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Decatur Daily Review (Newspaper) - July 27, 1924, Decatur, IllinoisThe Decatur sunday review f uhte fifth no. 209. Sunday july 24 five cents diseased Barrow s defense Leopold Loeb attorney to argue clients not for Franks murder. July of saving Nathan and Richard Loeb from the Gallows entered tonight in the plans of their counsel to demonstrate a degree of mental irresponsibility for their due to defense will said Clarence chief attorney for the Youthful slayers of Young Robert the boys have diseased and that they were not responsible for their acts. Not Legal sanity. Question of Legal sanity will not be brought Forth by the defense. An Index of the line of defense was afforded girls hide oat until hair has grown again Many society girls have announced their intention of out the Goodwood Rac Ine and the Cowes regatta week from their programs and refusing citations for autumn country houses party. They say they Are going in for Vrest cures at some quiet and secluded Retreat in order to set ready for the dancing season. But it is whip that the real reason for the temporary retirement is to undergo the these girls sometime ago fell Vic Tims to the singling craze and now that Paris decrees Long hair the London butterflies must fall into line. The is in letting the hair grew again. They say us horrid and before it becomes real Long. So they be prevailed upon Mother to take them right away to some outlet place where Tho tresses can be grown Back in peace without the remarks from rude friends. By the appearance in court today of or. William j. Healy of and or. Benjamin of new two noted Eastern specialists in juvenile delinquency. They were added to a staff of five Chicago alienist selected by the defense to present the Story of the Young men s mental debility to judge John r. Chief Justice of the criminal court of Cook who must fix the penalty for the defendants. Point to youth. One of the grounds on which the defense will base its plea for mercy will be the youth of Leopold and Loeb. Neither is years of ase. Almost after the week end adjournment of the pen Alty advisory before Caverly. State s attorney Robert e. In charge of the prosecution. Declared in reference to the state s plea for the death think we have made out an ironclad reaches Bottom. Or. Crowe had touched Bottom in the pit which for four Days had sup plied seemingly endless material for Mountain of which he paid would place the wealthy Young College students in the Shadow of the has Man s noose. He expects to scrape the Bottom Elean on monday. at testimony. Or. Darrow and his colleagues in the Benjamin and struck Back at the full Width Mony of a state witness today for the first time. Or. Darrow attacked As a false report. A asked about the time consumed in completing it. Assumes witness. Give your Best judgment. 1 am not trying to get you to say something you might not want he assured the witness. They agreed on or three As the interval. There were a few More perfunctory questions. Then or. Darrow suddenly raised his voice and shot his accusation of falsehood. Gortland s denial card without hesitation. Or. On re direct exam Nat brought out that Gortland had volunteered the information Alvurs Day evening. Gets last word. Attorney Darrow gained the last word by having Gortland state again that he had written out in full a conversation with Leopold it the hotel but had written Noth ing on the defendant s alleged Hope for the in the presence of the court and spectators the bearing of the defendants falling Chimney kills four in marked contrast suggest Allied Powers guarantee loan to Germany. July of thei Allied plenipotentiaries and including the american official and unofficial observers and advisers and the visiting Bankers today left the problems of the inter Allied Confer ence to the soothing influence of England s leisurely week end while they themselves sought relaxation from the reparations parties away from the British capital. Informal conferences among the experts remaining1 among whom is colonel James a. Logan. Will continue throughout the but tonight it was stated in British offi Cial that the position be tween the conference financial experts and the Bankers remained tin with that of previous Days. Changed. The opinion was expressed Ftp week they sat ror r. Hood the Story of detective sergeant Gortland that Brilliant student of Law and believed he had work to do for the had told the officer after his confession that when lie determined to life imprison ment instead of death us his punish tent he would a left guilty before Friendly maintains truth. Portland maintained the truth of his remark. It was the first attempt to break Down the testimony of a state wit Ness. It consumed virtually the entire Short session today. Or. A Tate or. Par Row at the conclusion of More than an hour s stubborn Examina you know that this Var Salon about a Friendly judge tvs pure concocted Tor purpose of intimidating this it was the witness purposes veiled. Or. Darrow led up to his accusation without his purpose. He the witness first about his record in the police department and t fought out that Gortland in twelve years experience had worked chiefly a police and clerk. The witness described habit of Wall off either shorthand or Long hand notes of conversations with prisoners and of taking Down their formal statements by direct dicta v firm on the typewriter. He said he had made numerous notes of conversations with Leopold and produced them confidentially. Other Points. Or. Darrow had the witness Point the summary headings on for and other subjects on which Gortland had tried to draw out Leo Pold s thoughts. He also brought nut that on june 18 Gortland Start writing out a full report of his activities in the Cane for the superintendent of the City police department. F were alone. The Cross developed that the detective and Leopold were alone when the alleged remark about a was although earlier in the week they noticeable intervals apparently pay ing Fily casual attention to the proceedings. They talked lightly and whispered frequently in Jovial mood to their and guards. Showed smiles. Several Quarter rare newspaper 1 Liotos Rapha depicting the boys with full Width were features of Public accounts of the trials. The lads sat through the two hour session under if constraint. They a that Little could be done to reconcile the differences until actor the Plen session at o clock monday afr in Oon. Oxe proposal. One proposed Way out of the diff caused by the Bankers reject German loan to to have the a i governments and the United states Dushel w3s paid apparent. Geared to pay strict attention to the spoke to each other Only on two or three then with serious not per but in Sharp contrast to the Jaunty Demeanour of other Days. And outside the the restraint seemed to shed to the winds and the nonchalance of the Young students was again in and our looks and Harrow s brains. I think Well get along pretty was Leopold s comment of he and Bis fellow prisoner were taken Back to the jail. Both be and Loeb appeared confident the result of the questioning of Gortland by their chief although they expressed weariness at being constantly inter viewed. Spectacles again. Nathan. Leopold s set in an imitation Tortoise Shell the Utate s government guarantee the loan. Should the states fail to agree to it is suggested that the Allied governments should Back a such a plan is not Given much encouragement at Street where the stand of the British government is that Britain is not pre pared to guarantee Loans on behalf of governments. The refusal to guar Antee Loans on of govern ments. The refusal to guarantee the loan for soviet Russia is cited As a recent precedent. The other conversations were really before witnesses. Back to the report. Or. Gen org in asked if it any reference to the remark. Am not and said the actor witness found none. He next stated that had told John an As Titrant and newspaper about the but had first mentioned it to the state s attorney july 24. Previously Gortland had admitted talking Over the Case and the Amity of Leopold with asked about Ait. Parrow to tier for chive slender Clua on which state s of Sienaert attorney began the examination the two were again before the court today. They were identified positively Jacob head of the optical House which produced As those constructed according to the specifications on a Job ticket bearing Leopold s name. The prescription had been previously identified by the optician who Drew up the it was these found near Young Franks body in the desolate and water filled Railroad that first led the investigators to the Home of Leopold. Large pictures of the the Only clue in the hands of the printed in newspapers several Days after the body was discovered and opticians and of cultists were ask Edge As Sist in identifying them by Means of the Lens analysis printed beside the photographs. Many added also to the Mountain of Evi Dence today were half a Hundred Large photographs by the state s attorney s forces the investigation which culminated on May 31t ten Days after the to the confessions of the boys. They were the state sex to preclude the loss of important parts of the Story through the possible inaccessibility of wit Alt were identified by Edgarr k. The photographer in charge William f. Chief clerk in Man second Ransom instructing Secund a _ Jacob the will begin. Death dropped out of the sky in the form of this huge Chimmy from the roof of the Detroit. Four persons were killed and Throe were injured when the top of the Slack crushed two automobiles in wheat prices run riot on Board of hits july it is rare that such a startling contrast in Market conditions can be shown As was the Case on the Chicago Board of Trade compared with a year ago. Wheat today made a Steeple Jack climb of cents a Bushel Here on top of Many spectacular recent gains. Last year at this most deliveries of wheat Here were under caused by the Bankers Reec a and below the estimated Cost of the of the Security provided for Tho was an overwhelming Rush to. Much As a an loan to to have the Allied i r. A Strong world situation with respect to coupled Market and brokers in a Rush to sell. Today there d with continued reports of extensive damage to the Canadian Bond Issue on behalf of Germany on the basis of the Sra reparation per wheat crop and m particular a greatly expanded general purchasing movement were reasons advanced today for the remarkable change from the situation last year. Some of the most experienced de enter Fern mrs Imbrie a re dip scribed the appearance of the Market at the close today As with the wife of one of the officers and said that the Outlook was one which suggested of american Mission when the has no desire to interfere with platforms. Dark july democratic presidential declared today that he had no desire to dictate state democratic platforms. His was in response to inquiries concerning published re ports that he had been urged to re Thirn to new York Early next week with a View to preventing a threat ened clash with governor Alfred e. Over the question the adoption of it anti Kukhis klan Plank by the new Tork state convention in is interested. Naturally am interested in the state or. Davis my observation has been that state conventions Reserve the right to write their own reports that he had been urged to return to new York before the scheduled Date of ending has Vaca Tion next thursday were characterized by the nominee As imag you object to governor Smith As a candidate to succeed him self governor of new Davis was asked. I would be very glad to see him How to Deposit his Ransom when found. There the Story stopped. Hand on monday the state plane to of Fer testimony calculated to identify the hand writing of the prisoners. Then will come the testimony of the auditing department of the pull John son of con Par on the third state wit wealthy who was of face conf mint a. And the Seventieth a a possible victim the slayers instead of Young and a school who the developed that the Par Lor car ticket sold the Day after the Levi org calling for a seat to Hight Wab the last person to see Franks Tran ind. Never had been alive. The grand finale of the state s he affirmed that the ticket possibly Case probably will corns in the after had been purchased for the purpose when stenographers will be of affording the purchaser entry to called to read the confessions of the the car. It was on this car that the defendants. Then perhaps tuesday Millard r. Myers chairman of Coop organization. July my of who represents a number of farm Assoc a is chairman of the first Board of of Tho Grain marketing new organization that from the merger of five Large Grain companies he re last week. The personnel of the aboard was announces today. The others on the Board m. D. Secretary of the Ohio farm j. W. Cover Secretary the american farm Bureau Oscar farm l. Eagle Grain and with fhe Iowa elevator w. Bank p. J. Master of National Gray w. Washington representative of the a. F. B. J. F. South president of South Dakota farm g. M. And officer of the Towa Farmer s elevator o. F. President of a. F. B. W. Thief River fails of american wheat Fred a. Grain acid. President of Illinois farmers1 ele Vator and Harry l. Walthill. President of the Nebraska farm Bureau. Start monday. The company will formally begin operations next monday. The new organization issued the following statement company starts with 000 unimpaired Cai total no outstanding indebtedness of any in Competition. Gray the president of a the the Grain Market ing company we have an effective Grain marketing organization on a truly co operative plan. Such an organization will function a left Ponapati Loii All other Market i the speedometer gets blame for motorists woes by Feigt Sylv july Speed Ometer s nine out of Tell motorists arrested have been in the last two for driving the old car too give that excuse. The tenth one varies Only in the matter of grammar. He says speedometer s since the beginning of the crusade Here to Stop Slaughter of pedestrians by motorists who were bagging from one to three innocent a the cops have come believe that some one has written a Book on to talk a fuck to traffic they have arrested something like traffic violators in the last three and each his answer Down just As though he had Lerned it out of a Book. Is. Resents s insult to Washington to act follow ing slurs on mrs. Imbrie. Widow of victim july Blunt statement that the Washington government views with grave concern indignities suffered at Teheran by mrs. Katherine g. Widow of the american vice Consul who was murdered by in that is to be presented to the per Sian government. The communication is expected to make it Plain that the states holds that Persia must take what Ever Steps Are necessary to insure efficient cooperation on the part of its subordinate officials and police in order that adequate Protection for All americans May be assured. Pouce stood minister Kornfeld at Teheran re ported to the state department to Day that on last tuesday a per Sian youth grabbed the veil worn by mrs. Imbrie and attempted to tear it from her. During the attack spat upon . A native policeman was believed to have the affair from a distance but did not interfere. Mrs. Imbrie was Riding demos and . P. Build up defences Republican attempts to Mil in Campaign Shaver silent by Robert t. Small. 1924 july presidential Campaign is moving slowly Forward but there is no great apparent on either Side. The republicans Are 1 or the democrats to but the a Little slow in getting1 their Artil Lery in position. The republicans feel they Are the fort and it is up Che. Democrats to come and try to take it away from them. Butler is Busy. Meantime chairman of the Republican National is Tremley Busy with his defense works. He is visiting the boys in the trenches All along the and thinks nothing of being in Hoston one Day and Chi the next with Semi occasional stops in Washington and new York. Air. Butler is proving himself an inde arguable worker. He is leaving nothing undone. Many persons have said or. Butler s task in obtaining the Nomi for or Coolidge was nothing at All. Or. Butler did not take it so. He went about the work in a manner that left no room for got late Start. Clem the new democratic chairman is several laps behind or. Butler but Hopes to catch selection came More than a month after Butler had taken Active charge of his committee. Or. Shaver still is merely and cannot be elected formally to his position until the democratic committee meets at the Clarksburg notification Cere monies on August 11. Or. Butler 4s laps and laps ahead of or. Shaver in the issuance of statements. The Republican chair Man has become an adept in that re As a matter of fact he is co ins most of the talking of the Campaign thus far and is trying to put a Little Early in the lagging Battle. Chairman Butler May represent a silent candidate but he believes thoroughly in a certain amount of official Butler is not much of a hand on being inter viewed. He likes to write out his statements in his own Way. Shaver is silent. Chairman Shaver on the other hand is proving almost As Tae turn or. Coolidge. They would make a Fine pair. Or. Davis warned news outrage occurred. The incident prompted the state department to expedite its handling of ing agencies in the Trade. During the the Case of the murder of vice con last several pc ars the activities of sul Imbrie. Previously it had been the and leg have Brou Cru about a con expected that the Washington gov frument a mild await a Complete in edition of which this company is Resti gation before voicing its de natural result. There will lie no halt in the machinery of the firms which have been despite the rapidly in creasing volumes of Grain to the Market. Old concerns will be transferred to the new company in such a manner As not to disturb the flow of Grain and the conduct of to the persian government in formal Way. Police were lax. Grain Tiow Mari both in the mob attack upon in business of brie and his Melin sey v. .1 n f a signed confession clears up Villa Ridge slaying. July signed confession purported to contain admissions r that he fired the shot which resulted in the death of Wil is years of today by Hess a to state s attorney Loren it was announced by police to night. The written document followed an Oral coif Evajon in which Connors alleged that he and Fred another Cairo now in had attempted to hold up j. C. Father of the girl at their store near Villa Ridge. In the ensuing the Pirl was and Wilson him self badly beaten. Frees two suspects. Connors which apparently exonerated Ike Brown and two Memphis held in connection with the also asserted that Hale had taken the few cents obtained in the Rob Bery. Fearing violence it the hands of a mob which previously had attempted to take Brown and Jones from their authorities immediately took Connors from Pulaski county jail Here to Mound where he was turned to deputies who took an unnamed destination for Safe keeping. Unusual feature of the Case was that Connors was arrested by a negro Deputy he identified by two negroes and his confession was made to Nefro unprovoked insult to mrs. There is evidence dais Here of a laxity on the part of the persian to say of the charges that persian soldiery were included in the mob which killed Imbrie. No official admission could be obtained at the state department today that a note already had been Dis but it was Learned that1 the first official expression of the department s views on the Elt nation in Teheran was Likely to be made Public Early next probably on Mon Day. Diplomatic custom requires 4hat announcement of the dispatch of such communication shall be withheld in until minister Kornfeld an at shall. Have had the Opportunity to present it to the per Sian foreign minister also an and in the to off act of fanatic. Officials Here recognize that the Tucia is ii div a attack on mrs. Imbrie probably was the act of a fanatic. They also Are of the disturbed situation in Teheran due to the religious controversy racing there and have been gratified at the prompt action taken by the persian authorities in connection with the murder of or. In brie. The repetition of the attack on americans which already has occur red in the insults to mrs. Has led to a feeling in official quarters that the persian government should take further Steps to impress upon us police and other officials their obligations to extend every possible Protection to Ameri cans. The communication to the per Sian government is expected to bring sharply that viewpoint. Auto hits was left to die 111. July was found dead tonight on the hard Road near new Sev Croni Miles from Springfield. The Man had been struck by an Automo the Driver of had not stopped to give notice of the Acci Dent or to Bave Ataii Staoch. Lafollette party says no action taken at present time. July 26 vigorous denial that an official of members of Congress has been prepared was made today by the la Follette Campaign committee. In a statement issued after a lengthy the committee said that while it had full authority to pass upon the endorsement of candidates for state and local offices action has been taken with regard to any such Candi no action now. Will not be taken by the the statement a thorough study has been made of the official records of the candidates in the respective committee re iterated that they intend to carefully scrutinize the legislative record of All candidates for the Senate and House and Well in Advance of would officially go on record with regard to each. It has been predicted that the Lafollette managers will Lay emphasis on their desire to have certain elected rather than bring about the defeat of senators and representatives who in the past shown themselves out of sympathy with the Lafollette program. Moose to buy 2000 More new july than acres will be added to the National Home for the aged con ducted by the Loyal order of Moose at Fla. It was decided today at the business session of the supreme Council of the follow ing the recommendation of the National officers. The present of the Home is ten acres and it is situated on the St. John below formerly the old peo were provided for ten the Chil Home at 111. World flight to end at Seattle los july army air service definitely that the round the world now a its last Lap Over the will at and not at Santa the starting according to advices received today front c v. A paper correspondents that they would not find his West Virginia Friend a very talkative yet he or Shaver would have to at i to chairman i Utler. Latter is already in n so or. Shaver work Cut out for him. Although he in to be elected Chali Man of the democratic or. Shaver will not officially of r member of it. Charles Ost Nunn has been re elected us National committeeman from West Virginia. That will be the first time in Many yearn that a chairman Lias Horn from outside the com Mil tee. Matter of fact it has Long Hern n Rule in the National committee that officers a rpt be chosen from members. The have Hud no such Rule and usually chair Man and the treasurer n chosen from the outside. Drastic change. It was generally thought my democratic Rule would apply to or. Shaver and that he would have try be elected a National committee mrm Ber before he could become chair Man of that body and Dirac Tyr in chief of the Davis Campaign up it appears now that in Tho Clemna minutes of the National convention at Madison Square Garden. Glass of off Crl a a Kolu Tion providing that the National com Mittee could us chairman from the outside. The Resolution was reported and adopted without few per sons knowing1 that this drastic Chaffo had. Been made in democratic administrative affairs. A number of or. Shaver s urged his election to the regardless of Tho new hut Osenton followers insisted on re election and or. Name Wai not formally presented for the place. West will thus Effert have two of Tho commit tee. The new National woman from West Virginia in mrs. Murray of Huntington. My. Izetta Jewell who Tonu Mir an important part in the new York announced in that she was not a candidate. Normally the Republican of West Virginia Are contending it it if wrong to place that state in column sentimental they say the state normally re publican and some of them have taken occasion to come on Here to Washington to Tell or. Cools de to be of Good that he will carry the state by the will not make a partisan fight or. Davis for they will not let ulment run away with party loyalty and affiliation. Inasmuch As Somr of the de or non tic leaders in Massachusetts Inyim upon giving that state to or. The republicans of Virginia it is Only fair that or. Should be assured of in the Home state of his rival. Coolidge spends Day on address Washington. July in turny half Holiday in the governmental to abolishment was utilised by Trevol Dot Coolidge today in work upon the address he will deliver at the monies Here 14 when to will notified of nomination by the he. Publican National convention. The weather Chicago. July indict tons for fair local observations the Range of As by prof. .1. H. Weather 7 a. M to noon 7 p. M to Ann Umo son Moon la is Quaner. 14 15 any of of off. Of create june s3 my Nim. Be trek. July weather Alolf for the week Region of great fair extent for showers about it Oddla of and again at and of the nor. Mai or first Fol Lowed by Cool second half. Upper Mem Loppi and lower Mia our in Early Curt and toward the end of the cod and latter part. Temperatures 7 p. M. Saturday Friday Boston .t2 9m Buffalo 70 m York of Jackier Vilk .72 r 74 n a cd Locaco to 711 Detroit .72 w Omaha me m san m Wynn Fotr .74 Clu Cannati s382941 com

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