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Sedalia Capital (Newspaper) - April 24, 1927, Sedalia, MissouriOr Vav morning. April 24. 1927 the Sedalia capital the Glasgow tailors Are great on University styles and for men to whom University styles Appeal in other words clothes for the Young in age or in spirit. These Days we claim to show the smartest new woolens in Sedalia. See them. Suits tailored As you like Mem $221/2 $271/2 $30 307 South Ohio tat of amps i Tandy one for four terms. The Coleman latin prize of $10 i v \ eth of it team in Gold was captured by a composed of Elizabeth Tandy Eva Rue Green and Thelma Young. This team also placed second in the latin cup contest. The winners in the senior and Junior tests will receive a school letter. 3,000 with depth to feet and was still or army engineers reporting of Rushing water at f feet. Kiln n la program Given at Carmens meet urgent Appeal for flood sufferers Gasket dinner at lose of school i first fug i Toda the refugees to Vicksburg Casburg miss., apr. 23.�?the weary contingent of flood re-5s from Greenville arrived Here y and moved into Camps on Vicksburg Bluffs where Relief Rol wins program was Given i he Carmens Union and ladies j auxiliary of the Missouri Pacific j hops held their regular meeting i rid a night in the mechanical association Hall. A Short session was held by the Carmen after which the i a 1&Quot Quot Quot 1 la by. Obituary i of a a Quot i i a i. A a a i company. The Sedalia Chautauqua has under the management of the association for several years. Been Loar Dallas Mcallister l. G. Mcallister of 620 South Park Avenue this City Friday received we Ork of the death of hi3 brother Dallas Mcallister Friday morning at Huntington West Virginia. Dallas Mcallister was formerly a state mine inspector in this state and possesses a wide acquaintance Here. He is survived by his parents or. And mrs. James Mcallister of 1664 seventh Avenue Huntington John p. Laney. P. Laney 70 years old Home of her butterwort at 5 of clock daughter 616 East saturday m is. Mrs. John died at the mrs. Maude tenth Street afternoon. Mrs. Laney before her marriage was miss Alice Anderson. She was born january 16, 1857, at Shenoa ills., Taswell county and at the age of twelve years came to Missouri with her parents and resided on a farm near Windsor. When she became fifteen years old she joined the methodist episcopal three Brothers Grover g., William Church of which she was a faithful d., both of Huntington and Lloyd Mcallister of thi3 City and three Sisters misses Ruth and Myrtle my a Allister of Huntington and mrs. Charles Henderson of Joplin to. Funeral services will probably be held monday at Huntington where interment also will be made. Prairie Grove school South of be i i Dalia closed Friday afternoon april j 22. A Basket dinner was served at j the noon hour by the patrons of i the school. The closing Day program offered j j in the afternoon was As follows song a a american a All. A a Welcome a Stella dump. A vacation teachers a Opal Stuhner. A Little Green Points a Verna j Mittl. A if i were a Clouds a Edwin Bruehl. A a vacation time a Lille Fristoe. Plenty of bites a Cleo Viebrock. A three Little Sisters a Goldie j Breuhl. A different opinions a William Mittl and Frances Collins. A Good Bye a Anna Mae Vil Broek. Song a come be free a the j school. One graduate Josephine Sullivan was presented with a diploma. Stella dump was presented with a gift from her teacher and a certificate for perfect attendance during the term. Hazel dump Elsie Pearl Stuhner William Mittl and Stella dump received gifts for excellence in spelling. Miss Norine Sullivan the teacher has been re employed for the coming term 1927-28. James l. Loar. James l. Loar aged 63 years Bond of the Loar Chauta Rua association and an attorney of Bloomington 111., died in that City on april 18, according to a dipping received in this City by mrs. J p. Smallwood of 107 East eleventh Street. The clipping was taken from the Decatur review of which paper mrs. Smallwoods father Leslie Davis who has frequently visited her Here is state editor. Or. Davis was a close personal Friend of or. Loar and had been for Twenty years. James Leazure Loar was one of the most widely known men of Illinois. Born in Waynesburg pa., Jan. 24, 1864, he obtained his cation in the Public schools graduated in Law from the varsity of Michigan in 1887. Practice Law in Ogden Utah states attorney of Thomas ran., from 1889 to 1892, Edu and u nine was county and in 1899 settled in Bloomington where he continued the practice of Law until 1920. In 1909 he originated and organized the co operative Chautauqua plan and for years was president and general manager of the Loar Independent Chautauqua member through the remainder of her life. At the age of Twenty three years miss Anderson married John p. Laney of Windsor continuing to reside on a farm near there until seven years a go when with her husband she came to Sedalia because of her failing health and made her Home with her daughter being lovingly cared for there by her and a sister mrs. Roy Wilcox. She is survived by Lier husband and two daughters mrs. Maude butter Worth and mrs. Roy Wilcox four Brothers Moses Anderson of Ceresco neb., Alfred of Ausley neb., Henry of Wichita. Kansas and Frank Anderson of this City. Preceding her in death were two Brothers and two Sisters David John miss Sarah and miss Eliza Anderson. Funeral services will be held at 2 of clock monday afternoon at the Home the Rev. John Walker Coontz pastor of the first methodist Church assisted by the Rev. Ralph Emerson Hurd pastor of the Epworth m. E. Church to officiate. Six nephews will serve As pallbearers. Interment will be in Crown Hill cemetery. Death stalks As thousands await Relief continued from Page one Seda lians victors in latin contest yellow cab 5 can ride As cheap As 2�?any place on paved streets.50c single fare within zone____25c 2 passengers or More.50c phone 777 Sedalia latin students entered in the curricular events at Warrensburg saturday captured the Lions share of the awards. The Seda lians failed to place in i the freshman contest but miss Verna Ott took first in the Caesar contest Allen Gold captured first i in the Cicero contest and miss Elizabeth Tandy took first in the individual Vergil test. The Virgil team failed to place. For her first place in the Caesar contest miss Ott was presented a two term scholarship at the Central Missouri state teachers College same to be effective on graduation. Allen Gold was awarded a three term scholarship and miss Buckminster last 069 Black Russia calf 061 medium Light Tan calf often a on cant Tell Ahi pair of Nettleton s from a pair unless you tire the owner and have a Long memory. $12.50 to $15. 310 Ohio dered from several corps areas. Additional supplies Are to be furnished by the veterans Bureau. Red Cross estimates placed the total number of refugees now at nearly 100,000 and an even larger number of people Are threatened by present or prospective floods As the Crest of the High water moves slowly Down the River past Memphis. Evacuation of Greenville miss., the largest City to be flooded probably will be completed tomorrow and attention then will be turned to Helena and other River towns. There Are plenty of Craft available for this work. The most pressing need is for Small motor boats for Rescue work. In the Back Waters and urgent appeals for these have gone out from Greenville Leland Scott and a number of other towns either now under water or Likely to be before another Dawn. Appalling conditions existed at Greenville where the water stood More than Waist deep. Sanitary condition were described As deplorable due to the failure of the water and sewage systems and the pressure of nearly 10,000 refugees in addition to the Normal population of 12,000. The Small boats were needed to transport the people from the court House and other temporary shelters to the levee where they might Board River steamers. There was a shortage of bread and no dry clothing was to be had by the water soaked citizens. While state municipal and Federal authorities were joining forces in Mississippi in the tremendous task of Rescue and Relief those in Louisiana were strengthening the levees and Dykes against the combined Waters of the Mississippi the red and the ouachita Rivers when the flood crests reached there. Armies of men wer eat work Topping the Dykes in the face of warnings of the highest River stages of record at new Orleans Natchez Baton Rouge and Donald Ville while hundreds of armed guards patrolled the levees to prevent deliberate blowing of them by property holders who thus might protect their own lands. The flood Waters from the Mississippi breaking through to the North of Greenville had spread eastward for 20 Miles joining with the Sunflower River and backwaters from the overflowed Yazoo tonight. Communication with this District was difficult but reliable reports were that a number of Small towns had been flooded. Engineers estimated that before the flood has passed beyond Vicks Burg probably 2,000 Square Miles i of the Delta country would be flooded. The Waters will Drain off the Mississippi again to add to the torrent which will descend upon the cities lower Down the River. Flood Waters from the Arkansas River running Over intr Louisiana will reach the red River soon and this resulted in warning of unusually High stages on that River below Shreveport. Notice also was Given that a flood was moving Down the ouachita toward Camden. Some improvement in Arkansas was reported during the Day with a fall of the Waters of the Arkansas and White Rivers but vast territories Are still under water including the towns of Clarendon and Hughes and thousands of persons Are in need of help. Government aeroplanes flying Over the flooded districts from lit Rock South to Mcgehee Reed dangerous Lee conditions locations of people who Are in Rescue parties follow i organizations gave them food shelter and medical care. Tripping stumbling staggering Down the gangplank of the government Steamer Tollinger approximately 1,200 of the fugitives from i the water infested City were welcomed by the City a population. So nearly exhausted were the j travellers that they moved out j on the Sand bagged levee with slow i and halting Steps we Hile american i legionnaires red Cross w orders i River boat employees and City police helped them to dry lands. Of the number perhaps three Hundred were we Hite persons and the other negroes. Among the we Hites men were few. Women with children in arms or hanging onto their fingers fell into embrace of friends or relatives As they left the ship. The negroes came mostly in family groups carrying on their Heads and shoulders and under their arms bundles of clothing Small House furnishings and children who gazed in wide eyed amazement at the great throng we hich greeted their arrival. All faces showed the Strain of suffering. The White children swy ung Down the Gangway clasping a precious package of food or some prize plaything. The Little Black Folk often were clinging to a pet Pupp a a cat or even a rooster All much subdued by trying experiences of flood and flight most highways opened. St. Louis. Mo., april 23�? apr most of the through highways radiating from St. Louis in Missouri and Illinois were open to travel today except in Southeastern Missouri. Many minor roads were impassable. In Missouri most of the Mads North of the Missouri River except those from St. Louis to Kansas City and to Keokuk Iowa and the one from Kansas City to St. Joseph were impassable or almost so because of mud. Number 40, St. Louis Kansas City was in Good shape except for weak spot this Side of St. Louis w hich was closed to heavy trucks. Busses w Ere limited to five Miles an hour lighter cars to to Miles and All cars were required to keep too feet apart. Number 65 was closed North of Springfield and South of Branson. Number by girls orchestra composed of Nadine Berry violin Ruby Terrell violin Hortense neighbors and Beatrice Smith ukuleles Eleanor Myers piano and William Shem Well Drums. Hawaiian guitars messes. Smith and Schmidt. Violin Solo a minuet in go a a Albert up j Green accompanied by Katie May Stuber. Vocal duet a school Day hearts a Ruby and William Well. Trio messes. Lee Buckley and Priesendorf. Novelty or. Buckley assisted by or. Lee on the guitar. Vocal duet a you can to play in our Yard a Mary Terrell and Elizabeth May Taylor. Violin Solo a the Star of Hope a Nadine Berry accompanied by Eriean a or Myers. Girls orchestra. Duet guitars Smith and Schmidt. Accordion Solo Charles scow. Piano Solo a Black Haw k Waltz a Katie May Stuber. Vocal duet a poor papa a Ruby and William Shemwell. Piano Solo. A Robins return a Eleanor Myers. Accordion Charles scow. Girls orchestra. At the conclusion of the program dancing was enjoyed with mrs. Nellie Harrell at the piano. During the evening refreshments were served the Coffee being Donat j offices de and served by Kenneth Middleton of the Middleton Tea and Coffee company. Vex so serious has become the suffering among the flood refugees j from High Waters at various Points along the Mississippi River and other streams in the Middle West that an urgent Appeal for Aid has been issued. The american red Cross is do j ing All in its Power to provide Shel j ter and food for the homeless but this Agency needs a vast sum immediately to properly accomplish its work. 9 to this end the local chapter of j the red Cross of w hich mrs. R. I b. Summers is Secretary has asked All of the ministers in the various churches of Sedalia to make an a Sweet-1 pea a their congregation this mom Shem-1 or contributions. The message asking for assistance came to j. P. Hunt chairman of j the Pettis county chapter from we j Ham m. Baxter jr., in charge of red Cross work in this District the message said a president Coolidge has issued a proclamation calling upon the people to give quickly and generously j to the red Cross Mississippi flood a Relief fund. The emergency of the situation is extremely grave with 75.000 homeless and needing immediate care. The Relief program is ecu in As f a. r of a 1 fugues increases every hour. It is imperative that a Large Relief fund u j be raised immediately to the mounting need. A every red Cross Clupter must i do its part in this National Appeal. Wire me the probable amount we Jean expect from your territory. Contributions will be received at the red Cross Headquarters on South Lamine Avenue opposite the court House or at the capital Spring time is curtain time see our lines of curtain and Sun fast draperies. Pretty new materials. Cre tonnes at 39c per Yard these Are shown in Large design or the Dainty figures for bed rooms. A Good covering for the furniture. Sun fast damask at $1.00 of Blue Gold and Rose. All guaranteed Sun fast. Curtain materials 50c to big display of these nets Small patterns. Per Yard in shades 36 inches wide and $1.25 per Yard. A in both Large and Arthur j. Meuschke 30s so. Ohio Sedalia Buckley Brothers Purchase garage fourteenth Street will leave sunday to attend the latter half of the Spring term at the state teachers College at Warrensburg. They will remain for the summer term at which time they will be joined by misses Alberta and Ruth Henderson. The four Young ladies Are anticipating a very enjoyable and profitable summer. For Sale modern six room Home in excellent condition. Phone 2414. Trial of negress murder be for thursday the trial of Lucy Brown a Gress charged with murder wit held in the criminal court on the Day april 28. Lodges suit by trustee in bankruptcy three fishing drowned. Iola Kansas april 23.�? apr Kansas flood Waters claimed three lives at 5 of clock this afternoon when Law rence Kratz 16, Ralph Morrell 14, and Richard Hildebrand la All of Iola w Ere swy ept from a Rowboat in which they were fishing into the Neosho River which is still at flood stage and drowned. Merlin Lanferman 14, fourth occupant of the boat escaped. Planes in Relief work. Little Rock Ark april 23.�? three seaplanes from the Pensacola Fla naval air station ordered into the Arkansas flood area to As fist in Relief work arrived hero at 250 of clock this afternoon. Many negroes drowned. Greenville miss april 23.�? while All the women and children of Greenville and nearly All of the men were waiting for boats to take them to Vicksburg sergeant Henry Bay in charge of motor boat Rescue work estimated that More than too negroes had been drowned in the immediate Vicinity of spots Landing break 18 Miles North of this City. Exodus from Greenville Greenville miss apr. 23.�? evacuation from flooded Greenville moved apace today and Only 5,000 of the Normal population of 13,000 remained in the City tonight. In addition to these however there were six thousand refugees from the Countryside All negroes. The local Relief committee organized tonight advised every one to leave the City As quickly As transportation can be provided. Thousands of the negroes refused to evacuate and the committee following a secret meeting announced that they would not use compulsion but would make every arrange ment possible to care for those who preferred to remain in the City. Red River raging Texarkana Ark apr. 23�?the red River smashed through a levee at Findley Bend in Lafayette into j county twelve Miles North land tonight. Scores of Are affected. The Waters update about 20,000 acres ing land. Patrol boats to flood Washington. Apr. Coast guard patrol boats dered to the Mississippi flood area \ from the Gulf of Mexico late to f night. A suit to recover assets was filed in the circuit court saturday by Lawrence Barnett trustee in bankruptcy of the estate of James e. Wilson bankrupt against j. A and Bessie Auerbach. The petition states that on june i 1925, James e. Wilson was in a j paged in the mercantile business in Sedalia at fifteenth Street and Osage Avenue at a which time he was insolvent and unable to his Bills. The petition states that goods amounting to $7,845.63 were purchased by or. Wilson Wixom the petition alleges did not intend to for same. The petition alleges moreover that in furtherance of a conspiracy the said James f. Wilson upon obtaining Possession of the said goods delivered them to the defendants j. B. And Bessie Auerbach whom it states knew the goods had been Frau Dently obtained from the said credit and who placed it with their Stock of goods and disposed of same. The defendant states he has never been paid As trustee in bankruptcy for the value of the goods and he asks judgment for $7,945.63. The amount of goods delivered to the t plaintiff by Wilson and which amount has been lost for the Benefit of the creditors of Wilson. A. L. Shortridge E. Kennedy and Frank Armstrong Are attorneys for the plaintiff. Wilson and Auerbach with Fred Benz attorney have been found guilty in the Federal court of conspiracy to defraud the government and Wilson is at the present time serving a sentence in the Buchanan county jail. Auerbach and Benz Are to be sentenced the latter part of the month. Through a Deal closed the latter part of the week Joseph Buckley of St. Louis and Edward Buckley of Sedalia both sons of or. And mrs. Michael Buckley of Lamonte. Have purchased the Danforth garage building in Bunceton and will open the establishment in the future. The Brothers in addition to a regular garage and repair service station will conduct a Chevrolet Agency. Fred Rush Home from Missouri Pacific Hospital Fred e. Rush of 1107 South Maniteau Avenue returned from the Missouri Pacific Hospital at St. Louis Friday night after being there for the past five weeks following an operation. Or. Rush will be confined to his near Home for several weeks but is Able to have visitors. Amp masonic notice Granite Lodge no. 272 a. F. Amp a. M., will meet in special communication monday evening april 25, at 7 of clock for examination in the by a. And work in the degree of fellow Craft. Aufu Ello crafts Are fraternally invited. F. E. Brown. W. S. B. Kennon. Secretary. Officer halted suspect by firing twice. Clarence Dickerson claiming his Home As Kansas City w As arrested about Midnight last night by officer w. J. Collins As a suspicious character. Officer Collins approached Dickerson who was with to o other men who escaped on North Lamine Avenue and started to take him to the City jail when Dickerson made a run trying to elude the officer. Officer Collins giving Pursuit shot twice into the ground near the Stanley Coal Yard and the prisoner then gave himself up. He is being held in the City jail pending investigation. Black Beauty Lump goal $6.50 per ton in Load lots. Single ton $6.90 we want you to try this Coal today. Then you will w or i let us fill your bin this summer. Loveland fuel amp feed co. Call 228 main and Lamine streets i meeting saturday held by teachers the Community teachers association met in regular session saturday morning in the auditorium of the Smith Cotton High school the president mrs. L. F. Ritchie presiding. The business routine was carried out and miss Hallie hoi is Ley of Broadway school was elected As Delegate to the National education Al association meeting to be held in Seattle wash., in june. The musical feature consisted of several selections by the girls glee club of Washington school. The meeting was then turned Over to Heber u. Hunt superintendent of schools who introduced i or. Quisenberry of the faculty of the University of Missouri who addressed the teachers. His sub i Jet w As a improved methods of i teaching pupils How to pre school study class. I the pre school study class of Prospect school will meet at the Home of mrs. Fred Keek 1406 West fourth Street b riday afternoon april 29, at 2 30 of clock. This will probably be the last meeting of the year and an excellent program has been arranged. The first feature of the program will be the discussion of a most important question a when and How shall i Tell my child the Story of life a led by mrs. W. A. Richter. At 3 30 of clock Rev. H. U. Campbell will review the remaining chapter of the study Book. A social hour will follow. Those desiring any information about the study class May Call mrs. Richter phone 2092. A by a auxiliary. The ladies auxiliary to the y. C. A. Will meet at the Home of mrs. W. O. Stanley 820 West Broadway at 2 30 of clock wednesday afternoon. Haitung society. The Haitung missionary society of the first methodist episcopal Church will meet at the Church wednesday afternoon with mrs. Old Whitmire and mrs. W. W. Dittmer hostesses. D. W. Markham school of music t teaching band and orchestra music master Cornet teacher studio�?307 Short bldg. Fridays and saturdays of each week the non pressing system 1 study the Markham Way a of Gar-1 families i will in j of farm area 23.�?six we Ere or a a hoboes to offer vaudeville acts Vav. C. T. U. The w. C. T. U. Will meet at 2 30 of clock tuesday afternoon. April 26, at the y. C. A. All Are Welcome. Please phone items to 1002 you and your Friend Smelser school ends its term tie Ana i anger. Reel ions from on the missis Phis the danger have mss these i planes. Up above Mem Point appears to flan. Kyd a but the Missouri levee at de to More than Friday marked the close of a i very successful year of work of it a i the Smelser school. At to a. A the commencement exercises were i held mrs. J. L. Mccurdy made the i graduating address and presented j the diplomas to the two graduates i Florence Kroft and Era Barlish. Parents and Etoile Park to partake Basket dinner. The spent in entertain a special matinee program will be presented at the Sedalia theatre next tuesday according to Frank Cassil manager of the Universia houses Here. Since next tuesday is a a Hobo Day at the local High school the students have arranged to put on a special program at the matinee. A variety of acts will be offered. This is in line with an annual custom of the Sedalia theatre in allowing the a a hoboes a to put on their own vaudeville at the matinee on a Hobo afterwards Dren Wen of a sum i afternoon ment for new it time. And mrs. Werner e. Botts of 237 South Park Avenue and or. And mrs. James Long of 400 blast seventh Street Are enjoying a few Day s visit with friends in St. Which place they will return in Law from sunday. Mrs. E. Sharp arrived saturday afternoon from san Antonio. Texas for a few weeks visit with her daughter mrs. A. P. Chappell of 2400 South Ohio Avenue. Miss Julia Combs fourth Street and Park Avenue is spending the week end in St. Louis As the guest of miss Ruth Stinson. Or. A. J. Campbell had As his guest at the country club opening last night Bis brother Lee Campbell an architect of los Angeles calif., who is visiting relatives in Sedalia and Clinton. Mrs. Jerome Wexler and children. Allan Marjorie and Natalie of Chicago arrived saturday for a weeks visit with her parents or. And Louis j mrs. J. Waldman 1102 West fourth Street. For business Good suggest rims or taste and the glasses with no rims at All. Present Mode Light weight they Are lighter neater and afford wider Fields of vision than do the heavy rimmed glasses. You will find a variety of frames and mountings Here that insures pleasing selection. White Gold meeting the new and frames Are for less conspicuous blend better with the in r Liu a glasses face. Stings Mand that los i Wai team Ece her ii miss Weed in Waldman beaut inlay evening f to Kansas Poindexter of the r Shoppe left Sal or a visit in Wichi to teachers cd miss Helen Koegler Sedalia the past year Schielser school and Tickamyer Rogers of lege. Of route 5. Teacher of mrs. Ethel 601 East j George t. Lively Lawrence s. Geiger optometrists. Ormond amp Klueber optical co

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