Lenox Time Table from Lenox, Iowa on December 5, 1935 · Page 1
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LlamnOne j Bitten Chiefly | For Our Own | Amusement 2 t lllllllV L- S " g en egaiflbia ooodpil 0 se< TABLE VOLUME SIXTY-TWO Published in the Interest of Lenox and Surrounding Communities. Haile Selassie JjwTbelieved. Ill three years a very "bit of gossip that had 'ipei'ed around town "local man came to his n recently. Everyone the community had Ibut no one had ever it to him until a 'time ago. The story was and so easily proved un- that he has been getting Kb kick out of it as any- else and is only sorry he It sooner. ni n W e been thinking for quife He that all newspapers , carry a gossip column. j column should be print- j the scandal that is circu- Jtogether with the name of •person the reporter had it A lot of good backyard i would be spoiled by do;H tave read several times late- jutsome of the upper t being dropped from the il Register and it seems to U quite a stir in some cir[ Up to the present time I |t seen where Ellis Nulph iten dropped so I presume Istill in it. II I I ibled eggs:, The New i ought to get together. , never get anywhere if make their stories e'any better than have Last week the president i a speech in which he t a reduction in goverh- t spending. And anyway, , the money hadn't all Part of it was still 5 treasury. The next day I Treas. Morgenthau anted that the government J trying to borrow $900,000,|more dollars which would the national debt to 0 billion, the highest In Now the president says s advised by the big bank»spend a lot of money bei the country could stand \® in debt. This is a most statement when we • that the New Dealers been blaming the big m lot every ill the coun- |w endured during the past il years. The president | it necessary to close all inks in the country the 6 came into office in or- get them straigtened out w he is admitting that »been listening to the lot spondulics, the Lor- |«f loans. I H H > tt 't make fun of vice presi- '• They may be pretty low e Male and it is true that .-'of them don't rank above l le « spot, but once in a while J^them makes the grade. " Motors published a list with the salary that ^one drew and William executive vice presi- * listed at $211,123, Alfred P. sioan, president «* company, drew only III Nihil, president of the ,7 ^Pe Founders com> 'Ports that his company "•»« a very successful year •^ says, is proof that the is definitely at a<n n & 1933 and 1934, he company sold to the s»t 8,492 barrels each f« from l to 9 and 13,732 ' " J naughts. During the ending production was "P and the compainy , T8 ' 65 i962 barrels of *• & the past, he says, n °' ciphers has been '^tem but the New ^ to add them onto follow after the dol- M thi s has resulted in <«aand for the lowly Clark Taylor Sold Store at Sharpsburg Other News Happenings Of The Week At Sharpsburg Clark Taylor, who has been operating a grocery store at Sharpsburg for the past two years, sold the business last weeK to N. A. Croft of Ladoga Mr. Croft had been running the store at Ladoga but sold it Possession of the „ Taylor store was given Monday. Mi 1 . Croft has rented rooms at the Jesse Dresher home, where he and Mrs. Croft will live. Obituary Mrs. Amy Bessy was born Sept. 14, 1849, in Illinois, and died at her home in Sharpsburg, la., Nov. 30, 1935, at the age of 86 years, 2 months and 17 days. She was married to J. Brewe June 6, 1869 and to them were born five children, two of whom died in infancy. The others are Wmiam Brewer of Osceola, Mrs. Mabel- Brown and Mrs. Mertie Barber of Blancard, Colo. Mr. Brewer died in 1881 and in 1887 she was married to W. J. colvin and to them two children, Mrs. Bessie Reed of Sharpsburg and Mrs. Carrin Robinson of Clearlield, were born. Mrs. Colvin joined the Methodist church at, the. age of 45 and rive years later united with the D.A.S. church where she remained a laithful member until her death. She is survived by four daughters and one son, 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Ii'unerai services were held at the Presbyterian church Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2 o'clock conducted by Eider Miller of Nevada la., and Rev. Hutchinson ol Sharpsburg. A quartet composed ol Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Underwood, Miss Hutchinson and Lowell Shum, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. George Kutiedge, furnished music. Pail bearers were D. M. McArthur Will Davis, Jake Brown, J. O Key, Paul Chitty and Charley Brown. Burial was made in the Lenox cemetery. Other Sharps News Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pennebaker and daughter Adabelle, went to Maryville, Mo., last Wednesday to make arrangements lor Adabelle to enter college there. She went back to Maryville Sunday and enrolled as a student. Max Griffith spent Thanksgiving vacation here with his mother, Mrs. Harmon Boyden Mi- and Mrs. Clyde McArthur and son Harold spent Thanksgiving with her parents, Mi. and Mrs. Smith at Diagonal. Edison Brown ol Blancard uoio., came Thursday to he here with his wile, who was helping care lor her mother, Mrs. Coi- Vl Mr and Mrs. Frank Chitty spent a pleasant day Thursday at the Chas. Welch home. Mr and Mrs. Ted Selders entertained about 20 relatives and irlends at a Thanksgiving dinner at their home, Thursday. c B Boyden enjoyed a lew visit last week at home wtM1 his daughters, Mrs. Glenna Nichols and Mrs. Pearl Dice and How the Christmas Seal Came to America LENOX, TAYLOR COUNTY, IOWA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1935 NUMBER TEN One of Einar Holboll's first Christmas seals found its way to America on a letter sent to a writer named Jacob Reis, by his nother telling him the story of he seal and the wonderful work it was doing. Mr. Reis uiblished the story in the Out- ook Magazine. One of the readers was Emily Bissell, a Red Cross worker, in Wilmington, Delaware. She too lad an idea. She wanted to build a tuberculosis pavilion for some sick children in Delaware. She drew a very simple design —just a holly wreath and the words "Merry Christmas," both in red, in a box about the size of a postage stamp. The little stamps were sold for one cent apiece. 300,000 were sold that very first yeai and the tuberculosis pavilion was built. The next yew, 1908, the Red Cross took up the seal sale anc seals were sold all over the country. Each year the design was changed, but the red cros. always appeared somewhere or the seal. Then in 1910 the seal sale was taken over by Ithe Nation Tuberculosis Association, bu ,he Red Cross continued to loa ;he use of its emblem, receiving part of the proceeds. In 1919 ;he Red Cross withdrew and from then on the double barred cross, which had been adopted as the emblem of the international tuberculosis movement, appeared on each year's seal as a trade mark. The Christmas seals, are no longer called •Red Cross Seals" taut are now known as "tuberculosis Christmas Seals". History of the Double Barred Cross The history of the double arred cross, which is now the niblem of uberculosis the world-wide movement, goes way back to about three hun- red years after the time of Christ. In those days Palestine was a part of what was called he Eastern Roman empire. The heads of the Christian hurch at Jerusalem and Con- tantinople, who were known as patriarchs, adopted as their emblem a cross with two hor- zontal bars. Later all this region passed nto the hands of the Moham- medans. In the eleventh cen- ,ury the Christian nations such as France and England organized expeditions known as "The Crusades" to recover the holy land from the Mohammedans. One of the Crusades was led by Godfrey, Duke of Lorraine. When he fought his way thru to Jerusalem he saw the double barred cross. He liked it and adopted it as his emblem. The Postmaster Says 'Shop Now and Mail Early' Early Mailed Packages And Cards Sure To Get Through BY R. A. WALTER, Lenox Postmaster When yo'u read the red letter posters on the Post Office windows "SHOP AND MAIL NOW t'OR CHRISTMAS", you will be doing your willing workers at the office an appreciated lavor by doing just what these posters assert. Christmas brings a volume of business to the mail service that always taxes employees heavily, and the shopper who mails Dear Santa: Lenox, Iowa December 2, 1935 Dear Santa: I am 9 years old. I am in the 3rd grade. Please bring me a wagon, a caterpillar tractor and some candy and nuts. Good bye, Your friend, Philpot Trial Being Heard At Bedford School Board President Charged With Stealing Of Coal , Dear Santa, The trial of B. T. Philpot, Duncan 1 president of the Grove Town- Duncan I ^^ ^^ ^ ^^^ Tnwi Monday morning at Bedford. Dece a 1935 ^d will probably be finished Decembei i, i MO , rmirsclay _ Phllpot was mdict- Please bring me a tricycle ed by the grandJury-and me lots of candy and nuts, would like roller skates if you PART OF BANK FRONT FELL SATURDAY NIGHT A part of the ornamental facade on the First National bank building broke loose from its mooring after midnight last Saturday night and crashed to the sidewalk. Fortunately rip one was on the street at the time when the heavy chunks of cement came tumbling down Carpenters went to work on the building Monday and boarded H p enough to hold the rest o: he cement in place. A part of he sidewalk along the south ide of the building has beer enced off so that if any mor< if the cement loosens no one vill be hurt. It is thought tha water had seeped into a crack and frozen, thus breaking the cement loose. shape was changed a little, the lower bar being slipped down, and in this form it was adopted by the decendants of Go'tfrey as the standard of the house of Lorraine, receiving the name of he Lorraine Cross. During the World War one of he divisions of the American Army which was quartered in hat part of France, took the .orraine cross as its insignia. In 1906 the National Tuberculosis Association adopted the double barred cross as the symbol of the campaign against tuberculosis. In 1913, finding that some people drew the cross one way and some another, the National Association set up certain rules so that all tuberculosis crosses would be exactly alike. Accord- packages early in December expresses a nne spirit of cooperation. Mail your Christmas packages as soon as possible, and mark them "Do not open until Xmas." If you mall them early there will be greater assurance of their being delivered safely before Christmas Day. •me situation confronting the postal service before Christmas is clearly explained in a state- tons of coal from the district. The case is being prosecuted by county Attorney Roger War- and nelp mother. bve Dear Santa, maker of Osceola. Attorneys lor the defense are Flick and 'oene Duncan | Lucas and Wisdom and Klrke- teg, of Bedford. Lenox, Iowa! ™« state rested hl V» ff? December 2 1935 Tuesday afternoon about 3:30 December ^, | ^ det ense rested Wednes- Please bring me a big rubber day afternoon at 3:50. then The until Burlington Freight Wrecked Last Week Broken Flange Tore Up Track And Caused Wreck tie red table and chairs. a lit- when rebuttal testimony will be offered. The state used six wit- Mrs. F. Ransford ac compamed by Miss Adabel Fennebaker and Max Orittith both students at Maryville college, drove to Maryville Sunday Monday evening about live o'clock, west bound freight train j\j 0 1 J7 was wrecked one mile west of Ladoga when a broken llange on one of the wheels of the engine tank caused it to leave the rails and turn crosswise on the track, says the Gravity independent. An empty box car next to the tank also left the rails and tore up 9UU feet of the track betore the train was brought to a halt None ol the train crew was injured. A wrecking crew trom creston arrived there about 10-30 and went to the scene ol the accident, proceeded to cleai and repair the track and take the freight train on into Clai- ^a-s.s-sr ™S%e M .,. «* -a, r ingly the standard proportions for making the cross now are: the upright bar and the two horizontal bars are the same width. This width is called a unit. The arms extend 3 units from the vertical standard; the upright below the lower arm is 7 units. In 1920, in order to prevent anyone not connected with a tubeculosis association from using this emblem, the National Association registered it at Washington as a trade mark. TOOK PART IN SCHOOL PLAY AT QUINCY, ILL. A copy of The Gem, published y students of the Gem City 3usiness college at Quincy, 111., or the month of November, has een handed us. It contains he story of a play, "The Purple Moon", presented by the school ramatlc club on Nov. 21. Mrs. u-nold Walter had the leading eminine part, that the Princess I'ehcia. ment by Postmaster General nuts. Farley: "During the holiday time the volume of business increases approximately 200 percent. It is a pnysical impossibility to handle this great mass of mail matter efficiently and promptly within a lew days. Therefore to assure delivery of their presents, cards and letters by Christmas Day the public should shop and mail early. Uo your Christmas shopping so that you may mail your gifts, greeting and letters at least a week or 10 days before Christmas, according to the distance. This will not only make it certain that they are received before Christmas, but will be a great aid to your postal service." Lenox merchants are prepared meet your seasonal demands in every line ol merchandise lor their Christmas stocks are complete. Their Christmas stocks have been chosen from huge lots of candy and nesses and the defense has used about ten. Tne Jury is being kept segregated while the trial Is going on. Arrested on Paint Charge pnilpot was arrested again last week, following an indictment by the grand jury, on a charge of stealing paint from. the school district. It is charged that he bought some, $225 •frbrtft.%! paint to be used in painting nine school houses in the township and that he converted a pax,t of It to his own use. Bond for his release have- been put up. Good by Santa Claus, Charlene Hughes Lenox, Iowa December 2, 1935 Dear Santa, I am 8 years old. I am in the third grade. Please bring me a doll with a pretty blue dress and brown curley hair. Bring m'e some China dishes, some nuts and lots ol candy. Bring my brothers Billy and Donald some candy and nuts. Good By, Nina Reed Lenox, Iowa December 2, 1935 wholesale displays, so take advantage of your merchants good taste and shop early. You will e too late to purchase nis sel- ct articles if you wait a week efore Christmas. Remember ne holiday season is in full wing, and Christmas presents are on display for you now. Dear Santa, i want a caterpillar tractor, and a steam engine roller tractor and a gas station and some candy and nuts for Lois, Joan and I. 1 am in the first grade. I have been a good boy and work hard. Mrs. Ralph Rutledge entertained relatives an d mends at their home Thanks- an. C. H. Young en- temmed relatives and mends Thanksgiving day. Honored guests were their daughter, Katnryn, who is attending college at Lincoln, New., and their son, W* of WUe collge. PQ \Jilii *v w«« 'were taken on to Clarinda „, automobile, Jack Wilson, ot Gravity doing the job. tnere all Elsewhere in the paper, under L head ot "Things I'm Thank- ul For" was the following: Dorothea Walter - Thanksgiv- ng vacation; to give me a chance to catch up with my husband in bookeeping. and the crew 'with it but the passen- They Blasted Hope At This Quarry Deposit Engineers Say, Is But Poor Quality of Shale What state geologists and en gmeers last week believed to be a sizeable rock deposit on th William Kobinson farm in northeast Bedford, Tuesday was lound, after tests had been run, to be but a deposit of poor quaiuy shale, says the Bedford "A?^'result, testing equipment was moved to the county line ,OCAL CATTLE SOLD FOB 5514.25 IN CHICAGO Cattle shipped from the locnl Nation last week were sold in Chicago the first of this week by Sam Wurster and Chet Boyer Wurster sold one load for $14.25 and another load for $14. 3oyer sold a load for $14. Wo reported last week that while Mr. Wurster was entering his cattle in the International Livestock Show, Mr. Boyer way not We were misinformed about this. Mr. Boyer did enter part of his shipment in the show. Cattle entered in the show will be sold the latter part of this week. ONE QUILT WON H MANY PRIZES Mrs. J. P. Kecknor of Lenox had a quilt on exhibition at the recent quilt show held a Btringtown and the one exhibl took: 1. tf'irst on quilting. 2. first on piecing. 3 sweepstakes. Beveral blue ribbons were placed on her crocheting exhibit Lenox, Iowa December 2, 1935 Dear Santa, l am in the third grade. 1 am 9 years old. L want a doll that cries and leeps and stands all alone and doll buggy. 1 want a pair of roller skates. L am good and help mother. Good bye, Bernadine Duncan Good bye, Ivan Bennett LAURENCE BRYANT TO HAVE SOLO PART Announcement was made at Indianola last week of the sel- lection of sollsts who will have part in the presentation of "The- Messlah" on December 15, and Laurence Bryant has been selected as a tenor, soloist. Presentation of the Messiah is an annual event for Simpson college and the community. Almost the entire student body, supplemented by townspeople and alumni, make up the chorus. MAN INJURED NORTH OF CLEARFIELD, TUBS. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Wackerna- gle ol near Ciearfleld and another lady started lor Creston shortly alter noon Tuesday and when near the ualvary church on No. 25 a rear tire exploded, throwing the car into the ditch. Neither ol the ladies was injured but Mr. Wackernagle received a deep gash about four inches long in. the back of his head and a severely wrenched bacK. Glass m lour doors of the car was broken and a lender was mashed. KEITH HALL VISITED HERE WEDNESDAY Keith Hall, a former Lenox boy who left here 18 years ago and who now lives at Hampton, la visited in Lenox Wednesday evening. He was graduated from high school in the same class with Roland Walter and it was quite a reunion when the boys got together. Mr. Hall had been in Missouri on business and when he found he was so close to Lenox he could not resist the temptation to stop here for a visit. J. B. BOLTINGHOUSE RAT convention held in a TRAP Bats, probably driven into town by the cold weather, picked Shack's Tavern for headr- quarters and the place was bad- also. New tirier tests will be run weather will permit. Taylor county, as where lur- soon as yet, has tailed to produce any amount ol rock or gravel with which to surface park roads, paths and the other surfacing projects. are of- nls mother. ASHMANS ENTERTAINED FOOTBALL SQUAD, COACHES Mr and Mrs. E. E. Cashman entertained the members of the football squad, Coach Warren Gaer, Assistant Coach Fritz Cronkite and Supt. Kfirmit (Curley) Parker at a banquet Wednesday night. T^ere were 30 present and all did justice to a real dinner. Mr. Cashman had promised the boys a banquet is they succeeded in beating Mfc. Ayr and when they did it he came through wjtt dinner. TO HAVE OPERATION j. B. Boltinghouse was taken to the Mercy hospital in Des Monies Sunday and this morning (Thursday) he undergoes an operation lor the removal of a brain tumor. Mr. Boltinghouse had been in poor health for a ong time but had said nothing about his condition. Following the death of Mrs. Boltinghouse about three weeks ago his condition became much worse. A surgeon from the Mayo hospital will come to Des Moines to perform the operation which is a very delicate one The person who left a in the postofllce lobby tiw . . day may have it by caJJtef ** tiw Tfew TftW* office. ly over run with them until day last week. Last WedngS- day night all the rat holes ould be found were xcept one and a wire was set in front of this and >aited with cheese. When Mr. Shackelton opened up Thursday morning he thought he had all the rats In the world in that trap. It was a turning, twisting mass of rodents and each one seemed to be trying to stay on top of the pile with his nose apd claws stuck out through the wires. tub was filled with, water Jl V14W TT**** — — T- "~ : ' ' . and the tra'p was dropped Into

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