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   Beatrice Daily Sun (Newspaper) - August 12, 1931, Beatrice, Nebraska                                THE TEMPERATURES Low 52 Yesterday BEATRICE DAILY SUN THE WEATHER Mostly fair If you didnt see it in the SUN it didnt Member of the Associated Press VOLUME XXX BEATRICE NEBRASKA WEDNESDAY EVENING AUGUST 12 1931 29 BULLET AND PURSE CLUES TO TORCH MURDERS Twenty Per Cent Reduction In Levy For Coming Governors Day Will Climax Ceremonies At 1931 Camp Of Nebraska National Guard 12 TtfpViraskan National Guards necteri WILL RAISE FOR GAGE TREASURY The county board went after its finance program with a broad axe yesterday and after the blood let ting was the new county levy had been hacked down to a figure that was 20 percent under last It will be Last year it was The board trimmed every fund with the exception of There it made a hiking it from last years mills to The bridge levy hit the sliding down from mills to and the road levy took the same The general fund was pared down from LOSS mills to while the mothers pension and soldiers relief funds took slight The levy will return the county according to County Clerk Tim Sullivans which the board believes will be enough to carry the couniy through its curtailed activities School Tax Cut cut was made in the free high school tuition tax which is a special levy not coming strict ly under the county budget head Last year the levy was mills and this year the board de cided that mill would be suf The majority of the board held the opinion that the county could take the 20 percent cut under ex isting conditions and make the there were some naembers who questioned the ad visability of cutting too close to the fearing a deficit in the event tax collections Tfcis would necessitate the issuing of registered which draw Interest and might destroy the ef fect of the levy In Beatrice In Beatrice other tax agencies pared their levies to some extent with the result that the citys 1932 levy will be mills under last Then it was For 1932 it will be It was made as follows 1932 State County levy National Guards men were on dress parade here The enlisted men and 150 officers marched past Adju tant General Paul In the first formal review of the 1931 Two more will follow Saturday and Major General Everson of will fly here Saturday from Des Moines for the On Governors day Charles W Bryan will be In the Large crowds are ex pected each The regiment has been working out batallion problems in the field this General Paul said the camp has been the smoothest working within his ex Company will be presented a trophy Sunday in recognition of its standing as the best company in the regi It is anticipated that a large delegation of Beatrice peo ple will visit the camp WILL OBSERVE SAFETY WEEK Traffic Regulation And Car Tests On Program Visiting In A ffi Continental Shares Stock holders Arrange For Investigation OVER 140 MILLIONS ARE INVOLVED AUGUST TO BE DATES OF DRIVE City School Safety week is to be observed here August with all auto mobilisLs asked to cooperate in a eneral accident prevention pro Observance of the citys traffic regulations and tests of car equip ment will be Mayor Police Chief Paul Acton and Magistrate Appleget recently launched a drive against stop button jumpers and other A good many drivers brought before the have been those guilty of first offenses being released with It is im possible for a limited police force to be everywhere at but the drive against autoists who are en dangering other drivers and pedes trians will be continued this week and speeded up next Sec ond offenders will be fined or jail Approved By Rome car owners are careless about their lights and other equipment They will be urged to have their machines examined and their equipment For that everybody will be asked to have their autos checked for pos sible defective I am heartily in favor of the safety said Mayor Reed this We should all co operate in meeting our traffic pro A comparison of the 1931 and 1932 county levies follows 1932 1931 General fund LOSS Bridge fund Road fund Poor fund Soldier relief Mothers pensions Totals CRISIS APPARENTLY Prime Minister And Aides Meet In Unusual Summer 12 Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald and the leading members of the labor cabinet cut short their holidays today and assembled here to con sider the recent report of the economy committee which recom mends shearing a year from the government ex The importance of Mac Donalds summons is indicated by the fact that only the most urgent national problems ever bring the cabinet ministers back to their London desks during the brief summer Reports of a split over the economy were NEW from a ShippeeJohnson expedition indi cate that the great wall of China has a counterpart in The youthful explorers said they dis covered the wall in the Andes and followed it for 40 miles by BOY FORGES NAME OF FATHER ALONG BAD CHECK TRAIL 12 Albert Ore charged with blazing a trai of forged checks from Portland to was arrested here today on complaint of author The Jenston said were all drawn on his father am totaled in 26 He wll be returned to He said he left home because he wanted lots of good clothes and desired to MUCH WANTED MAN Minority stockholders of Contin ental today sanction ed the appointment of a factfind ing committee to investigate charges that Cyrus Eaton Cleveland wrongly used millions of the companys funds when he was chairman of the The committee appointed wa composed of three The are George Columbus who made the charge against Eaton and called todays meeting Paul Canton at and Thomas Farrell o Name Otis Company a large stockholder In a report to the Gugle asked that some action b taken to seek restoration to the treasury of Continental Shares o more than which h claimed was wrongly used in thj interests of Eaton and various o his Principal among Eaton com panics which Gugle said benefittei by the transaction were Otis i Foreign Ltd and Goodyear Associated Press Photo Prince Louis grand son of the former shown as he arrived in New York from Ger He may stay In this country and take out citizenship SOCIETY GIRLS SHOT BY NEGRO WORKING ON SCHEDULE OF POLARF ing here today from James Om aha insurance man who plans a OmahatoTokio transpolar air plane said that he had made several changes his route upon advice of Canadian Slaughter said that Cooper will replace Chesterfield inlet as his first base in the north ern while his northernmost base will be moved westward from Amund Ringnes one of a group of islands to the west will be he At where Slaughter will place pontoons on his lie was accorded a hearty welcome and assured of all possible th Omaha man Army Pilot He stated that gallons gasoline and 300 gallons of to be freighted 400 miles from Win nipeg to a northern would be started on its way Dale army has been definitely selected to pilot the Slaughter it was announc At the same time announce ment was made that the Unitod States postoffice department had granted Slaughter the authority to accapt mail for his II ARE HEL S 1 Ann Arbor Boys Slain And Girls Attacked And Killed Associated Press Photo GETS PRISON FOREST FIRES BURNING ON LONG SECTOR the path of a deva stating forest the town of Fcrnlo endangered to day as a protective south wind died The flamm were within a quarter mile of the outlying city Residents were prepared to quit the 12 UP fires burned today all along the Pacific coast from Cal ifornia to British with the major blazes in Washington and Oregons most threatening fires were reported under Thousands of men still were in the timber lands combatting the spread of the annual summer The largest fires centered about the head of Spread in northern Idaho and in the vicin ity of Idaho north of Near City Back firing and trenching had retarded a acre fire that had approached to within six miles of Idaho Three fires had laid waste 000 acres in the Idaho forest north of McCall and a fourth broke out North of an SOO acre fire menaced a little mining town in the Snake river Legs Diamond Is Finally Convicted In New York 12 Attorney Max Towle said extradi tion papers for the return of Gus suspect in the Lincoln National bank robbery last to Lincoln from will be ready to County authorities hope to bring Winkler here as soon as he is able to leave a hospital at Towle will return to Joseph to press his claim for the wounded Illinois and Wis consin authorities also want Wink SNAKE ON WIRES SUSPECT RELEASED 12 A Minneapolis taken in custody Tuesday by operators of the state bureau of criminal ap in the belief he was Henry bank bandit was released after ques wanted by is sought for questioning in con nection with the recent robbery of the First State Bank of White Bear and a bank at FOR PUNISHMENT 1BORN societies and reactionary individ uals clamored today for the pun ishment of Clyde Pangborn and Hugh American avia for taking photographs while flying over Japanese The two men appeared before the public procurator for further smiling but about his flying par ticularly during his service in American Foreign officials wero reported to have taken a hand in the in vestigation by suggesting the judiciary show leniency but the war department was said to have adopted a different Reactionaries sent a delegation to the urging 12 snake threw parts of two states into darkness for a time Monday linesmen for the Central Illinois Public Service company reported They said the snake crawled to the top of a 55foot electric light pole and stretched itself across two high tension causing a short circuit that put out electric lights in a part of southern Il linois near Mounds and a section of western The snake was NEW 12 Jack Legs Diamond was sent enced in federal court today to four years imprisonment and fined for violation of the prohibition Despite the fact Diamond was one of New Yorks most public ized gang figures his conviction last week together with Paul Quattrocchi marked the first time he actually had faced a prison He was convicted on charges of conspiracy to violate the nation al prohibition law and ownership of a 1500 gallon applejack still in Greene New EULIZnllON FEE Augusta 22 lower was and her Nell 18 upper and Jennie 27 were wounded by a negro bandit who halted their car to rob them near The three girls were socially prominent In Several suspects were arrested as a manhunt spread throughout the National Banks Less In Number And Resources Are Below Totals Of Past Year BYB Farm Federation Leader Admits Present System Is Tfcaminera fluestipned Pangborn drastic UP FOR M DECADE Farmer Labor Union For Moratorium Old Age 12 objectives were listed in the arti cles of incorporation which have been filed here by the Nebraska council of the Farmer Labor Un ion of The objectives include estab lishment of a state owned an old age pension a five year moratorium on and exemption of homes up valuation from property The headed by Roy Council attorney and former candi date for governor of will make no effort to be re presented by candidates for state offices in next years primary Harrnn 12 Edward president of the American Farm Bureau Fed said last night that the organized farmers would renew the battle for the equalization fee principle to correct what he de scribed as the present inadequate farm For the past two he told farm bureau leaders from 11 midwest our organiza tion has not insisted upon the enactment of the equalization fee It appears all to plain that the present act does not adequately provide for the needed control of Consequent ly we must renew our demand and preserve the farmerowned and farmercontrolled marketing associations that have been es Quarrel Over Parking Space At Exclusive Capital Hotel CSV Frank a former spec ial assistant attorney was shot four times today in a quar rel with a bell boy over a parking space at Wardman Park hotel and died an hour later in emergency Joseph 31 year old surrendered to police immo diately after the an attorney had been a guest at the hotel for fue Hotel employes told police the two had quarreled over a ing space two days ago when Norman struck the bell boy twice Norman was waiting in front of the hotel for his chauffeur to take him to his office today po lice said they were Diggs approached from behind and fired two bullets into the lawyers I knew Id get the negro was quoted as A third shot was striking the lawyer in the Diggs then was said to have fired a fourth bullet into his victims body and walked back to the Diggs was disarmed by a hotel Diggs told police Norman struck him once today and was ready to hit him again when he fired in self said there were no blows Enoch Normans negro witnessed the He struck Diggs several times as he was being led from the hotel and was subdued by hotel employes with 12 Total resources of the na tional banks in continental Unit ed States decreased between March 25 and June 30 to an aggregate of comptroller of the in announcing the fig ures today said that as compared to a year ago when there were national the June 30 resources showed a decrease of Total deposit liabilities of the banks on June 30 were a decrease of 000 since March and a drop of for the Division Of Funds The aggregate deposit liabili ties on June 30 included demand deposits of and time deposits of The remainder was made up of deposits due banks and certified and cashiers and United States government de In the time deposits were in cluded postal savings of time certificates of de posit of and sav ings pass book accounts of The latter division represented Loans and discounts including rediscounts on June amounted to a decrease of in three months in the International Great North ern which operates in the will pay no interest on adjustment mortgage bonds due October the board of directors announced here Van Sweringen of is chair man of the According to the railroads financial statements its net operat ing income for the first six months of 1930 was only as against for the same period this A large part of the rail roads business consists of trans porting oil in Edwin assistant treasurer and assistant secretary of the Great said it is within the discretion of the direct ors to pass the interest The same he was taken on the interest due last PARKED AT NIGHT IN LOVERS LANE ANN 12 a blood stained purse and a calibre bullet as slend er authorities today at tempted to reconstruct the slay ing early yesterday of four per two boys and two on a country road 12 miles southeast of Four persons were arrested last night and today but two of them were released after making statements to Sheriff Jacob The identity of the two who were released was not re Two Paul 49 and his brother still are in although of ficials said the new developments tended to establish their claims of As investigators attempted to reconstruct the they adopted the theory that the four of near Denton Harry of and Vivian 15 and Anna May both of had been slain by as sailants who attacked them as they were parked in a lovers lane seven miles from the place where their bodies were found in young Wheatleys burned automo HAD STRINGS ON ESTELLE WANTS JACK TO SETTLE DP LOS 12 Estelle film actress and estranged wife of Jack former champion heavyweight has said she will insist that something definite be done toward settling their marital af fairs before she leaves here Aug ust 23 for New Joseph Miss Taylors at and Robert attor ney for at where the former fighter some time ago announced plans for a di were negotiating for a property The differ ence was said to involve some and furniture in the Dempsey residence PROTEST KATE TILT 12 Fertilizer producers and shippers told the interstate commerce com mission today that a 15 per cent increase in freight rates would add to the annual cost of transporting their pro ducts to American The fertilizer interests protested the proposed increase on the ground that neither their industry nor agriculture could absorb higher Will Rogers Hhere is what the prohibition director decided about these pressed grape bricks you have been reading so much about They will turn to wine if handled properly but its not illegal to buy We would have to prove that one was go ing to handle em Well thats and I hope you get the government By the a few sample bricks would reach me at above mind for paving and heav ing I got a cat on my back fence I want to throw Of course if they turn io wine before I hit I will be disappoitned and humiliated beyond because the cit dont like Send instruc tions what to do in case I make up with the WILL ADMITTED 25 ROBBERIES 12 VP youths charged with burglary here August 7 pleaded not guilty yesterday in county They were held under 000 bond They are Arthur Ed Horalek and Ernest Lambert charged with was in the On the same night the burg lary was a night marshal here was Of ficers said some of the quartet had admitted kidnaping the mar shal and committing 25 burglar OKLAHOMA XI Murray said to day that a campaign fund offer submitted to him last spring still holds good and was made in behalf of an oil man who wanted to be ambas sador to some foreign The proposition to underwrite a campaign by Murray for he democratic presidential nomina tion was placed before the gov ernor by former chairman of Murrays oil legisla tion Owens said he cussed the matter with Murray last spring but that no decision was Owen said neither I nor my principal was to expect anything from Murray as RETAIN SHOPS 12 vice president of the Bur lington today said roads shops at would not be He said the coach work of the shops there gradually is being consolidated with the Aurora but the shops in Plattsmouth will continue to Vivian Golds spattered with was found on the South river three miles from The au thorities frequented by petting Finding of a calibre bullet in the body of young Lore es tablished the theory that the two boys doubtless were slain before the automobile was set Authorities now believe they were slain several miles from the scene where the burned automobile wag Had the youths been shot at the place where the blazing automobile was they farmers living nearby would havs heard the Washtenaw coun ty deputy revealed tha police theory of the slayings to The assassins killed Lore and at least overpowered young Wheatley at the spot where the purse was in my he Then they drove Wheatley and Lore and the girls to the county line road where the car was found and attacked the girls Attempting to trace the move ments of the four young people between the time they dropped out of sight in Ypsilanti and the dis covery of their bodies in the burn ing deputy sheriffs learned today that the two couples were in a restaurant at 15 miles south of between two and three oclock Tuesday Hubert direc tor of the Pasteur institute of the University of Michigan today re ported the discovery of stains of human blood on a club found in the possession of Paul and Law rence BECOMES BANKRUPT An NATURAL GAS BEST SALARY CUT 12 ten percent cut in salaries of all employes of the Cincinnati and Lake Erie except freight and passenger efefctive August was announced today by Thomas presi Falling off in operating revenues was given as the rea son for the ing that natural gas is in every way and for every pur pose Is a better and cheaper Federal Judge Wood rough today granted the Cen tral Power company of Hast ings an injunction against of ficials of Hastings preventing the city from Interferring with a change from artificial to nat ural gas in the Hastings volntary petition in bankruptcy was filed in federal court here to day against Gustav Cedar by the Farmers State the Citizens State and George Van all of Cedar Rap The three plaintiffs charge that Bennies owes tern over ator Charles McNary has rec ommended to the farm board that it sell thirty million bushels of sur plus American wheat at liberal terms to the Chinese government to relieve famine suffering and death in the Yangtse 1 BE tn NL APPEAR BST ON F CHINESE PARLEY 12 The Canton government was si lent today about peace negotia tions with its the Nation alist but it was un derstood the Southern faction de among other a reorganization of the central gov army to prevent one leader from gaining too much Other Canton demands were said to include release of Hu former head of the legislative department of the na tionalist government who was confined because he opposed the policies of Chiang Kai Nationalist backers of Pilot 12 American Park er Cramer and his radio Oliver missing since Sunday on a hop from the Shet land islands to were practically given up for lost to day but the search will continue for two The Danish survey ship Island aided by two was extending its efforts over the whole of the western coast of Jutland in the hope the airmen had come down in an isolated Norwegian and British vessels combed the wat ers between the Skaw and south ern coast of 12 unreported for three days on a flight from the Shetland islands to said today that whatever the outcome of his pio neering flight we are proceed ing with our original plans look ing to establishment of a far north transAtlantic air May Be Clue 12 foot four inches in diameter and painted was discovered in the water today off the west coast of Apparently it had been in the sea but a short time and an investigation was started Immediately to determine whether it might furnish a cUW to the fate of Parker American who 10   

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