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   Hamilton Daily News Journal (Newspaper) - November 28, 1934, Hamilton, Ohio                               i- tit IV. NEARLY EVERYBODY READS Hamilton That ii why the classified page is one of interesting pages in the paper. Two cents a word will bring to yon results. One trial will con- you. THE CLASSIFIED PAGE HAMILTON at JOURNAL HAMILTON IN 1791.-? VOL. 291 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1934 Entered mi Second ClaM Mallet Pottofflcc. Hamilton, Oklo FRICB TWO CENTS Ktwt ftaUy at itOm. 14 PAGES WEATHER HAMILTON AHD CLOUDY AND OOLDEE, PEOB- ABLT OCCASIONAL TO- NIGHT AND THURSDAY. BABY FACE NELSON KILLS TWO U.S. AGENTS NEW ALLOCATION PLAN OFFERED TO AID CITIES IN OHIO -1___ DISTRIBUTIONON TAXDUPLICATE BASIS SEEN By State Tax Commissioner To Increase Revenue SENATE STUDIES Opinion Declaring Income Tax Enacted By House As Unconstitutional BULLETIN Columbus, 0., Nov. 28. The senate taxation committee recommended passage of the 3 per cent sales tax after making numerous amendments to the measure as it passed the house. One of the amendments would five the cities a larger share of the estimated in revenue, while mother would exempt milk, bread 'and news- papers from the tax. The amendment giving cities i greater share provides that the -10 per cent remaining after schools and poor relief have been given a 60 per cent cut' shall he allotted to the coun- ties on the basis at the tax duplicates in their cities. Columbus, 0., Nov. 28. As a new allocation provision to benefit cities was proposed to save the proposed sales tax, the senate taxation committee pondered an opinion today that the house- enacted income tax was unconstitu- tional. Prof. Clarence D. Laylin told the committee last night a Missouri court decision, held the possibility oC balking the income tax as framed by the house because it was de- signed to provide that the tax be levied on 1934 income and be col- lected in March, 1935. Laylin, who drafts most of the tax legislation submitted to the as- sembly, said the Missouri decision held that under a constitution a slate cannot adopt a tax law levying on incomes accruing in a year which already has passed. Since the income tax, along with the sales, liquid fuel and increased utility excise taxes, were proposed to raise funds for 1935 only, it wiis problematical whether the sen- ate could go along on it with the constitutional question in doubt. The proposed income tax, legis- lated by the house, already had in- curred displeasure because of its rates, and business interests were attacking it as threatening the foundations of business in Ohio. The house had been insisting, meantime, Unit it favored a sales tax only if accompanied by the in- come tax. Acts To Save Tax The move to save the sales tax legislation from the disaster which threatened by reason ot dissatisfac- tion with its revenues for municipal purposes came from Carlton.S. Dar- stale lax cominiissioner. (He said that instead o! distribut- ing a remainder, after poor relief, schools and other needs were cared for, to counties for distribution on a population-tax duplicate basis, the money shoitW ire distributed on the basis of tax duplicates. 1- This, he said, would bring more revenue to nninicipalilics who have bci-ii clamoring that the house- adopted measure would make con- diifons even worse for (hem, and would relieve many rural areas of the embarrassment of having more money Mian they could spend. The committee deferred voting on the proposal until this morning. Tt removed Crom the allocation for, old ago pensions, ex- plaining January already had been appropriated for and thai I ho ni'xt assembly could set a permanent sum for 193S. Speakership Race Now Growing Hot Byrns and Rayburn Lead; Alabama's Bankhead in Dark Horse Position Axsoclnfed Frem AVashington, Nov. 28. As the race for the spcakership of tho new house turned the back rail today, most observers believed Representatives Byrns of Tennessee and Rayburn of Texas, were in the lead, with Bankhead of Alabama pulling i'ar ahead of a field of dark horses. The terrific pace indicates an early decision, although the actual selection of the winner will not take place until a democratic cau- eiio, January 2. Campaigning for Byrns, the demo- cratic leader, and Eayburn, said by some to have support in administra- tion circles, has become intense. Bankhead is to arrive Monday to get his campaign under way. His chances are generally believed to lie .in a deadlock between Kayburn and Byrns. The return to Washington on De- cember 6, of Vice-Z3resident Garner, may have some Bearing on the race. Garner is to confer with President Kooscvt'lt on democratic organiza- tion policies and legislative pro- gram. POISON THEORY NOW ADVANCED IN MURDER OF THREE GIRLS Wilkinson Walks Into Train's Path; Seriously Injured James Wilkinson, age 59, paper worker, residing on the Middl- town pike, was seriously injured at p. m. Wednesday when he walked into the path of a north-bound Baltimore and Ohio 1'reight train at the Fourth and High streets crossing. He was re- moved to Mercy hospital. George Smith, 233 North Fourth street, crossing watchman, told police he saw Wilkinson start in front of the 'train, grabbed the man's arm but was unable to pull him from the tracks. Smith nar- rowly escaped injury in his act to save the other. Wilkinson was dragged about 50 feet before throwTu to the side of the tracks, bis head badly injured. O. S. V. SOPHOMORES CHOOSE WENDT Columbus, 0., Nov. 28. Three of Coach Francis A. Schmidt's "Bucks" that's the new name he'd rather have the scarlet and gray griddcrs go by- today swept to new campus hon- ors, at Ohio State University. Richard Hcekin, of Cincinnati, was elected president of the senior class. The 'juniors elected Frank Fisch, Mansfield, president, Merle Wendt, of Middlctown, was elected sophomore president. Roosevelt To 0. K. Bonus Compromise Senate Finance Committee Head Speaks Following Talk With President Washington, Nov. 28- Chairman Harrison of the1 senate finance committee made the flat prediction toila.y that if advocates of the soldiers bonus would agree to a compromise to cash the service certificates now for only the needy former service men it would be passed by congress. Harrison was just back from a trip to Warm Springs, where he dis- cussed the bonus and other ques- tions with President Roosevelt. The statement appeared to leave no doubt that the administration would approve of such a compro- mise. "The bonus is receiving consider- ation from every Harrison said at a press conference. "If proponents would agree that those ex-service men Avho are in need should be given immediate pay- ment of the service certificates, 1 haven't the slightest doubt we could get together and pass the legisla- tion." Harrison added he did not believe the senate would pass over a veto a full cash bonus. "The President is (he he said, "and what he finally decides to do as in the best interest of the country in the matter of the bonus, the congress will sustain him in that position." BULLETINS SOCIETY GIRLS KIDNAPED Mobile, Ala., Nov. 28. naped on a downtown residential street by two masked bandits last night, three young Mobile society girls were forced to drive their cap- tors to a spot near Jackson, Ala., 65 miles, before "being released today. PLANE CRASHES, BURNS Atlanta, Nov. 28. East- ern Air Lines office here reported its southbound mail plane from Chi- cago crashed and burned with its cargo near Scottsboro, Ala., today after the pilot, Bob Chew, bailed out his parachute and came down uninjured. MICHIGAN TEACHER TAKES OWN LIFE Chardon, 0., Nov. 28. body of a man whom Coroner Philip Pease declared was Dr. Robert Mil- ligan, instructor" at the University of Michigan, was found in a parked automobile early today 10 miles west of here. A bullet from a .38 calibre revolver, had pierced his right tem- ple. Coroner Pease said the man was a suicide. A wilt dated November 27, at Cleveland, was found with the body. In it the physician bc- queiiths to his father, Joseph F. Milligan, 2235 Braddoek avenue, Swissdale, Pa. BUSINESS PUZZLED BY WAR ON UTILITIES BY NEW DEAL Dr DAVID (CovrriKht IBM) Washington, Nov. 28. The New Deal's war on the util- ities is the biggest question mark in the business situation today. Many business men, willing to accept, the concept of an era of co-operation with the government, arc beginning to inquire how there can he n reconciliation of the ef- fort to bring recovery and the de- flationary influences set to work by tlic hostility to tho utility in- dustry. Mvcry year, for example, the ultlilies spend hundreds of mil- ill' dollars on extensions and development of existing lines. They, too, have found that the public will use more electricity, as President Roosevelt recently de- clared in his speech in Mississippi. But how can there be any sta- bility in nn industry or any com mitmcnls for New York, involving employment in the heavy goods and industrial Held where unemploy- ment is largest, if there is no defi- nite policy fls lo how far the fed- eral government is to go in seeing that the Tupelo, Miss., experiment "is copied in every stale of the This quoted remark was an ex- temporaneous comment by the Pres- ident. It is doubtful whether his meaning was that nil municipalities on Pim In New Ohio Cabinet Mrs. Margaret M. Allman Canton, 0., Nov. of the few women ever appointed to a state cabinet post is Mrs. Margaret M. Allman, above, of Canton, 0., named state welfare director by Governor-elect Martin L. Davey of Ohio. Mrs. Allman, first woman in Ohio to recc'ive such a high appoint- ment, was the first president of the Canton Women's club. She is a widow, with four sons, one of whom, Walter H., is a law student at the University of Michigan. Davey Soon to Name HighwayDirector Cleveland, 0., Xov. 28. lection ol! EiniL F. Marx of St. Mjiry's a.s adjutant generul the Ohio National Guard to suc- ceed the veteran Frank D. Hender- son was announced today by Gov- ernor-elect Martin L. Davey. Before leaving tonight for a Thanksgiving dinner with his fam- ily at an unannounced keep job-seekers from following will announce his di- ri'ctor ot.' high ways, thus completing his cabinet with the exception of the director of education, whose term will not expire until July. la.st Big-Ill, appointed Dr. Walter H. Hurtling Toledo, as state health director. Another cab- inet appointment made public yes- terday was George- E. Eppley, of Cleveland as director of public works. Will Rogers Says: Nobody Guaranteed Roosevelt Anything S lien I fit To The Joiimnl-Xcwii. Santa Monica, Cal., Nov. I wrote a little "gng" the other day about "appealing to tho President for a and L bet a lot OL you thought it just to be writing. Well, get this headline in the papers today: C. }j. Bardo, president of tho National Association of Manu- facturers, asks the President tho following: must have move definite ideas as lo the di- rection in which the government is headed." 1 ran just Mr, Roosevelt rushing in with a guarantee reading about as follows: "No body guaranteed me anything when 1 took over this job. No man gambles more than a Presi- dent, of the I'. S., so you will pardon me if I am not able to guarantee business that, it won't Youw, WILL ROGERS, j New Death Masks May Reveal Clues Hope for Early Solution to Mystery Held as Probe Continues (AxmtclRteil rronn) Carlisle, Pa., Nov. 28. Stanlon Massey Eeklcs College, Philadelphia, announced today ho found traces of poison in new death masks made last night of the three littlo girls found dead on a nearby hillside last Saturday. ilassey said that his report would he turned over to Dr. A. E. Hacgcle, Cumberland county coroner. Massey declined to euy whether the new masks shed any light on the "cross sear" found on the fore- head one of the children. This, 0.5 well m other information discovered by his examination, he said, would be disclosed after his conference with Coroner Huegcle. State police working on the four- day-old mystery of five bodies found in the Pennsylvania moun- lains made their way through a juiize of clues today and found "the whole set-up looks good." Jt was (he first definite expres- sion of confidence from the police whoso superintendent, Jla.jor Lynn G. .Adams, said yesterday "until wo identify the children and es- tablish the cause of death we are A connection between the three mystery girls found dead in a lonely nearby wood and the man and woman shot to death at Duncans- ville, 100 miles awayi has been an objective since the five bodies were found Saturday morning. Today Harry L. McEIroy, chief of state p.olice detectives, said "the mass of clues and details is stead- ily Unking the Duncansville and Carlisle crimes into one." McElroy has sifted dozens of leads, and though many were dis- carded after long and wearisome tracing, he announced "we have fl chain of circumstances that you can't jump over." Trails have led to New England, California and Baltimore. On the strength of leads from lodging places within a radius of 100 miles of Carlisle, the police are concentrating major attention within Pennsylvania boundaries. The trail appears U> run from South Langhorne, cast of Philadel- phia, west to Duncansville. An adult couple and three chil- dren stopped at several places along that roule, police have learned, but it has not been definitely estab- lished that they were the same five described at each point, or that they were the five whose bodies were found. A theory that the girls died of suffocation was advanced by an ex- amining pathologist but no official verdict has been given by the cor- oner. "Murder and Suicide" was the police verdict in the deaths of the man and woman. A police official also was quoted in reports as saying the holding of a "mystery woman" provided the "best break" in the case. Hours after she was reported held there were no developments. State police are to question the proprietress of a tourist camp at Soulh Langhorne on the Lincoln highway, where the East-West lodg- ing trail starts. 500 DEPUTY REGISTRARS TO HANDLE AUTO TAGS Columbus, 0., Nov. 28. (IP) Ji'ivc hundred deputy registrars to handle automobile tag registrations in the larger cities of Ohio next year were named today by Registrar Frank West of the State Motor Vc- hiclcu Bureau. They will start sales of plates on Saturday. Allowed up to cents on each set of lags sold, some of the dep- uties have been able to earn as high as in the larger population crniers during pnst periods of lag distribution. Student Held In Double Slaying Saul Price Harry Steinmeti Specifll To Tile New York, N. Nov. according to police, thai he shot and killed his wile and the Rev. .1. Leonard, identified as a Lawrenceville, N. -1., Catholic priest, in the priest's room in a New York hotel, Harry Steinmetz, right, snid to be a Los Angeles theo- logical student, is questioned by Saul Price, assistant district attorney in New York City. According to Price, Steinmetz' wife had gone to the priest's room "to make a confession." Lord Ashley Is Granted Divorce, Doug Fairbanks, Sr. To Pay Costs London, Nov. 28. Ash- ley was granted a divorce decree today from Lady Ashley and costs of the action were assessed against Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., named as corespondent. The decree, which gives the young nobleman a final divorce after six months if contrary cause is not shown, was handed down shortly after the case came before Sir Boyd Merriman. The was not de- feuded and services of a jury were not required. Lady Ashley ifi the former Sylvia Hawkes, musical comedy actress. The court action today required exactly eight minutes. Neither Lady Ashley nor Fairbanks was in court but Lord Ashley, smartly attired, was there. Ashley gavs evidence supporting his petition and called as a wit- ness a "Mr. Edwards" who he .said acted as private secretary to Fair- banks from September, 1933. The nobleman te.-tilied he and his wife had lived together in compara- tive happiness after their uiurriiige, February 3, until Lady Ash- ley went to America 111 January, 1928, contrary to his wishes, and they had not, lived together since. Subsequently, Lord Ashley con- tinued, lie received information of Lady Ashley's association with Fairbanks. He misconduct. Fairbanks' wife, -Mary Pickford, also an American screen star, filed suit for divorce last December. Lawyers said it would require sev- eral days to fix the costs of the case, which Fairbanks is to pay, but estimated the figure probably irauld be ASK DAMAGES TOR SUNKEN STEAMSHIP Cleveland, 0., Nov. 28. (IP) Claiming damages of the value of the sunken steamship C. the Algoma and Hudson Bay Railroad filed suit in'federal courl here yesterday against tho Greal Lakes Transit Corporation, owner of the steamship I.oomis which fig- ured in a collision with the Franz November 21 on Lake Huron. Tho Franz sank in IS fathoms of water nnd four members of hor crew lost their Warrant Is Issued In Barrel Slaying Columbus, 0., Nov. 28. flidavit charging J. S. Herman with first degree murder in the death ol Alvin A. Brunncr, 30, traveling jew- elry auctioneer, was filed today b> detectives, Albert Gaulke and Otto Kni'fils. Circumstantial evidence support- ing a theory that Berman sho Brunner in tho Merz jewelry stori here last Sunday and then earriec the body to Cincinnati in a barre tied to the rear of Brunner B auto mobile was disclosed iu the polic investigation, the officers said. With the filing of the affidavit the detectives announced they an investigating a report that Brunne himself may have stolen the li censes oil his automobile from i dealer at Koine, Ga. AMERICAN AVIATOR KILLED IN CHMA Shanghai, Nov. 2S. H. Dorscy, of California, former lieutenant in tho United States Army Air Corps, was killed Ink1 today when his airplane crashed at ITiingjao airdrome. Dorsey came to China to dem- onstrate a high-speed plane. Dionne Quintuplets "Healthy and Big" I Callander, Out., Nov. 23. The Dionne quintuplcls were six months old today and, said their 1 physician, in better health than j at any lime since their birth. Xone of the five has any or- j gallic disorder, explained Dr. A. OaFoe. ''They are healthy and IIP snid. "Considering ovcry- thing, they have the normal life j expectancy of any baby and as they grow (hoy should be healthier than other children." L.., MOBSTER MAKES ESCAPE AFTER GUN BATTLE Officer Who Killed DillingW is First to_Fall MANHUNT UNTO WAY Northern Illinois is Combed as Law-Enforcing Units Unite in Search Chicago, Nov. 28. His trail freshly blazed with blood of two federal agents, Georgi (Baby Face) Nelson, the most dan- gerous killer in America, hunted over northern Illinois today. by massed forces of government, state and metropolitan police sharp- shooters. Tho mobilization of manhunteri was intensified as Samuel P. Cow- ley, an aco nemesis of gangland and a leader of tho federal drive that brought down John Dillinger, died early today in an Elgin hospital. He was the second victim of a ma- chine gun battle yesterday after- noon on a highway in the outskirts of suburban Barrington, and the ninth law enforcement officer to die at the hands of Dillinger jnob- stcrs. Killed Instantly In the brief but furious ex- change, Herman E. Hollis, federal agent who participated in tho death of Dillinger, was killed instantly by Nelson and an uniden- tified The hunt for Nelson "was focused on the back fringe of that exclusive residential area fronting on Lakt Michigan north to Highland Park. Led by four department of jnstict agents, "sheriff Lester Tiffany ol Lake county and Chief Police Eu- gene Spaid of Lake Bluff, a squad at dawn swooped down on the home of Jack Durand, foster son of the socially prominent Scott Dnrands, on Sheridan road just north of Laks Bluff. The officers searched the from attic to cellar and extended their hunt to the barns, outhouses and woods, but found no trace of the outlaw. From there they went to the Scott Durand home, whers they searched through barm and the great wooded estate. they did not invade the home. Hideout Near Farm Mrs. Duraud said the federal mea told her the government had in- formation that Nelson had a hide- out somewhere in the neighborhood of the Durand's Crabtree farm. said she had told them she was willing to do anything possible W aid in the hunt. Two squads from the Chicago tective bureau spent the night run- ning down clews to the killer'g whereabouts, but without results. Melvin Purvis, head of the Chi- cago office of the bureau of investi- gation, declared he would "get" if it was last thing: did. Standing by the bedside of Cow- ley a few minutes after his right- hand-man had' died, Purvis whis- pered "I'll get 'Baby Face' Nelson dead or alive. "Nelson ought to know he hasn't a chance of eventual escape. only a matter of time. "There were some of the Dillinger gang we should like to have taken alive, but Nelson wouldn't do ns any good. "We aren't particular whether take him alive or dead." Purvis said the shooting was not a duplicate of tho affray near Mar- ccr, which cost the lives of persons. "There was no net spread or plam made to capture Nelson ho snid. "Frankly, I don't know rtft m   

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