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Beckley Post Herald (Newspaper) - June 23, 1930, Beckley, West Virginia Duy in Beckley Lead is its Field is sews advertising and circulation weather forecasts for West \ Irginia fair and continued warm monday tuesday partly Cloudy followed by showers in West portion. Volume i. No. 55beckley. West Virginia monday morning june 23, 1930. Price five cents four sought in Lingle murder with new clue ownership of pistol used traced to Moran Hangman associates wanted leak of information disgusts Tribune Man papers attorney raps talkative police department fumes from liquor still prove fatal for 3 attendants Newport ivy., june 22�? apr three persons were asphyxiated today by fumes from a 500-gallon still in the Home of August Remenowsky 39, according to Coroner Walter b. Hughes. The dead Remenowsky mrs. Matilda Remenowsky 38, and Anthony Sendelback 39, former Newport policeman. The bodies were found in the basement of the Home by Anna May Remenowsky 15, oldest of 8 children in the family. All of the children were asleep on the first and second floors of the House hut were not affected by the fumes. The girl discovered the bodies this morning. Attorneys will of amp Den out England in substitute for begin Fleming Many others expected Veteran Relief defense today in Republican contest measure urged state rests in murder trial after examining Twenty witnesses for prosecution jury defendant View scene of Hill crime Chicago june 22�? apr every resource of the unified Law enforcement agencies working on the Lingle ease today was thrown into i he intensive Hunt for four fugitives in the belief that their arrest will solve the slaying of the Tribune reporter. Chief among those sought was James a a red Forsythe who to in Keg said has been identified by blesses As the Man who shot Bingle to death in a Michigan Avenue subway 13 Days ago and then raced to Freedom across the traffic jammed Boulevard. The others Are Frank Foster to whose ownership police claim to have traced the Short nosed resolver which the killer discarded As he tied Simon j. Gorman and Frankie noon associates of Forsythe. The search for Forsythe confirmed rumours that authorities Laid the murder to the Moran Aiello gang. Within an hour of the slaying Lieut. William Cusick and his Squadron were dispatched to the organizations Bailiwick by former police commissioner William Russell to Corral All known gunmen. A Morsythe was one of the Mem Ber of the Moran Aiello gang taken last december in a raid on their Loo Headquarters and is recognized by officials As a dangerous gunman despite the fact he is but 21 years old. Authorities did not accuse Gorman noon or Foster of Ai live Artif fixation in the murder but insisted they could Advance liable information. Detectives who traced he pistol said Foster had purchased it from a North Side hardware merchant a year ago. They believe he left the weapon behind when he deserted Moran and Aiello some time ago and the killer recovered it. Following the slaying they agree the Assassin tossed the revolver aside to throw suspicion on Foster. Charles f. Rathbone Tribune counsel who last week was appointed special prosecutor in the a Igle ease was indignant be re Liaise the identities of the suspects had become known through a a leak in the police he declared the revelation of developments in the investigation meant to be strictly secret would hamper the actions of the investigators. Two die after train crashes judge will Rule on motion for directed verdict this morning fireman a death adds to toll As crack train of c. Amp o. Wrecks at Hawks nest cause of crash probed Charleston june 22�? apr bringing death to two persons and injury to three others the i sportsman crack Chesapeake amp Ohio passenger train in route from Newport news to Detroit left the rails at Hawks nest 60 Miles from Here last night. Homer Haskell Huntington fireman died in a Montgomery j Hospital a Short time later. Both j w Ere scalded by steam which j burst from the cracked boiler of i the locomotive. Floyd Clements Richmond express messenger who suffered Shock and bruises and Mary Burke negress of Clifton forge va., who received minor injuries were taken to the Montgomery Hospital where they were report re today As recovering. The i other injured persons Sherman Bostic Hinton baggage Man re turned to his Home after receiving medical attention. The engine and a combination express ear and passenger coach were derailed and another passenger coach three sleepers and a diner remained on the tracks. Wreck Crews were called to the scene and the sportsman was Able to continue its Westward trip passing through Charleston about two and one half hours late. The wreckage was cleared and All traffic resumed about Daylight. E. L. Bock Huntington general superintendent of the Western j _ general division of the Railroad spent the Day at the scene of the House May Complete a and investigating of the Accident and attorneys of Kent Fleming who i is being tried for the murder of Ben Moss will open the defense i of the Case in criminal court this morning with the persecution of testimony by a number of witnesses. After having the Case before the court since last Friday morning the state rested its Case at the close of court saturday afternoon. This morning judge Hugh a. Dunn will pass on a motion of senator j. Q. Hutchinson chief counsel of the defendant to set aside the evidence of the state Ami instruct the jury to find a verdict of acquittal. The motion was entered by the defendants at the close of the states evidence saturday and judge Dunn reserved the right to pass on the motion this morning. The presentation of the states Case by prosecuting attorney w. H. Mcginnis j. L. Summerfield and l. Clyde Scott in which some Twenty witnesses were examined has built up a Strong ease of circumstantial evidence against Fleming. Shortly after the saturday morning session of court convened judge Dunn granted a motion of the state to have the jury taken to View the premises where Moss body was found by several youths on the afternoon of May j. Oscar Underwood who testified Friday afternoon that he saw Fleming on the afternoon of april 29 near the spot where the body was found pointed out to tile jury where the accused Man was standing. The witness also de scribed the position of an automobile near which Fleming was standing which the state Eon tends was Moss car. The by of the slain Man was found in a Thicket less than a Hundred Yards from the Point where Underwood said he saw Fleming standing in the Road. One injured after enraged housewife raids poker party new York june 22�? apr an enraged Bronx housewife tired of waiting All night for her poker playing husband to come Home knocked the door of a Bronx apartment today interrupting a quiet seven handed game. A where is my husband she demanded in a loud and terrible voice. Two of the players grabbed their hats and Dove out a window. One of them. Davis tar Vin 37, fractured his hip when he hit the sidewalk. At the Hospital he was told his leap was needless. It Wasny this w Ife. Lacy Cole c. S. Mckinney i Hoover warns that Pas unopposed in primary Sage of measure will election to sue mean Raj be in fed need themselves Era taxes White May announce leaders to prepare new Bill in Senate officers probe fatal Accident three negroes held in Mercer county jail after girl is killed by car attempted to escape harbours Bill up this week Hild gets estate Pittsburgh june 22�? a a $22,000 estate consisting largely of real estate in Morgantown w. Va., was left by David Chadwick Pittsburgh to his four children according to the will probated saturday. Wreck and investigating the cause of the Accident and was in route to his Huntington Headquarters tonight. Lion on omnibus Mea sure today couple burned to death in air plane mob victim in pauper grave Pilot badly injured in attempt to release two passengers negro lynched by southerners for attack on two women Union s. C., june 22.�? apr guarded by the same National guard unit that arrived 30 minutes too late to save him from death at the hands of an angry mob the Bullet Laden body of Dan Jenkins Beaufort n. C., negro was buried in a paupers grave at the county poor farm told a. 1 Jenkins shot to death after he had been identified by two Young w Hite women of the Santucci Community five Miles from Here As their attacker was Assue cd by he mob of assaulting mrs. L. Shipman 23, and attempting to attack her 16-year-old sister in in Law miss Mary Eleazer Shipman. Ijjas. Shipman under the care physicians was reported today o be suffering from a severe ase of Shock but her condition puts not considered serious. Miss Shipman w to said she escaped from Jenkins grasp had covered from her fright. Toledo a a june 22.�? apr or. And mrs. Joe Ellen oeuvre of Detroit were burned to death Here this afternoon when their air plane fell at the municipal Airport and burst into flames. The couple were burned to death before spectators could reach the scene. Kenneth Aber of Mansfield Ohio tiler Pilot made a futile Effort to drag them fro in i he plane hut he was burned in the attempt. He told police he had h in engaged to bring them to Toledo from a Detroit Airport and Aid net know their names. Identity was established through a letter found in the plane and through Check of the plane number. Operation fatal to Young aviatrix washing ton june 22.�? apr bivers and harbours world War veterans unemployment and miscellaneous legislation of consider Able importance is expected t a hold the attention of the House for the next week with adjournment of Congress probably in the first w Eek of july. The House plans to act on the $142,000,000 Rivers and harbours omnibus Bill tomorrow and to consider the Bill to increase veterans Relief t tuesday. Chairman Dempsey of the i House Rivers and harbours commit i tee expects to ask concurrence in toe Senate amendments to the Uin i Nihil Bill increasing the House measure by approximately $24,-i .>00,000. The measure carries authority for improvement of wat i Verways and harbours in practically every Section of the country and is the first to approach enactment in three years. Despite the possibility of a deficit in the j National Treasury the president is believed favourable to it Iii View of the benefits to be derived from economical waterway transportation and the Advance it would j make toward alleviating unemployment i. A preliminary investigation will be made by Mercer county authorities this morning of the death of Patsy Ruth Stanley 6-y ear old daughter of or. And mrs. E. E. Stanley who was instantly killed near her Home at Flat top about 6 30 o clock saturday evening when struck by an automobile in which three negroes were Riding. The three men Alex Moore and de Smith of Yan Wood and James Wilson of Princeton were taken into custody and lodged in the Princeton jail just after the Accident occurred. The car was owned by Smith and was said to Lave. Been driven by Wilson at he time of the Accident. Traces on the Road where the Hild was killed according to of ulcers indicated that the car occupied by the negroes was Speed no. Examination of brakes showed them to be faulty it was said. Glass from the right headlight which was broken when it struck the child Iii the head was scattered along the Road for about sixty feet and the spot where the car stopped after hitting her was some eighty seven pates from the body. The girls head was crushed. After striking the child the motorists Are alleged to have started on their Way but was stopped by c. Harvey who lived nearby and witnessed the Accident. The three negroes Are said to have told him that they feared violence at hands of persons who had assembled around the body of the child and was voicing their sentiments. By Ted Mcdowell h. Ogden will not run for the Senate. That much of the Republican situation has been cleared up by the formal statement of the Wheeling publisher made Satur Day. But there is no Way to fell about who else will enter the contest. E. T. England former engr is Man from the sixth District former attorney general of West Virginia and prominent citizen of Charleston announced his Candi a Lacy saturday to join Congress Jan Benjamin Rosenbloom and c. Lewis Wilson. so far none of the earlier prospects for the Republican nomination have made any formal declarations except or. Ogden col. James Ellwood i Jones of Switchback is j still listed among Likely starters and former governor a. B. White of Parkersburg was said to have been in a secret conference with senator Hatfield Over the week end White promised saturday to make his intentions Public within a few Days which should add much spice to the situation. Many others Are Likely to file before the two weeks limit is up and the Republican voters will have an Opportunity to choose a Champion from a Long list of High class candidates. Former senator m. M. Neely democratic White Hope has not made and formal announcement but he is filling his Days with a series of addresses the latest to the laundry menus association and is generally considered to cd unopposed. Only one candidate has announced for Congress on the Republican ticket for this District but political observers insist that a Raleigh county Man will be in the race before the time expires. In the county races there is Little opposition except to incumbents Iii the primary. Lacy Cole present county commissioner has announced to succeed himself and no Republica ii has decided to oppose him. He has been extremely popular throughout his Tenn and is Likely to be returned without a struggle worthy of the name. The same situation exists in the county superintendents race. A. S. Mckinney is unopposed in his own party and while two democrats have filed they Are not expected to furnish any serious opposition for or. Mekin ency who is completing a very Eft Licien t administration. The principal fight in the coming primary will he the selection of a senatorial nominee for with a Strong Man heading the ticket the other candidates will have an easier time than if they were running alone. Cost of present legislation estimated at $102,000,000 commissioner pays prohibition fines for drouth agents Nelsonville june 22�? apr state prohibition agents Russell and Eugene Sharer Brothers of Alliance were dismissed from the services today after being arrested and fined on liquor charges. The Brothers were arrested following an automobile ride with four girls one of whom fell from the car and was injured. In municipal court Russell Sharer was fined $1 m and costs for driving w Hile intoxicated and Eugene Sharer 10 for being intoxicated. Both pleaded guilty. Their fines were paid by Deputy state prohibition commissioner a. V. Mudrich who then informed them of their dismissal. Shortage seen in Treasury by Andrew Mellon advises Hoover that finances Are not adequate to pay for Veteran Relief reduction of income tax May be dropped continuance of reduced rate depends on business this year Washington june 22.�? apr president Hoover today warned that the veterans Relief Bill to be voted upon tomorrow Iii the Senate meant a raise in taxes and administration leaders in the Senate immediately moved to put Forward a substitute acceptable to him. The president made known his opposition to the Bill in a letter to senator Watson of Indiana the Republican Leader which was Given out at the White House Iii said it not Only meant increased taxes but it was inequitable to the world War veterans and was far More than they themselves had asked. At a White House conference senator Reed Republican of Pennsylvania submitted a substitute measure which is understood to have received the administrations approval. Those attending the conference included Secretary Mellon senator Watson director Hines of the veterans Bureau Secretary Hurley and under Secretary Mills of the Treasury in addition to senator Reed. To offer substitute senator Watson said tonight that the Reed substitute would be offered in the Senate tomorrow he was hopeful of approval t he House already has passed the measure disapproved today by the president. Responding to the notice of a veto to the legislation House administration leaders have tailed a Republican caucus for tuesday night if the Senate approves the substitute that will be considered at the caucus of the Senate insists upon the pending measure an Early adjournment is unlikely unless veterans Relief legislation is deferred until next session. Estimating the immediate Cost of the Senate veterans Relief Bill at $102,000,000, president Hoover said the original program of the american legion embraced an outlay of Only $35,000,000 annually. Child born to mrs. Lindbergh birth occurs at Home of ambassador Morrow in Englewood on mothers birthday new arrival is boy Inglewood. N. A. June 22. Map a a son was born today to America s hero of the air and a he intrepid helpmate who assisted him in blazing new pathways through uncharted skies. From the Home of ambassador Dwight a Morrow came Hie news that Lias been awaited with much interest that ail heir had arrived to Complete the happiness of col. Charles a. Lindberg and the former Anne Morrow. I he infant was born on mrs. Lindbergh a 21th birthday. Beyond the fact that the child was a boy and that he w As born 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. In. T he Happy parents were completely sheltered in the House of mrs. Lindbergh a father. All details were withheld just As the details of the Lone eagles courtship and marriage were guarded. In recent weeks the admiration of the Public has been aroused More than even by mrs. Lindbergh who despite approaching motherhood had Clung to her custom of accompanying her famous husband on Many of his hights. Only last thursday they flew together to Hartford conn., from Teterboro Airport. Police wrong about maniac posts condition grave Clah Kab i by june 22�? apr the rendition of Melville Davisson Post author ill for two weeks in a Clarksburg Hospital was termed a very grave tonight by the writers brother or. Sydney h. Post. Chances of his recovery were considered As doubtful. Suspect proves to be poor student held for vagrancy endurance air plane still Over Chicago mrs. Charles tweel dead at Hospital second Democrat in county Board race local woman Dies after extended period of illness school men meet san Diago cal., june 22�? apr miss peaches Willace 19 year old aviatrix and glider Pilot died today at a Hospital to which she was taken from appendicitis Early in april. Following the operation it was said peritonitis developed and although she underwent a series of operations and blood transfusions physicians were unable to save her life. E. L. Bowman statistician of the department of education of Charleston will meet with the representatives of the boards of education from the seven districts of the county and other local school officials for the purpose of discussing the levies for the ensuing school year. The meeting will begin at to of clock this morning and will by Lichi in the office of the county superintend mrs. Mary David tweel 42 years old of Beckley died in a local Hospital about 3 30 of clock yesterday afternoon following an extended period of illness. She was the wife of Charles tweet proprietor of a fruit store on Neville Street. Mrs. Tweel was an assyrian by birth. Stir is survived by her husband a sister mrs. Hanson George of Canton and two Brothers Joseph and Moses a \ id. The body was removed to the Rose funeral Home yesterday where it is being prepared for burial have not Bernard r. Chamber of Damson recently announced his candidacy for the democratic nomination for county superintendent of schools. His Only opponent for the nomination is h. T. Stovall of Beckley who announced several Days ago. Or. Chambers is a native of i ale Igli county and has been engaged in school work for the past Twenty years. For three years j he w As principal of the of. View Junior High school at dry Creek. Or. Chambers is now taking a summer course at Marshall col Liege studying for his a. B. De-1 agree and will Complete that work during the 1930-31 term. Lively a condition reported better Ronceverte june 22�? apr the condition of Harry by. Lively 25, of Oak Hill son of president judge Frank Lively of the state supreme court was re funeral arrangement ported greatly improved at a hos Bacn completed. Spital Here tonight and physicians announced they held some Hope for his recovery. Or. Coleman brain specialist of Richmond va., arrived Here last night and after a con Jersey City n. J., june 22.�? aids a Man who said he was William Ernest Cordray 31. Was arrested today by a policeman who believed he bore a resemblance to the descriptions of the Queens maniac Slayer but later it was Learned the policeman was w Rong. Miss Betty ring who was with Noel sow Ley one Ltd of the killers two victims when he was killed in Queens Borough new York came Here to look at Cordray. She failed to identify him. Cordray said he w As a graduate of a Georgia University an j that j he came to new i study Law. For continued i had been living a i hand to Mouth existence. He has studied Many subjects and had a Book with copious notes which police at first believed were similar to the notes Aud signs sent by the maniac. Anderson is made Auto Agency head Hunter Brothers break own record and near St Louis Mark Washington june 22.�? apr Secretary Mellon said today that a deficit in the Treasury of $i00,000,000 at the close of the fiscal year of 1931 is now indicated and that if the present reduced rate of income tax is made applicable to 1930 incomes a deficit of $180,000,000 is Likely. In a letter to president Hoover upon the pending world War veterans Relief legislation the Secretary said receipts for the fiscal year would be inadequate to support the additional Burden estimated by the veterans Bureau at $102,000,000 for 1931 and $225,-000,000 annually in ultimate Cost. A in fairness to the country a or. Mellon said a i feel that Congress should be informed that if expenditures Are further increased now taxes must be paid in Secretary Mellon said his estimates Are a predicted upon a not a hopeful attitude in respect of future business developments. Reflection of business the present state of business he continued must be accompanied by an inevitable reduction in government income and that the i Treasury was vitally interested in not closing the door to Hope of continuing the tax reduction. He said he hoped conditions would j improve so he could recommend to Congress next december a continuation of the reduction. Or. Mellon called the attention 1 of president Hoover to tile fact that 2,095,000 persons would be affected if the tax reduction was not continued. This number of persons he said whose net income is less than $10,, would have to pay approximately $29,-000,000 More in taxes if the old rates were restored. Corporations also he said would be required to pay $90,,duo More a at a time when the government should Endeavor to relieve rather than to increase the burdens on the reduction for the Calendar year 1929, of one percent upon Normal and corporation incomes Cut approximately $80,000, Odd from the incomes for the fiscal years of 1930 and 1931. Funds not adequate Secretary Mellon said a i have your memorandum stating that the directors of pie veterans Bureau estimates the Cost in the fiscal year 1931 As amended and reported by the Senate finance committee to be $102,-000,000 and the ultimate Cost to be $225,000,000 annually. You ask me to give you my Best judgment As to whether receipts for the fiscal year 1931 will be adequate to support this additional continued on Page Artree Chicago june 22.�?iap a droning evenly Over sky Harbor Airport the plane a City of Chicago carried pilots Kenneth and John Hunter past their own endurance Mark today and zoomed Oil in an Effort to break the record for continuous Hight. At 2 40 p. In. Cut. The Hunter Brothers had exceeded by an Mark of 261 summer in the same plane. With motor functioning Well the aviators were optimistic of their chances for adding to the tog the 159 hours needed to shatter the 42o hour Mark of the Quot St. Louis Large Supply of goods recovered Byrd greeted in Home town Winchester turns out in general thanksgiving services York in 1925 to j hour their own some time he hours made last Ope r a to on 8 acc Ess Ful j. E. Bergendahl of mount Hope underwent an operation at the Beckley Hospital yesterday evening. Hospital attaches last night said that he was getting along nicely. He was Remus cd from his Home in my Hope to the Hospital in the ambulance of the j. I. Anderson has pointed manager of la sales is service local bile concern to fill of in j. Moore who gently. Or. Adnerson is a former resident of Beckley and comes to been ape Raleigh Automo the position resigned re donation with attending physic lha local Agency from Oak Hill Dent of schools in the court House. Rose funeral Home. Ians it was decided that an operation would not be necessary. Lively suffered a fractured Skull in an automobile wreck near Lewisburg Friday night. Where he has been located since 1924. The entire personnel As Well As the name of the concern will be retained it was said night. Morgantown june 22.aids with the arrest today of j four men in a Retreat near Here officers expressed belief that j Many store robberies which have occurred in the Monon Gulius pres ton county sector in recent months have been cleared up. Sufficient stolen goods was re fevered to a Start a general store the officers said. The men arrested ii. F. Clifford Jackson Jam s Stewart. F. Jackson and Charles last Cozad were charged with breaking and entering. Winchester va., june 22.�? Aid Bear Admiral Richard f. Byrd came Home today to Winchester where he is known As a Dick. His Home town welcomed him in obvious contrast to tile tumultuous affairs of new York. Washington and Richmond w Ith n Celebration of the quietness and sacredness of Home. Open air thanksgiving service a for the Safe return of our heroic citizen Admiral Byrd a a City Resolution said was the simple Welcome. He with his family mrs. Maris Nies by re of Boston his w Ife and Richard Evelyn by re 3rd, their son his brother former governor Harry Floy to Byrd and i hernias b. Byrd of Winchester his Kotlier mrs Richard f. By Tai sr., and mrs. Of. Of Bvrd motored Here this morning from Richmond where last night the state at its capital City welcomed his return from the Antarctic

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