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News and Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1933, Jefferson City, Missouri WE oo OUK run NEWS AND TRIBUNE A SUNDAY COMBINATION OF THE MORNING CAPITAL NEWS AND EVENING POSTTRIBUNE SECTION ONE 16 PAGES VOLUME 3 NO 37 JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI SUNDAY OCTOBER 8 1933 PRICE 02c PNG TERMS FORURSCHEL KIDNAP GANG Bailey Bates and Mr and Mrs Shannon Go Up for Life KELLY SNEERS A THREAT Bond Issue Will Aid State Get Share of Federal Funds Solons Then Voters Must Act Before Appropriation for Rebuilding State Institutions Can Be Advanced McCAWLEY OPPOSES NEW ORGANIZATION Tells Oil Man Hell Get It Comely Kathryn Is in Tears OKLAHOMA CITY Oct Sentences of life imprisonment maximum penalty under the federal kidnaping law were dealt out today to Harvey Bailey prison breaking desperado Albert Bates Denver gangster and Mr and Mrs R G Shannon Texas farm folk for the Charles P Ur schel kidnaping Federal Judge Edgar S Vauglit lixed the sentences in closing the first phase of the governments roundup and prosecution of the gang that abducted the millionaire oil man last July 22 and collected ransom for his release Armon Shannon 22yearold son of R G Shannon on whose farm near Paradise Tex Urschel was held in irons and blindfolded for nine days was given a 10year sus pended sentence conditioned upon his future good conduct Two Minneapolis men Edward Berman and Clifford Skelly con victed as money changers in the rajisom deal received 5year sen tejhces Their attorney J B Dud Ifiy gave notice of appeal immedi ately ST LOUIS Oct Representative A L McCawley of Jasper county indicated here tonight he would oppose any at tempt at reorganization of the legislature when the special ses sion convenes at Jefferson City Oct 17 McCawleys stand was in di rect opposition to a ruling by Attorney General McKittrick that both the house and senate must reorganize for the special session McCawley said there never has been a special session of the leg islature without the old officers holding over and believes any departure from this precedent would be unconstitutional MILLER THANKS GOVERNOR FOR PUBLIC WORKS AID Grateful for the Cooperation Shown by Park Appre ciates Attitude Crowded Courtroom The sentences were pronounced a courtroom Thou streets uiilsiue the federal building to get z glim pse of the that was round ed up convicted and sentenced ST LOUIS Oct Hugh Miller state engineer feder al Public Works Administration to day made public a letter to Gov 3uy B Park in which he expressed sincere appreciation of your atti tude towards the public workspro 75 daysafter Urschel was abducted fromi his home by two men named by tho government as Bates and George Machine Gun Kelly Kelly and his wife Kathryn Kelly daughter of Mrs Shannon entered pleas of not guilty for the second time just before the seven were sen tenced United States District At torney Herbert K Hyde had an nounced last night that the two would plead guilty Their pleas to day came as a surprise Mrs Kelly stared at the judge Icily as she heard her mother sen tenced but she appeared on the vergie of tears Mrs Shannon anc herhusband whose conviction wil be appealed appeared dumbfound when Judge Vaught told the fiddleaged farmers they must ipend the rest of their natural life lh a federal prison ji Threatens Urschel Despite the fact he must go on ial Monday with his comely wife although he entered the gram is believed that under the1 terras of your call for a special session of the legislature the legis lation necessary to enable munici palities to take full advantage of the public works section of the Na tional Recovery Act will be inacted Col Miller wrote the governor It is hoped that the legislature will attack the problem involved with the same broad vision and courage that you have shown to the end that the State of Missouri will be able to obtain its fair share of public works and at the same time contribute to the relief of unem ployment which is so vital at this time Col Miller announced that the state advisory board this week has risssed on eleven applications lor loans or grants or both under the Public Works Act No statement was given regarding the action tak en by the board Six additional applications were received by the board this week Missouris opportunity of sharing in the federal public works funds perhaps to the extent of to would be made possible by the approval of a xnd issue suggested by Governor Park in his formal proclamation convening a special session of the legislature here Oct 17 Such a bond issue would have to meet the favor of the lawmakers i and then be voted upon at a spe cial election In his proclamation the chief ex ecutive suggested the issuance and sale of bonds or evidence of indebt edness in an amount not to exceed for the purpose of re pairing remodeling and rebuilding the eleemosynary and penal insti tutions of the state Although no official estimaees have been made it is generally un derstood that such a program would give employment to hundreds of persons over a long period Under the gigantic public works program a state or any political subdivision may receive a federal grant to the extent of 30 per cent of the cost of labor and materials in its building program Caulfield Idea A bond issue as a means to ob tain this federal aid was first ad vanced by former Governor Henry S Caulfield when he conferred as a member of the state advisory board of the Public Works Admin istration with his successor here Sept 9 The state penal eleemosynary and educational institutions of Missouri are continually running down Caulfield said at the time and added If the state would raise about it can take advantage of getting a federal grant of approximately i necvsary 20 ARE HELD IN SIX CITIES IN MAIL ROBBERY Government Operatives Against Score Against Crooks of Chicago 10 MOS INVESTIGATION LARK SPEAKER AT PARTY RALLY HERE SATURDAY Governor Park and Others Will Also Address Womens Democratic Clubs courtroom smiling threw another defiance at Urschel as he passed near the oil man after sentence was pronounced Youll get yours yet you the yellowhaired outlaw sneered Kelly drew his index finger across his own neck in a throatcutting gesture Urschel ignored the inci dent as an officer quickly hustled the outlaw outside He again was enmeshed in shackles and hand cuffs along with Bailey and Bates and the return trip to the county jail was made through sidewalks lined with curious throngs A few minutes after Judge Vaught had sentenced the seven two Dal las men were sentencd in the Texas city by Federal Judge William K Atwell for assisting Bailey in his Labor Day escape from the county jail there Thomas L Manion former night jailer was given two years and a S10000 fine while Grover C Bevill butcher received a 14 months sen tence The court then was asked to turn the two men over to the state for trial on an indictment similar to the federal court count Bailey was jailed at Dallas after his cap ture on the Shannon farm Another legal angle of the gov ernments case was the scheduled arraignment at Memphis of Lang ford Ramsey on four indictments growing out of the capture of the Kcllys at his home last week Thr arraignment was delayed today un ti next Thursday at the request o defense counsel Ramsey is brotherinlaw of Kelly by a for mer marriage Judge Vaught announced tha Cont 1 on Page 2 Mayors city engineers and attor neys and heads of civic organiza tions throughout the state ware in vited by Governor Park yesterday to confer here Oct 16 with Col Hugh Miller Missouri engineer the Federal Public Works Adminis tration on a statewide program The invitation was extended bj he chief executive at the request o Col Miller Applications of citie or federal loans and grants will br discussed and explained at thi meeting The conference originally wa scheduled for yesterday WEATHER ANOTHER DISCHARGED EMPLOYE KILLS SELF ST LOUIS Oct gust Rose 58 a street departmen employe for six years until he wa discharged last June as a result o the change in the city administra tion killed himself today He wa the seventh city employe let out i the job turnover to end his lif Roses body a bullet wound in th temple was found hanging from tree near Fenton in Jefferso county FATALLY INJURED IN FALL IN BATH TU Col Hugh Miller government en meer in charge of the public orks projects in Missouri has also een advocating that the state take dvantage of sharing in the public orks funds In the state survey commission eport made four years ago to jovernor Caulfield then in office was estimated that 514625000 be needed for repairs and dditions to the eleemosynary in titutions and would be ecessary for the penal institutions W Ed Jameson chairman of the tate eleemosynary board yesterday ointed out that the eleemosyiiarj nstitutions not only needed addi ional buildings but also that their jresent quarters are in great need f repairs We have three patients where me ought to be he said and it las been necessary to put beds in very corridor Jameson said there was a great need for a building to house the criminally insane of whom there are about 400 in the state Pen Is Crowded The crowded condition at the state penitentiary here as well as he other penal institutions have also been pointed out from time to ime Governor Park aso suggested in he proclamation that the revenue for the purpose of repairing and rebuilding the institutions might be provided by taxation He made no mention of the educational institu tions On the bond issue the governor said The issuance and sale of bonds or evidences of indebtedness in an amount not to exceed fifteen mil Lebensberger Suicide Tears Cloak of Secrecy From the Probe CHICAGO Oct ty persons were in custody in six widely separated cities tonight and in bonds had been recov ered by federal operatives who have tracked down for ten months the perpetrators of a daring Chicago mail robbery Postal inspectors asserted that the actual bandits who tore sacks of registered mail from two Chicago postmen last December 8 were They expect to recover an ither worth of the stolen se urities The rest of the loot non icgotiable bonds were destroyed hey believe The suicide according to a cor oners jury of Edgar Lebensberger night club owner tore the cloak of secrecy from the governments gi antic roundup of the bandit quin tet and the syndicate which attem pted to dispose of the loot Lebensberger Toiew that he was to be indicted that day along with John J Boss MeLaughlin a for mer state legislator and Joe Sans credit manager at Lebensbergers cabaret as the brains of the raic on the mails Afew hours after his body clai in pajamas was found in his lux urious Lake Shore home the indict ment became public TJien the Underworld Chain Then the chain of underwork connections radiating through the states was uncovered Walter John son postal inspector disclosed thai MeLaughlin and Sans were in jai for want of bond that three men and a woman were held at Denver for investigation five more at Kan sas City two in New York two in Minneapolis and one or more ii Boston The stolen bonds turned ir here and there for what cash the would bring led to the arrests Besides MeLaughlin and San seven others have been arrested ii A meeting of members of the Missouri Federation of Democratic Womens Clubs will be held here Saturday Speakers on the program will be Governor Park U S Senator Ben nett Champ Clark LieutGov Frank G Harris and Col Ruby M Hulen the latter of whom is chair man of the Democratic State Com mittee An outstanding feature of the meeting will be a luncheon at the Missouri hotel starting at oclock Saturday afternoon Officers of the Democratic or ganization include Mrs Robert Curdy of Kansas City president Mrs J Guy Bates ROOSEVELT IS CRITICAL OF NR A OBJECT OR Assails Those Who Seek Special Privilege Also LaborsHot Heads NATION FACES A CRISIS Must War Wholeheartedly Against Depression President Warns IT COST HIM TO KILL HIS NEIGHBOR of St Louis first Mrs Louis Stigall vicepresident of St Joseph second vicepresident Mrs Law rence McDaniel of University City ecording secretary Mrs Ruby Lik ns of Kansas City corresponding ecretary Mrs Henry Ells of Jef erson City treasurer Mrs Blanche Lewis of Mountain Grove auditor he advisory board consists of Mrs Ralph P Swofford executive secre ary Mrs C B Fnrris chairman Mrs Mary Cruzen vicechairman LAST OF PIONEER COLE CO FAMILY DIED SATURDAY Chicago They are Ralph Bergen saloon keeper Jams Weinber hi partner Sam Levick and Sol Stern bond salesman Joseph L Vodak Gus Anders and Clark Richie ai attorney Their bonds ranged iron to Those arrested in Denver wer Raymond Holwell Denver stoc GALENA Mo Oct Charles Bailey Ozarks farmer has been fined by a Stone county circuit court jury for slaying Bilyeau a neighbor in a quarrel over a tract of land Bailey who lives just over the Missouri state line in Arkansas wns charged with manslaughter No one witnessed a shooting in which Bilyeau was killed The defendant testified the victim made threats against his life Officials made no suggestion that a prison sentence be pre scribed GIANTS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE WASHINGTON Oct President Roosevelt today publicly assailed the NRA who are handicapping his recovery pro gram and asserted this wns no time i Mis Helen Grena in UlUlsua MARRIED UNDER ASSUMED NAME GIVEN DIVORCE Miss Mary Dioste Succumbs to Heart Attack in St James Hospital Miss Mary Droste the last of one of Jefferson Citys pioneer families died in a hospital at St James Mo yesterday of hcnrt trouble Miss Droste left here about a year ago to make her home with her niece Mrs Elizabeth Schaefer at St James She had been in ill health for several months Miss Droste was born and reared in Jefferson City Her parents Mr and Mrs J G Droste were in bus iness here for many years follow ing the civil war became prominent to seek special privilege undue advantage or personal gain because we face today a crisis Before entering a conference at the White House to urge steel man ufacturers to see if they could not settle the soft coal strike in their mines in Western Pennsylvania Mr Roosevelt told the American Federation of Labor that unselfish patriotism must come first In the economic rehabilitation effort His address was delivered In dedi cating a huge bronze memorial to Samuel Gompcrs who served 38 years as president of the federation before he died in Mexico in 1924 The President said there were hotheads in workers ranks who think that results can be obtained by a privileged class instead of by majority rule But It is clear he asserted that the sum of the objectors on both sides cuts a very small figure in the total of employers and em ployes alike men and women who are going along wholeheartedly in the war against depression Pie said the federation vhich had halted its annual conveulion here for the dedication must ieUle its jurisdictional and other disputes if the recovery program was to go ahead full speed Kicking Horses Mr Roosevelt added the over whelming majority of workery aria employers were cooperating in the Their children snarc woik drive But he likened in city and Plea Two Others Are Separated Terry and His Men Outhit and Outgarae Sena tors in Final VICTORY iTOTTS BAT Three divorce cases were disposed of yesterday before Judge Scvicr adjourned court until 9 oclock to norrow morning Ready to hear contested as well as uncontcsled cases Judge Scvler in his office adjacent to the courtroom throughout the morn ing ready to accommodate lawyers and their clients Only three ap peared Nina Smith was trend from Rob ert A Smith She wns givnn the care and custody of the minor child nnd alimony in the sum ot a month Nellie Lcc Snodgrass Wnddill was divorced from John Glenn Wad dill and her maiden name restored According to the testimony they were married in 1927 and separated three years Inter Sho alleged cru elty Schultes Homer With Two on Forced New York Into Extra Innings CLARK GRIFFITH STADIUM WASHINGTON OxL Tho New York Giants miracle men of the 1933 baseball season raced off the enemys battleground today with the championship of the world as they outfought and out hit the Washington Senators in the second successive extra inning thriller of the scries The mighty but of Little Mel Ott the Louisiana larrupcr who struck the first big blow for the Giants just four days io produced the decisive punch a home run into the bleacher pavillion in left center in a rousing tenth inning finish Helen A Tuesday Grena had an unusual This big blow broke up a relief pitchers duel between Actolfo Luque and Jack Ruscll gave the Giants their fourth triumph by the score of 4 to 3 and the series by ii four to one margin but it was not posted on the scoreboard until an umpires decision was reversed and another outraged protest register ed first by the Giants and then by the crestfallen Washington play era Umpire Charles Pfirman a Na tionnl Lenguer at first ruled Otts for the repairing remodeling lion dollars purpose of and or rebuilding all of any of the eleemosynary and penal insti tutions of this state and or build ing additions thereto and authoriz ing the state to borrow monies from and receive donations from the Government of the United States for such purposes and providing for an election on the question wheth er such bonds should be issued broker Theodore Novell also o Denver and Francis Sullivan an his wife Mrs Bernice Sullivan o Chicago The Sullivans later wcr released A fifth suspect Robert E Bartiett former private detective j was being sought there Thomas J Morrissey federal dis trict attorney in Denver said thati J I Hollingsworth formerly a dcpi uty in the prosecutors office there also was wanted for questioning Morrissey said Hollingsworth Noi roll Bartletfc and Hoi well a former Denver preacher would be charged i with a conspiracy to sell stolen gov ernment property Morrissey said his office has learned that Hollingsworth ap proached three Denver men and al legedly sought their assistance in disposing of in bonds and certificates which was part of the Chicago loot Believes Sullivan Morrissey said he was inclined to believe the story told by the SuHi county affairs Miss Mary was the last of the family and is survived only by nephews and nieces She was a charter member of St Peters Young Ladies Sodality and served as president for many years She was active in church vork and in the charities Following the death of the last of her sisters about a year ago she disposed of her property and went to St James to live with her niece The funeral will lake place from St Peters Church Tuesday morn ing TRAGEDY OCCURS AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE MISSOURI Generally fair and rcnlinvcrt cool Sunday Monday fair with rising temperature KANSAS CITY Oct Mr and Mrs W G Cooper on returning to their home tonight found the body of Fred Norwood 23 of Pairbury Neb submerged in water in the bath tub Norwood a brother of Mrs Cooper was bath ing when the Coopers left the house A mark on the head led physicians to believe that Norwood may have slipped and fallen face downward into the water LONDON Oct oast an unexpected shadow today over the colorful ceremony of the changing of the guard at Bucking ham by thou sands of American tourists annual an automobile out of control crashed into the throng of specta tors injuring three men fatally and four others seriously With a crash heard within the palace where King George was in residence the car driven by F H Hills 45 apparently sideswiped an other machine and careened full tilt into the crowd With Hills slumped over the wheel the auto mobile finally came to a stop aftei snapping off a lamppost the few recalcitrants to kicking horses that would have to be las soed and put In a corral Praising the trade union organ ization work of Gompers the presi dent emphasized the progress of the last 22 ycars by saying he and Gompers Senator Wagner of New York and Alfred E Smith were la belled dangerous radicals when they obtained passage of a bill in the New York legislature limiting the work of women in industry to 51 hours a week The great crowd applauded this statement us well as the assertion that these enrly struggles for so cial betterment largely initiated by Gompers have met with grow ing success with ever passing year I like to think the President continued that Samuel Gompers is today and at this moment aware of the fact that through the quick and practical action of the Nation complain against her husband Shi alleged among other things that he married her under an assumcr name In fact she testified he had three different names Recently he deserted her Her maiden name Helen Swearngin was restored along with the decree This case was disposed of short ly before 12 oclock and Judge Se vier announced recess for the day The jury will be back Tuesday at which time the case of Fred L Dun Inp against the Missouri Power nnd Light Company will be tried Court will continue in session throughout the week and a number of Impor tant civil cases are docketed for trinl Judge Scvier hoped to make hea vy inroads on one of the largest dockets in the history of the coun ty Cases not disposed of at this time will probably be tried during the adjourned term in December LIBEL SUIT AGAINST K CJTAR FLOPS SALT LAKE CITY Oct Tillman D Johnson of the United States District Court of Utah today dismissed a 550000001 al Recovery Act child labor in the suit of Dr John R Brinkley gland United States has at last come to specialist and twice a candidate for governor of Kansas against the Kansas City Star Company for al leged libel Judge Johnson sustained a de murrer to Dr Brinkleys petition nftcr it had been argued before him Attorneys for Dr Brinkley said they would appeal The case was transferred to the vans that they met Bartiett on a Utah court after Federal Judge train en route from Chicago to Deni Richard J Hopkins of Kansas City Continued on Page 2 I disqualified himself The executive said President Wil liam Green and his associates in the federation were working with my administration toward the at tainment of our national purposes In a speech after the President had finished Green pledged the co operation of the federation to the government and said it was no ex aggeration to say that many of Gompers ideas are embodied in principle in the National Recovery Act Centralia Is Not to Secede Prairie Queen Not to Divorce Boone County COLUMBIA Mo Oct Prairie Queen of the West has reconsidered her plan of suing Boone county for divorce on charges of neglect At the conclusion of a two hour mass meeting last night sparkling with verbal fireworks 75 citizens of Centralia his toric central Missouri town nicknamed The Prairie Queen by pioneer settlers voted not to take any action at present on a proposed attempt to transfer Centralia and Centralia town ship from Boone to Audrain county Speakers repeated charges made earlier in the week that Centralia had been repeatedly Ignored by Columbia county seat in the conduct of county business and that the Centralia neighborhood was not receiving fair consideration in the build ing of county roads but de clared that the plan to join Au drain county was not feasible under the present constitution al method of changing county boundaries Several speakers opposed ehe change on grounds of sentiment State statutes require that a majority of both counties con cerned must consent to any proposed change of boundary lines Final approval or rejec tion is then made by the Gen eral Assembly TWO SENTENCED FOR AIDING HARVEY BAILEY THREE GET LICENSES THREE OTHERS WED Marriage licenses issued yester day by County Recorder Henry Ln Page went to the following cou ples William Charles Schroth nnd Mabel Rcctl both of St Louis They were married by Justice W P Smith Paul C Thomas of Ettcrvillc Mo and Mildred Wekcnborg of Jef ferson City They will be married Wednesday at St Peters Church here Clyde W Vaughn of Jefferson City and Annabellc Spencer of New Bloom field Mo Late Friday the recorder grant ed a license to Lawrence Taggart and Minnie Lee Wade both ol the Marion community Justice Smith yesterday also married three other couples two from Pullon nnd one from Mex ico They were Raymond Salmons and Julia Morlis both of Fulton James Carson Salmons and Mil redd C Salmons also of Fulton and James J Mecks and Velma White both of Mexico DALLAS Tex Oct 7CAP Convicted of conspiracy to aid in the escape of Harvey Bailey sen tenced to life imprisonment for the Charles F Urschel kidnaping from the Dallas county jail on Labor Day Tom L Manion and Grover C Bcvill were sentenced to Leaveu worth Penitentiary in fecUTiU court today William H Atwell federal judge declared that Manion was guilty beyond a shadow of a doubt and ordered him sent to prison for two years and a fine of In the case of Bevill who plead ed guilty to the indictment the court said that his attitude was quite appealing bijj decreed a H month sentence REPORTS CAR STOLEN FROM PARKING PLACE Vincent Koester 523 R West High Street reported to the police last night his car was stolen while parked at 300 Madison Street be tween 7 and oclock The car was a 1926 model TRANSIENT SEDALIAN DIES PITTSBURG Kas Oct transient identified as F W Bast of Sedalia Mo died after heart attack in the city jail here tonight Rast appeared at the jai a few minutes before the attack and asked for a bed for the night Sedalia relatives were notified hit a twobagger rules as Fred Schulte Senator cen terfieldcr dove amongst spectators or the ball barely got his gloved land on It and then catapulted leadfirst over the low board fence nto the bleachers Then the Debute Ir the spectacular debate that mmedialcly broke out the Giants ed the first protest while Ott re nained unwillingly around second jase Pfirman then reversed his lecision ruling the hit a home run after consulting his two American League associates on the field Em mett Ormsby and George Moriar y as well as UmpircinChici Charles Moran All four finally agreed that it was legitimate homer on the basis of he standing rule that ft ball car oming off a players body or glove into the open stands is good for the circuit It would have been a dou jle under ground regulations only if it had gone into the bleachers on the bounce but the ball was sailing over Schultes head as the outfield er stabbed for it This provoked another outburst jy the Senators reminiscent of their row with Umpire Moran at hvst base yesterday when Hcinie Mnnush was ejected from the game nit they were once more on the osing end of an argument as they aw their last lingering hopes fly ng away It was a crushing finale for the American League champions frus rated at every critical turn of the wcgamc series by a fighting band of Giants who simply refused to be ickcd and outplayed their previous y favored opponcncs by a wide margin from start to finish The Senators had lost a bitterly ought game the day before to Carl Hubbell southpaw winner of two contests They were making a astditch fight today before the biggest crowd of the series in Washington numbering 28454 cash customers They had seen their veteran righthander Al Crowder knocked out of the box for the second itraight time as the rampant Giants piled up a 30 lead in less than six full innings They had then rallied in their own half tixth to pound young Hal Schu macher brilliant rigrithander out of the box and tie the score amid a tumult of shouting as big Fred Schulte walloped a home run into the left field pavillion crowd with Heinie Manush and Joe Cronin on the bases Back Into Series From there on into extra innings for the second straight day it was a pitching duel between the 42 yearold Cuban Luque making his first appearance in the world series since he was with the Reds in 1919 and the fast ballrelief star of the Senators Russell Russell choked off Giant tlvreats in the eighth and ninth and there were two out in the tenth when Ott came up for the fifth and last time of the day Little Mel had nob gotten the semblance of a safe blow up to that time He was fanned by Continued on 13
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