The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa on July 20, 1933 · Page 1
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THE MALVERN LEADER A» ALi^COtlrtf Wfcfefcfc* Mlt&S , IOWA, THURSDAY, JtTLt ft*. i»ft| NO. 1. S Leader on Ninth Yttr Record el Di***fhinat; tot N«w», Adverting in This Coiiufi unify Ihtt issue fhe Hatvefrn Leader starts Its fifty-ninth year of service in Matvern. By virtue of Its ic*g years of disseminate Ing news and advertising it claim* to be the oldest business concern in the Community. Changes and developments have been numerous during the years ot fhe Leader's service, in tt« own form it has changed from & small, purely local, political newspaper, to a county-wide news medium, tn mechanical make up it has changed from tour-page home print, four-page ready print hand set paper to an eight page mechanically produced journal, Throughout the years The Leader has taken pride in keep- Ing abreast with the progress and development of the community and in providing for its readers a reliable, comprehensive record of ail local and county news, It has been interested in every campaign for civic betterment and building and has assisted in the initiating of many of the pub-, lie enterprises, 1 During the time of The Leader's activity in Matvern the bust* pess district has moved from its first location west of the Wabash tracks to its present position. Ail of the present churches have been built and every public building has been erected. Malvern Itself has changed from a little prairie village to a thriving rural town well equipped with paving, lighting, water and •ewer system, schools, Community building, public library and churches. The business enterprises have kept abreast of the times and grown with the country. The Leader has been under the present ownership and management thirty »three years •— considerably more than halt Its life. The Leader and its staff have greatly enjoyed their years of r service in Malvern and Mills tty and look forward to a fu- ot further growth and even COMMOMTY CLUB John Waller has some busy days hut he was telling us Saturday of one day that was a little more than usual and kept his .truck fleet going for about eighteen hours before they finished up the day, In that time he hauled 338 head of livestock to Omaha as follows: - Fifty-six head cattle and 102 head bogs for Ed Blezek, Randolph. Fourteen head horses for Caudell Brothers, Malvern, Thirty bend cattle for M. T. Davis & Son, Malvern, Fifty-two head cattle for Ralph Robblns and Donald Vestal, Hastings. " ' EJghty-one head of cattle for J, A. Carlson of Omaha from his farm west «I Henderson, ' President R. W. SMyirs ft** catted the regular mWthig 61 the Mftlrern Comtennity eftfe tot next Tuesday evening In the basement of tie Commn- nity building at 8 o'eTocl. Before the members Win be the business of mutual tttmtter trade promotion activities, reports of membership commtt- ttes and other things of important Interest to every business concern. President Salyers urges every attendant to be there on time so as to not prolong the meeting unnecessarily. Mariafield Acquire* Harmon Home tor New Funeral Home Work of Remodeling on Famed MalvefnResSdence to Start Aug. 1 tn order to provide a funeral home of the best type for the people of this county, R, W. Mansfield last week purchased the home of Mrs. W, A, Harmon on south Marion avenue, one block south of the Baptist church and two blocks east ot Main street. He will remodel the residence extensively, planning to start the work Aug. 1. ' One of the largest residences in this community, the Harmon house was originally built by W. D. Evans. In earlier days it was considered one of the show placet of the county as it was situated ,ln a commanding position In the community and has one of the prettiest lawns of any residence in town, . The building is particularly adapted to the needs of a funeral home as it has exceptionally large rooms and will be conveniently appointed by the remodeling planned by Mr. Mansfield. He expects the work to take nearly a month. Mr. Mansfield has long desired to provide a funeral home for the people of this and nearby communities and expects to make it especially available to those who live in and near Silver City, Ran- other , near* - -**•* r - ,•—. . -., complete in every respect. Mr. 'and Mrs. Mansfield and the|r family will move into the new house, thereby combining the overhead of residence and funeral home. They expect to be in about Sept, 1, Everett Ppntow and tt Ppntow and >• Sadie ScWning Wed fc r> g The wirriBje of t»o Mills county young people, EJver. Stt POBt9W 4 sJdejJ "aen pf Mr, snfl Mrs, Albert Pstttsw. and Miss ga* flie Scfeoesing. pear Stiver e$ty ( top* place ,gat«rday July g, |B tjpoajie Tfee o|yrew9iiy;. »t 5 a'slasT P,C:WJ; iBftt»» bows Of Mrs, Fred B»B& wae »er{Qrn> Caudell Brothers 1 Sell Many Horses Some people may think that the demand for horses has fallen off but Caudell Brothers, the well known buyers in this section can tell you different, and they have the experience tq back it up. They say that good horses are always in demand if you know where to find the-buyer, They have been buying mostly for mar* ket the pait year and they have had ft nice Business. They are gpod judges of fcorses and they have built up a repu* tation for square dealing that la a wonderful asset tp their bus}, ness. Of course they fell a BOOd many horses aseaUy, and they ate always in N tbe market to buy IQ* cally, but as 99 seld Before the Wgier p»rt.9rtjh«Jr busjnesa o| late ^a toes: for the markets, During the, psst ^^ ffi0ntb$ they have averaged pne hundred head, pf borsea per month to pu> side markets, Tbey buy them at fair prices and they always know ' the County Board Investigates New Road Dfhre to Kafiftas 10 S«S Reads Surfaced with County supervisors W. Agan, Guy Breeding, and Otha Hyde with Engineer Martia drove down to Dodge Ctty, Kan. last week returning Friday night they went do*ft with a contractor to see some ot the roads snr faced with this new substance Blac cap, a iultttire of oil prod nets that works over and in a dirt surface M well of better than gravel. They traveled over a gooi tnahy miles ot this toad and found it much more satisfactory as a driving surface thafl grave as welt as much cheaper, tt makes a smooth surface absolutely black so that It Is hard to see after night, but the white divid ing lines would show up great tt has good lasting qualities and can be rebuilt at small expense The original cost on top of th grading is about $8,000 per mite They are considering it for sev eral short projects in this count to give it a try out, If it doe anything near as good as th Kansans claim It should work well for secondary road construction or surfacing. Mr. Breeding says that it 1 surely dry down in that section of Kansas and the crops are prao tlcally nit. They had a rain whil they were there however whic greatly encouraged the native and even made the travelers fee better. Masonic Circle in Glenwood Monday Work in Third Studied Spite of Heavy Shower* Through the heavy rain which fell over Mills county Monda evening went Masons from th Emerson and Malvern lodges t attend the monthly Masonic Cir cle study in Glenwood. Work I the third degree was conducted. Started as a move to increas the proficiency of members i ,, r .. .„., „., —„, ^,. conditions do not' interfere, th' meetings are well attended an members of the various lodge gain much from the study an from the social meeting of citi zens of different communities. As a result of the studies lodg officials have reported increase Interest and knowledge of th fraternal work. Going from Mai vern Monday evening were Dr W. M. Hiett, Ward Slothower, U R. Graves and C, A. Johnson. County C, E. Meeting to Be Held Here Tuesday AH Mills county Christian En deavorers and their friends ar asked to remember the O, E. rail which is to he held at the Ma 1 vern Fair grounds the evening o July 25, beginning with a picni Cupper 8t 7. AU friends of the 0, G. socle* tjes 14 Qlenwood. Malvern, an Henderson and of .the Champlo Hill society are InvUed.to com and enjoy the evening with tb y«uns people, Bring sandwiches, a covers dish, your own dishes, and a pi U?w pr rug to use d,urjng $ne- pro. gram. load of good fines PS the Molnesi market test Saturday. It Is worth a lot to a town, o pomniuBity t» have a firm of buy ere like 48 af of at brestfe taW,ai by togtfi g»Yi hi* ftpprpvai to the first ia 4ustr*aJ s&de under the indu&trt» pflAtroi Mi, the teal lot Iks textile iad-uatry, to he eJ fect}Te JfuJy H. TMf ler i maximum, td mm «i tu-m w««k M tb UM County Seat FotHf Council Estimate* Annual Budget fur Year en Monday Neatly TwosThird* erf Ta* tftcotne to fee Uwd lot fa Overloading State Age*t Russell was In town Friday and picked up four Mitt» eotifliy trackers for over- ioadlng. They were brought before Justice E. B. Goodrich who assessed fines which were remitted as it was their first arrest, and the state man .required them to take out capacity licenses. New Cars n. M. Mckentle, stiver City, ford coupe. George Davis, Malvern, Chevrolet cabriolet. Clifford Rommel, Chevrolet coach. Glenwood, Gtettwood Party to Chicago Exposition A congenial party of Glenwood people left the first of the week for Chicago where they will at* tend the Century of Progress Exposition for the next week or so and incidentally see something ot the "Windy City," Those making up the party were Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Rhoads, Mr, and Mrs. 1). K. Maxwell, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Marshall, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Morgan, Marriage Licenses July 13: Adotph E. Hartman 46,' Norfolk, Nebr., and Ruby Mooney, 46, Lincoln, Nebr. They were married the same day by Rev. E, E. Goodrich. July 17! Harold D. Page, 23 Council Bluffs, and Goldle Irene Fletcher, 20, Council Bluffs. They were married the same day by Rev. J. F, Blngaman of the Methodist church. Cooneys Return from Vacation Trip Mr. and Mrs, S. V. Cooney returned early Monday morning from a vacation and fishing trip up to the lakes in northern Minnesota. Did they catch fish? Ask Coone i of his New Daughter in m K. K. Butcher Home A fine new six pound daugh ter,* Bonnie Lou, arrived in the home of Deputy Treasurer anc Mrs. R. K, Butcher Sunday night July 16, This makes a boy and a girl now in this home. Are they proud? Oh my! Hazel Edmonds Becomes Bride of Merle Mooney Mr, and Mrs. W, F. Edmonds are today announcing the marriage of their daughter, Hazel, to Mr. Merle Mooney, of Toldeo, la. the marriage having occurred on Sunday, June U, at the Congre gatlonal church in Red Oak, Rev Wilder officiating, The bride is a graduate of the Olenwood Wgb sphpol with the class of 1927, following which she attended Grand Island bus! ness college at Qran'd Island, For the past two years she has en employed in the office here of J, M, Wy&nt, * » Mr, Mooney la the son of Mr and Mrs, Cbas, O, Mooney o Qro.fton, N 8 br,, $a.a. graduate o the Prof ton high echPQl with the class ot 1986, He Js. also & gradu ftte of Qrand Jslasd business col Ifge w.bere be met, Wg bride. He is employed, *t the government agency op ^te Indian reser.vatlou At Toledo, where tfefy will establish tbeJr Debt Service Always a time ot eshansting mental striving is the making out ot the annual budget estimates ay the Malvetn Town Council. Monday evening the council met promptly in Mayor D. E. Whitfield's office, buckled down to the work before them and in two hours directed Town Clerk Wood- tord R. Byiiigton to prepare the estimate printed In this issue. The council, as the estimate record states, will meet Monday, July 31, at 8 p. m. in Mayor Whltfleld's office to hear the objections of tax payers. Down fl.820 from last year's estimate, the 1934 budget Is more than was actually spent In 1932-33. This, however, does not mean that the council will Increase spending, but offers the possibility that even more economies will be enforced. Chief item to be raised by taxation is that for debt service which amounts to nearly two- thirds of the entire amount. Some $7,900 will go for bonds and Interest while only $12,140 will be raised by taxation. Another interesting feature of the estimate is that while valuations have been lowered on taxable property the estimated taxes per $1,000 of assessed value is $19.603 as compared to $24.469 last year. '" wT* • """ "*" *WI Equipment Feeble Minded f »»IM?»i. trd JIM let of »l me State la TUft contract tution here, Con- the re- room three new tfee of oy«f Ibs eight hollers «sed jpr«ieA tBl»ts M4 worn bayosMj repair. Board of Education Estimates Levy for Next Year Tuesday Propose to Spend $300C Less on School System Than in 1933 After much planning and fitting Malvern'a Board ot Education submitted an estimate of the budget necessary for the local school system at their meeting Tuesday evening. The amount proposed is more than $3,000 less than was spent during the past school year. " '.saving,,will. trlcts-who send tuition pupils to Malvern high school so that local taxpayers will pay Just $2,000 less taxes. The cut is well within the demands of,the 20 per cent reduction Imposed by the General Assembly last year.. The official estimate is published-elsewhere in this issue. Rev Weber to Preach at Strahan Next Sunday Rev. Weber, pastor of Mt. Hope church, will preach at both Stvahan and Climax next Sunday, exchanging pulpits with Ror. Cunningham. July Ice Cream Frolic the Wesley Chapel church 86. You'll enjoy the Ice cream and fun. Come! adv. Rev. and Mrs. R, E. Gugeler and children, Doris, Donald, and Paul, returned Friday evening from a visit with his parents is Junction City, Kan., and with her mother in Independence, Mo. Her mother and sister, Mrs. Messersmith, and Miss Edna Messer- srolth returned home with them. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Juelke were Omaha business visitors Monday. NEW SIGNS Into litatvern Thursday afternoon drove the bin orange track of the Iowa State Highway commission, loaded down with road signs. Driving to the various places along Highway 41 where signs are used workmen unscrewed old rusty signs, replaced them with shiny new ones. Not favoring this community alone, the commission is replacing badly worn or discolored signs generally so that motorists can find their way along the state's roads more easily. No small job is before them. In Malvern alone there are places for nearly two dozen signs tor stopping, for regulation of speed and for designation of highway number. Over the state the number used reads much like a war debt. Mrs. Nettie Gibbs Died in Edmundson Hospital Sunday Funeral Services Held Tuesday Afternoon in Glenwood Mrs. Nettle Qlbbs, mother ot Mrs. June Picket of Hastings, passed away Sunday afternoon In the Jennie Edmundson hospital tn Council Bluffs. She had been taken there but a few days previous for treatment, Funeral services were held at the Myers Funeral Home In Glenwood Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 conducted by Rev, Erbe of Council Bluffs. Mrs. Will Lugsch and Mary Logan, accompanied by Mrs. Will Rathke, sang. Pall bearers were Will Daniels, Mayhew Duncan, James Anderson, and Raymond Rhoades of Qlenwood, Cliff Plumb of Red Oak, and Lawrence Salyers of Malvern. * Mrs. Nettle Houston Glbbs was born Feb. 10, 1862 at Glenwood, where she spent her girlhood days and graduated from the Glenwood high school. She was mar* rled to Dr. D. 0, Gibba, Oct. 31, o % Crawford, •IMir^irW*'*' practicing physician; later moving to Rico, Colo., and then on to Tellurlde where Dr. Gibbs died Nov. 11, 1899. At that time Mrs. Gibba returned to Gleuwood where she has since resided. She was taken to the Edmund- sou hospital in Council Bluffs Thursday where she passed away at midnight July 1C. Her surviving relatives besides her daughter, Mrs. Flckel, are: a son, Wingate H, Gibbs, of An- ttoch, Calif., a sister, Ernestine Houston, a brother. Will Houston, both of Glenwood, and two grandchildren, Barbara and Wingate Gibbs Jr. Whole Circus will Be Shown at Fair On Aug. 8, §, 10 Biggest Entcftammefit Program hi Yeafft Sched- udied for Exhibition Entertainment and the best ot its kind will be shown in great profusion In Malvern Aug. 8, 9, and 10 when the fifty-ninth annual Mills County Fair will be held. Not In years has the fair had anything like the program from the standpoints ot variety, skill of performers or general Interest. Featured wilt be the Wlztarde Novelty Circus with nearly a dozen different acts to be presented at both the afternoon and night shows. These Will not be the same each day but will hate sufficient tarlety to attract spectators to each performance. in addition to this big attraction the fair board has arranged for a number of local shows and concerts by outstanding organUa* tlons ot the area. These will be shown In connection with the clr* cus acts so that a big program of wide Interest will be given each show. Horse races and horse shows will also be held during the fair and considerable emphasis will be placed on these. The board is also planning other feature events and are making the fair fully as big from the entertainment standpoint as any ever shown here. In addition to the entertainment a huge sum for premium money is provided and the agricultural and other exhibits will constitute an important show in themselves. The board ot directors ot the fair association met in Malvern Thursday evening and laid further plans for the development of the 1933 exhibition. Celebrate 22nd Anniversary Mr, and Mrs. Ernest Hansen celebrated their twenty-second wedding anniversary Wednesday evening, July 12, A pleasant evening was passed visiting with friends and relatives, At the close of the evening ice cream and cake were served, Those present were: Mr, and Mrs. Herman Bendt and family, Mrs. Delia Smith, Miss Juanlta Queen, Fred Hansen, Harry Han* sen, Ralph Hanson, and Herman Hansen, all from Mlneola. ™ Silver City Times, Ga» Thieves Tap Combine on D. W. Thomas Farm Sunday night as a party of young men were returning from Malvern they observed a »car parked near D. W. Thomas's combine which was in Ollie DrlsUell'a field west of town thieves were taking parts from the combine, came into town and notified Mr. Thomas, who with his son, Eliot, drove out to the field and found that thieves had been siphoning gas from the combine tank. Nearby was a Ford coupe of ancient vintage but no one was in sight, Inasmuch as the keys were still in the car it was driven back into town where the sheriff came and got it Monday. The car had a Fremont county license plate and au Omaha license plate was found in the car, but neither of the plates properly belonged to the car which evidently was not registered, Inquiry, revealed that the car was purchased not long ago by a young farm hand from a farmer near Malvern and the young man with a companion was driving the car about town here Sunday. So far no arrest has been made. — Randolph Enterprise. Notice, Ak-Sar.gen Ticket* Those who fail to get Ak-Sar- Ben tickets here for Monday evening, July 24, may secure them from Geo. H. White at the Ak* gar-Ben entrance up to 8; 16 that i evening. Huge Novelty Circus to be at the County Fair mssa&m&tftu&.r* ;., •;... •> a-,- "J. The elreiit wlU It* » n»rl ot * Ml l>ro*-r«iu of tor tU HtSU Ulr

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