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Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - June 23, 1930, Brainerd, Minnesota The Brainerd daily dispatch a l volume so number is till of Toni wire Iwho it hmm hmm am Mim brain end Mann Rota monday jink 23. Imo triste of paper Modo Tai in late Pill three one world War veterans compensation re 11 in Hanks Mille lacs Indian free of Gallows a it a to go so it. A a a a a of fro of possibility of i Duluth creeps i by brings a cur a baby to col. And mrs. Charles a. Lindbergh found guilty of second degree murder of wife Duluth Federal court jury reaches a decision after 14 hours absolves him of guilt slaying Stepson and wife a Grandfather Duluth minn., Juno 23.uri a Tho Throat of the Gallows which has Hung Over William Taylor Hank. Mille lacs reservation Indian since March 30 was withdrawn today when he was sentenced to to years to life for the murder of his wife. After 14 hours deliberation a jury in u. S. District court found Hanks guilty of the second degree murder of his wife but absolved him of guilt in the killing of his infant Stepson and his wife s aged Grandfather. Conviction of Hanks for first degree murder on any of the charges would have resulted in a sentence of death. The killings took place on government property bringing Hanks under Federal jurisdiction. State statutes outlawed the death penalty for murder More than 20 years ago. Judge Joseph w Molyneaux pronounced sentence this morning. Hanks appear pleased with the jury a verdict. He had pleaded self defense in the killing of his wife asserting that she attacked him after killing her Grandfather and child. Hanks will be taken to Leavenworth Penitentiary immediately. More than a score of witnesses was called by both the defense and the prosecution during the trial which lasted Over two weeks. Into the 100,000 class of cities i Duluth june 23.�?>�? Duluth crept into the 100,000 class of american cities today when her 1930 census was announced As 101,231, a gain of $�14 in the past to years. The population of the City increased less than 2.5 per cent in the decade since 1920. The figure to year ago was 99,917. The he Louis county census will not be completed for several Days. Preacher in 13 Story plunge to his death son was born on sunday afternoon at Englewood no. Today Mph. Lindbergh and Hild Ark reported to by doing nit Ely Home secret problem of on duct animated Clarence e. Singleton latter was Baptist minister of Faribault death occurred at Chicago y Chicago june 23 up a some secret problem of conduct drove the Rev. Clarence e. Singleton 46 a Baptist minister of Faribault minn., of plunge from the 13th floor o the y. M c. A. Hotel to his death. Roofs of adjacent buildings were crowded with spectators late yesterday watching army aviators lop and dive Over downtown District when the pastor climbed out on Tho ledge of his window. Some one saw him pulsed and cried a look out a but the minister dived his body glancing from a girder to a sky Hanks was defended by attorney i Light and thence to the ground hilding Swanson of Swanson Swan a a a a a a son amp Swanson of Brainerd. Indicted on three counts the Duluth news Tribune in a seven column headed article states that the Mille lacs Indian a world War vet Eian was indicted on three counts of first degree murder which charged that on March 30 he Kihei Cha three members of his family with a double emitted a. He signed a confession following his arrest admitting that he killed his wife and Shaugobay but no mention of the baby was made. Hanks on the stand admitted killing his wife in self defense but denied he killed his wife a great Grandfather or the 14 months old baby. Hilding Swanson attorney for Hanks declared that he was Well pleased with the verdicts. Judge Molyneaux told the jury that the verdict would be met with favor while he added a i myself would say guilty of All three counts and probably could say the defendant was guilty of first degree murder he asserted that the verdict returned was satisfactory. Petition for clemency it was reported seven members of tile jury were stunned when they were informed by the defense attorney after the verdict was read that the sentence for second degree murder wats to years to life and signed a petition for clemency which will be presented to the court this morning. The jury was out 14 hours retiring at 4 10 p. M. Saturday. It was Learned that when balloting started saturday afternoon several of the nine men and three women jurors were in favor of acquittal on All three counts. Others were for first or second degree murder. A note Book in his room provided the Only Clews for his suicide. Quot i have confessed doubt to my wife a one entry read. A we All Are either lost or saved sinners. A i have been two different persons All my life a another read. A life is precious and of i have ignorantly or blindly lost my loved one i Only ask gods mercy. Any wrong i have done i confess to god and my wife. A a i have gone to Chicago to suffer for my wife and baby. I have neither made my body and soul nor destroyed them. I will atone for them. I still have my Bible and Saviour. Police telephoned the Rev. George w. Kehoe of Faribault to whom Singleton was an assistant pastor. He could offer no explanation of the suicide and said his assistant was respected in the Community and so far Asne knew Happy. The Landlady of the apartment Housa where Singleton lived with his wife and 4-year-old daughter said the co i ple appeared Happy. Singleton had been on a vacation trip to Sanford ky., it was Learned and was due Back in Faribault last saturday. Rev. Singleton s body was removed to the Louis Cohen funeral parlor near the Loop for the inquest which was held shortly after to a. In. Today. At the request of mrs. Singleton the remains wll be sent to Faribault this afternoon. No relatives will accompany the body. Faribault minn., june 23�? up a temporary insanity must have overcome e. Singleton Faribault teacher and retired minister who jumped to his death in Chicago yesterday he a friends said today. Singleton had been an instructor in the Faribault school for the deaf and sunday morning seven members of dumb for the past two years he in jury it was said were in favor of came Here from Sanford Kentucky. For some time he had been troubled with heart attacks and it was thought he might have been depressed for that reason. While Here he was engaged in his work and was a Leader in the boy scouts. His wife accompanied him on his vacation to Sanford and had been expected to meet him in Chicago Over the week end. The a verdict of voluntary manslaughter carrying a sentence up to to years. The other five it was understood were for second degree murder. Or. Swanson said that the verdicts were a Complete Victory for the defendant in that the indictments charged first degree murder and that Hanks was found not guilty on two of the three charges. A motion for a new trial will depend entirely on what sentence the court imposes he added. Hanks thanks jurors Hanks did not say a word when the verdict was read but seemed pleased that he escaped the noose. While being taken Back to the county jail Hanks met several jurors in the elevators and Shook hands with them thanking them for their consideration. The trial started june to with More than 50 witnesses appearing for the government and defense most of them Indian neighbors of Hanks from the Mille lacs reservation. Heat wave in sweep of state Seldom hah birth of a Hild been surrounded with to much secrecy Englewood n. J., june 23 up the worlds most famous baby weighs 7 3-4 pounds has Blue eyes curly hair and As yet Only one name in i Bergh. The son who Aas born yesterday afternoon to col. And mrs. Charles a. Lindbergh May get two More names today. When the christening is Over he is Likely to be known to the world Eitner a Charles Augustus Lindbergh or. Or Dwight Morrow Lindbergh the latter in Honor of his Grandfather. Mrs. Anne Morrow Lindbergh gave birth to the child at 3 15 p. In. Yesterday her 24th birthday in the Mer Row Home Here a White House on a Hill where she herself was born. One Wing of the mansion had been converted into a Hospital where the nurse and two specialists who attended mrs. Lindbergh found every facility available. Today mrs. Lindbergh and the child were reported to be doing nicely. Seldom has the birth of a child been surrounded by such secrecy. Reporters who waited at the Gate of the Morrow Home were unaware of the arrival of the boy until More than two hours after the event. Inside the Home however the news was being broadcast. A a Friend of the famil called the United press and gave th1 news refusing however to Supply anything except the fact that the child was a boy that it had been born at 3 15 p. Rn., and that it weighed something More than seven pounds. Dwight w. Morrow mrs. Blind Berghs father who went through his successful Campaign for the Republican nomination for senator from new Jersy without once losing his Calm judicious bearing was sported to be jubilant and excited Over the birth of his first grandchild and found time in the midst of the excitement to Send a Telegram to the new York office of the United press congratulating col Roberto Fierro mexican aviator on his non i Congress today a Quot a a a a h1,11 a a a a 44 he Ste votes on world i Ai veterans Bill. Foreign relation commit Bee rotes on London naval treaty report. Hoaeae takes up Public Bills on consent Calendar. Stop flight from new York to Mexico City. It said i a a col. Fierros Al Gid from new yur t to Mexico City demonstrated his or a personal ability at careful planning. It adds another Ana achievement to the record of mexican aviation Morrow declined to comment on the birth of the child other than to say that Quot i am the happiest grand fat Hei in the hoi declared he would make a statement today at whim time it was expected the official weigh of the child at birth and its would be revealed. All through the morning no a sent telegrams of Cor Morrow Home. Mayor and party of Atlantic City in sudden death name ight and into this boys were bearing Pulm Tenn to the messages began arriving soon after news of the baby a birth became known. Lindbergh refused to comment. To far a the outside world knew mrs. Lindbergh was making no special preparations for the event. As late As last thursday she and Lindbergh flew from Peterboro Airport at Hasbrouck Heights n. J., to Hartford and Hack. Two weeks ago she and Lindbergh made a test fight in a parasol Typo monoplane at Newark and it was a recently As easter sunday that the Lindbergh landed at Roosevelt Field in their Loek heed Sirius monoplane it after a record flight from the went coast. It was reported today that mrs. Evangeline Lindbergh Mother of Thi i Clarksburg Vav. Va., june 23 up flier might come for a vial Here to i Melville Davison Post. 59, Well known see her grandson. She is a school writer of fiction died in Clarksburg teacher in Detroit. Hospital today after an illness of two i it a. E m. How Winnd or. Edward weeks h denied new York specialists Weie poet who by profess in was a Law said to have attended mrs. Lindbergh y�?T1. Wrote a he strange schemes of Maeon a his first full a a length Smik in 1896. Most of his works automobile struck by Thain near Abene on n. J., and Folk killed Pennsylvania train an Houk at from Philadelphia to Ocean resort a Beacon n. J., june 23. A d in a mayor Anthony m Raftu. ., of Atlantic City and three others were killed today when their automobile was struck by a Pennsylvania Railroad train near Here. Pollee said the other three Persona had been identified As or. And mrs. John Wiley and Margaret Siracusa Cousin of assemblyman Anthony j. Siracusa All of Atlantic City. Little could be Learned about the Accident except that the Atlantic City mayor was driving the automobile when the fast train bound from Philadelphia to Atlantic City struck it. The crash occurred at 12 55 a. M. The train being due in Atlantic City cd 1 10 a. M. But running almost an hour late according to reports. Mayor Raftu recently was acquitted of four of 14 indictments issued against him in connection with an investigation of alleged vice conditions in Atlantic City. Melville Davison Post Well known fiction writer die capture of 6,000 chinese government troops heralded Guy. Piping China june 23.�? u r a capture of 6,000 government trip and the Pursuit of the troop of i a Long Kai Shek to the southeastward. Won announced today by marshal Fengyu Slang co Leader of the Northern Force at piping. The Northern troop engaged the banking government armlet in a three Day Battle. Marshal Feng communique maid. Shoots himself As wife pleads for him to desist Minneapolis june 23 i pias his wife stood begging him not to shoot i were understood to have withheld be Thomaa i wit to i. Air a a a 4 Al. Ait s o were crime mystery St Ries Minneapolis june 23. Or the 32 Story foe Hay Tower will go on the Ane lion Block late today for the second time. No bidders were obtained at the first Sale held a month ago. Ridders Thomas Day 32, Drew a revolver yesterday and fired a Bullet into his Bruin he died in general Hospital in hour later. Hon at that time until further info mat Ion regarding the financial oblige lion on the Structure could he compiled. A a we approve reductions of Wickersham Law enforcement expenses Mercury at 86 in St. Paul with humidity of 84 reported St. Paul minn., june 23.�? twin cities and Minnesota were in the Center of a heat wave today that swept the Mercury to 86 at la a. M. In St. Paul with a humidity of 84. Meanwhile the Crest of the High temperatures in the Northwest broke today and temperatures dropped to the 50 Mark in half a dozen Western cities. Williston n. reported 56 degrees Washington june 23.�? or a reduce Quappelle sauk., 50, Calgary alta., 46, Tion of the Wickersham Law enforce Edmonton alta., 48, Havre mont., 50, ment expenses for next year from and Helena mont48. $250,000 to $50,u00 with instructions heavy showers drenched the Mortti that it be used solely for i Vestiga j West in the last 24 hours with 1.06 Tion of prohibition was approved by inches at Lacrosse wis., 1.04 at the full Senate appropriations comm Tcharles City la., .66 at Duluth and tee. I 2.32 in Minneapolis. Without any serious discussion the thunderstorms were predicted by committee approved the report of its the weather Bureau for Minnesota subcommittee restricting the activities with cooler weather tonight and fair of president hoovers commission. Skies tomorrow. La deaths by drowning in Middle West abnormally hot weather sends thousands to the braches and pools Only persons Happy Over heat wave Are Farmers with growing crops iii shh City june 23 up eleven deaths by drowning were reported in the Middle West Over the week end As abnormally hot weather sent thousands of persons to the beaches and swimming pools. In Paxton neb the bodies of four persons were recovered from the shallow Waters of Bird s i Ake a summer resort near Here. These were p. B. Shepherd 39. Of Lincoln t. T. Robertson of Hastings insurance Salesman. Miss St Johns of Kearney neb and an unidentified woman. A Man and his wife or. And mrs. O. A. Jackson drowned while bathing in Locust Creek near Linneus to. Osal h. Matlock 16, was drowned while bathing in a Lake near Independence to Matlock could not swim and had gone in bathing in Defiance of signs placed along the Banks of Thuc Lake. At Des Moines four persons were a drowned in died from the heat and Many were prostrated. The dead were Lester Reese Des Moines drowned William Hemmer. Des Moines drowned Martin Matz drowned men Craven fort Dodge 1 owned i. K. Wetrich Stuart beat victim. A hew i record of five Yourn standing was broken in St. In tils yesterday when a temperature of 101.4 degrees was recorded in mid afternoon. It was the hottest Day St Louis has experienced since 1925 Ami marked the thud time in five years that the Mercury has climbed above the too degree Mark. The heat caused the death of Harvey Duncan 28, a St. Limits negro. The Only portions Happy Over the heat wave were the Farmers who have peered Pessimist Leady at Cloudy dripping skies for several weeks while their wheat refused to Ripen in the Fields because of Lark of Sunshine. Wih Harvest Well under Way throughout the Grain Belt the Clear skies and beaming Sun were welcomed. P. Connor government weather remaster Here said the hot spell was unusual but by the most minute peering at his Charta he could find no Relief in sight for the immediate future. Higher taxes rotarians pour into Chicago for convention Chicago is City where rotary had its inception 25 yearn ack Chicago june 23. from far Corners of the Earth from East of the Suez and Kalamazoo there poured into Chicago today the main body of the 20,000 i rotarians delegated to attend the Silver anniversary convention of rotary International. Chicago where rotary had its inception 25 years ago had Hearty Welcome for the men who came to the sessions As representatives of the service club in 84 nations. From one end to the other the Loop was colourful with the Gold and Blue emblems of the organization and there were few downtown hotels where group meetings of the delegates were not scheduled to be conducted. The convention opened today with the registration of delegates with the plenary sessions scheduled to Start tomorrow and continue until Friday night at the Chicago stadium. Outstanding on the program during the week will be discussions of International questions not As they concern political relationships but in connection with the development of Good will. The delegates will hear from sir Henry Thornton of Montreal Admiral Mark Kerr British officer and Prince. I y Eft a Tokugawa president of the Jap Lanese House of Peers. Veterans measure estimated to Cost country in 1 million first year president Hoover addresses communication to the upper hot amp a Washington june 23. Our a the Senate with president hoovers warning of higher tax rates before it prepared today to vote on the world War veterans compensation Bill. The House meanwhile called up Public Bills on its Calendar. The veterans measure was estimated to Cost the country $102,000,000 the first year and $225,000,000 per year eventually. On the eve of the Senate vote scheduled for today by unanimous consent or. Hoover wrote Republican floor Leader Watson a letter informing him passage of the Bill in its present form would mean an increase in taxation. Chairman Reed of the military affairs committee was prepared today it was understood to offer amendments reducing the costliness of the measure. The adjournment of Congress unofficially scheduled for this week will hinge upon the outcome of the veterans legislation. Recommendations that the Senate ratify the London naval treaty waa expected today from the Senate foreign relations committee which was called to vote on its report at la a. M. Forty eight hours before the committee met chairman Borah received from Secretary of state Stimson a letter refusing permission for publication of such documents a the department has furnished the committee. Horah had asked regarding publication at the request of Johnson. A test vote which scrambled party lines lust week showed the committee Friendly to the treaty in the proportion of three to one. The committee then refused to postpone further consideration until president Hoover produced pertinent papers whose publication he deemed incompatible with the Public interest. Three Republican senators Moses new Hampshire Johnson California Robinson Indiana one demoed to Black Alabama and it Hopstead far Mer lao or of Minnesota believed further action should wait until or. Hoover changed Hie mind regarding the papers. Home or All of these will follow Johnson in his fight against ratification which St far has taken the form of an attempt to postpone the treaty vote until next autumn. Although fewer than r dozen senators Are publicly committed to delay the administration is taking no chances and Baa mobilized its influence behind the pact. The porch tent has announced he will Call the Senate in special sea Ion to consider the treaty after the present regular session has adjourned. The Republican democratic debate Over the new Tariff continued last night with two administration spokesmen taking the affirmative Side of the question a is the act beneficial a assistant Secretary of Commerce Klein close official Friend of president Hoover and recognized business authority dwelt in a radio speech on what he considered the Good qualities of the new flexible clause enabling the president to raise or lower rates. The second speaker for the affirmative was chairman Wood of the House appropriations committee. In a statement issued through the Republican National committee he charged the recent Wail Street Stock slump was purposely manipulated in the Wake of the Tariff Bill s passage to discredit the new act. In connection with his charge Wood declared himself in favor of a congressional investigation of a pumping and Short Selling on the Stock Market. A Challenge of Bishop James Cannon jr., to rep. George Holden tank Ham to waive congressional immunity for his entire House speech of june 17 is the latest development in the controversy Between the two men. The methodist Bishop threw Down his Challenge in a Public statement prepared saturday night for publication today. It was in reply to one the Massachusetts wet issued Friday night repeating Over his signature a previous charge made on the House floor. Cannon charged tank Ham a statement did not include Many phrases of his House speech. In his House speech Tinkham said among other things that Cannon had violated the corrupt practices act in connection with reports on funds employed in his 1928 Virginia anti Smith Campaign. Washington june 23�?Senate republicans in conference today were unable to agree on the question of supporting president Hoover in his opposition to the pending world War veterans pension Bill which was expressed in a vigorous statement yesterday. The measure was to be voted upon in the Senate this afternoon under a unanimous consent agreement. Bellefonte 23.�?<u.r>�?a policeman s Slayer John Pierce is negro waa electrocuted at Rock View Penitentiary at 7 06 a. In. To Day. The negro shot and killed a policeman at Chester a december 16 when the officer attempted to quell a disturbance. A a

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