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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - August 21, 1934, Lowell, Massachusetts 10 THE LOWELT; SUN TUESDAY AUGUST 21 1934; Piped Tear Gas Feature at Escape Proof Alcatraz Jail By HAROLD HEROUX ALCATRAZ ISLAND, Cal., Aug. 2 have been in modern hotels with hot and cold running water, Well, be Introduced to the lates "modern hotel." It "tear gas." Throughout Aleatraz island federal prison, America's liew "Devil's Is- there has been'Installed run- nlng "tear gas" In all parts of the penitentiary. Upon the slightest uprising of in- only the nation's, "tough- est customers" will be housed heri guards can turn a small faucet and the choking, tear-making vapor will flood the spot of Insurrection. 1 Besides the "running tear gas, tear gas guns are carried by all of Warden James A. Johnston's corps of trained guards. In addition to tear gas another more violent gas is kept for extreme emergencies. The system of "running tear gas" is only one of a series of clever de- vices installed at Alcatraa to assure the security of Its The most modern lock system Is employed in the fool-proof cell blocks. Twenty-four levers, controlled by the turnkey and his.assistants, the doors of all cells at once, or open .just the "odd" numbered cells or "even" numbered cells, or just one particular cell. A secret radio room Is a highlight of Alcatraz. If convicts, in an up- rising, should put the regular tele- phonic system out.of order, Warden Johnston can rush to the radio and summon of it. In a demonstration for Interna- tional News Service, Warden Jofin- stou turned on the radio, and spoke Into the microphone: "Alcatraz Island calling the United States Coast In an instant, there was a response: "Hello, Aleatraz; this is Point Qonita Coast Guard Other Coast Guard stations, guard- ing the Golden Gate, and also the San Francisco police department, were likewise tunned in pn the warden and WALMSLEYTO FIGHT LONG UNIONAGENT FLEES GUNNERS ready for action. "Just testing, gentlemen. Thank you. That is the warden said. Visitors to Alcatraz will face a per- plexing situation. After qualifying at a San Francisco office for a visit to the Island, the visitor will be greeted mile and a half boat Irlp from' the mainland by courteous, keen-eyed guards. Speaking to prisoners is permis- only through a microphone screen. A 24-inch thick wall sep- irates the prisoner from his visitor. A small six-inch by four-inch win- dow permits the prisoner to see his caller. And that is all! Warden Johnston said he didn't ex- pect to have many visitors. Work for the inmates will be pro- vided in the prison laundry, shoe shop, clothing shop, woodwork fac- ory, kitchen and mess hall. A mod- irn hospital, manned by a United itatea public health service staff, s ready for-use. Orphans Enjoy Day Out of Doors Orphans of the French American orphanage In Pawtucket street were the guests at a picnic yesterday at the home of Mrs. Ruinlna Hamel, 621 Hlldreth street. Rev. Fr. Hamel, son of Mrs. Hamel, is a former inmate of the orphanage and when the oc- casion presents Itself, Mrs. Hamel al- ways remembers the children live there. Refreshments were served and games were played. The sis- ters of the orphanage'join-the or- ganizers of the picnic tn expressing their deepest gratitude and that of the orphans to' those who so kindly furnished transportation to and from the outing grounds. BRAKEMAN XILIED NEW LONDON, August 21 Parker, Providence, R. brakeman employed by the New York, New Haven Hartford railroad, was instantly killed beneath the wheels of a freight train he had been riding today at Fort Neck near here. Parker was struck by an iron stanchon over the Shaws Cove bridge and thrtown to the ground from a car top. His body rolled under the train and was badly mangled.. GRIERSOIprM WAT REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Aug. 21 (ff) Grierson, British flier on his second to fly the- Atlantic westward by the northern route, took off at 11.10 .a. m. (7.10 a. E. S. T.) for Angmagsalik on the cast coast of Greenland. Grierson intends to end his flight in Ottawa. An Australian scientist Is melting old automobile tires into a hlghgrade printing ink. Couple Guests at Double Shower The approaching marriage of Miss Marie Anne Cote, daughter of Sam- uel Cote of 55 Salem street to Au- rele Pare, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cy- rille Pare of 20 Branch street, was the reason for the'gathering of many friends and relatives at a double shower held at the Pare home last Saturday evening. The wedding- is to take, placie at a nuptial mass to be celebrated at St. Joseph's church in Lee street, at 9 o'clock, on Sept. 1. Miss Cote and Mr. Pare were pre- sented a substantial purse after which dancing was enjoyed with' Bmile Gre- goire and Pierre Arsenault, as vio- linists. Edrnond Landry of Salem, entertained with tap dancing num- bers. Refreshments were served. Those present included Mr. and Mrs. George Guilmette, Mr. and Mrs. Ar- thur Pare, Mr. and Mrs. Bmile Boily, Mr. and Mrs. Emile Pare, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lavigne, Mr. and Mrs. Pierre Arsenault, Emile Gregoire, Leo La- plante, John Langlals, Raoul La- plante, Simonne" Rlendeau, "Peggy Germain, Teddy Chateauneuf, Alice Bisson, Jerry Bellemare, Blackle Du- chesn'e, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cote, Pierre Gagnon, Samuel Cote, Joseph Cote' of Salem, Fred Conway, G. La-, rochelle, 0. Copley, Mr. and Mrs, Ed- gar Fpurnler, Mr. and Mrs.'. Alfred and Mrs. A. St. Pierre of Salem, 'William Duprez of Forge Vil- lage, Oliva Labbe, Leo Lamy, Albert Ayotte, Miss Alma Provencher, Ro- and Cantin of Forge Village, Alex Duguay, Edinond Landry ind Miss Jeannette Ouellette of Salem and Henry Lamay of Forge.Village. New Oreleans' Mayor Ready To Battle Kingfish for Con- trol of City NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 21, prospect of civil war hung like a dark cloud over this city today as state forces 'directed by Sen. Huey P. Long made secret preparations to "overthrow" the government of Now Orleans.. A legislative Investigation of "graft and vico" In the city is scheduled to be started this week by a committee named specially for that purpose. Recommendations it is expected to make will probably furnish the Long forces with legal excuse for attempt- Ing to take control of the city admin- istration. Long would not say when the in- vestigation would start, but promised that "the officials In New Orleans will find out about it so quick they won't have to ask when It's going to start." To that threat, Mayor T. Semmes Walinsley of New Orleans replied: "We still hare the courts .'and the courts have the power to enforce their orders. The court can swear in deputies to prevent tho town from being dominated by state troops." Newspaper men reminded, him that this would mean a conflict between civil and military authorities and would virtually be civil war. Silently the mayor nodded. He made no further comment. Gov. 0. K.'. Allen, Long's political henchman, has signed more than a score of bills giving the state limit- less powers over all parish and city governments and over the lives of Louisiana citizens. Connor Picks Best C.C.C. Outfit BOSTON, Aug. 21 146th company of the Citizens Conserva- tion work in the Coolidge Btate forest at Plymouth, Vt, was selected as the most outstanding among the 122 companies In the New England states today by Maj. Gen. Fox Conner, commander of the First Corps area. The winning company, composed of 185 youths from Rhode Island and 22 from Vermont, is commanded by Capt. William H. Shurtleff; a cavalry reserve officer of Providence, R. I. The 145th company was organized in May, at Fort Adams, 'New- port, R. I., and since June of that year has been assigned to' work in the slate forest. The selection was made in connection with awards to be made to the best nine companies among tho approximately 1700 in the country by the Army and Navy Journal, In Washington. Chicago Man Takes Refuge in Police Station After Dodg- ing Hail of Lead CHICAGO, Aug. 21 Dugan, business agent for the Paint- ers union, early today won a wild race for his life against a machine gun squad which pursued him right up to the door of the Deerlng police station. Dugan was driving home from the wake of Roy Thompson, a delegate of the labor organization and the second recent victim of strife over control'Of the Painters union, when the gun crew wheeled alongside his car. A stream of bullets was loosed. Dugan hunched over the wheel his machine and opened the throttle. Slugs whistled past he sent his automobile over a zig-zag course at high- speed. He headed for the Deering station, his assailants, directing a constant round of shots at' him and never more than a half block away. They were close' behind him when he drew up before the police headquarters. The final fusillade was directed at him as he sprinted for the station door. The .officers, ascertained that D.u- gan had not been they later .found the trail over which he had .raced strewn with empty cartridges. Dugan'was'questioned yesterday in connection with the death of Thomp- son, who was slain Sunday. Author- ities killing and the recent assassination of Michael TWO HURT IN STRIKE RIOT Ontario Police Have Difficul- ty Putting Dojvn Violence in Main Street of Guelph GUELPH, Ont., Aug. 21 men were seriously hurt today In vigorous fighting between striking garment workers tind employees of the Popular and Superior Cloak com- panies.. It was the first strike violence of the city's Industrial his- tory. A vigorous encounter between strikers and workers took place on Wyndham street, central avenue of the city, and police experienced difficulty in bringing tho situation under control. Several windows "Bubs" to litigation over control of the union. AT BROCKELMAN BROS., INC. REPRESENTATIVE VALUES FOR WEDNESDAY Rmmdi Bump> sirloin' out right Lb. Salt Spare Ribs VEAL CHOPS, b. 17c Fresh TINKER MACKEREL 4' IBs. PINK SALMON 2 cans CANTALOUPES, pink meats, each Long Green CUCUMBERS, each Ripe Native TOMATOES 4 Ibs. Tomato Sausage, Head Cheese, MILD CHEESE ib Beef Loaf, Ib. Bologna, Ib........ MORNING SPECIAL 1 Raspberry Sponge Roll and 1 Pan White for AFTERNOON SPECIAL Frosted Gingerbread 2 for PiUtbury's Sno Sheen CAKE FLOUR, pkg. Sweet Com ____ 3 cans 25c I Clix Cookies, Ib. Swt Green Peas 3 cans 27c Oolong Tea, Ib. lOc 19c REDUCED FARES LABOR JIT ROtWD TRIP j '8 '10 for MootrtaJ or Quebec either Aufutt 31 or September Re'urn until September 3rd from 4th horn Quebec, Pultmtn Knrfce at kKcht eitra cart. SPECIAL RD. TRIP FROM QUEBEC TO ST, ANNS DE BKAUPRE BOSTON AND MAINE MONTREAL QUEBEC X-Ray Treatment Used In New Field CHICAGO, Aug. 21 treatment has proven successful in relieving sufferers from high blood H. Button, Chi- cago emlocrlnolbgist, announced .to- day in describing a aeries.of experi- ments. Dr. Hutton told the congress of railway surgeons tiiat the treatment was successful on 80 per cent of the patients. i Treatment is confined to the pa- tient's head and the lumbar region. AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP Francis J. Safford of West Chclms- tord, has been awarded a graduate scholarship by the Massachusetts: In- stitute of Technology, according to an announcement made today by the committee on the graduate school. Rep. Doyle Takes Putnam's Place BOSTON, Aug. 21, Wil- liam H. Doyle of Maiden, former state commander of the American Legion, was' administered the oath of office by Secretary of State Frederick W. Cook today as director pt. per- sonnel and standardization of the state department of administration and finance. He was appointed to that of- fice last week by Governor Joseph B. Ely. Doyle succeeds.the late Frank H. Putnam .of Lowell who died recently following an automobile accident. .The new director was commander of the Legion in 1922 and. 1923, has been a member of the Maiden city council and a member of the legislature for the past four years. He was .secretary of the; last Democratic pre-prlmary convention at Worcester. Mr. Doyle Is a director of the American Legion's national publication and has served as national commilteeman. were smashed, v automobiles suffered minor damage and ornamental light were broken. hid been threatened fo months, ever sinco the two com panies moved here from Toronto The strikers declared the move wa a breach 6! a union agreement. The} had been picketing tho plants for tbj last two months.. Girls going to work today wen permitted to pass picket lines un molested, but .at the. appearance o the men against whom the strikers appeared to have a particula grievance bricks began to fly. Police were: unable to subdue, the combatants: Immediately. Strikers raided a large pile of construction bricks and hurled the missiles at the The workers retaliated with vigor. Finally- police succeeded in -driv- ing the strikers to the lower end of the street and. workers were able to enter the factories. CITI COH.ECTS An award of has been, made to the city for damages to a hydrant and sections of the sidewalk in Fletcher street, June 23, when' an A. P. truck slid down the hill and against the sidewalk. Also party to the transaction -was James Kellty of 1322 Tremont street, a trucking con- tractor, who assumed responsibility. FOUND JOBS FOR ALBANY, K Y., Aug. 21 six months placement activities of the New York State Employment Service and the National Re-employment Service1 :ending 'June 30, resulted in employment for persons, ac- cording to official tabulations released here by Industrial Commissioner Elmer F. Andrews. Mr. Safford was graduated from the celved In a defective way in Lewis Institute last June with the degree street, in January. of bachelor of science. The scholar- ship, which is awarded on the basis of high academic records, will enable him to carry on graduate studies tn" G. Greene, 84, widely known retired _i..i_.__i ,__ leather heel manufacturer, died today at liis homb. He had been In busi- ness hero half a century. electrical engineering during the com- BRINGS SUIT An action of tort with ad damnum at has been brought against the city of Lowell by Peter Katsaros of 20 North Franklin street for Injuries alleged to have been re- G. OREEKE MILFORD, Aug. ;21 CHERRY WEBB'S New as a fall wind: The Pirate 3.98 A daring little felt that you, cook down over one eye and wear in the Francois Vil- lon manner. In the same group: new Incomes, scoops and highwaymen hatal Black, Scottlo green, Carioca Brown and Blue. 21% to 24 sizes. Third Ann Dvorak Meets Long-Lost Father HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 21 Ann Dvorak, film. actreaB, was happy today over a reconciliation with her father, Edwin McKim, whom she had not seen for 16 years. She cried for joy when she greeted him at the railroad station. "Well, I'm here at said McKim as he embraced his pretty daughter. "I've b'een a long time. getting here." McKim and mother, .Anna Lehr, were divorces when Ann was four years .old. The .re- tained custody of Ann and they came west. Abner .Doubleday of Troy, N. founded national game, baseball. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday In Our Baby Department Note These Specials Infants' Combination High Chair with tray, in maple and Diapers in size 27x27, In sealed package Infants' Dresses, ,69c, 2 for Infants' Hand.Made Gertrudes, 69c, 2 for Infants' Crib Blankets. White with pink or blue stripe. Sizes at Infants' 8-plece Knit Set, Bon- net, bootees and Jacket. Pink, blue Fringe Shawls, Pink and white Carriage Set. Cover and pillow top. Pink and blue. Infants' .Crib Blanket. Pink and blue. Size 36x50. Spe- cial Infants' Hand-Made Rompers. Sizes 1-2-3. White, pink and blue. Special...........58c Acme Qnilted Pads. Size 18x34. Special.............. Christening, Coat, bonnet, Gertrude and '.dress. Special................ Baby Shop, 8rd Floor CHERRY ESDAY 100 Children's PRESSES Silks Cottons Organdies Sizes 7'to 14 Children's Play Suits Shorts Blouses Sweaters Skirts Broken Sizes 7 to 16 In the lot Full Fashioned Hose Picot Top's. Firsts and Ir- regulars.1 10 Rubber Bathing (T to 2nd 'Floor 20 Prs. Seersucker Shorts, Sold to 2nd Floor 6 Pairs Gingham Rompers, were Floor Rubber Bathing Caps, sold to 79c 2nd Floor White Washable Bags Leathers Included. Were to White Shoes Final Cleanup Odd Lots 1 .00 pr. Doeskin Gloves Sllpons Were Washable 78c Cotton Blouses Were" 39c Shadowproof. Slips 69c Of fine satin meteor. Adjust- able straps. Tallored-and lace styles! Straight and Odd Lot Toiletries 49c Richard Hndnnt Salts, formerly St. Denis Bath OIL Odd. lot Edna and'other noted brands.. {6. Travel Cases Were Street Floor Basement Cotton Frocks 39c 3 for Basement Cottons and Pique Skirts Street Floorr- 2nd DRESSES Final to and 5 fc TJ COATS and SUITS 100 Spring Coats Marked down to Brought Down from Upstairs Better Coat Dept. Basement Special .Dne fo nn error, onr recent Dollar inAonrieed fnll fashioned hosiery at a pair. The nil fulled to further that firsts, seconds and third? Indnded. AJIT n'nrohisort of these hose who were not satisfied will refunded their ;