Lenox Time Table from Lenox, Iowa on October 3, 1935 · Page 1
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Lin One| Written Chiefly | For Our Own | Amusement | |||||V ,_. S . IHIII111IHI11B makes new, or rather Si What kind of a interesting to peo- [ was •*\ Published in the Interest of Lenox and Surrounding v nnmunities. VOLUME SIXTY-TW J LENOX, TAYLOR COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY, OCTt BER 3, 1935 NUMBER TWO Town Will Vote on Buying In Ie examples of what peo F to read. SU reek I wrote a story E Holben and sent it .rister and Tribune. It , In the Thursday ev- ribuneandtoldhowMr. had received four auto- drivers' licenses after one application Yes- was handed a clipping San Diego, Calif., Sun , re by Marion Schaub in the navy and located place. Here is the clip- TOX, I A.— H. E. Hol- »an't explain it. Since rives an auto, he ap- to the state motor ve- department for a driv- license. He received id another, and an- The state motor department can't it either, but it sed to investigate. I 1 1 ping for what might be boetic license in changing imewhat, the story is the and better yet it really led. I I I w monhs ago Paul Davis out the elevator one day sed such a cloud of dust omeone though the ele- ?as on fire and turned in rm. The story was good as sent to the Register it was printed. A few iter California papers be- drift in with the story in »o weeks ago we printed about J. B. Wood's dog that had learned to walk 'front legs after its hind lad been injured. The was clipped,. firom ou,r and widely reprinted. s of the stories mention- i really news and no one, a Lenox, would have miss- m if they had not been d, yet they seemed to ,he element that was nec- to make them entertain- id other papers gave them This writer takes no for the stories other than if writing them. I wrote just as they happened and nothing to them. In most they were re-written yet icts were there. 1! 1 fl mimmmmiiiiiiiiEiEiiitimmiH urn Lenox School By Margaret Carruthers iiiiimmmiimmiiimimmmiimiim Sophomores Elect The sophomores held a class meeting Monday and elected the following officers: resident, Hal Deane Moyle; vice president^, Dwaine Boyer; Hal C chosen retary-treasurer, Miss Evans was sponsor. Senior Picnic The seniors, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Parker and Mr. aer, enjoyed a class picnic at the Maharry farm Monday evening. Weiners, buns, marshmallows and gum made up the menu. They played games until dark and then built a campfire to roast their weiners and marshmallows. While waiting to; the ire to go out, the group gathered around the fire and sang songs. They returned to town about nine o'clock. Freshmen Elect The freshmen class elected the following officers at a class Special Election Will Decide An Important Question Tomorrow, Friday, is election day in Lenox, when the voters will be asked to vote yes or no on three questions. The first and most important, is whethei the town will purchase the lane where the lakes are now located and issue revenue bonds for the payment of the debt. The other two questions are whether the town should place its water department and it light department under trustees. All three questions are printed on the same ballot. Figers to Get Real Test With Alton, Friday Good Game Promised When .2 Teams Meet Eli Wilt Ti 7s More About Sights in Uest and South Under Lights Lenox Time Table: Here is some more travel talk. After we left Los Angeles we were soon in a hotter region—Death Valley where it sometimes meeting president, Tuesday Claire morning: Ethington; to divide divisions. it is news st idea. I haven't the EB ELECTED TO !E AT TEACHERS' MEET the annual meeting of the i Central Teachers associa- bf Iowa at Creston last day, K. U. Parker, super- lent of the Lenox schools, .ected vice president of the ation. He was also elect- a delegate to represent listrict at the state meet- u V. Reed of Red Oak was id president. endance at the meeting ery large as the meeting combination of smaller s that have been meeting her parts of the district in years. APPRECIATES GET FOR ATHLETICS the last meeting of the 1 board a resolution was *d in which the board ex- ; d its appreciation for the ; he Chamber of Commerce. Administration and the of the town got behind athletic program for this and helped to make night vice president, Edwin Bush; secretary-treasurer,! ack Moore. Refreshment committee are the following: Phyllis Dunbar, Geraldine McEniry, Joyann Clipson. Miss Wilclce was chosen class sponsor. Manual Training Dept Projects for the first six weeks in t£e Manual Training department are well under way. With a class of over thirty pupils it has been necessary 'the work into two I The-.beginning students have been required "to make a project where simple operations are involved. The purpose of this is two-fold. It teaches the beginners correct manipulation of tools and gives them a chance to show their ability ana proceed to a more difficult pioject. The ability of the beginning group ranges considerably in that some have had elementary work in the rural schools while others are taking up manual training for the first time. In the advanced group, made up mostly of freshman class members and pupils that have had previous work in the school shop, the projects are a bit more complicated to make. Modernistic, two-tone bookends have appealed to the eyes of some four or five students as useful projects. Two individuals are making medicine cabinets, while others are spending URGE YES VOTE The following plea has been handed to us to print in connec tion with the election: To our fellow Town People: We, a few of the business men of Lenox, wish to say we hav given our approval to the prop osition of buying the city lake property, to come up at the election, Friday. We find we will pay less to buy now than to continue to lease the land we have, and we ask our friends among the citizens to vote yes on the ballots Oct. 4. O. L. Davis, G. L. Goodale, L. <F. Davis, W. E. Richard, O. D. Tyler, J. H. Barber, H. C. Killion, E. L. Hudson, W. J. O'Dell, J. A. Porter, John Eberle and Or a Wilson. The Lenox Tigers will get a good try-out Friday night when the Afton team comes here for a football game. Afton won fron Clearfleld 13 to 7 and Clearfield gave Bedford an awful drubbing. Lenox tied with Orient and Afton beat Orient. What is in the cards for Lenox remains to be seen. The game will be a night game, starting at 8 o'clock. Come out and '.bring someone with you and be prepared to make a noise. Lenox has shown some wonderful improvement during the past two weeks, says Coach Gaer. With no game scheduled for last week the Corning team was invited over for a practice game and the coaches worked on their men as the game progressed, a thing that cannot be done during a regular game. Lenox had no difficulty in handling the Corning outfit for the second time and Coach Gaer is well pleased at the spirit they are showing. Some shake ups have made i nthe Lenox team some new figures will be suited up Friday night, weather promises to be and it should be a GAME. registesr as much as 120 degrees in the shade. I looked for Scotty and his trainload of money but he wasn't on time. years (this will put it past the next election) an'd the government let them work out the in- erest on the loan this year. They buy fertilizer at $40 a ton and must put some in every hill or raise nothing and this year there is only half a crop. They cut the acres to three where seven are rented. If a Mr. Freshman Picnic and Mrs. Lou Anderson been and seen The good took the freshman class with their sponsor, Miss Wilcke, in their truck to the Davis timber for a picnic Tuesday evening. After • eating weiners, ' buns, pickles, marshmallows and potato chips around their camp fire, they told ghost stories and jokes. They returned to town around eight o'clock. First Grade The seatwork material has arrived and the first graders are kept busy working with it. Mrs. Buxton and Mrs. Leonard were visitors last week. Edward Haering has been absent on account of illness. Second Grade are studying their number DIAGONAL MAN HERE TO OPEN SECOND HAND STORE Mike Katz of Diagonal has rented the building formerly occupied by the Reed harness and shoe shop and is fixing it up to be used as a second hand We rolled out into Arizona and saw sand, rock, mountains, cactus and desolation a.s far as the eye could see. We traveled lor miles without seeing a road or a car—nothing but parched grass and railroad stations. In New Mexico we saw houses made of sun-dried brick, with poles laid across the top and covered with hay. A gunny sack was used as a door and the cooking was done in a kettle in the yard. I got one good photo of such a dwelling but there was one that beat what I have described but I couldn't get a picture of it. We got into El Paso, Tex., at night and it is a real western town. Arrived at Cisco in the morning and took a bus to Breckridge, an oil town. Here we met a real boomer for Texas. He said to my friend that they had the soil and only needed water and they could raise anything. My friend replied that all Hell needed water. Arrived in Menola where I was met by my daughter and a friend drove us to Tyler, a real oil town in eastern Texas, where things move and move fast. I went out to the cotton fields to learn the cotton situation. It's sure poverty in the extreme. Here are large plantations rented out to white people. This one had 4,000 acres rented in cqttoii grower has over two bales of cotton to sell he is assessed a tax of $10 a bale for selling it. He pays $5 a bale for baling and $10 an acre for rent of the ground. The landlord gets $5 an acre for letting it lay idle, or four or five thousand dollars for idle land. The cotton farmer builds his own house from money he has borrowed from the government. It is barn siding and when he builds it, it belongs to some one else. The negro doesn't pick all the cotton. Most of it is done by the white man, down on his knees, crawling along from morning to night for .a week or ten days. He sells his cotton at a price fixed by the govern ment. In eastern 12 cents a pound, west Texas, it is They claim this Texas it i At five method of Cisco, cents. Corn-Hog Men Vote this Month )n New Program Definite Details Will Be Published Soon, Report Although definite details of the plan for holding the referendum have not yet been re-, ceived, corn-hog producers will be asked to vote this month on whether they wish the corn- log program continued in 1936. According to information received from the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, the situation this year might easily result in another period of low corn and hog prices. The drouth of 1934 took corn and hog supplies far below the levels planned by the AAA and cooperating farmers, according to Gerald B. Thorne, head of the Division of Livestock and Feed Grains. The adjustment program normally would have made a smaller but profitable adjustment. In 1936, Mr. Thorne said, the adjustment program needed to hold corn supplies In balance. These pupils subtraction in work. store. He expects to buy, sell and trade for used goods of all kinds. WORK TO BE DONE ON GYMNASIUM FLOOR The school board has voted to refinlsh the floor in the gymnasium building and will begin at once. The floor will be thoroughly cleaned and sanded and then a finish coat will be applied, covering the entire playing floor. It will be an almost permanent finish and will not be slippery. This finish can be scrubbed as it is water proof. patches of from 7 to 10 acres. The government loaned them money to farm with and built a house and buy a mule and plow. They signed up for three their time on walnut table of house- of tools, lamps, and hall trees. After two weeks " cleaning sharpening and general re-arrangements, the shop has taken the appearance of a busy work room of truly industrious pupils. Flam have already been made : toi a display to be shown at the enJ ot the y year and all who are enrolled in the class seem very enthusiastic over their work. Home Economics In connection with the breakfast unit the girls have In language they are telling stories and also learning to write addresses. Last Friday there were twelve A's in spelling which added twelve more blue marks to the spelling chart. For their picture study they are studying "A Boy With a Norma Brown has been absent from this grade. Mrs. Long was a visitor lasr, PLAN BABY BEEF CLUBS FOR TAYLOR CO. Plans are being made at this time for the organization of a Baby Beef Club in Taylor Coun- CHURCH SCHOOL INSTITUTE AT CLEARFIELD, MONDAY There will be a county wide church school institute at Clearfield next Monday. The meeting will be held in the United Presbyterian church and the program will be as follows: 9:15 Registration. 9:30 Hymn Interpretations — Mrs. Albert Glassgow, Lenox. 9:50 "This Day's Work"—Chas Longfellow. Bedford. Co President. ty. of "it is hoped that a number clubs might be started week. Third Grade Mrs. Long and Berdella Free- were visitors in this grade man last week. Fourth Grade In this grade the bulletin studied and prepared fiesti fruits. They are now studying and preparing dried When they finish the finite. fruits board is full of Iowa pictures "Prince Henry" is being studied in history. In connection with their nature study a pupil brought a branch that had two papaws on it which he had obtained from has been throughout the County with a leader and holding regular meetings. The baby beef club emphasizes the selection of good type feeder calves, agement practices, all games a success in 1 board is well pleased with »ay night football is pay- at this time. "KS LOCATE IOPKINS, MO. Pkins (Mo.) Journal — JJ Ranck and family, who Be «i farming near Lenox, • have moved to Hopkins occupy the Mrs. Jackson y in the south part of They have a family of 'Mldren, one of whom will i school They have opened See Shop in the Maxwell S. the opening to be Fri- this week. They are fine tag people, come highly Bended and no doubt will U P a nice business. Pried ; i dinners will be on* of specialties. . ,"•' .;•.•«'••..•r- they will take up cereals. Music In tryouts Thursday in the orchestra Oarlton was promoted to 1st chair in 1st clarinets, Grace Saunders to 1st ch ft Ma 2nd clarinets, Margaret, Wurster to 1st chair in cornets. Bei- niece Williams was P™™ 0 , 1 ^ from 7th chair to 3rd chair in 1st violins. Richard Kimbaii still nS position of concert jxwuimi violin beginners Georgia Caldwell, Bernaid master . Additional Fifth Grade These pupils are learning to write and dramatize plays good man_ o __ the use of proper rations, livestock judging and other interesting and educational features for the farm boy. Boys between the ages of 10 and 20 years are eligible to join. Calves selected should be of good beef type, either purebred or grade. They must be calves born between March 1st. and September 30, this year Additional information may be secured at the County Agente Office in Bedford. Calves should be selected soon so boys interested should enroll at an early date. 10:05 Superintendent's Forum— Directed by Mrs. W. A McKinstry. 1 My Greatest Responsibility as a Superintendent—Mrs. Ruth Bruner, Conway. 2 My Greatest Opportunity as a Superintendent—Mrs. M. L. Page, Bedford. 3.My Greatest Reward as a Superintendent — Mrs. C. E. Burton, New Market. 10:30 Presentation: "The Superintendent's Dream Comes handling cotton has raised the price. In 1932 it was 25c a pound. They then cut the acreage to half and cut priees to half. Sure a money maker. I was a guest in different homes. Corn bread seemed to predominate. No butter. A 25 pound sack of flour costs $1.60 and they said it was too high to eat. Corn picking is finished and corn, what little there is, s selling at 25c. Not many had any to sell. The Bankhead law s about as popular in the south as a rattlesnake would be in your bed. My heart goes out in sympathy for these poor people who, are being trampled under foot ike they were not human. Think of this- in America! I went through the eastern Texas oil field. It is 80 miles long and six wide. After leaving Tyler, Tex., I went on to Texarkana and took the Crowfly route through Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri, to Kansas City and got home Friday evening after having covered 6,225 miles and going through 17 states with 25 of the best conductors anyone ever met. But when the sun came up Saturday morning I thanked God that I was in Iowa, the most beautiful state will be and hog .____ r In past years when corn was plentiful and cheap, as it apparently will be this year, the tendency has been to raise more hogs because hogs were scarce and high- priced. As hog numbers increased, the supply exceeded demand and prices dropped again to low levels. This situation developed after the drouth of 1894 and again after the war when hog numbers were low and corn was plentiful and cheap., Following both 1894 and 1921, hog slaughter increased 40 percent in the two years following. Then farmers had more hogs than they could sell at a reasonable price. The conditions of this year coincide with the .beginnings of other disastrous cycles, said Mr. Thorne. By folding corn production to a reasonable level and not allowing hog production to exceed normal demands, farmers may avoid that cycle. in the union. ELI WILT True"—O. G. DCS Moines. Herbrccht, 11:30 Report of Morning Enrollment — by Registration Committee. Announcement. 11:45 Basket dinner — Coffee in Johnson and Enid Barnes ine new trombone beginner is David Miller. Junior Picnic Again the Maharry grove was the'scene of a Picnic_when the ^fiTare having a ''Good English" campaign, watching to In e "Sbory they are studying the early colonies. Velva Hawthorne was the visitor last week. Sixth Grade In this grade they are making book records to keep tab of the books and poems they will read th -Penrod" ts the book being JUSTICE GOODALE ISSUES A WARNING Justice of Peace, Geo. L. Coodale, took time off from his work Monday morning to issue an unofficial warning to motorists. Here it is: Look out for STOP signs. The patrolmen "will get ye if ye don't watch out". He had just finished hearing the complaint filed by patrolmen who had arrested Lenox men for various class accompanied Mr Cronkite journeyed there Tues- games for awhile the built a campflre .and h- enjoyed eating weiners, mars- mallows, buns and pickles. When they had finished eating the group gathered wound toe campflre and sang songs. They returned to town about eight ' ieoc a have a "Travel- bulletin board showing tne various places of interest and fame to visit while on a tour. Mrs Preston and Mrs. Pennebaker were visitors last Friday. elected forthiTgrade: librarian Dick Dunbar; reporter, Lola Bubb; doorkeeper, Maxlne Day. They have begun a new chapter in history entitled "Colonization of America". Seventh Grade following officers were three violations" One man had overloaded nis truck, another was driving a car with a Kansas license and the third had failed to stop when he came to a stop sign here in town. With violations of this kind it doesn't make much difference how kind hearted the justice is, he can do nothing but assess a fine. served by Clearfield ladies. AFTERNOON 1-15 Prayer and Praia.; Servl*? — O. G. Herbreclu, DCS Moines. 1:35 The Teacher's Forum — Directed by Mrs. C. E. Burton. New Market. "How I Prepare to Teach" 1 My Children's Class —Mrs. Henry Bycroft. Brooks. 2 My Young People's Class — Mrs. Lou Chandler, Gravity. 3 My Adult Class—Miss Linnie Heath, Lenox. 2:00 The Question Box--Opened by O. G. Herbrecht. 3-15 Special Music—Sharpsburg 3:3,5 Address — "Transforming Today's Inspiration into Ac- SCIIOOL EMPTIED IN FAST TIME IN DRILL A fire drill was held at the school house at 10: 35 Wednesday morning and in one minute and five seconds the building was empty. The state law provides that fire drills shall be held in all public schools at intervals during the year. This was the first drill of the year. Each teacher was the last to leave her room and the superintendent, the teachers and the janitor then checked the rooms and hallways to make certain the building was cleared. The drill was orderly and the pupils used the doors that had been assigned to the various sections of the building. PERHAM ON DUTY AT TIME TABLE SHOP Maurice J. Perham (pronounced pairham) came, Sunday, from Maquoketa and is now employed at the Time Table office as linotype operator. He replaces Wayne Anderson wna had worked here for a little over four years. Mr Perham is a married man. and has two children. As we understand his present plans he does not intend to move Ills. family here right away but PETITION PRESENTED TO LOWER LIGHT RATE A petition containing names was presented to 140 the Eitbgh Grade The Civil War is the mam topic in history. Maps have been made hi connection with their history work. School (Continued on page 8) town council at the regular meeting held Tuesday night, asking that electric rates be lowered in Lenox. It was presented by W. C. Van Houten. After some discussion it was voted to table the matter for further discussion and study. tion" — W. Blockton. 3:50 Adjournment. H. Warrior, IOWA OPINIONS WERE AIRED IN COLORADO DR PENNEBACKER HAS ADDED AN X-RAY Dr. E. R. Pennebaker has added an X-Ray to his equipment and is now prepared to take pictures of the interior of the human body. Dr. Pennebaker says that the neurocala- meter which he used will locate pressure and that the " will show just how the in the back are out thus enabling Blockton News— The editorial 3olumn of the Fort Collins. (Colorado) Daily Express-Courier of Tuesday evening of last week was made up of two articles, Tom Iowa under the heading 'An Iowa Column Today." The first article was taken from the Blockton News and was in regard to who would pay the tax- probably will later Wayne Anderson started his printing experience in this shop and. of all the boys we have started, is the only one who ever stayed with the job long enough to learn it. He is a competent linotype operator and a - good printer. He is well grounded in the trade and has now reached the point where he should get out and work in other shops and under other conditions. That is the usual practice among printers. In other words, Wayne has graduated. WENDELL FLEMING NOW LOCATED AT LEON Wendell Fleming, who has been working in the United store, here, for the past couple of years, was promoted last week and has gone to Leon where he will be in charge of the meat department in the United Store. Wendell took a liking to the, meat end of the business and: the promotion is evidence that he is good at his work.' >• This is the third time within the last three years'that a man has been taken«from the ,Lenox store to a better job in some other towu>r Richard; Barton, better The es wh government-na^ also a meat putter, was sent to Mount J&rerfrs -niana-ger of the UniteA sto're ih" Potts t town and to .Stuart as store manager/i ,. LENQX SE00|p>S TIED WITH The Leni AYR second string foot- ate, county and town^ with, , ----- ,,,,,, ball team.,played a 0-0 tie game of the land, A* and thus placed.them , string her« Wednesday Supt. Park** saW article was "Yes, We e'ral Taxes" from the, Time Table and reprint^t^; the News two week£ ago. Mount Ayr second .1 was delighted wffh the te that came to light to. •: 1 II ft I

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