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   Alden Times (Newspaper) - March 28, 1940, Alden, Iowa                                rHE TIMES IS THE ONLY THAT WORKS FOR 365 DAYS A YEAR THE ALDEN TIMES Eight Pages Bf SHEAFFER iiiniMro S ALDEN PIONEER k EARLY THIS MORNING Josephine a resident f Alden and vicinity for a half cen ly passed away at this mqrn Ini death being caused by a stroke of paralysis suffered at her home in Tuesday Arrangements for funeral services have not been awaiting word from relatives from a Burial will be in the Buckeye cettie Tosephine Arrilla daugh tpr of Andrew and Rose Ann was born March in Niagara New and passed away at her home in Alden March at the age of 84 years and 5 At an early age her parents moved Michigan and in 1865 moved to Benton Her girlhood were spent where she re ceived her education for a teacher teaching at New Providence and In the spring of 1880 she with her Barents moved to a farm in Hamilton where on December she was united in marriage to Rver son Kellogg of Five rhildren were born of this union Theron Williams Union South Dakota Lurinda Mur Rapid South Dakota Ar rilla and Elta In the family to a farm near where on November her husband passed She moved to Alden where she has since made her the exception of a few years spent at New She leaves to moum her her five 21 8 great grandchildren and two step daughters a Sidney Borland of anda Addie Kinyon of Los California also many other relatives and Two brothers and two sisters pro ceeded her in She accepted Christ as her leader in her early remaining true to belief until the talking part in the activities of the Congregational church as long as health FARMERS ARE WARNED TO LOOK FOR BANGS DISEASE The American Foundation for Ani Health has issued a warning to iarmers concerning the danger of undulant fever during the spring pig farrowing The same which causes Bangs disease in swine and cattle cause undulant fever in human beings and there is danger of farmers con tracting the malady while assisting sows at farrowing the founda tion warning The germcan enter through even a slight cut or in the Farmers having scratches on their or any hand wounds through which germs might should use either rubber gloves or a dependable Surveys in rural areas have shown a direct relationship between the in cidence of undulant fever and the per centage of swine herds in which Bangs disease the foundation report HARDIN THURSDAY MARCH 1940 i VOLUME 51 TUBERCULOSIS DEATH RATE HAS DECREASED IN IOWA A decrease of nearly twothirds in Iowas tuberculosis death rate in the period frcrti 1915 through 1939 will be celebrated by the Iowa Tuberculo sis Association at its silver jubilee meeting in Mason City on March 28 tmd The death rate stood at per populaton in when the Iowa Association was It had fallen to in The de according to the means that approximately 830 lives Were saved from the disease last year The speakers are headed by Kendall New manag ing director of the national associa tion Arthur Minnea a former president of the association Minnesota and Donald Appro ximately 300 and lay health workers are expected to participate in the twodav one of whose highlights will be a dramatic presentaton depicting the contributions of the doc and volunteer in the twen tyfive year NEXT SATURDAY DEADLINE FOR SEALING LAST CORN chairman of the state a g r icultural issued a warning last Saturday that March 30 would be the deadline for sealing the 1939 crop of also that there would be no extension of time grant The regular date for sealing to end is March but this year that date falls on so the work must be done one day This when the seal is applied to a Klein states it is protected by secondary insurance carried by the if the farmer does not complete the loan within ten days will be Primary insurance is also required before a loan can be which will be carried by the This policy usually covers theft and while the sec ondary policy covers possible loss or damage from other Instances of loss of sealed corn from floiod damage last year which wasnt covered by the insurance where the farmer had to stand the loss made the carrying of secondary insurance by the mandatory this Klein pointed NEW PHONE DIRECTORIES TO BE ISSUED NEXT MONTH secretary of the Al tai Mutual Telephone is tusy preparing the copy for the print 1 the new telephone directories are to be printed within a short Patrons wishing change of their correction in spelling of their r those wishing telephones in ed are urged to notify the office J their earliest convenience so that m of the new directory nVay d also that printed and ready for MUSIC GROUPS GJVE PROGRAM LAST NIGHT last evening at by the joyed L n Wgh was en ed L y R large which show stedof Program by the boys band 8everal band and a relatives ening to helP her eele Present were Vlsators BIG METHODIST MEETING MARCH AT Every member and friend of the lo cal Methodist church is asked and urged to come to the dining room of the Methodist church Friday March This means that we want the boys and girls who are members s well as the There may never be another meeting like this one called so everybody should be The roll of members will be Davies will be here to speak and there will also be local This is to be a covered dish Each family is asked to bring its including sandwiches and The sugar and cream will be fur The meeting will not hold Very Do not fail us or disappoint us who are promoting this PRUNING DEMONSTRATIONS TO BE HELD NEXT SATURDAY Three homeorchard pruning de monstrations will be held on Satur March Time and place will be mile east and 2 miles south of Buck eye or 5 miles west of on Cottage mile 4 miles northeast of 1 mile south and IVa east of New All who are interested should plan to attend one of these extension specialist in horticulture from will be in Walter county D April First Pranks D OBITUARY OF FORMER RESIDENT OF ALDEN Louis Rummell was born Au gust at and passed away following a long ill ness at his home in Dows on March aged 74 6 months and 27 When quite small he came to Alden with his and Lud wig where he grew to young manhood and attended the Alden Early in his business career he was associated with his father and an older brother in the building of carriages and for which there was quite a heavy particu larly in this section of Rummel was married in 1888 to Miss Ella in 1894 they moved to Dows where he opened a hardware store which he had conduct ed for 46 Deceased was a member of the Methodist church since his of which he was a faithful He also was quite active in musical cir cles and had been a member of the Dows and also led the orchestra of the Methodist church for a number of Besides his Rummelf is also survived by three Harley and Donald of and Lloyd of Williams also Rummel of Clarion and Al Rummel of Sioux Funeral services were held at the Dows Methodist conducted by the was in the cemetery Burial JOLLY EIGHT CLUB MET WITH THOMPSON The Jolly Eight 500 Club met Thursday afternoon with Thompson at Iowa Members present were Mesdames Henry Fritz Pet Lutz and Guests were Thompson of Iowa Falls and George Roberts was winner of high score and Thompson received consolation Students home for Easter vacation were Miss Margaret Nott of Miss Ardelle Olsen of Mason Paul Metcalf and LaVerne Sharar of Miss Frances David Keith Bill Knowles of Ames and Miss Muriel Wood of Cedar TEACHERS JOIN IN EFFORT TO REDUCE ACCIDENTS Over Iowa school teachers this month will survey public safety teaching efforts being made in indi vidual schools throughout the with a view to further improvement of Iowas safety education program among school according to plans announced today by the educa tional division of the department of public Included in the sub jects are choosing the safest routes to and from safety practices during school safety practices in the how to cross streets and safe sliding and fire dangers in camping and other recrea and safety in There are 34 phases of the educational pro as outlined in the survey sheet being supplied to the THREE OBSERVE BIRTHDAYS AT THE LEO NOTT HOME At the Leo Nott home a group of relatives enjoyed a picnic dinner ami supper The occasion was jn honor of the birtndays of Leo Marvin Lelland and little David Lei whose birthdays all occur this Those present were and Mrs Frank Harold and Willard and and Bob Allen of Iowa Miss Carrie Folkers of Pope and Don Allen of Bur and Pierre McCoy and Barbara of Clear and Mrs Marvin Lelland and David of Nevada and Calvin Crouse of Conrad and Margaret Nott of The following visited the Jewish synagogue at Waterloo last Monday and Mesdames Henry Fritze Herman Lettow and Everett George Johr Harms and daughter Howarc Lord and Ernest Weatherman and Antje George Dan Misses Margaret and Ida Bess man and and Tuesday April at a rural education banquet will be held at Iowa Invitations will be is sued to all rural presidents of rural school districts and members of with their wive or A program is being ar ranged by a ARM MANAGEMENT TALK AT POPEJOY LAST WEEK Carl district farm manage ment agent of the Central Iowa Farm Business in a discussion with the young mens parttime class March pointed out that 1 with jood management more money could je made on Iowa farms than most of us 2 when times are farming presents real opportunities for the young man that is and 3 central Iowa probably offers more opportunities than any other place in the Ma lane outlined three factors for good They are 1 learn your abilities and select live stock 2 attain skill in farm and 3 become able to judge which job is most important when two or more compete for TWO DIVORCE ACTIONS WERE FILED LAST WEEK AT ELDORA Agnes Daniels of Eldora Clyde Daniels of Fayette county is a suit in which plaintiff is asking the court for a divorce from the latter on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treat The petition sets forth that they were married on July it In the second Louise Kaplan is the plaintiff and she asks a decree of divorce from John who she also charges with cruel and inhuman The plaintiffs petition sets forth that a property settlement had been agreed upon be tween the She also asks for the restoration of her maiden Henry of Ackley waived preliminary hearing in justice court at Eldora last Friday morning and in the afternoon appeared before Judge who was holding a oneday session of She plead guilty to a charge of illegal posses sion of alcohol and was fined also given a suspended sentence of three months in the womans reforma tory at Rockwell being paroled to the county welfare Bernice Anderson of Iowa Falls is serving a 30day sentence in the coun ty jail for Sentence was passed in mayors court at Iowa Falls following a plea of The next term of district court will convene in Eldora on April with Judge Henderson on the The grand jurors will appear on the third day of the when an inves tigation will begin into the matter of state Edward charged with assault with intent to Keen waived preliminary hearing in justice court and has since been in the coun ty Following his arrest by Sher iff Davidson and the hearing in justice Clarence also an an imate of the training In dications are that either a county at torneys information would be filec against Keen or a grand jury indict ment charging first degree murder The regular meeting of the young j would be mens parttime class will not be held this week to permit the group to at tend a party of the Franklin County Rural Young Peoples organization on Thursday March Several cf the boys attended meetings of this organization during the last two months and have made many new ac Twentyone farmers met in the vo cational agriculture room of the Pope joy high school March to receive training in swine vaccination and in control of swine diseases and Treman of Rock well City presented the course and gave the With satisfac PETTENGER ELECTED MAYOR AT MONDAY ELECTION for the past two years a member of the town was elected mayor for the ensuing twoyear winning over his op by a majority of 51 Prior to his present the new mayorelect had served six years on the There were seven candidates for council four of the present Robertson and being Blase was elected to succeed Pet who next Monday will succeed mayor the past six years and who was not a Blase was winner over Howard by a margin of 11 who led Er nest the other by 30 present de clined to run and no candidate 11 persons received votes for that office and Cox received 18 this being a plurality he was certified as While it was las desire to be relieved of the duties of the Cox has informed the writer that he will which will eliminate the necessity of the council appointng his Ray Catlin was reelected assessor without McMillen for park commis sioner for 1940 and Rehm for 1941 term were There were a few scattering votes for these The total vote was less than two years ago when 287 were cast as com pared to a total of 226 ballots last The vote received by the various candidates follows Pettenger For Mayor 135 Trial jurors are scheduled to ap1 pear the second week of the HATTIE McDANIEL AS MAMMY IN GONE WITH THE WIND There is no better known mammy in films than Hattie McDaniel who plays the part of Scarlett OHaras faithful colored servant on the Tara plantation in the screen version of Gone With the Wind which opens for a weok at the Metropolitan Thea Iowa March Her beaming great expressive eyes and versatile talent tory completion of the examination the farmer will be granted a permit t to vaccinate his own hogs against hop vocational agricultural keep her in demand for mammy roles HELEN LYON IS EASTER BRIDE OF ROBERT HOFFMAN Helen daughter of Charles Lyon oi ana son and 01 were united in marriage at U ociocik last Sunday morningin the Lrttie Brown Cnurcn John Lovejoy of uncle otthe sang 1 Love You Truly cturing the and the young couple were attended by and Pryor of The other guests were and Hoffman of and Leonard Hoffman of Iowa Falls and Gerald Jackson of Des The bride is a graduate of Buckeye at all She averages about six teen screen roles a Gone With the Wind is a mammoth It high school and since her graduation I paints a broad picture of the old south has been at her home south of and paints it with the eloquent story The groom has been farming with his father and brother near He is a committeeman from Buckeye township for the Hardin County Agri cultural Conservation Followjng the ceremony the couple left on a short wedding trip to Chi cago and will be at home on a farm south of Buokeye after April Brotherton was hostess to the society at her home Tuesday The president took charge of the meeting with the mem bers singing the theme Winter conducted the devotions and sixteen members responded to roll call with Bible Reports were given by various after which the assisted by Mesdames Winter and served a fine Mes dames Black Miss Myrtle Shriner and Shir ley Carmichael were According to a report just released for February there were 426 Hardin county citizens who were receiving old age pensions for an average of for a total of Dur ing the same month seven blind per sons received an average of totalling During February 258 persons in the countywere also on We want your tf of Scarlett OHara who adored her red soil plantation with a furious pas Technicolor has adder greatly to the many Its a long pic running three hours and forty minutes but not a minute of it is REPUBLICAN DELEGATES TO COUNTY CONVENTION The republican county convention is to be hold at Eldora on Saturday of tliis week and at a caucus held last Tuesday evening the following were names as delegates from Alden town ship Idso Anton New Miss Edna Lee Whitney George Roberts and At the county convention delegates to represent Hardin county will be se lected to attend the state convention at Des One week from next Sunday after noon no matter how cloud less the will only be able to pee a portion of old Beginning at the moon will begin to slide be tween the sun and the hiding 65 per cent at The ecHose is scheduled to end at This will be the only eclipse visible in Iowa this Ries For Treasurer Cox 18 Schalk 5 Bigelow 3 3 6 For Assessor Ray 203 For Councilmen 191 176 Urmson 149 Ernest Smith 91 2 Park Term MoMillen 169 Park Term The present council will meet next Monday forenoon and after closing up Ihe years business will adjourn sine The new council will meet at noon and the mayor and members will be sworn in by town and be ready to assume their At Buckeye There were no candidates at the election held in Buckeye and but 42 ballots were Names were writ ten in for the offices to be filled on the printed blank ballots and resulted in the reelection of all the incum as follows Otto Gomery Canada nnd At Eldora Grace Ned Harry DeBaggio and Howard At Iowa Falls John Macy and John At Ackley Otis William Ed William Ed Matt Muessig man and Thorpe At Radcliffe Ruemper At Hubbard Tom Olson and w aiuoi aifl Ut SUIU9A3 U9Cl8 pus   

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