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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - October 27, 1932, Ackley, Iowa Railroad Workers Will Buck the Driven to measures of selfdefenst the competition of carriers that are largely taxfree aiid government ally thousands of employ ffl alld patrons of the railroads are organizing to bring about political action insuring a square deal for the according to the Illinois Central Magazine for A summary is given of the activ ities in progress in Illinois Central system territory in connection with the fall These organizations have given out indorsements of have made drives for law enforcement on highways and have presented their views to legislative and regulatory the net result being to bring about a favorable attitude toward equality of regulation and taxation in the transportation LANDMARK TO DISAPPEAR The Old Where Abe Lincoln Stephen Held The Brewster House at familiar to of our Ack v ley and vicinity people who formerly lived at Freeport or Stephenson coun tythas been closed to the public and the report is that it will be torn It has a past by reason of the fact that the Brewster was the political headquarters of both Abraham Lin coln and Stephen in the 60s when debating the political is sues of the The Brewster is a large fourstory brick structure with a frontage of perhaps a hundred feet its office lob by is oldfashioned and the old barroom that at that held the convivial spirits of is just about as deserted as any gilded palace gone to might be im Just around the corner from the a stones a marker has been placed to indicate the spot where the memorable Lin coln and Douglas debate over slav A New Brewster might spring up from the but the spirit is no longer Little a lames and Miss Maggie wners of a farm in south Franklin the columns of the itfor Were there inquirers less than farmers called on them and applied for Their desire was to rent for but from the twenty applicants none j were anxious to assume the obligatiqn of paying cash under present uncertain and unsettled conditions as well as the low prices for farm it the did the business and did indicating again that People read the World Journal and follow its MONEY ORDERS FROM GALT OFFICE CASHED The Marshalltown postoffiee today advised that money orders stolen from the Gait on 3 being cashed in the These orders are numbered from 52119 to bankers and others are to inspect all money orders Presented for payment in an effort prevent further circulation of the stolen orders and to apprehend the OCTOBER Who will Win These are the Democratic Standard WHOLE CHURCH MEMBERS CUT WOOD FOR group of and church spent two days preparing for the coming winter for the riencis Parsonage at Twen lyiour loads of wood were Sf ved hauled from the timber on otman ridge to the Smith is the u Snow in the air early Tues V Nothing further indic ve of wintry weather in this local In the mountain sections of Colo on twelve inches of reported to have fallen snow Olu weather to to gee a wmter The of Henry tl te wMerjelJy bet an will fee HIGHS DEATH DUE TO ACCIDENT Death Occurred Friday Afternoon Brought to for Mike a son of and among the early day residents of living here through many died at Mason City last Friday afternoon and his remains were brought to this city for Tuesday and father and mother of the were for many through the 70s and residents of Ackley Hig gins conducted a general merchandise business in a building that was locat ed on the corner on which the Rath State Exchange bank is located the family lived in the residence place now Downed and occupied by Higgins served as post in Ackley during the first democratic administration of presi dent Grover The mother diedmany years ago Higgins another brother removed to Emmetsburg also a OBrien all except the latter are Mike was about 65 years of He had variously for time as a later at other The Higgins family were among the first members of Marys Cath olic church both and Hig gins and son Joe are buried in the Catholic cemetery Funeral ser vices Tuesday were conducted by pastor of Higgins death was accidental he had high bloodpressure and taken suddenly he fell down a flight of stairs with the result that his neck was He lived eight hours after the JOCAHONTAS COUNTY HEATS COURTHOUSE WITH CORN AT The Pocohantas Iowa Rec says that 8 or 243 bushels of corn have been dumped into the coal bins of the county The corn is being used to heat the county buildings and those in charge re port that it burns freely and la giving entire satisfaction as The corn was bought at a bushel on the basis of heat is said to compare with a ton for Rockwell also re ports enlarging use of corn tor fuel The merchants are burning corn to heat their stores a7id are giving 15c a bushel Vi trade for the Other points in Iowa are reported using corn for and Des Mqines township M quoted as having purchased 85 tons of corn for Heykens and Miss Lueila Hatch left Monday evening ior to darBapWa where until Friday they wiU be iu attendance at the meetings of Grand Chapter of the Eastern Star of Miss Lueila Hatch go in the capacity of Worthy Ma of the local chapter and eykens Grand Straw IRewspaper IDotc for The newspaper with less by congressional districts Hoover Men Women First district Second district Third district Fourth district Fifth district 830 Sixth district 446 Seventh district 873 929 Eighth district 440 446 Ninth district 718 773 than ballots en president fol Rooaevelt Men Women 899 850 700 636 515 443 748 711 821 Thomas Men 8067 42 90 127 21 15 3 10 31 7 17 12 1 1 63 67 9 13 4 3 1 11 12 1 Total First district Second district Third district Fourth district Fifth district Sixth district Seventh district Eighth district Ninth district 307 Grand total 316 26 23 FOB Field Men Women 792 456 825 375 651 886 514 820 410 718 SENATOR Murphy Men Women 782 757 637 634 446 405 623 757 658 Brookhart Men 380 321 559 486 947 591 575 170 128 105 87 142 114 165 124 185 172 i 4 1 Total Grand total First district Second district Third district Fourth district Fifth district Sixth district Seventh district Eighth district Ninth district FOR Turner Men Women 9D9 600 905 546 873 545 753 947 535 802 GOVERNOR Herring Men Women 773 728 556 548 489 436 572 549 680 Long 154 140 59 46 411 377 35 80 194 153 321 310 2 2 48 50 8 5 76 81 35 42 63 60 85 67 Total Grand 104 83 COMMUNITY CLUB SPONSORS EVENT Representatives of Political Parties to Speak Afternoon and Grundy Com unity club will sponsor a free pan cake serving in Grundy Center dur ing the first week in The date is not yet Arrangements are being made to have outstanding leaders from the Republican arid Democratic parties speak on present political Local and county party leaders are to procure the Every family in Grundy county is There is no limit to the number of or butter or syrup for the to be given to each guest at noon or Serving will be in Legion The afternoon will be given to the speakers of one party and the iving to the other Several bands will furnish Mangun has bought the residence place for years in the possession of the Beach the members of which are no longer residents scattered va riously Beach and daughters at Des a daughter in sons in It is a splendid piece of property the brick house is to be remodeled and It ia up derstood that the Masgun family will not occupy the place until next COMPLETiHTlUtS Directors of FourCounty Fair Go Forward With Plans Feel Encouraged in Feeling That Others Have That Show Must Go On Better Officers directors of the Four County Fair met at the home in the country last Friday to give further consideration to mat ters in connection with holding the next in There are many preliminary arrangements that must be made before the show can go and it is the good fortune of the four county organization of pro gressive farmers of these four coun that the men who are connected with the organization have a willing ness to go forward with the neces sary preliminaries and see to itthat the big midwinter fair does go It is a matter of gratification to know that the spirit has not flagged a but that under present distressing conditions in which agri culture finds there is hope that conditions will soon and that there is willingness on part of all men and women engaged in the various lines of to continue on and exert themselves in the direction of The in point of in matterof entertainment and enter taining in lectures and demonstrations will not only equal any previous but in many re spects will surpass This is en couraging with the community spirit that believes in leriding assist ance when and where assistance is the 1932 fair will equal all SEKENADERS CLYDE HERRING Democratic Candidate for Governor of Iowa PAVEMENT COMPLETE Crews Haw Finished Work on High way End Paved highway twenty on the Harr din T Franklin county line road through has been completed although travel is still being de toured through Main The ex pectation is that the highway will be open for travel a clean streak n short the barriers AT HARDINS WRT HOUSE Nine real estate transfers were filed with the recorder the past week also six real estate total also three bills sale Twentyfour chattel small were Uate4 sjMl two cases of minor Marshalltown Business Men and Mu nicipal Band in Ackley A caravan of seventy or more au tomobiles each one loaded to capacity of good numbering a hundred or and in addition accompanied the Marshalltown Municipal band of which Chenette is fairly blew into Ackley at about the noon hour Monday and serenad ea Main A jolly their purpose was to advertise the com pletion pavltjg highway number fourteen and to celebrate the event with a barbecue and entertaining fea tures beginning at 11 oclock today Thursday and continuing through the day with other forms enter tainment until Main street rather enjoyed vtheir visit and two lections by the A conference of rural and grade school teachers of the county Har din is to be hld at Satur the 9th sinning at Sev eral educators of will Conference by Miss county Representatives of Eastern Star lodges of ths state are meeting in convention ftt Cedar Rapids this The gatherings are being held Shrino Masonic Appreciate the Not having submitted copies of thft WorldJournal for competitive entry at the coming meeting of the State Press under auspices of the journalism department of1 the at Iowa we ac knowledge receipt of a special re quest fAnn the U to enter the con test with one of the states best so every thing it takes cease less un der exasperating circumstances to make the light not alone always been plenty of it takes a barrel of money too much of that is in the pock ets of our It Was a Did you hear the address delivered by exGovernoj Smith of New York at a few eve nipgs since Read It is a He literally took off the as an and a few other organizations charged with fa d o u b le Forty people gathered round the happy Democrats at A grand gathering of the faithful the Democrats is to be held at Wa Saturday before election is to be a torchlight parade and many of big there to the partys Ackley faithful will be Presbyterian Women Hear Reports of Work Miss Marie Humke was the Womens Missionary Society and the Missionary Fellowship Club of the Presbyterian church at her home Tuesday Following the de votionals the evening was given over1 to the report of the recent meeting of the Iowa Womens Synodical held at This is a state and was attended by representatives of the Missionary Societies of the Presbyterian church throughout the entire Guest speakers of prom inence were Charles Mc Cleary of Africa who has served there in mission work for the past thirty years Andrew Todd Tay lor of Representative of Foreign and er of Dean of Du buque Brittell con eluded the meeting with The attendance numbered Refreshments and a social hour brought to a close a very pleasant CAMPAIGN LITERATURE Lot of It Has Been Distributed Warming Up and Hot for Ten fcer club ftt her Lithographed placards of candi dates for office ranging from the and Her to senator and the two candidates for candidates for county off ice four them have been in Ackley several Jays of the past distributing consisting mostly of and a few The dis tress of the campaign will be over within another ten and both victors and vanquished will be given a chance to rest up defeated Ijnowing exactly just how many their ballots instead of Matt Marvin Matt 19 year old son of and reajU dents of Grant northwest of died at the home of his parents Friday Oc tober 4 oclock after a long illness of He had been in good health for several Funera services were held nt Peters Monday afternoon they were conducted by the Jan Matthew was one of a family of twelve brothers and sis The Cradle A baby boy was born to and Roy at the home of Sicards Edward Spen Wednesday and Sicard during the past year or long have been engaged in business Ben in the northeast of rep the1 ayrjyaj pf a last Friday night ;