MONDAY, OCT. 2,1939. THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN PAGE THREE NEWS BRIEFS The nicest courtesy that you can siioW > four guests is to have their visits mentioned on this page. Th» nicest courtesy sou can show your friends is to let them , learn of your Visits through this pate. Please call the society editor, telephone 106* I.O.O.F.—There will be a 'meeting of Crystal lodge No. 159, Independent Order of Odd [Fellows, at 7:30 o'clock tonight * at the LO.O.F. hall. l,O.O.F_CEystal lodge No. 159 T i Independent Order of Odd Fellows, will meet Tuesday evening , at 8 o'clock at I.p.O.F. hall. [ Commission to Meet—Luding- Iton city commission will hold its [regular Monday meeting at the I city hall at 7:30 o'clock tonight. Beta l"si—Members of Lud- I ington Beta Psi of Beta Sigma Phi are reminded of the meet- I ing to 'be held this evening at 7 i o'clock at Hotel Stearns. Important Meeting — Officers I and men of the Holy Name society of St. Simon's church are i urged to attend an important [meeting at James Golden hall at 8 o'clock tonight. s> Circuit—O-Ma-La-Ma circuit of I.O.O.F. will meet this evening at thc % • Fountain I.O.O.F. hall. , This will be a closed meeting and'the third degree will be conferred. To California—Mrs. F. N, Cal- 1 lighan left Friday evening for [San Gabriel, Calif., after spending the past three months in visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. .Chester Cole, ;and, f family of Ludington, Route 1.' •?. Improvint—Mrs. .Harry :, Lou (Miller, 417%orth iGteylord avenue, who.i has been",Seriously ill during the past week, is rej&rt- ed as improved today. Mi's. ; Miller is attended by her mother, Mrs. M. Reinsmith. Returned Home—Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Furstenau .returned to their home at 609 East Lud- I ington avenue Sunday eyening after spending the week-end in iSheboygan, Wis., where they 1 attended the wedding of friends, Miss Mary Voolrath and Robert Garton. Week-End — Jack Vorce of I Muskcgon and Rolland Mum- Imey of Walled Lake speht the week-end in Ludington, in visiting at the homes of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Vorce of 322 Lakeshore drive and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mummey, 424 South James street. Literary Club—Members of the Ludington Woman's Liter, ary club are reminded of the ' club's first meeting on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Charles Rousseau, famous vocal artist, will be the featured guest of the (meeting. Mrs. A. E. Rasmussen. president, will be in charge of [the meeting. Week-End—Richard Kappeler, larry Fairchild and Albert Carpenter, all of Detroit, returned to I melr homes after spending the ^week-end as the guesterWT^Bf'- son and Howard Mcsser, 607 East ..udington avenue. Nelson Mes- liser, who is employed at Battle 'Creek, returned to that city after spending the week-end in Lud| ington and Howard Messer, a senior at the school of medical technology in Minneapolis, Minn- will return to his studies in a few days. CONTINU!E>^SHELLING" IN EUROPE! Stniul Oil N J 48','a Studcbuker Wt> Urrton Carbide 91 Union Pacific 104 United Corp 3 V S Stool 76 Yellow T &, C 19% About New York By GEORGE TUCKER NEW YORK—"I had known there were lady detectives for years, but it wasn't until I saw a woman steal a pair of hose in a department store that I decided to become one myself. "So I -went to the manager and told him I thought I could be of benefit', and that was my first assignment. "It is a thrilling experience for one of my temperament, -But I wouldn't recommend it to .any young girl, as courage, poise «and considerable strength is required. "You never know what might happen to you. Once I received a broken rib and a severely scratched face from a beautifully gowned woman, a merchant's wife, who stole a box of handkerchiefs. She bit and scratched and shrieked until- we calmed her. Her husband came right over and explained that she was kleptomaniac—she stole things without really knowing why— and of course the store refused to prosecute. "My job it to pose as a shopper I browse through the counters, and stroll from one department to another, occasionally making 'purchases,' examining various items of merchandise. But actually I am eyeing the customers. I watch them closely and when one is observed secreting some object in her coat or *ppeketbook I stay right behind her until she is out of the store. Then I seize her and yell for assistance. "We never accost them inside the store. If we did that the store would become liable to a suit. If you find anything on a person in a store they can simply say they wfire" examining it with ia view to purchase, and they get away with it. But if you catch;them with merchandise af|er'.$hey leave the store, and vffl;$?]ti6:'purchase sUp ; /,lp; identiryi'the article, they Iwre tid alibi. "Iti would amaze you to know the names of prominent people who haye been caught in department store theft?., It is a widespread mania. TMerfc af e cases in our records of - tfeajly. distinguished women who: can not resist the chance to'obtain some insignificant item for nothing. We know who these people are and watch them closely. One man, a lawyer and a Funeral services for Mrs. Hannah Benson', who passed away at her home at 412i/ 2 North Lewis street early Wednesday morning, were held Saturday at 2 p. m. at Dorrell chapel. A .service of music was sung by Mrs. Herbert Carlson and words of comfort were .spoken by Rev. J. A. Landin, pastor of Emanuel Lutheran church. Pallbearers were Henning Benson, Edwin Benson, Hilding Swanson, Tony Johnson, Roy Brown and Arthur Swanson. Interment was made at Lakeview cemetery. successful one, has left orders in every store in the city that he will bo responsible for anything that his wife happens to want. I She is an incurable klcptoman- ' lac. But that is the only thing wronf; with her. Her husband assures us she is a wonderful wife and mother. He gives her everything she wants. She has: a bank account of her own. But from time to time the desire to steal assails her and she is werlBsrifo resist." If 1s " really a distressing case. "This week our store—the big one near Herald Square—made five arrests. They aren't really arrests. We just talk to them and take their names and warn them not to try it again. But that Ls wasted time. Kleptomaniacs cannot be cured." MARKETS"AND FINANCE (Additional Markets nf Page Z) NEW YORK STOCKS (1:30 P. M. Prices) Aclnms Express 9»« Am Can 114',:, Am Smelt & Ri-r 55 3 ' 4 Am Tel ft Tel lOPa Am Wnt Wks ia l h Amiconcln 33Vn Armour of III B 3 i Auburn Auto 3'n Aviation Corporation (i Bordcn 21 5 a Calumet & Hccla 8% Ches & Ohio 443i Chrysler go^i Colum O & El T-Ti Com'wltli South I'-j Curtlss Wright 7'i Elcc P Ac. L 9',!, Geuernl Elec .., 41 Ocn Foods 40% General Mot 54% Hudwri,, Mot,, .-.•. J.., 6 3 ii Int' Harvest •.'.,'. Gl% Int Nick Can 38 Int £Cel it Tel ' 5^1, Kennecott Corp t 41 Llgg & Myers B 95'i Marshall Field 16 MqHonlte Corp 34 Montgomery Ward 53 li Motor Wheel I<T!n Nfiah-Kelvmabor 7',' 2 Nivtlonal Biscuit . 22'h Nntl Power & LlKht 8'i, New York Central 21'.:. North American . 22 5 f, Packard 4 Penney (J C) "". ' 80 Phelps Dodge 43% Philips Pete 45 5 ii Pullman 38% Radio | '..; a 1 /,, ttadlo Kelth-Orp ];:, Rco Motor 2' Republic Steel ...'.','.'.".'.'.'.'.'...'.'.'.. 20% St. L-8nn Fran 3' 4 Seare-Roebuck .. .. 771,;. South Cal Edison 25% Standard Brands ., 6'/ a Standard Gas & El 3','a Standard Oil Cal 29% Standard OH Ind .'. 28 Stock Averages, Oct. 2 (Compiled By The Associated Press) 30 15 15 00 Indust Hulls Utll Stocks Net change ... D.7 D.7 D.3 D.5 Today 74.9 22.9 38.7 52.7 Previous day .. 75.6 23.6 39.0 53,2 Month ago 67.1 17.1 36.3 46.7 Your aRO 73.3 19.4 33.1 49.5 1939 High 77.0 23.8 40.6 53.5 1939 low 58.8 15.7 33.7 41.6 1938 High 79.5 23.5 37.8 54.7 1938 Low 49.2 12.1 24.9 33.7 Movement In Recent Years 1932 Low 17.5 ' 8.7 23.9 16.9 1929 High 140.9 153.9 184.3 157.7 J927 Low 51.6 95.3 fil.8 61.8 News From Mason County's Second Largest City, Agricultural and Dairying Center MRS. FRANK BARCLAY, Correspondent (Telephone: Office, No. 1; Home, 126-F-14.) Festival Ends Saturday In Burst Of Jolly Fun The eighth annual Harvest fes- also carrying the Dove of Peace. Six Persons Die in Auto Accident NOGALES, Ariz., Oct. 2.— (IP) —Three University of Arizona coeds and three unidentified Mexicans were killed Sunday in one of the mast disastrous head- on automobile collisions in state history. Harriet Manchester, 18, St. Lohis, driving the coeds' ahtomo- bile, escaped serious injury. Killed in her car were Mary Steele, 20, St. Louis; Jane Stop- enbachi, 17, Menomlnee, Mioli., and Patricia Brian, 19, Hinsdale, 111. tival in Scottville closed in a great burst of fun and jolly time' for everyone, in spite of the fact: that it had to be held over for a third day. The Jacktown entertainers drew a large crowd Friday afternoon as they gave their entertainment in Community hall instead of on the platform, because of the rain. They were exceptionally fine and it is regretted that the entire group could not have heard them. The parade on Saturday proved very satisfactory, although several schools who had planned to enter floats were unable to do so and the rain did injure several of the others. But everyone showed splendid spirit and went to work to re-arrange the floats and make them attractive. Scottville school band headed the procession playing spirited music as they went along. Line of Floats LaSalle school headed the line of floats with a clever Indian float, showing LaSalle smoking the pipe of peace with the Indians, all in life-like costumes, seated in front of the tepee. St. Mary's school had a most timely float, it was headed by a group of girls bearing the banner, "America Wants Peace." On the float were shown boys in khaki, bearing guns and other weapons, all in a huddle on the ground. Above them stood Uncle Sam and at his side a young lady in white costume, wearing a crown With the word Peace and H, F. DITHER AT m YORK CITY Marble School '-' This community was very well represented at the Harvest Home festival at Scottville last week. Miss Marjory Lannon was an overnight guest of Miss Elsie Marie Myers of, Scottville Tuesday, Sept. 26. Rose Mary, Margaret Ann and Alan Johnson spent Thursday afternoon and evening, Sept. 28, with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stone. Use Movie Cameras to iCombat Alibis SACRAMENTO, Calif. (ff)~ The California motorist who passes another car on a dangerous curve or otherwise misbehaves may now 'be faced with an indisputable record of his faults. Mounted ibehind the windshield of a California state patrol car is a 16mm. movie camera which operates .automatically at the ipress of a button When the officer at the wheel sees any "funny ^business" taking place on the highway in front of him he sets it in operation. KILLED BY AUTO PONTIAC, Oct. 2«— (/P)— An automobile struck and killed Mrs. Ellen Starner, 42, of Pontiac, on a highway, three miles east of here Sunday. Many Americans, at the time of the opening of the Panama canal, • were opposed to fortifying this "Canal of All Nations." It was to be a symbol of international progress and good will. Now, under congressional mandate, the canal is being made "impregnable from attack by sea. land, or air." Over 100 patterns to choose from in Wards h\g book. "DecoratorVApprdved," patterns — the .outstanding selections of 19391 And you oave up to 80c on tha dollar! WARD Catalog Ord«j> Servlco javas ypu money on thoujandi of other Uemil •Uj»'War«U Monthly Poymant Plpn on any purchq»e$ of $10 or morel ld3-l(9 E. Telephone 15$ Arthur resident F. of Dittmer, Mason former county, passed away Friday at his home in New York City. Mr. Dittmer, who was 39 years of age, , had been ill a short time. .-.- Born on Aug. 11, 1900, in Riverton township, Mr. Dittmer lived in that locality in his youth. He was affiliated with St. John's Lutheran church of Ludington. Mr. Dittmer, a graduate of Princeton University with the Hegree of doctor, pursued a A group of boys on bicycles decorated in the national colors completed the arrangement. This float received first prize. French school had an appropriate float, "Girl Scouts of America," girls doing the things Scouts are taught to do, first aid. handwork and others. They had as a part of their equipment a tent, showing Scouting amusements. McClellan school showed Early Settlers, a pretty rustic float with children in old-time dress, including Puritans and others, a number of them engaged in old-time occupations. Chambers school had a significant Health float, bearing slogans for Health and bright, happy childhen seated about on the float. East Riverton had a patriotic float, a group of children dressed in the national colors wearing high hats and seated on chairs decorated in the same way. This group formed a rhythm band, with piano leading them and one of the little folks as band leader. Playground Float Locke school float was also very delightful as it played up the pleasures of childhood, it represented a well-equipped playground with swings and other means of amusement. A group of students followed, bearing other articles for play, such as ball and bat, tennis racquet and other articles. Dewey school featured harvest scenes with especially the pumpkin in evidence. Children in clever costume carried out the thought, the slogan being "Peter, Peter Pumpkin Eater," as in the story. Lincoln Valley also played up children's stories as they showed "Jack and Jill." A real hill was formed with trees along the sides. Jack and Jill traveled up the hill and fell down again a number of times on the line of march, bringing much applause. Wiley's float had a big appeal for the times, it showed a forest scene in the fall, with trees, a stump and colored leaves as the background. Leaning against the stump were two hunters, asleep, while around them- were squirrels rabbits and birds, enjoying themselves, and even a deer showed himself in among the trees. The float was one of the most pleasing. shown in a long time, the clever humor being one pleasing feature. Victory Corners had an attrac- dlans being their guests and the table bearing those foods that were known at that time. A nice background of trees added to the ihtefest. Amber Station showed the Amber Forestry club at work. The float showed the woods growing and green, then on the other side, a bare space, where club boys were planting trees. A woodsman cutting down a tree gave the other side of the story, while a pretty stream trailing under the trees was a feature. North Amber float was also most timely as it showed "Safety First." Everyone 'Who' saw the float recognized its real value. It showed two chairs, which were placed one on the other, the card bearing the words "a pdOr ladder." Knives, matches and other household articles bore the words, "poor playthings." The thought was further carried out by a bicycle, broken seeps and other articles. Ford Lake had their very clever band in line, the members in their regalia of blue capes and caps, and playing as they went along. Reek school had another un(Please tun. to Page 5, Column 4) Scottville Locals Announcements have been received of the birth of a son to Dr. and Mrs. Loyal' Parker of Mansfield, ' Ohio. 'Mr. Parker was a former Scottville boy and is now located at Mansfield. Vernice and Stella ROsander visited their' sister, Mrs. Bernard Strong, Friday, making the acquaintance of their new nephew, the little son born to Mr. and Mrs. Strong last week. He has been named Marvin. Mrs. Strong was formerly Celah Rosander. Swan Lynn and daughter, Mrs. John Svelnis and baby of Muskegon attended the festival Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Barich of Staten Island, N. Y., and Mr. and Mrs. George Hansen of Perth Amboy, N. J., left Friday morning for their homes after scientific cVreer in the field of S iv< ? harvest scene ' alwa y« a fa nhv«w ' forite subject at this time of the pnys,ic5. | year and always well rece i vedi Surviving are a sister, Mrs? -- • Elsie Bloomer of Traverse City, and three ' " Dittmer of 'brothers, Chicago, William Harry of year and always All manner of harvest articles, such as corn shocks, pumpkins and other vegetables were shown Ludington and Louis of Grayling, j The 'body will be returned to Ludington in the Dorrell funeral coach this evening. Services will toe held on Wednesday afternoon, the time not yet arranged. Interment will be made at Lakeview cemetery. and children in appropriate costumes. Wizard of Oz Victory Townhall had a clever representation of the Wizard of Oz, showing the tin man, the witch and other characters from that popular play and story. Bachelor showed the First Thanksgiving, with pilgrims in very appropriate costumes, standing about the table, In- DUO-THERM POWER-AIR GIVES YEAR-ROUND COMFORT Greater comfort at lower coit! That's what you get from the new 1940 fuel oil Duo-Therm! Power-Air, the latest heating .development, forces ceiling' ^heat down to the floor . . . 'drives even, comfortable heat ;to every corner . , . and saves 5% in fuel costs! And when you want quick heat —open Duo-Therm's radiant door and get a flood of heat that soaks clear through you in a jiffy! Many beautiful models to choose from. And remember, they cost no more than ordinary heaters. MORRISON FUNERAL HOME Ambulance Service Phone 65 Visiting at the P. L. Petiersen home south of town. »WhHe here they attended the Harvest festival, and -were also guests at the wedding of Miss Wanda Backwick and Lloyd Nutt. Lawrence Murphy of Davidson, Mich., and a party of friends came Saturday to spend a few days with Mr. Murphy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Murphy. William Padelrord, who is teaching at Martin, Mich., came •Friday evening to spend the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Padelford. Mr. and Mrs. Padelford drove to Martin with him Sunday, returning to Scottville in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Demlow. STAR Scottville . , LAST TIMES TONIGHT Scream-lined icandal over shopgirl's door- stepbaby-and Hie boss' sort! ...LAUGH HIT new of Sandusky, were among" the out-of-town folks who came here for the festival dhd to- visit friends. Dr. and Mrs. I. L. Hunt are spending several days fcti a trip to the northern part of the state. with CHARLES COBURM FRANK UBERTSQN E. E. ClIVE RKO RADIO picturaJ! PANDRO'S. BEDMAN IN CHARGE OFTrooUCTION 1 ?'«!•<!>v OAMON (CANIN. Producsd br B. O p. SYIVA. Sernn Plgy by Norman Kioing. 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