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Beckley Post Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Beckley, West Virginia A Republican news Aper a Voith All local state and National news and sports while it is news a serving the Best interests of Southern West Virginia. Leading its Field in news. Advertising and circulation volume Chi. No. 151 associated press leased wire Beckley West Virginia monday morning december 12, 1932 member audit Bureau of circulations Price five cents Drys to throw heaviest guns on House body Mcbride Ella Boole Cannon and picket to hold Forth on perils of Beer Senate will tackle problem of repeal solons unable to work out satisfactory Way to prevent Saloon in flames hit cafe British Koth Beckle it hardware an Early morning Blaze that for a time threatened one of the principal business blocks of the City was conquered after More than an hour of stubborn fighting by the Beck details Ley fire department hampered by dense smoke and an inaccessible seat of fire. The fire started in the basement of the Beckley cafe on Heber Street behind a parti lotion that was walled off from the basement Entrance. After Many futile efforts the firemen managed to break through the floor of the cafe protest Over payment and Lay a line of Hose to the actual flames. I in the meantime fire had penetrated the Walt Between the cafe and the Beckley hardware building and suddenly broke out through the Wall of the furniture department. This Hurst of flame was quickly overcome by Alert firemen who scaled the plaster off the Wall and poured wafer widow aids police tit of settlement indicate Britain will not have to raise. Taxes for move now appears As Bluff through to e spaces Between the two Walls. The alarm was sent in about 1 30 of clock and the buildings were pronounced Safe at 3 1.5 of clock. There was no reliable estimate made of the damage but it was British currency makes gain after decision to debts confined principally to smoke and water damage of the great Britain notified the United furniture department of lie hardware store which was states government today that it Washington dec. La map dry organizations will throw Neir full strength against the a abuse move to legalize Beer while tile Senate judiciary committee Breaks into the explosive question of repealing the 18th amendment. Two full Days have been Given by chairman Collier for the or # _. R Gani Zed prohibitionists presentiment breaking an ammonia pipe and releasing a noon of their argument against his Beer Arn Moia into the room which added to the discomfort of measure before the House ways j and Means committee. Moving. A a swiftly the group plans to con London dec. Llu a Clep badly battered by the streams of water. The damage will run into several Hundred dollars according to unofficial estimates and May reach much higher. The floor in the rear of the cafe collapsed during the fire and an electric refrigerator fell through into the base hoovers moratorium. Will in Gold the $95,550,000 due next thursday but that the Money is not to be regarded As the resumption of payments on the scale used before president action to nullify Snow follows Ash weather country Coal Tariff a Chui Over Hatfield asks Why state and Treasury departments gave Coal men no Opportunity to be heard before removing $2 Levy temperature rises with exception of California where natives get Surprise w Ashing on Dee. La map a asserting the state and _ Treasury departments have a nullified Quot an act of Congress 0 a a. Til senator Hatfield r., a. Va.,today asked Secretary san Francisco coldest of state Stimson to rescind the recent ruling removing i a t v the $2 per ton tax on British and German Coal. I in Olxty-1 to years Hatfield reiterated his statement that if the rulings of the departments Are not withdrawn he will a carry the Case into the United slates Senate and invoke the plenary j Power of that body either in its treaty making or tax levying elude seven Days of hearings with the testimony of Secretary Mills of the Treasury wednesday. Widely divided on the question of Banning the Saloon but generally agreed on a proposal to provide Protection for dry states a group of Senate lawyers will tackle tomorrow behind closed doors the problem of drafting a repeal Resolution. A prolonged controversy Over the Saloon Issue is imminent. Despite the rejection by the House of speaker garners outright repeal proposal Senate leaders plan to give Quick consideration to the measure reported by the judiciary committee. Five members of the woman a Iona committee Cor Law enforcement including mrs. Henry w. Peabody of new York chairman and Tom love dry political Leader of Dallas Texas Are the witnesses set to voice opposition to the Beer Bill before the ways end Means committee tomorrow. Calling on their biggest chieftains for their concluding arguments tuesday the Drys will present or. F. Scott Mcbride superintendent of the anti Saloon league mrs. Ella Boole president of the women a Christian Temperance Union and Bishop James Cannon jr., of the methodist episcopal Church South. Diets picket of Washington will represent the Board of Temperance prohibition and Public morals of the methodist episcopal Church. Rose trial to jurors today murder Case May reach venire men this evening defense claims forced fight defendant on stand Progress made in the trial of Clifford Rose 20 years old of Shady Spring saturday indicated investigation of election planned Pittsburgh dec. Llu apr investigation of alleged irregularities in the november general instead the new note dispatched to Washington this evening says the remittance is to be treated As a a capital payment of which account should be taken in any final the decision to in Gold was taken it was stated since a under the circumstances this would be the least prejudicial of methods now in its first paragraph the document expresses the pleasure of elections in Allegheny county has been started by District attorney the. British government that a the Andrew t. Park. Here is the most recent photo of j in preparation for this move mrs. Aloha wander Well wife of he requested full details of the Apt. Walter wander Well who i negotiations surrounding the Rul was slain in his yacht at Long ing and asked if foreign nations Beach cal., on the eve of an iliac requested it. Other cruise. Mrs. Wander Well great Hann will by done to the who was in Holyrood at the Industry of West Virginia tune of the fatal shooting has of Juds rung is 110t withdrawn been aiding police in solving the Hatfield said. A Many Are of the baffling murder. Opinion that West Virginia a ton producers of Coal and represent lattices of the men who labor in the Coal mines were Given no Opportunity to be heard when their Milder weather set in Over West Virginia capital relieved jurors drawn by the associated Preses Snow billowed Over most of Means of livelihood was in jeep be nation yesterday in a pre Ardy and whether the state de View of traditional Christmas pain sent sought an opinion of it weather As temperatures Ioder he attorney general Morii chm ated t0 give Rehe from the we a j Quot a a poll Lon Lerus first general sub Zero attack. He h i6 by Alghi a surprised California boss.,.hopes both the state and Treasury i. ,. I Lase xviii be reduced by one third departments Yville perceive the in Eyer was,0ut of s jew a Hule rest if these cheaply produced foreign drop # .1 of the nation and Nan Francosco asserting ballot boxes papers and other data from election boards Are necessary for his work Park obtained an order in common pleas court yesterday for the sheriff to turn Over to his office ballot boxes of 12 Dis-1 tricks. I in his petition Park said he a has United states government welcomes the suggestion for close examination of the War debts problem. Further the note urges a the importance of an Early Exchange of views with the object of concluding the proposed discussion before june 15 next in order to obviate the risk of a general breakdown of existing intergovernmental in making the note Public to that the Case would probably be information from various sources n by n High circles Chicago death Case mystery concluded and Given to the jury before criminal court adjourns this evening. Rose is answering to a joint indictment naming him and Stonewall Walker defendants for the killing of Ireland Dobbins 22 years old at Shady Spring on the night of october 25. It is expected Rose will take the witness stand and testify in his own defense during the session of the court this morning. During the trial the state introduced evidence going to show that Ireland Dobbins fell an innocent victim to a fued which had been brewing for some time Between the families of Orvai Williams who was with Dobbins when he was shot to death and the defendant Clifford Rose. The state relied on the fact that no pistol was found in the Vicinity of the ,. Stressed the Point that payment concerning alleged irregularities j was not come of of Revelvie in the conduct of said election i at least at present and therefore from which he contends there is the question of increases in Taxa sufficient information to warrant Hon to raise Hie amount of the Justice done to the american Coal Seaboard coals Are permitted to indlt5lry Bronsh nullification or gain a monopoly of the vast Congress it tax on foreign Coal it Iarj limit Tai let american Seaboard Iii nip w i i la 111 i the rulings were based on most i Vii ii to wit i j favored nation treaties signed with Britain in 1815 and with j Germany in 1925 and extend to latest panel will report Tose nations the exemption a or i w i corded Canada. To judge Haney Kilgore on january 9 for next term Petit jury Jan. 16 the list of grand and Petit jurors drawn for service during the january term of the Crimin Al court were certified to circuit clerk Hunter saturday j the foreign governments concern Hatfield wrote Stimson that the situation a is so grave in its effect on american Industry in a period of National distress i cannot per Allty Mit the ruling to pass unchallenged. The loss of at least $25,000,-000 to $30,000,000 of Domestic Coal business is inevitable if this ruling he asked Stimson if the action of the state department a was taken in response to the suggestion or request of either or both of theft suspect is nabbed Here police arrest Man believed wanted for stealing automobile in Detroit look for brother an investigation by him. Skipper killed in rum seizure Captain of rum vessel Dies in attempt to escape capture motive unknown for Bra Tai murder of bandmaster at school Chicago dec. Llu apr assistant states attorney Charles s. Dougherty pried into the private life of Edwin o. Schildhauer 27, today As he sought to determine the motive for the kidnapping and slaying of the Austin High school bandmaster. Dougherty said As soon As the grief stricken widow Frances had recovered from the Shock of her husbands death he w Ould question her in detail regarding reports there had been trouble Between them. Also he said he wished to question a former substitute woman teacher at Austin High. Schildhauer son of a retired new Holstein wis Farmer was found dead in suburban Cicero last night shortly after his wife reported to police that he had been kidnapped by two men a from in front of their Home. His Skull was crushed and two bullets had been fired into his head. That robbery was not the motive for the killing we As indicated police said by the fact that the Small amount of Money and the watch Schildhauer was earn ing were found on the body. Dougherty said he wished to find out from the widow Why she said she had seen her husband kidnapped at 8 20 Rn., but did not report it to police until 9 15 M. The widow said she saw the kidnapping from the window of their Home. The husband was leaving to attend a meeting of bandmaster when the attack occurred. Norfolk va., dec. Llu apr her sides riddled with Shell fire and machine gun bullets and j. Her skipper William Bauers j rata encounter when ,1 contend dead quor Aden spec Boa de that neither Williams or Doh 1 bins were armed when they were accosted by Rose and Walker As the slain Man and his companion alighted from a truck at the scene of the shooting at the intersection of the Hinton and Beckley Bike Field roads. Senator j. Q. Hutchinson attorney for the defense in an opening statement to the jury when the trial of Bose began Friday declared it would be shown that Dobbins was armed and was the aggressor in the Exchange of gunfire in which ten or a dozen shots were fired and which resulted in his death in a local Hospital on october 26, from Bullet wounds in the kidney and intestines. Roses alleged accomplice Stonewall Walker is confined in the county jail and will probably be placed on trial for his part in the shooting at the collusion of the Bose hearing. Payments does not yet arise. Transfer through Bank the actual Means of transferring Gold to the Washington account will he gone into during the next Day also with the probability it will be earmarked for the account of some american Bank w hich will in turn actual Gold into Washington coffers. The note makes no attempt to answer figures for argument set Forth in Secretary of state Stim songs note of last thursday rather it merely states that these Points will be answered when the nations get together and great Britain a demand for scaling Down War debts is presented. Considerable satisfaction was expressed in the London sunday newspapers that despite the Gen Johnson Bell Dies suddenly Matilda Barry of Philadelphia was towed into port today by the i 111 c a of Siut in int really accepted imminence of coast guard patrol boat .g-163. Writ a a a a payment to America Sterling made about a ten percent gain last coast guardsmen said that barn prs w Hen capture appeared cer wepjj4 a d there was no Prospect Tam attempted to escape a action to meet the payment and a of immediate supplementary Taxa p.,. Thorn is pall Dory which was overturned a Mays Lee Brogan the grand jury will report to eds and whether it was taken at the new criminal court judge Harley m. Kilgore on january 9. The Petit jury will begin service a week later on january 16. In the absence of jury commissioner Ira a. Mcginnis circuit clerk Hunter appointed c. P. Phillips to make the drawing with commissioner j. A. Blake. The grand jury list follows Charles Harrington Frank Vaughan g. W. Maxey of slab Fork District Fred Willfong Neil Johnson w. F. Carter John Wright boy t. Elkin Thomas Lawson g. W. James of town District g. B. Chambers of Clear Fork District e. P. Cannaday of trap Hill District Millard mor Jris of Marsh Fork District. Seiber j Bragg of Richmond District w. I m. Hackworth and e. M. Ash j Worth of Shady Springs District. I the Petit jury list follows town District Omer Kessler j f. Mccormick Pete Kiffe it. B. Nice Ley boy Clemons . E. J Meadows Burton Hutchinson la. . Bivens Earnest Gilkerson Hugh f. Brady t. S. Williams j Richmond District a Calvin Richmond Hazard Bragg Dock Adkins fill Bragg Alex Ben-1 Nett. Slab Fork District mall John Comer a. Vvs. Comer saw its coldest weather in 62 years a Reading of 27 degrees. Snow tumbled Over an astounded citizenry on the Northern California coast and the san Joaquin Valley. Nevada reported the lowest reading�?24 below As most areas optimistically w watched a j climbing Mercury. The Rocky Mountain Region still shivered in below Zero weather but the 75-hour cold wave the longest on record at Denver was breaking 1 up. The South and Southwest had rain Mist and rain turning to Snow in some sections. Snow flurries were reported at Amarillo Texas where the temperature veered from five to seven degrees above the lowest Reading in nearly three years. North Texas had near freezing weather the Middle West the East and believed to be wanted in Bettie request of a Domestic users or or theft of an Automa buyers of Coal or Coke or any of bile on november 9, Earl Jack the products subject to the 25 years old was held in county the new England sections had Hatfield requested information jail last night As a suspect Fol Snow hut stained Relief from the of the department As to whether lowing his arrest by cite police-1 8ve Astl a any other treaties with Britain a. J showed moderate readings. Or Germany which might have a men Bison and aim. Traffic deaths increased yester bearing on the Case exist. Jacks capture was brought Day As Slippery streets and High he also asked a Why american j about when Fred paltry report ways contributed to accidents. Cd to police he believed the a1 about to persons were reported Itgen fugitive had driven off his killed. Automobile which he left parked new York shelters were Overin front of the taxicab stand on 1 taxed to care for the a employ East main Street. Cd As Snow drove them off the the paltry car was driven out j streets. There was a two Inch the Johnston Road and abandon Blanket in the Metropolis. Odd Farmer drops dead while crossing Fence near Home in the High seas. He was pulled aboard the patrol boat but efforts to revive him failed. The capture was made off Plantation Flats last night near the Entrance to Chesapeake Bay of. It Mcevans a j. Lilly that markets generally have been jus Gnu Mcwey acor. Reported missing from his Home on the farm of pleasant Lilly near Odd saturday night. A searching party found the body of Johnson Bell 50 years old about 200 feet from his Home on a Little used path. Or. g. Moran who was summoned said the Man had died Charles rom a Sallmen heart attack As he was in the act of climbing Over i a High rail Fence. An i Vestiga Dudley de when it crashed into a garage door. Pettry and police while not certain that Jack had taken the automobile trailed him Back to main Street. Taken to the City Washington streets were obscured by Mist following a two Inch Snow fall and Pennsylvania recuperated from the heaviest snowfall of the year with More Hall for questioning Ellison was hurries apparently in the offing impressed with the Many a reset Southland generally had Blance to a description of one of i the men wanted in Detroit which j was contained in a letter from continued on Page 8 somewhat better in the last few Days since the decision top a was reached. Some newspapers however recognize there is danger that Ter the speedy rum crafts wheel America will interpret these signs Corey trial today Charleston dec. La map a Joseph Corey charged with the slaying of his wife mrs. Ada Corey and mrs. Katherine Ghiz is scheduled to be placed on trial in Kanawha county intermediate court tomorrow. The women were shot to death in a West Charleston confectionery store several months ago. Bus crash fatal Blairsville pa., dec. Iez apr skidding on an ice coated Highway a bus carrying la passengers crashed into a stalled truck six Miles East of Blairsville tonight causing the death of e. Eio Parpovich Riding in the truck and injuring six persons one seriously. Rope was parted by a Well directed shot from her pursuers. Her steering gear useless but her Speed undiminished the fas i Ter vessel Clit a wild path through the water with the coast guards j men bearing Down upon her. It j was then that Bauers made his futile Effort to escape members of the patrol boat Crew said. Boatswain a mate Ii. Wilson said the rum vessel was sighted As she attempted to enter Chesapeake Bay. Disregarding a signal to Stop she continued on her Way and was showing her heels to the government Craft when a shot parted the wheel rope. With the departure of the skipper the Crew of the Matilda Barry gave up the race and the rum Craft was brought to a Stop. The three men who with Bauers had composed the Crew were arrested. Burkes o. F. Lilly Thomas Goodman j. E. Howell e. Hedrick Dewey Meadows. Trap Hill District a. Beckle Wieimer. Shady Springs District a. F. Hedrick j. . Fritz . B. Moye Frank Abrams f red Coffman Charles Kirk. Marsh Fork District a. In Fudd Webb a. H. Hawkins Robert Jarrell Millie Jarrell Jess Elpaso tex., dec. Ii map i Toney James Alderman. A Berwyn Brixner 21, w As rescued j Clear Fork District a. F. Lay unconscious tonight from the j Man G. Layman John Bailey 250-foot level of an extinct vol Charles Collins c. B. Lacey Cano Crater near Lanark n. M. Fletcher of Dell. Harper service held at Home of wife gun buried at Maynor before crowd to was As an indication that the British government was a a bluffing when it stressed the hardship of payment. Explorer badly Hurt funeral services for Elliot local police to be on the Lookout j a a diff we a for i Zoi i. Iti sp01 Dud killed by his wife Macy Harper Friday evening when he threatened her with a Shotgun \ As held from the Home near new Yorkus Law makes janitors of millionaires new York dec. Llu apr they ride in limousines the have their own valets their fortunes run into six and seven Fig a building. But years ago wealthy a clause in the new York statutes states that no one but the janitor can live in a business Fred Fra Tun chief of detectives in the Michigan City. I jacks physical characteristics tallied with the description of one of the two men wanted in the Western City even to a scar on his right wrist which be was Loath to exhibit when requested w. To do so by Ellison. Me was locked up in the county jail and a fugitive from Justice. Lion of ins absence from borne. Immediately after the arrest. Isaiah Quot Hen his wite in suited him miss j chief Harry g. Sterne wired the ing i resulted in guilty commis j chief of detectives in Detroit. A h Stoner John f. Bolen a near cording to the latter a letter i neighbor and several other people living in the Vicinity instituting a search. Bell had been in Beckley during the Day and returned to the Lilly place with pleasant Lilly and a Man named Hoover. He left his Shad been their former Home. Two companions shortly after five of clock. Several hours later when lie failed to arrive Home his wife reported his absence to neighbors who began the search which resulted in the discovery of Bis body. Commissioner Bolen who led the searching party said last night that the Man died of natural causes and that or. Moran assured him an inquest was not required to determine the cause of j _ death. The dead Farmer is survived Bernardsville n. J., dec. J by his wife and three children. I map a two officers of the january grand jury returns f funeral services will be held i new Jersey National guard were i indictment against her for the from the residence this after killed today when their air plane i noon with burial in the Boten crashed in an Apple Orchard on for Jack his brother Earnest Jack was also involved in the theft of the car in Detroit. Officers said the two were believed t a. % a a to by headed for Beckley a web a a it �2� fit or i two o clock. Burial with Calfee i undertakers in charge was made in the nearby family cemetery i despite the inclement weather j a huge crowd attracted to the services by the tragic circumstances of harpers death attended the funeral at which the re it. A Fred Lester of Eccles official ship on training cruised two officers dead As plane crashes Falls against tree in new Jersey mrs. Macy Harper the widow was released from custody saturday when she posted a $1,000 Bond following a hearing before Squire m. F. Of Dell pending her appearance in the event Tho a strike threat averted Dublin Irish free state dec. Iez apr threat of a nationwide railway strike in the Irish ures but they re janitors just the same. Men began to build penthouses on the roofs of their office buildings. Family cemetery. Meat Market robbed there a Henry l. Dougherty and they live up to the letter of millionaire Public utilities Man. The Law by listing themselves As he a the janitor at 24 state Street. The janitors. And there a Edwin Goodman. Penthouses originally were Dir-1 free state was averted tonight j merchant Prince. He a the Jan to shacks housing tools elevator when the National Union of rail i Tor of a big building at 754 fifth machinery and water tanks. A laymen Defeated by a narrow majority a Resolution to walk out and approved the government s offer to Aid the railways in postponing a to per cent wage and salary Cut. Avenue. And there Are dozens More. None of them Ever pushes a Broom or polishes brass but technically in the City records a $25,000, which would buy a Good they re ail janitors. J sized farm. Now Many of new Yorkus a four hundreds Are Penthouse dwellers. The annual rentals of these Horn-1 is Iii the Clouds run As High As breaking a window in Lite rear of the Public meat Market on Neville Street last night thieves entered the place Aud escaped with $9.15 taken from a Casa Register and 30 Cartons of cigarettes. The robbery was discovered shortly before eight of clock when neighbors noticed that Glass was broken out of the rear w window. The place is owned by the estate of mrs. Robert l. Stevens and caught fire. The plane evidently in trouble and flying Low struck a tree top careened against another tree some Quarter of a mile away and crashed. It immediately burst into flames trapping the two men whose bodies were burned. They were second Lieut. Guy k Rudd 38, of new York City Sud Ulster Are also living j Serge Robert William Junemann per jr., of Maynor killing of her husband. Besides his Mother mrs. James b. Harper the dead Farmer a survived by the following children Burl Harper Thomas Harper ail of Maynor mrs. Austin Queseneerry and mrs. Lawrence Jarrell both of winding Gulf mrs. Marvin of Neal of Kentucky Iris Harper and Nora Harper both of Maynor. The following Brothers Aud fun mar Palmi r 35, of Spring Lake. I brickle a half brother of Ore the plane piloted by Rudd,1 gon mrs. A. B. Hutchinson of was one of three which set out Maynor mrs a a. Queue Berry George w. Bolt who notified City Ion a special training Mission Over i East Beckley mrs c. 6. Be police. No arrests were made a the state. Man of May for

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