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October 14, 1943
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JAL LEY NE- vs yoLUME NUMBER '8 ..... Service; Marion Enlists / Honored by On Birthday A goose and chicken served at the home of Mr. Mrs. Ewald Johnson on October 10th, the occasion Mrs. Johnson's birthday. A banquet dinner and supper wu served by Mrs. Johnson. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. A. Peterson; Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Ekre and Vie- Enoc Miss Marion Frances Schauer of Astoria, Oregon completed her en- listment in the WAVES this week and thereby joined her three brothers in the U. S. armed forces according to recruiting specialist Mr. and Mrs. F. :Hal Eustis of the Navy recruiting and children; Mr substation, Astoria, Oregon, which wald Vie~nd :handles applications for WAVES in land; Victor the Seaside-Astoria area. Miss Anderson and :Schauer is the sister of Miss Ellen and Axet guests Schauer, Seaside, Oregon, and Mrs. went together gave Mrs. Homer Young, 2637 Birch street Johnson a lovely chair! She Astoria, Oregon. received many ~ cards and Miss Schauer is now awaiting as. other presentS, ~ two lovely ~.ffnment to the WAVES indoc-blrth~y calm all departed .trinatlon schoal at IIun~er College, " late in the evePA~g, wishing Mrs. Columbla University, York t Johnson many ~mppy returns of city, Prisoner Schauer's brother, Raymond ~hauer, U. S. Army Air Corps, t~ght ~hrough the Philliplpine campaigns and was captured by the Japs. He was reported missing in ~action more than a year ago. His family had no word from him until a letter came two months ago revealing that he was alive and incarcerated in the PhllUp- :Pines. Since she is the fourth member ~f her family to enlist in the arm- ed services, Miss Schauer helps establish ~the group among the leaders in family war service in "this area, EUstis said. Two other 'brothers are in the U. S. Ar~y Air Corps: Ernest Schauer, formerly of Seaside, Oregon, now is an aviation ,cadet In training at Santa Anna California, and another brother :Howard Schauer, Sandy, was recently sworn in and II Z~[ awaiting call to active duty. / From North Dakot~ Miss Schauer graduated fin Beach high school at Beach. For the Past year she has made her home in Astoria with her sister, Mrs. Homer Yours. She is the daughter of Joseph S. Schauer, of Beach. V Membership Drive Of Concert' Ass'n. Begins October 25 The annual drive for member- ships in the Community Concert Association of this area will take place during the week beginning ~Ctober 25, 1943. Advance interest as well as response to membership drives in other cities indicates that this year's membership should be as large or larger than that of the Past two years. First opportunity to use the local memberships will be in Billings on ~ctober 28 when Nino Martini and Ignor Gorin appear with a quartet. When all memberships are In, the program for the concerts to be held in Glendive will be arranged. The committee states that the best Possible program with the money available will be arranged. Mrs. Danskin and Mrs. Hubel of Glendive were in Beach Monday in the interests of the community concert drive. While here they Were guests at the P. J. Edkins ~cme. ~V Many From City Attend W. M. F. Meeting Sunday These attending the Women's ~dsslonary Federation convention et Halllday Sunday were Mrs. By- l~a Hogoboom and Mrs. Ted Rink of Sentinel Butte, Rev. and Mrs. O, L. Oisrud, .Mrs. Ted Severson, Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Sandness, Mrs. ~. C. NeLson, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Davis and Duane of Beach. There were over 150 people attend- lug the convention and centennial Celebration. Rev. Olsrud preached at the morning service and Rev. Helg~ Hoverstad was guest speaker :t~0~t ~lnneapolts, Minn. and spoke me afternoon and evening ~l~s. Newly elected officers ~'elorPresldent Mrs. E. M. Sletten, and Mrs. p. C. Haaland, ~l~eld, vlce-president. Reelected Were treasurer, Mrs. Henry Soren- ~eac~h ' ~elfleld, and Mrs. Carl Davis, , secretary. V Total of 253 Tons Of Serap County's Quota For Drive A total of 253 tons of scrap iron and steel has been set as Golden Valley county's quota in the V~ Scrap ,Bank drive now under ~,. "Stub' Noyes, county ~ man, said today. // This amount is eolli01t~/~2~m~ Golden Valley ~mty falq~/homes, shops and ~, .~. ~he farms being ~ ~ to produce the great~mnt, Mr. Noyes said.~ ~.-~AD~aver~e of half a ton fr~nr~tch farm has been set as for each farm in Mlnne- North and South Dakota and M M__o~tana. These states have a ~nbined quota of 500,000 tons of scrap, he said. "The Victory Scrap Bank," Noyes said. "is the answer to the needs of our fighting forces now that they're pushing ahead and reach- ing out for the victory we all want. The demand for scrap in the plants that are making muni- tions is getting heavier because of the need for munitions on all fronts. The people of Golden Valley county, I am sure, agree with us on the objects of the drive and are going to 'Invest in a Yank at a Victory Scrap Bank.'" Patrieia Carew, Harold Barthel Wed October 5th A very beautiful wedding was solemnized in St. Mary's Church[ in. Golva on Tuesday, October 5./ Miss Patricia CareT, daughter of1 Mr. and Mrs. W. H. CareT ofl Golva and Harold Barthel, son of[ Mr. and Mrs. John Barthel, also of Goiva, were united in holy matrimony, with Father Lack officiating. The bride was attended by Helen Barthel and Connie CareT, and the groom by Paul Barthel and Bob CareT. The bride was dressed in a white floor length dress and veil and carried pink roses. Miss Connie CareT was dressed in a pink gown and Miss Helen Barthel in blue. The groom and his attendants were dressed in conventional dark suits. The wedding dinner was held at the bride's home, where many friends and relatives gathered to celebrate the occasion. V Bernard Freese Now Training at Farragut Bernard Lynn Freese, son of M. E. l~reese of Beach has begun his recruit training at the F~rragut, Idaho U. S. Naval Training Station, the largest in the West. For the next several weeks he will be busy learning military dis- cipline, the fundamentals of sea- manshlp, and undergoing intensive physical hardening. Upon gradua- tion from recruit training, he will be given an opportunity to qualify for enrollment in one of the many Navy Service Schools for specializ- ed training, or will report Immed- Iately for duty with the U. S. fleet for action against our Chemic. IN ADVANCED NAVIGATION SCHOOL IN LOUISIANA GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 ~II~UPPER 1 Aviation Cadet William John I Edktns, son of Mr. and Mrs. I~. J. lo~e h~ of the Eastern Star [Edkins o~ BeaCh has entered the SRPPer ~t serve a fried Chicken] advanced Navigation school at Sel- SanCta ~ Masonic Templelman Field. Mo~roe,,La. ~t 5:30% even~_g, ~se~ to start] Cadet Edkin~ attended Reach invited ~. ~.'~erybody cordially~Hlgh School and the North Dakota ' Sta~ cone~. Winter Week of Oct. 18-23 Weed Cutting Week The week of October 18 to 23 has been designated weed cutting week along the state's highways by Gov. John Moses. "It is essential that our roads be kept open during the winter months for use of the traveling public in general, and particularly for doctors visiting their patients in the country districts, rural mail carriers, bus drivers transporting children to and from school, and others who perform a public ser- vice," the governor said in a pro- clamation Friday. Weeds are chiefly responsible for the collection of drifting snow on our highways. The governor urged all public officials as well as private citizens "to lend every possible assistanqe in clearing away weeds and other similar snow - catching material along the roads and highways of the state. Every possible effort should be made to undertake and complete this work in advance of possible snow sto~." South--era Workers Say They Like It In North Dakota North Dakota farmers may be interested in what in~presslons southern farm workers carried away with them on completion of harvest this fall. One worker from Oklahoma who spent several weeks threshing in I North Dakota says he and others Check chimneys carefully before use, both to save the grates and I from his state were "surprised" at cold weather sets in, Fire Chief to get the best use ef fuel. Ithe enormous amount of hay and Henry Wojohn of the Beach Vol- Give all stove or furnace pipes feed wasted on North Dakota unteer Fire Department, suggests, their annual inspection, and re- farms. The effects of moisture and place all rusted ones. as they are[ In his letter to the NDAC Ex- very likely to burn through. 1 tenslon Service, which handled the See that all woodwork within 3 feet or less of a stove or furnace is protected by a guard of asbestos or metal. Do not pu~ a s~ove or range closer to a wail than 18 inches. Put insulation of metal or asbestos, or both, under all stoves, extending at least 12 inches on all sides and preferably twice that distance of sides with open- ings, to prevent sparks falling from the stove to start a fire. Put a metal or asbestos shield on the ceiling over the basement furnace, leaving an alr space be- tween the metal shield and the wood above it as an additional protection. smoke over years of time will cause mortar between bricks of unlined chimneys to deteriorate and work out, leaving small holes between bricks. Even a small hole is large enough so that a small chimney fire may cause the loss of a home. Another important fire hazard from defective chimneys comes, WoJohn points out, when a chimneys sags~ slightly and produces a small crack between floors. A chimney fire, escaping through this crack, will set fire to the Joists or start a fire between floors. Check grates of furnaces before cold weather starts, and replace them if necessary. Keep the ash pit clean when the furnace is in ~FWD TRUCKS HELP BUILD 'AMERICAN ,CLINTONYILLE, WIS.~More t~an 350 FWD trucks l~ve helpe~mor~e the almost unbelievable _task of building the Alcan mgnway m than 1,600 miles t~ou~h Can~lian mountgin and.swamp -wildern, es~s to open a supply ]~oad ior v~ne u. ~. Army Irom ~nls eounu'y ~Alas . In the picture_ a Four Wheel Drive tt~uek, n~e here,.~_snown_ on 'suicide hill on the Alean nignway. ~a~er ~as moun~amsme roau slid into the valley and it. was nece~ma~ to r ereu.te the highway through the valley shown In the baek~rouna, "l'ne ~_cz .eamrme%rae portable camp in" which U. S. ArmYoenJ~mee~.~ ana ~aa workers . e quartered as the job moved forw.ara. ~.ermr~ x~ngoo~ z~ce~n~eee engineer attached to r~e arm.y m, a.$~m~z .eapac~.y, re.ce {y * turned from more than 9 monms m Atas~a among wmen ms ~oo was to keep the trucks operating. NORMANDIE FLOATS AGAIN was floated off .mud recentlYha~ ope~tlons, righting to sn aug farm labor program, this worker went on to say that "where you have hundreds of tons of choice hay going to waste we are unable to find enough of our much inferior prairie hay at 15 dollars a ton to sustain our livestock. Your cattle are large and rolling fat on grass and our common herds are in stock and feeder condition. We never before have seen such large fat sheep." i T his man also stated that he and his fellow Okiahomans were im- pressed with the interest North Dakota farmers showed "in their health and well-being, and good food." He added that "not a man in our group expected or ever ate so much good food except on very rare occasions." With between 3,000 and 4,000 farm workers from Mississippi, Ok- lahoma and Arkansas helping with harvest and threshing in North ] Dakota the past season, it appears[ North Dakota's friendliness and appreciation of the southern men has created general good feeling. I Many of the workers indicated they would be glad to come back if needed next year. -V Harvesting In County Almost Finished Up Due to unusually nice weather this fall, the combining and thresh- ing seems to be nicely cleaned up. We are truly fortunate to have this nice weather because we no- tice many farmers are putting much needed improvements on i,heir farm buildings. Many outer ~tlldings were started last year and never were finished until now, this being due to the bad weather ~nd late harvests. Many farmers are rebuilding this fall and many are shingling, painting and fixing up the old buildings. The Golden Valley chapter of Future Farmers have organized their program of work for the coming year and are able to secure from the department of agriculture here in Beach or from Fargo, re- qiable information concerning the improvement of farm buildings and surroundings, ~V = Dinner Honors 'Young' Ladies Mrs. Charles Doubles gave a chicken dinner for the young ladies of the eighteens at her home on Wednesday. ~12~ose present were lad~. who have long lived here. They included Olive Nutter from Minnesota, in the year 1909, Anna Stoddard from Ohio in 1915, Clara Logan from Sweden in 190~, Jennie Penney from New York in 19~ and Gurne Rash from Norway in 1912. ,Mrs. Susie Bryant was the chap- eren for the young ktdies. NUMBER 3 Waves Want Two Girls From Golden Valley County During a two-week period Octo- ber 11 to 23, Beach area girls and women interested in enlisting in the WAVES will have an oppor- tunity not only to gain informa- tion about the WAVES, but to take aptitude tests and their final physl- cal examinations in Bismarck. A Naval WAVE Recruiting Board consisting of Lieut. (jg) P. O. Net- land, officer in charge of the boarl, Ensign Janet E. Murks, Yeoman Harriet Haggberg, Yeoman Eliza- beth Bonauch, a Navy doctor, and a nurse will headquarter at the Men~orial Building in Bismarck. The recrulting office will be open from 9 A. M. to 9 P. M. these days. October 18 and 25 a Navy doctor and nurse from Minneapolis will be in Bismarck to give physical examinations, permitting girls to complete enlistment at once. A Tea or Open House, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Dickinson, will be held at the Memorial House House Building in Dickin~son Tuesday evening, Octo- ber 19, from 8 to 10 P. M. Girls and their~ mothers who are inter- ested in obtaining informatio~ about the WAVES are invited to be guests at this informal gather- ing. Present at the tea will be Ensign Marks and Yeomen .Ha~- burg and Bonauch, who will give any personal information desired. North Dakota girls enlisted dur- ing these two weeks will go as a unit to Hunter College, New York City for their basic trahflng. After five weeks, girls may be sent to other colleges or universities for specialized training in whatever field they select or for which they are selected. There are now 230 various as- signments WAVES may take. A year ago there were four Jobs, but girls were found so efficient on assignments that naval com- manding officers requested WAVES for many new jobs. The Navy plans to replace with WAVES every man possible on shore duty. "We have the greatest respect for the work demonstrated by these girls and are convinced that their services are an essential part of the building and efficiency of the Navy," state~d Lt. Netland while in Bismarck to arrange for the drive. A WAVE can earn up to $200 a month in addition to free uniforms and other privileges. From an educational standpoint the nation- wide travel and acquaintances is of equal nnportanee to that of the formal education. Further information about the WAVES can be secured from the Navy Recruiting station in the Bismarck post office building. -~V County Well Over Top in Bond Drive Latest reports from Chairman Grenier indicate that Golden Val- Icy county is really going places in the sale of Bonds and at the present writing the sales amount to $308,967.50, or 132% of the quota. Chalrman Grenier hopes to have a complete list of the bonds sold for next week, showing the amount each district purchased. --V Floyd Zook was taken to the Rochester hospital Thursday. HOUSEWIFE AIDS WAR