Postville Herald in Postville, Iowa
13 Mar 1940

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13 Mar 1940

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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1940, Postville, Iowa Page two. The Postville Herald. Postville Iowa. Wednesday March 13, 1940, torn our exchanges or. Alois Kovarik is expected at Spil Iville for a lengthy vacation from his duties As professor in physics at Yale University. According to the Iowa official Register Donnan Fayette county is Iowa s smallest incorporated town. Population of the town is 37. Elgin High school students will hold a carnival March 15 with the operetta in grand old Switzerland the main attraction on the program. The Low bid on the general contract for the erection of West Union s new Post office building was $47,937. The building is to be erected in 1940. Ten new Hampton wrestlers joined 200 grapplers from Iowa in the seventh annual y. M. C. A. Meet held at Waterloo last week bringing Home a first second and a third. Hamlin Garland the Well known a writer who passed away last week was a former resident of Winneshiek county. He spent two and a half years on a farm West of Hesper. The weather observation station at Decorah has been moved to the state fish hatchery at Siewer Spring and n. L. Moe superintendent of the hatchery has been appointed observer. Elma s Nev fire truck has arrived and is now ready for service. It was purchased by the town with the financial assistance from a Large group of Farmers in the immediate Elma territory. Two landmarks Are being razed at Elma this week. The old Condon produce building and the h. A. Pardee paint shop each about 50 years old Are the buildings being torn Down by workmen. At the annual meeting of the Elka Der commercial club h. M. Wolf was elected president to succeed we. E. Witt and Harold s. Griffith was elected vice president to succeed or. P. R. V. Hommel Sumner is already planning a Gigantic fourth of july Celebration. Solicitors representing the american legion called on the business men receiving Hearty cooperation in the matter of donations. The infant son of or. And mrs. Billie Lange of Bluffton has the distinction of having seven grandparents living three great grandfathers one great grandmother two grandfathers and one grandmother. At a meeting of the Board of directors of the Bremer county farm Bureau last week d. D. Offringa was rehired for another year As Bremer county agent it will be or. Offringa s eighteenth year As county agent for Bremer county. After 18 years As Secretary and manager of the West Union commission co., Harry Keig has resigned. At the annual meeting last week or. Keig was Given a rising vote of thanks by the stockholders and was presented by the company with a Gold watch. Thirty five candidates for the Luther College baseball team Are already working out the candidates Are batting and throwing in the Cage of the c k. Preus gymnasium. Eight students from Hake almost enough for a team Are among the aspirants. Men of the methodist Church at Elgin feel that practice makes perfect As the Mother and daughter banquet served by them last week was a decided Success. One Hundred and thirty six mothers and daughters were present for the dinner and program. The upper Iowa University radio committee has announced that mrs. Lloyd Barker and her son Farrington and miss Muriel Luers All of Cresco will provide the entire musical program for the u. I. U. Broadcast on March 13 Over the Ames radio station Woi. The Oneonta Golf and country club near Decorah has made a contract for the Purchase of approximately 78 acres of land just North of the present Golf club grounds. About 18 acres of the land will be used for the Golf club and the balance will probably be rented for farming. Sponsored by the Fayette county aaa committee More than 300 Farmers and business men in Northern Fayette county attended a meeting in the West Union High school auditorium. V. B. Hamilton state Secretary of the Iowa farm Bureau was the main speaker. The Mcgregor Booster club plans to Purchase 2,000 Spruce and fir tree seedlings this Spring and later Plant them on land owned by the town in the flood control area. The club is also contemplating the Purchase of 5,000 three or four year old Trees later in the Spring. The st. Francis de sales basketball team of Ossian won Consolation honors in the annual diocesan tournament held at Dubuque a week ago. The tournament ended the season for de sales with a record of 16 victories and 12 defeats. It was Only the second year of basketball for the school. Dan Novak of Calmar celebrated his "13th" birthday anniversary february 29 with friends and relatives. However or. Novak is 52 years old. He has had Only 13 opportunities to observe the anniversary of his birth on february 29. Olaf h. Holtan and son Hamlin who live near North Wood shipped 27 tons of tobacco to Lacrosse wis., late in february. Of this amount 16 tons were raised by the Holt ans the rest being trucked to Northwood from the Vicinity of Mankato Minn. More than one third of the total crop land in Alla Makee county is wooded according to information presented by foresters from Ames and Marion who made a Survey to deter nine the possibility of stationing a full time forester in this county. Timber pasture adds up to 117,000 acres Woodland not pasture to 20,000 acres and waste land partly timbered to 22,000 acres. This total of 159,000 acres of Timber compares with a total crop land in the county of 173,000 acres. Baby Chicks. Will be hatched the first week in March. Place your orders now. Free to every customer who places an order for 300 or More baby Chicks on or before March 25 we will give a Jamesway 48-Inch, 4-Blade, reel Fop adjustable leg Chick feeder this includes All Chicks ordered for delivery any time during the season. Aliamae hatchery the average Price paid for butterfat in milk was 29.7 cents for 1939, it was announced last week during the an Nual meeting of the Strawberry Point Farmers Creamery association. Gross income of the Creamery during the year was $311,481.97. A total of $290,-833.63 was paid out for butterfat and hauling during the year. Wellman s famous Turkey Industry is w inning Fame abroad. From Christian w. Or Meson of Copenhagen Denmark comes a request to spend several months at Wellman and learn How it is done in the Iowa Community. Up to March 1, there were 310,235 bushels of 1939 Corn placed under commodity Loans in Fayette county which amounted to $176,731.61. There Are 122-093 bushels of 1937 and 1938 Corn re sealed amounting to $69,593.03. The total bushels of Corn now under Seal in Fayette county is 432,328. Expressing Hope the Buchanan county spa employees will be Able to go Back to work sometime in april the Board of supervisors have conferred with a pea Engineer of Cedar rapids. Three new work projects May be started at Independence 1-tear Down the old courthouse building a 2-landscape the courthouse grounds and 3-build a new county machine shop from the Salvage of the old. Buildings. Sunday marked the 25th year since the official opening of the Aase Haugen old people s Home located West of Decorah. One of the first residents of the Home Christian Hendrickson is still living there. He is Well known throughout Winneshiek county for his woodcarving. There were Only five residents of the Home when it was opened 25 years ago. Today the population 6f the Home is 43. The Rev. O. E. Schmidt is pastor and manager of the institution. Orme Cappell of Independence is thanking his Lucky stars that there Are still a few honest people. While Down town recently he lost his pocket Book containing nearly $150. Discovering his loss on reaching Home he retraced his footsteps in search of it. But it had already been found by Fred Harris who turned it Over to him. Or. Harris recited a similar experience he had occasion to remember last fall he lost his pocketbook containing $30. It was t returned. Waukon High school had an increase of five per cent in operating costs for the year 1939 Over 1938. The High school had an average daily attendance of 723 with a total operating Cost of $49,507 which averaged $68.47 for 1939 As compared with the average of $65.50 the previous year. The Only schools around Waukon to show a decrease in operating expenses were Decorah with a six per cent decrease and Cresco with a five per cent decrease. Decorah has an average daily attendance of 1.005 with Cresco having 644.-Waukon Republican & Standard. Luther College will be Host to High school seniors throughout this Section on thursday May 2, according to an announcement made thursday by Karl h. Nordgaard director of Public relations at the College. The senior Day this Spring is the sixth one to be sponsored by Luther College and has been held annually since 1935. A general invitation to All graduating seniors in High schools has been extended. Last year 600 were in attendance. As a Climax to the festivities the visiting guests will be afforded the Chance of witnessing the Luther Northwestern University baseball game. Fayette no. 2 c. T. Assn. Report for february the association average for the month of february was 676 pounds of milk and 27.9 pounds of butterfat. There were 58 cows producing Between 40 and 50 pounds of fat 14 cows produced 50 to 60 Pound of fat. The 3 cows producing Between 60 and 70 pounds of fat were owned by Walter Plaht who had two one producing 62,1 pounds of fat and the other 65.3 pounds of fat and Karl Miller had 1 cow which produced 61.4 pounds fat. Or. Plaht also owned the High cow for the month a Grade Brown Swiss with 70.4 pounds of butterfat. The High Herd of the month was that of Alex Seedorf of Lamont. His Herd of 11 cows averaged 1181 pounds of milk and 42.4 pounds of butterfat. He fed his cows shredded Cor fodder Timothy and soybean Hay with a balanced ration of 5 parts ground shelled Corn 3 parts ground Oats and 2 parts soybean Oil meal. The other herds averaging 30 pounds and Over were those of Louis Barnes 9 holsteins none dry averaging 1156 Pound milk and 39.4 pounds butterfat. H. E. Pope 7 jerseys 1 dry 741 lbs. Milk and 38.2 lbs. Fat. Walter Plaht 14 Brown Swiss 3 dry 919 lbs. Milk and 37.6 lbs. Fat Walter Kruempel 12 Brown Swiss 1 dry 800 lbs. Milk and 35.5 lbs. Fat. S. H. Harrison 16 Guernsey 1 dry 720 lbs. Milk and 33.5 la. Fat. Guy Whitford 10 Guernsey 1 dry 722 lbs. Milk and 32.9 lbs. Fat. Will Adams 17 Guernsey 1 dry 612 lbs. Milk and 32.5 lbs. Fat. Noel Campbell 9 Guernsey none dry 698 lbs. Milk and 31.5 lbs. Fat. Clem Kuenner 11 holsteins 1 dry 882 lbs. Milk and 30.3 lbs. Fat. E. T. Smith 8 jerseys none dry 558 lbs. Milk and 30.0 lbs. Fat. Stanley Hamilton . Supervisor. What a newspaper has to sell. The Only commodity a newspaper Lins to sell is the space in that paper in a like manner a grocery store Sells groceries a meat department Sells meats and a Candy store Sells Candy. The Only difference Between the two is that a newspaper retains n part of the space to publish news items and activities of the Community for the Benefit of the subscribers. Every now and then someone in business expects the newspaper to give them free space regarding this activity or that but they Are willing to spend very Little of their advertising budget for newspaper advertising. In other words they expect to get the Benefit of free advertising in the news columns and spend their Money for advertising in other ways. No newspaper can continue to stay in business unless the merchants of the Community Are fairly Liberal in the amount of Money they spend for advertising. And most any Newspaperman will cooperate gladly with those who Are willing to spend some Money with Sac Sun. Kohlmann s made to order Sale Friday March 15 a representative of National tailoring co. Will be present with 300 up to Date patterns. Large enough to serve you Small enough to know you honoured. The police station at Waterloo has been honoured. A picture of a special guest Billy Goodfellow has been done in oils and presented to the station. Or. Goodfellow has been arrested 149 times on drunkenness charges. Only once did he plead not guilty which so startled the officials that they dropped the charges and let him go free. Now during the intervals when or. Goodfellow is not residing in the jail policemen May see his picture looking Down at them from the Jailhouse Walls and be comforted thereby. Long flight. Stanton Marquardt Des Moines spent a Hundred hours of time and considerable Money in building a Model air plane with a tiny gasoline motor. On its trial flight the tiny machine flew out of sight while or. Marquardt unhappily plodded after it in the Snow. Three Days later mrs. Marquardt found the machine undamaged at the Waveland Golf course about 5 Miles away from the scene of the Takeoff. Invest Iet a thick or of a pm Cyrl a Tiv v. 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Plu eco Vimy that compares with the Best Oldsmobile Best Crook tug car out the Road i Telephone no. 290 Falb motor company All this Standard equipment a Olds prices begin a $807 for coupes. $853 for sedans delivered at Lansing Michigan. Prices include bumpers Sparo wheel tire tube dual trumpet horns instrument panel Hood look automat to choke vacuum Booster pump Fisher no draft ventilation safety Glass Chrome window reveals Chrome Interior hard were 3 Windshield wipers 3 Sun visors 3 front seat Arm rests. Transportation based on rail rates state and local taxes if an optional equipment and accessories extra. Prices subject to change without notice. A general motor8 value help promote lately dim your Light when Paul nil Postville Iowa

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