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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - June 30, 1932, Ackley, Iowa otmral VOLUME Official Hardfai JUNE WHOLE HEAVY RAINS CAUSE Eneineer Rudisill of Franklin Puts it at Bridges and Culverts Washed Engineer Rudisill of Franklin coun ty estimates that property damage to the amount of thirty thousand dol lars has resulted from the recent the heaviest of which fell dur ing the past A careful survey brings out the information that three bridges were washed the ap proaches to twentyeight others were more or less wrecked and culverts washed All the creeks were out of their banks and great stretches of farm land in every part of the coun ty were under water a good lot of corn land was under water and from present appearances the corn will either have to be replanted or the acreage left as it It is estimated that the rainfall amounted to nearly four A bridge over the West Fork in Ingham township was car ried away a concrete bridge in Reeve township wa practically The county engineer estimates that to replace the bridges and graveled roads and repair other dam age will cost or AT STATE MEETING Franklin County Officials Take Part in Herman Judgens and members of the Franklin county board of supervi sors County Auditor County Clerk County Recorder Nettie Patton Argent and County Highway Engineer Rud isill were in Des Moines the first of the week to attend the annual meet ing of the Iowa County Officers Asso Henke is president of the supervisors division of the as sociation and presided over that part of the Van member of the legislature from Franklin was also in attendance at the conven TO SELL ELEVATORS Fanners at Properties Stockholders who are interested in the Farmers Elevator company at are entertaining an offer for sale and purchase by Fron The company has elevators at at Hughes and along the railroad tracks at El Froning is experienced as a grain LIFE ENDANGERED Cigarette Smokers Carelessness Caused Gasoline Over at Shell Rock the carelessness of a cigaret smoker nearly cost John Peoples Oil station his A patron lighted a match and the gas in an automobile tank which Dale was filling He was badly burned about the arms and from he has not yet JOHN ARENDS PIED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON John of aged 80 died Wednesday afternoon from ailments attendant upon old with complications arising from an attack of He leaves a family of seven boys and three Funeral services were held Satur day at the Sieraseh AUTO LICENSE PLATES New Ones for 1933 Blue and Treasurer George Haynes reports the receipt of new automobile license Plates for 1933 received within thepast they will n6t be distributed before The Plates are blue with white Gnmdy countys Board of super visors will improve certain highways at an expenditure of John Ross of was given a grad ing contract eight miles it resurfacing near calls and ymte of rock near Qladbrook calls and Walter Austin and members of family were at Ar lington Friday in attend ance funeral of tbc Extreme wets hold reins as repeal battle rages in national democratic convention at Wets win with big Louis San Francisco railroad asks government for loan of three and a quarter million or bank Worst financial year in govern ments history closes with today deficit is three billion Butter market is due for an up turn improvement Senator Walsh of Montana chosen permanent in place of national France and Germany cannot agree admit failure and Lausanne confer ence nears British premier Mac wants them to bury the Veterans bonus plank Economy bill sent to white house provides one month layoff without pay for government Borah shies at Hoover says he will not support Burtis at sustained a broken leg when the pony lie was riding slipped on the pave throwing the boy Mercury up to yes Resident of Had Gone to Waverly for Contrary to Lindemann who had gone to a Waverly hospital for an expecting to be afforded relief and died there Friday evening She had gone to the hospital the week She was in her 57th year prior to removal to Des where she made her home with a daughter of her late she lived at Austinville she was a daugh ter of the late and a sister of Walter and Clarence Austin and Sam Funeral services were held at Monday after and the remains interred in the cemetery Services were con ducted by Thompson of the Aplington Presbyterian and LONGDISTANCE TRADERS Hamptons Commercial Club Gives Up Cash to Attract Efforts of Hamptons Commercial club to attract business to that town last Saturday were very successful they advertised extensively through the county offering in merchandise to three people com ing a distance of twentyfive in and Sales slips showing purchases of or more were given by firms whose advertise ments were published in the Chron the slips presented to the secre tary of the As a trade pro moter it was a BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes of General Interest There has been quite an urgent movement in Grundy to pre vail upon Governor Turner to call a special session of the legislature that would have for its purpose the pass age of bills tending to givfe relief to At a meeting at Grundy Monday the idea was practically It had been planned to circulate petitions another one was circulated proposing to withhold the payment but this was not to their liking eith They do not like to sign a paper refusing to Buffington of has new Easy explain he started the potatoes in the house when he started them early in the than transplanted Editor JVan der wicken of the Grundy Center left a few days ago for a delegate to the Rotary Internationa1 in convention in that Miss Maxine Mclsaac and Robert Stonebreaker of Rockwell City were in Ackley Tuesday in attendance af the wedding of Miss Mnrjorie Brittel and Lehr Miss Audrey Morris of Kanawha and Mitchell Baumgartner of Mason were united in marriage at Bel Tuesday The of the church will meet Tuesday HARDIN IN A HOLE Develops That Tax Payments Lack of Being Indications Point to Further Short Cut Out Fancy Frills and Get like and not un ike must stretch them selves according to the if one of the old and homely phrases may be used to express a According to a statement that comes from a public tax payments are a hundred thousand dollars short and there is reason for the belief that by the time the second installment jecomes will be an other shortage of one hundred thou sand This is not pleasant to contem The speed has been too swift the thing is that there has always jeen plenty of money in sight and consequently it has been Many an individual during the past half lozen has felt that he has car ied an unreasonably hard be cause of tax but the ndividual has been powerless to cut he has been called upon to until at the present time the axes in Hardin as applies to he costs at least three months of the individuals ie has any real estate to be such as fairs and farm bu health engineers at ancy bridges and are ileasant to but if people must take their bottom dollars to pay excessive taxesor lose their public officials must be held respon sible for extravagance and faulty STAR ATTRACTION Little German Band at Alden Sunday Over on the sandy at Alden and under the spreading branches of broad Ackleys Little Ger man Band were very much in the class of Marys little lamb and the school for as the according to the bit of verse that used to be familiar to every school followed Marys lamb wherever it it was even so with the little band and their Urn ta rar ump It was quite an unusual day n the little town at the west end of the Having reconstructed the dam across the Iowa river over the waters are kept back and an attrac tive body of water spreads out quite a distance and back up the It provides not alone an attactive scene with its shady but a bathing beach has been The boys and young people and older can go and bathe to their hearts content or they can roll around in the But the star attraction over there Sunday after noon was Ackleys Little German FAME AWAITS MAN WHO QUIT LIQUOR BECAUSE OF 18TH AMENDMENT DBS MOINES there is a single person in Iowa who stopped drinking because of the Eighteenth now is the time for him to step forward and receive lots of free publicity and a fine Members the Prohibition Re search Committee of York were here seeking such a The committee is touring the coun interviewing social welfare workers and police depart ments to find out if anyone has quit drinking because of the prohibition If such a person is said Paul director of the commit he will be taken to Washington and publicized as the man on whom the United States spent LEO PEPPERLING Young Man Dies After Years Illness Burial Leo a young man of the born and reared here died Friday last funeral services were held at Marys Catholic church Tuesday conductet by Father His mother died when he was a child o fifteen and he was taken into the home of and ry who reared His father and three toothers survive George and Edward are residents o Ackley Henry is at Min father at other relatives her and at Iowa His age was 32 t The casketbearers were Clarenci Harry Uaymun Fred Althouei HjMlor Wm Bank Pays Depositors in Ful The Griswold which close in make a fina dividend payment next it wa announced here Pepositor will have been paid 100 per IS IN FULL NEXT MONDAY IS INDEPENDENCE DAY Anniversary of Birth of Americas Celebrations Do Not Take on Old time Importance and Gaiety Flags to Wave Business ULY FOURTH like Merry Christ comes once a theres a heap of differ ence in the tem Its boil ing hot and the fourth isnt lere It is a day of re whether the American citizen goes out to make whoopee or contents himself under shady the idea is that its the anniversary of our and as such every woman and child should not only salute the but congratulate himself that he is a cit zen of the grandest land and best government under the In Ackley it will be a susiness the White Sox will play all flags will Nearby towns where celebrations are to be held are Over at Down at at fair Clear can paddle your own if you want Swimming at Alden None of these celebrations are along the line of oldfashioned Fourth of Julys with big canoe and tub contests by fire the day has lost all that the Flagr still wares Another one of the good towns where the eagle will soar and scream to the delight of patriotic Americans is Judge Herrick of Des will deliver the address of the COLLISTER RETURNS Will Continue On as Pastor of Meth odist for the past two years pastor pf Methodist church in has been reas signed to the place here for another The information is pleasing to members of that congregation as well as to many personal The church conference came to a close at after nearly a weeks DEMOCRATS DEMAND REPEAL OF EIGHTEENTH AMENDMENT Resolutions Committee Endorsed at Every Turn Want Immediate HERES nothing uncertain about the Democrats the national con vention that has been in session in Chicago since has been en husiastic in every There ias been no pussyfooting on any f the issues of public concern there ias been no sidestepping and there ill be The platform declara ions are the briefest in the history f the party hardly fifteen hundred but the sentiments expressed ire to the point and give no oom for equivocation or On the wet and dry is iue democrats in notional conven declare for annullment of the eighteenth amendment re sponsibility for the countrys sorry rade condition is placed where it at the door of Hoover and the republican Majority and minority reports were presented the majority was en on all disputed by a our to one delegate This Thursday just before the WorldJournal goes to the nomination of candidates for presi dent has Roosevelt of New was the first to be placed in but with Sitchie of Baker of and a halfdozen other favorite sons from as many this part of the convention will consume at least six Although Roosevelt leads with in structed the hope of the opposition is high for next Baker New York state is only about onefourth for FOR A PRIZE SHOOT PARTYCONVEN1IONS Theyre to Held at Four County Seats July Notices have been sent out by the county noti fying recently chosen delegates to attend the conventions that are to be held on July This applies to republicans as well as to the demo In Hardin county the republi cans will meet in the largecour room at the court house the demo crats assembling in one of the small er Both parties in Butler and Grundy are to meet at their coun ty seats the same Delegates tp state and judicial conventions wil Rain Spoiled the The Ackley White Sox Wil lianis game of scheduled fo Sunday afternoon at that wa not One inning was playej after the game was of HOG MARKET UP Dealers as Well as Producers Take The price of hogs has advanced all of a and a half and more per hundred weight during the past ten It is less than two weeks ago that top hogs were quoted as per cwt and previous to that they had fallen to the new low of For the best grades in the Chicago market the latest quotation is per an advance of 10 to 20 centa a Everybody is hoping that the advance will MERCURY AT 90 Clearing Skies Start Thermometer It was only 90 degrees Fahrenheit at 2 oclock Saturday afternoon ac cording to the local which is hot but not for Iowa in So far this month the mercury has not reached the rec ord set on May 14 when 93 was There have been abundant Sunday the tempera ture rose high and the air was close apd in the afternoon a cooling RATES GO UP JULY 6 Letter Postage Three Cents Instead of Two Cents an Air Mail Rates Boosted Effective July Post Advance are Planning for a Four County Event for July Members of the Ackley Gun Club are planning to hold a fourcounty prize shoot here on or about the 17th of the coming The program s in course of preparation and may be completed within the next few and the date will have been positively Robinson Spent To win the republican nomination for congress in the con gressional coat the Robinson of according to his statement filed with the secretary of George Dentel has had his resi dence place A decided im provement one that leads to in creased Numerous changes in postal rates will be effective July At that time letter postage will advance from two to three cents an Lettera mailed bearing only a two cent stamp will be returned to the sender the envelope carries a return Otherwise they will be forwarded to the destination and deficient postage collected upon Where let ters are carrying less than two cent stamp and cannot be re turned to the the addressee will be notified to send postage when it will be When first class mail weighing more than one ounce lacks sufficient postage a pen alty of one cent an ounce will be col The price of post cards will remain at one Air mail rates which have been five cents an ounce for the first ounce and ten centa ounce for each additional ounce or fraction thereof will be advanced to eight cents for the first ounce and thirteen cents for each additional ounce or fraction thereof on July Changes in parcel post rates will not be effective until October but will also be The Tuesday Club enjoyed a picnic Tuesday evening at the Mes dames Will and Will Sharp were host Balancing tfoe READERS of newspapers have observed your Uncle through President Hoover and has been earnestly endeavoring during the past two months to balance the gov ernments by creating taxlevies on various commodities it has been a difficult We also have a budget that needs Uncle Sam proposes to increase the postal rate on and that means addition bills that amount to able in of a years rate has been Increased sev eral and the publisher has We have been easy on the delinquent and some have taken advantage of the fact and continued to run the We have come to the parting of the ways patience is a wonderful asset in the Postal Department as well as wholesale supply paper are balancing their budgets and we must make an effort to balance We expect to give delinquents reasonable time to come In to the captains office and square the account in some in wholeor in With from 1200 to 1500 single the amount in the aggregate is The WorldJournals subscription list is as clean as any in a list of wonderfully fine men and women who are a credit to the These good people have always been prompt in ing their subscriptions in the but conditions have caused many to overlook their obligations during the past with the result that a large sum of money which we urgently need is It is only very amount to each individual but in the aggregate it means much to We wamt to clean up and Balance the Budget1 Will you do your oart We will appreciate whatever amounts may be Rfspecif GEORGE ;