Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on October 9, 1933 · Page 5
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Sign Up With NRA Uo NOW.- t«r tf you del*;. M , Miff,, Ames Daily Tribune Times STORY COUNTY'S CAILY VOLUME Official Am«i an tf ftofy County Pif*r AMI*, lOW*. MOHDAT, OCTOBIE 9,1933. UnltMl Prott Wlro ««rvlco W1AT1B1 fOUOAff Tu«*d«y, **<Mwhat c**l*r in, «Mt portions. LifM t* h««vy fnat Monday nlf ht, *li|htlv e*oi«r TIM*day. HO. 84 F. D. R. PRESSES FOR PEACE IN MINES FRANCE DEADLOCKED OVER ARMS REDUCTION War Shadow Blankets Europe on Eve of Conference By STEWART BROWN IT. P. Staff Correspondent Copyright 1988 by United Press GENEVA OLE)~War talk thru- out Europe and a complete deadlock between France and Germany on disarmament brought strong indications Monday that the world disarmament conference, scheduled lor next Monday, •would be adjourned indefinitely after a brief meeting. Conferences among chief delegates of the disarmament steering committee as the? gathered for a formal meeting Monday afternoon showed France firmly opposed to German demands that either France disarm or Germany be permitted to rearm. It became highly probable that the "big five" nations — Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany and the United States — would seek a compromise by private negotiations. Their chief delegates seemed inclined to believe it would be better if they reached an agreement in the next few days, . to adjourn next week's full disarmament conference indefinitely after a brief formal meeting, and continue secret negotiations. France apparently won the support of Britain and America against German demands. The British particularly indicated their strong opposition to Germany's desire to obtain guns up to 155 millimeters (6.1 inch) caliber, light tanks and reconnaissance and pursuit airplanes, all forbidden her under the Versailles treaty. However, in an effort to effect a compromise, the British were urging France to start dis- .. Statesmen talked franluy of the present prospects for another great war, and newspapers in sensational headines, charged that Germany was plotting to invade France thru Switzerland. The French an* German attitudes remained absolutely opposed on means of initiating disarmament. France wants a four- year test period, under which there shall be no reduction of armamente — and no increases for Germany. During ithis period a system of international supervision of armaments would be tried out. If the system worked out,' France said, she would be willing to disarm. Germany wants disarmament to "begin now, or alternately she wants increased armaments for herself. WASHINGTON «IE>—The federal trade commission by unanimous action Monday barred William E. Humphrey, who was ordered removed from the commission by President Roosevelt, from participation in its affairs. Humphrey, who refused to. quit Ms post at the white house order, was present at the commission's meeting. Altho ousted Saturday, Humphrey reported for duty as tsual Monday. He refused to comment on the situation. George C. Matthews, who was named by the president as a successor to Humphrey, was in conference with, the other commissioners. Humphrey has been quoted as saying that the president's action in removing him was purely a political move. The former republi c_n congressman from Washington contends that only congress has the power to remove him from office, DISSOLVES CORTES MADRID flIE)—President Niceto Alcala Zamora Monday signed a decree dissojving the Cortes and calling general elections for a new parliament. Diego Martinet Barrios, •who became premier Monday, will serve until the election. Hogs at $5.55 Touch Highest Point in Year CHICAGO <U.R>—The highest prlc* In mort than a ytar wai paid for choice hogs hart Monday. A top of $5.55 was recorded as prictt responded to the influenct of cooler weather. Of the 25,000 receipt*, 12,000 went direct to packer*, leaving a shortage on the open market and contributing to the highest top linct July, 1932. Iowa Markets Pay $5.05 Top DES MO1NES !U.R>—Monday for the third time thi» year, Iowa hogs reached a top price of 15.05. This price was reached during the sensational rise last May and again list Wednesday, according to a report from the federal.stock market offices. ICKES ASKS SPEED FOR PUBLIC IRKS Sends Telegrams To Governors WASHINGTON OLE) — Public Works Administrator Ickes tel*r graphed governors of all the states Monday to expedite construction and employment under the $400,000,000 allotment made from the public works fund for highway construction under state supervision, ' Altho 2,160 projects have been approved, contracts have been awarded for only ,1,359 and actual construction started on only 757. Ickes said at least 1,000 more should be under way. Ickes released figures showing t"_at contracts had been approved to Oct 5 for only $135,501000 of the $400,000,000 construction. Herring Irked s by Telegram PCS MOINES (O)—State "officials were aroused Monday over a lengthy telegram from the secretary of interior, upbraiding this state and the other 47 states for alleged slowness in approving works projects. The telegram to Gov. Clyde L. aeiring pointed out that on June 23, the federal government allotted [ovra |10,055,660 for road construction and only $5,356,000 had been spent The governor in rebuttal defended t&e state administration jy calling attention to red .tape on federal projects in Washington, such as construction of 20 postof- Eices approved June 24, on which he said no work had been done to date. Iowa's highway commission rill let contracts for more than $1,100,000 on federal road construction this week and has scheduled the remainder of the gorernment's allotment for approval before the first of the year. Test Your Knowledge Can you answer seven of these test questions? Turn to page four for the answers. 1. Where is Westminster Abbey? 2. What is a telemeter? 3. Name the capital of Finland. 4. Who was called "The Little Corporal"? T>. Where is Lick observatory? 6. Is coal mineral or vegetable? , 7 - Where is Governor's island? 8. ot W h a t British possession is Georgetown the capital? Ion? niany Eills ln a gftl " ><;• Which uta)(5 ,„ the .,. est in area? NEVADA — Terms of court in the eleventh judicial district were this week assigned for the years 1934 and 1935 by -judges of the district. Judges were named for the various sessions in 1934 but only dates of terms in 1935 were given in the record filed in the office of the clerk of court here. Assignments for Story county are as follows: 1934— Jan. S to Feb. 12, five weeks, Judge T. G. Garfield; March 12 to April 23, six weeks, Judge H. E. Fry; May 14 to June 4, three weeks, Judge. S. A. Clock: Sept 17 to Oct. 29, six weeks, ndge 0. J. Henderson; Nov. 26 to Dec. 24, four weeks, Judge S. A. Clock. 1935— Jan. 7 to Feb. 11, five weeks; March 11 to April 22, six weeks; May 13 to June 3, three weeks; Sept. 16 to Oct 28, six weeks; Nov. 25 to Dec. 23, four weeks. La Guardia Claims Rivals Plotting to Steal City Election NEW YORK 01R)— New York's mayoralty campaign blistered with invective Monday as fusion forces seeking the election of Florpllo ji. LaGuardia accused their rivals of plotting wholesale corruption at the polls. Attorney General John J. Bennett jr., and his special assistant, George Gordon Battle, were charged with making "common cause with crooks." William M. Chadbourne, fusion campaign manager, declared that "any man familiar with the battle Lo the death that is now being waged between Flynn and Curry knows that, their respective bands of gunmen will herd the floaters lo the polling places on registration day to an extent that has never before occurred In the city of New York." Edward J. Flynn. Bronx boss, to sponsor of the candidacy of Joseph V. McKee. John F. Curry Is lood- e,r of Tammany hall which sponsors tho candidacy of Mnvor Jolm r, O'Brien. FEW CANDIDATES WORK TERRITORY OUTSIDE OF AMES Part of Large Cash Award Set Aside for Country Persons residing outside of Ames city but within the Ames trading territory apparently have not as yet begun to appreciate what the Ain«s Daily Tribune - Times circulation expansion campaign really means to them. They do not yet understand that a definite portion of the prize money as well as regular dally cash commissions have .been reserved especially for ^corkers oujtside of Ames in what is termed" district No. 2. The Tribune-Times on Saturday published the names of candidates already at work within the city. This list was small and more candidates are sought, for all of those now entered will not be active and will make little difference to those who really are trying lor the big prize money. No names from district No. 2 were published, because there-are not as yet enough active workers to qualify for the prizes offered. Field Wide Open So the field is :.till wide open to workers, particularly in district No. 2 Which 'represents all circulation territory outside of Ames city. Out of the $6,500 cash distribution which the Tribune-Times will make between now and December 15, a definite portion has been reserved for candidates in district No.2. One each of the $500,$150 and $100 awards .will go in this district And in addition, all workers in both districts have an even chance to win the $1,000 capital prize or the $700 second prize. As stated above, many of the candidates whose names were listed in district No. 1 Saturday, are not active candidates. The Tribune-Times onlr hopes that at least ''SO per cent of these ,witt ; be active when the first vote standing is pub; lished. . ' . " -• -*•% ,. f "'*'"' . New Workers Sought New workers still will be welcomed, and there is just as great an opportunity now for new candidates, because none of-those already at work have.attained a lead; great enough to constitute a serious handicap to a; new contestant. Several sections'; in : ' Ames, arei not 'as* yet represented. Wprleers however, are not*J.confined to any particular districts 1 'In which they may labor. : ••'."; If the names of any persons who have been nominated as candidates did not appear in the published list Saturday, they should notify the campaign manager at once. A nomination gives each candidate his first 5,000 votes in-the drive for the big cash prizes. Semi-Weekly. Report Day Candidates are reminded again that Wednesday and Saturday are report days. An additional honus of 100,000 votes is offered all candidates who make reports of subscriptions written on either of these days. These reports should be made in order to have one's total, totes included in the list to be (Contin-.ed on Page Two.) Government Will Finance Making of Wine From Grapes WASHINGTON (OK)—The government plans to finance the making of this year's bumper crape crop into wine, the paited Press learned Monday The Reconstruction Finance -orporatiot already has started making loans to established firms for this - purpose A loan of several hundred thousand dollars , to a California concern has been authorized The loans are to be made under provisions of the law authorizing government aid for the orderly handling and marketing of agricultural commodities Aunt Lindy, Leaving Husband And Other Troubles at Home, * Starts Off for Adventure at Fair Editor's note: Aunt Lindy, whose observations have been a daily feature of the Tribune-Times for several years is now at the world's fair in Chicago. While there she will send a brief daily letter to 1 Tribune-Times reader*. Here is the first, written just before she left her home in a small Iowa town. Dear Tribune-Times Readers: The last picKjfe is in the jar, the cat would be out if we had one, the husband is left at home to run things like the radio and automobile, our one dress is "pressed" into service and with a spirit of adventure we are off to the Chicago fair. v It's no small thine to get ready to leave a house and one man and our sympathies go out to the "woman who pulls up and leaves two or three. In spite of it all,our hopes are high for back in 1907 with only a few less troubles and^about the same equipment we started off to the Jamestown, Va., exposition and had what we termed in those days a "lovely time." . ' » How long we'll be in Chicago kinda depends, vou know . . . Sincerely ' AUNT LINDY Old Controversy Revived on 62nd Fire Anniversary CHICAGO, (Ui) — Sixty- two years ago Monday the great Chicago fire was taking its toll of nearly 300.. lives and $187,000,000 worth of property, and again the story of Mrs. O'Leary and her cow comes up for debate. The only surviving member of the O'Leary family, Mrs. James R. Led^ell, decried the popular story of origin of the blaze. Mrs. Rose 0,Connell, who lives in the only frame house in the O'Leary neighborhood that was not destroyed, said that Patrick 0'- Leary told her a cow did kick over a lantern, starting the fire. r Lindberghs at End of Long Trail-Blazing Trip A. trail-blazing-trip across the North Atlantic^ over lower Arctic. wastes, and into •' northern European capitals ended by Col. Charles A. and Aah'"Lindbergh when they landed at Southampton, England to 'board-.;* liner for the'return trip to the United States. The Lindberghs took off from New i'ork on July 9 : and landed in Southampton ; on 0;tober 4, after flying thousands of miles in mapping a feasible air route from America to Europe. They were given tremendous ovations at the numerous places, where they stopped, especially in Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Moscow. The map shows their course on their epochal journey. • The Ames forum, organized last spring, will resume its meetings and discussions this month, it was announced Monday. The first meeting will be held in the high school auditorium, Wednesday, October 18, at 7:45 p. m.. with Prof. T. Vv. Schultz, agricultural economist at Iowa State college, in charge of a discussion on the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. A series of questions will be published in advance of the forum meeting, in order that those who attend may be able to prepare for the discussion period. The executive committee in charge of forum activities includes Prof. E. R. Henson. M. G. Davis and Thomas F. Crocker. Roosevelt Plans Huge Corporation to Liquidate Banks WASHINGTON (U.R)—Pres- ident Roosevelt is working out plans for a giant corporation to liquidate frozen bank assets, Henry Breuere, New York banker, who is cooperating with the president's financial program, said Monday. Several billion dollars of bank deposits still are frozen since the March bank- Ing holiday «nd the president is anxious that tlieso funds be released as soon as possible. The release ' might bfi made thru formation of » huge governmental liquidating corporation which would t*Sie over slow assets of closed bnnkfl and hold them nntil they eould bo liquidated. The bank depositors would b« paid in full immediate!), , WIFE ARE TO TRIAL Last Act Under Way in Okla. Kidnaping OKLAHOMA CITY, <U.R> —A harrassed George "Machine Gun" Kelly replaced threats with violence Monday as he and his wife, Kathryn, went on trial as accused major conspirators in the $200,000 Urschel kidnaping Federal agents warned him as a jury was chosen that he would be shot the next time he acted as he did Monday. The gangster fought with a federal agent in the federal building and was 'beaten over the head with a pistol. The fight started when Kathryn Kelly slapped Agent J. C. White caught Kelly's hands and hands, swung at the agent. White caught Kelly's hand and struck the gangster with his fist. As Kelly continued the fight, White drew his gun and clubbed Kelly. OKLAHOMA CITY OLE)— George (Machine Gun) Kelly and his red-haired wife, Katherine,. went on trial Monday—the last of 14 persons indicted for the kidnaping of Charles F. Urschel. The scene was the fortified, machine gun guarded federal building where Harvey J. Bailey, Albert L. Bates, Katherine Kel- (Cortinued on Page Two) Russo-Japanese Relations Near Breaking Point MOSCOW, (HE) — Russian-Jap- anes diplomatic relations, already embittered, .became more tense Monday. Soviet Russia formally charged that high Japanese offic- ials'Plotted to-seize the Chinese eastern railway in which Russia has part ownership. Russia published four documents purporting to reveal that Japanese representatives in. Manchoukuo (Manchuria)—had planned the arrest of Russian railway officials and had mentioned seizure of. the railway as a possibility. The railway, running thru Manchuria between Russia and Chinia, is of tremendpus strategic importance both to Russia and Japan, since the seizure of Manchuria from China and its conversion into a state under Japanese protection, Japan baa sought to buy Russia's half interest Negotiations for sale have proved fruitless. Seven Perish In Minnesota Fire PEQI7OT, Minn. ODE)—A mother and her six children, ranging in age from seven months to nine years, perished Monday in a fire that destroyed their home while they slept. The victims: Mrs. Sadies Johnson, 29, and her children, Roland 9, Warren 7, Shirley 4, Keith Leroy 3, Beverly 2 and Elden, 7 months. Says Preventive Medicine Will Create Superior Race of People Cleveland Surgeon Pictures a New Role for Physician; Predicts Long Life Span CHICAGO, OLE)—Superior race peopling a world in which most present-day menaces to health have disappeared was visioned Monday by Dr. George Crlle, eminent Cleveland Surgeon. At the present pace of scientific achievement this state should be made possible within a century, said Dr. Crile who is ranked as one of the half-dozen leaders of his profession in America, He was hero for the congress of the American college of surgeons. Dr. Crlle set the following, task for medicine in the next hundred years: Elimination of plague, diphtheria, typhoid fever, smallpox, typhus and malaria. Mastery of tuberculosis, diabetes and T..OS! diseases of th<i heart nnd kidneys. Sharp rtduclioft la goiter, TA stones, stomach ulcer, veneral diseases and cancer. Making childbirth safe and curtailment of reproduction of the unfit. "The role of the physician will have changed to such an extent," said Dr. Crile, "that his profession will seem an entirely new one." . With this great advance, he predicted will come increasing menaces to the human race from th& development of technology. Sharp increases in disorders of the mind and nervous system will result despite the bettered technique, of the doctor. "Howver, within 100 years we shonld see the beginnings of n superior race," he said, "made possible thru preventive medicine. Indeed, preventive medicine will hav tak- oi! place of most prcn.nt dny j>rac- (Coatlr,uw2 on PARA Two; ANNUAL KELLEY FAIR OPENS WED, Cash, Merchandise To Prize Winners KELLEY—Approximately ?85 in cash and merchandise valued at $120 will be distributed in prizes to winners in the various classes of the ninth annual Kelley Community fair and Farmers institute which opens here next Wednesday to continue thru Friday. Nearly 520 of the cash awards and a portion of the merchandise will go to exhibitors in the 4-H club achievement show, one of the outstanding features of the fair. The' show's premium list includes classes in crops, poultry and homemaking. A health clinic to be conducted for children from 12 months to six years will make possible the examination of smaller children of the community by competent doctors. No prizes are to be awarded. Sports also have a place on the three-day program with several races for boys, a horseshoe pitching contest, and a two-day kitten- ball tournament in which eight good teams are entered. The complete program and rules for the show are as follows: PROGRAM Wednesday 1 p. m.-5 p. m.—Entry of all home economics exhibits except baked goods, cakes and cookies. Entry of all agricultural exhibits except livestock and poultry. Thursday 8 a. m.-12 noon—Entries completed, all departments. Judging of fruits and vegetables, C. V. Hoi- singer. Judging of corn, small grains and forage crops, E. S. Dyas. 10 a. m.-12 noon—Grain judging and weed identification contest, Ferris George, chairman. i 9 a. m.-12 noon— Child health clinic. Kittenball tournament starts 1 p. m.-4 p. m.—-Judging of liome economics exhibits, Miss Regina Friant and Miss Alice Dahlen. Child health clinic, continued. Judging of poultry and eggs, E. J. Rood. 1 p. m.-2:30 p. m.—Sewing machine demonstration. 1:15 p. m.-5 p. m. — Livestock judging contest on college campus for Rosenfeid trophy. Clyde Roseti(Continued on Page Six) Score Are Held As Members Big > <y U. S. Crime Ring Federal Agents Get Clue in Chicago CHICAGO, '(LIE)—The underworld story of a gang acting as a clearing house for bank and postoffice bandits thruout the nation, snapped open by the sensational gun death of a gold coast club owner spread to undreamed of proportions Monday Federal authorities held a score of suspects in more than half a dozen cities. The trail began as authorities delved into the records of Edgar B. Lebenberger, who died by a bullet in his exclusive north shore apartment while a grand jury was indicting him in connection with a $500,000 loop mail robbery here last December From there is spread with wildfire speed. Altho police debated whether Lebeuberger was slai by or whether he killed himself, they traced his;deatfi"di rectly to the-indictment and the nation wide activities of the gang with which he was intricately linked It wound thru details of how Leb- ensberger wealthy proprietor of the 225 club on Superior street, acted as principal agent for the gang in disposing of stolen securities. With his beautiful wife, Luella, an accomplished artist and host, he entertained lavishly in their Venetian home. They invited to their apartment prospective customers for the stolen securities There the most polished members of the gang mingled with and deftly transacted their business Only gamblers who play high stakes visited the 225 club. It was only these that eventually came to the. Lebensberger mansion and were offered;robbery loot , V s Following swiftly on the heels of Lebenberger's death 26 persons were arrested in various cities— two in Denver, five in -. -Kansas City, two in Minneapolis,, two in Boston, jtwo in San Antonio, two in Springfield, 111., one in New York one in Detroit, and seven others In Chicago. All were accused by federal" authorities of conspiring to dispose of mail robbery loot. Authorities did not reveal whether any of those under arrest include the six gunmen who seized .the $500,000 from two postal clerks on a foggy, wintry morning of last December. They admitted, however, that the identity of the gunmen is known. MACKEY IS ARRAIGNED NEVADA-Joe Mackey of Slater pleaded guilty to a rharse of intoxication when arraigned before Justice Dana here Saturday after- 'r.oon and wan sentenced to 30 days In fctory county Jnll. The sentence was suspended during good bs> havlor. Mnckey was arrested ««v- oral days ago at Slater and held in county Jftli pending Supreme Court To Hear Attack On Moratorium WASHINGTON, (ILR) — The supreme court Monday decided to heal an appeal attacking the validity of the Minnesota mortgage moratorium law, the first case to come before it testing emergency lav's arising out of distressfd economic condition. The Minsneota statute, like that in many other states, including Iowa, was passed hurriedly last spring in an effort to give a respite to home owner threatened with the loss of their property thru foreclosure. It imposed a two-year moratorium on foreclosures and gave home owners that additional length of time to iecovor their property where foreclosure had already gone thru An attack by member brokers of the- Chicago grain market, on the constitutionality of the grain futures act was rejected by the supreme court Altho the cnit was instituted in 192S, the court's decision v:;s regarded as highly significant in in view of the fact that Secretary of Agriculture Wallace hns invoked the power of the net to curb speculation in commodities Conrad Mann, Kansas Hiy, Mo., financier, and lodge organizer, Mow day lost liis appeal to the supreme court from his conviction in New i York Ctty feiteml court on charts of Yfolitlag the lo.'tery IHWS In con n.'Clton with fund raining acltvities ; of UM fruUrMl wiern «t ' HOLDS PROMISE OF OPERATORS TO MEET LABOR Is Ready to Use Power of Government to End Strike WASHINGTON OLE) —President Roosevelt stood ready Monday to take effective action unless Pennsylvania captive coal mine operators make peace with their striking employes. The operators promised the president Saturday to negotiate "in good faith" with representatives of the strikers' own choice in attempts to end the long tie-up of the captive mines. Mr. Roosevelt was represented a; prepared to "put in effect such government assistance as may b* necessary" if the negotiations fail to end the strike. It was authoritatively indicated that this "assistance" would be use of the recovery administration's machinery for s ttlin§ labor troubles. Thousands Return To Work in Pits PITTSBURGH flJJJ)—Thousands of miners returned to the pits Monday while other thousands continued the strike which they hope will force 100 per cent unionization of the Pennsylvania soft coal fields. Steel company executives prepared to obey the command of President Roosevelt and receive representatives of miners who work their captive mines. These representatives undoubtedly will be officials of the United Mine Workers, but the steel men will not receive them as such as it would involve tacit union recognition. The recovery act gives labor the right to collective bargaining by representatives of their own choice. The directors of the American Iron and Steel institute meet in New York Tuesday to receive President Roosevelt's message. The crux of the coal situation hinges on their action-with labor leaders. If they agree to the check-off system, the strike will be definitely ended. If they don't, the captive mine workers are likely to continue the strike indefinitely. Twenty thousand strikers resumed work in the Cambria and Somerset county fields last week. Others voted to return Monday in West Mpreland and Indiana counties. Some mines in Allegheny county planned to resume operations. National Guard Out in Indiana SULLIVAN, Ind. (UJE)—National guard troops were ordered into Sullivan: county Monday following the bombing of four homes in Sullivan and reports of serious outbreaks between union pickets and non-union employes- of the Star- burn mine at Shelburn. Martial law was declared within a two mile area embracing the Star burn mine. Adj. Gen. Elmer Straub flew to the scene in an airplane and. reported to GOT. Paul McNutt that shooting was in progress at the Starburn mine. Governor McNutt rushed national guard companies to the mine. No one was 'hurt at Sullivan bat windows in the homes of four men, were shattered by the bombs. Violence flared at the Starburn mine last week "when pickets gathered near the shaft to protest th» employment of non-union workers. .One man was killed when he was ru_i down by an automobile and an employe of the mines was beaten. Bockman Oppen Dies at Story City Sat. STORY CITY — Bockman Oppen, 81, member of the Old People's home here for the past five years, died Saturday morning at the hospital, where he had been a patient for more than a week. Death was due to old age and complications. Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel at the home Tuesday afternoon and interment will be in the Story City cemetery. AUNT LINDY SAYS;- Reno probably deservw credit for tbt slogan by &d~vrtU;5£ iv UM world "W« do our ptrtinf."

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