Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of this page. Add to Cart

Postville Herald Newspaper Archives Jun 21 1918, Page 1

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Postville Herald (Newspaper) - June 21, 1918, Postville, Iowa Herald successor to the "30m a Orth but Twenty sixth year Postville Iowa Friday june 21, 1918 number 34 from our Soldier boys letter from Biro Moier. Brooks Field sail Antonio Texas june 13, 1018. Dear parents tonight to Liao Hud n vain ii nil ii in Sun Antonio t Iuit do you Linow about that say but i d 11 lie to spend ii delightfully Cool summer in Iowa. The Fellows quote Murk Twain an saying that if to nil Sipll and Texas Given to him he d rent Texas und live in hell. And you can bet your life if Murk had been Down Here this last week he d never regret Ted ii decision. This afternoon we Hung Auto our huts und showed dust nud Sand and wow How hot 1 a Nice electric storm Casio up and we had a Nice Little thriller in our room because of it. The room just Shook and u Stream of fire seemed to shoot thru Tho room. He Allevo to to jumped bunks. This May be a wonderful old City but for in i part the a morgans Are Welcome to it All. I be stood and gaped it the Alamo and a few other Stone houses erected around Tho 1700 a but for scenery i la thus the old Stone House. Last sunday to took a trip of about thirty Miles to a Little Creek something like yellow River for a swim. Why the people go Down there by the thousands for a dip in that mud Hole. I be been anxious to get Down to Corpus Christ guile Tho resort of the West. They Liuvao planned on taking sixteen men in eight ships Down to Corpus Christi for u Ball game Boon and i have a Good Chance of going As a Catcher. It s a to mlle trip and ii would be a Dandy. Thuro s a Bunch of follows in Tho room doing cot flying. Everyone is living Tho Day Over Aguin discussing just How to pull some new stunt and the in getting out of it. And it s a mighty Good Way of mulching up Tho Day s work. 1 know of several times when i be got in trouble that my night discussions have helped me out Imu Eusely. Well i had to Stop Ray Lottor right hero the discussion was getting hot in Tho next room. Myself and Dana had collected a couple of books at Tho Library diaries most of them by famous flyers Bozelko the German major hiphop. Luf Berry Hall the Fellows got Luto a Chat of argument about some of Tho tactics they used. Each one had a different theory As to just what Masouver could have been Best used at such Aud such a time. La Prado our French instructor a Peppery Little fellow to was quite a noted violinist formerly with Tho Ciurciu Patti symphony orchestra and Campbell whose brother is the american Aeo with Dowers and Dana Ware having it hot and heavy. I i wont la and handed them my pipe Aud told them to tit co a Peaco sino co Aud out out the Raeicot so i could Wilto. Well i haunt Boon flying since sat urday. About forty of us have Boon grounded for one thing or another mine was on a hold Era Cowboy lauding. It s bedtime. Milo p. S. The Fellows have rounded up a couple of scorpions to the bathroom i Aud everybody is in to see Tho show. You should Aee tha Corn Here it s 3 feet High potatoes arc nearly ready to be dug All Garden tuft is full grown and Cotton is about a foot High. On some things they get two crops a year but i would t live in this country a minute longer than i had to. Must Stop now and go to the Drill grounds. Chambr a. Hughes co. Of 6th eng., u. S. A. Note Cholmer is in old Postville boy a son of or. And mrs. Ezra Hughes former residents Here. Olto Joicin Navy. Mrs. Fred Mezisko of this City received word wednesday morning that her brother Otto re Smusyn of Calina had on his third attempt to enlist been accepted in the Navy and was then on his Way to the naval training station at Mem Burton on puget sound. Otto gave up a splendid position with the Weiser Bank to enter his country s service just us an Opportunity for further promotion was in store for him. Hut when he comes Buck he will land that Charley we scr knows How to measure the full Worth of a Man and will find u place for him for or. Weiser full Well that Ono 1who is Loyal to Hll country can to rolled upon to be likewise Loyal to his employer und his interests. Two patriotic boys. Or. Kinley Orr of Decorah. A Sou of or. And mrs. P. M. Orr of Mono us was in Postville tuesday to bid Good Bye to his venerable grandparents or. And mrs. Lames Orr und other relatives before entering Tho service of his country he having enlisted in the dental department some time ago und received Tho rank of second lieutenant und has just been notified he will be assigned to service within ten Days. On the suite Day Aud on a Bill our Mission Al Minic the 10 year old Sou of Ellison Orr of Waukon was Here he with a goodly number of the students it Ames having voluntarily in lived Aud on monday next goes to the Treut lakes naval training station to help make Tho world Safe for democracy. Will preach in . To ginning with sunday june 3 the Rev. E. Schmidt of St. Paul s German la thenon Church in this City will preach one English Sermon a month for a Elmo gradually increasing Tho number until All services will to in English. The sunday school Young people s meetings and catechumen school Aro now conducted in English. As is Well known Tho vast majority of the pc Ploof Postville und Vicinity Are of Sormun birth or parentage peace Loving prosperous and progressive. They have gone Over Tho top in Tho Purchase of Liberty Bonds contributions to Tho red Cross and v. M. C. A. And now they Are going to Provo to governor Harding und the rest of Tho world their unquestioned loyally to Tho land that has Given them so much Opportunity by for swearing the Uso of Tho Sormun and using Only the English language. Letter from Corpus Christi Texas l Juno 8, 19x8. I dear Otto just got Back from a week s hike. The hike was Fine and i i stood it in Good shape. We camped at a Pluto the texans called Cloven Bluff Why i Don t know. Bach Tirio i think of it i Call it something a Little worse \ Thun Tho time before. Sand every i where. For six Days i ate marched slept and breathed in Sand. It was awful and. I Don t care to see any More i Sand As Long As i live. We started Home at 2 00 a. M. And j arrived Home in time for breakfast. J while on the hike we borrowed a net of from a nearby Fisherman and caught enough ton to give each Man Lour for breakfast. Tho t Tho hike would bother my feet hut it did t. Had fighting Maneu vers three Days. Camped opposite a Large ranch Iso Miles around it. At evening we used to go Oyer and see the mexicans rope Calva. All they did on the ranch was raise Eattle for Market Only milked four cows Ivory tiling free and easy but i we d father have one Good Section of Iowa fond than the whole ranch looked like of much waste land to suit me. Where to you get All the Postville news that or Anna Easto Nof St. Paul arrived Here monday for a visit with relatives. To. M. Thoma will soon arrive Here to open up a drug and grocery store. Ralph Prescott. And Stella Roberts Linic returned Homo Isom Uri Onel. The conference of the till District of the m. Is. Church was held Here tuesday. John Nice and Lena Kro Graan were United in marriage today by Rev. J. Lass. L Rof. Merrian left our City last Friday and will conduct a newspaper at Lio Kinton. Rev. Gass will preach his last Sermon next sunday. He has been Given an indefinite leave owing to ill health. Last week Christ. Overbeck sold his farm of 230 acres to Christ. Had i o it for 865 a acre. And or. Karloff sold his farm to or. Overbeck for Slio an acre. Or. And mrs. De Cornell mrs. Mate Welzel miss Olive Orr Charles and Sophie Weich Carolino and Anna Leni were among those who attended the world s fair this week go lug with others in a special car via the b. C. R & n. De Mcdrury publisher of the graphic will soon go to Waukon to take charge of Tho Waukon Democrat owing to the continued ill health of his father x. C. Mcnary. The graphic is offered for Sale. Latch or. Mcnary died last night. Editorial paragraphs. Strong Henrt Are Tho kind to cultivate these Days. Every Little War Bond has an income nil its own. No Ponce is Worth having that is not Worth fighting for. These Are the Days when to Call a s Lido a Noble implement of patriotism. Compromising uie War would to the same As compromising a muzzled hydrophobia. Wilhelm talks loudly but does not disturb nearly so Many people As he used to do. Shortage of soda water is predicted for the summer. Of Well. That s a fizzle anyhow. Fancy what a nation of bondholders to Aro going to find ourselves after the War i americans euro Little How Foch pronounces his name just so he s a pro no uzeed Success. Tito German Dachshund has not yet succeeded in breaking the English bulldog s grip.  Soldier insurance approximates $10,-000.000,000. Uncle sum is a Good life insurance solicitor. A Button famine is said to be in Prospect now. But then most women Aro too Busy knitting to sew on any buttons anyhow. Uncle Sam has 3,000 pigeons in training for War service everybody and everything is being mobilized except the. Dove of Pence. Inland Hun civilians visited by Allied bombing planes Are coming out strongly in Envor of that form of real Rocity that works Only one Way. Reports from the expeditionary Force that there is an ample Supply of socks seem to indicate that the knit Era have gone Over the top too. This thing of digging up Money every Day for some patriotic or Public purpose is a painful process but the More it hurts the More it is civilizing you. It becomes necessary to contradict a Rumor that the ruthless americans Are trying to injure the health of interned germans by a systematic course of High living. The Galveston news says a. Hen sits but that Tho Farmer s wife sets the Hen. In other words a Man in Church sits but Tho usher sets him instead of scats him. It is better that your child should have a Book of War Stamps than a shortage of fingers or eyes or both. Spend your fourth of july appropriation sensibly. Tho emperor of Austria was Lucky in having a Mother in Law so Handy to Blomo it nil on. Oil on the Waters in Tho War zone now moans that some sub Arlo has gone to its Long Homo. What hns become of the whale meat a Rud Tho shark leather that were to help us enjoy the War neighbourly Ken Closs. Potor and Rohlo Caldow 6f Tho Cus Tilla Lulu Ltd Havu Boon Laid up Tho past Wouk with Tho vue Uslos which is no snap fur a Fol luvs when to gets past the Barefoot boy with Cheek of Tan stage. However Ali or neighbors have not Boon unmindful of Thorn and Ono morning eight of their neighbors with As Many teams mud Cul Lavulo is turned out ived slowed their Corn and others have Boon looking after Hinler chores Luo ruling noon mud night. Neighbourly acts like those Tho helping hand in Minn of Nood Aro among Tiro to Huiest Flowers that can to Strow along life s pathway and it is worthy of commendation unt emulation Tho whole Waldo the Luqu Niblo a a at Post Villo theater saturday j Tine 1 8. Now is the time to be healthy wealthy and Wise  by rising Early to dig and work in one s Thrift Garden by purchasing one s next Winter s Coul Supply now one May obtain satisfactory insurance against lied less Days the British arc making a gun that will shoot 80 Miles. If they Koep on they la be lighting this War by Cable next. Tho Kelser wants $4,000,000,000 of peaceful Russia and $2,000,000,000 of peaceful Rouen la. Wlms to would demand of America to Haven t ciphers enough to toll. Now that the government has decided to take Over Tho Wool it will to n whole lot cheaper to Lay in a Supply of Moth balls Thun to buy a now Over coat next fall. Prisoners of War in Germany Are supposed to receive Tho Garrison ration of the German army. But if that is what they Are getting to Are sorry for Tho German army when it is in Garrison. People who let somebody else do their lighting customarily lot somebody else enjoy their Liberty for them. Should those tar and leather parties Koep up Thore will to no raw material for Feather parties during the Holiday season. Conscientious objectors might escape military service by admitting that they Are subnormal mentally and morally one Way for fastidious people to be Biu p of netting wheat t void is to on list nothing in too Good for Uncle sums soldiers according to a Paris physician baldness is caused by trouble with the Teeth. Hence it would to logic to suppose that if he has trouble with his hair he should get his Teeth pulled but maybe Tho vice versa does t fit. tickets season tickets for Postville s big Aro now on Solo at most every business place la town for 91 90, we Oil will admit you to ten of the most stupendously splendid programs Evor presented on a live Day circuit buy yours today a Tho Dulo july 4 to 8, Inonu Salvo Tho place Postville. The location school House of Talent the world s Gro Tost. The Wou Lior Liruo and Faro.  Tho moral clot a season ticket and see and hour it nil it Joy Ufa while you live for you la to a Long time dead obit aka. Mary Gano was born near Postville u cd Uptou county Juno 10, 1855, and died at her Home in Jennings Oklahoma june 14. 11 18, aged 62 years 11 months und 29 Days. She lived near Postville until february 1000, when she was United in marriage to w. W. Haines at Jennings and where she passed the remainder of her Days. She is survived by her husband and three Sisters mrs. Peter Lueticher Jeand mrs. J. C. Seybert of Postville and mrs. G. W. Sawyer of Orland cal., and other relatives and friends. Tho remains were shipped Here for burial reaching Here sunday und being taken to the Joseph Seibert Home where on monday afternoon a Short service was conducted by Rev. Had win Williams following which interment was made in Postville cemetery. And in this connection it is desired to thank Alt the friends who so kindly assisted by word or deed in the burial of their loved Ono. New baud director. Postville Community band Hus anew musical director in the Persou of Reuben Bills of Fayette one of Tho Best known and most experienced baud masters in Eastern Iowa who will be Here each monday evening to meet with the boys und help to round them out into one of Tho Best bands in the state und the Best is none too Good for Postville. A few months ago the present Post Ville baud was organized since which Elmo with us occasional outside instructor but Moro often under Tho guidance of Tho More experienced musicians within the organization it self Thoy have made remarkable pro Gross und developed into a bund in which All Postville takes just Pride Aud now that us experienced director Hus Boon engaged in a Short Lime we shall to still More prompt of them. Allow could we cheer tha Soldier boys on their Way to Tho Cantonment How could we hold patriotic meetings How could we got along on memorial Day or fourth of july How could to meet a distinguished citizen like of presi Dent tuft it to had no baud it Sim ply can t be done. A band is As nine a necessity to a town As a Clown is to a circus or an Oyster to a Stew. The Herald is mighty proud of Tho Postville baud right now and so Are All who have heard them play. Toll the boys you appreciate their work and Tell them so now hand your to fuels to Tho living Eliut they Siuy enjoy them now for of what use is it to Heap High with Flowers Tho casket of a dead Friend who Lias neither Tho sense of sight to behold their Beauty nor Tho sense of smell to be pleased with their Swoot perfume neighbourhood news. Items of interest from Alla Makee and adjoining counties. 180 registered for military service in Winneshiek county june r the. Over at Waukon Tho teaching of Wurman la the Public school has been abandoned. The Decorah Hospital has been leased by the norwegian outlier a Hospital association. Lion. B. J. Dunn of Mason City will speak it Ossian tomorrow under the auspices of Hie Community club. Mcgregor bus been chosen by the Iowa conservation association As the place fur its meeting this summer. At the Christ Schwelm Refuss Homo near Ossian last monday night a Benefit dance and auction nested the lied Cross close to 8100. Senator and mrs. A. M. Fellows of Lansing have three sons in the service of their country and All arc volunteers. Truly a record to be proud of. Sunry Dayton the Veteran attorney and mayor Guy Eaton of Waukon Hugo entered into u partnership resulting in a Strong and popular Legal firm. Frank Gonyer was sent up from Lansing last week charged with desertion from the u. S. Army and is being held in jail pending the disposition of his Case. Last week Geo. Engel Hurb received a service Flag and two Blue stars to Fly in Luana which Community exceeded its quota by 100 per cent in the recent red Cross drive. Eleven boxes containing 1818 pounds of cheese were shipped by express last week from the Murphy cold storage warehouse at Waukon to Forte pfc l i Langre new York City. Or. C. P. Colegrove president of the upper Iowa University of Fayette conferred the degree of doctor of divinity upon Rev. Edwin f. Lec a former Ossian boy who is doing duty As chaplain in France. One of the most disastrous fires in the history of oel Ciu wus staged last week when Tho Brick building at the crossing of the c. G. W. And Roeu Island in which the cold handle Kitchen utensil co. And the Oelwein chemical co was housed went up in smoke. Lur onto in population. Old Dock Stork Tho Guy old Geek Lias passed around babies its follows this week or. And mrs. Elwood Lawson a girl. " " John Kudo a boy.  " Frank Miller a girl. New Moat Kules Tho United states food administration has promulgated the following rules with reference to consumption of meat and asks that same be rigidly enforced us to All Public eating places Tho demands for beef for our army and the Allied armies and their civil populations for this summer Are beyond our present surplus. On the other hand we have enough increased Supply of pork this summer to permit economical expansion in its use. It will therefore be a direct service to our army and the allies if our people would in some degree substitute fresh pork Bacon hams and sausage for beef products. We request All hotels Aud restaurants not to place on their menus or Servo boiled Boot More than two meals weekly Beof sleek More than Ono meal weekly and roast beef More than our Insul weekly. To ask householders not under Auy circumstances to buy More than one mud one Quarter pounds of Cleur Beof weekly or one and one half pounds including the Bono or person in Tho household. The Public will realize that the Ever changing conditions of production from season to season Tho changing situation in shipping und therefore of the markets available to the allies und the increasing demands for our growing army with Tho fluctuating Supply of local Beof in France All make it impossible to determine policies for Long periods in adv Auto. We have recently asked fur Economy in All meat consumption to wish to emphasize a further reduction of beef oct. It is anticipated that it will hold Good until september 15, 1u13, mud Tho cooperation of Tho Public is most earnestly requested. Chief Llu Glor Ralph a Davis came up from Camp Dodge Suu Duy morning Aud remained until wednesday visiting Lils parents relatives Ami friends. To is looking mud feeling duo Aud it is evident army life agrees with him. While hero the first three degrees of masonry Woro conferred of him by the local Lodge Aud at the close of the third Degrout work tie pinned his own Star on Tho Lodge service lag making the fourteenth member of brotherly love Lodge to enter Tho service of his country

Search all Postville, Iowa newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for June 21, 1918

Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of the page above.