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   Pocahontas Democrat  (Newspaper) - June 19, 1930, Pocahontas, Iowa                                 ANINDEPENDENTNEWSPAPEB  PUBLISHED ISTTHE INTEREST OF THE RURAL FBOPLE, EDITED TO AID IN THE FIGHT FOR THE ECONOMIC EMANCIPATION OF AGRICULTURE  6UME XXX.  Pocahontas, Pocahontas County, Iowa. Thur.iiüv, June U», 1930.  No. 19  larlton & >weii Sell Hakes Co^  ! League Convention at Humboldt Last Week  Ce Produce Firm ..' in Business for 28 Years  The Fort Dodge district Epworth ' L«agu(; convention was htld at .Humboldt lazV Thursday and Friday, June J 2 and 13. Forty chapters of thé i..'af?ue were represent-fd. The fo.lowing delegatc.s from I'ocahontas chapter were present: Elinor Brokcw, Eunice Carrels, Remice Alla'd, Vivian Beneke, Ben Thompson, Viora James, i>ougIa.s McMillan, iîiinor Hiatt, Loraine ctise .Nfcsterday, the whole- Thompson, Mary Dockal and Kev. egg and poultry bu-dness of Mrs. C. N. McMillan.  In the efficiency contcst, Poca-  Attend State Convention Dés Moines  Úharlton and Bowan firm of  became the possession of the i hontas placed third in competition  J. U. Hakes .company of T'lis includes the Uolfe plant aTid the buymg sta-throujfhout this section of glate which the Laurens firm ieoiitinue to operate. * ¡tams Seinett, who has been '''«dth t^e Rolfe plant for over eight fWn, will continue as manager GacSkkes.  . ChaJrU^ and Bowen have been ia thi wholesale egg and poultry InuiMlte for 28 years at Rolfe, ^' Hwatig most of the time it has Jbwn nnder the management of C.  I who was associated with F. B. ^iwlton. Bpwen has not made JUV^Biouncement; of his plans for the future.  XImI^ large, Rolfe packing plant itt BiOpe was destroyed by fire in ihe «^y morning hours of Dec. 17.  and J. R. Hakes firm is • ftm"^ the oJdest in Iowa. They iswif in business for over 40 Their Laurens plant has U facilities for packing bf p poultry and eggs for re-itor storage.  a. Svejda is the Pocahontas |ior the Rolfe plant and ■ Mell buys for ths Hakes ,t Laurens.  with forty chapters. The Rockwell City jhr-pter had placed first for three years, but this year Humboldt placed first.  Katherine Boozell on Divisional I^ogram for Recorders  More Marriages  Fewer Divorces  Recorder Kr.therine Buozell, Automobile Ck'ik, Lt'iina Kopriva ánd  Tht'r.:> %Yore 86 marriagos piT-fiirnu'd in I'ocahontas in li'^li as roniparfd w^th 82 in lf28. In i:i2;i, six divorces were granted her? as (ompaied with 13 in i;i2H. N'n !iiarria.çt>6. y^^re annulled in lilhcr year.  .■VccnrdiuR to the returns received by the .state department of 1 ealth, there were 21,S'Hr) mur-liages performed during _th«' year l'.»2'j, as compared with 20,ri2;» in 1!)2H, n/prcsentiiig an increase of  Cooperative Firm Met Sat», June 14  Manager F. A. Koenig Attends Ft. Dodge Convention  Carpenters Start  Work on Bakery  Clerk of Courts, C. G. James are ¡1,406 or 6.8 per cent. In 1!»16,  Clinton Twp. Fails to Elect 14 Delegates  )RB£S SERIpUSLJT * IVRED-^ii^ BY BALL  Forbes, the 15-year old |Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Forbes lite seriously hurt when he It in the eye with a base-londaSf. He and. sorilc other lere practicing b&seball when eldent occurred. The eye is Bwollen but the injury is not  IN TUB, FALLS IND CUTS WRIST ARTERY  Hanson, young Grant town-armer, had an artery in his severed.last Saturday eve-He v;aB bathing and slipped i tub. Throwing his left hand > catch himself he pushed his through ir window glass and painfully cut. The young [ who is a junior in the local Ischool, bled profusely before Itor could be called from Po-  kORE BOY AGED 9, HJURES HAND IN RINGER  klcy Porter, the tiine-year-oid KMr. rj)d Mrs. Hans Porter lUmore City- was injured last vhcn he got his rig^t Licanghi 111 an electric wring-fhe flesh between the thumb ifore ilnge): was torn requir-•tìtcbesi Shirley hwl been home jCro^a school for •at Vinti)« a few days. No i«niItB are^éxpected aa no or bones were broken.  At the primary election of the republican party, held June 2, 153 delegates -were elected from I'J of the 20 Pocahontas county precincts to the county onvention which will be held al the courthouse here, Saturday, June 28.  Clinton township (town of Rolfe) is entitled to a delegation of 14 but failed to elect delegates at the primary election.  The delegrtions will be found on page seven.  The conunittee men and women elected in the various pi ccincts are as follo^fE:  - Bellville: C. R. Peterson and Mrs. Corliss Wiegert. ,  Cedar: R, G. Brogmus, no committee woman elected.  Center: Frek M, Hudson and Mr», b. P. Malcolm.  Clinton: G. G. Butler and Mrs. Etta Syraes.  Colfax: None elected.  Cummins: 0. F. Young and Mrs. E. A. Peterson.  Des Moines: W. E. DeMill and Lena Vaughi..  Dover: A. G. Rassler. No committee woman elected.  Garfield: Randall Melson and Mrs. H. F, Olerich.  Grant: R. A. Crum^mer and Ida B, Oloson.  Lake No. 1: Albert W. Wiegert, No committee woman elected.  Lake No. 2: J. E. McBride. No committee woman elected.  Lincoln: None elected.  Lizardj John R. Wiegert. No committee woman elected.  Marohall: Edward Whanhell. No committee woman elected.  Roosevelt:', F. W". Hronck and Addy Grant.  Powhatai: George Shaw and Mrs. J. H. Pollock.  Shei-man: D. U. Strong and Mrs. Fred Hinricks,  Swan Lake: W. P. Hopkins and Madeline Sec.  Washlngti>n: J. L. Miller and Mrs. J. C. Ktchcock,  CmtfDELY BUILT CHIMNEY  NEARLY CAUSES FIRE  iittending tlie ¡i.nnual cunvL'ntion of the Statw- A.'.sociation of County officers whicii is meeting in De.s-•Moines, JU.^e 18, I'J ami 20. Today, at tiie recorder'.s divisional meeting, Katherine Boozell will ead a papjr on the .subject, "Can We Make <.hc Recorder's Office .Self Supporli ij^."  Clerk Ja>'Ks is a nienjljer of the resolutions conimiltce and also the legislative tornmittce.  The convention program calls or a general session of all officers which will be aildiessed by Mayor Parker L. Crouch of Des Moines,, City Assessor J. A. Town;;ley, of Waterloo and Attorney General John Fletchcr. .  The divisional meetings for memters of the boards of supervisors, auditors, tiretsurer;;, clerks of court, recorders, county engineers, :ty assessor.«;, and stewjirds and matrons, make up the larger part ct the progrnm., Each group has its own officers and arranges i)ro-gramiS and discussions of interest to their own particular ('epart-mcntsln the county government.  Ed Madigan of Waterloo, is president arc' John Haagensen of Jreenfield i.i ¡¡ecretary of the joint association.  there were 22,843 marriages performed.  Durinj; the year 192;), there were },;!00 divorcer, granted in Ihe state as compared with 4,076 in 11)28, representing an increase Lf 224 or !j.4;i per cent. In lOlC tiiere wore 3,301» divorces graiit-ed'. ■  There wen' 27 niarria;ii's anui-led in U'21», as compared witli 26 in 1928.  The eutiniated population of the fctate un July 1, li»29 was 2,434,000  and on July 1, 1928. 2,428,000. On the basis of these estimates, the number ot marriages pii 1,000 <.f the populution was i).0 in iy2D, ¡•s against 8..') in li»28; ■ land the number of divorces per 1,000 of the population was 1.76 in 10211, as compare v ith 1.C8, in 1028.  AUard Ojpens Modem Store, ' I. O. O. F. Blk,  MR. A.ND MR.S. C. E. WATT.S ATTEND SUI'RISE BANQUE!  Allard's Veriety opened this week in th^'ir new store, in the Odd Fellow building, with the most modern of counters, fixtures and aisplay equipment.  Three row.? of counters i-un the full length of the store. One runs along each w all and a set of horse-thoe counters aife in the center of the long store room. Thv grocery iiepartment is at the rear.  The countcrf. and woodwork are all enameled in red and black.  The wall display, against black backgrounds show the variety of merchandise ¿arried in the store. {Brackets ana clamps display the goods in stock.  The grocery department is arranged for a semi-self serve sy-s-tcm.  In all,the store presents an ultra modern arirangement.  The proprietor, G. H. Allard, stated, yesterday, that he wonld continue to operate a stors in the Madden building as well as in his new stand.  Harry T. Watts, business manager of th3 Ues Moines Uegister and Tribune-Capital, was honored at a suprise hamiu.et given him by those newspapers at the new Hotel Kirkwood, Monday evening.  Mr. and Mrs. C. E. V/atts, the former a roiher of the Des Moines newspaper man, qoet  Harry T. Watt.s has been with these Des Moines newspapers for 25 years, starting with them when he was but 19 years of age. He had attended the University of Chicago for^^«u.^ear8 before going into business. .  In addition to the banquet Watts Was presented with a leather golf bag and set of clubs.  At tlie aiir.ual meeting of the rti>ckhol(ler r..enilM?rs of the Farmers Cooperative 'company of I'oca-l.(/iitas, held al Hronek's hall, Saturday, Juni 14-» Ueit Kuiie of Grant townsnip was re-elected as a director i'nd L. L. Kupriva (>f .^'hennan tov.'iiship was chi;sen as a new meiiiLer of the board. .4n eight iier',c<.nt dividend \V«3 de-tlured and I-. A. Koenig was reelected manager.-  The follosi'ing officers v.ere reelected: J. -V. I'oduska, president; Erne'it Luth. vice-president; J. I', liartosh, Bvci'ttary.  The report of the officers and (!irectors was made to the lur^'st group of ;i.'ockholders who have met togeth'-r in recent years.  Monday, June 16, F. A. Koenig and J. L. I^'-ller, manager of the farmers' elevator" at Huvelotk, attended jhi- Farmers' Grain Dtial-ers a.ssocia^.ion convention for managers at Fort Dodge. Some ir)0 managers weie in attendance.  An impor.i-nt part of their meeting was the discuiision of proposed state li'gislation of special interest to the farmer-owneii grain companies.  In-the evon'ng, a banquet was held a"t the Wahkonsa hotel where Rev. J. J. Shore of Humboldt was the principal, aftarntinner speaker. .  Mr. Koenig reports that he met ^n ChrUt^Dsen at the managwr'« mmibtigi 'Vtm iom^'mhiim hi the office of the Pocahontas Loan and Title company and is now employed by the Farmers' Grain Dealers asii jcii^lion.  J. F. W;ilsh has contracted with the .Mill Owners Mutual Insur-;ince company of Des .Miiincs, Ui repair the building occupied by the I\>cah(intas Bakery and Cash grocery which .y.-as daniaginl by fire, June U). It will be necessary to replace the entiif roof and joists over the bakery, oven room atul storeroom of the building, besides other minor repairs.  Walsh an(l L. VV. Wehler, who, i>. helping him, .started work Tuesday morning.  Chas. Battershell, proprietor of Ihe biikery says that they will be ready for ilie regular routine of ! work by the la.st of this week.  In the meantime, the baking is being done ¡<t night so as to make way for the cal-penters during . the dav.  Farmers in Tour to la» State College  Doctor Sweeny Shows How Cornstalks Are Used  Local Library Board Sends in Annual Report  In Sanatorium L. Loy McMillan, .«on of Rev. and Mrs. C. N. McMillan, who has been employed by the Western Electric comj-.nny at Kearney, N. J., was transferred from the Beth Isreal hospital at Newark to a sanatorium near that city, the fore part of the week. He has been in the hospital for the past three weeks following a severe cold which cffcc c-d his lungs -and later caused a hemorrhage . A letter from him, received Saturday, stated that ho would probably be in the sanatorium for six weeks;  Cars Collide When Drivers Ignore'Stop!'  According to the report of the lical library committeii which has ju.'it been filed with the state de-^ I-.-irtment in Des Moines, the local r'orary had u circulation of;i,114 for the year ju.st clo.sed. One hun-i ied-forty-seven books were added to the collection and 11 'were lost-or worn out.  The larg.'iii circulation for any one day was 107 and the smallest two. The average for the year, for the 100 days on which the li-l rary is open, was 32 books issued daily.  Tha financial report made by Mrs. Isabel M. Ralston, chairman, Mr«. Gamer F, Parker, Mrs. W. F. Kimr iiM 'Wtg: Atmd AiHremti  is as followo:  Receipts  Balance held over ................$100.13  Donations ............................... 36.87  From KntertninmifntH ........ li»8.57  Fines t..............................14:40  Total ..................................... $356.11  KxpendilurCH  i;<i(>ks and pDj-.tage ^........ $120.00  I'eriodicals ............'............... 5.00  . While making chwges for the enlarged quarter of the North* western BeU Telephone company in the Hronek bnilding, wa» dU' covered that two of the eeiUng joints were built'' Into one of the «naU office chiioneys. A. L. Schill', tz sawed these «ff «ad «poB «e-, ... movinir 'the short «a>4a from the  GrinilßV discovered that im yean  tha Öre had »Uwiy mioMwed  DEMOLAY CONVENTION HELD AT E8THERVILLE FRIDAY  The district DeMolay convention wu held at Estherville, Friday, June IS. Tho afternoon meeting which began at 2 o'clock consisted of degree work and. business. At six o'clock a banquet was held in the halL After dinner the initiation took place. There was also a  t Semmsr Jr. the 19 year-«( Xffinmer, w|io Urw " toirn, Imd p«tt of off ñiday. hiMl ;ibBdiatattw>uDB^ muuf* ama tarn i(iaâiiiM «M foto Fort D*^ ( Ut of 'U« finféts  bi'^'^wm .m  tiw building. 11m diarved' wood within ui inch and a half oi  «1» pMttoB. of tlw J^^ whidi is ei^oMd to ^ '«ir.  FOBKBlt ^AL BBSIDBI^  BBBAKS ABU IN l^ALL  Mn. T. A. WSm^ iHtfK Ml laafc W«daMiUy  Here From Washinglon Mrs. Wi'l Hronek and daughter, Mary Linda, of Snoqualmie FaUH, Wash., arrived in Pocahontas Tuesday afternoon for a visit with relaUvesi and friends. They were met in Humboldt by Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Hronck. Mrs. Will Hronek and her daug^hter has been visiting in Minneapolis. They will remain here until Saturday when they leave for Saint Louis, Mo., to visit Mrs. Hronek's brother.  dine« which lasted to about 12 way thirough the wood. J larit jtf j^Vl^iL J^""* f'rrn'  ihil coiin^ were Geo^ Fidtrburn, David B^shbee, A. Baton; of Fonda #iui Robert Terry of PocaboBta«. - - " • • » ^_-  Scwls dirt Biç BdlttM Tte Eaiir«8lMtrg Demomt, toMKliiy monUiv, lamed a biy 24-paffB paper filled with nein itor-iaa. 'editarfal material' aa mt-ttmaliy lains ataomt «ft*  Failure to observe the state traffic law,; re(|Uiring a full stop before driving cnto a primary road, cau.se(l an ai'toniobile collision at the Four-w;iy corner in the west part of Pocahontas early Sunday evening. y  A HuinboP county car, driven from tlie v/e ,t collided with a Webster Qounty car approaching from the north along primairy road No. 10-17. The former was occupied by two men and the latter car by four, none of whom were injured beyond a few bruises. The Humboldt county car bearing the owner name of Earl Richeal is now at the Pocahontas Auto company's gacase te be repaired. It was damaged to tho extent of a sprung framt a bent left front wheel and fender, a broken light and radiator. The Webster county car proceeded under ita own power and wcs but slightly damaged.  Finding  lient .....  Kepairs I'urniture Foytage . .Supplies  and Fiturt's  18.0:Î 10.01)  2.00 4.48  12.r.4  Total .................  Balance on hand  .îlT8.r>8 ;$177.6(i  'OA,SIS' 10 HAVE  •^KW OPENING SAT.  K.C. Initiation  At Emmetsburff  ^ioFfeitiation at Kmmetsbwff Sunday. James Fay, the dtoteiet deputy iiis staff put on Ú»^ itiatíon. Those who attended from-Pocahontas weMt J. F, WcUb, J.im Meehan, ^nry l^hedi, Jfoo DariSf James Donahue) Frank' Xo" priva, Fred Booge, Fete Jftainw»> imd Jaek Shoehey, Merle Wabli, QÍ Oeanittm was also tfan».: ^bm kiUchta held a buquet in tha «nr*. ning during wliieh. iFrmk Xopilvyi uag a sedo aeeompaiiM  L 0. O. F. H0LD8  DISTRICT MEETING  Charles Lucas, the proprietor of the "Oasifi" a refreshment stand west of the Four-Way corner ha.s changed tin name to the "Red and White Servicc".  He has ch.nnged the name because of the color scheme in the new decorating;. There will be ice cream, soft drinks, lunch am! confectionary department. Charlie intends to specialize in five-cent hamburgers and coney islands. There will be an opening, Saturday afternoon between one and three o'clock, during which time the children will receive a little surprise. Thnrc is also a tabic for small picnics and a cottage for rent.  The i: 0. O, F. had a dlsfiter meeting Monday OTenlng, There were about 76 members from the towns of Rolfe, Havelodc, Fon^,  By C. U. BOWERS  Pocahontas county fanners who toured to .A.nies last Saturday were in a near cloudburst. The pour-down of rain began as the crowd was assembling at Manson. A few tars turned lack but more than a lunuired peoi>le" went on. Some ueie in the severest part of the r.iin .at Fort Dodge and Webster ( ily. Al Webyter City the rainfall was unusually heavy and aerea of tields were under water.  However, on arrivnitjcat Ames the rain ceased and a nii^ day was I njoyed. The, farmers and -their v.i\es \ isitc'l the poultry farm and ( airy farm before dinner. Then at the meat laboratories, the hoga, shei'p and dairy beef cattle were exhibited and discussed.  The men then-visited the experiment station farm and observed the crops, particularly alfalfa clover and filaris grurfs. There'the f'latis. grass was about shoulder 1-igh and seemed to produce on al)undance ot forage. It is adopts ed to high ground^ but Will grow en low ground even with water standinii oyer it. It is a perennial" grass. Alfalfa that was cut two i-nd three times per year was much better than alfalfa that had been cut four times a year. In fact lour cuttings had killed some patches.  At the poultry fan» the ladina  mm. J?® M.) .  ftraw loft poultry houses, men visited the agronomy farm where the plant breeding and fertilizer work is done. It was on this field that logold logren, 105 and 103 oats were developed, l.adies visit(;d tho floral garden:: and saw much beautiful shrubery and flowers. They al.so visited the i'epartmentí» f»nd the library, and beard Dr. Sweeny tell ^ of the research work tliey were doing with corn stalks and other lines. Among those making the trip to Ames V,ere the following: Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Russell and Kobevt, Mr. and Mrs. John Olson, Mr. and Mrs, Cha.H. Olson, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Patrick, Mr. r.nd Mrs. (',. C. John-sonj Mrs. Art Vaughn, At. N. Ives, Mr/ and Mrs. A. \V. IvcR, Mr. ; :.nd Mrs. Jas. DeWolfo, O. F. Young anil family, -Mrs. J. 0. Hosier, Nis Pehrendsen, Chaa and John Swalin, N. C. Dahlquif.t and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Loots, A. G. Quinn, Mr. Egli, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Chambers, Mabelle and Inga Uyen, Ruth Timan, Mrs. G. iUruthers, >frs. F. E. Carbon, l/ester Carlson, Mr. and-Mrs. L. S. Aschenbrenner, Bert Rude and family, Mrs. Jane, Ralph and Leon Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. A. Ei Nelson, Mr, and Mrs. J. M. Severson, J. Brinkman and family, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. .Freeburg, and Maurice, Virgil Strvthers, Erik Christoffers and August V/ies«.  "Sil.  Attend ConTCntion  apd PocahoBtas present."Thr pysJ  S. L. Mclntire and Clarence Ru-itolph left Wednesday for Mar-shalltown, where they will attend theJÍBdeilekcla-conYÍ>ntlon ..whicb  grant consisted of instrumental and vocal music, community singing, m moek wedding imd divorce, lea Cream and cake was served. The next meeting wül be held at Fonda sometime in July.  Poeahoatas Beats IBoIfe Poeahotttas brought home quite a '»leC^ 9ben our junior league b«a«ba9 tewa won from Rolfe Um by » Mm of 38 to 8. Bat* Uprki ibt PMdiontaa wens 0Uli-BcUBfiUmor-  Was held yesterday aiu} today.  Pocahontas vs. Fonda The Pocahontas Junior league baseball team will play the Fonda team at Fon^ Friday. V/e .ho^ the Pocahonta/i boys bring home the victory.  . .iPalmer Beat« Belfe The Palmer junior leagiw baseball team played tha Bolf« t«jp.at Botfa TiMMMtey and voa by a tetan* cf ÜO to Ö. INtttiM l«r Pribnw; AadÉfMoá and J«lttiMilb*' for>Bali* mi l«iUw*<.  Kitten ball enthusiasts will play on the high school athletic field this evening.  AttomgyrWold Bar Chautauqua  -'Äfc.,.-  -if  Attorneys m the 14th Judical district, comprised by the the coun- _ ties of Dlddnson, Clay, Buena Vla-ta, Etoimet, Fala Alto, PocahontMi Kossuth, uid Humbolt, atteoM the annual Lawyers' chautauqua at Creitent beach on East Okbbojl lake, last Friday and Saturday.  Those who attended from the tawn of Pocahontas were Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Berry. William and' Jaaoetfe, ]ir,.iuid Kn. A. J. 8h«w, ISmum^» CaibKiM aad Bobet^ F. P. B^ IK, It BBdN» «ad 1. B.  ;> .Ì   

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