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Chief Advertiser, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1941, Perry, Iowa h- F Published Each Week on Thursday VOL 5 NO 28 PEtRY JULY It PAGES New Produce Building Taking Shape Many Attend Animal Farm Bureau Picnic at Adel Park Variety of Activities Where the TaU Corn Considerable has been mode on the new building for the Des Moines Valley Produce since excavating started on May 14 A large portion of the steel and concrete floor has been laid k L i r i p and men with rubber-tired barrows are busy trundling up tile for the walls On the southeast corner glass blocks are already in and according to L C- the tion has reached the place where rain doesn't hinder work except when moisture is actually falling For awhile rain presented quite a he and considerably with work Photo 1 n Decatur County Man Sought For 14 Tears Is Captured in Missouri ft Extradition Iowa The of a one-time Iowa man whom officers have sought 14 years for the slaying of Decatur county deputy sheriff was disclosed today by County At- torney Stephen Carter Tlie attorney said Herb Pollard wanted for the fatal wounding of Deputy Clint a gun of here oh July pending an hearing Sam former chant wanted for the slaying in Los Angeles in 1931 Carter who was Indicted for murder in October 1927 was arrested at June 25 by Sheriff Olin Dykes of Mercer ing a search in which officers had traced the man throughout the half of the country F Pollard had been living recently under the name of Thomas with relatives at Albany and Sheriff got on the trail when Pollard visited another relative at Carter said f Pollard is fighting expedition and hearing has been set the governor of Missouri for the week Of July 21 Court records relate that Pollard and Petty delivered some bootleg liquor to Louie Greenland near Iowa and refused to take his check A quarrel ensued and Greenland came to Leon for Deputy McDonnell They met the men and the gun fight followed in which was wounded three times He died the following day Pollard and Petty escaping from a posse of officers and towns people numbering about 300 36 Young Men Register In Perry For Army young men who have reached the cge of 21 since last tober registered in the Perry of yesterday for selective service Be- tween were expected to sign up in Daltas as yet all haye come but will be announced Tas soon as they have been tabulated The 36 who registered in Perr Coal Contracts For State Institutions Are Awarded 14 Deafen Des The Iowa board of coal today ded full contracts approximately to 34 aU located in s All but 10350 tons of the tons burned in 15 state in the fiscal year will be Iowa board The exception covers the fuel re- of the Madison penitentiary and the Davenport children's home Illinois coal is burned tn those institutions Board officials said the accepted Uds all were at the minimum price fixed by the federal inous coal commission Hie board rejected all bids for the girls training school before because the lowest submitted was a a ton above the Donald Spencer Rte Z- Oscar Herbert Grove Edwin ford Lloyd Merle John Angas Vinton Rte 1 fill C Herbert Glenn Utl Jack William Eighth Joseph Frederick UU Lloyd Richard 1224 ey D Boaton Roger Harrison Perry Robert Stanley W Second Caleb George Jones Joe Arcadia Bernard Clarence Alfred W 8th Harold Fifth James Thomas Rte 1 Nace Vincent IMS ford Wayne Randolph Foarth Donald Edward W Fifth William lames Koch First St John 415 Carroll Herbert MIS lis Willard tee Ameri hotel Lewis Dean Rte 2 Merle Raymond Yanders 1 Edward 5th Kenneth EBsworth Rte 1 Carl William Rte 1 Carl Forrest Z George Errin Rte Kenneth and Clifford Carol im W Wilcox Injured in Auto Accident William 20 who lives north of received several painful injuries Fridy afternoon about 5 whea the car he driving skidded into a ditch about a mile west of the bridge on the road under construction be- tween Perry and Dawson Wilcox was taken to the Kings daughters hospital and is suffering from a fractured jaw and cuts and braises It is thought that loose dirt was responsible for the the car swerving and then plunging over a high embankment 7 Expect Contract for Des Moines Plant Next Week Will Be Operating By January D C- The war department is expected to announce next week a construction contract for the small munitions plant to be built near Des Moines at an estimated cost of Senator said he had been advised by the war de- that the plant be located 5 miles north of the city limits It will be in operation by January In Des Ira president of the Des Moines building trade said approximately workers would be employed in con- struction of the plant Birmingham Named Revenue Collector Is Stale Democratic Chairman Adel Feed Sal Charged With Forgery f Ray widely known Adel man who for several years has been engaged in the feed business and in the editing and managing of the Hereford Swine was ar rested according to A Burger last Saturday on charges of Mr a salesman for the Jamaica Feed at is accused of procuring signatures blank contracts purporting to sell Hereford hogs and then filling in the contracts for other hogs as well as using the contracts as security in j the purchase of D dent Roosevelt nominated Edward H Birmingham of Sioux Iowa today to be collector of internal revenue for the Iowa district He will succeed Charles D Huston is Iowa state democratic a post he has held since 1935 He has served on the state central committee for 13 years His new post pays annually and the collector serves at the pleasure of the there being no specific term of Cedar Rapids Is 79 years old and has filled the post at Des Moines for eight years Four Estates Yield To State in j Inheritance Taxes Des The Iowa tax commission today re- ported collection of tance taxes from four estates The the taxable value of each and the tax Clara and B Independence and Crowner 056 and 1.305 Julia Long estate in and An estimated crowd of or more people helped the Dallas Co Farm Bureau celebrate its third annual picnic July at Ri- verside park Adel Iowa The day's activities were many and extended from early morning till laie afternoon The boy's tournament featured the four district championship Colfax Spring Beaver and walnut beat the Spring club in a hot and game featured good fielding and excellent ching Washington had a little easier time beating the Colfax 4-H boys in the preliminary ganje final game which decided the unty championship featured Walnut versus Washington This game tainly put the thousands of tors on their feet many times as Ale game surged back and forth with a 0-0 score until the latter part of the game when the Walnut club ted to push a run across This sed Washington's dandruff and they started swinging their bats to take the game with a final score of Washington The Linn township girls went page in their game with subsiding the latter to 3 The Adel high school band the folks a much appreciated con- cert in the morning is directed by Sigurd and ranks among the best anywhere The afternoon presided over by Clem Dallas Co Farm Bureau vice was well received The Dallas County Farm Bureau Mixed Chorus several numbers which the crowd greatly This chorus has been under the direction of Mrs Dale who deserves much credit for its success Mr Ray directed the chorus July in the absence of Mrs and Mrs Kenneth Royer nied the group The main speaker of the day was Howard of the las County Farm wno re- cently returned from a trip America sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation Mr Hill painted a most realistic picture as he described his adventures into and Uruguay The Adel Cardinals handed the Bayard ball club a 6 to 2 beating with Gibbons winning pitcher and Bennett the losing er The Adel club were hitting the and fielding well in addition to the fine hurling of Gibbons Bates of Adel carried home the bacon honors by connecting for a a triple and a single B Gibbons sprained his ankle in the eighth inning and had to leave the game The ankle sprain was not and Gibbons will be in the Adel line-up when they play again The Adel als are coached by Ed Parrish The crowd July ed thousands of similar crowds where by listening to the wide Civilian Defense program which was broadcast at P M Evan Burger Legionnaire and las County Sheriff gave a fine talk preceding the broadcast in which he stressed the privileges and freedoms which are ours because of our fore fathers and the boys who layed down their lives in the last war Thus brought to a close another County Farm Bureau picnic A special note of appreciation is ex- tended to the many friends of the organization who worked to make the event so ful Baking Contest To Be Held H T Iowa Bulletins j HEAlk KILLED BY LIGHTNING Iowa During a hravy electrical struck in tnr feeding of II j Carver farm and killed three steers MOTOR BOATS CRASH ALL FIVE OCCUPANTS SAVED lava by A O- Cobb Des and Ray Thompson col- west of Arnolds park The Thompson boat just newly was sunk and the Cobb boat was The five were saved by Commercial This picture of Ed Fitzgerald standing in a field of corn on the south edge of town gives further proof any is of Iowa's corn-growing ability It Pioneer Farmer of Woodward Dies Photo also shows that the crop Is ly ahead of schedule and this corn measures 8 feet in height A lot of corn stands about this tall and is tasseling out Last Rites for Anton Olson to Be HeM Tomorrow Anton pioneer farmer northwest of died at his home at 11 p m Sunday Since an attack of influenza last MrT Olson had fiot been in very good and had returned re- cently from the Methodist hospital In Des Moines Born July 1875 at the farm home of his parents near Mr Olson had lived in Dallas and Boone counties all of his life In 1901 he was to Miss Edith Small Mr Olson is survived by his a who lives north of and a Albert of Woodward Funeral services were held at 2 p m Wednesday at Mr Olson's home and at p in at the church in Woodward with the Rev J H Krenmeyer ing Baseball Tourney At Adel Starts Thursday Several of State's Best to Compete Three Prisoners Escape F Flee in Stolen Official Car Des Iowa The Iowa Bureau of Investigation today reported three prisoners caped in a stolen official car time during the night from a pri- son camp at Iowa The car belonged to the Oakdale state the report The escaped all of whom were described as being the of the tory Steve Joe Robert Des Moines Starting July and continuing for ten the Iowa state baseball tournament will be held at Riverside park in Adel There is every indication that the 1941 tournament be the most successful ever held in the With a dozen or more of the very best clubs of the state listed among the together with eral of the the competition will be keen from the start Clubs have been from Aurelia Storm Lake Des Van Bayard and other towns and more will be listed before the entry list is closed The baseball plant at Adel is a fine with a splendid playing field and ample accommodations for the big crowd of spectators ex- LEAVE FORT DBS MOINES According to wore received from the port Des Moines army post two trainees from Perry have been transferred to other dore N Lewis to Camp Leo J by to Camp Armyworms Causing Crop Damage arc causing considerable damage to small grain and corn in small areas of many Iowa Iowa State college entomologists have found They urge immediate control Baby Fights For Life in Boone Hospital DCS tors and nurses are fighting the life of a tiny mite of manity in the Boone County pital She is Mary Ellen born June to Mr and Mrs Russell Guenther of Madrid The premature otherwise weighed two pounds at but now weighs only one nine and one-half ounces Kept in an Mary Ellen is fed a formula every two hours from a medicine dropper She nurses relate a Mr and Mrs have two other babies Ten Dallas Men to Army July 14 The local selective service board announced today that ten Dallas county men will be sent to Fort Des Moines on July H Pour will go from Perry Those who will report for army training George Pete Perry Herman John 27 Bonton Jewell Herman George Henry Perry Perry Kenneth Humid Wipperman Grimm Lawrence Joseph Waukee Maurice Harry Dallas Center George John Leonard Joseph Perry Horticulturists Plan Show Despite Freeze Despite the disastrous freeze which wrought havoc among orchards Towa horticulturists are ing as for the wide fruit and garden products show at the State Herrick of the State Horticultural Society said today Total classifications lor chard and garden products at this fair will amount 10 HAIL AND WIND CAUSE HEAVY LOSS AT WATERLOO Waterloo Iowa Severe and heavy damage was caused day nicht by terrific beating rain and hail A larce pan of the damace was caused to roofs windows by hail said to be almost as large as golf balls The loss at one greenhouse it was will to CASEY GROCERY STORE HELD UP BY ROBBERS Iowa The Raper Grocery store was robbed of by bandits midnight There claimed the three SI to yean slight and slender They fled in a IMt with license plates placed down FARMERS WIFE KILLED WHILE PLOWING CORN Iowa Mrs dred 35 was plowing corn with a tractor when the tractor rolled into a ten foot pinning the driver to the she was rescued by neighbors bmt died about thirty minutes afterward HAS UNUSUAL HOBBY RAISES COLORED MICE Charles Dr E ical and makes a speciality of raising colored mice for a hobby He features them in lemon and They do not know about cheese as food Dr says they make ideal can be tricks FACES CHARGES RUNNING GAMBLING Up USE Iowa raided the known as the on Highway 32 just west of Polk County limits Three slot machines and other gambling equipment was seized and Roy Green was ar- rested and held under a bond IOWA SOLDIERS TAKE FURLOUGH IN TAX 1C A B Iowa diers from here were assigned to Camp La They received furloughs late to catch a train so they hired a taxi and started for Iowa On the way they had to teave the driver at hospital for an op- and they their furlough by by con- sent of regimental officers LIGHTNING HITS BARN LOSS ESTIMATED Iowa During a heavy storm over this a large barn on the Peter farm was struck by ing It took Just thirty minutes for the fire to completely de- stroy the barn and contents LARGE NUMBER WHITE SQUIRRELS AT EMMETS BURG Iowa Nature students and enthusiasts are much over the ance of numerous all while or partly white squirrels in this town and many have written to various sources of tion as to the cause of the Who is the Dallas County Pie At a the Retail t Trade Promotion committee of tile j Commercial club heid day it was decided to find the to this by staging j a pie-baking contest in Perry on Friday July 25 TOe contest win be held m conjunction irith the state elimination ing contests being sponsored the slate by Fanner and Iowa with the winner of the Dallas county contest in Perry being eligible to SPECIAL AWARDS In addition to the IZ will be awarded the top en- trants in the every son entering a pie in the test will receive a free ticket the Perry theater compete In a district tourney to be held after which the final championships will be held at the annual meeting of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation in November The Dallas County Farm Bureau will cooperate with the Perry Com- club in sponsoring the con- To make the contest one of ar- interest to Dallas county the Commercial Club is setting up a schedule of 12 cash prizes to be awarded the top 12 en- tries The first prize will be the winner also having the privilege 01 representing the ty in the district second prize is and there will be ten additional prizes of each The pies will be brought to Perry the day of the contest and judged the same com- petent outside names to be announced are being secured To guard against any possible gestion of favoritism in the the pies will be handled the contest by a system of names will not MK on their being bered Jn With contest The sole rules gowning the contest pies are that all pies en- tered must be made with lard as and entrants will be required to sign a written cate to this effect at the time they bring in their pies Moreover only pies will be the reason for this rule being the of judging fairly between and two crust pies will be judged upon taste and quality of both and and the decision of the judges of course be absolutely final Further details as to the the place at which the contest judging will take will be announced within the next week Persona desiring information re- garding the contest are invited to or phone Charles Secretary of the Perry Commercial Club Bumper Crop Is Expected ican farmers expect to harvest summer their most valuable crop of grain since 1929 Statisticians today estimated the prospective domestic yield of the four major oats And would be worth at market based on present Chicago almost more than last year Although not all the grain ced will be sold at disposal otherwise is expected to enhance the value of that portion even above market valuation The valuation of around would be about 32 per cent greater than the worth of these crops in IBM In major grain production had n valuation of most U S Expenditures are 5 Billion Over i Income During Past Fiscal Year 13 Billton Spent by Government D C The treasury today it spent Including for defense in the last fiscal the expenditures were above income The official review of the cal year which ended Monday night showed huge Increases in both ex- penses and revenues over ceding year but made no mention cf the program for next year which includes of anticipated as a result of the defense program Highlights of the last two fiscal years as shown In the statement Defense 000 Total 000.000 Revenues
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