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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - February 8, 1950, Ames, Iowa Ames weather foggy with drizzle or Snow ending by mid afternoon. High this afternoon about 3 8. Slowly i i at ing this evening and tonight with fog forming again by morning. Low tonight near 28. Partly Cloudy thursday. High near 40. Ames daily Tribune if you miss your paper Call the Tribune office phone 2100 Between 6 00 and 7 . And one will be delivered of special delivery. And the Milepost vol. 83�?no. 188 United Presa wire service Ames. Iowa wednesday february 8, 1950 official Ames and Story county paper five cents train car collision kills Budde couple All four networks will provide shows for by Bob Sprinkle As Long As there Are big i owns and Little ones there probably will be continuing arguments a to which has the greatest advantages and the most attractive features. The controversy never will be settled to the satisfaction of All but for myself ill take the Community that is Small enough not to be regarded As a Metropolis. The Bigge a place does have certain Undene Hie assets that Are not common to the smaller Urban areas Blit the same is True in reverse. However i think the argument was Best summed up recently in the news of Rounceville w. A / a the difference Between life in a big town and a Small town was pretty smartly defined by a Small boy who after living for a year in a smaller town went Back for a visit to the City where he was born and was taunted by his former chums about being a a country m a lie floored Mem with a Brief catechism did you Ever ride on a fire truck to a real fire no. Wail i have. Did you Ever ride in the dal car with the chief of polled no. Well i have and right on the front seat. Did you Ever look up for an air plane and know the Pilot was looking for you to dip his Wing to you no. Well i have. A a there Wasny to a darned thing the City boys could come Back with. 8ut be the town big or Little combined they go to make up the United states which has become quite a country since the Days of its birth. Its not official yet but the 1950 census is certain to show a present Day population Well Over 150,000,000, or almost double in hat it was at the Start of the 20th Century. Thus the numerical gain in the a i Hor in the last 6 years has been As great As in nearly 306 years Between the cd olo tial settlements and 1900. But the rate of population gain in the past half Century has varied widely Over the country. First among the states in this respect is California the present population of which is More than seven times what it was in 1900. As a result California now ranks second in population having advanced from 21st place at the turn of the Century. While Iowa has had a below average growth Arizona has six times its 1900 population and the state of Washington five times with the figures for Florida just a Little Short of that. The populations for Oregon and Nevada have More than quadrupled since 1900. For the far West As a whole the population is five times what it was 60 years ago. At the lower end of the scale was Vermont with an increase of less than to percent in 50 years and Iowa and Nebraska with increases of about 20 percent. The other Day the state fire marshal went to Marshalltown and made an investigation that resulted in a warning that should interest every Householder in so Story county and elsewhere. Fire marshal Zack Cook found it necessary to warn of the dangers involved when dwellings Are insulated with non moisture proof and inflammable insulation. It Irno to Likely that you will run into that threat if you Are dealing with a reputable dealer but it May pay you to make certain. Moisture proof insulation will float on water. It helps keep Walls and sidings dry. Insulation that is not moisture proof accumulates moisture and will eventually ruin the plaster in a House Cook said. You can test the Quality of your insulation. If it Burns when touched with a match it is not fire resistant As claimed by manufacturers. If the material does not float and if it absorbs moisture immediately when placed under water it is not moisture proof. The test is that simple and you should make it in the interest of your own safety. M can you name the six biggest businesses in the world i hey Are Swift and company a amp a Sears Roebuck general motors Standard Oil of new Jersey and it. S. Steel but they Are not listed in the order of their size. On a Rock in a Field in Kansas is a plaque on which there is a tiny Triangle and inside the Triangle there is a Dot. This has been used for More than 50 years As the basis of every Triangle draw by surveyors Over the entire United states. One of the tax groups has figured out that when you buy an inexpensive suit of clothes you pay 116 different taxes.,chinese proverb contracts have been it signed with Over Woi to would be made lat expected to to Complete Loames four networks for television shows i or after conference with network j and shows will then be brought to be transmitted by Woi to. The officials but a Many of the Well directly to to to. Television station of Iowa state known television show a Are sex since Woi to College. Petted to be on the schedule. This announcement was made i. Today by or. Charles k. Frt lev i bhow8 we a a a brought a to College president. I0&Quot Sylle Collee by the networks with which contracts k ne8c�p�or have been signed Are National a food thl 18 a Roc a bar we cd television show 3 Are put on film and corresponds to a transcription in regular radio broadcasts. Nearly All television stations except those in the East and in Chicago now receive television shows in this manner. Broadcasting company american broadcasting Compaq Columbia broadcasting system and ii Mont. These four companies Are the Only television networks available in television. College offi it dais said that announcement of the names of the shows which would appear started its pattern tenting last month the Eta Tion has received More than Soo responses from 160 communities most of which Are from 60 to 75 Miles in All directions from Ames. By october a coaxial however there so far have been four responses from Minnesota two from Albert Lea and one each from Austin and Murdock. Sets in Kansas Missouri and be i Braska also have picked up the Cable is i local stations tests. Budde car mangled by passenger train at Gilbert Bank loses $130,000 to two robbers Phoenix Ariz. Chi a two men held up the Bank of Douglas today and escaped with $130,000 in Cash after they had imprisoned seven employees inside the building the men carried the Money away in a Large garbage can. They left the Bank walked casually Down the Street and is kids a go soft Coal for skating talks Are program resumed an additional night of roller j skating for the eager Beaver Washington lib a John l. Skating club was announced to in so Coa operators re Day by the Ames playground com Umed direct negotiations this Afasa death Rode the rails last night a a Chicago and North Western passenger train slowed into a car at Gilbert crossing instantly killing one of the railroads own passenger and freight agents and his wife. George r. Budde. Ii and his wife Elsie 48, died when their car was driven into the path of the southbound train about 10 10 . Tuesday. The couple had resided at >610 ninth Street. The car was hit broadside by the front end of the engine and was carried about a third of a mile before the train could Stop. According to or. R. H. Mordaunt of Nevada who was just appointed county Coroner late tuesday the couple was killed instantly. Mrs. Budde who was reported to be driving the car was thrown from the car about too Yards South of the crossing while or. Budde was pinned in the wreckage. His body was still in the mangled car when the above Pic Ture was taken less than half an hour after the Accident occurred. Trainmen said that the car did not attempt to slow Down at the crossing and that the couple probably did not see the train approaching. The trainmen did not see the car in time to even apply Braker. The train was about 25 minutes behind schedule. According to reports in unidentified Man said he was driving West toward the crossing at the Southeast Corner of Gilbert when he noted the train coming and saw that another car was behind him As he drove Over the crossing. Looking in the rear View Mirror he said the Budde cards headlights suddenly disappeared from his Mirror. He thought the car had stopped and that the train was blocking his View of the headlights but then saw after the train passed that the car was not on the other Side of the creasing. The Road approaching the crossing on the East has Road blocks on the westbound Lane of traffic and it was believed that while going around the Barrier near the train mrs. Budde s attention was diverted from the crossing. There is no signal Light at the crossing to warn Drivers of an approaching train but is a common wooden a Marker on a pole. Wreckage was not cleared from the track until 11 15 ., and the train continued toward Ames five minutes later. The bodies were taken to Adams funeral Home. Budde was appointed agent for freight and passenger service Here in january of 1944. Until his death he had been associated with the Chicago and Northwestern company for 31 years. Funeral services will be held Friday at to . In the Adams funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Photo by Don Derrick Tribune caped in an automobile with Cali fornia License plates. Police reconstructing the crime Geouge it. Hidde methodist Church officiating. Burial will be at Belle Plaine. La. Robert a Pinnell of the first said the Holdup men one a negro and the other a mexican forced their Way into the Bank by overpowering a janitor when he reported for work at 6 30 . They stayed in the Bank binding other employees and Locking them in closets As the employees re ted for work. H James Wise Bank at 7 4n in him to open he vault and hand Over All the currency. They locked Wise in the vault before fleeing. Bank officials said the loot included $3,000 in 50 and too Dollar Bills. The rest was in denominations from $10 to $20. The bandits scooped up the Money and tossed it into the can Hank continued on Page eleven Mission. The unexpected Large number of children taking part in the program has necessitated two nights of skating each week for elementary children according to Kenneth Wells coordinator of recreation. Beginning next week elementary children from Roosevelt Crawford and line sin schools will skate from 4 to 6 . Tuesdays at skate land. Children from Welch Beard swear Whittier St. Cecilia and Franklin will skate wednesday from 4 to 6 . Will Engelland High school to a Truster will is Iii Ofcar of tot groups. The Junior Horti skid tar Esteb i Elf of will begin thursday this week. With a skate scheduled from 6 30 to 9 00 . Lemoon at the request of president Truman a fact finding Hoard. The Board set up under Tbs Taft Hartlev Law did not ask Lewis to Send his 400,000 striking miners Back to work. The request a and agreement to resume direct contract negotiations came Lese than two hours after the Board began hearing both Side in the contract dispute. If the renewed negotiations col lapse and operators were not too hopeful they would be of any use. President Truman will seek a court order next monday in an Effort to get the miners Back on Tbs Job for about 80 Days. Pm operators Board names new Coroner for county or. R. H. Mordaunt Nevada was appointed to the office of county Coroner late tuesday afternoon by the Story county Board of supervisors. The appointment was made following the resignation of or. Grace Hawthorne now of Atlantic la., whose letter reached de j. Kelley county attorney Early tuesday. Charges had been filed against or. Hawthorne requesting that she be suspended from office because she a neglected and refused to perform the duties of her of \ pressed. They clamped a new the county attorney said strangle hold on the Berlin Supei that her Case would be dismissed Highway and held up More than j 200 trucks within six hours this morning after letting traffic flow normally from before dark to mid night. West German police at the Helmstedt checkpoint said today a Jam began at 3 a. In. When rub just about every phase of Community life studied by City plan commission . Airlift planes Start practising Berlin up a huge american Airlift transport planes roared Over Europe in practice flights today As a reminder to the russians that they still Are available. The russians appeared unit by Rita Torgerson Tribune staff writer with one foot in the past the1 other in the present and eyes to j the future members of the City i plan commission a group of civic i minded citizens who devote their talents to Long Range Community planning Are engaged in a continuous Effort to make sure that j a you la like Ames a. The projects the commission takes under its Wing to study include almost every phase of Community life. To coordinate their past and present studies with Fu-1 morality play by College sell Canadian potatoes dump . Grown spuds a Quot i she was elected to the office in november 1948, and moved from Story county shortly after that time. Since then the county has not had an acting Coroner. Or. R. H. Mordaunt is associated with the Huston Mordaunt and Ruble clinic at Nevada. continued on Page eleven wires tapped for cracking Fuchs Case Washington . A the Fri cracked the Fuchs atomic spy Case by wire tapping congressional sources disclosed today. No details Are available. Mem Ture objectives they Are develop Congress who Reteia a 01� a Pii. A rep from Fri director my a a master plan for the City of Ames. When completed the master plan will be a comprehensive report of the improvements and changes citizens of Ames can expect to take place in the next 30, 40 or 50 years. The commission thus fills the need for a i j. Edgar hot r Are pledged to secrecy. But reliable congressional sources said the initial tip off on or. K. P3. J. Fuchs the British scientist new Orleans u pm a fruit broker imported and put nearly one million pounds of Canadian potatoes on the new Orleans Market today As the . Government sweated out the a a dumping of 40,- 000.000 pounds of surplus spuds Joseph segari supervised the unloading of 864.800 pounds of Canadian potatoes from a swedish ship Here yesterday. He said he could swing a Deal like that cheaper than he could buy any of the huge surplus from Maine or Idaho. Because potatoes won t keep in storage like Cotton wheat or naval stores the government is buying the surplus for two cents a Pound. Then it offers them Back to the Farmers for Token payments of As Little As one cent per too pounds. The Farmers must dump them themselves. The Farmers May draw As much As $50,000,000. For the and Western operators to i liar by the clock. Chairman David l. Cole said the Board asked that the disputants resume negotiations because a we think the Juhue in entitled either to have a contract or have a pretty Good explanation Why the parties Are incapable of working oat such an Cole said his 3-Roan Hoard created monday after the miners went on a full fledged strike a will not an experimental play in two participate directly in the Confer acts will be presented by the Iowa it aces except As observers a state College theater the week the agreement to resume be ends of feb 16, 17, 18 and 23, 24, came after Lewis inter 25, at the theater workshop. A traffic signals by a. M. Drummond is a modern morality in two movements written As a comment on current life the play i reflects the philosophy of its author through the use of symbolic characters such As a time a a Man a a Methusalem a a Diogenes a a St. Peter a Gabriel a Etc. The first act takes place around a safety Island in a Large City the crowds come and go As various characters step from their i midst to deliver their messages. The second set plays at the Gates of heaven. This will be the second a it Ftp t continued on Page two postage stamp Deal is checked by Fri agents Washington Ile postal inspectors a a investigated the time Case of a rid f. Ambrose who that a traffic signals will be pre was forced to his High Post seated in its entirety. It was first office Post because of postage presented by the Cornell drama stamp deals wit speculators tic club of Cornell University in the Fri had a no comments on 1936. Reports that it too is looking into two Ames students will lend the operations which were sad their talents for the play. They 10 involve huge Suras of Money Are William Merrill son of or Ambrose is a Nephew by mar and mrs. R. E. Merrill 822 Hodge stage of sen. Joseph c. Of a and Lyla Day daughter of or. Honey d., wye., and until last rail freight rates May have slip and mrs. Accused of giving atomic secrets to be j jnt0 the crazy economics of just a continued on Page eleven Russia came from a tap of a Tele phone conservation. Hoover and his a men have been wires continued on Page Tho the segari situation although he refused to comment on shipping prices. Steel for example can come Down the Mississippi River cheaper by Barge than by rail. Street. Tickets May be purchased at the main desk. Memorial Union. Or at Judisch Brothers pharmacy. All seats will be reserved. Legionnaires to meet at Mccallsburg the Story county Council of the american legion will meet thursday night at 8 . In the i Mccallsburg legion Hall. Tom Anderson sixth District commander from Indianola is to be a Spei Ial guest and will give a message. Iseli a continued on Page eleven Protection harbours against 4 Ames boys is a. # lit ii i appointed to russian atomic mines urged student rank a a a tramp steamers to carry fission the Treasury trying or Hydrogen bombs into a target plug tax a a loopholes reduction the following film will be Vai e the by a Bors of pm a a shown Quot out of the frying pan Natrona Quot the tramp it earners Rar ing the firing line Quot the Beau no atomic bomb., Tifful caverns of Luray and the University of Chicago pro Quot what is a contract a Fessor urge formation of a Union All Story county legionnaires of Western democracies and said Washington a Elf a scientist _ Harold c. I Rev toll it engross to a Arbor feasible. He said Russia special tax Day that Russia Max try to in undertake such atomic har percent. Bor mining to Force european nations out of the Atlantic pm act. Appropriations Are ing. Urged to attend this meet four Ames boys have been appointed to student officer rank in to the Navy unit at Iowa state col wants this siege. Cut to 15 Richard Reynolds son of or. I and mrs D. Reynolds r. R. 3, r. D. Day 618 twelfth month was special assistant to j postmaster Jesse m. Donaldson. Donaldson told the United press last night that he demanded and received a Ambrose s resignation from the $10,000-a-year Job on Jan. La. He said he accepted it a with prejudice which is Tanta mount to removal a tells whole Story Donaldson said that at o Mahoneyq a insistence Ambrose came to him and made a clean breast of the whole affair. According to the postmaster general Here s the five Ames girls have been Tutti-1w�? the scheme worked ated into Phi Upsilon Omicron Ambrose approached several Home economics professional Fra speculators Donaldson said Teruty at Iowa state College. The Are a apparently gamblers Ami showed them a catalogue listing special commemorative stamp at higher prices than their actual value. He told the a a speculators that. If they put a the Money be 5 Ames girls initiated into Phi u. They Are Esther and Eleanor and mrs. R. W. Breckenridge. 2236 storm Margaret Wallace daughter of or. And mrs. James a appropriations the House and Bernard Everett on of or the atom and melt other meats congressional develop committee approved $78,885,000 extra for the atomic Energy commission to Speed its expansion program. Gas the securities and sex taxes Oil Industry spokes it should give Harbor defense the Raen Tey deserve special tax change commission said legislation highest priority. I consideration because Oil is vital los needed to regulate securities is Urey and other proponents of to National defense. They asked sued by the $1,000,000,000 Nat an Atlantic federation testified the House ways and Means com a Salesman who covers chair instead of territory always on Bot before a Senate foreign relations Mittee to preserve the Industry a Protection Tom. V subcommittee. He said use of127percent a depletion allow continued of Page eleven and mrs. C. H. Everett 703 Douglas were named platoon mustering Petty officers with the rank of a Roth Petty officer i cd. Richard Alcock son of or. And mrs. Ralph Alcock 1217 Harding and Carlton Wilson son of or. Add mrs. C. C. Wilson 1020 Roosevelt were named platoon commanders with the rank of a Roth Ensign. Fitch. 420 Ash. And Margaret de hem to Reco Gnim Valera Ltd Gar. Daughter of or. And or. A. Enormous profit. He mentioned a r. Edgar sos Gaskill drive. A a decent profit he. Ato receive Zzz percent the initiation ceremony were a Rew of a Jav Toni held in the fireplace room of the a cell we the. Pro in prom we by building in for la pay off apparent came from a a investments it some Home economics Day afternoon. All of the girls Are juniors except Margaret Wallace wha is a j Post age a senior. I continued on Page two

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