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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - April 16, 1925, Ackley, Iowa tROGRAM OF STATE ICHOOLS DEC LA 0 HE HELD AT TO MOHROW IN i a Big Program and a Great Deal of Interest Centers in the The annual state contest of the owa High School Declamatory asso an organization which has rown to include as members seven undred high schools of the is his year to be heldin the southwest in the city of Atlantic on ritlay April Twelve cliools are to be three rom each of the four districts as fol ws Gilmore Waterloo Rock well Ar enients have been made to broad ast the program so that all schools f the state having radio facilities my hear the which will be ent out over the Atlantic 273 A total of not less ian 8400 students have participated r Following is the program to be High School Boys Glee Club Oratorical Class The Herschel Langdon Toussaint Lanigan The Unknown Mann The Cross of Mathews iolin Master Fred Molke Dramatic Class Number Bronson A Convicts Frush tfadame Gusland In Lilac Hansen Vocal Frink Humorous Class Formality at Burch An Afternoon at Greef Bill Pcrkms Toboggan Graer rtandys Johnson KING orn in Dubuque County in Died April 8 Burial The death of oc the family home in Grant Franklin Wednes April after an illness of less mn three She was taken sick i Monday and passed away e following King born Kathryne Hays as born in Dubuque ebruary She was united in larriage to James at and immediately after their nniage they came to this commu ty and located on the farm in Grant Franklin which has the family homo through the Eight children were born of ie union the a receded her in death the husband the seven remaining children re Miss Austin and There are Hannah M Anton residents of Wyoming Miss Zita r Edward w of North Buena Funeral services were held at aiVs Catholic Wednesday renoon solemn requiem high mass conducted by Berzynski this city Norris of Iowa and Father McMahon The remains laid to rest in the Catholic ceme of was a friend to the many in ant a mother whose mem y will long be cherished by the chil le of the LUMBER YARD Now OwnTToT Bradford Lum VV p btr Yards Roche has purchased the in P his in e Hoche Luke Lumber Company and is now sole propri Awards seventh grade pupi their essay contrst nut TT Three judges to look them the The subject to Boys and Girls in Ab From Tobacco fin en by will be over and is Ad Briefs of tbc flDorntitfl Collection of 2cent gas tax begins Trial of Senator Wheeler begins to day at Great Grinnell college is expected to ab sorb Tabor collefeboth Congrega Shepherd poisoning cases trans ferred from Chicago to Galvcston King of Bulgaria narrowly assassins bullet bullet fanned Former Kaiser William says he is not advancing cause of Von Hinden bcrg to presidency of Sioux City council blames states budget law for holding up city work and cause of much Heavy damage caused by storm which swept across portions of at Kokomo and Ft A baboon runs wild in New York zoo tears head off inquisitive mon key and terrorizes school children who had visited Finally STATElOAJBD CAN GO mm ITSELF WATERLOO OFFICIALS SAY CITY CANNOT BE FORCED TO BOND APRIL WHOLE inn County Issues Bonds for Plant Shrubs and Vines Along Iowa April plans andpreliminary surveys will be con tinued under direction of Ralph city engineer tending toward construction of a sewage dis posal stated Friday that it is unlikely that construction of such a plant would be undertaken within the next two Slippy estimates the cost in the neighborhood of a million The mayor states that bonding the city for such an amount is Construction of a disposal plant was ordered here and in other cities by tHe state board of health last Pollution of the Cedar river caused by sanitary sewers emptying into the stream caused the board to issue or ders for these cities to clean up and eliminate the pollution With a present bonded debt of more than a million dollars and with the imit of legal indebtedness which this city may contract fixed at by the mayor explains hat bonding the city for an addition al million would be as these bonds Would not be marketable in view of the indebtedness passing beyond the Good for The appended from the Hampton has our hearty approval State Senator of was a Hampton visitor yes terday He stated to writer that he was more than en the fortyfirst Iowa sembly peacefully and out of existence last just 171 hours after it yiras due to One thing we with truthfulness for Senator Johjiston He tept his head throughout tlve session voted right on all in was safe and OUR NEAR NEIGHBORS Vews Notes of the Community of General Edward Freddie Jen John andJoseph Smith The boys had gotten as far an Council and md seen enough of the wild and wooly west so they took a gasoline car at Dexter and headed but were caught at Valley returned to where Judge Applegate heard their stories andx sent them all up un il 21 years of When the Robins circus appears at on the the merchants of the city will conduct Circus spe It will take some star attrac tion to pull the crowd away from the by elephants and the thrills of the hree The towns of Perry and Guthrie Center have organized u lorstracing circuit Jefferson and Perry are expected to join in Four youngsters who started out from Chicago to see the world uive ended the trip in the industrial school at TAX ON GASOLINE IN EFFECT TODAY TWOCENT TAX BEGINS EIGHT DAYS EARLIER Omission of Gns Used Does Not Affect Iowas new 2eent gasoline tax law will go into effect April fol owing its official eight Jays curlier than was The in the time of publica tion was made possible Friday aft er the Iowa Legionnaire had declined publish the measure in its next dition April Secretary of State Ramsay then designated the Winterset Madisonian as a and that paper will publish the law Publication also made in the Sioux City Journal the first of the certified copies of the law being forwarded from the secretarys office Friday Omit Word The bill was enrolled and signed by the governor without the word used the first sentence providing for a of 2 cents per gallon for allgaso line used in the state for any The governor declared Friday morning that the omission of the word will not affect the validity of the the Iowa Supreme court having hand ed down several decisions that the en rolled bill kept in the office of the secretary of state is the primary evi dence of the State Treasurer in whoso hands lies the administration of tho law said Friday that he would bo ready to begin collection of the 2 cent tax as soon as it was making it effective after April Forestall For the first the tax will be Collected from retail dealer in preventingdealers from evading he law by laying in heavy stocks before the bill takes After that the tax will be collected fromwholesale dealers and distribu tors at the point of entry into the There are plenty of places about town that are anything but attrac tive and pleasant to look at old rub bish heaps of old tin places where water accumulates and becomes are the places where There are plots of little where a few flowers planted would add next time you cut across the corner of that grassy just dont do Men and women have spent labor and effort in attempts at beautifying only to have their efforts spoiled by indifferent Jeople cutting through to save a ew Come Lets put things in Our whole city should be made as clean and asJts cleanest Then we will have V healthier The President Said I believe in advertising and pub It has done more to bring hu manity to right understanding than almost anything else in the When you put advertising forward you must believo in Advertising to be effective must be honest and must carry a I want to advertise the United States of America as the best republic in the world I want to advertise the American life as the best in the world I want to advertise American business as the beat busi ness in the God helping were going to makeit best business in the world without letting government destroy Miss Margaret with the in the on has returned to Ray Juhiiston and family of Water visited Sunday with her parents and Henry See John 129 Franklin jf about your eye Phone 774 for All motor busses stop at my office and only one block from car New Spring Oxfords for men and at Demand Ackley Maid Bread at your Subscribe for the Not Drinking Is Curse of Chauncey Depew Says New April and not drinking is tlv curse of a This in the conclusion of Chaun cey who reaches the age of 91 on April Writing in Colliers the veteran statesman says Drinking was neyer really the curse of a For thirty years the only meat Ive eaten has been At Depew he had an other bad off went the cigar At he had another bad This Depew the analysis showed that alcohol was the I had made a habit to drink a pint of champagne a But at it interfered with health and Reluctantly but de cisively cut out the Now I take when a cold threat apart from Im a total BOY AND GIRLS IN ATHLETIC SPORTS ACKLEY HIGH TAKES ACTIVE PART IN SPORTS The Events That Were Scheduled and Those Who Lead School The boys track meet as an event of the iiiterclass tournament was put on Monday with great Some of the features of this meet were the remarkable pole vault ing and high This meet brought out many who should later star for Ackley High School in the interschool state track From the winners of the interclas meet a team will be picked sent Ackley High School in a meet with Before the interclass meet captains were elected for each Carl Snade for the eighth Bernard McGough for the Earl Shugar for the Folkers for the Juniors and iSimon Sluter for the The Seniors took the with eight out of a possible fourteen Juniors five fipints and Sophomores one Fol owing are the events and the placings UOO yd Earl Rotht 1 440 shotput 1st 1 py discus Kenneth 1 broad Calvin 1 high Virgil 1 polo vault Calvin 1 pt base ball Kenneth Folk 2 mile Simon 2 tug of Junior 2 High point man of the meet was Kenneth Folkers who in 3 sf Seniors 8 A meeting was icld of the entire High School track ream for election of the captain and was elected to the posi Do not forget the base ball game with Geneva and track meet with Union Saturday afternoon at This is the first year that a Continued on page two Thanks lo Congressman 1 The WorldJournal expresses its ap prupiation to Congressman Robinson of iihis district for a copy of the Mem oir of President Warren Hard a handsome publication of about one containing photo the memorial address deliv ered tby Charles secretary of the congressional memo rial addresses and tributes from fraternal organiza jheads of foreign practically every It is one of the good points in Congress man Robinsons that he re mhers tha folks back and a good democrat looks as good o him us n good any The congressman has the WorldJour Heard the Tuesday evening from Des was u concert given by the Kiwanis club members of Here at where people with the radio listened report having been delightfully We pride ourselves on the excel 1 lence of our We are pleasing others and know that we can please quality and Victors SunySido ACKLCT lltTPl IHI Not Councjff Pute Finishing Touches Matter Tuesday i s on Only Means a Fine Improvem nt ut Indicates Also That is Going Ackleys streets are to blocks and several with This is the best piece of informa tion that the WjaddyJduVnal has been privileged to present to the people of Ackley and the community in gen as well as the in a a very long Ackley is generally credited with having the best street much as we any town in this section of regard less of and the fact is generally commented It means a busy season for the community and it means a handsome Credit the council with doing some good Tuesday evening had been designat ed as the time for the hearing of pro if any there Three or four provisional objections were of and when the proposal was un derstood these were waived aside or two other protests were given courteous and thorough consid eration b ythe then the to pave was unani and the housefull of interest ed citizens who remained until about the midnight hour to know the result of the evenings gave vig orous and felici tated the council as a On page four of todays World may be seen the the streets on which the paving is to be and all else in connection with the It is expected that the contracts for paving will be let so that the work may begin by the 15th of GOOD ROAD IN PROSPECT County Accepts Proposal Made by Township Another good improvement that is to be made will soon As a matter of the road situation has been discussed more or less dur ing the past year or It is the east running north and leading into Ackley from Grundy Cleves and The county has agreed to accept the short east and west road at the south adge of Ackley and take over the east road This is to be put to the grade and It is the Glacier Trail to be but the trail has been in deplorable condi tion for a long time travelers and traders from the south and have been obliged to The improvement will mean a great deal to Ackley merchants and it will be equally appreciated by the farm ers to the south andV southeast of Ackley for twelve to fifteen miles HOW ABOUT BASE BALL Several of the supporters of the teams and clubs during the past are wondering just exactly where were to be at this season Present prospects are not very en couraging for an organization and base For many seasons Ackleys team tood at thy very head of the best and provided enthusiastic entertain ment for hundreds at home and for many visitors from neighboring The season is early and the present uncertainty may develop something better later but of men interested in the there appears to bo little to be ex pected toward an Some of the younger bloods might usy MEETING PUBLIC DEMAND Hampton Business Houses Open Up Wednesday Beginning April the grocery stores in Hampton will open every Wednesday but it has not yet been decided whether they will remain open until after the second or retail clerks union will hold a nutting this week and take action on the It is like ly that other lines of trade will also open up on Wednesday the Hampton TESTS ON ALFALFA Three Tracts Located in Hardin Three alfalfa experiment plots have been located in Hardin county with the purpose in view of determining the best varieties of alfalfa for Har din as well as beat methods of preparing and the liming of acid Two plots will bo located on the State Training School ground west of and tho other plot will be located on the farm of three miles south of Iowa Five varieties of alfalfa will be seeded and all of these varieties will bo grown under varying such application of lime and acid lime and manure and acid phos Each plot will contain a twentieth of an acre and each ex periment will contain 20 to 28 of these It is thought that these plots will holp a great deal to popularize alfal fa in Hardin and also to settle any disputable discussions regarding its A RATTLING GOOD GAME Ackley High School and Team From State Industrial A fairsized crowd witnessed the first ball game on tho High School last Friday The opposing team was from the Indus trial school at the game was played on the home Considerable batting was in spite of the fact that only five runs were scored in the first but were held down until the although on several occas ions they had a player on third base ready to come In the sixth inning Eldora brought in two scores and in the next scored once which gave them three points to Ackleys Ackley scored again in the last in ning but failed to tie Thus the ended with a score of three to two favor of the visiting Because of low grades in one or two of Ackleys good players were barred from the game and changes in the lineup were i With a rearrangement of Ackley will meet Geneva high school tomorrow on the home Give the boys support and encourngment by being and afford yourself the pleasure of wit nessing a good game of Americas best base 1234567 0000021233 1 0 0 0 Q Q i 225 FEAST OF THE PASSOVER Orthodox Jews Hold Services at Ger virh Orthodox Jews of Marshalltown ob Herved last night and this morning at services hold at the home of An nie 713 East Main the feast of the which began last Wednesday and continues for eight closing at sundown on in charge of Hyman also will be held tonight and Thursday and Thursday During the eight days the Jews eat unleavened This Jewish feast commemorates the passing of the destroying angel over the houses of the Israelites when tho angel slew the firstborn of the as rcorded in bible In the Hebrew the feast is known as Bilderback Many hearts are touched with sor row by the passing of Madora wife of editor of the ThojrntoriEnterprise and a fotiMtareBident of who died April at her home in Thornton after an illness of nine The accompanied by the grief stricken husband and other and Thornton ar rived at Hampton Tuesday forenoon at 11 oclock and KruseHeiits Miss Louise Helen Marie Kruse and Ernest Hems were united in marriage ut the Lutheran at Thursday April at 11 by the The bridal couple were attended by Miss Sophie Heins as bridesmaid and Herman Kruse as best The bride is a daughter of and Henry FOR Residence on V cst in Iowa Write to
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