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Burlington Herald (Newspaper) - August 18, 1949, Burlington, Iowa
The pm became a Marion. / a Longfellow volume three no. 2tburlington, Iowa thursday August in. 1>4� five cents per copt and stuff by Van Garrison another Burlington Cycle is i drawing nigh to an end As the i Tole time authors would say and its again necessary to say sol Long to you kind readers. I this essay is rather lengthy but if you get tired just drop out any i time by giving the customary Sig-1 Nal of two snorts and a Long a Humph a. I Well remember that first Cycle when i was t Long out of Short i pants. I arrived Here from Newton on the Rocky Island one i wintry Day in 1917 to throw around a few dishes and dats for Bob Padden at the postal Tele-1 graph office. I smoked 5 cent i Blackhawk in those Days went gaga about a certain Prospect Hill blonde got my shoes shined i every saturday and attended the Palace on sunday nights. Never forget that april night when the municipal band stood on the intersection of main a Jeff and thundered defiant patriotic music. That was the Day the u. S. Declared War on Germany and company "1�?� said a to hell with the kaiser.�?�. I left a Jittu Jeter Back in 1920 As a Ful Kofl a . Operator for the Hawk-1 Eye. That was the Start of a the second Cycle which lasted for seven years. A a a during i that Cycle i started attending 1 High school football Basket-1 Ball games and acquired a Al a a spirit for Burlington High 1 which still holds Good. I re-1 member Martin Bruhl and his i Orch Aitra at the Palace. One 1 night he got up and announced receipt of a Brand new song i from the East entitled a yes we got no announck9ibnt it is with deep regret that i make this announcement that i am leaving the Burlington Herald to accept a position on the Hastings Nebraska daily Tribune but i have too Good an offer to turn Down. Holland Richardson will have an announcement to make soon with respect to the Herald. There is a possibility that publication May have to be suspended at least temporarily until someone can be found to take my place. I certainly did not wish to Force the Herald into this position but my new situation opened up and i had to accept at once with no waiting period. I want my Burlington friends to know that i made every Effort to stay Here. I want them to know How much i am going to miss them. The Opportunity at Hastings i feel is a splendid one for me. I made the i trip out there last week and discovered that my old Friend cd Bradley former managing editor of the fort Madison Democrat is holding Down a similar Job on the Tribune. A Holland is attempting now to line up someone to fill the editor s chair. If humanly possible the Burlington Herald will continue without interruption. I had hoped to stay on until my successor could be so elected but this was not to be. I certainly wish the paper All of the Success in the world. I would like also to thank our readers and advertisers who have supported the paper during my term As co owner and editor. Zoe whirl i by Candy i or. And mrs. John Blaul and son Louis left sunday for q trip to Chicago Madison Wisconsin Minneapolis Minnesota and Boulder Colorado. Their daughter Joan and miss Kaye Slodki a will return to Burlington with them. I the girls have been attending summer school at the University Lof Colorado. I Undt the Henry swingers have returned to their Home on Central ave. After a visit to Yellowstone Park. Or. And mrs. Gerald Shearer of Magnolia 111., have left for their Home after a visit at the Ralph Davies Home in Cascade Terrace. Or. And mrs. Edsel Schweiser of st. Louis to. Have been visiting their parents or. And mrs. George Pearson on North sixth st. And or. And mrs. George Schweizer on so. Main st. Or. Schweizer received his masters a degree in education at Washington University at the end of the summer session. &4&&washin6tm i Dick wisc meter arrived Home i saturday from Fairbanks Alaska where he has spent the summer working. Keith Burman and Bob i Mauer who Are working in Alaska i will return in a few weeks. March of events i mrs. W. W. Reed of Bay View i Michigan is the guest of her daughter and family mrs. Milton Sandell on South main st. More White House control i new dem National chairman Over patronage new seen i rated strictly Truman Man Jerry Hargitt has returned from a visit in Flint Michigan. W the Centra press a8hengton�?senator j. Howard Mcgrath s resignation As a chairman of the democratic National committee to become a or. And mrs. David Steinle and i or. And mrs. Ralph Youngstrom Are spending a few Days in Park rapids Minnesota. Van is gone that is indeed a Tough break for Rol and the Burlington Herald. I sure wish that Fate had rolled those Bones so that Van could have stayed on with us Here in Burlington. It has always been a pleasure to work with him and i am going to miss his Friendly Little Noggin sticking in my door to ask if i am Busy. I knew Damn Well he was coming in anyway so i was it amps Busy. You Are a talented gentleman Van and a Good scout to Boot. I wish you Well in your new venture and Hope that you end up with a Friend and a Dollar for every Grain of wheat in Nebrasky let us hear from you often keep your powder dry and Don t let them there Rocky mountains fall on you. Till we meet again mighty mite Solon i Kidir the sky a a pebbles in the Pool if you did t see Herm Willits no hitter last Friday night you missed the thrill of a life time. From the seventh inning on out i was a wreck every time a Bat cracked. You never saw Quek a rash of crossed digits. Herm did a Superb Job and when you consider that cupid is breathing Down his neck it is All the More wonderful. Up and Down goes the River and up and Down goes the River Fisherman a Luck. There was that powerful movie a the big Parade at the grand. Copying the play by play of the Iowa games on the wire. The crowd that filled Washington Street one night to hear that famous Dempsey Firpo Brawl which i copied. The bees at the Fairgrounds. Tom Giffin s baseball chatter at Reilly s. A i had them Guys beat when a pop Fly Falls Between the outfielders for a Lucky hit.�?�. Nick Wales version was that the Batter teed off and hit the Fence with a liner. The three Cushion and Kelly Pool jousts at Hiltz a. Tommy Farr catching a High foul Fly. Carl Tiedge and his sensational Cage exploits. The building of the new Gazette and the distress at the Hawk Eye until they were Able to do likewise. Remember once when George Stivers came up to sit beside me and read Over the Carbon copies of the wire report. It happened that the big league season was getting under Way that Day. George got up and addressed the Telegraph editor. A where Are you putting this Story a. He was told on the sports Page. A put it on Page one a said George. I remember the Day of his funeral when i was the Only who could not attend. I had to stay and copy the report even though the Gazette did not publish that Day because the Hawk Eye wanted the Carbon copies. Then there was the prompt Cycle which started on november 18, 1943/. The Plant going full blast Burlington youth spread All Over the world ration tickets a War Bond dives. A for the kids who were yet too Young there a analysing Page 8�? control Over patronage and other High policy party matters. Washington insiders Are aware that president Truman Andl Mcgrath frequently failed to see Eye to Eye on such issues. Mush is not the Case with William Bill Boyle the Kansas City i product picked to succeed Mcgrath. Boyle is strictly the president s Man. And there will be no arguments Between the chief executive and the Man who takes therel naj a party Pilot presidential assistant Donald Dawson who keeps pretty Well in the background is due to play an increasingly important role in the party line up Dawson described by or Truman As one 1118 brightest and most trusted aides. Hal worked closely with Boyle for Many months. Gib thus with Mcgrath now theoretically at least aloof from the hurly Burly of party squabbles a 1 new team is taking shape for the admittedly Tough struggle the democrats face in next year s congressional elections. Children John and Nancy of Newton Kansas Are visiting at the d. E. Hertslet Home on it. Pleasant st., and the Erwin Hertzler Home in bittersweet place. A or. And mrs. Theodore Fischer and family of Altonburg is. That of Al i have left for their Home after a visit at the George Schweizer Home on main st. Miss Ruth Uptegraph of Waterloo Iowa is spending the month of August with or. And mrs. A. F. Johnson on Central ave. Withiam Beyle 9 British Jet threat congressional Avian i Tion committees and aeronautics branches of the government in general a re gravely concerned Over the threat to american commercial air dominance posed by Britain s new All Jet de Havilland Comet Airliner the United states has put its eggs in the old style conventional engine Basket As Britain has gambled that in the commercial Avia Tion Field enough people will be willing to pay the Price that Jet air transport will Cost i most american aviation leaders doggedly and hopefully believe that the expense of operating Jet transports will prohibit any Gen a Oral acceptance of that Mode of air travel. I the Comet made its first flight recently within three years after it went on the drawing boards. British experts contend it will a lash the. 14-hour travel time Between Europe and America to six hours. I that is just what american leaders fear they know that most people who Fly the Atlantic have enough Money either business Wise or personally to pay the increased fare to Cut their time Over water to less than half miss Betty Copeland entertain led a few friends at dinner at her Home on no. Seventh st. Tuesday eve. The Eleanor Copeland Kings daughter Circle entertained their husbands with a covered dish supper at the Leroy Pistorius cottage on Edgewater Beach last wednesday. Hawkeye fair was such a Success. Fairs Are grand institutions. Wonder sometimes if it would t be a Good idea though to move it out of the hot forepart of August. Can t help but think that the crowds would be much greater a. It s an idea. Van Garrison is going to by solely missed in these parts. Youd be surprised at the people from near and far who followed his portrayal of the local sports scene. A ads for Christmas cards Etc. Are starting to filter across my desk. My of my what is happening to our summer. Sure Hope that the Burlington Herald can keep on hitting the Street. It will be sorely missed if it does t and you Don t have to take my word for it. Midget Auto racing is coming Back to town with a vengeance. All night races. Them As a under the sky Page mrs. C. Marion Gaston and Chil i Dren Are visiting mrs. Gaston s Mother in Chattanooga Tenn. Or. And mrs. Don Walters and i daughter have returned to their i Home on gun Tison after a visit in Colorado. George Dixon or. Of Tucson Arizona visited his grandmother mrs. J. W. Dixon Over the week i end. Sun spy probe look for further charges by a Senate bub-1 committee that United nations employees have engaged in communist espionage in this country i senator Patrick a. Mccarran d. Nevada chairman of the Senate group has made it Clear that his committees investigation Oil an alleged link Between the United nations and communist agents has riot yet Lieen completed. Committee sources already have charged that there is a communist a underground Railroad bringing foreign agents into thy United states and has linked it to a at least one in Delegate the committee which has been conducting an extensive invest a gation is expected to make Public its findings when the probe by completed. H investigators now Are searching for final details on the a underground to Date the details of their inquiry have been kept secret for fear of a a hampering the investigation. # Over administration a because of what some critics be Lieve is a Over administration of Japan by United states occupation authorities reports Are current that there soon Wittl be a material reduction in Headquarters personnel in Tokyo. Withdrawal of some of the a a administrators will con fam with growing state department sentiments a room Bah that More and More of Thea Iii government Tig Japan should revert to the Atli Frap a the sooner of Jaq Postif the better. Or. And mrs. Sterling lord or. Lof Paris France Are visiting or. I lord s parents in bittersweet. Or. And mrs. Frank Schramm land daughter Gretchen have returned from a month s visit in Montana. A or. Raymond Wright and i daughter Martha Lee have gone to Mexico City. They will be accompanied Home by Mary Helen Wright who has been attending the University of Mexico summer school. The annual fish Fry for members was held at Crystal Lake club last wednesday. Or. Frank Ober was in charge of arrangements. Bit miss Gwen Pettigrew who has been attending the summer session at Murry College Murry i Kentucky has returned to her Home on North seventh st miss Pettigrew will leave september in Fithyou the fall term at Murry. Us for yom Hub Palace ends saturday. August 20 a Betty Grable in a the Beautiful blonde from bashful Bend a in technicolor. Sunday thru wednesday. August 21-24�?clark Gable in a any number can with Alexis Smith. Thursday thru saturday. August 25-27�?�?ostreets of in technicolor. With William Holden. William Bendix. Mona Freeman. Capitol thursday and Friday. August 1s-19 a a Unfaithfully Linda Darnell a i cheated the Law a a Tom con sturday thru wednesday. August 20-24�?�?ochicken every Din Ida Ley a hold that bowery boys. Friday and saturday. August 19-20 a a four faces West a a Joel Mccrea. I Frances Dee a Rusty leads him ted Donaldson. Shugren Moffett a go Bui. No. 13. Sunday to tuesday August 21-23�? a roadhouse a a Ida Lupino Cornel i Wilde a South of death Valley a a Smiley Burnette. He wednesday h a wednesday end thursday 24-25�?�?ofour feathers a june Ralph Richardson a Eva Riser Leon Errol he a Law of the Golden my Hale a guru by a sunday to tuesday. August i a Man from Colorado a a Glen i William. Holden a Al Sadiee of chorus a a Adela Jergens. Ill Hal Roach. tie unday Jaime Mcdonald is Dye and Jutt Midho
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