The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 38, No. 128, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 6, 1930 Page: 1 of 8
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UNITED PRESS SERVICE
EL RENO, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 1930
CENTRAL PRESS SERVICE
Irder Made So That Dirt
May He Removed From
Screech Owl Turns
Chimney Sweep; Lan o
In Stove at Calumci
Mrs, P. LaFountain of Calu-
met aenda (his one to the Dally
“1 wonder if anyone has been
as lucky as 1, to have the stove
pipe cleaned by an owl? Our
police dog woke up at 2 a. m.
and, going to the stove, tried
to get in it, thinking there was
a mouse or something inside
the stove. I went back to bed
but the noise in the stove con-
tinued. In the morning the dog
was still guarding the stove and
wanted to get. Inside. Finally,
I thought something might he
in the Btorve und I opened the
door and saw a black ball mov-
ing around, then two large eyes
were turned toward me and I
saw that it was a large screech
owl. Some how or other the
owl entered the pipe on top of
the roof and came the length of
It to arrive in the stove. The
owl had to come straight down
the pipe 5Vfc joints, to a "T"
Joint, then through six hori-
zontal joints, and two more
down to the stove. Some dark
journey I'd say. Of course, I
turned the bird loose much to
the dog's dislike."
The city street department and
e police department have decided |
at some action will have to be ta- j
»n immediately to rid the streets
night of cars so that the street
weeper man be operated and the
reets cleared of dirt.
The outlying districts of the city
ive been cleared of a great deal
dirt and trash during the past
w days. Tile dirt was collected
id thrown into the street at the
ne of the heavy snow' a few
The police department has stated
at all cars must be off the streets
tween 1 o'clock a. m., and 6 a. m.
that the work of the sweeper i
Ight not be hampered. Chief Laird <
ited this morning that if any
rs were found on the streets dur-
? those hours of the morning, the
rs would be tagged and the own-
i forced to pay a fine.
Dog Ordinance Cited
Another situation which has
eatly irritated the police depart-
*nt and many persons in the city
the large number of dogs run-
ig loose about the city. Ordi
ii e 593 prohibits owners of dogs
mi permitting such dogs to run
large in the city of ki Reno. I To Consider Resignations
>gs running at large will be'
Liebmann and Allen to In
spect Schools in Other
ught or killed.
Another violation of city ordi-'
nces is the one which has been!
dated frequently the past few |
ys and that Is the burning of
ish in the streets. Police have
en asked to be on the lookout
• any one committing the above
of Directors and Revise
tnlral State Teachers
College Man Here
Ii. Ii. Porter, of the Central
ate Teachers college at Edmond,
in Canadian County today for
e remainder of the week, and
get her with Miss Irma South,
unty superintendent of schools,
e visiting different schools In the
unty and inspecting them for
Three schools wore to he visited
d Inspected today. Miss South
ited this morning early when
ey left that they were not sure
lat schools would bo inspected
E. J. Phillips, of Oklahoma Cni-
rsity, who has been working
th Miss South and conducting
e school Improvement program,
is taken to the Cnlverslty hos-
tal at Oklahoma City Wednes-
iy, following an attack of appen-
cltis. It was unknown late this
ter noon whether or not he would
ive to undergo an operation.
This will hold up the work
hich has been done so strenuous-
during the past few weeks to-
il rd the school improvement
ork. J. W. Shepherd, also of
e University, who has been as-
st ing Mr. Phillips In the work,
rived in the county Wednesday
i carry on the work as best he
The remainder of this week’s
■ogram will be cancelled it was
mourned this morning.
cader of German
Sub Warfare Dies
MUNICH, Germany, March 6.-
P) Alfred Von Tlrpltz, Lord
igh admiral of tho Imperial fleet
nd the man chiefly responsible
>r Germany’s ruthless submarine
ampalgn In tho World war, died
i his sleep at the Kbenhausen
anltorium today while his wife
nd physicians stood at his bed-
The admiral had been suffering
roin Bronchitis but rallied about
wo weeks ago. The affliction nf-
ected his heart, however, and has-
ened his death.
Haul (I. Liebman, president of
the LI Reno school board, and H.
F. Allen, superintendent of the
city schools, will make a trip to
several other cities w.thln the next
few days, to inspect school build-
ings with the idea of obtaining
plans and estimates for a new
building to replace the present Irv-
ing school, in the north part of
Mr. Liebman und Mr. Allen were
chosen us u committee to make the
inspections at the regular meeting
of the school hoard Monday night.
They will make a report to the
school board at a special meeting
to be held sometime this month.
The board expects to adopt plans
for the new building at an early
date and to call a special city elec-
tion on a bond issue for the build-
it is the intention of the school
hoard to erect n one-story, eight-
room, fireproof building, of brick!_
The present Irving school build-
ing has stood for many years. Re-
pairs were made to the building
last fall in order to make it safe
for the present school year, after
a committee of local building con-
tractors had made an inspection of
the building and offered recom-
It is hoped, providing the bond
issue carries, to have the new-
building ready for school work by
next fall. The present building
will be razed and the new one
erected on the same site, accord-
ing to plans.
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CIS TRIED IN
Raymond Whipple Acquit
ted; H. I). Murray is
i. : : 44, wtmm
Wreckage along the main street of Brawley, following a series of
22 earthquakes which rocked the Imperial valley district of South-
ern California over a period of three hours. Small piles of bricks
were shaken down and walls twist-ed by the tremors.
MOISSAC, France, March 6.
(IPi The Tarn valley today pre-
sented a scene of desolation and
horror unequalled in France since
wartime, with at least 300 dead
and 10,000 homeless, as the worst
floods in the nation's history be-
gan to recede.
A general meeting of the Cham-
ber of Commerce will be held in
the office of the secretary of the
organization. Monday evening,
March 10, at T o’clock. The bus-
iness meeting will be preceeded
by a dutch lunch, served in the
Chamber of Commerce rooms.
The purpose of the meeting,
stated this morning, will be to con-
sider the resignation of the new
board of directors and to make
some changes in the constitution,
relative to the board. There Is
no friction among the board mem-
bers at the present time, it was
made certain today. Every mem-
ber of I he board realizes the worth
and the work of the Chamber of
Spirit of Cooperation
"Each member lias unpreju-
diced confidence in his fellow
member," said Rev. Holmes Nich-
ols, secretary of the organization.
"Each member of the Chamber of
Commerce has its organization and
El Reno at heart and is willing to
give a helping hand to put over
the largest and most complete
program in the history of the or-
"Why then the resignation of
the board? There is not a mem-
ber in the organization in a posi-
tion to accept the presidency.
Moreover, the by-laws and consti-
tution of the organization makes
no provision for filling vacancies
in case of resignation and removal
of a member of the board,"' Rev.
Since no president could be se-
lected from the board, and as the
board could not function adequate-
Merry Makers Plan Radio
called for a mooting on the date
Each of the 200 members with-
in the organization will receive a
personal Invitation sent from tho
office of the secretary, asking and
urging them to attend the meet-
Fastness of Blue Canyon
THREE IN TH
Ten Others Injured
Blaze at Boston
NOWATA. Okla , March «.—OP)
BOSTON, Mar. »5.—(LP)—Three
The fatitness of Blue Canyon, the j ',ersuns “lc kllnw|i t0 have perish-
.1 e«l and about 10 others were burn-
tendevous of former day outlaw , , , ,
ed or Injured In a four-alarm fire
lands such as Dalton s and Foe-
Hart’s, concealed two bandits to-
I day who robbed the First State
i bank of AHtiwe, 11 miles south of
. ..... Officers returned here last nigli'
without a trace of the men who
Ten Thousand Are Driven • i,wl 0111 of ,llr* v|,,a*e w,!h *ir,0°
I after threatening hank employes
and a customer with pistols.
early Simula* of the iosS "f Road Commission Accepts
life appear to have been too con-
servative. At least 2,000 citizens
of Moissac have lost their homes,
und countless numbers of frantic
mothers sought in vain for chil-
dren and other relatives missing
since the collapse of the Tarn dam
above the town, Tuesday night.
Bids on 13 Projects
OKLAHOMA CITY, Mur. S (IP)
—Comanche county today was as-
sured of state aid for improvement
on highway No. 7 and 3G following
a conference late yesterday be-
tween highway commission memb-
ers and county commissioners.
Highway No. 36 will be brought
to standard grade from a point six
miles south of Lawton thence west
and southwest to Chattanooga, u
distance of 20 miles. Highway No.
7 will he graded a distance of 11
miles to the Caddo county line.
Comanche county will sell the re-
mainder of a $100,000 road bond Is-
sue to pay Its share of the work.
which destroyed an apartment ho-
A man and woman were trapped
on tho top floor of the five-story
brick structure on Shawmut avenue
and burned to death. The third vie-
tim was a child, about three years
old, who was suffocated after be-
ing removed to a penthouse on the
roof of the building. None of the
dead could be immediately identi-
Approximately loo persons, rep-
resenting 35 families, were asleep
in the building when the fire broke
out on the ground floor and spread
rapidly to the roof.
One defendant was acquitted and
another iconvlcted on liquor charges
by juries in the Canadian county
court late Wednesday and today*
Another man was on trial today on
a charge of possession of a still.
The jury in the case of Raymond
Whipple returned u verdict yester-
day at'ternon finding Whipple not
guilty. He was charged with trans-
portation of liquor.
A verdict of guilty was returned
by u jury at 11:30 o’clock this
morning in the case of II. I). Mur-
ray. Canadian county farmer, and
charged with possession of a still.
The jury, which deliberated an
hour in reaching its verdict, fixed
Murray's punishment at 90 days in
jail and a fine of $250.
Orvil Brown, arested at the same
time Murray was taken Into custo-
dy, was on trial today, He is charg-
ed with possession 0f a still, also.
Members of the jury hearing the
case were: D. <\ ogle, Claude Mob-
erly, W. S. Paulk. Sam Hulbert, J.
W- Roodyback and Sam Watts.
Murray and Brown were arrested
by deputies from the office of Slier
itf Tom Shackled a few weeks ago.
after the officers had found a still
in u cave on the farm tenated by
Murray, near the South Canadian
H. A. Turner and Floyd Turner
I entered pleas of not guilty when
• arraigned before Judge Thompson
I in county court today on a charge
of possession of liquor. Their bond
was fixed at $1,000 each.
The cases of the state vh. Ike
Gurry et al. and the state vs. Frank
Scott et al. were dismissed by
Judge Thompson today, upon mo-
tion of the county attorney, after
city officials had filed application
“Bossy” Gets His
Big Chance Out
West—142 of ’em
HOLLYWOOD, March fi.
(IP) Andrew J. •‘Mossy" (Hills
expects to return to the mayor-
alty of Newhuryport, Mass., but
the folks hack east are nut to
think he didn't get Ills big
chance out west. He got 142
"Yes, sir, fella." he said. "1
came out here for a trip and to
look around for u wife and
blooey—1 got 142 proposals."
He thumbed a sheaf of letters
and telegrams for evidence.
However, the proposals are
just ho many souvenirs to
"The girls are too darned
anxious to get married," he ex-
plained. "When that many wo-
men want to marry a guy there
Is something wrong. 1 am 33
now and henceforward my one
aim in life Is to he single at 60.
"Hoy, I’ve learned a lesson.
It's too had. I'd have made
some woman a swell husband.
"Take Clara Mow, for in-
stance. She’s red headed, but
I might have an exception.
What u great pair of "It" peo-
ple we’d have been.
B! 1.0.0. F LODGE
Program Being Arranged
For Event on Monday
Night, March 10
Firemen Extinguish Blaze
In Business District
IB. E. CARDER
TO LOCATE BE
Former El Reno Man to
Dr. B. E. Carder, formerly of El
Reno and who for the rust two
years has practiced in Los Ange-
les, California, has returned to El
Reno and announced that he will
take up a perminent residence here
and atari his practice.
Dr. Carder announced that ~ he
would open an office over th*
Jones drug store within a short
A bus en route from Amarillo to
Pampa was damaged when it caught
fire while traveling north on Bick-
ford avenue, this city, at 11 o’clock
this morning. The flumes were be-
ginning to shoot out from under
the hood over the motor when the
driver brought the bus to a stop at
the intersection of Bickford ave,
nue and Woodson street*
While (he four passengers ami
driver climbed out of the bus, a
call was sent to (he fire depart,
numt. The firemen extinguished
the Maze with chemicals. The driv-
er stated that he believed the fire
started nt the carbureter after the
UcCurtain State Bank
Ordered Closed Today
Funeral Held For
“Tiny” Lawrence Today
TAHLEQUAH, Okln., Mar. fi.
(IP)- Funeral services for Adulr
"Tiny" Lawrence, former Universi-
ty of Oklaohma and Tulsa univer-
sity football star, will he held acre
Saturday, his parent's announced
today. Lawrence was killed Tues-
day night in a street fight during
the Mardl (Iras celebration.
Clemency For Fray
OKLAHOMA CITY, Maroli (I.
(IP)- A protest against clemency
for Charles Fray, Tulsa und Jenks
Ice dealer, under sentence to bo
executed March 8, was filed today
with E. P. Hill state pardon and
The protest was filed by W. E.
Pinion chief of police at Hixby.
M. A. Mansur, director of pub-
lic speaking at the high school re-
ceived word this morning that Ar-
thur Johnson, studio manager of
the broadcasting station KOCW at
Chlckasha had informed him as
to the date and hour that the
local Merry Makers would broad-
cast a program from that station.
The program will be presented
from station KOCW at Chlckasha
next Tuesday from 1 to 1:30
o’clock in the afternoon and then,
after a brief rest, will again he on
the air from 3:30 to 4:30 o'clock
In the afternoon.
The program will consist of vio-
lin duets, violin solos, hoys quar-
tet. girls quartet, vocal solos, vo-
cal ducts, musical readings and
dramatic readings. Citizens of El
Reno will be glad to learn of this
program which is to be presented
and many will hear the local tal-
ent next Tuesday.
time. Mrs. Carder and the three
The commission late yesterday daughters, Holla Mae, Lenora and
awarded contracts on 13 paving Irene who are still in Los Angeles,
projects at a cost of $1,279,000. A «nd will remain there until the
new low unit price was reached close of the schol year there and
when the commission r/ cepted a j then they will move to El Reno,
hid of $1.74 a square yard on 10.3
miles of hard surfacing in Pawnee Wednesday Marks Start
county. All awards were to the low ()f IiCnton Season
Next Monday night. March 10,
the El Reno L O. O. F. lodge will
hold an annual Father-Son banquet
and get together meeting at the lo-
cal hall. Committees have been at
work for some time aranging a pro-
gram of speeches and other fea-
tures for that night.
it was announced today that a
great deal of interest had been
manifested In this affair and u
large attendance was looked for.
Efforts have been made to secure
Governor Holloway as one of the
speakers for the evening. It was
not definitely decided this after-
mam whether complete arrange-
ments had been made yet or not.
Grand Master P. T. Corbin will
be present at the meeting and will
appear on the list of speakers.
There will be other prominent
speakers and many novel entertain
ers and features for the program.
Street Fighting Reported
In Many Cities Through-
By United Press
Thousands of communists and
other thousands of Jobless gather-
ed in major cities of the world to-
day in a great mass demonstra-
tion against unemployment.
Already there have been scenes
of violence attendant to this "Red
Thursday," which is one of the
most wide spread displays against
unemployment and of communism
in history. Police over the world
made careful plans to prevent
bloodshed and rioting
l ighting in Spain
RAIjBIHOAO, Spain, Mar. 6.—
(IP)—-Four hundred communists
and socialists fought In the street
here today firing at one another.
Four persons were hurt including
two passerby one minor and one
municipal guard . Police arrest-
TlmiiMUids At Chicago
CHICAGO, March 6.—OP>—Be-
tween 10,000 and 15,000 commun-
ists and sympathizers massed on
the west side at noon today and
started demonstrations against un-
employment. They were watched
by police. Deputy police commis-
sioner, John Stego, who yesterday
had received death threats, watch-
ed the gathering and said he was
looking for the 12 assassins.
Parade At Washington
WASHINGTON, March 6.—(IP)
—An unemployment parade in
front of the white house at noon
today ended in a free for all fight
when two of the demonstrators
attempted to speak and were
pulled down from the white house
fence by spectators. The melee
was ended by police who threw
tear bombs among the fighters.
OKLAHOMA CITY, March
(IP)—Well organized police r.
serves, augmented by forces ol
organized labor and the Amer‘
can Legion, held themselves
readiness today to break up n”
meetings or demonstrations In o
servance of "Moscow Day" he’-
State and city officials, howevr;
did not believe that any demot
strations would occur but 9*n’
Comander B. C. Patton of th
American Legion said he knew » 1
a parade being planned by the 7t:
communists ill Oklahoma City.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Mar. fi—(IP)
The MeCurtaln state bank nt
dcCurtaln ordered closed today by
he state department Charles Alex*
iiultT slid. Tin* hunk was capital-
zed at $15,000 and had deposits of j England's "Grand Old Man," died
ibout $40,000 at the last call, 1 today at the nge of 76.
LORD GLADSTONE DIES
LONDON, Mar. 0.-(IP) -Lord
Gladstone, son of the famous Vic-
torian statesman, W. E. Gludstone,
bidders iniiioiintvrt Tin sdty hi
the commission opened bids. v . . ”, * . .
. d the i"'. Innin ol th< Lenten ee»
Hank Ol hnffland |son* Tills season will be recogniz-
ClltS Exchange Rate 0,1 In El Reno in the various clnir-
- I dies.
LONDON, March 6.—(IP)—The To the conscientious worshipper
Bank of England exchange rate to- this is the beginning of a season of
day was reduced from 4 1-2 per repent*it’:e and penance, The sea-
cent to 4 per cent. son will continue until Easter Sun-
The bank reduction today put day, April 20.
the rate at its lowest since Octob-;
cr- 1925 Farm Board to Continue
It was understood the bank of
To Go in Group to M. E,
Secretary to Stimson
Is Killed in London
LONDON, March 6.—-(IP)—On
lhe eve of her joyfully anticipated
return to the United States, Mrs.
Pearl Demoret of Washington, act-
ting secretary to Henry L. Stlm-
son, fell from her window in th*»
Mayfair hotel today, and was
The accident cast a pall oi
gloom over the entire American
delegation to the naval confer-
ence, with whom Mrs. Demoret
was exceptionally popular.
Mrs. Demoret'8 room was on
the sixth floor of the hotel, and
she fell 40 feet to the street.
Taken to St. George's hospital,
she died at 3:30 a. m. Police re-
ported their belief that death was
due to accident. An inquest will
be held tomorrow.
Dr. Cook’s Parole
Fails to Arrive
“In Toyland” Presented t
Young Flier Killed
In Crash at Tulsa
TULSA, Okla. March O.-(IP)-
William Bunzell, 26, was killed to-
day when an airplane, in which ho
was practicing stunts to receive a
commercial pilot’s license, crashed
The crash occurred near the Spa-1
rtafl School of Aeronautics field
east of here, Sparlon officials star-
ted an Investigation.
England’s reserve recently wus the
highest ever recorded, while furth-l
or large gold shipments wore en WASHINGTON, March 6.—(IP)
route and foreign money markets, The grain stabilization corpora-
were tending toward lower levels. I ^on continue to buy Meat at
The lower hank rate will cheap- ,mn Pri«'*‘and remove wliat-
en the government's cost in borrow ever a(,d,tlonal <Iuantity is noede<1
ing on treasury hills and alpo wlll| toirel,eiv«.t(he 8l‘,?I.uland |,re_V„ent
stimulate industry, reducing Hu
Many new faces were seen at
the revival meeting last night at
the First Methodist church. Also
the morning service at 10 o'clock
conducted by Mr. Fraser is grow-
ing rapidly in attendance and
deepening in interest.
Rev. Brown, pastor of the
church, states that the requests
for prayer coming each night arc
| very noticible and pleasing. Last
might registered n move forwnrd
| in the most important phases of
Buvinx Surplus Wheat l"11' "'ee‘lng;, Eurne,t < ‘>naiUera-
tion of the things of righteousness
cost of advances to trades.
price decline, Chairman Leggoe,
of the federal farm board, said to-
Hit TO KIXGKIKHKK
A delegation of Modern Wood-
men from the El Reno camp will
Unsettled tonight; Fair and cool- go to Kingfisher tonight to meet
er Friday. I with the Kingfisher cantp.
The Frasers are great song lead-
ers and are admirably fitted for
every part of the revival work.
An urge is sent out for as many
to hear these leaders as possible.
The Kiwanis Club voted at their
meeting Wednesday to attend the
revival in a group tonight.
Friday evening, the hoys and
girls are to present their program.
Rev. Mrown states that It Is mar-
velous how quickly the children
respond to things Biblical. This
program takes tho place of the
i.ong service Friday evening,
LEAVENWORTH, Knn., Mar. 6.
(IPH-Dr. Frederick A Cook, ex-
plorer, author and oil stock sales-
ntun, sat hi his cell at the Federal
penitentiary here today, a disap-
pointed man. At midnight he had
been eligible for parole hut the re-
lease had failed to arlve from Wash
Warden T. B. White said it would
he 36-liours at least before Cook
could leuve the prison he entered
April 28, 1925. White said no wire
notification from the Justice de-
partment that Cook's parole had
been granted had been received.
Murder Case on
Trial at Sapulpa
3APULPA, Okla., March 6,—
(IP)- The state continued today,
presentation of evidence against
George Carlisle, Depew clerk,
charged with murder in the death
of Mrs. Bessie Caldwell.
Mrs. Caldwell, wife of the
Shamrock high school principal,
was killed about 18 months ago
when she fell or leuped from a
speeding automobile on the high-
way near Shamrock. The car was
driven by Carlisle who had knowu
Mrs. Caldwell before her marriage.
The dance program "In Toy-
land," which was presented at tho
high school auditorium Tuesday
night, by the pupils of Miss Evn-
lyn V. Meyer, dancing Instructor,
was a decided success and was
presented to one of the largest
audiences ever assembled in the
Miss Beatrice Briggs accompan-
ied at the piano throughout the
entertainment and Cecil Finn as-
sisted with the violin for several
of the numbers. The production
was presented in such a degree of
thoroughness that marked the effi-
ciency of the instructor, Miss
The stage setting was beauti-
ful and showed careful planning
and preparation. The stage rep-
resented a regular Toyland. The
coloring, arrangement and all of
the effects were very clever for
All of the numbers were excel-
lently presented. Due to the ill-
ness of Jack DeAtley, Miss Meyer
assisted the characters with their
numbers, in place of Mr. DeAtley.
The musical reading by Miss Ruth
Torpey was well received as was
the special song number by Betty
Sue Bolton. All of the supporting
I characters of the production were
I thorough in their rendition of
their part of the program.
Following is the program.
"Dresden China Gavotte," Doro-
thy Jane Mathews and Maxine
Behne; “Jack In the Box" Patricia
Cooper; “Jazz Doll,’’ Dolores Han-
son; "Dream Waltz," Jean Oz-
mun; "Raggedy Ann and Andy,"
Gladys Young and Monlta Trotter:
“Garden Dance," Mary Lou Greei ,
"Tap," Florlne Dull; "Mini ,
Reading,” Miss Ruth To,.
“Little Tin Soldier,” Job.. W -I.
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