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VOL. LXXL No. 109TUESDAY, MW ll, 1913
MT. I* LE AS ANT, IOWA
By Paul Mallow
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(Distributed by King Features Syndicate, Inc., Reproduction In Pull or In Part Strictly Prohibited.)
Throw Barrier Across Tunisian Area
New Rules On Blackout
Read Them And Get Ready For Test
They’ll Do It Every Time - - -
WASHINGTON — CONGRESSIONAL FEVER his been running a little high over the lavish entertainment
activities of a lobbyist trying to secure war contracts.
The well-known names of a lot of the area headquarters
officials who bi ke his bread in a a blackout for an air
She MAD BEEN LOOKING ^GOWARD
to his first furlough uke the
LANDLADV LOOKS FOR TNE RENT
MON EV' Oh BOV ^ IVE GCH* FOUR DAYS leave And I'm going TO SPEND Ex/ERV vliN-i UTE OF »T R16HT HERE \ in OUR own little I apartment with you
New rules have been announced by
regarding raid test.
house h*- rented n Millionaires’ Row ; These are the latest regulations and <R Street, northwest) have been hand- are authentic. A surprise test Will
i tak*- place in this area and persons
cd about lreely.
The trouble behind the story apparent!;, is ’hat tile congressional investigators have been unable to find that Un particular lav; Ii spending lobbyist got many war contracts, or J undeserved ones of which there must have been many if the law , rf averages prevailed during the awards of these historic billions of war dollars Slow suc'o ful lobbying is gene?-' ally accomplished in a different way If congress is really hot and bothered en the subject, it/tan look into the dint in senate’s own special silver committee blast an
houtd be prepared Briefly here is what to do:
1. When the siren or other signals sound in the first long blast, turn off all lights in homes and buildings immediately, or cover windows so that no light will show.
2. I.eave the lights out, or the windows covered, until street lights go on again.
There will bp other .riggals by the lrens but they do not affect the resins home After the first bef ne the econd, traffic and itioi; can contin O' with
A 7~MY son' .just think\
AND then- f
CAN HAVE vOU FOR l
VEAh - AND I four whole DAvS * now Then,wouldn't ( now bettv don’t hWv vou know it-? about where im goi*ju u to sleep tu be pep- >
FECTlv CC^'FC>RTA8t-E V On the uvino Room
Crowing Fear In Germany and Italy
they’ll DO rr every time
Expect Allied Armies To Thrust Into Homelands
80,000 Axis Men Trapped
LOU RADCLIFFE, PftCiFK. RAuSADES
ti, Class Exercises At Olds This Week
and there it vol! find a silver lobby- tran.<p 1st employed as I- deputy clerk He dimmed lights, hifpd no big house. Hi moved into At the second blast of the whb th*- senators' own office building and sirens, all traffic stops Another Where he occupies room 433A. blast of the whistle, the third, will
Th. gentleman! name is Janus A permit t.afflo to be resumed with -
White i «I winn h« ; re.* clerking dimmed ights, bu’ still th#, light-', in Seniors To (Jet Diplomas for lh*- special silver committee, h*- is homes and buildings are out. No sig- ( employed IX the Rocky Mountain nal will sound for the turning on of j Metals Foundation, with headquarters lights in th* homes or buildings, but!
they may be turned on when the Olds, Iowa street i gilts go on
Louden, England (INS) WhIe informed observer*; today stressed the fact that the axis, in particular Germany, i still strong militarily, reports from th continent indicated today the growing fear of Germany and Italy that the I me is not far off when ailed armies will thrust into their home-
British Navy Moves Into Area
Allied Headquarters in North Air ca -‘INS)—Britain’s first amu- slammed
in the Barr building here
MUSICAL PROGRAM i2 Enrolled In AT SWEDESBURG HALL n , r r
_! Red ( toss (ourse
Tile Ber eau Bible class of the» _
Swedesboro Lutiurai church ^,A1.'I'akinM Lav Instructors Course
sponsor an evening of musical entertainment to be given next Tuesday.
_ May 18, at 8:30 at the Parish Hall In
Baccalaureate services Sa* de burg. The program will con-1 Painting out tna’ -
In First Aid
lands to oust the lea lei s of Nazidom the door on some 80,000 axis troops ani Fascism. Lapped on the Cap Bon peninsula of
■Reports filtering in from the con- Tunisia as the Royal Navy moved in
tin* nt si lowed th* Italians to be ex- for an<j blanketed the enemy
tremely nervous, while even the Ger- with merciless fire from tile sea. mans were .shocked by ’he capitulation The gate was closed and all pussier crack Nazi troop-, which .surrendered bilify 0f land c&cape denied to the Ger-to th* American forces in Tunisia. *nans wrhen first army troops took
Reich marshal; Herman, Goering three towms and reached th*' outskirts
chut of tile Nazi air forces, was re- of Hammamet throwing up a barri- •* ie ported by Moscow to have visiter 0f men an<3 ^feel across tile entire Rome to confer with Mussolini anet western end of the 60 mile peninsula, then to have flown to Naples for a Nazi resistance fell apart and dwund-conference with German commanders led down to disrupted scattered en-in the Mediterranean area. counters. Droves of) discouraged and
Following Goering's meeting with ll demoralized axis so' liers gave them-Duce, it was reported. Italian govern- ’ selves up as prisoners as the guns of rn<’nt chiefs were called into an urgent the Royal Navy ripped and tore the secret session. Cap Bon beaches rendering impossi-
<A commentator on th*’ Nazi-con- pie any large scale ’’Dunkirk’’ evacu-trol’ed Danish radio, according to action.
London broadcast, said the “battle for j Mopping up operations on the pen-Germany is about ta begin and an ‘ insula already have begun. Some isoatmosphere of tension and foreboding lated axis units still are battling des-
hangs over Europe )
i held at Olds Congregational church, i t of trk
AT A MEETING of »tie sub-commit- j May 9th. 1943. 8:00 p. rn
lo' of th* *nate banking and cur- f|, ^ | Processional
rency committee (the Malony committee ■ he sat by the side cf the silver block leader. Senator McCarran • Democrat-Neva da) and MrCarran introduced one of his letter* into the record
The bill before the committee proposed ’hat the treasury sell some of its silver hidden away in the ground
a’ West Point to industries for war
t change the P^ted by the briard of supervisors on the countv soldiers’ relief r:mmis-
ducts and solos, both vo-1 in the Red Cross First Aid Lay In-
Two New Members On Commission
Will Kukkaber an(j Austin McDonald Appointed
Two new members have been ap-
cai and instrumental given by several I st! actor's Course which opened Mon-Mrs Maud* Davis members of the Crawfordsville high! day at Iowa Wesleyan college, War-
purposes It would n silver aet or weaken the silver program I
The treasury wants the bill to contain a provision allowing it to sell this silver at not less than 50 cents an ounce, but the silver bloc wants the nill to .specify 71 cents an ounce —21 cents mere. The silver boys do ( not wSmt the government to sell silver t at less than the subsidy price which ( they inuxvi'd upon the treasury in
their la. I July ti 1939 StlldV Plan IO ( Ut
The matter of Mr Whites employ- ^
ment came up at that hearing. Senator Danaher * republican, Connecticut) asked the conspicuous Mr. White at McCarran's side three questions;
Whether he was on the senate pay-roil; whether he was director of the Washington, D. C. (INS* A plan for , Rocky M un tain Metals Foundation;} (be agricultural disarmament of Eu-and who supported the Metals Foundation.
His answers were:
Mon Will Rukgaber w'as named tv succeed Major J £• Hague of Hillsboro who resigned and Austin McDonald of New London was appointed to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Dr J W Laird Elmore Eric.vm cf Wayne township is the third member.
The commission administers the soldiers relief fund of the county.
Scripture Le -son ... Thanks Be to God" Baccalaureate sermon
. Rev Hobson chool under the direction of Miss aer A Russell, chairmen of the Hen-
Congregation Hlene Benson. Following th*- program J ry County R*d Cross Chapter, today
Rev. Hobson ufreshments will be served by the, said that on completion of the Lay
.. Triple Trfb ! class. j Instructor’s course, those now enrolled
miss M»r,da Davis Steal A Plane
Plav Presented at Kiwanis Meeting
Kiwanians were entertained with a one-act play given by Iowa Wesleyan tudents directed bv Mrs. Betty Wit-
The* Freshman and Senior Home J Economic- girls entertained their»
Escape From Jail;
Standard and Advanced First Aid. Under the intensified Red Cross war
Europe’s Production of Staple Foods
rope in order to help prevent further j wars, today is understood to be the j subject bf exploratory study by Amur was only a deputy clerk without ericas official post-wai planners.
The plan which may be presented
pay in the senate employ as an assistant to the clerk of the senate sil-. ver investigating committee; that he was director of th*’ metals foundation. and that the foundation is supported by mining companies interested in silver.
The moral is that you do not need to hold thousand-ddlar dinners for official social butterflies in Washington to do the most important kind of lobbying here that gets things done your way.
mothers at a tea Thursday afternoon.! Two Somers Flee at Bakersfield at the schoolhouse. I „ ... ,
The commencement exercises will be California
held Thursday evening. May 13th a.
S OO p rn The following are the graduating class;
Helen Lucille Barquest,
H Barry Black, Jr.
Everett A Boa!.
Helen Dorothy Davis,
Paul Erickson Gratice Eichelberger Louise Fenton Jack Huston Miriam Huston Helen June Johnson Ralph Johnson Helen Lois Kennedy Betty Jane Lauger William Lauger Meriam Elaine Miller Harold D Olson Dorothy Arlene Palm Robert O. Peck Eugene S. Quick Merton Rcth Gilbert Swenson Edwin Swartzendruber Louise Elaine Tolander
I will be authcrlzed by the Bed Cross ,mPr am) .ntro,uced bv D„ Waldo
to organize and conduct, classes i« Braden ^ club enjoyed the humor-
cu; play, “Silence Please,” ably presented bv the students. program, ti * y wBl be qualified So j MembCTS 0, th, cast cordon
teach several classes of 35 persons RhodfS Jane Miriam bleach simultaneously. The Red Cross. ]kk ^ Mlmn) Aumann
he said. expects to tram about 2.500 -| AnnounMmeB, wa5 made that club OM persons throughout the nation in;mrmbels had contrlbuted H5 for pur-first air this year.
The lay instructors’ course here
perately in the Hammamet sector.
109,000 Prisoners T?ken To Date
London. England (INS* More than I OC .COO axis prisoners have been taken in Tunis and rn:re ar*’ being captured every hour, a spokesman at allied headquarters was quoted by the Algiers radio as announcing today.
Boost In June
chase of Red Cross kit bags. A letter
for discussion to the United Nations food conference at Hot Springs, Virginia. next week, envisages limiting Europe’s production of staple foods including wheat, sugar and potatoes.
The nations of western Europe such as Germany. Franc*, Belgium. Italy and Spain along with the Scandinavian countries would be called upon to grow chiefly vegetables, fruits and
dairy products. They would be madeI -
dependent on the United States, Rus- Rotarians enjoyed a fish fry Mon-sia, Canada Argentina and Australia day evening at the R. K. Crane cabin for grains. i at Oakland Mills, Plenty of fish and
_ proper dishes to go with it were ser-
Bakei.-fiel I, Calif. (INS) — Two I army enlisted men broke from the military jail last night and escaped in an airplane thee stole from nearby Minter Field, the Bakersfield sheriffs office revealed today.
The men wearing blue army fatigue clot iring, were identified as Privates Thomas McDonald, 21, and Ronald Boyies, 22. Their home towns were not immediately available.
After escaping from the guard house at about 9 30 P. M . the men sauntered to a line of basic training planes on the field, according to air ba^e officers Their attire, officers said, made it easy for them to gain access to the plane. Boyles, before his recent arrest, was a flying cadet.
Car and Truck In Headon Collision
under the direction of Wheeler Van Steinburg cf St. Louis, first aid field
which the interclub relations committee is sending to other clubs of the division was read.
-representative of the National Red, p]am ,mye nMde for „ ,l8h fry t0 Cross, and Dr. Stewart Jackson, local bf heM nwt MH„,av evPnlne at physician. The 15-hour course is «-;cookes cabln at M1IU.
peeled to be completed May 15th , Dretser, lnstructor of
First Aid training in this county is
soldiers at Iowa Wesleyan. guest.
the was a
under the direction of the local chapter first aid committee, with represen- _____
ration from agencies and individuals' a ta • I 111
vitally interested in the movement. A lV0SCinClS I 103,
The committee here consists of: A M Wettach, chairman; Dr. Stewart Jackson; Lloyd Hill; James Jamison; Everett Clover; Helen Hallowell; W L.
Hinkson and Walter Schrupp.
To Convert From Oil To Coal Heat
Rotary Fish Fry Held at Oakland
Bonner Car and Heilman Truck Both Badly Damaged
Vance appraisal of public sentiment a vcd to 40 members and guests. There year-and-a-hilf hence, which is some- was no business meeting npr was there what illogical. Ia Program, but everyone had a good
If we have not won the war by No- time. vember 19’4. or do not have victory Guests were Cape C. J. Herbert. et hand, public sentiment is likely to Capt, Sam Cowan, Lieut. Map-on and he anything but favorable to the par- Lieut. Harris ol the air detachment at' waist while Heilman was going south ties who have been conducting the Iowa Wesleyan, James and Animi
war that far.
Wallbank and Will Vance.
KEPI BLK’ANS are getting a little perturbed at the frequency with which Mr. Roosevelt is mentioning the fact that he is cominander-in-chief of the army and navy. He made a point of it in his broadcast with President Camacho, of Mexico. He mentioned it again in his radio talk on the coal strike.
The politicos have therefrom developed the idea that the president, may run for a fourth term not as president, but in his auxiliary capacity as head of the armed forces.
In past history, presidential leadership over the army and navy has been'cause a political demand for new gen-largety technical, legal and anim- erals all the way up. It all depends iirnr IN PI OUIDA
portant. The actual command of upon the military situation at the »
both branches cf the service was in time. j
charge of technicians. I From a purely political standpoint. Word has been relived bv frierr
In this war Mr Roosevelt however, I it would seem far better fcr Mr , cf the death of Walter Boate, of
has exerted more than usual influence Roosevelt to have the war concluded Sulphur Springs, Florida. He died Olin strategy and managership of mil-1 in victory before the election Then a heart attack a week ago Monday at J
itarv movements’. he could be involved in the problems St
A car driven by Virgil Bonser and a truck driven by W. G. Heilman cf Houghton collided headon on highway 218 13 miles south of Mt. Pleasant on Monday evening about 9:45. Both machines were damaged badl^v and Bonser and his companion Harry Miller were taken to the Memorial hos-p:tal for treatment of cuts en the ace and other minor injuries.
Bonser, employe of the Lloyd Hill (uto repair shop, was driving north
REPORT 26 DUTCH
It seems just as easy to suppose that R K- Crane headed the committee impatience and resentment against the ; in charge, leadership, even if presented as com- I
niander-tn-chief. would by that time WALTER gQATE, KNOWN
Just what happened has not been def nitely determined, but the car and truck hit with great force. Damage to the two machines may total between $800 and $1,000,
The battery out cf the car was found about 50 feet from the place where the accident occurred. Neither machine overturned. The site of the collision was at the north edge of Lee county.
Washington. D. C. — Price Administrator Prentiss M. Brown announced that home owners will not be asked to
- I convert oil burners to coal or wood
London Eng. <INS*— Execution by next winter. This constituted a major the German occupation authorities of reversal of last winter’s oil policy in 6 patriots from all parts of Holland the 30 states where oil was rationed for fomenting strikes and sabotage Brown said ’while the fuel oil short-was reported to the Dutch news set- age remains serious—even critical in vice, Aneta, today. i places—the supply of coal and wood
In addition to those killed. IO other that can be made available in certain! Dutchmen have been sentenced to areas has been reduced to the point death, Stockholm reports said. I where it is now inadvisable to force
* -further conversion of certain types of
IOWAN FINED $1,093 burneis to these fuels.”
He said other reasons for the change of policy was the lack cf local coal
- dflively facilities, the shortage of ma
Burlington, la. Donald Dallefel^, jerjais for conversion, and the man 26. M jd Ie town, la., was fined $500 on p0wer shortage making it difficult t< each charge when he pleaded guilty in t conve,slon equipment installed. district court here Monday to illegal possession and liquor nuisance charges. Dallefeld was arrested May 6 bv the Des Moines county sheriff’s office and 17 cases of liquor, bearing Illinois seals, were confiscated from his car and trailer home.
ON LIQUOR CHARGES
DOROTHY OWENS AND ROBERT G. KIME MARRIED SATURDAY
Des Moines — Iowa social welfare card officials said Monday one IoWan will receive an old age pension check of $42 in June.
The grant, they pointed out. wall be $12 higher than the old $30 maximum recently repealed by the legislature. The assembly removed the ceding and irdered that future assistance be based upon need :f the applicant.
Approximately 30 grants above the dd $30 ceiling have been approved for June, the officials said. The average is between $32 and $33. they added.
Explaining these are “exceptional ases," board member King R. Palmer said “a large part of the increases are due to medical needs of the recipients.”
There are 54.174 pensioners en the rolls and the average payment up to now has been undo?' $23. However, higher allowances for fcod are sched-il*’d to take effect in June.
The state spends 8‘t million dollars a year in pension payments. Most of that amount is matched by federal funds. Washington, however, will not provide matching funds for that part of any assistance payment above $40 a month.
ILLNESS AND INJURY MAR CLASS SERVICE
RECEIVES BOX OF
! The marriage of Miss Dorothy Lu-j tillr Owens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs lira Owens, of Olds, and Robert
GIFTS FROM AFRICA < Kin*, son of Mr and Mrs
’ J A K me of Mason City took place
-Mrs. Phil Igo reef wed an un- May 9th '.it (the par:mage of the
usual box Saturday from her dauph- Cl r.stiati church. Kahoka. Mo. The ter, Lieut. Phyllis Igo in East Africa Rf, Claude W. Ristnger officiated at The box contained a beautiful red the single ring ceremony. Mrs. Kime wool, embroidered shawl, one native is a cr duate of the Olds high school basket, a green Egyptian embroidered in the class cf 1942 She has been wool bed spread, two scarfs, yellow, employed in the Owwrts Cafe at Olds and green which Play 11 s had been us- i for the past year.
Iowa City. Iowa (INS)—Lieut, Colen*! Bernie Biermara. former University of Minnesota football coach, has been ordered t: a new assignment
somewhere in the Pacific, it was revealed today.
Bierman, navy pre-flight coach for w’hite saddle for her land high school, class of 1939. He is I shout a year, will leave ’he Iowa City
London, England (INS)—The Buda-; ing as drapes and a little brown don- Mr. K ine is a graduate of the Way Reuters reported today, J key with a
Winfield, Iowa — Rev. Lemon gave he ma n address at the baccalaureate el vices Sunday evening at the Meth-dist church. Rev John Porath was to deliver the sermon but became ill last week and is confined to bed Dorothy Purvis. . enior, fell on the tops at church while getting ready for the exercises and baoke her arm Keith Haight, senior, urns stricken with appendicitis Saturday and was taken to the Burling! ii hospital. He underwent an operation Sunday morning.
LIEUT. COL. BIERMAN TO NEW ASSIGNMENT
, Cut Communication
Joseph hospital in Sulphur Common political assumption ev- cf peace and the argument of his in- Springs. Funeral service was held on J
ervwhere sn:m» to be ^ he dressed under far rn:reP favorable For many years. Mr. and Mrs Boate 1 said telephone communication between cousin, Maicus Canby, Phyllis' broth- a telegraph operator in the lf & St.' base early next month, it was stated
he Te *lected°Tn accordance with the auspice* than if victory is then lack- ran a blanket stand at the Henry ' Turkey and Bulgaria has bern shut or. Ensign Rxhard Igo, has been pro- I railroad office at Oskaloosa They Navy authorities withheld details <
pc i*-pi* tun 1 ‘ rnuntv fair nff mot od to lieut (J G). will make their h mc In Oskaloosa. Bierman s new assument
above strategy. * This calls for an ad- ing. county