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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - April 14, 1932, Ackley, Iowa fj I VOLUME Official Hardin APRIL WHOLE TIMES ARE BETTER MERCHANTS SAY SO ROBS JESUP BANK Release Prop erty to Stop and Mymouth County Farmers Relieved Jail Bird Picked Helped the Birds to His Booze and Had a Party in Jail Prisons Population Coincident with the biggest grist of debt defaults in the history of 3lymouth county LeMars busi ness men are noting a marked im novement in general business con This and excellent crop give the future a roseate Survey of the work of the term of court just ended shows there were 17 foreclosures of totaling about Plymouth countyans thus are relieved of interest pay ments on this much of which was held by insurance companies out side the There also were nu merous judgements on notes and merchandise many of which never will be All that seems but it is easily Until this farmers paid too high prices tried to meet interest Thus they had no money of their own to by writing off then equities in and starting all over again as renters at new reduced rates they have a chance to make a little money at Insurance com panies who take over farms on fore closure proceedings usually give the former owners first chance to rent the ABANDON RAILROAD Twelvemile Stretch on Great West ern Dodge to The Mason City and Fort Worth a subsidiary of the Chicago Great was granted permis sion by the Interstate Commerce Commission today to abandon 12 miles of its branch near Fort Dodge to It is paralleled by an electric line deemed sufficient to handle all HOGS TO BOSTON Single Handed and Robber Gets Away with Shortly after the noon hour Satur day a lone highwayman who stepped into the Farmers State bank at commanded the Lillian bookkeeper Doris stenogra and Velma a to get into the vault and then spent about five minutes or less taking cash from drawers in the banking How long he fled had not been deter Stewart said the robber was be tween 40 and 45 years of five foot eight inches wore a rair coat and His car bore a Cerro Gordo county license but that may have been a false FALLS FOLKS TAKE CASE TO COURT ASK FOR AN ACCOUNTING BY CENTRAL STATES COMPANY ARBOR DAY To Be Observed April 15 Plant MUSIC CONTEST High Schools of North Central Din trict at Mason The North Central District Music Contest will take place at Mason City April 15 and Fiftythree schools will be represented by eight hundred high school participating in vocal and instrumental small and larger group The only contestant from Ackley High School is Ward who plays in the flute solo having won first in the district contest at Eldora two weeks His selection is Le Carnaval by Coming up in the April term of court of Buchanan at Inde are the cases of six banks in that county that were obliged to BEER IS BACK IN DISPUTE AGAIN A Question of Not Dealer at Laurens Finds a Better Rubel reports that he has shipped ninety cars of hogs from Laurens and eleven cars from Ware since January The hogs were sent to Valley Junction where they were From there they were billed to STATES PRISONS GROW Both Full to When De population Was We notice that a cell addi tion is to go up on the Fort Madison penitentiary Wemust have more room for our as they are multiplying The states prison at Anamosa is also full to IN FRATERNAL BOND Wild Rose Lodge Wild claims the unique distinc tion of having three generations of the same family as members John his and his Alfred age 999 The relations of amity which were interrupted in between the United Grand Lodge of England and the Grand Lodges of Ham Frankfort and have recently been It is conservatively estimated 150 lodges in Wisconsin have already celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of George These celebrations vary in character from modest addresses by members to orations by well known Fountain lodge of in connec tion with the Eastern Star re cently observed the Washington an niversary with an elaborate musical concluding with the serving of a de licious CUTS CITY TAXES Spencers Light Plant Makes Reduces The city tax levy at Spencer has been reduced from mills in 1929 to this The cut means a saving of per Spencer has a municipal light and power which does much to keep down general community April as a source of revenue was thrust back into the tax dispute today before the senate finance James counsel for the National Association of Manufactur called for amendment of the Vol stead act and the regulated manufac ture of a cereal beverage which he said would produce an nually of We are concerned neither with the pros or cons of he The only issue is whether we shall have with or without rev We urge the permissible manu facture of a palatable competing with an illicit beverage to produce revenue in a national emer Emery appeared after Senator Harrison had accused Secretary Mills of not playing fair with the finance committee in refer ring to the original treasury revenue plan rather than submitting new pro The letter by Mills to the commit tee said he preferred either the orig inal treasury plan or the revenue bill as it was reported by the house ways and means committee to the measure passed by the house and now before the finance He offered to go before the committee at any time to aid in changing the Claim Excessive Charges for Many More Mortgage Foreclosures Go on Court On complaint of Arthur Thomas and Nellie residents of Iowa action has been taken against the Central States Electric in which the charge is made that the charges for heating certain buildings in that city have been There are two cases and in each the claim is the The court is asked to direct that the companys books be taken into court for auditing in the effort to determine the amount of overcharge during a certain Added to the halfdozen mortgage foreclosures of the previous week of both farm and town rang ing from to and anoth er one of greater three of which are actions by oldline insurance are two for the past The Equitable company had the two larger ones and the later one is for Ul rich and The Proctor com pany wants judgment against Carrie Doud in the sum of The previous ones were Bankers Life against Elizabeth Equitable Life Meyer and others for Equitable Enoch and Isaac Blackmun Laura and for Many claims of smaller but all equally WECAN DOIT CLUB The Wecan Doit Club met with Faith Wagner Saturday April Three visitors and four club members were The roll was called by each mem ber naming a part of a sewing ma After the business meeting the club members cut out some and quiltedcoat Ruth Dentel gave a talk on what materials are suitable for robes and Schachterle gave a demonstration on Shampoo Mable one of our vis gave a demonstration on Fin After these duties were performed we listened to the broadcasting station at to a4H Club Lunch was then served by Hez After the lunch a picture was tak en and the meeting was the members and visitors journeying Newspaper Faith Turner has proclaimed April 15 Arbor It was first observed in The planting of trees on that date is Planted along thei they Now that the states prin cipal roads are trees would not effect the Many trees that shaded and beautified the highways were chopped down because of the state statute they were held responsible for bad roads although the oldtimers planted thousands of them to beautify their farms and im prove the It is just as easy to plant fruit trees along highways as it is to plant In long be fore our fathers and mothers left their old it was custom then as it still apple prune and other trees are grown along the public highways in Ger ROOSEVELT AT PAUL New York State Governor to Be There Next Roosevelt of New York has promised to address the democrats o Paul on April 18 at their Jeffer son day He will also make stop at New on April THEYREINTHEFIELD Candidates for State and County Of fice are Coming BUY NEW STOCKS Ammaniv will Continue on at the Old Stocks of BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes of General Over at in Buchanan three Carl all living in different parts of the lost their lefthand thumbs while chopping all in the same way between Saturday and Joe Leyden who formerly lived at but during the past seven years has been working for the Rock Island railroad at Cedar has been made yardmaster and will move his family to that Elmer Guy born at has been chosen chancellor of Nebraska Wesley urn versity at to succeed who resigned because of ill Francis formerly of is under arrest at charged with for Also wanted at C res charged with having stolen an auto and Ammann of Ammann general were at Des Moines the first of the and while purchased spring stocks of dry goods and other mer chandise from wholesale For some time the story has been afloat to the effect that they were to remove to a different location an other was that they contemplated selling These stories are now put at rest by positive statement that they will continue on at the old carrying a larger stock of dry goods than Some of the state papers tell of street paving that has been wrecked by winters snow and where auto mobiles have traveled in open tracks during the winter Paved streets of Estherville are in very bad It will take a large amount to repair They were damaged by the ice and snow during the Paving in many other cities also suffered a great It is here in that places in the street paving is full of holes and worn down because of the conditions Here From Carl and Ed Frudden of were in the city Monday on business in connection with the Frudden Lumber companys local Both looking prosperous and Winners During the past week in but previous to this for several nomination papers for various candidates have been in ranging from the to down through the con gressional and legislative on to county and supervisor district can Its an interesting this gunning for the signatures of not overlooking the dear al though few of the papers bear names of women it is not such a difficult thing to obtain ap parently it costs and it does go a long ways toward showing a genial disposition and willingness to do a favor for the aspiring geniuses who have desires and ideas of gov ernment and the conduct of the pub lics In state and congressional districts the names of candidates must be filed with the state auditor by the 27th of April county candidates have a long er time to get under the wire and have their names printed on the of ficial LUTHERAN PASTORS DEPLORE SLASHING OF CHURCH BUDGETS SIOUX April Lu theran pastors returned home today following their annual convention with a challenge against pas tors salary cuts ringing in their The last night criticized reductions in sal declaring that the Lord is en titled to back pay for the scant gifts given to Him when the world was He deplored slashing of church budgets he seems to offer the greatest attraction to A MORE ATTRACTIVE ACKLEY THAIS IDEA Home Grounds Improvement Short course to Be Sponsored by Com munity Garden Home Grounds Improvements vill be discussed by Nord extension landscape architect at Iowa State during a short course in Ackley April 25th and Subjects including the value of care ful planning the individuals taste and means proper de signs for service p r i vale lawns and flower gardens selection and proper use of various kinds of and other subjects essential to effective landscaping effects will be considered during the two days by means of graphic lec tures and The twoday short course is being sponsored by the Ackley Community Garden but will be open to ev eryone in the community who is in terested in improving the appearance of their home grounds in and of Ackley in This com munity has been commended and praised by people who drive for the attractive appearance of the town and the way lawns are houses The Garden Club believes a farther step can be The Ackley Community Garden Club which was organized last is anxious to give all an opportunity to learn how to improve the appear ance of their own home In permission has been ob tained from the school board to draw plans by Davis for improving the landscaping of parts of the block that are not necessary as playground Last summer permanent side J walks were laid and unsightly stumps removed from the yard and the park Some filling was done back of the building With a definite plan for laid out by the Garden Club hopes to cooperate in the work of beautifying the starting at oclock on Monday the 25th will be held some place in the school Must Deliver Saturday Afternoon Papers Acco nig to the Daily the department lias authorized the resumption of Saturday aiter noon delivery of daily newspapers in Fort The delivery was dis continued a month ago on suggestion of a postal but complaints to the post office department result ed in the order to resume the Substitute carriers will be employed to make the Postmaster Bloni since thn residence dis tricts do not receive a Saturday aft ernoon mail The newspa pers affected by the older are mostly those arriving in Fort Dodge on noon LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER STRICKEN AT THROTTLE George Cummings of Sustained Paralytic George engineer on freight train number sustained a stroke of paralysis just as his engine and train pulled into the freight yards of the Minneapolis Louis rail road in this this forenoon at He was assisted from the lo comotive Engineer Cummings is a resident of Marshalltown he was taken to his home in that by An derson of this after he had been Miss Caryl Austin spent last week visiting at Cedar Rapids in the home of and Wilson the latter her HORSES RAN AWAY Drawing a Horses Take John Janssen John young farmer two miles southeast of figured in a serious accident while at work in the field there Monday He had a team of horses attached to a pulverizing machine and they became frightened and ran away from The result was that one of his legs was broken at the the leg con siderably crushed and the other leg It is Janssens first year farm ing on his own a ten ant during the six or seven years previously had been em ployed as a farm hand by August DICKINSON TO BE KEYNOTER Senator From Iowa will Be Given Temporary Chairmanship at Senator Dickinson of Iowa Kossuth county is expected to be temporary chairman and key note orator when the republican na tional convention is held in the city of next Dickinson appeared in Ackley dur ing a recent campaign and in an ad dress in Reinharts hall addressed an audience of about a including about three county choir man Bryson of Iowa three lo cal republicans and the remainder FARMERS FARED WELL TO BE TAKEN OFF Change Becomes Effective Monday April of Passenger trains numbers nine and on the Minneapolis Louis railroad are to be discontinued Mon day the Number ten is the train that roes south in the early morning number nine north in the early These passenger trains have made these runs as long as the railroad has been running trains through Ackley their removal will cripple the mail service both north in comparison with the excellent mail service that has been given the pub lic through the The new schedule has not yet been Travelers who have no desiring to reach points that these trains are simply out of the traveler is priv ileged to put his traveling bags on a throw it over his and shuffle This is one of the results of the It fails to satisfy train crews are thrown out of work and mail messengers seek other FRANK HAYS SELLS FARM FOR RENOMINATION Miss Mabel Clerk of was in the City Miss Mabel Howard of was in the city Saturday look ing to matters in connection with her nomination for the office of clerk of courts of Hardin a position she has held during the past nine previous to which she served as deputy clerk several Naturally she is familiar with the duties of the with an able the clerks office has been well Back to After a weeks children and school teachers are again re sponding to the call to duty schools resumed Monday hap others not so CHANGE IN TIME On Minneapolis Louis Rail Effective April trains 9 and 10 are being Ticket Office Phone Elevator at Fenton Has Eight Per Cent Dividend Sinking The annual meeting of the Fenton Farmers Elevator company was held last and despite a rather tough year for business in they showed a nice Shareholders will receive an 8 per cent dividend and was set aside to be paid out later as the directors see Jacob Hengel has been reelected president of the He is one of the substantial men of the Fenton so says the Fen ton Seriously The many friends of Ben Luck who suffered a stroke of paraly sis several months and since that has required constant care and unable to help suffered another relapse the latter part of the week and for sev eral days following his condition was reported as being Splendid Country Home North of Bought by Fred Frank Hays has sold his four miles north of to Fred of this city the sale was made the first of the This is one of the splendid farms of south Franklin county it is well improved in every way has a splen did good and largesized barns and other is well and prominently and in almost every way is an ideal place for the practical There are 120 acres and the price paid was an Ukro is one of our retired who knows good land and a good bargain when he sees and in all probability bought it as an LOWDEN AT GRINNELL Former Resident of Sister a Teacher in Grinnell Word recently received says that Former Governor Frank Lowden of former resident of Hub in this and whose name has frequently been heard in connec tion with the republican nomination for the in the will deliver the commencement address at Grinnell college in He is a brother of Miss Eleanor Lawden who has long been a teacher of English in that Save time and money by using good gasoline try Floyd Weber Motor ;