SATURDAY, AUGUST 27. 1919 TTIE DEKALB DAILY CHRONICLE. DEKALB. ILLINOIS PACE FTVT3 L j 71 tke ana Mr. and Mrt Hush-McQueen of Malta and their niece Patricia Clapper have returned from a trip to Seattle where they visited Pfc. , Bill McQueen who 1 with the Sec- ! ond Infantry Division j at Fort Lewis, Wash. While there tfiey attended the International Highland Games held annually by the Scotch -of Seattle and Canada. 'All competition in Scottish games - and dances was held. Including bagpipe playing by . eight Canadian and two United State bagpipe bands. The Fort Lewis ' bagpipe band, the only one lh the United States v Army and led , fy Pf c McQueen, escorted the .guests of honor to the speaker's platform. This band has given concerts in San Francisco and New York and expects to travel to Hawaii In the falL ': .'.-.! . Marjorle Brooks of Sycamore was guest of honor at a miscellaneous shower given by Mrs. Niles Clausen and daughters Thursday evening at their home neac Cortland. Those who won.-prizes lor tne cm mo. n1nvd WPrr T(ia Mae Olsen. Viola Olsen, Marjorle Brooks and Mrs. Henry Brooks, all presenting the favors to the bride-to-be. Refreshments were served by the hostesses to conclude the evening. The wedding of Miss Brooks to William Clausen takes place to- nutmiw iflcrnnnn at 3 o'clock at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Sycamore. : Employees of Montgomery Ward tore en loved a nienic Thursday afternoon at the Elburn Forest . Preserve. Music 1 was provided by Guy 'Thome who sans a number of entertaining selections.- After , a delicious,, picnic dinner some of the employee's" participated in a baseball game. The class of 1929 of the DeKalb Township High School win enjoy - a reunion this evening, when they meet at their alma mater and then go to the Klshwaukee Country Club for dinner. - Mrs. H. L. Cummins and Charles Kittleson -have been In charge of reservations and all those planning to come are sure toenjoy meeting their classmates again. - Mary Ann Furr has been visiting at the Ray Randels-home in Rox-ana, returning; home earlier this - 'week, ' - She accompanied her cousin Shirley Randels who had been. In DeKalb for most of the. summer. Visitors In DeKalbjfor the past week . have been i Mrs. Milford Pearson and children Diane. Sally, and Billy, from Kansas City, Mo. They have been! guests of their relatives, the L. E. Ronan and Pearson families, and win return v home Monday. ; -"i Mrai Irene Ballard of 30 North Ninth Street underwent surgery , at St. Mary's Hospital this weekl x Also a patient at St. Mary's PERSONALS Mr. and Mrs. Truman Erlen bach and children from Water man were DeKalb visitors yesterday. Mrs. Nellie Ruth and Helen Wiseman spent Thursday In Oak Park. v -''!'' The Claude Homans are driving today to HiU's Lake, Wis. Mary" Mayborn was a Chicago business caller yesterday. " ' Fred Bernard "of Leland called In town Friday. Mrs. A. R. Nelson visited here yestejdayfrom Lee. . . MrsTEiIIsTurn4r of Ashton. was a local caller yesterday; afternoon. Dee Palmer traveled to Rock-ford Friday, j - Dan Koturov of Chicago came ' to DeKalb yesterday on business. Mrsjv Gordon Gittleson was in Yfiwn Pirirniv rn m rvi si it si H. J. Haffner. made a business trip from Rockford to DeKalb Frl- : da'f?( ';" "' ': "f Mrs. Tony ThomDSon and faml- ly were in-town from Lee yester- i day. ' T . - ' Bob . Hart of Milan visited In f town yesterday. Richard Chandler left for Chi-, cago last evening. ; Mrs. George Haurnesser and uaugiuer ui iioiia cauea nere Thursday, -; " " Frank Thompson from Shabbona was in town yesterday, i : j Robert M. Wolf came here yesterday from Chicago oh s business. v Mrs. Walter Wilson and daughter f rom Sycamore i were visitors in DeKalb yesterday. , s , Mrs. Henry Olson and children of Maple Park were in town Fri- uajr. v - -.. - R. P. Thomson of' Chicago made a business call in DeKalb yester-; day. : : , ... mm G3UV TO , : n hi We, The Women By RUTH MULLETT ITS A SMART HUSBAND WHO KNOWS WHEN TO SAY "WES-There are times In every husband's life when It pays to be a "yes-man." In any and all ot the following si tuitions It's the better part of wisdom for a husband to agree with his wife. Instead Of expressing his own ideas. . One Is when she models a new dress or hat she bought on sale and cant return. If he says he doesn't like it or douses, her enthusiasm with faint praise, then his wife is never going to want to wear it and his money has been wasted. Another Is when she points out some flaw In a woman who is getting more than her share of masculine attention. This Is no time to remark: "I don't see why nil of you women have it in for her, or act unconvinced by criticism. Agree without reservatiQns. When she has a 'grievance against a third person Is no time to strike a judicial attitude and open-mlndedly see the other person's point of view. At this mo-i ment the only point of view your1 wife wants you to see is her own outraged one. Let Her Tell Owa Story Or take this common situation. She Is leaving out part of a story in order to make It sound a little more impressive. This is not the time to jump in with, ''Why don't you tell the whole story ?" or "That's not the way I remember It." - , V,"- , When she spends the day shifting furniture around and says expectantly, "Don't you think it looks better this way?" is typical. A man's natural reaction is always. "What was wrong with. the way it was?' But that is mighty exasperating to a woman. The payoff is when you come home and find she has had her crowing glory chopped off. It may look like thunder, but if she Is making even a pretense at liking It the "new way," don't let her down. ' It's too late now to tell' her how much better you liked It long, f Hospital Is Mrs. M. BloomingdaSe who Is seriously 111. '!.-.. : Returning earlier this week from a vacation trip were Mr. and Mrs. John Read and son GordonI They- spent a couple of weeks In and around San Francisco, Calif. CLUBS. LODGES At the home of Mrs. Dorothy Gochee of rural DeKalb, Chain Ten Club members met last 'evening. , '-V- - The group made plans for a square ' dance to be held at the Elva Town Hall on September 24. Each member will invite another couple to be their guests for the evening. Discussion was held In regard to assisting needy families in this community,' though definite plans were not decided. ' JUrs. Gochee, a former club member,-served a luncheon at the close of the business meeting. The hostess for the next regular meeting will be announced. Mrs. Clarence Hotchkiss was hostess to the Friday Night Bridge Club at herhome on Augusta Avenue last evening. High score was merited by Mrs. E. B. Snoop. At the close of the game, a delicious luncheon was ; served by Mrs. Hotchkiss. ; When the club meets in two weeks, firs. Adlal Schults will entertain jthe members at her home. I , v, . Mrs. Jerry Seaton will entertain members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars sewing circle Monday evening at her home on South Fifth Street. Co-hostess will be Mrs. Mabel Csgle. f This Is a meeting of special importance and all members are requested to be present. It is to begin ;at t T:30 o'clock. i - i " i '" CHURCHES The choir of the f Lutheran Church In Helmer will be in DeKalb tomorrow to present the evening program at the Trinity Lutheran Church. V This service will be held at the regular Luther League "meeting time, 7:30 o'clock. ; r BIRTHS A son was born this morning at the St. Mary's HosDltal to' Mr. and Mrs. Willlslm Miller of KJrk-land. : . . . l ivl Vfcrtw Qovn. 6vso. Tfsttc to you i wi WO NOUS VMAWJYl ; Mi iclr Parties . Clubs es Couple From Belvidere in , River, Escape Wacouta, Minn. Aug. 27 (UD A non-swimming' Belvidere, HL, couple was recovering from minor hand burns and a drenching today after narrowly escaping death in the ' Mississippi River. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Mallet rented a fishing boat Thursday from Clarence (Cully) Larson, at Wa-couta Beach and headed out into Lake Pepin, formed by the widened river on the Minnesota-Wisconsin line. 1 Apparently, a' cigarette spark ignited excess gasoline on the fuel can and flames spread to gasoline spilled on th4Mottom of the boat. - C- : y.Vi. The Mallets, neither of whom oan swim, jumped from the flaming craft into 30 feet of water and grabbed the anchor rope. The gasoline can exploded. They clung to the rope until rescued by two Rochester, Minn., youths In another boat. Identity of the rescuers was not learned. Larson said his boat was a total loss. - The Mallets reported they lost their outboard motor and fishing equipment. Miss Brennan ' Services to Be at Ottawa Funeral services will be . held Monday morning at 9 o'clock from St. Columba Church at Ottawa for Miss.Kathryn Brennan, 57, a for mer resident of this city. She passed away at the Ryburn-Klng Hospital following a long illness. Miss Brennan was born in DeKalb January 31, 1892, the daughter of Michael and Catherine Brennan. For many years she was employed by the law firm of Winston, Strawn, Shaw and. Black in Chicago. . Surviving are a sister, Mrs. C B. Calhoun of Ottawa; and one brother, Michael Brennan of Oakland, Calif. Her parents, two brothers and a sister preceded her In death. Friends may call at the Hulse funeral home until the time of the services. The rosary will be said Sunday evening at 8 o'clock at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Columba Cemetery. Nothing" New in Probe of Poison Deaths Jacksonville, Ul, Aug. 27. OIB Sheriff Ralph Bourn said today an investigation of the suspected poisonings of three members of a farm family near here is at a "standstill ' The suspected poisonings resulted In the deaths of Marvin Bruen-lng, 20, on July 1, and Marie Bru-ening, 24, last week. Mrs. Bruen-lngs husband. Bernard, was stricken with symptoms similar to those shown by the other two late last week but recovered. , Program Will .if-' t Mark Golden 5 Anniversary Throughout the nation stars will take part In a radio program on Sunday that will pay tribute to the Golden Jubilee of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. j Joe Daurer, commander ' of the DeKalb post states that the show Is not seeking donations, nor a promotion for members, but Is a public service featuring stars, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the organization. Among the entertainers to be featured are Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Dennis Day, Bob Crosby and Commander in Chief of the VFW Lyail T, Beggs. It is probable that the program will attract Interest and attention. BEARD OR FINE Las Cruce. N. M., Aug. 27. UB Kangaroo courts were set up today In the city's downtown section to check all males capable of growing beards. The "judges" have the power to fine any smooth-shaven culprits $2.50. The beard-growing is part of the town's centennial celebration, to be held In October, i : . CAROL WTRSTNa LEADS Elburn, Aug. 27. Carol Wlrsing of Burlington, went Into the lead for "Queen" of Kane County Four-H Clubs on Thursday with 4350 votes. Bonnie1 McClung of Dundee is second, Lucy LaRooka of Geneva is third. The queen will be crowned at the Elburn Festival on Sunday, Sept. 11. I PLANCS FALL FESTIVAL ' Piano, Aug. 27. Piano's Fall Festival will feature the Jay Gould Circus for three days besides the crowning of a Festival Queen on Friday evening, Sept. Z The festival runs August 31, September 1 and 2, and is sponsored by the Piano Band Association. lO UVPL OQ. Vfovi 1 1 V4ft TO i HtSit .1 G0W6 r VOViG PH& VOO i TO NOU Weddings Lodges TODAY'S RECIPE Jellied Meat Ring li pounds small bologna cut inch' thick. 1 package aspic flavored gelatin. 1 cup hot water. 1 cup tomato juice. " i teaspoon salt. ; teaspoon sugar. r 1 tablespoon onion- juice. cup grated, cabbage. : 2 tablespoons chopped pimiento. 14 cup diced celery. cup grated carrots. 2 tablespoons chopped green ' '" pepper. : Mayonnaise. Dissolve gelatin in water. Add tomato juice, salt, sugar and onion juice. Cover the bottom of an eight-Inch ring mold with a portion of the gelatin mixture. Chill in the refrigerator until it begins to congeal. Arrange slices of bologna on the gelatin so they overlap slightly. When remainder of the gelatin begins to congeal mix in vegetables and pour over bologna. Chill until firm. Unmold on large chop plate. Arrange remaining bologna; slices in a fan-shaped circle around the salad. Fill center with mayonnaise -or cottage cheese and v garnish with carrot strips and celery curls. 10 servings. Firemen Are Credited in 1 Saving Train North East, Md., Aug. 27 UD Volunteer firemen prevented a Pennsylvania Railroad freight wreck from becoming a catastrophe here today when they, kept flaming old from spreading to a carload of explosives. Firemen cooled off an up-end-j ed explosives ear with water while others prevented flames from spreading to wreckage:- strewn across three mall line tracks blocking travel in both directions. A railroad spokesman said the accident happened shortly after 5 o'clock when 20 cars In th center of a 115-car southbound freight train derailed a short distance from the North East station. Overhead power lines were torn down and several hundred feet of track were ripped up. No cne was Injured. Residents of houses along the tracks fled from their homes when the Gaming oil threatened to set them afire. Firemen said damage was limited to cracked windows and scorched paint. ' The ' fire was smothered three hours, after the accident by the crew of a Philadelphia fire department . foamite truck sent to the scene. Railroad officials said all passenger trains between New York and Washington would be delayed four hours by the accident. Son Is Born to the Woodses i ! at Waterman Waterman, Aug. 27 A son, David, was born to Mr. 'and Mrs. Ir-vin Woods at Glldden hospital, DeKalb, August 23. ' Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Baker and Mrs. Earl Challand of Shabbona, left Friday morning for Medford, Wis.,, to. 'visit Mr. and Mrs. Guy Matteson. The Bakers had dinner at the home of their son, Will Baker and family, near Hinckley, Thursday evening. Their other, sons, Alvin Baker and family, the Merton Bakers of Sycamore, and the Maurice Bakers of DeKalb, were dinner guests also. Mrs. F. S. Baker's birthday was celebrated. -. The Prayer Circle of the Woman's Society for Christian Service of the Methodist Church met Thursday forenoon at the home of Ida and Emma Woods with nine women present; . Mrs. Charles Blackman was the leader. DIVORCEE HAS STORY Danville, 111-, Aug. 27. UE A divorcee filed a S160.000 damage suit against her former husband today, charging that he "misrepre sented marriage laws - when he told her It was legal for first cousins to marry In Missouri. ES' sie A Sharpe of Terr e. Haute, Ind, told the federal district court here that she married her cousin Corry A. Best of Neoga, when he told her that eight years ago. Last June, she said, he changed his story and told her the marriage was illegal. Then he kicked her- out of their home. she charged. HUNTERS ARE WARNED h ' St. Paul, Aug. 27. 0115 The State Conservation Department warned hunters using war souvenir rifles to be careful that their, am munition isn't of the tracer type Some hunters, they said, use in cendiary bullets for lack of regu lar ball ammunition. Experts said there was extreme danger that the tracers would set forest fires. S ,V3t.N. rr5" i l.TVVi-r-K-t ? - I'M r-J MaO ir" CAteT : 1. wotT 4fm i POUOPAST PEAK CASES (Continued From Page 1) ral areas were hard hit with deaths this- week, however. Kane County had four deaths, alone, in the 24-hour period ending; yesterday. Chicago had three deathr In one day this week, th largest number in any day in the lake front city this year. The death toll lh Galesburg and Knox County also jumped this week. Although : the Incidence of the disease appeared to be ofl the wane today, officials warned against relaxing anti-polio precautions. Although the number of polio cases declined this week, the weekly total still was' three to , four times large as average for August. Critical list V of Unemployed 1 ; Areas Shown "T Washington Aug. 27 UP The White House today added 22 areas to 11 states to Its "criUcal unemployment" list.. t Presidential Assistant ".John R. Steel man directed government agencies in a letter to make as many of their purchases as possible in these areas in an effort to stimulate employment. The Labor Department, reported that the' 22 areas have more' than 12 per cent of their labor force unemployed, Hence, they qualify for special consideration from government agencies under President Truman's program to help hard-hit areas. The. new areas had an unemployment total of 146,000 in July. Most of them, generally small cities, are engaged in coal mining, textiles and metal production. They are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts Michigan, New Hampshire, Penn sylvanla and Vermont. The original cities-were Bridgeport and Waterbury, Conn.; New Bedford and Worcester, Mass.;, Muskegon, Mich.; f Scran ton and Wllkes-Barre, Pa.; Utlca-Rome, N. Y.; Providence, R. L, and Knox-ville, Tenn. , ; .. The 22 new areas include: Illinois Cairo, including Alexander and Pulaski Counties; Crab "Orchard, Including Franklin, Jack son, Johnson, Perry, Union and Williamson Counties;, and Mount Vernon, including Jefferson County. Veterans Will Gather Again for Last Time Indianapolis, Aug. 27 UJ9 Six white-haired Civil War veterans will arrive here today and tomorrow for the "last earthly encampment" of the Grand Army of the Republic , Two of the old soldiers were expected on a train from Chicago in mid-afternoon. The other four will arrive in time tomorrow . for a memorial service at which Carl R. Gray, U. S. Veterans Administrator, will be the principal speaker. The first arrivals were ' GAR Commander-in-Chief Theodore A. Penland, 100, Portland, Ore., and Albert Woolson,. 102, Duluth. Minn. ' They met in Chicago and made the last leg of their journeys together. Those who will arrive tomorrow by plane, train and auto, are James. A. Hard, 108, Rochester,- N. Y.; Robert Barrett, 102, Princeton, Ky.; Joseph Clovese, 105, Pontlac, Mich., and Charles Chappel, 102, Long Beach, Calif. They were the only ones of 16 surviving GAR members who were fit to travel here for this last meeting of the organization which once numbered 400,000 boys In blue. The GAR was holding its last encampment In the same city where It was born 83 years ago. LESSONS WTLL START Hollywood, Aug. 27. UI? Carol Ann Berry. Is going to have a $300-a-month-allowance to teach her to handle money. The pretty 18-year-old adopted daughter of the late actor Wallace Beery received the grant from her guardianship estate yesterday. Her mother, Mrs. Mary Areta Beery Foyt, also was allowed 1700 monthly for their Joint use. "The girl will have to handle a great deal of money inthe years to come and It's time she began to learn,' Superior Judge! Newcomb Condee said In granting the allowance.' WEST WILL BE FULL San Francisco, Aug. 27 UK The states of California, Oregon and Washington will have a population of from 17,000,000 to 19,-500,000 in ten years, the Pacific Coast Board of Intergovernmental relations predicted today. The growth will represent from a third to a fourth of the nation's gain In population, families and housing. the board: said. MCLAUGHLIN IS DIRECTOR Springfield, UL, Aug. 27. CUE) Joseph K. McLaughlin of Sulli van was appointed state director of aeronautics today by Governor Stevenson. He succeeds Robert Dewey who resigned last month. Dewey had headed the department since it was created in 1945. Mc Laughlin has bzeen an attorney advisor for the Civil Aeronautics administration in Chicago for the past two years. ITALIAN HAS NEW GADGET Salerno, Italy, Aug. 27w UB Federico Pucci claimed today he has Invented a machine which can translate copy from any language Into any other. Pucci said the machine was electrically operated, hut refused to disclose other details. He said he has entered It ROUNDABOUT POLO Frederick J. Keckman, 73-year-old farmer, joked-with his friends. : . "The old ticker won't last much longer," he said. A few minutes later he collapsed and died. - DIXON Declaring that the housing situation is normal in this area all rent controls in the vicinity will be lifted within a short time. Dixon is now under the control of - the Rockford office, which Is soon to be dosed. Future conditions in Dixon will be observed by the office In Chicago. OTTAWA Something new happened when the city passed the tax levy ordinance. It was for the sum Of $124,537, which was 130,627 less1 than the previous year. ! ' STERLING Two westbound streamlined trains of the Chicago and North Western were rocked as they passed through this city early in the evening. The City of Denver-had a rock come through the window of a coach and the City of Los Angeles was also stoned with windows being broken. No passengers were reported struck. - ' ST. CHARLES When the body of Oaus A. Johnson of : this city was found floating In the Fox River near thef dam, foul, play was suspected.'' However, al JuryV impaneled by. Coroner, L, Victor Peterson returned the report that he apparently fell Into the water in a spell of dirtiness and drowned. n AURORA RevFr. M. A. Kls-sane, pastor of St. Rita's "Catholic Church has announced the purchase of 5.12 acres of land on North Lake Street as the site for a new churchV parochial school and convent. The land fronts 250 feet on North Lake and extends west to Palace Street. : In addition Harry B. S toner, from whom the land was purchased, donated a strip of land 66 feet wide, the deed going to the church and the land to be used for a new street north of the plot purchased, i ST. CHARLES: It s rather hard to put a definite value on teeth, but Leon LeGro of this city figures his were worth. $10,-000. On June 24 LeGro was Injured in an auto accident and among the Injuries were the loss of his teeth. His ' suit to recover . damages amounts to $10,000 and is filed against Glen Hasklns, St. Charles resident. - '.'''. ' AURORA: Judge Charles A. O'Connor of Aurora was re-elected chairman of the executive committee of the Kane-Kendall chapter of the Illinois division of the American Cancer Society. ELGIN: The YMCA organize tlon has acquired a site for its pro posed new building. The south' east corner at the Intersection of East Chicago and Glf f ord Streets has been . purchased, proving a frontage of ; 231 feet on Chicago and 132 on Gifford Street. BELVIDERE Beaver Valley grange will dedicate its memorial to the war dead with Dorsey Kirk, master of the Illinois state grange, the speaker, on the program. The monument Is nine feet high, 11 feet long and includes a list of the boys who died in the service of their country. Grange activities raised funds to make the memorial possible. BELVIDERE Four and a half years of absence were cleared, a memory was restored, and a young man was reunited with his family. The 20-year-old boy said he was Robert Jackson, and was employed in the cannery here. He became ill, his condition was considered serious and efforts were made to locate the next of kin. The record gave the name of a sister in Tampa, Fla. She was called but said she knew no Robert Jackson. However, when the young man was described she said it might be her. brother, misnlng four and; one half, years. The young man's father, "a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., came to Belvidere and in a hospital room scene the memory of the youngster was restored, he remembered that he was i Kenneth StockweU. STERLING Henry Burch has resigned his position as director of the Sterling Municipal Band, and Cloyd Myers, resident of Sterling has taken over the post. Mr. Burch who was .director for f the past five years found duties In Sterling and Morrison too strenuous and was forced to lighten Jils load. Myers Is director of-tnusic in the j Consolidated schools of Sterling., ' ' , VISIT LAWRENCES Shabbona, Aug. 27. Dr. and Mrs, Zell S. Walter and daughter, Dorothy Jean, of Morehead, Ky are! visiting Mrs. Walter's parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. C Lawrence at their heme near Shabbona. POUJV1AN THE HOME YOU CAN AFFORD The Offices of Tho DeKalb Daily Chronicle Close At 1:00 P.M. Every Saturday Warnings of . , Safety Group 7 i j Are Changed i Melborune, Australia. (Ui5 iDeath Is so permanent.' a slogan of the Road Safety Council's advertising drive ; against accidents, has met with resounding dlsap? proval of, several church denominations. Inspired by United States morticians' advertising, the . slogan spearheaded the council', campaign in newspapers, radio and magazines. Churches argue that it denied existence' of the life hereafter. . The- council has thought up an alternative:' "Life Is so precious." Refrigerator , , - That Talks Is i 7 Now Invented . Chicago (UB A refrigerator company has invented a "talking-refrigerator" to boost sales.. The Gibson Co. says Its product has. a voice which informs prospective buyers of the merits of the line when they open the refrigerator door In-dealers showrooms. The firm also produces "talking ranges" to help sell Its . electric stoves. Neither of the products comes to the buyer equipped with the voice, however. A company official said the things wouldn't be much company in the kitchen. They just say the tame things over and over. Totem Pole Wanted for School Team Indiana, Pa, (UTS If anyone has an old totem pole he's not using, students at State Teachers College here are looking for one. The town . is named after the former prevalence of Indians in the area. The college athletic teams are referred to as the Braves or the. Big Indians, and the school symbol is the head of an Indian chief. The editor of the student newspaper, also chairman of a committee to beautify the campus, says a totem pole Is needed to keep improvements in line with tradition. If and when received, the totem pole will; he . placed at the ,maln entrance to the campus. GETS BABY AND TICKETS New York, Aug. 27 UJS Police who helped Burton Sloane, 34, speed his wife to a maternity hospital, took the edge off his pride as a new father today. Sloane was making a frantic 60-mile-an-hour dash to the Woman's Hospital yesterday. A patrol car moved in and guided the Sloane's to the hospital. The obliging patrolmen then handed Sloane a summons for speeding.-, . i- PEKTN MELON FESTIVAL Pekln, BL,' Aug. 27. (UB Eighteen tons of watermelons were gobbled up by 30,000 visitors at the three-day annual Pekin Melon Festival, officials said today.- The festival closed last night ' after Farmer Clifford Talbott won prizes for the best tasting and the heaviest melons. Talbott, of Manito, 111., had lugged a 65-pounder to tile melon fete, v j .... STILL ON TOUR 1 Madrid, Spain, Aug. 27. (UPi Bebe Shopp, 19-year-old Miss America of 1948, will begin the last lap of her tour f Europe today whr she visits Spain's picturesque Andalusia province. Miss Shopp arrived in Madrid yesterday from Rome. She will spend the week end In Spain and go to Lisbon Tuesday, leaving- for New York Wednesday. 1 WEATHER DeKalb Weather Report! Increasing cloudiness and cooler tonight, Sunday and Monday; lightly scattered rain showers tonight or Sun? day. Low tonight, 63-70; high Sunday, 80; low Sunday night, 60-65. Courtesy Darrel Carls, KUhwaukee Airport. Closed for Vacation i - - ..f.: We will be closed for two weeks beginning Sunday, August 28. BLAZEVICH GROCERY V '804 Market Street FRIED CHICKEN FRENCH FRIES . . COLE SLAW IN THE SACK SAVE TIME PHONE YOUU -ORDER T BEFORE COMiNGllj! 1 I CHICKEN BARBECUE . . Aso Chicken Barbecue by the -pint and quart to take out. , CHICKEN BROTH quart 23c , OPEN 11:30 a. m. to 10:30 p. m. . CLOSED MONDAY The Harry. Out 1017 Market Street ,i JOLIET MAN KILLED Jollet, VL, Aug. 27-KU Leon. " ard Ilahn, 18, ot Jollet, was killed last night when an automobile ' skidded on a gravel road in Pitcher Park- here and crashed into a tree. Hahn was hurled through the win-., dow of; the 1929 jalopy when It -skidded on a curve. The driver, Donald Schmitz,Tl9, and another passenger, Richard Dorsey, 18, were t injured. ' STUNT BRINGS DEATH Pekln. UL. ' Aue. 27. UJ Au- ' thorities said today the desire of Kenneth Allward,. 25, to perform "a stunt", was! responsible for his . death. Allward 'was killed last night when a luo-root nagpoie he naa climbed ; splintered under his " weight, ' plunging him", to the ' ground. The pole was used in an aerial act at the third annual Pekin Melon Festival. HUNTING LICENSES NOW! Springfield, UL, .Aug. 26- UE . Illinois hunting licenses for the 1O40 urvn nw are available.' Stated Conservation? Director Leon-ard Schwartz said today that ( city and village, clerks throughout', thef tat have been suDDlied vlth new'. licenses and with copies dt the. new fish and game code. He reminded ( hunters that the squirrel season -opens Sept. 1 In central Illinois and in the northern zone Sept. 15.-( Chronicle Want Ads Bring jHeralU for the finest in i FLOWERS J telephone 2746 , Randall Nurser' 1100 W. Lincoln DeKalb Dr. H. M. Payne Dr. J. W. Britton OPTOMETRISTS HOURS t . t:00 sw m. to 8:00 p. m. ! t AND J Mosu, WeaU, Set., Evenings; (Closed Thursday X DeKalb 147 N. 2nd Sycamore , S17-W. Elm ! Trimfoot Creeper CREEPER,, . Baby's a CREEPER now . .. . . putting tiny feet to new use. He needs a roomy shoe that fits snugly at the heel only. f Baby Deer "Creepers" are 'sturdy ... yet soft enough to flex easily with Baby's foct. Plenty -of room for growth without Irritating looseness. In washable kid i leather. Sizes 0 to 4. j I 9 . dCK 5 JACK DORNEDEN Lincoln Ilwy. at Fifth St. Phone tit TO TAKE OUT BABY C JS deer N j Phone 461 hi the Paris International Fair of Inventions to be held next month.
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