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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - June 7, 1918, Postville, Iowa Postville Herald successor to the "30tt a t a if Matt Twenty sixth year Postville Iowa Friday june 7, 1918 number 32 from our Soldier boys letter front Merle Cole. Somewhere in Franco May 1,1013. Dear received Trio a Acturo of Hose and the kid and it was a Pouch. Send me borne More when you Gottlick for they Are company to a fellow. To have Strait the Hun some and it sounds Good to hear them hinging on their Way towards Germany. It in t so Nice Trio to hear Elioso that Are coming Back. I am sending you a couple of clippings from the stars ond stripes which Are pretty Good what they miss was written by a boy in our company. At last they Are giving us dope for the cooties and to Aro rid of Thum fur awhile at least. They Aro the most tantalizing things in Trio world and gee they would set a Man nuts in no time. Can t you get Waters and Dick Williams to drop me u line once in awhile i Haven t heard from Waters since we left Minneapolis. I sent you a copy of our weekly paper some time ago let to know if you got it o. In. And will Send you some More. Well Harry i must close Thoro is absolutely Nouws 1 can write you. Write As often As you can and make them Long ones. Yours m. W. Cole Huq. Co. 151st l \ a., a. E. F. What they miss Liy Corporal Jorry Jeromo Headquarters co. Send us pocket Libles to make is Hub behave they Send us Bright Trench mirrors to help us when to shave powders for our face and feet cold creams and camphor ice hut never any Poison for the hungry army lice. They Send us Wrigley s double mint it s really Vorva Nice they Send is Little sewing kits Avith which we sew and splice wrist watches and Bright wristlets and ukes on which to Strum hut never any Poison for the hungry army Crumb. Of yes dear friends we be got them. And we to got them mighty bad the Pesky thugs keep biting till they almost drive us mad. They re after us continually morning noon and night and every time they grab a chunk to know old Shorm was right. Pitched for the night and orders to break Camp at six in Trio morning but instead Thoy surprised us. To Woro All sleeping soundly at Midnight when of a sudden to had Call to arms and in 35 minutes to had our tents and blankets rolled horses hitched and Woro on the move. To Suro did jump around for awhile ours was Trio first battalion to to in order. To reached doming about eight o clock and were a tired Bunch when Ivo got in. However it was a Good thing to came when to did As she was sure some hot during the Day. It Folt pretty Good to hit the old Spring cot Ngoin. Well Uncle i was out of Luck again on going to France and maybe i was t mad though we All Hud a fair Chance. The whole battalion wanted to go so they put All our names in a hat and the first 4 drawn out will leave and 1 was not one of Elioso fortunate enough to to drawn. Lii Ray scion of the in euro from Hod Wing so there is not Many of them left. So we thut arc left will have to stay and Drill the drafted Birds and they sure Aru a hard looking Bunch mostly mexicans and half of Thorn can t speak English Yot. Louis Salzgeber. Letter from Lou Sulz Fueber. Camp Cody now Mexico May 37,1018. Doar Uncle Well i got Back from Tho Man Euver and it Suro was some trip but was glad to got Back in Camp again. To did t Camp two nights in Tho same place. To would pull our Little tents up at six a. M. Ami to on Trio Road until about 8 30 and would always manage to Stop where there was water. There was one place we wont thru Tho mountains that you have Hoard about the hut Bertield Trail. It was the Only Trail thru the mountains that we could take to get to fort Cummings. They used to Uso this Trail for Stago coaches so Tho poo plot Auk get to the Railroad. It was by Tho Sun la Ifo railway and Fortt cum Lings was built to protect this Trail from the indians. Trio fort was entirely destroyed but on Trio remnant Walls Are still legible some names of a Iowa cavalry carved there As far Back As 1870. I la but they had some Groat old times there Back in Elioso Days it sure was in interesting trip and maybe to coulis eat. All we had was Bow Bolly hard took Beans pruno canned tomatoes and Black Coffee but it did t make much difference for to could eat any thing. It gave us a ins to of the Roal army Gamo. We did not even mind sleeping on the hard ground and whore Thore wore centipedes tarantulas and Rutylo Snakowa but we did t mind them at All the boys sure did kill Somo big Diamond rattlers you eau find them Moat any place around Here. At one Ruzek we stopped there wore Over cattle and All so poor they could hardly stand up. Tho rancher Bald this was Tho first Spring they had had no rain. There Wero Doad cattle to be soon whichever Way you looked a us it seemed funny to to they did j not oven skin them hut lot Thorn Lay land dry up and no matter How Long they Lay Tho Doo aying Carloss gave off to odor Tho rancher said if Thoy did not get rain soon to would hire a cow and Start to kill and so ten the Herd Trio last night of the Hatkow lamp no a station called Foloi i item us torn doming. The Why of this paper. As announced last week the Iowa Volks Blatt a German language newspaper conducted for several years past by Ronneburger & Klingbeil was discontinued with that Issue the undersigned having purchased his partner s half interest in the business and henceforth will publish an English language newspaper under the name of Postville Herald which makes its initial Bow to the Public with this Issue. The cause leading up to this change Are so potent to All that explanation of the reasons Why Are hardly necessary. During the past twelve month our country has declared War upon a foreign Power Germany and throughout the length and breadth of our own beloved country the cry has gone fort i to Cut out the foreign language in our schools and even the foreign language Church not Only the German but All other alien tongues and make the English language Universal throughout America. Many foreign language papers have been discontinued during the past year and others Are preparing to change. We wish also to Call your special attention to the inside pages of the Herald which you will Lind filled with Choice Reading matter for every member of the household. A full Page instalment of one of the latest and Best serial stories a Page devoted to latest news features an agricultural Page and features of interest to the housewife. And please note the fact our insides Are absolutely add less it is All Good interesting Reading matter. The Postville Herald will be published every Friday As in the past. Politically it will be Independent. We shall spare neither pains expense nor honest Endeavor to make it a newspaper worthy of your respect and patronage. The Herald will be Loyal to its Home country America to its Home state Iowa to its Home county Alla Makee to its Home town Postville and Vicinity. And with this Brief announcement we Otter the Postville Herald to you for your approval. If it pleases you Tell your friends about it. Subscription Price-$1.50 per year strictly in Advance. We. J. Klingbeil publisher. Postville 25 yearn ago. From files of Volks Blatt june 8, 1803. A j. Murphy has removed his Law practice from Elkader to Waukau. Miss Nellie Abbott returned saturday from her sojourn in the South. Sofa Wheeler has moved her dressmaking Parlours to the Herman Meyer store. John Van Velzer has located hit. Meat Market in the building adjoining Tho Posto Allce. Twenty members of Uio Good templars Lodge it Waukon wore entertained by the local Lodge thursday. Last wednesday at the Catholic Church in Clermont occurred the marriage of rest Waters and Mary a. Me Linley. The Hall Roberts family arc at Grin Nell this week to be present at the graduation exercises. Their son Harvey is a member of the graduating class. Louis Peterson in old settler of Jefferson township was fatally injured last week when a Young Span of horses he was driving became fright ened and ran away. Or. And mrs. Fleck or or. And mrs. Christ. Ruckdaschel and sister Mary. Or. And mrs. Win. Thoma or. And mrs. Fred Schara or. And mrs. Henry i Oesch Frank Sebastian David Meyer John Schrceder and Fritz Wilke returned saturday from the world s Fuir at Chicago. Neighbourhood news. Items of interest from Alla Makee and adjoining counties. Married at Madison. At the m. E. Parsonage in Madison wis., at four o clock last saturday afternoon Julio 1st, occurred the marriage of miss Jennio Daubon Berger and private Godfroy Nicolay both of this City. The Bride is a daughter of or. And mrs. Geo. Daub Norgor a Young lady of education and refinement whose sunny disposition and comely appearance have drawn about Hor an Ever widening Circle of admiring friends. The Groom is u son of or. And mrs. Joseph Nicolay a Young Man of clean character and High standing who but Fow Mouths ago closed out a successful business in the plumbing line hero to outer his country s service and help make the world Safe for democracy being in the motor mechanics Brunch of those Rice. With Tho myriad friends of this estimable Young couple the Herald joins in extending its kind Liest Well wishes and when finally Tho swords shall to Beaton into plow shares Aud a righteous Peaco shall Polvado the world May health happiness and Prosperity hover round the Tilro Sidoff your Home. Married. Ralph Llach Tell and Gertrude prior were married it 10 30 a. M. On tuesday june 4, 1918. This event took place at the Home of Tho Bride and was a delightfully simple and pretty affair. Rev. J. Childress officiated using Tho ring ceremony in a most impressive manner. Tho Brido was very beautifully gowned in embroidered White Georgette competency captured by cupid Emmet a Mcwilliams cashier of i the savings Bank at Chester and a former Well known Postville boy read it in the Book recently that it in not Good for Man to dwell alone and so on wednesday of this week he hied himself to the Capitol City of Howard county Cresco and ook unto himself a Bride in the person of miss Mary Young a charming Young lady of that City Whoso father also happens to be cashier of Ono of Cresco s banking institutions and thus it would seem their matrimonial bark should have smooth sailing Down the Stream of time. Emmet is a splendid Young Man in every particular and we have Assurance from reliable sources that his Bride is one of the Best Young ladies Ever. Aud so with innumerable friends of Tho Groom in the old Home town the Herald joins in extending to him and his its kind Liest Well wishes. Or. And mrs Loo Hanks leave today of a two weeks vacation visit that gives Promise of much pleasure Aud to Hope their anticipations will to fully realised. They go first to a Rennoll to attend the fifth reunion of i s. Hunks class it that College mud from there go to a Hougo to visit Hurp Rouls. Crepo Aud carried a Shower bouquet of Cream roses. The Groom was dres Sod in Tho usual style. One would travel far to find a More attractive up pouring couple As they took their places in a Corner of Tho parlor which had been decorated with festoons of Arbor Vito and bridal Wreath. After the usual Shower of Good wishes the outre party partook of a three course wedding breakfast which had Boon prepared in a manner for which Tho Bride s Mother s famous Tho table was Nide Beautiful by a tasteful use of Pink and yellow those present were or mud mrs. 0, l. A outer of West Union or. And mrs. John Waters or mud mrs. Child Ress mrs. Carrie Clachtoll the Groom s Mother or. And mrs. J. M. Prior and or s. 0. Clark grandparents of the Brido Rudy Haiti the Groom s close to tour mrs. A u. Morris daughter and son of Savannah tia., mrs. Morris being an aunt of the Bride or. And mrs. E. 11, prior parents of Tho Bride and her sister Pauline. After Tho party had Purt Ukon of the Good things with which Tho table was loaded the now Lyods accompanied by or. And mrs. Loumer started by Auto for an extended trip. Their schedule took them to West Union where or. Aud mrs. Llo Miuor wore no loaded. From Thoro Tho Young Woupio headed for Waterloo whore they visited with a Cousin of the Groom. Then on to Murs Hamtown Dos Moines Aud eventually to St. Louis they will return m about two we orcs to take up their new responsibilities on the farm Northeast of town hero everything that Money eau do has been Dono to provide All thu com Yoni Orous of an Ideal Home Aud Here they will to delighted to entertain their friends few Young couples have started in Over Tho top mid under the above motto u class of 20 boys and girls graduated from the Postville High school lust week. The class is one of the largest us Well us one of the Best that has Ever passed out of school life Jinto life s school from Postville a class of which we Are and of right ought to be proud Aud that they will succeed in whatever undertakings the future Muy have in store for them us they have in their school work we All feel Conli deut. Jupiter l Lucius Ilie original wet goods Man who Seldom misses us it commencement time was there with both this year but failed completely in his efforts to Dampen the ardor of our people who would Honor the class with their presence at the two events that were open to the Public with the result that Turner opera House was filled to capacity on both nights. Wednesday evening the class play Hick s in College was presented and it is the Universal opinion it was the Best thing of its kind Over presented by a graduating class reflecting great credit of the capabilities of those taking part us Well us on the of their instructor miss Ruth Farquherson. Each fitted into his part us Nutu Rully us a foot into in old shoe mud the result was us might have been expected highly Gratifying. On Friday evening a Yery interesting program was presented the High school glee club pleasing All with a Choice collection of vocal numbers to properly punctuate the same. Tho principal part of the program was of course Tho address to Tho class by prof. Guitel of Chicago who from the somewhat homely by object digs and doors gave Somo real pretty advice adorned with handsome humor. At thu conclusion of Tho address mrs. U w. Hunt superintendent of our school presented the Uluss with their diplomas after which the class stood in Lino to receive the and Well wishes of their friends which Means All of us. Aud May Success be with you in your future endeavours. Class Roll Harvey aim oils Helen Licu Olier Clara Brandt Udortha Bloohm Edward Burdick Leo Burdick Clifford Conley Joe Harris Esther Kiesau i1 red la Ultra Paul met Rstow Eleanor me Donald Lenora Oldag Mildred Owen Harold Phillips Elsie Shelhamer Louis Waters Beltoy Weihe Clarence Coilio Marguerite Welch class colors purple Aud old Gold thu three years scholarship awarded by Tho Stuto to the member of the class having the highest markings was won by Lenora Oldag. Who we understand will attaud Tho state jul varsity at Iowa City. U. 8. Food administration. Notice. To All holders of wheat in any amount you Are hereby no tilled to report life with so Little to hinder and so every Bushel of wheat la your posses Inoh to help Thorn attain a full Mous Slou to the county fowl administration Itro of True lip Ploss that health Waukon Iowa on or before june 15 happiness Aud Prosperity Utsond them tuis e. 11. Prior is thu sincere wish of a Host of f Clouds. Local food administrator the car shops at North Mcgregor now employ 200 men. At a red Cross auction in Littleport recently a Hen sold for 815. New Albin has 51 boys serving in different branches of the army. Mcgregor went 105 per cent Over Tho top in the recent red Cross Campaign. Ossian went Over the top 85j6.05 in the second red Cross War fund drive. The Guttenberg Canning co. Has contracted for 700 acres of Sweet Corn this year. The masonic Lodge at West Union recently dedicated a service aug with 13 stars. Two full carloads Tith left Lansing one Day last week for the Eastern markets. The congregational Church at Mcgregor dedicated a service dug containing 25 stars recently. Down at West Liberty a mrs. Smooth donned a pair of overalls ond painted a water tank 1-0 feet High. Chicken thieves Are Busy in the Vicinity of Rossville 80 chickens being stolen from mrs. De o Brien. The pupils of the Dorchester school during the last two months have contributed s185.u1 to the different War funds. The recent cyclones have done damage to the amount of in the neighbourhood of Edge Wood Clayton county. A Tornado last week did damage to the amount of 83000 to buildings and noes on the Hen Nieland farm near Guttenberg. At a dance last monday evening with Bud weather As opposition the Little town of Spillville based a so Tor the red Cross. Geo. Roche or. Of Harper s ferry Vas instantly killed at Dubuque one Day last week when to was s Ruck by a freight train. A burglars entered the Duncan restau runt it Momma last sunday night and made away with a i i in Tity of groceries pipes and tobacco. The people of Waterville entertained the boys of that Vicinity who were called in the lust draft with a picnic dinner and Well arranged program Tho 52 boys who left Waukau last week for Camp. Dodge were each furnished with two mileage books s200 being collected from the audience for that purpose. Guards have been taken off the Pontoon Bridge Between North Mcgregor and Prairie do Chion. These guards had been on the Bridge for the past several months Somo Large Loeks of poultry Are raised near Monona and plans Aro being Laid to trap and punish tile Chick a thief who Sells so much poultry and yet raises none. Guttenberg is endeavouring to discard the go Waiau name of the town and take Buck the Pioneer French name Prairie la Porte by which it was known until sity years ago. The de Oruh newspapers have found t necessary to raise their subscription Price to 82 on a year. It is Only nut Ter of a Short time when All country newspapers will be. Compelled to do likewise Patrick Gallagher of Hanover township this county is the oldest Man living in the state of Iowa. He is 111 years of age and wus born in Ireland. He came to America eighty four yours ago mud has resided in Iowa since Isiu. During Tho exercises held in Honor of departing soldiers at Lansing recently a certain party present failed to remove his hat whereupon a Young lady stopped up to him took off his hat and funded it to him with a polite request that a keep it Oil during the exercises. Tony Collins of harpers ferry who was employed As Tui keeper for a Section Crew was struck by a passenger train last Friday presumably while lying asleep near the track and fearfully injured. He was rushed to u Lacrosse Hospital where to passed away the evening of Tho same Day. A Young fellow got of the train at Lacrosse ont recently and passed the tip around that a special of ulcer was on the train looking for booze with the result that several suit costs went overboard. The fellow thou dropped off it a Sling walked Back and col looted a few Mouths Supply of Joy Julio

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