January 27, 2006
Oroville Mercury Register June 21, 1944
Recreation Center Schedules Big Dance
Another big dance will be held tonight at the Recreation Center
with men of the Field Artillery units at Marysville and of the Wildcat
Division there scheduled to travel here for the occasion. Oroville
Airdrome and Chico Flying Field soldiers will also attend. Music
will be furnished by L. A. Casagrande’s All-Star Orchestra. Dancing
partners will be members of the Junior Hostess Corps and girls 16
years of age or over who have previously attended dances as members
of the invitational group. A. L. Scott, director requested that
girls attend the dance on time at 8:30 p. m.
STATE THEATRE TONIGHT
9:30 P. M. Gala Bond Show on the Stage, Chico Army Air Field
presents “Out of Bounds” 2 hours of hilarious entertainment. Admission
by bond only! BONDS CAN BE PURCHASED AT POST OFFICE--BANKS THEATRE
UNION HOTEL MAKES ANOTHER NEWSPAPER
Miss Alice Parker of Oroville Inn received a newspaper clipping
from the army newspaper Stars and Stripes containing an account
of the Union hotel fire. The clipping was sent here by Pfc. E. A.
Kinney in a medical teachment of an engineering corps, somewhere
Buy your Bond and Go To Big Show At the State Tonight
Everything was in readiness today for the big war bond show, Out
of Bounds, to be presented at the State theatre at 9:30 p.m. today
for purchasers of war bonds during the current drive. The show,
produced by Chico Army Air Field, will include comedy acts, music,
singing and dancing. Besides the male participants, five girls are
members of the bond show cast. They are Joanne Craft, Mildred Evans,
Jean Compton, Helen Poore, Marietta Byrne and Dolores Culver. Fifty
soldiers from the airfield will be in the production. War bonds
may be purchased at Oroville banks, at the post office or at the
theatre. Only persons who buy bonds during the current campaign
are entitled to tickets. The show will start at 9:30 p.m., following
the regular show, which is to end at 9:23 p.m.
“Ask the Joes in the front lines!” “…Ask that kid on the stretcher!”
“…Ask those who bury our dead.”
“They know. Every G I. Joe knows “This is the Big show. This is
the pay-off. This is the one that counts. “Sure, we’re going to
take’em. But it’s going to cost us plenty…thousands and thousands
of lives…billions and billions of dollars. “That’s the price we
must pay for a decent world. – a world in which we and our children
can live in peace. We G.I.’s will furnish the bodies. Will you furnish
Back the Attack!- Buy More than Before
Nobody needs to tell you that the fighting in this war is reaching
a crisis. But we’ve got to realize also that we face a similar crisis
in financing the war. Make no mistake! The 5th War Loan is beyond
question the biggest, most vitally important financial effort of
this whole war! We can’t afford to fail. Now is the time for every
American, soldier and civilian to go all-out.
Buy double the extra Bonds you bought last time!
This message contributed in the interest of the 5th War Loan by
the Following Public-Spirited Professional Men and Women: Lawyers;
Ernest Clewe, Albert M. King, Roy Wolfe, J. F. Good, John L Deahl
Jr., Hubert I. Townshend, H. D. Gregory, Jack M. McPherson,(District
Attorney), Dentists: Dr. John L Thompson, Dr. E. A. Steadman,. Optometrist
Dr. A. T. Dietle. Halsteads Jewelers & Optometrist, Butte County
Title Co., Oroville Title Co., Carl Shafer, Tax Consultant, John
Caywood, Public Accountant, Oroville Curran Hospital, Dr. James
Dodson, Chiropractor, Oroville Animal Hospital, Dr. Harry Snelbaker,
Dr. E. A. Kusel, Dr. Concessa Craviotto, Dr. Raymond Kilduff, Dr.
C. B. Griggs, Dr. Frank I. O’Neill, Dr. Frank M. Whiting, Real Estate
& Insurance; Mrs. Clara Keener, A. W. Stormes, R. I. Pierce, U.
M. Damon, Sutherland’s, Kitrick’s Insurance Agency, G. A. Dahlmeier,
Real Estate, Fred R. Irwin, Druggist, Harlan’s Drug Store, Crystal
Drug Store, Johnson’s Pharmacy, Walter Pancoast, Prop., Gaskin’s
Drug Store, Carter’s Studio of Photography, Thomas Funeral Home,
Hamilton & Riley.
Stu’s Notes: I think the reason our Union Hotel fire made the
Stars and Stripes is the fact that young Pfc. Morris Tims was killed
there. Please support Our Troops, remember we are at War. That’s
about it for this week.