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State Center Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 20, 1929, State Center, Iowa STATE CENTER A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF STATE CENTER AND VICINITY Volume 58 STATE MARSHALL JUNE 1929 Injured In Automobile Crashes Sunday Two SmashUps Occur at Corner Four Miles North of Town Five people were injured in two automobile crashes near this city Sun both accidents occuring at the corner of the Clemens Road and the tlartland Road four miles north of Shortly after eight oclock in the morning a car driven by Art Henze of this city collided with another car containing his son Lyon and the latters wife and daugh ter of The Lyon car turned over by the impact and the elder man was badly He was brought to this city by Harold Eldridgeof and an ambul ance from Perry came later in the day take him to his The Lyon car was going east on Jhe Hartland the family being on their to DeWitt Later in the day on the same cor APRIL GAS TAX RECEIPTS OVER THE MARK Marshall Countys share of the state gasoline tax receipts for the month of April amounted to accord ing to announcement from the treas urers This return compares favorably with the amount received for April last when the countys share was but is far below the 1927 mark when the county received The April report is the first one this year to show an bad motor ing conditions during the earlier months being responsible for the small amounts collected in th first What Do You Do If the Parachute Doesnt Open Carl Foote Buys Figgins Grocery Takes Possession Figgins to Go to Mar shalltown State Center was to find Monday morning that it had a new grocer engaged in business Carl of having pur chased the grocery store formerly operated by Dan taking possession at a car containing the Conrad Hare family of Marshalltown collided a car driven by Clarence Frimml of State Harestad Benson in Forthe present badly cut and bruised and two daugh1 Mr and Mrs Fjggins WJH remain as Figgins has been engaged in the grocery business here for several purchasing the business from ters and a six months old baby also suffered slight cuts and Harestad and Frimml escaped in A rumor was prevalent here yester day that the baby had died of its in juries but the Enterprise has been en tirely unable to secure any confirma tion of this BOYS INJURED IN AUTO WRECK HeadOn Collision at Foot of Mile Hill Monday Evening While returning from Marshalltown Monday George Wea ver Connelly and Archie rid v with a drive by Tom darmody at the foot of the four mile hill west Both cars were bad ly residents of this Figgins ex pects to go to Marshalltown soon to take an part the Bailey Boys bottling in which he has acquired an Foote is not a stranger be ing a son of and of west of For some time he has been acquiring experience in the gro cery business in the employ of Stock of Moninger Named For High State Honors of near Mar has been nominated by friends for the first annual award as champion farm woman of ac cording to word Iowa State Fair The fair in coopera tion with the farm bureau and other Former Resident Died Saturday at Dewitt Home Hall Died after Long Suffering as a Result of Stroke Farm Bureau to Hold Picnic at demons INSTALL VAULT Allison suffered a cut on his statewide is seeking Connelly received many cuts and he owa farm woman who has ren derert and Pfantz escaped The boys say that they were blinded by bright lights on the Carmody and struck a culvert at the foot of the which threw them in front of the Carmody Carmody also suffered cuts on his right Many Attend Services for Kenneth Monroe An unusually large number attended funeral services for Kenneth Mon son of and Mon which were held at the home at 2 oclock Thursday with pastor of the church in Burial was in Hill cemetery The pallbearers were Vernon Fer Dowd Carl Donald Richard Yordy and Forrest young friends of Ken Those caring for the flowers Nellie Lillian Dorothy Henrietta Florence Henze and Mildred In attendance from out of town Wensel and son Ar thur of Webster City Bessie Monroe and son and Glenn Cher okee and Harold Ellis and May Sac City and John Leiter and Miss Elsie Ston and Harry Mon roe and and John Stouffer and Carl Watson and Miss Bessie Marshalltown George Ackley Anna Van Cleve and Mary Ransom and Miss Wilma the most constructive service to her her family and her com From among the hundreds of nominations received from all of the state the outstanding farm wo man of each county will be chosen this and later the outstand ing woman from each congressional district will be These eleven district winners will be guests of the fair management at special ceremon in their At that time the judges will select the final who will be awarded the title of the outstanding farm woman of Central State Bank Installs Modern Safeguarding Device j The Central State Bank has just I installed a notable piece of vault e a modern invention which will be recognized as a important safeguard for the lives of customers and Most people have an idea of the very unpleasant sensation of being I locked up and helpless to get Add sensation realisation that Marshall County Farm Bureau the supply and that no will hold its picnic at demons more can be obtalnedand the Park on June County satjon becomes a Agent Harley Walker and his assist upon thjs a ing committees are making plans Qf Uie that bank vault a large and a good time builflers have wolTied over for Will Hold Annual Athletic Carnival Today Ray Stouffer received word early Saturday morning of the of former State Cen ter which occurred at the Hall home in on Friday evening at 6 Hall had been ailing for two years as a result of a who was born Minnie lived in and around State Center until 1900 when she and her husband moved to Hall was station agent for the North West ern railroad at this point for many He is at present station agent at Besides her Hall Is survived by three They are Sydney of Clinton and Misses Verona and Lillian living at She is also survived by a Charles of and a ot Long Funeral services were held at De Witt on Sunday afternoon at 3 oclock end the body was shipped to this city for Mercer had charge of the burial which was held here at noon Those attending the services from out of town were Hall and laughters Verona and Lillian of De Witt and sou Sidney of Clinton of Long California and Miss Emily Kel Bell and Moore of DeWitt Large Attendance Expected At Annual Gathering Tomorrow SIXTEEN GIRLS REPRESENT COUNTY AT FOURH MEET Marshall County was represented at the annual state girls FourH Club convention at Ames last week by two club leaders and sixteen girl delegates in addition to Miss Ruth home demonstration Thirteen of the county girls clubs sent delegates to the convention and several of the Marshall county girls took part in the convention Creamery Hits High Production Just as evidence that the State Cen ter Farmers Creamery is still doing we chronicle the fact that our creamery produced a total of pounds of butter during This represents an increase of pounds over the 1928 production for the same is promised to Bank vaults have to be to The days program will begin at ten present any effective resistance to oclock in the forenoon with a ball game between two teams of the live stock club One team will be captained by Keith Collins and the other by Richard Following burglars and they generally are e quipped with timelocks which mean once they must stay closed until the allotted moment for Program Starts With Big Street Parade at and Lasts AH Day Special tothe June business men of Colo have arranged to hold their Eleventh Annual Athletic Carni val June at the high school The affair will start at in the morning with the usual CalaThump parade and con tinue until the dance is over at mid HOIT QUITS PHONE OFFICE ON JULY 1 Will End TwentyTwo Years of Ser vice in Local Exchange who has been employed in the local telephone exchange for the past 22 has resigned his position as manager of the exchange for the Central Iowa Telephone and will leave the employ of the com pany on July Dodd of Collins will come here as we are Hoit has made no very definite plans for the He states that he has several opportunities in There will be music by the Zearlng intends to take his time about de this the girls will play a the two teams being under the lead It is no uncommon thing for some one to be locked up in a vault acci band at noon and again in the There will be the usual picnic din iner at the school grounds at noon and Cicling what work he will go For the present he plans to take a vaca tion for a ership of Clarice Nichols and Marcella Also it is a common prac tice of holdup gangs to drive bank The big picnic dinner will be en joyed at and the Minerva band will play during the noon hour and Af one oclock there will be a short stunt program of games of various in which all may At two president of the Iowa Farm Bureau officers and also customers who may be in the into the vault and there lock them Thus may be appreciated the worry which has troubled bank and the problem which up to this time stumped vault But it is now solved by the Vault this will be followed by the races and j During Holts service as mana special At four oclock the Keiof the local he has seen Collins and Maxwell ball teams will meet on the diamond at Nilands sta These teams are long time riv als and each has won one game this i will address the gathering and at j manufactured by the there will be a big ball game between the live stock with the north half of the county and the south half seeking to determine the champ Sunday School Workers to Meet at LaMoille Emma Adams and Miss Maude Adams of Oelwein visited over the week end at the Parker Adams home and with relatives at They were accompanied home on morning by Miss Virginia Adams who spend several weeks visiting The annual meeting of the south west district of the Marshall County i Sunday School Association will be held June at the Congre gational church at The days program will Include the regular Sunday School session at 10 oclock with a speaker from the ex tension department of Iowa State Col On Tuesday of last week the at at 11 This ery churned of a speaker will treat some phase of rural pretty big production for a single Miss Ruth lessen had the misfor tune to break her arm IOWA J Iowa built oneninth of all the concrete roads built in the Uni tedStates last At noon a basket dinner or a picnic lunch will be each group bringing its own Coffee will be furnished by the La Moille The business meeting will be held at 2 after which another speaker will bring a message to the John Neuenschwan der of Melbourne is president of the association and Hilleman of this city is McClintock Company of which is the improvement the Central State Bank has just Ordinarily this equipment on the outside of the vault the stern and uncompromising face of the pol ished end of a cylinder of heatresisting steel so that the burg lar at once recognizes it as the poor est possible place to attempt to at tack the But if anyone within the vault finds the need of or can unlock the steer core of the cyl inder and withdraw it and then slide into its place a ventilatingshaft e quipped with a highspeed electric The result is ample air supply for any number of people that may be crowded into the air be ing drawn in while foul air is forced The Central State Bunk is to be commended for thus safeguarding the lives of customers and At in the morning will e the annual game between the town nd country Among the special contests for hich there will be prizes given in ad ition to the games and field fill be Largest family fain y coming coiiple married newest married tall st woman man with longest smallest auto oldest esident Albert and John Maflby accompa i nied by James ODonnell of Colo spent and Wright of Hamp ton are the parents of a baby girl born at the Woods hospital Saturday eve Wright was formerly Miss Mary a nurse at the Woods The baby has been namei Theresa Misses Helen and Katharine ad Elizabeth who are employet at the Donnelly Corporation in Nevad many changes and improvements come in the telephone which was but in its infancy a quarter cen tury Marshall County Sues for Breach of Bond Contract Old Settlers Picnic at Marshalltown Today The annual Marshall County old Set lers picinc is being held at Marshall at Riverview Pioneers of the their families inrt the public are to meet at the park n the morning for a social time and program will be held in the after opening at with an hours oncert by the Marslialltowa high school An address of welcome s to be delivered by Cona and the response by John for several years presi lent of the Old Settlers Musical short addresses and readings make up the remainder of the with the principal ad dress by Northup of Marshall Suit has been filed by the Marshall county board of in the Scott county district against the George Bechtel Company and the WhitePhillips both of for judgments totaling charging that the bonding inns named as defendants broke con racts to purchase Marshall county onds in The suit against the WhitePhillips Company alleges that the latter con racted to take of the bonds f Marshall county drainage district July but later repudl ited the The county claims o have lost in the disad vantageous sale of the bonds to an ither the suit against the Bech el company alleges that the bonding inn contracted for worth of and bridge The defend int is said to have accepted worth of the bonds but refused to ac ept another lot of These ater sold to the WhitePhillips Com pany at a loss of about it ia The county seeks to collect the amount of the Farber of rep resents the county in the and Joe Schilling of Det George Gregory am daughter Gertrude of Marshalltown and Schilling were Sundaj RusselJ Ginter and daughter Barbara of South Dakota came Friday to visit a few days at the home of and Ray They left Sunday at Rochester with spent the week end at their guests at the home of and Tuesday for Iowa to 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