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   Kingston Spy, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1944, Kingston, Wisconsin                               THE KINGSTON SPY "A Home Owned New f piper Devoted to the I Merest! of the Home FoUu." VOLUME KINGSTON, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 1944 NUMBER 27 IN THIS COLUMN By E. W. W It la iwt rtr but honorable conduct, and a nobli1 dis- position that make men great We suppose that in SO or 75 years people will be calling these days pioneer days, and the deadly, mo- dern warfare of today, old tune stuff All of us know the importance of mail to our men in the service, and especially to those at the front We also know tt-at despite the little sacrifices we make at home, the man at the front is out-doing us a thousand to one Relatives and friends should provide servicemen with a continual flow of good, new- sy, cheery letters When sending let- ters overseas, we suggest using V- Mail It s a reliable way, and also conserves space needed for shipment of vital materials While it is im- possible for us to follow our own suggestion, we welcome letters from servicemen for publication Time that we could use each week for answering letters, is taken up nail- ing this paper to local servicemen However, we hope that this does not mtenwpl the flow of letters to this office News ot men and women m service, wherever they are, rates first with all the folks at home Descriptions of countries, people, climate, interesting experiences, fa- mous places, narrow escapes, and so forth, are topics than can be writ- ten about without mentioning any names or places, thus staying with- in the bounds of military censorship In return, our list of addresses may be used anytime by people wishing to write to local members of the Ar- med Forces We'll also keep sending the Spy to servicemen as long as we have the correct addresses A fellow from the War Production Board stopped in at this office the other day, and registered a com- plaint with our already over-bur- dened complaint department There doesn't seem to be much that we can do atxmi u WIUIUUL vr eration of the public, so we pass it along to you Our visitor charged that Green Lake Coanty was very slack in salvage collection efforts, and that this community and the surrounding communities should by all means stage a salvage drive in the near future Tin, kitchen fats, scrap metal and especially paper is needed at this time He further sta- ted that salvage collection should not be a once-a-year affair, but should be ragarded as war produc- tion, and should be earned on con- tinually Two things hamper us when it comes to salvage drives We lack organization, and efficient methods of the disposal of scrap materials Many people have in- formed us that they have a large accumulation of waste paper, which at this time is very much in de- mand, but no one ever calls for it We believe that if the county was well organized, and permanent ar- rangements made for scrap disposal, people would snow iuoic ciiihus and the WPB would not call us slackers In view of the urgent need for paper at this time, we hope that this community gets started very soon and not wait until the demand for paper subsides We don't want the problem of disposal confront- ing us that was evident two years ago when a large stockpile of waste paper was gathered and stored in the 01 1-J we got started when the demand for paper subsided, and we hope this won t happen again We wish that fat salvage commit- tees the War Savings Staff waste paper salvage committees scrap me- tal salvage committees and a dozen other committees would cut down about three-quarters on the mats and publicity material that they send to us We sometimes wonder if there are fellows on those commit- tees who are dumb enough to think that any newspaper would or could run a fraction of the stuff that is sent us One 10x12 Kraft envelope that we received this week contained enough mats and copy to fm full newspaper pages Knowing that it takes a staff of experts to plan and manufacture these mats, and another staff to get the copy togeth- er, and then thinking about the many reams of this (tuff that hiU me wb wr can see where a good-sized lump of the taxpayers money u going down the drain If Uncle would use the money that u wasted this way to with newspapers i momyi worth Dunne two and yean we chromcbd.tlkt of (CwMMrt Oik Urt FtM Lester Klelsmeter Pilot Wings IS! kffNGSTONBOTTO I WINGS Lester Kielsmeier, son of Mr and u r- Kolmwer of Kingston graduated from Advanced Flying School at the Blackland Army Air Field, Waco, Texas, Saturday, April 15th, receiving the silver wings of an Army pilot and the commission of a 2nd Lieutenant Lieutenant Kielsmeier, known to his many friends here as is a graduate of Markesan High School, and before joining the Armed Forces, worked with his father in the King- ston Cheese Factory, and also for a time operated the Quality Dairy at Princeton Before his entry m'o the Air Corps, he took a pre-mduction aviation cadet course at the Wiscon- sin University at Madison He enlist- ed on July 24th, 1942 On February 23rd, 1943, he left for Sheppard Field, Texas, and after be- ing stationed there for a time was transferred to the University of Tul- sa, Oklahoma After completing the course at Tulsa, he went to San An- tonio, Texas, lor iraiiuiit and from there to Uvalde, Texas, for primary training From Uvalde he was sent to the Waco Army Air Fjeld near Waco, Texas for basic flight training, and from the Waco field to the Blackland Army Air Field, which is also near Waco, where he graduated as a full-fledged pilot Mrs Kielsmeier and infant daugh- ter resided at Waco, Texas, while Lieut Kitlsmeier was stationed there The former attended the graduation of her husband, pinning the silver wings to his uniform, as was part of the festivities there The family is spending a short furlough here this week, with Mr and Mrs H C Kielsmeier Lieutenant Kielsmeier will report at the Dodge City Air Field, Kansas on May 4th, for advanced training He expects to fly B-26s or medium bombers as they are sometimes cal- led Electric Company Streamlines 1943 Charts, graphs and maps were used by the Wisconsin Power and Light company m its first "stream- lined annual report to show pro- gress of the companj s business, the source and disposition of its income and its plans for the future The re- port was sent to employes and 16 419 preferred stockholders, and to newspapers in Wisconsin Tax charges of the company in 1943 totaled and made up the largest single item of expense, it is declared by G C Neff, presi- dent, in a letter which is, included in the report This tax bill equaled 42 for every spent for wages and sala- ries of employes and officers en- gaged in operating the property and business of the company, and ab- sorbed 2TA cents of every dollar re- ceived from customers, Mr Neff wrote Also the tax bill is greater than the total received from of itc WMW rpsiden tial electric customers Income of the company in 1943 from patrons of all its services was 627 497 53 and wh.le this was an increase of 12 per cent over last year, higher taxes and operating costs reduced the net income to 52670364, which is about less than in 1942 Maps on opposite pages of the re- chnw of the company in taking electric service to cusio- mers in the area which it serves Of 305 communities now being served, 211 had no electric service of any kind m 1913, 48 had only part-time service, and only 48 had full-time service Today every one of the 305 communities has 24-hour service and in addition the company has more than farm consumers FARMERS SHOW INCREASED INTEREST IN GOOD SEED If a recent report from Clifford Kindschi county agricultural agent m Marquette county is any indica- tion, Wisconsin farmers are taking in unusual interest this year in bet- ter quality seed 1 had numerous inquiries about places to get Vicland oats and certified seed potatoes this he explains And growers are also asking about com hybrids and vege- table vanities labor and ma- chinery scarce growers want to be lure of a good crop On orchtftU, wall u field interest u high in better production practices. Kindwlu but pruning deaxirwtntuxu been well and that Connri KuchMT. Uoivcntty of Wuconon orchard iperulid, aited to to tiw county wxm for Q[ The Hot Bed D Mrs. Gust Utke Died On Sunday Morning PASSED AWAY AT DALTON AFTER LINGERING ILLNESS This community was saddened to learn this week of the death of Mrs Gust Utke 59 who passed away at her home in Dalton last Sunday at about 8 30 p m Mrs Utke had been suffering with a lingering illness for some time Surviving are her husband and a son. Carl, of the U S Navy When this newspaper went to press on Wednesday Carl had not as yet been located and notified of his mother's passing It was believed that he was out at sea Funeral services will be held on Thursday (today) at 2 p m from the Utke home and later at Grace Lutheran Church, Dalton, with Rev W Krueger m charge Burial will be m the Greenwood Cemetery Deadline Is Given On Feed Payments The deadline date tor accepting applications for milk production un February dairy leed payments is April 29, 1944, according lu a state ment released today from the county Triple A Office Milk production for the months of March and April will be paid on a dairy feed application which must filed during the month of May This payment will be for the two months March and April, combined on one application OPA STRIVES TO STAMP OUT GAS COUPON RACKETEERING More than 90 per cent of American motorists have endorsed their gaso- line coupons OPA said in reporting the progress made in stamping out counterfeit and stolen gas coupons Since January tirst, 926 counterfeit- ers peddlers and persons who had robbed local boards were arrested, and 611 motorists who bought gaso- p ttlptfillv lost their rations Also, filling stations had lo tuin in valid coupons to make good the illegal sale of more than four mil- lion gallons of gasoline and 1 140 other stations were denied the right to buy or sell gasoline for periods varying up to the duration of the war 'Skip' Ring, Esther Meyer, Take Vows COUPLE MARRIED SATURDAY EVENING AT WAUPUN CHURCH At 8 o'clock Saturday evening April 22nd, Clifton King son of Mr and J B Ring R R Dalton was united m marriage with Miss Esther Meyer, daughter of Mrs Al- bertena Meyer of Waupun The ceremony was performed at Emman- uel Evangelical Lutheran Church Waupun, with Rev Herberner offi- ciating The couple was attended by Mr and Mrs Alvin Corngan of Waupun For the ceremony the bride was attired in a mist green suit with brown accessories, and wore a shoul- der corsage of gardenias and red roses Mrs Corngan wore a rose- beige suit with brown Her flowers corresponded with the bride's Following a wedding dinner, the newly-weds left on a brief honey- moon WI8CONWW RANKS HIGH IN CLOVER SEED PRODUCTION maiij" been an important producer of red clovei seed as well ic some other types uf ck.c' iced B" producing a fairly large crop of red clover seed in 1943 while most states had short crops Wisconsin lead all stites in the output uf red clover seed ac- cording to the Crop Reporting Ser- vice of the Wisconsin and United States Departments of Agriculture While a considerable amount of the clover seed produced on Wiscon- sin s farms last year was used for seed on the farms where it was produced or on nearby farms, over half of it was sold to the trade for distribution elsewhere A recent sur- vey of red clover seed producer" in the state showed that 52 per cent of the 1943 crop was sold to dealers and 12 per cent U) farmers About 36 per cent of the crop was kept for use on the farms of producers The total crop produced in the state last year was estimated at bushels For the United States the clover iteu !_'  (Mine .1 be dosed ..11 (lay IriHay April 2tth ur will be attending a state press (onventton  uf Prices On Certain ServiceWorkMust Be Filed With OPA CHARGES Ml ST BE FILED WITH PANEL BY APRIL Z9 Aicordmj, to a statement released .1 T ,VP fnuntv Price Panel supplier of a ser- ice controlled by Maximum Price Regulation 165 is asked to imme- diately file his prices with his local A ar Pnre and Rationing Board Off- le The Panel wishes to particularly rl! attention to the fact that a num- ber of establishments and mdividu- ils do a small amount of service (ork as a side line It is important hat these prices be filed before April 29 as a service survey is, planned for the month ot May The following are some of the most common services supplied in his county This list is not to be considered complete under MPR 165, he Panel added (1 Automotive tion, maintenance, painting, rental, stoiage towing washing or other services <2 Carpentry re- only (3 Clothing blocking, dye- cleaning mending, pressing rental of (4 Electri- cal rental und repair of (5 Farm equip- nance, rental and re- pair of (6 Feed and ing i loaning grading, cleaning, scieemro, testing (7) Laundering (8 Oil ren- tal and repair (9) divUupmg enlarging printing (10) Safe deposit rental (11 Tools, saws, knives repair 01 sharpening (12) Transporta- of common carriers, and rental of transportation vehicles (13 Billiard, pool, maintenance and repair of equip- ment used therein (14 Building, houses, or of and sanding and waxing of floors, rental ijr tepau of equipment (15 Ra- and maintenance of  ou own a r.c.. buCtr-er- must prepare such a statement with- in ten days and file it in 20 days You must keep one copy of your statement available for examination bv iny person during ordinary busi- ness hours Your statement may be made out on your own stationery or plain white paper The exact name and address of your establishment should i r r tnrf page nf the stitement Your signature 11id address should be at the bottom of the last page The description of each service must be so exact and complete that no one can fail to understand what it is and no one can confuse it with anv other service you supply1 It must IM complete listing of the spe cifiidtiins process and other rhar- actertstH s of the service or of the various grides of services ton must make sure that ymi fine vour hiyhe t Marfh price for every stmce vou supplied or the rate or Ut pricing method or methods and fhdims vhirh you regularly used u Maiih coming every servui YOU i tri M H f tr w. hi VKI the i i n   

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