Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1930, Reno, Nevada COUNTY RECORDER BOX 253 OCCASIONAL' RAIN Seen for tonight and Friday; UNSETTLED WEATHER METALS Bar 8-1M. (Others markets closed; FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR TEN PAGES RENO, NEVADA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1930 TEN PAGES NO. 284 Legislative Plans Are Made As Session of Congress Nears LABOR BILLS Low Income Tax Rate Not To Be Continued States House Leader Senator McKellar Refuses To Agree That He Will Not Filibuster WASHINGTON, Nov. Thoughts of relief for farmers, the and industry appeared uppermost on Thanksgiving day In the minds of congressional leaders. STUDY PROGRAMS As they talked of their plans lor the coming session, now only four days off. emphasis was laid on pro- grams to stabilize commodity .prices, rehabilitate farms, exclude immigrant labor, spend more on pxibllc works and shut out low-priced Russian pro- ducts. One however, appeared definitely ruled out as a cause for joy among tax payers, on this day. That is continuance of the present lew income tax rate. Representative Hawley, chairman of the house ways and means committee, thinks it's out, snd he is the man who will have to act to keep it in force. Just because all appear anxious to help the country, however, Is no sign of harmony in the ranks over how this shoxild be done. Democratic Senator McKellar, of Tennessee, for instance, yesterday declined to join in any anti-filibustermg agreement, claiming the administration forces In the house have engaged in just that sort of tactics against legislation originated by Democrats or western independents in the senate. MEMBERS BUSY On the other side Republican chairman, Snell. of the house rules committee, smilingly expressed his thanksfulness this day at being "alive to light Democrats." But here are some of the things they are doing: Chairman Johnson of the house immigration committee, is at work on permanent immigration restric- tion proposals, to bar for all time the entry of aliens "who wuold Interfere with economic conditions." Chairman Dowell of the house roads committee is drawing up a new plan for larger-than-ever federal highway aid to the states. Representative Aswell, Democrat, Louisiana, is preparing an adminis- tration supported plan for seed and fertilizer loan fund for farmers or drought areas. Senator Capper .Republican, Kan- sas, predicts a three-fold farm aid program including more for the farm board; legislation curb- ing future sales on commodity ex- changts and the seed and fertilizer ;oan proposal. AWAIT MESSAGE Senator Steiwer, Republican. Ore- gon, is drafting a bill to amend the tariff act by making effective next March stringtnt rules against convict- produced goods. Meanwhile, he has asked the treasury for a lull Investi- gation of Russian lumber production, in relation to convict labor. Others are engaged In similar tasks. Most of these plans are to some degree tentative, while the members await the message of President Hoover in which he will set out the aims he has In mind for the congress. Mr. Hoover is at work on. this paper now. Its actual contents probably will not be known until next Tues- day, second day of the session when it Is customary for the presidential message to be read. OSLO. Norway, Nov. Frank B. Kellogg, former Amer- ican secretary of state, today was awarded the Nobel peace prize for 1929. Mr. Kellogg was elected a Judge of the world court last September after a distinguished career Jn American j statecraft. His name was mentioned for the Nobel prize sometime ago In connec- HEATED ARGUMENT FEATURES GENEVA ARMS CONFERENCE GENEVA, Nov. 27. Titans of the preparatory dis- armament conference exchanged rhetorical blons today In a heated debate over relative ob- ligations of the victors and the vanquished In the world war, with Count Von Bernstorff of Germany and Lord Cecil of Eng- land In the thick of the fight- ing. The conflict centered about the new French thesis that the victors have the option of re- ducing armaments or leaving the situation as it is. Von Bernstorff, primed for this struggle, said lie would feet Justified in against the whole tentative convention draft If it contained such a proposal, and the aged Britisher sprang In unexpectedly with a charge that Germany's delegate was ob- structing the whole conference. Masslgli of France, who had been expected to take a leading part In the discussion, merely stated his country's position and sat back while Von Bernstorff and Lord Cecil fought It out. NEW YORK. Nov. 27 su- preme coxirt Jury considering charges of office bartering against Martin J. Healy. Tammany district leader, and Thomas T. Tommauey, today reported a disagreement and was discharged. CAN'T AGREE For more than twenty-two hours the jury had been deliberating on the evidence in connection with the accusation that Healy and Tommaney accepted money to procure former Magistrate George F. Ewald his post on the bench. Again and again they had. told Su- preme Court Justice McCook they were unable to reach a unanimous decision but he had repeatedly sent them back into their room. The state contended that Mrs. Ewald sent 810.000 to Healy through Tommaney about the time of her husband's appointment. Mr. and Mrs. Ewald also are under indictment awaiting trial. The jury retired yesterday forenoon after nine days spent in hearing testi- mony. As the hours dragged by they reported several times they un- able to reach a decision, but were told to try again. TNCERTAIN OF LAW This morning one of the Jurors handed a note to the Judge indicat- ing there was disagreement concern- ing the laws on circumstantial evi- dence. Much of the evidence before the Jury was of that nature. CHICAGO. Nov. 27 dress suit Mrs. Alma McGill said her hus- band. William, donned and doffed in his office in secret before he saun- tered forth to night clubs will have to be provided with a new place to hang, by virtue of the Judicial recog- nition taken of it by Judge John J. Sullivan. The judge issued an injunction re- straining McGill from disposing of it and ordered it impounded as evi- dence In Mrs. McGill's separation suit. DETROIT. Nov. Walters, twenty-six years old, of Omaha, Neb., hanged himself In his tion with his activities increasing the cell In the county jail today while Kellogg-Briand peace pact. awaiting the start of his trip to the The prize has been awarded to four Michigan branch prison at Marquette, _ wTim-A tt'ftn nnvf> hpiriin a con- Other Americans. Theodore Roosevelt in 1906; Elihu Boot in 1912; Woodrow Wilson in 1919, and Ambassador Charles G. Dawes in 1925. Mr. Kellogg thus become the sec- ond American to win a Nobel prize this year. Sinclair Lewis recently re- ceived the Nobel award in literature for 1930, for his novel, "Babbitt." Modern Woodmen Official Is Dead KANSAS CITY, Nov. ert Reuben Smith, sixty-seven years old, chairman of the board of direct- ors and chairman of the finance com- mittee of the Modern Woodmen of America, died at his office here yes- terday, the victim, of a heart attack. where he was to have begun a sen- tence of from thirty to forty years for robbery. Walters was sentenced November ID by Recorder's Judge John A. Boyne for holding up a gasoline station last January 11. lice record. 'Walters had a long po- Blizzard in Middle- West Continues to Add to Its Toll of Death and Misery Hunters Seek Wild Animals In Hills After They Gain Freedom from Cages Cars Sprayed with Gasoline Set. Ablaze As Troupe Sleeps During Night MEXICO CITY, Nov. bears, tigers and elephants, wild in a new-found freedom fiom circus cage and corral, roamed the Guanajuato mountains today as charro and ha- cienda owners banded to track them down and either kill or return them to captivity. MANY INJURED At Irapuato eighteen members of the Beas circus, one of the largest in Mexico, lay in hospital beds, badly burned from fire which swept their tiaiii early yesterday, killing from twelve to twenty of their associates and loosing the menagerie. Many of the injured were not expected to live. The fire ocrlined at Guadalupe station, near Irapuato, where the cir- rus train was being switched. Some of the roaches were backed into tank cars filled with gasoline. The fluid, sprayed onto the vooden coaches, caught file, and in a few minutes the entire tram was in flames. Circus performers and employes, clad in nightclothes, escaped from the coaches as best they could, only America Provides Food and Prospects for Jobs for Army of Unemployed New York Gives 450 Tons Of Food to Needy; Other Places Do Likewise BY 'HUE ASSOCIATED PRESS America came forward with a gen- erous outpounng of Thanksgiving day v land.s and future prospects of to give its army of .something to be thankful for. NONE GO HUNGRY From coast to coast and from Great t Lakes to Gulf, charit- j able organizations and ordinary citl- zens joined to sec that none went hungiy. On all sides the watchword, was: "No one must go without a Thanksgiving dinner." Here are some of the things the big cities did: New mayor's unemploy- ment committee distributed 450 tons of food to needy families. Other or- either delivered food or invited the poor in from the streets to time A committee of bankers and business men gave its ten thousandth job to an unemployed family head. CHICAGO Chantablp organiza- tions and citizens assured its unem- ployed and other unfortunates a day of thanksqivine with plenty of food for all Thousands of provisioned baskets were delivered to destitute families. Scores of restaurants fed all worthy comers free o' charge and turkey feas.ts also were spread at free lodging houses, refuges and public institutions. FOOD DI--rRIBl TED Chicago's War on Crime Is Gaining Results Believe City Officials Second Public Enemy Given Sentence; Convicted Man Tries to Argue Case CHICAGO, Nov. auth- orities behind Chicago s drive against 'public scoieci time by sending back to the peniten- tiary for thirty years, James (Fur) Sammons, beer gang gunman, who has been at odds with the law for more than thirty years. LITTLE CEREMONY With little or no ceremony, but with the utmost precision, the gray- ing gangster was returned to the penitentiary at Joliet vesterday, thus becoming the second "public enemy" to be put behind state At Joliet Sammons joined George (Red) Baikcr, another "public enemy" and alleged labor racketeer, recently committed like Barkei, was .sent back to pusoii as a parole violator Eight Men on Trial Today For Their Lives Appear To Be Little Concerned Judges, Lawyers, Police and Defendants All Smoke As Movie Cameras Grind MOSCOW, Nov. lawyer with a cigarette in his hand shot unioi j questions in a firm voice at a black- Sam- j bespectacled man on trial for his life in the Soviet "house of col- umns' today while four judges, Chief Justice John blowing clouds of smoke over the courtioom bent forward to listen. This is the way they conduct a tiial for in Russia. The de- fendant, as the proceedings resumed tn-ip.y M. Kuprlanov. one of eight men chained with fomenting a fan- tastic plot to overthrow the P. McGoorty of the criminal cour following a ruling by Attorney Gen- eial Oscar E. C'arlstrom that his parole on a murder charge in 1923 was il- legal, Sammons made a futile plea on his ovn behalf and then was quick- J Iv hustled away in an automobile to Joliet At one time he was under I to meet a new peril, the maddened I PHILADELPHIA Thousands of animals which weie getting loose baskets of food were distributed and from their cages as the fire burned hundreds of turkey dinners v ere cais, about them. served tuiEmplojed by ciue, chant- BEVSTS KIILEH able and social organizations. The Finally guns were secured and some 'salvation Army was host to one thou- were ?and children at a turkey dinner with all the tummlngs In Lu Lu temple. Los Angeles Free Thanksgning dinners were provided approximately stopped on the track nearby- und I ton t'i-'.cm'l bv vaiir s while the Chamber of Commerce and council worked on plans to pro- vide more jobs and establish a city of the more ferocious beasts killed. The others fled. A passenger train to Guadalajara, dispatches to Excelsior said, was some of the lions entered the coaches. Frightened passengers broke out win- dows of their berths to escape. The elephants stampeded once they unemployment fund. Individuals and of destruction. The passenger train from Mexico broke from their cars, and raged many small organizations fed and through the town cutting a swathe I clothed hundreds. Detroit. Estimated minimum of twenty t.iousand meals gnen unem- ployed and destitute by organized chanty and others. The of a drug store chain contributed five hundred baskets of food. Several restanrants served free dinners. A thousand men will be given work clearing the streets of snow, and five million dollars in municipal work re- cently approved by the city council will provide jobs for an additional two thousand. ATI.ANTX GENEROUS was unnecessary for anvone to go without Thanksgiving dinner here. A community kitchen for unemeplos'ed, backed by restau- rants and private donors, distributed meals for ts-o cents to all who applied. City arrived at Guadalajara ten hours late today because of the delay at the scene of the circus train blaze. TWELVE KNOWN DEAD Passengers aboard the train said that they had seen the charred re- mains of bodies of twelve persons re- moved from the debris of the train. Others were believed dead. SENT TO PR CALCUTTA. Nov. sentences were inflicted today by a special tribunal upon persons con- victed of participation in the attack on the Chittagong armory in April. Six of the armory's defenders were killed in the assult. Di's. Narayanchandra Roy, Ehupal and Bose were sentenced to trans- portation for twenty years and four- teen years rigorous imprisonment. Three others were sentenced to twelve years transportation and eleven years imprisonment. The transportation and imprisonment senteces in each case will run concurrently. Two of the accused were acquitted and two received the king's pardon. PLANE IN LISBON LISBON, Portugal, Nov. The -German seaplane DO-S arrived here this afternoon after a four-hour flight from Corunna, Spain. Great crowds watched the big ship circle the city and gathered at the landing place as she dropped upon the water. This was to have been the starting point of a transatlantic flight to New York, but apparently the Dormers, designers anfi builders of the ship, have abandoned that project. They are still considering, however, an al- ternative plan to cross the South Atlantic to Brazil some time next month or in January. Before that flight begins the ship is to receive a thorough overhauling. rlcket Star Dead MANCHESTER, England, Nov. T. Tyldesley, the famous Lan- cashire cricketer, died suddenly to- day. Barrett, a saloonkeeper in 1903, but the penalty was commuted to a fiftv years sentence, and Carlstiom ruled the parole law clid not apply to com- muted sentences. BU'K IN CELL "Your I read the war- rant'" Sammons askec! Judge Mc- Goorty who nodded Arguing that he was eligible for parole "sam- mons turned to Sfate's Attorney John A. Swaiison and said: "Mr. Swanson. you re a smart man: you ought to know the he got no further, for at this poult. P. J. Barry, state superintendent of sirn for thr stat" r f paroles and pardons stepped up end ordered the prisoner to "conic along The judge indicated his assent and within a very short time Sammons vas inside gates once more. There lie vas given his oW "8838-C" and led away to .'.in cell. Thus Sammons became t.pe ninth of the twenty-eight "p iiT.mes" named by the Chicago CTU.V. mis- cion, removed, least, from illegal businesses _y (Turn to Page Two) CHICAGO, Nov. was cold in Chicago yesterday, but so Police Sergeants William Bergen and John Shanahan figured they had a right to be suspicious of Edward Scott when he sauntered out of a Loop hotel, garbed in two overcoats. All 'of which explains why they ar- rested him and then went to a flat where they said they found twenty- five overcoats, which did not belong to Scott. Police said he implicated two other men. NEW YORK, Nov. Belasco, theatrical producer, today was reported ot have passed a com- fortable night and to be in improved condition. He has been suffering from pneumonia for ten days Assoociates said a report that his condition had taken a turn for the vorse was incorrect. foreign pov ers Professor I. K Ramzin. aparently the arch-plotter, looked himself more like a judge than a defendant. He to the bench, with a set of courd magnifiers at his ears so that lie could more leadily hear the testi- i mom. He busied himself continually I making notes, and followed every with eiger interest. An American would have thought t'.us -was all part of a movie set. Great batteries of bright lights illuminated the huge room and movie cameras weie 111 operation "shooting" the de- 1 fendants. the court and the spectators 1 from rt.i angles. 'TRlMtNI-Rs I NrHRTURBED the Soviet soldiers who stood about the little enclosure where the eight defendants sat seemed to take i this trial lightly. They wandered about the courtroom frequently, leav- ing their charges to themselves. As for the prisoners, they smoked as incessantly as anyoiip else, and ap- i to he unperturbed. i The spectators filled the courtroom 1 and a long line of ticket holders v aiied otite'.de the building Kuprlanov recited the details of the alleged plot, and was naming French officials as parties to the intrigue when the court stopped him and an- nounced that thereafter if foreign goiernments are to be named that i sort of testimony would be taken in closed sessions. Then the witness i "I think." said he, "that by expos- ing these plans to overthrow the gov- ernment he will help to destroy them. Full exposure -will disarm foreign in- tervention, because it is Impossible without help from within Russia" EMlERSTAFE Jurist About to Be Married FreesGirlWhoWillBeBride EVANSTON, 111., Nov. may have been luck, or it may have en coincidence, but Miss Rachael mg struck it Just right when she "I was she said, "to my dressmaker for my wedding dress. I am going to be married next week." appeared Tjefore Magistrate Harry H. j "So am said the magistrate: Pr.ri.rn. rHeiniRsorf Porter for speeding CHICAGO, Nov. 27 Fred Ber- nard, sign painter out of a regular job promised his wife and four chil- dren they would have a turkey din- ner today, when he left home Tues- day night, regardless of their finan- cial circumstances. Two policemen shot and killed him, however, when they said he refused to halt at their commands, shouted after they saw him running with three turkes's taken from a butcher shop He was one of two men killed Tuesday night while try- ing for a -turkey dinner, but was not identified until today. Stephen Kanate, a butcher who re- mained in his shop last night to guard his stock of turkeys, shot and killed Anthony Bobkus, twenty four years old. tenant in the same build- ing, when he mistook him, he said, for a burglar. City in Danger COQUIMBO, Chile, Nov. A disastrous fire, roaring through the business section of the city, today destroyed three office buildings and threatened to spread to another, _ BALTIMORE, Nov. men from two towns v ere called to- day to battle a woods fire which burned to within oue hundred feet of a powder magazine at the plant of the E. I Du Pout De Nemours Com- pany near here. A spark from a locomotive was be- lieved to have started the blaze. It was extinguished by back-fires and brooms and shovels by fire companies from Rosedale and Essex, nearby towns. A caretaker at the sixty-four-acre property said that onlv a small quantity of dynamite and blasting powder is stored in the brirk powder magazine. He said the bulk of these explosives is in vaults constructed of armor plate. HAMBURG Germany, Nov. 27.-HVP) naut'cal station here today re- ceived a telegrpm from the Alfred Wegener Greenland expedition, the first word from the explorers In near- ly two months. The message, stating that all members of the party were relieved the anxiety which had been felt for the scientists within the past week. TO LEAVE CELL FRESNO Cal. Nov. 27. Al- fred Boeones got himself into jail and wouldn't get out when his time was up. It took a court order to get him out yesterday. The petition for the release was filed by Sheriff W. J. Jones, who said Boeones has been taking lip space in the jail for no good reason at all. The man was held October 22 as a material witness in the case of Joe Rodriguez, charged with a felony as- sault. A week ago Rodriguez pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pnson. Boeones could have gotten out at that time but didn't want to. He just stuck around waiting for the Thanksgiving feast of roast pork and tnmmmgs PITTSBURGH. Nov. 27 of the two bandits who held up the Dixie shoe store in McKeesport last night almost forgot that today is Thanksgivine. The bandits were about to leave with they had removed from, cash drawers and the safe, when one of them suddenly stopped at the door and addressed the manager and a clerk huddled in a corner. Say, tomorrow's Thanksgiving, ain't he exclaimed. The hold-up victims gloomily ad- mitted it was. "Well, he apologized, "this won't do, you boys will have to have something to celebrate with." He handed them twenty dollars and disappeared ___ Fate in Doubt of death for killing Patrick government, with the aid of several j PILOT LOST Eleven Lose Lives During Night; Bitter Cold Wave Causes Suffering j Stranded Motorists Given Thanksgiving Dinners by, Indiana Farmers VANCOUVER, B. C Nor. aviators were making plans to salvage two planes which crashed at Telegraph Creek, B. C., In prepar- ing for a takeoff to search for Capt. E. J. A. Burke and two companions, Pilot E. L. Wasson today arranged to make a second flight to the Burke plane which he sighted Monday. LOST LAST MONTH Burke was lost October 11, while returning from a prospecting flight to .the Liard river mining district. Wasson located the pfene in the head- watrs of the Liard river, where Burke apparently made a forced landing. Unfavorable weather since Monday has prevented Wasson from flying again to the scene. He hopes to find a message in the Burke plane telling what became of its three occupants. Two planes en route to search for the Burke party cracked up at Tele- graph Creek, B. C., yesterday while attempting to land on a frozen lake, j Pilot Harry Blunt's machine develop- j ed motor trouble and crashed into tree when Blunt attempted a quick i landing. It was virtually demolished. Blunt, however, escaped serious in- jury. GOES THROUGH ICE The other machine reached the lake but struck a soft spot and went through the Ice. The wings. catch- Ing on the ice, saved the plane from, submersion. W. J. Barrows narrowly escaped drowning. From Ketchikan, Alaska, and Prince Rupert, B. C., two United States navy planes and two Canadian machines planned to continue the search for Pilot Robin Renahan and two com-1 panlons, lost October 28 while flying j to aid in the Burke search. CANBERRA, Australia, Nov. I government today inaugurated a plan by which it hopes to make gold mining produce not only new wealth but also jobs for the country's unemployed. It announced that it would pay a bonus of five dollars an ounce on all gold produced In excess of last year's total production. This, it is hoped, will attract British capital and pro- vide jobs for fifty thousand workers. HAVANA, Nov. 3. M. Keith-Miller was held here this morn- ing awaiting weather reports before attempting a flight to Miami, Wash- ington and Pittsburgh. Her plane is not equipped with instruments for blind flying, and she hesitated to leave in the face of reported fogs between here and Florida. Doctors Loosen Plaster Cast So Boy Can Eat More Turkey LOS ANGELES, Nov. Fred Compagnon, Jr, being a small boy, had his own particular reason for being thankful today although he lies in a plaster cast on a hospital cot. Fred's tiiigh. was broken last weeS when he was knocked-, from his bi- cycle by an automobile. Yesterday he told his doctor the cast fit so tight he guessed he wouldn't be able to eat much, turkey. The surgeon adjusted the cast to give Fred plenty of room for easan- sion. CHICAGO, Nov. night of zero and near zero temperatures in the wake of widespread snowstorms today piled higher the cold drifts of misery and fatalities. ELEVEN DEAD Eleven deaths had been added ta the toll and though the weather bu- reau promised moderation of the se- vere cold in most of the Chicago fore- cast district, snow flurries were predicted to increase the blanked which covered much of middle Amer- ica. A night blizzard In Ohio brought five traffic deaths, and grounded all planes at Cleveland, three deaths oc- curred In Indiana and three mora were attributed to the cold wave in Chicago as the mercury dipped below zero in the suburbs. A blinding snow storm at Argos, Ind caused the death of a woman when her son-in-law drove in front! of e train. At West Terre Haute, Ind., a truck driver was killed when his machine skidded over an embank- ment Into a pond. A man at Misha- waka, Ind., was fatally injured when his car skidded and overturned. FALLS DEATH A Chicago window washer slipped from an Icy siil eighteen floors to his death, while a- fall. on- -ice- covered walk proved fatal to a wo- man. A switchman lost his life when he slipped and fell beneath the wheels of a locomotive. The zero belt included lows, whero five below was predicted as minimum, for parts of the state, sections of Wis- consin, and Western Minnesota and the Dakotas, where sub-zero temper- atures had already been touched as the cold wave started Its eastward spread the day before. Strenuous efforts were made to keep open highways in Indiana and Michigan. Ohio reported six Inches of snow in the last forty-eight hours. Besides several hundred unfortun- ates who passed the bitter night aC Chicago police stations, unemploy- ment shelters cared for upwards of 2300 jobless aud homeless. Throughout the North Central states, communications were hamp- ered by snow drifts. MOTORISTS STRANDED Reports from LaPorte, Ind., said that scores of stranded motorists were preparing to eat Thanksgiving- dinner there and at Valparaiso, Ind two occupants of a car were seriously injured when it struck and put out of commission a state snow plow. Re- ports to the Chicago Motor Club saicl that highways were blocked by a fourteen-inch snowfall In the vicin- ity of Niles, Mich. North America s coldest tempera- ture was reported yesterday at The- Pas, Manitoba, where it was fourteen, below. SNOW TV OHIO CLEVELAND. Nov. dug out from under a blanket ot snow today which was six Inches deep in the northeastern s-wtlon, while the temperature ranged from three degrees below zero at Mount; Healthy and two below at Wilming- ton and Oxford, to eight above at Cleveland. Six persons were killed as a result of the snowfall yesterday and last night. Five motorists died because of slippery pavements and snow cov- ered windshields. A boy was killed when he coasted under the wheels of a truck. COLD IN SOUTH ATLANTA, Nov. freezing weather gave the South au ideal atmosphere for Its Thanksgiv- ing Day sports. Snow fringed the mountains of Western North Carolina and dotted Virginia and Kentucky. The mercury rank to twenty above at Bristol, Va, last night and dropped through the low thirties in Georgia, Tennessee, and portions of Arkansas and Ala- bama. Stiff winds were helpful In lessen- ing frost In the extreme north por- tions of Florida, but a killing blan- ket was anticipated in other Atlantic coastal states. Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama looked forward to warmer weather, but the government predicted con- tinued cold in the rest of Dixie. Ct IS KILLED TBXAKRANA. Ark., Nor. Miss Roberta Bobbins, nineteen years old, of Little Rock, daughter of Har- old B. Robins, prominent lumberman, was killed and three men and a young woman of Shreveport, La., were In- jured when their automobile over- turned near Atlanta, last night.