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iFire Prevention iMust Be Personal 3 f.v'; Fire Prevention Week, October 7 to 13, should command greater pfublic interest this year than: ever before. be-fore. Never in history was so much property, destroyed by fire in 365 days, as during the past 12 months. In our own country, which has not been-subjected to the ravages of war, there are 1.000 home fires every day. Once every 50 minutes someone is burned to death a large percentage of them children left in homes which contain unnecessary fire hazards. 800,000,000 matches are used daily, each one capable of starting a fire in a home or factory. Two hundred and fifty billion bil-lion cigarettes are smoked each year each is a fire hazard haz-ard which, can ignite waste paper, bed clothes, material ' placed carelessly on shelves, clothing, and a thousand-and-one other articles. No one can prevent most of such fire losses except - the home owner, the lighter of matches, the smoker, and every individual old enough to think. Annual fire losses in the United States, which could largely be prevented, pre-vented, are greater than those caused by the bombings of London during the first years of "the war. They are not as spectacular as the London losses because they are scattered all over the country. Ten thousand deaths from fire, distributed over 48 states, and tens of thousands of homes and factories destroyed, do not make headlines like the bombing of a ' city, but the permanence of death and fire loss for those involved, is just as real. Fire Prevention Week, from October 7 to 13, is something all should observe not for that week alone but for every day in the year. The Utah Safety Council advises that fire losses in Utah alone last year was approximately $1,200,000 with an accompanying loss of 26 lives. FIRE PREVENTION COM MITTEE VTAH COUNTY Chairman Earl Flnlayson, rrovo uty.ru cmetw, .- Secretary "S. R, Boswell, County Agricultural Agent. Members are: A. L. Taylor, U. S. Forest Service;. Theron Hall, Utah County Sheriff; Sharp Gillespie, Gil-lespie, Provo City Utilities Dept.; Dale Despain, Utah Coun ty Planning Association. The purpose of this committee Is to foster a campaign in Utah county known as "Fire Prevention Preven-tion Week," October 7-13 in clusive. The purpose of the organiza tion Is to encourage businessmen business-men and homemakers and farmers farm-ers to check their places of business busi-ness or homes and farm buildings build-ings for fire hazards. The information in-formation provided by the National Na-tional Fire; Protective Association Associa-tion of Boston, shows mat the average peacetime yearly ss from fire In the United States ii $4.00 per capita compared to a capita loss of $1.00 in Eng. um -mztmu qrem: - Volume 12 Number 14 mE STEEL CENTER OF THE AVK8T land and 50c in German. It was reported by this Associa tion that 85 percent of the fires are preventable and the follow ing are the major hazards: 1. Failure to protect buildings with lightning rods. 2. Defective, sooty and poorly constructed chimneys. 3. Sparks from chimneys and bonfires falling on flammable wooden roofs. 4. Defective stoves and furnaces fur-naces and failure to use fire proof covering on pipes. 5. Careless use of matches and smoking in barns. 6. Improper storage and cart less use of gasoline and kero sene. 7. Hot ashes placed in paper or wooden containers rather than metal. 8- Spontaneous ignition of hay. 9. Misuse of electricity and taiiure to replace or repair worn cords and defective electrical ap pliances. Important Notice From LD.S. Church Heads Multiplying tragic automobile accidents impel us earnestly earnest-ly to urge the ixtrciil cf greatest care and caution upon all persons travelling la automobiles. Reckless driving, particularly particu-larly by youths, and br persons wholly or partially under the influence of liquor, seems on the increase. Drivers must not onlj iArt carefully themselves but they must also drive so that they may guard against injury from the careless driving.... of others. ' Particularly we urge Church members coming to the October Seml-Annual Conference to drive slowly and cautiously, cau-tiously, avoiding, is far as possible, night driving which is always exira hmrdoui. brethren and Sisterit We urge you caution in your driving driv-ing A few minutes saved in transit cannot be balanced against the possible loss of a human life. GEO. ALBERT SMITH J. REUBEN CLARK. JR. DAVID 0. McKAY. . The First Presidency. Newly-weds iVisit Parents i Irm'i . 1 wogi. uoyd V, Ro lins and w bride, the former Ev... t. Sahatian of -Boston, Massachu-setts, Massachu-setts, have left for Colorado apnngs, Colorado, where Sgt. Jtollins is statlnneri off rng tte past tw weeks here with jr. land Mrs. J. L. Rollins, of i Sr Parems of the groom; L weddi"8 took place at me Peterson nrmv si tiaM v. ,uiurano Knrmffo th ...bj, wis QOUBle rine mimam vt ... KW oy m Schiff. tZPat mther and sister, weddin mUW, at,ended hJSgt Rollins ha, been m ff Ave years, and his sjie Joined the WAC in -44. Z S ' 8?eant rt headquar-vk headquar-vk second air force. Cninwrfo ?f the time of her marriage. Pleasant View Holds ening MIA. Social Op lare kbti"."1!?1 "nPMvement As i '?tion, directed bv Vimm v ndfcjlMby "enti were enjoyed. Vineyard Ward M.I.A. Opening Social On Tuesday evening, Oct. 9, at 7:30 in the ward chapel, the M.I.A. officers of Vineyard ward: Harold Holdaway, Cloyd stone and Floyd Clegg, Mrs Delia Stone, Oriel Clegg and RosaLee Madsen, invite all ward members of Mutual age to be present at the opening social. A fine program has been planned, with games and re freshments. Sharon-Orem District Boy Scout Day to be Observed Next Wed. BOY SCOUT DAY has been declared for observance throughout the Sharon-Orem District Wednesday, October W, by Mayor B. M, Jolley of Orem who will act as chairman at the annual meeting of the district to be held that evening B, 7 :30 in the Timpanogos ward house. A special program is being arranged to supplement the business of the meeting wnicn wm feature the report of the nominating committee and election of officers and committee commit-tee members to administer scouting scout-ing during the year ahead- Boyd C. Davis is chairman of the nominating comittee and will represent all civic and religious groups in making his report to the citizens of the district. .All scouts are urged to wear their uniforms on that day and to perforin special 'service projects pro-jects and good turns wnerever possible. They are also invited to attend the annual meeting by troops where a roll call will be made and suitable recognition recogni-tion given for those troops having hav-ing the largest representation present in uniform, according to George M. Ashby, district scout chairman. Merrill Christopherson, manager man-ager of the Provo airport and a scout commissioner for Utah National Parks Council has been invited to address the meeting. All citizens are urged to attend to take part in the election of a scout committee to represent them in carrying out the pro gram of scouting among the boys of the various communities. All wards and other groups giving sponsorship to scout and senior scout units are especially invited invit-ed to have representatives and parents present. This meeting will precede the annual meeting of the Utah National Na-tional Parks Council which will take place on Saturday evening, October 13 at the Joseph Smith Building of the Brigham Young university, at 7:00 o'clock, at which planning sessions will be conducted by the heads of the various council operating com mittees. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1945 Sgrt. Jolley Sees Much Combat A. communication has been received re-ceived from the 25th Infantry (Tropic Lightning) Division on Luzon, that Pfc. Andrew S Jolley, Jol-ley, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Jolley, has been promoted to trie rank of sergeant. He is a machine gunner in a rifle company com-pany of the 35thh regiment- Sgt. Jolley's wife, Afton and their three sons make their home in Grand View ward. Sgt. Jolley has had eight months service overseas, enter- DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER The municipal election is slated for Tuesday, November 6, when the registered voters will cast their ballot in Orem for mayor, one 4-year council man, three 2-year councilman, city recorder, and city treasurer. There are but two registra tion days set for this event, when all qualified citizens can regis ter prior to election day, which is Tuesday, Oct. 16, and Tuesday, Tues-day, Oct. 30. There are four registration districts In Orem. They are at the homes of the following: District 1 Mrs. A. H. Lowe-District Lowe-District 2 Clarence York. District 3 V. J. Loveless. District 4 Lexia Harris, 1 Mj'.ii : 3k HSf- - ! to 'J A Sgt. Andrew S. Jolley ing the army August 9, 1944, at Fort Douglas, and received his basic training at Camp Hood, Texas, before going overseas in Feb. 1945. He is entitled to wear the Combat Infantryman badge, the Asiatic-Pacific theater the-ater ribbon with, one battle star, the Philippines Liberation rib bon with one star and the Good Conduct medal. Since landing at Lingayen Gulf on Luzon in January, the 25th Division, fought the Japs 165 consecutive days on the Central Plains and in the rug ged Caraballo mountains of Luzon, Lu-zon, capturing strategic Balete Pass and the town of Santa Fe, thus opening the only southern1 land route to the vast productive produc-tive Sagayan Valley, last enemy stronghold on Luzon. The "Tropic Lightning" Division id a veteran iigntmg ouuit, naving seen action in Hawaii and Guadalcanal, Guad-alcanal, New Georgia and Vella La veil a in the Solomon Islands before landing in the Philip pines- POST NO. 72 AND AUXILIARY HOLD INTERESTING MEET Orem Legion Post No. 72 and Auxiliary members met Tuesday Tues-day evening at the Orem City hall. A resolution was passed expressing appreciation for the assistance given by Mayor B. M-Jolley M-Jolley and the Orem city officials of-ficials in getting the Legion functioning in this community. Also a resolution was passed that Legion Post No. 72 support the city's zoning and planning board in its effort to plan and zone Orem for the best good of the city proper. The building committee announced an-nounced it is awaiting plans from the architect for their new veteran's home. Ray Loveless and D. Orlo Allen, Al-len, committee on membership, reported they are planning a most interesting contest among the present members to increase their numbers. The five delegates to the State Legion convention held at St. George, last week were present. They were Jesse Cord- ner, Julian Hansen, Lyle McDonald, Mc-Donald, John Fisher and James Dexter, with the auxiliary delegates dele-gates being Mrs. Jesse Cordner and Mrs. Julian Hansen. Mr. McDonald reported the conven tion as the most successful ever held in the state, the program being especially for World War II veterans. Messrs Dexter, Fisher and McDonald Mc-Donald came home from the convention by way of Zion's National Park and Bryce Canyon. Can-yon. Mr. and Mrs. Cordner and Mr. and Mrs. Hansen went on to Las Vegas, Nevada, and all report re-port a delightful trip. A social hour followed with refreshments being served to the 30 Region members and their wives, present. Recruiting Officer lit -T rtaittnin i v ii ' T" i-'' S Bender, Major Cleburn tNo Conference Vacation At BYU Because of the difficulty in obtaining housing in Salt Lake City, and because of the fact that school is Just getting under way, school will not be dismissed dismiss-ed at Brigham Young university for the opening of Latter-Day Saint conference Friday as has been the custom in former years, Howard S. McDonald, B.Y.U. president, said today. School will go on as usual Friday, leaving Saturday and Sunday for students who de- . . m 1 sire to attena conierence, iie added. Teachers Quorum At Canyon Outing The teachers quorum of the Geneva ward under the supervision super-vision of Harold Baker of the ward bishopric, enjoyed a fine canyon outing Thursday eve ning. The group assembled at the church grounds at 5 p.m. and went in a group from there. James were played, a huge bon-ire bon-ire and refreshments enjoyed. Prisoner Released After Three Years Mr. and Mrs. Axel Andreason are happy over the news that their nephew, LeRoy Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bailey, of Thornton, Idaho, has been re? leased from the Japanese prison Notice of Meeting Of Citizens' Party H. V. Wentz, chairman of the Citizens' Party of Orem. has called a meeting of said party to be held Wednesday evening, Oct. 10, at 7:00 o'clock, at Orem City Hall, and invites all interested parties to be present. Forsey - Rowley Nuptials Mr. and Mrs. Don Rowley (Lora Jean Forsey) were married Wednesday in the Salt Lake temple, and a wedding reception was tendered them by the bride's parents Thursday evening in Payson. The bride is a graduate of Payson high school and attended Brigham Young university. The groom is the son of Mrs. Maud Rowley, and is a graduate of Lincoln high school and Sharon stake seminary, and attended Brigham Young university. He was also a member of the US Army reserve for a short time. The young couple were ac companied through the temple by the groom's mother, the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Rowley, Mr- and Mrs. Reed Rowley, Alvin Rowley. Mrs. Maud Nielsen and Miss Beatrice Rowley, Bishop and camp at Osaka, Japan, and is now in Manila and will soon be Mrs. Philo Edwards, Mrs. Louise nome. He nas peen a prisoner Palmer and Mrs. Nellie Mar-lince Mar-lince the fall of Corrlgedor. tineau. VISIT WINDSOR WARD 30TH ANNIVERSARY With proceeds from the two day carnival to be staged at the church grounds in Windsor ward, October 9 and 10, to be used for building fund, members mem-bers of the ward bishopric and special committees working on the entertainment are enthusiastic enthusi-astic over the fine response shown at this early date. Purchase of tickets for the barbecue, or banquet, which will be staged Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. have started. All other entertainment will be free, and will include horse pulling contests, con-tests, saddle horse judging, a parade, calf roping and riding, wild cow milking and a pony potato race, with the Orem Riding Rid-ing Club putting on a special demonstration. The affair will honor the 30th anniversary of the organization of the ward. Party on Extended Trip East Mr. and Mrs. Orson Prestwich, Mr- and Mrs. Curtis Gordon, and daughter Elizabeth Gordon left Wednesday morning by auto for Boston, Massachusetts, where they plan to visit with Midshipman Midship-man Richard (Dick) Hawkins, Navy V-12 student at Harvard university, fiance of Miss Gord on, and witn ueaman uee cordon, cord-on, who expects shore leave and plans to meet his parents, uncle and aunt and sister at Boston. office opeiis- iii . provo this Week Field Artillery, veteran' of the Normandy Beachhead, assumed command of the newly installed Army Recruiting Station at 108 W. Center Street, this week. A veteran of World War I, the Major entered active service in the second World War on Oct 15, 1940. He went overseas April 30, 1942 with the first corps to leave the U. S. for foreign for-eign duty. He has an enviable record in World War II. According to Major Bender the immediate problem of the Major Cleburn 8. Bender recruiting service is that of com municating accurate information to the service men and civilians who are interested in current enlistment or reenlistment opportunities. op-portunities. Men 18 and over with or without prior military experience are invited to visit the Major at the Army Recruiting Recruit-ing Station. "Right now my attention is in explaining enlistment bonus allowances, al-lowances, reinstatement to temporary tem-porary or regular army grades, choice of arm or service, selection selec-tion of theater of operation and other enlistment opportunities," the Major said. "When we have this recruiting mission Successfully Success-fully completed and have procured pro-cured a regular volunteer army sufficient to guarantee the peace there will be plenty of time for us to recall the combat incidents". inci-dents". He can certainly tell in teresting stories of those events. OREM-SHARON WAR FUND QUOTA $4500 Chairman Elroy Murdock an nounces the United War Fund drive is well underway wlta the various ward committeemen and their workers planning to make an intensive drive during the week, beginning Monday, Oc tober 8 and ending Friday, October Oc-tober 12, and visit every home in Sharon-Orem district. In alloting the quota, Mr. Murdock says it will take $1.00 per capita to make the allotment. allot-ment. One day's wage is the amount requested from the wage earner in the home, to make this quota of $1.00 per capita. The ward chairmen selected by Mr. Murdock are as follows: Edgemont, Mr. and Mrs- J, uoiden Taylor. Grand View, Mr. and Mrs. Reed Nuttall; Geneva, Mr- and Mrs. Merlin Finch. Lake View, Mr. and Mrs.' Lafe Johnson. Pleasant View, Mr. and Mrs- J. B. Hunn. Timpanogos, Mr. and Mrs. Julian Hansen. Sharon, Mr. and Mrs. Clar ence Kofford. Vermont, Mr- and Mrs. O. A. Anderson. Vineyard, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Stone- Windsor, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hansen. ' Judge Herbert M. Schiller, state director or tne umtea war Mrs. j Ervai chrlstensen, of Fund drive declared "This will n.A nPpBlHnt of the First Dls- be a tough winter not only in trictt utah federation of Wom- ine wrienv oui a .so in fcurupe en8 clubs preside(J at their con and we must give Dountiruiiy ventioa held Saturday in the not only to provide reuet ma- nr....-, pihhousa at Provo. terial for these people but also with a representation of 44 clubs xo Keep up meir moraie m ora- s the district beina present LOCAL ITEMS- ' 'S jCmontf i the visitor at th Idaho 'Falls IDS temple were Mr, and Mrs Axel Andreason and- Mrs. Andreason's sister. Mrs. I J Johnson of Ephralra. The Andreason's made, the trip durlng'their Vacation. They al so visited in the Uinta Basin, at Roosevelt and Vernal. Mrs. P. W. Madsen and Mr. and Mrs. Arch Madsen and fam ily of Salt Lake City also visited the Idaho Falls temple during the inspection period before the dedication. Mrs. Fern Laudie, Mrs. Lil- lie Sumslon, Mrs. Ruby Hunn, Mrs. Miriam Bradshaw and Mrs- Pearl Jepperson were among the Relief Society visitors in Salt Lake Wednesday. Greta Olsen, 7, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy K. Olsen returned re-turned home from Utah Valley hospital, Saturday, after being confined there for the past week following an accident near the Spencer school, when she was struck by a passing car- Mrs. Gilbert Pulsipher and son John of Denver, Colorado, are visiting in Utah for conference, confer-ence, and with relatives at Sprlngville and Provo, Gilbert Pulsipher is the ton of Mrs. Margaret Pulsipher of , Edge mont. Mrs. Pulsipher and her daughter ,Mr&Orlanl Pyne will attend conference in Salt Lake on Saturday and meet the folks from Denver. SUNDAY SERVICES Owing to General Conference sessions in Salt Lake City, and the fact that these services will be broadcast over the radio, some wards are dispensing with any1 church services for this week. The following will have meetings as follows: Pleasant View Ward Sunday school will be held at 10:30 according to Morbeth Snow, superintendent, There will be no evening meeting. Grand View Ward Sunday school will be held at 10:30. The Adult class will be excused. Vnvnrl Ward Sunday school will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sharon Ward Sacrament meeting will be held at 8 p m., according to Bish op Clayton Watts. Orem . Woman Presides At Club Convention LINGOLN TIGERS WIN OPENING LEAGUE GAME er to give democracy a chance over there. "The problem now is not one of material aid but morale so far as our armed services are concerned" and Judge Schiller pointed out that the budgets of the USO, united seaman's service serv-ice and many other agencies combined with the United War Fund drive have been increased this year- Edgremont Ladies Enjoy B-S. Social An enjoyable opening social was given in Edgemont ward Tuesday afternoon at Relief society, with President Bernice Faulkner in charge. Mrs Blanche Woodard gave the vis iting teachers topic and Mrs. Lydia Johnson the Theology lesson. A solo was given by Mrs. Helen Gordon. In the social following, the officers, Mrs. Faulkner, Mrs. Tana Rich ards. Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Flora Bleler served refresh- With a score of 12-0 Lincoln won the first official league game in region three's 1945 football foot-ball race, against the powerful Spanish Fork team, last Friday. During the first half the Dons held them scoreless, but In the second half Coach Dixon's team took things in hand and rolled over two touchdowns. The touchdowns were led by Stan Cole and Ken Balser, and one was made in each quarter- Springville will come to Lincoln Lin-coln for the next game, October 5th. This team showed fine metal when they held the strong Lehi team 13-12 in last Friday's game. Pfc. Malcolm A. Brittan arrived ar-rived unexpectedly home after 31 months spent in France and Germany for a thirty day furlough, fur-lough, when he will report to Texas for a discharge from the armed forces. He is the son of ments to the 22 ladles present. Mr. and Mrs. jsrwBrittan. ANNUAL MEETING OF SGOUTERS Plans are underway for the Utah National Parks council, Boy Scouts of America, annual meeting and planning conference confer-ence to be held in Provo, October Octob-er 13, according to Dr. J. G Jones, president. "We expect the largest representation repre-sentation from this area since Pearl Harbor", the president added. Each of the six operating de partments of the council will hold meetings following the gen eral session- The finance de partment will be conducted by Chairman Marx Anderson: or ganization by John F. Mower; camping and activities, Boyd C. Davis of Orem; scout advancement, advance-ment, Dr. T. Earl Pardoe; health and safety, Charles J Hart: and leadership training, Mel D Wallace. Other special sessions will be for the 50 council coun-cil commissioners and troop leaders, A. A. Anderson chain man; and for district chairman and other members not otherwise other-wise assigned, Dr. Jones will conduct this section assisted by Ray Davis of Salem nd Ernest A. Strong of Me. -e presidents of t) A unanimous vote was cast at the convention in support of a suitable juvenile detention home in Utah county, as recom mended by Utah county commis sioners Youth problems and the conservation con-servation of youth was the theme of the convention, which was addressed by Judge Dean E. Terry, Mrs. Sherman Chris- tensen, district child conserve tion chairman and Mrs. Sterling Ercanbrack, president of the state organization. Netherlands Reunion To Be Held Again After four years the Dutch people and returned missionaries mission-aries from Holland will hold their reunion again in connection connec-tion with the general conference. confer-ence. Saturday evening, Oct. 6, at 9 p.m a reunion will be held in the Sugarhouse ward in Salt Lake City. All Dutch people, returned missionaries and their friends are invited to be there to celebrate the freeing of Hol-j land and to renew friendships and acquaintances. Sharon Ward M.I.A. Greets Large Crowd At the opening social of the M I. A. season, the largest crowd record was in attendance. The officers greeted the group, and clever games were le by William M. Vernon, following by dancing and refreshments. The M. I. A. and Primary organization or-ganization of Sharon ward will meet regularly on Tuesday and on Wednesday for the Vermont ward. Both Relief societies will meet on Tuesday afternoon, at Ihe church.. - - - - HEW BEAUTY SALON FOR OREM i I Another new business has been started in Orem' by Ine Newell Boulter, , who will operate oper-ate a beauty salon at her borne 720 West. 4th Jtforth .(Beverly place) Orem. . . .-& Mrs. Boulter is a former resi dent of Orem and was Student at Lincoln high school. Since her marriage, the family bat made their borne in Salt Lake City, but recently moved bade here to make their' permanent home- The Soulterf have two ions, Sfcy end Terry. LINCOLN HIGH NOTES Erva Bowden of the high school faculty has been appoint-eddTrep6rter appoint-eddTrep6rter for school actlvfc ties. When the tincoln Tigers defeated de-feated the Spanish Fort Don. 13-0 last Friday cthey were not without enthusiastic support from Lincoln student body. More than 300 students took addvan-tage addvan-tage of the lifting of wartime restrictions for school buses. Leading Lincoln's cheering section sec-tion were this year's Cheer lead era, Beverly Peacock, Gwen. Holmes and Allen Balser. At the end of September Lincoln Lin-coln high school enrollment stood at 820. At the same time last year the enrollment was 849. The 7th grade shews the sharpest drop, with 123 enrolled as compared to 1S4 last year. Of the 820 students approximately approxima-tely 500 participate in the hot lunch program. In order to facilitate the harvest har-vest of crops, the high school was run on a half day schedule for the first three weeks of school. More than 90 percent of the students was engaged during the half day, either at their own home, assisting other farmers or at packing plants. One of the events on the social calendar for Lincoln high stu dents is the student body dance to be held in the high school gym, Friday evening at 9 o'clock. The dance is the "Autumn" social sponsored by the Tiger-ettes. Tiger-ettes. Music will be furnished by Dob Orton's orchestra. Admission Ad-mission is 50 cents per couple for everyone except senior high school students who will be ad mitted with school receipt- The affair will be informal. One of the high lights ot Lin coln high school's many activities activi-ties is the show program. The show cards are now on sale, priced at $1.75 for Junior high and $2.00 for senior high students. The purchase of this caxi ad mits the student to one full fea ture program at Scera each month. This program is shown during school time, the shows being selected for their educational educa-tional value as well as to provide pro-vide supervised entertainment The first in the series will be held next week, "The Clock, starring Judy Garland and Rob ert Walker. This program is in addition to' the Visual Educa- : tion sponsored by. the schooL - Under the program students are thnm ' f ilmi.. that "-lunpitTnen. their rcgula lessons.