The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on June 9, 1942 · Page 1
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Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 9, 1942
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VOLUME ?6, NO, 3 HUMBOLDT, IOWA, TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1942 WHOLE NUMBER 3,894 ^^^^^^ ^^^ ^^ ^^^^^^ . ' T ——: —• ' iiiiinniiii -ntiiii-- • i ji^mr i --._^.:.,. ....^...„.., ---__....-....... 1 -_..,. _.. ,...al_^_ „_....„,, \_ •»-»-»•- *. i **J WAMJUM& UjOtfft EXTEND DAYS FOB SUGAR REGISTRATION Local Firm Gets a Defense Granted for Lincoln Air Base in Nebraska. The Concrete Products Corporation of Humboldt has been granted a government contract to furnish 850 carloads of concrete pipe to the Lincoln Air Base at Lincoln, Neb. This defense contract will amount to 1180,000, according to Don C. Pierson, head of the Humboldt plant. The pipe will range In size from 12 Inches to and Including 60 Inches. This pipe will be used for the runways at the air base. Just completed were the Lincoln air port mechanical school barracks, and the concrete material used was furnished by the Concrete Products Corporation. ritract WILL FURNISH 850 CARLOADS CONCRETEPIPE $180,000.00 Present Living Picture SAILORS HOME OVER SUNDAY FROM ILLINOIS Many youths from Humboldt county are In training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Camp at Great Lakes, 111. These boys are frequently seen on the Humboldt streets, home on a short leave. Home over the week-end were Harry Imus and Orlando "Bud" Olson. They were accompanied by Clifford Johnson of Chicago, Harry was formerly employed In the County Engineer's office, and Bud worked for Prime's Radio and Electric before he went to Esther- vllle and established his own business. Several soldiers, home on a two weeks leave before Induction, were also seen on the streets Saturday. 4*H GIRLS TO ATTEND MEETING AT AMES TUESDAY The i H girls and their leaders from "Huihbbldt"county will attend the state Girls 4-H convention a Ames Tuesday, June 9th. Dele gate? are: from Lake, Huth Oppedahl, Grace Harvey, Avrll Oppedahl, and Mrs. Floyd Lane, leader; from Rutland, Gloria Helvtck and Marilyn Solbeck; Gertie Lou Coyle from Wacousta, Charlene Fevold from Weaver. From Beaver, Phyllis Tabor anj Mrs. Harry Lindeman; Corinth, Mrs. Harold McBurney, leader, Kalhryn McBurney and Betty Russell. Mary Ann Stoulll and Evelyn Whlttlesey of Byron; Peggy Chrlstensen, Florence Easley, Jeanette Curry of Avery. Miss Myrtle Hewitt, Humboldt county Home Demonstration Agent, and Marguerite Oppcdalil attended the meeting Monday, also. PHYSICIANS WILL CLOSE OFFICES ON iVhen the above picture was taken during 1 4-11 club Bully liimboldt high school auditorium, the club Klrls had ntitled «A Living Picture of 4-11 Club Work" was part According "t*' ait/adv«rtlaement in this issue •of-'the .-Humboldt In-, dependent, effective June 12, and continuing until September 1, the physicians of Humboldt will close their offices at 12 o'clock noon each Friday for the remainder of the In the'Vvent, of emergencjr oases, one physician wili'be on call'for the afternoon and may be located through the local telephone operator, the information states. Co-operating doctors are Asa S. Arent, Asaph Arent, James Coddington, J. K. Coddington, Arthur Jensen, Ivan Schultz and Nelle Schultz. Former County Youth i«r«n ir?p" - -*&•*?•: • • -•;•*"" Will Become Aviation Cadet in Air Corps Jack Wrisberg, son of Mr. an Mrs. John H. Wrisberg of Chicago Illinois, .former residents of Hun; fqcelved his appolntmeii '•W-A/Jj'a 1 . ' '.'• ,V ; ''• ~'~i- i-V.••/,,£;>,- ..1 FORMER COUNTY RESIDENT DIED AT MAQUOKETA Dr. William Lowder, former resident uf Humboldt, died Wednesday, June 3rd, at Maquoketa. Dr. Lowder moved to the Glen farm four miles south of Humboldt with his parents in 18S9. When a young man be taughl in tbe old Addison school eouth of Humboldt. After teaching for a few years be entered a medical school. Dr. Lowder first practiced medicine at Bradgate, later at Ledyard, New Providence and Maquoketa, His first wife was Dr. Rose Lowder who died in 1930. Later h married Mrs. Dollie Til ton of Ma quoketa. Dr. Lowder bad practiced medt cine the past 30 years at Maquoke ta and was actively engaged in his profession until about two weeks previous to his death. At tha time he fell in bis office, receiving a skull fraclure. This accident was the cause of his death. Dr. Lowder is survived by his I wife, seven nephews and two nieces, | Frank Franz Lowder of Humboldt, Jack WrNbersr in January to become an aviation cadet In the army air corps. Before taking the examination Jack was In the quartermaster unit stationed a't Camp Clalborne, Louisiana. Re-enlisted In the army April 29, 1941. He Is now at Maxwell Field, Alabama, and has Just received his cla-sificlation to take his training to become a pilot.. This training will take about 7Vi months and then he will b« eligible to become a second lieutenant. Those receiving such commissions are pilots, bom- badiers and 'navigators. Jack's address is A. C. J. H. Wrisberg', Squadron B. Group XI A.C.R.C., Maxwell Field, Alabama. HUMBOLDT REBEKAHS HELD ELECTION OF OFFICERS FRIDAY The Humboldt Rebekah lodge ;held eleotwo-. ot<v_officers .during their meeting Friday evening in the I. 0. 0. F. hat). Thelraa Koppe will serve as Noble Grand, and Georgia Day as Vies Grand. Vlncis Cook is the secretary, Leone Hollar the new :reasurer and Marie Donahue is the hold-over financial secretary. The staff captain is Ethel Johnson. The newly elected officers will be installed about July 3. Retiring Noble Grand is MJldred Altman. Attend Graduation of Daughter at Iowa State College Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Dunker were in Ames on Friday to attend the graduation of their daughter Virginia from Iowa State College. Virginia received a Bachelor of Science In Foods and Nutrition, having majored in dietetics. She will leave September 1 for Ann Arbor, Mich., where she has accepted an appointment for a dietetic internship at Michigan University hospital. FRANKLIN JAQUA MEMBER OF BOARD ,'rankllni J Jaqtia;Humboldt"attor- ney, attended the state bar.associa- tion convention held'at the Fort Des Molnes Hotel in Des Molnfis the latter Dart at last week. He Is serving as a member of the Board 01 Governors of the Iowa Stale Bar Association. Mrs. Jaqua accompanied her husband to .Des . Moin'es. 50 ATTEND MASONIC LODGE CELEBRATION IN HUMBOLDT FRIDAY Fifty members of the Humboldt Masonic lodge attended the 75th anniversary celebration held In the .Masonic Templey hero Friday even- Ing. The Eastern Star Chapter served a 6:30 dinner. Following the banquet Carl Echelberger gave a resume of the history of the lodge, and James I. Dolliver of Fort Dodge talked on "Masonic Reasons," citing several reasons why he Is a Mason. Brought out in the lodge history were the following events of importance; The Masonic lodge was Issued Us charter June 5, 1967 with a membership of 18. Their first lodge rooms were lo-- cated in the Cass building in Dak6- ta City. W. H. Locke being the PROMOTION FOLDER IS OFF THE PRESS Can be Secured at Printing Office. COMMISSIONED AS LIEUTENANT A promotion folder for Huui- )oldt has been printed under the sponsorship of the Humboldt Cham- jer of Commerce. The folder Is it-luted on buff folding enameled >ook' paper in green Ink by the Jaqua Printing Company. The front of the folder has an erlal view of Humboldt and in bold etters are the words "Humboldt Velcomes You." As you open the folder you find pictures of the guest accominoda- lons that are available to Humboldt visitors. One of Humboldt's prides Is the excellent water department. The folder contains pictures of only a few of the new homes that have been erected lu Humboldt within the last tew years. One section of the folder Is devoted to the farming In Humboldt county. The pictures on this page show a typical Humboldt county farm and the cattle that are raised on It. Lodges Humboldt has more than fourteen lodges and civic organizations, bride chose a light blue silk dress while Mrs. Henderson, mother of the groom wore pink. They both wore shoulder corsages. The American Legion and the Masonic Lodge both have buildings which are pictured. Through the In 1885 the Masonic lodge "warf moved to Humboldt. January 3, 1933 the first meeting was held in the new Masonic temple but not until Jan. 10, 1935 was the dedica- new temple co-operation of the farmers of Humboldt county the Humboldt Co-operative Creamery and the Farmers' Co-operative Assoc., both Pictured in the folder, have been : , ', — - — — - — •»•»»• i Mf»f tj 1 ' UBDU --._•-,--- • « V M» M ±^1 r »V*tl/i: T ^ up fc to the-finest C0f6pejf»tlv«sn^ n ,-.l n |' r( u<'tor in the -A enginV'sn|SSat7that"schob* ^••'-"-•*- J - - • * ANNOUNCE NEW REGULATIONS FOR INDUCTED MEN The local draft, board, office received the following notice Mon- BOUNTY STUDENTS WERE GRADUATED FROM I. S. C. FRIDAY Students from Humboldt county -ha "were gfaduatea"frdm" Iowa tate College at Ames Friday even- day: ng are: Ruth McGuIre of LuVerne, "Effective June 16, every induct- achelor of science In applied art; ed man will be released from active irglula Dunker of Humboldt, service for a period of approximate- ucholor of science in foods and ly 14 days, unless he prefers t utrition and Margaret Dunpby of proceed directly to service from th ardy. bachelor of science in reception center." 'The army will furnish trans portatton, meals and lodging en route to the city from which he wa Inducted and from there back the reception center." tlon service for the held. Charles J. Nelson holds the honor of being a member of the Masonic lodge tbe longest length of lime of any living local member. This next year he will be a 50 year Mason. The present officers of the lodge are: Gordon Hoffman, worshipful master; Walter E. Crlssey, senior warden; Clarence Cole, Junior war- Johnson, "treasurer; Charles Nelson, tyler; Merle Johnson, senior deacon; John Edwards, junior i- the s'tate of Iowa. The thriving industries of Hum- holdt, DeKalb Agricultural Assoc., Mineral Springs Bottling Co., Concrete Products, and Humboldt Produce are all pictured In the folder with a brief evplanatlon of each. The city has two schools, the Humboldt Public School and S.t Mary's Parochial school both of which are pictured with ,a brief history in the folder. Pictures of two of Humboldfs eight churches also appear. The Inside page of the folder contains a nine by twelve inch map of Humboldt and vicinity drawn by J. Lieutenant Lawrence H. son of Mrs. j. G. Devlne of Humboldt was commissioned as Lieutenant in the United States Army. May 21, 1942 and received his wings at the armies' twin-engine school at Victorvllle, Calif. He completed an extensive 7V& months train- Ing, which Included primary and basic study at Gal-Aero Academy at Ontario, Calif., and advance at yictprvllle. "Hfels, being sent to Mather Field, Calif., for a 30 day Instructor's course In twin-engine, after which he,will return to Victorvllle to <be LADIES CAN SEE DEPUTIES THIS WEEK Made Grand Rush for City Hall Friday. Deputies who are receiving canning sugar applications from ladles in Mumboldt were literally "snowed under" at their headquarters In the city hall Friday afternoon. Ladles stormed the place like H was silk stocking day at Macy's basement. In order to take care of everyone in Huraboldt, the deputies will receive applications on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons of this week, from 1:30 to 5:30 oiclock. At first it was thought three days last week would suffice for receiving the applications, but the procedure took longer than the deputies realized, .so these additional (lays were set up. It is possible more time will be given If this is not time enough. • Ladles are asked to remember his first application is for cann- ng such fruits as strawberries, •aspberrles and the earlier fruits; ater in the fall another, application series wijl be held for those who want sugar to can pears, peaches, etc. ' >•'•••• Those women making application .re asked to bring their War Ra-" ion books with them. They are o know the exact amount of fruit anned, in 1041, how much of that -station the United'.States as Instructor*',!!! multi-engine ships'for the duration. a left over mount they ear. now, and also ' tho intend to can this unerittteniWn >unt* iMt W«ek. v He sac- eeds Misa Marie. Burns who has ad the office th» paat three years. H. . The. map show the deacon; George steward; steward. Ray Fanning, Llndhart, senior Junior lome economics education. Prominent Wesley Citizen Passes On This new proceedure will apply only to men reporting fpr Induction on and after June 16. C. J. Sherman, 83, pioneer of the Wesley vlcinlly died at his home Saturday, May 30. Until recent years Sherman was active in local i affairs, prominent In banking and DEATH BREAKS UP one of the organizers of the Farm- f QHPf PTM era elevator company. OUttLJUIN Isabelle Gregerson and Bill Fain were Married Sunday Fjrst Lutheran church in Hum- boJdt was the scsue at a pretty wedding Sunday afternoon, June 7, o'clock when Miss Isabelle of Humboldt, daughter Henry Gregergou was decorated with pink and white peonies, and lighted candelabra. Preceding tbe ceremony the pianist Miss Ragnbild Endahl. played piano selections; and accompanied Don Wbillhlte of Iowa City, when he sang "0 Promise Me," and "Be' cause." The latter selection was sung immediately ceremony. Members of the bridal party took Fran? Lowder and Fay Pitman of Pakot% OJty, Fre4 Pitman of Groin, |Jlla4el Pitman of Wyaconda, ., J?f?, Garl Parks of Salem, Ore., of Mr. and Mrs following the their place at tbe altar as Miss Endahl played the processional," The Bridal Chorus" from Lohengrin. Ushers who led the party were Robert Scott of Huroboldl and Mur- srya Fain <jf Lehigh. TUey WBfe followed by Mrs. Dutcber.of Forl Mason city Dodge, sister of the bride, and Mrs. | BASEBALL TEAM James Sorlien formerly of Bode, passed away at Minneapolis, Minn., Friday morning, June 5 at 4 o'clock. Funeral services were held in Minneapolis on Monday of this week. He was married, but had no children. His death broke up a leant lhal was famous 111 the annals of Bode baseball history James and bis 8 brothers bad a reunion at the home of their sister, Mrs. Henry Lorge at St, Cloud, Minnesota in August of last year. At that time tbey discussed their baseball days, and particularly the instance when they played the Luther College team of Deoorah and lost au eleven Inning LUVERNE FARMWIFE FALLS THRU CHUTE Mrs. Edwin Marty, who lives five miles south of LuVerne, fall nine feet down a hay chute recently, but aside from shock and bruises was nol badly injured. She was gathering eggs at the lime Ihe accident happened. County Supervisors Canvassed Primary Vote This Tuesday, The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will cauvaas the votu on Tuesday of this week. The men will make au official count of bal- ots cast in the primary elections ver this county. thriller 3 to 2. The brothers surviving are Magnus of Bode, Albert of Bode, Leon of Fargo, N. D., 'Anie of Humboldt, Carl of St. Paul, Henry of Minot, N. D.. Olviu of Raka O«car of . of Humboldt, the . uridesmaias wore simple yet sttrscttvs gowns of pi-gaudy, Mrs. Pitcher' in pink and Mrs. Scott In pescJj. They curried a bouquet of EWden flowers and wore a white their hair. Mrs. John of Cedar Rapids wits her ' brWesinalnda, GIL5IORE YOUTH NA5JED EDITOR OF MAGAZINE Murvin Julius, son of Mr. aud Mrs. A, A. Julius of Gllmore City has beeu named editor of the Iowa Agiiculturist, stujeat d4v&ioaal magazine. Marvin ij» a sophomore lu anteai husbandry at Jaw* State College at Ames. H§ TJ^ j^ui flis t ' QUOTA FOR WAR BONOS AND STAMPS STILL NOT REACHED Kar.-y Strong, Ifumboldt county chairman of the war bond and stamp sales campaign, states this county's quota has not been reached yet, and efforts are being made at the present time to get everyone, who has not already done BO, to olgil hla Jjjiiugii. It is said that there are too many token pledges, and too many token purchases; that is, we have to think in t»«st of liojlars instead of in it:ring .of ppuuK's. ' A release sent Mr. Strong states: I "Sometimea people say, wiiy a pledge campaign, why not Jusi. go out and. buy the bonds? Well, that would be fine if they would do It. But when people make a pledge to do something they sign the bass rearing ponds, the fishing spots, Ihe highways and Humboldt and Dakota City. It can ba noliced hy Ihe map that Humboldt Is the shape of Texas. Surrounding th map are thirteen pictures of famil lar scenes of Humboldt; the Publl Library, Blcknell Park, Taft an< John Brown parks memorials water plant park, cottages at th country club, fish caught in th river, power plant, the dam on tin. west branch of the river, and air view of the bass rearing ponds, the dam on Ihe east fork of the river ha new Humboldt county cour house, a river scene and a park scene from Humboldl. , The folders will undoubtedly bring great results from the efforts put Into them. Those members of the Chamber of Commerce who have not received their folders for distribution can call at the Jaqua Printing Com- Corolla Lonning Married Edward Henderson Sunday ( ;Newi Ssrvlif! ' '"'' ! .p. ........ THOR—Thtt, tvm«*«i H . ' J- ^.* V.' THOR—-The- marriage of Mlai Carolla Lonning, daughter of Mr and Mrs. E. Lonning of Thor to Edward Henderson of Byron, 111., son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Henderson of Humboldt, took place Sunday evening at the Thor church at 8:30 P. M. The Rev. T. B. Thorson official- pany office or contact the secretary, Byron Shepard. Club at the double ring ceremony. loral bouquets of mock orange lossoms and candelabr tt decorat- d the church, Mrs. Rev. Thor- oa played Lohengrin's wedding narch as the bridal piety took lelr ulacns. The bride, given In marriage by er father, wore a white chiffon own with lace bodice and trim- ing. Her veil was floor length to Ittvest a certain fi£ money to l|f)0 win the ,,.. MQ<Jeru. warfare doesn't a Befl. ah/Wo^ a BB ffiiu Tftnn't u PJaues, 6VWS, &*< Serial Numbers of Recently Registered Men in This Issue This issue of Ihe Humboldt Inde- leiidenl contains the names, addresses and serial numbers of the "en. 44 to 65, who registered re- untly in Humboldt county. The —f ""• * c " «»» "<• Jen's cards were shuffled at the : with a P earl he <"J tierra. oc»\ draft board office, and a surl- ; "*W ** Honor I number was given. These men I The lna W of honor, Mary Jaue 'ill not receive order numbers. f Cayauaugh of Fort Dodge, wore a • -— j P' uk satin brocaded gowu. The Alfred Mmas T of* tw ? brw e»malds, Eunice Thompson m , tTi ' Jt I" 1 " 1 mncis Hellickson of Hum- O J.aKe Defense Job jboldt wore blue chittou with laco Alfred Mess of Giimore City went to J'on Sheridan, III, where he be-' ga« work Tuesday, June 2, as a' government welder. H<J has con- ! du«a<m a » iTSfisms-rt »ud auto re-, Ditir aim*. 4-. v>- - • »'«Mr sav|j in r^iuauozitas for th& 1 past several years. Mrs, Mess will conduct the business duriug the summer tuoolha. SISTER OF JANET SINCLAIR DIED AT MAYWOOD, ILLINOIS Miss Janet Sinclair of Humboldt return*!} home Wednesday evening from Rodman, where she bad been to attend funeral services for her slater, Mrs. Mary Fenn, who died at Maywood, Illinois, May 28. Mrs, Feun's body was brought to Rodman, and burial took place there Decoration Day. Deceased is a former resident ot this county. She taught school Jn the rural districts of this county. LOTSOFSPUfsHING AS WADING POOL OPENED FRIDAY LAST About seventy-five entbusastic children flocked to the Taft Park wading pool In Humboldt Friday aflernoon, June 5th, for Ihe opening day of ibis season. The children, dressed in all lypes and colors of balhing suils, look great delight in splashing about in tbe water. Before entering the pool each child must take a foot bath and f they have any open sores or cuts bey will not be admitted to tbe pool. Weather permitting the pool will be open daily, except Sunday rom 1:30 to 4:30. The pool is open to children from be ages of 6 to 13, and those of pre-school age should hare an older person accompanying then. GASfE ENDS IN The Each of the girls carried bouquets of sweet 'peati a»4 roses, i 'The brides niece Marsha Carn^pp Tui'Un.ta.iHt Ilaa Ur\i**«ia i»i«M.rt« $lr|, vore piuk orsaady anil diuy- ped ros^ pftal". Victor Lcnuijug of Pea SJyJues, the riag bearer waw attired in a blue pahn beach suit. S».rvius the groooaj as best was Dunuld Knleriem qJ! and ushers were Letter La, ol. Badger an.4 ~ LOCAL MARKETS Quoted by MUJsrs Pro4uqe— Oreasi, sweet __________ ^ ' Cream, No. 1 .,.. T ~" Cream, No. 8 "" Quoted by Huiub. Quoted

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