Sunday, May 15, 1932

Daily Capital News And Jefferson City Post Tribune

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Daily Capital News and The Jefferson City Post-Tribune (Newspaper) - May 15, 1932, Jefferson City, Missouri THE DAILY WfTAL MEWS Aft Attorney Owed of Berg Kidnaping Charge Was Scc oirfTnal OT LOUIS May Richards 31yearold attorney was acquitted of charges of con spiracy in the kidnaping of Alex wider Berg wealthy St Louis fur dealer by a circuit court Jury here late tonight The verdict was re Burned on the second ballot Richards had been tried previous ly on the same charge but the jury tailed to agree The case went to the Jury at 10 oclock tonight The presiding Judge ordered the jurors to begin deliber ations at once and said he would wait several hours before ordering the Jury locked up for the night SER WALSH WARNS AGAINST A DEADLOCK Urges Democrats of Montana Marched to Tune of YORK May To tunes of Sweet Adeline and How Dry I thousands of New Yorkers marched themselves al most to a under a broiling tun today to show their support of Mayor James J Walkers Beer for Taxation plea Police Commissioner Mulrooney had estimated persons be in line but when the parade be gan to disband after eight hours marching the estimates of its actual strength ranged all the way to 000 General John J Phelan director of paradeorganization estimated had participated while the official docker placed the figure at Estimates of the crowds that rooftops windows were equally as watched from and sidewalks varied ranging from as high as down to Mayor Walker hailed the parade which vas own idea as a very clear demonstration of the sense of the while Mrs Ella A Boole president of the Womens Christian Temperance Union de scribed It a slumming expedi Mayor Walker marched with the paraders half way around Central Park and then climbed into a back seat of an automobile to review the seemingly endless line Promptly at noon the mayor halt ROLL CALL IS DUE MONDAY ON BUDGET TAX Tax and Economy MMmrcfl Moving Slowljr But Surely in Senate Undtr Bi Partisan Majority WASHINGTON MAY The budget balancing and economy measures moved atowly but surely ahead in the Senate today under the power of a dominant bi partisan majority working on non political lines The compromise relief program however remained involved in the Sunday May irTOinpuy ftu noun me mo ed the parade and asked everyone Intracles of negotiation with Dem to stand with bowed heads for Col i ocrzts and Republicans seeking a and Mrs Lindbergh to Give Delegation to Roosevelt EYES AND BRAINS OF U S FEDERAL AGENISAT WORK Heed Hoovers Order for Re lentless Pursuit of Lind bergh Baby WASHINGTON May On the seas and In crowded cities through banking channels and wherever rumrunning might be suspected the eyes and brains of federal agents heeded President Hoovers order today for relentless pursuit of the Lindbergh baby slay i WASHINGTON May ers Spurred by a party warning from Meuages commending the Pres Benator Walsh of Montana against Cents determined order of yester i conventlOQ thit the federal search never of Franklin D Roosevelt are te reJJutetj mtn those criminnals ready for a renewed drive next implacably brought to HANGING TOO GOOD SAYS SEN PATTERSON WASHINGTON May 14 view that hanging is too good for kidnapers was ex pressed today by Senator Pat terson sponsor of a bill to make interstate kidnap ing a capital Federal offense Telling a newspaperman he hoped for action on his biH by the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday he exclaimed Death Is the only kind of punishment these racketeers can understand They dont mind the prospect of a penitentiary sentence par iicularly when they are playing for big money stakes but when you start talking about their necks they can understand fi UT n impress upon Democracy the I White House from far i lead of the New York coniers there n i y i T v lor the presidential sfggLS the seTt KllOM inatton as to how the The Republicans their convention might be found only a month off are still havtag right trail to Him Wifl Be Caught Continued from Page 1 jrosentative on the convention reso lutions committee made it virtual Twentyfive cutters and nearly certain a strong attempt would 5maUer craft were thrown into iwrt a rnnUf nionv i the hunt in an encompassing ef fort to locate the vessel which Nor made to insert a moist plank in the platform Reed an sdministration stalwart came out only Thursday for licensed sale of 3iuor to governmentowned or gov dispensaries r Walsh in a letter today to W W chairman of the Demo Sratic state committee of Montana 4rf ed Democrats of that state to instruct their delegates next day to vote for Roosevelt He said ft was being insidiously suggested 4hat conventions refrain from in their delegates and this stopRoosevelt part of the Walsh is assistant Democratic ieader in the Senate and his words carry considerable weight in the Jterty The unhappy result in J920 and Again in 1924 of the selection of a candidate by a deadlocked conven he said ought to dissuade jny Democrat from looking eagerly to the recurrence of such an issue little hope is entertained of the tiominnation of any one of the able eminent gentlemen whose names have been mentionad in con nection with the nomination other dan Gov Roosevelt except through a 362 delegates instructed pledged and claimed for the New Sorter to date excluding a claimed block of a hundred or more from Pennsylvania and New York the Roosevelt camp here still is pinning its hopes on a first or early ballot nomination on second choice strength from favorite son states Of the 154 to be named next week they concededNew Jerseys 32 to the opposition They also give majority of Connecticuts 18 to Alfred E Smith under a recent compromise but look to the other pledge 10 folk investigators said was used by the kidnapers Previous search along the nooks of the coast line by coast guard had failed to locate such a vessel and authorities showed an inclination to question the existence of such a boat on the ground it could not have eluded their The severity of condemnationfpr the criminals that is being heard here was typified by a declaration today by Senator Patterson E that hanging is too good for Death is the only kind of pun ishment these racketeers he told newspapermen They dont mind the prospect of a penitentiary sentence particularly when they are playing for big mon ey stakei but when you start talk ing about their necks they can un derstand He is sponsoring legislation to make kidnaping across state lines a federal offense and hopes for sen ate judiciary committee action on the bill Monday Condon made as he left his New York home for a short trip was I know the kidnaper of the Lind berg baby and he will be caught I know his name Ms nationality his physical characteristics and all about This was added to a cryptic utter common ground on this vital issue Three hours of debate brought the Senate to the verge of a rote on the all important income the heart of the revenue bill A roll call is due Monday It will be the first major Senate test on the leg islation Senator Couzens at to day renewed his campaign for in clusion of the wartime income tax highest in the revenue bill and picked up support from Republican and Democratic ranks He would substitute the high income rates for the bflls excise levies However Republican and Demo cratic regular leaders are standing by the Mills compromise bDl ap proved by the Finance Committee and defeat of the Couaens proposal was forecast together with rejection of more than a score of other in dividual attacks aimed at various of the tax items The Special Economy Committtee took a holiday after three days of intensive labor in secret sessions Its work will be resumed Monday Confidence that they will effect the more than in savings lecessary to make the new revenue ill balance the budget was main ained by the silent economy workI ers Senator Wagner N chairman of the Senate Democratic Relief Committee spent the day drafting a counter proposalto the ompromise offered by President Hoover He left the door open to olution of the differences on this egislation Senator Cohen in his maiden speech as did Senators Dill crautta ou UfU BLEW UP f May th Mdy the llth with roey dreams He a deal for a cher j soon after ftrif frng and 1 Mead went hunting frog took the rifle to try it At the fbtt fhot the gun ex ploded drfvlnf fine bits of shell Into Matters face with such force Mood fluttered His friend Mangy hadnt been Winded then rushed hlra to a physician He was to be given antitetanus serum today DELEGATION BARRED KY COAL FIELDS Civic Liberties Union Stopped on Grounds Mob Might Shed Blood ance of the retired school teach a T m T he emereerf I Long for Roosevelt New and conventions in Mexico Montana South Carolina Vermont Tennes see and Nevada to pledge another 80 or more House in a Record Vote on Beerfor Revenue May 23 WASHINGTON May The House will go on record Mon May 23 on the beerforreve uue issue vote was assured today when Bachmann of West wtfnfc Republican whip stepped to the clerks desk as the 145th of a petition to call iip the gOonnorHuU bill for a tax of cents a ptat on beer of not 5 orat The Mil would declare to in from anti greeted Bachmann minutes earlier Repre FannerLabor represents the dis held by Andrew J VOL act had signed Prohibition en beer tax this session but flrrt on which the ballots of in JIMMY OWENS BREAKS ANOTHERRECORD St Louis High School Dash Man Reels Off 100 Yards in Seconds ST LOUIS May my Owen a long legged boy less than 18 years old unofficially broke the worlds intersoholastio 100yarc record here today doing the stretch in seconds This equals the American intercollegiate record Owen not only broke a record but turned the eyes of the track world his way as an Olympic prospect for 1936 when he will be 21 years old Running in the St Louis county high school track meet today Owen was timed by seven watches Three caught him in seconds two in an one in At a state meet at Columbia last Saturday he was clocked at clipping off onetenth second from he record held by three runners Owens skinny and long legs capable of tremendous strides has found himself in the last two years and is gaining speed monthly In his first year his best was The fol lowing year he did the coveted ten If he improves as may reason ably be expected in a boy of his age he should increase his speed at least onetenth of a second and equal if not better the worlds ama teur record of seconds jeaaer or the ntmmany delegation was defeated n an attempt to attach this plan the tax WU by a to 133 Vote PROPOSES REWARD WASHINGTON May A federal reward of for in formation leading to the arrest and conviction of the Lindbergh kidnap ers was proposed in a bill intro duced in the house today by Repre sentative Douglas D COSTS DOWN Motorists of 1932 pay about 59 per thousand miles of road service for their tires it is esti mated by a Motorists of per thousand miles tire manufacturer 1914 paid about he emerged earlier from the quart ers of Charles B McLaughlin Bronx district attorney who has announc ed his intention of initiating a grand jury inquiryin which Dr Condon would bea witness At that time the 72yearol who treated with the sup posed kidnapers partly throug newspaper advertisements said Isnt it bad enough to be silen without being indicted for infring ing on silence Anything I migh ay might add to the dlscomforture of a bereaved The disclosures of still another intermediary Morris Rosner mys terious undercover man added to he puzzling mass of data filtering through the hands of investigations Rosner who appeared for ques tioning here revealed that he took one of the ransom notes to York and supplied a list of all per sons to whom he had shown it He was permitted to leave without sur veillance Prosecutor Marshall upon whom rests a large portion of the burden of capitalizing the police informa tion had a perplexing series o questions to answer Among them were these Did one and the same group o persons steal the infant kill him and then negotiate for ransom hot through Dr Condon and Curtis Were there separate or inter locking criminal gangs which oper ated in this manner Was Suit Counterfeit Did the contents of the origina ransom note become known to group of extortionists who never hat the baby in their possession Was the garment purporting t be the babys sleeping token which was used in the Jafsl genuine article a counterfeit In answering these questions th public had before it the repeatei official declaration that positiv means of identification were pro vided in the ransom notes received subsequent to the original demand left in the babys nursery Such a premise prompted the final question of whether or not might have been possible to forge whatever means of identification was provided As an indication of the breadth of the police pursuit authorities an nounced William Allen Negro truckman who came upon the ba bys body was being investigated and that his finger prints were tak en New York authorities in their ef forts to cooperate escorted James Gracie to New Jersey for examina tion regarding his statements that he had been in touch with under world characters who once demand ed for the babys return LONDON May On the ground that bloodshed might follow their visit and a mob that could not be controlled would form in Plneville an American Civil Lib erties Union delegation was barred from the Southeastern Kentucky coal fields today Returning here Arthur Garfield Hays a leader of the group filed a personal damage suit against nine officers and citizens named as having blocked his pro gress at the Bell County line It would test he said whether mem bers of a community can legally prevent citizens from entering After being halted at the Bell County line by Major J M Brooks of Pineville Walter B Smith BeU County attorney and others and told it would be dangerous for them to enter the delegation was warned here to leave within four hours Sheriff W H Steele who deliver ed that warning said there might be trouble if the visitors did not heed it He did not explain Crowds gathered on tlte streets here but there was no demonstration as the group departed late today REDUCTION IN SALARIES IS Continued from Pate 1 cities where registration is required Revision of fees for transportinf insane person and delinquents to state institutions Revision of election laws to re duce number of judges and number of ballots furnished in primary elections Piescribing of uniform forms by the state auditor for financial statements for counties Reduction of penalties imposed because of delinquency in payment of general taxes Simplification of method and re duction in expense of enforcing pay ment of delinquent general property taxes and special assessments Reformation of court procedure Salary or compensation of all of ficers tobe baaed on population as determined by the last federal cen sus Consolidation of the offices of cir cuit clerk and recorder Consolidation of the offices of county collector and county treas urer Central purchasing for county de partments Periodic audits of county ac counts Budgeting of county expenditures Requiring county and township assessors and collectors to assess and collect the property tax in cities Providing for the consolidation of the county and township assessment book and the tax book Making optional by a majority vote the expenditure of county funds for special services now re quired without option their next child expected within months The Bronx County New York City district attorney announced he would begin a grand jury inves tigation next week into all circum stances surrounding the payment of ransom money to a man in a Bronx cemetery on April 2 by Dr John I11 Condon who will head the list of witnesses Prosecutor Erwin E Marshall of Mercer County where the body was found said he was working on a new clue but declined to add how important he considered It must settle down to a long trim fight to capture and to convict the man guilty of this heinous Prosecuor Marshall It is apparent to me that we Send Us Your CLEANING PRESSING s Wishes TAILOR ft CLEANERS Madison Lindbergh Murder Flashes By the Associated Press Discovery of new clues spurred on the worlds greatest the kidnapers and killers of the in fant Charles Augustus Lindbergh Jr SAFETY GLASS LAW The governor of Massachusetts has signed a bill which provides that all motor vehicles be equipped with shatterproof glass by January AIR ROUTES TOO In the latest highway map Is sued by the Wyoming State High way Department routes of airways n the state are marked Airports revolving and flashing airplane arc also located Senator Trammell pro tested the increased taxes on small er incomes and the decreased ex emptions The Couzens plan provides the 1918 income schedule of six per cent on the first net income and 12 per cent above that amount and surtax rates running to 65 per cent on income over Ex emptions for married persons would be cut from to He estimated this would yield more to revenue than the in creased income rates voted by the Finance Committee in adopting the compromise bill MEXICO AND PERU SEVER REATIONS MEXICO CITY May Foreign Minister Manuel O announced tonight that diplomatic relations between Mexico and Peru had been severed The Peruvian government the foreign minister revealed recently asked Mexico to withdraw Minister Juan B Cabral and his staff from Lima saying they no longer were acceptable as diplomatic representa tives Perus action Tellez said was based on alleged charges made by Haya de la Torre a Peruvian that while in Mexico he had used Mex ican diplomatic pouches to trans fer private correspondence to Peru Peru charged that the Mexican mission in Lima had intervened in internal politics and sewed plans of Communistic elements to disturb the public BUTLER May Mayor Charles H Kline of Pitts burgh tonight faces one year im prisonment removal from office and a fine The dapper affable mayor who has tendered many keys to the city to visiting notables in Pittsburgh and in turn has been knighted and feted abroad was convicted today of malfeasance in office Bertram L Succop former army colonel whom he discharged as city sup plies director also was convicted The charges resulted from an in vestigation of city buying methods RommelStraub Hat Shop ARE SHOWING New Summer Hats Chic New Bags Costume Jewelry Stetson Berets For the Graduates 117 E High St PITTSBURGH MAYOR MAY BE REMOVED A burlap bag found near the spot was being examined to deter mine whether the body might have been transported in it The earth which formed an im provised grave for the murdered child was scraped up and taken away for analysis The digging left a hole a foot deep and about six feet in diameter New York papers reported the 1 Lindberghs were considering a plan to move to abandon their hilltop home into which tragedy stalked on the night of March 1 and move to France until after the birth of Start them off right with smart LUGGAGE On their way up the ladder to 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