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   Chief Advertiser, The (Newspaper) - July 10, 1941, Perry, Iowa                               h- F Published Each Week on Thursday _ _ ___________ VOL. 5 NO. 28 PEtRY. JULY It. 1941.-EIGHT PAGES New Produce Building Taking Shape Many Attend Animal Farm Bureau Picnic at Adel Park Variety of Activities Featwvd pvrinr Where the TaU Corn Considerable has been mode on the new building for the Des Moines Valley Produce since excavating started on May 14. A large portion of the steel. and concrete floor has been laid iXXv. k L i r i p and men with rubber-tired wheel- barrows are busy trundling up tile for the walls. On the southeast corner glass blocks are already in and according to L. C- Mc- the construc- tion has reached the place where rain doesn't hinder work except when moisture is actually falling. For awhile rain presented quite a he and interferred considerably with work. Photo 1 n Decatur County Man. Sought For 14 Tears. Is Captured in Missouri ft Extradition Mbaovri Iowa The of a one-time Iowa man whom officers have sought 14 years for the slaying of Decatur county deputy sheriff was disclosed today by County At- torney Stephen V- Carter. Tlie attorney said Herb Pollard. wanted for the fatal wounding of Deputy Clint a gun eifirt -miles -northwest of here oh July pending an exped ttpn hearing farDroseei Sam former Luieville mer- chant. wanted for the slaying oted in Los Angeles in 1931. Carter who was Indicted for murder in October 1927. was arrested at June 25 by Sheriff Olin Dykes of Mercer culminat- ing a search in which officers had traced the 'man throughout the half of the country. F _ Pollard had been living recently under the name of Thomas with relatives at Albany and Sheriff Dykef got on the trail when Pollard visited another relative at Prince- Carter said. f Pollard is fighting expedition and hearing has been set before- the governor of Missouri for the week Of July 21. Court records relate that Pollard and Petty delivered some bootleg liquor to Louie Greenland near Iowa and refused to .take his check. A quarrel ensued and Greenland came to Leon for Deputy McDonnell. They met the men and the gun fight followed in which McConneU was wounded three times. He died the following day. Pollard and Petty escaping from a posse of officers and towns people numbering about 300. 36 Young Men Register In Perry For Army young men who have reached the cge of 21 since last Oc- tober registered in the Perry of yesterday for selective service. Be- tween 100-300 were expected to sign up in Daltas county-and as yet all haye come but .will. be announced Tas .soon .as' they have been tabulated. The 36 who registered in Perr Coal Contracts For State Institutions Are Awarded Appmiautrty 14 Deafen. Des The Iowa board of coal today awar- ded full contracts approximately to 34 aU located in s All but 10350 tons of the 127.- tons burned in 15 state insti- tutions in the 1941-42 fiscal year will be Iowa board -officials The exception covers the fuel re- quirements of the board's Madison penitentiary and the Davenport children's home. Illinois coal is burned tn those institutions. Board officials said the accepted Uds all were at the minimum price tovels fixed by the federal bitum- inous coal commission. Hie board rejected all bids for the mtchellville girls training school before because the lowest submitted was a 30c a ton above the prlot Donald Spencer Rte Z- Oscar Herbert Grove. Edwin Francfe 3t7 War- ford. Lloyd Merle RnraJL John Rwvell Angas. Engcne Vinton Rte. 1. fill C OCalfJl 91A 3H9MM. Herbert Glenn Utl Ottey. Jack William Eighth Joseph Frederick UU Lloyd Richard 1224 Dew- ey. D. Boaton. Roger Harrison TinfwaU. Perry. Robert Stanley Z115 W. Second. Caleb George 171S Jones. Joe Arcadia Bernard Kennetk 242t Ottey. Clarence Alfred W. 8th. Harold' tfncy 19t7 Fifth. James Thomas Rte. 1. Nace Vincent IMS War- ford. Wayne Randolph Foarth. Donald Edward M4 W. Fifth. William lames Koch. IftK First St. John Ayrfe 415 WarfonL Carroll Herbert MIS Wil- lis. Willard tee Ameri hotel. Lewis Dean Kirffe. Rte 2. Merle Raymond Yanders. 1. Edward LeRojr 1C11 5th. Kenneth EBsworth Rte 1. Carl William Rte. 1. Carl Forrest Z. George Errin Rte. Kenneth LeVtrae I6th and Lncinda. Clifford Carol im W Wilcox Injured in Auto Accident William 20. who lives north of received .several painful injuries Fridy afternoon about 5 whea the car he driving skidded into a ditch about a mile west of the bridge on the road under construction be- tween Perry and Dawson. Wilcox was taken to the Kings daughters hospital and is suffering from a fractured jaw and numer- ous cuts and braises. It is thought that loose dirt was responsible for the the car swerving and then plunging over a high embankment. 7 Expect Contract for Des Moines Plant Next Week Will Be Operating By January. D. C- The war department is expected to announce next week a construction contract for the small munitions plant to be built near Des Moines at an estimated cost of Senator said he had been advised by the war de- partment that the plant wculd be located 5 1-2 miles north of the city limits. It will be in operation by January. In Des Ira president of the Des Moines building trade said approximately workers would be employed in con- struction of the plant. Birmingham Named Revenue Collector Is Stale Democratic Chairman Adel Feed Sal Charged With Forgery f Ray .widely known Adel man who for several years has been engaged in the feed business and in the editing and managing of the Hereford Swine was ar. rested according to Aheriff A. Burger last Saturday on charges of Mr. a salesman for the Jamaica Feed at is accused of procuring signatures blank contracts purporting to sell Hereford hogs and then filling in the contracts for other hogs as well as using the contracts as security in j the purchase of D. Presi- dent Roosevelt nominated Edward H. Birmingham of Sioux Iowa today to be collector of internal revenue for the Iowa district. He will succeed Charles D. Huston. is Iowa state democratic a post he has held since 1935. He has served on the state central committee for 13 years. His new post pays annually and the collector serves at the pleasure of the there being no specific term. of Cedar Rapids. Is 79 years old and has filled the post at Des Moines for eight years. Four Estates Yield To State in j Inheritance Taxes Des The Iowa tax commission today re- ported collection of inheri- tance taxes from four estates. The the taxable value of each and the tax Clara and B. Independence. and Crowner 056 and 1.305. Julia Long estate in Huroboldt and An estimated crowd of S.OQO or more people helped the Dallas Co. Farm Bureau celebrate its twenty- third annual picnic. July at Ri- verside park. Adel. Iowa. The day's activities were many and extended from early morning till laie afternoon. The 4-fi boy's kittenball tournament featured the four district championship Colfax. Spring Valley- Beaver and Walnut- walnut beat the Spring valley-Beaver club in a hot and game featured good fielding and excellent pit- ching. Washington had a little easier time beating the Colfax 4-H boys in the preliminary ganje. final game which decided the Co- unty championship featured Walnut versus Washington. This game cer- tainly put the thousands of specta- tors on their feet many times' as Ale game surged back and forth with a 0-0 score until the latter part of the game when the Walnut club connec- ted to push a run across. This rai- sed Washington's dandruff.' and they started swinging their .bats to take the game with a final score of Washington Walnui 4J- The Linn township girls went ram- page in their game with Washing- subsiding the latter to 3. The Adel high school band the folks a much appreciated con- cert in the morning. is directed by Sigurd FardoK and ranks among the best anywhere. The afternoon presided over by Clem Dallas Co. Farm Bureau vice was well received. The Dallas County Farm Bureau Mixed Chorus rsang several numbers which the' crowd greatly This chorus has been under the direction of Mrs. Dale who deserves much credit for its success. Mr Ray directed the chorus July in the absence of Mrs. Peltsman and Mrs. Kenneth Royer accompa- nied the group. The main speaker of the day was Howard Hill.-president of the las County Farm .wno re- cently returned from a trip America sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation. Mr. Hill painted a most realistic picture as he described his adventures into and Uruguay. The Adel Cardinals handed the Bayard ball club a 6 to 2 beating with Gibbons winning pitcher and Bennett the losing luirt- er. The Adel club were hitting the and fielding well in addition to the fine hurling of Gibbons. Bates of Adel carried home the bacon honors by connecting for a a triple and a single. B. Gibbons sprained his ankle in the eighth inning and had to leave the game. The ankle sprain was not and Gibbons will be in the Adel line-up when they play again. The Adel Cardin- als are coached by Ed Parrish. The crowd July join- ed thousands of similar crowds else- where by listening to the nation- wide Civilian Defense program which was broadcast at P M. Evan Burger Legionnaire and Dal- las County Sheriff gave a fine talk preceding the broadcast in which he stressed the privileges and freedoms which are ours because of our fore fathers and the boys who layed down their lives in the last war. Thus brought to a close another County Farm Bureau picnic. A special note of appreciation is ex- tended to the many friends of the organization who worked gra- to make the event so success- ful. Baking Contest To Be Held H T Iowa Bulletins j HEAlk KILLED BY LIGHTNING Iowa. During a trr- hravy electrical licMninc struck in tnr taltle feeding of II. j. Carver farm and killed three steers. MOTOR BOATS CRASH ALL FIVE OCCUPANTS SAVED parfc. lava. ftirned by A. O- Cobb Des and Ray Thompson. col- lided west of Arnolds park. The Thompson boat just newly was sunk and the Cobb boat was waterlofted. The five passencers were saved. Spotuorrd by Commercial This picture of Ed. Fitzgerald standing in a 21-acre field of corn on the south edge of town gives further proof any is of Iowa's corn-growing ability. It Pioneer Farmer of Woodward Dies Photo also shows that the crop Is decided- ly ahead of schedule and this corn measures 8 feet in height. A lot of corn stands about this tall and is tasseling out. Last Rites for Anton Olson to Be HeM Tomorrow Anton pioneer farmer northwest of died at his home at 11 p. m. Sunday. Since an attack of influenza last MrT Olson had fiot been in very good and had returned re- cently from the Methodist hospital In Des Moines. Born July 1875 at the farm home of his parents near Wood- Mr. Olson had lived in Dallas and Boone counties all of his life. In 1901 he was to Miss Edith Small. Mr. Olson is survived by his a who lives north of and a Albert of Woodward. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Wednesday at Mr. Olson's home and at p. in at the Me- thodist church in Woodward with the Rev. J. H. Krenmeyer officiat- ing. Baseball Tourney At Adel Starts Thursday Several of State's Best to Compete Three Prisoners Escape F Flee in Stolen Official Car Des Iowa The Iowa Bureau of Investigation today reported three prisoners es- caped in a stolen official car some- time during the night from a pri- son camp at Iowa. The car belonged to the Oakdale state the report satd. The escaped all of whom were described as being the jur- isdiction of the Anamofia reforma- tory Steve Joe Robert Ma- Des Moines. Starting July and continuing' for ten the Iowa state semi-pro baseball tournament will be held at Riverside park in Adel. There is every indication that the 1941 tournament be the most successful ever held in the atate. With a dozen or more of the very best clubs of the state listed among the together with sev- eral of the the competition will be keen from the start. Clubs have been from Aurelia Storm Lake. Des Van Bayard and other towns and more will be listed before the entry list is closed. The baseball plant at Adel is a fine with a splendid playing field and ample accommodations for the big crowd of spectators ex- pected. LEAVE FORT DBS MOINES According to wore received from the port Des Moines army post two trainees from Perry have been transferred to other Theo- dore N. Lewis to Camp Leo J. WH- by to Camp Loiaiittna. Armyworms Causing Crop Damage arc causing considerable damage to .small grain and corn in small areas of many Iowa Iowa State college entomologists have found. They urge immediate control 2-Pound Baby Fights For Life in Boone Hospital DCS tors and nurses ncre are fighting ftor the life of a tiny mite of hu- manity in the Boone County hos- pital. She is Mary Ellen born June to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Guenther of Madrid. Iowa- The premature otherwise weighed two pounds at birlh but now weighs only one nine and one-half ounces. Kept in an Mary Ellen is fed a formula every two hours from a medicine dropper. She nurses relate a Mr. and Mrs. Guentheis. have two other babies. Ten Dallas Men to Army July 14 'The local selective service board announced today that ten Dallas county men will be sent to Fort Des Moines on July H. Pour will go from Perry. Those who will report for army training George Pete Perry. Herman John 27. Bonton. Jewell Herman Waakee. George Henry Perry Perry. Kenneth Humid Wipperman. Grimm. Lawrence Joseph CereUI. Waukee. Maurice Harry Dallas Center. George John Leonard Joseph Perry. Horticulturists Plan Show Despite Freeze Manwn Doc- Despite the disastrous freeze which wrought havoc among orchards last- Towa horticulturists are mak- ing as for the state- wide fruit and garden products show at the 1MI State Sec- retary R.-S. Herrick of the State Horticultural Society said today. Total prtle classifications lor or- chard and garden products at this fair will amount 10 Hcrrlck HAIL AND WIND CAUSE HEAVY LOSS AT WATERLOO Waterloo. Iowa. Severe and heavy damage was caused Mon- day nicht by terrific beating rain and hail A larce pan of the damace was caused to roofs windows by hail said to be almost as large as golf balls. The loss at one greenhouse it was will amovnt to CASEY GROCERY STORE HELD UP BY ROBBERS Iowa. The Raper Grocery store was robbed of by. bandits midnight. There claimed the three yovng SI to yean slight and slender. They fled in a IMt Mymonth with license plates placed down. FARMERS WIFE KILLED WHILE PLOWING CORN Iowa. Mrs. Mil- dred Rhevpori. 35. was plowing corn with a tractor when the tractor rolled into a ten foot pinning the driver to the she was rescued by neighbors bmt died about thirty minutes afterward. HAS UNUSUAL HOBBY RAISES COLORED MICE Charles Dr. J- E. chem- ical mannfacturr and makes a speciality of raising colored mice for a hobby. He features them in lemon and cham- paign. They do not know about cheese as food. Dr. Sabbwy says they make ideal pets.and can be tanglit tricks. FACES CHARGES RUNNING GAMBLING Up USE Iowa Bvrger raided the club-house known as the on Highway 32. just west of Polk County limits. Three slot machines and other gambling equipment was seized and Roy Green was ar- rested and held under a bond. IOWA SOLDIERS TAKE FURLOUGH IN TAX 1C A B Iowa. sol- diers from here were assigned to Camp La. They received furloughs late to catch a train so they hired a taxi and started for Iowa. On the way they had to teave the driver at hospital for an op- eration and they furnhbed their furlough by themselm by con- sent of regimental officers. LIGHTNING HITS BARN LOSS ESTIMATED Iowa. During a heavy storm over this a large barn on the Peter Bon- ich's farm was struck by lightn- ing. It took Just thirty minutes for the fire to completely de- stroy the barn and contents. LARGE NUMBER WHITE SQUIRRELS AT EMMETS BURG EmmetsburgT Iowa. Nature students and enthusiasts are much punled over the appear- ance of numerous all while or partly white squirrels in this town and many have written to various sources of informa- tion as to the cause of the phen- omea. Who is the Dallas County Pie At a the Retail t Trade Promotion committee of tile j Commercial club heid Tues- day it was decided to find the junswer to this quesuon by staging j a pie-baking contest in Perry on Friday. July 25. TOe contest win be held m conjunction irith the state elimination pie-bak- ing contests being sponsored tisroughout the slate by Fanner and Iowa with the winner of the Dallas county contest in Perry being eligible to SPECIAL AWARDS In addition to the IZ yvnes toUUinr whkh will be awarded the top en- trants in the every per- son entering a pie in the test will receive a free ticket the Perry theater. compete In a district tourney to be held after which the final championships will be held at the annual meeting of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation in November. The Dallas County Farm Bureau will cooperate with the Perry Com- mercial club in sponsoring the con- To make the contest one of ar- ticular interest to Dallas county the Commercial Club is setting up a schedule of 12 cash prizes to be awarded the top 12 en- tries. The first prize will be SlO.Ot the winner also having the privilege 01 representing the coun- ty in the district second prize is and there will be ten additional prizes of each. The pies will be brought to Perry the day of the contest and judged the same com- petent outside names to be announced are being secured. To guard against any possible sug- gestion of favoritism in the judg- the pies will be handled the contest by a system of names will not MK pear- on -toe their being num- bered Jn acordance With contest The sole rules gowning the contest pies are that all pies en- tered must be made with lard as and entrants will be required to sign a written certifi- cate to this effect at the time they bring in their pies. Moreover only two-crust pies will be the reason for this rule being the dif- ficulty of judging fairly between one-crust and two crust pies will be judged upon taste and quality of both cmst and fill- and the decision of the judges of course be absolutely final. Further details as to the the place at which the contest judging will take will be announced within the next week. Persona desiring information re- garding the contest are invited to vrHe or phone Charles Secretary of the Perry Commercial Club. Bumper Crop Is Expected Amer- ican farmers expect to harvest thto summer their most valuable crop of grain since 1929. Statisticians today estimated the prospective domestic yield of the four major oats And would be worth at market based on present Chicago almost more than last year. Although not all the grain produ- ced will be sold at disposal otherwise is expected to enhance the value of that portion even above market valuation. The valuation of around would be about 32 per cent greater than the worth of these crops in IBM. In major grain production had n valuation of al- most U. S. Expenditures are 5 Billion Over _ i Income During Past Fiscal Year Alnwst 13 Billton Spent by Government D. C. The treasury today it spent Including for defense in the last fiscal the expenditures were above income. The official review of the fis- cal year which ended Monday night showed huge Increases in both ex- penses and revenues over jwt- ceding year but made no mention cf the program for next year which includes of anticipated as a result of the defense program. Highlights of the last two fiscal years as shown In the statement Defense cttfe 000. Total 1939-40. 000.000. Revenues. 1939-40.   

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