Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1951, Winona, Minnesota
SATURDAY, DECEMBER THE WINONA REPUBLICAN-HERALD, WINONA, MINNESOTA Peter Lord Winner of Zero Contest The winner of KWNO's "Weath- er Prophet" contest is Peter Lord, 64, night desk clerk in the Wil- liams hotel Mr. prediction that the temperature would first reach zero at a.m. December 13 -won him the prize offered by the Peer- less Brewing Company of La Crosse and the Interstate Bever- age Company; Winona distributors, in connection with the Parade of Bands musical program heard Monday through Friday at p.m; on KWNO and KWNO-FM. Mr. Lord, who' lives with his at 167 West Mark street, doesn't know exactly why he pre- dicted a.m. December 13. 'Considered the Moon He says he took the full moon into consideration. "That usually means cold he says. "The coldest time of the day is usually the early morning he adds. "After all this calculating, I fig. ured I'm unlucky anyway and 13's as good a number as any. Mr. Lord, who had never enter- ed a contest before in his life, is stUl surprised that he won. Of 7, 767 entries received in the con test, Mr. Lord's was the only one that predicted the first zero tem- perature for a.m. Thursday, December 13. There were several entries for 6 a.m.; one each for and and several for Mr. Lord's entry was brief: "Thursday, December 13 at 6 o'clock 15 minutes a.m." Mr. Lord was awarded a check for when he appeared Friday on the Parade of Bands program. The check was presented him by Walter Marquardt and Ray Riba, co-owners of the Interstate Bever- age Company, who also appeared on the program. Wonderful Present "It's a wonderful Christmas present, and Til certainly make good use of Mr. Lord said as he accepted the check. Carl Kiehnbaum, president of the Winona Junior Chamber of Commerce and one of the contest The Daily Record (Saturday, December 15, 1951) At Winona General Hospital (Visiting tumrx 2-4 and 7-8 p. m, FRIDAY Admiuions Mrs. Raymond Benedett, Charles. Henry Lewis, Lewiston.. Mrs. Leona Wick, 1068 East Fifth street Mrs. Lester Peterson, 611% Eas Fifth street Norbert route one: Ellinghuysen, Winon Miss Ruth Lloyd, 474 West Fifth street. Birth Mr. and Mrs. Lester Peterson .I'A East Fifth street, a son. Discharges Mrs. Ida Helgemoe, 503% Wes Fifth street Carl Schaupp, 163 Vine street. Mrs. Adrian Dupuis, 1129 Eas Sanborn street, and baby. Mrs. Bernard Wegman, Dover and baby. Ame Barnes, Dover. SUNDAY'S BIRTHDAYS Joseph Robert Kaiser, 167 Chat field street, two years old. No Mormon Service There will be no service for the Church of Jesus Christ of the Lat- ter-day Saints here Sunday as the elders will attend a Rochester con- ference. Evangelist at Army The Rev. C. A. Davis, "Smokey Mountain will give the sermons Sunday at the Salva- tion Army and will assist in serv- ices and activities through the Christmas period. He will.be in charge of a revival after the new year. judges, also appeared on the pro- gram, reviewing the details of the contest. The contest opened on Oc- tober 22. Contestants wrote on post- cards the day right down to the predicted the tem- perature would first reach zero in downtown Winona. GoodfelJows (Continued from Page 1} roll-away, and or go barefoot. This case was investigated through many sources before re- ceiving Goodfellows aid. Goodfel- low workers visited the home to witness conditions. Words cannot double bed, a studio couch. The house is so small that the preschool-ige children must pley on the beds. The house is heated by a small oil stove. The mother cooks on a two-burner kerosene- stove. The "kitchen" is set-off only by an archway. The washing machine takes up .almost alt the "kitchen" space. The fam- ily has absolutely no luxuries. Even their old radio doesn't work. "How ten people can live in this place is beyond said one GoodfeHow worker. The fatter works full-time, and steadily, too. But his income just can't begin to serve ten persons. The children have to walk two miles to school. Frequently they left for school but returned short- ly. Clad as miserably as they were, they couldn't stand the cold hike describe the misery this family en- dures. Yet, one of the first things GoodfeHow workers noticed upon entering the home was a poster hanging on the wall: "Christ is King in this home." Goodfellow workers took the eight children to stores where they received shoes and overshoes. They were fitted with high-top shoes, most durable for their long walk to school. The youngest girl received heavy, warm snowsuit and par- ka. All the children received every article of clothing they will need this winter. Paid for by Goodfellows contributions. "I never hope to see such a case asserted Mrs. Lightfoot who has been a Goodfellow worker" for 12 years. This is how the Goodfellow fund being -spent. And the Goodfel- low's job is far from finished. Hun- dreds of needy Winona children like these still need Goodfellows help. Won't you be a Goodfellow and contribute now so that all of Wi- nona's needy children can receive the shoes, overshoes, and warm articles of clothing they need? The Goodfellow workers need money. .your money as a Good- fellow. The money is spent as fast as it is received; yet nearly 500 more children remain to be serv- ed. Municipal Court Cleon Miller, Trempealeau, Wis., paid a fine after pleading guil- ty to a speeding charge. Miller was arrested by the state highway patrol at p.m. Thursday for driving 70 miles aa hour in a 60- mile-an-hour zone on highway 14 near St Charles. Franklin J. Feils, 1108 West Mark street, forfeited a deposit for nonappearance on a charge of driving 45 miles an hour on West Broadway from Ewjng street west to High street The arrest was made by police at a.m. Fri- day. One-dollar parking deposits for- feited: Neal Hagen, 111% East King street; Mrs. Robert Meier, 409 West Broadway, and Mrs. Robert Sonsalla, 115 East Fifth street, for meter violations, and Ronnie Tarras, 657 East Second street, for parking in a no-parking zone. OTHER BIRTHS Caledonia, Minn. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Kleig, twin sons December 14 at the Caledonia Com- munity hospital. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fremont Staggemeier, Eitzen, a son Decem- >er 10. Mrs. Staggemeier is the :ormer Marie Dable. Born to Mr.' and Mrs. Carroll Johnson, La Crosse, a son Decem- ier 8. Mrs. Johnson is the former Mary Haugstad of La Crosse. Both births at La Crosse hospit- als. Durand, to Mr. and Theodore Remhardt, Jr., a daughter December 12 at St. Eliza- hospital, Wabasha. TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS Beverly Ann Salisbury, 1881 Gil- more avenue, three years old. FIRE RUN Firemen were called to put out small fire in a Northern States 'ower Company truck at East Fourth and St. Charles streets at :44 p. m. Friday. The fire was aused by a short-circuit in the ruck's electrical wiring. Arcadia Council Votes to Accept Pool Provisions Arcadia, Wis. The Arcadia city council this week ac cepted the provisions of the Jennie Paetow will for the construction o: a swimming pool here. Attorney G. Eostner anc Henry Vogel, executors of the will attended the council meeting, ex- plained the will and pointed out that once the win is accepted, it is binding on the city. The" city is to furnish an. archi- tect's sketch of the pool at its own cost, which must be approved by the executors. It must also furnish the site at its own cost. Amount available for the pool is at least the council learn- ed, and may reach as high as KW. Although allowed four months from the time of probate to decide whether to accept the provisions of the will or not, the city has accept- ed within one month. A time limit of two years from the date of Mrs. Paetow's death is set for .the com- Jletion of the pool, except in case of war or unavailability of neces- sary materials. The money is now available in a checking account and Arcadia expects to begin construc- j tion of the pool in 1952. WEATHER DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-hr. Stage Today Chg. Red Wing........ 5.3 .4 Reads Landing 5.4 WINONA 7.0 .1 La Crosse 7.1 -fl.o RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Cuttenberg) During the next two days river fluctuations will continue due to sudden freezing cf pools during night. TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Prec. Duluth -1 -14 Mpls.-St. Paul 8 Chicago 24 Denver 19 Des Moines 15 Los Angeles......68 Miami 74 New Orleans 77 Phoenix 63 Washington 46 Winnipeg -2 one" Arvca lomoh Generally Fair and much colder weather is forecast for Winona tonight with temperatures ranging from ten to 14 below. It will be general- rt, ly fair over most of the cation. Showers are ex- pected in the southern portion of Florida. (A.P. Wirephoto to The Republican-Herald.) Sprecher Hearing Delayed to January Independence, ie hearing on the petition of he city of Independence for con- truing of the will of the late Wal- er E. Sprecher, banker of that ity, scheduled to be held in pro- bate court before Judge A. L. Twesme at Whitehall next Tues- day, has been postponed to Janu- ary 8 because Drexel Sprecher, Bethesda, Md., son of the deceas- ed, cannot be here for the first date set. In the petition the city charges the 12-page wiE with ambiguity in regard to the which it left to Independence for the construc- tion of a community center-to be known as the Sprecher Memorial. The estate, totaling about 000, was left in equal parts to Phoebe Sprecher, widow" of the de- ceased, and his son Drexel, after small gifts to a seminary at Nap- erville, 111., the amounts to go to them to be placed in trust. The other provisions of the will con- gift of will become a real- i fuse the intent of the testator, the ity if Drexel dies without issue, but city says. Former Priest, Ex-Chicago Girl Plan Wedding Milan, Italy A wedding li- cense was granted today to Claire Young and Luciano .Negrini, the defrocked Catholic priest for whose love Miss Young gave up her U.S. citizenship. With Negrini jobless and Young classified as a stateless per- son, the couple nevertheless were smiling happily as they emerged from Milan's city hall. will be married on Decem- ber the former Chicago girl said. The marriage will climax a ro- mance which began two years ago when Claire, then 19, fell in love with Negrini, then Catholic mis- sionary just returned from China and on a fund-raising drive in the U. S. Despite opposition from her Cath- olic parents, .Professor and Mrs. James Young of Chicago, the girl followed Negrini to Italy last Janu- ary. Later he was defrocked. The couple, without funds, are living with friends. Negrini and Miss Young are trying to support themselves by spiling stationery supplies and teaching English. Miss Young officially became stateless Friday. As an American citizen she would have been liable to deportation since she has no means of support Being stateless she now cannot be deported and, upon marriage, will gain Italian citizenship. 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