Fayette County Leader, March 3, 1921

Fayette County Leader

March 03, 1921

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Fayette County Leader (Newspaper) - March 3, 1921, Fayette, Iowa U 191b FAYETTE 20 AGRICULTURAL FACTS OF FAYETTE COUNTY The preliminary announcement of director of the cen with reference to agriculture in Fayctte county shows some interest ing These are subject to cor of hut it is not likely that tlipri will be any changes MARCH 1920 in January there were farms in as compared with April an increase of per Tinvalue of thu land aiul January was as compared with on April The totals or per Karns operated by owners and man agers were while in iiilo there were a decrease of per There were in 1920 tenants operating and in 1910 the number was showing an in crease of tenantmanaged farms of per The statistics show that there were in the county acres In farms and in 1910 there were a decrease of per Of this land acres vcre classed as improved fjr the former date and acres fir the or si decrease of pec Animals reported for the period arc as follows In January 1921 there were 377 Ten years in there wore re ported 244 4J4 and The director states that the figures for domestic animals in 1910 are no very closely comparable with those for since cen sus was taken in before the breeding season had whilethe lulu census was taken in or about the middle of tho breeding sea and included many spring Principal crops listed were barley and There wore 921 acres in corn in with a crop of and In 190 there were acres planted to the yield being Oats in III lit wore bushels from 833 as compared with bushels In 190 from The bnrley crop In 191t was taken from acres in 1909 the crop was bushels off from sin acreage of Hay in 91t from acres totaled while in 1909 from there were taken BASKET SHOOTERS WILL BE HERE IN FULL FORCE There is more to this high school basket ball tournament which is be staged in Kayette March 10 and 11 than was apparent at Last week we reported that twelve towns would be represented In the tournament Since then live other acceptances havt been received and there is at lens one more town which may send i So there will be plenty of bus kel ball for the to watch am plinty of excitement and healthy ri valry among the A canvass will sonii be made in town to boost the sale of tickets to the and it Is hoped that then may be liberal for this h going to Ina real event in high school circles and will be worth The towns which will he represent ed May West Plymouth Strawberry Nora and Ar OECOKAH HAS OTHER WOES BESIDES THE WHY RUN The grand jury returned five indict ments for illegal traffic in of which we mentioned only two last As to the other three we do not get our Information but regard it as absolutely These three were against former landlord of the Cloud Her bert who once ran the soft drink establishment In the Winne and Gust Kclgrln of None of those indictments have been returned by the sheriff to the county clerk as the men cannot be All three of them made their getaway as soon sis grand jury began to Vick was known to have gone to Chicago and it is reported he took a goodly sum of money with A Decorah man saw Meyers in Minneapolis Isist week and he said it would be no use to return to De No one knows where Kelgrln went and he is not likely to return as ho was indicted once before for violating the liquor law and if con victed again faces a penitentiary We understand attorney Acres will appeal the Ringdahl case to the su preme court on the ground that inas much as Ringdahl made no it was his first offense and he was not selling on his own the sen tence was excessive and not warrant SPECIAL MEETINGS AT THE CHURCH DOROTHY Rapids and Ml LADIES GLEE CLUB Humlston of Cedar Dorothy Schroycr of united in marriage churches in Dubuque Dis1 yesterday trict is that new members bo at the home and Milton Schroyer of WtSst in the pru The challenge that is made to our I West Union FAYETTE GIRL GETS PLACE IN CONTEST Miss Harriet who won first over all in the Bible Story Contest here was given first place in held In Greeley last Friday In the Fayette contest she won first in the dramatic and was in the same class in the Greoley Randalia and Greeley won the first rankings in the other two Miss Barrett was accompanied to Greeley by Miss Helen The next contest in which Miss Bar rett will enter will be the district con The date for this has not yet been nor has the place in which it will be but an effort will be made to have It in Fayette during the conference of ministers of the district who will be here April 13 and added during this Conference I believe in it with all my This pastor is anxious that every member of his church help to leal with the tap root of all the worlds Moral issues stu The Church must make si drive until human are The Church needs to sol apart some time for definite Christian work to quicken its own spiritual life and win to the church the churchlesc si Id to Christ the Special meetings will be held at the Church boKimrng March 6th and continuing to Palm Decision The program is as follows Sunday subject We Are Why I Am a Monday Tuesday Earl Road Sunday Sunday Monday Tuesday evening Wednesday smcl boys Cumin Thursday Friday Womens Or Sunday Day in Sunday school and Cur ran will Sunday NEXT WEDNESDAY The fourth number of tin Upper iWILSON TI riHItrAHY 22 At twelve Febru ary at the home of the brides par and Perrv PER YEAR NOTES FROrTHE FAYETTE SCHOOLS Iowa Lyceum Bureau will be given at Fourth avenue took place tho the college March by the marriage of Miss Lucille Smitli to John Ladies Glee The under the Clewortli of pfmany friends Union attend The best wishes Fayette and Wei and Humistofr as they begin their married 1 The bride navy blue crepe de chine with a beautiful cor sage bouquet of Bfcidal Following a wedding served by Milton and Mumlston left to Elako a brief visit with the brides slater and and Powers of Lake IIIfJH SCHOOL HOYS IX STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Whh he Eye of u A sixyearold girl submitted the following composition on People to her teacher People are composed of girls and also men and wom Hoys are no good until they grow up and get Men who dont get married are no good Girls are young women who will bo ladles when they Boys are an awful bother they want everything they see except If 1 had my way half the boys in the world would be girls and the other half My ma is a woman and my pa is a A woman Is a grownup girl with chil My pa is such a nice man that he must have been a girl when lie was a little Champions of the high school bas ketball tournaments held at Upper Mason Iowa State Teach ers Morningside University of Parsons Charles Lenox Spirit Harlan and will be in vited to attend the state championship basketball tournament at the Univer sity of March 18 and These teams will participate in soc Mon B of the Iowa which sect ion will be limited to sectional championship Probably both the winner and runnerup from Ames will be and It is the expccta lon that expenses of all district win lers will be paid to the Iowa tourna nent In addition to tourneys named university athletic authorities nvito the winner of any other tourna ment which is of a sectional All teams which are not district winners are urged to participate in section A at the this sec tion being open to any high school team in the A certain number it teams standing highest in this sec tion will likewise have their expenses Winners of the open section and the district section will meet in the dual game of the tournament for the state About thirty teams have already signified their intention of participat ing In the university En tries In the open section will close March Winners of district cham pionships will have until Tuesday fol lowing their district tournament to send in their entry for the university School election Of the Independent Consolidated Softools of Fayette will bo held on March from one to Bix at the graded school building in the west room downstairs for the election of two for a term of 3 years and treasurer one 202 PETER Hltlo round In a working in ber land owned by Henry Thomp near Rico Worth recently felled a massive oak While cutting the log Into cordwood the saw encountered hard and ringing Wedging the log apart they found in a cavity four feet from the a handmade rifle of large quaint design and crude but perfect The firearm was loaded with a goodly charge of pow and four heavy leaden and had eveidently been primed and ready for use when placed in the tree many years The percussion how was corroded and eaten away with Remnants of powder horn with a bone stopper attached to a eather thong were also but these crumbled away when exposed OMtnury of Charles Funeral services were hold on Sat urday for Charles resident of Pasadena since The chapel Ivos Warren Was well the services being conducted by pastor of the Pilgrim Congre gational Herbert a longtime friend of the sang a beautiful selec tion and the closed the ex orcises with Impressive ritual and tho chaplain of the post gave an eloquent tribute to his comrade and Only two of the Charles Ridley of and Colegrovo of were able to attend the The pall bearers were members of the John Godfrey The following sketch of his life lias been prepared Ridley was born in March Ho came from that same sturdy English stock that produced the Bishop Owing to the death of his he had to make his own way in the world from early At the age of 16 he came to where he lived throe Then he to attracted by tho newly discovered goldfields staked out a claim and engaged in It 1861 he left his gold mine and enlisted in the serving in Troop Second Regiment of United States Under General Stonoman he par icipated in the famous ride around Richmond in He fought under General Buford at the battle of Get Twice in battle his horse was shot under yet he escaped and in 1864 was honorably discharged with tho rank of Ho was a member of the John God frey post of the in After tho war was over ho re turned to and on wsis united in marriage to Maria daughter of John one of tho best known pioneers of For thirtyfour years and Ridley lived on their farm three miles south of In 1900 they retired from the farm to make their home in Since 1906 they have lived in Five children came into their Emma wife of Colo president of the Upper Iowa Iowa Julia wife of Charles of Ralph of Washington and a daughter who died in and Ridley were spared to each other for fiftyfive On February the anniversary of their he died In their 1079 North Marengo Pasa Charles Ridley was a manly a fearless abso lutely honest in cleansoul ed generous in his Judgment of a splendid type of the self made pioneer INCOME TAX gCTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Numerous errors In claims for de ductions have been discovered in tax payers To be deductjons for losses must be confined to the following classes Losses sustained in trade or business losses sustained in transac tions entered for though not connected with trade or buiness losses sustained of property not con nected with trade if aris ing from or other or To the extent any of the above losses are compensated for they are not spent much time in preparing this program which is interesting and full of unique and original num i They have just returned from prcKslve ring The couple were attended by Manna Smith and I An elaborate three course breakfast wan served to about twen tyfive Both the bride and once of a nurflber of relatives jon Miss have the Methodist Church reading the itn Gilbert Chalice read the beautiful ring The a Fayelte the son of and Ed is a young man of nigh moral with a remunerative practice as a den tist in Cedar j His a native of West is a daughter of and Frank and is a young lady Of and fine She was graduated from the West Union high lias attended and taught in the town schools at She has exceptional Jfifts as a successful trip of eight and on the groom are well known in the ly words of praise and commendation hibeing a livnian on tlv finsit Wes comifrom he towns they Tickets may be reserved at Robinsons Monday at The program will be as follows Spring Chorus and Dell Stars Brightly GLEE CLUB Trick When a Maid Comes Love is Like a Firefly Fire GLEE CLUB Love in Spring Miss Bortner Lullaby GLEE CLUB Metcalfe Dickman and sjjhave been in that real To be allowed in the return for 1920 a actually A taxpayer may estate owned by him is worth less than what he paid for A merchant may be convinced that certain stock can not be sold unless marked be low In neither is he entitled to a claim for deduc tion until the loss is made absolute by sale of other disposition of the Claims for losses musl conform closely to the wording of the loss sustained in of an au mobile purchased for personal use is not because it is not a transaction entered into for loss sustained by a taxpayer in the sale of his home is not deductible for he reason that ordinarily when a man buys a residence and moves inlo t he has no intention of selling and has not entered into a transaction for Little House o IMiss Japanese Sandman Missis Shepherd and Shepherdess Rendez and Piano duet El The Hubble and Reading Under the Greenwood Buz Miss College Gills At Popular and College Songs by Big Brown Good Night Von GLEE CLUB IOWAK OATS MAKE GOOD SHOWING IK STATE tern Oelwein HIHOPHACTOKS IMM M TO DISTUKT COlIlT At the adjournment of the Oelwein Superior Court Wednesday afternoon there were seven chiropractors of Fayette county bound over in bonds of JiiOO each to appear in the Dis trict Court at West Union to answer to the charge of practicing medicine without a One had been bound over by Judge Cook Tuesday and the others They are and Petrausch of ell and Fitzpatrick of Arlington and Reiners of West OMAHA FIRM WILL GRADE COUNTY ROAD Contracts for draining and bring ing to grade twentyone miles of road from Oelwein to West and from Oolwein east to the county line were let by the county board of supervisors at West Union The Phe lanShirley of were the successful bidders Their bid for the moving of earth was 52 cents per cubic one dollar and a quarter per yard of loose and two dol lars and forty cents per yard for solid According to county en gineer who was in Oel wein last there are approx imately cubic yards of earth to be and yards of solid Chickasaw county will vote on tha to the proposition to bond for to build a bridgp over the Cadar river at An artificial Ice plant ban been OB Cresco Man Gels Big Perhaps one of the largest jobs ev er contracted for by a local industry is thsit just consummated by the iflloc tra Lightning Rod This company is with its head oflice in Chicago and the fac tory at with Stehlek of Chicago as president and Swenson of Cresco as secretary and Seventyeight government buildings now under process of construction near to bo rodded by this company for which the gov ernment is to pay It is said that this is the largest job of rodding over done in this It will re quire feet of lightning rod ca ble that will weigh all of solid copper The copper ground plates will weight The coil points and fixtures are allmade in and will make a full car load to be shipped from here to The 78 buildings to be rodded are located on t o government training north of which cov ers an area of and an to be used for storing explosives and other military Fortyeight of these buildings are 220 feet long by 60 feet The ground on which thene buildings stand is covered with sand about fifty feet extending along the Mississippi river for fifteen miles and trom one to three There Is a pit 1600 feet long and 2 feet deep with a capacity of cat loads of I tabliahed at Death of Ed News was received here this week of the sudden death of Ed a former resident on a farm south of Science Is attempting to determine whether tot insects belong to oui sftnie of them unquestion pW lowar a line bred variety luced by the Iowa Agricultural ex periment station under the direction f are to be offered to my one who is interested in planting according to of the Iowa Experiment as These oats can be obtain ed in 100 pound lots this year at lor lowar oats have made better results ban Iowa 103 of which there are uahy acres being grown in In he two years 234 tests were car ied on by the association and lowar ats outyielded all other varieties msbel per Iowa 103 being beaten is well as other The other varieties produced an average of nishels per acre in the tests as com mred to bushels of These line bred oats are the result if a viareful selection of a good single while t Tn addition draining1 therp will also be laid about lineal feet of This tile will for the most part be six inch tile but there will also be some eight inch and some ten inch The cost on the six inch tile will be twentyone cents per lineal In addition to the work of grading and draining the road from Oelwein to Wrest and from Oelwein east to the county the supervisors are planning to build culverts on the va rious roads of the county to the amount of ten thousand This latter work will be done by day labor gangs under the supervision of the county The PhelanShirloy company will commence work about the of April If weather conditions and the attempt will be made to com plete the work by the first of Decem at and have been developed from The work will bo lonc with el iriginal stock by They ire a good white osu and sire i spe cially suited to Iowa grow ing a few inches taller than Iowa 103 ind requiring a week longer to ma They wore distributed for the first time in 1919 and have witii great success not only among Iowa growers but with Wisconsin and HMnoia farm ers who have tried them Anyone who is interested in trying I he oats should send money order or to Robinson at once as the supply of the new variety seed is lim This offer will only be open for a short time so that any one desiring ats should secure a supply at and the contractors plan to put two and possibly three crews at The work that is done this summei in the way of grading and draining will put there roads in readiness tr be graveled in the summer of 01 if the voters so they will alst be in shape for hard either brick or lowan The KdgowoodFayetle basket ball game last Friday night gave victo ry to the 23 to the locals showed good consider ing their short term of Brooks is acting as a representative of the state organization for NearEast re addresser our high school recent ly and took subscriptions for 6 months time amounting to Of this has been paid and vouchers received therefor from the state Des This is in ad dition to the report given for the town students are Lola Moslem in the grade Arthur Masters in the fourth Mabel Bnrnes in the sixth Ronald Goldsbcrry in the seventh nnd Edward Goldsberry in the Two mine from one from Westgate and two from Miss Eckheart of taught Miss Nuttings classes Tuesday of this while the latter attended lie funeral of her grandmother at Ma son The Agriculture class has com pleted the eft on general farming and will use Plumbs Animal Husbandry for the remainder of the Last yesr Lewis Poultry Keeping was us d for the spring The seventh grade now have for sup copies ofoneofthe now These empha size and ability to and include some if the army mental la a com mrative test on Tuesday the boy who read In six and onehalf minutes a lew selection which the majority of the class needed fifteen minutes was also the one best able to tell ac urately what he had He is not the best oral Have schools in the past overemphasized the mouth ing of words M1 the students in the grades are now enrolled in the Health The purpose Is to estab lish in the young good health There are eleven rules called health chores which are talked overreach and a record ment and parents are cooperating finely The honors ta order are those of Knight and Knight Banneret WINEGAR WILL BE BUTLER COUNTY AGENT Marquis on School Many Fayette people who know Frank Marquis of formerly Miss Josephine Burling of the Upper Towa class of will be interested in the fact that she has just been ap pointed a member of the West Water loo board of education to succeed who has Marquis will serve until March 14 by and will be a candidate for reelection at that She has had extended experience as a school and was at one time on the high school staff in She is a member of the advisory board of the Waterloo Womans An Old Military Traveling on foot from Iowa City to tTubuque Marcus and John Briggs traversed In four days in the old road laid out more than eighty years sigo as a military road on the western limits of The United States made an appropriation of in 183J for the construction of the and it was at once laid out from the min ing village of Dubuque to the town which was just being built up as the new capital of the Territory of In the February number of The published by the State Historical Society of Han who is acting as as sistant to county agent has just been elected to the office of county agent for Butler and will take up his work there April He returned yesterday from where he spent a few looking into the during which time he was selected for the This will mean that the Winegar family will be obliged to move to which will be unwelcome news to their many friends Winegar has been associated with the Fayette county agent more or less since his removal from the and last fall was engaged in promoting the work of poultry cull ing for the farm bureau with much He is a boost and an and will no doubt give the Butler county farm bureau jood The new position was by the resignation of the pres nt agricultural agent in that contemplates an extensive at his home in paving proVajn this State Park at A state park at Moreheads a few miles northeast of Maquoketa in Jackson reached the stage of practical certainty within the last few days in the giving of an option by Bert the owner of the scenic to the state of Iowa of 16 acres for the sum of This tract includes the justly famous caves and environs and a portion of the pic turesque valley leading toward the south fork of the Maquoketa sen and their journey Briggs and of write the of his torical associations of the Old Mil itary Today it is a busy thor oughfare for automobile but the articles in The Palimpsest tell of the traffic of years and of towns that once flourished but now are no There was a thriving town of tor where the road crosses the Cedar Now nothing but a forlorn summer shack stands on the yet the bridge ov er the river is called the Ivanhoo Bridge by those who have no idea where it got its name A picturesque and romantic migration passed along the road during tho forties for the interlofrovas rapidly being ami in the years 1S51 to 1852 eight hun dred teams are reported to havebeen driven over this route by California gold Narrowly Escaped A Tuesday afternoon Wells Irove into the country oa returning to the city about four When he stepped from his ho He was taken to the office of Pritchen where it was found he was suffering from gas Ho was unconscious for about two but when he was revived seemed to feel no ill ef fects from his It was evident that tho curtains on his car were so securely closed that he was overcome by the fumes from hia en He says ho can not remeni bor anything of what happened dur ing the last five or six miles of his It was p narrow Marriage Donald Meffert aud Iva Claire Carl Keding and Emma Per Henry Struekman and Vesta Harold Lensen and Dorla Leslie Hold and Zetta Zora Wft and Dorothy John Wilson and Luclle Veruer Schmidt and Alma Joseph Schulta and Sarah Mae 1 ;