Lenox Time Table from Lenox, Iowa on November 28, 1935 · Page 1
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II lilllli"' 11 Minn One! Britten Chiefly | For Our Own | Amusement a L g. luumuumn KSS of education In the ported to me by a report card grades don't , yo u want to know how I, is doing you have to and find out. I get * pve ry once in a While ! vn Norman is no '. ?.!i h, RC hool-he isn't he gets K"yo"u"could see how "'thsome things. The J we think, is the fact uie ' children wouldn't what you were talking I,'ou asked them, "What Lus 2". The way they [this problem o and what is nine? And Uould answer 'two and TIME-TABLE Published in the Interest of Lenox and Surrounding Communities. VOLUME SIXTY-TWO LENOX, TAYLOR COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1935 NUMBER NINE j don't ever aslc a modern ,at 7 minus 3 is because Irouldn't know what you ut They call such prob- i their 'and whats'—believe lor not. | mnder what modern edu- 3 will think up to take the \ of that good old word when the youngsters ;ound to studying division. II U II netlme last summer I de-. ithLs column to 'a boyhood I, Milton Mackaye, who is 1 forging ahead in the I world. In it I told of [be had spent a morning in i school interviewing the i poker experts about the values of poker hands (wanted to write a story 1 a poker game and had ; played it. I also com- 1 upon the change he had i in the spelling of his Born McKay, he chang- jt to MacKaye. HI | lew days ago I received a from him. The column [been clipped and passed i from hand to hand until t it reached him at his « In Madison, Conn. I \ I "Your story about vitally important relative of poker hands astounds I had no memory of the i in question; indeed, I 1 of the opinion that I f born with a good deal of I Information at my finger I do recall, however!, a "that I learned at the Fair one day when, after I the piano at Sunday 1 played hookey from and poker with the I had inordinate faith in alr. A certain Mr. Melt taught me, once and for [that two paii- always look F than two pair can possi- L Please give my best to Rol" Walter and his wife. My i and our seventeen W boy are planning to Part of our winter in and we are planning > drive back through H we do, we'll call and e the first paragraph of column as the guest con"' of the day. If you'll let . about changing the U>8 ot my name. The name "* MacKay. My fatheV ff it. However, my "Mather MacKay married a aye > so i didn't really m uch. i changed when I 1 the Kansas City Post, it made a better sig- That was January 1, rm used to it now." ! CATTLE~SHIPPED TO CHICAGO MONDAY ^ Wurster shipped five « cattle and two loads of tw, e Inter national -Live- S W at Chic ago, Monday. Jttle weighed around 1050 •Yearlings. This is the 16 Sam has tried enter« cattle in the show 3 lijo five* f "" years he has won ' Prize offered for One Is Dead; One 111 from Monoxide Gas Accident At Davis City Should Be Warning Miss . Claucline Hansell, 23, school teacher at the Hagan School, was found dead of monoxide gas early Tuesday morning and her companion, Lawrence Higdon, 20, of near Davis City, is in a critical condition suffering from the effects of the gas and exposure, says the Lamoni Chronicle. The couple was discovered at six o'clock Tuesday morning by Roy Hullinger and Green Hawks. The parents of the girl, who live in Ridgeway, Mo., were accompanied to the scene of the accident by the coroner. The body was taken to the funeral home at Ridgeway. The boy remains at the Roy Hullinger home fighting off an attack of pneumonia, too ill to be moved to his own home or to the hospital. Miss Hansell and her Companion had returned from Cainsville, Mo., where they had taken Hingdqh's brother back To a Man About to Die An open letter "to a man who is going to die this month in Arizona" was recently published by the Phoenix (Ariz.) Republic as part of a safety campaign. The letter read: "One month from today you will be dead! "Now, you are alive — reading this—and saying to yourself: 'This cannot mean me—! "But you. are mistaken—and that mistake will mean your death this month. You will go right ahead and kill yourself just the same. "Death will come to you something like this: "On that certain day you will walk out of the house, climb in ;o your car—and ride into ob- Ivion. Somewhere along the road on that last ride it will lappen. You will try to avoid .t, but in the fleeting instant Defore the crash you will realize that the confidence you now tiave in your ability as a driver lias been misplaced. You will know horror—then nothing. "One month from today You will be dead! "(According to the inexorable law of averages, at least 16 owners who read this will be dead from auto accidents by December 1.)" The presses with the letter had barely started to run when the first was killed on the outskirts of Phoenix. Bedford Dam is Nearly Completed Work on Concrete Spillway Will Be Started Soon Work of dirt moving in construction of the dam at the state lake northeast of Bedford is about completed, says the Bedford Times Press. Some 7,000 cubic yards in a to school, and parked in front of the Roy Hullinger home where she was living. According to Mr. Hullinger, he heard the car drive up to the gate at 9:30 Monday evening. After seeing who it was, Mr. Hawks thought no more about the parked car until he noticed it early the next morning. Calling Mr. Hullinger, the two mvesti- gated and found the young couple. Both were thought to be dead. Dr. Wailes was called to the scene of the accident and arranged for the body of the boy to be taken into the Hullinger home where he was given treatment. The girl had dead for several hours. The switch of the car been ^ was still"turn'ed on which indicated that the car had run out of gas sometime during the night. Higdon owes his life to the fact that the motor quit running and his being on the left side of the car. It is also thought the tact total of around 127,000 remains to be moved yet, R. T. Andrews, engineer in charge, states, and of this yardage, about 4,000 will be from the point where the concrete spillway is to be located a tthe west end of the dam. The mammoth earthern dam measures about 922 feet in length. It is 218 feet in width at the base, has a height of about 35 feet and tapers up to a width of 20 feet at the top, when completed. The %ement spillway to- be constructed will contain about $8,000 worth of material and measure about 30 to 50 feet in width and 600 to 700 feet in length, constructed for the purpose of carrying off overflow water. It is anticipated that the Hog Count Will Start December ] Plan to Finish Work About December 12 Earl Taylor, County Corn-Ho chairman, announced this morning that a check of ho compliances would be made on all farms where contracts are in force starting December 2. From two to three supervisors will be appointed for ecah township to make the compliance check. Guy Smith, district supervisor of the corn-hog program, met with the Taylor county committee November 23, and outlined the procedure in checking hog compliance. According to Mr,'Smith, contract farmers will be required to produce evidence of all feed- imestone Quarry Found AHJedford Engineers Are Testing Extent of Deposit What state engineers and ;eologists believe to be suffic- ent stone to use in surfacing park drives and the road from Bedford to the site of the new state lake and park four and one half miles northeast of the city, has been uncovered on the Will Robinson farm in northeast Bedford, says the Taylor County Herald. They declare that the lime- jtone lies but fifteen feet below the surface and is approximately 16 feet in thickness. Air drills and other state equipment Sis being used to determine the extent of the deposit. A large test hole has been dug and other extensive tests run at the proposed quarry. muiiiiimuuimiimiiimiiiiimmmii Lenox School By Margaret Carruthcrs mmiimmimimiiiiiuiiiimiimiiiiiu Girls Won and Lost The first team won their third victory Monday night, when they defeated Cromwell, 16 to team were un- defeated The second successful in winning, but they put up a hard struggle. They were defeated 19 to 14. Here are the lineups for the second team game: Lenox FG FT F Moore 2 0 2 Reed '.'. ..0 0 Hetz 2 3 Moyle 1 0 Nelson 0 0 Ferguson 0 0 Howie 0 0 A small amount of sheet water has hindered the progress of the testing engineers. Miller 0 1 Farmer 5 2 Coffman 2 1 Cams 1 0 1 Weber 0 0 1 Cherrington 0 0 ] Mathews 0 0 2 Becker 0 0 0 Economist Says Hog Prices Will Remain High Says Prices Will Not Go Down During December L. K. Both, Marketing Economist of Iowa State College, pre- icts that hog prices will not decline during December, ac- ording to information received rom him this morning. Mr. Soth bases his conclusion on several factors, but also makes •eservations for unforseen factors that might upset the price forecast. Factors relating to hog prices in the near future are outlined work on the spillway will be carried along this winter. that the wind was blowing over Higdon towards the girl was a factor in saving his life. According to the attending physician, Higdon remains in a stupor with the exceptions of a few lucid moments, are in an irritated His lungs condition ttJLO A" **" , T\T>0 but if pneumonia can »e prevented he has a chance to recover. Friends of the Higdon boy say the battery on his car had been run down which made the cai hard to start. It is supposed that the couple drove up to the Hullinger home .intending to only a few mmu as and be CLARINDA BEATEN BY SIDNEY, 13-12 Clarinda's three-year string of football victories was broken last Friday when Sidney won a 13-12 victory in a hard-fought game. In the second quarter of the game Sidney blocked two punts and for a while was leading Clarinda 1 3to 6. Clarinda scored in the first quarter and managed to shove over another touchdown just before the end of the half. Sidney was reported to have been outweighed 18 pounds but held Clarinda without a tirst d °Clarinda was defeated on Nov. 4 1933 by Atlantic, 26 to b, since which time no other Iowa er pigs bought or sold. The 1935 hog program ; will be determined by sales slips, and hogs on the farm at the time of counting. The compliance work will be completed about December 12 according to present plans. MRS. I. G. RANDELS WON CAKE CONTEST Mrs. I. G. Randels won first prize of $5 offered by the Red & White store last Saturday for the best angel food cake enter- HOW ABOUT IT, YOU CRIBBAGE PLAYERS The Clarinda Herald Journal reported last week that a Mr. Tom Tomlinson at that place received a perfect cribbage hand of 29, which, the paper says is dealt only once in about 100,000 hands. The Journal says: "Mr. Wenner, the only other cribbage player in town to ever have hand , flipped, the '"knave of On the turn held;.a perfect three fives and clubs to • Tom. The lineups for the first tean game are: Lenox FG FT F Dunbar 3 1 2 aBre 1 1 1 Beadle 1 0 0 Wurster ....1 2 3 Beemer 0 0 3 Carruthers 0 0 1 Hetz 0 0 0 Cromwell FG FT F Julian 1 1 2 Farme(r 0 0 2 Carns 1 0 1 Purvianee 1 2 2 K,inkade 0 0 2 Loony 0 ° 2 Taylor 0 ° 3 Home Economics as follows by Mr. Soth: In 10 of the past 15 years the hog market at Chicago has averaged lower in December than in November. Four of those years, however, were depression years when the general trend of hog prices was downward. On the basis of protaable-- slaughlterings, you may get a. somewhat different idea of the market*. The spring pig crop usually is coming to market in large numbers during October, November and December. This year the spring crop was not only very light, but it was later than usual. During the summer the corn-hog feeding ratio became much wider than it would have been previously and the tendency was to feed to ed in a contest held that day. Second prize went to Mrs. Claude Morris and Mrs. Jennie Preston won third prize. A total of 17 cakes were entered. After being judged, the cakes were sold at auction and the proceeds, $9.64, went to the Boy Scout troup. Judges were Mrs. Roland Walter, Mrs. H. C Killion and Mrs. K. R. Huff The cakes were auctioned off by E E. Reynolds. A rule of the contest was tha all cakes must be baked fron Red and White cake flour. Mi Davis says that one cake, baked from a competing brand, was entered in the contest but failed to place. card, the i^ther five, in diamond uit, turned up, making a total f 29 points, the most any* 1 "cribv >age player can hold." We have played a little cribbage, from time to. time, and we always figured such a hand hould be counted as 28. Now f the turned card had been in ,he same suit as the knave in the hand, an extra point could lave been counted for his nobs which would have made the 29, With a hand, such as the one described by the Journal, there would be eight fifteen-twos, or 16, and six pairs or. 12 more, which would make 28. Right? Two laboratory periods Wore spent last week in preparing main dishes for lunches. This week they are studying "vegetable cookery", and the laboratory periods will be spent in preparing different kinds of vegetables suitable for luncheons. Junior Play Date December 4, has been set for the date of the Junior play. Boys Report for Cage Practice The following boys reported for basketball practice Monday evening: George and Glen Hayes, Dean and Claire Ethington, Thurman and Kenneth Schmitt, Jack Curphey, John Moore, Darold . , ?ause the car was hard to left the motor running. Both must have been overcome by Se deadly fumes within a short time as Miss Hansell had been dead several hours when examined by the coroner. The time ,j her death was fixed as ap iroximately midnight. since wiuu" *....- --team had been able to turn the trick until the Sidney outfit did it- Tarkio, Mo., won from CUi- incia 6 to 0, on Oct. 27, 1933. HAROLD (DUTCH) CASSILL JOINS REGISTER STAFF Harold W. Cassill, who has been assistant circulation man- of the Daily lowan, a NEIGHBORS HELPED Neighbors WITH CORN HUSKING and friends of Ralph L. Harmon of the near farm Sharpsburg, came to Fast week and 'helped husk his They were: Clyde Dame- Abe Rutledge, Cliff Un- Everett Clark, Newton ager Porn Frank Ver- friends in the Sg the weeks she had been one. of them. Higdon is the son ot Mrs ME. Higdon of near Davis City. ™™ E «SSr^. COME Abraham (Link mer Lenox man, a son a son ui oa*" • ..... , T merly lived in and around Len o? He had been an inmate of the county home for the past 35 years. __ ^ a be services at. the Sunday preach. pe i|li Cl «* w**v ---- *• new-spaper published at the University at Iowa City, has been employed by the Des Moines Register and Tribune for work In the circulation promotion de, who was graduated from the University last June with a B. A. degree, has been Tmployed in the Daily lowan circulation department for the fast five years/ He will leave Iowa City Sunday and will begin work in Des Moines ^Monday. FORMER BAKER HERE roKMLit COUNTY TEACHERS GROUP MET AT NEW MARKET The town teachers of Taylor county held one of their regular group meetings at New Market last Wednesday evening. Of the 91) teachers in the town schools of the county, 69 were present. Following a banquet at 7 o'clock, a short business meeting was held and the group was then divided into .smaller groups for specialized work with speakers. Lenox teachers who attended the meeting were Mr. and Mrs. K. U. Parker, Warren Gacr, Fred Cronkite, Miss Anna Turner, M;s.s Leona Haering, Mrs. Jennie Dahlberg, Miss Norma Bush and Miss Fanny Wilson. The next meeting will be at Lenox, Tuesday evening, December 17. Gordon, Ronald Johnson, Bing Miller, Alfred Nickolson, Everett Cashman, Hal Dean Moylc, Dick feed to heavier weights than usual. These two developments would lead to the .belief that the seasonal increase in mar- ketings in the fall would be later than usual. But, here is another angle. Though October hog market- ings were unusually small compared with other years, they formed an unusually large per-r centage of the spring pig crop as estimated by the United States Bureau of Agricultural Economics. The inference is hat many of the spring pigs rdinarily marketed in November and December have already been slaughtered. This is cori- rary, however, to what would be expected on the basis of the .ate pig crop and the wider corn-hog ratio. We have already had about Gray, Gail Shackelton, Boltinghouse, Edwin Bush, Phil Hal KJllt*^lV\rf* W»«| — -• Cheese, Harold Hale, Bob Reimer George Dunbi«r, Roland Po'indexter, All«|n Denton and Leon Bassett. Seniors Will Party On Monday the Senior class voted to have a party at Dale Beach's home Tuesday evening The president appointed the blowing committees: Refreshment—Eunice Morris Clcona Huffman and Veldeva Vanderpluym. Game s _ inex Amburn, Al r M, McMay- Fred Broden, Kenneth QMAHA at an OrviUe Brown Ed- Chas. James Lyck, 75, died Omaha hospital Saturday aftei a brief illness. He was a veter- Lee qhafer Geo. Rutledge, S n M McArthur, d Haroblln, Ches- ter a,™™,, Cecil Reed, Chas. Reed. CARD^ OF THANKS T wish to take this means of ^»srsis£ kindness is certain- two months ago and went to work in the Lenox bakery w ire he worked for about a month He developed a cai- Se' on the back of his neck and was unable to work. Hes remain^ around here for about and then went home. It Grant No. 6 Doris Butler, teacher The P.T.A. meeting of Grant No 6 was held Tuesday night Nov. 12. After the business meeting a program was given which was followed by a lunch of chicken and hamburge sandwiches, pie, popcorn balls and candy. The lunch was sold and a goose was given away Mrs E. Fitzgerald of Kent received the goose. The goose brought in $18 and the lunch brought in $8.26, and a total of $13.15 was cleared on the entertainment. reda Reynolds Carruthers. and Margaret Dale Beach was appointed to attend to means of transportation. Owing to bad weather the appreciated ^ s Gladys Wendell Fleming ,who has been working in the United Store at Leon, came home last week to nurse an injured left hand. While operatitog on a large piece of beef, the saw got away from him and cut the veins and tendons ia, his left thumb,' making it Impossible for him to work for a week or two. party was postponed, but will oe held later. Girls Basketball Squad Receives Bouquets The girls basketball squad was greatly pleased last Friday when it received two beautiful bouquets, one of carnations and the other one of roses, from Slim Cree, a former member of the squad, who now lives in oCl- orado Springs, Colo. Miss Evans 1 mother, Mrs. E. J. Evans of Oskaloosa, visited school last Thursday afternoon. Music The following are additions to the orchestra: Dean and Claire Tthington and Mildred Walker Commercial Department Jean Harvey passed her forty- the usual seasonal drop in hog prices. This is true both on a dollar basis and on a percentage basis. Consumer demands, never to be neglected in hog price out- looking, has been strengthening during recent months. This will tend to hold hog prices up through the rest of November and December. Market reports indicate that stronger pork demand has been a major factor in the slight rise in early November. Another hog price strengthener will be the cattle market. Cattle prices have been holding, up well and are expected^ to continue high " ' ' month or two. scarce because of the short supply of corn during the summer. CHRISTMAS CHEER WAITING AT TREASURER'S OFFICE A large number of refund checks still remain uncalled for for at least a Fed cattle are five word test in typing. These have passed 35 word tests Claude Smith, Mildred Walker and Inez Amburn. These have passed 30 word Charley Reed, Nina Nelson Clifford Preston, Eunice and Reldon Smith, at the office of the county treasurer. Those who paid their taxes in full prior to the figuring of the refund in August are urged to call in person or send or their checks. When writing t is necessary to give the tax- ng districts in which the property is listed. Refunds of less than 50 cents are put into the poor fund. RHODENBAUGH CASE SET FOR DECEMBER 30 We are informed that the hearing on the wills filed in the estate of H. H. Rhodenbaugh, deceased, will come on for hearing before the district court on December 30. Judge Johnson, who is holding court at now, will continue on the "" School . (Continued on PW*

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