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Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - January 7, 1932, Zanesville, Ohio Prints the News THE ZANESVILLE SIGNAL Tells the Truth yOL LII NO 216 ZANESVILLE 0 EVENING JAN 7 1932 THREE CENTS FIND MISSING PLANE ON TIMBERED MOUNTAIN DEMANDS OF JOBLESS LAID BEFORE HOOVER AND CONGRESS BY MARCHERS BODIES OF TWO WOMEN FOUND AFTER SEARCH Terrific Crash Into Mount Resulted When Lost in PALL a 1932 bt L V Pa Jan Stewart Debbie Stanford ciety aviators crashed and were ed 011 wooded Sherman mountain we lound today when after sighting their crumpled from the nir we re- turned to the scene of the crash by automobile Their white Lockheed monoplane crashed into the dense timber of the foot mountain after they left Pittsburgh Tuesday enroute to New York from where they planned to Btart a leisurely air tour to South America They left St Louis last week Solution of the mystery of their disappearance was made by the United Press correspondent J Paul Lukens pilot for the Autogiro company as we soared on a rescue over the dangerous rnlci- mountain gaps When we returned to the tain we found the plane broken in In tiie cabin we found the W Mrs a cut over one Mrs Stewart's mangled body was found crushed under the engine o the craft It appeared that Mrs Stewart had been killed ly but that Mrs Stanford had been and had died some hours Lukena and I who first sighted the wrecked craft while flying over the mountain were the first to reach the bodies which were not Immediately removed to Newville Scored of auto- came to the scene and an was summoned from The plane hdd in dense C A GRAHAM ENTERS RACE FOR CONGRESS SEAT MOORE HOLDS on the very mountain top Lukena an expert pilot viewed the wreckage and the and had difficulty visualising the lact ments of the two women fliers He believed they were flying through a heavy fog They a- spin a common trick to get out Not realizing how low they were they crashed into the n lop without a warning n a car we engaged at and accompanied by ten members of the Pennsylvania national guard we approached the wreckage from the mountain road It was soft muddy we slushed along with mud up to our ankles We broke through clense underbrush and came upon the The the Thn crash had been terrific engine iras half burled in ground We first glimpsed Mrs art's body projecting from under the engine The wings and cabin were a mass of tangled splintered fragments the piano glistened white and clean In bright sunlight Obviously there bad been no fire We helped the national guardsmen lift the heavy engine to Mrs Stewart's body Then we looked for the body of Mrs Stanford But true plane had crashed in such a wav that the wings blocked entrance to the cabin Exercising our mass strength we finally succeeded in tearing the apart There on toe floor of the cabin was her body with a gash over the eje there was no physical mark of Injury Mrs was killed instantly Mrs Stanford might have for a number of hours after the crash By this time other cars were ing State police reinforced the tional guard and s cordon was thrown around Cie wreckage to keep beck the curious The place where the disaster oc curred is considered by pilots to be the most dangerous In the nation for fliers it is wild and Dublin's the Blue Ridge mountains Fir trees abound on everi mountain and underfoot there is tangled with en limbs and dead trees As we started out from Philadelphia this morning Lukens a veteran In Hying over this region told me If they got over Gap I L pick the spot where they crashed i flew direct to Dublin's Gao and re we found the broken plane Prominent Young Barrister Here After Moore's Place As 15th District Representative STATE AID CHECKS FOR SENT TO OHIO SCHOOLS Columbus O Jan State aid checks totalling to be dis- to school teachers janitors and school bus drivers in 44 Ohio counties two cities and eight ed v v ere mailed today bv the state department of Assistant State Director of Joseph W Flchter who is in charge of distribution of the state educational equalization fund said that after one more draft of state aid checks the amount promised state aid schools for 1931 will be cleared A check for OOO was mailed for distribution in the of Jackson and one for to the city of ston The villages and the sums allowed them were Bridgeport 81 BOO caldwell 5800 chauncey and Dover Greenfield bring and The various counties benefiting under this distribution together with totals included Athens fleld Gallia Geauga 6300 Harrison Highland Hocking Jackson 83 900 Jefferson 300 Lawrence Logan Monroe 900 MorgAn 100 SI 900 Noble Perry 3200 Pike Portage 900 Hoss Scioto Trumbull 8300 900 Washington LAUNCH SIEGE ON DEFIANT KENNEDY BROTHERS RANCH La Pas Entre gentina Jan 1 Rios Province Ar- The Wild Irishmen of eastern Argentina the Kennedy brothers who started un- successful revolt here Sunday a desperate stand today Sri military airplanes troops police on tho Kennedy ranch near Surrounded ty provincial and from the aSr the and few supporters believed number not more than a na TEXAN ASKS FOR IMPEACHMENT OF ANDREW MELLON Washington Jan ment charges brought by the ful Democratic Texas congressman Wright Patman against the multi- millionaire of the treasury Andrew W Mellon were before the house judiciary committee today for inquiry Patman famed the champion of a cash bontis for war veterans ated a sensation when he stood be- fore the house and accused Mellon of a law passed in 1789 The law the Texan claims Mellon has prohibits a secretary of treasury from engaging In business and commerce Patman talked ly in billions before the In reciting the world-wide financial in- which have made the Mellon name a for wealth power The charge has been brought Mellon before and the dean of President Hoover's cabinet weathered It There was no tion that Patman would get where Attorney Clarence A Graham Democrat made formal ment today of his entrance in the race for the national House or from the Fifteenth Ohio Congressional district His ment was made here and sets at rest a long anticipated and declaration by enthusiastic supporters of the prominent young southeastern Ohio barrister Graham has been In- to enter the race at the In- of his countless who been attempting to get him to toss his hat in the ring for the past years He aspires to the seat now held bj Congressman C Ellis Moore Republican cf Cambridge who was re-elected bv such a narrow margin last 3 ear Graham is popular with thousands of voters throughout the district which comprises Guernsey Morgan Noble Washington Monroe and counties and efforts were made to get him in the race at the last election but he refused Now he has been forced into the running and IVill wage an intensive campaign Born and reared on a farm near he graduated from high school and taught school In the ty for six years Serving eighteen In the World he ed to attend the University of cago where he graduated In the col- leges of arts and law and has law in for eight In 1924 his first prominent political recognition was received he was overwhelmingly elected Judge of the county probate court where he served with distinction in many tedious cases requiring wisdom which beyond his years Attorney Graham is a prominent member of the American Legion a past commander of the local post and has been actively Identified with the Legion affairs throughout state and conventions He is a ber of the Masonic lodge the Shrine and Grotto is Identified with B P Elks F O Eagles in and is associated with county grange activities as a member Atty Graham attends the Presbyterian church His entrance in the race seems almost tantamount to election as he li held in the highest esteem by all who know him throughout the dis- and nib friends are counted in the thousands He is now an openly avowed candidate for the office and supporters ore ls ing to his cause RED JACKSON is KILLED IN CRASH AS PLANE DIVES Miami Fla Jan 7 A hundred fliers went on with the show today but Dale Jackson noted stunter and of the endurance record was not in the cast Jackson to his death here late yesterday in a warm-up flight preliminary to opening of the American air races today His plane an experimental Amphibian broke apart as Jackson tried his stunt an Inverted spin Both wings the tail gear buckled and the wreckage fell like a plumb from an altitude of feet Jackson s body found la the wreckage one finger curled through the nng of his chute cord Observers of the noted flier's last flight said Jackson had put the plane through snap rolls slow rolls an Immelman turn before he tried his last stunt Walter Beech president of the companies quoted by one of his officials as warning son not to stunt In the new mental plane when the St Louts pilot asked to try it This official said Beech declared the craft would not stand the strain of Jackson s stunts other fliers had tried it without Stunting and haa approved it Mrs Jackson had accompanied her husband here for the but was Turn to Page Two mm FIRM LOW BIDDER ON ADDITION TO Postal Officials Expected to Award Contract Soon Carried to their conclusion mean a bv the senate Only ten proceedings ever have reached that stage The Srst must order a The an a moment when most of the had flocked in to vote on a The chamber was lent when he arose to his tional and said I Impeach the of the treasury An- W words that from the almost member Upon motion of the veteran Rep Term the charges were referred to the judiciary BOAT IN DISTRESS OFF CAPE HATTERAS killed policemen In their position In thick Tht of tie and Roberto rn herculean strength experts and revolver berome IT- in the entire Ktos country which named The Three Wild boats FREED BEFORE TAKEN TO PEN Charleston W Va Jan a ter from J Blackburn wha county prosecutor who Is In Florida Governor Conley today was accused of making a mockery of the law for pardoning a mm convicted of larceny before he had been taken to the state George Wlsman convicted of ing a fur coat was sentenced to four rears In the After served 23 days in the county Jail awaiting removal to the penitentiary He was pardoned ana released before from Uje prison 1s it any wonder citizens times the law in their own hands recently the case In The contracting firm of Zelher and Millar of Sandusky was low bidder for the erection of the addition to the and remodeling of the present structure according to announcement made Wednesday by postal authorities at Washington The bid was James DeVault of Canton was ond low bidder at while the Co Canton sub- mitted the third lowest bid of The contract is expected to be ed soon and work will start this ter on tne erection of the addition to adjoin the present on the north The moving of ings and equipment in preparation for the construction work will begin Saturday Postmaster W C Ledman declared today The temporary tion will be established in the weiler building South Third street L W McMaster and Son will be In charge of the moving of the fixtures During noon till morning moved will not have usual the period from Saturday opening time on Monday all departments will be One Falls in Love Kidnap Gang Caught Because one of Its members fell In love with the pretty wife of one of Its victims Chicago detectives believe have broken up the kidnap ring for many of the kidnaping In city during the past year Gus Sanger a confessed member of the ring fell in love with Mrs Georgia Gecht shown at the left wife of Dr Max Gecht and made a date with her after her husband had paid his ransom When he railed to fill his date the police were there too He Implicated the six men shewn above Left to right standing they are Guy Ward Swalwell a former states attorney at and Albert Russell Sitting Edward Finen liam Thomas and Oscar Martin SITUATION WATER POURS AS WORLD AWAITS ARFA IT c 11 if 1 I M L T ATTITUDE OF u b Main Levee Breaks and Threatened as the state de- Washington continued with Britain Trance and Italy re garding concerted action to bring in the far Augmenting the serious tone about the state department was the feeling that the last word had not been Bald Saturday afternoon and Sunday tte exchange over the ad- tions All employes will assist in the moving and it is planned to have armed guards on duty when stamps and other valuable ment property s taken in trucks to the new location Work on the temporary has been com- and the building will be ready for occupancy when moving timn ar- rives The change at this time Is made necessary by decision of the government to remodel the Interior of the present building and erect the addition The audition will conform to the present structure and will occupy nearly nil the ground adjoining the present structure Ledman that it is hoped slight inconvenience Ibe done the and patrons of the In the as the will closed at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon and the rary offices will be opened at 1 for the colection of mail Other de- of the close at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon so the public will be taken care of in the old building in the regular manner Saturday FILE AFFIDAVITS AGAINST BOYS FOR DEATH OF EIGHT O Jan charging bovs with murder of James White they confessed to burning White's home and causing death of the farmer and seven of his children near here were filed today by county sheriff C H Swanson boys Albert Reymer 15 and Moyer 17 made their ported confession at the state trial home at Lancaster where were imprisoned on conviction of car theft Sheriff Swanson said the affidavits were filed so that warrants might be Issued and the boys brought here tonight Further questioning of Keymer and Moyer he said tended to dispel doubts of their White a squatter settled in a one- room cabin a few miles from with bis eight children The hut burned last April 7 Only George White 12 escaped George told officers Reymer had visited their house to see Mary 20 oldest of the children burned Father kicked him George said The two boys said burned the house for revenge against White They stole a motor car and used gasoline from its tank to sex the fire that blazed through the small cabin before the victims could escape j bv Japanese soldiers to an American consul in Manchuria While Secretary Stimson said he considered Japan B official regrets as tantamount to an apology he indicated the case was not jet closed He is still waiting for a detailed report from Mukden Stimson has indicated he have a statement soon regarding sible action of the western powers in Yesterday Japanese and Italian De discussed the situation with Undersecretary Castle Previously Stimson had seen Sir ald Lindsay of Britain and Paul Claudel of France All the western powers -are Ij worried by reports that the anese army having conquered plans to invade China proper A statement of American policy on the delicate diplomatic situation ated by Japan's Manchurian campaign Is expected late today from the state department a special meeting of American press dents for today He will discuss the far eastern situation Jan 7 troops dispersed Chinese bandits and irregulars who had occupied the ed city of Japanese quarters here announced today The announcements did not reveal the number of Two Towns in Path of Flood Water Tenn Jan 7 ofj ed that lowlands which the levee lives imperiled in the vould be Inundated from two flood area when a to 12 feet MEN IN GATHERING AT CAPITOL WANT FEDERAL HELP Cox's Army Orderly in Demonstration at Capitol Jan militant bub priest leading the largest ering of ed demonstrators eier to march upon Washington laid before President Hoover and congress today ii prediction that resolution would sweep the country If the did not come to tne aid of the jobless James P Cox of Pittsburgh led his parade of more than 10 OOO Jobless to tol before congress convened lor the day s business and presented his tit on through Senator James J Davla and Hep CUde Kelly Pa The middle-aged priest who be- bloodshed may result If mental aid Is refused to the needy this ivinter went to the capitol before 12 o'clock so he could keep a noon pointment with Hoover at the House Cox appealing for his interview with Mr Hoover said he was greatly at the reception he and his men had reef ved in Washington They really went further than we expected he said referring to the reading of his petition on the floor of the house and its inclusion In the break in the Matthews levee sent flood waters a wide stretch of Tho United Press correspondent at Miss said motor launches were taking negroes off housetops and others were rescued from precarious perches in trees Water six to ten leet deep was re- ported surging lu the immediate of the north of Swan Miss feet of the levee sloughed away shortly after midnight Frantic efforts of citizens failed to check spreading of the crevasse and at dawn It had widened to 30 feet and Miss will be flooded Michael levee supervisor af Miss said Bv 11 a m the break had widened to feet and Hood waters were at a rapid Reports were that in the immediate lowlands had evacuated safely but were forced to leave stock behind to drown Tippo and Macel were being as well as Vance and two other communities af a few population estimated that between and 4.000 persons might be In the district and faced with inundation Boats he CLAIM POLITICAL PULL NECESSARY TO OBTAIN JOBS Kenton O Jan 7 workmen whose names appeared on the list of needy persons by the Hardly county lief charged today politics and not need was the basis were being dis- patched to in the area for cue work The Matthews system ex- tends for 15 miles about the Bwan lake area and is known as one of the kev dykes In the north Mississippi chain of levees was the most since the levee broke near Glendora Approximately acres In the er valley already are under water and citizens ref said there was little of repairing the break in the Matthews bayou and or employment by contractors on relief I three federal projects in the county The also charged that any person in order to be considered must have recommendation from W W chairman of the din county Democratic executive com- and that the majority of men working on the projects were single and not In want Complaints of the men were re- by the local non-partisan re- lief committee which stated no re- quests for names or recommendations bad been received from contractors or highway officials The committee ed Russell Harvey state highway en- gineer for county to halt con- struction work until contractors ad- here to terms of the agreement DONOR OF ENORMOUS CHARITY FUNDS DEAD COUNTY TO SPEND SUBSTANTIAL SUM ON Muskingum county commissioners today appropriated for highway construction purposes ing It was announced by County Auditor Paul D Fleming who Is in the preparation of the an- budget of expenditures which was completed this afternoon Figures the saving of 89 ever that of last year While tbe total amount is what lower than the allowance for 1931 the decrease Is attributed to a lowering of property valuations and a subsequent deficit In tax returns over those of a year ago Through this deficit the one in 111 levy for road poses has been affected Separate items in the budget in- new construction maintenance and repair of roads maintenance and repair of The current appropriation for roads less than in 1931 However other ies will be from gasoline tax and automobile registration fees The warnings were sen throughout the advising planters to evacuate with their and goods However many families were ex- to stay in their nt in second floor rooms above the flood Five hundred plantation hands been working day and night for convened weeks attempting to strengthen the baj ou levee ATTORNEYS NAMED FOR MURDER CASE OF ELMER BARKER Judge C F nibble today appointed Attorneys A A Porter ard B E to represent Elmer Barker alleged slayer of Charles Graham when the case corner to trial in court of com- mon pleas on Feb 2 Barker was Indicted by the ber grand jury on a second murder charge Graham was at- tacked and allegedly beaten to death by Barker at the of the latter's divorced wife last v ember 1 Inasmuch as the charge is second degree in nature it will not be sary to empanel a special venire to hear the case The petit which is subpoenaed to report for duty on Tuesday the der case Judge appointed Porter and Leasure after Barker had announced he intended to stand trial rather than plead guilty to the charge as was intimated some time ago DEATH OF FRENCH MINISTER OF WAR HITS LAVAL'S PLAN Paris Jan death of ister of War Andre early day was likely to cause a cabinet crisis resulting in the ignation of the ministry of Premier Pierre Laval 54 entered a coma at 10 p m- and died today from The loss of the army war ister and the Illness of Foreign ister Aristide Briand made the critical for Laval for toe ministers were expected to do much of the work of the French delegation at the world disarmament conference death disturbed the delicate of the cabinet and It was be- that Laval might resign and form a new ministry including cal representatives Andre Tardieu was as a possible successor to inot The cabinet was lo discuss the appointment of a new minister today was decorated for bravery In the World war and lost a leg at the siege of Verdun He was a strong nationalist and had prepared a program under which France would not reduce her army soldier or gun until she necessary concessional record was splendid marchers made no tion on Copitol Hill They crowded the streets lor blocks and stood on ths capital plaza their band while Cox went to the capital doors with his resolution Coxs was taken to the floor of the house of representatives by the when the It was presented by Speaker Gamer or Hen Kelly and dered It immediately By FiTHER JAMES R COX Written tor the United Press We are not Red demonstrators are real honest American zens and the people I represent here as well as of others out the country are entitled to work In a country bursting with wealth there Is no reason why employment aha other relief should not be vided thousand jobless men who gathered in Washington today to petition congress and the president for relief demand immediate action If congress refuses us we are open to anything and other words bloodshed country is seething with re- volt The so called representatives of the people are not helping the country masters They are bound to their We are going to have a obtained the of security Julius Rosenwald Whose Friendliness For Man Prompted Huge Gifts to Living Succumbs rounty -srrien two un- were In his to tlir etnor New York Jan corporation In distress off Cape A fruard cutler from the Cape ARN station Trent to aJd of tup further of tiie TO GERMANY Washington 7 f Tori It to from Their blooded of a lice of rn nc The number of men trie of lets than 50 this carrr of 20 torn to tbr in to in care la T AS to to nd fn pub CHILDREN INJURED WHEN BUS UPSETS O Jan 7 of A 1 bus 35 other a 11 Monroe oT po nVi enrt tJie buj Of J j Inquire into of of cf She PARED Co -1 ft -x not -j O- 1 T C 93 the o 3 all f are i Chicago Jan who peddled for a county will receive In the COLORADO WANTS hood of 560.000 during tbe year as its share of gasoline tax money This is 1 Uj be applied for maintenance and Denver Jan 7 new construction An OOO Ham H Adams today Be by the state as States supreme court for the or Colorado's right to trv Henry F foes but tals sum will be discharged for change unless our people are tiie most supine the world has ever seen The change will come violently or smoothly If we get on the Job soon and cleaning house according to the dictates of law and reason soon we won't nave chance All civilizations have ed the same course either evolution or revolution urge that money be to be used In direct relief of distressed families that inheritance and other tases on be that large public work con- be undertaken These are sorre of the things necessary to revenue and bring about relief To quote from a poem in a- recent statement of mine which expresses the purpose of our mission to ington I want a Job a steady job decent pay Where I can work and earn enough to keep the wolf away To have a roof above my head a fire to keep me warm Where I can take a nightly rest that strength renew my arm citizen ai In tils death tbe donor of than Irom by bis left a code to purposes in ber own courts on the charge of G that It decided to bold LIMITED NUMBER RESERVATIONS FOR VICTORY DINNER A limited number of tickets for the second big Democratic Victory dinner to be held on Thursday ing Jan 14 In can be ob- by calling Herbert A Jones chairman of the county executive committee over 43 or 4806 before Saturday evening Reservations are going rapidly and many from and ern Ohio are planning to attend Prominent Democrats from every section of Ohio will attend this great victory dinner and nationally known party lenders are on the speaking Senator J Ham Lewis of Illinois United Slates Senator ert Bulkley George White Newton D and former or James II Cox The committee on arrangements riad planned to bold tie Et Memorial the demand for tickets nas with wealth Tor Ibe living lart of the smith a scuffle over three commissioners will con- of boaras of county the I MASTER FOR TRACTION lie at the The assigned to this were disposed of bv Chairman without reservations W Va Jan 7 were of bis are each Judge W today was Those seek by M road as special to to crmt for a csn Use Wheeling Traction kind of wlU lalL duriTy which the Ohio ao ran live be forced to ct railway Tbe The iras a of life Engineer rile an t of board of Sf mail hruse But at S SEEK S TO are JE -i barai Is i Jn of last i OF SAFETY CRITICISM O- Jan of D director hf under no in port alter of A wm r I t V for roe en rl and cleric CDinTiiny of Jan 7 Jor of FIND BODY O Jan 7 to ano rm It Pf hr i r of rot No 11
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