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Chief Advertiser, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1937, Perry, Iowa Vol I No 34 THE Published Each Week on Thursday DECEMBER PAGES LOCAL PEOPLE OFFERED EXTRA CASH Dallas County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Dec 20th I BULLETINS ATTEMPT ASSASSINATION OF FRENCH LEADERS liavd unearthed several T v plots by Croatian Nationalists to Minister Yvon and other French cabinet officials The Attempt was to be made when ana others of hii party visited yesterday CARPENTER BANK ROBBED ESTIMATED LOSS Robbers smashed a two foot hole in the Avails of the bank vault here and then blew the safe This bank has been the victim of Iwo previous the past two years BLIZZARD SWEEPS EASTERN STATES N and snows paralyzed most all of New York state and covered parti of nearby states and New England Snow drifts near in many places Jive to fifteen feet deep Some 24 dead were reported from New York and vania the storm THE II A- W A CALL STRIKE AT FORD'S Hi C PLANT Kansas The U A W an affiliate of the C I O called a strike at sembly plant here Saturday Police broke up picket In it and arrested 49 of the sinkers C 1 O threaten to call a THE GRIDIRON CLUB AND ROASTS NOTABLES D The newspaper men of Washington pat everything they had in the of the Gridiron Club annual banquet lost Saturday The great and near great of the were exposed lo jest and biting sarcasm CLAIMS FRENCHMAN A REGULAR BLUEBEARD a has been ar- for the murder of Jean an American dancer evidence leads lice to believe the man is for the or 3 women and 1 men by his of CHINESE CONTINUE TO FLEE FROM JAPANESE anew have captured many strategic positions which will off the escape of part nf UK army defending Nanking claim that have Nanking most surrounded and predict capture within a days CHARLES p PANS G O P OUTLOOK IIL P son at the er President Interviewed by men here that party well pUnned lie LUXURY STEAMER HITS HOCKS NEAR FORMOSA The 1 million Mlar fe still the rocks where she run MI a blind near Fill that tne can ke The 453 engen were to and taken Manilla CALIFORNIA FLOODS RECEDE AFTER GREAT DAMAGE Three of In il Jn in of Many heMI Un FAMOUS CARTOONIST SERIOUSLY ILL E tlie lumm C EVENT BE HELD AT CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN ADEL A G Taylor of Chicago Will Be Speaker on The Pi Annual meeting of the Dallas county Farm Bureau federation will be held in Adel next De- cember at the Christian church according to announcement issued by officers of the organization nay Thj 1937 convention is ed to be one of the largest ever held by Dallas county farmers Business sessions for trie men will be held m the court room at the Dallas courlty court house in the which the women of the Bureau will hold their meeting at the Church The com- in charge asks that each family a basket lunch for the noon meal as was impossible to secure the ladies of the church to serve Uis In the afternoon a joint session rf the men and women will be held the church and A G of will be the principal speaker In an effort to bring out a large attendance a drive is being mode throughout for each Farm Bureau member to one new member annual ing Expansion of 01 is being pushed by officers and members are urged to join in the The following is the complete program of the Adel MORNING PROGRAM A All ladles meet In the tian church at a m B- AlP msn meet Room at 10.00 m NOON The committee suggests that ple attending the Annual ing may bring their own basket lunch or eat at the restaurants The Committee was unable to cure the Ladies Aid to serve Uer vear AFTERNOON PROGRAM Rev Shaw Community Singing Edward Snydergaard C Evelyn Home Demonstration Agent Lloyd Co Club Agent Roger Co Agent Selections Colfax Male tette Chas Chr Home project Work G Illinois Election ol Officers Report of Committee Election Results by APOLOGY EXTENDED TO AMBASSADOR IS SUff Members Dejected At Sad Turn of Events Attempt Made to Rob Sales Bam An attempt to break open the safe at the Conway Brothers Sales bam was made during the night Monday according to made to the Dallas county Sheriff's of- this morning when it was dis- covered the office had been broken into Entrance was gained through the rear of the building and several door leeks broken to get to the office The combination had been knocked off of the safe and the hinges tered out but tho thieves were un- to get it open Some ai tides were taken from the office and restroom but the loss was not to be heavy De- Sheriff Evan Burger gated the this morning PRESIDENT'S NOTE ERED TO EMPEROR HIROHITO Ready la Accept Responsibility and Make All Possible Amends CIRCULATION WILL REMAIN WELL OVER THE MARK M the mitt Japan For- eign Minister Koki ed today for the sinking of the Un- Stales gunboat and al ministry officials expressed dis- may over the Incident The foreign minister tendered his to the Unit cd States C Grew The ed that before news of the Incident was received he had told that Japanese shells were falling near American ships The ambassador had asked that Japanese vessels and aircraft use caution At the navy ministry high members were de- will not attempt lo dodge through foolish one said News of the bombing WM not generally but it heard on the stock market where the reaction Slight The press silent on both the bombing of the and Huge to the Fifteenth Annual Perry Daily Chief Bargain Day subscription sale held will exceed the mark set by the Chief in 1936 preliminary analysis results disclosed today The check-up the Chief will continue well over the 3.000 circulation which is of con- satisfaction to the ers and should be greeted with en- by Perry who find this medium bringing results from advertising NEW SUBSCRIBERS Receipts indicate the sale will bt one of the highest in the fifteen year period with more than bU brand new added with hundreds of renewals The complete hsk touches the mark of In Perry more than 550 of the 1280 subscribers to the Chief paid their subscriptions This figure akc Includes a number pf new readers The circulation in Perry steadily reaches toward the maximum as the best available figures indicate there are but slightly more than 1400 sible apartments and iness in the city CARRIERS WIN In the annual city carrier boy contest held in connection with the Bargain day the boys won the quet offered by the Chief for an increase return with a large gin The boys will decide their own the place time of the big feed be given in the near future Several individual prizes were offeree the boys made the gest gain In subscribers with Eugene taking with an increase of ten Donald Cowan took second money with a mark Just short of the winners and Deal third Lester was fourth For the boy bringing m the most new subscribers not taking the the prize went to Richard Bentley Parley won the prize money for the tier securing the most yearly sub- scribers to change from the weekly basis Over the counter rural ers last year's total by more 100 and several of the rural routes out of towns near Perry re- mained almost 100 percent Many subscriptions were being received today by mall and a complete up will not be available for scv cral days However the event was one of the most successful ever held SHANGHAI CHINA THE KNOWN DEATH TOLL FROM THE BOMBING OF THE UNITED STATES GUNBOAT PANAY AND THREE OTHER AMERICAN STEAMERS INCREASED TO FOUR TONIGHT WHEN THE BADLy BURNED BODY OF AN UNIDENTIFIED SEAMAN WAS FOUND Tuesday met the major demands of President Roosevelt on the sinking of the United Stales gunboat Panay be- fore they were presented A Japanese note expressed re- promised indemnification slated measures already had been taken to prevent recurrence of the A short lime the gisl of President Roosevelt's FORMAL NOTE FROM STATE DEPARTMENT TO JAPS D- The stale department an- today that the hod sent a formal to Japan protesting against iht bombing of erican gunboat Panay and de- manding adequate reparations The demands were the same as set forth by Roosevelt In an oral aec directed In demanding full satisfaction for the on ihc was lo a high official QUIET RECEPTION ll was ihc dum was received The high source said ihc prompt delivery of ihc demand lo the beat cd the of ihc Japanese regarding ihc allack on the Panay the extent of to fact the tic he uid Official and unofficial sentiment including personal toward America from the Japanese man in ihc seemed lo a readiness lo accept the responsibility and to make all possible amends of British The Chief deeply appreciates the fine expression or confidence from the people of Perry and ing vicinity and wUl endeavor ing the coming year to merit such evident approval DCS Moines Payroll Robbery in A and P Offices at Cleveland TWO IOWANS LISTED AS OF THE GUNBOAT PANAY CREW D C Tlic navy department day the list or the ed States Panay crew prepared on October 31 Some changes may have been made since then in the list which included two the department said The listed were man Charles Scott of Baxter and Water Fon Huffman of Des No reports these tuo men had been received day OUTBREAK OF FIGHTING HALTS MOVING OF BOAT VICTIMS China blazed in fallen Nanking tonight as the anese pursuing its punitive mission deep into rolled on the tal WIDELY KNOWN FARMER HAD BEEN ILL FROM HEART DISEASE Thomas Harrison 76 widely known farmer of the his home there Monday morning at following in illness which has ex- over a considerable period Death was due to heart disease ircm which he liad been a chronic RU ff erer services were held afternoon at 2.30 o'clock at the Church of Christ with tho Rev Esper Canady and the Rev Mrs Clayton officiating Interment was made in the cemetery BORN IN ENGLAND Mr Harrison is survived by his wife the former Amy Arminnie Chaney to whom he was mamed in 1893 Two daughters also survive Mrs P Wicks of and Aley M Thomburg of De- troll and 2 also survive do two Mrs Sarah Ann French of Texas and Mrs Lucy Pridgeon of Lincolnshire England Mi was bom in the lage of land May 1861 and resided there until a man of 20 when hn came to America He tled in Iowa In Dallas county in 1881 and this has since been hts re- sidence He became a member of the Church or England as a youth and in 1802 transferred Ills tion to the Church of Christ In He was a faithful ber Mr was a man of fine reputation and excellent who helo the respect and live of of In the vicinity Cleveland Ohio Two robbers today held up 100 people In the main office of the Atlantic and Tea company here and cawd with a The pair escaped In an Kenneth Blezek of Yale was a Perry business caller Monday DIAL ATTACKS HOUSE FARM MEASURE IS LABELLED GEDY FOR AGRICULTURE IN SPEECH Chicago Illinois Ed ward A president of the American Farm Bureau criticized today the farm passed hy the house last ing it tragedy for asserted surplus control to maintain farm prices The house agricultural tee wrote a leads the farmer to think he might get parity said O Neil in a speech pre- pared for delivery before the annual but il offers no mechanism at all to parity all they have he decla ed to amend the soil conservation act and add marketing quotas to it and the marketing quotas have been set at such high levels that prices will be ly wrecked before they could be Invoked Tne responsibility for high quotas must be laid on the majority of the members of the house Shanghai China Refugees from the bombed United States the were im- periled again today by a clash be- wsen Japanese and Chinese troops around hindering rescue efforts of foreign naval vessels on the Yangtze It had been expected it would be possible to begin the 52 aboard the United States gunboat Oahu and the British gun Bee late today but the new outbreak of fighting interrupted 2 8 HURT The two gunboats along with the Japanese ship Hozu were lying at he north of a creek entering the Yangtze at about 45 miles up river from Nanking Naval rescue parties were last re- ported trying to make contact with ay refugees on their way to Hanshan some 20 miles ird the river towns bearing their wo dead and eight seriously ed Neither the Oahu nor the Bee the refugees had reached tonight JAPS PRESS ON An to withdraw from the area and stop the fighting until rescue could be affected One British of- ficer went ashore with a Japanese naval officer the latter could persuade Japanese soldiers to move away from coming in river boats were vigorously ng their offensive against Chinese detachments In that area E WILL NOT BE A CANDIDATE INI WILL NOT ACCEPT IF NOMINATION IS TENDERED Invited la White HOIK la With Today Washington D C Governor Alf M La of Kansas said Friday lie would nol be a candidate for the republican presidential nomination in 1940 and would not accept the nomination should it be offered to him The 1936 nominee made ihc announcement to newspaper men upon arrival here for the Gridiron a tion dinner Laridon emphasised however that his statement did nol mean he was withdrawing from politics TO VISIT F D R am this step so I can br morr active in republican parly he said Soon he reached the lol ihc former governor was ed by a while house secretary by telephone to visil President veil afternoon The purpose of lhal conference of Iwo opponents in last years election was not aiely disclosed Spare Time Effort Worth Real Cash in Advertisers Everybody Wins Campaign HOUSE PASSES FARM D- C The a crop control for tobacco jind rice The meanwhile tion of a similar measure The house part of President special for continuation of the program and and authorizes Secretary lace to farmer approved limits on sale of tobacco jmd rice in abundance before final sage the house leadership stood an attempt to send the back to That 202 to 188 D The reversing decided by a 219 to 175 vote Friday to re- slore compulsory control for wheat bo the administrations farm HERE THURSDAY RESIDENT OF CITY FOR LAST NIKE YEARS Edward C 62 resident of Perry for the last nine dice at the Kings Daughters hospital at p m Thursday following a critical which has ed for the last month Death was due to pneumonia con- recently and which madt heavy on Mr Hill's strength due to the fact that he was in R weakened condition from a chronic heart ailment continuing over the last five years Funeral services were held at the Bessmer Funeral home at 2 p Saturday with the Rev J Ir- vine pastor of the officiating Sunday the body was taken to his former home and ial rites were lit the cemetery DAUGHTER SURVIVES Mr Hill Is by his the former Mlm Mildred to whom he WM married at mouth 1026 Mrs Hill Is at the present confined to the hospital where she Is ing from an operation performed re- cently She will be unable to at- Kmd the final rites for her band One Mrs Marjorie son of Des survives as does Robert Wilson Mrs F A Sanders of Des a for- mer well-known Perry resident Is a Mr Hill born In Mny to IRTi and there during his youth and young manhood He was first ried June to Mrs Emma Cameron of She him In death He was engaged In business at for many years and later became a meat salesman In which he was engaged while residing In Perry He was member of the Masonic lodge and all of Its branches JAPANESE NAVY ACCEPTS FULL BLAME FOR THE ATTACK Fifteen of Are ing From Some Grave WASHINGTON D 13 PRESIDENT VELT TODAY CONVEYED TO THE OF JAPAN AN EXPRESSION OF DEEP CON- CERN OVER THE BOMBING OF THE AMERICAN GUN BOAT PANAY SIMULTANEOUSLY T II E UNITED STATES MENT TRANSMITTED TO TUB JAPANESE MENT DEMAND FOR FULL COMPENSATION AND OGIES FOR THE AND GUARANTEES AGAINST A REPETITION OF SUCH AN ATTACK Tuesday British Bee reported Monday she rescued eight seven of them from the Slates Gunboat Panay sunk in the Yangtze river above Nanking by Japanese war planes Sunday These rescues brought to 61 the known survivors among 72 believed to have been on the Panay when she was bombed The report from the Bee further said it was understood Iwo more not included in the safe ashore One Unidentified dird of and 54 were known to br mhore at about 35 milts from fifteen of them some JAPS ACCEPT BLAME The eighth American picked up by Bee was J V Pickering of the Standard Oil Company who apparently had not been abroad the Panay In Shanghai the Japanese navy accepted full blame for the terrific bombardment along the in which the Panay was sunk Two Standard Oil were bombed and burned and a third bombed and Japanese fliers who ed the said rear admiral Tadao Honda Japanese naval In were unable to see the foreign and believed the craft to be Chinese SPARE TIME EFFORT WORTH HEAL CASH IN ADVERTISERS EVERYBODY WINS Nominations Now cial Christmas Girt Offered for Next Ten The Chief earnestly calls attention to the which is fast suming its place of Importance in this locality The plan offers spare time employment for just EH local as care vo In this new field of endeavor EVERYONE participates will to the extent of 5600 In cash or a new Model Sedan Others will profit to the extent of and All tor time effort among and securing sub- scription to the a rate of per ally hundreds of prospects ore This small cost will be returned many many times to the by keeping abreast of the bai gain offers by the local chants The publisher reserves the right to all nominations Christmas Gift In to the awards listed In today's announcement there will be a Special Award of in cash to be awarded December 23rd Here is a real opportunity to in spare extra money for the Season the page ad in detail Learn how easy It wIP to add materially to your In- next before Christmas A Dally Income and at same time earn credits toward an additional Fifty Dollars Well Worth Effort It 13 a well known that those who succeed In life are those who grasp not those who by and pars up ties Not those who make the ex- of having the Not who are content with the dally ennd and lack the Initiative to grasp opportunity Not those who say caT try but I can't Not those who lack self confidence and are afraid they can't win cess to those who arc wide awake to opportunity The Chief li offering Just such an opportunity Investigation The Chief Advertiser plan of should not be confused with the old time one comes in at the list minute and the big prize IP YOU WILL this you will realize that such an event included In the scheme -W EFFORT only is required JO any prize In the Hit EVERY subscription must he SOLD at the full price of a psr year Why do yourself the Justice of at investigating this of- fer Phone 37 or visit the campaign office nf the and details be explained to you WITHOUT obligation Lewis of Granger lored to the Saturday evening to visit friends for few hours OF SLAYING HIS JURY FINDS HIM Iowa court here this Tail M truck driver Innocent of the Of hlx was of of Ms It year old in at 5 McCarty claimed fell of the track and wai ran Mrs Fred Clark Died at Long Calif Word was received In Perry day telling of the death of Mrs Fred Perry who since early winter had been In Beach It was the body would be relumed to Perry and services here later this
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