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   Spencer Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - August 17, 1935, Spencer, Iowa                                M you fell to WT copy of the call 875 or before 7 and special messenger will bring you your This service hM been established for your UNITED PRESS FULL LEASED WIBK Northwest Iowas Complete Home Daily DBA FEATURE SERVICE AND HEWS PICTURES OFFICIAL COUNTY AND CITY PAPER Iowa Weather Thundenttorms probably to night and tomorrow cooler AUGUST 1935 67 FROM ALASKA Spencqrs Dollar Days Boom Business Business jjjen And GustomiilDisplay Qreat Enthuiasm One Merchant Dertsrf UDCC VCID fll H es Business Testermntt TtAH UUJ day Nine Times Bet ter Than Last Year Enthusiastic response to Spen cers Twin Dollar Days by custo mers and business men alike was evidenced today in a survey made by the DAILY Dozens of bargains In the parti cipating stores were snapped up by customers early although many more bargains remain for the Saturday afternoon and night shop Increased ranging from 130 to 900 per was reported by business men in the One who waxed enthusias tic over the opening days bus declared that for the first time since he had entered business in Spencer there were customers waiting for the doors of his firm to Each knew what bargain he or she was seeking a boeUns it when ths store did at least nine than year ago all business firms are participating In the two days Several of the firms which did not participate In the carnival of bargains were unable to do so be of lack summer mer One store had sponsored a large sale and had AT ALASKAN CRASH Sid manager ofthe Commercial Airlines operating out of the Spencer today ex merchandise available for the Dol pressed his regret at the accident lar Day All In the Dollar Days In Spencer are certain to go down in the minds of Spencer business men as one of the outstanding trade festivals ever staged SUSPECTED THIEF MURDERS GMAN the de partment of was ahot and killed In a gun battle last night and his a Lockland was wounded The gun battle occurred at col lege corners when government agents attempted to capture a sus pected automobile The alleged who Is to be charged with the Is George of He was In Hamilton Ham with bullet wounds in each BOY FALLS INTO PAN HOT WATER Jackie three year old son of and Harris West Seventh is in a serious con dition at the Spencer suf fering of burns which he received yesterday at his when he fell Into a pan of hot wat er which was on the floor of the The accident occured at The little boys hips and legs are badly Orr had heated the pan of water for his and set it on the floor to get water with which to cool Jackie who was playing on the floor in the backed Into A physician was immediately cal led and the baby was rushed to the hospital where medical attention is being given The mother is employed at Franks NEWSPAPER MAN TELLS OF CRASH United Press Repre tative Onlyi News paperman to Accom pany party to Scene Editors Note Frank United Press correspondent at Point was the only newspaperman accompanying the original expedition to the scene of the PostRogers plane trag He helped bodies from the wreckage and transport them to Point His pers onal account HY FRANK DAUGHERTY United Press Correspondent POINT ALASKA Rogers dollar watch was still running when the first rescue party reached the submerged plane in which the famed comedian and Wiley noted met their deaths IS miles south of this Arctic which cost the lives of Wiley Post and Will At the same time Cleveland declared his utmost con fidence in the future of aviation despite the tragedy which shocked the entire As near as press dispatches paint the he the two men were flying under adverse conditions in a strange Post apparently was taking a long chance in making the flight when his motor was acting It is regretable that acted against their better judgment as they certainly must have CEMETERY VIGIL BARCELONA Princess Boussadana Mdlvanl Internationally known sculp Is In grave condition at her seaside estate as the result of an all night vigil In a cemetery with the body of her brother Alexis It was learned HERRING GRANTS FARMERS RELEASE DBS MOINES Releases were granted today by Clyde Herring to Lenker and Paul Cedar county upon recommendation of the state board of The two men were paroled from the Fort Madison penitentiary a year ago after serving 40 days of an indetermine threeyear sentence on charges evolving from th 1931 cat tle war in eastrn Thay were convicted in 1932 of conspiracy to obstruct the state tuberculosis test law for Their appeal to the Iowa supreme court was unsuccess WORKERS RETURN TO DUBUQUE SHOPS FOLLOWING SETTLEMENT OF STRIKE 650 striking employes of the Farley Loetscher Sash and Door factory returned tp their jobs today after a settlement of their atmosphere of gloom still shrouded the huge woodworking plant of Ryder Adams About 700 employes who left thelr jobs a week ago last Monday with the Farley and Loet scher workers were not Included In the strike The agreement was reached yes terday with union representatives and company Union workers had demanded higher wages and a closed a com promise was approved that brought a salary Increase for skill ed and semiskilled The Farley and Loetscher officials agreed to deal with a delegation of shop workers in any future dis 70 employes of the Carr plant faced court action in connection with alleged participa tion in disorders around the fac tory They were cited for contempt in allegedly violating an injunction restraining workers from interfering with operations it the In a hearing yesterday for 29 of the 70 Judge Nel son granted continuances until Tuesday No arbitration conferences be tween employes and operators of the Carr plant were in it was who had seen him OK the stage and screen or1 In newspaper photo graphs also were unbroken said It was Alaskan We had reached the scene of the crash within a few hours an close to had news of the to staff serg gant tftahleyf Morgan of the army signal corps and We obtained a whaleboat and set out through a windy foggy night to confirm his story that the bird men had fallen to their We didnt believe him Surely there must be some mistake we Rogers and Post cant be We sighted the when we were about 440 yards away on the same stream in which it The Eskimos who had witnessed the crash already had taken Rog ers body from the water and had covered it with a sleeping Posts body was Btlll pinned in the attached ropes to the plane and tried to pull it The first time the ropes Fin ally we pulled the plane apart far enough to bring out the body which we placed in a There were maps and per sonal effects scattered all most of them were soggy with mud and Although one of the Eskimos there had been an we couldnt find any evidence of We believe the just failed to bank on the right wing crumbling as it hit the We placed the bodies in a native oomiak and towed it to Barrow Covering bodies with white we took them to the hospit then went to the wireless office to send news of the tragedy to the WILL BOGEJRS Ethiopia Orders I i today moved of war man inhabitant who is Without a master or chief be attached to a chief designated by the Minister of Simultaneously all inhabitants who are not soldiers or attached to movement started at nn open ses chlefs are required to register arms lon of thc Iowa State Bard of MAY TAKE STEPS HALT POLLUTION OF OKOBOJI LAKES ARNOLDS n their possessions with the pre 1 Health and the State Conservation cinct judgei Holders of unreglsterCommission at the Guil Point park ed arms are subject to fine and j lodge Friday may event the arms Carrying of revolvers is subject to Unemployed residents are re quired to register and place them selves at the disposal of theMin ister Proprietors are re quired to register tenants and re port reports from Djibouti in French Somali land said today that 100 persons had been killedand wounded at Agadelle when Ethiopian tribesmen1 ually result in a sewage system for the lake region that approximates I the necessity for such a A resolution to start thc move ment was passed at the was attended about 300 permanent and summer residents of the Okoboji lake region j and others interested iu prob lem of preserving the Okoboji lakes for it be the concensus of this the resolution to ex press to the joint session of the Iowa state board of health and the as Joe Noted Mercy Flier Pilots Ship Over Wildernes Formally Ask Federal Aid In Construction of Sewer Disposal Plant in Spencer A formal resolution authorizing AHf aniinnnrnO inr an application to PWA officials for JnAwUllUl I LIlU AlIU funds with which to help construct city Disposal plant was passed i by the city council at its meeting last Howard Green of Cedar Rapids has been selected as the consult ing engineer from whom the gov ernment can obtain additional in formation on the proposed Tentative plans for the project WORST IN AABERG DECLARES DBS one of the most devastating pests to Iowa agriculture are the worst this year since Aa call for a disposal plant to be built assistant state secretary of at a cost of and an inter cepting sewer at a cost of Added to this would be approxi mately 10 per cent for engineering and including the pur chase of a thus bringing the said total cost to approximately j The resolution passed by the No more than the num ber of grasshoppers are reported in Clay the office of the Farm Bureau said his Crosson Had Warned Post of Arctic Fly ing Danger Post Only Laughed Emergency measures were taken council authorizes the city of Spenj following a conference between Aa cer to file an application to the United States of America through the federal emergency administra tion of public works for a grant to Id in the construction or1an a sew age pumping station and a sewage works and designating Howard consulting en gineer of Cedar to furnish such information as the government may GALL TEMPORARY HALT TO QUIZ AT SOO CITY TODAY crossed the Frerich Conservation Commission border and raided the Assaimara jtnat sewage that is being emptied into these lakes be posi Government based on In formation from said 20 French subjects were among the The Governor of French Somali land reportedly is en route to the frontier to Agadelle is well within the bord er of the French NORTH DAKOTA MAN FLIES TO SPENCER The telephone ran in the Gamble store early Friday It was a long distance call for the manager of the from Dan Daeley of N who informed Jack of his in to fly to Spencer immedi One hour and a half later Dael eys plane floated down at the Spencer airport and Locke met his former who is now com mander of the North Dakota Veter ans of Foreign At six oclock last night Daeley left for his return trip to Minneap Jack spent some time in extolling the virtues of Spencer to his vist but Daeley rebuked him for not having a photographer on hand to greet BIG WHEAT CROP wheat crop averaging 43 bushels per acre and weighing 61 pounds per bushel has been grown on the farm of wealthy banker and tively diverted as soon as and that someone in authority be asked to see if it la feesible and if it can be To further the cause a permanent committee Was named by state health commissioner who served as chairman of the ses to investigate the matter of pollution of the lakes further and to tey to formulate plans for prop er sewage disposal and some man ner of stopping other forms of polI SIOUX A temporary halt was called on the Woodbury county grand jury graft inquiry oday while the jurors turned their to the state executive councils investigation of the in A parade of witnesses from the tatc capitol building at DCS which started yesterdny with the appearance of Alex Secretary of continued this morning with the testimony of Leo State Awaiting his turn to be called before tthe investigators was Ray Secretary of It was learned Ray Des Moines who was appoint ed by the council to assist Maurice Breen with his study of charges against the grand was to ap pear this berg and Worthington of Iowa state in an effort to dlstribtute poison brand to af fected The appearc very bad in the In Shelby and east PoUawatamie hoppers are said to be eating everything in i Pleaswere agents throughout the ask ing for immediate reports on the amount of infestation and the quan tity of grasshoppers poison on Efforts will be concentrated on the counties mast seriously affect Aaberg They are Mono Aud Carroll and Professor Worthington said the hoppers have multiplied rapidly during the past ten LAKES Continued on Back Page New Serial Summer Sweethearts to InSpencer Daily With but chapters of The Dark Blonde drawing to a THE DAILY REPORTERS new serial story Summer Sweethearts by Mabel famous writer of light and clever start publication The story revolves about Katharine beautiful and who is restless and discontented because her wealthy father and aristocratic stepmother refuse to allow her to undertake any sort of When she becomes Interested In Mlehael who runs a riding a series of exciting incidents are started which weave themselves Into one of the most fasclnaftng stories ever Light and easy to but jrlth deep emotion and plenty of the story Is Ideal for sumpier Watch for the opening Installment In an early Issue of THE DAILY You will not want to miss a single REVOKE PRIVILEGE OF GRAIN TRADING Thomas Chicago grain specula today was denied trading priv ileges on all American grain ex changes for two years by the Fed eral Grain Futures The commission found Howell guilty of violating the grain fu tures act by attempting to man ipulate the of grain by con cealing his market by making false reports and by failing to report his committments as required by IOWA CITY bug damage to Iowa estimated at in probably will not exceed this Emmet tarm agent for Johnson said Johnson county is the center of chinch bug pestilence this who has been directing fight against the said the east central portion of the state will suffer the heaviest loss this In some fields there are more chinch bugs right now than there were last he but the drought made them multiply fast last where as rain this season has reduced the bug ov er most of the Pilot Joe flying the bod ies of Will Rogers and Wiley Post to the landed here at He spent slightly more than five and a half hours pushing his big electra transport over 500 miles of Arctic tundra and high mountain POINT a powerful flying hearse Joe Cros noted Alaskan Mercy today was winging his way toward and the with the bodies of Will Rogers and Wiley hero of many a daring far north rescue took off in the foggy darkness here at 1 6 He was making anonstop flight to 500 miles across the swampy tundras and over treach erous at Fairbanks about 7 12 noon Crossop twotime globe of the ding the but only era of flying into the oneeyed Ace Wtlhelm Interior today ordered disolution through the Reich of all Free Mason lodges still exist ing and confiscation of all their Early that evening Posts new red and silvermonoplane crashed on a river 15 miles from Point The funeral plane will be met in Seattle by Posts but for rv last minute change of might have been in her husbands plane when it nosedcived into a soggy Rogers widow and his beautiful ilMo were expected to meet the Rogers and Miss Rog ers onroutc west from Lake by train and Post eaves for Oklahoma by plane to day for Will was cnroute east from Los Ang eles by planning to meet his in Chicago or New Llndy Wires Orders Acting on wirelessed instructions rom president of Pan American and Cros son flew here yesterday for the Only a few days ago Cros considered the most expert of Arctic bade Post and Rogers goodbye in where they took off on the that ended with their Cosson advised them against thc because of bad He braved the fog to fly hero for their Posts body will be taken to the farm home of his parents near where services will be beneath the Burial will be in a nearby Rogers body will be taken to his ROGERSPOST Continued on Back Ilage BUZZIE IN IOWA DKS small but distinguished visitors stepped onto Iowa soil They are Sistie and Buzzle children of President who arrived here with their fath er for a threeday visit with Grahl of the Iowa National Excellent corn weather pre vailed In Spencer and Clay coun ty today when a temperaure of 91 was recorded shortly before During Friday a low of 67 was re ported at the official weather SERGEANT RELATES HOW ESKIMOS CARRIED TIDINGS OF CRASH TO NORTHERN OUTPOST com plete story of how a iso lated army sergeant stumbled breathlessly across a frozen Arctic bog to find the broken bodies of Will Rogers and Wiley Post filter ed down from Alaska today in terse official It was Staff Sergeant Stanley in charge of the armys radio station at Point who heard from the faltering lips of a native runner the first report of a tragedy which was to echo throughout faraway Stationed in a desolate near the top of the Morgan found himself cast in a tragic but Important he re ported to the government on the crash and came his full re port At 10 last night Thurs day I was attracted by a group of excited natives on the walking discovered one native all out of gasp ing in pldgeon English the strange tale of airplane she blew After repeated I learned that this native had wit nessed the crash of an airplane at his sealing camp some 15 miles south of Barrow and that he had run the entire distance to summon The native claimed that the flying very suddenly appeared from the ap parently sighting the the plane then circled several times and finally settled down on the ESKIMO Continued on Back Page   

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