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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - October 20, 1932, Ackley, Iowa otmml BARRELS OF MONEY IN FRANKLIN COUNTY Published Statements of Ten Banks Tell the Flattering Showing on Part of Ten of W Its Financial Institutions Condensed HILE foreclosure notices on farm lands in Franklin county have come to be familiar parts of the only newspaper at the and while the common expression has it that nobody has eny the ten banks that are located at Hampton and the several smaller towns of the tell a different is bar rels of it and not all of it is tied up as one frequently hears that it Aside from the countyseat there is not a town of people in Franklin county the little industrial town in the north approaches close to that but in the main the towns are mere vil lages ranging from one to three and four hundred so the greater part of the money that is deposited in the several banks is largely from farm The combined re sources of all the banks in the coun ty is and when the fact is considered that the population of Franklin is but a trifle in excess of seventeen thousand women and the conclusion must be reached that they are a long ways from being bankrupt and that the wolves are not howling at many of their True it is that there is not as much money in the banks as there was dur ing the years that things were but with an adult population of less than of whom at least onehalf are the distribution of actual wealth shows a condition that should reflect both confidence and The exact amount of money as shown by the bank state bank resources is this is not all the money that the people of the county have there is an unknown amount of money that the people of the county have there is an unknown amount of money tucked away in pillow bed possibly in the old barn or corncrib in the old unused stoves in the old ragbags where least suspected that filthy lucre might be Even the money on deposit that is subject to check amounts to that is To page eight THIRTEEN TICKETS There is a small army of candi dates for office in Hardin county as well as in Butler and Grun but the number of independents in outnumbered the spaces on the machine them it would have taken thirteen spaces the ma chine has place for surely enough to satisfy the demands of all colors and The Thirteen Paseoe Wins His A case of interest just decided by Judge tried at the last erm at is Pascoe franklin County State Pascoe sold worth of live stock and ook a check which was drawn by Ed as agent for Frank Scantle Knoll had left a draft for a lank amount at the and later called them and told them how much to fill it in The bank cred ted it to the Scantlebury According to the judges Knoll knew nothing of the condition of the account or that it was over drawn or that there were any checks jeing carried as cash items against But he issued the check supposing it would be paid from the The thirteen tickets lican are Repub Farmer Pro national United a local and five in dependent The first inde pendent ticket is for candidate for governor the second for Miller candidate for secretary of agricul ture the third for candi date for the and the oth er two for independent can didate for and Jackson candidate for The democrat ic county candidates come under the e a s s i f of independents through on tht Part of the convention and also a the primary Bock Rapids celebrated what they called a pancake and coffee feast and 12 thousand pancakes were served to five thousand people to Eether with 33 pounds of Rock Rap OCTOBER WHOLE Briefs of tbe rnornino Governor Roosevelt addressed Pitts urghers last He wants gov ernment costs slashed 25 per and he proposes to tax changed laws permit to pay war France seeks cut in three billion dollar debt that she owes Would lay commercial German princess marries Swedish Farm strike pickets surround Twin Cities of Minneapolis and put under army Coal mine Months exports gain 23 upgrade pull who fled at Ath fears that he will be Ford praises Hoover has carried great COUBT CASE ENDED DECISION REACHED BY JURORS AFTER HARD TRIAL CANDIDATES IN CITY Quite a Flood of Only They Come Quite a flock of candidates foi public office have been in Ackley dur ing several days of the past week they have ranged all the way from candidates for congress to state rep and for several township Sheriff just dropped in to see the folks Monday afternoon his Reed of a democrat running as an independent of who entered as a com after two had entered and promise candidate from his locality withdrew he wants to be a member of the board of term be ginning farmer democratic candidate for supervisor family is one of the oldest in the south part of Hardin residents of the New Providence community a capable man is out for the term beginning in Janu 1934 then the genial Gil from south of Iowa Gilbert announces that he is the only candidate willing to ac cept corn as compensation for his time and Zimmerman of Water candidate for sheriff of Black Hawk was here looking for but coming regularly as a traveling He expects to give Sheriff Wagner of a run for his Zimmerman says run ning for public is Ive lost fifteen pounds since I en tered the The agonies of the campaign will soon be over and most everybody will be even the fellows who will be classed in the also ran AN OLD CONGREGATION Friends Church in Honey Creek Ob serves Eightieth The Honey Creek Friends nine miles southwest of cele brated its eightieth birthday the past This organized in was the first in Hardin Nine families the first society and the first church building was a log built in with a very small cash All the members worked to build it from the abundant timber then In 1859 there was erected a frame which served until 1916 when the present handsome brick structure was In addi tion to beautiful natural surround ings the grounds have been land HOPE HYDE IS A BETTER PBOPHtT MURPHY PUNCTURED A FEW OF SECRETARYS CLAIMS Promises Unfulfilled Condition Farmer Continually Still Coming of supposing it woum oe paia irom um i niDnUIO milDT proceeds of the draft of which HAKU1N b IUUKI vas drawn on a commission house in The Judge decided that Dascoe was entitled to have a trust established for and judgment against the bank The of and agreement to there was an hold the proceeds of For the week ending with Saturday ten real estate transfers were and for the same period estate mortgages were filed about the largest he draft awaiting a particular farm single amounts such on In an address at on Wednesday Louis dem ocrat and well known of fered an argument of which the fol lowing is a brief synopsis Secretary of Agriculture Hyde told his Shenandoah audience that we are coming out of the depression Fondly do we hope and fervently do we pray that he and the other Hoov er spellbinders are it wont do much gooc to tell that to the farmers who fine it more economical to burn corn for fuel than to buy They see no hope in the punctured prophet of We could hope that Hyde is a better prophet than In May Hoover said that while the I stock market crash only took place TO VOTE BY MACHINE UNDERSTANDING IS ALL HAR DIN INDEPENDENTS ARE AGREED Big BedQuilt Printed Sheet will Not Be Less Less LJARDIN county electors will not be obliged to use the big bed sheet ballot at the election on Tues November although for a ime the indications were there would no because of the decision of the states attorney gen of DCS whose deci sion had been obtained by Auditor Bridgens and the member of the Har din county board of supervisors who made a trip to the capital city for the particular Following the state officials it was con cluded because of the fact with the independent each given a separate there would not be sufficient room on the ma chine to allow all the names to be This has been averted the names of independent candidates will be this will not only enable use of the eighteen or twenty but will require fewer at tendants at election booths and the result of election in the county will be known a few hours after the last ballot has been It is a matter of Had it been deemed unavoidable to present the names of candidates otherwise than on the it would have been necessary to print at least twelve thousand larger than any twopage and to have counted the ballots would have taken several days HES ONE HUNDRED Rieken Riekens of Completes the Century Rieken resident of the near village of on Mon day celebrated the 100th anniversary of his he is still hale and A native of the province of East he came to America in located near For and in 68 to German In early youth and for twentythree years he had sailed the Riekens died ten years He is receiving congratulations from THE GOVERNOR CAMPAIGNS Turner Speaks in Many of the er Towns End Draws Governor Dan Turner is out prac tically every day of the cam paigning for He feels necessity of A small army of cam paigners are out republicans are covering the entire CLOSING THE GAP Two Contracting Crews Working on Highway Twenty Two crews of workmen for the con tracting firms having the work of closing up the two openings here on highway were employed Sun day in grading the highway from the east end to the west end The evidence did not show that the name of the buyer was given when the draft was left with the But at the Frank Scantlebury was and did not know of the particuabout onethird the usual ar and he subsequently The court the bank had been carrying overdrafts against But Knoll had been do ing the buying for Scantlebury by arrangement with him and the bank without being informed of any over Both sides were represented by double Pascoe had McGreevy of Ackley and Kelle ner of and the bank had Saley of Hampton and Senneff of Mason Two bills of tools and Chattel mortgages totaled 23 calves for 100 shoats 48 head of fewer auto mobiles compared with customary the total or A long list of court cases were filed for the coming and among the number of five ac tions for DEFENDS REPUBLICANS North Dakota Congressman Spoke at Iowa The entertained the Congressman Burtness of North faculty and teachers of Ackley defended the Hoover admin lie schools at the home of John jstration in an address delivered at Humke Tuesday evening at a six the Metropolitan opera house at Iowa Nearly all responded Friday to the invitations and a pleasant evoi He made a plea for the reelection ning was the Exchange of Of President spoke a good views and suggestions on school Word for Representative Rob problems words of jns0n of this and advised the helped pass the time j Republicans of Iowa to stand by the It was a great pleasure for party the to meet the teaching months I am convinced we Past the canning The work at have now passed the worst and with the east has been completed with of effort we shall in the Pasfc day or Considerable cutting has been ne cessary as well as filling in and rais ing the street for a certain distance the office of the canning plant is a bit below the raised It is a good piece of Between forty and fifty team machines and concrete work shovel surveyors and are The activity of these workers is good to look It is a continued unity rapidly He said that two years and four months In the meanwhile disas ter has piled upon each new day worse than the preceding It wasnt hard for Hoover to convince himself that were coming out of the depression twenty eight months Hoover It isnt to convince hard for himself when less than a month remains to election that we are again com ing But it will be just impossible for or any other ad ministration spokesman to convince the The time has come for a The people are sick of false and convinced that conditions could be no GEORGE HACKROTT Many Years Resident ef Died at Home George 86 years of resident of this community continu ously since the early spring of died at the family home in this Tuesday afternoon shortly after He had struggled through several weeks of serious pre vious to which he had been ill at in tervals during the past and about a year ago experienced a seri ous illness but regained himself quite Advanced in the immediate family realized that he was approaching and it came to him the mehibers of his family gathered about Hackrott was a native of Han Germany born November 1846 he came to America at the age of located in Stephenson near Freeport united in marriage to Miss Augusta Schaper in December and in 77 came to this section their home until northeast of Ackley in Butler three miles since then residents of this His one living near Sioux and four George Chris Greenfield and One met an accidental death in the late in the Iowa Funeral services are to be held Thurs day afternoon at the family and at Johns Evangelical church he had been a member there through many Hackrott experi enced the joys and sorrows that other early comers to this sec tion experienced he labored earnest reared a good family and enjoyed the esteem of Quit Business force of our public school at this BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes News Boiled veteran of the Civil age 93 died at his home 1 1T1 war at Webster Born Pennsylvania in he came Iowa in He had lived in Kan sas and The Houg clothing store announces a complete closing out saleevery In their twopage announce ment in the Kanawha Reporter they openly declare Were forced to A sewingroom that is conducted by women of Webster has de livered 166 garments to the county cis creamery and fifteen gal charity including 45 dresses ons of Karo to advertise S0me these J C Sheets has withdrawn as a candidate for sheriff pf Hancock county Will Kudej and Peck Hanson ill fight it out until election The Masonic fraternity of Hamil ton and Webster counties organized Trowel association with six Fair Did Not Pay ihe total receipts of the Humboldt year were and the disbursements The associa tion lost from to Be e of only 60 per cent of the have been clotheskeep them looking the October term of Lyon coun t It can be easily and well court there will be no jurorsno ffi them to Ellis Ackley Cleaning cases of importance to come LIVE STOCK SHOW American Royal at Kansas November The American Royal live stock the 34th is to be held at Kansas the week of November 12 to It is one of the largest and most successful in the this seasons show is expected to outclass all previous Reduced railroad Iowa Almost Equals All The total butter production of 2274 plants in Canada in 1931 amounted to Iowa has 471 They manufactured pounds of butter in ac cording to figures of the Iowa De partment of Among Ackley teachers who plan to spend this weekend at Iowa seeing the game and oth erwise enjoying are Miss es Helen Helen Cather ine and Anna Symington enjoyed a visit from and Hale and two children of Hale is Symingtons daugh The Ackley entertained at a sixthirty dinner Tuesday eve ning at the home of John Hum The faculty members of the Ack ley Public schools were After a delicious twocourse dinner a song was sung by those p r e s addressed the group in behalf of the Addresses of welcome were also giv en by Brittell and Several members took part in a dialogue representing some of the principles of the national or Green spoke in be half of the recipients of the Removal to The Wartburg German Lutheran which has been lo cated at Waverly a half century and has decided to remove to Clin ton and consolidate with another German Lutheran school Clin The Abbas Implement conducted by Chris Abbas and Irvin and located in the base ment of the Heetland have uit The stock has been or will be combined with the firms itock at Iowa which has been onducted by The Ackley shop has been in charge of They handled the Mc 3ormick Deering line of farm ma Friends regret the firms decision o quit the business field but dof ton citizens subscribed and donated to secure the It is a severe loss for Secretary Wilbur at The secretary of the delivered a republican address at Tuesday He too is a former Rath attended a distric meeting of Knights of Pythias lodges at the first of theweek a visitor there in his capacity o Grand of the domain o of conditions do not seem to warrant MET AT ABEDALE Sunday School Workers of Butler County Review Butler county Sunday school con vention at had an enrollment of 125 workers in church schools throughout the Walter Hutton and and representing the state school gave talks on Things Knights of The expectation is that visiting mem bers of Knights of Pythias lodges from Iowa Falls and will join in with the member ship of Rose Croix in this city next Tuesday for an all around soual There has been social interchange between the four lodges within the recant DeVries and Rob have opened a produce business at quit the MidCon tinent oil and Robert had been engaged in business at Buffalo ENTERTAINED VISITORS Local Branch of the in Social Marian Steele Chapter of Ackley was hostess to the Chapter of Wednesday eve at the home of Among guests from out of town werei Bessie State of guest of honor Caroline chairman state flag committee of Hampton regent Iowa regent Von Present also were fifteen members of the Eldora seven from Hamp and five from Iowa A two course dinner was served at six o after which the following pro gram was carried out Brandt sang a solo Charles Bakker played a cornet solo Miss Irene Wolf gave some musical and Liedtke favored those present with a solo Before the meeting ad journed tea and cup cakes went The evening was much en Brittell drove to Cedar Rap ids Saturday morning where he his Misses Evelyn and Dorr and Ward Gresslin Coe college students together they came to Ack ley where they visited the remainder of the week end at the homes of their respective Gresslin and and Gus Esser took the trio back to Cedar Rapids Sunday after Dunlap left Wednesday noon for where she will enjoy a week or ten days visit at the home of and Leslie the latter her Parents of and Heerts of Manchester who were guests last week of his son and returned Friday to their d ;