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Sign Up With NRA IX> your duty. yo«r belp to needed NOW. Million* of we* •nd WQIWB may nMtr this *!•• ter U 70* ««!«/. VOLUME LXVn Daily Tribune Times STORY COUNTY'S DAILY Official Am« *nd Story County Paptr AMES, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1933. United PrcM Wire Service WBATHMt rOEBOAfT Probably local th«w«rt Tu**4*y night or W«dnt»d*y, except ftner- ally fair In extreme m»rthwt«t portion*. Not »o cool In central and cast portion! Tueetfay NO. 85 IA. GRANGE HEAD DEFENDS WALLACE PLAN MAJOR ASSAULT ON DREADED ILL Data on Thousands of Cancer Cases on File CHICAGO, (UJ?)—Like field marshals studying battle tactics for a final assault on a heretofore impregnable fortress, America's finest surgeons Tuesday revealed outlines of a crusade to remove can- c:r as a major cause of deetn. Groundwork of the drive will be* laid at a special symposium Wednesday of the clinical congress of the American college of surgeons •which will lead the campaign. Emphasized as the first principle in tbe struggle was the assertion backed by best medical testimony that cancer, if detected early, is curable. Data on thousands of cancer cases has been assembled and will be presented Wednesday showing the ease and success of cures in which the disease has-been recognized at the onset. Education of the public to the fact that periodic examination by physicians will enable them to diagnose and eliminate conditions which might develop into cancer wf 3 named as the first step in the drive by Dr. Burton J. Lee, governor of the college of surgeons. He named cancer of the skin, lips, tongue, breast, cervix and stomach as curable in most instances by surgery, X-ray and radium. "If each individual in this country," said Dr. Lee, "would make it a rule to have a careful, thorough physical examination every six months, the cancer problem would be largely solved and many lives saved each year." One form of cancer should be eliminated entirely by simple medical examinations, Dr. Joseph Colt Bloodgood, Baltimore, Md., specialist in the disease, declared. This is cancer of the cervix, common among mothers. Examination of a nrtrther ItrTnontiiS aftw-al&Sjtfcfith of her child and a second examination- six months later would detect any condition which might develop into cancer and allow physicians to take successful preventive steps, he said, Dr. Clarence Cook Little, former University of Michigan president and now director of an anti-cancer society, pictured the extent of the medical battle line. There are now 300,000 cases of cancer In the United States, he asserted, with an accompanying huge economic loss. "AH the material which the •world needs for the greater prevention of cancer," said Dr. Little, "is education and opportunity to obtain at low cost professional help for which such education calls. Cancer is a disease which thrives «n ignorance." Tribune-Times Circulation Expansion Campaign Comes When Business Is Beginning to Revive For several months there has been a new hope in the minds and hearts of the American people that the way out of the "slough of despond" that has gripped the nation economically for the past three years, had been struck. As the fall season becomes a reality, this hope gains impetus and a general confidence in the steady progress of recovery is evident on all sides. With confidence comes the expectation of better times, of a brighter Christmas season and more' definite plans for the use o* one's time and one's resources as the personal contribution to recovery. The Ames Daily Tribune- Times has seen -the situation improving as the months have slipped away, and decided upon this fall as the opportune time to conduct a major circulation expansion campaign. $6,500 Cash Distribution This newspaper has set up a $6,500 cash fund which will be distributed 'among a large group of vrorkers in the campaign now under way. This distribution will be to people living in Ames ind in the Ames. trade territory. It will come as an aid to the Christmas shopping plans of all those who actively engage in the drive. It is opportunity knocking at the door of a substantial group of people who really believe that recovery is an actual fact, and that there is a share in re- Continued on Page Eight) Samuel Gompers Lives On in Bronze Memorial Labor paid impressive tribal* to Samuel Gompers, in dedication of the bronze monudfent to the late president of the American Federation of Labor, shown "at right, in Washington. President Roosevelt is shown in silhouette as he addressed the great audience. ; GLASS TO ON BLUE EAGLE Plans Fight at Next Session WASHINGTON <EE) — Storm warnings were hoisted in the path of the blue eagle Tuesday. Senator Carter Glass, democrat, Virginia, who refused to become President Roosevelt's secretary of treasury, is preparing to challenge the constitutionality of the national recovery act when congress meets. The caustic, diminutive banking expert of the senate voted against the recovery act last spring and its workings thus far hare only confirmed him in his original position it was learned. This development came on the heels _ of a declaration before the American Federation of Labor by Senator Robert Wagner, one of the authors of the recovery act, who said that the NRA program had to be made stronger to bring real recovery. Word of the forthcoming opposition of Senator Glass developed when inquiry was made concerning the absence of the blue eagle from his two newspapers at Lynchburg, Va. Test Your Knowledge Can you answer seven of these test questions? Turn to page four for the answers. 1. What is Cannibalism? '2. What does the word Soviet mean ? 3. Where is Timbuctoo? 4. What form of government has Liberia? 5. Translate "Te Deum.' 1 Field House Situation Adjusted The crowded state of affairs in the locker rooms at the public schools field house was one of the chief topics of discussion before the October meeting of the board of education, Monday night. At the beginning 'of the school year, "William King, former janitor at the field house, was hired as locker room supervisor. Superintendent M. G. Davis reported on the success of this arrangement, nd on the unusually crowded conditions being experienced this fall. George Mayo, fireman at the high school heating plant, has been transferred to the field house, and Edward Pumroy, assistant at the field house, goes to the heating plants'Mr. Mayo" will assist Mr. King in handling the locker rooms. : This arrangement was approved by the board. There is not sufficient space in the locker rooms to store much of tLe athletic and physical training equipment, Mr. Davis reported to the board. The problem of stor- Says Statutes Permit State Booze Control DES MOINES, OLE) — The state of Iowa, under Its present statutes, can legally control and regulate the sale and dispensation of liquor thru a, state board or commission according to an opinion from the office of Attorney General Ed O'Connor. The opinion, written for the liquor commission Tuesday, states however that question of the legality of such a course depends entirely on the purpose of such regulation. ~* DES MOINES (CD —Total'mo- tor vehicle registrations on Sept. 1 were 619,081. which represented a decrease of 56,924 under the figure for Sept. 1, 1932, Supt. Lew Wallace of the motor vehicle department announced Saturday. Total collections by the department on Sept. 1 were $10,373,£ =%^U^T .r^ •"••;.- «« r"*',»,- ment as well as of personal belongings of students while on the field is reaching major proportions, he said. The board approved the election of Miss Erma Wilkinson to teach the sixth grade at Welch school. Miss Wilkinson is a graduate of Cornell college, had taught in rural schools and at Dayton v Scranton and Perry. The position at Welch school is created by the forced division of a large sixth grade class. The matter of a school physician was discussed. The Ames Woman's club has found it impossible to continue their former project of paying tbe salary of the school physician, Dr. Andrew Ritan. The board is to assume, at least temporarily, this burden at a reduced salary from what the women's group paid. Several tuition cases were passed upon by the board, and a num- of other routine business matters giren attention. , nr. c .>-„ „,, _ „ .__ 1 36 . 6 ' 3 °^°. 6 a year . a f°' J^allace said. This represented a decrease of $993,536.26. Wallace's report will be filed in the office of Secretary of State Mrs. Alex Miller under -whose administration the motor vehicle department is maintained. The greatest decrease ,over a year ago was shown in automobile registrations. Wallace's records revealed. The 549,713 registrations represented a 4ecrease of 49,943 uader last year. A decrease of 6,628 was revealed in truck registrations. 112 in motorcycles and 565 in motor trailers. 6- What species cantaloupes? of fruit are <- ^ Where is the Old Liberty S. Give the origin of the word telegraph. 9 - What arc the symbols repre- Benilnj th « republican and democratic: parties? .10. Name II IP threc lflrg t f h . water Julwa Jft tho Defense Strives To Save Katherine Kelly from Prison OKLAHOMA CITY O) — A desperate defense concentrated its entire efforts Tuesday to Wets Confident of Another Victory TALLAHASSEE, Fla., C£) — Florida voted Tuesday on repeal of the ISth amendment. Impartial observers predicted, she would be the thirty-third state to repudiate national prohibition. If these predictions 'are proven, the fepeal clause will be within three states of realization. . Wet leaders expected the doom of the 18th amendment to be signed, sealed, and delivered in less than a month. Nov. 7 six stats- Ohio, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina, Utah and Kentucky—vote and unless the overwhelming repeal trend is miraculously .reversed, they will give the wets more than enough states to put the 21st (repeal) amendment into the constitution. The ISth amendment will remain in force, however, until Dec. 5 when the 36th ratification convention is held. The Florida wet campaign, based largely on efforts to get out the vote, ended Monday night at Tain- pa> where Postmaster General James A. Farley urged repeal as a part of the national recovery program and predicted Florida would vote repeal by 2^4 to i. MURRAY TO SPEAK DES MOINES, OLE)— Secretary of Agriculture Ray Murray -will be one of the principal speakers at the National Secretaries of Agriculture convention in Chicago next week, it was learned Tuesday. Murray will discuss the practicability of maintaining agriculture departments on fees and commissions collected rather than by state appropriation. Ousted Trade Commissioner to Carry His Battle Into the Courts WASHINGTON" O> - William-serve when he was removed with- E Humphrey the man who has d«- out allegations of incompetence, Ple^A Ofiaef.-ianr PrtncovAir a *t*n4.-,_ * _ _ . - . . *^v-*.wuv.*_,, tied President Roosevelt's order removing him as federal trade commissioner, said Tuesday that influential republican party leaders are backing him in his fight to retain office. For the second time this week, he appeared in bis old office, disregarding the ouster edict. save Kathryn Kelly from conviction in the Urschel kidnaping trial as the government us*<l her own relatives to draw a damaging web of evidence. George "Machine Gun" Kelly, her husband, apparently was sacrificed in tho fight to keep her from the 1)9 year prison ttrm the govern- indicated it would i«ek for both. WASHINGTON, ff.P)— The attempt. of William E. Humphrey, bearded 71-year-old Seattle attorney, to retain office as a federal trade commissioner in defiance of President. Roosevelt was headed for the courts Tuesday. The case involved the power of the president to make-over the quaal-judtcial commission created by ns a nou-pArtlsan body to polict 1 business. Huajpttrey. had five year* to neglect of* malfeasance, but because his mind did not run along with the president's, Humphrey decided to take the case to court after he lost the first round of his battle when the commission, at its regular weekly meeting Monday, upheld Mr. Roo sevelt's removal order, and barred Humphrey from further participation in its deliberations. Humphrey requested the other members of the commission to go on record in the matter to lay the groundwork, for a legal actiou. What form it will take, however, he refused to say. feeling tt was unethical "to try tho case publicly in advance." Ali.lio tho president's t,ers*> note of disnilssftl failed to give uny res. CZAR IN DESPERATE MOVE TO MART GOVT. Orders Killing of Two Lieutenants to Seal Lips CHICAGO (UJR)— A ruthless gang czar, believed to have ordered the slaying of two of his lieutenants he suspected of, giving information to federal officers, fought desperately Tuesday to thwart the government war against crime. The deaths of Gus Winkler and Edgar Lebensberger, known for their gang connections, were ordered, federal officers believe, because of fear they might reveal the wide ramifications of a gigantic crime ring. Winkler was killed Monday by assassins who fired 72 shotgun slugs into his back a few hours before he was to have been questioned again concerning the ?250,000 Chicago mall robbery-last December. Lebensberger was found shot to death in his palatial north shore home last Friday. The deaths of Winkler and Leb- ensterger remained as perplexing a mystery as does the "higher-up" from whom they took their orders and relayed them to hundreds of bank robbers, bond thefts and racketeers in a dozen middlewest- ern cities. Both Big Shots- Both were regarded as "big shots" among gangsters because of their reputed connections with someone powerful enough politically to prevent a too close scrutiny of their activities by city and state authorities. Under the direction of this modern Fagin, according to revelations already made, a ring that included at one time or another such notorious gunmen as Harvey Bailey, Fred (Kfflfcr) Burke, George (Machine Gun) Kelly, Verne Miller, and Frank Nash, robbed scores of banks and mail trucks and trafficed, in millions-of"" dollars"* iavstalen bonds. ' — More than a score of men, suspected of connection with the gang, already are under arrest here. Warrants have been issued for at least seven others. Those under arrest include John J. (Boss) McLaughlin and Edward Sans. Lincoln Job Included , The list of crimes attributed 'to the gang includes several kidnap- ings, the machine gun robbery of a. Lincoln, Neb., bank of $2,500,000 in 1930, and the $250,000 Chicago mail robbery last December. McLaughlin and Sans were arrested-'n connection with the Chicago mail robbery Lebensberger had been indicted in connection with the same- crime. Because of fear he might give federal agents information, he was marked for death. Apparently he killed himself rather than await gang assassination. Winkler. who talked his way out (Continued on Page Two) v iiTurn i ririirc LuTntK LtAliUtu- TO riTiirn TU uATHER Ames Church Host to Story Circuit Delegates representing more than 25 Luther League groups from churches in the Story City circuit, will gather in Ames for a three-day convention Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Sessions will be held in the Lutheran church, and delegates will be guests in homes of Ames Lutheran families. Convention sessions will be open to the public. Dr. B. M. Christensen of the Augsburg seminary, Minneapolis. Minn., will be the chief convention speaker. His talks will be as follows: Saturday afternoon, "Pathways to Fellowship with God"; Saturday evening, ''Valleys of Vision;" sermon Sunday at morning church services, "The Preeminent Christ"; Sunday afternoon. "A Day in His Courts": Sunday nighr. "The Symphony of a Savior." Sessions Open Friday The first convention session will be Friday at 7:30 p. m. The Rev. Lester A. Pierson. pastor of the Ames church, will deliver the welcome address, to which the Rev. Hiram Jacobson of \Viliiams will respond. The Rev. C. J. Nagk-stad of Ellsworth, will deliver 1 address at (Continued on Page Eight) Aunt Lindy Sees Men "Die With Their Boots On" at World's Fair Editor's Note:. Aunt Lindy, Tribune-Times writer, is now in Chicago attending the world's fair, from where she is sending a daily letter to Tribune-Times readers. Dear Tribune-Times'Readers: ' Upon being admitted to the Chicago fair grounds Sunday morning, we were simultaneously struck with the vivid coloring and a crisp October lake breeze which sent both thrills and chills up our spine. Before us lay a veritable jig-saw puzzle, "A Century of Progress" to be worked out without even a mind picture to guide us. We were plum flabbergasted! We could see tho that this vast fair was taking hundreds of better women than us "off their feet." You can see everything here from scientific wonders to heroes. On one hand frivolity and gaiety and on the other men dying with their "boots" on—More than ever we respect our American heroes—They smilingly suffer. As we viewed the arts and crafts of the world, looked at a maze of scientific wonders, were startled at the advancement in communication and transportation and then as we burst with pride at our progress in education the idea of the puzzle became clear. "The world is ruled by mind." The high light of the day was a quotation found in the Social Science building— "Out of the .Bounty of the earth and the labor of men Out of th« longing of the hearts and the prayer of souls Out of the memory of ages and the hopes of the world God fashioned a nation in love and called it America," Sincerely. Aunt Lindy. Federal Report Shows Big Cut * t? In Grain Crops WASHINGTON. <U-B—-The agriculture department Tuesday .estim- at«d total 1933 wheat production at 514.S1K.OOO bushels compared to 726,000,000 last year and >an average annual production of 861,000, I FIRE PREVENTION WEEK UNDER M 000. Corn production was indicated Oct. 1 at 2,291,398,000 bushels c»m- pared to 2,876,000,000 in 1932 and an average of 2,512,000,000. The department estimated oats production at 698,531,000 bushels compared to 1,238,000,000 last year and an average of 1,190,000,000. ELECTED Labor Splits on Plan to Organize Brewing Industry WASHINGTON, CE'—The first open controversy of the 53rd annual convention of the American 'ederatioL ol Labor was foughi 3Ut on the convention floor Tuesday in a dispute between craft and industrial methods for organ- luR the brewing industry. The convention adopted resolutions condemning pubii< % sciiool retrenchment, and pledi-'inK al( l to HIP child Isbor amendr.>ent. before turning to the hot .hnnrtictlonal various unions i;ii MJ ^ivr. *l>liy I L*» I -»i. ' MillUl.ft (,.l',- oa Page Twoj. iorgaulzJag brew,wj. Served Legion 2 Years As Adjutant • Lynn T. Andrns, bridge designer at the state highway commission and for the past two years adjutant of Ames Post No. 37, American Legion, way. elected post commander, Monday... night, succeeding E. A. Thomas who held the office for two years. The post elected other officers as follows: First vice commander, Prof W. E. Galligan; second vice commander. Dr. C. D. Lee; adjutant, Ed Cleary; finance officer, A. E. Wickland, reelected; chaplair, Dr. C. B. Kerr; sergeant-at-anns, Richard Holts, reelected; historian, F. H. Corliss, reelected. The new executive committee includes: Lewis E. Amme, M. B. Griffith, WilWe L. Harper, John E. Hiland and C. O. Powers, All officers and the past commander are automatically members of the executive committee. f. O. O. F. Hall Leased The Legion approved plans for leasing the second floor hall of the Odd Fellows building for one year. and will tafee over the new quarters at once, moving the post property in, from storage. Eight other organizations will sub-lease the hall from the Legion for regular meetings. The meeting Monday night was held there. The new post commander is a graduate of Iowa State college, and has been a Legioaaire for 13 years. He served overseas in the World war. Born at Hart. Mich., Andres received his early, education there, moving to Los Angeles, Cal., where he resided "three years before entering Iowa State college in architectural engineering. H. Enlisted In 1917 He enlisted in June 1917. in his junior year at Towa State, in the 109th Iowa engineers, and served a year in American campr before going overseas. After 10 months in Engl nd and France, he returned to the states and was discharged in July 1919 in the grade of sergeant. Returning to Iowa State to complete his education, h- was gradu- (Continued on Pass Eight) Firemen Inspect Ames Business Bldgs. Fire prevention week opened thruout Iowa on Monday, with programs of varied character under way in many cities and towns, having as their objectives the awakening of the public mind and thot toward the prevention of fires, and toward the elimination of petty carelessness that is responsible for so much of the nation's fire loss. In Ames, fire prevention will be discussed In the schools, and there will be newspaper publicity given to the general subject. Fire prevention posters have been placed in several downtown windows. A radio address on the subject over station WOI at Iowa State college, Thursday, from 12 to 12:15 o'clock, by S. S- Brown, senior engineer of the Des Moines bureau of the Travelers Insurance company. City firemen Monday were completing a downtown fire inspection tour, and the fourth ward business district is to undergo inspection before the end of the week. These inspections are periodical. Two firemen visit each building, giving particular attention to basements, attics and electric wiring. A report is filled out at the time the inspection is made, and is signed by the firemen and by the owner or other person in charge of the building. A carbon copy is left with the owner and the original becomes a part of the fire department records. Chief. Morris Monday commended the Ames business men for their fine cooperation with his department in the conduct of these Inspections. The , L . splendid spirit of cooperation shoVn, and the attention given to keeping hazards at a minimum are directly responsible for the low fire losses in the business districts of Ames, the chief said. Only one serious fire (Continued on Page Annual Collins Institute Will Begin Thurs. COLLINS — The eighth annual Collins Institute and Poultry show is scheduled to open here Thursday for three days with exhibits in divisions for colts, pigs, poultry, grain and hay, fruits and vegetables, flowers and women's and girls'' domestic science products. Entries in all classes will be received from 9 a., m. to 10 p. m. Thursday and judging will begin Friday mornina;. Several members SAYS SECRETARY IS STRIVING TO HELP FARMERS Veteran Agricultural Organization Meets at Grinnell GRIXNELL (LIE)—A defence of the federal ..overnment's program of economic stability for agricul- ture''by State Master Ralph W. Smith of the Iowa State Grange- was heard here Tuesday, Smith's address was the opening event of the annual state grange convention. His defense of the administration followed closely after the opening sentences of his talk, in which he reviewed the agricultural situation to date. "Much criticism has developed in formulating this program and placing it in operation, and much of it has been directed at Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace," Smith said. "lam 01'the firm opinion that Mr. Wallace, guided only by his great desire to render service to those who till the soil, is using his efforts to aid the farmer of this nation to secure their full share of permanent prosperity." Agricultural recovery, Smith continued, resolves itself into three- points, each of .which he considers necessary for solution of the problem: 1. Agricultural production must be controlled insofar as safety will permit by reduction of crop acre- ages. 2. Russia must be recognized and the huge market there for American products cultivated carefully. . . . 3. The American dollar must be stabilized or some form of controlled inflation instituted. Iowa fanners and their families convene here Tuesday from all parts of the state to attend the opening sessions of the annual Iowa. Orange convention. the organization was devoted"' chiefly to appointment of committees. The delegates were officially welcomeoVby Mayor Bert WhitaJker of Grinnell at 1:30 p. m.. Scheduled also on the afternoon program was the annual report of President Smith, state Secretary Mary Lawaon of Oakland and other officials. Headlining the program for the second day of the convention is a scheduled address by Gov. Clyde L. Herring. Mrss. Agness Samnelson, superintendent of public instate* tion, is scheduled for an address Oct. 12, at the final evening program of the convention. Miaa Samuelson will discuss the problems of education as related to agriculture. SIOUX CITY, (EB—Miller MacFarland, 58, postmaster of Marshalltown, died here Tuesday of injuries received in an auto accident Monday night in which his wife, Daisy MacFarland, 58, was instantly killed. The postmaster's brother and hia wife, Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer MacFarland, and Mrs, Amanda White, all of Chaxiton, were seriously injured in the accident, in which their car and a truck collided near Holly Springs. Mrs. Gus Stark, 39, wife af a. Mapleton blacksmith, was killed, in a second accident near here Monday night in which Joseph Bohall of Smithland wag seriously in- red. The two accidents were within two miles of each other. Livestock Producers Will Meet Friday OMAHA <O?)-— Responding to a suggestion of Secretary of Agriculture Wallace, the U. S. Live- for a meeting in Chicago on Oct. 13 and 14 to discuss relief measures for the livestock producer, NEW YORK <!'P — N'icolina DePalma, 23, Yonkcrs nurse and James Modify. -.". fiiiine station manager, were sentenced Tuesday to five and 1ft -ears,-respectively, in the federal pfnir-niinry for threatening to kidnap H>-Ien Dougherty, niece of a Morcan partner. The. sentences were pronounced by Federal .Tudce Alfred <"ox:\ tfoth had pleaded guilty to indictments drawn under tho new Lindberg kidnap law. The defendants attempted to ox- tort $lo,00ft from Franklin Hatch- eller of Yonkers on threats to kidnap his 23-yenr-fiM dftiichler. who I* a niece 'of Russill Uft'lnfovell of fhft firm of J, P. Morgan awl company, i of the Iowa State college faculty ! stock association ^Tuesday called have been secured to serve as judges in a number of divisions. They are E. S. Uayg of the farm crops department, who will judge \ Pres - A - D - Majors of the S.SSQgrain: J. C rfchiUetter of the horti- l«ation announced here. culture department, who will judge j vegetables: and A. L. QuaJfe of j the animal husbandry department, who will judge colts. Grain, poultry, domestic science and vegetable exhibits will be judged Friday morning, pigs will be judged Saturday morning and lambs and colts will j j be judged Saturday afternoon. • Prof. SchilMrer will address a general meeting Friday afternoon on "Orchard Practices for 1934." A meeting for nun following the funeral session will t- 1 addressed by Prof. G, S. Shepherd of the Iowa j State college agricultural eeonorn- [ AUNT LINDY SAYS- ics depar f "ient and Dr. A. G. Black of associate of the national corn-hog administration. His topir will be "The .Vow Deal for Agriculture." A meeting for women will he held the same, afternoon. On the wo- men'a program 1; a talk on "Making Over Clothing," and a panto- mine, "Bffor«; and After," by <;irls of the ninth and tenth grades of th« Collins school. On Saturday evenlncr, Stale Gnnie Warde.n I. T. Bode will upeak on "Preservation of Wild Lire," procsdiaj & homo uleftt program. When anybody tells us they failed to speak because they didn't know our clothe* right off we know the slight was intentional.

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