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Ames Daily Tribune (Newspaper) - July 23, 1938, Ames, Iowa For years residents of Ames have known that Tribune want ads get results. Let them find a buyer for your Odds and ends or a renter for your property. Phone 2400.Ames daily Tribune Universal in the Ames territory weather forecast Cloudy and warmer saturday night and sunday. Temperature a Tri. 8 30 p. Tit. A sat 5 30 a. Rn., 59 la a. In. Is. Precipitation 5 one. Vol. 72 no. 16 United press wire service Ames Iowa saturday. July 23. 1938 official ame and Story county paper three cents$48,570 Grant for Ames storm sewer school Levy of $238,000 is approved increase necessary because of jump in enrolment facing the problem of increased enrolment in the Ames schools and particularly an increase in the number of students at the senior High school the Ames Board of education Friday night approved of a budget Levy of $238,000 for the year july i 1938 to june 30, 1939, an incas of $9,000 Over the budget set a year ago. Commenting on enrol in e n to supt. J. L. Larson reported that in the Paat two years enrolment in Ames schools has increased 114, about half of which was in the senior High school. Decreased value the proposed Mill Levy for the new school year has been estimated at 46.01 Mills an increase of 3.32 Mills or 3.9 percent. While the increase in the proposed Levy is but 2 54 percent the greater increase in the Levy reflects the decrease in assessed valuations in Arnee properties which fact necessitates increasing the Levy in order to raise the same amount that a Mill would raise under former valuation figures. Members of the Board commented on the decreased assessed valuations in the face of a Large amount of building in Ames during the past two or three years. The assessed valuation of Ames properties his year is about $241,000 less than a year a. O. When the total was $5,351,664, As compared with the present valuation of $5,109,917. Haring aug. 15 the Board voted to have the required Public hearing on the or posed budget on aug. 15. The last any Nahieh the t a a a it by certified to the county auditor. Items in the budget calling for the increase in the budget include one new teacher in the senior High school at $1,350, added fixed charges of $1,200 for appraisal of school buildings for insurance and the added insurance such a for the Welch addition restoration of part of the teachers salary Cut made in 1932, $2,700, increase in janitors salaries $65. Additional clerical help $400, increase in Light and Cater usage $150. Carry Over other increases occur in several items in which the Hoard Felt that additional funds should be requested although it was Likely that expenditures would not run Over the previous year thut building up a Small carry Over fund. Actual proposed expenditures for the coming year Are $197,547 in the general fund and $73,582 in the school House fund or a total of $271,547. However of the $73, 582 proposed expenditure in the school House fund $40,000 will be transferred from the building fund which has been created during the past years for the new senior High school. Under estimate the proposed budget for the general fund this year $197,547, May be compared with the actual expenditures in pm fund during the recent year $188,183. The proposed budget shows an increase of $9,-363 Over the actual expenditures of the fast year which figure May not Bear out in actual experience As actual expenditures for the new year probably will be under the amount estimated the Board reported. Estimated receipts in the general Hind for the new year include $186,-boo in taxes $1,000 semiannual apportionment $2,500 state Aid $4, tuition. $500 income from property �?�2.500 from Sale of books and sup Conti used on rage two Britain makes headway psychologically although Little Concrete Progress Maytag labor i hearing will resume monday City s share of expense is $13,720 nature gave Japan a taste of the horror that China has been undergoing when heavy Rains sent streams out of their Banks and roaring through Many of the Largo nip ponese Cit in. More than 300 deaths were reported in the Osaka and Hyogo coastal Region. This picture taken in hobe. Shows a typical scene of destruction with a warehouse about to topple Over to the Center of the photo. The foreign Quarter of Robe is Tiar the Hills shown in the . Missionary school to be at i. S. C. 38 projects on expenses of Highway letting Dodo listed test your knowledge can you answer seven of these test questions turn to Page four for the answer. I in which european country is the River Ebro 2. For what state is a rehire state a the nickname 3. How is draught pronounced 4. Hat is chronology 5. Name the last state to be and netted to the Union. 6. It hat is a chigger 7. It hat Are the Andaman islands 8. That is a Holographic will i. A hat is a postmortem to. What is the name of the race of Mankind discovered in Possession of the South be islands the first Iowa school for mis Simian will be held at Iowa state College Jan 23 to feb. 18, 1939, it was announced today by . R. H. Port or head of the seed Laboratory at the College and chairman of the committee in charge. Thu school is planned to meet the demand for specialized information and training growing out of the new emphasis on Rural work by missionary organizations. This new missionary program deals comprehensively with the problems of livelihood agriculture health Home family education and recreation adapted to foreign villages and Rural communities. Significance says Thep Engram t n the school Quot the great significance of Rural people to the mis tonary Enterprise As Well As to National welfare is being increasingly recognized around the world. The dominant culture of the countries in which the major missionary efforts Are being made is Rural. The economic foundation of this culture is agriculture. The typical Rural Community is a farm Village. The farm Home is the Center of family cooperating actively cooperating with the College is the Rura missions cooperating committee made up of 18 foreign missionary societies including most of the major denominations Quot torte u. A and representing the missionary thrust of the Church into every part of the world for the first three weeks special courses will be Given to help those in attendance gain a clearer understanding of the More fundamental principles on which the individual and social welfare of Rural people is based. Special attention will be Given to the principles of agricultural and Rural education family life and health foods and nutrition. Food production sociology and Rural organization. Committee the final work of the course will include selected lectures and demonstrations offered during the annual farm and Home week at Iowa state. The College committee headed by Porter himself formerly an agricultural missionary ii China includes . Panier a Nickel head of Home management . P. Mab a Nelson Bra i of foods and nutrition and . J a. Starrak vocational education. Amp a Stock Market up new York Cut a the Stock Market Rose to a new High since october 7, 1937, in the Industrial average in a rousing last half hour spurt. One of biggest held this year gordo�?23 107 South culverts on from Clear i one of the largest lettings of the year including 38 projects with 27.6 Miles of paving and a Large Grade crossing in Washington has been listed by the Iowa state Highway commission for ids on aug. 2. Bridges and culverts a d a i r u n to n a -18 in v or s o ii Highway 25 Between Creston and Orient. Cerro Highway la he Clinton two culverts on Highway 291 out of Low Moor North to Highway 30. Decat sn�?15 culverts on Highway 258, the Yan Wert stub. Franklin�?13 culverts on Highway 297, the Alexander stub. Greene�?14 culverts on Highway 25 South of Scranton. Johnson 27 culverts on Highway 261 out of Iowa City Northeast to Newport. Keokuk six culverts on Highway 77, the Keota stub. Kossuth the a culverts on Highway South and West of Whittemore Poweshiek one Culvert and Bridge on Highway 63 from Mahaska county line North Aat into Montezuma. Sac 22 culverts and one Bridge on Highway 35 out of Odebolt East to Highway 71. Washington one undergrad crossing Structure on Highway i at the c. M. St. P. Ani p. R. R. And Chr i and p. By in Washington including crossing Structure Falsework pumping station and grading and paving. Grading and paving jackson�?26 Miles on highways 52 and 67 Northwest out of Bellevue. Johnson�?5.0 Miles on Highway 261 out of Iowa City Northeast to Newport. Osceola�?0.7 mile on Highway 59 from Minnesota line Southeast. Sac�?6,1 Miles on Highway out of Odebolt Oast to Highway paving lyon�?7 2 Miles on Highway from Lester East to Highway 75. Sioux�?7.e Miles on Highway continued on Page two the total expenditures of the St on county agricultural conservation association from March i 1937 in March i 1938. Were $17, 312 94, Russell l. Golly Secretary announced saturday. This figure includes $3,594.75 which should have been charged to the 1938 program since it was the work directly rented to this i years program. The deduction Cost of county by United press great Britain s Long Range program for stalling off the next War appeared today to a made noteworthy psychology Cal gains. Actually a week of unusual International activity highlighted by the visit of the British Sovereign to France produced slight Concrete evidence of Progress toward solving Europe a quarrels. The czech slovakian Oriss was More pessimistic if anything. Cooperation but in a preliminary manner the British leadership toward peaceful reconciliation gained declares gop candidates to make own Way Dos Moines la o a Fred d. Everett Albia Republican Candida for attorney general promised 3,900 delegates to the party a state judicial convention Here today that g. O. P. Candidates will make their own Way in the fall Campaign. The men you nominate today will not thumb a ride into office on the coat tails of an executive political Tuxedo a a Everett said. In delivering die keynote address of the convention. Candidates the convention will nominate candidates for four Iowa supreme court judgeship to be filled in the general election in november. Three of the nominations a Xii be for it year terms and the fourth for the Short term of two years. Among those seeking Nomina finns Are Ralph a. Chiver Sioux Getty William Biles Mason City. John Schaupp fort Dodge Ren and for would make the net ministration in Story the year $13,807.29. Expenditures of a ious county office units follow Secretary treasurer $1,540 county committee service including travelling expense $2,875.93 Community committee services including travelling expenses 13,619.07 Field reporters. $5,142.50 compliance supervisor services and travel $416.75 office assistants $2,677.77 equipment purchased $213 66. Office supplies. $125.17 rent $555 Telephone $111 97 miscellaneous expenses $134.22. Annual expenditures in surrounding counties As reported to the state office follow Boone $18,170.48 Hamilton $16,975.54 Hardin $22,006.57 Jasper $17, 642 47 Marshall $16 569 Polk $19.us.76. New teacher s hired Here Nett Cullison. Harlan. Herald Ter win Cedar rapids it t. Pop am Iowa City Oscar Halo Wapello f. E. Northrup Marshalltown Fred Miller Des Moines and w. W Baiman Chariton. Chairman j. C. Sinclair Sioux City presided As temporary Chapman of the convention. Everett criticized Harry l. Hopkins spa administrator and president Franklin d Roosevelt a court reorganization program and told the delegates that none of their candidates appear to be Quot dear friends of a son of the nation s chief not advised Quot or. Hopkins chief administrator of an alphabetical department of this administration has not advised us that if he Quot Ere a citizen of Iowa and a Delegate to this convention he would vote for certain candidates before this convention a Everett said Quot president roused charged that the supreme court is Antiqua ted that it should be modernized in Harmony with new theories and experimentation of government that it has to Power right or duty to declare an act of Congress void or Power Quot he sought to place in his hands Power to appoint additional judges j strength particularly in improving the prospects for German cooperation. Outstanding in this connection xxx As fuehrer Adolf hitlers Assurance to British leaders that the Reich desired improved International relations. Since Early last Spring British prime minister Nev Lle Chamberlain has been struggling to reverse the War trend by i strengthening the position of great Britain and her allies and 2 by appeasing the economically handicapped nazi fascist nations. His ultimate goal is a Friendly agreement among Britain France Italy and Germany obstacles tremendous obstacles have and still do beset the prime ministers path but disclosure today that he bad replied to Hitler with a personal message urging moderation toward the czech Oslo Akian minority Issue marked an important Advance in preparing the ground for reconciliation. Previously efforts to improve Contact with the nazi Leader had been slow and Uncertain. Hitler was conducting is struggle for expansion in Central Europe through thundering newspaper headlines thai boomed threats of indignation. Of the exchanges have now been definitely transferred to Normal diplomatic channels he British attempt to improve european relations has gained regardless of whether there has been any Concrete Advance toward solution of Europe s War danger. As a matter of fact solution of the czech crisis was still Remote and Prague indicated growing uneasiness under British and French pressure for concessions to the nazis. Threat abates meanwhile the threat of a clash Between a Niet Russia and Japan As a result of russian occupation of a disputed Hill on the siberian Frontier continued to Abate. The St interceptor considered for some time Newton la. Odd the National labor relations Board today recessed until monday its hearing 7th into charge that the Maytag washing machine company violated the Wagner labor act in dealing with Union employees. The recess was granted on to president Roosevelt saturday lion of attorneys for both the com approved of the spa project for Pany and the Union ostensibly to the construction of a seventh give principals in the la week old Street interceptor sewer in Ames strike an Opportunity to attempt in which the spa will furnish la a settlement. Bor and materials valued at 148.570 More guards on the project estimated to Cost a mean while 30 extra National tot iof guardsmen were stationed a the. Inflation that the president Maytag Plant bringing the number a i 0l?Ned t2� pr0ect we a r0ctt�?T to so two machine guns Quot Are mounted at the main Gate. Mal. Willard Gaines adjutant general of the military District established Here under martial Law said there was no significance to the increased Force. Expects no trouble Quot we simply Are using a More continued on Page two traffic Rhees trial in ares May ban left turns at fifth grand japanese Cabinet insisted that it would take Quot the necessary Quot measure to uphold its claim to the Hill Side and Tokyo newspapers reported that the soviets steadily were increasing armed forces on the Frontier. The dispute remained packed with danger but observers generally believed a major clash would be averted. Moscow papers charged the dispute had Bemi deliberately provoked by Jap anese militarists. Gunboat in danger on the worlds War fronts and elsewhere China a the american gunboat Mono Cacy jammed with Anvy men and civilians escaped japanese continued on Page two the Ames Board of education Friday night approve the appointment of mis Blanche Kenning of Fonda As a teacher at Beard Shear school succeeding miss leers Tho re urn. Who was married recent me Worms hit crops Toronto ont. Up a hordes of army Worms spread Over Fields of Corn Barley wheat and Oats in miss Kenning who will teach the second Grade received her primary diploma from Iowa stat Tea a hers College. She attended the Frances shinier school of music and is now attending summer school at Drake University. She has taught at Dunkerton. Storm Lake and Charles City. The Board also approved of the bid of $8,237 by Kurtz hardware new Experiment at ions might receive constitutional interpretation in their support a this Quot As Defeated Only by Rea son of protest of the american people and of their representatives in Congress. Quot no Bill Ever recommended by a chief executive of the nation has received More condemnation than this attempt to overthrow the checks Arr balances of our constitutional Des Moines la. It up it a the Republican state Central committee last night selected five organization committees for the approach g election Campaign. Those named Are hive committee a or. G. Company in Des Moines for hard a Bein if Garner t. S. Snell Ware for the new senior Olga j Sioux City Walker Hanna. Bur school. The bid will be submitted i iini4 on to pm a for final approval and publicity l s. Hiu Onslo awarding of the contract. Litten to Nesburg. Boyden mrs. A a Young Arlington mrs. Mac Miller 2 up Banks Montour Des Moines la Oil Denmark finance a s. B. Charlton Man Nuler Veteran Des Moines player Ning George of is Lead Des i. Wiese Man Peggy Heller in University play miss Piggy Weiser daughter of Dean arum mrs m. I Heber is appearing in a dramatic production a a a the youngest set a saturday and monday evenings at the univer. Sity of Iowa Iowa City. Miss Hel seeking his third title was two up Moines mrs. A. Tat a a i a a t an my set who next week will conclude a six weeks summer course in dra mat Icart at the University is taking one of the leading parts in the play. Miss Marjorie Ann Rupe of Ames is serving As prompter for the play cast. Miss Rupe daughter of or and mrs. W. S. Rupe has also been a student of dramatic Ontario today leaving nothing but Art a the University during a six stripped stalks behind them. J weeks summer session period. On his Youthful opponent. Fred Denman. Des Moines at the Halfway Mark in their 36 hold match for the Iowa state Amateur Golf championship today. Narrow escape Waterloo to. Up a David Oliphant Waterloo narrowly escaped death from suffocation ii a sewer ditch Cave to a the his Home late yesterday Ning. Speakers Bureau a Cloyde me far i in Montezuma mrs. Sella Taylor Sharpsburg mrs a w. Ballard Cedar rapids. Radio Harry Swan. Atlantic mrs. A 8. Maxwell Ames mrs. So. Snider. West Liberty. J. H. Milroy state chairman and mrs it a Moss. Centerville state rear of vice chairman will Quot the committees. Add several streets to 1938 program action to add several greets to the 1938 stabilized gravel Concrete curb and Gutter paving program in Ames was taken Friday night by the City Council following requests by property owners f a Street in pavements. The Council authorized the City managers office to prepare plans and specifications on four streets in the City which program will he added to the program As planned a few weeks ago. Streets to by added under the new program include Burnett Avenue from thirteenth to sixteenth sheets 31 feet in Width. Thirteenth Street from Burnett to grand Avenue 31 feet in Width. Leek Street from South Hyland to state avenues 31 feet in Width. South Riverside from Lincoln Way South three blocks 31 feet in Width. Public hearing on this paving will be held sept. 19. The Council also approved of a Coner be paving program following a hearing in which objectors won their plea against paving of Chamberlain place a narrow Street one Block in length included on the paving program As approved is Hayward Avenue from Chamberlain to storm streets Chamberlain Street Hunt Street and the Alley Between fifth and main Street and Duff and Douglas avenues. The Council also approved of the bid of the Union construction company of Des Moines for the construction and repair of sidewalks in the City. W. B acheron. Claud Cut Ken Dall. George Richardson and May or Frank d. Paine were earned delegates to the Sta e municipal Mason City aug. 6. Plans to establish a number of f raft it regulations on a trial basis in Ames during the summer after the opening of the grand Avenue underpass were discussed Friday afternoon St a meeting of a special group called by the mayor Frank d. Paine those at the mooting wore Claud Coykendall Jack Dodds and g. B. Macdonald of the City Council . R. A. Mover of the civil engineering department at Iowa stale College . A r. Leu or of the psychology department at Tho College. B. H. Plait superintend ent of building and grounds at Iowa state in. O Price and Walter Root of the Iowa state Highway commission arum the mayor chief concern of chief concern during the discussion of traffic conditions in the City was the possibility of eliminating cd hand turns a the Corner of fifth Street and grand Avenue which will be the North end of the underpass xxx Hen die underpass is opened for traffic in a Short time. It was Felt that by eliminating left hand turns at this Busy inter Section one of the greatest acc Dent threats would be removed. The group also was of the opinion that after the underpass is opened local motorists will find it most convenient to use grand Avenue As Little As possible Mak log greater use of Side St Reeds in going to and from the business District other Factor other traffic factors considered for the downtown Section of the City included the making of fifth Street a through Street blocking off Clark Avenue Between fifth and sixth sirens during school hours eliminating u turns on fifth Street at Kellogg Burnett and Clark avenues in the fourth War a area the group recommended that no passing signs be placed on i Lincoln Way Beitt Enoh and Sheldon ave Nues in such Section of the Street where visa vilify is less than 700 feet such As the Hills at the Knoll and Stanton Avenue control control of traffic at Lynn and Welch Avenue during the Early morning and noon hours when Ped Estelan traffic from Iowa state is heaviest was suggested As a Means of controlling the present Hazard of a targe number of students crossing Busy Lincoln Way at these intersections. A superintendent flair stated that 14 de Here in a wire to John Ames City manager. Before the project can he started official action must be made by spa officials. Best method the seventh Street interceptor project which will provide a new major outlet for storm Waters in the North part of downtown Ames had a conquered by the City Council for some time As the Best possible method of eliminating the flooded conditions of streets which has followed heavy Rains. The spa will furnish a total of $43,746 in labor and $4,824 in materials for the project while the City will provide a total of $13,720, which will be divided into $4,176 for labor $4,648 for materials and $4,596 for equipment. Through Winter George Frie heft District spa Engineer with officers it the City Hail reported that the project will provide 86.952 Man hours of labor and that the work is of such a nature that it May continue through the Winter except during unusually cold weather. The interceptor so wer receives is tymme from the fact that the storm Sewe which will extend from Wilson Avenue along seventh Street and on cast to Skunk River will intercept Waters which now flow South in the present storm sewer system to Squaw Creek. Thus storm Waters from North of seventh Street will be diverted eastward while storm Waters from seventh Street South will go into the present system. Overtaxed it was reported a Tat the present system now overtaxed with the entire Load will be adequate to handle storm Waters from South of seventh Street for some years to come. The project cabs for the laying of 447 feet of 86 Inch reinforced Concrete tile 411 feet of 42 Inch tile 3,963 feet of 48 Inch tile and 3,100 feet of open ditch at the Skunk River end. To make til i he Iii Laid in this project will fee made Here with spa labor and a place to construct the tile will be set up on the Bottom land East of Crawford Avenue near seventh Street. # missionaries to Mexico in Ames mrs. F. Y. Davis and daughter who have served for the past few Yea As missionaries in Mexico will be in charge of a special service monday evening at 8 of clock in the Ames Church of the Nazareth. Mrs. Davis and daughter who Are making a tear of Iowa will Tell of their work in Mexico. Accompany them is mrs. James District missionary president who will also have a part in the service monday. Dormitory hearing Iowa City la. To to the stat bos re of education will meet Here aug. 2 for hearings on the pro Pond $515 too improvements the uni varsity of Iowa dormitories. Ork with All j convention in ii to and in he would take up with or. C. E Friley president the matter of construct no id lion a bus Stop at various Points on Lincoln Way ii on College Groin is such As the1 bus Stop now in use on Lynn and Lincoln Way. Ruch stops were Felt desirable by the group As a Means of getting the buses off the Busy Highway while loading sad unloading passengers suggestions while no definite action was taken along any of the lines discussed. It was suggested that while certain suggestions May be placed on trial a Survey of traffic conditions should be made after the underpass is opened. P Orn this Survey and suggestions May come recommendations for changes in the City traffic and parking ordinance which Quot Iii make for safer driving a he least possible inconvenience to motorists. The j 4 % i v 4 v 4 % i aunt Lindy i says we Are admonished to make the Best of everything in the folks who really do a make the bests always seem to have a Market for their wares

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