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Joplin News Herald (Newspaper) - October 28, 1922, Joplin, Missouri i V X Life Will Have fts Little The Former German at Doom Says He Is the Happiest Man on Earth THE WEATHER Missouri Fair warmer Sunday generally fair tonight and Sunday cooler Oklahoma and and Sunday JOPLIN NEWS HERALD Exclusive Day Dispatches of the Associated Press INAL EDITION 4 FIFTIETH OCTOBER PRICE THREE CENTS JURY Former Zinc Company President Ends Life by Shooting EDGAR KILLS SELF IN LOUIS Formerly Was Interested In Homestake Property Near Carterville And Was Widely Known In By tlie Associated capitalist and former presi dent of the Edgar Zinc was found shot to death in the kitchen of his home here He was 71 years old and police ex pressed the belief that he had com mitted A note addressed to Ills wife was found saying you do not commence to live until you He and his wife were Edgar recently filed suit for divorce after her husband serted advertisements in newspapers saying1 he longer would be re sponsible for her He explain ed tile advertisements by saying thathis who is 29 years his had become victim of the hypnotic influence of suave wily whd would call her on the telephone and induce her to pur chase expensive garments whichshe not He suggested that should be a league of hus combat the eloquent wiles of these Wife Ijtves In New Edgar recently has been re siding in New She was herb on a visit this week and departed yesterday for to visit a Edgar also left a letter to his instructing him as to the disposal of a few personal In the letter to his Edgar told her she could have the I will have my little home on the other side of the border where theres love and hap Edgar and wife mar riedTn it being his third matrimonial Edgar began his career as a bank clerk and in became sec retary of tho Glcndale Zinc He afterwards founded the Kdgav Zinc i Beer and Light Wines To Be Restored Says Benedict Crow ell v and light wines will be restored to America within a short time asa result of Americas resentment against a drastic and extreme according to Benedict former assistant secretary of and wealthy Cleveland contractor and And who played a big part in Americas war is lining up Ohio to participate in that This is a question of majority There is no issue of religion no personalities are Indignation against the drastic Volstead act atid the widespread debauchery following it has sprend until throughout America tho As sociation Against the Prohibition Amendment has started a fight for restoration of constitutional Zinc Head Was Widely Known Here mentioned in the creeping was widely Aknowh in the Joplin mining His last visit here was made during the last and was in connec tion with his interest in the Home atakyc mining property of eighty acres located of which he He severed his connection with tho Edgar Zinc a Louis about At the lime he sold his he was president of tho Ed gar organized the company in about 1870 and incorporated it as the Ed gar Zinc Company in The company maintains an orebuying office in Bishop Quayle Taken To Methodist Hospital AT opa of the Methodist Epis copal was brought the Methodist here lute yester day from Sti his official resi bishop suffered a breakdownseveral weeks ago while presiding at a conference in San Soon he re turned to but his condi tion improve greatly anil he came to Joseph for treatment in the where he underwent a surgical dperation about a year Mis country home is at Weather Outlook for outlook for the week beginning Monday Upper Mississippi and lower Mis souri valleys Showers and cooler at generally fair with nor mal temperature WOMAN WEPT OVER BODY OF SLAIN RECTOR Witness Says This Took Place Four Hours After Singer Escaped Fwrtn But Was WOMAN WITNESS TO HALLMILLS MURDER Half of Cars Stolen Here Are Recovered That the Joplin police department holds a higfc place in the percentage of stolen motor cars in comparison with other police de partments In Missouri and surround ing Is the declaration of heads of the in com menting upon a report recently sub mitted at request of an association of insurance i The covering J921 and up until October 1 this shows the local author ities are batting in their fight against motor car Of the 293 cars stolen here in the last four years and nine 140 As the police have become more experienced in combatting car the percentage of cars recovered has the report In cars were stolen and only twentyfive In thirty of the fiftyone stolen cars were In the police recovered thirtyfour of the sixty stolen Lost 20 Tills Up until October this they had recovered exactly 50 per cent of the forty cars police recovered exactly CO per cent If they can ward off the activit ies of thexthieves until next Tuesday the police will have a clean slate for this Only one car has been reported stolen here this and it was recover ed following an Two youths now trial chain ed with the theft of the Two other young men are In jail await ing trial with attempted motor car a jitney driver reporting that he returned to where he had parked his car to find one of them seated at wheclandthe other attempting to his In comparison with this police point out that reports this month of automobile thefts in the surrounding district have several times established new the as in the AntiSaloon present League and its allies have put the mark of disrepute upon anybody opposing all who dif fer as saloon This kept silent many men and women of highest aroused lic opinion hcks brought representa tive citizens tif Anierica to start the present Its objective Dry Law a Archbishop Declares Most James RomaiKCatholic arch TSishop of has observed American prohibition tit close range for several months and pronounced it a You cannot make men sober by an of wns his com ment on the dry The prelate left Australia lust April for a visit to the United Belgium and Ireland to drink beer and light Any person in any way connected with the liquor is barredfrom membership iji the in so far as this can possibly be Votes on Question In Two In Ohio and Illinois the voters will poll on a cleancut tion of the prohibition Crowell is chairman of the executive com mittee directing the Ohio The result will be ac cording to proponents of the Ohio measure to legalise light wines and It will register definitely the wet and dry sentiment of Ohio through one cleancut It will glvo congressmen ideal demonstra tion of the will of the And if moderation of the Volstead act comes within a short as Crowell it will place Ohio in position to benefit by the crhange the delay of a fight inthe or another submftting of tfie question to tho Prohibition has been before American people for 00 continued There have been alternating waves of sentiment both for and against Under tho stress of wartime with millions of voters with the colors and out of the the swing for prohibition carried farther than Advantage was taken of thl to enact a very foolish The swing toward moderation is now under The majority feels that it was advantage and it wants a Urges n Middle America has had religious and other controversies in the past and has settled them through adopting the sensible middle course of not allowing one group to fasten its per beliefs on the rest of the peo pled Why not adopt the same meth od toward the liquor question There may be some persons get ting difficult thing to by the beer and light the whole people should not be punished for the weakness of a There is nothing inherently wrong in taking a drink occasion Better respect for the a return to contentment and elimina tion of the bootlegger will be the result of without re turn of the oldtime This nationwide fight is the re sult of Americas abhorrence to a law making a criminal out of any person taking a The best people of America know this is nu moral far from support ing the they have more stuff In their cellars than in the wettest The net result has been the great est debauchery in Americas history defiance of shameful corruption of public and poisoning of as much liquor coming in as people can Rich tiet Liquor Poor Get The rich get good The poor get The general re sult is discontent that is gradually were amazing details in the alleged Xew Four hours after she had witnessed the shooting of the Edward Wheeler Hall and Eleanor Rein hardt Mills on the night of Septem ber Jane Gibson returned to scene and saw the woman she says was present when the two were bending low over the body of the rector weeping Neither the man who Gibson has told the authorities shot Ubsoi Hall and nor the automobile park ed nearby at the time of the murder was in sight when she made the second and the statement that escaped from her assailants after tho rector was only to recaptured and dragged eye witness fltory as retold yester day by Gibson to special Deputy Attorney GeneralWilbur Confidcntthat he has solved the murder which he says is but a Prosecutor Mott went ahead today with the work of assembling corroborative He indicated to newspapermen that no arrests be made until he has presented the case to the county grand Jane is disclosed as an eyewitness to the HallMills dual slayinor at New Her story is that she was riding a mule across the Phillips farm when she saw man nnd a woman attack another couple and heard four LEADERS SEE SPLIT IN THE WOMAN VOTE How Parties Are Appeal ing for Feminine Support Told by Emily Newell Blair arid Harriet Taylor womnn wjll it go Thats the biggest of all questions in political circles these If that could lie I here would be little need of waiting for tho bul letins election day to know the out come of the ilays united would hold the balance of Their Hired Assassins Blamed for Murder Annual Church Convention To Be Held Monday an nual convention of Jasper county Christian churches will be in session all day Monday at tho Curtervillc Christian More than 2i delegates and 100 other members of the various churches are expected to i The convention will begin at 10 BY MARY Xotert Detective First Po licewoinaii in New York Now Investigator Attached to Commissioner Enrights New is criminal that bungling of curious people destroyed practically every trace of evidence when tho bodies of Hall and Mills were had they been pre Continued on oclock Monday and dinner will bo Lunch by the Womens Aid Society of tho looal The afternoonsession will beginat oclock and the night session at The Cliff Titus of if president of tho county organization of has charge of a Krauti to be given during the three The program will be fea tured by talks on church work by prominent ministers and of the Annual election of of ficers also will be a part of a ness BARNES IS NAMED HEAD OF TEACHERS favor or disfavor would seat or seat senators and no united action coming elections LEADERS GIVE VIEWS ON THE WOMAN VOTE Continued on page 2j superintendent ofl Carthago public this morn ing was elected president of the Jas per County Teachers Association in the closing minutes of the conven tion at Joplin High School auditor He succeeds Barton of George principal of Webb City high was named vice succeeding Death erage of Miss Ella Booher of Oronogo was chosen succeeding Miss Fletta Childs of The convention next year will lie held at according to the practice of rotating between that Joplin and Webb Dates for the 1923 session will be an nounced The convention closed shortly af ter 12 oclock today A report made by the Miss showed that a total of 528 teachers A session of the county board of education is under way this after Superintendent Walter Colley The morning session opened with musical selections from by the girls plea club of Joplin high Following an invocation bythe Cliff Titua pastor of the First Christian an address on The Teacher as Com munity Leader was delivered by Adams widely known Juve nile court worker and field secre tary of the National Public Welfare Puffer related to teachers their responsibility in moulding of He said teachers must Continued on Pago Two Postmaster May Be Named Without Quiz Applicants for the position of Jop lin postmaster may not examined I by a board of postal It was stated yesterday at the local of Appointment in all probability will be made direct by the president upon recommendation of the congressman from this examination of ap un But by women in the is us election day draws even women leaders are urging wo men voters to align themselves ftef finitely with How Republicans and Democrats are appealing to the voters for their help 7 Is shown in the following statements written by tho leaders of the womens whip In each of the two old parlies Tariff Denounced By Blair IJy Knilly Newell Ulalr Of Democratic National How will the Democratic party got the women out to tho polls First of all by offering the womoii an opportunity to rebuke the present Congress for Us high tariff with a vote for congressmen who will op the present iniquitous rates on everything that women buy for themselves and tlielr Wohien are buyers of the family and they as face the tremendous increase in the cost ot what they without They Will flock to the ox prusa this in a vote against a Republican Congress which has voted for an increase In everything they n congressional He senators contended that this tariff would increase the cost of articles onjy a few But women know a few cents v on every article into a big sum on the Object Is They will not agroo with the Re publican paper which wild that the new tariff oil wool would only In crease overcoats To tho ma jority of voters In this country an increase of on tho price of overcoats never can lie riualified by We have attempted to bring this situation home to women through But we have also found jiiuny other ways lo carry news of the tariff to womou who neither read newspapers nor attend In cases they have made houseto In others they havo arranged porch 1 Sometimes they have employed the chainletter system sometimes the button Democratic women will elec tion day at their remind ing women who are But for most part the party must content itself with present ing tothe women of the country the oppprtunity that Is trusting that thegood sense and selfInterest of the American housewife will lead her to the Once she will register a vote to cut clovvri tho cost of her child rciis food and WILL PROBE REGISTRATION JOPLIN Irregularities in Qualify ing and in Recent mary Rumored Body Will Convene in thage on Mrs Newell IJlaJr Taylor Woman Who Slew Minister Belief Leonard rector of Marks church ot tho Incarna tion and widely known an the Bishop of all nnd Marguerite wife of a form ir district who were found to death yesterday In tho clergymans home within few feet of the room occupied by Christ were tho victims of tuiiiporary Insanity on the part of Carle in opinion uf local Ho Hiiri are lliu officials that the deaths represent a murder and u suicide thai Coroner John Holland and the sheriffs office last night an nounoed that no inquest would be hold unless relatives of the dead man anil woman insist on The theory of tho officers received confirmation from Mack called immediately after the said that when he ar rived the pistol was in Cttiletons hnud and her on the All of UK principals In the tragedy were well pllcants being Although term expired October Kirkpatricks no word has been received here concern ing intention of postal officials to ex amine According to word received from other the federal de partment IK cutting down expenses by eliminating the useless formality of sending an examining board to a Vity for the purpose of selecting the candidate favored by the congress Upton Tells Of Achievements By Harriet Taylor Republican National Kvecutivc The whole trend in politics today is for men and women to work to to attend the same meetings to hear both men and women tpeak to work on the same Continued on Princess Finds Fault With Wilhelms Home Her mine of who is soon fo be come the bride of the maii seems ti feel that his sieluded homo at Doom is a nice restful she would not want to live there every day in the She is reported to have told William that she will be unable to stay at Doom for more than four or five months each Tho former kaiser is worrying a deal over complying with her wishes for certain alterations in his according to dispatches lo tho Dally Recently the princess gave him some rather reprehensive Ideas of how the place should bo William is doliiK his utmost to make the resi dence as agreeablefor her as pos The Daily News correspond out says the wish of the former kaiser that the bells of the neighbor ing countryside be rung on his wed is notlikely to be That a special grand jury has been summoned for the November term oC cispuit court at that one of the matters it will pay special attention to is rumored prim ary election irregularities in the county was the announcement made today by Sheroff Harry Both Mead and prosecuting declared that one of the matters be placed be fore the grand jury will be rumored irregularities in the registration of voters here last Judge who summoned the grand jury for division 1 of circuit said that while he is In the dark concerning what the grand jury will be called upon to Invest the prosecutor may place be foro it any matters he may Affidavits Before Waldoii explained that the Irregu larities in the registration consist of affidavits which have been filed be fore the county board of revisions now meeting at tlie court house He pointed out three of these as special They now are the subject of a vigorous contest the board of According to one of them is signed by a woman who went to the registration place in a motor but refused to go inside and The others were signed by a man and his wife who went to the office of a democratic candidate after the registration and signed the I v In all the signing the affidavit must swear he or she was out of the city or ill during all of the three days of the registra Walden If those facts are not then tho person mak iiiK the affidavit is guilty of per j Offense a If tho person making the false tffldavit votes or offers to then are guilty of a Thosummons for the grand which is in possession of alls the jury for November I look for a number of arrests to bo made in connection with the grand jury investigation alleged Irregularities in the primaries and the Walden Walden that leniency probably would bo accorded any who may prove thai were prevailed upon to sign the false affidavits Against their as has been Of tne 400 affidavits which have with tho bonrdof revis are said to be republican and the remainder It Is said that early yesterday the re publican and 114 democratic affi davits were und the remainder were filed in one lot later yesterday Farmer Dies as Son Makes Exciting Run a retired farmer and farmer mayor of died from heart failure here yesterday during an ex citing point In the Oswego and Cherryvalohigh school football game just as his Curtis Oswego carried the ball to a point near the opponents goal in a spectacular The game was called immediately with the score 6 to 0 in favor of Cherry Terrorists Blamed fop terror ists were blamed by the police today for the bomb explosion last night in front of the new home of Bernard E chairman of the board of directors of the Illinois Telephone No clue to the identity of the bombers had been found early
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