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Ames Daily Tribune and Times (Newspaper) - January 3, 1938, Ames, Iowa Official Ames and Story county Pape Rames daily Tribune and time Universal in the Ames territory vol. 71 no. 158 United pres wire service Ames. Iowa monday january 3, 1938 official Arn and Story county paper weather forecast generally fair monday night and t tuesday. Temperature a Sun. 3 30 p. Be 28 Mon. 1 a. ., 20 2 p. M., 30. Precipitation none. Tokes cents no budget balance before 1940-f. supreme court of is Given pm a Loans for City Power projects decision is hailed by new dealers As major Victory in far Flung drive for cheaper Power see a a a is vote on War to i no Washington up a the supreme court monday approved constitutionality of the Public works administration program of Loans and Grants to municipality for construction of Power projects. Hailed by administration spokesmen As a major Victory in the new Deal s far Flung drive for cheaper Power the decision was regarded As a Quot go ahead signal for construction of 52 municipal Power projects estimated to Cost More than $80,0130,000 which have been had up pending a final ruling it a monopoly fight into Congress Cummings asks for legislation Washington administration shifted its fight against monopolies to Congress monday at attorney general Homer s. Cummings in his final report called for new legislation Quot to bring the anti Trust Laws into Harmony with present Cummings request was supplemented by a concurrent report from the new deals leading Trust Buster assistant attorney general Robert h. Jackson who blamed ineffectiveness of existing statutes for growth of monopolistic tendencies. Revival Jackson criticized court interpretations of the Sherman and Clayton acts under which his anti Trust division of the Justice department operates. Close associates indicated a belief the is Tuie eventually might revive president Roosevelt a fight to reorganize the judiciary. The demand for legislative action followed a drive for Trust Reform instituted to Days ago and highlighted by speeches of Jackson and Interior Secretary Harold l. Lckes. Bulwark Cummings report made one general suggestions that the Sherman anti Trust act be bulk asked by new statutes. However the legislative methods desired to accomplish this objective were not delineated. It is known that new dial advisors Are working on several Poi male proposals for amending the Sherman and Clayton acts. In addition it was authoritatively reported president Roosevelt is considering placing White House support behind the corporate licensing Bill offered by Sens. Joseph c. Of Mahoney d., wyo., and William e. Horah. R., Ida. On the theory it can be amended and Quot rewritten to encompass administration monopoly curbs. Too vague Jackson s report charged the Justice department was unable to Force present Trust Law because of their vagueness the limitations of its Legal staff and the difficulties resulting from judicial interpretation. After reciting several instances of collusive bidding on government contracts Jackson concluded Quot in other words in Large Section of american Industry today Competition has disappeared. Validity of the pea Loans and Grants. The decision was delivered by Justice George Sutherland. A Brief note attached to it stated that Justice Hugo l. Black Quot concurs in the Sutherland a opinion was based primarily on the Lack of Power on the part of the two utilities which challenged the statute to bring their suit. The ruling came when the a preme court affirmed circuit court of appeals decisions upholding the program in the face of attacks by the Duke Power company and the Alabama Power company both of which charged the entire pea program and the Power Loans and Grants in particular was illegal. Full Power the opinion pointed out that the municipalities in question had full Power to construct the systems under state Law. Sutherland a opinion a writ ten in the Alabama Case but in it he noted that the Duke Case Quot will be determined upon the authority of our present the opinion asserted that the Competition to be furnished by the continued on Page two Mitchells Saga most wanted Book i his Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to require an affirmative referendum vote before declaration of War by the United states except in Case of invasion has made representative Louis Ludlow above of Indiana. A storm Center in Congress president Roosevelt opposes the plan which is to a up is role in the House Jan. To. Test your knowledge in Nett olde Hor can you answer even o these teats questions turn to Page six for the answer. I was George was by tuber of the masonic name the chief Riv Ida. 3. Prom what state is Robert rams peek in a resp Miat native 4. Where Are the fangs of rattlesnakes located 5. Who was Jean Francois Millet 6. Where did the first Continental Congress assemble 7. For which state is a a sooner the nickname 8. Name the Republican nominee for president in j 936. 9. Name the oldest institution of higher education in the u. S. To. Who wrote a travel with a Donkey a a Margaret Mitchells Long winded Saga of the South dining the civil War period a gone with the wind outranked All other fiction books in popularity with patrons of the Ames Public Library during the Calendar year in 1937, a Survey revealed thursday. Two More historical novels widely circulated were a and so Victoria by Vaughan Wilkins and a Northwest passage by Kenneth Roberts. In the East Tho latter Book has been at the head of the Best seller list for Many months. A a paradises by father Forbes a City of Bells by Elizabeth Goudge Are other much read fiction books. Temporary enjoying a temporary demand because of their adaptation to the screen were a lost horizon by James Hilton and works of Zola. For the first time in years Ames readers Are manifesting a curiosity about the career of the Little corsican general Napoleon Bonaparte. In the non fiction category Bio-1 Graphy far outranks travel As the j most read books. The autobiographies of two doctors head the list j they Are Victor George Heiser i a an american doctors Odyssey and Andrea Majocchi so life and i Many readers arc still j Reading a How to win fiends and influence people biography if i lits readers by Dale Carnegie. Ai Book increasing rapidly in popular j to i amp Quot sorrow built a Bridges by mrs. Kathrine Burton. Same Book librarian Letha m. Davidson says that children Are Reading the same books their older Brothers j and Sisters were enjoying 15 years j ago. A ill id a by mrs. Johanna j spyral has been even More in de i in and since Shirley Temple inter j predation of the character. Like their fathers before them school boys of the twentieth Century still i get a Wallop from a treasure i Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Louise Alcott a books enjoyed a revival with children following the movie a Little women but have since declined in favor j Quot roller skates by Ruth Sawyer won the newbery medal this year j by Type children unlike adults ask for books by Type rather than by author. Books Given in the weekly Story hours Are always in con j slant demand. Approximately one third of the total circulation of 80,845 bocks during the Calendar year were children a Book. Read Continuer on Page six rails advised against boost improve services inc recommends Washington i re the interstate Commerce commission in its annual report to Congress monday advised the railroads to make their service More attractive to reduce operating costs and not to rely too much on rate increases As a remedy for economic ills no competitive Industry can work out its salvation through a Price increasing policy alone and the Railroad Industry is now to a very considerable extent in that class a the commission said. The report carried a strongly worded statement on the general subject of rate increases but said the remarks were made a without indicating any attitude in regard to proposals to increase pending applications Are now pending before the commission for freight and passenger rate increases which railroads estimate would bring $517,000,000 in additional Revenue annually. A while Price increases Are at Tim s necessary the vital thing in work major spa project 70 men employed for about eleven months the county Road project employing 70 men for about it months of the year Ivas the major in a project in the county in 1937, it was reported monday by George f. Pritchett District supervisor. Iowa slate College with its recreational area sidewalk poultry mating House tiling at the agronomy farm and the new heating funnel. Was a close second in number of men employed while the construction of water main in Ames and Road improvement at Nevada gave work to the More than too men employed during the year. Outlet in the county project which has been carried on for some time As the principal outlet for Wiz labor workers in 1937 cleared and grabbed 51 Miles built seven Bridges painted 35 Bridges placed new Asphalt mat surface on 19 Bridges built us culverts and 134 tile inlets. Expenditures during the past year for spa labor on projects completed during the past year totalled $50,705, according to p Job Ett. The figures Given represent Only the amount paid by Wiz for labor figured on a $45 per month per Man wage and does not include such materials which May have been provided by spa or the sponsoring group. Recreation project. Reported monday by Prichett a completed Are the county Road project with labor expenditure of $34.6 Fey 70 for la months the recreational area at Iowa state College with $16,200 for 30 men for 2 months sidewalks at Iowa state with $1, 080 for 12 men for two months Ames water Mains with $l,98r for 22 men for two months poultry mating House at Iowa state with $2,700 for ten men for six months. Nevada Road improvement with $3,645 for 27 men for three months and the Welch school grading and landscaping project at Ames with $450 for to men for one month. Prichett reported that the number of men employed on spa in 1937, As compared with 1936. Show continued on Page six state lights Snow plows amp Sasin pc a a Iowa Dally press photo. An inverted a Row of lights is being placed on the top of All state Snow plows w. H. Root maintenance Engineer of the state Highway commission announces. Root warned motorists to proceed with caption when such lights Are seen at night As Snow plows often trawl on the wrong Side of the Road go very slowly and May even be backing up. The top Light is red and other lights Are Amber when seen from the front. From the rear All lights Are red. Cambridge girl Holiday toll leading Field Ltd 355 deaths 111 baby Derby 50 percent less than for Christmas president Calls upon Congress for enactment of wage and hour Bill warns i hat misuse of Powers of capital May Lead to destruction of capitalism Washington Roosevelt notified Congress monday that the budget cannot be balanced before 1940 and Iii a crackling annual message personally delivered to cheering legislators he Cal in i for immediate enactment of a wage and hours bid in a new Deal program vitally touching All phases of National Economy. Capital and reasonable earnings on capital Are essential he said but with this warning a misuse of the Powers of capital or selfish suspension of the employment of capital must be ended or the capitalistic. system will destroy itself through its own abuses. Or Roosevelt bowed to an ovation As he entered the Bouse Saraber where Congress was gathered in joint session. A whoopee or rebel yells and whistles Roe Over the Thunder of applause repeatedly his words were interrupted by clamorous approval. But the address although it tempered recent administration aides attacks on big business did a 6.o9 Rich shortage of preclptta1 heal the breach within new lion in 1931, particularly during Deal democratic party ranks the last few months is threatening j sketch Winter wheat and is not enhancing j yer Roosevelt sketched his condition of the soil for Spring 1938 new Deal policies in Broad a planting it was reported monday strokes to be detailed later in by c. N. Brown superintendent of subsequent messages threatens crop a Snow cover for Winter wheat needed the third annual baby Derby sponsored by Ames merchants and i the Ames Tribune promised to be an interesting race monday j with a Likely possibility that Ames will not be the Home of the i Winner this year j an affidavit a received monday morning by the Tribune baby Derby editor from or. H. Nord lot Cambridge entering Shirley May Lewis infant daughter of or. And or. Milford Lewis of Cambridge. The child was born Ai 2 55 a. In. Jan. I at the Lewis by United press the nation Celebration Over the new years Holiday weekend resulted in at least 359 violent deaths a United press Survey revealed monday. However tile number of fatalities was 50 percent lower than the total of 625 deaths recorded during tie Christmas weekend. Complete is of Snow. Reports Are expected to raise the however the agronomy farm at Iowa state College. A the Lack of cover for Winter wheat which thrive Best when Well covered with Enow during the coldest part of the Winter is causing some concern among those who have planted this crop a Brown said. I. Taxes and spending accept approximately $7,000,000,000 annually As Normal government expenditure increase National income from $68,000,000,000 to $90,000,000,000 or More so that tax Revenue will provide adequate funds without increasing present rates give business tax Relief i where hardships Are proved but for the reducing Revenue or re t0t?j a Tom rom Nared to blushing tax avoid amp uce abuses 24.41 Inch., a. Compar a a May a by Flam. The Normal average of 31 the year a with than in t in a it fro n lax hardships and a laches. Precipitation during de Ltd no circumstances favor specs Cember was .37 of an Inch most of native income Over earned income. Which fill in the form of four Inch Home in Cambridge. I reports Are greeted to raise the j however recent mild Wea her saturday it had appeared that Itolar for both Holiday observances Bai melted practically All of this the baby son of or. And mrs. B. I c. of Ames born at the Mary Greeley Hospital at to led com Pettio. Is to inert ability of the product its the commis although some Hep taken by railroads to services More attract Jase the Sal and reduce Don said g have been make their Ive and to complis not yet i Don All that can group said. Abandoned the commission poin the emergency Railroad Hon aet of 1933 with t Federal coordinator of Hon was abandoned cause the railroads be so it nation of America with the object of Bra economies. A yet if there have Tant accomplishment Socia Tion along these have not been Brough Tendon a the report a greater Economy a it Clear that they have mrs. Clapp 65, life resident of county Dies mrs. Anna Hall Clapp. 65, who was born or the Bloomington Community Northeast of Ames when that settlement was a thriving in land town died at her Home at 224 Washington Avenue at la a. ., saturday. She had been in poor health for 14 months and succumbed to an attack of pneumonia. Except for a few years in South Dakota or. Clapp resided in and near Ames. She was born oct. 24, 1872, and was married to William l. Clapp at Raymond 8. D., get. 26. 187. J surviving her Are her husband and 12 children Earl Hoy Howard Otho Everett Harold m Sills mrs. Margaret arum Lucille of Ames in. Kid of Starbuck Minn mrs. Palmer of Jordan. Also ,7 57 a. In., might be the Winner. I the Winner the past to o years has been an Ames baby. A entries will be received until noon tuesday and the Winner will be announced in that Days Issue Jot the paper. Included in this i years Derby Are townships in the i Ames trading territory Howard Milford Grant Union Lafayette. Franklin. Washington and Palestine townships in Story county and Harrison Jackson Colfax and Garden townships of Boone county bordering Story county. Cambridge is in Union township. Indirect work of Benefit to heavy Industry Washington or of labor statistic re monday that the bulk o i a behind the lines employment created by Public works construe i Hon went to heavy Indus i some of which Hao been Attal by the administration recently alleged monopolistic trend. Over 1,000. Illinois with 56 dead states. Twenty three were Caus d by traffic accidents. Cook county Chicago alone reported 39 deaths More than the next highest state. Twenty five dead in the new York City metropolitan arca. There were 31 deaths in new York state and 39 in Pennsylvania. Iowa had 7 deaths. Five boys and two girls All Ohio High school students were killed when their automobile crashed through a guard rail at a downtown Butler id crossing and was strut k by a new York Central Railroad passenger train. Alcohol poisonings caused seven death in Ohio Aud two at a in dig Ute Home in Dot a Moines. Twenty persons died in new England. Ten of the deaths were a attributed to one of the most serf i pc re blizzards in the Section in a Bureau j two years it showed j indirect or i Snow leaving Winter crops open to All i what cold West la r May come. The average temperature during december was 21.8 degrees com pared with the Normal of 24 de grits. There were eight Clear Days 14 partly Cloudy and nine Cloudy. The prevailing wind direction was from the Northwest. The Frost depth was reported at about 12 inches Brown reported. Soil temperatures during december at various Depths were As follows one Inch maximum 33, min in urn 8 six inches maximum 32, minimum 19 12 inches maximum 35, minimum 26 24 inches maximum 40, minimum 35 48 inches maximum 46, minimum 40 73 inches maximum 50, minimum 45. Concentration 2. Business and Industry re construct anti Trust and other Laws to end practices such As tax avoidance excessive capitalization investment write ups. High pressure salesmanship consider problems a a created by concentration of Coveno be done a the d out that Ransport office of in us port a of Cly be in the As Railroad log about Are 20 grandchildren and Brothers w. W. Hall and r Hall of Ames. And two sister., Ard of do Moines Ames. Arm in to Vav Emma Hall funeral is 2 p. ., tui of Christ w Gnu in Char the Ontario Alma it and Bison Lodle thing three inert mrs. And j with that 7,8 j the vol us the Nln str to by j. I ? a by Liday the the r a. Bur Rente ter it a a a ill he in the Beld cub a f at Chin teen of Moor by the As lines they to our at j. Registration at i Moi St ,5 uni Wor ploy and in Emp s of pub n playing a to I filed c lovin l eked i for ears u in a s pc four injured in Accident North of Story City four persons were injured two ident Between Norris asks investigation of to a setup Cit an Aud Bro i Jewell a Hosp Bon Ith. Cui Milf i i h. 31 ii Milo of Yvo tit an. Oui a of Cia Greeley Ion right a Yukon a1 hero Folio cd Ron i Bowfin ii b j h. Ho1 was Kington r lbs sen. Cd nor Ich w. Norri i. Neb., Mou i y in reduced a jell it Resolution of r a far Reachi k Livest i a Hon of the Tennessee \ Alit if authority. Non is father of the to a caught the enat of f guard in trod us no his re hut Loti Immell at Titer it co vent d his action Fol i recent re pm it s a f strife i Lill its to a to dorm the. Kmet v lug the 111 n u under Norris a sol u t Ion would Ond cud by the e to Deral Trad co Mission. The Resolution cd died for a so Cepi i no til to inc lading Mie control in few hands seek cooperation of capita and labor with government in devising remedial legislation. 3. Finance Correct a situation in which a a Small number cd the larger Banks control the nation s banking and finance. I National defence prac Tise restraint and a civilized approach to the purposes of peace but keep ourselves adequately Strong for Telf defense continue an open and Frank criticism of the peace Hazard engendered by a those nations where democracy Hee been discharged or never has developed. 5. Agriculture enact an All weather or crop surplus control farm Btl calculated to raise the income of the agricultural third of the population keep Costa of the program within limits current farm Relief expenditures. 6. Labor enact minimum wage and maximum hours legislation to Correct the most aggravated conditions of underpay and Over work obtain higher pay adjustments by collective bargaining persuade labor to abandon in some Fields is pedal ? construction its High hourly wage Scales in behalf of estimating income on an annual wage basis discourage jurisdictional disputes within the ranks of labor which have curbed product if c i. W Vagt Ard Titi Methot restraint ral enactment of governor a organization and regional continued on Page two but a a a a general Price of Silver unchanged re ii Dis j Ben pie Toda is common error Newt pronounce room of say. Roof. Ministers will meet wednesday the Ames ministerial association will meet wednesday morn j teacher ing at la in the College . I All ministers in the Community Are urged to be present. I Rupe talks on teacher an Nirav a s. Rupe put i her of the Tribune spoke monday afternoon at a meeting of the Des Moines league of women voters at the . His subject was a the philosophical background of the annuity mrs. Rosa e. Cunningham chairman of the league it ? lie committee was in charge of the program. College to Start a tuesday morning ted to Phi registration for the Winter q car git a d edit ter at Iowa state College will b of a in should at 8 a. In. Tuesday. Carr Ying if be Christmas presents and Bairs for Thi Check full of clothing and b ome Tbs cooked delicacies students a ere years Tad in returning to the Campus Mon Day. That c class work will begin Wedney Day Quot behin d the morning at 8 a in. The majority v of menu 611,< professors who had attend Jan into tire St to of and educational or Dur been Assai ing the holidays had ret Ned too by Kab. Home monday ready to Best i a new year. First event is the col the Cen legs program will be the ulus t tit t a 116,Ooi 1,000 cd lecture wednesday Nyht by the employ Finen travelling photographer and Advt n Era w he Lurer Capa John Craig too Man role ii i the the Jolt it usury will Price it general a it a decrease to a. P to ted the i com 4 wit. Lot or to if Ilcus Liq be hewed and it a its an ounce. Ars in i a ploy 1114,000,000, Ani Clay product it <4 a went j 000,000. A a has last sail today the Federal Trade Price Commisa or entered an order against the National federation of it j uni to Psi Gnu Cement it Indus b to wet a is of indirect d by lava Ord showed 129,001to i Poi to i Ion Aff a Ceria Eddy to Tab ted Supply Assenat Tot Trade group to unlawful practices Quot Ling to Kupreas co in the Sale of building and to Mai Ciatu High i i and cease Aile a tripe i mater ices. Ing to a i i 5 what suits have been instituted in the court by private companies Aud what have been their Al Foueti. J 6, to what extent has Public i interest been affected by efforts of private utilities to prevent Farmer and municipalities from obtaining to a Power the Resolution which Waie ferret to the agriculture commit a i % aunt Lindy says i those of us who laughed j at punch and Judy yester \ Day and Are laughing at Charley Mccarthy and bet to Lou today Are convinced evolution is not n ibo would make $200.00b for the investigation. Avail t that i la theory but a tact. A

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