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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - January 21, 1932, Ackley, Iowa VOLUME JANUARY fttE mRTMENf WHOLE Briefs of tbe nDornltta Earthquake terrorizes people at People flee from homes towns thrown in utter darkness staves off Jhould Hate Some Beneficial Effect on Cost of Ascertain Condition of Especially as Applies to Electric inspection of buildings along Main from basement to top has been made by the properly Appointed committee of the fire de partment within the past and vhatever defects in wiring or other has been noted and the owner tenant of the building advised of Iheir The department has had a form gt Louis printed that is both informative to he owner and tenant as well as the and is filed for future The blank contains these Kind of business manager or own er kind of frame or jtile general condition of building do doors open in or is gasolineor kerosene stored in the building vhere is it stored is this room ven tilated are all light wires insulated fare any wires resting on pipes or nails does a 220lead enter the building what kind of switchbox is lused it a one or twostory build ling what is the condition of second fstory what is the condition of base pment does basement haye outside entrance what is used furnace or steamheat what I is condition of furnace and I pipes are pipes proper distance from I ceiling and walls is there a fire extinguisher in the building is am monia kept in the building are Xray films kept in the building what are they stored in what changes are From this it will be noted that a i good record is had of every business block along Main street or in the I business section of Fire in F surance c o m p a nies basing charges for carrying risks on build lings and property doubtless appre Iciate the information that is con ttained in the with tie efficient condition of the fire de persons carrying ihsur ice should given the benefit ol lie care that is taken to prevent loss ps or damage resulting from The department at the present irne includes nineteen men the juipment is excellent plenty of and efficient service Cedar Rapids plans to keep 350 people on payroll three days a Allen wins hot fight for nomination for governorship in Long goes to Seven more plead guilty in huge midwest liquor On trial in federal Entire family of five persons kid naped as bank of near Chi MORE CREDIT WON BY FRANKLIN LARGEST FARM BUREAU MEM BERSHIP IN STATE Credited With Having Largest Num ber of Standard Bureau Des The Franklin County Farm Bureau walk ed away with the highest honors in the annual membership contest of the nnn Iowa Farm Bureau Federation in citypays six per cent 1931 for the third consecutive year it was revealed after Unemployed of nation threaten to form third political party meet in Dawes to guide big government credit agency two billion Jesuit priests ordered by govern ment of Spain to get out of the coun Crowds fight to see trial of at Treasures uncovered in tomb in worth Untold treas ures hidden Floods spread to new ground in Residents of delta area delegation to Arms parley in leave CONDENSED RECALLED TIES Subscriber Visions Scenes of Child hood and School Days in Nellie Williams of South Recalls Pleasant noon at the opening session of the annual convention of the state or The trophy placque for the county having the largest num ber of paid up members in 1931 and the largest per centage of farmers in the county who were paid up farm bureau members in 1931 was award ed to the Franklin county organiza Franklin long recognized as one of the best counties in naturally has one of the strongest farm bureau organizations in the state and it lias upheld that reputa tion in fine style by winning the membership trophy for the third con secutive The plaque was pre sented at yesterday afternoons ses sion and was accepted for the county by Franklin county 75 New Members in The Franklin County Farm Bureau had a total membership in 1931 of and this represented the largess per centage of farmers who were members that any county MISS DAUGHTER AND ABBAS FIRST IN THE FIELD Sheriff Thompson Announces That He will Be There are indications of activity on the part of candidates and probable candidates for office in Hardin coun Sheriff Thompson is the first to break the ice and announce that he is a candidate for The expectation is that others will follow the sheriffs The year promises to be one of un usual inasmuch as all the county offices as well as state will be for nomination and Snow The sun that shone brightly the greater part of Tuesday had the ef fect of melting and reducing snow Over at Cedar Rapids and in that locality there is no sign of snow Instead of the recent snowfalls there was CONTEST OFFER PROTEST TO SUPERVISOR PLAN Betwee Eight and Ten Hundred Per sons at Court Objection to Creation of Dividing H The Program Promises to Be One of Unusual The annual high school declama tory contest will be held at the high school Monday evening January at Come and hear a good program and encourage the speakers at the same Those who place first in the three classes will represent Ackley High School in the state preliminary contest Feb ruary Five of the speakers have taken part in previous The selections are the products of master writers and The program follows South and On the County Into To E E D IN G the protest of voters and representative citizens from all parts of Hardin the board of supervisors at Mondays concluded to defer action on the mat ter until the first meeting of the board in on the Not in a long time has so much interest been created in a pub lic business matter as was evidenced at after petition had been cir culated throughout the in op position to the hastily proposed plan of a majority of the board members to change the manner of electing j members of the board of supervisors I for individual districts instead of electing them by the county as a The petitions had been hastily prepared and were in circulation a few days but they bore the sig natures of two thousand and more The court room was jammed and it required but a short obtain an expression of sentiment after the meeting had been formally Any number of persona gave expression to their views the substance of the talks was that no one was aware that such a move had been contemplated the manner of electing members of the board through all the years has been by the county as a and there appears CLOSING HOURS Ackley Barbers Fix Time Beginning The barbers and several shops in have agreed upon the follow ing Janu ary all Ackley barber shops will observe the following hours To close at oclock Wednesdays and Sat opening at 8 closing at 10 MARY FRANTZ i ghould result from any eath of Father of After church Sunday Mrs Collister received a wire from jier sister in saying that father had passed She lef larshalltown at on Sunday foi Colorado and arrived there Monday 2 The funeral was in Fort McGowan was born in and came with his Iparent to Wisconsin when he was if our years He grew ta manhood Ithere and enlisted in the Second Wis cavalry for the Civil war and I remained with the army for four He then took up a homestead near South Eight children were born to Collister being next to the They moved to Colorado thirty years His father was a professor in a college in the north of McGowan was 89 at the time of his He had been a member of the Methodist church for over six ty His brother and a cousin all soldiers in the Civil are laid to rest in Iowa Winter Feed for to Aldo in charge of the Iowa game one of the best possible winter feeding methods for quail is to leave an or dinary loosetacked corn shock near quail He says the quail readily clip away the husks and sUk from even the most tightly hvisked Leopold recommends that every farmer leave some shocks of cprn for the quail this DUBUQUE UNIVERSITY GETS GIFT President Paul Bueholz of the Unt versity of Dubuque announced Mon day that a gift of has been made to the The donors do not choose to revea their President Busholz said to tfee N a letter to the publisher of the World Journal from Nellie Williams of the Williams family for many years were residents of Ackley they have lived at Mitchell thirty pos sibly longer gives some entertaining nstances and recalls interesting ex of other days in Messerli writes I am enclosing a money order for the sum of four dollars back pay on the paper for the years Always enjoy receiving the Have greatly missed reading of late locals you published occasionally of forty and fifty years These al ways so vividly recalled to my mind reminiscences and happenings long forgotten but again revived in my memory when reading them And then I recall that thirtythree years have elapsed since my father passed breaking home and we left the old home to reside else In the locals published today in the I recognize so few names of people I and it truly goes to show the decided changes that are brought about as the years roll Hope you may see fit to dig down Died at Home of Parents in the Early Morning of Miss daughter of and residing four miles east of died at the home of her parents in the early morning of the result of after a comparatively brief She was born April and attained the age of twenty eight months and twenty She spent her childhood and grew to wom anhood at the family home east ot attended country school and also Ackley high from which she graduated and later took the nor mal course at Iowa At the time that she was stricken she was engaged in teaching school near the family She was baptised in the Christian Reformed church funeral services are to be held Friday after to be conducted by Folk pastor She was Orchestra Flag on Fort Charles Bakker a Martyr Collister Prince of Collister Masterful Man of the Arnold Milliken Orchestra The Lance of to be no reasonable cause for chang ing to the district All who chose to do so were privi Henry daughter of Joseph and Mary came to from the place of her at the age of four and lived there with her parents till in 1884 when at 9 years of age she came with them to Hardin living at liar din On October she was united in marriage to Henry Frantz of Ack ley his death occurred August An adopted Miss Dora also preceded her in Frants continued her residence here through the Monday at after a brief illness of a sho passed quietly She was a charter member of the Womens Missionary society First Presbyterian which was ganized in October by She was actively identified with the church life from its begin ning in although not a member until April since which time she had been a faithful and active She was the daughter of Ackleys then known as Fontaine postoffice first postmaster she was appointed Dorothy Brittell The Phantom Ruth Clawson Peter and the Mildred Jacob leged to give expression to their in dividual and the conclusion was by the that the matter will be reconsidered at the meeting that is to be held on the 2nd of and it is taken as as sured that the previous action will be The district plan does not meet the public Electing members of the board as a entiie county us The Truly Naomi Ludeman the Ruth Seybold Chancellor as Frank Knowlea of Okla is a nephew of the deceased he with his wife has visited at intervals there are also his Ellis and Henry Knowles of and a Florence Macy of and another Earl Jackson of Los and on her husbands Frantz of a his Lyle Willies Dress Orchestra Heetland Willies First among the old files and produce for publication more of the old ghosts of the Remember me with kind regards to my third grade Anna How I recall school day incidents when the third grade was taught in the old building off of Main street just west of he old poultry house owned by Block and across the street east of he Theodore Roosevelt and John Nix The Adult and Juvenile templars of which I happened to be a member used to hold their meetings up Incidentally a rear view from the upstair windows affordec a splendid view down on the old Ed Sawyer livery stables and the Ackley House conducted by the Bolender and later destroyed by Can imagine this era would not look at all familiar to me Enough of old time memories revived for the pres had many young and all mourn her She is survived by her two Cornelius and and two sisters Tena and Minnie her grandparents and ON THE WAY OUT William Galloway Gets a Good for Senatorial William Galloway was given quite a sendoff at a few even ings when quite a sizeable rep resentation of republicans of the old home assembled publicly and proclaimed that Bills our Susannah Laipple Where Theres a Lynch The Bubble Wagner Gresslin Decision of the Dear graduate and post graduate of thedepartment of Drake Ace Orchestra Hit by Car Dies of Injuries nis a opportunity to select Carol Sherman of and Miss more capable who will serve the I Delia Frantz of Cedar and best interests of the county as a whole Roy Frantz of and not by a board that might be able to prevent certain parts of the county from receiving just consideration in the disposition of public CLOCKS IDEA Expresses View on Appetite and Activities of the Iowa division of the Association Against the Prohibi tion Amendment were decried by Dis trict Judge Sherwood of in a talk at Wednesday Speaking before a mens group at the Presbyterian he said the association should be more con cerned with the best interests of Iowas boys and girls than with the personal habits and appetites the Living alone for many Frantz was not immune from those characteristics which often develop under these but to all who were privileged to know her in timately she was a true pleas ingly and precise in all her socially and other She will be missed by a large num ber of friends who through her long continued residence in this community had come to know and honor and who join in extending their sympathy to the Funeral under direction of pastor of First Presbyterian were held from the late home Thursday afternoon at Burial wac in Oakwood in from two years ago f of avenue southeast teacher of Kind regards and best smiieall primed to meet the Nellie Williams 1321 Fourth A n A TNTOT n when he was basing the nomination the fifth grade in the Immaculate for congressman against RobinsonConception died at 6 a photograph shows Galloway Mercy hospital from the ef stubby black wearing a 1321 Fourth Putting Men to Announcement is made that the Rock Island Pacific rail road restored positions to for mer shop employes who returned to their accustomed places Monday at various company shops along the Of these several hun dred were employed in the shops at Cedar Its good news and is hailed with particular delight all along the More such orders are hoped Refused to In a murder trial that is being con ducted at two men who were implicated in the one giv en a life the other forty years in both returned to give refused to do Judge Clopk of Hampton is the presiding jjp reason is given by the men for the WARNING AGAINST EATING OF PORK fered when an automobile struck her on She was crossing Third I avenue at Tenth street southeast with Sister Mary Assumptia when a car PARTIALLY COOKED driven west by oW Twentyeighth street drive T 10 A crossed the intersection and struck Des her 8ccident happened at 7 warning against eating insufficiently Her death was Cedar Rapids first cooked pork has been given by the automobile fatality of 1932 state department of which ceived a report of seventeen cases of waa graduated from Josephs trichinosis from a college in the now the Immaculate Con school in Cedar in eastern of the 9 Thursday from the Mount Victims were members of a ci ering which ate homemade sausage I terWpcTof cooked at an open the Je1 Funeral services will be held at partment m Several cases of the disease were reported recently at the University of During the year 1931 the sum of was expended for ma on the public highways of Hardin It Is a big sum of money and is separate and apart from anything that was ex pended by the state on state high V Eggs Take a Eggs took a heavy jolt the latter part of the week when the price fell from 16 cents a dozen that was being paid at the to 10 Local grocers were selling them at 11 cents a dozen this price has continued through the Not in many years has the price of eggs been at the price prevailing at the present Ordinarily at this season of the they sell at around 50 to 55 cents a It is clearly a matter of sup ply and between six and seven million people mostly in the industrial cities of the quite natural that the demand is taken to She is survived by three Rapids WEATHER MORE 14KB Changes Charles Floyd county super automatically vacated that of fice when he accepted a position as overseer of the it was ruled yesterday by Judge BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes of General Eightyseven car loads of live stock have been shipped from the little station of by shippers there during the past This takes in of 254 338 head Of and the amount paid to farmers for stock was Crashing into a parked truck near Harold Glen were The truck drivers car had stalled because the gasoline had become but rear car lights were To State Pauline Steinmeier Welke was taken to the state hospital for the insane at Sunday forenoon after an examination at Eldora assured authorities of the of A SPRING THAN WINTER The temperature today continuec Ha high flying tactics in what te supposed to be the middle The mercury reached 38 at noon and 40 at Tyes4ays maximum temperature was registered at The mer cury dropped gradually to 38 at 7 and at midnight stood at The minimum of 35 was reached at 7 At sixteen persons were arrested on gambling Punch boards and slotmachines totaling were The Clifton hotel at Tama Is undergoing repairs and improvement under the management of Landlord a recent The Jowa river at Marshalltown has been over its banks in the low places caused by melting ;