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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - May 17, 1972, Postville, Iowa Check Mark a Circle your sub the Herald is due. I attention will be the publishers. Year. Postville serving the Hub of the four county area Postville Iowa wednesday May 17, 1972 actor forces cutback rations at hygrade meat processing ordered to Cut tons because of ceilings in Plant order was made t week. A morning the in effect and about Laid off because according to Roy Nager. T will be a while t gets Back to full said the local g with the Home t trying to solve Federal meat in his Plant thurs and lodged the the condensation s the first conceived since Takt in 1964. He was ordered reduced kill r animals each f alleviating the Blem. Was especially it the inspection Ector was in How the moisture in the operation. 9 to spa Ling son of or. Burling was Shipin Phileta 1 College term graduate mics and Politi urses t school or adults were eting of the and for area i adult Tville held last d include knit to social danc Speed Reading pre retirement ild and College Reat decisions s regarding the a announced next Hon in cows in Clayton ads include the a Kleve Cas the 672 lbs. Fat Vermont hol s. Fat Lyman holsteins with Karlton Eber. Stein with 644 in Swiss with site Anderson Wiss with 550 Willet Miller ins with 558-Ehrandt,farm with 572 lbs. Of West Union lbs. Fat killing St Union hol fat. Our t Imar building trades id an open y 21, from 1-Ly completed trial Calmar. Open stairway de House has 1/2 Baths and it is student Ted of Quality tra Large lot located in an Ood close to j this include Gas warm resigned cab a and even ent windows. American y Lane Check. He re Day Friday 18. 19 and in Man in Ted up. And tuesday Valdez is Lancaster open House sunday at Good Samaritan the Postville Good Samaritan Center is celebrating their third year anniversary with an open House sunday May 21 from 2 to 4 00 . The Public is cordially invited. Award contracts also accept resignations the Postville Board of education set thursday june 15 and thursday july 6 for its regular monthly meetings at it s meeting thursday night. At this meeting the Board also approved the band and instrumental music lesson schedule for the summer As submitted by Roger Beerman band director. The Board postponed the hiring of an extra Grade teacher and the two teacher associates not under contract until it could be determined if next year s budget would warrant these positions. The superintendent suggested that a More definite policy on paying for i service training trip expenses was needed. Action on this matter was postponed. Wages for the hot lunch Cooks and the Grade librarian for the next school year were set and included a raise. The superintendent reported that under anew Law passed by the general Assembly this year there could be no set policy for required retirements due to age. The resignations of mrs Margaret re her second Grade teacher Kathrine pit Ridge teacher associate and Frank Sanders elementary physical education instructor were accepted by the Board. Mrs. Reher does no plan to teach next year mrs Patridge will seek a regular teaching position and Sanders plans to continue his education. The employment of Shirley Meyer High school librarian on the same financial basis As last summer to do work in the Library was approved the work to be completed by june 20 preferably but no later than june 28. The same ruling was made regarding any paid curriculum work to be done by the faculty during the summer. A contract was awarded the Schutte furniture store to provide 100 additional folding chairs t o the school. A contract was awarded to j. S. Latta and sons Cedar Falls to furnish new chairs and student desks for the High school study Hall two tote tray cupboards for the Home economics room and outdoor bleachers for football games. A Day of unpaid personal leave for monday May 21 was approved for mrs Harberts. Contracts for a considerable amount of shop supplies and equipment were let on the basis of competitive bids. Final decisions As to the awarding of contracts for a walk in Freezer for the hot lunch department and an additional tractor for mowing and Snow removal were turned Over to Board committees for further exploration. A contract to repair present Blacktop areas and to Blacktop the parking lots at the Grade eighty four seniors set for diplomas Friday May 19 for the Good old Days of last year Otto Roffman Rural Postville shown Here just about to Complete his first round of Corn planting monday noted just a year ago he had completed All of his Spring Field work by that Date. Roffman said that in another Field he still had blowing and risking to do. Area Farmers have been taking advantage of the Good weather the last few Days and have had All the wheels turning. Bernie Saggau vehicle safety Check will be held in Postville on saturday May 20 will Check vehicles for 8 hours free More than 500 vehicles Are expected to Stop at the annual Circle of safety Auto safety Check Lane Here saturday May 20, according to Arthurf Brandt Post american legion sponsors of the program two lanes will be open from 8 00 am. To 4 00 . Saturday on Williams Street Between the citizens state Bank and presbyterian Church Corners. Officials Hope to Check at least 500 vehicles during this one Day free Check. Members of the High school Driver education classes under the supervision of instructor James Foster will assist in the Lane As will the Highway patrol and local police. The safety Check will be conducted by members of the Iowa Highway patrol Drivers will not be required to show their Drivers licenses nor will there by any summons issued for faulty equipment located. The Check will include brakes lights Horn turn signals steering tires exhaust system Glass Etc. A safety checked Windshield sticker reassures owners their vehicles building and the old High school building was awarded to Smith construction company new Hampton. It was agreed that the school would loan without charge the old school sound system for use at the Postville swimming Pool this summer. The Board agreed that school buses should be permitted to transport students to the Postville Pool from Frankville or Cas Talia from he Cross swimming lessons this summer but that the school District could not assume the Cost of such transportation my s Ebbins of Oelwein was hired to audit All school accounts. Were checked and found in Safe operating condition. Vehicles found unsafe will be allowed to be corrected and returned to line for a safety checked sticker. Nine Postville merchants will offer a total of 25 Gallons of Gas six grease jobs one Oil change and one front end alignment to winners of the drawing to be held following the safety Lane Check. Participating merchants and their gifts Are Cook s Shell service two 5 Gallons regular Gas Cal and Cora s Phillips 66" station one 5 gallon regular Gas Larson Sinclair service two 5 Gallons regular Gas Home Oil 5 Gallons regular Gas Schroeder Standard service-5 free Wash jobs Brandt s Mobil Gas two 5 Gallons Gas Lyngaas Ford one front end alignment Falb motor co.-5 grease jobs Frese garage one grease Job and one Oil change. Local students receive uni honors three local students were among the 725 students honoured Abr Scholastic and extracurricular achievements at the University of Northern Iowa honors convocation wednesday May 10. Linda Moon and Dianne Wilker scholarship honors for a Grade Point average of 3.5 or above and Carol Frieder Ich Postville received the purple Arrow awarded to freshman and Sophomore women in recognition for scholarship citizenship and potential leadership. Souvenir edition Grad pictures in this paper Issue of the Postville Herald contains a special souvenir edition of the class of 1972 of the Postville High school. It contains the pictures of the 84 member class. Through the Courtesy of the sponsors of the Section a copy of the edition will be Given to each High school senior. Extra copies of the Section Are available at the Herald office. News from the. Good Samaritan Center local Bank increases amount for lending of. Cavalier executive vice president of citizens state Bank announced today the Bank has taken action to Transfer $100,000 from undivided profits to surplus funds. Liis results in the Normal lending limits to one customer from �30,000 to $80,000. With Over $4,6 million loaned in the Community area the Transfer will help the Bank continue its policy of investing depositors funds in local enterprises. Tills is the third time in about three years the Bank has extended its lending limit. Sunday May 14-the Coffee hour was served by the East Clermont women. Chapel service was conducted by the Rev. Clarence Johnson. New resident mrs. Salome Miller Elgin. Activities thursday afternoon the Craft department had a display of their work at a women s guest meeting at St. Paul lutheran Church. Friday afternoon the residents enjoyed an afternoon of music by the Star lighters Rita and Willis Kurdelmeyer of Monona. Sale dates Date claimed saturday june 10, household Sale mrs. We. Faulk. Chuck Hoth auctioneer citizens state Bank clerk. Initiate Moore in Honor society Larry Moore son of the Clarence Moores has been initiated into Phi Eta Sigma Honor society at Iowa state University Ames. To qualify for this Honor freshmen students must have a Grade Point of 3,5 or better for the year. Cross lines group to meet thursday the Alla Makee county Cross lines will meet thursday May 18 at 8 30 . In the senior citizens enter Waukon. The county Cross lines organization has had an Active group since May 18, 1970 when Community concerned citizens organized to Volunteer time and Effort to meet some of the needs of disadvantaged and Low income people. It Aims to make use of various Community resources and county organizations who work for the betterment of needy families and individuals. The general plan of organization is one which starts with churches but is completely linking arms to serve it s people in All their needs physical spiritual and mental in a growing ministry. The guideline for Alla Makee county Cross lines inc. Follows closely that set up by the original group started by the re. Donald Bakely in Kansas City in 1964. Every congregation in Alla Makee has one person designated As a representative and the 18 town ships in the county Are divided Abr representation on the Board of directors. Any interested individuals Are cordially invited to attend. A3$5-t\ Mailbox improvement week May 15 to 20 each year the u. S. Postal service designates a week in May As Mailbox improvement week. During this week. May 15-20 this year patrons Are encouraged to examine and improve where necessary the appearance of their mail boxes. The purpose of Mailbox improvement week is to Call attention to the need for providing mail receptacles which Are designed to protect the mail from the weather and Are neat in appearance conveniently to ated and Safe to use. Neat attractive mailboxes make a significant contribution to the appearance of the Countryside. The upper left Corner photo shows the Type of Box that needs to be improved. The two lower left photos show Good Quality Standard mail boxes while the top two photos show Novelty Type boxes. Poppy Day Here this saturday poppy Day will be Helding St Ville saturday May 22. Members of the american legion auxiliary will be on the streets accepting donations. Funds received will All go directly for Aid to the disabled veterans or their families. The Little red poppy As a memorial Flower for american War dead is a tradition which began in the years following the first world War. The Flowers Are fashioned by disabled and ill veterans in hospitals and convalescent Homes which aids the Veteran both financially and services held for mrs. V. P. Owen funeral services were held sunday May 14 at 1 30 . At the Goettsch funeral Home an Amosa for mrs. A p. Owen who died at the Good Samaritan Home Postville thursday May 11 following a lingering illness. The Rev. Boyd Bonebrake officiated Eleanor Mary Roberts daughter of Thomas and Phoebe Jones Roberts was born at Owyn Bay Wales May 23, 1894. She came to the United states in 1914 and in 1915 was United in marriage to Vincent p. Owen at Williamsburg Iowa the couple made their Home in Williamsburg until 1929 when they moved to Marion and resided there until 1931 when they moved to Anamosa. Or. Oven died january 9, 1950 and mrs. Owen remained in Anamosa until 1961 when she moved to California returning to Iowa in 1969 to be near her family in Postville. She is survived by her son Evan of Postville five grandchildren two great grandchildren and a sister mrs Dorothy Howes Long Beach California preceding her in death were her husband her parents a brother and a son Eric. Liter ment was in Riverside cemetery at Anamosa. Alvin Kahle interred monday services were held monday May 15, at 2 00 . From St. Paul lutheran Church Postville for Alvin Kahle who died at his Tome Friday May 12. The Rev. Norman Ullestad officiated. Interment was in the Postville cemetery. An obituary will appear in next week s Herald the eighty seventh annual commencement for the Postville High school will be held at 8 00 . Friday evening May 19, with 84 seniors receiving diplomas. Bernie Saggau executive Secretary of the Iowa High school athletic association will give the commencement address. Saggau is a Denison native and a graduate of the Denison High school As Well As Buena Vista College. He received his master s degree in education from the University of Montana Saggau joined the Iowa High school athletic association staff in 1963 and was appointed executive Secretary in 1967. Prior to joining the staff he had eight years experience As a teacher coach and principal. Saggau has for Many years been an outstanding basketball and football official on the collegiate As Well As High school level. He currently works As a Missouri Valley conference football official and a big eight conference basketball official. At present Bemie is one of the four men in the nation who represent High schools on a committee that makes rules for prep and collegiate basketball. He is also a member of the National High school football rules committee he was an Active participant in athletics on the High school and collegiate Levels and takes great Pride in the fact that he was chosen a charter member of the Buena Vista College athletic Hall of Fame. The scheduled program is As follows processional grand March concert band invocation r2v. Curtis Webster United methodist Church Forest Mills come let s rejoice mixed quartet. Introduction of speaker k. T. Cook supt. Of schools. Commencement address Bernie Saggau. The Road not taken and master of human destinies concert choir. Presentation of class Eldean Drewes High school principal. Presentation of diplomas Kenneth Timmerman member Board of education. Sonata a Dale Koenig and Kent Turner Benediction Rev. Dick Hir berts Community presbyterian Chur he. Recessional March concert band 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. Dan Berger St. Olaf May 14. Medical Harry Gordon Luana May 9. Harvey Plaht Postville May 9. Marvin Kleve Castalia May 11. Mrs. Jacob Hoover Elgin May 14. Surgical mrs. Vernas Meyer Postville May 10. Discharged mrs. Nathan Heins and girl May 9. Ruth Ann Erbe May 9. Mrs. V a y 1 a r d Schweinefus May 10. Calvin Williamson May 11. Harvey Plaht May 11. Harry Gordon May 12. Mrs. Ronald Osterhus May 12. Walter Kaiser May 15. Community housing project takes option on lots the Board of directors of Postville Community housing inc. Entered into contract with the town of Postville for an option dated May 11, 1972 to Purchase lots one and Tro of lot no three in the Postville corporation to the North Side of East Greene Street. The option to Purchase is in effect for six months. Tills action follows the vote of the Board of directors at the april 24, 1972 meeting to seek an option to Purchase. Having secured an option to Purchase the Board of directors voted to engage Bert Hanson and associates West Union for an official Survey of the property under consideration. An official Survey of the property under option is necessary to make plans for building the pro posed senior citizen housing project there. It is planned to build a five unit apartment Type building on ground level As soon As arrangements can be made with a projected five unit apartment to be constructed later. As financing will include a loan for the building under f. H., a. An official Survey is needed. Cost of the building will be from f. A \. Funds loaned under a fifty year repayment plan. A goal of $10,000.00 has been established to cover the Money needed from the Postville Community for Purchase of land preparation expenses for building and preparing the apartments for use Street Access parking lot and landscaping. Details of the financial Campaign will be announced next week

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