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Sign Up With NRA Do y<M» 4«ly. Your belt) to no**** NOW. MlJItoaa <rf MM •ad WOMM iMjr avaTer thla wta- tor tf you delay. Ames Daily Tribune Times STORY COUNTY'S DAILY WEATIB* Partly Mttl*d Cooltr in northw«»t porttom FrU day night. VOLUME LXVU Official AITIM and ttery County Paper IOWA, FJUDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1933. * United Preta Wlrt Servica HO. M NRA VICTORY PARADE HERE SATURDAY FORD'SOTEMENT ON NRA EXPECTED AFTERC 400 Southern la. Miners Walkout, Ask 6-Hour Day CHARITON OLD—Between 400 and 500 southern low* coal miners employed by the Central Iowa Fuel company and the Indiana Consolidated Fuel company •walked out in a strike Friday. The men. it was reported struck for shorter working hours and higher wages. This could — . - . .not be verified at either company Copyright 19S3 by United Press headquarters where it .was te- 5) A n ! Ported the men quit without in' forming office workers of their demands. The striking miners were reported to have scheduled a meeting late Friday at Williamson, near here, in which demands will be drafted for presentation to mine operators. A possible attempt to gain support of other Iowa miners in a general strike probably will be considered. The men will seek a six-hour day with a 15 minimum daily wage, it was reported. Motor Manufacturer Meets Executives for Talk Sy LESLIE 0. HARROP United Prm Staff Correspondent. MARQUETTE, Mich., announcement of Henry Ford's attitude toward President Roos« velt's national recovery program was 'expected Friday as the indi ridualistic motor manufacturer and largest single industrial without the Blue Eagle, prepared lor a council with the executives of his many enterprises. There was no inkling of wha Ford intended to do in the 4a.ce o the efforts of NRA officials to . WASHINGTON <UE) —« one partner holds back, the government's partnership recovery drive cannot succeed, Administrator Hugh S. Johnson declared Thursday night in an address carried by Telephone to the blue eagle celebration in Detroit, center of the operations of Henry Ford. "American sportsmanship demands," Johnson said, "that the consumers of the country rise to support those who first support Uncle Sam." .The recovery drive Is actually working in most of tmr largeit cities and thou- itnds of smaller cities, Johnson taid. Telegrams bringing word that certain coEununities had gone over the top in the blue eagle drive are flooding he said. • -wi thieve ;MC< .-.opoe.:--:. •• •-•_•-•••*• '- • Worcf w*« received in this re mote upper Michigan village anc presumably by Ford that President Soosevelt had gone to sea for a brief recreation cruise withoul saying whether he contemplated action against the man who for years has been known as the country's leading industrialist. Mr. Roosevelt had requested Administrator Hngh S.. Johnson ol NRA. to submit a full report of Ford's position. Ford has until Sept, 5 to comply with the code. It was believed the policy of his company would be formulated at his conference with executices. Me had already conferred by long distance telephone with his son Edsel Ford, who is vacationing in Bar; Harbor, Me. Some friends of the motor magnate expected him to. go way beyond the- provisions of the code, but others thought he would re fuse flatly to sign it ".. A friend of Ford told the United Press he was • vehemently opposed to NRA and planned to refuse to join. This friend Quoted Ford as saying that he did not fear a boycott Ford was in the seclusion of his spacious cabin on the grounds of the Huron club which limits its membership to millionaires. There are no telephones to the club grounds giving Ford and other members complete isolation from the outside world. Ford's "cabin," built of massive fire logs imported from Oregon, is said to have cost $100,000. 15,000 March in Detroit Parade DETROIT, Mich., OLE)—Fifteen thousand marched in Detroit's NRA victory parade. Thursday night which celebrated Detroit's almost 100 per c^nt co-operation with President Roosevelt's national recovery drive. Employes of Henry Ford did not march. They were barred by parade officials because their employer had not brot his enterprises under the blue eagle by signing the automobile code. Test YOJUT Knowledge page C*n you answer seven of these test questions? Turn for the answers. 1. Who wrote "Little Fauntleroy?" Lord 2. What great French novelist interested himself in the Dreyfus Case? 3.. Who wrote the play. "Two Gentlemen of Verona?" 4. Name the architect of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D. C. B. Where is McGIll University? (,. Does a drowning person always rise three times? 7. In what state Is the city of Ke.noshft? 8. What Is the annual salary of the vlcH>resident of the U. S.? 3. Name the great lyric popt of Scotland. to. In classical mythology who too goddess of the hearth FRANCE FIVE AIR LINES Plans Weekly Mail To South America PARIS. (UP.)— The government Friday announced the formal merger of all five air transport lines in France and her colonies -into one great aviation organization in an effort to retain the aerial passenger supremcy of Europe. The announcement outlined the huge merger, to be known as "Air France," and declared It would he placed in effect at once. It was regarded by air experts as one of the most significant moves in aviation history on the continent. The new combine is to have a considerable annual subsidy from thejnational treasury. It will have a, capita^ of 100,.000,0<Mk francs ^,«0<?$tH)y 'and get total snbsidlf*egch year running up to Isy.dWMWO francs. Daily air mail and passenger senr ices linking • Paris with major cities, such as London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Warsaw (Poland), Vienna, Budapest, Athens and Constantinople will be controlled by "Air France." Weekly air mail services will be operated between France and Indo- China, and with Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Santiago, In Chile, "via Dakar, on the African west coast Altho in operation since the World war, none of th« French airways has been aole to pay its way. Each has been aided by the government, these subsidies running around 18,000,000 a yea*. By the fusion, it was pointed out the budget gains the start. > 25.000,000 francs at —<§>Star Airplane Pilots Gather For Race Event CHICAGO <EP) — The fastest air*plane pilots of the United States and Europe assembled here Friday for the international air races opening at Curtiss- Wright-Reynolds airport. The historic Gordon Bennett balloon race, with seven craft entered, will be held Saturday as ;he outstanding feature of the 'our-day speed program. Another featureful event is the scheduled clash between two of the coun- .ry's foremost racing pilots, Col. Roscoe Turner and James R. Wedell. Wedell and Turner will mfeet n the ?10.000 free-for-all 100 mile race. Turner won the Bendix trophy race across the continent in the national air races with Wedell a few minutes be- lind. Wedell won the Thompon trophy race of .the national ivents. HOT, m. ran HUGE Flip CREDIT STREAM Bank* Encouraged To Liberalize Loan , Policy WASHINGTON <UE)~The gov ernment prepared Friday to 'pour millions of dollars into th#nation's credit staeam to sflor It*, recovery program.- -• \ . i A definite>'x^edit' easing "policy was understob^to have been evolv ed by fiscal a&thorities after-/pro longed discussions, among, Presi 10 Rescued When Speedboat Burns in Lake Michigan CHICAGO (U.E)—Forced to leap from a burning world's fair speedboat a mile off shore in Lake Michigan, nine passengers and'the pilot of the Texas were rescued from the water late Thursday by coast guard and other craft. The speedboat broke into flames while cruising shortly after leav- ng the Thirty-first street port. Bud Sheldon, pilot, said there was no hysteria among passengers. Each quietly donned life preservers and ump'ed overboard at his command, he said. In the water, the passengers clung to each other until help arrived. The craft burned to the waterline and sank. Cause of th6 "ire -was not learned. THREE ARE RESCUED MA2ATLAN, Mexico (UP)-M. R. ^ycri,, Philadelphia aviator, his we- nnnip an/1 • n» n .._ — - _.,. . «. . ... .-^ UM . U ,„ ,-^ Mfc >»i,^CI , \V"'t MHVr- mlBsins for two 'days In a a«a- iu. re Friday, They ncr* fornla, rescued la the Gulf of Cali- dent Rdpsevelt, Jpfee Hi Jones chairman of the Reconstruction Fi nance corporation, Eugene Black chairman of federal reserve board and Dean G. .Acheson. underscore tary of treasury. Under present plans the govern merit will provide the country's banks with money and credit in such a measure that they will be willing to push it out into business with little fear of impairing their liquidity. Will Reduce Rau The government-owned Recon Btruction Finance corporation, it was understood, will agree to re duce from 4% to. 4 per cent the interest rate on $800,000,000 now loaned to banks. New loans woulc be encouraged by the lower rate The federal reserve banks at the same time will increase their re discounts of member bank paper and collateral not eligible for this process would be taken over by the RFC to make direct loans to the banks, it was understood. Government officials said Thurs day night that banks would have to furnish "voluntary" assistance in extending Additional credit to business. It was considered significant however, that the government itself is a stockholder inhnearly 10( banks -and it was believed this connection might result in government action to induce bSnis to increase business loans. federal reserve banks this week poured $40,000,000 additional', credit into business add banking channels, partly thru open aferket purchases of $35,000,000 in United States government bonds. These steps are all designed to force banks to lose their timidity pending the effectiveness of the government's permanent 'hank policy. Including -federal insurance of bank, deposits Jan. 1. When 'the bank deposit insurance provision becomes effective treasury officials-, expect little difficulty m inducing'banks to loan to business. Without the Insurance provisions at the present time, many ianks have refused to increase .oans for business. They did this :o stay in a liquid position to meet possible depositor demands. With an insurance of deposits they will not have' to remain so liquid because fears of runs will- be dissipated. Treasury officials Friday virtual- y completed the machinery for the bank deposit insurance corporation now being set up to administer the program. Under the law, Comp- roller of Currency O'Connor will serve as -a director along'with two others appointed by. President Roosevelt. The president is expected to announce his selections Tuesday and speculation, on appointees includes the name of Walter J. Cummings, special assistant to Secrelary of Treasury Woodin. Cummings has handled the treasury's bank reopening plan and has his finger on the entire banking situation. Youth Killed in Fall From Train at Marshalltown MARSHALLTOWN (UE) — The body of Hunter Parks, 20-year- old DeKalb, 111., youth, was found Friday two miles east of State Center along the North Western railroad right of way. Parks, who was riding, with three other boys on a passenger train coal tender Thursday night fell off while asleep as the train roared under a viaduct. Bert Harrington, Colorado Springs, Colo., awoke to see Parks slip from his perch and drop to the track, police were informed. Parks was returning from a vacation in the west with Harold Helm, 26. DeKalb, 111., Harrington, and Ray Roberts. Colorado Springs. New Laws Written in Many States to Deal With Liquor Problem After Anticipated Repeal of Prohibition; Others Will Act Soon By RAYMONP CLAPPER United Prett Staff Corrwpondent. Copyright 1933 by United Preaa WASHINGTON, OLE)—At least a doien states have made preparations to deal with t' liquor -problem on a new basis when the 18th amendment is repealed. Anticipating the return of liquor, these states have exacted legislation providing various systems of control to restrict sales, in most cases whisky is more rigidly restricted than wine and beer. Usually -its consumption at the place of sale is forbidden to- prevent return of the salon. In numerous other- states control systems are' being drafted,in preparation for action at special sessions of legislatures to be called soon. A summary of liquor control legislation already, enacted by various states to become effective instantly upon repeal of the 18th amendment, now expected before the end of the year, follows: Arizona: State tax commission authorized to pass on moral character of license applicants. California: Saloons specifically barred. Liquor may be sold only by stores in original packages but not consumed on store premises. Wine and beer may be sold in restaurants, cafes, boarding houses and other places where meals are served. Colorado: Licensing system would bar drinking of whisky on premises where sold but would allow restaurants, hotels, clubs, transport airplanes and passenger trains to sell beer, wines and other intoxicants containing less than 15 per csnt alcohol. No whisky drinking would be permitted in public. Connecticut: Whisky could be sold in packages by stores only. Beer taverns count sell beer and light wine only. Restaurants and hotels .are expected to seek amendment of the law so that they can handle whisky. Delaware: commission, tude would One man liquor possessing wide lati- control manufacture, sale and taxing of hard liquor with enforcement still up to local police. Florida: Legislature has submitted amendment to state constitution to, be" voted on in November. It would change the state bone dry act to county option allowing each county to determine whether to permit liquor or remain dry. Maryland: Pending further expected legislation within a few months. Baltimore would operate Ainder a license board with each county elsewhere in the state exercising its own option. Montana. Provides $25,000 to establish state liquor, stores In each of 56 counties. Liquor purchases would be sold by permits. Licensed, dealers could fill doctor's prescriptions. Counties would have the option to adopt plan or reject it. New Mexico: Liquor control law permits each county or municipality of lO.OOv or more to hold (Continued on Page Seven) r Anti-Saloon Leaders Plan Last-Ditch Fight .i Tho the 24th consecutive state has voted for repeal, the Anti-Saloon league of America won't give up the ship. Above is a group of its leaders in convention in Chicago to make, plans to continue their fight Left to right, seated: F. Scott McBrlde, general superintendent; 1 Ernest H. Cherring- ion, educational secretary; George B. Safford, Illinois superintendent, and Thomas W. Gales, North Dakota. Standing: S. P. McNaught, Ohio; L. S. York, Indiana; A. C. Graham, Kentucky; H. B. Bowers, national treasurer; Warren S^ Jones, Wisconsin; P. A. Tate, Missouri. F,tR,CRUI OFF EAST COAST Astor Yacht Carrying Him to Capital NEW YORK <ILE) — President Roosevelt put the cares of office >ehind bim Thursday night as he leaded out to sea.for a five-day cruise- aboard the palatial yacht of his friend Vincent Astor. His departure from the summer white house at Hyde Park marked the second time within the past iix months that he was aboard the Nourmahal. It was from that ship hat he stepped in Miami last February barely to e&cape the bullets fired by Guiseppe Zangara, since executed as the slayer of Mayor Anton Cermak of Chicago. The Roosevelt family was down at the dock in Poughkeepsie to watch America's president smiling- y bid goodbye to familiar surround- ngs of home. The Nourmahal will cruise far 'ff the New England coast for a ouple of" days and then swing outhward for'Washington which is cheduled to be reached late Monday night or early Tuesday. No ports will be touched, the president esiring complete rest and relaxa- ion without ceremony. Before setting out for the Pough- teepsie dock the president talked ver the long-distance telephone vith General Hugh S. Johnson, na- ional recovery administrator, ohnson informed him that steady progress was being made in the inal phrasing of the coal code and hat it would be ready for his signature early next week. The administrator, however, had othing new to say concerning Henry Ford's failure to come in inder the blue eagle. Johnson had been ordered to re(Continued on Page Two) » S. Bar Applauds Cummings 5 Defense of Administration Acts GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. <U.E) — The American Bar association, representing the legal profession of the nation, prepared to adjourn its 56th annual session here Friday warned by the federal government that technicalities of the law are not to be considered too seriously In times of national emergency. The association Thursday night heard, and applauded vigorously, Attorney General Cummings In a statement that the emergency powers assumed by President Roosevelt. have constitutional backing Mid that they will b<» abandoned as soon an fo) thorn IB Cummings' address, delivered fore an audience which until then was openly hostile to any mention of assumption of power by the federal government, was regarded a triumph for the administration. Applause was willing and frequent as the attorney general outlined the cause and objectives of emergency legislation. Speaking after a two-day procession of legal addresses deploring usurpation of state authority by the federal government, Cnmmlngs said: "There in no occasion to indulge In artificial fear* RB fn the outcome. Tiere has uot slightest fundamental (Continued on Page Three) the Municipal Band Is Scheduled at Brookside Sun. The final appearance of the Ames municipal band for this summer -will be in a concert in Brookside park, Sunday at 2:30 p. m., with Prof. H. M. Byram directing. The following program for the concert was announced Friday: March, "New Colonial" (Hall). "Largo" (Hansel). Gavotte/ "Novel Novelette" (Chenette). ' "Waltz Marguerite" (Gounod). "Robin Hood' ? ,(De Koven). March "Under the Double Eagle" (Wagner). Waltz, "Valse Danseuse" (Miles) . Intermission. Selection, Victor Herbet Favorites. March, "High School Cadets" (Sousa). ' Overture, -"Altar of Genius/' (King). March, "International Good Will' 1 (McKinney). March, "National Emblem" (Bag- HITLER DECLARES A FERMENT ley). THREE SUSPECTS ROBINSON. 111. (UP) — A rapidly gathering mob Friday threatened to storm the Crawford county jail and seize three prisoners held in connection with an attack on an aged woman, her daughter and her brother at Newton, 111., Tuesday night. State highvay police re-enforced county' authorities to prevent the possible seizure of Harry Shelby, 44, of Tilton. 111., his nephew, John Allen, 23, and Henry Peck. The prisoners were brot here Thursday night to avoid a mob organized at Newton, awaiting their return. They were arrested in Danville. Thursday, in connection with the attack on Mrs. Mary Schrader, S2, her daughter. Miss Anne Schrader and her brother, Bernard Weldon, S4. Officers late Thursday night halted more than 150 armed men from Newton who attempted to enter the city when they Iparnfd officers had stopped here with their prisoners, THREE ESCAPE INJURY PELLA rtT.Ei—Thre*» occupants, of an automobile struck by a. Rock 'sland train on a crossing near '.ere escaped serious injury Friday. A small child, the daughter of Mrs. Donald Stum Des Molnp.s. received minor in.i»iri?fl. M>'«. Starr "\nd woman c.ompn-ion escaped uu- ntrt. Th* nccidrnt hnppeaod about tmir miles w«ai of here. Says Nazis Will Fight Decomposition' ' NUREMBERG, Germany, (ED— Chancellor Adolf Hitler, in a proclamation- to his national socialist party Friday, characterized Jews as a "ferment of decomposition in the life of nations." •The proclamation indicated that Hitler believed the "ferment" was threatening insidiously to cause the collapse of the western worldi Against such' collapse, he said, •Ms nazis had .fought and would continue to fight with "ferocious determination." The proclamation was the one Hitler had promised to his party, gathered here in hundreds of cheering thousands for its "victory" convention, t.hfe first since 1929. Nazi chieftains worked in secret Friday on party strategy and tactics, while hundreds of thousands of members and auxiliaries of the brown shirt army of Chancellor Adolf Hitler gave this ancient city a demonstration of the strength of the Nazi movement. The populace showed its inter-! est in the public manifestations of | the party convention by buying; 450,000 tickets for Saturday's fireworks display, planned to be the biggest ever held in the world. NRA Chief Is Cutting Off Internal Foes WASHINGTON <U.E>—A shakeup of executives of the national recov. ery administration impended Friday as Hugh S. Johnson, Nit A chief made plans to shift his organization to cope with the fast changing nature of its problems and objectives. The resignation of Dudley Gates, assistant administrator for industry, was a fore-runner of changes to come. The impending shake-up will include not only men not wholly in the spirit of the recovery drive but those whose jobs are done. John M. Hancock. NRA executive officer, will leave Saturday after a summer -spent in coordinating industrial codes. Hancock intended to stay only a month but remained at Johnson's request. Hancock's retirement ushers in a new phase of NR/''i'ciiyity; This 'deals -with--the application 1?r'c0&fes to industries which have not come forward voluntarily. Friday was the last day for submission of codes and President Roosevelt may now summon lagging industries to hearings in preparation for imposing codes upon them if agreements are possible no other way. • The actual story of the disagreements which led to Gates' resignation goes back almost to the first day he came to Washington to act as Johnson's right hand man in contacts with industrial leaders. Gates, a tall, deeply tanned man of 45, got into a controversy with representatives of labor interests by announcing that collective bargaining was not necessary in the ^preparation of codes. The row never developed any great intensity, but was indicative of the strife which marked Gates' service thru- out his connection with the NRA. When Johnson was moving every force at his command to start the presidentjal reemployment agreements Gates, without" previous intimation of. his intention, calmly recommended at a staff' meeting that the whole plan be abandoned. ALL STORY COUNT!! ML PARTICIPATE at issue between Cates. became so The points Johnson and marked that Johnson finally told his assistant that he would no longer discuss controversal matters with him. More than a month ago Cates wrote a memorandum declaring a. national crisis would be caused by efforts to reconcile non-union industrialists with the views of labor officials. From that time on Gates has (Continued on Page Six) Labor Day Will Be Observed by Ames Business Labor day will b? obsedved in Ames Monday hv closing of all stores and suspension of business activities. It was announced that storrs will close f v the entire day. Banks, city off ires and the post office will he closed. There will b? no issue of the Tribune-Times. Postmaster L. C. Tilden announced that bft-aiisp of the prolonged holiday from Saturday until Tuesday morning, windows in the downtown postoffire that ordinarily close at 1 p. m. on Saturday would remain oprn until 5 P. m. The usual holiday schedule ol servin will hr in force Monday with box and spinal delivery service, and th? usual mail pickups. There being uo upeeial program or other event In Antes on Monday. H Is exp^M that hundreds of Ames residents <vlll take holi day trips to oMicv towns where celebrations will t»« in progress. Strike of 12,000 • Hosiery Workers in East Averted WASHINGTON, <U,F>—Sen. Robert F. Wagner, chairman of the national labor board, announced that a strike of 12.000 members of the American Federation of Full Fashioned Hosiery Workers, called for Friday had been averted. Under an agreement signed by Emil Rieve, president of the workers federation, and George F. Lang, president of the Full Fashioned Hosiery Manufacturers of America, Inc.. both sides agreed to accept as final and binding any decision by the labor board on points left in dispute after 22 days of negotiations between themselves for a new working agreement. Senator Wagner revealed that prior to labor disturlances Thursday at the Cambria silk hosiery mill in Philadelphia, in which two •<vere. killed and many injured, agreement for settlement of a strike at Jhat mill had been, reached on pverv point except one. Deadline Extended for Gold Hoarders •WASHINGTON (U.P>—The deadline for reporting holds of gold roin. bullion or certificates under President Roosevelt's anti-hoarding orders was extended to Sept, IS Friday. The previous deadline, was Sept. 12. , Upon written request setting forth adequate reasons why reports cannot, be mado by Sftpt. ix. rdldtloua! extensions to Oct. 12 ! be ejnnted by the trr*euj,'y. Every Town Will Be| Visited by Auto f Caravan I . . S . Story county was preparing Pri| day for one of its greatest public! demonstrations, it is scheduled Satf urday, in celebration of the near-f completion of the NRA membership .campaign and the NRA women'al consumers campaign thruout thj county. , | - Reports from various parts of th4 county indicated that the victory! parade will be a gigantic affair* reaching every town in the count* in two, sections," then combining into one long procession thru Ame? and Nevada. The main parade wilf be held »ln Nevada at 4 p. m., Sat| urday. | There will be band music and 4 three-minute talk by means of elec« trie public address equipment int each town alona both the northj and south routes to be covered by; the flying squadrons. Additional! cars from each town will fall inj the line of the processions when;they pass thru, the two squadron* uniting on the Iow a State collegaf campus at >3 o'clock ready for tbs final drive thru the downtown] Ames business district and on toj Nevada. ' i 10 Cars Start Here J. At. least 10 automobiles from! Ames and six from Nevada 'wilfi form the nucleus for the squadrons! starting from Ames at 11:30 a. m.E The squads will drive together fromj Ames to Nevada where the Nevadal cars will join, then on to Colo] where they will separate for the.' long swings back across the countyJ The following schedule has. been! arranged, and each town has been notified to have its contingent ia ; the parade ready at the time desig- 1 -•nated: -.., 'Squadrons .will- .Le.ive-Ames at 11:30 a. m.,- join'with the "NeVadai delegation there at 11:45 a. m., and proceed to Colo where they will divide to cover the following itinerary: Squadron No. l:'Zearing. 12:3fli p. m.; McCallsburg, 1:00 p, m* (Fernald cars to go direct to Me* Callsburg to meet the- squadron) $ Roland, 1:30 p. m.; Story City, 2:0§ p. m.; Gilbert, 2:"2C p. m.; Ontario! 2:40 p. m. Arrive at Iowa state coif lege campus (West Gate) at 3 p. ml Squadron No. 2: Colo, 12:20 p| m.: Collins, 12:50 p.m.; Marwell| 1:15 p. m.; Cambridge, 1:45 p. m.^ Huxley. 2:10 n. m.; Slater, 2:3f p. m.: Kelley, 2:40 p. m. Arrive aS West Gate at 3 p. m. ' | On To Nevada . i The combined procession will then move thru the fourth, wardf business district and Lincoln, .wajl to Grand avenue,'thence to Maiag street and thru tLe downtown busi| ness section, proceeding wlthouf • delay on to Nevadr, to reach therf not later than 3:40 o'clock: J The Nevada parade committee^ will be prepared to organize . th«i (Continued on Pag,. Two) -v J. W. Bettendorf Estate Is Valued! « Over 7 Million^ DAVENPORT (LIE) — The estat<| of the late Joseph W. Bettendorf? who died May 16 at the age of IS/' will total around $7,732.000 accord-? ing to -a report of executors on filtf Friday in district court. I Liabilities of the estate totat ?450.000. it was estimated. •] The fund includes $1.067,000 irf insurance proceeds, all of whichf are payable to his widow. Mr»i Elizabeth Bettendorf: real estats of $27.000; notes due totaling- $27S,.j 000; common stock in the Betten«* dorf company valued at $3.660,000:,* preferred stock in the same com*; pany was estimated at $1.750,000 and around Sl.000.000 in other securities. AUNT LINDY SAYS- Some other language may be worse but wh«n you '' Get in Dutch'' yon >• in bad.

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