Percy Wenzel

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Percy Wenzel
 - MONITOR-INDEX AND DEMOCRAT, MOBERLY, MO 3-CENT...
MONITOR-INDEX AND DEMOCRAT, MOBERLY, MO 3-CENT GASOLINE TAX APPROVED Bill Perfected in House Pro vicles for Reduction in Car License Fees JEFFERSON CITY, April 11 /P---A three-cent gasoline tax romped toward final House pas7- age today on the impetus of a decisive 75 to 13 victory in its first floor test of the current session. The House determinedly shook off its inhibitions growing out of repeated failure of other gas tax hiking proposals and perfected; the measure late yesterday over objections that "the people have already voted this down." Two three-cent measures were defeated at the polls last November, November, but neither carried the inducement of the license fee reduction Former Brunswick Man Overboard From River Boat BRUNSWICK, Mo., April 11- Word was received by relatives here Saturday that Percy Wenzel,.- Wenzel,.- a second mate on the towboat, towboat, Minnesota, had been lost overboard in the Mississippi river, river, near Memphis, Term., late Friday night. Mr. Wenzel, who was 4.0 years old, formerly lived on a farm northeast of Brunswick, taut for some tirae.v r had been employed on the Minnesota, which is operated operated by the Federal Barge- Lines. He was a brother of Mrs. Ross E. Jones of -.'runswick. His father, father, G. R. Wenzel, and a brother, J. D. Wenzel, live northeast of Keytesville. · Members CHIEF JUSTICE of the boat's crew were unable to locate the body, and river men familiar' with -the locality doubV that it will be recovered. recovered. He Expects to Continue Work as Presiding Officer of Highest Court WASHINGTON, April 11 (#) -Chief -Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, 77 today, said he expects to continue his work as presiding officer of the supreme court. He mad e the statement through .his secretary,' adding he was happy happy 'to be able to resume his duties after an attack of grippe. The chief justice, who has presided presided over the court during of the most turbulent periods in its history, became ill March 4 after after addressing a joint session of Congress on the 150th anniversary anniversary of its first meeting. He expects to return to the bench when the court re-assembles Many Visitors to New Airfield Between 1500 and 2000 persons, it was estimated, visited Moberly's Moberly's new airfield, one mile north of the intersection- of Highways 63 and 24, on its opening day Sunday. Members of the Moberly "Airport "Airport Association, who uave established established the new field, said they counted between 350 and 400 cars around the field. Pilots spent the afternoon carrying carrying passengers on flights over town and stunting to. entertain spectators. Several were enrolled as students students for courses in flying being taught here, it was announced. As soon as weauier permits, members of the association, said four runways, ranging in length from 1,400 to 5,000 fet, will be marked off on the new field and a hangar will be erected. A parking parking space is to be arranged to accommodate "close to 2000 HUNTSVILLE (Mrs. Lizzie Owen) Mr., and Mrs. Orville Owen Cape Girardeau wehre guests of Mr, and Mrs. Willie K Owen. Miss Irma Eubank, who school in Columbia, spent Easter holidays with her parents, and Mrs. D. S. Eubank. Clyde Marshall returned to w o r k - i n Indianapolis, spending the week-end with family here. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Winn Macon spent the wek-end with and Mrs. Jesse Burton and family. Billy Kerr, who attend Columbia, spent the week-end with liLs parents, Air. and John Kerr. Willard Burton, who is attending school in Maryville.Mo,, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Jesse Burton. Wilson-Moore Wedding."..

Clipped from Moberly Monitor-Index11 Apr 1939, TuePage 2

Moberly Monitor-Index (Moberly, Missouri)11 Apr 1939, TuePage 2
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