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   Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - August 4, 1930, Sandusky, Ohio                                GOOD EVENING the Weather     [SIXTY-THIRD YEAR JOURNAL 16 PAGES 'Showers this afternoon or tonight. Tuesday, fair, cooler. IN ITS FIELD SANDUSKY, OHIO, MONDAY, AUGUST.4, 1930 El PRICE 3 CENTS PER COPY DEATHS Chester M. Marshall, 3, at Detroit, Mich. Jay Frederick Glass, ?> Cas-talia. ' MARRIAGE LICENSES Benjamin J; Oswald, clerk, Cleveland, and Gertrude Wlest-ly, domestic, Sandusky. Frank Pelz,"' machinist, ; and Ruth Reark, saleslady, both of Sandusky. The Rev. V. J. Ting-ler. Gilbert Habenstein, 28, clerk, Cleveland and Katherlne Amels, 27, domestic, Sandusky. The Rev. Gates Young. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. George Krynock, of Camp-st, a son Monday at Providence hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Callahan, of Columbus-av, a son Monday at Providence hospital. SUMMER HOMES BURNED, LOSS RENEWED HEAT WAVE IN MIDWEST IS UNRELENTIN WITHERED CROPS, LEFT "       " BY JULY BLASTS, BURN NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Sandusky and Vicinity Two cottages burned on Cedar Point chaussee with loss of 170,000. K. of P. convention opens tonight at Cedar Point. Two suspected yeggs held in Bellevue. Boy killed by auto at Castalla. Forest Fires Are Added Menace and Thousands of Acres Of Dried Fields Are Swept By Blazes - Local Storms Have Helped In Some Places But No Relief In Sight. General News . Report BOO dead and 4,000 injured in quake on shore of Caspian Sea. Heat wave renewed and great damage in midwest. Confessions In Cleveland area murder given police. Many drowned and killed by au os in Ohio. 500 KILLED, 4000. CHICAGO, Aug. 4-A new heat wave, as intense as those of unprecedented July series, gripped the midwest today, causing Intense suffering and millions of dollars damage to crops. Scores of prostrations were reported from widely separated localities where temperatures of 100 degrees or higher were recorded. Wilted crops were further damaged by the sultry winds, a merciless sun and continued-drought. Agrlcul tural experts said rain and cooler weather must arrive soon or all but a fraction of the corn and late grain crops will be lost and that damage already was inestimable." Little relief.was promised by federal weather forecasters, who said LONDON, Aug. 4-Reports of a severe earthquake on the northeast shores of the Caspian Sea were received here today, the Morning Post eported 600 hilled and 4,000 injured, and great devastation in the towns of Tchupaevo and Vritzky, two hundred houses and a church were destroyed in the former town, the advices said, and the bodies of 30 children were re-covered from the ruins oi the , Children's JHotne: The1 river Ural Vbrojkejts bank* i^rfigoded the town.'- �'���'--*-i>,iV'"- r,"'     �  Killed Bride WhoWasn't "Good Girl" Tony Colleto, Young Cleveland Gang-1 ster,   Admits   Murder   On Road To Berea. LATE NEWS FLASHES WASHINGTON. Aug. 4-The Chinese nationalist government has warned the U. S. to withdraw all of its nationals from Kanchpw, menaced by bandits, and has declined to assume responsibility for untow rd occurrences there if Americans remain ,the state department was advised today. Kanchow is a city of 20,000 population located on -the Kan Kiang river not far distant from Changsha, which , bandit troops looted and burned last week. REYKJAVIK. Iceland, Aug. 4 -The German fliers, Oscar Weller and Wolf Hirth. decided today to abandon their proposed  flight from Berlin to the United States. The fliers had flown from England to Scotland and then to Iceland, preparatory to continuing to Greenland and America. Hirth ad Wellf-r flew here last night from Kaldadar-nes. It was reported they would dismantle their plane and ship it to the United Slates on the steamer Minnedosa. MANAGUA, Nicaragua, Aug. 4 r- Sergeant Norman Gregg Freeman, of the United StateH Marine corps, died Saturday at Jinotega from wounds he received in a recent engagement with Nicaraguan rebels, advice received here said. Sergeant Freeman also held the rank of lieutenant In the Nicaraguan national guard, an organization of natives commanded by American marines. Sergeant Freeman's father is Henry L. Freeman of Gallon, Ohio. BEREA, Aug. 4 - Tony Colleto,  dapper  young  Cleveland gangster, today, faced a charge ; of murdering his bride of less than a month. The 31-year-old shiek gunman has admitted, detectives said, that he fired five shots into the body of his bride, Mrs. Christina Lorenzo Colleto, 18, and then left her lying in lonely Barrett road near here. "She wasn't a good girl, she was unfaithful," Colleto told detectives who pressed him for a motive or the killing. Calmly and without a show of emotion the' confessed murderer described in detail how he ordered his young wife from an auto and then shot her down. "I shot her five times and then left," he told detectives. , The youth was to be arraigned today in police court on a charge of first degree murder. He will be ordered held without bail until the September session of the Cuyahoga-co grand jury. Tony Is a nephew-of-Charles "Chuck" Colleto, gangster and reputed gunman for the Frank Milano gang of racketeers. Charles has been questioned in connection with a dozen underworld killings and was quizzed'last week in connection with tho murders of Joe Porcllo and Sam Tllocco. Tony Colleto, police said, hung on the edge of the Mayfield road under-v world and acted as driver for boot-v '.eggers. For 26 hours the youth stuck to (Turn to Page Sight-No. C) August may bring even higher temperatures than did July. Local rains this week, too light and scattered to aid crops materially, furnished' the most optimistic note In the predictions. The almost unprecedented dry spell brought another hazard-forest fires to Michigan, Montana, and Idaho, where volunteers and forest rangers fought large timber .blazes. It was feared the situation would be aggravated by lack ot rain. Electrical storms completed the havoc wrought by nature when considerable damage was done in the arfa surrounding-Chicago.-Many buildings were partially wrecked anU power and communication lines were put out of commission. The hottest place in the United States yestrday was Ellsworth, Kansas, in the center of the wheat and corn belt, where the temperature reached 111. Omaha, Neb., reported 110 degrees. Agricultural authorities said grains throughout the entire midwest have been damaged by the drough, wheat and oats crops have been prevented from "filling out" because the stalks have been dried up and thousands of acres of growing corn has been wilted, they said. (Turn to Page Eight-No. 8) SHE IS HANDY ON HER HANDS You'll have to expect a good many upsets if .you try this Btunt, which is. being demonstrated by Florence Hin Low, 10-year-old Chinese acrobatic dancer. Her antics thrilled spectators at the commencement program of a Los Angeles dancing' school. Barbertbn Man Killed Sweetheart In Pig Lane He Told Akron Police JULY RECORD FOR LOCAL COAL DOCK >. NEAV YORK, Aug. 4 - Two earthquake shocks, described as "rather more violent than the Italian ones" were recorded by the seismograph at Fordham university at 1:12 a. m. and 1:19 a. m. today. The distance was about 3,000 miles from New York, according to university officials, and the location of the shocks was probably in south Central America. Love and Sympathy .. Are expressed in the "In Memorlams" and "Card of Thanks" announcements In the Classified section. In times of sorrow they are at your service, as are our specially trained Ad takers with sympathetiu and helpful aug^ gestions in the preparation of your announcement. A call to Mam 28 puts this service at your disposal. Regular Wnnt Ad Rates govern the coot. Minimum charge-$1.00. A total of 1,337.000 tons of coal were sh'pped over the Pennsylvania dock here during July. This Is believed to be more than was shipped over any other dock in the Great Lakes region during the month. The Hocking Valley docks at Toledo, were second with between 900,-000 and 1,000,000 tons, according to reports from Toledo. The movement from the local docks during July was unusually heavy and will figure prominently In the total for the season which, while it, may not be as large as last season's will be large. Last season approximately 10,000 tons of coal were shipped over the Pennsy docks, more than was shipped over any other docks in the Great Lakes area. AKRON, Aug. 4-William Evans, 26, Barberton machine shop foreman, shot 19-year-old Dolly Kozlowski to death along dusty Pig Lane, near Wadsworth, last Friday morning, then abandoned her   two-year-old  baby   on   a Wadsworth door step,  because he did not want her to return to "A life of shame" in Mansfield. That was the substance of a confession Detective Chief Ed McCon-nell of Akron, and his aides wrung today from Evans after an intermittent five hour examination at police headquarters here following the LINGLE AND ZUTA MURDERS LINKED? CHICAGO, Aug. 4 - The murders of Alfred J. Lingle, Chicago Tribune reporter, and Jack Zuta, north side gang chieftain, definitely were linked together today by police and other officials Investigating both. "Find the man who killed Lingle In a pedestrian subway eight weeks ago today and you'll find one of the seven men who killed Zuta in a hotel resort at Delafield, Wis., last Friday," was the word given out by Ch'ef Investigator Pat Roche of the state's attorney's office. Roche went to  Delafield and Waukesha, WisT^ yesterday to aid Sheriff Phillip Herbrand in his investigation of the- Zuta slaying. Their discoveries led, they said, to a belief Zuta may have "been put on the spot" by a woman who "double crossed" him and told his rival gangsters the ideal time to assassinate him. They also attached importance to the finding near DelafielS of a golf bag which .contained five shotgun shells of the type used in the Zuta killing. It was recalled that golf bags played an important part in several recent gangland murders or attempted murders in Chicago and that in each case it.was gangsters of the Moran-Aiello-Zuta north side forces who used them to cary guns and ammunition. These apparently trivial discoveries, the investigators reasoned, were in reality so important they pointed to a solution of the whole Lingle-Zuta tangle. Boy Killed, Woman Seriously Hurt, Plane Hits Carnival Tent, at Findlay identification of the Pig Lane vie-tlm as Dolly or Agrypana Kozloski, 19, of Akron, Saturday night. Evans also admitted, police said that.he hired Sam Yakus, of Barber-ton, to drive the death car to Pig Lane, paying him $20. Yakus was apprehended early today and readily admitted,his part in the crime, according to officers. Akron police and Medina-co authorities discovered Sunday that (Turn to Page Eight-No. 7) ES ARE OF AUTOS,HEAT Ohio Roads and Beaches Take Heavy Sunday Toll-Race Drivers Killed. COLUMBUS, Aug. 4-Automobile accidents took a heavy toll - of dead and Injured in Ohio over the week-end, a United Press survey today showed.   Two of the victims were racing drivers. There were   almost   as   many drownings as   people   fled   to beaches to escape the hent. Thousands upon thousands of motorists jammed the highways as a new heat wave sent temperatures soaring, and the apparently inevitable heavy toll of victims resulted. H. K. Linebaugh, 34, Knoxville, Tenn., and Kenneth C. Louder, 25, Dearborn, Mich., were killed In separate accidents at the Greenville. O., dirt speedway. Linebaugh was killed when he lost control of his machine. The car turned over, pinning him beneath it. Louder was killed when his car collided with two others while making a test run In preparation for the races. .  Other victims were reported as follows: Findlay, Harold Dayman, 22, of North Baltimore, killed, and Robert Wilkinson, son of the editor of the North Baltimore Beacon, seriously injured in crash near Hamlet, Hen-ry-co. Mansfield-Mr. and Mrs. John Mohler, killed when auto struck by Cleveland southwestern interurban car near Mansfield. Their death orphaned 11 children. Zanesvllle, Mlas Rhoda Newton, 25, McCpnnelsville, killed and three others seriously injured when auto skidded on gravel road and overturned. Those hurt were Miss Susanna Mc-Cleary, 19; Russell Wimmer, 31, and William Pennypacker, 22. Sandusky, John Glass, 7, Castfflla, fatally injured when hit by a car while crossing street near home. Portsmouth, Claude Wolford, 31, of Otway fatally injured when car overturned. Columbus, Charles Black, 44, killed when run down by hit-skip driver. Creston, man and woman, believed Mr. and Mrs. John Vargo, Cleveland, killed shortly after midnight  he was upstairs and asked them not to frighten her. The actor went upstairs,- followed by the youth CHICAGO 100 TODAY CHICAGO, Aug. 4 - The city of Chicago was 100 years old today. The name "Chicago" was not unknown before Aug. 4, 1830, but it was not until that date that a plat of the town was published and filed. Previously the name applied to the river only and the town itself was known as Fort Dearborn. The original city of Chicago was three-eighths of a mile square and its population consisted of seven families, not including those living at the military reservation. James Thompson, a native of South Carolina, was the surveyor who laid out the c!ty and the man who filed its first Dlat. Chicago officially will celebrate Us 100th birthday In 1933, when the world's fair is held, but its real birthday was today. *   *   * and two confederates who kept In the background, and secured $100. The trio escaped in an automobile after Fairbanks gave them the money. Tho man who on the screen  has thrilled millions by his daring exploits and escapes from whole rooms full of bandits, pir-(Turn to Page Eight-t\o. 4) PARACHUTE FAILS AS NOVICE JUMPS COLUMBUS, Aug. 4 - A novice parachute jumpe*r, apparently panic stricken, fell 1,600 feet to his death at Port Columbus last night though two parachutes were strapped to his back. He was Wlllard Immel, 24, Kingston, O., junior mechanic for the Curtiss-Wright flying service who leaped from a ship piloted by Grant Melvin, operations manager of the Curtlss-Wright service. It was Immel's first jump and in compliance^ w'th rules for novice Jumpers, two 'chutes were strapped about him and he had been' Instructed carefully as to what to do. The cord of one 'chute had been pulled entirely*- off and apparently failed to open. The other chute cord has not been pulled, port officials found when they reached his body in a pasture south of the port. Several hundred persons witnessed the tragedy. . Immel was holder of a limited commercial pilot's, license. His bouy of the Maj. The Identify of the representative had.not been revealed. The dedicatory services were scheduled for 4 p. m., Monday. Knights of the uniformed rank from nearly every state in the union were at Cedar Point or on the way Monday, according to Col. Russell M. Knepper, of Columbus, chairman e encampment committee. Gen. Id. A. Tuggle of Danville, 111., head of the order, with his staff, arrived early Sunday and established general headquarters to which the various brigades are reporting as fast as they come'in. "The meet is to last ten days but many on hand will leave Wednesday or Thursday for Tampa, Fla., to attend the convention of the supremo lodge of Knights of Pythias to be (Turn to Page Eight-No. 6) DETROIT WORKERS RETURN TO JOBS DETROIT, Aug. 4-Their period of enforced idleness ended, between 150.-000 and 175,000 men returned to work today In some of the city's greatest manufacturing plants. Motor car companies were the principal scenes of resumed activity. At the Ford River Rouge plant alone 100,000 men, away from their jobs three weeks, picked up their tools and resumed where they left off, with the daily schedule speeded up to 8,000 units. Work also was resumed In the Canada Ford plant. Resumption of work at the Ford plants also meant that many activities which have been curtailed the last three weeks because of lack, of demand for supplies for Ford, would resume In kindred industries. Besides the Ford plant, work started after vacation at the plants of the Packard Motor Car company, Graham-Paige, General Motor trucks division. OaklandPontiac, the Tim-ken-Detroit Axle company, the Mo� tor Products company and the Gem-mer Manufacturing company. � The plan of simultaneous vacations at the automobile plants has come to be observed by a great many of the companies. They find it permits an excellent opportunity for inventory and for the replacement of machinery and for necessary repair work, while the entire plant is shut down. Others which follow the plan Include Cadillac-LaSalle, Hudson-Essex and Oldsmoblle. receiving set in which-there developed a "short .circuit.!'. Mrs. Harbaurer and ' her; Mrs. Rose Schuck Schtfley, wii Capt. Lee Schifley of the Sand police department, discovered flames which, at the time ot;the covery, were   gutting   the   lfv"fi| room, with the radio set-as>lis pz clpal prey.    .         Con.nersv Ind., interests,, destroyed^the y� and then swept tb^ residenoea'Ot^ E. Lewis and aeveland^ Walker^ blacksmith shop; a, baktory^a , taurant, three stores, an'impleinffl shop and a graJn elevator; a/carj�| of wheat in affreight car/ a ft**!" three barns and another JhouSe:*** The village's only available, was - from wells and a railroad"-servoir.   Apparatus  from (Qxfoij Hamilton and other , cities t. he Oght.-the,fire-----, An old elevator bulldinf. occupy by three stores, was ew^pt by: f lamj ut Canal Fulton while ffarcomr. from Akron, Massillon and ^ fought, the blaze. Damage waa^'W mated at $25,000. -One hundred and ten': ,�ef grass fires were recorded ;in\3 Great Lakes area where j3rA dried lands were particularly^ = ceptible to flames. One hquie'J two barns were consumed and � uable orchards were'destroy adage has not been estimated., 
                            

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