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Ames Daily Tribune and Times (Newspaper) - September 23, 1937, Ames, Iowa Official arb and Story county Pape Rames daily Tribune and time skivers. In the awes Territo weather forecast showers thursday night and Friday. Cooler Friday. Temperatures wednesday 3 p. M. Us thursday to a. M. 66 2 in. 82. Precipitation Trace. Vol. 71. No. 72. Official am a end Story county paper Ames Iowa thursday september 23, 1937 United preen wire service three cent Story City Man near death Here Jap air planes kill 3,000 in Canton raid Many witness fight with chinese planes Hong Kong Oie a japanese air planes demolished almost half of the crowded Tangshan suburb of Canton thursday in a series of smashing air raids which caused an enormous loss of life Conger vat vely estimated at 3,000. The casualties were All native non combatants. Damage to the suburb was incalculable the bombs razing the shops warehouses and Homes of the chinese Quarter of the City and sending the debris High into the air. It was the most extensive Quot strafing since hostilities shifted to South China. The raid was clearly visible from the crowded water front of the City proper. An Eye witness described it As follows Quot i saw 12 japanese air formations Over Canton in groups of three. One group engaged a pair of chinese planes bringing them Down. Chinese cheer Quot i saw another thrilling fight Between chinese and japanese planes the result of which was that a japanese plane was shot cown in flames near Ling Nan University. Thousands of chinese cheered As they watched the death fight from the waterfront. Quot the japanese planes were More Resolute in the face of accurate chinese antiaircraft guns and attacks of chinese Pursuit planes. A the japanese dropped Many bombs exclusively on non military buildings creating the most awful havoc and loss of life among the a amp Vij Jpn population a a no foreigner killed a official statement said no foreigners were killed or wounded. The foreign area housing the United states and other foreign legation Banks and business houses still was intact. It was a Day of intense terror in the entire City. The bombardment came in three successive attacks. Thousands of chinese and Many foreigners fled from the City toward Hong Kong lining up in queues hundreds of Yards Long to catch trains and steamships. Hong Kong was overcrowded thursday night and the problem of finding sleeping accommodations was acute. Hundreds of chinese refugees slept on the pavement at the Entrance of the railway station. Million Dollar bail offered avenging Garr Brothers i collegian is i holds banking Post for u. S. The aristocracy of Kentucky a Beautiful Blue grass country rallied to the Aid of the three Garr Brothers shown above at left in jail charged with assassinating on a Shelbyville by. Street . Henry ii. Denhardt the a Iron Man of Kentucky a a Day before he was to have gone on trial a second time charged with the murder of their sister mrs. Verna Garr Taylor at right pretty Young widow and Denhardt a Fiancee. The intense feeling which developed during and after Denhardt a previous mistrial was believed to have led to the shooting. Shown above just after they surrendered peaceably the Carr Brothers left to right Are Jack or e s and Roy Garr. Wealthy friends offered to Post bail As High As $1,000,000 for them. Consider conference Geneva up great Britain and France Are consulting United states authorities regarding the possibility of a far Eastern conference to discuss the chinese Japan Ege War it was understood thursday. The conference would be under the auspices of the individual nations who participate As having vital interests in the far East thus it would be separated not Only from the league of nations but also from the league sponsored International advisory committee on chinese japanese relations on which the United states has membership As an observer. Ready to accept Stanley Bruce australian Delegate to the league Assembly made the suggestion for such a Confer two College stations in dual Hookup Iowa state College and the state University of Iowa have arranged to broadcast selected radio programs Over a dual hoop up a g. Woolfries announcer at radio station Woi announced Amu t Ltd a a. The first pro am Exchange Between Woi and Sui will go on the air sept. 27. A experimental work last year proved that it was possible to transmit programs from one station to the other for simultaneous broadcast a Woolfries said. A on the basis of the experiments Ani extensive program Exchange has been arranged. A among the widely varied features which Woi will furnish Sui Are Market reports and Organ programs. In return Many outstanding broadcasts will come from Iowa this program Exchange Woolfries said will strengthen the programs of each station. Western Iowa listeners will be Able to get w8ui programs heretofore unavailable. In i ii i. F. Us train Here at 6 j will not appear on platform Here the presidents special train will Pas through Ames at 6 40 p. In., thursday according to word received by officials of the Chicago and North Western Railroad Here. The train will not Stop Here and. According to information from a United press writer aboard the train tile president will not make a platform appearance As the train goes through the City. 672,968 saw i. S. C. Films in past year a Nee. It was understood that Britain and France thought so Well of to the recent sinking of land on farm in Kansas is sinking into underground Lake Wichita kan., if a the farm of Charles r. Joseph was sinking thursday into an underground Lake or River. Part of a wheat Field started sliding into the water wednesday afternoon and thursday morning a Hole More than 250 feet Square showed where the ground had sunk. Depth of the water was undetermined and the dirt had disappeared. Allie Fourl Josephus farm hand was driving a tractor in the wheat Field when the land began slipping. He barely managed to drive the machine to safety. Huge chunks of the dirt broke Loose and dropped in on All sides of the pit. The water level was about 30 feet below the Earth a surface. Geologists examined the sink Hole. The farm is situated a mile and a half Northwest of Potwin. The phenomenon was similar continued on Page two test your knowledge can you answer seven of these test questions turn to Psge seven for the answers. 1. On the Shore of what body of water is the City of new Rochelle n. Y.? 2. What is the principal alkaloid of tobacco 3. Who wrote a the virginian a 4. Iii military parlance what is s countersign 5. Name the capital of Madagascar. 6. Which has the larger area Continental u. S. A. Or Canada 7. Of what sea is the persian full an Arm s what is a cubicle 9 name the representative Flower of Nevada. To. In which South american country be lag Maracaibo farm near Buhl Idaho. 472 in county get assistance approximately 472 Story county residents received Ald during the month of August from the Iowa division of old age assistance according to the monthly report released thursday. Total funds disbursed during the period amounted to $7,163 or an average stipend per person of $15.18. A total of 862 new applications aboard president Roosevelt s special train in route to Seattle re a president Roosevelt altered his plans thursday to include a platform appearance at Clinton Iowa. His special train is due in Clinton at 2 15 p. In. Originally or. Roosevelt had said he would make no Public appearances until his train reached Cheyenne wyo., at 9 30 a. In. Mst., Friday. The president and mrs. Roosevelt left Chicago at 11 01 a. M Cost on the journey which will take them through the states of senator Joseph c. Of Mahoney d., Wyo and Burton k. Wheeler d., Mont who led the party rebellion which scuttled the supreme court reorganization Bill. The presidential special made a fast uninterrupted run from Hyde Park n. Y., with police guarding stations at operating Points to prevent violation of the president s privacy. The train paused Only 90 minutes in the Chicago Yards. From Clinton the train will go through Cedar rapids Ames Boone and Carroll to Omaha. A to minute operating Stop is scheduled at Carroll thursday night. Wilkins returns after Hunt for 6 soviet fliers Kroschel starts 4-Point program Macdonald in charge of reforestation new York. Try sir Hubert Wilkins returning from the Arctic by air plane after an unsuccessful search for the six missing soviet Polar filers probably will reach Toronto ont. Thursday night explorers club colleagues said thursday. They reported he flew wednesday from his Aklavik Alaska base to fort Chipewyan on Atha Baska Lake can. Sir Hubert May reach new York Friday it was said. 1,500 aluminium workers strike during the last fiscal year the visual instruction service of Iowa state College presented 8,913 exhibitions before a total attendance of 672,968 persons throughout the state. The figures were released thursday in the annual report of h. L. Noose service director. These exhibitions included motion picture films and Glass lantern and film slides. At the present time the department has 600 reels of 35 millimetre silent film 525 reels of 16 millimetre sound and silent film 325 sets of Glass lantern slides and 275 film slide subjects. New sound films purchased this year include the following titles a electrons a Quot exploring the universe a a the nervous system and Quot the spirit of the the last film to been �<>apte4j go conservation for class room use from the movie a the a guide Book accompanies the film for instructional purposes. Other new additions to the Library Are films on Manchukuo Russia and Turkey. The film on Russia deals with Urban life Leningrad and Industry and agriculture. It is one of the first movie films to be taken out of the soviet Republic. Among the most popular films last year were Quot beavers a Quot our wild life resources a and Quot Mold and the department Supply malarial to playground groups y m. C. A. And y. W. C. A. Organizations and other non theatrical groups motion picture films Glass and film slides Are also available for the farm Bureau and other farm organizations. Mrs. Wierson 59, Long resident of Story City Dies special to the Tribune Story City a mrs. Martin Wierson 59, resident of this place for Many years died suddenly of a heart attack wednesday afternoon at 3 30 at her Home. Funeral services Are to beheld saturday at 1 30 from the Home and 2 of clock from the Immanuel lutheran Church we Ith the Rev. T. T. He March in charge. Burial will be in the Story City cemetery mrs. Wierson had spent most iof her life in this Community i surviving besides her husband him Fnu in fare the following children. Mrs a ,0 nnl8 near Gli Opstvedt of Mcva Ellsburg. Mrs. By 1,500 workers in the Alumina Jemmett Birny of Nevada Marlon Des Moines to gov. G. Nelson g Kraschel thursday outlined a four Point conservation program for Southern Iowa to be launched soon with state and Federal funds. Kraschel paid the program was Quot the biggest Ever attempted in Iowa and perhaps in any other the program contemplates a six county Liming project in the Chariton River Basin an Upland Bird life Refuge construction of a fish hatchery at Charlton and reforestation of 3,500 acres in the Chariton Basin. Announcement of the program came after Kraschel met with the state planning Board the greater Iowa commission the state conservation commission and the coordinators. Each of these groups is supporting the program he said. Funds from the $500,000 emergency conservation fund and Federal Iva Money will be used to develop the projects the governor said. He was unable to make an estimate of the total Cost of the program but said applications for Federal funds would be made As soon As details Are worked out. The Liming project designed to develop the growth of Blue grass and eventually furnish Rich cattle Range will be located in App noose Monroe Lucas Clarke Decatur and Wayne counties. Authority for the project. Kraschel said was Given by the last legislature when it passed the county Lime Bill. This act permits county boards to Purchase or lease Lime quarries and furnish the product to landowners at Cost. Relief labor was to be used in producing the fertilizer. The Chariton Basin was selected Kraschel said because its soil now is the poorest in the state and its Relief Load the highest. Quot other counties where there is a High Relief Load and where the Soli tends to be poor May be in continued on Page two opened with great acclaim Public enthusiastic Over new movie House a very Large proportion of the Community turned out wednesday evening to witness the grand opening of the Ames theatre company a new collegian. On every hand was Only Praise for the Beauty of the House its sumptuous fittings Tho extraordinarily Fine Quality of its sound reproduction system. There was no contradiction of the opinions of experts that Here is the finest motion picture theatre in the Midwest. People who have been on both coasts during the past months declare nothing there surpasses the new collegian. Band concert following a half hour concert of the Ames municipal band under the direction of Date Couette the doors were opened at 7 and mrs. E. B. Bush president of the Ames women s club bought the first ticket to the theatre. In presiding As master of ceremonies for the presentation program. Prof. Tolbert Macrae head of music at Iowa state College praised Joe v. Gerbrach manager of the Ames theatre company for the excellence of the House for the High Quality of motion picture programs he has brought to the Community. Received Quot its no easy trick a said professor Macrae Quot to run movies to total Cost will be please a whole Community but Joe is a Man who can of it the theatre was officially received for the City by mayor w. L. Allan and for the College by pres. Charles e. Friley. Norma Jean floss of near Ames was presented with the $25 prize offered by the theatre management for the naming of the theatre. Norma Jean was the first to submit the name although several other persons also suggested it. The committee of judges for the name contest held last Winter was professor Macrae mrs. W. S. Rupe and supt. Jordan l. Larson. Feature Barbara push daughter of or. And mrs. E. B. Bush was presented As Quot miss Marr phonic a personifying Mirr phonic sound Western electric development with which the new collegian is one of the first theatres to be equipped. Feature of the motion picture program was the Midwest Premier of double or starring Bing Crosby and Martha rays _ a. To charge of the United states embassy at banking As the Quot most merciless air stuck in history was expected from japanese air raiders was j. Hall Paxton above second Secretary. Ambassador Nelson Johnson with other officials left under government orders. Paxton a Veteran in the far East was on the consulate staff in 1927 when chinese attacked foreigners. Work on Welch to Start soon i Cost will near $50,000 work on the construction of a Gyra Naium auditorium addition to the Welch Junior High school will begin in a few Days following the awarding of the general con tract to the f. B. Bickered com 1\eo�?�,a we 7�?o&Quot a a a Patty of Dee mom.,. L1,8 of �?oj1&Quot&Quot Oates to. The. I limits and Many ears going from the the wide to the narrow paving badly Hurt in collision at Edge of City wheel of car caught on Edge of paving j. C. Jessen 59, of Story City. Former state representative from Story county was near death in the Mary Greeley Hospital from injuries sustained tax tuesday evening when the car he was driving was struck head on by a car driven by mrs. C. F. Wheeler of St. Paul Minn. The Accident occurred on Highway 30 just past the City limits. According to the report the Wheeler car West bound caught a wheel in the shoulder of the Road at the Edge of the paving. Attempting to pull the car Back onto the paving mrs. Wheeler swerved the car in front of the Jessen car which was East bound. Both or and mrs. Wheeler sustained numerous cuts and bruises and they were also taken to the Mary Greeley Hospital where their conditions were reported much improved thursday. Condition serious Jessen sustained fracture of both legs a broken Arm and a deep Gash in his head. Officials at the College reported thursday noon that his condition was Quot very Jessen was in route Home from Boone where he had gone earlier in the Day to transact business. A member of the Iowa state Highway co Mislon maintenance Crew reported thursday that efforts Are made continually to keep the shoulder in Good repair but because of the heavy traffic on this the shoulder of Road veer is great. A a traffic pit shoulder the paving inside the City lira the Moines letting was held in were received in the state office a manufacturing Romany sub Wierson or Roland mrs. Howard during the month. During the same period 2,14 4 cases were disposed of either granted or rejected or. Tarman opens dental office Here or. A w. Tarman has opened a Sidary of the aluminium Corpora j Holdall of Jewell and mrs. Hob Tion of America w ere called out on i i t Larson Irving Florence and strike thursday to demand higher Richard Wierson All of Story wages Shorter hours and a Clos let Tiv shop. Three Sisters mrs Erie Hen David Sigman american Feder i a Quot of a or a pc to i it ii finn of i to k r. Ii Hefu Tensor of mrs. A a a a her a Tuou it David Cooper of Cedar rapid gtd Union workers on the mum Johnd one brother. Swen Larson shift went on strike immediately.0f Story try and 14 grandchild dental office in Ames Over the he said workers on the Day shifts Reu also survive. Tallman jewelry store. Or. Tar Man son of or. Ana mrs. F. C. Tarman of Nevada was graduated from the College of dentistry. University of Iowa and spent a year in the Oral surgery clinic and bos Pital at the University. He com would join the walkout thursday. A i fight scurvy pitted his work there in july. Ottawa. Ont. a he govern or. And mrs. Tarman Are nov quient moved thursday to combat lug to Ames oct. I and will reside i the reported presence of scurvy in in a borne w hich they pure based i certain of the Western Canadian on West second Street. J drought Art As. Hartley Man is captured after Chase by police Spencer be a captured Bere after a running gun Battle j. S. Johnston 35, Hartley la was taken to Sioux City Iowa thursday to face charges of liquor tax evasion. Johnston was arrested wednesday night by Federal and local officers after the tires of his automobile had been punctured by bullets. Ten Gallons of alled alcohol found in his car were confiscated. O. R. Sweeney commissioned As group head Des Moines a it gov. Nelson g. Kraschel announced thursday he had officially commissioned prof o. R. Sweeney of Iowa state College As chairman of the greater Iowa commission. Sweeney succeeded Otto s. Muniz ousted by the governor three weeks ago for failure to agree with other commissioners on matters of policy. Kraschel said he was prepared to lend financial assistance to the commission a when and of he pointed out that the $5,000 allocation made to the commission three months ago by the legislative commute on retrenchment and Reform a has been More than half sput by the old and that nearly $1,000 in old Bills j Moscow remain unpaid. E. P. Chase Atlantic la., has accepted the chairmanship of the committee Kraschel announced. Fieldhouse wednesday afternoon and after the Reading of bids the Board of education awarded the general and plumbing contracts but rejected All electric bids. The amount of the general contract including the acceptance of an alternate calling for the substitution of hard Maple floors and bleachers in place of Pine is $36,459. The Board also took an option on an additional $51 alternate for double doors on the stage which option May or May not be taken up by the Board. The amount of the plumbing contract awarded to Christensen hardware company of Ames was $5,389.50, making the total contracted for wednesday $41,-848.50. Supt. J. L. Larson reported thursday that the total Cost of this addition will total about $50,000 when the electric contract and additional items such As stage curtains gymnasium lockers and other equipment Are purchased. The electrical work will be re advertised for bids to be received Bere oct. La superintendent Larson said. The completion Date for this addition has been set for Jan. 15. The work will not affect the school in any Way and classes will continue during the entire construction period Larson said. Travel on the shoulder tor it Short distance the official reported because of this heavy travel the shoulder la now two or three inches lower than the paving. Both cars were completely wrecked by the collision. Jessen is married end a two children a daughter Arlene it Home and a daughter Wilma who teaches at it. Madison. Accident fatal Keokuk it a Paul Raisch la. Primrose la., was injured fatally thursday in a motorcycle collision at Donnellson la. He died soon after his arrival Al the Keokuk Hospital Richard Proenneke Primrose. The other motorcyclist was injured slightly. .4- missing to Days racing yacht is found near azores London or a the racing yacht endeavour i missing for to Day on a voyage from the United states to England has Beta found after a storm tossed voyage which carried her far 12 executed by russians thurs Moscow or a twelve persons were executed thursday As the government continued its purge of the communist party and offices of lesser official of the soviet. Eight faced a firing squad in province on charges of wrecking in the agricultural Industry. Four others were executed at several Hundred freshmen begin College careers several Hundred freshmen and new men students at Iowa stats College were standing their first Rushing activities thursday at the various fraternity houses As the freshman Day program got under Way. Rushing began officially at 8 of clock thursday morning and the first pledges will be announced after the dinner Bour thursday night. Rushing of men students will continue through monday. Rushing activities Are governer by the Council this fall there was no change in Rushing rules. In accordance with the new ruling introduced last year rushed will be taken to their next fraternity Date instead of the fraternity calling for them. L Leningrad on charges of poisoning j the food of the soviet Navy assert edly were agents of a ter revolutionary group. They Conn aunt Lindy says South of the azores the author Telephone linemen found to to relative Lloyd a shipping news serv Gallons today purportedly belong j ice reported thursday ing to Johnston. It had been con details were lacking but the coated on a Roadside. Yacht s position was Given ask had been confined since the a Johnston a wife a former eve about 750 Miles Southwest of Cid cot. Or Leech had been in Crl West Branch civil War Veteran Dies Madison wig. To pm a or. L. J. Leech 91, West Branch la civil War Veteran who suffered a fractured knee in a fail sept. 6 while he was attending the National q. A. R. Encampment Here died thursday in the Hospital where Punta Delgada azores and 1,756 Miles from Long Island. The yacht carrying a Crew of 18 in addition to Cap. Edward Erly la., girl was with him in the car but was not held. Following arraignment before a c. S. Commissioner in Sioux City. Johnston will be returned a re to heard parted her hawser off the face charges of illegal transports Merlean coast during a violent Hon of intoxicating liquor. Sher Storn on sept. I a Day after she Iff Fred e Erickson of Clay had left Newport r. I. In Tow county said. Of the motor yacht Viva la. Ural condition for several Days. Report quake Mexico City be a the to Cabuyao Observatory recorded an to tease earthquake thursday about 6,069 mites away. Apparently toward the ease. When some have to play the second fiddle they make such a fugs that everybody knows they Ara Tok Yih to j

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