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   Daily Capital News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1920, Jefferson City, Missouri                                the Local All News wfceir Is News MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE WEATHER Friday and Saturday warmer Saturday JEEFFERSON CITY FRIDAY MAY 21 1920 No NORSON GRADESWI1EAKS Lucille Hott Receives Hough Medal for Work of Past Made 95 Average PRESIDENT HENDRICKS DELIVERS CLASS ADDRESS Ruth Wagner and Tracy Knemschield Lead Domestic Science Class in Sewing The creed of altruism has been preached up and dbwnthe land since the time of the old Greek philisoph was the main theme of Christs message to men and it is still as true and as worthy of our follow ing as it was in those This was the of the ex cellent remarks made to the gradu ating class of the Ernst Simonsen High School by Hendricks president of the Central Missouri State Teachers who deliver ed the Commencement address in the highJBchool auditoriuip last A feature of the Commencement exercises awaited great iriterr est was the presentation of scholar shipawards Class hbijors for the f 6ur years high school work to Wollman whose average prade over that period was Louis Stine was second with an aver age C The Hough Medfilj awarded by a Judge A M Hough to with the best average grade through the by Mis Lucille a member of the whose grade was 96 Scholarship Board Is Appointed To Choose Men Who Will Get Y M C A Funds To Be Devoted to Educational Fund for ExSoldiers Democrats Are Jubilant Over Party Oujtlook in State War Veteran Was Held Without Warrant For Ticket Office Theft MOT 1 MATEAWAi TWO WOMENS COMMITTEE IS WELL PLEASED AT TREATMENT GIVEN The board of twentythree ex service men who are to receive appli cations and make recommendations for awards of the Y A scholarships soon to be was announced yesterday hv Paul C Hunt in charge of the scholar ship WQik in Cole County The fol lowing men were named Jay Bar ton Wade Condit Howard Cook Curtis Dunn Harry Edwards Rob ert Enloe Clifford Fischer James Hancock Mark Hodges H S Kilby H McClure Joseph Nacy Jess ONeal William Ottnian Lester Parker Alfred Peasner Clifford gpecial Train Will Leave Kansas ttrii r Cite Contrast With Tactics of Republican Machine Bosses j of the State i MISSOURI PACIFIC NAMED i AS ROUTE TO CONVENTION Close behind 95 also member gold are annually by Mrs Ernst Simonsen to the students ranking highest the and manual tram ing The best grades in these classes were as follows Sewingj MJiss Ruth Wagner 97 Miss Tracy Kneinschleld cooking Miss Mary Helen Carson 93 Miss Audrey Alexander 90 manual training Thomas iKallenbaeh 34 Benson Curtis 12 The high school orchestra and the girls chorus pleasing pro gram of music T Perth Charles Raithel William Sappenfield Frederick Schroer Guy Sone Francis Young and Paul Hunt Col Hunt will be chairman of the committee Some applications have already been received by the County chair man and inquiries made concerning the scholarships indicate that the money allotted here will soon be ex hausted About has been given the Cole County board The correspondence scholarships offeringpractical training in many iiies are thought by Col Hunt to 3e the best opportunity for mennow engaged in other work to help them selves along They can be taken during spare time and the advant ages to be secured from them are al most as as more intensive irainmg scnopL The board appointed yesterday is to pass on the candidates fitness to iriroll in the course he choses and MRS B F GQODIN DIED AT I OCLOCK Was Wife of Former Sheriff and Well Known Here Where She Long Resided Mrs B F Citys oldest and highly respected citizens passed away at 2 oclock this morning at the age of 72 years Mrs Goodin had suffered for the last six months with high bloodpressure this terminated into pneumonia several days ago causing her death Mrs Goodin is survived by her husband former Sheriff Ben F Goodin three daughters and one son they are Mrs M Sheely Mrs B C Gilbert Mrs H C Clark and Wm Goodin No funeral decision rwill be final Applica tions will considered in the order they are received and those incharge warn all men who are eligible which means all men who can produce hon orable discharges from the service that their names should be filed im mediately if they hope to receive scholarships Col Hunt will be glad to give any one who wishes it additional infor mation regarding the proposition TOKEDCARMAY HAVE BEEN STOLEN Police Believe They Have the Goods and Woman Who Left Ford and Pullman Fare is Democratic 7 women of Missouri ex pressed appreciation for the equal privileges which have been accord K them by the men of the party in i resolution adopted at a joint meet ng ofthe two committees yesterday This action in contrast with that of he Republican women of the state wno have been forced tofight for every possible concession the organization of that party and i now appear to be probable victims of a deep laid plot organized by the machine politicians of the Republican party Democratic women who had equal repersentation in the Democratic j state convention and were given one half of the states delegatesatlarge j to the San Francisco convention are S FOR YOU Youll have to hurry May 25 is theclosing late answering that important question eveiyone is What does Jefferson City need most of all Think carefully Thoughts are worth money in this contest For the best answer the Daily Capital News will pay a cash award of and for the second best answer it will pay 55 Real hard cold cash is what you will get Your suggestions for the making of a better Jefferson City and if you need the money civic pride should cause you to answer Get busy is short and your letter is needed Write At once ToDay Jefferson City needs yourhelp FILES FOR DIVORCE That herhusband Thomas J Reed failed consistently tosupport her and that he finally deserted her are the charges made by LottieReed in PARTY LEADERS ARE WELL PLEASED WITH PHANPF FOR Liinnuj i viv Sues Missouri Pacific for Humil iation He Suffered After False Arrest in Sedalia Althougli they possessed no war rant for his arrest detectives of the i Missouri Pacific Railway Company took him in custody on the assump Detective Wounded by Valley Fired from Ambush in Dense Wood Near Lynn that he had been implicated in the robbery of the ticket office of the company here according to charges made by Virgil former resi Celebnties From All Sections of dent of Jefferson Cjtyj in a sut filed the State Attend the Com against the railway company yesj mittee Meeting terday i i Tyree according to his petition SITUATION IS QUIETING DOWN OFFICERS DECLARE Although Greatly Citizens Do Not Expect Further Trouble FRISCO DELEGATES WILL Bv Associated Pressi MATEAWAN W May mbush of one j secured employment in a restaurant j The shooting from NAME REEDS SUCCESSOR at Sedal5a shortly after his discharge man by unidentified persons and two from the army last year Detectives j arrests were the chief developments of the Missouri Pacific accosted him j n this region today following the while he was at his work he battle here yesterday when ten or and accused him of patricipation more persons were killed and a min or at least of knowledge of a rcbjber of others wounded in a fight be j bery of the ticket office here BaldwinFeltz detectivesand f By Associated Press nied the charges and although the citizens The decision of the Democratic officers to a T State Committee to begin he wag taken to the Sedalia a mimng Candidates Join in Movement for Organization to Assure Party Supremacy tion for the coming general election campaign and have everything in readiness for the new committee met yesterday The parties to thesuit were mar jand have six well pleased andreports were made Sn ave nf children Reed asks their The local police believe they have definite proof now that the Ford sedan wrecked several weeks ago near the here yesterday thatmany women of the state who expectedN affiliate with the Republicans have expressed themeslves as being opposed to be coming active for any party which is 50 bossridden that the newly en franchised voters are not given the consideration to which they ave eh titled In addition to the resolution plans for the coming general election cam paign were considered by the com mittee and Chairman Ben M Neale was authorized by the committee to name executive finance organiza tion and speakers committee to pre part for the coming campaign Mrs Kate S Morrow secretary of the Womans Committee was asked to seek a leave of absence from her work at the Public Service Commis sion which will permither to spend tlie next few months in Kansas City and Bassist inthe organization of the women of the state Mrs Morrow will ask the commission for consent cus Subscribe for the well Ben M Neale chairman J L secretary and J W McKnight chairman and Kate S Morrow secretary of It was decided by the committee the vacancy caused by the rejection of SenatorEeedas a delegate by the Joplin convention should be filled by the Missouridelegation and no effort was made to fill the place The meeting was quite well at John Vander Feltz farm was stolen I to do this work by the parties who occupied it at the Edward F Goltra Democratic time of the An air of mys National eommitteeman was repre terj surrounded the incidents followsented by Joseph T Davis who an arrangements made last night The Capital News joins with the many friends in ex tending to the bereaved ones MOREAU OVERFLOWS BOTTOM CORN LAND Missouri and Osage Rivers Begin Rise That May Prove Serious Soon Com lands along the course of the Moreau are already under water in many places the Osage has begun ing the wreck First offering to sell the car to Vander Feltz for the man and voman who drove it changed minds when asked to establish ership They left town shortly after this and have not been heard from since Information has been received ly authorities here that a car bearing the number of the sedan was stolen at Independence The license number was sold for a Dort car and J J OConnor of the State Automobile De partment says the engine number of the Ford has been tampered with The mixedup affair will await setle oent for a few days longer while the car is held by the officers here MRS GEORGEHAMMANN BURIED HERE YESTERDAY Mrs George Hammann who died Wednesday at her home 712 East Miller street was buried yesterday afternoon in Riverview Cemetery following funeral senices at the Lutheran Church Mrs Hammann was stricken with paralysis Satur day afternoon and double pneumonia nounced a Missouri train to the San Francisco convention has been ar ranged for Railroad fare to the con vention from Kansas City and return will be including Pullman fare both ways The train will leave Kan sas City some time Tuesday June 22 arriving in San Francisco Friday June 25 The officialroute will be via the Missouri Pacific to Pueblo thence over the Denver and Rio Grande to Salt Lake City and over the Western Pacific to San Francisco Stops will be made of several hours at Glenwooci Springs and Salt Lake City The train will be scheduled so that daylight runs will be through the Royal Gorge and Eagle River Canyon onthe D and R G and through the wonderful Feather River gorge in California on the Western Pacific Davis said hotel reservations had been made at the Plaza Hotel for the Missouri delegates and that rates will be per day for a room with two persons When three occupy one room the charge will be for the room At the meeting of the committee a slow rise that promises to be greatj set in Monday She was 64 years j the following telegram was lyincreased today and a season of j old sent to President Woodrow Wilson high wateron the Missouri river is Mrs Hammann is mourned by her The members of the Democratic predicted in the near future Only husband George Hammann five j Joint State Committeepresent avail M the cropson the banks of the Moreau daughters Mrs F Mcllwain Mrs themselves of the opportunity to send have yet suffered from the F Wadley of St greetings from the Democrats of The Moreau has risen almost Potts of Louis and Miss to express our regrets at twenty feet in the last day and Hammann and a brother Henryyour long illness our extreme grati v night and the predictions of more Wolfrum of this city Everyone fication at the progress you are mak rain indicate that the low lands are who knew her regrets to hear of ing toward recovery and our mosl tended and party harmony was the key note during the day The resolutions adopted by the women follow We the members of the Womens Demociatic State Committee do hereby acknowledge our debt of gratitude to the Mens Democratic State Committee for the granting of the privileges of equal representa tion and a choice in party affairs to the Democratic Women of Missouri and to the State Chairman Honor able Ben M for the fearless and unfailing support he has given the women of the party and their organization We hereby declare our appreciation and unqualified approval of his ac tions and pledge our support in carrying to a successful conclusion tlie campaign that is to bring vic toiy DemocraticBanner in the election of 1920 We rejoice that our first entry into politics was under the auspices of a itate Committee with Chairman so just and unprejudiced and with such high ideals tKat the Democratic Women of Missouri were not forced to take the stand that was necessary recently in the Republican state convention We further rejoice that we have he opportunity tq be supporters of the man who more other is riglht ofrepre sentation having been confererd upon Democratic women in time for them to take part in party mass meetings and conventions We commend him for his loyalty to the President and to the principles of World Peace and for his conspicuous and able service rendered to his Country his State and his paity during his term of service as chairman of the state committee Resolved that we do hereby de with the approval of all gaity lead ers and candidates here for yester dayfs WMle all candidates were not rep resented their friends were nere for the gathering and predictions from every quarter were of a united party squarely back of the administrations of President Woodrow Wilson and Governor Frederick D Garclner But two gubernatorial candidates John M Atkinson and Wallace Cross ley attended the meeting but Frank H Farris Charles H Mayer and Ruby D Garrett were represented by friends whovwere pleased vwiththe developments at arid ex pressed pleasure at the determina tion of the Democracy to prepare to carry the message of accomplish ments people of the state Breckinridge Long Third Assist ant Secretary of State and candidate for the Democratic nomination for the United States the meeting and members of the State Committee as well as party leaders expressed themselves as pleased that he is likely to haveno opposition as the paritys choice for the place Mr Long said before leaving he is pleased with the outlook for suc cess and declared he would continue the campaign as though he had an opponent I expect to help the State Committee in every possible man police station and held for two Says Handcuffed Tyree charges he was next marched through the crowds attending the State Fair then in session to the railroad station end miles from Matewah According to reports receivedfrom Lynn two men said to be BaldwinFeltz detectives weiv walking along a road nea a dense wood when a volley of shot brought to Jefferson City After heiwas fired upon them One of the had been authorities here forimen Bud McCoy in the a short time the plaintiff says the thigh but escaped from the village prosecuting attorney of Cole County anci went to a hospital at demanded either that charges bejxhe man who accompanied bin was brought against him or that he be j not injured released J R JDeatherage one of A s SOOnras the word of th3 hoot thedetectives named in the petition j mg reached headquarters of the State then charged him with the theft of Constabulary a detail of troopers clothing from another inmate of the Yras rushed to Lynn The constabir jail and for this he was held until j aryj upon reaching the village could released on bond His father annot verify reports of the Osage Countyfarmer provided the so they scouted around the vieinitv bond money I Not far from the villasre they The case was set for the next teim U130n two men one of them of court It was dismissed as soon Thav were arrested as it was reached on the docket The officers declared they had no Tyreenow charges that the Mi of the shooting at Lynn squri Pacific Railway situatkm in Matewan tonisrht through its officers arrested him auiet with troopers and depuH without the proper warrant and on sheriffs patrolling the streets A insufficient evidence and he asks Dumber of citizens gathered on the damages of I street comers and officers reported His petition was filed yesterday thft while the people aopeared by Irwin and Haley greatly aggravated over Wednes days battle they said they did not expect any further trouble M R BURESMEYER BEGINS AT LOCAL BANK MONDAY Judge M R Buresmeyer who suc ceeds Edward Holtschneider at thej first r National Bank will begin hisi new duties next Monday Judge Bursemeyer will continue to live in St Thomas until his term 25 Countv His Score Was 92 Per Cent WILUA1 BIX WINS WEEKLY TRAP SHOOT Judge expires and at that time he i in for a setback I Mrs Hammanns death sincere hope you will soon be entirely MILLER CO OFFICERS HERE ner in the organization plan and iM will move to jefferson City am to have no opposition the staff in my headquarters will bedevoted entirely to preparation for the gen eral election said Mr Long Democratic candidates for minor state offices were plentiful during the day W H Meredith of Poplar Bluff and Senator Mark A Mc Gruder of for attorney general George H Middel kamp Troy and Robert E L Mans of Carthage candidates for auditor John H Stone of Butler and E V Hesserer of Scott County who filed his declaration yesterday were urg ing their claims for State One of the political developments of the the probable entrance of Senator Walter C Goodson of Macon into the contest for the Demo Medal Will Be Awarded Every Week Breaking 92 per cent pf the birds Harry Donnelly prosecuting atRpTOng from his trap at the gun club torney of Miller County was here yesterday aftemowi William Dix woa with the Miller Countyjtjie R0ld medal awarded weekly at the Court They appeared yesterday i llleets Hy Lartonoix and Sam Eve afternoon before the State Board tied for secondplace with 90 per Equalization cent each George Fifer was third jvith 72 per cent and Charles Clark Joseph T Davis Lawrence P Daly j ranked fourth with 71 per cent St Louis Elmer 0 Henry C Bell Potosi Alex The meets are just getting started for the season and this combined with ander Cape Girardeau Senator R i the threatening weather yesterday S McClintic Monroe City Judge C prevented a attendance Anoth A Leedy H Heissercr Ben er will be held next week and the ton W R Taylor and Dr J Evans others W j medal again awarded to the winner 1 at that time cratic nomination for lieutenantj governor Senator Goodson would j not say definitely yesterday what his attitude will be but friends were of the opinion he will become a candi1 date j Among those here were j Mrs J W King City Mrs R E OMfatheiV Mrs J 0 j Rutledge and Mrs Kearney St Louis Mrs Burns A Jenkins Kan sas City Herbert Owen St Joseph Mrs C C Cummins Joplin Mrs Katherine Hslterman Joplin Mrs Jemima Hughes Keytesville j Mrs W R Taylor Fulton Mrs Kate S Morrow and Mrs J H Cutten Dr Burns A Jenkins Ruff Wilson j and Frank Armstrong Kansas City Ben M Neale Greenfield Adolph Mussev Holden Ben F Morgan Bolivar Judge John S Farrington F M McDavid and C E Randall able Ben M Neale and heartily enj Springfield Frank H Lee and Harry dorse him for reelection as chairman Ratcliff Joplin Breckinridge Long of the Democratic state committee Senator Mike Kinney Senator Joseph of Missouri Brogan J J Mestres J W Byrnes clare our allegiance to the Honor Do You Know That Jefferson City has a rapidly rowing saddlery factory branching out info kindred fields to such an extent that it now assumes a high place among the industries of Central Missouri The Ruwart Saddlery Company was established in 1905 by Edward A and William M Ruwart and Joseph E Ruwart is now a member of the firm f They manufacture saddles in large quantities and their har ness has a big sale over all the South and Southwest Their automobile department handles the distribution of Stude baker Cadillac and White cars through this and surrounding counties A horse collar plant to have a capacity of twenty dozen is being equipped now and it will be in operation August 1 This will provide a close market for quantities of straw from Cole County farms The Rinvart factories employ 100 persons Their business is thoroughly representative of Jefferson City where all of the members of the firm were born and 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