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   Warren Morning Mirror (Newspaper) - January 19, 1928, Warren, Pennsylvania                               WANT ADS PAY ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION REFLECTING THE IN WARREN FORTY-THIRD YEAR JANUARY 1928. PRICE THREE CENTS WANT ADS PAY HOTELLING IN PRISON FOR LIFE TRY TO CONFIRM REPORT OF SANDINO DEATH JUDGE SAYS NAN SHOULD BE EXECUTED Slayer of Golden Haired Dorothy Schneider is Quickly Sentenced Father of Dead Child Aims Accurate Blow at Former Church Elder As He Enters Few Present Mich.. Jan The slayer of golden-haired Dorothy Schneider is on his way to pay the penalty for his crime. Judge Fred Brennan of the Genesee county circuit court todav sentenced Adolph Hotelling to life imprison- ment at hard labor in solitary con- finement in State Prison at Mar- quetfe. The murderer hears with him on his trip to bleak upper pen- insula institution proof of the hate and desperate grief of the fattier of his victim. As the stolid Owosso church was hrought into court Leslie father of the from an ante lashed out with all his strength and struck Hotelling full in the face. It -was evident the blow wa's painful.. In passing sentence upon the con- fessed who had pleaded guilty. Judge Brennan declared details as shown by this con- fession and1 the proof almost con- vince me we should have capital punishment in this state.'' Three -witnesses only -were including the girl's a physi- cian who told of the and a court reporter who identified Hotellins's confession. Repetition of the incident which marked the prisoner's entrance into the court room was prevented fol- lowing sentence when deputy sheriffs rushed through a into a waiting car which bore him rapidly nways. Before. Judge Hotelling admitted guilt in connection with attacks upon two Owosso girls. He asked the court to into con- sideration my you consider the girl's the judge snapped. The court arraignment climaxed a day of furtive scnrryings and se- Vret expeditions. When it finally was decided that it would be im- possible to have the murder plead anywhere but In Genesee he was bundled into a car in where he had been sheltered in the and rushed to Flint Only a few loiterers were around the courthouse when the car ar- rived- Hurrying Hotelling through a back he was led upstairs to the court room. The slayer was dressed in the garb in which he killed his little victim. He slouched In with Sheriff Green On one side and a deputy on the other. Xo extra guards around the courthouse were as there were few persons in the building and none who threatened to Interfere. The prisoner shuffled to a place before the judge between 1wo of- ficers. are charged with first cle- gree the judcr- declared. vou plead guiltv or not Hotelling looked dumbly back at his for a second. Then he breathed i 1 t Leslie Schneider. the girl's was the first witness. formallv identified her. Dr. W H. the phvsieian who con- ducted the autopsy. followed Hotelling's attorney offered no ob- iection. nor did TIP enter a. single word in behalf of his prisoner. barked .Tudse Bren- nr.n at Hotellins. who bad sunk into a chair as though even at this hour he too indifferent to pay attention. The defendant and fared the have you to T have to Fav that von take the family into the murderer renlied. appear to have no regrets. You did not take this family into thp judge con- iinue-1. have the deepest regret in the That one ani- mated reply. He pitched his voice and gazed at the judge as though to challenge the claim that he was not sorry for what he did. on page Quartet Held In Jail Afj Hard Tionesta Charged With Robbing Summer Cottages ROYAL BIRTH Jugo Jan. Marie of Jugo Slavia gave birth to a son at a today. Queen Marie of Jugo Slavia is a daughter of Queen ilarie of who recently went to Belgrade to attend the ar- rival of a grandchild. Queen Marie of Jugo Slavia already has one Prince four years old. Sheriff Frank Ellis and Other Officers Make Some Im- portant Arrests Owner of Tagless DIS-J covered On j Gets Himself Into Trouble j When He Comes to Claim the Machine 11 WORLD FIGURES IN FOREFRONT AS THE CONFERENCE OPENS Sixth Pan-American Con- gress Gets Under Cuban Named President Weather Indications Ua'n Thursday and nizht Friday slightly warmer colder Friday. Jan. The sixth Pan-American congress open- ed today under the leadership of world figures in the universal striving for peace and understand- and delegates of 21 countries stood ready to proceed with con- sideration of those problems of pri- mary interest to the new world A man proclaimed as a leading authority in such Dr. An- tonio Sanchez of Cuba was elected president of the con- gress. Charles Evans chair man of the American was named vice-president. Rafael Cuban secretaj-y of opened the pro- ceedings with an eloquent in. which he emphasized the con- tribution of Pan-American congress es to the establishment of the prin- ciple of arbitration in international disputes. Alejandro Leira. Chilean expressing simi- lar faith in the destines of the Pan-American ideal. Open diplomacy and full public- ity was made certain by ratifica- tion by the congress of a recommen dation of the heads of the delega- that all meetings be open to the public. The question of execu- tive will be de- cided later. The conference also accepted the suggestion for the ap- pointment tof eight committees to deal with the various subjects on the agenda. Apart from today's session was largely devoted to speeches. Hughes closed the discussions by formally thanking Cuba in the name of the American delegation and the American people for thp warm welcome given President Coolidge. president of the United he to Wash- ington not only with the deep inter j est in Pan-American which he has always but with intensified affection for the people of whose indepen- dence and prosperity we have so long sought to i One of the features of the day was the raising of the flags of the j 21 republics on flagstaffs erected on the two sides of the steps lead- ing to the hall where the confer- ence is being held. The flag of the United States was greeted with the predominant applause oE the but it was remarked that flags of both Mexico and Nicara- 1 gua came in for a great wave of popular acclaim. President Machado accompanied I the chairman of the respective de- legations to the flagstaff assigned to that particular and on' each occasion the anthem of the country greeted the as it floated to the breeze. A plea for continental solidarity mad0 by Dr. De j afipr his election. as every na- has in reserve two enormous' love and hate. The latter a destructive power whose manifes- 1 tation in national societies is crime j and in international war. i The. other is a constructive j less but more per- manent but less clamorous. Lo'vel has brought everything great exists on earth triumphing ov- er its wounds disappear and it j welfare and happiness Dr. De Bustamente stressed the importance Of the approach to bet- j ter understanding achieved by mod- ern methods of communication he-' tween American HP empha- that it will be the duty of' Sheriff Frank Ellis is holding four men in the Forest county jail at Tionesta on charges of having robbed in the neighborhood of 20 summer cottages or lodges on the Tionesta between 'Nebraska and Tionesta or on the Allegheny be- tween Tionesta and West Hickory The men are John of who lives between Sheffield and August 25. and Walter of German below Tionesta. Among the cbttages said to have been entered are those owned by William Dickrager of David of Pau- line Smearbaugh of Dr. F. J. Bovard of Dr. G. F. of E. R. Chaf- fee of and the hunting lodge owned by Allison Klinestivei of East Hickory. The capture of the four men fol- lows the exercising of considerable tact and diplomacy by Sheriff Ellis his and Officer Kelley of the Pennsylvania State Police bar- racks at Butler. Forest county authorities have been after the alleged robbers for some little but it was found necessary to approach the climax of the whole affair by gradual steps. Monday night. Sheriff Ellis was driving up the Tionesta Creek road toward Nebraska when he came across a car parked on the highway and without license tags. He turned came and was evidently recognized by a man near the who then took-to the brush on dead run. Sheriff Ellis took the car to Tionesta. Tuesday Thornton came to claim saying the machine had been stolen. But his story was doubted and he was put in jail. According to Information given out Thornton gave evi- dence which implicated others. pieced together with data which Sheriff Ellis already posses- drew the other three into the net. This trio was run down by Officer De- puty D. H. Deputy H. F. and Jay who is game protector in Clarion county. It is said that a large quantity of alleged to have been stol- was found in the car which the men had at the time. It is under- stood the men. with perhaps one admitted the various thefts. They that they had not entered the cot- tage owned by Dr. G. F. one of the nev.-e- summer homes. R. R. whose place is on was able to identify some of his including army and lanterns. He was a heavy los- er and only part of his property has been recovered. Owners of cottages along the Tionesta and the Allegneny have been greatly aroused over the con- tinued robberies and it is a source of much gratification to know that Sheriff Ellis and his men have cap- tured the alleged culprits. Record-Breaking Crowds Attend Farm Products Exhibition At Harrisburg Edward pictured above. He is Adolph j confessed slayer of five-year-old Dorothy Schneider of j Mich. The child was stabbed to death and her body thrown in creek. Troops had to be called oxit to disperse would-be lynchers after Hotelling confessed. Youth Demands Hotelling Reward On Basis Of Weird Dream Suggesting Slayer 4251 P. J. who is an sessor in has com- pleted a taken while completing his regular which gives Sheffield a total of inhabitants. Knowledge of just made j should be of much in- terest to Sheffield folk. TRULY WONDERFUL GIFTS OFFERED IN THE BIG CAMPAIGN Retains Attorney and Fight to Get Of- fer d For Information How to Enter and Win is Fully Four Fine Automobiles WAR SCENES BARRED FROM FRENCH PARIS. Jan. scenes can no longer be dragged into French motion pictures to imaginary comedy or drama. The government has in- structed the censor to refuse to ap- prove such pictures because tragic events of the war which re- call so much tragedy and .suffering should not be travested for commer cial The if presented in an auth- entic and historical is not under ban. CHOOSK RAYXEU on page Jan. Major Harold M. attached to Second Corps area headquarters i at New was designated by the secretary of war today to resent the army on the finance com- mittee of the American Olympic f-ommittee in connection with tlie Ohmpic games at Amsterdam this summer. 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Remember ami votes the of these many valuable votes are earned only by entonii- the clipping coupons and obtaining new and renewal sutj- .srnptions to the Times or Mirror THE PRIZES ARE It dor- n't a cent to enter the to um an- of the award Evcrj active nif-m- on page Made Deacon the Night Killer Became Neighbor Claims Identity' of Slayer Came Hours of Sleep liy NJ3A Service Jan. a weird dream that troubled the .sleep of 25-year-old Harold Lot- ridge bring about the arrest of Adolph confessed slayer of Dorothy Schneider of and s.o end one of the most fever- ish man-hunt's in Michigan's his- Lotridge believes it dirl. He has an attorney to fight for the reward which was offer- ed for the slayer'.s he is ready to admit that his even if it should not win him the has already caused hiui plenty of trouble family lives near Hot- elling's attends the .same church and knows the Hotellings intimately. On the night that Hot- elling was elevated from deacon to elder in the young Lotridge was marie a deacon. On Monday morning Lotridge and his father went to a Finall town npar where thfv were ed in the erection of a school house. On the Harold told his father of a dream that had broken his night before. Thought He dreamed about niuider oi that little girl in he .said. thought I saw it done and saw the murdf and thf- imprDs- nas '-tayed wirn me I woke up.'1 Tlie father 'urn wiat murderer had looked in dream. Harold a de-r- tliar fits Adolp.i said hi.i surprised know it what had we hotter replied the son. The two continued on to Flush- ing and work. TViTe told the foreman and as-ked his ad- vice. .'Ufisestr-d that they lay off for a few and jro to Flint to tell their to the two men were reluctant to a well-liked neichbor merely on the- strength of a and decided to wait a while and think the matter over. But another workman had heard their story. He had a hunch. So. he left his work and '.lurrMed to Flint. During the after- Buildings Are Thronged With Visitors From State During Day Various Organizations Hold Elections and Choose Of- ficers For the Ensuing Calf Club Displays' Jan. crowds attend- ed the state farm products show here the second of the exhi- bition. Interest was added by the attendance of Governor Fisher anti a group of state officials who in- spected the displays of farm pro- duce and livestock. Although the buildings were thronged all many found time to attend meetings of various farm organizations. At the annual meeting of tlie Pennsylvania Dairymen's Associa- tion E. B. of Pennsylvania i State College was re-elected presi- dent. M. L. Thompson of Mont-1 was named first vice presi- r M. T. Phillips. Pomeroy. PCC- j ond vice W. F. third vice and Robert F. West secretary treasurer. Gilbert S Watts of Bellwood. elected president of the Pennsylva- I nia Vegetable G-rowers' Association. J. M. State was named vice president and W. B. Nissley. also of State was re-elected secretary treasurer. J. T. Logan. DuBois. was named president of the Pennsylvania Poultrymen's Association. J. W. Parks. Altoona. was chosen vice president and E. W. a poultry specialist of State was re-elected secretary treasurer. Guy A. Leader of and C. R. of were chos- en directors. Clay Erdnpy of Lewisburz de- fended honors won at the anrt 2-irls club round-ups at the Union County when his ralf was made champion. sil- ver and bronze medals were award- ed winners in the various groups. Edwin Aldenville. won first prize in exhibits of 1-h cluh Jersey calves Hugh Torrenro or Jeanette. took second and William third. The hog classes were indeed and sold today. Berkshires brought an average of ami Chester P. M. P.ream. ot was awarded first prize m the light comb honey class. K- R. Landls of Thompsontown. first honors in dark comb honey. John S. Eby of took first prize in the light extracted honey class and H. W. Dennis of Allen- first prizo jn the amber ex- tracted. Loren A Yaw. of Roaring took first place in the dark extracted class and Treesdale won first place in wax. The collective exhibit first went to Charles E. Saltner of York and in the county exhibits the Lehigh County Beekeepers As- sociation took first prize. Roy of won first a gold for the best exhibit of raw market milk from rows free from tuber- culosis. In the market class John H Fry. of took first place. Prize winning certi- fied milk wai exhibited by Delchester Edgemont. and highest in the pasteurized milk class went to the Snpple- Wills-Jones Company of Philadel- phia. C. M. of Loretta. wife of the steel wac first prize winner of farm butter. while the Hershev Creamerv Com- pany oT took tirst place in the creamery butter W. C. F. of llnver- ford. won American Cat- tle Club cup and the Pennsylvania Federation of Club nip went to Paucona Farrri Bethlehem. Roy Peterson or won the phia interstate council Practically all in tlie sweepstake class at the e.z-z. shou went to P. T. Ki.itler of Towanda lie exhibited the best dozen white and brown eggs and the be-t five dozen white and brown eggs. each. The lional school of Lancaster counn won the school cup for the larce.il and their 102 doz- ens winning 17 Lancaster county -nas awarded a silver cup for the largest and display of any with 175 dozen which took 31 os. Bradford county f-ecoml with 10.1 dozen and IS Dean R. L. of the School SEVERS HAND OIL CITY. Pa Jim. IS. Temporary insanity is thought to have caused Joseph 73. of neai Foie.st counu. to aii--e from Ins bed eaily make iii.s to the bain and there .seier his left hand at the wrist ith an axe. cutting pro- cess began at the finger tips and continued back along the fingers and hand to the wrist. The attending physinari ue_ linves that from 25 to 35 blows were struck befoie amputation complete. FAILURE OF BILL TO PASS HOUSE IS ANGERING PAPERS Senate Puts it Through But Other Department Adopts Amended Measure MANAGUA. Nicaragua. Jan. IS- Liberal press here has been angered by failure of the elec- toral bill for the forthcoming pres- idential elections in Nicaragua to i pass the house of representatives. The as approved by the American in accordance with American promise to super- vise the coming was passed by the but the House adopted a changed and amended measure. The Liberal accuse General Chamoro. tlie former pres- of controlling the House in its attitude toward the original -which would havP placed American as president of the board of clertions. the bill by the House merelv pianos an Amei- ioan as a counsellor on the board of eleclions. The Liberals charge that the1 Conf-ei vatn es have broken the agreement signed in behalf of the Liberals and Conservatives at the urging of Henry L. Stimson. per- sonal representatiie of President Coolidpe. last year. The Conserv- ative attitude is that they are will- ing to accept supeiviMOn Of 192S elections bj the United but are not obliged to pass a law which would be unconstitu- tional and which would jeopardize the sovereignty of Nicaragua. The Liberals contend that the law as passed bv the House takes tbe teeth from the Senate law bv tieing the hands of the proposed American electoral dictator. NICARAGUA FORCES SAY BY AIR BOMB Marine Corps Headquarters at Managua Attempt to Verify Allegation Soldiers Arriving From Nuevo Segovia Declare Air Barrage Claimed Life of Rebel Wife Has Body Jan. Marine Corps headquarters tonight were attempting to verify a report that the rebel Augustino was killed in airplane bom bardment of his headquarters at El Chipote Saturday. Micaraguans arriving from the department of in which fighting between marines and Sandino's forces has say that he was killed first part of the They assert that Sandino's body was turned ov- er to his widow and that she is re- turning with it to San Rafael. Marine aviators place the most severe bombing of Sandino's strong holds as having taken place Satur- day. Flyers who participated said- at the tilne 40 rebels were killed' and many wounded. PANAMA DELEGATION HAS ACTION FREEDOM PANAMA. Jan. Panama delegation to the Han- American conference ba1- complete freedom of action so long as it st.ivs within the of the r-itabliMiPd polky of Panama of non-intrrefer- ence in the internal of other foreign minister Alfaro said today. .a'-ked what the attitude the delegation would be should tnr- question be brouzbt at Havana He replied the delr- Kation had received no specific in_ from tbe government re- participation in discussion of the internal affairs of other rountries The foreim h'nveier. declared. propos'-d convention On international law adopted ijy rommisMon of J'ir- at Pv'o Jar.riro 'he trion for .nanv problems of genera1 in i Ame-ifan r-ountriee are interbred. lo lour.i poli'iral a' present al'en'inn. or pendmc cT'ain m- ro BODIES OF 3 MEN FOUND NEAR CHICAGO Jan. by buckshot and pistol bodies of three men were strewn along a road south of Chicago to- mute according to county of a renewal of the Chicago Heights liquor war. The dead i re. Harry Puller. Fort Joseph Chicago truck Joseph Cazi- aiulo. 17. Chicago restaur- ant dishwasher- Fuller -was a former Detroit. who recently had been operating in the Northern Indiana Industrial according to police identification. believe all three men were killed by the Chicago Heights al- coholic said James L. Devereaux. chief of county police. FACE FLIGHT FAILURE FOR A LACK OF FUEL SAX Jan. a looming threat of failure by lack of Captain Charles Kingsford-Smith. Austral- ian anri Lieut. George 'R. Pond. TJ. S. cailed smoothly aloft through their second day of continuous flying in their fourth at- tempt to break the world endur- ance record. The pilots Of the hie tri-motored monoplane Spirit of who took off from Mills Field at a. yes- terday messaged by radio today that they estimated only 050 gal- Ions of easoline were although ir was impossible to ascertain tbe exact amount of fuel still in their tanks. STATE PARDON BOARD REFUSES MURDERER Pa.. Jan. state board of pardons today refused the application of Leon Northumberland county for commutation of death sentence to life im- prisonment. Srovern was sentenced to be ex- ecuted at Rockview prison next Monday for the killing of Joseph r.at-nowski. brother of his s-weet- neart. who with her father and an- v-jt -e-. wor0 wounded by Scovein at home in Shamokin'. Commutation asked on the around the applicant was men- tnilv deficient. I on page on page TOnXY'S niKTHDXYS Mis. C C Jury Noli llairv Schmidt Robi-i 1C. Co w fl'. I'i'-l-'io.i-r hno-jMv 'in M On. SUPPORT RESOLUTION MAKING WAR OUTLAWED WASHINGTON. Jan. A resolution endorsing the move of the department for a treaty war was adopted unani- mously today by the conference on the and cure of war. which is meeting here. The measure was introduced Mrs. William D Sporburg. of the national council of Jewish wom- en it received ready support anrt u.is termed one speaker as reo- omii-.ing in a treaty tinn in in the foreign the Ui   

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