The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa on November 21, 1946 · Page 1
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Malvern, Iowa
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Thursday, November 21, 1946
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HISTORICAL DEPT 1C,'A DES WOINES 19 HIS WEEK in Mills County TME MAI The pnbl lent Ion of that article out Malvern's early industries rosed many a memory and nu- inerons readers phoned ns to locate the broom factory mention- "ZTI ~~ ed. This was In a building on the VOIv - Tl place where Earl Price now lives, fat the southwest edge of Malvern. • D. A. Copson was the owner and Operator and Otto Hall recalled having hauled many a load of brooms away. Some years earlier the firm of Abbott and Gravltt had started a similar factory in 1885. At various times there were also a cigar factory, a neck yoke factory, carriage factory, end gate factory and possibly some others, but little seems to have been recorded about them and only occasionally does some older citizen remember them. Next week The Leader will be published ONK WAV KARI,Y so that we can enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday. We urge correspondents, advertisers and any having news to send to the paper to do so as early as possible so that the material will be received In time for publication. Several changes In the business district of Malvern the past week are of Interest: Kenneth Bowers began work Monday as sub-clerk In the post office. He returned recently from 2 Mi years of service in the Navy and has been living In Red Oak. He expects to move to Malvern as soon as he can obtain a house or apartment. Jim Denton started work this week in the office of the Swanson & Sons plant. He accepted this position last summer but was delayed taking it up by his car accident. The Johnson Grocery Is getting a new coat of paint Inside, greatly brightening the Interior. Ben Breeding's warehouse Is being improved by the addition of shout aluminum to tho siding. PA&ER Entered In the Post Office at Maiverri. Iowa, as rvc- _on_g clang mall matter. Official Paper tot Mills County^ MAL.VERN, MILLS COUNTT, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1946 NO. 21. SCHOOL ON FIRE BUT DOESN'T BURN DOWN That dream of small boys since time immemorial very nearly came true Thursday night when the Malvern school caught fire. Fortunately several were In the butldUig-at, theuU«t»- l .attd- it was, discovered befow any serious ' damage was done. Clinkers from the school beat- Ing plant had been placed In a small cement addition at the side of the main building and these had heated the wall to such a degree that one window frame was ignited. Firemen removed the ashes and shortly bad the fire out, with only negligible damage to the building. MRS. CAMPBELL NEW CHAIRMAN OF COUNTY POLIO CHAPTER Organization Plans March of Dimes in January New officers for the Mills county chapter of the Infantile Paralysis association were named last week at a special meeting. Mrs. Lillian A. Campbell of Malvern was named chairman; Mrs. Harry Adams, secretary and Louis Knop, treasurer. The chapter started plans for the March of Dimes, a fund raising drive which will take place during January. Half of the funds raised in this .will be retained In the count£ for relief and assistance to sufferers from the disease. Campaign directors named Include Verris Hubbell, W. C. Rathke and W. E. Brown, Glenwood; R. R. Kler, Strahan and Joe Kruse, Mlneola. Dr. T. E. Shonka, Malvern, and Dr. Ward A. DeYoung, Glenwood, form the medical advisory board. FINAL RITES HELD FOR 0, F. EDIE THURSDAY With Military Services Held at the Grave Funeral services' were held Thursday at 2:30 p. m. at the Mansfield Funeral home for O. F. Edle, conducted by tho Rev. Lester C. Hall of the Methodist church. Music for the service was furnished by MaHin Richardson accompanied by Mrs. Donald Als- trope. Military services conducted by the Harry Hammons Post No. 520 were held at the grave side. Pall bearers were members of the American Legion. Burial was in North Grove cemetery. News of the County Seat Has Date to Keep Another of the trio of boys who stole the Harold Cheney car in Emerson two weeks ago, was picked up Monday and charges filed this week by Sheriff Rob't I. Moore. He is Leo Loughry, 16, of Shenandoah. The trio, which Included Raymond Funk of Shenandoah and Harold Gail of Tabor, took the Cheney car and drove it to Wyoming before apprehension. Another Instance of liquor nwl gasoline falling to mix prftperly was recorded this week when the new Oldsmobile owned by Max Cramer and driven by Dan Howell took to the ditch just east of Glenwood and was wrecked. Sheriff Moore picked them up and took them to Justice of the Peace Lola Bouquetto at Pacific Junction where Howell was flned $25 and costs for reckless driving and Cramer and another passenger, Kenneth Mace, were flned $10 and costs for intoxication on a public highway. The men were from Shenandoah. A county attorney's Information against Bernard Mabbitt of Silver City, charging him with lewdness, was filed this week, the alleged Incident occurring Nov. 14 at Glenwood. Mabbitt was released on $500 bond and the case will be heard in the December term of district court. i New Commercial Club Off *o Good Start Wednesday 80 Acres of Unimproved Land Sells for $16,000 Andy Berkhlmt-r made the deal last week whereby Otto Mass buys the 80 acres of unimproved land east of the Pleasant Valley school house owned by Mrs. Dallas McGrew and Mrs. Faye Shook for $200 per acre. Pencil in hand, a University of Iowa freshman, Lois McCord, encircles Nov. 25 on her calendar to remind her that on this date she can begin buying Christmas Seals from the county unit of the Iowa Tuberculosis association. The sale will continue until Dec. 25. Lois was Impressed by the fight against tuberculosis when she was given a Student Health Service tuberculin test upon university entrance this fall. Christmas Seal funds are used throughout Iowa to search out and prevent tuberculosis. Ix'ttors will bo mailed to Mills countitiiiM next \\<s-k, «l\. I lift them opportunity to purchase Christina* weal* nnil help with tlilN work. Franklin Andaman Suffer* Bureau Leaders Attend State Convention Several from Mills county attended the state Farm Bureau convention in Des Molues this week. Going up were Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Buffingtou, Mr. and Mrs. C. E .Nagel, Mrs. D. C. Deltchler, John Longstreet, Lucille Stubbs and Velma Chamberlain. Mattress Caught Fire at Charley Cross House A mattress that caught fire from a nearby stove at Charley Cross's house by the T. & N. Y park, gave Malvern firemen an early morning call Wednesday. Little damage was done except to the mattress. health---for- confined to the veterans 'hospital in Lincoln, Neb. He served in the medical corps of the first World war and had spent most of his life In and around Malvern. Mr. Edle was born July &0, 1893 at Emerson and passed away Nov. 19 at the Veterans hospital in Lincoln. He was united In marriage to Emma Mae Hodge March 22, 1913. To this union were born 15 children of whom 13 survive. They are Mrs. Roberta Biggerstaff, Mrs. Viola Thompson, Mrs. Virginia Ballenger all of MaL- vern; aud Mrs. Thelma Stalls of Council Bluffs. Those at home are Leonard, Gordon, Robert, Burl, Beatrice, Delores, Rex, Buddy and Jacqueline. Besides his wife and children he is survived by five grandchildren, Jerry Lee Biggerstaff, Beverly Ann Hutchlngs, Timothy Wayne and Susan Joe Ballenger and Carolyn Jean Kopp. Also three brothers, Charles, Andrew and Ephriam, and three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Winger of Couucil Bluffs, Mrs. Bonnie Rice of Tabor and Mrs. Norma Turner of Glenwood. inklln 'Aitderson wu taken to Mercy hospital, Council Bluffs, Monday for care of a dislocated and fractured shoulder which he received on the playground at school. With a group he was playing football on a rather crowded playground and he ran Into a tree, causing the Injury. His father, Carl Anderson, broke a leg some six weeks ago and is still In a cast. JUNIORS TO PRESENT CLASS PLAY FRIDAY A three-act comedy, "Brother Goose," will be presented by the junior class Friday at 8 p. m. In the Community building. The cast for the play has been at work on the presentation, (pr several '* pro-: MILLS COUNTY M. Y. F, MET AT HENDERSON Young Folks Participate in Bible Quiz The Mills county M. Y. F. and their guests of Macedonia met Sunday at the Methodist church In Henderson at an all day session. The registration which began at 3:30 showed an attendance of 57 young people, pastors and sponsors. The afternoon began with a community sing led by Mrs. Ward Fickel and was followed by a Bible quiz. The contestants were chosen at random from the audience and represented each town present. Miss Mary Haroff of Hastings was the winner with a total of 21 of the 50 questions to her credit. Miss Joan Adams was second with a total of 11 for the Silver City church. An hour of reorontlon at the high school gym followed the quiz and preceded the evening meal. The evening meal was served by the W. S. C. S. of the Henderson church and preceded the business tnci'ting. At the time of the business meeting Donna Allensworth of Henderson was elected to tho vacancy left by tho resignation of Kathy Hayes of Glenwood lit the post of necro- tary - treasurer. In accordance with the vote of the young' people the county organization was extended to Include the four commission chairmen who are as follows: Robert Frazler, Malvern, worship; Lois Butterfleld, Henderson, world friendship; Mary Haroff, Hastings, community service; and Joan Adams, Silver Cltv. * recreation'. -'•**•-• •* - .***.•»>>•«:«.-a WINDY AND COLD The snow storm that was predicted for last week end did not materialize here but It did get much colder as the temperature dropped down to a low of 20 depress Sunday morning. High for the week was 60 degrees last Friday. Dally data as recorded by the Iowa Tower & Light Co.: lilgli low rain Thursday 58 28 Friday CO 43 ,02 Saturday 38 24 .35 Sunday 68 20 Monday __ 50 30 Tuesday 55 32 Wednesday _ ._ 59 36 TWO MALVERNIANS FOR COLLEGE HONORS Two Malvern students are among the candidates for clasH honors at Iowa State college at Ames as John Slothower has been named as ono of 18 preliminary candidates for the title of Hlg Junior on Campus and Maryauii Jones Is ono of 13 candidates for Junior Prom girl. Marynnu, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kay \V. Jones, IH ;i junior In the division of home nco- nomlrs. Four finalists for Prom Queen will !><> chosen from tho present list, selected on a basis of their campus activities. The Junior Prom will take place Dec. Slothower Is the son of Mrs. Amy Slothower and is in the division of engineering. Four finalists for BJOC will be chosen by a committee of faculty members and divisional representatives. i :'»:*: . ,v . ,. Taking part/ In the play are Leonard Boehner, Theresa Dyke, Lois Gearhart, Eldon Bickley, Patty Perkins, Betty Bailey, Joyce Campbell, Marlene Johnson, Darlene Winters, Dorothy Alley and Wib Stogdlll. Attend Bankers Meeting The Malvern Trust & Savings bank workers, E. W. Burdie, F. J. Iwerf,, J. R. Hall, Louis Knop, Keith Adams and Miss Lois Cohn, attended the four county bank meeting in Shenandoah Tuesday evening. The four counties include Fremont, Mills, Montgomery and Page and this was the initial meeting of the four-county organization. • —Save Waste Paper! — Westminster Guild to Hold Dutch Supper Nov. 30 Everyone come to Presbyterian Dutch supper at the Community building. When? Nov. 30. Time, 5 o'clock on. Presbyterian Westminster Guild. adv. 20-2. Bazaar and Food Sale at Mansfield's Nov. 23 Circles I, the country group, and II of the Women's Society for ChrUttan Service will hold a bazaar and food sale at Mansfield's store Saturday, Nov. 23, beginning at 1 p. in. adv. 21-1 Thank You To my friends and relatives I wish to express my grateful appreciation for the cards, lovely flowers and calls during my illness. They were all a real Joy to me. Sincerely, p.21-1. Mrs. O. R. Hyde. The evening program Included a play, "The Losf Church," presented by the Henderson M. Y. P., and a talk by Mrs. Shields of Elliott on "Reaching for God Through Music." Mrs. Shields also favored the group with two of the Psalms set to music. The next meeting of the county M. Y. F. will be Jan. 19 at Strahan. v Card of Thanks I wish to thank the friends for the cards and letters sent to me during my stay In the hospital. I enjoyed them so much. Tommy Walsh MILLS COUNTY FORUM HAS GOOD ATTENDANCE Data on the recent reorganization of the Missouri state educational system were gtven at a meeting of the Mills county Forum which was held Wednesday lu the court house at Glenwood. A crowd of 60 persons attended. The speaker, W. C. Cunningham, of Maryvllle, Mo., State Teachers college, told of the present non-partisan organization of the state education department, the state aid (which amounts to more than $33,000,000 now) and its distribution, and other facts. He also presented his idea of the Ideal educational objectives, giving an excellent discussion of school needs. . «i..» • «• SHOOT FOR SUNDAY Meat tor man y a Thanksgiving dinner will be distributed Sunday wnen tho American Legion holds lts turkey shoot at the Breeding airport south of Malvern. A big supply of turkeys, geese, ducks hams and bacon is ready for the shoot. The Legionnaires will have plenty of shells on the ground for those participating so that they will not need to use their own. Burdic Named President at Organization Meet Malvern's semi-dormant commercial organization was revived with rousing enthusiasm Wednesday evening whon .•» special dinner nieotlnp: was held In the Mal- vernnttc rafe. More than BO business pcoplo attended. With J. H. Hall presiding, the. group elected a new set of officers: E. W. Hurdle, president; Ray Collen, vleo pretddent; Jim Henton, secretary and Mr. Hall, treasurer. The members voted to rail the organization the Malvern Commercial club. The business men attending discussed the various things the club should do, ranging from various trade promotion ideas, to encouragement of new Industries. Only Immediate action taken was to decree nil-day dosing for business houses nil Thanksgiving and Christmas. Matter of duos drew much tils- cushion and n poll taken on the annual total hudfict needs of tho chili Indicated that most nimn- hrrs Ihoiicht It should bo around $;t,000 and diii>s sot sufficiently high to raise' that amount. President Hurdle stated that ho felt tho Commercial club should foo the town's No. 1 I'lvic organization and that members should idvo preference to it In. attendance at meetings and work. Tho group voted to net the first Thursday of each month as Its regular meeting night, the meetings to start with a supper at 7 p. m. The club also voted to have the president appoint a committee for Christmas activity plan*, giving It a budget of $300. Mr. Burdic called on Adolph Schulta who told of the work of th« county's cooperative hybrid seed com organization and its need for processing equipment. Legion Meet Nov. 26 Harry Mammons post and unit of the American Legion will meet at the Liberty Memorial building Tuesday,"Nov. 26, at 8 p. m. Chester Kelso Receives License for Grading Chester Kelso, who took an examination for the work recently at Lincoln, Neb., received his license for grading poultry last week. He is employed at this work at Swauson & Sons. Card of Thanks I want to take this ini'uiiH of thanking my friends and relatives for the many cards and letters I received during my stay at tho hospital. 21-1. Mrs. Otis 1'endergraft. Campbell Elected Phi Chi Vice President Malcolm Campbell, son of Mrs, Lillian A. Campbell , has been elected vice president of Phi Chi national medical fraternity at the University of Iowa where he is a junior in the college of medicine. FARM BUREAU DRIVE TO START DEC. 2 Farm Bureau workers will start their annual membership drive Dec. 2 when a "klokoff" meeting will be held In the Malvern Community building. C. E. Nagel, the organization director, expects to have 150 workers assist with the drive, using from 6 to 20 In each township. Basketball Season Gets Underway as Schools Show Schedules Mills county's major sport is getting under way as high school basketball squads pound the boards in ardent practice. Several schools have already started their inter-school competition, with more to get into action this week. Schedules below are complete today with "here" referring to school whose schedule is given: • » » The schedules for Emerson and Henderson were published here three weeks ago. t • * Three Tournaments (or Cage Funs This Year Cage fans wilt have three major tournaments to watch this years as Mills county schools participate la these. The couatv tournament will be at Emerson Jan. 30, 81, Feb. 1. The boy» sectional will be Feb. 35 to March 1. The junior high and girls tournament will be March 6, 7 and 8 at Silver City, * • • Ualveru H«« tawperleoced Squad to Develop Coach Gordon Overatreet and hit aaslatMt. Ralph Haddocks, will their handi full build, lag a team almoat Iron scratch thl» yaar. All but i <«w of lut Midiaa'i l»u«ww> -war* 8r*.du*t- *4i »u4 uot too aiauy ol thU fall'i m»<i U»v« h*d much «xo»rUn.<>«. Tb.* Orlol* hoiMi M« ohttAy to k«*f out ol th» «*U§r toft biOW poo* pMalteUUlw for for Jan. 24 and Coach Overstreet hopes to get that filled shortly. The card: Dec. 2: Strahan here. Dec. 6: At Glenwood. Dec. 10: Emerson here. Dec. 17: Silver City here. Dec. 20: At T. J., Co. Bluffs. Jan. 3: At Emerson. Jan. 7: At Silver City. Jan. 10: St. Francis here. Jan. 14: Farragut here. Jan. 17: Essex here. Jan. 21: Iowa Deaf here. « Feb. 3: At Randolph. Feb. 7: Olenwood here. Feb. 11: At Thurman. Feb. 14: At Henderson. Feb. 18: Plattsmouth here. Feb. 21: At Tabor. Only two lettermen on the squad this year Wib Stogdill and Cues. McClure. Two dozen more candidates make up the squad, none of whom are seniors. The others: Juniors: Don Houser, Donald Donner, Miller Plumb, Fr»ak Swobada, Eugene Wllheltn, Kenneth Bird. Paul Lincoln, Duano Sh»pcott, Danny Shore. Sophomores: Abb and Leroy Anderson, Lewis Frailer, Bob Sflyen, Paul Biker, Roger L*n- dit, Richard Curdwell, Kenneth RobliMwn, Chai. Pevehouw. Freshmen: Harold Adams. Paul HUtou, Temuyl» Window, Robert Taylor, MftrUa 8*11, Doug * • « practice Friday night when the two clashed iu a season opener. The school cagers proved too strong for the alumni but needed two overtime periods to win 4341. Lawrence Smith's 14 aud Harvey Ord's 12 were top for the winners. In the curtain raiser for the evening Silver City Junior high defeated Malvera Junior high 3510. Silver City has both boys and girls teams in competition this season and their schedule Is combined. The card below is for both boys and girls except where Indicated otherwise: Nov. 26: At Iowa Deaf (girls). Dec. 6: Emerson here Dec. 10: At Treynor. Dec. 13: At Hastings. Dec. 17: At Malvern (boys). Jan. 7: Malvern here. Jan. 14: At Henderson. Jan. 17: Iowa Deaf girls, Hasting* boy* here. Jan. 24: Glenwood here. Feb. 11; Henderson here. Feb. 14: At Emersou. Feb. 18: Trey nor here (boys). Feb. 21: At Glenwood. • » • G leu wood Has Good Prospects; Some Girls Games Scheduled Gleuwood high started practice last week with a large squad out that included six lettermeu. Coach A. C. Nuchols, who enjoyed the school's most successful football season in more than a dozen years, Is anticipating a strong team in spite of the fact that many of last year's first stringers were graduated. Glenwood is also putting a girls team into inter-school competition for the first time in many years, with tour games scheduled thus far. Lettermen back on the Rams squad are Tony Tubrick, Byron Young. Romley Webb. Jerry 81- ref, John Murphy and Rodney Radford. The squad starts competition next week. The schedule: Nov. 29: At lied Oak. Dec. 6: Malvern here. Dec. 10: Henderson here (boys aud girls). Dec. 13: At Emerson. Dec. 17: At Plattsmouth. Jan. 7: At Shenandoah. Jan. 10: Emerson here. Jan. 14: Plattsmouth here. Jan. 17: At T. J. Co. Bluffs. Jan. 21: Tabor here (boys and girls). Jan. 24: At Silver City (boys aud girls). Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 1: County tournament. Feb. 7: At Malvern. Feb. 11: Shenandoah here. Feb. 14: At Tabor (boys and girls). Feb. 18: Red Oak here. Feb. 21: Silver City here (boys aud glrU). •"*"»** attlfti KABUI aitint W^^^^^* !^S^WW ^WJKPy W^jSP^ Holiday Hours in Maseru In order to permit the proper observance of these National Holiday*, Milvern business house* will be closed All. DAY Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 88) and Chriatmaa. MALVERN COMMERCIAL CLUB Strahan Start* with Inexperienced Team Coach J. W. Harvey o! Strahan will build his squad fairly much from scratch as only five have had previous cage experience, none on last year's first string. They are looking forward to next year and have a full schedule to give the squad experience. The Strahan girls team is more promising as all but oue of last season's squad is back. The schedule below Includes both boys and girls games except where noted otherwise: Nov. 19: Coburg here. Nov. 26: Emerson here. Dec, 3: At Malvern (boys). Dec. 13: At Pacific Junction (boys). Dec. 17: At Randolph. Dec. 31: At Wales. Jan. 3: At Henderson. Jan. 10: Steunet here. Jan. 17: At Emersou. Jan. 24: Pac. June. here. Jan. 28: At Coburg. Feb. 11: Wales hero. Feb. 14: Huntinge here. Feb. 21: At Stennett. * • • Huvtiujp KtwU Schedule vvltli Two Win* MawtluuD high school Is look- Ing forward lu the butt »«tut>u lu uiauy yeur» at It tUrtud vuuiuwtt- tiou No. t and uow hut two wtus to itt credit. With »wv«>rul of lust ntutiiou'* rvgular* back itu (ht> HU.UKU tkUti »OtUV KUV>4 UlttU'fUl lu work with, tVttcb ilarultl Saw- vvr* aud u r« uultlug lu ous practice sessions. Hastings defeated Strahan 2617 lu Us opeuor Nov. 8 and last Friday night turned back Pacific Junction 20-9. The schedule: Nov. 22: Henderson here. Nov. 26: At Coburg. Dec. B: At Pacific Junction. Dec. 13: Silver City here. Dec. 20: At Henderson. Jan. 7: Stennett here. Jan. 10: Coburg here. Jan 17: At Silver City. Jan. 24: Emersou here. Feb. 4:*At Emersou. Feb. 14: At Strahan. Feb. IS: At Sunuet. * « • Henderson Showed Power Against Htruliun Krl<luy Henderson's scoring possibilities looked good Friday night when Coach Harold Perry bent both boys and girls teams to Strahan. The boys had little trouble during the evening and ran up u $8-9 lead by the eud of the games against Strahan't Inexperienced crew. Winchester lud scoring with 16, crowded by Peu- durgruft with 14. H. Uoltou with 12 ftud Slump witlb 11. The glrlt game thowed ploiuy of cuiuimtUiun before Uuuiiemou could uko out a 17-16 \vlii. Al- Umtworth brought lu 7 couutora for tlu» wliiuwrw, 1'tmdoigraft 5, Ambrotu 4 aud Klubu 1. Fur tUruhau Unu-o wu* tup with 19, tuutrlbuu<a 3 uutl K mi vi'v NKtt* U.\

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