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THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER ALL THE NEWS Of the Northern Kentucky Cities, Every Day THE ENQUIRER Covers Thoroughly the Realm of News, Local, National, International KENTUCKY EDITION SATURDAY MORXIXC, NOV KM UN K IS, 1 U'Ml TAX BOARD Is Drafting Rules For Medicinal Wilis Trade In Ken luck v Prescription Law Tori'J Stand For Retail. Slale Is To Herniate Wholesale Sliipmeiils As Federal Permits Lapse Laffoon To Name Five To Study Legislation Calls In Advisers. By Wilmer G. Mason. Loulnvlllr bureau, 2:tO Knnil llullitlin. gl'K'UL IMSI'AIVH '0 INK K MJI 1 1! I' II. Louisville, Ky., November 17 Kegulations for the wholesale sale, transportation and distribution of 'medicinal" whisky in Kentucky pfter December 5, effective date of lepeal of national prohibition, are rcing drawn by the State Tax Om-j.iission and will be promulgated in R few days, it was learned here today. New regulations are necessary because the present Kentucky law hdopts the Federal permit, system lor distribution and this system vill lapse automatically with repeal. The special session of the Legis-'.iture last summer passed a law permitting manufacture and distribution of "medicinal" whisky under ermits to be issued by the State Tax Commission. This system is j eeded because the state dry amendment still remains in the Kentucky C onstitution and the commonwealth consequently will remain "dry" even rfter national prohibition repeal. Regulations for issuance of these permits and for handling of whisky under permit have been drawn by the Tax Commission, which will administer the new law. Attorneys for the distillers and the drug trade have been In conference with state officials. Medicinal Kules Stand. The new regulations will not affect directly the Kentucky purchaser of prescription whisky. State law limits issuance of physicians' prescriptions for whisky to one prescription to a patient in 10 days, and each prescriptior is good for only one pint. This provision is statutory and cannot be altered by regulation. There is no machinery at present, however, to handle distribution of whisky in Kentucky after national prohibition repeal. It is this field that will be covered by the new regulations. Kentucky law limits distribution to the manufacturer or distributor of whisky and to wholesale and retail druggists. The new regulations will provide for issuance of state permits for the sal 3 and transportation of whisky from one to the other of these agencies until it. reaches the retail druggist. At that point the present prescription law will govern sale to consumers. It was understood in reliable quarters close to distillers that they have urged strictness in the new regulations, with t guard against an view to safe-indiscriminate liquor traffic. j Pry Reaction Feared. The distillers desire to avoid any; possible abuses as might react tin-j favorably against repeal of the state dry amendment and state prohibi-j tion laws. It is understood the new ; regulations will follow the general lines of the present Federal permit system. With these regulations in effect, there will be no immediate neces sity for further liquor legislation by the next General Assembly which will convene in January. The Assembly will be asked, however, to set up machinery for state control in the event of repeal of statt prohibition, a question which will he asked to submit to vote of th" people at the November, 1035. general election. Repeal of the Rash-Gulllon Act Continued On Next Page. NEWPORT NATIONAL BANK 810 MON'MOL'TH ST., E Wl'OKT, KY. Member of the Federal Reserve Bank United Statrt Depository WHAT VALUE? Does your fire insurance represent the value of jour property five years ago or today? We shall be glad to help you make Riire that your protection Is adequate to your risks. If a check-np on your property values Indicates that you are only partially insured let us bring your protection up to date. CLIFF N. HUGHES Real F.state and Insurance 1009 Monmouth St. Newport. SO 5357 Banks Adopt Service Code; Covington Man Heads Group A service charge on checks against accounts less than $.rdl) was agreed to by representatives of I Regional Group f of the Kentucky I Rankers' Association, meeting yes-I terdny in the Covington Chamber of Commerce, The banking code signed by esldent Roosevelt in October and recommended by the American Hankers' Association was adopted and all changes agreed upon were in accordance with the national ! code. The conference yesterday was at-I tended by 73 bankers from Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Rracken, Oar-roll, Fleming, Gallatin, Grant, Lewis, Mason, Oldham, Pendleton Robertson and Trimble Counties and f)5 banks In the district wer-represented. Six banks, not mem hers of the group, also were repie-sented. Chailcs W Moorman, President of the IVopii's-I.ibci ty Rank A-Trust Co.. Covington, was elected President of the group. Other officers chosen were: Vice President ! W. W. Rail Jr., President of the State National Hank and The Slate Trust Company, Maysville, Ky.; Secretary-Treasurer, A. H. Rennker, Cashier of I he Peoples Deposit i Bank, Burlington, Ky.; Directors, i iwr. Aloorman, Matt, iierolu, iNew-1 port; Mr. Ball. D. I,. Bell, Cashier1 of the Bedford Ixi.-in & Deposit ASHLAND MAN Is Elected President (If Kentucky Miiiiiiiinl League Furl Tito in us Itesiilenl On j Hirei'lor's Hoard. j Paducah, Ky., November 17 - I AP) -New officers for the Kentucky Municipal League were elected this afternoon just before the league closed its fourth annual convention hcie. Edgar B. Hager, Mayor of Ashland, was elected President, to succeed Paul Morton, City Manager of Lexington. Mr. Hager is the retiring Vice President. Edgar G. Scott, Mayor of Paducah, was chosen Vice President, and Carl B. Wachs, of Lexington, was indorsed for reelection as Secretary-Treasurer. This post is filled by the Board of Directors of the League The members of the Board of Directors elected are: Dr. W. L. Cash, Mayor of Princeton; William C. Davis. Mayor of Sturgis; William Gregory Jr., City Manager of Har-rodsburg; Harry D. Martin, Councilman of Shelbyville; Charles Man-they, Councilman of Fort Thomas; Neville Miller, Mayor-elect of Louisville; Paul Morton, City Manager of Lexington; Dr. B. S. Rutherford. Mayor-elect of Bowling Gieen, and Dr. L. O. Smith, Mayor of Harlan. Mayor Smith invited the League to hold its 1931 convention in Harlan. The meeting place will be selected by the Board of Directors at a later date. The convention adjourned this afternoon. The sessions opened Thursday morning, and there was a full program for the entire meeting. Following his election as Presi dent, Mr. Hager pledged his services to the League, promising to work for the success of the organization in its various projects which have been indorsed. GRAVE INJURY Suffered By Yonnc; Newport Lad In Foothall (iiiine On Deer Creek ('ominous. Mnthis Maschlnot, 15 years old, Bridge and Brighton Streets, Newport, Ky., a student, at St. Mary's Cathedral School, Covington, Ky., ! was In a serious condition at Gen-, eral Hospital last night due to a , possible skull fracture suffered yesterday in a scrub football game at Deer Creek Commons. C0VIN3T0N STORE ROBBED. ! Manager, Butcher, Two Customers ! Locked In Ice Box, Two armed bandits held up and robbed the Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. store at Fifteenth and Scott Streets, Covington, yesterday morning, escaping with $23. The bandits entere the store and ordered clerks and customers to stand still. The bandits took $15 from N. W. Von St rone, grocery manager, and $8 from Delbert Walker, butcher. The bandits tVen ordered Von Strohe, Walker, Harry Lillard, 1912 Madison Avenue, Covington, and Robert Lee, 1545 Madison Avenue, Covington, customers, into the ice box and locked them in. They were released 10 minutes later by a woman customer. INTRUDER SCARED AWAY. j John Finnigan, custodian of the i Church of Immaculate Conception, ! Newport, discovered a man at-i tempting to break into the priest's garage, in re-ir of the church, early yesterday. The man leaped into a parked car and eluded arrest. To-! lice were informed that the automobile bore Ohio license plates issued in Akron. TO TRY CRIMINAL CASES. Beginning Monday. Judge A. M. Caldwell, in Campbell Circuit, Court, will hear a large number of criminal cases. Hearings will continue through the month. Rank, Bedford, Ky.. and Chambers Perry, Cashier of the Farmers & Traders Rank, Mount Olivet, Ky. The meeting was called to order yesterday by Hairy Smith, Iom1h-ville. Secretary of the Kentucky Hankers' Association, for the purpose of adopting a code of ethics of fair competition which includes charges for services rendered by banks that will be uniform throughout the United States. The bankers were welcomed to Covington by Forrest J. Alvin, Kx-eeutive Secretary of the Covington Chamber of Commerce. During the morning session the principal speakers were: Floyd Wohlwend, Chicago bank economist; Holman R. Wilson, Cincinnati, and J. N. Kehoe, president of the Bank of Maysville, Ky. Considerable discussion arose in the afternoon session concerning the code regulating the charges to be made on checking accounts. The following code was agreed upon. On bank balances less than $.ri0 a service charge of .VI rents a month is to be made, with the privilege of issuing five checks, with a charge of 3 cents for each additional check. On balances of $lti0 no service charge to be made, with privilege of issuing five checks and 3 cents; charge for each additional check. No service charges to be made on larger balances. On balances of I Continued On Next Page. THREE DIVORCES GRANTED. Abandonment Alleged In Each Former Names Restored To Two. J"dc Hory a Tn in K;'n; .ton Circuit Court yesterday, granted ' Florence Muehlnian, of Covington, a divorce from Gilbert Muehlnian on her petition, which alleged aban- donment and cruel treatment. He also restored to the plaintiff her former name, Koch. The Muehl-mans were married April 27, 11120. and lived together until April 2ti. 1030. Judge Leslie T. Applegate granted two divorces. Mary Burton, of Covington, was granted a divorce from Thomas Burton on her charge of abandonment. They were married September 2s, 192.S, and lived together until 123. Lillian Bailey, of Covington, was granted a divorce fiom Allen M. Bailey on her charge of abandonment. They were married September 22, 1923, and lived together until March 11, 1932. Judire Applegate restoied to the plaintiff hr former name, Cummins MERCHANTS To Kind Answers To Code I'ruli Jems M founjitiin M! Office Authority Itcccited. Many of the problems which have been prcplexing merchants since the retail code and the retail drug code went into effect October 30 may be solved at the NRA office of the Covington Chamber of Commerce, John C. Hermann, Chairman of the Kenton County Compliance Board, said yesterday. Retail Bulletin No. 1, explaining the various provisions of the codes in detail, has been received from NRA at Washington. General Hermann stated that questions regard ing the various codes should be ad dressed to J. H. Dressman, aide-de- camp, at the NRA office nd not to individual members of the Com pliance Board. The bulletin announces that persons engaged in the retail trade as defined by the codes "are bound by this code, regardless of whether or not they consent to it, sign or do not sign a certificate of compliance, or have or have not been operating under the provisions of the President's Reemployment Agreement." VERDICT OF $3,000 WON In Suit For Damag-es Accident In 1931 Basis Of Action. An automobile accident on the Dixie Highway at Erlanger, Jan-uarv 31, 1931. was recalled in Ken ton Circuit Court yesterday when a jury in Judge Leslie T. Apple-gale's division of the court returned a verdict awarding J. E. Brock $3,000 damages against Ralph Mc-Namar. Brock sued to recover $5,6(15 damages, alleging he was injured and his automobile damaged in a collision with an automobile owned by McNamar. No defense was offered when the j case, was called for hearing before i Judge Applegate and the jury, after i short deliberation, returned the ver- j diet awarding the verdict to Brock. WOMAN SWALLOWS POISON, j Miss Ethel Finnel, 22 years old,' Negro, 614 Russell Street, Coving- j ton, was removea ny ovingion i police to St. Elizabeth Hospital yesterday suffering from the effects of poison. Police said she gave no reason for her act. American National Bank Fourth and York Streets, Newport, Ky. Oldest bank In Campbell County. Member Federal Reserve System. Super home book hanks for your bills or change. TOPAV OM.Y M ATI NEK 10c, 15:-, 20c Till 6 STRAND V K W P O R T MTAKT K.mVIN, WXKNf K OI..VMI and IMIKOTIIV U II. son In i "BEFORE DAWN" 15531 "RED TAPE" is To Be slashed To Speed l'i I'nMic Works Program. Wilcox Sins. Cooperation Of Every Member Of Setup Is Needed, Ho Asserts Laffoon Fledges His Aid. Iiiulxllii' llurrau, '.MO rnuirl. llulliltiit. I .Hri.ci.o. msi'Aivu m no; inwimok j Iiuisvlle, Ky., November 17 - "Red tape" will be Mushed to put ! Kentucky's public works program j under way without delay, Thornton ; Wilcox, Federal Relief Director for Kentucky, unnouiiccd today. : Public winks projects will be ap- j proved hereafter by Wilcox after j approval of Die Public Works Kngi neer here, Wilcox annoumed. Here tofore il has been necessary to obtain final approval in Washington after the approval of the engineer. Wilcox and Edward F. Seiller State Director of the National Re-; employment Service, called a meeting here at 2 o'clock Monday of ail Kentucky Mayors, County Judges and public relief officials to speed submission of public, works projects. The Federal Relic Administration, In allocating $3,.Vn,i)flO monthly to the state for civil works program, stipulated that Kentucky must put 70.000 men back to work to get this money, Wilcox said. Wilcox said that the 70.000 men will be paid in cash at the rate of -!." cents an hour for a thlrtyt-hour week, amounting to $f0 per month, oi a total state outlay of $3,00(1,000. Cooperation Is Stressed. "The speed with which the civil v orks program for Kentucky Is outlined and the sliced with which the money is made available will depend absolutely on the degree of cooperation of every member of the state relief setup present at Monday afternoon's meeting." Wil j cox said. Ho added that it wa I necessary that all members of the! various units summoned be present at the meeting. ) "The success of the civil works i program for Kentucky depends on whether the counties send in an adequate representation, so that j unpleasant things that now bother ' larceny. j they speedily may outline the work us will be but a memory. We have The youths were arrested on a ! projects, get them initiated, and 17 years of plenty ahead of us, with warrant sworn to by Gordon Mer- ' then submit them to the Commis- ; prosperity as great or greater than gard, proprietor of Mergaid Howl-1 sion for approval," he said. ' we have ever known. And a part ing Alleys, Southern and Decoursey ; Wilcox said much of the labor . o( this will come within three years j Avenues, Covington, who charges will be employed on "feeder" roads j from last Match 6, Not all years ; the youths entered the bowling : to main highways. The men will 1 will be good years, but If w Bave j alley Thursday morning and stole draw pay at 30 to 45 cents an hour, i the bad ones will not hurt us. i a quantity of cigarettes, cigars, the scale of the State Highwiy I "We should help oilier, for In J razor blades and other articles. ISn-Commlssion. On other projects the j helping them we will help our- i trance was gained through a rear scale runs from 45 cents to $1.10 selves, remembering all the time ' window. an hour, with a thirty-hour week, j that the NRA is going lo win out. ! Detectives Seller and Schneider j Our bank officials are just as cer- said they recovered part of the ! Frankfort, Ky,, November 17 j tain now that this prosperity is ; loot in the homes of the youths. ' (AP) Governor Laffoon, upon his i forthcoming as we were in 192R and j They are to be arraigned In Cov-: teturn today from Washington 1 1929 that hard times were coming. "' ington Police Court this morning. I What evei young mother knows . . . That even though a plentiful supply of hot walvr kept instantly ithin her reach whenever she happens to need it is one of the most inexpensive conveniences ol home, it is one of the most valuable, automatic ffas water heater will save countless weary ing steps each day when her family is young. And when her family is grown she will appreciate it still more. The cost of gas used in an automatic gas water heater is very little compared with the comfort and convenience it gives. INSULATE THE UNION LIGHT, HEAT & POWER COMPANY (INCORPORATED) where be attended a confeienee of Goveinois, relief dii us ami nui nlcipul office! s. said Kentucky would comply with I he request of the national Administration lo speed up public works projects, Governor laffoon said a ntaxt-mum of $3,r0o,ooo a month would be available to Kentucky for public works. The first step, he said would be to draw up lists of projects. The Chief Executive said he plans to appoint an Advisory Commission of five members shortly to wol k out a plan of liquor control for Ken-lucky, lie expressed belief the Hash-Gnlllon State Enforcement Act should be modified. "The fact that we have the state dry amendment complicates the problem," he said. "If the next Legislature repeals the Rash-Gulllon Act. a substitute measure should be enacted. We have to have control." BETTER TIMES Aid Kural Counties In Kent inky, Itcilfiiid Hanker lis Coiii!;ltin Nil V Triiiilile Laud hires llichcr. Rural distiicts of Kentucky have begun to feel the, beneficial effects of the New Deal, Information furnished the NRA office at the Covington Chamber of Commerce by D. L. Bell, cashier of the Bedford Loan & Deposit Hank, Bedford, Ky., discloses. Mr. Hell who was In Covington to attend the bankers' meeting for regional code enforcement yesterday, expressed great admiration for the President and his recovery measui es, "Ijmd prices In Trimble County and elsewhere in that section started to Increase in October, seven months after the new Aniinistra-tion took charge," he said. "I am confident (bat these prices will continue to increase from time to time and the lands will double, triple and, in some instances, quad tuple In value. I arn advising our (hints not to put off too long the buying of real estate, us land values will never he an low In the nrt 17 years as they are today. We are now on our way to pros- perous and happier times, when the her An her YOUR HOME JUNIORS Plan Red Cross Call To He Coniliii'ti'd ot Week Newport Pnneant And Kv-hiliil Are I'l'iilures. In Announcement was made night by Mrs. Robert. Gelsen, I'honuis, Vice Chairman of Publicity Division, Red Cross Call of Campbell County, that last : Foi t 1 the j Holl ; the ! Junior Red Cross will conduct It roll call next week. Miss Mai ion Parsons, Newport, will have charge of the campaign. A pageant also will be given by the Juniors Wednesday moinlng at 10:30 o'clock at the Newport High School A'ldltiu linn. The subject of 1 the pageant l "The Gifts We i Hilng." It will depict the alms and accomplishments of the American Ked ("loss and its contributions to the schools of the country. The pageant will be in charge of Miss Parsons, Miss Fitr.sinimons and Miss Alene May. Junior lied Cross clubs in the schools ate sewing1 on layettes which will be turned over to the; local chapter hcadouurtei s for ills- ii, i trlbution to be needv. Juniors also , also have made posters, which will be on exhibition nt the time of the pageant. Iater the posters will be sent to national headipiai Iris of the American lted Cross. The Juniors also have pledged themselves to make favors for the Crippled Children's Hospital at l.cx-lnglon, Ky. Forty favors have been made and will be sent as a Thanks giving gift to the hospital. Mrs. G'-orge A. McGlnnis, Niw-port, Executive Secretary of the chapter, announced that Newport Ixidge of Elks made a substantial contribution to the lted Cross roll call. TWO YOUTHS ARE HELD j Following Robbery Of Howling Alley Arrested On Warrant. Two Covington youths registered as Virgil Rogers, 17 years old, rear j 21(1 East Thirty-third Street, and i Clay Collls, 17, 20 West Thirty third I Street, were arrested last night by I Albert Seller and Albert Schneider, ' Acting Covington Detectives, on charges of housebreaking and: Ak Iiiin lo " Sri m 1 to,. XT' 1 iionif in order 1 1 1 at lie AND CUT YOUR HEATING TAXI RUINED TREES. CHARGE i In Suit For $1,000 Covington Couple Complainants. Charging Ihelr property had been (iiiinaged by reason of a laxlcah ! running onto It, Pert J. King and wife, Lillian G. King, filed suit In the Kenton Circuit Court yesterday against Taxlcahs of Cincinnati, Inc., to recover $1,000 damage. They charge a laxlcah ran onto Ihelr properly last May, knocking down ami breaking five trees, cutting up the lawn and damaging the concrete driveway. The Permanent Building and Loan Association of Covington filed suit against William A. Appcl, H30 ; Garrard Street, Covington, to re-j cover $1.7D on a note. Lien against ' and sale of property 2.1 by 17,1 feet j on the north side of Thirty third , Street, Covington, is asked. , Tlie Merchants n 1 1 it Mechanics! Umn and Hulldlng Association of Newport sued Joseph II, Volz and ! others to recover $l,)HiH on a note. I Sale of Property 1M bv 110 feel mi ! the south side of Hinder Street, Covington, Is asked. FIRE TRUCK Derails Street Car . i i' i, i, ,,.. . I" i 'si At ( ovi irton ( rossini: s S Three Firemen mid Hi I'iis-senters Are Shinned. Three Covington firemen and 11 passengers on a Ijitunla street cat narrowly escaped Injury when n flic truck crashed into the car al Twelfth Street and Madison Avenue, Covington, last night when responding lo an alarm from Box No. (12, Thirteenth and Holman Streets, Covington, which was turned in by a box puller. The fire truck crashed Into the front of the car, knocking il ofr j (he track and shatterlnir n mi mi Iter I of the windows. Harry Worde- j man, Captain of Company No. 3, whs in charge of the truck, which was driven by Cluules Duvenick. j W. M. Hreee, eonuuefor, 2725 Alexander Avenue. Covington, and G. G. McClure, motorman, 1105 Holman Street, Covington, were In charge of the car. The passengers on the car were thrown from their seats, hut none was Injured. Captain John Putthoff, head rf the Covington Police Department, ordered all police to search for the person who sent In the false alarm. WINDOW BOX STOLEN. Mrs. M. Taylor, lion West Thirty-fifth Street, Covington, reported to Covington police yesterday thai thieves stole a window refrigerator and supply of food from her home Thursday night. The box and con- tents were valued at $.1. L. E i House, caretaker of the Standard Oil Station, Sixth and Scott Streets reported the theft of a jack value:l at $2.1. SEE YOUR PLUMBER look IIMT lie 1 1 1 1 1 in i i ii r in mm' make and cxtiiiiulcs for niakiiit; il ndcquale lo supply you llie romfoi'l and convenience good plumbing ttlionlri give. Killicr he, or our Water Heating Department, will be glad to give you full information about automatic cas water heaters. WATER FIGHT Now Taken To Court. One Suit Would Discharge, Oilier Keep, Jameson. Oilier Dissatisfaction Said To Bn Current. Among Customers Of Kent on CoiuniissioiuM'S. Disagreement over the method of operation of the Kenton County Water Commission, which has charge ot the water supply for Fort Mitchell, Erlanger, Elsmere and subdivisions along the Dlxlo Highway between Covington and Elsmere, reached the courts yesterday when two petitions-nnn asking that J Hubert Jameson be removed as Chairman of the Water Commis j sion and another asking that he be I retained were suhmlted lo Judg' John H. Head, of Kenton County Court. Judge Head, who has the powei to appoint the Commissioners, continued hearing on the petition until i December 1. The Hoard of Commissioners, ! which Includes Mr. Jameson, C. Ed-. ward Gelae and John M. Crowe, are I said to be at loggerheads. Jameson i and Gelse, however, are said to agree. I jist February consumers in Elsmere and Erlanger complained fit the sei vice charge required of consumers. An adjustment was made, and the service charge of $Hi a , year In those two communities, i which are outside the water district, was reduced lo $K. A service j charge of $S a year lo consumer. 1 in the water district was dlscon- tinned, When the matter was being threshed out, Paul Hesser, who was Superintendent of the Water District, resigned nnd John M. Clowe was appointed by Judge Head to succeed him. Dissatisfaction among a group of consumers and failure on the pait of the three Commissioners to agree, resulted In the pell inns bein submitted to Judge Read relative to the removal of Mr. Jameson. V is said other petitions are In circulation asking for removal of other members of the Commission. After Crowe becamo a member of the hoard he advocated legislation which would authorize the incorporation of the Water District to enable certain changes to be made In its operation. Some of the bondholders of the district were for and others against the proposition. Seven years ago thfl Legislature authorized the issuo of $210,000 worth of bonds with which to enuin , the district, and assessments were (levied against property owners In the district to provide Interest and i amort izatlon of the bonds. COSTS

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