The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa on August 21, 1947 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa · Page 1

Malvern, Iowa
Issue Date:
Thursday, August 21, 1947
Page 1
Start Free Trial

HISTORICAL DEPT IOWA DES HOINE3 19 HIS WEEK Mills County ••• • I I •"• The Edward S. TVtprs shows, which collaborated with 'Warren Darrah's orchestra to intertain fair patrons after the regular scheduled entertainment, will appear at Randolph starting tonight. • • • Earl Bus* who did the announcing for the atr show the last three afternoons at the fair, reported an accident on the bombing run feature of the show. CHf Seftqn with Luther Munslnger of Tabor, in this section of the program, were attempting to hit a staked area with sacks of flour. On one run one of the small sacks was dropped in the plane, giving both i IT A DMENEKWER VOL,. 73. Entered In the Post Office at Malvern, Iowa, as second class mall matter. Official Paper for Mills County MALVERNTM1LLS COUNTY, IOWA. THURSDAY. AUGUST 21. 1B41 NO. S. Conclude SuccdFir Sat. The Mills County Fair, held in Malvern last week, proved to be highly successful according to almost any criteria for such an affair. The principle standards to be met by county fairs (a) to provide wholesome entertainment circus and the air show, drew praise from the crowds attending. The circus provided a satisfactory supplement to other fair entertainment on the first two nights and on all four afternoons and was even more successful on the two final evenings when It PHot S.tton and Bombardier for county clientele, (b) pro- the two final ««'»«•»« MunsJer a heavy white cover- mote better agricultural methods was pre.entedJn Us entirety. Munsinger Ing. All In all, the announcing done at the fair would offer an interesting study for voice students. The announcer for the J. C. Michaels Grandstand circus had a slow, soft drawl while R. W. Jones, who carried the bulk of the fair announcing load, spoke In a voice that was decidedly in contrast to the circus announcer. * * • LARGE CROWD AT SECOND NIGHT NORSE SHOW Entries Large in Mo«t Thursday Evening Classes The Mills County Fair association's ninth annual horse show proved to be, as usual, one of the highlights of the Mills County Fair held at Malvern last week, Attrniiimre at the afl'nlr WHS high tlio first afternoon, Nllglit- ly on the same rvrninK, xtrong llit' M'foiMl afternoon, unil very (lie stToncl ovi'iilnK- moie oeiier «BIIUU".<"» «.«»—^—- *•- - !._-•• by 4-H and open class exhibits Other fair features, the horse and" (0 to provide a _ g eneral ex- show and the opening day parade. cuse for county friends to meet, were fulfilled In every way. Several new features of this year's show, the J. C. Michaels were run off in clockwork fashion. The new pet parade addition as the top highlight of the entire fair. The 4-H had a record year, mirroring our initial thought — the fair was a success. In the pictures shown below, and in other pictures that will run in the next Issues of The Leader, Staff Photographer Leonard Boehner has tried to report, pictorlally, factual happenings at the fair but also to capture some of the county fair spirit that has As a fitting climax to the two- day New York Yankee try-out camp at Olenwood Aug. 26-27, an all star team of future Yankee rookies selected by Burlelgh Grimes, Joe McDermott and Wattle Holm, will play the Glenwood town team at the Memorial Athletic field rally Wednesday at 8 p. m. Steele Re-elected inn I ne UCW VVl yat^w «,«««„.v« — - to the opening parade, was well made the annual event so much received and acclaimed by some a part of our American scene. Record Year for 4-H Baby Beef Show at County Fair All of the horse show performances were supplemented by the J. C. Michaels Grandstand circus. In the Thursday afternoon show colts were shown. Classes if through 16 featured saddle bred colts, spots shown by halter and Palomino saddle type shown by halter. In class 14 the 1948 foal was won by John Dean and the 1947 foal by Frank Hammers. In clais IB there were «o entries for the • 1946 foal but the 1947 toal was won by Bruce Blackburn -with. Wlllirt>«M» Scott Moba* IircUM 18 first for toe 1»46 toal WM •won by John Helm, eecond was Mrs. Dan Perkins, Max Benton was third and Ralph Bower was fourth. First, second and third in the 1947 toal In the same class were Richard Goy, Jack Bowen and Darlene Scott. Thursday evening classes 9, 10, 11 and 12 were shown. Winners for class 8, ladies pleasure with western equipment, were Mary Crowder first, Erma Cheney second, Retha Hiatt third and Mrs. George Stock fourth. Harry Gilmore, Dick Hiatt, Carl Senderson and Richard Goy won flrat second, third and fourth respectively in class 10, western pleasure. Dick Hiatt, Ruby Hensley, Richard Bass and Austin Bass won first, second, third and fourth respectively in class 11— spotted class. In the pleasure pair class, class 12, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Hiatt, Mrs. Dan Perkins and Lester Fritz, Marilyn Boles and Eleanor Conger and Mr. and Mrs. George Stock took first, second, third and fourth respectively. Class 12, cornbelt stock horse ctess, was the final class of the fair. In it Gordon Chambers, John Cheney, Lester Fritz and Aaron Hilton took flrst, second, third and fourth respectively. MRS. MINA M'FALL DIED AT HOME WEDNESDAY Mrs. Mlna McFall, a long time resident of Mills county, passed away at her home here Wednesday evening following an illness of several years duration. She had been bedfast for the past three months. Funeral services will be held at the Mansfield Funeral home Friday at 2:30 p. in. with the Rev. Grant Parker of Council Bluffs conducting the service. Burial will be in the Silver City cemetery. J M. Steel", garnering 15 of the county's 1,400 eligible votwi, was re-elected District Soil Conservation Commissioner at an election held on the Mills County Fair grounds Aug. IS. The only other candidate, Earl Bass, received one vote to make the total vote count for the county stand at 16. Steele, being the candidate who received the largest number of votes, was declared the elected commissioner for this district by 1. W. Huntley. chairman of the State Soil Conservation committee. Burleigh Grimes The Yankee scouts conducting the camp will manage the all-stur team composed of western Iowa and eastern Nebraska youths whom they consider major league material. Future Yankee and big league ball players will get their final Inspection in this regulation game Wednesday evening, Aug. 27. Included on the evening's program will be short talks by the Yankee scouts on personal blK league experiences and explanations on requisites for major league caliber ball players. State and local dignitaries will participate in pre-game ceremonies with a selected notable toss- Ing out the first ball. OVERSTREET ISSUES GRID CALL, AUG. 25 Gordon Overslrevt, Malvern liijtli (tvlil mentor, \\n* an- nuiineetl Hull tlie first prwtlre of the 1H47 season will be held Monday, AIIR. 2*>. In accordance with Mate utlitctic rules \vlildi state thnl fall football prartlre may begin a ivivk before school starts. All fellows Interested in the pigskin sport report ut the Community bnllilliiK Monday at 1 p. m. to receive football (tear. BACK AT IT In spite of reports to the contrary, such as "Heal wave over," Mills county citizanu found it still extremely warm the past week after 11 temporary break in temperatures at the county fair. The mercury hfis risen higher each day since Friday when a cool 82 high was recorded. Wednesday the mercury hit 100 again hl K U Thursday 8f> Friday — 82 Saturday — 93 Sunday 96 Monday ---- 96 Tuesday. POP TRUCK, SEMI IN ACCIDENT WEDNESDAY A semi truck loaded with machinery and a Pepsi Cola pop truck were Involved In an accident which caiiBPd extensive damage to both trucks nnd broke some 70 ranes of pop on highway 34 wrst <>C Malvern Wednesday morning. The driver o£ the semi, Lloyd Japhut of Stuart, had apparently fallen asleep as his truck pro- ceded westward and struck the Harding truck driven by Vernon O'Connor, in th« side Just as O'Connor was turning out to avoid the- semi. Beoauso ot the debris covering tlio highway (remains of 70 cases of pop) traflic was iMourod through a ditch, around tlio scene" o£ the accident, during Wednesday morning. Damage* was estimated at $500 for each truck. All bo^a between lfce age« ot <, Wednettfar '^ ,_—JlOO 16 and 22 aspiring to play profes- * sional baseball should report to Winning top honors In the 4-H Baby Beef show, which enjoyed a record-breaking year, were thase members of the grand champion baby beef group. From left to right are shown Donald Bruce wUh his cham p ! O n Shorthorn, Gwendolyn Asman with Hereford and Elva Chamberlain with her champion A^gus. , ^ ROUGHEST RODEO STOCK CATTLE PRICES NIT AT ESTATE ROUNDUP NEW HIGH MONDAY One hundred fifty of the nation's most famous cowboys and cowgirls and 200 head of the \vlldest and roughest horses, Brahma bulls and cattle ever seen in a midwest rodeo, will be features well worth going many miles to see at the 4-State Roundup which will be held at Fairfax. Mo., Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Aug. 30, 31 and Sept. 1 — the Labor day week end. The Roundup is sponsored by the Fairfax American Legion and five shows will be held this year, starting with Saturday night, Aug. 30. Both afternoon and evening shows will be held Sunday and Monday. All of the 7,500 seats are reserved and the advance ticket sale is now on. Cattle prices vaulted to new highs Monday on the Omaha market but slowed Tuesday. As much as 50c higher, fat steers hit 133.50, highest to date this year, and feeder steers, 1,365 pound Nebraska grassers, Monday seor News of the. County Seat The county clerk's olYU-e iliil « light business as far as marriage licenses were concerned the last week. Marriage licenses were issued to Betty Hopkins, 23, Oma- ed an unprecedented $26.50. Wy- ha, and Leland G. Robertson, 37, Jerry Anderson is spending the week in Council Bluffs visiting Harry Growls. Hiatt Strong Contender in Horse Show oming stock steers also cut a fancy figure, $24.10, and feeder heifers reached $21.50. Stocker and feeder values were 50c and more up. Cows likewise were higher than last week at $10.50 — $19. However, on Tuesday, slaughter steers, yearlings and heifers were barely steady to 50c lower and cow trade turned uneven. The price spread on porkers continues to narrow but generally swine values were 25c to $1 up Tuesday, butcher hogs to $27.50, sows to $23.50. Fat lambs were steady Monday and mostly steady to 50c lower Tuesday. Native lambs to $23.50, westerns to $24. Ewes sold to $8.50, feeder lambs to $22. Among the recent sales on the Omaha market were stock from these Mills county men: Joe Roid, 29 steers, wt. 1053, $31.25, 21 steers, wt. 965, $30; Alfred Shaw, 79 steers, wt. 970, $31; Harold Rafferty, 26 steers, wt. 884, $23.35; Joe Schoeulug & Sou, 36 steers, wt. 1097, $30.50. William and Bernard Schuoor, 12 sows, wt. 415, $20; Louie Storteubecker, 19 BOWB, wt. 314, 198.50; :Harry Lucaa, 14 sows, wt. 268, »38.75; Dewey Helton- lor, IS sows, wt. 360, $20. TOWN DAD TEAMS TO VIE WEDNESDAY An an added feature to the Wednesday night all-star game the Glenwood Chamber of Commerce and its Malvern equivalent, the Commercial club, will incet In a three inning baseball opener. Players must bo over 40 years old in order to bo eligible to compete in the fray. Although Commercial flub Resident K. W. Hurdle hasn't as yet made public his starting lineup for the mix, the Glenwood roster will read some- thins like this: t'utvluT, Huiili UiUue; pitcher, Al Stand!ford; first base, Bert Colwellj second base. Dr. U.'W. HUP- man; third base, Leonard Dean; shortstop, Charles Herndon; left field, Ralph Mt-Pher- run; centerneld, Kail Murphy; right Held, Dr. R M. MeClus- key; sub, Ernie Reis. Chief ur- bitrutor will be Mark Swarts of the county board of supei visors. Blair, Neb., and Basil I. Brown, 26, Hastings, and Lenora M. Wynn, 23, Ct>rning. • * * Chevrolets led the field In new cars purchased by Mills couutians recently. During the last two weeks Chevrolets have been registered by C. M. Bolton, Henderson; Ina Allensworth, Hastings; Harley Johnson, Padftc Junction; Charles Herridon, Glenwood; Joe Haden, Hastings; Fred Uoeder, Henderson. In addition Fay Buckingham, Pacific Junction and Murphy Bros., Glenwood, registered .Chevrolet pickups. Fords and Plymouths were right behind the Chevrolets with Hiatt Motor Co., Glenwood; Mrs. Mildred Wax, Strahan; Gleu Franke, Silver City; and Richard J. Gubbles, Hastings, registering Fords and Richard Utterback, Evans Family Returned Malvern; Dwight Kelly, Hastings; Tuesday from 5,000- Dwight Buffington, Malvern; Ray Miller, Mineola; ajid Frank low 67 62 71 73 74 78 75 I thank everyone for the nice gifts, flowers and cards they sent me while I was in the hospital. Sharlene McCain. Charles J. Wray Serving Aboard Fleet Snip Charles J. Wray, fireman first class, USN, son of Mrs. Myrtle Wray of Malvern, is serving aboard the barracks ship USS Marlboro, which is attached to the Florida Group of the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, Fla. Th«"Florida- Group, which 1« engaged in tbo inactivatlon of the Navy's reserve ships, is the largest concentration of ships at the largest berthing area in the world. Approximately 600 vessels are berthed at Green Cove Springs in new $10.000.000 piers. Hastings Hustlers Team Wins Honors Memorial Athletic field by 10 a. m. on Aug. 26. The camp will be conducted throughout the day and the following day, Wednesday, Aug. 27. All players must pay their own expenses to the camp; however in the event players are signed to a contract they will be reimbursed. $ • Tr lififrrt-'Tiiiii ifriffiiiiii lull iiiiiniiiiiiffiBHnii¥innBHr-°-'"' ••zKmsuvivms.Kf:*:**?*'™**'*' 1 '*""'"*'"*'" —---— W^uig theTounty girUdemoustration team plum was this two-girl team representing the Hastings Hustlers. The girls will represent the county at the state fair in a demonstration Monday at 3 p m. Shown from left to right as they elaborate on the theme, "When you want to rate, serve a vegetable plate," are Susan Lambert and Verllee liruce. Colt Brings Top Prize to John Dean Barkua Pledge* Kappa Mu Epwlon Fraternity Hubert Bark«». HUH of Mr. aud Mrs. \V, A. llavku* of St. Joiw»b, Mu., \vu» rweully pU'dBt'd tho national uiftthBiufttlvul Uoiuu-ttvy <r«- Wallace, Glenwood, registering Plymouths, Other new oars were fairly evenly distributed among the va- riouw makes. Included among the cars were a Mercury to Edwin Carter, Qleawood; Chryslers to Kddle Pluer, Malvern and Warren Gregory, Tabor; a Bulck convertible to R. C. Good, 0 leu wood; u routine to Dale Harper, Glenwood; a Fruiter to L. U. man, Emerson; a StudebaU-r pickup to Iowa AUalU Co.. Pad- tU' junction; un luun'uuUouul uuvk to Uwltfht Null. Tabor; anil a ItokUtt pickup to Ait fc'iUclu'V, Mr. and Mrs. Harry E\ans and daughter Mary Lou and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Mayoerry returned Tuesday from a western trip of 5,000 miles. They toured Yellow- atone park and from there went Into Montana, Wyoming and Washington and tbea to Eugene, Ore. There they visited the Galen Holes family. Mr, and Mru. Harry Uulliher of Pomona. CuL. visited Hie Holes' ut the same Umo. \\'lu>n % Uu«y left KU»*«K Mr. uiul Mrs Holes aoi-owpauUid them and i hoy wt'iil into Cultforula tt"d un llu> \vt>*t vo»*t U> KUu'onro. Ore. ihi'y »|<oni u *•*'»• W uulv»v»Uy, .-„,_,„,,„- -...- Tlu- Uttfku* family w«n> for* Cftrd ^ fh»»U» >n ^ u ivvmstou a «u>r MuUoru vwsuhmta , ,, «,,....u u tiuulU«» i< ^^^ ,.,,.. „__ | wUU m thuuk all >u.v irltuniU I *• Mu>nk* i«i«iun> Mv> and Mr* Hvrb tl«U »iul »»»* *»'»*»*v«» <ov tlu> auU*. M ^'iPil^ttav'r'utv^liiUd Nttvu-y vaww NUu\\luy lwf * IUU * *"'* * v ' tu '" '{ u> " UIUI * ' .* . . • 'lk ltU> llKBlHUkl **U4 Uou U»sU«* « bu*l ut Ii1vu4* HttU't l»ml»W, K»v» Mrt Mr Ml* SCW«4

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free