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Boone News Republican (Newspaper) - January 29, 1940, Boone, Iowa Woal kor air ton it tuesday. I re tier warmer tuesday. Home edition the Boone news Republican vol. Pm. No. 24. . Vol. Xxxiv. No. , Iowa monday evening january 29. 1940. Evenings excip1 sunday three cent nazi air raiders driven off British defense units frustrate coastal attack russian attacks renewed despite terrific troop losses planes. Anti aircraft batteries succeed in turning Back Reich bomber Squadron by that orly the or i London. Jan. 29�?German air raiders were driven off the Northeast English coat and the Shetland Island today in bitter Winter weather which brought British rail and Highway traffic to a state described As the most chaotic in memory. Fighting planes and anti aircraft guns drove off the invading planes after air raid alarms sounded twice in Northern England and parts of Scotland. In numerous towns citizens went quietly to shelter. Violent explosions were heard at sea off the North Yorkshire resort before the first air raid warning sounded in four towns a Long the Northeast coast. An air ministry communique a Aid no enemy aircraft crossed the coast. When the raiders were sighted off the Northeast coast about 3 a in. Cst., it said air raid warnings were sounded. Royal air Force fighter aircraft were sent up and anti aircraft guns opened fire on the North sea coast. Rush for shelter the Public took shelter at one Inland Yorkshire town when observers reported what they believed were a number of German bombers. Air raid precaution organic tons went to their posts. All Clear signals ended the alarms throughout the area at Short intervals. Farm leaders drop plan to Borah lying in state in Boise Economy tendency in Congress War situation abroad influence chiefs in House. Washington Jan. 29�?farm bloc leaders in the House have decided to defer and perhaps drop altogether their annual Campaign for More than $200,000,000 for parity payments to swell agricultural income. They said today that the congressional Economy drive plus the uncertainties of european War made it inadvisable to try to add that sum to the agricultural department appropriation Bill which will go before the House tomorrow. Parity payments Are designed to raise a Farmers purchasing Power to the 1909-1911 level. President Roosevelt omitted parity payments from his budget recommendation but once More asked for a $500,000,000 fund for soil conservation benefits a figure which Congress has approved with Little debate for the last five years he suggested $781,000,000 for All agriculture department activities for the next fiscal year. Congress voted about $1,200,000,000 for the current year but that included $225,000,000 for parity payments and about $200,000,000 for Road funds. Air raiders driven off at Helsinki friends and admirers gather about the casket of the late v used dial a ecu air l. Horah a Borah Aiea in state in the Idaho Capitol at Boise. Former Carrie Roy Moravetz Stanger dead attacks on shipping by i ii London Jan. 29�?German bombing planes were reported to have attacked British ships along 400 Miles of Britain a East coast today in tile most widespread raids on shipping yet attempted in the War. Attacks on vessels were reported from the Mouth of the River Tay in the North to the Kentish coast in the South. They continued from shortly after 9 . To mid Day. Anti aircraft guns burst into action and air raid warnings we Ere sounded in a number of Northeast coast districts. British freighter drove off the bombers. Land raids too by i i hum la re London Jan. 29�?British fighting planes and anti aircraft guns drove a raiding German bombing Squadron from the Northeast coast today it was understood after a series of air alarms w hich started in coastal towns and spread Inland. A Boatman who witnessed the Aerial activity along the seafront said a Black bombing plane at one Point dived to within fifty feet of the top of a Lighthouse. The plane than passed Low Over three ships and attacked them for five minutes he said. Al least six bombs were dropped the Boatman reported but the ships did not appear to have been damaged. A Lone German Raider was seen 2.000 feet Over the River Tyne area and was reported to have dropped two bombs without doing damage. Anti aircraft guns opened fire and two minutes later a British fighter plane appeared. The German fled and two More British planes went up. Trio overcome by Cas fumes by International sew serried Des Moines. Jan. 29�?a Mother and father and their son recovered today from near asphyxiation after Gas poured into their Des j Moines Home for seven hours sunday. All were saved by the son Morris Bassman 17, who called fire and police department emergency squads before succumbing to effects of the Gas. The Mother mrs. Sam Bassman a it As the first to be overcome followed by the father. When his father fell. Morris said he realized something was wrong. Gas seeped through the House we Hen or. Bassman by mistake turned a valve to an upstairs Heater which had been connected. All will recover doctors said. One time Boone school teacher mrs Carrie Johnston succumbed at Ayrshire trains collide by International new serried Des Moines Jan. 29�?but Little damage and no injuries were reported today by Rock Island Railroad officials following backing of a passenger train into a Wabash freight train Early sunday in the Des mores Railroad Yards. Fifty passengers on the Rock Island train running from Minneapolis minn., to Kansas City mo., were shaken up. Three cars of the freight train were derailed. Raid attempt by International new herded London Jan. 29�?an apparent German attempt to stage an air raid Over northeastern England brought air raid warnings to four towns in that area today followed by several violent explosions shortly after 9 a in. Several hours later the London air ministry issued a Brief communique explaining tile first re Newal of Aerial activity Over England in several Days. A a number of Royal air Force fighters were sent up and antiaircraft batteries opened fire in the tone the announcement said. A no enemy aircraft crossed the it was reported however that faint sounds of air plane engines were heard off the Yorkshire coast. Air raid precaution organizations stood by for action throughout the northeastern area and residents of the District took to air raid shelters. A further report said observers sighted a number of bombers presumed to be German Craft Over the East coast. Shortly after la . All Clear signals were sounded throughout i the affected areas. Mrs Sam Mummey 410 Cedar Street was bereaved last week in the death of her aunt mrs. Carrie e. Johnston of Ayrshire Iowa who succumbed wednesday january 24th. Mrs. Mummey was called to Ayrshire two weeks ago by the serious illness of her aunt and has been with her since that time or. Mummey drove to Ayrshire saturday afternoon to attend the last rites and to bring mrs. Mummey Back to Boone. Older residents Here will remember mrs. Johnston As miss Carrie Stanger. Sister of the late or. Stanger and at one time a teacher in the Boone schools. She was 78 years old at the time of her death. She is survived by two sons Harvey a., and Walter f., both of Ayrshire and one grandchild. A sister mrs. J. F. Kennedy of Fremont Nebraska and one brother John Stanger of Webster City also survive. Her husband preceded her in death. Boone relatives who were unable to attend the services saturday Are mrs. O. M Sheppard 825 West seventh Street a Niece of the deceased mrs. M. W riggers 1915 Story Street and mrs. Jessie Johnston Sisters a Law of mrs. Johnston. Order recount in Iowa vote by i in mortal Al press Washington Jan. 29 a counsel for Albert f Swanson Sioux City asked a House elections committee today for a recount or congressional votes cast in the 1938 general election in Woodbury county and Milford precinct of Dickinson county. Iowa. Swanson ninth District Republican nominee is contesting the election of rep. Harrington d of Iowa Winner by 339 votes. Dies in Boone Farmer on . I oat of Ogden we to. Funeral rites will be held tuesday the Many friends and relative of Roy Moravetz of Ogden route no i will be grieved to learn of i i untimely death sunday at the Boone county Hospital. Or. Mora Svetz w to was 40 years old we As taken to the Hospital thursday where he was operated on for ruptured appendix. Later gang i Rene set in and he succumbed at t of sunday morning. He is survived by his wife and j three children. Norma Jean 14 Merlin 13, and Annette two Anda half years. His parents or. And mrs. John Moravetz of Ogden also survive As do a sister mrs. J Grace Sandberg of Chicago Heights 111., and two Brothers Paul of Ogden and Robert of Washington d. C. Last rites will be held tuesday at 1 45 from the late Home and 2 00 from Battin Chapel near j Ogden. Mrs. V. K. Schierholtz will be in charge of the services. Burial will be in the Ogden Ceme Tery. The remains will be taken to the late Home tuesday morning estimate soviet losses at 5.whi killed 15.000 wounded in Ladoga offensive. It by in a a film pre karelian isthmus front Fin land Jan 29 a Twenty three persons were killed four of them women when russian bombers dropped through Low Clouds Oyer a Village near the front today and bombed a Field Hospital by the. Related Prat Helsinki Jan. 29�?the finnish High command reported today that its troops had killed More than 1,250 russians in two Battle in which the invaders were driven Back on the Eastern front. Quot about 800�?� russian troops were killed and 160 taken prisoners Northeast of Lake Ladoga the army reported and in the Aitto Joki sector to the South Quot the enemy left Over 450 dead on the Field a. While the finns acknowledged bitter fighting on the Eastern front soviet planes tried to raid Helsinki but were driven off by anti aircraft fire after causing two alarms. Fighting Northeast of Lake Ladoga. A became very fierce in the communique said. Quot our troops repulsed All the enemy a attacks and captured a few enemy Strong Points Quot. Insures wife s safety kills 2 daughters sell confessions by iowan puzzles Law officers farm hand claims he acted a Ender orders in fatally poisoning ills employer. A the International sen or re of i by International Kaw Harriet Dubuque Jan. 29�? puzzled Over the strange con Middlefield Connon despondent Over financial Dlt-1 wion u Amon h ,.kman, 4b> fifties o Salesman for a Waterbury firm today killed his two farm hand wh0 Caj we he acted Small daughters and himself and destroyed his Home by fire after carefully insuring the safety of his wife the victims were Alden g. Schlosser 35, a Ginger ale Salesman and his daughters Alice 5, and Jeanette i. Armed with a Small bore Rifle Schlosser Early this morning trussed up his wife with a clothes line taped her Mouth to prevent her screaming then carried her outside the couple s Home at nearby Lake Besek. His last words to her were Quot when you hear the first shot it will be the oldest child Quot Schlosser re entered the House and severed the Telephone wires outside shivering in the cold his wife saw Schlosser going from room to room setting the Small cottage afire then she heard three shots in rapid succession. Aroused by the flames neighbors ran to the Schlosser Home and found or s. Schlosser. Charred bodies of the three victims were recovered by firemen. Injured in sliding spill knocked Down by Auto Here probes Call Karl Fischer bomb Steamer by the amort nerd pre Des Moines Jan. 29�?the Polk a county liquor investigation got Down to brass tacks today with i the scheduled examination of at least one Law enforcement officer before the grand jury. Iowa Public safety commissioner Karl Fischer whose state department is charged by Law general statewide enforcement activities was questioned for an hour and a half. Fischer followed Julius Jensen liquor commission Secretary. Des Moines area liquor store managers Are scheduled to testify next. Gets divorce from Olivier despairing Effort. By the United pres with the finnish army karelian isthmus Jan. 29 Russia has thrown fresh troops into an offensive Northeast of Lake Ladoga in a despairing weakening Effort to retrieve something from its serious losses in eight Days of vain hammering at the finnish line reports from the front said today. This was the ninth Day of the attack and the finns still reticent seemed now confident they had smashed the attack and any fresh assaults would be anti climatic. The russians according to delayed reports had essayed new attacks in the Northeast Lake area where they sought to break through the Mannerheim line and by flanking it on the Lake Side made it untenable. Unofficial estimates were the russians had lost 5,000 killed and 15,000 wounded in an offensive in which anywhere from 40 too to 72,-000 men in All had been engaged. Gavin Holloman 125 West fifth Street suffered injuries when the Toboggan he was Riding hit an obstacle South of Boone and was broken. Two splinters nearly six inches Long were driven into his leg As a result of the Accident. Holloman was taken to his Home and a doctor called to remove the splinters. He is confined to his bed and will probably be there for several Days until the danger of infection has been reduced. Victor a rider in struck by car on Story us several minor a Accident reported one Man escaped injury Over the week end in an automobile Accident in Boone. Victor Anderson was knocked to the pavement on Story Street Between tenth and eleventh streets by a car driven by Robert Taylor saturday evening. Anderson a taken to the pol reports from monday ice Ofallon by police officers Call were that his condition is improve cd to the scene of the Accident inf. Land a doctor was called. An examination showed no injuries. An Pderson according to the report stepped out from behind a parked car in front of the Taylor a i Chine. Several other accidents were re ported All in Boone at the police a station. At 22nd and Boone streets mrs. John Lamb. 70, a resident cars driven by Dick Betzenderfer of Pilot Mound succumbed at her and Jay Flockhart collided be Home sunday night at 10 30. She i cause of icy streets. Both cars had been in failing health since were travelling North at the time last May when she suffered a Pilot Mound woman Dies under order in pouring a fatal concoction of carbolic acid Down i sleeping employer Throat. Beckman said he administered the deadly mixture of carbolic acid milk and cough syrup at the request of his employer Charles j. Of. 58, Dubuque county Farmer. The hired Man told sheriff Leo Eisbach that Oft was in ill health brooding Over financial reverses and thursday received word from an attorney that foreclosure action w Ould be started against his farm. He said that night Ott asked that a a Brown bottle from a downstairs cupboard a Glass of milk and some cough syrup be brought to his upstairs bedroom. Beckman said when he returned i Wuth the articles Ott was lying on the bed with his Mouth open so he poured the contents of the a Brown bottle Down tha Farmer a Throat Ott a went into struggles Beckman told officers so fearing that the Brown bottle contained Poison he hastily poured the milk and then the cough syrup into the stricken Man. Then he called the sheriff. Sheriff Eisnach reported that Ott apparently attempted to kill himself by Carbon monoxide Poison tug Reie mtr Beckman s Fate puzzles officers. As a Means of holding him in custody a tentative charge of murder will probably be filed. Ott was to be buried today. Reich silent on charges grinding on. By International new Centre the War in Finland ground on As Helsinki received reports that a russian Advance North of Lake Ladoga had been halted and that 200,-000 russian troops had been thrown into a disorderly Retreat. With soviet casualties numbered in the thousands it was claimed i that the russian drive to skirt a round the Lake and outflank Finland s Mannerheim line had been smashed. Berlin Jan. 29�?German authorities declined to comment on the f the Accident and were unable charge that fourteen polish priests to Stop. At seventh and Craw i had Shol by the. Get Apo a id Street a truck driven by g. Reported in a memorandum issued Barton Luther and a cd a by the polish Embosser at the driven by de Thomas collided do holy see Buffy ted m methodist Church in Pilot Mound. Jin Only minor damage. At 22nd j general that priests had been shot. And Story streets cars Donven by Authon Zed a a Urce Dei red How. Stroke. Funeral services will be held wednesday afternoon at 1 30 at the Home and 2 of clock at the by the a a Octa Teil pre London Jan. 29 a seven men we Ere reported killed today when German planes dropped ten bombs on the latvian Steamer Tautvila in the North sea. Fifteen other men and the captains wife escaped injury. By the United Prest London Jan. 29�?actress Jill Esmond was granted a divorce from Laurence Olivier actor on grounds of adultery today. Vivian Leigh Star of the motion picture. A gone with the wind was named correspondent. Air raid scare. By International new Centre Helsinki Jan. 29�?two air raid alarms drove residents of Helsinki into shelters today the first lasting from 9 45 am. To 10 50 3 45 a.rn.-4 50 a in. E s t and the second about an hour later lasting for 15 minutes the first alarm found the streets crowded we Ltd people Rushing for shelters. Many abandoned their autos where they w Ere however no russian bombers were seen and no bombs heard. Later it was reported that antiaircraft fire drove off a number of russian bombers before they could reach Helsinki. By Peter do Hemmer Guo me . Special correspondent Helsinki Jan. 20�?despite losses estimated at 5,000 killed and 15,000 these advices also quashed pre Vious reports that the russians North of Lake Ladoga were completely surrounded and staging a disorderly Retreat. Finnish military dispatches indicated that the new commander in chief of the russian forces arrayed against Finland Marshall Semion Mulkh Silvitch Budenny or 186 killed in train wreck 69 injured in Accident at Osaka Japan. Called a worst every rail Accident asserted charges of such we Ere a misrepresentation and churches Are open for warship As usual. Wounded on the Battlefront North Charles Jordan Gilbert and miss 1hat Fth re a invt re aah a a a of Lake Ladoga. Soviet russian Velma Packer collided causing t a d ? troops were reported renewing damage Caus pm it cathode in Poland. They their offensive today along ail roads at 13th and Linn streets cars leading into Finland a Interior from drive by m. W. Marras and Holey the Frontier. I Edgerton collided with Only minor reports of the new assaults on damage done the Eastern Frontier coincided with j air raid warnings in Helsinki indicating the russians were resum ing the Aerial offensive which Nas been held to a minimum recently by unfavourable weather. Weather Iowa fair tonight and tuesday somewhat colder in Central and East portions tonight somewhat warmer tuesday except in extreme Northeast portion. Shippers forecast Northwest 5, Northeast 0, Southwest to Southeast 5. By the unite pre Tokyo Jan. 29�?domei, japanese news Agency reported today that 186 persons were killed and 69 injured 58 of them seriously. Dered renewed attacks on every j in a train wreck in the suburbs front and the moving of soviet 0f Osaka. Reinforcements and supplies As frequently As possible. In addition there were reports that the russians were attempting. A not without to Send reinforcements to russian units the train drawn by a Gao line engine was of three cars. Met of the passengers some women were workers on their Way to Industrial plants. Earlier reports by Domei had which have dug in on the Salla j said that 200 had been killed and front far to the North. Too injured. Domei said the Accident we As the a worst every in Japan. A temperature a a a a a a a local data by Courtesy a. H Smith Boone weather observer yesterdays figures maximum�?28 minimum�?0 figures year ago today maximum�?44 minimum�?34 today a figures Low last night to above figures at 8 . Temperature la above precipitation none. Presidents Bale tuesday Jan. Soth. Armory Boone. Carl Nerio orc Hestra. J president s Ball tuesday l-29-d2 id Jan. 30th, armory Boone. Boon bus Ara always Wue Akl Nibbe orchestra. L-29-d2-adv Jin 1988. Despite Competition from other fibres world consumption of Contin increased from 17,150.000 Bales in 1920-21 to 28,000,000 Bales

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