Joplin Globe, December 6, 1925

Joplin Globe

December 06, 1925

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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - December 6, 1925, Joplin, Missouri ' 1,' r-^'tn-. NET AVBKAGB PAID CIRCULATION . FOR NOVEMBER Qlobt and News Herald........ .......86,285 Sunday Globe........................26,920 Jonltn clobe TWENTY.FOUR HOUR SERVICE TIIK JOPMN Gl^nK KT�ry Motnlnf Kxcnpt Mniiilar-THK JOPLIN NKWH HRHAIilt Rvery KvenlnR Kiic�|>t Hiindny. 18 IBSl'KS PHIt WRRK-TWRNTY OBNTI Trlciilione 21411 MlTMwd by Mrriw. lie  w��k. By malt. In advane*: ttan  monthi, lOo a mentb;  montba, tl.76t yaar. tl.OO; outalda Moond aona, pettaf* yaart aundar adlUun, || yean 10* aaUa poatac* cvtaida tnd ton*. BiAarcd �cond elaw matter at poatottioa, Jopiin. und*r aet March I. lit* VOL. XXX. NO. 113. Ill M Btartfe M. JOPLIN, MISSOURI, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 6, 1925.-THIRTY-SIX PAGES. PRICE FIVE CEN'rs (LOFCPRESiDEin NAMES COMMITTEE IN RAILROAD CASE Wm Audit Southwest Mis-�ouri'a Books. Study Tnuis-portatlon Problem and Report to Commission. ' A oommlttaa to rapreaent th� Chamber of Commerca In an audit of the booka of the Southweit Mle-�ourl Railroad Company, and alio to atudy the trafflo altuatlon In Joplln aa regarda itraet car and bua aerv-lee. waa appointed yeiterday by Felix X. Eberlein, president ot the Chamber of Commerce. The committee conalati of Preston C. Pate, chairman ot the transportation dlvlalon ot the Chamber of Commerce, Robert A. Clark, M. W. liatlmar, Loy T. IjeBow and Jamea A. Otbson, aeeretary of the Chamber of Commerce. Raiport to Commisxion. After auditing the railroad's books and inveatlsatlng Joplln'a needs In the way of street car and bua service, the committee wlH present a report of Ita ftndlnga to Mayor Taylor Snapp and the other member* of the city commission. Just what recommendations the committee will make to the commission depend, of course, upon the result of ita investlBatlon. With the appolntlitt ot the committee, the Chamber of Commerce haa aucceeded In opening negotiations with the railroad company which, the chamber hopes, will prove a aolutlon to the transportation problem. Plans ot the railroad to further curtail service In the city December 12 brought ' about the Chamber ot Commerce action. Membera of the committee yesterday conferred with F. C. Wallower, prasldent of the railway company, and were extended every courtesy by him, the conimlttee being Informed that the railroad rcpresenta-tlvea would cooperate In any manner. The committee will begin Its dutlea Tuesday. Ozark Smile Girl Contest Opened   �  *    Rules Are Announced by Officials Is There, in All the Land of a Million SmUes, a Giri Whose Smile Is More Alhiring Than tha 1925 Winner? If So, Playgrounds Aasociation Committee Would Like to Know-New Unlta Will Be Heard From This Year. MIDDLE WEST IN GRIPOFDLIZZARD QALK SWEEPING MISSOURI AND KANSAS SirnSIDES-HEAVY SNOW IN NORTB. SHOOmC OF BOY BY SLEUTHS TO BE PROBED St. Louis, Dec. 5.-(elow zero,-Dennis Tllden, a stage-driver operating between Denver and Steamboat Springs, and hIa passengers, among them two women, were rescued today after spending the night In a board shack. They were Mrs. F^ed McMahon and her aged mother, Mrs. Anna Merkel of Denver. Mrs. Merkel Is an Invalid and Is in a serious condition following the exposure. CONTRACT LET FOR MISSOVRFS STADIVU St. Louis, Dec. 5.--"The general contract for the construction ot Missouri university's new athletic stadium waa awarded to H. H. Cor-ruthers. Inc., Kansas City, at a meeting of the executive board of the university board of curators hare today. It was announced at the meeting by H. H. Corruthers, president of Corruthers, Inc., that the stadium would be completed in time for tha first football game to be played next tall at Columbia. Dr. Grant, Dentist. IB years experience. 30 SH Main.-Adv. (Continued on Page 9.) FRESIDEHTVUTUNES ms VIEWS OR COAL STRIKE Washington, Dec. b.-M>)-Preol-iant Coolldge outlined his vlows on lha eoal altuatlon in a letter today to Jobs Lk Lawia. head ol the United Mina Workers, but they ware not Uaeloaad at tha Whit* houaa. Instead, announcement was made that publication waa being withheld pur-poaaly if ttav of embarrassment of (torts to restore peace In tha anth-Molta ration, Tha White house statement fol-towa: "Tha president has replied t� tha Mtar written by Mr. John L, l4Wls. � iiJiet maklns his latter public tor tM raaa^a that ha Is anxious Uwt Htmn fhall b^ no possible Inter-far anas wttli tha afferta now bting Mia ky Ctovamar Plnehot and par* wMk tha caafaranea \Hf nan iami.'  CHRISTMAS BargBin Offer of the JOPUN GLOBE EVIDENCE SHAPED 1t).SMASH UQUOR RING IN NEW YORK WUI B� Presented to Special Grand Jury Monday-Hean-up Expected to Spread to Other Cities. New York, Dec. 5.-^-(*>-Evidence to be submitted to a apeclal grand Jury Monday in an effort to smash the so-called Dwyer liquor ayndlcate and Its alleged tentacles ot bribery and corruption In coast guard and prohibition forces, was compiled today by Assistant Dia-trlct Attorney Buckner and three assistants. Mr. Buckner said: "We Intend to follow the evidence which comes into our possession no matter whera It leads. Where persons In the employ of the government are Implicated there will ba no quiet resignations under the a�-pedlent of silence. It is approprlMe to clean house and dutt the furniture before getting ready to entertain the bootlegger. With this policy both Qeneral Andrews and Major Oreen, his asslsunt, are In thorough and determined accord." Imroanlty to IVw, He also said even the number of witnesses who would be allowed to testify before the grand jury under promises ot immunity would be limited. Coincident with his unrv>unre-ment of the sweeping offensive against the alleged Dwyer ayndlcate, dispatches from Washington quoted General Lincoln C. Andrews, prohibition heud, as saying the arrest of William Dwyer and twenty alleged confederates was only the Btart ot similar demonstratlono throughout the country. He aald the cleanup started here would spread to Florida, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Ptttaburgli. Baltimore, Chicago and .Snn Francisco. That District Attorney Bucknat's grand Jury Inquiry will Involve even more than a probe of alleged collu-Wn *jetween the syndleaie and members ot the coastguard, six ot whom . now are under arrest, was Indicated clearly earlier today whan Daniel J, Keleher, a special prohibition Investigator, was arrested it Freeport, N. T. Was liaison Man. Keleher was said to have acted as liaison man between members ot the ring and government agents who wanted to get Into the "easy money." He was held In |1B,000 bond. Frank Goss, alias Gross, described as a "sub principal" in tha ring, also was arrested today, bringing the total of arrests since Wednesday to twenty-one'. Only one principal ot the eyndU cate Is at large, Mr. Buckner said today. He escaped through a mistake In identity when the first arrests were made. Another indication ot the multiple ways In which the syndicate Is charged with working was laid before the district attorney today when it was charged that a news service had been created to supply advance tips concerning police activities to the syndlcat*. Hundradi ot mall �ubaertbara hava already taken advantosa of our Holiday Bargain Offer and saved 21% of tha regular aubacrlptlon prtoe o( The Globe. Eneloaa t>>B with tha coupon below and hava tha satisfaction of knowing that you've bought Tha Glob* at a real bargain. Have No Regrets-Subscribe Today! Tha Joplln Globe Publtahlng Co., joplln. Mo. Gentlamen: Bncloied plaasa find 11.96 for which kindly end me tha Joplln 01�ba one year. Name...........................K. R. or Box No......... Tows................................ 8Uto.......... Outotda th* dtotrl^t |5.4t COMMIHEE TO MEET ON SCHOOL TAX PLAN Itopw^entoUw of Retail Dmggtota WUI PKOteat Taa im Oliars ad Olgarettea. Jefferson City, Dec, 8.-OW-E. O. Davidson, member of the last state legislature, and BrneM Oakley, former proaoeuting attorney of 81. Louis, repraaenting retail druggists of St. Louis, called on Oovernor Baker today, and notified him that they-would appear next Monday at the committee meeting to perfect the proposed constitutional amendment to provide a aeparate tax for education In tha atate. They will protest against the 10 per cent tax on cigars and cigarettes, embodied In the proposed amendment, and will' recommend to the committee that the tax be spread to all tobacco products. The committee will meet with the governor Monday, to further complete the proposed amendment. Definite estimates ot tha levy that would result from the tobacco tax have been formulated and will be presented at the meeting. The committee also haa tlitured ahowlng how much revenue will be heeded tor the remainder ot atate government activities after schools are taken care ot under the propoaed measure. UADESntOYERS WILL QUIT SYRIA ARK NO IX)NGKR NEEUKII TO PnOTBCT NATIONAI-S, DK-PARTMENT DECIDES. ST. LOUIS HAY DEALERS UNDER mVESTICATIOR St. Ix�ul�. Dee. 5.- FORECAST. * * -  + Missouri: Partly cloudy to � cloudy Sunday and Mdaday; * f slightly warmer. if Kansas: Bartly cloudy to ( h- cloudy Sunday and Monday; Oklahoma: Sunday fair, I' i* aomawhat warmer; Monday I* anowa Monday or Tuesday and + f again latter part. Frequent ai- * �  �  * Hectic Days Await Congress, Which Will Convene Monday; Minority to Fire Broadsides m PLINS ARE lEGUN BY G. 0. P. FOR ORGANIZATION Decision as to Party's Relationship With InsurKents PendinR-U Follette Shuns Conference. 1 Wttshliigton, Dec, 5.-M>)-Still facing a finnl tleclsion us tn their relatloiiHhlii with tho tiwiuKcnts ot their parly, rciuiIilIcunH ot tiio house and senate took tlnal stepN tnilay to organize tho two lioiises on Muitdny Senate ropubllcanH hold their pre-aesslon conferonco without even dis-cussing the question of whether Senotor Ia Foilelto ot WlBctiiislii Is to bo treated ns one of their group. Although invited to this contcrence, Mr. lA Foliottv iibsvnteil liimnelf. and whilo It wbh in progresH he waa In conference with tho repiil)llcMn In-Buri^eiita of the Wlfloonsln delegation In tl\e house. Onu lUNurgi'm lloniovod. At tho same time the republican commltteo on committoea In tlm house carried out tho policy iidopteil by the party caucus last spring of removing supporteis ot tho late llob-ert M. Ln Follette from tha "key" committees. .Tohn M. Nelson of Wisconsin, who was Mr. I,,a Follette's campaign manager last year, was removed from tho nil-powerful rules committee, nnd the unseatlnR ot Jamea A. Frear, also of tlint state, as a member of the ways and maln� committee, which handles revenue legislation, was rallflod. None of tho other innurgents has a place on tmportiint comn>lttec� but some hold cither chairmanships or ranking pliiccN on minor standing bodies of tho house. Whether thuy are to retain thcso positions la a problem with which tho majority party still has to deal. Organization of these committees was postponed today until Monday afternoon with some leaders determined to reach their decision on this matter on the |>aiU ot tho "regularity" shown by the Insurgents in their votes that day on house organization nnd adoption ot the rules. At their conference today the Wisconsin delegation decided to issue a formal statement tomorrow clearly defining their position. There were Indications that ita members Intend to act as a unit Monday and to adhere lo the position they took two years ago when they made a determined fight for amendment of the.thcn existing rules. The senate republican confoienco was extremely brief, tho single action taken being the nomination of Kdwln P. Thuyer of IndlananolH, as secretary of the senate to succeed the lato George A. Sanderson. Leaders explained that the question of the political status to be accorded Senator lAi Follette was not raised pending a meeting Monday of the party committee on committees. Nye Qnmtlnn Passed. Tho ropubllcanK also fulled to take up the question of the legality ot the appointment of Gerald V. Nye, as a senator from North Dakota to succeed the late Kdwln F. Ljidd. Tho Nye case continued today to bo a subject of Indlvlduu) conferences among senators, however, with a rather wide divergence of opinion among them. A formal protest against the seating of Governor Soille's appointee was lodged with th* president of the senate by the state central committee nt North Dakota and copies ot rni7,EI>. AHACKS WILL BE' DIRECTED AGAINST CABINET MEMBERS Ilnn-aKCH PendlnR AKuinst Wil-liur, Davis and Work- l,arKc Variety of LckIh-lalion to I|e Offered. (Continued on Page �,) Austin, Tex., Dec. H.-t/P)- Financing or underwriting of the expenses of a special sesslmi of the Texss house of reproaentallves for Impeachment iiurposon fron\ private or individual sources Is unauthorized nnd unwarranted ns agnlnst pnblic policy, Attorney Genernl Dan Moody of Texas ruled tonight. The ruling was made at tho request of Satterwhlte, speaker of the Texas house of rr|iresontatlven. This opinion held there would bn no authority to Issue wiirrunla Hgulnst exhausted upproprlatlonn made for tho contingent expenses ot the thtrty-nlnth legislature to cover compensation of members of the house while attending an Ini-penehment session, should It be called by the speaker. It states thai tho nltornisy general assumed that tho speaker, In his letter, mnde no reference to deficiency warrants issued against a deficiency granted by the governor. ARGENTINA AND CHILE MAY GET LEAGUE INVITATION Geneva, Dec. B.--If the council of tho league of nations follows the views expressed l>y the lenguo's disarmament council, Argentina nnd Chile, like tho United Htntes and Russia, will be Invited to sit officially on the special cammlssion on preparation for the proposed disarmament conference, Tho disarmament council which met today did not succeed In concluding Us labors, tor tli� reason that difficulties arose over tbu common text of the program of study which will be placed before the new preparatory body. Great llritain and France are at dlfrering v)cws as set forth by Lord Cecil nnd M. Boncour. but various members said after the meeting that a Joint pro. gram would undoubtedly be found MIonday, to which date the dlsurm-ument council adjourned. PROFANITY FLASHED OVER RADIO TRACED TO BIRDS Wusbinglon, Dec. S,-(4>)-Occa. slonal flashes of a profanity, uttered In Portuguese, which have enlivened several broadcasting programs of station WHO hero recently, have been traced to two chattering macaws In the I'an-Amerlcan Union building. Latin-Amerlcun concerts have been broadcast from the building, and tho birds, sitting nearby without the required sense of propriety. Injected their remarks without the knowledge of the broadcasting director. Their vocabulary, however. Is comparatively mild as It U limited to Portuguese, and no serloils results have been noted. WaNlilngtou, l>ec, ri.-(,4P)-Hectic, days are before Ibe .sixty-ninth con-gri'HH which nicclH Monday tov Ui beads of the navy and war di'part-lucntH will \'vnter liirtiely upon the coniluct of tbn air defense wllb |mr-' tlcular refiMciui) to llie Mitchell court martial and the Khenandoali disaster. Preliminary attack already but lioeii made aKalnst Hecretnry Work bucHUse of the admlnlHlratlnli ot tliu reclamation law with respect to the relief of settlors, A number ot senators from wiistrrn states are prepared lo rarry on the fight with demands by some that the Interior scc-, rotary bo relieved of his portfolio. Decision of the administration against attempting action in the anthracite coal suspension also uffem large potentialities for congressional debate. Many of the president's own parly, partleularly those from Now ICnglaiul states, disagree With hl� policy and as the severe winter months come on this may furnish one of the llvest subjects before congress, llvbl Hctlleuient U|i, The disagreement over policy between tho president and th* shipping board on the question of turning the government merchant (le*t over to the Kinergenoy Fleet Cor-imrntlon head also will draw attention In congress with both aldea finding plenty of supporters. The world court, which the sonalo is to take up on'December IT, and the debt settlements with Belgium-and Italy, which require congressional approval, promise to be subjects of extended and rather bittar discussion. Stalwarts on both sides of the chamber oppose all throe of these propositions, but the gonerdi expectaltoii now Is that they are waging a losing figlit. Within the field ot legislation tax revision iiredomlnutes. House leaders plan to put through their committee bill and pass it along to the senate before Christmas. There it will go to committee and la Itkeiy tn encounter weeks of consideration and a rewriting In many particulars. FIglit on Tas Cut Iioams. An has been the case with the other two peace-time revision measures, th* surtax rate will provide a stumbling block in the senate'. The hoiua Is expected to agree on a reduction of from 40 to 30 per cent In the maximum, but there will be a determined effort in the senate tn Increase this to 25 per cent. Farm relief legislation probably will assume second place In Im-portancn to the tax bill. Leadera ot the farm bloc and Secretary Jardinn re in disagreement as to the adr visttbillty ot Including provisions (or an export corporation In the oo-operatlve nuirketing plan which the agriculture secretary has indorsed. Tho annual row over Muscle ShoulM also Is In tho offing with Senator Norrls. republican, Nebraska, again pressing for government operation of the Alabama nitrate plant. The administration has favored a leasing proposal. Democratic leaders have indicated that they will 'make a serious effort at tariff revision during this season. This will be resisted by tile administration forces who hold that there must be no "tariff tinkering." Other I��lalatlan. Railroad legislation having to do with making easier consolidations of ' the carriers into large systems; permanent postal rat* legislation; r*�' organization of government departments; measures to str*ngth*n prohibition enforcement; creation of m d*partin*nt ot education; branch banking legislation, and a publle building bill are only a (aw mor* of th* Important problema whieh will claim tha attention o( eongress. Mlied In with all ot thaae miist (CoBttBuad aa Pa�a 9.i ;