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Joplin Globe (Newspaper) - July 25, 1944, Joplin, Missouri JOPLIN GLOBE, TUESDAY, JULY 25, 1944. PRIMARY ELECTION n the hours of 6 A. M. and Sunset, except in the City of JOPLIN, which being a city of more than Twenty-purpose of nominating candidate? for State, District, County, Township and Precinct Offices, to be voted didate, and the party or principle that he represents. DEMOCRATIC TICKET Fof United Stiites Senator-Bennett Chamo Clark, Mayfair Hotel, St. Louis. T^yMcKittrick, Salisbury. For Cibvernor-- Phil M. Donnelly, 203 S. Adams Ave., Lebanon. Floyd P. Lee, 2706 Doniphan, St. Joseph. Roger T. Sermo^, 701 Proctor Place, Independence. Edgar Shook, 1009 W. 57th Terrace, Kansas City. For Ueutonant Governor-Redmond S. Brennan, 501 W. llth St., Kansas City. Walter Naylor Davis, 237 W. Washington, Kirkwood. Cullen S. Duncan, New Franklin. Dan D. Porter, 341 E. Yerby, Marshall, Davia B. Russell, 7212 Page, St. Louis County. t'or Secretary of State- Wilson Bell, Potosi. v. H. (Lefty) Steward, 520 Poplar St., Poplar Bluff. t'or State Auditor-Forrest Smith, Richmond. fe'or State Treasurer- H. S. (Dick) Johnson, 921 N. Main St., Springfield. Harry J. Revercomb, Shelblna. R. W. (Bob) Winn, New London. I'or ^omey General- Oliiver W. Nolen. Paris. Dwight Roberts, 1016 Locust, Kansas City. L. N. Searcy, Eminence. J. E. (Buck) Taylor, 202 Vine St., ChiUicothe. |or Bepresentative in Congress, Seventh District- A. L. McCawIey, 304 W. Macon St., Carthage. or Judge of Circuit Court, Twenty-fifth Circuit, Division No. 2- Gene Frost, 315 Main St., Joplin. or Bepresentative, General Assembly, First (Eastern) District- Elza Johnson, 1737 Grand Ave., Carthage. i>r Bepresentative, General Assembly, Second (Central) District- J. W. Thompson, Joplin route 1, box 265, or Representative, General Assembly, Third (Western) District- Dr. G. E. Ward, 926 Chestnut, Joplin. pr Judge Coimty Court, Eastern District- Edd Murray, 803 E. Highland, Carthage. or I^udge County Court, Western District- Evans W. Buskett, J501 Pennsylvania Ave., Joplin. Prosecuting Attorney-Bon F. Putnam, 2216 Byers, Joplin. Sheriff-Harry O. Rogers, 1701 Grand Ave., Carthage, or Assessor- Ivy E. Russell, Avilla, ' \n Treasurer- Fred B. Black, 319 E. Main, Carterville. |>r Justice of Peace, Galena Township (Unexpired Term)- IJarvey W. Nash, 715 W. Fourth St., Joplin. |>r Constable, Lincoln Township- Dorr W. Thomas, Golden City route 1. ir Constable, Jackson Township- W. G. Riddle, Carthage route 4. Constable, Joplin Township-Jack Edwards, 324 E. Daugherty, Carterville. Constable, Galena Township- Clarence Scott, 903 Wall St., Joplin, |)r Registrar of Voters, City of Joplin- Twelfth Precinct: M"rs. Geoi'gia J. Moore, 610 Byers, Joplin, �Jineteenth Precinct; Nellie M. May, 208 Winfield Ave., Joplin. \t Democratic County Committee- Sarcoxie, First Ward-Volley Palmer, Sarcoxie. Lyda B, Saunders, Sarcoxie, Box 111. Sarcoxie, Second Ward-Max L. Fossett, Sarcoxie. Mrs, Versa M. Poland, Sarcoxie,  Larussell Precinct- C. M. Gillock, Larussell. Roxie M. Shook, Larussell. Reeds Precinct- P. W. Reed, Reeds. Mamie Deck. McDonald Precinct-Ivy E, RuBsell, Avilla. Mabel Fagg. Lincoln Precinct- W. D, Thomas. Mrs. W. D. Thomas. Sheridan Precinct-Mrs, b. B. Tunis, Jasper route 1. North Madison Precinct-Lester McCall, Carthage route 1. Mrs. Lester McCall, Carthage ro\ite 1. South Madison Precinct- T. E.'Hlgdon, Carthage route 3. " Mary A. Zinn, Carthage route 1. Centennial Precinct- W. K. Dodson, Reeds. Gertrude Lemery, Carthage route 3. Gem Precinct-!- Royce J. Turk, Carthage route 3. Mr�. Uoyce Turk, Carthage route 3, JBani Jackson Precinct- C. S. FuUerton. Carthage route 3, Mrs, ]fred Frnrer; Carthage route 4. Welt Jackson Precinct- , Allen Patrick, Carthage route 4. Pearl McLaln, Carthage route 4. Carthage, First Ward- C. W. Eastwood, 725 E. Second, Carthage. Rex B. Mealey, 609 E. Fourth, Carthage. Eunice Fly, 316 Fulton, Carthage. Carthage, Second Ward-Ray Bouse, 615 Olive St., Carthage. Mrs. Floyd Murray, 121 N. Garrison, Carthage. Carthage, Third Ward- Dr, Earl E. Baker, 820 Oak St., Carthage. Margaret Mooneyham, Carthage. Carthage, Fourth Ward-John Bowers, 612 E� Chestnut, Carthage. Maude E. Lahrman, 703 Fulton, Carthage. Carthage, Fifth Ward- C. E. Baker, 1062 S. Garrison, Carthage. Mrs. Harry O. Rogers, 1701 Grand Ave^^, Carthage. Marion Precinct- James Mevey, Carthage route 2. Monitor Precinct- Ben C. Hatcher, Carthage route 4. Mrs. Walter Hatcher, Carthage route 4. Kenkricktown Precinct- Amos Ward, Carthage. Metta M. Loyd, Carthage route 1. Carytown Precinct- W. P. Grisham, Carthage, box 236. Mrs. C. A. Liles, Carthage. Jasper Precinct- Chas. A. Gisel, Jasper. June Magee, Jasper. Preston Precinct-Fred Powers, Carthage route*2. Medoc Precinct- T. A. Williams, Oronogo route 1. Mrs. Leta Williams, Oronogo route 1. � Oronogo, First Ward- W, W. Holmes, Oronogo. Oronogo, Second Ward- Will E. Whitfield, Oronogo route 1. Mrs. Letha McCoy, Oronogo. Alba Precinct- G. W. Shafer, Alba. Mrs. Stella Henry, Alba. Neck City Precinct- J. S. Cherry, Neck City. Nina Cherry, Neck City. Purcell Precinct- C. R. Anderson, Purcell. Susie Anderson, Purcell. Carterville, First Ward- T. F. Griffin, Carterville. Mabel Kepple, 202 W. Hannum, Carterville, Carterville, Second Ward- J. Francis Roderique, 222 E. Main, Carterville. Juanita Rusk, 124, W.-Elizabeth. Carterville, Cartex'ville, Fourth Ward- W. C. Burch, Carterville. Margaret G.' Cloyd, 39 N. Pine, Carterville. Imogene Madden, 304 Cass Ave., Carterville. Webb City, First Ward-Ray D, Julian, 323 S. Oronogo St., Webb City. Mrs. Forrestine Atkerson, 22 S. Ball, Webb City, Webb City, Second Ward- Mrs. Edna Landrum, 605 W. Daugherty, Webb City. Webb City, Third Ward-Albert Mills, 623 N. Walker St., Webb City. Naomi Mills, 623 N. Walker St., Webb City. Webb City, Fourth Ward-Elsie Forrest, 317 S. Hall Webb City. Webb City, Fifth Ward- S. R. Tuder, 1308 Nelson St., Webb City. Marsha L. Rogers, 832 N. Madison, Webb City. Webb City, Sixth Ward- Dorsey H. Watson, 1024 S. Madison,'Webb City. Margaret M. Johnson, Webb City, Box 383, . Duenweg Precinct- Charles L, Rush, Duenweg. Gertie M. Rush, Duenweg. Rex Precinct- H. E. Rent Crow, Joplin route 2, box ?35. Beatrice Hanks, Joplin route 2, box 627, Oakland Precinct- ^ S. A. Smith, Webb. City route 1. Myrtle M, Smith, Webb City rojfte 1, box 31. Joplin, Twenty-first Precinct- � Robert A, Ehinger, 2514 Florida Ave., Joplin. Joplin, Twepty-second Precinct- Albert'F; Mills, S049 E. Eighth, Joplin. C. O. Stum, 3012 E. Eleventh, Joplin. Mrs. Retha Milli, 3049 E. Eighth, Joplin. Carl Junction, First Ward- A. C. Ulmer, Carl Junction route 1. Ethel Lortz, Carl Junction. Waco Precinct- Harold Fbster, Waco. JOPLIN: First Precinct-Evans W. Buskett, 2601 Pennalyvania Ave., Joplin. Flossie Emrick, 1913 Virginia Ave., Joplin. Second Prpcinct- Gl�nn Houston, 1718 Grand Ave., Joplin. Frankie Bell, 1621 Ohio Ave,, Joplin. . Mrs. Lydia England, 1615 Pennsylvania Ave., Joplin. B. Iriene Nichols, Joplin. Third Pj-ecinct - Edward M. Harding, 418 Patterson Ave., Joplin. Mrs. Guy R. Wells, 506 Park Ave., Joplin. Fourth Precinct- Ernest A. Brown, 716 Pennsylvania Ave., Joplin. Viola M. Morton, 716 Pennsylvania Ave,, Joplin. Fifth Precinct-  A. F, Brooks, 1101 Broadway, Joplin. Mrs. Letha A. Fly, 816 Seneca, HiUcrest, Joplin. Sixth Precinct-Homer Hai'din, 413 N. Galena Ave., Joplin. Alta Hardin, 413 N. Galena Ave., Joplin. Seventh Precinct- J. A. Koontz, 227 Pearl Ave., Joplin. Mrs. Rhoda Arnold, 223 N. Joplin St., Joplin. Eighth Precinct- W. O. Shelton, 1021 West B St., Joplin. Mrs. Edna Shelton, 1021 West B St., Joplin. Mary E. Wear, 1507 West E St., Joplin. Ninth Precinct-Warren E. Lofton, 529 N. Jackson Ave., Joplin. Lillian Cox, 303 N. Moffet Ave:. Joplin. Tenth Precinct - Paul F. Van Pool, 930 N. Sergeant Ave., Joplin. Zora Dobson, 601 Jaccard Place, Joplin. Eleventh Precinct- Hal F. Tadlock, 1116 Picher Ave., Joplin. Mabelle T. Tadlock, 1116 Picher Ave., Joplin. Twelfth Precinct. Don C. Grafton, 723 Wall Street, Joplin. Mrs. Don Grafton, 723 Wall Street, Jtoplin. Thirteenth Precinct-John L. Shafer, 614 Porter Ave., Joplin. Daisy Danford, 1209 West Seventh Street, Joplin, Fourteenth Precinct- Mai'k E. (Jack) Current, 1302 Byers Ave., Joplin. Mattie V. Duncan, Joplin. Fifteenth Precinct-Charles Keith, 1719 Jackson Ave., Jbplin. Mrs. Daisy E. Lockhart, 1905 Wall Street, Joplin. Sixteenth Precinct-Prank Armstrong, 2224 Pearl Ave., Joplin. Lillian Brown, 2107 Sergeant Ave., Joplin. Seventeenth Precinct-Walter Flenner, 2516 Murphy Ave,, Joplin. Juanita Flenner, 2616 Murphy Ave,, Joplin. Eighteenth Precinct-Roy Anderson, Joplin. Laura Mae Brown, Joplin. Nineteenth Precingt- Johnnie Mills, 230 N. Schifferdeckcr Ave., Joplin. Mrs. Maggie L. Hlgdon, 305 N, Washington, Joplin. Twenty-third Precinct-Frank Burress, 1200 Maiden Lane, P. O. box 406. Mrs. Earl Schultz, 1102 Roosevelt, Joplin, Twenty-fourth Precinct- O'.S. Moss, 744 Highview, Joplin. Grace Moss, 744 Highview, Joplin. ' Twenty-fifth Precinct-Walter W. Branch, 2820 Sergeant, Joplin. Mrs. Hazel Brahch, 2820 Sergeant, Joplin. Central City Precinct- AI C. Jennings, Joplin route 3. Mrs. Claud Allen, Joplin route Z. PROHIBITION TICKET For Secretary of State- F. H. Jackson, 641 Sunnyside, Webster Groves. SOCIALIST LABOR TICKET For United States Senator- W. W. Cox, 3626 McDonald, St. Louis. For Governor-Stephen Tendler, 3738 S. Compton, St. Louis. For Lieutenant Governor- M, L, Hiltnei-, 1637 Mersington, Kansas City, For Secretary of State- Theo. Baeff, 4908 Euclid Terrace, St. Louis. For State Treasurer-Norman Kochendorfer, S136a, N. Sarah St., St. Ijouis. SOCIALIST TICKET For United States Senator- D. B. Preisler, 3420 Longfellow Blvd., St. Louis. For Governor- William P. Rinck, 5514 Brooklyn Ave., Kansaus City. For Lieutenant Governor-Edith F. Stevens, 5925 Holmes, Kansas City. For Secretary of State- Alice B. Verburg, 6918 Brooklyn Ave., Kansas City. For State Treasurer-Joseph G. Hodges, 4902 E. Twentieth St.. Kansas City. k do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a True and Correct list, containing 's for which he is a candidate, the"party or principle, he represents; also the hours during Done at my office in Carthage, Missouri, this the Sixth day of May, 1944. ' 1 County Court. G. W. OLLIVER, Clerk County.Gourt. PICHER NAVY MAN KILLED IN PACIFIC 5 MEN BREAK JAIL AT NEOSHO; CAUGHT John Mcsser, 23, Pharmacist's Mat? Quintet Among 16 Jasper County Gives Live in Action and Is Buried on Island. Picher, Okla., July 24,-Mr. and Mrs. John Messer, 224 North Connell avenue, received information last night from the war department that their son, John Messer, 22 years old, pharmacist's mate, first class, had been killed in action in the Pacific area and had been buried on an island. The d.ite of his death was not given in the message. Mcsser had been in the service since November, 1941, and had been overseas since November, 1942. He was a graduate of Picher high school and popular in school and Boy Scout activities. He was home on furlough in June, 1942. Besides his parents, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Leroy Parkinson, at the home. JOPLIN ARMY FLIER IS ON WAY HOME FROM THE WAR First Lieutenant Roland B. Miller, son of Byron W. Miller, 109 North . Connor avenue, has completed 64 combat missions in the Sicilian and Italian campaij-ns as bombardier and navigator of a B-2(> Marauder, and is on his way back to the United States, according to information received by hla father. Lieutenant Miller formerly lived at Carthage and was graduated from Carthage high school In 1939 and later graduated from Joplin Junior college. He was awarded the Air Medal and Oak Leaf Clusters for bombing missions in the Mediterranean theater and later won an additional Oak Leaf Cluster with Star citations in flights over Sicily and Italy, Lieutenant Miller was chosen one of the bombardiers for the first bombing of Rome, and ho was the lead navigator on flights from Natal, Brazil, to North Africa. In a letter to his father. Lieutenant Miller said he was among the forces at the capture of Rome, and latei: he visited Rome on furlough. He said the buildings and art treasures of the city were untouched by war, but that the marshalling yards, which were bombed by his squadron, was a scene of destruction, with engines and freight cars piled four stories high. He received his primary and secondary training at Santa Ana, Calif., and received his wings and commission at Albuquerque, N. M. B. W. Miller served in the United States navy In the first world ^var. HIb wife was a native of Dunkirk. She died last November. Lieutenant Miller is expected in Joplin in about two weeks. Prisoners Held Temporarily by Newton County. Five Jasper county prisoners, among 16 held temporarily in the Newton county jail at Neosho while the Jaaper county jail is being fumigated to exterminate vermin, sawed out of a window on the top floor of the courthouse at Neosho about 9 o'clock Saturday night, but were recaptured. They sawed bars from the window to create an opening about 8 by l"* inches, crawled chrougn ana dropped about 12 feet to the roof of the first story of the courthouse. About 9 o'clock Sheriff Russell Patterson saw Harold Williams, one of the prisoners being held on a robbery charge, drop 20 feet from the roof to the ground and gave chase, firing three times. He overtook and recaptured Williams after a chase of three blocka. Patterson saw a second prisoner. Jimmy Tabb, preparing to leap and forced him at the point of his pistol to return inside the courthouse. A quick check of the cell block showed three of the 16 still missing, 11 having made no attempt t� leave. Patterson telephoned Sheriff George Tatum at Joplin and he went to Neosho accompanied by Deputies Frank Harris, Gene Copeland and Pat Robinson. Searching the premises with Patterson they discovered the other three fugitives crouching in a darkened corner on the roof below the jail window about 10 o'clock, apparently waiting for an opportune time to make a dash. Crawling onto the roof through a window, the officers recaptured the three and locked them up. They are Leroy Tlffey and George Miller, Ok-lahomans, being held for trial on robbery and burglary charges, and Charles McGraw, who was serving a sentence for vagrancy. All 16 prisoners probably will be returned to the Jasper county jail about the middle of the week. $285 REPORTED STOLEN FROM BISCUIT COMPANY Detectives are Investigating reported theft of $285.16 In cash and checks from a drawer in the offices of the National Biscuit Company, 501 East Fifth street, over the week-end. The money had been left in the desk drawer by a driver for the Xiompany. The establishment was entered by breaking a lock on a west door. Three checks totaling $39,97 were in the loot. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans raised onions. BIG BUSINESS TO SCAN JOPLIN'S POTENTIALITIES George A. Spiva, president of the Chamber of Commerce, yesterday reported at a luncheon meeting of the chamber on a 10-day trip he made to Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland and Akron in the Interest of various industrial possibilities for Joplin. Ha talked with representatives of large rubber, refrigerator, furniture, battery and other firms, some of whom said they would send men here to investigate possibilities of new loq^tion in the middle west. Several of the firms, Spiva said, are Interested in coming to Joplin in their post-war plans and that promise was made by some to send representatives here for further Investigation of possibilities. Chicago and Southern Airlines has filed an application before the Civil Aeronautics Board to provide air line service to Joplin between Omaha, Kansas City, Memphis and cities in Alabama and Florida, It was announced. SLEEP-WALKING SOLDIER INJURED IN 20-FOOT FALL A sleepwalking soldier, here from Camp Crowder over the week-end, toppled from a third-story window of the Ault hotel. 61314 Main street, early Sunday morning, but apparently escaped dangerous injury. The youth. Private Herman Mar-tindale, fell from the window ot his room on the north aide of the building and plunged approximately 20 feet, landing on his feet on a concrete slab. One foot was believed broken and he was scratched and bruised. Another soldier sleeping in the same room with Martindale called police. An ambulance from Camp Crowder took hinoi to the post hospital. Navy Casualties Washington, July 24. - tff) Among 178 casualties of the U.'S. naval forces reported today by the navy department were: Kansas: Marvin Roy McMillan, radioman third class, U. S. N, R., missing, son of Lee Roy Jonathan Vincent McMillan, Rolla. Private First Class Edgar E. Mouser, U. S. M. C. R., dead, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Mouser, M^rriam. Private First Class Virgil C, Pebley, U. S. M. C. B., dead, son of Walter S. Pebley, ^33 Farrow, Kansas City. ; Missouri: Clarence Nelson French, Jr., electrician's naate third class. U. S. N. R., wounded, �Qi� of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Nelson French, �r., ^Kansas City. ' But your "Information" op�r� ator thinks you should bav* one. Her telephone lines are overcrowded; The war's ttk' ing all the new cquipihent.- And how are you helping out.* Why, you're looking up your numbers in your own directory, and finding most of them there. And Information's been able to give speedier service to neceaary calls; OMdtOmjt^ 'Mm ;