The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on April 14, 1942 · Page 1
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Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 14, 1942
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VOLUME 75, NO. 47 HUMBOLDT, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 14~1942~ •MBaHMgy WHOLE NtJMfiM 3,886 TWO LOCAL RESDENTS DEAD IN ACCIDENT Will Introduce Penny Milk Program in Schools Here WED IN HUMBOLDT PARSONAGE BID OF LOCAL CREAM'Y WAS ACCEPTED FRI. Dakota City Aiid Humboldt Public Schools Participate The penny milk program will be introduced In the Humboldt public and the Dakota City public schools on April 15. The Humboldt Cooperative Creamery received a telegram Friday that Its bid for supplying the half pints of milk had been accepted. This means that all children will be eligible to buy a half pint of milk a day for one cent, the difference of the cost of the milk to be made up .by the Federal government. For AH Children The program is not only for children from families on relief, or even those on the border line. It is said that malnutrition does not make a 'choice, and even chlld- ren from well-to-do families are In need of milk every day. By Instl- luting this program every child can purchase a pint of milk for the small charge. The milk Is the same quality that Is delivered to the homes of Humboldt and Dakota City. There are 125 children In the Dakota City schools eligible for x,the ; program, Have Been Wed 57 Years on July 5 Explains Set-up : ' The penny milk program is under the direction of the Agricultural Marketing Administration. Robert M. Moyer, area supervisor, was in Humboldt Friday explaining the set-up to the newspapers, to A. P. Andersen, manager of the Creamery, and Superintendents Hovey, of Dakota City and Holmes of Humboldt.' , The penny milk program was started two years ago, and On July 5 of this year Mr. and Mrs. trunk Beers of Humboldt will hnre -been married 57 years. They were married In 1885 at Brownsdale, Minnesota. Hoth Mr. and Mrs. Beers are over 75 years of age and nre In good health, and able to gret nronnd. Raymond Hansen Sent Decoration by War Department ?",i Raymond Hansen, present com-* rnitSYlBi-'- nf,">fVi «<&W,,mhrtlflt 'floutXMJ been in operation in the larger cities, such as New York, Washington, D. C., Chicago and St. Louis. The lost two months It has expanded to the 'smaller cities and towns. post received a decoration r froin Adjutant General's office, the War' Department of the Unlled Stales, for service. The accompanying letter read as follows: "Private First Class Raymond D. Hansen, Army serial number 51012 Company G 23rd Infantry, 2nd division, Is entitled to wear as an Individual decoration, the French Fourragere in the colors of the French Crolx de Guerre, greeu and has | red on his army uniform, on ac- WAS 87 YEARS OLD MONDAY, APfill 6 count of his presence with the organization on each of the occasion for which it was cited In Frenc orders of the army. When so wor the Fourragere must have supei Twenty cilies and lowns in Iowa , imposed Ihereon the distinctly will have the program in operation by April 15, according to Mr. Moyer. Among them will be schools In Humboldt, Dakota City, Des Moines, Spirit Lake, Waterloo, j Boone, the parochial schools in , Sioux City, and others. I mark 'Star and Indian head-23 crossed .muskets." MISS ELSIE MUNSON AND RICHARD MARSO MARRIED TUESDAY (Republican-Independent Nowg Service LIVERMORE—A pretty weddln took place on Tuesday morning April 7, at eight o'clock at Sacrei Heart church when Miss Elsi Munson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs cording to a press release from that Henry Munson became the bride place. He was given the rating of of Richard Marso, son of Mr. and yeoman, third class, upou his en- : Mrs. Mike Marso of St. Joe. Father RUTLAND MAN A NEW RECRUIT AT GREAT LAKES Kenneth S. Johnson, 30, of Rutland, Is the latest recruit from his home town to enter training at the United States Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Illinois, ac- listrnent there. ABOUT THE WEATHER (Owing to tbe poiiibilitr of giving •Id to w» annoy to w»r «»•», the United Stttoi Wuttwr Bureau fan forbidden 1U reporter* from giving to tne publlo tie record* of tC* office until wjreB U»y« «ttw ton *»T* zed. Toe roportt pnWirtwl in department of tt-U p»p«r will not contain the men dayi i to tfc» tt- .,;l!Se'cojnplrti report if we H in the put-—Bittor.) |,ocal Report The local weather man S. Brandsgard, Is absent from Humboldt at Ibis time and can not give bis report of local conditions. However, it will appear later. The weather has been very coo}. In fact we have bad fairly heavy several mornings. Qfte one of our better i*rmers came to town in tbj early feours complaining that be n»d tried to disc that nioratas aad fem&d. tfes frozen ground held nis disc up 011 tfee plowed field. So fee 6*4 Duhigg officiated at the ceremon and attendants were Miss Itlta Mar so, sister qf the groom, and Merle Munson, brother of the bride. For her wedding the bride wore a white satin door length gown and knee length veil held in place with pink carnations. She carried bouquet of pink carnations. Her bridesmaid wore a pink taffeta dress and wore pink carnations in her bair, and a matching bouquet. The groom and his attendant wore white boutonnleres.'Mrs. Munson wore a navy blue figured dress, and the groom's mother wore a navy blue dress. A wedding dinner wag held at the town half at noon for about thirty relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Marso will make their home in a trailer bouse near St. Joe. Tbeg room is engaged in trucking. Award In Peppy P^ter Contest at continued ppfr»!M0J!» after IUJB sun bad oad a cbjuuss to tfaa¥ at poppy spoASftred {heir poster ed cash p.'i?e« were award- chiJ4rei> Jft , Gladys FR. COSTELLO A PRIEST FOR FIFTY YEARS Observed Anniversary at Livermore Easter Sunday Father Maurice J. Costello of Llv- erraore quietly observed the 50th anniversary of his ordination into the Catholic priesthood on Easter Sunday. Father Costello spent long months during the past two years In Mercy hospital in Fort Dodge, suffering from the effects of a broken hip, but was able to return to his Livermore pastorate eome time ago. Father Costello was ordained into the Catholic priesthood by Archbishop Hennessy of Dubuque on April 5, 1892. Some time after his ordination he was sent to Emmets- bur as assistant to Father Smith In the conduct of the affairs of Assumption church. He remained In Emmetsbury for perhaps eight years but later was sent to Charter Oak, Iowa. This was some time before the St. Thomas church was built In Emmetsburg. At one time It was thought that Father Costello would be appointed pastor of the Emmetsburg parish established in 1905, but Father M. McNerney received the appointment and has served in that capacity ever since. ^t^^^i&i^ftfafr.^ ish-.-at, Livermore Father Costello built the fine church at that place and has since been its pastor. Father James Duhlgg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Duhigg of Emmetsburg, has for soma time been assisting Father Costollo at Livermore. (Ilepublican-Itidopondont Newn Service) BODK—Mrs. Jtobert Mcrrltt Is tho former Km Itrnmlstctter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hrandstctter 1 prl1 15> of Burlington, formerly of Bode. "°" " Her marriage to Mr. Merrltt took place Sunday afternoon, April 5, In the pnnionnjre of the Hum.boldt Mctliodlst cliurch. Tho couple Is lit home In Dodo. IS CHAIRMAN OF NAVY DRIVE FOR COUNTY Seek to Raise $700 in Humboldt County Rev., W. Clark Williams of Humboldt has been appointed chairman of the Navy Relief Society for Humboldt county that Is seeking to raise $700 which is this county's Quota. The nation at large is down for a total of $5,000',000 and Iowa's portion Is $125,000. Contributions are set to begin CATTLE FEEDERS TO HAVE TOUR AND MIDDAY MEETING MONDAY The Humboldt County Cattle Feeders Association will have a tour and mid-day meeting and lunch Monday, April 20. Present also will be cattle feeders from Wright, Webster and Pocahontaa counties. The tour will start at the W. H. Volberdlng farm at 9 o'clock Monday niornlng. The next stop will be the Henry P.itstlck farm north of Humboldt and the third stop before noon will be at the Hugh Edwards farm west of Humboldt. At noon the group will go to the Dining Hall in the Legion Building in Humboldt for a mid-day Rev. Williams has appointed local chairman in each community in the county, and the selections will be published In this week's Republican. Rev. Williams has the necessary material for the campaign and will distribute It shortly. B. B. Watson of the First National Hank of Humboldt Is treasurer for the campaign, and reports and proceeds of the various portions of the county will be mado to him. Also contributions can be left at cither of the Humboldt banks. It Is hoped to finish the drive by May 1. Some of the counties of the state are already over the top. The purpose of the drive Is to furnish emergency relief for the families of tho navy men throughout the country. Medical care, food and other contingencies due to the absence of men in service are to be provided. These will be given j through the offices of the Navy Relief Society. (Republican-Independent Now« Service) THOR—Mrs. Martha Knutson ob-. nerved her 87th birthday on Monday, April 6. She makes her home with Imf daughter here, Mrs. Andrew Onnerem. A few friends were entertained at a coffee party In Mrs. Kuutson's honor, Mrs. Knutsoii was the mother of 14 children, six of whom are living. They are Leo of Fort Dodge, George of Washington, Fred of Ryder, \orth Dakota, Carl of Makoti, North Dakota, Mrs. Emma Crouch of Algona and Mrs. Onner- em of Thor. She also has 32 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. H. D. A. STARTS ON FULL-TIME BASIS MAY 1 Miss Myrtle Hewitt, Home Demonstration Agent for Humboldt and Calhoun counties the paat few years, will start as Agent for this county on a full-time basis May 1. This will enable Miss Hewitt to spend more time with county women In?their Home Project work and with the 4-H girls of the county. Eunice Llckband In the now Home Demonstration Agent for Calhouu county. Sh<> has been In training with Miss Hewitt. The latter has also been training Maybelle Harslla, a graduate of Amea college, who has accepted the position as H. D. A. for Emmet and Dickinson counties. FIVE ORDERS FROM SIX INCH DISPLAY ADV. LAST WEEK The Kocher Hatchery carded a six-inch display adv,, in last week's Republican and received five orders >efore Sunday from customers who mentioned especially that they had seen the advertisement in the Ue- publisan. Also one of the orders was for 80'0 chicks. of the extension service at the Iowa Slate College at Ames will be In attendance at the tour and the meeting. He will discuss the cattle feeding problems and tho outlook for cattle feeders. Mr. fieres- ford has been in Humboldt before, nnd IH recognized ns a good upoak- er. Herman Aaborg of the Chicago Producers Commission Association also wil Ibe present. He will pre- Heut survey figures concerning the number of cuttle on feed. That As- | Boclatlon lias made a survey through the cornbelt. County Agent Clarence Powell tutoH the tour and meeting nro open to the general public. Anyone wishing to attend the luncheon Is askud to make reservations at tho local Farm Bureau office. TO DISTRIBUTE PLANS WED'Y Contacting Teachers For Contribution to Ambulance Fund All teachers In Humboldt county are being contacted at the present ime to contribute to the ambu- auce tund, according to Miss Anna Altinan, secretary of the Teachers' Bounty Council. Th« idea was alarled by the Calhoun county council, Miss Altma» tales. All teaehcers in the state ire being contacted by members of he council in t&elr respective counties. An ambulance will be hn(Mo h purchased wfeen the drive is over, W^T"** and will be * contribution by the SJJS-'Sgf"}' eachers 1 9 the state of Iowa. I*2!ft* f 5? fc .' £ MASTER MARINER OF FT, DODGE TALKED TO LOCAL HOTARIANS Dr. W. I?. Alton of Fort Dodge, master mariner, spoke to the Humboldt Rotarians Tuesday evening of last week. FAIR BOARD WH1 MEET SATURDAY TO SELECT CONCESSIONS Pr. AJton is a boat and has built some and fastest small . time he has a design, jter a boat that would «t into the mosquitQ class that he (s ta the to, I( wpu!4.ha,y# « speed ou toe ' 'cf torpedoes a ural Society will « fflftetiJ»« mm that fjlyg 9 r six 9mm te stwat, fiJKbty knots pr fcpur un,der pres,- carry gun. a«4 efljjld easily wreck short, it wauid be TNT *fid Of any stornj that 9W raf e4 acroif ^ ^cwaisui. He if t» tlje solutioa of tUe Two Former County Youths Now Serving Uncle Sam Two former county youths are now in Home branch of Uncle Sam's service. Merle Robert Eggleston, formerly of LuVerne, is serving his •country as a sullor. Ho joined the navy about October 13, 1940, and his present address is U. S. S. Tex, % Postmaster, box 18, New York City. Merle is the son of G". A. Eggleston, agent at the C. and N. W. railroad at LuVurue. Joseph K. Hanifau formerly of this community, was advanced from the rank of private first class to corporal, at Headquarters Co. 701st M. P. Bn. at Fort Snelllng, Minn. Sergeant Wonderly Home on Furlough (Republican-Independent New* Service) LIVERMORE — Sergeant Robert Wonderly of Panama City, Florida, spent last week at the home of bis parents, Mr. and Mrs, John Wonderly. Each Person Building One Will Furnish Own Materials Kyron Seymour, Humboldt public school Instructor, nnd In charge of the model airplane project I Humboldt county, states the firs plana will be distributed Wednes day, April 15. Ho gives the follow Ing rules: Any person niuy build one or iiiori) of tho model planoN. Kuch PIVNOII participating must furnish Ills own materials. Only lluiNc completed models Mill lio accepted that have puss(Ml (lie Inspection of the commit- tec. Anyone desiring- a- sot of model plane plans must apply In person (o the Humboldt county director, U. JI. Seymour, Itoum 21, Jlumboldt Public School Building. 1'luiis inuy be obtained from (lie director each school day from 1)00 to 2»00 and from 4 tOO to 5tOO ji. m,. plans will bo delivered at "(her limes by special appointment. Mr. Seymour states he received 20 sets of planes, and the following models were included: four U. S Navy models, the Curtiss, Martin Brewster and Grumraan. Four U. S. Army models, the Lockheed, Martin, Republic and 'onsolidated. A U. a. Commercial model, the Loockheed Lodestar; four German nodels the Messerscnmjtt, two Junkers models and a DorpJer. Wayne C, Watts is Graduated From Air Corps School Private Wayne C. Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Watts of near Rutland, has been graduated from the world's largest Air Corps Technical school at Sheppard Field. Texas, where he has been attending classes the past several months. Private Watts, attached to the 319th Technical School Squadron while In the school, was graduated April 3. Havlr.g undergon intensive training designed to give him a complete working knowledge of the batlle birds, he is now qualified as one of the eight specialists necessary to keep one plane In the air. Graduates of this technical course are eligible to be shipped to any tactical unit maintained by the Air Corps, a news report states. VALERIA HOFFMAN AND TRAFFORD SAUL WERE WED MONDAY Miss Valeria Hoffman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Hoffman of Dakota City and Trafford Saul of Ames, formerly of Humboldt, were married Monday morning, April 13, at St. 'Mary's Catholic church In • Humboldt. The bride, a former employe of the Jaqua Printing Company, has been employed in the REA office at Rockwell City. Mr. Saul Is associated with the highway office at Ames. A complete account of the wedding will appear In the Humboldt Republican. CONDITION OF PAUL ADAMS IS IMPROVING Recent reports from Los Ange- es, Caljf., state that the condition of Paul Adams Is Improving/Paul was Injured recently, when he was. accidentally shot In the chest. He s in a Los Angeles hospital. ' geles immediately following "Paul's accident, will return to her home n a few days. LETTERS WITH FREE POSTAGE ARRIVE HERE Several Humboldt residents, pa- •ents of youths who are In some branch of tho United States service, mve received their first letters ENROUTE TO A FUNERAL IN ILLINOIS Mrs. Bertha Newton And Daughter-in-Law Killed Friday Night Mrs. Bertha Newton, 67,,of Humboldt and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ralph Newton, 61, of near Humboldt, were killed and Ralph Newton was injured Friday night In an auto collision about five miles east of Rock Falls, Illinois. The party .was on Its way to Rock Falls to attend the funeral services of Charles Newton, uncle of Ralph Newton. Mrs. Bertha Newton The bodies of the two women were brought to Humboldt Sunday morning In the Ray Llndhart ambulance. Mr. Newton, who had received treatment^ for his injuries ' In a Sterling, Illinois, hospital, i turned to Humboldt with relative*? unday""afternoo,n^ . > ^ . -_l. JMti *" . . '•' •• •--,. i K tw'^T't *• "taT" *"""*'"** ^~ ri women wllf bis "held this PLANES (Continued on Page 9) Elect Eunice Ennis President of Club Miss Eunice Eunis was elected president of the Humboldt Business and Professional Women's Club at be annual meetllig held Thursday evening to the basement O f the Legion Building. Other officers elected were,: vice president, Mrs. Dorothy Nielsen; corresponding secretary, Miss tea recojd&e secretary, Miss Eunice Thompson and treasurer. Miss Dorothy Gr»n. Attending; th& diiu^r ajiui mggt- ing were 45 members of the club. Tfee Ftoftnca ~ >*|h* Following the dinner, th» business meeting w«? held, w(tl» the election Miss of officers vice iu charge o; eBt, and act- presldeut in the absence of dent Florence Holland. Toe club vote4 to buy » |25 de- feuge bojid. 4s rbi» was the aa- uuai mestln« yarjOM* WSmttlW reports vm «iv s », w%s tftkea cjre pJt. Pregldnat ^nig, ^^ ^ offi- pers will iae«$ soon a&d «$ffi%t tie l»l 4, tyKBfllt «! *>Mf» it**g* MlaB BniMlthif iBIiignn 1 ^ ^W^W* S"_iil 'fV&JIt ^3^V^R?9ir afternoon at two o'clock at Llndhart Funeral Chapel. Rer. Paul Williams will be In charge the services for Mrs. Bertha Newton, and Rev. C. A. Richards, retired Methodist, minister, will officiate at Mrs. Ralph Newton's rites. Burial will bo In Union cemelery. According to reports Ihe Ndwlons were traveling on highway number — -, _,_ . ..,..— „. 20, whichc orlgiutUiy wuiil Lhiough rom soldiers and sailors carrying sterling and Rock Falls. The high- no postage. Under a recent law 1'oetego on such letters is no longer required. EDNA LOUISE JENSEN MARRIED TO N,E, HYLAND SDNDAY Miss Edna Louise Jen sen of Mus- catlne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Jensen of Humboldt, was married to Nathaniel B. Hyland of Parkersburg, son of Mr.and Mrs. Z. R Hyland of Radcllffe oh Sunday. A complete account will be published In the Republican. way has been changed or extend, ed so the road does not pass through the towns, and the Newtons went right on, expecting to get to Rock Falls. About five miles east of Rock Falls, it is reported a car contain- - ing Rock Falls people came onto the pavement from a side road and collided with the Newton car, The. Rock Falls car was hit squarely on the side, it is said. Mrs, Bertha Newton was thrown out of the car ACCIDENT (Continued on Page Two) TEACHERS ATTEND COUNCIL MEETING AT LOCAL SCHOOLS A? Y Approximately 40 teachers attended a North Central district county council meeting held Saturday in the auditorium of the high school*In Hudboldt. Council mem- >ers from 17 counties in this dls- rict were present. Taking part tu the program were Supt. R. W. Newell of Emmetsburg, jresldent of the North Central Teachers Association, J. L. Davies, chairman of the Iowa State Teachers Association field service committee, H. H. Boyce, also of the alter group, and Dr.' Malcolm rice, president of the Teachers College at Cedar Falls. A noon dinner was served Coca Cola plant. YOUTHS ATTEND BASEBALL GAME IN FORT DODGE Several 4-H club and Future Farmer members of this county ' attended the White Sox-Cubs base- r ball game In Fort Dodge Thursday, " April 9, as guests of Vltamiited, Feed Company, Attending were Holland Feypld, Lloyd McBurney, Lyle ' Thomas McBurney, Robert Lowell Fevold, Dale Passpw, bert Moench, Manlui Billy Klrchboff, Leon Olson,: Olson, Ardell Feve and B. A. Weiss. They were 1 to Fort Podge by pat Vltaml?ed Feed Pea)er boldt. Before the game the entertained at 5 baby t at Hotel Wahkonsa. by SJlUers Cream, sweet Cream, Men With Dependents Apply For Training The local draft board olflse tales that man between the, ages f 18 and 15, wtp are deferred. |or ep$n<le&cy o»tyt can apply for fjesrs' candidate trainjsf ere«te.d an4 eligible ars» ajkad, t tfe§ b}caj tor further

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