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   Eldora Herald (Newspaper) - March 3, 1921, Eldora, Iowa                                Issue fages The Leading Paper of Hardin IE XLVIII HARDIN MARCH 1921 NUMBER 9 Delations Prevail On Most I General Covers Almost f Treated in February ten lis to taking the spiing tiers of the general assem flike beavers and accomp amount of work which minute of the time ye officials and clerks to hape before the solons re On Friday an was taken from Feb It is quite pos ers may have a change of ling certain pending legist conferences with consti except in a very ices there is no set program land alignments are almost may be some minor ifthe load law to improve it es indicate that those who DECLAMATORY CONTESTS SubDistrict Contests to Take Place Friday March Six Schools The entries were closed at noon last Saturday for the Northeast Iowa De clamatory Association the finals of which is to be held in Eldora Friday March This by far the most important event of this kind ever held in this section of Iowa for there are this year 86 schools entered in the subdistrict Never before has there been more than 45 schools amount of tax in each fund that has It was at first planned that there be subdistrict contests but the number of schools was so large that an eighth contest was ar In the which are held at Mason New Post Shell Gruncly and Nevada nearly threefourths of this number will be The rest will go into the second contests of the series the two of which will be winners of the first and second places in each class of the predistricts will come to Eldora for the Eldora entertained this contest a few years ago and establish an enviable reputation as a host the highways program All arc working to do even are doomed to disappoint Piece work this Da nlta trickier will be our reresenta orts so far indicate that the i trickier will be our representa tive in this were pledged to the lit highways plan have been lepresentations made to if they were being ignored by and subcommittees of ftways committees of the two Volume of Bills state document edi jat work indexing the bills Deputy Auditor George Haynes Has Completed Balance Sheet Showing Amounts to Be Collected for The Various Funds in The The balance sheet showing the been charged against the property owners of Hardin county and is now payable in the office of county has been completed by Deputy Auditor George The table shows the taxable value of the real and personal property of the county to be The mon eys and credits on which a tax of five piills is levied or a five dollar tax for each owned amounts to the sum of making the total taxable valuation of Hardin county personal and moneys and credits the enormous sum of The tax when collected will go to the Various funds as follows State Capital County Bridge County roads County bridge building Former Postmaster Prominent Business Man Answered Final Sum to Eldora Near Close of Civil With the passing away Monday night of Clarence Burling at his home in the south part of another of the pioneers of Eldora has Burling was born in New City in Burling was a descend ant of one ofthe early merchants of that His greatsgrandfather was a native of but emigrated to New York before the revolutionary war and espoused the cause of the colonies in that pioneer struggle for freedom of speech and escape from The elder Burling was for a time a prisoner in the old sugar house prison of that city when the British army occupied New Burlings James was a merchant of New York for forty Insane Soldiers County drainage i Bond Court expenses I Poor School district With the family Clarence Bur ling moved to Green Lake Wisconsin in the early fifties and in 1865 came to which place has been his home In 1866 he was appointed postmaster of serv j ing in that capacity for four 61 bis appointment from An drew then president of the iat this Board Undcr Ncw Consolidation oid complete by the time Directors and of j Township The I Corporate jjening estimates that the in 300 This 6n of is the Ml book issued by the a complete record of loduced at this session the status of Many rst isoara unacr JNCW umsoiiuation Township to Be Chosen at That I Township drag IfijU give Corporate road County Superintendent Blanche Stoddard has called an election for the Consolidated Independent School DisI Del Poll tax Drag make as complete records j trict of Eldora to be held on as the daily recj March at which time five directors he daily journals are be will be chosen to carry on the affairs Voluminous that a commit be an expeit to keep There are SECRETARY ELECTED of the The election will be held in the court house from 1 oclock to 6 oclock in the of bills which do not i afternoon of the day Two journals and it is directors are to be chosen for one year j business to check up with j two for two years and one for three untangle the records j jppeai on the books of the Crossan and John Megan Proposed have been nominated for the term of Veated in a standard dictionj Blackmun for two years and amendments pro1 Koeneman for three War practically every chapter of ren Rathbone is a candidate for the office of Nominations may be filed with the county superintendent up to March Rathbone Chosen Secretary of Hardin County Agricultural Society New Stock Pavilion to be At a meeting of the board of direct ors of the Hardin County Agricultur al Society Rathbone was chosen secretary to fill the vacancy by the TYSECOND BIRTHDAY of Mary McManus in knowing that she librate on March her fecbnd McMan tferjy lived in this county but i She ing fairly good health but of advancing faithful reader of The Eldora week and takes great en fin reading of her old time ftnd of the advancement of i in so many The suggests to her old time they sent her a post card fen if the cards will reach or two JANE WATSON i one of the grand f Hardin passed he home of her Wednesday on was born in Scotland in as almost 81 years of name was Crossan and 1 sister of Wesley and Tom Fhe funeral service will be ftclock Friday afternoon at list PAINFUL ACCIDENT gnnie ten year of and who live two and three es southwest of by the school bus on the school Tuesday eve faccident occured near the ff After receiving om of Un taken the same evening lital at where she ade as comfortable as pos hoped aside from a brok one and several burises are not ICOURT NEWS hompson did not convene Uldora until Wednesday he trial of Carl Mauch burglary was begun and fof Peisen Soper id John Rainsbarger was sday night but of inal cases will follow the FARM LOAN ACT LEGAL By a unanimous decision of the United States Supreme Court the Federal Farm Loan Act was declared constitutional last This is of great interest to farmers through out the United States who had prev ious to the holding up of the oper ation of the farm banks by made millions of dollars in long time loans through Federal Land Banks and Joint Stock Land These banks will now proceed to operate and demand for the 33 year loans on the terms of the Federal Farm Loan Act is going to be very It is predicted by newspapers and is the sentiment of farmers and bankers that the operation of these through their ability to finance the farmer on long term relieve ma terially the existing stringency in the money Rathbone was formerly treasurer of the society and it is probably that a new treasurer will be elected at a later The board expectes to erect as soon as possible a modern stock pavilion on the fair COLONIAL SUPPER The Auxiliary Circle of the church served its annual supper to the public on Washingtons The although not colonial as has been the was declared The committee in charge had a hunch that a change from brown bread and baked beans would be The dining room was appropriately ROTARIANS AT AMES Twelve members of the Eldora Ro tary went to Ames Tuesday af ternoon to attend a meeting of the Rotary club of that National President Snedcor and District Gover nor Coppock were Delega tions came from all the nearby clubs including Webster Mar shalltpwn and The members all enjoyed the gathering and the parts President Kuser and Harry Mo ser took for the Eldora club made a great hit with the whole APPOINTED REFEREE Ryan and banker of Grundy were appointed referees by the Grundy county court to sell the Curkeet es The estate owns a farm located south of Hubbard and another between prundy Center and Eldora and other HAS RESIGNED Miss Pauline secretary to County Agent has resigned her position and will go to she will 4spend several months with her Miller has been selected to take her fine picture of George Washington and another The Making of the Flag loaned for the occasion by Miss Blanche Red carnations in the center of each blue candles lighted in crystal holders iand red shades at either and napkins dec orated with the flag draping the old liberty made all cozy and most To be absent from one of these annual suppers is a real calam An item for the note Have supper in Eldora at the church next February COMMUNITY CLUB The members of the Community Club enjoyed an excellent luncheon at dining room of the Methodist church last secretary of the Iowa Falls Building and Loan Association was present and spoke on the advantages of such an association to a Weldon was also present as a repre sentative of the The re marks of the two men were well re ceived and are worthy of consideration by the business interests of the The next luncheon will be held next HORSE SALE Kramer will hold a special horse sale in Eldora next He an nounces sixty head now These sales are great opportunities to both seller and And you always get treated Last Saturday Kramer held a sale that totaled over There were over 200 head of cattle sold besides sixty head of At the Johnson sale held on Thursday brood sows averaged and one gilt brought Kramer cried the United For a number of Burling was engaged in the buy ing of grain and later became asso ciated with Preston in the ab stract and loan business in conducting the same until a year or so ago when failing health insisted upon his Burling was a man of many commendable The writer of these lines knew him intimately and is free to say that no sordid ambition ever for a moment possessed For years he served as justice of the peace and frequently was called upon to decide questions that would have vex ed a judicial but no one ever tried in Squire Burlings court ever doubted the sincerity of purpose that prevailed in his mind in rendering his A republican of the old I intensely loyal to the union of states in the dark days of civil Burling was none the less to the interests of the municipality which he served and to the relatives fend friends whom he Burling is survived by his widow and one Miss Helen besides a host of The funeral service was held at the home Wednesday afternoon at Rice Burial followed in the Eldora ceme BASKET TOURNAMENT FOR STARVING CHILDREN Hardin County Stood Eighth in The List of NinetyNine Counties At The End of Last Chairman Gilman Wisner announc es that the total contributions to the fund for sarving children for Hardin county has reached the sum of According to the statement sent out Monday of the standing of the ninety nine counties of the state Hardin county stood eighth with a record of having contributed 63 per cent of the amount asked for this the total amount being At that time of the money included in the total given in the foregoing had not been sent As it stands the county has contributed almost 85 per Since the last report the following contributions have been made Eldora Congregational Sunday School State Training Radcliffe Red Gross Quota Grant township Wisner says that it is import ant that every person who has a re ceipt for funds given but not credited should resort either to him or to Sen ator Young at Des GLASS DEAD Glass died at the home of her in Grundy Center Wednesday February heart Her death was due to She is survived by her husband and her one The remains were taken to Garwin for Glass will be remembered by many people of this county especially in the vicinity of where the family lived severalyears Clark running the elevator at that She was a Christian woman and one much beloved by all who knew NEW CIGAR FACTORY Felt of Mason has open ed ft cigar factory in the north room over the Johnson drug store on north side of the Felt is an ex perienced workman and County Teams Will Compete at Eldora Gymnasium on Friday Afternoon and Evening This The County Basket Ball Tournament Will be held Friday afternoon and ev ening in the Eldora High SchoolGym Eight schools are entered and a series of seven games will be Games will begin at and the preliminaries will be played before The semifinals and the finals will be played after supper beginning at The school winning the tournament will be awarded the tro phy to be held during the year and in case any team wins for three con secutive it becomes the per manent possession of the Those who desire to reserve seats on the playing floor may do so by telephon ing the superintendents office and paying a small BUSINESS GOOD County First Meeting of The Year Held at Iowa Falls on February of Christmas nancial Report for The Hardin County Tuberculosis Committee held its first meeting of the year at Iowa Following is a report of last years work and Six regular meetings were held dur ing the year Four members and the two county nurses attended the Tuberculosis Convention in Des Moines in Helpful reports were brought back by these A Health Day was put on for the school children at in charge of Iowa in charge of says that business in his office m charge of Miss In fact it is better than Umon m of Mrs ious years with the exception of which was a freak and a record break Deeds and mortgages are the prin cipal instruments that are being re corded and by the way the recorder A health film was shown and in some instances refresh ments were served free to the school A fine attendance was re A lantern for showing slides was and his keep the work right up every bought to be used by the county nurs No waiting for cs and tne county superintendent to be used in school in teaching health HI COUNTY FflRIHUBEIlU Live Stock Shippers Association to Hold Conference at Iowa Falls on March of State losis Supplies for the type of Marketing to Be writer and stationery were purchasedt In September Earl Water A conference of managers and of ficers of the Cooperative Livestock Shippers will be held at Iowa Falls on Three large screens were purchased for use of the two nurses and the The screens are inscribed i with statistics and information for the jpiovontion of Health Crusader supplies were bought for the A Corona typewriter was purchased for the use of Miller in assisting other coun ties to become organized for tubercu man was secured to come to the coun ty and conduct a campaign in the in terest of the health crusade March at at j Waterman talked to school the Commuity Club This con community school boards and ference is called at the request of the teachers in the various He was Shipping Associations of the county to jwel1 received by all expressed his ap familiarize themselves with the methj Pfeciation of the courtesies extended od of handling stock in the various j The Christmas seal sale was con of the State Depart ducted with the help of a number of ment of will have charge of the This is one of a series of conferences being held throughout the state for the purpose of familiariz ing the managers and officers with the methods used in handling livestock ladies specially appointed witk the cooperation of the Federated Clubs of Eldora and Iowa The sale resulted as follows Alden Ack that have proven These I Iowa conferences deal with such problems total as record and accounts losses in tran and collecting claims grading of of weigh and selling livestock at central Financial Report for year beginning 1920 and ending January On hand January markets handling the stock at local Received from Seal sale market reports handling the insurance prorating expenses and and distributing returns local packer markets transportation and other problems Dairy Short Course Total Receipts Expenditures 130 of 1919 seal sale paid State Tuberculosis The Daily Management and Feed ing Short Course will be held at Iowa Falls on March at the Community Club and at Hubbard at the City hall on March beginning at A study in the care ancl manage ment of the dairy cow will be discuss ed by in charge of the lyPew5suPPlles Cow Testing Associations of the and chief of dairy experimental work at the Iowa Exper iment Both men have had practical experience and will give the results from the practical For stationery For Crusader supplies Health Day expenses Administration expenses Postage Screens Lantern Typewriter HOSPITAL NOTES Jennie Casstevens of is in the hospital suffering from the frac of the right clavicle ancl a severe bruise on her left Jennie is ten years of age and the cause of her trouble is being run over by the school She is getting along An operation was performed Wed nesday on the baby of and of The baby is but twenty months of Miss Cora Doane submitted to an operation last Saturday for the re moval of a John who has been in the hospital the past two is very much improved and will be able to leave the hospital the last of this All the other patients are getting along BOUGHT FINE FARM On Tuesday of this Ryan bought of Daggett the 160 acre farm known as the Alfred Mod lin farm and located about eight miles southeast of Consideration was This is one of the finest farms Hardin county and is highly Improvements con sisting of a nearly new barn 56x60 20 feet to the concrete floors two fine one a new bungalow just completed with modern equipment Express Earle Sending delegate to Louis Convention six del two conventions Total expense 1919 checks cashed Amount on 1921 WINS BIBLE STORY CONTEST Miss Agnes Rathbone Wins First Place in Contest at Methodist Epis copal Church Friday The subdistrict Bible story contest was held at the Methodist church Fri day evening with four schools repre In the biographical histori cal class Miss Nora of Iowa was the the title of her story being The Carl of was the other entrant in this He spoke on The Risen In the dramatic class Miss Agnes of Eldora whose topic was The was given first Joseph Wag of also in the dramatic told the story of The winners in each class were presented with Miss Agnes Rathbone was given first place over all and will represent the subdistrict group at the district contest in Belle April All contestants did very well and the con test was close in many The judges were of Hub bard of Union and of Special music was furnished by the Speera   

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