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Brookfield Daily News Bulletin (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Brookfield, Missouri Brookfield daily news and the Linn county new ume 71 Brookfield Missouri Friday june 23, 1950 associated press member number 305 Foley criticizes estimators for Larch technique Washington june 23�? a a senior Wiley a wis sharply Crit sized the Senate crime investigating committee today for a runaround after mice rather trying to uncover ties Bein politics and crime. Liv Ileya a committee member a Elf spoke out As senators in toned u. S. Prison director bes v. Bennett his views for a trolling crime. Wiley referred to a the Kansas in murders and the theft allot boxes in Missouri. A a we should concentrate that a subject Quot Wiley said. A we arc wining around after mice and by to be getting the Breeding Quot a chairman Kefauver a Tenn promptly told reporters the com Luttee is going into Missouri to old open hearings Quot the basis i evidence we be already collect do a including a Check contributions by gamblers to political campaigns. And Kefauver reports that a Ommittee investigator in mis our has appealed for More help he has found conditions sch Are a too big for him to Pindle alone. Hpe Fauver said the committee a poets to decide this week end other to give More help to the Litigator George White who the group from the Ltd narcotics Bureau. The chair fomented that a we have de for investigators from All j country. Aver said the committee has digging into income and 2ords big shot gamblers Icke Teers. This was made e by an order from presi a Ruman opening confidential the senators in running leads in criminal activities t declined to say whether los will be held in Chicago. He said he does no to know when Missouri hearings will Start. A hearing disclosed that a st. S gambling firm has been do a $500,000-a-Day mail order Telegraph bookmaking bus horse race and baseball Kefauver said the firm is j pfc Rich and co., and that its Jas Are in the hands in inflators. His disclosure came As chief Jet office inspector Clifton c. Aimer was being questioned about in possibility charging Gamb Are with violations postal regu actions in the use the mails. Linn county Bond sales reach 37.7 per cent drive quota George p. Breen chairman the Linn county Independence drive announced that As june 17, the total sales quote Bonds in this county amounted to $39,-841, 37.7 per cent quota. Sales reports also revealed that As june 17, a total $10,116.-$15 in series a be a savings Bonds by been sold in Missouri. And red to the Independence drive. A a represents 4 8.1 per cent Tiv if quota $21,000,000 which a to assigned this state. R. E. L. Hill Secretary the Assoun Bankers association and Cate chairman the u. S. Sav nos Bonds committee for mis it Ouri. A commenting the Campaign results Date said a to be schedule our state and All counties should have at least 65.6 per cent quota achieved. Therefore this latest report shows Missouri about 8 per cent behind where should be. a a 24 ships take arms h eight pact allies Washington june 23 a up a up plenty four ships were reported pm air Way to Europe today with can arms for eight Atlantic allies. Somatic officials who gave port to newsmen said six Laden with 2,000 tons he pent for Belgium were the to put to sea. Most the is intended for the Bei a ground forces they said. Des Belgium the ships Are for France Britain Italy Netherlands Luxembourg k and Norway. K the weather forecast Uri a partly Cloudy humid tonight and sat Little change in tempera Low tonight 70-75 High y 90-95. Lilly 4 Celebration is postponed by groups the giant july 4th Celebration planned by the Brookfield Lions club and the City athletic club has been postponed officials announced today the postponement was made due to a shortage time in making proper preparations. Instead the two groups announced that a carnival will be held at Lions Field from monday August 13, through saturday August 19. Further plans will be announced later officials said. 16 Rural teachers accept positions in county for next year sixteen Rural teachers have accepted positions teaching Linn county Rural schools for the 1950-51 term. Of the 41 Rural districts in Linn county 16 have schools operating. The number District teacher and address the teacher follows 21 Hill mrs. Isabelle Ware new Boston 41 Grove Hill Joan Stra Ley Brookfield 4 2 Harper mrs Genevieve Montgomery st. Catherine 4 3 Nester Norma Jean Russell Brookfield. 45 Hackler Winona Stanfield Bucklin 4 6 Davis Theodore thud cum st. Catherine 56 Greenview mrs. Lorene Deskins. Linneus 59 Prairie Flower Corinne Reid Brookfield. 60 White mrs. Dorothy r. Harrington Bucklin 66 Mcclure Dorothy Clemans Linneus 79 Carpenter Ruby m. Simpson Bucklin 81 Moore mrs. Betty Jennings Brookfield 97 stains mrs. Audry Smith Linneus. Too Hardin mrs. Myrtle Finlay Marceline c-3 Pershing mrs Alva Sullivan Brookfield st Catherine mrs. Martha Miller Marceline. a two school proposals Defeated third time in Meadville r-4 District two school proposals in Mead Villers r-4 District thursday fell Short the necessary two thirds majority by a Small count for their third time this year. Although an overwhelming majority r-4 voters favored the proposals state Law requires any school issues to need two thirds majority to pass. Voters were deciding whether to approve a $1.40 Levy which would have been used for incidental expenses current school purposes and a $25,000 Bond Issue that was intended to build a shop for vocational agriculture. The Levy was Defeated by is votes and the Bond Issue went Down by 24. Votes by townships follow Parson Creek for the Levy 260 against 147 for the Bond 258, against 155. Clays for Levy 97, against 79 for Bond 97, against 79. Jackson for Levy 107, against 33 for Bond 107, against 33. Judy Garland shows some improvement Hollywood june 23�? up a Judy Garland who slashed her Throat with a broken Glass earlier this week is still being kept under sedatives for hysteria her agent said today. Carlton Alsop disclosed that the diminutive 29-year old Singer has been informed that there a no Chance Shell get Back her latest movie part with Fred Astaire in a Royal Quot that a the reason she a still so upset a Alsop said. The agent added that the prom ised press conference with Judy Over what her doctor called a an attempt to get attention Quot will have to wait until she s better. A she s gradually improving,1 said Alsop. A a she talking and sitting up a local weather High temperature in Brookland Vicinity thursday was the Low temperature t3 degrees the tempera Lur in. Today waa 80 degrees. The High Auld and Vul de by Quot two railroads order embargoes freight Kansas City june 23 map a embargoes All freight ship ments were ordered today by two railroads serving Kansas City in the face a threatened strike a. F. L. Switchman sunday ing. The last freight train the Chicago great Western Railroad pulled out Here at to a in. Today. It waa bound for a division Point at Oelwein la. Off Lei Ala the Rock Island said a Complete embargo would be clamped at noon today although the line will continue operating passenger trains until Early sunday. Mayora police chief in a a a a i is i ups v Ltd. I a n a it i 0 it w a a nov Foj 0 f h a i Alexander receives photography bid Billon Alexander owner and operator the Alexander studio has been awarded a contract to photograph the National guardsmen the 34 the and 35th divisions while at it. Leonard Wood it was announced today. Frank Gress former owner the Gress studio now alexanders will be chief Camerman at the Camp the photographic assignments. mayor Clemens j. Ley mrs. Ley denies Romance. Accused keeping company with wife mayor Clemens j. Ley police chief Fay Dalrymple Highland Heights o., a suburb Cleveland is without a Job fired from his Post 14 years by the City Council following a tumultuous session in which Dalrymple was accused by Ley visiting the Ley Home mornings and afternoons. A witness said he saw Dalrymple parked in a convertible with mrs. Ley with her head resting his . Mrs. Ley denied there was any Romance. Dalrymple said she wa3 doing bookkeeping for him. International the a liner High school paper Here receives Iii rating the Brookfield High school paper the a liner received a group Iii rating for having the Best special edition and also the Best mimeographed school newspaper in the annual contest the Missouri interscholastic press association. The results were announced today by Earl f. English associate Dean the school journalism the University Missouri. Wade r. Watts and Shirley Yagel both Brookfield were Given special recognition for work the paper. Watts received a group Iii rating for the Best feature Story and the Best regular feature column. Miss Yagel received a group Iii rating for the Best editorial. More workers Aid in building stage Bucklin special work the new outdoor stage at Bucklin City Park progressed rapidly wednesday night when a Large group spent two hours with hammers saws and other building tools. The work is progressing through the efforts volunteers reporting after regular business hours. Among those present wednesday night were Ira Herriman Charles Herriman James Finney w. A. Stephens. C. A. Larson. R. A. Divelbess Arnold b. Standby Harold Johnson Earl Hughes v. E. Groce Lloyd Finney. F. J. Anderson Roy m. Neff Raymond head Frank Hall Lee Burnett m. D. Carter Charles Thiehoff e. L. Nickerson and Jeanne Devil Bess. Marvin Cupp Marceline. Drove to Bucklin and aided the workers during the wednesday evening session. Mrs. Jessie Coe Dies at Home near Mike thursday night mrs. Jessie Francis Coe died at her Home near Mike mo., thursday night. Funeral services will be from the Union Church in Mike sunday at 2 p. In. Burial will be in the lock cemetery in Chariton county. Mrs. Coe daughter Natha Niel and Laura sterner was born oct. 14, 1889 in Prairie Hiu to she was married to Demarb Coe in Chariton county. Two children proceed her in death. She is survived by her husband the Home four daughters mrs. Wilma Todd Detroit mrs Judy Helms Brookfield mrs. Iona French Columbia and miss Roberta Coe the Home three sons n. L. Coe red Oak Iowa Clifford Coe Scribner neb. And Raymond Coe the Home. Also surviving Are her father Marceline one sister mrs. Bes Sie Richards Redding Iowa five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Coe was a member the Christian Church in Mike. All her life was spent in the Marce line and Mike Vicinity. Dwight c. Shaw Dies Carbon monoxide Steelville mo., june 23 up a Dwight c. Shaw president the bankrupt Fox ignition company st. Louis was found dead Carbon monoxide poisoning yesterday in his car near a fishing Cabin. Shaw a pet Boxer dog was found dead the Back seat the car parked about 15 Miles Southeast Here. Crawford county Coroner Paul Shanklin said a rubber Hose had been run from the cars exhaust pipe through a window a note giving instruction for funeral arrangements were found in the car. The Coroner said. Rev. F. H. Mittendorf listed in a who a who the Rev. F. H Mittendorf is listed in the Quot who a who in methodism prepared by the methodist historical society. No such work has Ever been attempted before Uke the present scale. It win cover All nations and hat Over 25.060 living leaders in methodism it is being published by the a. N Marquis company Chicago publishers for the past fifty years a a who a who in America. Youth swims 22 Miles in five hours st. Louis june 23 map a Russell Bubber Tongay jr., a Long distance swimmer at the age four swam 22 Miles Down the Mississippi River from Alton to st. Louis yesterday in five hours Flat. The boys father Russell ton Gay sr., Miami fla., said it was just a routine training trip for Bubber. The father said the elks club Miami would Spon Sor Bubber in an Effort to swim the English Channel in August when the boy finished his stunt yesterday his two and a half year old sister Kathy took a five mile swim Down the River from st Louis in slightly less than four hours. The elder Tongay a former st Louisan said both children started swimming at the age ten months. Of at the hospitals Brookfield Hospital admitted mrs. Hazel Bolen and daughter Mendon Gary Walgreen new Boston mrs Bernice Lewis and son John Akins Brookfield dim Ushi none. Mclarney Hospital admitted none. Gerald Lee. Sumner mrs Raymond Thompson mrs Lavern Langwell and son. Brook Field. Prowler in the night Rock Island 111. A a a . And mrs. Bernard Lerch Beard a prowler in the House. They looked found nobody. Then in the still the night came the soft sounds feet stealing Down the Interior stairs they searched again but in vain. An hour later there was a noise Ami a dim figure at the Back door. Police were called. They captured the marauder. It was a Raccoon. Investigators disclose st. Louis gambling firm s big business Washington june 23�? pm Senate crime investigators disclosed today that a st. Louis gambling firm has been doing a $500,000-a-Day mail order and Telegraph Bookie business horse races and baseball bets. Chairman Kefauver a Tenn j the crime investigating committee named the firm As c. J. Rich and co. He said the firm s records Are now in the hands committee investigators. The disclosure came As Kefauver questioned chief Post office inspector Clifton c. Garner the possibility charging gamblers with violations postal re Gula tons in the use the mails. In other developments 1. Kefauver told reporters sen ate investigators will go into Ohio assured by gov. Frank j. Lausch full cooperation from state Law enforcement agencies. 2. U. S. Prison director James v. Bennett told the senators the american bar association is considering recommending legislation aimed at slapping an excise tax gambling profits. Kansas City reports population increase Kansas City june 23�? pm Kansas City a population was reported today As 453,290, an in crease 54,112 in the last ten year. The final official figure was re leased by James Workman District census supervisor. The figure which May be re Vised later in the official announcement in Washington included the recent annexed 19.7 Square Miles in Clay county which has a population 13.644. The figure included the popu lation in the incorporated City limits. The population for the metropolitan area including Kansas City kans., has not been announced. It has been estimated at 800,000. State looks into tax reports underworld gang Jefferson City june 23"�? a a the state Missouri is taking a special look at the income tax reports assorted Kansas City and st Louis underworld characters it was disclosed Here today. T., r. Allen supervisor income tax collections for the state said there were some �?o30 to 40�?� persons in the list because their reported affiliations with the underworld. He would not identify any them now but said a we Are accumulating information and evidence and this thing will pop open very Allen said it was not a new procedure. He explained that he has eight employees in Washington. Now checking the Federal income tax records a lot missourians a a a spot basis just looking at a percentage the total returns to see if there Are glaring differences Between Federal and state income tax reports missourians. The special scrutiny the reports the alleged underworld personalities he said. Came about As the identities the persons Are made Public in Kansas City and st. Louis newspapers. Of course. Allen added the state will merely turn the information Over to local Law enforcement agencies for prosecution if there is evidence criminal evasion. But if the persons make no state report at All he said the evidence will be Given the attorney general for direct attention. Allen was optimistic about results his current Campaign to see that All missourians pay a tax their incomes if they made enough Money to be liable. He said today the recent publicity has helped his Campaign ferreting out those who have not filed reports. Just the other Day a Kansas City woman came in his office and admitted she had t paid any income tax to the state for five years Allen said. She paid up meekly after confession he added. Allen has., estimated that about 100,000 missourians just Haven to been kicking in under Missouri income tax Laws. His program will bring them into the open he predicted. Pastor held in jail the Rev. Merritt Kenneth Kirks pastor the Christian Church at Mendon is shown a Bove at the Linn county jail in Linneus yesterday where he posed for a daily news photo. Kirks is being held one charge rape and two felonious assault against three Brookfield girls. He is being held pending preliminary hearing without bail. Photo by George Williams. Was it a mistake Mexico mo., june 23 a a it a maybe it was accidental maybe the racers had their own reasons. But anyway in the destruction audrain county sold courthouse to make Way for a new one the last Walls to go Down were those the tax collectors office. They came Down today. Famed Boardwalk 80 years old land owner shot to death by negro state patrol says East Prairie mo., june 23 a a Royal Franks East Prairie a land owner and planner was shot to death about 6 . Today by a negro Man involved in another shooting a few hours earlier the state Highway patrol reported. The 50-year-old Franks was directing the loading Cotton Field workers a truck near the pin Hook settlement in the new Madrid Birds Point flood Way nine Miles Southeast Here at the time the shooting. It. E. L. Davis the Highway patrol said witnesses told stats Pouce Willie Whitfield. 28, killed Franks with a single Shotgun blast As the landowner climbed out the truck. Davi8 said that after the shooting Whitfield Beverly beat Erstine Sheeler one the negro Cotton workers with the Stock the Shotgun. / Whitfield shot and slightly wounded Gus Wheeler father the woman about i . Following an. Argument Over the daughter Davis said. After the shooting Franks Whitfield barricaded himself in a nearby House. Highway patrolmen were sent into the area with tear Gas but Whitefield later surrendered without resistance. Annual girls state to open sunday at William Woods Fulton. June 23 a it pm the ninth annual girls state mis Souri will open Here sunday and approximately 275 High school age girls and Many adult leaders Are expected to participate in the week Long citizenship school sponsored by the american legion auxiliary department Missouri. Girls state has been held in Fulton at William Woods College since 1940 and has operated every year since but two 1943 and 1945, when wartime travel restrictions caused cancellation. Mrs. John v. Thompson st. Louis is director. The girls will have their own City and county governments and elect officers then highlight All activities with the election state officers. They will be divided into two political parties. At the conclusion the school two girls will be selected from the citizens to attend girls nation which is held in Washington. D. A. On the Campus the american uni varsity. A world famous Boardwalk in Atlantic qty n. A a a Marks in 80th anniversary june 26 Here to a two mile stretch the eight mile wooden Way. It is a big improvement Over the original which was Only a mile Long and w As stored in a barn each Erin a International eight men rescued in air Force crash Tokyo. June 23 map a eight men the la Man Crew a super fort Down 146 Miles off Guam were rescued today by a crash boat. Crash boat three others one whom was seen from plane As he triad climb into a Lifeboat Are missing the crash boat reached the survivors s b-29 crash before dusk. Far East air Force Headquarters announced. A search for the other three Crew members continued. 8. S. Fels Dies Philadelphia june 23 a a Samuel s fein 90 philanthropist and head the soap company that bears his aame died today at Temple Hospital. Mendon residents shocked at news local pastor preliminary hearing for the Rev. Merritt Kenneth Kirks charged with rape one Brookfield girl and felonious assault two More has been set for monday at to a. A the hearing will be presided Over by acting magistrate Delmar Dail. Kirks had earlier indicated that he would wave a preliminary hearing but yesterday told judge Dail that he wanted a hearing All three counts. Marvin Hopper prosecuting attorney said the hearing would be held monday unless otherwise decided by the court to postpone it. The postponement probably would be granted Kirks if he is unable to acquire Sui Uble counsel by that time. Hopper said. Counsel May ask for a delay in order to better establish the defense Hopper said. Mendon defends minister meanwhile at Mendon a daily news Survey today made by mrs. J. M. Gamer daily news correspondent indicated that the town was a a shocked at the news and Many persons especially members the Christian Church where Kirks was pastor refused to believe he could have done it. Said mayor Frank Steinback i did no to know the Man personally but have always heard excellent reports about him. He was regarded As an outstanding citizen during the Short time he was Here. Claude sating member the Mendon Christian Church Board had this to say Quot the Church members were Well pleased with the work Rev. Kirka they Uke his sermons and his attitude toward our said John Truesdale also a member the Church Board a the is a Fine Man. We were Well plea sed with Tom Carr part owner the Carr grocery store where Kirks patronized a the seemed Uke a Fine fellow to me. Always paid his debts. We just can to believe today the 12 Man Church Board was scheduled to meet the representative the state Christian Church Board. State members to be present were Lester b. Rickman. Secretary and Morris pull Ian member both Jefferson City and Charles Stewart postmaster at Chuli Cote. Walter Manlove is president the Mendon Church Board. What the meeting was to determine no one would say. It was apparent that they either planned to form ally dismiss the pastor come to his defense. And Many said they planned to Back him. Marvin Hopper prosecuting attorney when learning the news said their opinion might be changed they talk to the three girls. Kirks has been identified by the girls and prior to their identification him he confessed to the crimes. Two local scouts and Leader leave for Valley forge a. Frank Dearing local boy scout master and two boy scouts Paul Hazelrigg and Kenneth serf ass left yesterday to attend the National boy scout Jamboree at Valley forge a. They win spend three Days at Camp oko Topi near Hannibal for a practice session. On sunday they will leave st. Louis a special train for Washington d. C. Where they will stay two Days. Or. Dearing will be assistant scout master for troop 24. This troop will consist boy from Central Missouri and Iowa. The Jamboree win close july 3. Or. And mrs. Roy Haselrig and mrs. Wilson serf ass accompanied them to Camp oko tipi. hold ice Cream supper the ladies Bethel Linn Extension club will hold an ice Cream supper thursday evening june 29. On the Lawn at us Price school. The purpose is to raise fund to repair the Bethel Church. In Case rain the affair will be held Friday evening. Music will a furnished and plenty teats for everyone. Want and ups Are there White Elx Pha a tsp a in your attic closet. 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