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   Key West Citizen, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1928, Key West, Florida                               Associated Press Day Wire Service Citizen For 49 Years Devoted to the Interests of Key West -VOLUME XLIX. No. 238. KEY OCTOBKll 1928. PRICE FIVE CENTS City Council Hears Report Of Certified Accountant On Audit Of Givens' Accounts TRAFFIC ORDINANCE ALSO DISCUSSED AT REGULAR MEETING LAST NIGHT WEATHER FpRECAST 'The report ol Chas. 13. certified publicv who recently made an audit oi' the ac- counts of former Robert Ji. Givens. was read at the regular meeting of thc city a M'ostly fair in cen- tral and north pos- bibly showers in. extreme south portion tonight and Sunday. South Moderate east winds over south portion and gentle southwest over north portion. East Gentle to mod- erate east winds. amount of suoilajju was the same as that in the j compiled by City 'C. H. Kobeiis immediately af-1 ter the irregularities had been discoveied in the accounts of thc j defaulting treasurer. This special axidil by a cciti- fied public accountant was order- ed by the city for the purpose of I ascertaining thc exact dotes and duration oi time in which thc mis- appropriation of funds occuncdj as this is one oC the requirements of the bonding company which re- guested that a detailed rcpoit be j made of the proceedings. The report as submitted shows I that the irregulaiities in the I treasurer's accounts staited far back as November running up to the time that the i MODIFICATION OF PROHIBITION LAWS ADVOCATED KELLOGG TO RESIGN FROM HIS POSITION SECRETARY STATES THAT HE WILL STEP OUT AT END OF ADMINISTRA- TION RUNS Oct. retary Kellogg today made it known that he would resign at j the end of President vGoolidgc's administration. Jt was also said in behalf of the secretary that he had no de- sire to be reappoiulcd to the head of the state department pobl he has held since the resignation of E. Ilughet.. LEGIONNAIRES MEETING IN SANANTONIO TWENTY THOUSAND AND UP. EXPECTED TO ATTEND CONVENTION IN TEXAS 1 CITY -IN-CHIEF OF SPANISH WAR PRESENTED WITH COLORS BROTHERHOOD OF CAKPEN- TERS GOES ON RECORD IN LAKELAND AS FAVOR1NC. MOVEMENT shortage was detected jurt a tew weeks ago. It shown wheie the treas- urer had been misappropriating By LAKELAND. Oct. The annual convention of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America went on record here today -favoring modification of the Volstead Act permitting thc sale of light wineb CARNES REFUSES TO TALK ABOUT HISSHORTAGE FORMER HOME MISSION Afeniiuintetl Od. i Luna who edit the ly paper of Senator Joo ti'obhison's home finds high- ly interesting of solicit- ing gathering writing ami Hi- torials keeping hook Two years toe k charge of the Lonoke JJeniociat upon the dfath of her I si I her b-v. been directing the p-ipuS dc'sli- j since- sho sai'l she re- j -SAN T-xa-. U. j special trains of Legion-j naiics converging into S.HI An- i toinn fioin nil directions today llioy- in cham'J of the housing of delegates to the American L'-yjjui1 j cuinentiiiti licit- 20 i former soldiers will he here Tin- be j ed tomorrow. I JKinir landing fields vc hern piovided in addition to municipiil ami COIIIHK j g fields to acconiinoil.it'' tlic number of planes ait'l led to arrive foi Hit lonvcii- Episcopalians Face Important Matters At Washington Meet i CEREMONIES CONDUCT- ED AT GOVERNMENT PIER HERE DURING MORNING BOARD TREASURER SPENDS i her SECOND DAY COUNTY JAIL IN FULTON Oct. G. Still de- Kcllev has promo- i clining to discuss the shotUge charged in his Clinton S. foimcr Home a chambei of felt like the old woman who iiycil in the but time provided .1 solution to my many tiouhleK and it wasn't long before everything was uinning like a The Lonokc Democrat celebrat- ed its sixty-fifth birthdav annum- I EVANGELIST TO SPEAK IN LONDON AIMLK McPIIERSON TOURS HAUNTS OF CITY LAST NIGHT I Oft. Annee saiy this summer Thiough its of evan- 1 toured the night of ted civic dairying in Lonokc 'London last and n-j'.v.sp.i- I and beer following adoption of a resolution to that effect Board treasurer of tho Southern j a water and .scwaec svstem and j thai niuht. The resolution which was prc- lunds tor the past year and a j h philadel hia local -hall ai t.hfi nt Tam S200 -half at the iate of from to each month in the mean- with the amounts varying frjjlfc time .to making a. gen- eral monthly average of approxi- for the period men- Thcf cost to ihe city for the audit conducted by the certified public accountant was this covering all expenses in con- nection with the in- cluding the certified public ac- countant's tiansportation to Key West and return to Miami. A communication and petition signed by a number of merchants on Fleming street read at the meeting last night requesting the council to reconsider a recent traffic ordinance placed in ef- declared the Act has failed to meet the approval of the general loilay fjiiolcd hoi is nut WOMEN FIGHT Oct. Thi.- was tieated to a i eal woman m which idling and were mtci mingled when one Avoman attacked another for liding in her husband's automo- bile. feet relative to on Plem- 11 ing street. It was stated in the communication that the new reg- ulations put into cifect prohibit- ing parking on the south side of that sticet was detrimental to the business interests of the various nicrchanls inasmuch as it intcr- ferred with people m automobiles making stops at the stoi es for the purpose of making pin chases. It was also suggested that parking- be allowed on the south side of the thoroughfare instead of the north owing to the fact that most the stores are located on that iide of the street. Knocking the HIGH Out of Prices Baptist entered upon his seconcl day in the Fulton coun- ty jail today. He said he would not talk about the alleged shortage until he had hecn what the auditors were do- ing. .had been misrepresented in newspaper stories which quoted him .say- ing the Home Mission Board all about its financial con- He was quoted as saying that the board knew about a debt that has hung over it for several and that he had no intention to intimate to the board that he knew anythinR about any shortage charged to him. many other improvements. or as many olln i ._______11 -liave been in All boxes have been saving i wild as Ing cities sold I'm belt Hall REMOVED FOR FAILURE TO SpEclAL SALE BY HIS 0N MATERIALS a colossal iiionuiucnt g the clo'ii- ol the v JALABAMA DEMOCRATS PASS RESOLUTION ON EARRING MEMBERS WHO MAY COLT RANKS SOUTH FLORIDA CONTRACT- ING COMPANY HAVE BARGAINS RED CROSS FUND CLOSES TODAY The South Floiida Contracting AsNocititctl Enj-meui ing Company au- m- Oct. atigurating a gigantic sale of m.i- Aftci adopting a resolution teiialb today at which items cov- prices tlicsc j it costs a lot to j 1 it takes cai'oful figuring 1 to make the family in-Si LOCAL CHAPTER FAR CEEDS ITS QUOTA EX- With a total of more than three limes the quota allotted to Key West for the national fled Gross five million dollar storm relief claring that persons refusing to vote the regular democratic ticket in November will-be barred from' thc democratic Madison County democratic cxecu-i tive committee late yesterday moved its Inzer C i Wyatt and eight of its when they refused to cndoise the state party candidates. eung eveiy needed material Leaders in the Protestant Episcopal church will attend thc gen- eral convention opc.jintf at Writl'inijton October in the shadow of Peace Cross on liie of Mount Saint Alban. The Most Rev. John G. Murr.iy presiding will direct thc expected to be the most significant in the church's history. fr.-ont OH Chained with ion ol piob- lum.s inijjoitanl to dioce.si' in the nation. i digious of t.'.e testant Kpisi opal will move into Washington October 30 to to attend the mntli UL-nerjil convention ol that communion. i It will bu one of the mo.st sig- nificant meetings in 1 ol Episcopal history. or since the iir.st genei.il convention of the church in Ameiiea. I'eUvu-ii I2fi and 1 10 bishops co.td- jutoi.s .mil bishops and from UOO to 700 deric.il and lay delegates ill vote on n-vi-' sion.s in eluuch vices and literature.'. The convention is peeled to result in adoption of It was explained at the meel- last I hat tli2 new ordinance permitted a stoji of from three to five minutes on south side for thc pinposc of lowing customers to enter stores and make purchases. Altci con- siderable discussion it was deci- ded to lay Ihc matter over for further consideration. Jb'irc Chief Ralph B. Finder recommended the purchase of feet of new hose for besides other neces- sary equipment. Thc same was ordered purchased. Tho monthly report of Chief of Police fvan Elvvood showed 62f collected in fines by the po- lice department for the month of which was a big in- on Page I come equal to the family lhc canipaifc.n this city j HO I um constantly with the ending of Striving1 to tfct prices Grace local cxecti- j down and save you money wherever possible. i quoted at cost and below cost This is in with their policy a.t vaiious times during the ycai i to stimulate building and lepnii work among their old and new haul- screen and surph.s 'goods of all kinds will be sold at less than factory cofat. It is a cash sale so I hat IhTc 1 buyer can get full advantage ol price. A long list of lumber jiturns are listed with a spcci.il bargain group. I paint DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL screening ponl- rcvised ook The Common Common erected ve.irs tlk List Him- a gencial contention held in The opcn-.iir audilorium .seats I'm in of and amplifiers enable oven to hv.u the Sec-rctarv Kellogji. of the st.iti- dcpai will preside at a sei v- I'K- in the interest of Internation- al I'eaie Octobei 21. Senator Um ah ami 1'ij-liop Drent will be the speakers. The latter chief ol the A. K. K and the uoild eonfeience on Kailb and Order last summer. The first service ol the seiies will bo conducted Oi ber when the- I'rotherlmod ol SI An- diow discusses pel sou.il evan- ami tho Dppoitunitv for lay activity in religious advance-- was ccinpilcd bv Ai chbLshup ivc-nl SMITH TO SPEAK IN LOUISVILLE 1 I SPECIAL SALK am putting Oil a published report thc grand total to be if f _ _ Since then the Order of Eastern j knocks'the lias j of and NOMINEE TO BE HEARD .NEXT SATURDAY i church Sunday School i ill bringing thc aggregate sum to Jji 1 jji i i I IJlinglllg Uie them down to the lowest at noon level a I level at which desirable I j sold in this vicinity lor j many months. j f Now is thc Time to Buy While Prices are Down I I 20 Per Cent Discount Allowed I _ Olj ALBANY. O'-t.. G.- -Uovenio .Smith will deliver the hrsl speech of second tour next try poultry house varnishes and hard- ware water buckets cocoanut plants arc anionu I IT Inindreds of bargains to be seen at I lie yards of thc com pain 'i1 White and stieets men and 12 associates diinn 12-yeai to Only three levisions have made in the lu.stoiy of the c-i ican church g the. i A number of tin c invention 1502. I executive meetings be con- been dueled in Meinoii.il Continental Am- elected by the of the American Revolution. The The most piiture'-que -tssion of eonlertmce lor the Reduction of the convention will be the illieial opening. AppioMin.ilely hibhops 111 their 1 obes of and many othns of the eleigy in .similar form proces- sion in' the amphitheater on slopes of Mount Saint Al- han just below Washington Cathe- dral. The ceremonies be Armaments met tin re in As Hie s-'eaL ol si sion iM-lwc-c-n I be- House of and the House of the will ho the seen- of linil action on the numeioiis church affairs to come before I he convention. The set-sioa lie directed by Most l.'ev. John 0. prc conducted in the- shadow ol Peace siding bishop of the- churc'i. Formal presentation to General J. of com- mandei- in duel ol the Spanish War Veterans in the rolois sent here from Washington for wilnebsed by a large nu m bey ot local people at tlie navy yard pier this morning jubt before thc bib st-iff ar i flicial party boarded the guriboit Cuba to sail for Havana. The piesentation Avas made by Captain Oeorgc C. com- mander at the local army bar- racks. The commander in chief arrived last evening and was met at the terminal station by the K. G. E. drum corps and many local and visiting vetenuis of the war with Spain. A line ot march was lorin- the column pioceeding to La -whom the genetal and party spent the night. This morning the Key West unit of Florida national guards parade in honor of the head of the veterans' association. Led by the 1C. G. E. drum corps the under command of Captain William V. marched fiom the armory on White stieet to the naval station dock to particmatc in the pro- uiam in connection with presenta- tion of the colors to General Gar- rity. The Cuban gunboat departed at S o'clock with thc official Span- ish-American War Veterans to .join the U. S. battle- ship Texas at sea .mil escort her U. expecting to arrive theie at d o'clock this afternoon. The camp Spanish War Veterans will sail tor Havana to- morrow accompanied by the K. E. bugle corps. It is also expected that a large num- ber of Kev Westers will also go over to Havana to attend the con- vention of war veterans which opens there Monday morning. Special trains continue to ar- i bringing veterans from all parts of en route to Ha- vana. Steamers are held in wait- ing for all trains and thc passen- are given if time to look over the city. District Convention ot Christian Union Begins On October J2 iFIRES CAUSED i BY EXPLOSION campaign Tl'tuubo Island. HOOVER MAKES SPEECH TODAY HOOVKIi TRAIN KN ROUTE TO Oct. 'i -Herbert jToovcr wa.s in the southland today to make his fourth major address of c.'im- paign in a personal appeal to the voters of to support him. A huge ntdio hook-up lias arranged to carry his speech from He is scheduled foi a second addros-.s at the sol- diers home in Johnson Tenn. I He will stait .speaking about 3 p. in. central time at It is understood by the local j chapter that other contributions are and_such as arc not handed in this afternoon will be received at thc Red Cross office the local secretary states. On to i to MUSIC Saturday and Sunday at the KEY RESTAURANT Carbonell's Orcheitra SPECIAL DINNERS AH Kinds of Salads and Sandwiches The only restaurant in Key Wett jerving Waffles at all hours. to i Purchases From i j 11 Purchase must amount 11 to entitle customo discount. j 25 Per Cent Discount Allowed j on Purchases of or Over. Sale Starts Monday if Oct. Ends ij Oct. 31 jl THIS SALE IS JJ POSITIVELY STRICTLY CASH NO APPROVALS OR EXCHANGES 1 A COMPLETE LINE OF j PAINTS AND I BUILDING SUPPLIES Cross here. nrday nifjhl. Beyond I hat engagement Ib1 dot pic pared to where he will The nominee in announcing hi speaking next wt-ci said he would leave for New Monday or nd will vr to Ihc Chattanooga or hui lied make no speeches in Tonne.s With more MASONIC NOTICE ro r-lior Lodge No. 1 F. A. M. Monday iiignt aL A district co-i volition of the Christian Kmienvoi Union i f of An f.h from Octo- j her J2 to i -1th. lo winch Ihc. a jiial public- and c-pcciallv aivl visiting brc-thrtn j people- aie invited. invited to attend. I '1'here will IK- se'vral oul I.oi-nl cordially J'.y oider of the W. M. JOHN C. octO-lt ol than three times that amount con- tributed by local thc Red Cross executive and directorate express gratification the splen-. did showing made by the city in so largely oversubscribing the j amount called for from this com- munity. Eugene R. Jr. 7OO Duval Street Phone 73 Prompt Delivery Venecia Book Store ANNOUNCING v That we carry a complete line of Toilet School Supplies and Royal Society Embroidery. 513 Fleming Street L. A. Prop. On The Game Don't miss the Sunday world on the big electrical board in Aronovitz hall. The fans are all there. comfort- able seats and a bird's eye view of the game shown by infant tabulations over a direct wire from the baseball diamond. PLAY BY PLAY NO DELAYS NO BREAKS Watch the Series in Comfort 25 Cents Admission Operated by Dewey Riffgs and Bob Schultz J I lown and .stale among whom will be Jerry Mar- LUS C. FO.KK and Dr K. S. teacher in one- of the world's largebt Sunday School clas-vs. Tiocal menohcrs of the Endeavor aro.inakiriK1 pic-parations for thc entertainment of the- visi- tors expect a large attend- ance at the SATURDAY AND MONDAY SPECIALS Ladiefl' only Guaranteed Dresse.-s OVERSEA STORE Fleminpt Street nrlii I'a Oct. involving three bin liinl at the Stc-L-l VV'oil.s in north UcacliiiK early to- day iiiicd fires vvhi'h destroyed a pail of the gl'c-at winch JoHcjih INFANT INJURED HOT SOUSE Tonight Corned Beef and Cabbage Monday Night SANDS LUNCH ROOM Opp. Pott Office Jack t-h .on of Mis. R is report- id in have been struck by an ail- d riven .T. TJorden this al'lctnoon on William street in lant with aj front of the R. S. Grocery S. Stoi c. The little fellow licasuicr and said j tuined hut slifrht accord- would lie beveral thouwmd dol- repoi-ts. The 'ehild was lar--. c-rossinR- thc street with his two' _________ reports and when tlie wn-ls -stopped for the automobile he ran on in front of the m chirtf. Tt is understood that Jiceidcnt was unavoidable. Mr. Hoi-den is to have taken tho IFTS KE Fresh Butter Milk 7 different flavors of Ice Pineapple Ice Free delivery to any part of the city. Tiffs Ice Cream Parlor 1117 Division St. Phone 675 child in his medical car and rushed Tov MONROE THEATRE TODAY Hit of the Show TOMORROW Beau Broadway STRAND THEATRE TODAY FREEDOM OF THE PR1 TOMORROW THE CHARGE OF GAUCHOS MI 'SPAPERI   

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