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West Bend Journal (Newspaper) - September 24, 1931, West Bend, Iowa VOLUME XLIII WEST SEPTEMBER 1931 NUMBER 34 Facts About New Motor License Laws Kvery person Who expects to l vehicle on thepiibli must have an operators chauffeurs Tin cense is ami the license every person except chauffeurs is twentylive duplicate license fur is twentylive chnuirciirs license for license can only be made in the conn y of the Smcial permit to drive to and from sdiool may be issuer to school children between the ages of fourteen and fifteen years any person fifteen years of age or older must have an operators Application tor license is made at the office of the sheriff in the county of the applicants and the application for the license must be niatlc in person at the sheriffs If the applicant is under eighteon of the must be signed by the if the child living with otherwise by be mother or the guardian having custody of the and enth applicant mils sign the application card and swear to the By September 25th the sheriff of Palo Alto county will have application forms to accept applications for the drivers Among the questions and Informa tion you will be required to give are white in color eyes color married or Are you familiar with the motor ve hicle laws of Iowa Have you ever been convicted of violation of the motor vehicle laws this or any other state If where How long have you driven u motor vehicle intended be a complete statement of the entire but is merely to inform 1 cople interested in driving tin automo bile as to where they shall apply for their license and the kind of applica tion they must sign to enable them to operate a motor vehicle in Another new auto hiw which goes into effect January Tsl requires Ihat horse drawn or other vehicles display a light or after and until Here is no motor vehicle or Tailor shall be permitted to carry an TOPNOTCHERS byKET load extending beyond the fender on Mie left hand side WBJ in1 of the hftct accident rc SBTf IHTlif injury If state Do you carry liability insurance Do you have any physical defects that might affect your operation of a motor vehicle If Is your sight or hearing impaired any way Have you ever had an operators li cense Where Has your license ever been suspend ed or revoked Why Do you understand highway warn ings or direction signs in tne Engllsti language Do you know that false statements herein will cause license to be revoked The license is issued not ny the sher but by the ftate Vehicle De partment direct from DCS When the license Is received the to whom it Is issued must sign the same ami have it in his possession all times when operating a motor The license will ho sent con sisting of three and whenever a violation of the motor vehicle law occurs the magistrate or judge shah detach one of the license and the same to the Motor Vehicle Depart ment in Des Upon three min or violations of the motor vehicle law the license is automatically and the license is also automatical upon the operator tielng con victed of a number of different The license is Issued for a period two The owner of several cars or trucks needs only one license ami1 hi should have his certificate of regisra tion with him when he applies to the sheriff for his application for a In case person loses their license other than by suspension or they may for a new which will cost anyone making said applica tion twentyfive The person McClLLOl Michael OConnor of near Km metsburg and Miss Wilda MiCul lough of West Bend were united in marriage at Blue on September The cere mony was performed by a justice of the pence in the presence of and John Flaherty of The bride is a daughter of and well known farmers of south of She is bright and winsome yining lady and if popular with her many She is possessed with those splendid quali ties that are essential to a line home for I lie man of her The groom is a sen of and OConnor of near He is a stranger to the writer hut is said to be an excellent young The Jour nal joins with a host of friends in wish ing them a long and happy married WBJ Golf Tournament Was a Success The golf tournament held Sunday and Monday was a decided Some of the games will live long in the memory of the Of one side lost and the winners were duly banqueted at the Silver Cray Cafe Tuesday Following the eats a business meeting was It was decided to lease the fpr an Next Sunday about twenty golf play ers will come from Riiigsted to trynnd take the laurels from the Is Ringsteds first year in goif but they can really ho classed as seasoned veterans when compared with some of West Bends How when they get through next Sun day they will know they have had a Reid Is Itamc Reid was brought home from the hospital at last Thursday evening by II will he remembered that be bad his left leg broken above the knee in an auto accident near Fairmont on July 22 and since then he has been conlined in n It was a very bad It was necessary for him to return to Fairmont Tuesday of this week for another XRay which showed that everything was Foley and Roberts accompanied him on tin Aic is now able to he about the bouse with the aid of a His many friends are glad to know that he is home and getting along so West Bend 4H Notes The o letters met with Fricden September with nine members and the leader Each responded to roll call by then most becoming Beriiadine Yorh gave an interesting talk on her trip to DCS Moines to the State Beriiadine won this trip by being the Palo Alto health clufHT Delicious refreshimjnts were served by the AVelcome guests were Chniles MJss Clara Beetsehoii and Elenn fUTH at OH AN ATTEMPT AT A 9010 FLIGHT fa WAS SLIGHTLY HE PLANS to MAKE ANOTHER Matrons Night Ias matrons night was enjoyed by the members of the Order of the iBast orn Star in their hall Monday evening A play entitled The Und of the Path was presented by the following cast Worthy Roberts Director Emerson Mary Selfishness Burns Indifference Cow Test Report for August The monthly record of the West Bend Testingv shows the 303 dairycows owned in 23 herds produced nn average per cow of pounds of milk and pounds of Nine cows produced over 40 pounds of butterfat per month and one cow produced over CO The monthly association summary also points out that more cows are bring kept for milking purposes than kept a year The average herd in the West Bend Association a year ago was cows per 1 present the average herd contains This Increase of cows per Qttosen gave a and Vohe Boevers 1 Wise Falli ThyWlll Mikes Unselfishness LHinii Interest Mikes Punctuality Hinton Pianist Bliss Violinist Vohs Folej Following the Richards ot P herd has decreased the average montn ly production of the cows on test per which over a years period would decrease the annual pro duction per cow about 22 pounds of These figures plainly indi cate that too many low producing cows are being kept in which of course aid materially in Increasing the amount of dairy products for the mark but unfortunately decreases the UL innnd and price for dairy Cow Testing Associations work has its merits in eliminating the low produc and there is lots of truth in the slogan Fewer cows and better The Chambers herd of pure bred Holstein cows was the highest producing herd for the month with an average production of pounds of milk and pounds of and Bliss Past worthy sented to the Matron rendered a violin matron pins were pro following by Worthy Roberts Lafe Hinton and Card of Thanks AVe wish to extend our deepest ap preciation for the lovely acts of kindness and words of sympathy ex tended to us in our recent bereavement in the loss of our OUTDOOR IOWA Little Stories of Outdoor Life Gathered from Iowas AVools and By Mot calf A Wanting to Pheasant Ihinters There seems to be a misunderstand ing among Iowa hunters regarding the number of pheasants they may kill in any one day during open November In order to keep the records clear and save embariissmeiit for those who do not know the hag the number of birds which may he killed by a hunter each day is Of course there will be viola tions of this law by hunters who do not have the foresight to see that every such violation is merely eiytling down the future game supply and making i harder each year for those who wish to hunt and who wisli to obey the There will be a special effort made this year by the commission to enforce the law and it is urged that every man who goes into he Held on the two open days keep in mind the idea of conser vation and lake merely the number of birds to which the law BKA SPORTSMAN Alusratine Men Kinid on Fish Charge From Muscaline county comes word to the effect that three coal miners from Ccnterville paid lines of and costs recently when they pleaded guil ty to charges of seining game lish and game fish for These men arrested by Warden Miller reports he found a quantity of small game lish lying near camp in the drying and to be used for lie also reports hiding 25 or 80 trot and jump lines in the river near the but ownership of these was denied by the men The lines were baited with game Illegal Pheasants Cost Him Money The shooting oftwo pheasants out of season cost an Estherville man costs the arrest being made by Ross deputy game warden of Moses also caused the arrest of another Ks therville man for carrying a loaded rifle in his the rifle being fully loaded and not taken apart or in i carrying This party was lined and costs and the rifle was for feited to the I have often as I drove ilong the just how many vlld creatures were killed each year by ground birds of all ind many animals I can not now re I have noticed lying along the victims of the game warden stationed at be a game preserve and stocking will begin at Wild turkeys and phea sants will be released on the Deer will also be obtained if The tish station at on the Mississippi is an interesting place to Visitors to the state park may see here exhibited many Mississippi river beautifully dis played in glass The display will be exhibition until cold weatb About 100 adult ringneck pheasants were released near Clayton This makes 132 pheasants released in Clayton county this A hotel man over at Fre mont put out poison food In the trees near his hotel to kill the spar Cans containing poison wheat were distributed in two large It did the hut Meier and two of the state game to see what it was all The boys found that besides killing the sparrows it was killing oth er birds as Needless to say the cans were taken down and the hotel man given a lecture on or a any rate branches of that Heres something of interest for the fellow who goes fishing and gets a big one with no means of weighing Popular Mechanics says that the weight of a fish can be determined by measuring To do square Its greatest girth In multiply the result by its then divide by and you will have its In The more symetrical the the more accurate the Legion Auxiliary Meeting The Legion Auxiliary will meet In the hall tomorrow Friday afternoon at DeGropte and Harflt of the entertainment and refreshments will be served by Darg and Officers will be elected for the ensuing year and a full attend ance is WBJ Burivasli herd of purebred Hoi1 Kinscth Will Attend Minne steins was second with pounds of and pounds of grade sola University U leave from her home at Iowa Palls Friday for pounds of mik and pounds of Minneapolis where she will enroll as a must present his license and show it Mup mm to1 anyone on Every person who wishes to operate a motor vehicle must have his license by or have application for same on that or he or she Is sub ject to a penalty of fine if found operating n motor vehicle with out It is the plan of the deportment to hnve duplications for licenses in the hands of the sheriff of each county in Iowa by and If you expect to drive n oar during the years 1032 or 1833 make application to the sheriff of your county as early that you can have your operator s 11 your possession on January Car con application for their drivers license Before they apply for their 1032 automobile The above statement of Jaw is not Miss Friodeti of Iowa Gartleld Women and Attention A big get together meeting for all Cnrfleld women and girls interested in Home Furnishing and 4H Club will hold Friday to at the home of R You are urged to lome andbring some one else who is inter WBJ Notice There will le revival meetings held nt the Pentecostal assembly in BUtlers Hall at beginning September 23 each evenjuig nt 8 by Pastor AAallace AYe believe in the old time with devino healing ser Everybody grade 722 pounds of milk pounds of Joe grade 145 pounds of milk ana 2 iKunids of The highest producing a purebred owned by Chambers produced 1055 pounds of and pounds of high purebred Hoi owned by pro duced pounds of milk and student at the University of Pile Intends to work toward her mas ter of arts West Beml friends wish her Miscellaneous Shower for OConnor A miscellaneous shower was given by the Misses Marie Illnton and Alice Fisher in honor of OConnor nee Wllrtn McCullongh at the Fisher homo on Wednesday The evening I pounds of butter Third high Wns spent in playing progressive tour Ing after which the brjde opened her many lovely Refreshments were served by the hostesses after which all departed wishing OConnor a long and happy married Dennis IVMIgue Dies at Dodge Jennls a resi ddnt of who moved to Dodge about a year passed away Sunday after a weeks illness with heart His remains were taken to Bmmetsburg for interment Father McNerney recently re turned to Emmetsburg after a three months absence in also owned by produced 1500 pounds of milk and pounds of fat Fourth high a grade owned by Herman produced 840 pounds of milk und pounds of BERNARD Some More Banks Are Closed During the past week the Fen ton State the Uanna bank at Lu one of the banks at Llvermore and a bank at Benedict were clos TITPY yy jjj Journal Want Ads bring Howard sends some interesting data which he collected bearing on this He says Here is a list of birds and ani mals I have noticed killed by cars In Howard county between and 25 5S 10 1 1 1 45 42 snow 5 meadow 14 10 Ixibo 2 I brown 2 0 mourning Aldo who spoke before a recent meeting of Iowa sportsmen in Des Molnes advocated making the Iowa farmer the guardian of our game Leopold says there is no hope for the government or the state providing sufficient refuges to insure nn adequate supply of game for the the farmer is the key to the If he can be en couraged to propagate game birds on his farm for a consideration and regu late their he can supply plenty of The Idea seems to be taking From comes n story which brings to the mind of the old timers the early hunting days in Iowa when it was no effort o kill woodcock in great One of these rare birds found Its way into LeMais and took up its abode for some days on the lawn of Ray postmaster of says I have hunted game for thirtylive but have never seen n woodcock in My opinion is that AVoodcock is finding the moist ground a good feed ing and hides in n neighbors rock garden during the Posting of more than 450 acres of land owned or leased by Collis of Clinton was This will Ladies Aid Elects Officers The Methodist Ladies Aid society met in the church Wednesday and elect ed the following officers Walton John After the business B Morey and John Schurg served a WBJ Presbyterian Church West Bend and Rodman There are many who Why go Ic church good does it do Is so and so better than I The answer is How do you know that so and so is not better than you and better far than he would he himself were it no for his church You you are better than he Are you really an Impartial judge AVhat do your nearest friends think of you AVhat does Hod think of you West Bend Church Church Morning 11 15 Choir practice every Tuesday even ing at 7 in the Christian Endeavor society every Sabbath evening at 7 Rodman Church Church Morning Choir practice every Friday evening at in the Peace Lutheran Church Notes Saturday Sunday 10 Divine worship English The congregation is invited to the dedication services of the Lutheran church at The new Luther an church of LuVcrne will be dedicat cti next with German service nt 10 Harms of the Iowa District of the Lutheran church of the Missouri Synod preach ing English service at Hesse of Bldora occupying the The evening worhlp will be in charge of the Kabelltz of Fen ton will meet next Thursday October According to the Bancroft Register that town was fifty years old on An old time jubilee may be had this fall to celebrate the
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