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   Greeley Daily Tribune And The Greeley Republican, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1929, Greeley, Colorado                                inrado Unsettled and cooler in Jirtlon AND GREEUEY REPUBLICAN HOT ONB Cotton sali every second1 Boston was1 a tavern even then they called blue UME Finishes mtract for ig Pipe Line mittee Appointment To In irate laking OverbfEmer ef Airport Negoti s on Pipe company was contract by the city Jn for of section S miles of Greeley water nine line to be with and larger concrete the total bid per amount 10 for the mile of pipe Recond 5 same firm had last Friday been jed contract for putting In tho mllua of section A of the line Md of The price for ntlre six miles is this including for inciden the contract price of avment for Section Deferred awarded contract the Lockjolnt company had to a deferred payment on Sec V According to the ordinance Tuesday the council Is not i t0 pay for section B until h 1 1531 The Lockjoint a to complete the pipe instal in the spring of No in t will he paid by the city on de 1 payments on section B It was e water department plans to salv s much of the pipe to be replaced practical and will bring this pipe to a point above the storage west of Greeley where it will id alongsidethetpresent This a double 20inch at the end which will carry Japaclty of the six miles new fcli pipe which will in above jder the contracts Just ioitimittee on Airport Named Slewing the report ot Thomas representing the Greeley jer of Mayor chens appointed members of the t and alley committee as a body fidy the proposition advanced for llty to take over operation of the ley airfield reral councilmen expressed them s as being favor of the city over the field for the balance Governments five year lease pn it now used a 15300 Year It Welsh estimated that it would I the city only extra over the field for the restof Banswer to the contention of idrlck that the present field Site ideiniate in of space Welsh said that thegov lent engineer who decided the jnt location had looked over the I that Dedrick offers before lig his He also declared lie the trend in aviation lo build Is which can land take off ISB ground Balms Field Needed a mile long Is needed for a IA Dedrick and emergency field is only I feet long with obstructions on Bwas pointed that the city Ihope to secure considerable rev llrom the operation of the pt even be selfsupporting wlth the city taking 10 per cent f gross receipts of passenger car Negotiates on Depot regard to the agitation for a new per depot Jof the Union Pacific has written Ivor Houtchens advising him that is still with the though he hopes to pde the matter I letter stated that President Wil p of the Burlington will ask the to amend ordinance 199 in J secure a connection with the o and across Again Refused Permit Warner appeared again in re o a building and was I Md by the council that he must t readable plans and specifi s before the body can act pn Plan for Selling Lots Dedrick plan for tots located on Eleventhavenue of 21st street to the city that the municipality may one of the right angle turns avenue at Twentyfirst offered the corner lot for MEMBER OF ASSOCIATED COLORADO AUGUST AFTERNOON EDITION WEEKLY TRIBUNE ESTABLISHED 1870 Pilot of One of Planes that Race Tjere 2 Water Supply Large Enough if Rules in Use Are Observed Floyd formtrly of now airplane dealer In who will race In air and also renew old dirttrack motorbike rivalry with Kunce of Loveland here on Labor Plane Race To Thrill Crowds in Greeley Show on Labor Day Those who attend the worlds championship races to be held at Island Grove Labor will also witness the first airplane race ever held in two of the speediest planes will fly from Greeley to Eaton arid The start and finish will be In front of the grandstand so that all spectators may witness the start and Flying the fast Swallow biplane will be Jloyd Clymer racer and The Swallow is equipped with a 180 HispanoSueza mo capable of averaging 125 miles an depending upon wind Clymer was in Greeley last Sunday with this plane and flew to Eaton in He he expects to the round between Gree Aviation Show Offers Varied E vents Associated Two crosscountry air symphonies in roared finish at the Na ttoual Air raced today Wells of dash from while George Halsey of Kansas City was de clared victor in the MiamiMiami Beach race after a long huddle at the judges so closely bunch ed were Two other derbies still en route to their at the National one group spending the night at in their race from Philadelphia by way of Bos Syracuse and while the other group was quartered at racing from Salt Lake Omaha and 3 at Tragedy marred the start of the He JJ two others for The If ownedby Won granted Hoi 1 Jove a frame which Ms westof Inspiration Sixth re inat during thV past week there one new base of small pox hls Otfl4e water test I au average of 24 colonies or i the citywater during1 the water test to show 10 f Ser but none after the passed through the filter In the wier Cham bacteria ollce Roberts reported Including Fourteen being hailed Into court cUvkH oa tlle redecoratkm Ml were turned ovor to p committee with power race today with the deaths of Pilot Dever eoux of New the and1 Al Devereauxs who werekilled when Devereauxs plane crashed at Dev also dieff laterin a hospital from Injuries received in the It was tho only bad accident In a day crowned with speed and The 60mile speed race for women over the Cleveland airport aerial speedway was awarded to Keith Continued on page 10 ley and Baton in about seven fcthgr will use Bagle salA ie fast at this EagTerock hay ing a reputation as a altitude plane will be by Lar Clymer compete in a series match racesbetween Prank Kunce Us former in ratingevents dur ing past Jack Greene and Hugh Murray are preparing their tiny racers for the Greeley meetand expect to establish new dirt track records forhalf mile The afternoon program starts at evening at including In the evening program will be a spec tacular motorcycle polo contest be tween two crack Denver The Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Racing association has received large number of entries for theten big events will be held and the entry list is larger than any former Greeley racing Music both afternoon and evening will be furnished by the Greeley Boys Eaton School Will Be Occupied 3 and Then Finished Eaton schools will open Altho the flew building Is not alU it IS ready for occupancy and can te ilnlshed while school Is in i Three new teachers hafe been added to the due to late resig Miss Spencer of EJort Colins Will lhave Eng Miss Spencer has an from Xggies and has taught the past three years Alvin will have the history Berg is alsq graduate ot Ag gies and taught years in the Eaton schools prior to her Margaret Cameron will have the Miss lCamerori has taught the The past two years she has in There will be a faculty meeting Monday rnornlng St 11 Trial of George Snyder Continued to Wednesday Trial of George Siiydor who is 18 court for the past week charged with three law violations in with an accident occurring last week In which a boy riding a bicycle was was continued to Wednesday night as both defense and prosecution asked for time to secure more The trial was started before Police Judge Adams Tuesday 33rd Degree Mason on Tour Wednesday Pleased with City a practicing phy sician and a Thirtythird Ma sonyrdm was amflng members of 27 con ductedby McGehee which1 stopped in Greeley on Wednesday foi leaving in afternoon foi Shirrefs and Ms wife have beei thru the west for severa They go to Grand Lake and Colorado before returning to Chicago and then totheir The visitor wasrVery pleasantly im pressed with thonaturally as he pointed his with towns is very as th tours move rapidly and are for but s short time In any He remarked that Weld county every reason to proud of Itsfine court house and also commented on the beauty o the Shirrefs Js a physiclai some hehas practiced sinct 1899 Is well known In the flelc of medicineas well as thru hisMa sonic Fire Beet Shack beet shack on the faVm owned by Tom Bv ans arid farmed by John Simpson was damaged by fire Monday afternoon Fire caught on the roof from the but was put out by neigh bors so that the damage was nominal TRIBUNES NEW PHONE NUMBERS AND EDITORIAL DEPARTMENTS Want Print Shop Countys Valuation Increased Million and Quarter in Report of Assessor Indicates An increase of in the assessed valuation of Weld county ovw ast was announced Wednesday by County Assessor Homer Bed who Tuesday submitted 1929 report to thestate The total assessed valuation of the according to the abstract of as Is of Is levied by tho state tax com mission against in 1928 the assessment for Weld county was of more than one and a quarter million nti n In crease hy the county assessor by the state tax commission on I ftd liHTC Assessment on Weld county real UvO estate this year is less than n 1928 while an Increase is shown for city lots and f The report be subj 1TI 111 Engineers Warned About Whistling Here According to a letter received by City Clerk Hamnett and read Before the council Tuesday C superintendent of tho Colorado division of the Union Pacific Union Pacific locomotive en gineers have been Instructed to use moro care in whistling bringing j Ihulr trains thru QiBelay ut J3erriard I presume you appreciate that it Is necessary for our trains to whistle for crossings to comply with the but we will ask our engineers to soft pedal whistling as muchas Dando Will Preach in Greeley on Sunday mitted to the county commissioners The commissioners will sit from three to five days as a board of equalization and will hear objections to MORE v The abstract will be published in a later If all water users in Greeley were careful to sprinkle according to city regulations here would plenty water for The fact there is now only about 14 million gallons In the cityreservoir west of Greeley is largely due to running open Hose and sprinkling after it was declared by water Mr Seaman cited that if all water consumers were careful to use water according to regulations that the ent water delivery to the city of four and onehalf million gallons per 24 tiours would be ample for the needs of the The gallon reservoir re serve has how been depleted to millon the city having drawn oil their reserve supply for some Violators of watering rules seem to realize that they are robbing themselves and their of an adequate supply all times lis well as the city to considerable enforcing Sea man m f4 If I I ifl il It was definitely determined Wed nesday morning that fire In tha tire room In the basement of the County had preceded and had been the pause ot the explosition there Tuesday Because ot this it was confidently ex pected tliat fire insurance can be col on tho James night was in the lower office at time of tho but was only shaken by the Miss Blanche book had Just left the upper office before the tho she would probably not have been Injured had she been in the office at the Wfien the larglng and renewing a part 61 the Supply line is completed the line have pipe carrying capacity both fear the reservoir and further up at the lower end of the new pro Thus the water will lorced thru the small pipe section lying be tween the two at a rate which Is cal culated to discharge six millon gal lons per day for use in City Control of Airport Is Asked by Body Vigorous efforts to have the city of Greeley take over the maintenance of the government airfield hare will be renewed by members of th chamber it Was decided at a session held Tuesday The chamber directors expressed the hope it may be possible to arrange for the city to sepure control the field and make it a municipal before the end of this Councilmen who have been ap proached thus far are apparently in favor of the move but say that there is no place present budget for the or more additional annual ex pense which would be Incurred by making the field a city Agreement Claims Engineerv Airways engineer for the department ot in a letter received by the takes the chamber of commerce to task for alleged breach The let ter claims that planes have taken up passengers for a fee from the local when the agreement with the government did not permit The letter served to agitato seh Coutlnued on page 10 Phillip Altergott Asks Divorce Phillip Altergott of Windsor has filed suit in county court against Molly seeking cruelty is They Were married in Windsor in and an explosion of unde termined origin blasted a hole In the concrete floor ot the Weld County ga leveled a basement broke several windows and did other miscel damage at about 9 oclock Tuesday No persons were injuredand cars stored in garage were not damaged by the The hole was blown in tho garage floor at a point just in front of the main exit door to the between the show room and The space is kept clear of cars to facil ity travel thru the building and this fact Is thought to have saved at least one The space blown in the floor was largeenough to bury a Tire Room Probably Origin the blaze ex plosion had its origin In the dark rpom theory was advanced might have been a leak ina gas line run thrii the filling it with the inflammable substaHqe andthat a Sparkfrom an unknown source ignited The wall arouiid the room was blast ed away but still the force of the ex plosion was sufficient to take the piece out of the cement floor Several windows lii the building were shattered a wall holding plate glass window In the front part of the plant was bulged Hatches over the coal chute to the basement over the sidewalk were blown An investigation the basement that coal there was on fire and that the explosion could not have come from coal Sprinklers Flood Basement Firemen laid a of hose to the hatch and cut some water in the base ment to blow the smoke out of the cel lar but the fire was practically out be fore they arrived on the scene of the An automatic sprinkler system in the building was set off by the force of the explosion and literally sub merged the Water from the in numerable little nozzles over the plant spoutted their streams of water and were not shut off for some Be tween two and three Jeet of water stood In the basement after the fire human and had done their Collins Physician Seeks Information of His Son Zep Speeds to Chicago on Last Lap Is Cutting Across Corner of Iowa Greeted at Kansas City Earlier in Day by Entire Population rAaaoctalcd Frcfia Port Atig Graf zeppelin was reported as crossing the Iowa line from Missouri near Mil shortly after headed Associated Prcaa that his son may need Frank Fort has appealed to local police for The Charles of a University of Iowa started for Iowa last Satur day and has not been heard from since a telephone conversation with his Carroll said that he received mysterious phone call from his son in Carroll said that he could not make out the speakers Words but believed his son was talk ing and that he was calling for help Governors Endorse Hoovers Plan for Commission Study Possibilities of State Public Domain Prpas Salt Lake conference of Western public land states this afternoon unanimously endorsed president Hoovers sugges tion for appointment ot a to study his proposal for turn ing over to these states surf ace to federal with ad ministration reclamation It recdmmended each governor submit to the president names of three citizens for members of a com mission to study the The resolution said that the governors and other representatives ot the eleven western states of this conference express our hearty appre ciation of the message of the president of the United States and our deep interest in the proposal conta Ined and hereby en dorse the offer of the president to a ppolnt n commission to study west ern lands and reclamation and plod ge our cooperation In tho work ot such Federal water control as opposed to state control brouglit to tho conference at the afternoon session in a paper by Dolnh Colorado member of the Colorado river which was road by attorney general ot that Tho tirguod that the theory of federal control opposed to court decisions upholding state former pastor of the First Presbyterian church of will fill tho pulpit of the Presbyterian church hero Sunday it was announced Wednes Dando has not made known tho text of Ms Ho is now in Estes regu lar pastor for the church Is now on his Arab Uprising in Near East Much Feared Fighting Continues thruoul Pal estine Fanatical Tribesmen Arming Druses Marching oh Is Report au thorities reported today that scuffle had occurred in Damascus between a small number of Arab manlfestants and the local A few persons were but the affair was local in character and had reper Syrian Christians joined Moslems In Beirut in a protest against the situation of the nonZionist population In Some Jews who did not sympathize those Zionists in the Holy Land were among tho demon The parade was carried out in per fect The procession was head ed by the flags of France and of the and the crowds La as its leaders were ad to the government The procession broke up without disorder just after telephonic advices to the Jewish tele graph agency at 1 today said fighting between Jews and Arabs con tinued in much ot with the smaller colonies bearing the brunt of Moslem Heavy Fighting During Day A day of heavy with many new casualties and one dead passed in northwestern it was In the evening quiet pre In the afternoon British ma rines fired on both Jews and Arabs a Moslem attack on the Jewish Two barracks woro destroyed by with no one lo extinguish Jerusalem was described as in grave armed including Druse marching on the Three Jewish houses in the quarter were set The Jewish near Je wasin flames at the time the telephone A part of the colony Tel Joseph was burned down Meier a settlement by the Junior America Young Womens Zionist sent an urgent appeal to the American consul for A militarydetachment was dispatched there shortly Defense Corps Disarmed Isaac Ben leader of the Jewish defense in a telephone said the defense corps was being dis armed and He added gees arriving from Tel all Jew ish colony near reported a lack of bread and other Ben Zvl expressed the emphatic opinion the Palestine government alone was responsible for the riots of the last five He declared Wo are certain that It the Palestine gov ernment had sent to patrol the Arab demonstrations on at least the same number of police it sent to trol the Jewish demonstration on order would have been maintained in tlle Holy It Is the government of Palestine which alone is responsible tor tho horrible The Palestine gov ernment repeated Its not to oven when there woro already more than 24 Jewish dead in Jerusa lem Even later the Palestine gyvornniont did not assist the self 1 AtBoclntcil Press up rising thruout Syria and with Attendant horrors of fire and sword today as a possibility unless British powor in tlva middle oast couM crush qnlekly tho risjng spirit ot uurost among fanatical Tho situation already today saonwsd Continued on Pago 7 Fort Madison Is in the extreme southeast corner of and appar ently the Zeppelin is cutting across the corner of the a very brief and before newspapers are distributed will be over Illinois headed for Kansas eastward on the final lap of its earth girdling the Graf passed over Kansas City shortly be fore 10 today and head ed for After circling the city for II while virtually the entire population turned out to gaze 4t the dirigible headed northeast and disappeared into the low hanging Apparently Captain Hugo commander of the Graf had set a course direct for which would carry the ship northeast thru across part of Iowa and into Original plans had called for a flight directly across Missouri by way of Jefferson City Efforts to get in touch with the Graf Zqppeliii by radio here to got definite information on the route to be flown were Reports after the Graf de parted from Kansas City confirmed the belief that Captain Eckenerwas steering on a bee line for in an effort to make up time lost in the passage from Los Angeles to Kansas The was sighted three miles east of north at Preaal Big The dispatcher for the Texas Electric company at ap proximately 100 miles west ot here re ported that the Graf Zeppelin passed over that town a few minutes before 10 oclock Aaaoelutcd PrcsM El Biding high above the rugged mountainous country between El Paso and Sierra the dirigible Zeppelln roared along early tonight in its flight from Los Angeles to Lake At Sierra 90 miles from Continued on Page 10 1930 Auto License Plates Received Twenty thousand 1930 license plates to be starting late in December of this were received Wednesday at the office of the Weld county clerfc The new plates are two shorter and onehalf inch In width than are the 1929 The new color scheme is orange figures on a black background with Colorado 1930 stamped above the license num The new lot starts with the number 137001 and is for pleasure vehicles It is felt at the county clerks office here that the new plates will retain paint longer than have tho tags Issued during the pastjwo Two New Inspectors for State Dairy Commission Press Fort pointment ot two new inspettors for the state dairy commission was an nounced today by State Pairy Com missioner Walter Charles Vfhb gradu ated trom tho Colorado Agricultural college In and Leo who received his degree last will take the places ot John Slobney and Harold MoOuey re signed lo take a place at Winger dairy ranch at Freeman also announced the ap pointment ot Maxwell sis dairy chemist to take the place ot Miss Merle ParsluUl Is a graduate ot tha Massachusetts In ot Mtsss has takon a position In ehisatsUy deparUttttnfc ot tha Resignation of Accepted by Dxeyfuss manager ot NOTICE TO Grecley City Subscribers It thj carrier tolls to yout call tho oftlca f oclock nntl ona will bo to PHONE 8 his feMesa   

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