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Friday, March 23, 1934
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WYOMING FIRST TTTR CARPER TRIBUNE-HERATP CASPER. WYO. PROJECT FOR ill IS PUSHED TUEUftTIOIJflL WHIRLIGIG News Behind the Scenes O'Mahoney Optimistic of Results Assurance that a proposed air mall contract between Great Falls) Mont., and Cheyenne Is still under consideration and has not been ehunted in the background was received today by E. J. Schulte, president of the Casper Chamber of Commerce, from United States Senator J. C. O'Mahoney in Washington. "In acknowledgement of your letter of March 12 and Ir rference to the air mall service -n Great rails to Cheyenne, ' e assure you that the matter engaged my constant attention and that I shall overlook no opportunity to gain results," wrote the senator. "The postofflce department officials have indicated a sympathetic feeling and I trust that the developments will permit the establishment of mall service on this line." President Schulte had written: "From the press reports during the past few days, we are led to believe that contracts will be given to private companies in the very near future and. of course, we would like to see the Wyoming Air Service get such a contract, as air mail service Is of vital Importance to all of us throughout the region which this air line serves." In response to a telegram 10 days ago In which Schulte wired: "We are pleased to learn that air mail contract for line from Billings south through Cheyenne is under consideration by the tdmlnLstration. This will fill long-felt need by people of this section. Would like to urge that you use vour influence to see that contract is liven favorable consideration:" Senator O'Mahoney responded, 'The plan of the post-office department calling for a schedule of payments of air carriers on the weight basis calls for a broad development of air lines In the country snd I am hopeful that the Billings-Cheyenne line can be established In the event that the weight basis of payment urged by the department is adopted. IIIElLSTO WASHINGTON By GEORGE DURNO TAXIGAB OPERATORS DLflLlE LA G0ARD1A FOR LATE RIOTS Claim Members of Mobs Were Mostly Agita tors and Not Drivers for Fleets REVISED MAIL council (Coatlaned From Pas One) never confirmed by the council, al though his name was brought up twice afterward. A number of other matters came up during the session, such as the budget for the first quarter, which was passed by the council; a request that the firemen's salaries be . Increased, a discussion on the expenditures on the construction work at the V. F. W. swimming pool, and other matters. A communication from the members of the fire department was read by City Clerk W. W. Slack, regarding the firemen's salaries. Restoration of part of the salaries of the workers in this department was asked to the extent of at least $10 per month, per man. Considerable discussion centered upon the question, but no action was taken for or against the proposal. It was decided that an Investigation of the situation should be made before a definite decision Is rendered. Representing the local post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, H. M. Graham told of the need of addi tional funds to go ahead with work on the construction at the public swimming pool In the Washington park so that the Job might be com pleted before the CWA program ex plres. The opinion was expressed by councilmen that the city has ad vanced Its rightful share of the funds toward the construction of the project and that with the county contributing the amount needed to complete the work, both the county and city would have spent an equal share of money for the work. A request for permission to construct a steel frame building at Vfl-lowstone avenue and Ash street was made by the Wyoming Oils. Inc. No action was taken regarding this matter until the company makes a report In detail. THREE SUBJECTS ON PROGRAM OF CLUB (Coatlaaed From Pag Oa) to industry and eliminate the ex pense of setting op the new banks which the federal reserve would run anyway. There's reason to suspect Jonea pulled a fast one on the White House that didn't quite work when he submitted bis own bill to congress. This U the one that would have widened the powers of the R. F. C. ao it could make direct loans to Industry In competition with the banks. The first Mr. Roosevelt knew of this bin was when he was questioned about It at a press confer ence on the day Jonea submitted it on Capitol Hill. The president's professedly complete ignorance of the proposal is important to remember. His aston ishment that It had been tossed be fore a congressional committee was obvious. SILVER. Thera teems to be more than one way of killing a cat be sides choking it to death, with but ter as the saying goes. The White House resorted to i neat bit of strategy to prevent a vote at this session on the Fiesinger silver bill, which provides for fed eral purchase of a billion and half ounces. This was the dispatch of Prof. James Harvey Rogers, of Yale, to China to study the silver situation. It takes a long time to get to the Orient and back, so there Is little likelihood Rogers will be able to report before adjournment. MANNa! In addition to being the world's largest employer of labor and one of its champion spenders (more than a billion dollars In less than a year) Harry Hopkins quali fies also as our leading butter and egg man. From November to March IS, the relief administrator has bought and distributed 40,824 carloads of assorted products through his federal surplus relief corporation. When you stop to consider that It take 40,000 pounds of foodstuffs, 100,000 pounds of coal, or 60,000 pounds of grain to make a carload, this Is a lot of re lief. The manna distributed consisted of pork, lard, flour, butter, dried ap ples, beans, cereal foods, canned beef, cheese, oranges, syrup, blank ets, coal and feed grains. NEW YORK, March 23. VP) Three large taxlcab fleet operators joined today in a clashing attack on Mayor F. H. LaGuardla, charg ing him with responsibility lor yesterdays rioting in which more than 150 taxlcabs were damaged and 60 working " drivers, passengers, pedes trians and policemen were injured. The operators published their charges in an open letter to the mayor in full page advertisements in newspapers. They called upon the mayor to instruct the police department to bring the rioting to an end. The letter charged that the mem bers of the mobs were "for the most part cot taxlcab drivers, but agi tators of disorder enrolled for the purpose from Industries other than the taxicab Industry." The letter also charged that the central committee cf the taxlcab drivers unions of Greater New York, "sponsored only by the communist party," Is trying to force the fleet employes to join their union "and to pay dues to support professional I 5. USUI TO GO TO ENGLAN Plans to Make Perma nent Home There HURJA. Appointment of Emil Hurja as assistant to Jim Farley to take charge of the actual running of the Democratic National commit. tee hat the approval of most Democrats if mail reaching headquarters is any criterion. The Farley trouble shooter has been literally swamped with letters of congratulation since his new assignment was announced. Hurja intends to work in close co operation with the senatorial and congressional campaign committees in an effort to hold existing lines in next fail's elections. The Demo crats have visions of picking up six senate seats while not losing more than 50 of their ponderous house major. From one angle the committee's new active head should be well equipped for the task. One of his hobbies is the collection of cam paign literature. Hurja is familiar with the original versions of ail campaign hoop-la running back to 1824. WHICH" The Democrats may pick up one seat in the house any day now. House elections commit tee No. 2 is about to vote on the contest between Rep George Burn ham (Rep.) of San Diego, Calif, and his Democratic opponent Claude Chandler. Eurnham got the decision by the narrow margin of 43,757 to 43,304. An official recount of 25 per cent of the vote permitted Chandler to pick up 150 ballots. There are six Democrats and three Republicans on the committee. Their decision may be Interesting. Three current events topics, "Building Boys," "Threatening La bor Trouble" and "Ambitions of Ja pan," were introduced for discus sion last night by Lieut, John Home- wood at the regular weekly meetin! of the Casper Literary club at the public library. Much discussion was centered on high school athletics and the new stadium here as aids in "Building Boys." C. D. Buffett gave the formal pa per on "The Gold Standard and Mo netary Policies of the President's Administration." A keen interest was shown in the subject and much discussion followed. Charles Niethammer was chairman of the literary program, and Dr. S. H. Durgs was critic. WATCH For Opening SADDLE ROCK Cafe and Tavern DINING AND DANCING NOTES. With Philippine Inde pendence in sight naval plans con template early withdrawal from the islands and concentration of forces at Pearl Harbor . . . The railroads are jockeying with their workers in an effort to keep tbe roads out of an NRA code . . . There's no dan ger of a strike . . . If world court supporters really press that question there'll be trouble from senate Dem ocrats . . . Emergency cash relief disbursements amount to $2,411,000,-000 since July 1. (Copyright McClure Newspaper Syndicate) ATHENS, March 23. (JPh-Mrs. Samuel Insull, her lawyer, M. Pop, indicated today, hopes to acquire a permanent domicile in England. He revealed that Mrs. Insull had applied for permission to enter that country and that he awaits action on her application by the British legation. Pop said he was communicating with Insull, now somewhere at sea on the Greek freighter Malotis, by sending out wireless messages at random. He said some of them reached the Chicago fugitive and others did not. He said definitely that the Malotis was not bound for the Red sea. DEATH CLAIMS .0. agitators of labor' and racketeers." The operators told the mayor ne was quoted as having stated c dont want any company unions in New York," and "let the American Federation of Labor come in here." The letter charged the mayor's reference to the American Federation of Labor "was in the face of your positive knowledge that the federation refuses to recognize the Taxicab Drivers union of Greater New York." The strike situation was comparatively- quiet today and last night following yesterday's serious disturbances. Only isolated cases of disorders were reported. knights" templar to attend church SERVICES AS UNIT Conforming with the long established custom of Knights Templar to attend church in a body on casie 2;, members of Apollo Com-mnndery No. 8, Knights Templar, i win attend an 8 o'clock service Sun. dtv morning. April 1. at St. Mark's , Episcopal church, it was announced today. For years the Knignts lempiar have attended Easter services. During the past several years the com-mandery, as an organization, was represented at an evening service at one of the several cnurcnes in Casper, but prior to that time the fraternity had attended morning services. As most of the local churches have planned an elaborate musical program for Easter this year and with large congregations anticipat ed, it was decided for members of the Apollo Ccmmandery to have an early service this year that wouM not Interfere with any other church, and to permit members to attend their respective churches later in the day. The Easter message will be delivered at the Knight Templar service by Rev. Joseph D. Salter, rector ot St. Mark's Episcopal church. A special Invitation is being extended to all local members of the various Masonic bodies to participate In the service to which the public is invited. The Knights will assemble at the Masonic temple at 7 a. m., anrt proceed to the church. BILL OFFERED ireatlaare ria Pa Oar I tacked by Charles A. Lindbergh and others. At that time. It could extend existing contracts for a period of three years without competitive bidding. Extension of such contracts by Walter P. Brown, former postmaster general, was one of the targets of the investigating committee. WASHINGTON,. March 23. W The administration may jump the gun on congress by doing something toward restoring the air mail to private operators before the pending air mail legislation is enacted. Attorney General Cummings dropped a hint along this line as he left a White House conference with postofflce and commerce de partment officials. President Roosevelt Is known to have some air mail action in mind, A decision may be made bsf ore his planned departure for a fishing trip .n southern waters next week. Whatever Is done may have seme connection with a reply promised by Postmaster General Farley within the next few days to the requests of airline operators for a hearing on :he cancellation of their air mall contracts. About a dozen such requests are on file. Scmewhat revised bills for returning the air mail permanently to private companies are expected to be reported out next week by both the senate and house posioffice committees. Both have concluded hearings. From behind the committee doors have come indications that the administration would like to stick to its plan for having companies holding cancelled contracts reorganize before being allowed to bid for new ones. It desires also a divorce o! the new bidders from holding companies and interlocking directorates. Flashes of Life By The Associated Press RALEIGH. N. C Witnesses were a little premature when they -iias rnmnor t. m. wain alter 1 seeing a train run over an aged nesro on a trestle. When the train had passed, the negro got tp unhurt. He had snuggled between the rails. GROTON, Conn. A moist finger told Irving IL Poppe that it will be a "rather wet and cool summer." He figured that the Vernal Equinox occurred at 2:28 a. inu Wednesday, and that the wind prevailing at that time should rfevail for six months. So he had a policeman raise a wet finger at the crucial moment. It dried quickest on the northeast side. ALBANY, N. Y. Whether a grandmother should be held responsible for her grandson's injuries while she Is learning to drive an automobile Is to be determined by the court of appeals. Mrs. Phoebe Mineah is appealing the judgment obtained against her by her son-in-law, whose infant son, Duane Spalding, was in. jured during a ride with Mrs. Mineah. "There Is an old adage.- reads the petition on appeal, "That you cannot teach an old dog new tricks. To paraphrase: It is a hard job to teach a grandmother to drive an automobile, elderly ladies do not readily take to such things; while they are learning to drive strangs things can occur." MEETING AT MIDWEST Friday, March 23, 1934 MEMBERS OF CASPER' S3 LEGION POST ATTEIID.SvssS-- ae rwiowmu ure ugiou meeting t. Legionnaires heard the four "sf dents winning the high school t say contest sponsored by the M a west auxiliary, read their essavs oa Peace and Security." The Mii: nost asked that the local m.. of colored Legionnaires give thr-show at Midwest at a future date." They also attended a FIdas p.-. gram at which the origin of the ci. tional anthems of the various M. tions in Fldac was explained wa-j the anthems were played. Dana-, and refreshments followed. A number of members of the local George W. vroman post, American Legion, attended a meeting ct the Orin Snyder post at Midwest last night Among those attending from Casper were Commander Kenneth Mac-Henry. Maurice Kelliher, Alex Mcpherson, D W. Ogilbee, James E. Jones. Fred W. Dralle, Harry Mc- nermott. Bryan Kemmer. Martin t Arson William Wexall and B. I Eoughn. Thev were introduced by Mac Henrr. who told of the coming de partment convention at Casper ana the Fourth of July carnival piannea by the local post. Kelliher, local GREASE GUN STOLEN. 'Roy T. Williams of the Standard service station at Second and Dur. bin streets, reported to police ist night that a grease gun was stolta from the station Tuesday evening HEAVY SHOW IS WELCOMED (Contlaaca From Pace Oael he weighed about 500 pounds, were factors against his recovery from broken ribs, , internal injuries and shock incurred in the overturning of an automobile on the highway north of here Wednesday. Since early today, his physician, Dr. Galen A. Fox, announced his condition had been extremely grave. Years ago Irwin was a cowboy and rodeo performer of the first rank.. He appeared in the Cheyenne Frontier Days show, winning the steer roping championship in 1906. After that he formed a wild west show and traveled about the country. Lately he owned a string of thoroughbreds which he raced on some of the outstanding tracks about the country. He owned a stock ranch at Meriden, Wyo., from which he was returning when the accident occured. ; It was a saying among his old friends that Irwin had a heart as big as his body and many charitable acts of the showman were retold by old timers of Cheyenne today. Chief of Police T. Joe Cahlll said there were any number of old and broken down cow pokes throughout the west who owed their very lives to Irwin. He always kept a number of oldtimers down on their luck working for their board and room about his place that he once kept near the Tia. Juana race track. Once while on a transcontinental train, Cahill related, Irwin came upon an elderly woman, penniless, who was escorting her son's body back from Nevada to Iowa for burial. Irwin bought the aged woman food and secured a berth for her on the train. While the woman slept he took his 10-gallon hat and went through the train, asking donations. He secured $80 which he presented to the needy woman. Funeral arrangements for Irwin had not been completed today. CITY MARKET WILL OPEN TOMORROW AT 228 EAST SECOND IP IBS GUARD ANCIENT CITY PLANE DESIGNERS TO GIVE VIEWS. WASHINGTON, March 23. W All c& the nation's airplane designers get a wide-open invitation to day to tell a house committee how they would Improve army aviation. A considerable response was ex pected. Several aeronautical design ers have asserted flatly they could improve upon the types of ships used by the air corps, which has been much criticized since it start ed flying the mails. Chairman Rogers D., N. H.) of the house military affairs sub-corn mitte, which has been investigating the army, sent out invitations for the conferences to start here next week. Specifically he called for experts who wished to "discuss necesary procedure leading up to competitive bidding on deign competition." The contention of some commit tee members is that the "nego tiated contract" s stsm probably lias led to inferior equipment. Contlnaea mn litr Onet British pacification of the region." The size of the cemetery convinced Malraux he had found She-ba's real metropolis. "Sheba seemed to have three provinces," he said. "Mareb, previously believed to be the capital of all the great queen's territory, was merely the provincial capital, i believe, like Meln another known city. Malraux said the city itself was three miles long and about half as wide. Exhibiting photographs taken at a height -of a thousapd feet over the legendary city, Malraux pointed cut 20 temples and towers whose windowless walls and set-back architecture like modern ' skyscrapers rlring above the lower houses further convinced him the city dates to the time of the famous queen. The city, he said, Is surrounded by the ruins of a double wall outside which are pitched tents of hostile nomads who fired upon their plane as it spiraled low for a better view. The city Is believed by Malraux to have been a great clearing center for camel caravans bearing goods of ancient India from the coast of the Arabian sea to Jerusalem. ADDITIONAL FUNDS NEEDED TO FINISH WORK ON PLUNGE COM QUOTAS FOR CORPS SET BOMBING PLANES ARE AWAITED WASHINGTON, March 23. Postolflce department officials today raid large seals resumption ol air mail service by the army awaited delivery of a number of new bombing planes, each capable of carrying 2,000 pounds of mail. The department said military authorities plarned to use these bmb?rs cn th2 heavier routes. The arm-1 is new flying the mail on eight runs pnd it is expected one of the first eddlticrs to this service will be the Chicago-StPauJ route. Natrona Will Send 33 to CCC Camps CHEYENNE, Wyo.. March 23. (P) Enrollment of county quotas of unmarried men between the ages of 18 and 25 for C.C.C. camps will start April 2, Will G. Metz. state civil works and relief administrator, advised all county relief chairmen. The state has been allowed 304 men of this cla-.s and 136 experienced men. The county quotas for this division of C.C.C. workers will be announced later. The following county quotas were allotted by Metz for the young unmarried C.C.C. workers. Albany, 16; Big Horn. 15: Camp bell. 9; Carbon, 15: Converse, 9; Crock, 3: Fremont. 14; Goshen, 16; Hot Springs, 8; Johnson. 7; Laramie, 36; Lincoln, 15; Natrona, 33; Niobrara, 7; Park. 11; Platte, 13; Sheridan, 23; Sublette, 3; Sweetwater, 23; Teton, 3; Uinta. 9; Washakie, 5, and Weston, 6. Ccunty chairmen were advised to start enrollment of men on relief rolls April 2 for the camps and to have quotas available immediately thereafter when orders are received 'or them to report. It is expected that the first camps will return to the state early in May. ' MISSIONARY WILL BE CLUB SPEAKER (Coatinaea Froaa rare Oa) tures were forecast for tonight. The heaviest precipitation recorded this morning was .26 of an inch at Sheridan. The snow and fog. stopped air transportation. There was no movement of the army air mail in any direction this morning. Last night the trip from Denver was cancelled and the mail trained. The United Air Lines transports were sitting on the ground too, because of the weather. A plane that arrived here at dusk last night was held here and was to be consolidated with a later section If flying was resumed today. Two east bound ships were held at Laramie and officials were unable to say whether tfiey would fly eastward over Sherman Hill to Cheyenne today. The City Market, a new Casper business firm specializing in fresh meats, poultry, fish, fruit and vegetables, will open its doors tomorrow. It is located at 228 East Second street, the first door west of Montgomery-Ward's. As an opening day feature, a pack age of fancy bacon will be given free with every purchase made by the first 100 housewives visiting the new store. The interior has been entirely remodeled, redecorated and re-arranged. It now presents a most attractive appearance. A large electrical refrigeration unit has been Installed in the meat market Shelves and other equipment are in shining white with black trim. The department especially featured at the City Market is the refrigerated display fish booth. An unusual variety of fish is offered. The entire store Is modernly and attractively equipped and arranged. E. P. Bogue and C. G. Park are the owners and operators of the City Market. Gus Schraga is in charge of the meat department. Adv. Efforts will be made to determine ways and means of financing addi tional funds needed to complete the work of the CWA project construction started on the V. F. W. swimming pool in George Washington Memorial park, it was decided last night at a meeting of the local Powder River post. V. F. W., at the Mountain States Power hall. An underwriting sufficient to assure completion of the work has been secured, but money must be raised to repay the underwriting, it was reported. Any citizens who wish to contribute may do so by address ing P. O. Box 991, it was stated. A group was named to escort Commander-in-Chief Van Zandt of the national V. F. W. and to make arrangements for his entertainment here April 2. SISTER OF CASPER WOMEN SUCCUMBS HASTINGS RAPS CANCELLATION. WASHINGTON, March 23. ) Senator Hastings (R., Del ) said in the senate today the administration c?nc71ed the air mail contracts "to add to the prestige of the new deal," but the people of the country were not convinced there was any fraud involved. The new chairman of the Republican senatorial campaign committee assailing the whole administration program in replying to a speech last Tuesday bv Postmaster General Farley at a Delaware Democratic rally, asserted "twerve major" platform promises had not been kept. Turning to the air mail controversy, Hastings shouted: "You can't justify cancellation of those contracts. Mr. Farley tried to make the people believe the government lost great sums of money in the carrying of the air mail, while at the same time his assistants were appearing before committees urging a million dollars be added to the appropriation's." Philippine Import . Trade Is on Decline Miss Mable Sheldon, Casper missionary who recently returned from a long sojourn In India among the ' untouchables," will be the principal speaker at the Saturday noon luncheon meeting of the Business and Professional Women's club. Miss Sheldon will be arreyed In native India dress. She will have a fascinating account of life in a foreign land so remote in climate and customs from the United States, for her audience. The Pejrcodripit makes either Drip Qoffee or Percolator Qoffee Tionaensc? Ot course it M You can't use the same kind of maker for both. Nor should you use the same kind of coffee for both. In a drip coffee maker, boiling water drips only once through a coffee specially prepared to yield its flavor quickly. In a percolator, water passes many times through a coffee prepared to yield its flavor slowly. The same coffee can be used for both methods, but like a "Jack-of-all-trades" it is "master of none" neither drip nor percolator. In one or the other, little things happen. It's a little weak, or a little strong, or a little cloudy, or it has a little less flavor. It's these little things that make or mar good coffee. Be sure to use -the correct coffee for each method. Your grocer has two Schilling Coffees, identical in flavor, but each is specially prepared for its purpose each one different in blend, roast and grind. Two chill iii as CONDENSED STATEMENT OF THE BURNS, Wyo.. March 23 There was no birthday observance as planned today in the home of Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Taylor, the mother of two smaa children, who would have been 33 years old today. Mrs. Taylor died early today of pneumonia. Funeral services will be held Sunday at Pine Bluffs. Survivors include her husband. Fred Taylor, rancher, and the two small children, Howard, six. and Bobby Lee. three, her parents and five brothers artt six sisters, amorg whom are Mrs. Clyde Sanford and Mrs. Z. Specklemier, of Casper. WASHINGTON. March 23. JP The commerce department today reported that import trade of the Philippines during 1933 declined to the lowest level Eince 1917 while experts from the islands increased 11 per cent over 1932. Import items which declined ten per cent or more were cotton piece goods, automobiles, parts and accessories and paper and wool manufactures. The decline was largely due, it was stated, to the shift from the United States to Japan as the source of supply for cotton pirce goods! WYOMING NATIONAL BANK Casper, Wyoming AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS, MARCH 5, 1934 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts $1,021,261.38 Overdrafts, 35.53 Stock in Federal Reserve Bank 9,000.00 Federal Deposit Insurance Fund . 2,405.09 Furniture and Fixtures 23,555.75 Real Estate 9,000.00 United States Bonds $470,350.00, ( Investment Bonds 337,037.00 ' Cash and Exchange . 568,704.95 1,376,091.95 $2,441,350.75 Here There ! 1 Everywhere LIABILITIES Capital Stock e, 250,000.00 Surplus and Profits Z 65,611.87 Circulation 99,250.00 DEPOSITS 2,026,488.88 ir $2,441,350.75 ITS AMERICA'S NEWEST DRINK SENSATION SERVICE WITH SECURITY B. B. P. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS frfvvv"1 CARL F' SHUMAKEB, Viee President and Ch! C. W. AMENDE, Assistant Cashier R. H. NICHOLS, Director L. A. PARKER, Drector 0 g 1

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