The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 28, 1942 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 28, 1942
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DM MotoM. Atona, tora. July 28,1M2 FORMER UNION MEN SUBMIT TO MAJOR OPERATION Union: Old neighbors here will remember Sam Steirtner, who, lived on his dairy farm near the river on the east edge of Union until he moved to Minnesota several years ago. Last week Thursday he underwent a major operation at a Mankato hospital. Ben Sloter ( a former Union man, was the subject of an appendee* tomy last week. While here he worked for Chester Bailey. He and his family moved this spring to a amall town near Iowa Falls. SCHENCK BOYS ENTERTAIN 4-H BOYS MONDAY NIGHT The four Schenck boys were fiesta to the boys' 4-4H club at the home of •their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Schenck last Monday evening. Paul Schenck gave a talk on "Plow- Ing." Raymond Schenck spoke on "Why 'He Chose the Club Project He Did.!', Bob Meyer explained how to make a calf blanket. Games and lunch.followed. County Agent -Meade and Official Club Leader Bode and wife were present. MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS MEET WITH ELIZABETH KOHL The first meeting of the Mothers and Daughters club fo rthc year 1942-43 will be held at the home of Elizabeth Kohl with Vteda Me Arthur assisting on September 10th. The program consists of paper, Early History of Women by Mary Lichter and an article, Ladies of the Law by Cora Bacon. The annual picnic was held at the fairgrounds Sunday. BONOttBEAT SHOWER Mr*. »*ete" W»Ie, nee Fraftces Sorensen Was guest o* honor at ft miscellaneous shower at the Keith Strayef hdftie east of Algorta Sun* day night, dUeStH were telephone employees and store clerks from Algona. A mock Wedding was held With the groom in uniform. Military ideas were dafried out in the decorations and lurtch. s (Floyd Gardner cut oats for Chester Bailey last Thursday, preparing for combining. Don BoeVers combined oats last week. A Mr. Dreyer from the Lotts Creek vicinity baled the straw. Duane Reynolds, son of Mrs. Lyle Reynolds, of Algona, has been working on the farm this summer for John Olsch. He Is a town boy not afra'id to learn farm work. Mrs. A. W. LIndsey, Port Dodge, spent the past week With her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bode, while her husband spent the week 3n fehicago on a business mis* sion. The condition of little Rachael McArthur, age 2, who is at the Kossuth hospital still remains hopeful. Her friends and friends of the family are looking for a favorable outcome. Leonard-Cruikshank has improved so as to enjoy the outdoor air and sun. He has been having a siege with heart trouble and was confined to his bed for a consider-] able length of time. A group of friends gathered Saturday evening, July 25th, at the Rudolph Will home and helped Mr. Will celebrate his birthday anniversary. A social evening followed. Lunch was enjoyed which was brought toy the guests. TIE FINEST THINGS IN LIFE Hen to I(M moil in Slow* CHy. 1 ' You or*. w«ltom«. HOTEL MARTIN WESLEY GIRLS TO ORGANIZE TEAM FOR KfTTENBALL (VVesley: A girls' klttenball team s toeing organized and several prac- ;lces have taken place on the base- jail diamond. It Is being sponsored by the Lions club. Alvlna Oppedahl and Muriel Hospers are managers. Girls and ladles who have been practicing so far are Mary Jane Blelch, Welg, Bernice John^ son, Irene RIcke, Alvina Oppedahl, Irene Loeblg, Mrs. Clarence Nelson, Charlotte Monson, Bernadlne Johnson Jeanlne Studer, Rose Studer, Mary Lee Erdman, Lucille Olson, Muriel Hospers, Mildred Fox, Lillian Johnson, Jane Eisenbaeher, Arlene Monson, Patty Erdman. Irene Hanlg, Theresa Lorenz, Lois Marie Blelch, Mrs. Lael Root, Mrs. J. M. Kunz, Geraldlne Bruns, Nona Sllbaugh and Mrs. Woods. The mens kittenball games are played Tuesday and Thursday evenings on the diamond east of the public school. The girls will plaj Friday evenings on the same field A great deal of Interest has been shown In these games which have been played, rain or shine, sloppy field or no. Lael Root and Dr. Rlcharduon are captains of the men's team Fritz Erdman and Tony Erdmai are to .be commended on their up right umpiring. WESLEY LIONS SPONSOR WEED CLEAN UP PROGRAM -The Wesley Lions club met at the Reno cafe Wednesday noon for a business meeting and luncheon. Tom MeMfthoft entertained with u surprise Juggling act But hot to_be outdone Fritz Erdnian directed a song act. The club sponsored and aasistedMn a weed catting and general clean-up of the band park. The Lions wiM entertam their wives August 13th at a picnic In the Wesley Park. Mrs. James Silbaugh observed a birthday Wednesday. The C. D. of A. lodge wi'l meet Wednesday evening, August 6th, The Priscllla Phoebe society met last Wednesday with Mrs. Ole Plom. The St. Joseph parish bazaar and chicken supper will be held Sunday, August 16th. Vernlel Gouge went to Mason City Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Glrrard and Zelpha. Mrs. Helen Johnson spent the past two weeks at home. She is employed at the Ed Loebig cafe. Miss Katherine iteimer of Edgewood Is visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Vincent Kl-einpeter and family. Mrs. Esther Skow attended an all day home project meeting at Burt Tuesday. The 1943 program was planned. Marjorie, youngest daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Lon Goug«, observed her 13th birthday on Friday, July 24th. Mrs. Frank Bleich, her two children, Mrs. Tom Fprburger and Mrp. Joe Krieps, visited the Sylvester Garman family at Stilson Friday. Mrs. Alice Gallager of Des Moines left for her home Friday following a week's visit with her sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Al Richtsmeier. News Items of Fenton Vicinity SIOUX CITY Virginia Long of Ringsted is visiting at the Delbert 'Long home this week. Carole Black of Algona has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Lyle Bassett, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kyhl spent the week end in Des Moines »at the Renn Kluger home. Jo and Gene Langerman of Hampton were Wednesday visitors at the Wm. Stlgman home. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Snyder and Bobbie of Dows were Saturday vis. itors at the Paul Eigler home. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Kluss and son, William of Gait visited at the Fred Kluss home on Friday and Saturday. Kathleen Bellinger went to Iowa City on Friday for a check-up. She returned home the fore part of the week.y Mrs. H. H. Dreyer, Alvina and Mrs. Herbert Rossiter visited at the Dale Long home at Ringsted Wednesday afternoon, (Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Stoeber drove to Minneap- and Mrs. Ray Stoeber and oils on Sunday to attend the Hnll Slam On You BRAKES Never stop suddenly, except to prevent an accident. Start up gradually. Sudden starting or stopping grinds off rubber. Make it a rule to go easy on the brake and aqcelerator ... to come into Johnson's D-X station regularly to have tires checked for pressure, cuts and bruises. Drive in now for free inspection, and a load of D-X Lubricating Motor Fuel. Johnson's D-X Station hardware convention. 'They returned the latter part of the week. Mrs. Paul Eigler and Mrs. Everett Dreyer entertained the U-Deal- Em club at a 'bridge party on Tuesday evening. Mrs. Clarence. Wegener received high-prize and Mrs. Alvin Zumach the second prize. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Harsch and Alberta of Cleveland, Ohio, visited on Tuesday and Wednesday at the John Light home. On Wednesday they went on to Storm Lake where they visited other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Eigler and Sharon Lee and Mrs. Frank Eigler spent Sunday, at Boorie at the Jas. Matheds home. They brought home Mary Jane Egler for a three weeks vacation. Mary Jane is a student nurse at the Jane 'Lamb hospital at Clinton. Mr. and Mrs. John Light and Mrs. E. A. Weisbrod and Mary Alice of Whittemore drove to Iowa Palls Sunday to visit their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Brooks and family. The Brooks' daughter, DeAnne, accompanied the Lights home for a visit. Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod attended the meeting of the township chairmen of the home project women Thursday at the hotel in Burt. The women wrote the project for 1942 and 1943. Election of officers was held with ejectto nof Mrs. Albert Johnson, president, and Mrs. C. C. Inman assistant. Mr. and-Mrs. Otto Schmidt and Dorothy Hoover of Algona visited at the H. H. Dreyer home on Thursday afternoon. The Schmidt's son, Gordon, and Herbert Rossiter, the Dreyers* son-in-law, are located in They were from Camp Robinson, Arkansas, "to Camp Carson, Colo. The Schmidts at one time lived in Fenton. Mrs. A. R. Wiillrett and Lorraine and .Kathryn and Ruth Dreyer and Ronald Willrett of Chicago drove to Algona on Wednesday, where Lorraine entered the county 4-H health contest. Mrs. Willrett visited at the parental F. J. Willrett home. Ronald "and Kathryn stayed at the R. G. Willrett home for a visit. Ronald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Willrett of Chicago, has to^en visiting at the A* Willrett home since July 4. Muriel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Studer of Corwith, spent several days at the home of her aunt and -uncle, Mr. and Mrs/Morris Studer. Jerry, only son of Mr. and Mrd. Maurice Studer, spent two days last week at the home of his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Studer, near Corwith. Miss Agnes Lickteig left Wednesday for her home at Burlington following a visit at the homes of her brothers, John and Louis and their families. Mrs. Sam Alne left Friday for Dixon, 111., where she will visit her husband, who is employed aa cas- penter in the construction of a U. S. plant. She expects to 'be gone ten days. Mr. and Mrs. George Ward observed their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 25th. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Studer observed their 24th wedding anniversary the same day. Mrs. Leo Bleich returned home the latter part of the week from Cedar Falls, where she had attended a six weeks' summer school. She will teach -in a rural school north of Wesley this fall. BROTHER OF SWEA OTY MAN KILLED IN TRUCK SPILL Swea City: Adolph Mortensen received sad news last week when word came that his brother, Peter of Granada Minn., had been killed on the evening of July 14 in a truck accident 'near Mahnomen In nor« them Minnesota. Mr. Mortensen and his driver, Kenneth Rosburg, were on their fifteenth or sixteenth trip with steel corn bins they were hauling to the extreme northwest part of Minnesota. They had left Dunnell, Minn., the night before with a load of AAA bins. The accident happened about 7:30 Tuesday evening and it Is believed that the truck went Into the ditch when Rosburg, the driver, fell asleep at the wheel. Both men were pinned undei) the cab of the truck, and were dead when found. County officials who Investigated the accident deemed an inquest unneces- S&FV Mr. Mortensen was the father of Violet Mortensen, who died less than a year ago, on July 28, 1941, as the result of a highway crash near Guckeen, north of here. His widow and a son, Kenneth, who was injured in the accident that caused his sister's death, survive. Mr. Mortensen's body was brought to the Coning funeral home in Blue Earth and funeral services were held on July 17. The Mortenscr family is well known in the Ringsted-Fenton neighborhood, having previously lived there. FORMER SWEA CITY MAN JOINS UNITED STATES NAVY Francis Sevold, former tank wagon driver for a local oil company, who recently moV>d to Estherville, has enlisted in the navy and will report for'duty in the near future. His wife and small son, Jimmy, will return to Swea City and will live in the residence vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Christensen. .Glen Funderburk has been assist- ing In the Duluth and North Shore region. Agnes Olson of Bancrlft is ehaperone to a group of Sw«a City high school girls who are at Okoboji this week. (Lorraine and John Nangle who with their mother and baby brother Billy are spending a three weeks' vacation with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Nelson here, were In Estherville last week visiting at the homes of their uncles, Virgil and Nolan Nelson. It has .been five years since Lorraine and John were in Iowa and they are greatly enjoying the reunion with their little cousins at Estherville. SENECA NEWS ing at the John Deere implement shop in Thompson. The M. T. Price family was at Clarion a week ago Sunday attending a family reunion. Mrs. Roy Bravender is recover- Mr. and Mrs. Martin Jensen of Rlngsted were Friday callers at the Rev. S. O. Sande home. Several Senrecans are playing in the Ringsted band, among whom are Blanche Olson, Errol Petersen and Elvln Godfredson. Harvesting is nearlng completion in the Seneca area and reports are that threshing will be started soon. George Wolf plans to start threshing Monday. iMr. and Mrs. Jensen and children of Rlngsted and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Jensen and son of Algona were Tuesday evening callers at the Millen Jensen home. Thursday evening callers at the Henry Looft home were Mr. am Mrs. Hans Presthus, Margaret an< Joe, of near Bancroft and Mr. an< Mrs. Martin Wllberg and sona, Reports are that Frank Loof has been seriously 111 at his home northeast of Seneca- since the mid die of the week. Plans are to take dim to the Veterans' hospital a Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Ellngson an- Mrs. Myrtle Hedin and children o Whlttemore were Wednesday eve nlng callers at the Millen Jensen home. Mrs. Ellingson is the form er Adelia Thompson. Mrs. Charles Osborn plans to en ter the Coleman hospital at Es thervile the early part.of next wee for observation. She has been suffering with severe attacks resembling gall bladder trouble. /Mr. and Mrs. Lester Jensen- are the proud parents of a baby daughter born Monday at the Coleman Whittemore News Mr. and Mrs. Ewald Rusch were married 14 years last week Tiws- day and they celebrated the happy event. Betty Bell of Blue Earth, Minn., s spending several weeks with ler gra'ndmother, MM. PletHck lordes. (Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Walker and daughter, Shari Ann, spent Friday evening at the parental Art Heidenwith home. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Behnke left 'or the Walther League camp at Okoboji where they are enjoying .heir vacation. iLldal Potratz has accepted a posl- ion in the Tobin Packing plant at Fort Dodge. She began her new duties Wednesday. Mrs. Shirley Parks and daugh- ;ers and Mrs. Edward Thul of Claron are visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schumacher. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer and daughter, Nelda and son, Roland, called on Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meyer Friday evening. Robert Hahn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Hahn of Elkader, is vacationing with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs F. O. Hahn. Dr. and Mrs. Edward Meyer of Chicago spent last week at the home of Mrs. Meyer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Fleming. Mrs. Alma Eicker of Maywood, 111., is visiting with her father, Rudolph Schendel and other relatives in Whittemore and Lakota. Mrs. H. E. Woodward was hostess to a breakfast Wednesday morn- j ing in honor of Mrs. J. M. Fleming , and daughter, Ruth, and Mrs. ward Meyfi* of CMcAgft. ^ joaft Biaeiiius aperft fwm w«4» nesday until Sunday visiting wltfi her sister, Luella Blttnius At Sto«ft Lake, She fetttwied honie With Mr. and Mrs. Frank ffiWele Still" . «. . H. W. Behnke, and Prof. J. L. Jen* sen attended a pastors' and teach* era' conference held at the Walther League camp at Okoboji frortl Thursday until this week Monday* Mrs. Frank Eisele and soft, Paul went to Storm Lake Wednesday where they will visit with friend* of Mrs. Elsele. Mr. Eisele drove to Storm Lake Sunday and wa« accompanied home by Mrs. Eisele and Paul. (Raymond Meyer enjoyed a week's vacation: from the H. W. Geelan store last week and took Mrs. Herman Gade, Mrs. Emile Siems f.nd Wayne and Nelda Gade to Northwood where they visited at home of Fred Walters, Charles Sandmann and Carl Booth They returned home Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. John Bell of Ma- pletorr, Minn., Arrived in Whltte- more Wednesday evening to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kuecker and Mrs. Sophia Bell. Thay left for West Bend Saturday where they will visit with relatives before returning to their home in Mapleton. The Bells left here 2» years ago. They formerly lived on a farm 'south east of town. Ing from a recent tonsilectomy performed at the Coleman hospital in Estherville. iFloyd Zufall returned to his duties with the U. S. Navy last Tuesday after spending a nine-day furlough with his mother and other local relatives. • Mr and Mrs. Cecil Griffith and children, Charles and Arlene and their guest, Mrs. Roy Hanson of Kanawha were Mason City caller* on Thursday. Mrs. Griffith and Arlene consulted an eye specialist A private dining room was built | there, the same army camp, both moved recently K. Corner of State and Moore Now refined for Sum me LEDYARD BOY, 11, IMPROVING AFTER TRACTOR SPILL Ledyard: Harry, 11 year old aon of Mr. and Mrs. L.'C. Ternes, is recovering in the Buffalo Centfir hospital from injuries he received in a tractor accident last weok. The tractor tipped over, going over tha railroad tracks near Gerled and Halrry suffered a broken leg and dislocated ankle. Chris Gelhaus was a business caller in Algona Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Smith of Woden visited friends in Ledyard on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs, Win. Flynn are spending a short vacation in Duluth, Minn. • , Several people from Ledyard attended the Old Settlers picnic at Qrant Sunday, Mrs. L, D, Mslyne, Mrs. Ella Gel- hftus and Deloris Mayne were Air gona callers Monday. Msr. H, D, Mayne and Wallace spent Jatet wee,k "visiting relatives In Iowa, Fall* and AWen OBern,lce Hpmsey of Armstrong spent Iwt week at the home of her uncle ,aijd, aunt, Wfr, and MM. Chajles, pasbfara. Mr. ana Mrs. WUs<m jaraqk call. ed a* the. home P* Mr- <M»» Mrs. RaymPiMi s Warden - ai Prieelyn, M|nn., Friday evening. in the Wesley cafe operated by Mr. and Mrs. Ed Loebig. The north end of the front room of the cafe was partitioned off and two nine foot tables placed in it besides the big booth table. Mrs. Leon Smith of Fort Dodge came last, Wednesday, to be with her mother, Mrs. Albert Kleinpeter several days. The latter Is quite ill. Another daughter, Mrs. (Thelma) Leo Reno of Ledyard, spent the fore part of last week at her parental home. A baby boy, tonnage 8% pounds, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ben Arndorfer Tuesday evening, July 21st at the General hospital in Algona. Mrs. Arndorfer is the former Ann Seimer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Seimer and they now have a family of three boys. Mrs. Joe Studer entertained her 500 club Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Alfred Erdman, Mrs. Victor Loebig and Mrs. A. J. Hildman were guests. Mrs. Nick Weber won high score prize, Mrs. Hildman low, and Mrs. Lon Gouge, travel. Mrs. Weber will be hostess to the club o/i September 6th. > The Home Service Officer of Kossuth county wishes to obtain pictures of all men in the armed service, of the U. S., their names, addresses and names of parent? or nearest relatives. The local i Red Cross is assisting with this work. All information and pictures should be sent to Mrs. Arlo Dawson by July 31st. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bleich recently purchased the general store and postofflce at Miller, north of (Mrs. R. E. Borg was .brought home from the hospital at Mankato, Minn., last week Monday. The new baby daughter, Miriam Helen, remained at .the hospital for a few days longer receiving treatment for a skin rash. The first aid qlass was privileged to hear a talk by Leo Koppen ^last Thursday night on the subject of electric Shock and its treatment. Mr Koppen is a trained firs aider and has had over 20 years experience m electrical construction work. He recently moved here to take a position in the R. E. A. work in this region. Mr. and Mrs. Sam. Rystad and son, Robert, spent their vacation at Grand Rapids, Minn., last week Edna Anderson was in charge of the store during their absence. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Blomster and Patty left Thursday for a weeks out- Notice of Probate of Will STATE OF IOWA KOSSUTH COUNTY, ss. No. 4929, in District Court, March hospital at Estherville. The Jensens now have a family of three sons and two daughters. A new cement stave silo is being built on the farm tenanted by the Otto Wilbergs - to replace the one recently blown down in the recent severe wind storm. The farm is owned 'by Ernest Vptteler of near Fenton. There were no services at the local Lutherain church Sunday. Rev. S. O. Sande preached at the St. Paul's Lutheran church at Ringsted. The regular pastor, the Rev. Petersen is recuperating from recent operation. rw tl»omlin«f I b to th* (vtrydoy p,JMl-pow*r*<l a 1 "* to on eld foihkwrt burnir. Vt n«w throughout, i Aogitontt You Save When We Finance , Your Home War Savings Bonds and Stamps for Sale Here. Algona Federal Savings and Loan Association For Victory Buy U.S. War Savings Bonds! . . no renemal or service costs. Loan applications acted on promptly. Goverment Green Light's Repairs! New homes are becoming a rarity but the newness of the homes we have is still apparent . . . ahd increasingly so. If we continue to keep our homes in spic and span order, they will need less repairs dpd attention. Everything you need is at Nortons. Supplies you can use yourself easily and inexpensively. LUMBER . i Complete stock from which ] to select anything you need, i PAINTS Flat House Paints, Water- mixing Wall Paints, and all Type Enamels. PLASTERS To Repair Holes in Walls and Ceilings, Eaby to Mix and apply. Free Consultation Without obligation our staff vdjll discuss your repair needs. Drop in today! F. S. Nor ton & Son Phone 229 Garner and took possession Friday, They will be unable to move there at present. The Bleichs moved intp the Garman house here several months ago from Bancroft! when Mr. Bleich's health compelled him to give up Ma work as buttermaker In the creamery there. He is much improved now. ing to be the lai ITerMa^T^. having been this day filed, opened and read Monday the 24th day of August W42. is fixed for hearing proof of. same at the Court House in Algona, Iowa before the District Court of safd County, or the Clerk of said Court; and- at ten o'clock A. M. of the day above ^mentioned all pe - Harold Feltor, Pearl Harbor, Promoted to Corporal Technician llrvington: Mrs. Glen Black, the former Idabelle Feltor; and sister of Jferold Feltof, has received ,a letter from him at Pearl Harbor, staiting that he has been promoted to the rank of corporal technician. Harold has been in the armed service for nearly two years and although censorship does not permit him to Btate be was in the disaster on Dec. 7, fragments of news that he has disclosed reveals the fact thta he does not possess certain persona) belongings he had when he went there. Harold is the son of Mrs. B4w. ^ SENECA NEWS day after wendug several days at, parents' b9nw to Wwiw- Mw- 9Bj9»ac(a?e»sa9^ Sunday dinner guests at the A. ,5, Nelson borne wwe Mr, ap^JIr*. J. f. Cherlsnd, and . . , Mr. and MrTJu«an Cherlabd and tor tor wfep Is l» very pwr an* Mrs. Wm, Welmer sons lojr !••*— • — . Interested are hereby not! and fled and required to appear, ana show cause if *ny they have, why said instrument should not be probated and allowed as and for the fast Will and Testament of said at Algona. Iowa, July 24, 19 * 2 ' KATHARINE McBVOY, of District Court. PEARSON, Deputy. |j. Q McMahon. attorney. 30-32 Board Proceeding . aon,, Mr- and Mrs. O4ey Cherland. Mr. and Mr*. Awey Cnerland and Mr. and/ l*r«,' Ed Sweeney 1 of *«*^^£VsuttK , 4ay ftvefljBg the Voigbt home th> scene pf 4 family Kftttsr* • Ip* Jtjdy, pne year o!4 of &r, *4»d JHJTS. Fai»l Wfr? WW- celebrating her Auditor's July J3, 1942 Algona, Iowa t ion to© (jidoptoQ» A**— will riff* &.nQ T?ntrv Record of the Finns auu BW " %s re<julre4 R«jcrott S «eirt»* of t ter. Chairman. _ Auditor, ed to t| On motion board adjourned to Ca» ot H»e Auditor, "' v I By Talking Less We Can Shoot More Never before have so many local and long distance calls ' , A been made. During the past few years this Company and the . other companies of the Bell System have made tremendous j additions to their plant, equipment and organization to ] •« handle the increased use of telephone service; yet over many long distance routes and in many exchanges there is a short- \ age of facilities. / In normal times, we would build more lines, but we can't now because copper and other critical metals are needed for. ' .the shooting side of the war, Yon can help comerve critical war material* and keap the lines opei^ior way call* Long distance lines to Washington,, P, C., the Atlantic, Pacific and GuJf coast areas and other centers of military, nctivity are very busy with war calls, . t If it is, really necessary to make * call over tfeese lines, won't you please try to avoid the busiest bout?, which are on week day* between 9 and Jg to the forewwm, ^ «n41 to * fc afternoon and 7 wid 9 in the evening? Also, it will help if yo^i cjn make fewer teSlJ keep «ch «ai! as bnelE as, pesfibie. If you share a ffrty Une. plca?e bj con? idcrttf other fellow7 In war'timj?, mjujy pprsi". miif be i Kbifrfliieff 'i to war flflrf the Itfl 5y«fem |« KtKfHWISTfllf

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