Daily Capital News, May 12, 1920

Daily Capital News

May 12, 1920

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Daily Capital News (Newspaper) - May 12, 1920, Jefferson City, Missouri v W1 AL torid News It Is News MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE WEATHER Wednes day cooler in north portion Thursday unsettled probably showers JEFFERSON CITY WEDNESDAY MAY 12 1920 No 70 FOB FOR st dence on Blue FARM Ft Swell improvj seven mile under fenc4 WiU sellor at Russelh FOR i house Lar f r I OL WASHINGI Jefferson Cit Mon of the FOR SAK 1200by 400 Southwest rry st ER BRIDGE s DISCUSSED THURSDAY Citizens WiU Ap State Highway ailment JARD TUESDAY of Cole County Necessary to IPf the Cdst the Osage County commissioners rep Jirious road districts will be held here ie Highway Depart jthe question of con Help Jefferson City Cash In On Your Idea What Does Town BARRAGE SIX MONTHS SIMS AND BRITISH Charles F Dewey May Ask Far Democratic Nomination to Congress ACTION TAKEN IN MEXICAN REVOLUTION BY Daily Capital News Will Real Money for the Best Dumm to Name Judges Secretary Daniels Says Admiral Idea Until A Approved It across the Osage ferry SHORTEST WILL EVER HERE HAS BUT 41 WORDS Document Was Dictated by Late Henry Divided His Property Equally The shortest will ever filed in Cole County came to the attention of coun TRIED TO DIVERT ALL CREDIT TO THE ENGLISH Well Known Farmer and Stockman Writes Markway He Is Willing to Let Farmer Friends of County Decide Prisoner at What does Jefferson City need IIlV31 VJ till J Ttyr f JJ tTJ Moie residents or a few firstclass Effective Measure Used farmer and stockman of this j Every indication points to the fact FfIIT DAT I irAflTr that Charles E Dewey wellknown I VViLKml MLLJLMbUli POLITICAL EXECUTIONS FREQUENT IN MEXICO to bring or better funerals more attractions outoftown trade here streets extension of the municipal athletic movement so that it will in clqde use of the idle swimming pool Against Submarines He Tes tifies Denies Charges county j will be a candidate for the Demoj cratic nomination for Congress Rebel Forces Are Gaining MAY BE FORMED HERE j Gwnid With Fighting Cen tered Around Matamoros By Associated Press j WASHINGTON May coun j against Congressman W L Nelson Teams Representing Manufac of this district i turing Concerns of Citv Ara This became Westphalia Free fountain were here piiiference with the the Stork the West informed the ty yesterday when j examining the title to land once owned by the late Henry Reinke The will contained only fortyone words and was executed in 1901 The property disposed of in this wiil commit four jare ready and will ring to of their portion of the bond bridge issue for the meeting here Thursday will for the purpose of determining or not the various districts the county are willing to join Cole County in the construction of the bridge which is so badly need J by both counties and to make liighways south of the river attrac tive to tourists who are anxious to see the beauties of this section of the State which are now practically Denied to them because of the need a bridge tie County Court of Cole County md Join of a bridge across the river and now has onehalf of the amount necessary for the in the county treasury which has been saved from the county road bond issue for this purposed The Osage County delegation whichis tocome here Thursday is y expected to number a hundred or inpre The opinion was expressed V yesterday that many will favor the building of the bridge Among those who were here yes conferring with the Highway Commission were Joseph Schauwecker John Plass meyer Judge Ben SchuweckerJudge G H Plassmeyer Henry Schau jWecker A J Kremer Frank Bear hoist J Harry Webb Frank Reahagen and Herman Schep pers of Westphalia John Wille brand Freeburg and John Klobba and Dr Louis Well Rich Fountain miles west this city and residence property Walnut street It was gqua V jciivided four children Gus Otto the late Mrs Anna Ross arid Miss Mette Reinke D A Slanker and JVIary E Sllmker witnessed Reinkes signature What real significance attached to so short a document may be realized when it is considered that several pages are to wills dis posing of property the money value of which is not greater than that be queathed in the fortyone word Reinke will known yesterday in McOlung Park or more genuine j ter charge that establishment of the when a letter from Mr Dewey to fellowship i Noith Sea mine barrage was de Markway of Wardsville in which You probably can make your sugMayec six months because of the said he is willing to make the gestion right off the bat You may j position of Rear Admiral Sims if the farmers of the country have made it before to a few of your j British Admiralty was made bei indicate that they want me to pre fore the Senate Naval Investigating sent my name at this time and will SCOTT BUYS COLE Purchaser Gets immediate Pos Cole May Buy Another Place A land sale involving the transfer of J D Coles one mile east of Centertowji to W A Scott of this city was closed yesterday The farm consisted of 120 acres and the purchase price was Lee Alexander Centertown real estate dealer handled the sale Mr Cole does hot contemplate buy ing another Jarm now but will move with his family to the Arthur Thomp son property in Centertown within the next few days Scott will take pos session of his new farm at once COLONEL LMW1LER HELPS LEGION DRIVE DL ELIZABETH REED ADDRESSES PARENTS i Former Service Men Will Also Make Plans for Member ship Push Here Tells of Jerusalem Experiences Cor win is Also a Speaker Dr Elizabeth Reed who was in Jerusalem during the war as an agent of the United States Public Health Service addressed the month ly meeting of the Moreau Heights ParentTeachers Association yester Col A Linxwiler was in Columbia yesterday in the interests of the membership drive of the American Legion being conducted there now He addresesd a meeting of the Legion post there Lieutenant Col Paul C Hunt Capt Clifford Forth and Lieut Leonarfl M Rice accompanied Col Linxwiler to Columbia The party will discuss member ship campaign methods with those day afternoon Dr Reeds work in i conducting the work in Columbia the Holy Land was chiefly with the i and any especially good will be ap children of that country and her rej plied in the membership push soon to be staged by the Roscoe Enloe Post of this city marks yesterday afternoon were on 4hjs subject She also exhibited a number of souvenirs and relics col lected in the course of her travels Mrs C B Corwin president of the ParentTeachers Association of thej city told the meeting of the work of the convention of delegates from ParentTeacher Associations held reLack of Space Causes Sisters to HOSPITAL TO USE PETERS STORE FOR EMPLOYEES cently at Kirksville About forty persons attended the meeting Use Building for Sleeping Quarters Because of the need for room at St PROMINENT SOUTHWEST Marys hospital the Sisters have no DEMOCRATS VISIT HERE tified Hermann Peters who occupies a Dr E M Dusenberry of Monett j building owned by them at St Marys and S H Minor of Aurora were Boulevard and Bolivar Street to va here yesterday on business in con nection with the Mt Vernon Sani cate as soon as possible The building will be used by the tprium board of which they are mani hospital to provide sleeping quarters agers Both are wellknown the hospital employees because of fessional and business circles and are the need for room at the hospital active in Democratic politics Mr building which nearing completion Minor some years ago was a memj Mr Peters hasjot found a loca ber of the Democratic State Comtion for his yet but raittee hopes to witbn a veV short time friends and nothing has resulted from it Make it again and cash in on it iri real hard cash For the best answer to the ques tion What does JeffersonCity need most of all Capi tal News will pay a cash prize of no For the second best answer the Daily Capital News will pay S5 Four words by Tom Dumm new president of the Commercial Club in an interview in the Daily Capital News of yesterday are responsible for the prize offers THIS IS said Mr Dumm hi an appeal that all citizens show a spirit of real cooperation in keep ing Jefferson City on the map Dumm Commends Plan Mr Dumm is right This is YOUR town OUR town yet how few of us really take our in solving its in advancing constructive plans for its All of us have such plans and most of ushave confided them to our friends We are not very on speaking out in meeting however A lot of us let the other fellow do the planning although we as citi zens are equally obligated to do our share of the work Lets all give our ideas as to what Jefferson City needs most ofall The Conrmerciar Club is starting a new year and Mr it will wel come all suggestions The Daily Capital News isto be congratulated for its said Mr Dumm last night will be glad to name a committee of three mem bers from the club to judge the let ters and personally hope to read all of them myself I need the help of every citizen of Jefferson City in my new post and I expect to gain ideas of great value from them I wish every man and woman boy and girl in this town would send in suggestions The more you re ceive the greater help to Jefferson Contest Rules are Simple The contest will be conducted un der the following simple rules Read them carefully that you may make no error lr Employees of any of the eight publications printed by the Daily Capital News Printing Company are barred from par ticipation in awards although they submit sugegstions e 2 Suggestions must be type written or written in ink on one side of the paper only and should not exceed 300 words in length 3 All suggestions must bear the name and address of the writer The Daily Capital News reserves the right to print any suggestion but will sign the writers names to the win ing 4 Be concrete rather than constructive rather than destructive 5 Capital News will teke jtiq part in selecting the prizewinners and will re gard the awards of the judges named by Mr Dumm as final 6 Suggestions must be in closed in envelopes addressed to The Better Jefferson City Edi tor the Daily Capital News j and must reach the office of the Daily Capital News before noon on May 25 There are rib other regulations Committee today by Secretary their hearty support iels in presenting the second part of I It has been known for some weeks his reply to the officers charges asfc has been thinking that he Navy Department had un making the race but he never be successfully prolonged the war fore made a public declaration re through failure to cooperate Siding the matter at first with allied naval forces The i barrage Daniels added was the most effective measure taken to check the submarines and was wholly an American idea The Secretary also charged that Sims had attempted in his testimony to rob the navy of credit for this porject and to give it to the Brit ish Sims Opposed Mine Barrage The plan was said in the Bureau of Ordnance at the Navy Department and urged on the British Admiralty for six months be fore it was accepted During this time Admiral Sims constantly dis couraged and opposed the r idea he added and when AdmiralMayo was sent abroad and finally convinced the Admiralty of the worth of the scheme and the necessity for adopt ing it Admiral Sims attempted to convey the impression that the pro ject had been delayed while the Brit ish attempted to get Navy Departments Admiral Sims attempted to rob America and the United States Navy of the credit for initiating this great achievement and to give the impres sion that it was a British plan which our navy merely assisted in carry ing out though it originated in the Navy Department was proposed and urged by us for half a year before we could induce the British Admir alty to approve it and although four fifths of it was composed of Ameri can mines designed and constructed in America and transported 3400 miles oversea andlaid by American Daniels told the commit tee No Lack of Harmony He said close comradeship had ex isted between the American and British navies during the war de spite Admiral Sims attempts to create the imperssion that there was lack of harmony and cooperation The Sims charges of unprepared ness before the war were not justi fied Daniels asserted declaring that in July 1915 he ordered the general board to study and recommend plans for a consistent and progressive de As a result of this study the policy was evolved he said that the United States must by 1925 have a navy equal to any other in the worldHe approved this policy and the direct result was the fiveyear building program of 1916 the Secretary said an epoch mak ing President Wilson fully approved the policy the wit ness asserted This is conclusive evidence that the Navy Department longbefore war was declared was alive to the importance of preparedness and was taking every step toward that he declared The vision of the President Dan iels asserted established the fact that he was in advance of some of ficers vocal now but silent Dewey is one of the countys best farmers and stockmen and has long been identified in a large way with those interests of the county Friends maintain the farmers of the county insist up on him running and predict he is certain to enter the race against Congressman Nelson vHis letter to Mr Markway follows in full I note what you say in your re favor that there is a strong sentiment in the country that some practical farmer ran forCongerss in this district and that there is a de mand for such a man outside of party lines I also thank you for your many kind expressions in which you urge me to become a candidate for the Democratic nomination So many of my friends have re cently asked me if I intend to be come a candidate for Congress in this district that I have determined to let my farmer friends in Cole County decide the matter for me If in some manner the farmers of this county would indicate that they want me to present my name at this time and will give me their hearty support I will file my declaration as a candidate I would do this mainly in an effort to be of some service to the farmers and livestock interest of this section rather than for any personal reason as I believe it would be at some sacrifice to my farming KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS AFTER STATE MEETING Claims of Capital City Are Be ing Urged at Convention in Washington Being Organized i By Tt e Associated Press WASHINGTON May reports tellingof the overthrow of i President Carranza of Mexico were Wilson and his the new turn of The end of the present month will before President see a Twilight League organized here j cabinet today but with baseball games between the events south of the border un teams in the league played in Ruj derstood to have been only passing warts Park at 6 oclock each evej attention ning if the plans of W M Ruwart baseball enthusiast material Dispatches from navy officers and State Department representatives all ize The Oberman Manufacturing j nave indicated thus far that as as Company the Missouri Pacific office j sluance of protection to American and the Hays Wood Products Comj other foreigners has been given pany have already indicated that they would organize teams to apply for membership and other concern will probably fall in line later Baseball fneterial seems to be un usually plentiful here this year and a nine able to meet teams from Se dalia Boonville and other towns will soon be ready to match games Mr Ruwart savs by leaders of the revolutionary forces and nothing of an emergency nature in the situation officials indicated that action by the Washington government is unneces sarv at this time Stranger Circulates Bad Checks in Trade for Bag and Nash Car 9 Leaves Car Behind But Packs Grip and Hits for the Tall Uncut H A that is City a profit A Vera newspaper Crnz dispatch El Dictamen a from the member An effort will be made to land the next State convention of the Knights It is hoped he will not recommend it to any fofhis friends if their de signs are the same as his own Mr it might as well have been Smith or Jones or Bill Robinson the Madison House register with his neat signature last Friday arid spent most of his time inquiring for mail that never came while ho incidentally made acquaintances with certain of our townspeople One of thosefavored with the week enders attention was Billy Mueller who had for sale some nifty travel ling bags of just the soit Mr Randall was wanting In payment for the bag that pleased him the traveller in dorsed a very respectable appearing check signed by one E C Griffith He received several perfectly goocl American dollars in change over the price of for the bag The Arnhold Garage and Sales i Company was likewise visited by the Madison House guest who proved he was no piker by dropping in before breakfast one morning to buy a Nash of Columbus for the Capital City by car He not only wrote out a check oimply write your suggestion in clear simple language and put it in the mail It will receive careful con sideration and may win money Bet a delegation representing Helias Council of this city attending the State convention of the organization at fc Reports from Washington yester day were to the effect a large num ber in attendance are favorable to this city Decision as to the location will be made at todays session Among those attending the con vention and urging the citys claims for the meeting are Mayor Louis S Rephlo J J OConnor Henry Heinrichs Wm L Hager John Koester Jeff Keane Ed Vilm and W W Luecke DWYER WILL MOVE John F Dwyer and family will leavve about June 1 for1 Riverside California Mr Dwyer has accepted a position with a cordage company there and has just returned from the coast where he purchased machinery for the plant He will remain here until the family is ready to go west with him for on the didnt be lieve in charge also per mitted his newly made friends to loan him to buy golf balls with the banks not yet being open or pome think like that But the peculiar feature of Mr Randalls flyingvisit is that he forsot to take the Nash car with him when ho left It seems there was some difficulty about fhecheck he possibly it was that there was no money in the bank when they were there was sonic sbct of a mixup at any 8 And oh yes there was omethinr else Mr j Randall forgot the little incident of f S2S loan from The friends he made hereare es ceedihjrlyanxious to find Mr Randall rioHv He registered from Chicago AFTER ROAD TRUCKS Mayor George Klenk of Hermann CARLISLE MACDOXALD GIVEN NEWSPAPER PLACE IN PARIS Carlisle MacDonald wjv represent ed the St Louis Star during the leg islature a few years ago has been assigned to the Paris Bureau of the Associated Press Mr McDonald will be remembered by State officials of Associated Press bearing Mondays date declared the fugutive President who was making an ef fort to reach Vera Cruz had broken through the revolutionary lines and was tsanding atbey with men atSan Marcos 27 miles north of Pueblo On the other Jiand the revolution ary leaders along the border are still claiming that Carranza has taken naming the place of ture as a point near Apizaco Hidal go 5These reports however give few details of the capture except to de clare that the entire convoy has been taken with the President that three Generals who were with him Gen Murguia Orquizo and Barragan have been executed end another General wounded It is added that Preisdent Carran has Ibeen ordered returned to TVIexico City with all consideration and that none of his party is to be killed or mistreated The revolutionary government will ask for immediate recognition by the American Government Political Developments With practically all of Mexico dominated by revolutionists interest here has shifted from the military phases of the situation to the ex pected political developments Agents of the de facto rulers pro fess to believe steps willl be taken immediately towards the establish ment of a provisional Government to be succeeded as soon as possible by a constituoial regime Reports received through official channels as well asthose sent to the revolutionary agents continue to in dicate absence of disorders although the dispatch of a battleship and additional destroyers to South ern waters suggested the determina tion of this Government to afford foreigners protection in event of serious trouble at any of the port Communication between Mexico City and Vera Cruz by land telegraph was restored yesterday A private message receiver here today from Mexico City via this line and cable said all wa quiet in the Mexican capital and that perfect order was being maintained by the revolution ter yet it is almost certain to for use on roads being constructed in the building of agreater city jby Federal and State aid They Writewere apportioned that county by the State Highway Department was here yesterday after some trucks i and employes as well as the news furnished by the Federal government paner ipen of the city Wont you do your share 1 today Now is the time During the war MacDonald repre sented New York newspapers in Europe ami was also connected with the EL PASO May newest revolution is in its final stages Tke old dcgime has been overthrown With the exception OL Yucatan Campeche Chiapas and Northern all of try is declared by revolutionist lead ers to be under control of the new regime A bulletin issued last night by the local cosulate of the Liberal Con stitutional party said President Car ranza and his staff had been cap turcd Gens Murgura Urrjuizo and Barragan executed and the revolu tionists were in control of the na Continued on poge tfireje se ;