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Pointer, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1943, Riverdale, Illinois By u. S. War Bonds the Pointer i f serve your county vol Xxxviii no. 6 Riverdale ill. P. O. Dolton ill thursday june 10, 1943 per year Dolton police Are told to report . Smoke violations Lack of cooperation from railroads prompts or Der by Village Board prompted by the Lack of cooperation of certain railroads operating through the Village of Dolton the Board of trustees of tuesday night s meeting ordered the police depart ment to secure the details of each violation involving excess smoking by locomotives. This information will be conveyed to the respective railroads in the Hope that violations will be eliminated or at least reduced to a reasonable minimum. Many basements flooded it was reported that numerous basements throughout the Village were flooded due to excessive rain. It was believed that in nearly All cases the condition was caused by the inability of the sewer system to carry away such an excess of water. However the drainage committee was instructed that wherever the Vil indicated they needed cleaning the work proceed immediate in. Reject boiler bid with the Advent of summer weather it is apparent that the interest in a heating system is negligible As Only one bid was received for the Purchase of the boiler formerly used to heat the fire station. The Board decided to again Adver Tise for bids in the fall and store the heating unit for the time being. In View of the Coal situation throughout the country it was ordered that bids be secured for the Pur Chase of Coal to be placed in the Vil Lage Hall bins. 75 local graduates in . Class Riverdale old test mobilization set for june 21 Community commander Carl Maurer of the Riverdale old announced this week that another test mobilization for the entire Village of River Dale will be held monday june 21. The following persons recently completed old training required for All personnel of the citizens defense corps and have been fingerprinted and registered As qualified members of the Riverdale old we. J. Mckinney 14524 Wallace Herman Baumgartner 13604 Indiana ave. Ernest t. Mac Dowell 14524 Wallace Harry w. Richards 14316 Normal ave., air raid Warden Pauline g. Lyrla 14300 Wal lace fire watcher Don c. Leturno 14534 Union ave., messenger Mildred e. Garlock 14 w. 140th court Drivers corps Percy h. Wilzin 14532 Lowe ave., air raid Warden. Norman g. Sauter 14431, la Salle Street Albert l. Isaacson 14500 Eggleston Avenue George w. Zilsberger 14422 Wallace Sally Ann Caden head 14414 Eggleston Avenue Senger Fred a. Klavehn 14418 nor Mal Avenue fire watcher Ruth Ruby Martin 14310 Wallace Avenue fire watcher. The following also have been Finger printed and registered John b. Hob Bis 14421 la Visalle Street air raid Warden Conrad Krauss 11 w. 140th court air raid Warden Karl Milke reit 7 w. 140th court air raid Ward in Irene King 2 w. 140th court air raid Warden f. J. Harris 150 Ivan Hoe Terrace Alfred e. Harris 158 w. Glen Lane air raid Warden Alba d. Holtgren and Clifford c. Holtgren 14429 Michigan Avenue air raid Ward ens we. H. Martin 14424 Michigan Avenue air raid Warden Fred s. Long 14411 Michigan Avenue air raid Warden Emil Evert 15 w. 140th court air raid Warden Frank w. Hog Lund 14425 Wabash Avenue air raid Warden Thomas p. Walker 14227 Dearborn air raid Warden. The fingerprinting was done by Arthur w. Ruff. Among the five Hundred graduates of the Thornton township High school who received diplomas at commence ment rites held tuesday evening were seventy five Young people of River Dale and Dolton several of whom were named on the class Honor Roll and seven of whom were also elected to the National Honor society. These latter included Richard James Brund who served As president of his class George Donald Budwash Yvette e. Bunce Donald Arthur Drefhall Orrin c. Kreps jr., Allan c. Kukral and Marilyn june Younker. Named on the Honor Roll in addition to those listed above Are Kathleen m. Ander son William v. Haney and Donald p. Wernicke. Other graduates Are Grace Alt Robert j. Anders e. Bradley Bales Shirley Pearl Ballard Ruth l. Ber Schinski Florence Elise Brandt Ruth m. Bremer Margaret r. Brown we. J. Carson Mildred Damaskus Helen june de Bok Betty Jane de Vries Mary Lou Drendel James j. Ferguson Lavine Mae Fischer Marion Elaine Foster Harold Fransen mar tha gerholdt Shirley Golding Vera Lee Grelck Rose Marie Hayes Don old l. Henkle jr., Omar c. Hinkle jr., Elinor a. Holden Lillian Jay Doris Ann Jeffries Lloyd Ralph Jen Ness. Robert s. Jennings e. Paul Kipley Lois Koch Eileen Ruth Landgraf Amos Lotz Herbert a. Lotz Harold e. Lucht Allan Meeder Edward Meu Risse Grace Mae Meuzelaar Jacque Lyn Ann Miller Patricia Jean Mills Dureen Moll Dale Nelson Ruth Nel son Walter h. Ortel jr., Dona Patricia Paulauski Walter g. Pfuhl. John w. Powley. William f. Prill jr., William f. Rampke Thomas h. Regnier Eleanor m. Rimkus Orma Rose Katherine Ann Schabloske Phyllis Schmiedl Gloria Elene Sellin Robert c. A. Sell in Shirley Jane Spoolstra James Stamm jr., Doris Mae Stone Bern Ard h. Struven Shirley Anne Tatgenhorst Andres Villarosa Marion Vogel Mary veiling Ora Lee Wasson and Violet Zoller. Forty one graduates of Thornton Junior College also received diplomas at the exercises tuesday evening. Local graduates were Verlon Wesley Braselton and Mary Ellen Chamales of Riverdale Edward John Stahnke of Dolton Marjorie Jane Oling who received first honors Laverne Dalen Berg Herbert pals and Marjorie Kathlyn Voss of South Holland. Lincoln school is Winner in Lions track Field meet Washington and St. Mary place second and third in athletic contest Drivers must Purchase Auto use tax Stamps by july 1 collector of internal Revenue cart or h. Harrison announced today that Auto use tax Stamps in the denomination of will be placed on Sale in All Post offices and offices of col lectors of internal Revenue on thurs Day june 10. The Stamps will Evi Dence payment of the tax for the Fis Cal year beginning july 1, 1943, and must be purchased on or before that Date. Or. Harrison said that to guard against loss or theft it has been suggested that when affixing the Stamps the vehicle owner should Dampen the Windshield rather than the adhesive Side of the stamp. This method has been recommended to keep the stamp intact upon the Windshield. As an additional precaution it has also been suggested that each motor vehicle owner should make a record of the serial number which appears on the use tax stamp in the event the stamp should become lost. Every owner of a Motot vehicle which is used upon the highways should Call at his local Post office or at the office of the internal Revenue collector and secure a use tax stamp and affix it to his vehicle on or pupils of Lincoln school again brought Honor to their school by amassing the greatest number of Points in the Field and track meet held last Friday at the Dolton Park under the direction of the Riverdale Dolton Lions club. Washington school placed second and St. Mary a third. The total Points scored by each school Are As follows Lincoln Washington 118 St. Mary s Bowen and Berger 42 St. Paul s 76 Franklin trophies were awarded the first three schools that won the greatest number of Points. X first place winners in each of the events and the time or distance Are As follows Junior girls division 25 cd. Dash Ferguson Bowen 3.8 Sec. 50 cd. Dash Warner Franklin 7.2 Sec. 75 cd. Dash Mccall washing ton 10.1 Sec. Standing Broad jump Stier St. Paul a 6 running Broad jump teas Washington 12 High jump teas Washington 4 softball throw teas washing ton 125 Yard relay washing ton 32.1 Sec. Senior girl winners senior girls 50 cd. Dash Thies Washington 6.4 Sec. 75 cd. Dash Maynard St. Mary a 9.9 Sec. 100 Yard dash Maynard St. Mary a 13.2 Sec. 220 cd. Relay Lincoln 30.5 Sec. Standing Broad jump Tichgelaar Lin Coln 6 7 running Broad jump Messer Schmidt Lincoln 12 High jump tie Swanson Berger Simon Lincoln 4 softball throw Devore St. Mary a 147 Junior boys 50 cd. Stein Hauer St. Paul 6.45 Sec. 75 cd. Dash Sopota St. Mary a 7.55 Sec. 100 cd. Dash Steinhauer St. Paul 12.95 Sec. 220 cd. Relay St. Mary a 29.8 Sec. Standing Broad jump Krueger St. Saul a 6 running Broad jump Sopota St. Mary a 13 High jump Krueger St. Paul a 4 softball How Berschinski St. Mary a 181 senior boys events senior boys 50 cd. Dash Gilbert Lincoln 6.25 Sec. 100 cd. Dash Brund Lincoln 12.15 Sec. 220 cd. Dash Brund Lincoln 28.05 Sec. 220 cd. Relay Washington 27.6 Sec. Cross country Purnell Lincoln 2 min. 16 Sec. Standing Broad jump Needles Lincoln 7 running Broad jump Lansing Board lists 57 for induction the following 57 men were named this week the Lansing draft Board for induction in the near future in the armed forces of the United states. Dolton inductees named Are Harold Henry Lau Louis Rubinic Omer l. Gillaspy Orland f. David Donald Leland Henkle jr., William Joseph car son Andres Fernandez Villarosa Ora Lee Wasson William Valentine Haney and William Frederick Rampke. South Holland men named Are Claude Boerhave Lewis Milton Sante fort Walter Doyle Koder Albert Law rence Gelin Alfonse Anthony let Tine Robert James Murray and Harry de Bruin. Arthur Carl Schultz Michael Hei Derich Nickolas Kortenhoven Wil Liam Harrison Rinehart Kenneth Beyrl Hoover George William Jabaay John Van Wieren Theodore de bus Donald Edwin Barnes Charles Wal Ter Wright Howard Earl Barker Earl William Jabaay and Gilbert Albert Dykhuisen Are Lansing men called. Others named Are Milton Van Drunken of Oak Glen Dominic gab Rielle of Thornton Walter Chappey Robert Wood Leroy Duncan John Joseph John Wishba Louis j. Moskal Henry a. Lach Edward Peterson of Phoenix Arhtur Ernest Frischkorn Rollin William Downey be Verne Alton Churchill Tony Ray mond Dileo Duane Harold Foster Richard James White Manfred John Wenzel of Homewood. Edward Paul o Hara Carl John Johnson Robert Orville Grange Jos Eph Stanley Gurosh Frederick Russell Snyder jr., William Earl Davis of Hazel rest Frank Andrew Dargis of East Hazel rest Merle Dean Koss of Hammond ind., Robert Emil Propper of Chicago William Robinson Willis of Harvey. Proclamation before july 1, 1943, said. The collector Lincoln p. T. A. Teen age dance the Lincoln p. T. A. Is sponsoring a teen age dance Friday evening june 11, in the Lincoln school gymnasium beginning at 8 p. M. Sunny s or Chestra will furnish the music. Sev eral door prizes will be awarded. Raymond Joseph Simnick jr., son of or. And mrs. Ray Simnick 13921 Wabash Avenue Riverdale left wednesday for Camp Grant 111., to report for duty with the army. Second tin can pick up for Dolton july 2 another tin can pickup will be con ducted by the Dolton old on Friday july 2, with the same procedure which proved so successful in the first drive to be used again. Cans including lacquered and tin properly prepared will be collected by the Block captains and placed near the curb on Lincoln Avenue Chicago and 144th streets on the morning of the pick up. Residents of Dolton Are urged to save their tin cans in anticipation o this pick up. Purnell Lincoln 15 High jump Gilbert Lincoln 5 softball throw Michalski Franklin 203 shot put Purnell Lincoln 38. The meet the fourth which has been sponsored by the Lions club was planned by the education committee whose members Are Frederick Schmidt chairman George Kings land e. T. Macdowell we. J. Mckinney or. W. A. Meis and we. L. Reaugh. Principals and upper Grade teachers supervised the teams from their respective schools. Lion club members acted As officials. The Riverdale Dolton Lions club wishes to thank everyone who helped make the Field meet a Success. Renewal Blanks for fuel Oil rations to be sent by mail the following information concern ing fuel Oil rations for next Winter has been issued by the opa and in clude rules for Consumers to follow to get renewals for Oil for next Winter. New ration coupons will be issued to those who live at the same address As last year so that Consumers can begin filling up their tanks in july. The entire process will be by mail. The local War Price and rationing boards will begin mailing out the forms As soon As they Are received at the ration offices. The forms should be mailed Back to the Board As soon As possible. To the citizens of Riverdale Greet Ings whereas june 8 to 14 is designated As Flag week by the United states Flag association which Spon sors throughout the nation this week commemorating the adoption of our Flag and whereas the Observance this year is dedicated to the War savings pro Gram of the United states Treasury department with the slogan save by sacrifice and the object of Selling 100 million dollars Worth of War Bonds Over and beyond Normal purchases for the week. Now therefore As president of the Village of Riverdale i proclaim the week of june 8 to 14 Flag week direct that our Flag foe displayed on All municipal buildings and urge that our citizens display the National Emblem at their Homes places of Busi Ness and elsewhere. Furthermore i urge our people to participate in the Flag week War Bond Campaign so that our Village will discharge with Honor and distinction its share of responsibility in this Campaign of homage to our Flag and Aid to the Victory for which our Brave sons on the Battlefront of the world Are offering All that they possess. In witness whereof i have Here unto set my hand and caused the Seal of the Village of Riverdale to be affixed this Twenty fifth Day of May in the year of our lord Nineteen Hun dred and forty three. We. J. Claussen president of the Village of Riverdale graduation rites in three schools of Are planned Here commencement Marks end of school year for St. Paul St. Mary Bowen pupils of three More local schools will receive diplomas in commence ment exercises to be held this week and next. St. Paul s lutheran school will have its graduation program Fri Day evening at 8 p. M. At the school Hall. Commencement rites for St. Mary s parochial school will be held sunday evening june 13, at school Hall. The program will begin at 8 p. M. Ten eighth Grade pupils of the Bowen school will receive diplomas next thursday evening june 17, at the school auditorium. Graduates of St. Paul s school Are Robert Albrecht class historian Fred Erick Belz Robert Fritz Betty grass Mick Dorothy Guetshow Richard Haase Elsie Herman Norma Jessen Avis Krause Roberta Kuester the valedictorian Richard Lussenhop Harold Matthies Raymond Mohr Herbert Rau the salutatorian Mel Vin Reitz Jack Rothermel Dolores Schmal George Schmal Norman Schroeder Roland Struven Donald Vick Ruth Walker Allen Wolfram and june Rossow. The Rev. E. Pflug pastor of the St. Pail s lutheran Church at grand crossing Chicago will be the guest speaker. Graduates of St. Mary s members of St. Mary s graduating class Are Arthur Casoni John David John Horn Gustave Horn George Mcclellan John Mcdonald Robert a Brien Glen Ruther Francis Schmidt James Sliga Edward Vor Phal Constance Bower Dolores car raring Betsy Devere Rose Kainrath Lorraine Leclaire Marilyn Maynard Marie Miller and Rosalie Schafer. Lillian Marie Cook Marilyn w. De Vries Shirley Katherine Gerloff Merle James Hanihan Minette Mabel Nelson Ellen Mae Simon Ray Louis Tatgenhorst Mary Anne w Arren Theresa Mary Zenere and Jean do ores Zoller Are the graduates of the Bowen school. County superintendent to speak the address of the evening at the Bowen school exercises will be Given by Noble j. Puffer county superintendent of schools. David j. Heffer Nan assistant county superintendent of schools will also speak. The remainder of the program will consist of talks recitations songs and music Al numbers by members of the graduating class. Invocation and Bene diction will be Given by Rev. R., c. Shawl. Virgil o. Petty principal will present the class. Presentation of diplomas will be by Louis e. Heich president of the school Board. Arie Deridder observe Sil ver wedding anniversary Jar. And mrs. Arie Deridder 14106 Park Avenue Dolton entertained their immediate relatives tuesday evening june 9, at their Home on the occasion of their Twenty fifth wedding anniversary. The Day also marked mrs. Deridder s birthday. Town Hall club announces third dance of series the town Hall dance club will hold its third in a series of dances for the Young of this Community next saturday evening june 12, at the Dolton Village Hall. Admission is 25c, including tax and is restricted to Young people Between the Ages of 15 and 20. Miss Mitzie Meurisse daughter of or. And mrs. Roy c. Meurisse of Ivanhoe arrived Home tuesday for her summer vacation from the University of Illinois after spending the week end with a Friend in Sterling 111. Mrs. Meurisse s Mother mrs James Dawson came in monday from three Oaks mich., to be present at her grandson Edward s graduation from Thornton township High school tuesday evening. John Stephenson of Wilmette was also a guest of the j Meurisse family for the occasion. New Navy recruiting Sta Tion opened in Harvey a new Navy recruiting station has been established in Harvey at 115 East 154th Street with chief Petty officer g. W. Lonngren in charge hours will be on fridays Only from one to five p. M. Enlistments Are being sought for Waves and spars Seabee and Young men under 17 years of age for the Navy. To qualify for enlistment with the Waves or spars women must be Between the Ages of 20 and 35 inclusive minimum height five feet minimum weight 95 pounds an american citizen and of Good Char Acter. The rate of pay for beginners is per month plus food and lodging clothing medical and dental care and lots of free amusement. Frank j. Mraz and Thelma ebon wed june 2 miss Thelma ebon of Oak Forest 111., daughter of mrs. Mavia ebon of Miami fla., and Frank j. Mraz of Riverdale were married wednes Day morning june 2, at St. Louis to. They Are residing at the Home of the Groom s parents or. And mrs. Thomas Mraz Wentworth ave., River the Groom who is chief of police and coordinator of civilian defense of the Village of Riverdale and his Bride have Many friends who extend congratulations and Best wishes for happiness

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