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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Newspaper) - April 21, 1932, Fairbanks, Alaska DAILY NEWSPAPER IN THE WORLD MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VOLUME FAIRBANKS ALASKA THURSDAY APRIL 21 1932 PRICE TEN CENTS HUMAN BONES FOUND IN BOX PARTS OF HUMAN SKELETON ABE DISCOVERED IN BOX DURING RAZING OF COURTHOUSE An unsolved murder case which long ago held the attention of Alaska was revived briefly in the mystery surrounding the discovery of what are said to be human bones They were found in a shed ad- I joining the courthouse The discovery was made by carpenter engaged in the work of razing the courthouse He said he found the bones ini a box about 18 inches long In it j were a skull thigh bones and shoulder blades he said Efforts to learn why the bones were stored there were ful the skeletal remains started a discussion of the famous or infamous Blueberry Tommy murders It was thought the skeleton might have been that of one of his victims but that theory was blasted when it was recalled that he had burned the bodies of those he murdered and only fragments of bones were found Oldtimers will recollect the Blueberry Tommy case In September 1912 John i dler John Holmberg well mining man Marie Dutch Marie I U WASHINGTON TO SEND ONE CREW TO POUGHKEEPSIE SEATTLE April one Washington crew the varsity will be sent to the regatta It has been Impossible to raise contributions to cover the expenses of two crews as planned PRESS GETS NEWS OF BABY SEARCH REFUSES PARDON MOONEY GOVERNOR ROLPH DECLARES FACTS PRESENTED TO HIM FURNISHED NO GROUND FOR PARDON SACRAMENTO April ernor Rolph refused to pardon Tom Mooney He said he heard Mayor Walker and others with an open mind but the facts as presented by Judge Nat L Sullivan his legal advisor gave no grounds for clemency Mooney was sentenced to life imprisonment after his conviction for setting the bombs which killed 10 persons in a San Francisco rade in 1916 FIFTEEN WHEN COURT CEILING FALLS BASTTA Corsica April teen persons including two at- were killed in the collapse of a ceiling to the court of the palace of justice during a trial Many were injured PROSECUTOR DRIVES AT MRS MASSIE TWO FOUND SLAIN IN NEW YORK MAN DEAD AND LYING BESIDE HIM WITH CRUSHED SKULL DIES SHORTLY AFTER IN HOSPITAL Associated Preti Photo Watchful waiting was the term used by Rear Adm Guy H retired in describing to newspapermen the activities of him and his two Norfolk Vs associates in their efforts to bring about the return of the kidnaped Lindbergh baby Admiral Barrage Is shown to in Norfolk SALMON PACKERS CAN'T GET LOANS FROM FARM BOARD WASHINGTON April man Stone of the farm board said agri meaning of the marketing act in reply to a request from Columbia River ers who are seeking to make mon eligible for loans from the farm board Sitka spruce was also deemed in- appropriate for loans WARNS AGAINST BONUS the world We print all reliable j salmon is not classed Schmidt Frank Adams and Thomas j cultural product Blueberry Tommy Johnson left Settles on the Koyukuk River in the Seal Pup small gasoline launch They were bound for the Yukon and the Outside No member of the party except Johnson has been seen since they left Hughes 150 miles below ties and the belief that Blueberry Tommy murdered Fiddler John for his gold and the others to hide the robbery has grown most to a certainty The search for him has never been abandoned but there has been no definite trace of him after he reached the States Fiddler John prominent ator on the Hammond River had on his person between and in gold dust An investigation was launched by the late L T Erwin then Uni- ted States marshal It was discovered that upon hia arrival at Seattle Johnson sold gold dust to the value of more than He was recognized there by several persons well acquainted j Continued on Page MELLON SILENT ON LIQUOR PROTEST DAWES OPPOSES ISSUING OF NEW CURRENCY TO PAY ERANS DETAILS R F C LOANS AMERICAN DRYS ATTACKING HIM FOR SERVING LIQUOR IN UNITED STATES EMBASSY AT LONDON LONDON April 21 Fos Vice-President dor Mellon's reply to the protest of American women drys against the serving of liquor in the erican embassy here was that he had no statement to make The Women's National tee for Law Enforcement in con- vention at Washington yesterday passed a resolution opposing tlie use of liquor in embassies WASHINGTON April Charles G Dawes warned the House ways and means committee that payment of the soldiers bonus with new currency would have a disastrous effect As head of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation he said the corporation had loaned to banks up 1 and general withdrawal of deposits been stopped Dawes assailed what he termec This damned demagoguery We could have political bunk and there at the corporation but we are political smut committees down doing a business job and damn it we are going to continue He said what the country needed was more confidence not more rency ARRANGE FOR DEBT PAYMENTS NEW YORK April B Brinker Jr sign painter was found stabbed to death today in Garden City Long Island Beside him unconscious and with a crushed skull was Miss Rose J Welk 24 years old a stenographer Her lips were sealed with sive tape She died soon after she was taken to a Nassau hospital Brinker had a divorced wife and a daughter name and address were written on an envelope attached to a stick within a few inches of his head i FOREIGN NATIONS WILL HAVE TEN YEARS TO MAKE PAYMENTS THEY SKIPPED THIS YEAR MARRIAGE Gen M A TInley of Council Bluffs la In command of the of the national guard has been endorsed by the Iowa cratic state convention for the party's vice-presidential nomination STORM SWEEPS CALIFORNIA SEVERAL SMALL BOATS DE- AND LARGER ONES ARE ENDANGERED BY HIGH WIND LOS ANGELES April 21 rain and wind swept southern yesterday Reaching a velocity of 50 miles an hour wind endangered several large ships and destroyed several small boats It caused damage in a number of communities Coast guard cutters are busy ing belabored vessels BOMBAY India April All 61 one of the most prominent Mohammedans was married to young and at- tractive Mrs Elizabeth Ryan English and the divorced wife of an Irish army officer in the presence of an armed guard ter the s o n had threatened to cut off the breasts of the woman and the beard of the who weighed 300 pounds She went into seclusion after the WASHINGTON April ment of foreign government debt to the United States postponed under the moratorium for one year will be made in in- over a at four per cent interest The state department has gone quietly with diplomatic negotiations to fix the rate Opposition to extension of the moratorium beyond June of this year is in Washington Senator Harrison of Mississippi ranking Democratic member of the finance committee voiced his op- position to any idea of extension Subscribe for the DULL GAINS ARE MADE AND THEN LOST AS ATTACK ON TRIALS AND UTILITIES CON- EXONERATE JAPANESE SEATTLE April jury exonerated R Tamura nese grocer in the fatal shooting two weeks ago of Olaf Katongan Alaska Indian caught by Tamura trying to enter his store at night The is read all over NEW YORK April drifted quietly in a narrow upturn but gains were largely scattered selling reappeared in in- and utilities Standard Oil of New Jersey Royal Dutch American Allied Chemical ad Santa Fe re- acted about a point U S Steel plunged down but er recovered ARCTIC SEAMAN IS SKIPPER NEW BOAT SEATTLE April Carl M Hansen former master of Nanuk and Amundsen's com- in the Arctic was elected cr plain of the University of Wash- floating oceanographic oratory the Catalyst which will be launched here May 1 SHE TEARS UP PAPER HE HANDED HER FOR COURTROOM IK DISORDER REINSTATE STUDENT EDITOR HONOLULU April 21 In a white heat of anger Mrs Thomas H Massie while on the witness stand tore to shreds a paper er by the prosecutor yesterday ter she admitted taking psycho- pathic Examinations last summer The paper supposedly ed a written admission in answers in the examination of a rift be- tween herself and her husband A wave of applause came from the audience as she tore up the paper His voice shaking in anger Judge Davis lectured the audience The prosecutor said Thank you Mrs Massie At last you have shown your true colors The rebuttal is IB order today The prosecutor hinted at an fair between Mrs Massie and the physician who gave her the ex- amination Alienist Coming HONOLULU April alienist will arrive by boat from California today Before adjournment of court the prosecutor won the to en- ter the paper which Mrs Massie tore up as evidence The trial was delayed until by Judge Davis to give the prosecution alienist time to ex- amine Lieut Massie POLICE HUNT FOR ALLEGED KILLER BUT REED HARRIS QUITS COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IM- MEDIATELY AFTER NAME PUT ON ROLLS MI SCHOOL TEACHER SAID TO HAVE BEEN SHOT DOWN IN ENCE OF NEW YORK April Harris expelled editor of the Col- University student daily was reinstated Wednesday He immediately resigned Harris attorney said he is ready to serve papers in a breach of contract suit against the uni- versity about football and charged the uni- Reed wrote caustic editorials spnal profit He was April versity hall was run for 1 CHARLIE CHAPLAIN TAKEN TO SINGAPORE HOSPITAL FOR FEVER TREATMENT SINGAPORE April 21 Chaplin American film comedian arrived here Wednesday and was hurried to a hospital to be ted for a slight attack of fever Physicians said he should recover fairly soon if no complications re- sult Job printing at the LOFTUS TO EXCAVATE FOR BUILDING STOCKTON Calif April Police are searching for Tom mas 39 who Is alleged to have shot and killed Mrs E A Taylor year-old school teacher in the presence of her pupils yesterday Coumas fled with his er and two children Earlier the housekeeper had quarreled with the teacher over the children and de- manded they be transferred to an- other schooL U S Steel Chief The contract for the excavation of the new federal building has been let by the William MacDonald Company to Arthur Loftus Mr Loftus will start work about the first of the month after the old been torn down The work will be done with a steam which Mr Loftus purchased from Commission the Alaska Road Associated Press Photo Myron C Taylor above ot the United States Steel corporation's finance committee was elected chairman of the corporation J P Morgan
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