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   Cumberland Evening Times (Newspaper) - June 13, 1929, Cumberland, Maryland                                FrUty local in InUrlor n t m u h In VOL 163 CITY WEATHER MlHhi W LAST CITY EDITION CUMBERLAND MD THURSDAY JUNE 22 PAGES Direct Associated Prese PRICE TWO CENTS Killing By Customs Agent Justified vim AND Facts Established By Con gressman Robt fL Clancv Michigan During Per sbnallnyestigation SLAYER ABSOLVED OF BLAME BY PROSECUTOR Congressional Irritation Over Use of Guns By Federal Sleuths Slightly Alle viated Believed House Rejects Debenture WORLDS BEAUTY Press x Washington June gressional irritation over the use of guns by Federal agents en forcingthe prohibition arid anti smuggling laws was regarded to day as having been alleviated the finding of Representative Robert H Clancy of Michigan in his personal investigation of the fatal shooting of Archibald Eugster 21 on the banks of the Detroit river Eugsters death was the second within a week since the intensifica tion of the Governments effort to stop liquor smuggling across the Canadian border and aroused considerable un favorable comment i n Congress Clancy who demanded a thorough in vestigation by the Attorney General and to look into the matter With Representative Clarence J MeLebd of Michigan announced there last night he had found the shooting justified Killer Absolved of Blame Jonah CpTj the customs border pa trol inspector involved in the Eugster mjnvestigation was absolved of all by Clancy and Prosecutor lames Echenot after one of the slain j youths companions on the night of the shooting admitted they had been attempting to run 35 cases of liquor across the river and had fatted to ordered to do so by 4 the The story publishedby the Detroit Free Presstoday to the effect that a big combine of rum run ners had been formed to thwart the Governments antismuggling efforts between Buffalo and MscinawV how ever was a matter of considerable in terest to members of Congress and Assistant Secretary Lowman ot the Treasury in charge of prohibition en forcement Little comment On that subjectvTrai from the latter pending a careful in vestigation The situation withrespect to the killing of Henry Virkkula of Interna tional Falls Minnesota by a border patrolman showed no such change meanwhile as that ot the Eugster case Emmet J White the patrolman remained in jail while four investiga tions Including one ordered by Low To Fight Change of Venue county attorney at internation al Falls made it clear he would resist any effort to have the trial of White transferred to the federal courts Such an attempt is open to the patrolman Lowman said hare but he declared it wbuld not healloweds to have the ef fect of changing any charges that might be brought against him In a case at Louisville Hwo prohibition raiders who obtained a transfer of Uieir case from the state to the Federal court hare just lost their appeal from conviction Roy Miller prohibition agent and Clarence Gossett deputy siierifl both of Hop kinsville were found by Federal Judge to haTe been right fully convicted for tie killing of Frank Sears in a raid on a still in 1S2S dur ing which shot nine times in the back Government officials were inclined to look at the indictment of six prohi bition agents at San Francisco on the charges ofconspiracy and with con verting seized property to their own use as presenting a different view of the picture The indictment was sought by Unit ed District Attorney George Hatfield and was pointed to as showing the governments efforts to prevent its own agents from violating the laws they are employed to enforce Contldered Act of Revenge The killing of R Hugh Craft for mer prohibition agent and one time deputy sheriff of Madison county Ala bama between towns of Gurley and Huntsville was looked upon as an act of revenge for past activities rather than one entering into the curi rent enforcement situation Similarj ly the 1100 fine and sentence of aj year and six months is pri son imposed at Fort Smith Ark AGREEMENT IN MEXICO CHURCH FUSS REPORTED Clause In Measure Voted Down On Roll Call 250 to 113 Taken At Senates Request Lisl Goldarbeitef above demure and reserved and afbrunet from Aus tria reigns as Miss sym bolic at worlds prettiest girl as de cided by judges at the international beauty pageant at Galvestoii Tex She is the first foreign entry ever to win honors TO OFSTiEYiTH FORjUTOPS Action Recommended Fol lowing Finding of Strych nine In Viscera of Older Brother MOTHER COLLAPSES She Denies After Hours of Questioning Any Knowl edg of Poison In Body Havre de Grace June 13 Martin P Foley coroner of Harford county today said he would recommend to States At torney W Worthington Hopkins that the body of Edgar Stone be exhumed for medical exami nation Edgar Stone an older brother of George Stone in whose viscera traces of strych nine were found by Baltimore chemists died about two years ago Mrs Hattie Stone the mother of the No Official Announcement Was Forthcoming From Either Faction In Negotiations ASK POPES APPROVAL Vatican Is Expected to Act Quickly and Satisfactory Both Sides Make Concessions Associated Press Mexico City June vices from Washington indicat ing that actual agreement had been reached here on the long standing Mexican religion con troversy and that communica i I UJL LJLUWVCJ MJf iCJCWU tions asking papal sanction of iing the eiport debenture plan the agreement had been for warded to Rome created a sen UPPER BRANCH NOW EXPECTED TO CONCUR Transmittal of Relief Bill to White House Now Ex pected Without Further Delay Washington June House today backed up the views of Hoover by reject sation today Official Announcement Withheld was forthcoming but there wag reason to believe yesterdays meeting of Pres identEilio Fortes Gil and Roman Catholic prelates merely climaxed long months of prior negotiations in which the basis for settlement had been reached In well informed it was Baid this basis was mutual con sent for abroad interpretation of the of farm relief The debenture was voted down on a roll call vote of 250to 113 taken at the insistence of the Senate which had approved it on two occasions A number of Senators had been rep resented however as demanding the inclusion of the plan in the bill in order that the House members could be recorded on it Todays action was regarded by administration leaders as paving the way for a recession by the Senate in its stand and a quick Bride Sees Mate Fly Away The weather bureau didnt into So Jean ilssolant Frenchpilot landbound atOld Orchard awaiting a chance to take off for Paris took a bride She was PaulineParker comely New York showiniss Brldeaxid groom are shown above on their honeymoon at Port wherethey were married Assolant hopped off today for Paris in his plane Yellow MAINE BEACH Green Flash Whose tion Was Rome Crashes Before It Leaves the Over a ui unu IULCI AJi vj countrys religious laws stringent en1 fransmittal of a relief measure minus frbcement of which in 1926 led to j tte debenture to the White House the Episcopates order withdrawing House Clamors For Ballot priests from the churches Such it was pointed out would involve con cessions by both the Mexican govern ment and the church without either giving in unduly Chairman Haugen of the agriculture committee raised the question by moving the House instruct its mem bers of the farm conference commit two boys was arrested Contlnued On Page H af The same well Informed source said 1 tee to insist upon rejection of the proposition Hardly and Haugen started speak ing before shouts of vote vote vote rang through the chamber TJnder the rules an hours debate was in order but members clamored incessantly for the ballot The House acted on a bill largely of its own making it had been passed early in the session to set up stabili the Vatican probably would act quick ly and satisfactorily on the terms of the agreement It was pointed out as extremely Pope would de lay or permanently pigeon hole the matter as it was understood happen ed on two previous occasions when negotiations looking to settlement came to a head The public manner In which the present negotiations have been con ducted and the very definite affront undue postponement might offer to the Mexican government were men tioned as reasons for this belief 1 Prelate Peace Reached Regarded as even more significant than a formal statement was the re mark of Morisignor Leopolda Ruiz Y Flores Archbishop of Michoacan to news photographers when he emerged from his conference with the president yesterday He told them Do not photograph my heart for then you would have a statement which for the time being I cannot The remark was uttered apparently with the deepest sincerity and seemed to represent the most profound feeling on the part of the prelate POSSES HUNTING ABDUCTORS OF LIEUT GOVERNOR Idaho Official Left Tied to Tree In Mountainous Country By Four Bandits ESCAPES UNINJURED zation corporations to handle problem of farm surpluses the oolem of farm surpluses TwnMen Whn Tnd tn The Senate inserted into it a plan I w Men WnO 1 FieQ TO cue Him Hurt One Be ing Wounded In Leg PASSENGER PLANE CRASHES ONE DEAD Associated Press Miami June M Grir fin radio operator was Wiled when a PanAmerican Airways passenger and mall plane was forced down this morning about one mile west of San tiago de Cnba officials of the air line whereby debenture certificates could be on exports of agricultural products and be redeemed by import ers who could use them in paying du ties Neither President Hoover nor the Housewould agree to the idea and the House conferees stood fast against Senate pressure for it The motion on which the vote was taken read Resolved That the confererees of the House on the disagreeing vote of the two Houses on H R 1 official designation of the farm bill be in structed in conference to insist upon the striking out of Section the so called debenture Moves Rejection Other Beaten Associated Press Orofino Idaho June announced here All passengers were disembarked without serious Injury after the plans burst into names upon landing the official announcement said Baltimore Slayer Escapes From Spring Grove Asylum Baltimore June 13rCarl Harper one of the six men who robbed and killed Benjamin Wailiams Portland street grocer last January has es caped from Spring Grove Asylum it was announced today With his companions he was sen Mrs Joe Post SOyearold mother of i tenced to lite Imprisonment but had 16 children 12 of whom arc living was regared as an incident of general enforcement likely to arise most any where at time Craft was active in his efforts to stop smuggling during the several night to get the screws out of a win years he served as a Federal agent i dow nnd let himself down with a rope been at the State Hospital as a men tal pationtsince last April He was confined in one of floors ot the building for the criminal Inmne at the hospital nnd managed last made from matress ticking No trace of him had been found this morning Harper was sent to the hospital for study by the staff on order of Ir George H Preston mental hygelne commissioner when prison authori ties noted symptoms of mentil de rangement after his sentence for mur der of Williams They reported that lie refused to notice anything about him and even refused to eat but sat in his cell brooding for honra Har per had been an inmate of the Rose State Hospital for feeblemind 3d children when ho was a boy Several thousand men and boys searched this mountainous coun try today for the four young bandits who yesterday abduct ed W B Kinne LieutenantGov ernqr of Idaho and two men who attempted to rescue him Kinne escaped uninjured after he had been tied to a his ab ductors W L Tribbey of an Idahoan Loan Association and Paul Kille a TORCH SLAYERS FATE IN HANDS OF TWELVE Court Delivers Charge After Prosecutor Urges Panel to Send Former Phy sician to Death CONFESSION READ Accused Married Woman Bigamously For Her Sav ings of and Then Slew Her FRENCHMEN MAKE BEAUTIFUL TAKEOFF Bride of Three Days Stands Gravely By As Flying Mate Disappears In Haze Associated Press Old Orchard Maine June Rumors that a youth had stowed away in theYellow Bird before it took off for Paris today received some credence this afternoon Arthur Schrelber 22 of Port land wat said by two other youths to have crawled into the big plane while the motor was be ing warmed up A youth named Clark called at the Schreiber home and told Mrs Morris R Schreiber that he4 artf i Schreiber tried to stow sway but that only Schreiber was sue cessful Mrs Schreiber said her son came home fate Wednesday night and donned khaki pants and leath er jacket Two men who claim ed they saw a stowaway enter the ship said he wore such clothes Old Orchard Maine June 13 of two transAtlantic air planes got away to a good start today for Paris but the second destined for Rome crashing be fore she left the ground The Yellow Bird huge French mon oplane manned by a crew of three young Frenchmen made a beautiful takeoff and sped away to the ease ac companied by a coast guard amphi bian The Green Flash American plane with an American crew nosed over on the beach and loop about swervea midway in to a of her Although Haugen raised the farm I lumber worker attempted to rescue question today the actual motion was Kinne when the bandits halted his offered by Representative Tilson of automobile Kille was shot in the leg and clubbed over the head and Trib bey was badly beaten Robbery Believed Motive Connecticut the Republican leader who in making it said This vote will bring an out and out conclusion as to whether the plan shall go or stay out I believe it is the surest and quickest way of getting farm relief enactment Afewminutes after the House clerk had announced theoutcome ot the ballot Senator Robinson of Ar kansas the Democratic Senate leader indicated he would carry out his an nounced intention of abiding by the decision of the House Robinson has been a leader ot the move In the Sen ate in behalf of the debenture and has been insistent upon a direct vote by the House on the proposition It now is expected he will recede from his position and not continue to press for further Senate approval of the plan Greet Voto Cheers greeted announcement ofi the vote Speaker Longworth ap pointed conferees to take up consider ation of the question with the Senate ones more They were Hangen Purnell of lndi ana Williams of Illinois Republicans and Aswell ot Louisiana and lo of Kentucky Democrats who serv ed on the first conference committee Robbery and the theft ot Kinnes Continued On Page 11 ssnciatpd Press Elizabeth N June case of Henry Colin Campbell 61yearold civil engineer psuedo physician and former convict charged with the slay ing of Mrs Mildred Mowry of Greenville was given to the jury at noon today The court charged the jury after a plea of more than two hours by Prose cutor Abt J David that the pris oner be sent to the electric chair Confession Admitted The prosecutor admitted Into evid ence and read a long confession which he said was made by Campbell after his arrest April 11 but under cross Continued On Pape Writing As A Career Has No Appeal To Calvin Coolidge Associated Press New June Cool idgo in an interview published in the New York World today discloses that writing as a career has no appeal to him Mr Coolidge who was Jn New York to attend a meeting of the board of dlrectorg of the New York Life Insur ance Company was asked whether he liked to write I he said Oh I dont find it so difficult to sit and write about something that 1 know very well such as my own life but a career of to left tho sentence un finished The former president also disclos ed that all his writing is done in long hand He sniti he heard ct persona who couldnt write a word unless they ground run The ground loop turned her nose di rectly about Lewis A Yancey and Roger Q Wil liams of the American pjane were not injured The Green Flash nearly duplicated its accident of two weeks ago today At that time ope of the wheels drop ped into soft sand caused it to loop but only the wheel and a few stay wires were damaged V The plane was traveling at a much higher rate of speed today and it was believed the damage would be more serious The French plane got away two weeks ago but was forced to return after 20 minutes because of a leak in the main fuel tank Using Benzol In Fus The Tollow Bird today was using a mixture of benzol and gasoline The benzol was put in the fuel to reduce the detonation and vibration which caused the leak on the first takeoff The mixture will be about 40 per cent Benzol for the first two hours of flight It then will be cut to 30 per cent and later to 20 percent The crew of the Yellow Bird were Armena Lottl sponsor and copi Continued On Pase Two DAMAGEWSWMSH PLANE CONSIDERABLE son had that habit he He would use just two or three flngers at his own machine At least that was the story about Washington I dont know whether it was truo or not Mr Coolidge carried his left hand bound in a black silk handkerchief as a result of a sprain ho suffered while on a fishing trip last week I was Just trying to Wnd a big trout he said and in my excite ment during the battle I slipped over a large rock and hurt my hand The doctor says Its a bad He was asked whether he got the fish Oh he replied I landed him all right and I guess he was worth it Some Time Will Elapse Before Stockholm to New York Hop is Resumed Associated Press Copenhagen Denmark June 13 Telegraphic advices from Reykjavik Iceland today said The Svarige sea plane of Captain Alban Ahrenberg and his two companions was badly damaged than had been Some further time may therefore elapse before a new takeoff for Irig tut Greenland next stop in a project ed Stockholm to New York flight Meanwhile Captain Ahrenberg is maintaining his good playing his mandolin and takirtg an excursion to Thlngvalla Vain a nearby lake Weather prospects have changed from uncommonly fine to very dubious with fog probably in the territory between Greenland and Anticosti Island Que bec Reykjavik dispatches yesterday mentioned radiotor trouble as holding up The Svorige previously a broken fuel line and badly balanced propel or were spoken of but these were understood to have been renaired   

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