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Moberly Weekly Monitor (Newspaper) - May 5, 1932, Moberly, Missouri Af 63 ASSOCIATED PRESS MOBERLY MISSOURI THURSDAY EVENING MAY 5 1932 MONITOR IBM MOBERLY BST KST NUMBER 18 IN HUNT FOR NEW TAXES Revenue De- dared Short Needs by Sen Smoot HEED MOVES TO REVIVE SALES TAX Serious Obstacles Stand in Way of Plans to Adjust Measure However Bulletin WASHINGTON May 5 A one per cent sales tax was re- today by the senate finance committee The vote against the tax was 72 to 8 i Senator Reed Republican proposed the general ex- empting clothing medicines farm implements Democrats voted almost solidly the tax The defeat was believed to have Skilled tax The 25 per tax fights was cut down to ten per cent but the 45 cents ex- emption tickets was re- moved Flour for Needy Arrives Here The first allotment of flour milled from Randolph county's share of wheat issued by the United States government for re- lief purposes arrived in Moberly today The shipment consisted 290 sacks of grade flour Randolph received one car load of this wheat It is being milled by the Model Mills of Salisbury Mo The remainder of the flour will be- received here fast as the is milled The wheat has been consigned to the Randolph county chapter of the American Red Cross through Otto Swoboda city clerk It will distributed to needy families by the Red Cross Welfare Salvation Army and the city relief committee NEW MINE WILL SHIP Operations Expected to Be in Full Sway Latter Part of Month BIG SHOVEL SCOOPS OUT A NEW ROAD RELEASE OF FALL UP TO HOOVER Warden Declares He Won't Heed Order of U S At- torney General WASHINGTON May 5 senate finance committee re- fused today to raise income taxes to the wartime level aa a part of its effort to find of additional annual which Chairman Smoot said it needed to produce to balance the budget After rejecting the wartime schedule which would have brought a surtax maximum of 65 percent the committee began an search for sources of revenue During the midst of the discussion Senator Reed can Pa that it restore the general sales tax to the WASHINGTON May 5 revised revenue was de- dared short of the goal of balancing the budget by Chairman Smoot of the senate nance committee and the tee was called back to look for taxes Smoot made his estimate after Howard Asbel to Truck Coal to tion Expected Here SANTA FE N M May 5 IP Ed Swope of the New Mexico penitentiary said today he would not release Albert B Fall from the state prison here on any less authority than that of the president of the United States or the federal parole board An er from Attorney General ell will i not be heeded Swope said The warden said Fall's ment papers specifically stated the former secretary of the inter- ior was to be confined until this fine is paid He asserted that under the law the only way Fall could be freed without payment of the fine was by authority of the president of the federal parole board or by taking a oath Fall sentenced to a year and day for taking a bribe while of the interior in the ing administration in connection with leasing naval oil reserves was fined The sentences passed in court did not specify payment of this fine at the pnd of his term The commitment en Swope said did carry the clause he was to remain confined until the fine was paid committee had applied to further reversals the in Crates and had settled back to learn from treasury Just v He pointed to even higher in- 4 In the income taxes'as one way of finding the additional which appeared to be necessary after the first survey of the More Money Required tinder Secretary Ballantine of the treasury emerged from the executive session of the tee cautious about making an estimate hut be intimated more would have to be found He agreed that the senate com- raised about a billion dollars practically the amount provided by the house but said even more money was required None too pleased with itself or the product of its labors the com- today to get done with the drastically amended tax and report it forthwith On nearly a dozen primary items the committee yesterday executed a right about face putting back into the measure four tariff levies and reversing its decision on a list of other items By the time it all tations of the bill's probable yield appeared mere guesses so the i whole thing was handed over to experts for refiguring To Report Next Their report was awaited If the Calculated revenue fell well short of the billion dollars needed Chairman Smoot Republican of said more taxes would be written in In any case he was to get the to the senate immediately so debate can begin next week Serious obstacles stood in the of his program Senator Bingham Republican Conn had pending a motion would produce an ly different He sought to sub- the entire program ted oy Secretary Mills for the evolved by the committee He offered this to head off an ment by Senator Walsh Democrat Mass to restore the house rates ea Income corporation and taxes with the treasury Use of excise levies Besides that Senator Reed Republican Pa was seeking to have the sales tax put back in The tariffs written into the lumber copper coal and They had been rejected days ago in a committee row flnit the determined tariff seekers their time and with well laid voted them in one after the imports will be four cents a pound lumber a thousand feet oil one cent a gallon with proportionate refined and while the coal tax was set at ATTACKS USE OF SUBS GENEVA May 5 States Senator Claude A son the submarine as assassin of the ed his attack on those craft as aggressive weapons of warfare in today's meeting of the ment conference WASHINGTON May 5 Attorney General Mitchell day he would order New Mexico state authorities to release Albert B Fall on Sunday judgment for staudt against the f secretary the interior for the fine which he failed to pay It was with a year and a day sentence after Fall's conviction of accepting a bribe in connection with naval oil reserve lenses Mitchell said that Ward en Swope of the penitentiary who announced he would hold Fall for of the fine or to extra thirty days and take the oath might not stand the situation and therefore he would be The fine is collectable Mitchell explained whenever Fall is able to pay it and the judgment stands as legal MASSIE ORDERED TO SAN FRANCISCO WASHINGTON May 5 The navy department on the of Rear Admiral Yates Stirling commandant of the Hawaiian naval district today ordered Lieutenant Thomas H to duty in the San cisco naval district The first shipment of coal from the Mining Company's new strip mine will probably be made between May 20 and Junel it was reported today Erection of the huge steam el to be used in stripping tions was completed Sunday and the shovel put to work Monday Finishing touches are now being made on the modern tipple to be used in cleaning and loading coal from the mine As construction work at the mine nears completion it is an- that Howard Asbell of Huntsville has awarded the contract for trucking the coal mined from the pit to the loading dump Asbell is to start operations with five new trucks which will haul the coal in trailers These trailers will be supplied by the mining company The first operations of the huge steam shovel were centered on construction of a truck road from the coal hopper at ple to the mining pit At the ent time the shovel is working on a fill which will allow trucks to drive to the top loading hopper empty their coal and back to the pit Build Mile of Road The road to be constructed will be a mile and a half long from the loading hopper to the coal pit The surface is to be shaled so that an all-weather road will be in service Shale for the route is being taken from the pits at the old slack washer east of ville The small steam shovel be- ing used there is one that will be used to load coal at the onto the trucks Although Asbell will start ing operations at the mine witn only five trucks two more will be later after the mine is in full swing Mr Kelce has ed that from 20 to 25 cars of coal will ibe loaded from the mine daily The steam shovel to be used in stripping the coal will scoop up six cubic of dirt at one bite means it will lift 8 tons at once In the operations now going on on the road building the el picks up huge boulders with ease and tears out trees roots and all One scoop full of dirt each minute was the work done day This means the shovel moves 480 tons of dirt an hour Install Loaders The final work now being done at the tipple is installation of the automatic loaders from the hopper to the tipple interior and onto the coal cars The coal will be carried from the hopper to the automatic Soup Kitchen Is Discontinued The Salvation Army soup kitchen for transients was dis- continued today Captain E A LaPlount announces Withdrawal of city aid will not permit its operation any longer he said The transient lodging house back of O'Keefe sale Grocery Co will probably continue to run as Mr has donated the quarters free of charge according to Captain The Salvation Army will con- its other activities and relief work before as as aid received will allow Captain LaPlount reports the Salvation Army fund exhausted and that the work is now carried on by tions During the past few tween 30 and 35 transients have been housed in house each night and between 50 and 60 fed from the Concannon station the captain reports He estimated more than 5000 men have been taken care of since the Bread line and lodging house was here last November 78 CLERKS CUT OFF BY BECKER Reduction Made Owing to Usual Lull in License Sales at This Time JEFFERSON CITY May 5 IP of State Charles U Becker said had ped 78 clerks from hrs payroll ing the past few weeks or that the employes had been notified they would be taken from the payroll within the next two weeks The secretary of state said the cut was usual at this time of the year and was made because those dropped were not needed as license sales began off Those dropped or notified they will be have been working as extra help since the first of the year he said He also said the extra was dropped one month sooner this year than last year The reductions in the different offices Kansas City 19 St Louis 23 Clayton 11 Springfield 2 St Joseph 1 and Jefferson City 22 Becker said there would in personnel of his department soon because the peak of- automobile license passed said he does not know many clerks were now em- ployed in the automobile license department but that the number is approximately the same now as it was a year ago All those dropped are in the license ment he said CONCERT BY STUDENTS TONIGHT Chorus of 100 Voices to Give Final Program in Music Week Observance CAPACITY CROWD FOR RECITAL LAST NIGHT Young Artists Praised for Excellent Program at Tonight Moberly's observance of al music week as sponsored by the Moberly Music Club will- end with a gala flourish tonight when more than 100 school pupils give a program at the Junior College The program will at 8 o'clock and the public is to attend Schools of the city and several music teachers have scheduled programs and recitals for the balance of the week but the gram tonight under the direction of Miss Hannah Whitacre lic school music supervisor will general city-wide ances i Week of Fine Programs Splendid programs have been given throughout the week Big crowds have attended and ed the programs and the largest crowd of all is expected to hear the school singers tonight An excellent program has been arranged It was announced in the Last night's music week ing was an organ-piano recital by Charles H Liedl and Miss erta Arthur at the Liedl home on East Logan They were assisted by Mrs Leo Eisenstein who pre- sented them and by Edward L AL'S MOODS VARY ON PRISON TRIP BORAH ASKS FOR RETURN OF SILVER Declares Recovery Depends on Restoring it to Place Occupied Before 1925 OUTLINES ECONOMIC PROGRAM Keating Moberly's most known tenor The Liedl home was filled to capacity for the recital Many stood on the porch of the home to hear the concert and others parked their cars nearby in der to music Praise Young Musicians The the gram that the young artists deserve much credit for their good performance Miss Arthur former pupil of Eisenstein and the Kroeger Music St Louis displayed good que Her numbers were tuneful and skillfully played from RUSSIA BUYS WHEAT LONDON May 5 district heard today that Russia had turned wheat buyer having contracted for tons of Canadian grain and of Australian at ordinary grain cash terms loaded The new shaker screens then to the ing tables where foreign matter will be removed then onto the railroad cars All slack carried through the tipple will be auto- washed being mine is owned by Grant Stauffer of Kansas City C of Missouri City and Russell Kelce of Tulsa Okla le Kelce brother of Russell Kelce is in charge here The company owns and has options on 2.000 acres of coal land The options are to be taker up as the shovel Continued on Page 4 HEARING FOR FOWLER ORDERED CONTINUED JEFFERSON CITY May 5 hearing for Patrolman Gilbert L Fowler was continued until morrow by Col Lewis Ellis at the request of Waldo Edwards of Macon ney for Fowler Fowler was suspended last after the charges were read to him by Sergeant Lewis ard The patrolman had been signed to patrol highways in the vicinity of Columbia His last ride actually under way Capona was by turns and contemplative at the train carrying him to the At- anta penitentiary rolled couth from Chicago He was snapped moods as he sat In his compartment with United Marshal H C W FUGITIVE RETURNS TO JAIL HERE ory Mr Liedl played the Modern Courier Now Delivers Daily to Farm Homes Along Three Highways 1 Senator Swanson would abolish the submarine but his thesis was opposed again today by the representative Yes times have Farmers of Randolph Chariton and Howard counties as well as various towns in this section are being brought a bit closer to berly and the outside world by a new delivery service recently in- by the In bygone days the rural er received news of current fairs days weeks and perhaps from wandering or from the lips of bors Now each afternoon a car races 122 miles each day through this territory bearing the final edition of the day's news The horn paper is thrown farmer's car races on to other eager ers further on Every minute counts in quenching the public's thirst for the latest news The farmer along the Salisbury wick Glasgow Fayette route re- paper hot off the press and almost as soon is de- livered in Moberly The now serves farmhouses along the highways from Moberly to Huntsville ton Hill Salisbury Keytesville Brunswick and in Glasgow ette Armstrong and in each of these towns an afternoon carrier service is maintained The motor route passes through country rich in early day Missouri history Modern gravel highways now follow what was once a plank road in the vicinity of a road which once wound through fields of growing tobacco slaves Speedy delivery by motor car is a far cry and quite a contrast from the days when crowds ered at each point to welcome the old lumbering stagecoach with its several weeks old mail More than 600 papers are ered daily along this one route Of this number a little over 100 are delivered to rural farm houses Lawrence Deianey is the representative who ers the county route each day He com- pletes the 122 mile trip in about three hours Other towns around Moberly served by motor bus or train with the on the same afternoon of publication are son Holliday Paris Renick Clark Cairo Jacksonville Higbee and other smaller communities Altogether there are more than homes in Moberly's trade territory receiving the dex at approximately the same time it is being delivered in erly These are exclusive of the subscribers on rural routes who are served by mail the next ing ALLEGED ROBBER WALKS INTO COURT HANNIBAL Mo May 5 Lynch charged with bery of the Farmers and chants bank here last October who since his arraignment here has been under arrest accused of robbing an express agency in coma Wash walked into court here today ready for trial His appearance came as a prise and the case was deferred until May 20 He was allowed to go under his bond of RECEIVE ROAD BIDS JEFFERSON CITY state highway ment today received 584 bids from road contractors and builders on of new road work The new work will be in 35 counties and includes 76 projects 47.5 miles of concrete paving 167 miles of gravel and 4.8 miles of graded earth A number of bridges are included in the ects electric organ of which he is proud with poise and precision using good registration and expression He studied under Mrs Eisenstein The organ-piano teamwork so was excellent The concerto by Miss Arthur with of the organ and violin by Mr Liedl and Mrs Eisenstein deserves mention Mr Keating with his gracious personality and usual fine ing again pleased his hearers to perfection He was accompanied by Eisenstein The Liedl home was beautifully decorated with large baskets of pink roses and tulips Several out- guests including a ber from Glasgow attended the recital Mrs Charles W Stewart well known local musician said today that the recital was a great cess and one of the features of music Moberly musicians w 11 1 aid further m observance of music week presenting programs night and tomorrow in ville and Salisbury The school orchestra under the direction of C F Osterloh will take part In the program at the Junior College tonight Miss Whit acre announces A committe from the music club composed of Mrs Hartley chairman Mrs Clem Raymond Roy Mikel Surrenders ter Absence and is Placed in County Jail 3 OTHERS SENTENCED HERE YESTERDAY Roy escaped from the county Jail at Huntsville a- years ago was ed to six months in the county jail yesterday J Maxwell justice Mikel had voluntarily surrendered to iff Irons Three other jail sentences were handed out in local justice courts here yesterday Las Denny was given 60 days by Justice W A Sours Riley Jackson was given 60 days and 30 days by Justice shall All three were charged with possession of liquor with Charles Brown and Aubrey Fox sawed way out of the jail about ago He was held on a charge of robbing the Snow Drug Store at Jacksonville Brown was held on charges of bad check writing and theft of Fox was being held on a car theft charge According to Sheriff Irons Mikel has been in Nebraska since his escape Recently he with the sheriff through a brother-in-law and then came home to surrender Mikel's surrender now brings Sheriff Irons record to five re- arrests of prisoners who have escaped from the jail at ville The others and were then recaptured ence Stephens who is now ing a two year penitentiary tence for his exit Robert Smith two years John Moore and ter Eades both of whom were arrested and then released to Hannibal authorities to face bery charges Five others who broke out of jail at Huntsville still at erty Brown and Fox were never James Price arrested on forgery charges is still free Two others one negro youth and one ANOTHER SWINDLE IN KIDNAP HUNT Gaston Means Charged with Taking on Promise of Recovering Baby Lindy MONEY PAH BY RICH WASHINGTON WOMAN 5 Gaston B Means was formally charged today with haying em- him by Mrs Evalyn Walsh McLean wife of the publisher of the Ington Post for payment to the kidnapers of the infant Lindbergh of the child Not Means pleaded not guilty before United States Commissioner ham Turnage who read the United States Attorney Leo Rover demanded bond and Means hastily summoned an attorney declaring it exorbitant While we him for his past Rover said in demanding the bond my in- formation regarding his past leads me to believe that if the bond is not set he will not be here negotiations which Means is alleged to have been conducting with Mrs McLean be- gan March three days after Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr Baseball Scores AMERICAN LEAGUE St Louis 000 203 141 At Boston 200 001 374 Hadley and Ferrell Lisenbee Kline Weiland Moore and Tate Jolley 1st Cleveland 000 000 361 Philadelphia 020 102 17 0 Ferrell and Sewell Grove and Cochrane Fox 4th Kamm 7th Only games NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston 010 At Cincinnati 020 113 052 XXX XXX Brandt Benton house 5th and Hargrave Kolp Johnson 6th and Schulmerich 5th bardi 5th Brooklyn 000 001 10x At Chicago 010 000 Clark and Lopez Root Grimes 8th and Hartnett New York 220 xxx At St Louis 000 xxx Walke rand O'Farrell Hallahan and Mancuso Terry 1st and and Mrs Albert Mahan have been placed in charge of ing the college The following persons will serve as Evelyn Fickas ret Connelly Marie Bledsoe lyn Hale Juanita Shearer ganne Roth Kenneth Spotts and Amos Jacoby Singers The following singers of the var icus city schools will take part in the numbers on the College Mixed Chorus Jean Curtis Martha Curtis Raymond Swetnam Dixie Howell Continued on Page 9 white youth each of whom were serving 60 day jail sentences are also free Universe Is Out of Derby Classic LOUISVILLE Ky May 5 Universe was officially declared out of the Kentucky derby late day by his owner T M Cassidy Decision was reached to send the colt to New York Sunday to be given a long rest to heal his in- tendon A veterinarian re- ported there was danger of his breaking down worked before a good rest wet grounds BROWNS BEAT RED SOX BOSTON May 5 St Louis Browns battered four Red today and took the Philadelphia at opening game of their series here 11 to 3 CARRY ON IN HUNT FOR BABY LINDY NORFOLK Va May 5 The yacht Marcon carrying for the return of the Lindbergh on another of its mysterious cruises sailed from its berth today at the naval base The cruise was planned for day by John Hughes Curtis cipal negotiator after- his return last night from his fifth trip by water Early his morning Lieut George L Richard naval officer working with the Norfolk boat builder conferred with the very Rev H another intermediary SELLS BATTERY STATION F B Rukgaber has sold out his interest in the Moberly Battery and Electric Co at 216 North liams street to his partner Dale Crabb it was announced today Mr Rukgaber has given possession of the business Mr Rukgaber has been ed with the battery station for the past two and one-half years while Mr Crabb has been there about five years Mr future plans are indefinite i was abducted Colonel Lindbergh is said to have given permission to Mrs McLean to take action Made Many Trips In the negotiations Lean made hurried trips to Aiken S C and El Paso tile rendezvous with the ed one of whom heav- ily armed was allegedly produced by Means Father Francis J Hurney of the Immaculate on Church acted as an intermediary at times as a result oi a tion said to have been made by Means that the Catholic could assist Means a former department of justice agent has served a in the Atanta penitentiary for a bribe and for to violate the prohibition laws District Attorney Leo A er said the warrant on which he was arrested charged that ly after the abduction of Charles A Lindberg Jr on March 1 Means represented to Mrs Lean he was in contact with the kidnapers and received from her on his assurance that he could bring about the infant's Scores Lack of Leadership in Demanding Arms Cut Reparations Settlement BULLETIN WASHINGTON D C 5 a surprise sage to congress today dent Fear and alarm prevail in the country Because of events in Ington which greatly dis- turb the public mind May 5 three fold program for eco- nomic disarmament of and re- of was presented to the senate today by Senator Borah Republican Addressing a crowded senate chamber Borah discussed world affairs stressing particularly the gold which he had been in force since 1025 venture he said that unless armaments are re- J so that burden is lifted un- less settled so that Europe can start and is ed to the place it occupied prior t-3 to 1825 to restore to some extent the purchasing power of one-half ft the world there will not m my Vj judgment be any ready return to The Idaho senator chairman ot the foreign relation ferred to what he described gloomy reports coming from Geneva disarmament conference and warned that unless an ment to cut reached the effect will be felt throughout the investors would wary j V I Not Meeting I how lone the people will te burden they are now Borah continued but we must be unmindful of the fact that everywhere including own are becoming restless We do not accomplish generally in this country by lution but there can tie no doubt of a general feeling among peoples that the governments not meeting the task before them Borah began his address by The summer of 1932 in my opinion will be of very great ment to humanity It will either mark the ning of recovery or it will denote greater distress than we have yet experienced Complaint is still being made against hoarding in this country might just as well against the law of self defense as against hoarding under present conditions We are advised again and return Grilled By Agents Means first was taken to the department of justice for J Edgar Hoover of the bureau of investigation He was to be taken a United States commissioner Rover said he would ask that he post a bond The warrant was issued secretly yesterday after being sworn by a government investigator The investigation was made un- der direction of John M Keith of the bureau of investigation who acted on orders of Hoover the bureau director Means was a close friend of the late President Warren G Harding Rover said he would ask a bond for Means Arraignment of Means before a United States commissioner was set for late today Mrs McLean's Statement The following statement on be- half of Mrs McLean was issued through the office of her personal counsel Albert W In offering my services early Continued on Page -4 again that the difficulty lies in lack of courage Doctor Needed It- is well to have courage and s confidence but when a man Is jt lying on his bed with a broken leg and gangrene is setting in he needs a doctor In response to a question from Senator Fletcher Democrat Fla Borah said he did not believe the Goldsborough recently passed -S by the House to increase the level of wholesale commodity would provide the needed relief I am perfectly he said that you can't stabilize the dollar J by currency to such an ex- tent care of the situation j to which I have referred There isn't a leading tn Europe who doesn't know less armament is pie will sink under the Q Borah said No He Referring to an international t silver conference Borah ed the senator from Utah tor Smoot says France and 1 land wouldn't agree to it Ask the senator from Utah present the facts which show they wouldn't agree to it Borah asserted that if the ed threw its hind a movement to give silver same place it had before be successful 3 We have no he roared THE WEATHER Mostly probably local showers and def storms tonight or Friday Cooler Friday in northwest j tion 4 Weather Here Today 6 a degrees Wind south Clear 1 8 a degrees degrees
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