Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on October 22, 1947 · Page 13
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1947 THE JOURNAL-STANDARD, FREEPORT, ILL. PHONE FOUR WANT ADS 3100 FARM NEWS Membership In Farm Bureau Reaches 2,223 Township units of the Stephenson county farm bureau have just completed holding annual meetings which marked the close of the 194647 membership year. I ^ At these meetings' the members were informed that the membership in the farm bureau has grown from 1,922 in 1946 to 2,223 as of Sept. 30, 1947, according to Leslie Finkenbinder, organization director. Membership in the farm bureau has been on the increase all over the state, according to Mr. Finkenbinder, as shown by the all-time high of 145,851. This is the largest membership ever obtained by any state farm organization in the history of the nation. Other accomplishments of the farm bureau during the past year will be reviewed and plans made for the coming year at the annual meeting to be held in St. Louis on Nov. 17 to 20. Declares Weather Ideal For Picking Of Hybrid Seed Corn Bloomington, 111., Oct. 22.—The weather man has been trying his best to make up for the wet and cold spring that delayed the planting of many acres of corn, declares Dr. J. R. Holbert, manager of the Funk Brothers Seed company. About 100 per cent of the corn crop is now so matured that frost could cause very little damage and each day of weather such as has prevailed during the past week or two will aid greatly in drying the corn before it is placed in the crib. Associate seed growers in Iowa, he said, are two-thirds done with their picking of hybrid seed, and in the Bloomington area the picking is about one-half completed. . The weather has been so fine that picking has been delayed to permit more drying in the field than usual. As a rule seed producers pick their corn early and dry is artificially to be sure it will not be injured by frost or infected with plant disease organisms during the slow natural drying period. "Still A Bad Crop" A lot of corn that would have been soft in a normal fall season now promises fair yields and fair quality, he said. Some fields in this area still show green, the kernels still filling out with the food substance that brings weight and qualtty to the crop. "I still call it a bad corn crop," said Dr. Holbert. "This territory is blessed with better weather for planting and cultivation than most of the corn belt." He told of a recent trip to Kansas City, seeing many poor stands of corn in fields along the route, many late fields, many drowned out patches. There was only half a normal stand of corn in a good portion of all the fields. Even the most ideal weather now can't make up for the extreme late planting in many areas, and* the heavy rains in June. Parts of Iowa got 18 inches of rainfall In June— half a normal year's total rain coming in one month. Great areas of corn were drowned out. Many fields could not be cultivated. Some Jo Daviess Oats Bins Are Found Infested By Weevil Elizabeth, 111., Oct. 22.—Reports have been received at the office of the Jo Daviess county farm bureau here of oats in bins infested with weevil. County Adviser E. V. Stadel is asking all farmers to inspect their grain to determine if the weevil has been their visitor. The weevil is a very small brown tc reddish colored insect that can be readily seen on samples taken from the bin. If weevil are found they can be controlled by using carbon bisul- phide at the rate of 3 gallons per 1,000 bushels of grain or one pound for each 100 cubic feet of grain. This chemical can be poured on burlap sacks and the bags spread over the t&p of the grain. The carbon bisulphide is heavier than air and will filter down through the grain. The user is cautioned not to breathe the fumes nor to use it around fire as it is inflammable. Moore's Watch Shop 125 E. Stephenson St. Expert Watch Repair Prompt Courteous Service WATCHES REBUILT 14 Jo Daviess County Home Bureau Units Organized For 1948 Elizabeth, 111., Oct. 22.—Under the guidance of the home adviser. Mrs. Homer Ctirtiss, and her staff, the Jo Daviess county home bureau has been advancing rapidly the past few months. There are now 14 active clubs and two more are expected to be reorganized this week so that there should be 16 units in the bureau by the time of the annual meeting in Hanover on Thursday. A goal of 300 members has been set for the annual meeting day. In addition to thp building up of the county group, Mrs. Curtiss has been successful in perfecting the organization work in the individual units with the aid of unit members. Following are the 14 active units with their principal officers for the new year of 1947-48: Derinda—Mrs. Harold Reusch, chairman; Mrs. Ray Heer, vice chairman; and Mrs. John Morrison, secretary and treasurer. Elizabeth Sunshine—Mrs. John Brodrecht, chairman; Mrs. Griff Roberts, vice chairman; Mrs. William E. Fahrion, secretary and treasurer. Elizabeth Evening—Mrs. Harold B. Gable, chairman; Mrs. Arthur E. Schulz, vice chairman;'Mrs. Raymond Jones, secretary and treasurer. Elmoville—Mrs. Glenn Williams, chairman; Mrs. Robert Beyer, vice chairman; Mrs. John Ottosen, secretary and treasurer. Eureka—Mrs. Carson Herring, chairman; Mrs. Paul Townsend, vice chairman; Mrs. Delmar Jones, secretary and treasurer. Galena—Mrs. Abe Gerlich, Jr., chairman; Mrs. Harold Schuler, vice chairman; Mrs. R. W. Mougin, secretary and treasurer. Hanover—Mrs. Frank Richmond, chairman; Mrs. J. M. Baumgartner. vice chairman; Mrs. Frank Flack, secretary and treasurer. Nora—Mrs. Orin Balbach, chairman; Mrs. Franklin Leverton, vice chairman; Mrs. A. C. Kepner, secretary and treasure: Schapville—Mrs. Walter Schlichting, chairman; Mrs. Clyde Young, vice chairman; Mrs. Clarence Bohnhoff, secretary and treasurer. South Stockton Rural—Mrs. Harvey V. Grebner, chairman; Mrs. Lauren Johnson, vice chairman; Mrs. Karl Klett, secretary; Mrs. Leon Spencer, treasurer. Stockton—Mrs. Randall Nelson, chairman; Mrs. Charles Bartell, vice chairman; Mrs. Leslie Drane, secretary; Mrs. Lev! Morisse, treasurer. Wards Grove—Mrs. Glenn Schlafer chairman; Mrs Merle Blair, vice chairman; Mrs. Carl Gutzmer, secretary and treasurer. Warren—Mrs. Eleanor Almendinger, chairman; Mrs. Robert Cook, vice chairman; Mrs Iva Leverton, secretary and treasurer. Woodbine—Mrs. Arthur Arnold, chairman; Mrs. Jesse C. Schubert, vice chairman; Mrs. Phillip Townsend, secretary and treasurer. The Mississippi-Missouri river system drains 1,240,000 square miles. Telephone Operators WANTED You'll earn good wages as a telephone operator, with frequent increases. You don't need experience. Friendly competent supervisors will train you along With other girls. You'll find a lot of friends among telephone girls. They're congenial, intelligent and co-operative. Ex-operators will be given wage credit for former service. Stop in today and see Chief Operator. Northwestern Telephone Co PAGE THIRTEEN Stephenson County Junior Fair Members To Meet Friday Night Members of the Stephenson County Junior Fair association will meet in the farm bureau auditorium Friday night, Oct. 24, starting at 8 o'clock. Financial reports of the annual fair held at Taylor park, Freeport, on Aug. 28-30, will be presented and other important business matters will be discussed. Officers of the association are J. Howard Swanzey, president; Clarence Scheider, vice president; Roy Hefty, secretary; Mrs. Myrtm Babler, treasurer, and Mrs. Parker Taft, Paul Kaiser, Clyde Fluegel, Faye Parkinson and John Van Deest, directors. President Truman To Address National Grange Convention President Harry E. Truman, a member of the Kansas City grange, will address the National Grange at its 84th annual convention to be held at Columbus, O., Nov. 12 to 21. Plans for the 83th annual convention of the national organization have been announced by Fred Brenckman, of Washington, D. C., representative of the grange. President Truman will be one of 15,000 candidates in the record class on whom the seventh degree, thp highest degree of the fraternity, will be conferred. The order of Patrons of Husbandry, popular among farmers In both eastern and western states, is strongly represented in congress, in both the senate and house. In the lower house 24 states are represented by one or more congressmen and in the senate at least one from 16 states are grange affiliated, with a total of 22 senators and 56 house members. "The ten day sessions will cover all phases of rural life problems, with a great deal of emphasis on rural education and community betterment as well as scientific research," Mr. Brenckman states. Linseed Oil Plentiful; Re-Export Is Authorized Farmers will not be urged by the United States department of agriculture to plant a lot of flax in 1948. There is so much linseed oil available, says Successful Farming magazine, that re-exports of the Argentina oil brought in lost Spring have been authorized by the department. home were discussed and the auxiliary is planning a bake sale Friday Oct. 31, to start the financing of the stove. Mrs. Fred Olson will be in charge of the project. Mrs. L. A. Frank and Mrs. Harry Carbaugh have charge of purchasing the stove. The following standing committee chairmen were appointed: Americanism—Mrs. Ernest Remmers; auxiliary loan fund and education of orphans of veterans, Mrs. Frank Williams; child welfare, Mrs. Harve Queckboerner; community service, Mrs. Rufas Kahler; finance, Mrs. Fred Olson; gold star, Mrs. O. H. Etnyre; legislative and revisions, Mrs. Earl Coble; membership, Mrs. Richard Strauch; music, Mrs. Emmert Zumdahl; notional defense, Mrs. Hazel M. Strauch; Pan-America^ study, Mrs. Jack Martin; past president parley, Mrs. Carl Kness; poppy, Mrs. L. A. Frank; publicity, Mrs. George Schleuning; rehablli- .ations and veterans employment;, Mrs. Arthur Miller; veteran's craft exchange, Mrs. Claude Mcchllng. After the business meeting lunch was served by the hostess. The November meeting will be held In the home of Mrs. Richard Strauch. Mystery Thriller To Be Presented By Winshw Senior Class Winslow, 111., Oct. 22.—Nearly everyone likes to try and solve a good detective yarn, which stimulates the mind and Is a lot of fun besides. Local people will have an opportun- ty to try their hand at finding out Just what is behind the exciting events in "the high school mystery" which Is the title of the three-act mystery play, to be presented by The Harry Tracys Give Birthday Dinner For Granddaughter Rock City, 111., Oct. 22.—Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tracy entertained a group of relatives Sunday at a birthday dinner in honor of their granddaughter, Carol Sue Canterbury of Rockford, who celebrated her third birthday. Those attending were her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Canterbury and daughter Vee Ann and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Anderson, of Rockford; Mr. and Mrs. William Breeze, and Diane and Fred Breeze, of Pecatonica; Mr. and Mrs. Merle Meinert and son, Douglas, of Davis. Carol Sue was nicely remembered. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Waldecker, of Rockford; 1 Mr. and Mrs. Charles McDermott and daughters, Susie and Jenifer, and Mrs. Frank McDermott, of Freeport; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thoren and son, John Robert, and E. F, Fufford of Rock City, enjoyed a picnic dinner Sunday in the W. R. Thoren home. Mr. and Mrs, C. .F. Tlelkemeier were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.\C. C. Gloss, In Freeport. Miss Shirley Husi was a week-end guest of her aunt, Mrs. Floyd Mon- tifelt, at Beloit, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Barr and son, Edgar were Sunday dinner guests of Miss Jean Smith, at Freeport. Miss Bertha Tilkemeler of Davis, spent several days at her home here. Mrs. H. I. Barr called on Mrs. David La Shells at Deaconess hospital Saturday. 'Pal' Still Awaiting New Master's Arrival Monroe, Wis., Oct. 22,—Pal, a brown dog of part chow ancestry, still guards the house of his late mistress, Miss Lenza Benage, but he's only waiting for his new owner to come along and take charge of him. And there's the rub. During Miss Lenza's lost illness she kept repeating, "Pal will have a fine home. They'll take good care of him. They want him." Yet although Miss Lenza's sister, Mrs. Harry Swartz, tried repeatedly to get Lenza to mention the name of the person who was to take her dog after she had gone, she was unsuccessful. She's hoping the new owner will show up soon. Chadwick Legion Auxiliary Meets Chadwick, 111., Oct. 22.—The Chadwick unit of the American Legion auxiliary met Monday night in the home of Mrs. John Magill, president of the auxiliary. 'After the opening ceremony, minutes of the last meeting were read and approved, roll call was answered with the name of a foreign country, the reason being that each year the auxiliary must study a foreign country named by the national officers. This year the auxiliary will study Argentina. Plans, for buying an electric stove for the Legion the senior class of Winslow high school, on the evening of Oct. 31, in the high school gymnasium. "The High School Mystery" 1s a thrilling mystery story which Is supposed to take place in any modern high school auditorium during the dress rehearsal for the class play. It is a whirwind of excitement, laughs and surprises.and the local cast is most enthusiastic over their parts In the production. Tickets are now on sale by the ! members of the senior class and seals may be reserved at Zlpse's drug store over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Lee and family visited over the week-end at the Lake Lone Cranberry Marsh and the Wisconsin Rnpids Paper Mills and numerous places of interest, in Wisconsin. They also visited at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Knlpschild at Wisconsin Rapids where they have recently bought a farm, having moved there from Freeport. The week of prayer and self denial will be observed by the Methodist W. S. C. S. with a share-a-dish dinner at the home of Mrs. Franklin George, on Wednesday. Oct. 29, followed by a program beginning at 2 o'clock. All members are urged to be present, and those who have sold the "glasses-cleaners" are asked to turn in the proceeds on that day to Mrs. Florence Rohde. Anyone who has any castoff clothing, bedding, shoes, curtains or any other article which can be used by the "Good Will Charities" Is. asked to leave their contributions with Mrs. Arthur Leverlngton or Mrs. Marian Armstrong by' Nov. 1. The N. Y. F. will hold a scrap paper drive Saturday morning, Oct. 25. Please have your paper socure- Hollywood Previews Women's Clothes Of Predictable Future Hollywood, Oct. 22.—(/P)—. What California designers think clothes will look like in the predictable future Is pretty close to being out of this world. And If it Isn't— It should be, if style trends displayed at Monday night's "fashion futures" show are a fair sample. Nearly 100 designers, representing movie studios, custom houses and manufacturers modeled their forecasts before some 1,200 visiting store executives on* the giant revolving stage in Earl Carroll's night spot. The new longer look prevailed. Not even Adrian—Hollywood's last hold-out against dropping hemlines —challenged the controversial trend, "cover 'em lip" was the motif of 1948 Californla-made-fashions— except in a few Instances in which ly tied and out in front by 9 o'clock. designers made up for hiding tht legs by baring the bosom. Screw-ball fashions Included: A white fleece coat with electrically heated pockets, thermostatically controlled, by Elois Jensen of Enterprise studios, who at, 23 Is the youngest of the movie designers. Evening clothes for men in navy blue, by Ralph Carver, who Introduced the "Eisenhower" battle jacket to replace tuxedos. AREYOUPAlf due to MONTHLY LOSSES? 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