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Des Moines, Iowa
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Wednesday, July 20, 1949
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: -t Approve Bill For Transfer HXPm JULY 2n, 1949. DES MOINE! ItEOJgTEg Truck Trapped on Tottering Bridge Is Finally Removed With, Caution Of Ft. D. M. . By Marr McGarfln. (Of Ttu Ri(iir'i Wtihiniim Biiru ) WASHINGTON. D. C.-Trana-fer of Fort Cm Moine to the (tat of Iowa ha heen unanl-mouily approved by the houee committee on public work. Action on the bill, introduced by Representative Paul Cunningham of Dea Molnea, came Tue-day afternoon following a hearing at which Cunningham preaented L ; jaafr-ag?. , - ' t--M70'-jrz kJL 11 U , I ..i fn.-" ' " I l . u,'.... 1. . ...... .. Tuesday afternoon, after a cautious inspection by 0. K. Frink, Polk county engineer, the truck was dislodged from steel upright which kept it from plunging 20 feet Into the Dcs Moines river. A wrecker was backed onto an undamaged span and a cable was attached to the truck. While spectators held their breath, the truck slowly inched along the swaying section of bridge to solid ground. Frink said the 150-foot span was a "total loss." The problem L. A. Comer and Tolk county officials faced Tuesday morning was how to get Comer's 2,a-ton truck off the twisted structure of the Hanley bridge, 3 miles northwest of Polk City. Comer, Granger trucker, said the bridge suddenly sagged as he drove his empty truck onto it Monday night. QUESTION JOY AGAIN TODAY A Constable Quits in Row With Reppert SCHOOL VOTED FOR WEST Oil Residents of West Pes Moines Christian church basement for classes. In addition the sixth grade waa moved into a room in tha Valley High building There had been aome oppo-altlon to the proposed bond lame because of a new tax levy, Amoa Lee. aunerlntendent of i, K. Skyle, thought he lost the money on a bus Saturday. It wa In a box. The Tribune Tuesday reported that Emerett Hansen, of P04 Forty-fifth St., an attorney, had found the box wedged behind a seat of hla auto, v Stanton's father notlred the story and Identified the box oer the telephone. The boy apparently had forgotten the box while visiting the Hansen home with friends. Asleep when hi father phoned, Stanton will learn aoout hi absent-mindedness this morning. Tuesday approved 1135.000 bond issue to construct a new eie mentary school building there The vote w. 477 for and 106, , t ,eMt m ttmg prnt against th proposal. Approval ,ftclUtlMi h, imply tnnot Police Tuesday night reported they hav mada no further progres in th cu of, the 17 year-old North High school girl found unconscious on Fleur driv north of th water work early Sunday. The girl Joy Mtttleatadt, of 1422 Harrison av. it believed to hv leaped from an automobile in which she had accepted a rtd home from a danc at Rlvervtew park. Joy, who 1 at Iowa Methodist hospital luffertng from head In June and ahock, will b questioned again today In an attempt to gain further clues, Detectlva Chief Paul Castellln sail ,rhooli a(d mnttieM niu, showed that present two-year- i oias win hock 10 mnuergirirn in accommodate them. Proposed Site. The proposed lit of th new building la a tract of land at Fourteenth and Vine atreet In the suburban city, purchased laat year. The building will be able to accommodate 240 pupil, by u mfy WndergtrtMl plan. It Is hoped construction can begin this fall with the building ready for oceupsncy In Severn- her, 1950. Allowed hy 60 per cent of th voter wa needed. Together with $80,000 authorized in in April, 1946, election, the new bond Issue will bring the total cost of the new building to $190,000. Relieve Congestion. Th building I to help relieve congestion In th lower grde Because of the elementary overflow last semester. It was necessary to use both the former tele phone compsny building and the candidate for Justice of peace in the 1950 election. He said he wa a constable for two terms in Quincy, III., prior to moving to Iowa in 1935. He operate the Starr Bedding Co. at hia home. Sheriff Reppert wa nut of the city Tuesday and could not be reached for comment. His chief deputy, Jsrk Rawles, said the sheriff will "explsln the whole dlssgreement" when he returns. Driving Charges To Grand Jury Wayne Orthum Christian. 25, of 1920 Center at, was bound over to the grand Jury Tuesday on charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless driving. Municipal Judge Harry B. Grund relessed Christian on $500 bond. Chrlstisn was arrested by Pa trolman Arthur Ferguson at Sixth and University avenue after the patrolman saw another motorist, Earl Connett, nf 2912 E. Thirty-seventh St., trying to stop the Christian car. Connett accused Chnsiisn of going through stop signs snd red lights at E. Thirty-third street snd Easton boulevsrd and on E. Twenty-ninth street. 2 Women Hurt In Car Collision Two persons, including a woman driver, were Injured in the collision between two automobiles at E. Forty-second street and Doug-laa avenue Tuesday evening. The driver Mr. Sharron Pa- dllla, 21, of 4424 E. Douglas and her sister, Nellie Riley, of the sama address, were both taken to Broad-lawns General hospital. Police said Mrs. Psdilla's rsr overturned after colliding with an automobile driven by Freeman J, Skaggs, 45, of Collins. Boy Recovers $25 He Lost On Saturday A IV Moines Register and Tribune earner salesman, Stanton Skylea, 13, of 1061 Forty-sixth at., will discover when he awakea thla morning, that the two-week'a collection of $25 he loat Saturday haa been recovered. Stanton, son of Mr. and Mrs. No Horses r is: Wiff 4 .mmm A Baylor township constable quit hia job Tuesday a a result of what he called a disagreement with Sheriff Howard C. Reppert over law enforcement in county taverns. Owen F. Starr, 52, of 630 E. Monk St., aaid he quit hla Job "because I wasn't allowed to enforce th law the way I wanted to." Mail fiun Permit. Ha said he mailed hi gun permit to the sheriff, a letter to the county attorney'a office and his certificate of election to the county auditor. j "I wa elected to enforce the tavern law and that's what I ws doing," Starr said. Ha added the sheriff told him to "stay out of the taverns." "He told me I waa taking hla place a a law enforcement of ficer," Starr said. Starr wa elected a constable In Baylor township, north of the city, last November. H ald there are a large number of tav ern In the area and that be "make th round of them on Saturday nights." Check on Fight. He said he check on fight and "had the fighting pretty well under control." Starr said that last week two of Reppert' deputte stopped him near a tavern and asked him If he waa drinking. He said he told them he wasn't drinking and wa Just trying to enforce the law. , Starr sld he intends to be a the argument for it. , He alrl report favoring the ' 'tranafer nf the 840 acrea and all the building had been received from the department nf tha army and the federal bureau of tha budget. Tha proposed tranaffr waa quca-tioned by a representative of the war aaaet administration, but after Cunningham explained detail of tha proposal, that agency Withdrew it objections. i The land on which the fort i located wa originally deeded to the federal government by the tate in 1001. Cunningham told the committee the atate government ha plana to make use of the property, but did not ay what they were. Six of the fort building will be reserved under term of tha bill for use by the army reserve and two for use by tha air force reserve. They will go to the atate if they re not used by those two group. The bill i scheduled to come before tha house of representative for final approval Aug. 1. . Tha fort, formerly a cavalry training post, wa ' WAC training atatlon during World W r II. With the end of the war, Des Moine acquired a temporary lease from tha government for use of the post a a veterana housing center. Th 1940 Iowa legislature pasaed a resolution asking the federal government for tha return of the property. It ha been proposed for use as a mental acreenlng center. The atate has aaaured tha government that th veteran housing project now at the fort will be continued. 4 Are Nominated For Park Board The arhool board Tuesday nominated four persons to fill varan- j eiea which will occur on the park , board Sept 1. Evan, 3S Twenty-ninth St.: Mra. Myma M. Johnston, 34S0 8. W. Twenty-first St.; Fred Lehrrann, Jr., 3220 John Lynde road, and Mr. Walter Yrn, 2725 Forty-eventh t. Evan, Lehmann and Mm.'Yarn are the membere whoe term expire. Nomination aljo ae to be made by the plan and zoning com mission and the library board of trustee. Myor Heck Ross will make the final selections of new board member. J. Perry Law Sued for Divorce The wife of J. Perry Law, 43, superintendent of the beer and cigarette tax division of the state tax commission, asked divorce in district court Tuesday on grounds of cruelty. Mrs. Ruth Parker Law, 41. cited no specific ground of cruelty. "They were married lest Feb. 25 when both were employed at the Polk county courthouse. Mra Law la a clerk in the county state institutions office. Law waa at that time a deputy Polk county auditor. It was the econd marriage for both. Law's addresa waa given as 942 Fremont at. DR. WTATT Th mot talked afcout man in America. Thouiand of testimonie from those who hav been delivered attest to the upernatural ministry of Uiii former Iowa farm boy. Th lrk and afflicted will bo ministered to In every ervtce. ' 0m '.V hone would have a difficult time getting a drink, even If he wanted one, from thla tank In front of hardware store at 5724 Hickman road. F. R. Peterson had Intended to take the tank to hi farm for the horses, but these ynungtten prevailed upon him to fill It with water Tuesday, It proved an adequate swimming pool for (left to right) Snsan Curran, 6, of 2321 Merle Hay road; Carl Lamhertl, 8, of 2309 Merle Hay road; Pat Murphy, 11, of 5701 Sixty-first at.; Steven Curran, 7, of 2321 Merle Hay road, and Steve Barmlsh, 9, of 2704 Sixty-first stM who la preparing to make a high dive. pi wmwm Li " '' ' i - Sorry, no phme a J l I'Vzf-" or mad orders )tf , If y jW" Thrifty Days Are Here Agalnt jWiTOjfra ANOTHER NEW UTICA,5m.E BASEMENT STARTING TONIGHT STATE WIDE INDOOR YOUR BEST TRAVEL BUY! MEETiiJ OLYMPAVi MM ' DR. THOS. WYATT Coming direct from Portland, Oregon, where they have experienced one of the greatest visitations of God that AMI this or any other generation has ever known. DDEE EVENT DONTMISS THE FIRST SERMON ' 'IS DES MOINES IN THE GRIP OF DESPOTS?" HEAR Preaching that challenges unbelief that unfolda the word of God and makes it easy for even the weakest to be-Ueva for "ALL THINGS." Mm m Mi i in Streamliner from Des Moines makes direct ton. wton ot Minneapolis for the Pacific Northwest 10W COACH MRfS-considerablylcMtiian 2i a mile on round trips. Air conditioned, 48-seat Luxurest coaches with individual reclining chairs and spacious lounging rooms. 7HRMY TOURALUX SlitPERS-tn exclusive Milwaukee Road feature. Berth comfort and privacy at little more than coach rail fare; space cost one-third less than ia standard sleepers. PRIVATE ROOMS in brand new sleeping cars. Bedrooms, singly or en suite; roomettes and glass-enclosed Skytop Lounge. HOSPITALITY REIGNS ibdirood in th Tip Top Orill o fvfl cor with smxk section fld eaxlrtail loung. fee nftrmtlmm, IrVJeft tnj mmmhmm t tkM MoIm Tick Of- I1T tmil (.. Fhm l4l. it Ottoa SXUVm. ttk ml Gharry 1. PhM 4-IHI W. 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