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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - July 29, 1926, Postville, Iowa Official paper Alla Makee county official paper town of Postville thirty fourth year a live newspaper in a live town Hawkeye Postville Iowa thursday july 29, 1926. R1ngton was 83 last sunday number 38. Tells 1, in cent of the civil 7 veterans now resident in pal. 9, reached his eighty third birth the City Cousin friends in need Given Fine feed anniversary last sunday and the event was duly celebrated in Fine form at the. Francis sum Ham Home of Pella Lovely game was lost it Farmersburg where the Day was Peru happily spent in feasting and sociability. The Day was a delightful one of the kind made to order and surrounded by children grandchildren Groat grandchildren Oiler relatives Ami a few old friends it was just such an occasion As would bring Joy to our Veteran Friend and cause his Eart to Wax warm and lie Ami Jim last sunday by some elegant errors. Pos Viilo had a bit of hard Luck Nin last sunday Oyer at Hawkeye 1 lost a game to that town s team rough some easily errors each of Iii let in two perfectly Good scores ii Milin the Hawks. Why it is that a a play a Loviett Bill Mcneil Frances Burn can t pull his error stuff when Ham and some of the rest of the of ire is no one on bases is past find Clayton county guard had an olo Oul but it Seldom happens any. Quent time just reminiscing. Or. Har or Way. I pm ton or dad As lie is familar pm will $05t that 0omch of Neap. The up pfc y0d Kip f rom we say Ca Twe. Of a 0 some other was than overt 1115 stubble big 4 Farmers Institute by and the outcome will be watched Ith no Little concern. No. 20 is to become a Federal High did will to much travelled and a Nice of helpfulness and profit to cry Community through which stand Here s hoping no relocation ill be made and that it continues to ass this was. Lla Makee county masonic picnic the picnic Alla Makee county masonic will be held Friday August t pleasant Valley Pavilion 3 1-2 Vest of Lansing on primary no. T Friday to attend the funeral of w. S. Webster. Or. And mrs. Joe Evans and family motored to Decorah sunday and spent the Day pleasantly picnicking in the Park. Airs. C. G. Neff Odio has been Here the past two weeks in the Home of it s threshing time and a mighty interesting Busy time. It s get up in Mornin for there s lots to do fore you get to bed. Everybody is Doin something. Calves and pigs Are growing Gettin big under watchful care. It s warm these Days lots o Sunshine. Boys and girls Are jest a Livin out of doors most All the Day Gettin Strong storm Energy to carry thru the Winter s cold Doin most everything such As Only Little Active minds can hold. It s the Harvest. Most everything is Lookin Good. Why next year things May not be just As we think they should. Let s make Good use of the old Kodak folks. Let s take them pictures Fer the Institute. It is a Well known fact that the use of the Cut or picture is recognized among National advertisers As one of the Best Means of successful Adver Tising. To fully realize this we have but to briefly scan the pages of ads which fill such magazines As the saturday evening Post or the ladies Home journal. You note the Long Graceful lines of the car you learn that a certain popular breakfast food is what you should have for your children and that a certain floor covering is both Beautiful and enduring. They fairly shout to you. Your interest is drawn without Effort and it rapidly grows to desire. You have your farm Home. Here is your business but How much of the outside world knows just what you have there and what Vou Are doing. You take a justifiable Pride in it. Show your buildings your grounds your Fine Stock and your family. Show them in action and out of action. Opportunity to do this is Given in the Institute. It is a show window of what this Community can and is doing make use of your Kodak the next few months and be a part of it. There will be Opportunity Here for originality both in t e picture taking and in arrangement and display. Bring your farm via the Kodak route to the Institute next december. What the Postville folks were doing 25 years ago Koev Enig Harrington interesting items taken from the files of the Iowa Volks Blatt of july 26, 1901. Hold Happy picnic at Decorah sunday upper 5 00 p. Boat ride 7 00 p. It1 a Neff returned to her i. W at Pavilion 8 00 to 11 00 West Union sunday i. He masonic band will play. Luebbers returned men m of Rani picnic will be Post mib f,.nn. Futten Beiva where i one week to Friday August a Jinn in the miss Annale i went to Iowa City lome ii on is probable All roads from Post die will Lead to Waterloo on Friday gust 6th, As on that Date Ringling rot hers and Barnum & Baily s circus do exhibit there. As All Are aware "i.-"1 is the world s largest circus one Hundred double length Railroad cars to  transport it from lace to place. Their performance this car is presented in six rings and rom five elevated stages. They give o Street Parade. " the Herald office Hud an interest-�8 visit thursday morning from prof. Cords of new Hampton who Ompa Nied by his wife drove Over ins Way tuesday. They visited in the Homes of cousins Frank Fred Wil him and Charley Stopperan on the and also in the we. Baltz and Charley Meier Homos As Well Asen dying a Good visit with the gentleman s old schoolmate John Thoma. Wednesday they attended the Odd fellow Rebekah picnic at Monona. Prof. Cords told us that sixty years a8o slowed the ground where Postville now stands and gave us some ods of interesting history relative to the Early times in Postville when Lite entered around the first tavern stove and Smithy. Home of or. And mrs. Touey Wille. Or. And mrs. O. A. Kincl and family were Cedar rapids visitors from last saturday until wednesday of this week making the trip by Tito. 6. F. Smith came up from Waterloo saturday evening to spend sunday with his wife and son who Are Here visiting at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. Carl Miller. Or. And mrs. W. R. Nordin or. And mrs. Gus Dietsch Rev e. T. Finck and family and miss Dick motored to the Little Church near Festina last sunday and enjoyed a picnic supper. Mrs. Mary Piatt or. And mrs. L. Of Ottenheimer and son Leon jr., of Chicago arrived in Postville by Auto last Friday for a visit in the Home of or. And mrs. E. P. Durno. The ladies Are Mother and sister respectively of mrs. Durno. Or. And Misc. Mason of Monona and or. And mrs. Lee Mason and family of Joliet Illinois made the Herald a pleasant Call last Friday. The former Are the parents of miss Ruby Mason who used to tickle the keys on the Linotype in this office while Home when it comes to enjoying big eats and a Good social time to Tville folks Are famous for being there with the goods. On sunday last the following Good people of this Vicinity with a few others motored to Decorah s Beautiful Park and spent the Day most agreeably to All concerned or. And mrs. Geo. W. Hein and family or. And mrs. Bernard Waters and family or. And mrs. C. F. Meier and family or. And mrs. F. D. Rounds and family or. And mrs. Fred Eberling and family or. And mrs. De Kamp and family of this locality mrs. Guy Mead and two children of Waterloo or. And mrs. Paul Mohs and family and or. And mrs. John Marten and family of Cresco or. And mrs. Sam Fisher and family of Austin Minnesota. See the steel Mills at Postville theatre steel preferred at the Postville theatre next monday and tuesday. A bully audience picture that was actually filmed in a huge steel Mill offering wonderfully spectacular effects a Story full of human interest thrills that slam Home with staggering Force. There is never a dragging moment throughout the whole show and there s a whale of a punch toward the close when the ladle train upsets and the hero snatches the heroine away from the molten flood. Charley Murray and Ben Turpin pull some great comedy. It should pack them in any House Large or picture news. April 25, 192g Issue. Card of thanks we thank sincerely All who gave us help and sympathy in our deep , mrs. Schroeder. And children. Leem Maton superintendent of a Large Job printing Plant in no City and with his fam Yas you will find a vacation visit in the old Home town much a d Reading with his parents Don t omit Reading part two of Milf prior spent her vacation at a nerf Okoboji. Borgo flagman is giving the a. Any g. Staadt Home a Nice new coat of paint. Joe Nicolay finished laying the water main West of the methodist Church tuesday. The Wallace Martin family is rejoicing overt the arrival of a new daughter Lasi week. Forty five Postville residents made use of the excursion rates sunday and took a trip to Minneapolis. This was a Fine year for the Cherry crop. Or. Dayton Waukon sold 10,000 quarts from his Trees. , who has been so very ill a Ijar passed the crisis in his illness and is now making a slow recovery. Jodi Jahnke became a Lucky papa on monday morning upon the arrival of a Fine Little daughter in their Homo. George Witt spent his vacation at the parental Homo in Postville and has gone Back to his work in the Bank at Elkader. Editor Burdick sr., returned from Davenport at the beginning of the week where had bean for medical treatment. Sinday the heat registered 10r in Thev Shade and 130 in the Sun. The Earth must have Slid up closed towards the Sun. Sarah Prescott has resigned As ten Ier in the Postville schools to accept a like position in the schools at Sheridan Wyoming. The two year old daughter of Martin Hendrickson of Washington Prairie fell into a Stock watering while at play and was drowned. Last tuesday the water was shut off for several hours while connections were made with the Cross Mains. It was astounding to note then How most the people a a a what a convenience water on tap really is. Mrs. We. Kraus of Garnavillo who w is bitten by a Rattlesnake saturday morning died tuesday morning. of the fact that two doctors gave her the Best of their services. Her husband was also found dead the same hot wave has struck Iowa Missouri and Illinois and saturday thermometers registered 10 6 to 113, the hottest weather on record for this Vicinity. The whole Corn Belt has had no rain for Many Days and is sadly in need of it but the weather Bureau says there is none in sight. West Union Farmer killed while haying Otto Herwig 20 years old was killed on the farm owned by the misses Blunt near West Union thursday afternoon. He. Was helping with the haying and there were two loads of Hay. One team became startled and its or. Herwig and another Man stood at the Heads of the horses As they were about to be a hitched one reared and struck or. Herwig on the head training him. The houses then ran away drawing the Load y across the body of the fallen Man Lengthwise. Or. Herwig leaves a wife and two Small sons five and two years old and an aged Mother. Three Fine Rains makes Corn smile the dry spell has been quite effectually broken this week by three Nice Rains. There were Good showers on tuesday and wednesday mornings and this morning there is a regular drizzle on that acts like it might be with us for All Day. As a result tie Corn is smiling a smile that looks Good to All of us and even the cows in the pastures Are Happy As they know they will soon have better grazing. Let her rain. Try our want and column. Tumis o. Koevenig of this City sort put one Over on his friends on monday july 19th, when pulled out of this City with As Little noise As a Pussy cat makes in walking Over a Brussels carpet and hied away to new Hampton where the same afternoon was United in marriage with miss Mildred Harrington of Elgin the ceremony being performed by Rev. Spiker pastor of the congregational Church of that City. The Bride is a daughter of or. And mrs. C. J. Harrington of Elgon and is one of Fayette county s finest Young ladies who for some years past has been a successful teacher in the Public schools of her Home City and is held in High esteem by a wide Circle of admiring friends. The Groom is a son of or. And mrs. J. A. Koevenig of this City where is known to All As an industrious and likeable Young Man. He is the Junior member of the firm of mrs. J. A. Koevenig & son who conduct a successful restaurant business. Or. And mrs. Koevenig Are now engaged in the work of settling Down to housekeeping in one of the apartments Over the restaurant where Togy will be at Home on and after August ninth. With innumerable friends of the contracting parties the Herald joins in extending them Heartiest Well wishes. The a Tomc of or. And mrs. Bonnie j Moi on the former Lute Moghee i Jum Northeast of this City was the a Cene of a Happy gathering of neighbors and friends last saturday afternoon and evening. As will be remembered Ben was last Winter sorely afflicted with sciatic rheumatism during which time was Able to do but Little work and that with considerable suffering. Noting his dilemma Ben s neighbors and friends assembled at his Home one Day and proceeded to Cut up his season s Supply of Wood this was so thoroughly appreciated by or. And mrs. Morch that they agreed sometime to get even with their friends and they did so most admirably on this occasion. The afternoon was pleasantly spent in a Socia. Way and kept from becoming dry by the serving of lemonade. At supper time the guests were ushered into the dining room to partake of a feast of Good things to eat and the Hearty manner in which All took hold proved the care with which it had been prepared and brought to a fitting close an occasion that will Long be remembered with pleasure by the participants. Those present were or. And mrs. Hall Swenson and family. Or. And mrs. John Brooks or. And mrs. Arthur Swenson or. And mr3. Ernie Smith and family or. And mrs. Ora Smith or. And mrs. Henry Krogman and Camuy or. And mrs. Con Han Gartner and family or. And mrs. Carl Luebke and Adaline or. And mrs. John Sebastian and family or. And mrs. Rudy Bugenhagen and Gertrude or. And mrs. Elan Gericke and family or. And mrs. We. Sebastian and family or. And mrs. Otto Sander and family or. And mrs. Chris Meier. Christopher Wintrick and George. A Pioneer resident at rest Winfield s. Webster passes away at his Home in this City last wednesday. Bible school closes obituary Henry Wilhelm Haman was born in Schwarz Inhof Germany on november 21, 18-u, and died at the Home of his son Henry near Forest Mills on july 20, 192 5, aged 84 years 7 months and 23 Days. He served in the German army for two years from 1802 to 18g4. Or. Haman came to America on april 15, 1805. He was United in marriage to Augusta Wittenburg december 20, 1872. Miss Wittenburg also came from his Home town in Germany june 14, 1r72. To this Union were born 10 children four of them preceding him in death namely Frederick Wilhelm Maria and an infant unnamed. Those left to mourn his departure Are Henry h., Charley h., mrs. Sophia Nagel mrs. Minnie Kruger mrs. Mary Wintrick August And his beloved wife and companion now past 80 years of ago 22 grandchildren 2 great ii Rand children and Many friends and neighbors. Or. Haman was confirmed in the German lutheran. Church in Germany and was a member of St. Paul s lutheran Church of Postville for 30 years or More. His age and declining health kept him from taking Active part in Church for the past few years but his Faith was unshaken. Crowned with the age of 84 years 7 months and 23 Days has gone to meet his maker. Funeral services at the Home of his son Henry near Forest Mills on july 23, 1926, in charge of Rev. Chas. W. Harris pastor of Forest Mill United. Brethren Church. Hie was Laid to rest in the Smithfield cemetery. Schroeder Schultz co. 9c Sale is now on our annual nine cent Sale is now on thursday Friday and saturday of this week and Many Are the savings that await you in every department of our varied line of merchandise. Our bargains Are bigger and better than Ever before hundreds Are availing themselves of this great Money saving Opportunity Why not you ? also some especially Low offerings in our grocery department. Come in and see us. Schroeder Schultz co., Community club meeting the grand Meadow Community club will meet at Turner Hall Postville Friday evening july 30th. A Fine program has been arranged. Bring your own dishes and cake or potato salad. Everybody invited. Or. And mrs. Paul Sonnkalb and family attended the Catholic Assembly at West Union sunday. The V. B. S. Of St. Paul s Church closed the work for this summer with a program Given by the pupils at the Church sunday evening. A Good audience was present to learn Witolf interest of the work that has been conducted under the supervision of miss Dick a Parish worker who Earne Here from Chicago. Miss Dick was ably assisted by the misses Krogman Viola Weihe Florence Hoth Brandt Hoth and Muriel , All these Young ladies having gladly donated their service the d a. B. Schools Aro growing in popularity because they furnish the religious training not supplied in the curriculum of our Public school and often neglected in the Home training. Miss Dick expressed her thanks to the people of Postville for the Gencur of hospitality accorded her and she returned to Chicago this week for further study of the work to which she is devoting her time and talents United Brethren Church Castalia a s. 10 00 a. Castalia Ladie s Aid will hold a food Sale and Serre ice Cream saturday afternoon july i on the Lawn of or. And mrs. Ernest Baltz. Bethel s. S. 10 00 a. Sermon by pastor 11 00 a. Forest Mills s. S. 2 00 p. Junior c. E. 3 00 p. Preaching service 3 00 p. Senior c. E. 8 00 p. The Young people will hold an ice Cream social on Friday evening july 30th, at the Church. A cordial invitation is Given to any who can come to these services. Chas. W. Harris Postor or. R. F. Topliff was an Elkader visitor last thursday afternoon. Miss Helen Tuttle came up from Cedar Falls Friday evening for a week end visit with Home folks. Or. And mrs. Gilbert Stockman and family Wyndol Wagner and son Wil lord were picnicking and fishing sunday near the old Stone House. J. Harris of this cite was born again last Friday for the seventy third time and All of those years has been a resident of Post township. He is about As s pay a lad of his years As you can find and Here s hoping will be with us for Many years to come. Gene Owen of Frankville is planning to erect a number of new buildings on his farm in that locality and As this will necessitate considerable hauling of material from Postville had Gilbert Stockman of this City install a jumbo transmission in his Ford truck. Mrs. G. A. Harrington Bonnie and Dean of Marshalltown Atud c. E. Hale of Chicago who had been Here visiting for a few Days in the Home of her Mother mrs. J. Prior and with other Postville relatives and friends returned to their Homes tuesday morn Itig.  or. And its. Harold Stone and Catherine mrs. Henry Schuette sr., and mrs. H. Schuette were motor visitors sunday to the devils Backbone Park near Strawberry Point which they allow is some Beauty spot. On the return journey they stopped at the West Union fair grounds for the picnic supper. On sunday last or and mrs. We. J. Klingbeil Eulaila and Catherine accompanied by mrs. Bert and Helen had an enjoyable Auto trip to Cedar Falls where a picnic Din Iier was heartily partaken of in Obi of the Parks. After dinner they started homeward by Jay of Nashua quid stopped to visit the famous. Little Brown Church in the Vale. Or. And mrs. Gilbert Sanders and family returned to Postville last wednesday afternoon after an Auto trip that Lead them out to the Pacific coast and with the Side trips totalled a Little Over seven thousand Miles Gilbert doing All the driving himself. They were at san Pedro California to attend the Postville picnic and had the pleasure of Nieting and greeting Many former residents Here. The longest Days drive was on the return Jurney when they covered 554 Miles a Large slice of which was in the subject of this narrative was born in Schoharie county state of new York Juno "15, 1842. He came to Iowa with his parents in 1852. They settled on a farm near the town of Moneek one of the earliest towns of Winneshiek county. Here assisted in the conduct of the farm and acquired the habits of Industry As Well As frugality and Thrift. He also took full advantage of the local school which was Good for a new country and later attended school in Waukon. After leaving school or. Webster became desirous of engaging in business for himself and his first venture was in Selling a history of the civil War. In this was so successful that attracted the attention of the state adjuster of the Mississippi Valley insurance company of Decorah who induced him to accept an Agency for Chat company which continued until the company s dissolution about five years later. He at once secured the Agency for the Iowa state and Hawkeye insurance companies and from that time until the e Day of his death a period of More than sixty years was engaged in the insurance business. He was doubtless the Dean of insurance men in Iowa and was Postville s oldest business Man. On january 1,1874, was United in marriage to miss Ellen Clark of Castalia and immediately established his Home in Postville where has resided continually Ever Bince. This Union was blessed with three children Roy who died in 1885, mrs. Ruby. Webb and Arthurc both of this City. The wife and Mother died april j6, 1915, since which time ha3 made his Home with his daughter who has ministered faithfully to his welfare. Or. Webster was a genial and cheery Man with a Jovial greeting and kindly word for All. Many a time has been helpful along the Way to those less favored than himself. He loved his god his Home his country and his Fellowmen. Imperfections May have had few of us have not but who doth All things Well will Reward him according to his merits. Fraternally was affiliated with brotherly love Lodge no. 204 a. F. & a. M., Unity chap., no 62, r. A. And Postville chapter no. 238 o. E. S. Of this City Landridge command by k. T. Of West Union the shrine f Cedar rapids and scottish rites of Davenport. He passed away at his Home in this City wednesday morning july 21, 1920at the age of eighty four years one month and six Days. He is survived by his daughter mrs. Ruby web and his son Arthurc one grandson Bruce Webster and one brother Madison Webster of Rowena a d., and Many friends. While never affiliated with any particular Church or. Webster was a regular attendant at divine services t my gave generously to the support if the Church. Politically was an indent Republican of the old school be was Ever a supporter of any move nent that stood for the Progress and betterment of his Home City and Community and nothing gave him greater satisfaction than when Good Fortune came to someone of his acquaintance who had been pulling hard against the Stream. And while his ate r years were beset with much of physical affliction faced them bravely and cheerfully and in the presence of his friends always pushed aside the Clouds and let the glorious Sunshine of his better Days Shine thru. Or. Webster was one of those who did not permit his Success in life to Levaic him above his Fellows but builder a House by the Side of the Oad and was a Friend of with his Many friends we. Shall miss him and will sympathize sincerely with those to whom was bound by a More tender tie. Funeral services were held from the Home last Friday afternoon at two o clock where mid a profusion of Flowers and friends Rev. R. F. Galloway pastor of the Postville Community Church delivered a fitting Sermon. M the Postville cemetery where interment was made in the family plot by the Side of his wife and son was Laid to rest with masonic honors r. R. Douglass officiating for brotherly love Lodge More than sixty of the Brethren being present to assist. Card of thanks " we hereby extend our Heartfelt thanks to the neighbors and friends for their kindly assistance and sync. Pal the during the illness and burial of our beloved father w. S. Webster and Are. Also grateful for. The Many Beautiful Floral offerings. " or. And mrs. H. D. Webb or. And mrs. A. C. Webster a son was born last thursday to or. And mrs. Chester Grean Northwest of Postville.  \ or. And mrs. C. T. Grattidge of Farnier Surg accompanied by mrs. George Daubenberger and miss Myra Dauben hers a of this City. Motored Feo or Csc sunday and spent the Day in the Horris of this City was notified by phone last saturday morning \ f the accidental death of Emil Gooud a Farmer of the Dorchester Vicinity but after talking with the attending a physician decided it was unnecessary to hold an inquest. It seems Goodno was attending a dance in Dorchester the Hall being located on the second floor and fell backward off the stairway Landing to the ground a distance of 14 feet striking on his head with sufficient Force to Cut a severe Gash in his head and fracture his Skull. The nines a Large slice of Winch was in 1 Accident happened Friday evening and crossing the desert which trip they. Or. Goodno died saturday morning made in a night to avoid the intense j at a Hospital in Spring Grove min-1 a " Nesotas whither had been taken. Heat of the Day

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