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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - November 27, 1940, Postville, Iowa A live newspaper in a live town. Atty ninth year. Postville Iowa wednesday november 27, 1940. Number 5. Irin Sanders selected for league team Areis Lloyd Palmer Jeffi a i Avenport placed ten Honor Roll riders and Roland Zadorin Lyilla High Schop Grid stars carded for their Brilliant play ibid part season and were Nam Jujj Hel honorary All conference a a a tiie a purer Iowa conference jobs selected last wednesday at in by coaches of the Confer Malloy s Guernsey Sale exceeds total of $7,000 Fri was awarded the Center Job a Madorin one of the guard to a a Mem Lach played a prominent role pm rates heavy schedule and was Al Tooten Tal in the Success of them it rates were nosed out of first Teany births and were placed on the a Gera Cain Arbe Bareis at end 8f$f3%yjlalmer and Don Davenport in a Honfi Flold. A balloting was close for each pop Suic with the keenest Competition in used and end positions. Too wish Ilose pirate tackle received up mention in the balloting if Erst honorary team up Postville Center. Be Turnner guard. A Sarij Postville guard. Off Iasi Fayette tackle. 3ck Waukon tackle. Sufi Hans. Sumner end. My " Elkader end. Sills Maynard Backfield. Backfield. Pru Fri Elkader Backfield. A West Union Backfield.  Maynard Utility lineman Ille Monona Utility Back. Her Alteen to get letters Budu Ste members of the Postville Dqra Cool football team were award in is at a meeting of the High mjg litter club on thursday. Pre a in Tabib Nof the awards will be made n$4nnual banquet staged in Honor football squad by the of commercial club in january. Senses slowing football players will a Jeff pm Bie coveted a Arbe Bareis me Banderson Roland Madorin a Ders Durwood Schutta Don Kim Feray Brainard Loren Meyer a Ucher Harvey Plaht Craig Ujj Pjoseph Marston Lloyd Palm Fri Davenport and Roland Erick Jedi tonal school news a i on Page eight Fiffi-1-1-" rapids Man to be i Mercial club speaker i Jafee. Roberts has secured an Ling speaker for the next meet it a Postville commercial club Aksit Nesja with the cooperation i bar rapids chamber of com a. Roberts has made arrange ski have Harry l. Nehls come to pm fend speak on prevailing i silly a Al has is a graduate of the state University of Iowa Law school. He was is us glint the time Joseph b. Steele was attending the univer Safe or. Steele remembers him As Iffie Public speaker with a pleasing a Ftp by. Since his graduation or. been practising Law in my kids. Of to years ago that the Cedar Gnu a chamber of Commerce sent on Sunkel to Postville and the pro Jhu conducted before the com flub is regarded As being one test in the club s history. One of the largest sales of the aug i Tion season was conducted last thursday for or. J. P. Malloy and . Lenth of Castalia on a farm located South of Castalia. The Herald farm auction service was used in advertising the Sale and As a result Many buyers from this Vicinity were present to take part in the bidding joining a crowd of breeders from All parts of the state. The top cow Rose s Castalia Princess was sold to. J. Rizzo of Waterloo for $250. He. Also purchased two other head for a net total of $630. Joe to donate drier of Ossian purchased the top Heifer at. $185, while Leo Berns of Postville bought the top Bull of the Sale Apalina s boy for $200. Fred Miller of Ossian was the buyer of the greatest number buying nine head for $916.50. Among the prominent breeders present were Jerry Spencer of Clermont h. J. Monroe of Castalia Brockamp Brothers and Fred Miller of Ossian Kenneth Schultz and Leo Berns of Postville Leo Mcgruder and Tom Nulty of Lawler Henry Jensen of de Corah h. Liege of Davenport de. Kubick of Elma Gilbert Stockman of West Union Fred fiet of Waukon Dick o Donnell of Ames Jim Collins of Nevada. J. Schimming of Mable Minn., e. C. Bachelder of Castalia and c. H. Hagen of Waterville. In a letter to the Herald or. J. P. Malloy wrote much of the Success of our Sale was due to the advertising facilities of your meet aunt Jemima in Postville saturday Shell serve free pancakes of fam to to 6 All indications Point to Aifala Celebration in Postville saturday when aunt y Mima comes Here to serve free pancakes and Coffee to the Public at Turner Hall from ten o clock a. M. To six o clock p. Maj Carlton Schroeder president of the Postville commercial club monday received the following Telegram from the coloured lady who has made pancakes famous in the Good old . A merchants arrange free picture shows for kids dec. 14,21 two shows on each Day at Iris theatre All children of the Postville Community Are to be entertained again this year at two free moving picture shows in the Iris theatre on saturday december 14, and saturday december 21, under the sponsorship of business men and women of Postville. Lloyd e. Palmer of the Iris theatre promises High class pictures suitable for children. He has secured the biscuit eater a dog picture As one of the feature attractions. Billie Lee will be seen in one of the starring roles. This picture has been booked for the shows on saturday december 14. On the following saturday a program of variety features the kiddies will like will be shown. Two shows will be Given each saturday afternoon starting at 1 30 p. M. And 3 00 p. M. A Complete new program will be flashed on the screen the following saturday at the same hours. Postville business men and women extend a special invitation to children living in this territory. All mothers and fathers Are asked to keep these Days in mind and bring their children to Postville so they May have the Opportunity of attending the free shows. Don t forget that two Complete and different programs will be shown on the two saturdays. Children Are Welcome to attend each saturday. Stores Are ready i r Christmas season 1\ stores Are making ready Christmas season putting spec of new merchandise on their in which will answer the needs jeers during _ the Busy four until Christmas. Stores have put up Christmas a is and the Christmas spirit Jar. In the air. Tuesday after now storm added to the Christ Rig and with the erection of on the Street on Fri Loyille s business District will of for the yuletide shoppers Jess firms in Postville have not of Vance Trade during the last up beginning aftera slump a the armistice Day blizzard the Meyer family fill move to Waukon . Helmuth. Meyer and Mil move to Waukon in the fire possibly in january 1941. Or five years or Meyer has apr tile Postville lumber co. Week he received word that Een transferred to the Wau Beer co.,  both companies Are by the Midwest lumber co at Waukon will be similar a gave Money v by Reading the Day s Herald. Dixie Ann Frese passes away suddenly thursday Dixie Ann Frese daughter of or and mrs. De Frese of this City passed away suddenly thursday morning at 10 o clock. Dixie Ann would have been three years old next month. Funeral services were conducted on saturday afternoon at the Frese Resi Dence by the Rev. A Ian Fraser. Bur Ial was in the Oak Hill cemetery at Lansing. Casket bearers were Arlene and Betty Cox Marilyn Thomson and Ida Mae Severn. Dixie Ann Frese was born in Post Ville dec. 27, 1937. She is survived by her parents and one brother Robert. Among the people from out of town to attend the funeral saturday afternoon were the following relatives or. And mrs. Everett go Odell. And family and Frank Goodell of new Albin mrs Esther Goodell and or. And mrs Thomas Goodell and family of Lansing or. And mrs Ben Frese sr., and or. And mrs. Ben Frese or of Monona or. And Goodell and family of wis., and or. And mrs. C. M. Young of album Dale wis. " j a " local Creamery business increases for october directors of the Postville Farmers cooperative Creamery monthly meeting la, afternoon and have for october showing a in business Over business done during october 1939. During october 1940, l a total of 75,048 pounds of butter was produced from .00,393 pounds of butterfat. This is an increase of 10,925-pounds of butter Over the record october 1939 in october a year Vago j64 ,123 pounds of butter were made from 51,524 pounds of butterfat a the Price of butterfat has also in creased As patrons received 32c per Pound a year ago Ink october while for \ last month paid 35c per Pound a Christmas lights go up on main streets Friday Postville s business District will again be dressed in Christmas attire this year As the Postville commercial club committee will go to work on Friday putting up the Many coloured lights. " nine single strings and three double strings will be put up. The double strings will be used at the three Corners As they were last year at the Luhman & Sanders Postville Herald and Douglass pharmacy Corners. The single strings will be put in the Middle of the blocks. As each double string consists of 100 coloured lights and the single strings have 50 lights the business District will be aglow in colors heralding the coming of the Christmas season. Public is invited o open House of funeral Home Ouis Schutte is Host at the formal opening of new modern Structure final night school session will be held wednesday the last adult evening school meeting will be held december 4th. The ladies will have a demonstration of sewing machine attachments Given by a representative from a Dubuque firm. If anyone is interested in practising the same problems As demonstrated be sure to bring material and Bias tape recognition of attendance and an Oyster Stew will Climax the evening and this year s unit of work. New Council members will be chosen to make plans for next year. The new Louis Schutte funeral Home will be officially unveiled to the Public this week end during an open House on thursday Friday saturday and sunday afternoons Between the hours of 2 and 5 30 p. M. Or. Schutte extends a cordial invitation to the Public in an announcement in this Issue of the Herald to visit and inspect his elaborately finished funeral Home. The building was recently completed after workmen had been Busy on the Structure since Early in August. It is one of the most modern in Iowa and adjoins the Schutte Home. The building is 35 by 50 feet with a garage 24 by 41 feet at the rear. Thanks for the invitation i s Sho nuff glad to visit Postville for the Pancake Day Celebration on next saturday november 30. I la be there in person to Greet All my friends and i la bring along plenty of my magic ready mix to treat Postville to my delicious aunt Jemima pancakes. Say hello to All the folks who Are going to join me in making Pancake Day a real Success. Aunt Jemima will be assisted by a committee of twelve local ladies in dispensing the hot pancakes and Coffee to the Public in order that the expected crowd of 2,000 people May be served expediently and without a Long wait in line. Keith Gregg is in charge of these ladies and assisting him will be mrs. H. H. Schroeder mrs. L. O. Koevenig mrs. Harley Owen mrs. James a. Gregg mrs. John l. Gregg mrs. E. C. Riser mrs. Eaton Waters mrs. De. F. Schroeder mrs. Kenneth Hinman mrs. Lloyd Bruce mrs. Elliott Schroeder mrs. Charles Hammel mrs. Laurence Hofer mrs. Keith Gregg mrs. Harvey q. Christofferson mrs. A. C. Webster mrs. E. J. Lennon. Postville merchants Are co operating with the sponsors of aunt Jemima by putting on a special sales event on saturday. Many of them have advertisements in today s Herald and we urge our readers to read these and take advantage of the Many bargains they Are offering. In addition to the Quaker Oats company who Are sending aunt Jemima Here with the material for the pancakes and the equipment on which to make them the Nash Coffee company aunt Jemima Are supplying their product free for the Coffee. The Postville Creamery company has been generous in supplying the butter for the pancakes. The Penick & Ford company will furnish sufficient syrup for the cakes. Or. J. W. Lattner of the Quaker Oats company will arrive Here Friday and Busy himself with the preliminary arrangements for the big Day. In the meantime everyone in this Community can get ready to enjoy Postville s first Pancake Day and get their fill of aunt Jemima s delicious pancakes. Many communities make Pancake Day their Star entertainment event of the year and the Postville commercial club has a like idea Here. Since they had to take the Only available open Date of the year and this Date comes when outdoor entertainment features Are practically impossible saturday s event is More or less of a test. If the Public show their approval saturday for this sort of an event they can rest assured that in the future the Date will be set when weather will permit entertainment features on a Large scale. Come to Postville saturday meet aunt Jemima and eat her pancakes which Are All free. Population increases As Rea contractor brings 20 families offices Are established in big-4 fair building with the administration building at the big four Fairgrounds As Headquarters the Hoak construction company of Des Moines will soon begin construction of the second Rea project in Alla Makee Fayette and Clayton counties. A representative of the construction company met with members of the fair Board last wednesday evening and on thursday entered into a contract to rent the building for a period not to exceed sept. 1, 1941. As residents of Postville know the administration building was formerly a Canning factory and later was the Home of the Hoth Hay Mower factory. It is 40x140 feet in size and a two Story Structure. The Hoak construction company will utilize part of the building for an office using other parts of the building for storing materials and equipment needed in the erection of approximately 300 Miles of line. Fifteen or Twenty families Are expected to come to Postville within the coming weeks and live Here until the project is completed. The anticipated addition to the population will include truck Drivers and linemen employed by the Hoak construction company mrs. Ami Foels passes at Harmony thursday scouts will repair distribute old toys sixteen members of the local boy scout troop met monday evening at the school Honse and made plans for their Christmas activities. Tas decided Jal gather up All old broken other discarded toy and mend them and then distribute to children of needy families before Christmas All people in this Community Are asked to. Cooperate with the boy scouts. Anyone having old toys either in Good condition or broken please notify scoutmaster Harold Plank or any member of the boy scouts. The scouts also made plans to make House memos. Salesman s car tips Oyer in Middle of pavement. Gus Winger of Decorah a grocery Salesman who Calls on the stores Here escaped serious in jury tuesday afternoon in an automobile Accident South of Monona or. Winger lost control of the car on the Slippery pavement and it rolled Over Landing on a its wheels in the Middle of the top of the car was damaged. But or. Winger was Able to drive it the remainder of his journey. ,. R. J. Waters chosen for Deputy sheriff Leonard. Bulman of Lansing Sher Iff elect of Alla Makee county announced tuesday morning the appointment of r. J. Robbie Waters Post township Farmer As Deputy sheriff. Or. Waters will assume his new duties when or. Bulman takes office january 1, 1941 Var. Waters was a candidate for sheriff on the Republican ticket at the june primary election and received a splendid endorsement from voters in his first attempt for Public office. He has been a resident of Ludlow and Post townships for 25 years and has a wide acquaintanceship built up through his work As a Farmer and livestock auctioneer. Glenn Larson Public Sale brings close to $3,000.00 the Glenn Larson farm Sale held last. Wednesday attracted a Large crowd of buyers and the property offered was sold at a Lively clip and at 1 Good prices by auctioneers Eaton Waters and Orvin Thompson. Top cow a Holstein brought $80 Corn sold at 49c1 Oats at 35 4c Hay $6.00, and a used tractor went at $488. Tot Jol the e. $3,000. Mrs. We. Foels a former resident of this Vicinity passed away last thursday evening at 11 o clock in her Home at Harmony Minn. She was 53 years old. Funeral services were conducted on sunday at Harmony in the lutheran Church and graveside services were held in the Postville cemetery by the Rev. F. R. Ludwig. As miss Emma Schroeder she was born feb. 6, 1887 near Luana the daughter of or. And mrs. Carl Schroeder. She made her Home with her parents until feb. 17, 1909 when she was married to we. Foels. Or. And mrs. Foels began their mar ried life on a farm North of Postville in 1919 they moved to a farm near Ridgeway then in 1937 they moved to Harmony Minn. She is survived by her husband and four daughters Norma mrs. Carl Diederichs Wilma mrs. Edward Cap per and Ruth mrs. Durward Arne son All of Harmony and mrs. Irene Helgerson of Postville. She is also survived by four grandchildren we Helgerson Irene Carrol and Corene Emma Diederichs and John William Arneson also four Sisters mrs. Fred Kamps , mrs. Ida Kamin of Luana mrs. Chas. Schneider of Merril-wis., and mrs. Henry Eggert of Post Ville and one brother Henry Schroe Der of Luana. She was preceded in death by her parents two Sisters and one brother. \ Milo Gericke farm Sale is announced for dec. 1 one of the largest Jarsh sales in re cent years will her that of Milo Gericke on wednesday december 11 when he will offer 3ffilhead of livestock at Public a included in theo1tertng Are 38 head of cattle 9 horses 86,hogs, 230 sheep Corn Hay and a full line of farm machinery. Waters & Thompson will cry the Sale and the Postville state Bank will be the clerk. The Sale will Start ten a. A and a lunch Wagon will on the grounds. A a a a a. A a Louis Schutte the site is a convenient one for a funeral Home As Concrete driveways Lead from the Home to two streets one running in front of the new building and the other to the South. In entering the funeral Home visitors must go through room. A Large Chapel room is located off the reception room in which funeral services will be conducted. The Chapel room has a seating capacity of approximately 250 people in comfortable chairs of new design which have just been procured by or. Schutte. Two rooms adjoin the Chapel room which have been designated As a family room and a slumber room. The rooms have Nauwood Walls and ceilings in Harmony with Rich carpeting. Venetian blinds and drapes adorn the windows giving an impressive and distinctive tone to the Chapel. The newest in electric fixtures have been installed throughout with Neon lighting used in Many rooms. A coloured Glass window and cemented Glass blocks add to the Beauty of the Chapel room. In the basement or. Schutte has two work rooms a show room Large enough to display 25 caskets and considerable storage space. Two heating units Are also located in the basement one to provide heat for the funeral Home and the other for the Schutte residence. During the hot summer months the rooms will be air cooled when necessary by an electric fan which will circulate Cool air from the basement into the upstairs rooms through the registers. Those who have already inspected the new funeral Home and have knowledge of establishments of this kind pronounce it Beautiful in every respect and on a Par with those in our larger cities. It was designed by or. And mrs. Schutte who made their own plans and then supervised the erection of the Structure. Machine shed is burned on Harry Schultz farm an upset lantern started a ing fire Friday evening at 7 30 of clock in a machine shed at the Harry Schultz farm four Miles Northwest of Frank Ville. Or. Schultz was Iirth shed at the time and when the fire started he ran to the House and put in Calls fort Ossian and Decorah fire departments,.j a gasoline barrel in the shed exploded and for a time other farm buildings were threatened. The Ossian fire department arrived first and succeeded in extinguishing the Blaze. Decorah s fire department also answered the Call but bad roads prevented the truck from arriving at the Schultz farm until after the flames were under control. Neighbors ended valuable assistance when the fire first started. Flames spread to an adjoining garage but neighbors succeeded in putting out the fire. A tractor and or. Schultz s car were backed out of the building when the fire started but some other machinery was destroyed by the flames. Church dinner and Bazaar. Ladies of the Zion lutheran Church at Castalia will hold a dinner and Bazaar in the Church basement december 12, beginning at 11 30 o clock a. M. Everyone Welcome

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