Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on March 25, 1943 · Page 5
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i; (r ii'jf *H1 CRKELEti DAttT TRIBUNE, 1GBEELET. COLORADO, i n « f f M i ; PAGEi FIT* Air Corps Technical Training Class 11-B Appreciates Greeley : .From Class 11-B.. AAFTTO, ita- f Cloned 'on tbe' CSOE campus: the :past eight -weekg," comes an app're- ; ciatire ^tribute to tha people -of :Greeley. for their courtesies to the :class-personnel during - I t s time ·here. This class graduates from the 'week. ' command th'e end o( this .InVlelter which appears In the -.class yearbook, this : message · Is sent to. Greeley residents:-... ' . "People.. could .read books . and 'stories on tbe topic, 'What you can :do to help the soldiers forget their ·loneliness and homesickness,' but 'e-very-Boldier here believes'as 1 do :--that nowhere .could anyone have ibeen treated BO swell. Believe us, f'i ;too', that.Greeley is one place that Iwill stand out in .our uilnds'where- iever wo go'. Many of us will try to irepay you for the kindness you've !sliown-:'us . a f t e r ' t h e war Is' over.;Your kindhearleduess-has given us 'even more'-cause'tq win this-.war ithan we had betore'.^V.'heV }eople i do. us. much for a soldier .bave to make us soldiers forget i you about our homes and the struggle · "we're In, you can be sure that you have done your -part In .the war- effort, and you have, ma.de-.. many friends by doi'ng so. You may* com- t pare a soldier to an cleiihant in this ·case, because as the old saylug goes, 'an elephau't never forgets;' and -neither does a soldier. Tins ' things the .citizens of Greeley have done to. make our stay here such'a pleasant one. will never he forgotten. These^ soldiers whom you have treated so well aro going Into a war now to fight for freedom and the right to live; that people like the ·^ , citizens of Greeley. and other towns like It can go on living like human lielngs, in, peace and happiness for the rest of their lives; that. our children may live In peace and enjoy a happy-normal life, which we have not bad the. chance- to do.- They are going Into .a fight- now In. which many of them- will lose their lives, '.'.*·· but not one soldier ever, said the cause was not great enough to fight for or to give his life for; Perhaps ·they didn't look at the war before · like they do now, and maybe they were just a little bit 'selHsh, 1 hut now they have a new goal to work! for which thej- mlgbt not have had If the hospitality' shown toward .*'·· them here in Greeley. had not been so uuforgettable. "We, the class of 11-B, feel, as do those wirt) have passed thru your .. beautiful 'city before us, that the warm-heartedness shown the soldiers will 'never be forgotten; nor do we ever expect to find any close '" ; match for it! , .i'The citizens .oi Greeley have ^ built · a -town to be -well · proud of, :'and one -that .anyone would -be : proud to live In.,Some of these · yery fellows whom ypu have made . so momentarily happy .hive Joined the vast :machlne of - war with tlila .very'object In mind--to keep-.these happy homes and'beloved families .together.' We say,-and we say It T.for everjr fighting ! man ,In the i armed forces,'-that w« will riot rest t until those rights'and liberties tlrat ·· we so cherish are restored once and,' f o r all!" "' : ' ' . . . . no shoes. Ruling; groups and the well-to-do, wore sandals of such, ina-' terl'als as'plalfed papyrus and leath- e r . ' · · · · - . . . Actors In .Greek tragedies -.wore high soles to give .them added dignity of height. Roman magistrates, senators/patricians ond other'Im- portant personages. . bad' official high, boots In'different colors and designs', to :dlstingulsh them from each''other arid lesser folk.' The Roman soldier used heavy·: hobnailed sandals, Church dignitaries, from the early Middle Ages on, .wore special shoes-of rich materials with .lavish decorations. '· Tiro extravagant shoes of Europe's .nobility and slate officials also were in striking, contrast to the simpler footwear o f ' t h e common people,' made generally ot cheap and roiigh leather, rawhide, eJoth, or felt. · ; . . Footnote on Fashion Men ot fashion frequently outpaced the women In extreme shoe design, bright colors, and expensive trimmings. Satin, silk, and velvet shoes were often embroidered, and decorated with precious . Jewels, gold, and -silver ornaments ami stitching. 1 Rosettes 'of ribbon, and ot gold arid silver'-lace were.set ac the instep, high red heels added eye'appeal. From'flaring, soft-leather boots, silk, fur, aud lace linings peeped coyly. · .'Many of the protective clogs aud galoshes--worn outdoors, over tho expensive.and delicate 1 house shoes --were . equally sumptuous, their thick soles Intricately carved, or Inlaid witlr Ivory and precious metals. In tho" days of tbe super long toes, such overshoes were more iike sled runners or skis than foot coverings! One freak style, popular at court during the late Middle Ages, dictated the wearing of a high boot and a love shoe at the .same time. In colonial America; the Puritans ouce passed laws to keep shoes plain and. Inexpensive,' especially for persons of little Income or position. In a 'court of Salem, Massachusetts, -In 1652, one man "wns presented for excess of boots, rib- ands, gou Id and silver laces."" Scientific Design Recent In modern museums, samples of varied, footgear worn at different limes and places, range from tho Clrinese - sliff-soled '-"rocker r . shoo to the upturned Turkish-harem slipper; from tho fea'ther-trlmmed pouchliko moccasin of the Australian bu slim an to the gold-embroidered white satin-shoe of an English archbishop. Yet for ail the attention given to odd" and Tspeciallzed styles, little was., done until'comparatively recent', times ..to adapt man's.!" scientifically to his needs, it was not until late In the 1700's, fpr example,' that · separate lasts wero used'In England for the right'and leff fopt;,;" : - . - ' · - . . - - . ' ; Among- walking humanity, no one group cmjmor*.need pt shoe comfort and durability than · the'- foot toldler,' and bis footwear is now especially'designed and constructed for the maximum In both, . Asked .what he though' was the most Tital piece! of -.the soldier's equipment, the Duke of Wellington of Waterloo fame, answered: "Firal a good' serviceable pair of. shoes) second, another good pair of. shoes; and third, a pair of halt.coles." Tho Wellington boot,' designed by. and named .for the-warrior was long worn in the British array. Methodists Agree To Sell Hospitals To Colo. Springs Aiaoe]iteJ Pre» Colorado Springs, 'Colo., March 24.--The homes and hospitals board of the Methodist church has agreed to .sell Beth-El hospital and tha National Methodist Sanatorium to the city of.Colorado Springs for one-half the bonded debt of the Institutions, or appYoxImately $76,000, City Manager. E. U : . Mosle'y 'informed Mayor George G. Blrdeall today. Mosley, who attended the meeting ot the hospital board in Chicago Tuesday, reported the group, had agreed to Methodist turn the property over to the city on the same basis It was offered to a group of Colorado'Springs citizens early this year. Mayor Birdsall said, that if goflat.lons progressed satisfactorily the. transfer would bo made June 1. Negotiations for the city's' purchase ' of .the. Institutions · followed an announcement that the Jlethod- ist church.iht*nded to dispose ot the hospital and sanatorium under decision that the church would engage no longer in the operation of hospitals.. The buildings Involved are tbe main hospital, the sanatorium, nutrition camp, contagious hospital, a heating plant and a laundry, laboratory, garage, crippled children's recreation hall, transformer bouse and two nurses' liomes, all situated on a,tract covering 34 acres. The property Is valued at ?730,00b exclusive of wills, bequests and good will assets. Soil Only Plants can not obtain minerals except from the soil. - B« Hive Protection A high board fence or a fence of cornstalks can be used to protect bee hives from cold winter winds. DRIVE OUT Roundwormi e»n liifVtS WORM! w a r n i n g - tlgnts W^VNIVIV ^^^'Pj^^PP^^J^ht »««_£ iferfflifuff* today £* I^r.-ftt irlve. xrt roondwora B., KIT, you nt JATNE-S VEBJdin/GEt Shoe Styles /: . . ' · - . H r Washington;-.!* C.--If Americans ·limited" to-fewer -pairs., of. shoes ' would.'16ok back oror history's pa' rado of foot wear, they, could .find little'cause.for complaint iriitheir ; present lo.t.- ' . · - ' - . !"·· Shoes' Wye at! times; taken on i such absurd'shapes.arjd ityles that flaws yere pas Bed'to" control them,' i says a 'bulletin, from the .National 1 Geographic Society.' " ' , '···' ' - One- such ( law, during the reign : of England's. "Henry" VIII, .when. · broad-toed,'almost s'quare'shoe's be:. came th'e fflsiilpnV-proMbited exces-' :' eive width. Another 1 law; in "force.' · when Edward IV was. king, provid-. 1 . 'ed .that "no ^cordwainer ' o'r, coblcr- I within the City of Loudon, or Three : · Mlles'.of the "same,"'should.'make. I' shoes,' 'galoshes,! boots, " o r . .clogs more than two Inches beyond nor- · mal foot length. r . Bink by the Foot . - I n France, PMlip the Fair.de-. . creed tliat shoes were, to be no longer than an adrled hait. foot for the common people, 'ono foqt for the ; rich middle classes,- and two feet : for princes and other .men ot-rank. ! . The f'peak" of 1 Kurope's pointed' ; toe-era came toward the end of the ·14th century. Then men.wore shoes" ; wltlt elongated tips looped up to ".anltle and knee coverings, and even' i aitaclied to the"belt by'cords, silk 1 straps, or gold and silver chains.. In order to keep the^-walker from tangling in his own shoes; many ot the unattached long toes were stlt-- fened by a-stnffing-of "wool or tow. : Among Europe's , most bizarre · shoe styles were some- worn '-dur- . Ing the Hth-and Iptb centurjea by court dandles. Slippers were then made in strange forms, 1 with tire toes representing scorpions, ; serpents, and flsh'talls. Another odd · design was produced b y . s t u f f i n g ' a , ilif pointed toe,-which' was then i turned up-and -twisted -into .the · ihane of a" rSni's horn. . . ·· . . Shoes A 'Sort of .Intlgnla - . · .Thru '.the; centuries,'., shoe · style and Its lack, as well as kinds and quality of material, havo indicated the economic and official rank of tbe wearer. 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