Joplin Globe, November 26, 1922

Joplin Globe

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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - November 26, 1922, Joplin, Missouri , nay Average net vaid circulation for october Globe and News Herald Daily.........;. .31,700 Suhday Globe. ...... ^................. .25,710 twenty-four hour service ; THK ,IOP�lN OLOJJK W Every Slomihg Exceiit Monday nUi JOPLIX NEWS HERALD Every Evening Except Sunday 13 ISSUES PEK WEEK - TWBNTV CENTS Telephone 348 FUIili ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS Delivered by .carrier.'13o a. week, b/mail, In advanc?; Less than 6 months, BOc 4 month; 6 moritha, $2,50; year, $4.50r outside second zone, postage ."jLaO year; Sunday edition, ?3 year, 50c extra postage outside 2nd zohe. Entered .ind class matter at postoffice, Joplin, under ,ict March, 3, 1879. VOL. XXVII. NO. 96. PuMlcotlbn ofCico 117 EMt Vourth Ht. JOPLIN, MISSOURI, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 26, 1922.-TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES, rabllNlicd every rnorn-inir except Itlnnifny. PRICE FIVE CENTS 4TH PLAYGROUNDS BE HELD TUESDAY Large Attendance of Delegates And Visitpr$ Woni Thrpugh-V out 14-County Region Expected Here. ' All necessary arrangements have Vaen made by the Ozark Playgrounds division iat the Chamber of Commerce for the entertnlnment of several hundred visitors from over southwest Missouri and northwest Arlvansas here* Tuesday at the fourth annual convention of the Ozark Playgrounds Association.  Reports reaching itasoclation officials here in the last few days from all over the ' fourteen-connty playgrounds region indicate.a larg^ at-tendiilice of delegates and visltOVs. A total of 198 delegjites representing � nil towns and resorts'that are. units of the association are eligible to vote -In the convention. lijiTgc Attchchiiice Urged. ,OCCiolals hav4 urg�d a large attendance of Ozark boosters, aside from clelegfttes, in-the hope^of-mak-Ing the, meetingthe largest and most enthusiastic o� the four. The association executive committee, composed of officers- and ooe executive committeertjan from each county unit, will tncet at the Connor, hotel at noon Monday for lunch. and>, In an ,afterno9n session will conclude the bu.sinpss of-' the a.ssociation for the-ye.'ir and prepare its report to the convention. /' Jj ( Ross E. Burns, pre.sldent, � said yesterday that a full attendiLnce of c'onimitteemen and officers, except W. J.'^Doke of BentonylUe, treasurer, i.s oxpocted from reports coming in. HcBnid he has received encouraging reports from .many .towns and resorts over the .'region. \ , "iJelegates, .and- visitors -will -resistor and receive bridges at the Conr nor-hotel Tuesdsiy. mo;:nlhg. Thoy fehpuld reglstei'Vasi'-;e!\ply an pbasJWe as the convention ;will-o,onverie:;nI 3 0 o'cilock at tli,e Elk^ Clubi Mr Burns ^viirpreside. , ' i} . The - opening session \v)U be a "pep" meeting,! given over largely to./Caiks'hy yjsitoro; ahd. thc\f icchaiige of'idea.V iii cqn,wa.nti6n,-. Coiiyentlon cominltiees Syiil Pbe aJi|poln.tbd qt. the morriirig'.sfe.ssloti:.; At-.hoon.t.he .ine^el-: inj* AViil adjourn and fhero is some talk of, a prtfude preceding" the 1 unchebn atep the Connor hptel proihptly at'12:30 o'clock^" � ' � G|ieste'of. G. o't.C- � All, delegata'jr aniif yisitora- will be guests ot the: Cliahibtir of Comiiierce at tlie lunciiSopf., A> profifranr o'f en-terfclnment fbir this occasion is nkn-�� ne�|r . �:: "fhe aft?U"n'oon\; session, ,..devoted laritely to atfdressesj reports of com-, mjttew., .an > "The purpose, then, ^ f or^ this coh-v'entlph" is "to further ' int'prm .aijd enthuse ourselves by / sum'mlng up the, results' and: Bccomplisliments to date, and ^to. make plans fof the coming year. ' ^ ^ ""We. want to iirge , all citlzeiis, men .ind women, of. all towns and' resorts of the association to attend th�(. sesstons. of the convention re-g:ar41ess of whether they are .delegates".' They, owe it to their ipwris to get the Inspirntiori,and information that is forthcoming frorii the convention." ^ iReports; froin 3Bentpn . countjr, Arkansajs, are� that its three principal towns, Rogers, Bentopy^Uo and Silqam': Springis, each will send a large delegatlorf.. Tl)e ! associailon bureau' has been notified that'a delegation of (thirty will , attend from Pelrce City and that there -will be a" large delegation from Neosho. Many other units'h,ave sent Hn notices that they have named their delegates and! will be well represented at tiie meotlrigr Jerry O 'ConnorNamedin a Suit for $4,6S0 by Sister One of Heirs to the O'Connor Estate Claimed to Have Failed to Live Up to Agreement by Providing .$25 -a Month Toward ^ His Mother's Support-Mrs. Chadsey Says He Has Paid but $50 and Is Delinquent'186 Months. ' Judgment for $4,650, with interest'on a contract lor tht support ol their aged mother, is asked by Mrs. Kate C. Chadsiy, the onertlme favorite niece of Tom.O'Connor, builder of the Connor hotel, in a suit brought yesterday against her reputed wealthy -brother, Jerry C. O'Connor of Joplin, an heir'to the O'Connor estate. The suit was filed yesterday morning in circuit court here for trial in the January term. Mrs. yChadsey, formerly Kate O'Connor, charges in her petition, that her brother has contributed but $50 to the support of their mother, on the contract, since 1907, when, she says, it was made. \ Agreed to Pay .$25 a MoiilU. Slie states that under the ternis of'the contract, entered into in April of 1907, she grted t'o keep and take ckre of their mother, Mi-s Margaret Walsh, and her brother agreed to pay $25 a month toward her support as'long as the mother lived and his sister continued to. keep her. Mrs. Chadsey states that .she hr-s fulfilled her part ol the coritra/Jt to date, that sho has keiJt'and car-jd tor the mother and Is caring for hor at the present time. She alleges that her brother has foiled 'and neglected to contribute to her support, that he has m.ade only two $25 paynipnt.s since the contract was made, one in ,1916/and the other in 1922. . The petition sefc^ out that 18S months Ifnve elapsed since tlie contract was 'made and that the iilain-tifi's bi:othep is justly indebted to her to the �amount of $4-,650 with interest at the .rate of 6 per ce'at. Formerly liived Here. Mrs. Qhadsey formerly resided here, but now makes >her'home at University City, nea^i^St. Loiils, where-slie is keeping their mother. Jevry O'Connor is widely known In Joplin, having resided here many years. He resides in a fine liome at No. 410 Motfet avenue. "The late Tom O'Connor, who w�s an uncle to both principals In thej suit, was one of Joplin's wealthiest citizens. He died more than fifteen years ago, while the Connor hotel, was being erected. It is understood that he left a considerable am^oilnt oi! his wealth to both Jerry O'Connor arid-Mrs.'Chadsey. INTY WITHOUT A PROBATE JUDGE OVERSIGHT OF BOTH PARTIE.^ AT Er^BCTION CAUSES OF-FICB -VACANCY., Due to-an oversight on the part of , botVv. jiarties in failing; to nominate ,a candidate for the short term, Jasper county is without a probate judge' and has; beert without orift since Noyerftber 'T, the date of ih^. general .electioni Under the law, wh^n, the office of .probate judge is yacated through death or resignation, the governor is . empowered to appoint someone to s^.rve "until the next general election." � > . Miss/Kerr Appbfiitea. Upon_t|le reisignaiidh August 22 of Proliate Judge: Wright, Miss Edith Kerr was appointed as 'Wright's; isucceasor by.' Governor Hyde. . ' \ Neither - democrats nor -republic-ajfa nomlnjitied a candidat'e; to serve from November 7 to January- 1, when Frank L. of CartervlHe, elected for the lon^ term, takes office.' AIl'ss iterr, has continued to act as 'prpbiite judge, but legally the 'office became/Vacant at mlfl-rijght November 7. - It is prbbable .that Governor Hj-de will reappoint Miss Kerr ''as" of November 7," tliereby making legal all acts performed by her since that ,date. . 'rhe .case 'in Jasper ,county is similar to oine- in'the' Fifth, judloial district, where Judge A. C. Tibbies a y.ea.r ago wa.s appointed to fill a va-" cnn,cy caused by the death of Judge -Alonzo D. Burnes of Platte "City, :Whos* term, would have e;cpfred January 1. The attorney general's office has ruled that Judge Tibbies Is no longer judge, as his appbint-' "rii'erit .could only he. made until the general election. County Democrat^ May Cdrttribntions to Leffen IDemocrats � and; otliers in Jasper county Who feel inclined to contribute to the)^^ ^Vpodrqw' Fllson Founda,-tiori fund' are being asked to send -contributjona to W. J.'J. Leffen, In Joplin, before December 28. The reason for the fixing of this date'is because it is former President; "Wilson's sixty-sixth birthday. The amount of the fund to date is $700,000 and .an attempt is being niade to bring it to $1,000,000 by his birthday anniversary. : .iu'dge Haywood  Scott, who is chairman of th� movement for Jasper countyy^ said yesterday that no solicitation would 'be undertaken, but that any persons who are in sympathy with the movement and who wiish to contribiite ,are invited to: send � theii; bbritributlons to Mr. Leffen. The origlna,l quota for Jasper county was $1,480 and $870 l^as been raised, the large part of it,from the western district., A Hit oC the" Season--:Brunswlek Itooord No. 2a27 Mr. Gallagher and Mr, {�hean. Hear it at Buike's, 6U �Main / " � � ' ' 'two Students Buried to Death. Winnipeg, Mari>, Nov. 25.-"Two students lo'st their liyes and twenty others were Injured today when fire destroyed St. Boniface collj^ge, one of the oldest and most noted Canadian GathoUo institutions. The famous Jesuit .ftbrary also ; was stroyed. de^ FINANCIAL CARIPAIGN WILL BE CONDUCTED BY BOARD EARLY NEXT YEAR. A financial campaign to 'obtain. *iz6,000 by public BUbscriptlon, to erect a fifty-room annex to the J^'reeman "hospital, Twentieth, stree^ and Sergeant avenu8,--i8� planned by the hospital board of trustees, it be-e�in;)e kiipwn yesterday. ' _ 'the campaign,^it was 'decided, will be conducted ,early next year, the dates to bo fixed- after all plans and speciticatlons ha,ye been |_prepared, and the exact cost of th^ s^ruc^ttlre; is determine'u. Board Secretary Here. L, O: Jones, assistant corresponding . secretary, of the Methodist Church board qt hospitals and iiomes,. has been here ^evera.1 days conferring 'ylth business men and church men'' concerningi the enterprise. Photographs and sketches of thb ^present hospital Building and the grounds surrounding-have been prepared and sent to the hospital board at Chlcjtgo. The boa.rd will discuss the project at a meeting with its con-siiltlrig engineer, who will come here soon to prepare, the plans. The Rev\ J. F.>King, postbr of the First Methodist Episcopal church, has been made chairman of ti>e building, committee. Other mem-^ beraaite O.T. "White and John W. Freemari, the latter being the donor of the present $50,00,0 hospital building. The finance committee yet is incomplete. ^ It was estimated the new hospital building wilU cost $2,000 :to.$2,500 a room. It will be a modern fire proof structure. The number, of stories, in the building will be ' left for the architect to determine, rhe plan is to .erect the annexV.on lots south of thei present hospital building. Later, it is hoped, to build 'another annex of the same size on the north side of-the .present build-" Ing.  'because, the - present-building Is not fire proof, it willbe used for patients orfly when it becames necessary'to take care of an overflow. The plan is to make it more of ah adminietvation building. ; Will Push the Work. \ The building committee is instructed to work in corijunctlon with the consulting engineei''of the na-tiona,! hospital board, ivhen he arrives, and to push the work as rapidly as is advisable. , There is a possibility. It was announced, that work b.f excavating and building the basement of the new structure may begin soon, before the campaign proper is launched. | 'Little difficulty in obtaining the desired amotint of money is expected by members of the board. Figures submitted here show that there is only one hospital.bed fo' approximately each 400 persons in the district wiillb the ratio in most cities of the country is one hospital bed to every "200 br 250 persons. 14 INJURED WHEN POWDER EXPLODES IN CHEROKEE MINE Sixl^iners Seriously Burned in Blast, Which Occurs When Kegs of PdVder Are Ignited in Drift. Cherokee, Kan., Nov. 25.-Tlie explosion of five kegs of powder at 10:30 o'clock this morning in the Cherokee Coal Cotnpany mine, known as the Old Hamilton No. C mine, near here, resulted in Injuries to fourteen men, six of whom were seriously burned. The explosion , occurred, it ia thbilght, when Stewart Hamilton, taller on a motor trip in the mine, threw a twenty-fiye pound keg of powder onto a shorted storage bat-, tery motor . and the keg and four others already o�i the motor, ignited. AVas Seriously/Burned. Hamilton and the ,motormai>, Gus Champ, and Dave Mullen, were the most seriously burned, but hope is held out for 'them by the attending pliy^icians, and it is thought they \yiH recover. It probabl^ wiUrecfuire two or three days to determine their exact condition. The men injured were baclt into the mine about a mile and �i/1ialf and were preparing to come to the surface, when the powder explosi*r. occurred. The .."powder was being taken to the fa'ce of the workings and the 'men had assembled at the entry switch to , catch ' the motor trip to the bottom of tiie mine as it came out. An -.inspection of the mine ro--cently by, st'ate inspectors and Evn insurance compani' inspector disclosed no, daingerous ciuantlties of boal, dust, it is said, and the taine; in the particular'. place Where the explpsioiJ occurred-does not gpnerato gas. , � . j  No damage i �was''done at the- surface of the mine and was'confined to a hundred fiaet: in each directlbri from the poinit of ili^ expioajon, GROWTH OF U.S. IS : HAMPERED BY TAXES Balky Auto Cuuhcs Man's Dci|tJi>. Ellington, Mo., Nov. 25.-While trying to get his automobile out of a creek, W. W. Meador, 70 years o^ a merchant of Corridtftf, BeynoWfc county, collapsed and died. Meador and members of his family ^ were driving through Logan's creek, a .short distance from here. It is believed bver-exe^tion- caused his death. Industrial Coi)fcrcnccRci)ort Shows A Slstli of National Income Is Absorbed. New York, Nov. 25.-One sixth of the national income of the United States went Into taxes in 1021, according tos a retiori Issued today_ by the ' National Industrial -conference board.  -"The bil.1 in the United .States is fast making inroads in, the surplus finance for economic progress' and threatens materl.9,lly to hamper our .growth, especially in vie'Nv of the unlaterrupted rise, in local government taises," according to the report. ' , According to the report, the United Kingdom stands flist in; the buiiden of taxes with therUnited States second and other countries in the following ordef: Gel-many, France, Italy and Japan WOMAN IS FOUND PE^ \. IN ST. JOSEPH HOTEL �t. Joseph, 'Mo,, JNOv' as.-ivirs, Agnea'Loveland, who had been surgical superintendent at state hospital number twp here since last July, was found- dead In bed in a room at a hotel today. The clerk said she engaged tho -room yesterday and had not been ,^een to Ifave it. Slie was 40 years; old. Her husband is believed to be living but his whereabouts is uiilvnown. 1'he 'discovery of Mrs. Loyelands" deatfi was made after a physiclart of Craig, Mb., who says he' had treated for the morphine habit, had arrived here in a. response to a telegi-am she had setit yesterday, asking him to come here. The coroner believes she committed suicide by taking poison and will investigate. _ ,. Drastic Measures Are Contained in Turkish Prohibition Siatute , -^ By The Associated Prosg. Constantinople, Nov. 25.-Under the Turkish prohibition law, published today, all alcoholic liquors In the country will be con-Ciscated or shipped .abroad, all persons convicted of manutactur.-Ing liquors will be fined and iailed, and those found intoxicated will be liable to imprisonment from three months to two (rears. � ^ Offenders occupying government positions will forfeit theit offices. There will be no aj^peal from these ,5leolslon8. VACATES TIERNAN OIVORCETOPRODE Judge Holds Former Professor Still Legally Wedded to First \Yife, Despite Marriage To Second. South Bend, Ind., Nov. '25.-Cherfl ter A. Montgomery,, judge of the St. Joseph superior court, late this afternoon vacated^ the divorce ' decree granted Thursday to John P. 'Tier-nan, as^ertlng^hat Tiernan was still the, legal-husband of. Mrs. Augusta Tiernan, despite ^the former professor's marriage Saturday morning in Crown Point, Ind.,' to an Iowa widow, and set Decem.ber 11 as the date ^for t"iie/rehearing of the case, when he will investigate reports that the divorce decree granted Thursday was a result of collusion. Jiidge Montgomery's vacating of the divorce decree followed 'the ro-bpenirig of the case' on the court's Ini^tlative after reports had come to his attention that Tiernan had married again and that Mi-s. Tiernan asserted she had been '''tricked, and doubljj-crossed" by Tiernan into permitting him to bhtain the divorce. Prosecutor Ruled Out. At; the hearing, Judge Montgomery summarily >emoved from further participation in the case Prosecutor Floyd Jellison, who had represented Mrs. Tiernan- in her paternity hearing ag . ' ; ; ., -. � . It is a.lso''believed :that .Tiernan I,very probably Will not be legally liable to'prpsecution on the .charga "of blganw ibusmuch as; the divorce: decree was in effect at the time his Se.qohd. marriage took .place. L ; FoIlowihg-.-the."" corifirrriatlbn of re-; liorts current' Ffiday ' fiiglit thai Tiernan. had remarried and t^hat Mrs. Tiernan'. had: made charges of double-crpssirig, trickery and' cbllu-sioTi,. Judge Mbntgomery inimedidtfe-lysent sheriifs to bring witnesses' and princlpalB to his court for the hearing. ' , - ' 'Mrs. Tiernan, pale, eyes swollan and red from �\veepirig, told^a calm but .bitter and vindictive story of the manner in" which her .-husband had "brbiv-beateh her" first in prosecuting, tho parentage charge against Harry. Poulin, and then winning Her agreement tp an uncontested divorca on the promise that he would permit iibr to retain custCdy of the twb children and later, remarry her. Had Lived With Her. . . She" further emphatically declared to. Judge Montgomery that dtirlng all the time the- divorce' prooeedingK ,wcre pending up to the, very day before the divorce, hearing, - ho hR.d lived with her In .f'elatlon of^man and wife. ^ In. barring Prosecutor , Jdlllson' from further participation in the casfe Judge Montgomery said; "The welfare of the Tiernan children is an essential .element in this case and I believe judge Miller is best fitteiftP handle their Interests." Ju(1ge; Montgonaery further, explained that he was acting within his'authbrity in setting aside the divorce decree because, of the accepted ruling on procedure that a court may vacate any order or' judgment; made anytime during his term of of. flee: In ordering the hearing reopened, and declaring that all the principals ivould be summoned in an effort to Investigate collusion charges to thu bottom, Judge Montgomery declared that Mrs. Tiernan's testimony o/ tho state of relations that existed, between her \ and Tiernan during the time of the divorce heajing was pending absolutely condoned th'? charges made-'by Tierna.n on his divorce petition and left him without a single ground to win a divorce, In discussing the riiarrlage, Mrs.' Tiernan said she had never heard of Mrs. Brimmer. She said she wa.s certain the professor had not been acquainted with the woman prior to the paternity trial. She wias of the opinion, she said, that correspondence between the two started at that time. . , Asked if she inteded to .turn over to the custody of Mr. Tiernan their two oldest children,'Who had^been awarded him. .;. ? FORECAST ? Missouri^-Fair Sunday and tinned, cool; Jlonday fair, * .s'omewiiat wurnror. > Washington, Nov. 25.- ? Weather outlook for the week ? beginning Monday: ? , Upper Mississippi and Lower 8' Missouri valleyis, Rocky moun- > tain and plateau regions-Gen- ^ erally fair temperature near or ^^ somewhat below normal. * * 4 Child Dies of Scalds Received Friday When He Falls Into a Tub R'aymond F. Miller, 4 years old, died at 6 o'clock ye.sterday afternoon as a result of burns sustained when he fell Into a tub of hot water at 3 o'clock Friday afternoon at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Miller, in Royal Heights. The tub into which the child fell was being used by Mrs. Miller for washing clothing. She had just taken it from a stove, placed it upon the floor and removed the clothes when the child Wixlked backward into It, He, was removed immediately, but was .severely scalded about the back, hips and ' under his arms. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the residence -with the Rev. ClifC K. Titus, pastor of the First Christian church, officiating. Bnrlnl will be in Falrvlew cemp-tery. . , IN AUTO CRASHES SIX MISHAPS ARE REPORTED TO POLICE-DRIVER OF ONE CAR FLEES. Two, persons .A'ere injured slightly in two of six motor car accidents hero yesterday afternoon and last night. Mrs. Jolin Allen, of I*icher, Okla., sustained minor cuts and bruises When a car driven by her husband ^vas str;vk at Henderson' curve, on West 'Twentieth street, . early last night by another car, the driver of which'did not Stop. Allen reported the accident to police But no trace o� the other coji- was found.  Girl is Injured.' Miss Mabel Cox, TWentleth street and Duqiiesrie,'wa.s. Injured slightly by flying: glass -from a smashed w'indshibld'wheri.'ai mbtbr car driven by Mrs. Ida Hays and a truckof the Bnrrisdall-Zlnb Company co;;idod at Twentieth and Main streets early yesterday afternoon. A small girl, whose name was not obtained,; ivas struck but unirjured at, 5  O'clock - yesterday afternoon' by a car driven by Fred-Ogijurn, No. 205 Florida avenue. Tlie .accident occiirred at Phrk street and Central a'venue. : ., . T\v.o cars were damaged in a collision nMA'A1�l!lM#.^,v^ 68 6542 7 0609 ?72362 ;