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Chief Advertiser, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1937, Perry, Iowa Vol. I No. 34 THE CHIEF-ADVERTISER 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 aulh- orities liavd unearthed several T v plots by Croatian Nationalists to Forcisn Minister Yvon Dclhos and other French cabinet officials. The Attempt was to be made when Dclbos 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 .Tdoberics the past two years. BLIZZARD SWEEPS EASTERN STATES N. Blizzaiils and flcip snows paralyzed most all of New York state and covered parti of nearby states and New England. Snow drifts near Opdensburg -were in many places Jive. to fifteen feet deep. Some 24 dead were reported from New York and Pennsyl- vania frgm 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 Fonl's as- sembly plant here Saturday. Police broke up picket In it and arrested 49 of the sinkers. C. 1. O. threaten to call a. fcncral THE GRIDIRON. CLUB KEASTS AND ROASTS NOTABLES D. The newspaper men of Washington pat everything they had in the sidllel of the Gridiron Club annual banquet lost Saturday. The great and near great of the naUon were exposed lo jest and biting sarcasm. CLAIMS FRENCHMAN A REGULAR BLUEBEARD Wcid- a has been ar- rc..tcd for the murder of Jean an American dancer. Snfegetirent evidence leads po- lice to believe the man is res- psmlhlc for the or 3 women and 1 men by his jranir of CHINESE CONTINUE TO FLEE FROM JAPANESE C'hnla anew have captured many strategic positions which will ishul off the escape of part nf UK Chlneae army defending Nanking. Advixn claim that Ihe have Nanking al- most surrounded and predict capture within a days. CHARLES p. TAFX PANS G. O. P. OUTLOOK IIL P. TufV son at the form- er President Interviewed by hemnpu men here Salur- Itajfi Mlttves that party ne-fii KTen4 well pUnned pnli- tlcml lie menUnwd naineSk LUXURY STEAMER HITS HOCKS NEAR FORMOSA The 1 million Mlar lixury IftiaHttut fe still pMin4lnr the rocks where she run agrainl MI a. TOkmile blind near Fill wllh HtUe tifots that tne twmt can ke Mlngcd. The 453 engen were trunsrerred to Ihe Pii.sMt.iH McKinlCy and taken Manilla. CALIFORNIA FLOODS RECEDE AFTER GREAT DAMAGE Three of luiiLirtlal nlnK In imVtern il Jn riellars in of KTCTHI Many heMI Un FAMOUS CARTOONIST SERIOUSLY ILL Ollf. 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 to- nay. Thj 1937 convention is expect- 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 monung meeting at the Church. The com- mittee in charge asks that each family bnng a basket lunch for the noon meal as was impossible to secure the ladies of the church to serve Uis rueal. 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 the-county for each Farm Bureau member to bnng one new member annual meet- ing. Expansion of _the 01 ganization is being pushed by officers and members are urged to join in the movi-. The following is the complete program of the Adel. MORNING .PROGRAM A 'All ladles meet In the Chrls- tian church at a m __ B- AlP msn meet Room at 10.00 m. NOON The committee suggests that peo- ple attending the Annual Meet- ing may bring their own basket lunch or eat at the restaurants The Committee was unable to se- cure the Ladies Aid to serve din- Uer tliie vear. AFTERNOON PROGRAM Rev. Shaw. Community Singing Edward Snydergaard. C. Presioctil Evelyn Home Demonstration Agent. Lloyd Co. Club Agent. Roger Lcln- Co Agent. Selections Colfax Male quar- tette. Chas. Chr. Home project Work. G. Illinois. Election ol Officers. Report of Committee. Election Results' by APOLOGY' EXTENDED TO AMBASSADOR IS Jnpatnoa 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 repcrt 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 bat- tered out but tho thieves were un- nbls to get it open. Some ai tides were taken from the office and restroom but the loss was not expscted to be heavy. De- puty Sheriff Evan Burger investi- gated the preirrses this morning PRESIDENT'S NOTE DELIV- ERED TO EMPEROR HIROHITO Ready la Accept Responsibility and Make All Possible Amends CIRCULATION WILL REMAIN WELL OVER THE MARK M the InnplUI mitt ti'm Japan For- eign Minister Koki Hirotn apologiz- ed today for the sinking of the Un- ited Stales gunboat Pnniy and nav- al ministry officials expressed dis- may over the Incident. The foreign minister tendered his to the Unit cd States Ambassador'and Joseph- C. Grew. The disclos- ed that before news of the Incident was received he had told Hlrota 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- lected. will not attempt lo dodge res- ponsibility through foolish explana- one said. News of the bombing WM not generally dlsnmlnaled but it heard on the stock market where the reaction Slight. The press silent on both the bombing of the and bomb- Huge desponse to the Fifteenth Annual Perry Daily Chief Bargain Day subscription sale held Saturdaj will exceed the mark set by the Chief in 1936 preliminary analysis o.f results disclosed today The check-up show-s the Chief lis1 will continue well over the 3.000 circulation which is of con- siderable satisfaction to the publish- ers and should be greeted with en- thusiasm by Perry who find this medium bringing excellem 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 .subocribers added with hundreds of renewals. The complete hsk touches the lyalcr mark of 1B35. 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 pos- sible apartments and bus- iness housci. in the city. CARRIERS WIN In the annual city carrier boy contest held in connection with the Bargain day the boys won the ban- quet offered by the Chief for an increase return with a large mpr- gin. The boys will decide their own the place afid time of the big feed be given in the near future. Several individual prizes were offeree the boys wlio made the lar- gest gain In subscribers with Eugene McDlvitt taking with an increase of ten. Donald Cowan took second prlxc money with a mark Just short of the winners and Vlrl Deal third. Dcwey 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 car- tier securing the most yearly sub- scribers to change from the weekly basis. Over the counter rural subscrib- ers cxceded 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 check- 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 formally- A Japanese note expressed re- promised indemnification a.nd slated measures already had been taken to prevent recurrence of the incidcnl. A short lime lalcr the gisl of President Roosevelt's FORMAL NOTE FROM STATE DEPARTMENT FORWAPJJED TO JAPS D- The stale department an- nounced today that the fovermnent hod sent a formal nntc to Japan protesting against iht bombing of Ihe Am- erican gunboat Panay and de- manding adequate reparations. The demands were the same as set forth .ycslcrd.ny by Prcsi- c'l-nl Roosevelt In an oral mcss- aec directed In Emporcr Iliro- demanding full satisfaction for the atlack on ihc was prescnlcd lo Emporcr a high gov- ernmcnl official QUIET RECEPTION ll was ihc memoran- dum was received quiclly. The high govcrnmcnl source said ihc prompt delivery of ihc demand lo the cmporcr usclf beat illuslrat- cd the alliludc of ihc Japanese gov- ernmcnl regarding ihc allack on the Panay. ihow. the extent of eiierncH. to fact the mu- tic he uid. Official and unofficial sentiment l.illcr including cicn personal cxpicssions toward America from the Japanese man in ihc seemed lo mdicalc a readiness lo accept the responsibility and to make all possible amends. ardment of th-i British The Chief deeply appreciates the fine expression or confidence from the people of Perry and surround- ing vicinity and wUl endeavor dur- ing the coming year to merit such evident approval. DCS Moines. Payroll Robbery in A and P Offices at Cleveland to- TWO IOWANS LISTED AS OF THE GUNBOAT PANAY CREW D. C. dl'i Tlic navy department day the list or the Unit- 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 lowims listed were Sea- man Charles Scott Schrnycr of Baxter and Water Fon Birdrll Huffman of Des No reports these tuo men had been received to- day. OUTBREAK OF FIGHTING HALTS MOVING OF GUN- BOAT VICTIMS China. blazed in fallen Nanking tonight as the Jap- anese relentcssly pursuing its punitive mission deep into rolled on pa-sl the capi- tal. WIDELY KNOWN FARMER HAD BEEN ILL FROM HEART DISEASE Thomas Harrison. 76. widely known farmer of the Minbum vi- d-ed his home there Monday morning at 2-40 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. Puneral services were held Wed- nesday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock at the. Minbum Church of Christ with tho Rev. Esper Canady and the Rev Mrs. Clayton pas- officiating Interment was made in the Elm-wood 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. ArmeHi P. Wicks of and Aley M. Thomburg of De- troll Eielit grand-children and 2 greafr-grond-children also survive do two Mrs. Sarah Ann French of Texas' and Mrs Lucy Pridgeon of Lincolnshire England. Mi'. Hirriion was bom in the vil- lage of Eng- land. May 1861. and resided there until a yc-ung man of 20 when hn came to America. He set- tled in Iowa In Dallas county in 1881 and this has since been hts re- sidence. He became a member of the Epit- copa.1 Church or England as a youth and in 1802 transferred Ills affilia- tion to the Church of Christ In Mlnburn. He was a faithful mem- ber. Mr. HarrUon was a man of fine reputation and excellent char- who helo the respect and live of of In the Mlnburn vicinity. Cleveland. Ohio Two robbers today held up 100 people In the main office of the Atlantic and Pficific Tea company here and es- cawd with a J7000 nayroll. The pair escaped In an automo- blVe. Kenneth Blezek of Yale was a Perry business caller Monday afler- DIAL ATTACKS HOUSE FARM Bill MEASURE IS LABELLED 'TRA- GEDY FOR AGRICULTURE' IN SPEECH Chicago. Illinois Ed ward A president of the American Farm Bureau criticized today the farm bill passed hy the house last call- ing it tragedy for asserted surplus control es- sential to maintain farm prices The house agricultural commit- tee wrote a bill leads the farmer to think he might get parity said O Neil in a speech pre- pared for delivery before the or- ganisation's annual but il offers no mechanism at all to Kiie 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 absolute- 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 Hohsien hindering rescue efforts of foreign naval vessels on the Yangtze. It had been expected it would be possible to begin taking- the 52 sur- vivors aboard the United States gunboat Oahu and the British gun. Bee late today but the new outbreak of fighting interrupted Dlans. 2 8 HURT The two gunboats along with the Japanese ship Hozu were lying at he north of a creek entering the Yangtze at Hohsien 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 inlaird tow- ird the river towns bearing their .wo dead and eight seriously injur- ed Neither the Oahu nor the Bee the refugees had reached Kochsin tonight. JAPS PRESS ON An atterapt_was.made_lo_urge_thE- 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 hopmg the latter could persuade Japanese soldiers to move away from Hohslcn. '.Japanese-detachments coming in river boats were vigorously prcss- 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 Viiit With Pruident Raottvelt Today Washington. D. C. Governor Alf M. La ndnn 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 ncwspapcrmens organiza- tion dinner. Laridon emphasised however that his statement did nol mean he was withdrawing from politics. TO VISIT F. D. R. am lakmg this step so I can br morr active in republican parly affairs.1' he said. Soon aflsr he reached the capi- lol ihc former governor was invit- ed by a while house secretary by telephone to visil President veil ihis afternoon. The purpose of lhal conference of Iwo opponents in last years pres- idential election was not immedi- aiely disclosed. Spare Time Effort Worth Real Cash in Advertisers Everybody Wins Campaign HOUSE PASSES FARM BILL D- C. The a IOIIR- ranRp compuJsory crop control bill for tobacco jind rice. The sen- meanwhile nearcU comple- tion of a similar measure. The house part of President Rooscvelts special pro- caJLs for continuation of the e-vKtimp program and and authorizes Secretary Wal- lace to farmer approved limits on sale of tobacco jmd rice in yiars abundance. inimcdUUr-ly before final pas- sage the house leadership with- stood an attempt to send the bill back to commj That defcalrd 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 bill E.C. 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 illneto which has extend- ed for the last month. Death was due to pneumonia con- tracted 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 Congre- gational officiating Sunday the body was taken to Fayelle. his former home and bur- ial rites were lit the Taycttc cemetery. DAUGHTER SURVIVES Mr. Hill Is surviied by his the former Mlm Mildred Wyckofi to whom he WM married at Plata- mouth. 1026. Mrs Hill Is at the present confined' to the hospital where she Is convalesc- ing from an operation performed re- cently. She will be unable to at- Kmd the final rites for her hus- band. One Mrs. Marjorie Wil- son of Des Molnos survives as does Robert Wilson Mrs F A Sanders of Des Molncs. a. for- mer well-known Perry resident. Is a rlste.-. Mr Hill wns born In Fftyelte O-.MT-'V Mny to IRTi and ndcd there during his youth and young manhood He was first mar- ried June 1MB to Mrs. Emma Cameron of Fayettc. She preccdeo him In death. He was engaged In business at Fayelte for many years and later became a meat salesman. In which wcrk he was engaged while residing In Perry. He was member of the Masonic lodge and all of Its branches. 9JIEN1SSING JAPANESE NAVY ACCEPTS FULL BLAME FOR THE ATTACK Fifteen of Reicutd Are Suffer- ing From Some Grave WASHINGTON D. 13 WV- PRESIDENT ROOSE- VELT TODAY CONVEYED TO THE EMPOIlER OF JAPAN AN EXPRESSION OF DEEP CON- CERN OVER THE BOMBING OF THE AMERICAN GUN BOAT PANAY. SIMULTANEOUSLY T II E UNITED STATES GOVERN- MENT TRANSMITTED TO TUB JAPANESE GOVERN- MENT DEMAND FOR FULL COMPENSATION AND APOL- OGIES FOR THE INCID'ENT AND GUARANTEES AGAINST A REPETITION OF SUCH AN ATTACK. Tuesday British gimbnal Bee reported cnrly Monday she h.id rescued eight seven of them sc.imcn from the Unilrd 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 vaimdi and 54 were known to br mhore at Hoh- about 35 milts iprivtr from fifteen of them some frareljr. 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 brachcd. Japanese fliers who bomb- ed the said rear admiral Tadao Honda. Japanese naval nt- fachc In were unable to see the foreign and believed the craft to be Chinese. SPARE TIME EFFORT WORTH HEAL CASH IN ADVERTISERS EVERYBODY WINS CA5IPAIGN Nominations Now Spe- cial Christmas Girt Offered for Next Ten Dajs The Chief earnestly calls attention to the which is fast as- suming its place of Importance in this locality. The plan offers pro- fitable spare time employment for just EH local as care vo cmoll In this new field of endeavor. EVERYONE vho participates will to the extent of 5600 In cash or a new Ih38 Model Sedan. Others will profit to the extent of S50 and S25. All tor time effort among fnends and securing sub- scription' to the Chief-Advertiser. a rate of per liter- ally hundreds of prospects ore ivailable This small cost will be returned many many times to the by keeping abreast of the bai gain offers by the local mer- chants The publisher reserves the right to rcjsct all nominations. Christmas Gift In add'tion to the awards listed In today's announcement there will be a Special Award of S50 in cash to be awarded December 23rd. Here is a real opportunity to in spare extra money for the yuletido Season. the page ad. in detail. Learn how easy It wIP to add materially to your In- ccrne-diiriruj-ithc next before Christmas A Dally Income and at -he 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 Idiv by and pars up opportuni- ties Not those who make the ex- ctire of having the Not Ihosc 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. Suc- cess comc-s to those who arc wide awake to opportunity. The Chief Adverted- li offering Just such an opportunity. I'lnn Investigation The Chief Advertiser plan of cam- paign should not be confused with the old time one comes in at the list minute and -ulna 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 tl.OO psr year. Why do yourself the Justice of at investigating this of- fer' Phone 37 or visit the campaign office nf the Chief-Advertiser and ctmpHc details -Rill be explained to you WITHOUT obligation. Lewis Rndosvleh of Granger mo- lored to the cilv Saturday evening to visit friends for few hours. ACCtlSKD OF SLAYING HIS JURY FINDS HIM INNOCF.NT Iowa court here this aftarnmn fmuid Tail M truck driver. Innocent of the mirder Of hlx MrCirty was of Ihe slaylur of Ms It year old in Ihe mnrninf at Stf- lemlwr 5. McCarty claimed trlfe fell irnL of the track and wai ran tvrr arrldrnUlly. Mrs. Fred Clark Died at Long Calif. Word was received In Perry Sun- day telling of the death of Mrs Fred Perry fnrm who since early winter had been In Beach. It was the body would be relumed to Perry and fu- 'ncrnl services here later this
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