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   Edwardsville Intelligencer, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1938, Edwardsville, Illinois                            All N.wi of Hit Counfy, S t t Nation pub- 1 i i h d Speedily and Accurately. Madison iofne Intelligence? Ddily THE WEATHER: Cloudy tonight and morrow, probably oc- casional rain or snow. Rising temperature to- morrow. Temperature today at 2 P. M., 42. 75th 3-t EDWARDSVILLE, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1938. TWELVE PAGES Resolution Adopted by Vote of 34 to 8 to'Fix Fee'fOP 1938 at More Than Paid in Previous Year. SUPERVISORS DISCUSS PLAN FOR REGULATION Delegation From New Associa- tion With 90 Members is Present; President Talks to County Board. After discussing the mnltcr most of the morning sebslon the Madison County Bonid ot Supetvisors Tluus- diiy voted, 31 to 8, to amend a prev- ious resolution providing for a S300 license fee tor tavents outside of in- coipotated cities and villages, The fee was lovveied to 5200. The amount is 530 nioic annually than paid last jear. The supcrvisois were told that oniv two ovvneis have deposited S'100 with County Cleik Notbeil HoU and about 10 otlicis repotted to him that they planned to quit business. Proposals to close at L o'clock in the mot rung and on Sunday mornim; enteied into the discussion. Many complaints have been received from the vanity ot Alton where, supervis- or v.eie told, n gieat many ha-.i- been obsetved at taverns (luting; tjtl> morning houis after taverns in cities were foiced to close under mun- icipal legulations. Supervisoib requested that State's Attorney Lester be called and lie discussed nt length the poweis ot the local liquoi conttol board, He said that the law provides that live per- sons may lile complaints against a pioptictoi. He also stated that an in- dividual may make a complaint at his ofli'-e if tavetn ou IK-IS violate the la.-.. Vr'neic live make a complaint the case is by the control board. App-nls to the state board and cucuit cuu.t aie provided in those complaints. Mr. Uceis said, "It is not my place to yo out on raids, t am not an nr- icVniK ottit-er but t will piosecule vvlu'ti a east- comes in. It is a duty of the state's nttoine.s to shield the innocent and ptosecute the guilt.v. i v. ill do my dul.v unflinchingly and take the bitter with the sweet." The shenfl of a counlv should not make atiests without a wairanl un- less the otti'nse is (ummitted his pievwe or he has reliable infoima- tion Mr. ticeis told the supcrvisois The suggestion had been made by aonif s'upeivisois that niyhti iders should vis-it the taveins Speaking of Mi. tJr-ets staled that since then emplojment major cilmes have been rediu ed. He told of one instance In which foui men attacked a git I at State Park. Thev weie ofteied reasonable teims in consideration ot pleas but re- fused. The foui stood tiial. One re- ceived 'M veais, the second 17, an- other JO and the lemmnmu mon foui jeats. Mi Geeis stated that since that occasion there has not been a similar assault repotted to him. Mi. Gceis', as a member of the liqtinr control boanl. stilted that since h" held place only four complaints about liquoi violations have been made to the boatd. One place was closed and an appeal has been taken In the other Instance. Joe Obctlo, i south of Maty- villc. president of the Madison County Tavein Owneis Association, told the buaul that the was pei- to help enfoice t emulations. II'1 stated that inon- than 9n ot the 120 owneis of last venr have joined the organisation The association plans to assist n'.'net.i opeiatitiK In compli- niue with the law but will have noth- ing to do with otheis-, he said. A dele- gation of mnmheis of the association was pit-sent. FLASHES Leased Wire Bulletins on Latest World News Today. Will Confer With Roosevelt. Manila, Philippine Islands, Feb. 10 V. McNutt, United States high commissioner to the Philippines, de parted today aboard the Hawaiian Clipper for San Francisco en route to Washington to confer with Presi dent Roosevelt on Philippine and Far Eastern affairs. Collupses on Witness Stand. Ottawa, III., Feb. Cather- ine Donahue, slowly dying of radium poisoning, collapsed on the witness stand before the Illinois Industrial Commission today as she related the tragic story of Ottawa's "living dead." Prisoner Commits Suicide. Chester, III., Feb. St. Clair, 33, prisoner at the Southern Illinois killed himself today by taking poison which he had made by extracting certain ingredi- ents from medicines issued to other piisoneis over a long period of time. nil's Damage Suit. Hollywood, Feb. Doug- las, '20 i ear old dim extra, through her molhet, today filed a dam- age suit in federal couit against Da- vid Ross of Chicago, Kddie Mannix and Hal Roach, studio executives, and 50 others. Demand He be Summon to Tell Source of Information About Understanding, LEG BROKEN WHEN STRUCK BY AUTOMOBILE k Livingston, son of Mi. and Mrs T. M Livingston of West High Stiei-t, this cilv, will obseive his ninth biithday iinniveisai y In bed, Satuiday. Jack was stiuck by an auto while standing on the f'oag Road Bridge o-.ei the Teiminal Rallioad tracks and suffeipd a btoken tight leg Wednesday after noon. lie was one of a number of boys standing on the budge watching a tiain gomg underneath at about 5 o'clock A cai diivi-n by Mrs. Edward Klenke appioached the bridge. The noise and smoke fiom the train ap- paiently were contributing causes. Filet For County Office. Harry A. Faulkner, Granite City at- torney, filed n petition with County Clerk NorbPrt Hotz Tluitsday to be Republican candidate for county judge nt the April primary. London, Feb. authoritative source said today that the United States and Great Biitain already have decided to build beyond the limit on capital ships and limit on ciuisers llxed by the London naval treaty. Washington, Feb. Ralph O. Bicwsler, R, Me., demanded today that Arthur Krock, New York Times coi respondent, be summoned before the House Naval Affaiis Committee to tell the source of his inhumation that the United States has a tacit nav- al understanding with Gieat Britain. Brewster, leading from Krock's col- umn ot Feb. 9, quoted the Times wiil- er as saying he had been "cxpeitly intoimed that an understanding exist- ed' but that it was of the type con- veyed by "a wink 01 a nod" and not the kind that could be uncovered bj a Senate resolution. "I demand shouted Brewster, "that we call Mi, Krock before this commit- tee to lull us where he gets this Infor- mation that we cannot get. "Aie we mice or aie we Biewster made his demand while the House Naval Affairs Committee heard witnesses In opposition to Pres- ident Roosevelt's naval expansion program. Earlier Freder- ick J. Llbby. executive secretary of the National Council" for Prevention ot War, had asseitetl that the pic.sident's "quatantme" policy, as outlined at Chicago, "embarked on a policy of threat and bluff which can end only in humiliation or war." C'haiiman Cai I Vinson, D., Ga., said that Biowsler was "taking things too .sei loiisly." "Not only should we call Mr. chimed in Rep. Joseph B. Shannon, D., Mo., "but we should call everyone connected with the New Voi k Times." Vinson .suggested the committee j should hold an executive session after todav's heating to discuss calling Ki i( k tn his column on Washington events in I he Feb. 9 Issue of the New York Times, Krock refened to a "suspicion pervading Congiess" that U. S. consul- tations with Gieal Britain and France have resulted in a lirm prospect of patallel policy "in the event of the only two wars the democracies can en- visage nt any lime in the neat- fu- ture." Shannnon attacked policies of the New York Times, asserting that the newspaper is the "perfect representa- tive of the British Empire." He said Its policies have the purpose of draw- ing this country into War. KITE PLACED N COUNHf JAIL Alton Ax-Woman and Clarence Madrey Held on Two Minor Charges After Breaking Up Property at the Vanzo. FAILED TO PROVIDE TWO BONDS OF Woman Tells Deputy Sheriff She Expects to Remain in Jail "Couple of Case Not Yet Set. Mrs. Irene Kite, 31, Alton, who has been breaking up slot machines with her little ax, and Clarence Madrey, 33, referred to as her "ax were placed in the county jail here Thurs- day morning on two warrants issued on county court informations after Louis Vanzo, Jr., made complaints to Stale's Attorney Lester Geers. They were arrested by Deputy Sheriff Clar- ence Miller and failed to provide bonds of each. "I guess I'll spend a couple days in Mis. Kite is quoted by the of- ficer as remarking while she was be- ing biought to the county jail. At the court house Thursday the opinion was expressed that the bonds could readily be provided and that the time in jail is a plan to gel further publicity. The intoimations weie filed earlier in the week when charges were made that Vanzo tavern was opeialing a slot machine. Mrs. Kite and Madrej are charged in one information with malicious injury to personal property, including a slot machine and cigar show case. In the other two they are charged with a disturbance of the peace. For the first offense a bond of is required of each defendant. In the other ca.se the bond was set at Their trials have not yet been set in Judge Tiarcs' couit. The information against Vanvo was issued upon com- plaint of Mucliey. Hitler Salutes Troops He Now Commands Giving no hint the approaching politico-military crisis that would result in his taking "personal and direct" command of all Germany's armed forces, chancellor Hitler, in automobile, at left above, salutes goose-stepping troopers as they march past in celebration of the fifth anniversary of their Fuehiei's assumption of power. President Estimates Three Mil- lion Lost Jobs Lately; Money for Use This Spring. CHRISTMAS SEAL SALES AHEAD OF LAST YEAR NEW MANAGER AT FURNITURE STORE R. J. Kibler, formerly manager of the Hiken Furniture Company at Gil- lespie, has been transfered to the Ed- watdsvllle House Furnishing Company at 230 North Main Street, next to the Trl-Clty Grocery Company, in the capacity as manager. Mr. Kibler was connected with the Edwardsville House Furnishingt Com- pany several years ago, when the (Irm was originally organized In Edwards- ville and has many "It is not yet too late for those who received Chtistnias Seals at Thanksgiving time to take pait in the 5 ear-round campaign to help prevent I. H. Slreeper III, ot Alton, chaitman of the Chtistmas Seal Sale Committee of the Madison County Tuberculosis Association, said Thurs day. So far this jear people have mailed eithei the seals or a contribu- tion to the association but there are still letteis that have not yet been heaid from. Some place within the county there are these little penny slickers that are lost In homes where the citizens have either failed to buy the seals or returned them to the Association. Receipts fiom the seal sale had leached a total of last week, which was about ahead ot this time last year. Christmas Seal dollars are invested in the job of educating people about tuberculosis, in schools, clubs and other organizations that in this may tubeiculosis may be pi event- ed. Investment of their funds in the idea that the prevention of tubercu- losis is as impottant as its cure, is the purpose of the Tuberculosis Associ- ation. Those who have not yet made their contribution to the seal sale this year are urged to do so even at this late date. The association urges those who do not wisli to make a conliibu- tion to return the seals. Letters should bo mailed to the Madison County Tu- berculosis Association, and checks should be made payable to Dr. R. S. Barnsback, treasurer. MAN FOUND ALONG HIGHWAY IMPROVED J. W. Huglies, 55, circulation solicit- or for a Chicago newspaper, was recuperating Thursday at the county hospital here after being found late yesterday afternoon In a semi-con- scious condition In a field along Route 66 north of Hamel. Although he complained of pains in his right side County Physician J. R, Sutler was unable to find any evidence that the man had been injured. Hughes told Mrs, Florence Blake, superintendent of the hospital, that he entered an automobile with three acquaintances at Michigan City, Ind., last Tuesday night. They had several drinks he said and that is all he re- members. Hughes was identified through a number of letters_ and papers. Octavla Gout Cabinet Resigns. London, Feb. Exchange Telegraph reported today from Buch- arest that the Octavlan Goga cabinet had resigned. Washington, Feb. 30 President Roosevelt today estimated persons have lost their jobs in the past three months and asked Congress for additional work relief funds to be spent between now and June 30. The President's request, contained m a letter to Speaker of the House William B. Bankhead, would increase relief expenditures for the fiscal year to a total of and lift tho prospective deficit from to Mr. Roosevelt said the new WPA funds would enable the administration to continue the piescnt per- sons on WPA tolls and afford "a rea- sonable measure of relief for those who have recently become unemploy- ed and arc in need." The President's estimate of a 000 boost In jobless rolls due to busi- ness recession was his first authorita- tive statement of the effects of the economic setback on the nation's em- ployment situation. In making the new appiopriation, Mr. Roosevelt asked that restiictions on work relief spending be revised to allow the Works Progress Administra- tion to spend the new funds over the remaining months of the Jiscal year Mr. Roosevelt said the added ap- propriation would allow WPA to maintain its rolls at the present ap- proximate total of persons over the next five months. Unless granted, he said, a sharp reduction must be Instituted. The increase will allow "a reasonable measuio of re- lief for those who have recently be- come unemployed and are in need The increase requested by Mr. Roosevelt will make a total of 000.000 available during this fiscal year for relief purposes and would in- crease the prospective deficit for the fiscal year to RESUME WORK AT ALTON LAKE SITE IS POPULAR Lincoln, III., Feb. post- master of this city, named for Abraham Lincoln, said today he had 22 cachets from stamp col- lectors for stamping on the eman- cipators birthday Saturday. The cachets, Postmaster R. L. Davis said, came from residents, in twelve slates Some of the enve- lopes, he said, have original deco- rations to distinguish them. Sev- eral bear pictures of Lincoln, one having an elaborate embossed cut of the Civil War President. Of the 23 cities and towns in the United States this town is the only one named for Lincoln with his consent and before he became famous. He christened it with the Juice of a watermelon the day of the public sale of the town lots. Formal Announcements Expect- ed Saturday for Post in U. S. Senate. Alton, Fcb of clearing the Alton lake site on the Missouri side of the Mississippi river abovp the Alton dam was resumed today after several cai loads of workers were stoned. The majority of 170 men at work yesterday refused to pass through the picket line to leave the project and spent tho night in a government river boat. But several carloads decided to go home for the night. When the automobiles started through the picket line ot about 200 members of the International Hod Cairiers, Build Trade Common Labor- ers' Union, the machines were show- ered with stones. No one was injured but several windows of the cars were broken, police said. The union contends that its mem- bers should be employed on the pro- ject at union wage levels. The work is being done mostly by men employed through relief rolls. Candidate Visits Here. Waller M. Buckham, of Mt. Vernon, candidate for the Democratic nomi- nation for clerk of the Appellate Court of this district, was in Edwardsville today, nteeting voters informally in the court house and business houses. Chicago, Feb. S. District At- torney Michael Igoe w ill announce fotmally his candidacy for the Unit- ed States Senate Satuiday, a usually well Infoimcd sou tee told the United Pi ess today Igoe will announce for tha post now held by Sen. William H. Dicler- ich late Satuiday, and will hie his petition with Secretary of State E. J. Hughes at Springfield Monday, ac- cording to the intoimant. The U. S. district allotney has been delajed in stating his position in the senatorial pictuie, it was said, bf- causc an ol'licial "okav" was lacking fiom Washington. It was pointed out that Mayor Ed- ward ,1. Kelly, who with National Committecman Patrick A. Nash Jeads the Cook County Democratic organiza- tion, has been in Washington tor sev- eral days. Although Kelly headed a group o mayors in becking additional funds with which to bolster WPA projects and employment, il was believed he also was feeling out icaclion toward Tgoo's candidacy. Igoe was appointed U. S. District Attorney by President Roosevelt sev- eral years ago. He resigned as con- gressman at large to accept the posi- tion. He has been mentioned as much, or more, than any other possible Cook County candidate as Dieterich's suc- cessor, and he supposedly will receive support of the Kelly-Nash "regular" organization. Right of Way Committee Re- ports to Supervisors on Plans for National Trail. MRS. ROSIE ZVERINA DIES AT HER HOME Mrs. Rosie Zverina, widow of the late Frank Zverina, died here at her home on 415 Franklin Ave. on Wed- nesday evening at o'clock. She Was born on April 12, 1858 in Austria-Hungary. She is survived by two daughters, Mis. Frances Syba of this city and Mrs. Agnes Bacha, who resides in California. A son, Anton, foil dead of heart disease on Jan. 27, while working on a WPA project on Handle Street The funeral will be held Friday aft- ernoon at 3 o'clock from the Straube Funeral Home. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. William Snadjr will officiate at the services. Acquisition of land rights for relo- cation of U. S. 40 south of Troy reach- ed a stage Thursday in which the board of supervisors authorized five condemnation suits against land own- ers failing to reach agreements with the right of way committee. The com- mittee also reported that agreements have been reached with seven other property owners in the bridge section wheie all but two tracts which are involved in the five suits have been obtained. Amounts paid in six of the cases are higher than usual but buildings must be moved or owners of the land aie being damaged more than cus- tomary. At the Voelker place a tav- ern is being damaged to considerable extent and buildings must be rear- ranged. For a time it appeared that a condemnation jury would be re- quired to fix the amount to be paid. Cases in which agreements have been reached and reported to the sup- ervisors are Emma Keck, 2.66 acres, Flank Pike, 2.12 acres, D. G. Jarvis, 8.43 acres, August Schultz, 4.71 acies Sophia Taake, 3.24 acres, Mary E. Lockhart, 0.12 acres, Lulu Voelker, 1.6S acres, Two of the tracts in the bridge section, the first needed, in the con- demnation proceedings are Frank B. Kuhn where 2.41 acres are required and George W. Meyer, trustee, 0.55 acres. Three other tracts in an ad- joining sector are required. Owners and amounts needed aie Charlotte Beste Estate, 231 aqres; Edgar H. Little, 3.S3 acies, and George W. Mey- er, Trustee. 2.61 acres. The committee also reported an agreement with Edward Meier of neat- Glen Carbon where 0 07 acres were obtained at a cost of It is the last tiact for the toad between Glen Carbon and Pcteis which will be built as soon as weather peunits. The con- tract has been awarded to Cardinal Construction Company, East St. Louis. MEAL PLANNING BIG FEATURE OF Preparations Being Completed for. Opening Tuesday of the Intelligencer's Annual Free Cooking School. LECTURER WILL STRESS SELECTIONS OF FOODS Mrs. Emily M. Lautz Will Tell How Important a Part Use of Vegetables Plays in the Daily Diet. Just Inquisitive? Mauraders broke in to the gym of the Edwardsville high school Wednes- day night, entering through a window on the giound level, below the foot- ball Held After breaking the outside window, they entered the dressing room, which is about eight feet below the' window. From there the intrud- ers proceeded to break the window in Coach Glenn C. Smith's room, which serves as an office and in which a number of supplies are kept Despite the presence oC a number of basketballs, stop-watches and other things, nothing could be found miss- ing. A youth, thought by authorities to possibibly be the party sought, was held Thursday afternoon by St. Louis police. J. F.'s Withdraw Authority. Mt. Carmel, III., Feb. R. Ris- ley, Mt'. Carmel police magistrate, to- day received a ruling from Attorney General Otto Kerner holding that po- lice magistrates and justices of the peace In Illinois are without authority to prohibit drunken or reckless driv- ers from operating motor vehicles, un- der provisions of the new Lewis law. The ruling was in answer to an In- quiry by Risley to Springfield wheth- er he had such authority. What Is the determining factor in food selection' Perhaps the national- ly known home economics authority, Mrs. Emily M. Lautz, may revise that question to ask should be the determining when the Intelli- gencer's interesting, free Cooking School opens next Tuesday in the Wildey Theater. Shrewd marketing is close to the top of the list in household arts, re- gardless of w hether the homemaker is on a limited budget, thinks the In- telligencer's food expert. The balance of the meal, the condition and quality of the food, often are settled by the time of day the shopping is done, as well as b> the buyer's purse, time allowance and personal preferences. Not content with merely giving new recipes, the trained specialist who pre- sides over the model kitchen at the will review the foundation steps of meal-planning. In other words, Mrs. Lautz will conduct her class of pupils in a review of the A-B-C's of vitamins, nutrition, balanc- ed menus and safe dieting. Should foods be selected for appear- ance, for food value, for economy? How important a pait do vegetables play in the daily diet? Is price an indication of food value in vegetables? Mrs. Lautz makes it a point to ex- plain how proper cooking methods bring out the tender, palatable qual- ities of the cheaper cuts of meat, which actually contain just as much nourishment as their more costly cousins from the same family. Wise counsel on cooking, seasoning and the preparation and simplified serving of appetite-appealing meals naturally will convey fresh inspiration on how to avoid menu monotonx. Mrs. Lautz understands the art of combining entettamment and instruc- tion, so that her sessions are cheered by jollity, and spiced by knowledge. She knows how to take the gloom out of laundry day. how to disguise those as left-overs to lend first-aid to fallen cakes, how to keep pastrv from becoming soggy, how to save time, temper and energy in meal preparation and how to keep attractive, mspite of the daily rush. That sounds like a tall order, for a trained home economist and ex- perienced lecturer, but homemakers are advised to sweep up their worries, tag them with a question mark and bring them to the four-da> Cooking School. Come armed with notebooks and pencils, too. Troublesome ques- tions on homcmaking subjects will be answered at each class. Convenient recipe sheets, giving ac- curate measurements and instructions of demonstrations dishes, will be dis- tributed daily. And some pupils will have the thrill of carrying home those fragrant stage tiiumphs. Plus the fun of watching the very latest in household equipment and ac- cessories in practical use in the model stage kitchen, w ill be an impressive daily parade of worthwhile gifts, of- fered by participating merchants and firms. Watch for a complete list of these valuable gifts with their friends worth remembering. Remem- ber, too, the dates of the big school reunion next Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the Wildey Theater. More Applicants Wanted. The government Civil Service Com- mission Thursday announced that it desires more applications for the position of automotive median cs1 helper at Camp Wheeler here. Ap- plicants must take the customary civil service test as to qualifications for the job. Applications must be mailed to U. S. Ctfil Service Commission. New Federal Bldg., St. Louis, before Feb. 14. Infgormation may be obtained at the postoffice here. Meeting at Liberty Prairie. A meeting of Liberty Prairie farm- ers will be held at the Liberty Community Room on Friday evening at o'clock. It will be "family A number of important agri- cultural matters will be discussed and a short musical program will be pre- sented. Alfred Raut, secretary of Farmers' Institute, will speak on hy- brid corn.   

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