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   News and Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1933, Jefferson City, Missouri                             WE DO OUR PART NEWS AND TRIBUNE SECTION ONE 18 PAGES A SUNDAY COMBINATION OF THE MORNING CAPITAL NEWS AND EVENING POSTTRIBUNE VOLUME 3 NUMBER 32 JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3 1933 PRICE 02c CUBA STORM TOLLMOUNTS Hundreds Are Missing the Property Damage Climbs Into the Millions Tentative Plans Drawn For Financing the NRA Proposal Awaits Roosevelts Approval Before Going Into Effect Aimed to Help Businesses Struggling Under Recovery Codes By the Associated Press The death toll from the tropical storm which swept parts of Cuba Friday mounted rapidly Saturday night as the West Indies kept a sharp watch on another disturbance from the Caribbean number of dead in Cuba jumped from nine to more than three score as communications were restored and fought their into communities previously isolated Cardenas in the heart of the Cu ban sugar belt apparently was the hardest hit More than 30 wen killed there and 60 to 80 men were reported missing The latter com WASHINGTON Sept Awaiting the approval of President Roosevelt a tentative plan for poui ng out some of the Reconstruction Corporations millions to aid willing but financially disabled employers who are trying to operate under the NRA tonight was Hearing comple The rugged outlines as disclosed today embrace mortgage corpora tions formed by business men in various communities to receive funds from the RFC and in turn lend them to business firms to sup ply money for the increased pay rolls incidental to the recovery pro gram This plan took shape at the di rection of President Roosevelt as Hugh S Johnson the recovery chief elided his projected weekend of relaxation and threw himself into an apparently unsuccessful effort to end the disagreement within the bitum inous coal industry After hours of arguing the inten tion of having a coal code ready for prised the crews of lour sugarladen the president upon his return to the boats which were believed lost capital went overboard and John Twenty were killed in the Santa Clara area Mantanzas reported lour dead Sauga La Grande eight and Havana one Belated advices from Nassau re ported seven deaths in the Long Is land Long Cay Acklins and Crook ed Island groups from the hurricane which later visited Cuba Medical supplies were running short at Cardenas The city was without lights or water The hurricane which lashed Cuba centered Saturday in the Gulf of Mexico north of Cape San Antonio The weather bureau at Washing ton and Miami would not predict the course of the new storm more 24 hours in advance although ls In the former city said tuere wvs no danger to the TJntcd States coastline during the peiiod The Miami forecaster expected its center to be south of Nassau by Sunday morning son adjourned the conferences un til Tuesday He said two of the conferees fel asleep during his talk with them and all were so tired after the weeks of night discussions that it was use less to trp to get an accord from the nonunion operators and John L Lewis president of the United Mine Works of America So hedged about has Johnson be come with labor problems involving he collective bargaining section of he recovery act that he said he was considering seeking from At orney General Cummings an inter pretation The particular point of dispute now is the belief of the mine which Johnson joins contracts being drawn by which all mine employers recog nize the Lewis Union shall not con stitute a closed shop to which oth er unions of workers not belonging to any labor organization would be barred Johnson said informally that this would be as much a violation of the law guaranteeing collective bargain ing of the workers own choosing as a closed shop that barred unions entirely The administrator still was with out recent word from Henry Ford as to his attitude on the automobile code for the industry but the De troit manufacturer has until Tues day the code becomes ef affiliate himself with it Should Ford not do so it was un derstood in authoritative sources no immediate and positive action is in tended by the administration FORMER MO PRISON CLERK SEEKS A CELL Carl P Freeman Fugitive Since 1931 Gives Self Up To U S Agents KANSAS CITY Sept A tall lean man today entered the offlce of William H Davenport head of the federal secret service here tossed several counterfeit bills on Davenports desk and said Im hungry ready to go to the prison for the winter or even DAYS OF 1917 RECALLED AS LEGIONNAIRES POUR INTO CITY FOR BIG CONVENTION FIVE MORE SUITS ARE FILED FOR OCTOBER TERM CARDENAS CUBA Sept 22 The tropical hurricane which swept this sugar center Friday killed at least 30 persons injured more than 100 and wrought unprecedented damage to property The extent of the damage was learned tonight when as Associated Press representative made his way into Cardenas over debrisstrewn highways Scenes of misery were on every hand tonight as residents worked to clear away the tangle of trees posts timbers and refuse scattered helterskelter torm Four sailboats from this port with crew of from 15 to 20 each missing and another was aground on a nearoy sandbar Residents said a tidal wave 10 feet high swept in from the sea at the height of the storm and houses three blocks from the harbor were fned with iground mud six feet from Damage Suits Totalling Near ly Swell An Already Crowded Docket Five more suits were filed yester day the last filing day before the October term of the Circuit Court j William T Jakson filed suitj against the Metropolitan insurance1 company for Mrs J R Wingate filed against the Central Mutual for the amount of the policy her son W P Hunziker deceased earned in her favor Hunziker died Nov 3 1932 Otto V Asel jlled suit for divorce against Ollie Bell Asel alleging gen eral indignities They were mar ried August 24 1933 and lived to gether until August 24 this year He asks the custody of their two chil dren Cletus Zuber filed suit against Herbert Glenn on a note and for rent totalling Deputy Circuit Clerk John Lauf remained in the office all day lo accommodate attorneys who were rushing to complete petitions in time for filing Usually the clerks of fice closes at noon on Saturday GARAGE AND AUTO DESTROYED BY FIRE Fire destroyed an automobile and garage in which it was hous ed at 416 Hickory Street last night The car and garage were the property of O L Hines The fire broke out a short time after he had driven the car in the garage and went to the house He said he was without insurance on either the car of the garage building He said he was Carl p Freeman former assistant chief clerk of the Missouri penitentiary formerly with the publicity department of the Re publican state committee and had been sought on a fugitive warrant since April 1931 by federal agents in Los Angeles who arrested his companion in counterfeiting He waived preliminary hearing on a counterfeiting charge and bond was fixed at He was sent to jail Freeman was accused of robbing the convicts saving fund at Jeffer son City when he was assistant chief clerk at the prison in 19212 The loss was made good by the bonding company and he was dis charged Im washed out he told the federal officers About a month ago I started from Oregon for Mis souri stopped in Montana to see some relatives then bummed on here by slow stages On a freight train several days ago I got bashed against the side of a box car my ribs are sore Im through and ISAAC H WILLIAMS DIES AT HOME HERE 20 BANDS IN BIG PARADE MOR 2 P M Promises To Be the Largest and Most Colorful In History of City More than a score of bands bugle corps and several thousand march ers will appear in the greatest pa rade ever singed in Jefferson City Monday afternoon when the Mis souri Department of the American Legion passes in review D J Colyer chairman of the pa rade committee yesterday complet ed arrangements for the movement of the parade and its escort which will be a feature of the American Legion convention The parade lo be headed by Grand Marshal Col A Linxwiler and his aides David R Colyer R R Nacy and Lou Lozier will form on the state capitol grounds and march promptly at 2 p m The number one band for the day will be the famous McDonaldDuggerDun can Post No 11 band from St Joseph This 40piece organization won the state American Legion band contest last year Following the band and the Legion Sidelights Curt Kuchn of St Joseph one of the first members of the 408 to register is secretary of the playboys the convention He opened his of fice here Saturday morning where he handled the registration of the of the legion Kuehn is a furrier delegates and is one of the few persons In the state holding taxidermist and ornithologist permits The 408 has 51G members in Missouri This is a record for the organization the membership of which is made up of especially active members of the legion who arc voted in on secret ballot The 408 received name from the inscription on the French box cars used to transport soldiers It indicated that the capacity of lhc cars was forty men or eight horscs There arc GOO delegates the meeting as representatives of the 13124 members of the Missouri department ARRIVE BY Major Phil Love who will be in command of thc 35th Division Mis souri National Guard squadron lo arrive here today is well known in Jefferson City Major Love is a long lime friend of Col Charles A Linclbcrg Hardly had the first handful of delegates to thc convention arrived Saturday than the political yhecs began to buzz Clem While of St Joseph is being strongly backed in some sections for the post of state commander Dr P C Davis of Mobcrly also is being mentioned as a likely candidate for thc office White Is past commander of lie McDonaldDuncanDugger Post al St Joseph BOY SCOUTS AID AT CONVENTION Nearly 150 Members Ou Duty Handling Traffic and Other Duties 3 KIILLED 8 HURT BY BOLT OF LIGHTNING CABOT Ark Sept Lightning struck a cold drink stand on the outskirts of Cabot killing three persons and injuring eight Some of the injured were burned when a gas lamp hanging in the building exploded The bolt hit last night just a few minutes after a crowd of about 20 persons sought shelter in the building from a rainstorm The dead were George Snyder 35 of Little Rock Gerald Pickard 78 of Cabot and Earl Sneed 20 of Cabot Physicians said all of those in jured probably would recover Those injured were Jack proprietor of the most seriously Hamilton 40 stand his wife and infant and Miss Imogene Svaim 16 The three men who lost their lives were burned badly their cloth fire and their shoes 12 torn from their feet by the lock ENDS FOUR YEARS IN NAVY Howard Jones son of Mr and Mrs James H Jones 409 Monroe Street was discharged Wednesday August 30th from the Marine bar racks at Quantico Virginia after four years service in the navy Young Jones is a graduate of the dental school and medical field service WEATHER STRIKES AUNT WITH STOCK OF SHOTGUN Tom Burns was lodged in pail late Isaac H Williams 80 died at his home 724 Michigan Street early yesterday after a lingering illness of infirmities Williams who for many years conducted a draying business here is survived by his wife Lydia and the following children C O Wil liam Valley Park Miss Goldie Tag gart Windsor Mrs Ruby Miller Boise Idaho Mrs Pearl Mastry Jefferson City John and Otto Wil liam and Mrs Mabel Bartley of Jefferson City The funeral will take place today CLARK IS HONORED BY DINNER AT K C Jefferson Citys Boy Scouts most of whom have been born since the World War are aiding materially in making pleasant the visit of dele gates to the American Legion Con vention Nearly 150 members of the local organizations are now on duty either aiding in traffic control or assisting the entertainment com mittee All of the citys traffic is now in KANSAS CITY Sept States Senator Bennett C Clark of St Louis was honored with an in formal dinner by friends at a hotel ast night charged with striking hisjnere State delegates to the aunt with the stock of a shot gun National Convention of the Young Democratic Clubs of America were among those who attended Those who called upon Senator Clark here today included Dan Nee of Springfield who has been named collector of internal revenue ind inflicting a scalp wound The lame of the aunt was not ascertain ed by the police They said she would appear in police court this morning to file a complaint Burns denied it charge of the Boy Scouts The de tail appointed by L E Glinkman scout executive follows High Cohen Paul Striegel Wm Sweeney Alley between Monroe High Kuhhnan Frank Gaeffkc High between Monroe Adams Dick Schultz J T Green Howard Williams Norwood Williams Alley between High Capitol Monroe Hopen Robert Huegel Alley between Madison Mon Bro thers Monroe Kolb Gordon Ing i High between Monroe Madison j Smith F C Franke Bill Knox Anthony Hopen Alley between Monroe Madison Addison Six Committies Handled It Grand Marshals group will be the state highway patrol and the state commander Jesse W Barrett and distinguished guests Following in line will be Division No 1 Jake Allen Mar posts and units from counties in the First district This division will form on thc east side of the High street entrance to the Capitol grounds Division No Hippe posts and units from counties in the Second district This division will also form on the east side of the High street entrance to the Capitol grounds but north of Division No 1 Division No 3 Phil Dallmeyer posts and units from counties in the third district For mation will be in front of the east flagpole on the Capitol grounds Division No 4 A J Hirst Mar posts and units from counties in the Fourth district For mation will be east of Division No 3 Division No 5 Roy Cobble Mar posts and units from counties in the Fifth district For mation on Capitol avenue between Jefferson street and the Capitol Division No 6 Bcrnie Dunn posts and units in thc Sixth district Formation on the north side of Capitol avenue be tween Jefferson street and the Capitol Division No 7 J R McDonald Pern Gordon director of radio station WOS will broadcast paraclf information and color from a motor car during thc Monday afternoon Two downtown buildings have been converted into billets for mu sical organizations attending the convention Thc Hammond build ing is housing the Cities Service Post No 21 drum corps The St Louis County drum corps The Henry Meldrum Post of Sikcston drum corps and the Hannibal dnun corps In the Arnold building are thc McDonaldDuncanDugger Post of St Joseph band the Tirey J Ford Past of Independence drum corps the Robert S Thurman Post of Joplin drum corps Billeted in the armory in the Olt building are the Unknown Soldiei Post of St Louis band Negro organizations from Kansas City are quartered in thc Mayberry building on Lafayette Street Jesse W Barrett present com mander of thc Missouri Departmen of thc American Legion is bein boomed at the convention here foi National Commander in 1035 Pickpockets were busy last nigh and before midnight police had re ports that six lifted wallets had bcci Jake Karchmcr of Springfield an unsuccessful Republican candid ate or Congress last fall appeared larly today to be a strong contender or the offlce of grand chef lc Rare of he 40 and 8 Joseph F llcalcy of SI Joseph now holds Ilia I place Piloted by cheminot national committemun Arthur A Jordan and Colorful Spectacle As Sol diers of World War March Into Bedecked City Their campaign caps tilted back at that jaunty angle America saw on the doughboys swinging by In 1917 and displaying the same spirit of comradeship thai won a war now fifteen years back in history thous ands of members of the Missouri Department of the American Legion ine in Ihe Capitol City attending their annual convention They began arriving Saturday morning in scattered groups Lae yesterday afternoon they became sufficiently nimunnis to detract at tention from pieces of special decorations put up in llic Lee Price of the St Louis voiture I business district Last night as they No at St Louis the offlcml 40 slrenmcd into the city via traiiv and 8 conveyance rolled into Jcffcr son City under police escort Satur day night It is a replica of French dinkey engine built on a motor ear chasis and pulls a regulation box car to hold 40 men or eight horses Chief of Police John H Brunei issued a warning to convention visitors and delegates to be wary of buying souvenirs which their hawk ers claimed would provide charity benefits Canes are the only arti cle that will be sold on the streets that will benefit the American Legion Any other article sold with the plea that the funds benefit the Legion or its Auxiliary or hospitals are pure rackets and should passed up by the public be The police cleared High Street in 45 minutes All the traffic had re paired to side streets and for the first time in years Jefferson City saw the main drag devoid of al obstruction The police handled the traffic very efficiently Roscoe Eveler Post Had Big Task Past Month Weather outlook for the perioc Sept 4 to Sept 9 For the upper Mississippi and lower Mississippi or v shower periods nominal tempera ture followed by cooler middle and latter part of week Preparations for the convention have been in the hands of six com mittees headed by a general com mittee of which Thorpe J Gordon commander of the Roscoe Enloe Post is chairman The committees follow F Sappenfield chairman E J Adams Wade Son dit Ben Czarlinsky Roy Dagen Mosc Dribben Ben Duncan Rich ard Fowler Lewis Langerhans John M Lauf W A McDaniel S G Maglio Leonard Noonan Jess Ow ens Canse Pool Sylvester Lohman and Arnold Schneider Housing C H Englebrecht chairman Harry Blackwell Phil Dallmeyer T Donahue John M Eggcn Warrev Fish W B Hart Walter J Shaffer Adolph Strobal Edgar Tanner Russel Wren and W R Tweedie J R McDonald chairman Foster McHenry Guy H Craig Herb Thomasson Ross Laybourne Theodore Oberman Dorsey Musci Ellis Rucker David Enloe Ed Arnctt R R Nacy and Lou Losier Delehay chair man Frer Benke Richard P Dor ris John Grisham Ernest Kocher Charles M Lancaster Floyd C Lar sen S M Lohman Jacob M Raith el Ellis F Rucker Roger Smith and Frank Stonner Entertainment Gus Holstrom chairman Emmet O Asel Harry Blackwell Walter Boeger Earl A Bohner A C Durnham W D Coon T H Cutler E E Dittbren ner Antone Diemler B B Dunn W C Elliott John G Gibson Ira A Glenn R C Goshorn Oscar J Graessle Mitchell Hail Ralph Ham mond Ernest Hippe Arthur Ho henstreet R C Johnson W C Kennedy C M Lancaster H P Lauf Harold Linkenmeyer Floyd Ninth district Capitol Barnt house Joe Cooper Madison between Capitol High Wilson Ira Lohman High Trippen see Bruce Everist Alley between Jefferson Mad Lind Icy Robert Natsch High between Madison Jeffer Delehay C Amos H J Wallau O Petry O C Stegmaier Alley between Madison Jeffer Striegcl W Lucas High Jefferson Ross Mickey Bredeman High between Jefferson Wash ington Harold Volkmar Alden Stockard posts and units in the Seventh district Formation next to Division No 6 Division No 8 Ralph Hammond posts and units in the Eighth district Formation in front of the west Capitol flagpole Division No 9 W R Craig Mar nlld units Formation in thc at the northeast corner of Capitol drive Division No 10 Ross Laybourne Theodore Oberman as posts and units in the Tenth district Formationon the north side o f the Capitol Division No 11 Ross Laybourn Marshal Theodore Oberman as posts and units in the Eleventh district Formation on the north side of the Capitol Division No 12 Ross Laybourn Ed Hayes National Committee man from Illinois who is to be one of the principal speakers on thc convention program is being prom inently mentioned for the office of National Commander His home is in Chicago where the national con vention will be held October 2 to 5 Jerry Duggan of Kansas City de partment adjutant was among the first arrivals in the Capital City for Virtually all of tnc Jefferson City business houses have signified their intention of complying with thc Chamber of Commerces request to remain open until at least 2 oclock Monday afternoon Labor Day in order to accomodatc the thousands here for the convention The pres ent plan is that thc stores will close at 2 oclock in time for the parade and will remain closed for thc re mainder of the day Foster McHcnry chairman of oneman special committee to pro vide transportation who is round ing up motor cars for use Monday today said he needed help We will need a number of cars at i oclock Monday to take the juvenile drum and bugle corps to White Way park and at we will nccci at least 50 cars at the state peniten tiary to take adult drum and bugle corps to the park for their contests Those who can furnish cars for cither one or both trips should let its know at the Chamber of Com soon ns possible Cafcs lunch rooms and beer par Conttniicd on Page 2 500 Auxiliary Members Here Memorial Services Mark Start of the Program city load and motor car flooded high ways the horde of visitors decora lions and aclivilics blended into a colorful spectacle Jefferson Citys jiggcst ccnvntion in its long his tory as a stalewide meeting place was on Thorpe J Gordon commander of the Roscoe Enloe post No 5 which is host lo thc legion estim ated that before the parade started Monday afternoon more than 20000 visitors would be in Jefferson City More than half that number are expected here today Hotels Crowded Hotels are crowded to overflowing rooms for individuals in private liomcs were being filled aivl scores of members of drum and bufjlci corps were being billeted in and ings Tourist camps at the fringes of Jefferson City and camps along Highways No SO and 63 rang with Lhc voices of legionnaires as they chose lo stay at these places and make quick excursions into midst of the convention activities Concerts Slart Starting with a concert Saturday night by the Unknown Soldier Post band from St Louis there has been no dearth of music on the streets Milling about thc business district from which all motor cars had been cleared nearly 8000 Jefferson City including not only those hrrr for the convention but the us ual Saturday night shopping crowds ns well listened to the concerns Some even attempted to take part in an impromptu street dance at the corner of High and Madison streets Few were unable to dance however although an orchestra had been furnished and thc street cov jcrcd with corn meal id bugle corps here number almost thirty They include six bands from various parts of thc state and 27 drum and bugle corps Although the entertainment start ed last night the actual convention will not begin until today with th2 meeting of the Grand Voiture of Forty and Eight This organization By BROOKS ANN COLE From nearly every city town and village in Missouri mothers wives sisters and sweethearts of men who wore the nations uniform in the Marshal Theodore Oberman as gathering to th Sone Ray Stivers Harley Wilhite W Lyman Jessie McDaniel W E J Colyer chairman CM A Linxwiler Jake Allen Ern est Hippe Phil Dallmeyer A J Hirst Roy Cobble Bennie Dunn J R McDonald Ralph Hammond W McGee Harry B Mackey John Murtos S W OBrien J L Paslsy Walter H Pohl Ben C Porter H F Ramsey J C Schmidt Julius continued on ge 2 FIND MOTORISTS CAR IN YARD IS JAILED William Zehendner drove his automobile into a yard on School Street and the police said the bad driving was superinduced by inebri ation Judge Leslie fined Zehendner and sentenced him to thirty days in jail If your friends think enough of you to pay that fine or you dig up the money yourself you will be re leased from jail If that does not happen September wont mean much to you as a recreation month At a late hour last night he had not piMd All posts and units in thc district Formation near sistant Twelfth Division No 11 Division No 13 Dorsey Musick posts and units in the Formation west Thirteenth district of Division No 11 Division No 14 posts and units in the Fourteenth district Formation on the south side of the Capitol Drive north of thc Capitol Division No 15 David Enloe posts and units in the Capital Cily to attend the state convention of the American Legion Auxiliary held simultaneously with he convention uf thc state organi zation of the American Legion to day Monday and Tuesday Ella Rucker And to lllcsc Jefferson City extends its hospitality From the headquarters of the Auxiliary from every Jefferson City business house and from the front porches of many homes fly the Stars and Stripes for which those mothers Fifteenth district Formation near i wives sisters and sweethearts gavr Division No 14 Division No 16 Ed Arnelt Mar posts and units in the Sixteenth district Formation on the south side of the Capitol Drive west of the north entrance to Capitol i The only motor cars permitted in the parade will be those occupied by the state commander and distingu of all posts will 2 their boys More than five hundred auxiliary members are expected to attend thc convention There will be 288 dele gates representing the 138 units of the state auxiliary Memorial Service Today A memorial service for all de parted members of the state auxili ary wilt be held this afternoon at three oclock in the House of Repre sentatives Mrs A Linxwiler of Jefferson City has arranged the program for this ceremony which will include an opening prayer by Mrs John H Challcden of Spring field Mo state chaplain a solo by Miss Irene Slate In My Father House Are Many Mansions and a poem In Memoriam by Mrs Ernest Proctor of California Mo Alden Stockard bugler for thc Ros coe Enloe Post of the American Legion will conclude thc services with Taps Immediately afier the Memorial services there will be a music club contest sponsored by members of the music committee and under the supervision of Mrs George M Kumbcra of St Louis Groups from St Louis and Kansas City will com pete as will oilier auxiliary mem bers The winning choral club will sing at thc opening of the conven tion proper tomorrow morning and will also be awarded a prize Tiis evening there will be a Past Presidents Parley dinner in the Rathskcllar of the Madison Hotel at oclock Mrs J F Duffen dack is chairman of this dinner which will include a number of composed largely of legion mem bership Betters will hold its en tire session today An election of officers will be held at the court house this afternoon The legion and its auxiliary will start their business sessions tomor morning in thc Junior College auditorium Thc convention will continue until Tuesday afternoon hole blind Ijogey golf tournament at Hough Park Municipal Golf Course and Jefferson City Country Club 10 of delegates and alternates at Chamber of Com merce Cheminot 40 8 meeting at court house 1 matches at range on highway No 50 Sightseeing trips to Lake of the Ozarks Promenade and 8 at court house Baseball at White Way park executive committee meeting at Chamber of Lommerce 8 Show at Jeffer son Theatre Baseball at White Way park Continued on Page Continued on Page 5   

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