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Beckley Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Beckley, West Virginia To Steigl the associated press and audit Bureau circulations volume 52-no. 125 Beckley West Virginia monday afternoon. December ill. 1932 five cents a ire damage to building Heber St. Beckley cafe Beckley hardware and Supply sustain loss in Early morning conflagration Fayette county Man succumbs sunday j by the associated press Charleston dec. 12. Ill. A. Egg 82. F Thor Vincent egg Secretary to governor Conley died yesterday at his Home at Clifty Fayette county. He had been ill for two months i Ile is survived by three sons Vincent Legg . J. B. Legg Huntington and s. In Legg Quinwood and three daughters mrs. Dora m. Bates Huntington mrs. A j. Mcc Titchmon Cincinati and mrs. Howard f. Rugg Hinton. Silver has new plan to Aid banners retirement farm mortgage debt is object scheme advanced by West a. Leader predict stardom for these screen a babies Starr has nose broken in automobile crash Blaze starts in cafe s basement loss estimated today at Between $4,000 and $10,000 damage estimated at from $4, to $10,000 was caused by fire which discovered in the basement Chris Kambouris Beckley at 1 5u this morn Jug ale through a partition into the adjacent furniture room the Beckley hardware and Supply company store before firemen were Able to conquer it after a hard Battle that lasted an hour and a half. J lie damage included a considerable portion the restaurant fixtures effects the building housing the restaurant As Well As injury done merchandise in the Fiji nature store for the most part affected Only by smoke and water. Origin the fire was Noi known positively although chief j. L. Guthrie said it began in the easement the t. In Ragland building in which the restaurant is situated. Firemen arrived to find the jes Curant filled with dense a louds smoke into which they could hardly penetrate. There lines Hose were Laid from Prince main and Neville streets where those thoroughfares intersect with Heber. Hard to reach after a fierce Battle with fire in tile basement the restaurant building fighters conquered it inserting a Hose equipped la a rotating nozzle through flooring in the front the restaurant throwing a swirling carnage water Over the entire basement. Although the furniture store the Beckley hardware and Supply company and the restaurant continued fag three wife shoots her husband Stanaford negro fails to recall details affair Charles Wilson 29, Stanaford Dolored Man was in the Beckley Hospital today with a Bullet wound in his right leg and a truly astounding amount ignorance is to Why his w Ife put it there. Tie knew he said that his wife him once with a pistol at their Home at Stanaford last night about 10 30. He did not know he said wily she shot him. Other tilings he professed not to know included the owner the weapon which he said did not belong to aim. Whether his wife shot him accidentally whether she did it intentionally. Why wives sometimes shoot husbands when there is no needing quarrel disagreement. How a it might have been at the Hospital the doctors Lunk Wilson will recover. The patient did not know that n assortment his wife a kith lid Kin was in the couples House Hen he returned to it a after n walk around the the relatives included he said two Sisters in Law and two Brothers Quot a Law. He entered the House upon his Durn from the a walk a he said no word was said to him. Resent in his wife according to professed recollection walked the room carrying a revolver fired two shots the second f which struck him. One the Brothers in Law ailed a doctor who did no to come afer he was taken to the Hospi Al. Gou i v Britain to pay in Gold note states France and Italy will also pay with action Small nations still left in doubt sees saving to to Farmer group includes reorganization Federal farm loan system by the associated press consideration americans latest note explaining that the president and his Cabinet hive no authority to postpone the debt instalments due thursday now occupies the attention the British and French governments. The Issue has not yet reached the parliament either country a upon by the associated Tress Chicago. Dec. 12.�?retirement the farm mortgage debt the in it re state estimated by him at More than ten billion dollars within one generation was proposed yesterday by Gray sits Martinsburg w. Va., by refinancing and reorganizing the Federal farm loan system. Silver s plan he said would save 600.000,000 a year to the Farmers the nation. Interest charges facing mortgaged Farmers now average More than seven per cent. Silver a program would reduce this to four per tent including Cost interest. Amortization and insurance the individual Farmer. An automobile collision routes 19-21 near Calloway Heights about 8 clock last night resulted in Douglas Starr 29, son j. It. Starr Skelton receiving a broken nose and other injuries. Ile occupied a Small car which collided with a larger one. Starr was taken to the Oiler . In. M. Jarrell from which a Ler receiving first Aid he went to j the Beckley Hospital. None the other passengers was injured so 1 far As Contd he ascertained today. But it must come before the Brit-1 a a a Lle 0l,r biggest National ish House commons and the j problems a he said a is to arrange fourteen girl the screen were chosen a a pampas baby stars 1932&Quot by the motion picture Industry a organization publicity men the pampas. Each year tile pampas selects a group Young women whom it believes Are destined for stardom. Among the a a baby stars Quot chosen this year Are Lilian Miles left Platinum Blond product Oskaloosa Iowa Lona Andre upper Cente who was born in Nashville tenn., 18 years ago Eleanor Holm lower Center new York famous olympic swimmer and Lillian Bond red haired musical comedy dancer from London. Associated press photos French chamber deputies tomorrow the next Day perhaps this evening. There was a report in London that England will pay the $95,-530,000 due the fifteenth with a reservation that it be credited As a capital payment despite the Clear assertion that the United states is not prepared to receive it As such. In Paris Premier Herriot said he would not make a final Deci continued fag three cold spell hits nation sleet Snow and rain fall Over Large Section country Lack motive police fail to learn Why bandmaster was taken for ride by the associated press Winter struck at tile nation prematurely again today with sub Zero temperatures Snow rain and sleet leaving a Trail dead. Slippery streets and roads accounted for most the deaths in traffic accidents. Pennsylvania alone reported la persons killed when rain following the heaviest snowfall the season made travelling a hazardous task. The East had snows and rain yesterday with prospects for More this kind weather tor Day while rain and fog held Sway Over the South. Residents the far West Rocky Mountain states and portions the Midwest shivered in temperatures Well below Zero. Denver looked at thermometers that registered from 12 to 19 below while Montana reported its sixth successive sub Zero Day. At Georgetown Lake near Anaconda it was to below. The Midwest was blanketed with Snow and there was More the Way. Sleet in Indiana brought numerous traffic accidents with three killed near Westfield. Michigan reported one death in a traffic Accident while four were killed by skidding automobiles in Ohio. For payment mortgages farms. Uke governmental debts a Mem farm obligations must be paid. I 7i aviiu1 arrangements must be made to i a Ula i Lilvy prevent further foreclosures in a a like business firms banners cannot go into receivership and continue operations. Relief necessary a it is generally recognized that Prosperity cannot return until our Farmers Are relieved the mortgage Burden hanging Over a former democratic lieutenant governor West Virginia. Silver is a prominent Farmer and Agri 1 cultural economist in the Eastern Apple Region. He was the first j Washington representative the 1 farm Bureau and is president several cooperative organizations at Martinsburg. He believes that by reorganizing Federal agencies dealing with Rural credits Bonds based farm property can be made As Safe and attractive As government securities. Like Federal issues he said Bonds the Federal farm loan system could be sold a two j Jwo men i per cent interest basis. In addition to the two per cent interest saturday Farmers would pay one per cent amortization in retiring the principal mortgages and an additional one per rent making a four per cent total for insurance upon con need fag three movie Strong Man is Hurt in Quot All chair by the associated press Chicago dec. 12�?a half dozen different theories arose to confound police today As they sought to learn who took Edwin Schildhauer 28, Austin High school bandmaster a typical j Gangland ride that ended in his death with two bullets in his j brain. Stories an infatuated school teacher a Petty poncian and the tatters girl Friend were Amon those entering the scope the investigation As police delved i into the private affairs the slain hand master in the Hope uncovering a motive. Schildhauer a widow who saw abduct her husband i i ii rec doors from his own Home night told police that a woman school teacher made unwelcome advances toward her husband four years ago. She denied however that he returned those attentions. By the pro Tucson Arizona dec. 12 Robert Anderson motion Pietri stunt Pilot and a he Man who tossed fire engines about the Street at the end a rope clamped Between his Teeth fell Over a chair today. Ile 1s in a Genii Paral Zed condition from a dislocated Vertebra in his neck. Aged Ghent woman Dies mrs. Isabel Frances Sweeney succumbs a1 son s Home popping Days to Christmas Man suicides after arrest loan association head faced charge embezzling big sum by the a it to it cat a pre a new York Dee. 12�?a suicide s noose ended today the life Walter c. Davis 50, president the City savings and loan association Colorado Springs got., who fled from a it i out too embezzlement charge. Davis seized yesterday by a detective who had seen his picture in the a a wanted department a detective Story Magazine was found hanging in his cell in police Headquarters. Davis disappeared from Colorado Springs six months ago about the time his association was thrown into receivership. Miss Eva Terry former Secretary the association was taken into custody and admitted police said that Davis maintained her in an expensive Denver apartment for years. Coast guard group Safe four missing men return from Bleak Lake Erie Island by the ��cat�<1 pro Sandusky o., dec. 12.�?the a nov and icy w kinds that for near in two Days forced four coast cards Man to protect a Hunter s body Bleak West sister Island abated late and the widely hunted Rescue party slipped quickly ashore. Rearing the body Frank Ryan 50, Uniontown o., l. S. Herbert. S. S. Dore ski s. R. F a Lannann and to. If. Feyedelem the Marblehead coast guard Mali to reached the Mainland after a search Simp Friday night had failed to reveal their whereabouts. Ryan was accidental shot and killed earlier that Day As he prepared to return to Shore w till three Hunting companions. George Ganther. Lighthouse keeper who also had been missing ice Friday night remained the Island. A few hours before the coast Quot Izard sment a successful dash for by Shore Milton Hershberger air mrs. Isabel Frances sweeties j died Early this morning at 5 45 clock at the Home her son Grover Sweeney at Ghent following an illness six months with a cancer. She had reached the and Vance age 83 years. I funeral services will he con ducted from the residence tomorrow afternoon at one clock with interment following Iii the j Sweeney cemetery in Mercer county near Flat top. Foster undertaking company will he in charge the l is rites. Mrs. Sweeney left five Chil i Dren two step sons and a ilium tier grandchildren and great grandchildren to mourn a a a Lier death. The children Are burglars entered the Public j mrs. Emma Mckinney Rcck Market Neville Street last night i Ley mrs. Nannie implied and carried away $12 in Cash a i Beckley mrs. Sue Hogan 11 i ii five Pound fruit cake and to car j ton miss f. In Sweeney Glen tons Cigar ets City police said. Hedrick. Grover Sweeney today following a checkup. Dur i Ghent the two step sons Are g. Ward Smith the police de Neville Street store has groceries stolen payment said two persons had been questioned in regard to the robbery. Appalachian Case Jan. 9th supreme court sets Date for hearing Coal Appeal k. Sweeney Ghent and Sweeney Gardner. W. Argument in trial today the j by the associated press Washington dec. 12. Preme court today advanced january 9 the Appeal the appalachian cals inc., an organization bituminous Coal operators from a decision that the organization violated the Sherman anti Trust act. The order the court will greatly Speed decision a Case considered vital importance to mail Pilot put to inv. Reported the Coa Alk other Natura re to capt. By Morton the Marble a source producing industries. D a a Hon that he had flown j in october 17 a three judge Over the Island and had sight cd pc Terral court m the Western distil men. Strict Virginia held appalachian coals inc., and its members pro us to i Foj Ganther failed to return after by set out the Lake to Aid Ralph , take White and Sam i limbo bring Ryan a body ashore. The three Hunters landed safely yesterday Savin left Ryan a body in rare. Ryan was killed by the Dis Barge his own gun As he stepped into a boat. His companions Aid his dog had jumped into the pose a siding corporation in violation the Sherman anti Trust Art and prohibited operation the corporation along the line Thev had planned. Ganther so producers bituminous Coal 137 in number operating in eight Coal producing districts Virginia. West Virginia Tennessee and Kentucky extending 21 Rose fuse to be Complete during course afternoon trial the Case the stale West Virginia is Clifford Bose Iii which the defendant is charged with murder will come to a conclusion this afternoon it was stabs court betide officials to Day. Attorneys Are to argue the matter shortly after resumption court this afternoon and then the matter will he immediate turned Over to the jury for its verdict. The trial was commenced last Friday and continued through saturday with most the Evi Deuce concluded by saturday afternoon. Instructions were prepared shortly before the noon recess today following the final evidence which included the accused Many a own version tin shooting affair at Shady sprig october 25th. Rose is charged with the fatal shooting Ireland Dobbins and is answering a joint indictment naming him and Stonewall Walker for the killing. The two accused no n chose to stand St Par hearing budget ends health department seeks increase in funds allotted it by the a�r>e�st1 pro l Arlos Tou Doc. 12 hearing budget recommendations department and institution Heads was concluded tentatively today i by the slate budget commission w Ith receipt recommendation for an increase $103,977 in hic f health department appropriation. The commission agreed however that hearing would be granted a n department institution upon request during its executive sessions which will be started tomorrow to draft Hie states budget for the next biennium. One such hearing was tentatively scheduled for thursday v Hen the commission agreed to hear a delegation headed by Harry Stansbury director athletics at West Virginia University. Stansbury did not stale the purpose the hearing in requesting a d de for Hie appearance the delegation. Or. . T. Henshaw stale health commissioner in submitting Hie recommendation for increased appropriation from a total 227,841 to 8.3.31,822 for the two Vear period Sod the proposed figures were the least amount upon which the department could he operated efficiently. Outside financial assistance he said was falling off and additional state funds would he required to perform the departments duties. Damage snits arise from Auto Accident by tits Amo at it pre s Charleston dec. 12. Two suits for damages arising out an automobile Accident in Charleston in november i when miss Bessie , Mason comity was killed were filed today in common pleas com l. J. E. Ratliff and miss Dorothy Groves Boll Charleston sued b. L. J Bemas Gross lanes for 2,500 and 85,000 respectively for personal injuries. Ratliff has been held for grand jury action a charge involuntary manslaughter in the death miss Ebert who As Riding in ins truck. Banks to d Large sums ridding Treasury offerings show Ash lying Idle management gets Blaine in failures comptroller currency urges new legislation to halt the failures among nation s Banks to suspend decision Coal duties action is taken fending final disposition Case following Appeal to attorney general former order not rescinded matter is merely held in abeyance awaiting decision by the pies Washington Dee. 12 incompetent management As the cause failures which have totalled 1,199 in ten months Hie present veal was emphasized ves Teida it Iii the annual report u. G. Awalt acting comptroller it the currency. Awalt gave to Congress statistics to Silow that there were 2,29.1 Bank failures Iii 1931 and 1,3la suspensions in 1930, with a combined tying up it deposits Iii the three Yeai s aggregating $3,100,-808,000. He renewed recommendations made by John Bole former comptroller the currency Lur enactment Hanking Laws by Congress that would reduce tile number failures. Ile said that during the last eight months there had been ail abatement it Bank failures adding a we Ca nil pm escape Hie fact that tile year 1932 has been characterized but a continuation a alarming number Hank Lailure it Aud we know that a continued improvement in business and support credit agencies the government will not themselves Correct Hie defects existing in our Hanking Structure i Cavil the Root it so Many bunk failure Ile pointed out Hilt the greatest number failures had been in states dependent upon agriculture. A Iii Case it failures among the larger Banks located Ai cities the Adverse economic conditions Ai continued in a a three by the associated pies Washington dec. 12.�?hic customs Bureau today ordered collectors customs to suspend derision Coal imports from German and great Britain pending a decision by the attorney general As to whether Hie product was taxable under Hie 1932 Revenue act. T Ile action does not rescind last months order permitting free entry and docs not lev Hie duty but leaves the question in a status where Hie government Tan later assess the duty if the attorney general holds that it is required. A tax two dollars a ton was placed Coal in the billion Dollar Revenue Bill passed by the last Congress. Last month the customs Bureau ordered this suspended after great Britain and Germany complained that it violated favored nations clauses their i treaties w it Bilio i listed states. Protests from senator Reed Pennsylvania and other congressmen from Coal producing states i caused the matter to be referred to Mitchell. Four Banks i pay in full five National institutions liquidated in West Virginia j the women heard in Beer Case House committee continues to take evidence drinks by the Assoc Matt bus Washington dec. 12. A dozen women brought to the lug hearing room hic House ways and Means committee today assertions that Beer would decrease the source taxable wealth by i reducing the productivity uti Zens. Meanwhile the Senate judiciary committee referred All prohibition repeal legislation to a subcommittee headed by senator Blaine Republican Wisconsin a foe National prohibition. Ife announced the committee would get to work As soon As possible and said lie did not believe hearings would he necessary. Others appointed to the subcommittee Are senators Borah. Republican Idaho. Hebert. Republican Rhode Island Walsh Democrat Montana and Dill i it Morral. Wash Tigon. Four Hie five members the subcommittee Are in favor submitting a repeal Resolution with Borah the Only opponent. In ii services i Iii afternoon by the assorted Prev a Washington Dee. 12, told vividly in a routine statement by the Federal Treasury was a Story huge Cash reserves lying Idle in the country a links. It was contained Iii the formal announcement by Secretary Mills that an uttering one ear Treasury certificates at 3-4 per cent probably the lowest interest Ever paid a 12-month issues was counties in those states had joint and struck the trigger the j cd in forming the appalachian i he placed trial following the i eminent borrowed Money for amp Uay coals inc., As a Selling Agency j conclusion the Case j continued in Page 3 oversubscribed 16 Jimes. Ate 11 Iris and if was expected is Treasury records Dis tils Moi lung that Walker w mid i closed never before has the gov so 1 services were to tie conducted i from the residence near Odd ibis afternoon for Johnson Bell >0, found dead saturday night a Short distance from his Home after a search had been started for him following his failure to return Home promptly. A heart attack was lir cause Belles death in the opinion . W. G. Moran i Greco called to examine the body Atter pleasant Lilly owner the farm which Bell resided discovered ins tenant iving near a Fence Over which lie evidently was climbing when stricken he is survived by his widow and three children. Burial was i to he in Ole Iii the Bolen family cemetery. By the associated Pic a Washington dec. 12.�? the five National Hank receivership in West Virginia liquidated in e year ending last october 31, deposits were paid in full in four eases the annual report the comptroller the currency made Public shows. Iii these four eases the Banks wire restored to solvency the report shows. In the fifth Case depositors were paid 90 cents the Dollar. I lie four Hanks which paid depositors in full Are i to first National Hank Parkersburg the first National Bank Ripley. The National Exchange Bank Weston and the first National j Bank Richwood. The Hank win a paid 90 cents to the Dollar to depositors is the i list National rank Iaeger. The comptroller reported that it Hie 10,191 Hank suspensions in the United states for the eleven and one half year period ending june 39, 1932, Only Tot were in West Virginia. Of those 7fi were state and private Banks and 28 were National Banks. The number savings depositors in West Virginia Banks june 30, 1932. Was 273,108. And the savings Deposit totalled j $107,458,000, the report says. Of this amount. $19,035,000 was in i National Hanks and Hie remainder in other Hanks. Davis trial january 9 senator faces Federal c ourt hearing lottery charge both a Fri aft 1 pre a new York dec 12�?re-Tria United states senator James j. Davis Federal lottery and conspiracy charges today was set for january 9. Similar charges against Hie Western Union Telegraph con pans and three others were set to the heard hip same Day. One the cases will have to be again postponed. Co defendant with Davis director general the Loyal order Moose Are Theodore g. Miller Bernard Mcguire and Raymond Walsh. Mcguire and Walsh also arc defendants along with m. J. Revise Iii the Case against the Western Union Telegraph company which involved alleged lotteries conducted for tile Mystic shrine. The weather Cloudy and older tonight and i Unesda

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