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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - March 10, 1932, Ackley, Iowa VOLUME Official Hardin THIS IS NOT CHARITY Giving a Person a Crust and Taking the Roof From Over His ANY things are done In the name of If a woman or child is given a crust of bread and he or she happens to have i a roof over her head a j squalid shack that through some chance happens to be one of the worldly that crust of I bread appears to be withdrawn unless the hungry one agrees to give up its title to the or agree to pay it back if the sun of good fortune lever happens to shine at his or her fdoor Charity and charitable considera tion appears to have come to just that in Hardin It has come to Jour notice that an unfortunate fam f in urgent need of a bit of either from a private or public happens to own a little shack called It is under i stood that the crust and charitable consideration are given after the unfortunate owner has transferred title to the Since when has it become neces I sary to hold a bit of human kindness I with under lock and key Shame on such a if it is a that demands a house and lot in exchange for a few crusts of bread or a bit of charitable consider Would it not be better to cut off the salaries of ablebodied char itable workers and give it direct to those who actually are in need of jand permit these who are clothed in I charitable rags to go out and exert I themselves at honest labor Some I there may be who are receiving charitable consideration without being deserving of but it is not even human to throw a few hard crusts at a human and take a house and lot in GETS A BETTER JOB Waverly Light and Water Plant Pays a Wilbur of was appointed as superintend ent of the Waverly water and street at salary of a at a meeting of the city council Friday He will take charge of the local plant April Thorsen is a civil as well as an electrical and has been em ployed for the past seven years by of tbe fiDorntnQ Still no trace of and Lindberghs kidnapped from home nearly a week All conjec Cold wave Thanks Fourteen men die following explo sion in gas distributing plant at Cam New Hampshire democrats in pri mary declare for Roosevelt over Smith of New York by four to one Minnesota democrats split over se lection of delegates to national con One favor others sets as cottonworkers scale for 48hour Japan offers parley to talk peace terms with China continue to add to fighting Accept league scheme as President Hoover bids for Ohio del Sumner president of Plymouth charged with forgery of American born New takes post of president of Ireland vote 81 to House passes bills to raise postal parcels post and several other Drive for work for jobless in east results claimed have MARCH TIME SPENT IN HEARING CASES IN HARDIN COURT State Against Miller Comes to Trial and Heavy Court Costs Partly Sus pended on Guilty Cases been put to German fascists and reds clash day before election thirty AT HARDINS COURT HOUSE the Consumers Power company of Thorsen is a civil as well as an electrical and has been em ployed for the past seven years by the Consumers Power company of proceedings take up a lot of not only of the princi pals in an but time on the part of jurors and others who are more or less connect ed with court While there is always more than plenty the way of the evidence is that illegal liquor illegal possession of liquor and kindred cases are more common now than ever Court dockets are glutted with such cases in every county in where pro hibition has been a law close to fifty Judge Garfield disposed of three Jack of Marshall operating a car while under in fluence of months in jail Earnest charged with stealing eight months in jail similar four months in Bright Prospect Bakers Dozen The Independence Conservative says A meeting of the Democratic County Central Committeo was held at the City Hall Saturday The recent death of Charles King had left the office of County Chair man and the purpose of Sat urdays meeting was to choose a suc cessor to As is usual with democratic committee there was just a bakers dozen pres in spite of the fact that demo cratic prospects are brighter than they have been in many Well Known Many Joe Heyenga of Shell Rock attended the funeral services of the four members of the Andreeson fam ily and a sister of Miss Maggie Hessenius at Sat Heyengas Hey is pastor of the Reformed church where the services were Andreeson shot his two chil dren and sisterinlaw and then com mitted The Weeks Eighteen real estate transfers were filed for record with Recorder John son at Eldora during the week end ing with Saturday including town property and farm Real estate mortgages filed totaled the total amounts as re corded the largest single amount distributed among Iowa Hubbard and Several transcripts of judgment and mechanics liens were which also reflects The chattel mortgage list is long and varied indicating the trend of business along certain lines furni live sheep these have always been accepted for financial AUSTINVILLE Will Go to Emil for almost twentyfour years the pastor of Pauls Lutheran church at has resigned his pastorate and will accept the position of president of Wartburg Theological Seminary in What has become of the local booster who used to get up in the of commerce and ead three cheers for bigger and bet ter prosperity 1 Gus Blossi of the Eldora has rented the Petrie ibout to be vacated by and Jt is the old Petrie Carl Miller and family were at El dora the first of the Schaap and family were at the Schaap home and Peter Limburg were Ackley business visitors Walter Austin was in Chicago the latter part of the with a ment of Voss is reported as being very ill at the home of her Henrietta Ekkhoff came up from Waterloo to enjoy the day with the home After a week at due to ill Miss Ekkhoff has returned to college at Grundy William one of our good young was in the village on business the latter part of the Special bargains at the Austinville Mercantile store Friday and Read the ad elsewhere in todays Court is in session at Allison nev er any trouble down this al though some of our people are drawn for trial jury And still the candidates come theyre all of one theres going to be a lot of democrats next fall School election Monday but theres no particular We have good schools here and are pret ty well satisfied with present condi a little friendly rivalry among candidates is not a bad Just how well do you like it Re ferring in particular to the Wed be in favor of firing the pres ent weather man and putting a man on the job who can deliver some thing more What say State of Iowa The case of the State of Iowa against several years resident manager of the Frudden Lumber companys business in Ack the time of the jurors and attorneys was taken up the greater part of the past concluding with After the state had introduced all of its evidence and defendant Miller withdrew his plea of not guil and entered a plea of guilty to the information charging him with Remarks were made to the court by Attorney Lundy for the de and County Attorney Bateson for the prosecution offered their com The court made inquiry if any one else desired to say Attorney John Du representative of the Frudden Lumber stated that as defendant had entered a plea of that they did not wish or demand that the extreme penalty be but re quested the court to extend Ed Frudden stated to the court that he joined with their attorney in his Judge Garfield reduced the fine to and costs and jail sentence was sus Wilbur a by Lil lian Sharpe his was given judgment in the sum of against Barr and Ack and Hampton Scott against Frank and Bessie Pruyn for First Trust Joint Stock Land Bank of Chicago against Luhman and Helena Luhman for Continental Assurance com pany took judgment against Ole Harris and Anna Mae Connecticut General Life Insur ance Company Ole Harris and Anna Mae BUTLER BOY DIES OP PARALYSIS Farmers of County Can Get Federal Aid if any there are in this who need loans for carrying on their 1932 crop production are eligible for federal Prefer ence will be given to those who failed to raise a normal crop in ac cording to word recently received by County Agent from director of extension work at the Iowa State NO TRUCKS TO RUN ON GRUNDYS GRAVEL Trucks weighing over three tons will be prohibited from travel over gravel roads on either the trunk or county road system in Grundy coun ty until further in accordance with a resolution adopted by the county board of supervisors The resolution was adopted by tho board to save the gravel roads which get badly demoralized during tho the year when the frost is going The state highway com mission has adopted a similar reso lution applying to the primary roads that are SUGGEST DEEPER CUTS IN IOWAS TAXJATTERS Tax Slash Conference Asserts Reduc tions So Far Made Not Des previous recom mendations the legislative committee on reduction of public ex penditures cast about Wednesday for new ways to slash the cost of gov ernment in Resolutions adopted in the last hours of the statewide tax disarma ment conference here de manded deeper cuts in public expen regardless of reductions al ready made in the 1932 We will recommend to the legis lature economies which will reduce Iowas tax bill from tri a That which can be effected if the peoplo really want tax is more money than the state can rea lize either from a net income or a gross income JVHOLE CHARGED TO THE TARIFF Sheffield Tile Plant Loses Good Cus tomers in In 1928 the Sheffield it is an dustry located about 30 miles north of Ackley Brick nnd Tile shipped 50 cars of its manufactured product to In 1929 it shipped 72 In after the Hawley Smoot tariff law was it shipped one car to In 1931 it shipped two cars to Can ada had enacted a retaliatory Before the HawleySinoot tariff be came the Sheffield companys Canadian representative made much of the fact that its product was made nrh Ulllted Last year in electric signs urged Ca nadians not to buy American Some people thin that the blight of protection aiFects only somebody far The Sheffield figures but one instance of protections OSWALD HEINZ DIED AT HIS DAUGHTERS HOME An Old Resident of This Community Death Occurred Saturday Oswald a brother of the late Richard of this died last Saturday morning at the home of his Frank at with whom he had made his home for some length of He came to Ackley in the early from and had been variously employed for several years on the Illinois Central as a section hand later on he engaged in business as a but for the greater num ber of years was engaged in farming west of Deceased was in his 79th year born in the Kingdom of His wife preceded him in death in the year 1929 there were three a west of and two Anton north west of and Frank residing at His many years en gaged in the hardware business in Ackley with the firm of Heinz died in Funeral services were held at Johns Evangelical Tuesday afternoon they were conducted by the remains interred in Oakwood Many friends who had known him through the years were in attendance at the The regular meeting of the Ackley Community Garden Club will be March 18th at 8 oclock at the school Burrows of Iowa Falls is to be a guest and will talk to the club on Rock Gardens and Cleon Herriott will give a paper on the best kinds of fertilizer to use in garden Roll call is a new perennial I would like for my garden and the exhibit is to be pictures of our gardens be fore and after last years Dont forget the question Programs for the coming year will be ready for distribution at this meet Everybody Watch for particulars concerning the Garden Short Course that will be held in Ackley April 26th and Henry three yearold son of and Henry who live about seven miles southeast of died Sunday from paralysis following Pri vate services were conducted Mon day afternoon with burial in a ceme tery near Monroe Surviving are the two sisters and two brothers Leroy and Donald How to Fail in The Melotte County News publish es the following excellent set of di rections on how to fail in A trade publication points out that according to Bradstreets report for 95 per cent of all business failures were non One does not hesitate a minute about in suring his home or place of but how about the business itself The successful business man is the one who goes after business the fail ure is the one who sits around and waits for business to come to Bradstreets percentage shows that the going business man is an adver DIED AT PHILADELPHIA Son of and Ashby of WelU Neil postmistress at has started for Philadel where her oldest son was asphyxiated several days Details of the death are not He had been an instructor in the Uni versity of The unfortunate young man is a son of Editor Ashby of the Wells burg n blighting effect right close to Protection has demoralized for eign It hns caused 3c and 4c hogs and catte priced below the cost of Protection is found ed on the foolish notion that interna tional trade is Today people have come to know that international trade is essential to the consumption of our BRING OUT HIDDEN MONEY IH GRUNDY United Effort to Be Gorern mcnt to Sell The campaign of the Citizens Re construction Organization which had its origin in on February has been put into effect in Grundy county through the appointment of a committee com posed of the cashiers of the bnnks in each of the different towns of the As a basis for accomplishing this objective the Government has put into circulation Reconstruction Bonds in amounts from to bearing interest at the rate of and due in one These bonds will be payable at uny time prior to maturity by giving sixty days notico to your Interest payable REPAIRING LINES Telephone Company Workmen Have Been Kept As a result of the snow and sleet storm of a week many tel ephone wires were twisted and brok en and the service more or less inter fered with and A dozen or more telephone poles that were broken down between Aekley and have been repaired and re Expects to Be Writing to his and Bush of this their son who is in the government navy radio service at Staten says he expects soon to be trans ferred to a point in Chose At a gathering of republican party men last Saturday the fol lowing named persons were chosen to attend tha republican county conven tion that has been called to meet at the COW BRINGS HEIFER AT SALE A purebred Brown Swiss cow brought at the Peter Roberts farm sale near Dunkerton last The cows 2yearold heifer brought Others for Milk cows sold for work horses at and corn at 31 cents a bushel Monday afternoon the closing out form sale held ly Lews Brandes on his farm three miles north of Cedir Oscar Tostlele was At Ed Peters Among other relatives who were in attendance at the funeral of Ed whose death occurred rather unexpectedly ten days ago were and Jacob Guth of Il and Eugene Guth and Rekus also of Rid The funeral was held on Mon day a week The Season The basket ball season as played by local players as also those of the high school who have taken part in the various has come to an Some of the games with teams from neighboring towns were attend ed by large and enthusiastic audi and those who participated in the games were benefited by reason of the exercise and for the recreation A dozen or more games were played during the season HEAVIEST TAXPAYERS Railroads Running Through Grundy County Pay The Chicago Northwestern rail road which has two branch lines in Grundy is the heaviest tax payer in the This companys tax last year was The Rock Island is second with a total of The Chicago Great Westerns tax was Little Brown Church Still The Willing Workers of the Little Brown Church held their meeting Wednesday last with Al There were 20 present and the ladies busied themselves sewing for the Lee Beck who lost their home and contents by The Becks will take up their residence with Becks John in March and help to run the Hazel Young is reported as being quite seriously ill as the result of the DISTRICT COURT OPENS AT ALLISON Judge Edwards of Parkersburg on Bench 256 Cases Filed for court opened March 7 with Judge Edwards of Parkersburg There are 12 state 124 continued civil 88 new civil cases and 32 pro bate cases filed for the Clarence state au tomobile gave a talk on motor vehicle laws at a vigilante meeting at Monday March The Butler county spelling contest will be in the courtroom at Allison April 9 at Each parochial and town school may enter one The winner will receive a cash prize from the Butler County Schoolmasters asso WOULD SUCCEED HIMSELF Martin of Present Mem ber Board of Martin of present and for two years past a member of the Hardin county board of announces himself a candidate for re nomination for the place at the pri mary Eldora and that par ticular section of the county are en titled to although it is a place where the member serves the interests of the entire or is supposed to do known and stands well home He is well with the PADEREWSKI TO BE AT CEDAR TONIGHT once president of the new republic of who resigned the world famous musician and master of all will appear in a concert at the Iowa State Teachers college March at This is the onfer appearance which the famous musician will make in east ern Fresh to The weather from Friday to Sat urday and Sunday and Monday was Cold winds from the north west Sunday morning thermometers registered 6 to 7 degrees below zero and Monday morning early 7 The wind continued chill all 1 I i i 1 p i m i 1 ;