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New Mexican (Newspaper) - May 19, 1927, Santa Fe, New Mexico Page Two SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN 'lliurscLiy, Alay H a N n e 11' s Commutations Chop 6 Centuries Off Convicts' Terms While the la lo A, T, llannutt, in a recent number of his Calumny Column, pointed, with expanded che.st to the vaunted feurcUy of his euber- natorlal ivtrdons while attempt [UK lo show the llcpuhlican governors were prodljral of Mich clemency, he lias been 'conspicuously silent on the sub- ject of commutations. Tltat he is hiding behind the scanty skirts of a tenuous technicality Is shewn by the prison records. commutations arc credited lo him by these records, plus 10 pjmlons. The discrepancy belwi'fr the.se figures and his, as to pardons, may be accounted for hy the fact thnt he Included reformatory und jail dons. The. .figures used hero apply unly to tho state prison. There is admittedly a difference be-i com mutations. However, when It comes_ to opening prison both have the same latler eventually If not now, and, at any rate, sooner than the trial intended. Some like limburghtr cheese; others Jlr. Hannett pre- ferred commutations whereas his predecessors, or most of them, trankly granted purdons. In his brief two years In tho gov- ernor's chair, Mr. HannftU lopped 590 years 4 Vi months off the terms of prisont-ra serving time in tho state penitentiary. Nearly -six that Is the differences between the aeftteaces imposed by the courts and the commuted sentences, alter Mr. Hannett jtot through whittling them Columbus PERSONS ARE ROUNDED UP IN LIQUOR RAIDS Four FineJ ud One Yet to Face NEW MEXICO LIBRARY NEWS the minimum sf ntcnces are used In arriving at the figuroa. 559- years 4 VI months, both the original find com- muted. Two that U men sentenced for tlio rest of their life-, were nmonp tho beneficiaries of Mr. Hannclt's commuting activity. For tho purpose of this newstory the time they would serve, or live in Imprisonment, was arbitrarily placed at 40 years. In the cuao of one, thus calculated, the com- mutation meant a cut ot 15 years and in tho case of tho other, S7 years. The others all liad definite sentences, in terms of years; tnoro accurately, fixed minimum fwntences, the system of "indeterminate" sentences being In in this etate. Seven of tbo commutatio As tho utter-math of raids lii-it nlxhl Jtxlorali counts' titul city officers plshl btlh-O to faro Ills Honor .Tudtfi- Mimm I 11. to- day, rillu-r In Ills capaclly as polltx- magistrate or .Justice of the iK-aiv, soino (tf tht- hfinK nmler Ihr nt'W si Rio Idw 111 id iilht'i1--, costs ouch whc-n they jjuiity 'aJiiznr thin AVilllam Wlnans, who lunch en i] I'd "Harvey house" ut rimululnpc ami streets; Mantiel Romero, 201 Kast Maulmt- an. Mrti. Uosin Ofana, t'erriltos The month oC April marked a milestone in Now Mexico's library dc- volopniojit because of visit to ihf: staid of Mini; Julia Merrill, csccu- tlvo wecietAiy of tln> committee on Library ICMimsic.n of the A. A. Mian Merrill dddrcfscd aluti jsumpa in lioswoll, (Jaliuu itnd Mnuin nnd Iho librarians of Albuquerque ami Las Crm-CH smaller yrunps tor the nom'rAl disens.sUfn of conditions by oiluc-aturw, newspaper men, i-mimy and city nUK-iuls and club i.t'l In Santa on April Hfllh ;i special TiLCi-tint; m' the N. M. Lil.rary association was held ut which thirteen librarians and library (i ustce-s wore prc.scnl. After a brief business a plan announced Eater. The March Sth. issue of "Ln. Resal- a semi-monthly paper published by the of tho (.'lovis IllKb liool, a special library edition. The fi-ont pase- hits an attractive pic- ture nf the Clovls library and the en- tire issucHs devoted to its growth from ita beginnings in a small. Inaccessible1 uoin in tho high school building to ilH present and Im- portant place in Clovis community life. I'ubllrthcd liptM of new books that tlm beat of contemporary Hicrftture la being botisht utid rcfcr- books, Nov.- Mexk'ana, cxtrt. cur- ricula r material, and macnxlnes have cmphasiS. Mrs- Pitcher, tho Library re par to r for Union county, tells of constant in circulation and interest In Clayton and ot of Interest in libraries for the consolidated schools. The Clayton Club has just celebrated its Hevcnth Annual Library. event to which members and quests are invited lo briiiu either a bouk a silver offering fur the library. This they collecrtcd flH.OO in cash and ICvlyn Hbuler, rhalxunou of the C'olfax I'ouuty Vubllclcy Unreau. Gnylord Iti-othere, Stockton, Ciill- f urn la, (dealers in library supplies) will free to nny librarian or school official the new booklet entitled "First Steps In Organizing tho School Tbn N. M. Mhntry nmioc (Jon has published for distribution n pttmphTct on "LSbmry Laws of Xew Mexico." Apply to tho librarian of the Hanta Pe Library for copies. Have you read the urllc-lc by Mlsa HMIiiKor, librarian of thn Cot lego of A, A M. Arts, on "New Library OppOi-tunlty It apuearcd in tbt- April 1st iKsuc of "The Library Journal." Faith......... .......Eleanor these, prosrams. Friday morning nt the Sage M> mortal Auditorium. The spculter is to IJG Dt-an MUchrll of the university. All rire cordially invited to attend CITY SCHOOLS Sy ncopaters to EXHIBIT SET Play for Legion FOR FRIDAY Work Done by Popils to' be on in Six Different Parts of Town The public animal exhibit Is for tomorrow and the work of the boys ami tlrJv will hn open lo inspection by their tHiri-uls and oliicrs arc interested between the of and 5 o'clock in thn aftcs-noon at the Catron. Gormlcy, Jlancoch htrcct, Agua Frla wtrnct, Canyon road and fiarcia streets, mid Upper Canyon lload f chont.s, Miss Isabel L. EcklPt, city school superintendent, announced today. Class room cf the Kind done every day by the pupils, is be- ing1 featured in the display rnthcr f. han sp ecla 1 ly 71 rep ;i re d wo r k The oxhlljita Incihidps written work, drawing', cltiy mod el ins, music and other work. In the domestic art .and domestic there; will lie .portions of food, t ienco department xhibits of heller IniyH, 100 -calorie color harmony In Hfcrvt1 dinner and drc-.sscw In the manual training, nov- .fltle.-s chairs. rhe.Mw, lf-lephonr iiicTu-H, tables, iucchanif.il drawing nnd other of the student.' a workmanship. All part'hl.s are invited to .see the P. SEEK SLAYER OF BUCHANAN MAN Ihr- -V. .M v.s t-f tin- fc.mrnl i-n> state- arc tlil-s mnrniiiK in ;i n oIU-i] by lo interrupt llir- fliylH wjinterl in i of Mote- Tunvr :.l liurh ul o'clock niwli The killintt is lo Ii; of ;t ijujirri-l OV.T :i Juc iiiolli 'J'llinf.'l', llVl-H llfrl'O to light Turrifr was a widower T, jur ot fruil. J OFFICIAL NOTES TJu: Tuturofcit Tie v, tout j'ijL- Tijl'iro.J Dance Tonight ITaui Crawford and his I.nuistana IcrK will phty for the dance, lo he pifon by Jlontoya y Montoyn post I American Legion hall tonight. They are probably the moftt popular fiivolinK musicians to have played ri-centty. On their last apptar- im'c (hi-y drow a record break Toniffht'.H nppearancc may be tbuir to Santa I-V. "Tho aimi-lot iitturncy'K office oiK-ratinK with tin- frdcrnl a ilEi-s in prohilnliun." KIK! Assistant Attorney Arlluir A, i-irwli this morninp. jiolifjc ami sheriffs of fire alsu aro ivitfi thoin und arc doing our utmost to trlean, up. Our wishi'.i to act in iiccorrt ivitli tho administration polic-ioK of Coverniiv Dillon." Offici'i-y J. (I. T-ovnto ;incl I.fandrct Hcna, was with the famous flyirif: several years. led the raids last nltfht nntl had tho assistance of poLiuo force nml sheriff's office. This niornhiy llndur Shoi-ift Ike Ahirld nerved tht- witrnints lujfiiod liy on coin- piainlH based tin- the i niRht be f ore. Tim office IM nlso visted Ti-Miume I lust iiiKht but finmcl nothing Uirro. I j _ new books. f By Angry Women tos Jlny C luls, former president o[ the Julian corpntntton, was by u crowd of npiHircntly nngry iK'ii when lie llm jury, IcgoU rock ai t-ft lli hi leaving iho bulltllttK by elevator. J-os Ciillf... Jlay 1 financCK of Po-' trolcum corporation, sn'.juut of rumor and conjecture for even before trading in its Ktuck was recently sus- pended, Mistalned more complications today with tho announcement that nver-isfsucd preferred btnek of the con- ,cern tutalled more thuti LOB AtiRclc-B, CM I.. May (AP) Marilyn nuislonl conieily Htnr, nd Iior husbnnd, Jack Pick ford, mo- Ion picture ftctor, havo come to tho K of the way, and will peck a llvorco In I'arts early in Juno, Plok- >jrd admitted liito lust night. T'lckford revealed that lila wife, who 10w la in Chicago, would nail tor >'ranea shortly. He aald he would fol- her abroHd a short llmo lator and L Tarle tribunal would petltioiicd 'or a dlvorco on tho grounds of Hoi b at ho be said, tn iLmi J.ilsy Miller will HOL bt.> forced to eatablJah a rcsiilerci' in France. He his wife Tvll! ho roprcaflnled ii the French courts by Dudley Flald Slalom' uf Now York. 'We irted a year'a admitted, "in order lo avoid a divorce, but finally decided that wo tvero tempera mentally unsulted for each other, rind decided to quit." I'lekford flatly denied that a third party was tho cause of thu divorce, and said: "Wo nro ns pooil friends as ever atitl the divorce Is a matter of mutilal consetit. I hiivc only thfi re- gard for Mlfa Ulllor. Sho la a splendid actress and I wish bor nothing but the greatest sin From time to time reports declarer JM'O, married in what was por- impn Hollywood's most brilliant soda function In 19Z2. had separated, but both were emphatic In thctr dcnfnls The. ceremony, performed on July ook placo at PJckfair, the homo uf y Tickford, bis BiaLer, and Dodg- Falrbankn, antl attended Ii elite of fllmdom, Auto Take For
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