The Bessemer Herald from Bessemer, Michigan on December 12, 1941 · Page 3
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Fridav December 12 1941 The hsrtld. Bessemer; Michigan Page Three The SPURof thcTToment except confirmed bachelors and spinsters from choice is interested in domestic phenomena . And the m arital happiness of ethers is a matter of wonder and inquiry on the part of matrimonial parties who have missed it. · The Vanners--Rose and John--had been married two years and had lived at a hotel all of that period except the weeks devoted to honeymoon travel. They were happy, and this state in a hotel is unusual with married pairs for any considerable period. After Mrs. Vanner'swomen friends had dismissed the matter among themselves without solution one of them made bold to ask her about it. "A man and a woman can be happy anywhere if they are in love with each other and if they are truthful-absolutely truthful--with each other," was Mrs. Vanner's explanation. Not that they prided themselves on their veracity, or paraded virtues. It just happened that they were such good pals that deceit had no place in their association. And while each before marriage, had been lively enough in a decent way, they were so well satisfied with each other that they were seldom apart, except as business called Vanner or auction bridge or some other .pastime engaged Mrs. Vanner. The holidays were approaching. The Vanners were dining together at the hotel as usual when Mrs. Vanner asked: "Have you any plan for Christmas eve?" "Not a plan," Vanner replied. "Want tickets for the theater?" "No. We go to the theater all the time." "Well, make your own plan." "If you are keen for some mutual enjoyment, make one yourself. Think up something. But if you are not, I've an idea I should like to play bridge that evening if you could find something congenial!" "The idea suggests one to me. Friends at the Sojourners' club have been trying for weeks to get me into Reducing D«er Herd Allegan, Dec. 6--Without benefit of tracking snow, hunters had plenty of shooting but few kills in the early Total Michigan 'coon take last year was 34,645,-according to conservation department records. Hunters, outnumbering trappers by three days o£ Michigan's first strictly ant-j to one, captured more than 30,000 of lerless deer season, which ended Wednesday. By the time the first 300 of the 500 license lottery winners had checked in at the conservation department station at Dunningville, 18 antlerless deer had been sealed with special seals and checked out. The kill was equally divided at six adult does, six female fawna and six male fawns. At the same time, three antlered bucks were killed illegally. The hunt extended over 20,000 acres, ill posted, in the central part of the county. Its object is the re- the total in their six weeks season. The trapping season is limited to four weeks in the area north of Clare, and to two weeks in the southern half of the lower peninsula. There is no open raccoon season north of the straits. Among the best ringtail areas in the state are Livingston, Sanilac, Allegan, Genesee, Calhoun, Berrien, Eaton and Kent counties. · Fish Licenses And Digests For 194! Lansing, Dec. 6--Shipments o- more than 1,000,00 1942 sport fishing the project started, more than 453,000 trees and shrub a have been planted "on 4,000 state-owned acrea. · · ' : ' · ' · · · " ; · ." . Predator Bounty Bounties on eight wolves, 252 coyotes imd 51 bobcats paid by the conservation department' in October amounted to $4,765, a little more than half the $9,000 bounty cost in Sen- Michigan State College December 11 and 12. : Presenting the-wildlife picture for the Michigan department of conservation are Dr. A. S. Hazzard, Dr. Durward L. Allen and llo H. Bartlett. Among conferees at the hydrology session will be Dr. R. A. Smith, state geologist. Weather men, farm specialists, tember. In the first 10 monlhs of highway technicians, foresters and 1941, the department paid bounties on 37 wolves, 1,385 coyotes and, in the Upper Peninsula only, 242 bobcats. · Black Fly Control Watersmeet, Dec. 7--Controlled tests of the harmful effects on trout hydraulic engineers from many states will exchange ideas at the meetings. Debate Anvil--Some time in February the ninth and eighth grade teams will debate. The eighth grade team is: David Rigotti .captain; Katherine of the oil preparations used for kill- Babich and Gordon Carlson. The ing black fly larvae are recommend-. ninth grade team is composed of: ed by Paul H. Eschmeyer, fisheries '· Prank Stemphiar, captain; Milton research man of the conservation de-j Jakola and Theodore Krakovec.-- partment in. the western Upper Pen-' Milton Jakola. inula. ' In some Instances the dosing of two streams in the Keweenaw peninsula with, a prepared oil killed the trout, though its effect on the black fly larvae was reports. uncertain, Eschmeyer. Hobby Hour Puritan--The civics class has been having a hobby hour once or twice a week. Some of the hobbies work[ ed on are, airplanes, scrapbooks, in- duction to reasonable size of a deer licenses and 1,000,000 copies of the herd planted here in 1932. Deer had fish lav,- digest are on their way from become so numerous that their raids the state conservation department to on farm crops were doing serious 2,500 dealers in Michigan and to deal damage. . ers in the principal cities of Ohio, In · diana, Illinois and Wisconsin a Arrests Increase I well. Roscommon, Dec. 6--Conservation Resident licenses and identiBcation officers cJ northern lower Michigan slips for wives total 800,000, and fo with 392 arrests during deer season.' non-residents there has been printe had 57 more cases than last year, 1 a stock of 110,000 each of the an- yet they confiscated 155 fewer does nual uou-resldent and wife licenses than they did a year ago, when all. and 175,000 10-day permits for out-of- does shut were illegally killed. i state anglers. The 10-day licenses A total of 329 Ulegal deer were re-!' na y " e turned in on annual licenses. covered in the season just ended. Vi-\ License dealers, conservation head- olators killed 10 elk this year, com- j Quarters and conservation officers al- pared with 11 a year ago. I so are being supplied with wall pos- Among hunters' lost paraphernalia; tera carrying a synopsis of the sport -A1UUU IIUUHSIO 1U31 V ai a U.CI 410-1 iw. L -"- - ~ ~ - - j o -- -- *- -- -» turned in at the Roscommon conser-; fishing laws, as recently amended. vation offices is a bolt from a 30-06'; · En Geld rifle. j Planting Trees For Game Cover · Hastings, Dec. 7--Planting of about Hunted On Sanctuary i 70,000 trees for game cover and food Most extreme case of trespass rec-l on Barry County wildlife restoration orded in the migratory waterfowl j area concludes for the present the I season just ended is reported from; development of open land now held Battle Creek, where Robert Straube J iu state ownership, according to the of Scluxilcraft paid a fine and costs, conservation department's game divot $16.85 for hunting from a blind i ision. Applications tor permission to treat other streams is anticipated, especially In areas where Wack flies are|: a worse nuisance to the tourist trade" , than mosquitoes. Some streams de-' serve protection from such treatment because they are the spawning ground of brook trout of lakes into which they flow, though they may have no flsh 'big enough to furnish fishing themselves, Eschmeyer says. Hunt Creek fisheries experiment j station is the place suggested for I making further tests to learn more about the effects on fish of such in-: secticides used in streams. | - · · I Tagless Hunters 20% Of Violators 1 Lansing, Deo. 7--Hunting without , license or back tag caused almost 20 per cent of the arrests for 896 ;ame law violations in October for which hiinters have since paid more than ?15,000 in fines and coats, i Fines assessed added up to a total terior decorating', current events, 'be- Some are collecting stamps, making soap carvings, . and cabins. The boys and girls seem to enjoy this hour very much.--Norms Morestead. No More Than Right When a crowd of people gathered to watch a fire, a policeman kept moving them on. One man refused to go. "Why should I move along?" he replied indignantly. "You're letting that fellow over there stay." The policeman smiled. "Weil he's entitled to," he replied. "It's his fire." Needs Encouragement An applicant for a job as junior clerk gave a neighboring firm as reference, so the prospective employer got on the phone to them. "Oh{ young Jones?" came the reply. ''He's one of those 'puah-and- go' lads." "You mean he's good?" asked the first man eagerly. "Smart and hardworking, eh?" "Hardly that. What I mean is, he only goes when yon push, him." The trouble with a perfect day is that you stay up late and feel sunk lieve it or not, war pictures, etc. the following afternoon. on land of the W. K.- Kellogg sanctuary and farm. · : Coon Hunting Poor Lansirg, Dec. 6--Though favored by a good supply o£ raccoons and a good market, 'coon hunters and trappers may fail to eq.ua! their average kill tnis year because rains have flooded marshes and river bottoms according to conservation department game men. Huntfirs report Hunting is good · Some remaining undeveloped cover areas may be left open to check on the type and progress of vegetation produced by natural reforestation Plantings were designed to produce a maximum of edge and cover lanes for rabbits, squirrels and quail, but no attempt was made to make pheas ant range out o£ poor pheasant coun try. Some farming is being done to produce food for use of small game in emergencies, with, most of the foot patches and farming practices car that is the second highest monthly total in eight years of conservation department records. Jail sentences for the month totalled 555 days. '· Having loaded guns iu cars and shooting waterfowl before the sunrise hour were among the most fre-, quent violations. j · ! Study Winter Fish Hazards j East Lansing, Dec. 7--How snow and ice affect fish life, farm game and forest game will be the subjects of three talks among three dozen on winter weather and what to do about it at the Central Snow Conference at Our counters are stocked with a grand selection of lovely gifts for everyone. You will find it easy to shop here for: *. Shaving Sets--Toilet Sets--Gift Packages of Tobacco--Perfumes--Make-up Kits-Compacts--Card Sets--Greeting Cards and items too numerous to mention. You must visit our store and see for yourself. Jewelry--Elgin and Bulova Watches LUTZ'S STORE Main Street Phone 5951 Bessemer ried on under a sharecrop arrange- j ment, to eliminate overhead and machinery costs. among the oaks, which this year j have produced a good acorn crop, but both hunters and trappers report many animals escaping to safe- j This year's plantings at Barry, put ty of the flooded river bottoms, j in under the direction o£ Pred Dale Some fur buyers say "coon skins are ! o£ the game division, included about "Merry Christmas," she cried. a poker game. They are all 'alones* and live at the dub. I think I can make a date for Christmas eve with them." "But you wouldn't go into the game as a regular thing, dear?" "Oh, no!" "Isn't poker a gambling game?" "No more a gambling game than bridge, Rose." "Shall you play late?" "I shall probably be home by midnight." "Well, we shall play but four rubbers. No doubt I'll be in bed and asleep when you come in. Just go to your room, and we'll see which of us wishes 'A Merry Christmas* first in the morning." And so it was planned. The Vanners bad dinner together at the hotel, as usual. Then Vanner went off to the Sojourners' club, and Mrs. j Vanner started to drum up her trio f of bridge devotees. But her plan did not carry. One of the women was suddenly called out of town, and another became just ill enough to eliminate the game. Mrs. Vanner finished a novel she was reading and -went to bed. She was always a sound sleeper until very early in the morning. The Sojourners' club bunch were amazed at Vanner's luck at poker. At midnight he had most of the chips, and in decency he had to play on. At 4 a. m. he insisted upon cashing in and started -wearily for his hotel. He wished there might be some way to keep the knowledge of this innocent delinquency from Mrs. Vanner. He got to his room in the hotel safely. Apparently Mrs. Vanner was slumbering peacefully in her room. He shed his coat and vest and was at work on bis collar when he saw Mrs. Valuer at his door with a wrap over her night robe. "Merry Christmas!" she cried. "Merry Christmas, dear!" he responded. · The chimes of a neighboring cathedral nag out. foretelling the early Christmas service. "But why are you dressing so early, John?" she asked. Vanner suddenly became wide awake. "Oh, I thought it would be a treat to go over to the cathedral and hear the wonderful music," he · replied. "Of course you were going to call i me to got" ; "Of cour««, booeyl" Vanner {yawned audibly. "Run along and dress. \ priming about two -weeks ahead of the usual time this year, a factor j which may mean lietter prices for j hunters and trappers. 10,000 hardwoods and 60,000 pines, so distributed as to improve more than SOO acres, eventually, with added cover :nd mass production. Since EVERYBODY LIKES ICE CREAM AT CHRISTMAS H OLIDAY time is the time for gala entertainment. And what could be more delicious, more tempting, more satisfying than a dish of Blue Ribbon ice cream? For the laddies' party order our special Xmas molds. : _ .COOK TH? NEW VAY WITH THE ^, . NEW SCHWARZE BROILER In Your Own Frying Pan YOU CAN BROIL STEAKS, FOWL, C H O P S OR ANY O T H E R MEATS TOASTS--GRILLS -- WOJIS We cater to orders for individual molds, ice cream cakes, pies, pecan rolls with Christmas centers. PLACE YOUR ORDERS IN ADVANCE FOR CHRISTMAS DAY DELIVERY BESSEMER CREAMERY EAST LEAD ST.--PHONE 4851 UH A N Y 110 er i:' V3-.T-- : CORY GLASS COFFEE BREWERS make beautiful table appointment*! Choose one to suit your every need. Three convenient sizes. For The Living Room--A Fine Gift Hint JOHN J. FRICK CO. Bessemer Phone 4551 T-llMl^^V^'^^

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