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Dubuque Times Journal (Newspaper) - February 10, 1924, Dubuque, Iowa Dubuque and Vicinity sunday fair with moderate temperature. # int in a tutus Jojou null a the laughs Hest who laughs last a he is the fellow who uses the wants for results. , est. 1891. Dally times. Est. 1856. Associated Tress leased wire. N. E. A. Service. Dubuque. Iowa sunday february to 1924. Twenty four pages seven tents ter Cott. Voli me a it no. M. Ii wets and a a Drys clash at Herrin lethal Gas execution is painless quickest and most humane method says army expert by Lee Overman copyright 1924. By the Consoli 4 dated press association Carson City Fob. 9.�?thrfse who i nos in. The. Ii a in thai Ltd a coition Here Friday were unanimous i in declaring that if they had to Buffer capital punishment they would prefer to die that Way. All agreed that unconsciousness came upon the condemned Man within a Small fraction of a so Rand Aller the first wave of lethal Gas struck him. They also agreed that both unconsciousness and death u n completely devoid of pain. Attesting the humaneness and quickness of Tho lethal Gas in i is the result of a poll taken by the correspondent among eleven other witnesses to the execution. The question propounded to each was provided you were condemned to die and had your Choice of hanging a booting electrocution or lethal Gas which would Yon choose in every instance Tho answer was the same lethal Gas. Bhat physicians said. Consensus of opinion among the Haven physicians who officially watched the snuffing out of the life of gee Jon chinese Long High Binder was that Lark of proper paraphernalia for the first Experiment and too Low a temperature in the a tone execution chamber to permit proper vaporization of the do atty Hydro Yam in ours prevented the ifs of the dry Etal from being netted out in tile twinkling of in Ive. But they a to agreed that the chinaman died within a second the first Fui charge of Gas struck him. The it Dichy nov Monopof Iii body noted six minutes after the Gas was fumed on. Were in reality not f signs of life but Tho re flexing of the muscular system which comes after death. Major d. A. Turner of the unit pm states army medical corps who was assigned Here As official military observer of the execution threw Doms interesting Light upon the lethal Gas method. To. Humane method. A even under the Handicap of improper equipment a said major Turner a the Lei bal Gas method is a he quickest and most Humano Jne Thod of putting humans to death. Flanking is Tho cruellest. Frequently hanged men Are conscious from a even to fifteen minutes after the a rap is sprung. In electrocutions it is frequently necessary to Shock a a Nan three and four times before Fie is dead. There Are no scientific proofs that he is not conscious during such an ordeal. A in shooting executions unconsciousness does not always come instantaneously w it. To. I idling of of he heart. Lethal Gas however pro reduces instantaneous unconsciousness practically instantaneous death fit Hete is no Chance for pain or suffering. Tin fridays execution it was impossible to heat the Interior of the Cone walled execution chamber to a he required 70 or so degrees. The i actual temperature was 49. The result was the lethal Gas was liquified into Fine particles. It also took a full minute and a half to pump the death chamber full of Gas. With proper equipment. And a specially const rooted Glass lined chamber death could a made both instantaneous and painless. Dawes to remain head of experts rar1s, feb. 9.�? by the soc lated Presa a brigadier general Charles g. Pages Bas no intention of resigning is chairman of Tho first committee of experts examining Germany s economic and financial condition to declared today in a Telephone conver Patlon from Berlin with Republican a quarters Here. His disclaimer was made in confection with various published rumours that he was withdrawing from the inquiry. Seven die when train hits truck Milwaukee Avis. Feb. 9�?a Man and six newsboys were killed and another boy injured perhaps fatally when a speeding Northwestern train crashed into a Milwaukee journal company truck at St. Francis five Miles South of Milwaukee at 10 10 Friday night. The dead i Arnold Voight 26 years old. Supervisor for the journal and Driver of the truck. Michael Mochalski Bailey Clements. 12 years old. Vilas Koehler 13 years. Lester Honing 13 years. Two unidentified boys Between 12 and 15 years of be. The injured boy is Gilbert Koehler brother of Vilas a Ull fractured internal injuries taken to Hospital. Smiling girl Bandit murder Case revived Anderson is facing term in sing sing new York anti Saloon league chief convicted Chicago feb. 9.�?a statement that Katherine Baluk maim under indictment with her husband. Otto maim for slaying Edward Lehmann a watchman november 4, told Bim that she killed Richard c. Tester insurance agent during a Holdup last june has been made by William c. Jewell theater employee according to a copyrighted Story in today a Chicago Hornby and examiner. Confronted in jail with the Tate ment the woman denied the charge and declared she was in Battle Creek mich., when Tesmer wan killed by a smiling Xiii Bah hit Jewell says he visited him on the night of the Laking according to the Herald and examiner. Disclosure of the alleged confession was made to the a Rald and examiner after eight months of search and investigation by its re porters who took up the Case after police of cd Ira go were unable to develop any substantial Clews As to the Slayer. Fred Thompson arrested by detectives and indicted for the murder and who admitted having posed of a woman for fourteen ears was acquitted by a jury Ai though identified As the girl Bandit by mrs. Teamer widow of the Holdup victim. Jumbled to Case. Katherine maim also known As Walters surrendered to the polic after her husband confessed they had killed Lehmann when he interrupted them in an attempted burglary. Meanwhile detectives had arrested Ethel Beck partially identified As the woman burglar. She con fessed and implicated Walter Bock Elman who denied the shooting Irater the Beck woman repudiated her confession. She and Bockelman were also indicted for the killing and Are being held in jail for trial. Before he died Lehmann is said to have directed the authorities to get Bockelman. Malin was arrested several weeks later during an attempted store robbery. He is said to have confessed the Lehmann killing and named his wife who fled to Indianapolis. Herald and examiner reporters traced Lier there and her arrest was imminent when she returned to Chicago and surrendered in order to rec her baby left with her Mother. She corroborated her husband. Clinton girl wins declamatory Honor no confirmation of Vera Cruz report Washington feb. 9.-the state department lacked today any advices from its consular representatives at. Vera Cruz confirming reports that the port had been rope in pier by be la Huerta insurrection its. Although con Sui Wood was said to be in continuous communication wit ii Tho department he had not reported any important change in the situation there since the rebel Trees Cha Cuatto. I Davenport la., feb. 9.�?fern Holcomb of the Clinton High school won ii ret place in the Iowa nine girls declamatory contest which was held Here last night. Her subject was a Madame second place went to Mary Louise Kelley of Iowa City whose subject was Quot an inspiring dishwasher while third honors went to Josephine Hanley of Muscatine Quot Betty at the baseball other contestants finished in the following order Margaret Madden Ottumwa Margaret Lem Ley Grinnell Virginia Davis Oskaloosa Velma Beal. Davenport Mary Alice Smith Fairfield and Junella Teeter Burlington. Judges in the contest were l. R. Norvelle and Glem merry of the Iowa state University and c. F. Schersten of Augustava College Hock Island 111. Trading is Active on French Market Paris Fob. 9. Trading is Active Aud prices were firm on the bourse today three percent rents 54, francs 5 centimes. Exchange on London 94 francs 90 centimes. Five percent loan 69 francs 75 centimes. The Dollar was quoted at 22 Francis ill centimes. New York feb. 9.�?a stiff fight it was asserted today will be made to keep William la. Anderson who was reported last night As having resigned As state superintendent of the anti Saloon league from going to sing sing prison to which he was sentenced yesterday by supreme court Justice Tompkins for altering the Hooks of that organization. Arguments will be heard next Friday by supreme court Justice Wagner for a certificate of reasonable doubt which former governor Charles s. Whitman chief of or. Anderson s attorneys sought immediately after sentence had been pronoun Ltd. Tin move for til car Iti Fichte was Tho first toward an a i peal. Should Justice Wagner refuse the certificate Anderson it was understood. Would have to go to sing sing j without delay to begin his term of Between one and two years. But should it be granted the Way would be paved for an Appeal and he probably would continue at Liberty in the $3,900 Bai i in which he was freed yesterday until a new trial was held. Will loss citizenship. The minimum time Anderson would Servo is nine months and Twenty Days on the provision thai Good behaviour brings commutation. Unless the verdict is reversed Anderson will lose his citizenship and be considered a Felon under Tho Law. Anderson was convicted for forgery in altering leagues books by transferring Money from the salary account to the expense account of o. Bertsall Phillips a fund collector. Justice Tompkins said Anderson s crime was Quot deliberately committed and aggravated a by some of his ten Timony which was obviously untrue j resignation accepted Gloversville n. A feb. 9.�?th� resignation of William ii. Anderson As superintendent of the anti Saloon league of new York was accepted at a meeting of the league s Board of directors in new York City last tuesday. This announcement was made today by the Rev. William c. Spicer vice president of the league and pastor of the first presbyterian Church of Glover Nellle. Illinois mining town taken Over by state troops trouble caused by wholesale dry raids staged by members of Kun flux klan Herrin 111., feb. 9.�? by the associated press a Herrin scene of the miners riot of 1922, was taken Over by state troops today As a result of a near riot last night Between a wets and a Drys Quot in which a Constable was killed and a Deputy sheriff wounded seriously. The trouble is a result of the wholesale dry raids which have been conducted in this Williamson county recently by reputed members of the Kun flux klan led by s. Glenn Young paid employee of the klan. A meeting of the knights of the Flam. A ing Circle an anti klan Organ Federal a dry agents flayed by druggists revamped a gun toting a Bill wins approval of Iowa House Navy will get trainman killed two wounded in shooting affray says Oil men conspired to Aid Sinclair right to Issue permits is restricted to sheriffs i it of Angeles caitif., feb. 9 a conductor was killed and a brakeman and passenger wounded today on Union Pacific train number 45, westbound when w. P. Burnett of Caldwel Idaho began shooting in the Forward end of the Day coach As tile train was pulling out of Barstow East of Here according to advices to the Railroad company. The slain conductor is w. F. Morton of los Angeles. The wounded Are c. Carlson of Shelby now a. Scalp wound and Harry Barringer brakeman in k Angeles Bullet inside. Barnett was seized by the other passengers and taken from Tho train at san Bernardino by county offt Era. Confessed Slayer taken to prison Sioux City la., feb. 9.�?John Ruba confessed Slayer of Harold Oakes on the farm of l. G. Dorale near Lawton last november was taken to the state reformatory at Anamosa last night to begin his sentence of fifty years. Separatists give Way to old regime Mayonce. Germany feb. 9. By the associated press a the separatists this morning vacated the Public buildings in Mayenne which they have been holding for some time. Evidence offered Here. The evacuation apparently w As made Shortridge said a in a Bingle Rumor in agreement with tile functionaries i Sven w hich attributes a crime to Washington feb. 9.�?a charge that Harry f. Sinclair e. L. Doheny and Quot lha Standard Oil Allied companies Quot conspired to assure award of the Teapot dome naval Oil lease to Sinclair was made before the Senate Oil committee today by Frederick g. Bon Al a publisher of the Denver Post. Continuing his Story of his connection with the group that hold contesting claims in the Teapot Reserve Aud disposed of them to Sinclair Tho publisher asserted that in addition to the payments made to the group the Midwest and Pioneer i companies who also had interests in the districts received $1,000,000 in Oil produced by Hie Sinclair company from Teapot. Denby is defended. Washington feb. 9.�?debate was continued today in the Senate on the i Resolution culling up on president Coolidge to request the resignation of Secretary Denby because of his j connection with the leasing of naval i Oil reserves. Senator Shortridge Republican California argued the Senate had no authority to act upon Tho Resolution which he described a an extrajudicial proceeding. Answering an explicit question from senator Harrison Democrat i Sale of Cigar ets to minors. A pass Mississippi senator Shortridge de j10 a a Wak a big Chang cleared he did not believe the leases Jet Foni the present Law. Were signed Quot in Defiance of a a amendment introduced by sen i do not remember a scintilla of i a or Lawman of county. Evil do flied Here Quot senator 1 ,110 the debate proposed that a minor w to misrepresents his age in seeking to Pur lieu Moines la., Fob. 9.�? by the associated press a the right to Issue permits to carry dangerous weapons was restricted to county sheriffs in the Quot gun toting Bill As passed this morning by the Iowa House of representatives. The measure already passed by the Senate was entirely rewritten by the House judiciary committee and passed the House in that form. The Bill extends to packing plants mercantile establishments and similar concerns employing night watch i men and guards the right to carry concealed weapons hut it takes away from mayors Aud chiefs of to 1 lice the right to Issue gun permits and in court cases where the right of a defendant to carry a gun is questioned the jaw specifies that the Burden of proof shall be on the defendant to prove that he holds such a permit. The House passed two other Senate Bills relating to the state Commerce Council Aud to the estates of decedents Aud concurred in Senate amendments to the Hill on private corporations. It refused by a 76 to 2 vote to concur in the Senate amendments to the Bill on certain special liens. Pas cig Aret Law the Senate today passed the codified cig Aret Law after debating nearly two hours on several amendments offered from Tho floor to place additional restrictions around the along on less Money in 1924 of the old regime who enter-., one Side a Hie separatists left from the other d from Edwin Denby. Man drop dead at boxing exhibition Sioux City la feb 9. William Fitzgerald dropped dead of apoplexy Quot and while i do not wish to indulge in personalities i remember that some were sleeping in soft Beds while Denby was in his country s a substitute for till Denby Resolution was offered today by senator Jones Republican. Washington it would eliminate the request that the president remove the naval seer. While watching a boxing exhibition Ary hut would express Hie sense at the City auditorium Here last or Hie Senate that Quot the Public int i night he wan employed by a local oat would be served by the res Luna 11 Vest of k commission company Ilion of Secretary Den by a i Chase cig Arete made subject to a Fine of from $25 to $0u and a jail sen i Fence of not More than thirty Days. The to ode Bill contains a new provision that a minor May use tobacco Only on Hie premises of his Parent j without liability to questioning As to. The source of his Cigar ets senator Haskell of county declared in hi1 debate that the Bill should make some reference to girls now that they Are showing tilt Way tor Home of our boy but no move v As made to include the fair sex his i if Cally. Washington Fob. 9.�?the annual naval Bill carrying appropriations of $271,942,867, of which $30,000,000 would to available for completing More than a score of vessels now under construction was reported today by the House appropriations committee. The total is $4,453,000 less than budget estimates and $23, 024.000 less than lha amount allotted to Navy by Congress a year ago. The Bill provides $117,000,000 for pay enough to keep the Navy at its present strength of 6.468 officers and 86,000 enlisted men during the fiscal year beginning july i next provisions also is made for 1,002 officers and 19,500 enlisted men in the Marine corps a the present strength. For aviation the Bill carries $14, 590.000 or 57,174 less than last years appropriation. Cost of Polar flight. Commenting on the proposed Polar exploration trip of the dirigible Shenandoah next summer the report j said actual expenses Over Normal j operating costs would approximately $183,000 and that since most of this amount would be met with current appropriations the committee had not seen fit to interfere in any Way with plans for Tho expedition. As to new re j construction the committee said it was without Power to authorize expenditures for vessels not yet sanctioned by Congress but cited information it had obtained to the effect that the Navy department is committed to a program for building types permissible under the Washington arms conference treaty which with the modernizing program already under Way would involve expenditures of approximately 85,000,000 for the next ten years. Des Moines. La., feb. 9.�?federal prohibition enforcement officials Are spending too much time in supervising the use of alcohol by pharmacists when they should he employed in cleaning up bootlegging in the larger cities declared s. C. Henry of Chicago Secretary of the National association of retail druggist addressing the Iowa pharmaceutical association ii convention Here. Or. Henry said that the internal Revenue commissioner can do much to ameliorate a a fanatical enforcement of the dry jaw s by the prohibition unit and urged that the Bill now before Congress which Woald separate Tho prohibition unit from the internal Revenue commissioner be Defeated. The Iowa association voted yesterday to allow Only registered pharmacists to operate drug stores. This measure it was said would affect some Chain stores and drug departments in department stores. Plans for establishing a $500,000 Headquarters of the american pharmaceutical association in Des Moines were also discussed. Nominations for officers of the Iowa association to be elected by mail during the next few months were made by the convention As follows j. D. Royer of Conn rapids and Denny Brann of Des Moines for president m. B. Harold of Roone and r. J. Allen of Sioux City for first vice president j. J. Gillespie j theve cons weird Iza Tion was in session when a crowd stormed Tho Hall the shooting followed. Caesar Cagle in Constable who had been issuing the warrants on which Tho a Drys Quot conducted Tho raids was shot dead. John Layman Deputy Aher Lff who with sheriff George Galligan went to the anti klan meeting to remonstrate wit Lithe conferees to disperse and go to their Homes in the interest of peace was shot. He was taken to a local Hospital by mayor c. E. Anderson and ors Thomas an anti Klansman and the Trio is being guarded at the Hospital by National guardsmen fire into Hospital immediately a crowd gathered outside the Hospital Aud began firing into the institution. Persona inside the Hospital responded to the fire and a miniature Battle waged for a Short while. The first guardsmen arrived from Carbondale at 4 a. Rn., and the a a Drys then established Headquarters at the City Hall several blocks from the Hospital. The guardsmen Are patrolling the Hospital to protect Tny mayor Layman and Thomas. Five companies of trops had arrived this Forenoon. The crowd which visited the meeting Hall of the anti klansmen were headed by three of the four policemen of Herrin and when shouts of Quot Lynch a string pm up were heard. Sherif Galligan commandeered in automobile and rushed Hie Trio to Murphysboro to protect them. The three ars chief of Boitet John Ford and policemen Harold rain and Sim Stephens. Before the arrival of troops the raiders armed with revolvers and shotguns patrolled the streets of Herrin denying passage to anyone All of Des Moines and George Koenig j anal a to give Tho klan pass wort i of Lemars for second vice president Yvere searched for weapons Henry Mayer of Marshalltown and l. R. Henderson of Muscatine for third vice president Harry Jour of Clarinda Secretary j. M. Lindley and mrs. J. M. Lindley of Winfield for treasurer and j. R. Sutter of Burlington for member of executive committee for three years. Morgan subscribes half million for Aid of farm Banks new York. Fob 9. J. P. Morgan and company will head the list of subscribers to the $10,000,000 service corporation to to organized for Tho Relief of Northwestern Banks with a j subscription of $500,000 provided the remainder of the capital is raised by i other banking and business inter-1 eats it was announced today. Two officers slain in Moonshine raid Rock Wood tenn., Fob. 9.�?posse-men, aided by bloodhounds were today scouring the Countryside near Emery Gap tenn., for Walter Newport wanted for the slaying of Deputy sheriff John Swan and con stable j. A. Jett of South Harrij son tenn., while the officers were j in a act of raiding a still said to j have been Tho property of new i j port. The slaying was reported to of a ricers late yesterday by two boys i i who declared that on making an investigation after hearing a Heay Rifle fire they found Newport at the partially destroyed still and they were fired upon by the alleged Moonshiner. Elpaso Man held by mexican rebels j Elpaso tex., feb. 9. Paul Winnier prominent mining Man of Al paso and Chihuahua has been taken prisoner by revolutionists under the command of lil Polito Villa and Manuel Chao and is being held for Ransom according to word received Here from Chihuahua. Son Dies father commits suicide Boone la., feb. 9 double services will be held at near Here this afternoon Seph Scott Village Blacken ended his life yesterday by himself a few hours aft r George Scott had died ire moola. Panic at Hospital. Before leaving the Hospital the mob put out the Street lights so a those within the institution could not see where to atm. A number of the patients in the Hospital became panic stricken an Ltd were reported highly nervous today. A number of windows in the Hospital were shot out and the building showed other a Battle scars such he Bullet punctured Drain pipe and wainscoting. As the trouble in Herrin was at its height Leonard Sterns Deputy circuit clerk and son of Cyclops Sam Sterns was fired on As lie was Riding in an automobile in Marion Ute county seat. A Bullet grazed his Back but he was not injured seriously. An automobile owned by John Whiteside also in admitted member of the klan was fired on at the same time sheriff in missing. Springfield ji., feb. 9.�?colonel Albert l. Culbertson in command of the live companies of the Illinois National guard at Herrin said in a con emotion with adjutant general Black Over Long distance Telephone late today that he has not been Abl in obtain any verification of the re ported arrest of sheriff Galligan of continued on rage 2. Subject Bonds to Selling pressure new York feb. 9. Bonds again were subjected to Belling pressure today with profit taking directed against foreign and Domestic issues which recently have shown Iii greatest strength. Prices generally moved within narrow limits with a mixed movement in the rails. Foreign government Bonds including serbian 8�?Ts, belgian so a and St funeral Denmark 8 a were lower but United Sheldahl j states government issues steadied for to i with fractional gains in Soma of the Lith who j Liberty. A gain of almost two hanging Point in associated Oil 6�?~s based on his son i reports of change in the company s in pnsu1 finances was the Only outstanding i event of the first hour. _

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