The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on April 21, 1942 · Page 1
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Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 21, 1942
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VOLUME 75, NO. 48 HUMBOLDT, IOWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 1942 WHOLE NUMBEft 3,887 SUGAR QUOTAS Scenes Taken at Banquet for Basketball Teams '.Proclamation for I Clean-up Week | "The week of April 2? i« May ;2 Is hereby declared to IH> the ; official flcnn-np week for tho City of Humboldt and all citizens arc urged to concentrate their efforts In Mint week to 1m. prove (hn appearance of grounds and building's owner or occupied by .them In order that our City may be ns attractive as possible for the summer season. The city dumping ground (located n little north of high- nay No. 10 on the first street west of highway No. IflD) will be open every day, anil hauling service la available from several persons at reasonable rates." WILLIAM P. IfOUHEL, Mayor Receive f First and Second Ratings at Music Contest from the local public schools entered the pro-state con- The above pictures were taken during the basketball banquet given by theHumboldt and Dakota City Chamber of Commerce Monday evening, April 28 In the Legion Kulldlng In Ilumtioldfl. The top nlctupe shows a. portion of the crowd attending, the middle picture Is a view of tho table for basketball players and guests, and Uie •.bottom picture shown the versatile speaker, Glenn Cunningham of Cornell college, Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Report Passing of George Scully The Gllmore City Enterprise reports the passing of George Scully, former Gilmore merchant, at Waterloo Sunday, April 12. He was connected with the Hub store nt Gllmore City, HUMBOLDT NINE WINS OPENER FROM EAGLE GROVE--8 TO 5 The.Humboldt high school baseball team won its opening game ol the regular season from Eagle Grove/ at the latter place Friday afternoon, by a score of 8 to 5. The team had previously played two practice games, winning from Dakota City and losing to Fort Dodge. The game was costly, as Barney Green fractured u small bone in his foot, sliding Into second base In the first inning. Early last week McKltrlck was lost to the team when he suffered a splij; and dislocated finger on his right'.hand during practice. Eagje Grove will come to Hum- bold,t j;Friday for a game, to be called/at 4 P. M. Pitcher Gene Edge allowed only three hits and struck out 12 men; nevertheless he was in hot water most of the time because of wild pitching, be gave 11 bases on balls. For Humboldt BJornson and Edge A ll teachers of the Huiubold got two-baggers and Worthington j pu bi ic BC hoola with the exception test at Manson Saturday, April 11. The girls' sextet, composed of Garnette Skaugstad, Helen Ross, Donna Hoasoner, Arlene Iljornson, Doris Lindhart and Marjorle Crnin received a first rating. Alson receiving a first award were Jack Russell with,a bass solo, and Helen Ross with a contralto solo. These students will participate In the state contest, at Spencer the latter part of this month. Janice Laing with a saxophone solo and Velma Fanning with a clarinet solo, and the brass sextet obtained first ratings. Receiving second places were Phyllis Rlngs- borg with a-cornet, solo, Donna Nelson with a baritone solo and Phyllis Folk with i a sousaphone solo. " BOARD BUYS FREE ACTS FOR 1942 FAIR Dates Have Been Set For August 19, 20, 21 and 22 Members of the Huraboldt County Fair Board held a meeting Saturday night with representatives of free> act companies and pur-! chased free acts and concessions for the 1942 fair. This year the Williams and Lee Company of Minneapolis will furnish the entertainment at the Humboldt County Fair. The dates'hove been set as Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 19, 20, 21 and 22. This year for the first time In many years the last day of the fair will fall on Saturday. The board will try this to see of the last day crowds can be Increased. FINAL RITES FOR WILLIAM McCURRY RENWICK MONDAY MiRpnlilirnn.Independent Jfniva Service) j HKiNWICK—William McCui-y, 80, i a retired farmnr. wisher! n\vny nt ' the home of his son Howard Saturday noon, from the complications of old age. Final rites were held at the Howard McCnrry home Monday afternoon, and at the Methodist church in Uenwlck, with burial In the Ooldfield cemetery. Mr. McCurry had spent practically all his life In and around Renwick. He married the former Fan- WED IN NEVADA RAY 3. STRACHAN TO LEAVE THIS WEEK FOR WASH. Hay J. Strachan of Rutland will leave sometime the first of this week for Bremerton, Washington, where he haa accepted a position In the navy yard. Mr. Struclmn has been holding a closing out sale at his hardware store in Rutland. t •$$* '*^"g$ff ^^ FOR LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS THIS PERIOD The honor, roll for this period at he Humboldt public schools has been released, with the following students making the grade: Seniors: Joseph Weir, 93%; Cecil 'arsons, 91V4; Mary Garfield, 81%; Donna Reasoner, 91; Armada Carlon, 90%; and Ellen Mae Butler, 0%. Juniors: George Williams 94; ean Koppo, 92%; Elda Weiss, 1%; Pauline Thompson, 91%; Elaine Laursen, 91%; Helen Ross, 1; Phyllis Collins, 91; Sheila Jol- llffe, 90 4/6; Paula Schmidtke, 90%; Anna Belle Gocbenouer, 90. Sophomores: Frank Gotch, 93%; Marcla Tllsen, 92%; Junior Clark, 91 >4. Freshmen: Marilyn O'Connell, 90'/a; Delores Hanson, 95; Phillip Hanson. 94%; Marilyn Solbeck, 94%; Allco Christenaon, 94; Donna Knleriem, 91% ; Leonard Jacobaen, 90%; Glenn Tllton, 90. Missed by %% or leas, Howard Daggy, Arlene Klrchhoff and Lana Kngstrom. JOHN M. TOUR DIED SATURDAY LAST AT CONVALESCENT HOME John M. Tour passed away Sat- day last, April IS, at the Skaug- stad convalescent home in Humboldt, after a,n Illness of several days the result of a stroke he suffered two weeks ago. The funeral will be held Monday afternoon, April 20, at the Llndlmrt Funeral Home in Humboldt. Rev. W. Clark .. ,^ n . no iiiuiiicu nm lurmer rail- \triui-_, <• ,i ., , ,. „ nie McQnald. who preceded him | n | UIIIIams ° f «»e Humboldt Congre- deatb five years ago, and they took up housekeeping on the farm now occupied by Howard. Several years ago Mr. McCurry I retired, and he and his wife moved to a now house In Renwlck. They I lived there until Mrs. McCurry's death, and Mr. McCurry went to make his home with Howard and family. Surviving are two sons and a daughter, Mrs. A. R. (Pearl) Martin, who operates a drug store In Renwlck, Howard on the home place 2% miles south of Renwtck, j and Roy, who lives on the adjoining farm. Mlas Lavetta Broadwell' of Los Angeles, California, './daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burt Broadwell of Sauborn, N. p., was married to Mr. Clifford Thorson of Santa Monica Calif.,, son of Mr. and Mm. Oeto Thorsen of Humboldt. The ceremony took place Sunday, April 12, at Las Vegas, Nevada. Mrs. Thoreen is attending City College at Los Angeles, and will complete her course In June. Mr. Thorsen Is employed at the Doug- i las Aircraft plant in Santa Monica, j where the couple will make their home. DR. C. M. WOODARD APPOINTED HEAD OF DRIVE FOR COUNTY Dr. C. M. Woodard of Humboldt, has been appointed head of the dental drive for Humboldt county that It staged for the week of April 26. Governor George Wilson has Issued a-proclamation naming the week fr'om April 26 to May 2 for the drive.' This move came Into life because of the high percent of inductees Into mlllary service that failed to pass because of defective teeth. The drive: will call for the co-operation :0 £§W .health wirkers= such aa pub- •nc^iilr^^Mrlft^^o^er^ind+f^ill for all the citizen^ ' '"':,. It Is pointed out that the value of teeth is not recognized. While people with missing teeth are noticeable and the appearance without teeth Is undesirable, teeth have become to some extent a matter as much of appearance as use, in some quarters. Teeth, however, urge the dental operators, are an essential part of tho human body and without them no one could without ar- tlflcal aid perform tliu functions of i normal human being. It la said that eighty-five per WILL SIGN AT SCHOOLHO'SES APRIL 28 & 29 Consumers to Register During May 4,5,6 and 7 ** *. , Registration places for wholesalers, retailers and' Institutional and industrial users of sugar'have been established by the Humboldt County Rationing Board, . The group, Composed of Franklin Jaqua get underway again early in Aug-' as cna 'rman, Tjeran TJelle and Chapter Receives Yarn For Sweaters And Other Articles Members of the Production Committee of the Humboldt County Hod Cross Chapter have released the following article in regard for a new shipment of yarn: "We have received another shipment of yarn to be made up into sleeveless sweaters, wristlets, mufflers and helmets. We will not ration this out over the county as If was furnished the chapter without cost. "County production chairmen who have knitters are urged to get their supplies as needed. Humboldt knitters can get yarn directly from the Red Cross rooms. This is service knitting and accuracy and neatness are required. "Refugee sewing will probably ust." FATHER T, J, DAVERN IS VICAR-GENERAL SIOUX CITY DIOCESE John Iff. Tour gatlonal churchc In charge. The remains were Interred In Eltnwood Cemetery at Waterlo.o John Magnus Tour waa born December 27, 1S07 In Harlot, Sweden. He was a sou of John P. Tour and Chrlstena Johnson Tour. He grew to manhood In Sweden and was educated in the public schools there, from which he graduated before coming to America. His father was a tailor In Sweden and John worked with him during his youth and young manhood. He served a f,hree-year apprentice RELEASE HONOR ROLL AT DAKOTA CITY SCHOOLS On the junior honor roll ut the Dakota City public nchools for the past six weeks period are the following: Grace Lois Wallukalt, Ramoim Hair and Marjorle lOnnlH. Tho following arc on the senior i nearly nine million In buuuty par cent of the human ailments come He ; came/ to < ; American*., in 1881 and located In Stratford, Hamilton county. In 1S82 he located In Dea Molnes and stayed there for some time. Still later he moved to Fort Dodge where be clurked in a cloth- Ing store for four yearn. Still later he returned to Hamll- .ou county and located In Webster City where he operated a tailor shop. He came from Webster City to Humboldt in 1893—August 10. He opened a tailor shop here that he Otis Nelson, met Friday with local rationing officer Elindr Llttdhart and ' County Superintendent of Schools Frances Measer. 1]hose who fall Into that class of sugar users are required to register April 28 and 28. This does not apply to individual consumers, who will register May 4, 5, 6, and 7. ,,„„,„, _ T _. „ Retailers will register at the Father T. J. Davern, formerly of i llgh scnools and theb SU p m . lnt end- the Humboldt Catholic church, ; ents have been desigated as the later of Algona. and still later of "school site administrators", anrt Fort Dodge, where he Is Rt. Rev. ' also the "trade rationing advisors." Msgr., has been appointed Vicar Superintendents will select such members of their faculty as registrars as they feel will bo needed for the trade registration. It is said that sugar .sales will be halted at midnight April 27 to resume on about May 6 under the ration systems. After May 6 sugar can be purchased only upon presentation of .the sugar ration book for removal of coupons. Superintendents of the schools In this county who will handle the retailers' registration on April 28 and 29 are: , Raymond Hovey, Dakota City. D. P. Edwards, Qilmora Olty. Charles Hahn, Hardy. B. C. Holmes, Humboldt L. E. Coclirlll, Livermore. D. W. Fernau, Pioneer/* "' \" l ttAri-j ».«~,..i,i.-Li J i.ttti' !'..Ai>,Sii5» W. B. Raker,"'TJI W ,T B. O. Berkland, Bodt.3 K E, S. Wbcon, Bradgate. W. P. Truesdell, Ottosen. Members of the Humboldt Coun- through the mouth. Tracing back conducted for many years. At times his . was BO large that ho it IB found that only twenty-five ! employed from eight to twelve ! tailors. In fact his work was so satisfactory that many men in this per cent of the people receive adequate dental service. More, less money ia spent on teeth and their sectlon of Iow " <""»" to Humboldt care than on liny other equally Im- j . t ?,.. l .'^ ve Mr Tour bullci thelr when the ready-tnade clothes ao largely supplanted made- lo-order man's clothus, Mr. Tour MHgT. T. J. Daveru General of the Sioux City Dloces by Bishop Edmund Heelan. During an ty Rationing Board will meet with, absence of Bishop Heelan from the the superintendents at 4 o'clock diocese Msgr.Davern will officiate, j Thursday afternoon, April 83, at It will be remembered that the ' the''cdurthouse in Dakota City, to then Father Davern came to Hum- discuss the registration, boldt to his first pastorate and built the church and school here. Later he was called to Algona, and still! later back to Fort Dodge where he had formerly been In a subordinate position. Now his appoint mcnt to this additional honor will bo received with npproval by his former friends here. Ijortaut portion of the human body. Wo ae a people spend nearly seventy million dollars for alcoholic beverages, more clothes. Later than thirty- three million dolhu-B on tobacco, j wcilt lnto tlle employment of the seventeen million on soft drinks. C ' J - Wnlle Clothing Co., and Btlll twelve million on toilet articles. , luter worke <l '°'' the Leuthold- Company, uud since then has of the Lane * **w 4<iJituniiJ£ t*I U IJI1 lilt] nuilliJl t ni-u t i/ i* t»( v; »>inii"i» ii« >«v.v»wi.j t . »• high honor roll: Lila Maassun, Hut- j lorn, fifty-two million on education, ; "-' eu '" tllu °»«l»oy ty Doty and Ruth Euuls. land only oif,-ht million on our teeth. | Uo »'»>B Company. All But Two Teachers Return Contracts to Local Public School Board for Coming Year cracked out a triple. ABOUT THE WEATHER (0»lo« to tie pqi»ibUity at giving UO M tt« oosmy in »M immi, tt» UnltM 8t*(«* W»*tlwr Barota bw fotblodtn It* r«port»r» from gtving to tbi public tilt records of ut office mittl iev«u d*rt »ft«r tt«y b»y* occurred. The report* publiiied In tbli a«P*rtioeBt of tU* p»p« will thetefort, not conUln tt« »»ven duri report ImmodiaUJy pnriesi to UM 6- »ut. Hawivtr, except for otlsc nvtu dtyt Tlttt, tbe report* will be can•**--• in to* '^tnjtjg,*^ *«a.>*^> put, u« tt *itt ta promt to and And still it is. for the ti&t if gaoled seed does not rot iiptbe ground. It is or will be better iit oue warm weather does not 'come until the threat of frost has departed, for by that time »un- EDmet'itfl.d rain will w>»*« ug for « backycard stork*. That is, i| we get thim, i BoIiiL damn of the Misses D^tris Patterson an Ktuei Strueben, ^turned their con tracts to the schobl board by Apr! 15, in accordance with the new con tinuiug. contract law. It is possible during the summer other members of the faculty may be offered better positions elsewhere, and in that case they will appe&! to tli'c loc»l ocuoul bum 4 and the matter of releasing them rests with that body. Miss Patterson, of Fonda, has been the physical education teacher the past year.. She will attend the University ol Jowa the .corning year, to work on her Master's Degree. Miss Struebeu will be associated with St. Luke's hospital at Davenport. instructor* The instructors who returned their contracts, au4 Uieir address and tbe subject taught, follow: P. C. Holmes, superintendent, Hiuuboldt. Catherine Osia, principal, tnatl), Hiunboldt. 418* M- 41*94% ftOn«al train- Jtug aa4 Bngliah, D*w«tt, commereJal. sixth, lie speech .Humboldt. U. L. Brayton, vocational agriculture, Humboldt. K. L. Brayton, vocational agriculture, Humobldt. Frances Merritt, vocational homemaking, Eldora. Alma B. Johnson, mathematics, Humboldt. Iina Cherabers, law and Humboldt. FORMER RESIDENT OP HUMBOLDT DIES AT WOODWARD Pauline Maasdam, 12, daughter of Leonard Maasdam of near Rolfe, died at the hospital ia Woodward, Iowa, Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Sho ha4 beuj in the hospital only tt few day?. Fuueral Mrs. K. J. Smith, English and services were held Monday, April 20, at the Maasdam home at Rolfe, and at 2:15 o'clock at the Lindhart Funeral Chapel 1 B Humboldt. Burls' was at Union cemetery with the social science, Humboldt. Margaret Taylor, principal and social studies, Jolley. Byron Seymour, arithmetic, Humboldt. K. 0. Porter, English and science, Jamestown, N. Mellon, Kindergarten, ires ton. Florence Householder, firtjt grade, Lofterock. Florence Sfejlingwerf, first and second, Maurice. Eva Mae Prteden, second, Leofla L- Larson, third, Dayton. Katherlun Wtlllatoij, fourth. fifth, and si^th, Beulah GUmor? City. Nesheiw, PLAGE 120 ADULT BASS IN PONDS IN WEST HUMBGLDT Conservation Officer Paul Leav- ertou states 120 bass have been placed iA ike bios pouJo Ut WOSt Humboldt, and everything 4s in readiness for the egg-laying season. Tbe nests are prepared, he states. The water will have to 65 degrees before the bass start to He was united in marriage to > Miss Bertha K. Bird of Parkers. burg, iowu, Sept. 19, 1898. To (hum two children wure born. They jure Hurry Tour now of Morris, •; Tennessee, and Helen 'lour, now Mrs. Huluii Tour McNuill of Callr- , orniu. Mrs. Tour pasatd away In i 1U2 J. I John M. Tour was one of I leading uplifts of Humboldt j nearly fifty yearn. Ho will j fi«eply missed. Members of Luther League to Appear on Program May .1-3 ANTON HOFFMANN PASSED AWAY AFTER SERIOUS ILLNESS Anton Hoffmann 'passed away at his home In Dakota City Sunday morning at 7 o'clock, following a lingering illness with Brlght'a disease. He had passed his 65th birthday on April 2 of this year, Funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 9:30 at St. Mary's Catholic church, with Rev, The three day Iowa District Luther League convention will be held at Forest City May 1 to 3. A | Kr . Joaepn Fiupatrtck ,„ charge . number of Eagle drove Circuit Dlroct , BB tllc arrsngotncats wm b(? league member* will participate in tl)e Un(lnm Fllnm . al Home , Bur ! program. Among these are > , e , wll , he ,„ Bt- M .„ cemeterj the RuKiihild EndalU of Humboldt, In- i Mr. Hoffmann was horn In Car, ., . , „ „,. an. iiuiiiimiiii vraa uuui 114 vnr- Boborg NeBheim of Thor, a Hum- ro ,, Iow .„„ Wft8 m8ri . led to the boldt public school teacher, and ! ._...'.. „...„... *V , ...,.- *_ teacher, and ; (01 . |nei , Eagle Clrovo, Hake the for be public school "them from and Down. They will take part in tho panel Hev. »; 'IH» ? ilU »T'' S? P u " combti ls[ aud Mrs. Trafford Saul president of the Eagle Grove cir- 1 0( p v0cl { We j 1 Othilia Neppel, who sur- i vives him, with tbo following sons j and daughters: Herman of Dakota ; City, Miss Tlllle Hoffmann of ton, Iowa, Joseph and Mrs. TBACKSTERS WIN TWO EVENTS AT RELAYS FRIDAY Tracksters of the local high scliuol wutt two ufuuta at lllB au- uuul Pocahoutas relays held at that I cult. The headquarters for tho convention will be the recently dedicated Immaiiuel Lutheran church at Forest City, witjh Rev. IS. C. Beiu- ei'Btou as pastor. (Valeria) City. A complete obituary will be pubt llshed later. lay the eggs. Bev. McDowell of West Bend in charge. Pauline was born June 23, 1929 at Humboldt. Her mother passed away January & 3,941. .Surviving "are? her father, and a brother, ppn of Cblllicotbe, Mo., and a sitter, Mrs. Jeannette Weaver of »ear ~ RoWe, WILL S?4GE Pr. Lesley wUl shortly jiegttt a ss4ea of weekly * won't be lid svl4»ty# J Jjui tbe wen wiU soon |e sjkiltfuj W 4 ten a t wteldifl* Bfd Cross fea^ge* aa4 ftdfcesiYe tape. T ^^^ «f» are enToJled in Dr. • place Friday of last week. Coach Walter Crissey accompanied bis The water will have to be boys there. Humboldt won first in the* two mile relay, time 9:05.1, with Kelly Nielsen, Don WliHUesay, Dale Van Houteu aud Don Leavertou running in that event. They also won first in tbe medley relay, 7:16, with Van Houton, (BfipuWi«n-Ju(ii>|)t>Dafjiu Mown Sorrtco) Nielsen, Leavrton, and George Wil- QJLMORE CITY—On Saturday , llama participating. ' morning April llth at ten o'clock' Humboldt won second in tbe 880 In the Shrine of the Little Flower »' ela J r ,v tjw event in whlcb JeKer- were Jim Grain, Yerao« MISS INEZ KIRBY AND JOHN FOX WED APRIL UTH at Chicago an impressive , we44wg took plac« when Miss I«e? N yby t CUjrke Hubbard q| Chicago, daughter of Mrs. Hams. I. FRANK KING DIED OF HEART ATTACK AT FORT DODGE The Independent has the news but not the particulars of tbe death of Frank King, which reportedly occurred ii» Fort "Dodge early Sua-, day morning. Mr. King's deatb Quoted by was said to be due to a heart attack. Funeral services will be held at one o'clock this (Tuesday) afternoon at tbe Skaugstad Funeral The editor of the Jteimlcfc Time* had some special potatoes for dtu-« uer recently, When Henry singer had his garden plowed urday be picked UP a pailfu nice spuds, that had been when he dug them up Jaet fall. potatoes were \u excellent tjou, the editor states, an4 hs^ been LOCAL MARKETS Cream, Oreain, Ko, \ No. Home and at '|:30 at tog in Woolvtock. . A pastor from tbe Margaret Kirby of Gilmoru City, i Tbe locals placed fourth in tbe so, wltb tbo Rev. Pascbal C. Baicr mils relay, wltu Ru^w Mlcfet-JiQii, was married to Johu Fox of Cbicft- Joe Weir, Sugene Lenaon and Do»- offjeJaUng at Uie ttupjUal.high^mjasii- and Wll- lattw P 1 ? 06 w ^l officiate. ilr. King is. suryivea Oy A Quoted by gutter, retail Quoiwl by S!«"!E I r 5*», Jl» ta^ bride wag given in marriage Jacobson aho placed second in (be by ber eldest brother Frank Uirby > broart Jump. "' "" ~ ' u *" Tto tr»ck UJW8 wUt go tftOnr- {04 tbjl» Friday for « dual w& II' Ol City, uud her sister, on Pace Two) •Mason Cltv jpwww» ^f^^ EarJ of Hurnbgldt, and a daugUter, , Mrs. John Jensen of near Mrs, Httffl- two Fwtber eo In a ,«4ij,ton, w'JJL scbqol ,

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