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   Jefferson City Tribune-Post (Newspaper) - February 16, 1927, Jefferson City, Missouri                                2 JEFFERSON CITY TRIBUNEPOST Wednesday February 16 1927 greatest Tragedy In Mountain Camp In Southern California Edison Company 11 Died There In Double Avalanche jpreat Snow Slide Struck Bunkhouses and Men Pied In Their Beds SAN FRANCISCO Feb AP The tailend of the greatest stortm that ever swept the Pacific slope to as far west as midocean in ithe his tory of the United States Weather continued today to pound with dimin ishing violence in southern and cen tral California while the death toll stood at 16 dead 21 injured and much property damage The greatest tragedy was in the mountain camp of the Southern Cali fornia Edison company 75 miles east of eleven persons were killed in a double avalanche early yesterday The first snow slide crush edbunk houses and sent ten men to their death As rescuers dug snow for the bodies of their the second avalanche struck and took an other life Flood waters in Puente Creek near Whittier which have assailed the trestle across ithe stream for 3 days so weakened the structure that it collapsed as the fast Los Angdes Chicago flyer of the Union Pacific moved across it last night plunging engine tender and two coaches into the flood Two known dead 3 others believed trapped in one of the coaches and six persons were injured Two were killed in Los Angeles traffic accidents Alboy was drown ed when he fell from a San Diego railroad trestle into a raging torrent which two days before had been a dry creek bed One hundred suburb antes in the San Fernando Valley near Los Angeles marooned in their homes by the flood waters were rescued by police in row boats In the stricken mountain camp res cue crews worked late into the night in search of bodies in the snow Belief was expressed today thai come of the bodies were buried so deeply that they would not be recov ered until the spring thaws One hundred men of the camp were at work in a tunnel aibout a mile un der the surface when the first ava lanche struck They were brought out immediately The slides merci fully left the camp hospital building standing but demolished every struc ture near it The entire Pacific coastfelt some manifestation of the storm A slight earthquake was felt in San Francisco yesterday afternoon Hollywood fire men rescued a group of motorists who were left stranded when a bridge went out near Universal City Highway traffic throughout the southland Was demoralized by land slides and high water Rail com munication between Los Angeles and San Diego was cut La Veda Hot Springs a health resort was wash ed away but there were no casual ties A hurricane at Taft ripped the roofs off several buildings Train Crashes Through Trestle Only One Passenger Is Killed Remarkable photo of wreck of passenger train which broke through trestle at Hazelwood Creek near Demarest Ga Only one person was killed State officials are probing the accident as the bridge was a new structure Impressive Memorial For leader of Buford In Eulogy Impressive memorial services were arranged in the state senate today for the late Senator Frank PI Farris whose death last summer ended a ong career in Missouris legislatures and polities Senator Fanis was first elected to he state senate in 1808 and as president pro tern of the 41st gen eral assembly He was reelected senator in 1902 As his father lhad done Senator Green Forest Authorities Are Bobbers Responsible Springfield Feb Officers of Green Forest are without a clue in the death of Mrs Minnie Tanner 05yearold widow who was found withher skull crush ed and her home in flames early yes terday morning The officers are working on the theory that she was clubbed to death by a robber and her home then set afire Residents Green Forest were awakened at oclock yesterday morning by the fire alarm Rushing tothe Tanner where Mrs Farris first served in the senate and Tanner had lived alone for many then in the house of representatives years neighbors found her body ly He was elected for two house terms from Crawford county and three terms from Phelps Later he was elected1 again as senator from the twentyfourth district Senator Farris was taken to the hospital while servingin the 53rd general assembly He was majority floor leader Services today were arranged by a committee headed by Senator Car ing in one of the rooms The body was recovered but the house stroyed Iier skull had been crushed with a heavy club or blunt instru ment Mrs Tanner was known to have kept in cash in a small steel Bate in her home After the house had been destroyed the safe was found and the money recov ered Officers conducting the in vestigation believe that a robber ter M Buford democrat Senator baffled in his attempt to find the money tried to force Mrs Tanner to reveal its hiding place and clubbed her to death when she refused A coroners jury yesterday after noon returned a verdict that the woman was murdered during an at tempted robbery Buford succeeded Senator Farris from the twentyfourtlh district i Rev R Dodson of the Westminster Presbyterian church St Louis was on the program to open j the services Songs by the Jefferson Seismograph At Severe Earthquake Severe Earthquake CHICAGO Feb er severe earthquake shocks were registered on the United States weather bureau seismograph at the University of Chicago over a period xjf nearly five hours ending at a m today The quake started at p central standard time The disturbance was about miles from Chicago To end The 24hour Theres a way to end colds so effi cient so complete that we paid for it That way is HILLS It stops Colds in 24 checks fever opens the bowels tones the entire system The millions who Jcnow it always rely on it Gp start jit now HILLS CMearaGromideQuinine Be get HILLS in the rird bor Mth wrstnit At ftU City Rotary Club quartette were a special feature for the memorial eulogy by Senator Buford and found a wonderful den Every time he extracts a tooth short addresses by Senators Phil M he giveg hjs a aring tfl Donnelly James S Summers James H Whitecotton Richard Ralph and Representatives Oak Hunter and Charles L Wood of Phelps Senator Farris home also were ranged iate him Then what are you so goomy about did he lun out of Ihootch No I ran out of Hospitals are filled because people disregard commonest rules of j health and safety General Motors and Yellow Knight Tracks Sold By Heisinger Motor Co 1 j PHYSICAL CULTURE SWEAT BATHS MASSAGES Prevent Colds and Haye Good Health SEE Prof Peter James Ladies by Appointment by Mrs James CENTRAL TRUST BLDG Room 202 Telephone 1460 Warrensburg Hickory i Smoked Hams 33e Fresh Country Eggs Holdeh Creamery Wrights Special Coffee Wrights Clean Grocery Telephones 42 and 154 GOOD GOODS AT RIGHTPRICES WITH REAL DELIVERY SERVICE G Harold Gilpatrick Treasurer of Connecticut Dies From Old Self inflicted Wound ATLANTA Feb G HaroldGilpatrick former treasurer of Connecticut died at the Atlanta Federal Prison officials said that Gilpatrick a brain hemorrhage last night and died early this morning Sentenced at Hartford ear ly in 1924 to 15 yearsfor a violation of the nationaTbanking laws Gilpat rick attempted suicide The bullet blinded him also is held re sponsible for Ms death by prison physicians who think that the hem orrhage was due to complications re sulting from the old wound Husband and Stepson Arrested After Gruesome Find In Shallow Unmarked Grave Dogs Attracted Boy To Scene of Burial Two Men Under Arrest Deny All Said They Had Separated Concordia Banker Killed Wife Hurt In Crash On 40 Feb A H Deke president of the Farm ers Bank of was kill ed andhis wife injured when their motor ear crashed into the railing of a bridge S Highway No 40 nearhere The bridge is at the foot of a hill and it is believed Deke lost control of the ear on the hill Mrs Deke was brought here for treat ment More Industries Along Md7 Pacific Lines Last Year ST More new industries were located along Missouri Pacific Railroad lines last year than in any other year it was announced today by President L W A report of the industrial develop ment of tiheroad showed a total of 635 new industries on the lines in 1026 The capital invested aggre gates and the estimated annual outputis carloads of freight One and eighty seven new tracks were built to serve j the Funeral of John T Heard At Sedalia Tomorrow Afternoon MO Feb The funeral of John T Heard for mer whose death occur red January 21 at Los Angeles and whose body arrived hers Tuesday evening held at oclock Thursday afternoon at the Heard home The ev Raymond C Lippard pastoiof the BroaJway Presbyterian church will officiate Among tbs honorary pall bearers will be former Governor Frederick D Gardner and Morton Jordan of St Louis Colonel W T Kemper Kansas City and Sam B Cook of Jefferson City Other horiorary pall bearers also active ones are Se dalians POPLAR BLUFF Feb body of a young woman identified as Jackson 28 wife of a farmer near Fisk was found in a shallow grave a mile from her home late last night The body was uncovered toy a boy and two dogs Immediately after the ibody was found officers placed Marion Jack son 38 the womans husband and Earl Jiackson 15 his son by a former marriage under arrest He is held pending action of a coroners jury The inquest is feeingheld this ing Jackson denies any part in the murder insisting that he and his wife had agreed to but that they had ibeen corresponding with one another since her disap pearance A boy and his dogs were passing through the wooded section late last night when the dogs were attracted to the new grave They began dig ging and the iboy sltopped to watch Presently the dogs uncovered the womans face Theboy ran to the home of neighbors and told of his Officers were notified Mrs Jackson disappeared on Oc tober 7 last year A few weeks later residents in that neighborhood conducted an extensive search be lieving at the time she had met with foul play However when they jail j ed bodyi the search TWOS given up but the belief that she had been imurdered lingered in the minds of the neighbors Jackson recently moved from the sirnall farm and his former home was Iby Charles Minton His steipson Joe Sanderson aged 11T fount the body Jackson was married the second time four years ago He says his wife left on previous occasions and Was gone several days at a time Mrs Jackson is ateo said to have had trouble with Earl Jackson her step son IN Communication Still Difficult How Hundred Houses Have Collapsed 17 PER CENT DECREASE IN STATE CONSTRUCTION ST LOUIS Feb Jan uary contracts for new construction inMissouri totalled a de crease of 12 pei cent from December and of 17 percent month last year from the same the F W Dodge Corporation announced today Have You Got Foot Comfort Is What Were Talking About This Is the Day of Youth And feet must feel youthful the whole day they are to be useful Here is the Shoe that will do without sacrificing one bit of style The inbuilt arch gently but firmly supports tKe bone structure of the foot in any position long leather counter close edge welt sole rubber heels In patent blonde or black kidskin Sizes up to 9 widths from AA Never before have we been able to offer so much STYLE QUALITY AND COMFOET AT Come See Them On Youll Be Glad You Came MOK STORK BELGRADE Feb Reports today frota Herzegovina Bosina and Dalrnatia indicated that the death toll frcan Sundays earth quake would not exceed 100 The fact that he regions shaken in Jugo Slavia were sparsely settled prevented an extremely heavy death Kst Tlhe number of houses that col lapsed is estimated at200 Communion remained difficult to day Only a few doctors with emerg ency supplies could get to the scene by aiiplane A rupture in the bed Adri atic with ca consequent shifting un der the surf ace of Herzegovina is said by the Belgrade Seismological station to have caused the shocks fits Mrs Jeff Kine and Two Children Left Poplar Bluff and May Be With the Husband Cashier Sought For Looting Chaonia Bank Facts Made Public In Circuit Court At Greenville Where Dividend Was Ordered Findly Restored To Secretaryship Or St Louis C of C ST LOUIS Feb liam resumed off icetoday as general secretary of the Chamber of Commerce The directors reelect ed him late yesterday five days after xequesting him to resign because of ife remarks made in jest but deem ed indiscreet as to alleged liquor drinking1 by members of the state egislature Findly was reinstated after he had apologized for his remarks and after house and senate leaders had notified officials of the Chamber that Findlys reinstatement would not offeiid tihern Florida Bank f i With Capital of Closed DAYTONA BEACH Feb 16 East Coast Bank and Trust company capitalized at 000 and with a surplus of failed to open its doors here today The suspension was the second with in the past two days the American Bank and Trust company having closed yesterday POPLAR BLUFF Feb mysterious disappear ance of Mrs Jeff Kime and her two children following a report that Kime was seen in the vicinity of Ohaonia in Wayne county re cently has caused considerable com ment and will probably lead to anin I officers indicated today Kime is wanted in connection with the wrecking of the Chaohia State j Bank at Chaonia which was closed on 12 1926 Kime who had the reputation of being an honest hard working man was cashier of the bank for 12 years prior to the time it was closed Cit izens Of Chaonia had faitihi iii him ahd believed tie would return and straighten matters up He has not been seen since he left Chaonia and cameto Poplar Bluff Mrs Kime sold her personal belong ings several weeks and Campbell presumably to make her home She was there only a few weeks until she disappeared The facts revealed today when Judge Bearing incircuit court at Greenvillei authorized payment on Maieh 1 1927 of posits to creditors of the bank C W Milster special deputy finance commissioner in dbarge of the bank believes that 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