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Idaho State Journal (Newspaper) - June 4, 1967, Pocatello, Idaho Peter Norgaard in . Army while still danish citizen by Ernie st1tes journal staff writer your fun while you re Young Don t wait until you re old. Is the advice of Peter and Christine Norgaard at Ages 75 and 65. We re following our own advice and on june 21 Well be aboard a charter plane in route from Seattle to nor Gaard said. If i m no older than i feel my age would be reckoned at about 39." proving they re Young though members of the Golden age club the Norgaard dance every saturday night and some times on wednesday at a local inn. Able Seaman Norgaard was at sea from age 14, visited in almost every country except Switzerland. While at new York City in 1918, he was told he must Reg ister for the draft so he went to an office but being unable to speak the american language availed himself of a. Swede for an interpreter. The paper work done he signed and instead of being registered found he was enlisted in the United states . Doughboy he took it in stride trained in Georgia and went to France in the medical corps and to Sev eral fronts including Verdun a red St. Mihiel. Fourteen months later he was discharged with three stripes and returned to the United states. It was not until 1920 that he became an american citizen at Portland Maine. Because of interpretation of his record by officials at new and Portland he was de share of the Bonus added american servicemen began Early for Peter Gaard who followed his r s footsteps by going to sea. Father was Captain of a sail freighter operating mostly in the North sea area but caching England and other Matty countries. Ext age 14 years and six months Peter was a mess boy on a ship but never sailed with his father. He spent 10 years at sea on ships of several nations his first trip in 1907 being to Nice France. He includes Nice and Naples among Beautiful Cit ies. In addition to Points around the world at Phila Delphia after Hospital treatment when his ship sailed without him. After working on tugboats he sailed again to Europe re turned to new York Harbor where he worked on River boats after West in 1919 discharge from the american he worked t Portland Maine and in 1919 Idaho sunday journal Pocatello sunday 4. Idaho in retrospect from our files 50 years ago protecting Pocatello song Birds powder Tea. Pound 25 cents log up. Quart. 46 cents. The Bird committee women s study league is doing 25 years ago s doing song Birds in this Section of the country and plans Are now on oot for an Active Campaign against sparrows and other Birds which drive away the real song ters. Ire chief Canfield fart at eagles fire fire broke out this morning it the eagles building at the o r n e r of Arthur and Clark Christine and Peter Norgaard transplanted Danes prefer Idaho for Home he and a brother Kingo drove a Model t from Westbrook Maine to san Deigo. They returned to Blackfoot where several relatives resided Peter working there and in 1922 married Christine Knudsen whom he met through correspondence. On nov. 11, 1922, they came to Pocatello and Peter began work at the Oregon Short line tie Plant West of town. Weighing 160 pounds Peter shouldered the big ties weigh ing 200 pounds and on Many Days his shoulder was raw from the hard labor. The next january he began employment in the store depart ment. He quit there in 1945, retiring to harder work on the 40 acres he owns West of Tyhee and the adjoining 40 he leases from the Indian owner. Though retired from employ ment he works when he wants to since a son in Law Trecey Watson runs the farm. Fly to Denmark the Norgaard will leave Pocatello june 12, drive to Seattle and Vancouver to visit relatives and take off by plane june 21 for the mile hop across the North pole Region to Den Mark. They will be in Denmark july 4 when that nation the Only one to observe the fourth of july with the United states holds the Fin Denmark they will miss the mountains of Idaho since Denmark is practically Flat country with Only one Hill which they said is about 100 feet High. Dairying is a High ranking in Young couples forced to wait there have been tears among some Young people who had to three Days to Obj Tain marriage licenses Bannock county clerk Trunette Spraker said Friday in commenting on Idaho s new marriage Law. It took effect wednesday some phases of the hew Law Are More strict than first appeared Spraker said. Some Al Tarr bound couples were unaware that if either party is under 21s they must wait 72 hours a full three Days from when they apply for the License until the License can be issued. This is True even though the Law says a Man 21 or Over and a woman 18 or Over can be issued a marriage License without parental con sent. Only if both Are 21 can the License be issued immediately upon application. Six couples who applied the first two Days had to wait for their licenses. Written consent of Parent or guardian is required for issuance of a marriage License to a Man not less than 18 but less than 2 and a woman not less than 16 but under 18. If the male is under 18 and the female is under 16, a probate court order is required for issuance of a marriage License. Parental consent also is required. Before the court can Issue its order some interested party must petition the court that each minor is physically and mentally qualified to assume full mar tial and parental duties or that it is in the Best interest of society that the marriage be Pef mixed. The Profitte judge must order an examination of the minor by the county physician and Hole a hearing on the petition. The physician must testify at the hearing. Only then can the pro Bate judge decide whether a boy under 18 and a girl under 1 should be issued a marriage Cense. Under the old Law a couple could be issued a marriage License without parental Consen or a waiting period if both were 18 or Over. Probate court review was required Only if they Wen under 15. The new Law is aimed at eliminating quickie marriages 0 juveniles in Idaho. Spraker expects a reduction of the Many Fly in marriages of teen agers who came to Idaho by air front Distant states anti obtained marriage licenses immediately. Even if both parties Are old enough to be married they now Lave to prove it. The new Law that a male under 21 and a female under 18 submit a birth certificate or duplicate to the recorder clerk before the License can be issued. Even if they Are Over 21, they can be questioned by he clerk recorder if he has any Imbt that they Are old enough Praker said. The Law places the Burden up on the county clerk recorder to assure that anyone issued a marriage License is qualified. A clerk recorder can be fined for issuing a marriage License to a per son not legally competent. 3 scholarship winners told winners of three scholarships at Idaho state University have Een announced by William n assistant professor o speech who is chairman of the scholarships awards and prizes committee. Leslie Streeper a Sophomore n dental Hygiene from Poca Ello received the yellow Stone dental Supply scholarship. The w. P. Kitaj memorial scholarship has been awarded to Linda Phippen Idaho Falls. Tilt scholarship is for the sum Mer session at. Isu this year. Miss Phippen a Junior in Ger Man and education has been on the Honor Roll was Secretary in Garrison House in 1966 and was Chimes president in 1966-67. The serendipity scholarship sponsored by Isu alumni and awarded on the basis of creativity was Given to George sequin Pocatello. Sequin is a senior in music. He is a member of path finders has been on the Honor Roll served on student Senate committees and was a member of the Isu dance band in 1965. Value of the scholarship is Dusty Denmark shipping but Ter As far As the United states along with its famed hams and sausages. Peter said Good Dan Beer Sells in the United states for 70 cents a bottle. On the flight to Denmark the zip will be from ., to ., but it will be a rapid Light on the return trip with de parture time at noon and Arriva at Seattle a Changes in time standards account for the fast changes of timepieces. Next to Minneapolis after returning to Pocatello August 1, Norgaard will go to Minneapolis As a Delegate from Pocatello Lodge 264 of the Dan ish brotherhood which has 130 members. Representatives of 318 lodges around the nation Are to attend the National Conven Tion. Mrs. Norgaard said the Pocatello country is very much like Denmark except for the mountains and she s quite Happy to have her Home Here. Many things Are better Here she says Peter is a Good Driver she says and the couple make fre quent trips in their pickup camper visiting at Denver Boise in Oregon and elsewhere but for their trip to san Diego last january they took to the air lanes Peter who once owned a com Mercial fishing boat has a complimentary fishing License from the Idaho fish and game department. At age 75, Peter can Reat his newspaper without use o glasses but the state motor licensing Bureau requires him to use glasses White driving. Both born in Denmark mrs. Norgaard also a native of Denmark was born july 1 1901, at fyn to Christian am Mette Knudsen the family mov ing to Denver in 1910, and to Blackfoot in 1913 where they engaged in farming. She attended schools in Denmark Alt Den ver and Blackfoot. Norgaard was born May 6 1892, at Lasso Denmark to Peter and Anna Hansen nor Gaard. The Young Peter nor Gaard and Christine Knudsen were married sept. 11. 1922 at Idaho Falls. The Norgaard Are fortunate in that most of their family and relatives reside in the Pocatello area though most of Peter s Brothers and Sisters reside in Europe. They have two sons Chris Tian on Swisher Road and Carl at 5060 Hawthorne three Daugh ters mrs Trecey Ellen wat son Wallin Road mrs. Ear Anna Pressler Robin ant mrs. Herb Marie Seefried Blackfoot. There Are 17 grand children. Mrs. Norgaard has four Broth ers Rasmus 735 n thirteenth Street Carl 436 Park Ejner 769 Myrtle Street All of Pocatello and Hans Idaho Falls and a sister mrs. Emery Marie Roberts 626 Wes Carson. Norgaard has three Brothers and two Sisters All widowers or widows. They Are Albert in Denmark Thorwold Copenhagen and Kingo los Angeles mrs. Katinka Korna Hamburg Germany and mrs. Thora Jor Gensen Denmark. The Norgaard Are members of the lutheran Church the Dan ish sisterhood and the Golden age club. Native of Idaho Dies at age 101 Redding Calif. Of Redding s oldest residents 101-year-old mrs. Mary c. Wickersham died Friday at a rec Ding convalescent Hospital. So was a retired school Tea be win moved to Redding from Boise Idaho five years ago. She was born at Emmett Idaho oct. 6, 1865. Her father Thomas p. Calahan was a Idaho legislator and a circus judge. Mrs. Wickersham became school teacher in a Little one room school 25 Miles from Boia 84 years ago. She received telegrams from then goes. Edmund g. Brown o California and Robert Smylie o miss Zinn s class at Mav Jaq men reported missing Washington a a list containing the names of 16 Idaho men missing was issued by the Navy department. The list covers the period from april school is engaged in making ird houses and plans to drive Way the sparrows. Twain mrs. Margaret Jeanne Downey. 1240 North Arthur ave it includes with next of Kin Ernest Willard Downey boats nue Pocatello. Samuel Gaston Bowler Avia Tion chief machinists s mate brother Mack Bowler american Falls. John Robert Breeze sergeant Orner or annul Ana treet. Little damage resulted to Marine corps father William he building. Fire chief a. B. Can Felci is confined to bed today As result if a fall when a ladder gave Way under him and he suffered sprained ankle and twisted Humb. Radiee to build at site of Blaze j. H. Townsend announced he Las sold the ground where the Rooney and Douglas garage stood at sixth and Center streets to Frank Paradice jr., Well known local architect. The Mooney and Douglas garage was destroyed in a fire May 4 with loss of building and contents estimated at More than architect Paradice has called or bids for removal of debris from the fire and will proceed with plans for a new garage. Fach Mutic students plan first concert the first Public concert of the season by students of the conservatory of music at Idaho tech will be Given tomorrow in the school auditorium. Among students on the pro Gram Are Marguerite Houtz Mil in Exeter Gertrude Giesbrecht Grace bean Lamar Ridgeway 5eorge Green Alice Cosgrove Mary Dayton Wayne Pond Mil dred Kidd Thora Dalton Ethel stinger Viola Hunter and Lucille Hood. Lanes blast Germany London a the Raf turned the lethal devastating might of planes Loose on Germany. Monday night almost All of them on the Region of the Lazi Arsenal City of Essen rime minister Churchill announced. Sorority elects mrs. Edward r. Mooney is new president of Kappa chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Malad fare Pocatello Malad stage leaves Pocatello 8 ., arrives at a lad at the return trip leaves Malad at 2. P.m., arriving at 5 fare Gathe Selling lots at Inkom town Ite Inkom lots Are being sold by t. A. Gathe and among recent buyers Are t. I. Richardson John Mears postmaster har Graves h. G. Williams n l. 3rock, Sarah Wilson Walter Scad on p. Lissi Bee Claud ish Ida Stone Ohn Ackson Blacksmith a. H. Dawson City clerk to Caterio Leon Hurst and Loren Walker. Bow elects staff Margaret mines was elected resident of the business and professional women club succeeding Dorothy Manning. Other officers Are Esther witty Martha White Bertha Stacy and Elinor Clark. Jig Mack landed Jackson Wyo. Jess wort dragged in a Mackinaw Trout weighing pounds largest Ever caught through the ice on Jackson Lake. The big one was 44 inches Long with Girth of inches. Suits Coats suits and overcoats made to order no less than no More than tailors. Transportation wins in a closely contested baseball game the transportation team Defeated the machinists by 4 to 2. Playing for the winners were Phalen Derham Byrd Coulsen Slingerland Bruner Mcdougall Frost and Peak and for the machinists were Holmes Solomon Duffy Farnsworth bom Braska Maddock Button. Campbell Gundry and Krause patrolman Bill Price gets unplanned Bath due to the overflowing of the Portneuf River and the unusual High water this Spring ranchers and gardeners South of the City reported considerable losses As seed which had been planted has been completely washed away. Yesterday afternoon patrol men Price and Young were summoned to one of the Large Garden plots about a mile South of Pocatello which is owned by several chinese. The House owned by the men was completely surrounded by water and they had to be taken from the House in a boat by patrolman Young. Patrolman Price took charge of the two horses on the place and while Riding one of them through several feet of water the animal slipped and sent the officer head Over heels into a miniature Lake. Prices attractive among prices quoted in an a by Lew s store Are Corn meal sack 54 cents Blackfoot Honey 16 pounds Hershey Cocoa Idaho and from president John-1 it pounds three for 59 cents Ion on her 100th birthday. I Bacon 35 cents per Pound gun freeze Arbon. Sidney m. Christensen private first class Marine corps aunt ills. Mary m. Russell poc Atel o. Lester j. Demouth private first class Marine corps Sis or miss Musa Demouth Poca Ello. Maurice p. Girard. Corporal Olarine corps father Armond a. Girard 1306 East Lewis Street Pocatello. Years ago Carlson to command foreign War veterans american Kalls Wood Row Carlson was elected com Naniot r of the veterans of for eign for the coming year. Dick Leuton was named sen or vice commander Grant Povey. Junior vice command Czurles Clinkinbeard quartermaster. Paul Mcdermott Jost a 1 v o c a t a Theophil Schmidt chaplain Lee Spraker surgeon John Pollard Ken Neth Turner and Ted Harmison directors. Georgetown gets Plant Montpelier a Salt Lake City firm has received the general contract for construct ing a fertilizer Plant at Georgetown. The Plant is part of a project to be erected in Georgetown can Yon by the Central Farmers fertilizing co. Bengals win again Idaho state s unbeaten Bengal boxers tuned up for the Start o tournament action next thursday with an easy 7-2 Vic tory Over the Short handed University of Wuco sin badgers in the final meet of the season Here last night. Ellit Taylor rites first in Church poc Tellan at Detroit new Church opens dedication ceremonies were conducted recently for the new lds ninth and eighteenth wards Church Corner of Quinn and Hawthorne locate Loans honoured Steve Young was named treasurer and Bryan Dotson Meuten ant governor for the Idaho Utah key club during the two state convention Here. Japanese hit Alaska Washington a Navy announced that four Jap anese bombers and about 15 fighters had attacked dutch Harbor Alaska and that the at ack lasted about 15 minutes. No details were announced. Two girls sharing graduation honors the first world War ii graduating class from Pocatello num Bers 296. For the first time in history of the school two women Stu dents have tied for valedictory donors. By the flip of a Coin t was decided that Dorothy Booth would give address and Margaret Briggs he Farewell address. Both had perfect averages in four years of High school class work. Mcconnell pitches Pocatello s cardinals trotted out a new Pitcher Carl Mccon Nell and the Pitcher after a shaky Start chucked no hit Ball from the fourth Frame on. Warmerdam coming Cornelius Warmerdam world Champion pole vaulter will be m Pocatello the afternoon of june 6 to take part in the inter Mountain aau in the Bengal stadium. Fourteenth review the fourteenth annual dance review by the Watson school of dancing will be held thursday at ., in the High school auditorium. Mexico joins War Mexico City the mexican foreign affairs office said late thursday that Mexico s at War against the Axis nations although the formal announcement of War is yet to be made. Gulls taking lunch at lds Monument Salt Lake City a the world knows that seagulls like crickets and this mormon Community Long ago erected a Monument to the Birds that saved their Grain crops during an insect invasion in 1848. But the Birds have just found out apparently there is some practical value in the memorial. Around the base of the Tower ing spire is a Pool in which goldfish splash about. Recently the gulls discovered the goldfish and immediately made the Pool lunch counter. Doors open times the Only potion nature that Robert Morse Mac Meier one of the loveliest weddings of the Spring and the first to be performed in the new first Baptist Church United Carla Jane four idahoans playing in the Taylor and Albert e. Major leagues Are Glen Hadley the Bride is a daughter of if Pocatello. First baseman for he Detroit tigers Vernon Law or Pittsburgh Larry Jackson with the St. Louis cardinals and Herman Killibrew with washing or and mrs. Albert e. Taylor 8c6 South nineteenth. Or. And mrs. Leland seventh Are Groom. Ellis 630 South parents of the fifty year Mason honoured by Lodge american Falls d. B. Jeffries was honoured at a Din Ner in Observance of his 50-year membership in the masonic Lodge Brief talks were Given by guests from Pocatello including 0. R. Baum Ray Brookhart Larry Brainard j. P. Halliwell jr., Milton Sargent and George Wood. Open daily 12 noon a Rax Htu Mouth Temh thunk Ith. Shows daily h and held Over Means Hud Harper Hustler Hombre Paul Newman Fredric March Richar Boone Dian Cilento 147 10. Main Cine Mexicano Rincione de Peli Culas mexicans Cada Domingo program adult Ninos 35c tres mosque Eros a Only Javenes y Rebelde a put tent bbl bursts the i la Flat starts tomorrow adults Only Lollipop and knockers up at Bur Howie s special of the week Swiss Burger Bay one Tad get a ree Coke Howie s drive in 111 Jefferson feat King to different Howie burgers 233-0313 stilts Yiyi Only open show at dusk two top movies on one program rate Tom ref a Milf sheer fear sheer Shock Rock Hudson seconds Warner Bros unlocks All the doors of the sensation filled Best seller. Written for the Scown end produced by Wendell Mayes directed by Richard Quine technicolor5 from Warner Bros. 1 fint shewing if Mym Jim m Everett s. Hurry ends soon adults .1.2s students with kids under open show it Duik 232-5915

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