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   Alton Evening Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 3, 1929, Alton, Illinois                                The Telegraph Coven jersey and Macoupin ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Established January 3c Per Copy APRIL 1929 Member of The Associated Press Weather Forecast ILLINOIS Partly cloudy to night and Thursday warmer tonight in northeast wd uiler Wins Second Term By Defeating Wilson i lose Contests Feature Race for Council Seats 5 New Faces Will Appear In CityHall of and Bailey of Sixth Are Reelected Fahrig Is Defeated Three Sitting Aldermen up for Are Beaten Five new aldermen will sit in the City when the aldermanlc body is organized lor the year the result ol Tuesdays city Two sitting aldermen were present members of the council were delated for reelec and two others now in office were not Alderman 6eorge Wright of the Seventh and John Bailey of the Sixth were George In the Lawrence Fahrig in the Sixth and Charles Cairns in the Fifth were defeated for re In wards where sitting aldermen were not candidates for re Henry a former member of the was elected in the Second and Fred Sldner in the to the seats respec tively of Clifford Krug and Edward Some Aldermanlc Upsets rhe aldermanlc in addition to sending almost a record number of men to the pro vided some startling upsets and brought fourth two of the hottest in Lawrence Fahrig dean of the an alderman 18 mayor pro was de feated by Joseph Schenk by seven who for a day was talked of as a darkhorse can didate for mayor and whose opposl tiop appeared on list day for when it wasbelieved hewoulc be an aspirant for the losi of the three precincts of the Continued on Page 3 I Hyde Tells Senate Farm Relief Aims April vision of the tariff on farm products reduction of transportation costs by the development of inland waterways and federal aslstance marketing through a farm board were recom mended to the Senate agriculture committee today by Secretary Hyde as the basis for a sound agriculture relief The secretary read his views from a prepared Although he had had a long conference with President Hoover last he emphasized that he was speaking for himself I wish to he that in discussing the I am speaking for myself I have within less than a had the oppor tunity to consider the problem in de tail and I shall not attempt to present any detailed piece of Ynu gentlemen are very much more fitted lor that task than I have long been Interested in the ends to be accomplished by relief rather than by the legislative While I make nopretense of being an I do claim the same Of purpose which dominates your In its quest for solution of this fling County Offices Are Split Between Parties EAST April Democrats and Republicans split In yesterdays election of members of the county board of Justices of the peace and In Bond three township elections reported seven Republican and three Democratic supervisors The Republican ticket was swept into power In office in the township election cvt Granite City turned out a record vote in a threecornered race for two places the park board with John being the Ipw In Nameokl and Venice present of fleerswere Carl Hartman Wins Mare on the Mayor Carl Hartmann won a mare the He had with Arthur suit of clothes against a Hartmann was betting on Mayor Butlers Floss former Mayor Hartmann ia a woman and worked hard for the election of Mayor as the horse will be She she for the as well as the and Hartmann have decided to name the mare Tommy Colonel House Rests Following Operation NEW April Colonel Edward advisor to President was resting comfortably today In a private hospital after undergoing an operation for the removal of a tumor on his His condi tion was described as very The performed at the Harbor was done with the ftld of spinal anaesthe and Colonel House talked to the surgeons while the tumor was being Shortly before the end of the operation the ef fect of the anaesthesia wore off and the doctors urged him to take I will stand he told I dont care to take Colonel House Is 70 years Honors to Herrick Are Unsurpassed In French History Nations Precedents Are Abandoned for Ceremony April in the history of France has a foreigner been honored in death as France tomorrow will honor former Unltec States Ambassador Myron Herrick Every French regulation has been stretched to the utmost to make the last rites for the dead American an Impressive memorial to Franco American The ceremony will as Ambassa dor Herrick would have had extreme for man who though a inferred a simple offer tb his if it was for Only a few of the thousands who have applied for tickets to the serv ices at the Embassy willhear the farewell words of Premier Raymond who will speak inthe name of thev French General PeVshing who will speak for the American and Qutnones De Ambassador speakingfor fhe diplomatic will be no no music No women will be only some 300 representative men In se vere mourning all according to American The next parl of the will be in French with a guard of honor of the French Legion of arms lending the only touch of color to a long solemn funeral cor tege to the American ProCathedral where services will be conducted by Dean Beekman at The body will remain in the edi fice until evening when without ceremony it will be taken to the rail road terminal to be put aboard a train for Brest where it will arrive Friday Escorted by a mili guard of honor it will be placed aboard the French cruiser Tourville The across the will maintain a funeral pace so as not to beat the Aquitania with the Ambassadors Parmely to New Man and Stenographer Found Shot to Death April auditor of the Gwynn Millinjf and Eleanor steno grapher in the companys offices were found shot to death today in an auto mobile near New east of here County authorities believe Welsh shot the girl and then turned the gun on Franklin County Coroner John Murphy who began an Investigation said indications were the shooting occurred at an early hour The automobile was stopped in the middle of the road and there were two bullet holes in the windows of the Miss Porter was shot In the chest and in the head while Welsh was shot through the Welsh was also secretarytreasurer of the Business Mens Advertising Service Sivain Objects to 700 One a Husband April Ole a janitor by read an ad in the matrimonial paper about the shy little 23 yearold red headed all alone and so it almost made htm He was still on the verge of tears when he faced her yester day in Judge Joseph McCar thys For one she had her husband with For another Lee ex plained to the he advanced her in 4100 installments to pay trousseau that never graced his march to the And for still a third he ho discovered too late that exactly 69u other men had read the ad and were in the field as he led a raid on her flat and had both Helen Goodrich and her husband ar rested on a disorderly conduct Judge McCarthy continued the case until next Monday to decide if to do about Rebel Defeat Is Claimed by Loyal Force Two Day Battle Ends in Retreat Calles Says Railroads Burned Estimate 600 Revolution aries Were Killed in Fighting MEXICO April cipitate rebel retreat from Jlmlnez after two days bloody lighting there was halted this morning at a burned railway bridge north of the Eight troop which left Jim inez late yesterday under cover of the heaviest fighting of the were stalled while soldiers attempted to re pair the Between the trains and the tem porary safety of Chihuahua City there were seven otner burnet and it was believed the rebe at least 89 far as the ral lines were had been halt Resort to highways would perm comparatively easy pursuit by federa troops under General This whose two day attack on Jiminez culminated late yesterday in almost complete rebel withdrawal from the little town and the most decisive victory ofthe reformec his troops hoping to follow and ex terminate the rebel which has been led personally by the move ments General Jose Gonzalo It was believ ed a small rebel rear guard left at Jiminez had abandoned the town dur ing the night permitting Its complete occupation by At Chapultepec residence President Fortes it was an nounced The Woody which hasbeen days at Jiminez has resulted in the most Bril Continued on Page 3 Annex Planned To Post Off ice Building Here Treasury Department Has Plans Ready for the Work April treasury department is making arrangements to spend ap proximately on an addition to the Alton postofflce work to begin about July officials stated here Plans the addition have been completely drawn by the treasury and all other steps be fore actual work have been Officials are awaiting the al from which the Alton job is to be which becomes available at the beginning of the next fiscal July Alton residents are assured by the department that the contract will be let immediately if it Is not let shortly in anticipa tion of the July it Is certain the Illinois city will have the muchneeded ad dition to the present structure well on the road to accomplishment be fore the summer has Treasury who have been cognizant of the need for increased facilities at Alton for more than a are especially anxious that the construction Job there go on the market In advance of a number of other needy cases which will be taken care of out of the They have assured Representative Irwin the Alton post and other local officials that Ihey were aware of the needs at Al and that a shortage of funds ast year was the only deterrent to jullding at that The state ment today is considered a reassur anee that the project will not be neglected this Specific details of the plans for he addition have not been an lounced although everything has been finished on The addition will be it is to take care of what is said o be the main objective in Increas ng the Alton congestion n postal Miss Caldivell Only Woman to Be Elected Miss Caldwell was the only woman Harriet Worden waa defeatedfor re election as assistant She ranked eighth in the list of tea of whom six were Ethel Lessner was not a candidate for reelection as pf Reelected in Tight Race MAYOR THOMAS BUTLER Interesting Sidelights ion Ofi Election officiate first cinct of the Second rd showed speed in counting At just afterithe ttolls closed the vote from that precinct was re corded in the office of the Telegraph It showed 151 for 42 forWil son and 18 for a 2V4 to 1 mar gin for the mayor over both oppon This Was Brotherly Case When Joseph Schenk defeated Alderman dean of the coun he had eight brothers helping him in the Fourth Only one of the brothers lives in the but the other seven came over election day to Schenks according to the unofficial was seven Had the seven brothers been residents of the ward the margin would have been more comfortable Schenk filed for the office on the last day for when it was rumored Fahrig would be a candidate for Analyzing the Vote The total vote for mayor was 1212 less than that of two years when the total was The vote Tues day was 3458 less than the total at the presidential election in when votes were Mayor Butler two years ago received 4289 His vote a to tal vote 1212 was 312 under his total of two years The Davis total which was was 2034 votes less than he received when running for Wilsons total was 1144 more than the combined vote of Crawford and Glberson two years al lowing for the drop In the total Butler might be said to have polled the same vote he got two years while Wilson got the Crawford and Giberson totals and most of the Davis Complimentary Votes The three unopposed candidates got large complimentary City Olerk Hemphill polled Miss Margaret Caldweli 5409 for city treasurer and William Threde 4622 for 3398 voters did not cast a ballot for city clerk 3804 lid not take the trouble to vote for ihe lone candidate for city 4591 did not mark Thredes Old Hands at the Job Four justices of the peace were re slected and a former police magls was named to that There were six candi with five to be The trailer was Curley a Tradition Doesnt First plape on the ballot tradl lonally held to be the favored irought success to all but one candi Wilson for Harry for assistant supervisor Henry Beneze for justice of the peace and Wes Taliey for all of whom had first place in long lists of were One candidate said first place had given tun 300 The tradition got a olt in aldermanlc Only three firsUnlacerg Second Bailey in Sixth and Wrjghjj the Four Justices of Peace Reelected Connors Named Lawliss Leads ley Heads List for Constable All Alton justices of the peace were reelcted in Tuesdays balloting with the single exception of Ethel Lessner who did not seek return to And the fifth justice elected Is a former police magistrate and ex officio Those reelected are Eddie Law who has been serving as acting police magistrate during the recent illness of Police Judge Henry P Prank Danie Gorman were six aspirants for the five places to be filled the candidate de feated being Curley Eddie Lawliss led the successful quintet his unofficial total being just four votes in advance of that of Three polled over 4000 and Frank The vote on the office of justice and the standing of the candidates on face of the unofficial returns was Elected Eddie Lawliss 4338 Henry Beneze 4234 Frank Ford Daniel 3977 Connors 3094 Defeated Ourley 1505 On the office ot constable there was an array of 15 candidates with five places to be Those elec ted on face of the unofficial count are Taliey 3133 Dailey 2845 Theodore Hoffmann 2187 Ben 1749 Henry Delaney igge f was the the who polled over He was one of three elec ted Incumbents of the office to stand i H The other two were w Dailey and John Ohand DaUey being reelected on face of the unofficial count and Chandler 08elout by Henry Delaney by Delane5 te serving as con by Centralia in Grip Of Scarlet Fever Scare April WAII whoota were closed today nnd au children under 18 were ordered to stay at home as a precautionary step Prevent spread of scarlet hich has broken out The drastic action came after a sur vey by city health officer and follpwed the death ycstcr girl the first severpl easof or the dis ease AppnwUhijioy students aro enrolled In tin grade and jiJgfc Out Meets Dath Catherine S c h a u m Falls Under Wheeli of Auto Was 86 Years Old Funeral Services Will Held from Bunker Hill Be Catherine 86 years died Tuesday afternoon at the home of her A of Grandview at about 15 minutes aft er being struck by the automobile of Verria of 2719 Hlllcrest as she backed her car out of the garage to the street In front of her No one witnessed the Mrs Barker said she felt no shock in the car the wheels passing over the body of Schaum nor from the rear end of the car striking The first she knew that Schaum was near was when she saw her lying in the street after she had backed out of the When picked up Mrs still She died as she was being carried to the Meisenhelmer home a block dls Deputy Coroner Streeper held an inquest Jast night and the verdict of the coroners jury was that Schaum came to her death by falling in back of an automobile driven by Verna Barker while in the act of backing the car out of her drive Was Taking Walk had taken a walk from the Meisenhelmer home when she thi skid that did no know her had for a walkjtfnUl she was carried back to the She had been Mil suffer ing from heart attacks but in the or so had been better ant was In the habit of taking walks around the It was said at the Meisenhelmer going a shorl distance and then stopping for it was believed that she walked around the block and hat stopped to rest at the driveway into Barkers Being slightly deaf she would not have heard the Continued on Page 3 Hit By Automobile and Taken to Hospital Regains Consciousness and Is Later Taken to Home Clemens of 309Henry was picked up last night al by of 2632 Hill crest from the pavement al Gold and Pearl streets In an un conscious condition and was taken to Josephs Soon after her arrival at the hos pital Cope regained conscious ness and said she had been struck by an Her recollection was that she had been struck by a coupe which was occupied by a man and a Her injuries were not considered serious and she was taken home at 2 today by her and Emory at 910 Hamp ton Cope is 17 years At the Emory home on Hampton street to day Cope was still in bed and her mother told a reporter that she had been unable to sit up and inter nal injuries were A sister of the Injured of 2705 College was at the Emory home She said that Cope had attended a picture show with her in Upper Al After the she stated she gave the sister car fare and put her on the Middletown At Union street she transferred tothe Union car line leaving the car at Gold and She was walking the sister when struck by the Election at Glance City ClerkOrland City Assistant Supervisors Law Constables Crnig Sec Sidnnr Sclicnb Hellrung Bailey J Unofficial Count Shows Incumbent Winner by 185 Davis Runs Third Contest Between Two Leaders Was Close Wilson Butler Carries Four jf Thomas Butler was returned to the office of Tues after one of the closest races in the history of The mayor was reelected by a margin of 188 over William according to the unofficial The vote was But 3977 Wilson Former Mayor George Davis ran a poor polling only 1444 The total vote for may or was Mayor Butler in his successful campaign for reelection carried four the Fifth and Wil son carried the Upper by a wide the Third by 49 and the Second by Mayor Butler today said I am glad the suspense is I will go brick to work an soon as I appreciate the confidence of those Two New Members For County Board Worden Loses Former and Beck Leads Field There will be only two changes in Alton townships county board dele gation as result of the Tuesday elec William Threde had no opposi tion fcir reelection as William Charlie Wes and William Jobler were reelected as assistant The two new assistant supervisors elected to complete the Alton group of six are William Stobbs and Harry Stobbs Is a former member of the county but ati insurance man and of the ftwm elec wnttalcrhisfirst office as result of the Worden Beaten One present member of the Alton delegation on the county board Frank did not stand for And theother member whose term Harriet Altoftis sole woman super went down to Among the ten candidates contesting for the six posts as assistant Worden was in eighth place after un official returns had been was nosed out by Harry Beck by 204 He has twice sought election as an assis tant supervisor and it is a coinci dence that each tune he both in 1827 and he just missed gain Ing the coveted county board Scribner in seventh place was 204 votes behind Beck two years ago he missed election by only 73 Mrs Worden was 484 votes behind Beck on the unofficial count Baiier Leads Field The vote on assistant supervisors showing the order in which the can didates stand on face of the unoffi cial returns follows wno Placed me in office and 1 will al1 can mertt tnat comri dence I wlU try to give the people a better administration than I did William Wilson had no statement to make regarding reports he would ask a because ot the ness of the The showing hp made he thought was mighty nice I was glad to find there are enough good people in Alfon to almost feat two I had two men to I spent practically nothing in my it was less than I have nothing to say now about a Bear Recount Rumor William who was as sociated prominently with the Wil son said he had heard rumors of a demand for a but knew nothing of such a move Wilson gained a margin of 599 In Seventh ward that Mayor gutter had to overcome down The two downtown wards that went to Wilson gave him a combined plural Ity of only63 so the wards gave a This lead was overcome byBufc Elected William Bauer Charlie 3330 William Stobbs Wes Beall William Johler Harry Defeated Harriet Worden 2414 Fred Nathan 887 In addition to the six assistant supervisors elected Altons delegation on the County Board of Supervisors for the coming year will include three holdover Chairman Val De laney and Charles Schneider Injured in Crash Matthew of 1227 East Sixth assistant manager of the Metropolitan Life Insurance office was severely hurt Sunday evening when his automobile was overturned in a ditch at the roadside near Reports are that the Insurance man was forced to turn into the litch to avoid a car parked without Rather than crash Into the ihter he swerved so sharply hat has car went over a low em bankment and rolled The driver f the other automobile is said to havo sped away without waiting to see what had For a time Schneider was uncon and when assistance came rom occupants of a car that passed some time he was taken to the office of a The physician had to take eight stitches to close a wound In Schneiders He also ound that a painful head injury had been suffered by the insurance Tuesday Schneider went to hUof ico for short but his con dition was such that he was obliged o return Continued on Page 3 Contract for Bust Of Love joy Is Let To Noted Artist Oskar Hansen Will Sculp Likeness for Hall of Fame Aprij 3 Contracts for the first two heroic bronze busts to be placed In the Hall of Fame of the Illinois Press to be in the University of Illinois journals have been it was announced here today by L Williamson sec retary of The announcement was made lowing a conference with Oscar sculptor of Chicago who was awarded the contract for the statue of Elijah aboli tionist editor of and who was shot to death by a mob at the time his fourth press was destroyed and thrown into the This was the second contract The first went to Lorado sculptor of for a bust of Victor former editor or the Chicago Daily Hansen also conferred with Thomas publisher of the nols state regarding Uilrd bust to be that pf Rees long time business associate Henry the late editor of the Oskar Chicago to whom the contract for the Hall of Fame bust of Elijah Lovejoy was awarded is presi dent of the Allied Arts Association of Chicago and is the sculptor selected to do the colossal monument of Lelf proposed for a place on Lelf Erickson Drive in Chicago at the mal nentrance of the Worlds His unique Ideas and methods of portrait sculpture and his theories of light in its application to por traiture have won for him the ap pelation the artist of the fourth dimension by American exponents of that difficult He recently completed a Victory for the Hinsdale war me morial and busts of Joseph and Joseph Chicago Zerwas and Boyd Win at Godfrey Kohler was clebted school trustee and Walter Zerwas and Wil liam Boyd were named constables at Tuesdays election in Godfrey town George Schwartz and Wil lard Onlson were named Justices of the The vote For justice of the psce 177 For consttiWe Louis 04 Cj KilJt 60 School Z3   

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