Manitowoc Sun Messenger, May 12, 1939

Manitowoc Sun Messenger

May 12, 1939

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Manitowoc Sun Messenger (Newspaper) - May 12, 1939, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 6.000 Guaranteed OradaU on. THE A copy in almost every Maniiowoc Telephone No. 17 MANITOWOC 813-817 Chicago Street , MESSENGER VOL. VII.-No. 37. MANITOWOC. WISCONSIN May 12, 1989 6 GO-ZIP Being a recording of those things that go ipping as folks talk. And a few vagrant thoughts. Last Week it took the Cubs six days I to win one game and this week they start out by getting one of their star players injured. It looks as though Gabby has a lot of troubles. The city gave the stamp collectors its stamp of approval. �4k Chickens always come home to roast, the aldermen will learn, o When the fight taken out of the picture the county board found itself with but little to do. At that you'll have to admit Chairman Kiel treated the opposition mighty fair. 0 THE BOY GROWS UP! Our home is all a-bustle, Mother has to hustle, Though sister needs her help she has to wait; There's a suit in need of pressing, And a call for help in dressing, For Sonny has grown up and has a date. We remember once when Sonny As a human was quite funny. For his clothes were seldom neat or clean or straight; Now he gets his whitest collar And he raises such a holler If his things are not just right; he has a date. His manners grow assuming And his hair gets much of grooming, Now he walks with carriage most sophisticate; We have lost the little fellow With his rush and squeal and bellow- For Sonny's now a man; he has a date. --o- This is music week but it is not supposed to include chin music. It developes that you only learn how good a man is after he is fired, has resigned or is dead. o ___May-be-the - -Cubs-are t^ng-to establish a record for -wrong guesses in the selection of players to be released. They have done pretty well in that direction thus far. 0 We really don't believe that wrestling has tiiat kind of a toe hold in this community. o The Duke of Windsor made it emphatic that he does not like and does not believe in war, pointing out that both victor and vanquished are losers. The Ships tried hard Sunday but missed the victory harbor by a couple of' points. -0- Good light costs only fifteen cents -for the light bulb. ---o-- -A man's working quotient is a good measuring stick of his ability. Eight hours a day and success are as far apart as the poles. Have the aldermen ever considered putting the salary question to a r'2(ferendum vote? ---o- \o one can be mean and happy any more than an orange can be sweet and sour. -----o----- With all their knowledge, the experts never seem to be able to tell us what we're up against until we're up against it. A - -0- The three balls out in front of the pawn shop just mean that it is two to one you won't get it back. We would like itif, when they say: "That's your story," they would add, "And now we'll get the other side," and then really go out and do just that. Authority that is abused to make needless demonstrations just proves the man who holds the job doesn't know what it is all about. 0 It's hard to find a pair of friends that are entirely satisfactory to both a man and his wife. -0- Do you suppose that they will ever start to launder paper napkins? -0- A life should be nieasured by deeds -not by years. - o � Don't worry, but if you do, don't worry others with your worries. - � o Joe: I heard of a fellow that was arrested for having flat feet. Sam: Flat feet? You can't get arrested for that. Joe: Yeh? He had his feet in the wrong flat. Is anyone checking on the onion skin weather prophets ? Gosh, can't those European countries keep their armies busy by just drilling them over-time? -o Remember back when "neck" was a noun ? Sheboygan English: "I like red-no matter what color it is." -o- Judge Lauer at New York has resigned, proving that even as a judge you can't continue to get away with it. The fishing season opens officially on next Monday. Just who set that date? ------------------- o Do the best you can with what you've got-where you are. -0-- We would rather have halitosis than no breath at all. o We sometimes wonder why the woman who unblushingly displays her legs well above the knees, always becomes so humiliated if she>, discovers that her underskirt is showing a half inch below her dress. �� o You can't OFF-set OFF days by takin?? days OFF. A budding love affair is often a blooming expense. -o- Do you know where the most popular night parking spot in this town is? Go out and hunt for it, it should be fun. When somebody quotes: "Give me liberty or give me death," all a majority of the people think of is a five cent magazine. ........o- Anyway we have the room for a number of stores. We don't know about the business. Yep, Sunday is MOTHER'S day and in most homes she will be expected to get up an extra special dinner for the occasion. The May flowers are here but the spring bargains in coal appear to be a long ways off. Be seeing you again next week. Kadow To Build Ai&F. Super Store On Washington St. Announcement was made yesterday by John M. Kadow of the signing of a lease with a A. & P. company for the erection of a building for a super-sei-vice store on Washington street. The building will be one story, will be located directly west of the Mikado theatre, takings up the spot by the buildings now occupied by the Hessel restaurant and the Goetz bakery and will have a frontage of 60 feet on Washington street with a depth of 120 feet. Consti-uction will be started soon after June 1, the date set for the vacation of the premises by the present tenants. The store is to be ready for occupancy about Sept. 1 with an earlier date, if possible. Written notices have been served on both Goetz and Hessel. Mr. Kadow said that the old ice house, which now houses the radio station studio on the second floor, may be remodeled for use of the Goetz bakery. If the studio is continued on the second floor a new entrance will have to be arranged for. He added that he had not been advised whether the other A. & P. stores in this city will be discontinued, a practice which has sometimes been followed in other cities where superstores have been opened. It is thought here that at lease one of the present stores, that on Western avenue, will be continued because of the special service it renders to rural customers through the White House Milk company. A super-store has been rumored here for months and the signing of the lease this week conofirms those rumors. Announcement has been made that the contracts will be let, or have been let, for the rebuilding of the Public, Service Corporation offices and warehouses at the old site on Qeveland avenue at the Little Manitowoc. The construction work is to be rushed and the company expects to be in the new building before the end of the summer. It has been spread over three places in the city since the fire which destroyed- the-^ld car bams and power house that served as offices, warehouse and garage. The site of the new Kieckhefer Container company plant at South Eighteenth and Dewey streets is about the busiest spot in the city. Construction work is going forward at a rapid pace. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Wattawa, Ur-banek and Schlei funeral parlor, for Mrs. Ida Abel, wife of Capt. William Abel, Spanish American War veteran, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. I^ttie Hatfield at Park Falls Sunday night. Capt. and Mrs. Abel have been making their home at Park Falls for the past year. The body was returned here Wednesday, Mrs. Abel, who wis Ida Johnson before her marriage, was born in the town of-Fi-anklin, and was married to Capt. Abel in 1880. The couple observed their golden wedding anniversary in 1930. Survivors are the husband, the daughter, Mrs. Hatfield, two sons, Major Walter Abel, city, and Edwin Abel, retired U. S. naval officer, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Miss Lydia Specht, 47, died late Tuesday afternoon and funeral services will be held this afternoon at the Kossuth Baptist church. Survivors are six brothers and six sisters. A pall of dust covered the city Wednesday morning and extends to a greater part of the state. It was swept in from the Dakotas and Minnesota by the northwest wind. Borch^rdty Brady Are On Recreation Board At a special meeting of the city council last Friday night the resignations of Dr. L. D. Thompson and Dr. Odin L. Wilda as members of the recreation board were accepted by a vote of seven to six by the aldermen with John Zagrodnik absent. The Mayor then named Francis Brady and Fred H. Borcherdt, oldest son of Fred C. Borchertlt, as members of the board to succeed the two resigned officials and the appointments were unanimously confirmed. An effort was made to delay action on the acceptance of the resignations to give the cmmcil time to devide what it was done with regard to a change in the ordinance. The vote on the acceptance of the resignations was Koepke, Plantico, Klusmeyer, Klein, Delsman, Heagle and Olson for with Gretz, Randolph, Thoke, Sladky, Kunz, and Nothing voting "No." The resignation of Frank Hrabik went to the vocational school board and his place must be filled by them while the position of Major Ed Schmidt will have to be filled by the school board. Olson is the city council member o( the recreation board. The two new members of the board and Aid. Olson met at the city hall Saturday morning and voted to continue Leslie Mangin as temporary director. Francis Brady was chosen as the temporary secretary of the board. Selection of permanent officers will be delayed until the membership of the board has been completed. Mayor Martin Georgenson named Edwin Schuette, Capt. Edward Carus, R. G. Plumb, Percy Brandt and Judge Emil Baensch as the committee in charge of selecting a float for the Citizenship Day parade at a cost not to exceed $150. The mayor suggested that the mode^ of a clipper ship should be used. Definite action will have to be taken for the layout of streets in proposed new residence sections both inside and outside of the city limits, Mayor Martin Georgenson pointed out when he named Edward Dusold as the new member of the city planning commission to succeed Charles A. -Dr^mm, who aaked-to-he-reHeved-ol-his duties. The Gray Robinson Construction company, city, and the United Construction company. Green Bay, were the low bidders on the two intercepting sewer contracts for which the board of public works opened bids Thursday and they were awarded the jobs Friday night. The Gray Robinson bid for the Jay street interceptor was $90,716.70 while the United bid for the south shore interceptor was $45,210. The total of the two is $1,100 above the estimates. The council also voted to pay James White, former city hall janitor, $88 and Mrs. Sylvia Kerscher Passenbach, former deputy clerk, $72 in settlement of back salary claims. Manitowoc Seekr Start New National Holiday May 21 All of the final details of the Wg Citizenship Day celebration to be held in this city Sunday, May 21, are being completed and with a little cooperation by the weather man sonro t\ew record for attendance, entertaiiv ment and publicity should be set. The NBC national broadcast will be made from Washington park between 11:30 and 12 and will be more or less informal with speeches by President Dykstra and Prof Colbert of the university, three selections by the Marine band and interviews with the new citizens. ^ There will be a great parade in the afternoon with floats for the city, each ward and for every township and village with a number from Two Rivers and Kiel. Each float will have a theme. Also in that parade will be bands, civic and fraternal organisa'-tions,- Co. E., the crew of the Ea-canaba, the University drum corps and the flag throwers, the Scouts and mian^ others. The colors are to be massed in front of the high school building while the program will take place in the bowl so that thousands can be accomodated. The churches of the city and county will all hold special services Sunday morning. May 21, with the program stressing citizenship. Thousands of visitors are expected from other communities of the state and many prominent state and federal officials will be here. Chief Justice Rosenberry will administer the oath to the new citizens. All the indications are that Sunday, May 21, will be one of the greatest days in the history of Mani' , towoc. Better make arrangements to stay at home and see the fun. A special train will leave over the Chicago &. Northwestern at 11:16 Saturday morning carrying the musicians and singers to tine festival at Sheboygan. The big parade is scheduled for 4:30 in the afternoon. The train will leave Sheboygan at 9:30 in the return trip. The Manitowoc-Two Rivers Traffic club has been formally organized with a membership of 80. Roy G. Craddock is the president, Alvin B. Bocher, Two Rivers, is vice president, Edward P. McGahey second vice president, I. W. Whitaker is traffic commissioner and Mead F. Hansen secretary-treasurer. The soft ball leagues,are to open the week of May 22. The work on the sewage disposal plant at Two Rivers got under way Wednesday. The annual Campers' Theatre Party, which marks the end of the period for a reduction in the camp fees of the Boy Scouts, is set for May 27. It was also announced that the dahlia project, conducted last year by Dr. Harvey VoUendorf would again be open to the boys. Mrs. Anna Abbott, 42, a former resident of Two Rivers, died Tuesday night at Rhinelander and funeral services were held there Thursday with burial at Green Bay. Survivors are two daughters, her parents, two brothers and five sisters. Jeannette Nubs, 8, died Tuesday afternoon at the Holy Family hospital whefe she had undergone an operation for appendicitis a week before. Funeral services were held this morning at St. Boniface. She is survived by lior mother, Mrs. Edna Nuhs, 714 Marshall St. Mrs. Anna Zom, 68, committed suicide by hanging in the kitchen of the home ofher sister, Mrsv Joseph-Hartnian, at Millhonie, southeast of Kiel, Wednesday morning. Besides the sister, with whom she made her homo since the death of her husband, she is survived by one brother. Barber shops in this city and Two Rivers will close at noon Monday, May 22, to allow the journeymen barbers to observe the silver anniversary of the founding of the local organization in 19M. A banquet and program will be given at the Lincoln field house during evening. Sam Feldman, one of the organizers of the Quality Fruit company, established here in 1918, has disposed of his interests and retired from the firm. Other members, Max Friedman, Ted Serio and William Grabinidcy said there will be no other dua^jfj^ ;