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Daily Capital News and Post-Tribune (Newspaper) - July 23, 1933, Jefferson City, Missouri A Sunday Combination MM MORNING CAPITAL NEWS and EVENING POSTTRIBUNE DAILY CAPITAL NEW9 JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI SUNDAY JULY 23 1933 iVOLUME 3 NUMBER 16 HEAT FATALITY OF YEAR HERE Neal M Shanks Dies 15 Minutes After Prostra tion at His Home Ashley Street on Neal M Shanks 54 died at his home 315 West Ashley Street at 8 oclock yesterday morning fifteen minutes after suffering heat pros tration He was the first heat vic tim of the year Shanks had been mowing the lawn and when he returned to the house he complained of hot and collapsed He died before reached his side was born in Maries County March 2 1879 and moved to Jefferson City thirteen years ago He was a shoe worker Besides his wife he is survived by two sons John Shanks master sergeant in the U S army stationed at Balti more and Lawrence Shanks of Jef ferson City three daughters Mrs E R Robertson Mrs J c Williams and Mrs Amy ikerd of Jefferson City His mother Mrs Nancy Shanks and several brothers and sisters also survive him While temperatures passed the hundred mark several days this year no heat prostrations have been reported Yesterday the mercury reached 97 a point lower than Fri day The weatherman predicted cloudy weathertoday with a slight drop in temperatures and possibly some rain Missouri Printing Co Acquired Botz Concern In Deal Closed Yesterday Took Possession of Stationery Store Last Night and Will Acquire Physical Assets of the Big Printing Plant Aug Change In Organization The Missouri Printingand BindingCompany recently organized by A L Hawkins Judge W T Ragland and Howard Cook last night completed negotiations for the purchase of the physical assets of the Botz Printing and Stationery Com pany ihe new company took charge of the stationery store last night and will come into pos EMPLOYMENT PLANS TO BE DISCUSSED Members of the special reem ployment committee of the Chamber of Commerce named recently have been invited to at tend a conference with Mrs Mary Edna Cruzen state labor commissioner at her offices in the capitol tomorrow morning at 10 oclock National and state reemploy ment plans as apply to Jefferson City and Cole County will be discussed Members of the committee are Thorpe J Gordon W B Malone Phil Dallmeyer Henry LePage William Tweedie Theodore Oberman L H Jewett and C O Hanes LOCAL GUARD UNIT TO CAMP CLARK K C DRYS TO VOTE IN REPEAL ELECTION Former Mayor Urges Prohi bitionists to Cast Ballots KANSAS CITY July While representatives of the united dry forces of Jackson county today leached no decision as to what course they would take in the Mis souri repeal election August 19 Roy Higgins chairman said it was the general opinion that prohibitionists should take part in the balloting Another meeting of dry organiza tion leaders in the county has been set for Tuesday HenTy M Beardsley former may or and a prohibition leader declared the people should express them selves on so vital an issue and I certainly hope all of the supporters of prohibition will vote Mrs Fannie L Taylor president of the Kansas City branch of the W C T U said she was in favor of continuing the campaign against repeal of the eighteenth amend ment Will Entrain August 5 for Annual Two Weeks Camp There session of the printing company Au gust 1 it was announced Otto C Botz head of Che com pany W B Malone and Frank Botz will retire but otherwise the organ ization will not be disturbed it was announced Negotiations for the purchase of the plant by Hawkins Cook and Ragland has been under way for months and several times appeared to observers to have reached an im passe Several months ago Hawkins announced the Missouri Printing Company had leased the Hammond building on East Capitol avenue The lease was for one month and it was said last night had been relin quished Botz who came here October 20 1921 from Sedalia to head the Botz Printing and Stationery Company said last night he would take a short vacation before taking an active in terest in the management of the hatchery Botz did not relinquish his interest in the Acme Printing Com pany of Sedalia He said he had completed 42 years in the printing business The present state printing con tract which will be taken over by the new company expires in July next year MEN KIDNAPED IN OKLAHOMA C F Urschel and Walter the Jarrett Taken From Porch of Their Home by Thugs With Machine Gun OKLAHOMA CITY July reported that Charles JHeiirv A T ifo T F Urschel and Waiter TarrMt nun A weiine LifeLong Thirtyfive members of Head quarters Company 70fch Infantry Brigade of the Missouri National Guard located here will entrain Saturday August 5 for the annual two weeks encampment at Camp Clark Nevada Mo The local unit consisting of en listed men and officers will be un der the command of Captain H W Holliway and Lieutenant Joe Wil son Jefferson Citys COL LINDBERGH LANDS SAFELY IN GREENLAND NEW YORK July Radio Marine Corporation said to night it had received a wireless message from Coionel and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh announcing their arrival at Godtbaab Green land after a flight from Labrador The Lindberghs on a mapping tour to determine the feasibility of a northern air route to Europe landed at pm Eastern Stan national guard i dard unit is rated as one of the best in I Tne flight about 400 miles was the state because of the personnel and leadership Every this organization is member in thoroughly trained in his particular work as a part of the unit All equipment and provisions for the Capital City company are being purchased locally The company will return here on August 21 FIRE LADDIES TO GIVE AWAY ENGINE AT BALL ore July one who perhaps has always hadl a suppressed desire to go clang Ing down the street in a fire engine will shortly realize the fulfillment of that a fire engine all his own The Seaside fire truck No 2 will be given away as a door prize at the firemans ball here August 17 It isnt the latest model having been in use 20 years ROOSEVELT AGAIN CRUISES POTOMAC WASHINGTON July The President left the heat of the capitol late today for his customary overnight cruise down the Potomac river He was accompanied by one of the smallest parties since he began the voyages on the yacht Sequoia It consisted of Warren Delano Rob bins Minister to Canada Mrs Rob bins and Miss Margerite Lehand Roosevelt said he intended to dei vote the trip principally to rest He made it known that he expect SJtTio visitors from Washington be fore his return tomorrow afternoon KEG OF 32 SHOWS A DYNAMIC KICK BROOKFIELD MO July keg of 32 draught beer showed its strength in the Klondike Restaurant here today and the ex hibition resulted in shattered mir rors a broken counter and a wild scramble of customers for safety The keg of beer exploded due to accumulated gas Jack White and Charles Moore proprietors of the restaurant narrowly escaped injury in the barrage of barrel staves and broken glass MISSOURIANS GIVE HORSE TO ROOSEVELT ST LOUIS July group of Missouri residents includ ing Mayor Bernard DickJVmn of St Louis have sent a horse to President Roosevelt as a gift from the states democracy Upon its arrival in Washington tomorrow the animal will be presented the chief executive by United States Senator Bennett C Clark over water from Hebron Labrador to the town on the southwest coast of Greenland F Urschel and Walter Jarrett wealthy Oklahoma City oil men were kidnaped tonight from the porch of their home by two men with a machine gun Mrs Berenice Slick Urschel the oil mans wife reported the kid naping to police She said the two men were playing cards on the front porch of the Urschel home where Jarrett also lives when the kidnapers up and forced them to enter an automobile Urschels present wife was the widow of Tom B Slick the late wealthy king of wildcatters Urschel has principal charge of the valuable Slick estate at one time worth upward of SWllNGPOOL CLOSES TWO DAYS Midseason Renovating Sched uled Season Has Been Successful POST COMPLETES WORLD FLIGHT BETTERING GATTY 22 HOURS IN NEW YORK HOUR AHEAD OF SCHEDULE Crowd Stunned by Sudden ness of Winnie Maes Descent Out of Sky at 11 oCIock EST Last Night VETERAN DIES OF ILLNESS RESULT OF WORLD WAR Resident Contracted Illness in 1919 SHOWSASHEGOES SHOWS CUTS BRUISES SHERIDAN Wyo July ShowAsHeGoes had lived up to his name this wouldnt have hap pened But ShowsAsHeGoes 75year old Indian didnt have a light to show as he walked along the high way near here and an unidentified motorist lifted him into a nearby ditch ShowsAsHeGoes is in a hospital with cuts and bruises The motorist is sought BIG BOY BUTTON UP YOUROVERCOAT DENVER July Chief Albert T Clark today ordered all members of the force to button up their of tem peratures ranging in the nineties keep them buttoned and refrain from smoking it was a move to make the departments appearance more snappy and it drew some snappy remarks from the beat Clarks back The swimming pool will be closed for two days Monday and Tuesday for the usual midseason renovating chemical cleaning and sunbath according to announcement at the pool last night The committee of the Chamber of the Commerce which has been operating the pool for the past four summers reports that up until last week the receipts at the pool have been equal to last season The pool has not had the big days of last summer but the patronage has been more consistent Attendance ranged from 175 to over 600 every day Due to rumors that have been circulated that the pool is not sani tary the committee calls attention to the fact that every test of wa ter made this season by the State Board of Health has been satisfac tory and further that the water is changed every week when the pool receives a complete cleansing and scouring The committee has stated emphatically that if Henry A Benne 41 a disabled World War veteran died at his home at 1318 East Miller street shortly after noon yesterday Benne whose health became undermined in his service as a soldier spent several years in government hospitals In various parts of the country He had been confined to his home on East Miller for months Benne was bom near Centertown and came to Jefferson City about four years ago He is survived by his wife Kath erine a daughter Angela 5 his mother Mrs Agnes Benne of Els ton four brothers and three sisters The brothers are Herman of Cali fornia John of Jefferson City Leo of Davenport la Lawrence of Oen tertown The sisters are Mrs Theo dore Fiedler Centertown William Klein Marys Home and Sister M Tatona St Josephs Convent Mil waukee Wis The funeral will bt held at 9 oclock Monday morning at the Im maculate Conception church the burial at St Peters cemetery TRADING HOURS TO BE LIMITED ONGRAINMART Grain and security markets of the country will be open for limited trading periods only tomorrow folr lowing the crash of prices which af fected all of them Directors of the board of trade yesterday decided to reopen that grain market the largest in the world after two days suspension Future dealings in grain will be per mitted between a m and p m for an indefinite period and under a minimum price restriction which will prevent price declines in wheat corn oats and rye below Thursdays closing quotations The New York stock exchange on which prices firmed yesterday after The Winnie Mae Becomes Winnie Did a Second Time NEW YORK July Winnie Mae today became the Winnie Did1 for the second time When Wiley Post and Harold Gat ty drove the purple and white mon oplane around the world in 1931 to establish a record of 8 days 15 hours and 51 minutes it former Mayor James J Walker who referred to it as the Winnie Did The plane is three years old this month having been delivered in July 1930 to P C Hall of Oklahoma City by whom Post was then em ployed as private pilot and from whom he bought it after his flight with Gatty It first achieved aerial fame by winning the Los AngelesChicago race to the national air races in Au gust 1930 when Post flew it nfc an average speed of 102 miles an hour Rebuilt and completely fitted out with the latest flight appurtenances for its latest venture the Winnie Mae which was named for Halls daughter Mrs Leslie Fain Is equipped with an automatic robot pilot and a controllablepitch pro peller The latter contrivance gives the pilot nl he advantages of nn iui tomobile transmission with nn in finite instead of a fixed variety of speeds Technically the Winnie Mae is a cabin monoplane with cantilever in ternally braced high wing It has a span of 41 feet and is 28 feet in overall length Its fuselage is white trimmed in two tones of purple The landing gemis streamlined with It 5s powered with an SI01 Wasp engine which supercharged to 550 horsepower gives it a cruising speed of 170 miles an hour Conservation of fuel made possible by the control lablepitch propeller has lowered the gas consumption sit cruising speed to approximately 20 gallons an hour This with a 050 gallon gas capacity gives It a Lime range of 33 12 hours and at cruising speed in still air a theoretic distance range of 5525 miles Loaded for Its 3fl90 mile nonstop flight to Berlin 1t weighed about G700 pounds RAID NETS BOOZE BUT NO PRISONER Police Found 99 Pints and 20 Quarts Illegal Beer Police officers last night raided an alleged homebrew joint in the alley between Capitol Avenue anil Water Street confiscating 99 and 20 quarts of the illegal No arrests followed the raid owner of the place having departed shortly before leaving a sick daugh ter in bed An arrest in the case likely will be made today or Monday HUSBANDS TWO AND THREE DEAD AFTER GUN DUEL NEW YORK July Wiley post brought his monoplane Winnie Mae down to Floyd Ben nett Field at p m eastern standard time tonight completing the fnstcst roundtheworld trip ev er made and a solo trip at that The oneeyed Oklahoman streak ed across Canada and the United States on his Inst Jap from Ed monton Alta so fast that he shot down out of the darkness fully two hours before he had been expected Making the last 220 mile leg in a little over 13 hours he cut his total elapsed time to tali hours 495 min utes This bettered by more than 21 hours the best previous globe en circling flight made by Post and Harold Gatty in 1931 Faint hellos to his wife and brief greetings to his associates were all that Posts exhausted condition T 11 T pennHtcd The 25000 persons who Kennctt Girl Has Lost Threej had gathered at the field to witness Spouses by Vio Llac cnd ot PosLs epochal night seemed stunned by the suddenness with which he appeared He had not been sighted for some timeand there is any evidence that it is not any time 5 three davs by sharp declines safe or sanitary for swimming that the condition will be corrected since the sole purpose for will limit trading hours from noon to 3 p m The New York Curb and produce exchanges the Philadelphia stock exchange and the Chicago rnri r c r and stock exchange will observe the health of the people of the com1 restricted hours same munity THREE ARE CHARGED IN BANK ROBBERY Most of the other major grain markets were expected to act in accord with the Chicago board of trade both as to trading hours and regulations against fluctuations INJURED IN RUNAWAY Mrs Alice Morton of near Cedar City suffered a broken arm when she was thrown from a wagon near her home yesterday The team her husband was driving became fright ened and bolted Mr Morton es caped injury WILL ROGERS POKES FUN AT CALIFORNIA SOLONS grand larceny in connection with the robbery of the First National Bank of Gravette and the Bank of Deca tur were filed today by Joe Beasley SACRAMENTO calif July Benton county prosecuting attor Will Rogers introduced as a ney against three men held at citizen of Santa Monica ami Okla in connection with seizi poked fun afc Californias assembly ure of in bonds The men are Coy Briggs John Davenport and Emmett Jones all of Joplin Mo men today and they applauded and cried for more Making no apology for interrupt ing the legislative proceedings the Beasley said the Arkansas charges humorist declared keeping were filed primarily because of birds from doing anything will seizure of the bonds with arrest ofbc hcPmg everybody the men and not because of any in formation in his possession fhat Commenting on the fact legisla tors are drawing no salaries at this Hawkshaw Comes to Griefi three were actual participants in session he said For once in your burglaries of the two banks lives you are worth what youre gct The prosecutor said of the ting bonds recovered a Miami had been identified as stolen from the Grav ette bank and in bonds was loot from the Decatur bank He said an effort probably will be made to extradite the men to Arkansas for i prosecution STORE WORKERS HERE GET WAGE INCREASE GRANTED PAROLE Tom Lyman sentenced to 12 years in the penitentiary from Sa line county May 31 1928 was grant ed a parole today by acting Gov Frank G Harris Lyman pleaded guilty to two charges of second de gree forgery WEATHER MISSOURI Increasing cloudiness Sunday followed by showers and cooler in northwest portion and at nijht or en Monday in east and south portions Harry Schneider of Argyle Had Gun Badge j discovered three 32 caliber pis YUU1H HALTED IN K Entering a plea of guilty to carrying concealed wapons without proper authority Henry J Schneider 30 a resident of Argyle Mo was fined yes terday afternoon in Judge J G Leslies court Schneider who said he is part owner of a detective agency op erating here was arrested after lie had appeared at the Ellis Oil Company filling station on West High street and flourished a gun in a threatening manner The attendant notified the po lice The mans car was found shortly afterwards parked in an alley near the uptown district Officers searching the machine William Gardner 12 was home last night after a shortlived quest for adventure as ay outhful knight of the road The boy was turned over to no tols in it Schneider was taken into custody a short time later Schneider told the police he was working for the detective agency and had been sent to the filling station to investigate a robbery Operators of the filling station knew nothing of a rob fcery cials The police informed the offi John H Schneider father of here thev the missing boy the man was notified of the ar jin custody rest of his son and immediately Gardners parents wired him thci came to Jefferson City He paid I money and he returned on a bus to the fine and returned to Argyle tnis clty ST LOUIS July Wages of all employes of the F W Woolworth Co 5and10 cent store operators in Missouri and the southwest were increased 20 per cent last Monday Walter M Smith district manager announced today backThis the wage scale cffcc tive in 1929 he said About 3500 employes including 1200 in St Louis arc affected TO OPEN OFFICE IN CAPITOL NEXT WEEK Martin A Lewis Jr field agent for the State Highway Department who has been named Missouri re employment director will open an office in the capitol next week he said today He has obtained a five month leave of absence from the Highway Department Lewis who was appointed by Miss Frances Perkins Secretary of Labor will work directly under W Prank Persons national rcemnloy mcnt director His principal duty will be to put men to work on pro jects in Missouri under the national industrial recovery act POLICE OFFICER KNOWS WHY CULPRIT WAS FREED DALLAS July 22 Havent I seen you before Lieu tenant Roy Richburg askcd a man brought to police headquarters on charges of possessing 130 quarts of beer Sure responded the man affa bly I sat on the jury last week when you Bluff hospital from gunshot wounds received in a fJcht last night with Arthur Friictt44 mate No 2 of the girl who then commited suicide With the two deaths all three spouses of the girl have been killed as husband No 1 Robert Wright of Kennctt ended his life because of domestic difficulties a short time after his marriage several years ago The gunflght followed the kid naping of the girl about ten days ago by Pructt who held her hc said at his cabin about 40 miles north of here until her release Thursday night ft was the Winnie Mae coining down in the centerof the field they made such a rush that about 3000 of them broke through police lines and ran toward the monoplans Post had to stall his motor to prevent possible injury to his wellwishers The flier who had had but a few hours sleep since leaving the same field a week ago this morning seemed near collapse An automobile in which post was driven away pulled up alongside the Winnie Mac to receive the 1licr Post perched atop the cockpit ex changed the handkerchief on his Pniett is said to have been marforehead for a fresh eyepatch ricd twice before and twice since handed up to him and then rolled his marriage to Mrs Bell The BcIIsloff the wing into the car were married last January LEADING MISSOURI REPUBLICAN WEDS vagrancy tried You that woman for remember dont you You said she had been selling beer a lot Oh yeah replied Lieut Rich burg i remember now and I also see one of the reasons she came clear EDINA Mo July Ed S Brown dentist and attorney and widely known Republican lead er was married late toay to Mrs Nellie F Wilson Dr Brown has been postmaster here nineteen years is a member of the State Republican Committee has twice been a congressional nom inee in the old first district and has twice been a delegate to national party conventions was men tioned as a possible candidate for governor in 1928 Mrs Wilson Is a daughter of Andrew Fisher promi nent in state Masonic circles Posts first request when he came to a stop was for an eyepatch An ambulance surgeon made one for him The airport manager explaining the confusion of the landing said that everybody was caught flat footed I personally didnt know Post was within 100 miles of the field he declared The aviator did not circle the lights as he had been expected to but flashed rigiit down to a land ing In the automobile which carried him to his hotel where he arrived at p m E S T was his wife with a vacuum bottle of hot coffee she had carried to the field Robot 1ilnt Failed Although he flew the entire dis tance of approximately 15400 miles alone the first solo pilot to accom plish this Post was aided by a robot pilot a mechanical device designed to take over the controls in all but the most difficult flying The robot HALT STOCK SALE Neal J Ross State Securities Commissioner today ordered Pen naluna Company of Wallace Id aho to cease offering mining stocks function Part of for sale in Missouri The company fllght WaS is not registered with the Missouri Securities Department Ross said Commerce Meeting Here 20 Counties Will Be Represented Wednesday ACTOR AT FULTON HOSPITAL with him been persuaded to purcase an interest in a detective agency for Another youth James Moad 13 Schneider said his son had of 503 Franklin Street was reported en nersuadert tn old school died here today at state hospita No 1 where he was re ou the Moreau River cently employed as an entertainer TTa tjvLi J toured the United States in y at an outing j and once had a slock company with I headquarters at Wichita Kan A meeting of members of the fifth district of the Missouri Stale Chamber of Commerce comprising 20 counties will be held here Wednesday an the house lounge at the capitol The meeting will open at 10 oclock in the morning with Dwight H Brown president of the Missouri state chamber of Commerce presiding Mayor Means Ray will give the address of welcome Hugh Stephens president of the Chamber of Commerce here will speak on The Recovery Program and the Missouri state Chamber of Commerce state Superintend ent of Schools C A Lee will talk on Facts About the School Situation In Missouri and J Marvin CiistccI superintendent of the Missouri Highway Patrol will deliver an address on Traffic Codcs for A general discussion by represen tatives of communities will fol low After the morning session there will be adjournment for luncheon at the Missouri Hotel with the Jefferson City Cham ber of commerce as host At the afternoon session the principal address will be deliv ered by Wallace Crossley of Warrensburg director of the Relief and Reconstruction Com in Missouri who will speak on From Relief Rolls to Payrolls besot by bad weather on much of his trip Post started his epic journey at a m Eastern Standard Time j last Saturday July 16 Ho waved farewell to his wife and zoomed away into the sunrise Twentyfive hours and 45 minutes later he came to rest at Berlin set ting a record for the 3900 mile flight He had thought to be off again in half an hour but it took nearly two hours to fill his big tanks At a m Sunday Eastern Standard Time he toot off for Novosibirsk Siberia 2600 miles away bxit after crossing into Russia he ran into clouds that hung so low he was forced to turn back and land at Koenigsburg East Prussia 315 miles east of Berlin I Again he found Novosibirsk un attainable Continuing bad weath er and trouble with his robot pilot made him alight ac Moscow and stay there two hours A Perilous Flight He finally reached Novosibirsk at a m Monday Eastern Stand ard Fay Giilis American vContinued on Page v
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