The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on April 28, 1942 · Page 1
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The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa · Page 1

Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 28, 1942
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HtrMBOLDT, IOWA;W«JSDAY, APRIL 2s, 1942 -v F ^ ^^^ ^^ _ ^ : - - - - _\;: _ .. . TTJrwijJBi JHUJMU JSK 3,888 IRST SUGAR REGISTRATION THIS WEEK for '•"" '""I ir TH ir r •. County Youths Leave Induction Center Thursday PAPERS NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE NUMBER • / Can Release Nantes of Draftees And Date of,Departure Several Humboltlt county registrants will leave Humboldt for an induction center Thursday, April 30. Through a recent ruling, the newspapers are allowed to give the names and the date of their departure, but are not allowed to give the number going. Included In this group are the Knary twins of Lu- Verne. The following will leave Thursday: Barret Toni]iklii8 of Hum- Ijoldf, aged 22. -.Heeler Knary of LuVcrno, Victor Knary of LuVcrnc, 81. JMerle Meyer, Humboldt, 88. Kiisscll Knutzeii, Thpr, 25. Lawrence Kuchmist, lludg-cr, 25. Trufford Saul, Jlumboldl, 81. Bale Sarssfurd, Llverrnore, 25. Glenn Toflobcrg, Bode, 25. Ingerem Hanson, Eagle Grove, 84. N , 'Benjamin Kropf, Humboldt ENTERED STATE SPELLING CONTEST AT DBS MOINES r ^^ >B ^^^^ii?ipr^ T .Walter Lehman, Hum,bold«,' •24. lloyd Stevenson, Hardy, 28. Kennlt Thompson, H urn bold J, 28. Carl Anderson, Dakota City, 31. Clifford Itobb of Waseca, Minnesota, 26. (transfer.) HUMBOLDT TRACKMEN WIN TRIANGULAR MEET AT CLARION Track men of the Humboldt high school won the triangular meet at Clarion Friday, with Mason City •awarded second place. Locals tallied 74 points to Mason City's 61 aud Clarion's 46. Events and those placing are; 120-yard hurdles won by Clifford Rice of Mason City, with. Vernon Nyby of Huraboldt second and Roger Mlckelson of Humboldt third. Time :18.2. 100-yard dash won by Paul Barland of Mason City, with Clark Hubbard of Humboldt second, and Glenn Walden of Clarion third. Time, :11.1. ,Mile run, won by Dale Van Hou- teh of Humboldt, Howard Daggy of ; Humboldt second and Malcom Gore 5>of .Mason City third. Time, 5:09. X Half mile relay won by Mason iCIty, Humboldt second, Clario • third. Time, 1:43. 440-yard dash won by DDL Qangestad of Clarion, Clint Morp 3<lgiir Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. linos Hanson of Huiuholdf, was his county's representative In the )es Molnes Register and Tribune veiling bee held at DCS Molncs Saturday. A girl from Hltenmn won the contest and was awarded a trip to the national contest at Washington, D. C. Edgar was ac- companled to Des Molnes by his Instructor, Miss K. Gay Porter. MISS Miss Ida Shellenberger of Hum boldt, retired teacher, observed her 32nd birthday Saturday, April 25 l)ut owing to her weak condition the day was spent without a celebration. Miss Shellenberger la the last surviving charter member of the "lhautauqua Circle, oldest study club In Humboldt county, which was organized In 1883. The club la still active. She has been unable in reclut years to attend the weekly sessions, having suffered a stroke five years ago. She Is cared for In the home of Mrs. Ben McGee. Small Daughter of Howard Morse Suffers Fractured Leg Beverly, three year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Morse, who lives south of Unique, suffered a fracture of the large bone in her left leg Sunday afternoon while at play at her home. She was given aid by a Humboldt pbjalcian. Her leg was put Into a cast, and she is recuperating at her home. DESIGNATE SALVAGE FOR VICTORY DAYS i Want Scrap Metah And Rubber Placed in Trade Channels .County-wide "Salvage for Victory" days have boon designated as Wednesday and Thursday, April 29 and 30, according to the Humboldt County Salvage committee. On these days all farmers and other persons having scrap metal and rubber about their premises are asked to deliver the articles to a scrap dealer, or contact the town chairmen and make arrangements to have the scrap called for. Musy Time It Is a fact that this Is one of the busiest times of the year for the farmer, but the government still needs unlimited quantities of scrap metal and rubber for ammunition, tanks, planes, ships 'and guns. .. This .is just one more method for the farmer to help his country win this war; the slogan for this drive is "Your Scrap will Help Sqrap the Axis." Arrangements are now being ,(d whereby county-wide rj£ : Of*'papei>fwaVtaKff^U|Ce the%eek of May 11. Rural schools will serve as assembling places for residents of the area to deliver newspapers, magazines and cardboard, according to the committee. Boy Scout organizations will reach every %ome In towns. Proceeds of the paper drive will go to the Junior Red Cross, War Relief Fund and Boy Scout benefit. Committee members state that 'many homes In the county already have relatives In the army, navy, narlnes or air corps. Many more will have before the duration. Your scrap may have little cash value >ut will help materially In provjd- ng the necessary equipment for )ur armed forces." Homer BJorn- on of Humboldt Is.county chair- nan. Town chaUrtnen througout the ounty are: Humboldt, H. A. Gunderson. Thor, Leonard Anderson. Bradgate,'Nathan Bradburn. Rutland, Jack McDonald. Dakota City, Verne Schultz. Renwick, H. D. Black. Hardy, W. H. Pannell. Bode, Art Gray. Pioneer, G. B. \Jraham, Gilmore City, Alfred Mess. Llvermore, Harry Zigrang. ORDERS JOB WORK FROM HOME OFFICE FOR NEW FIRM The following order was received at the office of the Humboldt Republican and Independent last week, and Is self-explanatory: Jaqua Printing Co., Humboldt, Iowa Gentlemon: We have moved to Humboldt and all things being equal I suppose that we should patronize home industry. You made some very nice letter'heads entitled "Thomas Farms" hence this order. Will you kindly make up 100 payroll sheets like thn enclosed. Also 500 envelopes of the size encolsed. Also 1000 letter heads similar to this letter bsad. . We would like to have you use the same grade of paper that you used In the "Thomas Farms" stationery. If you do uot have a record of the paper used phone 152 there at Humboldt and ask Helene Baardson . who will answer the phone, to bring up a sample of the "Thomas Farms" stationery. Send the stationery and invoice to us here at Sturgeon Bay, Wls.' Yours Truly, Union Construction Co., By D. E. Thomas. Gilmore City Team is Judging Winner Four youths from (Jllmflre City high school won (he minim! livestock in «"',?°!,', U ' s<n , n<s . aro left to rl(rllt ' Fr " nk Slefert, Glenn Sorcn mm n. i. (..anipbell as the coach. The contest had entrants from nesota and South Dakota. A tofcil of 15 tomns entwert, and each es oi llu'slock judged were horses, bw-f catllo, hogs and sheep. Judging contest at Sioux Cttr Anril en, Erne.t llimler-and .£ K four states, Iowa, l»d four ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE OF BEVERLY WATTS Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Watts of Livermore announce the marriage of their daughter Beverly Yvonne to Vincent J. Dinges of Santa Monica, Calif:, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. W Dinges of Carroll, Iowa. The wedding took place at St. Clements church i n Venice, Calif., on Saturday, April 18. The bride formerly worked at the Charm Shop In Humboldt. She Is now employed in California. TRACK ' (Continued on page 3) ABOUT THE WEATHER Seniors Score Hit in Play Thursday Evening (By Miss Margaret Taylor) A large and attentive audienc enjoyed the play, "New Fires," given by the senior clas of the local high school in th school auditorium Thursday even ing. The play, under the direction of Gills Barber, was well cast and each member played his part well making an interesting and delight fill entertainment, The plot involve4 the Santrys: a typical city family that lacked purpose and direction. The play was concerned with ingociila'ting the iamjly with the idea that each must work an4 have a purpose ia life. Jaefc Plckerspg .as Mr. Santry, a writer, set about to make each Of ftte teally prove hi* He moved them to a farm left t? Wm by a, rugged »Wls, The,njtrt WW "_ PfejrtM* CSri*$*aa«tt as Luclada parts well. Gordon Johnson, as Billy and Donna Nelson as Phyllis, younger brother and sister combination, struck a responsive note because they represented the typical brother, and sister team. They added snap and enthusiasm to the play. Huuioruuu Angle* Tb» farm hand and his son, sid Sperry »»4 Jerry, pteyf.4 by Cecil Parsons an4 Pale Van Pouten were Well done—and gave aildea humor. Olive's illness an* attendance o| Or. Lyan qray, Rpn 8 l4 Maaasen— d its effects. Mary M»rsl»aH, a neighbor girl, plays4 by Inez Fevol4, cfme t|ow«i with the scarlet fever at the Santry's. The pertod of ijuarantlae served to Uajfea the e»peci«Uy »i»ce Dr. Qr«y bj^ to Employment Service Representative to be in Humboldt Harold Reed will be In Humboldt each Thursday, as a representative of the Iowa Employment Ser,vice and Unemployment Compensation office. He will have bis headquarters in the assembly room at the courthouse at Dakota City. He Is asking people to contact him preferably in the mornings. This service office formerly headquartered at Algona; It has been transferred to Fort Dodge. FEDERAL PRISONERS SENTENCED AT CEDAR RAPIDS FRIDAY ;Four federal prisoners, taken frtom the Humboldt county jail at Dakota City were sentenced Friday by Judge Scott, at Cedar Rapids. Ellsworth Bredlow, 25, and his brother Merle, 22, both of near Clear Lake, were sentenced to six months each In Jail after pleading guilty to charges of violating the selective service act. Both claimed, in DeVere Hanes of Huraboldt was sentenced to a year and a day for violation of the Mann act, and Leonard Prlmont was given six nonthe for car theft. Corolla Lonning Hostess at an Announcement Party Miss Corrolla Lonning, daughter f Mr. aud Mrs. E. E. Lonning of Phor was hostess to eleven guests t an announcement party at the olonlal Room of the Humota Cof- je Shoppe In Humboldt Friday venlng. June 7 was revealed as le date of Miss Lonnlng's ap- roachlng marriage to Edward MRS. MARY NAUGLE PASSED AWAY AT A CHEROKEE HOSPITAL Mrs. Mary Naugle, 74, of Hum boldi, passed away Thursday even- Ing, April 23, at a hospital In Cherokee, after a short Illness. Death was said to be due to a cerebral hemorrhage, Funeral services will be held Tuesday (this) afternoon at two o'clock at the lilndhart Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Walter Breaw of the Metho, let church in charge. Burial will was born to MypbJ- yn Levls and Lucinda McCurdy L,evls on July 14, 1867 in Tama county, Iowa. She was married when she was 19 years old, and came to Humboldt In 1900. She md made Humboldt her home since hat time with the exception of hree years spent at Rlppey. Surviving Mrs. Naugle are a daughter, Mrs. Orover (Mable) Stone of Walla Walla, Washington aud a son Walter of Montrose Calif., also two grandchildren. GARDEN CLUB TO AWARD PRIZES IN BIRDHOUSE PROJECT Members of the Humboldt Garden Club will award prizes to the Boy Scouts In the bluebird and wren blrdhouse project Monday evening, April 27 at the scout meeting. Several blrdhouses were built by the scouts, and Judged by local people. The houses were on display for several days In the window ofithe Iowa Public Service office. Mrtj. £>eqrge Blcknell was f*hn1t*mfiM * A# ~Yli*>f «...«i_A*. ll * '* .*»« VMO uMjcuira uirdhouse QITI" Slon first prize was won by'Don Temporarily With Telephone Crew Chance Williams of Des Moincs ! is working in Humbojdt temporarily with C. E. White's Northwestern Bell Telephone Company j crew, Mr. William* and Miss Ben- I Ha Kopriva of Pocahontas We! married Saturday morning, April 18, at St. John's Recorty In Des Molnes. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank 0, Kopriva of Po- cabontas. nd Mrs. Lea Henderson of Hum- oldt. Luncheon was served upon the arrival of the guests. A large floral centerpiece and two small ones were used. Ribbon streamers were attached to the place cards, and a small flower held the announcement card. Rook was played during the evening with prizes awarded to Alice Born and Shirley Porter. Miss Lonning is a graduate of the Humboldt high school and at pros- j eat Is an Instructor In Norway district 3. . i Eagle Grove Won Baseball Game From Locals Friday The Eagle Grove high school baseball team won a game from Humboldt Friday, 9 to 1, behind the two hit pitching of Smith. The game was played at Humboldt. Edge, Humboldt pitcher, received poor support from his teammates. The EagletB garnered 11 hits, and Smith struck eight Humboldt boys out. Edge struck out 10 Eagle Grove men. Humboldt and Rutland will tangle at Rutland Friday afternoon. Pheasant Shooters Fined by Two alleged hunters were apprehended shooting pheasants near Cedar Falls last week, and were fined $200 and costs each. The birds that they were shooting were nesting. St. Mary's Students to Present Two Entertainments Students of St. Mary's school In Humboldt are preparing for two eiiUi luiiiiHunis which will be presented in that school auditorium. A musical will be presented Friday evening, May I, at 8 as o'clock, and the senior class play, "You Can't Fool Grandma" will be presented Friday evening, May 8 at 8:16 o'clock. f- -— «•• " *••* »T »u uf mjwu WoFarland, with 1 second going \o *oger Looney. In the wren blrd- loiise division Jerry Westerbeck won first prize and Dean Skaugstad won second, First prize winners will receive 1 in defense stamps, and those vlnnlng second place will get 60o n 'defense stamps. All other entries will be given 25c In defense Stamps as entry prizes. SIGN UP AT SCHOOLS IN THIS COUNTY Registrants Must Furnish Information on Sugar Consumption The Hurnboidt County Rationing board has released the following! All persons who use sugar for other than retail or whole-sale are required to register ApWl 28th,. and 29th, at the various high school buildings in the county. Reglstra-. tion hours at the Humboldt public school will be from 8 A. Mi, to 12' noon, and from 1 P. M. to 6 Pi M. Superintendents of other school* should be contacted to find out the time in their particular district. This will Include all persona who operate restaurants, bakeries or; any other business where sugar is used in the business and will in- • elude persons who do baking ut home for resale. Such persons will hove to bo able to furnish at the time of registration their sugar consumption during the year 1941, or each month for each of the following: -^ 1. Meals, or food services. 2. Bread. ' 8. Other bakery products. 4. Cereal products, batters, mixes. . 5. Confectionery, candy, chocolate, chewing grum, cocoa. 0. Ico cream, Ices, sherbets, frozen custards.. .-',..-,.•. 7. Other dairy products, condensed milk, cheese, etc. 8. Preserves, 'jams, jellies, fruits, butters. 9. Production of .bottled bor- erases; flavoring extracts and syrups. 10. Specialties, dessert* j pad- Leaverton to Speak at Stag Party at Rolfe This Evening ,Paul Leaverton, local conservation officer, will be the speaker at a stag party given by Pilot Lodge No,, 487, A. F, and A, M. In the JVJa* sonic hall at Rolfe this (Tuesday) evening. Leaverton will illustrate his talk with films showing stock- Ing of fish and wild game. RAY DRESBACK INJURED IN FARM ACCIDENT Ray Oresback, who Is employed on the Ed. Strachan farm near lumboldt, suffered a mangled right hand Friday afternoon in a farm accident. Mr. Dresback's hand'wan accidentally caught in & lime spreader. He received medical al from a Humboldt physician and wa later taken to the Lutheran hospit al at Fort Dodge. One finger wa amputated, and it may be necessar to amputate others. Paul Strachai suffered a finger injury in th same accident. Mr. Ores back Is a son of Mr. and Mrs, Charles Presback of Dakoti City. Will Hold Hearing at City Hall May 20 — Curb-Gutter the asgessment may be pal4 la, ftliBieftt ? pmte **'<?*» aop e* < Uw cost of Hpwever, for those who like aew curb ana gutter, the mgsf to- that ww to ths best Um 4ft it, vD« A WP4 end before i$ £ ^wn tfi put the intention of the council te sur face these streets 4w to geyerpjReftt not be y«»r. Hg else ttaM that tmpr«V«4 but feir Urn fl»y m, ibtffli mmsi luff, soaps, tomato MM**. • 11. Nonfood product*! drmfi and medicines, goaps, tobacco, Insecticides, adheshes, leather. A person or organization regls- erlng for this class should be able o furnish the above Information to sugar consumption for the arlous Items listed during each month of 1941, . ; Retailers will be required to state the gross sales of all meats, groceries, fruits and vegetables, otc,, for the week ending April 25, 1948, or for the week ending the closest to that date that the store has'been in operation, and the retailer will also bo required to furnish the amount of sugar delivered to the retailer and accepted by him during the month of November, 1941. This Information must be In the possession of the retailer'at the time he registers, to be furnished to the registrars. Wholesalers will be required to state the average size of deliveries of sugar on or about December 1, 1941, ihat is, the quantities In which the wholesaler usually takes deliveries. The wholesaler will also be required to state the quan- :lty of sugar delivered to and accepted by the registering unit dur- ng 1941. This Information must is in possession of the wholesaler at the time of registration.' Consumers will register ou May 4, 5, 6, aud 7th. Any .member of the family can register for the en- lire family. Any person., having; sugar on hand at the time of the registration, must register and dla- clpse the amount of sugar on band in pounds. If a person does not register or have someone register for him at the registration May 6th, he may not be able to secure a sugar rationing card when the sup. ply of sugar on hand U used up. Consumers, will register at the following BQhpolhpu&e, - Hi! • SUGAK (Continued <m Ptf> g) \ ^HH'IH 1W' fef Millers fredj^ V^

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