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Cincinnati Commercial Tribune (Newspaper) - February 10, 1924, Cincinnati, OhioIf it s news you la find it Here the commercial Tribune. Full leased wire service the associated press. The weather unsettled rain Snow tomorrow fair and slightly colder temperature yesterday maximum 36 minimum 18 vol. Xxviii. No. 241.�?daily. Cincinnati sunday february 10, 1924. Entered As second class matter june 25. 1896. At poet office. Cincinnati. Ohio under act March 8. 1879. Price seven cents Campbell county insurgents Defea Ted in mass convention to carry fight to a St to toys Stock converted by brokers selection delegates at Fqy their use and statements were false ste1nkamp says in both Kentucky cities business Channer amp Sawyer was misrepresented thousands attend Auto show eager for first glimpse shining models for 1924 Brilliant lighting and decorative effects display cars to better advantage than every exhibit old Steamer Twenty years is interesting contrast. Rump assemblage follows rebel defeat in Newport Covington chairman uses Iron bar to restore order. Through mails and More than 12,000 shares turned to personal uses furniture Man charges. Charges that the brokerage firm Channer amp Sawyer for which a receiver was appointed a few months ago. Converted to its own use the property its customers that it falsified its accounts and misrepresented in letters sent through the Campbell mails its business As Well As amounts personal in personal accounts were made yes. Ter Day in a reply which August violence was prevented Only by the Steinkamp furniture dealer filed in common pleas court in answer to the pleadings the partners in the firm and George Bentel a creditor. In one the wildest mass conventions Ever held in county during which interference policemen and detectives an insurgent movement was born yesterday in the Republican the reply specifically sets Forth party which leaders the i recon that the brokers converted to their cil Ables say will be carried to the own use More than 12,000 shares Republican National convention at pure que company Stock previous to Cleveland next june. February 1, 1923. Not Only did they the convention held in Newport convert this Stock to their own use music Hall was filled with bitter j the suit recites but they info Ned Ness both sides and was marked with frequent clashes a personal nature. The old line organization Steinkamp who says he is past 70 years age and unable to attend to his business that the value the was swept Back into Power amid the securities they were carrying for him shouts applause and derision that amounted to More than a million came from the throats More than dollars against which he owed them 700 republicans. The majority 1355,359.53, leaving him an equity the organization which was headed $671,791.47, in reality they by w. A. Bur Kanji county chair were carrying Only 2,174 shares Nian and John h. Meyers Post-1 the 13,129 shares pure Oil Stock master Newport was More than two to one. Kenton county republicans also held a convention in which the insurgents battled for supremacy but Defeated the irreconcilable that county were reconciled. Insurgents led by circuit judge Alfred m. Caldwell and Leonard j. Crawford jr., were the floor during the entire Campbell county convention and after they had been Defeated decided to hold a Rump convention their own. The regular organization nests carried every Point and named the entire delegation that is to attend the Dis due him. Both the state and Federal authorities Are expected to take cognizance the Cash in View the charges made yesterday in . Steinkampu a suit. The charge is made that the mails were used in sending out letters which gave false and fraudulent attorney i statements which kept customers the firm in ignorance the True conditions the business and their accounts and that the firm it failed last november was Short More than $500,000 in stocks which belonged to its customers. Filed suit for receiver. Steinkamp who says he is the tract convention at Covington to largest creditor the firm which Morrow and the state gathering at he says owes him More than $455,-Louisville tuesday. J 000, filed the suit which resulted in the appointment Thomas Morrow fireworks Start Early. The convention was called to order by chairman Burkamp. Who stated the purpose the meeting As receiver for the brokerage company november 23, 1923. Subsequently Herbert i. Channer George a. Sawyer and Fred g. My and who called upon Secretary Elmer la Blia partners in the firm filed Smith to read the Call the state j an answer and Cross petition to the Central committee. After the Call sult and George Bentel by Permis had been read attorney Crawford a a a jumped to his feet and demanded Sion the court filed an intervening petition As a creditor. In these pleadings the partners and Bentel behalf himself and All other creditors set Forth the claim that Steinkamp was not a creditor but became a partner in the business in May 1923, whe., it was said he agreed that his accounts with the brokers should be closed out and the proceeds from the Sale his securities credited to him the books As his a capital investment in the business. They asked that the court either dismiss his suit and set aside the appointment the receiver hold Steinkamp to be a partner and to be liable with other members the firm to the extent his purported capital investment for payment the brokers liabilities. Question partnership. During the receivership hearing George Sawyer declared that if Steinkamp were held to be a partner the firm was solvent and could off practically All its debts but if he was allowed to prosecute his claim As a creditor the firm would be insolvent to the extent approximately $800,000 and creditors would receive Only about 20 cents the Dolla. A report the accountants who audited the firms books which has been filed with . Morrow shows that if Steinkamp is held to be a creditor the net deficit the firm will amount to $789,866.91, but if found to be a partner the deficit will total Only $344,351.61r the reply Steinkamp filed in answer to the partners Cross petition and Rentelis intervening petition was read by former United states judge John Weld Peck attorney for Steinkamp and also one a hearing before judge Stanley Matthews yesterday an answer and Cross petition by former judge Joseph b. Kelley asking that the appointment the receiver be set aside the ground that Steinkamp did not have the Legal capacity to file such an action. Judge Kelley pomp As embellished by the swelling Crescendo Organ octaves and a flood Light brighter than Day attended the opening Cincinnati a fourteenth annual automobile show last night in music Hall under the auspices the Cincinnati automobile dealers association. As the doors were thrown open at 6 cock hundreds persons from every walk life eager to examine at close Range the Many and varied 1924 models were hand to attend the opening ceremonial. By the time the evening session was Well under Way it was Esti rated that 4,000 persons had passed through the Gates. Brilliant Light effects a detail that had not been developed in the shows former years to any great degree which flared out the we Elcome to car lovers Hung above the main Entrance to music Hall. More than 3,000 bulbs were lighted in the huge sign which announced a Auto show a in letters six feet High the placard extending eighty five feet in Width. The Interior lighting effects were indirect shedding a soft glow Over the highly polished surface the latest creations the automotive Industry. Both the North and South wings As Well As the main auditorium were used for the display the 300 individual models entered at the show. The main a Bower decorated along grecian lines with Crimson and Gold color scheme to which a dazzling Glare was added by the effective lighting appliances. Here Many the visitors paused to inspect the two Large displays consisting pictures old automobiles and prominent persons and events. It is a rare collection enlargements which has been entitled a pages from the old album a and shows for the most part pictures taken the automobile in its infancy from Twenty to Twenty seven years ago. Old automobile display. Another attraction in the foyer which never was without a curious crowd was what is said to be the oldest automobile in Cincinnati. It is a Loc Mobile Steamer which was made in 1898, and is the property John Wyatt owner the Sayler Park garage. The original owner the car was Joseph Brandenbury Winchester ky., who drove it Only a Hundred Miles before he went continued Page 31 hard liquor at mrs. Candler s party charged As wife soft drink King is held with two men after police raid b0nfils denies Sinclair paid for silence his newspaper charges conspiracy in Oil Deal mayor Herrin ill., arrested with ten others after officer is slain during liquor raids Union Leader defendant in mine massacre one those held restricted martial Law proclaimed As More troops Are ordered to scene. Atlanta ga., feb. 9.�?mrs. Asa g. Candler w. J. Stoddard and g. W. Keeling were arrested by the police today while seated in an apartment House around a table which the police said was a quart bottle which contained a Quantity liquor. They we Ere taken to the police station and released Bonds $100 each signed by Stoddard for appearance before the City recorder tuesday morning at 8 clock. The arrests were made by James l. Beavers it chief police and a. The counsel for the receiver during a a Olcy a by Price Captain. The z i onion met said that mrs. Candler. Continued second Page that All democrats be driven from a a the convention Hall. To this motion chairman Burkamp replied a i will not entertain that motion because if there Are any democrats present they probably intend affiliating with the Republican the motion w As declared out order. Former magistrate Ernest Brandes it. Thomas moved that chairman Burkamp be renamed and that Harry Richards Dayton be made Secretary the convention. Adam Lueberth seconded the motion. The question was put to the convention and a Volley a a yeast responded. The Caldwell delegation voted after the result had been announced attorney crawl Ford moved that the names judge Caldwell College bars co eds because rebellion regents say in court j Baltimore md., feb. 9.�?�?oan open attitude rebellion against All authority was ascribed As the cause refusal . Albert f. Woods president and executive head the Board regents the University Maryland to permit miss Virginia Flanagan Mckeesport pa., and miss Vivian v. Simpson the District Columbia to Register for their third year at the Maryland agricultural College. S Kidnap this assertion was made in sworn "7 Anu a a Quot a , filed yesterday by . Woods a a a re Yin in in Cut a court to petitions the placed in nomination. Chairman i Oung women for writs mandamus Lurk amp ruled that . Rawford Reque ring their reinstatement in the was out order because the result. Already had been announced. A cries a the steam roller is going greeted this ruling from the insurgent group. The Burkamp adherents greeted the ruling with cheers. At this juncture Cale Daniels prominent Republican and custodian the Campbell county courthouse i in Newport arose from his seat and walking up and Down the aisles started pointing out persons whom he alleged to be democrats and Yelling at the top his voice demanded that they not be permitted to participate in the Republican meeting. Finally . Daniels Waal quieted and sat Down. Speeches Are Barrea. Or. Brandes then moved that there be no nominating speeches. His motion was carried. This was a blow to the followers judge Caldwell. The Jurist had promised that he would make some sensational disclosures and that he would a throw a bomb into the Burkamp Meyers gang and that he would show that it hem list arrested a amp id they were having a a Little party in the apartment which belonged to a woman Friend hers. She did not give the name the apartment owner the chief declared. The chief took the three to a police station and after Bond was arranged accompanied them Back to their automobiles. Mrs. Candler a automobile he said was waiting for her at the Corner peach tree and North avenues and . Stoddard a was parked third Street Between peach tree and Juniper streets. The apartment House in which the arrests were made is situated the police said at.48 Juniper Street. The names the police blotter were entered As g. W. Keeling. 45, 611 North Jackson Street w. J. Storf Dard 44, Piedmont drive and mrs. Asa g. Candler 34, 1040 Ponce de Leon Avenue. The prisoners were booked at police Headquarters a charge violating Section 1768 the City code providing for the arrest a any person who shall keep a place where liquors either alcoholic malt vinous Are kept and sold and where men and women come and drink either in the room where such liquors Are kept and sold a restaurant other place connected therewith any place not connected with such place where the liquors Are kept sold where men and women none the members the Candler family would say anything about the incident tonight. Mrs. Candler was formerly mrs. Mary Little Ragin. She and . Candler were married last june 20 in the Chapel Emory University. Her husband is a millionaire capitalist and soft drink manufacturer this City. Last week he won a suit which mrs. Onezima de Boucher purported breach Promise to marry. Or. Stoddard is head Stoddard a dry cleaning and dyeing establishment this City. He is president the National cleaners and dyers association. Or. Keeling is in the Brick business. New York company subscribes $500,000 to $10,000,000 corporation for Aid in Northwest half Money raised. In to a Trees car assistant prosecutor Force negro to proceed to Duck Creek handcuff him and make get away. Spires to elect democrats. Judge continued fourteenth Page held up at the Point a revolver last night by two White men who certain this organization had con-1 forced him to drive them to Duck Creed Road and Dana Avenue Norwood Fred Wright negro chauffeur for mrs. Jessie Adler 3637 Alaska Avenue. Assistant county prosecutor was handcuffed to a tree at the Roadside while the bandits drove away with his car. Mrs. Adler had been attending the symphony concert at Emery auditorium and Wright was his Way downtown to take her Home woman shares in estate father after 37 years new York. Feb. 9.�?after be having for years that she was an illegitimate child mrs. Louise c. Ellis the men stopped him at Wel 8 2 years old has been declared legitimate by the courts and Given a half interest in the $1,000.000 estate left by her father George n. Chapman a new York fur merchant who died in 1887. In 1840 Chapman went to Europe. There mrs. Ellis was born As the daughter Chapman and Jane Compton. In her suit mrs. Ellis contended that her parents were married. The defendants denied thin. It was not until 1915 that mrs. Ellis Learned circumstances which seemed to indicate a marriage and then she began her suit. Chapman left the bulk his property to a son Hawley an actor whose Mother was one in it use Wyeth. In 1 890 Hawley Chapman before he became insane deeded his property to his Mother who in turn i left the estate in Trust for the sup j port her son. Rupture Between Kaiser and wife is denied Doorn feb. 9.�?reports that a rupture has occurred is imminent Between the former emperor William and the a Ripen Hermine his wife have no foundation according to the Best information Here. As for a Long time past however the Village is gossiping strained relations. It is remarked that the couple Seldom go out together and it is reported that the sex Kaiser displays an unbearable temper. This is attributed in some quarters to the turn events in Germany and in others to disputes with his wife. Langton place and Auburn Avenue. Leaping to the running Board the car. They placed the Point a revolver against his Side and ordered him to drive them toward Norwood. When they arrived at Duck Creek Road and Dana Avenue five squares from the place where the body John a. Mazzola was found two weeks ago the bandits told him to Stop the car he told the police. The larger the two men took a pair Handcuffs from his pocket and fastened him to a tree while the other stood Over him with drawn revolver. Mrs. Adler waited for her chauffeur for some time and then went Home alone. Wright finally freed himself and telephoned his employer. In reporting the incident to mrs. Adler. Wright said that the bandits j had handcuffed him to a Small sap i Ling from which he was Able to free i himself by bending the Young tree Over. The bandits had left the key to the Handcuffs top some j books which were in the car and which they had Laid the ground about six feet away from the base the tree. When he became free. Wright obtained Possession the key and went to the first House he came to where the manacles were unlocked. Then he informed mrs. Adler what had happened. The men he said were about 25 to 80 years old. He said they indicated that they were considering Columbus o., As their destination they asked him the Way out if the automobile would be recognized in that City. New York feb. 9.�?j. P. Morgan amp co. Will head the list contributors to the $10,000,000 service corporation to be organized for the Relief Northwestern Banks with a subscription $500,000, provided the remainder the capital is raised by other banking and business interests it was announced today. Johnson Mchugh president the mechanics and metals National Bank who is directing the financial organization the corporation in making announcement said the volume subscriptions from new York Bankers was very satisfactory. Formation the corporation will be completed at a conference to be held in Chicago next week private capital from both the East and the West will be combined to raise the initial $10,000,000. Guarantees were Given at the conference the general banking committee with president Coolidge last monday that additional amounts exceeding $100,000,000 if necessary we Ould be advanced through the War finance corporation for the Relief Northwestern Banks. N new Light shed killing Lou Lawson by follies Girts tale night life by the associated press Herrin. 111., feb. 9�? eleven men including mayor c. E. Anderson and Hugh Willis official the state miners Union and one the defendants in the Herrin mine Mas % Sacre were placed under military arrest Fiere tonight in connection with the death Constable Caeser Cagle who shot last night during the disturbance growing out the liquor raids in Williamson county. The arrests were made a warrant sworn out information furnished by s. Glenn Young dry worker and one the leading figures in the recent dry raids in the county. Young said All the men were in the party Cagle was killed. Those under arrest in addition to mayor Anderson and Willis Are Jim Davis John Murray j. W. Brown Alvin Thomas. Hezzie Byrn m. J. Trout Pete Smith James Johnson and Ora Thomas. Sheriff George Galligan also has been placed under arrest in connection with Cagle a death. Restricted martial Law was proclaimed tonight by colonel Albert Culbertson in command state militiamen sent Here to quell the disturbances. The militia have taken Over the police Powers the City and visitors have been instructed to refrain from entering the City Over sunday and monday. The courts will be permitted to function with civil authorities in charge. Colonel Culbert soft said. He added that full martial Law would not be proclaimed in the county. Decision to apply restricted martial Law w As reached tonight after colonel Culbertson had been in communication with adjutant general Black at Springfield who ordered the dispatch ten additional companies the National guard to the county. Colonel Culbertson said the situation was not As satisfactory As desired. Headquarters company the 136th Illinois infantry Carbondale new Orleans and Reno nev., a brought against him for $500,000 for a a a pc in Herrin at 3 30 clock this More than half $10,000,000 subscribed Chicago banker says Chicago feb. 9.�?More than half the capital for the new $1,0,-000,000 service corporation for the Relief the stringent credit situation in the Northwestern states already has been subscribed by Eastern Bankers Ralph Van Vechten vice president the Continental and commercial National Bank Chicago and a member the organization committee asserted tonight. A the new York City quota the new capital has been fully subscribed a . Van Vechten said. A if the Bankers the Middle West do As Well the new organization should be ready to begin business quicker than was expected originally. The organization work is proceeding under the direction the committee appointed at the presidents conference at Washington last monday in Pittsburgh Cleveland. Detroit Chicago Minneapolis. Milwaukee and St. Paul. Our reports Are most encouraging up to Date. We Are confident the Bankers Chicago Minneapolis and St. Paul will respond to the needs the situation in the Northwestern new York feb. 9.�?a girl from the follies tonight disclosed to detectives a link Between the Louise Lawson murder yesterday and the still unsolved mystery Dorothy King Keenan s slaying a year ago. A a loud Lawson the Twenty four year old actress musician and playmate wealthy men was strangled to death in her luxurious apartment off Central Park West by two men w to robbed her valuable jewelry and escaped without leaving a Clear. Under almost identical circumstances a a Dot King another recipient the attentions wealthy men was chloroformed to death and robbed last year in the costly Home off fifth Avenue she called the nest. The Dot King murder remained a mystery and that Lou Law son promised to develop into one until today the follies girl talking under a pledge that her name be kept secret disclosed that Dot and Lou had been pals. Her Story with evidence already accumulated convinced authorities Liat Dot King and Lou Law son were slain by the same men by members a clique cabaret Habi tues whom both girls had known. The detectives informant also disclosed that the two slain girls besides being pals were equally close friends we Ith Hilda Ferguson a chorus girl who frequently has figured in the investigation the Dot King murder. A Dot and Lou were together a lot before Dot was murdered a the follies girl was reported to have told detectives. A i always thought Lou knew much More about dots death than she dared to she told a clique musical comedy chorus girls including herself who had hummed together associating w Ltd the same a gentlemen friends nightly at chosen Broadway cabarets and Eri pertaining at parties in their apartments. Quot Lou was Friendly with that crowd too a the girl continued. A most them Are at Palm Beach now. We met at some prominent hotel almost every afternoon for Tea a Abmd dancing and again at some cabaret at this girls Story was said by detectives who have worked the Dot King Case for a year to Cor Rob rate their evidence that she was Only one the victims a Well knit organization Crooks which operate in the White Light zone. Members the gang dress and dance Well. They Are Quick according to the authorities to note the company is commanded by major Robert w. Davis who issued orders to his men to use sound judgment and to shoot Only necessary. The trouble is a result the wholesale dry raids which have been conducted in this county recently by reputed members the Kun flux klan led by s. Glen Young paid employee the klan. A meeting the knights the flaming Circle an anti klan organization was in session a crowd stormed the Hall. The shooting followed. Cagle the Constable who had been issuing the w arrants which the a a Drys conducted the raids was shot dead. John Layman Deputy sheriff w to with sheriff George Galligan went to the anti klan meeting to remonstrate with the conferees to disperse and go to their Homes in the interest peace was shot. He was taken to a local Hospital by mayor Anderson and Thomas an anti Ivl Ansman and the Trio was guarded at the Hospital by National guardsmen. The crowd which visited the meeting Hall the anti klansmen was headed by three the four policemen Herrin and shouts a Lynch them a a string Mem up were heard sheriff Galligan commandeered an automobile and rushed the Trio to Murphys Boro to protect them. The three Are chief police John Ford and policemen Harold Crain and Sim Stephens. Immediately a crowd gathered outside the Hospital and began firing into the institution. Persons inside the Hospital responded to the fire and a miniature Battle was w aged for a Short while. At 4 . The a a Drys established Headquarters at the City Hall several blocks from the Hospital. The guardsmen patrolled the Hospital to protect the mayor Layman and Thomas. Before the arrival the troops the raiders armed we Ith revolvers and shotguns patrolled the streets Herrin denying any one they considered a a suspicious to pass. All unable to give the klan pass word were searched for weapons. Before attacking the Hospital the mob shot out the Street lights so those within the institution could not see where to . A number the patients in the Hospital became panic stricken and w a re reported As highly nervous today. A number windows in the Hospital were shot out and the building showed other a Battle scars a such As Bullet punctured Drain pipes and wainscoting. Just As the trouble in Herrin was at its height Leonard Sterns Deputy circuit clerk and son Cyclops Sam Sterns w As fired As he was Riding in an automobile in Marion the county seat. A Bullet grazed his Back but he was not injured seriously. He is the klan candidate for circuit clerk. An automobile owned by John Whiteside also an admitted Mem enemies inspired quiz publisher says Teapot dome lease result Doheny Standard Oil plot vie avers. Senate agrees to end Denby debate monday continued second Page school in 2 states and three counties stumps physician continued second Page Mellon tax Bill to occupy Center stage in House until finished Republican chiefs Tell Coolidge heavy withdrawals funds close Montana Bank. Helena mont., feb. 9.�?due to constant withdrawal funds by depositors and because heavy land and cattle Loans overdue the commercial National Bank in Miles City was unable to open for business today according to reports confirmed by the Federal Reserve Bank in Helena. The commercial National was reported to have had footings approximately $2,000,000. It was a member the Federal Reserve banking system and about ninety Days ago absorbed the Miles City National Bank. By the associated press Washington feb. 9.�?decision by Republican House leaders to take up the Mellon tax Bill in the House next thursday and to hold it before that body until disposed was communicated to president Coolidge by representative Longworth Ohio the Republican Leader and chairman Snell the House rules committee. The two House leaders discussed with the president the legislative program their body and told him that an attempt would be made to consider major legislation in this order taxes immigration muscle Shoals and Soldier Bonus w Ltd appropriation measures sandwiched in Between. The president also was told that House leaders proposed to make every Effort to adjourn by june 1, and that they considered tax legislation supreme importance. In discussing with the executive the possibility passage the Mellon Bill. Representative Long Worth declared that it would be impossible to obtain House approval for the surtax rate 25 per cent embodied in the Mellon Bill and recommended by the president. The Best possible rate to be hoped for . Longworth said would be More than 25 per cent but considerably less than 44 per cent As proposed by the democrats. The leaders plan taking up the tax Bill to sidetrack temporarily appropriation measures but consider the Supply Bills should the tax debate be prolonged. No arrangements thus far have been made for the placing Railroad legislation the program. Representative Begg rep., who completed today a poll the Republican state delegations said that the Mellon surtax rates were doomed. The maximum he added would have to be fixed at Between 32 and 40 per cent. The committee had reported the Mellon rate 25 per cent. The present rate is 50 per cent. Chairman Green the House ways and Means committee who will report the Revenue Bill to the House monday said after a conference today with representatives Longworth and Snell and speaker Gillett that an Effort would be made to get the measure through the House within two weeks the minimum time in which it is considered the Bill May be brought to a vote. Aside from the expected fight Over the sur taxes the democrats have served notice they will seek lower Normal rates than contained in the committee Bill while Many members have declared they will offer amendments seeking revision the War excise taxes Many which already have been repealed. Representative Frear rep., wis has said he would propose amendments to raise the estate tax and Institute a gift tax. Representative Frear made a separate report today the Revenue Bill. Although he voted with the republicans in committee to report the measure he made it Clear that he would not accept the Mellon income rates. Special dispatch to the commercial Tribune. Hamilton o., feb. 9.�?c. J. Baldridge county health officer was confused today following an experience at College Corner. He was making a general inspection following discovery a Case Scarlet fever. He entered a room filled with pupils and introduced himself. A i beg your Pardon but you re in Indiana a said the teacher. Baldridge went into another room. A i beg your Pardon but you re in Preble county a he was told. Lie backed out smiling. Then he made certain the next room would be in hi�1 Bailiwick. The school is the Ohio Indiana line and is located in the two states and in three counties Union county ind. Preble and Butler counties Tries to end Henry j. Adams found unconscious in room seventh Street told girl he had nothing to live for. A a in mall alone in the world. My Mother is dead and my father has Dos appeared. What is there for me to live for a Henry j. Adams 20 years old 758 West seventh Street is said to have made this statement to a girl Friend Margaret Riggs 655 crr Street repeatedly during the last few weeks. He is said to have attempted to end his life with illuminating in his room at the seventh Street address yesterday. A fully dressed and wrapped tightly in a Comfort Adams was found lying unconscious his bed late yesterday afternoon by mrs. Earl Davis who operates the Rooming House where he lives. Mrs. Davis detected the odor fumes and while searching for their source found Adams she said. Miss Riggs who was located through a piece paper bearing her name and address found in Adamss clothes said that she met the Young Man shortly after he came to Cincinnati from Newport tenn., about seven weeks ago. She said that he told her that his Mother died last fall and that his father had disappeared. At numerous times she said he was despondent because he had no near relatives friends. The life saving squad the fire department revived Adams. He was taken to the general Hospital where it was said last night that his condition was very critical. Jury its defendant becomes hysterical brother a name is mentioned but shows indifference thereafter. New York. Feb. 9.�?morris b. Diamond tonight was found guilty murder in the first degree in connection with the killing William h. Mclaughlin and William s. Bar Low Bank messengers in a Brooklyn elevated station last november. The trial started yesterday. Diamonds brother Joseph. Anthony Pantano and John Farina Are awaiting trial for the murder the two men who were robbed $43,000. Morris Diamond while the witness stand in his own defense today completely lost the composure which he had maintained since the trial began yesterday. When he was being questioned regarding the connection his brother Joseph with the Case he became hysterical. He shouted wildly As his Mother and Sisters had shouted the first Day the trial they were ejected from the court room for disorder. A Joe never killed nobody a he cried waving a handkerchief above his head. A a he a my kid brother and he Sall he began to sob and could not Stop supreme court Justice crop sey repeatedly ordered him to compose himself. A this thing Geem to run in your family a Justice Cropsey remarked. When Diamond s testimony in which he denied connection with the crime but admitted furnishing the automobile in which the slayers the messenger escaped was concluded the defense rested. The jury had deliberated fifty nine minutes. Diamond received the verdict with the typical gangster indifference but his real emotion was betrayed the clerk the court asked the questions customary after a defendants Fate has been made known. Despite his obvious Effort to appear unconcerned Diamond answered Hait irtely. When Justice Cropsey began his charge to the jury Diamond slumped in his seat folded his arms and set his face in an expressionless stare. No Shadow crossed his face to Jour Quot court concluding said to the jury a gentlemen you do not Send the defendant to his death if you find him guilty. He sends himself to ills Justice Cropsey instructed the jury that it was not necessary for a Man to do the actual shooting to be guilty murder and a robbery in which a human life was take. Daugherty confers with the president Mcadoo to be heard monday naval Secretary consults weeks. By the associated press Washington feb. 9.�?persistent but unsuccessful efforts chairman Lenroot to Force from Frederick g. Bonfils. Publisher the Denver col Post an admission that Harry f. Sinclair had purchased the silence his newspaper in connection with the Teapot dome lease were made today at another dramatic session the Senate Oil committee. Or. Bonfils was emphatic in his denials charged that his enemies in Denver had inspired the questions and declared that the contract which Sinclair entered into with the publisher and j. Leo stack a Denver Oil Man whereby he was to them $1,000,000, was in settlement a liability under contracts which stack had w Ith Standard Oil subsidiaries whose claims in Teapot dome Sinclair previously had purchased for $1,000,000. A w Hile the gruelling Cross examination the publisher by the Wisconsin senator proceeded the Senate renewed its debate the Den by resignation Resolution and finally reached an agreement to shut off All discussion at 5 clock monday evening and begin voting All pending amendments and finally the Resolution itself. Adoption the measure in one form another was forecast. Daugherty returns. Simultaneous with these events at the Capitol rumours impending Cabinet changes were revived but they were without any verification. Attorney general Daugherty whose name frequently has been drawn into the Oil discussion the Senate floor returned from Florida and immediately conferred with president Coolidge. Upon leaving the White House . Daugherty said the Oil lease investigation had entered largely into his discussion with the executive. Lie denied that he had been requested by the president to return from Florida. Denied he had tendered his resignation and refused to talk about details the Oil inquiry. Secretary Denby who had a conference with the president after the Cabinet meeting yesterday was closeted for a Long time today with Secretary weeks who has been his Friend for Many years. There were indications that the Senate situation was discussed but there was no evidence that . Denby had changed his announced determination to remain the Job despite the pending Resolution asking that he resign. By completing the examination . Bonfils today the Oil committee cleared the Way to hear William g. Mcadoo monday w Ith reference to his professional services with the Doheny Oil companies. Or. Mcadoo who is a candidate for the democratic presidential nomination will appear at his own request. Creel to be heard. Announcement w As made today to the committee by senator Walsh dem., Mont that Georgre Creel chairman the committee Public information during the War had sent him a request by Telegraph for a hearing. It was agreed however that a number other witnesses now in Washington would be examined first. Or. Creels request grows out testimony by e. L. Doheny that he had advanced $5,000 to Creel who was to undertake to prevent the leasing the Oil reserves to republicans after the democratic administration ended. Resuming i testimony which was begun yesterday . Bonfils charged in response to questions by senator Walsh that there was a conspiracy Between Doheny Sinclair and a the Standard Oil Allied companies to let Sinclair have the Tea a pot dome As far As they we Ere they having no antagonistic interests in California a Bonfils said had no objection to letting . Doheny have the naval Reserve there and they went Prfto agreement along 4 a a t j a a. _ a a a leases were and the those lines the witness added that he had confirmed that the mid West and the Pioneer companies subsidiaries the Standard Oil company Indiana received $1,000,000 in Oil from the Sinclair company which took Over the Teapot dome lease. Stack an old acquaintance. Taking Over the examination. Chairman Lenroot demanded to know Why stack had come to Bonfils in the first place to help him to enforce his contract and Oyhat Bonfils was supposed to do. The wit Quot Ness replied that he Long had known stack and that he was to Advance the Money for All necessary expenses and a lawyer. Questioning the witness about the two conferences with Sinclair before the $1,000,000 contract was signed. Chairman Lenroot asked if it had occurred to him that if the Sinclair lease was a a straight Sinclair would not have dealt with him at All. A no a responded the witness. When the chairman wanted to know whether the attacks Sinclair by. The Denver Post was discussed at the meetings with Sinclair Bonfils said the questions were �?omo3t extraordinary and charged that they emanated from his enemies in Colorado. Chairman Lenroot wanted to know if it Wasny to a fact that the attacks the Sinclair lease which had been made in the Denver Post had not ceased after the negotiation the contract with Sinclair. A no a replied the witness. Then leaning across the table he said a they did not cease they have not ceased they will never referring to a publication in the Denver Post april 16, 1922, senator Lenroot asked Bonfils if he did not then believe that the lease was a proposition that represented a graft a i believed it represented a kit to

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