Fayette County Leader, July 6, 1922

Fayette County Leader

July 06, 1922

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Fayette County Leader (Newspaper) - July 6, 1922, Fayette, Iowa 38 JULY 1922 PROGRAM FOR Tta FAYETTE CHAUTAUQUA Five Session Begins July 81 and Continues First Four Days in A meeting of chautauqua promoters was called for last Friday only a few were From the sentiment expressed at this meeting there will have to be more Interest shown In Chautauqua this year than there was or this will be the final year of Chautauqua for It is not to be expected that men will fi nance this enterprise just for the fun of it and then lose all the way from to each first year or two the Chautauqua paid out well and left a good sum In the but last year took nearly all of the and unless there Is more pat ronage this there can bp but one promoters will have to dig down In their and one experience of that kind will probably be It is hoped tat It may be possible to play eyen and that the people of Fayette and vicinity may respond freely when the ticket sellers make their But one change from the program tidvertised in the Chautauqua book hits bus been Vawter had an opportunity after the program was made up and to secure the famous Hippie Concert to fill the place for which the Mercedes Con cert was It was too good an opportunity to pass for Hippies are one of the most delight ful companies of instrumental enter tainers In the Chnutauqua They feature a magnificent large marlmpa and various combinations of Reports from towns where they have appeared thus far in dicate that they are one of the head line Herewith Is given the program for the Fayotte which will be held July 31 to August FIRST DAY Hippie Concert Ad mission 40 4 30 Meeting of every boy nd girl In Junior supervisor Hippie Concert 06 Eve jBlrtg AN ARMY GUARDS THE MONEY IN IOWA BANKS Cash in Iowas banks is being guarded by an army of ac cording to a summary of a chart cov ering the organization of County Bankers Associations and Vigilantes committees as issued by the Iowa Bankers Of the banking towns in the 726 organized through organizers the Iowa Bankers asso In the same manner the sum mary shows that various bankers and vigilantes organizations in the state were responsible for the posting of in rewards for the capture and conviction of bank For pounds of ammunition purchased the cost was more than included in the total sum of The entire arsenal of state bankers organizations and vig ilance committees is said to contain the following 528 536 212 saw ed off rounds of am 462 holsters and 22 clean ing The organizations own Nation al Rifle association memberships and With this showing of formidable the Iowa Bank ers association is well equipped to cope with bank robbers in the respec tive counties maintaining the organi PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNTY SUPERVISORS V Minutes of Hie Regular June Session Held In West Union from Juno 10 to The Board met In regular session pursuant to adjournment of June and adjourned to June on account of important road matters requiring immediate June The Board met In regular session pursuant to adjournment of June 19 with all members The canvass of the county seat pe tition and remonstrance was contin GAS TANK BLEW Adolph Koevenig of this city was severely burned last Thursday after noon by the explosion of a gas tank and may consider himself extremely lucky that he got out of the mishap He had purchased from the es tate of Staadt a high pressure gas tank that had not been in use for a matter of ten and as might be expected the tank had a leak In And on Thursday afternoon last Adolph took the tank over to John McNeils garage to solder up the hole but the instant the hot soldering Iron came in contact with the tank there was a terrific and Adolph received some very severe burns that came within an ace of putting him out of He was hurriedly taken to Postville where it was found the skin was entirely burned off Uie upper half of his face and the hair on the front half of his head was A petition asking for the appoint ment of Zoller as justice of the peace in Windsor was It appearing that a vacancy exists and the said Zoller has filed the the prayer of the pe titioners is granted and Zoller is appointed justice of the peace in and for to succeed and the bond on file Is At the hour fixed for final hearing on the PaulsonFranzen Road the matter was taken up for Halvor and Christ Stensland ap peared with their An protesting the establishment of this and claiming a discrepancy in the damages awarded on an undi vided Interest in their and ask adjustment if the road is Carrie Olson also asks that the award of damages to her land be In creased to John Koester also appeared claim ing that his damage exceeds that al lowed by The Board deferred action until the proposed route could be gone over and the merits of the claims not later than July On motion the Board adjourned to June June The Board met in regular session pursuant to adjournment of June with all members Primary Road matters requiring im mediate attention were reported and the day was spent on committee work after adjournment to June GAS AT Everything Is progressing satisfac torily down at tH6 Bakke farm where they are drilling for They are now down feet and going through black is said to be strongly indicative of Mon day afternoon struck gas In lib eral quantities that flows freely and burns brightly to the height of throe feet or moreat the top of the This is also an indication of al though For some time water has been brought up from the well that has been covered with oily Indications with what is called pea cock indications that oil is not far The mon in charge of the enterprise are feeling jubilant over theprospect and are confident oil Twill be struck In the near In one of who has DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CONVENTION WAS HELD MIDSUMMER FARM BUREAU MEETING AT STATE FAIR been in the oil business all of his is confident that this section Is in the midsti of one of the large oil fields of the The log that has been kept ofthe geological formation does not correspond in some important particulars with the investigations and predictions of the state and other Some thirty or more years ago a man who was employed in the Ohio oil fields visited this section on a prospecting tour for eastern interests and made the statement to one of our county officials that he regarded this section as a possible oil bearing field but it would be necessary to drill t a depth of at least four thousand feet At that time no machinery for deep drilling had been constructed and i was regarded as animpossible under Dclcgntcs Met In City Hnll at West West Union Lust Saturday Stntc Delegates The Fayette county democrats held heir convention in the West Union fty hall last the meeting icing called to order by he county McDon of Waucoma was elected tetnpo chairman and Reed Mcllree of Vest Union A committee was chosen to select lolegates to the state Judicial and district Judicial conventions and another committee to report candi ilatos for county offices not filled at the primary At the organization of the central committee Albert Paul of Oelwein was selected for and Reed Mc llree of West Union Nettie McMurray of Oelwein was elected assistant DEATH OF Friends here were shocked the first of this week to learn of the death of Keith Anderson at Her and Martin were called there last but it was not realized here that her case was a critical The funeral will be held at the for mer home of the family west of town this afternoon at one 1 National Development through Vocational Ail mission 50 SECOND DAY Junior Joymakers Male Quar New and original stunts in mu Admission 40 Joymakers Male Quar tet Evening A program that Is Alex Other Side of Main Admission 50 THIRD DAY Junior m Tull Players featuring Fern Musical and Dramatic Admission 40 Tull Pair of ace of American com Admission 50 FOURTH DAY Junior 3iOO Premier Artist The finest in music artistically and en thusiastically Every one an Bagdasar Baghdiglan to the Fundamental Ameri Admission 40 Premier Artist Grand Tho finest of the old and new In Appealing to ev Admission 50 FIFTH DAY Junior Junior Town Conquest of John One Mile Admission 40 and Glen entertainers de Featuring musi cal and dramatic specialties the to the sTmipr p around and getting along as well as though his appearance would indicate he was a member of the White as his entire lace and head is swathed in with just an opening for his nose and It appearing that on the 3rd day of a petition was filed in the office of the County asking Peterson was reported by tho committee on candidates as their se lection for the candidacy for county Beatrice Becker of Oelwein for clerk of and Walter Bunn neke county were similarly The convention then ratified the committees The committee on delegates report ed a double each delegate to have onehalf a State Reed Mcll White Maggie Emma Beau Nettie C Miss Olive Miss Helen Mrs District Judicial Jacob Henry Ed James Sam Frank Peter Jacob Ed Al James Sam Mos State Judicial The midsummer gathering of farm bureau members from all ot Iowa will be held at the Iowa State Fair this according to announce ment of plans made by State Fair and Farm Bureau The Farm Bureau gathering will be held the fourth day of the State National speakers of promi nence will come to Iowa to address tho gatherings and leaders from ev ery county in the state will assemble at Dos Moines to discuss farming problems of 192223 and consider the coming years work of the organiza All of the meetings will be held at tho The programs will be ar ranged BO that the farmer visitors may get away In time to enjoy all of the exposition and study the Plans were also announced this week for a special Farm Bureau Camp at the This will be located In the 80 acre free camping tract im mediately adjoining the fair and will be plotted out by In order that farm neighbors may be together during the Camping space will be provided free of An other special camp is to be provided PER YL for all county agents in The dates of the State Fair this year are August 23 to September REPUBLICANS OF THE COUNTY IN CONVENTION Contention Was Held Saturday Ja the UnirersiUlgt Church at West The Fayette county republican con vention was held In the Unlveraalist church at West Union It was called to order at by Fred county Estey nominated Hoyt Young of Ar lington for temporary and he was elected Blake was elected temporary secre and on motion the temporary organization was made A motion was made to select one from each precinct to select delegates to the the state judicial and the district judicial It was The chairman appointed the follow ing committee on resolutions Flossie The convention adjourned to At the convention again came to order and the committee on dele gations reported as follows Delegates to State Mil DOUBLE On Saturday afternoon at 4 Welch of Dubuque performed the double ceremony uniting in marriage Miss Genevieve Beacom and Charles Smith of and Miss Esther Bremer ofGarden to Wesley Beacom of The marriage was held in the Meth odist church in the presence of a few immediate relatives and and following the ceremony a threecourse supper was served at the home of and After a short visit with friends at Bellevue and Green and Smith will leave for their new home at Smith has accepted the position of superintendent of and Beacom are students Henry John James Fred George Charles An George Walter State Judicial Hal Hoch William Arthur James George Fred District Judicial fred Roy Fred John Frank at the Iowa State Teachers college at Thore BL J9Mp T fir A A for an order for the submission to Lower Cedar and following their the qualified voters of Fayett Ora Elizanation tata they will resldeat TEACHING SUMMER Eurl Roadman is putting in the summer vacation teaching in four summer He returned last week from the first hav ing been at Hamllne university from June 11 to The schools are be ing conducted for town and country and the work comprises in struction in church and community programs and work in religious edu He will be at where he will Dean of the from July 3 to 23 at Clear Lake in the Epwofth League Institute from July 24 to 31 Garrett Biblical Institute at August 1 to 20 and at August 21 to Septem ber June The Board met in regular session pursuant to adjournment of June 21 with all members One half day spent road and bridge Canvass of county seat petition and remonstrance continued to the hour of On motion the Board adjourned to June June The Board met in regular session pursuant to adjournment of June with all members The bond of Tim Ryan con was examined and The county seat petition and re monstrance One half day spent on committee On motion the Board adjourned to June FIFTIETH Services continuing through the three act play sIon 50 Admis BUILDING AT At a meeting of the directors of the Arlington Cobperatlve Commission held Saturday definite plans were adopted for the erection of a new on their lots adjoining the News The old building on these lots will be disposed of at auc tion Saturday and as soon as the wrecking work Is finished work will be started on the new structure which will be 38x60 a one story build ing built of hollow tile with solid brick the jubilee celebration of the Congregational church ot Strawberry made last week a memorable one in the annals of the church soci One of the notable features of tho services was the reading by B Newborry of a historical sketch of the church written by her who Is 5 year and one of the two surviving charter mem bers of the In a graph ic and interesting way she told of the early struggles of the little band of eleven members amid much dls courapnmont sustained the traditions of tlie Pilgrim fathers down to the present CONGREGATIONAL There wiU be a meeting of the mem bership of the Congregational at 7 80 oclock Thursday Ju ly It Is to consider some very it Is very desired that there shall be a lull please remera iber thli ind come all who are mem bers of The meeting Is to be at the church PANIEL CONGRESS IN The lower house of congress re cessed June 30 for six weeks and most of the members left immediately for Representative Mondell of Republican reviewing the ac of congress just be fore the house declared the national debt had been reduced by since the Republican party came into control of the govern DRIVEJf The city fathers were not satisfied with the volume of water1 furnished by the new well at a depth of 125 so the well is now being driven They are down now over 300 with 200 of water in it from the first It is hoped that mother good vein will be struck at a loWer thus assuring Mil city un limited Edgswbod June The Board met In regular session pursuant to adjournment of June 23 with all members Canvass of county seat petition and remonstrance On motion the Board adjourned to June June The Board met in regular session pursuant to adjournment of June with all members The canvass of the petition for and the remonstrance against the removal of the county seat was motion the Board adjourned to June June The Board met in regular session pursuant to adjournment of June with all members The canvass of the county seat pe tition and remonstrance was contin The case of Dewey Fayotte In the District Court of Win neshiek was settled out of court and stipulation by the Board of Super visors that the County Auditor be and is hereby ordered to draw warrants on the fund for in favor of Dewey and his in full settlement of all claims and demands of every kind and character had by either party against the The Ayes and Noes were called and Humphry and Miller voted and the resolu tion was declared Qn motion Board adjourned to from Fay ette to Fay ette Iowa that notice there of and the day of hearing said peti tion be given and the question be submitted to the electors of Fayette It also appearing that on the 29th day of a remonstrance against removal and the calling of an election therefor was That notice has been given as re quired by That from the 14th to the 28th days of each being days of the regular June of the Board of Supervisors of said the duly qualified and acting members of the said did canvass the said petition for and the remonstrance against the removal of the county seat of Fayette from West Union to and find as follows Total number of names on the pe tition Less number of names not properly on Less nomber ot names on petition and Net number of names counted on the Total number of names on the re Less number of names not properly on Net number of namescpuntedvpn the Total number of names more on the remonstrance than on the after making Ifigal also appearing that according to the last census either Federal or Herb John George Joe THE KNEESKERN A good many are wondering why there is no decision In the matter of a new trial In the Kneeskern It is easily understood when the facts are After the verdict was brought attorney for the and County Attorney Nel son appeared before the court and re quested that the defense be allowed until the 16th of August to make plea for the new trial and the prosecution be allowed until the 10th of Septem ber to This Judge Taylor agreed So if a motion for a new trial is made it will be decided at the September term of If Judge Taylor refuses a new trial and the case is appealed to the su preme and the lower court is Kneeskern will not be He was tried under the indictment charging the murder of Van Brocklin and the indlctmenLfor killing perintendent of WILL STAGE A TRAIN Atrain wreck and head on collision In which two standard guage trains will be crashed together going 80 miles an hour and reduced to scrap was definitely announced as one of the features to be staged at the coming Iowa State Negotiations have been completed for the purchase of two 80ton loco tender and railway cars to gether with a long run of The wreck will be staged in front Of the grand Just far enough frqm the crowds to insure safety to the spec It Is said that the engines and other property involved In the event will value in the neighborhood of QUITS PROFESSIONAL Vance Mollree of West haa decided to quit professional according to the Des Moines That paper contained the following Vance former Iowa State University who played a few 5T The report of the committee gates was Smittle of Eden was congressional committeemair HVE Finch of Fayette senatorial commit teeman and Kent of Dover ju dicial The following resolution was re ported and adopted It by the Republicans of Fayette county in delegate conven tion assembled July that we take pride the long and honorable record of the Republican party in na state and That we endorse the national admin istration of President Warren Har ding and his and the state administration of Kendall and his That we endorse the entire republi can ticket nominated by the voters at the primaries on June and pledge that ticket our undivided and hearty support from now until the party is crowned with success at the election in That we Instruct our delegates the State Judicial Convention to Vote her husband still June The Board in regular session pursuant to adjournment of June With all present official canvass and the re monsjrance the removal of the county seat was completed and certi fied as follows that the total number of legal voters In Fayette is the total number of names on the petition to be counted by being Is not fifty per cent of the legal of said county as shown by said census and It further appearing that the num ber of names to be counted by law on the remonstrance exceeds the num ber of names to be counted by law on the petition by for the reasons hereinbe fore stated and the prayer of the petitioners Is denied and ft is hereby ordered that no election shall be held for tho removal of the county seat of Fayette from West Fayette to Fayette Dated at West this 28th day of Juno Board of Supervisors of Fayette coun Attest ARE WE ALL GOING TO JAIL Here are some figures on the peni tentiary population of population was June population was June male population was June female population was June male population was June female population was Gain In population in 27 years about 3 per cent per The past two years the male population has gained about 47 per and the female pop ulation about 125 per At this how long before we be there games with Des Moines and later went for the renomination of Judges to the Denver Western league Evans and and our dele is back in Des Mcllree states that he is through with professional It might be all right with a win but theres nothing to it when youre with a club that knows Its beaten it he Mcllree expects to pitch a semi pro game now and but has turn ed down several professional INJURED BY A serious accident occurred last COMING Major Fred who has been in Europe since is on the liner nearlng and will be at home July Holbert went France a Captain In the Remount and by devotion to duty won promotion to and was decorated by the French Since the war Major Holbert has been employed by the French government to reestablish the horse but on account of illness he was pelled to temporarily suspend his His Hoi who was called to France by his accompanies week when Herman a prom inent and wealthy farmer near Monti was thrown in front of the mow ing machine he was driving and had one leg cut off at the ankle and tho other very badly The team he was driving Owing to tho illness of his who lives on tho home Donovan had just returned two days before from Call forniu to help out with the summers work on tho A year ago he went to California and purchased a beauti ful home and a orange MARINES OPEN RECRUIT The Marine Corps Recruiting Station at the Old Post Office Des has opened a drive for Any young man who is Inches in height and eighteen years old or over is eligible for All branches of the Marine Corps are open and applicants who have serted with the Aviation or who are mechanically inclined are especially Further informa tion may be secured from the Post gates to the District Judicial Conven tion to vote for the of Judges Springer and XLTay the resolution before the convention but before the vote was taken Lucas of asked that a resolution specifically endors ing Smith Brookhart for senator be added to the resolution already pre sented to the This was ruled out of order on the ground that It should have first been presented to the committee on Followingthe adoption of the reso lution as submitted by the the resolution that was ruled out read by Greathead and its adop tion moved by both ot After a short the motion was declared lost by oral and upon the call for a standing vote the showdown 83 to The convention then The county central committee was organized as follows Probert of Vice Clermont w Executive Elgin Vern Fayette HEW TELEPHONE Denkhofl of dent ot the Interstate wasin town Tueiday and IpG the that a be built between here and Oi and another M4 Point ;