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Mitchell Evening Republican (Newspaper) - May 23, 1924, Mitchell, South Dakota
Ten pages the evening Republican City edition Friday May 23,1924. Number 201kidnapers slay boy victim aliens Are using Uncle same so Aback door liquor also is smuggled Over line in Texas bootleggers use foreigners to pack in their contraband rum is claim officers Are helpless Juarez schools teach Hin Ese English Sci m Ike their Entrance easier nude body is found hidden under Culvert methods used in inflicting death on youth $10,000 Ransom sought father Abott to pay Cash Wren word of or i two Home Risco very reaches hoi the Arizona Border. Both the american officers and those who smuggle aliens into the country us \utomob1les rigid inspection of Banks urged at meet of Eastern District by Nea service Elpaso. Tex., May 23.�?aliens j find liquor they Are being smuggled in to j other Here at Uncle same so Aback j door rum runners Are making it easy i for foreigners denied Legal entry to i capture by Federal authorities of chinese smugglers on steal across the Border without go i ing through the passport formalities. But the foreigners must pay for the Privily a. They have to pack the j bootleggers Hootch along with them. J every night scores of aliens Stag j Goring under the weight of sacks j Laden with tequila whisky and Beer. Ran be seen wading across the Rio Grande. And the immigration officers on this Side admit they Are practically powerless to halt the steady flow. Some of the aliens of course Are caught and sent Back to Mexico. But the most of them slip in unnoticed. There Are not immigration and customs men to keep them out. In tile last to months 1300 have been apprehended and deported. Yet for the a hundreds who Are caught there Are thousands who escape detection a officially reports George j. Harris director for this District. Harris and a handful of inspectors have too Miles of the Border to patrol. Only part of it can be covered by automobile. And on horseback the agents cannot Hope to travel any great distances. The new immigration act is Mak be conditions worse. Hundreds of european barred at the seaports find it convenient to sneak in the Quot Back paper. The wrapper should be sealed at All openings with sealing Wax. �?o4�?have the Money with you prepared As directed alone and remain at Home after i p. In. See that the Telephone is not in use. �?o5�?you will receive a future communication instructing you a to your i future course. As a final word of warning this is a strictly commercial proposition and we Are prepared to i put our threat into execution should n i a d a j Zno to have reasonable grounds to be orc at u Zzz Civ Var inc a pop you have committed an infraction of the above instructions. However. Should you follow out our in j St auctions to the letter we can assure you that your son will be safely returned to y a within 1 hours after receipt of the Money. A a yours truly. A George Franks prepared Money with the Money prepared As the letter instructed. Or. Frank waited at his Home until a Telephone Call from a a Johnson at 3 15 in the afternoon told him to brins it in a taxicab be was sending to a drug store a mile away. By the time the cab arrived the family had been notified of the finding of the body of a boy which developed to be that of Robert. Doubt that the slaying was the it work of kidnappers was expressed last Senate votes to exonerate Montana Solon Washington d. C., May 23.�?up a the Senate today adopted the majority report of its investigating committee exonerating senator Wheeler. Democrat Montana of the charge of accepting a fee to prosecute Oil land claims before the Interior department after his election to the Senate. The vote on exonerating senator Wheeler was 56 to 5. The Senate previously had voted Down a motion by senator Sterling Republican South i it Dakota to postpone action. Senator Sterling who filed a minority report from the special committee. Proposed that the majority report exonerating senator Wheeler be held in abeyance and that they can Wade the River any place in the meantime no Steps be taken along the line. Once on the american Side they can Dodge through the mils and shrubbery. There Are per pity of Rad reads Inland and unknowing to motorists willingly give them lifts. Knocking is too Muo a trouble. The Law says they must stay in mex it it two years before they can rap f r admittance. So they just walk in vierhout knocking. Under the japanese exclusion Law. He immigration officials Are looking for still further trouble. Elpaso formerly was the Centero the chinese immigrant difficulties. There were two schools in Juarez to question that senator s right to exercise the duties of his membership. Senator Spencer Republican Missouri then offered a Resolution which would have modified the committee s sweeping exoneration of senator Quot Wheeler and would have declared merely that the inquiry had disclosed no facts which would disqualify him from serving in the Senate. It was Defeated 56 to 8. Eighteen republicans joined with 36 democrats and the two Farmer labor senators in support of the report. It was announced that All of the absent democratic senators would have supported the report had Sioux Falls. S. D., May 23 a Bankers of Thi.4 District meeting Here yesterday adopted a Resolution asking the repeal of the state Deposit guaranty Law and urging More rigid inspection of Banks. Another Resolution endorsed the my nary Haugen Bill. H v. Harlan of Sioux Falls was elected president of the group. S. L. Allen representative of Federal Reserve Bank was the principal speaker. Of Hansen is willing to move dismissal of itkins charge a did nothing hut coach chinese answering questions inquisitive j they been present or Ament agents might ask. J four Republican senators were hundreds of their pupils stole in j present but did not vote. They were United states. Four Hundred i Lifty wore deported in a single t month. One Day alone too were arrested Thi it year there has been very lit a tic worry about the chinese. But the taps have been bothering Tho in a migration men quite a bit. Six or seven japanese already have been deported. In the a a Island a stretch of land in mexican territory one Porf Only walk across an Imaginal a line into a City Street before he a in the United states. Now Uncle Moses. New Hampshire Reed Pennsylvania Warren Wyoming and wads Worth. New York. Means prosecutor and Wheeler clash at Senate hearing Washington d. A. May3. Up the troubles of Gaston b. Means Star witness for the Daugherty Cornin c putting up a hog wire Fence j mince were debated before the rom no this tee toys a it a session resounding every now and then a guard is with tumult irom beginning to end. Led. Skirmishes Between the agents j Hiram c. Todd assistant attorney i Tho smugglers Are quite com i general in charge of the prosecutions so much so. In fact they Are Quot toned Only briefly in the offi reports. A mfr Harris readily confesses w d his men Are up against it. Are doing what they can. But a his too big. Passage of the i path appropriation Bill now Ding in Congress providing for e guards is their Only Hope. Weather forecast a inn sofa generally fair tonight say Quot div. Except rain tonight in &Quot"0 cat portion cooler tonight j r cd Outh portions. Temper Tan its near freezing not so Cool sat in in extreme West portion. A rain this afternoon and to a a a Uch cooler tonight saturday Dervily fair. Cooler in East and a portions. North Dakota fair tonight and in Ord Ltd Frontier freezing tempera to tonight rising temperature sat a Day. Outh Dakota generally fair to i against Means in new York was on the witness stand but committee members and counsel for former attorney general Daugherty took up much of the time with a series of quarrels to bitter that the spectators tried to join in. And were quieted by Capitol police. Todd himself accused by chairman Brookhart of being Quot unfit for hire fired sharply Back across the committee table at the jibes of his i questioners declaring the committee had shown a a indignity towards the courts and reminded senator heeler the committee prosecutor. 4hat he himself is under indictment in Mon Highmore track stars leading in preliminary try South Fri tonight not so cold sat Sioux fall. S. D., May 23 Highmore. Tyndall. Yankton and Sioux Falls High school athletes led f saturday cooler tonight in to face Thi morning i the qualify probably j events of the state track and Field i not in cold sat meet. Finals in which Are to be held this afternoon the morning s ram local temperature a abated late in the Forenoon leaving the track in fairly Good condition. Highmore qualified eight men in five of eight preliminary events. Of maximum and minimum tempera Crom h m yesterday to 7 a in. To a y As recorded by the official government thermometer maximum 77. Minimum. 41. At 8 a. A. 41. Precipitation. .23. Weather and roads these bulletins Are flied at s 30 a no. Daily by the associated press Volunteer workers at Orient turn out to gravel streets Parker. S. P., May 23.�?maurice Itkin Star witness Forth state in the trial of Frank Beddow Here on a charge of larceny of $50,000 Worth of certificates of Deposit from the citizens state Bank of this place was absolved of any implication in the Deal Here yesterday in the minds of Parker residents. Throughout five hours of intense grilling Itkin retained a complacent composure and honest bearing that won the packed court room to him following the conclusion of his test Mony states attorney thin Hanson told Lam that charges made against him in connection with Beddow s operations would be dropped and that he would move for dismissal before the court at the earliest convenient time. Albert Swan associate of it Kin and Beddow was a states witness today. House attack on farm Bill resumed today officials to try to draft a Model state bread Law Washington. a May 23.�?effort# to draft a Model state Law regulating the weight of a loaf of bread will be Mae during the seventh annual conference on weights and measures monday and tuesday at the Bureau of standards to which officials in charge of weights and measures of the various states have been invited. Of c Ensor gowns Athens. Greece a fashionable women in Athens Are being terrorized by a local organization which term itself a the zealots of members of this organization have taken a vow to compel modesty in women a dress by Force. Women with Bare arms or Quot wearing Low necked gowns Are often roughly handled and exposed parts of their persons Are smeared with tar. Of doctors for 224 years London death of or. William Curtis 87, in Alton. Hampshire. Has snapped the last link of an unbroken Chain of family doctors. For 224 years and through five generations. Fathers and sons Hay practice As doctors in the some picturesque seventeenth Century House. Today a baseball National Teague Philadelphia at St. Louis postponed wet grounds. Boston at Calcag. Postponed rain. New York .200 too 0 Cincinnati. Leo too on Mcquillan and Snyder Mays and Wingo. Brooklyn lit too ooo�?3 s i Pittsburgh Cio non oooo i 6 i Grimes and Taylor Morrison Lundgren and Gooch. Orient. May 23.�?a Large number of volunteers provided with trucks. 41 prec pita a shovels and other implements Are Attify at work Graveling the main Mitchell raining tier .20 roads wet Sioux fails Cloudy Light drizzle. I business Street of Orient and placing 4 roads Good. It in first Clag condition. Pierre Cloudy 38 roads Good. J fortunately for the town. There is Huron Cloudy p8 roads wet. A gravel pit at a convenient location Aberdeen Cloudy. 36 roads mud-1 and from this the necessary material 4y was obtained. A Tho work i american Teague St louie000 nos �?0 j phial Delphia no Oft 20x�?5 9 0 Danforth. Kelp and Severeid Meeker and Perkins. Cly naked. .0 cd a a r key a Steve did. Con of net�?1 7 a Boston. 003 200 oox�?5 6 0 us in and Myatt Ehmke and can eff. Detroit too 033 new York.00i 020 Cole and Baseler Bush. Jones and Hofmann. Chicago. Too o Washington. Ill 0 Washington d. C., May 23.�?�? the House resumed debate today on the Mcnary Haugen farm Relief Bill with 5 1-2 hours allotted for alternating periods of attack and defense of the measure. Possibility of a vote before next tuesday seemed slight. At the outset. Representative Kincheloe. Democrat Kentucky a committee member started an attack on the measure. Representative Kincheloe declared the measure instead of bringing Relief to the Farmers would work to the Benefit of Large milling and packing corporations. He asserted the corporations would be Able to sell commodities in this country at the ratio Price and then in Europe buy Back the same commodities at the lower world Price. Or. Kincheloe advocated establishing a National cooperative marketing system reduction of tariffs and freight rates passage of a truth in fabric Law and development of muscle Shoals for fertilizer. Representative Johnson of West Virginia another Democrat on the agricultural committee coming to the defense of the Bill declared none of the critics of the measure had appeared before the agriculture committee to outline their objections or to propose a substitute. Representative Johnson asserted that regardless that agriculture was entitled to a Protection similar to that afforded manufacturers by the Tariff general hours before sending general word around of the discovery. Seen alive . According to officials of the Harvard school a private institution attended by Robert Franks the boy was last seen alive about 5 15 wednesday afternoon. He had acted As an Umpire in a baseball game but left before it a Over saying he was a going when he failed to arrive Home a search was made in the belief that he to the school or become ill. Alone at Home while her husband searched. Mrs. Franks received a mysterious Telephone Call about 10 30 of clock wednesday evening. A this is or. Johnson a a voice said. A of course you know by this time that your boy has been kidnapped. We have him and you need not worry he is Safe. But done to try to Trace this Call or to find me. We must have Money a we will let you know tomorrow what we want. We Are kidnappers and we mean business of you refuse us what we want or try to report us to the police we will kill the the speaker Hung up the receiver before mrs. Franks could make any inquiry. After hours of waiting for another Chicago in. May 23.�?up a slain while kidnappers demanded a $10,000 Ransom the nude body of Robert praties 14 year old son of Jacob Franks millionaire watch manufacturer found yesterday in a Railroad Culvert five Miles from his Home brought to Light the strangest and most baffling homicide in Chicago history. Unaware that the body of an in a night by chief Hughes. A it looks More identified boy found at 9 15 a. Rn., yesterday was that of his son the father was arranging to carry oui the kidnapper so demands sent to him in a neatly typewritten special delivery letter couched in perfect grammar. Hours after the body had. Been recovered an Uncle of the boy went to the morgue and identified it As the missing body. Corner s physicians who made an autopsy were unable to fix the manner of his death. Small gashes on the left and right temples. And two bruises on the Back of the head were insufficient to have caused death they said. There was no evidence that he died of strangulation or suffocation or that he was drowned they indicated that the slaying May have been done through a sponge or rag saturated in acid pressed to the Mouth. The eyes nose and lips were Blue and bits of Brown colouring Clung to the Mouth. The stomach and lungs surgeons said. Were a in pathological sought to collect random seven hours after the body had been found an attempt was made to collect the demanded Ransom. A taxicab was sent to Franks Home the Driver insisting that he had no instructions except to Call for or. Franks who was to direct him where to go. Charles Robinson Driver of the cab told detectives last night the person ordering the cab represented himself to be Frank Robinson was allowed to go after questioning. Every police and detective resource of Chicago has been put on the Case and several persons were reported like the work of boys to me a he said. A eth average criminal or kidnapper could not have written the letter to or. a wards totalling $10,000 for information leading to the arrest or conviction of the boys slayers have been offered. The boys father offered $5,-000 and a similar offer was made by a local newspaper. There Are two other children Joseph 17, and John 15. Fuersde0de to push ahead on world tour Pepper world court plan is in committee composite proposal said to Elm body ideas of Harding and Coolidge but league is barred p in n Syi j Vani a a proposal accepts present tribunal As starting Point Washington. This. May 2ii.�? agreement was reached today by the Senate foreign relations Cool Mil too to finally dispose tomorrow of the several propositions before if dealing with american adherence to Tho world court. The derision Vas accepted by most members As assuring a favourable report on a composite plan. Tokio Japan May 23.�?up a the american army aviators flying around the world have changed the plan which would have kept them Here a week and will Fly on to Kus Himoto probably next tuesday or wednesday. The change was made in the interest of Speed the flight already being Many Days behind its schedule. As a consequence of it the time spent in idleness while in Japan will be reduced almost to nothing. The americans express themselves As eager to press on and declare they will Fly again As soon As possible. The fliers were to have been asunder surveillance. Officers admitted Terra led for four Days in Tokio but they were tracing the Slimmest of under the changed plan they will clues. Till boys body was found half extending out of a Culvert under the Railroad tracks. It had apparently been tossed into the water head first. A Man walking along the tracks found it and with the Aid of Section hands hauled it to dry land. A stocking identified As worn by the boy and a pair of Horn rimmed Eye glasses were found on the Bank. The father said his son had never worn Eye glasses. Police called to the scene assumed the then unidentified boy had been drowned and waited and the railroads by increased rates. He challenged statements that cooperative marketing organizations would be ruined by the Bill asserting the a organizations sent representatives before the committee to endorse it. Representative Rainey Democrat Illinois declared a nothing worse could be proposed a and Treadway. Republican. Massachusetts asserted that nothing could be a More socialistic communistic or Walsh would pay off Bonus in real Money spend Only two Days. Saturday and sunday in the capital. They Wilt be guests at functions Given by the. Minister of War and other japanese 1 0 election of judges voting rep Washington d. C., Mefy 23.�?14 a a composite plan for adherence to the permanent court of International Justice with reservations was Laid before the Senate yesterday afternoon in a Resolution drafted by senator Pepper. Republican. Pennsylvania after two Days of consultation with his colleagues on the foreign relations committee. It was referred at once to Tho con Mittee which was to continue in session today probably with the Pepper proposal under discussion. It provides for modification of Tho proposal transmitted to the Senate by president Harding in february 1923. So As to Transfer the election of judges from the Council and Assembly of the league of nations to similar bodies appointed by signatories to the court statute and proposes also the summoning of a third Hague conference to clarify and codify International Law. Disc tis Ion la continued the committee continued its general disc lesion of a underlying principles without special reference to any formal plans before it. Tho a participating reported a strengthened conviction that the views of the various groups within the committee could be reconciled to permit the reporting of a Compromise and suggestions of the form this might take coincide closely with the language of the Pepper proposal. The same object was sought also in a Resolution introduced by senator King. Democrat. I. Tah who proposed adherence to the Harding plan with definite amendments to protect the United states notables and by american organizations and officials which will occupy most of the time they Are Here Fomen tation and the rendition of advisory opinions. Senator Pepper said he was act today instead of resting All three jf1 himself alone although he be Washington d. C., May 23.�?the first move to modify the four Day old Bonus Law was made today when senator Walsh Democrat Massachi pilots and their mechanician spent a considerable period working on their planes. Tonight they were guests at a dinner Given by the flying corps at Kasum Gaura the naval aviation base which was their latest Stop. Antiwar Bill introduced at Church session lion dollars if the change was approved. Setts proposed an amendment substituting Cash payments for insure i Call or further word from the Kinda peer on the same per diem basis now Era mrs. Franks notified the Detec contained in the Bill. He estimated i five. Bureau extracting a pledge of the government would save one Noil secrecy from the lieutenant on duty. The officer left without reporting to those who succeeded him expecting he said that or. Franks would Confer with Michael Hughes chief of detectives. Letter Thi of kidnapping the letter demanding the Ransom was delivered at the Franks Home at 9 30 yesterday morning a few minutes after the boy s body had been recovered. A was you know by this time your son has been kidnapped. The letter read. A allow us to assure you that he is at present Well and Safe. A you need fear no physical harm to him. Provided you live up carefully to the following instructions and such others As you will receive. A should you however disobey any Mcadoo forces in Tennessee victors after hot Battle Nashville. Tenn. May 23.�?in one of the Sto Miest sessions Ever seen in a political gathering her the democratic. State convention late Yat Ltd Day by a vote of 1,300 to 743 1-2 instructed the Tennessee delegation to the rational convention to support William g. Mcadoo with the states 24 vote As Long As his name is before the convention. The Stormy part of the session broke Loose when o. K. Holliday of Springfield mass., May 23.�?the following Resolution on War was presented to the methodist episcopal general conference today by a special committee a millions of our fellow men have died heroically in a a War to end what they undertook we must finish by methods of pea re. War is not inevitable. It is the supreme enemy of Mankind. Its futility is beyond question. Its continuance is the suicide of civilization. A Are determined to outlaw the whole War system. A the patriotism of the methodist episcopal Church has never been challenged. Neither our motives nor our loyalty must be impugned when we insist on the fulfilment of the pledges made to the dead and assert our Christian Ideal for the living. Lived his proposal submitted did in fact meet every phase of opinion in the committee. A the Resolution contemplates adherence by the United states to Tho permanent court in response to the recommendation of president Harding and Coolidge a he said. A att does not Pride for a new court but accepts the present tribunal. The Prezant judges continue in office and the jurisdiction and procedure of the court Are unaffected. A tile Resolution gives effect to the determination of both presidents to avoid All Legal relationship to the league of nations. The court under the Resolution would become in fact a w orld court and All american interests would be safeguarded. A the Resolution is an attempt to give effect to the presidents policy and to reconcile As far As possible All divergent views As to How this can Best be keep free from be Agar in its preamble the Pepper Resolution declares an intention to insure the United states remaining a wholly free from any Legal relationship to the Teague of this purpose to proceeds to accomplish by Means of a Long and technical arrangement with two annexes and with six amendments to the statute creating the court. These amendments Are set Forth in definite language for adoption by other nation holding membership in the court As a condition of american adherence. Among other things. In addition to the amendments demanded the Resolution sets Forth that american cd governments which ignore the Christian conscience of men in time of j in Ltd a subject to the declaration peace cannot justly claim the live a at a United states disclaims All of men in time of War. Secret do j a by no vilify for the exercise by the Plo Macy and political partisanship re it a jurisdiction to Render and must not draw men into the dilemma j via by opinions and subject to the of deciding Between support of coun declaration that the United try and loyalty to states intends to adhere to the Mono Roe doctrine As a National policy and Psi i i 1 w a assume no obligations inconsistent English girl is i therewith. Cookeville floor Esder of the with police authorities or any private ado forces Mal a motion that the 9 �?zncie8 should you already have delegation be instructed for Mcadoo j a to munic red with the police allow Underwood forces objected but the them to con nue their investigations. Chicago. Ii. May 23�?th abduction of Nelme Taylor. 18 year old English girl. In Broad Dav Light in Resit of her uncles Home a Sherd a. Was a u that abject of police investigation to further instructions his a at. W a Ajr it thru amp men pushed the Seres m the penalty. T1jr jnt0 an automobile and a �?�1�?for obvious reasons make a Gap a sol utely no attempt to communicate abducted in front fundamentalists of Home of Uncle win first bout in presbyterian meet Resolution was read. And the Mcadoo faction began a demonstration that lasted at intervals until the end of the convention. At one time the Dis but do not mention this letter. �?o2�?secure before noon today ten thousand $14. »00 dollars. This Money must be entirely of old Dills order reached such a Point that to 0f Toje following denominations $2,-lice reserves appeared on platform j too in Twenty Dollar Bills. $8,000 in after a demonstration of about 20 fifty Dollar Bills. The Money must be minutes the bedlam subsided and the 1 0i<j. Any attempt to include new or Roll Call was taken. Marked Bills will Render the entire r Quot o venture futile. Snow in Duluth i a a rho Money should be placed former Sioux Falls detective is freed on robbery charge Duluth minn., May 23�?snow mix in a Large Cigar Box. Or if that is in Leverett and Schaik Johnson and cd with rain fell Here for 40 min possible in a heavy cardboard Box. Watertown Cloudy 34 Rada stealing a at feet waa donated Rani. Tea today. Securely cloned and wrapped la White Tion Here. Sioux a i. S. A. May 23�?a verdict of not guilty was returned late yesterday by a circuit court jury in the Case of Ray Heinrich former City detective charged with robbery. Heinrich had been in Jal four and one half months awaiting settlement of his Case which played a prominent part in last month s mayoralty elec tra rid rapid. Mich. May 23�? up a the 134th general a rrb a of the presbyter a Church in the United states of America got Down to business today after tha first fundamental in ode Mist Brush yesterday which the fundamentalists won in the election of or. Clarence Mccartney Philadelphia Pas it Ras Moderator. Today began the flood of Bills and overture and the transaction of the business of the Church Fry the 900 commissioner a ministers and eiders a attending the Assembly. The conservative element appeared to have a commanding majority a evidenced by or. Mccartney s election and this advantage a increased by the new Moderator selection of chairman for important committee. All major committee chairmanships were Given to men of prs Bow Wood fun dam in taunt How lip
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