Coshocton County Democrat, December 27, 1927

Coshocton County Democrat

December 27, 1927

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Coshocton County Democrat, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1927, Coshocton, Ohio If ull leased Wire Keport of The United Press THE CHRONICLE-TELEGRAM Founded Sept 1833 toe ELYKIA, OHIO, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1927 WKATHJGK FOKKCAKT: PERROR STRICKEN "FOX" IN LOS ANGELES J IESTROYERS, DIRIGIBLEJH HUNT FOR PLAN Vitness For Remus Sentenced To Jail For Contempi ICKMAN LOSES HIS AIR OF BRAVADO AND IS CRINGING WRECK ANGELES. HirkniHn was brought hack ly lo Angeles today and lodged in the hall of justice despite fear of mob violence. Utricl Attorney AMI Keye> and other officials from Ore., where the 1-onfes.sed shijer of Marion ter was rapluretl their phins at the IOM minute [k-kinan djrect to the jrul c arrived at n. ni. Pile c-unie hack to the city he terrorised for while he helil the year old daughter for random and police after returning her butchered; body to her father in for 51.300. icfcman seemed a crinpiiiir wreck, cowed hy threats ngaiast hLs and with his nir of bravado lost after tin- long trip .south 'in tee of Angeles t first It luid Hickman -would he taken from the i at on oullyins station, and brought into citj in nn armored jrtead. he unloaded at a little used freight station in the low- art of Angeles. e wan rushed a waiting automobile before, the potwrjiby ft that the most hunted criminal iu the history of California was in the city. irloads of detectives carrying off -hot gunS-ouickly formed iurd as the. machine Hickman oped through hack streets to the county jail in Hall of Justice, ticn, to the rrar entrunct- of the jail through an allej, Hickmau. kletl lo two detectives was Minified into a special jail elevator carried to the twelfth floor where he was immediately lie transfer from the train vns carried out with such speed and tlwHt was fully five miiiuU-rs aftt-r he arrived at the Hall of ice before the fuel that lie there became of had gathered on the lawn of the old court 'e across the street from the Hall ot Justice before Hlckmaii ar- 4. The crowd Mocked traffic. reels on all glde-3 of the building had hern off and before throng was of what was taking place a force ot deputy at one of the corners cut the ropes and the car 1isur rame lo a -taudstill l.cfore the entrance fie were pUwo again almost at once. The crowd, .-c-nsini; phtce. A line ol deputy iffs with drawn puns 1'Hd the crowd back. LOS ANGELES. Cal Dec. 1'7. utmost secrecy surroimd- his arrival Edward Ilickrnaa was to arriie here today, to fa--e 'death for the confessed murder of 12-i. ear-old Marion Parker. Hickman. 19-% ear-old Kansas City youth, confessed to the mur- der while being brought here from Pendlfton. Ore lie had previous- ly said the murder was committed hy an a'-'-ompiice. vhom he named 'a.-. Andrew Cramer. Hickman v as to be taken from the train bv Lo.s An- EXICO CtTY. Dec. 2. officprs who brought him jgeline Lodge Lindbergh in- j from Pendleton. He was- 10 s to leave for the United j be spirited into the city for a hear- ts a few minutes after her son, jing this morning. Ovaries A. Lindbergh, hops ie Spirit of St. Louis for his Sfl M Lorain Man Is Found Dead In Home Mike Prodonovitxh, 2 Oth street, j'dead iu the of. Cleveland Woman Disap- peared at Time Romano Was Shot; Hope to Ob- tain Information, I Sixteen Deaths From Poison Liquor YORK, Die. 27. The death list of Christmas drinkers reached sixteen I Mrs. Anna Michclli, who ly resided at 4010 Trumbull ave Cleveland, but who disappeared I at the time of the murder of Johu Romano, as beinj: sought today by Slientr E. G. Mathewd. who believes she may be able to throw some on the murder. Romai-o'.i body was discovered Saturday noon in the ditch n--ar 91, l'_ S. route 20. apparent- 1 Iv stabbed to the heart aiul thrown j from an automobile the night be- 1 i A pos' mortem i'eld Saturdav Srjternoon by Or. F. A. Dr. R. Hancock, and Coroner i Myles 15. Perry, however, shov.-r-ci 'that hf had shot times a revolver, four of thr- shots entering i ital Thf verdict was homicide. Three bullets were found two in his bidy and one m head. J-One of the bullets was jack- reted, one' was of lead, r.nd onr half steel and half Approximately was found on" the corpse, as well a.T a wrist and a pocket watch Sheriff talked to Kob- crt Mayoren, 27-i'j "Hammond 'Detroit, yesterday. Majoren. is a J brother of MichtUi and identified the "body a.; beinjr tLat 'of Romano. ho had been living ith His s'prer. Krom information he has re- Sheriff Valliews believes MichelH ran a booze- at trf Cle-.eland address for and that Romano tras running ;ome liquor from Detroit 'to Cleveland at the time of ni? death. L East j found home jlaie Monday afternoon. I found. Prodonovitch had an jsioa on hi.s left cheek bone and a! j .small wound on the left ear. I j A post-mortem examination i JUTOrS Declare 'was conducted night at- Lo- j j rain. Coroner Myles Perry de- j this morning that no ver-I jdict would be given until afier a1 (report from the post-mortem had j been received. Prodonovitch had been a er in the. steel plant at Loram. A j John K. P-erger. Los Angeles fair 1 wlljcll proved fatal. married ?on lived with him in the i promoter, who testitied for George j licited Their Signatures on Petition to Belease Eemus CINCINNATI, O. known iioliday today. Six men and three women died last night aad yesterday at Belle-' vue hospital. Hospital physicians saw no son for believing there was auy uu- usual amount of unsafe alcolio1 ou the market this They r-aid that in many cases liquor [only a contributory of the. death and in other., it was exces-i rather tluiu poison. LITTLE HOPE FOR SAFETY OF WOMAN AND HER COMRADES srme house. Kemus, his boyhood chum, in mus" recent murder trial, was i of cout'-mpt of court I b R. Walter Ritter Held to Grand Jury After Bur- glary of Bell Ave. Home stained by criminal Judpe Chester today and was fined ?23U (and sentenced to ten days in jail. j Berger who was indicted for i 'jury in connection with he gave at Remus' was! charged specifically with circulat--; intc a petition askinp the indict-: ment be quashed. The petition was signed by the twelve jurors jwho acquitted "on the sole It-rounds of insanity" and was pre-I sented to Judge Shook personally' y Berber. Boy's Lungs Are Paralyzed By Shot HOUSTON'. Tex.. Dec. Follow Blind Trail im Search for "Dawa" Fear Crew Has Periak- edin Sea Herman Smith. 14516 Wilford f avenue, Detroit, is in Elyria Me-j morial hospital with a wound in Berber was. found suilfj of con- jthe right shoulder from n cali- ti-'mpt Saturday but Judart> Shook j bre revolver hred by C. II. Elliott, j deferred action until Kerger and the 12 jurors be brought be- ABOARD THE U. S. DESTROT- "rayers and science today sought JER STURTEVAXT, to kfcp alive Milton Rush, (By radio to United Tr-xas high school boy j destroyer and the destroyer whose became paralyzed than Bega taking an active part to- Monday when he was accidentally i day in the search- for the sz0l Ibian plane the Dawn, mlsslnj from Xeir Yort to foundland. During the night the Sturtermat passed the Mahan but. this ing reduced Its speed to permit sister craft to catch np. Both boats proceeding a ncriheasterly direction towanl worked over him injroute a hospital here, pumpins his arms up ard down in push air in and OIK of h'-5 lungs, o'hers, resting from a night of labor, gathered v.-itii the Rev. E. T. I5utts. scout master, who led them in prayer. Doctors said the youth had lit- tle chance to live. Identified by blood money and by a rut hand as the thief viho broke into the house of courL He urd fore him today. Kach of the ]urors laid their signatures the 1-to Lil K i H-nrv Life 141 Bell avenue. Sat-f "ted by Berber who t in, ui town beiore Christmas urdav nipht. Illtttr, w no address at West i "The court fmas, said Juag I ;he :r urder of the child would result .ral American tour, tomorrow-. jin mob -violence was expressed. take 'and every means was to be, taken j jto prevent Hickman from being I 1 jafter attorl ol. Lindbtrph hoped to s soon as it was light jlyEchcd ;e at the Valbuena flying field j jjickn Mexico City- It was there he ,after Ion ed early this month, rt. Lindbergh will return ia Ford plane tiiat brought her to spend Christm-is her at the American lie Ford plane party planned top at Tampico. Kan Antonio, i made his confession questioning by district ornev Asa Kejes and other officers. They had pleaded -with him to "ease his conscience." and finally the youth announced he would tell everything. He first how he bad sto'en an automobile in Kansas anapolis. and to e at its [nation, Detroit. Friday. Tbey carry a basket, of fruit Henry Ford. ._ _.. City and had arrived here Xovem- .ber 2P.. He immediately started ,'looking for a child to kidnap, he J {or Isaid. 372 Victim Of Fatal Accident While Hunting] He wanted money to attend col- lege, he s-aid. and believed this was the easiest way to get !t. "I first thought of thf daughter of another hanker." he said But I decided she was too .jouiyj and Xo. 1. Contlnuefl on Page 2. IHickman's Family Loyal To Him KANSAS CITY, Mo.. Dec. 2..- nother death was added to >f fatalities of tn-2 hunting sea- morning when Ar- "0, living near accidentally r game. The accident occur- j dip of lfce t ten o'clock, about four miles Of Grafton near the farm j confession of toward Hickman be had been operating for1 that be murdered Marion Parker mother, since th- death of bis 'in Angeles was expressed by er about a vear ago. .members of Hickman s family in e Is survived bv his mother. Kansas City. Geor-re Kline." thre e sisters, j His mother. Mrs. Eva Hickman. five brothers Garth of Valley'shunted from house to house to Mrs- Charle? Tompkina of i keep newspapermen and curions William PvC-sar of! Persons from visiting her. could ia: Virgil of Graf ton. of j not be reached for a statement- ,1 Paul Hickman. one of con- fessed 5layer's brothers, when told of tbe confession made last night to Los Angeles officers. caid: "It was made under duress. It probably won't amount to any- thing. "They wouldn't mistreat him. would He asked. Mary Hickman, 17. a sister of Edward, expressed doubt ivhen told of tbe confession. "I'd like to see the she. said. Doubt that a trip to California to cheer up their brother vould be beneficial was expressed by the family. It was decided his mother would be unable to go to Los Angelep to be with her son during his trial. pecuii musici Tt was smd she was too grief- hes for dismissal nf the suit of stricken to Httml the long journey, state to stop Chicago's dfver- With Mrs. HicKman unable to of Great water to the fo, the burden of the trip fell upon ilisippi river. Ltbo shoulders of the sister, Mary. Reports Made to Police of Accidents, Occupants Escape Injury Christmas week-end had its quota of automobile accidents. Saturday as G- D. Keller. Huron street, was driving west on Second street he hit a car driven by II. F. Christiansen. G26 Kast avenue. According to poiico Christiansen failed to make a safety stop out of Cnappie street- Sunday mornine Stanley imke of Pontiac. Mich., hnd his car hit here by a machine driven by J. Parker of Grafton. on 4th street. Parker could not stop his machine on account of the :c> pavement, police say. Sunday as Clarence White. 121 jQewey avenue, was drivias: north on -Middle avenue another ma- chine pulled out. in front of him To avoid this car While skidded into the of another machine parked at the curb. This car. bearing; license numbers S0'-090. -was damaged. While Steie tfinarcn. 2215 Kast avenue. south on West River street Monday his car was hit hy a machine driven by W. W. Marlett, R. P. 3. Kly- ria- The Smarch car was badly damaged. Monday morning an light pole waf; broken off on West avenue at llth street by some mo- torist whose license number was not obtained. street. Cleveland. bound over to the erand jury un- der bond of in court Monday after he had pleaded eifHty" 'of -mrf habited building. was apprehended after i The burglary by the police squad of Sweet and' Frank at t'no corner of Lake and su'eet. According to noiice Ritti-r en- tered the home through a rear window and finding none of the family home, thoroughly ransack- ed the house, maliciously break- i ing dishe.- and other Kitter. police declare, cut his i hand while breaking the window" and a trial of blood -was left over thf house. i The burglar secured S13.S1 in j money belonging to Gertrude Biggs, who rooms at the Life home. The burglar fell into the police I 1 nei through answering j phone. Clarence Life, S2S Broad I street, sou of Henry Life called up his father's home and was not satisfied by the reply given to him by the man who answered the phone. Clarence Life and a neigh- bor, Lawrence Carr, set out lo investigate and as they approach- ed the Henry Life a man ran out of the house. Police -aero notified and Ritter taken. Police found two new one dol- i lar bills and four new quarters on Ritter which Gertrude Biggs j declared had faec-n included in the No. Continued on 2212 East street. Cleveland, last night. Elliott is in the city jail charged with shooting to wound. The shooting occurred at the of Sam Hubbard, South Mid- avenue. According to police i the shooting was over Elliott's wife jwho was present. Elliott, police! I say .accused Smith of too triendly j relations v-ith his wife. After Smith had been shot El- 'liott told police, that he had fired j Smith to scarj him. j EIlioiL is a daughter of the i [Sable Island, keeping 16 apart. j With a visibility of eight jthe Smrtevant and Mahan j TV ill cover a 32-mile atrip of jocean. I Proceeding at a 20-knot epwsd, the two vessels should reach vicinity of Sablet Island before nightfall. At f> a. m. today the Stur miles of OCOXTO. Xfb.. Dec. j Island. Overgarii. 1G. died here today af- ter n. corps ol jvorkei'3 YORK. Dec. with two navy destroyers and tint INCETOWX. Mass.. Dec. 27. With continued favorable salvage work at scene 01 the 5-1 disaster was be- ing iendilv advanced today. After all permanent moorings had put in place, worked for ren hours yesterdav remoiing wreckage from deck ot the sunken submarine to make way for raising opeiations. hilp yesterday's weather fav- ored diiiiig opeiations. ihe watpr was estreniely cold, and divers ;D L had kept her alive for thirty-six gjaat dirigible Los Angeles days by artificial respiration. 'ing over the path of the. miming Physicians had he-j plane "The Dawn." ariators and Frances W. Grmy- IZE death ainiost several nave. Infantile paralysis caused Miss Overgard's lungs to cease work- j Q. I triends of son and her flying Five Persons Die When House in Youngstown is Razed "by Flames failed to take heart, today. There to he only one be- lief explaining the absence of word and 1 fTom tne misses some- were along its ocean route hetweea Roosevelt field ajid Novst' Scotia they came down upon the and it not drowned, is ere facing _re- ner YOUXGSTOWX. O.. Dec. 27. A family of five persons was wip'-d out when lire destroyed uoine here durinp the iiiKht. The dead are V. ilham Duffy. not allowed to remain be-j30: his wife. 2G, and their low more than forty-five j three children. Harmen. 4; TVill- John, Jr., aged four Her parents, two uncles. neighbors worked in lays until the moment of death, keeping her by mg her arms above her bead and lowering them to her sides. Hen wilh onlv one clew to arms were rrnv from ihe long or- jn .hejr {ew brte( John Fren-'- -1-" of doabtfal aathem-' -h Hfi of ihe volun- tlcit, _the K-reatest ly lowering Qfll, teers. was sioiM- i ibie and the destrovera afm- whc-n lodav werc m the vic- ed girl dead at 0 a. m ;in o{ Isiand. a. Physicians said IL was the long- j bHnd trail across .-thf, ?t case on record ot proiongi-.- r-no n, Tnft BEGIN REPAIRS ON COUNQL CHAMBER FIN f "Work on the city council cham- ber, badly damaged by the city ball fire was begun this morning. The chamber have a new ceiling, new- electrical fixtures. four died while being lemovt-d new and a new coat of hospiial. paiiit Avhen the work is finished Firemen. respoi.dinc to an Director -Tames A. Hewitt alarm, arrived .11 the Duffy honv- iam 6. and montlis. The bouse in flames when Duffy to start a fire in the kitchen stove, with kerosene. The kitchen was next to a bed. chamber where Mrs. Duffy and th-.; 'three boys were sleeping. Duffy knocked unconscious when the kerosene, toucfciuu; live exploded tbat their home was Mrs. Dufty and the chil- dren wer" ov.'rcoim- as slept. as tne sea ol Nova Scotia est case ou ot j of t-nc Atlantic.' tion of life bj artificial respira- tip of Tlon called. Tlio -irl conscious to the at the Long Island flHdm end. and appeared to trying to JA were familjar Amphibfaua Ja- plane5 as well navai experts dangers of the no had tne route where the I I expects the chamber to be repaired in about three 'weeks. Mystery Surrounds Death of 70 Year Old Farmer, Believe He Was Bobbed and Drugged ia. and Mildred. Walter and ,c at home. uneral services will be con- ed Thursday afternoon at i from the home of his mother, Rev. Brown of Grafton offi- ng and burial will be made in [en cemetery. Objections To Hughes Report BULT-KTTX j 'ASHINGTOX, Dec. 27. The of Michigan today filed In pd States supreme court 49 rttlons to the recommendation master Chnrles Evans AGED MAN AND WIFEBEATIN TO DEATH CHARLESTON. W. Va.. Dec. 27. to advices received by state police today, an aged- store- keeper and his wife were beaten death and robbed at Mullens, ,W. Va.. Christmas niKht. The couple Mr. and Mrs. 'Senoch Tolllver.'aged S5 and 67, 'respectively, officers said. They were beaten to death with a flat- -iron, tteir escaping with their life Tolliver did not trust banks they were not po- lice said they were advised. Mul- [lens is in Wyoming county, one of the most inaccessible points In tbe I state. rRKAXA. O.. Dec terv today surrounded the death of Milon Engel. 70 year old rec- luse of southwest of Urbar.a, who died yesterday shortly after be- ing fonnd in an unconscious con- dition. j A few day? ago. according to of- fieers. Engel told David Jenkins. I a trustee, that he had between and S5000 in house. A search yesterday failed to reveal the money. Engel v.-as fonnd by township trustees who said they believed he had been drugged and robbed. He died without regaining con- sciousness. Engel owned a 50-acre farm and two horses. It was in re- sponse to reports that the horses were being starved that the trus- tees went to the farm. Injuries Fatal To Fred W acker __ _ i by Coir and Thrown Across Trough in from Injuries to Abdomen m limr- ui si-.atch Mrs. Duff> ;and the children fiom the b'irning 'hnmf. All four were badly L 11 thank the persons who had bored trying tn save her Hi Up until Chn-.tnias sh been able to carry on conversation. believed to have been forced dowo. i were frankly pessimistic today that "The and it-T crew wonW [ever be .found unless they aad made a landing inland on in a tered bay and absence of woni seemed to have cast aside that possibility. Further pessimism induced by the reports last nigfct of the weather bureau that fljing condi- tions along the route -were not good as thpy had first thought. Scattered storms ovef ihe week-end ia several along the route "The should have followed- ____ Rpports of freezing Sr-- niie the an--1117" struck fear into P aviaiors who know the jpreme conn in ihe Tumey ice ,-...-__ -t nTano. A lew Ol iepriveii Jrirst Local J. P. Case Since cision; Acts ou Ohio Su- preme Court Ruling DRUNKEN DRIVER GETS FINE Roy Huron bT.. was I lined and costs and suspemi- 1 ed of hi? right to drive a motor ve- I hide for six months when lie I plc'ul guilty in the court of Jus- tice S. ,T. George this morning to a charge of driving while jcatcd. He was arrested bv deputy sheriffs. Fred of the Lu road, died at Elyrta Memorial bos- pii.Tl Christmas morniTig at iive o clock from re> eivc-d Sat urdav Mr. kicked bv a cow-, ind wa- thrown .1 trough in th" was irr- to and death rt--ulied from ahdomiual in- juries. The d-n-eased w-ho w years of age. is survived hy wite and nine rhiidion. of Elyria; Charles at L. Burnett of Klyria: ot '-Vellington'Mrs. L'-nm.'-n of Klyria: Herbert of Walter of Detroit: Fred. Jr.. of I-a (Jrange and Charlotte at home, twenty-eight granrt chil- and three sisters .and four i brothIT-S. Tic hnd lived in F.orain county I since 1SS1 and .ad bt'fn a i of St. Paul's Eiangelical cuurcli of this city. Funeral will lie ronduct- on Wednesday at from the late home on LaGrange rca'i and .it 2'00 frcm St Paul's liu rcli The Rev. Paul Rourqiiln will offi ciRtc nnd hurial will be made Murray Ridge cemetery. TOLEDO. O.. -2.. today seeking a lirebug wbo applied torch to two va- cant hous-s The wrt- !wo of wbii !i ii-p.-.rin-.cuts to during tlie da> AmoiiT ihe otht-r- w a- the hotel which was badly The hofl blaze. caused by an "-toxe. C, by firenitn. were led --jtvty through, dt-n.-e -Mioke which filled the rooms. MAN SENTENCED TO FINE, 6 MONTHS IN JAIL John Bahn. Loraiu. was fn-fd 3100 and fost.s. coiumitted to the county jail for and sus- penced c.f his right to diive for months toaa> when he plrail gui'ty to a charge of driving while intoxicated in the court of Jus- tice S. J. ( Hahn arrested by Deputy T- C. Knight after his driving taus- cd an accident, according to Knight. w-cn deprived justices o, peace ar.d mayors o: tn, righ in outcome, a nqr.or case as tried in th-- court of fi The case that of Peter Ka- Siieffieid. arrested of iiijnnr by O. E. Maie prohibit-on inspector. tin-d ?l'i''' and when be iibad cniit> :ud.iy htriore Justice. :n not A Naval o Seers believed est danger to the occnpaaU of Grav-'-iG ship weald IX that freezing. (it-orsc or; a of Ohio coart. whi''U liquor conv.cTe tnc court of could of the vordici. basin' Lhr-ir on the -ion. unles.- protested the justice's jurisdiction in advance of the trial. Tn addition. Justice George today that Attorney i-ral E. C. Turner of Ohio. given a verbal opinion to the ef- fect if there is security for coi-ls a protest is luValid Ctt grounJ that tbe j at ia ihea a disi'jicresteii party. In the oplalon of Gtorfe, if the nei-urUy for coaU U pro- In of any Dqnor hla court ia to liquor THIEVES OBERL1NROAD POOL ROOM The pool room at lit was and burglariawl- TW pained an by fci open a window. booty taken by waa by break fcachlaea aad A ft waa taken. M taken To the pool wort INEWSFAPERf IEWSPAPER! ;