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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - January 15, 1935, Charleston, West Virginia THE CHARLESTON DAILY MAIL, TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 15. 1933 PAGE SEVEN 3 YEARS GIVEN TO AUTO THIEF Stole Second One While He ^as Out on Bond in the First Case In Fight With NKA Lee Shears, of Acme, was sentenced Tuesday to three years in the state penitentiary when he pleaded guilty to the theft of two automobiles. The second was stolen two days after he obtained his release on bond in the first case. One was taken from John Green and the other from Herbert Higginbotham. Bill Miller, who was indicted jointly with Shears in the theft of Green’s automobile, pleaded guilty and drew a sentence of one year in the penitentiary. Rudolph Johnson. Negro, was sentenced to a year in the penitentiary on a plea to the charge of breaking into the warehouse of the Acme Transfer and Storage company and taking $20 worth of tobacco and cigarettes. Sixteen murder cases are docketed for trial in intermediate court, between January 29 and February 25, and two cases remain to be set. Minor felonies and misdemeanors were docketed for earlier in the term when called Monday and Tuesday. Several pleas were entered as the cases were called, and sentences were imposed by Judge S. Collett Little-page. Murder Cases Set The murder docket is: January 29—William Woods, of Charleston, for the murder of his son. Cornell Woods. January 31—Jessie Duguid, for the murder of Alex Ward. January 31—Pearl Elzy, Negro, for the murder of Frank Stewart, Negro. of Caretta, McDowell county. February 4—Adelaide Arnold. Negro. of Charleston, for the murder of Ed Smith: Bertha Billings, of Charleston. for the murder cf Jasper Burdette; Sherman Moore, of near Clay, for the murder of Lannie King; George Young and Frank Garrett, for killing I Nathan King. Negro, of Campbell. February 7—Ralph McVey and Henry Reed, for the murder of Clay I Stevens, of Coal Fork. February 18—Nora Naylor, for the , murder of Beane Pierce. February 19—George Ferrell, of! Cane Fork, for the murder of Clyde i Love; Arnold Foster, of Charleston. { for the murder of Ray Clark. February 20—Mrs. Ed Fish, for the murder of her husband. Ed Fish. February 21—Joe Hensley, of Kav- j ford, for the murder of Frank Mill- j lins. February 22—Robert E. Lane, of ! South Malden, for the murder of Joe Comer; Walter Williams, of Cabin ! Creek, for the murder of Joe Keifer. j February 25—Dr. O. T. Lyon, of! Charleston, for the murder of Lou j Topper. Not Yet Summoned The case of Homer C. Carter, ! charged with the murder of Okev ! Lovejoy last winter, and that of I Frank Mucci. charged with the mur- j der of Willaim F. Bollinger on the ; eve of last July 4, have not been j called. Emory Surber was remanded to the county jail in default of $5,000 bond ! to await trial on the charge of armed I robbery of $900 from Roper R. Hous- I ton. Clyde Wilson was sentenced to one year in the penitentiary on a plea of guilty to a breaking and entering ’ charge. Charles Kav pleaded guilty ) to asasult on Garfield Watkins and ! drew a year in the state penitentiary. : DEATHS and FUNERALS Takes Lunch to Court RALPH F. PEO Mr. Peo. vice president and general manager of the Houde Engineering company, of Buffalo, N. Y., is fighting in federal court against section 7-A of the NRA in connection with an order to deal with the United Automobile Workers’ Federation union. GROUP TO URGE PRIVATE SALES West Sillers Debate Liquor Problem and Vote to Back Home Rule John Arbuckle Jefferds—John Arbuckle Jefferds, the 13-year-old son of Joseph C. Jefferds. died at 4 o’clock Tuesday morning at the residence in Quarrier street. He had been ill of scarlet fever several weeks and complications developed on Friday. Funeral services will be held at 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the residence under the direction of Rev. John Cass, rector of St. John’s Episcopal church. Mr. Jefferds requested that flowers be omitted. Pallbearers will be Mason Crickard. Carl S. Bauman, Daniel N. Mohler, John J. D. Preston. W. Gaston Caper-ton and Ellison S. Connell. Burial will be in the Sprin" Hill cemetery. Surviving, besides Mr. Jefferds. are the boy’s grandmother, Mrs. John Arbuckle: one brother, Joseph C. Jefferds, Jr., and two sisters, Caroline and Agnes. Mr. Jefferds is treasurer of the Kanawha Drug company. Mrs. Mazie Rhodes—Funeral services for Mrs. Mazie Rhodes, 23 years old. who died Monday at her home at 24 Kelley addition, will be held at ll o’clock Wednesday morning at a church at Status Mills, in Jackson county. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Surviving are the husband, Clayton Rhodes; two children. Carol and Ronald: four brothers. Mattie Rhodes, of Charleston; Arthur, Daniel and Okey Rhodes, of Statts Mills, and four sisters, Mrs. Cora Casio, of Statts Mills; Mrs. Nora Hackney and Mrs. Jennie Statts, of Ripley, and Mrs. Mollie Wolfe, of Martin's Branch. ner, of Canton. O., and Mrs. D. F. Savage. Mrs. Collette Smith and Mrs. T. L. Embleton. of Charleston; three sons. O. H. Burford. C. H. Burford and C. W. Savage, of Charleston; one brother. G. W. Burford, of Charleston; and three sisters, Mrs. Peter Mc-Conihay, Mrs. Lee Tinsley and Mrs. Joanna Skidmore, of Charleston. He was a member of the Schwamb Memorial Presbyterian church and the Odd Fellows lodge. Holly Infant—Last rites for Robert Lee Hollv, the 3-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Holly, of West Washington street, were to be held Tuesday afternoon at the Long and Johnson chapel. Burial was to be in the Spring Hill cemetery. The baby died Monday at the home. Club Hears About Situation in Orient "Japan’s Present Position in North China.” was the subject of the talk given by Captain Henry T. Kent, head of army reserve headquarters for southern West Virginia, to* the Ki-wanis club’s weekly luncheon in the Daniel Boone hotel Tuesday. He was in China during the recent fighting between China and Japan and his talk was based on his observations. “The open door in Manchuria is rapidly being closed.” Captain Kent said, “and the Japanese are the cause of this action.” The result of Japan’s occupation of Manchuria, he said, is the suppression of Chinese bandits, the reestablishment of law and order and a better financial condition, resulting from the safeguarding of life and property under Japanese domination. “Ail over the east there is a fear of Japan.” Captain Kent said,” and in my opinion the only thing that is holding her back is the fear of what Russian planes would do to Japanese industrial centers in case of war.” Private sales of liquor by reputable retailers was advocated Monday evening by the West Side Business Men’s association after a debate in which the advantages of both state monopoly and private sales were argued. The association voted by a large majority to favor a plan of sales by private stores, licensed by the state, principally because, according to Walter M* Lynch, secretary, “a state monopoly would create a political machine.” Another reason given by the opponents to the state monopoly plan was that successful business men would not take the time and trouble to handle liquor sales if the state were to own the product and to refuse to allow a profit. That would throw the liquor trade, they said, to irresponsible second-rate establishments. In favoring private sales. Mr. Lynch said, the association adopted the minority report of its legislative committee, which had been unable to agree on the question in its two weeks of deliberation. Unanimously, the association voted to abolish justice of the peace fees, a* move which had been favored in the committee’s report. Other resolutions were adopted favoring centralization of all public health work in the state government: a municipal home run bill that is being sponsored by the Lions’ club; and amendment of the state primary law to require all candidates to pay fees to help defray primary expenses. A proposal by the committee to place all police under state supervision was voted down. W. C. Easley, state safety engineer, who was the speaker of the evening, I said that the state intends to cooper-I ate with local police in the interests of safety, and that it does not want to interfere with the local authority. But. he said, if the local authorities cannot enforce state traffic laws, the state will. Illustrating the great need of strict enforcement of state laws, Mr. Easley pointed to the 426 deaths from automobile accidents that occurred in Kanawha county in 1934. Of these, he said. 68 per cent were caused by drunken driving. —Tile Egyptians, long before Biblical times, divided the day into 24 parts. William Parcell—Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Snow Hill Methodist church for William Parcell, 72 years old, who died Saturday at his home at Riverview. Rev. E. J. Westfall conducted the rites. Burial was in the Fisher Hill cemetery. Surviving are two step-daughters, Mrs. C. M. Dooley, of Reed, and Mrs. Ida Groah, of Riverview; a step-son, Charles W. Lee. of Riverview; one sister and four brothers. Wiley Williams—Funeral services for Wiley Williams. 71 years old, who died at his home on Smith creek on Sunday', were to be held at the residence on Tuesday' afternoon. Burial was to be in the Shultz cemetery. Mr. Williams is- survived by one daughter. Mrs. Vernia Hartwell, of Spring Hill, and five sons, Dempsey Williams, of Charleston: and Frank, Stanley', Clinton and Howard Williams, of Spring Hill. Mrs. Mary Pauley—Last services were held Monday afternoon at the Florida Street Church of God for Mrs. Mary Virginia Robinson Pauley. 24 years old, who died in a Charleston hospital on Saturday'. Burial was in the Thomas cemetery at Kanawha Two-Mile. Mrs. Pauley was the wife of Clarence R. Pauley, of Coalburg. Mrs. S. C. Rawson—Funeral services for Mrs. S. C. Rawson. 79 years old. were held at Clay on January 9. Burial was at Gassaway. Mrs. Rawson leaves one daughter, Mrs. R. C. McQuirie, of Salt Ste. Marie, Mich., and five sons. Robert Rawson, of Charleston: Charles Rawson, of Procius: Andrew Rawson, of Parkersburg:    Grover Rawson, of Dorothy; and Marion Rawson, of Columbus, O. AUTO CLUB FOR LAW ON SAFETY -Sh- Driver’s Responsibility Is Cited in Plan; Rename . Ebert State Head The state legislature will be asked by the West Virginia Automobile association to consider a safety responsibility law, which would deprive a driver of the right to operate a car if he is twice involved in accidents and is unable to satisfy the claims of the motorists whose vehicles are damaged. A resolution calling for the safety responsibility measure and another for an increase in the state police force, from 121 to 188. the number permitted under existing laws, were adopted by the association Monday afternoon at the Ruffner hotel. The association was addressed after a luncheon meeting by Colonel P. D. Shingleton. superintendent of the state police, on the subject of highway safety. He emphasized the need of a large force of state troopers in order to combat the increased number of automobile accidents and deaths. The proposed sefety law would hold each driver financially responsible for damage he might do to the property of others. • The association decided to oppose any increase in motor vehicle registration fees or gasoline tax, and to any diversion of the receipts from these sources to any purpose other than the building and maintenance of roads. The meeting of the association closed with the election of officers and the adoption of a resolution calling for a complete revision of th* bylaws. Charles B. Ebert, of Parkersburg, was reelected president; F. O. Sanders, of Huntington, vice president; Art Oliver, of Parkersburg, secretary, and A. R. Martin, of Morgantown, teasurer. M. S. Aldrich, of Charleston, was elected chairman of the board of trustees. —Sardines are caught only in the dark of the moon; fishermen locate schools of the fish by their phosphorescent light, which the moonlight spoils. Drink Jersey Cream Line Milk from Tuberculin and Blood Tested cows for you and your family’s protection. Doyle Newcomer Phone 35-341 MRS. GEORGE U. HARRIS Mrs. Harris. New York social reg-isterite, is shown with hor lunch as she enters the courtroom lo hear the Hauptmann trial. William Henry Burford-Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Bartlett chapel for William Henry Burford. 69 years old, of 1101 Pennsylvania avenue. who died early Tuesday at a Charleston hospital after an operation. Rev. John Hart will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial park. Mr. Burford is survived by his widow; four sisters, Mrs. R. J. Wag- | John Scott—The body of John Scott. I colored. 80 years old. who was found dead near his home at Wilson hollow I on December IO. was buried Monday I afternoon in the Spring Hill cemetery. George Gordon—The body of George I Gordon, colored. 70 years (Od, of Mor-; ris street, who died last Wednesday in ! a Charleston hospital, was buried i Monday afternoon in the Spring Hill I cemetery. NEW MARK SET BY DOOLITTLE Famous Speed Pilot Flashes Across Country in ll Hours, 59 Minutes NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UP).—Major James Doolittle came roaring in from the West this morning, shot his 10-passenger transport plane over lower New York and touched its wheels at Floyd Bennett field for a new transcontinental record of just one minute under 12 hours. The big plane in which Major Doolittle, his wife. Josephine and Robert Adamson flew from Burbank, Cal., raced the early morning sun across New Jersey to clip approximately four minutes and 50 seconds from the record held by Captain Eddie Rick-enbacker. He averaged 230 miles an hour over 2 750 miles. It was a thrilling, always uncertain race from the time Major Doolittle’s craft got off its course over the Pennsylvania mountains. He appeared at one time to be hopelessly out of the running. Flying at altitudes ranging from 15.000 to 20.000 feet, the noted speed pilot set a furious pace across the continent, virtually without being sighted and without halting. At sunrise, however, his radio messages indicated that he was doubtful of reaching New York by 8:30 a. rn. EST. which was necessary to break the record. Then, dramatically, at 7:35 a. rn. came word that he was flying over Cape May. N. J., hurtling on a direct line for the airport. He roared on in silence until a few minutes after 8 a. nu. when another radio report placed him in the vicinity of Lakehurst, heading for his goal at a 200-mile-an-hour clip. The minutes ticked off rapidly. Hopes for a record were dimming when the plane shot out of the sky over Floyd Bennett field. Major Doolittle dived for the field without delay. The plane shot down with a roar and the timer’s watch registered 8:26 a. nu Major Doolittle did not stop, however. He sent the ship up again with her motors throbbing and headed for Newark airport in New Jersey, where he landed at 8:34 ta a rn. He broke the Rickenbacker record of 12 hours, 3 minutes. 50 seconds, by a margin of four minutes, 50 seconds. Dawson Is Heard By Women’s G, O. P. Unit Municipal Judge D. Boone Dawson was the principal speaker at a meeting. at the city hall Monday night, of the Charleston and Kanawha county Republican Women’s clubs. Other speakers, included Cyrus W. Hall and Malcolm R. Mathews. The next meeting date was set for the .second Monday in February, when the annual election of officers will be conducted. “I Suffered IO Years With Itching Eczema” *\ . . and after spending hundreds of dollars to clear it up, I tried Zemo and got relief,” writes G. C. G. of Texas. Soothing and cooling, Zemo relieves itching quickly because of its rare ingredients. Also wonderful for Rash, Pimples, Ringworm and other irritations. Zemo is worth the price because you get relief. Tested and approved by Good Housekeeping Bureau, No. 4874. All druggists’, 35c, GOc, $*•    —Adv. Walter P. Chrysler’s Answer to AMERICA'S CRITICAL TRAFFIC PROBLEM See Back Page Today's Mail THEN COME AND SEE THE NEW 1935 PLYMOUTH IN OUR SHOWROOMS PRITCHARD MOTOR CO. PLYMOUTH-CHRYSLER Corner Quarrier and Dunbar Sts. Phone 22-134 HADLEYS JANUARY Three Burn to Death EASTON. Pa . Jan. la <UP ).—1Three children were burned lo death today when fire destroyed their home neat here. COUGHING Stopped In IS m n. with TwT* or uruggitt will return your money. Pure pretention medicine, attack* internal <*u»e, harmicM, very erectile. Only 35c. THDXINE St. John’s Vestry Is Selected at Meeting At a meeting of the St. John’s Episcopal church Monday night, the financial reports and the reports of officers wert given and these men were named to the vestry: W. G. Hubbard, J. C. Jefferds. D. A. Ketchum, R. C. Hapgood. C. A. Cabell, W. B. Geary. Thomas B. Jackson, H. I B. Lewis, Berkeley Minor, Jr., R. S. j Spilman, Leroy Allebach and D. H. Morton. Officers selected from members of the vestry, will be chosen at same fu- : ture date.    __ Added as Stenographers Miss Nima K. Kourey. of 1513 Dixie j street, and Aubrey L. Paxton, of 207 j Columbia boulevard, have been added j to the staff of the federal alcohol tax j unit as stenographers. Miss Kourey was formerly employed in the: Charleston office of the United States j engineer. Now on Display The Beautiful New NASH LAFAYETTE at Johnstone Motor Co. 422 Broad St. T Are You Moving To a New Home? Then have The Daily Mail follow you. Just give your newspaper boy your new address or you can dial Capitol 22-141 and ask for the circulation department Immediate arrangements will be made to have The Daily Mail delivered to your door as usual. 816 Lee Street SALE LIVING ROOM FURNITURE 20^ OFF OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF LIVING ROOM SUITES INCLUDED IN THIS BIG SALE Friday Jan. 18th Last Day ON THE LIVING ROOM FURNITURE SALE HEIS1 you need a telephone. 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