Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on August 17, 1934 · Page 1
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AMES DAILY THIBITKE-TIMES. AMES, IOWA, FRIDAY. AUGUST 17,1934. •MM ^mm^^^= LOCALS WMUM tfc* trip Mn. Mwlt«B <*nj ««d two chll- Bttty Jew »nd Moulton jr., JrrM*7 morning from an Tlilt with Mrs. Gray's Mr. tud Mrt. Edwin Baker I, Mi. Tb*y left Ame* Ju .e pmyia* Mr. and Mrs. Ward of De« Moines and trip weit took them thru the fir*k Milli. S. P.. *nd Yellowstone NAtlWial park. The Wards went on to StattJe. Wash., and Los An- f«l«, Cal. Mrs. Ward is a sister of Mr. Cray. .Mr. and Mrs. Frank Downey of LtacolD. Neb., will arrive Saturday visit in the home of Mr. and Richard Hol»t, 316 Lincoln On Sunday .be Downey and t fapjilies will so to Runnells Wrtfcdty celebration in honor • seventy-sixth birthday of Margaret Downey, mother of Downey and Downey, whose Mrs. Hoist, home is in § has been spending the suru- Runnells. Jrfr. and Mrs. Charles Kratoska, Harold and Kathryn Kratoska and Mfi. Agnes Kratoska have return- eCifrom Cedar Rapids where they atUaded the funeral services held TJiiiIttday morning for the late Miurice Cahill, Cedar Rapids at- tMjiey and prominent Legion official" who was killed in an auto ac- ctfSftt Tuesday. Mrs. Charles Kra- tttki tnd Mrs. Agnes Kratoska are sitcri of Mrs. Cahill. The funeral wu largely attended. •Charles F. Jackson jr., 2313 Bak- Msittreet, has returned from a nMtb'f vacation visit with his grandmother, Mrs. R. H. Jackson a»d uncle, Dr. W, N. Jackson in E|/rin, fll. ^ J. J. Feroe Killed In Auto Accident In Weat, Thursday Word v.-as received in Ames Fri- dsy by Mrs. Sarah Feroe, 2603 Knipp street, of the death of, her husband, John J. Feroe, 57. in an automobile accident at Seattle, Wash., probably Thursday. The message was not definite as to the hour of the accident, nor did it state any details of what happened. Mr. Feroe. who had served as superintendent of schools at various places in lov.'a, and as a professor of physics at Kansas State; college until about four years ago, had ;been in Washington for the past-three years. It is expected he •will be buried there where his parents also are buried. He was born Sept. IS. 1S76, at Granite Falls, Minn., but had resided most of his life in Iowa. He received his master's degrc-e from the Des Moines university in 3915. Besides his wife, he leaves three crildren, Jerrold S. of Breckenridge, .Tex.; Mrs. Lawrence C. Grott 5o't Ames, and Miss Ruth Fero*-;Ttsidin* with htr mother here/There also are seven broth- en tad tlsters residing in and near Seattle. . Prof, and Mrs. O. W. Park, daughters Maurine and Muriel returned recently from Jlanslield, O.. where they were guests in the home of Mrs. Park's sister. Mrg. Frank S. Culp and also attended a reunion of her brothers and sisters. En route to Ames they stopped in Chicago for three day» at the world's fair. Prof. 0- W- Far ' c an d daughter Muriel returned Wednesday from Sedalia, Mo., where Professor Park served as Judge for the honey exhibits at the state fair there. En route home they visited with Prof. Park's sister and family in Kansas City. Carlton Harnden returned to Ames for a visit in the home of his uncle and aunt. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Morgan, sons Raymond and Bobbie are leaving Saturday for two weeks visit with relatives in Argentine. Kan.. Chillicothe. Shelbina and Hannibal, Mo. Miss Florence Crabb. relief manager from Boone vill take over Mr. Morgan's duties at the Western Union. Mrs. A. R. Moore and son Bert of Waterloo are visiting in the home of Mrs. Moore's cousin, Mrs. Anna Reed. Mrs. Mae Williams has been visiting relatives in Maxwell this Prof, and Mrs. J. G. Hummel and children, Richard and Lila Mae ei- pect to return to Ames Tuesday from their cottage at Potato Lake, Minn., wheer they have been for six weeks. -4s —• Erect Stalls, Girls Booths j For 4-H Show Stalls were being erected In the warehouse building of the state highway commission headquarters loaned for the Story county 4-H acievement show, Friday, and prep OUT OUR WAY J JAKE 'IM TO A SWELL. PARTY, AN' WHEN TH' CAKB, CAWDV AM 1 COOKIES 61TS COMtlsl' TOO HE STUFFS HIS SHIRT FULL AN 1 COMES OUT WITH A BOLD FRONT, LlkE THAT. WHY I. PUT 'EM IN), PROMT- SO'S THEV'P THINK THEY WAS IN MV AM INSIDE JOB. Iowa Deposits Total $225,496,14! liES MGINKS U'.i'i -- Kesonrces Jin Uwa state banks have increased $27,225.000 since March ."•. the time of the national bank moratorium, according to figures released by the state banking department. Deposits increased ?23,7S1.000, due largely to the release o' 66 banks from S. F. Ml and opening of new accounts, the figures showed. Deposits in Iowa State banks now total $"25,496,141.56, accounting in large part for the gross bank statement for all 2S2 savings banks, 200 state banks, and five trust companies now operating under state jurisdiction. The bank statement showed that of the total resources of Iowa banks now released from S. F. 111. 33.5 per cent is in rash reserve. The banks' aggregate resources showed an increase of more than ?10,000,000 in investment in government securities, and an increase of $13.597,793 in credits subject to sight draft. ONLY F. E. ABLE TO AVERT TEXTILE STRIKE (Continued trora Page One.) en direct to President Roosevelt. To Set Date "It will be up to the president to prevent what may develop into on* of the major struggles of American labor." one union official said. The exact date lor the strike will be set Saturday at a meeting of the executive council, whose membership may be enlarged Friday from nine n.embers to 17. it I Company executives said they were inefficient. I'nioj leaders said they were "discharged for union activity. Forecast End to 100-Degree Hot Waves This Yr. DES MOINES H'.E'— Iowa's skies Luther Leaguers To Ellsworth Sun. Members of the Lutber league of the Ames Lutheran church will go to Ellsworth Sunday evening to conduct a service at the Lutheran church there. Norman Severson will speak, and there will be music | by a quartet. Transportation is in charge of Charles Vilbrandt, and those desiring; to go may phone hi"i for arrangements. , , - ., k „„.=,.„,. „„,;! arations were under way for build- wl » »e kept seem, hosier, until .-„„ -K^.I,, !„ th. „„««,. «^hnoi e a few hours before thf- strike IE ing booths in the public schools field house for girls home furnishing exhibits. The show will open Monday noon and continue until Wednesday at 2 p. m., when the 4-H parade will close the three-day event. Other plans were rapidly Hearing completion, and it is expected everything will be in readiness for placing exhibits Monday morning. All exhibits must be placed by noon. The livestock show will be in the highway building. Night entertainment Monday will be from the fleld house stage, and a livestock parade and evening entertainment Tuesday will be held on the Junior Chamber of Commerce lighted kit- tenbail field adjoining the field house. A special edition of the Tribune- Times containing full details of the show program will appear Saturday. OSBORN'S Final Clearance Summer Dresses COTTON FROCKS Every cotton dress greatly reduced. Plenty of large sizes. 98c -1.48 Values to $3.95 Sices 14 to 50 SILK DRESSES Many fine frocks and nearly every one offered at less than half price. $3-$5-$8 Values to $19.50 Spring COATS $12 Final Reduction scheduled to go into effect. Union officials predicted a complete shutdown of the industry". They said it was possible the strike may fxtead to other branches, involving silk and rayon workers numbering some 250-000. Tbe specific revisions in the textile, code to be demandec will in- j h e allowed to do so, even tho in a elude: ."0-hour week with 40-houi | minority. pay: readjustment of minimum | Henry Ohl. jr.. president of tre scale, elimination of the stretchout j state Federation of Labor, answer- system of collective bargaining on e( j f or ,j,^ strik-rrs that collective the basis of free choice of representatives by the workers. The convention was told that the strike would have the support of the American Federation of Labor. George Goodge. who iUtfndea \he session as a representative of Wil- _._,,___ „_. Trt , Tr » 1n Hate F. Grefn. A. F. of L. presi- FABMERS OF IOWA 12 Kohler, Workers To Meet Again CHICAGO O 1 — Former Gov. Waiter J. Kohler of Wisconsin and leaders of striking workers of his | remained mostly clear Friday after thf mid-week downpour which b:oke the grip of drouth in the state, but further shower? were promised (or Friday night in the south and pastern sections where rain came too late to save tre corn crp. Fef'^.-al observers prcciicten that temperatures ranging over the 100 degree mark .^oul'd not return to the state ag:iin this year. The maximum temperature in Iowa Thursday was 90 degrees :e- porteti at Atlantic which also had the minlraum of (51 degrees Friday. Xo precipitation was recorded in lov-'?. for ihe period ending at 7 a m. Friday. 3.000 CATTLE BOUGHT MC1NES (MR)—Nearly 3.000 head of Iowa cattle have been purchased by federal agents in drouth coimties in Iowa and are now being taken to slaughtering plants for processing into meat for distribution by the FERA. Kohler. Wis.. bathroom fixture plant will be asked soon to meet again with members of the Chicago regional labor board. Plr.ns for a new meeting were rev . : ed by Dean William H. Speucev of the University of Chicago, chairman of the board. The Kohler company has refused to reeiaploy men who participated in the liots. Kohler also insisted that employe;: who wish to be represented by a company union ba;gaining; by the company was a "sham and a pretense." Kohler^ terras, he said, offered employes nothing but "an opportunity to surrender abjectly." New York Stocks Close Today dent, expressed the hope that the timely intervention of President Roosevelt might avert the strike and meet the workers' demands. Meanwhile, in Atlantic City, thp executive council of the A. F. of 1 L. went on record in 1 support of ihe textile union's efforts to obtain represfntation on the textile code authority. MILLIONS BETTER OFF frnm Pa^e One) same conclusion is to conoid', r the Skies Clouding Over Here Fri. Fair skies of Thursday £ft?:nrnn and night vere becoming overrasr again Friday afternoon, as ihe temperature rose close to the SO- NEW YORK (U.2) — Following are Friday's closing bids on the Xew York stock exchange: American Can ..OB 1 : American T. and T. .-.-.. Anaconda Atchison T. and C. F 47^ Beth'.ehcm Steel - - -7^ C. and N. \V. Com 6 Chrysl-r 32% i Corn Products .. - .5SVi : DuPont ... .SS% : Genera! Electric IS^j : General Motors 2!)% • International Harvester -6*-5 : Montgomery Ward ;2Vi Sears-Roebuck SP/s Standard Oil of. X. J. 44% L'. S. Rubber -.. .16*4 U. S. Steel sr.% Westinghouse Electric 31H Standard Oil of Inri .....27% Cities Service 1 % Only 10 of the SCO delegates, at the convention here voted against i the strike decision. Delegates from ' the south led the fight for the walkout. J. P. Holland nf G?-dsden. Ala., charged -wholesale ciisctimination against workers in the south for union affiliations. He said jntire families had been "fired." to be marketed during ihe year. If all the stock sold and to be sold .during 1S34 were disposed of Ht present market values, the total value would be about 8245.931.000. (See tible No. 2K That livestock ! mark ivith an inertasing humidity ; ' of the Atmosphere. The tempsra- tuie had risen to SO dgerees ?.\ . o'clock, while ihe bsrometer hn'i i droppfd slightly, reading 2?"? i inches. I is uncierpriced is indicated by the j Chicago Driver I Slingshot Target present rising market. And if 10 the present market value of the estimated livestock sales of ih« year i? added a 7 per cent increase in price and the 75 million AAA payments, the total equals I33S.- 167.00n. This figure is also 13 mi! lion dollars over the feert crop value of last year. And it. indicates the correstness of federal statistician Julius 'Peters' prediction that Iowa wjll feed all its Train and bay this year instead of the normal SO per cent. These figures do not. of course. CHICAGO O.> — Violence broke ! out Friday in the Chicago strike ! of union bus drivers. A non-strik- I ing employe was struck in the face j by slugs from a slingshot as scores of HVES of passengers on a double deck bus v.-ere endangered hut es- j caped injury injury when the dviv- j fst i ma te. i n addition there er brot bis machine safely to a j be (la ; r> . pro! jucts. chickens represent the total value of Iowa j FOOD PRICES 11 PCT. crops. In addition there will be a four million bushel potato crop, rye. barley, flax, soy bean, sweet. corn, fruit and sarden crops of an amount, and value too difficult to will and I ess? halt, altho he was temporarily blinded, , . ..... „ The driver. Harold Fegan. 3-t. j m jnj on dollars better off as 'indi- was taken to the Lalreview hospi- j ca f er j by th= principal crop figures tal. He said he had been uu in the I O f tne state. For ferlera) relief checked . . face by two ball bearings. Leaders | agencies whrch can be of the striking drivers, stationing j most ac;cura tely will MERCHANTS JOIN IN 4-H FESTIVAL (Continue- 1 from Pase Two) the number will be broken at 2 p. m. Wednesday. Weight guessing: contest, prize siven by the Ames Storage Batten" company to the person guessing nearsst the v,-eight, of a large storage, battery. Th? battery will te on exhibition at the Brintnall battery service station. For, the longest ear of corn grown in Story county this year, prize will be given by the dov.-n- f.own Rfd Arrow grocery and mar- k?t. Ears will be entered and measured at the store. For 'he person guessing nearest to the number of miles traveled by a used tire, prize given by the Moore Brothers Shell oil station, Main street and Clark avenue. Tbs tire will be fxbibited ar. the station and entries registered there. STATE ROAD WORK TO BE LET AUG. 28 ("Continued frnir. Pa? 0 One.l i or crushed stone surfacing of 1.S43 AAA with its _extenslve licensing j miles from We.ldon to U. S. No. 65. Grading. Guard Rail Grading projects advertised in- COITNTY APPROVED CHECKS EXPECTED (Continued from Paie One.] man Holland. Val Racek, 0. L. Ry erson. Indian Creek—Van V. Johnson I A. M. Christy, H. E. Gibson. "! New Albany—A. 0. McCoy. J. A. I Croker. J. F. Donnelly. j Union—T. E. Adams. W. J. Ellis, I O. S. Swandahl. i Collins — Lloyd Holland. Vern I Holmes, Lyle Heintz, Jefferson i Morris. ABOVE THOSE OF 1033 (Continued from Page One.) vent victimizing of the public. The similarity of thr problem to that faced during the World war drew attention to tin method used by the government at that time. In the present emergency relief Xor is the Iowa farmer only 12 reHance is bein ^ placet upon the • 11in«, J«.11n_» K«t»*-». f\ff o- in/11 -- i I •*• powers, the NRA code provisions, ] the emergency relief agencies with i will be received on the following: Louisa-Muscttine counties: Primary No. 16 bftween Nichols and Columbus Junction, 1,150 cubic yard*. Henry-Louisa counties: Primary No. 78 from Winfield to Morning Sun, 2.S25 cubic yards, Monroe-Wapcllo counties: PH- Aary No. 213 from Blakesburg north to I'- S. No. 34, 1.175 cubic yards. Muscatine county: Primary No. 160 from Wild Cat Pen State park to U. S. No. 61, 200 cubic yards. Maintenance Requirement! Bids will be taken for maintenance resurfacing work. Including 3S.675 cubic yards in 13 counties of district No. 1. including Story and Boone counties; 46.270 cubic yards in four counties of district No. 2. On Aug. 27. bids will be opened 'BUY BETTER IK AJfES'< on the following )i"*lntenance equipment and material: r ^ ,|.| One dragline *uovel. 13 heavy duty snow plows, 13 2^4-yard dump bodies, and approximately 50,000 square feet of Insulating material. , i Oomine [JTWIK STAR J S im,Mon. r • Btttt DAVIS George BRENT ANN DVORAK in "House Wife" TONITE SAT. 26c to 5 SOME HAVE LUCKf Loofe at ine Prtce family. . slipped back into the rr.cniy on a banana peel' With MAY OLIVER BILLIE BURKE MARION NIXON Eve REGINALD DENNY 14A J O A N MARSH «***• LARRY "Bait," CRABBE »tBUBBHt Every Man's Wife Has a Story! And the world has' b«en waiting to htar this wiflFt story I... Now she tells it for the first timel / Firit Show Sat. Nit« 7:30 Ev«. 31e with Shirley Temple ALICE FAYE ADDED JOY CHARLEY CHASE in "It Happened One Night" "BRAVE TIN SOLDIER" Color Cartoon Saturday AND SUN. broad powers of distributing foods!elude in addition to the Pot.tawat- nave spent, anci the 0 ](j er machinery of ihejiamie county improvement, two and sections covering less than one pany for the second day of. walkout, denied that they committing any violence. .'"^jot this money wj]l be earned bv . wen? ; farmers working on roads ami pro! jects and some of it ha? and In war-time the control of food prices was vested in a s:ngle act the Lever food and fuel act of The first of the 700 busfB leav- i be paid to farmers as direct relief. , 917 _ This provided federal licens Summer Sale of Dinnerware To make room for fall merchandise 32iPiece Dinner Sets $4.95-$9.75 Several patterns in glassvare will be discounted during this sale. See these patterns in o;ir window. 413 Douglas Ave. SALE STARTS Saturday, August 18 t'ome early. Only two sols nerware patterns. loft in each of these dm- FLORENCE LANGFORD <;IFT,S (See table No. 3). for years has produced anri sold practically one-tenth of all the j pj re{ i j n June. of industries, similar to the licensing power which ex- ing terminal points before daylight were escorted by motorcycle police j convoys. i Motormen. conductors and guards i ]ivf stock produced in the United j" it was this act which made food I nf the surface and elevated electric | State? and twice as much as Texas j Administrator Herbert Hoover a ! -who belong to the same union j with its gigantic acreage. And ac- household name thruout the coun- the bus drivers, expressed "sympathy" bur. indicated there was no possibility of a sympathetic corning to the best airl mos r accurate figures now available. Iowa try after his initial experience in Belgium. this year produce a large per- j The problem of price control was Icenraee of the nation's food and lone of the most difficult, of the tvar. • strike. Primary cause of the walkout j h?r farm population will have a ' The government started by-fixing ! was discharge of 24 union drivers.' larger buying power than last year, i a minimum price for wheat of S3 ! i*- — —• ——r ; a bushel. Flour prices and produc | Table Number 1 i 1934 Feed Crop Values jCorn. 261.000.000 bushels Oats, 74,298.000 bushels 39,377,000 Hay and Alfalfa, 2.194,000 tons 27,950.ono AAA payments 75.000,ono Toul ._ , $33S.O"7,ooo 1933 Feed Crop Values Corn $240,200,000 Oats 52,800,000 Hav and Alfalfa _-.*— 27,9ftO,oon AAA payments 4.700.n«n Total -- ---- Increase 1934 - - 12.477,000 Table Number 2 1934 Estimated Livestock Sales Hogs, 9,000,000 head — - $12S,54n,r>00 Cattle, 1,700,000 bead lO.^.SiiO.ooO Calves. 23S.OOO head —- - Lambs, 'I50.POO head -- S.24S.oo(t Sheep. 50.000 head --- 210,000 7 per cent increase over August market „ K.lMfi.Onfi AAA payments ••- - -- 7f..nno,oofl Total - -•• .... . «>SS,lli7.iM)0 Table Number 3 Relief Granti of Benefit to Iowa Farmers Wheat payments - - $90.000 OWA .-. .~- 9,500,00 Federal relief (estimate) .* - 16,000,000 State relief - - 3,000,000 Federal road program Federal PWA grants and loans . 5,000,000 Total -- - - - SS.530,000 oJ Aug. 1 auj market Not*: Production figures (ire. the official I prices thoos of Aug. 15. tion were controlled by licensing. At first it was hoped'that profiteering could be halted by threat of industry. When prices to rise Food Administra- profit mar- for food wholesalers. New High for Year Retail prices were handled largely thru local boards. This system also broke down and just before the armistice, specific retail profit margins were fixed also. Retailers were not allowed to mark up eggs more than seven or j fight cents a dozen. The profit on i flour was held to $1 to $1.20 a barrel, the butter margin was fixed at six to seven cents a pound. All ('•own ihc line of commodities a definite range of prices was set. At present there was no thot iliat any such elaborate machinery would have to be invoked. H was pointed out that prices of no commodities were any where" near the war-time range. The bureau of labor index for the whole farm products group was only at 67.3 per cent of the 192t> average. Altho this was a new high for the year and 15 per cent aboro. a year ago, it is still considerably which famie county improvement, mile of primary No. 2 in and out of Columbus Junction in Louisa county. Bids will be opened for 14.980 lineal feet of single cable guard rail and 64 end anchors to be installed on I". S. No. 55 thru Gutten burg and south in Clayton county. Bridges and Culverts Bridge and culvert work, in addition to the. Pottawattamie county project, to be considered includes: Louisa county: Primary No. 2 in Columbus Junction, one concrete pipe culvert, one concrete arch culvert, one I-beam bridge and one 460-foot multiple span overhead crossing. Pocahontas county: Primary No. 44 south of Rolfe. one I-beam bridge. Sioux- county: U. S. No. 75 south of Maurice, one concrete box culvert. Second Course Gravel S"rond course graveling bids Sheldon-Munn HOTEL Selling Out Stock of The Treasure Shoppe All Merchandise to Be Sold l /2 and Less Sale Starts SATURDAY, Aug. 18 You will find values in Children's Dresses, Sweaters, Infants' Clothes, Dolls and Toys, Gifts and Novelties. Come early, you are certain to find just that "something" you've been looking for—at a bargain! below the "parity" h^ * been the goal of the sdniinistration, Don't Miss Ames Gladioli Show SHELDON-MUNN HOTEL SAT., 2 p. m. & 9 p. m. Also don't miss special showing of ninny varieties of ROSES at Coe's Flower Shop S>xt 'r> t n * "Glad" Show Located South of Campus Worth $7,500.00, Only Modern in every detail. Perfect repair and condition. Big living room, fireplace, solarium, 3 fine large bedrooms. Fine sleeping porch. Strictly modern bathroom. Shower in basement. Quarter sawed oak floors. 6 big closets. Refrigerator room. Gas heater. Wired for electric stove, piped for gas. Garage. Fruit. Paved street (paid for). No better home in Ames. Ready for occupancy. Immediate possession. Good terms to party able to pay monthly. Ames Building & Loan Association PHONE 81

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