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i .t !IY Wednesday, April 26, 1944 KENOSHA EVENING NEWS i Death Claims 153,200 Damaoe lWdh Ken0shans IGarb s Movesto Kenoshan, 95 Mrs. Algot Benson, 3413 Roose- velt road, has returned to Iron Mountain, Mich., where she attend- ed the funeral of her father, the late Claus O. Anderson. Reliable efficient service and re- pairs on any make vacuum clean- er. Grosvenor Appliance Co.. Jack Williams, 806 57th St. ph. 9343. Adv. (t) Arlyn J. Meyer. 28, Sterling Ill., was arraigned today on a fugitive Mrs. Margaret Taft Bufton 95, widow of the late William Bufton and a well known resident of Ke- nosha county, died at her home, 7440 Twenty-second avenue, Tues. day afternoon following a-shortJ illness. In House Fire The fire yesterday at the home of John Scovill 4057 Thirtieth avenue, inflicted damage estimated at $3,200, $3,000 to the building and $200 to the contents. The four persons rescued from the fire, Elizabeth Saarbacker, 82, Mathew Miller, 75. Joseph Tarti- tin, 78, and Minnie Frantz, 68, were reported in good condition at the Kenosha Hospital today. The fire started from spontan- eous ignition in the basement just before noon A heavy smoke went through the cold air registers and the four were brought to safety. All Semi-Unconscious Upon bringing them to safety, all were semi-unconscious and were i revived by the fire department equipment before being taken to the Kenosha Hospital by the police department. The home is being used as a convalescent place for the old, and the four will remain in the hospital until repairs to the bu,lding are finished. The loss was confined I mostly to the basement and smoke damage was inflicted throughout all the rooms in the house. She was born in the Orkney Is.  warrant for non-support Indicating lands on August 27, 1848, the that he would fight extradition daughter of the late Robert and I Meyer was returned to the county Mary Kirkness Taft. She was edu- i jail pending a hearing. cated in Edinburgh. Scotland. and at I Open bowling daily from 5:30 to the age of 23 years came to Amer- 11: Sundays from 1:30 to 11. Union ica with her father and brother. Club Bowling Alleys, 5516 10th (2) She settled at Paris Corners where I Ave.--Adv. up the stairways making it ira- her father was the pastor of the I Police reported a collisidn be- possible for the firemen to enter Paris Corners church. There...Sheltween cars driven by Frank Hafke :the building to rescue the four was united in marriage to Wuuam 6105 Twenty-sixth avenue, and J. persons. Ladders had to be raised Bufton. . W. Lelivelt. 7539 Twenty-first ave-i Here Since 1919 hue. at Fifty-sixth street and to the second story windows and ! Twenty-fifth avenue Tuesday after. Following her marrmge, she noon. No one was injured. moved to Wilmot where she lived Lovely assortment of "Jane until the death of her husband on Evans" shantung classic dresses, October 14. 1919. She then came to sizes 12 to 20, $5.98. Pierson's, 6211 Kenosha and has made her home 22nd Ave.--Adv. 26) here since that time. Mrs. Burton was a member of the i Harold J. Schend, register of Baptist church and the last living deeds, announced today the disso- charter member of the Silver Lake: lution of the Jugo-Slav Home Co- Baptist church. Operative Association. An article of She is survived by three sons and incorporation was issued to the five daughters: Roy T. Silver Lake Cotton Shop, Inc.. which will Lake; Ray A.. Wilmot; Clyde F. open in Kenosha. Bufton. Kenosha: Mrs. Elizabeth ! Join the fun and meet your Swenson. Monmouth. Ore.; Miss i friends tonight at Wilpolts. Spark. Eda M. Burton. Kenosha; Miss Rosa I ling entertainment, pleasant sur. M. Bufton, Kenosha; Mrs Alice lroundings, the best of drinks. Swanson. Spokane, Wash; Mrs. El- Adv. (27) sie Hammerstrom, Billings, Mont. She was preceded in death by two sons. William and Andrew, and by one brother. Robert Taft. County Democrats lo Meet Tonight Kenosha county Democrats will meet tonight at 8 p. m. in room 512 of the U. S. National Bank Build- ing to select delegates to the coming state convention which will be held in Wausau on May 6 and in 1he Service Lt Leo S. Labbn, son of Henry Laban, 5703 Twenty-'ond avenue, is home on leave from Muroe, Calif. He recently attended special officers training course at Aberdeen Prov- ing Grounds, Md. Pfc. Clarence H Webb, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Webb, Route 3, is home on a 15 day furlough from Tucson, Ariz, where he is stationed in the medical detach- ment. Sgt John A. Sheridan, husband of Mrs. Lillian Sheridan, and son of Mrs. Arthur Sheridan, was pro- moted to the grade of staff ser- geant somewhere in England. Miles M Sloniker, PhM2/c, USMC, is spending a 15 day leave with his wife and family from Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif. William H. Winsor, husband of Mrs. Hilde Gundlach Winsor, en- listed in the Merchant Marines re- cently, and is now in training at the U. S. Maritime Service Training Station, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, N.Y. Pvt. Joseph L. Chambers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Chambers, 16642 Seventeenth avenue, is sta- tioned somewhere in the South Pacific according to word received by his parents. AS Richard P. Hall, son of Mr. i and Mrs. Paul Hall, 6041 Twentieth Another call yesterday was at tavenue ' has been transferred to 2:30 p. m. to the home of John Rob- Peabody College, Nashville, Tenn., eras, 6718 Twelfth avenue, where a i from C_eenwood, Miss. Frostop. 22nd and Roosevelt. short circuit in the t refrigerator j Pvt William J Rule son of Mr. Open 24 hours daily.--Adv. . (26) motor caused a fire mflicting $50!o  .Tn F Rule' 3730 Sixty- William Decker Chicago drover damage to the build ng and $25 to!thlrd trpPt wm iven hi i for Interstate Freight System who I the contents., aver i gunnerqw_i.ngs.andpmote.tolthe was arrested by sheriff's deputies  * [ -o - co,'oral at Yuma Ariz 4 r on , b ....... ,- at the Highway 1-50 inte secti ' her for failure to stop for the traflicl E0I( Nnmmatp. I Pvt. Loretta F. Acock, daugt ---- ......... of Frank J Ficht Bristol has begun light, will appear before Mumclpal ' ' " ' " a Judge Edward J. Ruetz on the f|,,l^ ^l I'IH..^.. ' " trammg at Fort Des Momes Iow charge Friday. Jlal Ul Ulllttlb I A/S Waldemar E. Spitzer, .gn.thsn of Open bowling week nights after Mr. and Mrs. Emil Spltzer5-a v 9 p. m. Roosevelt Alleys.--Ad. (27) I The Kenosha Aerie of Eagles I n'ensna' is nom e on a o__ ky Car bur e t or inspection. This,holding l.ts regular meeting Tues- ,oergecy zlou lns:-olf his should be done every six months, nay evenmg, nommaea me zouow- I ,:: u^,,, Petit Electric, 2922 Roosevelt Rd. ing slate of officers for the coming '=', '" ...... Now open 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. and all year: John P. McEvoy, president; Pfc. Donald C. Bush, USMC. son 7. Jay B. Glerum county demo- cratic chairman, announced today. As county chairman, Glerum will preside at the meeting and introduce candidates of the party for the coming county election. In- cluded in the evening's activities will be a discussion of this year's primary election. In addition to the meeting of members of the party, the county executive com- mittee will meet. 0 Find Numbers Jar In Local Tavern Charged with having a numbers Jar in her tavern. Mrs. Kathryn Kovachik. 6929 Thirty-ninth ave- day Saturday.--Adv. (26) Need Money? We have it to loan on Kenosha real estate at reason- able rates Newberry Abstract Co., 5700 7th Ave.--Adv. (26) Three Chicago boys, Kenneth Felton, 14 Alfred Wilberg. 14, and William Castile. 13. wandered into the village of Twin Lakes shortly after 10 p. m. Tuesday evening. The boys were brought in to the sher- iff's department by Deputies Ker- mit Schreck and Harry Schmal- feldt. They were returned to Chi- cago early this morning by their parents. Venetian Blinds. Prompt deliv- l ery. Anderson Furniture & Appli- ance Co., 6621 27th Ave.--Adv. (26) The National Labor Relations Board reported from Washington today that the nine men in the nue. was arrested by police officers i forge die room at the Snap-On at 11 p. m. Tuesday on a charge of [ Tools Corporation plant have voted unlawful possession of a gambling i to accept the Intdmational Die device , Sinkers Conference, Racine-Kenc The arrest was made by Sgt i sha Lodge No. 280, as their exclu- ,oA +,,Aor Rat :,rnmrd Me- ! sive collective bargaining agent for ..... .'-,-"" .--. .... .-- ---- ! them Certification was based on an wern ana unncr rmur arcn. ." _ . , electron neld at the plant April 15. m . m m , m I All nine valid votes were cast for l(0lary LIUD Hears the lodge. . , .. . . _ i Complete repairs, parts for Elec- MlVall0n AFmV Leaaer I trolux vacuum cleaners. Ph. 8519, -  .ruc I Vacuum Cleaner Supply Service Most inspirational and ns "  Roos ........ =" ......  evel x neaer lag. eranK tive was the adaress ot Lt OL ........ ' .... I varescalco ervtce.--Aav tzz) William H Fox divisional corn- ' " - - : " ........ r i Ben Sentieri seven years old of manner oI alvatlon 2%filly lU ] 5533 Wwent six ' " e y. th avenue was in- Wisconsin and Upper Mschsgan b ....... ' . . ........ club i lurea uesoay azzernoon wnen ne lore zne l,enosna oary ...... e  I was struck by an automobile near auesaay noon at its regular m e-  ....... ............  ms home. nc poilce report saia ing at ue .ucs ClUOnOUSe tits sup- the child ran into the street be- Ject "What's the Big Idea?" dealt tween two cars, into the path of a K. T. Savage, vice president: Wil- liam Rauen. chaplain; J. M. Herr- mann, secretary; John V. Stuart, treasurer; Michael Clemens, con- ductor; Frank Chartier, inside guard; Jesse Dilley, outside guard; and trustees for three-year terms, Oscar T. Wesener, William Ander- son. and Fred J. Orth. Delegates to the coming state sessions were elected to :clude all of the above listed nominees for office with Wesener as a delegate representing the trustees. Henry Koper, Jr., membership steering chairman, announced plans for the producers banquet to be held on May 3 with Charles A. Dittmann, secretary of the La Crosse aerie as the speaker. David L. Phillips was named chairman of the Aerie's Mothers" day program to be con- ducted May 14. The election of officers will be held May 9. Dutch Maid Giant Cone in Debut An innovation in ice cream cones is being introduced to the com- munity for the first time by Leo Riordan, of the Dutch Maid Ice Cream company. Instead of the traditional cone, Dutch Maid pre- sents a new cake cup on which a giant portion of ice cream, rolled from a paper cup into the cake cup. The new cone offers many ad- vantages over the old-type, includ- ing a larger portion of ice cream. Introduced without fanfare during the past few days, the Dutch Maid of Mr. and Mrs. Archie Bush, Som- ers, has been promoted to the grade of corporal upon graduation from the Naval Air Technical Trainin Center at Memphis, Tenn. as a marine aviation mechanic. T/Sgi. Hubert Londo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Londo. South Ke- nosha, has been transferred from San Francisco, Calif., to Camp Phillips, Salina, Kan. Sgt. Lawrence H. Mohr, former Kenoshan from Fort Knox, Ky., is spending his furlough at 310 Sixty-, first street. Pfc. David J. Merten, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marten, Bassett is home on a 20 day furlough after spending 31 months in Alaska. Robert Arthur Rieschl, son of Mrs. Kathleen Rieschl, 1329 Fifty- seventh street, has completed the course of training in aviation radioman school at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Mem- phis, Tenn. Willis J. Kohlhagen. son of Mrs. Edith Kohlhagen, 1812 Fifty-second street, has completed the course of training and will receive the third class petty officer's rating, aviation radioman, at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Memphis, Tenn. The earliest state income tax was instituted in Virginia in 1843. MAYWOOD RESTAIIRAIIT AND OLOYEIILEAF g 516-|S Fifty-eighth St. KELLY mUFFALO. Owner Bsinmm Lemehes from |1 with economic and social problems of the day In addition a report was present- ed by Kenosha Rotarians who at- tended the recent district confer- ence of Rotary at Waukesha. These reports were presented by Presi- dent Alwah Callow, Secretary A. R. Davies and President-Elect Nor- bert Roeder. Ration Review Give Proper Address J M. Gaffney. secretary of the Kenosha County War Price and Ra- tioning board, today disclosed that failure of applicants under the various phases of rationing to pro- vide adequate mailing addresses for the return of rations has in many cases resulted in delays and in some cases the loss of the issued rations. car driven by Philip Matton. Ra- cine. The latter took the child to St. Catherine's hospital where it was found his left leg was broken above the knee. i Police Dance to lttrad Throngs What promises to be the largest attended dancing party of the year --a tradition set by previous sim- ilar events, will be the annual dance sponsored by the Kenosha Policemen's Protective Association at the Eagles club on Saturday evening May 6 it was announced!4 ' I today by Ray Gleason, prestdent l of the association. I- Funds raised by the dance are used for the organization's philan-1 thropic program in the community. I , Music will be provided by Joel Caravello's orchestra, and the usual  giant cone has been given instan- taneous and enthusiastic welcome by Dutch Maid patrons. Evening Diatom from ? Introducing ** Tomorrow i DUTCH ! MAID'S NEW Larger Quarters To accommodate a steadily in- creasing busineas, Garb's Travel Shop, a business which has been ee- tablished in Kenosha for almost a quarter of a century, will open Friday evening in its now loea. tion at 5707 Sixth Avenue. The new store which has approximately three times as much display place as was available at the former lo- cation, 635 Fifty-eighth street, will continue the featuring of nationally known lines of travel goods, per- sonal leather goods, ladies hand- bags and other leather gift items. The new quarters, which for- merly housed a men's shore store, have been completely remodelled inside and the newest type of fix- tures have been installed. With the exception of the entrance way the store is completely carpeted. Flor- escent lighting, that will simulate natural outdoor light, has also been installed Salesmen and others who have traveled extensively, who have seen the new store, have declared that it is one of the most beauti- ful travel goods stores on the North Shore Needed to Meet Growth Mrs. Ida Garb, owner of the store, in commenting on the open. ing of the new quarters, stated that larger quarters were needed to meet the growing Isiness of the store. "We have great faith in the future of our business here in Kenosha," she declared "and in opening this larger store we will be better able to take care of our customers as well as to offer them a larger selection. Providing bet- ter facilities is our way of saying 'thank you' to the people of Keno- sha who have given us an increas- ingly larger share of their business and made possible the new store." The store is continuing its for- mer nationally advertised lines of travel and leather goods and adding some additional lines to these Hugoe E. Bothe, city building in- spector, announced today that there will be a rezoning meeting of Forest Park and Seventh avenue and Thir- ty-eighth street at 7:30 p. m. Thurs- day at the council chambers at the city hall. The public is invited to attend. EARNS SILVER WINGS -- Bob Dyberg, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Dyberg, 7019 Thirty-eighth avenue, graduated recently as a :full fledged pilot and received his coveted silver wings and a com- mission as a second lieutenant in Army Air Corps at Maria Field, Tex. Lt. Dyberg enlisted in the air corps on March 2, 1943. He is a graduate of Kenosha High school and was employed in Los Angeles, Calif. prior to his enlistment. Purple Heart for Vern Richardson, Fiqhting in Italy Staff Sgt Vern Richardson, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Richardson. and husband of Gladys Richardson, 909 Sixty-sec- ond street, sent his Purple Heart medal home to his wife Tuesday. He had been wounded in Sicily in the August campaign, and up- on recovery rejoined his unit in time for the campaign in Italy. He was wounded again last De- cember, and since has been con- valescing in a hospital in Italy. He is awaiting re.essignment The sergeant is a paratrooper. He has a brother, Pvt. Roy Rich- ardson, who is in England. Cars, driven by John Blast, Tre- vor, and Carl E. Nyholm, Salem, were damaged Tuesday in a col- lision at the intersection of High- way 83 and the Wilmot road. Re- porting the accident to Sheriff's Deputy Walter J. Cumiskey, Ny- holm stated that he was driving south on Highway 83, Blast was driving east on the Wilmbt road. 63 SUITS Progressives to Eled Delegates ! In response to the convention call : issued by the Progressive state can- . tral committee the Kenosha county Progressives will meet tonight at the Union hall at 7:30 to select delegates for the ProgressiVe state convention to be held in Milwau. kee on May 6 and 7. In announcing the special meet- ing for the purpose of complying with the convention call, W. W. Witt, chairman of the Kenosha county Progressive precinct com- mittee, urged Progressives to at- tend the meeting and participate in the selection of convention dele- gates. He stated that the convert- tion was the foundation for the campaign to come, and that the campaign this year would be one of the most important ever held in Wisconsin A full and strong slate of candi- dates for the constitutional offices will be presented to the electorate by the Progressive party in the fall elections, and the organiza- tional work for the election will be completed at the convention. C-Id was first discovered in Alaska by a Russian settler in 1850. Page Seven ii Jury Says "No" in Alienation Suit A municipal court Jury of eight women and four men took about two hours Tuesday afternoon to bring in a verdict in favor of Edith Kolhagen, the defendant in an action in which Mrs. Emnm Keepp alleged she alienated the affections of George Koepp, her ex-husband. Testimony was taken before the Jury on Monday, with arguments on-Tuesday by Attorney John F. KuehnL representing the plaintiff, !and Attorney Leo Vaudreuil, for it he defendant. PAID ADVERTISEMENI Authorixed and $1.S0 paid by Pro- grmmlve l'eeinct Committee Organi- uUon, J. B. Mollnro. Srctar, Orpheum BIDE., Kenosba, Wl$. ATTENTION ! Pra4rrssJves o| Ktnosha SPEOIAL MEETIN6 To select ConvenUon Delegau will be held at the Unlen HMI. TONIGHT at g p. m. You m nred to attendm 00lgdV,,,o u,,, CLE.IIITT Miracle-Kote did wonders to our home in Just a few hours. It covered the wallpaper and painted walls with one coat . .. and dried in only one hour. Dinner that night didn't taste like the inside of a paint store, since all ob- jectionable paint odors had been removed. Nice too--not to worry about the children'a finger prints---just wash them off[. Miracle- Kote's washable, you know. Just take any of its ten delightful pastel shades and mix them with plain water. No messy painting d.19 0 days from now on--it's so easy anyone can do it ................ I gmL FRED P. RUDY Distributor of Ganuine Automotive Parts 81S- 57th It. Phone 3136 and COSMETICS Pinkham'm Tek Tooth reg. Conpoud .... 9 1 Brushes, Nat. Bristle. 29 La][urne Comb. Perfume,- Bath Crystals ...... 79C 4* Medium Bromo Seltzer ..... 49 Sunset Bouquet Alcohol ologno... --------4-----.---- Evening in Paris race Powder ...... 1000 ---.,..-..- Carter's u.oc Pin. ........ 19 . Bot.. 49 Alka.Seltzer sTablets Wetherheirt's I e25 Alcohol Cologne... Ipana Tooth p.=te ....... 39 Luxor Lo Cre .... 49 Max Factor Pacako Makoup.. 1.S0 Tropic Lady Spls. ..... 1.00 Coty's race Powder ...... 1.O0 4- Woodbury race Csams ...... 39 Pine Joy kth ,-a, ..... 39 Luxor Cream Cologno .... le00 Toushay "--'--@----" 47 leby 1.O0 Hand Lotion ....... Perfume .......... quota of KODAK F/LN, once a month in this ad wUl appear a coupon. Th/s coupon wH/.entitUe you to purchase one oU or park o/fl/m as tong as our stock lasts. /2 price , Comer 14th Aveo SCHINDLER S GIANT "Oh Boy!" saYs Johnny. ICE CREAM "Thin Giant Cone-Cup is a super-dooper." C O N E - C U P Th.rada,, F,-,aa.. PHH,CO RADIO Tl clcrir special lliag diem o, n.o,,., " .ou ,oo,, wool .o., our and PHONOGRAPH SERVICE GO SPIISAN, ;LjWIT 1"+1+ 8rock at j.t half price. Newest Tailored and Drmnnaker D S ** styles, materials and colons. In We Klso Service SiS4 Znd Ave. SZV SSth St. . sizes 10 to 44. All Makes of Radios He pointed out that the Keno- sha county board in acting.on ra- ttan applications has only that ad- dress provided by the applicant for the mailing out of rations. To ex- pedite the issuance and receipt of rations under the various phases of the OPA program, Gaffney urged that full addresses be placed on the application form and as a re- turn on the envelop that contains the application. For the most part, he stated, the delays and losses have resulted due to improper mailing addresses for rural applicants. He asked that all rural applicants be sure to include the route and box number and the county as well since some residents of northern Kenosha county are on a Racine delivery route. features are planned. 14 Members of the executive corn-I mittee in charge of the arrange-i. meats are Delos Reynolds, Lester Irving, Reinold Houte, Jack Curt-I ningham and Albert Molinaro, with !: Mrs. Beulah McNeil secretary. 4 Japanese soldiers wear belly- hands or Senninbari.belts of a thou- sand stitches, each sewn by a differ- ent person, which supposedly make them invulnerable. We hove just 4 Three Piece Suits CHIC.I(ENS CALL .in sizes 10 and 12 - - 8014 No Exchanges or Refunds. All Sales Final. Lazge, Tasty, Plump For Dependable FRYING AS THE YEARS PASS Rug Cleamng Yore Charqe Account Is Invited Dr--CIICIC'to Order .ouO..--..O.--.,-- Sc-wartzh baby's yearly porlra/tL  -------4.---. Average 2 ]bs. en appointment now. Eenosha's gzclusve Rug Saturday OniF @  Furrier .rid Spotswemr STACHONES 5627 Sixth Avenue POULTRY FARM Open Priday gveKing -- Ck. Saturda7 at $ Hy. 31, -Mile So. of Hy. 50 Phone 2-5.518 Phone 14 6517 - 5th Ave. For the duration, we will, to the best of our ability, keep your radios in operating condition, if you will in turn, pledge to bring or send in your radios to our shop whenever possible -- thus helping to save labor and time which is very /mportant these days. War time restrictions, material flsortege$, and the necessity to keep more radios going, we find it necessary to ask your eoo-atioa By pledging to do your part we can and will be able to keep more of you happy in your homes. JOSEPH E. BISTRICK 931 Forty-fifth Street Phone 2-3877 4 L. 4 L" -./ c 3