May 14: A total of 1,919 persons registered for sugar rationing at the Minonk Grade School, the total falling about 500 short of the expected registration.
Persons wishing sugar for canning will be rationed at the rate of five pounds additional per person per year.
There's going to be a serious smashup at the bank corner if a stop sign is not installed. The hazard seems worse since the paving has been widened.
One coming from the West on Fifth Street cannot see an approaching car from either the North or South until he is almost in the middle of Chestnut Street.
May 21: Approximately 75 tons of scrap metal have been collected and sold in the Minonk area since the start of the National Scrap Week drive on Monday.
Persons having metal to sell are to take it to either local elevator for weighing and then to the Leiken garage where Max Leiken will pay $10 for each ton and 50 cents for each hundred pounds delivered.
May 28: 92 Minonk men are in the U. S. Armed forces serving Uncle Sam.
Eight million citizens of Illinois have been requested to pause for one minute at 1:25 p.m.