Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on October 29, 1941 · Page 7
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Wednesday, October 29, 1941 STERLING DAILY GAZETTE, STERLING, ILLINOIS Page Seven ""1 Trad; nit FAIT> T— I^rsf. «r Small Rock Falls Gity and Community News Central Section Industrial, Business and Agricultural Interests of Whiteside County DKMVEREn EVERT WEEK DAT EVENING— ROCK FALLS NUT FAIT* 2 0 e i H P r^rrirr, mail, thro-roffs ar.ri r -Vi n in surrounding vil- !scr-" <cm>h of Rock River Every AdvrrM'-er — Large or Smsll — -Gors Into 8,585 Home? Teacher in Chinese School Speaks at The Woman's Club Mrs. Maude B. Hunter Describes Life of Chinese Women ject "Wm-irn of rhtr.n" was (tie sub- interesting talk ?« thr Rock Falls Woman's National Tea Store ; Formal Opening on Friday and Saturday The National Tea store of Rock Fulls, which will hold It* -formal orvr.ip.z on Thursday. Friday and Kftfirrinv of this week. I* now housed ui i'.* n^w quarters in the old bank builrime. which has been completely modeled and redecorated. A new front ha* been installed. while the bank vault wa* removed rotn the interior to the Johnston Dumber company building, and other changes made. A new ceiling was and new fixture.*, includ- dairy case, two and . cluh member.* Tuesdav afternoon In the rnncr'-Katinnal church, by Mrs. Maurle R. Hunter. For a number of Jtenrs Mrs Hunter, formerly of tyor- rison. hns been R tracher In China. her w-htxM being located 16 miles Jrom Pekin and In a rural district. From thr description of her home the rltib members felt that Mrs. Hunter has as many conveniences there ns we enjoy here In America. She told of thr construction of the house, which is a brick structure, and of her vegetable garden, -where nil the seasonable vegetables are grown and also various kinds of berries. For their movies the family poes Into Pekln to s«€ the latent films, Mrs. Hunter was forced to return •with her children to the-JIm'ted States because of the war, and her husband joined them la.it summer. Her furloiiRh i* up one year from August and If conditions are such thnt they may return the family expects to do so. Mr. Hunter may even RO earlier to another part of China where he can continue teaching Upon the arrival of the family In China, Mrs. Hunter stated, a Chinese amah was assigned to them -and this Rlrl has become a member of their family.. Ten women In the compound also formed a mothers club to further friendliness and have kept In contact with each other through the years. Teaches Enf Ibh It was nece.ssary for Mrs. Hunter to learn the Chineise language before she could teach the English language which is her subject in the school. Her husband has charge of the agriculture department and they are rwtpoasible for having Instigated a sort of county fair In their part of the country, where the natives bring their handwork and vegetables Jto exhibit. Much interest ha* developed Tn these fairs. Several prominent Chinese women were mentioned by the speaker among them a Dr. Wu. who was leader of the Chinese delegation at the Madras conference in India. Al of the neoP'« who are leaders in the country arc graduate* of American schools. Mrs. Hunter stated which makes an added bond between the countries. However, now since the educational system has expanded in the country, some of the students educated in the schools there can go out among their people as teachers. During the war Mrs. Hunter says that the Chinese women are doing . their part as nurses and working with the Red Cross and other organizations. Three of the . best books wlileh. best tell the story o the Chinese women as mentioned by Mrs. Hunter were "The Thre« 81s- __ters" by Spencer, "Dawn Watch In China" by Joy Homer and "Keys of the Kingdom" by A. J. Cronln. Mrs. H. P. Daggett Introduced the •peaker. Por the musical part of the afternoon's program Mrs. Roscoe Eadei sang in lovely voh-e a Chinese number, "When Ha Come*." "We Go This Way but Once" and "Matilda." Her able accompanist was Mrs Russell Meldorf. Mr*. H. E. Sniffer introduced the soloist. Mrs. Peter F. Dk-vz, president, presided over the business which preceded the pro^rnm. The flag pledge was led by Mr*. Francis Grennan and Mrs. ' H. E. Sniffer. music chairman, directed the iiing- iog of tht JWhiteslde. county federation song. Report* we made by all department*. Mrs. Arthur H. Libby, garden department chairman, recognized Mrs. Maine * teff tngwrll for the flowers on the president's desk and Mrs, John flturtevant, literature chairman, announced a change in the meeting place next time, which will be with Mrs. John Lamb. Club chorus rehearsals have been started and next Monday the chorus rehearses at the home of Mrs. E. L. Longfellow. Contributions to the Needlework guild in Rock Falls were asked for by Mrs: Roy Jackson for the display will be held Nov. 14, 15 and 10. Mrs. Francis Grennan was, appointed chairman of the Mt. /Car* mtel project, hating been recommended by the board. An invitation was accepted from the Sterling Woman's club to attend iU meeting Nov. 6.. Next meeting Mrs. R. M. Robertson of Morrison will talk on "How to Attract Winter Birds." Basketball Season Will Open Nov. 28 At Rock Falls High First Game Will Be With Sterling in New Gymnasium Rock Full* hiRh will op*T. other new equipment. None of the equipment was moved from the old store, which was several doors to the ££\ h "7r.r'"on" No\east. ThU la being removed toChl-.J™ *^ f £°° ktN ,* cago today. Ernest Wllkins. manager, is very pleased with the new arrangement, which 18 for self-service or to be served. '1 p'av With F»!l» ending its football sea- 7, Instead of the usual Thanksgiving game, the Rockets will have much more of a chance t'o 'be prepared for the open- Ladies' Auxiliary Gives Program for Townsend Club Present Masked Mock Wedding with Many Humorous Scenes alwav(( nfts . strO ng team. Rock Falls should also be strong this year, with seven returning lettermen. Included are Leo Hunsberger, Lane, nnd Spanctr. forwards. Eugene George, center. Clarence Kyger. center or guard, and Barnhart and W. McMurry. guards. In addition, there are four minor lettermen that should see some service this year, R McMurry, Damken Card, and Geringer. Rock Falls will have much better heighth thi* year than last, for al these- boys have grown. Outside of Leo Hunsberger. the average heigth of the team will be near six feet which is a decided advantage to any coach. ComblnK this with boy,« who know how to handle the bal and are used to each other's gystenr of play. Coach George Quire should A masked mock wedding provided ! have a real team perhaps not a - Kreat deal of entertainment at the! feat as has been the lootbail squad meeting of the Rock Falls Townsend .but a quintet that should go place* club Tuedsay evening. It was put on ; In the conference. by the ladies' auxiliary, with only the ; Local basketball fans will be able ladies taking part. to see four home games this year Mrs. May • Card was the bride, and before the holidays, followed by six her little hasbtnd was Mrs. E. M. , more during January and Februray Moore. Mrs. Carrie Slsson was best, The final game of the season wtl . . man. and Mrs. Mary HemnUnger»I» be at R«k Falls when Ambo> took the part of the bridesmaid, j comes here. There will be a total o Fannie Baker was the crying moth- l« i»mes. with two and er of the bride, while Florence Ba- 1 three in a week. The complete sched ker took the part of the father, who^ule follows: Vnv M * carried the shotgun. Mrs. Glenn betweller. who was the marrying! parson, was attired In a lop hat and j all the regalia that goes with it. Others attending the wedding • were: Mrs. James Moore, Mrs. ; Maude Baker, Mrs. Mary Burns.. Mrs. Blanche Folsom. Mrs. Minnie Weaver and Mrs. Mason Hicks. Mrs. Jessie Geibel played the wedding march. The bride carried a carrot bouquet, tied with red rtbboo, while the ring was also made out of a carrot. The wording of the ceremony was also very amusing, in keeping with the spirit of the event. The club members sang the "Happy Birthday" song in honor of the gist birthday of James Halnes, who has been an active member of the local club since it was organised. There was a large crowd present. Prizes in the games which followed were won by the following: Pinochle, Mrs. ROM Bloat and Barry Wolfe, high, and Mrs. Earl Koak-and E. M. Moore, consolation; and bunco, Mrs, Mary Hemminger and Leslie Moore, high, and Celta Alexander and C. , Johnson, consolation. Nov. 28. Sterling here. Nov. 29, Prophetsiown here. D*c 12. Mt. Morris here. Dec. 16, Walnut here. Dec. 19, at Morrison. Jan. 9. Oregon here. Jan. 13, Community here. Jan. 16, at Polo. Jan. 17. Rochellc here. Jan. 23, open. Jan. 27. at Mt. Morris. Jan. 30, at Am boy. Feb. 6. Morrison here. Feb. 10, at Community. ' Feb. 13. at Oregon. Feb. 14, Polo here. Feb. IB. at Sterling. Feb. 20, at RocheUe. Feb. 34, Amboy here. Entertains Girls At Hallowe'en Party Jean Corrine Jennings of Rock Falls was hostess at a Hallowe'en costume party from 4 to 7 o'clock Tuesday evening in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mr*. Francis Jennings on Fourth avenue. Bingo and other games formed entertainment. The two grand prim in bingo were won by Janice Pctcnon and llarlene Geibel. Lunch was aerved by Mn. Jennings at f:M o'clock, the table being decorated in black and yellow. There were pretty candle* and Jean Conine'i favorite doll was dretaed up to represent a witch for the centerpiece. Other little gueaU were Carol Jean Moede. Marlene Moran, Audrey liel- Ml; Mary Qrc*n, eBtty 'Imytor and Helen «t«to. DELINQUENT TAXB0 Pay personal ta«t« at City Man. Rock Falls, g a. m. to 5 p. m., all this week. After that I p. m. to S p. m. Chas. 8, Johnson, deputy collector. -*dr. Yov Lazy UwrBfctf- OONmrATIOM witt Its lnaaaetiM. mraui tfullBMt. half aUv*f«*Ua«arteB rttult when »w bU» tann t Bow tntty rtwry tftjr into your iataatinss, •Msta OUv* IfcbMt am umitrhtl to s*lr up —T- •- Isr .50 WILL PAY FOR A complete car wash, cleaned and waxed, of any make, All work in guaranteed. Pkone us today and we will call for your car. CHUCK CASTLE SUPER SERVICE STATION 9rd St. & 3rd Ave. Plume 718 Methodist Groups Meet Tuesday Night A young people's missionary grou meeting was held in the Rock Falls Methodist parsonage Tuesday eve ning. Mrs. Earl Barnhart and Mrs James Uhlinger directed the program. Harriet Llndgren is serving ten.porary chairman. The King's Jleralds of the Meth odist church also-met-Tuesday.- evening in the home of Kutherine Bow ers with 12 members present. Mrs R. E. Lindgren and Mrs. E. J. Reisen er were in charge of the group an directed the missionary study, i Hallowe'en frolic followed. Return to Camp On Trial for Sedition at Minneapolis Three women defendants arrive at federal court house In Minneapolis. Minn. where they and twenty-five other alleged members of Socialist Workers party arc being tried on charges of plotting the overthrowing of federal government. Left to right: Rose Seller, Mrs. Dorothy Schulte and Dr. Grace Carlson. Little Girl Hurt When Struck by Car Of Sterling Lady Jennie Lee Thompson, six-year- old daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred Thompson of East Twelfth street. Rock Falls, received bruises Tuesday when .struck by an auto driven, by Mrs. Dclmah Grant of Sterling. The accident occurred on First avenue, in front of the Landwalr store, about 3:15 o'clock, as the little girl was returning home from school. According to the information given jxdice, two other little girls had just crossed the street in front ol her. She -came out from behind a truck, that was parked there, and ran in front of the auto. She was knocked down, and slid short distance. She received numerous bruises, but as far as could be determined by a local physician last evening, xhe did not suffer any broken bones. Mrs. Grant stated that he did not see the little girl until she ran directly hi front of the auto. Fortunately, she was not driving fast. Helen Williamson Weds Leonard Seimes Mr. and Mrs. Karl Williamson of Rock Falls announce the marriage of their daughter, Helen, to Leonard Sdmefi of Rock Falls, which took place Friday at Kahokn. Mo. The. ceremony was performed In the parsonage of the Christian church and the couple was attended by the bride's sister, Mrs. Ray Pelrson of Sparland. 111. The couple will reside In Rock Falls. Mr. Selme.s is employed at the Gcycr Mfg. Co. Nellie Bushman Is Hostess to Her Class Miss Nellie Bushman of -*Rock Falls entertained with a Hallowe'en party Tuesday evening in her home for the Rain or Shine class of the Rock Falls Christian church. The members of the class came in costume and had a Jolly time playing bunco and Chinese checkers. First prize in bunco went to Geneva Cheshier and consolation prize to __. Hallowe'en colors were used in the lunch served by the hostess. Others present were Bertha Castle, Winona and Estelene Butts and Cecelia Castle. Pfundstein, who have been: home on a 15-days furlough, left Tuesday {night for Camp Forrest, Tenn,, Kenneth Kimball and Kenneth' where they are stationed. For Your Winter Needs Much Interest Is Shown in Scouting One of the most successful Boy Scout activities held in Rock Falls was the affair in the Methodist church Tuesday evening when the Merrill troop scouts had their parents for guests. Fourteen boys. 30 parents and ..friends and the troop committee were present to witness the demonstration of scout work put on by the troop. R. E. Llndgren, chairman of the troop committee, talked on scout idesls and plans for developing the Merrill troop. He asked for the cooperation o/ parents. The demonstration was followed by a Hallowe'en party with the usual games and contests. Later all were invited to partake of a fine lunch, the tables being in the Hallowe'en motif. Members of the troop are planning to collect papers and magazines, the proceeds from which will be used locally to promote scouting. Hallowe'en Jokesters Hallowe'en pranlcsters of Rock) Falls .should beware, for M. B. Mc- Donnell, city marshal, states that an example is going to be made of anyone caught doing damage. Already, a number of Jokestcrs have been out, and reports have been received by the police of grape arbors damaged, and ash cans and tin cans spread over lawns of residents. Every group caught parading the streets and alleys are to be properly taken care of, Mr. McDonnell states. An extra force of officers. Including plain-clothes officers, are being put on duty to catch those who go to the extremes. Governor Attends Rites For Mrs. F. Thompson SPRINGFIELD. ILL. — (AP) — Headed by Gov. Dwight H. Green msny high-ranking state officials went to Mt. Vernon yesterday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Frank G Thompson, wife of the state director of registration and education, who died yest«rdsy after • long Illness. In addition to Governor Green, officials attending the services includ ed Lieut. Governor Hugh W. Crocs and directors Walter A. Rosen field of the department of public works and buildings; George B. McKibbin finance; R. R. Cross, health; Livingston S. Osborne. conservation; Fran cis B. Murphy, labor. Paul Jones. Insurance, and Howard Leonard, agriculture. lilinoisans to Get 1942 Auto Plates Withou^Di(fi(ulty Steel Acquired Early;/Application Blanksyfo Be Ready Next We e q-r.fi- v. From, f>n Pt. Louis ' :: i.'f r? of the fMeral -urv •'•.',! piv $? <T> for the re* *r r>f fh° n. lr a! vr,ir rnding >;:•' '^ Thru on .Inly 1. 8. rus mmp co-;me Vi will b» Deplores Dissatisfaction Aipong Reserve Officers UJ S. Medical Service SPRINGFIELD. ILL -V 'AT Illinois automobile owner} how in some other have encountered difficultiX over stee) niipply. are going to cet their 1942 state, license plates on « -lirdule. OfTicinLs in the offi'-e of Secretary of State Edward J. Munlies prepnr-> ed today for the wholesale diMnbu-j tlon of application blanks throueh- out the slat* next work, and announced the new license pistes would go on sale shortly after Dec. 1. The 1842 plate* will have orange numeral* on a black background, a reversal of the 1841 color combination of black numerals in an orange field. The plates now nre in production at the Hemp <t Co. factory in Macomb. So far this year over 1.800.000 sets of plates have been issued, a new record, and indications are the 1942 demand will be even greater. Contract* Placed Early Because the legislature this year voted a special $600.000 appropriation for a two-year supply of plates, Illinois placed early cotnracts for both 1942 and 1943 and hasn't had to resort to the use of steel substitutes In license manufacture. Some states, where contractors have encountered difficulties ui obtaining steel due to national defcasc demands, have adopted plastics as substitute while others have reduced licenses below normal size. In still other states, only one license piste will be issued for each vehicle next year instead of the usual two. Officials in Secretary Hughes' office said no decision had yet been reached a* to whether Illinois motorists would be asked to surrender their 1941 plates at the time they receive new ones. This proposal recently was made unofficially by defense authorities in Washington. Collection of the new federal automobile use tax. of $5 a year per ve hide, will be separate from the issuance of state licenses. The feder-> al tax is effective next Feb. 1, and internal revenue officials here snld the tax stamps would be available in January at the revenue collection offices in Chicago. 81 ISVII.LE. KV. — f API — Th« -tit of the Association of Mill" nrcrnn^ of the United States H! todr.y many young medical rive officers called into active service were shirking their duty In thr national defense program. "These younp men must realize that they nre required for military tiaininc to tnke part in the defense nf their country—not to RO to school for thrir personal benefit," Colonel Hnrold C. Corbuslcr of PlainfleM, N. J.. said at the opening of the association's annual convention. Already more than 11,000 medical officers and more than twice that many nurses and other assistants are working in the armed forces and doing everything from treating bunions to operating on the brnln, Colonel Corbuslcr snld. "nnd many of them nre sacrificing a great deal In income nnd the comfort of their fami- llcr,." "But. he continued, "in many Instances, newly commissioned medical officers have sct-t in their reslg- nntlons because they seemed to think thnt they were not receiving proper experience, thnt is, for early work which would be of valu» -to them in private practice later. "This attitude has no place in the mind;, of patriotic citizens." Wipe your stove with a rag #»ked with vinegar before polishing. This removes all grease. Beware Coughs ffrOM MMMi «Wt That Hang On Creorhulsion relieves promptly ba- cause it goes right to the seat of tte trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid Data* to soothe and heal raw, tender. Inflamed bronchial muco.ua mtn- branes. Tell your druggist to sell yea a bottle of Creomulslon with th* understanding you must like the way n quickly allays the cough or you aj* to have your money back. WEEK END SPECIAL In Chicago Hospital Mrs. Fred Casner of Rock Palls was removed from the Sterling pub-1 lie hospital to St. Luke's hospital In Chicago Tuesday evening In the Mel- j vin ambulance, for observation and, treatment. Her father accompanied, Mrs. Casner and Mr. Casner went : to Chicago today. ONE LOT OF SPORT DRESSES INSURANCE to AB Its Braarlisa -*CUTT BOHM- Value to $7.95 New Y4MK* Sizes 11 to 17, 12 to 20. New 1 Housecoats 11 W. THIRD STREET Pa|asBM NY MSN FN VMM W«TM NEEDS Vow fatally '•***» tl*!*««, ab*M, aai otkicr Wi»icr Mceo» tiiic*. Tktertfs c«*l t* bvy. Why w«rry akoui a 1*4 of an- pstM Mils arosmsl t»wn, whm r»M cast k«rr*w Ust needed mt*aty aad pay cash. T»«s y«i caa arraagc a«yss«Bts to suit yow UK-OBM aad forgvt 4a«srt *»« Milt fros* acvcral WMtre**. CaU at »w »atk« t**s,T aad aat aw PEB8ONAI, LOAM §CBVICE. No osbw —JT--J- U •mt klMwiedge has «i**» a writteB gmsrantcc of fair tnratawat U Ito cvfiimtn. Bofrowing here to pleuaut—you viU cwjoy sVaMitg with m thro«gk UM Itfe of *SM loaa. Northern Illinois Finance Corp. LOAN DIVISION—sL L. BAN Hit b. »|(nr. Ml nritt Avc. (Bkaford BMg.) l*ww !«* oi tilt pkaMMt tBiBf. of lift or . can* »v HI fhM V* COCA-COLA BOTTUaU COMTANY OT STKBUNO ANBM • ..,'/ . Y»h»i>i; tfllft Hf Qttvt ^ ill

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