Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on November 3, 1941 · Page 5
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p r, November 8, 194T STERLING DAILY GAZETTE, STERLING, ILLINOIS Pasre Five Fa!'.* and Adjar»n* Trading Tcrri'ory CIRCVLATIOM Evfry Adv?r f :^T—I.*™? or Kmsll Tr.'o Th"* Rock Falls City and Community News Central Section Industrial, Business and Agricultural Interests of Whiteside County fcRKi» EVRRY WEEK PAT EVENING— ROCK FALLS NET PAID 2,863 ' Including carrier, mai'. thro?.•<••{{«.! and ?«Ie In surrounding vii- j IflRf.i south Of Rock R;vrr j Evrry Advertiser—Larec or SrnsI! ; Or*-* Into 8.5P~! K'jrri'"* j . Rock FmJH MIFle^f*iT«l«, Chsdwirk. O'elm, L*nft.rk. F*?*, n*"?r Gro?», Walnut, H<wp|»»!*, N*w B»<!f<mi, ManHre*. Torfc**wn, Ner»«B«Jy, rrn*>h«t«t*im, RH*, Lyndon. Gfttt Corn*. Em*r»«n, Rnitn* Gr«ve »n<i N*l»«B Letter from Eugene * Purdue Describes The Philippines k —— Stationed with the Casual Detachment At Nichols Field Pvt. Eugene Purd.;?. who is stationed In thf P.*-.;:;ppines. states •that he Is flnr and h&'.n-.R a grand time in the first iff.rr received by his parents; Mr. and Mrs A. A. Purdue of the Buell road, Rock rails. since he arrived there. The letter was mailed there on Oct. 3, and arrived here on Nov. 3, taking just one month. However. Btnce the time of mailing the letter, they have received a wireless mes- itage from him. also stating he was fine. He gave his address as Pvt R. E. Purdue, Nichols field, casual detachment. Rlzal, Manila. P. I. The letter had a six-centavos stamp, equal to a U. 8 three-cent stamp. Across the top. on one side, the stamp had "United States of America," and on the other, "Commonwealth of the Philippines." A U. 8. flag and mast separated the two Wordings. The picture was that of I the Malacanan palace. Eugene Is with the casual detachment, office of the detachment commander, at Nichols Held, according to the heading of his letter. He states 'ir hia letter that he Is having a nice time there, and that he did not get 1 seasick.at all on the way.over. He had a nice time on the boat, with fair meals, but writes that the meals •t camp are "swell." "The weather is not as bad and as hot here as I thought it would be," l he wrote. "It really does cool off at night here. The ground is soggy all the time, like it is back home during the spring thaw. It is just as nice out right now as it could possibly be, but you can't tell a thing—the next thing It might be raining. "I went to the show last night. It was the 'Adventure of Marco Polo.' It. was a swell show and it cost only 30 ce'titavoa. In other words, it cost only 10 cents. I think I will go again tonight." He stated that he was working in '•the orderly room as clerk, for the present. "I don't know how long I will be doing this work," he went on 'to slate, "but I don't mind it at all. It is better than drilling out under the iun with the rest of the fellows. We all have six weeks drill, whether w* have had any drill at all or not. "Airplane mechanics are a dime a dozen here, as I have been told. There doesn't seem much chance at the present time that I will be a i mechanic here, at least not for some ' time yet. I am going to put in lor •nlUted man's flying. If I get that, -X will be back In Texas before very long. I hardly expect to get to though, as there are quite a few of us that would like to." He wrote in his letter for his parents not to send any U. 8. stamps, •a they are "not worth the paper they are printed on here." In closing he said "Tell everybody hello for me, and tell them that I am well , and having a grand time." He used • 1M1 model typewriter to write his letter. Jlock foils Briefs Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Sharts went to i Aurora Sunday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wilson. John Kelly and daughter Maude of Joliet, Mrs. Alice Powers of Plainfield. 111.. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence DoMEherty and ,*on l.scVr'rn oj Dixon. and Mr. and Mr*. .T. F.. Hnr- the'.rVir as;rt rlvtf?h!»r Mar, of Co>!« were dinner KIIRM.I fi'.iDclsy of Mr and Mrs. Frnriri.«; Trimn of Rock Fails. Mr and Mi. 5 . .I.'ihn C»r:;bP, Mrs. Pft:i!;np ("arlet. arid Mr. and Mrs. D:<'k Grubr and son Jerry of Pontiac and Mr and Mrs. D^iRht Hoaei: and son Billv Bob of c;ene\a wrre Sunday dinner Ruest^ of Mr. and Mrs. Frrd PHRO! of 405 Sr\enth R-,etv.ie, Rock. Kali.v Mr and Mrs. Leslie Bra<ishaw of F.Imh'irs.r visited from Sunday unii today with their parents. Mr. a IK Mrs. S. Bradshaw of the Buell road Rork Falls. Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Haag «nd Albert H»RR of Pecria visited Sunday at the Charles S. Johnson home in Rock Fulls and at the A. J. Long home in Sterling. Mr. and Mrs. Lcland Baker anc 1 children Bonnie, Mary Joe anr Wendell of Fulton spent Sunday nt the G. C. Courtrlght home In Rock Falls. Recount Early School Days in Rock Falls Two Interested attendants at the dedication of the new high schoo' annex at Rock Falls township high school were probably the oldest living pupils of an early Rock Falls school. They were Frank Brlggs of Sterling, and Miss Lizzie Coe of Rock Fails. These two attended the old grade school, a two-story frame building that stood on the corner now occupied by the Thome blacksmith shop. They had a grand time attending the dedicatory ceremonies and in visiting reminisced over their school days 65 or more years ago The school house stood on a sand burr lot. For drinking water the pupils used to visit Pnelps mitten factory which stood on the block north on First avenue. Teachers of the old grade schoo; were Miss Marclna Howland and a Mrs. Neacham, Mr. Briggs remembers. Quite a prank the boys played on their teachers one Hallowe'en was to doctor the old volcan stove which heated the house. The lads gained entrance to the school room, took down the many lengths of stovepipe and stuffed hay into the joints They then put the pipe back and wired it as before. Next morning when the janitor built a fire the house was so filled with smoke school could not be held for several hours. Visit Thompson Home Dr. and Mrs. John V. Thompson of Indianapolis. Ind., attended the homecoming and dedication "of the new Union building at Champaign Saturday, then came to Rock f*ll to spend the week with his parents Mr. and Mrs. John B. Thompson The former Mr. Thompson was a member of the board of the Union when he attended the University of Illinois. Residence Changes Changes of residence reported In Rock Falls over the weekend are: Francis McBride from 501 West Fifth street to 603 West Fifth; George Gronis to 219 Avenue B; Walter Ashley to the Stager house at Fourteenth street and Avenue A; and Louis Keleher from Wl Fourth avenue to Sterling. Entertain at Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Warren Clifton of Rock Falls entertained lor dinner Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Owens of Dlxon, Mr. and Mrs. John Clifton, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Maynard. Winifred Clifton, Jackie Orothe and Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Clifton of Rock Falls. 6 PLOWMAN'S 1X1 W. THUD VBONI 411 8oU Htdal Flotr .-.6 fb. bag lie DflieiMt Golha -._.. fb. ki| I7e Savrar 9 ! Craektrs 2 tb. bai I4ia VaNav Cora Maal B tb. lag I7a FaatyPtis ,3eaas26t Whato ToMaloat .......3 Na. 2aaaa2la Si(ar 3 Ib. aalla bag I* Hia'Slar Malelas _l baias I7a Faaay Ofilar Draekart .2 fbt, lla tearttrf Oaakias .2 tbs. Tartar Baby Baal Slaak ^... ..„ .tb. 2Ba MrBhak'... ....... „.„».'» NaA Baaas .........J..2 Ibs. 26a Fmb Vaal Naaris ........ .....Ib. IBa Nil OaMals .......„„„.... — .tb. 2Ba ••aaaNaa Swaal Potato* . . . J B Ibs. 2Ba •abigaa (Man Hurts -.„. „ 2 tbs. IBa faatf BabMar Patalaas .15 tb. pk. 2Ba M« the wiljr dUtwnUwa |r<wery »t«re in »U«»«. Jfe.ure.ud eaM for ihtm with^ich November Meeting Of Methodist WSCS To Hove Fine Program Thp N'o'.PmbT I'.inrhfon of thr Woman's Society of Chi'.s'ian Sfrvicr is anno'.mcrd for one orlorlc Wptlnpsday «':r-rr."on m thr Rock Falls Method'.'t rir.irrh. Tlicme of the proRrnrn wiil he rpnterrd mound thr November holiday, and the remaining mr.e boxes that have not been turned in will be rccened. For the .«j>pc:al program feature Mrs. W. H. McCsndlfss ^iil Rive a paper on "Historic Churches and Shrines of Northern Illinois Mrs McCandle.vs has spent a great deal of time in research work and has included in her paper Rome most Interesting dat*. She has given the history on several occasions and it has been most enjoyed by her audiences. Other events In the church calendar for the week ure choir rehearsal and party Wednesday etening at the P. H. Chtpln farm, with curs leaving the church at 7 o'clock. Thursday evening the young people will hold their midweek .devotional and business meeting at 7 o'clock In the church and will go from there At 8 o'clock on a hayrack ride, the hayrack, being furnished by Lavernc Whaley. All the young folks Interested arc invited. Honor Cpl. Alexander And Fiancee Sunday Mr. «nd Mrs. Fred Alexander of Thlrtecnlh avenue. Rock Fall*, entertained at dinner Sunday honor- Ing their son, Cpl. Fred Alexander ol Camp Forrest. Tenn.. and his Ii- ancee, Miss Ann Cast a nes of Chicago. The other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Carlton Cropsey, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur McNlnch and son. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Alexander and children. Shirley Dorothy and Charlotte Alexander of Rock Falls and Joe Sykes of Walkerville. 111. Cpl. Alexander and his fiancee left Sunday for Chicago where the former will spend the remainder of his furlough. They will be Joined over next weekend by his parents and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur McNlnch' and son. Mrs. John Palmer Is Honored on Birthday A group of relative; and friends to the number of 25 gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Palmer Sunday afternoon to help celebrate Mrs. Palmer's birthday. Cards were enjoyed and Mr*. Herman Conrad of Rochelle gave an interesting talk on a recent trip to the west. Lunch was served before the group departed. * . . Returns from West Richard Harrington returned Saturday from California, where he went two weeks ago. He hitchhiked both ways, taking five days to go out and five on the return trip. He left for home when he received a card that his father was ill. He stated that It is difficult for one under 18 years of age to secure employment, but that there is plenty of work for those older. New Arrivals Born, a son, Thomas Arthur, to Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Halgren of Con- FUNNY BUSINESS "Go out and do if all over again, men—and this time don't forget the mustard -when you capture the hol-dofl standl" (tress Park Saturday. Nov. 1. at the Bcrwyn hospital, according to word received In Rock Falls. Mrs. Halgren was formerly MLss Phyllis Mott of Rock Falls. Born, a son to Mr. and Mr*. Edwin Nelson of Rock Falls Sunday at their home. Happy Hour Club at The Ray Scott Home. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Scott entertained the members and their families of the Happy Hour club in their home west of Rock Falls Friday evening. After a short business meeting, the time was spent playing progressive euchre, with high honors going to Mrs. Le.ster Hollis and Rny Scott, and conusolation to Mrs Marve Hollis and August Heurlin, At a late hour, a delicious lunch was served at quartet tables. Others present were: "Mrs. August Heurlin. Marve HolJLs. Lester Hollis, and Betty. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Butler. Mr«. Alice Eller and Bob, Mr. and Mrs. Ehler GeLse and Francis and Edward. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Plautz and family. Dorothy Hardy, Raymond Scott, and Hiram Scott. Hostess to Friends \ Miss Barbara Cheshler entertained 20 friends at a hobo party Saturday evening at her", home In Shore Acres. The home was decorated in Hallowe'en style, and the lunch was served in sacks, in keeping with the hobo idea. Various Hallowe'en games were enjoyed during the evening. DR. WM. J. MAURITS PhytlcUn A Surgeon MORRISON. ILLINOIS The Injection Treatment ti RECTAL DISEASES Offk* HMO* 1M Reo. ttZ PURE GRANULATED SUGAR 10 TEXAS SEEDLESS 54c Grapefruit 8te25c LEAN Pork Chops ft. 23c THESE riUCeS AU GOOD HON., TUES-, WED., NOV. 1-4-5 SOPEIMUKET 116 W. THIRD, STERLING ALSO BOCK FALLS Club Organized at MeWhorter School A Hallowe'en party was held at the McWhorter" school Friday evening, when a short program was given by the puplto of the school. Games were enjoyed. The dlstricj organized a community club, and officers were chosen as follows: W. E. Bennett, president; Mrs. Francis Clinton, vice president; and Mrs. George Lundquist, secretary. Lunch was served later in the evening. Mrs. Frank Hicks is teacher of the schooL Tour the Ozarks Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Wylie returned Sunday from a week's motor trip through the Oiarks and Arkansas. It rained most of the time they were there, but cleared up Friday noon. Mr. Wylle brought back some pecans raised in Arkansas that are two to three times as large at the ordinary pecans. Sent to Ft. Sill Donald Bhlpman of Rock Falls. who left with the selectees last Tuesday, Is now stationed with the Field Artillery Replacement Center, ft Sill. Okla. • Pfc. Ly!e Castle Will Leave United States Under Sealed Orders Pfc. L>> Castle, of the RO<-'K FBI is Township hiRh schoo! cinss of , 19*0. who ha.< been in the U. S armv sir corr>* for a year. Is now s graduate of the air corns lerliiiirnl ! training whoo!. He mas first Ma-, tioned at Scott field, n^ar St Louis., and »«.<; later traasleired to Oeor- | «ia • | While In Georgia, he gained n ! Krrat amount of experience *s R wireless operator on a bombing plane During the war maneuvers, i he worked at the ground station, a.s such operators on bombers were not ' used to a very great extent. After, maneuver*, he secured a six-day i pt.v on which to come home lor a ! short visit. I A telegram has t*en received by his mother, Mrs. Marie Ctfltle. that '' he will leave the United States un- j der sealed orders. He thinks he will | probably be nent to the Philippine. 1 ; j but knows nothing definite. He has, been sent to California, but expects to leave there In about a week. ftnri tnirk*. Pat^y Oirnisro; in- rliiMrlrv M»r!i;i Dillon: p'.ibhr rrln- uon*. ftnrt rci'icft! ion Mr* Frank Honor Visitors from East at Geiger Home vice*. Jarr<h Can'hn: am! regi*:ra- tion. Earl Poi Hallowe'en Party At Hugh Collett Home Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Collett gave a ' Hallowe'en party at their home in ! Rock Falls Friday evening honoring) their «>n. Pvt. Virgil Collett of Camp Forreat. Tenn.. who Is home on a 15 day furlough. The guest* came, masked and in gay costumes which added much to the enjoyment of the party. Decorations in the 'home were In keeping with Hallowe'en. Priaes were awarded to winners In the various games played and a lunch was served at a late hour. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Bert Collett and son and Mr. and Mrs. Harold McBride of Sterling, Mr. and Mrs. Orris Peterson, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Hester and daughter Gwendolyn. Mrs. Arthur Purdue and daughter Janet, Mr. and Mrs. Prank Elmendorf, jr., Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Dietz. Mr. and Mrs. Lantz Undstey and son Donald. Misses laverne Collett. Winona Bethard and L*Verne Dietz and William Montgomery of Rock Falls. Observe Birthdays Of Two Little Boys Mr. a IK) Mrs. Fieri .Ed*";.-: entertained F.ir.day evening a'. R rv.ith- day party ;n honor of 'he fourth birthday of their son Wayne, and also the third bnthda'- of Bobby Nelson at their home nt 700 .A\rnue A. Ro<k Fails A pn ni< supper was en;oved. and the time spent >wml!v -The Hnl- lowe'en color .vheme of orange and blark was curried out in the decorations. There was a rake and gifts for both the honored guest*. Those present were Mr. nnd Mrs. Wesley Miller and son Elmer, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rahn of Lanark; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Rlrk and daughter Emily Lou of Lyndon: Miss Betty Buntley of Mllledgeville; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Heilener and family of Emerson; Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Edeus of Sterling, and Mr. and Mrs. Al Lawson. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Edf us and son Jlmmie, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Edciw and Mrs. Howard Nelson and sons Billy and Bobby of Rock Fall*. Mr. and Mr*. T./v.ils Gr:e<-r °f Rock Falls rntTtained Ps"i:nsy evening In honor of M:> Anna Stromer and son WnltT of \Va.-h- ingfon, D. C. Gnnifv of pincxh!" .were plaved with pnr^s br-.nc; awairled to Will Otto and Mar:ha PlfllllZ. Out of town Rue-!.. ^r;r> Mr. nnrl Mrs. Unman f'onind ai:d Maithn Plant?, of Roclie'.le. Mr« Stromer nnd. .MIII are leaving Tuesday Jnr Ra- pahve, Nrb. Two Autos Crash on First Avenue Bridge Cars driven by J. L. Gaffcy of Uork Falls and Ray Monge of Sixth avenue. Sterling, crashed on the/ First avenue bridge Sunday evening' at 11 o'clock, according to a re*port to Rock Falls police. Both cars were slightly damaged. 'Hie parties agreed on a settlement of damages, according to the report. Ticket for Speeding Roy Zerrtz of Rock Falls was given a ticket by police Sunday on a charge of speeding on Dixon avenue. Committees Named For Civilian Defense. Lloyd Emmons. co-ordlnator of the Rock Palls Council for .Civilian Defense, announced the chairmen of the various committees today as follows: nr* fighting, John Bdeua; police services, M. B. McDonnell; medical service*. Franklin Rubright; public works, Bert Hart and O. M. Aarvig; communications, J. K. Acton; water, J. C. Moomau; gas, T. T. Larkln; railroads. 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