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   Daily Mail, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1929, Hagerstown, Maryland                                THE WEATHER Probably beginning ate tonight or Somewhat copt er Tuesday and In north portions to Gentle Published daily except Sunday by the Mail Publishing Entered as secondclass matter at the Haaerstoivn Postoffica APRIL SINGLE COPIES 2 CENTS Saw Her In Old Mil Thad Byrne fell in love with hei he saw her bathing in the old mill stream in W says Miss Maria of Pitts He gave her an engagement then he wanted it back and a Pittsburgh jury agreed with Then Marie sued Thad for charging that with political invad ed and forced her to give back the Again the jury decided against HELD FOR SHOOTING ATEAfflOTHER John Alexander And William Harris Will Get Hearings This Afternoon Whether William local thought the law a little too plow in meting out will be determined by Justice Bitncr in city court this afternoon when Harris and John another aro arraigned for shooting and shooting nt each Tho story goes that Alexander picked off Harris iu the hand on January A warrant was issued shortly afterwards but John blew the Last week Harris picked otC John with a rock and followed it up Saturday by taking a revolver shot at V John then appealed to police for u little justice nnd figuring that they would prevent a murder or police locked up the Both arc charged with assault intent to FINGERPRINTS MURDER CLUES Authorities HopeTo Use Them In Solving Wo mans NEW April S prints on the steering wheel of a stolen automobile were clues police had today in a search for of a woman whose body found in the The victim was identified as Linda mother of three Tho crime was discovered yester day after a group of women informed Lieutenant Arthur Coy of the lire de partment that they thought a woman in a car parked in West 36th Streei was The body bore marks of violence nnd indications that the victim had been WEDDING DATE ON NEXT TRIP April S Colonel Charles Lind hergs next trip to Mexico probably the last before m wedding in will be mado as to the date and place of his im pending nuptials with Miss Anne It is learned hero that the trans Atlantic aviator plans one more trip jo Mexico City as tho of tho Morrows before the On the occasion of this next there is likely to be an embassy state ment announcing when and the wedding will take Showers To Relief From Heat WGREESAT NOON Iff HIGH RECORD LIKELY Hot Wave Causing Fruit Grow ers Concern Apple Buds Popping Open Some relief from the summerlike which has sent the mercury soaring now for three was the promise of the Weather Bureau this The chauge in temper ature should arrive A new April heat record was estab lished yesterday and todays high mark may even eclipse that of yes according to gov ernment weather who reported his thermometer at oclock this afternoon registered Yesterdays high mark was Wave Is General The hot wave appeared gen eral over the entire Eastern sea reports from many cities in dicating that new heat records had been The hot spell gave fruit growers much in view of the fact that fruit trees iu blossom are never considered safe until after April It was around April 20 and 21 for some years that much fruit frozen which appeared to be two weeks behind the normal blossoming suddenly came to life under the hot Ive never seen ap ple buds move so rapidly as they lave during the past few said himself a large The action of the apple Tractor Used For Mourners April 8 A tenton tractor was the un usual conveyance used to transport the ministerv slntr pallbearers and mourners two miles to the house of Al bert Garcelon in South Au burn for services yes Frost coming out of the ground made the road from the main highway Impassable ex Dept by horse drawn vehicles or The casket with Garce Jons body was hauled by wa gon to the Penleys Corner church yard for the date for the annual apple blos som festival at Ordi narily this festival is held during he last week of April or the first of This year it has been set for April IS and Tho south Atlantic states are to experience little change in tempora but gentle winds from the or southeast are expected o temper the The enstern seaboard was promls itl clouds and showers for today with some reduction in temperature n New south rn New York and New The howcr outlook spread as far south is The Ohio Valley also vas to be cooled by clouds and The early sun in gave little hope that the hermometer today would keep much elow its record breaking of 4 when the greater part if the country also Den with a snow and south hicago with a tornado last night were marked exceptions in the un sual ear Trio Lost In Capsizing Of Boat April S hree Fremont men were believed o have lost their lives in Sandusky 5ay yesterday by the capsiizing of a mall boat in which they had gone The boat which had coutain d grocer and member f the Civil Service Earl city mail carrier Carl was found rturned early today floating near he mouth of the BOY PULLING BLIND STUNT NABBED HERE Noble NaU Aged Martins burg Is Found Here With Excellent Eyesight While it wasnt an any too noble act for one of such a noble name as Noble at least Nobles in tentions were noble as judged from the story the 14yearold Martins burgboy related to Judge Harry Snyder in Juvenile Court Saturday Noble was picked up in West Washington street with a crudely DENIES HE HAD RUJNJRUNK Attorney Indicates That De fense To Be That Someone Else Brought It In am blind draped His dirty little cap printed sign I around his contained an assortment of nickels and dimes to the aggregate of Everything was noble for Noble until Officer Jake Saylor stuck his noble nose into the lads snif fed a couple of times to verify the scent and decided Noble wasnt He wasnt as Walter lay man readily attested upon examina tion and immediately Noble was hail ed into Juvenile Nobles noble intentions were then The lad said his father was critically ill that he recently lost a brother by death charitable organi zations refused to so his moth er borrowed 75 printed the sign and loaded him on a bus to try his luck in He was sent back on a return sign and Saturday A letter of investigation Airplane Accessory Combine Rumored NEW April S trcet hoard today that tho organi ation of a new avia ion accessory corporation to unite he aviation interests of several irgc companies was to be announc cl It will take the form of holding1 company which will own he Bendix Stromberg arburetor Company of Scintilla Magneto Company and a ew corporation now being formed o take over developments of Delco a General Motors subsidiary naktng aircraft WOULD ABOLISH ALARM CLOCKS NEW April S The alarm clock ought to be abolished along with morning settingup exer cises and cold in the be lief of Jesse profes sor of physical education at Teach ers Columbia University the way to get up on time is to gc to bed early the way to keep fit is to walk four miles golC or swim or play tennis or ride horse Water Recorder To Be Erected Above Hancock April S mys terious stranger today had enter ed the case of Congressman Michaelson of under federal indictment in Florida on charges of possession and transport ing The congressman made his first public statement denying1 all the government He said his trunks and baggage trans ported to the United States from Cuba did not contain any intoxicat ing liquors of any sort or charac that s he committedno offense against the government of the Unit ed States that Im not guilty of any charge contained in the indict and that at the bar of jus tice I will establish beyond the pos sibility of a doubt the truth of my Reporters sought to question him were referred to his Ben edict There was one man in the Short who was not a mem ber of Michaelson kindly gave him his congressional It was this man whose trunk held the The attorney said he could not dir vulge the mans name at this THIEVES GET SMALLCOINS Rob Of f Victor Cush wa And Sons At Robbers went to considerable rouble and spent some time in ran sacking the office of Victor Cushwa and Sons warehouse in Williamsport late Saturday night to get between three and five dollars in The place bas been entered several times in the last few but at no time has the thieves been Prizing open a window and lift ing the sflsh In the rear office af forded an There was a card on the door of the safe stating that it was The thieves went through all of the scattered a few of them on the and re stored the others to their places in their search for The coins were in a drawer in the War Department To Keep Records Of Potomac River BOMBS CAUSE PANIC April ombs exploded in the Indian legis tive assembly sharp on the eelsof a parliamentary crisis Injur d several and caused a nnic rnnnncr thp A water stage recorder will be built by the War Department on the Maryland side of the Potomac River between Hancock and it was announced The re corder will be located in a brick building which is to be erected along with a The water tower will be thirty feet high and eight feet square and will contain water recording floats and in The tower will be erect ed within the next three The Potomac River furnishes water for the city of and jthe War Department is erecting the tower to keep a check on the flow of the ONTARIO HARD HIT BY STORM Eight Killed And Damage Mounts To Million In WeekEnd April Eight persons were killed and dam age estimated in excess of was done by storms sweeping across Ontario during the Rail and highway traffic was de moralized the several communities were isolated by which car ried out bridges and undermined For Contempt Upheld Plans Safe And Sane Sea Hop April S conviction of Harry Sinclair for contempt for refusing to answer questions duringthe Teapot Dome investigation by the Senate oil com mittee was approved by the Supreme During the investigation of the Naval Oil Reserve leases by the Sen ate committee testified sev eral times but refused to answer cer tain questions concerning the Tea pot Dome lease taking the position that because a grand jury was con sidering the Senate com mittee had lost His counsel contended that as court proceedings had been begun against Sinclair alleging conspiracy to de fraud the United States he was within his rights in refusing to an swer questions before the committee relating to the contracts and leases upon which the prosecution was After his conviction in the trial court here he and the Court of Appeals asked the Sunpreme Court to give it instructions on five of the more important law points in The Supreme Court at the request of the government consent ed to pass on all phases of the appeal instead of answering the specific thus expediting the final determination of the Under the dicision the oil opera tor must have three months in jail and pay a fine of Justice who some month ago delivered the opinion cancelling the Naval Oil Reserve spoke for the Emphasizing the im portance of protecting the individual from and arbitrary dis closure of his private he said that questions put to Sinclair were not of that BODY OF GIRL OVER MONTHFOUND Hands And Feet Wired And Pole Indicating Fiend Attacked Her TERRB April country school principals search for wild flowers resulted yesterday n discovery of the body of Edith May 10yearold west Terre Haute news girl who disappeared Tanuary Lodged against a log in Busseron near hands and eet wired together and a deep hole n the top of the the body was ound by Nimrod Pleasant school principal who with wife and four children was pick ng spring wild flowers in the The body was too far out in the creek for Slaven to reach but Depu Sheriff Harvey whom he called to the swam out and etrieved It was taken to Sulli where and Fred Dier parents of the girl identified it is their daughters from a signet shoes and a striped Newspaper Bag From the date of Edith Maes dis appearance until ten weeks but one clue to her fate lad been That was the inding near a highway bridge over Busseron creek of the girls newspa per blood clotted and with hairs adhering to the It was about six miles from this bridge that the body was found Officers expressed belief the girl had been murdered and tossed from the bridge into the creek which was flood swollen at the time of her dis I Human Cork Fails At Record By An Hour April 3 300 pound self styled human cork today failed by one hour of equalling the worlds endur ance record of 72 and 22 minutes when he collapsed In a bathing pool He en tered the water at last HAD RIGHT TO HALT VESSEL Had Information That Ships Were Landing Liquor In April S sistant Secretary Lowman said today that the Norwegian steamship Juan halted by shots from a coast guard patrol boat In Chesipeake Bay Fri day was stopped because the coast guard had information that steamships from the West Indies were landing liquor in the bay be Core clockking in He ad ded that the law made it mandatory for the coast guard to take such WANT TOES INSURED April Wood turners of Stamboul who ope rate laths and chisel withbare feet outside the bazaars wish the gov ernment to insure their for the big one and the next and each for the STONE HOPES TO COMEBACK NEW April Stone is practising and hoping to dance again in the Constance Bennett is going into the Ed Wynn has been signed by George White for a fall show at a Refreshed By Has Busy Week Ahead Of Him Hell fly over the but hes going to do it safely and Mindful of disasters that have befal len other transoceanic Captain Albin Swedish will make sure that there are ships stationed at intervals of every 200 miles when he hops off from Stolkholm for New York next His projected nonstop air voyage also will take him over Greenland and PLANES WILL WATCH REBELS OFF ARIZONA While Army Has Other Bat tle Forces Protect Lives And Property THINK FIREBUG MAY HAVE SET SOME OF FIRES All Of Smaller Hotels At High field Have Been Prey To Mystery Fires GETS Otto this ged in bankruptcy in Catholic Priest Dies At Hospital April S Right Owen Cath olic Auxiliary of and Vicar General of the Arch Dio died early this morning at Agnes where he had been confined for several years with heart disease and He was born in Baltimore SO years had been a priest nearly 56 and was an adviser and associate of the late Cardinal With the ex ception of the first six months after his ordination in Rome when he was assigned to Patricks church at he spent his enj tiro priesthood in Baltimore where he was active in executive work of Marys Industrial school and School for until the end of his i WASHING April President Hoover today faced one of the busiest weeks he has encounter ed since his He enter it considerably refresh ed by his outing which took him 90 miles away to his cool mountain retreat on the Rapidan river in Virginia and enabled him to escape of the recordbreak ng heat wave endured by the capital over tho Session Not Far Off With only a week remaining be fore the new congress is convened in special one of tho principal tasks confronting the president was tho completion of his He finished the first draft several days ago and immediately began the work of The message is expect ed to bo in its final form in a few but the chances are that It will not be transmitted to Congress un til April leaving Monday free for the Senate anl House to or Now that the farm relief hearings are out of the way and the Senate and House Agriculture Committees have turned to the task of writing their many members have been given time to speculate on the recommendations which tho message j will Some are familiar with its outlines in a broad but all are eager to find out the That will deal primarily with the problem of assisting agriculture through revision of tariff rates on commodities competing with its pro ducts and by setting up a Federal Farm Board and subsidiary agencies with broad powers is taken for since that Is what Congress was called to Whether It will contain other I including postponement or repeal of j tho national origins provision of the i Immigration has not been dis j although the presidents op i position to it was mado known when he issued his proclamation de claring the new basis of immigration t quotas effective July That an incendiary was responsi ble for the numerous fires during the past few years at when all of the hotels were destroyed by is the belief of following the destruction of the last of the hotels last The last fire was that of the Wantz which was These small hotels did a thriving business before local option and the prohibition law came into All of the fires were of unknown origin and most of them were at a time of the year when they were un When the license for the sale of li quor was one hotel after the other fell the prey of The first o go was the old Maryland along the pike that leads to PenMar and at one time was owned and op erated by the late Benjamin Then followed the Shatzer Hotel to the east of the railroad station then another large hotel along the southeast of the station fi nally another hotel belonging to Wantz was Only a few months ago a large boarding home to the west of the iighfield railroad station was de stroyed by There remains three large boarding one occupied and conducted by the SanMar and one located along the road lead ing from the railroad station to the pike that leads to the Br The Associated Eighteen American airplanes ready to guard theArizona 1 today in the event of further fighting in the Mexican while strong forces of American infantry and cavalry were prepared for Openingof the sixth week of insurrection found the rebels on the pinched more and mote steadily into the three J ern Chihuahua and In the five weeks of open the rebels have been driven out of six other states in which they had obtained footholds and suffered rious reverses in a major three days battle around Jimenez and La Vera Cruz was long lost to Both Sinaloa and Chihuahua seen rebels retreat the bility that the insurgents will shortly forced out of To counteract this the still have strong forces in northeni Chihuahua and northern Sinaloa arid plan if necessary to concentrate in Sonroa for a drive on the There was littlefighting JTjtie their advance in Chihuahua and aloa while the rebels drew up posi tions to General Calles passed Aguas Calientes apparently I object of driving against the called religious insurgents in Jalli co and There was alter the possibility that he may proceed to Irapuato and then swing north ward to take over command of federal drive against the rebels In The chief federal plan now is to prevent union of the rebel forces now Jn Sinaloa and Chihuahua the insurgents in People Have Enough Of Science Already Aprl Carl professor of physics at Brown writing to the American Philosophical is I inclined to the belief that to teach the people at large more science i will do more harm than Science lends itself to tho arts of of of j of quite as much as to the j arts of NEW April can travel far and a Jong time in the big town for a Phillip a youth from says he rode 40 miles in 34 hours without covering the same after studying the free transfer REBELS KILL THEIR CHIEF Garrison Suddenly Loyal To Mexican April S Erstwhile Mexican aebels turntl suddenly loyal to the today held the border from here after killing the insurgent commander and roug ing their former comrades had sought to uphold his The sudden assassination of Lt Raul the rebel com signaled the uprising terday which ended after a twohows skirmish with the ecounter tionists in complete control of the Many bullets fell on the American side of the line with no resultant damage or protecting Am ericans from possible harm by keep ing them out of the danger MORETExfflLE WORKERS QUIT Walkout Spreading In North Carolina ditions April 5 A walkoutof at the ChadwickHoskln Mill at occurred tills morn ing following an employees meeting last night which vras addressed bv Fred Erwin organizer for the national textile union and other labor The plant started work with only a small while pickets were ixw ed At other plants the employes have been to strike both mill officials and were unwilling to remained quiet at the first North Carolina at launched fl guard companies   

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