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   Pocahontas Democrat  (Newspaper) - November 12, 1931, Pocahontas, Iowa                                 ....... .  Hisíorica! Dent „f r  OFFICIAL COUNTY AND CITY PAPER  POCAHONTAS/IOWA, THl^RSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1931  VOLUME XLVIII No.  Corn Corporation Is Ready To Loan  ■I  Money to Farmers  County Faimers Who Want to Hold Corn May G«t Loans  FOOD ALË, BAZAAR  AT FORD GARAGE  The National Com Credit Corporation, organized laai week , in Chicago with the Iowa Farm Bureau participating through Charles E. Hearst, president, who is a member of its board of directors, this week opened offices in Chicago and within the next-week will be completely set up and offering credit to farmers who do not wish to dispose of their corn on the present market.  Harry Laird Named Manager  Harry Laird of Des Moines, formerly manager of the Des Moines Com Storage Credit corporation which operated so successfully in 1925 and 1926, has been named general manager of the corpora-, tion.. Because of his former experience, it is anticipated that he will l)e able to set up the organization and get it under way in the shortest possible time. Tlie Chicagu office will be set up during this week.  George S. Milner, manager of the National Grain Corporation, was named president of the new organization; Earl G. Smith, president of the Illinois Ag^cultural Association, vice president; and George Ranney, vice president of the International Harvester company, sec retary; with Charles E; Hearst, president of the Iowa Farm Bureau, John Hogan vice president of the Continental Illinois Trust company, Mark Wood, fanner and banker of Nebraska; and C. E. Huff, president of the National Grain Marketing Association, forming the remainder of the board of directors.  An executive committee to act between meetings of the board has been named from board members residing in Chicago and includes: A. Banney, Eul G. Smith  Members of St. Peters Lutheran Ladies Aid will hold a bazaar and food sale at the Ford Garage, Pocahontas, on Saturday afternoon, November 21, according to an announcement made to-day.  Many homemade articles such as bed spreads, quilts, and table covers will be offered for sale. And of course there will be home made bread, pies, cakes, preserves and a large variety of other things good to eat and pleasing to the palate.  Schacht Garage Fire Damage Is Estimated $5,00(  Rebuilding Work to Start Soon Loss Covered By In-Insurance  Indians Lose Last Game To Rolfe  Lone Touchdown Deprives Pocahontas of County Cliainpionship  Last Friday afternoon, November 6th, the Pocahontas Indians took a trip to Rolfe to bring back the county championship for the year.  Calligan from Rolfe made many good end runs and smashes which cost us a touchdown in the first three minutes of play and nlso the game.  Calligan SUrs {(fr Kolft-  As the whistle blew Pocahontas kicked off to Rolfe and Rolfe was downed .on about Pokey's 40 yard line. Calligan then attempted .to make an end run but gave the ball to Greejn (their full-back) and then he proceeded to carry the ball for a first end ten leaving about 30 yards to go, for a touchdown. Harold Calligan then went around left end. Calligan smashed two consecutive lines and on the third smash put thè ball over for a touchdown.  During the rest of the game, Art Hudek was one of outstanding players for Poky. He caught many passes and tackled many men. Stelpflug also played excellent ball as did iParkor and Olson in the backfiejid. the line |J1 players a «otuist^ heMy  86. Year Old ^lan Cuts Trees  DRUNKEN VAGRANTS  (JET Itt DAYS IN JAIL  liiiB in CMcago, explanatory Ietterà of instruction« and ap> plication blanks are being prepared for those wanting loans or com. It is the hope of those in charge that banks, county Farm Bureaus, and others will cooperate in getting information and application blank3 to farmers who may be interested in holding their corn through this plan.  Steps necessary to obtain loans include the sealing of the com, drawing up the warehouse' receipt and making application for the loan; this application to be accompanied by the warehouse receipt and sent to the CMcago office from (Continued on Page Five)  waa  Town Councils  Ask Lower Rates  cahbntas' '¿oifl-ijne' especially strong,  Rolf^ semed confident of running a large score but had to be content with the single score of the first quarter.  The Indians presented the best game of the season. Their "rookies" p^layed like veterans and served notice to the county as to what may be expected next year.  The Lineup Pocahontas: Art Hudek, qb; J. Parker, r. h.; K. Stelpflug, 1. h.; M. Olson, f. b.; E. Schacht, 1. e.; R. Kennedy, r. e.; A. Andrews, 1. t.; A; Lindeman, r. t.; H. Green, 1. g,; H. Terry, r. g.; V. Hudek, c.  Rolfe: B. Brinkman, q. b.; Lo-kerse, r, h.! Lokerse, 1. h.; Green, f. b.; Richard, 1. e.; Shelgren, r. e. Hudek, 1. t.; Lothian, r. t; D. Brinkman, 1. g.; Amick, r, g,; hRF  Members of the town councils of Havelock, Laurens, Rolfe, Mallard and Ruthven held a joint pieeting at Havelock Friday night to discuss possibilities of securing a lower raté on dectric current. All of these towns are served by the Central States Electric company.  A representative of the company was present at the joint meeting and presented fa£ts on the cost of current production. No definite agreement was arrived at  ¡^30,000 Fire At ^  Alsrona Tuesday  The C. S. Johnson General Store, Algona,-Was completely destroyed by fiw late- Tuesday night. The building waa a two-atory double front Btrnctore. Brick fire walls to adjacoit bnildinga, a garage on  <me side iùd à creaidéry on thè other. Loyd Hockey of the Algmia ftre deiÉilxnent was aerioady in-jand ia fichting the Mass, which im detaoted at 10 o'clock Toeidsy  . Im ^ estimatèd at «SOiOOO  ssotìf party eomnd by to  IE"" ■ -r., ......  life  •  George Shannon Dies Tues, Night  Pioneer Ware Farmer Succumbs to Heart Disease At His Home  George Shannon, .pioneer Ware farmer and resident of Pocahontas county died at his home near Ware on Tuesday evening about nine o^cl^k. Death came p<9ctedly while Shannon was sitting in his chair. He had been about town Tuesday afternoon and was apparently well Snd in his usofd ¿0^ humor. Smrviving this pioneer farmer  Fire of unknown origin causcd a damage estimated at $5,000 in the Schacht garage at Pocahontas early Sunday. The alarm was turned in about I o'clock Sunday morning and the entire building was enveloped in a screen of detise black smoke when the Pocahontas fire department arrived on the scene.  The heavy smoke prevented the fticn from entering the single story brick building until the flaces were quenched by drenching the entire interior with water. The source of the fire in the stock room was then reached.  Office and .Stock Room Damaged  Damape done by the fire was confined to the front of the garage. Repair parts and tools in the stock room were a total loss. The officc and office fixtures, recently remedied and installed, were also badly damaged. Accounting book.s were found unharmed when the safe was opened.  ■ Among the damaged iurniluro in the office was a radio, which withstood the flames remorkably well but was humed beyond value.  Loss Is Covered Ah soon as the insurance company has adjusted the claim for damages, Mr. Sehact will remodel and rebuild the office and stock room, he announcoif. Mr. Schacht is the owner of the building, having acquired it several years ago.  In the rear of the garage were a great number of used cars and cars in storage. Most of these were unaffected by the fire, as far as it is now known.  11. F. Wii'pman, 8ii year clci j i'ocahontas ro.sident, ha.s ju.'it c'linipletod lutting two I'ord.s of firewood from tree.s on the court' hou.'so ground. Mr. Wiegman j helped to cut down one soft j maple and several large limbs from other trees, following the : advise of the landscape archi- i tect.  A miscalculation in the direc- i tion of fall narrowly cost the old pioneer his life, bringing to his memory a similar incident when he was a boy in Gemany. "I cfln cut down trees and make firewood," said Grandpa Wiegman, "But they won't Jet me drive my car anymore. They say I'm too old." His strength and steadiness while splitting and sawing' the ^ wood are those of the ordinary man of 60. Let's hear from more of such active old gentlemen.  Mrs. K. Flaherty Claimed by Death  Well Known Pocahontas Mother Succumbed in Rochester Hospital  Play Pocahontas In Chatty Game  Western Union College Reserves Play Benefit Game Here November 19.  The strong re.servc team of Western Union college, Le Mars, has been .secured to play a special benefit football game at Pocahontas on Thursday night," Noveml)cr 19th. The special game is. sponsored by the American Legion and Legion Auxiliary and the Pocahontas Welfare Association and the proceeds of the game will be used for welfare work.  The Pocahontas squad for the gamewill be picked from the teams of both the high school and Sacred Heart school and a special "all star" eleven to meet the invaders will consist of former Pocahontas football players. The Le Mars aggregation numbers a squad of fifty and has made a fine showing this fall in Iowa college conference games.  Probable Line-Up  The men who will enter the game for Pocahontas at the start have been carefully selected and  Two men named Ray Davis and William Allen were picked up at Rolfe Sunday night by town marshal Pete Anderson for drunk and disorderly conduct and brought to Pocahontas Monday morning.  The men plead guilty when arranged before Ju.'itice Crummer and were sentenced to ten days in the Pocahontas county jail. The place of residence of the two men is unknown.  Harvest Festival at Ware, Nov. 24  Farm and Home Products Will Be Placed On Exhibition Supper and Program  Autogiro Coming Here November 26  •>Caoi Smn m", the- «atogtaro  giStiivTrtbune iriU be in Piwahon-tas on the morning of Thaqksglv-ing day, Thursday November 26th, it has been announced. A number .of prominent Pocahontas men and women have received invitations to ride in the machine.  The plane will arrive here about 9:30 a. m., landing in the Shaw field.. Furthei; announcements will be made in the next issue of The Record-Democrat which is sponsoring the event.  PHEASANT HUNTERS  WELL SATISFIED  While Pocahontas county was not open, local sportsmen invariably reported good shooting in neighboring open, counties, most of them getting the limit both open days.  Among those who enjoyed the two days shooting was Maybelle Ryen, who is the teacher in the Garfield towhriiip school and is remarkably good at hunting and fishing. Miss Ryen went out Saturday morning and in less than an hour had her bag limit of three.  Pocahontas markets report a falUng off in last Saturday's business of about forty per cent, because of the many pheasant dinners serv^ Sunday in Pocahontas homes. Last year, when the county was open, the decreaso in business waa naturally grater. .  are five children, HUgh of South Dakota; Mrs. Floyd Seegar of Riot Mound; Mrs. C. Reed of California; Mrs. Maggie Peterson and Mrs, Luella Seegar. His wife preceeded Um in death several years ago. Fttneral turrangements have not yet been completed.  Funeral services for Mrs. Kath- i ryn Flaherty were held at the j Sacred Heart church in Poiuhontii.'i j on Monday moining, November 0th j with Father Wagener officiating.  The deceasefl'i was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs-John Harrold, and was born in Lincoln townsliip near Palmer on November 12, 1874. .She attended rural school and remained at home with her parents until her marriage to John Flaherty of Pocahontas on April 19, 1898.  Lived on Farm The newlyweds made tlvir home on a farm near Pocahontas until 1906 when; they moved to. town. Six children were bom to the couple, one girl dying in infancy. Mr. Flaherty died on November 22, 1919. Since that time she has here with on*. j|gighter and two of her wmu. ^  Three werics -ago Mrii. Iflaherty was taken to the Mayo hospital at Rochester, Minn., and it was there she died on November 6th. She was aged 66 years, 11 months and 24 days.  Many Attend Funeral  Pall bearers were George Logan, A.„C. Shimon, J. B. Pattee, Henry Doyle, Hugo Elsasser, and John Shors. The funeral rites at the church and at Calvary Cemetery were witnessed by a large gathering. Many were the floral tributes sent as final token of esteem.  Surviving are two sons, John and Lawrence, at home; three daughters, Agnes, at home, Margaret, La Crosse, and Mrs. Kathryn Harrington, Rockwell City. The deceased is also survived by three brothers and two sisters, Frank, Tom and Pat Hairold, all of Palmer, Mrs. Mary O'Brien, Pocahontas, and Mrs. M. A. Flaherty, Lake Andes, South Dakota.  Among those to attend the funeral from out of town were: Mr. and Mn. Matt Flaherty, Lake Andes; Mr. and Mrs. W. -J. Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bell and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Brule, all of Omaha; Miss Lucille O'Brien, Des Moines; Mi^. Olive Flaherty and son Clair of Fort Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Flaherty, Mallard; Mr, and Mrs. Martin JRaherty, Em-metsburg; Mr. and Mrs. M. "T. Harrington and Mr. and Mrs, T. M. Harrington-«! Fort Dodge; Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Harrington of Rockwell City.  The annual Ware Harvest Festival will 1)0 hold in the Ware M. E. church on Tuo.sday, November 24th, it . is annuunctid and arrangements have been made to make this festival imo of the most outstanding over lield in the county.  To Hold Auction Professor M. A. llaUser of the Iowa state college will judge and discuss the exhibits of farm pro-durts. 'Ilii'se oxhil)its will he (fn dis-  undergone rigid training and work-; , , . ,, , , , outs since the game was schedul-i\ ''"»'■'^«n''-. ed. AveraKC weiiht of this "all day from 11) a. m. untd 1  game  Average weight of this star" team will be about 185 Ib's. Here is the probable line up:  Ends, Kelly and Long; tackles, Hammes and Linnan; guards, liberie and McGhee; center, Uartosh; quarter back. Lynch; left half, Alexander or Lieb; right half, Hotovpc. This group of stars should be able, to' romp over the W. U's without much difficulty and it is  1). m. when they will be sold at auction.  Itlue Ribbons will lie given for first place in each of the following classes: .Men's Hivision: (K. ,1. Davis, Hup'l) ,11)0 oars yollow or white corn; 2 bushel oats; 1 bushel vegetables. Hoys' Division: (Louis Hatteberg, Sup't) 10 ears white or  I yellow corn; 1 peek oats; 1 iicik .VxiK'cted "sJtetitution" wiirbe made ! ' l'"'^ vegetables,  as soon as the game warrants it, i Hibbons For Women, Girls with a special team composed from In the girls,' division <Maudi'  Court In Session; Jury Gives $1,000 For Injured Eye  Mrs. Marcia Smith, Rolfe, wins $1000 Verdict In Auto Damage Case  Coikct  The PoeahontM Wdfan Assoel»-riU ctfUiiet I  tion wot  md ^ocidi' trtnib lor m^rmífí^ri  im;  Uiry and no One need give .nnleas so fafHwod.  On M<md*jr, November leth, these ecmiriliations fat poor relief wiU be ecOleeted. by mmOwn of fhe orgu^biatH Ckmtribtttoni tm asked to bmSlheir packages and Imt them m tiie poreh^ or have  tips m«9 iaMf ^ ' wBertlpt mSk'-WH^  the be.st material of tin; two "".hools.  Reserve Line-Up  The boys from the high school and Sacred Heaii schools who wil participate in the game will pt»-babfy be as foltows: ends, Km^y and McCartan; taektes; and Andrews; guards, Shaw and Olson; center, V. Hudek; quart-back, A. Hudek, left halfback, Stelpflug; right halfback, O'Brien; fullback, Kelleher. Grant, Hammes, Alexander, Long and Lynch have been working with both of these probable line-ups' and will have scoring ,  them working with machinc-like scoring precisiori by next Thursday from all indications.  The charity game will be called promptly at 8:80 p. m.  Plover Boy Is  Injured By Car  Lawrence Henderson, six year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Henderson of Plover, was struck down by a car driven by Gus Peterson of Pomeroy Friday afternoon at 4:80. Mr. Hendiirson, three sons, and the hired man were driving hogs from the south side of the road and when the boy started to cross the road he was knocked down by the on-coming Peterson truck.  Examination disclosed that the left leg was broken above the knee and that there were many lacerations and bruises. The boy said he did not hear or see the car coming. The truck was owned by G. B. Peterson of Pomeroy, Hie lad will recover "  Dexter, Supt.) blue riblton» will be awarded for the best exhibits in any of the following: plate' of fudge, penuchi, divinity or hard candy; pint of canned meat, vegetables or fruit, glass of jellyi Jam or piddea; <Hie dosen doughnatsf dozen suur, moUasses, drop or cooldbi  Women may make entries in any of the following to compete for blue ribbons: one quart canned, meat, fruit or vegetable, jelly, jam or pickles; pies, including pumpkin, raisin, apple, cheery or lemon; cakes, including sponge, angel food, sun shine, '; butter cake or fruit cake; reed work, baskets or trays; needle work. Mrs. .Paul Bloudil will act as superintendent in this department.  Thanksgiving Supper Mrs. Carl Hatteberg of the serving committee is planning' to sei-ve lunches all day long and a complete "Thanksgiving supper will be served in the evening. After the supper a program will be given.  "HARD HOMBR'E" HERE ON BARGAIN NIGHTS  Friday and Saturday nights, November 18-14, are bargain nights at tJie Rialto Theatre again. Bfr. Bouma announces, and "The Hard  prodoetlon for this week-end.  It's a Western built for laughing purpose as wdl ea thrills, and while it contains the fast action and hard ridhig that makes ont-dooit entertainment so ideal for the screen, advance reviews from the coast daim. it to be the funniest oi 'eaiiwit commedies.  'a>irigiUe comes here Sands^, ÌSaaàa and Toeaday« Movaaber  Tlw plot centers àboat Pieroe, ace Navy sviato^ iilw^  (mnkmm » «rieMtjr onPtoge]^)-  fHlB|gn(ilf «p "  HEIFERS, HOGS SELL  HIGH AT SHAW SALE  Sioux City Team. Defeats S. H. 43-6  Sacred Heart Eleven Gets Lone Touch Down from Heavier Team  Two auto damage cases have been disposed of and another wag started on Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, in the present session of the circuit court. Judge James DcLand is presiding.  Court was convened on Monday morning, November 2, and the jury was selected for the first case, Hes.senius vs. McAttee, an automobile injury and damage case. Both Hessenius and McAttee make their homes in Laurens. The accident occurred on August 23, 1930, on the Laurens-Mallard road. McAttee drove onto the highway at an intersection and according to the plaintiff's contention drove way beyond the center of the road before he turned down the highway.  Verdict for Defendant  To avoid a collision with the McAttee car the plaintiff alleged that he was forced to swing his car off the road with the result that the car over turned, and Hesseniu.s' boy rt'cf.'ived a broken arm and injuries to the head, and the other three occupants of the Hessenius car were lacerated an<l otherwise injured.  llosHcnius sued McAttee for $785 to cover loss of services and the bill f.)r medical treatment. The plaintiff's contention was that good sportsmanship and common decency obliged the defendant to pay these costs in view of the fact that the accident occured in preventing a collision with the defendant's car who, the plaintiff alleged, was negligent in driving. The defendant plead that he was not the direct cause of the accident and therefore not responsible for damages. The jury was out seven hours after the case had been pre-scnted-Md-fteallr- brooght in a venUet for McAttee, aUowhig no-; ing to the plaintiff. Gilchrist end Gilchrist of Laurens represented out of the. same acident for In-the plaintiff. Another suit growing juries to the boy, Walter Hessenius, is pending in the amount of $2;-600.  Smith vs. Shrelner  The second case . was also kn automobile damage case between Mrs. Marcia Smith and G, C. Shreincr of Rolfe. 'ITie car driven by Smith collided with the Shrein-er car near or on the Lirid Creek bridge north of Rolfe this spring. This suit was one of a series of suits all growing out of the same accident.  The plaintiff in this suit was riding beside the driver and received an injury to her eye which will in all probability impair her eyesight. The point under diBcusslon was on which side of the road the (Continued on Page Five)  The new confidence farmers have gained from the upward trend in com and livestock prices was actively reflected in the bidding at the auction sale of the Pocahontas PairyjheM here Tuesday. Biddlnog was livelier ai^ prices offered higher than at any similar sale h^ here within the past year. Lindeman and Beising were the auctioneers.  Eleven head of guernsey heifers were offered and with the exception of those later withdrawn from sale brooji^t from |70 to |40 each. The hogs that were offend were sold et hetté» Uwh market top priées. Hadiinery did not move quite u weU as Stock, bnt Uddfaig VMS eoMdderaUr better than at otiMr sale* Item ta fhb>ieiiiit7 tUs  in an interesting game on the local field last Friday night, the Sacred Heart football team engaged the Trinity Prep's of Sioux City. The game was well played by both teams. Trinity having a much more powerfiU array emerged victor by a 48 to 6 score.  Trinity's smooth attack with good blocking and an average weight advantage of 20 pounds enabled them to almost crush the locals, All their touchdowns were made by repeatedly making good gains through the line and around end. They did not outclass the local boys, howler in the brand of  November 22 Is  Harvest Sunday  Sunday, November 22, has been designated as annual Harvest Sunday in Iowa according to an announcement made to-^lay by Chas, E. Hearst of the Iowa F, B, Federation.  "We particularly want people living in towns and cities to get out in the open country and visit the country church on Harvest Sunday," Mr. Hearst said. "But in the event they do not go to chtirch we want them to motor out hito the country, to drive leisurely alorfg the way, and stop and call at their neighbdr farmer friends' homes."  football played,  ^acredHeart, sev^ times made wonderful gains almost breaking loose for a touchdown. The boys did have enough fight and footbaU ability, however, to pudi their big opponents backward and work the ball oyer for a touchdown, from mid-field in the second half.  GUmoré MaU '1:0 Arrive  Train time co the IT. * 8t L. mimiteei soitiíat the '  NEW MAYTAG IS - LOWER IN PRiCE^  The new Maytag washing machie is hot only lower priced than any liaytag before this new model but also offers many festtms; never offered b yrmMng igadifaies before, aecording to R. a Honter, Focahtmtiui eonnty Maytag dealer; The new modeT wm pbced oh tbe  UMikefe kuA "At a new low Vr.  of mjor  ^ 1 >f V  fv  ■-fi • . ■■ »   

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