The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 38, No. 294, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 16, 1930 Page: 1 of 6
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VOLUME 38, NO. 294.
®El Reno Daily Tribune
united press smuOT EL RENO, OKLAHOMA,'T^SPAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1930. central prem service
SINGLE COPY 6 CE1
ARE DISPOSED OF
Sessions For Today And
Following an unusually butty!
day Monday, Judge E. F. Thomp-
son adjourned county court until
Thursday morning. The mfclons
planned for today and Wednesday
were postponed, because defend-
ants in several cases aet for trial
on these two days appeared In
eourt Monday and entered pleas
A Jury returned a verdict Mon-
day afternoon, finding Mundine
Wallace, colored, guilty of as-
sault and battery, and affixed his
punishment at a fine of $25. Wal-
lace was accused of assaulting
Tom Henry, also colored. The
court appointed Attorney A. L.
Morrison to defend Wallace.
L. A. Woods, who was found
guilty by a Jury yesterday on a
charge of transporting liquor,
was ordered to appear in court
at 9 A. ‘M., Sept. 2o, for sentence.
The punishment was left to tho
decision of the court.
The cases of the state vs. Eddie
Vlewig and Ted Humphreys were
passed until Thursday.
George Webb withdrew his
pleas of not guilty to the charges
of possession of a still and carry-
ing concealed weapons and enter-
ed pleas of guilty. The court fin-
ed Webb $50 aud costs and sen-
tenced him to serve 60 days In
jail tor possessing a still, and
fined him $25 and costs for car-
rying concealed weapons. The
court appointed S. T. Roberson
to defend Webb.
John Parish, 17. and John Bur-
beck, 17, pleaded guilty to a
charge of petit larceny aud
were fined $20 and costs each.
M. 0. Williams, 18, Ora McNary.
19, aud W. D. Stephens, 18.
all accused with Parish and 8ur-
beck of stealing nine gallons of
gasoline from an automobile be-
• tanging to L. A. W4nn«s, pleaded*
not guilty. The court fixed the
bond of each at $250.
A. E. 8huler and L. C. Mayber-
ry pleaded not guilty to a charge
of petit larceny and their bonds
were fixed at $250 each. The two
men are accused of stealing two
flve-dollar bills from Sims Ely.
Earl Hill was given 24 hours
in which to enter a plea to a
charge of possession of liquor. His
bond was fixed at $1,000.
Did You Hear
The lightning killed three
horses on a farm near Calumet
during the electric storm Sat-
urday morning. The horses be-
longed to James Dawson. The
bolt struck the horses direct,
since there were lu tree# or
wire near them.
Just what per cent of
gasoline and corn whisky were
responsible for the loss of a
truck, which burned after be-
ing run Into a ditch ou 66,
west of Fort Reno, has not
Mrs. Elizabeth Harrison, de-
puty in the county treasurer’s
office, is enjoying a two weeks’
Dr. P. 13. Myers has moved
into his new offices over the
O. G. and K.
COSTE, BELUWtE BEGIN THEIR GOOD WILL TOUR
10 STATE FAR
Eligible To Enter Judg-
ing School At Okla-
homa City Event
New Year Begun By
Civic Club; Several
Plans Are Discussed
The newly elected officers of
the Junior Chamber of Commerce
were introduced to * the organize*
lion at the regular meeting Mon-
day night, at the Hotel Southern.
The officers were elected last
Monday night at the board of
directors meeting, following the
regular meeting and the election
of the directors. They assumed
their duties last night.
Lester Porta, president, waa in-
troduced first, after which the
other officer* were preseuted.
H. C. O’Mealey reported for the
committee appointed at the last
meeting to make arrangements for
a smoker to be held in the near
future. The organization gave the
committee authority to go ahead ^ t
Wfltrw pWtf. Ttftolicte
raligaments and have a report
ready for the next meeting.
To Have Books Audited
The organization voted to have
the books of the secretary and
treasurer Inspected and turned
over to the newly elected officers.
John Preston Is the new- treas-
urer and L. A. Wlnans is the new
Eight 4-H club girls from Can-
adian county are eligible to enter
the Judging school at the Okla-
homa State Fair at Oklahoma City,
It was announced this morning by
Miss Irene Hannu, borne demon-
stration agent. The list of those
who will be allowed to enter was
made upon completion of the scor-
ig of the girls work at the county
At a judging school Friday, in
connection with the county fair,
Miss Hanna gave instruction work
to 22 girls representing cix 4-H
clubs in this county. The instruc-
tion work started at 10:30 o’clock
in the morning, followed by the
judging of tho exhibits presented
by the girls.
Four Clasaoa Exhibited
Four classes represented the ex-
hibits displayed by the girls:
bread, dresses (clothing), towels
(home improvement), and beets
The girls who won first In each
of these classes received a $2 cash
prize. The other winners in each
class each received $1. The win-
ners in each class are as follows:
Bread, Helen Lorenzcn, first; Sybil
Davidsou, second; Doris Kudes,
third: Neva Wynn, fourth. Dresses
—Marguerite Gibson, first; Neva
Wynn, seconld; Dorothy Gibson,
third; Marylee Mohr, fourth.
Towels—Edna Seamaud, first;
Agnes Wolfklll, cecond; Helen
Lorenzcn. third; Mary Miller,
fourth. Beets—8yb 11 Davidson,
first; Virginia Seamand, secoud;
Anna Bass, third; Ethelyn Cline,
Out of the 22 girls who attended
the school, the eight who were
selected to go to the state fair to
represent this county were: Helen
Lorenzen, Neva Wynn, Marguerite
Gibson, Dorothy Gibson, Marylee
Katherine Hall Ethelyn
The delegates who will attend
the fair will have a program of
their own, will get to sec all ex-
hibits. all grandstand attractions,
horse shows and other events free
of charge. An enrollment fee of
$1 will be charged toward the cost
of their meals.
In order to become eligible to
»'.s-Tv* . MERGHAKTSFIM
STYLE AND AUI1
A popular El Reno matron,
who remarked, aTm goln&
home and commit murder this
afternoon." Of course, we
were alarmed, but upon In-
vestigation found that she was
going to kill 30 fryers. We’ll
admit that Is some, murdei
case, but think of the fried
A bouquet ot dwarf zinnia*.
They were in shades of rose
and yellow and were very at-
tractive in a low green glass
An El Reno citizen, who re-
marked, ,‘you,il never see any-
thing bright If you keep your
eyes glued on the dark side
of the picture.”
Several local business firms
getting in their winters supply
Move For Gala Event
Launched At Meeting
Of Retailers Today
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Map show* the extensive country-wide good will tour mapped out by the two French conquerors
of the Atlantic, Capt. Dieudonae Coste and his aide. Maurice Rellontc. Starting from New 'orK*
September 15, they plan to return thefe on Octobci lo, after stopping at scares of cities which have
planned elaborate receptions for the airmen.
Preliminary Hearing Set
For Thursday; Sus-
pect Denies Charge
City School Head Gi
Mr. O'Meuley reported on tho | atloml the mate fair, the glrU
matter of entertaining the dele- ntnat carry on a project, have at-
Doctors Phelps And
Myers Make Change
Dr. Joseph T. I'liolps aud Dr.
1». B. Myers, who liuve been as-
sociated in the practice of medi-
cine in El Reno for the past five
years, have dissolved partnership.
Jr. Myers moved his office Mon
gates lo the federation of women s
club meeting in El Reno, October
17 and 18. The organization voted
to continue the plans and enter-
tain Hie delegates with a banquet
during the two-day convention.
Next Monday nivht, at the next
rcgulur meeting. Fort Reno night
will be observed by the Junior C.
of C. All officers from the For!
will be tendered a special invita-
tion to attend, at which time u
program in keeping with their
visit will be presented. Merle
Woods and Glen Kicker were ap-
pointed as a committee to make
all arrangenienls for the program
for tlmt night.
Porta Presents Program
President Lester Porta read to
the group the outlined program
for the year and eaeli part was
tended a Judging school, make an
exhibit, and have a report up to
Weather Conditions Too
Adverse For Sailing
Aii interesting address on tBff
progress ot education waa
by H. E. WrinMA au
of the city
dub, at the Southaift hodsl'
noon. Mr. Winkle also
terestlng Information rega
the El Reno schools.
The complaint often made that
education is costing too much
money today was discussed by Mr.
Wrinkle and he cited many fig-
ures and examples to show that
education is cheap in comparison
to the benefits received.
The number of children attend-
ing schools has increased 70 per
cent since 1914, he said. A total
of two and one-half billion dollars
is expended on the public schools
of the United States each year,
Mr. Wrinkle said. Yet four billion
dollars is spent for passenger au-
tomobiles. $1,847,000,000 is spent
for clgurcts and almost one-fourth |
of the amount spent for schools is
expended for luxuries such as
candy and chewing gum.
Mr. Wrinkle said that in the
Plaus for a fall style aud auto-
mobile show, to be held Thursday
night, September 25. were for-
mulated at a meeting of the Re-
tail Merchants Association held af
2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. Sev-
eral features have not been en-
tirely decided upon but It was
agreed to have one or two bands
and a street dance for entertain-
Every El Reno business firm
will be invited to participate. No
assessment will be levied against
any firm. Every merchant will
lie invited to decorate his display9
windows especially for the event.
New fall merchandise will be dis-
The affair will get under way
ut 7:30 o’clock. Music will be
rurnished probably by two bands.
The streets will be roped off and
the automotive displays will be
held in the center. Industries of
Hie city will also be invited to
participate In the event.
As tentatively planned, a street
(lance will be held beginning at 9
p. m. and continuing until Up. m.
County Meeting Sched-
uled For September 25
The .entire program for the
Canadian county Sunday school
convention which will be held
Thursday, September 25, at Mt.
Zion church, six miles north and
two miles east of itl Reno, was
announced today by Mrs. Henry
Behne, secretary of the county
Sunday school association.
Several El lleno people are to
appear on tho program which is
10:60—Devotional service, Rev.
O. T. Miller, Mt. Zion.
10:20—“Need of Trained Leud-
C. and the Retail Merchants asso- h, How obtain it?” Ed Smith,
<••«! inn a few- daVH BKO. Mr.
J. W. “Buck” Weaver, well
known young business man of this
city, was elected secretary of the
El Reno Chamber of Commerce,
following tho merger of the C. of
With M. A. Keeney, of Oklaho-
ma City, scheduled to have u pre-
liminary hearing at the capltul
city Thursday, ou u charge of
murdering W. H. Folwell, 75-
year-old farmer residing 10 miles
northeast of Yukon last Sunday
night, officers continued today
to seek evidence in the case.
Keeuey pleaded not guilty when
arraigned before a justice of the
peace Monday evening.
Folwell was beaten to deuth
with a shot gun 8unday night, at
the door to the barn on his farm.
Keeney was arrested on an El
Reno-Oklahoma City luterurban
Second Edition Of
Boomer Out Today
The second edition of the
Boomer came out this afternoon
during the fifth period at the El
Reno high school. The staff,
both editorial and advertising,
are entering the year’s work like
a group of veterans. Miss Chris-
tone Schuh, journalism instruc-
tor, said today.
Suspect In Ungle
Death Admits Identity
LOUISVILLE. Ky„ Sept. II —
(LP>—Tad Geuiking, held here in
connection with tie slaying of
egr when it reached,the Seven-
citium a few days ago.
Weaver has been manager of the
Retail Merchants organization for
the last several months. He will
*«*ume his new position October
A. W. Hallmark,
day to a suite of three rooms in j discussed briefly. The organlza-
the building owned by A. C. tlon accepted tbe president's pro*
Kriopka, over the offices of the
Oklahoma Gas and Electric com-
pany. on South Bickford avenue.
I)r. Phelps will continue his of-
fices in the old locution, in the
l.iehinunn 1 iiildlng, on South Bick-
Monday. Dr. Myers moved hi*
equipment, including X-ray and
ultra violet lamps, and is now es-
tablished in the new location. He
has a splendid suite of rooms,
ideally arranged for his practice.
Mr*. Curl Whitlock, graduate
nurse, is iu charge of the office.
Dr. M. E. Phelps, son of Judge
J. 1. Phelps and u nephew of Dr.
gram with a great deal of en-
thusiasm and the entire group
volunteered their whole hearted
support on ail of the projects.
in the absence or the manager
of the commercial bowling league,
sponsored by tho Junior Chamber
of Commerce. Mr. Porta announc-
ed that there would lie a meeting
of the managers or representa-
tives of all teams In the office of
the Dally Tribune Wednesday.
September 17, beginning at 7
o'clock. Unless there is an un-
usual amount of Interest display-
ed, the league will be bold to
eight tournn. Muny teams have
J. T. Phelps, will he associated i expressed anxiety for the league
with Ills uncle hero sometime
within the next few mouths. 1.1.
E. Phelps is u graduate of the
University of Iowa school of medi-
cine and is now completing hjs
work iu surgery at the university
hospital at Oklahoma City.
Dr. Phelps is also installing a
new X-ray machine.
John Hughea Dies
At Home Here Monday
John Hughes, age 61 years,
died at his home in the Robbins
addition, Monday evening, fol-
lowing a short illness. Mr. Hugh-
es is survived by his oue broth-
er, Owen Hughes, of Cordell.
Funeral services will be held
Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock
at the Catholic church. Interment
will he made in the Catholic cem-
to get under way for this season.
On motion by Glen Kicker a
Cuvorable vote wa* received by
the president and the board of
directors were instructed to in-
vestigate the claim of Oklahoma
City to the water rights of tho
North Canadian river from Wood-
ward to Oklahoma City.
A brief board of directors meet-
ing was held Immediately follow-
ing the adjournment ot the reg-
’ ABOARD U. S. 8. KANE, DY
RADIO, Sept. 16. OP>—'The third
match between Enterprise and
Shamrock in the series for the
America’s cup wa* called out at
10:30 A. M., E8T, today when the
race committee decided weather
conditions were so adverse that
neither Yacht could finish the
30 miles within the five and a
half hour time limit.
The committee stood off in
the harbor in their big tug, the
Moruu, watching the heavy fog
that smothered the whole \ coast
in a blanket, until the situation
was considered hopeless, it would
have taken two hours to reacn
tho starting mark and Jockey in-
to position for a start, and with
the sort of weather that came
down to plague the Yachtsmen
today, they stood a chance of
finishing the race in darkness.
For Shamrock, the postpone-
ment came as a welcome peri-
od for recuperation and read-
r„I Clinton Young Man Con
Z ! tinuca Marathon Swim
and $2.80 for luxuries. 1 -
The cost of education in the
public schools of El Reno is 18.5
cents per day per pupil in the
elementary grades and 27.5 cents
per day per pupil in the high
11:00—Special Music, Hoy Hal-
11:05 - “Working lu tho Cradle
Roll Department," Mrs. J. S. Peter,
11:25—Round Tabic, ' Problem*
lu Making the School,” Mr*. A.
L). Taylor, Oklahoma City.
11:46—Enrollment of school*
and appointment ot committees.
12:00—Adjournment for basket
1:30 BuHines* Committee Meet-
2:00 Song Service, Roy Hal-
16.___j 2:15—“Service Activities in the
teenth street station, a few hours
after the slaying.
Officers also aro investigating
the mysterious murder of James
V. Bonner, aged recluse, who was
found beaten to death on his
farm near Britton four years ago,
with the Idea that Keeney may
know something about it. Keeney
however, denies any knowledge of
the Bonner murder. He admit-
ted that he knew Bonuer and
once delivered some furniture to
his home, according to Sheriff
Stanley Rogers, of Oklahoma
Mrs. Folwell has identified i
pocket knife found in Keeney's
pocket as one once owned by her
husband. Relatives of Keeney
have declared that Keeney was
not hunting on their farm near
Yukon Sunday, us he bad told of-
Blood stains found on Keeney's
clothing are being tested to deter-
mine if they were made by human
blood. Finger prints found on
the stock of tljje shotgun found
near the scene of the crime have
been photographed, also.
reporter, admitted Ms identity i
day, Police said.
Oelsklng, according to police*
would not discuss^he Chicago
crime. "Why should I take the
rap in Chicago,” waa his only
Total Of 148 Men Are At
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. __
(UP)—Fred Newton, of Clinton.! chlWre,,’H I,lvl8,0,‘''’ MrH- J•
Okla., dived Into the muddy wn- „Thc Teuc|)or-H standard."
ters of the Mississippi here today I ^rs A \) Taylor.
The Hupurlnteudent praised the I “> continue hi* awltn to New Or- 2:45 Special Munir , no.seoe
Interest shown by El | loans. He has a total of l.OSfljYounj Quartet.
miles to his credit, having started I 2:50Teaching HoHgtou. J. .■■
. , Peter, General Secretary. Oklalio-
at Minneapolis. ,nu City.
Fred, accompanied by hi*' 3:10—Report of Committee and
brother, Byron, in a rowboat. ar-| election of officers. (Five minutes
rived here early yesterday. They H|lottcd to each district presl*
splendid Interest shown by
Reno citizens in their school sys-
tem and said that the local schools
would rank favorably with any
school* in the state.
Rev. E. M. Clark, new Tail
Fair Tonight ami tomorrow
(C. 8. thermometer at Ft. Reuo)
For 114-hour period ending at 4
P, M. Monday—High, 99; low,
09. At 4 o'clock, 79.
Ray Whitacre’s Father
Dies At Mode, Illinois
Kay Whltacre, 301 South Ma-
comb uvenue, left this morning
for Mode, 111,, where ho was call-
ed on account of the death of hil
father, Pressley Whitacre.
Pressley Whltacre would hav*.
been 93 years old the 26th o!
this month. Ray Whltacre visit-
ed his father last fall and the
latter waa in the best of health.
The two went squirrel hunting
several times last fall. The wire
received by Mr. Whitacre did not
tell what caused the death of
the aged man.
Twister of tho Lions club, got Hi-, th are dolnR u l0 muka I delltl.
to action today In earnest and . '___;...„.......
collected a large number of fines
from erring members. He had
arranged place cards for tho vari-
ous members, bearing character!*
tic of tbe members or their busi-
ness and those who failed to find
their correct scat were forced to
pay a fine.
Gnests of the club were K. A.
Farrell, or Concho, and Mr. Kin-
caid. Boy Scout executive of tho
Oklahoma City area.
some money out ot the Blunt unii
buy a home lor their mother. Ho
hopes to complete the swim early
in October. .
Vanity Beauty Shop
Will Reopen Wednesday
Tho Vanity Beauty shop will
reopeu for business Wednesday
morning ut 115 East Woodson
street. The shop has been closed
El Reno Woman Dies At
3:50 Where nIiuII we meet in
3:65 A ward lug tho attendance
7:45—Song servlco, W. P. Mor-
rlsoii, 101 Reno.
8:00 Devotional service, Uev.
Edward Murray Clark, El Keno.
8:15—Special music, Hod Hock
8:20—“Securing Adult Coopera-
tion in the Church School.”
8:40—Speclul Music, W. P. Mor-
8:45 "Meotlug the Needs,” J. S.
9:10— Song and Benediction.
A cordial invitation is extended
Massachusetts, New York
And Wisconsin Vote
department* ou tho rip
at the Rock islund shops
are open with 148 men employed
at the present time, was u state-
ment made by officials at tho
ear .shop office today. All class-
es of car building is occupy in;
I the attention of the men employ-
With 124 men called buck to
work Monday, activity was re-
sumed In the entire shop*. Coal
cars ure being built and repair
work on box car* and other shop
work ure keeping the men busy.
The number called back, togethM
with the men who were retained
to do the necessary work at the
shop* make a total of 148 men
who are working now.
WET, YET DRY
Mary Ellis Fitch, age 33 years, to ull.
for several days, during which °* *kis city, died at St. Anthony h
time it was redecorated and ull | hospital in Oklahoma City ut 8:30
now fixtures installed. Alma Roper i o’clock this morning, ufter uu lll-| HARTFORD, Conn., 8ept. 16.—
is the proprietor ot the shop. A j ness of two weeks. ! (LP)—The state Republican con-
formal opening will be held Hat-j Mrs. Fitch leaves her husband, vention adopted a platform today
urday of this week. j Earl Fitch, 409 North Macomb advocating resortation of liquor
----avenue; one son, Jack Bosby.: control to the state, and then
in applying for divorce, Mrs.! of this city, and one brother, Joe nominated Ueut. Gov. E. E. Rog
Paul Costello of New York City, I R. Deavers ot Harper. Kansas, j ers, of New London. %a political
stated “My husband was selected Funeral arrangements will be and personal dry, tor governor.
to Judge a bathing beauty contest
and now ho novor coats home.1
announced latsr from the Benson i The wet plank was not ad strong
Fonartl homo. las had been sxpsctsd
(lly United Press)
Three states, Massachusetts,
New York aud Wisconsin, held
primary elections toduy with pro-
hibition figuring as a paramount
issue in the first two wliilo a per-
sonality clash featured tin* third.
Massachusetts climaxed a heat-
ed campaign by balloting on Hie
wet and dry battle between Wil-
burn M. Butler, prohibitlonlKt and
former senator, and bis opponent.
Kbcn S. Draper, anti-prohibition-
1st. Both seek the Republican
in New York, five of nine Re-
publican state contests presented
a clash on the prohibition ques-
tion. Or most Importance in
these was the upstate candidates
of two outstanding New York con-
gressmen, both dry, opposed by
wet candidates. Wisconsin was
the battleground of a stirring
gubernatorial coutest iu which
Phillip F. UFollette, 33, younger
son or the late “Fighting Bob," oP^
posed Gov. Walter J. Kohler,
plumbing capitalist, for the Re-
Hoover Selects Five Of
WASHINGTON. Sept. It (UPI-
President Hoover today announc-
ed appointment of five of the *i*
members of the new tariff com-
mission upon which will fall
tusk of revising the Hawl
Smoot act. under the flexible
visions of that legisInUom
Tlie members are
Fletcher, Pa., former
member of the
crat; John Lee
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