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   News and Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1933, Jefferson City, Missouri                             WE DO OUR PART NEWS AND TRIBUNE SECTION ONE 16 PAGES VOLUME 3 NUMBER si A SUNDAY COMBINATION OF THE MORNING CAPITAL NEWS AND EVENING POSTTRIBUNE INSOLVENCY CHARGED MO STATE LIFE State Institutes Suit Pre paratory to JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI SUNDAY AUGUST 27 1933 PRICE 02e 12 Prominent Missourians Named by Park to Draw Up Liquor Control Plan W A Dallmeyer of Jefferson City Is Included in Group Headed by Walter Williams All Opposed to the Open Saloon or Any Type of It tion for Policy Holdersitllought rmmi ic Protection ST LOUIS Aug state suit charging insolvency of the Missouri State Life Insurance Company was filed here today pre liminary to efforts to reorganize or sell the concern action filed in circuit court OMalley Missouri Insurance Commissioner said he believed the company which has of insurance in force should be restrained from doing business He attributed the impairment of assets to depressed values and mentioned wholesale charges of frightful mismanagement in con trol for about a year had done the best it could OMalley asiced a permanent in junction to restrain the company from doing business or a tempor ary restraining order pending hear ing of the application for a decree dissolving the company and for the appointment of an agent to take j temporary charge Representatives of the Equity I Corporation of New York City a i general management investment I prominent Missourians to represent all shades of on prohibition except the open saloon were charged by Gov Guy B Park Saturday with the task of recommending legislation for the regulation and taxation of hard liquor The governor named Walter Wil liams president of the University of Missouri as chairman of the group to be known as the Missouri liquor control and advisory commission It now appears to be certain that the 18th amendment of the consti tution of the United States will soon be repealed the governor said in a statement announcing appointment of the commission Deeming it wise that Missouri be prepared for the event I have concluded to appoint a commission to consider the con ditions that may then exist to study the problems of proper con trol and regulation of the manu facture and sale of intoxicating liquors and the taxation thereof to make a report of its findings and recommendations of such legisla tive action as the commission may find to be necessary and proper Commission Members The members of the commission Walter Williams Columbia pres ident of the University of Missouri chairman Mrs Clifford W Gaylord Clay ton chairman of the Missouri branch Womens Organization for National Prohibition Reform W A Dallmeyer Jefferson City banker R A Huber St Louis general manager AnheuserBusch Inc Walter Goodson Macon attorney former state senator and now mod erator of the Baptist churches of Missouri Mrs R E Culver St Joseph ac tive in civic affairs Mrs Culvers husband an attorney long has beer Continued on Page 2 PLAN DELIVERY i PLANS TO CALL OF BLUE EAGLE B L MEETING TO CONSUMERS trust were in St Louis today workj Every Home in Canital Citv ing on plans to acquire the comi TT j to Get NRA Insignia i Relief for Mortgaged Homes Is to Be Sought for Missourians UNION ISSUE IS LEFT TO ROOSEVELT Troublesome Snag to Auto Industry Code Is Left to President for Final De cision WASHINGTON Aug The troublesome question of wheth er the NRA code for the automobile industry shall include the provision of the manufacturers that employes are advanced without regard to union or nonunion affiliation to night up to President Roose velt for decision HORSE SHOW IS PLANNED WITH FATLEAN GAME At Least 25 Guited Animals Will Be on Display at Park Tuesday Horses and baseball players will perform for the entertainment and edification of the foes of tubercu losis at Tuesday nights big benefit game at Whiteway Park Some of Central Missouris finest horses will canter pace and trot before the grand stand just prior to the ball game All the well known stables of this part of the state are expected to have entries There will be no less than 20 thrcegaited and fiveBailed horses in the show The big attraction however is the annual ball game between the Leans and the Pats Carl Buck Walls ro After hours of conferences with L spokesmen for organi2ed later retUld the heavies pany Walter W Head of New York was mentioned as the new president of the Missouri concern if the deal is completed Assets Impaired Commissioner OMalley said the company had suffered large tmpair Jiient of assets which would have t written down substantially p the present book value of 4an He expressed confidence there no impairment of matur ity or daatli benefit of policies It Is proposed to cover the loss by leins pleced against cash surrender and loan values of policies This Week Consumercards and Blue Eagle insignias of the NRA will be de livered to households throughout the city Thursday and Friday of this week according to an an I Ira A McBride state building j and loan supervisor said Saturday he planned to call a conference probably Tuesday to discuss the possibility of building and loan as sociations cooperating with the Home owners Loan Corporation arsonchairman of the localna Present laws building loan as S OMalleys suit was filed following of the housetohouse can a meeting of 14 insurance cornmis vass method sioners from as many states hors yesterday Besides Missouri Michigan Okla homa Washington South Dakota North Carolina Iowa Texas Cali fornia Wyoming Oregon Ken tucky Illinois and Louisiana were represented The concern done business in 38 states The cards and insignias for con sumers cooperating in the NRA movement were received yesterday There will be approximately 4300 delivered to houses here The envelope delivered to ev ery home will contain a consumer has card a Blue Eagle for display in OMalley said charges of mis management did not apply to pres ent officers but to a long series of actions stretching over a period of years He mentioned large losses sus tained in Southeast Missouri drain age districts in buildings in Kansas City and St Louis and in motion theatres He criticized a I the window of the home and a card of explanation The consumercard will be stamped and addressed to the local NRA committee so that all that will have to be done will be to sign and mail and place the Blue Eagle in the window This plan is recognized as the most efficient ami uouncenient yesterday by C OI McBride has ruled that under tie Members of committee with the Coiuicil of Womens Club and of ficials and carriers of the postoffice here adopted the plan of delivering the cards and insignias to homes bj mail carriers yesterday The plan j is being used in many other cities cept the bonds of the Home Owners Loan Corporation in exchange for their real estate mortgages1 The conference is expected to urge Gov Guy B Park to ask the legislature in the event of a special session to make necessary amendments McBride said the conference would enter into a detailed discus sion of the emergency He said he was wholly in sympathy with dis tressed home owners whose homes are in need of refinancing and is making every effort to bring about satisfactory adjustments G C Vandover state manager of the Home Owners Loan Corpora tion and Redick OBryan state counsel will be asked to participate TEACHERWHOKILLED TWO SENTJO PRISON LOGAN ia Aug makes possible complete and intcn1 William E Kelly 26 school teacher fit loan of to enable a York group to buy the Ken tucky Home Life Insurance Com pany and thus gain control of the Missouri State Life The Kentucky insurance concern is the largest stock holder of the Missouri company and owns 295 per cent of the 5000000 of capital stock New Capital Sought One of the reorganization plans definitely provided for the Investment into a new company of an additional cash capital and surplus said OMalley Last year company borrowed 56000000 from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation William T Nardin president of the concern issued the following statement I have been busily engaged re cently in an effort to have this company reorganized in such a way as to best preserve the resources of the company for the benefit of all the policy holders In fact I have gone so far as to invite some prom people to interest themselves the property chief concern in this con nection has been to find men of unquestionable integrity and re sponsibility who are willing to ad vance new capital so that sound efficient and honest management will be permanently assured Nardin said it was impossible to sive coverage of the entire city in a short time The response to the call of the Blue Eagle has been so great by Capital City employers that the supply sent to the local postoffice by the government has been ex hausted National NRA headquart ers at Washington have been req uisitioned for a new supply of em ployers Blue Eagles which are ex pected to reach here tomorrow or Tuesday In the meantime local employers who have not received their Blue Eagle may sign and leave their certificate of compliance at the postoffice and they will be no tified when the new supply arrives Just as soon as they arrive the sur and farmer who killed his 19 monthod son with a hammer on July 31 and fatally injured Mrs Kelly today was sentenced to serve a life term in the Iowa State Pen itentiary SLEEPING SICKNESS IN DETROITMS FATAL DETROIT Aug ing sickness claimed its first victim in Detroit in two years with the death of eight year old Yvonne Gank here tonight She had been ill since Sunday night physicians said vcy campaign to checkup to get 1001 Thc girls casc was thc second re pcr cent Blue Eagle cooperation i porM m Detroit this week among employers will be conducted by the committee of business men fusing to retreat from their opposi tion to any statement regarding the organization of labor beyond that contained in the recovery act a ten tative code was transmitted to the chief executive by Hugh S John son administrator An early reply was expected and if Roosevelt approves the wording the code will be ready for his sig nature An announcement from the chief executive on his decision is expect ed to be made at Hyde Park to morrow Johnson favoring the code as it now stands put the issue up to the chief executive for decision because of the broad policy involved and because it is expected here that many industries still to come under codes will follow the lead of the au tomobile men if their language is approved The submitted code was sent to Hyde Park by airplane after the re covery administrations labor advis ory board had filed a report with re commendations which while not diets victory They meaning the Leans may have an edge on us when it comes to speed but the power we will show at bat will re sult in the complete annihilation of the underfed Harry Meisenbach the mentor and brain of the Leans smiled pitingly when confronted with Bucks confi dent pronouncement Hen hen laughed Harry Buck is a fine fel low and I dont like to spoil his fun but as a matter of fact we will run rings around these boys who wont diet No doubt they can knock a ball a considerable distance if they hit it But are we going to let them hit it Hen heh So with the rival managers brim full of confidence and the baseball fans of the community at fever heat with anticipation the game should be a hum dinger It takes a sympa thetic crowd to make a humdinger of a baseball game Waiz himself may pitch for the hefties It is understood he has been on a diet for several days and has abstained from anything in the way made public pending the Presidents i ol meatsthat might be fattening to propose and that in choice of his bev erages he has practiced commend able selfdenial just to win for dcai1 that tne7administration make clear that the right of workers to organ ize was in no wise being abridged The furore centered upon the con troverted section 1 of the act pro viding collective bargaining for workers without interference from employers as to the type of organi zation they chose The wording of the new section which the manufac turers are demanding and which Johnson and Donald R Richbcrg NRA counsel have approved pro vides specifically that no attempt is being made to Qualify the law but that the industry intends to hire discharge or promote workers upon a basis of merit without re gard to union or nonunion affilia tion William Green president of the American Federation of Labor and the labor adviser to Johnson on the code opposed this section contend ing the law was clear but when ask ed whether the code would be ac ceptable if the boards recommenda tion was rejected said It isnt a question of whether t is acceptable We will have to abide ABANDONS ATTEMPT TO SWIM CHANNEL CAPE GRISNEZ France Aug Fabcr of Aus tria began an attempt to lower Gertrude Ederles English swim ming record today at Lulu Kech Germany abandoned her try afcr 12 hours and 20 minutes in Ihe water Miss Koch was but 1640 feet from the English coast and ahead of Miss Ederles womens record of 14 hours 31 minutes SUCCESS OF NRA IS UP TO MPEOPLE Roosevelt Says It Is Up to Individuals Towns and Cities to Put Natl Cam paign Over POUGHKEEPSIE N Y Aug 26 Roosevelt today declared the national recovery drive for more jobs and more pay to be succeeding with a unanimity of the people unequalled since the war days bringing the country back to better times In the bright sun on the Vassal College campus the President told the people of his home county the downhill drift has definitely turned and become an upward surge Speaking publicly on the recovery drive for the first time since his in tensive days at the White House in inaugurating the new den for America Roosevelt put cmphnsis into his words declaring the new policy to be one extending to the nation the principle of local com no individual no fam ily has a right to do things which hurt the neighbors The President wiped beads of pprspiration from his forehead as he called for a complete reorganiza tion of lociil government Some tiny the people of flic slate of New York will do something about it he snid but I tell you quite frankly that nothing will be done unless you make your representa tives in tryrm boards and county boards anfl the state legislature do it or substitute other representatives for them Startled for a moment the huge crowd in front of the home of the president of Vassar suddenly broke into applause And I urn not talk TEXAS JOINS REPEALISTS BY 21 VOTE REPEAL DELEGATES TO BE GUESTS HERE Missouri which a week ago voted one sirtcdly in favor of rc pcnl of the 18lh amendment will formally ratify Ihe proposed 2lsL amendment next Tuesday when 68 delegates nil of them repeai ists mcel at the cnpilol here The convention itself is n mere for mality but the delegates will come in for considerable atten tion during their stay here The M i s s o u r i Association Against Prohibition of which James W Byrnes of St Louis is president has invited the dele gates to nn informal reception Monday night and the Missouri Advisory Committee on Liquor Control nee the United Repeal Council of Missouri has invlled them to ii breakfast Tuesday talking Democra tic politics Mr Roosevelt added us old Huskies m interpolation of his prepared Judge Woslhues who pitches al1 speech I am talking good old most as well as hecatches may twirl for the rawboned buddies If they knock him out of the box and the odds arc something like 6 lo 1 they wont he will change places with the catcher who had not been chosen at a late hour yesterday At least 500 persons are expected to participate in the parade Mon day evening The M W A drill team will stage a drill at the south entrance of the Capitol at im mediately preceding the parade ALL DOGS IN THE CITY NOW HAVE LICENSES Dutchcss county American prin ciples McGEE ASKS NEW TRIAL FOR KIDNAPING The city dog catcher is in recess after accounting for eightyone canines of various breeds pedigrees sizes and colors He has decided to cease activities for the very good reason that there arc no dogs un provided with a license left in Jef ferson City City Collector Sturm said yester day he had issued a total of 284 dog licenses in the last three months Roark said thirtyeight dogs were redeemed twentyfour were dis patched and nineteen remain lo be either redeemd or dispatched with in the next 24 hours KANSAS CITY Aug The motion for new trial filed by counsel for Walter McGce who was convicted last July 27 and sentenced lo be hanged for the kidnaping of Mary McElroy daughter of the city manager last May 27 was heard by Judge Allen C Southern in criminal court today The court asked both sides to file briefs and continued the hearing until next Saturday when he said he would announce a decision E M DURHAM DIES Mrs E M Durham a member of a pioneer Miller county family died at the family home in Ulman Fri day after an illness of several months of complications Her hus band and one daughter Mrs Grace Ray of the home survive MRS JOHN MORROW RATON N M Aug Mrs John Morrow 61 wife of form er Congressman John Morrow dial here todiy after failing to recover from a major operation performed Aug 17 Mrs Morrow was born in Missouri in October 1872 and io New Mexico in 1889 She is survived by her husband nnrt five grown children Early Overwhelming Re turns Cut Down by Strong Dry Rural Votes BOND ISSUE CARRIES Gov Ma Ferguson Be lieves State Has Return ed to Era of Sanity DALLAS Tex Aug Texas long a slaiinch rib in the dry Solid South appeared defi nitely late tonight to have lined up as the 23rd state to approve repeal of the 18lh Amendment Of a totnl of 300752 voles counted from todays referendum 222718 favored ratification of the 21st Amendment which would repeal the 18th and 1380M were opposed At the same time the Texas election bureau reported t24H8 voles lo legalize beer through nn amendment to the stale conslitu 1 tion with 128323 against i The count represented Ihe vote j of 222 of the slates counties Sept 5 Marks Vacations End 23 complete BOTH CITY AND COUNTY SCHOOL OPENING NEAR in City Two in County Already Open FOLLOW SILKEN TRAIL LOS ANGELES Aug AP A long trail of silk stockings on Hollywood boulevard was followed today by police who arrested Irving Cowen and seized his automobile loaded with 400 pairs of the stock ings handbags and lingerie which they said had been stolen from a specialty shop LAY ELABORATE PLANS FOR LEGION TRAFFIC BAD CHECK IS PAID CHARGEJS DISMISSED SeveralThousand Delegates Ejected to Bring Autos All Parking to Be Banned Up Claud Allen was brought back here yesterday from Joplin by Sher iff Snorgrass to answer to a charge of issuing a check on a bank in which he had insufficient funds Allen explained he told the attend ant at a Capital City Oil Co station who took the check that he would have to wait a short time for his money Acting Prosecuting Attorney Bode said that in the light of the undis foretell the effect of the present sit puted statemcrit he dismissed the ir A lion TvVt OM Via i j5 fVs uation on stockholders Much will depend he asserted on the terms of any sale or reorganization and on the recovery of present depressed vnhirs Naturaliy the Missouri State Continued from Page I WEATHER case against Allen when he paid the check and all the costs including the trip to Joplin Sheriff Snorgrass and Deputy Scholten left here at 7 oclock Frf day night for JopHn and were back in Jefferson City at this morn ing with Allen BOONVILLE TEACHER DIES CAPE GIRARDEAU Mo Aug 26 j V Toner 30 com fair Sunday mercial teacher in the Boonville and prrlTby Monday not quite so Mo high school died here today in I crl e r warw Sunday at St Louis Police Chief John Bnmer and members of his department are now studying preliminary plans for handling excessive traffic during the fifteenth annual con vention of the Missouri Depart ment of the American Legion to be held here Sunday Monday and Tuesday Sept 3 4 and 5 Strict rules and regulations for local motorists were an nounced yesterday by the po lice chief Thousands of visiting dele gates are expected to bring their own cars here and there will be a serious traffic problem throughout he convention and especially during the parade on Monday unless Jefferson City car owners cooperate in the movement to relieve congestion in the downtown business dis trict Parking of automobiles will be absolutely forbidden on High Street from Adams Street to Washington Street jon Madison toivn from High to Capitol Avenue and in the alleys running east and west from Adams and Washington between High and Capitol Avenue and High and McCarty Street from 6 oclock Saturday night September 2 until midnight Monday Septem ber 4 On Monday the day of the big parade parking will be prohib ited on High Street and Capitol Avenue from Broadway to Cher ry on Cherry Street from Cap itol to High and on the north side of the capitol No parking will be allowed on the south side of the statehousc Sunday and Monday Traffic will not be permitted the parade route Monday afternoon or on High Street from 6 p m Saturday until midnight and from Monday morning at 8 oclock until mid night Parking lots are being ar ranged where a small fee will be charged to pay an attendant These will be located in the rear of the filling station at Jeffer son Street and Capitol Avenue on Jefferson north of capitol Avenue and on Monroe between High and McCarty The capitol drives will be blocked for traffic most of the convention period and parking there will be prohibited during the entire threeday period Citizens are requested to aid by leaving their cars at home or parking them as far away from the business district and off the principal thoroughfares as pos sible Merchants on High Street are requested to place benches or chairs on curbings in front of their palces of business if they have them available to accom modate guests of the city Cars that are found parked in the restricted areas will be towed into garages and owners will have to pay towin and storage charges Nearly 15000 Legionnaires and members of auxiliary organiza tions are expected to be in the city for the threeday conven tion opening next Sunday The meeting will be the largest con vention to be held here this year The parade Monday will be one of the longest and most color ful ever staged here There will be 15 drum and bugle corps and four bands participating The reviewing stands will be rrecteri in the street intersec tion of Capitol Avenue and the north side of Marshall Street Nest Saturday night the streets will be cleared and washed for a street dance that night The Jefferson City Union Musicians Band will provide the music This will be one of the opening entertainment features of the legion convention Four concerts were given last evening in the business district by this band School bells the unwelcome sound of which Is the knell of another three months summer vacation will ring out here on Tuesday Sep tember 5 summoning several thous and pUpils In the lower grades and students In the upper divisions back to their classrooms Thanks to good old Labor Day which falls on Monday September 4 Jefferson City school children will have an extra holiday right al the start from classroom tedium The public and parochial schools will reopen simultnncously for the first time in several years a week from this Tuesday County Superintendent of Schools Roger Smith said yesterday two ru ral schools Pleasant Hill and Mt Carmel opened last Monday The other 44 will start the new term to morrow or next Monday Registration for senior high school students for the IMIi1934 term will be held on Wednesday Thursday and Friday of this week Principal J C Dcaton announced yesterday Senior students will enroll between the hours of and oclock on Wednesday the juniors at the same hour on Thursday and sopho mores on Friday It is expected that schedules will be fully completed at that time and the customary book and key deposits made Students entering the senior high school for the first time the approaching term Continued on Page 2 MRS TONY PRENGER DIES IN OKLAHOMA Mrs Tony Prcngcr native resi dent of this city died yesterday morning at the family home in Tulsa Okla alter a lingering ill ness of a few months according to word received here last night Mrs Prenger before her marriage to Tony Prenger 27 years ago was Miss Josephine Gocdde Mrs Prenger was born and reared in Jefferson City and lived here until 15 years ago when she and her family moved to Tulsa to reside Besides her husband Mrs Prcng cr is survived by a daughter Mrs Lorctta Harbour a son George Prenger her aged mother Mrs Margaret Laux three grandchild ren all of Tulsa and a brother Herman Goedde who lives at 207 Ash Street here Mr and Mrs Gocdde and son George will motor to Tulsa this morning to attend funeral services to be held there Monday or Tues dav First returns from urban canters in some cases showed a majority of as much ns 12 to 1 for repeal As the count became more representa tive of all districts in the state the lead simmered to 3 to 1 held there several hours and then fell still lower under increasing dry resis tance Gov Miriam A Ferguson ftx certainty the state liad goncv ior siie slate has returned to sanity and that we will be rid of political hypocrisy that has been a painful Incident to prohibition t A measure to authorize a state bond issue of 420000000 for relief purposes apparently had carried overwhelmingly Senator Morris Sheppnrd in ad dresses had urged Tcxans to drive the first of the 13 nails necessary in the lid of John Barleycorns cot Senator Shcppard led the Texas campaign for retention of prohibi tion delivering more than 50 speeches In the 31 state senatorial districts coatless and perspiring in the August heat as he exhorted vot ers to hold the line Opposing the veteran ary leader was VicePrestdent John N Garner of Uvalde who was among the first voters to cast his ballot today Con gressman Joseph Wcldon Bailey Jr and cxGov James E Ferguson husband of Gov Miriam A Fergu son were active campaigners plead ing for support or the party plat form and President Roosevelts re covery program by tapping for pub lic revenue the field of beer taxa tion Garner made no speeches con fining his efforts to public approval of the personal appeal directed to Texas by James A Farley national Democratic chairman Numerous local option elections also were held in precincts or coun ties which were dry before national and state prohibition became effec tive The Texas legislature ratified the eighteenth amendment in Feb ruary 1918 The people of the state voted 158982 for and 130907 against the state constitutional prohibition amendment May 24 1919 The amendment submitted today would liberalize that provision to permit manufacture and sale of 32 beer KILLS DAUGHTER TO END HER SUFFERING MARIES ONE OF FOUR COUNTIES STILL OUT Returns from Inst Saturdays repeal election had been received Saturday by the Secretary of Stales office from all except four counties Thc counties not yet reported were Maries Gentry Scotland and Shan non J Russell Holam elections clerk in the office said he expected to receive the missing returns over the week end and planned to make the official count on Monday BEVERLY Mass Aug W Cunningham a 27 yearold unemployed automobile re pair man walked up the path to a Seaside estate today with the nat tered body of his daughter Shirley Anne 3 in his arms Within an hour he was charged with murder Cunningham told police he was walking with his child along a sea wall when she slipped and fell to the rocks below He jumped dcwu to her She was unconscious and moaning Cunningham said he real ized the child was dying and in a frenzy of dispair he battered her head against a rock to end her suffermg He then carried her to the estate Policemen hurried the child to a hospital but she was dead when she got there DIES IN ARKANSAS ROGERS Ark Aug Mrs A S Daniels 61 wife of a Rogers merchant died today after an illness of several weeks A SDR lives in Cassville Mo   

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