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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - June 21, 1972, Postville, Iowa Postville j/mj0j serving the Hub j g of my Jim j of the four county area w u%r\rwkf101r 12 pages 2 sections rat year. Postville Iowa wednesday june 21, 1972 number 25 us names jurors i Quarter jurors for the third beginning july 1, 1972, n named this week by. Kolsrud Alla Makee clerk of court. Will not report for til ordered to do so by 1 at which time they notified by the Allama qty sheriff. Petit jurors. Anderson Waterville cartels Lansing c. Bieber Waukon Bratrud Waterville Burke Lansing Urke Dorchester Utler Waukon Kristianson Lansing Cook Postville Connor Lansing Cronin Waukon Urtin Waukon Ahlke Waukon Ling new Albin is Waukon Engrav Waukon Enyart or. Waukon Evans Waukon Everman Postville Back Postville cute Dorchester Gavin Waukon Avle Decorah Ken Lansing Ibbs Lansing the Goepel Waukon Hall Postville Hammer Waukon. Hanson Waukon is Waukon Artley Dorchester Sman Waukon Wes Lansing Nessy Lansing Ogan Lansing flan Waukon is Lansing Ohnson Lansing. Johnson _ Waterville Rndt Waukon Knockel Monona of Dorchester Lammert Postville an Waukon pert Lansing pert Lansing Arch Waukon u Meade Postville Ettilie Waterville Miller Waukon Moline Lansing Orgaard Spring Grove Minn. Lea Olson Waterville  Opfer Waukon. Stierholz Waukon finer Lansing Este Mon Waukon Waukon Sanderman Waukon  Sandry Lansing arson Lansing chilling Waukon Mem Monona a Schroeder Dorchester a Shogren Waukon Lansing or Postville la it Waukon Tes Waukon add Waukon Troendle Waukon cd a y _ new Albin Elleser Lansing wild new Albin or Waukon m the ,. Samaritan Center june 18, the Coffee served by the Bloom makers. Service was conducted Oberts. Tray favors from the project club bes from mrs. Joe and place Mats from Bible school Chil from the funeral of Eek Ward. Day favors from Ether club of farm mrs. R. C. Huebner be bouquet of Flowers he men in the Home Day. A Friday afternoon enjoyed playing Bingo residents Joe Braun r held Postville. T the eater local girls win honors at Alla Makee co. Dairy banquet Council to receive bids for fuel sealed bids will be received at the office of the town clerk until 7 30 . July 6, 1972 on the following items one year s Supply of regular gasoline for use ii the town s vehicles to be delivered to tie town s storage tank and one year s Supply of no. 2 diesel fuel for use in the town s to excavator at the Landfill three Miles North of town just off Hwy. No. 51, to be delivered to that site and for use in the town s grader to be delivered to the storage location of the grader. An official notice to bidders appears elsewhere in this Issue of the Herald the Council reserves the right to reject any and All bids. Firemen s Assoc. To meet thursday the regular monthly meeting of the Alla Makee county firemen s association will be held at new Albin thursday june 22, at 8 00 . Vickie Friederich children enjoy Story telling time at Library mrs. Clinton Lammert has an attentive audience of children As she reads a Story to them last thursday evening at the town Library. As part of a summer Reading program for kindergarten through second Grade children the Postville Public Library sponsored two sessions a week thursday evening from 7 00 to 8 00 p. M. And saturday morning from 10 00 to 11 00 a. M. Monday club and club of the hour furnished treats and readers for the program which ends july 1. Between Fen and 12 children attended each session. Total school enrolment declines for second year total enrolment for the Postville Community schools and the total average Dally me. Be ship for the 1971-72 school year declined for the second consecutive year. Total enrolment for the 1971-1972 school year was 1110 As compared with 1165 for the preceding year and 1169 for the 1969-1970 school year. Thus the total enrolment for last year was Down 55 from the 1970 -1971 school year. Last year s total enrolment was 59 less than the total enrolment for the 1969 -1970 school year. An examination of the Complete enrolment figures shows the total enrolment for grades nine through 10 was Down Only six students from the preceding year while the total enrolment for grades k-8 for the 1971-1972 school year was Only 721 students As compared with 765 for the preceding year or a drop in enrolment of 44 students Tor these grades a new measure of enrolment that has been started in the past few years is the average daily membership. The Postville Community schools decreased in average daily membership for the 1970-1971 school year from 1145.5 to 1094.1. Tills would be a decrease of 51.4 students in average daily membership. Another commonly used measure of attendance is average Dally membership. The average Dally attendance for the Postville Community schools for the 1971-1972 school year was 1049.6 As Corn through tuesday " the French Oon my Gene Hackman 2� and Marcel Boz schedule concert in Park at 8 00 the band concert in City Park will return to it s usual presentation time of 8 00 . This Friday june 23. Rehearsal will be held in the Postville High school band room thursday june 22 at 7 30 . Anyone in the Community who plays a Hom is invited to join the group for the concerts. This week s program includes stateside March Fote appalachian suite Kenyon deep River rhapsody Walters great Gate of Kiev to us Sorsky younger than springtime Rodgers on the Street where you love Loewe Hawaii five of Stevens bom free Black up up and away Webb everything i Beautiful Stevens Joy to the world Axton Viva Max March Dino. Pared with 1102,3 for the 1970-1971 school year or a decrease of 52.7 in average daily attendance. The largest enrolment Lor any Grade for the 1971-1972 school year was the eleventh Grade with a total enrolment of 101 students. The third Grade had the next highest enrolment with 95 students and next came the ninth Grade with a total enrolment of 94 students. The average Grade enrolment for the year Tor the High school 8-12 was 87.6 while the average enrolment for the elementary school k-7 was 81. From this it would seem apparent that total enrolment for the entire school will continue to decline slightly every year in the foreseeable future. The above information was taken from the statistics compiled for the Board Secretary s annual report to the county superintendent. Services held for Herman Reckward services were held wednesday june 14 in the United methodist Church Castalia at 2 00 . For Herman backward who died monday june 12 at the Community memorial Hospital Eastville. The item Curtis Webster officiated. Herman Charles backward son of Fred and Josephine Goeke backward was born april 28, 1892 on a farm in Ludlow township. He received his education in the Rural schools of this Vicinity. August 22, 1917 he was married to Mabel Harvey and Farmed in the Vicinity until afew years ago when the couple sold the farm and moved to Castalia because of or Reckward s failing health. Or. Reckward was a member of the Castalia United methodist Church. He is survived by his wife a daughter mrs. Charolette Bigler of Fowler Colorado two sons Wilbur Postville and Virgil Castalia 11 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren three Sisters mrs. Cora Anderson Waukon mrs. Clara steel Decorah and mrs. Mabel overhouse Dubuque his parents and a brother Lou preceded him in death. Interment was in the pleasant View cemetery Castalia Hospital news visiting hours. 2 00-4 30 and 7 00-8 30 p. M. Visiting hours Are fixed for the Good of the patient. Please observe. Birth. Boy or. And mrs. William Rose Monona june 18. Medical. Mrs. Victor Staska Ossian june 12. Mrs. Josephine Topliff Postville june 12. Robert Bugenhagen Luana june 12. Mrs. R. P. Strauch Elgin june 12. Walter Lehman Elgin june 12. Leo Heins Postville june 15. Raymond Larson Elgin june 16. Mrs. Neil Jones Postville june 17. Surgical. Mrs. Roy Schultz Castalia june 12. Discharged. Robert Bugenhagen june 13. Mrs. Lydia helming june 13. Mrs. Victor Staska june 15. Mrs. Martha Reinhardt june 16. Fritz Oestmann june 17. Mrs. Esther held june 18. Walter Lehman june 19. George Falb june 19. Memorial. To William Radloff from relatives $10.00. Contests appear in primary election with the passing of the deadline of Midnight Friday june 9, for filing of nomination papers by those seeking office Inthis year s primaries indications Are that Republican incumbent county office holders will have opposition. Only one Democrat Paul d. Fer ring of Rural Lansing filed As a candidate for county supervisor. The following contests will appear on the Republican ballot supervisor a. A Yohe Waterville incumbent John w. Beisker Rossville. Sheriff Theodore Rumph Waukon incumbent Neil a be Cher Waukon. County attorney John Shafer Waukon incumbent James u. Mellick Waukon John wibe Lansing auditor l. E. Ricker Waukon incumbent Alan a Drolet Waukon. Clerk of court Lloyd r. Kulsrud Waukon incumbent Carl r. Christjanson Waukon the primary election will be held August 1. Board meets awards contracts on roofing Etc. Lynch roofing company of Manchester was awarded a contract to reproof the Large Postville gym last thursday evening. The Postville Board of education made this award on the basis of competitive bidding at its regular june Board meeting a contract was also awarded to the Industrial roof maintenance of of White Bear Lake Minnesota Tor repair work on the Darling elementary school roof. The Board approved a policy whereby faculty members making trips for a service education must file a statement of estimated expenses for such trips and have such trips approved by the Board or superintendent in Advance. The possibility of permitting some seventh Grade students to participate in inter Scholas tic athletics As part of the eighth Grade squads was discussed. However the Board agreed they could not approve this procedure unless arrangements could be made for All seventh Grade students interested in any sport to participate. Until such time As such arrangements can or Are made the present Board policy will stand. The superintendent was instructed to advertise in the Postville Herald and sell several school Underwood typewriters at $40 each one Electr Csinger sewing machine for $60 and the old desks from study Hall at fifty cents each. The equipment May be purchased at the superintendents office. Several contracts for supplies for the 1972-73 school year were awarded on the basis of competitive bids. A contract for supplying milk for hot lunch was Sylvia Brainard Given to Meyer Dairy and the contract Tor supplying bakery goods for hot lunch went to colonial baking company the Northeast farm Supply company was contracted to Supply no. 2 fuel Oil. The Board gave authority to the High school to conduct a Magazine Sale again this fall with the proceeds being divided equally Between band and athletics As in the past. Or. Paul Moser was reappointed to represent the school District on the county conference Board. The superintendent informed the Board it appeared feasible to hire an additional elementary teacher for the fifth Grade and two teachers associates. The hiring of these three employees had been held up last month until there was More certainty about school finances. At the july meeting scheduled for 8 . Thursday evening july 6, the 1972-1973 budget will be submitted for the Board s approval. The superintendent was instructed to solicit bids from interested Postville businesses for a walk behind Snow Blower with at least an eight horse Power motor and a two stage Snow thrower. Vickie Friederich 18 year old daughter of or and mrs. George Friederich was crowned Alla Makee county s new Dairy Princess at the annual june Dairy Day festivities in Waukon saturday. Kathy Thorstenson last year s Princess who also captured the state title crowned her successor Sylvia Brainard daughter of the John Brainards was runner up in tie Princess contest Darlene Heitman new Albin was second runner up. Herb Straate who farms West of Waukon won the distinguished Dairyman award. Named outstanding Young Dairyman was John Prestemon who also served As master of ceremonies. Allan Goeke presented awards to 27 county dairymen for top Breed records in milk and butterfat production. Names of these dairymen appeared in last week s Issue of the Herald of recipe winners mrs Leland Walby introduced the eight Alla Makee county women who were named winners of the Dairy receive contest and the three runners up. Category winners were main dish mrs Emmett d. Howe Waukon salad mrs Roger Kruger Waukon yeast bread mrs Harold Colsch Waukon dessert mrs. Ben Kruger Waukon cake and cookie mrs. Donald a Rndt Lansing Quick bread mrs. Edgar Brainard Waukon snack mrs. Ralph Lyons Lansing and pies mrs. Clifton Christjanson Waukon. Pam Flage Postville state Guernsey Princess was present and extended greetings. Waukon mayor j. Robert White and the president of the county s Dairy Day Board and Leo Livingston of harpers Farry spoke briefly. A crowd of 434 persons attended the banquet. Town Council in special meeting a special meeting of the town Council was held june 12 in the Council room memorial Hall Tor the purpose of considering and taking action on Extension of sanitary sewer in Lybrand Street to serve new residence of Mel Einck establishing one Way traffic in swimming Pool area and other business. The Extension of the sanitary sewer to serve the Mai Einck property was authorized As was the establishing of one Way traffic in the Pool area. In other business the application of Wayne Timmerman for membership in the Postville Volunteer fire department was approved. Price quotations for oiling Gravelled streets in the Pool area and the Entrance to Smith athletic Field and some alleys will be solicited. The Council agreed to hold another special meeting june 20 to receive Legal Transfer of Hall m. Roberts Community Pool from Arthur f. Brandt Post #518, american legion to the town. Fifty year alumni reunite at banquet members of the Postville High school class of 1922, 50 years ago held a class reunion in conjunction with the alumni banquet saturday june 10. Members of the class attending were front Row left to right mrs. Joseph Schlinkert St. Clair Michigan mrs. Laurence Hofer Postville mrs. Vince Holly Monona and mrs. We. Wedo Castalia. Back Row Emmett Schroeder Calmar mrs. Roy Moon Louis Benjegerdes and mrs. Clinton Smith of Postville and mrs. Leonard Waters of Highland Indiana. Local students on Dean s list Reid Koenig Castalia and Marcia Lyngaas Postville have been named to the Winter May t pm Dean s list at Wartburg College Waverly in order to qualify a student must earn at least a 3.25 Grade Point average during an academic term. Easter Seal sales Short of last year the 1972 easter Seal Campaign in Alla Makee county totalled $1472.05 according to mrs. Joseph Deeney easter Seal county chairman. This is $61.95 less than the 1971 Campaign total easter Seal gifts provide camping at Camp Sunnyside recreational and rehabilitation services for physically handicapped children and adults through easter Seal society for crippled children and adults of Iowa inc. Any physically handicapped child or adult in need of services from easter Seal May Contact the local chairman or the society at . Box 4002, Des Moines 50333. The chairman expressed her gratitude to the hundreds of county residents who sent their gifts to easter Seal society this year. Notice to county property owners application for Homestead credit and or military exemption must be on file in the county assessor s office Waukon on or before july 3, 1972 according to Al Hansmeier county assessor. 7-county youth program okayed the Northeast Iowa Community action corporation has received approval from the Iowa department of social services to sponsor the governor s youth Opportunity program for the amount of $49,000 in Howard Winneshiek Alla Makee Clayton Fayette Bremer and Chickasaw counties. The program is planned Tor educational cultural and employment experiences for youths from 14 through 18 years of age who Are either past current or potential Aid recipients. Thirty five youths May be enrolled Tor Tot summer and school year work training. The Koutlis Are placed in any Public or private non profit Agency. The director of the governor s youth Opportunity program is Tom Sauser whose office is located on third floor of the Winneshiek county court House building

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