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Tuesday, September 5, 1933
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Des Moines Tribune TRIBUNE'S IOWA NEWS PAGE TRIBUNE'S IOWA NEWS PAGE DES MOINES. IOWA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1933. ONE A Mayor Names Mrs. Walter Huncke to Park Board Reappoints 2 Old Members Park Board Appointees Cane Provides 'Ground' State Motor Tax Allotted 7 I Selected for Six Year Terms. ' One appointment and two reappointments were made to the Des Moines park board Tuesday by Mayor Dwight Lewis. Mrs. Walter Huncke, 2918 Thirty-eighth at., la the new appointee. She succeeds Mrs, Meyer Rosen-field. Reappointments tye those of Clyde Cunningham, attorney, 1303 Oak Park ave., and Mrs. George Cosson, 1599 K. Ninth St., wife of a widely know Des Moines attorney. 6-Year Terms. All were appointed for six years, the mayor said. "I am pleased with the mayor's elections," said Pete Welsh! parks commissioner. Mayor Lewis selected the three i I from a field of nominees which 1 , included L. C. Qxley, Mrs. R. H. Delmege, Ralph E. Sawyer, Adj. &?n. Charles Grahl, Mrs. Raymond Huttonlocher, Harold S. Thomas, John L. Gillespie and Dr. Thad-deas Minassian. Filled Out Term. Cunningham had served but a year on the board, having been appointed to fill the unexpired portion of the late Dr. Frederick Al-den's term. Remaining members of the park board and the expiration date of their terms are: Jay N. Darling, president, Sept. 1, 1935; Amos Emery, same; James E, Goodwin, same; Robert M. Evans, Sept. 1, 1937; Fred Keating, same, and Dan McEniry, ' 8' The commissioner of parks is I always a board member. I Parents May I Form Patrol No Traffic Officer, Men to Aid Children. . Residents in the vicinity of E. Twenty-fifth st. and Avenue Frederick Hubbell may form own traffic patrol to protect their chil ly dren when crossing that intersec-w- tion, they told the city council jf il'uesday. - An appeal for a traffic officer s to be stationed there met with an i explanation by the council that no 5 men are available and lack of money will prevent hiring one. J Not Filled. ? The residents suggested that i Roscoe Bane, safety commissioner, f ask for stamp notes with which to ; pay a guide for the school chil-: dren. Bane answered that he had ' applied for the notes and his re-1 quest has not been filed. I One of the residents wanted to ? know why the loop district is sup- plied with traffic policemen to pro- itect grownups, while children in outlying districts must face dan-in crossing unpoliced intersec tions. Several men said they would take turns" guiding the youngsters across the street, pending action by the city council. Meeting Wednesday. The meeting of the council and the Polk county stamp note committee is scheduled Wednesday morning at the city hall. Four city departments expect to ask an explanation of why they have been limited to from 30 to BO per cent of their stamp note askings, while the streets department has been allotted 90 per cent of Its total requests. Fort Des Moines Man Fined. (The Trlbune'i low Newt Service.) INDIANOLA, IA. Dino Masolini, Fort Des Moines, pleaded guilty Monday in Justice Speers court to charges of hunting on a state game management area without a license. He was fined $100 and Riven 30 days la jail when unable to pay the fine. Oil Truck Stolen. (The Tribune'! Iowa Newt Service ) CLARINDA, IA. Thieves at Blanchard Monday night were after quantity. Breaking into the Blanchard oil tank station, they backed out the tank truck, con- . taining 100 gallons of gasoline and , I a supply of oils and drove it away. Nothing else was touched. JfCedar Rapids Home Burns. j (Th Trlbune'i low Newt Service ) ' ' CEDAR RAPIDS The home of Alster Scbetka was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. Loss is estimated at $3,000. Mr. Scbetka, who was alone in the house, escaped. Colleges to Open. (The Tribune'! low Newt Service.) DUBUQUE, IA. Columbia college will open Sept. 19, and the University of Dubuque will start Sect 12. nKHP at riarkn rnl. 1 lege will begin Sept. 20. 0 Probation Chief. Here. ; : Col. Joel R. Moore, chief of the federal probation service, 1 Washineton. r. r. in n. Moines Monday for a brief inspection trip. He spent the day with Attorney Robert Lappen, probation officer for this federal district , - J , - - 'He f ' MRS. WALTER HUNCKE. Succeeds Mrs, Roaenfield. Fries Named By Adventists Camp Meeting Closes at Nevada. (The Tribune'! Iowa Kewi Service.) NEVADA, IA. The aanual conference and camp meeting of the Seventh Day Adventists closed here Sunday. Sessions lasted 10 days. , Among prominent speakers on the programs were Elder F. D. Nichol of Washington, D. C; Alonzo Baker of Mountain View, Cal., editor of the Gign of the Times; W. H. Branson, vice president of the North American division conference; W. H. Shexrigg of Omaha, Neb.; D. D. Reese of Lincoln, Neb., and Elder D. E. Collins of Lincoln. ' Fries Elected. Elder R. S. Fries was elected president at the business session. J. H. Nies was re-elected to the office of secretary and treasurer of the conference and the Iowa Book and Bible house. Other officers and committees named were: Educational secretary, K. L. Gant, field secretary; L, P. Knecht; Sabbath school secretary and home mission secretary; B. A. Scherr; religious liberty secre tary, R. S. Fries. . Committee. Conference executive committee, R. S. Fries, J. H. Nies, T. H. Jeys, J. R. Nelson, L. C. Christofferson, J. L. Neal and K. L. Gant; acad emy school board, R. S. Fries, J. H. Nies, Paul Ford, T. H. Jeys, J. R. Nelson, L. C. Christofferson, K. L. Gant, J. L. Neal, Arthur Axelson and C. H. Miller. Sabbath school exercises were under the direction of Mrs. Flora Dorcas, who has served the conference for 36 years. Winners Named At Carroll Show Arcadia Boy Exhibits Champion Beef. (The Tribune'! Iowa Newt Service.) CARROLL, IA. Robert Colli-son of Arcadia and August Weid-erin of Carroll exhibited the grand champion baby beef and filly re spectively at Carroll's second an nual community picnic and calf and colt show held here Monday. Approximately 5,000 attended the picnic. First and second place winners were: Belgian Hellions Oeoree Carber, Gray; Clem Detennan. Maple River. Percheron etautons John Wendl, Ded-ham: Meyers Brothers, Carroll. Yearling colts Herman Letting. Arcadia ; Paul Wendl, Dedbam. filly sucklings Aucust Welderln, Carroll: Joe Schweers, Arradla. Horse colts Howard Schroeder, Helen Scnroeder. both ot Arcadia. Holsteln yearlings Clarence Ludwlg. Breda: Marie Vonglan. Breda. Holstein calves Wllma Ludwlg, Breda: Marie Vonglan, Breda. Ouernsf y yearlinss Elmer Lund, Coon Rapids: Dorothy Bell. Coon Rapids. Guernsey CSlVSS KlmM I.tmri mnA Tnr. othy Bell, both of Coon Rapids. prown bwiss leucine Huenaiing and Vernon Huendllng. both ot Breda. Grand champion heifer Lucille Huend-lint. Breda. Shorthorn steer! Glen 8truve and Ralph Struve. both of Mnnlng. Angus Joe Brandl, Maple River, first and second. Herefords Robert Colllson. Arcadia, first and grand champion; Wilbur Hell, Manning. Babv href heifer Ronslrt trrtBnr Coon Rapids, first and second. rig utter v.ayne cute. Qlidden; Sylvester iribeck. Templeton. Poland China gilt Harold - Bassler, Manning; Wayne Oute, Oliddrn. Boar Wayne Gute, Glidden; Harold Hassler. Manning. Boy Near Carroll Is Struck by Auto (The Tribune's Iowa Newi Service.) CARROLL, IA. The condition of Lionel Onkcn, 7, struck down and seriously injured by an automobile here Monday night, was reported as slightly Improved by St. Anthony hospital attendants Tuesday morning. The boy, son of Elmer Onken, farmer living north of Carroll, darted from behind his father's parked car into the path of another. He suffered a possible skull fracture and broken leg. Auto Is Stolen. (The Tribune'! Iowa Newi Servlc.) SHENANDOAH, IA. Alone in the house, Mrs. John Bredcnsteiner was too frightened to make any outcry when several men drove away the car of Lee Emery of Omaha, a guest during the weekend at the Bredenstelner farm home. The men were In Shenandoah. v?V 1, - - - n MRS. GEORGE COSSON. Reappointed. How to Make America Happy To The Dea Moines Tribune. -SANTA MONICA, CAL. Every holiday ought to be named "Labor day," if we could ever get vacations down to where you wasent any more tired on the day one was over than on our regular day, it would be wonderful. The president caught Vincent Astor not watching him close and s n e a k e d of f his yacht and went on a whaler, from what I can hear about yachting the tough part is getting somebody to ride with you. One rough day and you lose half your crew, and all your guests. By the way, a good stiff sales tax on "hamburgers" Labor day could have paid our national debt Give an American a one piece bathing suit, a hamburger, and five gallons of gas, and they are Just as tickled as a movie star with a new divorce. Yours, Will Rogers. Boy Is Reported Seen in Illinois Search Continues for Newton Lad. NEWTON, IA. m Police and sheriff's officers Tuesday were in vestigating a report that Walter Robinson, 10, who has been missing from his home for more than a week, had been seen walking on a highway near Sheffield, HI. A Newrton resident who had been traveling through Sheffield by auto reported that he had seen the boy but had not . known of his disappearance and did not report the fact. A search of the territory in the vicin.!ty of Newton continued Tuesday with a large group of volun teers participating. j Hundreds M saaswua minima i urn .Aiass mm f nin,a-.MUiuij-.n,i Hundreds of workers swelled the ranks of Monday morning In celebration of the city's those who marched through Newton streets first NRA parade. .zj xvr Three bands and two bugle; corps, Including the Newton i I , i ' 1 f c CLYDE CUNNINGHAM. Begins New Term. Democrats Meet To Pick Delegates Benton-Tama Convention to Be Saturday. VINTON, IA. -W Formalities! of nominating party candidates to succeed former State Senator H. C. White of Vinton started Tuesday with the convening of Benton county Democrats to elect delegates to the Benton-Tama convention at Belle Plaice, Saturday. F. B. . Kruse, chairman of the Benton county Democratic central committee, said there was strong sentiment for the nomination of M. J. Hyland, Tama attorney. Karl W. Fischer of Vinton, who had been mentioned as candidate for the Republican nomination, stated that he was not a candidate. He said that he favored Richard Leo, Benton-Tama farmer, who was defeated by 182 votes by White in 1930, in a three-cornered race. Republicans in the district will hold their county and district convention Saturday, the latter at Belle Plaine. The election is set for Oct. 3. Avery Candidate For Legislature Nominated at Spencer Convention. (The Tribune's Iowa Newi Service. I SPENCER, IA. A. H. Avery was nominated as candidate for state " representative to the Iowa legislature by the Clay county Republican convention here Monday over C. I. Hart of Gillett Grove. The election will be held Sept. 26 to fill the unexpired term of Frank E. Wenig, Democrat, w-ho resigned to become Iowa labor commissioner. . Avery is a former representative. His opponent will be Mrs. Ella Jones Morgan. arch in Newton's yrrm :-h mm American Legion drum and bugle corps, helped the march- Clark Case Is Delayed Judge Not in Court As Lawyers Meet. The scheduled hearing; of Insurance Commissioner E. W. Clark's suit to quash an executive council investigation ' of his office failed to materialize in 'district court Tuesday morning. Judge Frank S. Shanklar.d, who several weeks ago set Sept. 5 for the writ of certiorari hearing, did not appear in his court. Attorneys for both. Clark and the executive council appeared in the courtroom, and. after efforts to locate the judge failed, it was agreed to return Tuesday afternoon. ' No Hour Set. It was pointed out that Judge Shankland, in his postponement order, had fixed no hour for the hearing. No decision has been handed down by District Judge Allan A. Herrick in Clark's writ of mandamus suit against State Comptroller C. B. Murtagh for payment of bis salary. Judge Herrick took the case under advisement Aug:. 22 and the state filed additional argument a week later. The Question. The case hinges on the question of whether Clark legally is holding office, in view of his service in the legislature which increased the compensation of insurance com missioner. In the certiorari case, Clark alleges that the proposed executive council hearing is unconstitutional and that such an investigation should be conducted in district court. Return Filed. A return to the writ of certiorari, as ordered by Judge Loy Ladd, was filed by the state Aug. 10, in which it was set out that charges of misconduct in office had been filed against Clark. The executive council had asked Clark to appear in connection with the merger of the Modern Brotherhood of America and the Independent Order of Foresters, and also regarding the receivership of the Royal JJnion Life Insurance Co. Creston Doctor Hurt in Mishap Car Sideswipes Truck Near Emerson. (The Tribune'! Iowa News Service.) RED OAK, IA. Dr. Cleve Coak-ley of Creston suffered cuts and internal Injuries at midnight Monday when his car sideswiped a cream truck on a curve half a mile east of Emerson. One side of Dr. Coakley's car was torn away. The cream truck turned over and cream was scattered over the pavement Dr. Coakley was brought to the Murphy hospital in Red Oak for first aid treatment by Dr. Madsen of Emerson and Dr. W. S. Reiley of Red Oak. Later he was removed to a Creston hospital. O. Neilson, Maryville, Mo., owned the cream truck and R. Raymond was the driver. NRA Parade O era keep In step during the . NR parade and celebration In Kewtoa Monday. With his home-made remedy, a cane wrapped with wire, Martin Bodker of Tacoma, Wash., "grounds himself" by placing the cane In a container of water, thus giving him relief from pain believed caused by wireless waves which course through his system, to the complete bewilderment of physicians. Sudden relief when he put his hand on a water faucet led Bodker to provide this "ground" for himself. Farm Price Fixing Urged Kime Asks Action by Wallace. (The Tribune's Iowa News Service ) FORT DODGE, IA. "Only the immediate fixing of farm prices can save the NRA and the administration of President Roosevelt," Dr. J. W. Kime, candidate for governor in the last state primaries, declared in a Labor day statement to Webster county old settlers at Dolliver park. "All Iowans were elated when Henry Wallace was made secretary of agriculture," Dr. Kime began, "as Wallace was from the heart of the agricultural section and understood the problems of the farm. This was our prompt reaction. "New Deal Threatened." "But we were wrong," Dr. Kime continued, "Wallace has failed ut terly to comprehend the farm problem, and instead of bringing relief to the farmers Who constitute one-third of all consumers, he threatens the complete downfall of the new deal. "Our greatest need at the present time is that Henry Wallace either manifest some evidence of common sense or that he get out. On Overproduction. The NRA will fall Derfectlv flat unless the purchasing power of the farmer is restored at once. It is folly to demand that the merchant ana ousiness man, in whatever line engaged, double and treble exDcnd- itures while nothing is done to in crease the income of customers upon whom they depend." Touching on the sublect of over production, Dr. Kime s;id: "The matter of overnroduetlnn need not worry us at alL That Is the business of the farmer himself. He will regulate the amount to be produced." Iowa Bank Head Indicted Again LOGAN, IA. (nW. 3. Burke. president of the Valley Savings bank of Missouri Valley, was reindicted by the Harrison county grand jury Tuesday on a forgery charge. A demurrer to a previous in dictment had been sustained. Burke is alleced to have forsred the name of Mrs. J. E. Ticrney on a bank draft for $316.69. He pleaded not guilty when arraigned. New Department Added. (The Tribune'! Iowa News Service.) CLARINDA, IA. A new department has been added to the state hospital for the insane here, the first institution in which the state board of control has installed a diet kitchen. Miss Lucille Feul-ing of New Hampton is in charge of the dietary supervision for patients. Festival Planned. (The Trlbune'i Iowa New! Service.) HUMBOLDT. IA. SL MrV Catholic parish will hold the an nual fall festival at the parish grounds Wednesday evening. A chicken dinner, wrestling bouts and dancing will be features of the program. Boone Girl Hurt. (Tl. Trlbune'i Iowa News Service I BOONE, I A. Sarah Hall, 9, suffered leg and body bruises Monday when she skated into a truck driven by Lee Bell. New Committees Are Appointed Announced by Head of Iowa Business Women's Clubs. CENTERVILLE, IA. W The appointment of standing committees for 1933-34 was announced Tuesday by Mrs. Goldie Worth of Centerville, state president of the Iowa Federation of Business and Professional Women's clubs. They are: Margaret Brick of Des Moines, education; Mattie Clements of Fort Madison, emblem; Florence Woods of Ames, finance; Dr. Ber-nice DeConly of Council Bluffs, health; Dr. Theresa Burns of Creston, international relations; Rosa E. Cunningham of Des Moines, legislation; Esther Hunter of Iowa City, magazine; Edith Christiansen of Dewitt, membership; Dr. Ethel Griffin of Sioux City, program; Helen G. Irwin, Des Moines, publicity; Bess Nichols of Waterloo, public relations; Ruth Riede-sel of Burlington, research; Grace Long of Humboldt, transportation. District membership chairmen appointed to date include Ethel Chesterman of Sioux City, Beulah Randolph of Mason City, Vera Waite of Dubuque, Jessie Young of Shenandoah, Jessie Copeland of Osceola and Cornelia Hodges of Keosauqua. Mrs. Worth also announced that the fall executive board meeting of the federation will be held in Des Moines Sept 10. Iowa Corn Mrs. Merlie Hoover Glascock had to stretch her fingers to hold these three large ears of corn, one of which measured 9 Inches around. 100 Bushels A yield of 100 bushels to the acre is expected on the Charles Glascock farm near Norwalk, la., because these three ears of yellow dent corn held by Mrs. Merlie Hoover Glascock, assistant manager of the book department of the Iowa State Teachers association, are indicative of the general run of the field. These ears measure from 101 to Hi inches each and there are three to four ears in each hill in the 24-acre field, Mrs. Glascock says. I . ' i i ,i i , e,M $21,469 Distributed to Counties. Distribution of $21,469.85 of motor carrier ton-mile taxes collected during August was reported Mon day by the state board of railroad commissioners. The comp'.ets collections were $26,837.31, but 20 per cent Is allotted to administration costs. The recent tax revision report of the Brookings institution recommended that the collections should go directly into the primary road fund rather than to the counties, which now receive it for highway maintenance purposes. Polk received the largest August allotment. Apportionment by counties was aj follows: County A.dalr Adams Allamakee Appanoose ............ Auduhnn . . Amount . 67.79 60.06 36.53 . I 19.58 132.82 Benton ..: 408.51 Black Hawk 429.17 229.78 167.50 212.68 60.53 31.44 40.35 211.87 Boone . . Bremer Buchanan . . Buena Vista Butler Calhoun Carroll Cass 342.29 Cedar 613.80 Cerro Gordo 423.91 Cherokee 5.29 Chickasaw . 35.90 235.51 56.17 62.80 769.32 337.58 458.33 70.11 230.24 92.S0 152.86 40.07 206.36 45.30 130.78 226.02 234.19 105.57 206.43 78.91 336.14 230.16 114.10 251.96 548.43 99.22 8.51 14.15 49.04 536.82 50. 3S Clarke .... Clay Clayton . . . Clinton . . . Crawford . . Dallas Davis .... Decatur . . . Delaware Des Moines Dickinson . Dubuque . . Emmett , . . Fayette . . . Kloyd .... Franklin . . Fremont . . Greene .... Grundv Guthrie ... Hamilton . . Hancock Hardin .... Harrison , . Henrv .... (Howard ... Humboldt . Ida Iowa Jackson Jasper 739.05 JeflersoQ Johnson . Jones . . . Keokuk , Kossuth Lee .... Linn . , . Louisa Lucas . . Lyon . . . Madison Mahaska Marlon Marshall Mills .. Mitchell Monona . 132.39 499.78 80.84 47.76 44.02 138.78 768.06 17.91 43.64 49.36 34.91 211.75 203.57 419.82 216.23 61.03 253.77 85.61 Monroe Montgomery 306.03 Muscatine 487.88 O'Brien 14.01 Osceola 1.52 Pate . . 109 35 I Palo Alto 25.00 Plymouth 113.71 Pocanontaa 8.16 Polk 1,328.17 Pottawattamie , 1,268,68 Poweshiek 521.24 Ringgold 2.89 sac 106.41 Scott 597.66 Shelby , im 4 Sioux 75.8S Story! Tama 399.73 Taylor 18.13 49.64 union . Van Buren , Wapello Warren Washington . Wayne Webster . . . Winnebaao , Winneshiek . Woodbury Worth ..... Wright 40.31 197.06 438.41 55.38 11.04 114.20 26.00 95.36 3S6.33 227.09 62.66 Plowing Match To Open Tuesday Contests Will Be Held Near Cherokee. CHEROKKE, IA. (JP) A large entry list of plowing experts is expected for the twenty-sixth annual Pilot-Rock plowing match to be held on the John E. Eischen farm Wednesday and Thursday. Officers of the association sponsoring the meet have decided to reduce the prizes 25 per cent from those of last year, but they will be paid in full rather than prorated according to available funds. Only one professional class event will be held, this to include both tractor and horse drawn plows. There were two distinct classes last year. Those eligible for this class are winners of sweepstakes in the various di visions. Plowing matches are open to all comers, but the livestock, poultry and women's competition are lim ited to residents of Cherokee county. Those who are not interested in watching the plowing matches will have plenty of other amusement watching six kittenball games, scheduled for the morning and evening or each day. Boy "jockeys" with Shetland ponies will compete in a special race for these animals, and several foot races are on the program, as well as a riding contest and a horse pulling contest. 3 in Marshalltown Held for Car Theft (Tta Trlbune'i Iowa News Service.) MARSHALLTOWN, IA Thomas and Vivian McGrath and Helen Roland, all of New York City, were arrested here late Monday on a charge of larceny of an automobile. The trio abandoned the car a few miles east of here and proceeded to town after the car, bearing New York license plates, had run out of gas. The three are in jail pending word from New York regarding extradition proceedings. 40 Pastors at Conference. V (The Tribune's Iowa Newt Service ) ALGONA, IA. Forty castors and their wives attended the semi annual Atgona district conference of the Methodist church at the Ambrose A. Call state park at Algona Monday. The Rev. G. H. Muhleman, Algona, district superintendent was in charge. ,

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