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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - July 26, 1918, Postville, Iowa Postville Herald we. J. Klin Beil publisher subscription t lie. $1.60 or sent All Suli scrap i tons up Vitulo a nicely in ii Voiht. Advertising rate i aril sent in ii Pisilli ii. Citizens state Bank Postville Iowa capital 5100,000 undivided profits Over $19,000 kit Verert at Hie vast Ollilee it Iowa is second class mull Nutler. Friday july 26, 1918 faithful service combining safety with progressiveness plus courteous treatment and a due regard for the accommodation of our customers has always been our steady aim and on this platform of service we solicit your patronage. We pay 4 per cent per annul on time deposits left for 6, 9 or 12 months. A officers h. S. Luhman president Carl Holter vice president l. 0. Beucher cashier c. E. Waters asst. Cashier Geo. W. Fay assistant cashier directors h. H. Douglass h. S. Luhman John Waters we. Harris car Holter f. L. Williams c. W. Meier l. O. Beucher John c. Weihe editorial paragraphs. There Are Many aliens and some enemies that Are not aliens. Very Little matters in this War except winning it. The Flag of All of us demands sacrifice and service from us All. Mind supreme Over pain there is always Hope for the Down and outer who refuses to Stuy out. Wherever the fighting is thickest there we find american engineers our idea of a real philosopher is a Man talking about the Joys of poverty the thins to do with a pro German is not to make him kiss but to serve the Flag. Though the place to Start u War Garden is in the Man s head it must not Stop there. One Way to make democracy Safe for the world is to get the spies of autocracy out of it. The doctrine of the clean plate also applies to the sugar in the Bottom of the Coffee cup. One wonders More or less vaguely where the Young woman stands who christens the airships. The reports of ground Glass in food prove on investigation is a Rule to be both groundless and classless. Some of the desk warriors May decide to ask to be transferred to Europe to escape the excitement. A London horticultural society has named a new Orchid after general Pershing. This is real Fame. Notable instances when agony was subdued by determined exercise of the Power of the will. It is said that even the most acute physical pain can he overcome by a determined Effort of the will. Or. Edward h. Clarke suffered from a fatal malady which produced the most agonizing pain and yet he could Detent lately withdraw his consciousness so to speak from that pain by fixing it upon another object that object being the working out of his own Neutral train of thought in the composition of a Book. This is Well known to have been the Case also with regard to sir Walter Scott who during a very severe and painful illness dictated the Bride of the most remarkable fact about the composition of this work was that after his recovery he entirely forgot All that he had done the Book on its publication coming to him As an end rely new work with which he had nothing whatever to do. He Only i remembered the general outline of the Story upon which he had composed his novel this he had heard to Early life and it remained with him but of the working up of this Story into the novel while he Lay on his sofa contending with paroxysms of agony he had no recollection. Nearby correspondence Luana. Or. And mrs. Will Lindroth were Monona callers saturday. Miss Gladys fett and Donald or Man were at Mcgregor sunday. Rev. Westenberger and family were i guests at we. Doerring a sunday. The misses Caroline Overbeck and l. Westenberger were Crisco visit thursday and Friday. Airs Harding of Monona visited with her sister mrs. Mary Hender son Friday and saturday. Ben Overbeck and family and Sis ters Caroline and Amelia spent Sun Day with Garnavillo friends. Or. And mrs. Fred Hoffa and or and mrs. Lewis Clark made a trip to Mcgregor sunday to visit at Ali Harry Olson Home. Misses Florence Eggert and peat Meier went Back to Postville after week s visit with the former s sister mrs. Ben Krambeer. . Ehlen and granddaughter Lorraine left for Milwaukee thurs Day noon after a two weeks visit with her daughter mrs. Rowel Madison miss Caroline Overbeck gave slumber party monday evening in Honor of miss Lieschen Westenberger who leaves next week for her new Home in Sheffield Iowa. Confirmation of the class of 191s will be held at the lutheran Church sunday morning. Rev. L. A. West Enberger of Hawkeye will assist his father. Services will commence ten o clock. Friday afternoon at _ of clock examination of the class takes place. Years then they moved to a farm near St. Olaf where the husband died March i 1901, the last ten yours she was tenderly cared for by her son William and family. Ten children were born to them of which four Are living William of St. of Lii Iii mrs. Ida Golts Hulfac of Littleport Utida Emil of Austin Minnesota who with several grand and Groat grandchildren mourn her loss. She died at the Ripe old age of 8-i years j months and Days. On thursday july is she As Laid to rest in the Farmer Suurje cemetery Rev. F. Braun officiating. Castalia. Farmersburg. The Kaiser is reported As willing to sacrifice 1,500,000 men and apparently the allies Are willing to let him. It is possible for a Man to keep out of the danger was alien class and still be something of a nuisance. The Price of Anthracite having Bee Cut the next needful thing is to explain How we can get some of it. The War must be ended in a woman s Way says a lecturer. In tha event Well never get to the last word. The visible Supply of Castor Oil is Likely to be requisitioned to lubricate air planes. What a Boon for the kids 1 measuring thought. Interesting experiments in measuring the action of the mind or thought have been made by scientists. It takes about two fifths of a second to Call to mind the country in which a Well known town is situated or the language in which n family author wrote. We can think of the name of the next month in half the time we need to think of the name of the last month. It takes on an average one third of a second to add numbers containing one digit and half a second to multiply them. Such experiments give us wonderful insight into the mind. Those used to reckoning can add two to three in less time than others those familiar with literature can remember More quickly than others that Shakespeare wrote it takes longer to mention a month when a season has been Given than to any to what month a season belongs. The time taken up in choosing a motion can be measured of Well As the time occupied la perceiving. The Bondholder used to be regarded As the exception. Now the exception is a Man without a Liberty Bond. Upon reeding that tone armed Man has tried to enlist the chronic Slaeker j will feel that he is doubly handicapped. With trunk am casket makers both demanding a raise it is evident travelling is to be More expensive alive or dead. Genera Pershing More american marines. This is another testimony that they Are the boys always on the Job. A mild but object a Fife Type of slacker is the Man who takes advantage of the Scarcity of labor to loaf on his Job. Bulb culture once a craze. Bulb culture in Europe has bad a particularly interesting history. The Tulip for instance has been popular in european gardens for about three centuries and prior to that time it was cultivated for Many centuries by the turks. Near the close of the sixteenth Century the Tulip was introduced into Holland and the popularity of the Plant increased so rapidly that by 1634 it had become a craze. For a number of years the wildest speculation prevailed in tulips and enormous prices were paid for rare bulbs. Five Hundred dollars was not an unusual a Raoult to pay for a Choice Tulip and such bulbs As the famous Semper Augustus brought More than $5,000 apiece. The Only difference Between an american civilian of the first class and a first class american fighter is b matter of a few months in a training Camp. A Boston scientist says hat Man descended from n Large Lizard which hns now become extinct. The Hun must hat reverted. If it were not for the War gardening some of us would never get Over the impression that Mankind s ultimate source of food is the Delicatessen store. . Strein celebrated her birthday with a party saturday. Aug. and wife of can Ada were callers in town saturday. Louis Fullgraf left for a few weeks visit with relatives in Kansas City. Or. Bruce Everall and family Wert visiting Home folks sunday evening Gottlieb Zuercher and son Emit were at Garner a few Days last week. . M. Schmidt of Garnavillo is visiting at the mrs. Drews and mrs. Schmidt Homes. Chas. Seeland and family were callers at the Henry Kruse Home last wednesday evening. Hugo Oelke arrived Home sunday from Camp Dodge for a visit with parents and friends. John Kruse and daughter Adela left for their Home in Salem s. D., after a several weeks visit Here. Arno Oelke and Otto fuelling and their wives went to Camp Dodge and Des Moines on wednesday mrs. Geo. Schmidt and son of Salem s. D., Are visiting with her parents or. And mrs. John Baade mrs. Joe Hafko and family and mrs. John Heiden were visiting on sunday at the aug. Held Home in Monona or and mrs. Gustave Kuhse and we. Schultz and family of Postville attended the funeral of baby Dahlstrom last saturday. Chas. Hinsch and wife Herman Gali and wife and granddaughter Ethel Hinsch visited sunday with mrs. Aug. Adam at Volga City. Or. And mrs. Chas. Hinsch or. And mrs. We. Oelke or. And mrs. Voelker and is w. A Schmidt Atten ded the funeral of mrs. Julius Tangemann at Garnavillo last wednesday. Or. And mrs. Chapman and daughter Delia mrs. Dils Layton and son and Dell Chapman of Elgin and c. Witt and family of Monona were sunday visitors at the James Matthews Home. The ten Days old son of Earl Dahl Stroem and wife was too frail for this world passing away inst Friday. Twas Laid to rest last saturday afternoon in Farmersburg cemetery after a Short service conducted by Rev. Braun. At the Home of her son William in St. Olaf on tuesday evening mrs. Carolena Ernstine Dorothea Knuth Nee Heiden passed peacefully away. She was born january 13, 1834, in Riemen Germany was baptized and confirmed in the lutheran Faith. She was married june 14, 1859, in Germany to Carl Knuth. In 1872 tic a left Germany and came to this country and lived in Chicago for five Hoy Hunter went to St. Paul Sim Day to buy Cuttle. Miss Mao Malloy returned Satur Day from lies Moines. Alton Lambert and Ward Rachel Der have new Ford cars. Rev. Hicks arc occupying the new parsonage since i Hur Silay. Private John tee pc of Camp Dodge visited his Mother sunday. . 1. Peck is visiting at the j v. Decou Homo near Ossian. Or. And mrs. Vera Banning Are parents of a son born july 22. Frank Kneeskern purchased the William Meyer House and land last week. Frank Stanley was on the sick list last week but is now Able to be out again. Chris Schroeder a from near Wau Kon visited at the Henry Mundt Home monday. Ralph Haef Iier departed wednesday for Keystone Iowa to work with a line gang. A card was received Friday from Joe announcing his Safe arrival overseas. A daughter was bom to or. And mrs. John Winger july 18th, at the Decorah Hospital. Albert Christofferson and Gene Malloy went to Camp Dodge Friday returning monday. Alma Kane of Tama visited friends Here sunday. He is running i Auto livery at that place. The Fred Schara Home is quaran tined for Scarlet fever the Little son Harlan having it in a Light form mrs. Henry dosed and mrs. Berl Mcmann and daughter of spirit Lake Are visiting their aunt mrs. W Gibbs. Or. And mrs. Frank Ward and Wanda came Down from Mason City monday to visit at the j. H. Knees Kern Home. . J. P. Bachelder returned Mon Day from Des Moines. She visited her son private Geo. Bachelder a Camp Dodge. Fred Shelhamer of Lacrosse visited his Mother the latter part of the week. He expected to leave for Camp Grant monday. Donald Steinhelber and Lance Scully came up from Strawberry Point Friday to visit their grandmother mrs. Rose Rushman. Mr.,and mrs. Oscar Bernard departed last night for Decorah. Or. Ber Nard is in the Call for july 2 5 and so Castalia is without a Blacksmith. Rev. John Orth president of the German american patriotic association gave a splendid talk to an interested audience monday evening you cannot Patch your roof when it is raining. Prepared yourself for financial difficulties by laying aside a part of your earnings strengthens your credit. Use this Strong Bank. Hill Postville state Bank Cal Taii btjrpiaj8 and Pii fit �110,000 we Leui president a. L. Peterson cashier c. F. Meier vice president Lilii  directors f. W. Roberta c. F. Flier we. Lului. A. L. Peterson we. H. Weihe g. Staadt b. C. Fleming. Roberts or. Ami mrs. John Winger arc rejoicing Over the arrival of a baby girl since thursday july 18th. . Emma Letchford is enjoying a visit from her Friend mrs. Note Cleveland of Cedar rapids. Geo. Wolf and wife were at Decorah thursday to attend the funeral of George s aunt mrs. Rim. Or. And mrs. Alfred Rice of Mcgregor were guests at mrs. Emma Letchford s saturday afternoon. A Large Supply of yarn has been received Here and everyone who can is urged to help with the knitting. . John Snitker Ruth lower Helen Stock and Leon Birdsill Are the latest victims of the measles. It is reported that Rosane the eldest daughter of Rev. J. A Healy former pastor at this place is dead. Roma Padden received the news Friday of a baby daughter at the Home of his son Herbert in Waterloo. Carl Letchford and wife of Bethel and mrs. Kleckner and Helen of Postville were visitors Here sunday. The Young people s s. S. Class will hold an ice Cream social at i a. Peck s on wednesday evening july 31. Earl Stock of Steubenville Ohio arrived Here saturday for a visit with his father Fred Stock and other relatives. A class of the children has been organized for red Cross work the will meet wednesday afternoons of each week. Miss Jessie a Mikic is at Bailey. Iowa helping care for her sister mrs. Ins. Carter who is very ill with . . Amy Bike of Washington and miss Helen Haines of Fayette were Welcome guests at j. A. Peck s the first of the week. Nineteen years after. . C. Matthews a Well by resident of gris Vold Iowa says i lived in Viu Isca Nineteen Jet ago and my eyes were so had i it not see the food on my plate. Weber visited Villisca then and ail treating my eyes i did Fine embroil and pieced silk quilts. I re Merak Ujj leading physician of Villisca took daughter to do. Weber at the la and he cured her of a serious trouble. I was glad of the of Portia Ity to consult or. Weber recently t could not obtain satisfactory Glass. The doctor corrected them Paresa mrs. C. I Ishea i Griswold Loi or. A. H. Sebeil diseases of the Bye nose and Throat treated perfectly fit 1 Frankville. Ambrose Arnold made a trip to for est Mills sunday afternoon. Fred Brouillet made a trip to Wau Kon and Decorah saturday. . Geo. Vawnoy made a trip to Decorah saturday afternoon. Or. And mrs. Irvin Hughes Auto cd to Dubuque on business Friday Dewitt Vanwey installed the new Scales at the stockyards last week. Wallace Waters and family of Decora visited relatives in town sunday. Will Schutta is building on the tenant House occupied by the Gress family miss Wilda Kneeskern knit two sweaters in one week. Who can beat that the red Cross meeting Day has been changed from Friday until wednesday. The w. C. T. U. Will meet with mrs. Rilla Letchford on thursday afternoon aug. 1st. A. Large crowd enjoyed a picnic dinner at the Home of mrs. Emma Letchford sunday. . Dean Flower and children left saturday for Oelwein after a week s visit Here. Mis. Glen Letchford and baby returned tuesday from a week s visit at Strawberry Point. The service Flag will be dedicated Here next sunday afternoon july 28. A program will be Given with special music singing and a speaker will be secured. C. H. Waters and family or. And mrs. L. C. Spaun and mrs. Ambrose Arnold and Josephine enjoyed an Outing at the Decorah Park sunday. John Stock and family terminated their visit Here the first of last week and returned to Sioux cite miss Florence Waters accompanied them for a visit the w. C. T. U. Was entertained at the Home of mrs. Emma Kneeskern thursday evening. The following program was enjoyed selection on Edison. Recitation Irvin Vanwey. Chorus song. Reading miss Hazel Mick la. Vocal Solo miss Ruth Bollman recitation Inez Kneeskern. Vocal duet Ruth Bollman and Lydia Padden. Recitation Dorothy Kneeskern song by the men. Selection on Edison. Will be at commercial hotel Post ilk saturday August 3 from 7 a. M. To 1 p. M. Arlington hotel Monona after 2 p. M. Of same Day. Examination free Mickie says Alt to Stan a How some Brood scouts in Truls town who a. Sheib other Bills Propf j and a Egla Oniu. Permit 1 we newspaper re fun Peel a Vimo eur three at a stretch the Winneshiek county fair. Believing that a certain amount of recreation is desirable during War time the Winneshiek county fair association has gone ahead with preparations for the annual exhibit which will be hold at Decorah aug. 13th to Hith inclusive. They have engaged a program of exclusively state fair attractions headed by Ruth Law who flies on 3 Days. Hankinson s Auto Polo and racers on the first Day the Marco twins comedy acrobats Shin Odi bros., japanese gymnasts Colli or & Dewahle artistic skaters Walter Raub balloonist assisted by miss Adams Are other attractions All of whom Are engaged this year at the big fairs. Ruth Law flies at Only two places West of Columbus Ohio this year and Decorah is one of them six harness races $1800 in purses Are also on the program. There will be four evenings of night fair with big displays of fireworks Midway Etc and daily concerts by Decorah merchants band under the direction of Carlo a.,Sperati. Carried composition in head. A Mendelssohn was a Bend a ort1 in Compo Sulon in spite of tue time he spent Over bringing Buch vr.-. As the scotch Aucul it Luiu byinpno1 some of the overtures in

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