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Mitchell Evening Republican (Newspaper) - April 18, 1924, Mitchell, South Dakota
Vol. Xxx Mitchell South Dakota Friday april 18,1924. Number 172coolidge to sign Bonus resurrection lilies death messenger White Corsage precursor of widow s murder death bouquet is most tangible Clew to mystery of Vera Stone had Many admirers but Ove of them had to Ted to Faix to change her Mode of me by Jack Jungmeyer Vea service writer los Angeles april 18.�?a death bouquet presented the most tangible Clew in the mystery murder of Vera Stone attractive policeman s widow who was strangled police assume by one of scores of suitors who hold More or less casually wooed her within the past year. Did the Slayer of Vera Stone intend to say it with Flowers if sent by the killer were they a macabre portent of his plan. Or part of an occult rite devised of deadly jealousy the Flowers were potted lilies anonymously sent from a Public stand to Vera stones apartment on the evening preceding the murder. Chaste resurrection lilies. She had placed them on a stand near Herr bed. They nodded above the battered parroted body when a sister made the Gre some find. A strange White symbolical a flow police believe to the identity of the Man who flew the woman he loved. Thirty Days before the death Date mrs. Stone had received a written warning signed a bin a adj ring i or to a be careful. I will be Back in a the Floral gift arrived As the allotted period was expiring. And a few hours later apartment neighbors testified Vera Stone was shrieking from her room a a Bill you Are j killing me a under the lilies with the Corpse Lay three Scarlet Little address books. In them the names of some Sod men. From High social Levels to More modest station investigators assert. Among those inscribed in the red roster of Vera stones acquaintanceship there were a dozen or More the homicide squad said it might require weeks to Complete a systematic checkup on the list. To most of these men. Business men end professional police officers. Taxi Drivers and those unidentified by calling., the pretty Young widow Wail known As Mac Lyn a name she bad adopted after the death of her husband. With the new name acquaintances , had come a changed attitude toward life a pendulum swing from grief an inclination toward More gaiety. Mae Lyn Beetle the object of competitive interest among scores of men. Most of them police declare were Content to accept her As an agreeable companion of the hour their names and phone numbers inscribed in the Little Scarlet covered roster. Different from the others Man. However officers say mrs. Stone told them declared a deep affection. He was unlike the others. He refused to join her parties tried to dissuade her from her frivolities. He told her he would rather see her dead than indulge the Mode of life he disapproved. This Many a name she did not reveal to her confidants. She spoke of his earnestness with a sort. Of dreadful respect. Was he a who would rather see her dead a who sent her the White resurrection lilies As a reminder or for a Symbol above the Pale Throat in soon to have its encircling purple Welt ? a the Man who loved her beat the the Man who killed vere Stone. Such is the consensus of meet of tile officials Raveling at the mystery although other conjectures based on meager Clews were also being followed that she May have been victim of a fiend or of who believed her an inf want of police. Murder enigmas once they Are solved. Usually fall into a few typical patterns of motive and manipulation. And so May this one. But at least the resurrection lilies. Mysteriously provided As a death Corsage will remain a macabre oddity whether they prove of special significance or merely a symbolical coincidence in the killing of Vera Stone. Of dry crusader Japan a ruler Barry avoids asks agreement blast of bomb on exclusion witness says Wood rejected Penrose offer Buffalo pastors Home wrecked shortly before his return to it is Prince Regent summons for a Oil committee told candidate eign minister for explain i refused to Promise three atom of action by j. S. Caused klan member leaders Are hopeful this allegation by mayor of Buffalo was denied by that organization mrs. Yera Stone asserts seized liquor went to Gillett office sex employee of Justice department says $50,000 it went to the e speaker Washingion. C., apr. 18.�? up a minute detail of the Savannah liquor conspiracy Case in which to persons have been sentenced to the Penitentiary were recited before the Daugherty inv Suga i no committee today by Clark Grier who described himself a a prominent Georgia re pub can and former a a informant of Tho department of Justice. The witness declared there had been Long delay in prosecuting the cases after he had Laid All of the facts before the de states near armed clash on quarantine Arizona sends troops to keep 1.5410 stranded motorists from entering state Kingman. Aril., apr. Is Deputy sheriffs left Liev today for Toporek Ari opposite Needles Cal., in response that 150 motorists were pre paling to move Pat the quarantine a amp runs into Arizona. Sacramento Cal. Apr. 18.�?a Telegram from san Bernardino declaring 1.600 Motorist were stranded at the Arizona Border because of the Arizona payment and that his report was embargo on vehicular traffic from followed by bin a a discharge by w. J. Burns at the instance of John l. Phillips the Republican state chair California due to the foot and Mouth disease epizootic a amp i received by gov. Richardson today and was referred Man. Who he charged was involved g. Ii. Keek of tim Katin the liquor cases. An indictment department of agriculture against Phillips in a lumber fraud1 Tucson arias., apr. 18.�?governor Case is pending in the District of be a g. W. P. Hunt upon his arrival Here. Buffalo n. Y., apr. 18.�?the Rev. La. E. H. Smith a or of the Ontario United presbyterian Church and dry crusader for Buffalo Church organisation escaped by a few minutes a bomb explosion which wrecked Bis Hinie in Black Rock. A suburb shortly after Midnight Las night. The family also was absent. A series of threatening letters had caused the to temporarily abandon the House and for More than a week they had been living with neighbors. The pastor himself returned several Days ago and was on the Point of leaving the Church when a Telephone Call informed him that Bis House had been wrecked. Had the explosion been delayed a few minutes. Rev. Smith said. He would have bean on the premises Alf he. Had intended pepping there. The Vestibule of the Smith Home was blown Back into the living room Oak door Sills were splintered and foundation stones were hurled out of Platte. Houses adjoining also suffered. All windows facing the Smith House were shattered and occupants sleeping in front rooms were thrown from their Beds and showered with broken Glass the explosion was Felt through out the Block. Two Anonymous letters received by Rev. Smith had set april 13 As his a fest evidence collected by the pastor has been the basis for several dry raids staged by Federal agents and the minister himself has taken part in Many of the Rands. Tile Anonymous letters he said had followed soon after his activities became generally known. In a recent controversy Between Rev. Smith and mayor Frank x. T Schwab the mayor charged the pastor with being a member of the Kun flux klan. Rev. Smith declined to affirm or deny the Aper Tion. The Buffalo newspapers received a letter the next Day purporting to conic from tim klan. Stating that Rev. Smith was not a member but that Bra work was endorsed by the klan. American is leagues agent for Hungary any intention of Retalia Ion is emphatically de. Nied for Torio government Tokio. Japan apr. 18.�?up a Prince Regent Hirohito is evincing unusual interest in the immigration situation and has summoned foreign minister Matsui and count Olinda former ambassador to Washington to obtain their explanations. The Prince has directed that the utmost efforts be exerted to effect an amicable and satisfactory settlement of the ques Tion. Say i Pitter i scorn rued Tokio. Japan. Apr. 18�?up a recall of ambassador Hanihara is not contemplated by the japanese government at least for the present. Premier Kiyomura told american correspondents today following a meeting of the Cabinet. A amhara a note containing the much discussed a grave consequences phrase wag misconstrued in America the Premier declared. A close % study of the text of the ambassadors he explained. A would convince anyone that it does not lend itself to an interpretation As a threat or express any desire to interfere in american Domestic affairs. Fortunately the majority of american newspapers appear to understand this and their comments Are sympathetic to Japan which is contorting to the realizing the seriousness of the situation. The Premier asserted the government has decided to maintain a conciliatory attitude to do its utmost to bring about a satisfactory solution to the immigration problem a the japanese exclusion clause Van passed by both houses a he said a but it lacks the presidents signature. Which of least is military action absurd Tokio Japan apr. 18.�? up a talk of military action As a result of the United states exclusion legislation is Cabinet places reported that president will approve Bill Coolidge said to be favourable to measure for insurance As Bonus Proctor takes stand dems. Taking notice Wood manager denies con Ferring with Sincair or Daugherty at Chicago convention on account of report they May withdraw substitute giving Cash option Washington. C., apr. 18.�?tip a Washington d. C., apr. 18.�?up a on the basis of reports that. President five More witnesses were called be Coolidge probably would approve the fora the Senate Oil committee today pending Irtz Nance Soldier bomb Bill in its quest for Senate reports of in j so be democratic Senate leaders St formation bearing on the inside Story of the Republican National convention in Chicago in 1920. One of them t. A. Harmon of Indianapolis related a Story he said had been told him by or. James l i Himrod of Mooseheart 111., of How considering the advisability of withholding their proposal for into apr it a Tion in the measure of a full Cash payment option. Reports of the president a attitude were received through american i leg Leonard Wood refused to accept the Ion off hints democratic senators sold support of senator Boies Penrose of j with the word that inclusion of a full Pennsylvania on condition that pen each payment option requiring an in Rose could name three Cabinet Mem-1 mediate government Bond Issei would endanger the prospects of the Bill s becoming Law. A while Senate Republican leaders expressed the opinion also that the Ine Ranee Bill had better prospects than a combination insurance and Liers. Himrod had claimed the witness said that he himself had a part in the conversation. Another of those heard by the committee was William Cooper Proctor of Cincinnati we oods Campaign Man Asor. Who it Nied to had conferral measure it a Baiod the no in Chicago with either Harry f Sinclair or Jake Hamon at that time Republican National committeeman for oklahoma.4 Washington d. �,., apr. a a stories of Oil company influence at the Chicago Republican convention in 1920 were further explored today by the Senate Oil committee with William Cooper Procter of Cincinnati Campaign manager for Leonard Wood on the witness stand. Procter denied that he had communicated with the late senator Bois Penrose during the convention declared he had no seen Jake l. Ramon there and said he had not conferred during the convention with Harry f. Sinclair although he had asked Sinclair beforehand for a Campaign contribution and it had been refused. Ile had not Learned until the last Day of Hie convention. The witness said of Hie plan to nominate Warren g. Harding. A did you see Harry Sinclair there a ridiculous however much Congress j senator Walsh asked has wounded japanese Pride. Lieu 1 a yes i did see tenant general Michisuke Tsuno vice i a was he something of a Factor minister of War. Said in an interview it there a today with the yom Iuri. J a not that i knew a it would be Folly at this juncture a a did you talk to him about general he added a to follow the chinese sex Wood a ample and throw stones at the Amer-1 a not at Ifie convolution i talked Iran embassy. This would be a Boom to him about it before in new i word had been received As to the pres Identa a attitude. In his message to Congress. President Coolidge made the Brief comment that he favored no Bonus Bill. With the Prospect that the measure might come before the Senate late in the Day and at least by tomorrow. Democratic leaders planned to Confer further during the afternoon on the position they will take As regards the full Cash payments. Senator Walsh. Massachusetts a democratic member of tile finance commuter who has been drawing up a minority report on the Bill with a View to demanding the Cash option said that while Many democrats thought thl substitute would be a much better Bill both for veterans and the government the party did not wish to stand in the Way of the Success of a Bonus measure. Action upon world court is ordered weather forecast Minnesota fair tonight and sat urday exc ept some hat unsettled in North portion saturday not much change in temperature. Iowa fair tonight and saturday rot much change in temperature Lumbia. H. L. Scaife also a former department of Justice investigator corroborated Grieras testimony As to his separation from the department after the Savannah report was submitted. Scaife Law charged that dome liquor seized Nome veers ago Iii Washington hut which disappeared from storage resulting in a grand jury inquiry went to the office of speaker Giller committee members discussed whether they should let this statement stand in the record and the witness stand Gaston it. Means As one of his info Nants and declared six department of Justice witnesses would confirm his statement. He denied any personal knowledge of the Lien. The liquor referred to Scaife said was seized at the Union station Here in 1918. 1919 or 1920 and the entire consignment valued at $50,000 disappeared. A grand jury investigated it he said but found no ground for indictments. A according to reports some of the liquor we Cut to the office of speaker Gillett a Scaife say. A do you know that a senator Wheeler the committee prosecutor asked. Scaife said not and Wheeler instructed him to a confine yourself to what you know. A we done to want this evidence of it is too per Ornt gossip a senator Wheeler said. A you la find it is too per Ornt True a Scaife said. The witness insisted that some sure mint from or. Gillett on the subject was printed in the newspapers at the time. Senator Wheeler switched the inquiry to the impeachment proceedings against attorney general Daugh Scaife mid he assisted Light Frost probable tonight in South cast portion. I North Dakota generally fair to., repressive Woodruff Republican ref it saturday warmer tonight. Michigan in support of Tho impeach South i a fat to a fair today and saturday warmer tonight. I Oral tem it creatures maximum Ami minimum temperatures from 7 a. In. Yesterday to 7 a. In. Today a recorded by the official government thermometer maximum 61. Minimum. 32. At 8 in. Today 4. / weather and roads these bulletins Are filed at 8 30 a. In. Daily by the Asmi elated press Huron Clear 46 roads Good. Mitchell Clear 40 roads Good. Watertown Clear 40 roads Good. Sioux Falls Clear 36 roads Good. Pierre. Clear 34 roads Gourd. Aberdeen Clear 36 roads Good. Of a a to a a the University of Chicago owns the oldest specimen of a highly developed Plant Ever found in America discovered in a Harrisburg in j Coal mine. Niento charges and that Means then a deportment of Justice agent a was ordered to Shadow he identified a paper which senator Wheeler showed him. And said that Means a told me he took this paper from representative Woodruff s flaming Circle knights freed on charge by klan Marion. Iii. Apr. 18.�?hose Eagle. Erwin Mccoven and Ralph his. Alleged numbers of the knights of the flaming Circle accused of having fired several shots into motor cars filled with Kun flux klansmen the night of feb. 8. Were acquitted in county court today. In Quot of. Snoring can he cured by an operation on the air passages say rec we today said tha a he had been in communication with adjutant general Charles w. Harris of the state guard. At Phoenix and advised him to be prepared to serf a Many troops a were needed to any Point on the Arizona California Border where there seemed danger of an attack by branded motorists on the Arizona quarantine gusted. The guard is being maintained Al several Points on the state line to enforce tile quarantine against the foot and Mouth disease. He also notified Hie sheriffs of Border counties to keep in touch with die adjutant general and Call upon him for troops if necks Ary to enforce tile quarantine. These Steps followed reports that attempts to Rush the quarantine line were i icing planned. U. S. Can to intervene Washington. D Etal government officials discussing the plight of motor tourists held up by arizonans embargo on vehicular traffic from California to prevent introduction of the exit and Mouth disease. Said today they were powerless to relieve the situation inasmuch As the embargo was an Arizona state regulation. Opinion was expressed by or. J. R. Kotlier chief of the boat of animal Industry who is directing the fight against the do sea be Amlong cattle in California that there was Little danger of the motor traffic from Southern California carrying the disease into Arizona by Way of the Colorado River crossing. Boston Man is to Ruper i so reconstruction process devised by world body Erang to Japan. We must take this experience As a bitter but beneficial a How con id he help a a Well. Lie want san influential main Pill which May cure our internal ills arid could have helped financially at and i a Budapest. Hungary apr .18.�? it a Hungary took another step toward financial and economic rehabilitation today when parliament after a prolonged session passed the Bills necessary to put the league of nations reconstruction scheme into effect. Premier bet Vlen expressed himself a greatly gratified Over the outcome and also that. An american. Jeremiah Smith of Boston was to supervise the process of rehabilitation under the league. A the reconstruction Bills have become Law. And Hungary has accomplished her first duty under the agreement with the league of said Premier Beth leu in a statement to the associated Prses. A we can claim the distinction of c k or i o i being the finst nation in which reconstruction carried out under the supervision of an american citizen. I earnestly Hope the controller s personality and the governments sincere Zeal will restore full Confidence in Hungary in the International markets. Once the hungarian currency is stabilized the Rich natural resources of the country will bring Back its former of four crosses Are burned near in City of Huron doubt letter s inflamed Tokio Japan. Apr. 18�?up a Japan est newspapers in their comment on the passage by the Senate of the japanese exclusion provision of the immigration Bill show a general re a fugal to believe that ambassador Han a Iii Aram letter greatly influenced the Senate a action. The Juji Shimpo. Which is typical says Tho letter Only furnished an excuse for Japan a enemies. A americans. The newspaper says should consider the difference of the degree of the insult congressmen insist they received from the ambassador anti the insult which exclusion Means to japanese. A the Case is says then Chi Nichi. A the question has become the gravest in japanese foreign relations. American senators attack ambassador Hanihara a letter but that is merely an excuse for their action. They Are trying to shift the blame for exclusion to the ambassador. How can peace in the Pacific be safeguarded if Japan conciliatory attitude is ignored. Perhaps it is Equality among the White races but that does us no Good. If exclusion is legalized. Japan american relations revert to what they were before the Washington can to imagine threat Paris. France apr. 18.�?�?oit is in three killed in Gas blast Johnstown. A. Apr. Mother and two of her children were killed he re today when an explosion wrecked the Home of Anthony Bracky. Five other members of the family were burned seriously. Fire department officials believe that Gas leaking into the House fro a main was set off when a member of the family lighted a match. Today baseball. National in tone Pittsburgh. 0 Cincinnati. 0 Kremer and Schmidt Mays and Hargrave. Boston at Philadelphia postponed rain. Continued on Page ten storm Center american Lien age York at Bosto postponed new cold. Philadelphia at Washington Pond rain. St. Louis Chicago kelp an9 burrs. Cleveland Post Collins Thurston and f emf i i 1 of Detroit. A a to Edwards and l. Sewell col find known eel Entiat. Huron. S. A apr. 18.�?on each of the four roads radiating from Huron and within the City limits a Cress was burned last night about to of clock. The burning of the crosses was accompanied by loud explosions from near the seen of the burning in each Case and hundreds of motorists flocked to the Points and watched the crosses Burn. Churchmen secure postponement of Good Friday execution East St. Louis til. Apr. 18 a acting on the plea of prominent Church men circuit judge Borders. With the consent of states attorney Andauer. A entered an order postponing the execution until monday of Ernest rup pert. A negro who had been sentenced to hang today. The Church men bad objected to the Day because today is Good Friday. Ruppert was convicted of killing William Owens in a Holdup Here on dec. 23, to postage Stamps England. A about 3 Francis j. Henry who won Fame a prosecutor in the san Francisco graft Ems a again pops into the limelight through his appointment by senator Louzena Michigan a a special examiner in alleged lax fraud matters. It was this that Drew from president Coolidge a special message to the Senate pro testing against Quot government by in did no to Sec Sinclair Sinclair in March by april. 192�. Bad spoken in a Friendly Way about Woods Campaign but would not Walsh a revue Procter Aslo a Why he did not Sci Sinclair at the Chicago convention. A i did not have a conference with Bim in Chicago a Procter a add. A Why i do not a did you Confer with a. T. Hert Lowden manager or Harry Daugherty Harding a manager at Chicago a a i conferred with or. Hent but no with or. t. A. Harmon of Indiana pol a called to Tell of a conversation he had with or. James l. Himrod of Moose heart. He attached to Wood Headquarters at the convention. Senator Waist explained that Himrod himself had telegraphed lie could not appear because of lies health and had no information of importance. Harmon testified Himrod had told him of a Telephone conversation Between general Wood and senator Penrose on the night before Harding a nominated. Penrose a phone All a Cdr. Himrod told me a that be a a confidential worker for general Wood really a mouthpiece for general Wood. At 9 30 of clock the Telephone Bell rang and he answered it. A voice came Over the Telephone that senator Penrose waisted to speak with general Wood. A Wood told Himrod he would not speak himself but would authorize Himrod to take the answer. A then the voice Auld a will you Aak general Wood whether if he is nominated tomorrow he would give us three Cabin officers a Himrod turn cd to Wood and told him. A Baa i Underwood Himrod. Genera Glenn was there Only the three Persona a no there general Wood general Glenn and Himrod. While Himrod was waiting for Wood of answer. General Glenn said. A now general on word will make you president a general Wood then turned to him Rod and said to Tell senator Penrod he had made no promises and would make none. A a the answer came Back very wed i in a sorry. We intend to Hoe that a Repi Timica a preside is elected and we want the privilege of naming three Cabinet officers a inflator Spencer asked if the witness knew that Penrose was too in during the convention to talk Over the Telephone. Harmon had Hoard the senator was 111 but did not know How in. Hamon Birned Thinet offer William b. Nicholas of new York former police chief of Oklahoma City was the next witness. He said he had been on intimate Friend of Jake Hammon and that Hamon told him he had Washington. a apr. 18.�?ka rehearing on the proposal for american participation in the world court. We re ordered today by Tho Senate foreign relations committee. A sub committee of five headed by senator Pepper. Republican of Pennsylvania. Was selected to conduct the hearing and make a report to the full committee. Of Senate hostile to immigration for Farmers Washington d. C., apr. 18.�? a Farmers would be Given Tbs preference As immigrants whenever a state certified its Lack of that form of labor under an amendment to the immigration Bill adopted today by the Senate proposed by senator Simmons Democrat North carolina., the Tamand ment was adopted by a a a a of 4 6 to 30. After it had been modified on till suggestion of senator Pittman Democrat Nevada. To make a tax certification necessary. Vise Cert Floe i on could then be issued to Farmers up to 25 per cent of the quota Azotes to any foreign country. Depositors seek to make probe of Soo Falls Banks Falls. S. D., april 18.�? representing the depositors of the a food state Banks in Sioux Falls a spa Cial committee has appointed attorneys to make a thorough investigation of the affairs of the Banks and the attorney have just obtained a court order requiring Start Bank examiner John Hirning to show Ira us Why the depositors committee should i of by pm itty a to make a Complete examination of the Banks books. The he Aring is set for april 25 it is As aerie that if flies facts warrant the Eoin Mutt a will turn them Over to a grand jury for a Tion. The grand jury probably will Assembly coincident with the opening of the May term circuit court in May 12. Any investigation the grand jury May make is expected to disclose the ramifications of the Hanking business in Sioux Falls and through Sioux Falls will touch All Corners of the state Lafollette will be Back at desk within a week Washington. A. Apr. 18.�?senator Lafollette of Wisconsin has a far recuperated from ins recent Art Murk to Lowden it Chicago until Tho i of in in Ron to to Abl to ovum it a i Marla had Deidre to with a a quoth a Rrt s int Quot fut Ofa j Whas abandoned the idea of going to a a few Days before he was shot. The nearby health in sort i witness a Aid Hamon was talking with i Mart out Harding a inauguration. A i asked Jake what Are you go return to his desk at the Taptto within a week or ten Days. Of when a Man walks a Milf in m twp in it a a m a a Ltd a a a a a
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