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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - July 15, 1926, Postville, Iowa Official paper Al Kamakee county Herald official paper town of Postville rt7-fourth year a live newspaper in a live town Postville Iowa thursday july 15,1926 number 36 Irav Eler spay s army Sand cabbages pc Trio will prove the great dramatic and musical Lent Ever in Postville two Auto accidents so far this week to an end properties Are to feted the being set Ytting is for the tar show which for two notes be the. Turner Hall a theatre in t very iffy ten that this in Postville and rib is much. A Juenal that it happens with it that this entertainment will Sheie is Talent in Postville. Inn woman and child within flies should be eager to see Jet might be called souvenir kit will most assuredly be to j afterwards. Tho authors of the Materia will be use Dis a Long is american playwright Booth Eli. Many thousands of people belied and thrilled Over his seductions. The other author soiling s Well it Cully and is gaining re Corii Thor and further from the Nee. Itu cabbages is being h in Saskatchewan Canada is Fiji shed in new York and has Liidi entices in California As Well jinas Nebraska Illinois and feints nearer. It is not Allim that he will Tako an import in this Lino of work one of i aside one of the two nights july 20, or wednesday Fand have the time of your Ufa Ting the travellers and to Fht ened with them in the Lone Juii hotel watching Topsy s it Tii ill and at play with. The i characters aunt Ophelia and coring about watching cab swelling and busting and to your Delight in connection in Oil Wells which would have up about Decorah had the Low venture there proven sue installation i. 0. O. indy evening was the occasion Cut fraternal Joy night at Odd Hall the officers of Post Vidgo no. 707, i. Q. 0. F. And Rebekah Lodge no. 48 i. 0. 0. Png jointly installed at that k. S. Burdick d. A of As installing officer and Fol the ceremony a picnic supper arved and heartily enjoyed of Lich came a delightful social i. The following were installed Peers Odd Fellows. A. P. Ellis. A. A Douglass n. Christofferson. N. . Schroeder. V. . C. Webster. V. Backhaus. Arden John Powell Idun Tor Albert Backhaus. A. C. Meyer. Walter Lammert. Plain de f. Schroeder. A rotary a. W. Campbell. Insurer a. F. Meier. Rebekah Harrington. A. Delightful motoring and wonderful crops last sunday was about As perfect a Day for travelling As could be imagined and through the thoughtfulness of or. And mrs. Geo. Kohlmann a and Elizabeth it was the pleasure of or. And mrs. Bert e. Tuttle to enjoy with them a motor trip of almost 200 Miles. A Large part of the trip was through territory new to us and at a season of the year when All nature is at her prettiest the going trip was via Clermont West Union Fayette Maynard West from Oelwein Obj Waverly thence to Cedar Falls where after picking up miss Helen Tuttle we drove to Washington Park and had picnic dinner. Thence we drove to the College Campus to learn the Rooming place of the miss Biermann a pieces of or. Kohlmann and after a Brief Vail on them started on the homeward Trail via Highway no. 11. Switching off this paved Highway we Woric up through Dewar Readlyn Tripoli Sumner thence Back to Fayette stopping at West Union for supper and thence leaving for Home where we arrived at about 8 30. All along the Way crops were looking excellent and some haying had been one. Old King Corn is so Green it is nearly Black and is making rapid growth. The Best Corn was in the Vic Ity of Waverly where some of it was taking a peek at you Over the top of the fences. Between Waverly and Cedar Falls some Start had been Ade in harvesting Small Grain a few of the Fields being already in Hock. Everything Points to the fact that this is to be a year of abundance with the Farmers in this Section of Iowa and All Are glad that this is so. Year in and year out god has wonderfully blessed Eastern and northeastern Iowa and we who Are fortunate enough to reside Here have every reason to be thankful. The final rites for f. W. Hughes the last services for f. W. Hughes were held Friday afternoon from the Home of his friends or. And mrs. N. C. Smith of it. Carroll Illinois where the body was taken upon arrival thursday evening last at 6 37. Rev. E. K. Hester of the m. E. Church conducted the services and miss Mary k. Miles Sang two Beautiful Solo numbers nearer my god to thee and mine Ain friends and relatives were present from Savanna Chadwick Milledgeville and it. Carroll and those from a distance were or. And mrs. B. A. Strauch of Urbana Illinois or. And mrs. W. T. Rudolph of Minneapolis miss Jeanne Boyd of Chicago and mrs. A. F. Plam Beck of Fremont Nebraska. The Many Beautiful Flowers mute tributes of friends at Home and at a distance completely covered the new made grave As Well As that of his father beside him. Both now Are eternally at rest and sleep on a Hillside overlooking a City full of friends. What the Postville folks were doing 25 years ago mrs. Harry a. Neff enters eternal rest birthday interesting items taken from the Iles of the Iowa Volks Blatt of july 12, 1926 open air services Well attended last sunday was a Fine Day for picnic As was evidenced by the Large crowd that assembled at the e. W. Schierholz farm Home East of Postville. About 44 families unpacked their Well filled baskets that fairly made the Tabic groan with its Delici Ous Load of eats. After the dinner hour the afternoon was spent in visiting and various contests such As cow calling Beauty contest finding the tallest Man and the shortest Ivo Man in the crowd the oldest car on the ground Etc. At All times the Volley Ball was enjoyed by both Young and old. As the evening hour came alas All too soon the guests went to their various Homes reminding each other that these occasions Are none Loo numerous. Uck by lightning lives to telltale firing a heavy electrical storm at West Union last week in Barnhouse was hit by a Bolt of fling and miraculous As it May he lives to Tell the tale. two other boys stood in a tool be on the Renwick farm when fining came in on the Cave spouts through the building on a Row Pes hanging on a Wall and Sov i Rolls of Barb wire against which no in House was leaning. terribly burned about Tho arms t legs especially from the Knees in. A physician said he believed it heavy rubber soles on his boots pm his life. was unconscious Ity minutes after the Bolt hit him other of the other two boys was Prisly Hurt. White rein cake Hiss Ivy White of Luana and Del a Reincke of this City were quietly Fried july 7th in Waukon. Tha big couple were unattended one Bride is a daughter of or. And p. Walter White a very estimable pub lady with Many friends and t the past three years has been of Ching in Rural schools Ine Groom is a son of c. F. Reincke this City an upright and Indus a Ous Young Man who at present is singed As clerk at Tho commercial he Young couple left for Chicago a Waukegan on a Short honeymoon f at the conclusion of which Thoy make their Home in Postville. " we a the Many friends of or. And w. Reincke the Herald joins in exp Mug Hearty congratulations and Pes their wedded life May be a be and Happy one. Ice Cream social Benefit of band try our want and column. As Tho band tax voted this Spring 1 will not be available until next year i and As the band is under expense All the time the people of Postville have decided to serve ice Cream and cake in the Park on tuesday evening july 27th, the Date of the next band concert and give the net proceeds to the boys. Everybody will be glad to give the band a Little help for the Fine music they Are providing and we urge All to patronize this social for their Benefit. See desert Gold at Postville theatre Zane Grev s latest terrific hit desert Gold at the Postville theatre next monday and tuesday july 19 and 20 is positively the final Zane Grey Story to be filmed. All the others have been filmed and have been shown at the local theatre. This will be the last Opportunity to see a Zane Grey picture so make your plans now to see it. It will be More than Worth the Effort you May make. Don t miss Peter b. Kyne s masterpiece Neve r the Twain shall meet at the Postville theatre wednesday and thursday july 21 and 22. Better than the enchanted a. W. And i. P. Strauch and mrs. F. W. Hughes returned Home saturday evening from it. Carroll Illinois. Thoy were accompanied by or. And mrs. W. T. Rudolf of Minneapolis that lady being a sister of. The three first named. The four families and mrs Mulloy and son Billy of Salt Lake City spent sunday Here in the Hughes Home and enjoyed a picnic dinner together. Or. And mrs. Rudolf returned to Minneapolis Early monday morning. A pleasant and helpful Union religious service was. Held at Forest Mills picnic grounds sunday afternoon. The churches participating were Forest Mills and Bethel and the presbyterian churches of Frankville Rossville Waukon and Postville. The pastors of All the churches were pres in t and Rev. J. of Hazel ton was a visitor. Addresses were made by Rev. C. W. Harris Rev. J. C. B. Peck and or. R. L. Van Nice. Rev. R. F. Galloway presided and or a. L. Meier led the singing assisted by a voluntary choir. The audience responded especially Well in the old time religion and one of the highest Points of. The service was reached when at the request of the chairman mrs. Otto Welper of the Forest Mills Church Sang As a Solo the verse makes me love after Rev. Paul Krebbs had pronounced the Benediction there were Many such expressions As let s do it every year we ought to meet again this fall and or. George Waters reminded one of the apostle Peter s remark to his lord on the mount of transfiguration when he said let s take up a collection and build a platform and meet hero please take a look at the yellow tag a lot of our subscribers will be pleased to see the new figures on their yellow tag this week showing Thair subscription is paid in Advance. Look at yours now and see if to have Given you proper credit As our list is corrected up to and including wednes Day july 14. If you Are in arrears drop in and make a Deposit of something of a metallic kind and we will fix your tag in Good shape in a Short time. Desert latest plan now to see rain Zane Grey s sir picture at the Postville theatre july 19th and 2qth. " " Miller and the a or. And mrs. Fred j or and mrs. John Hrnack had an in voyage motor trip sunday from , a i i the Scenic North along m Marquette Highway. Arthur Dresser motored wednesday last to Langdon and spent the Day with his sister mrs. Ama Sprague and his Mother. Thursday he visited two Fox farms at Estherville and afterwards went to spirit Lake and Okoboji returning to Postville Friday or. And mrs. 0. J. Beucher or and mrs. L. 0. Beucher and family mrs. Louise Mcewen and James of this City motored to Manchester Sun Day being met there by or. And mrs Louis Tronicek of Cedar rapids and passed the Day pleasantly picnicking and in a social season. Or. And mrs. A. J. Phillips the misses Irene Meier Pauline Staadt Melinda Cristen and Gertrude Volk Man were sunday visitors at Mcgregor Heights and although he has Livock Here for three thousand years or less it was or. Phillips first visit there. Of Chicago is miss Here for a visit. A fhe Frauen Vorin will meet july 18 with mrs. Chas. Ohloff. Kef in the Shade tuesday and wednesday and no rain in sight. John Hart went to Chicago last 2ek with a car Load of cattle. Dentist Cole has made his family pay by the Purchase of a new Stein a piano. Editor Burdick sr., is in a Hospital in Davenport for treatment. His wife is with him. Grace Mcneil who has been teaching in California for several years s Here on a visit. Johari Klein and Mae prior of the Luhr fian & Sanders store Are enjoying their summer vacation. \j7 r. Laughlin has returned from Dev Moines. was in a Hospital there but was not helped much. Daisy Gardner of Postville and Fred Hennings of Wisconsin wore United in marriage july 4, by Rev. Pollard. State auditor Merriam who was formerly school principal in Postville has started divorce proceedings in Des Moines. Or. And mrs. Herman Meyer and four children of Mcintire were Here oif a visit with their relatives for everal Days. The City authorities have bought an Iron Cage which will be set up in Tho Ity jail. Prisoner s will be locked up More safely from now on. A retired Farmer named Schroeder committed suicide in West Union by cutting his Throat with a razor. was hopelessly ill with dropsy. 4mfs. Becker left saturday for Keo Kiik to see her Mother. Or. Becker will Ricat her there later and they will tart on their european trip from there ast week a Carload of Good milk rows was loaded at new. Hampton. They Cost ?50 per head and will be shipped to Mexico where they will bring $100 per head in Gold. The fell the evening of july 4-Over."the dry territory around Postville was Worth a great Deal and we could use a whole lot More. The hot winds dry up everything. There will be a special train to West. Union and return wednesday july 17, for the firemen Celebration. Thuc fire departments of Gresco Decorah and West Union will take part. Carl Madaus received a letter sat Urray morning stating that his Moth Ejiri Hamburg was very ill. Monday afternoon at 2 30 he left for new York where he will Board the Steamer deutschland on thursday and he expects to to in Hamburg a week later it takes oly $2.25 for a round trip ticket from Postville to Minneapolis and Minnehaha Falls sunday july 21. A special train leaves po3tville at 3 30 and Minneapolis at g 45 p. M there will be no admission to the Park and a Fine program hts been arranged for the Day on the first Day of october 1s82, the friends of or. And mrs. Edson Wickham rejoiced with them on the birth of their daughter to whom they gave the name of Ella. They watcher the development of her character through the Days of childhood girlhood and womanhood. On april 21,. 1904 she was married to or. Harry a. Neff. Or. And mrs. Neff lived for some time in Clermont and this has always seemed Home to them they had three children Paul who is Twenty Edward who is seventeen and Freddie who died january 2, 1d20 at the age of seven. For some years mrs. Neff has been an invalid and for months has suffered intensely from heart trouble and died at Postville july 8th, 192 3. Her a failing consideration for those about her her Charm of character during illness have deeply impressed All who come in Contact with her. Those who knew her. Best loved her Best. One sister Kate proceeded her ill death in 1900. She is survived by her father and Mother her husband and the two sons and her sister mrs. B. A. Titus of Mcgrath Minnesota mrs. L. of Vancouver Washington mrs. Frank Peterson of Cedar rapids Iowa mrs. Fred person of Redwood Falls Minnesota and mrs. L. Caldwell jr., of new York City. Mrs. Neff was a member of the methodist episcopal Church by transferred to the presbyterian Church upon her removal to Postville in 1923. Her former pastor at West Branch the Rev. W. Rowley of Vinton assisted by Rev. Frank Galloway of Postville conducted the funeral ser vices which were held at the Home of her parents in Clermont last Friday afternoon. The friends who share Tho grief with mrs. Neff s family will always remember that the Lovely smile with which she met All suffering did not leave her even in death. There was a Large arid joyous gathering of relatives and friends last sunday at the farm Home of or. And mrs Alvin Meyer near Spring Fielce. The party had been arranged by mrs. Meyer is a Surprise on Alvin july 11th being his birthday anniversary and it worked most admirably. The guests about sixty five All told came with Well filled baskets of delicious eatables and after spreading and partaking heartily of a sumptuous repast proceeded to enjoy a delightful social season. Those present were or. And mrs. Carl Reinicke or. And mrs. Fred Groth or. And mrs Alfred Meyer and Dean or. And mrs. John Squeres. And family or. And mrs. Chas. Krogman and family or. And mrs. Ernest Brandt and family or. And mrs. Rudy Willman and family or and mrs. Fred Reincke and family or. And mrs. Clarence Muchow and Dolores or. And mrs. We. Kuhse and family or. And mrs. Clarence Meyer and family or. And mrs. Fred Kuhse and family mrs. Eda Meyer and Milo Meyer. Card of thanks. To our Many friends for their Heartfelt sympathy and Beautiful Flowers we wish to express our deep Ost appreciation. Harry a. Neff and sons. Peter b. Kyne s big picture coming Peter b. Kyne s masterpiece never the Twain shall moot has at last been filmed and will be shown at the Postville theatre next wednesday and thursday july 21 and 22. Did you see the enchanted Hill Don t miss never the Twain shall meet because it is the biggest and Best of All Peter b. Kyne s pictures. The Story ran serially in the cosmopolitan Magazine arid has had u terrific Sale Insook form. The picture recently completed ? its sixth week at Sid Grauman s egyptian theatre eos Angeles. ,. License is not required a to fish in Mississipp game Warden Albert of Iowa and Hall of Wisconsin held a conference last week and reached an agreement whereby Iowa Fisherman Are now entitled to fish with Hook and line on the wis Consin. Side of the Mississippi River without being required to take out License to do so. This will be Good news to fishermen. Plan now to see desert Gold Zane Grey s latest big picture at the Postville theatre july 19th and 20th or. And mrs. Joe Lambert of Plaz n. D., returned to Postville from la Ana the first of the work to continue their visit Here at the r. Sams and Henry Kahle Homes. Or. And mrs. We. Walther and Ron Leo and Kenneth Evans drove Down from Elkader last wednesday eve Ning to see their old Friend f. W Hughes for the last cime. We Are sorry to report. That our esteemed Friend and venerable townsman w. S. Webster has been quite sick since saturday night last. Latest word from his bedside is to the effect that there is a slight Imp Ove ment in his condition and with i Many friends we Hope to May Continuo to improve Tho Postville High school band gave another splendid concert in the City Park on tuesday evening and another Large crowd came out to enjoy it. That the Public fully appreciated the program was evidenced by the Hearty encores at the conclusion of each number. Yes we have a Fine big four c. T. A. Makes a Good yearly retort by Reading the following dairymen will find a c. T. A. Membership pays Surprise at Alvin Meyer s t. Paul s lutheran Church the family Church the Hill the Rev. E. T. Finck pastor. Sunday july 18th. 9 30 a. M. Graded s. S. And Bible school. 10 30 a. M. Chief Sei vice in the English language with Sermon and special music. The 7 30 o clock Vesper service will a omitted As pastor and people Are invited to the dedication services of the new St. John s Church in Garber Iowa. Monday july 19th, at 7 30 o clock v. M. The y. P. S. Will assemble at the Parish Hall. If not yet a member a be sure to join. We most cordially invite you. Following is the big four c. T. A. Report for june. 26 herds were tested. 453 cows were in. Milk. 54 cows were dry. Average milk 704 pounds. Average b. Fat 26.1 pounds. L. B. Folsom s Herd of holsteins was High with an average of 1259 pounds of milk and 41.3 pounds b. Fat. W. L. Meyer owned High cow g. Swiss. She produced 1326 pounds milk and 67.6 pounds of b. F. 20 cows produced Over 50 pounds b. F. 74 cows produced Over 40 pounds b. F. Alvin the Orson tester. Yearly report for big four c. T. A. 303 cows were on test 8 months and 20 Days or More. Average milk 6559 pounds. Average b. Fat 255.3 pounds. 75 cows were culled and sold for beef. 14 cows produced Over 400 pounds. 64 cows produced Over 300 pounds. High cow.7" Topsy owned by l. B. Folsom g. H., 11,00 lbs. Milk 530.9 lbs. B. Fat. Herds producing Over 300 lbs. B. Fat. High Herd. L. B. Folsom 8 cows 10719 lbs. Milk 400.9 lbs. Fat. C. Schroeder 10 cows 9206. Ib3. Milk 341.5 lbs. Fat. Joe Bodensteiner 15 cows 7100 lbs. Milk 300.2 lbs. Fat. Cows producing Over so lbs. B. Fat Topsy owned by la Folsom g. 6 years 11,000 lbs. Mint 530.9 lbs. Fat. Polly owned by c. Schroeder g. H., 4 years 11,095 lbs. Milk 488.4 lbs. Fat. Jennie owned by l. B. Folsom g. H., 8 years 14,130 lbs. Milk 475.4 lbs. Fat. Duchess Roberta owned by Eli Bailey p. B. G., 8 years 8024 lbs. Milk 450.5 lbs. Fat. Pauline owned by Eli Baily g. G., 5 years 9472 lbs. Milk 446.8 lbs. Fat. Blinkin owned by Eli Baily g. A 8 years 9032 lbs. Milk 437.5 lbs. Fat. Big Roan owned by Joe Rodenstein or g. S. H., 7 years 10248 lbs. Milk 428.9 lbs. Fat. Amaron owned by Joe Bodensteiner g. S. H., 7 years 10248 lbs. Milk 428.7 lbs. Fat. Bess owned by w. N. Hein g. H., 7 years 10637 lbs. Milk 410.0 lbs. Fat. Mildred owned by l. By Folsom g. H., 3 years 10229 lbs. Milk 408.5 lbs. Fat. Starlight owned by Eli Baily g. G., 7 years 8013 lbs. Milk 407.4 lbs. Fat. Dummy owned by Floyd Clark g. H., 9 years 11056 lbs. Milk 404.5 lbs. Fat. Robin owned by Eli Baily g. G., 11 years 7781 lbs. Milk 404.0 lbs. Fat. Carrie nation owned by l. B. Folsom g. H., 6 years 12579 lbs. Milk 403.8 lbs. Fat. Comparison of 10 High and ten Low cows. 10 High-10357 lbs. Milk 451.3 lbs. Fat 70.89 feed Cost $150.57 profit. 10 Low-2838 lbs. Milk 114.9 lbs. Fat 37.17 feed Cost $17.38 profit. Difference in profit-$133.19. Enough difference in profit on average High cow and average Low cow to pay c. T. A. Dues for More than three years. Owners of All cows producing Over 400 pounds butter fat have been Active members in the big four c. T. A. For three or More years. What Tho c. T. A. Has done for others it will do for Vou. Give it a Chance. Alvin Thorsen tester Community Church notes. R. Franklin Galloway pastor morning worship at 10 a. M. Sabbath school at 11 a. M. The sacrament of baptism will be administered in connection with the worship service. The Sermon subject will be when Jesus was Here among the Cho twill sing a special and appropriate Anthem. Parents Are urged to bring their children to this service. St. Olaf soaks us 10 to 1 last sunday will expose boarders at county fairs the Money losing Star Boarder Dairy cows of Iowa Are to be Given further publicity at a Large number of county fairs this year thru exhibits put on cooperatively by cow testing associations county farm bureaus and the Extension service of Iowa state College. In each Case the exhibit is to be in charge of a local cow tester and will include material about the local cows or local Dairy cow feeding and management problems. These local features will be supplemented by material furnished by the state College Extension service. So far the following 22 counties Aro planning exhibits along cow testing association lines at one or More fairs Winneshiek Sac Linn Warren web Ster Benton Jones Franklin Fayette Grundy Alla Makee Bremer Kossuth Butler Winnebago Pocahontas Scott Hancock Marshall Palo Alto Adair and Jones. Hard Luck seems to be hanging to Tho Postville Ball team so far this season and on sunday last St. Olaf won from us by the decisive score of 10 to 1. But an end to our ill Fortune must come some Day and when it does the Home team will go like a House afire. Next sunday Arlington will be Here to meet us and As Postville will be considerably strengthened for the occasion a right close game May confidently be expected. Don t fail to come out and see it. Game called at 2 30 p. M. Last sunday s games. Clermont 3, Hawkeye 2.Elgin 12, West Union 10. Volga City 8, Arlington 1. / St. Olaf 10, Postville 1. T next sunday s Gaines. Arlington at Postville. Volga City at St. Olaf. Hawkeye at Elgin. Clermont at West Union. We Call the attention of our readers to the monthly and annual report of the big 4 c. T. A. By Alvin Thor sen tester. It would seem to indicate that it Means dollars to the Dairyman to join an association loses two fingers. In haying acc Denton tuesday afternoon while Louis Linderbaum of this City was assisting with haying at the farm Home of his daughter mrs. Henry Schultz on the Campbell place West of town he sustained the loss of two fingers of the left hand. It seems the rope on the Hay Fork had become snarled and while or. Linderbaum was endeavouring to untangle it the horse on the rope started up and pulled his hand into the Pulley fearfully mangling his hand. was at once brought to or. Kelleher s office in this City where it was found necessary to amputate the second and third fingers of the left hand. Or. Linderbaum is getting along nicely though necessarily his injury gives but we Don t believe it will be his last. Try our want and column. \ Don t miss Peter b. Kyne s ,. Masterpiece a e v or the him considerable pain. A and and no a few Hyp suggested i Twain shall meet at the a Bandi stand should be erected in the Postville theatre wednes-1 a Good sized crowd assembled Mon Nark for their use and the stand could Day and thursday july 21 Day at the Rudolph Willman farm also be used for other Public occasion Sand 22. Better than the in Northwest of Postville to assist in to be held there. Think it Over. J chanted a Large new barn

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