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Portsmouth Times (Newspaper) - December 8, 1931, Portsmouth, Ohio WEATHER not so cold, followed by mow changing to miu tonlsiit; nlu; rising Kiarrraturc Is portions. HOME EDUTION ESTABLISHED 1852. VOL. 38. NO. 232 OHIO, TUKSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1931 TWENTY PAGES PRICE THREE CENTS Today Dreary Weather Vice Traffic Chicago Any Worse? Santa's Busy. _' UV ARTHtK CHICAGO. Dec. In Chi- afa ibis morning, but not cold. What is called "dreary nature imitating the expression on tho lace ul the average man. Hip latest development under our pioMMtlou organization that wns to IK so pure, Is a "white slave oraiiii'-'-'d on modern Industrial lines, file Index, codes, efficient or- -aiiiznti'jn. It Is not, literally, a ntiile trade, for the one thousand names of girls from 10 upward ou lists taken by the police, Include voiinc Negresses. Vice knows no race frejudicc. It is a simple industry, the raw ratcrinl costs nothing except for ad- tents off erlug respectable ivurk U> young girls. Hunger, intimidation and despair fa tin' rest. Cliu'iiyo newspapers bring tlie name of Al Capone into the hideous lik-iuns hut perhaps unjustly. Lake jllcliU'iin should overflow It's banks ami flood tlie grain pit, many would 3ausc Capone. Chicago, however, contains no vice and crime than other bit; ritio.s less than many, in proportion to iK'inilatlon. The energy, vivid and efficiency of Chicago re- porter? and city editors make things worse than they are. Outsiders should remember that In to Al Capone, names lu the lil-torv of Illinois Include such aide Tollman. Armour. Swift, Mar-imll 1'ield. to Bay nothing ot Al'ralnini Lincoln. luM. iwrlmps, would wonder it out t-ubmlsslon to vice, crime, lioot- cfslng and tlie prohibition tlmt them nil. He might rewrito his r.KU statement that n people iiiiot exist half slave and half free. [Kl't-cssion or no depression, Santa ni> here Is enjoying Ills usual eele- I'nillnn. Chicago's big stores arc tnnvdcd Inlo n few blocks of Staid Mru't for convenience for shoppers. Smile have linitichcs in outlying ills- irids for women too busy for cen- tnt H. W. Klciicr. secretary of the Street council, wiya that not Mvcr limn two hundred nnd fitly h-i.-iiud sbopiH-'rs crowded the big .I'm- ye.slerdny. 1; I. :i sign tlmt Americans ilo lot let n rmsslllg depression kilt tu (Jlirlstmus spirit, wblch IH cter- Ml. Many .shoppers take their children a good Idea. O.llilren nre not depressed by fnll- r.rr in acquire everything Ihey see. present or two will make n child 1.JIW. representing for Hint child nil n-nndurc that he has teen, as one salt wnter gives to the chcm- k ail lie needs of the Pacific ocean. A artment and federal highway t'- "rli-niw m Cloudy 20 Clear 'ircli ......24 Partly I. Ore.... 40 Cloudy his garage and Hlaylug. At the opening session of tlio trill yesterday I'riwcclltor Will U. Morrl put the Himill-town Casanova wl tlio Hhadow of the gallows by as tho jury for tbc death penalty. Makes Him Towers had shown no etnolion then lit the noose that .was shown hli Hlay seemed to cause'hiin sonio un A mlnnle later, however, he had back Into bis rolo of yeslcr of n bland, gum-chewlni server at n drama which seemed to ore him. "Had the strap been tl.'rl tightly round the victim's nocltJ" Moorls "Yes, tightly enough to linvc cnus- t the coroner replied. I'owers fimlled slightly. Displays Little Interest II c displayed no Intercut when the roller later helo. tip a strip of con- is and told bow it had been used to nd the victim. Tlie Inking of testimony wns Mi i today nml was expected lo move ward a rapid conclusion. A jury was selected and three wlt- Dlvlflon tolal ............5707.00 DIVISION "11" Forrest U Williams, chairman; A. Craves. Williams, vice K. H. K. Bauphman H. Dr. F. A. Coiiurn 10. A. E. Everard..... 11. Kdw. V. Leach 12. Harry Wanner IS. H. M. Wnlsmilh 14. E. C. Hood 8R.no 1111.00 12.1.00 1112.00 Division total.............5iOb.nO DIVISION "C" Charles C. Horr, ehnirmnn; J. E. Rickey, vire chairman. W. liiissell W. Anderson 1ft. C. Slierman Dale 17. (ico. K. 1R. Dr. li. KerKUSou 0. C. M. Howland JO. William A. 1'epper JI. John Sncilnker TO GIVE WATER COLVMIUj'S, O., Dec. Water service will he jjlven without coat to needy here. Action was or- dcred by. city council after a public hearing nsked hy 200 unemployed. Lenz, Jacoby Points Ahead In Bridge Marathon Make Greater Score Than Culbertsons In Each Of Three Rubbers Played In First Session Of Tournament; Each Side Convinced Yet Of Its System. The Aiiorlntrd Frni NKW YOUK. K Lenz iind his partner Oswald Jflcohy, plnyinc tlie 'official" system, were pninls In the lend today In tneir 150- ruWicr contract bridge match ugainst Mr. and Mrs. Ely Culbertson and the Cnlbertson system. I.cnz and Jacoliy made the greater score In each of three rubbers played in tho Initial session which lasted two hours nnd 4S minutes, ending nt a in today. In each of the first two rubbers they won a Iwniis for taking two cames. In the third nililier the Cnlbcrt'sons took two games and with It a rubber bonus, yet because of sets given them, the point total of their op- ponents Increased. Each side remained convinced to- day that ils system was the better. Each side found support In indi- vidual hands for its theories of bid- CullxTlson was especially crit- ical ot the failure of his opponents to bid mure. I.cn7. answered that in s-nme coses doubling by his side would have driven the Cnlbonrons to oihcr suits and contracts Instead of sets mi infcrtorbids. Lejiz woe amazed nt tbc Cnlbertstras1 slonr- ncvs of play. All "greed on one thing: That there wns nothing sensational In handling of cnrds nflcr the dummy wna down. There were no brilliant feats such as end elimination plays or squeezes. Ism Fulfills 5 Contracls Twenty-three hands .were played. At .the end of the first robber Lenz and Jncnby were points tn the lead. This plus score Increased to 1.610 when the second robber ended irci.no 7-1.00 c.8.no 10.00 11.00 Division total.......... DIVISION "D" Albert F. Marling, chairman: Ho- ner Sclby, vice chairman. J-.'. Elmer Brown ...........W10.00 Win. C. Hazlcbcck....... J4. Heron M. Johnson....... 2.-. John McMillan "j-OO X Gco. W. Vaudervort..... !S, T Glenn C. Wilhldo........8.00 28. Thos. E. Williams HO.OO Division DIVISION "B" On. M. Appel. chairman. 20. Miss Karleene Johnson .sl.nt] 10 Mrs. Oeo. E. Krlcker 31. Mrs. E. C. Mcf'oy... Mrs W S. Oldfield ttl! Mrs. Tta'lph E. Xws...... M. Mrs. f. C. Horr W.nn Division total DIVISION "F" Mrs. J. W. liannon, chairman. 5 73.0f 11.00 S1.00 .00 101.00 Mrs. C. E. Armstrong .TO. Mrs. William Atlas .17. Mrs. Harry K. Keeser 38. Mrs. D. D. Mitchell Miss Vosta stoeklmm 40. Mrs. I. K. Van Anrmen Division total.......... Industrial Croups. H. H. Eccles, Mercantile. Walter F. Gahm, chairman, .5 31-j.uO Fraternal, Wm. II. Schwartz, chairman 100.00 Hpeclnl. Mark W. Selby, ehnirmnn Teams' total Today's total PrcvimiRly reported (Continued on PJKC 19) DEMOCRATS OF OHIO DIVIDED urbin's Son Assails Former Congressman And Hits His "Treachery." By The Anoclated I'ren COLUMHL'.S. 0.. Dec. Democrats were divided todny ns ti lio shall receive the sliite's otes in the party's national convuu- ,on next yenr. One group, headed hy former Con- resaman Martin Davey of Kent, avors former Secretary ot War Vcwton D. Jiaker for the prcstdentlnl omlnatlon. A second faction thlnka jov. (Jeorge While Is the lotJU-al len.st on the first hnllor. Tlie latter was expressed In strong (iiiRuaHe hy Francis C. Durhin, Alien ounty pjtrty leader in his own right nd a noil of W. W. former hairmau of the Dyinocratic exeeii- ive committee of Ohio. JIo fjuts- ioned Davey's sincerity, in propos- IIR to draft Jlfiber for the nomlnn- lon and charged, his sole motive vas to smother the White movement. Not Aspirant, He Hays While the battle of words rngcil, ,.iker continued to maintain nn nt- Undo that placed him in tho role if peace-maker. Informed of iJavry's I raft proposal, the former secretary that lie is not. a, prcsi- PROSECUTION RESTS 'assengcrs, Relief Driver Say Prisoner Resembles Bandit. Ernest Musser. charged with roli- icry of pnRsenRcry on a Ulue and irny Inis on Scloto trail, early Sun- ay, March 1. was Identified as the liin who flagged tho bus and "cov- rcd" tin- drivers with n pistol by C. SK-vle, uf CviiuiulAis. Tlie iUunti- Icnlion made at trial. ,'lilch In common court t a ii. iii. Tuesday The (-tali1 ii'stod Ls ]iarl of the cast1 about 1 :.'10 in. Kdward Moore, Clay street, n re- iuf driver, and II. X. HU-hter, -101 ladlson Ktrei'l, tinitl Mns-spr re- cinblcd the bandit, but could not lake positive IdLMitirication. Hlchtci- niil lio lost in the roljlit-ry. Chitrlca Adkin.s ami Korn-it Kllno. dtni'swK for the jiroKecutlnn, U'Sllfl- d Monthly urtvrmxm that, MIISSL-I- L-Rcnthk'd tht- hundlt. Jack MulIhiN, ItoKton, who charged xvlUi robbing John Con- of New Uoston, .said Musscr told 1m that lie was fmnpoved to IK; the iitin tlm bus nnd "polnl- KUII nt the drivern. Mulllns WHS te whuc.SH mid ]md to lie crost exuinlnrtl Ity the Htntft iH'forc yivln Jio testimony, Mulllim wild h Lulked lo MliKSOr, after Mussor luu iirrcslcxJ, uuil Mu.iscr tntidn 111 ftatoment lu roKponsn lo MtilUns' In (pilry us to what the utnle u Win.'" Hteele wild he was iltHuR In tli front ot UIP when n mnu fliigK11 the biifl. When the IIUH etopiieil, li MI til iittii feniso front ihb re; nont mid "covered" the wllli cuns nml mnii. entprcd.tt front door nntl polnlwJ n pun nt tli driver, HteolfY cross-wiuiilniilloi jutld WHOM lie first viewed .Mussor defendant told him WIIH nils (iiken Ami that lie lind n brother wl; resembled him. Kleele I I lioiiRlit lie mlRtit be inlntdkcn, KO ooltctl nt the AfK-r fieclnc (C'onilniird on race 1 CHINESE QUIT THEIR STUDIES Students Take Part In Dem- onstrations Against Gov- ernment Officials. .SHANGHAI, Dec. ,f Cblucse students descried Uielr 'tudk-H today to imrtldpnte In dcni- against officials whom liey cliarRCd wllh failing to oppose iggrcsf-lon by the Japanese in Mnn- Tlicy rtcmonstrated for furth- erance of (he Chinese boycol Japnnepe goods. At least C.uOo students on a strike here demumllng n firmer nt- Utudc nyalnxt Jnpan anil ij.OOO more were wild to considering tlie inoveinenl. At Nanking student iilors were estimated to number ,000 to with the lists fleud- growlng despite efforts to ritlurn cm to their home cities. The entire statt of the foreign ot- i-e failed to npitenr nt the offices, ie members, with Ur. Wellington oo, foreign minister, apparently ami their prcwnco might give rise i dlKturbanccs which would grow lo violence. Many-Pointed Program Advocated By President To "Credit Paralysis" In His-Message To Congress; Cites Threat Of Deficit. ISSUES WARNING THAT EXPENSES MUST BE CU.TC Executive Flatly Opposes Any Increased Expenditure For Veterans At This Time And Says Tariff Revision Would "Disturb Industry And Business." j II) Tlio I-ICM WASHINGTON', Dec. buliiucu the treasury books and hasten tcr dnys, President Hoover recomiuciuled iiu'rcnsctl taxation to rongrcMH 16- ihiy aloiiK with 11 many-pointed proRrain to dire- "credit paralysis.'' Unless taxes 'U> pxpenditures down, lie said, the government will linvu run behind Kumn by thu end oC next fiscal year. He cliil not specify the method of. tax revision but suggested It be made effective for only two yea re. A plan fur a gigantic federal-financed Reconstruction Corp., similar to tlie old war finance corporation, headed tlio President's projyoaalH'ttt bfclp business. The agency would advance money to needy Industries, Hesldes, In his third uiinu'ol mes- sage to congress, ho advocated that Sitbsfrlbc more funds (o land Imnhs, L'so federal rcscn'c banks (o lib- funds arrested In failed Imnkn. KHtHhlish a bank system. Broaden tlio base for paper re- servo banks can discount. Overhaul (tanking laws. Kcvlew Ifglsla- lion. Avoid conernl (arlff rcvlsloit. llfvlsc interstate, commerce coin- inslnti laus rccnlfltlnp rails. Allow "proper consolidation" of allroiids. Adjust antl-tnist laws to renrava Here Is Hoover's Prosperity Plan By Thp Atioclntrd 1'irtn rrcsidcnt Hoover's pro- gran i ajiproprlutloivi aiut tn- east'd tuxes to fissure the stability the government. Creiitlon of n Heconstructlon Corp- nitlon to make advances to needy idtistrlrs. Provisions to releaj-e assets frozen fullnl banks. Further treasury subscriptions to ic fi'ilrrril land banks. Kstablishnu'iil of hoiue-hwii banks t ninke himio-ownlng t-nsicr. oC reserve hnnfes nK-s to make more discount- Hevlslon of Interstate commerce IWK to belli solve the railway u Ion. Hevlslon of anti-trust IIIWH to prc out Imnlcntitmiu (Conlinnrd on Page 19) )r. Cecil Fanning, Noted Singer, Dies Ilr The Aiffoclatrd IiUH, O., Dec. Cecil I'nnnlnff, 48, prominent toice tench- T, baritone and composer, died 'rom heart dlBcase nt his home here restcrday. liomc-loan dbroiuit YOUTHS STRIKE, TOJPOLOGK Wyoming University Stu dents Protest Proxy's Claim They Were Ur AMoclnted FITM LAII AM IK, Wyuu Pec. dents of tlio Unlvt-rsllr of Wyoming have plruck In protest rfous reflcclJons" cast hy Dr. A. O, Cm nc, (he preside" t, upon you tlis nnd co-cdft lie found Jn motor cars nrked iicnr tlie secno ot n school dnnco Friday nlglit. The Htrlko was called Iiy n vote of to Ki nt n ninKS meellng last ifiht nflcr Dr. Crane refused to for remarks students flt- rlluitcd tn him (lint the couples were cltin? find Atwtit half [j fitndi'iit body represented. DcnyhiK the charccs iimld jecr.n nd ciiteallK, Din fitmlvntn said the ouples liatl Rone out during nn In- erml.sslon wilcly for fro.su ntr. Order restored by tfielr lenders. Althoiifih Ur. Orano rcfiihed to ntnincril on his survey before inn KIIKCHC Cross, cilltor of ic Itrandini; Iron, fttiidrnL putillcn- Ion, Said Ur. Crane had told him lie elicved he wns fully justified In ivtKlfKntInK the coniiuct of those Mending tlie dnnre. 500 Demonstrators Seeking Way Home WAS1I1XOTON, Dec. we! oinu gone ciiill nnd n shortage of ransiMtrtatlon made difficulties to- for the retreat of tinsuccesa- ul employment demonstrators, In.stcad of 71 trucks and cars, with they arrived, the lontliiKent mt yosturdny pnrndod before apltol and tlie White HOUPP, had -15 to KO hornu In. Drivers of he apparently, had Itwn paid vhcn the column reached here Hun- lay. They immediately drove off. (iKANDI INrNAI'LKS XAI'LKS', Dec. Jrnndl, Kalian forcliiii minister ami IciK-ru arrived hen? today rom their trip to the (lulled States. Cnninleta text of Prfufdrni I rrrV uiessitpo (o ronffress lie found on Pact' If of crilUtHi. my the deficit pectt-d n'wcite (b pardJltly inanccil by bon-owlnir, utit tniiitloo. Iir so IncreiiHed ns to bultince ho budget next ycnr. ConfiTPM KntplmtfaiJIy fieldom 1ms lie been more emphntfo ban In wartiliiR that for confess o go bpyond the limits lie prescribed "In pit her expenditures, (oxes, or will destroy confidence, l On 10) BANK'S HOLDUP Descriptions Of Bandits Broadcast And Finger- prints Are Checkel. Dy The Amoclntnl Trri. XEW 1'IIII-ADELI'JIIA, O., Dec. 8 clews wore In tlic possession of nuttiorltlcs totlny ns tlicy conduct- ed n widespread hunt for three men ivlio looted tlie Citizens Slnle lank ot Strasnnrff, northwest of here, of DcHcrlption of tho rohbers, wiio entered tin.' Imnk Tvlth 11 nmchine gun concenled in n itnjHT suck, yester- ilny. nnd then took their time fioinc throiiKh the vault, were broadcast nnd their fingerprints wei-c being cliecked. Thn trio fled tpwnn! Masslllott .after the holdup, tint the, license number of tho cnr hail not been lained nnd their trail was lost., Tlie toot conBlBteil o[ Bold, jl.100 in KilTcr, currency an undetermined amount oC.lKindn. Hank officials nuld tlio loss was siircd. N oach Clark Tells Oi Parley Held WithGreenBay Leaders 'resident Joanness Hangs Up Receiver When "Potsy" Seeks Final Answer; Claims Wisconsin Feared Defeat At Hands Of.Spartans. Thoroughly disgusted with the actions of Hie owners of the and convinced that the game tentatively Bchcdolcd for next Sundn II h the Wisconsin eleven IH oft definitely, Ocorso ii- apartnns nml II. N. Knyder ot tire Football Corp. ot tbe Packer an oach Ciitly iJimbeau neld a four hour dlscuBslon Sunday nlcht ou t nme here, hut Mr. Snydcr was unable to pcrsuaao tho Orccn Bay ownc o cluingo their minds and play here, ('oach ijirolK-nu and Owner UDGETOHtftR ess and the entire Packer team re- iimcd to Orecn Buy utter Sunday's jimn with tho Bents. Conch Clark called.up Jonnness from the Sher- man hotel In last, night for ft definite expression from tho Pack- er owner he and Mr. Snydcr atnrtod for Portsmouth. The conver- sation over the telephone had Just started when Clnrk says that Joan- new hung up on him. "Then It wns that I realized onr tentative came for nest Sunday was ott Mr. Clnrk row nppa Ws "1 been coaching fQotnnll teams lor 10 yen nnd tlie nellon -at tlw-Oreen Tncktrs Is the most uiisnortsmnnll I have ever seen. The setup couMn bo better. If we would have won nc Sunday the two teams would be eve nml wo would linve wllllnclj- sl the plnyoff wherever the owners dictated. It dirty, rot e Kefr.iln from extending iirrn on of elertrlml Kejert proposals for Rovcnnncnt dole. Trtinnfer shipping Imnrtl ndmln- Intratlvo funrtluns lo commerce Make HlilpplnR lioaril botly, having Jurisdiction c'ottsUvlso shlpplni; and fates and sm-Iccs-nn Inlftiid 'waterways. HtrenRtlien laxvs. Mr. Hoover tnhl tlie leglslnUirs would deal wllh tnxnllou more fully lit ids budget rowwise tomorrow, lift Same' Array Of Witnessei That''Appeared Once, Called Again. Itr .The AMBCUted WOOSTEK, sarao array oC.witnesses who once helped tho state obtain a denth sentence fo> Mrs. Julia Jlnude Lowtncr, licensed 24-year-old murderess, wns drawn OB n second time' today. Mrs. I.owjhcr pleaded terday to n cliargo of hy wnivinff ft I lilth. T, LM-biwi txecatcd, romance wita ttockef,
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