Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 17, 1941 · Page 6
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Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois · Page 6

Sterling, Illinois
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Friday, October 17, 1941
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Page Sly STERLING DAILY GAZETTE. STERUNG. ILLINOIS Financial Burdens Placed on Cities by State Government New Fiscal Policies Adopted by Sterling To Meet Situation enrroBchm^nl of jtftte em'Tnmmt is bnrtRine fmnn- cifli p:ob!rm*- to municipalities, whicli. 1; continued. TV ill result In heaping a burden upon them whjch. thr limits of taxation «'»',! not per* mil them to carry. One of the latest financial infliction* upon the city, which means the taxpayers. is the minimum wntrr JBW for policemen nnd firemen, which brines an added expense and has forced the i-^uanee of $9.000 in bonds to men the bark payments since the passage of the law. Another forcrd bond issue was that to comply with the state order for the construction of the sewage disposal plant. . The state government is gradually eliminating nil rights of home rule in municipalities, placing the financial burden upon the cities without providing any method for the ever-Increasing cost of administration. With a number of measures under consideration by the , state Rovernrrwnt for further regulatory and financial impositions upon municipalities, the Sterling city council has acted to meet the situa- ' tion by adopting fiscal policies which will serve to alleviate the existing burden which must be passed on to the taxpayers. Refinance Bond l In the last two or three weeks the council has been considering a refinancing plan for several existing bond issues by spreading out the maturities over » period of years, rather than have so many of them coming due in one year. In conference with a representative of a bond house, a system has been worked out whereby a refinancing plan not only will lessen the annual burden to the taxpayers for the next five years, but also achieves a saving in interest, as rates today are much lower than when the original bond iesues were made. A* a result of the refunding in -which maturities are spread over a longer period, lessening the 'anhua levy for their . payment, a jinking fund of more than $10.000 will be created in 1942. which may be used to meet*m- further emergency which may Ht| forced upon the city as a result of state government meddling. or the payment of any part of any -of the\ Outstanding bond is" U»e pro- Meads Reformatory Federation of Rock River Leagues to Meet Here Sunday St. Paul Leaguers Will Be Hosts to ; 200 Young People Appointment of Russell W. Bollard < above» of Gary. Ind. M managing officer of the Illinois state training school for boys, near St. Charles. 111., bore the approval of Illinois' Governor Dwight H.,Green. The appointment becomes effective November 1. Bal- Jurd. 47. has been a school principal and a public welfare director. He is.a graduate of the University of Chicago. Ballard will succeed Dr. H. B. Knowles. acting managing director of the school. The «Me funding ceeds oT which ve to be uwd to pay UJM hackW* of flrerf** and potto* under tut minimum -mut »h* retuntfir ecu* per.otat in other Also Include* to the refunding or* lir.OtO boats fer. the .sewage disposal plant. With' unsettled fiscal conditions and fee uncertainty of future city financing the city of Sterling are "putting -their house in or der" ap that the intent** -of the . -taxpayer* may be" protected. Under the new financial set-up the municipality will a* able to weather any storm which providing the state government does not Inflict top much financial "punishment- on the municipality by forcing cam bond Issue*. PAMM BURDEN. TO COUNTY Attorney General George F. Bar- !^_J!wtLi*ldJpday tJMfcTMrpjn»es of ad* ministering liUnoUC new itatewide I .permanent voters' registration law f must be paid entirely out of county ; funds. In the opinion written for State's f Attorney Harold C. Jones of Douglas - county. Barrett said the appropria- $ tion must come from general county F . funds within preaent tax limitation*. f The registration act Is to be effec- r tlve at the Ittt state and congres- •i- aional elections, with registrttlon to •f begin next June in all downstate territory not now under jurisdiction of election commissions. Officers Eltcrtd by Young Men's Club at T The young men's CIUB of the T. M. C. A. at their supper meeting Thursday evening elected officers for the ensuing year. John Schueler was reelected president. The other officers chosen are: Reeve Norton, vice president; Wayne An- dreaft, secretary and treasurer. A program for November will be scheduled by the new officers. This club Bleats every Thursday evening vtth cupper in the Y. M. C. A. din- lieutenant Governor Asks Municipalities To Work on Defense City officials of Illinois were urR- ed to cooperate with State and national defense officials and council. 1 ; by Lieutenant Governor Hugh Cross at the annual convention of the Illinois Municipal league Thursday. Cross predicted that numerous small factories and shops would be closed in the coming months, due to material shortages. He said that the state defense council has been successful in promoting sub-con- tractlnK by holders of large defense contracts. The lieutenant governor was one of a number of speakers, among Whom -was City Clerk Fred 1». Jones, who talked, on "Municipal Financing." Hold Thankoffering Meeting of St. Paul Aid Group Thursday A splendid meeting was the verdict of the ladles of the -St. Paul Lutheran Ladles' Aid after the thankoffer- ing sen-ice held Thursday afternoon for the purpose of gathering the annual thankoffering boxes. A fine program had been arranged and ' luaftbeon closed the l% -~_ .;«••* Two htmdrrd v(vmi? people are f v - prrtrd at thr fail rally of thr Hock Rivrr Federation of l.uthrr I,r»R\irs of thr Atnr-rirnn I.uihrrnn rhnrch. 'o be rntrriainrri Piindfl.v hv ihe S! Paul Luther IraKVir hTf. A fmr proRrnm hs<; been arrnnprd brcin- ninR with the yrvir^ in tiir morning. This r,rr\icr •«!!! br held nt the church, witli thr remainder of Die day's prosrrnm tnkine place at the coliseum. . Thr .service at the church, bepin- nhiK nt the usual hour. 10 o'clock, will have ns its sermon theme "That Idle Word" and win be related to the theme for the day. The choir will sing the Introlt for the day and the anthem "Hymn of Youth" by Lawson-Sibelius.,A banquet will be served at noon to the visit inu leaguers, followed by the main devotional session of the day. Walter Koster Li serving as toastmaster. and Alvcra GanUert as sonR leader. At this session the theme for the day "The Abundant Life." will be developed by five speakers. The parts played in developing the abundant life by worship, dining, study, working together and fellowship, will be presented In this order by Rev. C. Gtss of Yorktown. by the local pastor, Rev. O. H. Doermann. F. Hcnkc of Ashton, Rev. W. Streag of Rock Falls, and Rev. C. Wagner of Dtxon. Musical interludes will be provided between the addresses. A brief business meeting will conclude this session. The fellowship hour will begin with supper and conclude with a- play presented by the local league. The play, "Hot Water," is a comedy replete with amusing situations and will be ably presented by the following cast: LaVerna Schulte, Ronald Koster, Arlene Schinrer, Arthur Koster, Ruth Hellener, Martin Doermann, Hlltie- garde GanUert. Paul George, and Helen Koster. Elmer Koster. Lester and Elmer Dombroski, Gladys Got- tel~~»nd -Dorothy Janssen are the stage assistants. The committee in charge of the banquet and related arrangements is headed by Helen Koster and. Helen Graeff. Stanley George, president of the local league, will give the welcoming address at the banquet Anton Young Passes Away Thursday Night At Molinc Hospital Anton W. Young. 36. passed a* fi:!Kt o'clrx-k Thursday night tn thr Molinr hospital, where he had br*ri rnnfined for the past /our months with a complication of dis- ••n*p<: He had !>«?n in poor heslth for 10'v nir Ixxly wa-; brtniitl'.t to th* 1 Melvin f:inrral horni" Friday mornln<r. wiirre friends mfty c«.ii. Funeral ntrs will be h''Id at 9 s. m. Monday in Si. Mnry rh-irch with Rev. Fr. •loh.n Smith officiating. Interment wili lx- !jj CRivnn- crmrtrry. Mr. Yo'inR was txsrn Dec. 25. 1&04. Rt Ladd, 111 , son of Mary and Peter YO;II.K. Hr sjx-nt 12 years as a member of Co. L in the regular army at Fort Brady. Mich, and for the past six years had resided in Sterling Prior to hi* illness, he was rmp'.ovrd by thp Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. H" leaves a son Lawrence find one daughter Wanda, both of Sault Sninte Marie, Mich , and one sister. Mrs. Bertha Hartm'an o this also, also two nephews. Lots of Ducks But local Hunters Fail To Bring Them In There were hunters aplenty Thursday, but few ducks. Out or the several hundred local nimrods who took to the rivers and Bwamps for the opening of the season at sunrise Thursday morning, few lull bags were reported. There are plenty of ducka. the hunters say, but apparently the birds'have been reading the pcpers for they were decidedly wary. And. too. there Is too much water, affording them Innumerable hiding places in swamps and marshy places, ditches, etc. Another reason for the «hortage of ducks is the excellent weather In the north. Hunters s»y that It will take several days of severe weather before the birds .start migrating south. Two weeks from now there will probably be better duck hunt- Ing than at the present time: ehCaM a special duet ed by Mrs. C. Ommen and Mrs. L. Brewer who sang "Savior Sprinkle Many Nations.". Miss Edith Kcedjicks,presented an article called ''Tha Abundant Life in Service." Mrs. A. Mains spoke on the "icy ball fund- and x *ow it helped to solve the problems oftqtr missionaries' wives. Trading a letter from Mrs.. Schramm describing trie kitchen situation in India. Mrs. A. Gottel read the constitution of the Northern Illinois. Group of the Women's Missionary federation recently organized, and of which she is president. The pastor then spoke on "The Lord Hath Done Great Things" and stressed the purpose of our thankoffering, namely to express our 4oy . thanks to God that He has . done great things for others, and In using us as His worker*, has done treat things also for us. The meet- Ing was in charge of the president, Mrs. C. Goodnight. The luncheon which concluded the enjoyable gathering was served by Mrs. F. Koster and Mrs. D. McKenney. Dingier Home from Firemen's Convention Chris Dingier has returned from the 54th annual convention of the Illinois Firemen's association held this week at Blooming ton,'111'.'•'"•'He report* that MO attended the convention. It was voted to hold the next convention iri Springfield. The officers were re-elected for .he ensuing year. They are: John E. Mersch. Evanston, president; William Stoneham, Wood River, vie* president; Roy W. Alsip. Champaign, secretary: George L. Chain, Bushnell. historian, and Simon Kel- Funerol Rites Sunday 2:30 p. m. for Clyde E. McKenzie in Tompico Funeral services for Clyde C. Mc- Kenpte will be held: at 3:» p. m, Sunday at the Tama*ft» MathodUt church, Burial will be in the Tampko Memorial cemetery. \ His daughter, Mrs. Nell Glasaburri. arrived this morning in Chicago by plane from Phoenix, Aril, 3he was met at the airport by friends -and taken home. Mrs. Glassburn and husband went to Phoenix only a week ago in the Interest of his health. Philafheo Class Committees Named For Year by President Mrs Mary Davis was hostess to the Philathea class of the First Baptist church Wednesday afternoon, with Mrs. Olive Dale, class president, as her assistant-. Devotions were led by Mrs. J. sternly Hokomb,'followed by a short business meeting and White Cross sewing for {fee gtdaeton- ary society. Committees appoln^dior, the year by Mrs, Date are as follows: Ways and means, Mrs. Ethel Miller. Mrs. J. S. Holcomb. Mrs. C. E. Joiner and Mn. Bulletin New List Of Civil Service Exams A federal civil service bulletin at the post office today announces that competitive examinations of applicants for the following government positions are to be htld soon: Junior administrative procurement inspector, 12,900 a year: senior procurement inspector, $3,600; procurement inspector, $2,300; associate procurement inspector. $2,000; assistant procurement inspector. $1.MO; and junior procurement inspector, $1.620 a year. All of these Jobs are in the material division of the air corps of the war department at Detroit, Mich. Application blanks and other information may be had of Lloyd W. Miller, local civil service secretary, St*rHn» post office. . Collision at Corner Cars driven, by Robert Hlnrieh of Emerson and WUliam Hinz of this city, collided Thursday at th* intersection of Wallace street and Avenue B. There wa* considerable damage to the Hinrichs car. -r Tamer , and mem ^ , Musgrave and Mn. OoralfeMuUen. Refreshments were served tojr the hostesses while the claav laeiBlMrrs enjoyed a social period. . _ '_ . • - * ',* Sterling Teachers At Dixbn Meeting Every teacher m »t«rung, so far as known. Is today In attendance at the meeting of the Rock River division of the'Illinois Educational association at Dixon. ' TJ. R. OeVoe is seoetary of the group and H. U. Challand Is chairman of the executive committee. • ^_ ^ On College Committee Mias *etty-Arlene O*Wir*, a freshman home ecohomlca malar at MacMurray colloge, Jacksonville, 111., has been appointed a member! of the amateur night committee for the freshman class project to be given early In November. This announcement was made following the impressixe candle light service of the installation of freshman class officers in the chapel recently. She Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. GehrinK of this city. Sterling Man Will Chase Coyotes in Western Kansas J. C. Moomau to Have Taste of Favorite Sport Next Week <">!)>rr Hunter*; mav cp afirid with n gun. hni J C. Mcioman I* ler.vim; Mor.dny for Mnrlicir." I."(!i;r. Kan- r.av where lie will inrT-,i;K ri in MI" \ rial dav.s of genuine h:ir:tint-. and no? with a gun. either. For Mr Mootr.;ui is going to luint rtnotes with a doc. Mr. Moomnu from thn' pait of the west whrrr co\ote and i.-uk rabbit roursinjT i-i a. major . r -[>fit. In >ears Rone by Inn greyhound rlous were matched and were taken into the field by a "slipper' 1 whose dm it was to slip the leashes on hot animals at the same instant. \V)ir a royote or rabbit was sighted, th starter gave the word and the doc slipped. The dog that raught th quarry did not always win the race instead, the dogs were given point on their ability to turn quickly speed, dodging, etc.. by a group o expert judges who followed In car or horseback. The sport has been revived in th west. A coyote is. without doubt the most deceptive animal on foil legs. When he runs he ambles alon in an encouraging sort of way, ap parently not extending himself It the least. Occasionally he glarfc* back over his shoulder with a half wltted grin, which seems to goad the average dog into a frenzy. When he docs start, he generally loaves tin dog deserted and alone. One momen he is only a few rods ahead; the ricx moment, he is half a mile away. Mr. Momau likes coyote racing. "Keys to the Kinedom" A. J. Cronin. Two of th? other? i iil hf ''His; Family" hy Bellamy i and 'Berlin Diarv ' hi-1 William TJ- Shirer. Choirf of the In trif f-Tirs t:?-f. HO* ! Book Review Series During November to Be Y. W. C. A. Feature A series of book reviews for the four Mondays in November Ls being announced by the Y. W. C. A., under the auspices of the house and education committees. Rev. James R. Uhllnger of the Rock •Palls Methodist church, who has become high* ly popular with his book reviews the past several yenra, will give them for the Y, W. C. A. again this season. For litx first book Mr. Uhllnger TEBM8 That PLEASE HALDEMAN MO i OR CO erman, jr.. Edwardaville, attorney. Dingier reports a most interest- n« convention. There was a splen- program covering all departments of fire flf httni and fire pre tn Ftnawata IT Owvrefet e«ev*, ra NfMri PMTt SSMTMAS far II-NNUMNS EWELtftt •SS Ve«UM t 4 tine. Mas* a*st« plMteftaplik Ytttecard* They*!* m «xelMlire<r a sw«»«lv* e« yomr dearway, SMSWC er a«y an»|sct ye« Haw. We f«l dlats&MisBM* cards W fclglwel «aalMy. Ye« Vg^^^ t^~A_^ ^s* g^^^a^l s^sa^ ewepf 'W..jse» pw ^a^ejpipi^^p ^p eNBnP WpwPls^nTel TBIN6S YOU NEED Prizes Offered for Model Airplanes in Contest at Airport •' :'.! r»' hr >1 n' l;-f .?:r: ;;:ir. n, ,-;•;'-(1 :.;::^ ; : .--ir^n'. . O" _'•" V J , 1 rn. I!;.- i.. «•,}'! i to a'.i brr. .• or.'!; . ': '• ;•:•• li'i ; '; u;^.-; «•; (,;;i:Kr!- :o:i. : '";< il'(\ '••> ';;<'• rrtnf ' I "I;." niofiri i>.;il:''N will \>f Vifif'!! ii'.ci (if:;C!i ar,ti not a.s to.•17'* or ti'.' 1 :uti'in! (if ir.oiif-v f-xpc:i(!''d :;i l'-;!!dniir tlienj. Cr>:):;>;ete iD'orrr,a- : tioi: van tie .-ec.iirci lioni E P. Ja- : 'ot.'V, tnaiiacer of t:i' % aii;)c:?. or' .Ii'nir.s Ha.• kt -'.I, who 7".i;i act a.s one o! thr j'idBO. ; F;j't piue will br a Ea.-olnir riio- ' tor for a model plane. Second prize I will i>r a .Mioiorie.^ plane, and t;i:r.-l j pri/r will be n .<rt of air wi-.ep;^ for | a plane. There will be numerous' other prizes. Local Salvation Army Officers to Peoria Envoy and Mr.*. C. J. Wilde of thm Sterling corps of the Salvation army .spent Thursday in Peoria where they attended the reception in honor of Colonel and Mrs. Penfold. who are retiring from the Salvation ar-: my service on account of ill health, i They report nil unusually large at-i tendance. 60od Potato Crop is Anticipated in Sterling Vicinity rr.'T'rK-.-. in the vicinity of Ster- .s r>:r a triflr better :han the av- 3C<- crop. arcnrdinR to lo-«l grow.' Th^ v>;d )5 from ISO b-.jshels •'.." r>-rr ;, P 77-,,, tnbers sre of . .-.-•ja:.'-v Rf>od quaiity for thi.s 5T:- '••:•. t;-.» average being rlean- .nr-r! »:>d with few ic for Icx:s! " -o'n t cy'. c . I)raie;>- arr unable to q-,io:e any .-'>• iir: r on 5hip|>ed-in tuber.s. it be:!,R too early for the crop in Michi- C3.:. Ma::;r. the Red River \allev ntid . nniiar localitlrs where potatoes Friday. October 17, 1941 constitute * mnjor crop, However-, advance report-, are to the effect that the <v.islity is imumiallv good and Indications are for * Wf yffrW. Three Divorce Decrees Curt D. Hathaway was granted a di'.orr? from ^ils wife, Mrs. Cora. F. Hntiiawny, by Judge I. L. Weaver in thr .Sff-rhng city court this mornins: i.ouix Cellrtti was granted «.' di'orrf from hi* wife. Mrs. Doris Crllolti. and Mrs. Ethel FriU wa.s granted a divorce from her husband, Oivillr Frit7. Help Kidneys If ytra tn9fT from Dp I*l|hu. NffTOuinm. L»f , Anklr* »r,a Tffl irorn eat. du* to non-or««it8 »nd non-«T»tf mle Kldnf jr «B<J Bltddf r tr«n- . YOU itiould try Crttn which it firing to thmiMmd». Aik roar druggist tor Cr*4ez today. Ottly If*. ©" COAL It'i low In co*l— It's wished for cleanliness! Many have found It to be Jast the coal they need. Try a ion! ... Keep Worm Thi» Winter! SUPREME n S 6 Per Ton Tax Included J. RUBIN ROCK FALLS PHONE De Anne's 3t8 Locust Street STEELING. - . ILLINOIS USE YOUR CHARGE ACCOUNT! JUST SAY:'CHARGE IT!' Take Advantage of Our Convenient Payment Plan. Pay as You Get Paid. "October Is De Anne's Month" SALE of COATS Coats With Style and Tailoring Details Generally Found in Coats Selling for Much More than 117.98. Unt rimmed Dress Coals! iJnt rimmed Sport Coatt! Untrimmed Casual Coats ! AS LITTLE AS $1.00 DOWN! —KESERVE8 YOUR COAT Ujravay—*r U» New Butt* Payneal Has) FOR TRIMMED COATS ••outiful materials trimmed with wolf, t conty or mar mink. Fitted or box typos. i Sices 9 to 17—12 to 20 and 38 to 44. Crisft, New Arrivals That Take raMMJ.1 tflVlfli • ^••^^•^^^WpswBi- ^B^ ^HPHNI WwieiBWsJ Budffet »? ft. f ORsVW! ALPACAS! TBQCA CLOTHS! PLAID*! RAYONS! WOOLS! BLACKS with WHITR <"» •' COLOR TRIMS. DREBSE8 •nriehed with ORNA- MKNT8 JBWCLS or KMBROIDXMJCB! Street and y dreuy styles. Sixes for Junsors. Missy*. Wosoen. f PLAID SKIRTS gored or swing styles, all nicely tailored. Wool flannels. waol-aod-rayoD crcpf. er asvaft tabardln*. In • * CUABANTKKD , l ™A.i.- ... .,-,..•

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