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Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - December 17, 1929, Sandusky, Ohio EVENING The Weather Rain Tuesday Wednesday much colder with rain changing to mum temperature Tuesday night With 32 TONIGHT 2. Avenging 5. Today's 10. MARRIAGE LICENSES Paul A. 18, and Pearl M. 17, Be v. Ralph BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Alton a at Good Samaritan Mr. and Mrs. Frederick a at Good NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Sandusky and Vicinity Say action is planned to block purchase of new pumper for fire Farmer is appointed sheriff of to succeed official who Six men arrested in big liquor raid at General News 60 men entombed by Oklahoma mine Fliers crash in Brazil forest 60 miles from coast One * CONGRESS TODAY Continues debate on the nomination of Albert L. Watson to judge in Judiciary sub-committee lobby Agriculture sub-committee continues cotton price Interstate commerce committee continues radio Privileges and elections committee considers Nye resolution to unseat Joseph R. Pa. 10 PAGES 17, CRASHED REPORT MINERS ENTOMBED IN OKLAHOMA MINE Continues debate agriculture department appropriation Foreign affairs committee takes up revised Porter .to authorize appointment of a commission to investigate ATE LASH ESI 17- One hundred forty-six passengers and crew of the steamer owned by the Union Steamship company of New Zealand were landed from life boats which launched the nick of struck a coastal reef in The accident which occurred between Bluff Harbor and caused a total loss of the - Dec. 17 - The house foreign affairs committee ordered a favorable report today on the revised Porter resolution granting the president authority to appoint a commission to Investigate conditions in Explosion Occurred ait Noon Old Tom Workings North of Okla. Dec. 17 miners were reported entombed In the Old Town coal mine north of here as a result of an explosion The men are reported entombed about 5,000 feet beneath the surface In the slope Under leadership of Hugh owner and rescue work A group of rescue workers dug to the 24-foot slope in an effort to establish communication with the j About 100 persons had gathered at the mine by Laborers came from all neighboring mines to aid in the rescue looks like one of the worst mine disasters in this A. Jay president of the McAlester Fuel company told the United is no indication yet that we can reach them he Death gas immediately seeped the tunnels as rescue hastily organized from penetrated the shafts in an to learn the fate of the entombed a mile below the The explosion cut off all means of the escape so far as could be learned examinations by the rescuers who got only to the 24-foot slope In feared that fire and the aftermath of an explosion in a such as the old may be adding to the dangers of the entombed men if they escaped death in the first Scores of relatives and friends of the miners gathered around the mouth of as news of the explosion Buildings within a mile radius of the mine were rocked by the Volunteers from nearby mines to Page 3, No. 9.) Dec. 17-A severe earthquake about 4,400 miles from Chicago probably was recorded on the seismograph of the University of Chicago at 5:09 a. m. S. T. Another shock was recorded at 5:18 quakes at a. m. GARDEN Dec. 17-A 58-year-old father killed himself and his wife and daughter with a pistol here today after a family ' The 58; his 56, and Mrs. Carl 80. their According to Carl Snelling left homo for work Just before the shooting Denzer died in a Ohio Briefs fworks has received an order for 25 slant freight locomotives for the Missouri Pacific it was announced The engines will cost more than and represent a part of the Missouri Pacific's contemplated ' expansion report seeking the disbarment of William H. attorney on charges of unprofessional conduct involving moral has been filed in common pleas court here by tho Bar Valentine is accused of fusing a client's money his own minutes he awakened a fellow prisoner and asked for a John himself with his belt in the city Jail here last Kroll was put in the cell at 7:45 p. m. having been arrested on a warrant charging torturing and tormenting of his state civil has affirmed the of James J. game on charges Fourteen charges were cited against Fischer in the order for his Fischer said was only one reason for the just too good a he ' The Ohio Good Roads Federation convened here today for its thirteenth annual Governor Myers Y. State Highway Director Robert N. and others were on the speaking The delegates attended ia luncheon at noon then split to old croup Director C' A. today announced the appointment of Dr. Homer as chief kot the division of hygiene in the state health department and Dr. Alfred B. as chief of the division of child DELAWARE Burns received Wijen her clothing was ignited by flames Court House Employe Is Knocked Out Columbus Authorities Think Assailant Intended To Injure Prosecutor Who Convicted Dec. 17-Nelson E. assistant at the courthouse was slugged by an unidentified man today in the office of County Prosecutor John J. jr. Police believe the man thought he was striking Chester who prosecuted Dr. Howard former Ohio State university professor under sentence to die Friday night for the of his co-ed Theora Hensel bears a close resemblance to was knocked unconscious by the blow which left a large welt on his When he regained consciousness his assailant had It is believed the man had secreted himself in Chester's office late yesterday waiting there all unlocked the door and wont in at seven Hensel went through the main room and through another office into private asked him are you doing He didn't say anything but got up and hit me. was dazed by the blow and when I got my wits back he was Hensel described his assailant as a whito stocky and well Miss Agnes secretary to the said the last ono out of the office yesterday to Page 3, No. 10.) WHEN YOU BOTTOM OF SHOPPING LIST SITTING ON DOG Because this 3-year-old German police will take orders given in silence he is about to prove the salvation of the where a spoken command to an animal actor would register on the sound film and would spoil the who obeys silent has arrived to solve Hollywood's Hero he is waving to the and did you ever see a dog in this pose President Signs Resolution 14 Days After It Is Introduced In By Press Staff Dec. 17-Federal income taxes have been The reduction amounts to 66 2-3 per to the smallest income taxpayer and will save individuals about and corporations ' approximately Administration officials and rushed the one per rate reduction through to final enactment in the record time of 14 expect the to stimulate business particularly since it was passed before the 1930 budgets of individuals and corporations were President Hoover signed the directing Secretary of Treasury Mellon to collect one per less than regular rates on normal Individual and corporation late The resolution applies only to 1929 returns on together with first due next March 15. It is the first of what President Hoover and Secretary Mellon hope will be an annual series of tax cuts under a flexible The tax differs from all previous reductions in the nation's in that it shaves taxes only on incomes to Page 3, No. 4.) TWELVE FARMERS ON JURY TO HEAR FRANKLIN MURDER i Defendants Plead Not Guilty And Claim Present f In By DUKE MERRITT Press Special MOUNTAIN Dec. 17 - Twelve farmers were seated in squeaky courtroom chairs today to decide whether Connie Franklin is dead or and if four charged with torturing and burning him to are guilty of The jury was selected shortly before noon in rapid fire proceedings In sharp the easy going life of the mountain folk who jammed the The second act of the likely to be tense with tha appearance as a witness of Tiller the country girl who claims the defendants burned her sweetheart as she helplessly was scheduled for the afternoon The all with resounding native American names i- was composed of The 12 men Edward Lorn Cornelius A. M. C. S. M. Thomas Tom Floyd H. W. L. C. and Rex One of the nine men accepted T. E. Ward was today when he told Judge S. M. Bone he he was related to one of the The four defendants pleaded not Lobby Committee Told He Straightened Out Wrong Impression of Farm Board To Aid Dec. 17- Julius K. chairman of the board of the United States Chamber of told the senate lobby investigating today that he had not exerted any influence against the relief policies of the federal farm Barnes testified he acted only as an intermediary in bringing Indignant western grain men together here with Chairman Legge of the have not a dollar interested in any farm business affected by the grain commission and elevator said who chairman of the U. S commission during the war and is a close friend of President was a growing disturbance in grain circles regarding certain utterances of the farm which were given greater interpretations than were old associates and friends were disturbed and I was interested in protecting honest American business against unjust situations such as created by the overt statements of farm board This situation motivated Barnes to bring grain commission Messrs. McMillan Carey of Minneapolis and of Kansas City before Legge in a conference - men there was no Intention of driving them out of business and that the board was not ing against private He said Legge told the grain men also that it was the intention not to let the co-operative buying organizations use government money at cheaper rates than the commission men were able to was of the opinion the to Pago 3, No. 3.) Action fe Planned To Block Purchase Of Fire Pumper By Solons $ Death Jump Big Surprise Prominent Clevelander Leaped From Bridge After Car Sideswiped Two Dec. 17-Au-thbrities and friends today were puzzled over the suicide of Carl 40, president of the company woolen goods manufacturers who leaped to his death from the What unsuspected stress harassed his mind and why should a minor auto collision in the of the bridge have Induced him to leap over the three-foot iron railing to the Cuyahoga river 50 feet were the questions friends and Coroner A. J. Pears were trying to answer Tiedemann apparently had everything that a man for his friends He had personal a beautiful home in Shaker a happy and was assured a new place in the business world when the Bockman company liquidation His personal fortune was not affected by the recent stock market And his friends he has been under a peculiar nervous tension for the last At dusk yesterday car two other machines in the middle of tho Smiling and he assured and Christopher Kohn that he would settle the He seemed abstracted but the two drivers A moment later ho walked over to the iron laid his hat on to Page 3. No. 8.) MAY HEAD SEPARATE TICKET Read Out of Democratic Party For Supporting He Will Not Dec. 17- Alabama faced the political possibility today of an independent ticket in field next led by Senator J. Thomas and Judge Hugh A. both read out of the democrat party for bolting to Hoover last The fiery senior senator and the Birmingham who respectively aspire to the senate and the gubernatorial were denied the privilege of the democrat party primary by a 27-21 vote of the state's committee in ing here Both announced they run as - When informed of the committee's Heflin declared in Washington that It not represent the wishes of of the democrats of added that time for a bas and shall be Flyers of two nations Capt. Leon famed French and Col. Larre Borges of are seen above In a new picture as they prepared at Le Bourget for their flight which in a forest in Brazil with one flier Below is their Breguet a sister ship to the craft recent record-breaking distance flight from France to CHALLE AFTER Lt. Col. Larre Goes to Santo 50 Miles Inland From Coast To Notify government of and Returns to Wreck to T Help Injured f * By CARLOS Press Staff Dec. 17 - The flight of Lt. Col. Larre Borges and Capt. Leon Challe ended lu a crash In the Brazilian Coastal forests which Reports current Tuesday were 4 to the effect that an injunction be to prevent purchase of an American La France fire pumper which was authorized by the votes of three city commissioners at the meeting late Monday Commissioner Schade let lt be known in no uncertain terms that he did not favor the purchase and indicated that take steps to block it. The right of Commissioner Freitas to vote on the purchase was also questioned in somu quarters Tuesday inasmuch as he lives in Lakewood and did not attend meetings for almost a year and some contend that by such action he forfeited his place on the The session Monday was featured by charges hurled against several solons and Commissioner JAPS WILL FAVOR RETENTION FOR NAVAL USAGE Stimson Meets Delegation Today At Conference Table To Discuss By LYLE C. Press Staff Dec. 17-Japan and the United States will exchange naval ideas across a conference table today Secretary Stimson receives iner Premier Admiral Takarabe and Ambassador Debuchi at the state Japan wants a 70 per ratio in auxiliary vessels compared with the 60 per ratio in capital ships accepted by Japan's delegation to the Washington arms The Japanese will not consent to abolition of they expect greatly to augment their submarine strength and will be willing to forego an unspecified number of tons In other classes to obtain the submersible considered essential to their The foregoing was outlined by the Japanese at a press conference On both issues and Takarabe are likely to encounter American Today's to Page 3, No. 7.) And All for 57c Mr. Otto Rudolph certainly did get - results from my It kept me busy answering the door Please my ad at Mis ad below did the Tours can do If you have thing you want to you can place an ad hi Sandusky's morning and evening newspapers for as low as 57c. Phone 28 or 12. LADY'S Cheap for quick Ph. 2S4Q-W. or 731 Schade doing most of the In the Schade voted as did Commissioner Schade is reported to have favored purchase of a Seagraves pumper while Miller in negotiations prior to Monday had always favored the Mayor Altstaetter the to purchase the American and his motion was seconded by Commissioner When a vote was Altstaetter and to Page 3, No. 6.) FARMER GETS JOB RELINQUISHED BY SHERIFF Harry D Named Successor of Ed Right To Appoint Dec. 17 - Hurry D. prominent and popular residing on the Peru Hollow or is sheriff of vice Edward It developed this morning that the office was offered to Smith last Saturday after Gregory had told the county commissioners that he would present his resignation Smith told the commissioners he would the matter and let them know a day or This morning Smith announced his acceptance and the commissioners In turn announced It to the Smith takes the office with the understanding that he may name his own It is understood that he insisted upon this right several changes in the make-up of the Gregory staff are The new sheriff said upon assuming his that he would retain the Gregory staff the and intimated that there was a possibility that ho would retain it The retiring sheriff had not said today what he expects to do now and he is out of it was recalled that before he became sheriff and while he was waiting for the necessary two-year period between his second and the to Page 3, No. 6.) Another Cold Wave Due Here Wednesday State and local weather forecasts Tuesday that another cold snap is headed this way and may reach Sandusky Rain and colder is predicted for Tuesday night although Forecaster Cooper indicated that the minimum temperature might not be lower than 33 changing to also slated for Wednesday together with a sharp drop in State forecasts indicated that the temperature might drop as low as ten degres above zero by Tho temperature at s o'clock Tuesday morning was 44 degrees and during the night 34 was the Another heavy fog enveloped the city Tuesday morning and old time er followers declared that it probably was the forerunner of a cold entirely destroyed their Challe was slightly Injured when the plane was forced down near Santo Larre Borges was not Challe arrived p at Santo Antonio at 9:50 a. m. a. E. S. sent a telegram from Santo Antonio to the Uruguayan minister at Rio De telling him of the filing the telegram at 10 a m. the Uruguayan aviator returned to the wreck outside the Immediately after news of the crash ot the plane near Santo Antonio Brazilian officials In tho town of Natal ordered every assistance sent to It was first feared that both fliers had been injured and medical assistance was sent to the Simultaneously a Latecoere Aviation company ambulance left Rio De Janeiro for Santo Antonio and officials at Pernambuco ordered medical aid by automobile - Challe from to mainland of South America caused wide rejoicing through northern although the enthusiasm was tempered by the unfortunate accident which wrecked the big plane In which they had crossed the south ' It was estimated that the two aviators had covered approximately 3,700 miles on their compared to the 4,448 miles covered by Major Arturo and Major Carlo the on their long i flight from to Point near j Larre prior to ture from had announced that they Intended to cover 8,-i 640 miles to Natal and as far down the The plane got off ita as it approached the due to with land stations and get its - - 50 Miles From Coast ' Dec. 17 - The flight ot the Lieut. Col. Tadeo and his French to Page S. No. 14\ BEWARE MARLEY'S Who is this strange ture with bony finger upraised in his jaw wrapped in a and clanking chains around his waist f 'Tis the ghost of come to warn Scrooge of the error of his ways in shutting mankind out of his On a memorable Christmas many years Marley came from grave to visit the miserly Scrooge and to tell him there was no peace in the unless some good had been accomplished this side of the shall be visited by three said Motley's first will call when the clock strikes And it Read what happened in Christmas Charles famous It begins m the TO SOUTH ATM British Fliers Hope to Beach Pilots flight took off from at 7:58 a. m. today tempted 6,000-mQe flight to The Royal with 1,000 gallons of ' Although Capetown was as the goal of the ' the fUers city of Wl ot NataL eastern coast of was native - - The the same which and 1 flew from in April of They were forced down flight by fuel only a distance' short of a new tance s ' The pilots expect to within a maximum of 60 air ministry flight announced that it would be attempt to break the world's recently established by the French and Maurice lonte in a 4,876-mile flight from rLev Bourget field to Set New Dec. 17-Tho fliers Coste and Raul da established a new world's record for a- closed they passed the 4,761 mile shortly before 10 o'clock this Coste and Coda liad originally planned to remain aloft but a- saving In tlon during the first 3,QQ0 enable remain in the air an adding materially ta s f ' triangular course tho aviators - are flying is to Page S. No. WIFE QUESTIONED AFTER MAN SLAIN Denies Knowledge of Shooting of Cloyce Railroader At Dec. hero today were seeking to mine whether D. 45, v widely known railroad was murdered or ended his life * a Jones was found dead hx the of his home late left side shattered by a charge The wound was just low the Mrs. Mary tola discovered the told she has been upstairs all had heard no was later found upstairs wrapped a blanket Near collapse four maintained she had hei and insisted m had committed Asked about the of the she admitted in the said so hysterical 8*Jmf^__ body ot her husband the weapon without After performing an the county diet ot f No one else maid wm 6816
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