75 Years Ago
MARCH 25, 1943
Hamburg’s Community Honor Roll was unveiled and dedicated at an impressive ceremony held in Armory Hall, North Third Street, last Sunday afternoon.
Rationing of meats, butter and other edible fats and oils, cheese and canned fish will be inaugurated in the United States on Monday; just four weeks after the nation’s thirty million housewives began buying canned goods and other processed foods on the point system. No consumer registration will be necessary as the Red Stamps in War Ration Book Two will be used.
John B. Smith, chairman of the Rotary Club meeting last week, had Mrs. Margaret Memmert, of the State Department of Labor and Industry, and Sgt. Harvey L. Fister, who was home on furlough from Hawaii as his speakers.
PFC Earl W. Krommes son of Mr. and Mrs. Moses D. Krommes, of Hamburg R1, has informed his parent so his safe arrival I Africa.
“Yankee Doodle Dandy” starring Jimmy Cagney and Joan Leslie will be featured March 27 at the Strand.