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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - April 7, 1932, Ackley, Iowa VOLUME Official Hardin APRIL WHOLE INSURANCE EXEMPT Supreme Court Makes an Important Widows Exemption Up to Established by Marshall County Life or accident insurance money up to payable to a surviving is exempt from liability for indebtedness contracted prior to the death of the the Iowa su preme court pointed out Tuesday in a case appealed from Marshall coun according to a story today from Des The supreme court upheld the Marshall county district court in es tablishing the right of Martha Propp to retain of insurance although a claim held by Booth remained Booth obtained judgment on a against Henry Propp and Martha Propp here He was survived by a wife and four chil Propps life i n s u r ance policy amounted to of which amount a daughter received Other indebtedness was taken care of and it was the remainder of which Booth started suit to FIRE AT LATIMER Four Wooden Buildings Destroyed Loss is A disastrous fire occurred at Lat imer Saturday night which burned four business houses on the east side of the consisting of the build ing occupied by the Kibsgaard Pro duce the garage building adjoining the the furniture store and stock owned by Ed Saw telle and the Martin Com The buildings were of wood The loss is es timated at Ames Cuts Salaries of all Ames public school except the school phy have been reduced 6 per cent by the board of Approval of other economies will lower expen ditures of the next fiscal year by It represents 7 mills Frank McClade Died at Cedar Frank born reared at Cedar a son of earlyday resi dents of that died there last Sat urday in his 53rd He was one of a family of thirteen of whom only six brothers and one sister survive the three resident of are James and and the Barney McCaffrey at Ce dar Falls others live in He was a brother of Miss Ella McGlade for several years a teacher in the west who married John is also de McGlade was a cousin of Mrs Nick Herman Becker John McMannis of this city John northwest of of Thomas Kiley of Os and others resident of Iowa Funeral services were held at St Marys Catholic church at Waterloo Monday He was 63 of Livestock Loans Total agriculturi departments seed loan office sai Tuesday that in loans ha been made in nine western states tc feed livestock at the close of the tim for making March South Dakota farmers received th largest In that state loans totaling were For I wish to announce that I am candidate for the nomination fo member of the board of supervisor of Hardin subject to the de cision of the republican fo the term beginning January lsj Tobacco tax bill reaches 000 nothing higher Chain store groups decline durin month of March from 2 for Wool worth to 14 for Walgren Ask Don to fill er up and notic the pep it gives your Floy Weber Motor Democrats at Washington urge flat udget cut counter move to oover plan tax battle breaks as ls of criticises bill pass ed by Move of soldiers bonus cash pro ested by New York state Smith forces badly beaten in Wis onsin progressives win pri maries for Roosevelt in sur risingly large State university of Iowa payroll adding investigation goes on team ng contractor says he signed ficti ious Senator Capper of Kansas proposes oycott for violators of peace trea Baby daughter born to Gloria film in Eng Hunt for boy who mysteriously dis from his home at owa may have been Lindbergh makes flight authorities onvinced that the kidnaped baby will ie restored to President Hoover orders new econ House votes freedom of Philippine stands vote 306 to Kricf0 of the attorning ABB1E FOSTER Death Occurred at Iowa Resident of Section of Known as Burns Fosters Addition was Platted by Abbie 88 years s dead at the home of her Frank Foster after an She was one of the few remaining pio neers of Iowa having come when it was still known as Whites in She was then a little girl of 11 years of Foster was the daughter of and Jason who were closely identified with the de velopment of Iowa Estes was the senior member of the firm of Stevens and Larkin who platted the town in Foster was born on a farm near The trip from Illinois to the new home was made by Estes and his family by rail to which was then the western terminus of the Dubuque and Sioux City which later was taken over by the Illinois A sister died in She was united in marriage to Foster in 1864 one resident of Iowa was born to Over in the west section of what is known as Burns Fosters was platted by Burns and the husband of Fos so it appears that at one time Foster was a resident of in the early 70s had about the best prospects for growth of any town in this section of the TAX CUT IN TWO Not So Many lowana are Paying on Their The Iowa headquarters of the in ternal revenue bureau states that in come tax payments in Iowa have been cut almost in half in the last two Taxable returns for 1929 totaled while thus far this year tax able returns have been made by 065 persons on their 1931 For County I wish to announce that I will be a candidate for auditor of Hardin coun at the primary election to be helc June subject to the decision of republican voters of the Re Iowa The annual business meeting of the resbyterian church which was held n last Tuesday evening was well at ended and reports from all depart ments of the church life were very despite the fact that we re experiencing in general one of the most depressing financial situations in a The church has been blessed in that ut one member was removed by during the past while ten vere added to the membership accord ng to the report submitted by Fred clerk of the Three Iders whose term of office had ex ired were reelected to succeed them and are as follows Raisch and Henry The report of the SocretaryTreas Humke revealed that he treasury is in good with no outstanding bills against cur ent expense The term of ffice of the treasurer having Leonard Kingery was elected for his office for the ensuing Humke having served efficiently for hree Willard director of the Ivery Member Canvaas reported that he returns from the canvass were as good or better than for last year all hings considered and extended a vote jf thanks to the fifteen teams assist ng in making the canvass March 6th o The director was elected to ucceed himself for the next The term of office of three trustees mving the election resulted as follows Carstens and John Hunt to succeed Krell to succeed Charles who upon reelection declined to serve another Trustees were elected or the regular term of three August having served as SecretaryTreasurer of the Sun day School for two declined he office for a third and in hs jlace Woodford Fisher was elect Samuel Humke was reelected as Superintendent of the Sunday and Charles Clawson as as sistant Reports of the benevolence treas urer together with that of the three BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community of General Interest Over at Webster the women of the city are asking for and insist ing that the board of supervisor build a fence around the county jai so that children may not go up to th bars to converse with prisoners wh may be A boy over at Council Bluffs shot five wild ducks out of seasoi given a fine of or 75 day in He chose the not havinj the money the ducks were turne over to the The Webster City oil company i establishing an oil station at Wool RESBYTERIANS EVEN GRUNDY HAS FORECLOSURES ACKLEY COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB WILL MEET APRIL 15TH The Ackley Com munity Garden ilub will meet in the high school building April 15th at 8 The program will be as follows Roll Have a Garden Outline of the garden short course which will be held at our twoday April 25th and Pro fessor Nord Davis of Ames will be Everybody interested in landscaping their home grounds is Water Gardens Rosen How to Children and the Illus Slides of some of the children who took part in our childrens pa rade during the flower fair last fall will be Question Any house Any flower lovers are welcome to attend our We are glad to have you join our Dues are only 50c a TAX COLLECTIONS GOOD IN BUTLER Taxes collected prior to April 1 in the Butler county treas urers office amounted to approxi mately Two hundred thirtyfour thousand dollars of this amount was collectec during the month of Taxes collected before April 1 of 1931 amounted to approximately Taking into consideration the facl that tax reduction in the county foi this year amounted to about the tax payments have been fairly the treasurer Boone Asks 7Cent Cut in Light Rate Boones city council T h u r s day struck back at the Iowa Railway Light corporations demand for an electric franchise election by demand ing a cut of seven cents per kilowat hour on electricity The pres ent rate is cents per kilowat The councils action came a the result of a request by the utility company for permission to hold BJ electric franchise election Miss Marie Laipple is visiting a her home at Cedar Falls this Missionary Societies revealed that bout was contributed to he regular church benevolences this iast The presentation of a proposed udget for the ensuing year shows n anticipated cut of approximate The The Ladies Aid Society reported a tresent active membership of 88 and 11 pledges paid in full with a nice alance in their Various lasses of the Sunday School also nade interesting and encouraging eports of projects and these was a report by Ward for the boys Triple A nd by Miss Marie Humke for Kachelhoffers class of young report by Miss Lois Lude secretary of the Christian En eavor by Henry drainer for the Home of the and by Carl f the Cradle Roll The report or the Missionary Fellowship Club vas read by Miss Anna Humke for he Womens Missionary Society by tfiss Margaret read by Miss Marie Onno Ryken gave he report for the Ladies Aid On motion it was decided to meet n the first Wednesday of April for he next Annual Meeting instead of n Tuesday as in the immediate ORTYSEVEN CASES DOCKETED FOR APRIL TERM Old Ones Among the but Thirteen are New experiences for Grundy coun y with fortyseven mortgage fore losure cases on the docket of these 14 are holdovers while 13 are In many of the foreclosure cases defendants do not file an appearance und the foreclosure is taken by de ault and a receiver is In ome cases the defendants file an ap jearance and make an objection to he appointment of a In iases where a receiver for a farm oreclosure is appointed he acts as emporary owner of the author zing the expenditures and collecting he There are three new cases for di on the April court fhey are Viola Higar against James Lorna Boll against Opal dHappart against Ar hur The April court will open Judge George Wood of Waterloo will preside at this FRUIT CROP OUTLOOK IN STATE ENCOURAGING Early Varieties Expected to Escape Frost Des April crop prospects in Iowa this early in the season are according to unofficial reports coming into the office of Secretary Herrick of he state horticultural Trees and shrubs generally are reported in good The season in gener al is about ten days late which is of advantage to the fruit in that an early season is apt to advance fruit buds too far only to be killed by Iowa apple trees did not bear much fruit last while those from on south bore an unusually heavy This would indicate that Iowa trees might bear heavily this season if other condi tions are while those far ther south are not apt to have so heavy a yield as last Council The regular onceamonth meeting of the city council was held Tuesday in the Municipal light The newly elected members were on hand and were properly inducted and The proceedings of the evening were but little different from previous meetings following a regu lar schedule with bills Official proceedings in our next WHEAT TO FARMERS OF FRANKLIN FREE DISTRIBUTION 19 TO BE MADE BY RED CROSS Five Thousand Bushels to Be Avail able Apply Through Town ship WHEAT is to be distributed to the needy farmers of Franklin This is in ac cordance with information that was received Friday last by Boehm chairman of the Red Cross a tel egram was received from which stated Your county was cer tified today by department of agri culture as eligible to receive govern ment wheat for livestock through Red and the request was made that the number of farmers in need of feed for stock be The distribution of the wheat to Franklin county farmers will be made through the members of the boards of trustees of the various These men have volunteered their services to help in the big problem of distributing the wheat fairly and equally to those who need It is understood that bushels of wheat will be available and that six hundred sacks of flour will soon be ready for distribution among people of the county who are in IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE E Advertising Federation of America made a careful study of he records of ninetyseven compa nies doing business in In this group sixtytwo spent more money or advertising than in the previous Thirtyfive spent In the group which decreased its advertising expense there was de rease in profits amounting to fifty ive per In the group which in reased its advertising outlay there was an increase in profits amounting 29 per This record was duplicated in 1931 with some Those who in creased advertising expenditures in creased profits two per Those who laid down on their advertising ost profits to the extent of 25 per Preparing to carpentersand others are employed in placing shelving anc getting the interior of the Louis Coordes storeroom in readiness for occupancy by Elmer Coordes Re Star Thu change in locatioi is to be niado within the present Henry Thielke is not only a handy man when it comes to makingelec trical but he possesses the necessary Ho directei work done in this office this week that took considerable of a load off the hands of A good job anc done BEGINNING TO PLANT Farmers Begin Activities in Fields The mildness of the weather of the past week has had an enlivening ef fect on most of whom have been anxiously awaiting favorable weather to begin tho Reasons activ The first seeding of oats was begun Wednesday Clawson north of are among the first to begin plant ing they were in the field Tuesday planting Their land is dry and in good condition to receive the Other farmers are in the field and planting will be quite gen eral by the end of the present There has been an abundance of moisture last neason was unusually but with heavy snows during the winter months and abundant the crop season is expected to be Granted Mary wife of Robert former mayor of Waterloo and postmaster granted divorce by Judge Love joy given custody of three Stated that Law deserted her in 1920 that he is prac ticing law at TO MEET APRIL 16 Hardin County Democrats Will Name County Meet at At last Saturdays meeting of dem ocrats of action on matter of selection of candidates for county of was deferred until the in the Because of per sonal business several of the partys leading lights were unable to The general committee chosen con sists of Elmer Werner of Leonard Reece of Frank Jackson of George Althouse of Mann of Jean Button of and Pepperling of Iowa It is thought that with a full n large vote will be cast at the gen eral BANK BUILDING SOLD FOR A MERE SONG NEW HAMPTON LIGHT PLANT SHOWS PROFIT Profits from the New Hampton municipal light plant in 1931 amount ed to according to the an nual report submitted to the city council by city There were sold in more than in Rates were reduced 25 per cent on May A new boiler and automatic stoker were purchased at a cost of and the coal bill was cut Receipts for electricity and steam amounted to Street lights were furnished free of TO REOPEN STATION Shell Oil Service Station at East Edge of Arrangements have been made for a reopening of the Shell oil service located at the east edge of The station formerly was owned and operated by Roy but he discontinued the business there early last He has leased the station to Ray who comes to Ackley from Friday is the opening Spring A spring accompanied with rolling moistened the earth in this locality Monday really the first shower of the spring Birds of all kinds are here singing and gladdening the hearts of Six months of winter puts the average woman and child in good mood to welcome hap py springtime Opening April Announcement is made that the dancing pavilion at Siloam at Iowa will open for the new season April 12 dancing every Tues day and Friday evenings School Next Public school is to reconvene next Monday Children and teach ers are making the weeks most of the Beaver at Cost Sold for The bank building at Parkersburg erected by the late Beaver Valley Savings Bank at an approximate cost of was sold Monday to the organizers of the new bank for The building was bought by the reorganized bank which closed a year The price paid by the sec ond bank was The building is furnished with modern equipment and occupies the choice location in the The Beaver Valley bank failed a few years ago it had assets amount ing to more than two million but paid out only a small fraction to Frightfully An Offer on Bank It is understood that Diamond Brothers of Cedar have placed an offer on the Farmers State bank building the offer subject to approval of the state banking depart Diamond Brothers are Cedar Falls merchants with a dozen grocery stores at as many points in this part of the state they have wanted to es tablish themselves in Ackley during the past three years and but have not been able to do so for the reason that no storeroom has been vacant or If the offer is the build ing will be materially remodeled and occupied by Diamond ex pectantly within the next sixty Newcomers and Willis Frudden have come to Ackley from Charles City and will make their home here Frudden will have charge of the Frudden Lumber companys business they arrived in tho city the first of the week and are tenanting the Aug ust Kreimeyer residence Shortage of It develops that feed for cattle has been pretty short some havefound ft necessary to bring in baled straw and baled New York Central railroad revises schedules nine 21hour trains to op erate daily between Chicago and New Save time and money by using good gasoline try Floyd Weber Motor the dof ;