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Ames Daily Tribune and Times (Newspaper) - January 5, 1938, Ames, Iowa Official Ames and Story county Pape Rames daily Tribune and time Universal in the Ames territory weather forecast fair wednesday night and thursday. Somewhat cooler in and South thursday. Temperature a tuesday 3 p. No 39 wednesday 7 a. In. 16 2 30 p. In. 38. Precipitation none. Vol. 71 no. 160 United press wire service Ames Iowa. Wednesday january 5, 1938 off Cia ame and Story county paper three cent Sutherland quits supreme court. A or. Roosevelt sats Economy unsuccessful net deficit for 1939 estimated at billion Washington a president Roosevelt reported to Congress wednesday that he had clamped Bruges on spending in an unsuccessful Effort to balance budgets dislocated by business re cation. Or. Roosevelt e timoted the net deficit for this 1938 fiscal year at 11,088,129,600 and for the 1939 fiscal year at $949,606,000 a with the Prospect that each actually Quot will be greater. He proposed pork barrel economies which invite trouble on Capitol Hill. Reduced the president explained that recession tremendously had reduced Revenue and prevented budget balancing despite economies of $397,-. so far this year and $539,-000,000 next. He believes business will improve some but probably not regain its 1937 Levels in 1938. He based his budget on existing tax rates but recommend d changes to relieve hardships. Revenue a i Hope that there May be enacted at an Early Date Quot he informed Congress a such amendments to the Revenue Law As will maintain the Revenue producing Power of the present tax Structure while correcting at the same Tim existing proven inequities a he asked for a record breaking peace time National defense appropriation of More than $1,000,-000,000 Aud another $1,000,000,000 for work Relief Iii Tho next fiscal year. He said the National debt would Rise to $38,528,200,000 by june 30, 1939. Tentative in attributing failure to balance the budget to business recession or. Roosevelt emphasized that the 1938 and 1939 deficit figures Are tentative and subject to consider Able expansion with consequent further increase of the National debt because 1. A i May find it necessary to request additional appropriations Lur National 2. A the economic id tuition May not improve and if it does not i expect the approval of Congress and the Public for additional funds if they become necessary to save thousands of american families from dire need a greater the alternative to greater deficits under those circumstances would be increased taxes. The 1939 budget proposed reducing spending by $539,000,000, which or. Roosevelt regards a the most important fact in the Bulky volume. This is achieved largely by cutting items dear to Congress such As highways be Quot Public building.-, new reclamation and Rivers and Harbor projects. These recommendations head or. Roosevelt toward Battle with con Gre a which last autumn refused even to consider the $140,000,000 Highway fund reduction which he proposed again today. Skyrocketing skyrocketing National debt has continued on pug two i president asks billion j for a defense i i excavation �?4 Washington a president Roosevelt shortly will Send a message to Congress recommending naval expansion chairman Edward t. Taylor d., colo., of the House appropriations committee announced wednesday after conferring with the president. Test your knowledge can you answer seven cd these a St questions turn to Page eight or the answers. 1. Nam the capital of Alabama. ?. It the nor h pole nearer to the Ruer of the Earth than the a qua in 3. Name the senators from South Arolina. 4. Name the Alloy of Copper Aud us. 5. How Many nations were in vol de in the world War 6. Should a gentleman remove is hat in the elevator of a business adding or store v Hen ladies Are resent 7. How main rounds did Harry Homes last to hts fight with Max he meting 8. Name two Inland bodies of Ater that Are Salter than any of in oceans 9. What is the nickname for the Tate of Vermont to. Which constitutional Amend Lent provides for women suffrage today a common error never pronounce several�?tar-a1 say sever Al. Vav Ash n o n Ole a speaker William b. Bankhead predicted wednesday that the Ludlow War referendum Resolution will be Defeated when it is called up in the House next monday. Washington ohm president Roosevelt sent to Congress wednesday the greatest american National defense budget in the peacetime history of the country totalling More than a billion dollars. Appropriations asked for expansion and maintenance of the army Navy and Marine corps for the 1939 fiscal year totalled $1,010,835,187, an increase of $77,561,287 Over estimated expenditures for military purposes during the present fiscal year and $157,779,034 above actual National defense expenditures during the 1937 fiscal year. The huge total will not be All that will be asked for the armed services during the coming year. President Roosevelt and other administration officials have indicated. The president said in his message accompanying the budget that in View of the threatening International situation he May ask Congress for special authorization and appropriations for National defense Likely to be a request for additional warship construction. The president asked for $569.-s27.400 for regular appropriation for the Navy and an additional $8,000,000 fro a Public works funds. The War department estimates totalled $421,459,931, and an additional $11,547,856 was asked in Public works estimates for construction of ser. Coast defences military Barracks buildings and other structures. The $8,000,000 from Public works funds was intended for construction of ammunition storage facilities naval buildings dry docks Etc. Warship construction and Purchase of new military and naval air planes bulked Large in defense estimates. Navy estimates called for expenditure of $143,700,000 for new warship construction next year. This is a increase of $13,-700,000 Over the estimates for new warship construction during the current fiscal year. The program would permit Start of construction of two More battleships two Light cruisers eight destroyers and six submarines All authorized As naval replacements under the Vinson Trammell act. Of and when the president asks Congress for special legislation Tot additional naval construction it probably will involve the building of heavy cruisers and air plane carriers in which categories the u. S. Navy is now at full a a treaty Quot Levels. Budget estimates Call for an army enlisted strength of 162.000, the same As for the current year. An increase of 185 commissioned officers in the Engineer corps and 50 second lieutenants for combat service is provided. Reports 723,000 lost their jobs during november w Askin 0 t o n ukr a the american federation of labor reported wednesday that 723.mo persons had lost their jobs during nov Ember. A Trade Union reports Quot the cd oration said a show a severe a crease in unemployment among i Union members. A fall told the business recession has been responsible for an employment decline affecting More than a million wage and salaried workers since the federations estimate came As the special Arcate committee investigating unemployment resumed hearings. Tax petition Washington the a Eugene do pent father in Law of Franklin Roosevelt jr., petitioned the Board of tax appeals wednesday for re termination of alleged income anti excess profits tax deficiencies for 1933-3435 totalling $63,-829. Contract for school let starting Date to be decided next monday the Ames Board of education busily engaged now practically every Day of the week with plans for the construction of the new $600,0 10 senior High school tues Day night awarded the contract for basement excavation for the new school. The White construction company of Des Moines Low bidder with a figure of $1,863, and a unit bid of 69 cents per cubic Yard was awarded the contract. R. Vifquain president and Frank Howell secret Ray of the Board will sign the contract with White in Des Moines late wednesday. Other bids other bidders for this excavation were Ben Cole and son Ames. $2,-989, unit Price 75 cents Lippert Brothers. Boone $2,730, unit Price 78 cents j. D. Armstrong Ames $2,094.40. Unit Price 74.8 cents James Thompson and sons Ames $2,120, unit Price 65 cents. The excavation estimated at about 2,700 cubic Yards will be limited to the North half of the main class room unit facing Clark Avenue. Variation members of the Board and Vernon Tinsley of Des Moines member of the architectural firm of Tinsley Mcbroom and Higgins stated that the variation in bids Wab believed due to variations in figuring the total amount of cubic Yards to be removed. After accepting the Low bid the Board agreed to set the Date tor starting the excavation work at the next regular meeting next monday night. Work must be started by Jan. 20, to comply with the regulations of the Bra which is aiding in financing the building project with a $225,000 Grant. Plans the excavation work in to be completed by March i. Discussing the general plans for the new building. Tinsley reported that the plans will be completed within a week or to Days. Plans continued on Page two town safety councils will be organized a plan to organize Independent safety councils in each town in the county will be put into action in the near future it a. Reported w in essay by prof. R. A. Moyer president of the Story county sat to Council. Quot each town safety Council will arrange its own program of safety coordinating its activity with the county Council a a Moyer said. Discussing the county councils activity in operation with the state program to develop a Strong educational program Moyer reported that the membership of the local Council was not Large enough at the present time to provide the finances necessary. Under the proposed safety program in schools local county councils we Ould provide posters and lit Era lure to each school. A a a cause of the Large number of schools in county a membership of about 500 would be needed to provide funds with which to finance such work her a Moyer Slid. Another Point in the state safety a educational program Call for a years subset pts it a to education a a National Council Magazine for each Rural school in the county. The subscription would i include a monthly safety poster and i soon outlines based on the thought of the Porter. The program Lei been endorsed j by miss Agnes Samuelson state i superintendent of Public instruction. The Cost of the Campaign would be met by each county Council with funds obtained through individual Council memberships. For Secretary of agriculture Ida Grove ii to a cd e a Mussier Ida Grot Armer and state representative from Ida county from 1933 until 1 9 3 7, wednesday entered the race for the democratic nomination for state Secretary of agriculture in the june primary he served 12 it clerk and six a county Board of is 61 years old. Hitchhiker 4,000 Miles in holidays in 4.uoo Miles of hitch hiking from Michigan to Aller Querques. N. M., during Christmas vacation Charles e. Busier Sophomore forestry student at Iowa state College estimates that he saw More accidents than he usually encountered in 20,000 Miles of travel. Busier himself was involved in an Accident when to was Riding w Ith a Friendly Motorist South of Madison on icy highways. The Motorist had equipped the rear ires with mud lug which acted As sled runners when skidding was caused by rough roads. Spinning treacherously the rear end of the car rallied into a Telephone pole and careened into a Cement Culvert. No one was hint but the car was badly damaged. Busier Wras picked up by a passing Motorist. Hitchhiking is As Good in Winter As in summer asserts busier who is an accomplished thumb flapper. Leaving Iowa state College dec. 22 lie visited the Forest products Laboratory at Madison. Wd., and later in the evening arrived in Chicago. Going to Milwaukee later be visited friends there returned to Chicago to visit relatives and then obtained a ride to fort Wayne ind. He went North to Detroit where he completed negotiations to serve As a Driver of one of a Fleet of cars bound for new Mexico. He spent Christmas at Flint at the Home of an uni. Driving night and Day busier arrived without mishap in new Mexico dec. 28. With a Friend busier visited acquaintances on the Santo Domingo Indian Riser i ration near Albuquerque before driving East. At Albuquerque duster met a tourist bound for Chat i Cago and Rode North with him arriving in Chicago dec. 30. Ii arrived Back in Ames on the same Day. I a _ r member of conservative Wing will retire from Bench on january 18th i eels he has reached age at which he can t continue without sacrificing his health Washington at a associate supreme court Justice George but her Laud in a letter to i a Biden Roosevelt wednesday announced High retirement effective Jan. 18, Sutherland a letter to the president stated that he was retiring under the Sumners supreme court retirement act passed by Congress last year it was his act under which Justice Willis Van Devanter retired inst Spring. I was understood that Sutherland took the step because i he Gilt he had reached the Atte where he no longer could Eon untie t e arduous duties of a supreme court Justice without a sacrificing his health. It urns understood that his general physical condition at present was Good but that he believed it might break should he continue on the court. He is 76. 15 years service f j his letter to the president said Landis Pecora also a emr dear or. President mention Reed talked of is As township on the Ida Jpe visor. He of Brian is to be candidate will seek office of Secretary again Des Moines la. Of a Iowa daily press association a or. Robert e. Of Brian prominent Iowa Democrat who has progressed from minister to Morningside College president to Secretary of state wednesday clarified the 1938 political picture somewhat by announcing his candidacy for the democratic nomination to the office he holds. Appointed a year ago by gov. N. G. Kraschel after death of the late Secretary mrs. Alex Miller of Brian by his announcement removed himself from consideration As a democratic candidate for the office of superintendent of Public instruction. Out of picture he had been prominently men boned As a possible candidate against miss Agnes Samuelson Republican incumbent until he. Recent statement that she will retire from polities Jan. I 1939, to become executive Secretary of the to a state teachers association. Since miss Samuelson a do Clara Tion. O Brian has been widely talked As a democratic possibility to succeed her. His statement the shortest political announcement yet malt for the 1938 Campaign follows a Robert e. O Brian announced that he will be a candidate for the nomination to the office of Secretary of state on the democratic ticket in the Juno primaries a Field wide open the of Brian candidacy Leaver the Field wide open for state superintendent to prominently forwarded names go far have been supt. Bur rim e. Beard of Webster City Republican and a. C. Fuller of the Iowa stat3 teachers College faculty a Democrat neither has indicated whether he thigh seek the office a c Ridenour of Curlew took nomination papers for the office t it did not specify his party. Of Brian did not comment on questions concerning whether he ill remain a methodist minister. Pros reports from the last area conference at Sioux to y stated he would be asked to take a pastorate within a year or drop from the conference As a minister. Three other three other candidates Are seeking the nomination for Secretary of state mrs. Leis j. Etter Davenport announced last Meek that so would seek the Denio cratic nomination two republicans Earl c. Miller Den Moines and Paul l Quidley Centerville entered the race wednesday 3 million tax nest egg for state is seen new clash with japs threatens a having reached the age of More than 75 years and having Washington of he the name held m7 commission As associate of Stanley Forman re d of Ken Justice on the supreme court of Lucky was projected wednesday As the United states and nerved in possible successor to Justice that court for 15 years and thus George Sutherland of the supreme eligible for Ceremeno under court who is retiring from the Sumners act of March i 193, Recd. Solicitor general for the entitled an act to provide for repast three years v As one of the i to rement of justices of the so Many who received consideration i Breme court i desire to Avail my president Roosevelt for the self of the rights privileges and judicial service specified in that aet and to that cud i hereby retire from regular Active service on from appointment eventually Given to Justice Hugo a Black. However it was recalled that Plack s name was far Down on the the Beach this retirement to be of for Van devout Era a nomination was a list of favorite place and his j Surprise. Reed generally considered one of j the government s Abl St lawyers. Nip ponese take Over is regarded a progressive Liberal Shanghai radio a a Des Moines la., Iowa daily press Assn a if Iowa business continue to hold it own the Shanghai Cis a new and next state legislature meeting e j serious clash of tween japanese year front now who have 9,000.-1 an Quot foreign interests was threaten too or More in sales Anil in it ome tax Cash to make use of Louis e. Roddewig. State tax chairman said wednesday. The surplus will be left in state coffers after payment under the last Legislatures edict of $5,500,-000 a year for old age pensions. $2,000,000 a year for emergent Relief approximately $10,, for last years Homestead tax refunds and perhaps 111,. for 1938 Homestead refunds Rod a Dew la said. As the Law now stands the Mon will go toward Homestead it refunds in 1939, but since the i legislature meets in january. 1939, it can change the Law. And j if three Point tax revenues con cd wednesday As Shanghai municipal authorities referred to the United states and British governments a japanese a Maud for Vicinal control of the International settlement. Foreseeing a clash of interests Tho Shanghai municipal government referred the japanese a mands to the United states and great Britain through the Ameri and in sympathy with the Reform Lect Ive on and after tuesday the 18th Day of january. 193s. A very respectfully your. A George Sutherland Quot a it Erland re Iiren it Blower Van Devantery a by eight months. Van Devantery a resignation came objectives of the new Deal. He is near the conclusion of the historic 53, protestant a Democrat and a fight Over president Roosevelt s world War Veteran. Tither names Mentlow id wednesday for Sutherland a seat Wert court justices May retire at those of James m. Landis youth fun $20,000 per year salary judiciary reorganization plan. The act provides that supreme the and can my British consulate Here. No reply settlement authorities to make no reply to the demands until they had specific reaction from a and London general Tine it is Safe to predict a floor Battle against continuing a Home vigorously pressing an Stead balance. Campaign for domination of me j Bai unofficial discussion raised a v foreign settlement with los glean eral possibilities for the next i g j tic american British and other foreign interests the japanese wednesday took Over operation of All radio stations Aud installed japanese censors w at a moments no tool Over All me for Ign ones this would me nose operating in settlement would and other fore it patches t Slature. It could pass a Law allocating the surplus to All property taxpayers or if it sympathizes with please of state officials for a new state office building in lies Moines the Caf ii could be used for that purpose. There Are also such pending requests As that of now a teachers for an annuity retire Taen which would require $1 Ful Dean of the Harvard Law school May be called Back to Active Sere and former head of the securities j Fie in lower courts at the Alrec and Exchange commission chief lion of the chief Justice. Justice Walter p. Stacy of the Sutherland a retirement also North Carolina supreme court strengthens the position of the new John j. Burns former chief noun a a Liberal majority of the court Corn Sel of the Sec Ferdinand pecora., posed of Black and justices Char member of the new York a preaches Evans Hughes. Benjamin n. Court Thomas g Corcoran one of Cardozo. Harlan f. Stone and Louis president Roosevelt s chief Adels up branded. Ors judge j. C. Hutcheson or. In reduced s. Circuit court judge Houston. It reduces the one time conserva tex. Judge Florence k. Allen of j tire majority a to but two Mem pm neg i the u. S. Circuit court or appeals hers justices Pierce Butler and japanese j0j,n Dickinson former assistant James c. Mcreynolds. Justice of received attorney general Lloyd k. Carrien j. Roberts popularly is regarded is Hington gon 0f the University of Wiscont As the a unpredictable because of sin Law school Aud first chairman the frequency with which he Chan apparent of the National labor relations go a his vote from the conservative domination of the j card Benjamin a Cohen Aceie to the Liberal groups and vice Gal craftsman of the new Deal a. J versa. A. Belle jr., new York Felix court observers pointed out that Frankfurter of the Harvard Law if president Roosevelt appoints a or More of state fund and the one for partial port of schools. The a try tax Levy of Apt $6,000.om a year you slashed taking no part in for use of the Cash made bus statement to it tax Board allocated $2. The old age pen Don i $1,000 too to Iera allocations for the pc oct. I 1937 to March vis system . annually ate sup 6 prop to Matey also be Mission Roddewig As the Moo to Ion and in Legal d from 1938. Ill he r o exert co i Inci dlr it the Jap a tarnation r America paper i in m Ichi heft b gov. Frank Murphy of successor whose judicial theories in William Orville Dong j agree with his own a definite lib Tirman of the i to e commies at ton for from new ii circuit Jav the crisis what b. I Ween Jap. Est had it of bom Bing japanese i cd Over 5,000 in registration line first Day for ski id pre i. Ii my in a crisis to foreign int i an of i Bret or attacks a. Lianes Chi in Inte Natlo e French co Heflin snowed under by Hill in Alabama poll Birmingham of to Farn i lib a j. Tempted Polit a lost wednes votes for rep. H new dealer Coart Justice Cie u. S. Sen or save lets u three a i wed registration lege tuesday ter totalled 5 Sage reported 160 student music course is Are not inc at Iowa state co for the Winier Quai 191. Registrar j. La wednesday boil registered Only of and saturday Cia Laded in that total. Call Foi Bank Condit on out further registration through the week is expected to make the total figure about equal to that for the fall Quarter of 1937, the first a registration tuesday was about 20 More than for the first Day of be fall Lutr ere the fall 193. Reg Stra Tinq was the largest in the school s history. The total registration tuesday was 610 greater than the 4 401 for he first Day of the Winter Quarter s year ago. Graduate students have until saturday noon to Register. D w ate of i Del National Bai dec my third Drinker dead Des Moines la. Tilth a natured alcohol drinking s participated in by four Folk co far in inmates new years claimed it third victim rime Allen 51, tuesday night. Tat de pri1� Only Day r c p of thirsted in to run w do crooners fourth Hollywood up Borg Crosby was presented with his fourth son a do Aday morning by mrs. J Dix to Lee Crosby rarities and Etal majority of fire would be creat Samuel ii j cd regardless of the votes of Hugh democratic 1 is or Roberts o and now j regardless the current five Man Quot Liberal majority includes Hughes. With Sutherland in the court it was possible that should Hughes dissent i and join the conservatives the j Liberal faction would be overruled. But w Ith a Liberal successor in the i court the liberals would be assure it cd of a majority regardless of the i vote of the Clef Justice. Van Devanter is sitting this i month As a judge in the Federal Dis i tract court for Southern new York. Having been named to serve there i during the month of january by i Justice Charlet. Evena Hughes will offer friends of Sutherland said be planed to offer bus services in Tbs i future to the same manner As did Van pc alter and that he expect to sit occasionally in lower Fedora tribunals. Similarly. Luth efm also War said to plan to continue his real do Nee in Washington Van devant or also has maintained his capital a dance. Foreign born i inf her land one of the four men Horn outside of the United state Ever to sit Tiron the supreme Bench w As enlisted firmly among the con sedative Branch of the court Dur lug i 16 years on the Bench. I he was appointed in 1923 but president Harding and from hit first appearance on the Bench his i Carter a distinguished for con Servatia. Joining a court whoa membership at that time fun Darren tally was conservative Sutherlin adjusted readily into the Tribune at that time. Liberalised near the Emi of i tenure As an continued on Page two a Iii farm Emilic ilium. I of mrs. Who has seat tem i to than Elabu at pitted. Had been constr servers As a teat intent in the deep ardent supporter it administration few southerners the wages and t House of repress a Quot strictly too tip platform

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