Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 15, 1941 · Page 6
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Sterling, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 15, 1941
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STIRLING DAILY GAZETTE STERLING, ILLINOIS esday, 'Octo'Her 15, 1941 Improvements Have Been Made In Library at S. H. S. Circulation Gains As Students Learn Of Service Given Mtnimwm thN hwidlrur mmy » minimum of fir* lin*n « irmilmnm *»f ?0 <P*id mi r *'i«h 'o si; of /i* fnr tlTMr pvron?.Br 'l ^prnr, Crsbb? Fist Tirf, Rork of the former erndu* 1 ''* rf To*Ti?hip hich rrhopi Till 1' in!rfM?*f1 to knntr rf thr rnajv f finer"- mad'' in thr «rh r >ol library lr thr pft«-t ye«r< Previously, the librnrv w** Mtimt- fr! In the office: thrn in the ex- trrrnr north end nf thr buiirlinc on thr fir^t floor. By rcmovinc "'rn ro?-? nf tt&lf, from the sturl 1 . hnii. 'thr Hbrnry was established in It" present Uvntion. The library h *rt off from thr : turiy hnll by n row of rountrr- hriRht thriving in which all refrr- rnce books nre krpt. Nine larRe ta- in, with rhnirs nrr sltunted in thr CARD T:vir«'iflv, Or! lfi;h. ft p m. MR T>r,|f hnli. <;;>n]i <.o;r. I TV K Trmplar p.uxi'inry P - ;Kir Im AOE SALE ; rhnrfh (V'ib*r 16th fl nd l~th. n' R R m. ATTENTION ELKS! Picnic supper, bnclgr and ;n TTnirviRy. October 16th. 6:30. library for «tndpnts who u.«p it for pithrr stud.v or fhr rendiiiK of hook*, magazines and ... ... Along thf north nail stand thrrr racks, three shrives arh. where ol the magazines arc arranged alphabetically and with thrir attractive covers ndd a colorful touch to the library. In the buck part of the library taper students will find thr fiction and non-fiction books on four row? of stacks. These shelves arc suitably divided so BR to distinguish betweer the fiction books nnd books of poetry, drama, art. biography, travel government, sociology, history, etc. At the front of -the library, i charging desk is located where students check books in or out and --where they may obtain special in formation not within their ens> reach. In this same section, there i: an enclosed corner of the library where the office of the librarian L' located, and R workroom where nl damaged books are mended and where a great number of back copie or magazines nre kept. The circulation and attendance in the library Li recorded dally. These records contain the number of student* using the library during eehool every day .and the tola number of books checked out from "the "library."" Since September 12 _1ML the opening day of the Stcr ling Township high school library and through the end of the month a total of 591 books was checked out On September 12, the first circulation day, 90 books were charged This remarkable number has shown "a great increase of the student rend ers and the books which are sup piled for them In the high school, Students who wish to use the 11 brary. may do so during their study periods and arc supplied with an attendance sheet on which to check "Iri and out from the study hall. Bandmaster Known Here, Wto Diuppwred, Found In Canadian Army The whereabouts of John M 42, bandmaster In the El, , fin public schools and well known in Sterling music circles, who disappeared in August, Is no longer a mj'Rtery. Fletcher's wife. Belie, announced that she has received word from Washington that her husband had enlisted in the 42nd* light anti-aircraft battery. Royal Canadian army who was reported to be on overseas or costal duty at present. Until a __a. _JPnjted __-- __. _ ' (States reserve officers' commission. In 11 years at the Elgin schools, Fletcher had developed a number of ""chlmpionship bands. Following his disappearance, it was believed that rtrtrft -No houw rf caption for Rev Ai'.an Biliman familv at Fourth St Mothodist church. 7:30 to 9:.10 p m Thursday. Al! friends of thr Hill man* arr rordlalh invifxi. Balanced Ration Of Ted Schultz Herd Brings Top Result Highest Producer Of Butrerfar During Month of September The registered Jersey herd ownec by Ted Shultz of Prophetstown led the Dairy Herd Improvement association with an average production of 567 pounds of milk and 27 pounds of butterfat during the month of September, according to Ward . EngMrom. association tester Wood and Harms of Rock Fall* were nl .second place with a herd o 15 grade Holsteitu which had at average production of CM pound* of milk and 25 pounds of butterfat. The third high herd was 13 rrade Guernseys owned by Frank Thome of Rock Falls. Their average production was 539 pounds of milk and 24.8 pounds of butterfat. Russell Ha they of Morrison has 12 grade Guernseys which averaged 505 pounds of milk and 24.3 pounds of butterfat. A herd of 34 grade Holstelns owned by Joe Bartel of Sterling averaged 101 pounds of milk and 23.2 pounds of butterfnt. During the month there were 471 cow* on test. 91 of which were dry Sixteen of the cows on t«at produced 40 pound* or more butterfal while the following herd owners had cows which produced 50 pound*,or more butterlat:_. _ Elmer Habben Sterling, 57.8 pounds; Loyal Garrison, Lyndon, 54.7 pounds; A. L Goodenough, Morrison, 52.5. pound* Alfred Oilman, Sterling. 52.5 pound* - According to. Mr. angstrom, th* ration fed by Ted flhulU 1» el- tremely well balanced and economical. Thi* herd of registered Jerseys, in addition to pasture, were fed approximately nine pound* of legum* >my doily along wi^h, * grain mixture consisting of 700 pound* of ground corn and cob; 700 pounds ground oats, 100 pounds soybean meal, 50 pounds, linseed meal, and 50 pounds cotton seed meal. This make* a 13.6 per cent grain mixture and Mr. Shultz feeds each individual cow according to her production. Roy Bar ret to to Teach Spanish Class A class in con versaitonal Spanish will be started next Wednesday eve- at .the Sterling Tomuhlp high school. Ray Barretto, who has been conducting classes fn Spanish in the past, will be in charge and the lessons will be given one evening a week. This is done to comply with a general demand for Spanish and will be continued as long as there are enough students to carry on the work. There will be no charge for the lessons. Mr. Barretto is an expert Spanish scholar, reads, writes and converses fluently in Spanish and it is expected that there will be a large registration^ Those interested are urged to get in touch with either Mr, Barretto or Principal Eades at the high school. Steel 'Igloos' House U. S. Troops Manning Arctic Otjfposts in Iceland The photos above. Just arrhrd in the U. 8. by transatlantic clipper, show activities of U. S. troops In Iceland. At left, above, U. S. infantry is 5ccn climbing up the quayside as It debarks from the transport. This unit was reported to be unusually well-equipped with every form of material. Including planes. The doughboys will be quartered In "igloo-;" of wood and corrugated steel sheets. At right, top. U.S. marines and British .••oldiers are seen erecting the strange-looking ahack;*. North or south, east or west, "chow" Is the all-Important word to a soldier man. At bottom, right, Americans are pictured R^ttlriR a ,«nack on the quay just after landing. Local Merchants Are Having Costs Piled Upon Them Inventory of Foods Shows Increase of 22 Percent Locally Sterling and Rock Fulls merchants, fighting against the rises in prices, are taking less than the normal profit. Yet the prices are skyrocketing. A local distributor of foodstuffs stated this morning that his Inventories as of August this year and August, 1940. show an average In- creaae of 22 per cent in foodstuffs on hi* floor with apparently no cell- ing y<?t in sight. Nor is it the fault of the producer, he says; the producer Is taking less than his normal margin The distributor i* taking considerably less than his normal margin and the proposition of cutting far below what he'normally adds for overheat!, profit, etc. Take, for instance, paper. Here are the government orders on this line of goods: Mimeograph paper, 7,500 tons, or 375 carloads; typewriting paper, 2.500 tons, or 125 carloads; toilet tissue, 2.000,000 rolls for each camp i figure out how many camps there are) or 18O rolls for every man tmder-artns;—50,000,000-fHe- holders! 3,750,000 sheets of carbon paper; 1,000,000 paper milk bottle* for each army camp dally; 30,000,000 defense stamp albums; 100.000,000 pounds super book p«tr>er: 100,000 pound*...of Form Defense Boards Of 24 Northern Illinois Counties Meet in Amboy Plans for coordinating the efforts of all farm groups irenroutllned l?id reports from various agencies were discussed In relation•- to defense quotas recently Issued on a county by-county basis, at a meeting o farm defense boards from U northern Illinois counties at Amboy Tue« day. The principal speaker wa: Lee—M. Gentry.- chairman of thi state farm defense board, who dis cussed the demands on agriculture o; the domestic defense program and lease-lend requirements. Representatives of the AAA. the University of Illinois extension service, the farm security administration, soil conservation service, rura electrification administration and the farm credit service from various offices throughout the state Jolne< in the program. Order Street tights For Four Locations On recommendation of Commissioner W. A. Krohn. the council he* ordered the installation of standard street lights at the Twelfth. Thirteenth and Fourteenth street corners and Avenue G. The* action was taken as a safety measure Inasmuch as that area Is quite dark. These blocks on both sides of the street have been improved with the con- struetiott-of-many-homes. The-light at the dead end of Avenue G. at Fourteenth street, will serve to lessen -the-accident-hazard-at-tha't-4n- tersection. Another light will h<» placed on Army of Hunters Leave Sterling for Hunting Grounds -The largest army of duck hunter in the history of the Sportsmen' club will take to the field at sun rise Thursday morning. Hundred of duck stamps have boon sold more licenses have been dl*|xxse< oMocally than for any corresix>nding period in many year?. Many of the local hunters lef for the hunting grounds thj.s after noon in order to be on the Job to morrow morning. The majority havi gone to the Mississippi, where it 1 claimed th«e will be more hunter than there are ducks. A few o th« more enthusiastic have gone to the Illinois river, where they will rent spots, the average rental being tMLf«_on*-day's-shooting, but where the limit la practically a certainty. The majority of the hunters will however, remain in this Immediate vicinity-and take their chances on getting a few birds from blinds along Rock riv*r. Wesley on Circle in Orville Wallace Home The October meeting of the Wesleyan circle of Fourth Street Methodist church was an event of Tuesday evening in the home of Mrs Orville Wallace. Mrs. C. N. Timmons was devotional leader and Mrs Robert—Clark_lhe_ clia Inn?iru _p_rejL sided in the business session. Members of the circle did some ross^-work^—after—whloh-Mrs-j-aWorney, Silas Jones, a guest, interestingly review the book Dlar Open House Reception For Billman Family at Church Thursday Eve Members of the Fourth Stree Methodist church and friends o Rev. and Mrs. Allan Billman arn daughter Betty will attend the ope; house~reeepUOn~tor~"tn*~family~Ti the church 7:30 to 9:30 Thursda evening. The affair has been ar ranged to honor the Billman famil who will soon leave to take up the! residence In De Kalb where Rev BilJman has been appointed to serv as pastor. An informal program has been planned from 8:15 to 8:45 at whlcl time representatives of the variou departments of the church will giv short talks. Refreshments will b served. All friends of the Billmans are invited to attend. Memorial Service For A. M. Blodgetl A memorial service.for the late Attorney A. M. Blodgett of Fulton was held at the meeting of the" Whiteside County Bar association In the circuit court room at Morrison Wednesday morning. A resolution of regret and of sym pathy lor his family was introduc ed by J; J. Ludens and was unani mously adopted. Talks were given by Judge L. E. Telleen. Judge Harry Ludens, John Poole, Robert W. B«sse, Carl E. Sheldon, John M. Stager. P. H. Ward and Jacob Cantlln. Shortjgmarks were made by other frlencLs o Alex. Haglund, former Sterling ,-who-was-called into the U. S. army, if on a furlough anc was present, at fh Closing New York Stock Prices NFTW YORK — 'AT' — .Sham ' B^m" "f the b<"rrr j**dTs fril buck todnv under pre$- M.irii Rf, Consolidated Mire of a bnrrnKP of bad r,f** from Pacific snd \V> the. Ruismn front, find commodity new lows for thr year, prices slumped in sympathy. Traders T-'TC kffpinz The market HR-; irregular sf. Mir r:. n^nuine fir',/--lnp:nri,f.i, T,',:-TI thrnURhout the fm ;rin and r]rwv! of bat Me <v; t!;r r«.''.rrn frrin? A'- with prirrs at their wort! inoM rqna'iv n.--. irn;w>: '•'".' in *i:":r The movrmen' wpi. fr>r from R mind"; ^'as !h' def'-n.w labor *;' ."'- larid.'brir. howrvrr. a* «rjv sr>oi]t ">r>n in thr rn;!' '' S'afT Nr/ 500 0'"K> shares rhnnp'X'l hands. .pirifpprt w .-;<, ndjucicrrl p]<-^.t;[-^. Al ClK m f,- I>> r 154 Alix-Ch MfR 28 Am On 82'7 Am Loco 11 Am Had AT fit R VT Am Ro'.: Mill 12 \ Am Smelt & R 39 Am 8tl Fdrs 20 A T A- T I.i2 Am \Vnt Wks 3\ Anaconda 25 ; i Avintion Corp 3'^ Bald Looo Ct M ! * Bull A- Ohio 4 BurnsdHll Oil !»-, Bendlx Avlnt 3"! Brth 8tp*-l B2% BorinR Airp 19 1 ! Bordpn Co 20', BorR-Warncr 19 Cftlunift k HPC. 8', Cflt^rpll Trnctor 41'» Cfrro rip Pas 31 \ Chrs A; Oil to 36'» Chn'slfr Corp 5S Com] Solvrnts 9S, Comwlth fi South S Consol Ajrcr 38'» Cons Coppcrmln 6'i Conn Edison 15S Consol Oil 6'i, Corn Prod SOS Curtis.«-\Vrl(tht P T i A" C'fi 24 PW 14fi'j 44% Grn E>c 29', Oni fVxxJ"; 40', GPH Mtrs 3P'7 Goodrich iBF> 10"* T A: R IR'« ri Corp 13 -i o Min 4fi'« HnMtl-Hf-ryhry R K>' t ir.iJiOi. 1 ; C>iiUa! fl'i In'pirnt Cnji 10-j Int H«rv 49 ; , In' Nlrk Cnn 27 H I T Ar T 2 '5 .tohns-Manv fi2'« Kfnnfrott Cop 32% Lib-O-F Gl 27', Lwkh»rd Airc 26". MontKom W«rd 31 \ N!\iri«v Corp 5'-» P'lb 5vc N ,1 p-.ii'.mr\n 24\ p-.itp Oil 10 ', R C A 3'7 Nut Else 17'« Nftt Dnlry Pr 15'i Nat S!r«-l 50 . NYC RR 11 S No Am A via 13 S Ohio Oil B\ Owrn.i-IH oi 44^4 Packard Mtr 2', Pan Am Airways Rof 6RX Ptd Brfituf<; S : > 6td Oil Cn! 32'i S!d Oi! 1ml 32 fltd Oil N J 40*; Smri"bnkrr Corp 5', Pa if!. A- Co 2.T, Trxn 1 - Corp 40'i Union Csrb "2 UnitPd Air L 13S Unit Airc 36', Unilrd Corp *. U fi Kubbrr 2.T, U S Stwl SI ', WR I worth Co 4 W«-M Un T>1 29% Wiljpn' A- Co S T « Younirit 6h <k T 33*4 ZPiilth PS NEW VORK Ct'RB <By Assoclntfx Alum Co Am US'* El Bond At Sh 2 NinR-Hud Pow 3 Pitts PI Ol 75 \ Grain, Live Stock and Local GRAIN CHICAGO GRAIN RANGE (By The Associated Open High Low Wheat— Dec. 1.17\ 1.18 1.15*. May 1.22'* 1.22\ 1.20'i July 1.22'» 1.23S l.JO'i Corn- Dec. .754 .76'i .74 S May .8 IS .82 .00 \ Juljr~-W l 4 .«3*» .82'i Oats— Dec. .50" .50 ~M^~ May .52 ^i .52 ** .50 \ July Old Soybeans— Oct. 1.57\ 1.57V 1 57 1.57 New Soybeans— Press) Close 1.15S- 1.20' t - 1A)S-' .74V .10%,82'^ .50 \ .50 Oct. 1.62 Dec. 1.63'i May 1.88 Rye- Dec. .69 May .75*; July .77'« Lard— Oct. . 9.52 1.62 1.64 .70 .7«U .774 1.56'. 1.584 1.64 M .744 .76'» 1.58',. 1.64'*- .6*4 .744 '.78 ^ 9.52 9.25 9.25 GRAIN REVIEW CHICAGO- (Al») — Wheat prices tell more than two cents and soybean* four to almost six oenls a bushel in late trading today to lead a general decline of grain values. The downturn carried wheat and bean prices to the lowest levels since yearlings $9.40-65; fat sheep steady. Salable cattle 13.000, calves 700; strictly choice steers all welgh'.s along with yearlings steady, but rarJc and file medium weight and weighty steers slow, weak to 15 lower; those 25-40 off for week to datf;| largely corn belt fed steers and hei-' fer run; trading strictly good and cholc*; strictly choice yearlings $12.75; choice to prime 1365 Ib. stetr* $12.10; largely $11 to $12.25 trade: light weight and choice weighty heifers steady; other heifers weglhta $12.40; cows 15-25 lower: bulls 25 of fat 19 down; veaJen steady; top $14; stockers and feeder* slow, weak. ESTIMATED RECEIPTS CHICAGO — (AP) — Official estimated salablel ivestock receipts for tomorrow: Hogs 9,000; cattle 5.000; sheep 3,000. late in August. Unfavorable war news was blamed for much of the selling of wheat Furthermore, the entire grain market was unsettled by the new break in soybeans which traders attributed to the slowly expanding harvest movement of pew crop beam Hedging sales were in evidence in th« soybean pit. Traders also called attention to the fact that the nen trade pact with Argentina provides flaxseexl, oil from which competes with soybean oil Receipts were: Wheat 11 cars, corn 139. oats 33. PRODUCE CHICAGO—(AP)—Produce market quotations: Potatoes, arrivals 129, on track 286, total U. S. shipments 586; rup- piles moderate, demand fair; market steady on best stock. Live poultry receipts 4 4trucks: steady; 'ducks, 44 Ibs. up, colored 16, white 17; geese, 15; other prtcee Tmchanged: Butter receipt* 760,100; unsett>4| Creamery, 93 score, 344 to 35; S3,' 34-; other prices unchanged. Eggs wceipta 5,347; steady; market unchanged. Government graded extras, white, looae 47, carton 48, LOCAL MARKETS a STERLING GRAIN (Dillon Elevator) -(Sterling-Rock— Falls—Co-operative^ Corn, .60*4; oaU, .34; wheat. .87. 1« given for his leavetaking. Gyrettes Open Their New Social Season Sterling Gyrettes met Tuesday evening for their first club meeting of the fall and winter season, with Mr*. Fired Allal. Mrs. Lee Behrens and Mrs. Curtis Brandau hostesses. The short business session was followed by cards. LITTLE LOCALS Three Ttwe* Ubbe Jarueen of Emden, Logan county, is here for a visit with his brother, Henry F. Jau&sen of 1112 Second avenue who will celebrate nil 61st birth anniversary* next Monday. , Mrs. Glenn Fletcher and Mrs. Ward Moulton of Morrison were visitors in Sterling Tuesday. Mrs. D. H. Pollock of Tampico wa r . a Tuesday caller in Sterling. MlM Isadore Chase, left this morning by train with a party of friends from Chicago and they will •itjby the winter . In Hollywood. Callfi- Mta* Evelyn Chase has moved from an apartment in the Security building t* the home of Mrs. Edith L. DeHaven, 408 First avenue. . Gd Trouth left for his home in Ferry. la., after a visit here since last Sunday. J. C. Barrett was discharged from the Sterling public hospital Tuesday and was returned to his home on the Prophetstown road m the Trouth ambulance. Charles Brandt of 311 Eighth avenue was taken to the hospital in the Trouth ambulance Tuesday and has been admitted for medical treatment. ••-O. E. Milne went to Morrison Wednesday noon to attend Rotary club and meet a number of his old .-friend*. Mrs. E. H. Hughes has returned to her home in Chicago after a month'* visit with her brother and aWer-in-law, Mr. arid Mrs. Fred irad, 0- K. Reed continues to improve, «J AeveraJ week*.... Initial Meeting of P. E. 0. in Marquis Home The initial meeting for 1941-42 of Chapter BH, *» E. O. Sisterhood, took place in the home of Mrs. Neal Marquis Monday afternoon with a dessert luncheon. Mrs. J. Kenneth Rice was the i assisting hostess. Among the four guests was Mrs. N. G. Van Sun t of Pacific PalUades, Calif., a charter member of the chapter. A paper was read pertaining to P. E. O. progress by Mrs. James Haskell and there was a general dis- cu&iion on plans for the year. cover paper for handbooks; 4.000.000 sheets of poster paper; 11,000 s (550 carloads) of target paper; 14,000 pounds of asbestos paper for each of the 64 cruisers; 11,000 tons monthly, or 122.000 tons per year, paper shell boxes; 1,250,000,000 envelopes per year; 30,000 pounds of blue print paper, one carload, for ever}' battleship being built. Trrrlfir Waste Those figures are authentic and come from government sources. As he Sterling man in question states, hey show a terrific waste of materials, which b boosting prices. Several of the items speak for themselves, because they are in constant, everyday use. Everything else is up in propor- ion from 10 to 35 per cent, largely >ecause of government orders or government restrictions. Among the minor items which show. a terrific ump are paper bags, corrugated pa- >er boxes, twine, tissue papers, gummed tape, wrapping paper. Normal- y, these supplies do not exceed one or two per cent of the total sales. rhLs year the costs will be much ilgher. the south side of Central school on East Sixth street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Commissioner Jacob R'ill investigate to determine the best location for the street light. This block in front of the school is one of the darkest spots in the city.'--'Recently a number of automobiles, belonging to patrons of the school, have been ransacked and property stolen while they were in attendance of school meetings or parties. by William L. Shirer, foreign war correspondent. Refreshments were served pretty table in Hallowe'en colors before the- meeting started • by Mrs Wallace, Mrs^William Poe and Mist Vera Young. Elizabeth Scholl and George Beatty to Wed tojd of his experiences since entering the service. A committee composed of J. J. Ludens. P, H Ward and Walter Zerr was appointed to make plans for an evening dinner meeting of the association to be held within the next month Jacob Cantlin, president of the organization, presided at the meeting Wednesday. Christen Grandson of P.-H; Regan Sunday Short Essays Read At Wood lawn Grange Master Glenn P. Knuth presided at the Woodlawn Grange meeting Tuesday evening, when communications from the n»Uonal and atate masters and the state aecretary were read by Roy Eberhardt flafeiy rules were passed out to the members and read. There were several abort essays given, "America," by Mrs. Claude Hurless. 'The Cow" by Glenn P. Knuth. 'The Betting Hen" by Mrs. Arch Riitt and "Dollars and Oents' by Mrs. Arch Rutt. During the social hour refreshments were served by Mrs. Russt-U Zigler. Mrs. Roy Shelley and Mn. Claude Hurleys. Oeraldine Hummel entertain ed with a towel shower Tuesday evening at the home of her parents north of Sterling, in compliment to Biwbtth Scholl of Dixon, bride-elect of George Beatty. The wedding will take place November 1: Contest and games were played and a buffet luncheon served; OuesU in addition to the honoree were Mrs. Frank Scholl, «*velyn dcnoU, Mrs. Jack Dempsey, Mildred Higley, Evelyn Deets, Marcel Gilbert, Bemice, Elaine and Eleanor Hum mel, Kathryn Shaeffer. AHadene Main, Mrs. Walter Hummel. Mrs. O. C. Beatty and Jean Beatty. Chilly Mornings Storts Florida Fever Mrs. Steve Perlesnik Dies in Minnesota Frank, Tony and Joe Cesarek were called to Eveleth. Minn., Monday night by the death of their mother. Mrs. Steve Perlesnik. who passed away before they reached her bed- ide. Besides hrc husband and :hree sons in Sterling. Mrs. Perlesnik leaves two married daughters and a son and daughter in the home. She had visited in Sterling several times and met a number pf people here. Mrs P. Hi Regan has returned rom Freeiwrt where she went the wst 10 days caring for her daugh- er, Mrs. Robert Schmelzle, and baby randson Tommy, who was J born Sept. 28. The baby was christened ast Sunday by Mrs. Schmelzle's irothcr, Re\ . John Regan. The baby wore the christening dress which his Grandmother Schmelzle wore more han 50 years ago. Takes Council Seat Meet with State Officer The boys' work committee of the Y. M. C. A. with Rev. Claude Cummins, chaiiman. will have a meeting n the "Y" at I o'clock this evening with J. W. Mummery, program secretary of the state Y. M. C. A. Birthday Party for Kenneth Elmendorf A group of relatives and friends surprised Kenneth Elmendorf Tuesday evening at his home in Como with a birthday party. In the pinochle games first prises went to Mrs. Harold Moore and Edward Kurk and consolation prizes to Mrs, George Gaumer and Kenneth Elmendorf. The floating prbte was won by Mrs. Harold Moore.' Lunch was served and gifts presented to Mr. Elmendorf. Other* present were George Oaumer, Un. Edward Kurk. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Elmendorf. Harold Moore and Mrs, Kenneth Elmendorf. The slight chill in the air during the pact two mornings has done more to atimulate uavel than anything that has happened in the p*£t several months. The verious travel agencies report that Florida so- iourners have kepi them busy answering questions during the past two days and that, unless the weather turns remarkably warm in the very near future, the exodus to the south will start earlier than usual this year. John McDonnell, who w»s appointed aa commissioner of streets o fill--the vacancy caased by the •esignaiion of Thomas Conlon. was sworn in Tuesday, and at the session of the city council wu pre- sfQted, with JxU Qbseive_|irthdqy Mr. and Mr*. Cecil Bell were gue»U or dinner Monday evening in tho lome of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Regan nd daughter Louise of Gait, in elebrftuon of the birthday or Mrs: JtalL City Light ond Power Bill Payment oi th* monthly light nnd power bill presented by the 111 mots Northern Utility Co. to the city of Sterling was approved Tuesday afternoon by trw council, totaling $1 &78.13 for lifhu and 660.63 tot po«- Move into New Home Robert Fiock and family have B&owd into their new home at 510 Weat Tenth atreet. which they recently purchased from Harold Higby. The home has been remodeled and redecorated. Board Named to Handle Camp Forrtst Shakeup CAMP FORREST, TENN.—(AP) —A redaMification board hw been appointed to hear the caaea of Camp Forrest officers recommended for dismissal or transfer, including be iween ^0 and JO f rom the nilnoii llrd division. Heading the board U Col. Harry 8. Berry, former Tennessee WPA director, who said It would meet soon. Other members are Lieut. Col PauK H. Jordan of Chattanooga, Ueut. Col. Floyd R. pool of Denver. Lieut. Col. Harry L. Boton of Csiro, HI.. Ueut. Col. Howard H. Bentley of Chicago, and Lieut. Col. Joseph L. Stettauer of Springfield, 01. Major Elmer F. Anrbrecht of Denver i^ recorder. Names of the of f ic«rs recommenc ed for dismissal or transfer will not be published until final decisions are made by the Second army. Albert!. ElliotT" Buried on Tuesday Last rites for Albert E. ElllotTwere held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon n the aielvin funeral home, conducted by Rev. Harry E. Sniffer of the Rock Falls Christian church. During he service Mrs. J. H. Linn was at the organ and Mrs Sniffer and Mrs. Austin Corzett sang "In the Garden" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Interment was in Riverside cemetery. Thf pall bearers were C. K. ticKenzie. R. .UeKenzle, L. E. Marey and Hugh Leahy. » Wheat closed 1** to 24 lower thai yesterday. December I1.15S-4, May -- ""4-H; corn H- T » down, December 74!i-%, May «OV\; oats l»i to 2 lower; rye 1 to I 1 * down and soybeans 3V to ft*i lower. Lard was 43 to M cents per hundred weight lower. CASH GBAIN CHICAGO — (AP) — Cash grsin market quotations: Wheat —No. 2 hard, 11.12*4 to $1.13; No. 2 red, $1.11'*-S; No. 1 red, $1.12. Corn—No. I yellow new, 67 to f74; No. 4, $34 to 134: No. ft •04 to «H; No. I yellow old, 69 to TO; No. 3, MVi to 70; No. I, M to M; No. 4, U to M; sample grade, MtoM; No. 4 white. 704. QaU-rNo. 1 mixed, 4$; No. 1 mil ed heavy, MU; No. 1 white. 404; No. 3, 44V; No. S t 44 to 454; sam pie grade white, 35. Barley—Malting. $$ to $3 nominal; feed and screenings, 35 to 52 nominal; No. $ malting. 70. Soybeans—No. 1 yellow, $1.«0 to •1.61; No. 2. $1.10 to $l.f04; No. 3, $1.57* to $1JO. Field seed per hundred wegiht nominal; itimothy, $5.75 to M; Al- atke, I11.M to $U-50; fancy red top, *~ " J«_ MJW.L red clowr. $18_i5 ; sweet clover, HJ» to $7^0. ROCK FALLH GRAIN (South Side Elevator) Corn, .604; oats, M; wheat, .97. CHADWICK (Weber _and Fink) Corn, .62; oats, M. MILLEDGEVILLE (W. A. Litwiller) Corn, .62; oaU, .40. HAZELHURST (Meyers Elevator) Corn, .60; oaU, J7. LANARK (Farmer*' Co-operative) Com, .62; oaU, .27. Governor Homes Five To Moke Plan to Codify State's Election Laws Marriage Licenses Marriage licejtse.s have been issued »y Joe Mann, county clerk, to Harry W. Grimm and Orla Strau&s, both jf Deer Grove, and Dsnield L. Heid of Dixon and Helen McOava of Bterlinf. ........ Many Grasshoppers An -unasually large number of a-vshoppers. were noted on tlie treets and around the park* this .fiernoon. What their appearance t thi-s time #f £ear predicates Is something no one yet found can CASH GBAIN PBORIA, ILL. — (AP) — Cash grain market quotations: Com receipts 42 cars; 4 higher; No. 2 yellow old, 67 H to 66. UVESTOCK U. S. Department of Agriculture) CHICAGO — (AP) — Salable hogs 13.000. total 16,000; slow, gen- rally 10-20 lower; top 110.85; bulk 200-70 lot. 110.60-60; most 180-200 bs. 610.35-70; good and choice 10060 Ibs. 610.00-50; smooth 300-6 Ib. M>ws 19.6 to 610.10. with 400^500 Ibs. enerelly 66.65 to 69.50. Salable sheep 4,000, total 5,000; ate Tuesday: All classes &trojig to 5 higher; lambs up 10-15: few holce natives $11.50; bulk good and hoice »11.25-4ft; best westerns 11.35; choice light weight yearlings ».M; choice fat western ernes 65.75; today's trade slow, around steady; ood to choice native iambs vios- 0; few strictly choice held higher; nothing done on wetiertu; good and choice light and handyweignt fed SPRINGFIELD. ILL. — (AP> — A five-member commission author- ised by the legislature to draft a plan for codifying the state's election laws hat been appointed .by Governor Green. The commission will submit its codification plan to the legislature in IMS. A codification proposal submitted by a special commission to the legislature in 1930 was rejected by-the assembly. Members of the new commission are Mrs. Mabel O. Reinecke, member of the Chicago board of elec- Uen fonimlssiorittii County Judge. Stephen C. Malo of Iroquois county; Daniel A. Carey, Chicago, head of the election department in the office of the Cook county clerk; ounty Judge Harlmgton Wood of Sangamon county; and John F. 2ashen. jr., Chicago, attorney for he Chicago board of election commissioners. ' LONG'S POULTRY FAYING Heavy Hens ---- Ib. 16* and l«c Leghorn Hem .......... Ib. I2c W. and B. R. Springs. Ib Ur-m- Leghorn Spring* ........ Ib. no Young Ducks ...... . ..... Ib ISc Pigeons ......... ...... do*. 7&c Egg* ...... . .. .. ........ dot. 30c

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