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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - April 28, 1932, Ackley, Iowa VOLUME Official Hardin APRIL TOUR IOWA FIRST More Than Have Been Sub Des April 21 More than slogans were received by the Tour Iowa committee of the motor clubs of Iowa in the first phase of the campaign to increase tourist travel in and through Entries came from every part of the United Announcement of the winners of worth of prizes in the slogan contest will be made at a general meeting of the Tour Iowa committee April Will Tell of The winning slogans will tell in a catchy phrase of Iowas excel lent highway system and of its scen historical and recreational attrac tions to The contest who are now poring over the thousands df include Carl Stoddard of Cedar Edgar Sater of Earl Hall of Mason McGinn of Walter Merry of Fort Frank Miles of Des Kingsbury of Sioux Robert OBrien of Council Ralph Leysen of Davenport and John Huston of The prizes include electric re 13 one week vacations at Iowa nine cruises on Lake automobile tire and batter trade certificates and gasoline coupon Maps to Be The selected slogan will be used in radio in varied and magazine a d on stickers for auto and business win dows and on Also it will be used in connection with Know Iowa Week wnich has been proclaimed by Dan Turner from May 8 to Beautiful new state highway maps in six colors spon will be distributed in connection with the Points of interest to includ ing 89 state will be designated on the map itself and on the back side pictures and descriptive material will be DUCKS PLENTIFUL IN GAME WARDEN SAYS Des State Game Warden Albert sees plenty of duck shooting for Iowa sportsmen next He said Monday that the ex ceptional number of ducks seen in Iowa waters this spring indicates an abundance of game this More than ducks were seen in Lans ing bay on the Mississippi river in county as late as he Their presence at this late he usually means that they will remain in this Several breeds usually seek the cooler breezes fur ther north during the GENEVA BOARD ORDERS TEACHERS SALARY CUT The board of Geneva consolidated school Friday last reelected the present school faculty with an aver age of a 10 per cent cut in Teachers are Shenandoah Elizabeth Iowa City Mary Louise Boone Ruth Wafer loo Daisy Gwendolyn Roland Dorothy Des Moines Helen and Florence Spirit PHEASANT KILLED BY CAR COSTS MAN WHO HAD IT FINE Otto In was fined and costs by Justice Clyde Marinus for having a pheasant in his The in formation was filed by Sheriff Ray Eachen claimed the pheasant was killed by an i in Encourage JOWR money to seek employment in good farm is an idea that Oliver of nona is presenting in his quest for the republican nomination of lieutenant He has served in the upper house the sen In the pnbli schools of fiftytwo teachers are WHOLE Kricfa of tbc nDornina ExGovernor Smith of New York defeated Roosevelt in Mas sachusetts primary contest for entrance into business is con demned by president of Milwaukee railroad too much gov ernment in Claim that Lindbergh is again in touch with baby boys abductors he hopes to complete Economy bill faces snags in con but leaders hope to overthrow Hidden quantities of and stuffed in wall at Spring thousand dollars in tin John sleepwalk er at walks out of sec ondstory window at home and is Ford outlines new plan would link industry and Large deficit in steel dividend to stockholders omitted first time since President Hoover urges taxation cuts state and municipal ex penditures too he south confirmed by senate for GARDEN COURSE A GREAT SUCCESS The course in landscaping conduct ed by Professor Nord Davis of the extension division at Ames who is a graduate of the Illinois University and received a Masters degree from Harvard on City far exceeded the expectations of interest ed gardeners in Those who were in attendance feel another such short course in the Fall would meet with approval and many more would avail themselves of the opportunity to have a professional landscape ar chitect help them plan their home During the first day of the Davis discussed the fundamen tals of landscaping in order that those present would know what was cor rect in placement of trees and garden The second day a tour was made to those gardens which were previously outlined on graph paper furnished for that pur The grounds were criticized constructively by In the afternoon these same gardens were landscaped by Davis according to the personal likes of the The finished plans valued at twenty five dollars cost the owners nothing and they will mean a big sav ing in shrubs and tree Monday evening the Civic Com mittee of the Garden Club accompa nied by over public grounds with the idea of landscaping A plan was outlined of the tri angular park which will be turned over to the Park If ac any civic organization which desires to beautify could con sult with the Park Commission and do a part of the The Garden Club hopes to have a very permanent plan made of the school grounds which if accepted by the school board will be their class es in the school or civic organizations in Ackley may get instructions of correct materials and placement of such on the school grounds from the School Board and then proceed to beautify their Professor Dav is was impressed with the beauty of the school building and he remarked that it would lend itself easily to correct BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Note of General Interest Jack escaped convict who is being held at Montezuma on burglary confesses that he is the man who robbed the Standard Oil station at April and forced the Robt Steinerwalt to give up On May 17 the people of Clarion will vote on issuance of a franchise to the Municipal light company for gas the natural gas pipeline is within close distance to the The store at Mason which had been occupied by the Sterling dry goods has been bought by Luke The Sterling company went Conrads public school graduating class numbers twentyfive they en ter lifes school with appropriate ex ercises on the evening of May Elmer of died at Ellsworth hospital at Iowa Saturday Formerly of Dem The Chariton Gun olubj with the aid of local gave a play en titled Henrys Weeing and Q CleanUp Time D COURT IN BUTLER BEGINS ON MAY 9 TRIAL JURORS WILL REPORT FOR SERVICE MAY 17 There are Vigilantes in Franklin Name Candidates The May term of Butler county court will convene May 9 with Judge Trial jurors were drawn by the commission in the office of clerk of the district The new panel is summonedfor May 17 at Jurors drawn are Clarence Mc Jackson township George Shell Rock Tom Rip ley William Butler Hazel West Point Jac Butler Anna Jefferson Pittsford George Butler Mary Butler Rob Jackson Wes Beaver Pittsford William West Point Shell Rock Frank Dayton Henry Pitts ford Quinnie Beaver Diet rich Madison Harry FRANKLIN VIGILANTES Organization Has a Purpose Sixty Persons First steps in the organization of the Franklin County Vigilante Com mittee for the ensuing year were taken at a meeting held in the ro tunda of the court house at Hampton last Thursday evening under the di rection of Sheriff Fred Nearly sixty bankers and vigilantes were Vigilantes for Franklin county have been appointed in every town of the county and to complete the organiza town captains will be named by each local group and a county chief will soon be appointed by Sheriff FEW SURVIVORS OF CIVIL WAR HONOR DEAD COMRADE New Humbert of Cedar the only surviving member of the Civil war company re cruited attended the funeral of his last comrade of that James in the Methodist Epis copal church here April He was an honorary pall as were Wil liam Whitney and John the only remaining members of theGrand TAX SYSTEM OF lOWAJTTACKED Centralization of Assessing is Urged by Des Moines sociologists and histo rians of meeting at Des Moines heard speeches in which critcism of the states taxation sys tem played an important Kirk State University of Iowa flayed the manda tory 5 per cent tax reduction pro vided for in the Elliott bill as a ruthless and arbitrary cutting that hampers the local governments that were operating Geis of Des chairman of the Iowa Association of Real Estate proposed cen tralization of the assessing system through appointment of the county assessors by the state board of as sessment and Levy Burden Ed secretary of the leg islative tax burden de clared that Iowas tax burden in creased well over 100 per cent since while the wealth of the state increased about 40 per Brown said that there is every reason to believe to can be stricken from the tax expense and that we will have as good government as we have CATTLE TESTING IN GRUNDY IS DELAYED Bevins Wants to Know Funds are That Would Be Sure Each Indemnity is Paid Only Five Townships Have Been Completely Cattle testing in Grundy county has been halted until the state de partment has been given a report of the total indemnities on infected cattle that have passed through the testing ordeal and the reports com This precaution is taken so that the testing process will not ex ceed the amount of money available for such work in the as the state department will take no chance of failure to pay all indemnities for lack of According to who is in charge of the work in Grundy county approximately 75 per cent of the herds within the county have been In some of the townships the work has been In this latter class are Pleasant Lin Army of the Republic and Palermo and Cedar Three two Fairfield and Black Hawk townships are 50 per cent completed Coif inree two men and a worked Chariton a few days I Melrose are wholly unfm The bookkeeper of the Peoples tt f Gefma Gas at work alone in the was summoned into an adjoin ing cream station to answer a tele phone When she returned to the gas the moneydrawer had been lightened The call had been sent in from a neighboring drug Officers of the Chicago Nprth Western railroad are to be and Shiloh are twothirds and Grant is 25 per cent HEAVY FROST DOES BUT LITTLE DAMAGE Heavy frost in this section early Wednesday did little farm ers as fruit trees are not far enough along to place the buds in danger ef freezing end relatively i little garden prpduqe has started tp tamed by Dikes commercial this groWi just as evi dence of good will between Dikes business men and the railroad com GQVERNOR AT PARKBR8BPRG Pan Turner the Farmers pf the Jowa high school gymnasium at parkers ape cheered by pf foeiburg Thursday Us at jrajna Saturday and 8 COURT ADJOURNED UNTIL MONDAY Judgments Issued in Both Large and Small Judge of Webster who convened the April term of district court in Eldora ad journed Wednesday until when the trial jury is to appear for the work of the two specially assigned jury cases being scheduled for Aside from approving orders and some work on probate not much work on the pro bate side of the calendar was ready for but the last week of the term is to be given over to that por tion of the Turner of Eldora was ap pointed receiver for Louise et Dird et and his bond fixed at Jess DeVaney was taken before Judge Henderson plead guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxi He was fined license re voked for three The grand jury was notified not to report there are no Numerous in varying amounts from a few hundred dollars to as high as were taken by claimants on the courts NOT DESIRED People of Ackley Frown Upon Pro posal to Buy Bank As is generally understood a legiti mate offer has been made for the building of the defunct Farmers State a bid of Wednesday afternoon members of the town coun cil were in at with a proposal that the town might buy the at a higher The claim being that it would be used as a municipal A preposterous There is no disposition on the publics part to assume additional financial obliga tions taxes are skyhigh and every property owner feels that he is un reasonably There will come a time when Ack ley should and will have a municipal building to properly house all depart library and all a building that will be a pride to the and properly de There is a good lot over on the corner watertank now stands the tank should not be there it is unsafe it has cost in dam ages by reason of damage to adjoin ing The town has more than plenty debt The if put to a vote of the would be uncere moniously THERELL BE CONCERTS Ackley Folks will Not Be Deprived of Summer Evening Band The Commercial Club has the mat ter of summer band concerts under and the assurance is given that the evening concerts of past summer seasons will again be a part of the life of Ackley people during the summer It is also stated the concerts in all likelihood will be held Wednesday The Commercial Clubs committee music is negotiating with a band instructor with almost certain assurance that he will be engaged Baby Daughter Born to and Dies Elizabeth baby born to and Mangun of this city Friday forenoon at 9 gave up the little spark of life the same Funeral servic es were held Saturday con ducted by Collister of this city the remains of the little one were interred in the cemetery at Iowa In the sorrow that is theirs the parents have the sympathy of GRAIN ELEVATOR BURNS Damage amounting to about was caused Wednes day morning by fire which practi cally destroyed the grain elevator of Hettler Lumber at Rein whose yards and coal sheds were consumed in a blaze last Origin of the blaze had not been de termined Miss Ella Meikje pf has beep chosen teacher of music in the public school at Grundy beginning with next falls Past Beyers fe entertain Qrand pepbers the jMjme Jai Friday On Midsummers The grade operetta On Midsum mers Day will probably be present ed the second week in Friday the Following are the characters and the grades repre sented Overall Run bonnet Kit First Grade Sec ond Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade Girls of Fifth Grade Boys of Fifth and Sixth Grades Girls of the Seventh Grade The Evelyn Seybold Fairy Marybeth Special music between acts by pupils of Seventh and Eighth Young People of Presbytery to Convene May 6 The Christian Endeavor societies of Waterloo presbytery will have their spring rally at Cedar Falls Presbyterian church Friday May The session will open with a ban1 quet at 6 served by women of the second division of the Aid SIXTY TOOK PART IN SPELLING CONTEST Word Receivable One That Tripped Second to Anna Ziesman of Eldora Consolidated Will Represent Hardin at State Spelling Because she was able to spell the word receivable correctly after it has been missed by Harriet Chilcote of the Iowa Falls won for Anna Marie Ziesman of the Eldora Consolidated school the title of coun ty champion speller at the contest held in Eldora last Anna Marie now has the honor of repre senting the county at the state con test to be held at Des Moines on May Sixty boys and girls took part in the The girls who outnum bered the boys four to one also the floor much longer than their When Donald Larson of Concord 3 left the ranks as num ber he left Foster Mason the only boy to carry on with eleven This Foster did until the word initiation took him out and gave him a record of third place in Foster is a fifth grade pupil from the Elk Run APRIL TERM OF COURT NOW ON IN ELDORA April Special April term of district court convened in Eldora this morning for a five weeks session with Judge derson of Webster on the and Miss Eleanor Jones ascourt re There are three cases as signed for trial at this The first equity case to be tried is en titled Leslie Johnson The two jury cases specially are Con rad Larson Arthur Hilker and McClelland et The trial jurors are to appear the second CORN FOR CANNING Plants are Paying to a Ton This Farmers resident of the Ackley section who have been selling corn to the local corn canning plant in past seasons will be interested in kjnoVving the price that is being paid elsewhere this The Tripoli canning company at Tripoli is paying a ton the Marshall company at is pay ing a In past seasons last season the prices ranged around a J Buy Titonka Katie Krause and owners of the German Valley purchased the Wagner J2Q acre farm northeast of Titonka for an Wagner will remain on the place until next is a the latg of and weJl fcnpwn pj tPwnsbJp ip ;