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The Owensboro Messenger from Owensboro, Kentucky • 5

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THE MESSENGER, OWENSBORO, I HURSDAY MORNING, APRIL -4. 1930 PAGE FIVE CITY TREASURER SUED Council Alleges Woman I1- legally Paying Out Funds Without Order. Princeton, April 23. (P) The city council at an adjourned session last night adopted a resolution ordering that' suit be filed against Mrs. Maud Head Baker, former city treasurer, and her bondsman, Gus B.

Baker, her. husband and former mayor of Princeton, to recover any funds not legally paid out of the city treasury during her term of office. The council's resolution claimed that $150,000 had been paid on warrants illegally issued by Mrs. Baker, since there is no order on the council's minute books since June 1, 1928, authorizing the payment of any accounts, or cord showing the filing of any report by Mrs. Baker showing the payment of any debts by her for the city.

The resolution said that an audit of the city's books conducted by Ryans and Timmering, Louisville accountants, revealed that more than $9,000 in checks issued by Mrs. Baker which she claims credit as being paid are not endorsed by the payee, and that more than 000 was issued to her in commisions without any order of the city OPEN The HAMBERLIN 250 Miles South of Atlantic City BASKING, than here, has in more sun- the famous Riviera, you can drink the elixir of clean, invigorating salt air. Carefree days will pass unnoticed, either in the exploration of the nooks and crannies of the Tidewater section of Virginia -which teems with historic and interesting places- or, perhaps in a round of golf--a short cantera brisk walk on the hard white beach, or a more strenuous fling at tennis. You will enjoy the freedom from the usual overcrowded, commercialized resort atmosphere. Your stay at the ChamberlinVanderbilt will be a pleasant and beneficial experience--one which most repeat.

REASONABLE RATES For Reservations and detailed information write CHARLES TALBOTT, Manager, Old Point Comfort, Virginia PONI COMFORT council allowing her commissions. The Princeton treasurer is paid a City Attorney Alvin Lisanoy was instructed to immediately file the suit in Caldwell Circuit court. His request for additional legal aid was granted. Mrs. Baker served as Princeton's treasurer in 1928 and 1929.

She was succeeded in office January 6 by J. B. Cash. Garner Charges U.S. Weed Interests Sold Out Washington, April 23.

(A Representative Garner, Democrat, Texas, contended today acceptance by the tariff bill conferees of the house provision to permit Cuba to ship cigars in small lots by parcel post to the United States was a "selling out" of American tobacco interests. SUBMITS TOBACCO POOL CONTRACT Felix Ewing Would Organize Clarksville District Into Cooperative. Clarksville, April contract drafted by Felix G. Ewing, kobertson county, president of the old Planters' association, which has: already been sent to the Federal Farm Board at Washington for proval, was read and by Mr. Ewing yesterday explainedo mitteemen meeting in the court house in the interest of securing a charter for a new tobacco marketng association in the Clarksville district.

Although committeemen did not vote on the question of approving Mr. Ewing's contract, they did decide to await action from Washington, and if the Farm Board approves it, the committeemen will meet shortly after this and, going over the contract item by item, approve or reject it. Present at the meeting yesterday was Charles B. Rogan, representative of the Federal Farm, board. who heard the contract read, but was unable to state whether or not it would meet approval of the Farm board.

He explained the actions of the board in other associations and said it is likely that it will advance tobacco grower 75 per cent of market value the of the tobacco, although he was not authorized to guarantee this. Mr. Ewing's contract provides for a membership fee of $5, a guarantee of a minimum of 60 per cent advance of the market value of tobacco and that the association shall pay 85 per cent of the money, borrowed on the tobacco grower. It also provides for a reserve fund, of not more than 2 per cent which can be used only for credit, prestige or extraordinary purposes other than in paying salaries and such expense accounts. BEAVER DAM Beaver Dam, April and Mrs.

Arthur Peters and little! daughter, Moray, spent Sunday with Mrs. Peter's father, Ansel Allen, of Renfrow. Claud Taylor and family were guests Sunday of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Taylor.

Guy Payton and family, who have been in Whiting, for the past few months, have returned to his farm. Roy Rains and family of Hartford, were guests Sunday of Leonard Leach and family. Elmo Mosley Henry and Stanley Raley, Whiting, spent Easter with their parents here. Roy McDowell and family, of McHenry, spent Sunday with Mrs. Mary Hudson.

S. D. Leach, of Terre Haute, spent Easter with his father, Jasper Leach. Agnes Taylor, of Central City, and Cecil Barnard and family were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs.

S. L. Williams. Fred Rafity and family were guests Sunday, of Mr. and Mrs.

R. C. McSherry. Aaron Waller's Funeral To Be Held Today Henderson, April 23 Funeral services for Aaron Waller, 69, grain dealer and land owner, who died last night following a weeks' illness of pneumonia, will be held at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. W.

G. Hodge, here tomorrow at 3 p. m. Live Chicks Pay! Here is what Mrs. W.

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Feed RAPIER'S BLUE HEN CHICK STARTER (MASH) and give vour baby chicks the best chance to LIVE and GROW and PAY! If your dealer cannot supply you, CALL US. RAPIER GRAIN SEED CO. TELEPHONE, 2400. MISSISSIPPI MOB LYNCHES NEGRO Black Had Been Accused of Killing 17-Year-Old Farm Boy. Gunnison, April 23.

(P)--A crowd of several hundred men today shot and killed Dave Harris, about 35, negro, accused of slaying Clayton Funderberg, 17-year-old farm boy. Deputy Sheriff T. L. Courtney said the men took Harris to a levee along the Mississippi river near here, handcuffed him to a tree and shot him to death. H.

Thompson, planter near farm the negro was Williams killed, said several hundred shots were fired into the body. Harris was discovered by anothnegro, George Williams, and the crowd's soon learned of his whereabouts. A. S. Day said he that the Deputy, Sheriff.

crowd took the negro away before a formal arrest could be made. Evansville Span Looms No Nearer Than Next Year Indianapolis, April 23. (AP)There is little likelihood that construction of the proposed bridge across the Ohio river at Evansville will begin this year, it was indicated today at the highway commission offices. Legal difficulties however, were recently cleared away by a decision of United States court. The bridge, to cost $4,000,000 will be built by Indiana When the Evansville bridge is built funds will come out of Indiana highway construction budget, and road program must be curtailed accordingly, the commissioners said, declaring that the for 1930 was already plan- i program, much work was under contract.

Swears At Telephone Operator, Is Arrested Madisonville, April 23 (P)- On a charge that he resented too volubly alleged poor service by a telephone operator, Frank Newcom engineer, was arrested and executed $500 bond today for appearance in the Morton Gap police court on April 29. He was charged with having sworn at the girl operator. 'REMARKABLE WHAT KONJOLA DID FOR ME'! Nashville Citizen Declares This To Be Only Medicine That Helped Him. MR. ALFRED SPEED Many of the recoveries brought about by Konjola, the new and different medicine, might challenge belief were the actual facts not known and verified.

Read, right now. what Mr. Alfred Speed, 1913 Tenth avenue, North, Nashville, says of Konjola: "It is truly remarkable what Konjola did for me, just when I was about to give up my search for the right medicine. For six months I suffered from kidney trouble. I ached a all over, and every night was up five or six times.

I had dizzy spells, spots before my eyes, and many a morning was unable to get out of bed. Then it was that I decided to try Konjola. In a week I was better; in three weeks I was practically rid of all my ills, and in two more weeks was completely restored. Konjola is the best medicine I ever used, and I shall never be without Tens of thousands have said that they will never be without Konjola. Konjola is, indeed, the remedy ideal for the stomach, liver, kidneys and bowels, and for rheumatism, neuri.

tis and nervousness. Konjola is a new and different medicine of 32 ingredients, 22 of them the juices of roots and herbs long known for their medicinal value. Konjola works quickly and thoroughly at the very root, the fount of the ills of the stomach, liver, kidneys and bowels, and of rheumatism, neuritis and nervousness. Konjola is not designed to give mere temporary relief, but to bring new, glorious and lasting health. Konjola is sold in Owensboro, at Smith Bates drug store, and by all the best druggists in all towns throughout this entire sec-! tion- Presbyterians Face Diminishing Incomes For Missions, Reported Charlottesville, April 23.

(AP) ings and 23 churches were brought -The 70th general assembly of the Southern Presbyterian church when it convenes here on May 22 will be faced with the problem of a diminishing income for its home mission enterprises accompanied by increasing indebtedness, noted in the report of Dr. Homer McMillan, of Atlanta, general secretary of home missions. During the last year there was a decrease of $65,638 in total receipts and the indebtedness of homemissio work increased from $49,000 to $91,000, says the report, resulting in a decrease in appropriations to Presbyteries and missions for 1930 of $119,577 from the amount in 1927. "It will be for the assembly to decide whether the executive committee of home missions, after an almost unparalleled service to the church, is to become a diminishing force in the life of the church or whether there is to be such vision and action as will assure the continuance of a growing church," declares Dr. McMillian's report.

Extension Report In 1 the department of church ex- tension, the report continues, 280 pastors served 502 churches and 244 outposts in 48 Presbyteries; 41 Sunday school were organized; 16 were established; 12 churches churches were assisted by loan or donation in the erection of build- The Bartlett Motor Sales extends to the public a most cordial invitation to visit the new Studebaker showrooms. Whether or not you expect to purchase a motor car soon, come in and see these champion motor cars. You may depend upon it--the service rendered you by the Bartlett Motor Sales on any motor car purchased here will be completely satisfying. It will measure up fully to the championship performance and beauty of the new Studebakers. Bartlett Motor Sales Wm.

Bartlett. workers under the direction of! Presbyterial superintendents were aided. Through the efforts of 650 ministers and missionaries, serving 702 mission enterprises with 304 outposts and preaching points, 4,749 persons were added to the church nupon profession of faith and 2,265 by letter. CENTERTOWN Centertown, April 23-Mrs. Lewis Robertson and children, Ernie Lewis, Virginia, and Elizabeth Ross, Moorman, spent the week end with her parents, Mr.

and Mrs. Robert Plummer. Mr. and Mrs. Coley James, Mannington, spent the week end here with Mrs.

James' sister, Miss Pearl Tichenor. Mrs. O. W. Brown spent the week end with her sister, Mrs.

R. H. Kincheloe. Miss Lorene Heflin who has been employed in Owensboro for some time, is home for a few weeks. Mr.

and Mrs. Ray Tichenor, Fairview, spent the week end here with Mrs. Tichenor's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.

H. Benton. Miss Claridine Bishop spent Sunday with Miss Ruva Conditt. Misses Geraldine and Virginia Tomplinson spent the week end at Ceralvo with Miss Ruby Eudaley. Mrs.

W. Carlisle and Miss Audrie Bell Ross spent Sunday In J. Equality. BUILDER Bartlett At Storage Third Dealer Studebaker takes pleasure in for Studebaker here find a quality of The latest in motor car styles Studebaker-built sixes and performance as they are more official stock car all other makes combined! Studebaker President Eight $1795 to $2595 Commander Eight 1495 to 1695 Commander Six 1345 to 1575 PRICES AT SPECIAL NOW See these champion cars EARL DOTY, ONCE AFFLUENT, FREED Was Convicted of Banditry Through Desperation, Is Helped By Good Deeds. Chicago, April 23.

(P -Bereft of his fortune and charged with banditry, Earl B. Doty, 49, former comptroller of the Calumet Baking Powder learned today that good deeds performed in days gone by and true friendship really count for something after all. Arraigned in criminal court, the gray-haired, dignified, once affluent Doty hung his head as he how in desperation he had armed himself and set out as a bandit. Many influential friends appeared in court to tell how Doty had once devoted himself to the welfare of the community. Judge Daniel P.

Trude heard these; heard how Doty had been a good husband, a good neighbor, a firm friend. He also heard how in desperation Doty had robbed two grocery employes of $172. The money was recovered. Then he announced: "I am not a betting man but. I am going to bet on you.

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You are granted probation. Please don't disappoint me." to self-support. Among the negroes 39 pastors serving 59 churches and five outposts were supported, and Stillman Institute with 15 teachers and 200 students was maintained, The executive committee of home misa sions cooperated in the support of three negro missions in Atlanta, Louisville and Richmond and a new negro mission was begun in New Oreleans. In the mountains aid was given 13 pastors and ten community workers serving 24 churches and 25. outposts; aid was also given 152 teachers in 25 schools with 593 pupils.

Work For Foreigners Among the foreign-speaking people 37 ministers serving 52 churches and missions and 13 teachers in three schools preached to and taught Czecho-slavakians, Chinese, Cubans, French, Hungarians, Italians, Mexicans and Syrians. Two missions for Jews were maintained in Washington and Baltimore in cooperation with the National Board of Missions of the Presbyterian church, U. S. with six workers employed. In the evangelical department 27 evangelists and superintendents including assembly, synodical and Presbyterial and evangelists for special classes and 12 community sentation will in holds than The The The Kidnaped American Is Released Unharmed Mexico City, April 23.

(AP)-Dr. George Edward Purnell, American dentist who was kidnaped near Guadalajara yesterday, was released by his captors outside Guadalajara late last night on payment of 400 pesos (about $200). Dr. Purnell reached Guadalajara at one o'clock this morning. MORE Dr.

Purnell, who had lived in Mexico, for mistreated more by than his 30. captors years, although he did not have much to eat. The American said that the leader of his kidnapers was Antonio Cortez, a deserter from the Mexican army. Another was named Ramirez while the third was unknown to him. Prisoner Is Given $500 For Making Broadcast New York, Aprl 23.

(P) -A check tor $500 has been forwarded by William S. Paley, president of the Columbia Broadcasting system, to prisoner X46812 at the Ohio state penitentiary in recognition of the graphic account of the prison fire he broadcast. During the height of the fire on Monday night the Columbia system hastily assembled a coast-to-coast. hookup and the prisoner gave an impromptu description of the catastrophe. is ER 2 3 as in repre- Owners gratifying.

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