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   Independent (Newspaper) - November 4, 1926, Helena, Montana                                Four Killed, Three Wounded, in Battle in New York City Prison THE WEATHER I Weather for Montana: Generally fair Thursday and Friday, warmer Thursday, east portion. full Associated Press Reports From East and West Member of the Newspaper Enterprise Association VOL. CENTS. HELENA, MONT.. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1926. 53 Michigan M Lost YOUNG ROYAL LOVERS CAPTURE HEARTS OF SWEDISH PEOPLE NEW YORK PRISON THE SCENE OF LIVELY BATTLE Xcw York, Xov. Four men were killed today and three wounded when the yarcl of famous old Tombs prison was turned into a battle ground as three desperate crim- inals attempted to shoot their way to freedom. All the prisoners were killed, but before they died they killed a prison oundcd another and Peter Mallon below shot the keeper, Warden heart. The dead: Michael (Red) McKcnna, robber and alleged murderer. Hyman Amberg, robber and al- leged murder. Oliver Glantz, alias Oliver Berg, Chicago and New York robber. Jcrmiah prison keeper. The wounded: Warden Peter Mallon, shot below the heart. Daniel O'Connor, prison keeper, shot in the back. J. A. Studcwcll, shot in right hand- (Continued on Page Three) Stockholm, Xov. 3 Astrid, of Sweden, and Crown Prince Leopold, of Belgium, today whirled IRON MINE, RUN UNDER SWAMP, IS SCENE OF FEARFUL DISASTER Ishphcming, Mich, Nov. Fifty.three miners are believed to have lost their lives when the bol- from one official function to another, of a swamp under which the the central figures in the gay pio- IBarnes Hecker iron mine near here ram carried out in honor of their today had extended, dropped in- redding tomorrow. The princess spent one of the to a shaft today. Deepened by recent busiest days of her life but tonight hovved no signs of weariness. At all the receptions, dinners and ccre- A Helena patrolman went out monies she appeared radiantly happy, single handed and beat Sheriff Jim Barnes for the most coveted job in Lewis and Clark county. Mr. Burgess was formerly an employe of the Montana Power company and for several years a policeman un- der Chief Joe Spurzcm. He took a notion, to run for sheriff and he made the race in the face of the opposition of republican bosses, tip-town soft drink parlor operators and financial interests. His lead over Barnes completely over-threw the influences which always seek to name the official family of Lewis and Clark county. Mr. Burgess goes into office as sheriff without having made a promise to any of the interests usually sur- rounding a sheriff in Montana. as did Prince Leopold, who, however, cemed embarrassed at times and bowed more or less boredom as one unction followed another. People Pleated. The romance of the love match ctwcen the young princess and the :rown prince is gripping the hearts f the Swedish people still more close- y as the wedding celebrations pro- ceed. King Albert's words at last night's state dinner: "This marriage s the culmination of our dearest vishes." have been met with deep pleasure throughout the country. Stockholm is charmed with the de- displayed by the young couple, vho in their naivete, make no efforts o conceal their affection. They are always seen arm-in-arm and always the waiting crowds burst into cheers at the sight of the royal lovers. Refuse to Recommend That Our Codes be "Scrapped and THrown on the Waste Dump" New Measures Bringing Desired Changes in Banking Code arc Recommended by Body. The banking laws of Montana should not bo "scrapped and thrown on the waste dump" in the opinion of the banking code com- mission appointed by Governor J. K. Knckson to investigate the hanking rode of this state. The re- poit ot the commission which has reached Govoinor Erickson recom- mends that tho executive ask the next legislative assembly to pass desirable changes in th banking laws. Change of Liquidation. The principal change proposer in tho banking law is in provision that liquidation of banks be placed (Continued on Page Ten) heavy rains the bottom ol the swamp gave way and a section 300 feet long and 200 feet wide fell into the mine, trapping the men at work. All Lost But One. The mass of slough is believed to have caught most of the men on the first and third levels. A check by officials of the mine tonight revealed that all were on duty at the time ol the yisastcr, all but one of whom are to have lost their lues. W. E. Hill, a state mining mspcc- r and William Tibbett, an officia (Continued on Page Ten) n AS RESULT OF POLL OF TUESDAY Catalan Rebels Foiled by Alert French Cop Pcrqignan, France, (fP) The Catalan revolutionary movement, which ended here yesterday with the aiicst of 93 conspiiators, went on (he rocks because a French police- man spent a 3 car watching the move- ments of the plotters and had every- thing ready when the time lor action arrived. To make matters even worse for the plotters, mostly youthful Cata- lan intellectuals, the revolutionary leaders, got inKcd in their dates and for a time lost 'their among the foothills of the Pyrenees, -well insMc the French frontier. The French policeman Com- misary Brmgcr of the first bligadc of the Paris police. Biingcr ferreted out the hcadquarlcis ol" the "state of which was bold enough to post its colors on a building in the Bois Coiombe suburb of Paris. For more than a year, he followed the activities of his revolutionary leaders, whose ostensible object was the separation from Spam. Washington, Nov. cation ov er the election results was expressed in statements issued by Chairman Shaver of the democratic national committee and Chairman Oldficld of the democratic congrcj- sional campaign committee. Both saw in the figures a trend toward the democratic ranks, which they saic augurs well for the party's hopes in 1928. "The results confirm our pre-elec- tion estimate and arc very gratify- ing indeed." said Mr. Shaver "Al- thought it appears a majority of th congress was not quite won, the gains signify a victorious advance for the democratic party and a momentous setback for the republican party am administration. Swing Clear. "In addition to the congressional substantial gams were made in stati and local tickets. Even where ou candidates did not win, they, in manj tales and districts, cut ominousl into the usual republican majorities The swing from republican to demo cratic voting is marked clear to Pacific and the trend is certainly en couraging for 1928. "With popular favor and conf: dcncc in our party to manifest, it i a good time for democrats carefull to survey the whole situation; t vcigh the opportunity of service fo (Continued on Page Three) Daugherty and Miller Will Face Jury Again New York, Nov. eral Attorney Emroy R. BucKner announced tonight he again would prosecute former attorney general Harry M. Daugherty and former alien property custodian, Thomas W. Wilier, whose recent trial on charges of conspiring to defraud the government resulted in a jury disagreement. Buchner said he would request the court to set trial for December. The charges against Daugherty Uiller grew, out ot tho transfer to a Swiss corporation of some worth of war impended stock of the American Metal com- pany. Daugherty and Miller were in dieted May 7, and put on trial Sep tember Neither took the slant Washington, Nov. civil suit to cancel the Teapot Dom oil leases and contracts made wit Harry F. Sinclair reached the su prcnie court today in a petition b Sinclair asking a review of the circu court decision against him. in his own defense, the chief wit- ness being Richard Merlon, Ger- NO CHANGES SHOWN IN RESULT FOR STATE OFFICES Montana, in Tuesday's election, dis- carded her piohibition laws, approved icartily a measure for construction of highways by means of a 3-ccnt gasoline tax but declined to be taxed further for schools or hail insurance and insisted, regardless of politics, on the retention of state office-holders who sought re-election. Both Congressman Scott Lcavitt, rep. in the second district and Con- gressman John if. Evans, dcm. in the fiist district were returned by substantial majorities. Justices W. L. Hollow-ay, Albert J. Galen, both re- other six year term. Lee Denis, a former member of the railroad com- mission, gained on easy victory. Heavy Vote Polled. The surprisingly heavy majority rolled in the cibcs yesterday for pro- hibition repeal vas cut down some- OF HE GIF. IS (MY TRIUMPHANT DEMOCRACY CASTS A COLD SHADOW OVER REPUBLICAN CONTROL OF CONGRESS Xcw York. Xov. 3 dciiKH-ratic thrust til the off-jcor election has nuuta certain Insurgent eontrol of the senate and threatens the (loininnfirm the republicans had over the house since the. Cool- Idge landslide two >cnrs ago. With the makeup ol the 70th con- giess complete, the dem- ocrats eaptured seven of the nine places consUtnting the repub- lican majority in the senate, thus leaving the balance of power there in the little group of Insurgents elected under the republican banner. Rebels In Control. By taking 13 scats so far from 1 tho republicans in the house, the democrats have brought about an alignment under which the insur- gent group there might ho able to take the upper hand-in the working control of that body. I Besides the gains In congress, tho democrats have won the governor- ship in two normally republican states. South Dakota and Colorado, aking- control of the highest office n South Dakota for the first time n a quarter of ti century. On the other hand, the democrat1! ost the governorship of Oregon and Wyoming and their candidates in Xevada, Arizona and New Mexico are finding the going anything but where the democrats regained a con- trol in the Harding landslide in 1320. The last senatorial contest to he set- tled was that in rep., winning over Bert E. Ilaney dem., and Senator R. N. Stantield ind. With the Stciwcr victory, the re publicans will have only 48 seats in the senate after they have filled, the vacancy in Maine caused by th BROTHER OF MRS. HALL CALLED AT HOME OF, STATE WITNESS (Continued on Page Two) 'HEY HAVE A PLACE IN THIS WORLD SHE CLINGS TO DANCER Mao hill, Wash, Nov. ucen Marie dedicated the Maryhill useum of fine arts today in a dra- natic address in which she explained mt her journey from Roumania, Inch reached its climax in the bare Miicnt halls of the museum, was a of Roumania. The qrce.i with Prin- cess Ileana, Prince Nicholas and the others of the royal entourage, arrived over the Columbia River highway. The party retired to the Multnomah hotel here and later made a tour of the city. Tonight the royal party entered up- on another round of official functions nssion of and understanding. to the reception by the city, vctcrring to criticism of her visit, lane said she would give no othci .xplanalion Her Majesty ouchcd upon an undercurrent of ad- crsc comment concerning her fncnd- hip of Samuel Hill, founder ol" the mscum and Miss Loie Fuller, foi- ncr dancer and close friend of the queen. Hill she pictured as a dreamer and vorkcr vhom she understood be- cause "f loo, am a dreamer and vvork- Loie Fuller. The name of l.oic Fuller, the queen said, "has often been slighted.'1 adding hat the former d.inccr "gave me her ifc in my hom of rct'crrinc o assistance given the queen during the war. "There is a drram built into this place, a dtcdin for today and espec- ially for Marie said, in dedicating the unfinished wdlls of the structure. Many cases of gifts from Marie which will occupy a Roumanian room of the museum when it 15 completed, within a few vcars will be taken to Seattle to avv.ut completion of the building. With them will go other presents by the French government was presented in the ceremony today by Albert Tirman, counsellor of state of France. Hundreds of person's cheered the queen as she moved through the citv streets and others packed the lobby of f her hotel, where she and Prince (Continued on Page Ten) Frederick W. Steiwer, republican, was elected to the senate in Oregon, The republicans al- so h a ve leturncd Senators James E. Watson and Arthur R. Robinson in In- Tasker L. Oddio. in Nevada, and Samuel M. Shortridse in Cali- fornia. T h e republican seat contested by former Governor Sweet of Colorado apparently has hc e n won b> Charles W. Water- man, who had lead of approxi- mately with less than 50 pre of Delated returns trickling in dur- ing the daj showed that the dcmo- ciats had unhorsed Senators Rich- aid P. Ernst in Kentucky; Ralph K t'aincino in Arizona. George IT. "Wil- liams in Missouri, and O. E. Wcllei in MAI j land. These were in addition to James W Jr., who vvas cn- pulfcd in New York; Wm. M P.ut- ler. peisonal friend of President Coohdge. who was overwhelmed by David 1. Walsh In Massachusetts and John W. Ilarrcld. In Oklahoma, Senator Samuel John B. Elliott, Sliortrldge, democratic cnn- repufolleim can- dldatc for the (iidntc for re- U. S. senate in eleoUon in Call- California. <1 c foniia, elected. leatcd. death of Senator Bert II. Fernald Tho democrats will have 47, with the other seat held by Henclnck Shipstcad, farmer-labor, Minnesota The Senate Insurgents. Included among the republican 4! are thiee Insurgents who won han dily Tuesday. Smith W. Brookhart of Iowa; Gerald P. Nye, of Xorth Dakota, and John J. Elaine, of AVis eonsin, as well as Senator LaFol lettc, of Wisconsin; Frazier, of North (Continued on Page Two) Somerville, N. J. Nov. The first of the Hall-JlUIs trials ivas opened today, four years after he double killing upon "hich they ire based, in the little county ourt house here modernized to accommodate a human drama al- ready allotted a page in 'American criminal annals. The state moved -with swiftness. John L. Dtxon o! North Plainsfield, N. J., hitherto umnentioned even in the lists o! more than 100 prospec- tive witnesses; was called to deliver the first blow at a defense alibi. Alibi Broken. He told how he had stepped from his home at about o'clock on the night Hall -and that the Rev. "Wheeler his choir singer, Mrs Eleanor Mills, were shot down to find Willie Stevens, one ot the de- fendants, at the door. Stevens, who with his brother, Henry, and lier sister, the minister's widow, are on trial for murder, has as- (Continued on Page Two) Los Angeles Court Binds Aimee Over, Trial in 60 Days AT PORTLAND Portland, Ore, Nov. Thousands lined Portland's streets this evening to acclaim Queen Mane Later County Returns 1 Change 2 Offices, Big Democrat Majorities Two changes in (he county ticket wore the result of returns from scicral county precincts rcsterday. Dr. David T. Berg won out over Dr. Tom Hawkins for coroner and John JIcLeod defeated C. C. Cov- ing-ton for the office of county sur- iej or. Otherwise the results an- Los AngclcF, Nov. 3 (AT) Amice Semple evange- list, ordered held for tnnl on crim- inal rongpiraf. charges tndav, proached her pulpit in Anfdus ple tonight with the Judges state- ment ringing in her cars that lay under "strong suspn ion" of piilt. In Binding over to the superior court Ihe religions leader, her mr.thcr. Mrs. Minnie Kennedy, and her chief accuser, Mrs. 'VVisrni.in- Kielaff. Judge I! youngest jurist in Los p "After a full examination "f entire evidence. there 13 suffi'ient cause to helicve defendants guilty. "Sufficient cause is and has been construed as 'reasonable or piohable which means such a ft.ite of facts as would lead a. mar. of or- dinary caution and prudenc1' to hp- lieve and, conscientiously entertain -.tronc suspicion that the persons accused are Bail ritctl. Judge Hiake fixed bail at 52 for each defendant. rh" evangelist went white ns she heard decision that sent her to the siipeiior cmtrt for trial on tho rhaiKCs that she conspired to manu- facture evidence supporting her stor, of Mdnapum- last Mav and (n refute th" allegations that she spent 1 0 in a. 'armel ottage with her former wireless nperatoi. Kenneth G Ormiston, fugitive co-defendant. Mrs word' make with M1M IT H San Franusui. Nov. T Be- lated leturns from "dry" territory tonight began to cat into the margin 1 ilcd up in favor of repealing the stale my law and in the brief time required to bun? in the vote from Fly) additional precincts had cut it from more than to approxi- mately The vote in of prcc'nctb   must start within 60 dass. j The five weeks of preliminaiy Mrmg ended as they had com- mented, in a torrent of hitter de- nunciation from prosecuting attor- T. Gilbert, thief ot defense counsel, whose son, William, was dangerously injured in an automo- ILLINOIS STUDENTS GIVEN GRAND BOUNCE Urbana, ill., Nov. Twelve man steel magnate. The jury was men students were expelled from the discharged October 11. The final vote was 7 to 5 for conviction of Daugherty and 10 to 2 for convic- tion of. Miller. U. of Illinois today for violation of university rules prohibiting: drinking; gambling and use automobiles by gtudenta. Boston, Nov. Boston American says tonight m a copy- righted story that six Boston coast guard boats fcrrving liquor from mm row at a "union price" of ?l a case, have led to a federal investiga- tion that has revealed coast guard boats as regular liquor carriers with some of their officers as party own- ers in rum row vessels. The facts have been revealed by a ctiifcssed coast guard participant to national coast guard commander, William J. Wheeler, in a scries of secret examinations of coast guards- men, the story Wheeler has returned to Washington with his reports and his assistants have uncovered a new trail to Provi- dence. Details of the manner ir. which the coast guardsmen landed thei" liquor were printed by the paper in an in- terview with a member of one of thi (Continued on Page Governor Ross Beaten by a Slender Margin showed m his low, uncertain voice Chcvcnnc. Wyo, Xov. bile accident at San Matco today, I apparently had passed from the gubernatorial throne in the Unit- ed States the evident transfer of the Wyoming cxccutiveship to Frank C. Emerson, republican, today. Emerson was considered a victor over Mrs. Nellie Tayloc Ross, demo- crat, first woman governor of the na- tion, when he amassed a lead of in 612 precincts of the 685 total. The remaining 85 precincts are in sparccly settled districts artd republican leaders claimed Governor (Continued on Page Two) NEW AVIATION LINE PLANNED BY FRENCH Pans, Nov. of francs to establish a trans Atlantic aviation lins between Dakar in the French colony of Pen- esal, and Buenos Aires, the Argen- tine capital, nab announced here to- day. Ross could not gain sufficient votes to change the result. Dcspite the gloomy outlook, the j democratic state headquarters here tonight would not lonccie Emerson's victory. I Winter Wini. Other republican candidates weft swepl into office on the tide with majorities of between i-t.OOO and f Congressman Charles E. Winter, re- ,1 publican, was re-clcctcd to the sole place in the national house 01 representatives, defeating Thomas M; Fagan, democrat, to, lead ot in 595 EWSPAPERl   

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