History: The Abbotsford Tribune (Sep. 1944)

Contact:  R. Lipprandt 


Sources: Tribune - Phonograph Vol. 46, No. 37, p 4, Vol. 46, No. 36, p 4, Vol. 46, No. 38, p 4, Vol. 46, No. 39, p. 4

(Thursday, September 7, 1944) Less Fuel For Heat

Because there has been considerable confusion over fuel oil rations for space heaters, the board has announced the formula by which rations are issued for these heaters. The maximum allowance under these regulations ranges form 678 to 851 gallons for the heating season, rated according to the heat degree days.

Of course, the board pointed out, everyone will not get the maximum. The individual allowance will be based on former consumption, but each user will have to take a cut equivalent to a five per cent reduction in temperature in the home over the average temperature of last year. In other words, last year’s maximum temperature in the home should have been 70 degrees. This year, on the same basis, it will of necessity be 65 degree. Space heater fuel oil applications now are being processed and the coupons are being mailed out to the users as swiftly as possible.

(Thursday, September 7, 1944) Clothing And Kits Wanted For Russian War Relief

A Russian war relief drive for 15,000 pounds of used, clean, wearable clothing and 500 kits filled with ordinary household necessities, such as needles, pins, soap, etc. is being organized in Clark County under the chairmanship of E. W. Laurent, county superintendent of schools.

All rural and city schools, churches, women’s organizations, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and all civic organizations are being requested to participate in this important war effort.

This is not a drive for money, but for used, clean, wearable clothing and household kits.

(Wednesday, Sep 06, 2006, Vol. 46, No. 36 | Tribune Phonograph)

(Thursday, September 14, 1944) Partridge Flies Through Window At Kalepp Home

An early bird gave and got a rude awakening Saturday morning about 7:45 when a partridge flew through a bedroom window at the Adolph Kalepp home. The upper glass of the sash was broken, the shade was ripped and a shower of glass and feathers was scattered on the be where Miss Alice Kalepp had been sleeping until the bird made its surprise entrance.

Miss Kalepp was not injured and the bird had only a minor cut on his leg. It was caught and later taken to the Kalepp farm and released in the open country, a little more familiar to it than bedrooms.

(Thursday, September 14, 1944) Ram Truck At Loyal Sept. 23

The University Ram truck will make its annual stop in Clark County on Sept. 23. The stop this year will again be at Loyal on Saturday from 1:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., at the garage across from Fred Lakosky’s Implement store.

For those who are not acquainted with the program, it is explained that the ram truck brings in good, purebred rams which have been consigned by breeders throughout the state, and they are sold to farmers within Clark County who wish to secure a good ram. Farmers who are planning on securing a good ram are urged to attend this meeting at Loyal, Sept. 23.

(Thursday, September 14, 1944) September Birthday Boxes Sent To Boys Wednesday

The birthday boxes from the Auxiliary to our boys in service were packed and mailed Wednesday. Frank Nikolay, Dale Elliot and Robert Hanson have birthdays in September.

(Wednesday, Sep 13, 2006, Vol. 46, No. 37 | Tribune Phonograph)

(Thursday, September 21, 1944) Do Not Drive Without Your License, Warning

You must carry your driver’s license whenever operating a motor vehicle on a public highway is the warning of the state motor vehicle department.

Driving is a privilege, not a right, they emphasized. That privilege belongs to those properly licensed to drive.

State law forbids use of vehicles on public roads by any driver under 14 years of age. Yet a number of recent accidents reports received by the motor vehicle department at Madison show that youths under 14 had been involved. Absolute necessity for driving a car or farm truck must be proved in all cases of youths 14 to 16 desiring to drive. Motorists restricted to driving for occupational reasons, or to driving only while wearing glasses, must keep within their restrictions or they can lose their licenses, it was declared.

Cars were being checked on the outskirts of Abbotsford, Wednesday afternoon, when drivers were asked to show their licenses. The lights on cars were checked at the same time.

(Thursday, September 21, 1944) Immunizations Center At High School, Mon. Morning

The immunization center will be held at the high school, Monday, Sept. 25. Please note a change in time. It will be at Abbotsford at 10:00 o’clock in the morning and at Dorchester at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon, according to a communication from Mrs. Elizabeth Stewart Helwing, Clark County nurse.

Small pox vaccinations and doses of diphtheria toxoid will be administered.

(Wednesday, Sep 20, 2006, Vol. 45, No. 38, Page 9 | Tribune Phonograph)

(Thursday, September 28, 1944) Now Is The Time To Mail Christmas Parcels Overseas

If you want to be sure your Christmas package reaches that service man or woman overseas in time for Christmas, you should mail it between now and Oct. 15, the Office of War Information says, on the basis of information from the armed services.

Only one package may be sent by or for a person or concern t nay one soldier in any one week between now and Oct. 15 and the 30-day period, Sept. 15 to Oct 15 is the only time during which packages maybe sent to soldiers overseas without a specific written request from the soldier or without an APO postmark from the soldier to whom the gift is to be sent.

Mark the package "Christmas Parcel," and use a label that does not look like a postage mark or stamp. Print the address so that it will not run, streak, smudge or fade, and put an additional copy of the address and return address inside the package, so that if the package comes apart, the additional copy may be used.

Wrap and pack the parcel securely so that the material sent will reach its destination in good condition.

(Wednesday, September 27, 2006, Vol. 46, No 39, p 5 | Tribune - Phonograph)



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