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Port Arthur News, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1930, Port Arthur, Texas Make Certain You're in Census Today The Port Arthur News XXIX NO 108 PORT TEXAS FRIDAY APRIL 18 1930 FIVE CENTS DOUBTS CLAIM ARTHUR eight months ago n L Murray appointed by Dan Moody Judge of the newly created criminal district court J Murray announced that he i would endeavor to achieve the aim of of affording i prompt nnd efficient j for all accused of offenses In Jefferson county How well Murray has ed to his pledge Is a matter of com- mon backed by facts THE criminal district under Murray's judicial has a Is believed outstanding in which canes go to trial has been In tho In- of law nnd order Following settings i are fixed In Jig nnd Judge j Murray has adhered rigidly to a policy of denying efforts to delay i f policy Is In the 1 ests of the citizenship Certainty of to mit of cases has un- doubtedly been n deterrent of and the effect of quick Instead of even delay has been UDGE Is the first on Jefferson court bench He has been reluctant to an- for because In no doing felt would to a lucrative law practice for a relatively It only after repeated ing by friends and thoughtful and of law and order Judge Murray contented to announce he would be a date Diversion Of Grain Shipments From Port Is Cited At Hearing OF GIVES LINES EARNINGS Sabine Case Likely To Ex- tend Into Next Week LESS RETURNS EXPECTED Testimony Introduced Op- posing New Railroad Testifying the Kansas City Southern in the amount In thn j tho qualifications of any or may the to we nonetheless are of the belief that thr known fairness which has been Judge on the bench should warrant determination by thoughtful citizens that he be re- elected to It AS a matter of when the primaries are Judga ray will have been levi than a year in and certainly fice of practice morn re- than the salary of judge In him to re- election in HIP history of the company with the of 11 A C K of Kansas City continued testimony In the Inter- state Commerce Inc In the Sabine Basin railway case which were heard this morning in Goodhue hotel reverted back to tin Vaughan this where they will be held for thr remainder of the session Weaver testified that 39.3 per cent of the total tonnage of the K C S handled In 1829 or 29.73 per cent nf the attributed to petroleum and products The being conducted by Examiner IT C to whether thn Missouri Pacific and Fe railroads shaJI be allowed to enter the district through acquisition of the Castern Texas Electric company interurban be- tween Port and Beaumont wilt Into next week observers predicted at the sion of the tension Weaver testified that although the K C H did have large earning in 1920 the prospects for 1930 wire not bright at all and every 1 lion wna that these earnings tn race 1C Column Illness Fatal BISHOP'S SON BOOKED ON HOMICIDE CHARGE NEW YORK April 16 Mathrw MM on Jr reported by police to bo the of the bishop tor of Tenn was hooked on a homicide charce by police following the death of David Paynter 73 retired printer room of house early Maxon Columbia player having broken n over elderly hrad WORK COMPLETE Hospital To Open Tuesday April 29 The St Memorial hospital en the Beaumont road will begin receiving on dny April 29 it was learned this while the be formally opened with three days of being conducted April 27 28 and 29 Onr of the days he for Beaumont people while Sunday will be for the people of Port Arthur and vicinity Con- struction work has been completed and equipment U rapidly put Into place In preparation for the POSTOFFICE LEASES TO BE INVESTIGATED WASHINGTON April of all office waa ordered by ihr today The ed without a objection the resolution authorizing of a nf fire members to mike the COMMANDERY INVITED TO EASTER SERVICES The Arthur No 73 lieen to Join tn Caster with the com- mandery to be held morning 3 o'clock A on 4 Inter- CONFEREES AGREE ON SENATE CASEIN RATE WASHINGTON April IS tariff hill d upon the on duty from 2 to 3 1 2 NEGRO SOUGHT IN ASSAULTING WOMAN HOUSTON April H making M day for a whn IP reported to harr a lon a m on her lo work KNIGHTS OF MALTA TO ATTEND CHURCH Lonr Star No 621 of members arr planning to attend the tist church In a body day Every they attend some church In a Thir year they the church Knights will meet at Carpenter hall Seventh street Beaumont avenue Ml 7 p m march tn the church PALATIAL HOME OF COAL DEALER BOMBED ASHTABULA Ohio April lr The home of M C coal early today No one Injured The Mew out a large pait of and down Ing COTT CENSUS RESULT DOUBT Local Enumerators ing To Galveston Because Port Arthur census enumerators are direct to the office In progress of the work of ing Port Arthur's population wits In doubt today Twenty-five have working In Port Arthur with but one reporting as Col H H general ager of the chamber of said he hud Super- visor Hawley at for a list of the enumerators here and the assigned lo each Length of time remaining before hooks will be finally closed Is not but It la believed the work will continue for ilaya in order to pi re opportunity lo their territories The News on this prints a coupon to be filled out by those not their bors or have been counted No figures were available today to indicate the of tho work here Reports that In one negro territory believed to have about negro enumerators actually found about 3000 SCHERZER ENGINEER WILL CONFER HERE E T Hatelet chief engineer of Scherrer Rolling Bridge com- pany Is expected here within tho next few to confer with City Engineer W O Bower and other members of the engineers sub- of the Pleasure Pier bridge body on plans for the pier pany drawn by com- GOTT PLUMMER FUNERAL RITES TO Veteran Sabine Pilot Dies After Long Illness BODY TO TODAY Preceded In Death By er At Beaumont Captain Cott 205 n charter member of the Sabine Pilots and the oldest ber or the association in point of died at o'clock Thursday afternoon In John hospital at after a long illness Captain Plummer died a week afler his brother Captain Fred Plummer died In Beaumont tain Cott death came as result of an illness which be- when he collapsed aboard the pilot boat off Sabine several weeks ago after he had taken a vessel Here When H Coming to Port Arthur when he was 14 yean of age with his ther Captain Otis Plummer whc was the first bar pilot off Sabine district Captain Plummer had established himself not only as a pilot out also as a business brink connected with several business enterprises In Port Ar Sabine and Beaumont In 1909 when he captured the famous ths veteran pilot helped Port Arthur on the map ands of Port Arthur to see the giant monster uf the and to go bade with tales of this section of the country Intimate Captain Plummer wan an mate friend of John W who with Arthur Stllwell has been with Port Arthur The body is to arrive In Beau- mont at o'clock this afternoon from and w be to Page 16 Column LEEjS DEAD Texas Congressman cumbs In Washington WASHINGTON April 15 R Q died today following an stroke suffered about a month ago was serving his first term In the houw having been elected to succeed Rep Thomas Blanten The Texas congressman had shiwn of Improvement until several nays ago when he a relapse GYROSCOPIC ROBOT PILOTS PLANE SAN FRANCISCO April 18 giant Ing controlled by two small gyroscopic flew a straight lino from Mather field neat of the army air to San circled around for a few and returned with unerring sion to its starting point last night flight was witnessed by thousands It was undertaken to prove the value of a plane for bombing purposes In time of war Loaded high explosives and controlled from a distance It could be a juggernaut of destruction against an Major Hugh J second bombardment Hans Adamson representing the of war and Elmer Sperry brother of the In- ventor of the rode In tha but aside from Major Knerr taking off a button to circle the business and the plane was not controlled by man Contact radio was kept with the two fields but radio had nothing to do with control of the plane The gyroscope mechanism was ed near the forward section of the where It unerringly corrected every deviation from the charted course Christians Commemorate Death Of Savior Today Solemn Services Mark Observance of Good Friday in Churches of Christendom Friday was solemnly celebrated today by Port Arthur O and In all the principal churches of the In Catholic before altars stripped of their ornaments and surmounted by veiled priests devoutly prostrating themselves today com the death of ChrUL The of the the singing of the and the singing of the observed In St Mary's lic church here as In all Catholic churches throughout the world Christian Port Arthur entered Holy Week last the Jews commemorated the de- liverance of Israel from the yoke of thp Passover 1000 years ago the Christians began celebrating the deliverance of the deliverer from the grave One celebrated the birth of his other the birth of his religion For the Jewish as such was born In the the TWO BURNED BLAST ON TUG Damage Done To Texas Company's Juliet It April burned about the hands and face W M 29 captain of the Texas Company's pleasure tug and J H Mitchell 35 his who waa less seriously were at a hospital here Friday as the result of a gasoline explosion aboard the foot at the foot of Pearl last night Mitchell resides at 2635 Tenth Port and Holmes In Gritting park Damage to the craft estimated today at Gasoline from the Hoc or a which became ignited by a spark from the waa blamed for the blast by Probable death for the two men and destruction of their craft wu averted when the was by the Beaumont flra department before it had reached 300 gallons of gasoline stored on the tug according Jo Mitchell The flare occurred in a tank containing nine and located just above the tor MACHINE GUNS PLACED TO PREVENT TROUBLE JERUSALEM April IS Telegraphic Machine guns hare been placed in strategic positions on all the main streets of Jerusalem to prevent sible trouble growing out of the Christian and Mohammedan days ARE VALENCIA Spain April IS persons were dead and 20 badly hurt today following a col- between a train and a senger bus near a mining town in this vicinity It wu Im- possible to Identify the bodies GIRL ROOMMATES OF VICTIM QUIZZED April IS Attorney William C Gloth Ing that and Sperry roommates of Mary j navy department em- found lart Saturday at Mount and questioned J P WORST BLIZZARD IN WISCONSIN REPORTED M ELLEN ApM I One cf rf the after noon had up ard of Other In SENTENCED 21 YEARS IN YEAR-OLD SLAYING April former whool of today and at 21 emment for the a ago cf a chant of Cord tht of thr he loved night and by AWARD CONTRACTS FOR CARGO OF LIQUOR i CARRYING OCEAN MAIL Vu eAi cc I BUI General Brown NEW April I with of Iho of the j Fruit company for f PT today a i in of rf a el J 38 BLOWN TO DEATH AS LIGHTNING HITS LISBON April MV from today thit Ing men and were Mown to there a AUTHOR WILL CONSULT SWISS BLIND April the ft the hannul hM left amid creat a ll f i lo Census Miss Make Your Name Count Fill In This Coupon BECAUSE of thr difficulty encountered by In finding lit home they U probability that n great many people will not ho Included In Port em- and co-operation A cor- of of Tho to ho of In the Kelow coupon In ho filled out and In checking the count If you think U a possibility or any of or or not In Ihr count Hit In tho coupon It malt It It lo Tho and It will hr In that you or ther win br In- cluded In Port count plainly and of jow may NAME Number Street Phone NAME Number Street NAME Number Street NAME NAME Number Street Phone NAME Number Street cult of tho Christ sprang from thr sepulchral Exodus Easter commemorates not the Resurrection but the Christian from the Old tion of the moral law to the New as achieved by the Atonement of the Christ upon the Easter Is rived or the Norse In Latin languages it Is called by an equivalent of Pesach the brew word for the Passover Such prominent symbols as Easter egg and rabbit were old pagan conceptions signifying to rage Column CITED Girl Testifies Negro Was Shot In Back FORT WORTH April IB John Alsup shot Isaac Tate negro one of the Polytechnic bank bers In the back while the hands were then fired eral into his body after the negro had testified a student of Texas Woman's college at ining trial for Alsup and A P Boyt today She was Miss Frances of who standing across the street from the Polytechnic Methodist where the negro was killed Alsup and Boyt are charged with murder for the two Tate and after the latter attempted to rob the bank dence has been offered by the state In an effort to that Alrup Boyt and the bery to pet the 35000 reward for dead bank banditti BUILDING PERMITS FOR ISSUED Four calling for in new were by Building J Cain aj follow this of Columbus hall 1105 Fifth to haTL Grace Mummy 1031 West re- model A H han denre W A Fifth SENATORIAL SURVEY OF BANKING URGED April IS A complete of the national and federal with to I peculation and hanking was j today hr the hanking and currency committee CHILD DIES CF SCALDS FALLING IN COFFEE HOUSTON April cf M- und J L died of Inin a coffee City REPEAL VOTE LEADING POLL Returned In Nationwide Survey The vote for repeal of the 18th amendment continues to hold its commanding lead with over 41 per cent of the total of lots returned from the entire -43 states in the sixth returns of the Literary Digest's nation wide prohibition poll The of the grand total given 913.681 votes for 991.473 for and for repeal This shown only 28 per thr total vote for strict ment while practically 30 per cent favor modification to legalize wines and beers The vote by For Knf 4.984 1.904 3.151 For Mod 790 8.209 1.654 Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware of Cot Florida Idaho Indiana Iowa Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Michigan Minnesota Montana Nebraska 18.475 177 X N Jersey Mexico 697 York X Carolina 11.714 Dakota Ohio Oklahoma 11.744 Oregon 100.110 Rhode 2.735 For Repeal 652 31J62 33.669 6.160 16.701 3.799 309 38.602 13.052 389 39.021 SSI 7.7351 79.101 VIEW ENTERED AS TESTIMONY IN WET PROBE Letter From Chairman Of Antis Read Committee Until Next Tuesday April IS The name of Hoover was brought into the senate lobby committee of wet and dry today through a letter written by W H Stayton man of the board of the tion against the prohibition stating that the chief executive la beginning to doubt whether prohibition can be en- forced It was read before the lobby committee as It wan questioning Henry H president the association for the third day concerning ta activities In behalf of the repeal of the Double Enforcement The written last ary to Charles S Wood of vice president of the stated In own feeling as I talk to members of congress and public officials la that Mr Hoover Is beginning to doubt whether can be en- He to take plenty time to consider but he U being abused a little too continued to attack thn prohibition law BS Indefensible and predicted that It would bo repealed within f Ivr i placed man of i the ment during tho last asking contributions for the organizations tors to democratic fund It was sent to crata the records showed brought In 12 contributions Ing -A similar letter was sent to 240 by an official and five tions totaling adjourned until Tuesday S Carolina S Dakota Utah Vermont 3.614 W Virginia Wyoming 8.013 11.593 99.4 U 4.733 11.746 9.7 M 50304 4.724 2.738 15.663 6.161 915.681 INDICTED IN ALLEGED POISONING OF WIFE A April 13 Shepard MaJ Denver army officer Indicted by a federal grand iury here today on a charge of Irst degree murder for alleged of his wife at Fort lUlry lart mer Major Shepard's bend waf at STEAMERS IN COLLISION OFF DELAWARE CAPES LEWES April CT K J for Nrw aad the New York for were In cff One of the of the wan injured to Both were n A n WASHINGTON April M was j honorary j of the of tV i American today P of tit rtct MARKETS CLOSED NEW April IK All MT of thn and win for Grain hot tn marine hi on American Producers To Fight FORT WORTH April 13 American oil producers assembled here today with the avowed alas or organizing a war on the Royal principal Im- porter of petroleum of president of tht American Petroleum uid the Dutch Shell -U plastering country with stations and distributing antt refined oil la direct competition to the American re- on the Inland of off the coast of has daily output of 173.000 barren to enlarged lo produce 000 barrels Franklin He said the would be di- at trca the company tc United Stairs permit in GETS TEARS It was In the penitentiary for tho murder of wife here last month by a jury district thlt afternoon Weather Report n fmh nrt In r re p m P n n f II TOMORROW a n r m 3 K U m Tw Aata H not ttr hot it
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