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Washington Evening Journal (Newspaper) - March 18, 1940, Washington, Iowa Kiowa Ihra the a us Elflei a Tlumac it at Lola journal the evening journal partly Cloudy tonight and ties. Day. It older tue8 vow volume 47washington, Iowa m on Day by kn1xu number 2h column a about Iowa oar slips pins Han against tree Aix on a Andrew Jot Gens of Clear Lake suffered a severe injury to his Rich knee he was attempting to push his cat out of the ditch when it upped Back and knocked him Down pinning him against a tree. The car had skidded on Ico. 8tudents select King Queen of senior prom Fairfield Limey Nelson of Fairfield and Louis Shelman of Hillsboro were crowned pm and Queen of 11�� Senoli prom a it Phi sons student a held the an a urinal Spring serial event in the downtown armory this event termed the Quot pins Tom spree climaxes Quot Date we k at Parson. Baby plunges three stories sits up crying d k it to i nos eighteen month old Mannl Himes rolled out of a third floor apartment window forehead first on n flight of Steps feet below Ami sat up crying. Horrified witnesses called police. Ait Amu lamp took it infant i Ltd Road lawns general Hospital Doceti r there a Quot a Ltd preliminary exam Nina non indicated Dannie a Only in jury was a Large Bruise. Hunt death Driver who failed to Stop Cedar it a i do police w 1 sea Retting for a drive who fled after his pm struck and rats 1iinjured Clam Albert Barnes l.�. At an in Erse Loii Here s died of ins injuries two hour later witness s raid Barnes a it throw u High in the air w Hen struck he was run oct but an other Auto As he Lav in Ltd a treet. Ottumwa to fix Airport for new Stop Ottumwa kor re Effort Wilt lie role to has the Ottumwa municipal Airport in first Elu it a condition As a mop a then w North South airline Betm Oei he twin nil a and so Lamis. A. Clifton p Olson. Manager of the Ait port said. In h in tit1 civil a of omit try authority nil t approx Quot the report of beam liner Krawets w. Brown approving the local Airport provided certain improvements Are made his or Iii Nien Dation is it on Hll red re re i tic ally final. The virtual premia that Ottumwa will get airline service Mih a in months of Effort on tie part of local boosters Hitler prepares for offensive expect Hatch Bill to be sidetracked in House of a Neil re 1. 1 talks to s peaker of House opposed Senate approves measure this afternoon for a clean politics Washington. March is Cut the Senate today passed and St ill to the House the Hatch a a clean politics Hill prohibiting political activities by state employee paid from Federal funds. I Washington March 18 it it the Senate today approved an addition to the Hatch Hill w Inch would prohibit any person holding a government contract from making any contributions directly or indirectly to any political party or candidate on pain of $5.doo Fine or five years imprison me lit. Under fire Bov scout executive in tall com area Dies \mk8 Clyde Raymond a but a boy soul executive in the tall Corn area for Maiv yearn died her following an a x tended Hines of heart disease. Recently he had teen Emp Lowd in the a Oil conservation hoi vice at Mil Watiker wi.4. But had to Cefi fore Edt it give up his work thu Var because of ill health hrs turn let to ame in february woman hangs self daughter at sunday school Grundy front or m Rjohn Kuhlman. A hatred her self her it my bom of bar daughter. Mrs Leo liners tits daughter had a Ltd a to sunday school return or to take her toothed to Church die found he dead since a Lee up till of a he pit my the i years ago mrs Kohl Iii it had suffered spells old Spon Dency she was a Nativ of Germany. Ard she and or he hand formerly Farmed near her tailor sneezes with threaded Needle in hand Des Moines when a anal Briar rot to. Id year old tailor min w Ith a need a in Ham it i fms a doctor it ill in utes to undo the Danag Kelner 1 Otta had an itching nose while he was sewing Ltd a Butto. Reached up with his need by Quot hand inhale d and poof. Sci Arroita laughed apparently none the wore for the experience a the tied i was thread d and i tried to pull it Down with in thread hut it had stuck crosswise the doctor finished tie no in no time the Needle lodged in tin Back part of the Mouth was removed through the Mouth parents Back daughter for killing husband Ottumwa Quot he d serve killing Quot via the leation it it a me. And mrs. Ray Southern of of to mph when informed that limit daughter. Mrs Francis Laval i u Garcia a had confessed so shot her first husband of Dauth live years ago in fast St Luck Iii bothered by her con science. Mrs Garcia now the wife of a factory worker a Fairfield went to Mast St Imus and a surrender j de to police she diff it in so of j mrs Outh Rte sai�?~1 i Quot he was awful Mau to her in heat that girl he shot at her and would acc cats her of Sny j thing he kept two pistol on i ills Dresser and he would went. Washington. D. C., March 18 up the Senate a p oath a d a final Roll today on the Hatch Quot clean politics Quot Amend me its. With that the measure will sidetracked when it reaches the lower chamber. A sen a i a Vot wan exported to Day on the measure inner unanimous agreement of the a a a 1oi s. Speaker William it. Bankhead of i la House my de it obvious Itiat the measure is do tor heavy sledding when if reaches Lite Houe a emphasised i i Houkal Opp sit Lon to the measure 1 am not personally in favor of the hath act amendments Quot said Bankhead Quot and i Don t mind having so i think we have gone far enough in Hie original Hatch act in restriction gov rum of employees i am certainly not going to urge action on choir in Palm sunday cantata prime minister Neville Chamberlain of great Britain faces attacks in parliament for the government s attitude in the finnish Case. Now that the Finna have been granted peace at Russia s terms parliamentary observers May that chamberlains government might be taken to task in a very severe fashion. Chamberlain la shown in a pensive mood a he attended a recent meeting. Abandon Hope for 69_men Are trapped in Coal mine in Eastern Ohio since a saturday night Neffs Ohio. March 1r <11.19 Hope was abandoned to Lay for tut men entombed in the Willow Grove Coal mine of hit Hanna goal company of Cleveland. A n Laboured in relays in the narrow Tunnel through which they were Clearing away debris of the explosion that tort through the mine saturday night. They expected to reach tin chamber where tin men Art trapped by two o clock today leaders of the Tesque to ii said it would be a Miracle if any of the men Are found alive. Four miners Are certainly dead Early this morning Rescue workers Hont out the crushed bodies of two members of the Crew of the mine train who had been masked horribly against a huge electric motor that was t in Loose from its moorings by the explosion and Aero the Entrance to one of the Cross tunnels. Rescue workers had been Abb to see the bodies several hours before l lies rear he them. Two Rescue workers were killed saturday night. Trimming of Trees to help Street lighting is started a a. Lights on the streets a Al Wash where the branches hang Low ing Tomii Are going to have a bet enough to interfere i Teea ter Chance to fulfil their purpose a be bettered by trimming to who ii a task so Artl by the Rity he a nothing of the Way the trim this nooning has been Couplet a. A no greater expense for current the Street lights will penetrate the gloom further and More effectively. A fore of men began opera Lions on the lower limbs Ami a audience of about 250 branches of Lreh a on West mad heard the United presbyterian Imp in Street and from there is ill Eholt pm a lit a pain sunday a s i proceed to other Street when prs cantata Quot penitence Par that will dear the Way for the Don and 1�?~care&Quot by j. H. Maun a la a yesterday afternoon. The choruses were All Tauti fully done Ami the two out of a i a Wii hoists James Albert Huff i Tenor Ami Kenneth Peterson baritone both of Lowa Gity were exceptionally Good. The baritone was especially Fine singing with apparently Little Effort and at the same time bringing Forth the Lull round tones so essential to a Good Singer. The last chorus Sung by the choir of forty voices said by Many to he the Moat Beautiful although there were others throughout the performance that a re equally deserving of men hop the entire pm Itata was not lengthy being in thro1 parts each of i parts named from the tub under the direction of Carolyn Hamilton whose choirs always give a splendid perform Alec in whatever they undertake t lie presentation was in de do a Laiful Ami impressive. Miili Praise is also due the organist Helen Harvey who play the Acom pan intent and the appropriate or Gati prelude. Quot Palm branches Quot of Faure and Quot a prayer of 8t. Chrysostom Quot by Rowell weave i her offertory selection w a Quot springtime sketch Quot by Charles St a hitch Don it Blossom arranged the Lovely decorations which included a predominance of candies Ami Baa ter Lilliea. Partle ulary of feet Lye against a White background. The offering amounted to , doctor orders Roosevelt rest to cure his cold Washington d a March 18. Up Admiral Rosa me Intyre White House physician today ordered president Roosevelt to take two of Mir More Days of rest and relaxation to overcome a severe head cold Ami slight temperature. The president it alld off ail a a Gage Menta except one for today and remained in the presidential Section of tit White House. Rays of Street lights he removing i the branches that nigh he a struck those rays and make the streets dark in a Pic of the fact i that to cite has plenty of lamp with what should be sufficient Power. Not Danag Trees workmen engaged on the to i have been instructed to n the utmost care not to damage tin Trees Belr efforts will a Hod to injury hut to improve i up pea Ranee of the Trees and Ltd t a same time take away Branch g that Vav a ii i hey ate loaded will loaves keep hts it Light from penetrating it d pointed out t l4i t in practically by cum i mag will help str a t lighting Persona who might doubt whet Bur the dimming will help the look of Siretti arc urged to make a visit to Sunset Park a id see what trimming i i done to Tho hundreds of Trees in the a Park t lower branches have he a re moved and ill Trees stand tall und straight and i Lightham it plenty of Opportunity to Pene t rat. Itei Lini i Lioni Wiigs the worker who me a nov ing Lii it Terai in la hair followed by a truck Himi lha a la Ris left try the trimming is hauled a Way at once so hint the terraces and front Yards of Homes a not left lit term a with the trimming those w to have been tin of feet of tie trimming campaigns in a it her towns a that tile change i remarkable both in the appearance of the reels and the letter Street lighting that is made possible the City Multori or Are hopeful that Washington people will he Well pleaded with tin work after it is done see seven Robins Spring apparently is Here at last tier to put a it i bit head and let him a Divot on her it off if the appearance Ltd one Rohin indicate tit Cui approach of Spring it seems that the sight Ltd seven Robins All at one Lime should mean that Spring is a ready Hen Washington people a in enjoy cd yesterdays Sunshine and Lent Peru Tuia of nearly degrees Kurt of took it lot Gnu used that Spring had arrive Ltd and i ii Sui Knish is strengthened in a a to port that comas today Tom the Chat Imp a Goodwill Home on no Atli second Avenue yesterday a regular Hock Quot of a even Robins were seen a Quot the Goodwin premise Ili ii Appeal an in such numbers being Prat to startling for so Early in the new season if it i. Already a new season Paul Goodwin nine years old. Was the first of i Goodwin Lipus Ehold to see the Robins and he called to his father and his older brother Clifford who give evident that the seven Birds were actually there. Sixty Lille degrees yesterdays maximum temporal urn was 69 degree above Aero bringing the Mercury to tin High est Point since last fall. It was a wonderful Day with the Sun Shin ing constantly b to last night the weather changed. There was a hard show with lots of Thuu Dei and Light Flag and if of an Inch of Tain. The temperature dropped to h degrees Flushing tit Recta still a not her a Deuce of j Spring today was the tact that the Washington business streets j Ai being Given a hath recent snows and Rains result �1 in lots of mud being a posited on the pavements and today the Street f Lusher and a length of1 Hose an being used to go to rid of it. Mine explosion apparently claims 69 dead an await of the wins i i 11m vat Finis Biliter to miners mapped m the. Willow Grove Coal a i at the scene a the disaster Low a photo How 11. A re i a in a hop Wes abandoned Lor 69 Othet mine at hit Lali an att met to i 4 11 4ppod w i Iii. Mussolini leaders Confer in railway car on Brennar pass plans a a surprised by United press Adolf Hitler opened a drive today Lor a Nail vie Lory with or without in Savage warfare Long feared he Europe the fuehrer a i germans Gill to Confer f r two hours with Premier Benito m in Otin of Italy m i railway car 1mh on snowy or my r i he while Iii armed forces of i re ice truck up that Tempo of the i r Fri runs at alive at Roii quoth Al a. a a Anno Unrod offic in it \ after the meeting of the nun who til the destinies of two or Al and Allied Powers pending the h Mir when Hitler will do Eide of announce the 11 i i Ltd the Axin have been hinting d w apparent trat the Ger Man till hold the diplomatic olt n in again it Britain a Quot a frs a and Are trying furiously to Ink a on a of body blows a. Till a Hill a a til Are a a of n Edih a a it nil of a Enlora ion of j pay a in Finland. J. it service tuesday funeral Eric will he la Del in ii is a11ertioon at two of cock i t he i a Joner funeral Horn. Pm James h Imit out Thompson. It h a 11 of age. W Hii a Al Law i 11 i <1nv of in a i. Wash Ingfong county in Pital where he had beep in Early last octo j her. Or c Deadwood will hive . A the i i vices Whiteh will he t a loved Lburial in the family lot at Tinky Ota cemetery Mithoff i wan born june i i. He. At \ h Grove. New i Milt Trot it w and Lydia a j a re a it it oct i an Thompson Vyth n he was a Young Man the family my a Vod to Van Buren i of my a i it Milton Iowa. A married there a inn 3\ i a Ltd i. To ore1 a malt King of he ill on. They lived on a farm in the Milton Coitt Munif it until 19<>x when tins moved in tin a a a Minim unit a Wlinich was then Horn until 11-t a when the fam Ity mov d to i present Home on i farm of Quot tir Miles went of in leg t on. Or thump it i we a member i t in in nit i Resbit Ryan Elinich 1 it t he tor for the last Yara. Str Divinc i Iii to he widow few my a Taymond of claim til Lowa no Dlhy cd of Guinch. Ill Ltd granddaughter Judith vim a Guinch l to holsters or. W h hoc not Kansas Civ and i i r Hamon of a t Rami a i a her John Llcy i in i Ltd it Cheyenne. Who and a in i he i a Ltd hot to infancy and a Hihi a mrs. Charles it lift a ii u. I it i 1 i eased miss Dittmer sin feb in Ottumwa church1 a Between Gnu and two o clock mrs. Jurging is Token by death mrs. Elisa v. Jurging. 56, died of a heart Allmont Lut night about Rill at or Home 71- East Mam Ira or she had been in ill health since last a a temper and had been be fast a Large part of in time for Hie past week or More i funerals a tees will i yield wednesday afternoon it o clock in tin ion funeral Home haul hot i a i will be in Elm Grove cemetery. The services hot conducted by or r c Keagy of the methodist cd Iret i Ellaa Vernon Allen was born at Cairo lows on october i a m Hijii a ill re Hii to up tin i to i was Tarric ing and the me in a re eight years Washin a a and have re or a. J ii re n a he a Tho Dahl Church Sll i a revive by h i on my Ririeluis Cim. An i one daughter Marv , 11 i ill Home her Mother Mia. J i Auh a i. Ier. Mtg urge Reh heti o. Hot h re i i ii a i m use i tin t ii go w. A Arol \ i i e an a a sister in i .v., i i \ i n i Dave in t \ Hud h r Cia it to i Alt died eleven y a i go. Nichol to speak at tuesday a service i. 1% i a it a speak in it i a night in Exchange of dates today is made today that t id tight has been Madi in tie cd til of sermons tor hits we k a pre easter ser Virog. Or it c Mcagy and a \ w m Nici Iol scheduled to speak on tuesday and wednesday a Loui Hpe tue Viviav a Haig de to Nikii a of Wii to Atroth r Quot Gam ii it of or Keagy a so that the Anton on tuesday evening will he Given instead by or a i Choi and i Keagy will Prem h the Sennon on wed Day a n ing. The holy week services Are being held this we k at the res Hymei i in i Hurtti in i Epa i at ion for East r sunday lit retch will open t ills evening with re. W. J. Hts veins As Iii a nicer and my in in t h in i rth Lerian choir f Hlll will Al will lie led la i a a Auy. I he a i vice i ill begin at 7 3< p m. Each t i Imine Wjt ii the cent Iota Ltd i Iii a May w a u no Union service Wal hot in 11 i Calls of other in Tilo Lii Dill de Ai some of the Chun Viand on Friday when the service will tie held at 2 of clock m the afternoon. Child is shot to death while his parents absent emm it Khz re Iowa. Mulch incl i Lurnard Manns. Nine years old sfas Liot to death last night in it he barnyard on Hgt a Fairfield March 18 i n a in Grniet daughter of met and i c ii Dittmer of Washington and Beth a if. Daughter of or and mis Vav n Relf of a Che ter wet among the 70 indent of Parsons col leg who a Tig at a special concert of the philharmonic choir at the Ottumwa fit it presbyterian Ohnich 011 mat h 17 the program was pee rally arranged by professor Donald Dean Dawson Dir clot of the Timir in keeping with Palm sunday services. I Dittmer is a Junior at in a non and mias Rolf a freshman the group of students who Ana at Ottumwa Are the in it a who will probably make the Prim tout of i Parsons Phil j a motor choir which starts March i uni continues through april 8 Thi trip includes several appearances before Chicago audiences. Mij c Jones of Ainsworth 1 in tiding few Days at the Harold g White Home Northeast of Milij fathers farm Brink said the g ill shot wound known person. Coroner r j Hoy died from a fired by an in and that an in a Fie to Lim in old tilday the Lioy had been left at Homi with do a rollers and Sisters while i parents or. And my Lee Munda. Were visiting in pm Mats Buff

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