Ackley World Journal, February 27, 1930

Ackley World Journal

February 27, 1930

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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - February 27, 1930, Ackley, Iowa POLtmi FEBRUARY CONTEST FRIDAY EVENING HIGH TRIMS ALDEN AT BASKET 2715 to the and Drama Club to Have high school library has been Wed to the number of eight or Ibook graciously donated by y Other donations will yatefully books whether for reference f or for English home reading Kfhave been arranged in the Study Von book shelves made by the training The books gall been recatalogued and will iked out before and after school librarians appointed by Briefs of tbc Itudent jitudy also made by the 1 training has been placed e study hall for the benefit of the iht a 5 publication under the di n of Green distributed Mon each member of the student a copy of The Key now on we expect to see many ll I jjose who placed first in tho de tory Raleigh and Marlys represent the in the Preliminarry contest at Geneva They compete with lentatives from Du Miss Althouse will accompany The next state contest will be Literary and Drama un je direction of Miss Althouse will out the following program Fri pll terse statement con ting some contemporary author Ibe the means of lal Contemporary by Willard Van fitical review of the life and work a short story writer by Henry lading of Edna Ferbers short Afternoon Faun Frederick report on The Bird Poetry of review of Walt Whitmans and fie oneact play Good Medicine presented soon by club mem f for the entertainment and bene the At least one other one play will be studied and presented re the close of the address of unusual interest to body was that of a native given Tuesday pld of his impression of America and also of the char fistlcs and ideals of his own He impressed his listeners i the fact that America is a coun pf which we may well be lof the many cited for was equality of He dis 1 costumes of and needle I made by Japanese girls which Fed as proof of the statement that rirls of his country are more than are the girls of this coun r e makes his expenses partly by hand painted Japanese scenes were also shown during his lec ie seniors under the direction of Sant gave the chapel pro Monday The Scrip passage was read my Marian This was followed by a solo by Gertrude Jacob and pal vocal selections by a group of ftr boys including Morris Green Sherman Raymond Raymond Woodrow jjand and Gilbert They accompanied Helen Bkleys first team trimmed Alden Friday with a score of 27 to had a substantial lead at the bf the first quarter but the Ack IJlazers began a rally during the id quarter which in their Johns was highpoint pe secondteam game with New dence was also an exciting con At the end the first quarter Bcore was 2 to It was still a tie he end of the first half but New gained a lead of 2 points the third quarter which was eased V six during the The Bey boys shot 2 baskets during jjlast quarter and lost game ft final score of 18 to the students begin to tell of ns and njeadow larks they have during the last few we be jto think spring is just around the Not so cheering to the stu nor the teachers either is the fthat sixweeks tests will be giv ne latter part of this pme on Lets all go to the junior Prince There Was Friday Who was the prince Come Nee for JJUs Jbach is Tung the If you are fond of ur or two of good entertainment miss it Five day old cabinet of France oust ed by chamber of deputies after bitter debate on naval Insurgents surround Santo Domin go capital in civil movement to force freedom at Defeat of new French cabinet agai places naval conference in tho American naval delegation drop demand that Great Britain abando bases off United States Russia announces release of 11 o 14 jailed Jewish Italians chance chat with Belgian king wins freedom for his 1m prisoned for Okla homa county official say three federal rum raiders who killei citizen charged with Leslie defends teaching of mil itary tactics to Illinois college stu dents assails pacifist Plot to bomb senate revealed spe cial guards in lobbies eye Hoover explains economy plea to senate after Glass and others de nounce Senators hear family troubles of federal power Huston urged Muscle Shoals plank in both party platfoims in lobby committee Singer of which will be givci Thursday March It is under the direction of Miss The op eretta contains any number of beau tiful and catchy choruses and solos and has an Italian Dont miss this sparkling and artistic enter Fifth Those receiving 100 in spelling last Friday are Edna Grace Seybold and Mavy Beth In our class diary we have a story The Importance of Diges by Waldo the best illus trations of Longfellows Childrens byLawrence Edward Edna Bartling and Grace and the best news paper items by Doris Marie Carpen Edward and Mary Beth First The first grade extend their sincere sympathy to James Fisher whose baby brother died in Des Moines last Frank Bullemer find Rol lie Bullemer were pleasant visitors in first The pupils will study the The Torn painted by Thomas for their language work on Fri day of this Last Friday the pupils made free hand health posters for their hand IN ORATORICAL CONTEST to School Pupils of Wellsburg Go Grundy Contestants from the Wellsburg schools are entered in the preliminaiy declamatory contest at Grundy Cen ter Wednesday In the ora torical class these Orville Builders of Gertrude Five Rode Forth in a Jeannette Wise Flaming The county contest will be held at March Wellsburg par ticipants Russell Return of Lu ella Tom o the hu Donald Richards Chapin News of Apple is visiting relatives here this and in a few days ex pects to take a position with the Shell Oil at Stanley McClintock is taking his annual vacation and will visit in Chi cago and other eastern points for a few Pascoe is closing out his stock of dry goods and shoes at In the future Pascoe will affiliate with the Grocer Rite Way System in his present BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes of General A company of friends called on the McCown family Sunday evening as they are leaving this week for their new home in Grundy The eve ning was socially spent at The Elizabeth Fishev residence place at was disposed of at an auction sale to who will move in from the Ed formerly engaged in the banking business at Sheffield died In hospital at Los the Uat the TWELVE TRACTORS TOTAL OF TWENTY BIG BATTERY SHOULD KEEP HIGHWAYS FIT Plans for the establishment of a complete motorized secondary road maintenance pntrorl in Franklin coun ty were completed Monday with the purchase of 12 new tractors by the board of The county now has 20 tractors available for year around use in road construction and maintenance and snow In addition to the 12 tho board also purchased two elevating raders or excavators for road Tractors purchased included four 80 horsepower cat erpillars from the GibbsCook Tractor and Equipment of Mason City and one 75horse WHOLE Their Child infant son of and Charles died at the home of his grandparents at Dea Molnes Fisher and their three little children having gone to that city several Weeks The remains of the little one were laid at rest in the cemetery at last The child was born last July West Eichen dorf today had under advisement a petition for injunction to restrain county officials from testing cattle in the county for The argued was brought by 2QO Fayette county farm power and seven 36horsepower trac tors from the Dukehart Machinery of Des The board pur chased one 60horsepower and two 30 horsepower caterpillars a month All the new tractors are of the crawl er Child of Laurie Cedar Falls The funeral of Lorna eightyearold daugh ter of the minister of Cedar Heights Community Presbyterian will take place at 1 Tuesday in that Bruce Giffen of Cedar Pulls Presbyterian church will offi Burial will be at Marshalltown beside the grave of his mother who died at the girls The girl died Sunday at the manse in Cedar Capillary bron chitis was the cause of her Surviving are the heir stepmother two half James Rail George Cedar and a Gloria Cedar MARRIED FIFTY YEARS and Joseph well known residents of Iowa Falls for the past twentyfour yesterday celebrated their golden At on Green and Miss Louisa Krell were married at the home of the nides and George For eleven the couple engaged in farming in Illinois and han came to locating in Frank in county where they followed the same pursuit from 1891 to The atter they went Iowa Falls which has been their home A barn 00x80 on the Barney farm near was de stroyed by fire Friday afternoon Thought to have started from faulty electric Partially covered by A Case of According to report that comes Old Resident Wfiegert who made his home with and his north of passed away following a comparatively short ill less last in his 77th ie was born February Funeral services were held Tuesday at West Friesland German Presbyterian two miles south east of the services being onducted by the Henry interment was made in the emetery adjoining the of was elect d president of the Iowa Pharmaceu ical association at the annual con at Des John Heere of of Cedar and of North were elected vice and of treas from the Ben Manifold home has been quarantined because of It is understood that Manifold is the unfortunate A company of friends were pleas antly entertained by Goet at her home last Friday EVIDElOiTlN JUROR MES SICK COMPLETE BAKERDAVIS CASE WITH ELEVEN JURORS Asked for Given School Superintendent Strikes Oil in By of counsel for both parties to the BakerDavis suit in litigation at Eldora the greater part of the past the ease was fin ished with only eleven jurors instead of the conventional Juror Byron of became ill after most of the evidence was in and rather than try the case over attorneys for both sides agreed to the odd The verdict in the case was re turned at this morning after the jury had been out several A verdict of was awarded the an engineer who sued the Davis estate on a bill for services alleged due him for engineering on drainage The plaintiff sued for something over claiming that no settlement was made for his services at the time of the death of Word was received here yesterday telling ef oil being discovered on land owned by a former Eldora now living near Okla homa Woodward was superintendent of the Eldora schools at one time and later was county su He left here more than twenty years ao and the discovery of oil on his property it is believed will make him a THE LOCAL FIELD CURRENT EVENTS PLENTY ACTIVITY ACCIDENTS AND DEATHS One Takes Header in Ditch the Week Miekley shows no sign of the accident that befel him last Thurs He had business that took him to Parkersburg his own automobile being out of commission for the ho borrowed another from the Esser Young Near ApHng in some unacccountable he lost control of the car the car leaving the he overturned in the ditch the car was considerably damaged but Miekley luckily es caped except for a bit of sore Miekle isy along in the 70s and this is his first experience along this FORMER IOWAN Shoenhalr Gets Flying raer Iowa Falls Boy4 Iowa Falls friends are rejoicing with Lee Shoenhair in his spectacular air performances in smashing four world records at Ho is a son of and George now of for mer well known Shoen hair having been engaged in the shoe business For several the young man has been devoting himself to aviation and is now the chief pilot for the Goodyear Rubber of Previous to coming he made a record for himself on the west coast as an In his latest Lee es tablished six speed records for air planes carrying added Hia records include carrying kilo gram over and These records were wrest ed from No Help for Information that was received Mon day from William east of Ackley was to the effect that physicians held out no hope for him that the particular dis ease that hn hns is too far It is understood that he has a Miller In company with his wife and left here for the latter part of the for the purpose of hav ing an in the hope that after an examination at the he could be given Miller is robust and strong Surprised the Daniel and Samuel Greenfield of tliis are twin brothers the an niversary of their birth occurred last relatives remember ing the planned a pleasant sur prise for The company gath ered at the home of and their north of Ackley games were played and refreshments served best wishes given the Good The payroll for the thirty day per iod ending 15 for employes at Marshalltown totalled according to an announce ment today from the companys of Proving that an institution such as this is a mighty good thing for a Morning subject is The Mother hood of The Sacrament will be The Bible and Raleigh Wolf will play a number on a musical Anthems by the formerly of died at his home at Glen Thursday night after months Walton was a mer grand master of the Masonic odge for Iowa and grand commander f the Knights M M The Ladies Aid society of the Pres yterian hold their regular ession this Thursday at he John Reiff and Hembd will be v i After spending days eneath a strawstack on the Gust rfossingren farm near hog merged this a bit thinner but therwise seemingly none tho or long SOME ROADS CLOSED TO HEAVY TRAFFIC State Commission Acts to Prevent Complete tempera tures have softened highways to such an extent that the state highway com mission has announced the closing of some roada to heavy traffic and indi cated that the same action may be necessary on The taken closed to all loads of more than three tons 80 from Ames to the junc tion of highway 60 east of Boone primary U from West Union to Cal mar primary 513 between Elkader and Conditional It appears that at the Congrega tional meeting of Johns Monday the conclusion was reached that when twothirds of the estimated cost of has been work will Last season something in excess of was raised part of this s FRANKLINS BEST GATHERJARCH 8 THIRTEEN INDIVIDUAL PRIZES ARE OFFERED The Franklin county spelling con test will be held at the court house at Hampton March a month earlier than last and nearly ev ery school in the county will be rep resented by according to county superintend ent of Fortyone pupils com peted last Thirteen individual prizes will be awarded to winners in the county con and the school represented by the winner will obtain possession of the championship silver loving cup held previously by Pope Oakland and the North Star school of Grant The winner of first place will be given a trip to the state contest at Des Moines April 26 and a cash prize of A sum of will be divided among the winners of the next twelve The prizes are offered by the Hampton Commercial Janice Mosiman of Grant township won the county contest last Union and primary 146 from Grinnell Closing orders will remain effec tive until the roadbeds CARD OF THANKS Ackley Lodge takes this means of thanking those who so willingly helped us to make our Corporal Eagen a Also we invite those who took part to meet with us at our hall Monday eve Mftrch for a free dance and card By the Jen Frid f John To New The local lodge of Modern Wood men of have rented new quarters they will remove from the Reinhart where they have been for many and will occupy the upper rooms in the Doepke and Seth Trainer re turned home from Friday forenoon Trainer had been in the city several and Trainer the week past There is no place quite like Yesterday Was the Anniversary of Auxiliary The Ladies Auxiliary of the Ameri can will meet at Legion hall next Thursday March A full attendance of the membership le Grace Potter Miller attended a Colonial tea given by Iowa Falls of which she is a Saturday evening at the home of Laura Jasper Mein and Miss from west of at tended the funeral of Wiegert in the Tuesday aft Rembd Harken of the firm of Har ken of was an Ackley business visitor Tuesday aft The Ladies Auxiliavy of Johns church will meet next Wednesday the home of Henry SCHOOL PLAY AT BASKET BALL Iowa Falls school girl basket ball players overwhelmed Radcllffe by a 418 score there Friday afternoon in a firstround game of the Hardin county girls basketball Eldora beat Ackley by a 249 while the winners in the other two tilts had more Union eked out a 1614 win over Owasa while Whitten beat New Eldora and Whitten and Union and Iowa Falls met in the semifinals Fri day afternoon and the finals were played that Burns suffered Wednesday when stove polish with which she was cleaning a hot stove caused the death early Friday of Ever ett Corsetius at Rebecca ft resident of Iowa for eighty died at came to Iowa from Indiana when she was 18 years Heiko Miller is at Minn with his They aw expected to return home t Fred Eggert was a business at the latter pwt of the ttbe Eggs have taken a decided drop in price during the past week and now are at about the lowest since the sum mer season higher then as a matter of Not in many years have eggs in the wintertime been less than 40 cents a dozen at the present time they are worth 20 to 23 cents ia the local Other market are Light hens Heavy 48C Light springs Roosters per to Aekiey ;