Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on August 22, 1933 · Page 7
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0ft:.., „„ ***** 1 " ff -T rmtt TOWA. TTO«D*Y, AUOOTT 22, IS BACK ON JOB Expects Comrades At Fair Next Week DBS MOINES »U>> - The spirit that forced the "Boys ja Blue" to victory in 1865 still Jives, and the Iowa G. A. R.'s spry little adjutant general, J. P. Rlsley, 87, is proof of it. Two weeks ago General Rjsley was seriously ill and attending Physicians issued doubtful bulletins from bis bedside. But the general himself was not doubtful, for he knew there *as work to do. He took a turn for the better and last Saturday came down to his basement office In the Iowa statehouse. "You see," he explained sprightly," there was so much to be done down here that I just had to get better in a hurry and get at it." "Right now," he continued, "I'm in the midst of getting out a general order calling attention of veterans to Old Soldier's Day at the Iowa State fair. Aug. 29." The general, scoffed at the idea that he might overwork-in view of the weakness with which his illness had left him. "Anyone is better off working." he explained. "This special order has to go out. Besides there was a lot of routine matters piling up. Xo. there'll be no overworking." Last year 48 G. A. R. members attended Old Soldiers' day at the fair-and signed the register which General Rialey provided. "This year I hope there will he a larger number," he said. "If the weather' is good there's no reason why we cannot have a second reunion here at the fair this year." ACQUITTED! Wearing the same dress and the same smile that has featured her appearance through the duration of her sensational trial, Mrs. Jessie Costello. accused of the poison murder of her husband, is pictured as she arrived at the Salem, Mass., caart to hear the verdict of not guilty. Girl Is Found Attacked, Slain; Uncle Suicides CHICAGO, <UJE>—The unclothed, beaten body of a 19-year-old girl was found beneath a pile of kind- lingwood at her borne here early Monday after relatives discovered the body of her uncle hanging from a beam 10 feet away. The girl, Mary Petshak. was bound to a board and bad been covered with wood. Police said she had been'attacked. She had been missing since Friday. Members of her family said the uncle, Charles Denges. 49, had appeared pensive and disturbed. He went to the basement suddenly Sunday night and locked himself in. When he failed to come out the family called police. Miss Petshak lived at the Denges home. The other members of the family departed early Friday. Miss Petshak was to have started to work at a new Job that day. She never appeared at the office. « Denges went to the basement after abruptly leaving a. family conference on Miss petshak'g disappearance with the others. Miss Petshak's brother is husband of a daughter of Denges. Police said they learned that Denges once was examined at a psychopathic hospital He formerly was a railroad engineer. NRA After Dispute STATE CENTER — The Central State bank here was notified Monday that it had been released from the regulations and restrictions of senate file Xo. 111. under which it h?d been operating since March •!, when it was-closeo under the gen- •ral order of President Roosevelt. T'ie release is effective as of Aug. is. President F. R Gilberrt stated tl>e different accounts of the bank, flifcking. savings and savings certificates, as well as those started since the restrictive period began, ?-f> now being checked and allocations rated, and as soon as this • ?sk is completed, funds to be re- le?sed under the depositors' agreements will be paid out upon prv « c ntation of proper credentials. Under the agreement, 20 per cent of ^ar-h 'individual account is to be raid in cash, 30 per cent will be l>el<1 in trust by the bank to be prd o"r. as soon as assets may be • hawed cut to do so. and the re- '"Rir-'ng- one-half is to he held by the b?nk unrf.= r waiver for three years, or until such time as there r.re rvnilable funds to liquidate, j Officials of tbe bank were -not i in po^it^on (o say how much money i v ould he released at this time, but j if v.-j!] h° considerable since they : are holding some of the school, i State to Push Collection of Salary Steal DES MOINES (U.EI—Iowa's legal department was armed Tuesday with permission by the state executive council to collect from members of the forty-third general assembly $500 each which was held by the supreme court recently to have been paid them illegally. Altho many members of the legislature already have returned the money about $50,000 still is outstanding Gov. Clyde L. Herring announced. Action -was taken by the council Monday. The legislative expense act under which the legislature voted its members $500 for general expense •was first attacked in a suit filed in Carroll county. The next step of the state will be to obtain executions and collect the money, the governor said. The work will' be under direction of Special Ass't Atty. Gen. Leon W. Powers. town, creamery and other similar funds, as well as large savings accounts. The Central State bank has many customers in Colo and the eastern part of Story county. Weekly Health K mi MI itri^ C/mA ojie. Their, /tvuruxi of "IketH* "tHim. 1b«wi j'ackci" Getting Ready for School "Within a few short weeks the peal of bells will announce the opening of another school year and mark the introduction to school life of a new group of children," notes the Iowa state department of health. That there are certain health hazards related to the school environment, there can be no doubt. This applies particularly to the group of communicable diseases. During the summer months there is lessened prevalence of the majority of infectious conditions, dne in large measure to the fact that children are outdoors, enjoying sunshine and open air from dawn to dark. With the approach of cool weather, much of the time is spent indoors, where grouping, proximity, heated rooms and inadequate ventilation of public buildings favor the spread of germ and virus diseases from person to person. Parents can do much to lessen these health hazards by increasing the resistance of their children thru vaccination, immunization and the correction of physical defects which impair health. "Last May before the close of the school year, many preschool children were examined in connection with "Summer Roundup" or child health conferences sponsored by the Iowa Congress of Parents and Teachers, American Legion auxiliary and other voluntary health organizations. Much of this work wag done in the offices of attending physicians. On these occasions, major emphasis was placed on the importance of immunization against diphtheria and vaccination to prevent smallpox. Defects of vision, of hearing or posture were discovered, malocclusion and decay of teeth were noted and some of the parents reported repeated attacks of tonsillitis i n the case of John or Mary, who also had bad tonsils. Parents who have not as yet done so. are urged to act promptly and to avail themselves of measures which will add much to the mental and physical well being of their children who are soon to enter school. "In Maryland where vaccination for smallpox is compulsory, responsibility rests with pare'nts to see that children are successfully vaccinated before admission to school. "Any teacher who permits an unvaccinated child to enroll is liable to a fine of $10 for such an offense. During 1930. 193i; and 1932, but one case of smallpox was reported in Maryland. In Iowa vaccination may be required 'when smallpox is prevalent', which unfortunately is often too late to avert an epidemic As a result, during the same 3-year period when Maryland reported one case of -.allpox..6,440 cases of this loathsome disease were reported in Iowa. "Parents who safeguard their children against readily preventable diseases like smallpox \and diphtheria can dismiss the dread of illness in ths home from these causes. Such parents likewise fulfill an obligation to others in the community, by helping to prevent the further spread of contagion." Dr. William F. Ogtmra, noted economist of the University of Chicago, is shown at his desk Just before he resigned from NRA's consumers'- Advisory council after a dispute with Mr*. Mary Rumsey over policies of the board in checking undue price . increases. FIVE I. S, GET G,E, PLACES Five Iowa State college graduates are among 22 men recently selected by the General Electric company to take advanced training for positions on the company staff, according to Prof. F. E. Johnson, head of electrical engineering at Iowa State, Some time ago the company selected 20 men, including among them two Iowa State electrical engineering ^graduates and one mechanical engineering graduate. It was decided later to add two more electrical engineers, and both were selected from Iowa State. The three men first selected have already reported and the other two are waiting for orders to report soon. The electrical engineers are Wayne Birchard, who received his bachelor of science degree in 1931 and his master of science degree in 1932; Sioley Evans; who was graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1932 and Is to receive his master of science degree from Iowa State this week; R. T. Pennoyer, 1931 graduate of the University of Idaho, who received his master of science degree from Iowa State in 1932; and William M Johnson, 'Purdue graduate of 1932. who is to receive his master 01 science degree from Iowa State this week. The mechanical engineering graduate is Donald Meier of Missouri Valley, who received his bachelor's degree in June Ill Des Moines Is Host To National Assn. DES MOINES, (K£)— Representatives of Uncle Eam's great force of rural letter carriers from practically every state In the nation convened here Tuesday for the 30th annual, convention of the National Rural Letter Carriers, association. The first session of the convention was called to order at 9 a. m., by Guy o. Hoover, Iowa City, president of the lowj* organization. Following Invocation by the Rev. William A. Knight of the Highland Park Christian Church, Des Moines, the delegates were welcomed in a series of brief addresses by Mayor Dwight Lewig and Postmaster E. J. Frisk of Des Moines, John Q. Barnes, Washington, D. c. rural paymaster, and former national president J. A. Lindenman. The response was given by J. Ed Cooper, Elwood, HL, treasurer of the national association. Mrs. W. B. Durrell, Ames, president of the iowa auxiliary presented the natioial auxiliary president, Mrs. Ned Goodell of Edinboro, Pa. The national association president, w. G. Armstrong, Niles, Mich., then was introduced and presented the gavel which he will use during the remainder of the four-day session. The forenoon program closed with reports from all national officers, including tne president, Carl V. Martin, vice president; Clifton j. Brown, secretary and J. Ed Cooper, treasurer. Principal speakers for the afternoon program were to be Gov. Clyde L. Herring" of Iowa, and Royal S- Holbrook, extension engineer for Iowa State college. In the evening a number of divisional banquets were planned. Oskaloosa Gets Permission to Increase Levy DBS MOINES, <U.E>—Permission to the city of Oskaloosa to levy taxes $8.000 in excess of Beatty- Bennett law restrictions was granted by SUt* Comptroller C. B. Murtagh, according to announcement here. In the petition for exemption the Oskaloosa officials stated taxable valuations of property had decreased from $1,853,199 in 1930 to $1,8*9,914 in 1932 ;nd that the 1933 valuations were reduced an additional 20 percent. The petition also said that all municipal funds except $74 had been made unavailable in closed banks. The «ty asked permission to levy $9150 in excess of Beatty- Bennett restrictions which would have mad* the total levy $44,000. Under the exemption granted by Murtagh the levy will be about $42,840. Second Storm Hits New Jersey Coast OCEAN CITY, N. J. (UJp)—Btrik- ing New Jersey coast with greater fury than the freak week-end northeastern that caused at least seven fatalities, another storm originating in the tropics Monday interrupted the search for more than a score of persons reported, missing. Five boats believed to be carrying from 10 to 30 persons are unreported since Sunday. MONTGOMERY CO. WHEAT WILL MEET A Great Ward Vo/ue/ TRUKOLD ELECTRIC at only SSDomSSoMHAtfilucurrttteHr,* Does everything refrigerators cotting far more do! Keeps food tafe! Protect* kemith! Cuts down food uxute.' End* ice Mils! This TrnKold has 4 en. ft of food space. Freeze* 42 ice cube*. Makes chilled nlada, delieiotu frozen desserts. Larger Electric TroKolds np to $169.50. tWeed iMket suit s with frivolous linen blouses are just it ^ *" W<Jar ' bein * ma(3e of "^ wel S ht twecd or K occasjon presents itself, the jacket, with its wide un ft r« I rem ° Ved - revealing a W««w ot handkerchief linen or crisp organdie. Smart, and yet so easily made! ln 6 stzes -"- "• 18 and 20, with corre- V 1 " 1 42 bust - Th * Jwket an<1 sklrt for r«f « K 5 bl ° use 1% *"«*• *»<! to line the jacket f' frinir/ B KU v 3 ; ? ^™' Por the ens *mble * ™notone, size 18 requires S 1 ^ yards of 36-inch material. To secure a pattern and simple sewing chart «f tM. ™^«i />„» n ,,t 11,11 .k«eh ...I.null It to J»ll. Boyd m K',k will, Pineen Cenu In coin, n, ,„« 1 « Screaming Girl Frustrates Bandit ATLANTIC <U.E; — A scream : y twelve-year-old Mariana Eggers was credited Tuesday with having frustrated a robbery of a jewelry store. Miss Eggers was met by a bandit as she entered her father's store late Monday. The store had Been closed. When asked to open the safe the girl screamed and ran to the street The bandit apparently unnerved by the girl's actions also ran down the street. CANNES, France (UJ!)—Former Mayor James J. Walker promised Monday to announce whether he was prepared to return to New- York to appear before the grand jury, investigation into his income. "Walker, who has been living abroad since he dramatically withdrew from office during the Seabury investigation into his administration in New York, expressed amusement at reports that Russell Sherwood, formerly his secretary had testified the erstwhile mayor made $1,000,000 out of his office. ".The whole thing is absurd." Walker said. "It's a felony to divulge grand jury testimony anyway—so how could the newspapers know what Sherwood said?" Peak Named Marshall NRA Representative STATE CENTER — E. N 7 . Peak, of Marshalltown. president of the Marshall Electric co., was elected county representative of the NRA 'at the county • meeting held in Marshalltown Monday afternoon. He will attend the district meeting at Waterloo Tuesday. Nine counties, -with Marshall, comprise this district. W. J. Liston is representative from State Center. Answers to Test Questions Bright Spots in Business Below are the answer* to the test questions printed on page one. 1. No. 2. Georgia. 3. Cincinnati Nationals. 4. Lachrymal glands. 5. Ton years, fi. Bizot. 7. Nf-w Netherlands. S. Anthony Wayne. 0. Of thf valiii". 10. Two billion. By United Press Dun and Bradstreet Inc. reports business failures in week ended August 17 totaleo 312. against r,4S in corresponding 1932 week. Lehlgh Navigation Coal company to reopen two mine* before September 1, recalling 1,550 employes. General Goods corporation reports July sales increased 48 per cent over July li>32. Kroger Grocery and Baking company reports sales for four we«Rs en'ded August 13 totaled $16,157,182, up 6.1 per cent from like 1932 period. Chesapeake and Ohio railroad reports rarloadlnss las! week totaled 32,39!) cars «Rfiin«t 24,935 cars in like 1932 week ' STATE CENTER —Tht first county-wide meeting of wheat growers in Marshall, county has been tentatively set for Sept. 4, according to County Agent Harold J. Peterson, following a meeting of the county committee. At that time, wheat raisers will be asked to sign application^ blanks signifying their willingness to cooperate with the national administration's wheat allottment program. There are about 75 wheat growers in Marshall county with an annual production of about 30,000 bushels. Under the proposed al- lottment plan, the acreage will be reduced not to exceed 20 per cent. Members of the county committee are Don V. McLane, the county representative in the Iowa legislature, chairman; T. J. Southard, George Ruth and Lester McKibben. . Following the meeting to be held Sept. 4, another will be held later at which the cooperating wheat raisera who have signed application blanks will receive their allottment contracts. Before the latter meeting, the applications will have to be submitted to Washington for approval of the officials in charge of the federal agricultural program, Mr. Peterson said. 81x99 SHEETS each Warf • fnoow LONGVEA8 Sheet* Sl*99, 4oafcfe bed in*. Longwear Cases 24c ea. Lavatory ss-aT" Pwedtin en- uael«d oil- iron. P*p-«p *rvte nd all- •Mjul faaeeu, canaM plated. Barn Paint Save at Wardte $1-05 gal It's easy to brush, hides well . . lasts for years. At Ward's price you save 25 per cent! Gilbert Students Enroll at College GILBERT—Four graduates of Gilbert high school in June have enrolled at Iowa State college and will take up their studies at the beginning of the fall quarter in September. 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Smart pattern* BY BUYING E ONARD REFRIGERATOR prices must go up again. The cost of raw materials has steadily advanced. We have just received, from the factory .notice of this coming increase. Until it goes into effect we are still able to offer beautiful new Leonard Electrics of the latest model—backed by 52 years of refrigeration experience—for as little as $99.50. They have the famous Leonard all-porcelain cooling unit, Chill-om-eter with 8 freezing speeds, Steady-Kold Defroster, and other outstanding features. At present low prices—$99.50 to $346.50— Leonard quality is a "bargain" you may never be able to duplicate. Phone or call at our showroom to-day. i PALMER PLUMBING CO, 108 Hayward Ave. Phone 1091 ELICTRI C REFRIGERAT

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