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Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - April 5, 1930, Charleston, West Virginia WARMER VIRGINIA In- cloudiness and tonight Sunday partly cloudy FINAL EDITION IS LOBBY CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA SATURDAY EVENING APRIL 5 1930 JAMES A STROTHER SUICIDE WILL BE BURIED NEXT MONDAY Democratic Dry to Asked About His At- tack on Raskob IRAN WILL APPEAR Body of McDowell Criminal Court Judge and Former to be Carried to Culpepper Va Was Father of New West Virginia Code WELCH April 5 James Alexander Strother 60 years who initiated the movement to codify the state laws while a member of the 12 PAGES PRICE 5 CENTS QUEEN IS DEAD Convicted in Connection With Bribery of Juror in Federal Case attracted by a corning from his father's room Judge Strother had been in ill Organization's Head is to Testify Tuesday ARE WANTED it of Books of tion Desired April 5 prohibition controversy in the party which is said to driven the South into the Re- ran column in 1928 is to be aired before the senate part of the Republican prohibition issue Senator dry Republican of Indiana called Daniels ardent dry and Henry H president of tho association nat the prohibition amendment before the lobby fuesday wants to question about aii editorial in tha N C news and observer con- ing that John J Raskob of the national had mixed his wet views i Democratic party and should resign Strong Made vigorously denied this OPIUM SEIZED NATIONAL CAPITOL WASHINGTON April 5 Federal narcotic agents seized dollars worth of opium and arrested 2t Chinese today in a raid on three opium dens in the shadow of the The raid was a result of a off that the Chinese had laid in a large supply of drugs for the forthcoming convention of the On Leong tons police said SOURCE OF ROADS CONTROL IS SOUGHT i Investigation of Holding Com- panies is Begun by Committee before the committee He said he exercised extreme a that his 366.000 of organization not Involve the party and rifled that he had not tried to any Democrat to tha wet rom Curran Robinson hopes to an audit of tho books of the xo see if any of was used to finance nda dry Democratic or it Republican candidates for con- ess While tho two men are beins lied ostensibly as a part of wet lobbies political nis are to bo involved members of the lobby have indicated they will t Robinson go as far as ha likea calling witnesses l Mitchell to Appear Meanwhile the prohibition cOn- Is being carried into other The and post office providing about for enforcement next la to ba taken up for ion in the senate Monday On the day Attorney General Mitchell vill appear before the senate committee to comment on the to investigate prohibition Robinson's tactics against Raskob cause Democrats to support an WASHINGTON April S The Van Sweringen interests of Cleveland were charged by Com- missioner Eastman of the interstate commerce commission today before the house Interstate commerce com- with unifying railroads under their control through a of holding companies despite adverse decisions of the Eastman said that the Allegheny corporation and other holding com- panies were organized by the Van interests and acquired valuable and large holdings in many railroad companies Previously he told the committee of the holdings of the corporation a Ing company dominated he said by officials of the Pennsylvania road company Most railroad holding and ment trust companies as well as certain the commissioner said should be investigated by the committee in its inquiry to ascertain who actually controls the tation lines of thei country in order that the plan for railroad tion can be carried out under control The Inquiry is expected to con- for several months and sub- committees are tp pold hearings for sometime His death came a day after final adoption by the legislature of the state code He had a long tive career as a member of the house of delegates from McDowell county and ft was upon an action sponsored by Strother that the set up machinery nine years ago to prepare a state Funeral services will held Sunday at the Strother home hero and tha body will be taken Sunday night to Culpepper Virginia where services will be held Monday in charge of the Masonic lodge Inter- ment will be in the Masonic tery there Dr H G Camper McDowell county coroner conducted an in- quest and Judge Strother died from self-inflicted bullet wounds A bullet had passed through his head Friends said ho had been ent for several days and had been in ill health for a number of Strother had two years to serve of his second term as judge Prior to election as served in the house as a from McDowell county in tho sions of 1907 1909 and 1911 was elected to the senate for tho tessi of 1913 and 1010 and returned the house of delegates for tho sions of 1921 and APPEAL TO BE TAKEN One of Defendants Former Assistant Attorney General YORK April attorneys one a former ant attorney general today found of a government charge of or conspiring to bribe John a Port who was a Juror in tho recent Utah lead caac The three at tor leys aro Arthur A who wat found guilty of bribery conspiring to bribe and t defraud the Joseph who was found guilty of to bribe ami Reynolds who wag found guilty of conspiring to bribe a former attorney general in Washington and a for- mer circuit attorney in St Louis to Other Strainer political included posts tilled membership by in the first city council of Welch and 10 consecutive terms mayor of Welch from to 1907 He was born in Culpepper ty Virginia on January the son of John Ft and Viola Payne Strother He was educated in the public schools and was a graduate of tho law school at the of Virginia In he was married to Mary T Taylor There were two children a son and a daughter Strother was a member of the church a Republican and was a thirty-second degree Knight Templar Shriner and a member of the Elks lodge He was a cousin of James French Strother former congressman from the fifth congressional district of West Virginia who is seriously ill at his homo here and D J F Strother chairman of the ginia state constitutional sion was chief attorney for Charles and other defendants In tho re- cent Utah lead The jury re- ported It could not reach an ment and it was learned that Cruz had hold out for acquittal An Investigation that Cruz knew lit He or nothing of court and also that he had re- a bribe with which buck lo his home lit ROAD BOND AND PRISON RELIEF BILLS ADOPTED Extra Session of Legislature Adjourned With Members of House Getting Only One Extra Mileage Which Conley's Call Made Possible MI Passed one Conley to issue and use additional road bonds and the second appropriating for he West Virginia penitentiary the state legislature Saturday stood ad- The extraordinary session activities came to a conclusion at o'clock Friday afternoon QUEEN planned to 5 Porto faces a maximum of lli years imprisonment and fine while the other two at- 1 maximum of two Imprisonment and fine Tho will bo next fall number of large cities particularly Cleveland where the Van their quarters and in Xew York Eastman said the Allegheny cor- and the tion were two principal holding companies to be scrutinized In the past pendent Republicans have a senatorial inquiry while Democrats have opposed it ARMY IS PRAISED AS PEACE INSTRUMENT WASHINGTON April z The United States army was as a great instrument for peace at tho Army dav celebration here today Rear Admiral T J Cowie read a statement from President ver who The citizen components of army of the United States con- an organized expression of patriotic citizenship On Army day I wish to express the gratitude of fhe nation to those who exposed their lives to the dangers of the and those who fell in de- fense of ou told tho audience America stands for peace CONVICTED Pa April IS PACT HOPE American Delegation to Sail for Home April 22 LONDON April 5 The American delegation to tho London naval conference will go home April 22 with a treaty between the United States Great Britain and Japan as sole result of their labors since January unless developments occur within the few days repeated refusal of Italy to recede from her demand for ab- solute naval parity with France and the seeming inability of the ers to reach standing on CHURCH DELEGATES GATHER IN- MEETING Assemble for World nial Conference Mo April j The stream of delegates and visitors arriving here to attend world centennial Conference of the reorganized church of Jesus Christ of Latter Saints today reached its height asi motor cart rind trains brought communicants to their Under the dome of recently completed million dollar the centennial will be in- tomorrow mately taking part In a communion service One dred eighty ministers will officiate are expected from nearly every Mate in the union and half a score of foreign BY HOOVER'S PARTY President Will Leave Fishing Camp Sunday MADISON Va April 5 A rugged Jay in tha whipping the swift streams and quiet pools of waters of the Rapidan for trout today brought President Hoover a come change from he daily grind of the presidency It was Hoover's first week-end visit of teason to his fishing pre- serve in tho Blue and his first trip to tho camp since he had Prime Minister of Great hero guest for a dis- cussion of weighty With his party Hoover the camp shortly before sunset last night All reported a good first catch Accompanying tha President BODY OF VICTORIA IS STATE Queen of Sweden Dies at Her Villa Near Rome King Gustav at Bedside ATM Official mourning today April Romo was in dr for of Sweden who died yesterday ut her villa Svezia hero after a heart attack She was ill for more years city knew tho queen bolter than own capital holm since it here that spent a part of her timo during the long bronchial The queen died with Gustav i almost the royal family in- William at her side Her from which it The members of the house 01 egates went to their homes with one extra mileage check in their pockets while the senators departed con- gratulating themselves thai by their they had kept the delegates from getting more mileage The first extraordinary session which was convened last November -0 and was in recess for months until March 12 was ad- sine die at o'clock after the houses had passed thu propriation to cars for its ex- penses The total of this tion which was passed by the senate and by a vote of SS to 15 in the house was mated at Approximation Total The second extraordinary session convened by Governor Conley's which was read after the first session adjourned sino die passed a second appropriation This amounted of which was to take care of a de- at the state penitentiary and was for mileage to members This mileage was to the 30 senators and to SS members of the houss The six Kanawha delegates are not eligible for mileage Tho mileage in the second propriation represented in part thG claims which havo been made by the house in several resolutions calling for payments to delegates all of which were blocked by urer VV S Johnson acting on At- torney General Lee's opinion In their several claims the Imuso members first sought to pay selves a week mileage In a ond resolution they sought a flat payment of 573 and in the third they demanded mileage for three recesses None of these were paid because At- NEAR BEER TOO FAR FOR HUGO ECKENER PHILADELPHIA April 5 Hugo Eckener can stand almost any kind of physical test but not American beer During a brief visit here Com- mander Eckener visited a nut Street restaurant with his friend Arno P Mowitz vice ident of the German- society of Pennsylvania He ordered near beer He sipped grimaced and shoved it away In disgust Ach that makes me he said SUICIDE IS CAUSED BY FEAR OF CENSUS Woman Thought Falsehood 10 Years Ago Would be Detected View Differs From That of Green Opposing HEARINGS ARE Federation Head is Before Senate Committee TOWNSEND ON STAND West Virginian Questioned Injunction at villa to bo transported to Sweden or interment after ices at the Lutheran church here When Queen liy People Victoria first to Sweden tho IN bride of then crown princo of Norway and Sweden Gustav Adolph it was a Triumphal entry into her adopted country into the hearts Secretary bur Attorney General Mitchell Fort Joel T Boone tho House Lawrence ono of After t- ai O U the party end a Sunday return in of its people The hold he gained upon the affections of the Swedish ple at tine was retained throughout the more than a quarter of 4 century and was strengthened in the vears that fallowed when these ple became her subjects Her husband became King tav V of on December upon fho of his father King II Queen Victoria tomey General Lee held that the method was unconstitutional Conley Comes To Assistance Governor Conley camo to their Friday when he allowed the extraordinary session to ad- journ die before he called the legislators back into another extra- ordinary session thereby making not only the delegates but the ators eligible for additional mileage one trip to and from the capital by the most direct route as the constitution provides although not one member of the two bodies left chambers between the two th sions In other words by calling a rew extra session of amending his call to the first session Governor Conley opened the way for delegates to receive pay for their slatlve Before the second extraordinary a satisfactory under- French security un- questionably led to the decision of the Americans to bring the ence to an find Under present plans they will leave England two weeks from next Tuesday on the Leviathan It is emphasized however that the reservations made for that are merely tentative and should conditions warrant they will be celled It was also stated that the at- of was found guilty of murder In the first degree with death in the electric chair as the penalty by a jury here yesterday was one of two men held for the dynamiting on January 13 of a Glen Alden Coal company pay car in which four men were killed EIVERS AND When better weather is made Charleston will enjoy it That's not a like of sales talk but a boost for yeatherman who brought loads of city day Tho temperature hit tho 76 degree mark at noon and was still strong The thermometer re- a perfect for a high market Friday Sun rises Sun sets Moon rises Temperatures Max Friday 66 Min Friday 34 7 a rn day day 76 River tempt to reach a basis for pac would not be- discontinued anil tha British and French experts con- their today ing for a satisfactory formula CARVER IS HELD ON Grand fury Begins Probe of Triple Killing April 5 AP Newly discovered evidence de scribed by officials as ing William Randolph Carver former Philadelphia real estat man was ready for presentation to day to a special grand Jury callei to investigate the deaths of Carver and son and Negro yard boy A warrant charging carver with killing his wife and son with ai axe and with shooting to death Bet Whitehead the yard boy was sworn out yesterday and served on Carver who is in jail The warrant followed tion by officials of new witnesses In the case EDWIN SUED BY SCHUMANN-HEINK Failure to Complete Contract Charged by Singer LOS April CAPi Mme Ernestine noted has filed suit in court for damages from Edwin film director and producer for alleged failure to complete a contract which have starred her in four sin tures Tho plaintiff in i suit claimed when broached subject to lie disclaimed liability for- his on the contract Tho ho contract MELLON BROTHERS REQUEST NEW TRIAL PITTS tho democratic views of the and was siM to havo aged him in his refusal to endure any coronation pomp in the mony which deviled them to the thrones coronation often has compared in iu to 10 of -t president of United Thereafter this royal were hailed as the of Sophia Maria Victoria was born at in Baden Germany August T thr only daughter of called State Auditor r C obtained an ion from the attorney general re- garding mileage allowance in new appropriation The general's opinion allowed the mileage in view of the session call and this was regarded tho official end of the controversy over pay to members in the guise of Pa April 5 that the United States sus bureau would detect a three-year discrepancy in the ages ehe gave in the current and last census today impelled 48 years old to leap from the second floor of her home here She was killed I am afraid the President will deport she wrote in a note which she left together with another in which she directed the ment of her estate to relatives in Europe At the last census the woman a naturalized in this country 20 years ago had her age recorded three years less than it was This year she evidently In- tended to correct the error and be- came afraid of fancied results of detection The ring of doorbells neighbors said sent her into hiding during the last two days Man Slashes Throat N Y April 5 Davis 41 years old restaurant proprietor here took nearly a half hour to answer tions of a federal census tor walked into a bedroom and suicide by Slashing He will fee listed in the census as alive WASHINGTON April benator Borah Republican Idaho said today that it seemed to him tHat the gist of the famous Red Jacket coal case decision in West Virginia v oil which labor interests are basing at- tacks on the confirmation of Judge John J Parker for the supreme bench was that an injunction was issued restraining union men from trying to persuade men to violate and break contracts with Borah a member of judiciary subcommittee mi made his comment after president of the American Federation of Labor said that an injunction against labor unions for the Red JacKet Consolidated Coal and Cofee company was a toward con industrial m Challenged Green contended that the decision effect restrained labor unions u from soliciting membership a the coal the coal company's He a so said it forbade them to financial assistance to the workers mileage t for A W Mellon Duko of Baden the and his brother tlK Grand Duchess a B filed H motion for a of Emperor William I trial hich to years u action a In Mary C against It in tho eirl E sul verdict counsel amount to out for a start production of the first picture by February ir hu action had been taken she said contract was to from the first picture 000 from ho second 5100.000 from third and from tho fourth MOONEY LANDS suit of injuries slie received wl a hammer from hotel window Hahn The wern owners of the f IS ST April r body of Earl Tague old wnn found thr St Paul Airport today the victim of moron Tho was with rigs and float h on Die in- iho boy hound with Ml re and Tho was under it lay a of Flyer Down at Fort Wayne WICHITA Kan April 5 A AV Wichita airplane manufacturer attempting to act a cross country flight record In a wing monoplane of own design landed at Fort Inri ad- vised officials of the Mooney craft company in a message Established record to Fort Wayne Bo home tomorrow The Kanawha it Kanawha Falls 4.9 feet falling at 9 feet pool The New Radford 1.7 feet rising at 3 feet rising Tho Ohio at rising at 32.5 feet rising at burgh 14.8 feet falling Boat Movements Sutherland dam 7 S o'clock the 10 o'clock the Rumsey dam 6 all up river down Wilson 4 o'clock the Reliance dam fi i o'clock and the dam e o'clock SUSPECT IN FORGERY HELD TO GRAND JURY Raymond charged with forgery waived to the grand jury Saturday in municipal court He was arrested Friday night by Lieutenant Frank West fall of city police The cass of J E Ratliff charged with manslaughter in connection with the death in- accident of Ray Monk 5 years old was con- until April FOREST OFFICIAL EUGENE Ore April 5 McDuff Supervisor of tho Cascade forest was found thot to death today He was shot through his head No weapon was near the body Officers said it was possible he was killed by someone hp con- for setting forest fires BOMBAY India 5 AP Mahatma Gandhi leader at Dandl where tomorrow he to break the British tall laws and be- gin tho campaign of which he hopes ultimately will bring his country's She therefore v a i -j first cousin of the former of Germany Bo- ing a of Sophia Princess of to for ted union ind of Vata Mother of H Sons I became Prince was the German army maneuvers at In the autumn of Their wis announced on March iSSl took place at on ber CO of the fame year A few days later when Gustav and Victoria ar- In Sweden they werft received with out tho enthusiastic evf r given a roval in that country trip from t Stockholm was n triumphal one and nobles in approval of the of the crown Victoria alter a fow it have fl that she was not a native adopted country Three sons were horn to Gustav and also has the title of Duke of Scania Duke of land who is an accomplished poet and of o Quo copies Printed to appropriation passed a joint authorizing the printing the new code Erik who Duko f In IMS t 11 c7 was adopted Thursday ernor Conley was directed to super- vise the printing through the board Control which is to distribute copies to all members of the lature to courts and state officials tho remainder are to be sold was authorized to fix the price of tho code Governor Conley called tho extraordinary session ing that it passage of a mil authorising the issuance of the additional road bonds Jil that remains of the authorized by the voters in and also to relief for at tho state penitentiary He also recommended an t on to care for the deficiency at the state penitentiary road passed both attempts to amend it senate Senator Wright an amendment Of fun o the reserve 11 rout was down In tho houso IS TBEE Negro Had Been Missed From Southern Train LOCUST GROVE Ga April 5 The body of J H Wilkins Negro Kansas City Pullman porter on The Kansas City Special of the Railway was found ing from a tree close to the way tracks near here He was last seen alive when the train left Maeon at 3 a m bound for Atlanta The Negro was dressed in his porter's uniform and of a white shirt was knotted about his throat The train made only two stops be- tween Macon and Atlanta One of these was at Juliette Ga 17 miles from where the body was found Just before the train reached At- lanta the Negro was missed road and Pullman employees fessed ignorance of what happened Senator Hebert Republican Rhode Island a committee challenged a contention that the Parker decision membership r your not Judge Parker's isn't if inquired Hebert that is what the decision that solicit m yellow dog contract those at late Justice Sanford to members ot the tee Green said the proved by i the workers employed by numerous coal companies sented in the Red Jacket dated Coal and Coke to A trial representatives were 0 fight to them and to peacefully persuade them to join a trade he continued to him and to join union and in that way exercise of collective action the exercise of the right to exercised by which employed them Taft Decision Cited Borah questioned whether e Parker decision was the that of tho fund should bo added to the reserve fund to b on routes U T K Mamie's for the elimination of the distribution plan was de- as was also his amendment to an HAWKS REACHES ELANT CLEVELAND April 5 f AP Frank a transcontinental hero today Columbus iking flight a flight from NEW REJUVENATION OPERATION IS DESCRIBED BY EYE WITNESS Correspondent Sees Dr Straschnow Paint the Arteries of Bohemian Business Man Cut in Skin Less Than Two Inches in Length First is Made only L DAYS WORST STORY By WILL OTS of women could just as smart things as Sharp said to her husband but they got better sense than to vant to be ahead all tho time A nan feels so miserable when his wife shows she is smarter than he s that ho can't work all that day Well Mr Sharp never did like to Kive his wife wearing falso hair nd she wore a little bit of It she dressed up i don't know Well ho sot to talking about It nd he says Maybe I'm wrong but think it's silly of you to go out our head on She says It's no sillier than for ou to go out wearing another pig's kin on your And you bought gloves yesterday April who has the tion performed at tho Schneider on a Bohemian man in hit for- If able to de- scribe the process of painting tho arteries to impart new energy to elderly persons The operation was performed by Dr Leo Straschnow a member of tho society of German physicians of Prague who has offered to come to America and a hundred old men as a demonstration of of hit At the start nf operation a cut than J long was marie in thn near ho of tho patient who placed under Then Dr and painted tho arteries with a solution of made an It used only In Czechoslovakia for profession 1 It 7 tho of is ho per rein i por Thr was four or five times with hotter to tration of the wash and a moment after the application new blood rushed to It The chemical meantime is de- the degenerated and after a few more the skin is up The surgeon then swabs the exterior of tho main In tho region by rapid brushing also tho and de- thn norvo f The on- h than a Thr put lout in bed or four those important operation to Thp Bohemian report expressed the that he was unduly warm upon coming out of tho anesthetic to Dr Continued on Page Eight ratio distribution plan for counties In the senate President Whito first ruled Mr motion to amend out Of Dut the protested that any amend meiu offered to the would bo it order To Woll Ho Sees Fit As passed lhc oad bn authority to portions of iho bond -is ho iH in or registered form in such nations a i such times rmd bearing such date or dates as the may Tho appropriation for thn as re L- o m mend od by ernor IK to take of an existing estimated at iton and to for expenses have of law which of marie ing the WeM Virginia penitentiary one of its chief of As appropriated the money for the penitentiary was fixed in two arate suint available for the year ending June 30 1930 and available for the next fiscal year Proceedings in tho state senate started at the first extraordinary session Friday afternoon Just be- 3 o'clock when Senator W S Hallanan introduced the tion in the form of a trom the finance of which he is The report that the be passed f It contained various for the entire items of ex- extraordinary session which was convened last Under a of the rulos Continued on Page Eight COLDER NEXT WEEK Showers About Friday Fore- cast by Bureau WASHINGTON April 5 neather outlook for the period April 7 to Ohio valley and Mostly fair weather except for a period of showers about Friday cold at the beginning of the week followed by warmer the middle part and by colder at the end of the week SHOT DEAD IN NEW YORK STREET NEW YORK April 5 bullet fired into his head in front of a drug store caused the death today of James Clark 30 years old alias Collins a reputed racketeer A few minutes before the ing Clark entered the drug store and made a purchase As he strolled out t man walked up pressed a revolver i single The Police believe the shooting was Coal the ream i of a gangland belief that Clark squealed He was a ness in a gang slaying the son was rT J f given by the Chief Justice Taft Green dis- belief did concur M judgment on the Parker decision Borah added wv had letters that labor's real protest against the supreme court's yellow dog contract decision rather than against Parker as an Individual want to that replied Green Placed In Parker represents the expressed in the supreme court decision AVe don't want strengthen the reactionary side of the court with this Green continued that labor did not oppose the use of the tion tor the protection of property but it did use for purpose of preventing the Xer 8 and shot Clark died later man escaped There has never been a glaring Cample of a disra card of and regard of property as transcendent over human rights than is shown in the judicial tude of Judge Parker ae n tho written opinion he ti LOS ANGELES BACK FROM NIGHT FLIGHT LAKEHURST April 5 navy dirigible Los Angeles returned to its hangar hero today alter an all-night training flight which carried the craft over An- Washington and Philadelphia There were 10 29 men five student and tive enlisted students aboard Tho all-metal craft the and each with tive students took the air for training flights in the vicinity of Lakehurst Jacket Consolidated company WOMAN'S BODY POUND CINCINNATI O April 5 The body of Mrs Alma Saner 40 years old of Detroit missing since November US was found partially buried in t pile of sand on a bank of tho Little Miami river near airport today SAIONJI 18 RECOVERING April 5 elder Saionji last of the of Shogun days w ho has been at Okitsu today was reported im- proving and la expected to recover An disposition recently developed nto pneumonia Green said Green shouted we can't go Into the mines to help these not because a law stops us cause a court order prevents us Green said he spoke for domed report di by that threatened President Wilson of the North Carolina Federation of Labor He previously read a tele- gram trom Wilson protesting er s confirmation Called u Townsend state tax com- of West Virginia and an counsel for the United Mine Workers in the Red Jacket case said he thought the main point case was one of Of he said the yeHow dog contract came in Borah said he understood the Continued on Page Eight The Ad Did ft This ad was given it brought results however the third day so the advertiser discontinued it as a saving Our classified department Is at vour service Call Cap r
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