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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - December 29, 1934, Ames, Iowa Use classified ads a to buy sell Exchange heat Telephone 2400 Ames daily Tribune Quot times Story county a daily vol. 68 no. 152 official Ames and Story county paper Ames Iowa saturday december 29, 1934. United press wire service w Kai her a probably fair saturday night and sunday except local cloudiness. Slightly warmer sunday. Temperature Fri a 4 p. In. Is sat., 2 to 46 a. Rn., 8 above la a. In to. Precipitation Trace. Three cent army officers charged with graft charge american woman slandered Hitler in Public preliminary t rial is to be held at Frankenthal Behlin miss Elsa sit Tell 25, new York faced preliminary trial at Frankenthal saturday the charge that she slandered Adolph Hitler. On the result saturdays hearing will depend whether she will remain under arrest be paroled pending formal trial. Miss Sitwell was arrested last monday the Day after she left Paris to seek the parents she had not seen for to years. She has been held at w Alan Bohr it was Learned despite a statement by police that she had been indicted and imprisoned at another place they refused to name. The charge against miss Sitwell is Quot publicly insulting both Hitler and a customs guard who examined her Luggage. Port officials at Frankenthal informed the i cited Piess that miss Sitwell said Quot Hitler is Lewis descent Quot and that it is with making this statement that she is charged. American counsel general Douglas Jenkins took charge the Rase in miss sit Tell s interest saturday. Similar it ase circumstances were Semi those in the Case miss Lillian Steele Holly-calif., who had just arrived in the United Staten Atter months imprisonment. In miss Steele s Ca it a weeks before american authorities even Learned she was held. And months before they obtained Lier release charges Quot espionage a never formulated and never explained. News miss Sitwell s arrest ame dramatically in an unsigned Telegram Friday to the american University women s dub in Paris where she had been a idea. Quot prevent trunks going r. Miss Sitwell arrested tier Quot it said. Missi Tell had booked passage the liner Washington sailing for new York saturday sails for France officials the dub appealed to Tho american embassy at Paris and news the arrest was sent Ahu to consular authorities a in who knew nothing Mil Lellys imprisonment Mi-., smell was employed in new York in the Law offices it Davis i in. W by dwell Gardiner Aud re to which John w. Davis former democratic candidate for president Aud former ambassador to great Britain is a member she was engaged in translating Doc Junei a continued in Page i m a How 16 met death ill mine train blast i a Wallace urges govt. Control air corps chief a More production a Ili Aldust Xvi faces a charge. A a n unlikely As yet in la. O. I Tho shattered engine its Interior ripped out. Leaving Only says crop cutting has gone As far As it can Chicago Henry a. Wal lace Secretary agriculture Friday night Laid Down a three Point program for agriculture in 1935 which stressed 1. Glancing food supplies and livestock upset by drouth. 2. Adjustment relationship Between agricultural and Industrial prices. 3. Restoration foreign Trade in farm products. The second Point is Quot supreme importance a a he told the american statistical association. Its Gravity he said was suggested by the fact that in 1934 agricultural production was 15 per cent under that 1929 whereas Industrial production had decreased 40 per vent in the five years with a 40 per cent reduction in farm prices and Only a 15 per cent reduction in Industrial prices during the same period. Regarding his first Point he promised restrictions agricultural a wrecked Shell the ruin the locomotive boiler lying at the right i no aim St in two by the blast Are the ghastly reminders shown Here the explosion that killed 14 miners and two Engin Emen and injured 42 others at Mcdunn. W. A. The train was carrying 350 workers to the pus the klkhoi1mn/i/\c la,.1 j production forage Foo Ltd Wouri company when the boiler shot upward and descended with terrific Force the first coach. Car scalding Many the blast survivors. Copyright 1934 by United press Washington a administration plans to secure legislation designed to place production crude Oil under Federal control Are virtually for doomed the United press Learned authoritatively saturday. Confronted with the almost unanimous opposition the Industry itself and the recommendations the House interstate Commerce subcommittee advocates Federal control have virtually abandoned Hope for wider control Powers. The interstate Commerce subcommittee which has just completed an inquiry into All phases the Industry probably will recommend that Oil production control remain in the hands the states according to information received from a usually reliable source. The major Oil producing and refining corporations have joined Manv Independent producers in demanding that the government maintain a hands off policy regarding production control. Instantly live steam spurted thru the the Lar to Shobel Wood. Farm debtors Are Roosevelt dra to Mary Pickford warned rights legislation for j to divorce Doug forgotten Man advised to see county debt committee farm debtors Are again warned by the Iowa farm debt advisory Hartzell cannot decide whether Aco will no to go to prison copyright 1934, by United press Washington a president Roosevelt is drafting a legislative program to dedicate this session Council to be certain their rights j to the forgotten Man. Under both the Iowa moratorium j in it it week from saturday h will and the Frazier Lempke act j present his plans in general term before Permuting foreclosure judg men i a to Over Ake them their movie contest suit Hollywood a Mary pick foul and Douglas Fairbanks whose estrangement has been the talk Ream fron Ber sit dismal weather for Windup 1934 is expected Jas Moines cd temperatures in Iowa wavered near the Zero Mark saturday As indications pointed to a dismal passing 1934. Weather was indirectly re Ponsi Hie for two Iowa deaths during the past 24 hours. At Clinton Gardis Schroeder 7, died injuries received when his bled Slid under a truck Richard crabs 17, Haven port was killed when his sled went under a passenger Bun. A Reed citation in Des Moines and i Gull cd 17, died in a Hospital Fri bar Iowa cities accompanied by Day night after lie was scold eat ally falling temperatures caused pre shot while Hunting with Marvin carious traffic conditions Friday Peters the Cedar River four night and Early saturday. A thin Sheet ice evaporating saturday was sufficient to make automobile travel and walking dangerous. Keokuk was Iowa a warmest City i with 3 degrees. Charles City with j two degrees above Zero was the1 coldest. Precipitation was reported a1 Des Moines Keokuk Davenport and Dubuque but in negligible j amounts. I mortgages the following notice has been received from m. L. Bowman state executive chairman for the Benefit farm debtors in Story county i Quot no debtor should take the Frazier Emke provision without first having the advice the county farm debt advisory commit Lee. This committee will not hesitate to use it when necessary but it in not fall to the debtor to take the Fra Zier Lemke provision without first trying to make settlement. Committees effective Quot numerous cases have been filed under la Frazier Lemke provision i and afterwards the county farm debt advisory committee made set to Emu to which was much better tor the debtor. Therefore we warn All whose farm obligations Are threatening the posses bion their farm Home to see their county committee at once. Quot debtors have been unduly in Coin aged to file under the Frazier i Lemke provision when they should i have filed under the Iowa moratorium and vice versa. Whatever and. Vantage is taken either one i these provisions should be taken i before foreclosure goes to Devisee and judgment. Quot governor herring will ask the legislature to extend the Iowa mor i atrium Law until March i 1937 Many debtors Are undoubtedly suf i Felting because their failure to get in touch with their county farm debt advisory committee who will continued Page five youth killed in Hunting Accident i i a Les git y Clifford As the legislative schedule treated in detail it will propose a i definite program social i for the individual. I . Roosevelt defines his Security j objective As embracing i i. Proper housing. 2. Productive employment for i All Able to work. 3, Protection against misfortune j thru social insurance. It is a Long time program. Unemployment and old age pensions probably will ire the first realization it. A readjustment the i population by abandonment buttons agricultural acres and the migration hundreds thousands families to new Rural Homes would be Nei Pessary to achieve the n w living standards sought by the j new Deal. I the program was outlined by . Roosevelt in a message to con Gress june 8 this year suggesting what he would ask Tho new Congress convening next week liquor boards breakage loss under one pct. Des Moines u lha losses Sui feed by the Iowa liquor control commission by breakage Stock during september. October and j november totalled less than one per cent Tho value All stocks j chairman Harold Cooper reported j saturday. The value stocks lost thru j breakage in the three j $477.65 .029 i the breakage amounted to $180.77 and for the motion picture world for More than a year ate going to be divorced. Prospects a reconciliation vanished Friday night v Hen the actress j announced thru Ber attorney that j she would proceed with her Long j dormant divorce action shortly after the first the year. Preceding his announcement i Chicago Oil Money is rolling j in and life is comfortable for Oscar j Baron m. Hartz la. J so the Quot Barons a has not decided i whether he will go to the Federal Penitentiary at Leavenworth. He is scheduled to appear in less than two weeks says to government to begin a 10-year sentence for using the mails to defraud by claiming to be a direct t descendant sir Francis Drake. Quot i Hare no decided whether i Wright filed an affidavit in super j Gall go to prison not Quot Hartzell tor court to show that Fairbanks i a a. Had been served wry notice the . A a suit several months age. Have you any Hon r in the mat the suit originally was filed in ter inquired a report d it a Miles from Here. Peters said he aimed at a Rabbit. Gulck leaning Over to pick up another Rabbit Rose and Peters discharge Tore off the top Gullick s head. Peters a absolved any responsibility by investigating officers. Pkg lost Mon t i one per it for september $104.95, october november 191.93. La the value merchandise in stores the last Day the months respectively was $500,1 80, $563,522 64 and $580.92. T breakage for the three months Hod by stores included Moines $72.�>4 Burlington Muscatine $6.57 Boone Nevada $1.66. December 1933. In the years interval reports circulated periodically that there would be a it conciliation the screens onetime a Ideal Fairbanks will not contest the suit. Just what Factor influenced j Quot America s sweetheart Quot to decide to prosecute the suit want a matter speculation but Many believed her decision was hastened by the recent divorce obtained in London by in it re Ashley. He named Fairbanks in the suit which was not contested. Wright refused to Dis cuss this version. Fairbanks is charged with extra me mental cruelty miss pick Ford complained that he absented himself from Home for Long periods Ile is reported planning another his world junkets now. He went to new York two weeks ago to inspect a Schooner with a View to sailing it around the world. Other reports Are that he plans to return to London altho he re cantly divested himself holdings in a British film company. Fairbanks has steadfastly refused to comment rumours he May marry lady Ashley. Miss Bickford s name has been linked i meant really with that buddy Rogers former film juvenile. Miss Pickford married Fairbanks in 1920 after she divorced owe Moore. Fairbanks previously was divorced by mrs. Beth Sully Fairbanks Mother Douglas Fairbanks . Quot certainly i have a Hartzell a sounded. The Quot Barons was convicted in Sioux City and Reb used bail until sentence is pronounced prob continued Page two a consumer class starts thurs will meet two nights each week t e first class in the new course the problems the consumer buyer w hich Iowa state College is offering free to the Public in con met Ion with the adult education program will be held next thurs Day evening at 7 3o in the Ames senior High school building. The classes continue each tuesday and thursday evening thru March 12. While the division Home economics at Iowa state i sponsoring and planning the course and prodding the instruction staff the Story county Consumers Council has actively forwarded the Moe education which the need for this in a test your knowledge Einstein Apt to be most famous person twentieth Century seek lost air liner in Hills Central n. I meat for const j has Awa Kemu course. Tile course nod will Inch lessons the consumer and i Ance to be it j sons sped two agent i a be five t As tents ale two i import cons bowed i Ile buying s for cot he con sit Lively plan introductory lice the timer ignore eight leak prob. Is Turner guid Toner and the eluding Oik s own Initia can you answer seven these test questions turn to Pae six for the answers. 1. Where is mount Hood 2. Who wrote Quot David Copper Field Quot 3. Where and what is Rotten Row i. On which the great lakes is Cleveland o.? 5. What is bakelite 6. When was the White House first occupied and by whom 7. Name the living widows presidents. 8. Do the Niagara Falls Ever freeze so people May walk up to them 8 what five states Lead in population to. What does the word do Moor cd mean i have let Frida us much ii is rugged As Defit gets to age time enough to einsteins lecture saw a Man who looks a poet As a scientist medium height and build. His hair g still it Tho comb As it was first visit to America in Pittsburgh Hajj nothing grow with the a exists in the Una but Energy. Theta fort Mir j the atoms matter Are bottled i Energy Energy which under proper conditions can be release de. The Sun shines because the Energy locked it in matter is i being released and As a results.,the Sun loses 4,000,000 tons ofi.1�-1 by v j weight every second. Is More deeply lined but his sense these notions fundamental to Kumoi is still As keen As Ever. At Princeton University pro i lessor Einstein leads a quiet life. Once last summer he was re i ported walking Down the Street i eating an ice Cream Cone. La enjoys doing simple informal things and above All playing i Syracuse n missing american Senger plane Carr and two passenger aground covered saturday plane he occupant Pattie police is tween ii i Ai ii Quot. Or a a lines Pas two pilots Gers was believed somewhere Iii the Snow ills Central new York officials feared the i been wrecked and it killed. Of farm arched All Albany and Condor Wath a to i ii route recuse twentieth Century science grow out the theories the intellectual Giani who visited Pittsburgh this week prof. Albert Einstein relativity Fame. W to the twentieth Century will be remembered in the Twenty first Century there la Only one name upon which authorities today agree. It is the name Einstein. Just us the Fame sir Isaac Newton grew As the passage centuries unfolded the importance his work r.the Fame Einstein it is generally agreed will his violin. His lecture Friday a in the Little theater the Cai Negie Institute technology before an invited audience 400 mathematicians and physicists. His subject was a an elementary proof the theorem concerning continued Page two be i the dying when it reported itself lost by radio. Friday night. The machine was heard several Nimeh and its radio stuttered vainly trying to break thru Static it had enough Gas Olyne to stay aloft the e hours which would in a been at 1 a a. All airports Veu the smallest were checked by state police pi-1 Given its said a Safe Landing in the Hills at Vighi in Snow virtually i was impossible. The plane left Syracuse at 7 29 p. Rn., in route to Albany. It appeared to have vanished j ter pacing within to mites Utica n y., and nearby villages. I government and a col the consumer i live i further not b e the copra be found in the new const column which is to appear w Eek in the Tribune inn a Ning next week. The Ami column is to bring to the co i buyer in formation value As answers to questions at moots from consume i s. The Consumers column Ned As a cooperative enter i tween the Council the Nev j the merchants and the col i the City Aud county. The i All lies in the under Tai earnestly sought. Everyone ested is invited to contrib i Gest ions As to what shall a i cd and discussed. Be few during 1935, but cautioned against Quot wholesale and thoughtless the third problem he declared Quot simmers Down to the willingness j unwillingness american business and agricultural interests to permit increased a for the people a great credit i nation a he said Quot to plead for 1 exports in one breath and in the i next breath to make imports impossible simply does not make sense. America still must choose Between the two and the time for i choosing is g thing regarding his second Point Wallace insisted agriculture has gone Quot As far As it can in raising prices by reducing next years program he pointed out Calls for an increase in Supply. I Quot any further increase in agric Quot Rural income a he said Quot Den Nils primarily upon a substantial increase in Industrial production i which in turn Means higher con sinner purchasing Power and great i National income. A a agriculture during the coming year will probably produce within 90 per cent 1929. Will Industry do As Well if it does then not 1 Only agricultural prices and in come will improve but Industry itself and the whole people will a to per cent increase in Industrial production is necessary he said to erase the Disi it Arity Between i agricultural and Industrial prices. Wholesale automobile prices during 1934, he said were about 17 per cent $110, below those 1929, w Hile the volume produced for Sale was 50 per cent lower. Quot analysing the Supply and demand Factor for the commodity As we do for Cotton hogs in order to see clearly the relation volume to Price it appears that the demand for automobiles As measured by i he decline in National inform theoretically lowered the level automobile prices about j $255, the effect reducing the i volume by to per it was to support the Price level by about $145, thus producing a net actual decline j Only $110. Quot the question Gross re continued Page five j construction for week is $400,000 j Dek Moines Idi a two Large projects pushed the Iowa construct i Hon total up to i $4"3,474 Mark for the Wick ending Friday dec i 28, according to w. Crowley Geo rotary the contractors cod a i Thorley. The biggest contract an $180,000 i Grain elevator for the Penick and Ford was re co., Registe 290 be k a i Orosi Skeleton found in Metal Cage mystery is intriguing to antiquarians Hempstead n. Y., try antiquarians came to Hempstead saturday to solve the mystery the Skeleton by the Iron Cage. The gruesome evidence Many a cruelty to Man was excavated from a Hempstead vacant lot. Within a crude Cage made crossed horizontal and vertical Iron bars that had a ring in its top. Apparently for suspension. Was a human Skeleton. Protruding from a Hole just b Low the Light Eye socket in the cd. To ten a an Iron Spike six inches Long. Both Skeleton and Cage gave evidence being centuries old. The Bones crumbled and some fell into dust when exposed to air. The Teeth and Skull alone were sound. Hempstead one the oldest settlements in the East was founded in 1620. Within the memory Man the lot where the Cage was found has never been occupied by any Structure. The discovery appealing vividly to imagination invoked much speculation. Some thought the Skeleton was that a slave a convict subjected to the harsh a Gal penalties colonial times. Others thought it might be that a respectable citizen captured by pirates and subjected to piratical barbarity. May be Freak exhibit the sceptical recalled that about 50 years ago the lot was used by travelling Freak shows and suggested that Skeleton and Cage might be abandoned theatrical paraphernalia. The Cage was so constructed that its victim could neither stand lie prone sit. The bars hammered antique Iron were one and a half inches thick. There were four horizontal bars and four vertical bars. They were compressed at the neck bottle like so As to form an enclosure just Large enough for a human head. The front the Cage was hinged to permit j entry the victim. It was similar to the torture j cages used by Hie Spanish Induisi j Nationn were Hon and in Germany during Medie Corn Muttee t Many at Cedar rapids stored by the j. K. Metcalfe Chicago 111 four firms d the contract the $146, Ige treatment Plant at inefficiency dem will press for full exposure Case Washington it a a War de. Apartment scandal affecting the National defense Shook official a Washington saturday. Secretary War George h. Dem and a Federal grand jury indicated they would press for full exposure and stringent action. The final report the House military affairs committee was submitted to Congress after eight months painstaking investigation War department purchasing methods. It involved two High army officers unnamed and revealed that maj. Gen Benjamin d. Foulois chief the army air corps faced a sweeping investigation by the army inspector general into charges the committee that he had been Quot inefficient and Quot testified falsely Foulois was distinctly not involved in the report with the graft charges. To grand jury Federal District attorney Leslie c. Garnett said saturday that Quot if conditions Are As i understand they Are i shall present the committees evidence to the grand he referred specifically to committee charges that High ranking officers other than Foulois had accepted Loans Money gifts from lobbyists in return for alleged information regal Ding army contracts. Foulois Case was separated by the committee from those involving unnamed a High ranking tile Veteran flier who Heads the air corps was accused last june by the special investigating subcommittee Quot wilfully and deliberately violating existing Law in the Purchase air planes and aircraft his removal was asked this basis and others including a find by the committee that r St Superior officers wilfully Hytten Effting to deceived the committee. Widespread lobbying a dramatic altho nebulous picture widespread lobbying activities in connection with government contracts was presented by the committee in its report. Quot Loans Money and gratuities various sorts have been offered officials for Advance information Quot the report said adding that the condition existing was Quot deplorable a a detrimental to National defense efficiency and tended to bring the Quot Complete government procurement system into one High officer the committee said had burned at. His Home a secret contract specifications document after showing it to an interested dealer. Another the report alleged conferred with a fugitive from Justice knowing at the time the sought for lobbyist was wanted for questioning by the committee. The report indicated the officer had sought the conference to silence possible production evidence showing he had obtained an alleged $2,500 loan from the fugitive. Government business has thus too often been carried Quot in hotel rooms lobbies and private Homes government officers and said the report adding that the contract methods used have had a tendency Quot to corrupt weak government officials As Well As dealers and new regulations legislation and new array regu recommended by the Center army contract responsibility and to make competitive bidding More prevalent especially so in the latter Case standardized equipment could be bought. Legislation to extend the statute limitations beyond three years in connect to with govern men officials involved in sushi i will inters each begin if this sum Erie Well in be Aper tigers id a is inter port Val times. The victim in those dark arts was suspended in the Cage within sight a jeering popu lace until starvation brought death. The lot where the Cage was found had been partly excavated for top soil. Two boys Edward Gorman 9, and Rudy Powers 8, saw the suspension ring projecting j cof it us contract deals was urged. From the ground they pulled. It it the committee it was under gave leaving a Hole in the top stood kept the name officers in the Cag thru which they saw the j Yov Jcj secret in order not to Hind Skeleton and told their parents a Jar inquiry who called police. J dered by dem dec. 13. How Ever it was understood that the evidence assembled in the secret hearings would be turned Oier to he District attorney for possible continued Page two Reed s formula puts Iowa in unusually warm Belt next May pier 0 by a to b to Bur the Basket it Favorat a. I re Neath rent mid a by intent the nation is going dry next a Dur but recurrence the which inaugural i Routh according d. Iowa a Federal Iii ski we London Patch to the that Lenin Day i i i Leo Kame i soviet gov counter re vol Ugloi been exiled for Winter so exiled which Dot this 50 Miles severe Snow raging at thur a Riga Dis daily mail a i sorted and newspapers Frt a a gory Zinovi v Aud a arrested by t the a Ament for a it ged uti onary acts had Quot to a Climata Good in Countryside Utica at a a Rue rid. Lect atom time. In the critical planting there will be no devastating heat Ltd last hummers to Charlesd id meteorologist. Doing a Little Long Range fore canting for the american meteorological society in session Here with the american association for the advancement science the Iowa Weatherman reduced anticipated weather for May 1935, to a simple formula it is quasi .41x plus 31.6. If you Are adept at mathematics the formula Means that Quot a Quot is the required May temperature and Quot Xis the average temperature the preceding june. If you look in the Back the Book for the answer instead figuring it you get a conclusion warmer and drier than Norma in the Middle West which. Retd explained is highly advantageous to newly planted crops. Reeds formula was evolved from nudes that indicate that the weather moves in an elect n month Cycle. When june is ext optionally warm the follow i Rig May la months later is Likely to in warmer and drier than usual. The sequence is strongest in Minnesota where 16 17 cases have proved the Reed thesis Correct. Over the entire Missouri and upper Mississippi valleys Reed s studies show expectations for next May Are about As follows usually warm South Dakota Minnesota. Nebraska Kansas Iowa Illinois and Indiana quite warm North Dakota pretty warm Wisconsin warm Missouri. May xxx ill be much drier than usual in a Belt from Nebraska to Ohio. North Dakota and Minnesota will be pretty dry Wisconsin lid South Dakota fairly dry. Mich Hist May 1935, is no to be i Igan and Missouri drier limn Quai. I aunt Lindy says some say the shark a the first fish and it begins to look like he might also be the last

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