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State Center Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 31, 1929, State Center, Iowa CENT FNTFRPRISF llllVl Volume 58 A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF STATE CENTER AND VICINITY STATE MARSHALL JANUARY 1929 NUMBER 5 SPENT FOR HOUNTY EXPENDITURES FOR 1928 m GREATER THAN THOSE OF PREVIOUS YEAR was spent by Marshall Ulunty on road work and bridges and flverts in or more Ian was expended in when the township road work for the year in cludes the reports of thirteen of the eighteen Io Bangor and Marietta not having made The summary disbursements shoVs j expenditure by the townships as fol lows Township road not includ ing refunds from the townsliip to the county advanced in the con struction of secondary township road township drag township drainage all other The money was expended as fol lows main was and i The report of the progress made tore than in 1926 when the aggregate during the year shows miles of He May Have jjgjJTwna By Albert Rcidl according to the an jJHal report of County lThe outlay on highways Was less than in and bridge culvert work cost the county compared with in ajid in The high cost for the last year was compared with in land in Of the spent for bridges land culverts in the last twelve months Ipractically all came from the bridge Ilund with only from other sour fees The of as shown by the engineers is as follows Permanent bridges and temporary bridges and cul Eepair 65 culvert material purchased for equipment and unused filling bridges and special such as channel Permanent bridge and culvert con struction included the following items Fortysix concrete including arch and five head walls constructed and cul verts one pony with concrete miscellaneous Of the spent on county came from the coun ty road fund from the bridge for railroad crossing improve from the secon dary road district special assessment and from other expended on highway Construc road built to permanent grade and miles surfaced with The condition of the township roads was as follows miles of earth road not miles of earth road built to permanent but not 2 miles surfacecj with total of miles in the township road HONOR ROLL FIRST SEMESTER The following is the honor roll of the Senior and Junior high schools for the first semester of the school year TWELFTH GRADE 90 13 94 12 Wilj ma 93 14 Fern 92 13 Bernice 91 14 Paula 90 34 Muriel 90 34 Louise 90 12 Lucille 90 14 Bernice 90 Robeita ELEVENTH GRADE 92 93 14 Maxine Brimhall 93 14 Gertrude 92 14 Lucille 91 34 Lucille 91 34 Edith Gerke 91 12 Ruth Keopke 91 12 Alice Wil 91 14 Viola 90 12 Lillian TENTH GRADE 93 14 Kenneth 91 Frimml 92 14 Ida 92 Frances Hilleman NINTH OR 93 93 14 know J AV 7 J could have we would be able to your ielieF waifer trus but JSouMer ajid the tariff 6 up aJl Jity time And 111 be J now how 1 aroiuuL to you nextSeptember TRIAL HERE LEGUME MEETINGS NOW BEING HELD 92 14 Thelma 35 special including railroad j 92 Josephine Cutler 90 gravel These figuresdo not include expen ditures from county funds on town ship except secondary The construction work included miles of finished grade at a to tal cost of miles of grav el surfacing at a cost of tiling and of at a cost of and equipment and tools at an expenditure of During the year miles of earth road were maintained by patrol at an average cost of a or a total expenditure of and miles of gravel surfacing were maintained in manner at an average cost of or a total of Gang maintenance in 1928 cost the county miles of earth road being worked at an average cost EIGHTH GRADE Pauline 97 Jane Wen 95 12 Bernjce 95 13 Loren 95 16 Gertrude 94 16 Lois 93 56 Dorothy 92 23 Jeanne Rob 92 12 Doris 92 How ard 91 23 Alice 12 Jesse SEVENTH GRADE Kathryn 97 13 Pauline 93 56 Verd 93 13 Dorothy 91 12 Gladys Hille 91 16 Doris 90 16 Elvis 90 The limestone and legume campaign in this county for 1929 began in earn est Monday morning with a lecture on the legume situation by farm crops specialist of the Iowa State College extension service at the home of Roy Shipton in Marion This was the first of a series of nine meetings to be conducted undeu Burgers direction in various parts of thecrtiinty The of the iowa Oj these gatherings is as follows Lis AntiSaloon League was here Monday comlj and evening to present a murder trial enj m Tuesday farm bureau itlecl Who Killed Wright Local a Wednesday leople assisted in the m Wednesday LaMoille ilaying the parts of a Thursday demons PROCON TEAM OF IOWA ANTI SALOON LEAGUE HERE MONDAY EVENING COLLECTID ASMirOTi STEADY INCREASE IN AUTOS IN COUNTY FOR SIX YEARS HARRY WENSEU UNDERGOES AMPUTATION OF LEFT LEG Wensel of this city has re ceived word that his Harry of was in a hospital at where he of a or a total of j had undergone an operation for the sheriff and similar Thursday Gilman and miles of graveled road being I removal of his left leg below the knee worked at an average cost of Wensels following or a total of In the operation was reported as not as miles of earth road was worked at an satisfactory as it might average cost of and 1 The cause of his trouble is reported miles of gravelled road maintained at as infection from teeth an average cost of In 1926 j Wensel lias many friends here gang maintenance on earth roads cost who knew him well in his boyhood per mile and on gravelled highj days in this and hope for a showing a mark his quick eel decrease in cost in the last two Other expenditures charged to main tenance in 1928 were Equipment and The trial was designed to bring Friday and Dillon out the prohibition enforcement situj as it progresses with the prosej Farmers throughout the county have mtion of Foster who played been notified of these meetings by the part of the and who is County Agent Harley in a alleged to have killed his best friend letter in which he points out the won during a drunken It contained derful opportunities afforded the Mar a bitter denouncement of the bootlegshall county farmers through the together with the maudlin sentlgrowing of more meut of the public and general indif ference toward prohibition on the part of some Albert state Secretary of the Iowa AntiSaloon League acted as the prosecuting and the counsel for the defense was George Ham Leagues In addition to represent ing the other parts taken by State Center people were as fol lows Fred judge Rose1 sheriff bail iff coroner Dan Fig bootlegger Mrs Eli mother of defendent and Katherine court McMahon acted as a principal witness and ten local people served as jury A model courtroom was set up in the church and the trial itself was taken from an actual case in an Iowa RUE SHOT HIWJELF FATALLY DESPONDENCY OVER HEALTH BE LIEVED TO HAVE BEEN THE CAUSE Th people of State Center were greatly shocked and grieved lust Wed nesday when Franz Uohde passed as a result of two self inflicted shotgun Kohde himself early in the using a gunge shotgun for the and fired the shot entering his body from the left It is believed that he was despon dent over his since he suffered a nervous breakdown a little more than week Franz was a native of State having been horn here on September He attended the local schools and graduated with the class of On January he was married to Pearl Evans at His Ernest passed away in this city on and his mother died on May last Since the death of his Fran a had been iisoclated with his two broth and in the oper ation of the Rohde clothing store in this He is survived by his his broth ers and two of and Miss Lizzie of this Always active and Franz took a keen interest in both as a participant and as a and was a popular favorite of the younger people through his active interest in their games and Of pleasant person he quickly made true friends of hisacquainUinces and many hearts in this city are saddened by the sudden death of their lie was a member of Tererstrial Lodge of this and the lodge had charge of the services at Hillside follow ing the funeral rites at the home at 2 on James Goad new gravel j ripMs of way for county and township yard J quarry 1927 paid in During the year miles of high were built to permanent and wern surfaced with That portion of the engineers re port showing the condition of the county road system on gives the following details miles of earth road not miles of earth road to grade and not sur miles surfaced with grav el or total miles in county The county owns two pita with an estimated valuation of The engineers report covering the AND STILL WE CAN MAKE ROOM FOR MORE METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Sunday school at Worship at Sermon The Loyalty of Union Young Peoples Society at Union Evening Service at The Gospel Team of Marshalltown will have charge of the PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Sunday school at Morning worship at Acvbrdirig to the of the motor vehicle com piled by deputy county motor vehicle tax receipts for the year ending to taled in Marshall The automobiles registered in the county for 1928 brought a reve nue of according to the while was paid for license fees for the 792 for twenty for trans fers of motor and was collected in additional The number of automobiles and trucks registered in the county from 1923 and has steadily the report while the number of motorcycles has fluctuated from year to The high year was in when there were 91 licensed this of was the high month for receipts in the motor vehi cle department and the report includes the month of December 1927 as that is the month the Ifbensos for the new I year go on January was next high est and from then on the receipts de The same is true of the receipts of the first few months for truck li but after that the number of licenses varies while the receipts for motorcycles fluctuates throughout the of church conducted the servicesatthe White hill of Marshalltown conducted the Masonic service at the Pallbearers were WA McMahon and Dan The flowers were cared for by Hille Dan Figins and Ray Those attending the services from away were Robert Fisk and son Lyman of Boone Mrf and parents of of Arthur Evans of Hunt and Major Floyd of brothers of and and George and Fred Witt and John Bolelnbacher of CARD OF THANKS The relatives of the late Franz Hohde desire in this way to acknow ledge their appreciation of the many kind deeds of sympathy tendered to especially to those who opened up the The fame of the Enterprise seems to be abroad in the This week we welcome to our list or readers two unsolicited subscriptions from former resi dents of this community one at and another at Fort Next week we want to welcome a few more of the folks nearer In no other way can buy you so much of the news of State Cen ter and its to say noth ing of the many other features of the Were all set to write sub scripttoii receipts all next 8 to and oth er hours ANNUAL MEETING OF STATE CENTER CREAMERY TUESDAY The annual meeting of the State Center Farmers Creamery will be held on Next February The days program will open as us JOSEPHS CHURCH Mass will be held at State Center on Sunday morning at and at Rhodes at JOHNS LUTHERAN French Grove Sunday school and services at Sermon on Psalm Theme ual with the big which this j The Holy Name of the At year will be served by the this service the installation of the ian ladies at the Presbyterian A special invitation has been extended by Manager Jessen and Secretary Brown to the ladies of the families of patrons of the creamery and to the business men of State Fallowing the the annual meeting of the organization will be held at Listons Reports of offi cers and election of the officers for 1929 will be held at this An effort is also being made to secure good speakers to address the gather newly elected church officers will take Walther League bible Tuesday vening at Johns Ladies Aid meets with Fred Hannusch Thursday after noon at PAULS LUTHERAN Sunday School at English service at A meeting of the Sunday Schoo teachers will be held at Luther League at ECKHARDT REELECTED SER GEANT OF DRUM CORPS Walter Eckhardt was elected again to the office of fisi sergeant of the American Legion Drum and Bugle Corps at the annual meeting of the Collections for auto licenses in this organization held Monday evening ounty by months are as follows Wormley was eleclcil second sergeant and Liston was re as business The members of the corps voted to ia employ the services of a drum and GUEST OF RAILWAY ON TRIP TO BLACK HILLS Dr Woods left Sunday evening for where he joined i special train from Chicago of sur eons of the Chicago Norwestern Rail The trip includes a weeks out ing to Rapid South Dakota with all cxpensenses paid to surgeons em ployed by the Mayo of Rochester is among the pominent surgeons enjoying the trip and programs will be given by these men during the slay at Rapid Woods also called on Pren tiss from Iowa City who is ill at the hospital in Woods re turn the latter part of the bugle instructor and Kime of Collins was He will give instruction to the members of the loc al corps and others who are The cost is small and Manager Liston announces that the corps would like to have several new members join the corps and take lessons from LOCAL FOURH CLUB LEADS IN ATTENDANCE The State Center MorryGoRounds head the girls FourH Clubs of the county in perfect attendance records by reporting six girls who did not miss a meeting during 192S according to the honor roll recently issued by Miss Ruth home demonstra tion The girls with perfect at tendance records are Lucille Hope Edith Florence Henze aad
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