Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 21, 1941 · Page 14
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Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois · Page 14

Sterling, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 21, 1941
Page 14
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STRUNG DAILY GAZETTE STEELING, HUNOflt jTuegday,October 21, 1941 County Meeting of Royal Neighbors Here on Thursday Chairman of Supreme Managers Will Be Guest of Honor W>.::e5ide county Royal Neighbors of America will assemble in Sterling Tuesday for their county comrrs- tloT! the jruesis of the Sterling ramp. In the Odd Fellow? hall Mrs Msr- (raret Gorman, chairman of the supreme managers of the Royal Neighbors, will be the (ruest of honor. The seven camps in the county. Deer Grove. Rock Falls. Lyndon. Tampico Prophetstown. Morrison and Sterling, will take part in the ceremonies for the convention. FOlolwintr is the program for the day: A • *em^*wi S^^sioti Sentinels collect password at door. Registration. 1 to 1 3O p. m Songs, welcome and campaign eon gs. Convention culled to order, county oracle. Appointment of committees: Publicity, resolution, finance. County officers assume their stations. Presentation of the flat- Prayer, count}- chancellor. Introduction of supreme officer and deputies. Address of welcome. County Oracle Hay McDonald. Sterling. Response. County Past Oracle Viola Poulter. Prophetstown. Business session: Reading of minutes of last county meeting; roll call of camps and reports from same: reading and disposing of bills: unfinished business: selection of BMtttng place for next year; reports of committees; election of county officers. School of instruction in ritualistic work- Presentation of the flag. Camp MM, Deer Grove. Formal opening. Camp 100, Rock mis. Password and grip. Camp Navel Disciplinary Mtrhod Used on Unruly Boy in Post Office Lobby .\ novel manner of disciplining sr ob^reperoiw child was detnfflistrjitet wn the post office lobby thw forenoon when sn eWerlv man came to a department window nrromiva nird by « little boy of fou vfars of »K<v The chilrl h^san crying and stamping his fret and noisy. The old gentleman pvckrd up the boy snd placed him in a la! metal waste basket under a He then clumped hi* hat derm on the boy* head and went to the window to complete his business This orinjf. done he pulled the boy of the wn.«;te basket and went to the street. The disciplinary method was a complete success. The struggles of the child In the waste basket afforded amusement to those in the lobby and at the windows. Ballot march. Camp •04*. Lyndon. Password drill. Camp 10*3. Tarn •- KrtfaipUftraHOP of graces. Camp 2443. Tampteo. Draping charter. Camp 10M, Deer Grove. Retiring march. Camp 51«, Proph- ctstown. Bfonorial service. Camp 1071, Mor- Pbrmia closing. Camp 100. Rock Falls, Ajournment for dinner. armtineJs collect password at door. Introduction of supreme officer. deputies and county officers. adopt! by Supreme or state of- I MPCS Reported lUody to Blossom Lilacs an in bud again. People who have lilac bushes in their yards report that the buds are swollen and. if the present weather continues, there is likely to be a second crop •f btossoms yet this fall. Lilacs frequently start buding this late in the year, but they have never been as Jar along as they are this an Rod Falls Pastor To Address Club Women on Friday Rev. Junes R. Uhlinger. pastor of the Methodist church in Rock Fa Ik will appear before the Sterling Woman's club Friday afternoon to address the members on "The /lertUge of America." This is the theme for all clubs in Illinois in the federated department of literature and drama and from the state division of literature. The verse. "America Is made up of the cultural strains of many countries. The mere knowledge of this matchless wealth is an inspiration to anyone who knows it," by Allen H. Eaton, was chosen for the inspirational theme for the year's program hi the Sterling club Thus. Mr. Uhllnger's message will hold a vital Interest for every member of the club. Also for the program hour, special music will be rendered by Phyllis Bodjjiger. pianist. The membership rt>U of the club has increased the past summer and the new year opened with 115 members. Mrs. Charles Farnham. the president, has added this year five new federation committees, making a total of 15. chosen from the 19 departments of state work, ail of which will have a place on the year's program. Thisjs the forty-fourth year for the Sterling Woman's club being or- ganised in IMt, with meetings held the second and fourth Fridays of each month from October through May. with the exception of only one meeting in December and an annual picnic in July. From America's famous writings or documents, the following form the ideals of the club, the flag salute, the American's creed, preamble to the constitution, collect for club wofim.1 and "The Star-Spangled Banner," ani also these ideals are embodied in the Whiteside county federation song, composed by Mrs. Earl Bikenbeny. club member. Comment Favorable To Six Months Trial Of Parking Meters What little heard relative the tniHHsttn ber of parking meters baa - been to the proposal for of 'a "tpUtd num- in Sterling Sponisli Group Will on Wediiesdoy •wlyformed^'apanifdi group will meet at the high school Wednesday, evening at 7:» for ihe purpose of organizing. A room has boen set aside for the use of the class. Bay BarraiAo will be in charge and then will )* no tuition charge. All persons interested in the study of conversa/Jona! Spanish ant invited to atterd. on a six-month trial, weighs in favor of the project, according to mmebsrs of the city council who Informally discussed the merits of the proposition following the council More Leaves Falling Fails to Observe Sign Rnrtn 6. Cook was fined «3 and costs by Justice H. J. FflBcrrs on a ctoars» of failure to nbsiiu a stop •JfB at the intersection of Bouts* aad 4ft. JBt was amsted by »« way OBlcer Osnigi K. Kiacr. UK TWO PUS IN A POO.. OidUmen say there are more leaves this year than ever before in local history. Some people have already raked their lawns three or four times this fall, but each raking finds the lawns covered with leaves within a day er two. And yet the trans have apparently tort Jittfa of their foliage. Red Cross and T. B, Association Have Agreed on Dates Red Cross Roll Coll Starts Nov. 11 While Seal Sale Is Nov. 24 With a v;<"*- tn avo; conflict and to promote fnrnrilv cooperation between Thof-r conduc::r.£ The Re<1 Cross roll rail snd thr T'.iJvrr.iilniu.s society sea! sale, an agreem* 1 ?:*. has reached betworn thr two or- in which the Red Cross roll cali is to star* Arm^-';re day. Tuesdav Nmcrnber 11, and contune until Mondav. December 1. while the sale of Christmas .«rals oprns Monday. November 24. and continues until Christmas. All newspapers have been asked to clarify this MtuaMon and explain that an acreement has been reached, with the proviso, also, that the Tuberculosis association may deliver seals In advance to corporations r»nd merchant who wish to use them for their November bills. The agreement also specifies that both organizations may start their publicity campaigns at such a time as thev pee- fit. Sterling Officers Draw a Ticket for Parking Too Long It was strong medicine, but the Sterling police force took it — and liked it. They were tagged for over narking in Fterport Monday. The members of the party. Officers Heln, Brophy and Graves, went to FYeeport to appear at the hearing of the two boys caught here for automobile stealing. They were detained longer than they expected. When they returned, the car had FiiiY iisuess "No, no! You'll never get fciywhcfe in polilks until you convince the voters that something ought to be dont about somelhinf r* French Girl, 18, Escapes From Nub in Hoforboit Accompanied by 3 Hen LONDON—'AP>—An 18-year-old French girl who took to the sea with three men in a tiny motorboat to escape from German secret police arrived today from Africa to aid G*n. Charles de Gaullel fight against the Germans. Her name was kept secret because she still has tier family to set out In a 13-foot motorboat for a British port 250 miles away. They had gasoline for only 00 miles, the girl said. When their motor power failed they rowed and tailed for five days until a British patrol boat rescued them. tagged for being parked too j CJermnn -occupied France. Six months ago German police been long. The officers swallowed hard, but accepted their medicine smilingly. However, when they appeared at the police station to pay their fine, the chief kindly remitted it after learning that they were brother officers. Graduated from Special Clerical Training in Course at Camp Grant Private Paul A. Bjork is one of 77 soldiers who were given diplomas by Brig. Gen. John M. Willis, commanding general at Camp Grant, for having completed hij special course of training for clerical workers. Special distinction is given to the graduates of these courses. So far soldiers have finished the course at Camp Grant. This was. the seventh class to be graduated. "Private Bjocfc has been assigned to the 30th medical training Hallowe'en Pranks Are Less Frequent Police officials state that there have been far fewer Hallowe'en pranks this year than ever before. If the Sterling young people continue their good work for the next few days. not only officialdom, but the entire city will call them blessed. 40,50,60!Cet r sale at Walgrsen-s, flrrt km* and all other good dra »*o searched the house in which she hiding, she said, because she had defaced poster proclamations. chalte4 ~V" (for "victory") signs and de Gaullist slogans on the town walk, acted as a lookoct when fellow students ran up Free French and British flags on the town's cathedral and kept watch by pretending to wash windows while her family ns- trned to British short-wave news reports. • •• — -•--She fled her home town with a French lieutenant under sentence of death who had escaped prison. At Marseilles she posed as hb daughter when he sailed for North Afrka OB the. pretense of wishing to Join the Vichy forces. After hiding out in Afrka fa*/few French Official Seized After Killing of Nazi VICHY — 'AP> — The German* were reported today to have arrested the French prefect of the Loire Inferieure department, of which Nantes is the capital, following the assassination of German Gendarmerie General Holts at Mantes on Monday. Newspapers under German control motototnwt strict silence concerning the aesasslnaUnn although it was known the anthortttoo were pressing Adsatral Jmn Darmn. chief executive of the Vichy government, suddenly departed for toe occupied BOM early this afternoon. Meanwhile German authorities announced the list execution by American Recruits Arrive in England Land with Thousands Of Canadian Troops POMEWHKRE IN ENGLAND — f AP> — Thousands of Canadian tr<y>p*. augmented, by many American volunteers. scattered to training ramps :n various parts of Britain today af'.T dfbarfcing from transports which carried them safely across the Atlantic under the watchful ryes of the royal navy. W:'h the troop*, who landed «t two British port.; yesterday"." were a group of United States army officers and several hundred civilian technicians, who said they came over • to do & job in Ireland." 'American civilian technicians have been working for some time In northern Ireland.) Armored units and the biggest contingent of Canadian-trained airmen yet to arrive in Britain formed the backbone of the newly-arrived armed forces, which also included the Last units of the third dominion division to be sent overseas. Among the American recruits were volunteers for the American Eagle squadron now fighting with the royaJ air force, and M number of Americans of Polish descent who will be incorporated In a Polish air unit All the airmen will be put through additional training In England before joining operational squadrons. Canadian Defense Minister J. It. Ralston, who crossed the Atlantic in a bomber after the troops had sailed from a Canadian port, met them on their arrival and told them: "Your Immediate job will be to buttress the defense of this island, but you will also train and prepare to serve wherever and whenever you ] are needed—and you'll certainly be needed." The number of the newly-arrived troops remained a military secret, but it wa» estimated that toe Canadian forces which preceded them to Britain totaled *ome 100,000 men. Springfield to Try Out 500 Parking Meters SPRING FIELD. ILL. —<Api—Five hundred parking mrtfT<; will Ko into operation in the Springfield bus.;ness district tomorrow. The meters, of the penny-nickel type, will permit automobiles to b* parked for 12 minutes for one cent and an hour for it nickel. The area in which the city has Installed the mrtrrs includes the east side, of the state cap!to! grounds. Axis Reported to Hold 66,000 British Captives LONDON — (AIM — An authoritative source said today «,000 their from all parts of the British empire were prisoners of war In enemy bands. .-._..:.;y. ...v ..:._ U ... K4M? Worm This Wintor! SUPREME COAL J. RUBIN V niriieii failiMiigic asSfc* -fer^ Axis Troops Drive Toward Caucasus, Claim Stalino Falls (Continued from pace onft highway, thr roiit<> followed by Napoleon on his ill-fated march to Moscow in 1812. "The Germans left hundreds of dead and many clftmnced and burned tanks on the battlefield," Tass reported. A red army bulletin said bitter all-night fighting raged In four major sectors around the beleaguered capital—at Mozhaisk, 57 miles west of Moscow; Kalinin. 95 miles northwest of Moscow; Maloyaroslavets. 65 miles southwest of Moscow; and Orel, 210 miles south of the capital. Inside Moscow, red workers pledged themselves to "flght to the last drop of blood." A Moscow announcement said thrw factory workers had been sentenced to death for "spread- Ing panic and looting." Others were imprisoned. Women. Children Aid Defense Preparations for a last-ditch defense were further illustrated by reports that Ueut.-Oen. Artcmiev, commander of Moscow garrisons, was using thousands of men, women and even chlldBn to throw a ring of fortifications around the capital, including anti-tank ditches and machine-gun nests. The new war-time capital, of the U. 8. 8. R. appeared to have settled nt KHihy«h*v. Volnfft river city of r ttX).(X)0. about 550 mUr* Mnitheaet of MOKCOT Military advices reaching Ivmdon i «aid strone Ruvian couT>ter-atUck« had slackened the German drive but that f.h' 1 Germans were moving r#in- forcement.i Jrom the ijrningrad area ?n boM?r Gen. Fedor von Bock's left wing MrifcirsR from the Kalinin serf or trt'xnrd Mw-cow. Milstan- observers in Ijondon spec- ulfttrd as to whether thr heaviest in- i a?!on pre^srjre mlcht not b* swi'<"h- ed temporariiy to the south as Berlin report,?, strewed progress of the mixM R.TL 5 . forces ficrhting toward t.he rlrh ind^istr:al rrcion of the Donets( basin. I/>nrion olv^rvers, however. Raid that the ma:n effort of t.he German army could not long be diverted from the attack on Moscow because, they contended, n winter staJemate there would have the effect of a de-4 feat. It was Indicated that the Germans were moving iclnforcements from the Leningrad region, particularly to the left wing which struck in the Kalinin area, on the tipper^ Volga 95 miles northwest Of Moscow." Mllitnry men In London ftstlmated Germany had 50 divisions (perhaps "50,000 men>. aixl equipment including •» 000 tanks, to flght on after ft brief breather on the central (Moscow) front. Bomb Sends Bothtub And Woman into Street DENVER— (AP>—Arundell Jamf Kennedy Esdalle. secretary of British museum, tells this Incident of a London air raid. '•By some curious circumstances a bomb dislodged a bathtub in a boarding house and feent it scooting downstairs and out into the atreet "Unharmed but, of course, badly' shaken was a young lady inside tho tub." 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