Jefferson City News And Tribune, September 10, 1933

Jefferson City News And Tribune

September 10, 1933

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News and Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1933, Jefferson City, Missouri DO QUR PART NEWS AND TRIBUNE SECTION ONE 16 PAGES A SUNDAY COMBINATION OF THE MORNING CAPITAL NEWS AND EVENING POSTTRIBUNE VOLUME 3 NUMBER 33 TW MISSING BALLOONISTS FOUND SAFE Polish Airmen Show Up in Quebec Landed in Unin habited Region Last Mon day Feared Lost DIVIERE A PIERRE Quebec Sept two missing Polish balloonists Captain Franci zek Hynek and Lieutenant Znigniew Burzynski who started from Chicago last Saturday in the James Gordon Bennett balloon race reached here They had landed in a for on Monday The two aeronauts were suffering from fatigue and hunger but be yond that did not appear to be much the worse for their long flight and march through untracked woods They had only a dozen oranges to eat on their trip The Polish officers balloon came down in a dense forest about 90 miles northeast of Lemieux Quebec a small station on the Canadian Na tional Railway between Quebec and Chicoutimi By the aid of a compass they were able to lay and follow a course which brought them to Lemieux Here they were picked up by rail road section hands who gave them a lift to this point 12 miles distant The aeronauts said they expected to remain here until they had made arrangements for the location and recovery of their balloon JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 10 1933 PRICE 02c Public Works Program For Missouri Urged by H S Cauifield With Federal Govt in Position to Supply 30 Per Cent of Funds Former Governor Urges State to Seize the Opportunity Solicits Parks Backing PROCESSING TAX ON MILK IS CONSIDERED WASHINGTON Sept Wallace said today a processing tax on milk was be ing considered as part of a na tional control plan for the indus try and its byproducts Chester C Davis farm admin istration director of production said a complete national plan for milk had been submitted and that apparentty a processing tax would be practicable The farm administration has worked for weeks on a national production control plan for milk in an effort to adjust supply to demand and raise prices for the product Missing since the start of the race a week ago Captain Francizek Hy nek and Lieutenant Zbigniew Bur zynwski Polish war heroes had been the object of a search extend ing from the north shores of the Great Lakes to theAtlantic Coast Nothing had been heard from since they took off from Chi in a gailypainted basket under a huge gasfilled 7bag Two other daring pilots iiv the Goodyear IX of Akron O Ward Van Orman and Frank A Trotteri are still missing It is believed their balloon descended somewhere in the same part of Canada At Sudbury Ont two fishermen announced positively they a balloon about 5000 feet in the air and the pilotsent it up above the clouds to avoid a threatening storm They said it was sighted late Monday afternoon The balloon was believed to be the Goodyear IX Rescuers expressed the belief that the balloon must have landed in the Canadian wilds as they said cculd hardly have remained aloft long enough to drift out over the Atlantic Preparations to send the huge dirigible Macon out on the search were made by naval authorities They said the Macon would set out tomorrow if weather conditions were such that observers could scan the ground closely enough from the air At Chicago the Polish entrants fe accorded an unofficial lead in distance event by race officials ed on estimates they had cov ered approximately 1000 miles Commander T G Settle pilot ing the U S Navy entry landed at Branford Conn a distance of ap proximately 750 miles from Chicago The balloon piloted by Ward T Van Orman American civilian entrant has not yet been reported and may have outdistanced both the Navy and Polish entrants CENTRAL MO TO BENEFIT IN NEW ROAD PROJECTS Bids Will Be Received Sept 22 for State Program Costing Bids on the second group of Mis souri road projects under the 000000 allotment from the federal public works act will be received September 22 T H Cutler chief engineer of the state highway de partment announced yesterday Former Governor Henry S Caul field was here Saturday as a mem ber of the state public works ad visory board to enlist the aid of his successor Guy B Park in stirring up interest so that Missouri can get its share of the public works fund appropriated by Con gress as soon as possible With Col Hugh Miller Missouri engineer for the public projects and his assistant S T Rathell the for mer chief executive was closeted with Governor Park more than an hour Caulfield pointed out that Mis souri now faces its best opportunity in getting both state and municipal projects under way but said that while the state relief and recon struction committee had outlined public works projects costing more than applications for only 14 projects had been made to Col Miller in St Louis In being able to get a federal grant of 30 per cent for the cost of the work and the material for the projects Caulfield saw the states opportunity of putting across its building program for the penal and eleemosynary institutions and the University of Missouri as outlined in the Gary report during his administration Suggests Bond Issue A state bond issue of was suggested by Caulfield as prob ably the best method of raising the states share of funds for public works projects The state penal and eleemos ynary and university plants are continually running down he pointed out and if the state would raise about 315000000 it can take advantage of getting a federal grant COLUMBIA MAN IS QUARREL COLUMBIA Mo Sept Shortly after the two had quarreled over some dogs Guy Long 30 was shot twice in the abdomen tonight and Ed Morriss 35 was arrested Police said Morriss insisted he acted in selfdefense after Long threatened him with a corn knife At a hospital here Longs condi tion was said to be critical The shooting occurred on Highway No ear here First word of it was by Ralph Lewis into whose ioarbacue stand Long staggered af ter being wounded Ed Morriss shot me Lewis later told police that Long informed him the department will re ceive bids at the same time on fifty seven sections to be built from state funds at an estimated cost of 000 The first bids on road projects un der the public works act will be re ceived September 15 on approxi mately of new road con struction The federal projects include con struction of 147 miles of 10 and 20 foot concrete pavement on Highway No 20 between Glasgow and Mar shal and 236 miles of 20foot pav ing on Route No 21 between Perry ville and Ste Genevieve The state projects include a total of 199 miles of road way of which 44 miles is 20foot concrete 98 miles rock asphalt 1139 miles of gravel and crushed stone and 71G miles of graded earth Projects in the September 22 let ting for Division No 5 which has headquarters in Jefferson City are as follow Cole miles gravel Route C between 54 and Russell ville Boone miles graded earth on Route H between Route 63 and Kaglewood 95 miles gravel on Route K between Columbia and McBaine and 25 miles gravel on Route KK north of Route SK Morgan miles gravel Route C between Barnett and High Point 28 miles graded earth Route H south of Stover suggestions in principle but did not say whether he thought the money could best be raised by a bond issue sales tax or other means I think the state should take ad vantage oi the federal governments offer to assist in the public works program Park commented but at this time I am not prepared to say what method would be best to raise the states share Caulfield said legislation should be enacted which would enable mu nicipalities to increase their bonded indebtedness in order to finance these projects and thus aid in the recovery program He also sug gested legislation giving cities be tween 30000 and 75000 population authority to buy or build public utilities Illinois Gets Busy Col Miller who came to this state several weeks ago from Washington recalled that while only 14 appli cations had made and approv ed at his office that 300 had been passed upon favorably in Illinois Many projects have been filed with the state committee he said but emphasized the necessity of sending applications to his office in order to share in the federal funds Other members of the advisory board William Hirth of Columbia president of the Missouri Farmers Association anu Harry Scullin St Louis manufacturer did not attend yesterdays conference JUDGE KENYON FORMER US SENATOR DIES Noted Federal Jurist of Fort Dodge la Once Turned Down Cabinet Post Was 111 in Maine SEBASCO ESTATES Me Sept William S Ken yon of Fort Dodge la who re signed from the U S Senate to ac cept appointment to the federal bench and later turned down a post in the cabinet and consideration as a presidential candidate in order to remain a jurist died today at his summer lodge here after a six weeks illness The 64yearold judge was appar ently recovering from a heart at tack suffered late in July and only two days ago had rallied from a re lapse so that attending physicians saw no cause for alarm His in valid wife was the only member of the family here with him Judge Kenyon first was elected to the Senate to fill an unexpired term in 1911 and was returned twice by the Iowa voters In 1922 he resign ed to accept appointment by Presi dent Harding to the circuit court of appeals of the eighth district The post of Secretary of lie Navy was proffered him by Presi dent Coolidgc but he declined When Coolidge issued his historic I do not choose to run announce ment liberal Republicans tried to get Kenyon to enter the Republican freeforall but he said his wifes health prevented his return to the political arena He was frank to admit in both in stances that he preferred to remain on the bench His lone digression from his ju dicial duties canie as a member of President Hoovers law enforcement commission Before his election to the Senate Judge Kenyon had served as a spe cial assistant attorney general of the United States as a state judge prosecuting attorney and attorney for a railroad In the Senate he was a champion of union labor and was chairman of the first forma farm bloc which forced enactment of a group of measures aimed to aid agriculture in 1921 BANKS TOLD TO GET READY FOR DEPOSITORY LAW Those Still Under Reside1 tious Have Until Oct 15 to Adjust Themselves FORMER RESIDENT IN TRAGICTRAIN WRECK A former native resident of this city was hurt in the recent wreck of the Golden State Limited train near Tucumcari N M which claimed the lives of six persons and injured 40 others it was learned yesterday Mrs Jennie Nernming was badly eut and bruised and her limb and back wrenched in the wreck accord ing to a letter received by her sis ter Mrs John Fisher of 317 Jack son Street She was taken to a hos pital in El Paso Texas Mrs Nernming who was en route to her home in Rock Island 111 from Los Angeles Calif was for merly Miss Jennie Bramlet o this citv O H Moberly Missouri finance i commissioner Saturday tentatively set October 15 as the final date i which the 156 state banks which nave boon restricted since the bank ing holiday last March may con tinue operating unless they have reorganized on a sound basis In letters mailed out yesterday morning Moberly advised the banks that the 6month period granted them will expire the middle of Sep tember and because of the many complications arising the matter will require some definite action on the part of this department and the time to so operate will probably be limited to October 15 The commissioner pointed out that a number of restricted banks have indicated they are making progress toward resuming operations on a normal basis The banks were requested to advise whether they would have assets of a character that will meet the requirements of the federal deposit insurance cor poration which will become effective January 1 1934 The two most important condi tions which the bankers must con sider in determining whether their banks would be reorganized soundly were listed by Moberly as follows First whether the bank has a sufficient volume of business to jus tify the capital investment required by the banking act oE 1933 and suf ficient earnings to cover expense of able management and reasonable dividends to stockholders after set ting up reserves for future losses Second whether the facilities of the bank are needed in the com munity or if another bank can sat isfactorily serve the people it may be that the bank Will be refused In surance of deposits by the federal deuosit insurance corporation and that event the bankers clforts should be directed toward a con solidation Moberly pointed out that the re construction finance corporation will aid banks in creating a new capital structure through the purchase of preferred stock and suggested that they take advantage of such assist ance for two reasons which lie sail were his own personal opinions These were first that the B F C is a partnership wTlh the bank ers arid such loans will lend con fidence to the banks and second that the R F C having this in vestment in the stock will have some bearing upon the bank being ap proved for insurance of deposits by the federal deposit insurance cor poration AN ATTEMPT TO ENDUFE FAILS Niece of Mrs J M Sanders of Jefferson City Swallows Poison Will Live WITHHOLDS APPOINTMENTS KANSAS CITY Sept Dan M Nee new collector of in ternal revenue for Western Mis souri said today he would make no announcement of appointments under him until he had conferred with U S Senator Bennett Champ Clark He said he expected to con fer with Clark next week WEATHER MISSOURI Generally fair Sun day and Monday nol much change in temperature KANSAS CITY Sept Despondent because of unemploy ment Mrs Virginia Gore who said she was a niece of Mrs J M San ders wife of the Missouri Peniten tiary warden made her third at tempt at suicide today Tonight hospital physicians said she would recover As in the other two cases she took poison In each instance phy sicians saved her life Mrs Gore who is 35 years of age was formerly Miss Virginia Fergu son of Neosho Mo She is a daugh ter of Frank Armstrong Oklahoma City Okla newspaperman and a granddaughter of Bailey Arm strong veteran banker of Neosho Her mother who was a sister of Mrs Sanders is dead Mrs Gore visited in Jefferson City and spent several months as a house guest of Warden and Mrs riders She had been living in Kansas City Her husband is re ported to be a musician IS JAILED ON CHARGE OF CARELESS DRIVING R W Selvidge of St Clair coun ty a statehouse employe was ar rested by police authorities last night after his automobile had struck and damaged two automo biles at and near the corner of Mul berry and McCarty streets According to a police report of the accidents Selvidge was driving his car east on McCarty in the middle of the street when it hit a machine operated by R L Sanderson who was turning onto McCarty street after observing a stop sign After this collision Selvidges machine continued moving hitting an auto mobile owned by W j Kemper and parked at 403 E McCarty Kemper lives at 615 W McCarty The driver of the car was booked at police headquarters for reckless driving and placed in jail He was released on bond shortly afterwards The three cars were considerably damaged in the wrecks CAKLOADINGS INCREASE WASHINGTON Sept The American Railway Associatio today reported for th week ending September 2 totaled car the highest for an week this year and an increase of 34654 over the preceding week LATE WRGRACE Heir of Shipping Millions Shot Dead in His Palatial Home at Santa Cruz Calif SANTA CRUZ Calif Sept AP Francis Joseph Morgan Grace son of the late R Grace steamship magnate was shot and killed here tonightby a woman identified by police as Miss E W Wells a former nurse in the Grace home The shooting occurred in the gar den of Graces palatial summer home on Beach Hill Police said Grace who was about 60 years of age was sitting on a bench in the garden with his pres ent nurse whose name was not im mediately learned Miss Wells who was discharged about a year ago the police report added catered the garden and without warning drew a pistol and shot Grace in the side He stag gered to the door of the home and Cell dead Miss Wells servants at the home told was disarmed by a cook after the shooting She was taken to jail for questioning Graces wife an invalid was in side the home at the time of the shooting Police said Miss Wells came Santa Cruz todav to AGEDMONITEAU RESIDENT DIES ROOSEVELT RECEIVES 8000 LETTERS DAILY NEW YORK Sept President Roosevelt receives an average of 8000 letters a record for a chief executive of ho United States This was disclosed today by Louis P Albcr chief of Ihc NRA speakers division He said that prior to the NHA the record lor presidential mail was BOO letters received by President Wilson during the World War President Hoovers average mail was COO letters daily Alber said NEW DISTANCE HOP PUNNED BY NAVY SEAPLANES A 3000Mile Formation Flight of From 6 to 12 Planes Contemplated WASHINGTON Sept The most ambitious nonstop mass fonnnlion flight ever attempted was under contemplation today at the Navy Department involving the snme seaplanes that only yesterday hung up the present record The projected sea hop which hns not yet been formally ordered would send six and possibly twelve giant flying boats over a 3000miln course from the Panama Canal Zone to ward San Dingo California Talking with evident pride ol the six big planes that made the non stop span in formation over the 2 000 miles from Norfolk Virginia lo Coco Solo Cnnal Zone a high naval officer said today these same planes might be chosen to return the air visit of General Italo Balbo Italys air Admiral William H Standley chief of operations said that should JANE TELLMAN 5 STRUCK BY TAXI Jane Tollman 5 youngest daugh ter of William Tollman of 1210 Morcland Avenue was slightly in jured yesterday afternoon when struck by a taxi driven by C A Schreiman on Mulberry Street The child suffered minor bruises about the knees and a cut over the lip in the accident which was de clared to have been unavoidable by eyewitnesses They said the child ran between two cars while playing in front of 413 Mulberry Street and darted directly into the pathway of the machine Schreiman who was traveling north on Mulberry at a slow rate of speed stopped his car immediately Mrs Burkhardt 97 Succumbs I ihc United Slates decide tr repay at Her Home in Cali ttibijaibo visit the the at Her Home in Cali iornia Mo Mrs Emma Burkhardt 97 one of the oldest and best known residents of Monitcau county died Jnst night at 10 oclock at her home in California after a brief illness Mrs Burkhardt who was the widow of the late G A Burkhardt who served in the Missouri General Assembly as a representative of Monitcau county became ill only a few days ago and gradually declin ed in health until the end last night Death was due lo complica tions incident lo old age Born in Philiuledlphia she came to Monileau county with her hus band and settled in California in 1857 Her husband for many years was one of the leading business men of Monitcau county He serv ed in the legislature when the first movement was made to transfer the state capitol to Sedalia from here and was a staunch supporter of Jefferson City in that fight Mrs Burkhardt despite her ad vanced age had been in fair health and was unusually active She at tended numerous social functions here and at California up until only recently Two sons T G Burkhardt of Jefferson City and Charles Burk hardt president of the Denver Clearing House at Denver Colo and four daughters Mrs Laura Srow Mrs R R Blumstcngel and Mrs Thomas Fulks all of Califor nia and Mrs C E Corn of Los Angeles Calif survive Praise From Legion Posts 77 ft DIPLOMATIC SHIFTS WASHINGTON D C Sept a series of changes in posts abroad the state department today announced that Dale W Ma her of Joplin Mo consul at Kong Kong China is assigned to Medan Sumatra and Julius C Holmes of Lawrence Kas third secretary of legation at Bucharest Rumania is designated third secretary at Sof ia Bulgaria Capital City Told It Handled Convention Well Missouris Legionnaires en joyed immensely their annual statewide convention held here last week Commander Thorpe J Gor don stated yesterday he was re ceiving scores or letters from commanders of different posts throughout the state containing praise for the manner in which the convention was conducted by members of Roscoe Enloe Post of this city host lo the gathering the police depart ment and other city officials That the convention was one of the most successful ever held in Missouri is the tenor of all the letters A message from Fred A BoU ger a delegate from the Walter J Hatzfeld Post of St Louis is an example of how the Legion naries feel about the treatment they received while here It is as follows Comrade Thorpe J Gcrdon Commander Roscoe Enloe Pw No 5 Jefferson City Mo It was ny grdit pleasure to attend the department conven tion at Jefferson City last week as a delegate from the Walter J Hatzfield Post 355 St Louis and cannot permit the time to pass without acknowledging the great debt I believe the depart ment owes to your post mem bers or comrades You are to be congratulated on the success of the conven tion which is entirely due to the efforts of your Post and it is very apparent the work you did was well planned and your entire city well schooled prior to Sept 3 I also take this opportunity to congratulate your cily of ficials your police department especially for the diplomatic sincere and honest American spirit manifest in the treatment of our Legionnaires My Post desires to convey to you their sincere thanks for the true com radeship shown I remain Respectfully Your Comrade Fred A Bottgcr MARRIAGE LICENSES Marriage licenses issued yester day by Recorder Henry LcPage went to the following couples Clay Attebcnv and Bernicn Duncan both of Jefferson City They were married by Rev Paul Weber Baptist minister Dennis Hoskins and Esther Wells both of Henley Mo They were wed by Probate Judge C L Dunn Norfolk lo Coco Solo hop would be logical choices for the honor Such a Uight over the ocean would undoubtedly be the navys job he said smiling And these planes are as good for a long dis tance dash as any we possess That may not be true tomorrow or ncxl week Aviation seems to be pro gressing about lhat fast Naval air officers were of the opinion that if a flight to Italy were attempted it would not be tried un til next summer ns Ihc present sea son is too far gone to make Hie ef fort by the northern route In plotting out possible courses sonic at the Navy Department es timated roughly that the shorter northern route would require less than 4000 miles of flying to reach Rome Over the southern track by way of the Bahamas and the Azores involving longer open water jumps it was calculated that at least 4400 miles of flight would be necessary There was jubilation at the Navy Department today over the feat of eleven officers and 25 enlisted men yesterday in eclipsing the longest nonslop formation flight by Gen eral Balbo by more liian 200 miles SEND MORE WARSHIPS TO CUBAN COAST Failure of Groups in Ha vana to Effect a Stable Govt Increases Anxiety in United States WASHINGTON Sept New units were added to the ring of American warships circling Cuba tonight as official concern increased at continued failure of contending forces in Havana to bury their dis agreements and establish a govern ment regarded by other nations as satisfactory The administration also followed with close interest the progress of a movement led by Mexico to have the foremost LatinAmerican na tions communicate to the Cuban people their fervent hope that a government able to rule would be created without delay While officials at the Slate De partment confined their comment In praise of the Mexican action ft appeared that Argentina had failed lo fall in line with the appeal having instead dispatched a note lo the United States expressing its hope that there would be no Amer ican intervention in Cuba The American attitude as often expressed and now reiterated is one of absolute opposition lo Interven tion if it can be avoided At the same lime a conviction has grown in Washington that the Cuban government in many impor tant respects Is not functioning as a result of the armed but bloodless revolt Tuesday which established a military junlu V IviPne with Its of vigilance nnd thegldininlstration today ordered eight additional de stroyers from Hampton Roads to Cuban waters making the number of vessels cnroute or already there thirty The ballleship Mississippi was ordered lo steam at once from Car denas approximately 75 miles east of Havana lo the Cuban capital to take the place of the heavy cruiser Indianapolis which left yesterday for the Pacific coast with Secretary Swanson aboard The destroyer Reuben James was ordered from Norfolk to Cuba Eleven ships composed the inner cordon around the island In addition eight coast guard destroyers a naval destroyer and a cutter are standing by at Key West a hundred miles from Havana AIDES NAMED FOR PURCHASING AGENT A committee of six members to act in an advisory capacity to George Johnson Slate Purchasing Agent was appointed yesterday by Governor Park The members of the committee arc T H Cutler chief engineer of the Slain Highway Department Steph en B Hunter director of the State Prison Board W Ed Jameson pres ident of the Board of Eleemosynary Managers Lee H Morris purchas ing aenl of Southwest Missouri Stale Teachers College at Spring field Roy Cherry State Oil in spector and Andy Wilcox chair man of the State Tax Commission TWO WASPS CREATE A MILD DISTURBANCE 65 PERSONS ARE ILL FROM HOSPITAL FOOD KANSAS CITY Sept Sixtyfive persons including in terns nurses and ten patients were ill at Bell Memorial hospital here i today apparently from tainted food police rado today sent two Univcrj oatcn at thc CVCJjin meaj tcr sity City policemen to an exclusive riav ST LOUIS Sept The residential section to investigate a disturbance The officers calmed a housewife who had fled from her home after discovery of two wasps and then killed the stingers DISCUSS NATIONAL FOREST HOUSTON Mo Sept Plans for the actual creation of a national forest in Missouri recently authorized will be discussed at a meeting of the Missouri National AUer an investigation Dr H R hospital superintendent said he believed the illness resulted from tainted fish or salad dressing It is not ptomaine poisoning he said but a minor ailment None of those stricken were in a serious condition he said SKEK ELECTRIC PLANT ST LOUIS Sept cation of the City of St Charles Mo for a government loan of Forest Association here Tuesday 000 to build a municipal electric The meeting will be addressed by i plant has been filed here with Col E W Tinker of Milwaukee Hugh Miller state engineer for al forester in the United States serj the federal public works adminis vice tration HAVANA Cuba Sept The four dny old radical junta rul ing this country today agreed to the formation of a new government with the office of president restored as the presidential palace bristled with machine guns put into position without official explanation The weapons were mounted a short lime after Dr Horacio Ferrer formally demanded on behalf of thc army officers ousted in last Mondays revolutionary coup thafc the junta step down to make way for the reinstatement of Carles Manuel De Cespeclcs as provisional president Ferrer later told a group of offi cers that he interpreted the juntas move as an indication it believed it had concluded its mission and would resign as soon as a president is installed Ferrer was Secretary of War and Navy in De Cespedes cabinet The officers demand was formu lated at a long sesseion of 300 of the men at the National Hotel whcro 100 soldiers bearing machine guns took up posts after the meet in g began The president it was announced by one of the five members of the junta will be chosen by that group Although no formal demand ap parently was made by his organiza tion Joaquin Martinez Saenz leader of the A B C Revolutionary Society said his group also was pressing for the return of the pro visional president Martinez Saenz was a member of the De Cespedes cabinet A report current at the palace said the commission would name Dr Ramon Grau San Martin an other of the junta members as president The report could not be confirmed The government apparently mads no attempt to enforce an ultimatum giving the army officers until 10 a m today to obey orders that they return to their posts While ten United States naval vessels either actually were anchor ed in Cuban waters or nearing the coastline reports reached the capital that tension remained high in the interior ;