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   News and Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1933, Jefferson City, Missouri                             WfPOOWUMM NEWS ANDYttTTRIBUNE A SUNDAY COMBINATION OF THE MORNING CAPITAL NEWS AND EVENING POSTTRIBUNE SECTION ONE 16 PAGES m VOL 3 NO 42 JEFFERSON CITY MISSOURI SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12 1933 PRICE 02c WORLD FEELS APPREHENSION ON ARMISTICE Mingled Reverence Riots and Speech Making Mark 15 Anniversary of End of the War By The Associated Press Solemn ceremony riotous disord ers and fears of an impending con flict mingled Saturday as the world remembered those who died in the World War At Cambiidge University Eng land there were demonstrations by a student antiwar group in Paris warnings of war sounded amid a plea forpeace in a cold grey fog Londoners paid tribute to the em ores fallen Americans paid silent fibute at eleven oclock to heroes of itie conflict that ended 15 years ago WASHINGTON President Roo sevelt and a distinguished audience stood with bowed and bared heads at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Arlington to symbolize the re spect of the nation for the man who his life in France Chrysanthemums were placed on the tomb by the presidents naval aide and by Mrs Roosevelt taps were blown and the brief ceremony was over WELLESLEY group of Wellesley College girls carried antiwar placards at the annual Armistice Day services on Wellesley green American Legion officials ex pressed indignation NORTHAMPTON MASS Stu dents from Smith and Mount Hoi yoke girls colleges Amherst Col lege and Massachusetts State Col lege participated in a peace par ade Police seized and destroyed a placard which bore the inscription Allied Charities Drive For to Start Nov 20 John Guy Gibson Is Campaign Leader and Will Name His Assistants In the Next Few Tried Charities Are Listed Jefferson City will launch its in tensive fourday Allied Charities drive just one week from tomorrow The goal set for the campaign is which is less than the total of community chest campaigns in the past because the Boy and Girl Scouts are conducting a separate campaign for funds and the Red Cross will make a separate roll call for members all three of which or ganizations being previously in cluded in the annual chest cam paign The agencies for which next years fund will be raised in this Allied Charities campaign are the visiting nurse the St Marys Hos pital charity work the Salvation Army the Provident Association the milk in schools fund the color ed womens charity organization the Christmas baskets fund and the Blind Association All of these fortunate of Jefferson City effici ently and effectively for more than a decade In spite of the fact that the needs have increased greatly during the past the amount asked for next year is only slightly in ex cess of former years John Guy Gibson will be the campaign leader for the Allied Charities fund according to an an nouncement made last night by C C Carson chairman of the com munity chest committee of the Chamber of Commerce Mr Gibson will select assistants to take charge of the organization of the several divisions in the campaign organi zation These divisions are busi ness and professional industries utilities and railroads state offic ials and employees the womens di vision colored workers and the schools A special gifts committee has been named to solicit larger con CORN LOANS AREAS ARE DESIGNATED Callaway and Boone Coun ty Farmers Among Those Who May Participate At Once 4 INJURED IN COLLISION ON OS AGE BRIDGE Traffic Tied Up For Over An Hour and One of the Drivers Is Landed In Cole County Jail REPRESENTATIVES OF TEN MISSOURI CITIES MET HERE ON RELIEF agencies have been administering tributions during the coming week to the needs of the poor and un1 Continued on Page 2 NEW REQUESTS FOR US WORK PROJECTS ARE IN Eleven Cities and School Dis tricts File Applications With Miller means nationalism and Raises Voice of Peace Albert Sarraut raised the voice of peace amid the of bugles the tramp of sol diers the thunder of cannon and the echo of parliaments warnings of war The premier dedicating a statue of former Premier Briand sounded a call for peace through European understanding and for vigilance at the same time The nation discussed assertions in the chamber of deputies that Ger many is an infernal machine men acing Europe and that Germany allegedly is rearming an invisible army General John J Pershing made a pilgrimage to the graves of Amer icas war dead and then sailed quietly for Washington French troops marched to salute the grave of the unknown soldier under the Arc De Triomphe CAMBRIDGE drew their truncheons to deal with a demonstration by students no ST LOUIS Nov en applications for Federal Public Works Funds most of them from cities and school districts were re ceived this week by Col Hugh Mil ler state engineer The city of Potosi is seeking a loan and grant for a municipal light System estimated to employ 33 men jfpr four i months while of Parma is Basking a loan and grant for a waterworks system estimated to employ 60 men for four months Other applications this week fol low William Green Forged William Greens Name Government Charges One Worked For U S Other Didnt Wrong Man Got the Pay WASHINGTON Nov Farm administrators today designat ed areas in which loans on corn will be made at the rate of 45 cents per bushel and provided that the maturity date of loans will be Aug ust 1 1934 Farmers in all counties in Iowa Illinois Indiana and Kansas will be eligible to loans In addition loans will be made in 47 counties in Southern Minnesota 69 in northern and southeastern Missouri 68 in eastern Nebraska 50 in west ern Ohio 36 in southeastern South Dakota and seven in southern Wis consin The administration announced however that loans will be made available to such other counties as it may be deemed necessary to in clude The applications for loans will be received starting in the next ten days The last day for accept ing applications will be March 1 next Accepted as Collateral In states with farm warehouse laws including Iowa Nebraska Kansas South Dakota Minnesota and Illinois certificates carrying banners were pelt ed with eggs and tomatoes as they paraded A freeforall fight was quelled by police cold grey fog drap ed the Cenotaph as a mighty gath ering of Britons led by the Prince of Wales paid tribute to the em pires war dead King George Stays In King George whose grave illness in 1928 was traced to just such weather as that of today observed a period of silence in his private apartments at Buckingham Palace Queen Mary watched the ceremony from her window After the ceremony at the Ceno taph many Britons visited West minister Abbey where a memorial service was conducted LEIPZIG GERMANY German intellectual leaders appealed to the world for a better understanding of Germany and for world peace BERLIN exchange stu dents from the United States ob served Armistice Day by depositing a wreath at the memorial to Prus sias war dead f The act was probably the first observance of the anniversary in Germany since Germans regard the State Highway Department grant of for construction of bridges estimated to employ 550 men for ten months City of Higginsville grant of 12065 for water main extension es timated to employ 40 men for two weeks City of St Louis grant of 26143 pressure conduit Howard Bend Waterworks Plant estimated to employ 108 men for nine months City of Excelsior Springs 891 loan and grant mineral water development estimated to employ 160 men for 12 months Windsor School District No 1 loan and grant school building program estimated to employ 20 men for seven months Bevier Consolidated School Dis trict No 4 loan and 39 grant school building estimated to employ 10 men for three months Humansville School District 009 loan and grant school building program estimated to em ploy 25 men for four months South Jackson County Water Company private loan waterworks estimat ed to employ 150 men for five months Col Miller also announced that the state advisory board of the Public Advisory Board of the Pub lic Works Administration had acted on eight applications previously re William Green is in jail because he signed the name of William Green to a government check made out to William Green Here is how it happened William Green secured a posi tion on a government boat and after working for several months resigned and left Jefferson City In due time his check had cleared toe government red tape and ar rived in Jefferson City The post office sent the check to William Green on East 21m Street It reached William Green all right but not the William Green who had toiled for the government But the latter William saw no reason why he should not enjoy the fruits of his namesakes la bor Who would ever be the wiser The government has a habit of checking tip on everything The best minds of the underworld have little luck outguessing Uncle Sam and William Green couldnt do it either He was cogitating on that in the Cole County jail last and the prospect of working for the government but without pay that the corn has been warehoused under seal on the farm will be accepted as collateral for the loans In all cases only farmers who ceived and Washington forwarded The board them to did not Continued or Page 2 WEATHER Missouri Fair and continued mild Sunday Monday partly cloudy and somewhat colder for the period Weather outlook Nov 13 to 18 For the upper make public its recommendations The applications were the Webster Groves School District City of Qlarence Pleasant Grove School District state highway department City of Willow Springs Buchanan County planning and recreation commission Monroe City City of New London nd the PATTERSONS ATTACKS ARE TERMED FUTILE ST LOUIS Nov Mayor Bernard F Dickmann said in a speech today that the attacks of U S Senator Roscoe C Patter son of the NRA arc about as futile as to storm the Hindenburg line with a popgun Addressing the annual American Legion Armistice Day luncheon Mayor Dickmann lauded former Governor Henry S Caulfield and other Republicans who have put country above party and humanity above selfish interest and charged Patterson with secretly hoping for the failure of this NRA under taking From the day he took office un til this hour he has been the yes man of the most reactionary forces Dickmann said There never was a puppet more abject or servile than Roscoe Patterson has been in his parrotlike echoing of the voice of his plutocratic masters Senator Patterson has made numerous speeches in Missouri re cently assailing the politics of Pres ident Roosevelt and especially the NRA agree to take part in the adminis trations corn control program for next year calling for a reduction by 20 percent of plantings will be eliT gible to obtain the loans The loans will be made on corn which in the judgment of house sealer willstore properly laiiS will grade not lower thannumber four To allow for variations in mois ture content a standard measure of two and one half cubic feet in stead of the customary two and one quarter cubic feet will be regarded as the equivalent of one bushel Any corn eventually delivered to markets in settlement of loan notes however will be taken at the regu lar shelled market weight of 56 pounds per bushel Warehouse Grain Included In Indiana Ohio and Missouri where there arc no farm warehouse laws now the loans will be made only to farmers on com that they have grown and stored in a public bonded warehouse Loans on corn in public ware houses will be made on shelled corn grading Number two and at the rate of 45 cents per bushel of 56 pounds The loan regulations specify that the storage rate at public ware houses for this purpose shall no exceed one fourth cent per bushe per month of storage and not more than 2 cents per bushel handling charges The loan regulations will permil any bank cooperative marketing as sociation or other corporation part nership association or person ex cept lending agencies of the RFC to lend money to producers on ell gible farm warehouse certificates in states having farm warehouse law or on elevator receipts in states no having farm warehouse acts Thus an eligible borrower ma take his receipts to a local bank fill out a note and sign the loa agreement the bank notifying th A headon collision between two automobiles near the center of the Osage River bridge late yesterday brought injury to four persons blocked traffic on Highway 50 for more than an hour and landed one of the drivers in the Cole County jail Elmer Burris of St Louis was driving toward Jefferson City when he encountered the car driven by Walter Koseck of Linn who was returning home Mrs Louisa Floyd and Mrs Flora Branson who were riding in the rumble seat of Kosecks car were and bruised and were taken to Linn for medical treatment Their injur ies are not regarded as serious Burris and his companion Wil liam Idenwalder also of St Louis suffered cuts and bruises Both machines were badly dam aged and it required more than an hour for wreckers to clear the bridge so that traffic could pro ceed By that time a long string of cars had gathered on both sides of tha river Koseck was lodged in jail but no formal charges had been filed against him Captain Howard of the Highway patrol who Investigat ed the wreck said he was held for investigation Wallace Crossley Named Chairman of Newly Cre ated Civil Works Admin istration MUNICIPAL PARKS AND OTHER CITY PROJECTS May Receive Pay At Rate Paid Civilian Corps With Allowance For Those Who Stay At Home Wallace Crossley state relief di rector was notified Saturday by Harry L Hopkins federal relief ad ministrator that he had been ap pointed chairman of the newly cre ated civil works administration for Small Boy Sassed Cop Until He Learned He Lived Inside the City Hit Woman With Gum Sling Pellet and De fied the Law Five Hundred Legionnaires and Their Wives Assemble At California Mississippi and lower Missouri fair over WNrth with moderate tempera tore occasional rain or snow over north portion with frequent chang es in temperature SEDALIAN ONE OF 17 IN FAMILY IS SHOT SEDALIA Mo Nov Alfred Murray 27 one of 17 chil dren was shot to death at his home here tonight and police began an investigation to determine if the wound was selfinflicted Two bro thers Leo and James Murray were held for questioning Coroner E C Shavely held post mortem on the body Some members of the family said that Alfred Murray went to a room and shot himself after expressing regret that he was unemployed and unable fo assist his father James Murray who is in St Marys Hospi tal Kansas City under treatment for injuries suffered in a motor car accident Mrs Murray is in Kan sas City with her husband VOLSTEAD ASSAILS TACTICS OF WETS Continued on Page 2 LEGION POSTS AT DIST MEETING One of the largest Armistice Day elebrations conducted in the state held at California Mo yester ay approximately 500 membersof he American Legion and their wives eing present Congressman Ralph Lozier of Car ollton was the principal speaker in he morning Following the lunch on served at the high school build ng a meeting of the eighth dis rict posts was called to order by 3ommittceman G F Holmstrum of Jefferson City Missouri Members of the Missouri Relief and Reconstruction Commission who in addition to Crossley are Dean P B Mumford of Columbia DrE R Cockrcll of Fulton John T Harding of Kansas City and J H Relimc of SI Louis were named to assist Crossley Meanwhile representatives of ten Missouri cities met here yesterday with Everett A Pesoncn national park service inspector and made applications for projects under the civil word administration Under the C W A program an nounced last Wednesday by Presi dent Roosevelt 4000000 men throughout the country are expect ed to be given employment During the winter with half that number to startv next week The public works administration has alloted to carry the work Municipal park improvement projects not of sufficient magnitude to come under the present public works administration but of defin ite public benefit may come under the C W A Program Wilbur C Buford director of emergency con servation work in Missouri stated St Louis St Joseph Springfield Hannibal Moberly Marshall Mo nett Poplar Bluff Jefferson City and Ohillicothe were represented at the meeting Applications from other cities and towns of the state are expected to be made by next week Until all the applications are in and approv The police Itnd a call to Renn Addition yesterday to denl with a youngster who got careless with a gum sling A pellet propelled from the slingshot struck n wo man on the hand and inflicted a painful injury What about this young fel low asked the police officer Well sold the little chap dis dninfully What about It You ctint arrest me I live outside the city limits Is that right Going to have to get the sheriff of the National Guard or something to take you huh Subsequent investigation indi cated that the boy was as mixed on his geography as he was on his law He lived Just inside the city limits Now what do you think about It asked the officer The boy stood mute making figures in the dust with the toe of his shoe all the while swallow ing hard to keep back the tears The injured woman did not want to prosecute First of 16 Missouri River Improvement Projects Affording Work For Thousands To Be Laundi This Week BIG SUMS FOR CENTRAL COUNTIES ANNOUNCED Osage To Get Moniteau Call away Start Near Isabell Station MURRY METHODS CROPPING OUT A large parade was held in the afternoon preceding the district meeting Several prominent speak ers were on the afternoon program The Herbert Williams Post of the American Legion of Columbia re lorted an increase in membership of 125 per cent Seven out of ten posts in the dis trict were represented at the dis trict meeting and Armistice observ ance The ceremonies were con cluded with a dance at the Califor nia Country Club last night ed it will be impossible to estimate the number of persons who will be given employment in Missouri Bu ford said Salesmen Tell Relief Workers To Subscribe Or Else Lose Jobs OKLAHOMA CITY Nov S District Attorney Her bert K Hyde charged tonight sales men for Governor W H Murrays weekly newspaper the Blue Valley Farmer have threatened federal HORSE AND MULE CASE IS SETTLED KANSAS CITY Nov Payment of was made here today to the estate of Josiah C Wolcott ending nearly seven years of litigation over profits real ized by a firm selling horses and mules to the allied nations during the World War Persons given employment will receive wages approximately the same as those given members of the civilian conservation corps with an allowance added where it is possible to eat and sleep at home Among those who attended the meeting were Sam Priest and George D Reichert of St Louis Walter Skogland of St Joseph W R Spence of Hannibal A C White and Carl Haymes of Moberly and J W Sanders and A A Long of Springfield C O Hancs R C Barnett Mrs Ernst Simonsen W A Curtis and Mrs W C Irwin attended the meeting from Jeerson City Any Home May Win Prize Most Humble Divelling In City Has a Chance GRANITE FALLS MINN Nov J Volstead made a withering attack today on recent tactics of wets who have suc ceeded through the rankest kind of propaganda in getting the pro hibition amendment repealed The statement promised renewed efforts to complete nationwide pro hibition now that the wets can not lay to prohibition all the mis deeds and sufferingthey have been laying to prohibition in the You wets are now on trial Vol stead charged The useless annual waste of billions of dollars taken largely from those who can least afford the loss and the resulting That interest In the News Tribunes Christmas Home dec oration contest is mounting is in dicated by the many inquiries re ceived at this office regarding the rules Most of the Inquiries are on the size of the house necessary to en ter the contest with any hope of success The impression seems to prevail that only those with pretentious homes and spacious lawns will figure prominently That is most emphatically not the case Awards will be made on original ity The most humble home In the city has as good a chance to win as the mansion As a matter of fact the small home has great er possibilities than the big resi dence Think of what the artist can do with the modest but well kept little dwelling Location is a factor but not in the way a great many people believe There will be nothing unusual or start poverty and suffering will be laid ling in finding a handsome dccor at your doors atiou in a fine residential district but Imagine the effect a beauti fully appointed design will have in a neighborhood where people arc inclined to be careless about their yards Think of the contrast The we are trying to make is that no matter where the home is located no matter how small it may be no matter how dowdy the neighborhood if you have ori ginality an eye for beauty you have a good chance to win That same rule holds good in the dog and pet contest for the boys and the doll contest for the girls It is being conducted for all It is a test of your ingenuity The boys pet contest opens a wide field Many boys will have dogs to enter but there are oth ers wlio will have pet racoons possum cats The girls are going to have an opportunity with their dolls an opportunity that will tax their skill The newspapers will carry stor ies on the progress of the three contests from time to time ARMISTICE DAY IS OBSERVED QDIETLY Jefferson City paused for a min ute yesterday in observance of Ar mistice Day as traffic lights were dimmed and the drum and bugle corps sounded taps Whistles and bells signalled the relief workers in the state with loss of their jobs unless they subscribe to it Its nn outrage of which I have absolute evidence Hyde said as he left for Washington with a file of information on administration of the federal relief funds In Okla homa The file will be placed in hands of relief officials and the depart ment of justice Hyde said You know that Is a He Gover nor Murray declared when advised of Hydes statement He knows hat Is a lie and so docs everybody se Hyde declared that If the gover or of Oklahoma who poses as a lend of the poor and downtrodden concerned in a situation which ermlts agent1 of his newspaper to nrich themselves and the coffers f that newspaper at the expense f halfstarved and halfclothed liildren he will notify immediately very timekeeper on every federal ellf project in Oklahoma that all gents of the newspaper who at empt to secure subscriptions in his manner shall be prosecuted or fraud His silence condones the prac ice and is but one of the many buses which have crept into the dmlnistration of federal relief unds under his direction The first of sixteen Missouri River improvement projects which will cost and will give work to thousands of men will get under way noxt week Dave Witcher of the federalstale rccmploymcnt service announced here Saturday The projects which arc being fi nanced as a part of the National Industrial Recovery program will be along the river between Kansas City and its mouth near St Louis and include the building of dikes revetments The wnr department is supervising the work Witcher said the reemployment service will select the workers from the counties along which the work will be done Work on seven of the projects will begin early next week The con tracts for the other nine have not yet been let sevenpro jects and the amount to tie spent on cnch follow Near Randolph Sugar Creek South Liberty and 075 near 10 miles cast of near Rochcport Huntsdalc Lucas and Province 2 miles above Sandy near Portland Morrison and and three miles above Isa Work on the river project three miles above Isabel station will start Monday Witcher said and the labor will be composed of men from Cal laway and Osage counties only This project is to cost with approximately to be done on the Callaway side and 344 on the Osage side Twothirds of the labor will be from Callaway and 13 from Osagc he said The amounts to be expended in each county arc ns follow Boone Moniteau 059 Callaway Montgomery Osage Cooper 179 to a with hour and automobiles came stop while pedestrians stood bowed heads The War Mothers placed wreath at the memorial monument at the corps upon which the names of Cole Countys war dead arc em blazoned Roscoe Enloe post held a servic at the prison for the inmates who served in the war BOONE COUNTY WILL VOTE ONJA1L BONDS COLUMBIA MO Nov or not Boone county i to have a new jail long a heatec topic here will be decided at a special election called for Decem ber 5 The election was called a once in order that the county migh take advantage of federal aid i the project which is thought to ex pire soon A petition of 191 names present cd to the county court by Dr J B Cole sets the cost limit at tWOOC ARKMO POWER CO IN RECEIVERSHIP LITTLE ROCK ARK Nov ArkansasMissouri Pow er Company was placed In receiver ship today by Federal Judge John E Martineau The ordei will not become effective until Nov 24 al owing the defendants to perfect an 3 COUPLES LICENSED DESPITE ARMISTICE Despite the fact County Recorder Henry LePages offices were closed yesterday becauce of the Armistice Day holiday three couples desiring marriage licenses were accommodat ed Mr LePages deputy Mrs Rosalyn Engelbrecht was summoned from her home and issued certificates to wed to the following Martin G G Beck and Miss Es ther Krueger both of Jefferson City They will be married here today Ervin Hackman and Miss Irene Maple both of Gerald Mo Charles Schanuth of Jefferson City and Miss lone Stivers of Free burg Mo The licenses issued yesterday brings the recorders total for the year to 322 He was seven up on his icenscaday record for 1933 appeal Judge Martineau named Z M McCarroll of Walnut Ridge and John R Fordyce Sr of Hot Springs as receivers Stockholders of the company are seeking to obtain control Stock o the company is said to be owned b Insull utilities interests which are in the hands of receivers GHOWERS GET WASHINGTON NOV Agricultural Adjustment Ad ministration announced today checks totaling have been writ ten for twentyfive wheat growers in Webster county Missouri par ticipating in the acreage reduction plan AGED JUNK DEALER CONFESSES SLAYING BELLEVILLE II Nov Heinemnnn 78year old former junk dealer was quoted by Sheriff Jerome Munie tonight as admitting he shot and killed Frank Hammerlc East St Louis painter and decorator five years ago Heinemann sought since Ham merles body was found madehis quavering admissions in German 2nd broken English the sheriff said Heinemanns story the sheriff aid did not explain the fact Ham merles body was found in doned cistern in the yard of Heine rSs home inEast St bound hand and foot with rope He will bo questioned further tomor row Munie said Peinemann has given officials omy an incoherent account of his wanderings since be disappeared   

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