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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 26, 1935, Biloxi, Mississippi Ebb it f s a i. I. S g go the doll and Tot find n Eedy a by help of every person Able to Denac to this Cau a Assoc Jat did i i sgt. La wire la service Herald building Biloxi Mississippi coast tuesday afternoon. November 26, 1935 Herald building Gulfport 15c a week volume Xxxviii Numen a s3legislature agrees on december 7 As Date for adjournment troops stand a per ses a Quot a words Niadna Uii c candidates now Luau Whill have Legal limit negro tried Ahpo Len a a Ltd it Nal . A fimm on in of \ All trial to. A it Ard ? u. ? Quot a a a i a a a a authority to halt school term lacking Han Jck county superintendent of education says schools have not run four months As required show girl jailed in smoke killing n. T a. Ii an i a n a Wjk a aus. Or Priboi if k a Quot it i n t y Public re a an a a or Uff Ciai a Quot Quot Frida y of the a a the teachers Anil a re jv.i1 Pat if. a r i t t it 1 it to t of a a in Tell wis it i Quot Ted p a it Quot a Nurik Rit v to order 51 t h Jav i i 111 Yini Ejli it a tile of i in for four m a it Quot i m Reip Frfd to oration for Ltd Ltd i i s no \ it a a it a m Quot a a w a i. A t d la a him ? a a to f i Quot. A Quot St Quot the to. I a a Italy claims Dolo Victory Hundred report a Fri Kilt d on Southern front a four italian Sla incomplete Job of auditing Biloxi books Check of records from october 1, 1935 to january 5, 1935 results in claim of $68,837.64 land commissioner Moore submits lengthy report of patents to legislature \ a 1, a it a a i r it it a e. That to Page eight r i rebels holding gains in Brazil soon after Thomas Holloman alias William Williams a carnival operator was Sam in his hotel room at Norfolk va., police jailed Betty White above24-year-old dancer whom they quoted As confessing she shot him because he beat her for blowing cigarette smoke in his eyes. Associated press photo it it 1 judge remands Case to docket further Testi m on y to Fie taken in Lamar Fife is. Wilson Hancock Hank suit i i i a Bali Ltd Quot a d m r. To the do hot or a Quot in rth r to Foo Cash of t r Lamar Lite a Noe company again to m of. A a i tide a i nil in it i to sir ,., and the 11 m Cit it Bank. I suit for the s iffy Quot i a it Rin in Ltd of a a a a a to tract trial of a Hieb it n of i i ups april in Ichii hoi m or m i in if a Munse a Notum i Trio him i t s7.iinii nil a est Ito Toni ii l l in i Ink in Holt i Iriny to it i a it it a in of a ?2 a it to fun �>i1<� in a Row re i he a i Bank by Wilson Jan in a Livov of a. A lend to Tajc Sirop crts in a Stinn. Wilson cd i i night t o it Viiar r in Suraco a Quot a a Man ii Tho Honfi of. Sbin i it Mirril i i to it i i Sok get up to of a of Bis of Row it >i.osir. Tili a complainant spi is to a. Ron Raof Sepo iii ally Poi Fornaci Quot ii n Wilso Tho Rontai Vulor of Chr pure in to Price. Anions crisps in Quot Lii Hilris Quot a it it it it were Cranfi a was to it in it. Pat Lido Liim Inan Ron Zurll in Tross b. To Niwell i Ili Mirco suit. Mrs. Croine Oll in it. Ran foil a i Voie and Way authorized to res unit to use of brr former Paulino Hind Man. Eusenio Porsi Ltd , Glon a. Snot Man receivers fur Ilio a Unna vis a hotel at Biloxi Asere authorized in the court to employ Frank to. Kroulik of Gulfport As business promotion manager of the Boto. , Nar iian of Sadie Mae a Avin. Minor was a Thori cd o accept a Compromise settlement of a dam Apo suit against Frank Bauer whereby Bauer is to pay . The dam Apo claim Tho result of an automobile a Cirlot. It was Uudelt i Tood. And to suit was filed in circuit from air Lanehart mexican Lynching Meiier City. Nov. In Federal air planes Ceai ire it a a Lynch up mob near los carbonera.-. State of Jalisco by drop a lip bombs on then just As Tuey were Alvut to. Jerk tin rope on the victim from there reported today to the in. A paper e.\-ct-Lsior. The reported victim Manueal u Pete. Older brother of in or nor Evarard a Tope to of Jalisco. The Rop was around this neck and shut ii Oxer the tree the is it notches stated. He it 11 unions it out a it the mob led. The a vices to the Newt Pap a said the Uii it a was composed of rebels. Or la Ini a Ini la Lii. Or t in it Sil a Quot i it a i Quot is. Were rep no a Kil ii a in in in Quot a a a it Quot no in a Pijue i us s a Quot a i it i Xii ii a or i of a <01 i a s Quot it rii r us in of Quot a cup 1 la h."�,�. i i i i used is a a or >.-. 1 i a it k. A gtd. A up w,.nnd-o i uni i Inis it i in. Italian a i Quot patrols sol a run a r.-1 .11 a n Purs Jinp a i,.niy ii is a Fiu Tho to get ii it in int d Ltd ii r i i Quot re i Quot ii it West of Makalo a ii he ii Thorn 1 t in 11. Naties to Ltd a i it Ili a i a rain in Isth or Sau o a we sent a. A i i a Nii iii Imp de so univ Tho maj Quot Rod Anco. It Uever Tholos fac is in no is a 1 t for the plus i is ii 1 i w a re. A in Ihori a Winc of Tho Nori Cru a a a re of . mar Vijo a s second army cups drove Forward to i Atna a a Alila As air planes cruise a Quot be to swin a into action with Tea Lizino Pui it at in first Sipat of i a 1 a Quot Pian urics. Ltd a Trio i Mirenic loft Cien. Orote Larlo to a i Olumn of i it Analil warriors. Hulsy ered by iu>0 new recruit s. A Quot uht a Notor Chanco at Debriac Kas continued on Page Elliree attempt to persuade regiment of cavalry to join communists fails Norris visit Tva Norris Lievore w. Norris r. Neb rep. John Rankin i t it. Miss and rep. Lister Hill. visited the Tennessee Valley authority Here today. Dot i Iro. A Quot of. _ it it a tip an alleged pm Quot to t Enlis t of b first i cavalry Kepi Inonu. Spiar Soreil in the Hart of Rio Dot a Janeiro in a a Volt again. The a Quot Erynn Quot t thwart it a it a report. For Quot a to h Nie so rfcs. A a r Beilis ii a Quot re lit it in 111 to Quot to Quot Nio. lit. A. Rof Quot Ito Ira. Ltd t ii 1 it to t lie training of a Serm officers was arrested Bop re Dawn charged with at to Tnp in to incite m r v. It of the cavalry 11 it. Officials Aid he i and undo an Effort in i Rio the rack a minted corps into Lii a with t next flu ions who Are Fishtine in North ast Brazil a Ain it the govern 1 i. From to o la it Ltd Peri Ambric Quot. Capt. Mol iii Quot . Secretary of Security of the Sta of re Arteil that after hours of fish tip the insurgents bad been driven Back towards Socorro the military Arri it on of Recife. And that about a to had been killed a d 100 capt 1 roil. However. S&Quot-"ialist.-. Here in the capital who said their information came the us secret channels assorted that the r Bol deaths Lead not Eon mop than 10. To e Goveri Niento Ini it Quot Sod a Stati Siepe Over Tho entire nation today and dispatched two. Naval cruisers to combat. The Northeast Revi it. Rebels hold chains authoritative advices indicated communistic insurgents wore holding to bar a i i it. The rebels still held the strategic continued on Page eight Hangman keeps 40th rendezvous with death when heart fails after thirty nine executions by Sam Assoc a Ted reach Wake Island Wake Island. Nov. J7 i wednesday i a up a via pan american Airway s communications in the China Clipper a Aplan carrying the first trans Pacific air mail skilled away today for Irani on the next to last hop of its s000-mile flight from Alameda calif., to Manila. Girl murdered Hyeson Calif grim faced citizens talked of Lynching today As police searched for the murderer of 14-year old Mary stammer daughter of a prominent Fresno attorney. S. Farrington press staff writer new Orleans. Nov. Uti a a3 a Harry Meyer. To year old professional Hangman kept hip 4<"lth rendezvous Ivity death last right. times the Veteran executioner ascended the scaffold and calmly sprung the trap that sent of i on embed men and one woman their deaths. Last Niht to followed i hem. The heart that enabled him to drop with steady bands hoods Over the condemned As priests and ministers repeated prayers with them beat its last in Charity Hospital at a 4c> . To Henry Meyer hairpin a Poison was just another Means of making a living. He often boasted that he bad no belief in immortality but As the end approached to asked for and received the last sacraments of the roman Catholic Church. He summed his philosophy up in a single sentence Quot a just think when you re dead you re Blower for is years he served As the official executioner Tor Orleans Parish. He performed his duties with a mat Ter of fatness that awed those who attended the executions but a hand in just Didu to l other Henry Meyer. Quot the Way i feel is that the jury finds then he once said Quot the court sentence them and the judge swears me in As a Deputy sheriff to carry out the Law. I d hang my own brother if i had one. If be committed he was proud of his ability to tic a perfect Hangman s knot and was a ready conversationalist about any exertion at we cd be officiated. His pockets usually were cluttered with newspaper clippings of men sentenced to death in Louisiana and of the banking. He sprung his first death trap in years ago. Received lost Bis Job on a construction project and became a professional Hangman. He was employed As an Iron worker Oil a construction project at the time and when his Boss discovered he had Tancred a Man to immediately discharged him. 1 until flip last few years lie supplemented Bis earning from hangings with a Little carpentry wort. His wife from whom he jealously guarded the fact be was a Hangman died several years ago. Jobs became scarce and he lot this Home. Two years ago he was Iven quarters in the Parish prison a Here be also had his meals. He received ?7c> for each person be hanged but he could t keep Bis Money. After each execution be gave a party for his friends along the Mississippi riverfront. They ate 1ms food drank his liquor and spent his hanging earnings but there was one thing Henry Meyer always did after each execution. How a Aid up in insurance policy he carried to make certain his Only request be granted a decent burial beside his wife in St. Mary s cemetery. That was Given him today. Glimpse into sacred room disappointing to correspondents by Andice Erdinc ass Quot Iai Quot i i Ress foreign Sia t Aksum. Ftak Pia nov. 21��?i.-pi�?in an a t Ini she Ltd distinctly i. I have pc or i a a 11 Kijin s Hov Quot a holies in Dendary u i of the Leen of site in �?�., Lii Quot Pia s Christian ii Lipi iii. I panic away with the Feling if one who i it up to isl drama and feeble anti Climax. With an English paper correspondent. Christopher Houie. A visited the ilig., pries Phebe be. We bad come a Long Way. O said to see the St Quot i Quot dark 11 thi.1 a Quot venom and the ten Stone supposedly enshrine Quot there. No. He .-j11 ill a a i it to. To pleaded cajoled him. Argued that the sight of the Lidy of holies in the Cathedra would s our lives forever. Then when we bad All by failed he relented. We c uld h of he said into a a Sai room to Liro Iiga a three Inch aperture. We is ii toil a my the Vemi darkness. Our eyes Ai themselves to the half Light. Nothing we could Gli up of had i Bild ical connotation. Quot i a saintly Man can see them. Intoned the priest. A Little later be adder lie nov in had s in Tom himself. There was nothing save a Penda i Quot hanging Ergh. Which Grebe be confided. Shielded the holy bees deadly guardians of the invisible Ark and its legendary fables. The room itself was Small rising without a break to a High roof where Light sifted in from a null cupola. The it ii on of Shelia. Related the priest visited Solomon and bad a boy. Who became King Menelek. By him. Solomon Kad i copies made of l he Ark and he tim its for Lier but Shoba. Woman of Wiles to a k not copies but the originals when . J. Moore City auditor has to Pike his audit of the books and records of the City of bib ii for the period october 1, lik53, to january l it it. Or. Moi ire has been diligent and painstaking in the compilation of his latest 71-Page report which covers the various funds departments bonded in looted Ness tax data accounts Quot etc., of the City showing in detail and at a glance various data that is essential to the future operation of the City As Well As making available for immediate inspection its financial condition. Audits of certain accounts As set f rth below have resulted in total claims of a i a. Among these is a claim of sl.17s.o8 against i. Hart Chinn sex mayor listed As overdrawn salary. A total of s.23 is current liabilities past due january 7 and the bonded indebtedness of be City As of june 1. 1034. Was $1. 341.000. Die auditor extended every Quot Effort to set Forth As clearly As possible from such records As could be found in the books and files of the Ity the financial condition of the City the various revenues and expenses of the departments. The summary of or. Moore s import to mayor o Keefe and commissioners Swanzy and Tucei follows in accordance with your instructions. I have audited the books and records of the City of , for the period beginning october 1st, 1983. And ending january 5th, 1935. And have the Honor to submit this report to you. I have heretofore submitted reports on audits of the City tax collectors accounts the commissions drawn by the state tax collector sundry salary accounts and the account with Harrison county. Mississippi for the City s share of the and Valorme Road collected by Harrison county on property situated within the City of . The audits of these accounts have results in claims which Are now being rut in suit by the attorneys for this Board As follows 11.&Quot Hart Chinn. Sex mayor overdrawn salary .?1,17s.3.s m. L. Michel. Sex councilman overdrawn salary miss Laura Lawrence. Sex tax collector overdrawn salary a. M. L. Michel and mis continued Oil Page five c. Of chits at damage suits .2.1s0.00 promiscuous filings of claims held disastrous to Harrison county s welfare two St jew were taken by the Gulf port chamber of Commerce directors monday night in a Campaign against what was described As Quot fake and in meritorious Quot damage suits. The first was to authorize the president to appoint a committee to Quot make a study of the damage suit problems particularly in reference county and report Back to the chamber of Commerce Quot and the second step was the adoption of the following Resolution Quot the Gulfport chamber of Commerce hereby places itself on record As opposed to fake and a meritorious damage Satis and to undertake an aggressive fight to eliminate what has become a menace to property and Llie in Harrison county and that it seeks the cooperation of All Good citizens in Harrison county who desire president. L. Taylor announced that the committee authorized would be appointed in two or three Days. The directors devoted most of the session to discussion of the damage suits during which letters were read from attorney. A. Leathers of Gulfport and Secretary Jones of the Laurel chamber of Commerce. It was brought out last night that the excess premiums paid on insurance because of damage suit. In Gulfport was Many times More than was necessary to retire the Bonds recently voted for school construction and to build the proposed Harbor for Small boats. Grenville Mellen was appointed a Delegate to the Rivers and harbours Congress to be held in new Orleans Early next month. It is proposed to add others to represent Gulfport at the meeting. Secretary b. C. Cox read a letter from the census Bureau announcing that a Survey of Gulfport would be begun january 2. Present were president Taylor Secretary Cox directors Hanyu Gardner Grenville Mellen. Clayton Rand or. A. S. Hopkins Reece Bickerstaff. A. Alberts. John t. Dalier Tom s. C lower Oscar Casi Ibry sr., Charles Gerrets. E. P. Are received Stewart Sneed Hewes Agency sends $10 to Gulfport fund a Davis $5 to Biloxi it a. Fatal explosion in car remains unsolved mystery Wewahitchka fla., nov. Ifim i in state s attorney John m. Carter. Jr., said today the investigation into the mysterious Auto while explosion which killed a woman and injured two other persons Quot is in Der Way but has Broucht no results As the explosion of cured near a Niomy ala., last week. Mrs. M. O. Clark was killed her invalid daughter Myrtiee and Milton. Whitefield. The Driver were injured a wore from we Wall iii. Theodore d. a Quot c, for Gulf coun y. Of neck the machine. He had loaned it to the Trio to provide transportation for miss Clark who was to enter a Lovita for treatment. Hier if. U. I Ridl Eon Aid heft it Quot almost certain Quot re Amite had been placed in the car. Levins could off a no clue Ai he had no known enemies. Dies after Accident West Point Huguley. 5o. Prominent business Man and former football Star at Alabama polytechnic Institute Auburn died today after being injured in a motor car Accident saturday night. The daily Herald is read every afternoon in the Homes of More than five thousand Mississippi coast people. The first contribution to the Herald doll and toy fund at Gulfport was received this morning from Stewart Sneed Hewes inc., insurance Agency which sent $10. This is an excellent opening for a Fine purpose. May Quot less fortunate ones Quot will receive from this initial gift definite Christmas when the annual distribution of gifts is made on Christmas eve morning. Hamilton Davis a Canadian Friend of Biloxi who spends the Winters at his Beautiful Oak Park Home and is a generous contributor to various local interests today sends in his annual contribution of $5 for the Biloxi fund. Biloxi and Gulfport doll and toy funds need several Hundred dollars each in order to meet even in a very Small Way the Many demands made upon them in Quot playing Santa Claus Quot to hundreds of children who look to the Community distribution of gifts for most it not All of their Holiday cheer. Last year the Gulfport was stretched to give gifts to approximately 12u0 children and Biloxi reached 120 1 children. This Jear every indication Points to equally if not larger numbers who will have to be serve i. It is Only through the generosity of the Public who Are interested in sharing their Usu a and plenty with children of need that the fund is accumulated. No Christmas is Complete until one has seen the Light Shine in the eyes of a child Suie Happy with a those who not have children of their own May find this Joy by contributing to the Community distribution. Those with children who wish to express concretely their happiness in god s great gift of childhood will find the doll air to Quot it fund an Excell it Means. The Herald Point. Nib Pride to the Fine response of the Public to supporting these funds for Many years and appeals again to everyone interested to take or Send his or her gift Small or Large to the Herald offices at Gulfport or Biloxi. To apply to i Bese doll and toy funds. Hearing bus company Case state seeking collection of 37.000 in mileage taxes and penalties today s Forenoon session of circuit court at Gulfport was taken up with argument of counsel in the Case of the state of Mississippi against the City bus company a mint involving u claim of state auditor Joe s. Price for approximately .&Quot>7.000 in mileage taxes and penalties Oil 20 Pas in Ger buses operated by tin defendants Quiong the Mississippi coast. The Case was submitted on an agreed statement of facts and the services of a jury were accordingly not necessary. Bro Ugnit by the state attorney general the suit seeks to collect some i?.j,000 in mileage taxes allegedly due a or the year lo4 under provisions of chapter 120 of the acts of the 1934 legislature. In addition to the tax there is a 50 per cent penalty which the state seeks to impose. The City bus company denies liability for the mileage taxes which Are Ever and above the regular privilege axes p3ici for the operation of to buses and maintain that the statute under which the unit is brought is unconstitutional and that the amount sought is virtually conf it cation. W. A. Pierce assistant attorney Genera argued the Cafor the state and Garner Green of Jackson and the Law firm of Eaton. Eaton and Eaton continued on Page eight House debates Bill to pay teachers school truck operators Jackson. Miss. Nov. 26�? up a tee state legislature voted today to end its extraordinary session saturday get dec. 7, after setting up the machinery for an investigation of the state my commissioner s office which May extend beyond the duration of the extra session. Separate Resolution were approved by both houses this morning setting Dot. 7 for sine die adjournment jus one month before the trems of office of a majority of its members expire. Each House now must formally approve the adjournment Resolution of the other body before the sine die adjournment Date is officially fixed. After receiving a a no Why report from land commissioner Moore the House busied itself today with consideration of a Bill proposing to appropriate �1.000.000 to pay salaries of school teachers and school truck Drivers past due since july 1. Asks Complete change the Bill met an Early attack on the floor when rep. Robert Burns of Rankin county sought to change the entire method of distribution of school funds. He offered an amendment proposing to distribute .&Quot<500,000 of the fund Quot on a per capita basis according to the number of educable children and the other $500,000 to be equalized according to the needs of the counties. Burns claimed. Quot City schools Quot would Benefit excessively under the terms of the committee Bill. The committee measure which was being defended from attack by appropriations committee chairman e. T. Woolfolk on the floor provides for a distribution of the funds on a teacher truck Driver basis with the proration basis one teacher to each 30 pupils regularly enrolled in school and one truck Driver to each 25 children regularly transported. At the noon recess the House had not reached a vote on the Burns amendment and debate on the school Bill was to be resumed this acts on Bonus while the House was debating the school Bill this morning the Senate placed its stamp of approval on two House Bills calling for refunding of si.000.000 of callable insane Hospital lands at a lower rate of interest and retirement of another si.020,000 of the Hospital Bonds from Money now in the state Treasury. It was explained that the state has to its credit .<914,000 which was paid by Washington and Sharkey counties for the retirement of flood rehabilitation Bonds issued in 1927, upon which the stare stood As guarantor. These funds would be used for the retirement of the insane Hospital Bonds. The Senate also approved House Bill 02 authorizing Board of supervisors to Levy an and Valorme tax of Mills to acid fire lands for state Parks. After passing this measure the Senate adjourned until wednesday Mormont 10 o tomorrow both houses will Call a week end recess tomorrow Quot for the thanksgiving holidays Quot to monday for the final week of the special session. The important Highway Bill proposing an extensive net work of paved roads for Mississippi is set for up Cial order in the House tomorrow and a it is unlikely that the lower body will do Little More than read the Bill before taking a week end adjournment and return next week to finally dispose of Quot this filed to test holding company act court asked to order registration of electric Bond and share company is directed by la new. York. Nov. 20�?the securities amp Exchange commission today filed a Bill of complaint in Federal court stating it had been advised by the electric Bond amp share co., and five of its intermediate Holdin corporations that they would not Register under the publicity Utility set of 1935, and asked the court to direct that they do so in compliance with the Law. At the offices of the electric Bond is share co. It was said no comment would l be forthcoming until officers had Stu died the complaint. In citing cause Tor the action. Tue Compla nth alleges Quot that the defendants Are engaged and Are about to engage in acts and practices which constitute or will constitute violations of the Public utilities act of 1935.&Quot today s action the first specific step taken in court to compel Public Utility holding companies to comply with the Law was regarded by corporation lawyers and others who have. Been following Utility affairs As a test suit designed to secure Early adjudication of the holding . It followed closely the by the i United Gas improvement co., of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth and Southern corp. To test the constitutionality of the holding company act.m00rt makes report Jackson. Miss nov. 20�?i.-t a House of Quot representatives today with nut a record vote set saturday. D c. 7, As the Date for sine die adjournment of the extraordinary session of the state legislature which has now been in s Sisoi for Over two Moun a the adjournment vote came after the Bouse received a \ Olu Minnus report from state land it it a a a is gain Ltd h. D. Continued on Page eight holding company asks court for Protection Washington nov. 20.�?f/p a the North american company one of tha largest Public Utility holding concerns asked the District of Columbia supreme court to prevent the government from enforcing the holding company act. The plea conceded that the North american was a holding company under the terms of the act and therefore required to it Register. But adds such registration Quot is the Means provided Quot by the act Quot under which North american and its subsidiaries would be brought under the jurisdiction Olathe securities commission. The commission then., it was claimed Quot would be enabled x x x to dismember and destroy the business Quot of North american and Quot regulate control and reorganize such business pending plaintiff s ultimate dismemberment and it described the act As containing a Quot death. Sentence Quot for holding companies. And then said the act is unconstitutional because it is Quot not a valid exercise of Tho Power of Congress Quot Over Commerce mail or any other thing in the Constitution attempts Quot unlawfully to Delegate legislative Power Quot attempts Quot to deprive plaintiff its debenture holders and its stockholders of their property without due process of Law Quot seeks to impose Quot excessive fines and cruel and unusual punishments Quot attempts to Quot usurp Powers reserved the and seeks to subject american to Quot unreasonable searches and seizures to Issue paper at noon thanksgiving in Observance of thanksgiving Day the daily Herald will go to press at noon thursday As has been the Cus for Many years. Advertisers Are str Ger to it their copy into the Herald office at Gulfport and Biloxi Early in order of cooperate with the paper in granting to its employees a half Holiday. Channel to be meeting topic a Biloxi chamber of Commerce receives annual audit report at meeting a general meeting of the business and professional interests of Biloxi is being called by the Biloxi chamber of Quot Orn Meri a f r the night of december a Quot a at o clock. C. Of c. Office tiie modification of Biloxi Channel and for the discussion of spa projects. This was decided up it last nigh at a meeting of the Board of director.-. It is considered most urgent that a gathering of the business interests be prior to the hearing by the i. S. District Engineer for the afternoon of december 5 in Biloxi when depositions will be taken and matters discussed As to whether or not the Channel shall be routed East of Deer Island into Biloxi Harbor. This in tree is or special importance. The maritime interests of Biloxi. The Board of directors calling the general meeting so that ,11 interested May express their pinions in order that a definite agr ment May be reached before the official government bearing. The present Channel providing ten feet at mean Low tide into the Back Bay of Biloxi via the Western end of Deer Island was advocated and secured by the Biloxi c. Quot of c. Some years ago. There is one thing certain As to Tho organization s stand on the approaching Federal Quot session and Bat is a plea for a deeper depth regardless which Channel route is selected. Only last saturday cd ton Quot with a party of a Fricis and industrialists were unable to Biloxi Harbor in h it canneries fisheries Boa building Plant a Shell Mills. Cir St Cion etc., b cause of Lack of water. At the december a Quot meeting a talk will be made by commissioner John Swanzy on the Ufa projects. Or. Swanzy attended last night s but Ard which was presided Over by president Chester de Lamz. The annual audit was received from Davis amp company and the organization was found to be in order. Reports were made by the Secretary on the latest developments in the coast guard Barracks site matter the new Biloxi Booklet the approaching National pan hellenic Congress and routine matters. The a Hamber of Commerce has been devoting some time lately to Clearing up the Legal matters required in the acquirement of the Barracks site by the Federal government. Biloxi ans fail to identify two men arrested in Florida Pascagoula. Miss., november a Illiam b. Ferrill. And Louis Rod ers the two Merj who were arrested in Miami. Fla., last week a Quot and Allf a to have been the bandits who robbed a party of Biloxi ans As they were returning from. A night club near Orange Grove were released by sheriff. Guy Krebs after the parties who were robbed Fai led to identify then As the men who held them up. After being arrested in Miami Sis it is stated photos of them were i Tak n and sent to Biloxi. Where it is alleged they were identified As the right parties. Sheriff Krebs stages that the men willingly returned Here stating that they had. A perfect a Libi claiming they were in a hotel in Miami the night the Robb a is it"1 to have occurred. It turned out to be a Case of mistaken Iden Ity and the sheriff could do nothing but re least them a there was no charge against them. The funeral of Robert Eug Quot be Pickett age years who was accidentally drowned at Bay i Bare some time during last in by. Will be held her Quot fro the residence of his brother in Law Charlus Ferrer 274 Porter Street on tue Day afternoon at 3 o clock with interment in cemetery. d was born Quot and reared in Pas Agoura. But has lived in la Bantre for the past 14 years where he was engaged in fishing and Canning. Ii by thre by thers. G. C. Picket. B. H. Pickett and John p cd. It an two Sisters. Mrs. Quot has. Ferrer and mrs Mary Larson All of Thi Ltd it. To rebuild Wiggins still burned sunday the turpentine still owned by car Baui he of Wiggins was completely destroyed by fire sunday morning the fire was discovered about 2 o clock by a Negr Quot watchman. The Wiggins fire department answered the Call bilt tie flames had made too much headway. There were a number of explosions that Shook houses that were nearby. T ree barrels of spirits and a number of barrels of resin were als Quot it destroyed and also 3 practically new truck the cause of the fire i it undetermined. The loss was not covered by insurance. The ruins have been cleared away and Plana to reconstruct the still or e being made a

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