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Centralia Daily Chronicle (Newspaper) - July 24, 1934, Centralia, Washington----------------------------------1 editorial the Pioneer Celebration. North Tower paving protest a bungling procedure the most elaborate preparations have been going on for several weeks in behalf of the Forth coming pioneers Celebration to make it the most entertaining and spectacular event since its inception several years ago. At that time to lend encouragement to. Making it an annual event it became Evi Dent that the old pioneers were not to be with us Long. Every year fewer of them appeared on Tho plat forms at the Pioneer picnics to give of interesting events of the covered Wagon period. Tak ing advantage of the interest of the present generation in those Early Days the citizens of Centralia and Vicinity organized themselves into an association to perpetuate them by an annual Celebration. They present to pageant they As semble a the paraphernalia Possi ble to get relics of the Pioneer Days covered wagons drawn by oxen floats to represent epochs of those Days men Wear whiskers women the old time costumes cow boys weaving the garbs of the Plains old time fiddlers with music of Long ago Etc. The Parade several Miles Long gives Opportunity to elaborate on Tho lives the Pioneer. The pageant written and featured by local Talent shows real creative ability and is Well Worth witnessing. Taking it All in All it is the most elaborate event of any of the annual celebrations of the Pacific Northwest. The chronicle will not advocate any Enterprise project or movement that it believes is not for the betterment of Centralia or the Vicinity. We believe in Progress of the permanent Kinc that will give the Citi zen better service for the taxes _ t0 to member of Lewis and Ress Southern Thurston counties the weather tonight and fair slightly cooler wednes Day moderate northerly winds. Centralia temperature 86 minimum 43. Kills his daughter Texas death mystery is cleared up by Confes Sion of father Centralia Washington tuesday july 24, 1934 vol. Xlii1 no. 173 that come out of the property Hen fitted improvements that not Only give greater prestige to Cen Trulia among the people of the whole state but will create among cur own people a sense of pro de in the Home town. In advocating the surfacing of North Tower Avenue not Only for appearances to place this important business Sec Tion on an Equality with the Pacific Highway Section of the City but in the interest of Economy i to give the rapidly Detert Orat Brick. Pavement a smooth wearing surface that unless done soon will mean an expensive project in the not Long Distant future. The pres ent Brick is rough and the Houston Texas july police chief b. W. Payne said to Day that e. H. Stuart unemployed had made a verbal statement admitting that he killed one of his four year old twin daughters Dorothy whose body was found this morning in Cypress Creek. About 17 Miles North of Houston. Stuart first had said that the child either Hod been Stoen or had strayed from his parked automobile Here late last night and authorities feared she might have been kidnapped and slain. Under relentless questioning the father finally admitted police said that he took the child under a Bridge while so e was asleep and drowned her. Officers said they had Learned that a insurance policy on the child was delivered to Stuart yesterday. Holds tier under water detective lieutenant a. Thornton chief of the police Hom Icide squad announced Stuart had admitted holding the girl s head under water and strangling her to death. Stuart said according to Thorn ton that he pressed on the Little girl s Throat 50 no water could get into her lungs. The body was discovered by w. J. Krummel Deputy game Warden the place where it Lay was about 16 Miles from where the girl was reported to have disappeared. There was evidence that Tho child s feet had struck the Bottom of he said Kremr Nel. Werc Marks of vol the rails dangerous and May be the should accidents occur of i-3 Law suits against the once except a Bruise on City. We advocated the improve-1 child s mint in Good Faith with no other motive than to improve traffic renditions. The chronicle owns its printing Plant and building and would willingly pay us share. The City commission acting. On petitions from practically All the civic social and fraternal nations with the chamber of com-1 Merce leading the movement passed an ordinance fixing a Day of protest. Plenty of time was Given where Crimson Trail ended his Wood streaked fact As hard and merciless in death As in life John Dilliner Here lies in he Coaler of the Cook county morgue in Chi Caso his lurid car ctr ended by Federal agents bullets. No contortion of pain or fear Marlis his features on which a plastic surgeon hid his Art cleverly to erase a Tell tale scar. Policemen Coroner s aides Are viewing the body. Movie actor sued by Belle Brothers who claims to be his a divorced wife los Angeles july 24. George Bancroft one of the screen s most successful laughing was sued today for sep Arate maintenance by a woman known on the stage is Belle Broth ers who stated in her complaint that they Are still husband and the suit was filed the name Edna g. Bancroft Yho set fort i that she married the actor in i Buffalo n. Y., april 7, 1913. She i said Bancroft deserted her octo because of failure of he City clerk to Send out notices to property owners another Day was set three weeks later. In the meantime the estimated Cost went from to a lot of improvement to get definite action by City after waiting from o clock time at which they Lead an Bancroft subsequently married Octavia Brosic stage actress and opera Slejer and has a daughter by her. The plaintiff in the suit charges yellowed paper May prove Gold mine for owner Melrose mass., july yellowed copy of the declaration of Independence bearing what is believed the rare signature of Button Gwen Nett 39th signer of the Docu ment May bring mrs. Laara Harlow dressmaker a lot of Money. The document Hus been in mrs. Tarlow s Possession for 20 years but the possibility of its being of great value did not occur to Iier until she heard autograph collectors had paid As High As for genuine signatures or Owin Nett three residents of John Dillinger s last ride violence resumed of two tugs in Seattle stoned by group of 15 Jolt Dillinger Hie nation s most hunted killer is shown Here in a police patrol docs up As he was take from in front of the theatre where Federal agents and police had riddled him with bullets. He was rushed to a Hospital but doctors found that he had been instantly killed. Local caravan Well received program advertising Pioneer 1 Days Celebration Given in four More communities of any property owner to Prole the Law and Justice gives them that right but we do protest the reluctant attitude of the City com mision to go ahead with this improvement in a. Legal and orderly manner without prejudice. We pro test the action of the City clerk for failure to Send out notices on the Legal time and the padding of the Engineer s Esti Malc which can have Only one defeat the wishes of 05 percent of the citizens of Centralia. We make this open protest not against the pro improvement but in response to a card by the City clerk 4 just received. Additional editorial on Page settlement of strike ordered military intervention will Fol Low rejection of proposal in Minneapolis eap Olts july rail Limalu of immediate set Jet Ernest of the truck Drivers strike 1 the alternative of military intervention was to be drawn up today an informant close to state o Fricia s said. Gov. Floyd b. Olson refused to deny or confirm that the ultimatum would give both sides 24 hours to accept a final terms of the settlement plan were to be drawn up at the Home of mayor a. O. Bainbridge. Meet in with him will be gov. Olson adjutant general b. A. Walsh Anci the two Federal mediators Rev. Francis j. Haas and e. H. Dinnigan. Minor disturbances several laundries marked the eighth Day of the truck Drivers strike in i which one has been fatally wound re by police guns and 67 others injured i patrons in some instances were i prevented from calling for their laundry by pickets. The laundry 1 Drivers went on strike today in Sam path Yitti the truck Drivers 1 who walked out a week ago yesterday. I Armstrong files Chehalis july Grant Armstrong of this City filed today As the second Republican candidate for prosecuting attorney. He will oppose Deputy prosecutor r. L Ponder also of Che Hills in the september primary. Ally reached an agreement with the commission today in regard to a Flat lighting rate. The rate decided upon is the average rate for the past three years with in additional three per cent to take care of a tax which has been levied upon All of the cily s Light department income by the state j. Hampe acted As spokes Man for the merchants and presented two resolutions one from the chamber of Commerce and one from the retail trades committee of the chamber asking for an immediate answer As to whether the Flat rate was to be put into effect or not. The reason for the resolutions was that the committee agreed to the Flat rate lost Spring provided the majority of the bus iness men decided that they desired it. Upon Reques of the commis Sion a Survey of the by siness Sec Tion was made and More than 30 firms signed up for the Furt rate. Nothing further was done by the commission and the business men called at the commission meeting several i mics with no action being taken. This morning immediate action was asked either that the commission accede to the request or turn the proposition Down. Commission Johnston explained that the three per cent tax had been added since the Survey was made last Spring and the com Mission finally unanimously agreed try the Flat rate scheme out until january 1, 1935, if the Busi Ness men would pay the tax. This was agreed to and the rate will become effective immediately for those merchants who will Call at the City Hall and sign the agree ment. Flirts with death by smoking in bed the fire department was called to the Dale hotel shortly after Midnight last night when a Man. Fell asleep in bed with a lighted cigarette in his hand set Ting fire to the bedding. He was still asleep when the fire department arrived but was awakened without being burned although his night clothes were burned from his body. Damage was limited to the bed Ding. Today s games National league Cincinnati 3, Boston 4. Pittsburgh 0, Philadelphia 9. St. Louis 0, new York 5. Chicago 6, Brooklyn 3. American league Boston 3, Detroit 6. Washington 1, Chicago 4. Philadelphia 6, Cleveland 10. Estate at Malibu Beach and Santa Monica. The woman s attorneys said she played on the stage opposite ban Croft in White and appeared in a stage play several years go paid in Bancroft could not be readied for a statement. Studio records show he was mar ried to Octavia. Broske in 1913. The plaintiff in the suit her attorneys said lost All track of uie movie actor after ire deserted her until about six years ago. S. S. Iran representing the plaintiff said she would have filed on rage 2 death of John h. Jones Mem Ber of first state Legisla Ture occurs at Cinebar four alleged comr units arrested after recent Demon stration at courthouse four alleged communists were arrested this morning on a warrant issued in Justice Nort Wynn s court in Chehalis charging them with inciting a riot. The warrant was sworn to by Deputy sheriff Jim Compton. The crime is alleged to have been committed saturday july 14. Those arrested were Lynn Lebaron Milton Niedfelt Henry Huff and Walter Stosky. They were All lodged in the county jail each under si.000 Ball. It is alleged that the four in cited a crowd of several Hundred to riot at the Sale by the Lewis county sheriff of property owned by Fred Aust to satisfy a Mort Gage. It is said the crowd dragged sheriff j. A. Blankenship and h. B. Donohoe. Attorney for the Holder of the mortgage info the court House. Sheriff Blankenship. Deputies a. E. Rowswell Compton chief of police Milton Jastram and High Way patrolman Lou Ger made the arrests seized Beer sold Tacoma july Hundred and fifty cases of Ca Nadian Beer seized Early this year for non payment of customs was sold at auction today by the fed eral government to Roy Cook. Bidding was spirited among a score of men who attended the auction. Cook got the Beer for John h. Jones. 77. Who Wes senator from King county in the first Washington legislature died last night at his Home at Cinebar. He first came to this state in 1889, living in Portland afterwards and returning in 1899 to make his Home at Cinebar. Where he has re sided since. He was a member of the Woodmen of the world at Portland and of the episcopal Church. He was born at Manches Ter England. Surviving relatives include five sons Herbert of Chiloquin Ore. Harry of Hoquiam John of South Bend and George of Cinebar three daughters mrs. Cecile Jacobsen of Alpha miss Florence Jones of Olympia and miss Madeline Jones of Cinebar a sister mrs. Martha Barber of Darrington. Wash. Two Brothers George of Puyallup and Charles living in England and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held thursday at p. M., at the Community Church at Onalaska Rev. Sproul officiating. Burial will be in shoestring cemetery under direction of the Sticklin mortuary. Postmaster drops dead James Frank Greear 75, Post master at be Ell for the past 11 years dropped dead on his Way Home from the Post office last eve Ning. He had been suffering from a heart ailment for some time it was said. Or. Greer was born in North Carolina and had resided at pc Ell for the lost 24.years. Surviving Are his widow mrs. Sally Ore brother Wilbur Greer of Che Halis and one sister. Mrs. Mary Kleiner of Oklahoma City okla. I another caravan advertising Cen Tralin s Pioneer Days visited Bucoda. Tonino. Rochester and Oak Lille last evening with More than 50 cars making the trip. A program of singing dancing i and instrumental music was presented in each of the towns and j was Well received. Thursday evening another Cara 1 Van will leave the chamber of com my acc at it is scheduled to i arrive in Castle Rock at Kelso at and Lone Lew at o clock. A group of More limn 50 Wop la went to Seattle and Tacoma today presenting their program at the Seattle kiwanis club and giving a broadcast Over kor from 3 to this afternoon. They were to go to evening where they were to present a program in the lobby of the Winthrop hotel after which they Are to give a broadcast Over Xvi from to 9 o clock. Tie Centre lians were greeted at the City limits of Seattle by mayor Charles l. Smith chief of police George h. Corn Slock and an escort of motorcycle officers according to on associated press Dis Patch to the daily chronicle. Mayor Smith was initiated into the Royal order of the Blockhouse continued on Rajjo 5j will Rogers aboard s. S. Malolo july to Tho editor of the radio operator woke me in Middle of night telling is they got Dillinger. Like to be Home guess it s like armistice Day. Well the moral is he just would not take advice. The better element warned him to stay away from those movies they would be a bad influence on him. ble me at Onoye your expanse what picture to was got him. Hope it was mine. Yours germans punished for operations in foreign Exchange Berlin july Hitler government s determination to stamp out illicit Deal Ings in foreign Exchange resulted today in prison sentences totalling 51 years plus heavy fines against 13 members of n band charged wit ii Manipula Tion of registered Marks. An entire family of six per sons was included in the band of which Eugene Herodes 27, was hic alleged Leader. He Redes was sentenced to 13 years .in1 jail and was fined about the total manipulations were estimated at 70.000 chiefly through dealings in k Tonia with prospective tourists of Germany. Deaf Lilia iecknow18 Twenty one others still in hospitals after bus plunges Over embankment four planes to be at Borst Park August 3 for gather ing of old settlers Borst Park will be the scene of a Complete air show during the 24th annual picnic of the South West Washington pioneers association to be held there August 3, according to fire chief Ted Pat ton who is in charge of arrange ments. There will be two three place open ships and one cab in Jane at the cont Altae Airport that Day. They will present a pro Gram of All kinds of acrobatics and stunt flying. Including upside Down flying barrel Rolls loops and Many others. The c. N. Truntz flying service and the Hobart Hendricks flying service both of Hoquiam. Will fur Nish the planes. Paul King former Centralia will be with them. Following the shows the planes will be available for passenger flights. August 4 and 5 the planes will remain at the Airport to take up passengers during Centralia s Pioneer Days Celebration. Killed by horse Seattle. July again on the waterfront Here today As Crews of two tugs were stoned by a group of 15 pickets. On a third tug. The pickets Fol owed the waterfront employers tugs ads Ance and tempest and it Fly a barrage of rocks when the tugs arrived at the East water Way from Smith Cove to pick up a lumber Laden scow. Harbor patrolmen however immediately played a Stream of water from a fire Hose on the pickets and they ran for cover. The pick ets tug was taken by officers to the Central patrol float and later was turned Over to Peter b. Gill head of the sailors Union of the Pacific Here who said the pickets had acted without orders and would not use the tug again to interfere with Harbor Commerce. None of the rocks thrown by the pickets struck anyone. The tem pest reconditioned Lor work in connection with non Union activities at Smith Cove Sank at her moorings a week ago. Investigators attributed the sinking to Leaky scams. Her sister ship the and Vance was stoned As she passed under a Bridge the same Day that the tempest went Down. Meanwhile longshore leaders expressed the belief that the vote taken by longshoremen last night and today on the proposed arbitration disputes would be favourable. Seattle ballots sealed Atid uncounted were to be sent by plane to san Francisco for tabulation with other votes by the president s National longshoremen s arbitration Board. Inside Story of How Dillinger was trapped is told by Chicago newspaper continue balloting san Francisco july striking Pacific coast longshoremen were completing their balloting to Day on whether to submit their troubles to arbitration White pics clinic ago july 21-m a the Eldont Roosevelt s National Long Chicago Herald and examiner in1 Shore men s Board prepared for he a coup right Story today said that holding of elections among Organ Jolt Billinger had been under pa-1 Marit me workers to Chookas lice observation for a week before representatives for. Collective Bor he was shot and killed sunday arbitration efforts night by department of Justice 1 he vote. Of. The longshoremen a eels i probably will not be announced the Central figure in tomorrow afternoon fus Sev Fhi Gnu or Marr non Timur ont eral locals in Washington delayed t Ftfe balloting unto Wiliam j Lewis. Chicago ind., police was a crop District present of the inter than informer a former gambling acquaintance of Dillinger. Capt. O Neill s Story was set out As follows six weeks ago this Man who has been living in Chicago for months came to me and told me Hei had seen Dillinger. I informed him that if this were True he had an1 excellent Chance of collecting the Reward Money this informant then told his he had seen Dell Lowr in front of Tho Blo graph theatre at 2423 North Lincoln Avenue. Saw him third time tonal longshoremen s association continued on race 5 Ossining n. Y., july 24-m another name was added today to the list of dead in sunday s Secor Hill bus Accident the body of the eighteenth victim being recovered from the Hudson River at the fool of the Hill. Twenty one other persons Werc still in hospitals with Burns suffered when the bus. Loaded with 40 members of a Brooklyn demo cratic Young people s league went out of control and hurtled Over a 30-foot embankment at the nov York Central Railroad tracks in tile heart of town. The body recovered today was thought to by that of William Murray. Sr., or Brooklyn. His son William Murray jr., said he had last seen him clinging to a Dock string piece right after the crash. Prosecution hinted White Plains n. Y., july 24 attorney Frank h. Coyne announced today that indictment of several persons on charges of manslaughter will be asked of the Westchester county grand jury tomorrow As an out growth of the Outing bus crash which Cost 18 lives sunday. A few Days later. The informant told me of seeing Dillin Tryr at the theatre again. And on the night of the saturday that Dillinger and his accomplished a spectacular Bank robbery at South Bend he reported seeing our Man at the theatre a third two Days later i told sergeant Hamilton mass. July p. Goodwin 55. Chair Man of the Board of directors of the first National stores and a widely known financier was killed at his summer Home Here today. The Chain store head was mount ing a horse for his usual morning Rice when the animal reared and fell backwards upon Goodwin crushing him so severely that he died within a few minutes our guests tonight at the Fox theatre tonight is elaborate musical stand up and cheer with a Long list of radio and screen stars. Chronicle guests tonight will be Herbert Klein Russell Road. U l. Ralph . A. Steinhoff Tower and Locust. At Tho St. Helens theatre is the biggest Little Star on the screen. Shirley Temple in her first starring show Little miss our guests tonight will be w. J. Watkins. Highway South. George Parpa. Dar Gold Plant j. Jensen Pacific and Park. More names in the classifieds. Guests will receive two tickets at the Box office. Those on Rural routes May Call for tickets next Day. Flight of Miles from National capital to Alaska ended by aviators Fairbanks. Alaska july a training flight of almost 4.000 Miles across the United states and Canada from Washington d. C., 10 bombers of the United states army air corps swooped Down on weeks Field Here pfc p. S. T. The planes left Washington july 19. Commanded by Lieut. Col. Henry h. Arnold commanding officer at March Field. Riverside. Col., the expedition made stops at Dayton Ohio Minneapolis. Alinn. Winni Peg Man. Edmonton. Alia. Prince George b.c., and Whitehorse y. T. Perfect co ordination Between the air corps and the army signal corps demonstrated with stations of the signal corps extensive Chain in Alaska in constant communication during the latter stages of the flight. The expedition spent the night at Whitehorse. And came Down the Broad stretches of the Yukon River before striking into the heart of Interior Alaska. After a rest Here and possible exploratory flights As far Westward As Nome the expedition is to re turn to the states by Way of the Pacific coast. Stocks Are heavy new York. July Seli pressure in the Stock Market dried up somewhat today Al though a late Selling drive can be text most of the modest Early rallies. The close was heavy. Transfers approximated formalities of Welcome Speed de up to permit president Roosevelt to go fishing Kanata Hawaii july bracketed by two rainbows Cre ated by offshore showers in the Early morning the Cruiser hous ton bringing president to Hawaii moved into Kahlua Bay shortly after 5 a. Today and dropped Anchor half a mile off Shore. Joseph Poindexter governor of Hawaii was already Here and arranged to go aboard and get formalities of Welcome Over As soon As possible that the president might go fishing. Henry Palakiko hawaiian guide assigned by the governor to accompany the president planned to take the chief executive to the Makala Wena fishing Banks nine Miles North of Here where the swordfish have been running Tho last few Days. The presidential fishing part will a escorted by seven patrol boats flying the Ensign of the coast guard. Swordfish running Well Bob Leslie Veteran Kailua fish Erman said today the swordfish were running As Well As at any time in the last two years. The Houston was followed into the Harbor by the Cruiser new or leans. Arrangements were made for Shore leave for officers and men of rhe two ships until 4 p. M., while the president fishes. The cruisers then will weigh Anchor for kilo on the other Side of the Island where president Roosevelt is scheduled to land at 8 a. To Morrow. Crowds gathered on the Shore for a first glimpse of the firs president of the United states to visit this american territory. Dies at age of 102 Brownwood Tex. July e. Brown who would have been 103 years old sept. 18. Died yesterday at his Home May Community Brown county. He fought in the Confederate army ureter it neral Robert e. Lee. Bishop passes Boston. July John w. Hamilton of Washington. D. C., Dean of the Board of Bish Ops of the methodist episcopal and Chancellor of Ameri can University emeritus died in a Hospital Here today. He was 90 years old. I. _

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