The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on May 5, 1942 · Page 1
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Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 5, 1942
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f OLUME .76, Nd, 50 HUMBOLDf, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY S, 1042 WHOLE tf Mffifife 3,889 TO BE HIGHER IV YEAR 1942 u \6 1 e ,bo Kiddies Enjoying Drinking Milk at School w./r ' t.. ..•:••. . • , , . r . f, The Hnmboldt pnldlc schools arc participating' In the penny,milk program. Every school day the stii- '* «ents get a half pint of milk for a penny, tiic difference to be inmlc up by the* federal government. The f, • above plclnre was taken Ijy Byron Seymour, public schools Instructor, and It shows several klndergar- f -5,ten children enjoying their milk. The children are, left to right around the table, Marilyn Marcellus, ^f-Marllyn 8orllen, Beverly Klein, Beverly Nelson, Patty Herrlck andLnrry Bucluun. MUSICIANS RECEIVE FIRST AND SECOND RATING AT SPENCER -;MUsicians ot the various schools in Humboldt county.' participated in, the state music contest held ', Thursday and Friday at Spencer, for this particular section "ot Iowa. ij,< First arid second ratings were glv- ^en, and'the schools tell into AA, A, CVs.or D groups, 1 according to ^""Results »nnounce<iiar Thursday's ' • \ Contralto solo (B, C,' D^schools) j*He!en- ROBS of Humboldt, 2. Piano solo, (B, C, D,) Valhorg of Bode 1. •'Bass solo, (B, C, D,) Jack Rus- ,8ell of Humboldt 2, and Merwln iMaurer of Renwick, 2. , Rriday's result: Girls' sextet from Humboldt, 1. Baritone euphonium solo, Phyllis Surby of LuVerne, 2. Tenor saxophone solo, Janice Lalng of Humboldt, 2, ' French horn solo, (Class B, C, D), Barbara Wolf of LuVerne, 1. Share drum solo (class national honors) Romo Rapp of Humboldt, 1. Saxophone quartet (Clans B, C, D,) LuVerne, 1. , Brass sextet, (Class B, C, D,) Humboldt 2. Flute solo (B, C. D.) Thelma Swanson of LuVerne, 2. Trombone solo (B, C, D,) Burwell Hamm of Llvenvore, 2, TO GIVE CLOSING EXERCISES FOR NURSING -CLASS The closing exercises for the Pioneer home nursing class will be given on Thursday evening, May 7 at 8 o'clock at the Pioneer public school, and the event is open to the public, The program committee is composed, of/Mrs. McLaugh- lln, Miss Collins and 'Mrs;. Jennings, and 'an interesting program Is planned. The nursing classes have been held for the past six weeks at the town hall with Mrs. Dwight Fernau, R. f N.7 as ^Instructor. She has been RELEASE SECTIONAL BASEBALL PAIRINGS FOR COUNTY TOWNS The Iowa Hlg>b School Athletic Association has released the sectional baseball pairings. Several towns in Humboldt county will send representatives from their high schools. At Bradgate, Bode plays Rutland Thursday, May 7, at 13:30 P. M-; Bradgate vs Rolfe at 6:00 P. M. and Gilmore City vs Ottosen at 3:00 p. M- Hunjboldt plays I^uVerne-et 3:30 p. M., also on Thursday, Tbe following games will be played at Eagle Grove on Thursday: Eagle Grove ys Webster City at §400 P. M.; Q»H rs Veroon town^ «hlp at 12:30 P. M.; Goldfield vs Thor at 2;QO p. M. and Renwick vs B,QW»n »» 8:30 P. M. ABOUT THE WEATHER •and" the both instructive and Interesting. Mrs. John Meyer, Tftr's; Perry Morse and Mrs. Frank Oberhelman have had charge of all arrangements and have been ably assisted by Mrs. Lloyd Adams, Mrs. Hankins, Mrs. \yhlttlesey, Mrs. Loren DeGroote and Mrs. Fanning as enrolling chairmen for their respective communities. ' The afternoon class roll Includes Mesdames McLaughlln, -Jennings, Claussen, Gllllgan, Graham, Hln- ners, B. Ryan, Coleman, Grain, Miller, Janssen, Hlmrod, Winger- sou and Mrs, John Meyer. Enrolled In the evening class were the following; Mrs. Marcellus, Mrs. Frank, Mrs. Yates, Mrs. Perry Morse, Mrs. Carmen, Mrs. T. Ryan, Mlas Collins, Miss Temple, Mrs. Bradley,' Mrs, Walsh, Mrs. Oberhelman, Mre. Bemrlck, Mrs. Huen, Mrs,i H. Merge, Mrs, Bowen, Mrs. Pedersen, Mrs. Horn, Mrs. H. Adams, Mrs, Passow, Mrs. Abens and Shirley Mae McLaughlin. WILLIAM McGEE SERVICES HELD FRIDAY LAST Funeral services were held at the Skaugstad Funeral Home iu Humboldt Friday of last week for William McGee who died at tile Skaugstad Convalescent Home Wednesday evening, April 29. Rev. 0. B, Anderson of the First Lutheran church officiated, and burial wab in Indian Mound cemetery. Mr, McGee bad been a county charge for many years. He bad never married. WOMAN'S CLUB TO ELECT OFFICERS AT WEDNESDAY MEETING The Humboldt Woman's Club will hold Us regular meeting Wednesday, evening, May 6 at the Congregational church. Election • of officers will be held, committee re- 'ports' will be given and the account of the county meeting will be presented. Refreshments will be served by the social;: 'committee, wtilch includes Mrs. H, A. Heverly as chalr- Jbhrison, Leonard Ray Uglum, Mrs. Terwllllger, Mrs. Cora Klein and Mrs. George Colle. Will Show Sound Movie in Interests of First Aid A four-reel sound movie, "Before the Doctor Comes," will be shown at the Humboldt high school auditorium two evenings this week, Tuesday and Thursday, at 7:30. Admission Is free and the event is open to the public. The film has been secured under the auspices of the Humboldt County chapter ot the Red Cross, and depicts in graphic form the actual operation of the lessons In the First Aid course which has been under the Instruction of Dr. Ivan Schultz here for several weeks. It is hoped by those in charge that not only the First Aid classes, but the public in general, will take advantage of this opportunity to see this Intensely Interesting and Instructive picture. TIN EKEDAL DIED AT LUTHERAN HOSP, FRIDAY EVENING , Tin Ekedal of Otho, .former Humboldt county resident, passed at the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge Friday evening after a lingering Illness. Funeral services will be held at Humboldt Tuesday (this) afternoon, 1:30 at the Skaug- stad Funeral Parlors and 2 o'cl stad Funeral Parlors, and two o'clock at First Lutheran church, with' the Rev. 0. B. Anderson, pas^ tor, officiating, aided by Rev. Magnus Nodvedt of Fort Dodge. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran cemetery in Lake township. Mr. Ekednl was Sff years old, and observed his birthday the day before he passed away. He farmed in East Grove township in this county for a number of years and moved to a farth near Otho a year ago. Surviving are his wife and the following sons and daughters: .Talmer of Uvalde, Texas, Palmer, Myrtle, Lillian, Maynard and Marvin at home. A daughter Mnrjorie preceded her father in death ten years ago, also a. baby son passed away. He is also survived by several sisters and brother, some in Norway and others in Chicago. Mrs. Hannah Helllckson of East Grove is a sister of the deceased. A complete obituary will be published later. -SUFFERS INJURIES WHEN ROCK FALLS ON HEAD Llvermore Gazette: Jud Berryhill was seriously injured and has been in bed since Monday, the result of a 12 or 15 pound rock falling on his head. He has been working with the Bill Williams grading outfit, and was under one of the machines at work at the time, when the rock fell on him. Mr. Williams was for since. It Is not'; yet known if his skull Is fractured or whether it Is a Case ot simple concussion. Wearing a cap at the time of the accident softened the blow to his head considerably. 75 Cases of Measles Reported to City Clerk Since March 1 According to records at the office ot City Clerk Jakway In Humboldt, approximately 75 cases ui measles have been reported iincf* March 1, There were a few cases before that date, and of course there afe several cases that have not been reported. Tile* disease was usually heavy this year, and In several cases serious complications arose following an attack. ENTER EVENT IN STATE FUTURE FARMER CONTEST The Humboldt Future Farmer Chapter entered an event in the state F. F. A. cpnvention at Ames Thursday, and received an excellent rating. Edwin Olson and Cecil parsons entered the chapter contest, after winning a first In the district meet, at Iowa Falls April 16. E. L. Brayton Is in charge ot the group. Three Towns Report Receipts of Nearly $400 For Navy Relief Additional reports which have been made to B. B. Watson, navy relief 'treasurer for Humboldt county, now total nearly $400, with nine towns In the county yet to be heard from. . • Additional reports from Humboldt workers has brought the local total up to $288.25. Incidentally, because of the fact that the quota (for Hiftnboldt had already been' oversubscribed, it was decided to .(dispense with the proposed •'Tag'jj)ay" as the local committee felt this method of raising funds might be worse needed at some future date. Receipts are still coming In, Phil Lovrlen, local chairman, announces and further donations may also be left at either of the t^ro Humboldt banks. 3 TEACHERS WILL LEAVE DAKOTA CITY Appoint Bancroft Man to Replace Supt. Hovey Three teachers, including Superintendent Raymond Hovey, have resigned from the Dakota City public school faculty, according to Don Sawyer, president ot the school board. $4(1,60. This, makes a total of';»394, with Dakota City, Hardy, Livermore, Bode, Ottosen, Eradgate, Oil- more City, Rutland and Pioneer still to remit. Mike Helmen, Bode chairman, has reported they would be oversubscribed, TWO WOMEN IIDUT IN CAU ACCIDENT A car driven by Mrs. Charles Troyer of Goldfield went into the ditch near the Clifford Olson home Tuesday afternoon. The car skidded on loose gravel and went Into tjie ditch. Two ladies who were riding In the car received cuts on the eye, and stitches were taken to close the wounds. The car was not damaged. Distinguished Guests at Republican Meeting St, Mary's Seniors will Present Play Friday 9 May 8 The senior plaas of St. Mary's Bchoa! in Humbpldt will present the clftss play, "YflH q»n't GrsuOma," Friday evening, ¥»y 8, at a The tbree-wt comedy ' drama will bare tee foliowln'g Fttlsotne, a spry eW ber djfiifhter, Oqastance 1*1 test Iris PftJlw, ter daughter, perls S»rai TuJto tbe taws fence for June to, hurdle. Thau pals,y Mae, a stray tfte scene an4 is befriended. . I«r»n4 wt el MH> gn iffiofirtant an4 whica the Y9ms played fr^wi t* iwwl, OW Swrt fully, § km- tonlo did aa4 tried to buy, then in otljer ways, get possession pf the treasurer. "Well, rent has a persistent «py of coming due, and June's landlady au<J Iris, her daughter, were Ji»8|; »s insistent that U be pa'd *»4 Miss Kuymond Hnrcy Fern Christiansen, fifth and sixth grade teacher, has handed her resignation to the school board; and Miss Idabell LuBudde, kindergarten teacher for tha past year is the other member Of the faculty not returning. • The school board hired R. A., Beane, present superintendent of the Bancroft schools to head the' Dakotl* City school system replac- '"'-• Vr.^HWfi^Tlifli'teachers were !jT'«iA^±£ '_ \Wsii- <i! Death of Former Humboldt Resident at Bcllingham, Washington The death of Mrs. .Flora Bason Albright ut Betllngham, Washing ton, Tuesday, Aprll t 21, at tlie'hohfi of her daiight?!- Mr^.-'M. L. Hatch took from, life a former Humbold county resident who was at one time well known here. The deceas ed was the steu-mohhpr of A. E Mtnlon, former editor of the Hum boldt Independent, and lived foi a time in Dakota City. She had held fast to a hope that she w'oult live to see her eightieth birthday and did so. Regarding her death a Baltlngham paper said: Aged 80 years, Mrs. Flora Eason Albrecht passed away Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M. L. Hatch, 3120 Donovan avenue, after a two week illness. Mrs. Albrecht had come to Bcllingham nine months ago. She was a ! - member of the Methodist church, the W. C. T. U. and was past worthy matron of the 0. E. S., at Bothell. Surviving are the husband, Albert H. Albrecht; two daughters, Mrs. Hatch and Mrs. P. J. Kleffer of Hollywood; one son, A. E. Minion of Long Beach, Calif.; ohe sister, Mrs. Cassie Harpster, of Ladysmlth, Wlc.; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Private funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Betram Robblns Wednesday at 10:30 a. 3120 Donovan avenue. Cremation will follow. Funeral arrangements are In ctiarge of the Harlow-HoUlngs-. worth mortuary. After a short time the ashes o Mrs. Albrecht will be brought back to Humboldt and interred beside the remains ot her mother In a Humboldt cemetery. KIDDIES IN PARADE WILL SEE FflEE "*, stfu'ctorl to 7 take*ttie" piabe of 'ttie Misses Christiansen and LaBudde will be elected at a meeting to be held Friday evening. Mr. Hovey Is'expecting to be called Into military services at the close of school, and Miss Christiansen will leave for the west. .Miss' LaBudde 'has not definitely made up her mind as to future plans: Supt. Hdvtey has been with the Dakota City schools for three years, While Miss LaBudde 'and Miss Christiansen have been there a year und four and a half years respectively. states he has securtB the ; 'picture "Hello Annapolis," with Tom Brown, to be shown free at the theatre Saturday,.-May 9, .the .g ( of the pet parade here. The first movie will begin at two o'clock, .Roy Worthlngton Is general chalrma ; ri' o{ the event, and Oltfc Johnson will be In charge of prizes and tickets. Other chairmen are Carl Echelberger, in charge 6f registration,- Everett Oarb'ett, judges and Vern B. Allan, publicity and parade. Each chairman will appoint other asHlstants if needed. Board Rations Tires artd Tubes for Month of April The Above picture o{ the speakera table wan taken Tuexday of lust week when the sixth district Kep ubllcun women held u meeting: In Huniboiat, The guests Included*! tho lell, Mrs. Frank Jtlley, Mr, Jtilev, Kobert Blue, Mrs, Bluo and C'ulunel Uennctl. Across from Mrfl lieonett U Mrs, 'Moody, former «l«tii district president of the IU>jiul>. llc»n wonien'i council, Bourke Hlckenloujter, 5Ji'«. Lanlson, stuto president of the council, And E»rlU. Miller. Mrs. Miller Is seated be. tween her li«»baud and Mrs, Lanlson. Good Crowd Attends Ladies Night Conservation Me«t IR spite of a heavy rein, a good- slgied crowd »H«mled the "Ladies' Night" meaning pf the Humbpldt County CPftEervsition league held »t the tortum In addition t» the sp«e4 movie, bjgh school ft udl- Tbur84»y ELDERLY ST, JOE LADY PASSED AWAY AT HOME SUNDAY Mrs. Henry Zlemet St., 80 years of age, passed away it her home near St, Joe Sunday, after an illness. Funeral arrangements h»d not teen made when Ibis newspaper went to press. The Skftugeta4 Funeral Home of The Humboldt County Rationing Board has listed the number of tires and tubes released during the month of April, also tha quota for May. The May quota for Humboldt county Is seven passenger car and motorcycle tiros, 25 passenger car and motorcycle retreads, til passenger car and motorcycle tubes, 35-truck, bus, light truck, tractor and implement tires and 48 truck, bus, light truck, tractor and imple- tuhes. During April new cars were released to the following: Lars Chrla Madsen of Livermore, Henry Deheck of Gilmore City, Albert Kir- cuboff of Thor, A. 0. Halgrlm of Eagle Grove and Paul Kuehnast of Humboldt. Tires und Tubes During April, new truck, bus, etc., tires and tubes were released to the following: Irvin Nessa. Thor, two tractor tires. Fisher & Thornton, Gllraore City, 1 truck tube. Rural Service Co., Humboldt, 1 truck tire and I truck tube. Henry 0. K»mp, Renwick, J trap- tor tube. George Kunert, Humboldt, ? tractor tires. M, A. Miller, Livermore, i truck tire. Glen Len'nlng, 3 truck tires, Humbc-J4t. «- 0, Bellows, « fH&Mr - - US Rir* " - -"^i^P 1 :! ooldt 1 truck tire. Henry Olson, Ottosen, 2 traptor tires 2 tractor tubes. Howard C. Morse, Humboldt, tractor tire and 1 tractor tube. Culvert Johnson, Llvermore, 1 ruck tires and 1 truck tube. Henry J. Kraft, Renwick, 2 truck Urea and 2 truck tubes. Wallace Hanseu, Humboldt, tractor tires, Clarence Olson, Bode, 2 tractor tires and 2 tractor tubes. . Will McKIm, Hardy, 2 truck tires und 2 truck tubes. M. 0. Mandsager, Thor, 2 tractor tires. Art N. Brodale, Ottosen, 1 tractor tire. Alvln O. Halgrlm, Eagle Grove, 2 tractor tires and 1 tractor tube D. B. Newton, Humboldt, 2 trac tor tires, Qramer Davis, Livermore, 2 truck tires and 1 truck tube. Aksel Larson, Rutland, 1 tractor t|re ftnd, 2 trftptor tubes, H. B.J$mck l HumboWt, 8 truck tires 8n4 3 truck tubes. Perfy jforse, Gijmpre City, i tractor lire »t)4 1 tractor tube. Lawrence A. Hauck, Livermpre, } tractor tire. Btawj 1 W. frllipp, Renwick. 2 truck tires 8»4 9 truck tubes. B, p. Hockel, Hijrdy, tube. ' Holland, B#4e, LOCAL MARKETS WILL GET 16c FOR CORN THIS YEAR List Rate of Payment For Program Co-operators, The Humboldt County A. A, A. Committee announce, that they have been notified 'that the fallowing rates of payment fiave been apprlof- ed by the Secretary ot Agriculture for the cooperators in the 1942 A. A. A. Program. ' Agricultural Conservation Payment on Corn, 6.6 cents per bushel on the appraised yield tor the farm. Wheat, 9.9 cents. Potatoes, 1.8 cents. Parity Payments on corn at 11.1 cents per bushel, and wheat, 13'.5 cents. ...-'.They state that the Agricultural Conservation Payment is paid to farmers for keeping withlng their acreage allotments -whereas the purity payment is made to compensate for the difference in price that the farmer receives for the product and the parity price, which Is the price goal of the A. A. A, program. The 5.5 cent A. C. P. Payment and the 11.1 cent Corn Parity Payment makes a total corn payment of 16.6 cents this year as compared to a total of ,14 cents in 1941. The 16.6 cent rate figured on the basis of a 10% increase in the corn allotment for 1942 will net a larger payment this year even though. the general acreage payment-lias been discontinued for. 1942. The soil building allowance is also higher this year, thus permitting farmers to .Be< reimbursed for more soilbuilding practices than in 1941. fc Dealer* Last Week Wednesday and Thursday of last' tweek Were ".Salvage for Victory'! days In Humboldt county.' The' county chairman of the scrap metal project, Homer Bjornsou of H^um- joldt, states ha and the town chairmen were well pleased with .the' cooperation of county farmers. : Of course more ; scrap ma tat U needed all the time, and farmers are asked to gather all the scrap Iron' and rubber from their farm* and either contact the chairman In their township, or sell the junk to dealer, Elected Delegate to National Council Rev, W. Clark Williams, pastor of the Humboldt Congregational church, and the church he serves were honored at the annual meet~ ing of the Iowa State Conference of CongregatiouaNChriatlan churches by his election as one of the, nine delegates-at-lar^e to the national biennial council of the church to be held at' Durham,' N. H,. on the campus of the Univei'slty of New Hampshire, June IS to 25. The state conference was attended by Rev. and Mrs. Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Vern B. Allan, Dick Beverly, Ruth Williams and Mary Louise Williams. SON Or' BBLMO.VD EECEIVE8 r ,«•• |\ El M« '— ID Mr. and Mrs. Ray Klemme of Belmond htye received word Iron* their son Douglas Klemme t senior geoglogy major, has received an. assistantshlp at Columbia; Univer* Ity. He had already been award, ed a scholarship at the University of Iowa. Because of military lea he may aot Pa able to tak 'antage of .the hpaor granted *• ft 1.1' C y* W w rs t, * C ^ %.(« «« W

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