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Beckley Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - February 7, 1930, Beckley, West Virginia Raleigh member of tue associated press and Audi by re a of circulations to. Volume 49�?no. 196 Beckley West Virginia Friday after it a february 7, 1930 five cents Ledrick to urge claim to Hospital banker will take up matter of the site with hoppers Coal company at Pittsburgh committee held meet yesterday of c. White is found guilty of murder in the first degree Here find Akers Taft returns to Washington to Man was accused of the slaying of c. A. Shef Fey negro Miner at Ameagle december 9 legation plan to Call on major general Hines soon cd. C. Hedrick will go to i 114-Urgh sunday for a conference till officials of hic hoppers Coal oni Pany with reference to a site Lear Beckley for the veterans Ospital lie said this morning Riding he would a possibly go to Washington before his return ext week. The committee Iii charge of blk Levy a Campaign for the Hospi Al has been interested for some inc in land owned by hoppers i ii the Lanark Road considered j Many As one of Hie Best pos it rile Sites for the institution. Asked about the extent of the oppers Coal company a interest j n hic Hospital or. Hedrick said o far As he knew Hie concern had manifested no interest Iii the Lios Lital a location until solicited by in Zibers of the committee. Allow ver he intimated Hie property lows owned by hoppers in this Ivinity might he sufficient justify action for interest on the part if the company in bringing the Etc ans Hospital to Beckley. Committee meets guilty of murder in Hie first j degree with a recommendation j that the defendant be confined in the Penitentiary for life was the1 verdict of the jury in the trial of f. C. White coloured answering to an indictment charging him with the murder of c. A. Shelley a negro Miner at Ameagle on december 9. The jury a finding concluded a trial which occupied the a attention of criminal court All Day j yesterday and was returned after i 3 hours deliberation and a night i of inn a Tobe guilty of robbery jury was out one hour considering alleged robbery of Daniels store at Sophia in 1927 session. Argument on a motion to set aside the verdict will he heard by judge Dunn tomorrow. The Case against White As presented by the state was an unusually Strong one but one witness besides White himself testified for the accused Man. The defendant giving his version of the crime which resulted in the death of Sheffey in Whites shanty Early in the morning of december 9, when the latter plunged a knife five times into the the body it f his victim declared lie Phi was acting in self defense. He said Sheffey had come to his shanty tin be times during the night Tho state and proper evidence for seeking to quarrel w Ith him. I the defense excluded. A twice i put him out. When Akers was tried for breaking lie came in the third time he into the store of f. L. Daniels at threw a milk bottle at me. He Sophia in id and stealing 69 jumped on me and had me on my the indictment against him has bark on the floor when i Drew j been pending two years during which thy he served a term with his brother Dorsey in the Federal judge Hugh a. Dunn in criminal court this morning set monday for the heal ing of argument of counsel to set aside the verdict of guilty re ulried by a jury this morning against Frank Akers answering to an indictment charging him with breaking and entering. The jury was out an hour and a half this morning before reaching an agreement. C. B. Harless acting for j. Ii. Ladd of Princeton Akers attorney cited several reasons Why verdict should be set aside lawyer contended improper girl takes strychnine to end life miss Mayton Richmond of Meadow Creek Dies before medical Aid could be summoned Adrian Bias recovers to return to West a. William Howard Taft having Justice returned to his Home in Laid aside the Robes Washington shattered. ,. 111 v i 11 i it till Iii. Ii to ills 11 111 \ Iii ii ii acini ii ii aniline i i ii Iii evidence had been allowed to go.,., ,. R and practically helpless. He is shown being wheeled for into the record of the trial for i a a if. V. I station after his arrival from Asheville. N. I he extent to which work for lie h Spital has progressed was set Forth last night at a meeting if the general committee of which la m. Scott is chairman la was i flounced at the conclusion of lie meeting that a delegation Irol ably would go to Washington thin the next few weeks to j Mike representations to major Lic neral Hines if the veterans Mireau concerning the and Isabil to of locating the Hospital at Beckley. The delegation will he prepared o ofter a fall that is necessary in the Way of Sites it was said Tokay and will present assembled Lata setting Firth the Many advantages of Beckley including climate and accessibility to both Quot ail and hard roads. Members of the delegation have not yet been selected. Chairman Scott said this morning and will not he lie said until shorts before time for the Washington Isit. The knife with my right hand i opened the Blade holding it against his Hack As the had my left hand pinned under his knee. White testified. Only one other witness was put on the stand Iii behalf of the defendant. J. Ii. Mansfield ail inmate of the county jail who was alleged to Hae been Iii while a shanty with sonic other coloured men after White had been arrested. Denied that the Slayer had said. A Well lie is dead and in hell Penitentiary at Atlanta for a Post office robbery. After his arrest for the Daniels store robbery Akers eluded guards at the county jail and effected his escape. He was re captured a few weeks later near Princeton. Tile Penally for breaking and entering is two to ten years in the slate Penitentiary. Where he belongs so shut ii it j claims mrs. Martin aged lady living at Glade died on wednesday Mansfield whom the state witnesses referred to As a fat daddy refuted the testimony of state w witnesses who declared yesterday on the stand that White made the remark when the killing was being discussed by the group Iii the shanty. To sentence Man monday Saunders to go be judge for second sentencing americans offer naval suggestion proposal described As a drastic and far reaching Quot Cour Totake right of Way expect to Start condemnation proceedings for Road mrs. W. M. Martin 73, of Glade lied at Ashland by february 5. It was Learned Here today. Death was attributed to pneumonia which followed a period of poor health for the alleviation of which she had recently gone to Ashland to live with a daughter mrs. C. P. Garten. Mrs. Martin had lived of the a Billie Shumateu farm at the Nouth of Glade a reek since a Uncle Billie Shumate left it i built 33 years ago. She is survived by her husband. Bree sons Aud one daughter. Affairs Are moving to a crisis in the Shady Road situation. The county court on the recommendation of the Allen cot Smittee is preparing to Institute condemnation proceedings for the rights of Way to build the new route 19-31 us projected by the state Road commission. The object of condemnation proceedings is to get the Cost Down to a Point where hic court feels it can acquire rights of Way for the Road As surveyed without impoverishing the Road fund to such an extent that nothing or utmost very i it. In will tie left for necessary work in other districts of tile county. Of by this Means the desired end cannot be attained the Road commission will he left to the alternative of going up big Beaver Creek which is now being surveyed. The options on rights of Way through various properties and 1 to Atolia Ted pre Logan feb. 7. Judge Naaman Jackson of the Lagan county circuit court today said that George Saunders negro under sentence to death for the slaying of Dennis Smith at on july i 1928. Would he brought before him on monday for re sentencing. He originally was sentenced to he hanged on october 30, 1928, hut that Date passed while an Appeal was pending before the state supreme court. T he Appeal was denied. Saunders was convicted in 1928 of firing into a group of men killing Smith and jus Bloxton negro. Attempt to form local where miners strike by Tho associated tres i by Tho \ Sooh 1 of pros London feb. 7.�?immediate j naval parity with great britain1 was proposed today by it i. Henry j l. Stimson head if the american delegation to the five Power conference who in a statement to the press epitomized american naval limitation Aims and ideals Aud re i. Vested the Points on which pro before Gress was made while Stimson a statement merely said a your delegation has made suggestions it was known to have been published with prime minister Ramsay Macdonald a knowledge and was understood to carry with it British agreement. Two fleets is substantially 1,200,-000 tons apiece. A negotiations Between president Limner and prime minister continued on rage two Senate cuts Down rates for Tariff a self administered dose of strychnine was the explanation for the death yesterday of Mayton Richmond to. The daughter of or. And mrs. Marian Richmond of Meadows reek. The girl apparently in Good spirits in the Early morning hours came from her room at 10 30 a. In. Told her Mother she had taken strychnine and died before or. J. T. Johnson could arrive. Neighbors and friends of the family were at a loss to explain the girls action. She was the Only child living at Home other Sisters being married. Or. J. T. Johnson found a bottle believed to have contained strychnine tablets lying beside the girls body upon his arrival. It was understood this morning. Efforts to communicate with or. Johnson were unavailing As he was not at Home. However mrs. Johnson by Telephone confirmed reports of the girls j death and said she understood no inquest would he held it timing generally considered a Plain Case of suicide. While arrangements for the funeral had not been completed today it was thought burial would take place tomorrow at Meadows greek. Resides Hie parents several Sisters survive the girls death. One dead in plane crash by Tho associated pres Macon ga., feb. 7.�?ad roil Bias third of a group of West Virginia bandits captured Here Jan 21. Was discharged yesterday from a Hospital and left Iii custody of a guard for Moundsville w. Va., state Penitentiary from which he and his two companions escaped dec. 18. Bias Arm was so riddled by bullets Iii a pitched Battle prior to his capture that amputation was necessary. His brother Dana Bias and Basil builders were taken Back to Moundsville in Days ago. Blast takes 16 lives in a Utah mine four men emerged from mine after the explosion and five others were rescued alive rescued alive n. Kanawha problem to City Council Trade body has exhausted its efforts fire inspection Forest lecturer coining Rescue Crews found bodies blast not violent and deaths were due to fumes Pilot injured and chanic killed Nashville me at by the ays be lated to Tokyo fell. 7. A american proposal described in authoritative quarters As a a drastic amt far reaching and covering every category of naval armaments it was Learned today was received by the japanese government last night from its delegation at the London naval conference. The proposal which was delivered by senator David a. Reed an american Delegate to Yeijiro Wakatsuki chief of the japaneses delegation wednesday evening pression it Fri rials coalition forces succeed in curtailing proposed rates in six of eight amendments i both fatso cited pres Pittsburgh feb 7.�?a statement issued by the National miners Union Here today said a local of the Union was formed at Triadelphia a. Va., among the men working in mine number three of tin Elm Grove mining company a in a determined move to spread the strike of the document w hich probably Tun miners now out at Mounds-1 require several Days. By to achoo lated pre Washington feb. 7. Despite a clash in their own ranks and an agreement among Republican Reg i liars to make a determined stand against further slashes in existing rates Senate democrats aided by Republican independents Suc needed yesterday in making Furth i or inroads on the Republican tar i Iff Hill. Of eight amendments adopted to the chemical schedule after i another hectic Day of Roll Calls six were to Cut duties below pres ent Levels Aud the two other were created a profound in eliminate increases and restore in government circles existing Levels however refused to perturbed Over the Success of list uss the plan. I coalition forces old guard Stimson proposal republicans held a conference by the questions involved were of fore the Senate met and agreed to such importance As to transcend keel a full Force on the floor at rth associated pre i i Nashville tenn., feb. 7.�?in- lured in an air plane crash late j yesterday a Noble Kirkland air plane Mechanic died soon afterwards at a Hospital. The Pilot of the plane. Chester Borum was seriously Hurt. Witnesses said the plane was flying at a height of about 500 feel when apparently the motor went dead. The ship crashed near Mcconnell Field. Bonum a motorcycle policeman is known Here As an expert stunt Pilot. The problem of widening North Kanawha Street to hold Hie stale Road commissions new route 19-21 through Beckley proper Vas before the Chandler of Commerce again at its meeting last night resulting in further discussion of the possibilities of either condemning what is necessary to secure the required Width or proceeding on the basis of the original Width of the Giles Babette Ami Kanawha Turnpike. Since either alternative is to vol the province of the chamber the committee headed by Harry Amlet son w As instructed to carry to the City Council at its meeting next tuesday night or i at a special meeting that might a he arranged the recommendation of the chamber that it pledge to i Hie Road commission the wide Ding of the Street to Cam increased traffic and then set about doing the work its speedily As possible fire prevention the attention of members of i the chamber was again directed i to the fire prevention inspection of the City to he made by a com i Mitt cd of the West Virginia underwriters association next thursday. February 13th. A Groi i of 25 or 30 inspectors will he brought Here and nil Public buildings and business houses will be thoroughly inspected for preventable fire hazards. Re continued on Pas Sis for the a a a oct a Ted pres Salt Lake City Jan. 7.�?sixteen miners were known to have been i killed five arc missing and nine escaped Vav do their lives last night in ail explosion in the Standard Coal company mine at Standardville. Sixteen bodies were located by Rescue Crews. Four men emerged from the mine after the explosion and five were rescued alive today leaving five entombed of the total of 3 1 working on the night shift. File five brought out alive barricaded themselves against the deadly fumes of Carbon monoxide Aud did not suffer any ill effects. I lie number inc slope where the five were found was reported free of . I tie blast was not violent it was said. And the deaths so far disclosed arc assumed to have been caused by fumes. Propose Many Law changes Many to suggestions made improve state Constitution w. C. Kilgore is killed by a Rock by the associated press Hinton feb. 7. .Kilgore 38, of Sandstone Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad extra Force pm ploy be was killed last night at Thurmond when struck on the head by a Rock that rolled from a Hillside while he was Clearing away a slide on the track. Taft spends Good night former president and chief Justice slept very Well the delegates Powers and hence deliberation of the whole government was made necessary. Naval experts have began a staid a of the will the Cost of moving buildings in Baric the eldest son. Is a c.hcsa-1 he Peake and Ohio railway Engineer residing at Huntington. William m. Martin is a station agent for the Baltimore and Ohio railway in Ohio while a. Of. Martin is a car repair Man with the Chesapeake and a thin at Quinn Mont. Dis. C. In Darien with whom Dis. Martin had recently visited resides at Shtaml. Continue to search for missing flyers by to 4 a related pre Nome Alaska feb. 7.�?the search for the bodies of Carl Ben Eielson and Earl Borland alaskan i Liers which Hogan twelve Davs ago when their wrecked Lam was found about ninety Miles Southeast of North me. Kihei i. Continued v i set Dav Limiter the direction of the russian Pilot Siiney. Way will approximate $60,-000. This is the figure reached by the Allen committee on the basis of prices fixed by the owners of property through which the Road will run. Iii this connection it is reported from Fayette county that since the county court of that county threw up its hands and declared it could not pay for rights of Way the people along the Way have gotten together and Are arranging among themselves to provide them free of charge either to the county or state. I Bis is the derision being j worked out along the route from Glen Jean to the Raleigh county line. Property owners along Hie Road have agreed even to move buildings at their own expense deeming the Road of too great value to let anything stand in hic Way of its coming Over the Spute surveyed. Ville and Glendale to Oiler Paisley a an attempt to mobilize the miners for strikers in the Paisley awned mines in Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia is now being made by the n. M. I�?T.,�?� the statement said. Petit jurors must appear before grand by the associated pros Lexington ky., feb. 7.�?the Petit jurors who last tuesday freed Harry Hatterick of Hie slaying of his sweethearts sister were summoned by the Fayette county grand jury to appear before that body at 9 of clock tuesday morning. County attorney George w. Vaughn who conferred with the grand jury yesterday morning said the jury had ordered him to. Summon the members of the Petit i clarified the jury. Agreement. A the grand he said. A ordered me to do this declaring that the finding of the Petit jury was a Gross miscarriage of _ it was Learned authoritatively however that the proposal in its present form was ii it acceptable to Japan although it represents some concessions i ii the part of America from the position taken at the japanese american conversations last december at Washington. The Stimson declaration follows a at the opening of the conference the t idled stalls Ion made no statement of its position or of the needs of its country beyond the historical fact of agreement in principle for parity Between great Britain and the United states. A we Are now in a position where we can go further following discussions among ourselves and negotiations with the All limes in an Effort to defeat opposition amendments. As a result the Republican seats were Well filled during the Day and All record votes were close. Senator Watson of Indiana continued on Pac six warn Bankers against a lightning Rod games fire destroys Welch Kasdin Brothers store it by Tho associated it Welch feb. 7. Fire of undetermined origin destroyed a two store building occupied by the. Kasdin Brothers clothing store the Anawalt drug company and the apartment and office of or. C. It. Shine at Anawalt near Here j last night. a elect Hillman by by Tho associated press Chicago. Fob 7.�?the banker is the fellow financially Wise who warns his customers against Confidence games and swindles and according to the Illinois Bankers association the same hanker is one who Falls for Confidence games. The last warning sent members is against concerns cd doubt a Ful Merit which Send Blanks requesting information about Hie Bankers institution to be used in directories. A the acceptor sign Hie form which seems innocent enough and then it develops it binds the by the associated Presa Memphis tenn., feb. 7.-dr. J. N. Hillman president of Emory and Henry College Emory na., was elected president of the Edu Texas it rational association of hic it Onver methodist episcopal Church South at the final session last night of the eleventh annual meeting of the association. Bank to a contract amounting to British and japanese which base j $300. Possible a Wujs jul 0j lightning Rod has game a say the association. Limits of agreement. Oui delegation made suggestions As follows immediate parity a first with Britain burned us parity in every class of ship in the fire from grease grease dropped on a stove in Jimmy a restaurant on Neville Street was held by firemen As the cause of a slight Blaze to which they 1 responded about 9 30 last night. No damage was done firemen said. A moving picture group leased new Yorkus Winter Garden will continuously show Chi Navy. T he Gross tonnage of Jerba programs there. Cutaway Oats. Silk hats full levelling dress will come Back into favor this year the National has i association of merchant tailors meeting Iii Chicago predict on account of women a More formal modes. By the associated pets Charleston feb. 7.�?a variety of suggestions for changes a the state Constitution was developed by discussions today at the opening session of Public hearings by the stale Constitution commission named to recommend amendments to the fundamental Law of the state. I. J. F. Strother of Welch presiding at the hearing stated that the commission desired Aid and assistance from any persons interested Delegate e. M. Heat icy Kan wha county author of the Resolution through which he commission was created said he Vas convinced that the weakness of the present system was a thick of executive authority and executive responsibility and that a betterment of government would re suit by lodging authority in proper executive hands. Keatley also said the Short ballot proposal had a great the sub acct of taxation occupied tic at i Tention of the commission exclusively at the morning session after senator Wright Lingas Wheeling Secretary of the com a Mission read a number of com i Imin cations suggesting Amend men i s. The taxation discussion revolt j cd around a statement presented by d. A. Burto wheel my spokesman for the West Virginia tax association which has j sponsored a proposed amendment a providing for limited classification of property with maximum rates fixed for Money notes accounts receivable and Bonds. The i l Itten suggestions submitted to the commission ranged All the Way from taxation to changes in the jury system and elimination of publication of certain Legal i advertising. Burt Iii his statement a explained that classification of property was divided into two classes one narrow or limited and the other Broad or camper he naive. The tax association has sponsored an amendment of the first Type while the tax commissioner t. It. Townsend has hacked one for a general or comprehensive classification. Burt said that of the 33 states that had by to associated press classified property Only four Danville a feb. 7.�?carlton were using Hie a Bro id Type and Schwab Wagner 36, former own j tue the amendment his Assoc Ator of the Danville structural 1 Jon la a sponsored was designed steel company. Died suddenly 110 bring a a intangibles rom their last night. He was a Nephew of i hiding place. Charles m. Schwab the steel j manufacturer and was reared by 4, or. And mrs Schwab. Recently j j the steel company was made an 4, operating unit of the Steelton j Plant of the Bethlehem steel company by the Assoc Washington feb. 7. Attend anti at the Home of William Howard Taft said today the former chief Justice and president of the United states spent a a very satisfactory Taft it was said at the Home went to sleep last night about 8 of clock and rested unusually Well throughout the remainder of the night. Stock Market is highly irregular 1 by the associated by j new York feb 7.�? i lie Stock Market opened highly irregular today. Bails and some utilities were firm while several important Industrial and Meridian diving shares sagged. Lackawanna gained two and three Quarter heading Canadian Pacific Missouri Kansas and american and foreign and consolidated about Point each. Allie Cha liners 5 american t Telephone american 1 smelting and purity bakeries lost about one Point while u. S. I steel Chrysler Woolworth radio and Sears Roebuck sagged one Quarter to one half Points. Steel Man Dies the weather i West Virginia Cloudy tonight slightly colder in East portion saturday partly Cloudy

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