Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on October 30, 1933 · Page 7
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'BOY BBTTB1 IK AMBI AMBBDAUUT TftlftUMC TJJUG*. AMBi, IOWA, MOHDAY, OCTOBIR 30, 1833. Sootig Quits as Finance Head Chinese Govt NANKING, <UJR>—Culminating * series of disagreements among leaders of the Chines* nationalls government, T. V. Soonj. H«ry»r university graduate and gen«rall. regarded ag the ablest man In CbJ na, resigned formally Monday a minister of finance. The executive Yuan accepted hi resignation and appointed H. H Kung, vice minister of finance, to succeed him. The appointment wa regarded as a temporary move. I was believed In most quarters Soong would be Induced to return to an executive post in the- govern ' ment. Some observers expressed be lief that the resigation would produce difficulties in connection with the $50,000,000 loan Soong obtained from, the Reconstruction Fi nance coVporation last Jane to pur chase surplus U. S. cotton and wheat. Since his return from Washington Soong has endeavered to arrange the sale of the cotton to Chinese mills. Difficulties beset negotiations, however, so he threatened to sell the cotton tp Japanese mills. In addition to difficulties in disposing of the American cotton and wheat, Soong found himself besieged with requests from various branches of the government for a "slice" in the proceeds of the R. F. C. loan. Soong revealed these requests bad reached the staggering ttal of more than 160,000,000 of 110,000,000 more than the loan. This -was not the first time Soong has relinquished financial leadership of China's loosely-knit government He angrily resigned in 1931 because his government upent $45,000,000 to fight communism with armed forces. He returned to the finance ministry in. the spring of 1932, and Immediately curtailed expenditures for military expenses when China was engaged in warfare with Japan for possession of Jebol. MLAIUSBUKG McCALLSBURG, Oct. 30— Mr*. P. A. Sanders had a* guest* Sunday, her son E. W. Samiers of Gil. bert and Mr. and Mrt. Ch«t DarU of Ames. The Misve* Alice Guthrte and Catherine Craig were Des Moinee visitors Tuewlay. The P. T. A. executive nfeeting wa§ held Tuesday evening at-the W. D. Lorenceo home. Mr». Sana Krink of Bray ton spent a few days the first pf the week here and W«dne»day went to Sheffield .to ristt her son Orvilje Krink and family. Mr. and Mr*. R. E. Baumgardner spent a few days thi? week at Glenwood with their daughter Doris. They were accompanied by Mrs. T-umsardner's mother, Mrs. Huntrod who will visit her daughter Mrg. L. T. Olson and family at Defiance; W. H. Reid who has been a patient at the Iowa sanitarium the past two weeks ia much improved. Mrs. Reid and granddaughter Ruthie Andre were down to see him Thursday evening. Steel Chief Compromises Bright Spots if* Business Chicago and North Western railway reports September net income of ?1,275,382 against J991J21 in September last year. Pittsburgh Plate Glass company places stock on * $1 annual basis", against 6t) cents basis previously. Ludlum Steel company reports bird quarter net profit of J166,- 305, against net loss of 1101,776 n like 1932 period. Fort Pitt Brewing company declares dividend of 10 cents a share, first payment since 1930. Ernest T. Weir; above, steel company chairman, after challenging authority of the National Labor Board, agreed to a compromise in the etrike at bis Welftoa, W. V»., steel plant, whereby both employers and employes would abide by results of an election of delegates to treat with the corporation heads, ending the strike. Answers to , Test Questions 1. Northwestern Russia. 2. It varies from a pale to a .deep red. I 3. Alfred Tennyson. 4. Noah. 5. "Silver wedding." 6. Leaves of the eucalyptus tree 7. Yes. S. Pacific. 9. They burned the -bodies and put the ashes in burial urns, 10. Edward H. Grieg. "The Bowery" showing at the New Ames Monday aight thru Wednesday brings back to life, recreated from faded tintypes and photographs yellowed with age, TUEEE CllERES 4 BIG DAYS Nov. 1 to 4 The Rexall Store FKAXK THEIS WAT RING- LARDNE5? BEFORE HE BECAME A SHORT STOP/ O WRITER f , WHAT U.5. GTyiS RESIDENTS HAVE NO . VOTES MORE MEN THAN \\tMEN? Answers on Another Pnge Of Ready-Made Draperies Draperies in various styles ready to hang. These curtains have been used in model houses and drapery studio displays. The materials are warp prints, chintzes, cretonnes and damasks. They are Ell first quality and beautifully made. Will fit standard windows. VALUES TO $3.05 PER PAIR. PR$1.00 SALE of DRAPERY REMNANTS Chintzes ) Cretonnes Linens ' Crashes Damasks I and Nets 50% These Are All Usable Short lengths and Splendid Buys. TILDEN'S Depend«b'« Sine* 1869 acters as Chuck Connors, "Mayor" of Chinatown; Steve Brodie, who did the famous Brodie from Brooklyn bridge and lived to tell about it; John L. Sullivan smacking 'em down for a $25 purse; Carrie Nation with her hatchet battling the -beer bottles on the Bowery- as well as many other?eelebri- ties of the times. "The Bowery" reunites the two stars of "The Champ" — Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper, who were loaned to Twentieth Century Pictures by M-G-M. George Raft was loaned by Paramount, while Fox contributed its ac« director, Raoul Walsh. Feminine interest in "The Bowery" will be intense because of the emphasis placed on the part the Bowery girls played in the life of the romantic old thorofare. Fay Wray and Pert Kelton bead the large feminine cast GOVERNORS HEAR RENO'S DEMANDS (Continued from Page One.) until the governmental machinery can be set in motion to carry out the above demands. * Oppose Embargo An immediate obstacle in the path of farm holiday demands was presented as the conference met. Governor Herring and Governor Berry agreed that the bulwark of holiday demands—an embargo on all farm products such as that inaugurated for wheat in North Dakota—was hot the solution. Other proposals Included refinancing of farm indebtedness by the federal government at 1% per cent instead of 4^ and 5 per cent and the remonetization of TJ. S. currency on a silver basis. Farm organization leaders, who advanced the remonetization proposal, held, little hope the governors would approve it in view of President Roosevelt's recently announced policy of a managed currency. They took the position, however, that until farm products can be exported the nation will continue in a gutter of depression. They ar- •?ued that silver money would at once open foreign avenues for American farm products. Opposition to the farm strike, heartened by promises of governors and an emergency declaration by President Roosevelt and his farm administration to aid the farmers in returning to prosperity, grew thruout the midwest. Await Developments. Most farmers apparently preferred to await further developments on those promises. Only in two states—Iowa and Wisconsin—had the strike assumed any serious proportions. In Iowa picketing vir- oially had ceased. Milo Reno, who as president of the holiday association ordered fanners to withhold all farm products from market, resist eviction from their homes and boycott merchants until cost of production is reached, indicated picketing would cease while the governors are in session. He said, however, that jnle'ss immediate steps for relief are taken the strike will be continued with renewed vigor. Grains, milk, livestock and pro ;luce moved to market unimpeded in all states except Wisconsin, where one picket was slain and 12 injured as a result of clashes on highways. Highways in Iowa, where strikers first became active, were cleared by deputy sheriffs. The Wisconsin Cooperative Milk pool, claiming a membership of more than 16,000 dairy farmers, announced a strike to become effective at midnight Monday night. The Milwaukee Association of Producers announced It will oppose the strike order. Virtually all shipments of wheat from North Dakota had bee.n halted by an embargo placed two weeks a«o by (5ov. William Langer. When prices (luring the week, however, tended generally lower and prices of otlicr farm products failed to »-M>omi M> (he thront. of In u COMMON 0*09X1) BITWIEK PBE8S, CITY (Continued ironi ?:>*<• One,) the Ames municipal government. There i« not a single municipal officer who does not go out of Ms way many times during the course of a year to perform fome special service for this newspaper by way \ of providing additional inform*-! tlon, bringing 10 light obscure de- '. tails and endeavoring to clarify for public knowledge the more com-1 plicated matters of public interests There are six distinct polnfi 'of i regular contact between tne news j reporter and various governmental; functions in the city hall. i To begin with, there are the; semi-monthly meetings of the city i council, which the reporter always' attends. Reports of each meeting alway* appear in detail in the'. Tribune-Times. Tata newspaper weks at all times to report completely and impartially matters arising before the council. There is the office of the city manager, probably the most Important point of dally contact for the news reporter. Her* is found the execution o: affair* «uthori*«d by t he council, and particularly all information of the engineering branches and the proprietary functions of the Ames city government. . City Manaatraiyl Cl\y, Clerk 1 City Manager John H. Ames epends many hours during each year in conference with the news reporter, explaining engineering projects and discussing for publication general affairs of the government such as fall within the range of the city manager's duties. Itisjo a large extent the willing- and car* with which Mr. Ames presents the** fubjtcts to the reporter that such complete reports of these matters are available to readers of the Tribune-Tinges. The office of the city clerk and auditor is another potent source of information and assistance for toe reporter. Dr. A. B. Maxwell, for more than 40 years Auies city clerk, IK a living encyclopedia of information on city affairs, especially financial matters. Hi» records are always open, and Dr. Maxwell is never too busy to »pend time aiding the reporter in locating details iq his archives. Polie* and F!r« RtporU The chief of police, W. J. Care, and the chief of the fire department, L. R. Morris, are men whom the reporter »ees many times every day. There Is virtually an hourly contact with the police and flre departments during the daytime, and only slightly less frequent contact at other times. Occurrences recorded in these departments are always news In the eyes of the newspaper reader, and the reporter who is alive to his Job it seldom out of touch with either. The Ames municipal court, which is the police court in this city, is another dally source of contact. Here again, the reporter is indebted to the generous assistance and splendid cooperation of both Judge J. Y. Luke and Clerk L. E. Thomas in the Interpretation and presentation to the public of all court matters. Common Ground of Service It is readily apparent that the new* it-porter at work under suih conditions and such atmosphere as PtOB HVB prevail here »oo n establishes many personal friendships thruout these various departments' of government. It is a great compliment to those with whom he workg that there nev-r, thru friendship, is laid In his path any obstacle to his performing his duty in the matter of fair, complete and Impartial reporting of governmental affairs and functions. There is never any effort to shield from public view any error, shortcoming or course of action that might not meet with public approval. There is no bond of politics existing between the Tribune-Times and the Ames city hall There is instead a relationship of fair dealing, and an appreciation of the common responsibility of public service. \V The 1934 fashion chart steers you directly to Ward's foi • lux- u r ion si v furred OATS A new elegance—reflected in deep-piled masses of fur, nestling luxu- Tiously against the face. Tremendously flattering— but distinctly an expensive.fashion! And bear in mind—fur and fabric prices are rising at great rate.. We bought furs and fabrics way back in May. We've just had the coats made—and at this low price they're the most important "coat hits" of the season! And not only that: We've captured those new, hard-to-get rough woolens . . . interesting nub weaves. If you were to spend $25 or $29.50 for a coat, you would get these SELF-SAME FABRICS! Beautiful colors—new greens, blue, eel grey, browns and lots of black. Set your course for Ward's if you know what's what in the coat world. Women's and misses' sizes. Wl »• Wt Mlt f r THE FURS: Manuchurian Wolf Dog, Sealine (dyed coney), French Beaver, Dymka (Russian cat), Caracul, Squirrel Paws. THE FABRICS: New rough, nubby wool crepes. Pure silk hand-finished linings. Warm interlinings. OMERY WARD 327 Main St.—Phone 151

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