The Daily Chronicle from De Kalb, Illinois on August 3, 1943 · Page 2
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De Kalb, Illinois
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Tuesday, August 3, 1943
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A "-,. o PAGE TWO THE PEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE DEKALB. ILLINOIS TUESDAY, AUGUST S, 1943 y 1 nn AT COMFOSXABLI COOL 15 W f uuu JUL A I I 1 J LL-iiuvJ J- fE, A. REtlFER I REWEUDERED . . . ? Frank HertzeD Presented Gif t on Eve of Retirement From Factory. Many things took place at the annual picnic of the Anaconda Wire t A Cable Company held Sunday at 5 ,the Community Park.-which were-l J not listed on tha program it was t learned yesterday, it was estimated I more than 1000 persons attended i the affair. , . -. :r- The feature of the afternoon's 2 program came when Mel Maertz, office manager, took over the puo- ; lie address system. In his prelim- lnary remarks he told of the golden ' wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. George Bastable as Mr. Baa-i table Is on the retired list of the eomoanv roster. Mr. Maertz then I presented Frank Rertzell who was given an easy chair and ottoman : alone with a purse of money. Mr. Kertzell after nearly 40 years of faithful service with the company , and Its predecessors, soon will reft tire. In accepting the gifts he ex- pressed his thanks and stated he i had grown up with the company, had watched It Improve and ex-pand, and knew -the present em--ployees would continue to help it become an integral part of their Ufa. -Gift to Beofer Immediately following this, Er nest Hoffman was summoned to the platform and Introduced as the oldest employee from the standpoint of years of service. E. A. Renter was next called to the platform and Mr. Hoffman presented him with Hamilton watch and pen and pencil set from all the employees of the Sycamore mills. After twelve years ef faithful service to all the Sycamore employees Mr. Renter has meen promoted to the managership of the Marion. XiuL, mills. Mr. Renter in accepting the gifts, thanked the employees for their splendid co operation during the time he has been In charge here. - Charles B. Townsend was then called upon and stated he wished to express the feeling of all the workers forRen's" continued success. He also mentioned Mr. Hert-sell's Song and faithful service. pointing out that nine employees on the retired list had served a total ef 346 years. Mr. Maertz then presented H. V. Engh. executive vice president-of the company. Mr. Engh stated that Mr. Renter had been called mil to do a job and he had faithxuByre- sponded and Mr. Townsend would ' have a real job to equal the fine , record that Mr. Renter had estab lished. Mr. Engh also said that each employee still would have the same democratic opportunity to succeed with the company and that each worker, upon faithful service with the company would be rewarded. Softball Games Following the gift presentations, - the women's sot tball game was the attraction, with the North Mill defeating the South Mill by the score of 12 to 1. Blanche Hughes,, pitching for the North, had four hits In four times at bat and held her opponents to one run on five hits. At 4:00 o'clock, following the fu neral services for Lieut. Jay Under wood, during which time all activi-- ties at the park ceased, the men's soiioau game enaea with a sur prise victory for the South ' Mill boys over the North by the score Of U to 4. With MacFarland bn the mound for the South Mill, with the best of support and securing four hits out of five times at the plate was too much for the North Mill boys. Home runs by Beamish. Thl baut and McCable helped the South Mill boys to victory. The various contests and races followed with the following results - Other Winners 20 yard dash, boys and girls un der four, won by Tommie Mathey wiw Tommie Stevens, second. 30 yard dash, boys under eight won by Charles Llndgren and John V - Riddles, second. 30 yard dash, girls under ten, won by Marilyn Gllmore, with Donna Kays, second. 50 yard dash for boys fifteen and -under, won by C Ells, and Ted . Anderson, second. ,. SO yard dash, girls eighteen and under, won by Dorothy . Clawson, and Betty Clawson, second. 100 yard dash, free for all won by Carlton Whitney, and Allen Burk- .4 art, second. . Peanut race won by Norma Anderson with Joan Lloyd as second. In the tug of war the South Mill team was declared the winner. The egg throwing contest result ed in a tie between Donald Coombs and Lloyd Beamish, Charles Kor- leskl and W.IElls. First prize for low scores in golf was awarded to William Bishop, and ' the second prize ? was given Houis Randolph. First prize for high golf scores went to Harold McFarland, and the ' second place award was taken by Norman Stevens. Mrs. Ernest Tucker was awarded the prize for her . 'ability to guess the number of beans in a huge jar. . Bingo contests . were won by Mrs. Merrill - Rosenf eld, Ernest Tucker, A, McCann, Pat McDermott, Charles Mueller, Pete " Reinken. , Anna Locke, Ruth Coan, Norman Anderson, -Helen Speth, Ruth Tamlyn, Louise London, Betty 'Clawson. Charlotte Collins, Ola Begley. El-lene Petrle. John ' LUes.' Edward Borland and Ella Schaack. -N Chronicle Want Ada firing Basalts Society Mr. and Mrs. George Bastable. will ' known Sycamore resident. yesterday ooserveo tneir goioen wedding anniversary quietly at their home. . Sunday. the esteemed couple was taken to Elgin by their son, Frank and wife, from Rockford, where they spent the day at the home of their daughter and , husband, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Albertson. The. Sunday gathering ' at Elgin observed the 60 years of married life of the Sycamore people, Mrs. Bastable's birthday which - was :; yesterday and her daughter's - birth anniversary which was Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bastable were married August 3, 1893 by the Rev. Ai T. Horn, then pastor of the Methodist Church at DeKalb. TTiiMr hava resided her all their married life. There are two chll- Mrs. Grace Xlbertson of Elgin. Mrs. Bastable - was v born In Rudd. Ia, and moved to Sycamore when six months old where she has made her home since that time. She was Jessie Mccarty, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C McCarty. Mr. Bastable, a native of Somersetshire,1 England, came to America as ' a young man and located ' In Chi cago where he was employed by1 the Chicago Insulated Wire Com-' pany. He came to sycamore when the company moved here about 54 years ago. He con tinued employment with the firm nowj. known as the Anaconda Wire- A- Cable Company until ten years ago. when he retired, after giving many years of faithful and efficient service. He has been In poor health the last few years and Mrs. Bastable has been closely confined to her home due to a fractured hip. However, she Is able to perform her household duties. The many friends In Sycamore and community are glad to extend congratulations and best wishes to the esteemed couple on the observance of their 50 years of life together. Mrs. Krvv V!na " Jt Mr Carl B. Darling and Mrs. Robert Evans spent Saturday in Chicago. Mrs. Anna Davis of Harvey, is spending this week with her granddaughter, Mrs. Robert Evans and family. Members of the Variety Club win he entertained tomorrow aft ernoon at the home of Mrs. Zaida Lptien on south California Street. . . Mr. and Mrs. Rlcharrfv Huhhanf. Jr of Exchange Street 'announce tne engagement or their daughter, Betty Lorraine . to William Allen Gould, seaman third ela. arn nt Mrs. Ruel Gould, of Caledonia, Tne wedding win take place Au gust , o at 7.-00 o'clock at the Federated Church, tha Rev H L Michael officiating. Mrs. J. M. Woods ef Lakeland. Flau, is spending this week with her sister. Mrs. A. a Cliff e. Mrs. C W. Larson of Chicago also was a week end guest at the home of her mother, Mrs. CUffe. Mrs. H. E. Cratterham fa pected home this week from Reseda, Calif, where she has been vwung ner son. orville. for several weeks. Mrs. Lee Gibbons and dativntar Daena and Harriet Bears return ed here Sunday after several days visit with relatives at LannhAm Minn. They were accompanied by irs. ts. Morey, a sUter of Mrs. Gibbons, Lois Johnson is spending sev era oays in vtt Mouiet, la, with inenas. Marie Mahn and Marguerite Foster spent Sunday .viaitln their uncle, Mason Jacobson in Chicago. Several friends dropped In on wiaries Keams at his home on Park Avenue Sunday to aaaiat him in celebrating his birthday. Among uwh irom out or town were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Strut and family of Belolt. Wia Mr. and m r. rence Culver and family from Em- nurst. vioiet snutte. Hampshire and many friends from Mania Park DeKalb and Sycamore. Mr. Reams received many remembrances and uie gooa wunes xrom the guests for many more happy birthdays. Elks Meeting This Eveniiur on Stag: Plans mai Diana tot tne formal nn lng of the remodeled Elks home when a xtar will ha held cti-.. nigh UwUl be made , at , tonight's ujwuAK ox uie organization, it was announced yesterday. The staff of Saturday nt i pected to be one of the most Interesting of such parties ever held at the Elks home and members win have the first opportunity of Inspecting the new lounge and cocktail room. Two weeks later, it. la undent And there will be an open house for the Elks and their ladle, whloh in h. designated as a house warming. or the affair of this Saturday night, invitations have been extended to members of tha rtaKalh lodge and many others In this part if the state, ana an nntiaualTv large attendance Is expected. ' - uunng the last severs weeks workmen have been htuv at the place contlnuallv and min nnti able change have been made, 1 Pairinffs Made for FaU Golf Tourney Here 'Announcement Is made of the pairings, for the annual fall golf tournament which will be held at the Community Park, following a a meeting of the golf committee held Friday night. The tournament Is to start as soon as the players find the time to play. .The city . championship ' flight' pairings are:'- i LaRoy Barth-Don Dolder; H. L. jennlngs-Ted H Joslyn; Howard Campbell-Bert Holub; Ed Boles-William Cralgen; Ed Holcomb-Jake Thuma; William Bishop-Joe Halsted; Monroe Stark-William Campbell; Al Stockwell-Rlc LahtL The Class B tournament win be a handicap and the pairings are: Monty Bennett-Sam 1 Parrott; Ducky Wells-CUff Gllmore; A. J. Peterson- E. H. Seymour: Al Hay-ward-G. Bradenburg; Virgil Rice-H. Kendall; Bob Steams-Don Cor-rlgan; Cuff Boehmer-Mark Ballard; Lee Spahn-Charles Marshall. Knowles Parker-Bob Sherer; Ross Btlllngs-Ed Sellers; Mel Maertz-H. C MacFarhind; Irvln Mace-Henry Shuey; Al Pipes-Bob Hooker; Norm : Stevens - Stan Knudsen; Ed Pauler-John Peacock; Bob Evans-Ray Almone. " - .Charles Movlus-Harry Boynton; Charles Rosene-John Mock; Vern Castenson-Ken Paddock; H. McGet- rick-Vern Wetzel; Harry Hardy, f ranx Aiotes; umn uuistopner-eoo Bohnsack; George Dutton-Noble Henderson; Walter Hausw aid-Stan ley Gullberg. LeRoy Swanson-Ray Frautschy; Wesley Stlles-F. Anderson; Charles Stark-U Lindqulst; V. Mulligan- Dan Teach; Charles Lee-H. J. Trapp; Jim Strain-Bud Plapp; Emil Cassler-A. J. Zlmmcr; Ralph Wy- man-Houis Randolph. Socony Vacs Lost Ball Tilt at St Charles R. E. Hayes and his Socony Vacuum softball team went to St Charles Friday nirht and fact an extra inning contest with the Burger Drugs by the score of 4 to 3. Lowell Stewart started the run for the Vacs and put his team out in front 4a the first Inning with a long homer' with a man on base. Stewart pitched six hit ball for ten Innings. . Burger Drugs came back In the fourth Inning and scored once, and the home team went ahead aealn in the fifth. Felder for the Vacs tied the same uo In the aevanth. leading off with a single and scor- uir on a paasea joau witn two out. The 'winning run was scored in the tenth frame with two out when Stelfolda hard grounder to Johnson at second took a freakish bounce out of his reach and went Into center field. . Williams came home from first on the blow, s Stewart's best citchlnr exhibi tion came In the seventh inning wnen waiters opened with a pop fly double down the right field line and reached third on a low thmur Kribbs struck out and Phillips foul- ea out to wiison and Williams was an easy out on a hie-h flv hail. Saim sparkling infield play by the "Vacs oacxea up tne good pitching in Several Innlnga, eaSBaBBBWBB John A. Bodeen Passes Away This Morninff a aU s - Axier an xunesa oi many weeks, John A. Bodeen, father of Mrs. Roea Hanson, member of the Seies. Uve Service Board and former county treasurer, passed away shortly before ,7:00 o'clock this morning. , Mr. Bodeen was born in Kalman, Sweden, and came to this country when a young man. He had been a resident of the community' for many years and was very well known. Mrs. Bodeen died in 1936. There are two other daughters be- ae Mrs. nanson surviving, in addition to many other relatives. Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon at 2:30 avivi from the Johnson Van Natta Fu neral Home, and burial will be in the Elm wood cemetery. Dr. H. H. Hough of the Methodist Church will officiate. Further details of Uie well known man's life will be given In tomorrow's paper.' W, G arnica Hath nUaf NOW rfeh mm at-OZB.Oe a t at lutttm a. A t drota in each nil iwf alt! Veal benerf Oac 6-OZl CQMING SOON EGYPTIAN EMM Eveninff Gadabout Frank Lloyd of the stove league at Wylde's store has devised a . bumper seat for hls machine so that he can1 rest; anytime he sees - fit -when he comes to town. , . He. finds It especially handy on Thursday afternoons. . . . Wyatt Jackson, fun day chef, says with one more blackout heU have enough chickens for the big dinner. . . Employees of the Rudolph Company had a fine time at their annual picnic at Hopkins Park Sunday. . . Understand some of them had a better time than others. . . . Must have been some splash yesterday when the big hook of the North Western tipped over into the river at Geneva. . . Fortunately no one . was killed. ; .The next big picnic here is that sponsored by the Ideal Commutator Dresser Company which will be held this coming Sunday at Hopkins Park. . . . .Betcha Knowles Parker will be there, betcha. . . . The committees have arranged an Inter esting Droeram. . . i . EmDloveea are 'nine- tt wnrV a lata ahlft tnl Saturday that everyone may attend , the . affair Sunday. . . . j John Chesney of DeKalb has- lost his pet alligator and hopes If anyone finds it they'll return It before it is killed. . . U The ator has hcn a net of the family for some time. Seventy three. ' Jamaicans to Remain in City I Another Month According to G. W. Nelson, su pervisor of the Jamaicans, who have have been employed here at tne Sycamore Preserve Works dur ing the pea harvest, are scheduled to remain in (his community until the latter part of September. One of the boys. Mason by name, proved himself unworthy of the trust that was placed in him. Following an altercation at the barracks several days ago was deported to the islands, and never again will have the opportunity of work-In in this, country. Mr. Nelson states that the largest percentage of the Islanders are well behaved and so far he has received few complaints as to their conduct. -I-.--. A -' 15 YOU3 CHILD A ' I a a elca W kewal arena ! Aad l mail urn an aaa eaaae real lnailiUI outer warmings arai Hafaiac aarta. M yea M. eat Javaa'a Vmlhn aade 1 JATNS'S ia Aaaerioa's laadiaa aroorietanr MdietBe t aaad by million for ever a mar, ret artvaa on raone. JAtiiVAySXHOVGa. y LAST , TIMES TOinGHT iOMM CARROLL NUN HAYffARD ALSO PRAIRIE rniHTiociu WEDNESDAY cmd THURS, m cut Fca c:: rziz FZT lvrra sa kcx owni rtUCILU UNC R0SEMAIY LANE Niectstf by WUIAil KCSH1XY sea) es tm H tte ka jtsesy Maaar COMPANION FEATURE Tfci km cf a nonin! Tks tnh cf to inintl! 6 . asTaaywsjPBjBSr ITWrw tYELTirAeXERsN KCUAKXTTA LATEST j WOSLD l NEWS ' r J U I I 1 lMrs. Windette . Funeral Here . This Afternoon Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Windette, 87 years old. whose death occurred at her home here Saturday, were held thi afternoon it the KebU Funeral Home with the Rv. M. W. Johnson of the Paptlst church officiating. Burial was in South Burlington Cemetery. ' . Mrs. Windette was born Emma Allen on April 16, 1856 on the Allen homestead six miles northeast of this city in Burlington township. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William G. Allen. She spent her girlhood in the vicinity of her birth and later attended the Sycamore schools. f March 17, 1876, she was united in marriage to Edward A, Windette, of Sugar Grove. Mr. and Mrs. Windette moved to Nevada, ; Iowa, where they lived, a few years later moving to the vicinity of Radcllffe, Iowa Mr. Windette was one of the first business men of Radcllffe. and passed .away while living in Boone, Iowa, The family returned to Syc amore in 1901 where Mrs. Windette cared for her parents and sister who were residing en mn Street. - Mrs. Windette made her home with her daughter, Maude, in rural Sycamore for many years and later at the present home at 203 East Elm Street. Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. Maude Til ton and one son. William Allen of Monroe, La. Members of Two Lodges in Rehearsal Members of the Sycamore lv4re of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs held an interesting meeting last night when the brothers ef the ercaniza. tion occupied the officers, chairs of tne Keoe leans. Following the business meetln which was conducted bv the Odd Fellows throughout, a rehearsal IJ -TL MIDWEST DIVCldN All Hiring in jD) TlhiDS M was held for the program which will be Sunday at Wylde's Woods when the annual memorial service will be held. Sunday marks the date of the annual picnic of the farternal group and the memorial service during the afternoon' win be one of the chief features of the day. ; The subordinate lodge which holds a meeting this evening expects to complete plans for next Sunday's event. - ; Many Bass Are Caught Sunday at Hatchery Reports were current yesterday from several members of the Sycamore Sportsmen's Club that many bass were caught Sunday when the fish hatchery again was opened. The large pike, which has been the goal of every dub member fishing there, still is in the pond, and seems to refuse any kind of lure that la off ered. It is understood tha niaoa' ani be opened within another month tot the benefit of the Dee Walton of the community who are members of the Sportsmen's Club. There are 11.500 parts reoulred for a center fuselage section and nose section of the Martin medium bomber ATTENTION CIO LOCAL 18 Cannery and Agricultural Workers SOCIAL MEETING FOR MEMBERS ONLY ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4 AT HOPKINS PARS SKELTER HOUSE TIME 8:00 P.M. V We've taken the responsibility to raise the food to feed the armed 'forces and home front. Now it's your responsibility too and the responsibility of every woman in the community to see that not a single bit of this much needed food spoils for lack of workers in the factory. 1 - This year many of tho Jobs formerly filled by men now away at war will have to be filled by women. Hero is your chance to do your share. We urge that you put aside your regular household chores for tho few weeks that will be necessary to put this crop safely in the can. Here's your chance to serve your country, your community and yourself because you will be well paid for your work. Make up a working-riding group. Groups can arrange with OPA for supplemental gasoline. Pack will start approximately, August 11. REGISTER AT 120 EAST LINCOLN HIGHWAY OR EMPLOYMENT OFFICE OF THE . Accordance With War Struck Baby ; Is Buried at. Burlington The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Burt H. Struck, born to them Sun-day at the Sycamore hospital and passing away a few minutes later; was buried yesterday with eervlces at the Union Burlington Cemetery. The child had been named Clarence Henry. ' Services yesterday were conduct, ed at the grave in the Burlington cemetery. Mrs. Struck, the mother, is reported as recovering very satisfactorily at this time. ' Night Off- Doesn't Work Los Angeles, CaL (UD Prenup-tlal agreements are not always kept, Mrs. Artine Rutter. asking for a divorce, told the court that she and her husband in a .pre-nuptlal agreement had ' stipulated that each one should have a "night off" each week. Actually, however, she said her husband always came home his night off smeared with lipstick, and took another night off without leaving someone to care for the baby. V-MaU Oeee Through! More than 50,000.000 V-mail letters have passed between men in the services and their folks at home without a single "casualty." ONCE WITH w AlllxJ U iLiiU s i j Mao- -Manpower Commission Regulations THEATRE DEKALB TONIGHT AH Seats lie WTJLLXAM GABOAN MARGARET LINDSAY NO PLACE for a LADY" WED. and THURS; BEVTVAL NIGHTS lM CHXLDREN 1 fl PLUS TAX . . lUte' Jeonette MacDonold Gene Rayixiond Brian Aherhe V IN . -; ; JSrnilin Thru" f- (In Teehnleeler) Starts at S:M (ONLY) HPLU5C George Brent Joan Bennett MCSCHA ACEB UNA MEBXEL . G LEND A FABBELL Twin Beds" Starts at T:ee-i:ee DEKALB. ILLINOIS SECWOtSE

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