The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on July 7, 1942 · Page 1
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Humboldt, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 7, 1942
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VOLUME NO. tfe, NO. 7 HUMBOLDT, IOWA, TUESDAY, JULY 7,1042 ,: WttOLE NUMBER 3.898 12 YEAR OLD GIRL KILLED IN ACCIDENT Will Attempt to Secure [an Airport for Humboldt COMMITTEE NAMED TO [MAKE PLANS Will Meet With Government Representative. Initial plans are In the making to |secure an airport for Humboldt. A committee has been appointed I from the Humboldt and Dakota J City Chamber of Commerce to look 'Into the matter and meet with a representative of the government concerning the project. On the committee are the following: Dr. Ivan Schultz, Harold DeGroote, County Engineer Vernon Miller and Wayne Pranke. This group will meet with Paul V. Roberts, Department of Commerce Airport Engineer, Civil Aeronautics Administration, of Kansas City, the 8th and 9th of July to discuss the feasibility of an airport in Humboldt. It Is understood the government Is planning to establish airports in several of the smaller cities. FORMER RENWICK TEACHERS WED AT .KANAWHA Renwlok Times states Miss COMMANDER OP DEFENSE CORPS July War Bond and Stamp Sale Off to a Good Start Says Getting Papers Paul Leaverton, above, of Hum- is just Like a The "Retailors for Victory" month-long war bond and stnmp sale In llumhnldt and Dakota City got off to a flying start Wednesday noon. Tlio sale opened at 12 o'clock noon, with the ringing of church bells and tlio shrieking of the fire sirens. From 12 o'clock to 12:15 P. 3L, retailers sold nothing but stamps and bonds. That the salesmen were on their toes throughout Wednesday afternoon Is evidenced by the fact tlint war bonds were sold In tlio nmonnt of $2850, In llnm- boldt and Dakota City alone. Retailers In the two towns purchased about $1000 In stamps of various denominations, to sell over the counter to their customers. At the present time there Is no way of knowing the oxnct amount of war stamps sold In tills manner. All key .business firms In Humboldt and Dakota City will hare stamps for sale during the entire month of July, and will encourage tliclr customers to take a part of their change In 'stamps. Likewise business firms In other towns In this county have joined the "Retailers for Victory" campaign. Humboldt connty's quota during the month of July is some over $12,000. boldt, Is commander of the newly organized Citizens Defense Corps. He is to be aided by Ray Morgan, Howard McKee and several others in Humboldt, Dakota City and the other towns of the county. of Mr and Mrs. Theodore,T»reerk~ seu ol Kanawha, and Lieutenant Edwin Nash were married Monday, June 29 at the Methodist church in Kanawha. Both the bride and groom were Instructors at the Renwlck high school a few years ago. BEBEK AH LODGE OFFICERS WERE INSTALLED FRIDAY Rebekah lodge No. 200 of Humboldt met at the I. 0. 0. F. hall Friday evening for Installation of officers The installing staff was composed of: District Deputy President, Bina Berkhlmer; Deputy Marshall, Elizabeth Perry ; Deputy Warden, Anna C. Wilson; Deputy Secretary, Myrtle Stoebe; Deputy Treasurer, Martha Wblpple and Deputy Chaplain, Lena Marsh. Officers installed for term July 1 to January 1 are: Noble Grand, Thelma Hoppe; Vice Grand. Georgia Day,''KBc ordlns Secretary, Vin- cis Cook; \. Financial Secretary, Mai-le Donahue. . Treasurer. Leone Hollar; Warden, Laurell Priinei N CondHctor, Etta Goodell; ChaplatnA Lottie Gillette; Inclde Guardian. jElsle Terwilll- ge'r, Outside Guardian, Goldle King; Right Suppbrt to Noble Grand, Mary Snltke>, Left Support to/ Noble Grand, Myrtle Stoebe; Bight Support to Vice Grand, Alma Oxborrow; Left Support to Vice Grand, Zulab W- rtch; Flag Bearer, Esther Blomker; Instructor, Bina Berkblmer and Musician, Nellie PJnney. The next meeting will be held Friday, July 17, TWs will be a regular meeting with refreshments served. 275 YOUTHS IN THIS COUNTY 18-20 YEARS OF AGE REGISTERED Records at the Humboldt county draft board In Humboldt show a total of 275 youths in this county , registered in the fifth selective service registration held ' Tuesday, June 30. The sign up was for boys i Letter From Home i Ingvald Sandall of Lawrencevlllo, ' Illinois, former Humboldt county j resident, paid this office a pleasant ! call Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. San- j dull visited last week at the home j of her folks, the K. S. Arne at j Bode. Mr. Sundall, in renewing his sub- sciiption to the Humboldt newspapers said he could not get along without them. He stated receiving the two issues a week is like get- I lug a long letter from home, and | further said he has been a subscriber for 15 years and more. WW^SfKSK.WBSifeiASS.^ i**»SBSI»* *.&,'-*'» The registration by towns foK lows: 1'loncc'r—8. Kutlaml—15. Lhermoro—31. limdguto—17. Ollmort- City—13. Hardy—22. Humuoldt—78. Ufinwlck—17. l,u Verne—0. * Thor—20. Dakota City—19. Uode—23. Ottosen—10. Humboldt connljr draft boar—1. PUBLIC LIBRARY ESTABLISHED AT RENWICK A public library is being estab- '" operation of the American Legion Auxiliary unit In that town, and the Federated Women's Clubs. The library Is to be located in the Legion ball. At the present time citizens of that vicinity are being asked to contribute books. Mrs. Mary Jane Kemp, 09, Laurens, died recently. She made her home with her daughter, Mrs. L. O .Putman. Recently Returned From Indies; to Speak at Livermore Pastor Roger Holley, who has recently returned from the Dutch I East Indies, will speak at the of Methodist church at Livermore Sunday evening at 8 o'clock. There will be no admission to the lecture, which is open to the public. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MRS. WILLIAM GUERTTMAN WED'Y Funeral services will be held at the Humboldt Congregational church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock for Mrs. William Guerttman of Humboldt who died unexpectedly shortly after midnight Saturday, July 4, at the home of a son in Spencer where she had been visiting. The Rev. W. Clark Williams will officiate, and burial will be In Union cemetery, under the direction of the Skaugstad Funeral Home. Mrs. Guerttmah had been in poor health for about two years, but her, .death v came as a shock to Graduates of Randolph Field, Tex, OTHERS WERE INJURED WHEN CARS CRASH years old at the time of her death, which was attributed to a heart ailment. Anna Santopskt Finck Guerttman was born in Hanover, Germany, September 11, 1863. She came to the United States from Germany when she was 21 years of ago, and had been a resident of Humboldt county for 33 years. She is survived by her husband, William Guerttman of Humboldt and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Augusta O'Keefe of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Walter and William Guerttman of Spencer, Peter Finck, Mrs. Lena Fuller, Mrs. Mary Brelner and Louis Guerttman all of Humboldt, 17 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. The Typo of Ships Thoy Fly. Thirty-five town boys won tholr wlngrs lit the Gulf Coast Air Force Training Center lit Klinilolph Field, Toxin, July .1. Among them were three JInmboldt County, boys. They wore Lieutenant Irving ,Jv. Kuohimsl, mUlross Badger, lown; Lieutenant lloynl A. Sorenson, address Koute J, HiimlMildt, fa, .••Jw4,M4?l?MnOj^!ir^ Iowa. The officials at JtnmUHph Field'kindly„, sent photots oflhese nft^floWffiffft^ county non-simpers. Incidentally those young nion were brought to tliclr present state of perfection In army flytng at Uie following fields: Keiilinast at Lu'bbock Field, Soroimou at Lake Charles Field, and Hughes at Lublioclc Field. First Fatality in This County in 18 Months. The two year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kleber of Fort Dodge was killed outright and several other'persons suffered; serious Injuries and bruises in an automobile collision near the Christ Olson farm, two miles south and, four miles west of Humboldt, Saturday evening about 6:30 P. M. Riding In the other oaf were members ot the Harold O'Hearn family of DUncombe, according to officers. The Klebers were driving east In their Plymouth, and the O'Hearns Were headed north In their Ford. "£lie collision took place on an in- toVaection. Officers,called to the scone were not able to got a coherent story because of the serious injuries of most of the car occupants. Mr. and Mrs. O'Hearn and two children: were taken to the Lutheran hospital at Fort Dodge, after receiving medical aid from Humboldt physicians. .. . :': ..-.:,. A report from the attending physician at the hospital Monday morning stated Mr. O'Hearn suffered a crushed chest, several fractured ribs and the fracture of both collarbones. The physician reported Mrs. O'Hearn was hysterial, but apparently had suffered no serious injuries., However, she was still In the hospital Monday morning. The O'HoarJcf,"children were about 2 and 3 years ;pldr the doctor said. The* youngei'^eceived a severe , iiSa.4 > J. jj(,t)j were Delegates Attend District Judicial Meeting Thursday Philip C. Lovrlen and Randall j Melson of Humboldt attended the district judicial convention at Em- motsburg Thursday of last week. During the convention Judges Stillman and Hudson were unanimously' nominated to succeed themselves on the bench. Also a resolution was adopted endorsing Dwight McCarty as a candidate for the supreme court. Seven Passenger and Motorcycle Tires for Humboldt County During This Month ABOUT THE .WEATHER Humboldt county's tube and tire quota for July consists of the following: seven passenger car and motorcycle tires, 18 passenger car aud motorcycle tubes, 28 passenger retreads, 38 truck,, bus, light truck, tractor and implement tires. Also 43 truck, bus, light truck, tractor and implement tubes, and 45 truck, bus, light truck, tractor and implement retreads. In June the following received new passenger automobiles, according to the Humboldt County rationing office: Aven Soppeland of Badger, Hans Lerdal of Goldfield, Eugene Born of Thor, Albert Klein of Gllmore City, Eli Fehr of Ottoseu and Leonard B. Olesen of Livermore. New Tlre^Tubea The following new passenger and motorcycle tires and tubes were granted during June: Roy F. Butler, wall carrier, Rutland, ? passenger tires and ? passenger tubes. Pred J. ZwlefeJ, Renwlck, farmer, I passenger tube. j$. j. Fevold, Badger, farmer, 9 pass. g%r iujjes, - Twwen. GUinpre City, f%r?jjer, i pass, car tube. Waiter JWHJward, KmabaUt, tor- mefs Elevator. EllWQQd larger, I Peter t&fi, %. Colllm. Livetmore, Llvurmore, carrier, I pass. tiro. Rev. J. E. Rankiu, 1 pass. tire. W. H. Volberding. Humboldt, farmer, 2 trailer tubes. Clarence Helland, Bod9, Elevator, 1 pick-up tube. Truck and Bus New truck, bus, etc., tires ai:tl tubes were issued to the following: Ben Trexel, Humboldt, trucker, 1 truck tire, Ice delivery. Chas. A. Peterson, Humboldt, 1 truck tire, fuel oil. T. M. Aure, Bode, farmer, \ tractor tire. J. °0. Dale, Bode, farmer, I tractor tire. C. P. WelJen, HumbpWt, Hatch, ery, 1 truck tire and 1 truck tube, Lee Bollock, Humboldt, 1 truck tire, fuel pll, 3. M, Skow, Humboldt, 1 truck tire and I truck tube, fuel oil. John Grab, Ltvermore, farmer, 1, truck tube. P. H. ift4ler, »SBWi«fc trucker, I truck tire, fuel oil. C, 4- Brecbler, Hardy, trucker, I truck tire, fuel oil Willie Ophelm, Bagla Grove, farmer, I combine tire and } tube. Clans Zlegier, GUmore City, ^ tractor lire and \ tractor t«be- m M farmer, 1 tractor tire and 1 tractor tube. Thos. Joiner, Humboldt, farmer, 1 tractor tire. H. C. Jennings, Pioneer, trucker, 1 truck tire. Carroll Adams, Ottosen, farmer 1 tractor tubo. Concrete Pj-oduelu, Corp., Humboldt, 4 truck tires, maintenance of public roads and for construction of military estab. Oscar Wyatt, Hardy, fanner, l truck tire and 1 truck tube, school bus. Arthur Parsons, Huroboldt, farmer, l tractor tire, % B. L. Blaln, Gilmore City, farmer, 2 tractor tires and two tractor tubes. Harold Rood, Bode, trucker, 1 truck tire, fuel oil. L. M. Olson, Bode, farmer, 2 tractor tires and ? tractor tubes. Humboldt Implement Co., Humboldt, 2 truck tires and 2 truck tubes. Otaf Knutson, Tbor,, trucker, 1 truck tire, Produce. Clarence Hejland, 1040, trucker, 1 trupj^tlre 904 I truck |ube, Par- Hardy, City, I. E. Movlck, Ottosen, trucker, 1 truck tire, produce. C. M. Walking, Cilmore City, 1 truck tire and 1 truck tube, Humboldt Produce and Hatchery, Z truck tires, hauling produce. DeKulli Agr. Assn., Humboldt, 1 truck tire and 1 truck tube, Seed curn plbitl, Ora Landinesser, Giluiore City, farmer, 2 tractor tlrfa.i and 2 tractor tubes. Sid Holland, Bode, trucker, 1 truck tire, produce. Alfred L. Gregory, Rutland, farmer, 1 tractor tire. D. C. Cooper, Ottosen, trucker, 1 truck, tire and 1 truck tube. R. C. Bellows, Coca Cola Dlst. Humboldt, I truck tire. Marshall Doughty, Livermore, farmer, l tractor tire and 1 tractor tube. Harold V. Clay, Dakota City, trucker, 1 truck tire, road raalnt. Daa Malkmus, Livermore, farmer, 2 tractor tubes. John Lottus, Humboldt, farmer, tractor tires. Lawrence Haaland, Hardy, farmer, 1 implement tire (combine). Helens Clark, Humbo.l4t, Fferlst. I truc'< tire and l truck tube. 8. Hauck, Hum,baldt, farmer, NAME MORE OFFICERS IN CDC SET-UP Meeting will be Held Tuesday Evening at Legion Building. I tractor yre efld 1 trftetW tu.b,e. W. Janssen, pioneer, termer, 1 tractor lire. Baweu, Bradgjte, term- er,. 1 tractor tube. CJbarlsi B, Little, A meeting was held In the REA office In Humboldt Wednesday afternoon of last week, and further pluns wero aiade far the countywide organization, Citizens Defense Corps. Paul Leavorton of Humboldt Is commander of thfi group, Howard McKee Is the executive officer, and Hay Morgan is controller and communications officer. They have scheduled an Instruction meeting, to be held Tuesday evening of this week at 8 o'clock lu the Legion Building in Humboldt. Officers The following will serve in the Humboldt organization with the three officers mentioned: chief of messengers, Glenn Kubls; chief of drivers, Ray Lindhart; In charge of personnel, B. C. Holmes. . Chiefs of the various depart nuiits; fire, Charles Peterson; police, Henry Christiansen; air raid warden, Evenor Bradley emergency medical service, Dr. Ivan Seoultz; public works and utilities, R,py Worth Jngton. There will be twelve men utlllzr ed In the fire branch of the ueryJee, Including the auxiliary firemen and rescue squad numbers; 12 under the pojjce branch, there will be 18 men as a(r raid wardens and six women, besides 39 fire watchers. In tie medical group ,_..,. , be three men and. s)x women, pubjlp Mr, sad Mr*, »' Rodge observed their ding anniYer8a.rr,Juiidty, to Ut Town Know Have Surpliu TbJi ffleanjg ft lotal at ISO. xolun* Pity to tie citing w«?k* School Publishes Financial Statement For Fiscal Year The Humboldt Independent School has published In this Issue of the Humboldt Indepent a report of the receipts and disbursements for the fiscal year July 1, 1941, to June 30, 1942. The report shows the balance on hand In the schoolhouse fund July I. 1941 amounted to $3,606.25, while the balance on hand June 30 of this year was 14,166.82. i >•• In the general fund, thd balance on hand July 1, 184}., was $12,364,78, while the balance on band June 30 of this year was $11,618,81. In the report, there follows a list of Itemized disbursements of tuu guuoral fund, Issued between April l of this year and June 30 of tills year, The budget estimate Is also published In today's Issue. The board of directors of the school will meet July 31 at 8 P, M. at the high school building, and taxpayers will be heftid tor or against the estfmate at that time. Tim estimate shows expenditures in the general fund from July 1, 1940, to June 30, 1941 amounted to $64,517, and the following year the expenditures were ?5t!;87l during tfte same period. The proposed expenditures estimated In 1942-43 amount to $64,780. The estimated Income other than taxation is $16,230, and the amount necessary to be raised by taxation Is shown as 448,500, In the general fund, Expended for bonds and interest in Ju|y 1, |940 to June 30, was 19,648. and $6,510. Proposed expenditures for bonds and inte/ejt in 1942-43 i*. estimated at $1,000, and amount necessary to be raised by taxation for bonds and interest If listed at $7,000. To Mercy Hospital Mr. and Mr?. Kleber were taken to the Mercy hospital, It was reported there were three adults .'to the Kleber car, among them being an elderly man thought to be tun father of Mr. Kleber. As stated before, officers were not able to get much Information from the Injured ones. The little Kleber girl was killed outrlgbt, It was said. . Reports from the Mercy hospital Monday morning: show the Klebers were getting along nicely, although both were severely Injured. It was thought both had suffered fractured necks but that tact was not verified In a call to the. hospital Monday. The cars were badly damaged, and especially the Ford, which wa» said to have turned, over and rolled many times, Humboldt county was free of any fatalities during the year 1941, and this Is the first death dUtt to A traffic, accident In this county this year. ' ..*.••' Gordon Searler of Gilmore City Registered at Training Station Gordon Searler, son ot Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Searler, EFD 1. Gilmore City, Iowa, has registered at the U. S. Naval Training Station at Gjeat Lakes, 111., for active duty in the United States armed forces. Gordon Is nineteen years of age. He will be given the initial train? ing at the station at Great Lakes and later be sent abroad a Mftiv- 0-War for the completion at hte period, or be sent, to one ot tbs- navy's many service training schools. . ' ''

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