Bridgeport Telegram, March 31, 1928

Bridgeport Telegram

March 31, 1928

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Bridgeport Telegram, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1928, Bridgeport, Connecticut PRICE2CENIS THE BRIDGEPORT TELEGRAM THE WEATHER FAIR. COLDEH TODA1T. air and Warmer Tomorrow. REPORT ON EDITORIAL VOL. XXXVII, NO. 7S Cirrulation Open 1o Circulation Week Ending Mar. iiii red .is sei'oii'i c'ltsi iiiaticr ;ii me post office at ilscl'orl. O'lin.. under m-i of I8T3 IXi-g U. S. Pat. Olf. BRIDGEPORT, CONN., SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 31, 1928 36 PAGES TWO CENTS ON NEW BTANQtt li CENTS A WEEK BZ MEDICAL EXAMINER GAVE ORDER FOR SILENCE IN ISIERN STATES, DEATH OF SUTAY YOUTH Dr. DeLuca Admits on Wit- ness Stand That He Advised Welfare Department At- taches to Keep Mum. CORONER PRAISES HIM FOR ACTION HE TOOK Newspapermen Tell of Dif- ficulties in Getting at Truth on Night of Lad's Death. Odds One to Four That Germans Will Reach U. S. NEW YORK, March of one to four that the German flyers will be successful In flying across the Atlantic ocean from east to west In their monoplane "Bremen" were quoted today by the Wall street firnv of W. L. Darnell and company. About five thousand dollars have been bet by enthusiastic admirers of the German airmen. The big single wager was against 000. Earlier In the week Lloyds In Lon- don had refused to wager on the endeavor. Lima, Ohio. Completely off from Outside World as Wires Fall under Sleet. Bossy Gillis Visits City, May Seek Mayor's Job Here "If I Ever Get Kicked Out of Newburyport I'm Coming Here and Run for He Tells "Ran Him Ragged" When He Was Kid, He Says, "Now I'm Running Them Ragged in Newburyport." Bv ROBERT X. committee, and went around to get "Bossy" OI1115. bad hoy mayor d j Mayor P. William Behrens at his meat Newburyport, Mass., "blew into this j market. Frtm there the two mayors and burg" yesterday. Full of the reception committee toured the SENATOR WILLIS STRICKEI nii AT HUGE POLITICAL RALLf STAGGERS OFF STAGE, DI Testimony Has to Be Halted AT POLITICAL RALLY hard-boiled, profane and humorous, his TRAINS ARE HELD UP I Honor, Andrew J. "Boasy" Gillis scored city. The party went to Seaside Park i and "Bossy" said "the park's okay." i a tremendous hit as special guest eti Thejr -continued all over the city, out i Hie Flks championship fights staged at (Noble avenue, up and down Main street, Traffic in Pennsylvania ana [tne Park theatre lastoigw. i tying up traffic at one point when Oil Case Defendant Will Be 1 With ft "here I am, Ico1 me over, the crowd learned from a huge placard i Twice While Former Inter- j HOOVER'S RIVAL IN OHIO i Candidate for President inico AT oni ITIPAI DAI i v __ 7y ior Secretary Rests. GOING TO CALIFORNIA me r" I Lake Region Suffers; Fair! Weather Promised Today. it you Dr. Horatio R. DeLuca, one of the city's two medical examiners frankly admitted at an inquest held yester- day afternoon that he ordered official silence on the death Tuesday after- j noon in the city dental clinic at the welfare building of Julius Sutay, 10, of 314 Hallett street. The medical examiner received commendation of the coroner for his action, while otiier witnesses called by the coro--..T admitted that they had aen.ert all knowledge of the case when inquiring reporters of the Telegram at- tempted to secure verification of and News Summary BRIDGEPORT Medical examiner passed silence or- der on welfare ataches In Sutay death. Page 1. Bossy Oillis gives town the once over, says He'll come here and run for CHICAGO. March Associat- ed Press) Winter came back to the Middle West for a rousing encore today which gave the March lion an oppor- tunity to do a little roaring. Weather bureau forecasters however indicated tonight that March's pass- ing tomorrow will be accompanied by a lamb-like bleat, for fair skies and rising mercury were expected on the heels of the severe snowstorm which overspread the mid-section of the coun- try last night and today. The snow, the second of the week, and sleet In some sections did heavy damage to wire facilities, particularly _.... 0. in Northern Ohio, and hampered trsns- j portation from the Ohio to the Missis- the fact, to the death of the against w All exonerated for death of young j boxer. Page 2. Sophomore girls win Inter-class track at high scnool. Page 10. Police school for county will open in Bridgeport. Page 1. C. M. T! C. members cautioned know what you can do" attitude. "Bos- other than "Bossy" Gillis. on the car that In the car was none 1 strode into the Klks club on State street yesterday afternoon at FIVVM'K Stocks: Strong. Bonds: Irregular. Foreign Exchanges: Easy. Wheat: Easy. Corn: Steady. SPORTS Manager Whitman gets offer of three The transfers were described by Sec- retary, Wilbur as being in the nature of routine changes made necessary by termination of sea duty tours of the officers. Admiral L. R. De Stelgeur is to be relieved from command of the battle fleet In the Pacific waters and assume duties as the commandant of the Third Naval district and of the navy yard at New York, filling the post left vacant through the retirement of Rear Ad- mlral Plunkett. At present Admiral Pratt Is in command of the battleship divisions of the battle fleet. Rear Admiral Taylor, will relieve Vice 12PLEAS GRANTED Wives Relate Tales of Abuse Advised by Hus- band to Die. In the first "divorce field day" held at the short calendar session of the Superior court yesterday, twelve decrees divorce were granted snd decision reserved on one other petition. The presiding Judges were Carl Foster of this city, and Alfred C. Baldwin of Derby, the former sitting for ths first, time In Bridgeport as a Judge of the Superior court. Judge Poster granted none of the decrees and Judge Baldwin three. Clarence I. Dougal of was granted a decree from Charlotte M. Vftth Dougall, also of New Haven, who lived with Mm. Just two weeks when she decided that married life was not for her and returned to the Hie of a single woman. The couple married Sep- tember 24, 1924, and. according to Dougall, his wife never really knew whether to stay with him or not. She left thrice before the final parting on October 8, 1924. He told the Judge that his wife stayed with him long enough to turn his first pay check to her mother, declaring that they did not need it. Dougall is a civil engineer In the employ of the Stale Highway de- partment. Drank Too Much. Having lost a weekly position, Max H. Heintz, of New York City, has been drunk continually one year, according to testimony offered by Edythe Wright Tuttie Heintz, of Stam- ford. She was granted a decree, of a minor child alimony of (Continued on Page Twenty-four.) FORTY INJURED AS HERE NEXT FRIDAY Inspector Cornelius Cahalane of New York Will Be Instructor. NORWALK, March among cities and towns of Falrfield county who are seeking to establish a county police training school was as- sumed by Bridgeport here todty when Police Commissioners T. J. Pardy and Stephen T. Boucher, with Superinten- dent Charles A. Wheeler registered their unqualified approval of the project in B. conference with Mayor Anson F. Keeler and officials of Stamford and Danbury, School Opens fridav The school project, already rndorsed by Stratford, Fairfield, Westport, Shel- ton, Darlen, New Chnaan and Greenwich became an established fact today when It was decided to formally launch the school in Bridgeport next Friday under the dircution of Police Inspector Cornelius Cahalane ol New York city, who will come to the Park City to confer with officials at the invitation of Superintendent Wheeler. Subjects to Be Taught The training school project was In- troduced three weeks by Mayor Keeler who suggested that the towns and cities of Fairfield county unite to establish a training unit where new- ly appointed and prospective police of- ficers could be put through six weeks course In the study of police duties tinder the direction of experts from i Connecticut, New York and New Eng- land. Special emphasis will be given to the Tegal aspect of presenting court cases, enforcement of traffic and j Harry P. Sinclair in his trial on charges of conspiracy to defraud the govern- ment in connection with the leasing of Teapot Dome. The hearing was to be resumed later. Plans are now to take Mr. Fall to California Sunday if Atlee Pomerene. j special government counsel, finishes with the cross-examination Saturday. Mr. Fall has been urged to go to Cali- fornia by physicians who believe his condition would be improved by his i moving to a lower altitude. Fall continued his story today of the leasing of the Teapot Dome naval oil reserve which resulted in his being indicted with Sinclair for conspiring to defraud the government and a charge that as a cabinet officer he had accept- ed in Liberty bonds from the oil man for the lease. The story was told In the seclusion of the library of his home and his friends said It would put a new light on the famous oil land deal. His testi- mony, taken by Sinclair's counsel, Danlnd it was considered reasonably nafe fir anyone who stayed on It. When Mrs. Pettit did not return (Continued on fair Six.) WESTON HAS ANOTHER CONSTABLE IF NEEDED i Klan Official Refuses to Answer Questions at Rhode Island Probe FAST TRAINS CRASH! CALDWELL BY VOTE Eastbound Liberty Limited 136-35 Ballot Decides Long By EIHVAKU J. NEIL. NEW YORK. March Asso- elated Press.) A right hand that thud- ded steadily to the body with numbing effect and the Inexperience of Joe Sekyra, curly headed blonde youngster from Dayton, tonight won Leo Lomski a thrllltUK ten round the right to fight Tommy Loughran aga'.n j for the light heavyweight champion- ship. Spkyra could tlo Just about ns he pluused with the sturdy lumberman from Aberdeen, Washington when the (rontlnurd on Page Twenty-four.) STINSON, HALDEHAN MAKE NEW RECORD Telescopes Rear of Broad- way Limited in Ohio. LIMA, O., March (Bv Associated Press.) The Liberty, Pennsylvania Bail- rood flyer crashed Into the Brrxidwaj limited on the same '.osc! fou- miles west of here tonight, injuring more than 40 passengers on both trains. Figh'; between Dill and Radio Commissioner. WASHINGTON. March By Asso- c.ated Press) By a margin of a sin- gle 10 Senate late today confirmed the nomination of Orestes H. Caldwell, of New York, to be a member of the Federal Radio com- mission by confirming the nominations About half of the injured were re- j of Sam Plckard. a Kansas Democrat: moved to hospitals here while physi- j Harold A. La Fount, a Utah Republi- cans treated the remainder In the and IrR Cl Robinson, a West Vlr- couc'hes. The Broadway limited WHS awaiting; orders from a to'ver because of graph wires having been severed by a sit.ei storm labt night when the Libcilv bore down, runnir; at miles r.ii hcni'. Both vere prst The Liberty engine ploughed into glued to their seats. Tears ran from I eyes of many of his old friends. It 1 half an hour before many could Hfve the news Five physicians were called to atta the senator: Doctors Dorrance S. I. T. McCarthy, Floyd V. Miller, CBUander and W. O. Benner. They luunced death due to hemorrhage. Earlier In thr evening Senator Flyers Happy That America'had from Has Honors Again, Tell of Experience. JACKSONVILLE BEACH. Fla.. Maul) j Associated Press.) The world's going test airplane emlurarfce record came back to of speed, cleverness and flashing left America from Germany today whi.i Ld- hands. But once inside, the cruel Sttnson and George Hnlcleman right hand that dropped Loughran a new mark of 53 hours. 38 mln- twlce in one round and numbed a half u'of> seconds. dozen ot the best light heavyweights I The new mark was one Lour. U min- In the East, changed the whole aspect i ules. Li. seconds beyond the ictoi-cl of of things. 52 hrurs. 22 minutes. 31 seconds made The bland Pole from the tall pine i last August by Johann and i country toyed with Sekyra at close ;