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Ackley World Journal (Newspaper) - September 15, 1932, Ackley, Iowa otmml VOLUME Official BELLE FOURCHE L Heetland Family Removed from Requesting a change in Heetland writes the WorldJournal om South the family has removed from Jcir former place of residence and for the past year have been farming nn the western edge of South He says last year there were no crops this year some fine crops and abundant others sunburned or dried outvery hot and dry during July and early part of Very few potatoes in this Bellefourche is in the government irrigated region just at the north ap proach of the Black Hills It is a splendid little city of with the western spirit and trade territory that makes it equal to many of the six to eight thousand population towns county seat of Butte Entering the section from any direc tion of that ordinarily dry scenes of beauty impress themselves on travelers irrigated gardens pro vide an abundance of everything in vegetables and the fields present an appearance that is greatly in contrast to the parched prairies all It has a beet sugar woolstorage and coldstorage flour mill and various other indus The business blocks are practi cally all of of modern design the streets are and the city gives the impression of being one of Alfalfa is easily grown it is a cattle and sheep section and the live stock interests are Belle fourche also has two splendid news japers and two railroad lines enter the 65 IOWA COUNTIES ASK EMERGENCY AID FOR BUDGETS SEPTEMBER WHOLE Briefs of tbe fiDorntmj Franklin at presents farm tariff American at Ore national opposed to re duction of war Fight over recent chairman of dem says democratic victory in Maine is great victory for Death toll in blowup of steamer in East New placed at eighty 08 bodies Five hundred deputy sheriffs or dered out at where oal miners are on The newest president of in South throws up the More Assassin of President Doumer of France lost his Clem held by kidnapers thirtyone demand of Given bill and told to beat it for Hutchinson flying for Eur disaster found safe in Green Total Appropriations Request ed Black Hawk Asks Emergency appropriations totaling have been asked by 65 of Iowas 99 counties for their 1933 according to Oscar Ander state budget Most of the funds are needed for poor relief according to the county with the remainder needed to supplement general Some counties ask funds for their own treasuries and for individual mu Dubuque with a figure of heads the list in askings with Pottawattamie second asking Askings by counties included Al Black 700 Web FARM RENTALS Prices According to Land Paton Brothers living the old Parish farm north of Reinbeck have rented the old Reid estate of 240 acres south of town for a cash rent of or per Will eldest soa of Joe Johnston of who has been farming the last three years near Cedar has rented a farm north east of owned by Morris of that He will pay a cash rent of an Money in House House and Lost by Fire caused damage and destroyed in at the Lydia Jensen home on West McGregor street this Officlers are investigating he which started near where the money was The origin of flames is Robinson at Congressman Robinson of Hamp was at Monday eve He delivered an address at a meeting Of the Methodist Brother Subject not previously an but the ap pears to have developed into quite a EIGHT Mill LEVY RETAINED IN IOWA Board of Assessment and Review Refuses Though Values Are The state board of assessment and review Thursday announced that the tax levy for state purposes for 1932 will be 8 mills plus one mill for the soldiers The board estimated that the levy will bring in which is ap proximately less than the board was instructed to raise by the last session of the general No increase in the state levy was ordered despite the fact that live stock and property values have de clined and Reynolds of the board pointed out that this years levy will yield about less than was collected in The general property levy last year totaled and the state legis lature had ordered the board in 1932 to raise BANK CHECK TAX LEADS REVENUE LIST The new tax on bank checks con tinued to lead the revenue list during the month of first complete month of collections of the new tax according to figures in the inter nal revenue officer The tax on cheeks totaled during Total collections were including paid by soft drinks paid by candy on on admissions to places of en and other smaller COUNTIES MAY NOT DIVERT ROAD FUNDS TO POOR RULES Des County road and maintenance levies may not be diverted into poor relief funds in according to an opinion of the attorney generals Only by employment of the peor on county highways could these funds contributed to relief the opinion written by Assistant Attor ney General Carl Stephens BRIEFLY TOLD Near Neighbor and Community Notes of General Interest Lamprecht Stiles recently deliv ered bushels of corn to the Grain company at and Henry Casey delivered more than pounds of timothy seed to the Schroeder grain company at the same Here is a parentteacher organiza tion that appears to have a Over at children who are pre vented from attending public school because they have no will pro vide The Penny company has been engaged in business at Ames seven and during that time there has been but one Swan formerly of The canning plant at Oilman has been turned over to a on indebtedness of assets not Mr and Chandler of business visitors in Acklej REVIEWING EARLY CHICK HISTORY Ladies Aid Society Methodist Fiftieth Review of An Interesting Congrega tional Event in Panoramic Form Sunday The Town of Ackley is situated on Braver a tributary to the Ce dar Its location is an excellent being surrounded by as rich a farming country as can be found in the It was first surveyed and platted in 1857 for a company composed of Henry Roby Abagail Par riott and Malinda The plat was filed for record De cember The crisis of 1857 and the Civil War prevented the building of a railroad and put an end to every So Ackley was but a pa per town for 8 The Town of Ackley had its be ginning in 1863 when Jesse Foster from North Carolina came and lo cated adjoining the town plat in the and opened a general this part of Ackley is now known as Burns and Fosters Here he met with good success which contin ued for two years or until the mighty herald of the awakened from sleep the dreamers in and around The signal for people to rush to Ackley was the completion of the Sioux City to this Just before the railroad was com pleted to Carton and Joseph began the erection of an This was the first building com menced in Francis com pleted the first building on Main in which he opened a stock of mer and was therefore the first Jesse Foster then moved from the timber and erected a build ing on the north side of Main On the 16th day of the first load of grain was purchased by the Carton Joseph Burns built the the first lumber yard and Nye built a fine store and entered upon the hardware busi In Ackley had but a few houses upon its town but at the close of the year there were five three two lumber yards and several Thus Ackley had its The first jewler was the first livery was kept by Ly the first physician was a the first furniture store was kept by The first birth was that of son of Judd Bradley in The first death was that of Sarah daughter of Her body was interred in the Ackley The first brick block was erected in 1869 by Judd Bradley built the first dwelling house in Aek ENGINES NOT A NUISANCE Long before the town of Ackley sprang into existence a Post Office was established in the neighborhood and was known as the Fontaine post The office was moved to Ack ley the Fall of and the name was changed to The Town of Ackley was incorporated in Among the other first settlers in the town were John John Fred Henry Roosevelt who built the flour Frank Mar Andrew Fred Wil and The Methodist Episcopal Church of Ackley was the first church to be organized in the It was organ ized by the Barber in The first services were held in a school house on the site now occupied by the store building just west of what is now Carstens hardware store The first members were Rich ardson and Ackermann and wife Faulkner and NyeL Ogden and Barber was the first pastor and was succeed ed in 1866 by The first church edifice was erect ed4n 1869 when Gossart was the It was a frame struc ture its size being 28x40 and was erected at a cost of It was enlarged in 1876 at a cost of over Continued on page two LEGION OP FRANKLIN HELD PICNIC SUNDAY Posts and Auxiliaries of Coun ty Gathered at Franklin county American Legion and auxiliary picnic was held in Har riman start ing in the Following din ner Rex state historian o the American Exhibi tions by the Hampton drum and bug corps commanded attention and th sport features were Ed Ammann took a day off Wed and visited friends at Wes ley and in that It proved day of pleasure to People at Nevada Had Protested They Were Judge Clock Says One of the troublesome cases that came up for decision in Story county court at was decided by Judge Clock of in favor of the Iowa Electric Light and Power Persons at Nevada who lived near the plant brought suit to declare that three 800horsepower Diesel engines operating there were a Judge Clock ruled for the company they had made correc tions following filing of complaint by persons He held the plant had been in operation many years be fore the plaintiffs were BUlLEfciNTY AWARDS GIVEN Schrage in Van Huen in Wegan in Angus Class Schrage exhibited the champion bull and the champion cow and captured other first place honors for Polled Durham cattle at the Butler county Orlo VanHuen of Shell Rock owned the champion bull and the champion cow in Holstem Clyde Wegan of Greene exhibited the champion bull and champion cow in the Aberdeen Angus in addition to capturing other first honors in this In the Shorthorn Wil iam Weibke of Greene owned the ihampion bull and champion fellinghuisen and had he champion bull and champion cow n Brown Swiss cattle and also won ither high honors in this In Will Hummel of Allison vas first in champion mare or geld ng and Weibske had the grand The grand display in Shet aiid ponies was by Wickham of In French draft and Perch eron the champion stallion vas owned by Henry Weibke of Bris ow and the champion mare by Will lummel of Nettleton broth rs of Greene had the grand Used His Legs for 200 A reunion of the Rohr family at attracted John a 60yearold youngster living at He did not bum his nor did he take a Pullman palace this slip of a youth got astride lis little old bicycle and peddled across country and back He declined several invitations from au tomobile drivers to hop A 200 mile spin was just a bit of health ful exercise for TRUCKS BLACK HAWK FARMERS WJLL VISIT COLLEGE ON 15 The September series of county farm tours to Iowa State college will open Saturday when Renewed Violence in lowaS farmers and their families from Reception for On the part of Knights of Pythias local and a reception to recently chosen head officer of the organization in is soon to be given arrangements are now being It is to be held in this city other grand lodge officers are to be Pythian Sisters are to participate in the SEVERAL CASES HEARD IN FRANKLIN COURT Negro Custodian of City Dump Gets Four Months in The case of Vern Franklin county state of in which Pascoe seeks to have of the proceeds of certain sight draft set aside as a trust fund to cover a check issued him by Knoll as agent for the late is being heard in Franklin Henry Negro custodian at the city was brought before Judge Henderson on a charge of as sault with intent to commit great bodily injury and sentenced to serve four months in the county William was in dicted on a charge of resisting an He was first arrested by Special Deputy Sheriff Garri son from whom he escaped and later arrested at his Green entered a plea of not guilty and waived for mal His bond of was Edward a former vet erinarian at Grundy died Sunday afternoon in a hospital at Kansas following a weeks illness of uremic He had never fully recovered from an attack of flu while in the He removed five years ago and established a vet Farm Sioux of the farm holiday forces attacked u con voy of 14 trucks from northern Iowa on u highway nt north of Sionx wrecked Severn of the vehicles nml injured four of the fiirni trs currying their products to mar The strike lined up along the tossed spiked logs In front of the irucka nml then Uombnrded the drivers Htonis and chunks of One of the trucks wns diini to the that it wns neces sary to tow it Into the All had windshields shuttered and the sides battered It was said that more than 200 took part in tlie Drummer of Sioux Center suffered n broken left Mar vin Kyler of Curl Johnson Of and another man who refused to disclose his name were less seri ously Having been threatened with a re newal of the attack If they attempted to the owners of the caravan demanded protection from the authori ties Sheriff John who hnd sent 40 deputies to James when the report of the battle there was said he would escort the farmers trucks back to the Wood bury county line and asked Sheriff Itlppey of that county to see them safely along from Dos plan to spread anew the farm war for higher prices was the Indicated objective of lead ers of the farmers marketing strike as they gathered to map plans for the for launching a farm strike In northwestern Ohio wero formulated at a closed meeting of a committee representing farmers under the chairmanship of K Wond county dairy Married at Friends in Ackley have learned of the marriage of Miss Kathryn daughter of pro prietress of the Coffee Shop at Hotel to Ludwig son of and Andrew Holm of The ceremony took place Saturday at Boone and her daughter until about a year ago were residents of The bride is a graduate of Vinton high The bride groom is employed by the Brooks Baking Company at and Holm will make their home at Ackley friends wish for them a happy wedded WILL REDUCE ROUND TRIP FARES During the coming winter season a substantial reduction in round trip rail fares to New Mississippi Gulf Coast and Mobile will be put in effect by Illinois Central The rate of fare will be 75 per cent of the long limit winter tourist or about onethird off the roundtrip Boone and Monroe counties visit the campus and The schedule follows Boone and Monroe Wright Polk Grundy and Black Hawk and HARDIN COUNTY FAIR BRINGS PROFIT Secretary Haase of the Har din County fair has announced that this years exposition returned a profit of This is the first profit shown in several Total receipts this year were Was an Earlyday Resident of Steam boat Rock Past Ninety Died at Daniel who located at Steamboat Rock in the late engaged in the livestock business there and for many years head of the Steamboat Rock died at Eldora early in the past He removed to Eldora from Steamboat Rock ten years Turner was not only one of the earliest of Hardin county pioneers he was a man who had a conspicuous part in all the advance ideas and un dertaking of that particular part of Hardin Active in business all his life he had been in the Civil war and at its termination began where he had left He was a native of the state of New He was past ninety years of Ten years ago he removed from the old home town to and since that time had lived He is survived by a engaged in the banking business at and a his preceded him in death by several Younger generations of Hardin county people knew him well he was a man of activity a successful business man who knew something of the efforts of earlyday residents to establish themselves in an undeveloped and he wag honored through the Burial was in Steamboat the cemetery at Attending Coe Friends of and Howard Johnston of the former sev eral years pastor of the First Presby terian church of are pleased to note that a and a of and Johnston are attending Coe college at Cedar This is Howards sec ond year and Miss Margarets first year at that FALL CARNIVAL AND JUBILEE Alden Prepares for Thursday and 22nd and The American Legion post at Alden is sponsoring a two day festival the above The program is to consist of base ball and athletic speakers of the drum and bugle corn and flower show and exhibits of different Horse shoe pitching pig and like attractions together with musical events will furnish plenty of entertainment for these two Farmers Union It is to be held the at Grundy on the fair John national is expected to be the principal Willford on the democratic ticket as a congressional is also ex pected to be Grundy Enrollment Grundy Registration at the opening of Grundy Center pub lic schools this week was 225 of which are high school Ad ditional desks were bought to accom modate the gain in More than 800 students are en rolled in the Waverly public schools this The number is the largest ever recorded The high school enrollment is and the freshman a bers ninetyseven Miss Regina McGough left recently for Belmond whera she is Home Eco Story on Temperance Won The meet Wednesday at the home of in the The is pleased to know that Miss Charlotfc once a teacher in our public received a prize for a story on written for the national medical contest Miss Arnold was a teacher in the Cumberland mountains of Kentucky at one time and this was the basis of her dramatic Located at Grand Harken of Austinville and of Grand were visitors last week Thursday at the home of Harkens Fred Harken greeted numerous friends who were pleased to see him and to know that he is doing well at Grand He is manager of an A P store in that He returned to Grand Rapids Thursday erinary hospital in Kansas nomics teacher in the city Will Build a August Carstens has plans and will soon let the contract for the erectioa of a good sized barn on the Carstens two miles south of The barn was recently destroyed by fire and the new one is to take its A substantial Harold Victor of was in the city a visitor at the home of her Paul ine ;