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Ames Daily Tribune and Times (Newspaper) - June 21, 1938, Ames, Iowa The amen daily Tribune want ads pay you dividend Ames daily Tribune and times Universal in the Ames territory weather forecast partly Cloudy tuesday after noon. Somewhat warmer tuesday night temperature a monday 3 p. A 89 tuesday 3 a. In. Is 2 30 p. In 90 precipitation none. Vol. 71 no. 303 United Presa wire service Ames. Iowa. Tuesday june 21, 1938 official Arnee and Story county paper three cent Benson leading Minnesota primary country life Institute to contract for new theatre is awarded where scores drowned As crack train plunged into swollen Montana Stream health specialist to be wednesday speaker the fourth annual country life Institute at Iowa state College concludes los canvass of town country relationships wednesday with two sessions. At the opening session at 9 a. Rn., in agricultural Assembly miss Pearl Mclver nursing consultant of the to. S. Public health service will be the first speaker. Or. E. C. Lyndeman professor of social philosophy at the new York school for social work will follow with a Curaming up address. A whither Smerka in town country relationships a conferences conference discussions will be held during the afternoon in Vari Ous rooms of the memorial Union. Hugh Curtis of Des Moines a Secretary of the state youth coordination committee will be the principal speaker at the tuesday evening session at 7 30 p rn., in Grid cultural Assembly. The general Public is invited to attend All sessions and parti Pate in the discussions. Functional an Undra Matic Advance function by function 1s san by or. A. W. Bromage. Professor of political science at the University of Michigan speaker monday As the Way this country Van work out of t e current dilemma faced in requiring efficiency in government while seeking to maintain democracy. The primary need Bromage pointed out. Is for functional services not specific forms of government because the township for example is not the proper unit for health administration county and Multi county units Are gradually timing formed. In Michigan from 1931 to 1936. The township Hig to ways were transferred to county to management 20 percent per year. Advance Advance in this direction is possible. Bromage believes because a Here Are groups vitally interested in preserving local emf govern menu in maintaining citizen interest and Loral responsibility. The great advantage of functional consolidation Bromage pointed out. It in the improvement thereby of town country relationships. Modification of local self government has come and must come from age showed because the functional costs of government no longer can he supported by the general property tax in every locality and must be spread through special faxes Over larger areas. At present from one eighth to one seventh of All local tax revenues comes by Way of state collections to get Grants in Aid. The condition of an impoverished Rural area for example is a matter of concern to the whole state and must be ameliorated by the state As a whole. Jungle America today said Bromage. Is a Jungle of units of local government totalling about 175,000 units although in that very dispersion is Par of the strength of our democracy turn Peak has been passed however and from 1932 to 1935 the total declined about 2 percent continued on Page eight test your knowledge a 4 in \ % i ssi class c Beer permit Given in 4th w Ard several years of Effort on the part of residents and students in the fourth Ward to remove Beer from the Vicinity of Iowa state College and the effectiveness of the recent Beer ordinance amendment prohibiting the granting of class it Beer Perm i to in Cata pus gains slight Lead in fight with Petersen results change often As outer districts report can you answer seven of these teat questions turn to Page four for the answer. 1. Which state has the largest water area 2. In the to Reb Calendar when is Low sunday3. Name the president of Mexico. 4. What is a Gimlet 5. Who wrote the american s Creed 6. On what River is the Cit of Chillicothe o ? 7. Who is Jan Syrovy a. N hat title is borne by princes ranking Between King and Duke 9. What is the medical term for the Lack of the Sens of smell i Quot who was the youngest president of Tho United states when he assumed office today a common error erotic is pronounced a Roth in not Era Otic. The general contract for the construction of the new varsity theatre in Campus town was Awa ded late monday to the Kucharo construction company of Des Moines for $15,980, by a. L. Champlin who is constructing the theatre for the Ames theatre comps by. The Palmer plumbing company of Ames was awarded the plumbing contract for $2,219, and the but to electric company of Ames won the electric contract with the Low bid of $1,07-1. With three contracts totalling $19,273, it was estimated that the total j Cost of the building would be about $45,000 when other con tracts for seats decorating. Hilting facilities canopy displays furniture and draperies Are let. Construction will Stair As soon As details it the contracts arranged and the completion Date has been set for sept. To it was reported by Joe Gerbraeht manager of to a amt theatre company. The new theatre will give Ames four modern show houses each equipped with air conditioning and the latest in projection equipment for sound pictures the new theatre will be located on Lincoln Way just West of the Cranford apartments and it will replace the. Present Champlin garage. Champlin who i building tis theatre for lease to the local company is one of the Pioneer business men of the fourth Ward. While he Bas devoted the major portion of lits time and interests to the development of blooded live Stock on his farm South of the College he has maintained his business properties in the fourth Ward. Pairing recent years his son Louis a Junior at Iowa state College has assumed definite dim in connection with the operation of his father s properties. L o demonstrate swimming on play program a demonstration by some of that Best swimmers in Ames will be Given As a special feature of the ire swim wednesday morning at 8j30 at Carrs Pool Ray Donels City playground commission coordinator announced tuesday. Tie demonstration has been arranged by the american red. Cross represented by Charles Mccaffree jr., and la. B. Hale the playground commissions swimming director. Seeking to promote interest in swimming the demonstration will include an exhibition by experts of the various stroke.-., dives and the fundamentals of Good technique. Taking part in the demonstration will be Wyman Wilson and Eugene Armstrong of Ames and Nathan Downey of fort dig Moines freshman student at Iowa state College. Armstrong is the big six backstroke Champion. Donels reported tuesday that Alt playgrounds had Large enrolments on tin opening Day of the summer program monday enrolling about 140 at 2 p i monday Brookside Park proved the most popular Center with Ames children and Young people. About i Quot pre school children is Joyed supervised play at City Park before Ute busiest hours were readied monday and about an equal number of older children engaged in ports at web h school the firs class in crafts met tuesday afternoon at the Craft shop North of the High school. Louise Murphy will meet pre High school age children at to a. Rn., wednesday at the music Hall East of the hich school and High school and older persons at the same time and place thursday for form Little theatre groups. Richard Day. Hand instructor repel ted a Good turnout at rehearsals monday at the music Pavilion. April it a i t j i Viii in c j t a j96i j Tow a a was lost monday night w Hen the Council granted a Clara Minneapolis minn., up a the Lead in the Farmer labor party a bitter primary election in permit to the Frances Sand Inutile tween gov Elmer a. W tech shop at 20 i Lincoln Way. Hanson my hmm in Petersen for under the terms of the class i1&Quot gubernatorial nominal i e n a permit the permitted May soil switched Back Aud Forth with Beer for consumption off the lightning rapidity tuesday As re premises. Thus the Effort to have urns pouted in the Beer removed from the Vicin i Benson after in ring the Lead try of the collegiate methodist raters a during the Day. Church which is next door to the aimed it by a narrow margin Sandwich shop. And the councils a rom 2,181 of the states 3. 39 amendment to prohibit the Sale of i precincts. Beer was cancelled. Vote Froin those precincts according to the state Law the Council has the Power to regulate the location of Ria. B permit but has no regulatory Power Over class c that the permitted meet the regular requirements As to condition of premises. The class b permit of the Sand Wigt h shop will expire july i. And Benson 13 4.521. Petersen 133.279, the Block of votes necessary permits except to Send Ben on Back into the Lead again again came from St. Louis county where he was being Given heavy majorities the scene of indescribable horror and confusion resulting when the Milwaukee Railroad. Crack a a olympian plunged through a Bridge near Miles City mont., causing an appalling toll of More than two score deaths is graphically depicted in the above Aerial photograph almost entirely submerged beside on. Of the Concrete Bridge pilings is one of the Carrs no. It in which Many died. Rescue workers were forced to Cut this a open with acetylene torches bit Ore being Able to reach the bodies inside. Still standing swept whish i Ableen a despite the tremendous Force of the a Flash flood which Down Custer Creek Are the two Concrete pilings no. 2 supported a he Bude arg from which some passengers we to escape Are shown no. 3piled up on tile Banks of the no. 4 shows he trains locomotive which succeeded in e Bridge but was overturned and wrecked when the c broke through the Structure. The wrecking a agin we the cars from the water with a Crane in shown near. Overturned locomotive. To Start suon 50,000 to Register for benefits editors not this is the first of three dispatches dealing with the Iowa unemployment compensation plan under which unemployed workers May claim benefits after july i 1938 by Tom Bright United press staff correspondent Des Moines la. Up the Iowa unemployment compensation commission will open its purse next month to unemployed workers covered by the Job insurance program pouring about half a million dollars in new buying Power into the state. Iowa will join Michigan and South Carolina in inaugurating the plan july i. Previously it had been in operation in 25 states. Daring july approximately 50, too of the nearly 300,000 Iowa workers covered by the insurance plan Are expected to Register tor benefits. The Avera payment at firs will be about $1&Quot a week according to Peter j. Kies Dubuque chairman of the commission. F rat checks probably will nor be issued until the last week in july. Wait two weeks Hies explained that Atter the unemployed worker registers at one of the 32 stat. Employment service offices he must undergo a waiting period of two weeks or four weeks if he is Only partially unemployed. Then after passage of another week of unemployment Bis is eligible to receive his first weeks Check. Uses urged unemployed workers to Register As soon As they lost their jobs in order to get their checks promptly. Nine million the Iowa unemployment compensation commission Trust fund now to Ais $9.900,. W the quarterly payments due in july the fund will be Well above $10,000,000 by the time first checks a. Issued. Kiss said this fun i was Oba tied through continued in Pace five neighbors Aid in blowing Corn Kelley a eleven neighbors and friends of Frank toll gathered a his Home saturday Rooming to assist Iii Corn blowing. In a Short time 90 acres were cultivated. The Aid was Given or. Toll because his work had been delayed by the tragic death of his son neighbors helping with the work were Joe Gustafson Ira Benbow Ferris George Elmer Peterson Elmer Torgenson. Carl j Urgenson de Tweedt Clyde it a Island Dave Rodgers and in m Maillot. Iowa farms Are decreasing in number Curran Des Moines la. Up a Towa farms a rapidly decreasing in number Thomas a Curran Secretary of agriculture said tuesday in a bulletin of the Federal state crop reporting service. He Pei used out that Only 208,506 farms Are listed tills year As compared with 209,7&Quot? in 1937, the 1938 list is the smallest since 1929, he added. The Secretary of agriculture attributed the decrease to the Advent of the tractor particularly in Southern Iowa. The tractor has enabled the Farmers to work More land than they could Wuh horses. The largest decrease in the number of farms and the largest increase in acreage were found in Southern Iowa. Nearly 100.000 tractors Are being us <1 to till Iowa a soil Curran said. The number of tractors used in the various a includes Benton 1,590 Black Hawk 1,26s Boone 1,289 i in Gordo 1,302 Clinton 1,554 Des Moines 935 Dubuque 769 Jefferson 536 Lee 583 Linn 1.364 Mahaska 894 Marshall 1,339 Page 854 Polk 1,048 Scott 1,363 Story 1.253 Aud Woodbury 1,420. Charge Man with embezzlement in Cha Loam Here Des Moines. La. Luke a county attorneys information charging embezzlement has been issued for the arrest of. Wright want i on charges of swindling applicants for Federal housing administration Loans in Newton Ames and Corydon la., it was announced tuesday by atty Gen. John h. Mitchell Wright former business manager of the James k. Walker company of Des Moines and Kansas City ii under arrest at Plain dealing. La., Mitchell said. The attorney general asserted that Wright had been charging Cha applicants a $10 fee for appraisal and a $3 fee for photostatic work. Neither Wright nor hts company Ever has been an agent for the Fua Mitchell said. Sheriff Orlando Mitten of Wayne county arid a stat agent will leave tomorrow for Louisiana to return the suspect. Council starts Schmeling gets to use new York Glove new York up Max Schmeling German challenger for the worlds heavyweight championship won his fight tuesday for the right to use the a new York Glove against Joe Louis wednesday night but lost in his efforts to have Ai his chief second his american manager a Quot Jacob. Will Lay stabilized gravel Concrete a comprehensive a Reet improvement program to include Concrete curb and Gutter Ami St Bill Zed gravel and several blocks of Concrete pavement was inaugurated monday night by the City Council with the approval of Resolution authorizing the it manager to proceed with plans and specifications and the Levy assessments to adjacent properties previously this Sun in r the Council has acted to Complete the of coatings on stabilized gravel streets and since 1934, and resolutions for a sidewalk repair and improvement a re read at the last meeting. Under the pre in plans for the Concrete pavement program this year Concrete paving will be placed on Hayward Avenue and on streets leading to Hayward. The Complete list of streets to to improved by Concrete and stabilized gravel Are Concrete pavement-7 Inch Hayward Avenue from the North line of Chamberlain Street to the North Lino of Knapp Street and from the South line of Knapp Street to the North line of storm Street. Width�?31 it. Chamberlain Street from the West line of Welch Avenue to the East line of Hayward Avenue width�?41 it. H int Street from Tim i line of Welch Avenue to Tho ast line of Hayward Avenue. W Dtho sift. Chamberlain p Ace from the North in a Hunt Street to the South line of Chamberlain Street. Width in it. An Alley through Block 12 or Kina town of Ames from the East line of o Vuglas Avenue to he West of f Avenue. Widtb�?16 it. Curb and Gutter it stabilized gravel Howard Avenue from the anti the line of Lincoln Way to the North line of West Street. Width n it. State Avenue from the pavement in place on Lincoln Way to the South Hue of Leek Street. Width 31 it. Wood sir from a he West line of South Hyland Avenue to the East line of slate Avenue. Width�?-31 it third Street from the East line of Riverside drive to the West lice of Russell Avenue and from the East line of Russell Avenue to the East line of Hazel Avenue. Width�?31 it. Kellogg Avenue from the North line of 13th Street to South line of 16th Street. Width�?31 to. Carroll Avenue from pavement in place on 9�?Th Street to North line of Lith Street. Width�?31 it. Continued on Page two the class c permit will become in almost every precinct. Benson took an Early Lead when the polls closed monday night on returns from Urban areas which were f o u Quot ted More quickly. Petersen took the Lead about i As Rural votes by theft a Large from St. Louis stronghold sent effective on the same Date. The class b permits of the stat cafe on Welch Avenue and Andy a place on Lincoln Way will expire later in die summer one other class c permit was granted to the West master service station at in Lincoln Way. Which has the s Type of permit for som time. A request for j a class c permit by e. Smith at i iss South Duff was not acted being the upon and Smith was requested to i behind submit a More Complete a Puca a pulled Aion at the next meeting. Aas b permits Benson a. In tuesday gun to red in. Block of votes county labor Benson into the varied music on program of Ames band a varied program of marches. Swing Musk hymns and solos will be presented by the vines municipal band at its my regular conceit at 8 p. Rn., thursday from the music Pavilion in the City Park it. Was announced tuesday by Clute Chenette. Band director. A it Vee Davis will present two Solo numbers and the Ames Bandel a will offer a dance number. The program March a Herbert Clarke s triumphal Quot Boye swing Arr., a Tiger rage la Roeca. Overture a Light cavalry supp trombone specially a a trombone i ump Withro popular a thanks for the Quot memory Robin renewals of to six places downtown were head again and additional totals granted to club cafe. 202 main a from the twin cities and from Street 1. And m. Lunch. 115 j the Northern area of the state South Duff Avenue Rainbow i kept him there for Rev sural hours. Coffee shop. 232 ads Street 1 it up Pear wit on the basis of Kurtz restaurant 308 main Street Star cafe 124 main Street Tom s Grill. 129 main Street. Tho Council also granted 19 cig Aret permits to business places in the cite permits went of West Gate lunch 209 Sheldon Avenue a aes Way West inn drug Cigar store 2500 Lincoln athletic drug store tl6 Street Black and White 2.116 Lincoln Way Dixon store 230 main Street i c. Bourne service station 004 fait l Lincoln Way Campus drug 2430 Lincoln Way club cafe 203 main Street f. And m. Lunch 115 South Duff Avenue Lincoln May pharmacy. 2 402 Lincoln Way memorial Union Iowa stat Quot College Campus Rainbow Coffee shop 233 main Street continued on Page two Battle in China Soprano Solo. Tax when you re a 1. Finned Ray Herbert a last Rose i look danger a w of summer Moore. Selection. A Friml favourites a i Rote. Swing Arr. A goof us Kahn. Comedy sketch a three bears Long Gordon Clyde narrator. Hymn �?�1 love to Tell the Story Filcher. Mar ii. Jii the mall Goldman intermission. March Quot Boston commander a Carter i. Characteristic. A in \ monastery Garden Ket Elbey. Band ettes. A Sailor dance. Selection a memories of Stephen Foster Callie Medley Quot German melodies King March a this honour Fillmore. Star spangled Banner. Judge Calls for demo convention John e. Judge of county democratic Ca tee chairman Call f r the d vent at Thada. July 2, 1 it it Ion will attend the iks Moines Gates to the lion in Des five Delegate District Corr \m<-1, Story Ira commit tuesday issued the i in Cerat k county con a courthouse in Nev at la a. In. The con elect 25 Deb Gates to state convention in july 28 and 25 Iele Judilla St ate Conven Moines aug. 4, and s to attend a judicial eation. Shanghai re a foreign military experts said tuesday that great Dykes around Hankow holding Back floods resulting from the Rise of the yellow and Yangtze Rivers would permit a great Battle which might Climax the chinese a a panes War. Precautions to protect the chinese provisional capital from flood were taken a month ago be fur the annual Rainy season sent the yellow rive on a rampages its Dykes bad been Cut the great 12-mile Long Cement a Chan Dyke protecting the rear of Hankow was strengthened to Avert a repetition of the 1931 floods around the e y in w hich an estimated 14&Quot, persons drowned. This year s flood 1 already have taken a hug toll. Peace reservable at a Feng on the a estimated that 100.->w Ned. J est auth Ved that 1,000,000 Ware thou auth Yll it Fri a a of it i d to 4 is be Horn &1&m, to in a turn oui registration Ai Iowa state 1,490 with registration for the first Gnu of the summer Quarter practically completed enrolment figures a Iowa state College reached 1,490 compared with 1,254 for the corresponding bit. Last year the urn Quarter enrolment ii one of the larges Ever to Register for summer work by the end of the second term registration is expected to top 2,000 for Hankow might be the largest of the w a according to observers the heaviest concentration of equipment and men s Nee the War broke out was til the narrow Yangtze Rifer Valley above a aking. Chinese reports said that thousands of chinese troops were being drawn up for the War s deepest defensive lines around Kiu Kiang. It was estimated that 200 japanese warships and transports w ire operating on to Yangtze and that 300 japanese air planes bases at Wuhu and banking were bombing the chinese defences blacking Kizuki amp no. Four divisions of japanese troops were landed above by a to a and additional divisions were arriving to a landed there. Heavy japanese reinforcements were re ported Enro Ute from the North. Latest ret Wens however that Petersen was cont inning the Roll up majorities in the Southern counties of the grate which have Large Rural population s and which have been slow to report / th5 precincts included in these totals were widely scattered. They included How Petersen a ver he by so of the Urban vote of the state. Where Benson had been showing greatest strength Tho nomination considered a1-most tantamount to election Carri with it the leadership of Tho party the dominant political group in Minn Iota. Ber Ion protege and Polit Lea i Hir of the late gov Floyd a Olson to the wheel horse of a faction which has ruled the state tor eight years. Petersen who served out Olson a unexpired term As governor la backed by conservative party followers. In the Republican contest for governor Harold Stasen of South St. Paul held a commanding vote. However he had been expected to show great strength in the twin cities from which most of the had come. The totals from 1.411 precincts gave Stassen 52,598 George f. Leach mayor of Minneapolis 26,-60 and Martin a. Nelson. Austin 30 Harson a Northrop. Owatonna appeared to be out of the running in the democratic gubernatorial race Joel f. Anderson Minneapolis Charles Lethert. St. Paul and Victor e. Anderson. Wheaton appear i to be out on the basis of it arty returns totals for the others in precincts Gar Thomas a Yak her Minneapolis 11,066 Fred Schilp Lin or a loud 10.111, and Mike Murray St Cloud 8,375. Farmer labovites appeared to have polled considerably More than in Quot the Quot total votes cast in th1 primary which it was estimated might Reah a re Cord High. Observers believed As High As 750.000 votes might have been cast exceeding by far the 713,000 total cast in the 193 4 primary. Foreman is rescued by student workers Iowa City of a y group of University of Iowa students work ing on a Campus ditch project were credited tuesday with saving the life of their Foreman Bill Sapp 52 when he was caught in a Cave in. Bob Allen a guard on the University football team grasped the Foreman sarm and attempted unsuccessfully to pull him free of the dirt slide. Sapp s head was entirely covered before the Snider a could dig him out. He suffered s dislocated shoulder

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