The Malvern Leader from Malvern, Iowa on January 4, 1934 · Page 1
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,.-*> s'i> ADER THURSDAY, JAMJAR* «, 1934 Marked Start e ward JBusyilt QM Custom Samuel December 2Sth . _Dry f ffeiit 01 ftitt »t MUM*' ft 'at 11 ** tfctt ; Atari ft It . that the ««* »«t at Wets ***" back tat» November and — . especially mark* _t itt most cases did not make fof the losses during the pro- months, Release of some elated b.nkg, CWA _. .PA payrolls and corn bans j ImaoHaai factor, ia eatuiag the improvement, Lo»»r creata* aad egg prices had a sharp retarding effect oa business especially during the early part of December, Regardless of business conditions, more building was doae ia Matvera thatt Jn the previous year. The aeWaddltloa to the Wllsoa Hatchery was. the most jmportaat/ chaage dowa town, The Louis Kapp; residence, the •> remodeling o«^thtf> Mansfield fa* neral home aadlfurther improve* meats at; the- swimming pool con- ^"•"ted,the>ttlk.of the buildiat, ,. a corporation Malvera aot- OlMveral'chaages in 1933. The »>tn's* corporate limits were «. leaded aorthward f or J nearly»a* auartw-ot a mile. Work oa'a new -<ell was started.to obteta * »at- r anpply for the towa.'> \ \- ne business failure was • town and an additional ppeaed,i MeWSfcy after*** *&«§* 8*ftfc# twit, tHed on *«* teHre* fen lift K «f fttt wi«8w> fa* cap, « iiftift tot tit caiiiftg ont wnt his bone- Be ftoofttftd the steps l«ae» and pelted hit «»fd whieh thirty-four, ite yott ttote geaf aad «t«e ahy dajp In nlfletectt thirty- of the •fterfeooB fee stopped At id W*c«a, tovM all trtrt two ot tare* ai horn*. Re.ideht ealtlfig the %i«n «f fiactett, 6. fi. ^«t to be 8«foo«e« aad with flay Tint ^ } ,'^W/Ww* you all, this world wiiaia. 1 »' Kd ittke-warm caller wag Mf. Sactett. Taking hbtjges as he met hem, ha ntc-pped at each aad ex* ofiie'w'idaujfBad aad -----— IB of an yotinj? biddds oft the iftt day of tha fear. Aa ef the istjstom, Mr. Saerett grMt* ly enjoyed his eilff fcfifl the friendly contacts with did friefids. Mr*, Frank Shook Die. In Hospital Thursday, Dec* 28 Death Followed Operation Funeral Meld Wearin Returns to Washington Friday to Regular Session Believes Congress Will Sup- pert Administration Policies Back, to Washiagtoa Friday started . Congressman - Otha D. Wearia of Hastings where he will resume his legislative duties Curing the regular session which convened yesterday, His 'office address thefe'will be'the H,o;use, v5 Office building;; " Mrs. Samuel Masters, fof more thaa wtenty-tetea years a resident of Mifls eottty and Well be* loved of alt whd knew her, was stricken with appopiety about io b*elo*k Thursday morning and passed away a tew hoars later without regaining consciousness. Mrs. Masters had been ia about her asaat health ap to the time of her death, ttatftaaiiy active for one ot her age; &he had attended a family dlnaef ftad reunion at the home ot her son, George 1. Masters, ia Oleawood on Sunday aad on Christmas, entertained her said he expected to,, see; an inter- e s t tn g, session with a few de- ;grees of excite* 'ment. possibility ot a lively scrap j claim Frank Shook, mention of whose tenons illness was made ia a previous issue, underwent another operation ia the Hdmund- son hospital In Council Bluffs, Tuesday, Dec, 26, from which the was unable to rally aad she passed away Thursday. Funeral services were held ta the Methodist church fa Eater* son Saturday aftemooa at 2 o'clock conducted by the pastor, Rev. L. B. Ripley, aad was one of the most largely atteaded funerals ever held ia that church, for Mrs, Shook was kaowa aad beloved by all in that vicinity. A profusion ot beautiful flowers testified to the loving remembrance ot frieads. Music was furnished by A. F. Smith, R. L. Fields, Mrs.'Marion Lang, and Mrs. Albert Edie, Burial was in the "Emerson cemetery. The pall bearers were Wilbur Morrison, Win Castor, Frank Porter, Lawrence LaFollette, Harold Smith, and Albert Edie. . ' The followiag obituary aad tribute were given: Nina Mae Ginger, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. O. C. Ginger of Shenaadoab; was born in,Cedar Rapids, Nebr., Nov. 81,1894, and departed this lift Dec. J8, 1888. la .mi. sh*-moved-,wtt» her In spite of national political tendettetea 1933 was an exceptionally dry year In Milts eonaty and finished up with a precipitation total some «*i inches below the average rainfall. According to figures compiled by Frank Ans- Month January February March April May lane July August September October' November December Total All above * Denotes tin, the tast eight months of the year showed moisture below the average. The tables below give moisture data as it has effected Mills county the past three years 1931 1932 0.98? 4.S8 0.85 1.379 1.635 1.048 1.125 2.64 6.913 6.908 8.724 6.89 6.61 2.005 4.93 9.969 6.043 2.971 3.96 1,832 10.263 0.754 2.84 0,791 62.87 39.74? 1988 atg. 1.306 0.706 0.4876 1.048 4.2676 1.62 0.8016 2.726 1.6681 4.262 1.046 6.04 4.641 4.046 4.48 8.798 4.88 8.722 0.09 2.472 0.681 1.42 1.31 1.026 •25.3566 31.7780 figures are in inches of moisture. 1933 above or below average to date. var. 4-0.600 + 0.0436 -f 2.6940 + 0.7706 —1.8234 —6.8184 —5.2224 —4.6404 —3.6824 —6.9644 —6.8084 —6.4214 —6.4214 family * at ( a* big! dinner in hei home here, and.ieemed cheerfu aad well, 7 Thursday morning she arose ab usual and did >er morning's work and then, as she was ex peeling her sister, Mrs. Ella Baer, of Raymond,. Nebr.. on the 11 o'clock ^ train, coming to make an' expensive* atay with her.-she prepared a nice dinner and: had tbe tabla all set tor the occasion. AboulliO o'clock when her aephew; jj»6*|pnnsoB, stopped A^WMk»i^silmwwtsUi n t e o lie ^TT:foaging Iowa State College •?:• -/.' • Ust Week Mills couaty's single representative gt the ! annual state 4-H club convention at Iowa State col Jege last week, returned with a fulj share of honors, ' Bdw.arc .Wearlri' brought home a flrsi place in tbe horse Judging con* -,test held in connection with tbe convention. > Some 884 boys and 68 from 64: lows counties «.„„.,»„„, tbe convention and took part In jjb«-variouscontests »n4 program, Tb« convention was btid on Pec, M,- 5 If, .18, aad r MethoditU Name VNew §. B. continue to cooperats.wlth .. w dent Roosevelt yar, expressed ,by the Congressman and : he stated that be -thought there waa tittle doubt but what-the President's general'policies would prevail, -Congressman Wearin will give (considerable personal attention 'to tbe problem of boosting beef and Pork prices to.a level com* parable with that of corn and recently stated that be thought an investigation of the larger packers and direct buying might be helnful i- - ' :> Annual ejectlQn o( pffiwre tgt tb? Metbo^tst Sunday ephooj was held SHftiJay at A special meetjn|f board. Elected were: &-a" f4v estpertateftif at? M*f» Roy R, Suge^ primary; Mrs, -Mrs. rpjij mi, w, * p, . £t«l - younger, than any otber member of,the House of Repre- ;wm be,,Mr, Wearin bis seat, Ho4pital, Improvipg pe WwrtB-was BO f ar rec^y Ironj bi« latent operation teat »W »W«. ta be breugbt borne Friday »n4 is now cosval cing atcejy at bis borne asrtfte of MftlTfirn, jjrjtb every prospect **•*"" -Mr* WfspJn bas b»4 ft Jong bard aim oj.ju Health, Hf ba| JR the hospital mo^ of s|n,8i i J*8Jt,AprJJ ttn* bM ftaj|.fly e *b«»iBJn&i Ml tte HffljujtiltteB «| .lef t ftjl«t^teb at Mr, fes mpw ^" : 9 W &rsftf\a& ££iS7f«P^^9^^aM^^ *^™WW Mft ^y4W*PJP^ " , Wd MrTT^a R, Glftri o4 bim pjjjj tbmijgb" tb& Qr4esU He says tbst he, B«reJy ani, PiWffl tbeM irUuMiP 4ad asks us ^•••B^J^lBB^Mw^te «5*fi5*5r*«KSS'*«l^r~ Maddocks ^«eaw*, E; tibcrty^Group for Road Project Strong Possibility of Gravel* WR by CWA Aid Out. . lined at Meeting Strong possibility that the neighborhood ot Bast Liberty would soon have a'graveled road outlet to Highway 34 was out lined Monday evening .when a group orcitisens of that part 01 the county met at the Bast Lib erty church to, promote tbe-mat* ter, More than 50 persons »t« tended, *. . Tbe. meeting voted to organise elected officers,^ will was named president,, gel secretary and Oscar* j^eu treas, urer, They p}» a to raise, private funds t« assist with tbe work and to *btain labor from tbe GwX Cbief promoter ol tbe plan was B«» a«yer wbo 8U rprtse§ - n M, »te»la of «sd .fltspatsb appeal, SWQUBt Beede4 i « large WQUJ4 work *,.* , -»» *# Alaa present at tha «f§« •s^^yyi&wyiiKfy**™*** .**wvum «na quickly-jsumaioned a doctor who at, once aaw tbe seriousness of the attack and, summoned- her son, George, from Glenwood and Robert of Lincoln. She lingered along until .the middle of the afternoon when she quietly breathed her last, evidently suffering very Mrs. Masters was in many ways -a remarkable woman. Al though past eighty-four years o age,she was as alive and alert as many persons twenty years younger,. She had come here as a Uttle girl in the pioneer days of (Continued on page 4) MRS. MASTERS Anderson Heads the Mills County Farm Bureau Was Named at Annual Elec tion in Malvern Dec. 29; Other Officers At the annual meeting of the Mills County Farm Bureau held In the Community Building in Malvern last Friday, Dec. 31 B. F. Anderson ot St. Marys town ship, post office .Council Bluffs was selected to head the organization for the coming year. Mr. Anderson has been a long time member and efficient worker in the Bureau since its organization and will make a good presiding officer. Henry Buch, the retiring president, has served as president for the past two years and has made an excellent record of service, devoting much of his time unselfishly to the cause. The other officers are as follows: Vice-president, Rudolph Hbpp, Home project county chairman, Mrs, Roy Donner. BaJUun* Sale to b« Held Next Thwrwky Qbag, I,. Ballain and son, Cecil, otBajt peer Creek were In Tues. afty* and the former ordered bills and advertising for a big sale be will bold at his home four miles east and one mile south of Stra ban on next Thursday, Jan- 11, . , Mr. Ballaln has recently bought the Moore eighty acre farm Just nortb of bi® and will move there w tbe spring so has a lot of surplus stack and machinery to sell AS bis farming operations will be much smaller. He has some especially gpod Biilk cowa In the of- fer|ng, Bead his ad in this issue Tbe, Vacation Extended Another Week for Malvern Students Give Workmen to Cpmpbte ,„ ti<w of Build Moppets of tbe Malvern public '—'*» eyel B g the first liable of tbe season Tuesday af-> dia so witb » toupb of For tbe end oj tbetr.Wi 1$ Y^PfittJ^Q Wftft " * " for this comiog week A H W14 MM t*A ^, „ tb* ft«a4o# to slide, sJwte. ftftd. ie entar tb£ winter 1 * of. 19 w&eJy M aae RUgbt MlWr lltaiy MffiSaT^SiSS M2.^«^ras»Ss*^^5WHWW Girls' 4-H club county chairman, Mrs. Clinton Parker. Boys' 4-H club county chairman, Gerald Leu, Director* Anderson township, John R Clark, Center township, W. J. Van Orsdel, Deer Creek, Joe McLaln. Glenwood, Park McManlgal. Indian Creek, Jess Pbelps, Ingraham, Donald Goos, Lyons, Carl Pbelps, Oak, Albert Schoenlng, Plattville, Roy Lincoln. Rawles, Leroy T. Rodman, St, Marys, Fred Thiescbafer. Silver Creek, Hurb Benton, White Cloud, Frank Summers. Reports were given by all of the county chairmen, outlining the work accomplished, Dudley Conner, state health champion, MarJorJe Donner, state style show gJrl, and the winning dem* onstrstion team, Marian Benton and Mary Elizabeth Summers, were given formal recognition. Miss Donner gave a brief report of her recent trip to the International Livestock Exposition at Chicago. Henvy Bucb encouraged cooperation with the Farm Bureau programs in A short talk, »nd 0. W. Huntjey of Des Molnea tojd of tbe state Farm Bureau Fedoration's work, its legislative pro* gram and achievements and sue gested its value to the farmer of tbe state, Between talks, en tbe program Miss Kathryn Anderson p^yed a violin solo, Yernon Bobbin song we tenor solos and Miss Irene A»4erson gave a reading, R OT T. I, Pettlt of pacfto Junction led tbe sommualty ' ' Mrs. Picket Slated for Coed Appointment Rumors abound this week of Interest to Mills county people. They concern Mrs. June M. Fickel, state chairman for Women of "" " J. Malt Met Trafie Death Thursday, Pec, 23 Attacked by Mad Ball Thursday Efefttftgi tfi» jurits Caute Death Nelson 3, HaH, well known farmer and long titne resident of Mills county, met with a tragic death at his home just south of Hastings last week. Thursday evening about 4:20 he had gone to the barn lot to let in his cows from the pasture when the bull, a big animal past two years old, attacked him. He knocked him dowa and batted him crushing Mr, Hall's chest aad body terribly. His son, Floyd, was In the barn putting dowa hay for the stock and hearing the noise came to his rescue. The animal by this time was so Infuriated that he had a hard time beating him off with a pitchfork and keeping htm from attacking both of them. Mr. Halt was terribly Injured but was able o crawl out ot the lot white the son kept the bull at bay. Dr. Christy was hurriedly called and found the injuries no great that they took him to Council Bluffs to the Edmundson hospital as sooa as possible where it was found that the ribs had beea broken and had pierced his lung. Everything possible was done for him but without avail tor he died about 6 o'clock the following morning. The body was brought home la the Mansfield ambulance and funeral services were held la the Methodist church in Hastings Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by the pastor, Rev. L. E. Rlpley, 'The church was filled to overflowing and many were unable to get Inside for Mr. Hall had spent the greater part of his life in that vicinity and was knowa and respected by. all. A profusion ot beautiful flowers testified to the loving remembrance of friends and societies. Music was furnished by Ira L. Turner, Edgar Lookabtll, Mrs.. Fred H. Priest, and Mrs. Fred Lookabill, • • - ^t^ D «Sll^J.»jfejM^fe she is to have,one ot the high positions In the National Democratic Committee under Post Master General Farley who la al* 10 Chairman of tbe National Jemocratio organization, it is a position of great responsibility and one that Mrs. Floke) is not only able to handle well but to which she is Justly entitled by reason ot her splendid work for her party In past elections. Mt. aerJ cbftnter, Royal M<MWtts ft f fllenwfic^, are Is- inyltalJkffl, to »» Ma#te> 6»4 tbeir fawiitei " * o honor of Co w Mwuulo ?^; la ci^w^ ^^Idk 450 Guests See Leader - Empress New Year Show Kids Enjoy "Orphan Annie" and "Our Gang" Here Saturday More than 375 boys and girls and 75 additional adults crowded :be Empress Theater in Malvern Saturday afternoon to attend The Vfolvern Leader-Empreas-Tbeater few Year Show as guests of these two organizations. Children from all over the county were in tbe audience. Lustily cheering when the excitement became too Intense, ibeddlng a tear or so as tbe bero- ne of the picture encountered difficult situations, the children seemed thoroughly to enjoy the iresentatlon. The picture, "Little Orphan Annie," starring Mitzl Green, was the main feature and a shorter comedy by "Our Gang" brought the afternoon to a bllarl* ous close. Although the children were tbe guests of The Leader and the Empress Theater at tbe show, eacb one brought a. potato fpr his Admission. Nor were they small potatoes! Each chtld vied wltb tbe rest in bringing big ones and some even brought a bagful. q« e little sbaver appeared with a tiny f Continued OB page «) Mason!, Dual Installation Tomorrow Night Agreeable t 0 a yaajt oj «»eT- Tbe Odd Fellow lodge atteaded' in a body and formed a guard of honor at the church aad at the grave. Burial was in the Hast* ings cemetery where the beautiful I. O. O. F, burial service was given by the Odd Fellows under tbe direction of Fred Hall and K. 0, Dice of Malvern. The pall bearers were Ed Hath* away, D, R. Kldwell, Ray Hat* field, W. B.' Purcell, Fred Looka- blll, and B. H. DalzelJ. Nelson J, Hall was born at Nodaway, Iowa, Deo. 3, 1881 and died Dec, 29, 1933. When a lad of fifteen he came to Mills county to work and this nas been his borne ever since, or more than forty years. a *?,! WB » »»rrled to Miss Susie Smith at Emerson, Jan. 80, 1907 and at once moved to the farm south of Hastings whtcb has ever since been tbeif borne, Two sons were born to them, One died in Infancy and Floyd survived end Jived »t borne with them, He Is survived by hi« wife and son, three brothers, Frank Hall of White Lake, So. Dak., Claude Hsll of Qlenwopd, and Otis Hall of Hastings and three elders, Mrs. Wzzle Lsrgent, ot Hastings, Mrs, -Bflie Hatfleld of Emerson, and Mrs. Maude Grouse of Hast* ings, besides a host of friends «nd relatives who sincerely mourn his tragic end. When a young man he united with tbe United Brethren churcb in Hastings. He wa.s a long time member of tbe J. 0. O. F lodge in Hastings in which be did ac* tive work, He. was a fc a a member of the Modern Woodmen lodge In Emerson. life jn farming in wblcb he^m uniformly successful. He was » good citizen, a good neighbor, 8Jl | father. He will be "* ** * ft(l _ W* desire in tbi« way to ex, ess aui be«rtf»lt tbiAki to fiu> m««y friends and nelgbhors for *

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