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The Mobile News Item (Newspaper) - May 12, 1927, Mobile, AlabamaPack eighteenth Mobile news item thursday mat 12, 1927 Pensacola Bay Bridge measure is presented senator Caro offers Bill in Florida legislature which opens Way for construction of Span. Pensacola fi., May 12.�? in the state Senate at Jallali Asaree this afternoon a substitute Bill which authorises the construction of a Bridge across Pensacola Hay waa introduced by state senator Caro at the Raquel of the Hoard of county commissioners according to advices received Here. This measure gives the right to any corporation to construct the Bridge As planned by the Dupont interests and does not give the right for the privilege to any one party. The substituted Hill was introduced because of a report that another measure giving certain interests a right to build and construct a toll Bridge would have been placed before the legislators and in the original shape would Likely have no opposition. Pleased Over election school Board officials were jubilant today Over Success of the Bond election which guarantees More and better schools. William. Tyler superintendent of Public instruction said today the Success of the election should he Given to the Loyal teachers and school patrons. The first announced majority of 8� votes was unchanged today after the official canvass had Boon taken. Wai on punch boards confiscation of a solid automobile Load of gambling paraphernalia followed the arrest of two strangers today who showed up in the City court and Cash Bonds of $50 Bonds each were forfeited. In this connection older went out from the City and county today to discourage the. Operation of punch hoards in the City. General news notes quite a number of local so rinses Are signing up to make the trip to Jacksonville for the big ceremonial to Lake place there june 2. Many of them will make the journey by motor on the strength of a report from members of the state Road department that the Highway across the state is in an excellent condition. Precautions were taken today to guard against any outbreak off hydrophobia and a special officer was detailed by the police commissioner to round up All unlicensed dogs which might he found in the City and see that they Are properly tagged a High priced automobile which had been stolen from a cd Olsen of brew ton was recovered today from a negro named Jake Watson who is also facing charge of reckless driving. Possession of the expensive machine by the negro aroused suspicion. The Call for a meeting of the Sherman Post of the a a. A. R. Was issued today to take place Friday afternoon when arrangements will be made for the nation so memorial Day exercises. Or. I. F. Fahey representing the United states Bureau of animal Industry arrived today and is investigating the Uve Stock situation in this Section. His original itinerary was for visiting in Mississippi hut flood conditions forced him to change. Delegates from the grand Lodge of Odd Fellows at Winter Haven fla., have All returned and they will present the report of the convention at a meeting to be Sid thursday night. Lodge from All parts of the county will he represented at this session to get the Benefit of said report. When Arthur blokes of red Rock okla., goes to trial for the murder of or. Airy Mcrown his wife will he a witness for him. She is expected to testify that or. Mcquown tried to make love to her that she told her husband that blokes warned Mcquown to leave town within 24 hours and after a sleepless night shot the physician the next Day when he saw him on the Street. Or. And mrs. Blokes Are shown above. Negro spiritualists awakened when crude Ark fails to float Reiss enjoys biggest Sale on anniversary special police marshal crowds at opening of store event. A the biggest Sale in the history of our store a is Bow Norman Relsa Secretary of Quot a Reissi great thoroughfare a characterised the 25tb anniversary Sale opening this morning a we wish to apologise to the Public for being unable to give them proper service. We have engaged 50 extra sales girls but we found this morning that these were inadequate to handle the demand of hundreds of when the doors of the shop were opened this morning approximately 600 people were waiting for admittance. That number had been multiplied by ten before noon according to or. Reiss. Special policemen were maintained at All entrances to marshal the crowds. The sales personnel i was kept at full Speed All morning and evidences of a much busier afternoon were pointed out by or. Rests. A Call 5200�?� now for offices in county building a five two hundreds is the number of the county Bell phone Exchange which was placed in operation in the courthouse this morning. The Exchange will connect with All offices in the courthouse also the county jail building the Telephone Exchange is located in a front office of the courthouse formerly used by the county tax assessor. Miss Mary Hughes has been named As the operator in charge. Sheriff Pat Byrne will continue to use Bell phones 594 and 24 in addition to the Exchange service. Memphis tenn., May 12.�?exhorted by their Parson a Community of negroes in the lowlands near Parkin Ark., emulated the example of Noah when they heard the flood was approaching and hastily built themselves an Ark. Into the crude vessel they crowded themselves and All their worldly belonging including chickens dogs cats and two mules. While they thus waited for the flood they spent the time in prayer and rejoicing led by the Parson in spirited revival services. The flood came hut the Ark re a Hundred leaks in the a caulked Hull and with the flood a foot and a half deep on the floor off the Flat bottomed Craft the unfaithful ones evacuated to a nearby railway embankment. Prom this Refuge they exhorted the remainder to flee. Finally All were Safe on the embankment where the Colony took up abode in a string of Box cars. Confirmation of the building of the Ark and its failure to breast t it flood came to red Cross Headquarters from Relief workers in the Field Earl Kilpatrick assistant director of disaster fused to float. Water poured in from Relief in charge of the territory said. Bu1u Pasca to Glare Are musical. 5aqoula, miss., May 12.�? the variety music store. 832 del maa Avenue was burglarized tuesday neg he two suit Case Victrola a 160 phonograph records two ukuleles and some smaller articles were stolen. The same night mrs. Cowan s millinery store at 884 Delmas Avenue was entered but nothing waa missing except a Small Box of pennies. A leapt family tree card up. May 12�? a the distinction of possessing four Grout grand mothers. Four great grand fathers two grandmothers and two grandfathers belongs to miss Muriel Miller daughter of or. And mrs. George Miller of Cathays. This record Means that four generations on the mothers and fathers sire Are living. N06ales scene of Mexico s latest revolt yaqui indians demand surrender of Small Border town town prepare defense. Nogales arlz., May 12.�?</p a sleepy Dusty town just below the International Boundary became the Center of Mexico a latest revolutionary movement today As it awaited the arrival off a rebel Indian army Bent on ita capture while the Bills around bristled with the Cannon of government troops. Chief Lula Maux Riding at the head of the yaqui redmen has demanded that the Border town of Nogales Sonora surrender to his rebel army before sunday. Although no confirmation of this could be obtained from mexican off Ida la Adolfo do la Huerta former provisional president of Mexico whom the Yaquis have proclaimed As their Leader stated in i of Angeles that to had verified the demand. Opposing the rebels who apparently have engaged in several skirmishes with Federal troops below Nogales is general Manso said to have approximately 4.000 men available at Nogales and nearby towns. Observers on the american Side of the line last night counted fourteen gun emplacements on the Hills about the town and about 700 men actively engaged in perfecting defense works. Matur. Is believed to have about. .1,000 warriors. Farmers urge tax exempt Gas for farm usa6e delegation of Montgomery men Call on legislative body to protest against tax As unfair. Fishery plants to begin Here by september 1 officers of Chesapeake concerns due Here next week for visit. On the Amazon River and its tributaries at Low water a fair sized launch can sail More than 55.000 mile by known Waterways at High water double that dance recital pupils of Naomi Davis Webb a in theatre May 14, 1927, 3 30 p. M. Admission 50 cents no reserved seats Montgomery. Ala., March 12.�? Mem hers of the Alabama legislature wednesday were urged by a delegation of Montgomery Farmers to make some provision whereby gasoline used in farm tractors and in other farm machinery May be exempted from the state gasoline tax of four cents. The delegation was headed by l. G. Dug gee chairman of the legislative committee of the Montgomery county farm Bureau and l. A. Edmundson Extension director for Montgomery county. Letters were presented from Many states showing that gasoline used on. The farms and not used in propelling vehicles on the Public highways la Ell her exam. Pled from the payment of i he lax or provision As made for the refund off the lax after it has been paid into the slate Treasury. Or. Dugger who acted As spokes Man for the delegation pointed out that gasoline is one of the most important factors in the Success of agriculture since Many farm machines. Including tractors Are now in use. He contended that it is unfair to Levy a tax on the gasoline used. In them farm machines because they never go upon the Public highways and the intent off the Law levying a. Gasoline tax is to make use of the Revenue so obtained in the construction and maintenance off highways. He also pointed out that the Farmers now pay a gasoline lax used on their motor vehicle on the Public highways which would continue to be paid. Or. Dugger stated his investigations had shown that the refunds to the Farmers Are not great when compared with the total gasoline collected. In Missouri where i5.738.83ft.69 wan collected As a gasoline tax last year the total refund to Farmers wan $118,-017.57. Maine collected fl.655.0w and refunded $62,000 to the Farmers Michigan which collected a gasoline tax of $9.929,000 last year returned about $250,000 to the Farmers. Iowa used $288,864 in refunds and administration of the Law which put into the state Treasury $8,249,297. The delegation told members of the legislature who gathered in the informal conference that Alabama Farmers have found the gasoline tax on the Power used on their farms had become a great Burden and in some instances amounted to six per cent of the total amount obtained from their farm com mod it les. The recess committee on agriculture which will be in recess until next monday will be urged by the delegation to give consideration to the proposal and to work with the recess committee on finances and taxation. In break is near in levee Banks at Des glasses engineers abandon Hope of saving sugar Delta of la. From flood. New Orleans la. May 12.�?up a under the pressure of steadily rising Backwater the Bayou Des Gladsea levees were holding Early today but with warnings out that a Crevasse might occur at any moment. Throughout the night citizens and labourers filled sandbags to Stop the flow of water through hastily constructed Topping and to raise higher the Dyke Between Bordelonville and Sarto 125 Miles on an air line Northwest of Here and. On the West Side of the Atchafalaya River from the Mississippi flood Relief Headquarters at Baton Rouge were notified last night that the water had nearly reached the top of the Dyke and army engineers expressed the belief that before Nightfall flood Waters would be cascading Over the top if a Crevasse did not occur before then. Livestock in the threatened area has been removed to safety and ail residents have moved to higher ground except the 1,000 or i Ore determined men who sent out word earlier this week Quot if it goes out it will go out with us on top of while outside the area plans have gone steadily Forward for Relief in event of a Crevasse the citizens have stoutly declared they would hold Back the flood Waters. A Rescue Fleet has been concentrated at strategic Points and to prevent loss of life. A Crevasse at the threatened Point within the next 24 hours would cause much of the flood Waters from the Arkansas Breaks and tie Winter quarters of Cabin Teele crevasses to be diverted Down the Atchafalaya Basin bringing some measure of re Lief to the main Mississippi River levees. A smallpox epidemic in the Brieff River Section of Northeast Louisiana was feared according to miss Winifred Callaban red Cross Relief worker in charge of the refugee Camps at Harrisonburg Sicily Island and to Bonehart. Who flew to Natchez mlsa., yesterday for vaccine Points and anti typhoid prophylaxis serum. Fifteen thousand refugees Are now a Flag cared for in the three Camps she paid and this number is increasing rapidly. Miss Callahan said that 20 cases of smallpox were discovered by Rescue Crews in the Bouef River Section but that All cases were in one House where negroes were marooned. In a two Story building. The victims were isolated and placed under medical care. Ten thousand smallpox vaccine Points and 10,000 units of typhoid serum were carried Back to the area by miss Callahan today. All Telephone and Telegraph communication with that area has been severed miss Callahan said rising Waters from the Cabin Teele and Winter quarters crevasses necessitated the evacuation of All refugees concentrated at to Neaville but plenty of boats were available to remove them to Harrisonburg Sicily Island and Rhinehart. The Crest off the flood was along the lower Edge of Madison Parish today and moving slowly toward old River where it is expected Between May 20 and May 25. According to government weather Bureau officials. From Angola South thousands continued to strengthen the levees in preparation for the final moult of the Muela Tappi alter As the flood water from crevasses North of there return to the River by Way of old River. Chesapeake Bay fishery concern which have announced their intention of establishing an important Branch in Mobile will be in operation Here by september 1, according to Captain Carl Ward in the City representing the Maryland firms. Definite plans Are expected to be announced following the visit Here next week of several officers of the Chesapeake Flynn. The Maryland interest expect to make oysters their main product Ward declared but also we uld handle crabs shrimp Terrapin Catfish Pom Pano Mullet sea Trout red snapper angelfish bluefish croaker drum red. And Black flounders grunts King Whiting Sheepshead Spanish Mackerel spots Blue runner and hardhat. Quot if it. Swims the sea we have it a la the slogan carried on the letterheads of one of the Chesapeake concern represented by Captain Ward he Aid. The warehouse under option to the interest coming Here is located on Mobile River within Mobile City limit. Boats from Mississippi sound would Dock at this warehouse Toledo apparently will be but a memory following two killing blows directed at be sport wednesday in Cuya hoga and Summit to Netiea. Following Cuya hoga county sheriff e. C. Hanratty so a ultimatum that he would a use All. Men and Means at is disposal to enforce the Law against bling a including betting at tracks a word came 22 indictment a against oper Tom of fart Mutual Chines at Northampton fart men were named and each Facen charges Selling tickets on a gun Chance and gambling. Miss Ai ice Quot balls is the latest Beauty to visit the United states. She is Quot miss Honolulu a and was photographed upon her arrival in los Angel a Harbor. Harahan examined in c. Amp o. Case 200 used balloon tires in All popular sizes at racing doomed in med irn Northern Ohio Cleveland May 12.�?horse Rae ing in Northern Ohio with the possible exception of fort Miami track at bargain prices Quigley a tire store 54 government st. Bell 15 m a a special showing of summer hats reduced prices hats Washington. May 12.�?upi--w. J. Harahan president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad underwent Cross exam natio today before the interstate Commerce commission on All j of the statements of the Chesapeake i and Ohio management in favor of consolidation of that Railroad with the Erie and Pere Marquette systems. Or. Harahan Hart declared the Erie shop facilities would advantageously supplement the Chesapeake and Ohio plants. Henry w. Anderson attorney for minority Chesapeake and Ohio stockholders contesting the merger sought to show that the Chesapeake and Ohio was capable of building and equipping and shops to repair and maintain its equipment and while the witness agreed that Bis Road had plenty of funds he protested that it had invested $64,000,000 in recent years in betterment. Quot this $64.000,000 went for other things than shops Quot or. Harahan said Quot because we concluded that we would earn a greater return by providing these other Home use of Erie shop facilities for Chesapeake and Ohio repairs has already been made. It appeared from the interchange of questions and answers. Or. Anderson suggested that it was not necessary for the Chesapeake and Ohio to buy Complete control of the Erie in order to obtain such service and or. Harahan agreed but insisted that the control would be of advantage. Well help you select the right gift for a. The deserving graduates. The Sweet june Bride. The overseas travellers first last and All the time wardrobe trunks and hand Luggage and done to Overlook purses Bill folds and hand bags military and dressing sets key cases o Nite cases writing portfolios leather bound booklets. But what a the use we can to begin to enumerate Here you la have to see them and. We re glad to show. Mobile trunk co. St. Emanuel Street the one reliable and Only exclusive Luggage shop on the coast originators of Mobile made $75,000.00 in 10 Days e the most gorgeous array of summer hats at remarkably re d used prices every hat in this Sale is Beautiful and Rich in color and right up to the minute in style. You will have to come and see for yourself what bargains we Are offering. Windows in so 224 Dauphin st. Were $12.50. Now $8.50 were $10.00. Now $7.50 were $ 8.50, now $5.95 were $ 7.50, now $4.95 were $ 5.00, now $3.95 were $ 3.95, now $2.00 Minnery Salon second floor preparing some form of exemption or refund. More Fay for Jubo a. Circuit judges will be granted an increase of on thousand dollars annually in their salaries and will be allowed $500 annually for expense while holding court in the counties of i heir circuits other than their Home counties under a legislative proposal adopted fax the recess judiciary committee wednesday. This Means an increase from $4.000 to $5,000 annually and additional compensation of $500 because they Are not now allowed any expense. ,. The judiciary committee voted adversely on the proposal for an increase in the salaries of circuit solicitors who Are now paid $3,600 annually. They received an increase from $2,400 when they began their new terms january it and the Corn Muttee reached the conclusion that this amount is sufficient since they Are permitted to engage in the practice of Law when such practice does not interfere with their duties As prosecuting officers. A another decision of far reaching importance of the judiciary wednesday afternoon was the adoption of a proposal which. If enacted into Law will prevent any solicitor Deputy solicitor or Law partner off a solicitor or Deputy solicitor from appearing As an attorney in any divorce Case and from appearing As attorney in any civil Case which has been brought into court to a result off me commission of a crime. Under the proposal of the recess committee a penalty will he imposed on any prosecuting officer or any Law partner of a prosecuting officer who handles any part a of a civil Case which has resulted of from a criminal trial. A _ d. T. Ware of Randolph wednesday afternoon made a motion to reconsider the action of the committee in voting to make the transcript off evidence the Bill of exceptions on Appeal to a higher court. Vote on this recommendation waa Token tuesday afternoon. Representative Ware announced that he had changed his mind and believed the committee should reconsider its action. A a a toss oppose change in Law employers of labor in Alabama appealed to the recess judiciary committee wednesday afternoon not to pro Poso any changes in the workmen s compensation apr particularly the sections which prescribe the amounts that shall be paid for the death and injury of workmen and which designate the number of weeks that compensation must be paid to dependents or to injured apology Aff Cantile we Oiler our sincere apologies to a Many Folk who could not get waited on during the Early hours of our 25th anniversary Sale. We had looked for quite a. Great crowd to this Sale of Fine merchandise and had employed extra sales Opl to care for your needs but never in our fondest expectations had we looked for the immense response that greeted us upon the opening of our store this morning. This condition was. Immediately remedies a Call was sent out for More help and now we Are fully prepared to take care of your needs promptly during this ten Day Sale in which we will go far Over our Mark of $75,000 from present indications. Come every Day during this Sale there will be something you want and better still will mean savings to you. We thank each and every one of you for the wonderful patience and. Courtesy shown during the Early Rush and we can assure those that did not get waited on. This morning that there is plenty of Good new merchandise for you at prices so Low they amaze. We thank you a

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