The Humboldt Independent from Humboldt, Iowa on July 14, 1942 · Page 1
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VOLUME NO, 76, NO, 8 m^ammiAiiiiiiHmmemia^m, HUMBOLDT, IOWA, TUESDAY, JULY 14,1942 WHOLE NUMBER - ...t,. - • --.....I ' '•••' •' ...... -— - ^^^^^•••••••••••iM»BaMMBaB«ai*aaM«<aaasaaaia- a »j J » J ^- J i_it_ J - J «. ,„ ..^^------ij.^^,-,,,,, -,, .---. ' - I«U.I.«V. IB % U ,-- - _, _ rCT ,j jgMgK _.„- -jig-^.^ ^^ ^^ . ^^^^^^ • . . , . • ' f ~"~ "~~"~— ' •" •••••M««»i«Miijii 1 ij MM Bi B iM 1 ^^ ,,- lff - m tii MMMiaMBH^ ^ ,' B^gj^^^j^^^m^^^^^^^^^ CITY TO OBSERVE AMERICAN HEROES' DAY ' an4 Girls' 4-H Achievement Day Planned Mv . : ' *" " Ittfa-.HI I In -h I i • 1 ITSIT-AT-- -i*-^^-. . . ._ ........,._... _ _ • • f ' -• •••,•;,'"-,,•., Wilt BE HELD ." ' >. .. W A-, if, *»•*> * #',,v.'//vt Use Floral Hall for Demonstrations and Exhibits. Four-H club boys and girls of Humboldt county will get a chance to display trieir exhibits, 'demonstrate their girls' teams and auction Off their baby beeves this year despite the ban on the county fair. '•• A two-day Achievethent Day Will be held Wednesday and Thursday, August 19 and 20 at the Humboldt county fairgrounds at Humboldt. Over $1000 in premiums wlll'bo paid ,tb the boy and girldlub members. A joint committee from the Humboldt and Dakota City Chamber of Commerce, the Farm Bureau board and the fair board is meeting this Week to formulate complete' plans, as to detailing committees; etc. The Floral • Hall at the fairgrounds will be used by the girls for their demonstrations, and -exhibits and also for'the 4-H club garden display.. Judging of livestock will be completed Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, -with the annual auction taking place Thursday afternoon. The committee will work out special entertainment for Wednesday and Thursday evenings at a later date. Electricians Mate at Detrot School News Service) . Selvig, son of Thor _ of'-Bbde, Is'how nt a naval training' scliool In Detroit, MlchJ' gun, rocolrlriff Instructions to be* conic an electricians matev ANNA BELLA JENSEN f PRIED JULY 5TH (ftepubllcan-Inclepondent Sown Service) OTTOSEN—Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Jensen of Rodman are announcing the marriage of their daughter Anna Bella to Hollis A. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Cooper of Ottosen. The ceremony took place i nthe First Lutheran church in Huraboldt at 5:30 P. M. Sunday, July 5, with the pastor, Rev. 0. B. Former Fevold Farm Sold to Des Moines Mart for $120 £<ir* Acre The former Fevold farm located four miles north of Badger, In Webster county, lately owned by the Equitable Life Ass'n., and occupied by Grant Neshiem, has been sold to E. H. Eliinghouse of Des Moines for approximately $120 per acre. Possession is to be given this week—July 15. The sale was made by A. W. Wll- llamu of Fort Dodge, and was reported to this office by Stanton M. Serllne of Humboldt. Mr. Serllne Is a farm salesman. MOTORISTS CAN BUY AUT© STAMP REST OF JULY Postmaster Otis Nelson of Humboldt states motorists can still buy their auto sticker during the month of July, for $5. The collector of internal revenue for Iowa has stated motorists driving without the stamp will be subject to arrest on federal charges on and after August 1. The tax has been regarded as due July 1 but the ruling on enforcement really gives motorists who forgot, or who didn't have a five spot, a 31 day grace period. The stamps are on sale at post- offices and are good for a year. Young People Left to Attend Pilgrim Fellowship Camp V Six young "people of the Humboldt Congregational church,-, Nor- Anderson, officiating. Attendants were Lowell Kropf and Velraa Weiss of Humboldt. For her marriage the bride was attractive In a pale blue gorgette street length dress trimmed In pink. Her attendant wore pale green with "white trim. Mrs. Cooper Is a graduate of the Ottosen high school with the class 'of 1941. Her husband was graduated from that school In 1940. Th& couple 7,-Ul make their home wit htbB groomls parents on farm near Ottosen. Williams and Junior Zes, accompanied by the pastor, Rev. W. Clark Williams, left Monday morning for Clear Lake, to attend the Pilgrim Fellowship camp of the Webster City, Des Moines and Mitchell associations of Congregational-Ohris- tain churches, which will continue to Saturday. Mr. Williams will have charge of the daily camp newspaper, and will also act as song-leader for the camp. RECEIVE RULING FOR OBTAINING SUGAR IN THRESHING SEASON A new ruling has been received by the Rationing Office concerning farmers receiving extra sugar for threshers. The following rules have been set forth: 1. That farmers may be allowed according to the one-half pound per week per person ratio. (Note—If seven men were to eat at one home for one day It would equal one man eating there for seven days and the amount of sugar allowed would be one-half pound). 2. That threshers must relinquish their sugar stamps at these places unless they were not allowed looks. Members of the board state this would be difficult to do unless meals were taken at one place for several days consecutively. They suggest that the threshers bring thefltr sugar along. Dakota City Boy in Iowa City Pre-Flight School About Sept. 1 Word from the Naval Aviation hoard at Minneapolis, Minn., states that Mark LeRoy Brandagard twenty-one, of Dakota City, baa enlisted for flight training there. He is expected to be ordered to duty at Iowa City Pre-FUght school in September, to start his training •which will lead to the Navy Wings of Gold and * commission in the U S. Naval Reserve, Mr. Brandsgard la t^e son of Mr. and Mrs. Halvor Brandsgard of Dakota City, and Is a graduate of the Humboldt schools, where he earned letters In football, basket- nail, track and baseball. Myrtle Hewitt to Speak on inflation at Ottostm Meeting Myrtle Hewitt, Home Pemouetra.- tjon Agent for this county, will give a talk at the public health meeting tq b» held, Tws4»y afternoon at the hone of Mrs. Ed. ZJn&ell it Ti» wwttftK few fc*«w 6* gfiWH? jjune Hjtfw Pi- FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MAURICE BAGGS HELD AT HARDY Funeral services were held at the Methodist church at Hardy Tuesday afternoon for Conservation Officer Maurice Baggs of Alta, who lost his life by drowning the. evening of July 4. Mr. Baggs slipped off the dam on the Little Sioux river near Cherokee and was unable to swim to safety. Several hundred persona amended the final rites, including relatives and about 50 conservation officers. The members of the state conservation commission at Des Moines, and every state conservation officer with the exception of one, were, present. Rev. Hart of the Hardy Methodist church gave the sermon and uiualu wan fuiijioliBil by Mrs. Marshall Clancy and Mrs. Harold Smith with Mrs, Clyde Olden at the piano, Paul Leaverton of Humboldt eang "One Sweetly Solemn Thought." Pallbearers were conservation officlala, Paul Leaverton, Frank Pbinney, Bernard Severaon, Harry Rector, Clarence Lllli and Lawrence Wright. Burial was in the Vernon cemetery. Mr. Baggs )a survived by his wife, the former Frances Ernst, bis parents and a slater Joyce, his grandfather, W. H- Savton, besides many other relatives and friends, of mules. Funeral Held at Mrs. Anna Fitzgerald Funeral services were held Friday morning at St. John's church in Gllmore City for Mrs. Anna Fitzgjerald, who died Wednesday of last week at the home of her brothers, Nell and John Devaney near Palmer. She had been ill a long time. Burial was In Gilmore City. The Fitzgerald family formerly lived near Gilmore City, In Pocahontas county. BOONE VALLEY GOLF TOURNEY HELD HERE SUNDAY, JULY 12TH The Boone Valley Golf Association annual tournament was held at Humboldt Sunday of this week, and sixty-five players qualified. A preliminary of nine holes were shot to place the contestants, and then the players were separated In flights of four each. Three men tied for top honors with a score of 114 for twenty-seven holes. They were Bob Host of Hampton, Dr. J. B. Harris of Jewell and Irv Nelson of Clarion. The contestants played five additional loles to decide the winner, and- Rost won. Harris was runner-up and Nelson third. Irv Nelson was low medalist for line holes with a thirty-five. Thirty-six Is the par for the course. In the second flight Ray Griffle of Eldora, was first with 118, Larry Day of Clarion was second with 124. In the third flight Franklin Jaqua was first with 124, Howard Burnan of Hampton had 125. In the fourth flight Stan Brag don of Eagle Grove was first wit 25, Bob Schaffer of Hampton sec ond with 129. Fifth flight Don Ross of low Falls, was first with 124, Chuc! Harrison of Hampton, was seconi with 131. In the sixth flight Larry Llnd hart of Huraboldt was first will 129, John McDonald of Ragle Orov was second with 131. In the seventh flight Dr. Waym Warren of Humboldt was first with 137, C. A. Phillips of Webster City was second with 141. Eighth flight, Merle Johnson o Humboldt, was first with 138, W Beam of Rolfe second with 144. In one round of nine holes,Bob SERGEANT HARRY BROWN LEAVES FOR NAVY DUTY Sergeant Harry Brown of the Iowa Highway Patrol, stationed at the courthouse in Dakota City, left last week for service with the navy. He went from Humboldt to Ames. Sergeant Brown Is the third member of the Iowa Patrol to leave for service. Patrolman Richard Hohl is now In an officers' training camp, and Patrolman Alvln Sparby left a few weeks ago as a draftee. Several other patrolmen have enlisted in the Coast Guard branch of the service, but have not been called as yet. FORMER CO, SUPERVISOR DIEDSATURD'Y O. J. Olson Suffered Heart Attack While at Regular Work. TRANSFERRED TO WACO, TEXAS \ .Roa^of Hampton shot a thirty- three', thrFe uttderTparv?'Weladtea auxiliary served lunch. Defense stamps were given as prizes. ASSESSOR'S COUNT SHOWS TOTAL OF 281 MULES IN COUNTY Humboldt county has a total of 281 long-eared, stubborn, perverse and temperamental animals commonly called mules. This county was garnered from the tabulation books of Humboldt county assessors, recorded in-the office of County Auditor Otto Johnson. It is supposed the jacks and Jennies are used in teams, roaming the pastures, and used for gen- ral draft work. Vernon township has the largest number of the contrary animals, listing 43. Corinth township claims 41 and Weaver la next with 34, followed by Avery with 24. Other townships Hated the following number: Beaver, 23; Grove, 21; Delana, 18; Wacousta, 16; Humboldt (township), 15; Rutland (township), 13; Lake, 12; and Norway, 7, Springvale lists four mules, Dakota City, Llvermore, Gllmore City, Ottosen and Thor each bare a team C. E. LITTLE JR. INJURED WHEN ATTACKED BY BULL C. E. Little Jr., IvJng west of Humboldt, suffered bruises and Injuries Friday morning when he was attacked by a bull. Mr. Little had gone to get the cows for the morn- Ing chores when the accident took place. He was able to escape the bull finally and get to tho house. His condition Is reported as improving fat this time. He was given medical aid at his home. USO DANCE NETTED 265 PACKS OF CIGARETTES A dance was held at the FIgueroa Ballroom In Livermore Saturday evening for the benefit of the United Service Organizations. Admission was a package of cigarettes and a nominal admission prlco. Mr. Smith, manager, reports receipt of 265 packages of cigarettes for tho boys in service, Home Project Women to Year's Course 4 home project writing will be held la (be assembly ro«m at the courthouse la Oakota City Wednesday afteraooa, July 16, and decided which phases of Home WILL ATTEND REA SCHOOL AT FORT DODGE THIS WEEK Dorothy Cran, bookkeeper for the Humboldt County Rural Electric Co-operative will spend this week attending a special Rural Electrification bookkeepers' school at Fort Dodge. The first four days of the school will be devoted to a atudy of approved standard accounting methods used in Rural Electrification systems throughout the country, and on Friday the sessions will be given over to general operations problems. Howard McKea, superintendent Of the local county Cooperative, will attend the final day of the school. Part of the final session will be given to a discussion of what REA lines, have 4pne, and can. peat do, in the w»r effort Ralph Cook Engaged as Song Leader at Bible Conference Ralph D. Cook former Humboid resident, has been chosen as soni leader for the Cedar Falls BIbl Conference to be held at Ceda Falls, July 20 to August 2, 1942 The meet Is expected to be largely attended and there is a length; program. T FOR VICTORY SPRINGS TO LIFE IN DUCKS-POTATOES "V's" for Victory have been found In almost every form of animal, vegetable and mineral life In this section, and some of the more prominent merit mention. Recently someone left In Humboldt a potato that had grown into a perfect "V". It looked very much like two potatoes joined at t>ne- end of'eaoh,'--*v...-^.-i,j ; .-,'..;> The latest and perhaps tlie most interesting is a small duck only a few days old that was brought to Humboldt by Mrs. Ora Landmesuer of Gllmore City. This little "Donald the Dunk" was, as said, only a 'ew days old. His color was a bright golden and his only mark was a jet black "V" with Its point at the tip of his bill and the two >ars extending back over his head above the eyes. "Donald" was a beautiful little fellow and he car- •ied his "V" In grand fashion, and n the manner of ducks managed to uake himself heard and seen con- tantly. The newspaper man thought It would be a grand stunt to get a icture of "Donald's" "V" plainly howlng, and with that thought in nlnd went to the Molander studio nd attempted to have Mrs. Mo- ander focus the big cameras on Ira. If you never tried to hold a small uuk still so that a clear picture f the top of Us head could be holographed, you "ain't been nowhere and ain't seen notbin' ". Donald" was on the move con- tuutly, his head was bobbing, uckiug, twisting and jerking, and 11 the time he kept up a constant alible that was both confusing and ntertainlug. We didn't get a ugiitijlj of iliu "V" uu his bead, or a clear view even "Donald's" ace, and so will have to ask you o take the newspaper man's word that "Donald" Is a grand duck even 1C he la small, and that be la a wonderful golden color and has a splendid "V" tvr victory of the glossiest jet blank you ever saw on the top of his bead, and that be lias a musical if constant voice, and la a very lively and lovely little duck just the same. If the Allies can keep their intents from Hitler as well as "Donald" kept this "V" from the camera, the war Is won. 0. J. Olson, prominent farmer living south of Humboldt in Corinth township, and a one-time Humboldt County supervisor, passed away at his home suddenly Saturday morning, death being due to a heart attack. Mr. Olson had been about hio regular work when he suffered the fatal attack. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon of this week, 1:30 o'clock at the home and two o'clock at tho First Lutheran church In Humboldt, with the Rev. 0. B. Anderson officiating. Burial was in North Lawn cemetery in Fort Dodge, with the Skaugstad Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. 0. N. ! Slvertson of Badger sang, and Mrs. ' C, J. Torkelson was organist for the procession. Deceased was born September 5, 1870, In Corinth township, and at the time of his death was OB years 10 months and a few days old. On June 29, 1905, he was united In marriage with MIBB Time pun-1 Charles Prebleoflda Grove, deHon. and to this union two child- formerly O f Humboldt, and a broth- V ° 8Ur j' VeIWlth I" °f Mrs. Wallace Lane of Hum- They are Mrs. Law- 1)oWt> d , ed Bt I(]a Q M d fence Mosbach of Humboldt and J morning' of' this week. His death IS COLOR f it Aviation Cade Don Mlchaelson lias Just been transferred to the linslc army firing 1 school at Waco, Texas, for four and one half weeks of bnsfc training.. He Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Manly Mlcliaclson of near near Humboldt.. Don's pnisent address Is Class' 42-.I, Company 0, Basic Army Flying 1 School, Waco, Texas. CHARLES PREBLE PASSED AWAY AT IDA GROVE MONDAV Gordon, also of Humboldt. Since came as a shock to relatives, and Mr. nu the 'h nla !' Irla f' I Mr " and the message sent Mrs. Lane did Mrs. Olson have lived In Corinth ; not state cause of death. S±!j^^J^ tl0n °',- Funeral services wil, bd held in- friends, besides his Immediate fam- • hart Funeral Chapel, with Rev W ly and several other relatives. j Clark Williams of tho First Con- He served as supervlior of tho ; gregatlonal church In charge. ni, • i"o« Ct '? r , tW ° te '' mS begln -! D «"al will bo in Union cemetery, nlug In 1935 and also as Trustee for | M r. Preble operated a drug store be township of Corinth for 12 ' in Humboldt at one time. Further years He was un active member , particulars of his life win be giv- r»F ll'Ifctt f ittUn»n« n t..._._t. '..._. ' a Prominent Speaker is Engaged for Friday Celebration. 'f 1 '/' " *r l ), T Humboldt will observe American Heroes Day Friday, My 17, 'according to Wayne Franks, chairman In charge of arrangements. He Is being assisted In plans by Vern B. Allan and Don Sawyer. Governor .• Wilson •; will send a color guard and colors to Humboldt tor the evening celebration, which will begin at 7:30 R M., and Will be held on sixth street south, between the Humboldt Trust and Savings Bank and the A. B. White* Company store. Talk 'The program is \a Include a pa- IHotlc talk on American heroes by Rev. O, ; B.- Anderson of the Humboldt First Lutheran church, ; the singing of World War I songs by the hlgh, j , school girls sextet and music, and, .demonstrations by the Humboldt high school marching baud. : ; . Walter CHssey will be the Master of Ceremonies. During the program several airplanes will fly overhead to add spirit to the • occasion. •-, • .'• • . • An interesting part of the program will be the men sent here by Governor Wilson, with tommy gnns, the colors and other war equipment for display. A booth will be erected in .front of the postofflce. and war bonds and stamps will be Sold there that evening; Fifty _ i worth of coupons. good ^for war**' bonds and stamps will be dropped from airplanes, '. Other special features may ffi- added; the complete program and further, details • ! K« ,;.oa DurJ aonorin v weeto,, American of First Lutheran church. i en in (he Republican. Pioneer Citizen Passed at Home of Daughter July 12 Alexander Hood Duncan, a plo- eer Humboldt citizen, passed away t the home of his daughter Mrs. 'ete Bauman, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sunday, July 12, after a period of Alox Duncan grew to manhood in Warren, and flnlnshed his education In the schools of that place. He continued to reside tber«>uutll the year 1879 when he spent the summer In Colorado working in a saw mill, and the following year located lit Humbuldc where be bad continued to reside until going to left Warren, (III., WILL FORM 4*H CLUBS FOR TOWN GIRLS SAYS AGENT A, H, Duncan ill health. He bad been making bis nome wjtji the Baumana i for wore than a year, gome time ago be suffered a stroke from wnicb be never fully recovered. f«*M>raj wjij be held Thursday morning of this week, July 18, at the Uadhart puneraj Home Humboldt at 10:30 p. M., with W. Clark Williams pf the Congregational church la charge. Burial wni.be Tulaa. His parents and later, located in Ryan, Iowa', where they were again occupied in the operation of a meat market, Mr. Duncan came to Humboldt county as a farm band and for a time was employed by the late John Johnston, father of tb* late Robert J,, and William Johnson. He, the elder Johnston, owned the farm Immediately west of HumbQldt known as the Johnston bill. March 19, 1889 Mr, Duncan entered the employ of Carlo* Combs, furniture dealer and. what was then known as undertaker, |n Humboldt. Shortly after Mr, Duncan went to Iowa City where be entered the University of Io,wa and took the yeaj-'s course there for what we know now as morticians. Returning he went into partnership with Mr, Combs under the firm nam,e of Combs & Duncan entering tbj partnership July I, WK TJwy continued uqtll the year 1900 when be purchased; the interest of Mr. Combs and conducted the business in his own name. lie continued the business alone until 1818 when be took bis son- in-law P. W. Bauman into partnership, under the firm name Duncan $ 9a«m«n. I» 1918 Mr: man went to Tulaa, where he entered tfet and residents of the county are asked to buy all the bonds and stamps possible 'from the retailers, The Retailers for Victor bond and stamp drive la forging ahead, but full co-operation is needed if the counyt is to reach Us goal, STAMP NUMBER 7 GOOD NOW FOR TW9 POUNDS OF SUGAR The Huraboldt County Rationing Board received instructions' today concerning Stamp number 7 In the ration book. The message stated: "Stamp number 7 may be used to obtain twu puutidu of sugar during the period July 10, 1843 to August 22, 1942, in addition to amounts already authorized for stamps number 5 and 6. .An amendment will be Issued shortly which will authorize Increased allotment to institutional and industrial users," Gilmore City Lady Married June 20th Tbe Goldfleld Gazette reports Herman Egemo of Goldfleld and Miss Mary Inez Newaum of Qllmore ' City were married June 20 at Qrant pity, Missouri. The y »« HT* fog on the farm adjoining Goldflejd on the north. ."' • Will Call Men til Classification IB in August ':. John Campbell, pbairaao of Q& Humboldt County Prsft 8oti% states those pen who 1 classified as i IB wil ginning in August, be in merwUi 4uty. '' f ri f HUKBOUJT MARKETS "i-.i , i'j

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