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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - January 14, 1932, Ackley, Iowa of tfoe Suggested Values are to Per Animal Below Last Iowa assessors have received from the state board of assessment and review a schedule on which the 1932 assessments on livestock will be VOLUME JAHOARY TSSESSMENTSIF LIVESTOCK TO BE LOWER THAN 1931 WHOLE The suggested values are on an average to per animal below those fixed in the 1931 board members because of the decline in livestock market Feeders Average An average valuation of per head was fixed for feeding cattle weighing as compared to an average valuation of in For each per hundred addition al weight the value was set at instead of Cows were reported at as com pared to last oneyearold heifers instead of and two year old heifers instead of Oneyearold steers were set at and twoyearold steers at Threeyearold horses were listed at oneyearold colts at and Judge Kenyon of may be named to supreme to take the place of Oliver Wendell age who has just re Graham of Cornell wants the prohibition law pealed says we are victims of false Virginia negro being hunted for killing two women at Middleburg at tempted Eddie young hanged in Ireland murder Caraway elected to sen ate from succeeding her who died First American woman in Tornado in killed nine negroes and one white man at Mound Men in charged with killing five men at will be tried Oscar head of Luther col at James Farrell quits as head of United States Steel give younger men a One hundred persons injured when tornado strikes small town in Finance bill pushed ahead in con Provides two billion dollar twoyearold colts at Mules were evaluated as follows oneyear two years old three years old or over Swine Down The board placed an average of on swine over nine months as com pared to last and an aver age of on sheep over 9 months as compared to in bulls and jacks were listed as The board advised assessors in ap plying the schedule to make a dis tinction between poor and good ani The suggested schedule applies only to the average it was pointed and better or poorer grades should be valued in reference to the general The assessed value of live stock in 1931 was while in 1930 it totaled board records credit scheme for in French cabinet FARMS ON BIG SCALE I Ben Arends and Son South of Iowa Ben farming a halfmile to the south of Iowa was in the I city advertising a sale to be I held With his son he has been operating 916 land to keep a halfdozen good men busy the year but he intends I to remove from the having ro Uently piece containing 511 acres that fell to the ownership of I the Metropolitan Life insurance com pany a good farm that was bought for about onehalf the recognized Arends is a son of and Eite for many years residents of this community but who have been living near Alexander since their but who still feel that Ackley is about the best town of its size in central and the people better in the They offer 54 head of sev eral head of horses and mules and farm SECURITY SAVINGS BANK HAS ANNUAL MEETING Surplus and Undivided Profits Amount to The annual stockholder meeting oi the Security Savings Bank of was held on the evening ol January Nearly all stockholders were present at the meeting out of a possible total of 150 shares there were represented in person 126 shares some were also represented by The stockholders were well pleased with the banks business of the past and felt that the management of the bank had done well under pres ent business depression to show a profit for the years The slogan of the banks officers has al ways been A Good Safe Bank and past all the banks profits have not been paid out in dividends to but a surplus and un divided profits account has been worked up to an amount of over as shown by the banks lasi published statement in the World This account acts as a re serve for any possible losses that maj At the meeting all the old directors were again the officers are also the same as in years J president vice president and assistant j After the meeting the stockholders had a fine oyster supper at Sharps Coffee REUEFIACT10N Senators Vote Government Wheat for the had no sooner convened after Its twoweek holiday tlmn President Hoover transmitted an urgent special message emphasizing that the need for stimulating credit was greater than a month ago and renewing his demand for Immediate action on his eightpoint In nn emergency atmosphere height ened by subsequent senate passage of n bill to distribute bushels of farm board wheat to the the Presidents message declared that the unjustifiable fear In the country could and must H replaced by The President pointed out that his recommendations followed consulta tion with leaders of both parties and of every line of Industry and agriculture that national unity was ns essential to economic recovery as to the winning of and that his pro posals furnished the basis for full col It was Indicated that the Presidents emergency reconstruction finance cor poration plan would be passed without much more after eliminating some but the Democrats were hesitating about the plans for creating a home loan discount for increasing the capitalization of fed eral land banks while not extending the same aid to Joint stock land and for liberalizing the federal re serve rediscount The senates vote to take bushels of wheat from the government owned surplus and put It at the dis posal of the Red Cross and other re lief agencies to be milled and fur nlshed free to the destitute and was the first direct federal relief pro posal to pass either John Barton national chair man of the Red told a house committee that If congress makes available governmentowned the Red Cross will undertake Its distribu tion to the Payne was testifying before the ag riculture committee which was con sidering measures similar to that passed by the He recommend ed that provision be made to pay for the cost of processing the wheat with the He estimated the of milling at While Payne was giving his views to the house Representative Huddleston of Alabama was asking the senate manufactures committee to approve direct federal appropriations for unemployment Huddleston Is a Democratic sponsor of a bill to that Representing the Birmingham dis he told of conditions In that Industrial estimating wage earners out of employment The Democratic tariff plan was laid before the house by Representative John W It did not deal with schedules but proposed to request the President to call an International conference for negotiat ing reciprocal tariff to amend the HawleySmoot act so that the tariff commission would report Its recommendations to congress Instead of the and to create a con sumers counsel to represent the cause of consumers before the tariff STRONG OPPOSITION TO SUPERVISOR DISTRICTS Public Meeting to Be Held Next Tues day at the Court The proposal of the board of super visors to divide Hardin county into three supervisor districts passed upon by a two to one vote of the on Monday a week has met with opposition in all parts of the It is proposed to circulate petitions in remonstrance and also next Tues day forenoon all who can possibly do so are urged to gather at the court house at to give the board an idea of the general In no part of the county has the action of the board met with approval on the PLACE VALUES FOR TAXATION contrary there is general The boards action was a complete surprise and came like a bolt of lightning from a clear A meeting was held at Iowa Falls last Saturday the purpose of which was to organize the entire county and take action insisting that the board reconsider and rescind its 231 FAMILIES ARE GIVEN AID MORE THAN DOUBLE THE NUM BER SINCE 1925 Assessors of County Met With Audi tor Cows and Heif Men as The assessors held their annual meeting with the county auditor on January at which time they received their supplies and dis cussed new phases of the The schedule of valuations as sug gested by the State Board of Assess ment and Review was adopted as follows 1 2 3 years or 1 2 3 years or Cattle in 4c per Heif 1 2 1 2 Weichers Funeral is Held at The funeral of Peter Weichers was conducted Thursday afternoon at the Reformed church by Clarence were Will Ritz Ben Dick Fred Tako and Her man The Evangelical Mission band has elected the following officers Guy leader LaVonne Raeck president Marcella vice president Evelyn treasur er Esther To Work Five Rock Island lines will return shopmen to work 18 on a five day week in the locomotive and pas senger car The points affected will be Cedar and over 9 months of over 9 months of The assessment roll for 1932 as outlined by the state is much more complete than in previous years and there 13 a special and separate roll for moneys and While in session the assessors passed a resolution of esteem for the Countys Expenditure for Dependent late Levi former assessor Amounts to Iowa should make better provision for her neglected children was the plea made by Mae Hab Director of the Child Wel fare Bureau of the State Board of at the seventh annual meet ing of the Hardin County Social Ser vice League in Eldora Monday after Hab ernicht stated children should be institutionalized only as a last resort since the child later finds it difficult to adjust to She stated that in the twentyfive counties organized with social service leagues her department finds fewer social Harry Iowa treasurer of the Social Service report ed receipts of during 1931 expenditures supplementing the coun ty fund leaving a balance of County re porting on the expenditures of the county stated that had had been required to aid the poor outside the county Of this amount 89 per cent was spent for direct relief to The number of families known to the League has increased from 243 in 1925 to 531 in 1931 according to the report made by Elsie So cial To meet this increase in work new and larger committees have been organized in the various towns of the Six vacancies on the Board of Di rectors were filled by Miss Fanny Eldora DECLAMATORY CONTEST To Held Evening of Januarj 25th At the home declamatory contest to be held Monday January thirteen high school pupils will compete for Many of the se lections have been state consequently the program promises to be of the Last year three seniors carried off the first Come and see who the best speakers this year will Those who place first will represent Ackley High School in the State preliminary con test to be held The con testants and members of the Liter aryDrama Club are selling tickets for the Remember the and be there A COMMUNITY FROLIC People of Clear Lake Put on a Pro gram with The Civic League and Commercial Club of Clear Lake gave the people of that city entertainment at the Community A grand march was led by the mayor and oldtime dances werethe order of the the high school orchestra furnishing mu Other features followed a trial of Volstead in connection with De humorous local incidents the entertainment closed with serv ing frappe and wafers to all persons the hall was r of Iowa Falls who had passed away since tho meeting of The assessors for the different tax ing districts are Scott Humke Johnson Iowa Warnock Alden Gardner Alden Rehm Buckeye John Schwing cr Buckeye Gaston El Clarence Huffman Chancy Fred Cross Jaspers Steamboat Frank Willis Eldora Hoover Eldora Brownell Lytle Kadolph Hilker Fred Kuhfus Radcliff Cammack Tysdahl Hoolscher Otis Rash New Andrews Union Walton Union Nelly Halden NEW CASE FILED HAS INTERESTING POINTS ot at Emmetsburg last destroyed the chicken hatchery that was owned by Six large supplies and equipment were entailing a loss of WOULD DISCONTINUE TRAINS Two Passenger and Mail Trains on the Rock Two of the best mail and passenger trains on the Rock Island running through Abbott Wells burg and on through Iowa Falls to Estherville and Sioux Water would be taken off in accordance with the companys deci All along the entire line of three hundred miles the public has protest ed and a strong effort will be made to continue running the Some of the towns in northwest Iowa would have their mail service badly crippled but the railroad company can hardly be expected to operate its trains at a heavy financial The day motor trains replaced by steam and only one train a day each way along the entire Advertise Theres a buyer for every article of merchandise in every store in Ack ley If its hid where no one will even see it it will probably never be sold and sooner or later will be shelf worn and out of Display your adver tise sell BUFFALO CENTER FIRE Block in Business Section De stroyed Loss A block of buildings in the business section of Buffalo Center was de stroyed by fire Sunday entail ing a loss of Buildings destroyed were the Hunt er Drug Hoofs pool Wilsons general Home Bak Weaver Harness Sorenson Produce Forest City Imple ment Company Bob Heitland and the dental office of Fire fightingapparatus from For est Thomp son and Blue were brought and kepi the flames from spreading to other Buffalo Center is in Winnebago a village of about 900 many former Ackley and vicinity people now reside in the town or near Is Spring Near at Hand Union Fannie McAllis Alden George Whit ten Tell Hubbard and Radcliff elected for three year were The two banks at Ansgar have giving the new and com bined concern deposits amounting to has less than eight hundred The mildness of the winter months so far lends to ready belief in the theory that migratory birds may be on their way back Monday while near the Kittelson estate farm west of Carl Rue and three companions saw a meadow lark sporting gaily in the snow so far as they could happy and It is believed this is the first report of an early meadow lark or robin in this LIQUOR CASES PREDOMINATE IN GRUNDY COURT COSTS Heaviest Costa Come with Prosecu Court Practically sixty per cent of the criminal cases listed on the docket of the Grundy county clerks office dur ing 1931 were for liquor illegal transportation of liquor being the charge in most of the offenses against liquor There were twentysix cases docketed during the year and fifteen were some form of liquor The remaining eleven cases were scattered with three larceny cases coming next in There were two charges of issuing bad checks and two breaking and entering There were four cases of insanity 168 cases of law and equity seventy marriage licenses were issued and ten actions for divorce during the Income Tax The federal governments revenue department at Des under Lars has sent out unpleasant reminders income tax blanks for lowans to fill They go to 500 to estates and Heira Who Kept Their Portion Property A petition in the office of the clerk of courts was filed Thursday that will prove decidedly interesting when it reaches trial on its for the reason that unique legal ques tions may Allie Freeborn Brande and Clarissa Eva Kidd are the plaintiffs in the case and the defendants are James William Brande and a number of other plaintiffs and defend ants having inherited from a relative certain lands in Franklin and Hardin Later certain or the defendants equity in the were which mortgage touched the title held by the plaintiffs who had kept their equity in the inherited property free from Suit in partition asks the court to give a warantee deed to plaintiffs free and independent of any interest the mortgage may In other the plaintiffs ask that their interests be protected by the court as unencumbered nothwith standlng the undivided lands have a mortgage against The Central Life Insurance Com pany has filed a petition in district court in which it asks that plaintiff be given a judgment on a certain promissory note for Swen et COURT CASES FORECLOSURES Court Docket Begins to Fill Up No Court Until For the February term of court that is to convene at Eldora the latter part of the docket is be ginning to fill up with new noticeable among the halfdozen that were filed during the past were these Katherine Farwell Marie Otto et foreclosure of Life vs Ham ilton et foreclosure of eK 33 33 John Hancock Life Martha Wampler et fore closure of nVi 20 Scott Frank fore closure of lot Osgood Oakwood Iowa Allie Brando et al James Local Man Given Osterland has been appointed one of the judges at the state show to be held in connection with the State Convention of the Iowa Corn and Small Grain Growers at 1st to He will represent the northern section of For several years Oster land has been known as a profession al grower and exhibitor of pure bred grains and has devoted much time to the study and development of new He also helped make the score card by which the corn will be judged at the state show this January The midJanuary thaw has been with us the past few days but the home folks are burning notwith and keeping the home fires with Iowa sav ing money and keeping Iowa miners Thats that Brande et action in 2 and wMi ne Central Life Insurance Swen Ostrom et fore closure of e nwVi ne Boldon Boldon es action in 20 and VALUED PATRONS Friends of Long Res idents Ed Spengler is one of the old time residents of the but before his good wife and family came to Ackley to make their happy they tilled the soil in Osceola just over the Franklin county and it was there after strenuous days they were ac customed to sit in the shade of the old apple tree and visit with his brother Ben and and George Spengler and his Spengler located in south Franklin in the late seventies with a single exception whose home is at all the others have Spengler is well along in tha eighties now he was in at the World Journal office a few days ago to pay his respects and shove the date on the label up to 1933 declared our house would be neither happy nor complete without its regular weekly He remained to chat a little and recalled some of the incidents and ex periences of tha years that have brought so many Another Julius Reinke is another of the oldtime resident subscribers of the He went on the farm in Geneva township when he and Reinke were joined in happy wedlock fortyfour years ago they lived on the farm there until twentyfive years ago when they became residents of They too have been valued appreciating its regular weekly call during all that length of ;