Ames Daily Tribune And Times in Ames, Iowa 17 Sep 1937
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Ames Daily Tribune and Times (Newspaper) - September 17, 1937, Ames, Iowa
Page two Mes daily Tribune awes. Iowa priday september 17, 1037 local news bist Ever produced there. Other crops were especially Good this year including pickles from which Farmers realized $200 an acre. Farmers received Only 60 cents a Bushel for peaches the Trees being so heavily loaded they were propped up. Apples were plentiful also. The county is also in an Oil District and the couple watched new Wells being drilled. Asks Hughes to name body for inquiry Washington air a Patrick Henry Kelly a Boston lawyer proposed to chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes Friday that the eur preme court appoint a committee has been with her at Michi Hinda is jaw erg t0 investigate and of turning to Ames Friday a Venin. Armine the right of Justice Hugo Fri n in Civ. A Black to take his seat on the of i our Way by Williams major and mrs. Guy l. Mcneil daughter Susanne and son Guy or left Friday morning for their Home in Camp Lewis wash., after a few Days visit in Ames with major Mcneil a parents. Or. And mrs. W. L. Mcneil his two Brothers p. T. And Mcneil and sister mrs. A. West. They plan to Stop in Idaho in route West to visit relatives. Miss Petty Quaife returned to Ames thursday evening from Mich Llinda Mich where she has spent the summer months. Her sister miss Virginia Quaife who miss Virginia spent a Day in Chi Cago with her sister mrs. N. W. Mcbeath jr., and husband. Miss Daisy Brown of Chicago returned to Amis thursday evening with her brother and wife or. And mrs. Harry f. Brown who had spent a few Days in Chicago. Miss Brown who is librarian at Chicago University will visit with her Mother. Mrs. K. W. Brown and in the Harry f. Brown Home. Miss Bertha Lawson is leaving Friday for Washington C., where she is employed. Her Mother mrs. Lillie Lawson is accompanying her to Washington where she will reside with her. Miss Helen Martin who ha-1 High tribunal Kelly suggested that Black be advised to postpone any attempt to sit on the Bench until after the court had determined his status. Kelly a move was the second investigation proposal within 12 hours. Sen. Burton k. Wheeler d., mont., thursday night demanded that president Roosevelt appoint an impartial Board to inquire into Black and the Kun flux klan charges. Wheeler said that if or. Roosevelt failed to act the Senate should authorize its own inquiry. Kelly s letter which was also sent to attorney general Homer s. Cummings but which has no senator intoxicated been spending the past three of Gal status before the court said weeks with her parents or. Aud that it was not surprising that mrs. J. N. Martin 51 7 Welch ave a the supporters of former nue has returned to los Angeles Black s confirmation cal., where she will continue her by the obscure implications drawn studies at the University of South from the maudlin sentimentality pm California. Miss Martin was of senatorial Courtesy found it More prudent to ignore and Side recently initiated into Delta Psi Kappa National physical education Honor sorority. The condition of Russell Corbin a mall son of or. And mrs. Lloyd Corbin who is a patient at the Iowa sanitarium in Nevada is reported to be improved. Or. And or. Q. M. Ressler Are parents of a son born thursday at the Sioux Hospital in Cherokee. The couple formerly resided in Ames. The condition of Bert Bloomberg who has been very ill for some time remains critical. He is now at his Home in Nevada and his brother George Bloomberg of Ames is assisting in his care evenings. The Guy Rinehart and Francis Mccaffrey families a re in Marshalltown recently where they tended the Stover Rynehart clan reunion in Riverview Park. Or. Rinehart a elected president of the clan for the new year and mrs. Mccaffrey is chairman of program committee. Loren Forman is expected to arrive Friday evening from Munising Mich., for a visit with his parents prof. And or. L. W. For Man 419 Lynn avenge he is employed by the Munising paper company. Or. Anad mrs. Waiter Keller Are moving oct. I to Copperhill tenn., to make their Home. They have been residing in Chicago for the past year and a half. Mrs. Ref Fer the former Barbara Apple of anus will come to Ames prior to going South to visit with her parents. Or. And mrs. E. Apple and to attend the wedding of her Fis ter miss Eleanor Apple of Omaha which will take place get 16. Prof. L. B. Spinney of the Phy a Ica department at Iowa state is recuperating in a los Angeles calif., Hospital Nom two operations performed recently. Professor Spinney was accompanying a group of i student on a tour when taken ill. Or. And mrs. De Leininger in turned thursday from a weeks trip in Newaygo county Mich., which is in the Northwest part of the state and about Iso Miles from grand rapids. They reported the a Ora crop in that country a the j step the charges brought by sen. William e. Borah than to attempt to refute them. Borah had contended before the Senate that due to faulty drafting of the supreme court retirement act no vacancy had been created by the retirement j of Justice Willis Van Devanter. # termites once ate up the votes in a Philadelphia ballot Box thereby adding to the confusion of a contested election. $ evidence of animal life is found on a Island in the sky new York stocks close today new York the a following Are closing bids on Tho new York Stock Exchange american can. 97% american locomotive. 32% american t. And t.161�?T Anaconda. 45% Atchison t. And s. I. 61 Bethlehem steel. 80% a and n. W com. 2% Chrysler. 97% Corn products. 59% Dupont. 151 general electric. 48% general motor. 51% International Harvester. 97% Montgomery Ward .50% new York Central. 28% Pennsylvania la. It. 31% Sears Roebuck. 81 Standard Oil of n. J.59% Studebaker. 10% j u. B. Rubber. 41% j it. S. Steel. 94%westinghouse electric. 181% 1 Standard Oil of ind. 40% i cities service. 2% at the Hon animals i a m Mary Greeley dismissed a mrs. H. B. Bos Well. Card of thanks we want to thank our friends and weighs is for their Friendly spirit and Floral offerings during i our recent bereavement. R. R. Clem. W. Clem. Glen and Dole Clem. Mrs. Mary Clem. Speak avg of safety a even can Sonne Coop even Smith one a map out of commission Buta Motorist must have two Good Lig Fotss to drive safely at night grand Canyon. Ariz. Try Edw in w. Mckee chief naturalist of grand Canyon National Park near exhaustion clambered Down the almost sheer Wall of Shiva Temple Friday with the first eyewitness report of animal life atop the Long isolated plateau. Or. Harold Anthony mammalogy curator of the american mils Mem of natural history alone on the 4,000 foot High Quot mystery Isle,�?T1�?T was Quot very thirsty Quot from Lack of of water but was Quot All right Quot otherwise he said. A husky Packer was sent up the Walls with water for or. Anthony Mckee said two Quot Leaf eared mice were taken in traps set last night. Chipmunks a Rabbit and signs of Coyote also were found he said. Arrow Chippings similar to some located at the expedition base were found indicating he said that the plateau once was inhabited perhaps thousands of years ago. Quot if cur specimens Are the same As those on the North and South rims of the Canyon it will prove that the isolation has not been Complete a he said. Quot we undoubtedly will get a great Many More specimens of we can establish communication and keep food supplies going up the work will be continued a this report one of the most exciting in the annals of natural research was mad by two members of the party that scaled the sheer sides of he Quot Island thurs Day. They were the first men in living or written memory to visit it. And. According to scientific conjecture May have been the first men to have Ever touched it soil. The Quot Island is the 275-acre top of a Shaft that rises from the Bottom of grand Canyon whose Walls Are almost As smoothly perpendicular As the sides of a column this Shaft was formed by the grinding currents of the Colorado River As it dug out the Gigantic grand Canyon. It is called Shiva Temple. Four scientists and five packers climbed the Walls. Thursday night All but two returned for More supplies. And reported that they had found Deer runways horns shed by Deer and traces of other animals. They found no water which meant. M. R. Tillotson. Superintendent of grand Canyon National Park. Said that a any animals living there have developed permanent characteristics that enable j them to exist with moisture from i plants and what rainfall occurs. Or. Harold Anthony curator j of the mammalogy department of the american museum of natural history. New York City and i win Mckee chief naturalist of j the National Park remained on i the a a Island All night to set traps for animals. Their seven comrades j will rejoin them Friday with More j food and water and other supplies. The party s base Camp was pitched on a Quot Saddle a a narrow strip of land which crosses from j the Wall of the Canyon to the Wall of the Shaft near its Bottom. By radio from this Camp. Tillotson j mad this report to National Park j Headquarters a the first thing we did when we reached the top at noon thursday was to go thoroughly Over 1he entire area. We found considerable evidence of wild life including much to our Surprise Deer. Quot a Hasty examination did not show How the Deer could Hai e gotten up there. We found their droppings All Over the Platea i and we found their Antlers he said they had seen no Deer nor any other aim amp a nor any fresh sign of Deer. Or. Anthony he said. Quot anticipates a lot of fun trapping the animal and identifying the or. Anthon himself was As much out of touch with civilization As though he were on an unknown continent though from the top of grand Canyon qts Camp fir could be Aren clearly. The party did not take a radio to the top. The climb was to Steep and so dangerous that burdens bad to be kept to a minimum. Included in the party was Walter a. Wood jr., of the american geographical society who was one of those who returned to the Camp. He thought he might Fly Over the Quot Island Friday and Parachute a radio scientific equipment food and water Down to Anthony and Mckee. Tillotson a radio message reflected the excitement that has agitated naturalists during All the years they have been discussing the possibilities of Shiva Temple. Several months ago Anthony Mckee and Tillotson determined to Settle the accumulated conjectures of Many scientists by climbing the Walls and exploring the Island regardless of the danger. It is believed with reasonable Assurance of accuracy that the Colorado River first started cutting the land away from the Island at the end of the glacial age approximately 35,000 years ago. Whatever animal life got to the Island or was on the Island was isolated from its exact counterpoints in the surrounding country. For Hundy eds of years while the Canyon got deeper and deeper animals were free to go Back and Forth from the Eland to the Mainland at last the depth increased the time arrived when the Walls were so High and so sheer that crossing was no longer possible and whatever animals had established themselves on the Island we re permanently isolated. This occurred scientists estimate at a minimum of 20.000 years ago. This Means if the Basic premise of scientific conjecture is proven to be Correct a that the Island has been completely isolated a that species of animals have developed on the Island absolutely independently of the species of on the Mainland it Means that the Island might contain species of All animals entirely unique but with a common ancestry with the Rabbit the Fox and the wild cat of the Mainland. Charles Darwin originator of the theory of evolution found extraordinary species on oceanic islands which obviously shared a common ancestry with Well known species but had developed special characteristics by having existed in isolation for thousand of years. Darwin argued that evolution represented a survival of the fittest that in each generation the individual Best adapted to live in Bis circumstances would survive to produce offspring which would in Herlt and even improve his parti Cular adaptability which in time would change the Structure and the habits of the entire specie. This he called natural adaptation and it is now generally accepted As fact. Ery whipped up in the inevitable storms and passions of recurrent Quot it has been Strong enough even to outlive the packing trivial of bloody Cicil War and to bind the states anew into indissoluble Union a Vandenberg added. Quot it has been Broad enough to require but la amendments since ifs original Annex of the Bill of rights. It Bas been Wise enough to preserve free representative government upon a his continent amid tragedies of crashing democracies elsewhere All Arr und the Globe. Quot it has been Good enough to become the Standard Model for All other Peoples in Pursuit of enlightened Liberty. It is still Strong enough and Broad enough and Wise enough and Good enough m serve cur children and our children a children a Long after restless innovation in reckless modes of government at Home and abroad have run their repudiated warn a pain St one Man Rule chinese attack All along front continued from Page Hue East in the Vicinity of the Pei plug tientsin railway near Huang Sun 13 Miles directly South of piping. Refugees from Huang Sun reported that Large chinese Force crossed the Yungtung River near Lian Hsian and engaged the japanese in a wild hand to hand Battle in a Large area West of Huang Sun. Organize for Long costly War copyright 1937 by United pre banking a China a 400,-000,000 inhabitants organized Friday for a Long costly War with Japan. Generalissimo Chiang Kai Shek dictator of the general government apparently having unified the nation for the first time in recent history started a Quot Liberty loan subscription Campaign for $145,000,000, similar to that which the United states used 20 years ago to support her participation in the world War. The nation was put on a wartime footing. Drastic decrees ranging from death penalties for spies and traitors to Soldier pension privileges have been put into effect. These Are revolutionary developments in a 20th Century China where popular spirit a National War Chest and government benefits to its troops heretofore have not been even imagined. These developments were taking place while chinese War strategists aided by German experts rushed preparations to meet the imminent japanese drives on the Central and North China fronts which have not yet reached according to banking China s Quot first lines of Nan King a humanitarian work on behalf of the impoverished was one of the outstanding features of the nations organization work. Although the death toll of civil j tans throughout China has been tremendous because of japanese. _ _ bombings thousands of lives have use of document bran saved As the result of the _ governments Antl air raid Nrecaj Pittsburgh pm Secre Rushmore s. D. Up a sen. Edward r. Burke d., neb., standing in the Shadow of the great Black Hills memorial to Washington Jefferson Lincoln and Roosevelt called upon americans Friday to be ready to fight Aby attempt by administration to revive president Roosevelt a supreme court enlargement plan. Charging that the administrations tendency toward centralization of government threatened a one Man Rule the Nebraska Democrat stoutly defended the Independence of the supreme court and lashed at what he termed attempts to undermine the Constitution to stir class hatreds or set. Quot group against group a democratic National chairman James a. Farley came in for stinging. Crit sin for the Quot doctor Lala flavor of a statement regarding or. Roosevelt. Quot the Only Way by which our Constitution can be. Weakened or destroyed said Burke Quot the Only threat to our guaranteed Berties is that americans May lose their capacity for self government. Quot there is no Leader in Power in this country nor does any appear on the horizon a possessed of either the desire or the ability to gather into his single hands the reins of government and establish the kind of one Man Rule imposed upon Many Peoples of the old world. Quot nevertheless there is underway a centralization of authority at As to cause All thoughtful citizens to pause and give heed. There is something about the exercise of Power that muses those who Are entrusted with it never to be willing to surrender one Jot or title of it. Power feeds upon itself and nothing else will satisfy the craving. Quot there i today on our part altogether too much dependence on the will and Mastery of those who should be Only our guides and Leader servant of the people if you please. There is evident today too Strong a purpose on the part of those in High places to hold on to All of the emergency Power that were granted and to constantly add to them. Quot this is producing a situation. We win not Cal it of pictorial Selp but the Antithesis of that which ought to prevail in a free country. It is a far cry from Tho Typo of government which Wasrington and Jefferson established and which Lincoln deplore selfish Corn prices go wild As Board fights Corner Chicago a the Price of Corn for september delivery gyrated wildly on the Chicago Board of Trade Friday a the Exchange fought an undercover fight against reported attempts to Quot Corners the american Market. The Price loomed to $1.16 3-4 a Bushel at noon under the impetus of frenzied buying. Shortly before the close of trading a Rush of Selling by a Longs Quot traders holding supplies plunged the quotation to 1 11 58. At the close the Price had crept Back to $1,13 1-4, up 8 3-4 cent Over the Day a Low Point and 3 cents higher than thursdays Clote. Precautions in major towns and cities. Alarm systems dugouts and blackouts have been inaugurated in Many places. Speedy american built Pursuit planes and modern anti aircraft guns have been placed at important cities. Banking has been endeavouring to carry on its educational Gram by transferring Tho majority of schools and colleges Inland beyond the easy reach of japanese planes. Dugouts have been installed at each new school to safeguard students in event of air raids. Boy and girl scouts girl militia the red Cross the red Swastika society and other organizations no longer Are relying on foreigners to undertake Relief work in China but Are prepared to risk their own lives at the front. The government is assisting in the feeding of millions of poverty stricken chinese through a strict commodity control. Businessmen have been ordered to operate without attempting to make a profit. Townsend meeting the regular meeting of the Ames Tov Send a dub will be held a 8 of clock Friday evening to Townsend Hall 188% main Street. Retain identity banking China us by the chinese communist party has retained its identity under the terms of its agreement with the National government under which the powerful communist army was converted into the 8th route army of the government forces communist leaders said Friday. It was possible these leaders1 said that the communist party might nominate candidates thru out the country in the election to be held far a people Congress j this would be a Radical and important political change a the Central government has fought the party bitterly. fury of Interior Harold l. Ickes said Friday that of the Constitution is to be preserved Quot the people themselves must protect it from further encroachments by those who would use it selfishly. Speaking in Forbes Field at a sesquicentennial Celebration of pro. Ithe signing of the document Ickes bitterly assailed opponents of the presidents Defeated reorganization plan. He attacked chief jus tire Charles Evans Hughes and accused the court of using Quot obstructive tactics a against pres Dent Roosevelt. A i give you the Constitution of the United states a Ickes said Quot a the greatest document Ever penned by hand of Man an instr men that so far has withstood the enemies without its Gates and survived the tre Cheries from within Quot if it is to continue to live and serve the people then the people themselves must protect it from further he described the. Court enlargement plan As Quot a heinous crime pythian sister bake Sale at the Thrifty cleaner saturday 8 30 a. In. Constitution debate rages Cut limed from Page one be Dlhy re assault Aud every Treach correction phone 84 Ames wholesale fruit co. Estzan or m in the eyes Quot of certain persons who have organized political machine gun nests in All parts of the country to open a deadly fire upon those who would adhere not Only to the letter but to the spirit of the Quot but a he continued Quot it was a highly praiseworthy act on the part of the chief Justice of the United states to plot to checkmate by political Maneu Werings and plotting including an unconstitutional advisory opinion this attempt to make the judicial Branch of the government cooperate As the Constitution intended it rummage Sale to. B. Church basement sat 8ept. 18 a. M. A my special for saturday Colorado peaches Box .93c the great Atlantic and Pacific Tea co. Sale Cotton prints 15c cd. Usual Price for this Quality 25c cd. All Over designs Gay colors suitable for girls dresses House dresses smocks Bouse Coats or drapes. Guaranteed fast color. 86 inches wide. Dress fabrics a main floor Tilden Quot dependable since i860�?� they let her play with headlines. Shed have been safer with a gun in a Chi lip w \ i Lloyd Nolen Ralph Morgan added Quot never changes my attitude Popeye cartoon musical Para. New mat. 26c now amp sat. Capitol up i coming to the Capitol 8un.-Mon. A Broadway Melody of 1938�?� starring Robt. Taylor Eleanor Powell Quot new Ames ,
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