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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - June 26, 1940, Postville, Iowa Postville Herald a live newspaper in a live town. Forty eighth year. Postville Iowa wednesday june 26, 1940. Number 35. School Board elects teacher surveys plans architect was Here with plans of new building monday evening at a special meeting of the school Board monday evening Rita Vicker Man of Caledonia Minn., was hired to Tench third Grade during the coming school year. She will replace miss Helen Wade who recently resigned to be married. Miss Vicke Manhas had six years of leaching experience and for the last tour years has been located in Williams Minn. Before discussing the proposed new school addition the Board members accepted the resignation of miss Inez Hull first Grade teacher for the last seven years who has accepted a position at Oskaloosa. During the discussion of the new addition architect Charles Altfillisch of Decorah and his assistant Adolph Novak exhibited a paper Model of the old building As Well As a Model of the new one. Three types of roofs were shown hip Gable and Flat. Although no definite action has been taken regarding the roof the Flat Type seemed to meet the approval of the Board members. Postville town Council holds special meeting a special meeting of the town Council of the incorporated town of Postville Iowa was held in the Council rooms on thursday evening june 20, 1940, at 7 30 o clock. Mayor Carl c. Sander presided. H. D. Cole John a. Schroedor Earl Abernethy Fred j. Miller and Fred c. Buckdaschel. Councilmen Joseph b. Steele town attorney and Lloyd d. Walter Engineer were present. The purpose of the special meeting iwas to hear objections on the Street oiling proposal. The Oral and written objections were considered and the mayor declared the time for objections closed. The Resolution entitled Resolution overruling Oral and written objections to proposed Resolution of necessity for Street improvements in the incorporated town of Postville Iowa was introduced and seconded. On a Roll Call the vote was ayes 5, nays 0. The mayor declared the Resolution duly adopted. The Resolution entitled Resolution adopting proposed Resolution of necessity for the Street improvement by oiling on Murdock Street and other streets and parts of streets in the town of Postville was introduced and seconded. On the Roll Call the vote was ayes 5, nays 0. The mayor declared the Resolution duly adopted. The Resolution entitled Resolution ordering Street improvement by oiling to be made on Murdock Street and other streets in town of Postville Iowa was introduced and seconded. On the Roll Call the vote was ayes 5, nays 0. The mayor declared the Resolution duly adopted. The Resolution entitled Resolution appointing l. D. Walter to take charge of the oiling of Murdock Street and other streets in town of Postville and to keep records of accounts of materials used in said improvement and ordering clerk to publish notice of assessments was introduced and seconded. On the Roll Call the vote was ayes 5, nays 0. The mayor declared the Resolution duly adopted. A Resolution was introduced to buy he crushed Rock for the Street oiling and improvement from a. W. Swen a a on Roll Call the vote was ayes 5, ays 0. The mayor declared the Resolution duly adopted. The Resolution was introduced authorizing the mayor and town clerk to water into a contract to Purchase Oil Jar the proposed Street improvement to the Iowa Road building co., of yes Moines Iowa. Ori Roll Call theve the was ayes 5, nays 0. The mayor Wared the Resolution duly adopted. Resolutions were introduced and bonded granting class b Beer perils to Rima Bros.1-Alfred c. Meyer and Thoma cafe also class c. Beer its to de f. Schroeder. Upon unanimous vote a of approval by the cil the mayor declared the resolves duly adopted. Resolutions granting cigarette 11c-nses to Fred a. Baltz the Palm Vaunne Ellis Douglass pharmacy a it Collins Rima Bros. Earl Aber Etny Thoma Bros., and Thoma cafe be introduced and seconded and on t1 Call unanimously approved. The " mayor then declared the resolutions a adopted. Moved by councilman Schroeder to i sojourn. Carried. A. A Webster town clerk. Jack Benny picture will be at Iris this week end Jock Benny is coming to Postville. He will be Here thursday Friday and saturday in a picture at the Iris Thea arc entitled Buck Benny rides it is a comedy packed with laughter and song. Playing supporting roles Are Rochester Andy Devine Ellen Drew and Phil Harris and his band. George raft and Joan Bennett will be seen sunday and monday in the House across the Walter wan Ger has produced another Fine woman a picture in this one a gripping drama proclaimed by Many As one of the outstanding pictures of the year. Walter Pidgeon Lloyd Nolan and Gladys George will be seen in the supporting roles. A former iowan Ronald Reagan is one of the stars in the tuesday and wednesday program at the Iris. He with Lya Lya and George Lite Are the stars in murder in the air an action packed mystery. Another picture Rocky Mountain rangers will also be seen on the same program. It is an action packed Western featuring the three Mesquite cars. Paul Schutte is member of National drum group Paul Schutte. Son of or. And mrs. Louis Schutte won a signal Honor on Friday Wheir he was admitted As a member of the National association of Rudiment Al drummers. Paul took his tests at Waterloo and passed them on the first trial membership can be attained Only by passing the rigid tests in All phases of drumming and sight Reading set up by the association. This National association was begun in 1933 by a group of thirteen of the Best drummers in the nation to promote better drumming and now has a National membership of 500 members with ten of them coming from Iowa one being from Basel Switzerland. Bass Solo will be featured at next concert overture Novelty numbers and marches also in band s program Beelzebub by Cattoni a Bass Solo played by by Harris will be featured at the concert by the Postville school band at the City Park on wednesday evening july 3, at eight o clock. In the by director Harold j. Gamble Are also Novelty numbers overtures and stirring March numbers to make a Well rounded concert increasing audiences Are attending the weekly concerts put on free of charge by the band and the Public is enthusiastically receiving a Good Deal of enjoyment from them. If you have not been a regular visitor to the Postville City Park on wednesday nights be sure to come to next week s concert when the following Fine program will be rendered show our american patrol Meecham festival Beelzebub Cattoni Bass Solo by by Harris country circus Princess of Royal on the ice Cream social tonight. During the concert tonight the band will hold an ice Cream social the proceeds to go into the band Treasury and the Public is invited to attend. Clermont plans program for annual Dairy Days the general committee for the two big Dairy Days to be held in Clermont saturday and sunday August 10 and 11, met saturday evening and purchased the free attractions for. The four programs for those Days. The programs will include nine big acts with eleven people entire change of program each Day. The headliners this year will be the More ens troupe the Lemoines troupe and Armstrong and Armstrong All purchased through the Secretary of the slate fair managers association. Every Effort is being made to have the big Celebration this year surpass that of last year which Means unquestionably the biggest Days Clermont has Ever had. A general Homecoming will be featured this year in connection with the Dairy Days the Clermont commercial club says. A Herald want and will find it 1 hatching Isku inv act Ossian woman is injured in automobile Accident mrs. Tina Boyle of Ossian suffered serious injuries Early sunday morning about one o clock in an automobile Accident three Miles Southeast of Postville on Highway 52. Mrs. Boyle was taken first to Postville Hospital and is now at Decorah Hospital. Mrs. Boyle and her son Francis were Riding in a car driven by August bal t of Postville. Near the Roy Moon farm the Baltz car collided head on with one driven by Myron Dettman Luana Creamery employee. In the crash August Baltz suffered a knee injury and is also a patient at the Hospital. Francis Boyle and the occupants of the Dettman car Landry Kishman and Jason Moses of Monona and Dettman were All shaken up but escaped with cuts and bruises. Attends National Home economics convention miss Kathryn Al completed her sop state University group of seven to Nobe Iwho recently Pomone year at the Iowa joined a economics students at Iowa City saturday and went to Cleveland Ohio to attend the National Home economics Cove Nijol she made the journey As one of me University representatives. The convention is an annual affair attended by High school students As Well As College and University women. Kathryn accompanied her Mother mrs. William j. Klingbeil her sister Eulalia and William h. Seiler to Iowa City. They returned to Postville on saturday afternoon. Kathryn will be in Cleveland until the close of the convention tonight and will begin the homeward trip thursday. Former Luana minister to be honoured thursday the Rev. We. Paulsen pastor of St. John s lutheran Church at Luana from 1902 to 1914, will be honoured on thursday at Parkersburg on the 40th anniversary of his ordination into the ministry. The Rev. Or. Paulsen is a brother of Ernest Paulsen of route 2, Postville. After leaving Luana he served congregations at Elkport and Cedar rapids before going to Parkersburg Iowa. German and English services will begin thursday at 10 00 a. M., and at noon a dinner will be served by the congregation with an informal gathering in the afternoon. All former members and friends in this Vicinity Are invited to be present. R. J. Elliott purchases Emil Marion s tavern r. J. Elliott has announced the Purchase of Emil Marion s tavern on South Lawler Street and will take Possession of his new property july 1. Or. Elliott was formerly in the implement business Here Selling out to Herbert Meyer last fall. Before coming to Postville he Farmed near Monona and near Waukon for 43 years he and his wife will live in the apart ment Over the tavern. Or. And mrs. Marion son Harold and daughter Hazel will move to new Hampton. They have been residents Here for the last two and one half years. Next Spring they will live on their farm Southeast of new Hampton. Buildings damaged near Luana during wind storm heavy winds of near Cyclone proportions caused dam Agit saturday afternoon South it Lujo a. On the Henry Gisleson firm one mile South of Luana half to to was blown Down and at the Roy f. Johanning Meier farm in the same locality one end of a Large barn was destroyed. County completes Neav Road North of Postville a new Road was built last week approximately five tiles North of Postville Conn acting Highway 51 with the old stage coach Road. The new Road is 100 Rodson length doing away with the Road formerly used located Between the Arthur Price and Lester Smith farmst7 county workmen completed the Job in three Days finishing their work on wednesday afternoon. Two men operated a tractor and grader another Man ran the excavator and three others did ground work. The improvement has been needed since a year ago last fall when a truck loaded with cattle broke through a Bridge Over yellow River. The Bridge was not repaired and motorists were either forced to Ford the River or drive on to reach the old stage coach Road. As the new Road does not Cross yellow River the county did not have to go to the expense of repairing the old Bridge. It is the intention of county authorities to gravel the new Road in the near future. When that is done five families living in that Vicinity May again receive Rural mail delivery a service they have been without since the Bridge went mrs. We. Bina passes on at her Home on monday mrs. William Bina a resident of this Vicinity for Many years passed away suddenly monday morning at 12 20 o clock at her Home seven Miles Southeast of Postville. Mrs. Bina had been visiting in Calmar at the Home of her sister sunday evening. She appeared to be in her usual Normal health when she arrived Home about 11 30 p. M., but was taken suddenly ill soon after retiring. She was 44 years old. Funeral services were held this morning in St. Peter s Catholic Church in Clermont. The Rev. Leo o Connell officiated at requiem High mass later services were conducted at the grave in St. Francis de sales Catholic cemetery at Ossian. Rev. Roman Schares assisted the Rev. O Connell. I As Amanda Mary Jauert she was born in Ossian on april 14, 1896, the daughter of or. And mrs. John Jauert. Her youth was spent in Ossian where she attended the St. Francis de sales Catholic school. On november 20, 1917, she was married to Louis Bigler at Ossian. To this Union four children were born Louis Mary Lou and Donald All living at Home and Leona who passed away in infancy. Or. Bigler passed away on August 15, 1934, and on May 29, 1935, she was married to we. Bina. Their Union was blessed by two boys Edward and Gregory both of whom Are at Home. In addition to her husband and the children mrs. Bina is survived by four Sisters three Brothers and her parents. Battle of music will be featured Here july 3 Corn Fields of . Iowa Are behind 1939 record Corn Fields in northeastern Iowa Are a Little behind schedule this year although the majority of Fields will be knee High by the last week s cold weather retarded the Corn and it is far behind the record set in 1939. Just a year ago a Story appeared in the Herald announcing that com had already reached a height of six feet on the Kenneth Kerr farm. At that time or. Kerr had a six acre Field of hybrid Corn Well Over the six foot Mark and by holding the leaves aloft some of the Corn measured 90 inches in height. A seven acre Field on the Rudy Everman farm West of Postville also had Corn six feet High and beginning to tassle. Famous circus to show Here on july fourth Rowe Bros. Will give two performances at the big-4 Fairgrounds 1.85 inches of rainfall received in two Days two Fine Rains fell in Postville and Vicinity on saturday and sunday relieving a drouth condition which was becoming serious. As a result local gardens and lawns Are again showing rapid growth. Farmers in this area report that the Rains were a big help to Small Grain and also have aided the Corn. Saturday s rain was the first in Over a week. A Shower fell about four o clock in the afternoon and after a Lull started in again about ten o clock. According to the weather observer 1.30 inches was received. Another Good rain began falling sunday evening. By monday morning an additional .55 of an Inch of rain brought the two Day total to 1,85 inches. Former Shepherd House is moved off foundation considerable Progress has been made this -morning,.  hughes1 and his workers who fare moving the former William Shepherd House  Oft a lot on Lawler Street across the Street from the Herald office. The most difficult part of the Job was moving the build ing away from its foundation across the curbing and into the Street. They accomplished this task by mid morning and or. Hughes stated that if unforeseen trouble does not develop the House would be near its new site on East Green Street this evening. The House is owned by Louis Schutte and will be located on a lot owned by we. E. Durno. A Battle of music will be staged at the big four Pavilion next wednesday evening july 3. Manager Arthur Hartman announces that two outstanding orchestras will furnish the music. Stan Stanley and his band will play modern music and Ray Stolzenberg s orchestra will play old time dance music As Well As modern music. Rowe Bros. Circus and trained animal shows will appear in Postville one Day Only thursday july 4, at two and eight o cock p. M., at the big four fair grounds. The show will have a late arrival Here because this year they Are moving in trucks and due to the Long jump to Postville from Illinois. This year you will see some of the Best Domestic performing animals As Well As Stander circus performers. Some of the acts Are the fraziers a family of wire walkers and tumblers and boxers Duke and his clowns Cal Townsend family hawn and Engle Eddie de coma  ventriloquist and magician with band and Caliope. Over 100 people Are with the show. Popular prices will prevail get a guest ticket from merchants and go five to ten cents cheaper. Folks Here s your Opportunity to celebrate the glorious fourth in a glorious manner by seeing this famous Rowe Bros. Circus afternoon or night at the fair grounds. House will be built for John Falb jr., family work has been started of a new House to be completed this summer for or. And mrs. John Talb jr., and family. The Fau s recently purchased a lot directly East in the Home of or. And mrs. W. A Noma on Post Street and last week workmen completed excavation work for the basement under the direction of contractor Otto c. Sander the men began pouring Cement for the foundation on tuesday. The new House will consist of six rooms. It will be a Story and a half Frame building commonly known As a Cape cod cottage and will be modern throughout. Sanders Rose is Champion in state show several Postville exhibitors win prizes at annual show at Iowa Falls Lawrence Welzel bought 80 acres from e. O. Lien a land transaction was film plated tuesday morning Between Lawrence Welzel and e. A Lierly or. Welzel purchased 80. Acres of land six Miles South of across the Road West of Hist Arm for $112.50 an acre or a total of $9,000. The Deal was handled by j. T. Humphrey. Or. And mrs. Walter Falb of Elgin became the parents of an eight Pound baby boy born monday evening at 11 50-.o clock at the Postville Hospital. For the second consecutive year a resident of Postville has the a tampon ship Rose of Iowa.? a Solmson glory Rose entered and we cited by Kenneth Sanders won the sweepstakes title wednesday afternoon durig the state Rose show at Iowa Falls. / the Crimson glory Rose was adjudged Winner in the red division and in the final judging was picked Over All other roses in the show. Last year at new Sharon a Crimson glory Rose owned and exhibited by or. And mrs. Fred j. Miller of this City won the state championship. In addition to his state Champion or. Sanders was Given a Blue ribbon for his Penaranda bouquet. He also exhibited roses which won two second place awards a third and an honorable mention. Or. And mrs. Miller again had some Beautiful roses entered in the state show this year. They came Home with two second place ribbons and three thirds. Competition was exceptionally keen As approximately 1,000 roses were on exhibit in the new auditorium of the Iowa Falls High school building. People from Postville who went to Iowa Falls for the annual event were or. And mrs. Sanders or. And mrs. Miller mrs. R. Hecker mrs. A. C. Webster and mrs. Otto Beucher. Safety Council urges careful driving on 4th safety first on the fourth with that rallying cry o. F. Mcnulty president of the Iowa state safety Council asked Iowa to make the fourth of july a Holiday not a horror Day. June was safety emphasis month and All Iowa joined with the Iowa state safety Council in placing emphasis on safety holding Drivers clinics safety meetings safety conferences and some excellent results have been obtained throughout Iowa. Let s not let Down in july july is the month we celebrate our Independence. Let s really celebrate our Independence by leaving earlier driving slower and arriving safely. Leave at Home the four horsemen carelessness Speed Drunken driving and selfishness when we Start on our Holiday. In these Days when our minds Are filled with horrors of War it is Well to remember that the traffic death toll in the United states for the last two years greatly exceeds the american dead in the world War and the traffic deaths in the past seven years have been greater than the total number of americans killed in All the wars in the nation s history. The Iowa state safety Council Calls on All Iowa to join in a new declaration of Independence Independence from annual tribute of hundreds of lives needlessly sacrificed. It asks the people of Iowa to remember that it is not Only ironic but cruel to celebrate the right to life Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness by bringing about death disability and tragedy. Life is cheap today on the battlefields of the world but it is still precious on the highways of Iowa. Inez Hult asks release will teach at Oskaloosa miss Inez Hult of Swedesburg who was reelected As first Grade teacher in the Postville schools has asked the school Board to release her from her contract. She has been elected to a similar position in the Oskaloosa school system the City being closer to her Home town. Miss Hult has been teaching the first Grade Here for the past seven years succeeding miss Helen Peterson. Big four livestock club to meet at Kugel Home june the regular meeting of the big four livestock club located in the Vicinity of Postville will be held at the Home of Gertrude and Eunice Kugel five Miles Southeast of Post vice on Friday evening june 28. All members Are especially urged to be present and take part in the evening s program. Or and mrs. Herbert Meyer Are the parents of a baby boy. Born sunday morning. At eight o clock at the Meyer Home South of town

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