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Clovis Evening News Journal (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Clovis, New Mexico Even i none to Mexico volume 4, number 219 Clovis new Mexico monday december 12, 1932 six pages Price five cent former Lead of Loai firm kills self break of cold Waves grip tonight predicted North and Hast part of state Iii storm area Clovis checked As one of coldest Points with ten above la deaths in nation moratorium is blamed for european turmoil Rickard widow wed faces farm problem lowest Levels in history recorded in Colorado _ 24 below old Man Winter had not loosened his scrip on this Section of a Tern new Mexico and the bordering parti n of West Texas today but the Vii Athel Man brought promises of warmer weather tonight and Clear skies for tomorrow. The Mercury hovered below the freezing Point most of the Day after drooping to to degrees above Zero in the Early morning hours. Skies were overcast throughout the Region but there were no reports of Snow today. Traces of Snow were seen n Clovis last night and there v As a Light precipitation around m Meta Nair and Willard but the rest of tin Section reported no snowfall whatsoever. Temperature dropped to 1 de Gres above Zero sunday morning and stayed below the freezing Point throughout the Day. The maximum Reading reported by the weather Bureau at Barry hardware was 27 degrees above Zero. British believe u. S. Will accept Cash in spite of reservations Paris Dee 12. To a Premier Hemet blaming All Europe s debts troubles on the Hoover moratorium of 1931, told the chamber of deputies today bal his government proposes to pay with reservations the $20,, debt instalment due the United states next thursday. Melrose Friona Birds capture grand prizes Ai by Querqui it. I Snow covered Tho it Northern pectin new tiny while Tho remainder my a dec. 12 Eastern and a toot the state was Cloudy and temperatures were Desco tiding. Strong winds preceded the storm Over nearly All the state Blit Only minor damage was reported. The Volt City was Between 20 an i 30 Miles an hour in most sections. Between Here and Elpaso tex., a stretch of Telephone poles wore blown Down and communication was dim Upton. In Ivy flurries were reported today in the Northwest and extreme West hut the weather Man predicted warmer weather tonight and fair skies tomorrow. Rep. Marvin Jones of Texas chairman of the House agricultural committee will handle any program in the coming Congress dealing with the farm surplus. He recently conferred with president elect Roosevelt. Associated pres photo i last rites for Bob Mcgill Are conducted today former peace officer is victim of heart attack by the associated press. Rocky Mountain states figuratively thumbed with chilled hands through Musty books of the past to find something approaching the present cold wave but like a Man mat Bing tit Ess goods for his wife nothing was the same. Records fell As rapidly As the thermometer which crawled or sped at times into tile lowest Levels in history As for example at Colorado Springs where minus 24 was shown. Pueblo struck a Bass note in this h cold chorus with a minus 21 while Denver was doing a baritone with a minus 1�?~2 downtown and a minus id at the municipal Airport. Wyoming was getting a fair share of the sub Zero weather which was distributed in a sweeping Rind Carefree Way by weather makers with Cheyenne Between in Anijo. Laramie reported -8, while Rock Springs was looking at a one below Reading. But from the Utah Boundary to the Nebraska Border the song was the same so much below Zero. He Montana Way there was an Odd it assortment of temperatures ranging from -40 at. Georgetown Lake near Anaconda to an above Zero Mark of two Al great Falls Missoula and Kalispell. Butte. Hewed -34 Lewistown and Billings -38, Helena -12. Continued on Page 5 funeral services were held from the first Baptist Church this afternoon for w. R. Bob Mcgill for no r peace officer and resident of Curry county for Many years who died at Bis Home Here yesterday. Rev. J. F. Nix pastor officiated and burial was in the Texico cemetery with members of the Texico Farwell masonic Lodge in charge. C. V. Steed was the funeral director. Death was due directly to heart failure it was said today. He became ill quite suddenly yesterday morning and succumbed before physician arrived. He had been ill How. Ever for about two weeks. Or. Mcgill served four years As Deputy sheriff under former sheriff e. P. Cannedy and served a year and a half As a member of the City police Force. For the past two years had been employed As an Inslee London dec. 12. I i a despite the american governments warning against such a procedure it was predicted in Well informed quarters today that Britain will pay its War debt instalment to the United states thursday with a reservation that it be credited on the capital account. Under the present debt settlement the $95,550, includes both capital and interest. These quarters expected the United states would accept the payment with the declaration the government has no Power to accept the British reservation. Thus the question would be carried Over into a general review of the debts to which the British and american government leaders have agreed. The effect of this listing of the payment on the capital account was expected to Call for a new settlement. The american note which reached Here Early today stating congressional approval was necessary before proposed British reservations would be accepted was regarded As merely stating the legalistic position it was said. The View was taken that �?~hi-1 was All that could to expected from the 1 Hibl Tion cause. United states administration. I at the same time the Senate Judi at the same time it was pointed i Ciary committee began a study of out Tho British government has stat proposals to repeal the 18th amended the terms under which the nay Niento with storm signals of a Sharp ment will be made which brought controversy Over Banning the Saloon Tho Quick warning from Washington the marriage a year ago of the widow of Tex Rickard sports promoter to Frank Dailey wealthy manufacturer and sportsman was disclosed along with the news that she was convalescing in a new York sanitarium from a major operation. Associated press photo women present reasons against volstead change committee reminded Brewers set half per cent 40 years ago Washington Doc. 12. Up a opposition to modification of the volstead Law was presented today to the House ways and Means committee by a dozen women prom in a it i the pro Lee Rogers and e. S. Warren win with Rhode Island reds Lee regers of Melrose and e. S. Warren of Friona Texas were grand prize winners of the Sunshine state poultry associations second annual exhibition which closed Here saturday. Or. Rogers received the award for the sweepstakes female of the show and or. Warren the sweepstakes male award. Both were exhibitors of Rhode Island reds. The award for the Best display of All Breeds and the award for the Best parti color female were also Given to or. Rogers. Or. Warren exhibited the Best partic Dor male of the show. Mrs. W. H. Mcdaniel of Texico exhibited the Best solid color male of the show and the Best solid color female was shown by Claude Primrose of Farwell. Girl Rifle expert Walter c. Davis prefers to die than face trial Colorado Man charged in looting companies of million dollars Benefit in insurance list of awards Rhode Island reds Lee Rogers Melrose 2nd cock 1st and 3rd Hen 1st cockerel 1st Pullet 1st old pen 1st Young pen Best display All Breeds Best parti color female of show Sweepstake female of the entire show. F. S. Warren Friona Texas sweepstakes male of the entire show Best parti color male of show Best male of the Breed. 1st and 3rd cock j 2nd Hen 2nd cockerel 3rd Pullet 2nd Young pen. L. Long Roswell 3rd cockerel 2nd Cullet. Artie Vaughn Lollene 3rd Young she a Only 14, but Kathyn Clark of Council Bluffs la., has been awarded an expert Rifleman a medal for her marksmanship. Associated press photo and it was predicted the government now would proceed with the payment. It was considered inconceivable that the United states would refuse payment. New legislature confronted with weighty matters mostly new solons Are to wrestle with taxation and primary Laws pen. By aired rocks j. Heinz Texico 1st and 2nd cock 1st and 2nd Hen 1st and 3rd cockerel 1st old pen 2nd Young pen Best male of the Breed. A. C. Young 2nd cockerel 2nd Cullet 1st Young pen. White Tangshan mrs. W. H. Mcdaniel Texico 1st cock 1st Ami 3rd Hen 2nd cockerel hoisted High. Mrs. Henry a. Peabody chairman of the woman a National committee for Law enforcement headed the to men before the ways and Means committee As she did two years ago when a a she successfully led the opposition up let 1st old pen 1st Capon Best to a prohibition repeal proposal bed la a male in show Best male of fore the House judiciary committee Jet a a we represent in the woman a National committee for Law enforce old let and 2nd ment. An affiliation of nine great White Langhan Claude Primrose. Farwell i s. F. Billingsley. Farwell 2nd Hen 1st cockerel 1st and 2nd Pullet 2nd Bingham thinks Branch Bank is greatest Relief productive Loans at seven per cent will be available police will search safety boxes in new York for securities train late five hours account of derailment the Ani Arillo Clovis train reached Clovis five hours late this afternoon delayed by a derailment of a passenger train at Goodman okla., last night. Due to arrive at to a. �?Tn., the train reached Here at 3 15 this afternoon. The derailed train was Santa be passenger 2 5, which left Here yesterday afternoon for Amarillo. Seligman May return from vacation thursday governor Arthur Seligman May return to the state about thursday from his vacation trip to the West a Oast i t. Governor a. W. Hocken Lull was informed today. Or. Hockenhull acting executive in the governors absence has conducted affairs of the office from Clovis and he said today to does not expect to go to Santa be utile. Pres sing business arises. Only routine matters have come to his attention lie said. Tor Tor tile state cattle sanitary Hoard. Known to Many residents of the county he was affectionately called a a Chalky Mcgill a nickname to received when marking automobiles which parked overtime in the City business District. He was the namesake of the late judge w. R. Mcgill Pioneer new Mexico and Texas Jurist who founded the town of Tai ban. He is survived by his Mother who lives Here two Brothers. Homer of Clovis and Clarence of Texico two Sisters mrs. J. H. Neill of Vernon Texas and mrs. E. W. Mcguire of Farwell. Weather Colorado generally fair tonight and tuesday rising temperature in East portion. New Mexico unsettle i tonight Snow in North portion warmer in fast and Central portions tuesday generally fair. West Texas mostly Cloudy tonight and tuesday with probably rain or Snow not so cold in Panhandle tonight and in East portion tuesday. Temperatures Clovis minimum to above Zero. Amarillo 8-0 Chicago 20-0 Denver -3-13 below Kansas City 20-4 below new York 40-32 Oklahoma City 18-0. Santa be. N. M., dec. 12 up a administration leaders today indicated they were looking Forward to an Active session of the eleventh state legislature next month. Taxation primary Laws and numerous Ether legislative matters ap-1 ear to he the principal problems to to brought before the legislators. Many of the proposals were involved in the part platforms of the two parties and have also made their appearance in the legislative platform adopted last month by the progressive party. The democratic administration leaders said this year stands in line to Complete an entire program of party pledges with both houses of the legislature predominately democratic. A condition they said not at All unlike which will exist in the National Congress after March fourth. The legislature xviii get under Way january to and will last for sixty Days. Many faces which have been seen in the Senate and House for the Oast sessions of the legislature will be absent. Only six veterans return to the Senate and fourteen to the House. The republicans will have hut four members in the Senate and nine in the House. Governor Seligman who is expected Back from California this week has been working on his message to the legislature and it is expected to be ready for the Honing session the governor has indicated that he will include in the message a number of legislative proposals. National organizations of women aggregating Mere than ten million members a she said in a statement prepared for presentation adding a we Are Here to present our opposition to any increase of alcoholic Content from one half of one per cent As authorized by the volstead act. This Content was established by the Brewers themselves 40 years ago in their defense against the soft drink Trade. Let this decision the Gray hired Motherly woman sought to refute testimony of Beer and wine advocates who appeared before the committee for four Days last week. Quot ninety per cent of the drunkenness before prohibition was Beer mrs. Peabody asserted. Attacking the move of the democrats to obtain Revenue through a tax on Beer she said that a for this government to secure an income by creating an appetite for alcohol defined As a a habit making narcotic drug would be infamous a and added that a we Challenge their estimates of re no cheerless Christmas in Curry county Young Folk Are Liberal a Section of the news journal office was filled with toys saturday As boys and girls anxious to see their Les fortunate friends have a Happy Christmas brought donations to the boy scout fireman Chest. Everything from games to a Large toy air plane were Given. Boys and girls who made donations j were Frances Ann Stu bus 1217 Anoli Leroy Mckinney 517 Wallace George Robert Hicks 519 Wallace Gui Lutie Hilham route b Clovis Mary Frances and Carol Williams fort Sumner Helen May Fuller Babby Johnson Bryce Jordon. 1117 bidding Patricia Jean West 709 a Wallace. Bob Stone manager of the Farmers elevator company gave several boxes of Dominos and other games. Customs san foreign lands. 1st cock 1st and 2nd Hen and cockerel 1st and 2nd Pullet 1st and 2nd old pen 1st and 2nd Young pen Best male of the Breed Best solid color female of the show. Guy Kittrell 1st cockerel. Jersey Black giants Robert Rundell Farwell 1st and 2nd cock 1st and 2nd cockerel 1st and 2nd Hen 1st and 2nd Pullet 1st and 2nd old pen 1st and 2nd Young pen Best male of the Breed. Silver laced Wyandotte mrs. Emma Baker St. Vrain 1st cockerel 1st Pullet 1st old pen 1st Young pen. Speckled Sussex a. B. White. Clovis 1st Young pen. White Minorca mrs. T. E. Harrison Clovis 1st cockerel. White leghorn Santa be n. My a Doc. 12. Up a the establishment of a Branch agricultural credit Bank by the reconstruction finance corporation in Santa be was described today by John Bingham state Bank examiner As the a greatest Relief that could be Given the state. News of the creation of a Branch Bank in new Mexico was received from a s. Senator Sam g. Bratton saturday and it is expected that the Bank will be set up and ready to operate by the first of the year. A list of 12 representative business men. Livestock men and Bankers will be members of the Board of directors of the Bank. A it is the biggest Nevis in years a Bingham said a and it Means that the present Banks will be relieved of the Burden they have been carrying thus enabling them to care for commercial business which has of late been neglected. The Banks have been loaded to the limit with livestock Loans and have not had the Opportunity to Grant Loans sought by other than livestock interests. Now the livestock men can apply to the credit Hank and obtain their Loans in Holland at Midnight Christmas eve men in colourful costumes March Over the streets chanting a Gloria in excels is a and carrying High on a Long pole a Large Star lighted by Sev a a Oral candles. I shopping a tvs until .ch0simas Miller Melrose 1st cock i leaving the Banks free to handle their commercial Bingham said that the creation of the Bank would bring immediate Relief to the livestock men and that Relief would find its Way into other channels in the state and in general create better business conditions. The directors of the Bank he said will be citizens of the state who know the conditions that exist. The Loans which Bear seven per cent interest will be made on All classes of cattle and sheep for Breeding and feeding purposes Cotton mohair and growing crops. Those seeking the Loans will apply to the Bank in Santa be and after their applications have been checked an inspector will but sent out to make a further investigation. On the basis of the inspectors report the loan will either be made or rejected. All Loans will be made for a year with the understanding that they May be renewed if conditions warrant. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Hen 1st cockerel 1st Young pen Best male of the Breed. Ancona mrs. Artie Vaughn Hollene 1st cockerel 1st Pullet Best male of the Breed. Pit game Jack Massey Clovis 1st, 2nd, 3rd cockerel 1st Young pen. Japanese Wilkies mrs. H. C. Miller Clovis 1st cockerel 1st Pullet. Mrs. Geo. Roberts 2nd cockerel. Buff Cochin Bantam mrs. Geo. Roberts 1st cock. Bronze turkeys Solon Thomas Roswell 1st Young pair. R. L. Malone Roswell 1st old pair Best male of the Breed. Gladys Harrold Texico 2nd Young pair 2nd old pair. J. Heinz Texico 3rd Young pair. Continued on Page 5 Colorado Springs colo., dec. 12. Up a suicide of Walter c. Davis in his cell in new York today a few hours after his arrest on charges of looting the City savings and loan association of $1,000,000 Means depositors will receive $249,000 from his insurance policies made out to the defunct institution. The policies have remained in effect premiums being paid by Charles t. Fertig receiver with the approval of District judge Arthur Cornforth. Whether three policies totalling $100,000 in favor of his wife mrs. Lulu Davis have been kept up could not be Learned immediately. Police chief h. D. Harper in route to new York when Davis ended his life decided to continue his trip to the Metropolis in Hope of finding some of the associations assets there. Authorities Here believe that a Large sum in Cash and Bonds May be in new York safety Deposit boxes. Davis is known to have taken with him $30,000 in Cash and undetermined amount of government Bonds when he fled. The tumbled business affairs of Davis expose of which started with the suicide of Willis v. Sims found another development in his arrest and suicide. The topped Man with thinning Brown hair who walked nervously through Gramercy Park in new Yack who resembled pictures two new York detectives had seen in a Magazine of their Craft aroused their suspicions by his actions when one of them by Chance followed him. A watch was set and when they again saw the Man they arrested him. A i m tired of dodging he said after admitting his identity. His arrest on charges of embezzling More than $1,000,000 from the City savings building and loan association of Colorado Springs of which he formerly was the president recalled the Chain of events that led to the crash of his firm and his disappearance. He had been sought us a fugitive for nearly six month. Nearly a year ago dec. 29. 1931, Willis v. Sims president of the state savings Bank was found riving from a self inflicted Bullet wound. An audit of the affairs of the Assurance savings and loan association a subsidiary company headed by Sims revealed irregularities. Soon after the Dollar building and loan association headed by e. C. Sharer was thrown into receivership. After this exposure building and loan depositors in the City grew suspicious and alarmed and demanded their Money. About this time. Davis left for the East going to new York where he and his wife stopped at the Waldorf Astoria. He told her she said he was leaving for Washington to arrange a loan from the reconstruction finance corporation and from then june 17, until last night he had dropped from sight. In the meantime an investigation of his firm was in Progress and the Home savings building and loan association headed by Fred n. Bentall and the railway building and loan association with principal offices in Pueblo went into receivership. Ben tall was charged with embezzlement and convicted getting a 16 to 35-year prison term. J. W. Barron receiver announced a shortage of $60,-000 in Bentall a accounts. Modern Enoch Arden finds wife is happily Reed and hangs himself Szegedin Hungary dec. 12 up a Stephan Asztalos came Home to his own sorrow. Back in 1914 he was reported a missing in when the years rolled by without any word from him his wife decided he was dead. She married another Man. Asztalos was not dead a Only a prisoner in Siberia several months ago he came Back to his native Vil it with another husband. Nobody recognized Asztalos the years in Siberia had changed him. He wanted to be near his wife and yet not disturb her peace so he got a Job As a farmhand on his own farm. For months he slaved As a h red hand on his own land and give full satisfaction. But one Day he hanged himself and papers fount on his Mexico hurries troops to Vera Cruz riot zone War department May Dis Ann All agrarian in nation luge to find his wife living happily i body told his Story. Mexico City dec. 12 of a the War department today continued to Riu a troops into Vera Cruz to preserve order and to Check agrarian and communist activities there by reinforcing isolated garrisons. Meanwhile a dispatch from Vera Cruz said Adalbertz Tejeda a storm Center in the strained situation had left for Mexico City to Confer with friends. War department officials were informally discussing plans tit disarm agrarian groups throughout the country on the grounds that while organized As the secondary National defense forces these groups in peace times were a menace to the social order

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