Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on August 30, 1933 · Page 7
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Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa · Page 7

Ames, Iowa
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Wednesday, August 30, 1933
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"BUY BBTm Of AMM" AMK1 DAEUY TUBUVB-TXllBft. AJUUL IOWA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 1933. rAOB rrr» Camp for Unemployed Qrls May Run Through Winter Idea Is Spreading to Other States Preparing for job* In the tlrtt ex pcrlmental camp for un<mploy«< womtn at Bear Mountain, New York: (Center) A erovrt of th« women starting off on a hike, part of the physical development program. (Left) A typical camper In "camp-made" ahorU, rapidly becoming the official uniform (Above) A claw in handicraft teaching women arts and crafts that will help them be self-sup porting. By HELEN WELSHIMER NEA Service Writer IONA, Bear Mountain Park, New Vork, Aug. 25.—Camp Tera, the haven for jobless women at Bear Mountain, may be kept open all winter and may be a forerunner of similar camps thruout the United States. ^ The social experiment for the rebuilding^of the health and spirits of jobless young women has worked. Within a few days a conference is <o be held to determine whether or not the present experimental camp shall be extended and this decision will have a wide influence on other states which are seriously considering the establishment of sub-units. 200 in Camp Now It has been several months now since a group of undernourished, homeless, frightened women gath- j ered on the river boat that would ' r.arry them to the retreat where they would become part of the project instituted by Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins at the suggestion! of Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt. There were seventeen in -that group. Today there are 200 women in the camp. Representatives of welfare interests in Pennsylvania have been in vestigating the camp. They are explaining proudly that they want one, too. One by one, along the Atlantic seaboard, across the Alleghenies and the Rockies, inquiries are coming. Apparently the care of unemployed women is to be a high card in the new deal. "And it should be," Miss Marion E. Tinker, director of Camp Tera, explains. "There is no reason why every state shouldn't recruit its unemployed, homeless women and give them a chance to be useful, happy citizens. The federal government has set aside funds in every state in the union. Women are recruited, for our camp, through the New York relief agencies. We have only women from New York City, however. We are allowed $5 a week for the care of each woman." Only a'few month* ago they -w«r in breadlines. Seared. Ashamed Shelterless women; "Wishing it wa as easy tor a woman to beg a dim as it is for a- man. Today — eyes sparkling, leg browned, arms entwined, they com skipping thru the early mornin u sunshine, or the late twilight, sing ing snatches of popular songs. No because somebody tells them to sing and be grateful. Because they wan to sing! Communists Cause Trouble There have been matters of ad justment to b« made in the camp, o course. But it is as peaceful and. poised as its own lake and moun tains and trees today. Most annoying of all difficulties was the agitation started by unappreciative women. "We believe that these women were planted in our midst by Com muriist organizations," Miss Tinke asserts. "They apparently had been instructed to make trouble am break up the camp. They refusee .o obey orders, to turn their lights out at 10 o'clock at night, to assis with camp household duties. Thej :ried to make others dissatisfied. "We knew what their motives were. Usually there would be a cou pie of agitators working together Wool Growers' Outlook Bright HELENA. Mont. HIEiAt existing m?rket prices, Montana wool growers will gross anproxituatelv $15,400.000 son their 1933 clip^-or double the ?7,750,000 they received for the 1932 wool crop. Murray E. Stebbins of the Montana Woolgrowers' association, estimates. r GILBERT Hunters Must Be Identified HARRISBURG, Pa., (HE)— A proof of identity must now be established by applicants for hunters' licenses in Pennsylvania. The state legislature imposed the restriction to prevent non-residents and per- rons denied permission to hunt in the state from procuring a resident hunter's license. EEL CHUTES LEGALIZED HARRISBURG, Pa. OJ.E) — Eel chutes are now legal equipment for eel fishermen on certain streams in Pennsylvania. A law, enacted by the state legislature, designating streams where eel chutes may be used to take eels from the water, bet came effective Aug. 1. GYF?SY MOTH ON RAMPAGE NEW HAVEN, Conn. HIP.)—The gypsy moth, against which the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station campaigns the year arouud, recently stripped 20 acres of timber land, near New London, as bare of leaves as the trees would be in winter. {Continued from'Page" Four) Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Tom Geataganas and Dorothy and Miss Myrle Clouser ot Ames. Mrs. Gaien Ward, Mrs. P. W. Fincbam, Zona Mae and Waldo, attended the state fair Friday. Mrs. Jack Smith, of Kansas City, is visiting at the parental Jacob S. Jacobson home. Mrs. Ben Fincham, of Ames, Mrs. Guy Fincham and baby, of Sioux City, were dinner guests Wednesday at the P. W. Fincham home. They were dinner guests on Friday of Mr. and Mrs. 'C. L. Finch am and supper guests of Mr. anc Mrs. Raymond Fincham. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Jacobson took their daughter, Miss Lucile, to McCallsburg Sunday where she will teach the second grade this year. Galen Ward and son Horace went to Cedar Falls Thursday. Berneta Ward and Naomi Reinsch, who attended summer school there returned home with them. Mr. and Mrs. George W. Clouser and family spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John Gildersleeve. Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Fay Callahan and Mr. and Mrs. George C. Clouser and family. Mrs. Wm. Snyder, of Cedar Rap- THIS CURIOUS WORLD - NO ONE HAS POUND THE BODY OF A WILD ELEPHANT THAT HAS DIED A NATURAL DEATH/ £!££**'» NO WOULD 8E NO RAIN/ THE DUST-LADEN All^ PROVIDES SCWETHlNe FOR THE MOISTURE TO CONDENSE ON. « 1*11 IT MU Mwvtct me. CHICKADEES IN THE NORTH WOODS UNB. THEIR NESTS WITH GA&B/TfUA/ 6-21 •* ids, is visiting at the home-of her brother, B. D. Kent, and family. Pearl and Rachel Johnson returned home Sundt-y from a two weeki visit with relatives -at 'Blue Earth, Minn! Mr. and Mrs. Allen Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Leininger were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Short were Boone visitors Monday. Mr. and Mrs! Ed Sinn, Mr. and Mrs. George Askelson went to Ormsby, Minn., Wednesday for a several days visit and to attend the wedding of their niece. Lars Dale, Mrs. Dan Jacobson, Miss Sigurd Haugland and baby, Mrs. Selmer Sorenson were Story City visitors Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Gibson, Walter Rainbolt and Miss Abbie spent Sunday afternoon at the' Harvey Handsakerihome at Fernald. Mrs. Leo Boulds left Monday for Denver, Colo., to visit her sister for a week. Mr. Dodds accompanied her as far as Des Moines. Miss Letta Peterson, of Nevada, spent Sunday at the parental Lars Peterson home. Miss Laura Craig spent the weekend at the Gay Ward home. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Allen, Mrs. Ned Allen and Billy Jean spent Sunday at Des Moines at the state fair. Marilyn Allen spent Sunday with Zona Fincham. William Elliott, of Fort Ripley, came down and spent Friday and Saturday at his home here. Mrs.; Elliott and Esther went back with him Saturday eight for a week's visit. Mrs. R. Tressler, Mr. and Mrs Byron Tressler spent Thursday with the Albert Jacobson family at Story City. The Misses Edith Miller and Tene Jacobson, Homer Brown and Edward Rieley went to Chicago Monday to visit the world's fair. Mrs. Sam Askelson, Miss Almira, Mrs. Ed Peterson and Laurel are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Baikus at Grand sland, Neb. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Jacobson. AT. and Mrs. Sigard Haugland and Lavonne were dinner guests Sunday at the parental Dan Jacobson home. Miss Laura Corbin, of Nevada, is visiting at the Frank Mattingly home. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Anderson, Arlene and Kenneth, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Leininger left Tuesday for a week's fishing trip to W'aterville, Minn. The Misses Angel Baldus and Arlene Anderson, Victor, Frank and Benedict Baldus spent Monday in Des Moines at the state fair. George Halstead took a bus load of the Ag boys to the state fair Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Thompson, of Des Moines, spei.t Sunday at the Amos Fossel home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Martin and children and Miss Esther Martin spent Sunday evening in Ames with friends. Helen and Arlene Anderson spent Wednesday night in Boone with Miss Hamilton, Naturally, we asked them to ]*ave. la every instant* the womca r«- fus*d to go. We always repeated that th«y wtrt compelled to leave. Th« remarks that followed was always tlw same: "'We won't leave except under arrest.' "Our anaw*r was a stationary one, too. We told the (iris that we would have them arrested. Our police officer is a kindly, understanding man who obligingly placed his land on each culprit's shoulder and old her she was arrested. Ot course this is what she and bcr co-workers wanted to nave happen. After that gesture, the girls were deported from camp and set at liberty. "They haY» been writing for Communist papers and giving street corner orations on the treatment at, camp. They call It ,C»mp Terror and the Hell for Unemployed Womsn. "But«we understand their motives. Ct is interesting to note that they failed utterly in influencing the group. The 200 members are eager to have us understand that they have no .sympathy with the agitators who were here." Restrictions have been tightened now so there isn't much chane* of any other planted trouble-makers entering. Finding Jobs Slowly Officials of Camp Tera announce that they and their co-workers have been successful in finding positions HUNTERS have searched vainly for the mythical elephant graveyards, where great piles of ivory are supposed to await the lucky flndcr. but so far none has been found. Smaller animals can bo entirely oaten bones and all. by vultures and hyenas, but an elephant carcass can. not »• disposed of in this manner, it in onn more of Nature's secrets that man's prying eyca have yet to discover. NKXT: Where did this l)or»c-d>cttnuf. gel l(« nwme? Mutt Liflht Up Horse CLEBURNE, Tex. (UR>—A horse is a vehicle, according to an old rieburne city ordinance. And like other vehicles listed in the ordinance, he must wear two lamps in front i<nd iwo In the. re ar f rom bofnre sunset lo ?o after sunrise. for many of the women. They are constantly on the alert for such Jobs. As Industrie* are opening— csnnerieg, knitting mills, rubber plants—the opportunity for a woman to capture a Job increases. But for those who doo't get work there is continued preparation in health-building and also la Job-preparation. Hiking, swimming, tap dancing, cards, classes in crocheting, knit' ting, sewing, typewriting, dramatics and nature study occupy their time. They are brushing up on the things they want to be able to'do for economic profit. When the camp opened many believed that the women might grow lazy. "They are ready and eager to help," Miss Tinker says in correction of this idea. "They cheerfully take turns performing camp duties. They are interested in doing the sewing which the Red Cross sends us. We are allowed 50 per cent production on^he pajamas and men's shirts which we make for the Red Cross. This helps pay for the camp outfits. "'Every woman receives one wash dress, pajamas, show, stockings, bathing suit, slip and sweater. Sometimes shorts and knickers are sup- Plied, too." Shorts are rapidly becoming the camp .style. To one whose wardrobe was a ?ad- Iy misshapen dress and coat, this is richly satisfying. Even the trouble-' makers who came intending to be! driven away often ftegged to take their new clothes home. Camp Ready for Winter There is a weekly newspaper, too. "Tera News," whose publication centers in the carbon copies made on the three donated typewriters, used by girls who are" "practicing up" In hope of obtaining Jobs. "Their ages?" Miss Tinker asked, glancing at the eager faces. "At first we set the limit at the 18 to 35 mark. But now it has passed 40. We don't inquire too much. Age isn't so important." There is a canteen where essential purchases are made. CigareU are on sale. Those who have a few cents pay for them. To the others who smoke, slips of paper, entitling them to a package, are given. Use of the camp, which is owned by the New York Life Insurance Company, has been granted to the state experiment indefinitely. There are quarters for winter use, so the camp has facilities for all year operation. The women are housed now in 46 cottages. Electric lights, running water, doctors' offices, a dental clinic, showers and baths, wide verandas, a library, a play room where dances are held, a theater where plays are staged, boats and a bath- inb b«ach. These women will tell pou In glad, voices that they have to pinch their healthy brown bodies to realize BARBS TT7E haven't read that new laun- " dry code yet, but w« trust there's something in it that will prohibit dlrorce litigants from washing their dirty linen in public. * * * The Joan shark is a very diligent man — Jie takes so much interest in Ms icorfc. * • • That World's Fair midget who fired a pistol to attract the attention of a dancer with whom he was in love probably was just trying to make her think that he was a. Big Shot. * . . Government booklet says corn may le put to 33 uses. Kentucky mountaineers probably are wondering what are the other S4. * * » That leather-lunged Illinois farm woman who won a "husband calling contest" at Chicago fair shouldn't be too proud of her. laurels. Plenty of soft-voiced city women are experts when it comes to really "calling" a husband. (Copyright, 1933, NEA Service, Inc.) DIPLOMAT PANAMA (UJ!>—Roy T. DarU Monday announced his reiigaaUoa as U. S. minister to Panama, to accept a public relations post with. Stephens college, a girls' school at Columbia, Mo., where Davis was secretary prior to going to tin ot«- tral American republic as chief of legation during the Coolidg* r*. gime. He is sailing for California on Sept. 10. THEE OJKSK THIS GREAT SINGERS PAKEKIS WERE SLAVES. NAME HIM. WHAT is A CENOTAPH? WW DID THE SCARAB SIGNIFT IN ANCIENT E3YFT? Answers on Another Page The Ames Daily Tribune-Times Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 5th See Iowa as Lewis and Clark Saw It TT IS necessary to study history in order to advance without A repeating the hardships of our forefathers. In Iowa alone great strides have been made since the discovery of the prairies by the white man that have had distinct bearings on our present and future activities. lowans are particularly interested in the history and geography of their state. In fact, it is so important to their future that the teaching of Iowa history in the public schools is required by law. Moreover, it is a topic of intense interest as every section and every community of Iowa is a setting with historical or geographical significance. Older inhabitants can look back on events that have had their bearing on state affairs of today. Yon will look back in future years and recognize present day events that will have made history for the future. Because of the vast importance and interest of this subject to our readers, this paper has co-operated with other Iowa daily newspapers in bringing to you a series of thirty-six articles on Iowa History and Geography, prepared especially by Professor John E. Briggs, noted Iowa historian and educator. These articles are both instructive and entertaining. They will give the authentic history of the discovery and development of Iowa in a weekly series that you will look forward to. FOR SCHOOL USE School teachers and students of Iowa History and Geography will find them invaluable. The aeries will start September 5. Be sure to check your subscription date now. Make sure that you will miss none of these outstanding articles by Professor Briggs. Prof. John E. Briggs The author, Profesaor John E. Briggs, is a native of Iowa and has always lived in this state. He ha* spent much time in the study and teaching of Iowa history. Professor Briggs has edited Palimpsest, the monthly magazine of the State Historical Society, for eleven years and is the author of several historicaJ, work*. Professor Brigps' "Exploring the History of Iowa" will bring t« Jowana an authentic and interesting version of Iowa's progress.

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