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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - March 3, 1932, Ackley, Iowa VOLUME Official Hardin MARCH WHOLE Barrels of Money Taken Paid Out By Hardin County ITREASURER HAYNES PRESENTS HIS SEMIANNUAL REPORT Total Runs Up to in the Course of a Year The People question of taxes and taxation is always an interesting at times the questions and fig fures are irksome for the reason that the average man who has taxes to that includes for one escapes whether he is the owner of realty property or not even tenants pay argu Iments to the contrary notwithstand It is an interesting compilation that Treasurer Haynes in I his regular line of His state Iment in full is presented elsewhere in I todays WorldJournal only the prin icipal items are presented in the ap It is soothing to the nerves to know that during the very recent I since the enactment of the state flaw demanding a five per cent reduc ftion in many communities I have greatly exceeded the laws re I with the result that in due time the reduction will be Some I of the principal receipts are Money on hand June jcurrent delinquent 744 interest and motor vehicle le of primary road the interest on deposits in banks i amounted to interest on school fines and forfeitures 750 received from the sale of text sale of produce stock from the county the care of clerk of Among disbursements are these State institutions soldiers insane court expense soldiers 612 library fair animal 808 county auditors warrants total primary road i The total receipts are It jis a large sum of but there appears to be a place to put The I complete compilation by the treasur jer is of interest to I PRIEST FIFTYTWO DEAD The twenty months old baby of and was kid naped from their Ransom of Smedley Butler to run for senate from Pennsylvania bone dry James boy of kidnaped on way to Japs say Well quit if you after Chinese driven back twelve miles from Chinese con inue wife of goes to Florida by New York legislature votes for and abandonment of jrohibition and eighteenth amend Democrats aided by many Necessary number of congressmen at Washington agree to vote on pro libition showing sentiment of Governor Alfalfa Bill Murray of doesnt want second place on democratic or Probable that President Hoover will oppose democratic tariff meas May be a sales Smith definitely in the running or demo presidential n o m Enters Georgia and Massachusetts President urges revision of crimi nal Gangsters rush to pay overdue tax to Capones eleven year pri son f Held Various In West Germany Burial at Father for 19 iyears chaplain at Francis hospi at and a member of ithe priesthood of the Catholic church If or 52 died at Sun Iday at the Death was due Ito cerebral hemorrhage suffered Wed pesday He had not been able Ito attend to his duties for three fweeks becauseof ill Joseph Nacke was born April at Ger When he was 3 years old he moved with his parents to I NOT ALL IS LOST Iowa City Bank Gives Money Back to Word comes from Iowa City that will be paid out beginning Friday last in dividends from the Johnson County Savings A ten per cent distribution to while will be paid in preferred Quits as Fuller has resigned as engi neer of Lyon He was recent1 ly asked to take a cut of pei year in his salary but we understam that is not his reason for held the position for ten or 12 years Paying The Kossuth county State bank a one of the three that wen is paying depositors a dividen of There will be more to fol low in due time this is the first pay ExGovernor Takes a ExGovernor John of fell on the ice Sunday ani broke both bones in one of his fore He is quite fleshy and he doubtless came down We are sorry to learn of his Briefs of the aborning It Makes Average Return in Iowa of an Acre as Compared With For Many Iowa farmers are deserting barley and spring wheat for lax as a springsown small grain says Extension Service farm crops specialist at Iowa State The reason this is taking place is apparent in a study of the gross re urn per acre of these four crops for the fouryear 1926 to Dyas In this the average return per acre for flax was for for wheat 90 winter varieties and for When prices for these commodities are averaged over a longer length of time a still greater spread in favor of flax is Dyas As flax is the most profitable of the group and in addition the most serviceable as a nurse crop for al falfa and other leguminous Iowa farmers are inclined more and more to give it a regular place in their cropping Dyas Dyas states that flax is the most profitable of the springsown small grains in North and South Minnesota and Kansas as well as He predicts that the oat acreage in Iowa will be cut con siderably within the next few years by the increasing popularity of iperaonal flDentton People Who Come and Go You and Your and William Scourick were at Des Moines the first of the and Dave Miller and Mary Gerber were at Boone last Sat Miss Cora Schreiber is spending the week at Geneva and vicinity with and Louie Sailer of neai Alden spent several hours in Ackley Friday Whitney of Hampton was a guest at the Mary Foss ler home and Burt Anderson of Eagle were callers at the Mrs Mary Fossler home and Herbert Folkers of were in the city vis itors at the home of Henry Wyrock and family of Steamboat visited with Mrs Wyrocks Sun Henry Kramer returned home She had spent severa days with her daughter DeweV Elzig in Iowa Pepperling went to Webster City Thursday to spend the remaining week with her sister Mrs Roe Stuart and daughter Robert of Ames was in the city to spend the day with his sister and his and H TWO LOST LIVES SUNDAY MORNING CROSSING CRASH Heavy Fog Hides Railroad Train Crash Into Bodies Practically Destroyed with Car and Contents Were Resi dents of lives were lost at an early hour last Sunday t about 6 their car crashed nto a rushing freight train on the Rock Island Pacific rail at the crossing on high vay number miles di west of The scene of he accident is the same where Dean Jyers of Iowa Agricultural college at crashed into a passenger train and was killed early last It was a southbound freight and the unfortunate and of crashed nto it their automobile a light was thrown into the ditch on the south side of the and complete y It was the motor was thrown twelve to fifteen beyond where the car lay evi dently the gasoline in the car took ire when the car was The reight crew were unable to reach the two occupants of the when the rain stopped and the men reached he scene of the The car was aflame and the bodies of and Picka were Par icles of personal effects were scattered about the together with personal letters on their clothing their identity was re It appears that the lad been out of employment and had written a letter to his a resi dent of who assured them in his letter that employment was obtainable there and they were on their way to that Hundreds of persons were attract ed to the scene of the accident dur ing the forenoon and through the ength of the A headline in Merle Stones Ha warden Chronicle says Sioux Coun ty to Get Relief Think of Rich old Sioux The late Senator founder of Orange would turn over in his if he tnew of Sioux county crop Sibley It is not to be inferred that the man who foundedthe countyseat of Sioux county can be held to account for three successive partial crop fail after In the skyrocket land price days a few years farm lands were selling in Sioux county from to and as high as an It is populated largely by quite a number from this WOULD CONTINUE AS CLERK OF COURTS Miss Mabel Howard Will Ask for a Renomination at Miss Mabel during the past eight years clerk of courts of Hardin u announces herself a candidate for renomination by the republican voters of the county at the primary has served and because of in expects that an appreciative public will favor her with the nom NO CONTRACTS YET SugarBeet Plants Holding Off With New The sugar beet company of Mason City has not yet made any contracts for growing beets in northern Iowa during the coming The fac like all other public enter have not been making any Hence they cannot sign iron clad OWNS SEVENTYFIVE PER CENT OF AUTOMOBILES AN IOWA INDUSTRY acldnff Plants Employ Men Annual Product There are 24 packing plants in our They employ Their annual production foots up In the packing of owa is surpassed only by Our packers fcandled pounds in We should pack in our own state every pound of meat that we produce and save freight and other Song Birds Early in the week attention was lrawn to some of the sweetsinging songbirds that have come back from he A weebit but a di recting providence may provide an early springtime with continued mild although March is liable to produce almost anything in the weather MANY FARMERS TO GROW FLAX Many Hardin county farmers are expecting to sow flax this spring in place of some of their oats Olden farmers can recall flax grown on sod Some thought the reason flax did not do well on ground that had previously grown the crop was because it was hard on the It has since been found that a disease known as flax wilt was the Plant breeders have developed wilt resisting varieties and as oats is a crop of low value more interest will logically be taken in From a questionaire sent to flax growers last fall it was learned that the average acreage value on 200 farms stood per acre above the oat crop on those The Iowa Extension Department ias prepared a leaflet FC3 on Flax that is available at the Farm Bureau Flax should be sown early as pos sible using about three pecks per acre covering not over one inch owa farmers have about 5000 bush els of seed for sale and Minnesota farmers much SEEMS FINAL DAY OF RECKONING Several Actions Filed ia Hardin Court During the Appears to be the final day of reckoning in the case of a half dozen owners of farm lands in Har din the owner having bor rowed money on the land and failure to meet the There is nothing to indicate the length of time that such mortgages may have run nor the amount of if that has been paid In each individual but according to the court rec ord filed during the the owner willingly or unwillingly has given his consent to let it But after the court there remains a year in which to redeem the None of these are in this section of the coun The Des Moines Joint Stock Land bank has a claim for The Equitable Life Insurance asso ciation has another for the sum of Chicago Joint Stock Land Bank has a claim for Burlington Savings and another by the same concern for Louise Madden files foreclosure proceedings for and another of by the same person against the same Flora Popejoy files one for Bankers Life company one for 879 and This is one way of changing title to ownership of but it is anything but pleasant to the person against whom the claim is It gives a striking of Mooty of Grundy is a candidate for the republican nomi nation for county attorney of Grundy It is understood that present county will not be a Plants May Not It is stated that the corn canning plants at Grundy Center and Rein beck may not operate during the com ing There is also some un certainty as to whether the Marshall companys plants in Hamp ton and Waverly operating to full if at as considerable of last seasons pack is still in Awarded The jury in the case of Claude Stephenson George just finished in Grundy county re turned a verdict in favor of Stephen son for he had asked for An automobile WHAT POSTOFFICES COST Detailed figures on the reports from the various Hardin county post offices are shown in the following statement Post Office Hubbard Alden Buckeye Union Whitten Steamboat Rock Iowa Falls Ackley Eldora Garden Total Paid Rural Carriers Total Expense Total Receipts Totals Indicates estimated Figures in parenthesis indicate number of rural WITH a deficit in the department amounting to 158 million dollars during the past fiscal and the prospect that for the j present year the difference between receipts and expenditures will amount to an even larger it is interest ing to note the cost of service as it ia j rendered in the fourteen postoffices in Hardin total receipts are less than the expendi and indicates that your Uncla Sam is generous to a as the above in complete detail ofi all the indicates Former Edrcator The death of Ledoit Derby occurred at Marshalltown on Friday veek During the early 80s he was professor of Ackleys public schools for several subsequently tak ing a similar position at Iowa He later removed to Marshalltown and for several years had served in the capacity of city He was a native of New Hampshire and was born in graduated from Dart mouth university in He is well remembered by many in Ackley and by the young people grown has always been referred to as Profes sor His remains were in terred at the following Monday Ernest Kreuger announces himself a candidate for as a repub During the past several years he has been employed as assistant cashier in the First Trust and Sav ings bank at Grundy With motor vehicles reg istered throughout the the United with motor owns 75 per cent of all cars and trucks in use Died While at dentist at died Saturday last while at work on a patient in his He was stricken by Six new automobiles were regis tered in Grundy Center during the month of Denied Right to The town of in Taylor appealed to the court to be permitted to construct a municipally owned electric light Judge Johnston held that the Southern Iowa Utilities company holds a fran chise It is expected the case will be appealed to the state Rain and As a result of the rain Monday and a subsequent fall in temperature the following trees have been heavily laden with ice many trees and branches have been broken by the weight of the Telephone wires are twisted and broken and telephone poles are NEW COMT CASES Docketed with Hardin Clerk of Courts for Past The court calendar has these new listings for the week ending with Saturday last Chicago Joint Stock Land Bank Reece et foreclosure of Nelson Petrie Arthur action on Lucia Merrill Byron fore closure of all ne of Big 4 Jackson ac tion on Life Cernal foreclosure n nw 33 Joint Stock Land Fannie n nw A 320acre farm of the Meyer six miles northwest of in Franklin was sold the first of the week to Fred and Henry young and thorough going farmers of the It is understood that the price paid for the farm was an and it is also stated that it was a all money HARDIN COURT CONTINUES ON Judgements Make Total of The greater part of the week was taken up with the AzeltineSkelly Oil A verdict of 500 was given the plaintiff by the Jurors were drawn to hear the Jack DeWitt He is charged with driving a vehicle while under influ ence of Judgments returned total The state case against Miller was begun Tuesday and has been un der way since that Many per sons from Ackley have been drawn to give testimony for or against the Lundy of and Ricksmeier of this city are attorneys for formerly man ager of the Frudden Lumber com panys business in LYON DEAD Former Wjel Lired at Iowa Charles Wesley former president of Ellsworth college and superintendent of Black Hawk coun ty isolation died at Saturday at the hospi where he had continued to reside after hiu Death followed a lingering illness of two the immediate cause being In his younger years Lyon fol lowed the of teaching and for 10 years was president of Ells worth college at Iowa He was well known throughout this section of the HAYNES FOR TREASURER Present County Official Competent and Has Served George treasurer cf Har din county during the past several is again a candidate for re nomination at the June primary elec He has served well during the years that he has been in that re sponsible position always accommo dating to any and all who have busi ness with the treasurer he also has good and competent assistants in his j Rumored Any number of rumors have been current the past week really for tha past six months of changes in loca tion that were Tracked down there is a semblance of truth in one or two of but the mov ers are not giving out any One or two changes are quite BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notea of General The mayor of Grundy proclaims the week of March 6 as Business and Professional Womens in order that their achievements may be properly ob Thieves broke Into the offices of the two dentists at Grundy Sunday and mado away with small quantities of James exmayov of died at a hospital where he had gone for an He was Tyro Crane of crashed into the rear of a wagon he died of injuries Leagues truce move the ;