Nashua Reporter, February 26, 1947

Nashua Reporter

February 26, 1947

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Nashua Reporter, The (Newspaper) - February 26, 1947, Nashua, Iowa THE NASHUA PHONE IN YOUR NEWS ITEMS AND WEEKLY NASHUA POST SELL IT WITH A WAXT AD NASHUA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY.FEBRUARY 26. 1947 Subscription Price, S Year TOE REPORTER'S PHONE NUMBER IS 3071 .Thursday, March 6 is As Date for Home j Talent Play Cast Busy on Rehearsals tor Production for the P. T. A and MBiic Mothers Family Dinner Held Saturday, Feb. 22 Mrs. Louua Bitr at a fanwiy d-wier as hef home! jlast Saturday. Feb. 22. in ce'ebra of her 88th birthdav versary. HONORED j New nourescent rights Add to Reading Pleasure at Nashua Public Library BED CSOSS DRIVE WILL BE HELD :KHXT 3ED TO 8TH to 01 fill a vacancy at Bother vacancies occur on the rural ;urai Route "TSteTexIsted for him for sev" ,_v program, and .s that profession, has been f- carrier on st June. announcement oi provided by the Commission follows: States CivU Service Among those prefect lyouugest living s.sSer. Mrs. ASec' Thursday evening, March 6. has of it v.-aV ts-ei been set as the date ?or the home-JfJrsi time ;he SV.-Q had been' talent play, ''Aunt Samathy Rules' together on Mrs. Barr's "b-rthday" the sponsored by the Par-1 anniversary ent-Teachers Association and the was. 12 years Music Mothers. Oshers present v.ere Mrs Barr's Members of the casS, who are Mr busy On rehearsals for the Al of J-er auction, are named in an 33 on j granddaughter and Mr page two of this issue. The Mrs. Maeby of Charles also announces admission prices. JCitv. Willi? Maebv. and that reserved seats will go on frc'n Arm-.- servce a' sale at the Red Cross Drug store'Munich. Germany, starting at noon on Friday of this! carried out. jfor ihe table decorauosis, red a'ld Watch for a svnopsis of 'he j white caj nations plav. a farce >n three acts, which J along ivsih of she same 5 will" appear in next week's Re-.colors- The birthday cake v.-as' DONALD MeCflJLOCH LOCAL SFLND DRIVE CHAIRMAN DIES Passed Away Friday at Home in Minn.; Funeral and Burial Here Tbi> Afternoon PBffi' j Faus to Have Uouse-to- Karl R. Se.fert died his ft j ilcuie During home w ____B j the Coming Week Feb. >1. VoJloy.-i.ig -11 Vfil IHv d-ive >a Nashua to ness of six years. 'un-Jslfc- the Ked Crosi, Masonic serV'ces were hew _it oe during :he Staples on 23.. GIVE_To lhe LocaJ Eed Cross 3 to u has been an- aiid tne oc-Jy zo Drive March j3 to S i s.ouu'.ed by McCuHoch. Xonaay. So Vour Can Carry On! fu.'id I Persons who are contacted i during the canvas are urged to ihcii- Red Cross Donations the State Bank, or v.-r.h Mr. MeCuiloch, at Cheno- '.ve'.h Son. as as possible, "o the Iocs! ouota can be com- delay. Nashua Quota is S2CG.25 has a quota Fuuera! lervcc-s heKO'A a; Oak Hill, -vhore JBter-y.ent made :n the family lot, bes- Je h't j The -947 Mjich of county far ice ited has announced an ex_ iHi the position of at Nashua. Iowa. mination will be held at corter Receives Letter Listing ecorations and Awards for Son Lost in Actoin Bits. Edna Berschel Gets Communication from the War Department "iTwo Reading Contests jfashua colors- baked by enson. Open house was held in the af jtc-rr.oon to frlencs. fruit j_ jsa.'ad. cake and ;ea being served jirUDilC Library Mrs. EarrV daughter. Mrs. Announced by MISS jDetlack. of Aust-n. Minn v.-as un- j to be here for tile celebration, j by Clark Xe-.v flourescent lights at Nashua Public Library add to ihe j reading pleasure there, acd clso K.irl -'on of C ea quo-a. 10 au.c J. S'efen was burr, cohectc-a. accorcmg 1-2 Xashua. lov.a. March 23. iSCO_ j J at the D Busching. of" Xashua. treas obtained" education. a very young went to work for ihe HUr.o's Cen- but p'ans to vis1: her soo'i. Mrs. Warreu Caroenter. Lol-> Bond, Librarian Two reading contests easier to the becks tral Rcihvay Co as a telegraph desired in library shelves. operator and later a The above picture (a tirre ex-1 cashier zna station agent. In at the A letter listing the decorations! of lived with jXashua public library were com- jnleted the past week. One was former a Bridge" Contest" lor children i. i the first, second and third o: and Nashua's share ol .RS> iias been computed at Your this year stiil reflect ol your wartime gifts since thous- irer Las: year Chsckasaw of men are siill ou foreign y collected S343 G7. Isoii and need the 'i'-ii' morale to nas been and willconuaue was one of the largest in be given them through the ?a- posure) shows the Hghi July 5, 1910. he was married to Miss Bertha Wright, of Osage. Iowa. In 1916 he went to work awards to which her son, thejas a girl phoned bir'hday greet-j and lbc other the -Ther- Dtovided in the reading room by the new fixtures, one of which can be seen in upper right .__ Library visitors seen in the agent and cashitv on tne j ture are: Joan Waite, with back to Rocky Mounta-n division from olhers from "eit to right: the Northern Co Billinss. Montana, to Mon- late Sgt. Eldon Berschel, was from h.ei the War Department, by M of applications will close 20 1847. o of examination will be "admission cards mailed nts after the closing date jt of applications, and bout" 15 "days after that arv of a rural carrier on r daily route of 30 miles vcar with an additional vear each, mile or Action '-hereof jn excess s. Salaries on routes of th or of less frequent proportionately lower- carrier serving one trj- ,ute shall be paid a sal- ie basis of a route one- jngth of the route served A. i-ural carrier serving ,-eekV routes shall be ilary'on the basis of a r.e-half the combined i" Use two routes. AH il earners must furnish itain at their own ex- action over 27. 1944 He a plane which, with a crew Maeby. and a five and fifteen other passengers, j-rr-jjlis Maeby was lost and no letter, which SULLIVAN IS General's Oi-jBKJOE OF JA-MES SCOLES Louis, Mo follows: j Couple Married Thursday Feb. 5. 1947 I the period since ihe con- test started on Kov. 10, 1946. There were 18 members OR each team In th's contest, toy auto- 'robiles were moved across a bridge, a? books were read, aad ngth Dear Mrs. Berschel: Referenc mun'eation at DCS Moines Miss Phyllis the team auto got across! jthe bridge first was the winner- of, Charles, Lpatlinsr Reader Completes Basketball Championship PLAT ST. ANSGAE HERE NEXT TUESDAY Nashua Winner in South Half of Conference. St. Ansgar in North Half in your behalf orations and av _ con was entitled. A careful searcn; eo. of your son's records shows tnaij_ he was entitled to the g reader in this contest T foV Joan daughter or Clark Walsh, who j Nashua acd St. Ansgar high j school teams will have a play-off game here next Tuesday night, e basketball championship oi the Cora Bowl health failed in 1939. itook his retirement. He was aH'lliated with the Al honic Bodies and Shrine ior 25 years and with the Eagles fo 15 vears. A member of the copal church for years. He is survived The bride !s a and Mrs. Frank Inter of Sullsvan i63 books during the three-months j i Charles Citv She gradi J2as. SSL s-sff i Conference. These teams are in ihe nlay-off Mary Strike, of vSctories over other their ________ by nis wue Bertha, and one sister. Mrs. O. D Yetter. cf Nashua. Iowa. Among those from out-of-town v.-ho attended ihe services were Mrs May Atchison. N. B ScnuU enover. Lloyd Sapp and Aiber WH'e oi Staples; Mr. ana Mrs L L- Baltzer oi Mason City; Mr ura Ceci, Morse> each read humously awarded your son tfa half of the Mrs Rex Ward and Mr American Asiatic-Pacific Theater with five (5) Bronze s for New Guinea, pelago, North Philippines and Western t Ribbon The groom is serving 34 months. on the police fc necessary vehicle n_ j r ,y_ handling wona ___ -r- counV has been Cnprles City i Arns. daughter of Mr. ar_d Pioy-3 Arns 31 and Pabst. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dcnald Psbst. 30. Winning team in the tbermom- the Dromot handling hut they are allowed meat maintenance of 6 on the basis of the ileaae scheduled (this to S549 per year for a 30- They are permitted oior ehfcles but are re- i furnish sufficient eau'-p- raadle postal business shall be promoted _ eiy at the beginning ofj ier following one year's' ry service in each grade iext higher grade until :h the Hth grade (for a 30-mile daily route, an of 384 a year is provided jrade, through grade ID- who perform faithful and us service shall be grade 12 after three such service in grade 11, 1 be promoted to grade 13 jears of such service in and shall be promoted to otter seven years of such n srade 11. (Public law i Congress of July 6, Aviation Badge, Air Crew Mem- itil recently. The couple are at the nome ot j eter contest was the red team, who 'read 160 books, while the blue ber. and their clans have requested the Command-, indefinite for the preset :MAN WEDS AT Although the American Theater. I Lucille 3L Eggers is Bride earn were was reading 112. There 18 members on each team. I conference, and the locals nave two games each from the other two teams. St. Ansgar. iceville acd Manly comprise the north half, and the former has top standing in that section. Net proceeds of the play-c2 game will be divided, 50 per cent to the conference, and -5 percent to each of the competing teams. The championship play off be- tween the varsity quintets of the two schools will be preceded by a rgess. tne couir.y. oemg ex- cedeci only by a cents by the :gure for Xev. Hampton. The total amount received for .he March of Dimes in Xashua .vs S256 13. On Tag Day 5161.55 contributed, the dance at ihe school auditorium r.e'.ted of the Red Cross The local chapter has given aid 10 a. number of transient service men and families >a distress this last year and is assisting in the X-ray campaign which is soon to be conducted in the public school. ;o detect ana stamp out cases of S35.80. S58.78 -vas given by I tuberculosis while "still in early nroanizauons and {stages. icttcally all organizations con-: Gerald Bailey has been chosen to the I county chairman of the drive and One of the largest sources or j Ralph Kennedy city chairman, v. as the small school! Rav Sisson JS county fund audi- children throughout the county' '.vho cooperated very well in d'rre given to them of tl'e schools in the county. tne exception of one. cooperated t'r-i' work- The County Rural j -chools have to date contributed, and there are still a fewj schools yet to report. Oilier chairmen are as fol- lows: Dr Breen, Donald ?.IcCuUoch, Nashua. Kenry Justen, Fredericksburg. Duncan Bros., Bassett. Paul Hentges. Alia Vista. Doa Dudley, lorua. Cards will be mailed to those Following is a list of tbe the rural routes Contributions -cipts fro-n the various tovcns in j -De mailea to the funq audi- 93 _ 40 earnestly hoped the quota or over cYay Parker, "all of Charles City Benjamin Eckenrod, 65, Dies at New Hampton Benjamin L BSkenrod. 60. died Tuesday evening. 'Pebruarj i3, at 6'25 at St Joslph hospital an New Hampton." HeT_ had suffered stroke earlier while at work. Funeral ser Thursday aftercoon at the_ 3jon v.-ere: James Stanle the aiternoor- '-v, 90 be contacted personally. You can ur.TA- Rural it OS your mind and leave I the nionev at your local bank. Funds "raised above the quota w'l! be divided on a basis of 54 Laymen Have Charge of Methodist Chnrch Services at the Suudav oi of the' Those v.-ho tqdk part in the Call i sanizaf-on. test the -mercury" colored red o-ic thermometer and blue in an as books were read, j Reads 40 Books t J Leading reader in this eomest freshman team game at o'clock St. Ansgar in a Hampton 'there, that had up bearing on the' Benjanvn conference standings. Funeral Home. Father rrost St. Joseph omciated. Bartlett iai was" in Calvary cemetery at Campbell Eckenrod son of saicination will be open itizens of. or persons egiance to the 'ho are actually residin jrritory of the post office was Marietta Venz, daughter of and Herman Venz, who mpleted 40 books during ihe three months. She was a member he winning red team- will be out to avenge that as -R ell as io win the confer- champicnship. Win Two Conference Games. But Lose in Sectional The Bull- j and Susan Eckenrod. was" bore" June 4. 1832. on a farm near Worship. Syripture JMrs. Dodds and Children and Sound Table? Discos i Going to Bermuda Homer I Alf. Dodds, son, Bobby. Bernice anci baby, Alfle, wife and family ion and Ar- pastor Dodds oi Nashua Bible i Center, will leave Nashua I iiy for a few months itios vx-ith Mrs. Dodds relatives Merjon Trac Peter on Their topic Brother's The pastor Rev. Charles Bat-: Bermuda. ten. had a oTays relaxation from I During their Rev. Sodas Renublic He had been a resi- j preaching, sitting in the congrega-1 with Mr. and Airs, dent of Chickasavv county all his wniie the laymen conductea Glen Liebsch. _ Dodds father, F. J. life and was never marriea. was preceded ln death by h'sl 220 Warren team were- The Nashua high basketball mother, father, four s-sters ana isaijeua cinb and Guests team, won two Cornbowl _ :____j See "Sister Kinney" Film ence games d'urins lost their sect Elmer F. oi Ionia; and Charles oi Hurley. S Dakota. con- ath Theplr. and lorse I Celebrate Clarence Huffman 34th Anniversary sympathy. I Clayton W" j Sincerely yours, j street, Davenport son of JMr. ana D CA.RLE Kirs. William Hollar. la., OD. Cmdg. 'ai 11 a m. Friday in the rectory !of Kolv Family church with the Robert Amborne officiating ring ceremony. Miss s and Will attendants Approaching Spring Marriage of Knth Mellinger b Announced Announcement of the approacn-j wgre tfae ing spring marriage of MISS Ruin Tno v-ore a blue crepe Mellinger formerly of Nashua, _vi.h pipk accessories and bv her _ _ _ nink roses. at the home C A Hoon Cherry short _ topped with ice cream, tea j Suns: land coffee were serrsd on trays. ;change f The remainder of the afternoon j blasts we have been e it at the Nashua Theater i around Nashua. Airs. bridge a retired British Marine I officer, held a very confidential position with the British Naval intelligence office in Bennuoa for many years. He also headed up the British Censor office m Ber- muda during World War II. The beautiful Isles of will be a from the cold Bonald Becxer. -on iV1' jim Usher as high scorer with la: Mrs Becker. Snirlej- gth giade 2g t- 22 -vith Bond, daughte- of Mr. and AU- Buddy Strike as high-point man Bond. 17. TV Tbese contests have_ stimulated j considerable inierest in the grade school i ivieiimscrj: i arc-b _ 15 I was announced Saturday by her I rrled a boUquet oi pink parents, Mr. and Mrs. Galen Mel- EggCrS was attired in a linger of Waterloo. 0jaress with blue aecessones She is to become tne bride -vvore a corsage 01 yelku. LeRoy Zach, a student at State College, Ames, on the ning of March 21, at .the Congregational church ID loo." i BIRTHS ff, Bulldogs went to Rockford Saturday night for the postponed game there, and again won all S three contests. The first team won 30 to 18.. EberMng leading the scoring with 15 points; seconds, Mr and Mrs. Clarence i 28 "to Jim Usher high scorer, are the parents .of il; 23 to 20, with vacancy exists, who 2n actually residing there year next preceding the late for receipt of appl'-- and who meet the pther lents set forth in" Form briderelect July 1946. "Both men and school with tne if qualified, may "enter- of 194'2 she later was graa- 'tninaton, but appointing uatgd f Gates Business coi- have the legal right where she was an officer lie sex desired in request- j Aloha Chi sorority, anc fication of eligibles. ants must have reached ighteenth birthday, but t have passed their fiftieth on the closing date for cve" i the ceremony a din- FirSt ner was held at Hotel Blackrawk. iit-i wo-1 i-1-- The bride attended Wilton tion high school and Mr Hollar was graduated irom fte Nashua high school with the c The latter -n the navy Saturday, Charles February in their home Friday evening when about 30 friends and their guests. Mr ana .Mrs. Clarence _ from Bain- entertained at fue tables of Mrs. text Saturday in home Friday evenmg i "Sister Kenn.> for her cit-D Trans-Atlantic v.-iil be plane of the British Overseas Air- ihe home of Mrs jways Cornoration. arriving m I Bermuda Saturday afternoon. -i-acationers plan to return to tives helped them celebrate their j The wedding anniversary, Mrs Huffman's birthday anniver-! Laura Franklin. next 6. at table -.vas centered with The P. E. O. met Mondaj- eve-JNa cake baked by the couple's ning, February 17. at the home ot Mrs. WiUis Huff- Mrs E. W. Staley. _Mrs. met Monday eve-j Nashua sometime late in June. From China to Xaslina Four Days Clarence Lindquist. who v-isited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P- Lindquist several days last vveeK, uiuus from China to in getting high score of outplayed Charles City z Greenlee is the foimer Marfle-'e; half of s Ferch. The named. at New RicnarcT Mr and-Mrs. Waterloo are Gie parents ot daughter, born at the ffresDyter-i-- iaa hospital in tnatcity on Fee. 15 Mrs. on1 plaved a P superior floor >f applications. These age a not apply to persons en- veterans' preference who -wish to -claim ice because of military or ervice, or as the wife or of a veteran must file ice Form 14 with their ap- L 1977 and" application can be obtained from thej oostoffice or from the" Siates Civil Service Com- st Washington 25- B. must be OT> file with 'sreisslon at Washington 25. Je the plese of business daJe specified above now employed in the Winterbottom Supply Co. Her fiance, a Vette5f" months duty in the including service in the son of Rowley, in mechani State College. >f 28 force is owley Iowa He is a junior echanical en'gineering at xrill reside in Davenport. Bride From Belgium Married at Brown Chnrch Tuesday A bride from Belgium ried at the was mar- Brown churcn Nashua Dart-ball Team Area Champs; Will Be In District Play-off Tuesday Feb. 2o. Jennie A, Bury of Became the bnde of Alden, of State H. S. Wrestler Springe of Waterloo, of airs Anna Simmons bua. won the state cham- P >n the state high school tourney in the 118- last week. served as honorary cap- the West Waterloo hiffh team, leading to to the district champion nd fourth place in the He placed first in his the district meet to ad to the state f-qals s ihe spn of Mr 'and Mrs sipnnger of Waterlpfl His 13 the former Nora 'Sim St John Lutheran Team Won 19 Out of 21 Games Played plonship play-offs to be Easter. The team travelled to and The groom received his Decemoer, dis- and j _ son born at St. Josepn hospital in New H- Burgart is the former ue- lores Gilbert of Ionia. Mr and Mrs.J Russell are the Barents iof a son, born Tuesday "Feb. 255 at tie Charles ncsr oo a son. bom Saturday. a the Charles Cirythospital. Mr and Mrs- Lawrence i--T, txini ir Opponents during Mr. and Bartlet Peterson Celebrate 35th Anniversary j- Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett Peterson! celebrated their 35th wedding an-. v.'hich v.-as Saturday.] Scoring for Nashua was their j as follows: EberUng. Usher and Taylor, 4 Morse 3. each: and __ _ Young of' dm-iBelre of Tom Chandler JJow On Teachers College Varsity Squad Tom Chandler, student at lOx< They well. the ti. S.. cvrles in The groom they us stationed played! one on the be played in a in March. opponent series of re- to three of the outcome of the local men have the in BelgiunTfor 6 months. sss ing and tht earpet rags for tiie pital at former Pvt Malcolm McGregor Arrives In States from Germany Pvt Malcolm McGregor !anded n the states and phoned hi? ather, Kenneth McGregor Sun- He exoects to receive his sis- charge and reach home the last of the week. He bas been stationed in Ger- many. Iowa State Teachers oSDege, has made his second bfg lamp basket- bail world a "fconth, ac- cording to release from the college 1 Three ago he was a member of the- J6 intra- mural teams at the -1 riday, hi was promt Jie "3'' team .t, sity squad coach O. familv at dinner Sunday. t _ I Culloch. Monday evening, iiarcn j Hg here until Sunaay, 3. before going on to Washington, D. Clarence is "ovv working in 1 j the State Department of the u. S. 4 i government, and had been OQ a -2'mission to the Philippines and i China. TheV have four daughters: Mrs. ed "Curtis (Marguerite) of Charles City: Mrs. HarianQ Sleep- er (Geneva) and Mrs. Kenneth Blanehard (Bonnie) ot Xashua, j and Lillian at home. Mrs. Peterson was the former 1947 MARCH SON IffiOKj 16 29 Sarah Hicks. i A. Kohdes Sell House to Wai Corlett L A. Rohde sold his house to Will Corlett.' and "will give posses- sion April" 1. They plan to move into the apartment over Clarion's dry cleaning shop. Mr Corlett, who recently sold his farm southwest of Nashua, is living in a trailer house here a present. lass of 19457" V'era Chandler. and on from the var- Kordly. the Mrs. Xormal Training Seniote Do Their Practice Teamin Seniors normai training department at Nashua hifc school did their ftractice xeac ling :in schools nei'Nas'hua last-: peek, as follows: Betty Kiverto No. 10 Miss Eleipor VTiegamd. Evel school, teacher. Shirl Mrs. Eleanor Vida Averhl Ruby Stan" s. W. J. Zwanziger 27lh Anniversary Social Calendar Not Dana, Whose Term j as School Director Expires in the story about the coming i election that appeared in last j week's Reporter, an error was imade ia naming the directors I whose terms expire this year. j It is Alvin Flint whose term ex- I oires this year, instead of E. jDana, as stated if- the story. other name, Hollis Strike, was 'correct. ,.________________. j Election of two airectcrs will i Thursday, Mar. club j place on Monday, March 1C. rrs Laura Franklin j Dominations must be filed with Thursday, Mar. Merry-Go-j tijg school secretary, Jr- 'Round club, Mrs. Saturday of this -week. There were 38 guests present -o ;near Waverly.-pot luckjfinner. ARE MOVING Mr. and Mre. Donald entertained Tuesday evening, t eb- Du MacCuUoch ruary 2o, in honor 01 the play progressive oOO. A pacnic. Feb 2S Dependable IJ three sons and two daughters. B- Pters- w. S C. STRIKE'S STYLE SHOP Sman new styles arriving Spring Millinery, in both straws eacher. i Jradford. school and felts. New Dresses, 51 gauge Dorothy Anderson and Mrs. Har- SI IRS-! -I iNOtll 1 With Many are movnig to if arms this week. An HI, Activity build- of movers wiU be found m the H- F small extra sheet, which ,we had SL. bimpson. ircn.. 3 __ Majels, af-to mclucSe with t parsonage, Miss (caro of the large news. ferton "No. 1, Charles Month-end and Slacks. Snowdon Soecials" in THE -FRIENDLY STORE. Slips, j Caskev. hostesses. _ Wednesday Mar. 5 Friendly i The annual meeting-of the Oak Society of Congregational church: Hill Cemetery Association will be __..____ TT ;_ Wall No. 1, Averhoff, teacher. Grocery- Food Sale Saturday, Mar. 1 The Rebekah lodge -will liold a food sale. Saturday, Mar. 1, be- ginning at 10 a m., atMcGowan's Grocery (formerly _ Unit I P E Stuart; Unit H, held in the -TT n J Hall, Saturday, Mrs. O A Lohrke; Unit HI, Mrs.! Mar 8. at 2 o'clock. Clarion Rohde Mrs. Jerome Walsh, Secy Thursday. Feb. 27 Past Presi- 1 American Legion See Home talent in Aunt Sa-- F. C. Roach, rnanthy Rules the March 6th- (1) dents of the Mrs p. rn. ;