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Ames Daily Tribune and Times (Newspaper) - June 20, 1938, Ames, Iowa Page two Mes daily Tribune Ames. Iowa monday june 20. 1938 local news or. And mrs. Glen c. Fancher 63 2 fifth Street left sunday morning on the Challenge train for a month s vacation in California mrs Nancy Taylor and daughter miss Phila Taylor have moved from 20s Welch Avenue to 119 South Oak Street. Mrs. Taylor has resided in Ames since is and has lived in the fourth Ward for 35 years. Mrs. Of j. Anderson and two sons Jack and Tommy of Pamelia. Cal arrived in the streamline in Boone Early monday morning. They will spend the summer in Maxwell with mrs Andersons parents or. And mrs. A non Bowen and in Ames with i Anderson s parents or. And mrs Andy Anderson. They will also visit or. And mrs. H. Hostetter mrs. Hostetler being a sister of i s. Anderson. Roy Cottrill supervisor of the mails at the Ames Post office and mrs. Cottrill Are enjoying a three weeks vacation. Friday and saturday they attended sessions of the Iowa Branch National association of postal supervisors and auxiliary at Council Bluffs. Or. Cottrill was reelected insurance Secretary saturday. The couple left saturday for Colorado where they will visit Points of interest. Or. And mrs. H. A. Edmunds agent the weekend in Muscatine where they attended a reunion of mrs. Edmund s family. Prof and mra. A b Caine and family left Ames saturday by motor for a vacation visit in Salt Lake City Utah. They Are motor ing thru the Black Hui in route weat. Miss Peggy Helser miss Marjorie Ann Rupe and miss Laura Wilkins went to Iowa City sunday and monday enrolled for a six weeks course in dramatic Art at the University of Iowa. Mrs. George Briley who Early this month Underw ent a major operation at the University Hospital Iowa City is report i to be recovering nicely. She is still at the Hospital. Mrs. J. F. Warren 711 Kellogg and her daughter mrs. Ruth Harwood returned the latter part of the week from a three weeks visit with relatives and friends at Farmer City and Gilman Iii. Or. And mrs. Olav Gredal of Perry spent the weekend in Ames father Vav. F. Mrs 4nook is enjoying a vacation trip Aith her steer mrs Charles dres Jack of it. Carroll 111. The to Nen Are visiting in the Eastern and Cathern states. Mrs Jordan Larson and child a in visited from Friday until Sun Lay evening with mrs i arson a parents or. And mrs. T. S. Thorton at Garden City. Jordan Larson r., is spending the week with his grandparents. Miss Mabel Fisher of the applied it department at Iowa state Coles was called of Frankfort 111., ast thursday by the critical lilies and subsequent death Friday Demoon of her Mother. She will a turn to Ames tuesday prof. Atid mrs j s. Dodds have tone to Ranier Minn., for a vacation Outing at Camp Marston. Mrs. A. Ii. Fuller mrs. F. H maters and or. George Fowler Rill go to War Tim Lay to at end a meeting of the state exe utile Board of the american association of University women which has been called by the St a resident mrs Fri Lier and mrs f i water Arf it us past state prescient and mrs Fowler is now first a ice president of the state organisation. Among those from Ames who were in Marengo sunday to attend funeral services held there for mrs. M. B. Michaelian former Arnes woman w to died june 12 in Chicano were or. And mrs. My Johnson mrs. Robert Murray mrs Cora Munden. Mrs. V c. Duvall miss Mabel Russell. Miss Mary Russell prof. A. W. Rudnick prof. B. W. Hammer prof. M. Mortensen and from. Emery Bird. To tour peat land sections in 2 counties Forest i j t a a peat land Quot meetings and a tour will be held june 22 and 23 by the farm bureaus of Hancock and Cerro Gordo counties the lows state vegetable growers association and the agricultural Extension service announces e. H. Mass president of the vegetable growers. The vegetable growers will assemble at the school House it Crystal Lake at 7 30 p. Rn., wednesday june 22, for an illustrated talk on Quot better onion seed Quot by or Henry a. Jones of Washington d. A. National authority on onions to see moving pictures part of them coloured on the production of certified seed potatoes by William Chaleen of Pine City Minn., Rind to hear a discussion by some 30 of their number on their Winter vacations in Florida Texas and California. On thursday they will study 25, 35 and 50-Carload onion and potato storage and attend a Cobbler seed potato school. Crowning event of the two Days will be the luncheon thursday noon at the country club at Clear Lake at which de of Neal president of the american farm Bureau federation will speak upon Quot organised agriculture and the vegetable out our Way by Williams 7 of ,tmi5 ? Why 1 be be i St Bei my awful careful till i sit Good i m a Kim sure j \ two Arrow Aith mrs. Pm Revaj _ Snook 828 was Vlf Avenue. De Valera wins Strong majority Diblin cup a prime minister Ramon de Valera a Flanna fail party has obtained an absolute majority in Eire a parliament returns from fridays general election showed monday. By mid afternoon the count was it Ann a fail to Fine Fri United Ireland 40 independents seven and Libor 6. De Valera had the possibility of winning five of Tho remaining in seats of which labor might take three. It was die first time in six years that the american born Premier has had a Safe majority without depending on ichor support. Of i i it. Swill a heroes Are made Borm 6-20 -2 switch blows up m \ pin it la. Up a de Vino i Marco 22, of Lehigh la., was severely burned when a safety switch Quot blew up a the Portland Cement company Here sunday night. His condition was re ported As new York stocks close today new York d it a following Are closing bid on the new York Stock Exchange take advantage of Rushing 8 overstocked Sale All this week Stock up your pantry now and Haie keep Cool with us All summer of Ahti 0nly a a mat. 26c il1 to. Fame or shame there s no Choice in Hellas Kitchen evils paint v Toros Mclagan Paul Nelly we. Cancan in Tiff roasts a nit our a a Civay added fun Leon Errol in a a jitters a Para. Pictorial to. 8 new of hits Day ends today Ginger Rogers in vivacious lady a american locomotive 154 american t. And t. A ass 1324 Anaconda. A tis 264 Atchison t. Amp s. Of. S a 264 Beth hem steel. A ass. 4s a. And n. Vav. Cora. A a 4 Chrysler. Corn products. He 65 Dupont. General electric. General motors. A a 31 int a mat Iona i Harv Ester. A # 514 Montgomery Ward. A s. 34 4 new York Central. A ass 124 Penney. Ass. 66 Pennsylvania R. A a a a 154 Sears Roebuck. Standard Oil of n ass. 4? stud in her. Ii. S. Rubber 29 it. S. Steel 464 Westinghouse j Hectric 80 4 Standard Oil of id. A 29 cities service. S 4 hic ago or a Grain Range open High Low close wheat a july 77 7ft1, 16 4 7? sell Ash 794 44 7 s 4 dec. 794 h>4 79 so 4 Corn july 574 574 57 57% sept is 4\ 584 5 s \ de. Is 4 is 4 57% 67% Oats a july 264 214 264 27 % sept 264 264 264 26% Dee. 27% 274 274 274 Rye a july 53% 584 53 4 53% sept. 51 52 4 514 524 dec. 53 53% 53 534 soybeans get. Is 4 &2 s14 sl4 dec 814 is 4 8i% is 4 in. A i today # Market pries badly local dealer 8 a a. Is far Corn Corn no 2 shelled Oats. Hogs. Chc. .44%c 0%c $8.60 Cream Sweet. 27c Cream sour. Current receipts eggs. Heavy hens Over 5 lbs. Heavy hens under 6 lbs. Foghorn hens tags Ileal v. 25c. 17c. 14c. 12clie. 10c old Cox. In it leghorn Cox. So three women win quizzes question test mrs. Miles Rowe 3202 Curtiss or it. J. Lodden. 511 Burnett and mrs. Roy e. Braun 628 eighth Street each won $5 from the Tribune Quizzer this past weekend. All three of the women had written out the answers to the questions printed each wednesday on the Tribune Quizzer Png and had the answers with them. Each Winner was surprised and flustered when the Quizzer approached them. Again this weekend starting thursday morning the Quizzer will j be working on Ames streets Aud visiting Ames Homes trying to give away $15 to Story county people who can answer his questions. Only three More weeks remain in a he Quizzer contests of you Haven to yet won a $5 prize there is still a Chance at the free Money. Read the advertisements Appeal lug in wednesdays Tribune Quizzer Page copy Down answers to the questions and take them with you wherever you go. No one knows when the Quizzer is going to approach him on the Street no one knows what method the Quizzer uses in making out his routes. But in the a t six weeks 18 Ames and Story county persons have won $90 in prizes for being prepared. It Isnit necessary to memorize answers to the questions. Write them Down and take them with you As you work and play this week. Done to Stop the Quizzer or attempt it catch his attention. He will Stop you. Receive report of fraudulent buyer Ames police were warned monday to be on the Lookout for c. C. Allen Alia a. C. Albe who was re ported to make a fraudulent Sale of livestock at Webster City Early monday. The Hamilton county so Riff reported that Allen contacted a livestock buyer at Webster City took him to a nearby farm and sold him a Load of Stock belonging to a Farmer. Allen was reported to have collected for the Stock and he left in fore the buyer s truck could arrive to pick up the Stock alien was reported to be about 50 years old five feet eight inches in height weighs about Iso pounds and was wearing Gray clothes. Attends convention Des Moines la or a Secretary of state Robert e. O Brian i it Here monday to attend the annual convention of secretaries of state at Louisville Tkv. The convention will begin tuesday and will end i iday. Bregan Dies Mexico Chi v or Luis Gonzales Oregon >7, author and historian. Died last night Ile had the distinction of being one of two persons who had a Street named in his Honor hib still alive. Plan tourney Iowa City la. O a the Mississippi Valier annual invitational Tennis tournament will be held Here july 13 to 16, manager w. T Swenson announced monday. Debt of i hoi paid Pierce City mo., up a an old Man who said he had Quot been aiming to get around for some time Quot gave re Buchner a store operator Here a Bushel of apples for payment of a debt he had contracted in 1814. Brn her could find no record of the debt but tin old Man said he owed the Money for a Latrobe. R k reseller site parcelled Cleveland up a John d. Rockefeller s former estate. Forest Hills is being turned into Home site it is estimated that about 25 Homes will be built on it during the Spring and summer months. A Sar Ben group buys big Bridge olympian westbound started across the Bridge. That happened Early sunday morning. The locomotive and six cars fell into the Omaha up a in a Surprise Berlin Waters. Move the knights of a Sar Ben i Rescue workers said that several Omaha Booster organization an lbs Dies had been carried Down bounced monday the society has861111 purchased the Douglas Street Bridge from the Omaha Council Bluffs railway and Bridge co t in Purchase Price was $2,350,-000. A Sar Ben acted officials of the organization said in an Effort to tenure a free Bridge connecting Omaha and Council Bluffs. They estimated the Bridge will pay out within eight years. Two seek supreme court nomination Sioux City to a. Oliver. Sioux City. Attorney and former District court judge monday announced his candidacy for one of the four Republican nominations for Justice of the Iowa supreme court. Cedar rapids la. Up a a. R ire win an attorney tire for 23 years announced ids candidacy sunday for the Republican nomination for just ice of the Iowa supreme court. Plan Celebration a Well a Celebration july 4 it was decided at a meeting of the business menus commercial club. The following committee chairman were appointed finance w k Yan Hook and George d. Ozinger entertainment ii. C Larsen grounds Robert postal advertising L. Dustin redecorating Maude mingle sports Harley min a Genera chairman a. A cuff president of the Day h. C. Larsen. Several Days will be required to compile an accurate casualty list. Forty five survivors were in hospitals at Miles City. Many of them were on slightly injured and will be Relea de today among those in the Hospital at Miles City was Lew s Williams a negro Porter aboard tile olympian. His heroism was credited with saving Many lives at the risk of his own. He j was bruised but bus condition was not serious. Custer Creek is 26 Miles East of Kilts City in Eastern Montana. Miles City is to Miles from the North Dakota line. Milwaukee trains were running on schedule Over Northern Pacific tracks. They were routed Over the latter Road from Terry to Miles City where they returned to the1 a ii Waukee main line. Drive new piles in addition to pulling wrecked car from the Creek work Crews drove lies Over the Cid trestle site for a temporary Structure. Railroad officiate said that t Ley expected to have trains running Over the temporary Bridge by tuesday to a in of i a Railroad Bridge Over cuter j 111\ 4 Cit Creek collapsed beneath the Speed Maxwell Wilt hold�?T0� train arty sunday moral. Approximately 150 passengers were aboard. Of this number 64 were injured. Thirty were known to have escaped uninjured in was feared that All the remainder were dead. Set me of the dead had been sent into Miles City 20 Miles away on the Rescue trains which had taken the injured to hospitals Bur most of the bodies were Laid out in a Long Row on the Bank of the Mountain Creek. Usually dry bed among the dead were five members of the trains Crew. T a rest were passengers Mai women and Hildren. Some had been crushed but most had been drowned when the coaches in which they were Riding plunged into til Creek which usually is a dry bed lint at the time of the disaster wag brimming from Bank to Bank with the Waters of a series of cloudburst. A j. Oslie assistant passenger agent of use Milwaukee Railroad arrived Here by plane from St. Paul Minn., and immediately made an inspection of the wreckage of is. The Waters had receded until they just covered the windows of the coach which had landed upright. The train was one of the fastest operating on american railroads. It was roaring across the High Plain country of Eastern Montana where the Road bed is solid the towns few and High speeds Are customary a Short while before it reached the trestle Over Custer Creek named for the hero of the Indian War who with All of his men were massacred by indians nearby rain began to pour in torrents but it did not obscure the right of Way. Train slowed surviving members of the train Crew said that they could feel he train slow slightly As it approach i the Bridge. Engineer Frank Merrifield a Veteran of the division apparently had pulled Back his throttle some but the train still was going fast. Estimates of the Speed varied but 40 Miles an hour was the Consen tis of Railroad men. T Ere was no water on the track a nothing to warn the Man in the cab of approaching disaster. A torrent 3 feet High was raging Down to e usually dry Creek but he see it until it was too late. The h i a locomotive roared Over the Bridge and reached the other Side. So did the tender Ana the baggage coach. But the trestle collapsed suddenly and completely beneath the mail to teen and the tourist coach directly behind it and they with the track beneath them plunged into the Creek. Their weight multiplied by their plunge literally jerked the locomotive off the track and into the air and backward like the tip of n lashing w hip. Cut baggage car the locomotive came Down on top of the baggage car cutting it in two a though it were a knife. From the other end of the train two Pullman cars were jerked into the torrent by the couplings v Holch Belli fast another Pullman littered on what remained of the trestle for perhaps five minutes while is passengers marshalled by a heroic negro Porter scrambled out to safety t in if plunged. Five cars a dining car the club and of a nation two Standard pull mans and a bedroom Pullman re n aimed on the track. Railroad c rap any officials ism id that the trestle was in Good repair. A track Walker had gone Over it an hour before the train passed j they Aid and found the structures it incl and the Creek bed nearly dry it seemed evident that the sudden torrent had washed out it in a Der linings and that Only the Speed j of t be train carried the locomotive and baggage car across before u i Colla Psi d crushed to death Milton Nordberg of Aberdeen i f do a railway mail clerk Fred i Waschke of Minneapolis railway express clerk and Charles James i of Milf City mont., baggage Man were crushed to death Janus by die locomotive which Cut his Carf in half. Merrifield and his fire Man a. I Mccoy of Miles City v a re found dead in their a in apparently trapped and drowned. The passengers in the first coach a tourist Day coach never had a Chance and All ifs occupants approximately 36, were drowned. Thev included mrs. Leroy Bailey of Billings mont., and her two babies Janita 6. And Joyce 3. From the second coach Only one Man escaped. He had been sitting at a window. He broke it pushed himself out and managed to swim through the torrent to Shore. The locomotive and coaches plunged into the Creek amid a frightening crunch of steel and the shrill Hiss of steam. There were no outcries from the victims. They were drowned too quickly. For an instant survivor heard not a sound then there was a hysterical shriek from one of the cars that had remained on the track which seemed to set Loose a chorus of terrified screams. They heard women crying and men and women calling out to one another and to e. Ildren. Avert panic then came the Sharp Barking voices of the surviving members of the train Crew who by taking an arbitrary military attitude averted panic. They ascertained quickly that five coaches were going to remain on the track into these they bad the unharmed passengers carry the injured. The least shaken of the passengers aided Crew men in this we Ork. The disaster occurred in a wild isolated Section where the nearest Telephone is several Miles away. There Are not even roads in the area. Several passengers set out in the night in search of Ald but three hours passed before help from the outside arrived. When the train failed to reach Miles City exploratory trains were sent out from the nearest Points on each Side. Hospital crowded nothing had been done or could have been done for those who had been in the cars which plunged into the Creek. The torrent still raged Down the bed 15 feet High when the first Rescue trains arrived. The most seriously Hurt were piled into these trains and were taken into Miles City. More trains were rushed to the scene and by Dawn the Miles City Hospital was crowded with the injured and a very doctor for Miles around had been mobilized to treat them. Of the injured none was seriously Hurt. Broken arms and broken leg were numerous. Almost ail had been Hurt by having been thrown violently out of their berths. Most of them were bandaged and permitted to leave the Hospital and today scores of them Heads switched in bandages arms in slings waited at morgues for More bodies to arrive from the a Cene. Worst since 1887 if was probably f a worst disaster on an american Railroad since tut Velten an excursion train went through a Bridge near Chatsworth. I., killing 81 persons. In 3922, 40 were killed near Sulphur Springs mo., and in 1925, 39 were killed near Hackettstown be j these were the Wor t wrecks prior to the present on which killed More passengers than were killed on ail class \ rail ads in 1937. All t e survivors told stories of tie heroic action of others and All had High Praise for surviving members of the train Crew. The outstanding heroes were Henry Shipley n fireman employed by the company who was Riding on a pass and Lewis Williams a negro the Porter of the Pullman car which tottered for several minutes before plunging. Shipley jumped into the torrent and pulled out Evelyn Jensen i of Freeport 111., who had been in the water three hours clinging to a tangled fragment of the trestle before she was discovered. Saved lives to ii to Anis chanced his own life to save the lives of All passengers in his car. The Pullman swayed precariously it seemed that any instant it would Tumble. But he strode up and Down the aisles assisting the passengers from their berths pushing some leading oth Era to the exits. A few seconds after the last one had been removed the car creaked and plunged j. R. Knight an employee of the Continental National Bank of Chi Ergo and on of the passengers Williams rescued said he would recommend the Porter for Carnegie hero award. Miss Jensen was probably the most fortunate of the survivors she was in the first Pullman that plunged under the surface in falling he was thrown through on of the window s of her berth and came to the surface to grab a dangling piece of the trestle. She was too weak to cry out hut finally other passengers heard her moans and Shipley Dove in after her. Quot i done to remember what happened Quot she said. Quot they told Rny about it later when i began to feel better i remember that the water was awfully cold i done to remember being Williams scotches beliefs of Alaska continued from Page one he had worn on the trip. He was invited to the White House immediately upon i arrival and spent most of the Day exhibiting ills dogs to interested congressmen. Williams has left his dogs in Indiana and will not drive them Back to Alaska. They have trav a lied about twice the distance of any other dog team in Alaska. People in this country kill their dog with kindness Williams As yer ted a he described the Way in which he fed his dogs they Are fed full rations for several Days or a week and then Given half rations and worked the dogs can travel at a top a a rage Speed of 35 Miles an hour. In the question period which followed the lecture Williams re ported that tile settlers who a i moved into Alaska on the government rehabilitation Community were satisfied and Happy with their life he said that about 40 persons out of the original 2<"t had left the settlement and Trifi clued writers for spreading misinformation about the project. He criticized Law to he enforced in Alaska passed by Washington legislators who had never been in the. Country. Dean j. E. Fester in charge of the summer Quarter introduced Williams. A he hot a or j Penny supper t by u. B. Church ladies Aid i tuesday june 21 j serving 5 30 to 7 30 a a a v.-84.y 4 Quot. A a a a ill expect record vote in Minn. Continued from Page one capital of the recent removal by the National administration of meter a state spa administrator. Christgau a sole official enemy was Benson. Lui Public interest in this Issue lots been aroused however and Petersen himself has said Little about it four candidates in the Republican party four candidates seek the gubernatorial nomination. Harold Stassen of South St. Paul and Martin a. Nel of son of Austin Are the leading can be olympian dilates. Others Are mayor George e. Leach of Minneapolis and liar son a \ or thru of Owatonna. There were six candidates in the or it an it i Teie 2u Molt in the wreckage no the he announced that the death toll a i Wenty bodies have been recon <1# Noc rat in gubernatorial contest. One of them Victor a Anderson v s District attorney has claimed new Deal support. Each party will nominate a full slate of state officers. All nine incumbent congressmen Are seeking he Gaid. A there a 45 per ors in Miles City mute testimony the bodies were dad in pyjamas and night gowns which made identification difficult. The garments in Atlon with a ase. Five Are Farmer labovites three republicans and one a Democrat. Reelection Aud hold win remora-1 wer mute tips Quot not that rho v1c tiros had been jolted suddenly into wakefulness Only to die a spilt second later before they could do anything to save themselves. There could be no positive count of those who had been on the train5 until the Railroad company checked port land me. To a Maine went to the Polis monday to vote in the primaries on two part san a. The tickets sold it All stations he ticket and to set the stage in this a barometer stat a for an election sept 12 on the Issue of the new Deal Republican governor Lewis o. Barrows was expected to score an easy Victory and re nomination Over state senator Roy l Fernald of Winterport former governor Irmis j. Braun the states new Deal spokesman and Leader is unopposed for the democratic gubernatorial nomination. Barrow car. Red the endorsement of the Republican state convention. Tween Here and Chicago where the train began its run Friday night bound for tin Pacific Northwest but 150 was an authoritative estimate. Other estimates placed the total passengers As High As 200 and the probable dead As High As la 0 swept downstream some bodies were swept Down Stream by the torrent which was powerful enough to move an All steel Pullman car 50 feet it May be lays before All bodies Are recovered and the exact number of dead e published. The body of a woman i victim was recovered Sevi Cal Miles downstream from the trestle. Early today the Rescue w Akers facts what Are the facts Abou i Ford Economy every prospective purchaser of a 1938 car or truck in Iowa should and Tull know. Today a Quot Thrifty 60�?� Ford v-8 Tudor Sedan and an 85-horsepower Ford v-8 one tonner Quot truck leave Des Moines on a continuous 6-Day, fact finding Economy test run Over a state wide mute. The truck will carry a one ton Load. Both units will maintain average driving Speed. No Oil will be added Between changes. The Ford v8�?Ts in this test a specially painted in Black and White will pass through hundreds of towns and cities in Iowa. The entire run will cover 10,000 Miles of driving Over All kinds of roads in heavy watch for results watch your newspapers for the official results of this Quot Economy run a learn the facts about Ford v-8 Economy. City traffic on the open Highway. It will be a conclusive test through All kinds of weather that May prevail. When the Economy run ends sunday june 26, in Des Moines you will learn the facts How Many Miles per gallon you can get from the Ford v-8 car and truck How they stand on Oil consumption. Accurate records will reveal the actual Story. June is a a demonstration month at Ford dealers throughout Iowa. Call at your nearest Ford dealers today get a personal demonstration of Ford v8 Economy. Ford v 8 cars and trucks cranes remove wrecked train continued from Page one transforming it Siruc a torrent. The old broken into All five cars sex flood crashed again-1 the Railroad j kept one and they were at work on trestle Aud it collapsed when the its steel top with acetylene lurch i Mathison motor co. Tjia main Ames Iowa Piton 37

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