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THURSDAY EVENING -THE D WENPORT DEMOCRAT AND LEA DEK OCTOBER 22, 1936. MUSCATINE CO. NOV. 3 ELECTION BOARDS CHOSEN CLINTONIANS WILL ATTEND DE WITT MEET YOUNG DEMOS TO HOLD DISTRICT II. 7. JUDISGII, -71fHUSCATINE, io oiiMMnMcn Cauldron Names I I New Office At I Annual Election I I SHIRLEY AT CAPITOL FRIDAY I To Speak Sunday DINNER TONIGHT lu uuiinnuiiLu 10 a Crowd 'Will Go Out to , Greet Governor. .Herring Friday Night. ' , - f pcctoJ U ru ntmtaii Clinton, la., Oct 22. A large Final Plans Made for Get- Together Dan Moody Will Speak. Clinton, la., Oct 22. Final plans . Judges and Clerks at Various Polling Centers Appointed. 1 ta Ta CWMCrol ' Muscatine, la., Oct 22. The county board of supervisors has named force of 77 judges and clerks lor the Nov. 3 election. Two judges and one clerk will be on duty in all "of the townships except Wilton and Wapsie and one in the city voting precincts where three judges and two clerks are required. The list by voting precincts follows: . . . . . v Bloomington E. M. Goddard, P. D. Leach, judges; Waller Hetzler, clerk. Cedar Ralph Grittin, W. U. Sheila-' barger, judges; Clark Shellabarger, clerk. Fruitland Grover S t r o u s e and J-'riirilr KtrntiKtk. iiirfps Arthur f?. MiejHird, clerk. Fulton, first precinct Clarence L. Urodens and Adoiph Kiessen, judges; .Herbert Broders, clerk. Fulton, second Kecinct Robert liennert and Elmer Ihms, judges; Ernest B. Otto, clerk. Goshen Will Arnold and Ed Baker, judges; Harry Parry clerk. Lake C. S. Harper and J. Wendell Hoope, judges; L W. Eichelberger, clerk. , Montpeller F, E . rUanert and Albert Kemper, judges; Andrew Grimm, clerk. . . ... f Moscow H. L. Shafnit and Charles Miller, judges; J. L. Kelley, clerk. : Muscatine, First ward Gus W'eis, Frank C Boldt, Mrs. Gertrude Bran-nan, Judges; Lucille , Freybler, and Verna Nietzel, cU-rks. ' Second ward William Cochran, Walter llendrickson and A. B. Fuller, judges; Miss Ida McQuown and Mrs. Helen O'Hair, clerks. Third ward, first precinct E. A. F.aton, August C. Hoffman and Ray Washburn, judges; Mrs. Elsie Spieth and Mrs. Ruby Warner, clerks. Tkt.J J .J i X.- 1, i nil u n a. (4, Bcv-uuu !im!iu i mun Giesler, J. A. Davidson and Robert - Iale, judges; Mrs. -Hazel Hoffman and Mrs. Leonard Bowen, clerks. Fourth ward Ved Kilbernorn, Albert H. Diercks and William Massey, Judgesl Mae Elfers and Mrs. Norton Keller, clerks. Orono George . Dyche and H. H. Owens, judges; Harold Nietsel, clerk.. 1'ike Thomas Dean and is. if. Nichols, judges; R. A. Daedlow, clerk. Seventv-Six E. E. Eichelberger and W.C. Hehdrix, judges; L. J. Byrne, clerk,, SweetTand, "first precinct A. C Sauer and J. B. Potter, judges; Walter C. McGilliway, clerk. - ?: Sweetland, second precinct E. A. Lack and John Sywassink, judges; Otto Soltwedel, clerk. Wapsinonoc V. H. Birkett, W. C. Anderson and S. W. Koster, Judges; J. V. Birkett and Russell J. Moylan, clerks. Wilton B. J. Nargle, J. H. Maur-t and B. L. Norton, ludces: Henry .Maurer and Leonard Lawlor, clerks. CORRIELL HEADS GOSHEN BUREAU Muscatine, la., Oct 22. Lester Corrlell was elected president and Robert Brand, secretary-treasurer of the Goshen township Farm Bureau at the annual meeting Wed nesday sight in Cedar Valley church. Forty-five attended the meeting.' A short program followed the business session. ' 0O- !!( r eRtl 3N Democratic Rally HEAR Gov. Clyde L. Candidate For United States Senator At Armory Hall DEWITT, IOWA T FRIDAY Oct. 23-1 8 P. M. Everyone r" ' i if .iV-iN j At a meeting of the Mohasson Cauldron, No. 2, held at the Masonic Temple Wednesday night, Mrs. Edna Thomas, (above) was elected mighty chosen one, with Mrs. Elsa Sachau, Lalla, and Mrs. Winifred Merrill, Yusuf. Other appointments were Mrs. Lillian Allison, Namourna; Mrs. Vern Paper, Zulette. Two sifters, Mrs. Adele Cruse and Mrs. Anita Dibbern, were re-elected to the offices of secretary and. treasurer, positions which the two have held for the past 17 years. : Mrs. Geneva Wood was elected trustee for a three year ' term. NEW ERA 4-H CLUB CARNIVAL FRIDAY pMal U TU Bannerol Muscatine, . Ia., Oct 22. The New Era Favorites 4-H club will sponsor a carnival in New Era Friday night. Features of the eve ning will include "A House of a Thousand Wonders," "Hawaiian Dancer," and a display of 4-H club work. The program will include piano duet by Betty Brossart and Ida-bella Davis; skit "Miss 4-H Teaches Home Efficiency," by the club; duet, Helen Pantel and Bernice McEvoy; comedy, "Taking Place at Grandpappy Morgan's Home," Harold Berry, Margaret Yormeelle and Bernice McEvoy; song, Richard Cole; monolog, Violet Gens; solo, Charles Freers; and violin solo, Orrell Bill, accompanied by Iris McCullongh ; accordian music, Arline Grimm; tap dance. Donna Jean Cole; and Hawaiian song, three girls. There Is no pleasure In life that costs less than a day dream. 'POllTICAt ' ISEMENT 1 ? Welcome! crowd of Clintonians will go to De Witt ' Friday evening to greet Governor Clyde L. Herring, Democratic candidate for U. S. senator in Iowa. The governor will address a meeting in ' Armory hall there that evening. It had been the original inten tion of the Democratic central committee to bring Governor Herring to Clinton for .the Friday night talk. Plans were changed Wednesday, however, when it was decided, to. make the-location of the rally central in the county. All of the Democratic candidates, .district .and county., will attend, and will be introduced. Many Democratic party leaders and others interested, in, .the governor's candi dacy will hear his talk. Indica tions are for a great crowd at the Lrally,. .coming from all parts of Clinton county. COLLAPSE OF BRIDGE BLOCKS COUNTY HIGHWAY Sweetland Township Travel Rerouted After Bridges Gives In. rrfl to Tin Democrat Muscatine, la., Oct 22. Traffic on the Sweetland township road, leading east from Hetzler's corner on Highway No. 22, seven miles northeast of Muscatine, was re routed Wednesday afternoon when a 60-foot pony truss steel bridge collapsed beneath , the weight of contracting equipment being moved by the McGuire Brothers company. 10 ton caterpillar tractor, toW ing two dump wagons and a camp wagon, was crossing the bridge over Sweetland creek when the span gave' way. Total weight of the equipment was estimated at from 18 to 20 tons. Workmen escaped injury. The bridge was built 42 years ago. The floor of the span is 15 feet above, the bed of the creek - LEGION WOMEN WILL ATTEND CONVENTION Clinton Choral Club Elects Officers; Sing Armistice Day. Special to Ti Democrat Clinton, la., Oct. 22. Fourteen members of the ladies' auxiliary to the American Legion will go to Lisbon Friday to attend the annual fall convention of the Second district Heading the delegation will be Mrs. Viola Heysinger, who will preside; and Mrs. Leona Ladehoff, past department president, who is on the program. . Others going are Helen Ander son, Mrs. William Driver, Nellie Burke. Lucile Jackson, Blanche Burken, Catherine Carr, Violet VVilley, Nora Doyne, Nellie Jeffree, Lillian Hummelgaard and Mrs, Sarah Root Mrs. Heysinger has announced as principal speakers besides Mrs. Ladehoff. Mrs. P. A. 'Lainson of Council Bluffs, department presi dent, whose subject is "My Interpretation of the Citation Credit Points;" Mrs. M. M. Skelly of Des Moines, department secretary, who will tell about the department con vention. Mrs. Ladehoff's subject is "Educattion of War Orphans." Will Sing Nov. 12. The Legion auxiliary choral club elected officers Tuesday night, naming Mrs. Violet Willey, presl dent and Mayme Brumer, secre tary-treasurer. The women cele brated the birthday of Mrs. Maud Bardwell and gave her a gift Mrs, Bardwell Is director and accompan ist of the club. The women are rehearsing to sing at a special Armistice Sunday I service Nov. 8 In the First rresoy ' terlan church. Dr. F. H. Ambrose will give the sermon. Will Have Banquet. June Van Meter post American Legion, has plans under way for the annual banquet to celebrate Armistice day. DUBUQUE YOUTHS IN CUSTODY IN KEOKUK COUNTY t fetal t rt IKniwil Sigourney, la., Oct 22. Mary Williams and Mary Husemanu, bo( 14, Dubuque, missing from their homes since Monday evening, were taken into custody by Sheriff K. E. Tremmell -Wednesday night. Parents of the girls came here tc day and took them home. Franci Mine. Ronald Smith and Nick Schneider, all 18. also of Dubuque with whom the girls were traveling are in the county jail awaiting in vestigatlon of tlieir records by Du buque authorities. SHIRLEY With love and laughter, tears and thrills, trials and triumphs, Shirley Temple is said to score the greatest success' to" neY 'career in "Dimples," her new picture which opens at the Capitol theater Friday. . Shirley, Js, supported, in. ihe picture by Frank Morgan, who portrays her Irresponsible old "grandfather, Robert Kent, Stepin; Fetch-it, Helen Westiey; -Astriti Allwyn and Delma Byron. Six 1 new musical numbers,, au thored by Jimmy McHugh and Ted Koehler are featured in the production. Bill Robinson, acknow ledged to 'be' the' world's greatest tap . dancer, devised the difficult NEAR DEADLINE OF SEEDING EVIDENCE FOR FEDERAL AID Special t TU Otmwrnt Muscatine, la.; Oct 22. Musca tine county farmers 1 seeking to qualify for soil conservation bene fit payments and having not yet submitted evidence of their spring or last fall seeding, were warned Wednesday by William Cashman, chairman of the county committee. H '' '. t'M-'MM ' ' This evidence of seeding, he em phasized, must , be turned in at the county committee's- -office in the ! court house not later than Nov. 1, 'the Anal deadline set by the ; national adm.in,istration. ' . A number of farmers have fail ed to 'comply with this regulation as yet and these, under strict rul ing received from Washington, D. C, will not "be eligible for payments unless they do so. . Farm reporters will not call for this evidence, -and it must either be brought or mailed to the office here within the next 10 days. DR. STOGKDALE IN MUSCATINE WEDNESDAY EVE Service Clubs Sponsor Address of Nationally Known Speaker. , trceial to T Democrat Muscatine. Ia.. Oct.-22. Dr. Al len A. Stockdale, nationally known platform speaker, will be the speaker at a civic progress meeting at 8 p. m. Wednesday in the Muscatine high school auditorium under the ' sponsorship of local service clubs and the Chamber of Commerce. ' Dr. Stockdale has held pastor ates in Boston, Toledo, Chicago, Montreal and Washington, D. C. The purpose of the civic prog ress meeting Is to arouse a greater understanding of the elements of recovery and progress here, it is believed his talk will promote a ceneral appreciation of the eco nomic importance or inausiry 10 the welfare of all. ; - BARRY TEAM WINS SEA SCOUT QUIZ CONTEST EVENTS Muscatine. Ia.. Oct. 22. A crew caDtained by Ted Barry aeieatea a crew headed c-y a. um in a nulz conducted, at a Sea Scout meetine In the Y. M. C. A." ' As a result of the contest, Hill's crew will be host to the other crew at a wiener roast The quiz was hased on the book, "Lubbers Afloat" written by Thomas eane national director of sea scouting, Hill gave a report on the Scout circus jvionaay nigui in unum, Hill attended the circus, with Herbert Bendle. Charles McCarty-Wes ley Rabedeaux. Bud Barton and Bud Carver. Kenneth Richards, as sistant Scout executive, announced the Sea Scouts would participate in the Hallowe'en parade. Onion Crop Smaller, . Kenton, O. (UP)- This, year's crop in the nation's largest onion natch, tho Hardin county uiarsa lands Is expected -o be reduced to 60 per cent its normal size, due to the drouth. Harvest of the crop, which is expected to total 3,000 carloads, has begun. ft hurts 1 . - 1 TEMPLE and intricate routine which - Shirley performs in the film. Many new songs, among i them: "Hey, What Did the Blue Jay Say?", '"Picture Me Without You", and "Dixie-Anna,"! are sung by Shirley. She is cast' as a little street singer, a part which gives her a chance to exploit all her charms and talent Claire Trevor, Jane - Darwell, J. Edward Bromberg, Evelyn Venable and Dean Jagger are' starred in the associate . feature, "Star For , a Night" The story relates the adventures of a group .'. of chorus cutles who turn Broadway upside down ' to make a mother's dream come true. . ' , SEEK NEGRO FOR NEW CONFIDENCE GAME OPERATION Takes Stock, from Shelf, Claims Prior Purchase, and Asks Refund. ' ; postal to TU Btmotrtt Muscatine, Ia., Oct 22. A negro, 35 years bid, was sought by police Wednesday after he had obtained $15 in a theft and sale; at the Fair-all; Paint store, and" attempted to work the same ruse at the McColm & Co. store. . , . . Entering the McColm store at noon when, only a small staff of clerks was on duty, he removed three blankets, each worth $12.95, from the 'display shelves and at tempted " to get a refund on th merchandise, which he said had been purchased three months ago by a Mrs.. Osborn, living near the tourist camp, Fruitland. Because three months had elaps ed since the alleged purchase, clerks were hesitant about refund ing money. The negro, promisipg to-be- back later, dropped the blank ets and left the store. He is believed to have gone to the Fairall store, where, unobserv ed, he snatched five one-gallon cans of- paint and asked for a refund, saying that the paint had been left over from a painting job recently completed. He was given $15 and left the store before clerks became suspicious. He was seen in the company of a white couple and a 5-year-old girl. wno are also being sought by po nce tnruout tne state. The negro wore a blue serge suit well polished black shoes, and a chauffeur's cap. He had a light mustacne. The white man was clad in blue overalls and blue coat and weigh ea i6o pounds. He was believed to be about 38 years old. The child wore a maroon coat and was two feet six inches tall. MRS. MARY CATTELL FUNERAL IS HELD Special to Thi Democrat Muscatine, Ia., Oct. 22. Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Cattell, 78, life-long resident of Muscatine who died in her home, 1214 Oak street, Monday evening, were conduced Wednesday afternoon in the Fair- Danns cnapei. , ine Kev. Stanley p. Jones of ficiated. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery. Th- pallbearers wm K. Reynolds; William jell, William uuinenperg, h. Coon,. William Wal lers, ana Jt.Nagel MRS.. ALEX. MILLER SPEAKER MONDAY AT WOMEN'S RALLY Buecfal to Tho Democrat Muscatine,' la., Oct 22. Mrs Alex Miller. Kecrpfnrv nf arnfa will, head . a. group of prominent Democratic women who will speak at a banquet In Hotel Muscatine at 6 p. ni. Monday. It will be open to all women ol the communitv. The other guest speakers will be Mrs. Edward C Eicher, wife of the congressman from -the First dis tilct. and Mrs. Ray Baxter. Bur lington, commltteewopian for the First district . A musical program , is planned The committee In charge will meet tonight to further plans. were made today for a dinner and meeting of Young Democrats of the i Second Iowa .istrfct, " to be held this evening in Lafayette hotel. A big crowd will attend, coming from all counties of the -district. Dinner will be served at 7 p. m. Mrs. W. H. Andrews will lead community singing with Mrs. Walter Bockel at the piano.? Justus studio dancing students will put on a number of specialties. Robert Gradert, president of the Young Democrats club of Clinton county, will extend the welcome. Lawrence Sherman will sing, ' ac companied by Mrs. Bockel. ' State President Here. r A guest of honor at the : ieet- ing tonight will be Charles E. O'Connor of Dubuque, president of Iowa Young Democratic organi zations. The principal speaker will be by former Governor Dan Moody of Texas. He will bring a rousing message to the Young Democrats of Iowa. Miss Darlene Gordon, Clinton, Second district -committee woman will preside at the meeting tonight Democrats have suspended their county rally series for tonight, to give all who wish an opportunity to attend the Young Democrats dinner. . WOMAN SENTTO ROCKWELL CITY Mrs. Hallie Davis, Maquo- keta, Passed Counter-. feit Papers. (pastel ta TU Democrat . Clinton. Ia., Oct 22. Mrs. Hallie Davis, 36, of Maquoketa, Ia, was arraigned in municipal court Wed nesday afternoon on a charge of passing counterfeit papers, plead ed guilty and was sent to the women's reformatory in Rockwell City tor five years. ' : Mrs. Davis was accused of pass ing several bad checks here, made out on a Maquoketa bank and signed "C, H. Heneke." The checks, ranging in amounts from $7 to $20 were cashed here by Buehler Brothers, Coney Island cafe, George Pringle, and others. It is said she has two or three similar checks out in Maquoketa. Police here learned she had been in trouble recently In . Davenport for Bimilar offenses. f Runaway Arrested. Police are holding William Mid night 15, a runaway from the boys' school in St Charles, 111, who is charged with breaking into a car belonging to Ray Garrison, tele graph operator at the union depot. Young Midnight says he left the school Wednesday morning with another boy who has not been caught According to his story to the police they went into the depot and stole a key, intending to steal Garrison's car but the key would not fit They took a coat pair of shoes, camera and flashlight batteries from the car. Northwestern detectives caught the boys In. a box car. They ran and one of the boys made his escape. The Midnight boy had the stolen coat on. He said the other article's 'were "in possession of his companion. GKETCHEN ARNOLD, ATALISSA, GIVEN BIRTHDAY PARTY Speetol to ra Democrat Atallssa, Ia., Oct. 22. Miss Gretchen Arnold was given a sur prise party in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Arnold, on her 17th birthday anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Weiscamp and daughter, Betty Ann, attended the marriage of Mr. Welscamp's sister, Leda Anna, to M. S, Maxwell, in Nichols. CHAUFFEUR LICENSE RENEWALS DUE SOON Special ta Tko Democrat ' Muscatine, Ia, Oct. 22. Renew- als of chauffeur driving licenses for the year will get under way the first of next month, according to Wilbur Eicher and Preston Schweitzer, state motor vehicle department examiners. The chauffeur licenses expire at the close of the year, while the regular driving certificates hold over until June. No change in the plan of issuing the permits is contemplated. PLAN CONGRESS OF NATIONS FOR NOVEMBER DATES fpocloj to TU Democrat " Clinton, Ia., Oct. 22. Arthur Hansen has been selected as general chairman for the "Congress of Nations," to be put on by St. Edward's council, K. C, In the council hall Nov. 19-21. Extensive plans will be mado for the big affair. Booths will be dedicated to various nations, with attendants In appropriate national costumes. Entertainments will be given each night. mi ' Y ' Si ?f 14 Pboto by ticker man. Miss Esther McRuer (above), secretary of Young People' work for the board of national missions of the Presbyterian church, U. S. A, will speak at the regular church service at 11 a. m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian church. This nationally-known 'church worker has had a heritage of interest in mission work since her father and grandfather were both full-time workers in this field. Following her graduation with honors, from the University of Oklahoma, she taught history and Spanish for several years, and then became field secretary of the committee of . Christian Education of the Presbyterian church. ' From that office she advanced to director of religious education at the First Church of Ardmor, Okla. She hat been particularly Interested in summer conference work, and scores of workers in local Presbyterian churches have had an opportunity to know her thru her courses conducted in Fairfield and Cedar Falls. SPECIAL OFFICERS FOR HALLOWE'EN Muscatine, Ia, Oct. 22. Two special .officers, added to the Muscatine police force to cope with pre-Hallowe'en pranksters who have been destroying property in various parts of the city, went on duty Wednesday night on orders given by Chief of Police Ted Mc Gill. Numerous complaints have been coming to the department, especial ly from. South Muscatine, where boys were reported tearing down picket fences ana doing other dam age. 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He was born here May 14. 1S65, ,the son uf Louis and Catherine "Judisch. " A brother, George, Ames, is the only immediate member of the family surviving. Mr. Judlach had been a member of the Moose lodge. Funenral services will be held at 2 p. m. Friday in the Mulford Congregational church with the. Rev. John Blough officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery. HONOR M'CAUSLAND COUPLE ON THEIR 20TH ANNIVERSARY - Special ta fa Dowuott McCausland. Ia, Oct 22. Mrs. William Doyle and Anna McKlnney will entertain at a card party m the former's home Tuesday evening for the benefit of St James Catholio church, Princeton. Prizes will be awarded at each table. Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Rasch wer given a surprise party by relatives and neighbors on their 20th wedding anniversary Tuesday evening. Mrs. Will Miller and daughter: and Mrs. Cecil Miller have returned to Wichita, Kans, after several weeks' visit with - the former ! brother, W. F, Flanigan. B. OF L. E. 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