San Mateo Times, December 7, 1931

San Mateo Times

December 07, 1931

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San Mateo Times (Newspaper) - December 7, 1931, San Mateo, California The Complete Newspaper DEVOTED TO THE INTEREST OF SAN MATEO APiD DAILY LEADER vou xvi SAX MATEO, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1931 Fill EL1Q "Hunger Mob" Ejected From Jobless Motoring to Capital In a dtmonstirtion similar to Uiooe taking place in other cities in the East, these unemployed are shown gathered on Bos- ton Common just before learini; for Wuhinfton, D. in trucks to demand governmental action by President Hoover. They were joined in the capital today by contingents from other cities. The party denied havint any connection with Communistic doctrines. The trucks bore the legend ''We don't want war! We want Audience With Hoover Denied Red Marchers New Congress Opens Epic Session GARNER IS SPEAKER Democrats in Control of House Dec. "hunger march" which began in dijtant parts of. the country reached a climax here today when representatives of I the panders were ejected from I the capital building and an au- dience. with President Hoover was refused. For the most part the "hun- ger marchers" released their en- thusiasm in shouts, cheers, jeers, and singing. There was no violence aside from the. pushing and shov- ing that came when leaders 'of the demonstrators 'were ejected from {the capjtol building.. Met at J .At the White House the paraders were-.told they could see. "'the president but could nqt'enter the grounds. DONNA THINKS 7 BABIES S.M. and S.F. TOO MANY FOR BAD TIMES Compromise on By BETTY KIXDHEART Donna Isabella funk. "Gee, things are ia in blue and Donna Isabella meant just what she said. "When things were all right all these years it seemed all right that we were sent all the seven babes, but now maybe it wasn't vrise that we" got so many, huh." Donna Isabella has great brown eyes and skin. Her gray hair Is fluuffed about her fact-. She is still a most attractive wo- man at more than middle-age, and she has a saving sense of humor and philosophy. Helps Neighbor Just two years ago Donna Iia- bella wrote us a little note at Christmas time asking us to come down to see her. Hhe and her brood were "all right1; she assured us. Her husband was working and they had food and clothes, but there was a neighbor down the street that needed help pretty bad that is Donna. Isabella. Now, the husband, a wood chopper, is runing up against a series of bumps, he can't get enough work, only a day here and there. A tiny tike with brown eyes to the kitchen and grabbed his mother's skirts. He was barefoot- Richard Jervis, head of the White ied. House secret service, met Herbert! "Mickey Mouse they call Un-to-the-Minute News Short Items Eeceived Over Leased Wire From United Prew WALKER STARTS HOME 'I .KILLED IN OWN LOS ANGELES, Dec. COMPTON, Dec. Mayor Janice J. Walker of 'New; catch a turkey Vorfc Citv, left for the East today in the after two weeks in California i ?feat J cf Emelian M. Montoya, 59. pleading for freedom for Thomas [jiontoya rigged a shotgun in the Benjamin, leader of the marchers, i at one of the gates of the White j House grounds. Jervis was smiling and good jiat- j ured; He treated Benjamin in a suave, comradely fashion that soon had dispelled whatever tenseness had surrounded the meeting. i I "You can not see the Jervis said. "All you can do is present whatever petition you have j to me." i Benjamin insisted the visitation was entirely peaceful. "We did not come here with any him, because his eyes are that so big.1 Donna Isabella said as she stroked the black hair of her last bom. Need Shoes, Too Jt takes a man working steady to get enough to eat for us, and now the way things are maybe he makes only 52 or ?4 a Don- na Isabella commenced washing the breakfast dishes. There are seven children, com- mencing with Mickey Mouse at 2, then there's a girl 5, boy and girl 7 and 8 and 0 and 13 and 14 and "Shoes they need worse than 17. PROMISE CHARTER VOTE AT PRIMARIES IN MAY Parlev r alley Limit lor a. r. me When San Mateo county voters go to the polls at the presi- dential primary next May, they will at the same time elect a board of freeholders to draft the new county charter. The freeholders' election concurrent with the primary vote wns virtually nssured by the board of supervisors this morning, il Pledsed itself to pass an ordinance calling the special ouuuienj rather than await an initiative petition by the people. Today's action was the most important step toward secur- j ing a modern form of county government since the San Mateo county charter committee began its study. T TT i Uelegates Of the charter body, La Honda Widening Plan headed by City Attorney J. W. Is Held Up San Francisco and San Ma- teo will share responsibility for _____ sending ambulance aid to auto or prepare on Coleberd of South San Francisco, appeared before the board to re- quest an expression, in order that the charter proponents could either drift an ordinance calling any lamented Donna Isa- bella. "Clothes I can sometimes patch together, bub All of the children are in school and sometimes it is difficult to tret enough clotbca to cover them up to get them there. "It sure is tough not to have steady work and Donna Isa- bella carried in a piece of wood from the back porch. "Christmas, huh, they have any Christmas this year. It Francisco board of health. The j the voters at the last guberna- accident victims on the Skyline, ______ Bay shore and Junipero Serra Coleberd "said'there were two boulevards in San MaUo coun-1 in which the charter propo- ty under to a head with too many things arc now, ns we left her in the kitchen doorway. Following are subscriptions to ______, ______0 _.. _.__ the Daily Times fund that will ger, city health officer, and high- bring. Christmas cheer and relief I way patrolmen, in San Fiancisco to, the homes of less; fortunate [Saturday, it was, decided ia send riiiibulaiici-rlrom Sin FfanciicoMo If you would like to help, send or the following points in this county: bring your subscription to Betty] l. On the Skyline boulevard us latter PhctoTth. names of free- holders on the sumo ballot at the presidential primary, the county will be saved the cost of a special election, estimated nt> between and Coleberd said Kindheart at the Times. A friend A. J. M. S.................... Xickelson Total Mooney and recuperating from a severe cold. His special car was hooked ontn the Grand Canyon Limited of the Santa Fe 'and left on schedule at p. m. EXTORTIONISTS SOUGHT 7.-( door of his turkey corral so that opening of the door would dis- charge it. He went to feed his birds, forgetting the gun, and re- ceived the charge in the abdomen. UP MYSTERY FALL CAUSES DEATH OF WATCHMAN j far as the Colma road junction. 25.00! L'. On the Bayshore boulevard as as the .southern limits of Bris- 1.00'bone. 1.00 i On thc Junipero Serra boule- van! u> .School street, Colma. Agree OH Alcihod San Francisco department: I calls-for aid further south 1 than these points, the calls will be relayed to tho South San Francisco hospital, or to thc sheriff's office Sui Candidates Must file V' Thnils0n of en tW he said. Hoover Calm Mr. Hoover went to luncheon at John J. Roonan, yard foreman at the plant of the H. E. Casey build- his usual hour, undisturbed bythe Woodside commotion outside. Mark Kequa of today at Mills Me- have been suffered in a fall. The time body lay beneath n platform which at Koclwuod City, which has the power to order an ambulance to any place in thc county. However, if San Francisco ean reach the accident scene in quicker than an ambulance in equipment will be bonrd go on record as in fnvor of passing an ordinance calling the election next May. It was second- mously. With Coleberd on the delegation were City Attorney John F. Davis of Burlintramc, and City Attorney Arthur II. Jtedington of Athcrton and Hilisborough. Candidates fur freelmldcrs will be nominated by petition, Coleberd said. After the election, the board of freeholders lias 120 days in which to frame the new charter, and Sub- mit it to the people for ratifica- Death Takes Mrs.Eckhardt, Club Leader guest for the meal. the third stop on the raarch- UA. ui- ,er6' itinerai-y they'were received SACRAMENTO, Dec. 7 Prcsiclent William Green-of the American Federation of Labor. In a stinging speech Green denounced k Seq old friend of tbo president, was a White House i suffered in HOLLYWOOD, Dec. "V After evading several .police .traps, I itle cost of California's state gov- a trio of extortionists was sought "mil'nt for the ending June today for impersonating the Holly-. '-Ml, was ac- wood vice squad, "arresting" to a statement on file at tims and allowing themselves to be I Controller Ray L. Siley's of- upon payment of money. jllce today- Thls represents an in- I crease ;ot ovev the REPRIEVE FOR BOY I preceding year when the total cost SPRINGFIELD, 111, Dec. Louis L. Emmersonj today granted a 30-day reprivc to v Russell Me Williams, 17-year-old, pj1 boy slayer under sentence to die in j was SCOUT TROJANS lea t'ox I'M. 7.- Lester Luten- the electric chair next Thursday ?loSe''> members of Tulane's coach- ing staff, were enroute to Cali- a fall at the plant last night. Roonan was found on the floor of a warehouse shortly after 7 o'clock this morning when Prank Statler, employe, opened the build- ing. The injured man's head lay in the organizers of the march as I a pool of blood on the concrete "Soviet leaders whose real purpose floor. Evidence at the ipot indicr-t- is to overthrow this government ed he had bsen lying there for many hours, police said. Statler .called police immediately and had Ropnan sent to the hospital. He died about two hours later, without gove.- and bring about a revolution.' WASHINGTON, Dec. The seventy-second congress, most momentous legislative session since the war, came to order at noon to- day, with Democrats in control of .._ the house for the first time in! geon, said the injury appeared to thirteen years. In the senate the Republicans re- mained in the majority by a narrow margin. regaining consciousness. Dr. N. D. Morrison, police sur- tripped as he walked along the I Ituuv lav ucneaul u I'luuuim nmtn i mil It to tile neOnle lor ratlfirn is about ten feet tton at election next and used for storage of light ma- _" mm han terials, police said. They expressed Francisco will remove its own res- _______ the belief that the foreman Tvho_ttre vKtiins_of aucitlents Annual Elks' Show Takes Stage Tonight that establishment of emt'i (Continued on Pare Two county, from local hospitals platform and had pitched "hcad-ito Stm. Francisco. San .viateo first to thc concrete floor, county s 24-hour emergency scrv- Roonan had been foreman of the tto, bencflt Sa" pany, who declared he had no en-. emies. No motive appeared for foul! play, police said. Roonan lived at 721 Crossway road, with a son, John J. Jr., also em-' ployed at the Casey plant. Ar-' rangements for an inquest were being made today at the office of Deputy Coroner George W. Snei- der. Mrs. Blanche Ellen Eckhardt, wife of Charles J. Eckhardt, San Mateo optometrist, and a leader in work of the Woman's Club of San Mateo and other civic and welfare organizations, died late Saturday night in Mills Memorial hospital. In addition to her husband here, Mrs. Eckhardt leaves her daugh- ters, Hiss Ardis Eckhardt and .Miss Jewel Wiseman. She was the daughter of pioneer family in Sacramento, where her mother, Mrs..Matilda Kerfoot anil a broth- r, Lee Kerfoot reside. Mrs. Eckhardt was chairman of the. literary'section of the Woman's- club here and had held a number of offices in the organization, serving on the board which built -------.........____ the club building. She was prom- ed by Supervisor Kosalic M. Brown "lent in affairs of St. Anthony's of Sim AInteo, and passed unani-'Guild of St. Matthew's church and nlso in the Peninsula League of Women Voters. She had served as treasurer of both organizations and was also active in a number of so- cial clubs. The family home here is at 123 Twelfth avenue. Funeral services under direction of George W. Sneider Company, will be held from the Sneider chapel at o'clock tomorrow morning, thence to St. Matthew's' Catholic church, for a service be- ginning at o'clock. Pallbearers will bo Frederick J. Smith, A. Ri- Sbetti, J. Gaffey, Charles Fletcher, L'mil Zwicrlein, and John E. Casey. Interment will be in St. John's cemetery, San Mateo. morning, j Garner Is Speaker j Tiwu.M The house, within the hour of its POUGHKEEPS1E, N. Y, Dec. 7., ".u" sc.out be-; convening, elected John N. Garner] -ILB-A collision between two au- 'of S ih? Ln'- of Tcxas as iU Four toraobilc. one driven by Hugh: of Southern California Sat-! ''red and thirty-three members Herndon Jr.. world flyer, resulted information for [were present, thc largest attend- .in the death of Robert O'Brial, "S. "rtnjoni'ng! "ncc of house members in of Red Hook, N. Y., on the Albany j Post road last night. at fourna- Elks' Charity Benefit MINSTRELS OF 1931 New San Mateo Theatre TWO HIOHTS Monday, December 7tlx Tuesday, Nocember 8th Sinning, Dancing, Illockfacc Comedy, Fine Music, Special Numbers Proceeds to lirinf ('hocr to those less fortunate Tickets Plenty of good seats left. Make reservations now. Curtain at oVlorlj Ausnircx San Mateo Lodge, Nn. 1112, P.O. I.OS RACER KILLED ANGELES, Dec. The vote on the spcakcrship wns: John N. Gamer, Democrat, Tex- as, 218. Bertrand Sncll; Republican, New (IP) i York, 207. Not voting, 3 (Garner( Sncli and (Continued yn 1'as" A man identified as Homer V i George J. Schneider, Republican, Reed, well known Seattle racing Wisconsin, 5. jwas ualhlost instantln killed today when thq automobile i in which he was riding collided with another machine near the outskirts of the city. His com- panion, Ivan Mays, .was scriouslv injured. THEOSOl'HIST WEDS HONOLULU, T. H., Dec 7 the Thcosophical lodge, "as'adeni, Calif, was married here Saturday o Mrs. Lulu Clark Flintridge. it became known today. Tho ceremony wns perfonncd shortly -after the couple arrived from thc mainland. DOLORES IN COUKT I.OS ANGELES, Dec. Dolori'S Del Rio, Mexican screen actress, appeared today for thc first time at the courtroom her former attorney, Gunther sinjf, i? suing her for 1.000 in Justice Court ForMillbrae, N. Burlingame The number of judicial townships in San .Mateo county bn in- creased from five to six within a month, giving Burlingume and Mill- brae a justice court of their own, aa. a result of action taken by thc board of supervisors today. the way to Redwood City with District Attorney Edmund Scott I Undersheriff Lawrence Nicri, was instructed to frame an ordi- phot ttnc of the nro' (nance creating: judicial towmliipi prietors'of the Brizzolara liro? 1 tl oiwt it- n4 '....._...... I i i 'Flower Burglar' In Jail Again William Foster, San Ma too county's "flower burglar" who was shot while attempting to rob a Millbrao nursery of blooms last March, was back in the county jail today. Foster was arrested by Daly City police after an attempt had been made to enter the Colma grill at Colma with a glnfin cutter. A cutter was found on Foster. At firbt Foster denied guilt, but on J! Elderly Tennis Player Falls Dead on Court No. G, and submit it at the next nursery, was lut j Thc now district will havu year's probation b'y the aame boundaries ns thc Fifth! Judge CJcorge Buck. I supervisorial district. booked for attempted At present residents of Burlin-jnnd violation of parole. game from .Sanchez avenue south to San Mateo arc served by Justice of the Peace Percy W. Jackson. ami Milfrruu uro served by Justice Kdwurd FaiTCll, South San Fran- 1C Shoppingdaijs till Christmas The m utter WAS brought l placed on Superior IItj was burglary SOH PLEA LOSES LOS ANGELES, Doc. Thert' is no "worthy motive" for selling narcotics, Federal Judffu Puul McCormick ruk'd ludtiy, in cfffctt, when he senteiiuuU (Juy ught to n 1 1'ruilt, 4'2, to five years' imprison- velopment nient nt McNcill's island penitcn- association of Burlingame, whirhjtlary. Truitt hnil nakvi) for rlcmcn- 1 demanded immediate (Mablisbm j of n jurtirr court in North Iliir! ry, pli-ading that he peddled drugs to pay off the mnrtpncp on The Minstrels of 1031, annual Christmas charity benefit by fcian Mateo Lodge No. 1112 B. P. 0. i Elka, will take the s'tagu tonight at the New Kan Mateo theatre. Despite a big advance .sale, there are a number of good seats left for tonight's performance and for to- Jostph M. McsFnt'r, till, opera- j morrow night, when the big frolic tor of a taxicab business here for j of songs, dances, specialty num- niany years, ami brother of Coun-jbers and snappy blackface comedy eilmnn C. J. Messner, Belrnont, will he repeated. This was the an- dropped dead on a tennis court ai the San Mateo Junior college yes- terday morning, shortly after he had won a same against two younger opponent: Messncr, for many years a nouncement today by Harry Rbbb, chairman of thc show committee. "There are plenty of good seats iy should be reserved imme- "There Ihut the' voteo of tho pame, was playing with Wallic Doyle, Hurlingame, and C, H. Benson, HilltiborouEli. shortly before noon, when he overcome by a fainting spell. He he said. "Tickets pur- at til? box office, 86 Third avenue, get the same reservation privileges as those of lodge mem- bers." Thc show thin year will be bet- i ter than ever, it is declared by Boy Run Down on San Mateo Drive William Sheriff, IS, living at 3841 Nineteenth street, San Krau- t-toco, wos treated here Saturday night for slight bruises suffered when he was run down on too drive b.v tho auto of Ambrusc Smith, 3li5 North Delaware street, according to police. Smith, who brought the injured boy to the hos- pital, said he had run into the path of thc car. WOMAN MISSING LOS ANGKLES, Dec. Police today began a search for Miss Eugenie Vance, 55, propri- etress of a cleaning and dyeing es- tablishment, in tho fear thiit she may have met violent treatment ns the result of her refusal to be in- timidated, by racketeers in the in- dustry. hospital. Phy him dead. An wit) beheld o'clock tomorrow here nt lornhiff. In addition to his brother dreary holidny. Leading parts ni-c. heinj- taken by in j comcflinns, dancers, f oloisti', and Holmont, a pioncor merchant of musiri.ina who havo proved favor- Son Malco county, ami his in thc pnst and there are a Mrs. Alice, Mcsaner, IM2 Catalpai number of new faces in thc cast, street, deceased leaven a son, Trtvj Tin: opening scene is aboard nn vdr J. Moisncr, of i tnxicnb was the brother of Kraut; ami A.lmun J. Mrmncr, Mis. .1. Osbi.rn uiuMliun K. Ii. Ijjrtun. Fiim-ral sor-iRay Bur-j old time pirate ship. Mcmberfi of L-i tin- who hold the minstrel end I vices will be liclil from tho W. Snelrler chnpcl ai II (ito. tomurrow morning, to Si Mftlthpw'n Csthfilic church. Intel- will he in St. .If tri-y, SHU M.-iini. Tognoli, ii Cull, A. IK McClowrn, il, iiuli Uunlky, Karlu Cnltt- Undy Swnll, M. A. Poss, Mel- 1'olhml, Polhinl, Alex i-.-.s W. V. Uamlloii, Alvin Mnstei-- iii, .John Moriiirity, int., Shuvcr, Jock Elks' Charity Benefit MINSTRELS OF 1931 New San Mateo Theatre TWO NIGHTS Monday. December 7th Tuesday, December 8th Singing. DnnrinK. Itlnckfarc Comedy, J'iuc .Music, Special Numbers Proceeds to Xmas t'herr tn those'IcsH fc-rtunatv Tickets f'lfnly of coral scats left. ations Cnrlllili at S-'.'m'clm-k Mnlro No. 1112. II. P. ;