The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan on November 15, 1939 · Page 3
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iWEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 1939. THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. PAGE THREE NEWS BRIEFS The nicest courtesy that you can snow your guests is to have their visits mentioned on tills page. The nicest courtesy you can show your friends is to let them learn of your visits through this page. Please call the society editor, telephone IOC. Club to Meet—The regular meeting of Ludington Townsend club No. 1 will be Held at 8 p. m. Thursday at the courthouse. Dorcas Meeting—The Dorcas society of Emanuel Lutheran church will meet at 8:15 o'clock this evening at Luther hall. Rehearsal—The choir of The Community church will meet for rehearsal at 7 o'clock this evening at the church. Treatment—Frank' Kaminski, 701 Fifth street, was admitted to Paulina Stearns hospital on Tuesday for medical treatment. Admitted—Miss Helen Mavis, Route 1, Freesoil, was admitted to Paulina Stearns hospital this morning for medical treatment. Hunters' Mass — A special Hunters' Mass will be held at 5:30 o'clock Sunday morning at St. Simon's Catholic church. To Meet—The Ludington Amateur* Radio club will meet at 7:30 o'clock thi.s evening at the! Ludington high school building. : Bunco Club—The Lakeview Bunco club will meet at 8 o'clock j thi.s evening at the home of! Mr.s. Earl Parker, East Luding- i ton avenue. I PT-A—The meeting of the I Parent-Teacher association of! Pere Marquette school will be j held at 3 o'clock Friday after- , noon, Nov. 17. An interesting i program has been planned for j thi.s meeting. | Fellou craft—There will be a ; Fc-llowcraft meeting at 8 o'clock j Friday evening in the Masonic j temple. All Mason.s are urged to j be present. Each member is, risked to bring at least one guest; in observance of Guest Night . i Contest—Anyone wishing to ] enter an amateur contest sponsored by the Diamond PT-A at Victory township hall on Friday evening, Dec. 1, is asked to notify Mrs. John Rosenow at once. Prizes will be awarded. Tarty—Pere Marquette chapter No. 327, Order of Eastern Star, will .sponsor a pinochle and dancing party at 8 o'clock Thursday (veiling in the Masonic temple. All Eastern Stars and friends arc invitr-ci to attend. Visitors—Visitors on Monday afternoon and evening at the home of Mrs. Gust Welbi.s. 308 East Melendy street, were Miss Minnie Benso'n, Mrs. Hugh Quinn, j Mr.s. Fred Kretsor and three chil- j tlron and William Raatz, all of Alaiiist.ee. I Card Party -The Ways and Means committee of St. Simon's I parish will sponsor a pinochle, i bndr.r and Chinese checkers , party at 8 o'clock thi.s evening in , .lamr.s Golden hall. Refresh- j :ncnt.s will be served at the clo.se j of the evening; Tn"e"~public"Is ' welcome to attend. There will br a nominal admission charge. Itirt Inlay- -Mrs. William Reek : <>! Fountain, whose birthday an-' niviTsary cccurred on Nov. 8,' u-i.-; honored by her daughters, Mr.s. Maybelle Smith and Missi KMielyn Reek, at dinner. Guest.s o!' the occasion were Mr. and! Mr.s. Fred Reek and Mr. andj Mrs. John Reek, also of Fountain, i C'ard Party Tonight—James: Golden Hall 'will be the scene of a caret party at 8 o'clock thi.s! evening. Pinochle, bridge and 1 Chinese checkers will be played ! and refreshments served. 1 Everyone is welcome. The party • is being sponsored by the ways' -•ind means committee of St. Si- ! num'.s parish. . I Arrived—Mr. and Mrs. Frederic : A. Heller arrived recently from Ann Arbor to visit in Ludington | Mr.s. Heller will v;sil at the home i of her mother, Mrs. Daisy Reek, ' 109 South Washington avenue, i while Mr. Heller spends the week in a hunting trip with Fred Reek of Fountain, Mrs. John Sherman Dies Early Today (Continued from Page 1) ture was first built, and it remained there for about 40 years until the fall of 1931 when it was moved to its present location at 223 South James street. Mrs. Sherman went into the business with her husband many years ago when he bought out the interest of his brother. Her husband became Ludington postmaster and Mrs. Sherman took over a large share of the responsibilities of the business. Continued Business After the death of Mr. Sherman in 1928, she continued the business, moving it three years later to its present location and changing its name to the Sherman Gift shop. Surviving are one son, Franklin, who teaches school at Manistee; a sister, Mrs. William Crampton of Detroit; a brother, Forrest Wright of Heavener, Okla.; two nieces, Mrs. Kistler of Summit township and Mrs Alfred Rice of Ypsilanti; a nephew, Eugene Wright of Ypsilanti; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mae Sherman Miller of this city. Resident of Ludington for about 50 years, she was active in the city's business pursuits for nearly that length of time. In addition to her interests in her home and business, she was identified with Community church and with the Order of Eastern Star. until Sheriff Moulton arrived and carried him back to Ludington for trial. Mother Gainer told the officers she "made up her mind if the thief jumped from the wagon .she would fall on top of him and holler like the devil." Enjoyable Meeting Held by Auxiliary FREESOIL.—The adult division of the Freesoil Latter Day Saint church school, under the sponsorship of Mrs, Henry Grinnell. adult director, enjoyed a party Saturday evening, Nov. 11, at the home of Mrs. Bucll Shelley. Game.s, including "Cootie," visiting and singing made the minutes pass rapidly by. Mr.s.! Alice Cole was prize winner in "Cootie." A delightful luncheon was| .served to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford I Tubbs. Me-.-dumc's J. E. Bennett,! Edward Crawford. Alice Cole,! William Tucker. Earl Edward.s,! Henry Grinnel. sponsor and Mrs.! Shelley, .son, Eddie, and daugh-) ter, Dorothy, and Glen Cole. Visitors and callers at the Fay LaGuire home Sunday, Nov. 12, were Mr. and Mrs. George La- Guire and daughter, Francine, of Ludington; Mr. and Mrs. Walker Parmalee and son, Thomas, of Muskegon; Mr. and Mrs. J. Cooper of Amber, Mrs. Malcolm Chinnery of Scottville and Eddie Edwards and Mrs. Alice Cole and sons, Bill and Glen, of Freesoil. MARKETS AND FINANCE NEW YORK STOCKS (1:30 I*. M. Prices) Adams Express 9 Am Can Ill Am Smelt & Ref 51 ',•> Am Tel & Tel 168% Am Wat Wks 12Vi Anaconda 32'/H Armour of 111 C'/s Aviation Corporation 7'',a Bordeii 20% Calumet St Hccla 7% dies & Ohio 407.ii Chrysler 88'/., Coluin G &, El GVu Com'wlth Fouth 1".. Curtiss Wright 11>,' U Detroit Edison 124'/• Elect V & L 8 " General Elec 38% Gen Foods 44','2 General Mot 54% Hudson Mot 6% Int Harvest 63';. | Int Nick Can 40 j Int Tel & Tel 4Ta I Kenuecott Corp 40 Ligg & Myers B 99% Marshall Field 16 Montgomery Ward 54% Nash Krlvlnator 7's National Biscuit 22 7 ' B Natl Power & Light 8 5 i, New York Central 20'. u North American 22% Packard 3 7 ' H Penney (J C) 89 7 ;i Phelps Dodge 40Vi Philips Pete 41 Pullman 35 7 s Radio 6 Radio Ke!th-Orp in, Reo Motor 2Vu Republic Steel 23'.'a Sears-Roebuck 81 % South Cal Edison 26% Standard Brands 5?',, btandard Oil Cal 26% Standard Oil Ind 26% Standard Oil N J 46% Studebaker 9i/ 3 Union Carbide 86% Union Pacific 101 United Corp 2- U S St'el 70 = Yellow T & C 20 Today Previous day .. Month ago Year ago 1039 High 1939 Low 1938 High 1938 Low Movement 1932 Low . 1929 High 1927 LOW . 73.1 73.1 75.6 75.6 77.0 58.8 79.5 49.2 21.5 21.4 23.2 21.5 23.8 15.7 23.5 12.1 in Recent 17.5 8.7 146.3 153.9 51.6 95.3 39.7 39.7 39.4 36.1 40.6 33.7 37.8 24.9 Years 23.9 184.3 61.8 51.6 51.fi 53.3 51.9 53.9 41.G 54.7 33.7 16.9 157.7 61.8 Stork Averages, Nov. 15 (Compiled Hy The Associated Press) 30 15 15 60 Indust Rails Utll Stocks Net change ...Unch A.I Unch Unch HAVE YOU TRIED HOMOGENIZED Soft Curd Milk? It's Easier lo Digest. Cream in Every Drop The Park Dairy Phone 55 We Deliver Historical Notes Another .story concerns the theft of a team and harness from the Sweet and Taylor mill in Ludington on Saturday eve- inpr, Sept. 27, 1879. Going to the village the thief took a wagon, hitched his team and started off.. He traveled until Sunday afternoon trying to cover his trail. Becoming hungry he .stopped at "Mother Gainers" lor dinner, then started out going to Crystal Valley, Hart and Pentwater, east, then north, until early Monday morning he lound himself again at "Mother Gainers," having travelled in a circle. After his first meal Sheriff Moulton had appeared and told of the theft and offered $25 for the capture of the thief. The old lady wa.s so excited over harboring the culprit that she told all .she knew and history says she told the sheriff, "drive like h—1 and you'll catch him." When the thief made his second appearance the old lady told him .she wa.s a fortune teller and knew everything he had] done since the age of 10 arid what he would do the rest of his lite She could prove it, she ™i pytelUne him a fact known only to her and himself. . -This she did when she accused hmi of stealing the team. He made no denial and she agreed to buy the team if he would go to Pentwater with her to secure the money. They started out and several times he attempted to eavc the wagon but this Mother Gainer prevented and finally got him Into Pentwater where Constable Roddy held him Take uour lhanfeqivtnq dinner «-*• ••' f^f /^r old stgler BUI YOUR LUXOR PLATE A gorgeous new pattern, pierced in the latest mode. A high quality of plate, reinforced at wear points by extra heavy plating. A big complete set for eight persons composed of all the staples and many of the extra occasional pieces you've wanted so long! PIECE SET IN A BEAUTIFUL CHEST $ Contract Payments, $1 Weekly. A Small Deposit Holds Your Christmas Purchase \vii (// JEWELRY £/* GIFTS THE MARKETS LOCrti, MAKKCTS Light red kidney beans $3.90 Dark red kidney beans $3.90 Dark cranberry beans $1.90 Light cranoerry beans $2.40 White pea beans $2.Cn Yelloweye beans $2.50 Poultry Leghorn hens, 3 Ibs. and up 9o Heavy hens 12c Plymouth Rock springers, under 4 Jbs 12c Colored springers, 4 Ibs. and up lOo Grain Shelled corn, bu 5Gc Oats, tau 35c Wheat, bu 75c Produce Eggs 28n Hides Beef, Ib Be Horse, per hide $3.50 SaRinaw Beans (Quotations in Dollars and Cents) SAGINAW, Mich., Nov. 15.—(/!•)— (Michigan Bean Shippers' association Wednesday prices: Handpicked pea beans, per cwt., 2.50; handplcked rerl kidneys, light, 3.90; dark, 3.90; handpicked yelloweyes. 2.50; handpicked choice recleaned cranberries, light, 2.40; dark, 1.90. Detroit Produce (Quotations in Dollars and Cents) DETROIT. Mich.. Nov. 15.—I/I')—(United States Department of Agriculture.)— Apples—Mich. bu. baskets and bu. boxes U. s. No. 1, 2>,i In. min. Winter Bananas, .50; Delicious, .75-1.25; R. I. Greenings, .50-1.85; Jonatfiaife, .7S-.85; Mclntosh, .90-1.15; Spys, .75-1.25; Wngcners, .40.60; Hubbardstons, .60-.75; 2'/4 In. mln. Delicious. .50-.85; Jonathans, .50-.75; Snows. .50-.65. Celery—Mich, bunches dozens, .35-.40. Onions—50 Ib. sacks U. S. No. 1: Mich, yellows, mediums, .50-.60; Colo. & Ida., .85-.90. Potatoes—100 Ih. sacks U. S. No. 1: Ida. Russet Burbanks. 2.05-2.25; Mich. Russet Rurals, 1.25-1.40; Chippewas, 1.45; washed. 1.00; cotton sacks, large slw, fine quality, 1.90-2; Maine Chippe- was, 2.10-2.15. rabbits, 9. Detroit Poultry (Quotations in Cents) DETROIT, Nov. 15.—(fl')— Poultry- Market, chickens easy, balance about f,trady. Hens, 5 Ibs. up, 15; medium young hens, 12; lci;horn hens. 3 Ibs. up, 11; cocks, 10; leghorn cocks, 8; Rock .springers, 15; colored .springers, 13; leghorn springers. 12; hen turkeys, 10 Ibs. up, 20; toni turkeys, 15 Ibs. \vp, 17; ducks, white, 5 Ibs. up, 13; geese, 13: Detroit Dairy (Quotations Jn Cents) DETROIT, Nov. 15.—(/P)—Butter—Best creamery In tubs, 27',2-29',i. Eggs—Current receipts, 22; dirties, 16; j checks, 15, Chicago Dairy (Quotations In Cents) CHICAGO, Nov. 15.—WP)—Butter—Receipts 473,482; market steady; prices unchanged. Eggs—Receipts 3,609; market steady; refrigerator extras, 18; standards, 17%; firsts, 17; other prices unchanged, Chicago Poultry (Quotations In Cents) CHICAGO, Nov. 15.—W)—Poultry- Receipts live, 41 trucks; market steady to firm; Plymouth Rock springs, 4 Ibs. up, 131!,; geese, over 12 Ibs., 13; 12 Ibs. and down, 15; other prices unchanged. Chicago Potatoes (Quotations in Dollars and Cents) CHICAGO. 111., Nov. 15.— (JF)—( United States Department of Agriculture.)— Potatoes—Receipts 88, on track 423, total U. S. shipments 656; market, Idaho Rus&ets weak, Nebraska Bliss Triumphs slightly weaker, Northern, all varieties about steady, supplies heavy, demand slow; sacked per cwt. Idaho Russet Burbanks U. S. No. 1, 1.60-.85; mostly, 1.65.75; U. S. No. 2 few sales, 1.25-.27Va; Nebraska Bliss Triumphs, 85 to 90 percent U. S. No. 1, cotton sacks washed, 1.60.90, according to quality: burlap sacks unwashed, few sales. 1.55-.60; Minne- sota Hollandale section Cobblers gen-' erally good quality, 1.20; North Daiot*' Red River Valley section Cobblers, 85 percent TJ. S. NO. 1, levt sates, 1,10-1.17t4i- Bliss Triumphs 90 percent U. 8. No. lf' 1.10-.25; Early Ohlos, 85 percent XT. S^ No. 1, 1.10; Wisconsin Bound WBlte* unclassified, .95. Roller Rainbow Gardens EVERY EVENING EXCEPT MONDAY SKATING FROM 8 TO 11 P. M. SUNDAY MATINEE FROM 2 TO 4:30. PRICES—25c FOR THE EVENING, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 15c. Detroit Lives-lock / (Quotations In Dollars and Cents) DETROIT, Nov. 15.— (ff*l— Cattle—Receipts 600; market steady; good to choice yearlings. 9.75-10.75; fair to good yearlings, 8.50-9.50: good to choice heavy steers, 9.50-10.50; fair to good heavy steers. 8.50-9.50; common butcher cattle, 5-6: canner and cutter cows, 3.75-4.50; best butcher bulls, 6.75-7.25; best heavyweight bologna bulls, 6.50-7; milkers and springers, 50-75. Calves—Receipts 500; market steady to 50 cents higher; best calves, 12-.50; fair to good, 10.50-11.50; seconds, 3-10; culls and common, 4-8. Sheep and lambs—Receipts 2,500; market not established. Hogs—Receipts 1.000; market not established. Previous, 6.35 for 200-220 Ib. hogs downward to 5.25 for roughs. The same efficient and sympathetic service to all. Dorrell Funeral Home Phone 43S-W Ludington, Mich. PENTWATER THEATRE Wednesday-Thursday Nov. lf>-lG i Double Feature j Otto Kruger, Ona Munson, j Linda Winters and John Dilson I In ! "SCANDAL SHEET" '] —Also— I Charles Bickford, Doris Nolan, John Litel and Samuel S. Hinds In "ONE HOUR TO LIVE" BUYER'S INDEX READ f THE ADS* Your Progressive Merchants Show You Where to Shop and How You Can Save Money. LOOK THE ADS OVER . . . YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO OVERLOOK THEM3 Bear Alignment Service also Body Bumping—Painting THE BEAR SHOP 004 U. Dowland Phone 227 THE BEST LUBRICATION In Town . And Only 75c! We Use ALEMITE Greases SUBURBAN SERVICE STATION Lud. Ave. & Lewis St. Phone 510-W ALEMITE Ott, AND LUBRICANTS DECREASE Auto Repair Bius LUDINGTON AUTO SALES Phone 600 W. Loomls Street Slim, Fitted Styles! Modified Swaggers! In Autumn's Richest Colors FALL COATS Pure Worsted with "Double Elbow" Sleeves! COAT SWEATERS Outstanding Value! For rugged wear and good looks, his medium weight sweater can't be beat! The sloped shoulders and shaped body assure comfortable fit! Note the deep cut set-in sleeves and pleated patch pockets! The newest coats are here! Rough multi-colored tweeds and fleeces, with warm interlinings, rich rayon satin linings—in your favorite fall colors! Fine style details—many new fitted and belted models, boxy sports types. Sizes 12-20. Fall Styles And Colors! HANDBAGS Big Values! Handsome is the word for these genuine suede and smart simulated feather bags! Many pounches, envelopes, vanities and shoulder strap styles with unusual trimmings! BacJ(s of Capeskin! GLOVES Fall Colors Capeskin backs \\ith decorative stitching — '• palms of soft rayon suede! So astonishingly low priced you'll want a pair to match each of your new fall hats and handbags! Grand values! For Your Nen> Fall Suit! - marily Blouses Tailored Lovely cot tons in pretty solid colors and prints! Smart tuck-in and over-blouse styles. 1 Sizes 32-40. • Children's Self-Help SLEEPERS Pastel Colors! 49 Comfortable! Well made! Knitted of warm lightly brushed cotton in fast color pastels. Button front, elastic seat style for boys and girls. A very low price for a good warm sleeper! All Wool Body! Leather Trimmed! Sateen Lined! Jackets $4.98 \ Men! Color from every angle! Has striped knit collars, cuffs and bottom! Men's Colorful Plaid Cotton Flannel Shirts 98c They're good- looking as well as serviceable! Full cut and well made! Men's Plaid Fabric SKI CAPS 69 Streamlined visor styles in .smart plaids. Tie top models with '.warm ear proteotorsji good quality chamoisette linings. Winter spdrts! favorites. ; Men's 75% Wool Yarn WORK SOCKS .... Comfortable! Heavy! Very warm! Popular, ribbed top style with white heel and toe. One of Penney's most popular wool socks. Colors! Rugged Horsehide Palms!'Real Lambskin Baclfs! BOYS' MITTENS One of our many popular values in children's, mittens! Warm and- fuzzy- looking:! With snug-fit-^ ting elastic wrists. Horse-* hide palms won't harden when wet! Men's Popular Choice! Fine Quality Cape$/#'n... DRESS GLOVES I 49 Note the smart cut, the good looking stitching! Feel the fine textured capeskin! Try them on and see how well they fit! Slide fastener sty,le jn black! Use Our LAY A WAY -RLAN! No Charge! PEN N E Y'S C. PENNEY COMPANY, inc "'ty j.

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