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Joplin News Herald (Newspaper) - April 21, 1922, Joplin, Missouri MAKE IT OF ZINC NEW April tlrm Zinc Bast Louis spot April Ijon futures d spnt Kino spot His JOH1N NEWS HERALD mmin ARRnriVPRn PRKSS DAY DISPATCHES WEATHER 1 FIFTIETH 42 THEFIVEMISSOUR1 NEWSPAPERS RECEIVING THE FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS DAY DISPATCHES LAST EDITION APRIL AFTERNOON PAPER MISHOUnt Mid tonight and sntiirilnyi moderate ARKANSAS nml and Saturday generally PRICE FIVE CRISIS SCHOOLS TO BE KEPI OPEN LONG ftSFUIDSLfiSI Boards Action on Finances Means Term will Continue Over 9 Months Elaine Re elected Principal Tho board of education last night practically eliminated Professor Blame from consideration as a possi bio candidate for superintendent of schools by rcappoiuting him as prin J cipal of the high school at a salary reduction of Blaine would make no statement as to whether he will Tho board also virtually re considered its decision to cut short thc school term by one when it voted to appropriate the full limit of all moneys legally received during this school year to liquidate as as possible any indebtedness due tin teaching force on their In appointing the hoard j placed his salary 00 tx His i present salary is a nnd he j is employed a month longer each year than thc regular school His duties necessitate his beginning work two weeks in advance of the school and continuing two weeks past the AVith a 10 months he would work 11 months and receive n total salary of AVith a nine months he would work ten months and receive a total salary of Board members declined to state whether the reduction was port of a general plan of cutting down It was learn ed unofficially that the board contem plates reducing 1ie salary of the sup erintendents office by Iostpomc Election of Superintendent Regarding the election of a super the board voted to post j pone action until next Four candidates for thc office last night in Joplin waiting for a chance to appear before the Secretary John Wolfe presented a ll stack of correspondence froini candi Teachejja Petillort Tho resolution ndopteeT by the board relative iff course of action in pay ment of teachers as inter pretcd by means that the board J will keep the schools open past nine months term just as long as Jit legal funds for paying teachers sal aries hold If it can find suffi cient money will prolong the school term to thc ten months ni Such action followed a presentation of a petition signed by 187 M It was read to the board by Will principal of Jackson was accompanied by four comprised a committee selected privtby the teaching force to interview the President Craycroft received the stating that the board would not in the future discriminate against in yof the teachers for their Immediately aftei reading the type the committee handed ssZt to the board nnd It n representnlivo group of of the Joplin Public while appreciating the present tulties confronting the board of cdu respectfully submit the follow tig points for your consideration Sacrificed Opportunities in good icepted service for ten anel Prosperity Tide Is Sweeping Joplin Rotarians Are Told BY GARM Increased bank Large business Higher stock mid bond prices Better foreign exchange Improved railroad conditions BY WILLIAM HOUK Master money Payment of debts Increased payrolls BY LEON BOUCHER Capacity cigar business Followed by increased employment Bettor appreciation of home factories BY PROCTOR Increasing electrical load More mines operating Greater sales of appliances BY BANKARD More uses for zinc Fifty per cent better ore prices Higher wages in the mines Consumption of zinc greater than production BY ALBERT NEWMAN More retail buying Gradually increasing demands Better demand for property BY PILE Sale of real estate starting More demand for rental property People moving into Joplin EXCH6E SUITE 5i HURl UN UK 11 nil FimiUHH FII15JO OPEN 1BH BPU5IOI Bad Paper Said to Have j Men and Ambulances Rushed Forced Closing of Inslitu lion with Deposits Under Guarantee 1 All of the above combined with a1 general feeling that the corner has been TVCIXJ given as reasons for bellying that a normal prosperity is just ahead of this the nation and tho world at the meeting of the Rotary Club last The sympos ium was given under tho direction of chairman of the public affairs In act the statements of beliefs and facts were so convincing that the Ro tarians left the meeting with assur ances that right with the world and resolved to do their part in push ing Gcnesal Gloom into the rear Other features made tho meeting in formerly pastor of the First Presby terian church of dropped into the meeting and told the members how he mtased meetings of the Rose coe Claycomb said that 350 Demolays were ready to serve the Rotary Club and tho town at any time their ser vices were Scout Executive Vcrnon said tha after weeding tho scout membership down to 128 it was now up to 200 and going Fol lowing his appeal for scout masters three Rotarians agreed to act in this Joe Becker made n hit iii appeal ing for aid for the baseball Of these are Class C he but they have the major lear guos and the worlds series in front behind They may moko but they will be trying all the way They do not know how to They are not the discards from the majors and thinking only of the first and the Their future is ahead of them and their past is behind April Tho Exchange State Bank of WiciUa failed to open its doors this niornini Frank state bank reported Sandell com is in investigae iug tho condition of thc Bad paper was Ihc cause assigned by Commissioner The bank is not under the state deposits guarantee It is for anel had April Losses of the Exchange Stitj closed here today by order of the state banking may eix ceed the amount of the capital assistant state bank Tho exact loss cannot be he until the value of questionable notes is Depositors may not Snmlell was in consultation with se board of directors today with a view to learning how much money can C raised to satisfy depositors Although the bunk was not guaran Sandell there is a possi bility the elefitit will be met and the OVER1AST YEAR IHisincss conditions in Joplin turned the corner January IS PUSHED BY STATE Russian Envoys at Genoa to Near Los to Fight Fire and Care for Injured LOS April bly fifty persons were a num ber of tinin when an oil sta tion at near caught fire today and thc fire reached the underground storage tanks causing them to explode with great throwing debris many Downey is a small town about fif teen miles southeast of Los Angeles and its fire and police facilities were1 so small that it was necessary to call on the sheriff here to take charge ot and on city hospitals to lake care of the Men nnd ambul ances were sent from the city imme Druggist among Injured Among the injured were a place business was near the point of the ex Dean Kelsey and Bcau proprietor of another oil sta tion and a mer Many of the slightly injured were taken to homes at Downey for treatJ while others wore compelled remain in the vicinity of the explo sion to await medical care i The property damage had not been after he explo of picture to arrive in America of Russian delegates to the Genoa This headed by is the center of Loft to Tchitchorlns press Narl Sapronow and depositors will lose if Climated an hour The bank was organised in by but it was thought i robab would exceed and miglil who was its president un be It has not been learned here til August when he sold the con mL trolling intrest to Sam former I Aether firo accompanied th explosion Sedgwick county Karl AVithrow is vicepresident and Nolan is President Nolan said today he was The 100 Reported Injured shcrif received a call from ARKANSAS BERRY CROP IS al not aware of tho true condition of the deiily who had readied Downey at whether ambulances were The deputy said at bonk when he took it 3f GASSED j least twelve persons were very ser I ioushly and about a hundred were more or I He said the worst hurt were some hael been working on a near April roof when the explosion r nml who were delueed with miming snsolinj JEFFERSON April Engineers acting under the direction of president of the Missouri Bankers Asj htestatc highway commission will be sociation and manager of the Joplin gin soon to lay out the fifteen hun Clearing House declared this morning following a comparison of reports of bank clearings for the first three mouths of this year with corres ponding reports for Clearings showed a slight decrease throughout 1U21 us compared with j provided for by thc new dred miles of crossstate roads necting the larger cities of In making the announcement last Theodore chairman of the said that the establish ment of the routes for tho high typo mother of the three child ren found gasseel terday at their home reached today from Port Arthur to aid officers in their inuiry into the childrens death The children were eight and six years Mathis talked to District Attor ney she had visited the The coroners verdict still is being withheld and officials are investigating every clue to determine how the child ren came to their Their gradfather was asleep in the home at the time and tlieri father was at Evidences at the home indi cate that the death of the children was not due to as windows and doors bad been closed and apertures stopped The three wore buried BLOCKADE OF MEXICO URGED B KING April Mathis talked to District of Mexico and seizure of Mexican Branch and detectives after until American claims for dam ages to life and property in Mexico have been was advocat ed in the senate today by Senator in a lengthy address on the Mexican the Obregon nor any other Mexican government should he recog Senator King until guarantees arc given for payment of damages for nearly American women and children butchered and and for property losses at nearly April iimuice has been given strawberry grow ers of Northwest whose ship ping points are on the Missouri and North Arkansas that trains to cure for theiir shipments will be in operation by tho time the move ment Thc railroad is echeduleel to resume operation on about May njter suspension of nine and ceuoral manager of the road stated that should general oper ations bo delayed after that date pro vision would be made to cure for the berry crop if nothing else were Assisted by a force of six stenograph ers and an equal number of volunteer scores of exservico men were busily employed at the Legion club rooms ou East Fourth slrcet today at the task of filling out applications for the Missouri Harry chairman of the ollbert Thurmnn post bonus predicteel nt noon that probably 200 applications hael been completed and Similar activity was under way nt I lie clubrooms of the Corwin Corder ArcteniiiH of Foreign 12 Main wlierer a force was TREATY OF RAPALIO TO STAND Germany Accepts Proposal to Take no Further Part in Russian Conferences And Soviets Agree to Al lied Debt April Associated tho Germans and the today submitted their res plies to the allies Tho German reply accepts the allied pro posal that the Germans take no fur ther in the negotiations between i tho allies and thc but reply does not modify the effective ness of the RussoGerman Tho Russian reply accepts tho allied proposal for thc payment of Russias debts due to foreigners and the restoration of foreign roperty na tionalized by Russia in case the soviet regime is granted recognition by allied governments as a de jure state nnd is given aelequate financial as The effect of the two replica is to continue the German and Russian participation in thc work here and thus to bridge over tho Crisis vhich threatened to disrupt the con Ap7il Associated I allied ultimatum accepts the condition that the German delegates be barred from participating in he further dis cussions of the Russian question by the Geona tho RussoGer1 man treaty signed at Rapallo In Boonc county according to figures employed under direction of Tay reeenlly compiled by Charles i Roth organizations will continue of the United States Bureau of Crop j tonight tomorrow the task of mip at Little berries will picked from acres of land and plying the war veterans with Although a few blanks went off on We assumed obligations a ten months salary non Rteam lyment of which will embarrass prac Kieotrically every on The teachers have linen Pumps service rendered for the best in Kocic jcnts of this Oh QiFourth the teaching Steam iing the interest of the school at Compete11 believe tnat tlln failure to res i tho Bacredness of a contract will Rlghtprli0 it difficult to secure a teaching i rf worthy of the standards of Jop Pbones JTifth On our we have felt obligation to give n ten months ice as per agreement asking too much to request you se your good offices and best eu 225 ft Fns us likewise 327 ft inferred Payment Satisfactory 609 ftXBitU If ifc Wt1 tllC 734 board of in 940 the wo would willing 1 1 i i 1 2391 fU3 service for the tenth month gHSsuranee of deferred payment 1 15 HP Fre reasonable 2 so HP Ati assure you of our loyalty and i rl HP Mluilip ancl at tlin time STEAM honorable board of edu to hear and seriously consider wests in contracts nnd agree OPPOSITE F No Threat Intended stated to a member of the staff that they meant their nppenl to the inch fnc fommunlcn 15 Qarc kindly manner that it was proceeded to and 8 QPf resultant It Air Ooycsolution as follows j25 b yft Triu come to the tho bonr1 of education 2 to money in excess of the 8 BOH 20 to conduct thc Drill he period of nine months I 448 Ingers in the teachers This thus they have slit a small but steady Bank transactions have aevraged froui to more each week this year than corresponding weeks last The week which ended last Wednes day has set the record for how showing an increase of over the corresponding week which end ed April The figures sliowu on l1ie clearing house records lor tne two weeks are for the week ending last Wednesday as compared with for the week ending April Gtum declared there is a large part of the hank transactions which arc not handled through the clearinghouse and elo not show on the clear ing house He said these trans made through tho mails and over the also on the and would how an even larger increase for this year over That the transactions nrer nics ing each succeeding week this year is shown by the fact the past week was more than u half million dollars larger tbiin the largest week in last Clearing house reports for the first three months of is compared with corresponding reports for 1021 folio March way will begin as soon as thc That may be wUrked ouf commission decides on thc method of at a meeting of the commission here Gary said that tho routes of the crossstate roads probably would be established in July or soon The engineers first must go over the dif ferent Then the board must mid hearings to determine the routes to be Because of the many different routes the contest will be hard fought among towns on the different Want a Disinterested Survey The first proposal was that state highway and adviser to make rccomnienelations on the crossstate routes to be The two engineers planned to start on trips of inspection next The latest is that two federal engineers be brought hero to map out the Gary and other mem bers of thc commission would prefer that disinterested engineering not connected with the nor having any connection in the do the so that no charge of favor itism later could be The commission first had planned not to lay out the crossstate roads tbis But recently Newton Wyld attorney for the gave an FLOOD VICTIMS IN ILLINOIS SENT AID April in Indiana and which have been nt flood and above for several were still high today and the rush of waters was wearing away protecting levees in several Thousands of acres of agricultural land were flooded when three levees along lie Wabash river in Indiana and Illinois Several blocks at Vin were reported under wa Aid was sent by the American Red Cross to seevrnl Illinois Food was provided for 400 homeless resi dents of and assistance was given to families from along the Miss issippi who had been taken to Flood conditions were also reported serious at Clinton and Dav Along he southern Mississippi large forces were working hard to strengthen levees against the rush of EDUCATIONAL VIEWS OF FORD AND BRYAN RAPPED Aprirl Silas Kv president of Ripon presented his objections to the educational views of specialists like Henry Thomas and Wil liam at a meeting of the Presbyterian Union last Henry Ford knows more about automobiles than I said Dr Ev hut I know more about the bin which he estimated Senator King said he was inspired o malVe his address because of thn inrder and eviction from Mexico of Mormon who he said bud tail ed to get protection fronn their own provide a total of twenty four car I he night and morning the after possible frost damage not taken into noon train to Jefferson City is cxpcct It is expected that to carry a heavy consignment of mail mers with small acreage will furnish J to the Missouri Soldier Bonus Commis other smaller carload Carroll county has 10 acres in straw Spurred on by Iho derision of tho bo berries which will bear this and commission that first come will is expected to i hip fourteen he first served and by announeemnt In other counties along the northern i hat the bonus fund probably will be part of the line in Arkansas small ship liort in the diigliborliood of menls are expected but the individual the veterans are making feverish allowed to Arrangements wore made to present the note at noon today to Premier Facta of Italy president of the I and also as the first signer of the protest received by the Ger The German note is longer than I that from the alljcs and begins by I acknowledging with painful tho protest which is coned ered Negotiations long Under The note then repeats what German foreign has stated on several negotiations for the conclusion of thel RussoGerinan treaty had begun longl were known to have been Inl progress rll the European governl nnd bad lately besi suspended out of deference to the of Germany hold by flhipmcnls considered fforts to get their blanks off as quiek AcroHR the slate Missouri i as hero are largo acreages in slrawber Blanks also havp been received by ries but duo to tlic fact that other Legion posts at Webb Cartrhage roads besides the Missouri and North i mid where Legion members Arkansas serve the the need j nre assisting nil exservice men in the But the exclusion from tho negotiations CHAIN STORE MANAGER ROBBED BY BANDITS F ifty for early resiiniiilion of operation is preparation of their not so some shipments blanks were prepared by the Cliarlcs are expected from Missouri Wood post at aCrterville last The first blank reserved at Car it is the intention of the law that all moneys now in teachers fund and all moneys that may come present school year shall as fully as possible be appropriated to the teach be it that it is the decision of the hoard to appro priate the full limit of all moneys legally received during this Behoof year to lifjuielate ns faas possible any in debtedness due the teaching force on their A report of the finance committee expected last night was delayed until next Monday at which time the tux board is to meet in special opinion that none of the 00 million dollars of road bonds under law could be sold until the system had been mapped On the crossstate system undoubtedly will be these Joseph to Joplin or Springfield through Kansas iCty Joseph to Hannibal Hannibal to southeastern Missouri through Louis Louis southeast to Springfield and In the state system there probably will be five socalled primary Vaudeville Actress Weds RIVERSIDE April Edmund Hoot motion pic ture actor of Los and Ilelch were ried here tory of the United about which he is trying to instruct this William Jennings politi cian a is ho yond his depth when he begins to teach science and KANSAS CITY man and i negro took several thousand j dollars from Frank general manager of a chain ot grocery stores J hero Whyle had thc receipts of sixteen of the companys stores in a In one of the stores the ban dits snatched the satchel from his hand nnd escaped by the back Whyle and his wife were held up several months whilo making col Icctioim for thc company and robbed of Whyle was unable to make an esti mate of todays MPHERSON SOON TO ANNOUNCE CANDIDACY Word has been received in Joplin hat Dick MePherson will an nounce his candidacy for ronomination to congress fronn the Fifteenth dis trict within the next soon as ongress adjourns he will be back home for the It has been assumed lliat MePherpoii would be a candidate to succeed him self though a few weeks ago there was a rumor that In1 might decide to retire on his So far as known there is no prospective caneli late against him and it is thought ho will have the nomination without oppo Among the democrats the assumption KecniH to prevail that Frank Lee will have no i RADIO MESSAGE j 1 BE SENT TO THOUSANDS j for XMMT When you insure Ebetelciu think of Gray ALIEN COAL MINERS RETURNING TO EUROPE Aprirl of alien anthracite coal miners to their native homes in either to sluy permaneently or to visit the scenes of their is now the heaviest since the suspension according to steamship From 2H to 30 leave here many of them being naturalized American who ex pect to come back after an agreement is readied with the They fiKiire that work will be resumed about the middle or the end of April tary Wallace of the department eif j agrisiilture will attempt tonight on Arj heir elay eve what is elcscribed as thn most widespread radio distribution of a single even to be The message will he transmitted at 0 oclock eastern standard from the station at to San Diego and San the Great Lakes Naval Sta and all army and postoffice de partment and also by the radio rely league and radio broadeusting Hta Radio experts slate that because of the constantly increasing nnmlier of radio sets in I he voice of tinsecretary will reach more people than any human voice since time be One year ng there were perhaps radio in this coun Teiday there ore over and the present monthly incrcnse is esti mated at liKinr thn post was Person1 liKlble to receive he bonus Ivsides and marines nnd Jinny iinrslf are of deceased hi thf niinoi1 wid mother ARGENTINA ELECTS RADICAL PRESIDENT April Associated election of Mar cello De radical for is assured by the latest re turns from Buenos Aires city and the The radicals secured 10 out of the 14 vactnt seats in the cham ber of deputies for the nnd one senator who will he Tomn Le former ambassador to the United The socialist1 gave DRUG SMUGGLING RING REVEALED BY ARRESTS SIOUX April of a smuggling interna tional in is supplying largo quantities of forbidden drug to addicts in middle western is belicved by federal agents to have bein reveal JITRY TO TRY BURL REED AT EXETER Special In The NPWM April entire morning was consumed todav in selecting a jury for the trial of Burl former deputy sheriff elmrueel with implication in lie renjhory of the Bank of near ceinluT and the opening state ments of attorneys was not begun until after 2 oclock this It was that tho introduction of will begin about t Virtually Hip of witnesses used in Iho trial Tuesday and AVednes doy if Robert a young farmer residing near will he used in Reeds It expected thc allies with tho Russians at the Villal De gave to the German dele gation the impression that the allies were trying to conclude arrangproonfs with the soviet governmen without Gel man perhaps to Get ninnys At a certain perhni through the Gcrmar delegation received the iraressiJii the allies were about to conclude agreement with he therefor the RiiKSoGerman negotiations and resulted in the sipnif of the treaty at Rnpallo on East CoDptrlbutes to Aim The German delegation believes this treaty does not violate the spiril of the nnd indeed oontirfcl hutes to its of the and the reconstructiiJTf of The note admits that after the elusion of this the German de gation has no reason to participate the work of the first commission deaJ ing with Russian hut Rayl it will willingly participate in the othej work of the same commission dealit with Europeanand German interest The elelay in doliverinj the note wal due chiefly to differences of ophlloj amons the Germans themselves as the best attitude to some fear ing the repercussion it might hai in French as French dele gates had kept themselves gevewll aloof during the whole statement nindo by Prime Minlste Lloyd George of Great Britain beforj the journalists at the meeting in th doyal palace interpreted to mean that France in perfect agreement with the oth much the sanies ns Amos convicted imprison eil in the nrresl here of four negroes who are being held today to avait ac tion by the next federal grand The negroes are held on charges of relling quantities of accord ing to Kenetick and federal who made tho Narcotics ore smuggled into the coun try from Mexico the officers believe and taken to ICunrnx City where the officers sny the distributing headquar ters of the band is Members of lint band then carry the drugs to middle western he officers de testimony will he in the Amos and sentenced to Dears ment in the Judge before whom tho case is being has overruled a belicved I motion for a new trial for and has formally passed sentence ou It was said today that Amos will not hey are disposed of by the mobt serious local one of which is alleged to opposition to thc have cxiftltd apueal the Much interest being shown In Reedn as in the Amos and standing room was at a premium in tho court room OAT KERNEL SPROUTS IN HIS CAUSES DEATH XWV April oat karncl which lodged In the right ear of Peter Everson wo wwks ago The first commission was for a meeting this morning by tt for a disc sipu of the Russian answer to the port prepared by the allied experts their Lonelon Text of Final Clause The text of the finalclause in German note reads With regard to the further treal ment of the Russian question in tJf the German also thinks it right that It should tal part in the deliberations of the t commission on questions correspond to those already settled between nuiny anel Russia only ease its laboration be especially If the Russians are granted ee tiou do jure and adequate help they state in their reply jsuM ted to the entente i ing o admit Russias brought em from which waive their counter Kvewm 5 H hospital hero lost restore the use of Continued on page 2
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