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   Edwardsville Intelligencer, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1931, Edwardsville, Illinois                               All News of the County, State and Nation Published Speedily and Accurately. b war teuillc 3 n tc Hi g c n ccr Daily THE WEATHER Rain tonight and to- morrow. Rising tem- perature. Temperature today at a P. M., 68. 273 EDWABDSVTLLE, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, NOVEMBEE TEN PAGES IS TO HELP HANDLE Four Special Street Jobs to Be Undertaken as Means of Providing Work for Men During Winter. SIX PERSONS NAMED TO REPRESENT MEN Trucks Will Visit Townships Not Interested In Gathering Food In Search of Sup- plies. An unemployment biueau, to be opn'ated in the Stolze Buildnm ou Yjndalia street, opened todaj attor a mass met ting ot nO unem- ploied residents ol L'dwuulsMlie and nieinoeis of the executne committee Of the KdwardsMlle Commumt} C'H-st I'und Association held at Na- tional Hall atternoon Plans were discussed tor opeiating a Good Will Store to be opened next Monday at the former location of the Tn-Citj Giocerj Company. A program ot work during the winter and spring is also under con- sideration. Work that would not be undeitaken at piesent the citj and not affecting contractors anc other workmen is being selected and include the extension of North Kan Street to Springfield Road, wid ening Center Street trom to Oak, widening and grading of Scot Street from Randle to High, opening Of -South Street from Fouith of Scott and levelling and grading a parking space at the Children's Plaj grounds The unemployed at the meeting pledged their support and coopera- tion in carrying on the work. A com- Mtttee of six was named to act iu a supervisor> capacity and take a leading part for the woikmen. Those ou the committee are William Dett inar, J. B. McLean, Sam Caitwright T. G. Dinwiddie, William Schweai iTUd George Berdick. The men agreed to extend actni ties in collecting lood and clothing for winter use. Arrangements wil be made foi them to go into town ulups, not taking part in a dnve ar ranged in Kdwardsville last Satur day, to gather food and articles tha may be used dining the wintei. The committee will assist in pass ing upon meats ot legistiation card and on cases in which aid is asked. Opening the Good Will Store next Mondaj will permit the stoirng of various aiticle, collected in the drive planned by the foiu townships IDEAL SECRETARY CITY WATER RATES ARE SATISFACTORY Mayor Gueltig Inspects Sched- ule: Leclaire Rates Not Determined. With the of possible in- creases in the fue Indiant lontal tor residents of LccUuu' and other s aloii, the westfin side of Troy Hoad, to help pay the cost of the now f OOU piessiire tank erected b> the Ed- waidavilli-- Water Cornpam, othei late questions for L'dwiiulsville have boon agreed upon betore the Illinois Commerce Commission at Springfield The chai to be made tor lentals outside ot KdwardsMllu city limits will fie decided by the Edwaidsville Water Companj and membcis of the commission Major Charles E Gueltig went to Sptingfield -lesterdav and made an inspection of the schedule, recently filed by the Edwaidsville Watoi Com- pany. Ho found the schedule satis- factory and in compliance with an agreement reached ear her in the month. I'nder the teims Edwards- villa will have an annual saMng for fire protection. Mr. Gueltig said the engineering, rate and legal departments have all passed favorably upon the questions Involving Edwardsville. The final or- der of the commission is expected shortly. City officials will take no part in fixing rates to be charged out- side the city. The new tank along Troy Road was erected primarily to Increase pressure for consumers in the south- era sections of Edwardsville and to the south of the city. During peak consumption in the past tlie pressure has been Des Moines, Nov. erine E. Kramer, a dainty blue- eyed bit of feminity, has been chosen as the ideal secretary. Katheiine, whose title was awaided as part of the cere- monies in conjunction with the arnual national convention of the Alpha Iota Soiority, dis- closed that: Spaiing use of cigarettes and cocktails is all right but chew- ing gum is taboo. Three or four "dates" a week is a good thing for any but not with the boss. When your employer is sing- ing the blues it is well to cheer him up but that doesn't mean patting his head or holding his hand fctficiency is essential but the prop'ei use of a powder pull and mil 101 is just as important. The business of being a sec- retary is inteiesting but mar- riage looks "much better to me." Climaxes Visit In American Capital by Further Conver- sations With Hoover. Washington, Nov. Gian- di's visit in the Ameiican Capital was to be climaxed today by further conversations with President Hoov- er and Secretary of State Stimson on International problems. Aheady the Italian Foreign Minister and Mr. Hoover hava formed a personal friendship and have strengthened the ties between their two countries. There have been no indications that any definite agreement will come out of the Hoover-Grandi conversations. Conversations at a White House dinner last night carried still further the cordial discussions Mr. Hoover and his fascist guest began yester- day. Disaimament and the economic situation dominated the talks. It was decided that Grandi and Sttmson would confer eaily today and that the President would make an appointment for the late afternoon Senator William E. Boiah of Idaho Cliaiiman of the Senate Foieign Re- lations Committee, who was credited in some quaueis with "stealing the show" dining French Premier La- val s visit, talked with Giaruli during the dinner'. A formal reception tonight at the Italian Embassy will be the last fun- ction on Grandi s progiam, from the embassy he will go to the t'nkm Sta- tion to board a train for New York He will spend the next week there in Philadelphia and Baltimore. TO SI'KXK KH KXDIO THIS EVKMXG New York, Nov. For- eign Minister Dino Grandi will end his visit to Washington today with a nationwide broadcast over the Na- tional Broadcasting Company net- work at 6-30 P. M. E S. T. The Bioadcast will be fiom the NBC studios In the National Press Club building. William Haid wil introduce Stewart Biowli, United Press staft wnter stationed at Rome who accompanied Grandi to Ameri- ca. Favor Post Season (jamo Los Angeles, Nov alutn- ni of uuiveisities in the big ten con- ference weie on iccoid today as un- animously fooling one of the mid- western conference teams coming west to meet the uiuveiailj of South- ern Califoinia in the annual New Ycai's day gamp The alumni consi- deied tliu question at a meeting in the utmeisily club in the hope that the piesont ruling against post sea- son games out of the conference would ha nullified Pazia Murder Case Begun Here Today In Circuit Court Emmett Pazia, semi-piofessional baseball player of Venice, went to trial in the Circuit Court here this afternoon before Judge R. W. Grif- fith of Granite City on charges of murder in the death of his stepfath- er, Clarenc8 Brennan, on November 16, 1930. In the past ha has claimed that the fatal shots were fired In self defense after Brennan had subjected his wife, mother of Pazia, to a beat- ing. Judge Griffith was called here to preside after two other murder trials consumed a greater part of this THIEVES OBTAIN IN STOCK AT TWO Messmer Store and Pohl Garage at Marine Burglarized by Men Who Carry Away Great Amount of Articles. PROPRIETORS REFUSE TO MAKE STATEMENTS Charles Messmer Has Second Big Loss Within Year, Neigh- bors Awakened by Noise at Pohl Garage. Stocks of goods valued at weie stolen m two burglaries at Mar- ine eaily this morning. The thefts wpi8 investigated by Deputy Sheiiff Paul Taylor who found no clews with which to trace the thieves. At the Messmer Store they aia said to have secured articles valued at ?800 and Joseph Pohl, a garageman, has a loos estimated at Neither Chailes Messmer, owner of the store, nor Mr. Pohl would dis- cuss the burglaiies this afternoon. They said they would make state- ments later. Residents living near tha Pohl garage weie attracted by an automo- bile there at 3 o'clock this morning. BMieving the automobile was being taken into the garage for the rest of the night and did not investigate. At Pohl place a window was en, through which the thieves gain- ed enteiance. Various articles from the stock and tools were leported missing. The burglary at the M.essruer Store is the second within a year. Last fall a similar loss, but not so great, re- sulted. Last night the thieves sawed out the lock of a rear door and shoes merchandise, cigarettes, cigars and other articles were taken. MISS DOROTHY HYTEN JS IMPROVING AFTER OPERATION Miss Dorothy Hyten. Edwardsville high school girl shot by bandits three weeks ago while leturning home af- ter a visit at Granite City, is today leported improving from an opera- tion for appendicitis she underwent Tuesday. She is entirely out of dang- er from the bullet wound and Dr. H. P. Reuss, attending physician said she would be able to return home in about ten days. Edmund Vorwald, who was with Miss Hyten at the time of the shoot- ing, has gone to the home of his sis- ter, Mrs. Louis Kaltenback. The wound in his lung has entirely heal- ed and he will be able to come home within another two weeks. Residents of Acme and Quercus Grove School District Meet Last Night. Residents of Acme and Quercus Grove rural school districts went to meetings last where they heard plans discussed for tho operation of a Good Will Store in Edwaidsville to provide relief for needy this win- ter Each perfected organizations "to take part in the campaigns. Forty residents of Acme district attended a meeting at that school. They elected Frank J. Schlemcr, pre- sident and William Bardelmeier, sec- retary of the organization. Mr. Schlemer said that residents of the district have been requested to assemble their donations at the school Tuesday afternoon. The articles will then be brought to Edwardsville. He said that personal attention will be given needy miners who were formerly employed by the Madison Coal Corporation at Glen Carbon. Other meetings are planned. H. F. Palmer and Sam V. Cross- man attended the Quercus Grove Club meeting and discussed plans with residents of Hamel township. A committee, Joseph Krejci, J. K. Eat- on, Miss Wyllie Love, Mrs. George Paust, Henry Kleuter and Charles Meek was appointed to make plans. Solicitations by phone will be made and peisonal visits are also being planned. The articles will be assembl- ed at another meeting next Wednes- day night. THREE MORE ARE100 PERCENT IN GIFTS TO FUND Total Contributions in Drive Have Reached With Few Cards Too Late for To- day's Report. SMALL CONTRIBUTIONS HELP KEEP DOWN TOTAL Workers to Meet Friday Night to Discuss Progress of Drive and Plan for Work of Next Week. Three more Edwardsville firms were reported as 100 percent in con- tributions to the Community Chest Fund. They are Butler Chevrolet Company, St. James Hotel and Schmidt's Tin Shop. Proprietors made contributions and each employe gave an equivalent to ona day's wages. The fund was headed toward the maik today with a total of Cards turned in-at the Chamber Commerce at non today were too late for reporting in the itemized statement. The workeis will hold a meeting Friday night to discuss closing the campaign in the business district and plans for work in the residential sec- tions of the city. Only a few cards from the residential sections had been reported today. Following are additional dona- tions: Hazel Hartung ......I 1.00 Linda Fiey .o 1-00 John Keslmer 2.00 Henry Trares, Jr. 2.50 Chas. Lee Mrs. Minnie Dippold 1.00 a., iixjim. Val Gillig Mrs. Dewey Schultj Simon Kellermaun Ada Mary Wreaver Geo. W. Grossman ._ W. E. Howden j, Norbert Hotz Ralph Hogan Joseph Hotz E. G. Hildenstein Grace Fizzini ..........jun; Robt. Cunningham ocrnuu 1.1 Wilma Schwaitz t t, Cash.......... j nit. in Edna Ziegler Marian Bioderick F. M. Scott i 2.00 1.00 12.00 5.00 25.00 10.00 2.00 1.00 10.00 '5.00 3 00 5.00 5.00 1 00 3.00 10.00 Dorothy Geers m 5.00 H. P. S. Smith Cash Ladies Aid First Baptist Church H. J. Osborne j_ei.t. 111. Bell Telephone Co. jcn-tss H. M. Kays .jut. .....jj Gilbert Hail John W. Hair Louis Enloe Mildred Borman Irene Whitcomb Bertha Welty ..r.jj Ruth Waters Mrs. Edna Voss Mary Volma K, Gertrude Viere ,_tj U1 Leota Spitze Ester Soehlke Beitha Schroeder Helen Mason Mrs. Adella Lankford. Mrs. Fiances Kruse Emma Huntmau ,TH 10.00 2500 5.00 10.00 60.00 8.50 6.00 4.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 4-00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 2.00 1.00 2.00 2.50 2.00 Mis. Ruth George tal, 2.00 Carrie Fiegenbaum 3.00 Helen Dufly 1.00 Rose Begeman i......... 2.00 Louise Klein 3.25 Geo. P. Coukoulis ,.i >M 3.00 Louise Brase 1.00 Cash............. ,-K.'.-. 2.00 Palace Store Co. 25.00 Frank Weeks 1.00 Herman Knackstadt 1.00 William Smith........ ,j 5.00 H. W. Boeker.. 5.00 Jos. Hodina ..i. 1.00 Wui. P. Smith 1-00 T. J. Mooney j_. 2.00 Margaret Heutz .JJI...BI. 1.00 1.00 5.00 2.00 2.00 1.00 Mrs. RIese Fiorian Traies Truman Hulse Chas. Blumberg F. W. Schwager Otto Sievers 2.00 Kitty Baierlein 1.00 Eleanor Murphy vl, ,T, 1.00 Andrew Gillig ,T. 1.00 Cash T- 1.00 Mabel Redding 1.00 Dr. E. L. Burroughs 20.00 Paul Fiegenbaum 5.00 Ed. H. Poos 4.00 Win. Aurens 7.50 Alice Spitze 1.00 S. W. McKittrick 10.00 Clover Leaf Loan Assn 10.00 on Page Two Wonders of the World A man-made marvel and a world-famous creation of dir- igible Akron and Niagara portiayed in this striking aerial pic- ture, taken as the U. S. Navy's sky queen swung over the border on an un- official visit to Canada. Directly below the huge airship is an international bridge, and in the background are the falls. PUNS ARE READY Court Hearing Being Arranged Here for Proposed Sewer at Collinsville. Plaus were received at the office of Williamson, Burroughs Simp- son here today for the sew- er system and disposal plant to be erected in Collinsville. Attorney J. L. Reed, member of the firm who is handling the legal proceedings of the distiict, says other necessary steps in completing organization of the dis- tiict will be taken at once. The improvements and extensions will be operated in conjunction with the system now in use iu Collinsville. The Kinsey Engineering Company of Pekin, HI., made plans for a leplica of the sewer disposal system used at the University of Illinois at Urbana which has been pronounced one of the most modern in the United States. The plans provide for the con struction of about eight miles of sower and erection necessary beds and a pump house. A large portion of the city will be affected by the im- provement. The assessment roll con- taining 238 pages will be one of the largest ever filed in the Madison County Couit here for a city improve- ment. Mr. Reed said that a petition will be filed in the County Court within a few days asking a hearing at which legal and other questions will be heard. It is expected to have all court matters acted upon so a con- tract may ba awarded bv February 1. PLAN TO ARRAIGN OVERSTREET TODAY Head of Gang of Bank Robbers Confesses to 11 Holdups in Mid West. Mt. Clemens, Mich., Nov. James (Swell Dress Jimmy) street and James McCoy, St. Louis gangsters, weie to be ariaigncd today on charges of lobbing the Fust National Bank on September 16. Admittedly the head of a gang of bank robbers, Overstreet has confess- ed to police, to a series of 11 holdups in Kansas, Illinois aud Michigan. In 1924, his band collected over 000 from banks, he told police. Overstreet said he met McCoy while serving a piisoii sentence in McAls- ter, Okla., where he escaped on June 3, joining his new found ally. In his purported confession, police said Overstreet lolatod how the gang killed two of its members for "bungl- ing jobs." Mickey McGuire, Venice, 111., was slain by his confederates, po- lice quoted Overstreet as saying, af- ter he fatally wounded Constable Robert Nolin at Madison, 111., on July 24, 1924 The gang leader said "Bozo" Walteis wus killed for "care- lessness" In an attempted robbery at Steeleville, 111. Announce Birth. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Beck of LeClaire are announcing the birth of an eight-pound baby boy. Mrs. Beck was formerly Miss Leoua Krotz, .C. AUTHORIZED TODAY Costs of Structure on Douglas Pavements Divided In Commissions Order. State's Attorney A. C. Bohm today received copies of an order ot the Il- linois Commerce Commission auth- orizing a new bridge over the Illinois Central Railroad at Blnney Station and apportioning the cost of the structure. The bridge will be a part of the new highway between Livings- ton and New Douglas and is about two miles east of Livingston. The order of today is based upon a hearing before tha Commerce Cora- mission several weeks ago. Plans lor the bridge have not been prepared but the work will probably be done during 1932. The old bridge will be used until the new one can be de- signed and erected. Under the commission's order the county must bear the expense of mak- ing earth approaches and paving them. The railroad la given authority to lemove the present wooden struc- ture, which will probably be design- ed by railroad engineers. The county must pay 70 percent of the cost of the old bridge and the rall- load is lequired to pay the remain- der. Construction of the new road has been held up for nearly two weeks on account of rains and muddy condi- tions. Less than a day's work, appro- ximately 700 feet of concrete must be poured to finish the Job. LEROY DAMJhLS JAIL HKUK ON ASSAULT CHARGE LeRoy Daniels, Negro, was com- mitted to ttie Madison County Jail here last night following his arrest in tho evening ou tha complaint of his wife, Amelia Daniels. The com- plaint charged Daniels with assault- ing his wife with a deadly weapon. Daniels was alleged to have shot his wife iu the hand with a revol- ver following an argument When po- lice arrived at tho Daniel home he was gone. Shortly afterwards he ap- peared at the office of tho county jail where he gave up the weapon. Pat- rolman Charles Krieger was called and Daniels was taken to tho Police Station. Ha was leturred to tho coun- ty jail whero he was held until this morning. At a preliminary hearing today be- foro Justice of tho Peace Joseph R. BarueU, Daniel was bound over to tho Grand Jury under bond. Two Staunton Men Held in Federal Prohibition Raids Two icsidents of Staunlon save bonds of before U S. Com- missioner W. G. Burroughs yesterday afternoon on charges of liquor viola- tions. They were brought before the Commissioner by three prohibition agents under direction of E, R. Mar- tin. Frank Malcharlck gave bond on charges of manufacture and possess- ion of intoxicants and possession of a still. The officers reported finding a quantity of mash and some home- brew. Lorenzo Lucco gave bond on charges of possession and sale of iu- JAPAN BREAKS Chinese Garrison Led by Gen. Ma Chan-Shan Flees North- ward from Walled City of Tsitsihar. DRAW NIPPONESE MORE INTO SOVIET TERRITORY League of Nations Council Con- siders Economic Blockade of Japan to Stop Manchurian Conflict. (Copyright, 1931, by United Press) Mukden, Mancliuiia, Nov. anese troops broke through the last hue of Chinese defense near tha walled city of Tsitsihar at dawn to- dav, occupied tha city at 10 A. M. then, chased the fleeing Chinese northward. The Chinese Garrison, led by Gen- eral Ma Chan-Shan, fled after ita rr.nks had been shattered by the Ja- panese attack in a final desperate clash before Tsitsihar. Japanese occupation of Tsitsihar and pursuit of the Chinese northward drew the Nipponese further into the sphere of Soviet Russia's influence. The Chinese population of Tsitsi- har, left behind by its defending troops, is in panic stricken flight from the city despite the intense degrees below Japanese official messages announc- ed. MAY REORGANIZE CHINA IS FIGHT AGAINST JAPAN Nanking, China, Nov. dent Chiang Kai-Shek, China's fore- most military strategist. Is prepared to lead men against Japan he suggested in a speech today. He proclaimed the solidarity of China against Japan at a secret sess- siou of the fourth kuomintang (Na- tionalist) congress. He urged delega- tes to accept fully tha rival Canton government's demands for govern- mental reorganization which would unify the nation and make possible united action against Japan. LEAGUE COUNCIL CONVENES UNTIL MORNING Paris, Nor. economic blockade of Japan, with the United States asked to participate, was re- luctantly considered by League of Na- tions officials today as a final resort to end the conflict in Manchuria. To- day's council adjourned until to- (Contin- on Page 9) ETAXLAW 225 Bills, Dealing with Revenue and Government Economy Introduced. Springfield, 111., Nov. in- come tax law which will "exempt the little fellow and get at those substantial incomes" is favored by labor in Illinois, Victor Olander, Chicago secretary of the Illi- nois Slate Federation of Labor, told members of the state legislature in n public healing before the senate, sit- ting as a committee of the whole, heie today. While the senate listened to Olau- der, the house of lepiesentathes hoaid John Reos, Chicaeo. a director of the joint committee of roal estate boaids in Chicago, urge revenue measures designed to relieve taxing on real estate. Both houses were scheduled to ad- journ today to next week when it will resume hearings, on Monday, Tuesd.i and Wodnesdai after which it plans to vote on piopot.als lor in- come aud tobacco taxes and foi in- creased motor Sirs and truck rates. The three proposals are designed to raise to be used as a replacement on real estate. More than 225 bills, most of which deal with revenue and government economy, have been introduced at this session. Practically all those which not Included in the tax conference's program have either been laid on tho speaker's table or have been shelved iu committee and probably will re- mniu tilery ....4, NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER!   

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