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   Beatrice Daily Sun (Newspaper) - July 31, 1931, Beatrice, Nebraska                                THE TEMPERATURES 8 Low Yesterdays Ugh 104 100 8t 97 BEATRICE DAILY SUN If you didnt see it in the SUN it didnt Member of the Associated Press THE WEATHER Showers VOLUME XXX BEATRICE NEBRASKA FRIDAY EVENIN G JULY 311931 19 COOLIDGE SEEN AS PRESIDENTIAL POSSIBILITY Officers Attacked For Round ing Up Gage Boot FIELDS STRIPPED BY INSECTS FORCED TO FOLLOW ROUNDUP POLICY Expressing the opinion that It is Gage countys galaxy of boot their associates and sym pathizers who are behind an at tack on the officers who conduct ed last Saturdays countywide dry Sheriff Tom Dunn today took up the cudgels in behalf of the The sheriff did not conceal his annoyance over the lively freshet of criticism that followed the ac tivities of the county sncl special officers and though his department did not ap pear in the leading role in the raids and has not been the target of the sharpest he defended all the associated enforcement Consider Conditions I think that thoughtful scrut iny of our raids with all the con ditions considered will bring wide spread approval of what we did and will go far toward turning the shafts of vengeance that the coun tys bootlegging element have been plying busily against he The I am were justifiable in every respect and from a law enforcement point of view they were quite Thats why there has been so much hue and cry from the quarters of the law Those raids Discussing the charges that have been made against the raid the sheriff explained why twelve officers were used to get six alleged Get Tips Twelve officers did not swoop down on each he as a matter of fact most of the raids were conducted It has to be that News of a raid travels too fast for a force to move progressively through a We must strike at all our objectives at That pre vents concealment or disposal of liquor stocks and flight of the sus In reply to the critics who point out that only very small quan tities of liquor were obtained at most of the places and in some places only a few bottles of beer were the sheriff declared that criticism did not take in to account the more significant clement in the We were after he It will be recalled that at all places I our men purchased Now the law and public opinion may con sider a relatively small quantity of liquor a reasonable amount if it is kept on a shelf for medicinal pur poses or but any quantity becomes Illegal when the posses sors of it have it for Typhoid Law So regardless of our the fact remains that we nabbed a bunch of thats a he that they probably do not care to There is this much about he summed Enforcement of ficers are sworn to uphold the and thats what we are trying to If the law happens to be un popular in some it is no reason why we should refuse to enforce And there is no reason to upbraid the officers when they are doing their sworn The time to upbraid them is when they are not doing IS TO PAY OUT Depositors Of Defunct Insti tution Receive More Money July 31 UP second of 20 per is to be paid depositors in the failed Tecumseh State The first of 50 per was made several months Receivers said they expect to pay all depositors in Ben Yankee leftfield er who leads both major leagues in base recently ran 100 in his in 10 and 25 Associated Press Photf Scenes of devastation luch at taken In Tripp South are common In that state and Nebraska and Iowa after visita tions of grasshopper This a 1 CK if Hope To Defeat New Ne braska Statute LICENSE FEES ARE INCREASED July though the state treasurers of fice began its official check to day of names on petitions filed yesterday seeking suspension of the law Increasing license fees on motor trucks and offi cials there Indicated there could be no doubt as to the petitions being adequate to halt operations of the which is effective The check will be as a requirement of the Deputy Secretary Thomas said that he had disquali fied a number of signers because of the absence of an address or through some other but that he believed the petitions carried a sufficient number of valid More He also announced that Arthur representing the Nebraska was ready to file an additional names sometime This would bring the total over the nearly more than the 10 per cent Thomas said a check of the pe titions would require a number of In a prepared statement on the truck Balls said that until the check of names is com pleted and a decision announced by Secretary Frank Marsh the law would remain dormant By Balis said it was un derstood that commercial trucks of the state would not be com pelled to pay the increased license All truckers of the he should understand that until the secretary of state as certains the sufficiency of the pe they should refuse to pay these fees if they are OVER FALLS NIAGARA July 31 probable Niagara Falls tragedy was seen by authorities in the finding of a mans coat in Queen Victoria park on the river bank about 300 feet above the brink of the Horseshoe falls In the pocket of the coat was an unsigned penciled on the back of a business which indicated the pre sumably Arthur Stern of New York directed that hia trav eling bags be sent BURNS FATAL NORTH July Ley of North died in a hospital here yesterday from an the result of burns suffered in an explos ion June his Dor cey died last week in a vain attempt to save the life of his 1 EL N 1 July 31 Iff may be times of depres sion and selfishness to some peo ple but not to Tom The seventeenyearold youth came to Tecumseh last fall and found work in a commission com pany plant when many men were out of work and unable to find anything to Recently who said he has no was taken to a Be atrice hospital for removal of his Now his fellow work era have each contributed one days the fund to bo sent to Tom at the City Water Sample Is Polluted Reports on analyses of the Be atrio sijty water made by the state public health laboratory show that three of four samples of water sent in for examination were satisfactory and one was The one which was reported as unsatisfactory was labeled as coming from 503 West Court The state chemists com ment upon it was Bad consid erably contaminated with bacter ia of intestinal origin in sample as received at Such water should be boiled or chem ically treated before being used for drinking Germs Present The analysis shows Coli con tent to be 8 per 100 cubic centi Umeters The city commissioners have sent specimens to Lincoln for tests the Layne hookup was made and the reports came back marked The samples to which reference is made above were sent to the lab oratory by a PE TO BEAT OS AdOUN RECD RD BE Pangborn Herndon Speed Onward Across SEVENTEEN HOURS BEHIND SCHEDULE July Pangborn andHugh passing through on their way around the stopped only a little more than five hours here then roared away across seeking to lower the globegirdling record set by Har old Gatty and Wiley They got here from Berlin be fore noon and left at eastern standard time planning to reach in the middle of before coming down again July Pangborn and Hugh American airmen making a round theworld speed landed at Moscow from Berlin today at eastern standard They were approximately 17 hours behind the trail blazed by Wiley Post and Harold The flight from Berlin required a little more than 10 hours and the first thing they did upon ar riving here was to arrange for re fueling so that they might re sume their hard journey within three Pangborn said they had aband oned their original plan to make the Pacific crossing in one long hop from Tokyo to and instead will follow the PostGatty route arross Siberia and the Ber ing sea to They believe they have an ex cellent chance to beat the mark set by their predecessors be cause they intend to make fewer and shorter stops They had excellent flying weather from although there were some head and When they landed both said they were feeling fine although they were looking a bit COCHEflUCE Superintendent Miller An nounces State Fair Com petition CASH OFFERED ENTRANTS Gagi county 4H club specialists in pig now have a chance to distin guish themselves with anther kind pen one writes Theres money in it for the best County Superintendent Miller has announced the opening of the county section of the fctate 4H club essay contest as Gage swings in line with other Nebraska counties in furthering the activi ties of the Nebraska state It will be an essay contest in which 4H club members will write up to words on Nebraska as a Twenty Year Per carrying cash prizes which will be awarded during the The first prize will be the second the the and the fifth August 10 Limit Judges will select thbest five essays from the county and these will go to the fair with leading essays from the other There the best five in the state will be The state awards will be made September 6 with Governor Bryan in I would like at least 50 Superintendent Miller I believe Gage county has a fine chance to win one or more of the state The essays must be placed in the county superintendents hands by August Either the superinten dent or Harold county di rector of 4H club work can pro ide full instructions as aid to the club members the worlds ranking ama teur tennis today told his friends he planned to turn pro fessional about the middle of September CONTINUE ASSEMBLY July UPCon tinuance of the Nebraska Epworth assembly here as an annual feat ure of Nebraska Methodism was assured today in a report present ed by Edgar president of the assembly at its annual busi ness meeting Gates said one half of the debt against the Epworth park here had been paid and the remainder of the mortgage was covered by subscrip 7 CENTS GAS TAX July tomorrow and un til July Florida will levy a tax of seven cents a gallon on all gasoline sold in the The highest state tax on gasoline any where in the United The seven cent levy is estimated to provide a year in new Three of the seven cents will go to the state road depart three to counties and one cent to the general TOOK RIGHT STEP July Minister MacDonald told the house of commons today that as a result of his visit to Berlin be was con vinced the sevenpower conference in London had taken the proper steps to relieve immediate financial difficulties of BREAD PRICES The problem of why the wide between wheat and bread prices is being Sunrise bakery announces that their price reductions so far this year have been 33 13 ROGERS BEVERLY I been getting some papers sent to me from up in the Northwest and I am telling you from the pictures these grass hoppers have laid that country lower than the farm They just swarm onto a place like farmers at a free barbecue and leave about as There is one thing to be said for the He has generally operated in Republi can Kansas has been ruined by em as often as by the politicians BO thats why the Democrats have never paid the bugs much in fact kinder urged em But they never even prayed for anything like this to hap WILL FARMERS PRAY FOR RELIEF FROM PLAGUE Associated Press Photo Part of a throng of more than Union South farming people Is shown kneeling be fore an outdoor altar near imploring divine aid in combatting hordes of grasshoppers devastating their On the same spot 60 ago similar rites were Great Floods Follow Drought In Mountain States And Over Large Section Of Northwest B I Capone Is Granted Permis sion By Judge In WILL DURING AUTUMN July face Al Caporiewas granted leave to withdraw his plea of guilty to two indictments for violation of the income tax laws in an unex pected morning court session to Federal Judge James Wilker son set the case for trial Septem ber 8 and announced he would re serve decision until that date on the gangsters motion to withdraw his guilty plea on the indictment for conspiring against the prohibi tion The court gave its decision short ly after 10 having summon ed attorneys to his court room at the last minute apparently desir ing to avoid the turmoil of crowds that attended yesterdays September Only Michael Ahern was pres ent to represent the gang and be took no part in the proceed Judge Wilkerson gave a brief statement of his docketed the case for nearmg and adjourned Capone was not District Attorney George said he expecteu a trial date would be set 8 for late in that Upon adjourning court yester day Judge Wilkerson indicated he would give his decision at today and the morning summons was a In a brief statement in open court the judge said he beleived the specific accusations made by the grand jury required a more serious charge than that contained in the liquor conspiracy indict ment and he summoned the grand jury before him and directed that the evidence be presented anew before Relative to the agreement be government attorneys and defense counsel that the prosecu tion would make certain recom asserted by the de fense to mean a lenient J dge Wilkerson observed As the cases are to be the interests of justice require that there be no further comment on the proposed recommendations or arrangement that was attempt ed with reference to It was the courts insistence yes terday that Capone take the stand personally if he solicited and thatall evidence in the cases be presented before that brought the request of tbe gang sters counsel to withdraw his guil ty pleas and stand NOT SO July fe rocity of the current heat wave appeared to be abating somewhat here today after more than a week of wilting At 11 the thermometer reg istered 88 five degrees under the mark for the same time ne death attrib uted to heat was recorded here yesterday when 100 degrees was reached for the third successive July miners on their way to picket a mine at Harmerville disbanded today by deputy sheriffs who threw tear gas jbombs and swung clubs In a at July which followed a protracted period of heat and drought had caused considerable property damage in the west A cloud burst struck last night on farms along Union Little Penewawa and Little Almonta creeks near wash ing buildings away and causing property and livestock damage es timated at Walls of water eight to twelve feet high swept down gulches car rying farm machinery and fences Several families escaped on Wall Of Water Local floods with sufficient pow er to wash out overturn motor cars and undermine rail roads were reported from Arizona and Several sec tions of the Lincoln highway west of Cheyenne were swept away and motorists were experienced what was described as the cloud burst in its A stream of water eigtot feet deep and 150 feet wide swept through the causing thousands of dollars dam age and washing out 300 feet of the Milwaukee railroads JERSEY July nonunion workmen were and two were ar rested today in a clash between nonunion workers and union pickets in a strike involving work on a bridge being constructed over the Hackensack river be tween Kearny and Jersey Before daylight the American Bridge company had sent non union workers to the Jersey City end of the into the terri tory of Theodore di rector of the union When Brandles men the non union men were proceeding with the Steel iron pipes and fists were wielded in the fight that and bricks rivets and bolts were thrown LINDBERGHS TARRY Will Not Resume Their Flight Until Tomorrow Colonel July a coupte of motor tourists stop ping to ask how the roads are Colonel and Charles Lindbergh tarried here today to consult with government air and radio officials concerning conditions over the northern Can adian wilds which lie in their path to the The time for departure on the next stage of their journey was not but Colonel Lind bergh said it would not be before Their next flight will take them to Moose factory on James the southernmost arm of Hudson 461 miles from From there on the route lies over some of the wild most sparsely settled coun try on the They landed here at eastern standard yesterday after a flight from North ADVANCE IN PRICE OF CIGARETTES TO BE INVESTIGATED July An investigation into the recent simultaneous advance in the price of popular cigaret brands is be ing made by the antitrust divi sion of the justice department to ascertain whether the price was fixed in violation of Four of the largest tobacco firms are involved in the They are toe Reynolds To bacco the American To bacco the Lorillard company and Liggett Announcement of the increase was made June The price to jobbers was raised 45 cents a bringing tbs price to a Several persons PIONEER DOCTOR DIES July 31 formerly of Nor folk and a Nebraska resident nearly 50 died here last night following a heart Graduated fromt he University of Michigan in Norvell be gan his practice in southern Ind but abandoned it in 1884 to become a homesteader in Holt IKE BAKERS 10 STAGE STREET The florists say it with flowers and the bakers generally with but heres a new The Wilke Baking which is celebrating the arrival of its Puritan Jumbo is go ing to say it Saturday night with The Puritan Jumbo producer of fine harmony root tickling tempo and catchy melo will parade the streets in the downtown section at 9 for a half Then it will repair to Fifth and Market where the Wilke Baking plant is lo cated to play for a public street The new Fifth street pav ing will be the dance Everybody is The en tertainment will be enjoyable and According To White House Would Accede VIEWED AS MOSES OF HARD TIMES July 31 Democratic party leaders in predicting the next presidential campaign would be not on something to but on something to met here yesterday and organized a Rooseveltfor president sponsoring tho candidacy of Governor Roosevelt of New July 31 Paul Dispatch in a copyright ed story today quotes Colonal former White House as saying Calvin Cool idge will run for president next year if there is sufficient public Colonel on duty at White House during the Coolidgs and a personal friend of the former said the candidacy would follow a decisive expression of public wishes to draft him to meet the economic The newspaper quotes Cou pal as saying Coolidge did not intend to remove himself un conditionally from the president ial field when he issued his I do not choose to run Colonel Coupal he merely in compliance with his sense of to cast aside any advantage nig position mvht give and permit try people to choose another man if they the Colonel was grieved and disappointed when his statement was interp reted as a final refusal to ac cept another Coupal said President Coolidge would have loved to be the first thirdterm president of the He was not disgusted with political office as some have but was intensely inter ested in carrying on the program and policies of his administration and developing other policies he had studied for improve ment of economic WATER TANK TO BE AT The United States will speak at the Cortland OutDoor com munity service this Sunday eve ning August His topic will be Good Norton is an interesting and forceful He will have something worth while and timely to say on this and Nor ton are to be the guests of and Isaac Cassel and family for the Sunday evening These outdoor community ser vices started in There has been a good attendance and a fine Charles McWilliams of Lincoln spoke last Sunday eve County Judge Leslie Noble of Beatrice is to be the speaker Sunday evening August TwoYear Old Daughter of and Fred Mah lock Found Dead Adelain small daughter a and Fred liv ing ten miles northwest of Beat was drowned yesterday af ternoon in a water tank at the Missing her Mahlock stepped out to look for her and found the The who was about two years had been dead but a short time when discovered by the Funeral services will be at 1 oclock Saturday afternoon the family residence and at oclock from the brick church near the the Falk enroth Burial in church SAN July 31 Brown was hanged here today for the mur der of Merle Ells in Los Angeles last November At Browns trial it was disclosed he was hired by the wom ans to kill Ells for in Ells is serving a life sentence in San Quantin for the same crime LLOYD GEORGE IMPROVES July 31 Lloyd George had a fair night and continues to make bulletin issued today The liberal leader was operated on Wednesday for a kidney IT IS CHANGE OF S YOl EALTH By Ferry Colton Associated Press Science Writer July 31 If you live among green fields in the advises the United States public health take your vacation amid city bright Only about half the American city dwellers can get the right kind of vacation on a trip to the seashore or say the health au The other who live subway squawking taxi hurrying furnish a needed and stimulating change of scene for the country though they may be the very things the city man seeks to es cape when he vacations In the Getting away from familiar changing ones environ ment as completely as ia a highly important part of a va the public health people Hence the advice to most of the year in rural lers in the open spaces to relax should take their vacations in the among speedier tempo of city Next to play the Its the change thats 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