Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on July 21, 1932 · Page 1
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OF THE GREENBACK RECALLED pawr ME SOUGHT 1 v A %.*• lg^in|iddrc..es [of Former Algona People Wanted. dnnounced In an official notice iWlshed recently, the Rivervlew metery association finds that dues L many lots are unpaid and uriless nen t Is made plans to sell all un^ed half lots'. It'ta not planned I any event to sell, half lots conning one or more graves. lln a large number of cases the ies and addresses of relatives of I0ns burled are not knowji. Al, Ogren, community handyman, s'been appointed to locate all who , foe found and endeavor to get i paid. Mr. Ogren has for some to been at w.ork',- lr, Ogren Is alsO.aervl'ng as ceme- superlntendent," with V. L. tbblns continuing as sexton. The aietery board of trustees consists .j, L Bonar, C. E, Chubb,, and M. [Norton. R. A. 'Palmer, Is.presi- |nt; M. P. Weaver,- clerk. Beautlflcfttlon Planned. llhough the cemetery is already jautlful, the , officials . desire to u :e it more so. , Unbared for lots mper efforts at 'beautiflcatlon. The must be paid for^and the as- lation is without funds for it jcept as contributed by lot owners, practice now, when possible sell perpetual care,with the sat $50 for a lot and $50 for care. '.. lots are thus provided for, but fmany other cases the dues plan liUll in effect. , is believed > that', the quickest ; to obtain Information concern- 5 living relatives will W to publish names, with the request that ne knowing the name and ad- of any lot-owner -communl- i with Mr. Ogren personally or \ card,"letter, or" telephone. Information ..Wanted. i regards the following list, Mr, • 'concerns but' since SUPERVISORS SLASH FUNDS RIGHT 1932 Cut $66,000 Toy Pistol Lets Kidnaped Dodger Escape Near AIgona But Poor Levy Rises to 3 Mills.—Nothing for Fair. The annual county budget .estimate, published this week,, shows a heavy decrease from last year .in'the amount estimated necessary 1 'to' be raised by taxation. The estimate for 1933 is $336,650, whereas the' estimate last year for 1932 was $402,900. The estimate for taxes collected >in 1931 was $428,100. This 'makes • a total decrease in the estimate of two years ago of more than $91,000. There are only a few Increases in the estimate this year as compared with a year ago, The county, road bond is up a half a mill, necessitated by a large amount of bonds' coming due this year. To offset--this. Is a three-tenths of a mill decrease in the bridge bond levy, which drops, In- dollars, from $12,500 to $8,4,00,,. The board has reduced the'.mandatory road levy from 2 % mills to a single mill since 1931. This would not have been possible except lor a. provision in the law making it legal for a county to lower the levy to equal the. combined township and cojunty levy for the year 1927. County and township road levies : that year in Kossuth were exceptionally low, and this fact permitted the cut this year, though in most' counties the mandatory 2% mills must be re- n*has lit half the names, "leads" may fall, information |none-the-less wanted; Norton. S. J.' Ramsey, A, itt, E, Dawsbn, ! Mrs. Sweig, Bustln, A. D. Barker, J. A. Jen- igs, —Wicks, —Setchell, —Gould, HcComb, —Groom, B. Clark. R. , -M; Smith, James Rohn, Wm. •ey, John Heckert, Almlra Pol- 4, W, H. McKay, H. M. Wells. M. McAllister,' C. C. Wash- Cariton B. Klnney, S. G. A. <J, S, Martin, A.'D. 'Llnsey, Wm. U K. Garfleld..^ J, Kellogg, ggett, Seth Peck, C. Davison, jVogel, J. Fmnegan, 'John Salls—Phelps, L. Erving, J. G. is, Mary Nash. J. D., Poster, W. j Stevens, A, Pine. C. Wllkins, Stout and J. Marshall, John Splcer, Mrs. nna Rundgren, A. T, ft. Cook, A. I Baker, S, Pentecost. -Oud Klein, |B.Shtpler, John A, Smith —Dlte- •rth: Junlettie Mansmtthf N, R. >n, A. D. McGregor, St. Clare, \ J. \Vtlde. L. P. Ward, Mary, An>n, M. P. Randall. M. A. Frahlf- ; Mrs. J, j. Wilson, Nelson, Quick Estate, G, W. ma, Vf. w. Adam*, Mrs. Meda »«, Chas. A, Little, Clifford "Began, D. J. .Poster, Mr*. Mary . Thos, Little, C. W. Blake, Aug"' Miller, J. M. ^Walker, E. T. on, Edith Wright, .Maria in. Henry B .Foster, W. W, y, . -, [C. I. Lund Rolatlrei Sought, , W Hendrlx, W, fc. Mbrr<8.^Mr8. Erlckson, M, C, *6mlth, Mrs. The levy for next year shows '£ ductlon of eight-tenths from -1 and 'seven-tenths, from -1931. Louis Patterson, kidnaped at Port Dodge Saturday night, broke away from his captor at a point west of Algona Monday, when he found a toy gun in the car while a flat tiro was being- fixed. Patterson was riding with Frank Worrell Jr. and Frank Fox Saturday night when an armed man jumped on the runni.ng board of Patterson's car, and 'after forcing Patterson to drive to a park, made Worrell and Fox get out, and then drove away with Patterson. Worrell and Fox told iFort Bodge police Saturday night, and a search was started. •Patterson later told the police that the bandit made him drive to Algona, robbing him of $90 on the way. Here they turned east and drove to Mason City, thence to Waterloo and Dubuque, and then north along the river. They then .turned around * and came back via Mason City, but just west of Algona a tire went flat. Patterson's further story, as taken from Tuesday's Fort T)odge Messenger, says: . "The fellow got out of the car and sat down on the ground while I fixed the flat. He had his gun out and laid it on the ground. "When I got the tire changed, he got back Jnto the car and started the engine. He left the gun on the ground.- I got into the car, too, and then he saw he had forgotten his gun and got back out to get it. "When .he got out- of the car to get -his gun, I looked around, and saw a toy gun In the car. I picked j It up and ordered him to hold up his j hands. He did and stood there kind of laughing, at me. 'I told him ito •.. give me back,' my vm'pney, '.but- he' just laug-hed. The engine-was running, so I slipped over under the Gov. Roosevelt Sends Picture to Algonian C. B. Murtagh, democratic county chairman, was gratified Monday to receive a personally autographed picture of Franklin D. Roosevelt, democratic nominee .for president. The picture was sent in answer to a recent letter of congratulations from Mr. Mur-, tagh. Mr. Murtagh has had the picture framed and hung" on a wall in his office. . Mr. Murtagh saw and heard the Governor at the • democratic national convention at San Francisco ,12 years ago.' That was a year before Mr. Roosevelt suffered the attack of infantile par-. alysls from which he is still in process of recovery. Mr. Murtagh describes the Governor as perfect physically except for the paralysis, which afflicts him in the legs. -For .a long time he had to get about on crutches, but now he uses only a' cane. People who have seen him in the movies have noticed a slight hesitation in.his walk. makes a mill and a half •reductlbii. in the two-year period. ;. In addition, the board has cut .the general .levy reduces -the a, -half levy- .to mill,,'. which •the'V- lowest amount In recent years. The general fund next year will total $55,000, according to' the estimate, Instead of $59,463,, which is being .collected this year'on last year's estimate. The poor fund had to be boosted two-tenths of a mill to make a full three-mill levy, the .limit which can be levied under the law. The soldiers' relief levy was also boosted two-tenths of a mill. The levy for the county fair was reduced one- tenth of a mill. No aid Is being given to the fair this year.' There was a levy of two-tenths of a mill this year; the money will be left In the general fund, from which It has •been advanced to the fair in recent years. ' , . ' 'In dollars per thousand of assessed valuation.the levies for the three years are: • 1931 „-'._. -- —— $8.9159 1932 —I- - — -- 5.3558 1933 „ 7.0770 The total amount for 1933 Is an estimate, and it may vary somewhat; depending on personal property: valuations returned this year, which are yet to be taken Into consideration. rWheel, and stepped on the gas, and drove away. I went back to Algona, and told the sheriff.. We looked, for thls. : fellow, biit ; couldn't find: him. The sherlf(..wanted, to, .pan:;some of Ehe towns" along: the road, but 'I told him to let it go. There had been too nriuch trouble already." ' 'The man was about 35 year* old, Patterson said, 'and was dressed in a ilue suit. He gave his name as Walter : <Dowd. The pair lived crackers. Gas was purchased out-of-the-way filling stations. Pisher. j. A; Mfltarq. J* Lund, ». Sessions, P, It. §.=Bjrun8on and BruMon, J, w, Hag«rMrs. . M« B. Hwderson, L, J,, |-o,ster. ., <*- A. McNee, -—f landers'. John p al St. Jgttn,' ~ r. F, X. ~ J- A. B. P. Bereber.M.. War- -Olerenshaw, 8, M. >te J, R. wjillams^ Ann WJlklns, '• goxle. j. Jlotarjn ana D. DROWNED BOY WAS KNOWN £ COUNTY Irvlngton, July 19—Harold .Monson, .14, who was drowned last week Tuesday afternoon at the Devlne Ford In the Des Molnes river near -Llvermore, Is well known here, hav- }ng lived two years ago with his parents, 'Mr. and Mrs, Henry Monson, jn the tenant house on the J. C Mawdsley farm where Mr. Mpnson was employed. Mrs. Douglas Rlley, of Irvlngton. report that the accident took place in a pasture of the farm occupied toy her parents, Mr. anc} Mrs. Wm. Bordwell, and that the body was recovered by her brother Louis. Only two of the Monson children, Harold and hte elder sister Thelma, were. In the river, the others were watching from the bank. Harold was taken with crampsiJHe came to the surface once, and turned away the futile efforts of his sister to rescue him by telling her towait for he would come up again, wnen he failed to appear the children, ran •to the Bordwell home and brpusht Louis, 19, who waded in and after a time found the body 100 feet from, the place where had to dive from , the recoyer «; he also *H the still warm when brought a physician, who ar- Jm«nedlately, said there the hoy failed. FuneraJ ser- we held last Thursday w>rn- the Sacred Heart iwn**- «w3(Ss2S?w J^S^. -r__ . IQlAAnn IJIL-.iH.—^ -rfc ,„ ^-,. * Tr r i K *i** ni «' i - ^.^i^^^a .«§W EXPERIENCES ON TRANSPORT SUNK BY GERMANS TOLD Lewis RIst spoke before the Rotary club Monday noon on his experiences when a transport on which he was ;a,;passenger' In. the ;,World • war.vwfts ',gunk; ijv •. the.i':iitraits^b''eS tween Ireland and .Scotland in Feb-- ruary, : 1918.- The' transport, was part of a convoy which'-'took the earliest American troops to Europe, and the men'were mostly engineers or other technicians. A torpedo from a German NEWS WRITERS DISAGREE ON FIGHT_RESULT Phillips Vs. Goeders Bout Differently Interpreted. Clarence ("Jack") Phillips, who now hails 'from .'Spencer, boxed "Jolting Joe" Goeders at Emmets- j burg last week Wednesday night, and the 'Spencer News-Herald and the Emmetsburg Reporter differ diametrically on the outcome. The News-Herald says: '^Smashing his way to victory In a great last round attack that had his opponent groggy at the finish, Clarence 'Jack' Phillips of Spencer annexed the light heavyweight championship of Northwest .Iowa Wednesday night at, Emmetsburg when he • defeated 'Jolting Joe' Goeders in an eight-round encounter before a packed house In St. •Mary's gymnasium." | ' On the contrary the Emmetsburg Reporter opens its account of thei battle as follows: "••••.:• . j "Jolting. Joe Goeders won. his 8- round bout from Clarence'.Phillips, ,of Spencer, on the fight card here at St. Mary's gymnasium Wednesday evening.' Goeders won four rounds. Phillips took two, and two were draws." How the Reporters Differed. The 'News-Herald gave . Phillips the first round, but -the .Reporter called it a draw. The Reporter also cabled-the second round, a -draw, but : the-News-Herald gave -it to Goeders by a shade. The: News-Herald gave the third .and fourth to Phillips, but the Reporter gave both 'to Goeders, at i marine struck {he ship In the START WORK FOR INSTALLATION OF NEW CITY ENGINE Excavation for the new engine at the light plant begins today. It is to be located In the space formerly occupied'by the big switch board. A new room on the southwest corner of the main plant building was built last spring to house the switches and other apparatus, and these have' now been moved to the new location, A new panel has been artled for the new engine, The work of moving the switches involved considerable change In circuits, all'of which was done without Interruption of service, patrons having been unaware that the change was going on. " j A new tunnel west under Hall street was dug to carry cables and wires across the street to distribute uting poles. All wiring to these poles. Is condulted, there can be no danger to passersby from fallen wires, Across Hall street west from the plant a new distributing unit has been erected, and all wiring .has been changed and new units installed. To an electrician the Job on this unit is a.n example of firs.t-.class' workmanship. ' 4' The new engine has been here for some time, under temporary oover at-the Milwaukee siding at the foot of Hall street. As soon as the excavation for }t has been completed and a reinforced concrete base in^ stalled, a factory expert will come to set up the engine and put it in operation. The excavation is being hampered oij tMe north side of the pit "by blocks of concrete that formed the base of an engine in the old days, When steam, and later other engines, stood OH it. When the pit for the foundation of a 600-h. p. engine was dug some years ago the eacayatiQn had to be sunk thrpugh the v ojd foundation. The new engine .'cannot be pus into operation much before tall. The work <>n 'the foundation will consume .gome time, and setting up'and adjusting the engine wW require a month's steady DAVIDSON IS fiNOMINATEO FOR OISTRICUOURT JU06E Judge tourg, was IrM r eP\i ai BmWetaburg Thursday/by ctoinatipn, and he accep^ to a _c_3T *<.nr r w JR.* White. Aleona. %vas SCl'tft 'Attorney of sub- coal lockers shortly after dark, at 6 o'clock during the mess hour, and the explosion shook the ship. The sound was' like a .loud thud. Mr. Rist was in the 'second group In the mess hall when the torpedo struck. AH ;the men went ,on deck Immediately, and ahey had to make their way in darkness, for the lights had been put out by'the explosion. There was much confusion, and efforts to lower lifeboats were disastrous in many cases, because of the inexperience 'of the men, who had never lowered boats before. Some boats were let down on others below, and still others' were let so fast that they were upset. In other •instances, 'the men, not knowing how else to get the boats loose, cut the -ropes used to lower them to the water, Some of the men jumped overboard into the icold winter water and were almost overcome'' before they, were picked up. Three lifeboats 'were washed onto the rocky .Irish coast and smashed, most, of the men .being drowned. The men left on the ship w ere picked up later by destroyers, and a lifeboat in which Mr, RIst was a passenger was picked up by a minesweeper TA hours after It was launched. The men In this boat were taken to Ireland,' ,The Kotarlans.have voted to meet every week at the- Country club' clubhouse till October -1. The Kl- wanJane recently v°ted similarly- • • ">jr, "iy&t.who teaches i at' Eau Claire, .Wis!- but, with his wife and young son, is summering here with •his parents. Dr. and Mrs, A, L. Rist, was later transferred to England and thence |o ifrance. He enlisted In the engineers, t^nd served IS months. He gave the same talk before the Klwanls club last Thursday. Both clubs hear<! him with deep interest, and there were many laughs as incidents which aroused humor were related, BIB CROWDS COM* TH SALFS HERE Algona merchants who- announced speclaj sales last week were highly gratified with the results.' -which, proved that 'real bargain* Will draw " the ltrade;"*vejj in Buoh/ times present. ^ The f qster furnjture ' • The store was find. sales String attraction,. •thronged from iye'r* rapJd W Tbi? weeK Wi 1 '* ?«?ter has reprlced bj(s remaining, stec^, nlRJgwer f Both .papers gave :the' fifth 'to GoeiJ- eri.^ .?•' H; ^:/'•.•..•• :,;-;- ; ->. : ^S'l ; ';;V^-,-v'.:'- •'...••- the Sixth, the News-Herald' calling it even and the Reporter conceding it to Phillips. Both gave the seventh to'Goeders, and they, agreed again in giving the last 'round to (Phillips. The Reporter 'said ; of the final round:' "' ''--. ' • - : , •' •• •.• • '•••' "The final round opened with both boys rushing at each other. THere was much heavy in-fighting. They fought In - the center of the ring, each landing jarring blows on 'the other"and 'missing'*frequently.".Phillips seemed to have the advantage and was plainly, the aggressor. Just before the round ended he landed a left to the jaw that visibly shook Goeders; who seemed for a moment to totter slightly. Phillips continued his onslaught' find clearly took the final round." - , ' , • -."••, Phillips Wins last Round. . The'-••News-Herald's summary of the last-roAin'd/follows: : ' . ''Both; missed haymakers as they rushed out,-of'their corners. Joe'hlt Phillips Editorial on Banking Laws Hits the Mark By Frank Warner. As a subscriber to your paper, I have read your editorial entitled, "Bank Statements and We the Dear Public." No editorial could be more pat on the prevailing situation. Jt is true that the law requiring periodic publication of bank statements, to which your editorial refers, while having for its Intention the protection of depositors, works out to nothing more than "fair weather" protection It works beautifully when times are normal and prosperous, but in times of economic distress it can -be a disturber of the personal peace of mind of the individual depositor, if he permits it, and a destroyer of general morale and general confidence in the banking structure o£ a community. As your editorial states, a bank is given permission both by state and federal laws, subject to certain restrictions, to borrow to take care of the loan needs of its community. Because a bank may borrow money Is no more vindi- cative of an unstable position' than for a business man, farmer, or Individual to borrow. Unlike the latter a bank caii; ; phly borrow in limits and for deflnlte'.':reasons as fixed by. law. A ^depositor would only be fair to himself and ;tp his community If he would .look at a bank's.;"borrowed mon: ey" item as ;an^eyldence that that bank is makln^'every "effort to care for its customers and the community's banking needs. •I wish'that every, bank deppsi-. tor in';the; state Thigh t • •ha.ve ' the i ' opportunity to • read ; your editorial,'which so clearly-'presents and so accurately analyzes-what 'iin-' fortunately at, least part of the general- ;p^ubllo;has v . perhaps at •^fim^^AJWnW^y^'aiio'wiBd.-'.'-i* 'civet r lt^ unnecessary and-needless 'apprehension/- •••"•' "'•' • ' [Mr-''Warner.;Is a'Well known •former Algonian, having been 1 reared in the family of the late Geo. -E. Clarke, leading Algona lajyyer 40 years ago.' Mrs. Warner, "who was Irene'Wilson, Is also a former Algonian, her -parents being Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wilson. Mr. Warner has for some _ years been secretary of the Iowa "Bankers association.—Editor.] ANOTHER BIG CREW ON THE JOB Follow-Up Gang Puts in New Ties* Levels the Roadbed. Three hundred and fifty men are employed by the C. M. St. P & .p. railroad In a second crew which is Improving the road between Spencer,and Ventura this summer. New rails were laid by the first crew, and the present crew at the rate of two miles a day, Is laying new ties where needed, replacing old ballast CURRENCY OF OUR FATHERS UP FOR SALE Harvey Ingham Buys Part of Old K. C. Bank Reserve. Algonians and others who made the rounds of local display, wtndtanrm. at the time of the Diamond Jubilee- wlll recall the striking exhibit. of $500 In oldtime greenback currency in. the window of the Koaeuth County State baftk. This $500 had been part of down firmly and leveling it off, and in general putting the track .into the best possible condition. After the crew has finished the work between Spencer and Ventura bank's cash reserve ever since 1MB!, When the bank was founded. When. the bank failed last fall the pocKagot was left with the Iowa State b*nk. for safekeeping. It Is now proposed to send it to the U. 8. Treacr- ury for redemption In present-day , currehcy. the | These are all $5 bills, part ot th» it will.go thence to issue of flat currency to whk* government had to resort during Civil war and after. They wwulA *• a familiar .sight to everjr pioneer oC the CD's and 70's still living. For to Wlnona and work! some 15 years beginning In • «,„ i, Marquette, Wis, Some thev were'about the only money in. work on.,that stretch was done be-1 circulation; • tween Ventura and Winona and' Marquette and Chicago last year and i he work will be continued west SCHOOL BOARD PLANS TO CUT FUNDS scored one-two-thi'ee to face, all hard blows, before Joe got .his.balance. /Philips followed .up ±L«i a^* a ^,, to *: SpViU^. tw° 0 Next Monday evening at 8 o'clock at the administration office in the new school building, the board of directors of the Algona Independent school district will meet to h.ear,ob- jectlons, ilf any, to its budget esti- ago, The neck that again bowled him over, With the help of Phillips' foot. "They, stood' swinging toe to toe as Joe got up, with Jack having a decided advantage and Joe's blows inaccurate. Phillips smashed Goeders on'the chin. He followed to the stomach, slowing up the Emmets- burger, Joe put In a punch to Phillips' face, Goederg Goes Groggy. - "Phillips was carrying the right hard fo Goeders now, and rushed him around, the ring and into the ropea.repeatedly. „- Each time he sent In toping blows as he tried for a- knockout. Goeders was admittedly groggy from the hard going. Goeders tried a rally and ran smack Into a left on the chin that made things worse. "Joe .was now .pretty well all in. Phillips hit him one-two to the face hard. He scored to the mid-section. Joe sent over a weak left to the face S9 the bell clanged. Phillips' round and flght." over the estimate last year of nearly 10 per cent. According to the estimate the gen- i eraJ fund will need $60,000 raised by taxation. Last year's estimate, on Which taxes were collected this year, was $70,000. Thus the estimate this year Is $10.000 lower. The schoolhouse levy has been and remains $4,000. Transportation had been dropped from $1500 to $1,000 No change is possible In the levy to retire the bonds Issued for the new schoolhouse, for which $13,720 will be needed, This figure will change slightly fronj year*"to' year to' meet interest , requirements. The estimated tax per $1,000 of assessed valuation this year will be $23.84. .last year's estimate . was $26.65. In tax mills per dollar of taxable valuation, the figure this year Is 95.38, whereas' last year It was 106,65. The city's budget estimate also shows a big decrease. The council will meet next Thursday night 'at STATE BRAND CREAMERIES ^ HONORS JHESCHOOl BAND P. Wane R. Collins, high school music instructor, has received a new drum major's, baton aa gift to high school .band, from, Jpur^ ' •Brand Creameries, Inc. Tjje bstnd, of soniie 40 pieces was, jsken, t? a, bmn.cl preamerles picnic at City June ?0 and |urnlshe^ an,d a music. It njade a decided cc^mnasjlp^ the Algon% community congratulated pjn th§ fine the city hall to hear objections, If any. The city estimate this year asks $27,500, The last two year's .estimates were: 1931 —.T •" 138,000 19J2, —„ 1, ,_,„, -»*3,'185 In esWma^eS tax per dollar of assessed valuation the figures for the three years are; ' " >, ' i93i ;— T 1982 „„-„„,..,„„.;,..:-,.:.-- ' J.0.35 reductions, haye been possible by reducing levies all along e a»d by' ec^omy Jn ajl city • '....Board to Ch#ro)tee, The bparii of supervisors went Cherokee yesterday tfi Jnspeet th» jtate rom Spencer' next-year. The 'heed f : faster trains for both freight and •assenger business is the reason for he improvements. ' Wve In 45, Cars. OreenbecbB Depreciated. During 'the war these greenbauttai drove out gold and depreciated Sn. value as much as half ,or'tndre.';The»" fluctuated according to the prospects that the north would wta «r lose in the great struggle. The r*- t suits of battles would send them -ui^ Forty-five cars as living quarters ,or down, according to whether >r .the workmen, with many other | nortn won or lost. At the same tbn» cars for transporting men and ma- confederate currency was Ouetnat- i e iSt» ? a .! ; P eoeasa "' more than -^ ~ n d towards the end ot the war t ^°..° ftet of. temporary spur railroad i u depreciated in the same way thxt .tinteryajs 'of ;15-miles,,; The side-1 German marks did a few year* •«*» racks at:stations are inadequate to! After the war the greenback* care i foy : .siich',trains and at the same line; itaJteV'care^of • Tegulaiv service. There. Is;'how a spur'between Algona and Sextpn,; and another, is being aid between Wesley and,:Hutchins for, use, next/week., • ••: ; :J-}: f -'-. •.•''•."; i';. slowly rose In value, till finally returned to par. There Is still than $300,000,000 of thte'fiat? rency in circulation, thong course the* oldtime greenbacks - three;rgangsA The first -ohe-reraoves old 'ties and ballast around them and toyj:new v ties;..the second 'lays new'gravel 1 ballast",-levels it off, and sets up.the ties; and a third dresses up. the 1 'track...and smooths it off. When the work is completed ''the ;rackbed is expected to be one of the best-in the state. ^ . ' ,' ' Six Trains Kept Busy. " Six trains are employed In' the work. 'Pour are used to haul gravel from Milford; one to unload gravel, and the third to haul and distribute ties, /©etweeri 65 and 75 cars of gravel are used a day, each .car carrying 50 cubic, yards. ;,>•• Monday was payday, and .'the checks totaled $5,000. Some trouble nearly-air been worn changed|for*/lrtVsr« !T- jl body distinguishes was experienced In cashing them, for the local, bank refuaed to "honor them unless they were deposited by local merchants,- Many were 5q or lOc bonus checks, -and others ranged from |75 to $100. The' Milwaukee offers the old ties backs and other form* of 9 money. ' * ' 1 Greenback Party BUrtoi. I As -always when fiat money i ''out gold, prices in "currency 1 rrpldly in war time and the. paper money values continued tor many year* after the war. In>-HW there was a great panto, *nd tor *. few years afterwards the ***•*• *•**• comparable to the pre«*nt duprea • sion Then, as now, the bf were blamed on t|» •cmreHy mqney, and a party caHed the back party grew u'pTthe prthcJpml, ,)lank of which demanded, the of more fiat money. Genera] \ er, of Iowa, was nominated for ; ident by the greenback party*,, an*. he'received" a largevoter Hwnif'fc Mr*, did not win. , The agitation over «non*y-omth»- ,ued for several years m»A tfce M»- tory of that period is exce*d*nt*r tn;*iiiV^ ™" * n Interesting to students of the to the public- free. On an average ' M™,. - mt th« artvo^a every : tenth tie has been removed and laid at one side of the. track, and anyone, may have them fop the taking. The former practice pf burning the old ties Is considered a waste there are so many poor people Who can use them for fuel. ' THREE. HALEDlFORE J. P, AFJB ACCIDENT Edward Lichter, Wade Coon, and Bernard MoBrlde tipped over in Mrs. McBride's oar near Plum Creek Sunday evening. Lichter suffered severe cuts on the head, and McBride a badly cut hand, besides t a cut on tfe forehead. Lichter a,nd Coop were taken before -• Justice W'nkel Monday, and Llehter was fjneq $10 a^d costs, of $2.95 on' a plea."ot'dr»fiilSe'n- ness, -44,' i«. Coon was found not gu}lty w'in- toxlcation, the evidence showing that he had had -but one drink. County Attoney G. P. Shumway mo- toned to dismiss the case against him, with costs of $3,95 paid by Coon. The case, against McBride had not been settled up to yesterday noon, but it was thought that a fprmer charge aganst him, dated February 25, 1930, of operating a motor, vehicle while he was Intoxicated, • en which, he was fin,ed $400, with a year in the state reformatory, might b« Ije was let out on .parple then, but this _ is his third offense, as he was a^so'|%d $390, with 'jftft January- ^X, jtj29. - BURTUIION POST PUNS TO CELEBRATE TOMORROW rj, JuJyt ijH^bi* ipcaj lifiQsi m ,, PpjBt U| preparing to c^lebj^iej^ujt's,^! {he 4«y - question: " but the advocates sound money triumphed, and In few vears the Greenback party <v natural death. Not till "UW yje, demand for unsound money newed. This was when Bryan defeated on the free silver Issue IB t spectacular campaign In whjeh i ocratic oampaten orators ' " back to the alleged "crlro* pl j "7* r1! *» , t .. to-wlt, the demonetisation p? B}lv«r" s *$ in favor of the gold standard. R, H, Mllcr, presdent ot State b»nk, believing that Ingham might want »pme. oTj crreenbacks from his fathertf wrote him a few d^ys ago, a|*|.3iri InBham replied an follows: f ' "I sTtn Pncloeng, a check f)»r for \vhlch I wtah you wouM *end pw six of the treasury, notes, . , ^ ' "I have the old pocVetbopk , H| wbjoh my father carried the Its of the Koasuth County . bank Jn the years before It mallv orpranlzed.- *& had or«dit arrangement In which he could fumWi with small drafts, He WM veyor in 4hp n^oln and the way'1fi|jr knew the bank wan open Randlellpht in hia jsav¥i[i in the old courthouse, B-e all day an^ ran the bank "The y wr 18«» W««BW a, away, and yet I wajr «, to old when the bank Irajf and thfl o "I [8t«he barber

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