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Postville Herald (Newspaper) - October 2, 1940, Postville, Iowa Postville a live newspaper in a live town. Forty eighth year. Postville Iowa wednesday october 2, 1940. Number 49. Pirates remain undefeated after West Union win pushed Mcleese s boys All Over the lot to take name by 6 to 0 score capitalizing on two Breaks Postville High school Defeated West Union Friday afternoon,6 to 0. The pirates scored in the second Quarter after speck Daniels Star West Union halfback fumbled on the 11-Yard line. Roland Erickson who had just been inserted in the lineup recovered the Ball for Postville and on the first play the pirates attempted a pass. Don Davenport raced into the end zone but As he was about to catch the Ball two West Union players bumped him to the ground. A holding penalty was called by the officials and Postville was Given the Ball on the one Yard line. On the first play Davenport crossed the goal line making the necessary distance Over his right tackle. After Arbe Barcuis had successfully placekicker the Point after touchdown an offside penalty was called and the extra Point was nullified. His second attempt was wide of the uprights. Postville outplayed West Union by a wide margin during the first three quarters of the game. After receiving the opening Kickoff the pirates reeled off four first Downs in succession before surrendering the Ball on the West Union 17-Yard line one Inch Short of another first Down. After West Union punted out of danger Davenport passed to Bareis for a first Down on the West Union 35-Yard line. As the first Quarter ended Joe Marston kicked out of Bounds on the 13-Yard line. West Union punted Back to Midfield but on the first play Postville Quick kicked to the four Yard line where Ray Brainard nailed Daniels. Daniels broke Loose for a seven Yard gain but fumbled the Ball on the 11-Yard line. It was from this Point that the pirates scored the touchdown that won the Battle. West Union made a great drive in an attempt to tie the score Early in the second half but a Fumble on the 13-Yard line was recovered by Brainard and Marston punted out of danger. The Fayette county aggregation had things their own Way in the fourth Quarter and shortly before the final whistle registered three successive first Downs. But Postville s line stiffened and the pirates took the Ball on Downs. The game was played on the Gridiron at the West Union fair grounds and both teams were handicapped by the Field. A Road running across the Field slowed up both attacks and the baseball Diamond at the South end of the Field was also a Hazard to the players. Next year West Union s athletic Field near the schoolhouse will be used. Joe Marston s punting was one of the outstanding features of the game. One of his kicks travelled 60 Yards. Monona comes to Postville Friday afternoon to attempt to hand the pirates their first defeat of the season. Coach Ivan Blackmer has been drilling his Grinders this week to Correct mistakes which were made during Friday s Battle with West Union. The pirates had a Large following at West Union As 70 High school students followed the team to that Fayette county City and approximately 20 other additional school news on Page eight first run comedy booked this week at the Iris the mortal storm a picture starring Margaret Sullivan James Stewart and Robert Young will be seen thursday Friday and saturday at the Iris theatre. The picture was scheduled to be shown at the Iris during August but owing to a mix up it failed to arrive. Manager Lloyd Palmer reports that it is a greater show than four the year s funniest Domestic drama i want a divorce is coming to the Iris on sunday and monday. Dick Powell and Joan Blondell play the leading roles ably supported by Gloria Dickson Frank Fay Jessie Ralph and Conrad Nagel. It is a comedy of Young love a slam bang yarn  about two newlyweds. Two pictures will be shown on tuesday and wednesday. Jon Hall and Nancy Kelly will be seen in Sailor s lady and Robert Sterling and Virginia Gilmore have the leads in Manhattan heart Trees growing together form perfect letter h the world series come Rifer in and listen to the Wrev s series in a cow we wet cml. A a 0v-r.av account of the. 6eeat came. 5eat6 a Ohy acres of property owned by Herman Preuss and located one mile North of the Luana consolidated school was leased. According to Adrian rive land president of the club work will be started immediately on the property. The Preuss property is Well suited for a course As a Spring is available and a Creek which winds its Way across the property will act As a natural Hazard to the golfers. Or. Preuss will remove All fences from the property and the Telephone poles which Are now on the grounds will be removed by the phone company. Fifty people in Postville Luana and Monona have already signed up to join the Golf club with 35 of the signers signifying their desire for two year memberships. Bob Elderton of Independence noted Golf professional has been secured to Lay out the course which will be ready for use in the Spring of 1941. Or. R. F. Topliff who was elected Secretary treasurer at the organization meeting two weeks ago resigned and Joseph b. Steele of Postville was elected to fill the position. Two cars and a truck figured in an Accident tuesday morning on Highway 52 Southeast of Postville near the Roy Moon farm. Harold Brewer s truck and a car driven by Theodore Locke of Lindsay nebr., suffered the most damage. The other car in the Accident was owned by will Leui. It was Only slightly damaged. The Accident occurred when or. Locke attempted to pass the Brewer truck and or. Leui s car which were parked at the Side of the pavement. The Locke car struck the truck first and after glancing off hit the Leui car. Considerable damage was done to the front of the truck and or. Locke s car was badly damaged. Or. Leui and or. Brewer escaped injury. Or. Locke suffered Only a few bruises. Warm fall weather is helping the Corn crop founding of it. Atkinson to be observed sunday although fall has officially arrived and Winter weather is on the Way residents of Postville and Vicinity have been enjoying typical summer temperatures during the past week. Farmers have been Well pleased with the warm weather As it has been giving the Corn an Opportunity to dry properly. A week ago on two occasions slight frosts occurred but no great damage was reported. There has been no Frost during the past week. It. Atkinson ,romantic Days of 100 years ago will be reawakened at a cd fort Atkinson next sunday 3bwber 6, when the Centennial anniversary of the founding of the fort will be observed with a fitting Best of All absolutely every feature of this great program is free. An atmosphere As near like the Early Days As possible will be created at the fort the Day of the Celebration. A tribe of Mes quake indians will be on the grounds in ceremonial Robes As Well As 50 infantry men from fort Snelling St. Paul who will present a military display saluting the Brave frontiers men of 100 years ago. Governor George a. Wilson will be present to be inducted into the Sac and Fox tribes of America As a Pale face chieftain. Returns from funeral of relative in Michigan mrs. W. F. Heins returned Home on sunday from her visit in Ionia Mich where she had gone to attend the fun Oral of her Cousin mrs. Bertha Haas. While there she also met mrs. Susan Mckernan former Postville resident who she found Well and wanting to be remembered to All her local friends on the return trip mrs. Heins stopped in Chicago to visit her Niece mrs. De Russett and family. Effective october 1, office Day for old age assistance will be held on wednesday afternoons. Office Days for emergency Relief will be held on tuesday and thursday afternoons from 2 to 4 o clock according to word received from the Alla Makee Relief office. Rev. J. Ian Fraser received the sad news today of the sudden passing of his sister mrs. Clifford Pleggenkuhle at her Home in Denver colo., this morning. He will go to attend the funeral. It s in he Bible Blake Haddon who has been the creator of the Herald s popular cartoon tall Corn tales has discontinued that feature but in its Stead is releasing a new one to be known As it s in the the new cartoon s contents will consist of Little known facts of statesmanship Romance politics and adventure of the colourful people and times of the Bible linked with historical facts and modern circumstances. A it is non sectarian and will be fully As entertaining As was. The feature it replaces. See the first of these releases today on Page eight -

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