Over Alabama State News Paragraphed

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Sand Mountain Banner
Place of publication: Albertville, AL
Date of publication: 10/5/1933 0:00
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J. o. Taylor, 48, widely know wholesale groceryman of Birmingham, died following a brief illness. Alabama’s public works advisor board hopes for actual work to begin on proposed projects within the next 30 days. A vote of almost two to one i favor of a municipal owned light plan was polled in the city election at Andalusia. Alabama Legionnaires attended the National Convention in Chicago. special train carried the Alabama delegates in a group. W. S. Mudd. Alabama publisher, was elected chairman of the N. R. A. District Recovery Board at a meeting i: the executive secretary’s office. Albert Channell, 14, was taken from the Tuscaloosa Country Club swim ming pool dead, after he had gone in swimming a short time before. Five thousand Shriners attended gay celebration of Red Fez Day in Birmingham with parade, banquet and ceremonial as the big features. With two of her crew lost at sea during a storm, the fishing smack Leo G. was towed into Mobile Harbor by the Coast Guard Cutter Walcott A charge of murder was placed against Joe White after his wife, whom he shot through the back on a crowded Tuscaloosa street, died in a Druid City hospital. Tentative approval of approximately 400,000 for public building and roads has been given Walker County’s application to the Alabama Public Works Advisory Board. Miss Elizabeth Alverson, 18, of Birmingham, was killed when she was struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street. The driver of the motor car did not stop. The public service commission has approved the petition of the Dixie Coaches, Inc., for authority to establish a two cent a mile passenger fare to meet railroad competition. Appropriations from federal funds allotted for public works are deemed in sight for development in the Gadsden section of the state and work is expected to start at an early date. September business will register the first increase the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company has shown in Alabama since May, 1930, W. A. Steadman, state manager, said. Removal of the Veteran’s Administration office from Birmingham to the Government Hospital at Tuscaloosa has been decided upon and preparations for the change are now under way. Circuit Court will open in Athens for a jury session October 23, for the first time since last fall, due to economy measures which called off the expenses of jurors until conditions improved. Gov. B. M. Miller has received the resignation of Representative J. M. Edgar, of Chatom, Washington County. Mr. Edgar states that he resigned to accept an appointment to a federal position. Insisting that “the guilty be punished,” Gov. B. M. Miller has offered a $400.00 reward for the arrest and conviction of all, or any, of the persons who lynched Dennis Cross, negro, at Tuscaloosa. The American Legion and the Alabama Parent-Teacher Association have filed suit in the Montgomery Circuit Court, demanding that education be given its proportionate share of funds in the state treasury. What is believed to be the first order received in the Birmingham district through operation of the public works program was announced by the American Cast Iron Pipe Company. amounting to 1,300 tons of pipe. Alabama’s highway construction program revived with the announcement of a second group of projects to cost $1,000,000.00. It was also announced that work will start within 10 days on the first group announced two weeks ago. Jean Louis Manderean, of Paris, France, is the new foreign exchange student at Birmingham Southern, President Guy E. Snavely has announced. Andrew Bone, 35. of Clanton, was killed and Clyde Popwell, 20, was critically injured when a truck in which they were riding ran off a 20- foot embankment. T. A. Carnes, Lamar County Demonstration cover crop Agent, campaign, has started stressing his annual importance of growing hairy vetch and American winter peas.