The Bessemer Herald from Bessemer, Michigan on October 31, 1941 · Page 5
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The Bessemer Herald from Bessemer, Michigan · Page 5

Bessemer, Michigan
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Friday, October 31, 1941
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Fridav. October 31. 1041 ige Five THIS WEEK IN DEFENSE Office of Government Reports Aid to Britain, Russia Lend-Lease Expediter Harriman returned from Moscow conferences on aid to Russia, reported to the President that the Russian government and people are determined to fisiu on at all costs but the Soviet armies "need substantial quantities of munitions and raw materials." Treasury Secretary Morgenthau advanced the Soviet Union another $30,000.000 against gold Russia is sending to this country. The Defense Sup plies Corporation authorized payment of $36.5*89,000 to the Russian-owned Amtorg Trading Company for imports of manganese aud other materials necessary to U . S . defense industry. The Federal Loan Agency annoucn- ed disbursement to Great Britain of another 5100,000,000 on the $425.000,000 loan to that country for which Britain put up as collateral Brtish- owned American factories and investments. Both Houses of Congress passed i the $5.1iS5,000,000 new lend-lease ap- j propriatiou and sent it to conference to adjust minor differences. U. S. Ships Sunk The 9,000-ton freighter LEHIGH, fiying the American flag on a run from Spain to West Africa to pick up a cargo, was sunk n the South Atlantic ou October 10. All hands were rescued. The American-owned freight er BOLD VENTURE was sunk sever- j al hundred miles south of Iceland I October 16. The President told a press conference the sinking of the LEHIGH seems to establish that merely keeping ships from actual combat areas no longer protects them. The Navy Department announced the destroyer KEARNY, "attacked by a submarine undoubtedly German" on October 17, reached port with 11 crew memberes missing, one critically injured and eight injured slightly. The House passed and sent to the ] Senate a resolution authorizing the I ai-nins of American merchant ships.! R A L D P S H O T S In Continental mill. Kansas City. Dr M L Wilson, (right) head oi President Roosevelt's nutrition movement, inspects the^ newly discovered Earle process, which for the first time, produces flour containing all the natural vitamins of wheat, without the splintery wheat Hull Result--a finery textured bread with all w h e a t ' s vitamins It has been named "Staff." A Couple oi Matched Expressions--Mrs. A J. Frimann of Chapman. Nebraska, submitted this unusual photograph of her baby and pet bull dog. When mother called baby, they both looked up at her and registered the ''same facial; expression which resulted in this : 'cuta'photograph INCREASES LUMBERING Mrs. Pearl D. Wilson of St. Albans, Vermont, winner of the grand prize of $25.000 in cash or $30 a week for the rest ol her !iie in the nationwide Camay-Oxydol contest, sponsored by Procter Gamble Mrs Wilson's happy smile gives no clue as to which she will choose. LOCAL NOTES Joseph Jezek and daughter, Rita7 left Friday for Milwaukee where they will join Sirs. Jezek, who left last week to attend the golden anniversary of Mrs. Jezek's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wuestueck.^. j « « * « \ Marchello and daughter, Miss Lucy, have returned from a two weeks' visit with, relatives in Omaha, Nebraska, -i f .,-- ^ * * . Hiram Olson, of Dnlnth, attended the funeral of JTrs; Mary Kevern last Thursday. , ,,,, ,, - - - * » * « r- Francis Buchko and Albina Les- checfc of Bessemer are enrolled as students at Western Michigan College at Kalamazoo, Mich., for the com in Pricco-Sopko Vow« Read At Ironwood f * V Miss Virginia Sopko, daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. John Sopko of Ironwood, became the bride of Aldo K. Pricco of BaxterviHe,,, Wis., son of Mr. and Mrs. Valentine Pricco of Bessemer. The vows were exchanged at a 7 o'clock nuptial high mass last Thursday morning at the Holy Trinity Church, the Rev. Charles Petranek performing the ceremony. £ The bride chose as her bridar attire a street length dress, of soldier blue with accessories of ice blue. Her corsage was composed of orchids. Miss Patricia Sopko, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor, who wore a soldier blue dress with raspberry accessories. Her corsage was made up of BriarcHBE roses. ! Arthur Pricco, cousin of the bride"groom, was the best man. The bride's mother wore a black dress - *"' I c I c- Lompart. 77, died at 3 o'clock Wednesday- morning at ; the . county infirmary. He was a resident of the county for the past 50 .years, coming originally from Poland. r- * * » «x Mr. and Mrs. John Lahti of North Bessemer left last week for Butte. Mont., where they will make their home. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Htsson of Chicago, visited with Mrs. Hixson's c-ant. Mrs. Anna Torell of this city, and the groom's mother wore dubon- net. Both had corsages of pompons and rubrum allies. A wedding breakfast was served to immediate relatives of the newlyweds and a reception was held .in the afternoon. The bridal couple left on a week's wedding trip to Bay City and Detroit. They will make their home in BaxterviHe. where the groom is employed by the Stella Cheese company. Out of town guests attending were .Mr. aud Mrs. Dante Pricco of Clay- fton, Wis.. George Apostle of Alexander. La., and Miss Kay McHugh of Milwaukee. Miss Mabel Olsen of Marquett spent several days visiting relative 1 and friends in this city last week. * Mrs. Zeb Christian, lumberman, of Spring- iield, Oregon, hauls 7100 feet of fir at a time with a Ford truck in the interest of defense. The heavy load is made possible with Thornton Tandem dual axle units and a Fruehaul logging trailer. Production Progress OPM Production Director Harrison issued the following summary of production progress: Ships--all Navy and Maritime Commission contracts i ^-------------- --^^--.^----^ are ahead of schedule and by Lhe end j ~~ ·· ·'·""' of November one 10,000-ton cargo ship | dress accessories, house furnishngs | where he cau find work. will be lurned out every day: Bomb-; aiu i burial equipment. He also or-! ' ^ 276 It's Ploy Time for Diana Lewi* --And no wonder she relaxes with so much pep and vitality. The young actress has fust been given a featured role supporting Eddie Cantor. ors--designs ready for mass produc- \ d e red continued through December tion and four gigantic new plants j t h e curtailment of light truck pro- will be in operation by next summer; | auction for civilian use. Oil, Gasoline Because of a "more optimistic Tanks-production being doubled by j " M Nelgon aimounced a series o£ i outl °° k " Defense Petroleum Cooi-di- tarmius out to make 2,000 a month; lne eting s in Minneapolis. Nov. i »ator Ickes withdrew his request hat Powder and Small Arins-abreast otj g Indianapolis I East coast fillms statlolls * cmain - - ' - " "-' f u . E a s t l closed between 7 p . m . and 7 a.m. Orange, N. J., Nov. 14;'and "i"-!^Ickes said the move was - made schedule with 30 of 70 planned plants now in production, 61 by spring. The President announced that by January 1 he will place before Congress a program to step up tank output to double the present contemplated production. He said the program is bei»£ developed primarily for this of 40 tankers country's own needs. Devera. armored force Maj. Gen. commander, program had reduced the oil reserves shortage from 9,000,000 barrels 47fi,000 barrels. speaking in Philadelphia, said there are already ample tanks for training purposes. · Subcontracting The OPM Defense Contract Dstri- bution Division issued an Army compilation of .(existing contracts offering the best subcontracting opportunities and announced a plan for prime contractors to "adopt" whole small industries for the duration. Division Director Odium said the Curt.iss- Wright Airplane Company, for ex- nmple. has adopted the aluminum industry and and will farm out pars of its orders to those aluminum plants hard hit by curtailment of civilian production. The War Department announced the Quartermaster Corps will make its contract awards on a regional basis, direct negotiations will be made with bidders, and prices will no longer be "the dominatng factor" in making awards. Labor OPM Directors Kuudsen and Hillman and War and Navy Secretaries Stimson and Knox issued a joint statement that the interruption of defense production by strikes or slowdowns "is the greatest help ag- STATE OF MICHIGAN The men with the priorities system. , . . . . tion facilities to bring oil The -OPM certified these seven mid- aml tha fact that hls conservation West communities as entitled to | special consideration in the negotiation of defense contracts because they face unemployment due to prior-1 ities: Grand Rapids, Mich.; Eaton-! ton, Ga.; Greenville, Mich.; Ripon, I Wis.; Newton and Kellogg, la.; and Mansfield, O. Civilian Defense The President proclaimed November 11-16 "Civilian Defensee eWeek.'; The Proclamation asked Amercans "to become better informed of the many vital phases of the civilian defense program and of opportunities . . . for the participation of every individual . . ." Civilian Defense Director LaGuardia anounced the theme of the week: "The only effec- Probate Court For The County Of Gogeblc tive answer to total war reuse." is total de- Air The War Department announced the present 54-group combat plane At a session of said Court, held at the Probate Office in the City o( Bessemer in said County, on the 22nd day of October, 1941. Present: Hon. M. E. Nolan, Judge of Probate. In the Matter of the Estate of ! Josephine Raukar. Deceased. I Joseph Raukar having;., filed it aaid Court his final administration ac count, and his petition praying for the allowance thereof and for the assignment and distribution of the residue of said estate, It is Ordered, That the 12Lh day of November, A. D. 1941, at ten o'clock program is being expanded to pro- i {n the forenoon at sald Pro bate Of- virte organization of 84 combat groups fice ()e and }s , ]ereby appointed fol . --a virtual doubling of Army air ! examining and allowing said account id hearing said petition; . It is Further Ordered, That public strength. The new program calls alld hearing said petition; for an increase in Air Force enlisted) peisonnel to 400.000 by next July. j ]lotlce thel . eof be given by pubUcation * I of a copy o£ this order, for three ^' " rm y I successive weeks previous to said The Navy launched the submarine, day o£ lleai . ing in the Bessemer Her aid, a newspaper printed and circu- HADDOCK and commissioned for active service the aircraft carrier HORNET and the destroyer BRISTOL. gressors can get these days when j OCD Director LaGuardia made avail- material on the battlefield is every- able through local defense councils thing." They asked employers and employees to telephone the U. S. Concilation Service or the OPM in cases of labor difficulties so they can recefve "immediate attention." Living Costs and Prices The Labor Department reported living costs for moderate income families in large cties are now 9.6 percent higher than- before the outbreak of war lu Europe. Price Administrator Henderson, in a report td the President, said the U. S. needs price a description of the program in a report of the Navy." entire Naval "The Progress lated in said County. M:' E. Nolan, Judge of Probate A'true: copy. Silvio Li Mascotti, ·".'·Register of Probate. 10-24--11-14 --Itr!--and Mrs. William McMmn,' Sr.. returned last week after visiting in Lewis, Wis. · · * » » V / Pvt. Thomas Proctor returned last week to Camp Livingston, La., after spending 15 days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Proctor^ * * * * * ^A. pre-nuptiai shower was given last night at the Legion rooms in honor ot Miss Loris Burt who will ! oecome the bride of Leonard Winkowski tomorrow. Cards were played and lunch was served to the i attending guests. Hostesses were | Mrs. Fred Roberts. Mrs. Gust Bre-j tall, and Miss Ingrid Bergman.y___ IK * * « * "^^ Mrs. Walter Paynter and daughter returned to Sault Ste. Marie last Thursday after visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kelto, and her husband's parents, Mr., and Mrs. William Paynter. Donald LaVoy, grandson of Mrs. ·E£fie LaVoy, left last week for Chelsea, Mich., where he has enrolled in a trade school of airplane mechanics. Meet Your Friends at The Bet Beer, Wine, Liquor Arco Erlicker, Prop. 111 E. Mary St. Bessemer J Dr. ELMER J. KUIVINEN D E N T I S T OFFICE OVER PEOPLES STATE BANK control legislation "and fast." we need it Priorities Priorities Director Nelson issued an order prohibiting the use of copper for non-defense construction after Noyember 1 and after January 1 for civilian articles such as toys, ' The Army awarded contracts for j the construction of 56 more USO rec-!/ reation -buildings, bringing the num- i her under contract to 107. Deputy j OCD Director Gill issued a report to i local defense councils -- 'The Progress I of the Army" -- giving detailed infor- j mation on all phases of the Army j defense program. · ' Selective Servica Selective Service Headquarters completed arrangements to classify | Army men with mechanical skills be fx£.e they are di9Charjg|iijf$g they may be 1 ' Immediately .engjifcrfijlri defense industry. "Refer ated by the U. icejin each camp mjfii'to' give htm specific advice as to You Are Always Welcome At The GOGEBIC INN Located next to Abelman's on Sophie Street Saturday, Nov. 1 We Aro Sewing Ravioli Salad 25c Per Plata Join your frienda at Gogebic Inn Dance to Good Music You'll get a kick out of this, Ben Franklin" I Zesty, full-bodied, yet never bitter--smooth, and mellow, yet never sweet. So good that it won a gold medal in for Fox DEE Luxe at your DON'T blame you for looking so dumfounded, Mr. Franklin. There's been a lot happening in this country since you left us 151 years ago. . . As you can see, some very able inventors took up where you left off. I'll bet the biggest surprise to you is : 'the stride electricity has made--^member your experiment with the kite and the key? Well, sir, electricity stayed just.about where you left it in 1790 until nearfy'a hundred years later 'when Edison came along, and things started to happen. He gave us the electric light, Mr. Franklin, and then other . inventors developed electric ..power and heat. It would take .all the apace in this newspaper txrtell you about'those marvels. Now factories are run by electricity; we have a wonderful invention, called radio that brings us voices, music and entertainment out of the air; we wash, iron, and clean by electricity. Remember the atove you invented? Now we have electric stoves. And here is something about electric service that will please your thrifty soul: electricity is within the reach of everybody because it's so cheap. What's more, the rates are being reduced all the time. For example, during the last 10 to 15 years the average rate for household electricity has been cut about in half. Today folks get about twice as much electricity as they got 10 to 15 years ago for the same money. Why? Because of efficient business management of the electric companies. And while the rates under business management are going down, the service . ia getting better and better. T ;- · We Americans appreciate these things, Mr. Franklin. We know a good thing when we see it. And we're grateful to you, sir, for the work you did in electricity! Lake Superior District Power Co.

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