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   Syracuse Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1931, Syracuse, New York                             THE HERALD is the Only Syracuse Newspaper with Complete Wire and'Cable Reports of Both the- ASSOCIATED PRESS and the UNITED SYRACUSE HERALD CITY UPSTATE'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER INDEPENDENT Owned and Made in Syracuse Heart of Nation'! Industrial Empire EDITION VOL. 54, NO. SYRACUSE, N. Y., WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 18, 1931. THREE CENTS BONUS REPORTED AS HOOVER PROTESTS Knight Graft Charges Launch N. Y. C. Inquiry Fight 2 Westchester Votes Decide Fate of Move Roosevelt and Walker Both Come Under G.O.P. Fire Both Parties Primed Democrats Assail Motive of Proposed Investi- gation By the King's Side Syracuse Herald Bureau Albany, Feb. 18 Debate on the Republican spon- sored resolution proposing a legisla- tive investigation of the affairs of New York City began in the Senate today after a.cloee call of the House had assured Republican and Demo- cratic leaders of a lull voting strength. A vote on the. measure was expected before the day's session was adjourned. The success or 'allure of the reso- lution, backed by the Republican State chairman, W. Ktngsland Macy. depended entirely on the Senate and especially upon the vote of the two Westchester County senators, Sea- bury C. Masticlc and Walter W. Westall. The Assembly two weeks ago passed the resolution over the vote of the. five Westchester Repub- lican assemblymen. Democrats op- posed the measure unanimously. Since that time, Westall and Macy have been cited as holding fast to the stand of Ward and the five as- semblymen. Nothing to indicate a change in the attitude of the two men had beea. evidenced at the begin- ning of the 'debate. The Republicans maintain a Senate majority by the marfcin ot one vote. The measure was brought up In the Senate shortly after the session begr-n under a report of the committee on rules, making the resolution the im- mediate order ol business, with de- bate limited to a half hour, to be di- vided between the Republicass and Democrats. Minority Leader Bernard Downing i-ald he would not object to the pro- cedure, although he expressed sur- prise that the resolution was not brought out in the regular way by report of the committee to which it had been referred. Senator Downing Jokingly suggested that Mr. Macy attend the session so that he might the Senate what to do. Opening the debate. Senator John m. Knight, majority leader, declared that the main purpose of the resolution to remedy the corrupt conditions re- vealed" in New York City, so they can be prevented !n the future. "I can't ewhy any member of this House, in view of the evidence of corruption which has already been revealed, can vote to defeat this reso- said Senator Knight, Declaring that Mayor Walker had shirked his responsibility, he said that Governor Roosevelt also had failed to act. "Last year we passed ft under which the Governor was au- thorized to appoint his own commls- flon of Ore men. rr.cn of his own choosing. 1o conduct an investigation, and he pavcvus the weakest exhibi- tion of executive authority I have politics. "Wtlh full power to men of hit own chewing to make this In- vestigation of a very condi- tion whJch was then apparent, the Governor traded his responsibility by to ridicule. His evasion the responsibility WB.I unworthy ft She JikJi pofJtksn ae holds. "Under the Mwrlftnd Act lie GOT- t-mw can a commits! cm to the of any depart- ment of Stale W Stale official. Our lart year merely extended the frf power oy prcn-MUnr the OOTtrnor riiRlrt tmnaliwlen to officials Monarchists Save Spain's Government Aznar Selects Cabinet After Republicans Lose Chance Censorship Is Kept Madrid Atmosphere Less Tense but Troops Stand Guard QUEEN" VICTORIA OF SPAIN Fraud Charge Made in Bank OfU.S.Case Van Tuyl Admits Some- thing Irregular in Loans In Position to Help At Steuer Inquiry Director "Doesn't Recall" Pasisng on Loans New York, Feb. 18 first direct charge of "fraud" In operation of the now closed Bank of United States was made today by George C. Van Tuyl, Jr.. former State banking commissioner and a. director of the bank and Its affiliated Bantus Cor- poration. Under questioning by Deputy At- torney General Max D. Steuer. Van Tuvl admitted there was "fraud somewhere" in the approval by direc- tors of in loans which he did not recall having passed upon. He would "not dare hazard a guess" as to where it was. he said. Vftn Tuvl sad he signed the di- rectors meeting minutes as secretary of the bank's executive committee, but he insisted the loans never had been brought up in his presence nor >ad he known that approval was re- corded when he attached his slgna- ,ure Other directors testified they remembered nothing of the subject thcc loans. Steuer pointed out. "Doesn't that indicate he asked. "It looks us If fraud or a mistaken Judgment had occurred." Van Tuyl the minutes without knowing about the loans: was this a fraud on "I would not go that Jar." "Well what woud you ca II? "Wei it docs ook as if had been fraud jwmewhere." Van Tuyl said Van Tuyl also charged officers of the bank with "reckless" conduct and disclosed that late In the banks career the executive committee had rotcd to permit no wore loans on real eslAtc security the oElrers "Sept slipping them in by mSfTeprc- 'Of Slate rffltiaUf.. Mfcc of Unr Nrw Tcrt, he Ms duly, not -only rate S. Column 4? of Brven Kill f a hy TrniJi lit Easl. SJTHCIIBP Ganc Klllpfl Womon Mlmlnp Htmbitia Jury to Trv Iill8 inr In IOCBH1 Oat Wmnan Dice from Pal) i Prntrrums Prop-itns SBOOSD SECTION 3 aSKi Grnii Until Puce Madrid, Feb. IS Juan Bautista Aznar formed a cabinet to succeed that of General Damaso Berenguer today and at one o'clock this afternoon its members took the oath of office befoer the King and assumed charge of the government. The members of the new cabinet are: Admiral Aznar, premier; General Berenguer, secretary of war; Juan De La Cierva, public works; Juan Vcntosa, treasury; Count De Bugallal, economy; Duke of Maura, labor; Mar- quis De Hoyos, Interior; Marquis Alhucemas, justice; Count De Ro- mances, foreign affairs. This list leaves vacant the ministry of marine and the ministry of In- struction. Admiral Aznar himself temporarily will act as minister of marine, but both portfolios are ex- pected to be filled shortly. The admiral, it was said in official circles, is in delicate health and was induced to accept the heavy task which now is his only by an appeal to his patriotism. General Berenguer also Is not well :d it was considered doubtful that he would he able lo participate ac- tively In the" new-gorernment. Admiral Aznar, oldest ranking Cpanish naval officer, was called by King Alfonso to form a, .Spanish government based upon representa- tion of all the Monarchist groups, who had agreed in a midnight meet- Ing to forget their differences and rally to support of the throne. Admiral Aznar was minister of ma- rine in the cabinet which preceded the Prlmo cle Elvera coup d'etat. The new government marked a right about face In the attitude of King Alfonso, who in his selection Moncoy of Jose Antonio Sanchez Guerra as premier designate gave tacit consent to a constitutional con- vention which would have shorn the throne of much of its power and perhaps altogether changed the form of the Spanish government. The new government, while its prozram has not been announced, probably will seek constitutional re- vision but to a limited degree. Like its predecessor, the ministry of Gen- eral Berenguer. who resigned Satur- day, an attempt will be made to restore parliamentary government at CongressEnds Louis Wolheim, Bad Man Deadlockon Of Screen, Succumbs Muscle Shoals Hollywood After Operation FLOYD L. CARLISLE n House and Senate Con- ferees in Agreement After 10-Year Rift U. S. to Make Power Build Transmission Line and Lease Nitrate Plant, Is Plan End Comes Suddenly to Reducing Fatal Actor, Graduate of Cornell Tried to Cut Weight Abdominal Ailment Was Brought About by Strict Diet Washington, Feb. 13 10- Los Angeles, Feb 18 b _ Wolheim, bad man ot the screen out year-old deadlock between and I ol HollylTOOd) Senate over Muscle Shoals legisla- mswcrcfl. "You slgrj Carlisle May Link Up Big Power Forces Niagara Hudson Head Elected Chairman of New York Edison Co. Now N.Y. Power Czar Roosevelt's St. Lawrence Plans Must Have Carl- isle-Morgan Assent the earliest possible time. Today's development, which critics of the King called the working out of another transitory cabinet, found The capital quiet and without the (Concluded on rape 2. Column 2) Girl Flier Fights Powerful Utilities For Airport Saf ety Albanv. and the Gandhi Is Cheerful After 3-Hour Parley With Viceroy Irwin J.YW Delhi, Mnhntrrm Osnflhl 18 Mnnrrm the Tjceroy of India, Wpethrr jor tac a W Miw ninw Smith, holder of many records lor women In Ihc air. The bill WRS jcponsorcd by Patrick H Sullivan, New Tort: and was sttucjcffl by lor the lone the long Wand ]rft arn'rifit wralnc art Mfll to   utilities grouns having assets in ex- j Q cess of Sl.500.000.000 and the linking, in. the near future, of upstate water power and New York City steam elec- tric power. With Mr. Carlisle as chairman of the two systems, both of which arc IS old :n transportation clashed at a hearinc before the Join' legislative committees on publi service on a proposal to remove all j electrical transmission within 2.000 feet ot a recognised airport. A slim 0rl. representing "he 5icw .jsntportatlon, aviation, was. Tnoed with a Jcssl lineup representing rail- and power companies, who Tacts her re- among the largest power producers In the country, "he is believed in a strategic position to put through plans "for connecting the two organi- zations. The plans, which have been tentatively discussed for a long time and have'beer, the subject for much comment and study, call for a two- way exchange of power. In norms! times, it is pointed out, economics in production can be ef- fected by having New York City draw on the water power products upstate and so be able to reduce the amount of coal normally required to produce steam-electric power. In times of drought, or when other con- ditions affect the production of (Cnnrludril on Paste 2. Column S) Jules Jusserand, Ex-Ambassador to U.S., Is 76 Today Paris. Feb. 18 Juswranil. for a generation an outstanding member of the diplomatic corps in Washington, where he was French In Carbondale Roof Cave-in Scranlon. Pa.. Feb. IS are reported to have been crushed to death today in a cave-In of roof in the Powderly mine of the Hudson Coal Company at Carbon- 1 The men reported dead are: Frank John Caruso. Thomas Chad- wick. John Roglsh and Alex Bogav- llch. ail from the Carbondale area. Four rnuto also were Silled in the hucc fsll. which covers a wide area, A worker named Tclcrlco managed to rapo with body braises. Davis to Represent ij vC A 3Omen favors, however, all rca.wr.aSlt acv.o lo amiin iupoa ?art o: .he Caltws stlt! nn TrWVt 1 n 1 __________ L a T'V Washington, Feb. IS in Measure Herkimer and Seneca Falls on Slate Consid- ered by House support of the So futile attempt TO substitute it. Those voiing against the bill were Chairman Smoot and Senators Beed of Pennsylvania and Bingham of Those for the measure were: 3e- jnibEcans. Watson. Shortridge. Coii- 3ens. Keves, LaFollette and Thomas of Idaho. Democrats, Simmons, Harrison, George, Walsh, Massachu- setts; Bar-dey, Thomas of Oklahoma, and Connaily. Senator Sing, Democrat, TJtali. withheld his The motion bill witho-j Housa by Sen- Washington. Feb. 13 sec- j Senate foreign relations committee j ond deficiency bill carrying j today rejected the Niagara Falls j to care for exigencies in vari- j oower treatv wiih Canada uaaal- j oiis government departments this j j year and allocating 559.940.000 for j _ Th" treaty has been pending be- j public buildings trough the coun- j' fore the committee for some j try was received today by the j' and provided for the allocation of j Ko-ose from its Appropriations Core- additional power from the Falls j raittee. both Canadian and United States j This is_the last   its part OCT.- j fcr the asr niBll. oemwJ. ought oo '-his wcrt direct i tuilfliscs projcclit out- I and not enter contract with i -_vc of Columbia, the private power oosir-asus pay j nia.ae the lollowini: 1he price which is Sere to1 si.27D.ODO fcr fichtlr.c Ilrcs -VaTf MeanJ coaunltwe. Killed When Plane Hits Schoolhouse i be paid." yrnir that not IS (CPK-ThTre nsr.ic aviators were V.Mefl to- Any .mfl the aufiltoriuai -ol an arrlr- rthcol WRS a naval firnplanc ourit fire 2n fllshl n'na in shlrwfca rrrfprtinr. TJje plane ncUac as (mflflenly Jritn It Jell rm 1he prMX'l MiSHtfirtum, Itmlt.lnc tte ktrurturf. (145.000. Bcllrfor.tr. ?a.. jipKofSfc. X. Y, rostcflce aad ome M75.POO.  irv-n.ui ._. wwV1_- ._ rssv" S Hunflrt-fls AnceJes fina 2 -rf R state, ftwlcmrfl to the IjnttlWhip hrr bc-fly hlflflrn nr-6r where the -coat Tou'rid. MennwWlr. DtT'uty ShrrlfS BlaSe Mawm of Diero Ccrunly was In frpm a rtai n-comd ari-cTV of noe t-rlf-l. chwlty Hospital The American Lepsn i its Happen tae Howe SHI j has urged Its a-dop-lion Taj i .Senate tritt'out -chsage in orfier la it to the "KTilte Bcrase ttiH The text or Mr, letter ftfllotm: "T have tlven thcrofjat So TOOT crocrt that 1 ttianla to yen! 'M the Senate Ttasace lw my trpcm the "bill pataea Tyf Eoujtc ot CTeaKlDK Joans to 'WofiA upon the no-cajled 11011 ocrtlflcnte. In view of trie tmw remnindtij in the jiemioti lor severed Police wua thry Mwm of Diero Cm-nty was he -waikln- MsTliji Phoemx. Arlr... rf-portej ,1 wuSSl VM ffen in i il-tw-a 1-. sri-wal Cays with CTra- 1 Mm. "The ntsro flrew a iml'B. tlMfcefl 7 shall cooiply -with your "The proposal Si to autaonzs 18 tr'p Ifi 11 tAlppsfl 1-o Its trtt TJtltiBct. the ilEljert Priucie t-J Brtlrlan rail Jert i to rps titt Icvd. Mayor Walker to Go on Vacation TUcv tt> hie nflvlcs aM JMJWW tBtnre TYtore M I er-iivjan TOU or-w. rwitfioji la- OtKSat frxxv m "Ori trajti tttjw 1 em tij >s sn53. 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