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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - March 1, 1972, Postville, Iowa
Society items newcomers club seek out hazards in the Home hold potluck the Postville newcomers club met tuesday february 22 for a potluck supper at Momo rial Hall. They invited their husbands and brought a couple to join in an evening of court whist. Prizes were won by Lorenz Kuhse and mrs. Leonard Koenig. Growing violets topic at club the Bob s Creek neighbors club met at the Home of mrs. Laroy Foels february 16 with 14 members present. Mrs. Art Messier and daughter were guests. The meeting was opened with a scripture and thought for the Day. The birthday song was Sung for those with birthdays during the month. The meeting closed with the lord s prayer mrs. Alvin lentil presented an original report on hew to grow african the group played Bingo for entertainment. The next meeting will be a come As you Are party at the Home of mrs Robert Enyart March 15 at 1 30 . Mrs. Steven Karlton Saunders announce wedding and mrs. Robert a iof Robins air Force Lorgia former Postville i announce the february a Lage of their daughter in to Steven Karlton Saun Salem Virginia son of mrs. Everette Saunders Siville Virginia ride is a granddaughter in or. And mrs. Henry i Postville mrs. Gert Jistell of Chicago Illinois a the Ralph Bachtell Post Ville. She is a Junior at Roanoke College Salem Virginia and a member of Phi my sorority. The bridegroom is a former student of the Fork Union military Academy of Virginia and a graduate of Roanoke College a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity and the chrisitan athletic association the couple will reside in Salem where or. Saunders is head basketball coach of the North Cross High school. 3osf club color slides in members of the West inject club met at the bus. Laraldo wahls feb mrs. Clarence wahls Harvey Meyer were Felting opened with the allegiance. Roll Call Vered with members prize they had won. And anniversary songs for mrs. Vernon Kugel Lovingood mrs John ind mrs Virgil Martins Loyd Everman in charge program asked mrs. Pyer to present coloured Norway and part of showing the history and Many Points of Egina Berns will the next meeting. Be citizens Pior citizens will meet. A March 8 at 2 00 . Ilal Hall. Is for the month of 1 be mrs Florence a mrs. Amanda Liv refreshments will be j interested in attending by invited. J determined i it has taken 75 years i Trent of Iowa City to i school she was deter Fet her certificate. She Rade school in 1896, d above average last by High school tests. Sears of age. They belong to Spring. We be got an exciting dress collection to Pep up mid Winter spirits. Dereen style shop where style and budget meet Postville Iowa each year 26,500 people die and another 4,000 Are injured in a sometimes surprisingly hazardous place. Can you guess where it is the american Home. The Cost of such annual tragedy is modestly estimated at $1,800,-000,000, and that does not include damage to property of which fire loss alone would represent about $700,000,000. What is a person to do one insurance company suggests that you appoint a member of your family As safety coordinator for your Home. Parents and children should make a thorough safety search seeking out the hidden hazards in your Home. The company also suggests some specific Check Points which should be on your list. Falls Are the largest single cause for accidental death in the Home 9,600 deaths. The firm advises that All rugs should be securely fastened especially in areas where Young children or the elderly Are Likely to be Stair landings inside and outside the House can be especially Clayton county . Meeting on March 10 the annual meeting of the Clayton county Dairy Herd improvement association will be held on March 10, according to Elmer Kuehl president. The meeting will Start at 1 00 . At the Extension office in Elkader. All members Are urged to attend. Prosperous Ridgers View wig show the prosperous Ridge club held the february meeting at the Home of mrs. Milo a slits. The meeting opened with song and scripture Given by the hostess. Roll Call was answered by giving a sewing hint. The annual dinner for the neighbourhood was set for february 29, Carlton Krueger conducted a wig showing and explained How to care for the different types. The hostess served lunch to the members and guests mrs. Arthur Baltz mrs. Bernie Martins mrs. Nile Zieman mrs. Ronnie and mrs. Robert w. Wettleson. Neighbourhood party the february card party was yield at the Home of or. And mrs. Robert a. Wettleson. Couples attending were the Jim nuehring Fred Pfister Don Andersons Milo Henses Lloyd Biggers Joe Mcneils Ronnie Meyers Cliff olsons Ronnie Meisnere Roger Wettleson Nile Ziemans Ambrose Watersey Louis and Alvin Erickson and Art Helgerson. High prizes went to mrs. Lloyd Bigler and Don Anderson Low to mrs Ambrose Waters and Alvin Erickson travelling to mrs. Ronnie Meisner and Ronnie Meis Ner. The next card party will be held at the Home of or. And mrs. Nile Zieman March 12. Dangerous. Be certain that any necessary repairs to construction Are made right away and that step surfaces Are not Slippery a Good Handrail could also prevent your downfall. In the bathroom a rubber mat or hand hold should be used to help keep you on your feet. Also Check your Medicine Cabinet and remove All Over age Medicine to prevent a cure that could be worse than the original malady. You should also be sure that All potentially hazardous medicines Are properly sealed and removed from children s reach. Aspirins and sleeping tablets have become prime prisoners of youngsters. While you Are in a cleaning mood get rid of All of those old cans of paint and thinner. Always Check labels and any special instructions on cleansers or other materials used around the House which might contain toxic chemicals. Some of these items Are too often in cabinets kept under the Kitchen sink where a roving youngster is Likely to find them and trouble. Inventory All children s toys occasionally. Many toys when broken become dangerous play things in the hands of a fun seeking youngster. More important closely examine toys for hidden hazards before you buy them. You can avoid a possibly shocking experience by handling anything electrical with proper respect. Never touch an appliance and a water faucet at the same time. Also Check lighting fixtures and appliances for frayed wires which might need to be repaired or replaced. Avoid overloading an outlet by the use of multiple sockets. Some hazards Are More Subtle than others. Most people realize you should not leave a weapon loaded inside the Home. But too few realize that even a Snow Blower can be trouble if started inside a basement or garage with insufficient Means for the deadly Carbon monoxide exhaust fumes to escape. However Subtle the hazards the Home need t be a dangerous place. Make your search soon. Your family s safety is at stake. Wednesday March 1, 1972 Postville Iowa Herald 5 a research group from the veterans administration Hospital in Birmingham ala., recently reported information on a newly identified disease thyroid deficiency which results from lesion in the brain. 109th Harriet Jordan of Dubuque celebrated her 109th birthday recently. Miss Jordan was Horn during the civil War is very Alert and eager to celebrate her next birthday. Prompt delivery and service on Phillips "66" bottle Gas the Best in Home cooking try our food and see closed at 2 00 . Sunday afternoon until april 3. Cal & Cora s"66" service and cafe Postville Iowa phone 864-3130 Alla Makee county Extension Calendar wednesday March 1 1 30 . Double knit class Waukon Extension office. Thursday March 2 9 30 . 3 . Quality food Chain meeting Julien motor inn Dubuque. Saturday March 4 1 30 . 4-h Council interviews Waukon Extension office. Tuesday March 7 8 00 . Extension Council meeting Waukon Extension office. 8 00 . 4-h vet. Science meeting farm Bureau building Waukon. Wednesday marchr8 1 30 . Double knit class f Waukon Extension office. Monday March 13 8 00 . Alla Makee county pork producers meeting Waukon Extension office tuesday March 14 1 30 . Home economics committee meeting ext office Waukon wednesday March 15 1 30 . Double knit class Waukon Extension office a. Chem. & fertilizer dealers meeting Decorah. Thursday March 16 8 00 . 4-h Junior leadership training Waukon Extension office. Saturday March 18 10 00 . 4-h record Book workshop Waukon Extension office. 10 00 am. Big River Barrow show prarie Duchien. Tuesday March 21 1 30 . Fix it workshop 1 30 . Steer feeding meeting Waukon Extension office. Wednesday March 22 1 30 . Fix it workshop Waukon Extension office. 1 30 . A. Chem. & fertilizer dealers meeting Decorah. Friday March 24 8 00 . 4-h rally night Waukon High school. Monday March 27 8 00 . Spring fling presbyterian Church Waukon. 4-h ers give to United service program a total of $17,000 was contributed to the United service fund by 4-h members All Over Iowa in 1971 which was the first year of the program. A goal of $20,000 has been accepted for 1972. When members contribute to this fund they Are making one combined contribution to the Iowa 4-h foundation the National 4-h Center in Washington do and the International farm youth Exchange. Clayton county 4-h members who were at the state leadership Camp at Madrid last july were Gayle Hoth Monona and Arlyn Lenth Postville. Conservation Camp is also held there and Ruth Thiese Farmersburg and Rose Ruff Mcgregor were chosen to go. These four outstanding Young people were selected by the county 4-h and youth committee. A senior Camp composed of Jackson Dubuque Delaware and Clayton counties was held july 11-14. Three members from Clayton county were present Elizabeth Don on Luana Don Ruff Mcgregor and Fred Smith Monona. Greg be hard Mcgregor was a Counselor 4-h ers Are urged to make their 4-h pledge live through a contribution for my Community Iowa 4-h foundation my country the National 4-h Center and my world the Fye program. .s.d."choice. Plus mall eff French dressing 7s cheese pi22a a Vas iora.,Elbo Chicken of the sea. My front Spaghetti chunk Tunai 139? Sandwich bread 3i&k a a a a a 4 a a a 4 a a my a to mood flour with this 1&a0ourdn expires-t2 7jo of Cascade Strawberry preserves "39 8g us 3. ,.l�.c. T= m folgers co fee with this Iga. Coupon serving set. L.49 Ito a Espoo int up orc cd Tablespoon with this Iga. Coo con expire i i it my carving pork 1-99 with this Iga. Coupon stainless steel Flat Vavre starve so pallum by Mayer this week Rte is
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