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DOES IT READ 1 13' Look it the date after jour name at the top of your pa per. If it reads 1-43 our ·subscription expires this month according to our rec ords. PROGRESS-REVIEW OFFICIAL Black Hawk County and La Porte City NEWSPAPER Volume 73 LA PORTE CITY, IOWA, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 4, 1943. La Porte City Area to Get Ration Cards in Number 5 Time Many Cans Not Prepared Properly First Can Salvage Collection Re\e?ls Failure to Observe Rules for Cleaning and Flattening Approximated ball of the tn cans collected in the first, d r n t here Sa turd ax had not been prp lll( ' 1le i' c -le"= a check of th i c Make! Satuid i\ pared propei). for reclaim'TK boxes of car afternoon. Members of gion Auxihar the American J v ho spoisoiod th r tin can collection saij they fel' the drive w n s si cces*ful e o r s i l ering it was Lie f i r s t of its k in 1 held here, but sa d thev felt th.a more peop'e -lioiild follow the rules in p ?· ing then e rt for the next collection winch will he held Pebriun 20 Almost half of the ca'is col lected last w e e k crd hi'd not been cleaned, still h. d then 1 ihe's, 01 had not been f l a t t e n e d out Tncse cans 111011 SH 1 h a v e 1o be haul, ed to the citv ili'nw HOUSOV i v c = are reminded th it ^ach ejn should be washed and d i i t d eiiefull.,', the -labels soaked ofi bolh en Is rr_ 'moved,*and the can flittered out, if it is to be of u^e in he 1 ?!'!!; solve the nation's tin shortage It is impo=si'jle to do this after the cans h a v e been collected, as moat of-them have startej to rust, and cannot then he salvaged Another similai diive is to oe .ield-rthis SatLiday, when mLm fBfcjrs* of the loi mer Gnl S- outs organization heie will canvass the homes of the commdnity, cn'_ letting waste Kitchen fats and discarded Mlk articles AAA Field wo man Points Out Goals bj t AAA Farmer Field" oman E Miller This*Jyeai we've got to put a iiew'lBterpietation on food goals not mst so-nething to This yeai that won't be enough. We've got to exceed them jiEveryth'ng the farmer plans in OG 1943 jjiust be weighed in terms of it helps produce wartime ies Three things should icrmost in hit. mind He shculd piodice as much e of tne right thi"g in amounts c jBc should shift fruni less ' crops to more essential "crops, even if it means a loss of ^pbsBlble, piofits an,l haidei work. -i (8) 'He should pioduce the Mibiims 'fiiat can tc stored and con_ I ndividual f n m plan is the the entire 19-13 food pro_ piogiam It's the fanner's on agreement with his (lent It's his contribution vcr all vvai strategy Com ''. AAA committeeinon have *ual responsibility They've "adjust each farm to max. oduction -- each acre doing tive service" job in the ivar fadividual farm plan data collected accurately and Al-^MBK Rl|?ht or won k'. we $|WlBBBidged by the completeness f 5?,SHF ornidtlon °" these forms iition will be tabulated by all agencies ol the it of agnculturo. It w i l l determine the amount needed for fencing and _ the amourt of lumber f needed -ioT additional livestock jjl production. The ciedit needs of the ^| farmer v, II be indicated The manpower s u r v c v will be ubc ( ] to help t selective service determine "^ vtio should be left on the farm. It, will sho., where extra local ,Jf'«nv, is located It will aid additional help into the acute shortage of la. n The job of the AAA is, not merely n ·it IE thi- tougheat job snsl.ip and planning cve» fm\ group Cooporatt wholeheartedly et, Foster le Navy Fleet, youngest son oi Howard Van Fleet Foster, joungest son of " · Holland Foster, left Des Homes to be the navy. enlisted and are 17 v c r n was a senior in and Bob a junior. your odds and ends, you a profit thru SOME LA PORTE CITY YOUNGSTERS Driscolls MoAe to Waldroff House ' ] M 1) 1 V 11, R't?s Seven Mile Radius for Local Drive U Porte CUj School LX'ictti'tl (o Iss-ue About !()')) M rks Last of This "M i-th IV,n-cr \M l( , (·, in OICMU! Here is the first of a series ol three sets of picture^, of )a Porte City jouncstcrs belon schunl age The include, reading frcr.. left to right top ro\i, Kenneth Stahnke, Richard and U a \ _ mond Konkcn, Judd Higgle, Richard and Ronald Anderson. Mien Harding, middle r o w , M.irljs Rntlema, Dallas Kraj Ann Johaiin. sen Roberl Lane, N'ano I l a \ bnttum ton, I'atrici.i M irshjll, Jnmes 1 homa. Mania Gratciihonl, Elaine Christian, Carole Hilton LETTERS From Men in Service Ft McClellan, Ala January 29, '43 Dear Everett, Well, well, here it is another week of boot training almost fin ished, and payday coming up Monday The boys are shining up their Ubangi Cubes (dice) waiting for the fust dollar bill to drop in the pot Money changes prettv fast around here on payday I put mine in the old bock, one of these dajs they are going to tell me to take a 14 day leave and I'll have something to go on I've had a very inteiestmg \vcek as I have been studying the .30 calibre machine gun. Today we had machine gun drill Yes, it is very simple, all you do is get youi formation and -when the command is given, take the 52 pounds, of cold steel and make a f lying leap onto the ground If it is done correctly you are supposed to be set up ready for aetion in 14 sec onds I you get time one of these days, find a muddv spot in the fiont yard, and with 52 pounds of weight on your arms leap into position, then you will know fun ft is to go thru training n good old sunny Alabama, where you never see the sun Tuesday nite we made a 10 mil" hike after dark Of course it rained jnd was very dark On these hiko= there is no talking and at li minute breaks there is no smo 1 to eat I hjd a talk w i t h a boy from Alabama the other day and he saul here thev raised a lot of I asKed him how acre The rcplv the better land bushels to the was "Some of pioducos 20 bushels to the aeie.' It was ically a laugh to me Ore more thing mv iddicst, i, now I. R T. C instead of B I Iv T C So long and keen Hie sheets flying off the press Pvt lUlph Stroheckor 28 J«inini\ 1911 Dear Everett, It has been just .1 month ago today that I rctuined I ; mv st.itio Camp Bcauregard, L. Deal Mi Smith \ \ c l l , I thought I had better w r i t e and thank ou for sending the p i p e i I enjoy leading the hometov n ni \\ s inc] also thc 1 t ters f i om lh(_ h o v s I have only seen two bovs from home since I left Thev ire H i n r y Til iseher 01 Sam as we e ill h i m , and Harold Dillon Thev v i e i e in thc Pgth I l e a v v Pontoon on this f u l d They w e i o right n e \ t to us h u t aboul t h r e e w e e k s igo t h c j \ i e n t to A i i r o n i There u c a lot of h o i s f i o p i , nome in e nip IK n lirre R u s s e l l Mis/ni i and Ol to \orel at Camp Claihornc le.ns \ \ i i g b t at C i m p Polk, i te I h i v e been in these camps b u t h i v e n o t seen them I eould h u e s ( ( n Olio Voi el last 'fall r it on in in u v i s , but did i not know u h I o u t f i t he 1 M I S in [ W h e n v e i \ u e h u n t i n g for 0111 ' o u t f i t we v i n e al his b i v o u i e ne u Zoe Ann Is Fourth at National Local Girl Makes Fine Showing 1 at Rijr Diving Meet in Chicago Saturday inn 1 h \ n md \ . l i b bom M n i h ,11 en in Ind in i u L ],, v i a l s In i e o n i p nn l L » n v l m i k n i ^ I) ( i e.M 11 ul v\ [£ in !!is i i r h I i f ( n ls . f ' ' n m u (, \i n nn N i v I I IS in I,, , , lJ ( i i \ i D A u d i i 01 III K i l l s , ,| ,| ,|,|, , I I i/i 1, M i s 1,. t v I'oik f itv , I L I | r u l of 1 u ki i b u i j d i L ' 1 in ml i i i - \ ( ( » ' f tli, IA Porte City i m l 'nig tin. i inning tern. i i H'C «f jpj)ro\imitely n n i U ~ i iilui uouiul the city, i up foi -\ u r-Uion book i l l I i l'( l i e ( a\ school the n k df (Ins month Present i 'H r oi i M\ d i\ rogistia. i iod, U n t i u - v e K bet to be_ md,i\ I i b 2J his hine I I L U books good i ul gi o('s intjt and pos. 'i i p i o d els to be- rationed ,u ch 1 \\ill b L distributed 1 ho i u c i s - u \ to bring m i \ .if l a h in book 1 -- the nil] si ^'11 hook -- m order I In l e n n d liuol lioui ind j)i ins foi the i n v i I pi n 1 ) bK I)-* an_ i ^l ^ i i u c id g lo i i n Im il legialiaUon n n 11^1 t i l i n g caeli family 1 u i | i » i e d to sign nn aifi_ i In tin i i n n i i n t of coffee I Ii i 1 on Ii nul \ c n e m b i i 2S, and H n n n i l u r of cms on hand il l i m e of the ngistuition Coffee u n p i n s . v,iH in retmnei) from the I I l» ik fin ill txciss coffee, a n d i U'lil p n i t niipons fie'in the new I ol l u i i leh ( a n over the. i n m i n i U n t i t u e h set a t five s | i pu on but subject to i l i np\ u d revision at the 1 L in mile frl I v t i I s l o w e l ! f l i MI i b i i i r I l v.ls I! ii HI (if ( i I ,f \\ i ' e i ] K I n n i u lio r u v i v " M i s I r, I i \1, i I i l l D I I i i p ]' n H Zoe Ann Olscn, d a u g h l t i of Pnnci)i,il Mrs A i t O h e i \ die about U n n mi t. s ikhrr th re Hi LUU,., ,.,.,L . ,^u. ,,. L, ,, - - " · " " u lkt tl ^ Mtr . T th r L ,,, , s l n foi d u t It doesn t e ill I l i a t long),. , ,. ,, _ , , j i L ] ] C v t but the calendar on im de«k say, u ' h i(] m l s l V iunc to .0, SO I'll accept the faet and let ^ ^ % ( (]|f| mt f|||(| ^ ou( . it go From all me'ica'iom it luokb as if the a n n u a l rainy hiason h n ^ gotten off to a great start Tor about a week and a half it has been raining off and on Abtut i UanieirVslKlt'ei''halves"\Ct had week ago it rained and this run on o u r T d l l ) t u i t s am] coveicd w i t h was accompanied by a w i n d Mai y ( m r a l I K O , L l , -uul w l l ( n , t r a i r c j placed f o i n l l i hst S iturd iv in the N 1 i t i o n u l \\OIIK n's A A U 1111101 diving riuet in Chicago, and j u s t lacked foul t e n t h s of i p o i n t o/ f i l i n g i n t o t h u d place W i n n c i of the met t w is Doi nlhy, Xeigler r e p i r s e r i t a l m of thi | pool when the meet w is h e l d , w h n sine* - i .1 U n M ' l n u l l f u mm ' ( U \ a i 'I n .»v I i low i \ \ h i l . ih( n 1 f f I 1I1IK l( l II V I ( l i o o l l o i i i r d ill.l old lu I n lioi l'. l\ is I I *' as i niiKli In i v Lin inv n /n D « ( i n l i Bi ill i i p i o p i 1 t h e v h I \ Hare art onlv twenty-four . f t i n ( o u j ) o n s in the book, not n u n , Lh in Ibis n u m b e r will be st ill a l L i I no m ittei how many . U a e ins i puson maj have, Inn ii, hut tin mini! u in excess of I mills emoved w i l l be written in Hi. f i o n l of the book and prob- 1 \\ \ ill 1). r e m o v e d when thc i u \ L l o o k is issued six months f i o i n novi K d n o v a l of the eight |i( ii t e o n p MS v \ i l l lake only half . f lln e u i ,1 goods tiekcts, since Hi 1 mil v i l l still h i v e 21 good h i I I M |i.i n l 21 good for two M l I I I ! ' Mi J i il I I I'l II, I , . l , r e k i n | 1 i ( d it' i i I II , .ft. M \ I [iii 1 2 1 good for 1 point I I l l l l l h l l M l l l l . i l V. i l l be »l- L » s j j L u d IK points euch i Inn i l u l th.it )000 books is i n d h e n -- d o u b l e the l ui\ p i i M D u s rcgistra. ui c of the enl ugcd tcr_ i 1 s U \ L (1 Lhis time' M r J ing i l i'n 1) id 117 'II points Seeond ud t h u d p l i e o s \ \ i n t to othei f hie igi f , u l s , w i t h s ' o i i s o f 11,281 a n ' 10925 Xoc Ann h,id 108 H r ) p o i n t Others entcied in the i n i i t \. fell below 100 points, i n e l m l i n one girl w h o h j d c o m p ' l e d in Hi f i t for eight d i j s We liavellccl (wci 'iflO m i l e s I r v i n g to find them \\ e were m one outfit in | senior national d i v i n g meet l i thc sv\ imp for four ( l a v s and we summer only had our b irraeks bigs---no of the trees here on the base we" (ml Qn , U( . r j l n c 0 i l t s -in(l Those who watched l l n expressed the opinion that few more months Xoc Ann be able to offer stiff competu blown over One tree f i l l on the o]) th( . hqrrdcks h!l( , s lo Ucp top of one of my buddies cai arc' r L c _ t ()f ou) v t u r r ,j rv \ \ ( , before he eould move his car t h t v i i l i to any divtr in Ihe eounlrv, d c s p i L | the fact she is only 12 j e i r s age--one of the young' st g had to lernovc the tree Surpns mgly, h o w e v e r it il il not hurt the car in the least If it had howcv r it w o u l d n ' t h a v e h u r t it much is filcnlv ?lad w h e n we caught up with oui o u t f i t II I!u s i l l Mivnir t h i n k s Clai borne is in the swamps, w a i t till ing It would of been much more, he paid ^VforViind '-ill or.c tan h t ^ ocs on '"·""· u " 1 "- a "J H L "'" interesting if we could of had a l , a v f o r l t ,s t h a t ,t ,s cheap trans '"·"""- '"" m "» 1 hv "' tll(1 r a h b l t s company ol WAACS along , portatiun I was ashore a fnv It has been only the last w e e k l m g h t s ago and vvab, unfoi tun i t e l . that we nave seen butter here and taught in the l a i n I had a ' a m th ' now it is down to olco, but you cin't complain, there is) alvvaj °- some kind of spread for the bread. I was interviewed by thc captain here this week and he explained to me that all the 1A personnel was to be shipped froti here and that he'd like me to stay at Tt McClellan and be a cook in tli- mess hall I'll have three days a week to break in and if I prove satisfactory I'll be stationed here Hope I prove tuch, as the cooki, anly work 24 out of 48 hours. Quite a few of the boys here have been reclassified into 1A and coat on b it the portion of mv trou sers that protiuded below it w is soaked and now there is no pic lunge Ins mmr: know IjLllei th in to livi in itat I h a v e only seen two I havi been h e r We 'aw a lot of snakes and m o t e t s out on maiieu v e i s -- s o m e verv poioonous Vie eaught two arinadill is They are l f u n r looking a n i m a l Thev have ,,,,,, _..,, - . f u n r v coking a n i m a l lliev nave eft ,,, them ^ I guess I I I have a h , av coat 0 ^ s k , n U l j t Iooks I]kt to sacrifice a little Jitsrty io r , awhile until I get it cleaned and pres.;sed On my return trip to S. D. I had to lay over 14 hours in Yumj, Well, I don't know much more to write aboul only that I am in n l i g h t pontoon o u t f i t t h a t is to build e v e r lo e n t i r n i l m n i l c o m p e l i l i p Casket Bearers for Schreiber Listed The casket b e j r e i s fop tli Charles Schreilx r f u r e^al o S i l u r d a y w c ) Waltei C u l i s ] , Lull Benson, Herbert l l i l b f i s ' Jay Sprague, Weldon Ii Its an Clate Ilajmoml P.ev G J Bi rge of officiated th" M i s . "\ lean cliuic Pcteiso and Tina Ballheim sang two se lections. The out of town lelative and f m n d s i bo attended wcr Otto Schrciber, Mr. and M i s Ott( Schmber, jr of Ion a City; Mr was hordb of marriage chapels and very few women I tried to ge-t the paper Sincerely yours, Pvt Earl J Weiscrt, 7jth Engineers Co. -hen quite a few have already been a"decent meal but all wa could given a medical discharge All I | f l n d U is a few places who had ask for is an honorable discharge Lome meat left, and what meat, I that will entitle me to live underif O P sandwiches At about 2130 they' P' v "if ^ to ^ n t h f . °" ce ., ovc . r r stars and stripes for ever. Say, Everett, did you ever hear f a "chow hound." We have some here and they are going to hav a special table in the mess hall ,tarS«br«^.^v»; lU i;;v deeded u»t ,t*«id bc t., e bsl *s e cryone started evacuating to place I would ever want to live tneir homes, and by 2200 there! I sa* McBnde the other day hardly anyone ,n s.gnt We^or a few minutes He sure ooked saw many soldiers in this The table baa u. hog trough on and I only saw two other marines i to the fac it and believe me they will set so you can see I was just an out.) a furlough well but was rather put out due to the fact that he could not get there and eat out of it like n hog. This will probably cure them and then everyone will get something cast Our train was supposed to leave for S. D. at 0300 but it did not depart until about 0800. After I read Shelby Smith's letter in the paper and where he gets that "Bus" stuff is more thaa I can figure out. However, it is a dan sight better than tnc name t h i some of thc girls back home cal' me I see that my relief is finall returning so I guess I'll h-ive 1 tf bring this epistle to a close am go get a little chow. I don't ima ginc it will be any good but I'l go anyway I want to thank you for th-. Ii He |) is i d 111 d iiighl i IjOOIlf I II U II 77 v i a l u 1 li iv 11 l t in u i ! iv e l i i ' d n i , f i l md ugl-1 l i A l s o i Sehliii li uini M i I 1. i i O il , Mii'n of G M i on ( iv in iu| r h of Pe u l T u d in rjc nle-, i li ) Mrs V i i n . i J i f i n rV I I « i by t\ o ( n o li i i r ,1 0 1 ( s i l i Mr lit lib i 0 0 I lo f 1 I n S ) ( o h lionK of 1 v i i t s in lu ig( of ii ths He li lu \uf ( | i d i h i l d i e n in Icl d'li l i | M i g g i e 1 I m i ' i of Ruunil M m n l i u i l v | i M i Oi i l , I, v i, Mr* | f i l v , M o , Sides Passes jHis Exam Physical Require^ merits, for Admission to West Point I l m d S des p i s s e d h i s physical t\ iitiiintion for t n t r inc to West I'omt m i l i l i i v academy Saturday, v ill go to M i m i a | ) o l n March 2 to t i k e In, w nlli n e x a m i n a t i o n IJov'l is s c e n r u l ilternnte for ih i s an 1' " 1( i p p u i n t n u n l recently made bv C(nigr( m in Tohn W. Gwynnc, b u t is l i k i n g the e \ . m m n t i o n s it Mr (in u m e s Migrcslion on the (banee Hi it UK principal ap l i o i n U e and thi Tirst alternate m i g h t l i t p i s t l i t n examinations. , || , r |n s M mi s, jjl ( (I d in lie l l l l I , I i 1 S i m u . l in \ i ih f.lpi oi gi 1 lo the I i ' u n l i l 'h. Pock eiased to M M bl !'·' i. illiitn Rothmcier M e l l o d s y v r C( | J. mllary 28 ' I illi,in I J o l l i n u i i r, diughter of f i o i n .nit of tovin Ml ) n l , M l s WlU Rothmcicr of f i n c i i l w e l t Mr 7JC L | I ( , , n s t r t a , Waterloo, w a s i n i i r i u l to Jiill Topfer, son of Bill l o p / e i , January J8 at the home of Itcv r.igcl Tli bride viorc a gold dress Mr -mil md M i s · f Hi h u i ( I i Among llio- i l l ' i i ' l m g Hie ind Mi I i ml- I · i M r W m I I u . N v , 'I- Llovd H u i H v M i md Mrs I o, rest B u l k v Mi in.l M i s M J v n B u r k e \ , Mrs f l n i - , ( i i i m m , G ir ison Mi mil Ml B r a n d o n Mi mil l i r i l ' i e i a n d e h i l d i c t i Melxan M Iford Claik Mrs L irl mil Traiik Wai u i l h bro.vn aeccitones and an ore hid Immediately after thc ceremony to the her parents' Iice T i v l o r , Dj a r t , i: ). Gro^l home for a reception, at which nd M i M e i l e ' - I ' l l , Koek l a l l s , ) out of town guests were the I I I Mrs Llhel Koonts, Vinton,, grandpaienti, Mr and Mrs. Fred Mr! and Mrs I -irl Stalej andl Walter, Amanda, Irene and Ida Mrs Orn C ivanaugh, -Solon, | Kahlcr, Mattice Kahlcr, Emma Mr and "Mrs Cecil liia'lier and and Mrs John Topfer of Charles on, Mi and Mrs C l i f f o r d Bur. l City, K.itc and George Meyers of ·ow'i, Mrs A Rmchart, John Waterloo, Mr and Mrs. George lostal, Mrs Strmefellow, Mrs Rothmeicr and f a m i l j of La Forte amcs Primmer, Mrs .Forest Me.'City, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clung, Waterloo, Leonaid Bur. I Walther of Waterloo. ovvs, Tracr, Mr and Mrs Wm.' rrkos, Uockford; Mr and Mrs.'C, C_ H3.g6rS BllV rl Everts, Boone; Mr. and Mrs.'rj T TI Lowell Clarg of Cedar Falls; Mr ' JttOffer rSremer flORie paper for it really is thc onl and Mrs. Chas. Grimm, Marion. ! Mr and Mrs Roger Bremer way I have to keep up with thc scandal around home Smcerly youra, 5gt. Earl H. Strohccker sold their home on north Main It's Where, What and How you'street to C C Hager laat w«k. Uae Bremers will move to the F1»U on Main street by March 1, Advertise that Counts -- ProgreJS-Rcviow Want Ads.

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