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Moberly Semi-Weekly Monitor (Newspaper) - December 1, 1916, Moberly, Missouri VOLUME 45 FRIDAY DECEMBER 1 1916 MOBERLY MO NUMBER 43 ITS PUHS FJUIO AT JEFF KIN SOX CITY WCSIGXATKS UOlTi THK KOAJ WILL TAKE Special Lo the Monitor JEFFERSON CITY Mo Nov 29 Theapplication of the Chicago Burl ington Quincy Kail road Company for certificate of authority to construct fin extension to its lino of railroad from Mori roo C i ty Jn Mon re c Co nn ty Missouri to the City ofMoborly in Kan County Missoiiri is as follows now the Chicago Hurl ington ifjuiricy Railroad Company and inakor Uys Us application to this Commission for a certificate authorising it to ex tend Us line of railroad from Monroe City in Monroe County Missouri to tho city of Moborly in Randolph Coun ty Missouri and for that purpose a logos L That it desiros to construct single track railroad with passing tracks switches and tormina facilities leaving its present line of railroad at a point aboutonehalf mik west of its present station in the town of Monroe City Monroe County Mis souri and running in a southwesterly direction through said county of Mon roe and through the town of Madison jn Monroo County Missouri and through the County of Randolph and through to said city of Moborly and terminating at a pointabout throo milessouthwestof said city of Mohev ly which latter point xvill for present bo called MoberlyJunction Said railroad will he constructed with heavy steel rails upon wooden tier upon earth by means of such cuts and 111 Is as that the maximum against ensthound tvafllc will petitioner proposes to voluntarily sep arate the grade thereof by the con struction of its railroad either over 01 under said public highways The re mainder of said crossings this petition er proposes to make at grade but it also intends to propose to the couaiy courts of Monroeand Randolph coun ties certain changes in location of pub lic highways for the purposo pf elimi nating iiimiecessary and undesirable crossings so that it cannot at this time Hie a full complete or final plans for the crossings of said hlgnways Section seven of the application tells where the road will cross the Missouri Kansas Texas and the YVabash tracks and reads as follows Mst In the eastern part of said City of Moheri track petitioner MMSSAGK TO THE MONITOR UE THAJVKS UlllKl CHEWH 01 FIRE JVKIAimilOlVT FOK AVOKK at which point the will cross over the be tenths of1 one per cent and maxfmtim grade against westbound traffic will be iaurtenths of one per the maxt track of said Missouri Kansas Texas Railway with a suitable permanent bridgxv having a vertical minimum clearance of twentytwo feat 2nd Petitioners proposed exten sion willcross the tracks of said Wa bash Railroad Company and Missouri Kansas Railway Company the southern edge of said City of Mob eriy near the point where said othor railroads now cross each ether at grade and it is the intention of pe titioner to alsi cross said tracks U grade but the method and manner of so crossing will be the subject of ne gotiation with said other railroads The Monitor this morning received the following letter from K 13 Kier man mayor of llimlsvillc The citizens and officers of Himts vllle wisli tothank Moberly hoi1 mayor and her good firedepartment for their quick response to our distress call of Monday morning November 27 John Crews of the fire depart nunU also received a letter from Mayor Gicrnan thanking him for the work hat he and assistant tiuck driver Mose Alexander did after making their fast drive to the county seat in re sponse to the fire alnIm which came from that place The lames had gotten from under the control of the volunteer firemen ol Hunfsvitlo and when the renuesf came to Moberly for the local department to aid them it appeared that the town was doomed to destruction Chief Crews made what local automobilisls consider a remarkably fast run with the big the distance to REAI Y 30Tfi nATTL K LAWRENCE Kas Nov the twentynine gridiron contests between the University of Kansas and the Uni versity of Missouri Jielvansans have considerable advantage and on Thanksgivingclay here the Jayhawkcrs expect to add one notch to their belt of victories Stafistics for Uie games between these two ancient rivals in football since relations were ftogun in 1S01 show that Missouri has won butsix contests andthiec games have had tie scores The following arc the scores of previous con tests nsas 22 M isso u r i LSfl2 1SOM Kan s a s 18 Missouri 12 Kansas S Missouri S IMissouri i2 i so il ls nn ISfKi 1807 STATE SEEKS IJNMRttCl FULLY G KILLED IN CKOS8 EXAMINATIOX Section nine which concludes tins Huntsville in a trifle less than twenty application states Your pelitionev therefore prays that it be granted a certificate of present ana future pub lic conveniences and necessity for the construction of its said proposed ex tension of its railroad and asks that this Commission make at this time a preliminary order declaring that it willthereafterupon application issue a final cerlillcatc when this petitioner shall have obtained and filed with said Commission proper evidence that it has obtained the necessary franchises or dinances and permits from the coun ties an d in co rpo ra tod c i ti es and to w us throiugluwhich said constructed Petitioner further asks that as convenient for the hearing of this mum curvature and wKere said line petition and that it givo due notice minutes SEVFRK JlKONTillAL HILT YIELDS TO early of railroad shall cross natural watt courses proper andsufficient bridges culverts and other openings will no constructed of cither concrete or stool or both 2 The purpose of tho construction of this line is to make a short low grade line between the Mississippi River ami other points of connection cat thereof including the city of Chi cago Illinois and the city of Kansas City in Jackson County Missouri for which purpose it will later oil her ob taintrackage rights on the tracks of other companies from said Moborly Junction westward or construct ili own lino or both and said new lino ot railroad will provide said city of Mob erly with bettor and more direct serv ice to other important points than it now han and also provide railroad fa cilities and service for interior tor ritory not now provided with any such service and will also provide a short er lower grade line between Kansas City and Chicago than it now has that such lino is necessaryJorthofjcnmmii between said points and wi 1 great convenience to the public by rea son of tho bettor and quicker service this petitioner will be able to render inthe movement ol such traffic This applicant will construct said now line of railroad with money now in its treasury available to La used for that purpose said treasuryto be later by the issuance of securities covering said lino The fourth section of tho application states that the said proposed extension oKthe pclitioncrs railroad may com pete to a limited extent with the Mis souri Texas Railroad ana the Wabash Railroad Company which uses tho former roads tracks now be tween Monroe Cityand Moborly io the Burlingtons proposed extension is Seated near Ihe lino of rail Afissouri Texas Railway at points and nl other points abnm live mil or thereof to such other persons or cor as it may deem necesuarv The petition was filed by O M Spencer and H J Nelson attorneys for the road and was sworn to by Hale liolden president it covers Tour and onehalf typewritten pages PHiLADELPHfA fall J was troubled with a very severe bron chial cold headaches backache and sick to my stomach I was so bad I became alarmed and tried several med icines also a doctor not get any relief A friend asked me to try Vinol and it brought the relicl which I craved so now T am enjoy ins perfect C Einglcton We guarantooVinol which contains beef and peptones Miiariganesb peptonatos and glycerb phosphatos for chronic cough colds and bronchitis Fred Priesmeyer Also all the loading drug stores in Missouri TAKKX TO MrsWilliam K MisBouri 10 Kansas 80 Missouri Kansas 10 Miszkniri 0 1808 Kansas 12 Missouri n Kansas31 6 Missouri G Kansas 12 Missouri IS 1 17 Misiouri Kansas f Missouit Kansas 20 Missouri Kansos 2l MlsKOiiri Kansas 0 Kansas I Missouri Kansas 10 Missouri Kansas 1010 Kansas f Missouri n Jvansas Missouri n Kansas 12 Missouri 3 Kansas 0 Missouri lOlI Kansas 7 Missouri 10 Kansas S Missouri fi Total points scored Kansas 102 Missouri 127 U 0 0 0 0 0 I 12 ST JOSEPH Mo Nov is be lieved that with the placing of the do fondant Oscar D McDanicl cm the stand tho defense will rest its case This may be done this afternoon Yesterday the testimony of several of McDanicls witnesses was material ly weakened under severecrossexami nation ThG defenses star witness E TO Card took the standat oclock yesterday Part of our house is directly across the street from1 Ihe McBanielhouse ho testified With my wife mother and sisterin law 1 camo homo at about 11 oclock the night ofJuly M he answered to jiioslions Wehad been downtown fied at the coroners inquest til at you were just going into the door of your house the night of the murder when you suddenly turned about and sav Mrs McDaniel pass her window Yot this morning you have said before this jury that when one is standing up on that porch of yours you hadnr a view of Mrs McDaniels window but that the view of the McDanicl home could only be bad when one is sitting down Now which is right Card said he meant in his answers before tho coroners jury that ho was just enteringthe house and that he made noparticular distinction between sitting down and standing up because ha meant that he was jjiist entering Uie house Now1 the attorney general contin ued on the night you Bay you canvo home from downtown with your folks dont you Yes But isnt it a fact you were with a crowd of politicians and went over tho town buying drinks and frequenting IRA AM ORA LEWIS WERE THE DEATH PENALTY COURT LAST ST LOUIS Nov OtisLewis 3D years old and his brother Roy Joe Lewis aged were given the death penalty at oclock last night foi the killing of Motor Cycle Patrolman John McKcnna after the jurors were out exactly four and onehalf hours About fifty persons among whoin were less than half a dozen women sat in the smokefilled and dimlylighted courtroom in theMunicipal Courts Buildingwhen the buzzer sounded sharply twice announcingthat the jur ors and came golhor home on a street oar to KHlNJU MAT William Misimor received a letter this morning fromMiife brother Rob ert stating that the Matters wife had died at their home Diego Cal Scott Myra tlMMtAL ilKLi TODAY The funeral services of little James Luke Morrissey was held at St Johns church at nine oclock this morning Father Carney officiating at the high mass All of the pupils of St Marys Academy attended the impres sive services in a body asa tribute ta the little follow who had been a faith ful scholar at the Sisters school he marching in with the funj Bailey oral Seldom it ever has a more touching and impressive sigiit boon witnessed inSt Johns church Father Carney spoke many words of comfort o the bereaved ones All yesterday afternoon after school was out large numbers of children nathljrcd at the home to pay their last to their deceased chum who hadbeen so suddenly taken from their midst by thedread tetanus All of the smaller children of St Marys school marched in a body to the home in charge of the Mother Superior all eager to gel a last glimpse of heir bo loved companion voices and little faces bier betrayed the profound feelings ot the little ones and brought tears to the eves of all who witnessed tlu streel was taken to the Slato Hospital at Fulton this morn ing by Depurj Sheriff Roy Hamlllon She was also accompanied by her daughter Mrs Scott has been in poor health for some time past Her friends trust that a few months treatment at ho hospita will cauiso her condition to improve TOXKHAL HIILI TODAY Funeral sorvjecs for the late Johvi switchman who was killed in Denver Colo last Friday woro hold this afternoon from the First Christian church conducted by the Rov T Menson Burial was in Oakland ceme tery Many pi the railroad boys who knew Mr Bailey when ho was a rosi this city aftonclol the obsc I m es and the hushed tense expression on tho as they turned from tho last week Tho funeral was hold first of this week burial made in San V Joe Munolt and spent yes terday hunting in tlVo vicinity of Arrt niore CvomSt Louis for a short visit with relatives and friends Hartley Johnson Lea Bauer and Hassett Nave svill go to Jacksonville tomorrow and spendthe day hunting in that vicinity Duff Phillips wont to Kansas City this afternoon From there ho will go to Lawrence tomorrow and root for I ho Jay hawkers in tho annual game against the Missouri Tigers Though Diilj now is a Missourinn itsccms that he just cant forget his Alma Mater and at these annual football games he may always bo found root ing for the Kansas boys TWO IWOUOITT LONJDON Nov Zeppelins which raided the northeast ooast aiul the north midland countieslast night wore brought down in flames tho crews of each being killed it was of ficially 11171011 need today This makes soyen German airship destroyed in England this yen r while six have been brought down in other fields of operations One womap was killed and sixteon personswbro ininrod by last nighvs raiders The airships dropped 100 bombs scene As James was one of the most faith ful altar boys at Si Johns church ho was beautifully laid out in cassock and surplice which ho loved so well Father Carney said that sometime ago James said who ho wanted to be pallr bearers at his funoral whether it way in piny orin earnest ho did not know hut howovor ho chose hem and the boyfi lie named served as pallbearers After tho solemn services Ihe little KLSKA AND MISS AXVA iiV JRiCV BUOADHirKST limo past and is well known in cily whore she has many friends a vrrctty young lady whoso s dispositionhas made her M favorite Vvith all hor acquaintaMocs and all will be glad to lenrii of hor happiness county court was awarded the contract Mr Flsca is employed as a clerk in Morroe County for building bridges necessary in Run1 for the Moborly Trust Company and has AvUh dolph county Tho contract it Js said j is a gentleman of sterling worth He Section live of the application roads j body was laid to rest in St Marys So far as now known this potif ioiuv cemetery proposod oxtcnHion will not touch 01 pass tiirnugh the corporate limits nt any city town or villa so othon than thesaid city of Moberly in Randolnitl Company at the last mooUng thij County Missouri nnrt the town of CONTUACTS Tho LvnchMcDonald Construction At his homo 412 West Rollins street the Itov C N Uroadhnrst this after noon performed the ceremony which united Or la H El sea of this city and Miss Anna Mabele OConnor of Clifton Hill in marriage Tho attendants woro Forrest Morrisscy am Miss Orleno Darnelon A sister of tho bride also wiijiqssed Use ceremony The bride has liecti employer as school teacher ior somo this She Section v croafiingn and reads proposed extension will cross forty public highways outside of of said City of Moborly aboui about of said crossings thi amounts to about There were u number of bids but the estimate of tho LynchMeDonald Company was the lowest and ho conlract therefore way awarded to them is held in high esteem by all who know him After a short honeymoon trip ho and his bride will go to housekeeping In tho Tin bay apartments on West Rol lins The ollicial account of the raid fol lows A number of hostile airships ap proached the northeast coast ofKng land between iO and II olcloclc last night Bombs weredropped at various places in Yorkshire and DurhamTJuij damage is believed to be slight One airship attacked by airplanes of the Royal Flying Corps was brought down in names into the sea o IT the fioastof Durham Another airship crossed into the North Midland coun ties and dropped bombs at various places On her return journey she was repeatedly attacked by airplanes of the Royal Flying Corps and guns She appears to have beendamaged for the last part of the journey was made ntvery slow spood She was unable to reach the coast before day was breaking Neatthe Norfolk coast she ippnronily succeededin effecting repairs and was proceeding oast at high hpood and at an altitude of over SOOO font when she was attacked nine miles out at sea by four machines of the Royal NavalAir Soryice and an armed trawler and was brctught down in flanios at a m I went into the house then came out on tho front porch to sit and talk with my mother Could you soc the sou 111 cast up stairs window of the McDaniel homo from your window C F Strop asked Yes sir Does the foliage in any way inter fore withUie view of the McDanio house from yoair porch Not when you are sitting When did you get homo A little before 11 oclock Hesaid ho saw Oscar McDaniel com home in his car at 11 oclock tha night How long did you remain on you porch about Did you see McDaniel go awa again v Yos at or thereabout Had you ever seenMrs MeDanie in her sleeping apartment aftoi dark Yes1 After McDanicl left homo did yen see Mrs McDaniclin her room Yes sir 1 saw her pass in front of her window in her night dress and 1 positively know it was she I saw hoi pass and 1 saw the kind of clothes slu woro In my own mind there was no doubt it was Mrs McDaniel This was tho testimony I ho defense was after and Strop immediately turned the witness over to tho slate On crossexamination Attorney Gen eral Barker asked Gard if he know a girl by the nameof draco Stotwell Yes 1 have known her Dirl she not file a suit against 30u once charging seduction I believe hor father did Sbo was too young oh about In wasnt she T think so And they charged you with seduc ing that child There was something like that was a student in your college wasnt she Yes Atul you wore charged through tho prosecuting attorneys ollioo with se ducing a girl of 15 Card said action of that kind hart boon start od And Oscar Mo Daniel refused to bring suit against you didnt ho I dont think Oscar McDaniel was prosecutor at that time Barker then said MeDaniel was as Distant prosecutor when the suit was brought and asked Gard if bo proposed a political way he replied Now JVJr Gard you took at leasi twelve drinks that night didnt you And still you come here before jury and testify you saw Mrs Mc the small opening there must have been betweenthe heavily leaved branches of the trees out there passing in front oLher window s No I didnt take twelve drinks Ben Rinholt superintendent of the city workhouse was with you ho Mr Gard J believe he was v Say now truthfully you woro pretty drunk that night werent you Mr Gard No sir the witness replied loudly Gard was brought back to UestanJ in the afternoon Now Barker said to him yonv family claims the trouble between you and this girl was settledbetween yon and the girls father Is that correct Gard answered Yes Then this shouted Barker holding up a copy of the court record showing saloons The Lewis brothers receivedthe ver I WAS on some courtesy calls in djctlof the twelve nienVwith stoical Ii difforcnce The jaunty defiant manner which Ora displayed throughout the eighteen days of the trial almost de serted him but turning halfway aroxmd to the spectators seats his lips curled into a weak smile Roy sat rigid in his chair and not a muscle of his face changed A few seconds later when the sheriffs gaval announced the adjournment of court both jumped briskly to their feet and were led to their cells by the depiuy sheriffs who had boon detailed tq guard tho boys None of the women members of the Lewis family were incourt last night j when the jury came in The only members of the families of those di rectly concerned in the tragedy who wore present were twobrothersofPa trol man McKenna The jury was taken to its room to begin its deliberations at oclock yesterday afternoon immediately aft er Circuit Attorney Harvey finished his closing talk on behalf of the slate When it became apparent to those the case was dismissed outright by the is false Is that what yovi j t waiting in the crowded courtroom that tnir a verdictcould hardly be expected in short time most of the crowd left mean answer me now and tell V j Those who remained collected in little J dont know anything about lhav f my record Gard replied meekly Mr Gard Barker said slowly after you had debauched this lit lie girl what became of hor can you toll us No Gard answered I cant That is all said Barker ho witness was excused THEIR OFF CERS ELKCTIOX VAS HELD CARPEX TEllS HALL AlT JSOOX At ho mooting of the Brotherhood o groupsand talked in low tones an air of tenseness pervading the courtroom Tho tension grew when the jurors returned from their supper at 7 oclock and word went around that they liar begun noting At the buzzer rang sharply lwiceand Deputy Sheriff Hamilton hurried outof the room Judge Grimm who had gone home was notified and a delay of about twenty mimUes resulted before court t was again called to order An inti I mation of what was to follow seemed to show in the solemn countenances of tho twelve men as tney took their seats and a hum of conversation ran through tho assemblage in the spec tators scats which was immediately followed by silence as the door agai7i opened and the two defendants walked to their seals City Hall clock1 began tho Railroad Trainmen held in this cUy vesterday afternoon ofliccrs for tho ensuing year were Five ap pointive ofliccrs will benamed nceting to bo hold on December vheu the ofliccrs elected yesterday will jo installed Tho trainmen at this mooting will also enjoy a banquet which promises to bo a most elaborate affair Tnihe election yesterday Jerry P Mine was again selected for president this making his fourth consecutive j to loll the he was prosecuted by Mrs Frank DoLacoy and mother Mrs C A Stark wore here for a hours today onrotitc from Monlton la to Kansas City where they will spend several clays with relativesami friends the prosecuting attorneys ofUcc It is he states conlcntion McDanicl was influential in throwing the case against Curd aut of the courts and that Oard moans now to reciprocate with his testimony favoring the accused Mr Card tho attorney general said did you know the girl you wore charged with seducing wont to tho underworld Here Strop of McDaniols defense raised an objection I dont know Gard replied whetli or she went to the underworld or not across of the cOurtrooin ap parently the least excited persons in the courtroom Ora smiled several times as lie looked about him term Mr is one of the Tii fact you dont care is that it Mr prevented from answering by another objection from Strop The conrt ruled Card should not be queM tioneclalong iliat line and the attorney general proceeded Now said he general you esti liked labor union men in bis section of the state and he had made an en viable record for efliciency in the office to which ho war reelected The rail road boys made no mistake when they again put him at the head of then local lodge Other ofliccrs are Vice S H Fisher Secretary W Agent official publication T W Fish or Chairman local grievance covnmit teej c Griffin Secretary grievance committee and passenger G C Miller Medical Exam S PTowles Tho local lodge No 57 is now in r JTRY DECLARED IH31 LXNOCKXT OF BY ATTORNEY Len Tetcrs was declared not guilty by a jury in Judge A C Gladneys court yesterday when he was arraign ed before Judge Gladney on a charge of giving liquor to two minors Tho two boys stepbrothers told J W Fisher Prosecuting Attorney Jeffries that Mr Totors had supplied them with and whiskey and that one of the boys became intoxicated as a result thereof Mr Jeffries at once filed a charge against Mr Teters and his arrest fol lowed Thedcfandaui retained Attorney M J Lilly to defend him and the case was called for trial yesterday Quite a number of witnesses woro flourishingcondition and with these splendid officials at tho head of tho j examined Mr Teters declared organizationis bound to grow in mem bership Monitor Want AQs sell the goods was not guilty of the charge and afioi the evidence had been summed up the iury returned a verdict declaring him not guilty
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