this information through the Legal publications As set Forth above. Ellis p. D. Voelker rf.0 h. Voelker of. 3 totals.35monona 5 a Waskow 3b .4 Hunter c .5 Cahoon of .3 Goltz p .4 Piederson la .2 Drahn 2b .4 Mcneil is .4 j Tayek rf.4 i Sullivan it. 3 r 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4 r 1. 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 h 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 s h 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 totals.33 score by innings Monona .2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 league standings w .8 .7 .6 5 Postville. Monona i St. Olaf i Waukon 5 8 2 r h e 0 0 1-5 8 2 3 0 0-4 8 1 harpers ferry a u Ossian .3 5 Postville.2 6 garnavillo.2 6 elkader.0 8 games next sunday Waukon at St. Olaf. Garnavillo at Ossian Elkader at Monona Postville at harpers ferry pet. .888 .777 .750 .625 .425 .250 .250 .000 according to town clerk a. C. Web Ster eve Era Street in Postville that in t paved will be oiled within the next few Days f a car of Road Oil containing 8,001 Gallons arrived in Postville on monday but it contained Asphalt Oil which will be used for the second coat. Another car of Oil approximately 8,000 Gallons is expected to arrive tomorrow morning. This car will contain Oil to be used As a priming coat. The Iowa Road building company of Des Moines has the contract to spread the Oil and will begin work immediately once the Oil arrives. Some of the alleys in the business District will be oiled and two driveways leading into the fair grounds will also receive two Coats of Oil. Rev. P. Hogan returns from his trip to Alaska the Rev. Patrick Hogan of Postville and the Rev. J. P. Connell of Eldora returned Friday evening from a three weeks vacation trip which took them As far North As Ketchikan Alaska. After leaving Postville they went to St. Paul minn., then Westward across the bad lands of North Dakota to bismark thence to Seattle Wash., where they took a boat to Vancouver British Columbia Canada. Here they stayed overnight and then embarked on the most enjoyable leg of their journey. They covered 600 Miles from Vancouver to Ketchikan Alaska in about five hours by air planer visit at Ketchikan they flew Back to Vancouver and then returned to the United states. Before starting on the homeward journey they visited in Portland Ore among other his Toris Points of interest they visited on the trip were Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park. Tilton Guthrie players coming for 4-Day stand the Tilton Guthrie players Stock company playing in their big tent theatre will open a four night stand Here in Postville on next sunday july 14, an advertisement to this effect appearing elsewhere in today s Herald. This company played Here for the first time last season and made Many friends by giving a Good clean Brand of entertainment throughout their stay. The opening play sunday night will be the girl from new other plays will be if you knew Susie scrambled babies and Maggie and Jiggs on the company has an orchestra to entertain the audience before the show and Good vaudeville Between the acts headed by Gene and Audrey danc ing artists. The prices Aie reduced this year to 10c for children and 15c for adults. The tent will be located on the fair grounds and the Public is urged to attend the Tilton Guthrie show while it is in Postville july 14 to 17. Wells dry up on farms during present drouth a hot Sun has pushed the Mercury up a Rourick the 100 degree Mark this week and residents of this Vicinity Are sweltering in the Long expected heat wave. Although Many sections of Iowa received rainfall on monday tie showers missed northeastern Iowa moisture is barfly needed and Many Springs and Wells Are going dry near Postville Louis Christofferson who is on the Kenneth Sanders farm East of Postville reports that his Well is nearly dry. Tom Looney who is on the Webb estate farm 2% Miles East of town also reports the drouth caused his Well to dry up. At the present time Well drillers Are Down 280 feet in their work of drilling a new Well. Oats Fields Are past the danger Point on Many farms but Corn Fields need rain badly. Both parties nominate Goheen judge candidate Katheryn Ong resigns local teaching position miss Katheryn Long of Sac City will not return to Postville this fall to teach in Postville Junior High school her resignation was read monday evening at a meeting of the school Board and it was accepted. She will teach this coming school year at Rock Island Illinois. During the Schodl Board meeting a Resolution was passed making a prove Sion for printing school Bonds which were sold last week. L. D. Walter to attend Reserve officers Camp the District judicial conventions of both the democratic and Republican parties were held at Calmar last saturday afternoon judge t. H. Goheen of Calmar. Being nominated by both a parties As a candidate to succeed himself. His name will appear in both the democratic and Republican columns on the november general election i democrats in their session pass-5d a Resolution complimenting the republicans for nominating t. H. Goheen and  pledging their cooperation in maintaining a bipartisan judiciary in the 13th judicial  b. Steele one of the Alla Makee county delegates and r. R. Douglass Bot i of Postville attended the democratic session. L. D. Walter will leave sunday for fort Sheridan near. Chicago to attend a two weeks of Reserve officers. He i attack a to the 537th coast artillery regiment in which he holds the rank of lieutenant colonel. Second Grade teacher accepts contract Here miss Alice Fredericks of new Hartford will be the second Grade teacher in Postville Public schools this fall. A contract was tendered her a week ago and she advised supt. B. H. A Graeber by Long distance Telephone last night that the contract was satisfactory she will replace Inabelle Vogt who resigned. Two other vacancies must be filled before school convenes in the fall a vocal teacher to succeed Rosa , and a Junior High school teacher to succeed Katheryn Long. Miss. Frederickson is a graduate of the primary., course at. Iowa. State teachers College Cedar Falls and for two years has been teaching at -wells.-Burg. Grapes of Wrath is Iris feature this week end manager Lloyd e. Palmer has secured one of the most publicized pictures for thursday Friday and saturday. It is entitled grapes of due to the extreme length of this picture night performances will begin at 7 00 and 9 15 o clock. Tyrone Power and Dorothy Lamour will be co starred in Johnny Apollo which will be seen sunday and Mon Day. It is a picture packed with action a picture featuring Johnny Apollo College Man banker s son and mob Ster. In the supporting roles will be seen Edward Arnold Lloyd Nolan Charley Grapewin and Lionel at will the usual double feature is coming tuesday and wednesday. The girl in 313" is a Clever mystery comedy with Kent Taylor and Florence Rice As the stars. Florian is the Story of a Beautiful Grey stallion a picture which should Appeal to everyone. Helen Gil Bert and Robert Young Are the featured stars. De Gordon leaves for Circle tour of u. S. A de Gordon left Postville on monday evening on a grand Circle tour of the United states via the Milwaukee Road. Or. Gordon will first go to san Francisco calif., and will take in the world s fair on the West coast. He will then go to new York City for the world s fair on the Eastern coast. Be fore returning Home he plans on visiting in Montreal Canada. Or. Gordon plans on being away from Postville for six or eight weeks. To Honor band members and soloists july 17 will be presented medals for achievements at National contest Postville High school musicians who won honors at the National music con test in St. Paul minn., this Spring will be honoured wednesday evening july 17, during the weekly band concert in the Park. B. H. Graeber superintendent of schools will present each of the 44 members of the Postville High school marching band with a medal. Each medal will have the inscription Honor rating 1, won by Postville High school 1940." in addition to the members of the marching band individual medals will be presented to the following National music contest Solo winners Duane Schroeder Margaret Huebner Paul Schutte by Harris and Joe Marston. Members of the following Small groups will also receive medals for their Fine work at St. Paul woodwind quintet trombone quartet and Saxo phone quartet. The three Trees a Novelty number will be featured during the band concert. The narration will be Given by Duane Schroeder. Following is the program. The thunderer spirit of youth Hail Hail All around the world Novelty Yoder Moonlight on the Nile cavalcade overture Holmes the three Trees narration by Duane Schroeder dutch shoe co Mhz round the there s something about a Soldier Noel Gay Gloria March Losey Stville defeats Waukon on july fourth 9 to 5 for the second time in five Days Postville s rapidly improving baseball team took the measure of Waukon by score of 9 to 5, at the Waukon Fairgrounds before a Large crowd during the fourth of july Celebration. Frank Tehel of Castalia pitched for Postville and turned in i a sparkling exhibition. He was ably supported by Murray Ellis and Jackie Sanders who knocked out Home runs. Ellis patrolled right Field in excellent fashion. Postville jumped into an Early Lead after the second inning and never was headed again. Mrs. John Sebastian Hurt in fall Down cellar Steps mis. John Sebastian suffered a painful injury monday morning in a fall at her Home she was washing clothes and in walking Down the Steps into the cellar she slipped and fell to the basement floor. Her right Arm was injured in and according to a rays which were immediately taken a Bone near the Elbow was broken. Death Knell is sounding for the old guard that s the prediction made by the Herald s state news writer the material contained herein does not necessarily conform to the editorial policy of this paper. Weekly news release of the Iowa press association the old guard is dead Long live the new that might be the cry ringing Forth if the nomination of Wendell Willkie had taken place in England rather than the United states As a paraphrase of the King is dead Long live the King whether the sentiment was voiced in those words or not it certainly was the thought of a huge majority of rank and file republicans and even democrats when the nomination of Willkie was made certain. The old guard of the National party took a humiliating she lacking in front of the whole people administered by the people and the old guard of Iowa politics fell with it. The Iowa old guard fell because it backed the candidacy of senator Robert a. Taft the old guard candidate against people s Choice Willkie. Irving w. Barney Myers chairman of Iowa Young republicans and a Dele Gate at Large to the convention sounded the death Knell of the old guard of Iowa when he stepped to the microphone on the fifth ballot at Philadelphia and demanded a Roll Call of the Iowa delegation. When Myers a Young attorney decided on the step he was of the belief that he was placing his entire political future in jeopardy for it was clearly evident that the old guard headed by National committeeman Harrison e. Spangler would rather not have been polled. In fact it was made Plain to Barney that he was making a mistake a mistake in the mind of the old when Barney sat Down after asking for the Roll Call he was a hero in his Home state the old guard the Barney forced the hand of Spangler who voted for Taft when it was evident that the state s sentiment was for Willkie. Old friends of Spangler who fought for his re election to a third term As National committeeman Are now turning against him because they feel that he did not truly represent the sentiment in Iowa. They can excuse the Iowa delegation for missing the boat by not throwing its entire support to Willkie on the important fifth ballot but can accept none for the delegation s failure to vote for Willkie on the sixth when it was Plain that he was to be the nominee. Feeling. Nomination of Willkie has caused a much broader smile to crease the faces of state House office holders than would have been displayed had the possibility of going into a fall Campaign with Taft at the head of the ticket come True. One prominent elective official stated to the press that he was ready to pack his bags and go Back into business if Taft had been the nominee so certain was he of his defeat in that event. Now he said he feels that the republicans will not Only carry the state but they will recapture the White House. Taxes. With new defense taxes whooping the Cost of cigarettes gasoline and entertainment among other items iowans continued an Page seven Iowa news letter to appear weekly a new feature in the Herald starting this week is the Capitol news letter which should be of interest to every one of our readers. This weekly feature is supplied us by a staff writer of the Iowa press association and while it May contain interesting sidelights of the political wars within the state it is to be non partisan and of intense interest during the coming Campaign. News of the state government agencies taxes etc., will be included in the weekly releases. These letters will also bring All of the important phases of the legislature sessions to be held in Des Moines starting next january. Read this week s letter and 4 every one to follow each week

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