Fremont Tribune from Fremont, Nebraska on August 25, 1943 · 2
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flEI'ONT GUIDE KKD TRE8UXZ Wednesday, Angtirt 25, 1943 Rules Covering Xnias Packages For Men Overseas Announced CMAHA Th army servio for-8 crt, which ar responsible (or the sie delivery of mall to soldier overseas, hu tnnouneed that all Christmas packages for srmy per sonnel overseas must be mailed be tween Sept. IS and Oct. IS, Inclus-Ive, t( they r to reach th men in Uma for th Christmas season. Th tlma period wu arranged by the ASF In cooperation with tha pott office department ' . Every pouible effort wffl be made to tpeed the 1ft package on their way. However, the cooperation of the aender in observing postal rg-ulatlona is necessary. The regulations for tha matllnf of Christmas lift pareeli are: ; Time. Bept IS to Oct. IS. melu-tve. Only during this period the aender need not obtain tha aoktiert request for tha package. Every package must alio be lettered Christmas Parcel, so that post office official can give the pack if Immediate attention. i Else and weight: Because of the urgent need for shipping space to transport vital war materials, the weight of Christmas packages shall not exceed five pounds, nor shall Its size exceed IS Inches In length or 38 inches in length and girth combined. Not more, than one Christmas parcel -will be accepted for mailing in any ona week by tha same person to tha same ad dressee. Preparation: As parcels must travel a long way, all articles should be packed in metal, wood, solid or doublefaced corrugated fiber board or telescoping cardboard boxes. Pi' Vrboard and cardboard boxes must ( COOK'S ST SALE Of UN! WALLPAPERS CIAUTIFUL PATTERNS ta fci cfostd cut it thmTWHCW tvm 1 m KCLL ECRDERS It to U YD. All of thee patterni originally old for Uc to Jot ptf roll. Tike idvinog of ttm tele. Bring room rfteiwremerit. Wa ft tlfM IMt tm 420 N. Main jr alio be wrapped in strong piper snd securely tied with twine. Sharp pointed Instruments such, as knives, must have edges protected so that they do not cut through their wrappings and injure other packages or postoffice employees. Sesled mercantile packages of candy, cigars, tobacco and toilet articles may be included ,ln package contents without affecting tha parcel post classification. , . Inspection of contents: As earh parcel sent overseas is subject to examination before sending, delay In handling will be minimised by securing tha covering of tha pack age to permit ready inspection. Prohibited articles: No perishable articles may be sent. Intoxicants, inflammable materials, poisons and compositions which msy sui or injurs any person or dsmsge the mails are likewise unmallable. Addressing: Addresses must be leg tbla and must include the sold ier's name, rank, army serial num ber, branch of service, organisation army postofflee number (APO), and the post office through which tha parcel is to be routed. The sender must also indicate his full name and address. Permissible additions: In addition to tha nam and address of the sender, inscriptions such as "Merry Christmas" or "With Best Wishes" may be placed on the outside of the package, where they will not interfere with the address. A eard bearing tha same notation may be Inclosed Inside the box. Books may bear a simple dedicatory inscription not of a nature of personal correspondenc. Stickers or labels, which resemble postage stsmps, may not be placed on the outside of parcels. Insurance: Packages to persons receiving mail through an APO number eannot be insured. Classes Slated To Open Sept 6 At West Point : Legion President To Chooge Site Of '44 Conclave NORFOLK W -Readying the organisation to meet postwar problems, Nebraska Legionnairea adopt ed resolutions pointed at legislative, veterans' relief and employment problems as the ttth annual stste convention closed her. No city had made a bid for the 1944 convention, and the choice was left to the new commander, Marlon A. (Doc) Shaw, David City lawyer, and the executive committee. By acclamation, auxiliary members had named Mrs. Ruby Cogglne, Aurora, as president. WEST POINT West Point pub lie schools wlu open September following an advance teachers' meeting at I p, m. Saturday, Sep tember 4. A slightly lower enrollment is anticipated this school year, with around 100 in high school. Present plans call for a regular schedule of inter-school competition in basket ball and football, root ball schedule is as follows: September IT, Premont there: H Tekemsh there; October I, Walt. hill here: IS, Wayne there; 39, Wakefield here; November I, WIs- ner here. 1 Faculty win be as follows: First grade. Carmen Kase; second, Ruth Bernhardt: third, Avaneue una-ssy; fourth. Betty Krauee; fifth, Carrie Storm en; sixth, Eleanor Texlev: seventh, Mrs. Isetta Fi' eher; eighth. Lots Spease. High school teachers will be Mrs. Zetts Smith, English; Gertrude Meyer, normal training; Paul WatU, voca tional agriculture; Melvtn Wiley, Industrial arts; Elvira Benne, vo cational homemaklng; Nadine Dei-potovlch, commercial subjects; Helen Rink, mathematics; Coin Beuck, music; Donald Starr, coach; Kath- erlne Kyi, soda) studies; Flore Bergt. principal; Herbert A. Smith, superintendent, 1 Number 1 (Continued from Page 1) Is proving that . concerted action can accomplish things. "Surely," he said, "we can make strides toward a greater freedom from want than the world hu yet enjoyed. Surely by unanimous ac tion In driving out the outlaws and keeping them under heel forever, w can attain a freedom from fear of violence." "I am everlastingly angry only at those who assert vociferously that the four freedoms and the Atlantic charter are nonsense because they i unattainable. If they had lived a century and a half ago thev would have sneered and said that the declaration of independence was utter piffle. "If they had lived nearly a thousand years ago they would have laughed uproariously at the Ideals of magna carta. "And if they had lived several thousand years ago they would have derided Moses when he came from the mountain with the ten commandments." The great councils on Canadian soil Roosevelt declared, look to the future conduct of the war and to the years of building a new progress for mankind. Several times the chief executive applied a favorite epithet-gang-iters to the axis. Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church teener Third and C Street CHRISTIAN DAY SCHOOL Victor W. Hoffmann, putor 0 0. Orafa, principal X. Hopmann, teacher The LUTHERAN SCHOOL Uses God's Method in Character Training School Begins, Tuesday, September 7th, 9 A.M. 2 Number 2 (Continued from Pag 1) fleet has Increased 150 per cent sine Pearl Harbor snd is growing at the rate of five new ships (very 24 hours. "Production of ships," it said, Is proceeding st such a pac that we have had difficulty in supplying adequately trained and skilled crews to operate them." Tha president in a letter transmitting the report as required by congress, declared that until the day of unconditional surrender the united nations "will continue with the force of si! their power to hit the enemy. "We sre striking hard and ready to strike harder," he continued." "Oreatly Increased United States forces snd greatly increased lend-lease supplies are on the way to the battle fronts. The longer this war goes on, the stronger the united rations will become." The report said lend-leaa aid throagh July 11 totaled 111.171.-S,eO, birhiding Ill.lOUJl. In goods tranaferred and 1211,-167,00. In sendee rendered. Total exports of lend-lease goods through June SO wis placed at 88-(83.000.000 Of which 14.498.000.000 went to the United Kingdom. 13.-444,000.000 to Russia. IU83.0O0.O00 to Africa, the middle east, and Mediterranean area; 11,113.000.000 to China, India, Australia and New Zealand, and 1484,000,000 to other areas. The report said that In line with the announced policy of supplying weapons si well as food to the peoples of liberated territories a French army of more than 100.000 men recruited in Africa and sup. plied with lend-lease equipment "will soon b added to the united nations forces hammering at the axis European fortress." The report added that several French divisions slresdy hsv been equipped with new weapons and are now being trained in their use. French fliers hsv been brought to the United States tor training too, he said. Food Allocated WASHTNOTON (Pi-President Roosevelt advised American civilians Wednesday thev have been allocated 75 per cent of the nation's food production for th current fiscal year. In a quarterly lend-lease report to congress, the president traced current "domestic food ahortagei" to increased consumption by the armed forces and civilians and said they were not due to any appreciable extent to lend-lease shipments (broad. Detailing lend-lease food needs which in the ease of Russia hav necessitated lesving munitions at th dork to cram eatables into shlpholds the president added: "While these allocations mad by the war food administration mean that civilians will receive jess in the current yesr than they fead in 1843-43 they will on the average get as much food as was available annually in tha years 1S35-39." He explained that on an average, WFA ha apportioned th American food production a follows: 75 per cant to civilians at home, 11 per cent -to the armed forces, 10 per ciait to lend-lease, two per cent to U. S. territories snd special purposes. The report said that lend-lease food exports amounted to only six per cent of the nstlon's total food supply In 1S43 and that this yesr "it is likely that we will ship sp-proximetely 10 per cent." Side Glances Bjr Calhraita liMaiitf igiwissMs.wav nnaaasst m m.a "Nothing in the icebox but milk and vegetables it's not worm gemng up any more wnen ttiey g0 out to a larty!" The Taj Mshil st Agrs, India, was begun in 1833 and completed in 1650. Fall Is Coming And tha Town Is I &3 FEMiffl UP ilGMJ! Tour houses have bean rented by our office la the last three. dyt to uewcomeri to Fremont. The newcomers are not war workeri. The annual fall population-increase has already begun. Tor many years Fremont has been filled to overflowing in the fall and winter, and this year the situation may be more aoute than ever. This may be serious for tenants who hare to move for any reason. While there are still a few of our beautiful new homes to be bought on the most liberal THA terms, you have a golden opportunity to be your own landlord. Phone J18 and we will show you these new homes. r77)nLDum.pnTEncorj c Jo) REAL ESTATE INSURANCE no 211 12S . fid. J Cuming County Fair To Feature Baseball Games WIST POINT Cuming county fair baseball enthusiasts will not be disappointed this year. Heed- lining the schedule will be two games Sunday afternoon, August, 39, between th old rivals, Stors and Fuchs of Omaha. In Mondays games Wisner win play West Point at 1 o'clock snd on Tuesday Rock Creek will tussle with Uehling. Fi nals will be played Wednesday at 1 and 1:30. Horse pulling contests draw big audiences at the Cuming county fair yearly. Horse pulling events are scheduled for MoMay, Tues dany snd Wednesdsy forenoons at 10 o'clock for light, medium and heavy elassee respectively. Monday will be Children's dsy st the fsir with free sdmiislon with a few cents tax per child. Business houses in West Point will close Monday and Wednesday after noons. There will "b music in the air" featuring bands from neighboring towns: Simdav. Howells band; Monday, West Point and Scribner bands; Tuesday, Wisner band; Wednesday, Bancroft and Farmers band. A full 4-H club program will pre sent an entire fair of its own. on Wednesday afternoon the 4-H club and livestock parade will be held. Fireworks will be shown vry night. Nebraska Briefs WA8HINOTON - (i - Capt. William B. Peterson of Omaha and 3nd LL Randall A. Koop of Louisville. Neb., are among northwest African air force filers who have been awarded the distinguished flying eross (or heroic actions performed during the Tunisian campaign and during fighter and bomber missions over Sicily, th tar department announced. RIO DE JANEIRO- - U. 8. Senator Hugh Butler (r-Neb) arrived here from Buenos Aires Tuesday, via Asuncion and Sso Paulo, on his tour of South AmfHca. He Is observing agricultural and economic trends. ALLIED HEADQUARTERS IN THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC P) Lt. Gen. George C. Kenney. com-mender of allied air forces In this area, presented the silver stir to Pvt. David J. Eckholt of Humphrey, Neb. Eckholt snd other crew member of a bomber received decorations for an action over St. Oeorge's channel near Rabaul, New Britain, last December. The bomber made to runs, scored hits on s Japsne.se destroyer and destroyed five enemy planes. ST. PAUL-fJFv-A lightning Bolt killed Lee Morse, about 50, and seriously injured his brother, Hir-rlson, 48. during a brief thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon. The injured man was reported in critical condition in a 8t. Paul hospital. The bolt also killed a horse in the bsm is the two men stood in tr.e dooms y waiting to begin hivir.g on th Lee Morse firm. Harrison Morse's team stood untouched near, by in tha barn yard. 4 Number 4 (Continued trom Page 1) regulation army cot and felt fine when they had an opportunity to sleep on them. Good home cooking was one of the things the soldiers missed most, sccording to Lt. Rump. He said they had three kinds of meat every day canned Spam, Vienna sausages snd corned beef. In addition, th men were served great quantities of powdered eggs. In spite of the hardships, the morale of the soldiers was very high, Lt. Rump said. He added that the constant action probably kept up the spirit of the fighting men. For entertainment the soldier were sble to see three different shows a week. Most of the movies were very old, Lt. Rump said, but occasionally a recent film was shown. On of th latest pictures the officers had seen was "Csss-blancs," which played a return engagement in Fremont a week ago. Men on Guadalcanal read everything they can get, according to Lt. Rump. He said the msils were the chief sources of reading material and special service officers furnished some magazines and periodicals. Mall service was quite good, he said. An airmail letter from Fremont would reach Guadalcanal in 15 days, providing there were no Interferences. However, letters msy be delsyed as long as two or three months. - Radio programs from th United States are heard infrequently on Guadalcanal, the officer said. He added that the men. of his outfit usually got excellent reception from Tokyo and derived considerable amusement from the Japanese attempt to break down the Americsn soldiers' morale by issuing propaganda about conditions in the Ststes. The recordings on the Tokyo broadcasts were modem, however, Lt. Rump ssld, snd sine Americsn broadcasts were more difficult to get the men frequently did listen in on Japanese programs. The only white- women he saw in the seven months wer a few nurses, Lt. Rump explained, and they were in overalls. Consequently a Red Cross station- s?on with American girls to escort the men to their hotel when they lsnded in San Francisco was a welcome sight. He left Guadalcanal July 18 and reached San Francisco Aug. 13. Conditions In the States have not changed much since he left, he said, but traveling from the west coast to Fremont was almost as hazardous ss snythlng he has encountered in 18 months In the army. He stood in lln several hours In San Diego and wa lucky to have a seat on the train leaving Los Angeles Saturday morning. He will be In Fremont a few weeks and reports st Fort Eus-tice. Vs.. following his leave. He talked with his brother. Pvt. William H. Rump of Camp Robinson. Ark. long-distance the first night h arrived home and hope to see him while he is In th 6tats. A single U. S. armored division usee more than 800 tons of ammunition and 78.000 pounds of food for svery day lt is in sctlon. 3 Number .3 (Continued from Pig 1) tsrspe. Up the coast of Salimaua, TJ. 8 Liberators dropped 113 tons of bombs on th enemy sir field at Wewsk. In th Solomon. American Jungle fighters who captured Munds airfield Aug. S wer reported doting in on Japanese remnant it Bairoko harbor, 13 mile north, and had brought up artillery to blist away at th enemy. Jipsne.se har assing patrol barring the say to Miroko wer declared to hav been thrown back. Allied hradausrtera said tA - matlons at Jspsnes fighter plane iimpica 10 rain Amejirin positions on newly-csptured Veils La. veils island, in the north central Solomons, but U. 8. flghtm broke up th sttsck and shot down nine enimv aircraft. Other American planes slatted a 10-ahlp enemy convoy snd s Jan. snes cruiser in the northern Solo mons between Bougainville and Buka. St. Bwithtn was th attrnn mint of Winchester Csthedral from the lOlh to th 18th century. II Ill To Modess taaiTSiv (Arena o dozim no tV aai eaea S' r'4 i i George Otteman Dies; Services Set for Friday Oeorge F. Otteman, a life long rresident of Hooper, died at his bom Tuesday afternoon. The son of Mr. and Mrs. John Otteman, pioneer Dodge county residents, he wu born Aug. 13, 1874 He received his education at his home and in the Hooper schools. On Oct, 14, 1887, he married Anna Muller. Until 1928, Mr. and Mrs. Otteman lived on the ssme farm. In 1938, they moved to Hooper where Mr. Otteman was actively engaged in tha bank a the vice-president. He wu a life long member of St. Paul's Lutheran church snd served as a director for school district 18, for the Hooper telephone company and for the Farmer's Union Elevator. He wss treasurer of the Farmers Mutual insur-anc company for 32 years, from 1933 to 1925, he served in the itat legislature. At the time of his death, he wa a township assessor. Surviving him, are his wife and four sons, Walter, George snd Gilbert, sll of Hooper, and Edwin, formerly of Rushvllle, now serving in the United States army. One brother, Henry Otteman, of Hooper, one sister, Mrs. Mela Schuldt. of El-Reno, Okla., and five grandchildren also survive him. Funeral services will be held at the home in Hooper at 1:30 and at 3 p. m. Friday at St. Paul's Luther an church with Rev. Hugo Welch-ert officiating. - Services Are Held For Amanda Moon Funeral services for Mrs. Aman da Jane Moon, who died Monday, wer held Tuesdsy at the Fred Bader chapel, with Rev. Arthur W. Taylor of the First Congregational church officiating. Mr. Walter E. Whit sane "Rock of Ages," and "Nearer My God to Thee." Committal and burial erv-ice wer at Parkview cemetery at Hastings, with th Baptist minister there In charge. Society Calendar TODAY Mother's For Defense elub To hold a card party at the Recreation Center at 7:30. Deaconesses of Congregational church Meets with Miss Ads Williams st 8 p. m. PEC club-Meet with Mrs. Victor Koyen at 8:30 a. m. for a breakfast, a Countrv club dance, evening. Ruth Mulllken club - Will hold a 6: IS picnlo at Barnard park. Each one Is to bring own dishes, sauce dishes snd sandwiches. Mrs. Charlie Meier is chairman. TO NAME COMMITTEE Representatives of the office of defense transportation will be In Fremont Friday for a meeting with representatives of the transporta tion Industry at a "dutch treat" luncheon at the Pathfinder hotel, the chamber of commerce office announced Wednesday. A permanent committee will, be selected to serve this community. Maintenance of trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles, plus the need for adequate manpower will be discussed. A statue of Pone da Laos to Puerto Rico was cast In the brons obtained by melting th cannon captured from th Dutch In their attaca of San Juan in 1835. Main crow ti million bushels ot potatoes annually. Ipanglarw Itb aai Mats It Da mors nnrintr but keep on sharing LSI Kaataeky Straigk lewrbM Vttiker ILU -CMKKMFH AM TTM f7k SAME i Vwrrfcr Hi Wi 'MiimtllU. I PrMf. AUe Habit la B. tM-te-BaaS, It PrMf. WAX NOTI: Oar dittilleriea ire ensagrd ta tke pre-duetiea W aleohel for war purpom. This whiikey mm (rem reaerv itocki. Blttny Bot. Ch BuIuItc DMrik. Mka, Mak. For Used 2-Piece Living Room Suites Bring in your old, worn-out living room suite, we will par you cash money for it! Condition of cover or springs does not matter. - WE WILL PICK UP SUITES IN THE CITY. OUT . 07 TOWN PEOPLE WHO WISH TO SELL THEIR SUITES MUST BRING THEM TO OUR STORE. PHONE 224 AND OUR TRUCK WILL PICK UP YOUR SUITE IN THE CITY I tmtt 1898 g t JHvjchs Aih Matt Ma The man who wears clothes with the Herman Petersen label in them will tell you the kind of story you want made into your clothes: "They fit because they are made for me and me only" , , , And here are the reasons why: A Suit Made for You... lives Yofl . . . . BETTER FIT SMARTER STYLE MORE EXCLUSIVE FABRICS Rrr you can select the style, th color, th fib. nc to nit your own Individual taste, without sacrificing fit You mike your own selection bt them all . . . Come in, select from our larg itock of fall and winter woolens, get verylhlng you've always wanted In clothes at 35 OO and np "IT'S THE PIT THAT COUNTS" "Ballder el Tidy legs" if mi 'If

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