Key West Citizen, October 9, 1928

Key West Citizen

October 09, 1928

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Key West Citizen, The (Newspaper) - October 9, 1928, Key West, Florida Associated Press Day Wire Service For 49 Yeui'8 Devoted t.o the Interests of Key West VOLUME .XLIX. No. 240. KEY OCTOBEil PRICE FIVE CENTS YANKEES AR Independent Candidates In General Election Step s Withdraw Petitions POISON LIQUOR KILLS 32 IN NEW YORK CITY Future Benefits Seen In Navy Expedition DEATH DAYS TOLL FOR THREE EXCEEDS THAT OF COUNTY COMMISSION. ERS DISCUSS MAT- TER DURING MEET-1 ING LAST NIGHT The three prospective indepeml- isnt candidates seeking to have their names printed on the ballot for thc general electron -with- drew their petitions at the special meeting of the county commas- i sionrrs last night. Jonathan- offering to run j independent for was the j last to and then only after much vitriolic discussion and j irate cross-fire. name will not be on the but I will mn sheriff just tbe but I'm not VETERANS ELECT NEW COMMANDER A-.sciatcd Oct. lis in L. Grayson of Savan- nah unanimously elected natiorral commander of the United Spanish War Veterans today. THREE STEAMERS IN DISTRESS OFF COAST OF JAPAN ANNUAL YEARS TOLL IN PAST I may be j said Cates as he asked thc return of his petition. At the opening of the William offering as inde- pendent candidate for commis- asked for the return of his petrtion. A similar lequcst then made by Paul offer- inn independently for justice of the peace. Theii requests were promptly complied leaving only 1hc Jonathan Cates to be disposed of. The poll which showed Jonathan Cates having bal- lot 5i.lV3.Aand the stub to this deuce. Roy one of the inspec- testified that he wiote the name on the list and thnt Cates not a but couldn't swear that he used it. He that there was one ballot shy in thc final check of the poll. Vernon another of the Fifth precinct election said he saw Gates in the voting line and joked with him. thc stub was the ticket was cer- dcclaied Mi. who said that every voter is re- quired io put 1hc ticket in the box after 1he stub is removed by thc j inspector. TWENTY FISHING BOATS REPORTED MISSING AS RE- SULT OF TYPHOON THAT SECTION j NEW YORK.O ct. and j federal authorities joined today I the source of poison liquor j that in the past three days has taken lives. I Acting- under orders of Police j ff DimiRsioncr thc police j raided 21 alleged speakeasies on j lower east side where most of the i j dentlis occurred. 1 Samples of seized liquor have been sent to the city and the owner or person in charge j of each place placed under j arrest. A specially qualified investi- gator with a picked squad was i sent out by Major Maurice Camp- federal prohibition adminis- I and Majror Walker de- clared thc distribution of the j liquor -was more than a i of the Volstead stating that it amounts to HAMPIONS FUGlflTH FOUR IK a IJNAU1..K TO STOP ONRUSH OK AMERICAN WRECKING flKE NHW YORK NJI'S IOARLY RALLY I1N SEC- OND WIIKJX MAKANVIJ.U'rS DOUBLE MHillT JIAVI'M.AUSKU RUTH TJIKKK HOMK RUNS i poison IN violation The naval'submarine S-21 is proceeding down Atlantic coasl and into the Gulf and Caribbean -waters with an internalional group of scientists aboard lo measure the v.iririlio-i'. in grav- ity at frequent intervals along tbc a task which eventually jnay lead to much knowledge of great direct value to man. The scientific work is being directed by Dr. F. A. Vening Mcincsz of Holland inventor of the pendulum device -which is being used. the government and denatured A.ii.rii TOKYO. Oct. anese I in. Fukei Maru ini St. Three the Uyamu IbuK.yania cide. Tho policy of in using poison i alcohol was assailed by Dr. Jap-1 Chai'les chief medical cx- arnincr of thc city. M3_' Some prohibition agents vicw- the exceptional death toll as to cut were rcpor ted today to be in disticss off thc cast coast of Ja- thc icsults of offorts pan after a typhoon swept that I New York- i-cgon last niRht. j Thc ife causing thc lower Win-craft were speakeasies Iptoperly treated. The three-day toll in thc city- surpassed the annual death toll on poison liquor for all but two years drinks -not By COLEMAN B. JONES At-lK-IUlL-ll 1'lf.M Oct. science looks far intu thc future while pursuing little abstract de- tails of nature's inconceivably complicated mechanism illus- trated by the two-months' cruibs undertaken by the naval sub- marine S-21 along thc Atlantic coast and into the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean sea. sist thc vessels. Thc Fukei Maru reported two 'eamen havina been cashed ovci-- declared I stat'mg that they perished. fishing craft in addi- tion wcr e reported to be miss- ing' as a result of thc typhoon. NEW COLLEGE OPENSJTONIGHT QUARTERS ESTABLISHED AT 214 DUVAL STREET since prohibition went into effect. Jonathan Cates declared that he was at thc but did not j ask lor a did not get in the voting and did not vote. is every indication that i Mr. Cates said J. Otto chairman of thc I suggest that the commissioners act ac- j I records and all show Mr. Gates and Iho ttfc evidence is Win. R. Portei. It was then that C.rtcs- asked that Lhc petition be letirrned to him without being voted upon. Thc meeting was thereupon re- cessed until this when another special srssion would be devoted to the matter of completing the county budget for thc coming year. With thc withdrawal of the three petitions last nighf the name of only one independent1 cnndjdnte will appear on the The Key West IJusinirss Col- lege w 11 open tonight in ils new 211 Duval over I he MelUur Auto with a Icctl'r-c to be given bj II. M. president of the American liusincas to I hi stn- their families friends. 'All persons interested in com- mercial tiaining arc invited to be and a apccial ri'ilMion is g vcn to those who per- sucd in shorthand m oth- er schools. The of thc lecture to be given by Mr. Settle Ibis evening1 is llislo'-y of Shorthand Thc lec- ture will begin 8 o'clock. As the regular cciuipjuenl for thc school has not arrived. Lem- porfiry equipment has hi CM in- Dialled for the oiiciuinr tonight. The Key West Busincso Col-i Icgc will operate under sumo system used in all schools oper- ated by the College ig full corirLcs leading to DEMOCRATS TO MEET TONIGHT AT COURT HOUSE FORCES TO BE ORGANIZED IN INTEREST OF PARTY FOR COMING ELECTION AT THIS MEETING Mcniocrals of ICey and Monroe County will ni'-el til Ihi- court hou-e loninht 8 o'clock for of the r foi ccs into a united Work- injl unit In fnither the party's interests in this co'niiiiiiinily. willi especial rff'-rcnco to the ap An oiiraimation be formed and permanent committees ap- pointed to csjioiiiC the caucu oi' democracy Key West jmd bring- about a normal support of Hie general ticket of the part y. AH local fli'inocratn are urpciiu- ly invited to a Wend and partici- in the and H is lhat the court house will be well filled. The immediate objecthe of the isJ to eTiablu a group ot sci- entists to measure variations in the force of gravity along the American continental shelf and other water.s in which the subma- rine will including the mysterious areas of gieat depth known as Nares ncai Porto Barrlett south of and Sigsbee in the gulf. Ultimately these gravity deter- varying with differ- ences in altitude and longitude and in the density and stiesses thc earth's are expected to be made over practically its en- tire surface. When that is accom plished science will be closer to an exact knowledge of thc figuio of the earth and of the composi- tion and condition of its which is assumed by gcodesists to I extend 75 oi 80 miles inward to lire relatively more stable core. With this and related inhuma- tion it will then in the words more accurate 'yardstick' to meas- ure thc distance- to the sun and a means perhaps of predict- ing earthquakes with some assur- an agency for trm ing valu- able mineral deposits under- water and data upon which now discov- eries valuable1 to human welfare may be Th.' suc'iitilic ol the ex- pedition rs berng done by Dr. F. A. Vening Meinesz of an i.uihorUy on gravity determination at Dr. Fied E. nco- physiciht of the Carnegie Institu- tion of whit h attci 'consultation with the navy de- j partment invited the- Dutch sci- 'entist to and Elmer H. Collins- ol thc navy's hyclrographic. office. 1 It is being accomplished I appai.ittis developed by 'Meinesz. This massive feet has made a number nl observations in .subma- jn irincs sent out by bis own gmc'in- ment between the Netherlands .Hid the Dutch East Indies one voyage which consumed from Holland through thc Panama canal to Sumatra Hi- instrument is designed to ovei come 1hc dllficulty wliiih has made it impossible even in sub- marines to make graviU determi- nations at sea with apparatus used on land. Instead of a sinale the swings id which oT a Naval Observatory .ire timed to a ten-millionth of a he uses three hung from little in such a waj that the effect on each tlv slight rolling motion of a submarine GO to 100 feet under the suiface ol the MM will be off- set. its elfect on the others. The iciord ol' each observation is obtained by the use minors- on the tops of the which relied beams ol light tbiouuh pi isms into the ol.' a camera. At the same trim1 varia- tions in thc temperature of the pendulum chamber are smiihuly and the piecise Uiement of the time' of thc which speed up with increase in gravity and slow down with its is controlled bv cyreful- i ly adjustid I'honometers electl ic opcraling little shutters to off thc luhl lu'cil inter- vals. These chronometers arc chci Ic- ed against the rythmic lime nals broadcast from the Naval Ob- s-fi vatoiy heie through thc napohs radio and the depth and contour of the ocean bed beneath thc points ol gravity observation is measured with a sonic depth recorded. The pendu- lum apparatus is of such small seven cubic it c rill be operated suc- cessfully in the control room of a submarine despite that this is of the- nmsl congested structures devised lor use of man. NEW YORK ST. LOUIS 000 100 420- ..001 100 001- R II. E. -7 J5 2 -3 12 0 ST. LOUIS Series-Leased Oct. Ysuikcki-.s broke another record lotUiy and are again the uorld's champion by virtue I heir defeat ol Si. Louis. They made il in four straight games. The score 7 Lo i lolling into center Maran- scoring Tt -was thc pitcher'd on or. Orsatti fanned. One one two eriors. FIFTH INNING singled NEW YORK e-f ss i r Hi II iili to center p ST. cf LOUIS 1 I oral election ballot in Monroe .._.. county. This will be C. C. Sym- j Offol in who is opposing- the nomi-1 -uuj BraxLon B. for position guaranteed to county commissioner. i graduate. The school will The law provides that spates be j a schOol week day the so that names j CXCcpt a night school for employed people on Tuesday FIVE PERSONS ARE INJURED IN EARTHQUAKE HEAVY VOTE MANY VETERANS iWOMAN JUMPS LOOKED FOR MARCH IN TO HER DEATH IN NEW YORK AT SAN ANTGMO IN NEW YORK FIRST DAY OF TJQN FAR EXCEEDS THAT OF PREVIOUS PRESIDEN- TIAL YEAR REGISTRA- COLONEL TEXAS WITH GREAT WAR RECOPO LEADS AMERICAN LEGION MARCH WIDOW OF RAILROAD BUILD- ER LEAPS FROM TWELFTH FLOOR OF APARTMENT BUILDING of independent candidates may hu written in if desired. It is un- der the provisions of this statute that Jonathan Cates proposes to continue his race for office of sheriff of Monroe he stated at the conclusion of the meeting last night. I SMITH GOES TO NEW YORK CITY f Associated Oct. crnor Smith left here today for New York City where to- night and tomorrow he will v confer with prominent derno- crats. and Friday evening of each and a special Saturday school for school high school pils or others who cannot attend the other sessions. Individual in- struction under com- I mercial teachers is ffiven to each student. The day school will start regular Sessions tomorrow morning. RECEIVES INJURIES I MUCH DAMAGE ALSO f PORTED FROM TREMORS FELT IN MANY OF Illy Axsai-rutcd I'rciNi NEW Oct. tions are that New York City in I November will poll a record vote j for all time. This was- seen by I political observers today as the j basis of thc first registration day. Reports showed pcr- j sons registered last night while in the last presidential the total for the first day was The record in the number1 of voters taking literary tests was also shattered. Preuk MEXICO Oct. persons were injured and damage I Was done to a wide area by an J earthquake which rocked Mexico City and nine states in Mexico last reports to the police and newspapers stated today. Dispatches from Oaxaca said a x SAN Oct. of veterans of the world clebr.'itcd today by marching i through the streets of Man An-' lonio in I he annual American I fifth floor paiade. niif building-. Leading thc was Colonel li'oaumont Texas 1-5 major-general in France was i reprimanded for advancing thc first wave of his attacking armed only with a riding Annorlnlril N'KW Oct. Mrs. Ar- tlini K. widow of the.rail- r-'iad builder who drcd two weeks jumperl 01 fell to lier death today from her on the of a west end ave- The body landed on the iool an adjoining- structure. of BIG MASSACRE HA INKS Oct. ual training proved costly to Frank local i large portion of the southern sec- I who caught his hand in a planing j tion of the city was in ruins with other sections badly damaged. The tremors lasted 31 minutes with thc greatest force displayed for a period four minutes. machine while taking a course in and four fingers were severed. He was planing a small board at the. time. Announcement There will be a meeting of the Democratic Committee Monroe Bounty ac thc Court House tonight at S o'clock for the purpose of electing officers and naming per- manent committees. By order of WILLIAM R. Chairman. TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND 1 KILLED BY FANATIC MOSLEMS A.r.ioliilrd NKW Oct. S. J 1'arkcs chairman of the I Chinese famine relief organization received information today I of the reported massacre of about j persons hy fanatic Mos- lems in Kansu province. II rf c p FIRST INNING NKW Paschal filed out 10 the catcher. Koenig singled to le'l't. Ruth grounded out to who doubled Kuonin off the for the third nul No one no errors. ST. LOUIS Oisatli fanned llinh doubled to shoil Ruth thc bull in thc MIII. Fnsch fanned. IJottomh'v dicw a pass. Ilal'cy pilchci to No no error1-. SECOND INNING I NKW Cchiin walki-tl. Mousel fannc'd. popped out to shoi I Heruan cased one up for tin- second h.iscman to smolhci No in no no errors. ST. Harper thrown at Insl. Smith singled to Smith out stealing. JVlaranvillc doubled lo Shfnii I i'iiL at first unassisted. No i two no errors. THIRD INNING NKW singled In Id I lloyt sacrificed. Bcn- second. I'aschal HIII In lirst. BenffouKh on sec- kdeniji thrown out at I list. No i one no errors. ST. I.OU1S Orsatti doubled to contributing some jfrcat 11 isc running. Hiph a bunt that he beat out. Orsatti on third. Friseh sacrificed to Orsatti Prpur-as and warming up. Hifih on first Bottomley Hies out to ditcher. Hafey walK-v Harper fanned. One two no errors. FOURTH INNING NEW Ruth smashes the thud hall pitched over the r-ijjht field pavilion for a home1 tyinK thc score. walks. Mcusel out on a long to center. Gobi-is forced back to first. Lazzcri singled. on sfcond. flied out to cen- icr. Hafcy made a great running catch of BcnpjotiKh's short fly. One two no errors. ST. LOUTS Smith singled to ripfht. Maranville grounded to second forcing Smith but was safe j on error by Koenifj who attempted a double play. Maranville safe on second. Sherdel flicd out to cen- ter. Orsatti at bat. lloyt threw second to catch the Rabbit and no one covered thc the ball MONROE THEATRE TODAY STREETS OF SHANGHAI Featuring Pauline Stark XKVV right. Paschal -.inglcd to putting Ilovt on -econd. ppppcd out to second. Ruth grounded out to first unassisted. Gehrig was passed filling the bases Mc-nscl grounded to short forcing at second. No two no errors. ST. Hied out to Frisch vras out pitcher to lirst. Uottomlcy fanned. N.I i no no cr-tors. SIXTH INNING NEW singled to left. Dugan singled lo taking second. Bcngough out on short fly to first. LiizKcri stole third. lloyt flied out lo fust. Paschal flied out to cen- ter. No i two no errors. ST. fanned. Harper walks. Smith popped to '-ccond. Maranville Har- pt'i on third. Sherdel fanned. No one no errors. SEVENTH INNING popped lo --hurt Ruth hit a home run vc'r the right field pavilion. Geh- i id hit a homer into right field pavilion. Alexander warm- iiH1 up. iMeusel singled to left. Alcxandir replaces Sherdel. Lax- y.en safe when Orsatti dropped bis fly. Mcusel on third. Rob- ertson baiting for IHigan. ed to second and .Mcusel beat the throw home and scored. on third. Coombs batting for ncngiuigh. Sacrificed to scoring. lloyt out pitcher lo first. Four four no errors. ST. flied out to left. Or.satti flicd out to catch- er. Frisch fouled out to first. No no no errors. EIGHTH INNING NKW hit a homer into the right field pavi- lion. Kocnig grounded out to first. Ruth gets third home run of the game in right field pavi- lion. Gehrig out pitcher to first. Mcusel fanned. Two two no errors. ST. fanned. Hafey singled to deep short. Harper grounded to short who on Page ;