The Emporia Gazette from Emporia, Kansas on August 22, 1935 · Page 7
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The Emporia Gazette from Emporia, Kansas · Page 7

Emporia, Kansas
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Thursday, August 22, 1935
Page 7
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THE EMPOBIA DAILY GAZETTE Emporl», Kansas, Thursday, August 22, 1986 Vigilantes Attack Alleged Radicals Two Said to Be Communists Are Tarred and Feathered by Cshiorma Crowd. THREE OTHERS WARNED Agree to Leave Santa Rosa— Shots Are Fired When Mob Attack? Hcnne uf Rancher. Santa Rosa, Calif., Aup. 22 UP) — Two were tarreti and feathered ana three others ordered to leave town by self-styled vigilantes who conducted s_n sll rapht scries of raids against sllcged communists in Sonora county. The two tarred and feathered to an outlying district said they were Jack Green. Santa Rosa commercial artist, and Solomon Nitzburg, rancher at Two Rocks near Petaluma, whose residence was the scene oí disorder and gunfire. Newspapermen Xvho trailed the vigilantes said they numbered approximately 300 and traveled throughout the county in about 5C automobiles, the license plates oí which had been covered. The drivers and occupants were disguised in old clothing and masked or blackened faces. The five seized were forced to kiss the American flag before they were released. The Nitzburg; residence was the scene of a display of gunfire ant explosion of gas bombs, accompanying newspaper men said, when the crowd gathered and shouted for the man to come out. A volley of buckshot from the house sent the crowd scurrying for cover while a woman inside the building screamed "shoot to kill." After several shots had been fired from the house, ihe reporters said, some members of the vigilantes shot tear pas bombs through windows, forcing liitzburp out. Neither Santa Rosa police, the sheriff's office nor the district attorney's office would comment immediately upon the action. The aeUOii stani-n last night when the crowd gathered near a building downtown where a meeting of unemployed workers had been called. Seeing the crowd gathered few persons entered the building. Blamed as Agitators. The viprilnntes decided to go out End round up the agitators whom Ihey believed had called the meeting to stir up trouble among workers In ihe county hop harvest, just getting Under way. Green was seized first, in the downtown area. Taking him with them, the bund in quick succession stizert three other alleged communists, who said they were Ed Wolf, Grorce Ford, and C. Meyer, and severely manhandled them before cx- tractinc promises to leave the county by 3 p. m. While one group of vigilantes then desccndud upon the Nitzburg Localettes Complaint* to the Police. Boys were noisy in the street at Second an dUnion at 11:20 o'clock Wednesday night. Rural Is noisy when left alone in the house, according to a complaint reaching the police at 9:40 o'clock Wednesday night. The body of Mrs. Gladys Qlena Pair, 34 (above), naval board clerk, was found in the bathroom of her apartment at Long Beach, Calif., with a bullet wound through the back of her head. Police said the death was a murder. (Associated Press Photo) residence, others drove throughout the county seeking additional alleged agitators, but no further reports of anyone being seized were received. Vigilante leaders, who declared they intended to rid Sonora county of communitsts, held mock "trials" for all of the men seized. MONKEY REVOLT WANES SUMMER Sport Caps *\ Linen 0 Mesh 0 Cord Weave £ Waffle Weave Neat Checks; Tan, Gray, Plain White, etc. All Sizes Clearance Special 49« Values 65c, 75c, $1 "IT PAVt> TO BUY QUALTTT' Keepers Claim Situation, Bat Not All the Animals, Under Control. Massapequa, N. Y., Aug. 3) (JP¡ — An abortive uprising among the Simian residents of Frank Buck's zoo on Long Island's Sunrise highway was still smouldering today, but authorities announced the situation was nominally under control. In diplomatic language, that was interpreted to mean that of the 173 monkeys which walked off the reservation In the wake of "Capone," » flhesus monkey, the ringleaders were known and would be dealt with summarily when caught. Forty-five rebels had been cap- :ured and four casualties so far were recorded. One monkey showed improper respect for a charged third rail on the Long Island railroad. Three others were killed by high tension wires. The monkeys spread rapidly, singly and in groups. One was captured early today in Babylon, 14 miles away, by a youth who, for his prowess, gets a season pass to Buck's zoo. Contrary to rumor, no press censorship has been established. Communication lines were open, and « spokesman for the bring-'em-back- alive exponent of jungle etiquette freely discussed the origin of the Simian frnedom movement. "There was no cause," he said, "except a lack of discipline. Certainly no coup d'etate was accomplished." More than a dozen of the rebels deserted the cause last night and returned to (heir quarters. Offers in compromise, consisting of bananas, wen: rejected today by one group of the insurgents who executed a flank movement on the zoo from nrroFs the railroad tracks. In reply, thr zoo administration called for ¡••tern measures in the form of fire Inrtflors -vhcn the rebels mounted a ÍUu-polr. A repiTMintatlvc of the zoo, a golden Gibbon monkey "with a voice like an opevn riiv.i"—or so the zoo said— will br ?ont to the woods tonight to treat with the monkeys still at large in an endeavor to obtain their surrender. From Frank Buck himself, enroute to this country, came disturbing news—he is bringing back 2,000 more monkeys of the same stripe as those who participated In the rebellion. Proip*rity The exterior woodwork ol the Fleming bulldihg, 14 West • Fifth, which Is occupied by the Bailey Transfer and Storage company, Is being painted. According to J. L. Bailey, the work wa* oiuered by the building owners without any request from the tenants. R. Price. Cowan, Emporia Route 2. has a new Chevrolet truck. Harry Ford, baggageman, has painted his truck ft brick red. The Granada and Strand theaters joined other theaters all over America at 4 o'clock this atternoon in a moment of silence honoring Will Rogers, a 1-minute reel bearing the words, "Moment of silence in memory' of Will Rogers, America's most beloved citlien. His funeral is being held at this hour In Beverly Bulls, Calif." was flashed on the screens at 4 o'clock. The film also bore a picture of Rogers. Sport Item. When it comes to golfing prowess, Ted Gordon says one has to hand it to the ready-to-wear merchants. His story was that he and Abe Liflansky were challenged to match by Dan Barthel and W. L. Harris, who lost, on the Dryer park course Wednesday night. "It Just goes to show that one can't be a good advertising 1 , man and a good lawyer and a good golfer at the same time," Mr. Gordon said. "It seems to prove, though, that one can be a good ready-to-wear merchant and a good golfer as well." Saving pennies took care of a wedding day, instead of a rainy day, for Bert Morrill, former Teachers College athlete. MorrtU and his bride, formerly Mtes Lois Russell, of Emporia, paid for their marriage license at Ottawa the othsr day with 350 of thft 600 pennies he had saved in the past year. Morrill will teach at Derby next school year. Company B, Emporia Guard Unit, Pl*y» War at Camp WhHiide Camp WtüUMe, Fort Riley, Aug. 20—Monday company B, Emporia National Guard unit, participated in a musketry problem. Two «quads from Company B, representing a platoon attacked and iked-on targets representing a platoon of the enemy and were one of the most successful of any of the platoons in the 1st Battalion. Tuesday morning the company left camp to take part in a battalion. Leaving camp at 7:30 o'clock, the objective of the battalion was to stop an enemy battalion approaching from tie direction of Ogden, northeast of Camp V«'hltálele. Company B was detailed as the advance guard and preceded the other companies into r.ction. Approximately three miles northeast of the camp, the ' advance was held up by rifle lire from an enemy platoon. A skirmish line was quickly formed and an attack made on the enemy position. The advance of the enemy was halted until the remainder of the battalion could be drawn up into position and the "enemy position assaulted in force. Officers Judging the maneuvers and the lunpirei commended the work of the Battalion. Company B was judged to have had few casualties, largely to-the advance of the men under, fairly good cover. The other companies of the battalion suffered heavy casualties from heavier enemy fire. Company B goes out on the field maneuver and all night bivouac Wednesday. The early morning will be spent in preparation. The company will leave camp at 11 and not return until Friday morning. THE GOOD DRIVER The Gazette U publishing tbU teriu tl good driving mcthcxli In cooperation with the highway safety campaign ot the Kansas Safety council. Thcso method» eltlwi tiro required by state Ian or havo beco established by common unit at the uf«t «UI..1. » *» Takinr Attention Aw»y. Frequently drivers attempt to shut doors, close or open windshields, and move' articles in the car while it is moving. It Is dangerous to take attention from the wheel at any time the car is in motion. If a door fly» open or a window needs to be closed, stop the car before performing the necessary task. One death was caused by the driver taking his attention from the wheel in Kansas last year. The Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri inundates 61,000 acres or more than 95 square miles, has 1,300 miles of shore line and Is 130 miles long. ROTARY SIEVE H10« IBKCTK* ECONOMICAL BONG AMD SIRMMtttG FRUQCS AMD VEGETABLES Mrs. Clarence Gladfelter, 1012 Market, knew several members of the Will Rogers family when she lived with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Frey, at Ciaremore. Okla. Mr. Frey was born on a homestead along the Verdigris river near the Rogers home. Mr. Frey and Will Rogers belonged to the sume Indian tribe. Mrs. Gladfelter has never met the Will Rogers children, but she remembers Mr. Rogers' father and sister well. The city jail la empty this week for the first time in several weeks. The I61st Field Artillery-Municipal bane!, with Dale B. Stinson conducting, will play a concert Friday evening at 8 o'clock in Fremont park. Two other concerts will be given before the close of the band season. August 30 a concert will be given In the Peter Pan park amphitheater or in Humboldt park. The final concert will be in Hurn- boldt park. Ncitman Hospital Note*. Mrs. Joe Clark, of Council Grove, underwent a major operation this morning. i Thomas Fletcher, Madison, entered the hospital Wednesday and' left this morning. Miss Dora Gordon, o£ Neosho Rapids, is a new patient. Mrs. Carl Smith and Infant son went Wednesday to their home at 711 Constitution. Many Families Leave Western Kansas, New Emporia Resident Say» T. B. Tuggle, a newcomer to Emporia from Scott City, who Is living in the Kennedy apartments, reports that the migration from the hot, dry dustbowl section of western. Kansas is much greater now than during or immediately following the dust storms. Mr. Tuggle, who has lived around Garden City, Lakin and Scott City for 50 years, believes that relief will be needed more the coming winter in some sections of western Kansas than last year. Many of the persistent residents who were determined last spring to stick it through have lost hope and are ready to leave the country, said Mr. Tuggle. Around Scott City the prospects for a forage crop are gone. With the exception of green irrigated tracts and a narrow belt on the south of the Arkansas river in the sand hills, little growing vegetation is seen. Mr. Tuggle reports that the present summer temperatures have been normal and that the nights are cool, but only a little rain has fallen since early in June. Cattle, which were stricken during the seige of the dust storms last spring, still are dying from the after-effects, Mr. Tuggle said. A Cow Ate Dirt. Recently an autopsy performed on dead cow at Scott City, revealed ;hat the animal had a large clod of :arth in one of her four stomachs. It is assumed that the cow had eaten the dirt, but couldn't digest it, Tug- rle said. The seemingly inexhaustible supply of sheet water common :n southwestern Kansas, has dropped 1 'i feet below the normal level, Mr. Tuggle found. Mr. .higgle is the father of Clem Tuggle, coach of athletics in the Atchlson High school. Clem Tuggle is a graduate of the Teachers College and was a track star while in school. Curran Tuggle, another son of Mr. and Mrs. Tuggle, will begin his third year's work at the Teachers College in September. We never neglect quality roí speed—but well break our necks to deliver quality printing on time Gazette Printing department. BANK BANDITS HERE? (Continued rram rut* Onti James Wilson, of Enid, Okla., registered. He set down his car's license as Kansas 2-5156, but as they left the camp it was noticed that the car contained a Kansas dealer's tag. Clean Up and Leave Quickly. Mr. Keehn said he was told that when the men drove into camp, they drove their car in behind the cabin out of sight, an unusual procedure, and thai only two of the men got out of the car. They shaved and cleaned up, then the trio left hurriedly, eastbound. One of the men was described as fairly shorj and well dressed in a pepper and salt suit. The second man was short and stocky and wore overalls. The third man in the car wore a large hat. Press reports indicated that the robbers after leaving Protection abandoned their car and stole a salesman's car, answering the description of the car which stopped at the Emporia camp and which was said to have a dealer's license tag. Not until around 8:30 o'clock at night were the county officers notified. The call from the camp first came to the police, but the county officers, who then were notified, made the investigation. They notified the State Highway patrol at Topeka and according to Mr. Keehn, Frank Stone, assistant director, said the Emporia lead was the best they had received since the robbery. At the Theater». The Strand's Wednesday and Thursday offering is "The Age of Indiscretion," another of the husband-wife-secretary triangles with the divorced wife's new mother-in- law thrown in for variety. Helen Vinson is the wife who leaves her publisher husband, Pau! Lukas, and their son, David Japk Holt, to marry wealthy Ralph Forbes. The father devotes himself to toe boy. Christmas eve they are at their cabin when the secretary. Madge Evans, arrives with an important business message and Is invited to remain [or the tree and fun next morning The boy and his father, being her secret loves, she nccepts. Bui Forbes' mother, played by May Robson, also has fallen in love with the boy. She arrives Christmas morning, takes a good look and dashes triumphantly for the courts to start a fight for the boy's mother to have her child. The mother doesn't really care what becomes oí the boy. but it is the mother-in-law who has the cash and she does her part. The boy finally settles the matter and makes everyone see what should be dono. The show ends with nil of them doing it. A newsrcel and a comedy, a song-and- dance takeoff on banking, are shown with the feature.—M. S. T. LYON MAY GET FUNDS KERC BUy Function in September— WalUnt for WPA to A recent bulletin from the KERC office in Topeka, received by relief officials here, intimates that Lyon county will receive & small wúrk relief allotment for September. Originally it was planned to discontinue work relief funds September ¡5, but as no WPA projects for Kansas or Lyon county have been finally approved: In Washington, the KERC program may be prolonged to avoid distress. No hint as to the amount of federal aid Lyon county may receive was gl«en, according to Mrs. Shirley Prior poor commissioner. Notice also was given that the ed- ucationr.l program sponsored from a separate allotment of federal funds is to continue In Lyon county until September 19. It. is assumed that after that date, a revised educational program will be handed through the WPA set-up. ALABAMA TEAM BEATEN. Gadsden Crew One of Three Eliminated at Wichita Wednesday. Our Greatest August FURNITURE SALE Buy Now and Save! J. C. Dumm Furniture C». new high compression motors LUBRICATING MOTOR FUELS Wichita, Aug. 22 (/p)—Teams from Oklahoma, Illinois, and Alabama were eliminated yesterday from the national semi-pro baseball tournament here. Shawnee, Okla., provided one Of the biggest upsets of the tourney when they eliminated the Enid, Okla., state champions 5 to 4. The Enid team had beaten them on numerous occasions this season. The Buffalo, N. Y.. Blue Coals ousted the Chicago Sheridans with a 7-5 trouncing; the Denver Fuels eliminated the Stanzak Brothers of Waukegan, HI.; and Rossville, Ga., put the Gadsden, Ala., team out of competition with a 1-0 victory in a closely-contested game. Yuma, Ariz., defeated the Memphis Red Sox, a colored team, 4-3 in a replayed game. The colored team won the first contest 14-3, but tournament officials decided the fact that they were nearly an hour late for the game was a handicap to the Arizona players, and ordered the contest played again. Shelby. N. C., defeated the Omaha Fords 6 to 3. HARDWARE COMPANY Two Go Off KEKC As a result of orders from the KERC to end the services of all non-relief workers by tonight, two persons will be taken from the payroll in Lyon county tonight, Mrs. Shirley Prior, poor commissioner, announced today. They will be William Bradley, supervisor of the leisure time program, and Mrs. Grace Riley, supervisor of the sewing group. Mrs. Prior said that while these persons would no longer be paid. they have agreed to volunteer their services untl such time as the projects have been transferred to the WPA. Mrs. Riley has been sewing supervisor for a year and Mr. Bradley has been leisure time supervisor for four months. Empcri* Qranfe Has Monk. Fifty persons attended the annual Emporia Orange picnic held Wednesday evening at Dryer park. The picnic supper was served at 7:30 o'clock and informal entertainment occupied the remainder of the evening. The next meeting of the Orange will be September 4, The county Grange delegates «re to bt elected at this first fall meeting. The oldest newspaper In the is th« Peking News, which has published continuously for 1400 years. SPECIAL PURCHASE LUXITE HOSIERY Popularly and Practically Styled in THREE LENGTHS Giving Correct Fit to TALL, MEDIUM or SMALL WOMEN. These Exquisite Hose may be had in Sheer or Semi-Sheer Weight. Attractive New Fall Shades. 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