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Albert Lea Evening Tribune (Newspaper) - June 23, 1930, Albert Lea, Minnesotalf you wish to talk Advertising, 8ubscrip-tion or Builnta* with tho Evening Tri bunt, Pltaoo Call MI?] The Evening Tribune VOLUME XXXIII ALBERT LEA. MINNESOTA. MONDAY, JUNE 23. 1930 lf you want tho Editorial ) and Nows room of Tho Evening Tribune, Pleate Call 30301 NUMBER 14? SENATE GROUP APPROVES LONDON NAVAL PACT UNCLE SLAYERS is identihed| BY WITNESSES New Vet Aid Bill Rushed as Hoover Threatens Veto LIES PARALYZED WAITING DEATH ON TRAMLESS TRACKS South Bend, Ind., June 23—GT) - For five hours In the darkness, W. T. Mitchell of West Allis, Wis., lay paralyzed on a railroad track, waiting in agony for the train that meant death. A war veteran, he was walking along the Lincoln highway when he became dizzy and staggered oft the road. He fell on track, striking his head. The blow left him paralyzed, so that he was unable either to move or to call for aid. With daylight, passersby rescued him. In the South Bend hospital yesterday be was told that the track was that of the South Bend, St. Joseph & Southern railroad, over which no train has passed for seven years. ‘‘Red” Foray the, Moran Gunman Pointed! Out as Subway Killer—Polka Cantar Search for Four Gangsters. Chicago, June 23.—GT)— Every lource of the unified law enforcement agencies working on the Lin-1 fie murder case yesterday was thrown into the intensive hunt for four fugitives (n the belief that their arrest will solve the slaying »f the Tribune reporter.    ; Chief among those sought was lames “Red” Forsythe, who police laid has been identified by witnesses as the man who shot Lingle to* leath in a Michigan avenue sub-' say 13 days ago and then raced to freedom across the traffic jammed boulevard. The others are Frank Foster, to) siiose ownership police claim to* nave traced the short-nosed re vol-! ter which the killer discarded as1 ie fled; Simon J. Gorman and* Frankie Noon, associates of For-lythe. Confirms Russell’s Act The search for Forsythe conflrm-)d rumors that authorities laid the Birder to the Moran-Atello gang, ithin an hour of the slaying Meut William Cusick and his )quadron were dispatched to the organisation's bailiwick by former Police Commissioner William Russell to corral all known gunmeen. Forsythe was one of the members f the Moran-Atello gang taken last cern ber in a raid on their loop'     * headquarters and is recognized by I Chicago, June 23—GF)—A heat Officials as a dangerous gunman de-, wave that topped the century mark ipite the fact that he is but 24 shoved the middle west into the tears old.    |    water    yesterday. President Warns That Original Measure Would Bring Tax Increase-Reported to Have Given Approval to New Plan. RUSSIAN REDS PLANNING BIG DRIVEIN U. S.I Moscow Headquarters Gives $500,000 for Purpose Berlin Reports—Chicago Will Be Main Base. SON IS BORN TO UNDY AND ANNE Washington, June 23.—GTY— President Hoover Sunday announced unequivocal opposition to the veterans relief measure to be voted upon today by the senate and already approved by the house. In a letter to Senator Watson, of Indiana, the republican leader, made public at the White House, the president quoted Secretary Melton as saying the measure implies Slates next September. 'positive Increase of taxation at the The emigres, hostile to the Co next session of congress.” Mr. Hoover said the government already had incurred a probable deficit next year due to relief of unemployment through the building program. Berlin, June 23—GW—Russian Monarchist circles in Berlin yesterday alleged that in secret meetings at Danzig last week American Communists and agents from Moscow had laid plans for extensive Communist action in the United £ MERCURY HITS CENTURY MARK IN MIDDLE WEST Beaches and Lakes Crowded With Bathers Seeking Relief Nfrom Heat Wave—Anna, IIL With 110 Degrees, Leads. munist regime in Russia, asserted that on June 17 the executive of the Communist International at Mob cow had resolved to allocate 1,-public 000.°M gold rubles (the gold ruble is worth about 50 cents) for the dis South American will participate. The alleged movement includes the appointment of about 40 “instructors” to spread the “Red Gospel” through the United States. Authorities did not accuse Gor- The hottest spot in the central an, Noon or Foster of active par-|area was Anna, 111., with a tempera-i pat ion in the murder but Insist- (iure 0f HO Centralia, 111., they could advance valuable in rmatiom Pistol Is Traced was runner-up with 106. St. Louis sweltered at 102 and Omaha, Neb., was blistered with IOO. Sioux City, la., Detectiveg who traced the pistol with 99 had its hottest June day id Foster had purchased it from since 1926; Cairo, III., Lincoln, Neb. North Side hardware merchant a and Evansville, Ind., were one deear ago. They believe he left the 'gree better off with 98; Pipestone, ipon behind when he deserted Minn., reported 96. ‘Oran and Aiello some time ago I    pools    and    lakes    were the killer recovered it. Follow-) crowded everywhere. At Des *    . *ay.n*L y apiee> the a8‘ Moines, la., two men were drowned asta tossed the revolver aside to row suspicion on Foster. Charles F. Rathbun, Tribune unset who last week was ap- , while swimming. They were William Scribner, 18 and Lester Rees, 25. I Although Chicago beaches will not be officially opened until next Saturday, thousands thronged them yesterday despite the absence of .life guards. South park beaches ointed special prosecutor in the ingle case was indignant because ihe identities of the suspects had become known through a “leak in foe police department.”    ,    ...    .    .    ,    ....    .    „ , no ^1..^ a.    i    j will have no guards ufitil next Sat- He declared the revelation of de-    ______, telopments in the investigation, incant to be strictly secret, would tamper the actions of the investigators. urday and the municipal beaches will have none all summer due to the tax money shortage. Four were drowned Saturday night when a boat capsized in a storm on Reids Lake, near Tryon, Neb. Indian Slayer Is Given Ute Term in ,    „    , U.S. Penitentiary Unknown Man ani Woman Perish in Burning Airplane Duluth, July    23t—GT*)—William Taylor Hanks, 45 year old ‘Mille c Indian, found guilty Sunday of id degree murder by a jury In ai ted States district court for kill- Toledo, Ohio, June 23—GB—An , unidentified man and woman were g his wife was sente iced to life burned to death and their pilot seri-prisonm at the federal pen!- ( ou8iy injured when a plane crashed , and caught fire near the municipal ( airport here late Sunday. The dead I man and woman are believed to be . from Detroit. I The pilot, Kenneth Aber, of Mansfield, Ohio, in a hospital here, said . he did not know the couple. I A dog owned by the dead couple , died in the plane. I The plane left the Mathewson , airport, Detroit, at 3:30 p.m. The ship was owened by the dead I couple. Aber had been hired by them to fly to Toledo. if*’ary at Leavenworth by Judge ■oseph W. Molneaux. here this ■ jkorning. ■ Hanks, tried on three degree Spurrier charges growing out of the jjjneged killing of his wife. Jane <"* ’•* ^ pj flanks, her 14 month old son, and Br great grandfather. Shaugobay fat Mille Lacs reservation last '•* 1, I Ma reb 30, was ta court Winn the [verdict was read at ll A M. yes ■ ‘ ■ [Imlay and appeared pleased with [the decision. 9 A 45 year old World War veteran, planks, faced a death penal);' onj.^'-*’’1 ‘t„ ’’    4    ' 'V''*" J ^conviction because the killings took ■lace on Federal government prop ll The jury found Hanks guilty of Silling his wife, with not guilty get diets returned on indictments ^barging murder of Shaugobay and PH baby. During the trial Hanks| I claimed self-defense In kilting his the description of the Queens mal trJfn wkito he denied slaying the'nine slayer was arrested last night on the Hudson county boulevard ini northern Bergern, near the “loop,” a favorite parking place for automobilists. ’-AAThe man sai<1 was William! Cordra, 31. His father, he I I said, is a railroad conducted and! I Fergus Fang, June 33.—-Gib—Vio-' lives in Columbia, S. C. ta Holt, 18-year-old granddaughter j The prisoner is 5 feet 8 inches! cf a wealthy Ottertall county farm-. tall, and weighs 140 pounds. Hls| cr, was found bound cad slashed features, police said, are similar to! ■tear a community church last j descriptions of the slayer of two! Bight altar Mio said aho was held men in Queens.    I by three men who threatened mem-] la his pockets, police found ai hereof her family with death lf number of papers covered with! Suspect Arrested as Maniac Slayer Jersey City, N. J., June 23.—GB— A man who police said answed to Fergus Falls Girl I Bound'and Slashed they failed to give them $30,000. At a Pelican Rapids hospital wheio the girl wee taken, It wa* caid she «fll recover. scribbling, including the comhlna-ttons, **3-X,” which Ole New York killer used cs a signature to letters tq a newspaper. Veto Looms Certain    ' semination of Communism in the The executive also enclosed a let-] United States. . ter from Director Hines of the This fund was said to be especial-I Veterans bureau asserting that the Iy designed for Propaganda In Chi 'legislation to liberalize compensa-j °ap0, Phi,adelphia and Baltimore. lions to World war veterans ere- ^ Chicago, the Monarchists furcates “grave inequalities, injustices,1 fr report* a secret Communist meet-and discriminations among veter-1 _np ^as ^een planned for July 3 to ans” and creates “future dangers to organize a movement in which 'both the public and the veterans.” . S°.'?th American Communists also The presidential pronouncement was regarded as definite assurance of a veto of the veterans bill should it be sent to him by congress. Mr. Hoover’s warning upset the program of congressional leaders for, an adjournment this week.    j    Chicago, June 23—(.Pl—Chicago The senate already has agreed to P°,,C€ sa{d last night that they vote on the bill tomorrow and no have been aware for two months hope was held out last night of that a Communist convention is stopping the passage of the meas- J seheduled here for July 4 and 5. ure in the senate. However, house Deleeates have already begun to leaders have called a caucus for arrive, Lieutenant Michael Mills of Tuesday night to determine a'the industrial squad said, coming course on the veterans bill. Some afoot* by box car and in other ways, would frame a new bill acceptable* Mills said also that his sources to the administration at once. of information indicate that the Wants Sound Measure    Communists expect about 3,000 The president notified congress delegates. He added that it is his we should either have a sound plan UDVerified information that the dele-or should have more time for de- gates wind up their session termination of national policy upon 'With a niarcb on Washington to established principles in dealing preseDt their demands to President with these questions for the fu- Hoover. tun.”    •    j    Mills    said,    too,    that    he    knew    of This sentence was regarded as the secret meeting in the free city notice to congress either to adopt a of Danzig and who went there from bill suitable to the administration Chicago. The local delegates will MEASURE NOW WHX GET TEST BEFORESENAR Foreign Relations Committal Orders Treaty Reported Senate by 16 to 4 Vote—* Johnson and Shipstead lf Make Minority Report. Son Born to Anne and Lindy on Birthday of Mother ‘Little Eagle” Weighs Seven Ctrl Crushed to and Three-fourths Pound Happy Couple at Home of Mrs. Lindbergh’s Parents. or to put the question over for future consideration. Congress once this session overwhelmingly overrode a veto of the president on a Spanish War Veter- when they return, be questioned he added. Recent activity of Communists in Chicago, beginning with the unemployment demonstrations of anans bill but advocates of the Marcb 6 and later are regarded by pending veterans’ relief measure Mi,ls aa preliminary “boom-boom” were not so certain last night of success on such a venture. Hoover Cites Cost Mr. Hoover in his letter to Senator Watson declared the measure for the July convention here. Their “demands,” he said, already “presented” several times to Mayor William Hale Thompson and his cabinet officers, consist of “work to be voted Upon tomorrow by the for wages* a 35 hour working week, senate would add $102,000,000 next year to the president annual expenditure of $511,000,000 for World war veterans by the government. He said the ultimate cost of the measure would be $225,000,000. The bill passed some months ago by the house was estimated as costing $181,000,000 next year and $400,000,000 ultimately. The president further contended the legislation went far beyond anything proposed by the various veterans organizations. He said the American Legion had proposed a bill costing $35,000,000 annually and “thus, these measures represent an implied increase in expenditure of from three to ten times what these veterans themselves would consider just.” Points to Higher Tax recognition of the Soviets and abolition of all vagrancy laws.” FOUR KILLED AT rail atom Automobile Struck by Pennsylvania Express T r a i n— Wreckage Strewn Along Tracks for Over IOO Yards. Absecon, N. J., June 23—(M— Mayor Anthony M. Ruffu, Jr., of Atlantic City and three other persons were killed today when an automo-“There are cases of veterans who, bile was struck by a shore bound are in need of help today who Philadelphia-A lantie City express are suffering and to whom I ear- on grade crossing here, neatly wish to see generous treat-j Ruffu who was 52 was identified ment given,” said the president, by papers in his pocket. “but these situations do not reach' anything like the dimensions of these measures. “We have stretched government 1 expenditures in the budget beginning July I to the utmost limit of, The other dead are John Wiley, 52 his wife Lillian, 40 of Ventnor and Margaret C. Siracusa, 37 of Ventnor. The automobile, Mayor Ruffu’s car, was struck squarely in the our possible receipts, and have center by the south bound P?nnsyl-even incurred a probable deficit: vania railroad train. The wreckage principally for the relief of unem-, w as strewn over the tracks for ployment through expansion of pub- ] more thah IOO yards and the bodiee lie construction.- Every additional so mangled that identification was dollar of expenditure means an ad-) almost impossible. ditional dollar in taxes.    .    I    —1 ■ -   .— This is no time to increase the tax burden of the country. I recognize that such considerations would carry but little weight with our people were the needs of our veterans the Issue, and were we dealing with sound measures; but as General Hines presents, Englewood, N. J., June 23.—GB— A son was bora Sunday to America’s hero of the air and the intrepid helpmate who had assisted him in blazing new pathways through uncharted skies. From the home of Ambassador Dwight W. Morrow came the news that has been awaited with much interest; that an heir had arrived to complete the happiness of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh and the former Anne Morrow. The infant, whose birth aroused as much interest as that of many a royal child, was born on Mrs. Lindbergh’s 24th birthday. Birth Details Withheld Beyond the fact that the child was a boy and that he was bora at the Morrow home, no information was forthcoming there. From other sources, however, it was learned that the baby was born at 3:15 p. rn. The happy parents were com pletely sheltered in the house of Mrs. Lindbergh’s father. All details were withheld, just as details of the Lone Eagle's courtship and marriage were guarded. In recent weeks, the admiration of the public has been aroused more than ever by Mrs. Lindbergh, who despite approaching motherhood has clung to her custom of accompanying her famous husband on many of his flights. Only last Thursday, they flew together to Hartford, Conn., from Tete rho ro airport. Ten days earlier she accompanied him in a test flight of a small monoplane over the Metropolitan area. Help Lindy Set Record Death Beneath Car Eau Claire, Wis., Jun: 23.—GB —Miss Hattie ll. Polinske, 26 years old of Eau Claire was crushed to death near Fall Creek Sunday night when her car was crowded off the road by another car which failed to stop. Mrs. Polinske's two nieces Elaine Burgess, IO years old and Rosamond Glenz of Falls Creek, escaped with minor injuries. MILL OTY BOY WINS IN STATE EDISON TEST Radcliffe Edmonds Will Represent Minnesota In National Contest at East Orange, N. J. Wadena Youth Alternate. MISSIONARY TOLD TO LEAVE DIMA COLONY Reverend Keithan of Fairmont, Minn., Expelled Because He Engaged in Gandhi Propo-ganda Activities. Madura, Madras, India, June 23— GB—The Reverend Ralph Keithan of Fairmont, Minn., American missionary attached to the British colony on the American mission at Madura has been expelled from the colony by the mission and also from India by the district magistrate of Madura. Keithan it was alleg ;d, engaged in propoganda activities and thereby, in the opinion of the mission authorities, violated a pledge of neutrality in political matters. The mission felt bis activities were certain to prove a great hindrance to St. Paul, June 23—GB—Radcliffe, G. Edmonds, 2119 Girard avenue south, Minneapolis, was recommended today to Governor Chris tianson by J. M. McConnell, state commissioner of education, as Minnesota's representative in the na tionwide Edison scholarship con-1 tSst. Edmonds, selected from a class1 of 52 youths, was graduated this spring from Shattuck Military acad I emy of Faribault. Harold N. Sonnichsen, who was] graduated this years from Wadena! high school, was recommended as1 alternate in the event the winner) is unable to compete in the nation-, a1 contest to be held at East Orange, N. J. The winner of the national contest Is awarded a four*] year scholarship at a technical school. Washington, June 23—GB— Tig senate foreign relations committed today approved the London naval treaty. By 16 to 4, the committee orde# ed it reported to the senate. I Senators Johnson, republican^ I California and Shipstead farinas* labor, Minnesota announced they would submit minority reports. S Overwhelming support for tkg treaty in the committee was beli«V« ed to insure ratification of the paef when it is taken up by the senate in special session. Those voting against the pas! were: Johnson, Shipstead, Robinson af Indiana and Moses of New Ha»^ .shire, republicans. I Thse voting for it were: Borah, Idaho, chairman; Capper, Kansas; Gillett, Massachusetts^ Reed, Pennsylvania; Fess, Ohio; Goff, WTest Virginia; LaFollett% Wisconsin and Vandenberg, Mick* gan, republicans. Swanson, Virginia; Pittsman, Na* vada; Robinson. Arkansas; Wals^ Montana; Harrison, Mississippi George, Georgia; Black, Alabama; and Wagner, New York, democrats^ WHEAT PRICES HIT NEW LOWS July Wheat Sells at 89 Vs Centi a Bushel Only Q|e and On#* Half Cents Above Price faff June 1914. Eighteen Violators of Federal Dry Law Given Sentences -1 St. Paul, June 23--GB— Eighteen violators of the prohibition laws were sentenced today to pay fines ranging from $50 to $500 or to serve sentences ranging from 30 days to two and one half years in1 Leavenworth penitentiary. Judge] John B. Sanborn in federal district Od Easter Sunday, two months >'= educational aa* evangelical SoDS^'VT‘"m “o/TtSity1 Two Americans Die on Board Liner Plymouth, Eng., June 23.—GB— Two Americans died aboard the there1 British steamer Lapland en route are conclusive reasons for opposing j *rom New York to Europe, it was an unsound measure which is, enounced Sunday, against the best interests of the John Phillips, aged 82, of 1500 veterans themselves and places an! T/erxiy avenue, Berkely, Cal., died unjustified load upon the taxpayers j ^eart disease, and was buried at at a time when every effort should sear    g. be made to lighten it.”    Miss    Harriet    R.    Kelly    of Leaven- Asserting that the principles hi WOrth, Ran., died of Bright’s dis- both the house and senate bills e“e’Her 1)0(1 y Calmed, «*d will be returned to America. (Continued on Page 4)    * The steamer Lapland left New ago, Mrs. Lindbergh shared with her husband credit for establishing a record for a one-stop flight from Glendale, Calif., to Roosevelt Field, N. Y. Colonel Lindbergh declared bis wife did the greater part of work on the flight, acting as navigator and co-pilot, as well. Although there had been frequent rumors of the expected birth, the first definite indication came less than two weeks ago, when Ambassador Morrow's wife abandoned her political activities in behalf of *her husband’s campaign for the senatorial nomination in order to devote her attention to her daughter. Preparations that had been made for Mrs. Lindbergh’s reception in a New York hospital were canceled several days ago and hospital equipment and a staff of nurses were brought to the Morrow home. work. Reverend Keithan it was said wore native Khada (home spun) and gave talks to his pupils in the mission high school in the interest of the Gandhi program. He engaged in similar activities in the theological seminary and teachers’ training institute. Other residents of the Pasuma recently reported associated with Regina* Reynolds, bearer of the Mahatma Gandhi’s ultimatum to Viceroy Lord Irwin, were the missionary’s associates. Byrd to Broadcast Polar Story Tonight New York, June 23—GB—Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd will describe his explorations at the South Pole over a 61-station network of the Columbia broadcasting system, this evening. Speaking to the school children. Admiral Byrd will talk for 25 minutes in the hour’s broadcast to open at 8 o’clock (E. S.T.) Other speakers will be Governor John Garland Pollard of Virginia and Ernest Lee Jahncke, assistant secretary of the navy. In addition to Byrd, Berat Balchen, airplane pilot of the expedition, and other members of the antarctic party will be present. Gold Star Mother Is Seriously III Paris, June 23.—GB—The first case of serious illness among American gold star mothers visiting France was revealed when Mrs. Edwin Lange of Oshkosh, Wis., arrived here suffering from a severe hemorrhage. She was taken to the American hospital. Physicians said she was in a “very serious condition.” Mrs. Lange suffered the hemorrhage during the trip across on the liner President Harding. She was landed on a stretcher at Cherbourg. She was very weak when she reached Paris, and physicians indicated she must remain in the hospital a considerable time. ’ Mrs. Sarah Ann Loomis of Grand Rapids, Mich., another patient at the American hospital, was reported much better today. Officials said she would probably join Group G, the seventh to reach France, on a tour of the battlefields In the near future. and imposed sentences. The two heaviest sentences were given John Babinski who lives on a farm near New Brighton and and Jostock in addition ao the same ! inski was sentenced to a straight' sentence of two and one-half years and oJstock in addition to the same prison sentence was given a $500 fine. Chicago, June 23—GB—The grata market found new bottoms today in a general stampede to unload, then groped its way upward in aa irregular finish. July wheat soWI at a minimum of 89V& cents a bushel, only one and one half cents above the best price of June, 1914. The final prices for wheat were: July 92 to 92%; September 95Vfc t® H; and December $1.00,,4 lo %, These prices were one-half cest lower to % cents higher than Saturday. Cora moved up to 1% cents a bushel, July ending at 76 to 76Vfc. New York, June 23—GB—The stock market began the new week with a substantial rebound today after three weeks of almost steady decline. Heavy selling early in the day was soon absorbed and price# worked steadily higher during th# afternoon long list of popular issues closing $2 to $5 a share high#* and a few’ issues selling up to $| to more than $10. Novice Pilots Plane While Flier Repairs Broken Landing Gear Atlanta, June 23.—GB—A flying student, John Cramer, with but five hours of instruction, piloted a plane for the first time in his life while his teacher, F. W. Elmore, clung to a wing and repaired the landing gear to save them both from probable death. Just after Elmore took the plane up, bystanders on the field saw the, entire right section of the landing I gear break off and dangle by a slender support. Prolonged gestures directed Elmore's attention to his plight, and he met it by entrusting Cramer with the piloting and crawl-out on the wing for the dangerous repair job. Cramer kept the plane on an even keel while Elmore used strips from his chirt and pieces eft line from pockets of the ship to bind the gear in place. He then crawled back to the cockpit and) made a safe landing. Candler field experts said aa at-' tempt to land the plane with the loose gear would almost certainly have resulted fatally. Drunken Driver Faces 2nd Degree Murder for Killing Baby Rochester, June 23.—GB—-Clauds Owen, living near here, faces a second degree murder charge today following a verdict of a coroner’s jury that he was intoxicated when his machine struck another automa bile Sunday night and caused th# death of Eileen Robinson, 7-month* old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mi* chael Robinson, residents neat here. Two women, Mrs. Arthur Nelso# and Lucille Nelson of Rochester, and Arthur Nelson who were ta the car at the time also are hel4 in the city jail. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson were cut and bruised. Theta machine was struck by Owen s es# at an intersection. Kingsford-Smith Delays Flight Dublin, June 23.—GB—Captain Charles Kingsford Smith announced another postponement of his attempt to fly across the north Atlantic to America, which had been scheduled tentatively for today. Unfavorable weather reports caused the decision. The report indicated there were 25-mile headwinds over the Atlantic, and tog banks in the region of Newfoundland.

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