Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on February 24, 1932 · Page 1
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HOT ONB What indemnity must the United States pay Japan for letting an ' American, flier, a soldier of fortune, get shot down by the Japanese at ShanghalT THE GREELEY REPUBLICAN V--NUMBER 174 MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS GREELEY, COLORADO;WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY E4, 1932 AFTERNOON EDITION Hey Kicked it of Office )y Roosevelt LA Sheriff and Tammany Leader Is Ousted by Governor in Scathing nt D. democratic governor of today removed from office omasi M. Farley, district Tammany Hall's keystone ctllcally citing his reason for on the unexplained * ne governor turned statement made by the ex- fn the hearing Farley was matter of general sound pub- f I am very certain that there u'lrement that where a public B undir Inquiry or investiga= eclally an elected .public offl- d it appears that his scale . or the : total -of his bank de- it exceeds the public salary ( |j known to receive, he, the public official, owes a positive |uty to tlie community to give le or creditable explanation jources of deposits, or the ,-hlcli enables him to maintain o( living beyond the amount Mary." a this rule may seem to be rgement of any previous rul- »governor of this state, it is llelleve, that the standard of I o! public officials be put on lot personal as well as official land that therefore there is a I duty on the part of the pub lal to explain matters which i an inquiry which Involves idituro or the depositing of i of money." lennial Committee I To Meet Thursday ian Ralph Bishop has called I meeting of the Washington jnnial committee for Thursday |u, at 4 o'clock in the' counci' i of the city hall. The mem jtliis committee, as appointee |r Anderson,, ar.e as fqllows:' * D. Waldo, Jr., Mrs. Calvin IP. A. Ogle, Charles Houser tncher. Dr. E. A. Cross, I. B Mrs: Earl Hamilton/Charles n, Mrs. H. D. Earkof, Mrs to Finley, Clay R. Apple, W IMIss E. Gertrude Lee, George Tobias Mattox, Mrs. Grace N |. 0. Mann, D. C. Royer, Uev 'd, Mrs. O. B. Bennell, Floyd Ousted Sheriff lasoolatad Prest Photo Sheriff Farley of New York, leader In the key Tammany district, who hai been thrown out of office by Franklin D. Roosevelt. U.S. Disputes Japan Claim About Treaty I Injured In Welfare Work |- 0. French, 609 Ninth ave ained a fracture of the wrist ter noon Wednesday when at the Associated Relief elfare room in the basement birae building. Mrs. French working at the room, had n a low platform" to hang up d lost her balance. She put It arm to break her fall and were broken. wlval RlghU Sought PPllcatlon for carnival rights J during the 1932 Spud rodeo received by the city from- iburg Amusement company »lms it has five. major rides, oil shows and 20 legitimate is. This is the company that A to come here last year but o so. Application was turned Spud Rodeo committee. Ballard Recovering Rapidly Ballard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hard ot Greeloy is rapidly S from the affects of a tack received Sunday in an 8 accident. Thoro examina- TM that his injuries were not gage Priority of Illegal Fund 1 ot -whether a real estate ' supplemented by promise ~» the crop, is superior- to mortgage on the crop, Is |M In district court here in ITM Toltond Company against man in which plaintiff is _ n a farm located in the ft area. I 1 ' las been in court for sev- [TMi the present action being "Iweon c. W. : Toll and the 1 Bank ot Keenesburg in Meks to have the bank's of its mortgage on the | B 'rom the place set aside ""'^ returned. that the Zimblcmans, 1 now lost their Interest in I Promised to turn over their " Proceeds to him. In tho ."· tlmttol mortgage for MOO waa gi Yen the bank, f'Hel was later foreclosed. I |*°M $20,000 against the |TM tho Zlmblemans started fwntract. |«U)nieyg are sitting in on 'nay including John B. I.., T . Fischer and C. W. Toll 'f H. E. Crist and B. J. Sea- 6 Halt,-H. ~N. Haynos for , ^ Western Sugar company I "· Apple sitting, in" for the (Asoc!t«l Fran) Shanghai, Feb. 24.--It. was learned here today that Japaneie; authorities planned to lodge a protest with, the United States .government "over, the case of Robert Short, American airman who was reported shot aown and killed yesterday at Soochow while engaged in combat with Japanese airplanes. Washington, Feb. 24.--A.merica stood firmly today behind the open door policy In China and disputed Japan's claim that the nine power treaty should be revised because China was not able to maintain order. In an open letter to Chairman Borah, of the senate foreign relations committee, Secretary Stlmson said observance of treaties would have avoided the, present Slnb-Japanese situation, and' that no evidence had come to this government that compliance with them would have Interfered with the protection of all legitimate foreign rights in China. The secretary of state, In the several thousand word communication, pronounced America's policy filled with detailed background, in the far east difficulties as one squarely behind the open door policy and the nine power treaty, under which that policy was subscribed to by the principal powers. The letter was in response to a request by Borah for an opinion whether conditions in China, have Indicated the Inapplicability or ineffectiveness of the nine power treaty, and whether it was in need ot modification. The nine power treaty, Stlmson wrote, was entered Into by Japan and the other signatories at a time when China was engaged in an attempt to develop free Institutions and the powers, realized. China would' require many years to attain that end. Students Break Up Washington Show in S. Denver High Denver, Feb. -24.--A committee of South Denver high school students are investigating · a disturbance that broke up a George Washington "page- Japan Shuts Lid Down on MartialNews (By GLENN BAAB). Tokyo, Feb. '24.--For the second time this month official secrecy has closed over Important military developments in Japan, and an active censorship has kept out of the newspapers Information concerning preparations for increasing the expeditionary force to Shanghai. This was by order of the cabinet, the ministry apparently believing that control of the news disguise the serious view which the government takes of the situation in Shanghai. A few early editions of yesterday's evening newspapers managed to print a brief report of the cabinet's decision to send more men to China, but that was the only Information most of the people-have had. Official supervision of dispatches by foreign correspondents has taken some odd forms. For example, a keen- eyed supervisor deleted part of an interview' given by the Associated Press by Sado Arakl, the minister of war and one of'tbo strongest and most responsible members of the cabinet. Among the developments which the local papers were permitted to publish was a meeting of the supremo war council to which the high military officials reported on the Shanghai campaign. Imminent changes In the scope of the military activities there have revived discussion of candidates for commander-in-chlef of the reinforced army, and General Yoshlnort Shirak- awa, former, minister of war, is frequently mentioned., The great majority of the'Japanese people continue to support the government's military decisions and to approve the operations In Manchuria and at Shanghai, for there Is a growing realization of the risks Involved in the Chinese campaign and it has produced, a determination to see things through. Japanese patriotism 1« a strong force, but nevertheless the people are watching anxiously the reaction abroad, especially as it concerns a possible economic blockade by foreign powers. The reaction of the majority seems to be that .the western powers, unable to understand all that led up to the present crisis, have -judged 'japan harshly and "unjustly. (Auoctateft FriMl . Shanghai, Feb. 24.--(Wedne«d»y)- Offlclal reports today confirmed that an American, Robert Short, 27, was ·hot down by Japanete planes over Sooochow yesterday. ant. Jeers and catcalls became so violent during the affair, that Principal John J. Corey said he was forced to halt the proceedings and send the students back to their rooms. Local Bridge Project Put in Question Desirability of Allowing: "Three Per Cent" Gas Money To Be Expended Outside City Limits Argued by City Question of whether the city of Greeley should allow its legal share of the "three per cent" of the 'state gasoline tax 'to be expended, outside of the city limits was raised Tuesday. W. A. Insinger who stated that he acted "only as a messenger boy for the city council" brought the matter before the directors of the Groeley chamber of commerce at the weekly luncheon of the directors Tuesday noon at the Sterling cafeteria. No action was takon at the meeting except that the subject was referred to Hugh F. Wheeler, chairman of the streets and highway committee of the chamber. ·As already repeatedly announced the state highway budget provides for spending $12,564 from the three per cent fund on the Poudre river bridge and approaches on North Eleventh avenue. This bridge site was originally within the city limits but was excluded with abutting property from the city on petition of property owners by order of the county court July 29, 1929. The state highway gasoline tax money is divided as follows: 70 per cent to'the state highway fund, 27 per cent to county treasuries to be distributed in ratio to the mileage of state highways In each county and three per cent to be expended within city limits on links in federal aid highways under the supervision of the state highway commission. Two years ago North Eleventh avenue was paved to the present north (Continued on Page 10) Shanghai,--(Wednesday)-- Feb. --Turned back time and again In their daylight assaults on the Chinese stronghold in Klangwan during the bitter fighting of the lost four days, the Japanese launched a desperate at(Continued on Page 10) Bicentennial for State Hits Snag Tested in Court (AMoeltta! Prow) Denver, Feb. 24.--Colorado's celebration in connection with the Washington bicentennial struck a snag today when the attorney general declared the appropriation by the last legislature for the observance of the 200th anniversary of Washington's birth was illegal. The legislature appropriated $4,000 for the Washington bicentennial and a state exhibit at the world's fair in Chicago. It was specified in the general appropriation bill that this money was to be taken from the $12,500 contingent fund voted the governor for official and semiofficial purposes. Paul P.rosser, chairman of the Colorado Washington bicentennial celebration, appeared before the auditing board today and appealed for funds Ho said individual members of the committee had spent personal funds for various phases of the work of the committee. George Crowder, deputy attorney general, said the obligation wu a moral one rather than a legal one and that he believed the attorney general's office could work out a solution In conjunction with the governor. Crowder held the general appropriation bill should contain items for the actual operation of tho state government only. Engberg la Improving Condition of E. Engberg of ients back to their rooms. Johnstown, · injured in an accident .Protesting parents added flames to Sunday, waa reported Tuesday to be the controversy and complained to school officials about the attitude of the students. Someone started throwing pennies pn the stage and jeers were hurled at the players from all parts of the school auditorium, Corey said. They Say Arthur Hayden . "Longmont will never get tho court house," emphatically declared Arthur Hayden, Boulder constable while visiting Greeley Tuesday, "If th« Long- nionters want to raise '$2, we'll raise $4. Wte'll not only cover them but double them, it necessary." Mrs. Hayden and Mrs. M. P. Fox were members of the Boulder party visiting here wjth. George Helps. good. He is at the Greeley hospital. LOCAL BUYERS PAY TO FARMERS Wednesday, F«b. 24 Butterfat Pinto beana, old crop- Pin^ beana, new crop- Michigan white Great Northern Potatoes, whltea. Potatoes, Trlumpha 1«o 11.20 $1.25 -11.80 I1.W 30e to 35o -40o to 45o Model Mllle Grain Prime Winter whtat. Spring wheat Oati ' -Rye Yetlow Corn _ Barley -680 -73e -Me _4S« _70o WEEKLY TRIBUNE ESTABLISHED 1870 East's Sugar Interests Doubt Great Western Planning Wide Shut Down of Its Factories Strong Position of Sugar Company Is Considered by New York Observers; Agitation Heard in Denver To Place Wages of Beet Workers pn Percentage Basis Depending on Yield During Company Campaign; Directors Okeh Dividend (Allocated Prtu) Denver, Feb. 24.--Directors of the Great Western Sugar company declared the regular quarterly dlyid'end of $1.76 on preferred payable April 2 to stockholders as of record March 15. ( New York, Feb. 24.--While interests close to tho Great Western Sugar company stated today the refining plans ot the concern for 1932 were still bomewhat indefinite, it was not believed the present schedule called for any wide shut-down of factories in tho Eocky Mountain district. The company, a lending producer of beet sugar, has 22 refineries. Ot I these 15 are located in Colorado, six Dr. Rollo C. Spe.er, new pastor of the Firet Baptist church, who with his family will be honored at a reception tonight, Wednesday, at the church, beginning at 8 o'clock. Ministerial Association has been Invited to attend, as well as all members and friends of the congregation. Committee on Glehniere To Be Appointed Mayor W. H. Anderson was Tuesday authorized by tho city council to appoint a special Glenmero park committee to work in conjunction with the city street and' park department for the improvement of the park. Mayor Anderson said tie would announce the personnel of the committee within a week. Renewed protest against the city disposing ot any trees in competition with private nursery firms was made to tho council by Williams Gardens. As a result of the protest the -atton- tipn of aldermen was called- to the small nursery maintained at Island I Grove Park,. . , - ' Milt Seaman declared tha.t no tree had 1 ever been sold from the. city's nursery and that many ot those ."dis-. pensed tri the past had gone to sections of the city where they would riot outherwlse have been purchased. He estimated that 16,000 trees In Greeley. had oomo from, the 'city nursery. Several aldermen and Street Superintendent William Welsh expressed the opinion that tho present nursery Man Sought Carlino Death GivesSelf Up Denver, Feb. U. 3 --An extensive search for Bruno Maurb, 18, wanted for 1 ' questioning in connection "with the slaying of Sam Carlino ended Idst night when -the youth walked into the police, station here with his attorney, Charles T. Mahoney. , For ten months Mauro had eluded detectives. Mauro, according to his statement to Chief of Police Albert T. Clark was not present when Carlino was shot to I containing about 8,000 green ash .IA«*-VI t« 1*I« t. n «n ti««M lUTm* O t O 9 1 I oil mi lil ha sVlanananrl xirlfTi nnrl n omnll death in his home here, May 8, 1931. He surrendered, he said, because he Is innocent and desired to straighten the matter up. District attorney said- he would file murdei charges against Mauro. The slaying of Sam Carlino was one of the major blows to the Pete Carlino gang which, in a few weeks, was crushed by enemies and harassed by police. ' Water Bills on flat Rate Tojncrease Flat rate water bills against many properties are going to show big increases when due the next time, it was warned Tuesday by Water Superintendent Milt Seaman. The Increase will come where it has been found that two or three families are living in quarters where heretofore water rent for one family only has been charged. These conditions were- found during the course of a survey now being made by the water department. · Seaman warned that "a big howl" is going to be heard when the water bills are sent out next time, but that there Is no alternative, if the water department regulations are to bo enforced. Resumed Drilling at Greasewood Within Few Days No work had been done on either the Continental or Greeley Gadboli wells at Greasewood up to noon Wednesday and shooting of the Continental a second time was expected to take place during the afternoon. Arrangements were made Tuesday to shoot the Gadbols No. 1 well of the Continental Oil company this (Wednesday) forenoon. It was reported at Qearhart Tuesday evening that a rotary rig will be placed on the W. A. Wilson lease offsetting the Patterson on the southeast within a few days. There is a rotary derrick on the lease which is a Holler-Foster operation and the well was put down 400 to 600 feet this fall and winter with a light rig. Manning ft Terry have the contract for the Wilson well. Some of the driller* are already in tho district and it Is said that moving in qf equipment may start within five or six days. Continued mild weather has convinced drillers that tho Roller- Foster pipeline from Jackson lake Boon ' be ln should be dispensed with and a small number of good trees carried for park replacements. The small ash now growing" have not been cared for and are virtually worthless, It was said. Protest was referred to the park committee. Water Line Bids To Be Received Tues. Bids on water main to be used in extending the waterworks double line west from Hazelton school, will be received' by the city council next Tuesday evening. At least 10 firms are expected to compete for the order. Aldermen hope- that they will be able to extend the double line tho full 17,000 feet from the school to the river this year as an unemployment project. Faris Concrete Products company of Greeley was Tuesday aw.arded"the contract for furnishing approximately 1,600 feet of drain" tile for storm sewer projects to bo put thru this spring. The Farls bid was 30 cents per foot for 712 feet of 15 inch tile, 20 cents a foot- for 626 feet of 12 Inch and' 16 H conts a foot for 160 feet of eight Inch concrete pipe, total price being $602, well below any other bid received. L. E. Anderson Home Is Ransacked by Prowlers L. E. Anderson home at 1711 Eighth street was ransacked Tuesday night by prowlers who entered by removing a glass from the rear door. The Anderson family was not at home Tuesday night or Wednesday and police were unable to Immediately determine whether or not anything was mining. Contents ot dresser drawers had been scattered about. Mrs. Todd Stephenson reported to police that a small quantity of coal was taken from -the Stephenson home Tuesday night while she was at the hospital with her husband who was burned in a fire that morning. A small quantity of candy and cigarettes were taken from the Grooley Amusement park storo Monday nlgnt when thieves broke the door padlock. Aldermen in Praise of Greeley Police City Aldermen gave high praiae to the work of tho 'Greeloy police and federal agents in capturing the xtlll near Brlggsdale last week and arresting several suspects in the. .case, at the council meeting Tuesday night. C. F. Wlls . w.ater collector, was-al»o overtime to from the War Starts Much Nearer to Weld than China Coast How much is the seat of county government worth to Greeley? Interesting facts or rather speculations on the value of a county seat to a city are being published at Longmont. Longmont people propose to issue $260,000 bpnds for a modern court house to be orectod at Longmont and to be donated to the county provided that the county seat will bo moved from Boulder to Longmout. Advocates of the plan state that the county seat would be worth 20 times the amount o£ the bond issue to Longmont in payroll and Increased business. Unique proposal of Longmont has poulder admittedly worried. One edition of the Boulder Camera contains a two column front page news story denouncing the Longmont proposition and claiming that- Longmont can't possibly get the' votes to make the change, also another news story on the law of Colorado county soat location and an. editorial headed "Longmont can't divert its electric light plant fund to build a court house for Boulder, Greeloy or Loveland" another, editorial explaining that voting on a county seat location would not; be limited to taxpayers. (Boul- der.lias a very large non tax-paying 'Population),, also another editorial ridiculing Longmont's claim that fhe county .seat is worth $6,000,000 to the city possessing: It. , The talk -of moving the county seat ifrom - Boulder to Longmont started as a joke when the Boulder court house burned. It. ceased to be a joke when Ray'Lanyon, editor Qf the Longmont Times, and incidentally mayor of Longmont, backed by other citizens began an energetic investigation to see what Longmont could do. Farmers and people living in the numerous-small" towns of Boulder county "fell hard" for the Idea of getting a quarter of a million court house for nothing as preferred by Longrnpnt. Boulder county .is only one third as valuable as Wold county and is only one sixth as large and hag ·only one half the population of Weld. Hence if the county seat of Boulder county Is worth anywhere near $5,000,000 to Longmont the county seat of- Weld county ought to be worth $15,00,0,000 to $20;000,000 to Greeloy, statistics would indicate. As a veteran county official here remarked Tuesday, It's lucky for Greeley that she grabbed the county seat from Evans while court houses were still cheap, and before their Immense value was thoroly comprehended. in Nebraska, two in Wyoming, and one In Montana. There are several independent factories In this district, and, it was said, some of these, because- of the prevailing low price of beet sugar and the difficulty of obtaining funds to meet bank loans might be forced to close. It was pointed out the Great Western conipany was In a somewhat stronger financial position than the smaller refiners and should be able to continue- operation of its various plants until signs of improvement begin to show in the Industry. At the same time, it was thought, if refined beet sugar continue? at its present price of 3.95 cents a pound, or declines further, there will have to be a reduction in the price of beets. The jrower, for the past season, received [5.50 a ton for his crop. The beet crop for 1931 was 59,999 tons under the peak crop for the previous season which totaled 1,075,000 toils. Hope was still being held out for ;he success of the Chadbourno plan for restriction ot the world's sugar output, outside of the United States, but some dealers were pessimistic as. to the outcome and expressed the fear lower prices and increased production would io seen. Students Volunteer Blood for Eatonite Needing Infusion Search for blood was being conducted 1 at Teachers college Wednesday OB scores, of students volunteered to give a quantity for use at the Greeley hospital where Mrs. Ella Dlehl of Eaton is in need of a transfusion. Tho the call for volunteers was made Tuesday morning at Teachers college and many students had by night undergone tests to. determine the suitability of their blood, none had been found that would match .that of Mrs. Dlehl which is in group one of blood . classification, the class into which fewest people fall: Attending physician _sald that his patient is suffering fro'm an en'emlc condition and that a blood transfusion, tho not an immediate requirementf should be accomplished within a few days. . . Denver, Feb. 24.--According to the Denver'Post that-beat field labor may be asked to take a chance and tend 1932 Colorado- best crop on a percentage basis, Instead of being guaranteed a specific wage. Northern Colorado farmers are urging .that baet labor be given 25 percent of. the gross" returns an acre instead .of a fixed price an acre. La'si year the labor contract called 1 for'a payment of |19 an acre. The ef- [£ct of putting labor .on .a percentage basis would be to' reduce the labor on p[bor or efficiently cultivated beet land. The result of this will be that farmers making a small yield an acre will be able to get field labor or will have to do tho work themselves or go out of the beet producing business. It labor is paid on a percentage basis it is believed the beet acreage will bo materially reduced. There is a limit to the acreage one farmer can handle alono and' if he produces only 7 to 10 tons an acre at $5.50 a ton which was the price paid for .beets last year, 25 percent ot his gross return would not be a living wage. Agitation among farmers to pay beet field labor on a percentage basis has been increased by the fear that the sugar companies in Colorado may not guarantee growers a minimum price tor beets this year. This far, tho Great Western Sugar company, which is^ the largest concern of its kind in tile country has taken no steps toward contracting the beet crop this year. Reports have been current the company might not operate at all and If it does operate, it may reduce the minimum beet price to ?4 or $4.50 a ton or may nmko no guarantee whafr soever. Campbell Breaks World Speed Mark (Associated Prcu) Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 24.--Sir Malcolm Campbell, famous British race car driver, today hung up a new world's automobile speed record on tho ocean speedway here. His speed was 253.968 miles an hour. The veteran 47-year old racer drove his 12-cyllnder bluebird twice over the course for an average two-way speed of 253.968 miles an hour over the official mile. This exceeded by 8.235 miles an hour the record ot 245.733 he established here last year. 3 Youthi on Probation' The three Greeley youtlm wb« "·-·"- fes'sed to burglarizing the Greeley Tent and Awlilng company store recently were Tuesday put on probation for two years after being sentenced to serve a term at tho state' Industrial school at Golden. Tho boys are to report monthly to the county Juvenile officer, C. I. Anderson. Tribune Phone Numbers 3 For Society, Local, Other. Newa and Editorial. ' " ' .- r f»r Builnm, Advertising, Job X 0 Printing, Subscription*. Youth Held at Collins for Selling Stolen Furs Fort Collins, Feb. 24.--Arrested Monday night by Deputy Sherff Ray M. Barger, Arturo Velada, 21 years of age, ot Cheyenne, Wyo., Is held id the Larimer county Jail while officers hero and at Cheyenne and Greeley are making a case against him on suspicion that he was disposing of stolen property. Two' others are held In Cheyenne. Velada sold ten mink hides and two martin hides to Ray Young, hld'e and fur dealer at Laporte, Monday night, receiving a check for $35. Later i'oung became suspicious, called officers here and Volada was arrested while attempting to cash the check. Velada told a number of different ·ioriei ot how he'came into possession of tho furs. Officers -believe now that he received the furs from a Negro, Alonzo Feed, working for a fur company at Cheyenno. Furs are believed to have been stolon from tho fur company, and; similar sales aro said to have been made at Greoloy.

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