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Burlington Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1933, Burlington, Iowa All Burlington Stores, Open as Usual, Offer Unusual Values at This Time WEATHER FORECAST—Fair tonight, colder; Thursday unsettled IOWA’S OLDEST NEWSPAPER. RIVER STAGE—6 feet 8V? inches; fall of 2 l / 2 inches since yesterday THE BURLINGTON GAZETTE THERE WITH THE NEWS.” 10 < PAGES. ESTABLISHED JULY 10, 1837. BURLINGTON, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 1933. PRICE—3 CENTS NEW LAW WILL ALTER METHODS OF CONGRESS Filibusters Will Hardly Have Chance Under the “Lame Duck” Amendment. JAPAN READY TO QUIT LEAGUE For Sale HY IIAVIIt I.AWKK’ IK. (Copyright, 1933.) Washington, Jan. 25.—Ratification Of the Twentieth amendment, abolishing the "lame duck” session, will mean new legislative seasons, and perhaps a complete rearrangement of law-making methods. On the surface the new clause in the federal constitution makes possible the assumption of power in January by those who have been elected to the congress the preceding November. The gap in government. in the case of congress, Is reduced from the 13-month interval to less than three months. But there is something involved which w 11 be more .ar-reaching than t .is shortening of the transition period from one congress to another. It Is the fact that the session of an old congress, if prolonged, must run into the beginning of n new congress without the interruption conceivably of a single day. This means that congress will he forced into session on definite days rather than await th call of a president. It will, for example, not rest with a newly-elected president whether or not he will call an extra session. He will t’nd congress in session on Jan. 20. when he is inaugurated, as the meeting; day of Jan. 3 now is fixed by the Twentieth amendment, unless congress shall choose ,ome other date by law. Record For Two Years. Since congress will be obliged to meet in January for Its first session. adjournment probably will come as a rule in the spring or early summer. The next regular : 'ssion will come In January again with adjournment In five or six months so that In the autumn ol the second session, when the congressional elections are held, tlere will have been two regular sessions, at which presumably the entire record of the congressmen will have been made. It thus gives a repre-scntative a chance to point to tw*o years of achievement, or at Last two complete sessions. As 1t !«• today he does not take office until 12 months after his election, be has one long session, and then he Is up for re-election. The short session coming after the November elections give him nownoays his second legislative opportunity ur.leas a president calls an extra session. Special sessions have become qulta common since 1914 when war emergencies began to draw the legislators here for extraordinary perh*ds. If under the new amendment, a president calls an extra session It prob-: biy will be in September or Oelobet of eix'H yoar While Hie purpose w..-« to end •‘lame duck” sessions as well as tili-hustt rs, both are possible, though less probable, under tbe ne \ constitutional amendment. Thus. If a president ended an extra session for November of the second year of a con-rressman'a term, it is true thcie would be only two months left hut M might he sufficient for a president who has hud a comfortable majority in hoth houses to put through legislation which his own political party had championed. The opposite party might try to block it hv filibusters so that when Its own group came Into power in January the proposed legislation could he defeated. In the two months between the November election and the Junto ry meeting of congress, ail the members who had been defeated in November, known as “lame ducks,” would still have a chance to vote. Obstruction Taetlra Oiif. These rontingenries would occut only if the November election had gone against the president In power or at the end of a presidential administration when the people have voted for a change in the legislative as well as the executive branches of the government. V hat the new amendment does do is to i revent the minority from obit ructing legislation when one political party really has been given, by the people, a working majority in both houses and possession of the executive power. MURRAY APPOINTS DAVENPORT GROCER AS BUREAU CHIEF Dea Moines, la., Jun. 25—(A.P,)— Secretary of Agriculture Huy Murray unnounoed today the appolut-ment of John A Feeney, Davenport grocer, as chief of the dairy and food division of the state department of ugrlculture. Feeney, who will begin his duties Feb. 1, «1)1 aueceed R. G. Clark of Algona. 1 lie Davenport man haa beeu in the grocery busings since 1887. lie served on the food commission during the war and was formerly treasurer of the Iowa State Grocer* association. PAW itJMi KIM. Hat Ian, la , Jan. 25—(A.P.)— Sydney Joseph of Harlan was fined (1.000 Mid costs yesterday following hi* arrest on charge* of robbing a denial office here Sunday. The fine was paid. Several More Farm Relief Measures Are Among Those Introduced in Assembly. Jack Newell, 21-year-old football player at Junior college i Texarkana, Tex., odors to sell five years | of h’ after-college life to the high-j eat bidder, or for $3,000, with which ! he may take a law course. (Asso-I elated Press photo). Racketeer Sought HR&: 1 / Ifc. S¡s¿. BASE LAID FOR DEBT MEETING Roosevelt to Let Europeau Nations Offer Their Proposals. Washington. Jan. 25.—(A.P.)— Preliminary bargaining to test out the ground for war debts and world trade revival discuslnns may bo advanced actively within the next few weeks by European nations before concrete proposals are placed before this government. When President-elect Roosevelt sits down early in March with representatives of those debtor nations which have met their obligations, ho is expected to ask them to state briefly and simply what they have to offer in exchange for a revision of their debt**. So to this end European governments and statesmen probably will put forward numerous tentative suggestions to feel the way toward an accord on what Mr. Roosevelt has in mind—tariff reciprocty and stabilization of foreign exchange in return for debts concessions. In some quarters today the speech Neville Chamberlain, British chancellor of the exchequer, made last night was taken as a bargaining point. In his address Chamberlain said Great Britain would insist that the forthcoming negotiations be based upon an understanding that their result be final and that no more German reparations payments would be made. Meanwhile, foreign observers sought some light on what other nations might propose. In Italy, for example, it was said that Premier Mussolini's delegation might lake to Washington that country's suggestion for sweeping reductions in armaments. The opening of the doors for separate discussion* with all debtors which paid their Dec, 15 installments has been taken as a bid to France, Belgium and other defaulters to pay up and place themselves In u preferred status. As it stand now Mr. Roosevelt will talk soon after be takes office with Great Britain, then with Italy, Czechoslovakia and Luthuania, and probably with Latvia and Finland. Spokesmen for the presidcnt-elt t have emphasized that cancellation is not contemplated. Koine of his advisers have discussed s possible postpouement of future payments until the forthcoming world economic conference has had an op-I port unit y to propose plans for bet* lerlug the world's economic condition. DR. TREVITT, WEST POINT, EXONERATED Judge John M. Rankin Orders Verdict of “Not Guilty“ in Medic’s Trial. Des Moines, Jan. 25.—(A. P.)— After fighting for two hours today on compensation for its employes, the Iowa house adopted the senate resolution, reducing virtually all salaries 10 per cent from the amount paid two years ago. The resolution was amended to permit the speaker to employ A. C. Gustafson as assistant chief clerk at his discretion. The measure W'as fought every Inch of the way. and several times appeared hopelessly entangled in ■ parliamentary snarls. After devoting virtually the entire morning session to settlin.; the question of payment of its employes, j tho house passed a tax reduction j bill, which would transfer the issu-tance of dog, hunting and fishing ¡licenses from county auditors and ¡county recorders to the county treasurers. The vote was 67 to 34. Representative Ellswor'.h, of Hardin, introduced a bill which would permit deposit of public money outside a city or county when such city j or county is without banking facili-j ties. The fi-h and game committee j s|K>nsorcd a measure taking all re-: strlctions off the killing of foxes. Mould Cut Auto Fees. Des Moines, Jan. 25.—(A.P.)—A slash of 50 per cent in automobile license fees would be made in n bill Introduced today by Rep. James Burgess of Woodbury county. The bill would provide a fee of 20 cents per hundredweight instead of 40 cents and would reduce the pen-i ally for failure to take out a license plate from $1.000 to 50 cents per ; month, the penalty not to he opera-; live until March 1 instead of Jan. 1 as at present. The measure carries an emergency | "the price of board varies from $2 to clnuse. WELLINGTON’S STORY ENDED; HEAR COPEUN Forrest Admits Holding Girl’s Hand, Denies Intimacies as Charged. Forrest Copelln, testifying this afternoon, said he had not been Intimate with Irene Farman but daring a stormy cross-examination admitted under questioning by Ofelt that he had held Irene’s hand while Totemeier and Wellington had intimacies. He maintained, however, Irene made no resistance. He concluded his testimony shortly before 4 o’clock. Kenneth fopelfn was not pnt on the stand and the defense rested at I;40. The state planned to call witnesses In re-hnttal. Dutch Schultz, alias Arthur Fler-enheimer, New York gang leader, was sought on charges of income tax evasion. (Associated Press photo). IOWA U. STUDENTS CUT LIVING COSTS TO LOWEST POINT Iowa City, la., Jan. 25.—(A.P.)— I Seventy years ago tbe University of Iowa announced in its catalogue that Fort Madison, la , Jan. 26.—(A.P.) —Dr, E. L. Trevitt, West Point phy-uiciun charged with second degree murder in connection w ith the di uth litt April of Mary Mcnke, West J Point girl, «as freed today on a di-| reded verdict ordered by Judge * John M. Kankm. License fees In Iowa for 1932, totaled $11,460,000 figures in the state , auditor's office showed. Farm Relief Rills. Dos Moines, Jan. 25. -(v.P.)— Several bills which would directly affect farm relief legislation appear-i'il in til»- !»**»«» o£ rcpi«•ncuia- ; tlves today. Two of the measures were sponsored by Rep. Gissell of Osceola. One would give a debtor two years instead of one year to redeem property and would prohibit issuance of a sheriff's deed until two years from the date of sate. The other bill would prohibit the i appointment of a receiver for two years in foreclosure sales. Rep. (’. L. Boswlck of Van Buran introduced a trio of measures affecting mortgages. The first would require that mortgage* be assessed as money and I credits when the mortgage owner is a non-resident of the state. The sec-I ond would prohibit foreclosure of a mortgage on realty or personal i property until the taxes due on such j mortgage have been paid. The third bill would exempt owner* of mortgaged property front pavment of the .amount of tax which the mortgage should pay on the mortgage held; it is designed to stop double taxation, Beswtrk said. A hill was Introduced by Rep. Fubritz of Wapello which would limit liens for rent solely to crops as | set forth in written leases. It would 1 eliminate the levying of a lien on I personal property Teachers* Mage Hill. Des Moines, Jan. 25.— (A.P.)—Re-1 peal of the teachers minimum wage law today was approved by the state senate in passing In an amended form an Interim committee bill 46 to 3, The original bill would have reduced the minimum salary allowed hut a committee amendment which the Renate approved entirely elimi-I pates the law. Th«» committee has < timat.d that In its original form j the bill would cut school expenses ! more than $1,000,000 a year. The senate earlier defeated an ef-i fort of Hen, George Patterson, of Hurt, to recall the bill to reduce poor allowances from $2 • to $1.50 i per week. The bill had passed both I houses. The second tax committee bill, enlarging discretionary powers of courts to excuse Jurors, was passed by the senate 41 to 8. after some opposition had developed. MEMBER OF PIONEER FAMILY SUCCUMBS | W.itcrloo, |a., Jan. 26.—A P,)— ■ George S Fergus«.o, 71, a member j of s pioneer family and one of the ' founders of the Ferguson Manufacturing company, makers of well drilling equipment, died last night of bronchial pncuiuouia* i $3 a week.” During the current school year j twenty three men are receiving tnree ■ meals a Uay on the same campus at an average weekly co^t of $1.52. The new “low" in weekly board ' bills is the accomplishment of Kcl-; logg house, a co operative dormitory whose occupants claim to have met an all-time record for group success in reducing the cost of higher edu-! cation. Members of Kellogg house have learned that a dollar can tie made to go a long way in these days—but the j Joker in some eases «as that the i boys did not have the dollar. Their i parents, however, had .in abundance of food materials, and as a result the system of barter «as applied. Home of the members are paying their board bills in potatoes, apples, fresh butchered beef, pork and chickens. One student has enough credit in provisions alone to pay his board bill for the entire >emester. Every member of Kellogg house works, keeping room rpnt down to the nominal prlt e of It a week. Students tend the furna<e, sweep and clean, make beds, cook and wash windows. CAPONE’S BID FOR FREEDOM DENIED Federal Jud^e Underwood Dismisses Petition for Habeas Corpus Writ. Dick Wellington of New London, one of tw'o defendants on trial on a charge of criminal assault here who ha* admitted intimacies with Miss Irene Farman the night of Oct. 31. completed his testimony at the trial shortly before noon today. His testimony*, presented yesterday afternoon and this morning, was similar to that given previously by Walter Totemeier in virtually all essential parts, but he confessed to a faulty memory on cross-examination and proved a hostile witness in the hands of Assistant Prosecutor Harold M. Ofelt. Sny* Girls Knew Plans. After testifying late yesterday that he and Totemeier had been intimate with the prosecuting witness, Wellington said that the girls had known the nature of the trip to the state park; ’hat Irene had not protested attentions, nor had she spoken any word to either Totemeier or himself at the time intimacies were conducted. He also testified that neither Forrest Copelin or Kenneth t'opelin had been intimate with Irene. As he resumed his testimony this morning on direct examination, there was an argument between counsel j and between defense attorneys and the court as to the admissibility or information desired in the record bv I the defense relative to an alleged i visit (n jail of Attorney Daiicy and of allceed conversations between DaMev and Wellington and Forrest Copelin. Mr. Dailey offered to withdraw objections to that line of quer-tioning if the defense would permit of testimony as to the conversation between him (Dailey) and Mr. Hale of defense counsel. No such agreement was forthcoming. Later w*hcn the court declined to rtile on an offered statement by the defense, an effort was made to get such refusal Into the teeord. hut it failed. Irene In ( nnrt Room. As cross-examination by Ofelt began, Irene Farman. the 17-vear-old girl who Is alleged to have been criminally assaulted by the four defendants, entered the court room. She sat facing the witnesses as they were called to the stand. Wellington, the first witness of the day, stated on questioning by Ofelt that he had no dates with the three girls who had testified previously *s to Irene's moral character. He ad-(Continued on Page Eight.) Cow Tests Halted Murray Des Moines, Jan. 25.—(A.P.)—Efforts to test cattle for tuberculosis i in Plymouth county came to a halt today upon order of Secretary of Agriculture Ray Murray. In view of the fact that a bill is now pending in the legislature to make the tests optional, Murray ordered a cessation of activities in Ply-i mouth county at once and in the j other counties of the state Feb. 1. i At that time, he announced the payment of state veterinarians engaged in cow testing will cease. Plymouth county farmers Monday gathered at a farm to prevent the tests and Murray said his new policy was to avoid any trouble until the legislature was given a chance to act. Legislative hearings on the bill, introduced by Rep. Lamar P. Foster of Cedar, will be held next Tuesday. Murray said part of the trouble arose out of a misunderstanding over payment of fees for reacting cattle. He explained that the cattle were appraised before the tests w ere started, a board of appraisal being called if the farmer and the veter-inerian could not agree upon a value. Upon the basis of the appraised value, minus the salvage paid for the carcass after the animal is killed is the farmer reimbursed. The federal government pays one third of the remainder, the state or county another third, and the farmer accepts the other third as loss. The outbreak in Plymouth county was the first since the close of the “cow wir” in southeastern Iowa more than two years ago. Opposition first broke out in Cedar county, home of Rep. Foster. Succeeds Husband Mrs. IJllian Holley, of Gary, Ind., whose husband was killed as be attempted to arrest a farmer who barricaded himself after shooting a neighbor, has succeeded him as sheriff of Lake county, Ind. (Associated Press photo). CABINET PUTS OFF DECISION FOR TIE BEING News From Geneva Creates Sensation in Tokio Government Circles. Tokio. Jan. 26.—(Thursday)— À.P.) —It was authoritatively stated todav that the decision of the Japanese cabinet concerning withdrawal from the League of Nations had been postponed until the nature of the report being framed in Geneva concerning recommendations on the Sinoo-Japa-nesc situation become* known. NEW LAW AIDS 9 MORE BANKS Plan Helps Public Confidence, Increases Deposits, Andrew States. COURT DISMISSES HALLORAN CHARGE Trial Would “Be Idle Gesture and Needless Expense to County,” Judge Says. Res Moines Jan. ¿5.— (A.P.) —The Cedar Rapids .Saving* Haul« and Trust company and Ibe American Trust and Savings hank of tedar Rapids todav were operating under the supervision of the state hanking department under provisions of tbe new hanking law, L. A. Andrew, superintendent of banks nounced. Phoenix, Aitz., Jan. ¿o.— tA. P.) Superior C ourt Judge J. t , Nile» dismiszed today a charge of acces-1 sory to the crime of murder against John J llalloran. Judge Niles, sitting as* a committing magistrate in a preliminary hearing, termed the state’s case inconsistent, and said a "trial in'su-j perior court would amount to an idle gesture and an expense to the taxpavers of this county.” He added, however, that his order 1 was not final. "If new* additional evidence is di^>- > covered, the county attorney may tile before any magistrate in this county the identical complaint against the identical defendant.” rht “inconsistency in the state’s ( use.” Judge Niles said, arose from the testimony of the chief state wit-! n> -s, Winnie Ruth Judd, condemned Y. heat land. Des Moines, Jan. 25.—(A.P.) —Iowa ! tanks which have lieen closed under waiver holidays and which are now* Tokio. Jan. 25.—(A. P.)—Under bold heading!*—"Grave Decision Confronting Empire” and “Great Danger Vhoad”—Japanese newspapers reported a special cabinet session to-oay which heard Foreign Minister Uchida’s report on the League of Nations’ virtual abandonment of efforts to conciliate the Sino-Japanese dispute. The foreign minister warned his colleague they must prepare shortly to make a decision of grave import. It was understood the meeting adjourned w ithout a decision, pending further developments at Geneva, though It was generally believed the government holds Japan compelled to withdraw from the league if charges arc made against Japan of territorial aggression or violation of the league covenant, anti-war pact, or nine-power pact. Assail Interpellator. Tokio, Jan. 25.—(A. P.)—Report« that blunt questioning of the government's Manchurian policy in th* diet Monday caused a sensation in league of Nations circle« in Geneva called forth the demand in th« diet terpeliator, retract what h« said on terpelator. retract what he said on the occasion. Ashida. the Seiyukai party’s spokesman on foreign policies, failed to retract his statements but ax-pressed regret, that owing to a failure to make himself clear, he apparently had been misunderstood. Ashida said Monday that “a gloomy situation” rules Anterican-Japanese relations and that unless they were improved they surely would produce renewed armament* competition and world wax. Thi* reopened und« r the supervision oC I .he ..... hanhin. a. churian policy. g department as au thoiizi-d by the new banking law wcie announced today by L. A. An-d.«w, superintendent of banking. They are: Bennett State hank, Bennett, 1*. Farmers & Citizen* Saving bank,: D«*witt. Downey Savings bank. Downey. Farmers & Merchants bank, Loce Tree Lon« Tree Savings bank, l.one Tr»« Farmers Savings bank. Salem. Union Trust & Savings bank, Stan- wood. Citizen« Savings bank. West Branch. West Branch State bank. West Branch. First Trust & Savnngs bank. rlayer, w*ho charged that Halloran ■id«d her in the disposal of th«* bodies of Hedvig Samuelson and (Continued on Page Eight) Atlanta, Ga., Federal Judge I today dismissed writ of habeas Capone, uotoii. gangster, eoug) tho Atlanta fed* der the statute Capone «a» the income tax uud 1928. and wi 10 yearn in the . The gang.it«’:, dom, alleged th*’ t under the statute « pi red before he «.» charges of which h Jan. 25.—(A. P.)— M.&rviu Underwood th» petitiou for a c-;bn* whereby Al >us former Chicago a i;i release from -r.il penitentiary uu-of limitation«, onvicted of violating Its of 1926. 1927 it sentenced to serve Atlanta peditentiary. in his bid for free-rea-year clause limitations exindicted on the was convicted. WATERLOO MAN DIES OF AUTO INJURIES Waterloo, la. Jan 26 -(A.P.)— Norman 8«. arbiouzh, 4:*., died early today of lujuries received Monday when he w*s tun over by a county truck trailer from which he was di*. mounting. He wan returning from a quarry wfieic he hud been work-• ug out a food order from ib* coun- J* Flashes of Life By Th* Associated Press. Pittsburg—Science, like love, *‘wlil find a way.” Th following yarn is going tbe rounda of the Carnegie Te«.'U campu»; An enterprising engineering »tu-dent, who spend» his idle hours tinkering with a short wave radio set, received a calculus problem which was too difficult. Exasperated, he finally app>u’-d for help over the air waves. The solution promptly came back, dictated by a student at tbe I'r.iver-»ity of Texas, away down in Austin. trudged to hia post, a truck roared down the Lincoln highway and killed him. Old Pioneer .Spirit. Crane Lake, Minn—Heavy snows mean nothing to the women of this community, when they go to Crane Lake’a home demonstration clan. They drive dog teams to school. One of them, Mr*. Neil Berger, drives three to five d«o,s. The round trip Reorganization plans are being carried forward for tbe*r banks. Andrew »aid. In some instances hanks are in. charge of former officials, and in others representatives of the (tanking department are directing busiae*», be declared. Public confidence» has been bolstered up considerably under the new plan, Andrew said, citing two Instances where Increased deposits have rtMilted from the application of tbe new law*. The law allows new Lawiroo» deposits to be accepted and segregated «iter the state department has assumed control. New d#$M<iits in the Mt. Ayr State (Continued on Page Eig.it.) While, however, as»erHng be meant to uphold the government's policy toward the league, Ashida proceeded to declare today that a* the Manchurian problem was vital to Japan, the cabinet ought to strive with utmost effort to fin«! a solution. But in his opinion, Asnida. said. Foreign Minister Uchida had failed to bend his energies to this purpose. I rges I ehida to Art, Declaring Count Uchida lacked the necessary initiative. Ashida asserted the foreign minister should guide the nation’s foreign fgdicy and assist in efforts to break th« deadlock. He urged Foreign Minister Uchida to take action accordingly. Among other things, A»hida criticized the cabinet'* apparent withdrawal uf its reservation regarding application of article 15 of ihe league covenant, on which former Premier Inukai strongle insisted. U. S. CONSUL DIES IN HOTEL PLUNGE AIRPORT MANAGER DIES IN DAVENPORT AFTER OPERATION Davenport, la., Jan. 25.—(A.P.) — M. Pedigo. 36, general manager of the Davenport airways. Ind., operators of Cram field, died this morning at a local hospital following an operation for appendicitis last Wednesday. He had been flying since J925. Pedigo opened the airport in Davenport in 1928 and a year later It become a municipal field and the name was changed to Cram field. He was also general manager of tbe Missis-ppi Valiev fiying school and aec- w (,ru ^f r , humw I* miles. Another, Raymond Davis Jumped to *»tiry-tna*®rer Of the l«x*aJ ehap- Mrs. Walter Scott drtv» «»ne d< g _ ter of ti*» ? tbe or your ar broke -elf . to a and left. HatUtied ( astouier. Madison, Wis.—The sign barber shop read: "Satisfaction guranteed money back.” Tbe other night * hur| into the shop, helped bn »mall amount of money, bat not until he had taken time to write the owner of the place a note. It read: "You gave me a bad haircut. It's O, K.” You .Never Caa T* II. Coa6esvtile, Pa,—For year* Giovanni Dipaoli, 61, a crosstng watchman. walked to work ou the railroad right of v*.«y. About a month ago, the management order*«d hup to taka and takes her baby with ber tn the sled. eociatiou. Kill Self, Prague Police Assert. Hamlett A Tragedy. ...... Chicago—Hamlet is gone and Franja, six-year-old daughter of > Prague, Czechoslovakia, Jan. 25.— Robert Maynard Hutchins, president | (A P.)—Police continued their in-of the University of Chicago is sad, | V«sligation today of the death of for two reasons. First she liked Raymond D&viz. United States con-Hamlet, a great Dane pup, and in the sul. who died last night when he second place she got ten cents a plunged from a second floor *tair| week “salary” for caring for him. j landiug to the Lbby of the Hotel ■ ......IAicron, where be lived. That'» I'oobgh Ues, Thaaks, h«* and Mr. Davis had dined at 1'ierre, H. D.—The slogan Tom the hotel, and were having coffee Hrye, South Dakota's rancher-gov-* i n the lobby when he went uptflftJrs ernor used in his eatnpaign, based to attend to some business. On th*» on economy in government was: : way back he fell or jumped, the "f will use tho axe ' body landing in the lobbv, near To date the governor has received j where Mi-. Davis sat. Physicians ‘ «older from voters nine sxes of various j said the spinal column had been | ntgbt; National AeronauHe as- THE WEATHER , _ shapes and sue», not to mention a | broken <*i»u ha! h* «üe«i metani Ix- 1 MM, wi¡h ri«»mg ■« «tier couiMt Yesterday, a« M'coapi« «f kmves, «Folie« said U ««a subirle. Iweat and central i Iowa: Gen«rally fair, colder in northeast and extrem« east portions tonight; Thursday unsettled with rising temperatures. lllintds: fair and colder tonight; Tûursésp unsettled. Mutuarli ft** in «xt rente east perttoq tn-Thnr*d*V In* » casing dOMto portlttMt
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