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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - July 23, 1969, Postville, Iowa Third monday Iyer s License Day Mville Iowa at Comal Hail official newspaper for Alla Makee county and the town of Postville Postville Herald a live newspaper in a live town , year. Postville Iowa wednesday july 23, 1969 number 38. To open it 25 for Fay session Stville Community ire scheduled to open 1 Day of school on Mon is 25. The opening Day will be preceded by a Mculty workshop thurs riday August 21 and 22. Tion for both High Grade students will be Jay wednesday thurs May August 12,13, 14 his registration will be the Junior senior High Jents in the High school office and for All ele Hudetts in the Grade f office. Definite hours be offices will be open a registration will be Anker. I Drewes High school plans to Register sen pc morning of August 12 a that afternoon. Soph fill Register wednesday i August 13 with fresh stering in the afternoon. Morning August 14, feeders will Register with graders registering that some modifications fide in this schedule so members of one family a my Register at one time travel. Friday August be a Day for any Junior ugh student to Register / not have been Able to earlier in the week. Wachtell elementary Prin to accept registration iary students on any of Days to accommodate is they Register High a dents. A students returning this find All new readers in jut five and six. New Irene purchased for the ides last fall. Students Lior senior High will find 1 being used in English i seven through 10 in both new composition literature texts have phased for these grades Ign texts will also be the first time this fall Active course in creative As been established in school English depart i course new texts Are chased for this course. And White july 28th inday july 28th, the a county Fairgrounds at twill be the site of the Holstein Black and pro one of the largest prominent Dairy shows Iwest. A being judged by Al fort Atkinson wisc on to ruled to begin at 10 00 innovation this year is of Junior show for All and Junior Holstein this contest will be Lay afternoon begin a. M. At the fair these. Juniors Are also to exhibit at the open inday. Will be required to Tessary health certify registration papers. End by july 24th to him Monona or to a county Extension of Jadw. Boy scouts Bridge the Gap members of boy scout troop 41 of Postville completed the erection of a Bridge Over a Creek bed at Camp Klaus Colesburg last week. Pictured above on the finished product left to right standing Are Dale Troester Phil Kruse Dale Fichtel supervisor Noel Knight. Seated left to right Are Russ Meyer Norman Pankow de Kittleson Paul Fichtel and David Jahnke. The boys chopped Down Trees and branches to form the support and floor of the Bridge and then lashed the Wood pieces together Over an a support Frame to Complete the Bridge. The boys were accompanied by Doug Turner senior patrol Leader and or. Asst. Scoutmaster. Leslie Jahnke John Kittleson and Dale Fichtel alternated As supervisors. The Camp director complimented the boys on the engineering and building skills they achieved and told them it would be left As a permanent Bridge at the Camp. Other activities included Archery hiking swimming boating canoeing Rifle instruction crafts wilderness orientation pioneering food preparation and fire building. The Postville troop won first place in a fire building contest held in the rain. Parents were treated to homemade ice Cream wild Black Ras berries and a Buffet supper thursday night. The order of the Arrow ceremony was conducted also on thursday. Honor camper. Doug Turner a member of scout troop no. 41 of Postville was selected from 140 boys As an Honor camper at the family night campfire at Camp Klaus thursday evening. Doug was asked to return the week of july 13-19 and this led to a request to work As a member of the staff for the remainder of the camping season. Doug is a Star scout. It dates area i one to. Tech. School ministering the Gen to tonal development its tuesday july 29, and thursday july 12 30. The two test necessary in that the take approximately 10 a plete. The tests will teed in the area one Tnge located in Down it. Ose of the ged tests k a testing program who have not com la school and wish to themselves educational rationally. For the ged test through the area personnel office in t1 a total Cost of the Juram which includes 1 Torti Fichte is 10.00, Church revives norwegian service the Little Iowa Menig hed Little Iowa congregational held an organization meeting at Glen Wood lutheran Church on sunday afternoon May 18. This is a group of members of Decorah area lutheran churches who Are interested in holding services in the norwegian language periodically. Officers elected were mrs. Lester Bruvold president Truman Kirkeby vice president mrs. Norman Brynsaas Secretary and Conrad Grangaard treasurer. The first norwegian service sponsored by the group was. Set for 2 30 p. M. Sunday july 27, at Glenwood Church. All Are invited to the services and to a Lawn supper served by the Church women that Day. Serving begins at 4 00 p. M. Other services once a month during the summer and fall Are planned for area churches. The organization s name Little Iowa is derived from the Little Iowa Parish. The Little Iowa Parish consisted of lutheran congregations organized in the Decorah area in the 1850 s. Several of these were organized by the Rev. Nils Brandt the first Home Mission pastor among the norwegian lutherans West of the Mississippi. The Rev. Olaf Brandt grandson of Nils Brandt will preach at the service july 27. He will Wear a Pioneer Type gown and a ruffed Collar worn by Nils Brandt. Those attending the service Are invited to Wear norwegian costumes if they have them and to bring norwegian Hymnbook. Hymns will also be mimeographed for those who do not have Hymnbook. A Klokker congregation official who read aloud the prayers and led the congregation singing will also be used. The offering will be received in bags on the end of rods As used by the pioneers. Other re enactments of a service As held by the pioneers Are planned. Allied Mills declares dividend Chicago Illinois july 15-at a meeting of the Board of directors of Allied Mills inc., held today a dividend of 18%c. Per share was authorized to be paid on August 9, 1969, to shareholders of record at the close of business on july 25, 1969. Kim Landt receives award Kim Landt received the Inland daily press association award the highest award that a newspaper boy can receive thursday july 17. Twenty five out of six Hundred Telegraph Herald carriers received this award by achieving the standards set by the association for service Courtesy honesty perseverance salesmanship citizenship promptness and scholarship. Kim who is going on his fourth year As a Carrier also received a Gold pin and Emblem. I news from Samaritan j Center new residents of the Home include mrs. Ella Schultz of Monona Arthur Gass Postville and mrs. Ida Ihde of Garnavillo. John Barnes of St. Paul lutheran Church conducted the Chapel service on july 13 with Dawn Timmerman accompanist. The Junior senior sunday school class of St. Paul s with accompanist Jane Deering conducted the service july 20. Cookies were served by St. Bridget s Rosary society during the Coffee hour the 13th. Tray favors were made for the residents by the Silver Creek club. A memorial has been received in memory of Mark Dreier from or. And mrs. Herbert Dreier. Lap Robes and fresh Garden vegetables have also been received. News from. Those in the service Schutte completes nucleation course David l. Schutte Postville mortician has completed a series of intensive two Day courses in which licensed morticians were trained to prepare eyes from the dead for use by the Iowa Lions Eye Bank in restoring sight to the Blind. The courses were conducted at the University of Iowa general Hospital and College of Medicine. Promoted jointly by the Iowa Lions Eye Bank the University departments of ophthalmology and Anatomy and the Iowa Board of funeral director and embalmer. Examiners the Eye nucleation course represents a major contribution to the health and welfare of the people of Iowa and surrounding states. Under the personal direction of or. Braley More than 500 corneal transplants have been performed at University Hospital in Iowa City. This restoration of sight to so Many persons is a humanitarian project of major proportions to say nothing of the financial importance of returning the Blind to a Normal productive life. In presenting this program to the Public emphasis is placed on the fact that the morticians trained and certified for this function remove eyes in Only those instances where a doctor is not readily available and Only when the decedent had willed his eyes to the Eye Bank program and the bequest is approved by the surviving next of Kin. The function of the mortician is to assist the Eye Bank program the local physician and the people of the Community and the state. Address change the new address of David Berg is sp/4 David Berg 479-64-5258, b. Co. 69th engr. In. Const Apo san Francisco California 96215.    a  address change. The address of Dale Schutte is As flows sp/4 Dale r. Schutte 480-62-5032, he Btry. 1st bin. 33rd arty., Apo new York new York 09177. Dates to remember big four fair Postville july 31, August 1, 2 and 3. Aug. 14, miss Postville pageant August 15, ridiculous Day Detour now in effect on Hwy. 18 a Detour on Highway 18 be Between Postville and Mcgregor became effective tuesday according to Tom Jenkins resident construction Engineer with the Iowa state Highway commission at Decorah. Traffic is now being routed from Postville North on new no. 51 to the new no. 9, from there traffic will go East on the new no. 9 to the Junction of no. 76 old Hwy. 13 which is approximately Liz Miles South of Wau Kon. Traffic will then follow no. 76 to Marquette Mcgregor the Detour is necessitated because of the reworking of no. 18 West of Mcgregor. If the weather Man cooperates the Highway should be reopened by Winter time. Deadline for master Corn growers contest applications must be in by july 30, 1969 for the master Corn growers contest which is sponsored by the Postville Fra chapter in cooperation with the Iowa crop improvement association. F. F. A. Members will come to each contestants farm and measure the length and Width of the rows. Members will also figure the number of bushels per acre. The grower must Supply the equipment. Submit applications to Vernon. E. Luers vocational agriculture instructor. Mines win free vacation Margaret Wagner right is shown presenting the Happy Paul mines with a brochure describing the free vacation they won at West Okoboji Lake. Mrs. Miene s name was drawn and she had signed her winning ticket at Palmquist department store. The free vacation will be the week of july 27 to August 3 at the Parkview Motel. The mines can enjoy free dancing at the fabulous roof Garden and have an excursion on the excursion boat the Empress. There will be free rides at the amusement Center at Arnolds Park. A fishing boat will be furnished by appointment. One name was drawn from each participating store last Friday and a final drawing was held saturday morning from the names submitted. Mrs. Gerald Pape s name was drawn first but the Papes were unable to go. Mrs. Miene s name was drawn As alternate. Names of the cooperating stores that made the vacation possible Are As follows Falb motor co. Citizens state Bank Postville state Bank Hall Roberts son Postville Farmers Coop. Feed store Postville feed Mill inc. Louis Schutte and sons the Farmers store s & s food liner Meyer plumbing & heating Price hardware Lloyd Schroeder insurance Turner insurance Postville implement Don s jewelry Anderson s clothing Postville Herald n. E. I. Real estate Dereen shop Jarms tots and teens Palmquist s dept. Store Ruby s fashion shop Frank s red lantern the Koffee shop Cook s Shell service Home Oil co. Schutta s shoe store Tindell shoe store Alla Makee Clayton electric Coop. Interstate Power co. Hanson s variety new manager at Peoples Gas Donald w. Stoeffler 42, has been named local representative for Peoples natural Gas in Postville according to zone manager Kerry Barnum of West Union. Stoeffler his wife Ivy and their family have already moved to Postville and purchased a Home. The Stoeffler have three daughters including two in College. The new Peoples manager was born and raised in Guttenberg and joined the Utility there in 1966. He has been located in Guttenberg since going to work for Peoples. At the theatre thursday Friday and saturday july 24, 25 and 26 a double feature program journey to Shiloh with James Caan and Fred Flintstone in the Man called sunday monday tuesday and wednesday july 27, 28, 29 and 30-John Wayne and Katharine Ross Star in wrestling show at the big four fair wrestling fans will get a treat when their favorite Kwil to stars appear at the big-4 fair in Postville saturday August 2 at 7 45 p. M. In the main event will appear big Luke Brown and lord Little Brook versus k. O. Cox and Little Bruiser in the Semi final Danny Little Bear will appear against Ronnie Etchison. Little Rook will take on Little Bruiser in a special and k. O. Cox will match big Luke Brown in an opening.  mayor s proclamation whereas with people All around the world the citizens of Postville Iowa have been thrilled with the Apollo 11 Moon Mission and recognize it As a truly historic feat that Marks a Milestone in the history of Mankind. Whereas astronauts Neil Armstrong Edwin Al Drin and Michael Collins Are due to splash Down in the Pacific Ocean at 11 49 a. M. On thursday july 24, 1969. Whereas our Community should join with the people of our nation in recognizing the completion of this extraordinary space flight and the first Landing of men on the Moon. Now therefore by this proclamation the citizens of Postville Iowa Are requested to display the american Flag All Day on thursday july 24, 1969, As a Day of recognition for the completion of the Apollo 11 Moon Mission. A. Burr Cook Mayer of Postville Iowa Council holds special meetings the town Council met in special session july 10 for the purpose of adopting regulations concerning the hauling of Cut Trees to the town dump. A regulation was adopted providing that town employees shall not haul Cut Trees or tree toppings but that same shall be done by the property owner at his own expense. De Handke Leslie Lawson and Harvey Jarms were approved As tree haulers. On motion the director of Public works was instructed to Contact the Iowa state department of health District Engineer at Manchester to have him come to Postville to investigate the sanitary sewer problems. A special meeting was also held july 21 to consider and take action on the publication of notice of hearing and letting on proposed Public Library building project. The notice appears elsewhere in this Issue. Fiftieth annual big four fair starts next week marking half a Century the big four fair will hold it s 50tl� annual exhibition at the fair grounds in Postville july 31r August 1, 2 and 3. The fair usually held at the end of the summer will be the first in the area this year. Thursday will be entry Day. The Davidson s United shows rides and concessions will be on the Midway All four Days. There will be three big teen dances thursday night the pages will play Friday the Livin end and saturday the Host of in addition there will be three special kid s Days thursday Friday and saturday with six rides for $1.00. This will be by Advance Sale Only. The Hospital auxiliary stand will again function with their famous Home cooked food. The Postville commercial club and the big four fair will be giving away $500.00 in merchandise and $150.00 in Cash. Ticket sales. Both season tickets and kids Day ride tickets Are now on Sale at reduced prices. Adult season tickets Are now $3.00 each children s season tickets Are $1.25 each. Ride tickets Are six for $1.00, Good thursday Friday or saturday afternoon or evening. Season tickets and ride tickets Are available at Postville state Bank Farmers store citizens state Bank s & s food liner Hanson a Andersons Palmquist Franks red lantern Horseshoe bar George s recreation Mabb s tap club 51, Koffee shop Grill Cal & Cora s "66" cafe Hall Roberts son and Turner insurance. Pleasant weekend for a change a weekend without rain was a real treat to residents who were getting accustomed to wet weekend picnics. Although the rain gauge watcher was on vacation the gauge showed 1.10 inches of rain fall the past week to accompany the hot and humid weather. Monday and tuesdays readings were pleasant but rain was again in the forecast. West Union site of District Dairy show wednesday july 30th Northeast Iowa s finest Ayrshire Brown Swiss Guernsey Jersey and milking shorthorn Dairy cattle breeders will be competing for top honors at the District Dairy Breed show according to James Hosch Clayton county Extension director. The show being held at the West Union Fairgrounds is slated to begin promptly at 11 00 a. M. A Home cooked potluck picnic dinner will follow at 12 00. Area 4-h and f. F. A. Members Are invited to Sharpen up their judging Eye and compete in the Junior contest which is scheduled to begin at 1 30. The Public is invited and encouraged to attend this event. 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. Births. Girl or. And mrs. Burnell Koth Postville july 16. Medical. Mrs. Ella Hoth Postville july 14. Robyn Heins Elgin july 14. Susan Nelson Clermont july 15. Loren Leas Luana july 15. Mrs. Walde Reisner it. Atkinson july 18. Mrs. Bessie Perry Castalia july 18. Mrs. Tom Wetherbee Postville july 19. Steven Mueller Monona july 19. Surgical. Kim Wirkler Monona july 14. Vickie Winters Postville july 14. Mrs. John Stavnes Castalia july 16. Dismissals. Diane Osmundson july 11. Mrs. Howard Johnson july 13. Mrs. Yusuke Hidaka july 13. Arthur Price july 13. Miss Agnes Kneeland july 14. Mrs. Lucian Appelman july 14. Vickie Winters july 14. Kim Wirkler july 15. Mrs. Walter Hoffbauer july 17, Susan Nelson july 17. Robyn Heins july 19. Mrs. Burnell Koth and daughter july 19. Mrs. Fred Kruse july 20. Mrs. Bessie Perry july 21. Steven Mueller july 21. Memorials. To Fred Strien from mrs. Fred Svien 25.00

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