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Sign Up With NRA Do your duty, four help Is needed NOW. Million* of men and women may suffer thla winter If yon delay. Ames Dail Tribune STORY COUNTY'S DAILY WEATHIl FORK041T Probable »liow«r> Monday *ichi and Tuesday with local thuader- sbowera. Slightly warmer la south-central portion Tuesday. VOLUME LXVU Official Amcf and Story County Paper AMES. IOWA, MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 1933. United Press Wire Service HO. 43 JOHNSON PRESSES FOR COAL CODE ITS SET DEC. § AS DATE OF DRY STATUTE REPEAI 22 States in Ranks; 15 Elections Are Scheduled WASHINGTON. U1E>—Repeal by December 6 was anticipated by wets Monday as Missouri was recorded as the twenty-second state to favor taking the 18th amend ment out of the constitution. Four teen more repeal votes are requir ed. Elections are scheduled to be held In 15 states by Nov. 7, with the likelhood that Virginia and Kentucky, where legislatures are meeting, and possibly other states will be added to this group. But even if wets win in each state formal repeal action cannot be taken until December, when conventions will be held to give effect to the outcome of the vote in Maine, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and North and South Carolina. .The states in which dates have heen set for action follow; Texas—Votes Saturday. Conven tion, Nov. 27. Washington — Votes Aug. 29. Convention Oct. 3. Colorado—Votes Sept. 5. Vermont—Votes Sept. 5. Con vention Sept 18. Maine—Votes Sept. 11. Conven tion Dec. 6. Maryland—VoteE Sept, 12. Convention Oct. 18. Minnesota—Votes Sept. 12. Con vention Oct. 10. New Mexico—Votes Sept. 13. Convention Nov. 2 Idaho—Votes Sept. 18. Florida—Votes Oct. 10. Ohio—Votes Nov. 7. Convention Dec. 5. Pennsylvania — Votes Nov. 7. Convention Dec. 5 North Carolina—Votes Convention Dec. 6. South Carolina—Votes Nov. 7. Convention Dec. 4. Utah—Votes Nov. 7... , Missouri Wet By Wide Margin KANSAS CITY, Mo., (TIE)—Sixty anti-prohibition delegates will meet at Jefferson City on Aug. 29 and formally cast Missouri's vote for repeal of the 18th amendment Scattered returns from dry rural precincts Monday failed to dent the overwhelming wet vote of Saturdays special election. The rote at the repeal convention will he unanimously in favor of ratifying the twenty-first amendment. Missouri was the twenty- second state to join the ranks of the repealists. With only a few of the state's 4. 104 precincts yet to be counted the vote was almost four to one wet. The wets cast almost 52S,00( ballots, while the drys musterec less than 155,000. St. Louis showed a 15 to 1 sen tiineot for repeal. Kansas City, long considered dry, cast 122,349 votes for repeal and 11,406 against St. Joseph. Springfield, and the smaller cities -were- all wet. The country districts in keeping al most half of the state's 114 coun ties in the prohibition column. The anti-saloon league and other dry organizations will attempt to iave the supreme court declare the election unconstitutional. State courts refused to stop it by injunction. Wets Anticipate Victory in Texas DALLAS, Tex.. (IIP.)—From widely scattered Texas counties came indications Monday that Texas will become the 23rd 'state to join the repeal parade next Saturday. Approximately 700,000 have qualified to vote. Both wet and dry leaders anticipate that a half- million ballots would be cast. Dry leaders outstanding among whom is TJ. S. Senator Morris Sheppard, co-author of the ISth amendment, still had hopes for victory, hut declined to estimate (Continued on Pago Five) Named Cuban Envoy to U. S. BRITAIN, FRANCE, ITALY AGREE TO Marquez Sterling, veteran Cuban diplomat, is shown here in the home of his son in Washington, D. C.. after he was notified of his appointment as Cuba's new ambassador to the United States. He succeeds Oscar B. Cintas, resigned Macnado envoy. Guard Oil Scion From Kidnapers Hitlerites Continue to Harass Vienna Government VIENNA, OLE) — Great Britain, France and Italy have agreed to take' "certain'' military action to preserve the status quo in Austria if either German or Austria Nazis attempt to lorcefully overthrow the governmt.it of Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss, a reliable diplomatic source said Monday. The governments, it was said, have decided to inform Germany in friendly conversations of their" decision. In considering the increasingly serious diplomatic problem of Austria versus Germany, it was asserted, the three allied powers thought both of the immediate future and the ultimate solution of* Austria's difficulties. To this end, it was said, they have considered the possibility of a Danubian economic federation. Chancellor Dollfuss' airplane flight to Rome Saturday was understood to havi followed immediately upon a cabinet meeting at which Dollfuss announced the allied powers had reached an agree- 1 mentv Mussolini obtained private assurance from the German government that attacks on Dollfuss from German territory would cease, but they have continued. Plane Crashes; Two Iowa Men Die in Seats CLARENCE, la. OLD — Two! youthful 'airplane pilots were killed Monday when their airplane crashed into a pasture after the motor had stalled. Otis Briggs, 27, and William V. Hanken. 29, both of Monticello, la., were the victims. Farmers who were at work in their fields said that the plane, a raonocoupe., was flying low when first sighted. It appeared to be having difficulty clearing a. line of trees .and then suddenly dipped down, narrowly missing a creek. Gaining a little altitude, the ship circled around a pasture as tho its pilot was seeking a landing spot. Before the ship could be -brought down to the ground, the motor went dead and the plane crashed. Bodies of the victims were removed from the wrecked cabin. Briggs was possessor of a transport license and Hanken held, a student license. ROOSEVELT POTS VACATION ASIDE; _*,- Test Your Knowledge .5'".£2,*. n *. wa J: sev '» °f ^ese test questions? Turn to for the answers. 1. Name 5 ° dreams. tha Uresk god of *• What East Indian word eig- thousand 6 sea is on the .i. , _ 1HC south by Central America, Columbia. Venebuela? 6. Who administers the government in the Panama Canal Zone? fi. Who wrote (he Waveriy Novels? 7. How Many members has the U. S. supreme court? 8. In which river are the Lach- Ine rapids? •». Which vice-president of thet rj. s. was tried for treason? 10. in which country &rt> tbp Camel mountains ? ruy Waggoner, 50, above, son of W. T. Waggoner, Texas oil multimillionaire, is being guarded at lis summer home in Colorado Springs following disclosures that he had heen selected for kidnap- ing by the Harvey J. Bailey gang. Bailey was arrested in Tezas and his lieutenant, Albert L. Bates, in Denver. POLICE CAPTURE THIEVES Robbery Victim Not Yet Aware Ames police again staged the feat of capturing thieves before the person robbed knew of the robbery, Saturday afternoon. Patrolman Owen Cox, who was cruising about in the police car in the fourth ward, spied a roadster •with Kansas license plates, driven by two youths. The car carried'no spare tire, and the youths appeared rather startled when he drove alongside. He followed them some distance, and finally stopped them to ask for their license certificate. The only paper one boy could produce was his Kansas driver's license. The pair told the officer they were bound for the world's fair in Chicago, but Cox noticed they carried no baggage. He brot them to police headquarters, where Chief W. J. Cure learned after some questioning that the automobile was a rented car, and that the boys had stolen about $125 from a man in Kansas City, Kan. Chief Cure communicated Kansas City police, who located the robbery victim. The man made a search and discovered he had lost the money. Kansas City officers were al- Expect Climax In Ten Days LONDON. OLE) — Diplomatic circles forecast Monday that German- Austrian tension would reach its climax within ten d&.ys. Several means of supporting Aus- understood, including a proposal for union of Austria, Hungary and Czechoslovakia, with -Italy ceding Trieste as a free port Dollfuss Confers With Mussolini RICCIONE, Italy, (UP.)— -Premier Benito Mussolini and Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss held an Important diplomatic conference in a rowboat Sunday. Mussolini, his bathing suit dripping, steered the (Continued on Page Five) Canned Heat Gar \ e Rains Pi<?ni£kers' Truck; 4 Killed WILMINGTON,, Del.,-" (CD _ Foiir persons were ' and 21 injured ready enroute to Des Moines after a prisoner, and came to Ames Sunday morning, taking the youths back with them. They gave their names as Roy Mass. IS. and Emery Rentschler, IS. Haugen Estate Has 3,945 Acres of Land NORTHWOOD, la., (I'.?)—The es- "e of the late Congressman Gilbert N. Haugen, filed for probate '& district court, is the largest, 'ver handled by the local courts, according to county officers. It comprise acres of town land. on arres of Minnesota land, 320 cms in Saskatchewan province, • anadn ami 1,000 nrres In North Dakota. The total acreage la a ,915. Monday when a truck loaded with nitro-cellulose (canned heat) crashed into the rear of a small truck filled with picnickers. The crash was followed by three explosions, and fire which trapped men, women and children in the wreckage. At least one of the dead was burned alive while,Delaware state highway patrolmen watched helplessly. Six automobiles, closely following the big truck, were set afire. * The dead were tentatively identified as: , Henry Cummings, 27, Chester; Francis Gaskill, 25, Chester; Jean Clasten, 22, Marcus Hook; Daniel Mahoney, 20, Chester. The picnickers were mostly members of a Chester, Pa., athletic club and had spent the day at White Crystal Beach, Md. Survivors on the lighter truck told police the tri-city truck rammed them in the rear. Ma~y of them still wore bathing suits when the accident occurred. Nearby residents, summoned from hamlets and farms by the sounds of the explosions, pulled some of the -victims from the flames. State police said that the driver of the freight truck. Henry J. Knott, 27. Rockdale. Md.. leaped to safety as his truck struck the lighter machine. Later he told police the picnic truck carried no rear lights and that he did not see it until a few seconds before the crash. BLAZE DAMAGES CANDl SHOP HERE Building Occupant Is Saved by Fireman Fire of undetermined origin caused considerable damage in th basement of the Ames candy shop 123 Main street, at 12:40 a. m Monday, Smoke filled the entire building and a small portion of the floo above the Twin Star theater was ripped- out, but the flames were confined to the basement. Smoke also filled the Christiansen hard ware store. Frank Phelan, an elderly man who sleeps in the Moose hall over the candy shop, -was guided to safety by Patrolman William Sharp who wore a gas mask. Fumes from an electric ice machine made fighting the blaze extremely difficult and firemen could enter the basement only by wearing masks. Patrolman, Sharp and Patrolman Homer Jones tad just walked past tie building a few minutes before. Standing a short distance down the street, they suddenly heard a dull explosion as the heat generated from the fire forced out a window and clouds of smoke began rolling into the street. Jones ran to the fire station to give the alarm, while Sharp ran back to the store. Firemen from the fourth ward station also responded and off duty firemen were called to work- Three hose lines were laid and the firs,t floor of the candy store was covered with water as the firemen sought to reach the basement with the hose. The candy shop Is owned by Tom Vellman, -who has now suffered his third fire in two years. A candy shop owned by him in Nevada was burned out, and not long afterward his residence on Northwestern avenue was badly damaged by fire. Government to Start Buying Surplus Hogs CHICAGO (U.E)—The agricultural adjustment administration office here announced Monday that the emergency hog program sponsored by Secretary of Agriculture Wallace will go into effect at six mid- dlewestern markets Wednesday, Aug. 23. These markets are Chicago, Omaha, St. Paul, Sioux City, Kansas City and St. Joseph. At other public 'markets and packing plants, the agricultural adjustment administration said, the program will become operative by Aug. 28. Prices paid for pigs at Chicago will range from $6 per hundredweight for 96 to 100 pound- ers to S9.50 for 25 to 30 pounders. Sows will be purchased at the current market price at the market where purchased at the time of delivery plus $4 per head and without the customary dockage. In Close Touch With Negotiations at Washington HYDE "PARK, N.,Y. OLE) —President Roosevelt Monday expected the coal industry to come withi: 'he fold of the blue eagle withi 24 hours. Immensely cheered b adherence of three major Indus tries—steel, oil, and lumber—th president put vacation plans asid and continued his drive to put th entire nation behind NRA. Steady progress on the coal cod was reported to Mr. Roosevelt b Gen. Hugh S. Johnson. The prin cipal difficulty in the way of im mediate agreement was consolida tion of the score of more codes sub milted by various factions. Mr. Roosevelt went ahead wit plans for administering the 01 code. That industry will be su pervised by a group composed o himself probably as 'chief adminis trator, and officials of the burea of mines and interior department Mr. Roosevelt it was understooc contemplated several minor chang es in the code within the next 1 days. The president was hopeful ; code for the automobile industr would be worked out before hi leaves Hyde Park to return to th< white house Aug. 31. Mr. Roosevelt began the seconc half of his vacation confident tha most of America's gigantic and complex trade structure would b< under the protection of the blui eagle's banner of fair competition iu another month and that con crete results of his efforts to pul the countr out of the depression would soon be most evident. He kept in close touch with the Washington offices of NRA, eager to be appraised of latest develop ments. The president planned Tuesday to swing from his almost unbroken study of recovery efforts to discuss the world disarmament conference at Geneva with Norman H. Davis chief of the American delegation Davis, who is to return to Europe soon to prepare for the resumption of the parley, will be-a luncheon guest. Wednesday, Mr. Roosevelt wil entertain William H. Woodin, sec retary of the treasury, who, for more than two months, has been away from his Washington desk because of illness. Woodin's ap ?earance here again led to rumors that be would resign but source^ close to the administration were quick to deny them. After seeing Woodin, the presi dent will drive 80 miles to the Del aware river in New York where he will inspect a boy scout camp 4-H fiVEINT m Judging of Exhibits Starts at Nevada NEVADA — The third annual Story County 4-H Club Achievement show opened here Monday to continue three days with exhibits Jeing prepared during a morning of cold, drizzling rain which, however, did not dampen the enthus- asm of boys and girls who are working to make this show the Jest ever held in the county. Exhibits were it. place by noon First Lady Learns How Miners Live Monday, and the :ram opened with afternoon pro- the boys live- French Bread Buyers Aroused by Reports of Wheat Sales Abroad PARIS (L'.r!—Thp discovery that French wheat is being sold abroad at about, one-third the domestic price aroused another protest Monday against France's new wheat law. While buyers in Paris were paying 118 francs a quintal (about $1.75 a bushel), French grain dealers revealed that, thousands of quintals of French wheat had been sold abroad In the last, few days nt rices ranging from 41 to 45 cents quintal for about F,S to 63 cents A mult, tousum&rs in Germany, Holland, Switzerland and England for example, were able to buy French wheat at about a third of what the French themselves are forced to pay by the government's arbitrary price-setting law, operative within the country- Georges Lebecq, municipal coun- cillor of Paris, brot this fflet to the attention of the authorities and asked that French bread buyers be given the same advantages en- Joyed by foreigners buying wheat ralfced by the French formers themselves. Bifr Industrialists and larger newspapers supported this de mancl. stock judging contest at 1:15 p. m. Judging of girls' exhibits was also ?un Monday afternoon, the girls picture memory contest was held and the poultry entries were judg- The program for the remaining wo days of - the show is as folows: Monday—Morning: Swine judg- ng, girls demonstration team con- est, dairy heifer judging; afternoon: purebred beef heifer judg- ng, draft colt judging, beef 'calf udging; evening: night, program ncluding music, one act play, m- roduction of winners. Tuesday—Morning. Sheep judg- a g. judging of girls club flower ex- ibits, girls 4-H club stunt pro- ram; afternoon: kittenball tour- ament. Livestock i= bein.c exhibited in the P. E. Shugart barn four blocks north of Lincolnway on Second street and girl? exhibits are at the Central Presbyterian church. The Tuesday night" program will be held in the Nevada high school auditorium. BUR Owner Levies on Show Equipment NEVADA--The equipment of the Dr. Pierre Vanjien company, which performed in Nevada Friday and Saturday was levied on following the last performance Saturday night to satisfy the claim of Roy Bunkleman o! Green Bay, Wig., against it. unable to rollei Visiting West Virginia's coal fields unheralded to learn first-hand about conditions under which miners live. Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt is shown with L. D. Work. an,assistant mine superintendent, his wife "and daughter, who were her hosts at Arnettsville. The first lady visited miners' cottages and talked with their wives as one housekeeper to another. WOULD REGULATE TARIFFBY Columbia U. Professor Has New Theory BANFF, Alta, (IIJ.) — Japanese members of the Institute of Pacific Relations Monday opened a vigorous attack on a new theory of tariffs presented by Prof. James T. Shotwell of Columbia university. An international conference at which tariffs would be fixed in accord with labor standards was proposed by Shotwell. Products made under favorable labor conditions with short hours and relatively high wages would be admitted at lower rates than those manufacc- tured under oppressive or exploitive labor condition. If adopted, the theory would strike hard at Japanese industry, where modern machines and organization have failed to bring higher wages and shorter working hours. Shotwell's theory is that such International action would operate to improve the cendition of labor thruout the world and by bringing about a more equitable distribution of wealth would open up vast new markets for all types of products. Members of the British delegation, many of them members of the liberal party and traditional supporters of free trade, swung generally to the support of Shot- weirs proposal. They saw it' in opportunities for hard-pressed English industries fighting, the lowcost producers of the far east and cen- 10,000 Garment Workers Strike, Seek NRA Code CHICAGO (l'E>—Ten thousand garment workers, demanding higher wages and better working conditions and insisting their employers sign the NRA industrial code, walked out on strike Monday, tying up more than 100 ladies garment shops in the city. The strikers included men pressers and 'cutters and women employed as finishers, drapers and examiners, all members of the Inter national Ladies Garment Workers union. Demands include a 35-liour working week or seven hours a day for five days, a minimum of ?44 per week for cutters, a minimum of $1.25 per hour for pressers and 85 cents per hour minimum for ope?* ators. ACTION ON STEEL Intensive Blue Eagle Campaign Will Start Mon. By HAROLD O. THOMPSON (U. P. Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON (IDE)— Recovery Administrator Hugh S. Johnson held the whip hand Monday as he pressed for a code governing the holdout coal industry. President Roosevelt gave him a precedent for dealing with the unionization issue, crux of the coal code fight, when he placed the steel, lumber and oil industries under the bluo eagle. The customary NRA provison that, no one be compelled to join & company union was in each code. Backed by those examples, Johnson was confident of quick action on coal. The precedent may be applied j also to automobile production this ' week-. A code on which hearings have been completed contained an open shop provision, but it haa bene characterized as unsatisfactory by Donald Richberg, NRA genera! counsel. , Also scheduled for action this week was a code for the retail trade on which hearings have been set for Tuesday. Coal topped this week's list, and Johnson called back his former assistant administrator, Edward F. McGrady from his new post of assistant secretary of labor. McGrady warned the coal men that the situation "is seething with unrest." Deputy Administrator Kenneth M. Simpson and Richberg also tried to whip the coal operators into line. Twenty-nine coal codes have been submitted and four days devoted to hearings. Both President Roosevelt and Jphnson have indicated Ahat the immediate job is to consolidate them into one master charter, gaj&^one o£:ihe dissenting groups was willfti3*ito' s i&ke responsibility for the final draft. The elimination of \wage differentials was a stumbling block, in addition to the unionization issue. The administration aided with suggestions for settling the dispute. Aside from immediate code discussions, the NRA was faced-with protests from independent oil producers against the code which the government drafted. An extension of the price-fixing provisions was sought, and the charge made that the present code would be disastrous to independents. The national labor Board turned to efforts to settle the Hollywood movie workers' strike. Judge Ben. B. Lindsey, mediator, arrived by airplane from Los Angeles Sunday night. He was to see Dr. Leo Kwolmau, acting chairman of the (Continued on Page. P .-«) tal Europe. They pointed out, however, that international agreement on such :i principle would be most difficult to obtain and even more difficult of enforcement. L R. V. Anderson. 2907 West street uffered injuries about his arm and ace when his automobile crashed nto a. guard rail on the Jefferson ighway. between Huxley and An- -eny. about 5:30 a. m., Sunday, ac- ording to a report he made to the lies po!ir r . Two other persons riding with lr. Anderson were uninjured. He i aid he believed he must, have | alien a&ieep while driving. Autos dr'-'en by Don Atkinson. 01 Hodce avenue, and David M. iurny <">f Gait, la., were damaged n a'hearton collision on the J?f- rson hiphway half a mile north f Huxley, about 4:30 p. m.. Sun- ay, arrnrflinc to another police, rndent reporl. Mr. Kuni.v was driving south lien cars in front of him suddenly r»ny for t» .• n,,n, i. im which tjipy I'.travel {roai alace 10 haa been from the. coin- "liir 1 -. (boy rbnr an- limn HRO niul ("'Hi 'isln to iowpfl lie swung out to avoid a irar PIK! collision, and met tho Atkinson car coming from the opposite (iirrriioii. No one was in- Jurorl. nrronlluK to tlifi report. Antos driven by J. H. Dodds, (521 Clark nvcnup. and H. J. Edmond, 121 East Ninth street, wfrft dam- HRC,! sliRhily in a collision at Duff rvci-uo nw\ Fifth street. Mr. Dorlfls wait pulling out from thn mrb. Krr'.iydiug to ths report made to police. AT HUSBAND'S SIDE Famous Leader 111 In Poona Hospital POONA, India <U.E)—Mahatma M. K. Gandhi's wife, Kasturbai, j wag released unconditionally from ! jail Monday. She went immediately to a hospital where Gandhi is ill as the result of his latest fast. Gandhi • was removed to the hospital from jail Sunday, because of the better facilities for treatment. He reiterated his determination to fast until death unless he was released unconditionally or permitted in his own way to carry on from jail his campaign in aid of the untouch- I ables. In the hospital as in jail. Gandhi was in custody. Jail physicians advised his removal, suspecting kidney trouble. He suffered from extreme weakness and nausea. Before h"er release. Mrs. Gandhi had been removed from Ah- medabad to the Heravda jail where Gandhi wa.« confined. She was released so she might attend her husband, Kidnapers Stall Car; Leave Victim on Railroad Track TEXARKAXA, Ark, T.Ei—Po- lice had th" fingerprints Monday of two kidnaper? who left (heir virtini. Dr. E, L. Beck, prominent surgeon, in an automobile stalled rlir-Ttly in the, path of an on-com- in? train. Dr. Beck was seized as h c left the Tfxarkana hospital late Saturday nichf. He was blindfolded bi;> not ti<vl. and placed in the ear. It stalled on the track and aftfr making; framir efforts to get it started, tlv (wo kkUiapors fled. Dr. Reck jerked the blindfold from his eyes and jumped a few seconds before the train demolish *d the ear. The- flrirerprints were taken from ihr* wreckage. Police Believed they would leail to the arrest ot tot- abductors. Saturday, Aug. 26 Is Deadline for Ad-word Puzzle All entries in the Tribune- Times ad-word puzzle contest, the final puzzle of which appeared in Saturday's paper, must be in the Tribune-Times office by 5:3O p. m., Saturday, August 26. Entries which are being mailed must be postmarked not later than that time Saturday. Entries will not be considered unless they contain the complete set of 13 ads. but it is not necessary that each of the puzzles be solved correctly to win a prize. The prizes will be paid to persons whose entries rank the highest. A total of $65 is being offered to- winners in this contest, $25 to first place winners; $15 to the second place winners. $10 to third place, and there are 15 other prizes of SI each. Contestants- who wish to secure back issues of the paper may do so by applying at the Tribune-Times office. •+ AUNT LINDY SAYS- We knew things had been kinda bard bat it'» terrible when the stock exchange haa to u#A taar to water the stock

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