Hattiesburg American, May 24, 1927

Hattiesburg American

May 24, 1927

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Hattiesburg American (Newspaper) - May 24, 1927, Hattiesburg, Mississippi ■c «■"£.. "Miss Utah" in Beauty Review J LINDB ERGH iment of Wave Must Be Met by Some $00 Broadcasting Stations. SOUND BASIS FOR LISTENER Regulation Will Go Into Effect One Week From Tomorrow. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, May 24.—Re-cast-Injf of the radio broadcasting %veh which the federal radio commission will put into effect June 1, was announced today, with the reassign-tnents of wave length and power affecting the 600-odd transmitting stations all over the country. Along with the announcement, the commission made public its general order, requiring1 stations to go on the new wavelengths at 3 a. m. a week from tomorrow, and stay there. For the first time since broadcasting became general fact, the Commission said, there had been provided a "sound basis for radio service to the listener." The reassignment of stations and wave lengths will be required to comply with it, and stations will be given opportunity to present later their petitions for'changes and re-locations. Lilt a* Follows The list follows, in part: " 570 kilocycles, 536.0 meters: KPKX, Hastings, Neb., 2,500; 580 kilocycles, 516.9 meters: WMC, Memphis, 500; 560 kilocycles, 394.5 «letree; KWKH, Shreveport, 10,000; -a. , %79.5 - mrti'rs; WGY, 30,0<TOT ntr kilocycles, J70.2 meters; WDAF, Kansas City, 1^900; 850 kilocycles, 352.7 meters: WOC, Davenport, 5,000: 930 kilocycles, 322.4, peters: WSMB, New Orleans, &00: 950 -kilocycles, 315.6 meters: KDKA, Pittsburgh, 30,000; 1.020 kilocycles, 2f>2.9 meters: KPRC, Houston, "500: 1,080 kilocycles, 277.6 meters: T^WWO, Brownsville, Texas, 600; WGBC, Memphis, 15. 1,090 "kilocycles, 275.1 meters: WWL, New Orleans, 100; 1,120 kilocycles, 267.7 meters: KSBA, Shreve-j port, 1,00«0; 1,140 kilocycles, 263.0 1 meters: WDAG, Amarillo, 250; WJBO, Njfiw Orleans, 100; 1,150 kilocycles, 260.7 meters: IvFQB, Fort Worth, Texas, 1,000; 1,160 kilocycles, 258.5 meters: KFUL, Galveston, 500; i,l<»0 kilocycles, 252.0 meters: WKBTj New Orleans, 50; 1,210 kilocycles, 247.8 meters: WABZ, New Orleans, 50: 1,230 kilocycles, 243.8 meters: WBRC, Birmingham, 250; 1.840 kilocycles, 241.8 meters: PJBW, New Orleans, 30. 1,270 kilocycles, 236.1. meters: Shreveport, La,, 250; 1,290 kilocycles, {32.4 meters; KITT, Austis, Texas, 6D0; WHBQ, Memphis, Tenn., 100; 1,300 kilocycles, 230.6 meters; WCCC, Columbus, Miss., 100; 1,230 kilocycles, 243.8' meters: "WBRC, Bir-mingham. 250; 1,240 kilocycles, 241.8 meters: WCBH, Oxford, Miss., 100; 1,200 kilocycles^v- 238.0 meters: WJBW, New Orleans, 30; 1,320 kilo-cjrcles, 237.1 meters^ WCBE, New Orleans, 5; 1,410 kilocycles, 212.£ ineters: KGDX, Shreveport, 250. —0--- d Fund Continues to SAFETY OF î ""' S* * i (SSSft .**:• S AV&A «¡5»R <0X000 ÜS8IS »¡sas BSBiB R»X« K3»£!Si assaa 3EKiSS8! iQCHKKttl IffiSKBS! 2SK25S5JS »«a»«« !9HfgeifiiS BBB8S2X HKn»XO»X «HK8MKÌK AX«ffi»2Ca»S! VaSBSSHSBHI RflftHtKHfllA! axDinsxBSBj HBHBSVJSBJBKI onnnsfiflBHi 'Flying Fool"'.-Is Short Speeches in Paris, Amid Thunderous Applause. Utah'« only representative in the international bathing srirl pageant at Galveston, Tex., is Mix» Mae Elizabeth Lett«, or "Miss Ogrden Utah," aw she ¡n known. Cumberland PresbyteriansRECEPTIONS GIVEN TO GREAT AVIATOR Universal Surge of Affection Rises Among All Classes, .Contributions to trie Red Cross Belief Fund, which still being raised in this city fdr aiding- the victims.of the flooded ¿section of the s||ite, are continuing to be received b|t B. Gaines Hightower, chairman of tlie local chapter ofi the organization. Previously acknowledged $10,''092.74 C|urt St. S. S. Senior Ç>ept. Cash . ..............j____ W-" O. Loudenslager, Ègan iSouth Dakota .....I.... Faculty Hattiesburg White Schools, additional i . . . . Gfeen's Creek Baptist is. S. Efeistabuchie, Miss., additional . ...........j. ... Hattiesburg Sash and Door ,mg. co........— Painter's Union No. 762 ... Cash- . ..............J... . Cash ............... o- 10.00 1.00 11.46 10.00 1.35 15.00 25.00 2.25 3.10 Radio Corporation of America Announces Receipt of Message From the Cobotorus. MESSAGE COMES THIS AFTERNOON To Bethel College Äff afa (By Associated Press) LAKELAND, Fla., M a y 24.—A compromise settlement of differences revolving 'about the faculty of Bethel College, the Presbyterian ohurch's school at McKenzie, Tenn., was adopted by the general assembly of the church today after a report by an education committee. A controversy developed from the board of education's refusal to accede to demands of the education commission that President J. R. Whitmer be dismissed. The new recommendations, incorporating. those of the board and a BR1TT0N WINS FIRST AT BEAUTY EVENT committee appointed jointly by the board and the assemply's investigating commission were that six retiring members of the board be replaced by men known to stand three and three in support of the board and commission. • Commenting on the recommendations, leaders said that if accepted the new board would be aligned five to four for the policies of the commission. The terms of three members of the board have not expired. The resignation of President Whitmer, the report said, "has settled all controversy thereto." The men known to favor policies of the education commission were recommended for board membership as,follows: The Rev. Hardy Copeland, Nash- (By Associated Press) PARIS, May 24.—Captain Lindbergh made his second Paris speech at a luncheon given in his honor today by the American Club. It was even a greater success than his first, given, last night, although he stuck to the same simple style. After holding the guests spellbound for ten minutes with a most modes# description of his New York-Paris flight, he concluded: "I hope 1 haven't kept you too long," and sat down amid a terrific round of applause. Captain Lindbergh is firmly established as an idol in France. Today, the third since he completed his memorable air journey, the enthusiasm of Parisians showed no sij^ns of waning and his natural simplicity was making fresh friends every hour: The universal trend of affection felt for him among all classes and conditions of Frenchmen is absolutely unique. No honor, it is felt, can be adequate to express the national admiration. His every action is talked of eagerly by; the impressionable Gallic people; he is sung ,of by popular- 'bards, "Lindbergh; Sag&," is on every lip. Primitive bands consisting- of violin, guitar, and orchestra, peddle songs around in his honor in every market place, and square, the men warbling the verses through megaphones. Xot Satisfied WIt.li Reading • But the people are jiot satisfied with talking- and reading- about the hero, they wanted to see him, and they have had little opportunity thus far in his rapid trips from the American embassy escorted just like a sovereign by secret service men. It was with the idea of satisfying this popular desire that the city council fixed on Thursday, which is Ascension Day and a public holiday,, for a reception," so that as many as possible can get a glimpse of him. On that day the president of the city council, the vice-presidents and ENT APPEAL Plane, Santa Maria II, Being Towed, Says Radiogram Received. Chairman of State Livestock Sanitary Board Cautions Stockmen on Shortness of Time. ville; Rev. H. L. Hinch, Fultpn, Ky„ | officers of the assembly, will go in and v Rev. Robert Alexander, Evans-1 st.ate to the embassy to accompany ___ _ * t 1 11 111-. 1» rvli in n n ..«in « to. Jersey City Representative Carries Off the Honors at International Pageant in Galveston. ville, Ind. The three men presumably favorable to policies of "the old board were: The Rev. E. R. Ramer, Milan, Tenn.; Elder E. B. McEuen, Owens-boro, Ky., and Elder Karl Ward, Jackson, Tennessee. The other three members are C. M. McAnulty, secretary and treasurer, and President W. B; Cunning Lindbergh in an open carriage by the Arc de Triumphe through the Champs Elysees and the Rue Ri-voli to the city hall, on the steps of which he will be presented to Parisians. Later he will 'sign the "golden book," as did Louis Gleriot after he flew across the Egyptian 20 years ag6. Lindbergh knows that the people, above all, want to see him in action Dr. R. V. Raefnel, ¡chairman of thii state livestock sapitary board, | was in Hattiesburg today for a .brief conference withiD. S. Wills, local manager of the! disinfecting station, and left shortljy after 110011 for Jackson. j Before leaving- Dr. Rjacfnsl stated to the Hattiesburg- Ainerican that only a little more tliàn a month intervenes before the closing of the station, and urged thè importarne if getting to the peojple of Soutii !.. ."ssippi the need of (having- their cattle dipped before this time expires, ; "The capacity of thje vat Is six cars per day, and we will be unable to care for a rush the Hist few dayj. It is therefore important that cat'le owners who wish to hajve their cattle dipped, not to wait! for the last two weeks to have it done,'' he said. Dr. Raefnel has expressed his satisfaction at the work being done by the local station. ! The state livestock jlaw will go 1 into effect- on October 1 of tl year, and after July 1 no cattle can be dipped in the Hub station. o- (By Associated Press) NEW YORK, May 21.—The Radio Corporation of America this afternoon announced receipt 01 a radiogram originating- with the steamer Cobotorus,' relayed through the \ Leviathan,. reading: "Sailing- vessel Infantia Vese-berus, bound southeast, towing Italian hydroplane Santa .Maria Savoia 10.01(3. All well." The position of the Cobotorus was given as latitude 11.25 north and longitude "2.2S west, when the message wns riled, 12:50 eastern standard time. (By Associated, Press) BATON ROUGE, May 24. — The levee at McCrea, on ¿he east bank of thè Atchafalaya river, gave way at 3:30 o'clock this morning. Flood Relief Director John M. Parker was notified of the break shortly after 5 o'clock by Sheriff Lamartine Bou-anehaud, "of Pointe Coupee parish, who received the message by telephone from his son- who was working- on the levee when the crevasse came. No lives were lost, although a force of 2,000 or more was on the levee, Mr. Parker learned later from a source considered reliable. News of the break was confirmed almost immediately from several other sources. The crevasse, giving the flood waters domain over five additional parishes of the "Sugar Bowl," Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, Assumption, Iberville and Terrebonne, as well as part of Ascension, could not have found the flood relief organization better pre- LISBON, May 21.—A radio message, received directly from Commander Francesdo de I'inedo here today, stated that he was being towed to the Azores and that he needed 110 furl her assistance. The commander suffered no injury in the descent of his plant? the sea. Two Homes Entered Late Yesterday, and Officers Search for Many Pilfered Articles. Chief of Air Forces Stops for a While in Capital City Enroute to Washington. en. Says He Did Not Kill Peter Mauris Aboard Coast Guard Cutter. (By Associated Press) JACKSON, Miss., May''21.—Sammie (By Associated Press) JACKSON, Miss., May 2 4 Mason T. Patrick, chief of air forces, flying- from San Antonio, Texas, to Washington, landed5 here today to refuel his plane and to have lunch. Police under Chief J. V. Oresham are searching today for the perpetrators ol' two robberies, one oi tii.e cash register in the Short Restaurant on Second' street, aivd- the other a daring -:.ay light haul at the homo of C. E. Fuiriey on North Main street. Tho Fairlev residence was en-flered Monday afternoon between :li0 and 5 o'"lock, in the absence of ^members of the family, and many ^ clothes arc missinr ms the result. * The housebreaker evidently was watching the house, for when every one had left it for a thort time he broke a window at the back and entered through the broken sash. The interior of the house presented i disorder 1 y appearance wlien t he ) ¡residents returned about 5 o'clock, land, polite were notified at once, j An inventory revealed that the 'miscrcant had taken three silk dresses belonging to the daughters of Mr. Fairlev, two boys' suits, and several pairs of men's ,trousers. A suitcase belonging to K. Silvey, a roomer at the Fairley home, was found underneath the back steps of the house. A suit of clothes that had only j been worn a few times was also Sergeant PURVIS CITIZEN BURIED Andrew J. Cooper Had Been a Citizen of Purvis for 24 Years. -PURVIS. Miss., May' 24.—Funeral for A. J. Cooper; 85 year» _ for many years a prominent i^xen of this place, were held here afternoon with interment fol-til the Purvis cemetery. The fei^ W. Causey, pastor of the gifcdlist church here, officiated at ices. k man died last ttight at 9 (By Associated Press) GALVESTON, Texas, May 24.— Faced with keen competition including' eight beauties from foreign countries. Miss Dorothy Britton, of Jersey City, won first place in the annual international bathing girl revue which ended here early today with the announcement of the 10 high point winners in a field of nearly two score candidates. Miss Britton, entered as "Miss 'New York," Was named "beauty queen of the universe" after she had been designated "Miss United states" in competition with entries from 26 American cities. She received $2,000 in gold and a silver plaque. ; Nine other prizes were awarded by the judges, who in their effort to jgrade the candidates on the basis of grace, graciousness and person-aiityj continued iij session until well after midnight. A huge crowd that followed the r beauties through three * days of pa- ham, and A. I. Dennison, both sup-jjn nKS dement, and he is going to j. Long, member of the crew of the porters of the commission. tr>' to give them an exhibition of Excepting McAnultv, expiring]*11® slil11 which brought him across terms and resignation eared for all the ocean with the regularity of a crack express train. He is planning to make a flight over Paris Thijrs- P.ve members who the commission sought to have dismissed. They were J. L. Baker, R. C Denny, da>" aboard his "old bus," the Spirit Woodfin Hutson, and J. "P/TMcDaniel. J. H. Williams resigned. A request of the education commission that Professor G.. L. Meek be reinstated as a member of the faculty was not mentioned in thé report. Professor Meet ' terminated his connection with the school 011 payment of $1,500. Other commission recommendations were not mentioned. No reference was made to the commission's censure of the board for "trying and sentencing faculty members and students without their presence." -0—;-;—f BILL WINS AGAIN. (By Associated Press) , ST. CLOUD, France, May 24 — William T. Tilden, American lawn of St. Louis At his request, mechanics at Le Bourget airdome have already started overhauling his motor and repairing the damage to the canvas done by souvenir hunters immediately after the plane touched the ground Saturday night. Pleased by !his simple kindly manner, the mechanics offered to do anything for him. He told them that viewed by day, the flying field was not nearly so tiny as it seemed to him Saturday night. "I thought I could see several ditches, which gave me some anx-i eoast guard boat 2;50, who is charged with manslaughter in connection with the killing of Peter Mauris, petty officer in; command of the boat,, at Hardtimes Landing, pleaded not guilty at a: preliminary hearing- here today before, the United States commissioner. Long is being- held ¡in jail here awaiting a trial date. ; He said he was born at Biloxi and jrecently had bepn living at Mobile. The men, it was said, ¡quarreled on' type" used bv the night, of May 13, and in a fight i ' h-* that followed Mauris was killed by pistol shots. DEPUTY SHERIFF SHOT BY NEGRO f&Howing * long lllhess j geants; parades and ceremonies re-& virulent cancer, and his not unexpected. For the yearB Mr. Cooper had j bpor heftlth, while for the pSi*jttha' he has be«n closely BUUi'4*aves a large list jrominerit among Cooper, p&iUnaater iety," he said, "but I now see those, A Dpnc<!v ditches only existed in my imagina- jAdS^M^^U^-Arthur Legion of Honor j N" T"ck?r' ,deputJ shfrj"' of The blonde youth from the- west,! county'.is ln a hospital here today * . , a . . . 0 k .whose smiling features nowarej in a »«nous condition as a result o tennis star, defeated Senor Andreu to every Parisian from the' gunshot wounds received last mght of Spain in the opening day's Play j innumerable photographs which !in a raid at Walnut Grove, of the international hard court ten-; have been printed, went to bed last' In t*16 raid, which wa? on a negro nis championships here today. The !night^^ tired but thrilled by what per- house, Wilbur Hudson, j negro, was American win in decisiye fashion haps was the most eventful day in killed after he shot ^.nd injured at 6-2, 6-2, 6-0. j" » (Continued on Page Five) ' 'Deputy Tucker. Duke, arid chanic. General Patrick said would land at Montgomery this afternoon and spend the night there. Tomorrow they will fly to Camp Bragg, Ga., where the general will inspect troops, reaching Washington about noon Thursday. Colonel Scott has been in the United States abouc three weeks, going to Texas where he witnessed the Kelly Field maneuvers in company with General Patrick and other aviation officials. The airmen are flying in the j ¡•Atlantic, a monoplane of the same j Capt. Charles Lind- 1 bergh in j New York to Paris. "We had a good view of the flood, j if you can call such a view a good j view," General Patrick said. "The flooded area over which we traveled was one of desolation. We passed over the landing field at Taliulah, La., and only the top of one of the buildings was visible." His first inquiry on landing was for news concerning Francesco de Pinedo, Italian aviator. , Lieutenant Duke is the son-in-law of Dr. and Mrs. J. N. Powers, Jackson, and was once a resident of Jackson. The plane took off at 1S-:10 p. m. and headed for Maxwell Field. ¡prehension of the thief. Police were stationed at the home during last night in the hope that the burglar might return for the suitcase, but their vigil was fruitless. Mr. Short, proprietor of Short's Restaurant, near the canninir factory on Second street, notified police last night that he had been robbed of ?22 in bills about 8 o'clock last night. Short stated that he waited on a negro'woman about 7:30 o'clock and the money was in the open cash drawer at the time, but when he 1 started to close his place of busi-, Hess a few moments later, he found non-stop flight ^om<that ? bmfoI(] containing $22 and a bond receipt were missing. The negro woman had left a handkerchief on the counter, containing a bunch of house keys, but there was no nameplate on the ring, so it could not be used as a reliable clue. It is thought that the woman picked up the money while Short's back was turned, but -she has not been, found to be questioned. -o- pared for immediate functioning, Director Parker said. Lieut. Dixie Kiefer, naval aviator, was dispatched to the scene for an airplane reconnaisance at 6 o'clock. He will make a complete survey of the crevasse and will supply the local authorities with all details which will aid them in preventing loss of human life. After Refugee». A large fleet of boats including coast guard cutters, steamers, tugis, surf boats and 1'fe boats, statIon«4 in the Atchafalaya and also ln Old river, is proceeding about the task of rescue. Smaller craft will be carried over the levee to float in the spreading waters as soon as floating depth is reached, to speed about their mission of rescue. Smaller boats placed at strategic points on the land side of the levels before the crevasse were ready for the emergency and authorities hope that no loss of life will result Heeding the warning of former Governor Parker to the citizens of Pointe Coupee parish issued early last week when it became evident that the McCrea levee would probably fail, some 1,500 residents of the district immediately in the path of the crevasse had already evacuated to refugee camps at Baton Rouge, bringing livestock, chickens and property with them, while others had left to seek refuge with friends or relatives here or in other parishes, Some, however, fears appeased, returned yesterday to their homes. Residents in others sections of the parish have made all preparations for immediate evacuation in case of a break, and Baton Rouge Is preparing: to receive the stream of fleeing flood victims today. A total of 80,000 people will probably be driven from thefjr homes by the encroaching waters, which will cover practically the witir« area of four of the parishes, about 1;142,000 acres, and parts of Terrebonne,, the fifth. -2,000 At Wok. The crevasse brought to a tragic climax the long, weary struggle of more than 2,000 men. laboring night and day, under blistering sun and drf nching rain, to save a mere shell of an earthen dike from the turbulent swift current of the Atchafalaya. A wutK ago today, when early in .he morning the levee gave way at Melville, on the west bank below McCrea, the sudden resulting fall in the river increased'the velocity and force of the current which was pounding away at the bend on which McCi'ea is located, and it was evident that only a desperate battle could prevent disaster at the place. A thousand men were, concentrated at the spot working like devils fill-(Continued on Page T»vo) CONVENTION BEHIND TIME mained to acclaim the winner«. Miss Britton, a slender blonde, appeared first in an evening gown and'then in a-bathing suit. On her first appearance she wpre pink georgette over a silver me'al cloth slip girdled with flowers, while In heir secpnd test she wore a simple whit« bathing costume. Ada Wllliamsr as "Miss Florida,**Fôrrçst County Sends Food Supplies to Delta The,.first c&rload t of fe^d[s, seeds, vegetables and other things for the relief* Of the flood- transport the first load of material in Mississippi, has written, to all .their plans for a week of eo-oper-will be placed at Maxie on Thurs- ithe members of the extension or- ation in carrying out Mr. Wilsons d&y, and' the Gulf and Ship Island {ganiaation, calling their attention1 suggestions. The present week was local freight train will pick it up 1 to the seriousness of |he calamity! set aside for the work, ^nd the ex-about Friday noon. (that has befallen the people d thejeeutives have been laboring tireless- Delta. He states that as the work ly to make the week a success. THE WEATHER Mississippi: Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. Local thunder-" At McLaurin and Brooklyn, the t&r- will be farther loaded by donations from those communities^ while the freight is making ' its regular atop there.The-car will be in Hattlesbutg on Saturday and if will he loaded be-~ Jft the mornteif-T j 4 - , r ... ;--------------------has asked tlkat ft&Jfced-' of feedstuff för farrji live*, north portion tonight,. - . " ' stocks food for the farmers, andDouisiana: Tonight|fc*-r«!PlaAting >ffeK8>8,% '/äöii&^te&tercä show-he a*lcö9 that the county executives] era; cooler tonight in northwest in bis departpient concentrate on portion; pooler Wednesday in north *' "" * * ; .portion. »I- M More Weevils Survive Than Did Last Year cf rehabilitation proceeds, it becomes! evident that the' task of rebuilding is greater than first expected, and that funds tjhus far contributed are inadequa According to Mr. Wiilson's mes- ________ sage« the greatest problem is the} shower* Wednesday and in extreme providing of feedstuff fàr farrji live- j stocks food for the farmers, and! Louisiana; Tonight and Wednes-w (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, May 24. — Boll weevil emergence up to May 1 this year was reported greater than last year by the Department of Agriculture. At all the co-operating stations, the Department said, a greater survival of weevil was**" recorded this year than last year with the exceptions of the stations at Auburn, Ala., Poplarvllle, Miss., Baton Rouge, La., and Experiment, Ga. Comparing, weevil survival prior to May 1. this year, with 1925, the, report said, "It will be noied that a greater survival was rvcoided th.'s year at two points in North Carolina and one in Louisiana, while a greater survival was recorcd in 19^5 ai cue point -in Louisiana, while a greji't- »arvtvâl waa rcorded *n Argument on Radical Control Committee Delays Presbyterians. (By Associated Press) KL.Ij^RADO, May 24 A : aif day behind schedule because of hour;» devoted to debate before ad ption of the radical control coii.mif.ee pi un' the General Assembly of th.» P.esb/« terian Church in the tJn ted States today faced a mass of der-jil reports which s.cadily have piled up in committee rooms. With the nominating c-/-,-:mUtee at work on selecting candidates £01 the -supervisory commitio? of It: which will assume sup'--vision of major activities of the church a3 soon is possible and with r:w miu> isters' annuity plan operating with provisions to go into effect after 1930, the general assembly had passed two momentous milestones of the present seésion. Another marker scarcely less significant but not as far reaching was the adoption of a recommenda-jtion that all secretaries and other administrative officials be placed 'on a parity with their fellow ministers on the pension list instead of receiving larger amounts from their (respective committees, i The gain in the influence of women in church affairs was stressed by the action of thé general assembly in providing that eleven women will sit on the control committee of 44 and by the unanimous approval accorded the work of the women's auxiliary. FULLER WILL NOT BOTHER WITH CASE , Alabama' Generally iair tonight;'1925 -,t «no point in T^a/r, one I»« Wedn«s<3fy j^rtly^OUdy; probably south cVrolinç., ¿ne in Alabama, ont. local tfcundvrsft«w«r» wf»t - and !in Mi&uisflppi, one in Lüuiu ana and WmBïêâê•IMMÊÊMÊÊ^-ZMr.;'Ä.%i>- » te&i ' "if • -v au ï&Û cne Georgia, (By Associated Press) - ! BOSTON, May 24.—Gov. Alvan T. Puller; ifr a letter to the Sacco-Van-i zetti defense committee made public today; made his first definite Stated ment that he would not grant fhei repeated request» for appointment of a 'special commission to review! the casts of Nicola Sacco and Bar-tolomeo Vansettl, radicals who»« conviction of mor'der and waMipewf, to death fcaaft-aised protests tluttegb*» out the werl& , _ 1 Wé,; ;