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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - March 24, 1932, Ackley, Iowa VOLUME Official Hardin MARCH WHOLE AT THE CHURCHES Christ is Risen prayer meeting i Young Appropri ate Easter Morning Worship Organ Easter by Invocation Gloria it Began to by Miss Helen Otto Jun kerman and Gay Roose Reading of the Luke by Brandt and Miss Helen Holy by Ad Baptisms and reception of Quartet On Wings of Morning by Arthur Sermon Life After Where Benediction and Organ Fred Easter Choir of the Presbyterian Frank John Part Triumph By Alfred Judson Who is This That Baritone Floyd Glory Be to Sweet the Let the Saints On Melody in by Rock An Easter Part II In the End of the Soprano Frank Tenor Alto Marys He is Risen Quartet Clarence John Floyd Wiley and Arie He Methodist Meeting every evening this week Briefs of tbe fiDorntno Deaths in southern storms mount to 300 Alabama alone has 246 vic Nothing yet from Lindbergh kid naped baby gangdom seems at as much of a loss to locate thieves as Congressman Haugen of North in Fourth rounds out thirtythree years continuous Over in they swap what theyve got and money is found to be from arrives at Quick England warns Irish Free State it is bidding for trouble in President DdValcras purpose to eliminate oath of allegiance to mother Senate road fund of 135 million dollars attacked as disguised grab into There is no yet in Chi New outbreak seen thought to have Bullets fly in campus war at Uni versity of at Law students Senate faces showdown on prohibi BAND PROSPECTS except Friday and Special service on Friday in tho church from to 3 The Pas tor will speak on the Seven Last Words From the Special services Sunday School at 10 Oclock church at 11 Rolling Away the Stone Special Singing Baptimal Epworth League at 7 Oclock church at Special A play will be given by the young people entitled The Giving of Cast of characters are as follows Pearl Prull The Adolf Weber The Ruth Prull Clifford Prull The Roger Yarbrough Selfish Glen French Shrinking Marguerite Yarbrough Still Small Roger Yarbrough Friendless Velma Johns Labor Gladys Pleitland Poverty Helen Engebretson Im migrant Margaret Kugel Eski mo Ruth Heitland Mexican Grace Goby Chinese Minnie Heitland Mohammedan Winona Solo by William Short Sermon by Pastor on He Goeth Before Tax Levy Amounting to is Still Being Frequently the question is what are we going to have in the way of evening concerts during the coming summer months It is a question that has its various an The fact is that included in the taxes that people are the sume two mills for municipal band purposes is asked for and will be paid this and the amount of money available as a result is the same as it was for the two or more years last approximately This amount of money would go quite a ways toward the purchase of music and securing the services of a man competent to direct and lead a band there arc those at home members of the old who might be persuaded to assume responsibil ity for forming a municipal and it might lie well for the Commercial Club or interested individuals to in the city in asmuch as it is a municipal might take some action in the For many summer seasons Ackley provided summernights musical pro grams for folks that came from long fifteen to twenty and the home folks enjoyed be the band on dress parade on special occasions is always a matter community IOWA DEMOCRATS METJATURDAY Parties in Four Counties Gathered at County In Each and All Full County Tickets Will Be to State PHE matter of selection of dele to the state convention that is to be held at next Tues drew democrats of Iowa togeth erSaturday last at the various coun tyseat and in some consider able interest and party spirit was Franklin county democrats held their convention at at the court and chose the following named delegates and alternate dele gates to the state convention that is to be held at next Tues the At that time delegates will be chosen to the national conven tion that is to be held in following the r e publican national convention that is to be held in that city two weeks The The delegates chosen to the state convention are Acklcy Eldora Iowa Falls Radcliffe Eldora and The alternates are Wilson Frank and Eugene Dick of Iowa Falls was elected county chairwoman for the coming two A meeting will be held at Eldora at the court April The pur pose of the meeting is to place a county ticket in the SHREWD LAND BUYERS People With Money Knowing Prices Will Go ADVERTISE TRADE TERRITORY SOME merchants may cur tail their advertising in a sort of temporary relapse fol lowing the holiday itcosts money to advertise but it costs more money not to ad Cities in which the mer chants as a whole cut down their advertising appropriations to a negligible amount will lose lots of business to wide awake neighboring cities who use ad vertising as a business tonic and go out after the trade on the borderland of their natural trade Now is the time to give more careful thought to your advertising than ever be Make every ad say some thing worth telling the Eliminate all advertising expen ditures which go to chiselers who throng into the city with various advertising Widen your Do not stress ad vertising which is aimed solely at taking c u s tomers away from your plan a campaign which will play a con structive part in enlarging the trade area of our and in holding the trade which we al ready THE WEEKS MATTERS OF CURRENT INTER EST BRIEFLY TOLD TWO SISTERS WIN COUNTIES GET THEIR Total of Eleven Million is Distribut ed Woodbury SPELLING CONTEST Interest Shown by School Franklin The Franklin county spelling supervised by Henderson and sponsored by The Des Moinea Register and was held in Hampton Fiftyone schools of the county were First place was won by Laura Jane sixth Eecond place went to Rose Mary eighth The two girls are sisters and are students of the Hampton Thirteen prizes were awarded by the Hampton Commercial the winner receiving u silver loving cup and Loans in Iowa Now Total Des chair man of the Iowa loan committee of the Reconstruction Finance Corpora Saturday said his group has approved loans aggregating 700 to Iowa Beck of Ottumwa was the only outoftown member present at the committee Miss Mae Tool was hostess Thurs day evening last to the teachers sew ing at the Pearl Bakker The entire company en joyed the occasion a delightful eve ning1 was John Ross of was given the contract for grading 9 miles of Grundy roadway for He was the lowest of fourteen bid The Ladies Aid of the church will meet Thursday afternoon in the Go and meet the mystery hostesses at The per Winners do I Pinching Em in The Toledo Chronicle says Driving an automobile displaying 1931 license plates cost traveling salesman of Rock in Justice Huffords court Tuesday Tiie offender was brought into court by Marshal Failure to show evidence that he had attempted to comply with the law brought a fine of and which was Kelison stated that he was a former resident of Fort Dodge and that was his reason for having Iowa license plates at tached to his BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes of General Interest Two Grinnell Leo Brees and Harold have left Washing in an 18foot equip ped witk a sail their objective is Mexico During the of February Waverlys public library had calls for A good institution for any Ackley should have Hubbard died at Mason He was and president of the Cerro Gordo county Medical so Sixtyfour scarlet fever cases were reported in Iowa during the week of the the state board of Clinton painters have endorsed the candidacy of Lytle of Sioux for Next Monday is election No contest in but it is every good citizens duty to River navigation on the upper Mis sissippi opens March 30 port lights are being cleaned Agricultural Advisory com with headquarters at Des calls attention to land transactions in Polk county recently which indi cate what may happen in every Iowa county when people come to a reali zation that Iowa land is now selling too An 80acre Polk county farm had been on the market for two It was priced cheap to Recently a town man heard about this farm and went out and bought The next day he sold it at a prof it of By that time the farm ers in the community heard about and knew the farm had sold too The second buyer finally sold it to a neighbor for more than he paid for Thus the last pur chaser was beaten out of be cause he could have bought the place for that much less money before the other transactions showed the price to be too cheap in the first Lack of confidence kept the farm on the market for two Somebody saw the opportunity arid started the upward That may happen in every Iowa county before 1932 is The ninetynine counties of the state of Iowa received a total of from apportionments and allotments of state money during state primary road gasoline tax and motor carrier Other money given the counties in cluded in interest on in right of way and bridge in bond in mo tor carrier tax in aid of and in aid to county Of the total Hardin county received Grundy was given Franklin received and Butler MONEY AVAILABLE The Ackley Rotary club was de lightfully entertained on Thursday evening of last week when the Cedar Falls Rotary Club came over thirty two strong and put on a consisting of music and an address on the latter by Bruce pastor of the Cedar Falls Presbyterian Monday eve ning the Ackley club journeyed to Grundy Center where a program of by a male including Messrs Sherman Frank Goet Gay Roosevelt and Simon Sluter flute selections by Ward Gresslin j these with a talk on Disarmament by McGreevy was presented for the Rotarians of Grundy Our club members report a splendid time on both these fellowship A Bit of Quite a last Friday morn to awaken and see snow between 5 and 6 It covered the earth to a depth of two inches ran away during the More of Another eight to teninch fall of the came early Monday Checked business for a day or blocked highway traffic consid erably and aside from that shooed the robins and sweet singers from sunny southern climes to tall FAVOR ROOSEVELT FAILED IN THE ATTEMPT Iowa Railroad Commission Refuse to Give Brady At the recent hearing before the Iowa state railroad the application tho Brady company of to establish an auto truck service frnm Dodge to Wa through Webster Iowa Parkersburg and Cedar was Business all along the line were st the at Des Moines in virtu ally every they testified that the freight service that b rendered by the Illinois Central railroad is firstclass in every east and and there is no reason for that destroy the paved highways and make travel Annual The Annual Congregational meet Presbyterian will be held on April beginning with a cov ered dish luncheon at All members are urged to attend both tho dinner and the business Reports arc to be presented from all organizations of the Judge Judge Kcllay of Charles thirtyfour years a died at his home there last 27 Horses Sell For Top at West Branch Sale Farmers in Need Can Borrow From the If there are farmers in this section of the four counties who are in cramped because of crop shortage or low money is now Application should be made to the crop production loan committee of Hardin Frank Kelsey of Iowa Application blanks may be ob tained at banks at Iowa Falls and from members of tho committee or from the Farm Bureau office at With proper security there has never been any difficulty for borrow ers to obtain needed money in Ack at present or in the WEST March The biweekly combination sale at West Thursday was the largest and best attended of any so far The streets were lined for blocks with many from distant Twentyseven horses sold for a top of and 520 hogs were sold at good Fifty head of cattle changed the best calves bring ing and stock calves a hun Cows topped at Still Its and Harry Ricksmei er last Thursday theyve been honey mooning in theyll be at home with in the theyre here returned Skelgas Sponsors Prize Contest home Tuesday thoroughly well and Special meetings are being held each evening this week at the Meth odist On Friday the service will be from to 3 Every one is cordially invited to all of the The Skelgas Company this week announces a contest for let ters on WhatSkelgas Would Mean to There are to be 300 prizes awarded including sixtyfive Skelgas stoves with a supply of Skelgas for each All you have to do to enter the contest is to write a letter of not more than 300 words telling about what Skelgas would mean to Writing ability is not It is to be what you say that The contest closes April All let ters must be posted before midnight of that For further informa tion and rules of the contest see the advertisement about the contest else where in the The Skelgas products are sold in Ackley by Cars tens Frauklin Democrats Want New York Govemor Ior At the convention of Franklin county democrats at Hampton last G o v ernor Franklin Roosevelt of New York was given endorsement for the p r e s idential over Murray of Ok four Lengthy resolu tions were Five delegates to the state conven tion at March were chosen Arthur MAY TAKE OFF PASSENGER TRAINS Reports are current that the railroad will take off passenger trains 9 and 10 within a few Local railroad officials state that they have received no official in formation regarding the annullment of these two but that they un derstand there may be some These are the two gasoline motor in the early north in the Watch these columns for surprise announcement to be made soon by Ammann The per Harvey Uhlenhopp of was awarded third place in the ora torical class of the predistrict state declamatory contest at Eldora last First place in this class was won by Marvin of Clear and second place to Clayton of Marshall Watch these columns for surprise announcement to be made soon by Ammann Superintendent of the Grundy Center at last Mon days meeting of the school was reelected for the coming year at the same salary that he is now and has been a Freight Train An eastbound freight train on the Illinois was wrecked near Sunday Twelve cars were None of the train crew The girl basket ball players of Parkersburg high are contest ing with other leading teams for state honors at Des They have many victories to their ILL MEET FRIDAY United Taxpayers Will Consider Reductions Several meetingsof what 5s known as the United TaxPayers associa tion of Hardin county is called to meet at Iowa on Fridny the at It is understood that consideration will be given to o mod ification of ihe Bergman road the teachers minimum wage public utility rates and kindred sub Anyone who has a disposition to do so may attend the invitation is extended to all persons and practically everybody is inter ested in the matter of taxes and tax ation at the present The asso ciation is powerless to authorize changes of any but the purpose is to give expression to individual opinion and by reason of united accomplish desired SPELLING CONTEST School Children of Hardin to Try for Place The annual state spelling contest as sponsored by the Des Moines Daily for children of the grade departments of Iowa schools is to be held at Des May Ac cordingly Miss superin tendent of Hardin county an nounces that April 23 has been chosen ai the date for the county contest which will take place in the court room at Practically every school in the county will be epresented and rivalry promises to e The winner of the county contest vill havo the honor of representing rlardin courty schools at the state spelling Delegates to Grundy county delegates to the democratic state chosen sst are nine in Tom Ben George Geer Alex Ackley Rotarians who were at jfrundy C e n ter Monday neeting with organization members there were Gay Fred Leo Me Ed Fred Ward Gresslin and Simon Sluter accompanied the i Easter Sunrise Members of the Crescent Club will meet Sunday morning at for an Easter Sunrise Service in the social rooms of the Seven of Grundy countys ten del egates to the republican state con were against sending Hoover delegation to the nationa Ammann have a surprise fo Watch these Off the Because of the soft conditions of highway the Illinois Central bus did not make the runs through for several Henry Field For Tuesdays daily papers carried tho announcement that Henry Shenancicah seed will be a can didate for Ammann have a surprise for these ;