Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on July 22, 1933 · Page 4
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Ames, Iowa
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Buy Something Buy aomethlnf tetfay, If only a little. Your piirchaw will help speed the return of prosperity. Ames Daily Tribune Times S.TORY ' COUNTY'S DAILY FOMCAlt Mostly ctfn4y, Matter* probably Saturday nlffit aM film- day. Not much cttaitf* In atur«. VOLUME Official Ame» and Story County Paper AMU, ICWA, SATUBDAY, JULY 22, 1933. United Preu Wire Service 1(0.18 W FLIGHT OFF FOR FLIGHT TO STATES Plan Non-stop Flight From New York to Persia LONDON OLE) — A plane bearing James Molllson and his wife, Amy passed over County Cork, Ireland, at 2:20 p. m. (8:20 CST) Saturday, heading for the North Atlantic on a flight to 'Jew York. '. PENDINE SANDS, Wales ttlB— Jam«s and Amy Mollison, the "flying swethearU," took off at 11:59 a. m. today (6:50 a. m. EDT.) in their airplane Seafarer for New York. The British couple, both ace fliers, left for .the famous stretch of sand on .the shore of Carmarthen bay when they were advised Saturday morning that weather conditions along the Atlantic course were favorable. They plan to fly to New York and take off there in an attempt to break the lone distance non stop record in which they hope to reach Persia. They hoped to make New York -•within 34 or 35 hours. Flight Veteran ; The spot which the Mollisons selected for their takeoff is only, a few miles from that at which Amelia Ear hart, first woman to fly the Atlantic, alighted on her crossing with Wilmer Stultz and Lou Gordon in 1928. Four years later Miss Earhart made the flight alone. The Mollisons hoped to fly to New York, the near east and return to London within a week or 10. days. Mrs. Mollison is a veteran of flights between England and Australia, and England and South Africa in which she beat men's time. Mollison flew the westward pa& sage of the Atlantic alone. Their seaplane Wayfarer crash- fed at Croydon airdrome, London, June 8 when they tried to take ofl ""•'forNew"York." '"•*"—• - -•'?**« On An*. 18, 1932, Mollison left Dublin to fly the Atlantic. He landed at St. Johns, N. B. w and continued to New York. Last February he flew the south Atlantic. The Mollison married at London July 1, 1932, putting the date ahead eo they could have their honeymoon before Mollison made his north Atlantic flight. Each is 28. Immensely ; popular thru the empire they are known as the flying sweethearts. Take Turns Standing together by their plane the flying sweethearts took turns, as usual, in talking for the team. "I never was so excited in my life," said Amy. "I shall be the first woman to fly the Atlantic from east to west. "We are taking only barley sugar and coffee for the flight" "We may encounter somewhat sticky conditions for the first part of the journey," said her husband. "But the weatlffer report was good enough to justify a start. "We have received thousands of mascots." Both were wearing furlined moccasin flying boots,. Amy .with a (Continued on Page Two) Home -comers 'he Wimbledon tennis title was- 't all that Helen Wills brought ome with her. Meet "Bossy," one of the two terriers which accompanied the net star on her arrival in New York the other day. Note Helen's chic Parisian travel dress, too. Jolson Pokes Winchell for Film Scenario HOLLYWOOD aiE>—AI joison, famous screen and stage star,- used his fists on Walter Winchell, newspaper columnist, because Winchel] wrote a scenario bas«4 on Jolson's love life and sold it to a studio. That was what Jolson told the United Press Saturday as the Hollywood wise boyg thot the bit of impromptu pugilism In the Hollywood Legion stadium Friday night might have been a publicity gag If It .was it was a painful one for Wmchell. The comedian's blows were powerful and well directed. Winchel]... trying, a counter attack, was held back by spectators.. "He had it coming to him," Jolson said wrathfully Saturday. WincheH's story was based on his romance with Ruby Heeler, ac tress, now. Mrs. Jolson, Jolson said. Jolson was seated with Ruby in the prizefight audience at the stadium when ; Winchell entered. The comedian stopped him in the aisle." Theie were words. Nearby spectators said they were spoken in^an undertone so low they could not hear. Without warning Jolson slam med across his right. It scraped the columnist's neck. A second blow caught Winchell in the back of the neck, knocking him down. With that, the-comedian returned to his seat and Winchell continued to his. The packed house, sprinkled with < motion picture celebrities, sat goo- gle-eyed a moment, then broke into cheers. A tremendous ovation fol lowed Jolson when he left the stad ium before the fight card was over. Jolson told the United Press thai Winchell's scenario. "Broadway Through a Keyhole," purports to (Continued on Page Two) Presenting— General Balbo! The city council will hold a- special meeting Monday at 8 p. m., in the council chambers, to hear objections to the proposed street paving program approved by the council recently. • The meeting has been called for the pufpose of hearing delegations either favoring or opposing paving projects in any part of the city, and to receive petitions relative to paving projects for which plans already have been prepared. No new projects will be considered, as the program has been completed for this year. The council also will conduct other business matters, this being an "adjourned meeting. Test Your Knowledge Can you answer seven of these test questions Turn to page 5 for the answers. 1. What is the correct abbreviation of ( California? 2. In which city is the famous park known as Kensington Gardens? 3. Who wrote "Othello?" 4. who was Ambrose Everett BurnsMe? 6 Who was the author of the poem "0 Why Should the Spirit of Mortal be Proud?" g What is a vestigial organ? 7 Who composed the "Blue Danube Waltz?" 8, In what bay Is Kent Island n. Bow ... _, dirt Clara 'fj'l Her ID. wiat color is burnt umber? 1008EVELT TO BF HARRIED SAT'RDAY Ceremony Is To Be A RE-EMPLOYMENT ONWARD SWIFTLY Floods of Telegrams Bring Pledges of Aid WASHINGTON, (HE) —President Roosevelt's re-employment drive surged forward Saturday on a wave of enthusiastic support,, Telegrams streamed Into tie office of Recovery Administrator Hugh Johnson, at the .rate of six a minute, pledging co-operation in the drive for universal voluntary agreement to spread employment and increase the wages of millions. Elated by initial response, Johnson hoped the program would ,put back to work 6,000,000 idle men and women. President Roosevelt also receiv ed a flood of communications and offers of help. Smiling and healthy after his recent- indisposition, he confident his most daring move in the drive to better times would meet quick success! Officials Gratified In many cases employers pledg ed themselves to- sign voluntary agreements shortening working hours and fixing minimum wages. y are not being asked to make thes • commitments in advance of Aug. 1, but administration officials were gratified at evidences that employers were stumbling over each othei to be among the first Labor Troubles Bring Tears in line. It was learned that Johnson is on Yee of any trace of the air field's grime, General Balbo presented this trim appearance when ie marched • snappily Into New York's Columbia Yacht club -to attend a dinner given in honor of him and other members of his leroic trans-Atlantic air fleet. Home Town Back of Gen. Johnson FORT SCOTT, Kan. (U.E)— Gen. lugh S. Johnson's old home town notified him Friday that it was 100 per cent behind his national indus- rial recovery program. A message drawn up at a citywide meeting called by the chnm- 'ier of commerce read: Employers in your home town at n enthusiastic meeting today ex>re# sthemselves as approving our ation-wldn recovery program and ledge their fullest cooperation" Johnson was boru here Aug. 6, 3S2. BDRLFNGTON, OLEt—In the ro mantic setting of a flower garden overlooking the broad expanse o the Mississippi river, Elliott Roosevelt, second son of the president and Miss Rutb Goggins, pretty Fort Worth. Tex., socie^j girl will be wedded here at 6 p. m. Sat urday. The scene-of the ceremony, de finitely announced here Saturday is at the home of George G. er, uncle of the oride. It is one of the principal beauty spots in this section. A double ring ceremony will be used, with the Rev. Dr. - Nabotb Osborne, retired pastor of the First Congregational church, officiating. Immediately after the ceremony the couple plans to depart on a westbound train. The itinerarj has not been announced,, Elliott Roosevelt arrived here about midnight by automobile accompanied by his sister. Mrs. Curtis T>all and Mrs. Albert G. Miller, sister-in-law of Miss Goggins. It was formerly believed Roosevelt would arrive by plane. Order Flowers The plans to drive to Burlington were made when Roosevelt and his sister found that airports in Chicago were watched closely by news reporters. Miss Goggins Friday visited a downtown beauty shop here accompanied by her cousin. Hudson Swiler. It also was discovered that :aembers of the family had ordered flowers for a large party. It was learned Saturday that Swiler had asked police headquarters for a guard at the entrance to the residence, to be instructed to bar news reporters, photographers and children Saturday aft- ernon. Swiler said that Roosevelt and his sister would stay at his residence during their visit here. •*, _ World Fair Must Close At 2 A. M. CHICAGO, (IIP) — On Saturday nights there'll be no curfew at A Century of Progress, but on other evenings all the bright attractions along the midway must close at 2 a. m., a pronouncement set forth by Major Lenox Lohr, general manager, said Saturday. Lohr's statement climaxed a closing-hour dispute cials and concessioners. The former argued that for the "fair name of the city" bars and cabarets should shut down at 1:30 a. m. Concessioners felt they should be permitted to receiv-e customers' quarters until dawn. TlK 2 o'clock hour and no limit on Saturday was a compromise. As he issued the statement, Major Lohr also placed his approval on nude and peep shows which drew the 1re of serious-minded reformers earlier in the week, Major Lohr said he found them amusing and not vulgar. A court judge, hearing a plea for an injunction against th? shows, opined that "Ihf shows may «s wfll go on «s Ions «s th« boobs pay to s«e th«ra." insistiig that his associates spread the message that he intends to administer the law with favor toward none and with-,, its fundamental principle— the restoration of mass purchasing power — as the end to be achieved regardless of other considerations, ' Johnson does uot intend to let selfish interests! endanger the program. He regards the violent reaction in- commodity and stock prices as evidence of his contention that drastic^. steps. "must be taken to -keep- purchasing power more evenly aligned- with prices and production. Blu.e Eagles The campaign to acquaint th public with the benefits of the vo untary agreement plan will be i full swing by Aug. 1. After tha date the blue eagles insignia wil begin to go up thruout tie countr showing that the firm which dis plays it hat, made the agreemen effective. ', be goal is to have ev ery employer signed up by Aug. 31 Housewives, counted upon DO just as much as in the days o war. will be expected. to patroniz only the stores and firms which display the blue eagle with its slogan, ."We do our part." Corsumerg who agr&e to patron ize only cooperating stores like wise will be given an emblem to display. Millions of posters, win dow cards and automobile stick ers. are being prepared. President Roosevelt will-address the country Monday night Coupl ed with this will be the intensive campaign headed by Charles F Horner to acquaint every indiyid ual. down to 'the smallest village with the purposes .of ffie revolutionary re-employment drive. Regional Boards Regional ajid state boards are ieing organized to supervise ev ery sector of the drive. - Chambers of commerce are taking the lead in forming local committees which will visit hesitant businessmen Speakers will drive home the re covery gospel at gatherings of ev ery type. . . Gifford Pinchot, militant and crusading governor 6. the premier 'ndustrial state of Pennsylvania; was among the first to volunteer services in assisting the cam paign drive. " . The larger concerns and groups of employers who pledged their co-operation in telegrams to Johnson included Sears. Roebuck company, TJ. S. Independent Teleplone Pennsylvania's widespread labor troubles took a- serious turn at Lansdale when sheriff's deputies turned tear gas on hosiery strikers and brought from Governor Gifford Pinchot a demand for an investigation by state police. The three pictured here after the gassing are, from left to right: Mamie Williams, Lillian Dwyer, Kay Jackson. Northwestern Iron company, Florshe-im association, and Metal Shoe, Allied Association of Mo- ion Picture Producers and Exhi- )itors and the Organized Food Dealers of Topeka, Kan. Voluntary Agreement Johnson expl .ined that because he vast scope of the program and remendous amount of work involved, he would leave it largely o industry to classify its various mpoyes under the broad group- ngs set forth In. the vountary agreements. "When I jave a squawk. I'll ban- le it," he added. Johnson's deputy administrators Dished forward with their efforts o obtain acceptable compromises n codes for individual industries which will supercede the volun- -ary ge-nsral agreement as soon as bey are approved by the presi- ent. Silver Producers Sign 4-year Pact LONDON lU.m—• Nine nations producers of silver or holder* of silver bouillon, signed a four year silver control agreement at a secret meeting latu Saturday In the suite of Sen. Key Pittman, democrat, from Nevada, American silver expert at the world economic conference. Will Restrict Prices Monday CHICAGO, (EP)— Futures trading on the Chicago' grain market were 'suspended igain Saturday the second successive day that in acitvity has prevailed in the pits where wheat slumped 30 cents in Wednesday and Thursday's wild sessions. Lard and provisions futures markets also were closed. Trading continued as usual in cash grain and cotton. The market was to be opened for 15 minutes between 11:45 and noon, but merely to permit traders Americans in Among Selves PALM A, Mallorca (HE)—Hostilities broke out themselves on among Americans "Paradise island" hording them." privileges to exercise Other domestic .markets, which followed Chicago board of trade directors Friday in ordering suspension following the unprecedented collapse 'of the previous two days, also closed Saturday. They were at Kansas City, Minneapolis and Duluth. Winnipeg and Liverpool were to remain open. Turn to Speculation With the week-end of inactivity, traders turned to speculation as the cause of the greatest grain price break in the local board's history. Almost to a man they agreed it could be traced to wild speculative efforts on the part of small dealers and the pubhc. They also spoke somewhat vaguely of 'eastern interests," which previously had dealt only in the stock market, entering the grain pits. "There were too many persons with baby shoe money trying to run it into a fortune," one trader remarked. "Now they haven't enough left to buy shoe laces with. Huge stop-loss orders, without sufficient buying demand to serve as a shock absorber, were blamed directly for the wheat collapse. When the market reopens Monday, all grain prices will be under 'estrictions. Wheat and rye will >e limited in a range of eight cents from the previous close. :orn and barley to five cents, and oats to four cents. i Saturday just, as the lacident over the:.imprisonment of five Americans for striking a civil guard seemed approaching a satisfactory solution. The foreign colony at Port Pollensa, where Theodor Pratt lived- until islanders stormed his house because of a derogatory article he wrote for an American magazine, sent a letter to the governor of Mallorca protesting Pratt's "unjust and untrue" statements. "We are most sorry at the bad impression the-article has produced," said the letter. "We have found the island exquisite, and we like its customs and its people, including their honesty and their treatment. of foreigners." -Pratt, whose passport has been impounded, faced a law suit or action by officials unless he promised not to write other derogatory articles. If he made the promise, it was said, he would be permitted to leave th.e island. American" Consul General Claude I. Dawson, sent from his post at Barcelona to liquidate the civil guard incident, protested jointly with British Consul Genera] Norman King of Barcelona against articles published by the Americans, Thomas P. Leaman and Mrs. R. B. Toussaint-Leaman in their newspaper Palrna Post First Step Is Completed in Kidnap Drive CHICAGO, <U.R>— The first step in ths government's promise to relentlessly smash midwestern kid- naping gangs was accomplished Saturday as victims of seperal abductions viewed suspects in a secret "showup." In the bright glare of the show- up room was Roger Touhy, leader of the "terrible Touhy" gang of the northwest side, successors of the Capone mob in underworld power. Peeping at Touhy and three of his henchmen, captured with him by an unarmed rookie policeman at Elkhorn, Wis., were John (Jake the Barber) Factor, his son, Jerome, 19, and other kid- naping victims. . Because Factor wa blindfolded the 12 days he was captive, the suspects were forced to talk in several tones. After the inspection it was not revealed whether .Factor, his son, who was captive eight days, or the other victims HOPES TO MAKE MILES TO Leaves Edmonton identified, the men. State's Attorney Courtney Said, "We knov; positively the men who kidnaped Factor." The gang, it was understood, also is suspected of kidnaping William Hamm, jr. St. Paul brewer, who was after payment of ransom. REPEAL FORCES MAINTAIN LEAD Oregon Gives Vote to Wet Cause By United Press Repeal forces maintained a substantial lead Saturday during slow tabulation of Oregon's election of delegates to the state repeal convention. Wets, on the basis of incomplete returns, believed Oregon would be the 20th state to approve ratification of the 21st (repeal) amendment- In Tennessee, which voted Thursday, the wet victory--was assured almost beyond possibility of doubt as the wets held a majority of less than 9,000 with only 121 precincts missing, Tennessee was.tht 19th state to approve ratification and the!-third state cf.the "solidly dry" south to vote-wet Missouri, voting Aug. 19, will be the next state to vote on the repeal issue. Texas votes Aug. 26. PORTLAND, Ore. (U.E) — Repeal- is^ maintained a consistent lead over prohibition forces early Saturday as returns from Friday's election of delegates to the state convention that will consider ratification of the 21st (repeal) amendment, were slowly tabulated. The .United Press tabulation of 356 precincts out of 1,7S7 showed: For repeal 24,802. Against repeal 18,417. An 18-year-old state dry satute, that made Oregon liquorless before the country adopted pronibitioii, was threatened by a slightly larger majority. Returns from the same number of-precincts on the state dry act: For repeal 25,521. Against repeal 18,520. Anti-prohibitionists claimed the approximately 3 to 2 repeal vote would be increased-when counting 1 is completed in Portland. DES MOINES fttE) — Approximately half of Iowa's cornfields Saturday were given a fresh start oward maturity and a "bumper which of the SHANGHAI O> — Chinese gov- rnment troops, virtually surround- ng the army of Feng Yu-Hsiang, waited new orders Saturday while leneral Ho Yin-Chin, war minister, ought to negotiate with the Christian general." • For weeks Feng has been mass- g men In the Dolon Xor area of Chlhll province, north of Peiping. nd has been talking of "defending" 'na against .Japan. The government has sought to ffect. dispersal of his forces, fear- ng Japanese interest might be at- racted and that nn Incident might ccur to bring ihe present military ucf to an end. Ho was InMrnrted by the Nan- ln K government to make every ffort to nfjotbtf with Feng:", ntii <<>, g^verni^''' 1 ' 'roops were moved quietly to tlzs area. crop" by a heavy rain swept the central part state. The showers, however, covered . section that was least in need f rain. Federal. Meteorologist Iharles D. Reed said. He estimated that the south- central part of Iowa has received only a half inch of rain in the past two months. Heaviest rains were received at Rockwell City, Jefferson and Des Moines. Rockwell City received 3.05 inches. Jefferson 2.62 and Des Moines 2.50. Boone 1.88 ^and Perry l.SO inches. Reed expected temperatures to remain unchanged. Ames Gets Second Rain Ames was refreshed by a second generous rainfall Saturday morning, the first shower relieving a two-months drouth occurring Friday morning. The Saturday shower was of somewhat longer duration, but amounted only to about half as much as the Friday rain. The Iowa State college agronomy farm reported .71 of. an inch rainfall Saturday mornir.g, as compared to 1,45 Inches Frld-iy. Tho tempernluro was climbing (Continued on Pag*. Two) Sound Men on Strike Threat To Production HOLLYWOOD OT.B—A tieup in motion picture production was threatened Saturday when a walkout of 300 sound men from 12 major studios was ordered, effective at midnight Saturday night. The strike was called by officials of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees after pro ducers had refused to negotiate individual wage contracts. , Altho there are 600 sound men in the local union, only 300 who work for members of the Motion Picture ' Producers' association would be affected. The walkout would bring to approximately 700 the number of technicians on strike here. Approximately 400 forced a shutdown at Columbia Pictures studio more thau a week ago when their demand for a wage increase was rejected. Hours Ahead of Mark EDMONTON, Alberta <UJ!) — Wiley Post shot his monoplane, Winnie Mae, eastward from Edmonton Saturday on one long and final flight for New York and a. new record in his sizzling journey around the world. Leaving Edmonton at 8:41 a. m. CST, Post started the 2,200 mile flight to his final goal 20 hours and 12 minutes ahead ofthe Post-Gatty record. ' Post's plane was fueled with 438 gallons of gasoline and the round the world flier started the dash to New York confident of achieving the first flight alone around the globe as well as breaking the record of eight days, 15 hour s and 51 minutes. . . . With luck, post hoped to make the flight to Floyd Bennett field In New York in about 15 hours, ar- freed riving early Sunday morning. Fast Time His flight from Fairbanks, Alaska, where he took off at 5:46 p. m. Friday night Fairbanks time, (11:48 p. m. EDT) was made in fast time. He was almost 10 hours ahead of the world flight record he established with Harold Gatty two years ago. when he took off there and approximately 10 hours and 30 minutes when he was sighted here. Post was flying at 3,000, heading east of the airport. He turned for a landing, and came down to 200 feet. It was raining and the field was heavy. Post circled the field once, then circled again, and cut his motor off. He came down in the heavy rain at 9:13 a. m. EDT, 10 hours, 18 minutes ahead of the record he made two years ago with Harold Gatty. The 1,000 persons at Blatchford field still were cheering when mechanics - ran. out and started to refueling Winnie Mae for the" final 2,000 mile dash to New York. When Post took off from Fairbanks, he was nine hours-and 52 minutes ahead of the record which he and Haroli Gatty set on their globe-circling flight two years "agjo.. From Edmonton, Post will'dash for Cleveland, Ohio, entering the United States for the first time- since he took off .from New York last Saturday. The distance' from here to the Canadian city'is 1,450 miles. When he left here. Post.was 162 hours and 36 minutes out of New York. Post was considerably heartened as he zoomed away from Fairbanks. Despite the bad weather arid streak of misfortune, he was confident he would set a new round 1 the world record, and be the- first flyer to navigate the globe alone in an airplane. New Y'k Stock Exchange Will Curtail Trading NEW YORK (US)—The ' New York stock exchange will curtail its trading sessions from five to three hours daily, beginning Monday, it was announced Saturday. Hours will be noon to 3 p. m. instead of 10 a. m. to 3 p. m. The exchange will remain open Saturday. In 1928 and 1929, when the market was crashing, similar action was taken by stock exchange officials. As early as April. 1928, the exchange governors closed for several Saturdays "to allow member offices to catch up with their work and for the relief of personnel." The present rate of activities'of the stock market is a new record. Thus far. the month of July has had sales of around 100,000,000 shares, or more than any July. Sales so far this year are greater than those of the entire year of 1932. At the present rate, July would exceed the record month. October, 1929, when the x'olume was 141,- 66S.410 shares. AMERICANS WIN AUTEUIL, France <U.R>—George Lott and John Van Ryn defeated Geoige Hughes and Frederick Perry in the doubles match of the Anglo-American interzone final Davis Cup tie Saturday, thus keeping alive United States' hopes of reach- ins the challenge round wivh France. The Americans straight sets 8-7, 6-4, 6-1. won In HENDERSON IN PARIS (U.P)—Arthur PARIS Henderson, president of the disarmament conference, returned to Paris Saturday after visits to Berlin and Rome. He will tell Foreign Minister Joseph Paul-Boncour of the IK- hus made toward harraonlzinfi policies of continent AUNT LINDY SAYS- You '11 have to pve it to the cucumber for it can get in & pickle and still be sweet. a! naUous,

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