The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa on May 4, 1933 · Page 1
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THE MALVERN A* AlL.COfrfrf f W£fi*tfr ftEWSPAPfe OGFtJifff, fflWA, THtifcSBAt, MAt «, IMS NO. 41 Mill* Cmmty Fair Will Be Held Here * and 10 RAINS DUST Annual inhibit Witt Stftlt FftfHt Wotk At A meeting of the of the Mills Connty Ffttf A«o- «atlon held ifi the eottflHrtltt last Friday ettniat, a* irts were completed fot OB the fait this yeaf as usual. Last teat etpefcses were «ttt In faafty directions and yet a most Wteelient fair wss held and tt paid pttt one hundred pei- cent with ft little sal-pitta. they ptan oft doing etett better this year. the board inade a rule tot this year that bo bills of premiums, Other than the 4-ti club Dfeini- ntng, woaid be paid utitlt after the fair was over and all would be settled at the same time so that if there should be any deficit, which hardly seems likely, all would pro-rate and share alike. They have decided upon some change* and will stress farm products and farm and livestock activities heavily with lots of 4- H club exhibits and demonstrations. The premiums have not been reduced but will remain the same as last year. The racing and sports program will be confined to Mills county entries and the livestock exhibits to Mills and adjoining counties. In other words it is to be a home fair. A team pulling contest will be added, similar to what was held •everal years ago, using the dtna- mometer to test the pulling ability of the teams entered. There will be three days — Tuesday which is entry day, Wednesday, and Thursday. The admission will ^e ten cents for the first day and twenty-five cents for «ach of the other two days. ;8«ason tickuu will be sold at tl.26 if bought after the fair ;;,0pens, If purchased before the ; opening day they may be bought Jpr, 11.00 and will Include an au- JOmoblle season ticket without i charge,, *. > ,~ who ted fe- eently cleaned and otfteft of Iowa were greatly exercised Sunday ttefhtng whw they discovered thict layers of ted dnrt which had settled over this part ot the state during the night. The dnst eatt« from lit unusual dnet Motto which kept the sky filled with copper clouds ait day Sunday. Observers said that the dnst had been picked np from the loose surface soil by high winds in this part ot the state. Less scientific weather specialists opined that the dust was carried here from Kansas and possibly the ted soli districts of Oklahoma. The dust clouds had neatly all disappeared by Monday morning and the weather had turned decidedly cooler. Smart geologist E. E. Schramm of the University of Nebraska appraised the dust, found it worth $10 a ton to- the soil as mineral fertilizer, estimated the dust storm to have left $86,000,000 worth in Nebraska alone, on the basis that lo grams of dust fell per square yard, New Jefe a* County Bureau Agent Mef e Council Rests at Regular Session Monday Evening Have Finances Well in Con* troh Proceed with Due Caution Like weary Musselmen after a glorious victory for Allah, Malvern's town council gathered in Mayor D. E. Whltfield's fuligi- nous office Monday evening, seated themselves comfortably In the legal chairs and discussed with due ease and deliberation the municipality's economy. And well deserved was this rest. For the town fathers bad weathered by, extraordinary efforts one of the sharpest fiscal crises tn the town's history during the preceding month. A matter of debt service, .the crisis had resulted from the unusual eco- Will to §tttM4*H Warit In Mill* Bfttce It. Itltpatttrt, newly Elected agricultural agent tot Mills county, opened up the Farm Bureau office in the Community bnlldlng Monday morning, thus beginning his first day with his new position. Although fairly youngi Mr. Kll- patrtek has had considerable petience with farming and farm Bruce M. Kilpatrick management, having lived on a farm most of his lite and assisted his father in the work there tor years, In addition he was graduated from Iowa state college last June and has had experience in 4-H club work and as a corn borer scout with the United States department of agriculture. Mr. Kilpatrick expects to continue the work of the Farm Bureau much as it was done under the direction of George A. Rosenfeld, former agent, and will lay special stress on the 4-H club work. He will also seek stronger cooperation among farmers and others of the county to work toward the solution of farm problems and the betterment of farm lite. Mr. and Mrs. Rosenfeld and young son, George Albert III, left Wednesday evening for Harlan. . , ir?held here and It is ally arousing enough interest ltd insure It being a good one. Story Wins Mark in Cornell Contest To nearly every person at some time or other comes the desire to write a short story, To fewer still comes the ambition and energy to . actually produce such a literary -.effort and" to-still fewer la given .the ability to write'a story of sound literary merit. In this latter group Js Miss Ruth Walker of Malvern who recently received notice that her short Btory, "Pepper and Pepper, mint," bad received honorable 'mention in a short story contest sponsored by Cornell college at Mt, Vernon. Telephone Crew Start Improvement* Will Rebuild Unc* in Con- .Into Malvern Tuesday evening came a construction crew of the Northwestern . Bell Telephone ofimpany, prepared to carry out a- 11600 - improvement program. FattF men were ia the crew with Qt W; White as foreman, •siU lBciu.de tte Jl fteYeraJ serial wirffi ia tfte BQ|tb>part of Mftlvera with ; sables aad etfler repairiag tewa, gowa tw» »Uea ot country Hue betwees MftlYern a,B4-$tr*- . tea ^ui aue be rebuju aftd^ooie ; repair work dpae ia strahaa §9 i^i^iifi#Pi^jtii™,vQ*,pprii"oii^*i(iji|^™iijwiw wera considered only ' after the council pondered the condition of the exchequer, Bobbitt to Discuss Creedless Church Community Service on Sunday Evening at Presbyterian Church "The Creedless, Federated or Union Church," will be up for consideration Sunday evening when Rev. L. R. Bobbitt, pastor of the Baptist church, will discuss that subject at the community service at .the Presbyterian church. Because of widespread interest in merging churches tor economic and other reasons, Rev. Bobbitt is expected to give an unusual development to bis subject. It will be ot interest to all who have given any consideration to this Phase of religious activity. Mass Meeting of Dry, Forces Mills county voters opposing repeal of the, 18th Amendment,as m" ^s. J '^^y^-^^^V!.^-^'7"'^"^^ r *1 *^ r ^ 7^ ppse of nominating a dry dele* gate to the state convention. A chairman and secretary for the convention will be elected at this time. One judge and two clerks from each of the twenty- three precincts in the county win be appointed by the chairman and secretary of the convention. Tbe 11 o'clock hour is to be preceded by a pep meeting at 10 a, m. Large delegations frpm each precinct are urged to be present, P. T, A. Meeting Postponed a Week The Parent-Teacher association meeting which was scheduled for May 2 has been postponed until May 8, The same program will be presented at that time as was originally planned. Included in the program will be musical numbers by school and other musicians. Solos, duets, quartets, choruses, and instrumental music will be presented, Emerson Reelecta Sufr't Paxson Seat 861 Ofjttf Patt Year fot the year inding April i, County Recordet HaUte Brown has Issued hsf report showing that daring the year she has issued lost ill hunting licenses to Mitts county people — a smaller number than ns- tial. She has also issued during that time «t trappers licenses, a much smaller number than the year preceding. District Court Takes Vacation Judge Petefi Called to Mar* tial Law DUtrict, Mills Court Postponed Mills county f district court came to a rathe? abrupt termination last Friday f hen Judge Earl Peters, who wa« in charge, was summoned by Governor Herring to go to the seat of war in Plymouth county to look after matters concerning the mob attack on Judge Bradley at Le Mars last week. The petit Jury were excused from coming until next Monday, May 8, unless otherwise notified. Tbe grand jury finished their deliberations Wednesday evening, returning several indictments. Three against .Allen Jones for breaking and entering, larceny, and receiving stolen property; one against J. Rodaway for incest; one against L. K. Anthony for carrying concealed weapons, and one against Katy C. Hammer for the theft of a child, her stepdaughter. These unless they plead guilty will all be brought to trial on the charges named. A number of matters were disposed of by Judge Peters last week however. Guy Amick plead guilty to assault with intent to commit manslaughter and was sentenced to five years at hard labor in the when' the defendant 2 'entered the Farmers National Bank and assaulted the cashier, Chas. H. Amick, after demanding money. Amick and Love, the man sentenced for robbery, were taken to Fort Madison Wednesday by Deputy Sheriff Cooney and have already begun serving their sentences. County Treasurer Gets $34,000 Road Money County Treasurer Otto Judkins on Tuesday received from the state a draft tor $34,000 from tbe state road funds, auto licenses, gas tax, etc, from which be is paying the coupons clipped from the primary road bonds issued by the county, He paid out 117,000 of them the same day and will have all paid this week. Eighth Grade Examination* will be Given ThU Week County Superintendent Mary W. Rathke has a busy time this week as it ia the time for the last of the eighth grade examinations o ba given, A large number of he young people will come to Qleuwood for the examinations and they will be gjven there on j Thursday and Friday, The eighth grade graduating exercises will be held in Qleu- wopd some time in July and Congressman Qtna D. Wearln has bees secured for speaker. Mill* Gountiww Obtain for New Smith to Have Big Jewelry Sale Here L j»¥«*X l» ,KM»«flft th^t iptofc S3jr»rftt»9s«ia| ,. ^ mWW onprtuaily {0 gel "" «l tftf «P«iiJ Wie ' li» w, u €* P, Kin»ey'» Ireprovmg fro» P, Ki»B»y wwd that Kianey ot Since our last report but three cars have been licensed to by County Treasurer Otto Jftttlnj, They werf ; $, Wrisht, Qieawx&d, Chevrolet coupe. , GienwojD4, Chevrolet Henry gcaerer, Pacific Junction, Plymouth coups, re- r. T, , Nebr., two War Again Break* Out in Iowa When Judge is Attacked Martial Law Declared ia NortKw«t Part of State j Militia Galled For the second time Within two years Iowa governors hate called out the national guard to uphold law and order. As a direct consequence of a farmer uprising in Plymouth county, in which Judge C. C. Bradley was dragged from his conn at Le Mars, taken into the country and his face smeared with grease and dirt, Governor Clyde Herring called out the national guard. Judge Bradley had refused to commit himself as to whether he Would render a decision upholding the constitutionality of the law passed by the last session of the legislature postponing alt mortgage foreclosures until 1936, The uprising quickly spread to other counties, running down to ttenison, In Crawford county, and into Shelby, Harrison, and Carroll counties as well. Prevention of sheriff's sales and foreclosure proceedings seemed to be the cause of the difficulty. Most of this area was declared under martial law by Governor Herring and national guard troops closed civil courts as a result. Under the command of Col. Glen C. Haynes the guardsmen sought to apprehend the leaders of the action at Le Mars and had arrested more than 100 men by Wednesday. Civil court trials were to be given the prisoners immediately and It is expected that the troops will be withdrawn In a day or so. SENIORS BUSY Bogy days ate ahead for the senior class ot Matvern high School fot the ftext few weeks. lit addition to tbe regular duties of study and school work they have many social and other extra - cnrrlcular events planned. These are: Senior-Junior breakfast, date undecided. Senior play, "Martha by the Day," May 16. Junior-Senior banquet, May 19. Baccalaureate service. May 81. Class exercises. May 26. Commencement, May 2«. Henderson Home Burned Saturday Struck by Lightning { Harold Adama Knocked Unconscious by Shock The farm home of Kenneth Henderson, three miles southeast of Silver City, burned to the ground Saturday afternoon when It was struck by lightning while the family was away. Harold A ^JPJjSJSIwRL „,„„,,„ regained consciousness sufficiently to call for help the fire had gained so much headway that it was impossible to extinguish it. The Silver City fire department and neighbors came as soon as called and succeeded in saving some of the furniture. The place was owned by an insurance corn- any and it is not known how much damage was suffered. Coroner's Inquest Held at Glenwood Tuesday P. M, About three months ago a man named Schrleber was discovered dead in the yard at the home ot bis daughter, Mrs, Fred Goehrlng south of Glenwood. He bad evidently dropped dead while approaching a wood pile in the yard, Tuesday afternoon County Coroner Q. W, Myers held an inquest, with Cbas. Dick, Carl Morgan and John Van Eaton empaneled as Jury, After hearing the evidence they brought in a verdict of death by natUT ra] causes, with no blame attached. The man had been hurried without an inquest or examination by the coroner, but it seems that not every one was satisfied, so an inquest was asked. Hastings Youth Badly Injured in Motor Accident Mervin Colvin May he Pa* tally Hurt as Result of Unusual Crash Mervin Dove Colvin, 17, of Hastings was seriously and perhaps fatally injured In an automobile accident northeast ot Hastings on Highway 34, last Thursday evening, when he rushed into the side of an automobile driven by 3. Nealey of Omaha, credit man tor the International Harvester company, He was rushed to Emerson and given first aid treatment by Dr. C. C. Madsen, and then taken to the Murphy Memorial hospital In Red Oak where he has been in a critical condition since. Crossed Pavement Colvin had ridden into Omaha with Vernon Johnson of Emerson who goes Into Omaha dally with a truck of milk for the Roberts Dairy. Mr. Johnson stopped the truck to let him out on the return home and Colvin started across the pavement to walk the remaining distance home. Apparently he rushed into the side of the Nealey car, his body striking the car near the front. The car door handle pierced his shoulder and broke off, imbedding his sweater through the flesh. The bone was broken and he also suffered a broken left leg ength where' the body rub against it. Lived New Huntings Colvin is tbe son of Mr, and Mrs. Jamoj Colvin and lives with •hem on tne Evans farm a mile north and a halt mile east ot Hastings. His father was plowing in a field hard yb and saw the car strike the boy. He has lived near Emerson all of bis life and was popular among friends in the eastern part of Mills county. He was large aud muscular in physique and had been assisting bis father on the farm this year. He has three brothers, Eldon, Junior, and Jack, and five sisters, Thelma, Gearltlne, Ruth, Mrs. Marie Dobbs, and Mrs, Lois Lamb, Lates report from the hospital was that bis heart action had improved but he was still in a critical condition, James Benton Appointed Librarian at Langan Hall James Benton of Malvern. Grlnnell college sophomore, has been appointed librarian of Langan hall, one of the college dormitories. Hall libraries are an innovation made by the new council of House President which recently took office. Jowa Girl Wins Rural School Art Prize PES MOINES, May 4 KnMe, si Vilassia, wu IffiVIMf "^^?P^ S^BWWPw SWI^W w™PP^ —^ ™ A Big Meeting of Dry Fofce* Wai Maid in Glenwood Sponsored oy rf, & T« U. j Anti Repeal Measure* Di** ctitted, Plati* Made That was a fine rally ot the temperance forces of Milts county held in Glenwood last Monday In an all day session or Institute to discuss the coming election when delegates will be chosen for the constitutional convention that has been called for the purpose ot ratifying or rejecting the repeal ot the Prohibitory Amendment. At the morning session the county organization of the All- Iowa Prohibition Emergency committee was perfected and the full number of committees named for carrying on the work ot organ- Icing to defeat the repeal by electing a dry delegation to the convention. Mrs. Jeannette Haslam Mann, national organiser and lecturer for the W. C. T. IT., was present and gave valuable help In perfecting the organization and explaining some ot the obscure points In the bill regulating the coming election. At mass conventions to be held In Glenwood next Monday, the llepeallsts or wets to meet In the court house and the Antl-Roponl- ists or drys In the armory, each convention is to elect one delegate ot large to go on the state (Continued on page 6) IWV FOKCEH Four Candidate* for County Superintendent There seems to be plenty of competition this year for the election of County Superintendent, which election occurs May 9, to elect a successor to Miss Mary W. Rathke whose term expires this year. There are four candidates announced thus far: Miss Mary W. Rathke, who has made an excellent record in that office and now aspires to another term. .Miss Amy Hammers, teacher in tbe Malvern schools, whose education, experience, and equipment, and superintending schools also makes him well fitted to handle tbe Job. M. M. Culver, now teaching in the Tabor schools, who also has had several years experience teaching and who Is well qualified educationally. The election is up to a board or convention composed of the presidents of the different town schools, the consolidated schools, and the township units and a representative elected by the independent boards from each Independent township. These boards met last Saturday to select their delegates. The superintendent is elected for a term of three years. Herring to Speak, Legion Convention Governor to Give Address at District Meeting in Glenwood, May 10 Glenwood is to have two distinguished honors this month when ou Wednesday, May 8, they will entertain the seventh district convention ot the American Legion and Auxiliaries, Iowa's democratic governor, Clyde L. Herring, will make an address to them at the evening session. In the morning the Legionnaires will have a golf match for Individual players at tho Country club and kitteiikull on the athletic field. The Legion Auxiliary morning session will be held in the main auditorium of the Glenwood armory under tbe direction of Mrs. P. A. Lainson of Council Bluffs, the district Auxiliary president. At % o'clock In the afternoon the Legion convention will be called to order by James Londry, of Stuart, the district comiuan- dwr. This session will be held In tbe council room of tbe Glenwood armory, There will be an address of welcome by Mayor Roy Haney. This will be followed by roll call, membership reports ot posts and (Continued on page Auxiliary Food Sale Saturday at The American iawtou Auxiliary ladle* are 8pou»orhiK a toad sale to be held at Maundeld'* •tore Saturday uUeruuou, Muy 6, cow- lutmoluit at 1; SO. All member* «r« r*mu«»led to belu. Tuo»e wlkhluf to aiuke auutttiuus who cuuuofc terlui thm to the «toro notify ilr*. Kd*»r Peidew, Mr«. V. 8, Wwi or tin. Mr*. Att»f> N»h *o*i »ud tb«y wilt c*n oar »«u4 for

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