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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - April 21, 1932, Ackley, Iowa ourmt Official Hardin APRIL WHOLE iTILL COLLECTING 1MB LAWS OF 66 Lngressmen Draw 20Centei Whether or brookhart Credited to but Liv ing at Claims His Full Length of BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes of General flny In his speech at Clear Lake yester George candidate for senator discussing conditions and onerous taxation calls attention to Sever government employes on 3 pay roll many of whom were add ed during the boom times of high prices and high Turning from those employes to and congressmen Cosson lis authority for the statement that congressmen and senators are still drawing mileage of twenty cents In mile to and from their homes to I during adjourn under an old law passed in 11866 during the days of the stage coach and the beginning of the rail This even tho they may not I leave the city of Washington or trav el more than forty or fifty It is estimated that annually of the tax payers money goes to 1 these members of congress as a legal I which means that this is in excess of actual railroad and pullman According to a copyrighted article published in the Detroit Free Press twentysix of whom Brook hart is listed as during the special session of more than their actual railroad and pullman This assuming that the twentysix went back and forth between Washington and their political In this instsance it would be inter esting to learn what the rail road and is between Wash and Of all the senatorial candidates be fore the primary Cosson makes his platform It is one thing to proclaim an economy an other to offer means to reduction of waste in government EldoraChurch to Observe Fiftieth Birthday July 24 July 24 has been set as the date for the observance of the fiftieth anni versary of Pauls Lutheran church in A special committee has been chosen to make plans to cele brate the occasion in a manner befit ting the The history of the Lutheran church of Eldora is an interesting an organization being effected a half centuryago with a very small mem bership which has grown in the years to one of some 300 or A few years ago the congregation deter mined to build a new church and sub sequently erected one of the finest edifices in central Iowa and the fol lowing year built a parsonage near the church building in keeping with the house of now retired from the active was pastor of the church here for upwards of a quarter century and is still influen tial in the affairs of the pre siding each Sunday at the pipe Thirtyseven events will be includ ed on the program for the Drake Re lays at Des Moines April 29 and and officials feel that the great in terest in track and field sports this year because of the Olympic games will be reflected in the Drake A number of Ackley and neighboring residents are expected to The games are the last to be directed by Ossie Drake coach who has taken the position as University of Iowa football Boss Appointed Wellsburg Mayor Claas Ross was appointed may or of the town of Wellsburg at a special meeting of the fol lowing refusal of elect ed at the biennial to qualify for the Collect Kringel and tax ferrets employed by the board of supervisors of Grundy county to make collections of omitted taxes on monies and cred report that to date they have collected such unpaid Persons in charge of the state banks at Rowan and closed some months are prepared to pay out fifteen per with more to follow in as paper comes Running on mud roads south of Clear Lake last a dozen trucks and automobiles were stuck in thfl mud within a Horses were used to pull them An automobile driven by Lloyd clerk in a store at struck a man and killed He was exhonerated of blame by the coron ers Clear Lakes community building is to be converted into a dance and a man named Volatad is devising ways and means to finance Dyersvilles onyx has been sold it is expected to be in op eration again within ninety Over at Tripoli the canning com pany is leasing sweet corn acreage at the rate of a Unless new accounts are Dubuque county will be free of bond ed indebtedness in A bridge on the Chicago Great Western begun last will be completed Roush of is the new operator of the Park theatre at Clear PECUNIARY GHOSTS SHOW UP AT BANKS FRANKLIN FARMERS ASKING FOR WHEAT STATEMENT MADE THAT BUSHELS NEEDED A Great Deal Has Been Distributed There Within the Past Three or pounds of cracked wheat have been delivered to Franklin county farmers for use as feed by the Franklin County Red during the last and more shipments are expected there every day or it was reported yesterday by county The first three carloads have como into Hampton one at a and the first of this week the matter of speeding up the delivery of wheat and of having it shipped into Franklin county several carloads at a time was taken up with Congressman at The distributing centers will be Bradford and Shef Applications have been received in the county office of the Red Cross for more than bushels of wheat from Franklin county The a p p 1 i cations have beeil handled through the boards of trustees of the various who rule on the applications and then forward them to the county Lindbergh Bill Numbers You Can Get Em SCHOOL CHILDBEN WILL SPELL DOWN Best Spellers From AH H a r din County Saturday afternoon April in the court house at Eldora the annual county spelling bee will be Youthful spellers from all parts of the county will be each one anxious to claim the title of cham To the pupil winning the coveted title goes the honor of representing the county in the state contest at Des May To date fifty schools have entered representatives in the contest with a score or more schools yet to be heard The contest which starts at 2 is open to all who wish to at A LONG LIST OF FORECLOSURES ACTIONS IN HARDIN COUNTY COURT TELL OWN STORY leavy Incumbrances on Farm Prop Makes Heavy Load for the Eldora Attics and Mattresses Yield Hidden Bills Old Style Cur rency Cemes Out of Ghosts from the cellars and other hiding some of them musty and in the shape of bank notes are making their appear ance in Hardin evidence that the campaign against hoarding is be ginning to make Old style currency has been found in considerable quantity among mer chants receipts deposited in County Treasurer Haynes has received money paid to him in taxes that bore evidence of One bank depositor recently brought in in the oldstyle yellow backs bills being still damp when deposited with the Another important bit of evidence in the decrease of hoarding tendency was the fact that the three local banks last week found too much cur rency on hand and were in conse quence forced to ship out money in considerable in line with their policy of not tempting bank Bankers stated that this was the first time in several weeks that it had been found necessary to do While a few months ago withdrawal of deposits from banks was not un the reverse is true Money is being put back into the banks and there are now if withdrawals of saving Are you good at remembering fig ures If you go to the First Na tion bank and ask to look at the cir cular received from national banking giving the serial numbers of the bills paid by Charles Lind to men who claimed to be able to return his infant kidnapped nearly a month and a half The public learned Saturday of the failure to recover the child after the reward of had been apparently banking officials knew it several hours for pamphlets bearing the serial numbers of the 750 bills were printed and then broad cast over the entire almost as quickly as the news of the unpleas ant hoax that was perpetrated on the According to the circular the was in the form of There were bills and The numbers of every one of these bills are avail So if your memory is get em and help capture the double IOWA WHOLESALING RUNS TO MILLIONS Wholesale Establishments in State Grossed in More Than Firms Dealing Prl madly in Petroleum Farming Plays Big Part April More than half of the wholesale es tablishments in Iowa deal primarily in agricultural these numbering doing a business which in 1929 amounted to 872 in net The from a recent publica tion of the census show that the total number of wholesale com grossed in Sales of firms engaged primarily in distributing groceries and food specialties totaled There were establishments dealing primarily in petroleum 129 in 108 in the automotive fortyseven in dry For census purposes the wholesale trade embraces all establishments en gaged in the purchase and or of goods on a wholesale IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE THE Advertising Federation of America made a careful study of the records of ninetyseven compa nies doing business in In this group sixtytwo spent more money for advertising than in the previous Thirtyfive spent In the group which decreased its advertising expense there was de crease in profits amounting to fifty five per In the group which in creased its advertising outlay there was an increase in profits amounting to 29 per This record was duplicated m 1931 with some Those who in creased advertising expenditures in creased profits two per Those who laid down on their advertising lost profits to the extent of 25 per The Junior League of the Johns Evangelical church met for a social time Tuesday evening at the Games supplied the evenings enter Refreshments were An excellent time is and Wells Fossler of Wa terloo have been in Ackley during the past week visiting at the home of his Mary Fossler and with the Frank Hayes family north of Forty interested gardeners attend ed the Ackley Community Garden Club meeting last Friday evening in the public school Wil ford of the Wilford Seed and Feed Company of was a visiting speaker on the He gave valuable information regarding a bal anced pool and gave a good idea of what and how much to plant and what to stock in a He is giving a four dollar aquarium to the mem ber of the Ackley Community Garden Club who has the best all around water garden August in addi tion to this discussion Mey ers gave the audience pointers on the construction of pools which made the study of WaterGardens GOOD IMPROVEMENT Artes Produce Company Put ting in Large The Artes Produce company is having a refrigerator of large size built into its just north of the WorldJournal It is a good and needed improvement that will take care of the companys sur plus eggs and The improve ment represents an expenditure of or Over at two men who were installing a bulk oil service were ordered to leave town later on one was after he had set fire to the interior of his car the other was in a doctors office having his burned hand Fine each and costs Many In the bulletin there were included 309 cooperative mar keting 709 grain eleva and assemblers of other agricultural i This table gives statistics for the larger Iowa and points out net sales and salaries and Sales Wages Des Moines Burlington Cedar Clinton Council Bluffs Davenport Dubuque Fort Dodge Mason City Ottumwa Sioux City Waterloo FOB COUNTY ATTOBNEY Ricksmeier of This En tcrs Field as a Harry practicing attorney in Ackley during the past several has finally announced himself as a candidate for nomina tion for the position of county attor a to the will of republican voters of Hardin It is not entirely on his own initia tive that he enters the field he had been urged by men throughout the county to being assured of sub stsantial He is one of Ack leys native He has estab lished himself well in the confidence of our people and the home folks will be pleased to give him substantial support at the primary election June PERHAPS tis a Long Way to as tho singers have and The Rocky Road to Dub doubtless is rocky enough in its but neither sentiment has anything in comparison in heart breaks and compared with the court actions that are being brought in practically every county in the great agricultural state of our own But ler and Franklin richest of all agricultural not Friday was the last day for the filing of cases for action at the April term of court in Hardin county and fifty one cases were placed on the court Of the number twentyone are mortgage both farm and town properties the suits on notes and accounts numbered nine each one tells its own story For the week there ap pears to have been a grand rush on the part of several who have wearied of the matrimonial yoke and are asking the court for relief these cases number but there are at least a halfdozen others to be disposed listed The ac tions for injury automobile amount to A partial list of the weeks record follows Stevenson Tett et foreclosure nwVi The Texas Buckholz et suit on Life Ul rich et Proctor Trust Carrie Doud et Arthur Thomas vs States suit for accounting on heat Nellie Yaw vs States suit for accounting on heat Life Char lotte Reece et vs suit on Heibel vs Farring ton and sale under general exe Citizens Bank vs George Fish er et suit on Garden City vs Martens et suit on Otto Lee vs suit on Otto Lee Benjamin Lang suit on Willie Hoist et al Ida Wilke et Cedar Rapids Life Mary Lawless et Bank Schwebke et Fred Begemann John Smuck et Mary Mason et al Arthur Mil lett et First Ackley Aug ust ww 28 lot State National Bank Emil Rabe et Anna Megan Thomas suit on Moser Richard suit on John Ott Herbrechtsmei er et John Hancock Life Schwebke et Nellie Car roll et Mildred Rogers action on George Guivlerm Everett Burlington Bank Broov et Laura Englund et damages in Laura Newell England et in Margery Ann Newell Eng damages in Danger Ryan suit on Etta Granner Byam et suit on Andrew MUl ler et foreclosure 10 and Trickey suit on John Berfield suit on Briggs suit on Mildred Rogers possession of real Vandervort James Sena King et al Marie Wiringa et Rosa Classon Jesse Bessie Butler damage Butler damage Vera Whitney Glenn Joshua Huffman Clara Har Gellhorn suit on Alters States suit on Home Loan Maude foreclosure of chattel Carrie Alters Central States suit on Farmers Garden City suit on Bank of Quincy John et HARDIN TAXES OFF FOR FIRST QUARTER FRANKLIN DEMOS NAME COUNTY SLATE Applications for the competitive examinations to fill the position of postmaster at Nashua must be in the hands of the civil service commission before April The examination will be given at The salary in the office is Actively Members of the Hardin board of supervisors have been busily em ployed during the past several days on county Tuesday after noon representatives of a halfdozen and more oil companies were on waiting the boards decision in the matter of contract tp furnish oil for the county trucks and for other William Galloway of is in the city today getting in touch with Franklin county Democrats in cau cus at Hampton Saturday night named candidates for every office ex cept supervisor in the second and third The slate follows Minnie Hampton Howard Hampton treas Sheffield Fred Latimer Coulter supervisor from first Soren Hamp ton state MEETING AT CEDAR RAPIDS Newspvaper Men of Iowa are Taking Two Days Newspaper men of Iowa are to have a two days gettogether meet at Cedar Rapids this Friday and Theyre going to talk busi ness along newspaper and printing warm up on the social side a and forget work for tho time be The WorldJournal will be rep resented Property Owners Evidently Prefer to Pay Penalty in LESS THAN HALF OF YEARS TOTAL PAID Receipts For First Three Montha Total Only While Total Levy is It is evident to County Treasurer George Haynes that many Hardin county taxpayers are letting their payments go until preferring to pay the one per cent penalty on the first installments ra ther than to pay the total during the first Receipts for the first three months of this year totaled less than half of the total which is to be raised by taxation this The receipts this year are less than hist taking into account the fact that this years tax is During the first three months of 1931 a total of was which was more than half the which was to be raised dur ing that The payment by months for the first three months of 1932 have been follows Feb Payments made during the first three months of 1931 are classified as fol lows Railways Pay Heavier payments during January and February of this year can be at least partly attributed to the fact that delinquent tax sales were held over until the first of the It is also noted in the figures in Treasurer Haynes office that the heaviest tax payers in the county are the several railroads traversing it in different No other indi vidual or corporation begins to com pare with the revenue received by the county in taxes as the amomits paid by the several railway Heavy The Artes Produce company in this this week in are receiving heavy consignments of These are not along eggs that are produced by farmers whose mar ket is but they are shipped in to the Artes plant from neighbor ing town Alden and other near by This week a halfdozen extra hands are employed Tried and Treasurer George Haynes is not taking any particular time away from his official duties in making his cam paign for renomination and reelec He is both competent and ef ficient and every caller at the treas urers office is always received with ;