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   Key West Citizen, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1928, Key West, Florida                               T vl' Associated Press Day Wire Service r For 49 Years Devoted lo the Interests of Key West if XLIX. NO. 250. KEY OCTOBKU PRICE FIVE CENTS CITY COUNCIL FAVORS GIVING FIVE PER CENT DEDUCTION ON TAXPAYMENTSJNNOVEMBER TRAFFIC ORDINANCE CHINESE ARE ASKING ADVICE OF AMERICANS IS DISCUSSED AT MEETING OF BODY LAST NIGHT At u regular meeting' ol the city council last il was de- cided to allow a five per cent do i duction for the payment of real estate taxes dining the month oi Novemher. A sliding scale was adopted wheicby four per cent will he al- lowed in thice. in Jarui- I two in Febuuuy and one in .March. The tax roll has been com- pleted and has been turned over to the collector who will be ready lo receive lax- payments on No- vember I wilh the stipulated tic- duction in foicc as mentioned. The council feels that the slid- I ing scale- adoj'led relative to tho j payment of taxes prove an inct'iilive to who will no doubt lake advantage of the De- duction allowed by coming foi-l wmi and paying up. The traffic ordinance adopted was discussed at meat i length. Thcie was a division opinion' on the question of slop us al so many some NEWLY-ORGANIZED NATION- T1ON PROGRAM AUTO PARADE BY DEMOCRATS LAST NIGHT YOUNG MEN'S ORGANIZA- TURNS OUT ON STREET IN CAUSE OF DEM- OCRACY On Western Swing An automobile parade over four blocks preceded the j ircet iig tho Young AI crt JJumoeratic Club that was held at f AL GOVERNMENT SELECTS lhe counly housc MEN TO ASSIST nig-hl. The parade Du- viil. Fleming. White and United streets seveiyl times. I number of who voluntarily joined the and lhc comments ot the i.pecta-' i AiNorlnli-il j Oct. I -i i I ly-organiz-id national govern- j .incut seeking to bolster the erisiiH-nts. of Chin-i in a wide COM-j sliuclii'ii piogiam has decided to I a k Ik-mi O'.ven U- i lid Win Sclig'm.ui j and .fetem.ali all Amen-' 'ni serve as hoiioraiV rcon- 0'iiic iuhi-ti1- the i tors showed that hundreds of pco- OFFICERS FIND BOAT HIDDEN IN MANGROVES VESSEL IS ONE WHICH WAS ABANDONED B Y CREW BROUGHT TO PORT TOURIST SEASON PREDICTED EOR KEY WEST BROADWAY STARS TO PRESENT DRAMA AS BIOGRAPHY OF GOVERNOR SMITH The boat which was claimed to j have been abandoned in sinking mu pie in Key in Hi so are taking ft'reat 1 Mrs. Caroline U-rest in the flJoitb ol iut spon-orcd lhc and al- I chan-man of the dcniociatic showa.1 that there will he a' comnrtt'.ee ol wl that there ote for the tic a nl ilcd lust nig-hl. speaker niociatic state who ac- niod Uovtinor and Mrs. Smith on their ljur the BABE RUTH BATS FOR AL SMITH Kollov.'intc the parule there wiisi iiiC''tiliR' at the county hcnif. Many new mem-1 hers joined the dub and I here j was enthusiastic discussion o.f pl.ins put the straight demo-' 1 era tic t'eket across in Key West. Kvoiv in'.'mher culled upon to 1 scrrral of the Smith-Robin- -on t'n'k Iheni ovt'r Next Sunday evening Broad-j Heywood Uroun j way will make its iirsl bin volun- will do the announcing and condition by the U men lhc Sweets will direct. m the gull October 11 by steam- whull 20 ot I The actors are not ihc ship AntilHi was discovered yes-j tho bcsl sUge branch of the theatie who lei day hidden in the mangroves between Stock Island and Boca I Chico by Customs Inspetlois II. I yle E. Dey and L. C. Tayloi and biography initial on Inspector llonivack. Three men seen aboard the sighting the of- j a and other .successful has made the radio diama- Composed I lorn the book hv same name written by Norman llapgood and Hem y Mo.scowitz. From this taken the high lights in the' life of the governor woven them j into a sketch that t.ikes HOTEL MAN TREND OF IS STILL SOUTH ''Key West will have the great- est tourist season this winter in. the history ol the declared Chai les F. Flvnn. oC the Bowmai I hotel in the city flml r.-. and upon made i cording in reports. The is described as being but .i shell ol' a less than feet hut equipped with a horsepower moloi. She undci stood to be of Miami rcg- istiatioii and that her ownership is being traced. Soon after the rescuci DEFUNCT BANK IS ARRESTED IIOML RUN KING MAKES RADIO PLEA FOR GOVERNOR of whom fell that there was no need al certain corners for Ihesc while Iho others felt that the regulations were all as far as they could ob- serve. II was decided to confer with the mayor and other officials in ordt-r to Arrive definite propbsilion which woulld prove satisfactory to all cnccrncd. A communication was received Annitrl MEW Oct. ao. I'r'sidpiiL Ijronk.s uii- noiincod Unit are bei'i'j iiu'd- sccu.e huiidrc'H for the u-e of the club .ID11 that ho n'ou'id announce uoelv result of the efforts to- v.ard this flnd. Tf the money and lie assured that j there is cveiy reason to'believe that il be there If. O. FENDER PLACED UNDER ARREST IN GA... I j TO BE TAKEN BACK TO IN- FLA. was biutijihl as-hot e it developed j s'jlt-'c' IhaL the men were .sliipvicoked on a smuggling and that lhc number consisted of a eicwjLo the mansion at Al- of six aliens and Mui lay j ball-v aml with his acecpl- aliiis Moo Fai alleged j ll.ncu democratic nomina- tcr of the' expedition. tlon- only aie will present over the air a' taking part in this offeinm. There will hi- much incidental which is the lurnishud hv Freddie f Allied 15 Berens and his orchcstia. Vi- Sniith. vienne prima donna Fulton iiuthoi of Three will yasterdaj en route from Havana will also the Follies I ol Italpli Francis Jack Shannon and Grodwm A chorus J 5 f loin the Newsboy.s will help UP put New York atmos-' the trend of travel is phcie into the musical score aml Havana is ex- of N'ew the Good Old Sumtnei i peeling a Ucnicndous the liijia. I'm a I Brcatest the hotel man bicycle ij'iilt for are of the old time sonu's the older' Never ha.s it been known so HX'nei ation north. though some of the eas coast hotels are not to be I the audunce dovvn to Oliver the scenes ol boyhood trials and throufrh the legislature pi The rescued men uere at first The all sUr Avho will pie- alliwed to uo their sent Ibis drama includes K Rey WesU Suspicion Willaril Rich- ard Helen Vi-1 Ai lluir now playing vienne Seyal. Gry.stal Ku k Dempsey'.s Ina llibbaid. Arthur plays the soon how- and the bunch JMUndecl up in a house here. All but the captain and two other members I early in the season. 1 he youngest actoi in the c.isl j Master Howard Men 12 Even at this time it is dcfinite- Muirs who will play the part known that moie tourists than ol the be y Al Smith He is well j cver beloie have sitrnified Uicir Known as a child having pkijed child parts with Richaul ItjirthclmcsH .mil the late Barbaia La .Mai r. ol Kuth came to bat again tor Gov. i will 1'c another moet'n-i' of the R Smith last I dub as soon as it is the hand-5 Ume in a radio iKidress over a na-1 of the and will he nunlo for tlv most lienefici.xl Alfred lime in lion-wide hookup. It is because Governor Smith is greatest friend of Amciican sport in public life today'' and be- cause he never has forgotten his tho home run king would like to sec him elected. other day 1 look a ride down to Oliver street in New Yoi k Irom B. L. ol _ T- 1 City just to look at the litllc 'two the Key West Electric relative to a renewal of contract on city slreel liahtiim. I A committee was appointed to j meet with Mr. Grooms and 140 over the situation pertaining to the its meeting of the board. ivei onji-tciuivi i ji I whether you he proposed and report I parents in Is findings at the next j I Ti or bv neetinn of the board. After disposing of other rou- tine the meeting was 01- dered adjourned. MASONIC NOTICE communication of An-'about Governor chor night 'rill. Local a'ul coidially invited LO attend. By oiclei of the W. M. JOHN C. PARK. oct-iO-ll So by four' home that Governor j Smith was boi'n it. le reminded me of my own two by lour home j in and what a wonder- i inl thing il is lo Ihink that whether you were raised by poor Oliver street. New poor parents on the river front in Baltimore that Ihcre j is a chance for every boy to get I to the lop in whether I ha wants to be a president or a I ball player. greatest thing of all Smith is that he never forgot his love for Oliver of the funds in the he staled. The- proposition of r. perma- nent organization of the younj dence he had agieed to land in the United Stati-s Oct. O. emplovce of the de- funct lianiv at was anc'-ted here today on t charges growing out of the bank 'to each. Tie was anested failure. upnn his-return. Sheriff L. J. of Cit- the crow ucie captured along Georm. the- aliens. had left Sutheiland. Jefffis. but later came back to col- j rk. lect fiom the aliens evi- liam KC Vinton. Walter Rogei Smith and Richard star lake th i moi rns has arrived lo aii'd lhc of' Key j him in custody. Fender told the look forward to the en- officer that he would return with- We-it m try oY a strong- organization in bed for young meni have tiic Uio energy' stat-cd. and the iliihly lo be the single factor in local the chairmtin out fighting' it No. IK'2. F. A. Scottish Rii.' I street. He has never left his home I town or his home state or his old biethren friends on Oliver street but for I 25 years has been theii public I servant. And here is the worst of Alfred E. who has done more for New York than all the ball players in does not gel the salary of many league ball players. While some men desert their old their home town and their obligations to the public for great big Al four times governor of New has given his life to FURIOUS STORM ijKnocking NGLAND At n heariiiR Tuesday before U. j S. Commissioner C. Rodnev Knye and Louis incrabpi of the we're held to federal court under bonds of and respective- ly. Two of the aliens were or- jdered hold under bonds ol i each as material witnesses lot the mil c nt. The oih four aliens aio subject to deportation hv immigration it is on m.iUire pal t of Goveinor Mlietll Cordoba. K. Smith. George John The Columbia network. ITcibcrt Isabc-lle prising 20 stations throughout William Dan the cmintn will broadcast Cl.uk Gabel. Howard ladio dianui lum Station rill and Uosainund I'inchot on Sunda.s October who pluved Nun'' in from to intention of motoring south for the and information of this kind beinu icceived daily iii- dicales that the number will be more than doubled within a short according to Mr. on account of his connection chain hotel close tab on tourist MURDERED MAN fiOLD MEDAL TO IS FOUND TODAY BE AWARDED TO ATFERNANDINA THOS. A. EDISON with the hi must keep tiavel. j Key being the terminal of the great Atlantic coastal highway and the uatcway to I may well expect her share I of the travel that i1- sure to flow this in view of the idehuhtlul drive ovei the pictures- que Ovei-Sea in the i rl Hie visitor. ARRESTED FOR BOND SWINDLE THE GALE ALSO THROUGH MANY PARTS OF IRELAND Out of Prices shown. A.11 -who were in custody aie still bcinp' detained in' I j Mom oo county those who1 j I were hound over huvinji' far j j I failed to arrange bail. j j The frail but high powei ud boat i on which the smuggling braved the rough seas of the gulf j stream has been turned over to1 i I the customs either to be j i sold at public outcrv 01 con- fiscatecl to government use. BODY OF CHARLIE j FOUND IN BED BY CUSTOMER CALLED AT PLACE I GREAT INVENTOR WILL BE PRESENTED WITH HONORS IN CEREMONIES TO BE STAGED TONIGHT EDWARD SWEENEY IS AP- PREHENDED IN MICHIGAN IND. Ity Ac Nooin li'U AIK'IIJGAX Oct. Oct A furious y pdccs t j-alc w.th a wind velocity reach- j t t t GO miles an hour and i reaching TOO miles roared takf southei and western Eaigland and i to make DANCE TONIGHT Coral Isle Casino -MANHATTAN CAFE DUVAL ST. Ireland durinc.- the nig-ht doing considerable da.mag'c in scattered localities. family in- come equal to the familv HICKMAN HAS LARGE BRAIN Oct. 20. to death app.u ently with an UK- body ol Charlie opciatniii a groceiy store and lilling st.it w.is iound today laying on a bed at his home by 11. customei. Robbery is believed to have been the motive ol the murder according to authoiities. X. Oct. A. Kdison will i e- ceive a gold viedal at laboratorj tonight ccMemonies which will be broad-I cast over WKAF and a nation-j viorth wide hook-up ol laiho stations. President Coolidnc will open -fche program at o'clock from tmiox lodyv j so I am constantly MORTEM striving to yet price-- Special Dinner for Today and Sunday Fresh Meats and Vegetables Home Made Ice Cream Pies and Cakes Open 5 A. M. to 10 P. M. CHILDREN FALL TO THEIR DEATH GRANDSONS OF MAGNATE WERE PLAYING ON ROOF down and save you i money wherever possible j i So I am putting on a SPECIAL SALE I knocks the j of and them down to the -lowest I level at which desirable j merchanfH.se has bcei. j sold in this vicinity Joi many months. SHOWS NO EVIDENCE OF INSANITY NKVf Oct. 5JO.- -Two baby of the late Ben- jamin copjier mnjj- playing on the roof of the Hotel Surrey in ea'st sevciity- Mxth street fell 13 stories to their death. SAX Oct. 20.- Univcisity of California nu-dical authorities after performing a lipost niortom on the body of Wil- NO NEWS FROM H. C. M'DONALD I While then the broadcast j I will be shifted to the laboi iiloiy here. I The medal will be pie.sented by SccieUnv of the Treasury An-1 drew Mellon. The gold medal was authorized by congress in i commemoration ol Edison's f Now is the Time to liuy i While Prices are Down j 20 Per Cent Discount Allowed I Purchases From lo liain ICdward handed announced that as far as could be determined there was no constitutional evidence of in- Kanity. biain was found to Purchase must amount lo I to entitle customer lo I j discount. jjbe il age accidental- 25 Per Cent Discount Allowed over a wall as he at- ly ujiset brother temped to jimvp into his mother's and both fell on another on Purchases of or Over. WOOING WOMEN VOTERS RENT living bed dining ath. Also garage. Apply ngela street. oetl9-6tx HELP wanted to emonstrate and take' 10 orders aily direct from motorists. mazing magnetic trouble light. ticks Afore pay.. te demonr rator particulars. Magno fi jBpafow Mass. Sale Starts Monday Oct. Ends Oct. THIS SALE IS three pyliu- imrtu-. aro working to win the of women voters Vvho be entitled to the year. ENGLISH PAPERS HAVE BUT LITTLE TO SAY OF RECENT FLIGHT Ott. today liiid piHctically drop- ped reference to the fate of Lieutenant Commander G. which in a brief para- says he was unheard from. ballot STRICTLY CASH NO APPROVALS OR j EXCHANGES A COMPLETE LINE OF il PAINTS AND BUILDING SUPPLIES il ac hd Eugene Jr. SPOOKS' REVELRY At Ghosts' Corner Eaton and Duval Oct. 23. Spook Ghost Grand March and Free. Refreshments and other at- will cost each. REPUBLICAN RALLY Bay View Park Tonight 8 o'Clock SPEAKER W. C. LAWSON Candidate for Congress The Key West Civic Band un- der direction of Haydon II- Hngworth render a con- cert program and be in at- tendance throughout the eve- ning. Kdw.ml .1. Sweeney ua1- ai rcsteil hv .u'thoi itii-s suspect him thousand'- of dol- of stolon bonds. The were stolen in Hal- Cleveland and Chiii.'ig'o. found by insinance t oni'M'iii s vhich they bought them Sweeney. DOG WRECKS AUTO la. KM a achievements illuminating the i balked suddenly nt 1 he side path of progress thro'uuh the de- Mrs. J. C. Wilson's auto she velopmenl and application of in- and ventions that have revolutionized U llbon s UMJ in the last s klllcd- WOMEN MOB BRIDE pITk-e wore t-allcd out to rfFcuc the bride from a mob of women al the man '-f the Kail of Bectivo to Clarke. HUMAN SKELETON DEAD VIKKNA. Oeoiw knov n as human feet six inches tall and weitfhinjr only died of pneumonia. MONROE THEATRE TODAY While the City Sleeps TOMORROW The Cardboard Lover STRAND THEATRE TODAY The Michigan Kid TOMORROW Stocks and Blondes The Oversea Recreation Parlor and Social Club owned by T. J. Curry and Eugene A. and managed by Eugene A- will in future be operated by A. Sands as- T. J. Curry having leased his undivided one half in- terest to Eugene A. Sands. Under the terms of agreement same may be terminated by either party giving 10 no- tice to the other party of his detirc to terminate or cancel the agreement. All matters pertaining to the business are hereby referred to Eugene A. Sands. T. J. CURRY. EUGENE A. SANDS. V Key Fla. Oct. 1928. Signed   

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