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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - January 28, 1932, Ackley, Iowa onrtml VOLUME Official Hardin JANUARY COLE Presidents Relief Measures Passed Congressman Lauds Selection of Dawes Sees fax Boost as By Cyrenus Jam are wait ing here in Washington for some one to send us word that he is willing to share his part of the additional taxes that are So far all the let ters have been in Every one wants exempted the particular thing that he is interested From auto mobile men to cigaret men the cry Dont tax What a relief it would be if some one would 1 am willing to pay my Do not think that it is a pleasant duty to levy additional I want no one to envy me my vote on this legislation it is not likely to please any There was once upon a time a member who boasted that he had voted for every appropriation bill and against every tax But we have all danced and now some one must pay the 1 can recall at least one man who wrote me a year ago to vote for a certain big He almost told me I would be Welcomed back home unless I did vote for More recently that same man wrote protesting something he is interested and by which he makes his But that is human Every one is willing to spend the other mans but not his Rehabilitation Bills The two most important items in what we call the Presidents rehabil itation program have been enacted into they are stupendous The chief of the Re construction Finance for which we appropriated today with hardly more effort than drawing a There was no one to op pose What will this legislation do it will or can be made to do al most anything that the seven direc with the approval of the secre tary of the see fit to If a bank has a piece of paper thai is not what is called they can make it They will take the 1 piece of paper and give the bank money for Of this will not be done without We created a similar corporation in 1921 after the deflation of that It did the work then and we believe it will do it Instead of frozen as sets there will be liquid ones ana money will begin to flow freely Some fear it will bring along another a little infla tion will do no After much deflation we must have a little infla Selection of Dawes a the men who will ad minister this big trust fund are big enough for their President Hoover made the best ten strike of his administration when he named Charles as the chief admin It was an inspirational Dawes was about to return to Europe to dicker over He was almost taken from the boat and put to work on a job that is big ger and more important than any business we can have in Europe now or even can Associated with Dawes will be men of similar Eugene Mey er is a financial He was at the head of the corporation of They say he saved two thousand banks in two months and when he wound up the affairs of what was then called the revamped War FiT nance there were no He made the corporation But even if it did not pay out think of how much it will be worth to reestablish One objector there are always it would help only the banks and the and so If it will do here is hoping it how the whole coun try would be Put the banks into normal the railroads and so and how long would it take to get the rest of our affairs into better if not good shape again Made Speaking of the tariff some one uncovered the fact the other day that the chairs in the house restau rant were made in instead of in the good old United A of immediately introduced a bill pn the to the effect that Continued on page eight 1 Briefs of tbe fiDorning Gang at South kid naps manufacturer and holds him for ransom of British submarine goes to bottom with 58 seamen on In 110 feet of water in English Youth at A1 a shoots himself to find the hereaft Two thousand four hundred United States and British are at Shanghai to defend countrymen and interests there as against threat of Japanese army and fleet of twenty four war of chewinggum is dead will be buried on his own island in the twentyfive miles from American James Lemley of will oppose Long for state Fifteen convicted in midwest al cohol and boose ring ii Chicago five four caught in man is shot to death at Had transferred there held up at point of Governor Ritchie of Maryland and Garner of puz zle Roosevelt Catholic Jesuit priests ordered out of Spain by secretary of legislative favors abandonement of state census that would cost Twopersons die in Iowa WHOLE IOWANSHAYE THE DOUGH Ranks Fourth Among Figures Average for Each Person is Surely You Have Record in FAULKNER John Laipple was a business caller in Waterloo August Carstens shipped a double deck car of hogs to Minneapolis last and Will Abraham were visitors in the John Knoll home at Geneva Saturday Donald Dentel and William Dia mond attended the basket ball game at Ackley Friday Homer and and John Bonewitz spent Thurs day night in the John Roegner and Peters and and John Peters spent Fri day night in the Abraham and Clayton Knippel of and Frank Roeg ner of Geneva and and John Roegner were Sunday visitors in the Will Knippel Edith Blanche and Lena Mae all of were over night guests in the homes of Faith and Winola Wagner and Su sannah Laipple last and Schachterle and son and and John Laipple spent Sunday in the home of Peters at visiting with Ed a former longtime resident of Friends from the Faulkner neigh borhood gathered at the hall at Ackley Tuesday honor ing and Howard Wagner at a postnuptial About seventy were games and dancing furnished the At the close of the evening refresh ments were served and and Wagner were presented with a The farm home of and Oscar east of was destroyed by fire Sunday of and Eichmeier were not at home at the time the blaze was discovered by The Ackley Fire Depart ment prevented the fire from spread ing to other buildings The farm is owned by Henry Ricksmeier of Ack arid the house was covered by The property of and Eichmeier was a total the insurance haying expired a short time ROBERTSON Miss Adeline Ubben went to Hamp ton to remain several Frank and Jesse Bartling visited Monday at the John Janssen and Glen Wilson helped with the butchering at the parental Engelke Minnie Williamson and daugh ter Phyllis spent Sunday at the Heffelmeier The shipping association enjoyed an oyster dinner at the Robertson church Tuesday Stubbe has gone to West Union for a short visit with her sjs Harm John Janssen has returned home after several weeks Herman Butts butchered two pjgs and a beef last Carl Butts assisted with the Ed Will Graf Fenton Whitmoves and Will Richtsmeier helped and Lou Eldred cel A fourth place ranking in the na tion in per capita wealth during 1930 was credited to Iowa in figures re leased yesterday by the National In dustrial Conference Iowas wealth in 1930 was equiva lent to per outranked only by Wyoming and South According to the board the total national wealth in 1930 was and the total national in come for the same the board these sums could have been distributed equally among all the families in the each family would have had of capital and of The total physi cal or per from 1929 while income representing the sum of personal in come of all individuals in the coun plus business savings dropped or per Nevada Ranks The per capita wealth in 1930 was as compared with in 1929 and the per capitaincome was in 1930 as compared with in The wealth per gainful cluding the was in and his income was The term gainful for women engaged in household tasks without specific and Among Nevada had the greatest per capita wealth with 985 Wyoming was second with and South Dakota was third with Mississippi was last with The figure for diEtribution of wealth by states in as compared with in The difference be tween the figures for national wealth and for the distribution of it by states is accounted for by the fact that the state figures do not include the value of ships in the United States privately owned water supply sys and gold and silver coin and which cannot be allocated geographically among the The per capita wealth by states in 1930 included Indi ana Missouri North Da South AVisconsin Wyoming Gave Them a and Harold several miles north of Ackley resi were given a the home of and Koten brink last It was a merry gathering of friends and the wedded pair were sthe recipients of many useful household The company was a merry One of the features of the event was a dance at the hall in Geneva All was merry as marriage bells and the best wishes of relatives and friends go to this young and Koten brink will tenant farm that has been tenanted by Carl who recently had a closingout President of the Mayor Fred E Trainer is president of the Iowa League of instead of The league recently held a meeting at Des Moines and Trainer in at ebrate their thirtieth wedding anni Herbert Strahorn and family of George Clyde Grace Rutherford and sons and Miss Gertrude Long spent Sunday afternoon and evening at the Wilsosn Miss Gayle Wilaby returned to the Lutheran training hospital at Cedar Rapids after spending sev eral weeks at home caring for her Jesse The pupils of the grammar room enjoyed a skating party at the Will Grafe farm Monday Ubbe Harken is ill of inflam matory rheumatism and is under the doctors and Will Grafe were Ack ley callers Monday Huse stayed Monday night with Harold riuhacribe lor tae WorldJournal THE COMMUNITY SPIRIT Enlarged Trade Territory and In creased BusinessThrough It is the united community spirit that the truth of the state ment has often been proven and at this particular time unity on the part of our business people is more urgently needed than at any other under other These Bargain Days could be and should be made more times more effective every business man along the street would exert himselt in the manner that he by be ing represented in the Bargain Day The home folks anticipate and watch for Bargain Day a bit ot extra effort should be made to reach out into tho rich trade territory that surrounds Ackley on all sides from twelve to fifteen Ackleys trade territory can be enlarged and made more productive by united ac ASSESSORS GET PERSONAL VALUES NO REAL ESTATE VALUATIONS ONLY CREDITS List Includes Everything From Cam was to Watches and Flying If you see a man coming up the lane toward your and youre not exactly familiar with his you can make a guess that must be the Theyre all out by this time they have received instructions from the county sihd know exact ly what is supposed to go in the big youllpay the tax levy that has been the man who owns his own little or will not osciipe paying the tax on it that has fixed assessors at this time will take account of whatever loose change you may have you tell him about a lot more some of the additions to the list are your boat if youre fish or launch if you like to roll along on the crest and make a splurge in your watch and including the Big Ben camera or machine if you have and merchants must report tho for their stock and fixtures are Try to Get If youve a lot of money stuck away in the old kitchen or in an old stocking somewhere un der the roof or in the old the assessor will be asking about all and youre expected to look im straight in the eye and say yes or no and how lot of them do never have and theyd likely have heartfailure if the honest truth were to be Other taxables are prom issory due cream real estate book contracts for the sale of real stock in out side corpora tion outside the state these are to be listed in supposed to The schedule for assessment of livestock as prepared by state board will be The valuations are for good animals and the assessor can value each individual animal in comparison to this Reductions average several dollars an animal less than last year the schedule was published by the World Journal in last Thursdays In the City of county at torney was in the city look ingup certain detail matters in con nection with a case that is booked to come up for hearing at the February term of although it is under stood the interested parties in the case have settled their it became a state 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 Inter will be shelf worn and out of i Snow All the Trainmen on the Illinois Central reported snow all the way from Du buque to Tuesday morn The Derr Leach orchestra will play for a dance sponsored by the of Friday January TO MEET AGAIN NEXTTOESDAY TO PROTEST AGAIN AGAINST CHANGE OF METHOD of Placing Coun ty Into Not a Popular Aetna township and the northeast corner of Hardin county should be well represented at the meeting that is to be held at court house at next The meeting is called for the ex press purpose of protesting the re cent action of the board of super proposing to change the meth od of electing members of the board from the county as a whole to a dis trict and it is that the gathering will express itself forcefully and clearly in the matter of taxes and Property own ers have been paying the high dollar in taxes for years and it is time to call a The meeting gives promise of being a representative one every section of the county will be WINNERS IN THE HIGH SCHOOL CONTEST Good Audience Greets Pupils Splen did Program A appreciative a u d i ence heard the annual home declamatory contest Monday evening in which twelve speakers competed for hon Competition was decidedly keen and the ranking was very The thirteenth Lauress Col was unable to take part be cause of serious The winning speakers and the selections which they read are as follows Masterful Man of the Arnold first Flag on Fort Sum Charles Dra Truly Naomi first Peter and the An Mildred Humor Theres a Mary first The Bubble Winola The critic graduate of Drake commended the twelve con testants and their Miss Mar garet for the splen did Those who placed first represent Ackley High February at in the State preliminary in which speak ers from Iowa and Buckeye will FIRE IN THE COUNTRY Residence Place on Henry Ricksmeter Farm Destroyed A fire that occurred Sunday after noon on the Henry Ricksmeier north of completely destroyed the residence entailing a fi nancial loss of to in addition left the Sam Eichmeier tenants of the without a The origin of the fire is not as and Eickmeier were not at home at the The fire had a considerable start when first but by hard work on the part of the Ackley fire department and other buildings on the place were saved from The familys house hold all their personal be were The loss to the residence property is partially covered by insurance and Eichmeier carried no insurance on their personal Court Action for Sister Mary before hex following an automobile acci dent at Cedar the first of the past brought court action against the driver of which struck her at a Sis ter Mary Aquinas was bom in the village of south of of former wellknown and Leisure she was born there in her girlhood was spent there and she is well remembered by many here and in the Abbott The suit is for For a Valentine On the evening of pre ceding Valentines day which falls on the the ladies of Johns Evangelical church will serve a Further details to be an nounced i son of and Col has been on the sick list the past several NOT IN THE BANANA BELT Were Just Over the Edge a at A short run by cither railroad train or automobile discloses the fact that although we are in the habit of claim ing were in the banana it appears that at the present at were just a few miles over the A trip eastward discloses the fact that snow and ice cover the road waya eastward until within a few miles of Cedar the nana belt is Out of Wa terloo to Independence there is no sign of and on to Cedar Rapids the recent heavy snowfall of twelve to fourteen inches here was rain In that so there haa been but little snowfall all were over the line a but since Sunday with warm the days have been more like early April than the tailend of YARimTfCASES FILED WITH CLERK Three Divorce Actions Included in the Record Other Twelve entries were made on the court calendar during the week end ing with Saturday last among the number three actions for some with children which indicates the breaking up of home ties and also that the children will be obliged to along as best they Four m o r t gage foreclosures for large The record is as appended The Weeka Dewey Robertson Mildred Rob Teske vs Moore et suit on Clara Carr Paul divorce and Anna Kruger di Cora Keller Jacob Faust et suit for funds derived from pur chase of Illinois State Bank of Quiney John Wirds et foreclosure of mort gage on Dolph Pickering et al Henry suit on Bankers Life Lonnie Blair et foreclosure of Scurry Cora Ftl brandt et suit on Life Lars Sev erseike et foreclosure of mort gage on John action to terminate lease vs suit on Hatlestud Lars Scver seike et foreclosure of SEERLEY STRICKEN President Emeritus of Teach ers College at Cedar The name of Homer Seerley is familiar to practically every house hold in northeastern and north cen tral He is known to all school he having been president of the State Normal or Teachers Col for fortyithree Seerley suffered a stroke of paralysis Saturday and while his condition was deemed serious a he has since recovered himself fairly Along in the 80s he has been engaged in educational work longer than any other lowan son from and two daughters who were called to Cedar have returned to their Gerrit Burger underwent an un usual experience when he saved him self and son from death on the rail road tracks near his home at Sioux His automobile stalled squarely In front of the rapidly ap proaching Burger seized child and As he did his foot stepped on the The en gine started and the being in rolled off the track just as the train rushed The car traveled on down the road until it was stopped by a THREE APPLICATIONS FOB MARRIAGE LICENSES FILBD Applications for marriage licenses were filed with the Clerk of Butler county courts during the past week by John Peter and Lulu Margaret Ack ley Ben Edward and Grace both of Ackley and John and Gladys Lucille 1 At It William Brass is again employed as assessor of Washington Butler He in the city Tuesday ;