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Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - February 7, 1930, Sandusky, Ohio GOOD EVENING THE STAR SUPREME The Weather I Cloudy and somewhat colder Friday Saturday with moderate Minimum temperature Friday night about 24 TONIGHT 2. Rash 6. Today's 10. JOURNAL FIELD EDITH DEATHS 52, NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Sandusky and Vicinity Thousands of acres of farm land near Bellevue have been flooded by underground Former sheriff pleads guilty to aiding in liquor deal and is General News Utah mine death toll 18 and seven Britain offers to cut warships to 18 with U. S. Senate to June 9, is plan of CONGRESS TODAY By UNITED PRESS Continues to debate tariff Military affairs committee considers bills and Debates to transfer prohibition from treasury to justice Judiciary committee continues hearings on to give U. K. commissioners power to try petty liquor law Public lands committee continues hearings on to conserve northern Minnesota forests and LATE NEWS FLASHES Feb. 7- President Alello was shot and several persons were slain in a. sudden outbreak a political meeting at the town of Montes state of ti message to the President Washington Litis said The number of dead whs reported to be with at least 16 others Several of tlie Wounded were believed to be Feb. 7-Revision of the Jones law to deprive prosecuting attorneys of the right to use it as a club over petty liquor law violators was suggested to the house committee today by Dean Pound of law in making the Pound he was speaking only for himself and not for the Hoover law enforcement com- Feb. 7-The democratic independent the senate was defeated today in an attempt to lower the duly on white an of from two and one half cents to two cents a The vote was 37-38. Ohio Briefs NEW guilty to charges of forging amounting to in order to obtain medical care for her sick Winifred was sentenced to serve one year in the Women's Reformatory by Judge 13. NGW Martin L. was endorsed as a gubernatorial candidate by the Jefferson Club last The club elected W. R. Stuckey of Dover as president the current year and A. deputy clerk of former mayor and newspaper of died last night at his homo at the age of 06. Founder of the Bloomville Weekly Independent which later merged with thy Bloomville he retired from newspaper work in 19.13. A jury here found Lloyd 23, guilty of charges of whipping 14-year-old Cleo a student under his tutelage in a rural Sentence was reserved pending motion for an Brown was suspended and his teacher's license withdrawn by superintendent of William ash ' heap in the basement of the hospital yielded f 4,000 worth of radium which had been burned among surgical The precious amounting to 50 was found by Dr. S. J. M. Allen of the University of Cincinnati with the aid of an 7, and Samuel aged 6 are the victims of burns received in a kerosene explosion when their Mrs. attempted to start a fire early Paul died late Wednesday and Samuel late Another 7,. Caraway and her Moxie suffered slight Roundup of suspicious in the police campaign against gambling here resulted in the questioning of nearly 200 people in the last 24 it was revealed The great majority of those taken into custody were released after brief SIXTY-THIRD 16 PAGES LOOKING Tonight several thousand Sandusky people will pick up the Sandusky Newspapers to read the Want They'll be looking for an apartment to to buy a good used pair of electric to rent a housekeeping suite look first in the Sandusky Newspapers because it carries the To reach these people phone your ad now to Main 12 or 28 FEBRUARY 7, 1930 PRICE S CENTS PER COPY MINERS DIED * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * - SENATE TO PASS ONLY ONE OF PROHIBITION BILLS Leaders Plan To Push Through Muscle Shoals And Appropriations By Press Staff one of the seven prohibition reform the tariff and Muscle Shoals are on the program privately agreed upon by the senate republican leaders for the remainder of this session of The program would discard until next year the other six prohibition measures recommended by President Hoover's law for adjournment of the present session the week of June 9, but of of the usual government supply bills and measures which will come The program Was worked out by the leaders of the various senate groups and while It is not an official it will have effect as in view of the existing senatorial situation and the practice prevailing of the leaders to work out the legislative 1 probably will sidetrack until next such important legislative proposals as railroad consolidation and the communications Since the prohibition reform hills were laid down by the it lias been obvious to the leaders that only the Williamson transferring prohibition enforcement from the treasury to the justice department now before the house could After the first day of it appeared the Williamson would easily be passed by the house probably The only contest Was centering around the proposal to transfer jurisdiction over industrial alcohol to the justice department along with the rest of the The pending endorsed by a large group of wets and proposes to take alcohol supervision out of the hands of Secretary of Treasury While debate on the Williamson continued in the the judiciary committee hearing Chairman Wickersham of the law enforcement commission his colleague Dean Roscoe Pound on the constitutionality of their proposal to enlarge the powers of United States The senate continued individual amendments to the tariff with leaders serving notice that all republicans must he present every minute the full strength of the majority be Recently the republicans have not fared so well dueto the absence of some members of their MANY UNDERGROUND STREAMS NEAR BELLEVUE HAVE FLOODED THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF FINE FARM LAND Unable To Carry Off Surplus Water They Force Thousands Of Gallons To A. RYAN Feb. 7 - Over three thousand acres of the finest wheat and corn land in the of are under No surface rivers or streams penetrate the devastated streams all under ground and Instead of carrying the waters to the ten miles to the they deposit the excess supply on fields through thousands of little springs or openings In the soil formed by the force of water filling the many chambers in the limestone formation many feet below the surface of the The main highway leading from Bellevue to nine miles to * * * the is impassable and has been for the past three In to reach Bellevue from Castalia it is necessary to make a three-mile detour and take the county line road into the latter town - and as one passes along the county line road a boiling spring is seen throwing up thousands of gallons of water each hour of the day and There are hundreds of springs ah the way from Byers Hill to but the one along the road Is the largest so far discovered by the excited This spring is about four feet wide and as the water flows through opening small streams are formed and water flows on and on until the depressions of the rolling land are covered for a distance of seven miles to the The farm homes of C. W. and C. W. Hawk on the are on the brink of an inland while a few hundred feet to the north is the residence of Clarence Anderson on the Smith entirely surrounded by At this point the water is twelve feet deep and to reach the home of Anderson it is necessary to take a Whatever produce Anderson has to deliver to market is ferried across the waters to the six Some Farm Homes Marooned So That Boats Are Necessary To Reach Highways hundred feet Forty inches of water fill the cellar of the Anderson farm home cellar is full of The rise of waters in the subterranean stream broke forth with thundering report on the night of January 12. Farmers living in the vicinity did not know the cause of the Next morning they found sections of their farms all under The waters continued to rise for the next three weeks and it was only a few days ago that some little recession in the stage was One farmer tilling over one hundred acres of land has only a few square feet of dry land and this spot is covered by his home a few R. C. the owner of about four hundred acres of fine farm reports three hundred acres under water - and this is the story one hears all along the Byers the high est Spot Western and The most northerly point the high have is just on the edge of the inundation and from this point and as far as the eye can reach on a clear day it is just one frozen field of ice reaching to the south and into tho north section of the town of and in the eastern part of this thriving little railroad center cellars are filled with This is the first time in the life of the oldest inhabitant that the high water has remained for so long a period of and it is the first timo in the memory of the oldest resident that the rise of water came so early in the With a rise in temperature a great volume of water is to be released during the next few weeks and the farmers along the road are wondering when tho underground stream will commence to take back its There is no outlet to the hundreds of little lakes that covers the country for small volume finds its way into Sandusky bay by way of Mills but the great volume must sink back into the earth before the land will be in condition to Farmer bovs unable tn work on the land are skating on the ice State Highway Department To Be Asked For Fear Worss Flood In m. the miniature skating is not always a pleasure for the reason that the boiling springs wear away tho bottom of the ice field and leave dangerous openings from which even a farm boy would find difficulty in extricating R. C. one of the best known farmers along tho highway and the owner of some four hundred acres of states that the present flood is more damaging to roads and farm land than the high waters of the year 1913 - the last year of flooded conditions in the he water came up along about the middle of April and remained on the surface about four This year the water rose during the month of it is still and the early sparing thaw with its rains to follow will surely prove disastrous to Page 1) I Where Taft Battles for Life i Just Another Chicago Day - - - ' In this red brick house in near the his political physicians are fighting for the life of William Howard 73-year-old former President and retired Chief Justice of the United Police Details have been stationed about the picturesque Taft home and messengers regularly with messages of sympathy from all parts of the Inset below is Dr. Francis R. Taft's personal physician who is attending him in his critical LOOK INTO DEATH OF MRS. WIFE OF COLONEL Brother In Honolulu Fears There Is Some Mystery Connected With By RUEL S. Press Staff 1930 by United T. Feb. 7-A sensation was precipitated today in the military and social world here by issuance of an order for a inquest into the death of Mrs. Marion D. former New York heiress and wife of an army Sheriff Patrick Gleason announced that the Inquest investigation long sought by Ralph brother of the dead would be granted Mrs. of Colonel Granville Sevier of the 64th Coast died on August 27, 1928 in After the the body was placed in a Colonel announced that he desired to take it to the mainland with him when his assignment to island service The death certificate said Mrs Sevier died of various chief of which was arterio Sheriff Gleason's decision to hold the inquest resulted from assertions by Hawaiian medical men that the causes ascribed in the death certificate appeared An unofficial autopsy was performed April 15, 1929. It revealed that practically all the vital organs to Page 8-No. 8.) Hunt Girl Who Was Seen In Bellevue Feb. 7-A group of citizens of Sulphur Springs near here banded together today in a search for Miss Lolo 17, who vanished 23 days The search was organized after complaints that Sulphur Springs officials making no concerted to find the The new movement is headed by the Rev. Frank and magistrate Irvin Funds will be collected to aid the they No clews to Miss Long's whereabouts have been discovered although she was reported seen in Bellevue with M. F. her former Britain Proposes Cut In Warships to 18 and No Replacement to By RAYMONDS Press Staff Feb. 7-Great Britain proposed today that the United States and Britain reduce their battleship strength to 15 within 18 months after the to be prepared by the present five power naval conference has been The British government announced that it wishes to see an battleships will disappear altogether in due The British policy was outlined in a memorandum issued It came loss than 24 hours after Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson had outlined the American position in a formal The British memorandum also that the 1930 conference until 1936, and a new be held in 1935. i.e limit of 15 capital ships proposed is that set by the Washington conference which would not have been reached until 1930. The British that no replacements of battleships be made before 1935. the British to 8-Xo. 2.) Ex-President Taft Shows Sleeps All Takes Nourishment Press Staff By THOMAS L. Feb. 7-William Howard Taft passed a restful night last night and today those closely concerned with the of the former chief justice seemed much encouraged over his A bulletin issued at 11:30 a. m. today by Chief Justice Taft's physicians further confirmed the improvement in his condition noted last The bulletin said he is continuing to improve and is taking more He dropped into a quiet sleep at about 8 p. m. after having passed a comfortable When Dr. Thomas his personal called at he was still asleep and the doctor did noi awaken The room where Mr. Taft is being cared for was darh the remainder of the night and it was believed that his sleep Physicians consider rest an important factor in the effort's bring about Mr. Taffs Only Mrs. the physicians and the it was saw Mr. Taft Dr. Claytor called just before as has been his He remained in the house for 15 On coming out he reported that because Mr. Taft was sleeping he did not see contenting himself with a study uf the charts and questioning the Mr. Taft took nourishment with less difficulty and better last night Dr. Claytor The entire conversation of the physician was more optimistic than at any time since the former chief justice was brought back to his Washington home last Complete which is a valuable aid to thoso caring for Mr. Taft was even more notable yesterday and last night around the Taft home than on previous The thin traffic which uses where the home of the former chief to Page 8-No. 3.) Former Sheriff Admits Aiding and Abetting Transportation of Feb. 7-Ex-Sher--iff Edward Gregory entered a plea of to on indictment for and abetting the grand v berora Irving Carpenter common pleas court this asked for permission to retract his plea permission having been granted by the pleaded Judge Carpenter assessed fine of and In passing sentence Judge Carpenter said he was taking into consideration the fact Gregory had voluntarily admitted the charge against him at a time when he stood that admission had cost him his office and that it had also cost his son his deputyship and the son's wife her county jail The under the could fined Gregory any amount from up to The case at admission of prohibition Jaw had its beginning some weeks ago when two men were found near Clyde with a quantity of alcohol it had been removed from the jail been placed having been confiscated following the arrest to Page 8->o, 7.) GRADE CROSSINGS BEING PROTECTED Gas Explosion Workings In Standard Mine At ville At Night Feb. f m Eighteen miners wera an explosion at tot Coal mine at miles northwest of Into * t. Four were rescued alto blast rocked spread poisonous gassea the drifts and It was believed that 14 outright in the ers were suffocated by A Cause of wag Survivors declared the blast bled entry ways and hurled Umber and debris There were St mine when the explosions WHAT what remained of Hyman Weisberg's army and goods store after it had been wrecked by a mysterious followed by in the latest of Chicago's series racketeer bomb outrages and and crimes of that Two adjoining stores were also Naval Experts Study Proposal of U. S. To Scrap More Warships CLAPPER 7-With-flre- State Finds Roads Willing To operate In Placing of Feb. 7-Co-operation on the part of steam and electric railroads with public utilities to re duce grade crossing hazards is shown in a report announced today by T. J. special counsel for the Since January 1, transportation companies have agreed to protect 47 grade crossings with electric signal The number excludes those to be installed by two of the major the New York Central and Pennsylvania The companies which will complete installations by July 1, and the counties to be protected Canton and Youngstown Railway 1; 2; and 1. Erie 2; 1: Van 1;'Ashland-co 1: 2; 2; 1: and 1. Hocking Valley 2: 1; 1; 1; 1; 2; and 1. Plate 1: 2: 3; 1: 2; 3, 1; and Van 1. BY RAYMOND Press Staff Feb. first constructive proposal for real disarmament before naval experts today began an intensive study and discussion of America's a basis of parity with Great pare down her naval The conference sub-committee met at 11 a. In the tapestry room at St. James Palace to consider the new None of the delegates was only the experts attending tho Henry fi. statement made public last night in London and is received as the most Important development at the don naval conference since the opening of the no session scheduled until next the American offer will be subjected to a four-day analysis by French and Italian who are today chiefly concerned in since Great it is already is In tentative agreement with the Stimson Premier Andre Tardieu of held to his original plan of paying a hurried visit to and left London early The straight forward presentation of America's needs and proposals were received with enthusiasm by the press in diplomatic quarters and among naval experts attached to the five There was almost a noticeable feeling of relief that America had to Pago 4.) Rep. Beck Warns G. O. P. It Will Go On Rocks If It Its Soul BY KENNETH U. Press Staff Feb. 7 party is destined to follow the footsteps of its whig predecessor into oblivion if it continues to its soul to fanatical drys and thus becomes the parly of Rep told his colleagues in the house warning was given in the course of a carefully prepared Pig Jane Whose Story In Hall Mills Case Jury Did Not Is Dead From Cancer JERSEY Feb. 7- Jane Gibson died today of cancer and thus ended the life of the woman whose testimony provided the most dramatic moment of the century's most publicized murder Her death in the charity ward of the Jersey hospital came seven and a half years after that celebrated September night a mule in she passed linear the tree under which on the morrow would be found the bodies of the Rev. Edward Wheeler Hall and his choir Eleanor Eve witness yr was Jane If the she was known the country told the truth under oath then there was no mystery in the But a jury decided her evidence a and hence the double killing remains an unsolved Certainly the day of days tor Jane Gibson was Nov. 192B, when she was called as a prosecution at the trial in N. the hospital Not only was the cancerous growth even then advanced but a complication of other diseases had made it doubtful whether she could But Alexander the was u Her evidence would carry more he if her own seemed near at So she was carried from l he Over the road to of Mrs. Frances Stevens Hall and I an ambulance Up the court her Henry and Willie When the frosty day dawned Mrs. Gibson lay ili in house steps and into the nervously court room four hus iron Jk to Page 6.) summarizing tho philosophy of the Beck the fugitive slave law was also a part of the but the attempt to make the people of the north involuntary slave catchers provoked such intense moral revolt that Webster did not avert civil but destroyed himself in his honest attempt to save union by making the fugitive section of the constitution result is a sinister omen to the republican party even in this day of its great The whig party perished and the republican party came into I say it with regret but 1 say it is a necessary The party did not the slave to put the white man iu the chains of an intolerant democratic party can retain Its hold upon its rank file by the of but the republican party cannot hold forever the larga number of self-respecting men and and little hope waa held who were not v. Rescue penetrate the hoping that some the men had been able to barricade themselves small rooms and avoid the Women and gathered about the main bodies as they were brought and awaiting reports from the Identified T. ' J. JU F. H. T. * Carlyle Angus Roy William Toby Frank 1*. v Barney J. D. Cy William The four who were alive were Andy Rubion Monroe and a man named actual mining being done in the all ot men employed being men engaged in making Among the ot emerged from the smote and gafri filled mine was thai U T. U who sacrificed his attempt T. U waa of the mine from the shook the with rocks and An one of the men who was a short and saw run back into the save his The wera carried brought SCHROEDER IS TO SEEK CUSTODY Op DONNIE IS REPORT Estranged Husband at At New route NEW 1 mm Homer to whom the Intolerance of prohibition Is a moral It forever bo half wet and half Beck chose for the theme of his speech the statement of the law enforcement liminary which warned that in any of the prohibition the whig tradition of. the of must be taken into many the preliminary lotion of the commission may he aa to Page fij husband of Irene blond In Jail here connection with tho murder of Statu Trooper Brady en route from California ta their it was learned i * I Officials of received a letter from Schroeder lie will seek to custody ot the ' The according to i had been living in the four year ' eld still is held iu tho County ' Detention Home where he waa brought following his declaration at a month ago that shot a It was ' this statement which first ed the hunt for the killers of poral Paul to her lover Glenn and Irene's Tom - i where Donnie was found at the home of Raymond of Homer is in This is believed the reason the father to Page - Chorus Girl Fails From Hotel Feb. 7 refusing to furnish a for her Violet who of a window at the r here to police for 1 She was la conscious after her landed on a roof about 18 low her bloi rather she was pink Vic night told police thai extra in a 05921610 16263603
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