The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on May 12, 1942 · Page 5
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The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa · Page 5

Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 12, 1942
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H UMOTi THEATRE /I Playing "Woman of the Year" Wednesday and Thursday May 13 and 14 "Hey, hepcats, it's a dilly! . . . a jam session of fun!" JANE WITHERS "SMALL TOWN 99 THE HtJMBQLDY INflmiH>gttt\ HtTMftOUm IOWA With Jane Darweir, Bruce Edwards, Cobina Wright Jr., Cecil Kellaway, Katharine Alexander, Jack Searl, Buddy Pepper. In her gayest, freshest hit! Admission I0c-20c-30c All admission prices include state sales tax and federal defense tax. PERSONAL MENTION Oscar Stenberg has been quite ill the past week. Mrs. Marie Paulsen is able to be about the house again after her recent illness. Leon Pitch has secured employment on a government construction job at Lincoln, Neb. Mrs. Elvira Odgaard of Ackley, spent Sunday here at the parental Mrs. Cora Laursen home. Mrs. Jean Ulrlch of Waterloo, was a visitor here Sunday at the parental Leon Pitch home. Alice Mathlason spent the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olson near Livermore. Mrs. L. N. Laursen spent Thursday afternoon with her daughter, Mrs. Jay Larson near Ft. Dodge. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clay and family were Sunday visitors at the parental Fay Ferris home in Rutland. j Mrs. Ivan DeSmidt and son Jimmy of Chicago came Saturday and visited until Monday afternoon with relatives here. Carl Scarborough of Sabula. came Thursday morning and spent Mother's Day with his mother, Mrs. Flora Scarborough. son of 'Mr. and Mrs. " Hugh Short IK il] at his home. Mrs. Therese Barbour of Marengo, spent the week-end In the parental John Reed home. Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Synhorst of Carroll, spent Mothers Day In the Mrs. Anna Rossing home. Mrs. G. A. Benson and Bon Roy were Sunday callers at the hoflie of Mrs. Verna Cbristensen. Mr. and Mrs. John Buckingham have moved into an apartment in the Mrs. Miner home on north 4th St. Mrs. L. E. Jones of Gilmore City, who is ill I? being cared for in the home of her sifter. Mrs. John Adams. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Harms and sons of Storm Lake spent the weekend In the parental Willard Edwards home. Mr. and Mrs. Georpe Hansen of Belmond, were over the week-end r ^ visitors at the parental Rasmus > i Hansen home. j Reno Bradley left for his home in North Carolina. Saturday after I spending a week iri the home of his j parent;, Mr. ni ,(i Mrs. E. u. iirau- ! ley and the K. J. Smith home. j Mrs. Edna Podrebarac and daughter, Helen of Des Moines, came last week to spend some time at the parental John Johnson home and with her sister and husband Mr. and Mrs. Clint Harlan. Mrs. Earl Ellsworth went to Iowa City Saturday to spend Mother's Day with her daughter, Shirley, who Is a student there, taking nurse's training, Mrs. Ellsworth returned home Monday. Mrs. Fannie Grummons of Los Angeles, Calif., came Thursday to visit friends here over the weekend. She came from Jefferson, la., where she was called by the Illness and death of her brother. Ben Moree, who has been a patient at the Lutheran hospital in Fort Dodge since undergoing an operation recently, was brought home Thursday and is being cared for at the Skaugstad Convalescent home. Mr. and Humboldt SchoolStudentsBuy WarStamps jarnaaa^ • _,„. , . . . .••-..,;;••,;>. ' MT barb of one of tie big cities, earti- J are invited. ing around $16 a week. He probably was unmarried, with a moderate taste for beer rather than spirits, and a consuming interest In race horses and girls. He was tducated up to the point of enter- the meeting will be addressed by Ale* Lavin of the Chicago office of price administration. Discussed will be problems to be faced by retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers In conducting business ng high P choo and he voted for nnder lhe geBera , nmximmn price the labor candidates in elections,, regulation announced recently by but without havmg much interest j p rlod Administrator Leon Hender- In politics. He was a trade union-! son 1st and the most bitter word in his j ' vocabulary was "scab." \ The Australian soldier's sense of! Pf|||jJTY Slndenfs at the Hnmholdt public school ni-e buying as nrnnj war stamps a« possible. The nhorp pic- 1 tnre showing 1 a gronp of indents biijinir stamps was laken by Byr on Seymour, Instructor school. The proop Includes. left to right, Jnnnfta I>a<rgr< Shirley Jan sen, (Jerald Wrttrrherk. Peterson, Bob Manship, Donald Larson, Gary Johnson, t'nnllne Edger ton and Uellj Acherson. nt the Arlianta Monday Club meets at the home of Mrs. Christine Osia. H. F. 0. M. Clnb -Met Wednesday— The R. F. O. M. Club met with Bernice DeGroote on Wednesday. May 6 with several members and guests present. Violet Day gave a report of the meeting at Bode. Mary Adams presented an interesting book report after which a delicious lunch was served by the hours. This process started In 1936 in the factory of the Guniml- werke Odenwald, Frankfurt M^ln, Germany, owned by a Mr. Jacob Hirschberger now in New York. "They reclaimed 11 tons daily. In 1939 it was taken over by the German Government, who materially increased production. "Patent has been applied for and is now pending. "Mr. Hirschberger has offered through Elliott E. Simpson to give AUSTRALIANS AND AMERICANS ARE VERY MUCH ALIKE (the following article is from Brain Penton, of Sidney. Australia. —Editor) Like American, Anstrailiaiis gen- \ erally hate all forms of compul- miraor is lively, though not subtle. Like your doughboy, he has a weakness for all forms of horse- j play. During the !ast war they l called him "Digger." That was in j the days of trenches. This war has j produced no name for him yet. j The soldier lives well here. If 1 there is a shortage of anything, the j civilian goes without so that he j can have it. At this moment tea— ' our national driuk, wilhuut which | neither thought nor action is pos- ; sible—is severely rationed to the j genera! public. The soldier gtis ; cc meetiat at 8 P. M. Thursday, May 14, take towssfctfr farm Bureau meeting at C. Patii VMS hotne at S:16 P. M, The WaeoustA Farm Bureau meeting has been postponed from Mat 15 to May 22, at Maple Lawn schoolhonSe. Tuesday. Mr.y 12, Weaver boys' 4-H club meeting at P. B. Peters home at S P. M. ay, May 14, Beaver-Grove 4-H club meeting at Dan Verbrugge home nt S P. M. ;-3ilay. May 14, Corinth 4-H ciuh The Case Hotel at Bclmond Is undergoing complete renovation and redecoration from top to hot* torn. The new owners are Mr. and Mrs. F*. A. Mnnt, who came to Bel* mond from Lansing, Tfilmer Shne of Solfe snffcrpd painful injuries to his eye recently while shoving a hog from a crate. A board with which he was pushing th? animal flew up and struck him In the eye. PECI . . eon Fitch is'g"Sing to Des Moines Tuesday to be Inducted Into the U. S. Army Air Corps. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Oxborrow went to Ames Sunday to spend Mother's Day with their daughters, Blanche and Marjorie Mae. Ed. Skow of the Great Lakes Naval Training Station is enjoying a furlough at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Anton Skow. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Hayden and son, Bernard and Joan Smith of Ft. Dodge were Sunday evening visitors at the parental Andrew Nelson home. Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Watson, left Friday for Iowa City lo attend the graduating exercises for their son Charles who is graduating in pharmacy. Mr. and Mrn. Harold Johnson and daughter, of Jackson, Minn., spent Sunday In Humboldt at the parental Hllles Johnson and Mrs. Lottie LoomlH homes. Mm. Allco Klein who has spent the winter at Palm Springs, Calif., arrived Sunday to spend Home time at the home of her son, Miller Klein mill family. Mr. and Mr.s. Miller Klein and daughter, BonniD Lou and Mrn. Alice Klein were Sunday afternoon visitors* at the Ilium Nielsen homo near Itolfe. Dale Kunyon of Chicago, came Saturday lual visited over Mother's Day ul thu homo of his mother, Mm. Mutt In Kunynn. lit' returned to Chicago Monday night. Mr. and Mm. John Ihielwn und son Lurry unil Mr. and Mrs, Andy 0. Anderson and daughter. Hetty spent Sunday ut tlui John Huchan Sr., liomu In Fulrmont, .Minn. Mrs. Rasmus l{a«m'i>'«im returned, to hur homo in jiortli Humboldt Friday from tliu Mercy ItiMuttul In Fort IKulut) where sliu *pt)iu tun days utter undergoing un operation. Mr», Phillip LeMwr at Ciacatro, camu Saturday, Muy 8, (u visit at the home of her iwrenu, Mr. mid Mm, Waiter Qhriniwium near Hutland. She e*$>e«» to remain until May SOth, Mr, ami Mm. Jobn Wall are- Hit* parimtu, of uu eight uuil turtie-four- tba pouiul buy buru HuuUuy aftwr- noo«, M«y 10 at the Lutuorun Uon- iu r\ti t Uodtfo, I Its UAH boon Harold. Mr. and Mri, Hoy Howard and Murtbtt Jobuttou of Cedar Mr«. A. A, smith, l*. it. , u«a {tote au4 Lava JoJiu- Mrs. H. T. Underburg from north of Humboldt and Rev. 0. B. Anderson accompanied Bob Underburg to Rochester Friday to bring Mr. Underburg's small son, Johnny and Mrs. Underburg home. He has been a patient there for more than two weeks. Roy Benson who has been visiting the past ten days at the parental G. A. Benson home and with other relatives and friends, returned Monday to the Great Lakes Naval Training station. He will be sent from there to Minneapolis, Minn., where ho will take an electrical course. Jame? Johnson, who lives west of Humboldt, was taken very ill last week with an attack of gallstones and was taken to the Lutheran hospital at Fort Dodge where he underwent an operation Monday morning. His daughter, Mrs. Tola Houston of Des Moines, who is a trained nurse, is caring (or her father. * *••* home honoring Mrs. Fanny Grummons, of Los Angeles, Calif., Friday evening. Contract bridge was played during the evening, Mrs. Doan and Anna DeSmidt receiving the prizes. Refreshments were served. Mi>. H. Huljlmrd Knlcrliilnccl Friends- Mrs. Harold Hubbard entertained a few friends at a dinner party Thursday evening. She plans to move to Des Moines soon, to join her husband who is employed at Ankeny. any firm in the U. S. who require it to aid the war effort and civilian needs. "The cost of production la at least 50% below American present costs—eliminates all chemicals and most of the preliminary operations necessary in present U. S. A. laborious methods. "It reclaims the lowest neglected and unwanted qualities of scrap now in ths yards, dumps, and refuse piles of the nation. "Ninety days will enable every manufacturer In the country to reclaim all and any kind of their scrap. The same period would put up plants everywhere in all states, iu the U. S. A. where unwanted accumulations exist. "It would fill every war need, protect us against any eventuality, : give us gigantic reserves and sup- ..„-, -, rf , ~ „ in* vi ti £3 u j_<i nun ij. i^iiuijjrujii iv/ £,1*1^! . . hosiers and her assistant Josie j this to the U. S. Government andlf^"/ "'"' tw , ic f (luri , ng lhe last war Fernau. Party Honored Mrs. Grummons— Mrs. Henry Stone, Mrs. John Reed and Mrs. T. G. Ferreby entertained sixteen guests at the*Stone SOCIAL CALENDAR Mny 12— P. E. O. meets with Mrs. Katherine Williston. Mrs. W. L. Breaw will have the program. Rotary Club meets for 6:15 p. m. dinner in Legion dining room. R. N. A. regular meeting iu I. 0. 0. F. hall. Dakota City P. T. A. meets in the evening at the school house. Tuesday Bridge Club meets with Mrs. Byron Seymour. t'dni'Hdiiy, May 18— Beaver Ladies Club meets at the home of Mrs. Esther Olson with Flo Schroder and Bertha Mathla- eon assistant hostesses. Friday Contract Club meets for one o'clock luncheon nt Hotel Humboldt. U. &, I. club meets at the home of Mrs. lid. Wlttman for the last meeting of the year. Womans Improvement Club meets with Mrs. Kenneth Cran. Rutland. Womans Society of Christian Service meets for a birthday party ut the church in Rutland Those whose birthdays occur in the first six months of the yeai ure to bu entertained by those having birthday* the last six months of thu year. Mrs. Sadie I led mute Is chairman over all (iiH'nia tire welcome, Thursday, .11 a j II— IdU> We Club meets with Mrs. Cora l.lUll'stll. B, & I 1 . \V. club meets for 6:30 dinner in the Legion dining room with the Public Affairs committee in charge. Topic, "Our Contribution to Democracy." Com- moinbers Include Ethel ply the civilians with all necessary requirements." their CANNING MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN HUMBOLDT COUNTY A county-wide campaign to contribute fo the nation's war emergency food supply through home preservation of food will begin May 13 with a series of canning meet-1 Ings, Myrtle Hewitt, home demon-1 staratlon agent for this county an- : nounced today. j Tfc-? meetings, which will be at- i tended by the 108 rural co-opera-j tors and representatives of town and other interested organizations will be held aa follows: Wednesday, May 13, Vernon Consolidated school for Vernon, Humboldt and Lake Townships, and town of Renwick. Thursday,. May 14, Bode high school for Wacousta. Delana and | quite get'in, bin pVrhapTYnt- Shock Tipton restaurant diners recentr ly^viewed, with, enthusiasm a menu, which purported to list a bargain club steak dinner at thirty cents instead of the current slxiy-cent price. But their hopes were soon dashed when the eagle-eye of the proprietor caught the error of the waitress-typist before the steaks went on the grill. they refused to give the government the power to conscript an army. But all resentment to con- sciiption vanished when the Japs catre in. Individuals might object to fighting the Germans In Libya and the French in Syria, but net a soul had two opinions about fighting the Japanese in Australia. The Japanese threat to our homes prt scuts a war aim transcending a the more subtle ideologies evolve by the democracies as Justiflcatio for the war. These lads of th home army have something con crete to fk'ht for. They believe Japanese victory would mean a do vostatlng collapse of our standard of living. Anyway, they just dam well hate the Japanese. Thcs.e lads of the Austrailia home army are like your own draf tees—more like them than any other army in the world. The) are impatient of constraining dls cipllne In camps; they are respon sive to good leadership In action. These soldiers were farmers clerks, cattlemen, drovers, ant shearers, but mostly city fellows Australia, with half "its population concentrated In five cities. Is the most highly urbanized country It the world. The typical soldier Is between 20 and 25, around 68 Inches tall, and weighs about 154 pounds. In civilian life he probably would have lived in a sur- Poahontas CJounty Plans to Consolidate Drives for Funds Committee Chairmen of the various drives In Pocahontas county are organizing and hope to put the next year's drives over In one grand push. All quotas are to be bunched and launched at once to get the matter over with. Several counties of the state have taken similar steps and it is hoped next year to get all the work done at one time. This not only relieves the work of the local committeemen, but relieves the public of repeated solicitation and perhaps solicitation by fake promoters to take advantage of the situation to solicit m'oney for fraudulent purposes. Oldsters Sign up for fhe Duration-The WarislWon fourth draft register, everybody from 45 years to 04. We couldn't (Livermore Gazette) Well, we have finished with lhe j maneuvers from these old guys. Humboldt townships; towns of • i, ex t draft will include the old lias- Bode and Ottosen. Friday, May 15, Humboldt high school for Rutland, Grove, Corinth and Beaver townships, towns of Humboldt and Rutland. Tuesday, May 10, Gilmore City i beens In the brackets that will get | our name onto the dotted line. At i that, we saw some sign up that ; couldn't hold down a job as well as \ Strueben. Mrs, J. K. Coddington mid Melu lireaw. I. U. 0. V, regular meeting. Unity Circle meets at the home of Mm. Tlllle Leland with Mrs. J.uulse Leland as assistant hostess. Miss Nellie Plnney will have thu program on ".Modern Poetry." liumuoldt W. S, C. 8. meets at the Metliodlst cliurch with the' following In charge: Hostesses, Mrs. If. Westerbeck and Mrs. Hulsizer, devotions, Mrs. Ray Lindhart; program, Mrs. Gerald Kennedy; serving committee, Mrs. Don Mrs, Eunice Plerson, I'uwurcl Lovrien, Mrs. Preu Fleming and Mrs. Everett Garbett. rHiJ, Muj 15- Alpha Club meets at the home of Mrs. Maaon Shepard. J8#at ij$ I. O. 0. F, hall. ~ W- &t$ §4 £b$ &$* jjipn club ropmj. "tfd weeti t$f ' " CLAIMS U, S, CAN GET RUBBER RECLAIMING PROCESS FOR USE yours truly. But physical condition or quan- high school for Weaver-, Avery, , t | ly ot pep ha(] nolh)ng to ,, 0 with Rutland townships, towns of Gilmore City and Pioneer. Wednesday, high school this list of draft registrants—it just simply age that counted—so May 20, Dradgate , now Uncle Sam has the majority of for Wacousta and | the cardiac, diabetic, amhritie. as- Avery township, town of Bradgate.; tigmatic, ulcer and general debility Thursday, May 21, Thar Com-1 cases of the nation on its military muriity Hall for Beaver and Nor-, rolls, way townships, and town of Thor. j Aml of com . Bei ullie , y per cent Miss Hewitt states it is Import-| of them are gnashin- their upper ant that every family in Humboldt I aml , owe ,. plates expl . eHsln , , helr county, both rural and town, pre- eagerness to get at the enemy; and serve us much of their rear-round j, ( there are enougll w , l(H . 1 t . hu|n( (o food supply as possible. This will go arountl among those ,„ thu t() .., help release commercially canned biackets of the enrollment, the war foods for the army, navy and allies, ; J B a i,. ea dy as good as won which wll Irequlre huge amounts of , A co „ of ch Qf (he s „,„_ the commercial pack. Latest in- J American war vintage in a neigh- formation on canning and freez- j bol . ing towu annUl ,, atea severa i •us foods will be presented by Miss ; divisions of .j a ., u j u . £ -HI Hewitt. The co-operators will make this information available to every family iu their 4-square-mlle demonstration agent areas. The home will discuss the lour types of pro^ cessing, hot water bath, pressure cooker, steam cooker and oven and the kinds of canning (or which each method Is usable. She will also discuss the cause and prevention for the (our kinds of spoilage, lermentatlbu, putrefaction, flat sour and botuliuue. la sections of the county where there are refrigerated lockers, to- st; action will be given in eg a (ruit and a vegetable (or register. And several elderly patriots were accompanied by their wives to the registration place, one of them explaining that it wasn't »afs to let paw wander around the town or be might be lost. She said his sense of location nad been poor every since Oewey told Gridley to "(ire when he was ready," in Manila Bay. Some of the registrants got to the polling place by a narrow squeak, having to walk severai blocks, the untoward exertion scarcely strength leaving then) lift the pen bolder {9 sign up." This lack of stamina might he discouraging eg- cepjt lor the fact, as one old fellow explained, that he encountered a j jnuch younger fellcw sitting on the I walk outside having a nice littje _ $, pi H&W Itojrjf e*t£, h£a,r* 94 hj> pfflggHt yHfahgjp fitUBrtifflB - ana his doujitg that h« woujg be "P tfl WfM%$ a rUJe with t&f »»Wft * Jlwatt tljav characterised to the 4rsonjjjf Jo* jojae lifl § g^ike having »he re the w«M| »«» 4 «r«**r tfei )E -^.X>_->, V Lf ~ , , f« i>fr.f' q af^V--; Perhaps some got a wrong idea about this registering. As we understand the purpose of the registration, the government seeks accurate information as to itn manpower, But must of the regls- ttants above the three-score mark felt highly flattered that the word "power" should be applied to them in any sense. However, as about the only jobs in which the government is using three-'jcorei'u aru as generals in the a '/my or in the cabinet, and all liiosi; 'places are alruaily filled, we fear the high-age men among the new registrant are going to be on thu waiting list a long time. This also applies In those In the ItVvVuj iiOli:iif» uf the 4!-ui I'egisiui- (ion, if the government ilispluys no more celerity in taking advantage of their services per draft than it lias on their voluntary offers. Thousands of good men of middle age have been trying for months to serve their country In capacities for which they are well qualified only to be Ignored, while qoung- stt-rs arc being u^eii !u executive positions. Those oldsters could easily fill the positions held in Washington in what they call "publicity service," which is a lot of boondoggling euiinatlng from countless government bureau including the army and navy. As a matter of (act tnls "service" nothing l<ass than a fat living (or professional job-holders. More important than that, it is a continu- PRICE RULES DISCUSSION AT FORT DODGE A meeting will be held at the junior high school auditorium at Fort Uodge this (Tuesday) evening at S P. M.. to which businessmen and civic leaders in this county Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Rome Beauty Apples, bushel $1.39 Idaho Russets, U. S. No. 1, peck 49c Coffee, any kind, 2 Ibs 55c Cheese, 2 Ibs 53c Tomatoes, No. 2 cans, 3 for 25c Clean-up Pansy Plants, box .. <v - "How to BAKE FIGHTIN' FOOD 1 (Folder of 18 new Worlime Recipes) I V. with 1 THRIFT STAR from o bog „.' r;!bburv'i B*tl. .. Addrttt Plllsbury, Dopl. 131, MInne.-pollt. Pillsbi SPECIAlCl QQ 49 Ibs. J I-03 DeGroote Grocery JW IMPORTANT. .. *** ckMkMl when y*« ran ••• tMf tig* look, Pop-our Standard Oil dealer's gonna help keep our tires rolling! You know how important It It to taMtt t ,__ one-quarter of their ponibte fife. But?y get correct Inflation with inaccurate tire and it's a fact that many gauges now in nte i inaccurate by a number of pound*. To guard you against this danger, Standard Oil" hat equipped its men with devices for testing the gauges of all Standard Oil dealer*. A comUmt In- ' • •pection is maintained so that faulty gauge* can; be discovered and adjusted. This is just one of many steps taken by Standard Oil in setting up its Car Conservation program. Right now your Standard Oil dealer it featuring an approved Car Conservation Schedule. The sooner you get started on this program, the longer you'll keep rolling. See your Standard Oil: dealer today. Remember, a nation on wheels in a stronger nation. Keep America on wheels—help win the war. * * * Buy United States War £avv . ings Bonds and Stamps to help guarantee victory^ ," YOUR STANDARD OIL DIAIIR IS CAR CONSERVATION HEADQUARTIRS OIL IS AMMUNITION .,. USi IT WISELYI QIMI ed menace to our growing paper shortage. Publishers of newspapers towns of less than 50,000 complain that while they are cutting down on features in order to patriotically conserve paper, practical! whole (orests o( paper are being sued up in "publicity agencies" in Washington to tell the newspapers public tilings that are not or that the leg|U- agencies of the country already printed. present wasteful are accoinpltobi else than filling the wastehaslifits all »Ha country, iSS«'i,..^wt'~*fet.ij£: Stevenson's Standard Service BUSINESS

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