Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 27, 1941 · Page 2
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Sterling, Illinois
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Monday, October 27, 1941
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F«y« Twtf STERLING DAILY GAZETTE. STERLING. U.LINOT9 Rain Prevents Air Program Sunday at Sterling Airport 38 Pilots, However, Come to Be Breakfast Guests of E. P. Jacoby •Rum wn.'hfd o-i* n ?.~;,<-d-i>.-l rroram Sunday •RMr!-. w;\r\ •,?\r> bpf>n thr biKRr.-t event of 115 k'.r.d ever h^id fit thr 8'rri:r;> nirnorf. A bfautKul day Ssturdav mad" 't powable to mrrv < thr fir.-t dnvs proeram for the plPa.v.irf of a fair Fiz*-d crowd. 'Despite trip ram. lo-v criline and limited visib;;:tv w pilots from nriEhborirtK vllie*. siiovM bv battling th p r>mr;it.<; the hish respect in which Manacer E P. J«- robv of the local airport i* held bv them. With perfect weather it Is coiveroitivelr estimated that upwards of 100 p!nnf* would hav attended the breakfast. Late Sunday afternoon after It quit raining the Sinclair flight trainer w«s put in operation and a large number took their Initial flight test*. The two-day program opened Saturday afternoon with a defeiwe day parade startine at the Rock Falls city hail building and pawing through the business district/; of the twin cities. Given motorcycle police escort the parade, led by a group of local horsemen and horsewomen. compared favorably with parades of the past. There was an army recruiting unit, the Rock Falls high echoo! and Sterling Union school bands, decorated floata and cans, boy and girl clown*, women pilot* of Sterling municipal airport. the oldest and youngest local pilots and mflrchm. There was much applause as the parade moved • through the streets. Many Take night Test* Saturday afternoon at the atr- port the flight trainer kept the crowd thrilled as various local persons, young and old, men and women, boys and girls, tried to master th« controls. In the evening the .army recruiting unit showed motion pictures of army and air corps training. "• Everything was set for the Sunday program, but the weatherman. who all too frequently steps In to upaet plane of men for outdoor pleasure, tot on the job. The sky became overcast early and then it becan to rain but with the rain came planes .from Lombard, Aurora. St. Charlec, Waterman. Beloit. Chicago. La Salle. East Moline. Dlx- on. Clinton. Erie. Preeport. La Motile, Polo and Walnut. The 38 planes averaged three persons or over 100 flltht visitors. They were served a hot breakfast in Dr. E. MMtft_sMdou«_J>rivate_ hangar. Otto Oberg of Dizon was awarded the priJK for the oldest pilot, giving hia age at 53 years, 10 months. Paul Webater of Pol* made the best spot landing and Earl Hahn of St. Chariot made the aecond beet land- taf. 8. F. Petaaer of Lombard received the prtOT for traveling tha froatost distance. Kenny Olson. Kcnosha, Wls.. one-armed atunt pilot, who flew In from Beloit, Mrs. W. E. Thatcher and Ruth Bentley, women pilots, both from Aurora, received special prises. Harold Johnson received a prize for the heaviest plane. The prizes were nodat- ed by local merchants and were graciously received and much appreciated by the fortunate pilots. The Sterling fire department stood by during the arrival and departure of. tht visitors as a precautionary measure. If the pro- tram proved nothing else, it proved the stability of planes under ad- vene weather condition!, and that pilots will eons to Sterling if invited. - I rrrvxd nirelv on the frmrxis. It •was «iiTprMiiTiR h<yw rnnny tumert nut Sunday afternoon fo!!fm-lnt the ra;n_ Th*> members nf the Strrlirtf sir port board arsd management appreciate the effort* of fftrh snd ?very who helped ma If the event at i«\i*f »i psrtinl surrr.v de-pif th* weather conditions. Viv.'lfifi: piiot.* r-, r\f John F trr.-r.n and William Jennys, Frrr- port; Otto Ofo»TR. Paul Vpehster. ne:nhrir' Sn^il. Forres* Kakman. John Oitrr.ans, Karl A"helford ar.d Ra'. mor.d Yo UTE of tnr DiX";i sir- port. FrM Hji^boit anr! R 1. M'- C:;.;.'-:•.. Clinton; O Mn/ruv. n< ii. I.* P-!!>. Marinn H.V;. I* MoiKe; Alfred R:irr.b;nc. Cnsrlr"; Stamp nr.d L™ L. TVn'urt-k j: . Kast Mo- iin'-; Mf::* 1 f"'| Wii.'f. K.-.^fi'." Edi- .vin. Rnlivi L'mieison nun. K fi n Oi- sr>n. Bf!r>i'; Ftii.v-li Hop P. Ci'.irnco; W. K B'.nkev. Mr;\in Ka.-t'-n-. Don Laneiord. W«!irit; Flo-, d Adam.'. Eric. L, DtPdnrli. Wiilsid 'I'a'.'lor. A!d!"d Stott and F O. Guldni, \V«ternian: \V A P\ir. J. I.' West-. J R. 6to'id!. C H. Bin kmenam. Rut;; nen:>-. E?.;! W. Hahn, W. K. Thn'^Jirr. Aurora: S F. Fetrer. Lombard, and Bob G:bney, Monday, October 27, Stroke Suffered Saturday Fatal to George W, Mathew Had Been Invalid 10 Years from Injuries Of Aufo Accident Thermometer Is 15 Above in Manitoba Rlch»rd EberJer. who 1* * b*r of the Royal Canadian Air Force. 5?«t}onfd *»-t Brmndon. Manitoba, j telephoned his father, Fred Kberley, fvirtiny He states that he is en- jnyme him«»lf. is feeling well, and that th" mern.iry was hovering "round 15 above TTO wr\irh woxild hr cold encrjeh for Sterling at anv time. \V Mnthrw. 1. Donee at Deer Grove Hall Friday Eve for Private Ronald Renner Pvt. Ronald Itenner. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Renner of Harmon who *as home last week on » fur- louRh from Camp Bragg. North Carolina, was honored at a dance at the Deer Grove hall, which was enjoyed by a Inrste number ol relatives and friends .Friday evening. Lunch WBR served by Mlw Muriel Renner, Mrs. William 8milh, slaters of the honored guest; Mrs. John Renner. his mother; and Mrs. Joseph Henrlcken. Music for the dance was furnlflned>by Mrs. Frank. Egsn of De*r Grove. Dale Exner ol Rock Falls, Charles Clemmings of Dbcon and Charles Snyder of Oregon. Pvt. Renner, who has completed his preliminary training at Camp Bragg, left Saturday for that place to receive assignment to -'another center where he will complete his instruction. Slants Mi CeaUats Caltoi Off The gas model airplane contest scheduled for Sunday afternoon was postponed until 2 p. m. next Sunday. This will permit youngsters another week in which to improve their planes which will be judged on workmanship and design. Unfavorable weather conditions prevented the performance of stunt fliers but it did not keep many from taking flight* in the bit tri-motored and smaller planes at the airport. Daylight fireworks were displayed both days.* Highway poUea did a fine job of directing and handling traffic on the highway both days and members of Company B handled the Lieut Lynn R. Timmons Graduated from Medical Administrative Corps Second Lieutenant Lynn R. Timmons. son of Mr. and Mrs. C. N Timmons. who is a member of the medical administrative corps at Carlisle. Pa., was among 255 officer and 99 non-commissioned officers of the medical department of the United States army who were graduated from the Medical Field Service school last Saturday morning. Moct of the officers will be ordered from Carlisle to one of the medical -replacement- centers where enlisted men of the medical department receive their training. Two such camps are Camp Lee, Virginia, and camp Grant, Illinois. Rontoul Soldier Is Guest of Relatives Mr. and Mrs. Floyd A. Platt of the Gait road motored to Rantoul Saturday, bringing back with them Mr. Plttt's nephew. John M. Platt, who is in the United States air corps at Chanute field. Mr. Platt is a resl dent of Hazel. Ky., and this was his first trip north. He enlisted in the air corps six months ago, being first stationed at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and later being sent to Rantoul. He was the guest of honor Sunday at a dinner at the Platt home, those present being Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hussong and son DeWayne, of Erie and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hill of Sterling. Mr. and Mrs. Platt returned to Rantoul with their guest Sunday evening r DEFENSE *l PMtoct thaw «y*« acaia»t hy waailnc tit* propar lUv* your . «y*s ftamtnart and correctlv* Guests for Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rush of Tampko and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Johnson of RocUord n«re Sunday dinner guests ol Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Johnson. n»av Monday at 4 a m followir.g a s'r ri kr hf Mif'rrrri at his home, i ! T.fC F'.r-t R'. r:.\\r. Sn'nrtiav. HP had hern a housebound imalid for the j last 10 years as the result of having : hrrp, »tr.: f k down and sadly crippled "by Hn nu- nrrohilc while on his way ! to rhurrh in Sterling. The body was removed to the Trout h funeral home, where friends may call. A prayer service for the> will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 2 p. m. and the funeral will take place from the Presbyterian church at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday. Rev. Chester M. Irwln. pastor, officiating. The committal will be In the family lot In Riverside cemetery. Mr. Mathew was bom. February 7. 1870. a son of Mr. and Mrs. David Mathew. on the farmstead, north of Round Grove, and where he lived until 1927. On retiring from active work he and his family came to Sterling £id made their home at 802 First avenue. It was on October 12, 1898. that Mr. Mathew married Miss Elsie Dowd of Gcnesee township. Three children born to their union and who survive are Russell G. Mathew who lives on the old Mcthew farmstead. north of Round Grove; LeRoy and Miss Doris Mathew who are at home and who cared for their father. Mrs. Mathew passed away in 1935. Surviving brothers and sisters are Robert Mathew and iss Janet Mathew of Round Grove, Mrs. Mary Sherman. Simon Mathew and Ezra Mathew of Sterling, Samuel Mathew and David Mathew of Morrison, the latter being his twin brother. Brothers who preceded him in death were William and James Mathew and the Misses Anna and Catherine Mathew of Round Grove. Many nephews, nieces and cousins survive him. During the active years of his life Mr. Mathew was a progressive fanner in Mt. Pleasant township and was a widely known stockraiser. He was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian church and up to the time of his injuries was an elder in the Sterling church. Mr. Mathew was widely known and wa* popular, being of a kind and interested die- position and was a valuable -citizen, neighbor and friend J3uringJhe-dec-i ade of his intense suffering from his accident injuries he was noted for his patience and his cheerfulneas to all with whom he came in contact. The condolences of a host of friends of the family go to them in this bereavement. -' Birthdays of Two Honored at Dinner Mr. and Mr*. O. M. Warner of West Twelfth street entertained at dinner Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Let Franks and Mr, and Mrs. Charlea Franks of Hillsdale, Mr. and Mra. Roy Fisk and daughter, Mr*. Darrell Peterson of PropheUtown, and M. M. Warner of this city. The dinner was an annual affair, honoring the.birthdays of Let Frank* and the hostess. -fUBXTT BONML- Park Board Buys Hoover Property For Sinnissippi Will Afford New Park Outlet and o Sanctuary for Birds The Sterling pmrk board Saturday purchased the Hoover property on the Woodlawn road, the purchase price beinf (3.820. The property consist* of a strip of land approximately 800 feet In width running from the Woodlawn road south and joining the Sin- nissippi park. This will give an outlet, from the park to the Woodlawn road and furnish a continuation of the beautiful drive through the park. There are 16 acres In the track, mostly virgin forest, covered with a thick growth of underbrush and brambles and inhabited by hundreds of birds of all kinds, including quail and pheasants. It la the intention of the park board to make this a bird sanctuary, the undergrowth to be left as it is at the present Ume. The property will be posted and the full penalty of the law will be Invoked upon anyone using it for hunting purposes. Eventually an ornamental entrance will be constructed, but this will be at some future date. There is also a possibility that the house now located on the property^ will be moved closer to the river and made into a tool house and work room for the park crew. However, theae things too, are in the distant future. Entertain Guests On Their Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. William Albers of Second avenue entertained relatives over the weekend In observance of their wedding anniversary. The guests were: Mrs. Alber's father. _Autust__Schieldt. her sister. __ Olaf Haried. arid her brother. Prank Schieldt, all of Edgerton. Wia.. and Mr. Alber's 'brother, John Alben. who was home from Camp Grant John Alben ha* recently been promoted to a corporal. COLISEUM STERLING Colc-Guthrie Players Tuesday, Oct 28th Ite * lie, pta Excitement from Riotous Football Boys Causes Death Conductor of Street; Car, Former Sterling Man, Dies Suddenly Jowph Hlrrsiefen. R5, of 5470 Woodldwn avenue. Chicsco. former- lv of Sterling. *T»S fo\md desd Sst- iirdny sfternoon on the buck pint- form of R street car on which he ua.« * conductor. The police believe !>• suffered B heurt attack superin- duced bv excitement. He wmi born and reared in thU city. Ma« will be «unfr Tuesday mm'ninR in St. Josrph Apostle church «nd the body, will then be brought to this city for burial In Sacred Heart cemetery. Hlrzsiefen wa* working on a special Indiana avenue street car carrying Du Sable high school pupils. all colored, from a football game with Phillips high .school at Soldiers' field. Du Sable had won the game and the youths on the car were noisy and Conductor Hlnsle- fen had considerable trouble In handling them. It Is believed the excitement caused him to suffer the heart attack. Fred Dlmallne, 50. Chicago, a conductor on the car just ahead o the one Hirrefen wa* In charg*o was shot In the right thumb when he resisted the effort* of a dozen colored youths who tried to take his money changer. Joseph John Hirrslefrn was borr In Sterling May 28. 188S. He wa educated In the local schools am moved west with his parents at the age of 20. He Is survived, bj? his wife Agnes Keefe HirzMcfen^ a brother Victor Hlrzslefen of De Witt. la and two sisters, Mlsx Minnie Hinale fen and Mrs. Margaret White o Salom, Oregon, and two slMers-ln law. Miss Bertha Keefe and Mrs Frank Mlchels of this city. Awarded Judgment of $46 Damages as Result Of an Auto Accident A jury rn<L* !n the Sterling court, th* first \ifd in five years. rPMiifd !n a verdict for th* plaintiff. O! fl n Shaw, who w«s awarded a S46 jndenT'nf against Edward Former. Saturday afterrnxm. T!i» Jury o? six d^lihfrafed an hour before bringing in ihnr verdict. Shaw sued Ford^r for $159.80 which he claimed for lo^s of time from his work find doctor bills incurred foliowing an accident between two motor vehicles at the intersection of Third street and Broadway July 15. 1940. Good Cheer Circle Sponsors a Party The Good Cheer circle of King's Daughters sponsored a Hallowe'en party Saturday evening at Camp Merrill Benson, west of Como. Two teams were chosen and a treasure hunt enjoyed, the orange ride winning over the orange and black. A box of candy wa* the trophy. A Hallowe'en lunch consisting o: pumpkin pie. doughnuts, apples and coffee was served. The lodge- was prettily decorated with pumpkins Jack-o-lanterns. etc. 18 TOUBS WRCIT TOU GO TO CBY1TAL. Pennanents ^•^w^sw^lF _ ^W^'oV^V H^r^^^P . ^IrOl^^^V SHAMPOO mm if P1NGIB WAV! ...... / «7V PHONE 240 Crystal Beauty Shop SU rtnl Ave, - STKBUNG Closed Tuesday 28th rlEMIHW FOR A SALE! SALESMEN WARTEB-—SHOE EXPERIENCE AD i Dtor. . Bell Co, COMFLCTI MOMI-AUTO a*fVf.W SERVICE trritatieo. (J) ntitvu THE PLEASURE ANNIUNOE1ENT I wish to asmosMti to tho pshlk that I havo my boaatjr shop at MC Wo*t 4th fttvMt, Sterling, whom I will be gla4 to verve all my friaat* ao4 patrosw— wtth th* swwtat o^vJaoMWt FOB TIIC ONE WHO CAKES Plton* 2141 For Appointment •ABEL? KMTY SNTPE Ml WEST «TB HTBirr-*rCftLJNG. At GmbriAf^ Jewelry EVEBY TOESDAY Hart THE WEARING Every year thousands of dollars worth of furs are lost, stolen, damaged, or destroyed by fire. Why not use and enjoy your furs with the assurance that if anything happens to them, anywhere, you will be promptly reimbursed for the loss or damage? The cost of such protection is as low as $5.00 per year, depending on the value of the furs insured. CLAYTON R. SCHUNEMAN AGENCY 219 Locust Sterling, HL PfeoneWl Russell Arthur to Open Restaurant in Manfield Building Russell Arthur hss rented the Manfteld business, corner of aecond avenue and Third street, and will open a restaurant therein. The work of remodeling started this morning and will probably take several weeks or more. The entire Interior will be remodeled, repainted and new flooring law. New furniture will be installed throughout, making the place one of the 'finest modern and up- to-date restaurants In this section. Mr. Arthur Is not ready as yet to announce the date of opening. It will probably be around the middle of December, however, before he will be ready. One of the outstanding restaurant men In this vicinity, Mr. Arthur last operated a restaurant in his build- Ing on East Third, now occupied by the Walgreen drug store, five years ago. READ THE CLASSIFIED ADR. Sweet! Swing! Jive! TOP MMDS •f the Nattea Monday through Saturday (for Coca Cola) Starts Monday, Nov. 3 9:15 P. M. WHIP aid MBTBAL 1270 on your dial STATE Rose of Kewanee Is Winner of Husking Coolest in Henry Wii) Rot* of Kewanf. topped ft field of 13 contestants in The Henry county corn husking tut at the Edward Spr»»cht farm, wr«t of Hoop- poie. Saturday. Rose turned in a score of +0.8 bushel* aftrr deductions. Ed Roman of Atkinson was second with 38.21 bushels and I.eo Rice of Alpha was third with 3804 bushels. The day was Ideal for the 400 spectators, but. for the pickers it was not so pleasant as the recent rains had made the shanks tough and hard to Jerk from the stalks. The temperature was 60 degrees. ROM Nord of Kewanee. who stood fourth at the end of the contest with a score of 36 42 bushel?, led the field at the start of the contest Other contestants finished in the following order: Leo Rose, Oalva 35.7; John Oalle, Cambridge. 35.51; Dale Llndgren. Orion. 35.23; Jay Rice. 34.27; John Stiffen. Ophi«>m 33.8; Maynard Llndbom. Galva, 32.4; Ben Slaver, Cambridge. 32.1: Kenneth Llndbom. Oalva. 31.65; Reuben Klundt, Ophlem. 3104. Home from Convention Mis« Martina Thode. superintendent of the Sterling public hospital; Superintendent of Nurses Miss Koupal; Miss Ruth Kirk, county nurse; and Mrs. Cecil Swift are home from Chamn«ign. where they have been attending the annual convention of the Illinois Nurses' association. NEW CONVENIENT LOCATION 11 E. THIRD ST. rilONE 509 Tovll Ilko •mr new place oar excellent service—«a4 ow bntfget price*. Beg. 95 Dmart Oil Permanent, this or two for S3. Reg. UJ« Doart Oil Permanent, this week or two for $4.60 Bfaehtneleaa Permanent* —12 «ff •w "Vapor and "PadoP high C!AM waves. M PBEMANENTSFORENOONS ONLY IX.M 2—OPERATORS—2 rkeaa Permanent* are guaranteed and (•eJade expert haircut. ••amaoo and finger wave. Try ovr first claa* Shampoo and HELEN Shop BcMty Shop TMUR. I FBI. ADULTS ONLY BATTLE OF TNE SEE! Mil I'LL SELL MY LIFE 1 -ALSO"THE HUMAN —MOWTER 1 Can You Take It? ENDS TUESDAY BOB HOPE MUlEfTE 60DDARD WED. ONLY! DENNIS MORGAN "KISSES FOR BREAKFAST" —ALSO— LLOYD NOLAN in "DRESSED TO KILL" WED. MAT. 20e THE HEW ENDS WED. JOHN GARFIELD IDA LUP1NO in "OUT OF THE FOG 1 The STARS of "Sell Wolf" in another War-| ner Bros, thriller! ENDS TUBS. H hi WAI" Don't Miss This Exciting Drama! —ALSO- HUGE HERBERT in "HELLO TMTTER Fotcinoting fettling CIRCUS Enchanting •f VYSTE1Y i«wiM«rin§ CUfferd P.Kirfcpctrick ALSO SOUND SLIDE FILM Cows II WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29, THE COLISEUM - STERLING, ILL. SHOW STA»TS~ATT:10 F7 M7 STORE Sterling, InvitM You to Affront Tills Show

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