The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 40, No. 268, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 10, 1931 Page: 1 of 6
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VOLUME 40, NO. 268.
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EL RENO, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1931.
UNITED PRESS SERVICE
SINGLE COPY, 3 CENTS
He Saw 'Today
PLANS ARE NEAR
rT"‘HE eastern sky resembling
* a beautiful quality of red
and blue changeable taffeta at
7:15 n, m.
.Jay Cee Drive for Funds
Continues With Over
150 Trees Sold
Miss .Margaret Fischer, ago
9. is now receiving the El Reno
Daily Tribune as a Christinas
present from one of her near
relatives. Margaret stated she
would rather have tli" paper
than anything she could think
oft Now ain't that smnpin
Preparations for the extensive |
Trades Day Christinas Celebra-
tion to be held Dec. 19 in El Reno i
were nearing completion Thursday j
as the junior clpimber of com-!
inerce continued its drive to raiue
the $501) fund necessary for the
The El Reno business district
was taking on a real Christmas
atmosphere with more than 150
trees sold by the junior chamber
of commerce set out In front of
the majority of local stores, as
well as the elaborate Yuletlde
decorations in the windows of the
A caravan of covered wagons
smoke putting out of the first
one -children peeping out of
the second and attached to the
rear of the last one was a
dilapidated top buggy with a
coop of Rhode Island Red
chickens in flic seat.
Civic Leaders Officially
Greet Flyers of Un-
AS CONGRESS CONVENED
Although the cooperation and'
tlm response to the drive lias been
splendid, the funds to properly
stage lin celebration is still short
about $100, according to the re-
port of Morris Stock, president of
the junior chamber and in charge
of the campaign.
The arrangements for the cele-
bration including the securing of
Santa Claus, his sicigh, the muni-
cipal Christmas tree, 3,000 sacks
of candy to be distributed to the
5,001) in Demonstration;
Too Mild Policy Blamed
Shanghai, Dec. lo (>P)—Barbed
wire barricades went up in Shang-
hai's streets today as upwards of
5,000 students, protesting that the
government’s Manchurian policy
....... . , , i was too mild, imprisoned ihe
kiddies on Dec. 19 are being cone i .
,i i.„ tiw. c-i ii„..„ i,u1uii„..J ‘ »»■“*»« m“y°r in his office and
raided the rooms of other muni-
Some of Ihe disturbances occur-
pleled by tlie El Reno Ratullcrs
association, organisation sponsor-
ing the affair.
In Ihe event the chamber of. , ....
............ . ... , ,, . red near the rrench concession
commerce committee tails to con . -
lad any firm or person desiring
j ami French authorities immediate-
A milling crowd of more than a j
thousand people gathered at the [
Fort Reno landing field at noon I
Thusday to gain their first glimp- j
se of the remarkable autogiru I
which visited El Reno on a 27,000 i
mile tour of the country.
Thousands of other people from
over the county paused from their
regular toils to look into the air
and watch the antics and unusu-
al performance of the giro with
Pilot Frank Faulkner at the con-
trols. Accompanying Faulkner is
ills mechanic, M. Zugermayer.
Faulkner thrilled the throng of
spectators by putting ‘his craft
through every kiud of an aero-
nautical stunt, with the overhead
propeller permitting the plane to
rise and drop witli practically no
sidewise or forward movement.
A group of El Reno chamber of
commerce and civic leaders of-
ficially greeted the giro party.
A luncheon at the Southern Hotel
was held at noon following the
arrival of the party which Is be-
ing sponsored by tile Beechnut
Mounted police were stationed
around the landing field at the
Fori under the supervision of Col.
James E. Shelley.
T. E. Shepherd and Joseph
Skinner, representatives of the
company, arrived in El Reno early
Thursday to make final arrange-
Did You Hear
"THE only certain thing about
* any controversy Is that
about half of the smart men
Fashions change hut apples
are still good to pull teeth.
We saw a surprised look on the
face of one of the younger
genera,Ion today wh n a tooth
remained Imbedded In the ap-
ple after a huge bite.
Cliff Skinner is not In favor
of the initiative measures.
The final proof of freedom
from vanity is not to give a
darn what the barb r does to
Proposes Revival of Com-
mission in Submitting
WKfifMHSI . _________
Congress met In Its seventy-second regular session at noon .Monday and this picture was taken
as ihe Rev. J. S. Montgomery led prayer in the tl mse of Representatives.
' |)IMF in itatf
WILL BROADCAST SHOWS DECREASE
Washington, Dec. V0. |/P) -De-
claring the debtor nations can-
not pay, President Hoover asked
congress today lo provide for
"temporary adjustments" in the
war debts of Europe to the Unit-
in a message submitting tho
June moratorium for ratification,
he proposed revival of the com-
mission which funded these debts,
"As we approach the new year
it is clear that a number of
the governments Indebted to us
will he unable to meet further
j payments to us in full pending
--- tecovery in their economic life.”
Injunction Move Against;
B i Therefore It will be necessary
in some cases to make still fur-
NIT PREVENT HE
Japan Okays Resolution
of League and Briand
Tokyo, Dec. lu </p>—Both the!
Still Hangs Fire
Oklahoma City. Dec. Id t/R)-
Liague oi Nations councils Man- vVhlle the state supreme court
•- ’ --- [oil it were understood today to ,lon move the initiative
.. r.. ... , , . , be acceptable to Japan. election called by Governor Mur-
I riCC I nOIUpson to tip- I hphthci Kl, t yphoid 1\C*| Official dispatches from Paris ray. Ihe chief executive today
_Im 1 ♦ 1», t,,/] Vtnoc.,,11-nc nn.uJ M1 of'n J Intimated M. Briand agreed to| reiterated IBs declaration that "no
pose Initiated -Measures ported in ( anadian ( O. I delete the "bandit clause" from conn can prevent the election,"
___ " _ I his declaration, leaving Ambasua- Dec. 18.
[dor Yoshizawa to make a separate! “After the election is held and
Price Thompson, prominent Ca- Contagious diseases with tne ex-[reservation ou It. | lhe action by ihe people had. jaction by the world at 1 arge to
ther temporary adjustments," ho
The foreign debt commission
would go into the debts question
in the light of "the present eco-
nomlc emergency," and make re-
coin me ndat ions to congress.
leading off with these recom-
mendations, the message touched
upon American relations with
much of the rest of the world.
Mr. Hoover ranged from Man-
churia to Mexico, and from the
St. Lawrence waterway to Para-
guay. He uguln urged adherence
lo Ihe world court, and vigorous
lo aid in the project, thoy are
My established military patrols and ment for the lauding of the uni- nadlan county farmer, will ad-lception or scarlet fev^r were on i It was reported here that a lhen Nvm bo Hnu. eI10|,_h l0 „ ’! curb armaments.
I. ...,* —r. .. 1,.«............. .. »• .1 : I ; .. I K .. .1 I : .. .. .I...... 1 m'Mtuiao Inis ............1 1'.. . •' 1 I
urged to communicate with E. It.
closed the streets leading to the due craft.
Kelso, president of the Retailers!‘ “"T*10" WU" l,ar',L‘d w,re l,ar-
association. | r ca es.
One group of students Interrupt-
ed service over Ihe Shanghai-
Nanking railway, stormed the sta-
tion a few miles outside of
Shanghai, destroyed traffic sig-
J mils and set fire to a bridge.
Move on Mayor
| A group of S.nnn student* moved .
on the mayor's office In the]
Chinese section and held him)
I prisoner because he refused their
dress a large group of radio lls-ithe decline over the state during; Promise lias been secured from | u|,()„ vau«|lty of the laws" lie said
Despile the misty, condition of teners at 12:30 o'clock Friday the past week, according to the!*(*ague quarters that no other
in a signed article in Ihe Blue
Sane A-ms Limitations
"No discouragements should be
Hie air. Pilot Faulkner arrived1 afternoon on the four initiated morbidity report released by Dr. j nation except China would com-1 valley Farmer, his week I v news- Permitted to turn the world from
1 ■« i U » ..!»■» i, • m M ,i li ii iii* uiiKoil. Vf 11 s H n I, Kills, mins n nnl innelf nl f ' \ t DLlIm kn.iUV lllPIlt fill 1 hll Ijtluftluun euansnnlliiH i ' • . ■ . ,
RUES TW! FOR
MRS. W. HUTCHENS
in the city at noon as per sched-
ule. The giro proceeded to Okla-
homa City where it was to per-
form at the municipal airport for
the remainder of the afternoon.
Murray bills over a network of C. M. Bilby, state health com- ment on the Japanese reservation.
.'*»*% Illness Fatal lo
El Reno Woman
Final rites for Mrs. Katherine
Hutchens, .in, who died Tuesday
arrested in previous demonstra
thins against the government's
policy in the controversy with
The imprisoned students were
released late today, after which
Ihe mayor was granted his lib-
Oklahoma broadcasting stations, missioner.
according to H. C. Skinner, dis- Cases of disease in Canadian
trict worker for the Citizens Lea- county reported were three of
gue. diphtheria and one of typhoid
The state-wide hookup will fever, the survey revealed.
I consist of radio stations WKY Only 90 cases of diphtheria
| KVOO, KFJK and KCRO. were reported In Oklahoma lhe l
The former county legislator in i past seven days compared with ’
| opposition of the proposed mean-1101 for the previous week. The!
ures to lie voted on Dec. 18. His typhoid fever total declined from1 ------
address as well as those of man* ! 32 to 29 cases, while small pox' .
cither widely recognized leader, dropped from 10 cases to but one. Albert E. SllXey, 77, Slll'-
| over the state is being arrang' d ] Scarlet fever showed the only
I sane and reasonable limitations
Murray announced bluntly thal of ar,,,s* he said.
she pesident asked legislative
the election “will he held on De-| "Kisiam"
cemher 18" and added it was! sauc,w" f°r 'he moratorium with-
al her home, 815 South Miles erty.
avenue, were conducted Thurs-I Advices from Nanking said the
tiny morning at the ( liristiun students demonstrating there* now
Important Session to Be
the Oklahoma Citizens increase with 45 cases this week
.compared with 39 for the previous
I "important that everybody go to:
j the polls."
Funds Tied Up
However. State Auditor Frank
j Carter, expressed belief that funds
for the election "are now lied
up" us a result of the court’s
order yesterday making Carter
and tlie stute election hoard
"parties defendant" in the injunc-
tion application. The iujunclion
(Continued ou page six)
I’ellmtnary plans for the Joint
Is sought by the Citizens' League,
BRIDGE TO RESUME -- Word was received here Tliura- organisation formed to oppose the
New Y'ork, Dec. Hi (/Pi After! DOCTOR PASSES AWAY ! day by H. K. Ricker that his for- 8°vernor's initiative measures.
| a night watchman’s holiday pro-[ Jerusalem. ().. (IP) I)r. (1. \V. mer Real Estate partner. Albert! In Carter's opinion thp court
poneiils of rival systems of con-1 Stewart. 81. last of Monroe conn- E. Saxey, 77, for many years a1 order, Issued by a five to four
Seek to Prove Ousted
Governor in Fraud
church with Rev. It. If. Hilde- numbered many thousands, most district Legion and Auxiliary con
hi ami officiating.
Mrs. Hutchens, the wife of Will
Hutchens, died following a lengthy
Of whom were demanding that ventlon here Jan. II will be for-
tract bridge will resume their ty's "country doctors," died here j resident of El Reno, died in Ba-
marullion challenge match tonight, recently. For fil years Dr. Stewart , kersfield, California.
I drove his horse through snow and | Mr. Saxey, with his family was
SCALE WAR DEBT
heat to see his patients; he scoff- located at Riverside. Calif., where
Dr Wellington Koo, foreign min j initiated at 8 o'clock at the reg-
ister. resign and that President ular bi-weekly meeting of the El Washington. Dec. lu </Pi Tim ed at the automobile and kept he was taken suddenly ill and
illness. Interment was in lhe El Chlang Kai-Shek proceed Immedl-! Reno American Legion, Guy French government has formally j his horse am! buggy until lie made! rushed to the Bakersfield liospi-
Reno cemetery with Ihe B mon lately northward "to save Man-' Knarr, post commander, aunounc- notified lhe United States of its; his last call. Those who knew him! ml.
Funeral home in charge. j chtirlH from the Japanese." led. ' position tliut reparations revision (said lie had the first qualifies-j When in El Reno he had taken
Mrs. Hutchens leaves besides --- ---- All members of the local post must he accompanied by a coalitions for tbe old-time country i a prominent part In the activities
her husband, a foster daughter. Miss lad* Estep. 21] North are urged to attend this Important putative scaling down of war doctor he blended medicine and I of the Presbyterian church with
Miss Beatrice Walker, of the! Rock Island avenue, was an Okla-! session. Mr. Knarr said. | debts. ‘a kindly philosophy. [which denomination he held the
vote, prevents, at least tempor-
arily. expenditure of funds for the
A spec-ini meeting of the elec-
tion board was called for this
afternoon by Reford Bond. Chick-
Oklahoma City, Dec. Ill (/J*i
Culling to tlie witness stand addi-
tional investors in the Universal
Oil and (las company, the govern-
ment went on today with tin*
aslia, chairman, to decide the »tor.v hj Which It seek** to prove
hoard's course. A contract for the
ballots aiieady has been let.
J. ('. iJack) Walton, ousted Ok
lulioum "oVernor, and nine other
home; three sisteis. Mrs. Her-j huma City visitor Thursday,
irude Dove, Mr*. Mary Splksr,
and Miss Anna Sechten, all of
Oklahoma City, and u brother,
Charles Sechten, of Gresham,
Another Well-Known Man of Letters Broadcasting
NERD 10 BE RERE! SP?
RAIL CUT PROBLEMATICAL
Chicago, Dec. 10 (/Pi Union la-
Inn's disposition of the sugge*.
Hon of railway companies Hint j
workers ueeept a voluntary In
pel rent wngr reduction appeared ('hiraim Offirinl lo \fni.i
Deal today as 1,800 dele - n,Ca^° 1(15,1 10 '’L* 1
gales from 21 railroad unions
went Into 21 group meetings.
With Local Group
TO SPONSOR TREE
| Rock Island Diamond 'lull mem-
| tiers of the K| Reno organization
are asked to be at the banquet
room of the Southern Hotel at 4
| o'clock Friday afternoon to greet
|!lielr genera! -sponsor, Miss Bios-1
ihoiii Plumbly, of Chi-ago, 111.
I Prospective members and pnr-
I eii-ta are also urged to lie present
Washington School to""1 ,,Mk" ,l1" acquaintance j
Miss Plumbly, who Is assistant
Give I* r or ram Doc. 21
editor of the Rock Island maga-
zine as well as spoils ir of all Dia-
mond dubs throughout the sys-j
„ ...... , Tho local coin mil tec. Mrs. W. I
.....\rrZ ',r ' ........"T !«• York. Mrs. p. J. Devin and]
\v.....Mrs. u..ss«n M.ci»tn. i< ,ie„imi.s
night of Dee. J4 ut the Booker
A community ('lirlstmits tree
T. Washington seliool by llig Wiley
Hunter post No. IH9.
A special Yuletlde program is
being arranged tor tlie occasion
through tlie cooperation of the!
Legionnaires began a drive
Thursday to solicit funds, clothing
or any appropriate gills which I
will lie distributed to tile less
lorlnnute negro families of tlie
illy Christmas eve, W. It Proctor,
post commander, announced.
Dial a large reptesenlalIon lie mil
hand Friday when Miss 1‘lumby
will outline cliih punts for III*'
LANGUAGE EDITOR DIES
Muskegon, Midi., (LP) Charles
J. Beiikema, 71. who published
a Holland language newspaper
here 43 years ago, la dead. The
pioneer was a mall currier for 42
year*, He was retired by the
government In 1929.
IIV Tile Associated Press
Senate: Receives President Hoo-
ver's debt moratorium messuge
Renew* attempts to name pres-
Idem pro tempore. Special un-
employment llisiirsme committee
testilues hearings, dunking sub-
committee continue siiiily of pro-
posd lotlcrnl reserve net amend-
Mouse; Receives President Hoo-
ver's moratorium luessage. t on-
lllllies debate on tlie president1'
V THUR CHRISTMAS
position as moderator at the
| lime of Ills death. He was also
J active in Masonic circles, liav-
I ing held tlie post of past COW-
i mander of tlie Riverside com-
] mandery number 28, Knight:,'
j - Suivlvlng him are the widow
Mr*. Margaret Saxey, two daugh-
|<> I'm. Mrs. N. F. Sutton, of l.o.i
Angeles, and Mrs. Albert Hayes,
of Omaha. Neb.; one son, Walter
Saxey, of Bakersfield.
Masonic Orders Will
Hold Dance Tonight
Members of the Square and
I Compass club will be liostu to-
; night at another of their winter!
set ies of Informal dances at the]
The election was called by Gov- Pe're,‘>n« “""‘Y
ernor Murray on his Income tax,I Arlhur ,)M,lwood. s "•
land escheat, budget office, and uni1 S' 11 Wahmhoff. Delphos.
free textbook measures. [ ""l"' “dde<l lhelr reclti.li. of In
vestment losses. They said they
were led to buy memberships In
I the company's preorgatiliatlon
i syndicate by glowing promises of
] oil riches coidained in the coni
i pnny's literature.
Similar stories were related yes-
| terdny by Isadore J. Plszaroff. St.
Paul, Minn., hank janitor, and K.
] W. Morris. Galesburg. 111., Jeweler.
--- Walton for a time was president
of the company's preorgnnizathm
Slab Work at Underpass hoard, s. e. j. cox former «««.>•
I elate of Dr. Frederick Cook Iii oil
to Start Soon 1 promotions, one of tlie other dt
] lendants, Is alleged to have boon
ihe “unofficial head" of Hie com-
A finishing touch oil the Im-
provement of U. S. highway t;»i
between El Reno and tlie Texas'
A number of out-of-town guests!
state line whs started tills week;
Mrs. .1. It. Kerrtck. 201 South
Barker avenue, spent the day
' are expected to attend and a good I whfl" highway department ue-
i ('presentation of local Masons Is I K“" "le K''.ve||ng of six blocks of
desired to h present to greet the old r,*hl "r WHV w-"'
ern edge of Weatherford.
Thursday In Oklulioma City,
All Masons, Eastern Star mem-
ber*. girls of tlie Rainbow and
De.Molay are invited to attend
these attain, for which Eddie
I'alcs and ills orchestra have been
se ii red lo furnlsli lhe music.
Cloudy and unsettled, probably
local rain tonight and In east por-
tion Friday; warmer In K-vutb-
east portion tonight; cooler In
West portion Friday.
El lleno Weather
State of weather, mlity.
Sun sots today at 4:37.
Sun tlscs tomorrow at 7:nx.
The new started laying the
gravel at the end of the iiow|
pavement ou No. till at the edge]
of the city limits and will gravel
(lie load lied up to the pavement
on Wenthertoi'd's main street.
Two blocks on Eli’s! street and
"ex- Johnson, Rexroato to Talk
peeled lo be completed within a
Decision to gravel Hits itreteh'
was reached last week when Sam
Hawks, chairman of the state!
highway commission. Inspected highway commissioner, ami Stut •
the strip. Motorists were finding I Senator Tom Rexioate, both of
the stretch a delaying one in wet I Ardmore, will address El Reno
weather. and Canudlan county cltlxena here
The graveled right-of-way will »' * o'clock Saturday night In the
lie used until pavement on tho interests of the Murray IttltiAtad
new route mi No. ««, which will measures, Clyde Matthews, local
for Murray Bills
Roy M. Johnson, former state
jun in a northeuuternly direction! Murray dub official, announced
APPROVE RAIL PROBE from the present one. Is poured. Thursday.
Washington, Dec. In i/lb The 'teluv or slab laying lias resulted Mr. Johnson *»• a member of
Cnuzoip; reso'utlnn to s"'horl»i s '"iiuse of Ineompletlon of an un-j 'be highway eomtniaeloner under
.....ad InvestIgulint' of the eoiull-| >terpe si the IninrsecHon of No.' tne adininisiruflon of former Gov
linn ol the r.itlrools h> n Joint j'Hi and the Rock Island tracks, m nnr Ed Trgpp. Both leadera
congiessloniil committee was up Wo k on the undvrpuss Is sched- have been prominent III political
proved uiiiinlmoiisly today hy the ubul to begin tiiiinodluicly. Mr circles for ssveral yt*ar» and are
<eiuite Interstate commerce com-
Hawks assured Weatherford civic now working In the lutere.cs of
leudets ami dty officials. dhe Murray Nubs.
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