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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1940, Postville, Iowa
H. W. Schroeders observe their Silver wedding Day a or. And mrs. I w. Schroeder who Ivo three Miles Southeast of Postville celebrated their Silver wedding anniversary monday evening. They were surprised by a group of old neighbors who called on them with picnic baskets filled with food. Dinner was served at seven o clock to or. And mrs. Budy Everman and Lloyd or. And mrs. John j. Martins and family miss Delores Martins or. And mrs. Rudolph Huebner or. And mrs. F. W. Meyer and family or. And mrs. Louis har Nack and family mrs. Till in Swenson and Alois or. Arid mrs. Willard Meyer and Orville Meyer or. And mrs Schroeder Are the parents of one daughter mrs. Willard Meyer and one son Willard Schroeder. The schroeders were married March 11, 1915, in Postville and have always lived in this Vicinity. Grand Meadow country club installs its officers eighteen members of the grand Meadow country club met thursday at the Home of mrs. Lee b. Folsom. Three visitors were present mrs. We. Baltz mrs. Roger Pearson and mrs. Lloyd Nelson. The hostess gave a scripture Reading and Roll Call was answered by household hints. Mrs. Elmer Eberling gave a Reading on the world s famous Bridges after which the regular business meeting was conducted. Installation of officers was performed during the meeting. Mrs. Arthur Wagner is president mrs. Harold Brewer vice president and mrs. Elmer Eberling Secretary treasurer. A luncheon served by the hostess concluded the meeting. The next get together of the club will be held at the Home of mrs. Henry Koopman. Entertain six couples at de Schroeder Home six couples were entertained Friday evening at the Home of or. And mrs. De. F. Schroeder. A 6 30 o clock dinner was served to the following or. And mrs. Harold Eberling or. And mrs. H. J. Meyer or. And mrs. Elmer Meyer or. And mrs. Elmer a. Hoth or. And mrs. Elmer Schultz and or. And mrs. Harvey q. Christofferson. Later in the evening "500" was played with or. And mrs. H. J. Meyer winning first prize and or. And mrs. Elmer Meyer the Consolation prize. Birthday party Given for mrs. E. C. Marston mrs. E. C. Marston was honoured on Friday evening when five couples called at the Marston Home to help her observe her birthday anniversary. Those present were or. And i s. L. D. Walter or. And mrs. Ray r. Douglass my. And mrs. Lloyd Putnam or. And mrs. F. H. Luhman and or. And mrs. Victor Williams. The guests brought picnic baskets filled with food from which dinner was served. In the evening three tables of Bridge were played. Or. And mrs. We. Radloff observe Silver wedding or. And mrs. Will f. Rad loft who live five Miles Southeast of Postville celebrated their Silver wedding anniversary sunday. At noon mrs. Rad Loff served dinner to or. And mrs. Gus Lenth Lloyd and Bernida and or. And mrs. Roy Saacke and family. Or. And mrs. Radloff were surprised in the evening by friends and relatives who called at their Home with Well filled baskets of food. An evening of cards occupied the attention of the guests and at Midnight supper was served to the following or. And mrs. Fred Becker and family or. And mrs. Lester Doerring and family or. And mrs. Clarence Landt and family or. And mrs. Henry Radloff and family or. And mrs. Paul Kruger or. And mrs. Arno Doerring and family or. And mrs. De Doerring and family or. And mrs. De Schlee and family or. And mrs. Gervin Martins and family. Arno Wilker miss Ella Panncke miss Delpha Deal or. And mrs. Art Palas Glenn Palas and Rudy Thies. Or. And mrs. Radloff Are the parents of two sons Elmer and Melvin both of Luana. Sunshine makers club meets with Edith Gruhn the regular meeting of the Sunshine makers 4-h club Mot in the Home of Edith Gruhn with eight members present. During the program Sophia Buerger led a discussion on How to Wash sweaters. Barbara Brainard gave a talk on the care of shoes. In connection with the present work in clothing Lula Harris gave a talk on How to use a thimble. Barbara Brainard was elected from the club to go to the annual posture training school at Fayette. The club had group singing of wings of song and Gyps Ying with Edith Gruhn at the piano. For recreation the members of the club were asked to give two minute speeches on such subjects As "6 15" and How to teach a baby to count from 1 to 2." the Leader gave out patterns for an apron and pin cushions. The meeting was then adjourned and was followed by a lunch served by the hostess. Five o clock Tea served at mrs. R. Hecker Home mrs. Ray r. Douglass mrs. Alice Miller and mrs. R. M. Hecker entertained saturday afternoon at the Home of mrs. Hecker. Five tables of Bridge were played during the afternoon with prizes being won by the following ladies mrs. B. H. Graeber first mrs. John Falb jr., second. A five o clock Tea was served by the hostess. Sunday dinner parties. Or. And mrs. Peter Ryken and family of Latimer and or. And mrs. Keith Gordon and family of Monona were dinner guests sunday noon at the Home of or. And mrs. Fred Gordon. Mrs. Ryken and or. Gordon Are daughter and son of the Gordons. Or. And mrs. Ervin Dickman and family and or. And mrs. Eldo Schutte and family were dinner guests sunday at the will Willman Home. Mrs. Dick Man and mrs. Schutte Are daughters of the Willmans. West Post project club met wednesday mar. 6 the West Post project club met at the Home of mrs. Rudolph Huebner last wednesday for an All Day meeting. A pot Luck dinner was served at noon. Room furnishings and towels and linens were thoroughly discussed by the Leader. The entire group enjoyed a discussion of farm problems. Considerable time was spent on music records. Mrs. Haltmeyer spoke on composers and their compositions. The next meeting will be held at the Home of mrs. F. W. Meyer March 20. Grand Meadow lassies meet with Mary Bigler the regular meeting of the grand Meadow lassies was held at the Home of Mary Lou Bigler on saturday March 9. The president la von Casten called the. Meeting to order. Six members answered Roll Call by naming a Cotton fabric. After the business meeting a talk was Given by Ellen nuehring on three types of rugs. Rose Marie Brewer concluded this talk on rugs. Mrs. Lloyd Bigler gave a talk on the pictures for this year. The girls voted mrs. Lloyd Bigler As the new assistant Leader. The remaining afternoon was spent with the lassies working on various types of rugs some Beautiful work was shown. A luncheon was served to the following Lavon Casten Ellen and Eileen nuehring Mary Lou Bigler de Lores Martins Rose Marie and Mildred Brewer Charlotte Reckward and mrs. Lloyd Bigler. Mrs. John Falb observes birthday anniversary mrs. John Falb jr., observed her birthday anniversary sunday and during the afternoon entertained six guests at her Home. Two tables of cards were played and refreshments were served before the guests departed for their Homes. Guests entertained at dinner at Lennon Home dinner guests sunday at the Home of mrs. E. J. Lennon were or. And mrs de. Nelson and two children or. And mrs. Nels Hove and Dorothy Hove of Decorah and miss Lila Lee of Ossian. Miss Lee stayed at the Lennon Home for a few Days visit. E. J. Baltz s birthday is occasion for a party birthday party Given for miss Julie Sanders miss Julie Sanders daughter of or. And mrs. Kenneth Sanders celebrated her fifth birthday anniversary saturday afternoon. A party was held at the Sanders residence with seven of her friends in attendance. They were Nancy Kneeland Sally Danaher Diane Douglass Carol Smith Kathryn Falb Patricia Ruckdaschel and Kathleen Fraser. Ladies Aid group. Group one of the Community presbyterian ladies Aid society met on thursday afternoon at the mrs. F. W. Kiesau Home. Mrs. Harley Hills was joint hostess. Or. And mrs. E. J. Baltz of Castalia entertained friends and relatives on sunday the event being or. Baltz s birthday anniversary. The following were present or. And mrs. A. C. Baltz of Decorah or. And mrs. E. R. Klaus and son Bob of Waterloo mrs. Anna Gentz son William and daughter Marjorie Lester Schulte and son Wayne or. And mrs. Paul trienus of Luana or. And mrs. W. H. Baltz and or. And mrs. F. A. Baltz and daughters Doris and Charlene of Postville. Missionary society has election of new officers the missionary society of the Community presbyterian Church has elected the following officers for the year beginning april 1 president mrs. Elmer Weihe vice president Fri e. C. Marston Secretary mrs. Nettie Marston treasurer mrs. Ray r. Doug lass. Other officers and a chairman will be selected by the group at a later meeting. Contract club meets. Mrs. Lillian Eames entertained the contract club at her Home tuesday evening. Two tables of Bridge were played with lunch being served at the conclusion. George Wetzels observe 37th wedding anniversary or. And mrs. Geo. Welzel observed their 37th wedding anniversary tuesday. A seven o clock supper was served with All of their children being present mrs. Earl glister Roy Welzel Harlan Welzel Paul Welzel. Ruth Welzel and Betty Lou Welzel. Also in attendance were or. Gilster Donald and Anita mrs. Roy Welzel Joann and Shirley Iona Nesteby and Ethel Mae Jahncke. Or. Welzel and miss Sophia Schultz were married March 12, 1903, and have lived their entire lives in this Vicinity. Gleaming that what your in left ceiling and Woodwork will have when finished. With Lilija washable easy to use finish. Acme Quality i it 52 it i Oil gloss finish 1" you will lie amazed at Siuw Lilloo it cants to in pc a new looking Kitchen mid both Tooni. I j Morimi shades paints and varnishes above is the Buick special door tour head of the or Inge can $996 mul futo be tried there Are a lot of things about this stunning 1940 Buick to claim your attention if you want to know what s what in motorcars. For instance you be got to admit that it has done a lot to beautify the boulevards. And from the Way folks Are swinging Over to Buick it must have something Valtie Wise that s pretty important. What you hear about its Quick off he Mark engine and the silliness it gets from balancing after Assembly certainly Calls for inquiry. So do the rave notices Bui Coil springing gets and the talk you hear about five foot front seat room in the super and its foam Tex cushions soft As a Down puff. But skipping this even skipping the fact that Buick s prices Are lower than some Sixes one thing alone is enough to Send you hot footing to your Buick dealer. That s the obvious fact that As Buick goes these Days so goes the Industry. So do the obvious thing. Go try out this Superb traveler. We think you la decide you la never be really Happy till you have one. Prices begin at 895 or business Coupe Sedan prices Start at #os5 delivered at Flint Mich. Transportation based on rail rates state and local taxes if any optional equipment and accessories extra. Prices subject to change without notice. Falb motor co. John Falb 6 sons main Street Postville Iowa Center Street Elgin Iowa exemplar of general motors value Harold s Cash grocery fresh meats fruits and vegetables specials March 14, 15, 16 and 18 radishes 3 chs 10c oranges doz_____23c Pink meat grape fruit 4 for____19c Spry 3 la. Can______49c Rinso Reg. Size____19c giant size_______57c Lux toilet soap 3 bars for________19c matches 3 boxes 9c yacht club Cream style Corn 2 cans________19c Libby s pork & Beans 3 cans for___________29c Monarch Coffee 1 Pound tin_______________25c Corn meal 5 Pound bag for_________________13c chocolate nut bread 2 cans for____________25c of ajl Safe de 35f free Momm Omar flour 49 la. Bag______$1.89 raisins 2 Pound package___________________15c shredded wheat or wheaties pkg----------10c Monarch Orange and grape fruit juice no. 5 size can for Only-----------------25c Orange juice in bottles 3 for____________27c Candy bars a Large selection 2 bars for______5c Monarch Catsup 14-oz. Bottles 2 for--------29c grocery Sale March 14, 15, 16 and 18 Miracle whip quart Jar 33c 2 la. Box Kraft cheese __47c 5 pounds Rice or beans__25c extra Large prunes 2 lbs.__17c 32 ounce Jar Peanut butter__22c Ohio Blu tip matches 6 bx._22c Swan Dow cake flour____23c 2 pkgs.-16-ounce each egg noodles___25c quart Jar mustard_______9c 5 la. Bag Corn meal____12c 4 pkg. Genu. Jell-0___19c . Soap 6 giant bars i this extra heavy sanitary milk pail free with the Pur-1 Chase of 2 49 la. Sacks. Lingier family flour 49 la. Sack town crier __$1.79 98 la. Sack town crier __$3.29 49 la. Sack Silko flour __$1.49 mothers best_$1.69 barrel.$6.69 Brown sugar 2 lbs. Lie 3 cans no. 2 can Lewis Lye 25c red cherries _ _10c 16 of. Can 2 pounds pork & Beans _ -5c Sand. _25c giant size seedless 53c raisins, 2 _14c 2 bars Large size Black Ivory _17c Pepper, Viz __9c overalls big brother 98c Little brother 79c gallon fruits italian prunes 27c red cherries 49c canned goods Kraut no. Ii can 9c pineapple 2 cans___15c Teaberry our Leader Coffee 3 lbs.___39c Mayflower peas 3 cans___29c Johnson s Glo coat it. __98c with Applier free Block salt____43c 2 cans dutch Cleanser-15c 14 ounce bottle Catsup 9c 25c value Wax paper___i__19c reef shells_______79c Johnstons crackers 2 lbs. 15c Luhman & Sanders to
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