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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - December 27, 1934, Ames, Iowa Use classified ads to buy hell. Exchange or Lieut Telephone 2400 Ames daily Tribune times Story county s daily weather probable local allow thursday night or Friday. Colder Friday temperature´┐Ż?wed., 4 p. In. 4 above Aero 7 p. In. I above Zero Thura. 2 p. Rn., 37. Precipitation none vol. 68 no. 150 official Ames and Story county paper Ames Iowa thursday december 27, 1934. United press wire service three cents May enlist Congress in Power fight think positive treatment for i Betty Gow Back to be witness person s could Normal proles organic materials Are used in mental disorders Pittsburgh or Hope for a positive treatment for pneumonia and effective Means to relieve insanity was held out thursday by or Alexander Silverman head of the department of chemistry of the University of Pittsburgh. He addressed the chemistry and education sections of the american association for the advancement of science. Experiments with opiates Promise advances in the treatment of pneumonia. A disease which annually kills thousands. The use of organic substances in the treatment of mental disorders also has proved practicable or. Silverman said. Quot developments in the Field of narcotics and hypnotics May find it exceeding a a important applications Quot he said. Quot certain opiates Are being used in the treatment of colds. nit of these May actually become specifics for pneumonia. Experiments have already progressed satisfactorily in the treatment of animals which respond to pneumonia much As human beings do the coming Winter will probably see the direct application to patients in one of our hospitals a slow to use or. Silverman disclosed that a physic chemist in a University he did not name had discovered that certain compounds of organic substances had the Power of converting an apparently insane to Normal. Oiler co poum Well cause insanity in a person lie said la charge the medical Ion with being slow in making use of tin be discoveries of chemists. Criminologists May some Day make use of chemistry to extract the truth from a captured criminal. Or. Silverman said that some chemicals have the effect of breaking Down Tite defense reactions within the individual. He named Barb Turic acid derivatives such us sodium amytal As one. Use of this chemical he i Aid. Made it difficult tor a person to resist telling the truth. Cosmic Ray study makes Advance Pittsburgh. I la a the my i by of tile nature of he cosmic rays was brought a step nearer solution by announcements made thursday at the opening session of the convention of the american association for the advancement of suit Nee by or. F. Cd. Vav. Swami director of tile Bartol research foundation of the Franklin Institute and itis associates. Or. Swami and his colleagues re vented for the first time the records of the automatic cosmic apparatus carried in the stratosphere flights of or. And mrs. Piccard and in Heppner Stevens and and Caon they Abo revealed the results of a three month study of Tho rays made by or. T. Ii. Johnson in and the results of another study made on pikes Peak. It lie4 been known for a Long time Flint what the cosmic Ray inst Rune its in insure Are chiefly secondary rays generated by the original or primary rays which enter the Earth s atmosphere. The problem. Therefore is n determine the nature of both the secondary and the primary rays. The big argument Hast been whether they of electrified particles like electrons or whether they consist of rays of Energy. Greater from South or. Kwan. And his colleagues announced the following results one that there is now Post the proof that the secondary rays Are electrified particles. Two that the primary rays Collar in Large part of electrified Par tides. Three that the remaining fact continued on Page five still a Central figure in Hie Lindbergh kidnapping tragedy Betty How is Back in America As a witness in the coining trial of Bruno Hauptmann charged with the crime. The nursemaid who put the child to bed the night he was taken away to his death is shown Here As she arrived in new York from Scotland on the Aquitania. Stirs Lindbergh trial storm Hattie Lucas sex postmaster of Ames Dies a Pioneer Ames woman mrs. Harriett Eddy Lucas 88, one time pos mistress Here will be buried in the Ames cemetery Friday at 2 p. Ii., following Lier death at the Home of her daughter mrs. Jean i. Wallingford in Des Moines wednesday. Mrs Lucas was born at Lake Geneva wis., and came to Iowa As the Bride of the late Samuel ii. Lucas who died half a Century ago and is burled in the Ames cemetery. Or. Lucas was the fourth postmaster of Ames succeeding her husband at his death. She served until november 1884, was succeeded by John Watts who was follow it d by Parley Sheldon. Local residents remember mrs. Lucas again in the Post office As assistant to postmaster Don e. Duncan one time owner and publisher of the Ames intelligencer who was in tile Post office Between the two terms of or. Sheldon. She has lived in Des Moines for Many years and was a member of St Luke a episcopal Church there. Two sons were at one time express messengers on tile first Railroad line thru Here to Sioux City. Mrs. Lucas leaves her daughter or. Wallingford who is a Deputy probation officer of the Polk coun a juvenile court and two grandchildren mrs. J. E. Stone of san Francisco cal., and Frank Lucas jr., of Chicago. To replace Bonds purchaser by Beh herring order Fallows storm of protest Des Moin go Hajj a gov. Clyde l. Herring thursday called flt it i i bids on $3,500,000 Worth of state j refunding warrants to replace a like amount of Anticipatory warrants sold recently to the Carleton i. Sch company of Des Moines without advertisement of the transaction. Revelation that the executive Council in the absence of the governor had approved the Beh company a Issue at 5 per cent instantly caused a storm off protest Over the stat from Bond houses which said that had the Issue been advertised they would have bid at rates from i to 3 per cent of the refunding warrants can be sold the governor , the Money will be used to recall the entire Issue sold to the Beh company. The company will b Given its s per cent interest Only from nov. I 1934 to the Date of recall. Determination to refund the is a sue thus taking advantage of Bond j House brokers offers to bid at Low a rat s and save the state a sub Stan i tial amount in interest was made in a conference thursday Between the governor state treasurer Leo j. Wegman and Legal authorities. Tile Anticipatory warrants Bobby the Beh company called for $3, 500,000 Worth to he retired at a rate of $250,000 every three months j beginning april i 1935. All the Bell a Bonds bore 5 per cent interest. No advertising of the Issue was done. A Beh securing the Issue without pub Hetty when the Sale was announced however protests flooded 1 the governors office. He exhibited a coi of them from brokers who said they would be glad to Biti at lower rates. The governor said he was giving them an Opportunity to do so. 13 miners die in train blast 42 others injured As boiler bursts test your knowledge can you answer seven of these test questions turn to pa-.,e six for the answers. 1. W hat did count Ferdinand von Zeppelin do that made him famous ? 2. What sort of a game is Squash what state has the least pop us Tiou Iii the flitted states 4 Iii which City is famous Fleet Street j. Wit Etc was the dirigible a its Angeles Quot constructed to l a naturalized citizen Eligi i for tto presidency of the to. S.? 7 Vav he to is Woodrow Wilson hurled ? 8. Is barbering a Trade or a profession a a a. Who was the author of the constitutional amendment abolish tog the a lame Duck Quot sessions of con ii sat ,0 what sgt Itri of animal was the Dodo now extinct a satirical pamphlet on a hypothetical Quot Limberg Quot trial written i by mrs. Mary Belle s pc Hoer Chicago lawyer above has aroused Wrath of counsel for Bruno i Hauptmann soon to face trial in the Lindbergh kidnapping Cee. I they assert the mysterious mail Ling of the Booklet to prospective i jurors was a move to Rouse prejudice against the defendant. 18 Iowa state men at bacteriologist meeting in Chicago attending the annual three Day meeting of the society of amen eau bacteriologist which opened j thursday in Chicago Are 18 mein-1 hers of the Iowa state College staff. Those attending the meeting Are d an i. E. Buchanan of the graduate College head of the Bacteriol agy department and mrs. Max be Vino a h. Werkman anti a s. My Cwik by also of the department or. I. A. Merchant professor of veterinary Hygiene and l is. B. W. Hummer and r v. Huston of the Dairy bacteriology department. Also the following graduate sin dents in bacteriology o. L. Of Burn h. G. Wood a h. Vaughn r. Porter a w. Stone a l. Stably. R. W. Brownt Gilman Henry Long c. R. Arnold and r. P. Straka. Papers will he or u need at the sessions by or Vaughn or. Stone and or. Wood. Fit fire Wehnes. Nigh Nevada Tho farm Home it Claude shit Kell four Miles East and four Miles South of Here was destroyed by fire of undetermined origin about to p. Rn., wednesday while the shirked family was re turning Home i rom spending the evening in Nevada. Neighbors discovered the Blase which had progressed so far it was impossible to enter the House. The building with All its contents was lost. And fire department re i an alarm relayed Here olo Telephone Exchange use was nearly in ruins e the truck and six vol arrived altho the run was Good time Over icy roads act loss had not been de net i to tin the sponge thru to but the by the Unte Eri made in g the Exa Termini hut or. Stricken said it was partially covered by insurance. Telephone rate Cut is ordered Nashville ten less utilities ered u t charged phone Fenn put tile railroads Aud Public i omission thursday old it Iii in Telephone rate the Southern Bell Trie Telegraph company j which will save Tennessee Subj scribers an estimated $500,000 an i dually the reduced rates will become effective after january 1935. Far j Ges for business Telephone will be reduced 50 cents straight Hue res j id Nee phones 50 cent and party residence lines 25 cents. Federal Reserve research office at Washington shows Power of Board Over economic Structure Washington us a consolidation of All statistical and economic research activities of the Federal Reserve system into a Central Washington Agency directly respond j Bible to the Federal Reserve Board will be effected shortly it was Learned thursday by the United press. The move was interpreted As an other indication of the growing Power of the Federal Reserve Board Over the american economic Struc Titre. It will result in the 12 regional Federal Reserve Banks immediately transmitting to the Federal Reserve Board ail minute changes in economic conditions in which the Board May be interested. J previously economic divisions of the 12 Federal Reserve Banks scattered in key cities of the country have compiled periodical statistics of conditions within their own territories. Immediate reports under the new system this May be abandoned with reports for the Federal Reserve Board by a staff of economists and statisticians. The new plan of the Reserve Board to Center its statistical activities in Washington was foreshadowed recently when the boards research and economic division was split into three parts. Or. I Ruchlin Currie a Treasury adviser was named assistant director of the division of research and statistics Woodlief Thomas As head of an economics division and or. Carl e. Parry As chief of a division of Security Loans or. E. J a. Golden Weiser Long time director j of the boards economics division j was named head of the two former i offices. Interpret findings it will be Goldenweiser s duties to interpret reports of the new i i visions for the Benefit of the Board As so to obtain Quot up to the minute Quot developments in the country a economic activities. It will take approximately a year to Complete the Reserve hoards consolidation of economic report i ing data. The 12 regional Banks j probably will abandon the monthly j reporting of economic changes within their respective districts. The move is similar to the establish in by the administration of the Central statistical Board for the collection of economic Informa-1 Hon uncovered by government agencies. The new Reserve Board Agency however will be entirely Independent of the Federal government and will Likely Issue period Cal reports of contrition similar to reports now issued by the Reserve Board on the basis of information received in various sections of the country. Social science convention speakers Are convinced economic machine wont run without remodelling Chicago Mlp two thousand social scientists of 12 National societies delved thursday into the Workings of the Roosevelt recovery machinery discussing predictions by convention speakers that the depression wrecked economic machine never will run smoothly again unless it is boldly remodeler. The savants wednesday night heard prof. Charles e. Merriam University of Chicago political scientist assert that there is Little danger of an american dictatorship but that Lack of social planning May compel the writing of a plan Quot in blood and on the same program sponsored by the american economic association prof. William f. Of Burn of the University of Chicago predicted expansion of Powers of both government and Industry with greater Union Between them. The development he said would be beneficial to jibe entire social Structure. Economic Prosperity Ogburn said is dependent Only upon four factors a relatively Small population abundant natural resources inventions and efficient economic organization. America has the first three assets he pointed out and he predicted Advent of the fourth As a matter of reason and self preservation. The aka and aaa were criticized roundly As approaches to the problem by two other speak continued on Page five president will Powellton w. A. I the locomotive of a miners work train exploded As it approached the it Elkhorn Pim vocal company a mine Here thursday. The explosion followed by a blasting Jet of steam from the broken boiler killed 13 men Ami injured 42 others in the four coach train which a owned and operated by the mining company. There were 330 workers in the coaches 53 in the first car which bore the Brunt of the explosion. Tile Blas let Loose a half mile from the mine at 6 30 a. In. As the train stood Between two private houses near the right of Way both houses were damaged the locomotive boiler was shot upward As the Crown shield blew away and descended with a resounding Roar on the first passenger coach bursting As it struck and sending jets of swishing live steam into the cars and High into the air. The injured were placed four in a room in the Small Coal Val i Ley Hospital at Montgomery. Sev in of them suffered fractured skulls. The workers train makes a Dally run from a Point near Montgomery thru communities near Here taking the miners to their Shaft. Hospital attendants at Montgomery were hampered in. Their work by the distressed throng of men women and children who sought to learn the Fate of relatives. Powellton is in the heart of the Rich bituminous mining urea of Southern Kanawha Aud North a re Fayette counties. Ohio Bank robbed Marysville o. It the Marysville commercial Bank Here was held tip at Yoou thursday by three men who obtained about $15,000. I in lose lives As cold sweeps ifs. Wrecks occur Relief shelters jammed Chicago crib a cold that has taken More than 250 lives in three Days and filled Relief shelters to overflowing in every major City enveloped All but extreme Southern sections of the United states thursday. Moderate temperatures came with morning to a narrow Belt of the Middle West but a new and More severe cold wave was dropping Down out of the Northern Rocky mountains. A 57-mile an hour Gale lashed the Eastern coast driving a tramp Steamer from Anchorage in new York Harbor and toppling chimneys Trees and outdoor signs in Boston. Chicago Detroit hit the storm s Center swept Over Chicago and Detroit thursday morning bringing Zero temperatures to the Lake states. Chicago thermometers dropped to Zero at Midnight. A North wind churned the great lakes into heavy seas that Delsi opted car ferry schedules and piled great ice floes on South pm shores. Major tragedies attributed to tile cold in its 4s-hour Progress across the Eastern half of the country were the wreck of two Canadian National Railroad trains near Hamilton ont., with death of 15 persons killing of seven motorists by a Canadian National grand trunk train in suburban Chicago and the deaths of two More motorists in a similar Accident at Belleville Iii. Cold that froze a switch mechanism was blamed for the Canadian wreck and steamed automobile windows and ice covered pavements for the other two. Relief refuges swamped Blue faced men and women jammed refuges in every City of the stricken area. Illinois Engerg ency Relief authorities said transient shelters had More applications for help in 24 hours than in any other equal period since Jan. I. The Northwest where wednesday the Mercury fell to 39 below Zero at Eveleth Minn and 34 below at devils Lake n. D., experienced mild temperatures thursday As a Bell of warm air swept eastward behind the first cold wave. It was Only 12 below at Devil s Lake. Warn of new cold wave Des Moines fib rapidly temperatures thursday took Iowa out of the Arctic zone into which the Middle West. Was transformed by the Christmas cold wave. The weather Bureau warned however that a recurrence of the cold wave was on the Way. Quot temperatures will fall again thursday night a forecaster Charles i. Reed said Quot but they Low a. Over the hoi i cited a minimum of t of the state lie Corn Breeding opportunities outlined Here Quot opportunities for Corn Breeding work for Iowa farm boys Quot were outlined thursday by prof. H. Hughes head of the Iowa state College farm crops depart meat at the annual 4-h boys Short course and convention Here. And As a result of an announce rent made by professor Hughes hundreds of 4-h club boys will have Small Corn Breeding plots of their own next year. that the boys May become acquainted with the mysteries of Corn Breeding work the farm tops subsection of the Iowa agricultural Experiment station will furnish seed to them. Seed supplied to the boys will include that of four inbred lines which will go to make up a hybrid suitable to their areas of the state a common hybrid to grow in comparison with their Home variety two inbred lines of Sweet Corn two inbred lines of pop Corn and two bags to be used in making Quot self Quot and Quot Crossings Quot will also be Given to the boys. The annual livestock and Grain judging contests were held thursday morning. Announcement of the winners will be made Friday afternoon at the closing session of the Short course. Total registration is 549. Larg est county delegations registered included 43 from Boone anti 25 from Black Hawk. Lewis a Nelson of Goldfield Wright county club boy was the first Delegate to Register. Sixty seven counties Art represented. T entering in the w ill not go As he eve Zero Over no coldest weal Northwest. The Rise in temperature from wednesdays frigid readings started wednesday night and continued thru the night until at to. In. Thursday a maximum of 21 degrees above Zero was registered at Des Moines the highest temperature in the state for the 24 hour continued on Page two will attempt to keep sober new years eve Des Moines imm every Effort will be expended new years eve to keep Iowa motorists sober mrs. Alex Miller Secretary of state an i bounced thursday after appointing 1 15 patrolmen to watch the High i ways and arrest Drivers who show j s Gas of intoxication. The men will work from to p. In. Until the next Day mrs. Miller i stated. Lew Wallace superintend i pm of the state motor vehicle department also issued a warning telling motorists to clean their License plates. He said thousands i of cars in Iowa could not be Dis a to anguished by peace officers because the License plates were Coy. Ered with mud and ice. They must be cleaned immediately or car owners guilty of the offence will be arrested and fined. Wallace asserted. Railway strike threat dispelled by Natl. Board Washington the a i Lional mediation Board thursday settled a threatened strike which i involved the Pacific electric rail Way company the Southern Pacific the Santa be and the Union Pacific railroads. The three Board members who have been in Loa Angeles for Sev Oral weeks obtained signed agree ments Between carriers and the brotherhood of Railroad trainmen and the brotherhood signalman of America whereby hours were shortened Aud wages were raised. The carriers estimated the set Dement would increase their operating expenses by $500,000 a year. Plot to murder kirov is bared Trotsky slated head of soviets Moscow lib a evidence that the assassination of Sergei kirov v As plotted a month in Advance and was designed to be the signal for a revolt that would put Leon Trotsky at the head of the soviet government was held thursday against 14 men awaiting trial before the dreaded military collegium of the supreme court. Leonid Mico Liev kirov s Assassin and two other members of the Trotsky Zinoviev a Raeney opposition group of communists were said to have admitted frankly that they planned to oust Josef Stalin head of the government Viacheslav Molotov president of the Council of Peoples commissars and Lazar Kaga Novitch of the political Bureau of the communist party As Well As to kill kirov. In their places would have been installed Trotsky now in exile in France Gregory Zinoviev and Leo Kamenev. The Trotsky group is pledged to foment world revolution by any Means whereas the party in Power believes that state socialism Best can be realized by entering All energies in Russia. It was charged that five men of the 14 indicted wednesday were concerned directly in the conspiracy to kill kirov. Plans for his murder it was alleged were drafted nov. I a month before kirov was Mico Liev the Assassin was said to have admitted that he wrote in his diary that he intended to because of a personal grudge in order to cover up the plot. Eight of the men under indictment members of the so called Leningrad group of opposition lists were alleged to have spread propaganda that Stalin Kaganovich. Molotov and kirov were mis governing the country that their removal by peaceful Means was ii pos sible and that resort must be made to terrorism. They hoped it was said that a counter revolution would break out when kirov was killed. National Pian studies Extension of Home and farm facilities Washington he a president Roosevelt plans to enlist the Aid of Congress in his Campaign to reduce Power rates it was Learned thursday from authoritative sources. His message to Congress next week which he expects to deliver in person probably will contain recommendations for a Broad plan of National Power development it was said. That the president has Long contemplated a legislative program to regulate private utilities was revealed thursday in the annual report of the Federal Trade commie Sion which disclosed a letter from he presid it on this subject. Urges report the letter to the commission s retiring chairman Garland s. Ferguson was dated april 26 and urged the commission to abruptly end its six year Utility investigation and report its findings and legislative suggestions to Congress not later than Jan. I 1935. Quot i direct you a the president wrote Quot to Complete this work which is under Way and to make these reports a part of Public records. I think it is of the greatest importance that your final report to Congress with your recommendations be submitted not later than Jan. I 1935.&Quot a month later Congress authorized the commission to continue its investigation but ordered it to submit its reports and recommendations by Jan. 7. 1933. Indicative of Tho broadening scope of the poster program the president let it be known he is studying proposals to extend operations of the electric Home and farm authority which finances Purchase of electrical equipment in connection with the Tva to a National Scab. River works another phase of the Many sided Power question was developed by the Mississippi Valley committees report that the government could a profitably spend $1,000,000,000 in the next 20 years on River works in the Mississippi the Federal Trade commission described the utilities propaganda drive As the Quot greatest Campaign continued a it a Page two t folic has insured accounts in 400 savings loan associations Washington lib folic newest of the new Deal s alphabetical agencies has become on of president Roosevlt a most important and least publicized experiments it is the Federal savings and loan insurance corporation whose chairman. John h. Fahey announced thursday has insured accounts in More than 4oo fed Erat savings and loan associations themselves a new develop meat of the new Deal. During lie last year and a half Fahey said More than too such associations with resources of about $140,000,000 have been chartered in 40 states. Applications of some 200 More old lint savings and loan societies to be come Federal institutions arc pending. Of their applications Are Grant a the total resource of the group will pass the $300,000,000 Mart was that and made exp Fedei the Ness. Officials said the plan growing Quot like a snowball Quot Only a Dent in the savings loan Field so far has been and that they expected the Trion program to make the a1 institution dominant in Mutual inure financing Busl most important Factor in the rapid growth of the Federal Bavin t Aud Luau association has been the frills. Which operates quietly on the seventh floor of the new Post office department building patterned in part after the Federal Deposit insurance corporation which insures the a continued on Page five Junior c. Of c. Elects four to director Board the ame Junior chamber of Commerce wednesday night elected four members to its Board of directors a follows Dale Pollock Wayne Cupps. Russell White and George Dunlap. Installation of the officers and directors will take place Jan. 9, the officers were elected Early tins month. De Bio retiring president appointed John Prather Roger Alley and de judge As a Coin Mitten to Complete arrangements for the installation and for a Buffet supper to be held the same night. Wives and friends of Mem hers will be imbed to attend on that occasion. Chairman while of the Christ Mas Basket project reported on the Success of that Public service performed by the organization. There were tit baskets delivered to needy families under direction of the committee 95 of which were made up by members from Large quantities of food stuff contributed separately there were 965 cans of food contributed thru the schools Aud churches All of Winch was distributed Christmas eve the out i buttons also included about $t0 in Cash which was used to buy meat and bread for the baskets. The chamber meeting wednesday night was concluded by a social hour and Oyster Stew feed provided by e. Yates and Stanley a Ferguson. Four probe begun in Railroad wreck Hamilton out Olk four separate investigations were begun thursday into the wry k of two Canadian National passenger trains in which 15 Christmas Day Mexcur zionists were killed Aud 32 other passenger injured some serious Coroner a h. Mullin of hat nil ton began an inquiry pending the official inquest to be held Here Jan. 4. Tile other investigations were conducted by Railroad officials the Ontario Provin rial police and the Dominion Board of Railroad commissioners. A aunt Lindy says the capital of the unit re states is supposed to be located in Washington but As a matter of fact ifs scattered out All Over the world. Military budget will escape me costs this year Over half billion Washington up a the army and Navy budgets Are expected this year to escape the administrations Economy program. Hundreds of thousands of Del i Lars Are being trimmed Rora ex-1 Pense estimates for other departments of government. But presi Dent Roosevelt evidently intends to reorganize the army and build the Navy to treaty strength with As Little delay As possible. far in this Calendar year the j army and Navy have silent in excess of $508,"00,000/ in addition to these Quot Ordinary expenditures Quot Bra since september 1933, has allocated approximately $370,000.-i 000 to the military Tarn a this fund is drawn upon As it in needed for ship construction Amy mechanization and improvement of military posts. The Navy obtained $277,339,000 from Bra of which $238,000,000 was earmarked for ship construe a Tion. The or nyx a share of pm a i funds was Iii,738.000. Most of which is being used for improvement of army posts the naval Bureau of aeronautics and the a i my air corps each received allot a ments of $7,500,000. Plans to take the profits out of War and otherwise bolster world i peace Are not expected to diminish National defense expenditures next i year

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