The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on June 30, 1942 · Page 1
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Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 30, 1942
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VOLUME NO, 76, NO, 6 MUMBOLDf, IOWA, TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 1942 WHOLE NUMBER 3,897 BOARD DECIDES AGAINST HOLDING FAIR [Collected 18,735 pounds of lOld Rubber in Drive Friday 11 TRUCKS (FIVE PICKUPS [WERE USED Oil Industrie* and Various Clubs Co-operated. A total of 18,735 pounds ot re| claimable rubber was collected in rHumboldt, Dakota City and the townships of Corinth, Beaver, ; Grove and Rutland Friday oE last Reports Death of Dr. C. C, Deyereaux Late of Wisconsin Word from Mrs. C. H. Devereaux, of San Diego, Calif., gives the information that Dr. C. C. Devereaux, brother of Dr. C. H. Devereaux, recently passed away at his home in Janesville, Wis. Dr. C. C. Devereaux was at one time identified with the Devereauxs in their dental work in Port Dodge, and was well known in Humboldt. However, he had operated his dental office in Janesville for more than twenty years. His wife preceded him more than a year ago. They had no family. He died of heart trouble. Dr. H. C. Devereaux who was in San Diego Mrs. Devereaux, still talk ot Humboldt and their many friends here. Mrs. Devereaux also enclosed .Dakota City. Co-operating were employes of the oil Industries, Chamber of Commerce members of Humboldt and Dakota City, city officials, Boy Scout members and 4-H club workers. | Wednesday of last week the con: tacts were made. Boy Scouts and : 4-H club youths made a house to t .house canvass of every home in the two towns,, and four townships. | • They determined, by using quest- ! Nevllle ,„ forty-one years of age ionuaires, if the premises yielded and the aoa , s nlneteen _ ( old rubber. If so, the truck driver 'made a stop at the- place Friday, '-•and the rubber was gathered by the iScouts and 4-H boys. The collectors > were t equipped 'wlth-scales and money, Wd paid a r'tne old rubber. , Jn clippings from the California, papers relative to' other people well I known in Humboldt. I Harold Neville, well remembered here, with his son Robert, recently enlisted in the Navy. The paper shows a cut or picture of father niitl son in their uniforms and carrying their side arms. Harold ANNOUNCE MARRIAGE IF BRADGATE PAIR t^Jm DEMOCRATS MET IN CO. CONVENTION Elected Delegates at Meeting Held Friday. Democratic delegates held their county convention Friday morning at the Board room In the courthouse at Dakota City, Ray Llndhart was selected to preside as temporary chairman, and secretary was Mlas Julia Nelson. The following delegates were elected to attend the state convention In Des Moines July 10: Wm. Housel, Margaret Nisaen, Julia Nelson, Albert Morehouse, Mae 'Pease, Gertrude Boore, John Lattin Jr., Mrs. Katie Nielsen, Fannie Schluter, Walter Schluter and Ra Llndhart. The Democratic judicial conven tion will be held at Des Motne July 21. Delegates elected to at tend this session are: Mrs. Wm Vouderhaar, Eva Volberdlng, Fran! Hoffman, Neill Ruse, Mlna Housel Charlotte Vonderhaar, Ed. Wlttman Cy Conlon, George Dunphy, Leon ard Anderson, and Jos Nelson. Alternates elected were Walte Millward.'Mrs. Wayne Rider, Wm Johnson, Bert Looney, Mrs. Chas Christiansen, Nell McCormick back \>y the housewives, for use by the Boy Scouts. The immediate drive for reclaimable rubber ends midnight, Tuesday, June 30. However, It any person has rubber that has not 'been collected, It can be brought to any oil station, or to the rubber stockade erected near the Humboldt Trust and Savings Bank In Humboldt. I Government officials say if the rubber drive proves highly success- { iul, it may have some bearing on ^ the proposed gasoline rationing In the midwest. | More and more articles are being thrown into the rubber stockade la Humboldt. This is a good place to ' .get rid of old shoes with rubber soles, rubber jar rings, sink stoppers and other small items one does .not want to carry to a filling station, Mr. and Mrs, Earl Maupln of Bradgate announce the marriage HUMBOLDT RETAILERS HAVE STAMP-BOND QUOTA OF $12,163 R. G. Nelson of Humboldt, county chairman of the "Retailers for Victory" drive said today the Unit' ed States treasury expects tbe retailers of Humboldt county to sell $12,1C3 worth of war bonds and stamps during July. ' During this month the retailers ' Delegates passed a resolution re gardlng/ legislation for dependen children, and also voted to suppor C. B. Murtagh as district committeeman. Mrs. Daniel Vote of their daughter Jean to Mr. Daniel L. Vote, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Vote, also ot Bradgate. The ceremony took place Sunday, June 7, at Bethany, Missouri. The Rev. W, H. Hawes officiated. Have Carried Out 5-Year Immunization Program at Ottosen Records show that the public school at Ottosen, under the direction of Superintendent W. P. Truesdell, has carried out a five-year immunized program. Ninety-seven per cent of the school children have been immunized against several different diseases. This number includes three- fourths ot the township, and a total of 251 children passed through the the clinic In 1942. Included were school and pro-school children. The cost has been borne by the Ottosen Red Cross, and the co-operating physician was Dr. Cloyce A. Newman of Bode. Superintendent Truesdell has resigned from the Ottosen school faculty, and will take over the super- luteudency at the Kanawha school in the fall. Undoubtedly he will sponsor the immunization program in that school In the same manner. of the nation are being aaked to raise a billion dollars by the sale 1 of the war bonds, and stamps. The campaign in this county, as , over the'entire nation, gets under* -. way promptly at 1? o'clock noon, Wednesday, July 1. Other towns | perhaps are beginning their drives '.at various Hours during the day, ' but.the first day of Jully officially f opens the campaign. Bells will ring and sirens will lie used to stress the opening of the jnonth-lonf fftlfc For tbj first fifteen minutes, that Is, from 13 noon * to I? 46,'merchants iwj clerks are Lennon-McCarty Nuptials \Read at Methodist Church aaked to sell noting but the war by , feonde 004 stamps. Business will decocted, with bouquets of blue an4 The Methodist church in Humboldt was the scene of a pretty wedding Sunday afternoon, June 28 at 3 o'clock, when Miss Marcella Ljufipn pf Hufflholdt, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. 4. B- Lennon of Laurens, formerly of this pity, and Mr, AJbrook McCarty of Cuerp, Texas, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. p. McCarty of Fort Dodge were married by the Rev, C. A. JUcbardj, retired Methodist minister. The single ring service was used i, and tbe church was go on as after the 16 mjn>tfe wWte Attendants Chalriaatt NelBPft hj,s appointed. ABOUT THE WEATHER were MJT., and M»y»ard Lenaoa of Milwaukee, Wlsconjjila, $he tprmar § brother o| the bride- Miss BJlee VftS firgajilat, an4 gh, e accompanied Mrs. Hawtd, ira£djjg§£4 who sang breath. Mrs. McCarty, mother of the groom, wore a corsage of assorted sweetpeas and Mrs. Lennon's corsage was of delphiniums. Miss Ringsborg wore a corsage of white gladiolas, while Mrs. Brandsgard's was of yellow gladiolas. Following the ceremony a reception was held in the dining room of the church, for 35 relatives and friends. The couple left on a short wedding trip, and wilt be at home in Cuero after July 3, where Mr. McCarty Is a civilian instructor tor the army air corps. Among tbe out-of-town close relative* and, friends a|tendl»* were Mr- M4 Mrs. Maygard. LenflOft of Mr an4 Mrs, Owigfet Rapidj, Mr. an4 Mr*. i. Ljsnnw ««4 Mr- «B4 Mr* «• R. Hewer, H/, »M Mn, ff. Mrs, & fil {oJilQWft ft Wftf , ,T,hjy t wW EVERETT WALLER CALLED TO COLORS AT LOWRY FIELD Everett Waller, son of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Whller formerly ot west of Humboldt, and pioneers of this section, was called to service In the armed forces at Lowry Field, at Denver, Colorado, and reported for duty last week, Mr, Waller was a major In the armed forces of the last war, and since that time has practiced law In Sioux City. He has been prominent In mulcipal and local affairs, and has been- commander of the Laurens Schull Post at Sioux City, has also been commander of the Veterans ot Foreign Wars, and has been a reserve officer and a past president of the Sons of the American Revolution. A clipping concerning his call to duty, taken from the Sioux City papers says that this Is the third call to duty he has answered, as he was on the Mexican border with the' national guard with the 37th division, and saw service on both the French and Belgian fronts. Also he Is exalter ruler of the Elks lodge at Sioux City. He is a married man and has three sons. Many Humboldt people will remember the Wallers. The farm ..they occupied here still is in the .posesslon of their heirs. REV. AND MRS. W.C, WILLIAMS IN MOTOR ACCIDENT SATURDAY Rev. and Mrs. W. Clark Williams of Humboldt, who have been in the Were victims of an- automobile 1 accident early Saturday morning as they started homeward from Chicago, Illinois. Mrs. Williams sustained cuts and bruises, her principal injury being a cut lip which required two stitches to close. Other Injuries included bruises and abrasions to face, wrists and knees. She was given first aid treatment at the Jefferson Perk hospital at Chicago, and then returned to the home of her son Ernest, who lives in that city. Mr. Williams returned home by train Saturday night to conduct services Sunday at the Humboldt Congregational church, and went back to Chicago Sunday night Saving been advised that repairs to the car would be completed Monday. Tbe accident occurred when another car, east bound, made a short left-hand turn to the north directly in front ot the west-bound Williams car, according to reports made to the police departments by the drivers ot both cars. Neithei Mr. Williams nor tbe driver of the other car, Howard Rodney, of Chicago, were injured.' Mr. Williams reports that Rodney admitted to police investigating the accident that be was at fault. REPUBLICAN WILL BE PRINTED WEDNESDAY The Hnmboldt Republican for this week will bo printed Wednesday instead of Thnrsdnr- This Is to permit the advertisers to get their bargains before the public for the Thursday and Friday trade, itx the Foorth of July comes on Saturday. VIRGINIA RANDALL AND H.J, PATRICK MARRIED SUNDAY Miss Virginia Randall, daughter of Mrs. Frank Lovrlen ot Des Moines, formerly ot Humboldt, and H. J. Patrick ot Des Moines were married at 9:30 o'clock Sunday morning, June 28 at St. Ambrose rectory in Des Moines. The Rev. Fr. Walker officiated at the morning ceremony. Attendants were R. Boudewlns and Miss Harriet Ann Lovrien, both ot Des Moines. For her marriage the bride wore pink marquisette, and carried a bouquet of pink and white carnations. Miss Lovrlen was attired in blue marquisette, and her bouquet was made up of blue flowers. A reception was held at the bride's home at 11 o'clock, attended by the bridal party and fifty friends and relatives. The couple left on a wedding trip of unannounced destination and after two weeks will be at home In Des Moines. While making her home In Humboldt, Mrs. Patrick was employed as stenographer In the law offices of Lnvrifin and Lovrlen. Attending the we.ddlng from Humboldt were Mr. and Mrs, Phillip C. Lovrlen, Mr. and Mrs. Orvls Lovrlen, the Misses Arlene Miller and Hazel Hlnners. Former Local Residents Celebrated Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. William Inrson of L Isbon, Illinois, former residents of Humboldt, celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary In Majr of this year, at their homo In Lisbon. They arc the parents of two sons and two daughters, Lawrence Lor son of Lebanon, Oregon, Willis Larson of Jolce, Mrs. Amos Olson of Humboldt and Mrs. Arvell Asbjornson of Kensett, There are fire grandchildren. Lake Clippers 4-H Girls to Present rF^^^ * Or KOtary pneumonia at a C Scheduling Two More Township Meetings For Inflation Talks Two more township meetings on he antl-flatlon program will take ilace the next month, according to bounty Agent Clarence Powell. These will be held for the residents of Humboldt and Corinth town- hips. The discussions are open to be public, ttud led by Farm Bureau 'fficlals, such ag the county agent, :ounty borne demonstration agent, lorne project chairmen and others. Bankers fronj the various towns hare taken part la (he panel dis- lisslong, and an average of 60 per- ons have attended the meetings. A joint meeting was held at Gilmore City for Avery and Weaver OWftsWpa, with a total attendance t ISO, Meetings, will have been held in 11 the townships, i» the county with, the Idea of egwattof the »eo- le concern^ JftOtJMPjB, wb.Jch gen- Tuesday evening the Lake Clippers Qlrls 4-H club will provide the program for the meeting of ;he Ilotary club at, the basement of the Lgglon Building in Humboldt. The program will include: a demonstration ou making whole wheat bread by Averlll Oppedahl and Orace Harvey; Margarite Oppedahl will give a short talk on the values of the rural youth school Announce Marriage of Fern Parsons And Corp. Hopper Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Parsons of south of Humboldt are announcing the marriage of their daughtei Fern to Corporal A. A. Hopper, of San Diego, California. The ceremony took place at Numa, Arizona June 21. Corporal Hopper is with the Marines at San Diego, and his wife Is employed at the Douglas Aircraft factory at Long Beach, Calif. FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR REV. ANDREW PETERSEN Funeral services were held Saturday, June 20, at Missouri Valley, Iowa, for Rev. Andrew Peterson, 66, formerly a Baptist pastor In Council'Bluffs hospital Thursday morning, June 18. The services were held from the Missouri Valley Baptist church with the Uev. M. A. Wesgaard of Tekamah, Nebraska, officiating. The body was taken to Men-Its Grove church near Audubon where rites were conducted with Rev. Albert Wluff officiating. Interment was in Merrills Grove cemetery, A complete obituary will held at Ames for six weeks last. found elsewhere. ailmmnt** Flnr/ian nvt*/i will nvnlnln be summer; Dorcas Byro will explain the seceretary's duties In 4--H club work and will read the minutes ot one of the Lake Clipper's club meetings. Mrs. Floyd Lane, the leader of the club, will explain some ot the various activities that are carried on in 4-H club work. SEVERAL BOYS AND GIRLS TO TAKE PART IN PROGRAM WED'Y Mrs. Maxine Dwyer, ot Humboldt is presenting her dancing pupils in a program at the Dakota City school auditorium Wednesday evening, July 1, beginning at 8:15 o'clock. There Is no admission charge, and the affair Is open to the public. Miss Enid Stoebu la the piano accompanist. Dances will be woven Into the play. The first play is entitled "The Terrible Candy Eater," and is a PROGRAM (Continued on page two) YOUTH UNINJURED IN FALL FROM HAY MOW SUNDAY Norman Nlemler, son ot Victor Niemler, living near Clare, escaped without serious Injuries Sunday when be fell from a hay mow at his home. He was examined by a Humboldt physician, and was found to have received only slight bruises. M. D. Nute Writes Friends in Humboldt; Whereabouts Unknown Friends in Humboldt have received, several letters from M. D. Nute, former Humboldt plumber, and who la with the United States forces at a distance, and he states that ho is well and fully occupied. Of course be can not disclose his place, ot residence nor what he Is doing. He sets the Humboldt papers regularly, and said he wanted a copy of the promotion folders recently put out by the Humboldt and Dakota City Commercial Club. INVITATION CONCERT WILL BE PRESENTED BY BAND STUDENTS Sixty-three music students who have participated in the summer instrumental music work at the Humboldt public school will present an invitation concert Tuesday evening, June 30, at the Humboldt high school auditorium, beginning at 8 P. M. 0. Clifford Anderson is the director. This concert concludes the first part ot the summer Instrumental music program. The last part of the summer music schedule will be resumed Monday morning, August 3, at 8 o'clock. At that time the marching band will again be organized and stressed, until after the-football season is over. '^i*.*tfw5Eir-irf,«.'n f - V*AM - »- ,.**•. pretented Tuesday evening: •?•• "Joy Riders," junior band. "Skaters l Waltz," "Marines March", and "A Little March," advanced beginners. "I Dream of Jeannle With the Light Brown Hair," clarinet trio, composed om Margaret Jean Butterworth, Joyce Sorletn and Doris Holdeter. 'White Cliffs ot Dover," Verle Larson. "Columbian," Junior band. "Selected", bassoon solo, Patty Ruse. "Over the Waves," Marian Trexel. "American Beauty .\VaHz", Junior band. - ; "Pomp and Circumstance," Hope Schellenberger. : '. : 'The Holy City," Patty Weir. •'Conqueror Overture," junior band. , • .-.••-- • "Last Night," Mary Lowder. "Cantilena," Colleen Patton. "Flamadldllngs," Gerald Odland, "Rifle Rangers," Junior band. Accompanists will be Patty Ruse, Hope Shellenberger and Ruth pitch. 'Monday morning after a rehearsal of tbe program, the Junior band enjoyed a picnic. COMPLYING WITHGOV'T Achievement D*y Will Be Held For 4-M Workers. The Humboldt County Agricultural Society, in a meeting held Saturday evening in Humboldt, decided against balding .the County fair this fall. This decision^ is in compliance with the government's request ,to cancel fairs and celebratlqns for (.he duration, because of the rubber and gasoline situation. This county's fair board bad waited the past few days to make a decision, to see what the boards of surrounding county fairs would do. In most 'cases, where the fair preparations had not progressed too far, the events were- cancelled, A few fairs in northwest lows- will be held, but only because season, tickets have been, sold, acts have been signed for 1 appearance and all plans have been made and carried OUt. -,".:'-.• Achievement Day Because the members of this county's 4-H clubs always take an active part in the county fair, the Farm Bureau plans to hold 'an Achievement Day for both the boys' and girls' clubs. It is probable at this time the girls will hold demonstrations On their year's work, or booths the work they have completed this year in their club • work. •• * In all probabilities the boys will show their cattle, have some judging team workouts,, and aucilon their baby beeves; one of the main features of the annual county fair. As details are worked out on the Achievement Day, they will be pub-,'S lishedHn the Humbol BOUNTY GIRLS IN JRADUATION CLASS Two Humboldt county girls were ;raduated from St. Joseph Mercy lospltal Thursday morning in impressive services that took place at the hospital chapel. The two are Evelyn RutU Cleveland of Badger Hardy. Helen Marie Sorensen of Republicans Held County Convention InfAssembly Room at Courthouse Friday e Republican county convention was held Friday morning at ;he assembly room of the courthouse in Dakota City, Franklin Jaqua called the meeting to order n the absence of County Chairman Elmer Llndbart and Vice'Ohairman Hollar. Mr. Jaqua also pre- dded §« permanent chairman, an4 Mrs. Mary H. 8. Johnston wa« s»- ecte4 aa permanent secretary. Communications were read, atu} Mr. JjM}u». agnflujcBd tfe«: state Republican convfntlon wU| fee h,eJ4 ftt U A, M, »t tbe Coli- in fifMj Moines; tfte ftate ju.- 4ipi*i fftBYStttjlpjji wUJ he bjJ4 at my JMJy 86, wrt ha hal/i at Wff fBSffH|t -*PSS ?.. |a visor district are: Pom Pierson, Mrs. Randall Melson and Mrs. Mary H. S. Johnston; to tbe state judicial m that district, 0. W. QarfleW, Phil c. Lovrlen and Franklin •faqua. To tbe state convention to the third supervisor Will Raker; ^ Roy. , Charles ker, Q. A. Fackjra an4 pineft Ottosen to Have New Superintendent > of Schools ' George Belken, a former teacher in the West Bend Consolidated school, has been elected by Ottosen BphooJ board te s.«QQeed W. P. Truesdell who has accepted a position at Kanawha as tendent of the Kaaawba public school. Mr. Belkeu has been erlntendent of schools at r Cylinder in. the north part of KosBuJfc coiiftr' • ty. ppnventlon, H- L- Zigrang, gawyer, Otto Olson; J. F. Miller, Mrs. Anna {tossing, Henry Lovlg Olson. To the state 4icial, Melvin Baker, Qeorge Bick, Pchultz, Tom Johnson, L. W. Mill? LOCAlMAflKETS ] er an4 Clinton eight delegates ejected district Judl<|al «pnventlos KILLED WHEN STRUCK BY LIGHTNING IN SUNDAY STORM A mule belonging to Will Anselment of south., of Humboldt was fo.und dead in the pasture Monday morning ot this week, apparently having been killed, by a bolt , of lightning. It is thought the lightning struck the mule during the storm which was raging about 6 or 6 P. M. Sunday. The Anndlments said a bolt of lightning seemed to hit near their farm about 5:30, and it Is thought that is when the mule was struck. Marlyn Maassen, hired man on tbe Anselment farm, discovered the dead animal early Mondaj morning. Lightning struck the Archie Adams home in north Huraboldt Sunday about 5:30, and damaged the chimney. The Clyde Hart home north ot Humboldt was also said to have been struck. Ttte Hgtitn* ing reportedly burned along the window, following a light wire, Tho damage was slight, according to reports. •1 ¥ 'I /| „

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