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Evening Independent (Newspaper) - February 10, 1930, Massillon, Ohio W EATHER Snow Hurries tonight Tuesday warmer THE EVENING INDEPENDENT FOR THE PAST 05 YEARS THE NEWSPAPER OF AND VICINITY 1 VOL 275 ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES MASSILLON OHIO MONDAY FEBRUARY 10 1930 FOURTEEN PAGES TWO CENTS s FOR GIANT BATTLESHIP 1 0 rJ rp k a 5FI President arid Party Reach Florida and Board Houseboats for Short Vacation EAGER FOR SPORT Chief Executive Loses Lit tle Time in Preparing for Favorite Pas time Seeks Injunction LONG KEY Feb 10 tfP Hoover today began the seven days of fishing that will mark his first vacation since he assumed office 11 months ago Accompanied by Justice Harlan F Stone of the U S supreme court I Mark Sullivan writer and perman and D Vernon Kellogg the chief executive whirred out the first line on his angling vacation from the stern of the Goofus Boy about the middle of the morning The quartet embarked in the little fishing craft shortly after they had completed breakfast aboard the Saunterer which was chartered from Jeremiah Milbank for the trip Heads for Atlantic The Goofus Boy pulled away from the which had an chored about a mile off Long Key in the Gulf of Mexico and passed around the island to tpe Atlantic ocean and the prolific fishing banks of the area The anglers faced sullen weather during the day and at times en countered short light showers in their search for sail fish Start Early Lawrence Richey one of the Presi dents secretaries and Mrs Richey Dr Joel T Boone the White House physician and the secretarial stafl brought from the White House went aboard the department of commerce boat the Kilkenny which will be near the Saunterer as it cruises through the flats and reefs where the President will Both vessels put off immediately Two coast guard cutters were at an chor near by The only member of the Presidents immediate party who did not go to sea was Captain Allen Buchanan the chief executives naval aid He said he didnt need any sea duty just at present Greet Crews The President and Mrs Hoover apparently were not tired by their journey and both greeted the crews of the two boats by shaking all around Mrs Hoover call ed each sailor by name and asked particularly for one or two members of the Kilkenny crew She accom Mr Hoover on several fish ing trips aboard the Kilkenny when he was secretary of commerce A small crowd composed almost entirely of fishermen down from the Worth greeted the President as he came out of his car Beyond an ex greetings there was no and Mr Hoover went im mediately to the Saunterer Photo graph rs and moving picture men re corded the hundred yard walk in complete detail When the boat was reached he stood at the head of the gangplank for a moment to pose President in Hurry Get along and lets get through with he said Mrs Hoover and Ihe remainder of the party went be low The Saunterer a 98foot craft the chief executives flag as soon as lie came aboard The ves sel was tied up at the dockon the gulf side of the key But the days program called for fishing in the At ocean Will Not Leave Boat Todays schedule as well as that of the days to come was arranged so the party would leave the Saunterer and Kilkenny and fish from smaller boats after the two houseboats sail away from the key The President expected to make his headquarters aboard the Saun terer sending in twice daily for mail A special telegraph wire and tele phone connected directly with his offices at Washington were installed at the end of the boat dock before the party Richey said be fore the Saunterer departed how ever that Mr Hoover did not expect to send a boat back to the key ber fore night Immediately after breakfast Presi dent Hoover changed from his blue double breasted business suit into flannels As the Saunterer pulled away from the dock he came on deck and waved to the small crowd which BY An injunction is being by Miss Cecile Arnold above said to be Hollywoods only woman song writer Joe Seiti man film lyric writer from mar keting a song Miss Arnold says she submitted the song to his employers and that when she sought to sell it to another com pany he put in a claim to it MISTED More Than 150 Involved in Alleged Liquor racy Chicago News paper Says ALCOHOL DIVERTED Well Well Thief Flees On Bicycle KANSAS CITY Feb 10 Will Chicago kindly look aside while we blush for our old fash ways Modernism spoke when a beard less boy held up John Brunner and took his watch and but here Chicago will please respect emotion the bandit made his getaway furiously pedaling a bi cycle CHOSEN MOST BEAUTIFUL COED Operations Extend From Coast to Coast and Pro fits Extend into Millions Said BULLETIN CHICAGO Feb 10 A conspiracy indictment against 150 persons and 31 corporations charging them with a plot to violate the national prohibition laws was returned by the federal grand jury today The in returned before Federal Judge George A Carpenter charged the ille gal withdrawal of gallons of alcohol from gov sources 11 BESTED POLICE HID Twentytwo Custody Taken into Toledo in and Big Ring Is Smashed U S TAKES HAND CLEVELAND Feb 10 eral narcotic agents arrested 27 per sons including a number of women in a weekend drive to break up operations of drug peddlers in Ohio Twentytwo were arrested at To ledo where agents expressed the opinion that they nad broken up a ring which operated extensively in Nomination However Is Voted Favorably to Sen ate by Judiciary Committee CONFIRMATION SEEN Senators Norris Elaine Republicans Express Opposition to Ap pointment WASHINGTON Feb 10 nomination of Charles Evans Hughes to be chief jus tice was reported favorably to the senate by the senate judiciary committee by a vote of 10 to 2 Senator Morris Republican Nebraska the chairman of the com and Senator Blaine lican Wisconsin voted against the favorable report of Sent To Senate The nomination will ge before the senate immediately Early confirmation was for although Norris and Blaine are ex CHICAGO Feb 10 other 5tates are said to to voice their views before a reo iu had with Dismembered Body Found in Grave in Woods love Quarrel Was Cause Said FATHER AIDS MUSKEGON 10 Arrested at his fathers instigation Forest Weaver 28 was in jail today the confessed slayer of Mrs Gladys Echardt 20 whose dismembered and bullet riddled body he buried in a woods It was found night Weaver whose eccentricities had caused his family apprehension for some time was Slated for a quick sentencing unless his sanity is ques by authorities Mrs Echardt who was separated from her husband a month ago be came acquainted with Weaver Fri day and the young woman went to the woods near his home Weavers brother George 18 saw them go to the woods but did not see Mrs return Saturday George followed their tracks and Herald and Examiner today de clared the biggest liquor con the history of had been uncovered by federal agents and that more than ISO persons are involved A ring operating from coast to coast and with headquarters in Chi cago made millions of dollars arid has flooded the United States with millions of gallons of spurious the newspaper said If xS Supplied Booze And most astounding of the account continues the United States government has supplied every drop of the The investigation underway since last July involves the withdrawal and diversion of industrial alcohol the paner said Circumstances as reported by the are as follows Agents under direction of Alexan der Jamie chief agent in this dis discovered existence of acon for the diversion of dena tured alcohol from legitimate com uses to bootleggers The de natured alcohol by chemical pro cesses was made the of a con portion of bootleg liquor Large Business The agents did not pretend to have traced more than of a New York ring were arrested at Cleve land and two others who were said ro have purchased large amounts of drugs from Dayton and Hamilton physicians were under arrest at Hamilton May Arrest Doctors Arrest of physicians in Dayton and Hamilton and in Indiana and Illi were predicted today by United States Commissioner August A Sim eon as the result of the apprehension of the pair at Hamilton Those held are Henry Sewell Richmond Wilson according to Simeon said he had spent his life PHUT OF PLAN 10 ESTi Four Lesser Capital Ships To Be Scrapped in New American Proposal ACTIVITY INCREASES Important Problems Are Ahead of Delegates As They Begin Weeks Conferences vote is taken in that chamber Hughes was nominated for the chief justiceship of the United States to succeed William Howard Taft who tendered his resignation a week ago because of ill health Until the action there had been no indication of opposition to Mr Hughes for the post Selection Generally His selection met with widespread approval in congressional circles It s expected at the capitol that Mr Hughes will be confirmed in time Elizabeth Miss Elizabeth Alley 20 daughter of J P Alley cartoonist was voted by her fellow students at Southwestern college Memphis as the most beautiful of more than 100 coeds chosen for their pulchri tude She has brown eyes and brown hair FATE OF RUM BOAT MYSTERY Conflicting Rumors Received Windsor Not in Dry Dock at Ont Feb 10 l Ihe Ihe to enable him to preside over the fate of the motorboat Grey Ghost court when it reconvenes from its j known as the flagship of the rum present recess two weeks from today j fleet on Lake Erie was in doubt to n Almost simultaneously the 000 for narcotics during the last four committees the years of which was given to a Dayton physician The woman had obtained more than 200 narcotic pre from Hamilton physicians and filled them with one druggist in that city in the last year and a half Simeon said Nine Toledo Raids Those held at Toledo were arrested in nine raids Saturday night and early yesterday Eight federal agents Taft home said the condition of the former chief justice had improved and that he was much better than when he left Asheville N a week ago to return here A bulletin issued at noon said his condition is satisfactory his appe tite is improving and he is gaining in Will Not Block Confirmation Senator Norris said he had no in dajr rumors that she from Detroit the local squad a to discovered the grave He notified the total ot thus diverted but and his father I they definitely traced diversion of J O Weaver told the officers to gallons of such alcohol in arrest my oldest Confesses Slaying Forest was arrested and admitted the slaying I killed her because I loved Continued 011 Page WOMAN GIVES CROWD THRILL Continued on Page Eight HELLO WORLD Tune in at KWKH tonight and near G Frank Grimes President I G NOTICE ALL THE BANKS AND BUILD ING AND LOAN COMPANIES OF MASSILLON WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12th IN OBSERVANCE OF L I N C O L NS BIRTHDAY BUT AL WILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS ON WASH BIRTHDAY FEBRUARY Poises on Narrow Ledge of Toledo Y W C A Residence as Many Watch TOLEDO Feb 10 narrow ledge outside the fourth of the Y W C A residence here to day a woman guest provided a terri to a large crowd Fire men policemen citizens and school children looked on as the woman retained her balance and stood ready to leap to the pavement below She was on the ledge for more than half an hour before police were able to get her down Tlie woman registered at the Y1 residence Friday as Mrs H C Haynes 48 Tiffin and reported she needed a rest A group of pupils in a school across the street from the Y building first saw Mrs Haynes on the ledge swing ing her feet They informed the principal who sent in an to police Chicago and half that much in New York At a gallon that represent ed a of in two cities A gallon of alcohol the news paper pointed out is equivalent to more than two gallons of whisky gin or brandy Seizure of a carload of denatured alcohol last summer started the fed eral agents on the track of the alleged conspiracy That alcohol was shipped by the Dee Drug Co of New York One of the three held at Cleveland was Berdan Painter 34 described by Arnold C Lachenaur in charge of the Cleveland narcotic office as the biggest local operator for the rins The others were Veraa Davis 28 and John B Johnson 45 reputed em ployer of Painter They were be by Lachenaur to complete the Cleveland connections of the ring which supplied Mrs Julia Randazzo with drugs valued at previous to her arrest last week in Painesville on Page Eight BABIES PERISH IN IDAHO FIRE Father Burned In Attempt To Rescue Youngsters From Burn ing House Idaho Feb 10 Two baby boys left alone while their parents attended a party next door to death at near here when the house caught fire The babies were John Moffatt five months old son of Mr and Mrs John Moffatt and Eugene Rosenbrough 20 months old son of Mr and Mrs William Rosenbrough Fathers of both children were burned as they carried the dying babies from the blazing house but neither was injured seriously iw PLANE CRASH had gone down snd that she was in drydock somewhere along the lake Ten days ago word was received here that the Grey Ghost had been sighted fast in the ice off Pelee Is land with the body of a man frozen to the wheel ed to be Leo Cleveland police on a rum running charge An airplane flew over the lake in the vicinity of island but was unable to locate the craft and it was Ths man was suppos Lconard sought by Telegram Saves Dog From Ice WASHINGTON Feb 10 A telegram from Richmond brought about the rescue of a dog from a block of ice floating in the Potomac river here J F Windsor saw the dog on the tiny frozen island as he cross ed the river on a train bound for Richmond The memory of the animal and its plight stayed with him until ho reached the Virginia city and he telegraphed to Wash ington to a brother who headed a rescue party LONDON Feb 10 American delegation to the five power naval conference today made known their hope of bs ing allowed to build one new giant battleship as part of the American program of establish ing naval parity with Great Britain I would be of the Rod ney type that is of tons with 16 inch I It is the American suggestion that four of its lesser capital ships be scrapped instead of three it had planned originally to scrap and that the new giant be author to bring the American fleet to the high British standard both fleets then to have 15 battleships May Not Be Built The Americans added that the United States probably would not build this ship if the privilege is granted to them although they wish ed the right to do so if desired Intense activity marked the naval conference proceedings with the opening of the new week which promised to be the most important seven days it has seen thus far The delegation heads met at St James palace at a while the com of experts continued its dis cussion of global and categorical ton LOSES ARM IN DOUGH MIXER confirmation in view of the apparent f V assumed it had foundered overwhelming majority for Hughes he said I have a very high regard for Mi Hughes and it is very embarrassing to vote against him His qualifica tions for the place are admitted but I think we are setting a very bad and dangerous precedent He resigned i Youth Rescued From Ma After Struggle of Four Hours The rumor that the Grey Ghost was in dry dock was not confirmed The location of the dock was not indicated NEW YORK Feb 10 lo Congello 13 of Brooklyn was ex from a dough mixing ma Nothing definite has been heard chine in a Brooklyn bakery after a Ghost parcel Ont Chi is itle Qf four and fl from the supreme court to run for j mas bound for Cleveland with a car go of liquor president I have to find with that He tried his iuck in that race and was defeated Now the president puts him j back on the bench with a promotion That kind of practice will injure the effectiveness of the supreme court and the respect in which it is held j Qj Manufacturers Expect Business Enter Billion Dollar Class This Year RADIO GROWTH IS PREDICTED Paris Ship Falls at Warden England And Burns Woman Perishes politics Judges will mix up with I politicians They will make decisions i along lines They will run j Cor office and if they fail they will come back and get a promotion Moreover I am opposed to Mr MARDEN Kent England Feb 101 Hughes views He represents with passengers one a woman ability and conscientiousness the were killed near here shortly after viewpoint of big business of mon noon today when a French Air Union j of trusts and combina Dlane from Paris divert In thn I PAT AND RAP Bold Bad Bandit Robbed By Youths With Squirt Gun plane from Paris to the ground I tions and caught fire The plane battling a heavy snow storm carried six persons The other passenger named Curzon was ed as were the pilot his mechanic and steward Those who survived were thrown clear as the plane fell j They were taken to a hospital at Maidstone The passengers were English those j In the crew were French G S Baxter of Marden saw the j COLUMBUS Feb 10 One plane circling over the field appar hundred leaders of the radio business came here today to formulate definite plans to put themselves in the bil class in 1930 for the first time The occasion was the fourth an convention of the National Fed ot Radio associations Last y cat amounted to the radio business and this Letters Received By Governor Coo per Differ Widely on Warren Investigation year will see it in the class HG Erstrom executive tary of the federation predicted In the main radio manufacturing this year will be along the Fame lines as during 1929 Erstrom said entry attempting a landing and then fall When he arrived at the scene the machine was burning furiously letter condemning State Prohibition Commissioner Rupert Beetham for his attacks on 3 F Gillen chief of police of Warren and another com With others he made an effort to get i mending him were received today by at those inside the plane but was j Governor Cooper driven back by the intense heat The pilot the mechanic and the in jured passenger were thrown clear PROBE ATTEMPT TO WRECK PASSENGER KANSAS CITY Feb 10 Bad bold bandit that he is he admits Garnett Curly Petro still has things to learn about his chosen profession Facing a possible death sen tence for participation In a series of armed holdups Petro was be ing questioned about his methods when he exploded resentfully FOR SALE OR TRADE Low priced 5 room house with gar age on modern 6 room house also in NE section Address box 61 care JOE THE TAILOR For the best tailoring alterations cleaning and pressing Let him prove it Old Opera Block Brig Say I was held up myself about a year ago at St John and by three tough eggs The address brought memories to a detective He looked up the record of a confession signed by three youthful robbers who con fessed a holdup on the night named by Petro and at the same spot To Petro he read used a squirt gun on that Job as we couldnt get a real they got moaned Curly SAN ANTONIO Feb 10 and state authorities to day were investigating an apparent attempt to wreck Southern Pacific passenger train No 313 yesterday The locomotive crew narrowly es caped death when the engine left loosened rails but remained upright The chief dispatcher here said 14 spikes had been pulled from the rails Both the locomotive and a baggage car left the rails The derailment oc curred early yesterday Doctors said his right arm would have to be amputated Left in the bakery he some how placed his right arm in the mix ing machine was pulled into it bodi ly and his right arm crushed For two hours lie was in the ma This morning the committee dealt with special ships which it had been suggested should not be included in any scheme of tonnage limitation Secretary head of the Amer ican delegation planned to confer with Premier MacDonald at No 10 Downing st later in the day Americans Annoyed Last week Secretary Stimson sug gested the American delegation re frain from discussion of American policies beyond that contained in his statement outlining the American viewpoint The publication in Eng lish newspapers this morning of the formerly secret American suggestion to the other delegations regarding capital ships is known to have caused considerable annoyance among the Americans Confirmation finally was obtained from the Americans of reports the United States proposed it might be necessary to construct another Amer ican battleship of the type of the Rodney and the Nelson No Yardstick It also was learned that on Ameri can suggestion no yardstick would be chine before a returned and applied in the way of measurin for two hours and a half more nine f speed and in scrapping policemen doctors and helpers worki ships They would be dealt with on cd before he was freed the basis of size and age The subcommittee appointed to TTI reconcile the different proposals on 1U methods of classification expected to OF WRECKED Pretty well finished tonight j It was generally understood that NOME Alaska Feb 10 Pilot i at tomorrows plenary session France Joe Crosson today planned to move to the Root con from the icebound ship for humanizing submarine nff j activities which France never rati three miles off North Cape Siberia to Carl Ben wrecked plane tied It was stated that France will WE CAN TEACH YOU Tap clog or ball room dancing Dial Jacob Warren attorney wrote the governor charging that attack on Gillen is too and that the commissioner is attempting to embarrass the War ren police head Officers of the county Womans Christian Temperance un ion declared that the members I of the union in Trumbull county will stand by Beetham to the limit in his effort to Warren a safer and cleaner place in which to and Gillen have ex changed a number of communications recently the prohibition head charg ing that the Warren police have been lax in the enforcement of the dry laws Governor Cooper Indicated that the executives office regards the matter as a departmental affair MANY WEAR GLASSES CHICAGO Feb 10 Harry E Pine president of the Illinois State Society of Optometrists today said that approximately about onethird of the population of the United States arc wearing glasses which he discovered 90 miles south that the humanizing laws ap east of the ship two weeks ago to j Ply ot to submarines learn of the progress searchers are lo classes of warships making in the hunt for the bodies of spes Leader Eielson and Earl Borland fhas generally antici A few minutes after leaving the that one of the powers Nanuk yesterday on the same propose the absolute abolition sion Crosson had to turn back submersibles which is strongly cause of engine trouble A advocated by the United States and message received frm the Nanuk Britain Italy also advocates he would make the flight today It reservation France and Ja Captain master of arc adamant against abolition Russian Ship Stavropol ice bound has been made to have near the Nanuk was seriously 111 Orandi hear ct the Italian dele the hospital here today after being abolition resolution brought from his marooned ship to sGibson of the American delegation with him this Nome by Captain Pat Reid Pays For Bridal Dinner For 300 But No One Shows Up Electric WELDING Acetylene Cracked blocks and heads welded in the car The Ohio 113 3rd st NW 5050 FURNITURE SALE Open evenings 6 p m to 9 p m Special tonight Silk Pillows Sample Furniture Co 50 Erie DANCE At Warwick Tues HELLO WORLD Tune in at KWKH Shreveport at tonight and hear G Frank Grimes President I G THE BUS IN COMFORT And safety Why risk the perils of winter DANCE WEDNESDAY NIGHT At Ehrets Gold Ribbon Feb 10 and Mrs Sebastian H Willem registered at a hotel Fri day and Willem who is 47 years old ordered a bridal dinner for 300 guests paying cash for it He and his 18yearold bride were the only arrivals however and William invited every one in the hotel lobby to participate He also provided cigars for all who the hotel Yesterday while the Willems VALENTINES ON SALE AT ONLY ONEHALF PRICE Big selection too awaits you at Heckerts Jewelry Store 220 Lincoln Way CENTRAL MARKET HOUSE Fresh Boneless Herring Oysters entertained a number of new ac in their r o o m s guards of the Southern Indiana hospital for the insane entered and removed the groom to the in Willem had escaped Friday morning joining his and with the aid of a taxicab driver obtained the marriage license Mrs Willem formerly Miss Gertrude Shrewsberry er at the institution said she still loved her husband and would attempt to have him released morning presumably on this subject It is known that Italy has not been particularly keen about taking the lead in this matter especially in view 01 Frances strong stand abolition It is understood that Italys posi 1 tion this She supports abolition j of submarines with the reservation that all naval countries including those not represented at this confer ence must sign the agreement to Continued from Page One VALENTINE CANDIES Best grade chocolates with nut cream and fruit centers packed fresh in heart shaped boses A very com plete line priced at 50c 70c and up to Sugar Bowl BIG DANCE TONIGHT Marquita club at Stu ders Rink 5U50 SALE Open evenings 8 p m to 9 p m Special tonight Silk Pillows Sample Furniture Co 50 Erie A T CHIROPRACTOR I The removal of office from the McClymonds to 128 South SE three doors east of Baptist church Phone EAGLES ATTENTION Regular meeting and initiation Monday evening starting at oclock Your presence is desired C B Debos W P C P Burkhart
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